87. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2022

73. 2021 Sunday B: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE- The attorney general of the great state of Montana- Austin Knudsen- announces that IF the Biden administration attempts to deliver illegal immigrants from the U.S.-Mexico border to northern states, they are going to slam the administration with a hefty lawsuit. NO one wants these illegals, Joe, so stop dumping them across the country.

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87. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2022:

Holi (Hindu holiday)

President Dwight D. Eisenhower; U.S. Supreme Court Roger B. Taney; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer; U.S. Secretaries of Defense James Forrestal, Louis A. Johnson, Caspar Weinberger; U.S. Secretaries of State Martin Van Buren, Christian Herter, Frank B. Kellogg, Henry L. Stimson, and Edmund Muskie; U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry “Hank” Paulson; Jethro Tull featuring John Evan, and Pablo Cruise featuring Bud Cockrell:

  1. 845 Tuesday: Viking raiders sack the city of Paris, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collected a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.
  2. 1285 Wednesday: The 189th Roman Catholic Pope Martin IV ended his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became pontiff on February 22, 1281, and shepherded his flock until the Lord called him home today.
  3. 1738 Friday: English parliament declares war on Spain (War of Jenkin’s Ear).
  4. 1796 Monday: Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is 1st U.S.-African church.
  5. 1797 Tuesday: Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patents a washing machine.
  6. 1799 Thursday: New York State abolished slavery.
  7. 1804 Wednesday: Ohio passed law that restricted movement of blacks within its borders.   
  8. 1829 Saturday: The 10th U.S. Secretary of State Martin Van Buren assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until May 23, 1831.  He later became the president of the United States.
  9. 1834 Friday: The U.S. Senate voted to censure President Andrew Jackson for the removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United States.
  10. 1836 Monday: The 24th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and 5th Chief Justice Roger B. Taney assumed his office on this date.  A Federalist and then a Democrat, President Andrew Jackson nominated Taney to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Marshall.  Taney served from today until October 12, 1864.
  11. 1845 Friday: Mexico drops diplomatic relations with the U.S.
  12. 1854 Tuesday: During the Crimean War, Britain and France declared war on Russia to rescue the so-called, “Sick Man of Europe” the Ottoman Empire, from its opponent, Russia, to keep the balance of power in the region intact.
  13. 1865 Tuesday: New York enacted outdoor advertising legislation, which banned painting on stones, rocks, and trees. 
  14. 1881 Monday: PT Barnum and James A. Bailey formed “The Greatest Show on Earth.”
  15. 1885 Saturday: The U.S. Salvation Army officially organizes on this date.
  16. 1895 Thursday: In Paris, France, future 53rd U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter is born.  He would serve under fellow Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower from April 22, 1959, to January 20, 1961.
  17. 1898 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in United States v. Wong Kim Ark, ruled that a child born in the United States to Chinese immigrants was a citizen of the United States.
  18. 1908 Saturday: Automobile owners lobbied the U.S. Congress, supporting a bill that called for vehicle licensing and federal registration.
  19. 1910 Monday: In Washington, D.C., the 51st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer died.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice Stanley Matthews seat, a fellow Republican.  He served from December 18, 1889, to March 28, 1910.  Meanwhile, the first seaplane took off from water in Martinique, France.  The pilot was Henri Fabre.
  20. 1914 Saturday: In Rumford, Maine, future 58th U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie is born.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from 05-08-1980 to 01-20-1981.
  21. 1917 Wednesday: The Ottoman Turks expel Jews from Tel Aviv and Jaffa in occupied Palestine.  Elsewhere, during World War I, the federal government formed the Women’s Auxiliary Corps, aka WAAC.
  22. 1920 Sunday: The Palm Sunday tornado outbreak affects the Great Lakes region as well as the states of the Deep South.
  23. 1921 Monday: President Warren Harding named William Howard Taft as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court.
  24. 1922 Tuesday: The first microfilm device undergoes introduction to the public.
  25. 1924 Friday: Radio station WGN-AM in Chicago begins radio transmitting on this date.
  26. 1929 Thursday: The 45th U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge / served from March 05, 1925, to March 28, 1929.  His successor, the 46th U.S. Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson assumed the office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Herbert Hoover from today until March 04, 1933.
  27. 1930 Friday: The names of the Turkish cities of Constantinople and Angora were changed to Istanbul and Ankara.
  28. 1933 Tuesday: German Reichstag confers dictatorial powers on Adolf Hitler.  The Nazis then banned Jewish businesses, professions, and schools.
  29. 1935 Thursday: The notorious Nazi propaganda film “Triumph of the Will” premiered in Berlin.  Elsewhere, American scientist and engineer Robert Goddard uses gyroscopes to control a rocket.
  30. 1939 Tuesday: The Spanish Civil War effectively ended as Madrid fell to the forces of Francisco Franco.  Under siege for more than two years, the communist Republicans had managed to defend the nation’s capital from the Falangists, aka Fascist, aka Nationalist Spaniards.  The Nationalists began rounding up their communist opponents, executing many of them where they stood (the only good communist is a dead communist) while sparing others to begin repairing the damage they caused to both Madrid and to the rest of their nation.  A few survivors managed to flee through enemy lines and seek refuge in the mountains.
  31. 1940 Thursday:  In Paris, representatives of the French and British governments agree that neither nation will sign a separate peace with the Nazis.  They must stand strong together following declaring war on the Germans following their invasion of a peaceful Poland on September 1, 1939. 
  32. 1941 Friday: Fighting in Italian-controlled East Africa is coming to an end as British and Indian forces storm their way into Kerren, the key town to conquering Eritrea.  The town was held by the elite Savoia Grenadiers who gave as good as they got.  However, lacking the heavy arms of their British foes as well as the numbers and beleaguered with a civilian population who no longer had a stomach for the fight, they were overpowered and forced to surrender thus effectively ending Fascist control of the area. Elsewhere, novelist and critic Virginia Woolf, 59, drowned herself in England.  
  33. 1942 Saturday: British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St. Nazaire.  Although they manage to damage large amounts of Axis equipment and infrastructure, the raiders suffer severe losses and soon return back across the English Channel to Britain.
  34. 1943 Sunday: No matter what the Brits throw at the remnants of the once-powerful Afrika Korps, Generaloberst Hans-Jürgen von Arnim, commander of the force since Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was recalled home due to illness, continues extricating his troops from one trap after another as he continues the struggle in Tunisia. 
  35. 1944 Tuesday: On the Eastern Front, German and Romanian troops that have been bottled up in Odessa in the Ukraine are preparing their own evacuation by sea across the Black Sea towards Romania and freedom.  The Red Army continues shelling the city making the escape problematic but still, drowning is preferable to becoming a POW in the Soviet Union.    Meanwhile, the Soviets capture the Nikolayev which the year before had been the scene of a major battle between escaping Italian 8th Army, Romanian, and German survivors of the Battle of Stalingrad.   
  36. 1945 Wednesday: Germany launched the last of the V-2 rockets against England.   On the Western Front, U.S. British, French,  and Polish forces continue the inexorable drive towards Berlin and ultimate victory while the Soviets continue plowing through Eastern Europe, crushing resistance wherever they come across it.   In the China-Burma-India Theater, Imperial Japanese forces are losing the fight for Burma and are having to hightail it towards the east.
  37. 1946 Thursday: The U.S. Department of State releases the Acheson-Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.  Elsewhere, in Palm Beach, Florida, future 74th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Henry “Hank” Paulson is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George W. Bush from July 10, 2006, to January 20, 2009.
  38. 1948 Sunday: John Evan—keyboardist with the British band, Jethro Tull[i] 1970-1980—was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England on this date.
  39. 1949 Monday: The 1st U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from September 17, 1947.  His successor, Louis A. Johnson assumed the office on this date.  A fellow Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until September 19, 1950.
  40. 1950 Tuesday: Future bassist/vocalist with It’s a Beautiful Day[ii] and Pablo Cruise[iii]—Bud Cockrell—is born on this date in Greenville, Mississippi.
  41. 1954 Sunday: At the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, French paratroopers and Foreign Legionnaires took the fight to the enemy.  Following an intensive, rolling barrage, forces under the command of Major Marcel Bigeard moved out into the scrublands and with the aid of several tanks, destroyed numerous People’s Army antiaircraft and other artillery pieces and killed perhaps more than 350-400 enemy soldiers.  This was a morale-boosting battle and the French felt much better than they had in two weeks.[iv]
  42. 1960 Monday: Pope John XXIII raises the first Japanese, African, and Filipino cardinals.
  43. 1962 Wednesday: The Air Force announced research into the use of lasers to intercept missiles and satellites.
  44. 1963 Thursday: The Alfred Hitchcock film, “The Birds” premiered in New York City.
  45. 1967 Tuesday: U.N. Secretary General U Thant makes public proposals for peace in Vietnam.
  46. 1969 Friday: The 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, died in Washington, D.C., at age 78.  A Republican, he served January 20, 1953, January 20, 1961.
  47. 1973 Wednesday: U.S. troops leave Vietnam, 9 years after Tonkin Resolution.
  48. 1976 Sunday: In Paris, France, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers won a 10-round bout on points by beating fellow American heavyweight boxer Henry Clark.  This put Shavers’ record to 51-5-1.
  49. 1978 Tuesday: In Stump v. Sparkman, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld, 5-3, the judicial immunity of an Indiana judge against a lawsuit brought by a young woman who’d been ordered sterilized by the judge when she was a teenager.
  50. 1979 Wednesday: America’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pennsylvania.
  51. 1986 Friday: More than 6,000 radio stations of all format varieties played “We are the World” simultaneously at 10:15 a.m. EST.
  52. 1987 Saturday: In Nagoya, Japan, heavyweight boxer “Neon Leon” Spinks won a 12-round split decision over opponent Jeff Jordan to win the vacant WBC Continental Americas heavyweight boxing title.  With the victory over Jeff Jordan, Spinks’ pro record went to 18-7-2.
  53. 1990 Wednesday: Michael Jordan scores 69 points, 4th time he scores 60 points in a game.  Meanwhile, President George H. W. Bush awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal.
  54. 1991 Thursday: Mike Tyson admits paternity to Kimberly Scarborough’s son.
  55. 1994 Monday: Italy’s right-wing alliance under Silvio Berlusconi wins election.
  56. 1995 Tuesday: The world’s largest bank, Japan’s Mitsubishi Bank and Bank of Tokyo merges.
  57. 2003 Friday: New research on the Shroud of Turin supports that it may been used as Jesus Christ’s burial cloth; researchers used mechanical and thermal measurements to date the shroud between 300 BC and 400 AD.
  58. 2005 Monday: A magnitude-8.78 earthquake hits the Indonesia island of Sumatra; it is the second strongest earthquake since 1960.
  59. 2006 Tuesday: The 15th U.S. Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger died in Bangor, Maine, at age 88 on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 21, 1981, to November 23, 1987.
  60. 2010 Sunday: The BBC finds evidence of a massacre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo carried out by the Lord’s Resistance Army last December, in which 321 people, including children, were killed.
  61. 2011 Monday: The International Atomic Energy Agency calls for a summit to discuss concerns about nuclear safety following radiation leaks at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
  62. 2012 Wednesday: The Mega Millions jackpot in the U.S. reaches a world record in lottery history – $500 million dollars.
  63. 2013 Thursday: Attracting NATO criticism, Russia conducts unscheduled military exercises in the Black Sea.  Elsewhere, former South African President Nelson Mandela finds himself in the hospital with a lung problem.  God bless you, President Mandela. 
  64. 2014 Friday: Third baseman Miguel Cabrera signs a 10-year contract with the Detroit Tigers for $292 million, exceeding the 10-year contract signed by Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees in 2007 for $275 million.  Elsewhere, Russia increases the price of gas to the Ukraine by 80 percent.  Finally, two cases of Ebola are reported in Liberia among people who have traveled to Guinea.
  65. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, officials find that Andreas Lubitz, co-pilot of downed Germanwings Flight 4U 9525, had mental and physical health problems that he hid from the airline; a doctor’s note was found excusing him from work on the day that he crashed the plane.  Meanwhile, the Saudi Coalition announces that it now has full control of Yemeni airspace while ground fighting continues around the port of Aden.  The Saudis are trying to drive the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels out of their positions and to reassert Yemeni Sunni control of government.
  66. 2016 Monday: Belgian prosecutors release one Muslim guy they scooped up in their search for the jihadists that capsized their country and caused widespread fear throughout Western Europe because the evidence upon which, they arrested him did not support the crimes with which they were trying to charge him.  We hope they kept eyes on him anyway…elsewhere, the Japanese military continues building up its forces and intelligence-gathering apparatuses near the disputed Senkaku Islands, the ones the Chinese covet. 
  67. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump proposed immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs such as medical research, infrastructure, and community grants so the American taxpayers—and NOT Mexico—could cover the down payment for the border wall.  Elsewhere, Wells Fargo Bank said it would pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over as many as 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission.
  68. 2018 Wednesday: Arriving for his first trip outside North Korea, Kim Jong Un arrives in Beijing via his armored train to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping.  Meanwhile, following an out-of-control prison riot that led to a major fire in the Carabobo state police headquarters in Valencia, Venezuela, the authorities claim 68 deaths and countless others injured and maimed.
  69. 2019 Thursday: After 100-plus migrants seized control of a merchantmen plying the waters off the coast of Libya- and which then took control of the vessel and ordered its captain and crew to take them to Malta- the Maltese navy arrived on scene, stormed the vessel, freed its crew, and took the pirates into custody.  The ship then went onto Malta where it docked, and the scumbag refugees were trotted off to holding cells.  We guess a prison on Malta beats living in Libya without Moammar Gaddafi in charge.  
  70. 2020 Saturday: The Wuhan Virus continues plaguing the world what with confirmed global cases hitting 664,924 with a total of 30,848 deaths and 140,222 recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the United States there are a total of 124,665 confirmed cases with 2,026 deaths and approximately 1,072 recoveries (although the recovery number seems a bit low).  Meanwhile, in Communist China, the authorities have re-opened parts of the epicenter of the virus- Wuhan- after two months of intense isolation including the nailing in of the afflicted into their apartments.
  71. 2021 Sunday: FOREIGN NEWS I- Some nut case runs amok in a library in Vancouver, Canada today stabbing seven people.  One person is dead, and six others wounded.  Stick around for updates.  Meanwhile, tensions continue to rise in Myanmar as the military junta goes berserk during their annual military parade in their capital city of Naypyidaw.  They murdered at least 100 people across the country yesterday and continue their rampage today.  Since the military coup took charge, more than 420 brave souls have been slain by the left-wing thugs.
  72. 2021 Sunday A: FOREIGN NEWS II- Meanwhile, a pair of jihadists attempt to storm a Roman Catholic Church but end up detonating their suicide bombs outside the main entrance injuring at least 14 people.  The Indonesian jihad attack occurred on the island of Sulawesi.   One must love the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.  Elsewhere, for the second year in a row- thanks to the Xi Jinping Bat Flu Pandemic- Pope Francis delivered Palm Sunday services to a near-empty St. Peter’s Basilica.  Finally, two additional tugboats are heading to the Suez Canal to try to budge the quarter-mile-long container ship blocking canal traffic.  Economic losses are estimated to be around $9 billion per day in shipped goods reaching their destinations.
  73. 2021 Sunday B: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE- The attorney general of the great state of Montana- Austin Knudsen- announces that IF the Biden administration attempts to deliver illegal immigrants from the U.S.-Mexico border to northern states, they are going to slam the administration with a hefty lawsuit.  NO one wants these illegals, Joe, so stop dumping them across the country.  As the BIDEN BORDER HOLOCAUST continues to develop, a weakening Biden administration says, ‘yes, indeed, it will allow reporters to visit the border.’  Speaking of the border, President Donald J. Trump says he will be visiting the border within the next several weeks.   Next, an ABC-IPSOS poll released today says that ’56-percent of the American people do NOT approve of Joe Biden’s bungled border crisis, the disaster that threatens to engulf our entire nation.  We suspect the numbers are far higher than that.  Finally, Senator Mike Braun reported that a Biden administration hack demanded GOP senators delete all photos of their visit to the crumbling border.
  74. 2021 Sunday C: BIDEN ADMINISTRATION NEWS- The Biden administration installs a rabid anti-Trumper by the name of Richard Torres Estrada into the role of Chief of Diversity and Inclusion (what a load of bullshit.  There, we said it, what are you going to do about it?) into the Special Operations Command.  I guess we need more snowflakes with which to terrify the NEW Axis powers of communist China, Russia, Iran, and their junior partners North Korea, Venezuela, and Cuba.  Limp-wristed defenses are best.  Speaking of North Korea, it appears that Joe Biden is indeed losing sleep at night over North Korea because he won’t utter a peep against their bellicosity.
  75. 2021 Sunday D: POLITICAL NEWS I- In Iowa, the news media is turning on Democrat Rita Hart, the woman trying to get House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi to steal the seat from lawfully-seated Congresswoman Marionnette Miller-Meeks.  The Cornhuskers are growing angrier by the day and the Democrat media is slamming Ms. Hart and Pelosi, too.  God bless them.   Meanwhile, Bill Maher on his show, Real Time with Bill Maher, noted left-of-center commentator is blasting the WOKE attitudes in U.S. schools, hammering them for being unable to hear ALL views.  Good for you, Bill.
  76. 2021 Sunday E: POLITICAL NEWS II- Speaking of “Mumbles” Pelosi, Congressman Mike Rogers, R-AL 3rd congressional district, blasts “Mumbles” for staging political theater on the grounds of the Capitol what with razor wire fencing that never seems to come down surrounding Fort Pelosi as well as for installing metal detectors through which, ALL members must pass or face an immediate docking of $5,000 from their pay.  People of California vote this angry old senile hag out of office.
  77. 2021 Sunday F: POLITICAL NEWS III- Corey Lewandowski says that when President Donald J. Trump’s new social media platform goes live, people will be able to communicate directly with the 45th president.   Elsewhere, GOP Asian official Lee Wong shows his battle scars to his fellow Cincinnati city council members.  “Don’t question my patriotism” as he displayed his scarred body from 20-years’ military service in the U.S. military.  Next, Donald Trump Jr. says that ‘before the Democrats go after law abiding citizens’ guns, they had better do something about Hunter Biden as man, that guy lied on a federal background check form as well as tossed a firearm into a trash can across from a school that then disappeared.  Amen.
  78. 2021 Sunday G: POLITICAL NEWS IV- Meanwhile, this September, Congress is going to award murdered retired police Captain David Dorn with the Congressional Medal of Honor.  Looks like “Mumbles” needs to show she actually gives a flying fluck about murdered cops.    Elsewhere, the people of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, are seeking to remove their version of Los Angeles County’s George Gascon, the inept left-wing POS DA Larry Krasner.  Since last summer’s protests, violent crime rates have soared into the stratosphere.  Remove this George Soros-funded piece of duck dreck from office.  NOW.   Next, Senator Raphael Warnock, DS-GA and a man who serves Karl Marx and the Lord simultaneously, told Dana “Horse Face” Bash today that the Democrat-controlled U.S. Senate can concentrate on BOTH voting rights and infrastructure at the same time.  Wow.  Good for you.
  79. 2021 Sunday H: CHINESE VIRUS NEWS- Vladimir Putin says he expects that herd immunity in the former Soviet Union will arrive sometime towards the end of summer at which point, all lockdowns and restrictions will be removed.   Next, the British expect the second round of Wuhan Virus vaccines will soon be administered to the British people and even better, thanks to increasing supplies, people will not have to receive MIXED vaccinations which is incredibly good.  Elsewhere, One America News asked a question today: “Is the China Virus responsible for hate crimes?”  No, the communist Chinese are responsible for the virus and OTHER minorities than Asians hired by the Democrats to go out and commit faux hate crimes against Asians are responsible.  Why do you think we NEVER see the perpetrators in the FEW EXAMPLES trotted out by leftist news media to show us of this wave of hate crimes against Asian Americans?  It’s not happening yet Asian Americans at the drop of a hat (Democrats set this stuff in motion) are out in the streets demanding STOP THE HATE.  It’s all Astroturf, folks.  (What we have seen is young black men attacking Asians.  Someone talk about that, please).
  80. 2021 Sunday I: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 127,016,385 confirmed cases, 2,780,776  confirmed deaths, and 71,960,689 confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,254,490 confirmed cases, 549,289 confirmed deaths, (down from last count albeit from a different source) and 118,387,582 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them. 
  81. 2021 Sunday J: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,658,714 confirmed cases, 58,815 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 29,712 confirmed cases, 461 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 361,115 confirmed cases, 5,218 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., the fourth highest state after California- Illinois: currently, they have 1,220,432 confirmed cases, 23,329 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 831,924 confirmed cases, 6,185 confirmed deaths, and 816,218 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Jordan, home of the Hashemite kings: 589,316 cases of the virus, 8,763 confirmed deaths and 527,609 confirmed recoveries.[v]
  82. 2021 Sunday K: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.895 per gallon, $3.649 in Hawaii, and $3.326 in Washington state.[vi]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,105,144,952,031 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[vii]  Cloward and Piven at high speed.
  83. 2021 Sunday L: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- California theme parks are preparing to reopen this week.  Next, the White House and private industries are conspiring as HOW to create ‘vaccine passports’ so that those who resist vaccination with this as yet-unknown crap- will be prevented from participating in normal society.  The Health and Human Services Department is the driving force behind this initiative by which, the federal government and the globalist movement can force everyone to accept their agenda.  People of faith are suspicious of this push to get everyone to take this vaccine for a disease that millions suspect is not quite as bad as advertised.  Very strange, folks, very strange.  Finally, Oscar De La Hoya is going to make yet another comeback, this time at age 48.
  84. 2022 Monday: Stick around, let’s see what happens today…

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

[ii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected.  We certainly will one day.  Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.

[iii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected.  We certainly will one day.  Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

[v] Friends, Bing has become a failure at reporting up to date figures, so we have gone to Johns Hopkins University of Medicine.  However, why don’t they report the number of recoveries?  Are the authorities afraid of reporting the truth?  Here is the link: COVID-19 Map – Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center (jhu.edu).

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

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

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66. 2020 Tuesday J: Corrupt prosecutors of the Southern District of New York are trying to get ahold of Rudy Giuliani’s emails so they can pursue him and the president. They are seeking help from the Department of Justice so they can persecute- NOT prosecute- either President Trump OR the president’s attorney.

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356. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2021:

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WEEK 2021

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Levi Woodbury; U.S. Secretaries of State Bainbridge Colby and Frank B. Kellogg; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Levi Woodbury and Lloyd Bentsen; U.S. Secretary of War George W. Crawford;  U.S. Senator Ted Cruz; the Bee Gees featuring Maurice and Robin Gibb, Cheap Trick featuring Rick Nielsen, the Clash featuring Joe Strummer, Eric Burdon and the Animals featuring Barry Jenkins, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass featuring Nick Ceroli, Joe Cocker, Michael Schenker Group featuring Mo Foster, Mountain featuring Leslie West, and the Who featuring Kenney Jones:

  1. 1574 Sunday: Murad III- the 77th caliph of all Islam- assumed his role on this date.  He would guide all Muslims from today until January 16, 1595.
  2. 1731 Saturday: The Dutch people revolt against a tax on meat.
  3. 1775 Friday: The Continental Navy forms with a fleet of seven ships.
  4. 1789 Tuesday: In Francistown, N.H., future 30th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Levi Woodbury is born.  President James K. Polk nominated the Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Joseph Story.  Woodbury served from September 20, 1845, to September 04, 1851.  Woodbury also served his nation as its 13th U.S. Treasury secretary.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, 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, however, 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.
  5. 1798 Saturday: In Columbia County, Georgia, the future 21st U.S. Secretary of War George W. Crawford is born.  A Whig, he served under President Zachary Taylor from March-08-1849 to July-23-1850.
  6. 1807 Tuesday: Congress passed the Embargo Act, designed to force a peace between Britain and France by cutting off all trade with Europe.  
  7. 1808 Thursday: Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 6, Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, and Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58, had their world premieres in Vienna, Austria.
  8. 1810 Saturday: The English warship HMS Minotaur sinks with the loss of 480 lives.
  9. 1815 Friday: Spanish troops execute renegade Mexican priest, Jose Maria Morelos.
  10. 1856 Monday: Future 45th U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg is born in Potsdam, N.Y.  He would serve under President Calvin Coolidge from 03-05-1925 to 03-28-1929.
  11. 1864 Thursday: During the Civil War, Union General William T. Sherman said in a message to President Abraham Lincoln, “I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah.”
  12. 1869 Wednesday: In St. Louis, Mo., future 45th U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby is born.  He would serve under President Woodrow Wilson from March 23, 1920, to March 04, 1921.  He would begin political life as a Republican, then become a Progressive, and finally end life as a Democrat.
  13. 1894 Saturday: French army officer Alfred Dreyfus suffered conviction on treason charges in a court-martial that triggered worldwide charges of anti-Semitism.  (Eventually, however, Dreyfus won an acquittal).  Elsewhere, the United States Golf Association formed in New York City.
  14. 1895 Sunday: German physicist Wilhelm Röntgen made the first X-ray of his wife’s hand.
  15. 1910 Thursday: A fire lasting more than 26 hours broke out at the Chicago Union Stock Yards, 21 firefighters died when the burning building collapsed atop them.
  16. 1917 Saturday: Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini, who later became the first naturalized U.S. citizen to undergo canonization, died in Chicago at age 67.
  17. 1937 Wednesday: The first center tube of the Lincoln Tunnel connecting New York City and New Jersey underneath the Hudson River opened to the traffic.  (The north tube finally opened in 1945 whereas construction on the south tube ended in 1957, which completed the project).
  18. 1939 Friday: During the Winter War, the Finns launch a massive counterattack on Soviet forces outside of Petsamo.  Elsewhere, Gloria Jacobs became the first girl to hold a world pistol record when she shot 299 out of a possible 300 points.  She was only 17 years old at the time of this accomplishment.  Meanwhile, future member of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[i]– drummer Nick Ceroli- is born in Niles, Ohio, on this date.
  19. 1941 Monday: Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in Washington, D.C. for a wartime conference with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, fighting continues to evolve in local battles as the Soviets continue trying to push the Germans back from their capital.  It would appear that unless something happens and soon, the Axis troops could be in deep trouble.
  20. 1942 Tuesday: As fighting on the Eastern Front continues going from bad to worse, Field Marshal Erich von Manstein will make his decision tomorrow as to whether the German relief forces will make the final run to Stalingrad or will withdraw to redeploy so they can stop the mayhem occurring north of the doomed city.  Inside the crumbling metropolis, General Paulus is showing no sign of a willingness to break out of the trap and make a run to the west and safety behind the Axis lines.
  21. 1943 Wednesday: Sporting goods manufacturers received permission to use synthetic rubber for the core of baseballs.
  22. 1944 Friday: During the World War II Battle of the Bulge, Brigadier General Anthony C. McAuliffe rejected a German demand for surrender, writing “Nuts!” in his official reply.  Meanwhile, Barry Jenkins, future drummer with Eric Burdon and the Animals[ii] (1966-1968) was born on this date in Leicester, England.  Elsewhere, in Byfleet, Surrey, England, future bassist with the Michael Schenker Group- Mo Foster- is born on this date.
  23. 1945 Saturday: Future hard rock guitar phenom—Leslie West—who would front the East Coast rock band, Mountain[iii] for decades—is born on this date in New York City, N.Y.
  24. 1946 Sunday: Rick Nielsen—future lead guitarist/vocalist with the Rockford, Illinois, rock band, Cheap Trick[iv]—is born on this date in Elmhurst, Illinois.   
  25. 1949 Thursday: Future longtime members of the rock band, the Bee Gees[v]– Maurice Gibb (multi-instrumentalist, vocals 1958-2003) and Robin Gibb (vocals, guitars, keyboards, harmonica 1958-1969 / 1970-2003 / 2009-2012)- is born on this date.
  26. 1956 Saturday: Colo, the first gorilla born in captivity, was born at the Columbus Zoo in Ohio, on this date.
  27. 1961 Friday: James Davis became the first U.S. soldier to die in Vietnam while U.S. involvement was still limited to the provision of military advisors.
  28. 1965 Wednesday: Great Britain sets its maximum speed limit at 70 MPH.
  29. 1968 Sunday: Julie Nixon married David Eisenhower in a private ceremony in New York.
  30. 1970 Tuesday: The SS Commander of the Treblinka Concentration Camp, Franz Stangl receives a sentence of life in prison for his crimes during World War II.   Elsewhere, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, future U.S. Senator Ted Cruz is born.  A Republican, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2013, representing the state of Texas.
  31. 1971 Wednesday: The United Nations General Assembly ratifies Kurt Waldheim to become the new UN Secretary-General.
  32. 1977 Thursday: Three dozen people died when a 250-foot-high grain elevator at the Continental Grain Company in Westwego, Louisiana, exploded.
  33. 1978 Friday: Kenney Jones, drummer, formerly of the Small Faces/Faces[vi] becomes the new drummer for the Who[vii], upon Keith Moon’s death.
  34. 1984 Saturday: New York City resident Bernhard Goetz shot and wounded four youths on a Manhattan subway, claiming they were about to rob him.
  35. 1988 Thursday: Brazilian environmentalist Chico Mendes was shot and killed.  Rancher Darly Alves da Silva and his son Darci, who pulled the trigger, were sentenced to prison for killing Mendes; they were freed after serving a third of their 19-year sentences.
  36. 1989 Friday: After 23 years of dictatorship, the Romanian people oust their thug leader, Nicolai Ceausescu.  He was the last of Europe’s hardcore communist leaders.  Elsewhere, playwright Samuel Beckett died in Paris at age 83.
  37. 1990 Saturday: Saddam Hussein’s Iraq announces that it will “NEVER surrender Kuwait!”  Meanwhile, Lech Walesa took the oath of office as Poland’s first popularly elected president.
  38. 1991 Sunday: The body of Marine Lt. Col. William R. Higgins, an American hostage slain by Islamic extremist scumbags, was recovered after the human garbage had dumped his corpse alongside a highway in Lebanon.
  39. 1992 Tuesday: A Libyan Boeing 727 jetliner crashed after a midair collision with a MiG fighter, killing all 157 aboard the jetliner, and both crewmembers of the fighter jet.
  40. 1994 Thursday: The 69th U.S. Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Bill Clinton from January 20, 1993, to December 22, 1994.
  41. 1996 Sunday: The Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Kordell Stewart; sets quarterback record by rushing 80 yards for a touchdown.
  42. 1997 Monday: An anti-baldness pill created by Merck Pharmaceuticals wins approval from the FDA—so where the hell is it?
  43. 2001 Saturday: Richard C. Reid[viii], a passenger on an American Airlines flight from Paris to Miami, tried to ignite explosives in his shoes, but flight attendants and fellow passengers subdued the thug.  (Reid is serving a life sentence in federal prison).  Meanwhile, in Afghanistan, 30 people, including two women, take the oath of office as part of the new interim government in the nation.  Hamid Karzai was the head of the post-Taliban government.
  44. 2002 Sunday: In Broomfield, Somerset, England, famed rock guitarist with the British band, the Clash[ix]—Joe Strummer—lost his battle with a congenital heart defect on this date at the age of 50.
  45. 2008 Monday: Five Muslim immigrants accused of scheming to massacre U.S. soldiers at Fort Dix were convicted of conspiracy in Camden, N.J. Four of the Islamist scumbags received sentences of life in prison while the fourth received a sentence of 33 years.  Behead them.
  46. 2010 Wednesday: President Barack Hussein Obama[x] signed a law allowing gays for the first time in history to serve openly in the military, repealing the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy put into place by Democratic President Bill Clinton.   Meanwhile, the World Bank formally suspends operations with the Ivory Coast.
  47. 2011 Thursday: Police fired tear gas at protesters angry with the government building an energy plant in southern China in the town of Haimen and then arrest them.
  48. 2012 Saturday: As elections continue in Egypt, clashes between separate groups break out in Alexandria, clashes that will continue to other parts of the country.
  49. 2013 Sunday: President Barack Obama and the First Family begin their 17-day Hawaiian vacation; this is the sixth year in a row the Obama’s have visited family and friends on the island of Oahu for Christmas and New Year’s.
  50. 2014 Monday: After a man murders two New York City police officers as they sit in their patrol car as revenge for the murders of two black men by white police officers, tension among the NYPD increases.  The police commissioner orders officers to work in pairs and to consider their own safety first while on the job.  Meanwhile, in Crawford, Colorado, famed rock vocalist Joe Cocker dies at age 70 from lung cancer.
  51. 2015 Tuesday: Yemen accuses the Obama administration’s drone strikes in its country for the massive number of civilian casualties.  Meanwhile, a drone strike in the country kills 4 civilians today.  Meanwhile, in Helmand Province in Afghanistan, the Coalition deploys British troops to aid the Afghan troops fighting the Taliban.  All hell is breaking out across the country.
  52. 2016 Thursday: Ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, outgoing President Barack Obama nullifies a program that registered Muslim immigrants into the U.S.  The system is known as the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System or NSEERS.  Obama is afraid that the incoming administration will use it to persecute Muslims.  Meanwhile, the Trump transition team seeks information on gender equality projects the U.S. Department of State has been conducting throughout the Obama administration.
  53. 2017 Friday: The wildfire that had burned its way through communities and wilderness northwest of Los Angeles became the largest blaze ever officially recorded in California.  It had scorched 273,400 acres and destroyed more than 700 homes.  Meanwhile, iPhone owners from several states sued Apple for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries would last longer.  Finally, President Donald J. Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law.
  54. 2018 Saturday: A government shutdown that went into effect the previous night continued into the weekend with lawmakers leaving for home for the Christmas holidays.  The shutdown came about because President Trump would not sign the budget if it did not include a measly $1.5 billion for him to continue work on the southern border wall.  Senate Minority Leader “Crying Chuck” Schumer told the president that he ‘will never get the money for his barrier so stop with the shutdown and put the government back to work.’  Finally, Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano island erupted and collapsed, triggering a tsunami that killed more than 420 people and displaced 40,000.
  55. 2019 Sunday: The Pentagon released new emails regarding the President Donald J. Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.  Approximately 91 minutes after the phone call occurred, the White House Budget Office ordered the Pentagon to put a hold on military aid to the former Soviet republic.  Democrats are impeaching President Trump over this ‘phone call.’   Meanwhile, the White House is considering a plan in which, it will deport illegal aliens seeking to storm the border to Guatemala where they will wait asylum hearings.
  56. 2020 Tuesday: In a move that surprised everyone, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, aka Silver Spoon, aka Nancy Pelosi’s nephew, appoints California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill the seat of ‘Vice President-elect’ Kamala Harris who- if she assumes office- will step down from the seat.  Padilla will have to run in 2022 should he fill her seat.  He would become the first Latino senator from the Golden State.  Many suspected that Governor Newsom would appoint himself to fill the Harris seat because it is clear he is going to go down in next year’s recall election.  It would be the only way he would ever make it to a national office.
  57. 2020 Tuesday A: Jared Kushner joins a planeload of Israelis for the first flight from Israel to Morocco, the fourth nation to establish or resume normalized relations with the Jewish state.  Next, the hardcore left BLASTS House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi for caving on the COVID-19 Relief Bill.  She held this up from well before the 2020 Elections last month until now agreeing to the same things she agreed to two months ago.  However, Rush Limbaugh reports all manner of giveaways to foreign nations, checks to illegal aliens and their families that are retroactive to the last Chi-Vi relief bill.  Coupled with $600 checks for each American and each illegal alien in the country (remember: the true estimate is between 30-to-60 million illegals within the fabric of the country) the illegals will receive $600 plus $1,200 for a grand total of $1,800 per each illegal alien.  WTF?  Time for a second revolution!
  58. 2020 Tuesday B: Holy Roller Pat Robertson says, ‘Trump should move on, forget about 2024.’[xi]  Loser.  Next, Rudy Giuliani says the Pennsylvania lawsuit is the first of many to come regarding fraud and corruption in the 2020 Presidential Election- the one the Democrats are attempting to steal.   Economic adviser to President Donald J. Trump, Peter Navarro, says the ‘stolen election is an example of brass-knuckles politics.’  Noted conservative author and speaker Patrick Buchannan asks a pertinent question: “Can democracy hold a dysfunctional United States together?’  Good question for which, we don’t have the answer.
  59. 2020 Tuesday C: A Gallup poll shows that “Pro-China Joe” Biden has 65-percent transition approval among Democrats.   Speaking of Sinophile Joe, he is going to nominate the head of Connecticut’s educational system- Miguel Cardona, a hardcore left-wing, Democratic-Socialist loser- to become his secretary of the Department of Education.  What can go wrong with this?   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, the Chi-Com air force joined forces with the Russians to fly joint bomber patrols over the Pacific Ocean.  Some say they were ‘surprised’ by this event, but we were not surprised and expect to see more of our adversaries join together to demonstrate a unified show of force.   Also speaking of the Chi-Coms, Beijing emplaces new visa restrictions on U.S. citizens entering their authoritarian country in what is seen as a tit-for-tat move.
  60. 2020 Tuesday D: Former New Jersey Governor and failed presidential candidate Chris Christie says, ‘he is leaving the door open to a run in 2024.’  Who is going to vote for you, you traitorous, RINO scumbag?  Certainly, NO one here.  Meanwhile RINOS are expressing mixed feelings if President Trump revives “The Apprentice” should he leave office following the corrupt election.  None of their business.  Speaking of the president, he is considering two pardons for two former GOP congressmen now doing time in federal prisons: Duncan Hunter, Jr. of California, and Steve Stockman of Texas.   Hunter was sent to prison in December 2019 for missing campaign funds while Stockman was sent to prison in November 2018 on charges of money laundering, mail and wire fraud, income tax evasion, and conspiracy, all charges related to a non-profit organization he had set up.  Many believe he was set-up and railroaded by liberal prosecutors and judges.
  61. 2020 Tuesday E: As COVID-19 cases continue arising in California, the state is desperately searching for additional nurses and doctors to handle the crisis, one caused by Governor “The Smiler” Newsom.  We learn, too, that 2020 has become the DEADLIEST year in U.S. history what with 3 million deaths from the Chinese Virus, homicides, suicides, accidental drug overdoses, and far too many other diseases left untreated because everything was diverted into dealing with the effects of the Kung Flu.  
  62. 2020 Tuesday F: Here are today’s Comrade Xi Pangolin-Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 77,801,721 confirmed cases, UP by 613,375 cases, 1,713,109 confirmed deaths, UP by 13,824 deaths, and 43,894,903 confirmed recoveries (once again, down from one week ago- something funny going on here), UP by 372,661 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 18,362,068 confirmed cases, UP by 278,922 new cases, 324,441 confirmed deaths, UP by 2,923 new deaths, and 8,135,415 confirmed recoveries, UP by 135,302 new recoveries.
  63. 2020 Tuesday G: Next, 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: 1,945,841 confirmed cases, 23,023 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 20,423 confirmed cases, 282 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 230,743 confirmed cases, 3,186 confirmed deaths, but like California, the apelike 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, Tennessee: 534,019 confirmed number of cases, 6,269  confirmed number of deaths, and sadly, NO MENTION of confirmed number of recoveries.  Let us look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife are relocating there.  Here they are: 387,482 confirmed cases, 3,136 confirmed deaths, and 351,186 confirmed recoveries.
  64. 2020 Tuesday H: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,015.51, DOWN 200.94 points (-0.67%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,807.92, UP 65.40 points (+0.51%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,687.26, DOWN 7.66 points (-0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,869.10 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%) while the price of SILVER is $25.64 per troy ounce, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,011.50 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.21%) while the price of COPPER is $3.52 per pound, +0.0035 (+0.10%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,323.10 per troy oz., +6.70 (+0.29%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $46.79 per barrel, -0.23 (-0.49%).  Today, COCOA is $2,555.00 per metric ton, +20.00 (+0.79).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.54 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.82 euros.  in other economic news, the more we learn about the bogus COVID-19 chi-vi relief bill, the more we learn it’s full of all  manner of bulls**t and crap.  president Donald J. Trump, veto this flipping bill.  tell mitch McConnell, that brain-dead hag Nancy Pelosi, crybaby chuckie, and even Kevin McCarthy to go suck a big one! no!  no!  no!
  65. 2020 Tuesday I: What we heard earlier is true: President Donald J. Trump issued full pardons to former Congressmen Steve Stockman, Chris Collins, and Duncan Hunter Jr. as well as George Papadopoulos who was singled out for special mistreatment as the doorway with which to enter the Trump campaign.  The president also issued a pardon to Alex van der Zwaan as well as commutations or pardons to others mistreated by the DEEP STATE APPARATUSES.  Pardon any-and-everyone in need of a pardon who might need a pardon.  Elsewhere, after a two-year-stint on the 15-member U.N. Security Council, Germany is leaving and its U.N. Ambassador Christoph Heusgen, going to retire.  The ambassador fought to fight to get two detained Canadians freed from communist China’s cruel grasp had the Chi-Com deputy ambassador to the U.N. Geng Shuang tell him, “Good riddance.”  Time to start nuking some Chi-Coms…
  66. 2020 Tuesday J: Corrupt prosecutors of the Southern District of New York are trying to get ahold of Rudy Giuliani’s emails so they can pursue him and the president.   They are seeking help from the Department of Justice so they can persecute- NOT prosecute- either President Trump OR the president’s attorney.  Meanwhile, the FREE INDEPENDENT NATION OF TAIWAN reports its first Chi-Com Virus case in 250 days.   Speaking of the Beijing Bat Flu, Dr. Tony Fauci received his vaccine today, saying it’s ‘safe’ and that ‘everyone should do it.’  We’ll see.  Ilhan Omar is mad at fellow Squad member AOC for rushing out to get her vaccine.  Elsewhere, President Trump signed an executive order that would permit Special Counsel John Durham to present classified intelligence from the CIA to a grand jury when he prepares his case against those who set the bogus Russian collusion scam investigation into motion. 
  67. 2020 Tuesday K: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1618 with a jackpot of $330,000,000 up for grabs: 29, 53, 56, 59, 67, and Mega 21.  Out of 117,883 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $15,651 apiece.
  68. 2020 Tuesday: One year ago today, here is where we were: as always, we encourage everyone to stick around and discover whatever the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Canadians, the Iranians, and other garbage around the world are doing with their Democrat stooges in the U.S.  It’s always fascinating…
  69. 2021 Wednesday:  Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0687 a 7” x 5” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Lake Street.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

Beverly Carrick: The World’s Greatest Artist (1927-2012)

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The next album by Fairport Convention commemorated the band’s 35 years of existence, 1967-2002.  Aptly titled, “XXXV,” the album hit record store shelves on February 12, 2002, and featured an augmented lineup beginning with the core five of Simon Nichol (guitars, vocals, dulcimers, and piano), Ric Sanders (fiddle), Dave Pegg (bass, mandolins, guitars, and vocals), Chris Leslie (violins, multiple stringed instruments, and vocals), and Gerry Conway (drums and percussion).  Joining them on this endeavor were Ian Anderson (flute), Mark Tucker (guitars), Chris White (vocals), and a full horn section.  All 14 tunes on this amazing album latch onto one’s ears and thus one’s inner mind.  We hope you will seek this one out, give it a good listen, and enjoy- you will be glad you did.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021:

ENDNOTES:

[i] We hope to do the music of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, as well as Alpert’s solo career, somewhere around 2035.  We hope you will remain with us.

[ii] 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.

[iii] 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.

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

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

[vi] We promoted the music of the Small Faces, Faces, and a bunch more interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  We encourage everyone to search out the music of the various bands in this collection so you can add them to your growing music collection.

[vii] 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.

[viii] Member of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.

[ix] Look for the Clash sometime within the next 5-10 years.  We know you will enjoy them.

[x] Speculation exists that Obama is gay because many of the people he put around him while in office were gays and some say during his university days he had a gay affair.  No one truly knows but he sure did a heck of a lot of stuff for the LGBTQIA+ movement.

[xi] We find it absolutely amazing to see who is a true man or woman of God and who is a hack, a religious-political hack.  Pat Robertson demonstrated today that he is a phony POS scumbag, someone who is a fair-weather friend and supporter.  Like Jimmy Swaggert and other phony Holy Rollers, this guy is a loser and should be kept at arm’s length by all future conservative politicians.

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2020 Monday: Speaking of the ‘Pope,’ he says- get this- that ‘vaccines made using aborted fetal tissue is ETHICAL.’ If there was ever reason to leave the Catholic Church, this is it. The vicar of Christ no longer represents the Holy Trinity but has shown his hand as Satan’s minion by his allegiance to the DEEP CHURCH. Time for the College of Cardinals to topple this Third World POS and to find a European to head the Church.

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355. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2021:

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices William Burnham Woods and Pierce Butler; U.S. Attorney-General Amos T. Ackerman; U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Joseph W. Barr, Donald Regan, and Steven Mnuchin; the Band featuring Jim Weider, the Beach Boys featuring Carl Wilson, Crosby-Stills-&-Nash, Iron Butterfly featuring Lee Dorman, and the Mothers of Invention featuring Frank Zappa:

  1. 401 Friday: The 40th Roman Catholic Pope St. Innocent I begins his reign as pontiff on this date.  He would serve from today until March 12, 417.
  2. 1124 Sunday: The 163rd Roman Catholic Pope Honorius II commences his reign on this date as the shepherd to all Christendom.  He would serve as the Vicar of Christ until February 13, 1130.  
  3. 1574 Saturday: The 76th Caliph of all Islam- Selim II- ends his reign on this date.  He first became Caliph on September 29, 1566. 
  4. 1603 Sunday: The 78th Caliph of all Islam- Mehmed III- ends his reign on this date.  He first became Caliph on January 27, 1595, and guided all Muslims until his death today.  His successor- the 79th Caliph Ahmed I- assumed his role as leader of ALL Muslims.  Ahmed I would serve until November 22, 1617.
  5. 1620 Monday: Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower went ashore for the first time at present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts[i].
  6. 1849 Friday: The first ice-skating club in America formed in Philadelphia on this date.
  7. 1861 Saturday: President Abraham Lincoln signed a congressional act authorizing the Navy Medal of Honor.
  8. 1864 Wednesday: During the Civil War, Union forces led by Major General William T. Sherman concluded their ‘March to the Sea,” which had begun in Atlanta on November 15 and ended with the capture of Savannah, Georgia.
  9. 1879 Sunday: The Henrik Ibsen play, “A Doll’s House” premiered at the Royal Theater in Copenhagen.
  10. 1880 Tuesday: The 45th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Burnham Woods took his seat on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat and then a Republican, President Rutherford B. Hayes nominated Woods to fill Associate Justice William Strong’s seat.   Woods served from today until 05-14-1887.   Meanwhile, in Cartersville, Georgia, the former 31st U.S. Attorney-General Amos T. Ackerman died at age 59.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from November 23, 1870, to December 13, 1871.
  11. 1891 Monday: The first basketball game, a sport devised by Dr. James Naismith, is believed to have occurred at the International YMCA Training School in Springfield, Massachusetts, with the score for this debut game being 1-0.
  12. 1898 Wednesday: Scientists Pierre and Marie Curie discovered the radioactive element, radium, on this date.
  13. 1909 Tuesday: McKinley and Washington schools of Berkeley, California, became the first authorized junior high schools in the United States.
  14. 1910 Wednesday: 344 coal miners lost their lives in Britain’s Pretoria Pit Disaster.
  15. 1913 Sunday: What most people regard as the first newspaper crossword puzzle underwent publication in the New York World.  Created by journalist Arthur Wynne, the newspaper billed it as a “Word-Cross Puzzle.”
  16. 1914 Monday: The first feature-length silent film comedy, Mack Sennett’s “Tillie’s Punctured Romance,” starring Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand, and Charlie Chaplin, premiered.  Elsewhere, the U.S. government began requiring passport applicants to provide photographs of themselves.
  17. 1918 Saturday: In Cambridge, Massachusetts, future 66th U.S. Treasury Secretary Donald Regan is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Ronald Reagan from January 22, 1981, to February 01, 1985.
  18. 1922 Thursday: The 71st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Pierce Butler took his seat on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, Republican President Warren G. Harding nominated him to fill Associate Justice William Day’s seat.  Butler served from today until November 16, 1939.
  19. 1923 Friday: Nepal goes from being a British protectorate to being independent.
  20. 1937 Tuesday: Walt Disney’s first feature-length animated cartoon, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarves,” had its world premiere in Los Angeles, California.  Meanwhile, in St. Paul, Minnesota, the 45th U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg died.  He served under President Calvin Coolidge from 03-05-1925 to 03-28-1929.
  21. 1940 Saturday: Future master musician and vocalist, Frank Zappa[ii], is born on this date in Charm City, aka Baltimore, Maryland.
  22. 1941 Sunday: Last time the NFL used a drop kick for an extra point (Ray McLean of the Chicago Bears).  The Bears won the NFL Championship.
  23. 1941 Sunday A: German General Heinz Guderian arrives back at his headquarters in Orel, Soviet Union, following his disappointing meeting with Adolf Hitler.  Told to hold the ground Axis troops had seized outside Moscow, Russian counterattacks are throwing them back.  The 296th Infantry Division is thrown back 135 miles to Belev, south of Moscow.  Things are not going well…
  24. 1942 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Williams v. North Carolina, ruled 6-2 that ALL states had to recognize divorces granted in Nevada.   
  25. 1942 Monday A: Fighting on the Eastern Front continues to rage as Soviet armor, infantry, and air forces commence rolling up the Italian Eighth Army north of Stalingrad as well as Hungarian troops in the area.  Field Marshal Erich von Manstein is mulling what he can do regarding the German Sixth Army trapped in Stalingrad and his thoughts are not good: his armored units are overextended, and allied Axis troops are being destroyed.  A decision will come soon.
  26. 1944 Thursday: The United States banned horseracing until after the end of World War II on this date.
  27. 1945 Friday: General George S. Patton died in Heidelberg, Germany, of injuries from an auto accident.
  28. 1946 Saturday: Carl Wilson—future lead guitarist of the Beach Boys[iii]—is born in Hawthorne, California, on this date.  
  29. 1951 Friday: Joe DiMaggio announced his retirement from major league baseball on this date.  Elsewhere, in Woodstock, N.Y., future replacement guitarist for Robbie Robertson in the Band[iv]– Jim Weider- is born.  He played on the final three studio albums released by the group.
  30. 1954 Tuesday: Police find the wife of Dr. Sam Sheppard murdered and the authorities accuse him of committing the crime.
  31. 1958 Sunday: The French people elected Charles de Gaulle to a seven-year term as the first president of the Fifth Republic of France.  Meanwhile, Tom Landry becomes the coach of the Dallas Cowboys, a job he keeps until new owner Jerry Jones fires him in 1988. 
  32. 1959 Monday: The citizens of Deerfield, Illinois, block the building of interracial housing projects.
  33. 1962 Friday: The United States and Cuba come to an accord and the latter releases the bulk of the POWS they captured during the ill-fated Bay of Pigs invasion.  Elsewhere, in New York City, N.Y., future 77th U.S. Treasury Steven Mnuchin is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Donald J. Trump from February 13, 2017, to January 20, 2021.
  34. 1967 Thursday: Louis Washkansky, the first recipient of a human heart, died in the hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, 18 days after receiving the donor organ.  Meanwhile, the satirical comedy-drama, “The Graduate” starring Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman, was released by Embassy Pictures on this date.
  35. 1968 Saturday: Apollo 8, the first manned moon voyage begins with astronauts Bormann, Lovell, and Anders aboard.  Meanwhile, in California, Stephen Stills (Buffalo Springfield[v]), David Crosby (the Byrds[vi]), and Graham Nash (the Hollies[vii]) premiere their act, Crosby-Stills-and-Nash[viii].  Elsewhere, the 59th U.S. Treasury Secretary Joseph W. Barr assumes his position on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from today until January 20, 1969.
  36. 1971 Tuesday: The U.N. Security Council chose Kurt Waldheim to succeed U Thant as secretary-general. 
  37. 1972 Thursday: The Soviet Union signs a separate peace with East Germany.
  38. 1976 Tuesday: The Liberian -registered tanker Argo Merchant broke apart near Nantucket Island, off Massachusetts, almost a week after running aground, and spilling 7.5 million gallons of oil into the North Atlantic.
  39. 1977 Wednesday: The “Great White Hope” Gerry Cooney knocks out Jimmy Sykes in Round 1 of a 6-round bout thus putting his pro-record to 7-0.
  40. 1978 Thursday: Police in Des Plaines, Illinois, arrest John Wayne Gacy on charges of murder.
  41. 1988 Wednesday: Over Lockerbie, Scotland, 270 people died when a terrorist’s bomb exploded aboard a Pan Am Boeing 747 sending wreckage crashing to the ground[ix]
  42. 1991 Saturday: The Soviet Union formally dissolves 11 of 12 Soviet socialist republics through the signing of a treaty and then begins formation of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
  43. 1995 Thursday: The city of Bethlehem passed from Israeli to Palestinian control on this date.  What an enormous outrage, flipping Muslims controlling the birthplace of Jesus.
  44. 1997 Sunday: Barry Sanders of the Detroit Lions is the third running back to rush for 2,000 yards in a single NFL season.
  45. 2003 Sunday: The federal government raised the national threat level to orange, indicating an elevated risk of terrorist attack (the Feds lowered it back to yellow on January 9, 2004).  Meanwhile, more than 150 people lost their lives in mudslides in the Philippines.
  46. 2004 Tuesday: A suicide bombing at a mess hall tent near Mosul, Iraq, killed 22 people, including 14 U.S. service members and three American contractors.
  47. 2008 Sunday: Religious leaders held a multi-faith ceremony to mark the reopening of Mumbai, India’s Oberoi Hotel three weeks after Muslim militants went on a bloody rampage there[x].
  48. 2009 Monday: President Barack Obama hailed a crucial early morning test vote in the Senate on his infamous health care ‘overhaul,’ in which, all 58 Democrats and two independents held together against unanimous Republican opposition.  Meanwhile, the Obama administration imposed a three-hour limit on how long airlines can keep passengers waiting inside planes delayed on the ground[xi].  
  49. 2010 Tuesday: President Barack Obama announces that he is going to sign an executive order that will permit the U.S. government to hold- indefinitely- dangerous POWs captured in the War on Terror.  Currently, there are at least 48 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, that the country cannot release.  We say, “Hang them.”
  50. 2011 Wednesday: A wave of suicide bombings and violent attacks kills dozens and injures hundreds of others in Baghdad, Iraq.   Meanwhile, the U.S. is prepared to take responsibility for an attack earlier in the year that killed at least 24 Pakistani soldiers at a border crossing between their country and Afghanistan.
  51. 2012 Friday: Voters in Alexandria, Egypt clash during the evening of the second voting session over the highly charged constitutional referendum.  Elsewhere, Lee Dorman, bassist of the psychedelic rock bands Iron Butterfly[xii] and Captain Beyond[xiii] dies on this date in beautiful Laguna Niguel, California, at the age of 70.
  52. 2013 Saturday: Author J.K. Rowling announces she is producing a play based on the life of her character Harry Potter; the play tells the previously untold story of life before the boy wizard goes to Hogwarts; the play will premiere in London’s West End within the next two years.
  53. 2014 Sunday: The final film in the “Lord of the Rings/the Hobbit” franchise, “The Battle of the Five Armies,” grosses $90 million in the first five days of its release.  Expectations had been around $75 million.
  54. 2015 Monday: In the Afghan War, a suicide bombing against U.S. and Afghan troops near Bagram Air Base kills at least six American soldiers and wounds another six.  All across Afghanistan violent battles are occurring as the Taliban steps up its attacks on Coalition and Afghan forces.  
  55. 2016 Wednesday: The evacuation of civilians from eastern Aleppo in Syria continues as the United Nations announces it is going to establish a war crimes tribunal to punish those guilty of such crimes.  Good luck with that.   Elsewhere, Donald Trump announces he is going to nominate noted economist Peter Navarro to the White House National Trade Council.  Liberals go berserk because he is anti-China.  Not until 2020 would we learn just how many American politicians are in the back pockets of the Chi-Coms.  A shocking number.   President-elect Trump also chooses Carl Icahn- someone whom the left labels a ‘corporate raider’- as a special adviser on regulatory reform.  Of course, the leftists are upset…
  56. 2017 Thursday: Following President Donald J. Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the United Nations- always taking the sides of the Palestinians- lights him up- verbally.   Meanwhile, the Red Cross announces that cholera cases in war torn Yemen now total 1 million.  It is a humanitarian disaster.
  57. 2018 Friday: In Ecuador, law enforcement and military personnel get their man when they track down FARC thug- Walter Arizala- criminal and drug trafficker- and kill him in a gun battle.  The authorities sought the POS for the murders of two journalists earlier in the year.  Elsewhere, in the Czech Republic, a mining disaster occurs when a methane explosion in Karvina claims the lives of 11 Poles and 2 Czechs.
  58. 2019 Saturday:  While House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi continues to hold her two articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump close to the vest, the White House thinks she is going to cave.   Meanwhile, RINO Republican former governor of Massachusetts says, ‘Republican senators will be voted out of office if they march in lockstep behind President Trump.’  Elsewhere, after a massive pile-up of 69 vehicles on a Virginia interstate highway, local officials close the road.  It is said that poor weather such as fog may have led to the mass collisions.  
  59. 2020 Monday: First, we learn that in Georgia, 1.3 million PLUS voters have early voted in the Peach State using the same corrupt Dominion Voting Systems machines with the same corrupt Democratic hacks running the run-off elections as ran the general election and with the same corrupt POS RINO Governor Brian Kemp and the same corrupt POS RINO Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger overseeing the process.  Do we expect either Senator Kelly Loeffler said to hold a 52-46 lead over communist NOI-loving scumbag Reverend Raphael Warnock or Senator David Perdue who is said to hold a 50-48 advantage over “Pro-China Jon” Ossoff to win?  We sure as heck don’t.   We expect fraud to win and to win BIG.
  60. 2020 Monday A: The NYPD caught 150 people early this morning at an illegal nightclub in the Big Apple.  Next, Utah RINO Senator Mitt Romney says, ‘the GOP has strayed from the importance of character.’  Mitt, STFU, please.  Meanwhile, Congress is said to have reached agreement on a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package for the American people which is purportedly close to where they started 2-3 months ago.  What is apparent is that neither House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi or Senate Minority Leader “Crying Chuck” Schumer wanted to help the American people.  Shame on them.   U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says ‘$600 stimulus checks could be going out next week.’  Elsewhere, Congress agrees on a matter of significant importance: removing the statue of General Robert E. Lee from Statuary Hall.  Wow.  Our lives will be changed for the better!
  61. 2020 Monday B: The Trump administration cuts the size of the Arctic lands available to be auctioned off for natural gas development.   Elsewhere, Pope Francis promises Vatican employees that no one will lose his or her job due to the Chi-Com Bat Flu.   Speaking of the ‘Pope,’ he says- get this- that ‘vaccines made using aborted fetal tissue is ETHICAL.’  If there was ever reason to leave the Catholic Church, this is it.  The vicar of Christ no longer represents the Holy Trinity but has shown his hand as Satan’s minion by his allegiance to the DEEP CHURCH.  Time for the College of Cardinals to topple this Third World POS and to find a European to head the Church.
  62. 2020 Monday C: As Brexit begins to seem like it might actually happen, leftist Britons are scrambling to seek residence in Spain and Portugal.  Speaking of Great Britain, the U.S. says that ‘everything is on the table’ when it comes to enacting a travel ban on the UK due to the increasing cases of a new strain of the Chi-Vi.  People are sick all over Britain and sadly, there are some who are still naïve enough to believe that the Chi-Coms did not create this disease for use as BIOWARFARE against the globe.
  63. 2020 Monday D: Outgoing U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr lays out charges against the Libyan bombmaker whose handiwork brought down the Pan-Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland, back in 1988.  The AG then says he has ‘no plans’ of appointing a special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden and the Biden Family.  What a disappointment you are, sir.  Meanwhile, a House panel subpoenas HHS and CDC representatives to testify regarding their ‘lackluster response’ to the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Seems like the administration did an excellent job.  
  64. 2020 Monday E: Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms attack President Donald J. Trump over his inference that they were behind the hacks and the spying.  Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley says there’s ‘no doubt the Chi-Coms were involved.’  Of course, they were, it’s what they do.  Regarding the Chi-Com hacks, the U.S. Treasury Department says there are ‘no signs the communists caused any harm to the Treasury Department.’  Speaking of the CCP, we learn today that BIG TECH is launching an all-out blitz to influence the Biden administration into doing whatever it and their masters in Beijing want.   Proof of this is that the New York Times won’t touch the story of Chi-Com agent, California Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell, the man who attacked President Trump but who was schlepping a Chi-Com intel agent for five-plus years.  Wow.
  65. 2020 Monday F: As for the Beijing Bug, here are the numbers for the CHI-VI, you know, COVID-19 Chinese Bat Flu Virus Crisis, the pandemic they started but still try to blame on the U.S.:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 77,188,346 confirmed cases, +656,621, 1,699,285, confirmed deaths, +9,360, and 43,522,242 confirmed recoveries (again, this number has been readjusted DOWN from a week ago-something strange is occurring), +342,299.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Xi Jinping Bat Flu pandemic: 18,083,146 confirmed cases, up 283,477 from yesterday’s reporting, 321,518 confirmed deaths, UP 3,019, and 8,000,113 confirmed recoveries, UP 142,452.
  66. 2020 Monday G: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 1,910,120 confirmed cases, 22,820 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 20,291 confirmed cases, 282 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 227,122 confirmed cases, 3,170 confirmed deaths (for some unknown reason, less than last week’s count), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Pennsylvania, currently, they have 569,413 confirmed cases, 14,015 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries which seems to be the way of the world at present  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife have moved there: 374,760 confirmed cases, 3,099 confirmed deaths, and 348,107 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at another nation: Mexico: they have 1,320,545 confirmed cases of the CHI-VI, 118,2020 confirmed deaths and 978,002 confirmed recoveries.
  67. 2020 Monday H: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 30,216.45, UP 37.40 points (+0.12%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  12,742.52, DOWN 13.12 points (-0.10%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,694.92, DOWN 14.49 points (-0.39%).  Price of GOLD: $1,884.40 per troy oz., +1.60 (+0.08%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $26.48 per troy oz., +0.096 (+0.36%).  Price of PLATINUM: $1,012.60 per troy oz., -3.50 (-0.34%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,316.40 per troy oz., -55.60 (-2.34%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.58 per #, +0.0075 (+0.21%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $47.80, -0.17 (-0.35%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.55 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.82 euros.  Just for a lark, $1 U.S. = 76.95 Afghan Afghani.
  68. 2020 Monday I: Here is tonight’s Monday Night Football Matchup: (16) Pittsburgh Steelers, 17 (11-3) @ Cincinnati Bengals, 27 (3-10-1) Monday Night 5:15 P.M.  That’s right- NO mistake- the Bengals clobbered the Steelers with third-string quarterback Ryan Finley.  You go, kid, you go!
  69. 2020 Monday J: Here is where we were one year ago today: friends, stick around to discover what the Chi-Coms and their lackeys around the world are up to today- including the Democrats!  Also, we will share the scores of Monday Night Football’s matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals just as we will the stats for the Beijing Bat Flu.  Stick around.
  70. 2021 Tuesday: Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0686 a 6” x 8” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Cedar Street.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

When a band has been around as long as Fairport Convention and has personnel changes the likes they’ve had, you have history- lots of history- for record companies to sort through with which to make some extra bucks.  Well, we have a good one for you today- “Some of our Yesterdays- Anthology 1985-1995” (January 13, 2001).  This two-disc set pulls in some of the best tunes the band has recorded over that glorious decade all encapsulated in 23 astounding tunes.  We hope you will seek this one out wherever you shop for the absolute best in music- Amazon, Discogs, AllMusic, eBay, you name it, wherever you shop, seek it out, give it a good listen, and then add it to your growing collection.  You definitely will be glad you did.

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Monday, December 21, 2020, Today in History Blog Post:   

Monday, December 21, 2020, Today in History:

We feel compelled to share with our new readers that we are an OPINION SITE and not a NEWS SITE although we do report the news.  If anything, we are big history buffs which is why we have been going strong since early 2009…


[i] Modern-day Democrats claim this is the beginning of slavery and evil in the founding of America.  We say, “F**k them,” as they are- with the exception of our liberal, Democrat, or progressive members- are full of crap.

[ii] We began presenting the music of the Mothers of Invention and of Frank Zappa beginning on Monday, 21-January-2013 and concluded the presentation on Monday, 13-May-2013.  Please seek them out, we believe you will enjoy the music of this famed man and his band.

[iii] We hope to present the music of this foundational American rock band within the next 5-6 years.  Please stay tuned for further developments.  We thank you; we know you love the Beach Boys as much as we do.

[iv] We hope to promote the music of both the Band and its members sometime in the next 10-15 years.

[v] We promoted the music of Buffalo Springfield beginning on Saturday, 17-November-2012 through Saturday, 24-November-2012.  We hope you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your collection.  You will be glad you did.

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

[vii] We shared the music of the Hollies with the world beginning on Monday, 29-August-2016 through Thursday, 03-November-2016.

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

[ix] This horrendous atrocity was committed by members of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.

[x] Once again, the atrocities committed in Mumbai were committed by members of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.  Evildoers.

[xi] Thank you, President Obama, this rule was a long time in coming as passengers kept inside planes on the tarmac due to overcrowding of aircraft at an airport risked going to jail if they tried to give up their seats and get the hell off the airplane.  Still, three hours is a long time to sit immobilized but far better than having to sit 8-12 hours.

[xii] 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.

[xiii] 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.

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87. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 28, 2021

29. 1939 Tuesday: The Spanish Civil War effectively ended as Madrid fell to the forces of Francisco Franco. Under siege for more than two years, the communist Republicans had managed to defend the nation’s capital from the Falangists, aka Fascist, aka Nationalist Spaniards. The Nationalists began rounding up their communist opponents, executing many of them where they stood (the only good communist is a dead communist) while sparing others to begin repairing the damage they caused to both Madrid and to the rest of their nation. A few survivors managed to flee through enemy lines and seek refuge in the mountains.

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87. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 28, 2021:

DAY SIXTY-EIGHT OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Palm Sunday / First Day of Passover

President Dwight D. Eisenhower; U.S. Supreme Court Roger B. Taney; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer; U.S. Secretaries of Defense James Forrestal, Louis A. Johnson, Caspar Weinberger; U.S. Secretaries of State Martin Van Buren, Christian Herter, Frank B. Kellogg, Henry L. Stimson, and Edmund Muskie; Jethro Tull featuring John Evan, and Pablo Cruise featuring Bud Cockrell:

  1. 845 Tuesday: Viking raiders sack the city of Paris, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collected a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.
  2. 1738 Friday: English parliament declares war on Spain (War of Jenkin’s Ear).
  3. 1796 Monday: Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is 1st U.S.-African church.
  4. 1797 Tuesday: Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patents a washing machine.
  5. 1799 Thursday: New York State abolished slavery.
  6. 1804 Wednesday: Ohio passed law that restricted movement of blacks within its borders.   
  7. 1829 Saturday: The 10th U.S. Secretary of State Martin Van Buren assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson 03-28-1829 to 05-23-1831.  He later became the president of the United States.
  8. 1834 Friday: The U.S. Senate voted to censure President Andrew Jackson for the removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United States.
  9. 1836 Monday: The 24th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and 5th Chief Justice Roger B. Taney assumed his office on this date.  A Federalist and then a Democrat, President Andrew Jackson nominated Taney to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Marshall.  Taney served from today until October 12, 1864.
  10. 1845 Friday: Mexico drops diplomatic relations with the U.S.
  11. 1854 Tuesday: During the Crimean War, Britain and France declared war on Russia to rescue the so-called, “Sick Man of Europe” the Ottoman Empire, from its opponent, Russia, to keep the balance of power in the region intact.
  12. 1865 Tuesday: New York enacted outdoor advertising legislation, which banned painting on stones, rocks, and trees. 
  13. 1881 Monday: PT Barnum and James A. Bailey formed “The Greatest Show on Earth.”
  14. 1885 Saturday: The U.S. Salvation Army officially organizes on this date.
  15. 1895 Thursday: In Paris, France, future 53rd U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter is born.  He would serve under fellow Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 04-22-1959 to 01-20-1961.
  16. 1898 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in United States v. Wong Kim Ark, ruled that a child born in the United States to Chinese immigrants was a citizen of the United States.
  17. 1908 Saturday: Automobile owners lobbied the U.S. Congress, supporting a bill that called for vehicle licensing and federal registration.
  18. 1910 Monday: In Washington, D.C., the 51st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer died.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice Stanley Matthews seat, a fellow Republican.  He served from 12-18-1889 to 03-28-1910.  Meanwhile, the first seaplane took off from water in Martinique, France.  The pilot was Henri Fabre.
  19. 1914 Saturday: In Rumford, Maine, future 58th U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie is born.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from 05-08-1980 to 01-20-1981.
  20. 1917 Wednesday: The Ottoman Turks expel Jews from Tel Aviv and Jaffa in occupied Palestine.  Elsewhere, during World War I, the federal government formed the Women’s Auxiliary Corps, aka WAAC.
  21. 1920 Sunday: The Palm Sunday tornado outbreak affects the Great Lakes region as well as the states of the Deep South.
  22. 1921 Monday: President Warren Harding named William Howard Taft as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court.
  23. 1922 Tuesday: The first microfilm device undergoes introduction to the public.
  24. 1924 Friday: Radio station WGN-AM in Chicago begins radio transmitting on this date.
  25. 1929 Thursday: The 45th U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge / served from 03-05-1925 to 03-28-1929.  His successor, the 46th U.S. Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson assumed the office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Herbert Hoover from today until March 04, 1933.
  26. 1930 Friday: The names of the Turkish cities of Constantinople and Angora were changed to Istanbul and Ankara.
  27. 1933 Tuesday: German Reichstag confers dictatorial powers on Adolf Hitler.  The Nazis then banned Jewish businesses, professions, and schools.
  28. 1935 Thursday: The notorious Nazi propaganda film “Triumph of the Will” premiered in Berlin.  Elsewhere, American scientist and engineer Robert Goddard uses gyroscopes to control a rocket.
  29. 1939 Tuesday: The Spanish Civil War effectively ended as Madrid fell to the forces of Francisco Franco.  Under siege for more than two years, the communist Republicans had managed to defend the nation’s capital from the Falangists, aka Fascist, aka Nationalist Spaniards.  The Nationalists began rounding up their communist opponents, executing many of them where they stood (the only good communist is a dead communist) while sparing others to begin repairing the damage they caused to both Madrid and to the rest of their nation.  A few survivors managed to flee through enemy lines and seek refuge in the mountains.
  30. 1940 Thursday:  In Paris, representatives of the French and British governments agree that neither nation will sign a separate peace with the Nazis.  They must stand strong together following declaring war on the Germans following their invasion of a peaceful Poland on September 1, 1939. 
  31. 1941 Friday: Fighting in Italian-controlled East Africa is coming to an end as British and Indian forces storm their way into Kerren, the key town to conquering Eritrea.  The town was held by the elite Savoia Grenadiers who gave as good as they got.  However, lacking the heavy arms of their British foes as well as the numbers and beleaguered with a civilian population who no longer had a stomach for the fight, they were overpowered and forced to surrender thus effectively ending Fascist control of the area. Elsewhere, novelist and critic Virginia Woolf, 59, drowned herself in England.  
  32. 1942 Saturday: British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St. Nazaire.  Although they manage to damage large amounts of Axis equipment and infrastructure, the raiders suffer severe losses and soon return back across the English Channel to Britain.
  33. 1943 Sunday: No matter what the Brits throw at the remnants of the once-powerful Afrika Korps, Generaloberst Hans-Jürgen von Arnim, commander of the force since Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was recalled home due to illness, continues extricating his troops from one trap after another as he continues the struggle in Tunisia. 
  34. 1944 Tuesday: On the Eastern Front, German and Romanian troops that have been bottled up in Odessa in the Ukraine are preparing their own evacuation by sea across the Black Sea towards Romania and freedom.  The Red Army continues shelling the city making the escape problematic but still, drowning is preferable to becoming a POW in the Soviet Union.    Meanwhile, the Soviets capture the Nikolayev which the year before had been the scene of a major battle between escaping Italian 8th Army, Romanian, and German survivors of the Battle of Stalingrad.   
  35. 1945 Wednesday: Germany launched the last of the V-2 rockets against England.   On the Western Front, U.S. British, French,  and Polish forces continue the inexorable drive towards Berlin and ultimate victory while the Soviets continue plowing through Eastern Europe, crushing resistance wherever they come across it.   In the China-Burma-India Theater, Imperial Japanese forces are losing the fight for Burma and are having to hightail it towards the east.
  36. 1946 Thursday: The U.S. Department of State releases the Acheson-Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
  37. 1948 Sunday: John Evan—keyboardist with the British band, Jethro Tull[i] 1970-1980—was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England on this date.
  38. 1949 Monday: The 1st U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from 09-17-1947.  His successor, Louis A. Johnson assumed the office on this date.  A fellow Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until 09-19-1950.
  39. 1950 Tuesday: Future bassist/vocalist with It’s a Beautiful Day[ii] and Pablo Cruise[iii]—Bud Cockrell—is born on this date in Greenville, Mississippi.
  40. 1954 Sunday: At the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, French paratroopers and Foreign Legionnaires took the fight to the enemy.  Following an intensive, rolling barrage, forces under the command of Major Marcel Bigeard moved out into the scrublands and with the aid of several tanks, destroyed numerous People’s Army antiaircraft and other artillery pieces and killed perhaps more than 350-400 enemy soldiers.  This was a morale-boosting battle and the French felt much better than they had in two weeks.[iv]
  41. 1960 Monday: Pope John raises the first Japanese, African, and Filipino cardinals.
  42. 1962 Wednesday: The Air Force announced research into the use of lasers to intercept missiles and satellites.
  43. 1963 Thursday: The Alfred Hitchcock film, “The Birds” premiered in New York City.
  44. 1967 Tuesday: U.N. Secretary General U Thant makes public proposals for peace in Vietnam.
  45. 1969 Friday: The 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, died in Washington, D.C., at age 78.  A Republican, he served 01-20-1953-01-20-1961.
  46. 1973 Wednesday: U.S. troops leave Vietnam, 9 years after Tonkin Resolution.
  47. 1978 Tuesday: In Stump v. Sparkman, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld, 5-3, the judicial immunity of an Indiana judge against a lawsuit brought by a young woman who’d been ordered sterilized by the judge when she was a teenager.
  48. 1979 Wednesday: America’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pennsylvania.
  49. 1986 Friday: More than 6,000 radio stations of all format varieties played “We are the World” simultaneously at 10:15 a.m. EST.
  50. 1990 Wednesday: Michael Jordan scores 69 points, 4th time he scores 60 points in a game.  Meanwhile, President George H. W. Bush awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal.
  51. 1991 Thursday: Mike Tyson admits paternity to Kimberly Scarborough’s son.
  52. 1994 Monday: Italy’s right-wing alliance under Silvio Berlusconi wins election.
  53. 1995 Tuesday: The world’s largest bank, Japan’s Mitsubishi Bank and Bank of Tokyo merges.
  54. 2003 Friday: New research on the Shroud of Turin supports that it may been used as Jesus Christ’s burial cloth; researchers used mechanical and thermal measurements to date the shroud between 300 BC and 400 AD.
  55. 2005 Monday: A magnitude-8.78 earthquake hits the Indonesia island of Sumatra; it is the second strongest earthquake since 1960.
  56. 2006 Tuesday: The 15th U.S. Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger died in Bangor, Maine, at age 88 on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from 01-21-1981 to 11-23-1987.
  57. 2010 Sunday: The BBC finds evidence of a massacre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo carried out by the Lord’s Resistance Army last December, in which 321 people, including children, were killed.
  58. 2011 Monday: The International Atomic Energy Agency calls for a summit to discuss concerns about nuclear safety following radiation leaks at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
  59. 2012 Wednesday: The Mega Millions jackpot in the U.S. reaches a world record in lottery history – $500 million dollars.
  60. 2013 Thursday: Attracting NATO criticism, Russia conducts unscheduled military exercises in the Black Sea.  Elsewhere, former South African President Nelson Mandela finds himself in the hospital with a lung problem.  God bless you, President Mandela. 
  61. 2014 Friday: Third baseman Miguel Cabrera signs a 10-year contract with the Detroit Tigers for $292 million, exceeding the 10-year contract signed by Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees in 2007 for $275 million.  Elsewhere, Russia increases the price of gas to the Ukraine by 80 percent.  Finally, two cases of Ebola are reported in Liberia among people who have traveled to Guinea.
  62. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, officials find that Andreas Lubitz, co-pilot of downed Germanwings Flight 4U 9525, had mental and physical health problems that he hid from the airline; a doctor’s note was found excusing him from work on the day that he crashed the plane.  Meanwhile, the Saudi Coalition announces that it now has full control of Yemeni airspace while ground fighting continues around the port of Aden.  The Saudis are trying to drive the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels out of their positions and to reassert Yemeni Sunni control of government.
  63. 2016 Monday: Belgian prosecutors release one Muslim guy they scooped up in their search for the jihadists that capsized their country and caused widespread fear throughout Western Europe because the evidence upon which, they arrested him did not support the crimes with which they were trying to charge him.  We hope they kept eyes on him anyway…elsewhere, the Japanese military continues building up its forces and intelligence-gathering apparatuses near the disputed Senkaku Islands, the ones the Chinese covet. 
  64. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump proposed immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs such as medical research, infrastructure, and community grants so the American taxpayers—and NOT Mexico—could cover the down payment for the border wall.  Elsewhere, Wells Fargo Bank said it would pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over as many as 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission.
  65. 2018 Wednesday: Arriving for his first trip outside North Korea, Kim Jong Un arrives in Beijing via his armored train to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping.  Meanwhile, following an out-of-control prison riot that led to a major fire in the Carabobo state police headquarters in Valencia, Venezuela, the authorities claim 68 deaths and countless others injured and maimed.
  66. 2019 Thursday: After 100-plus migrants seized control of a merchantmen plying the waters off the coast of Libya- and which then took control of the vessel and ordered its captain and crew to take them to Malta- the Maltese navy arrived on scene, stormed the vessel, freed its crew, and took the pirates into custody.  The ship then went onto Malta where it docked and the scumbag refugees were trotted off to holding cells.  We guess a prison on Malta beats living in Libya without Moammar Gaddafi in charge.  
  67. 2020 Saturday: The Wuhan Virus continues plaguing the world what with confirmed global cases hitting 664,924 with a total of 30,848 deaths and 140,222 recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the United States there are a total of 124,665 confirmed cases with 2,026 deaths and approximately 1,072 recoveries (although the recovery number seems a bit low).  Meanwhile, in Communist China, the authorities have re-opened parts of the epicenter of the virus- Wuhan- after two months of intense isolation including the nailing in of the afflicted into their apartments.
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This artwork is #0417 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Promenade.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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Waysted released a live album, “Organized Chaos,” on July 23, 2007.  Whoever joins this veteran rocker makes Mr. Way that much better and this album smokes from start to finish.  The band features great Pete Way on bass and vocals, Finn Moore on vocals, Chris George (guitars), and Scott Phillips on the drums.  All the favorite tunes of fans across the globe are on this album and we hope you will check it out wherever you shop for the best in music because the setting is an intimate one that allows fans to get up close and personal with the band.  Please, seek it out and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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

[ii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected.  We certainly will one day.  Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.

[iii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected.  We certainly will one day.  Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

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357. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2020

U. 1942 Tuesday: As fighting on the Eastern Front continues going from bad to worse, Field Marshal Erich von Manstein will make his decision tomorrow as to whether the German relief forces will make the final run to Stalingrad or will withdraw to redeploy so they can stop the mayhem occurring north of the doomed city. Inside the crumbling metropolis, General Paulus is showing no sign of a willingness to break out of the trap and make a run to the west and safety behind the Axis lines.

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357. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2020:

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WEEK 2020

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Levi Woodbury; U.S. Secretaries of State Bainbridge Colby and Frank B. Kellogg; U.S. Secretary of War George W. Crawford;  U.S. Senator Ted Cruz; the Bee Gees featuring Maurice and Robin Gibb, Cheap Trick featuring Rick Nielsen, the Clash featuring Joe Strummer, Eric Burdon and the Animals featuring Barry Jenkins, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass featuring Nick Ceroli, Joe Cocker, Mountain featuring Leslie West, and the Who featuring Kenney Jones:

  1. 401 Monday: St. Innocent I begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  2. 795 Wednesday: Leo III succeeds Pope Adrianus I as Catholic Pope.
  3. 1731 Thursday: The Dutch people revolt against a tax on meat.
  4. 1775 Wednesday: The Continental Navy forms with a fleet of seven ships.
  5. 1789 Sunday: In Francistown, N.H., future 30th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Levi Woodbury is born.  President James K. Polk nominated the Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Joseph Story.  Woodbury served from 09-20-1845 to 09-04-1851.
  6. 1798 Thursday: In Columbia County, Georgia, the future 21st U.S. Secretary of War George W. Crawford is born.  A Whig, he served under President Zachary Taylor from March-08-1849 to July-23-1850.
  7. 1807 Monday: Congress passed the Embargo Act, designed to force a peace between Britain and France by cutting off all trade with Europe.  
  8. 1808 Wednesday: Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 6, Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, and Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58, had their world premieres in Vienna, Austria.
  9. 1810 Friday: The English warship HMS Minotaur sinks with the loss of 480 lives.
  10. 1815 Thursday: Spanish troops execute renegade Mexican priest, Jose Maria Morelos.
  11. 1856 Sunday: Future 45th U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg is born in Potsdam, N.Y.  He would serve under President Calvin Coolidge from 03-05-1925 to 03-28-1929.
  12. 1864 Wednesday: During the Civil War, Union General William T. Sherman said in a message to President Abraham Lincoln, “I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah.”
  13. 1869 Tuesday: In St. Louis, Mo., future 45th U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby is born.  He would serve under President Woodrow Wilson from 03-23-1920 to 03-04-1921.  He would begin political life as a Republican, then become a Progressive, and finally end life as a Democrat.
  14. 1894 Friday: French army officer Alfred Dreyfus suffered conviction on treason charges in a court-martial that triggered worldwide charges of anti-Semitism.  (Eventually, however, Dreyfus won an acquittal).  Elsewhere, the United States Golf Association formed in New York City.
  15. 1895 Saturday: German physicist Wilhelm Röntgen made the first X-ray of his wife’s hand.
  16. 1910 Thursday: A fire lasting more than 26 hours broke out at the Chicago Union Stock Yards, 21 firefighters died when the burning building collapsed atop them.
  17. 1917 Saturday: Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini, who later became the first naturalized U.S. citizen to undergo canonization, died in Chicago at age 67.
  18. 1937 Wed: The first center tube of the Lincoln Tunnel connecting New York City and New Jersey underneath the Hudson River opened to the traffic.  (The north tube finally opened in 1945 whereas construction on the south tube ended in 1957, which completed the project).
  19. 1939 Friday: During the Winter War, the Finns launch a massive counterattack on Soviet forces outside of Petsamo.  Elsewhere, Gloria Jacobs became the first girl to hold a world pistol record when she shot 299 out of a possible 300 points.  She was only 17 years old at the time of this accomplishment.  Meanwhile, future member of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[i]– drummer Nick Ceroli- is born in Niles, Ohio, on this date.
  20. 1941 Monday: Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in Washington, D.C. for a wartime conference with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, fighting continues to evolve in local battles as the Soviets continue trying to push the Germans back from their capital.  It would appear that unless something happens and soon, the Axis troops could be in deep trouble.
  21. 1942 Tuesday: As fighting on the Eastern Front continues going from bad to worse, Field Marshal Erich von Manstein will make his decision tomorrow as to whether the German relief forces will make the final run to Stalingrad or will withdraw to redeploy so they can stop the mayhem occurring north of the doomed city.  Inside the crumbling metropolis, General Paulus is showing no sign of a willingness to break out of the trap and make a run to the west and safety behind the Axis lines.
  22. 1943 Wednesday: Sporting goods manufacturers received permission to use synthetic rubber for the core of baseballs.
  23. 1944 Friday: During the World War II Battle of the Bulge, Brigadier General Anthony C. McAuliffe rejected a German demand for surrender, writing “Nuts!” in his official reply.  Meanwhile, Barry Jenkins, future drummer with Eric Burdon and the Animals[ii] (1966-1968) was born.
  24. 1945 Saturday: Future hard rock guitar phenom—Leslie West—who would front the East Coast rock band, Mountain[iii] for decades—is born on this date.
  25. 1946 Sunday: Rick Nielsen—future lead guitarist/vocalist with the Rockford, Illinois, rock band, Cheap Trick[iv]—is born on this date.   Longtime members of the rock band, the Bee Gees[v]– Maurice Gibb (multi-instrumentalist, vocals 1958-2003) and Robin Gibb (vocals, guitars, keyboards, harmonica 1958-1969 / 1970-2003 / 2009-2012)- is born on this date.
  26. 1956 Saturday: Colo, the first gorilla born in captivity, was born at the Columbus Zoo in Ohio, on this date.
  27. 1961 Friday: James Davis became the first U.S. soldier to die in Vietnam while U.S. involvement was still limited to the provision of military advisors.
  28. 1965 Wednesday: Great Britain sets its maximum speed limit at 70 MPH.
  29. 1968 Sunday: Julie Nixon married David Eisenhower in a private ceremony in New York.
  30. 1970 Tuesday: The SS Commander of the Treblinka Concentration Camp, Franz Stangl receives a sentence of life in prison for his crimes during World War II.   Elsewhere, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, future U.S. Senator Ted Cruz is born.  A Republican, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2013 representing the state of Texas.
  31. 1971 Wednesday: The United Nations General Assembly ratifies Kurt Waldheim to become the new UN Secretary-General.
  32. 1977 Thursday: Three dozen people died when a 250-foot-high grain elevator at the Continental Grain Company in Westwego, Louisiana, exploded.
  33. 1978 Friday: Kenney Jones, drummer, formerly of the Small Faces/Faces[vi] becomes the new drummer for the Who[vii], upon Keith Moon’s death.
  34. 1984 Saturday: New York City resident Bernhard Goetz shot and wounded four youths on a Manhattan subway, claiming they were about to rob him.
  35. 1988 Thursday: Brazilian environmentalist Chico Mendes was shot and killed.  Rancher Darly Alves da Silva and his son Darci, who pulled the trigger, were sentenced to prison for killing Mendes; they were freed after serving a third of their 19-year sentences.
  36. 1989 Friday: After 23 years of dictatorship, the Romanian people oust their thug leader, Nicolai Ceausescu.  He was the last of Europe’s hardcore communist leaders.  Elsewhere, playwright Samuel Beckett died in Paris at age 83.
  37. 1990 Saturday: Saddam Hussein’s Iraq announces that it will “NEVER surrender Kuwait!”  Meanwhile, Lech Walesa took the oath of office as Poland’s first popularly elected president.
  38. 1991 Sunday: The body of Marine Lt. Col. William R. Higgins, an American hostage slain by Islamic extremist scumbags, was recovered after the human garbage had dumped his corpse alongside a highway in Lebanon.
  39. 1992 Tuesday: A Libyan Boeing 727 jetliner crashed after a midair collision with a MiG fighter, killing all 157 aboard the jetliner, and both crewmembers of the fighter jet.
  40. 1996 Sunday: The Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Kordell Stewart; sets quarterback record by rushing 80 yards for a touchdown.
  41. 1997 Monday: An anti-baldness pill created by Merck Pharmaceuticals wins approval from the FDA—so where the hell is it?
  42. 2001 Saturday: Richard C. Reid[viii], a passenger on an American Airlines flight from Paris to Miami, tried to ignite explosives in his shoes, but flight attendants and fellow passengers subdued the thug.  (Reid is serving a life sentence in federal prison).  Meanwhile, in Afghanistan, 30 people, including two women, take the oath of office as part of the new interim government in the nation.  Hamid Karzai was the head of the post-Taliban government.
  43. 2002 Sunday: Famed rock guitarist with the British band, the Clash[ix]—Joe Strummer—lost his battle with a congenital heart defect on this date.
  44. 2008 Monday: Five Muslim immigrants accused of scheming to massacre U.S. soldiers at Fort Dix were convicted of conspiracy in Camden, N.J. Four of the Islamist scumbags received sentences of life in prison while the fourth received a sentence of 33 years.  Behead them.
  45. 2010 Wednesday: President Barack Hussein Obama[x] signed a law allowing gays for the first time in history to serve openly in the military, repealing the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy put into place by Democratic President Bill Clinton.   Meanwhile, the World Bank formally suspends operations with the Ivory Coast.
  46. 2011 Thursday: Police fired tear gas at protesters angry with the government building an energy plant in southern China in the town of Haimen and then arrest them.
  47. 2012 Saturday: As elections continue in Egypt, clashes between separate groups break out in Alexandria, clashes that will continue to other parts of the country.
  48. 2013 Sunday: President Barack Obama and the First Family begin their 17-day Hawaiian vacation; this is the sixth year in a row the Obama’s have visited family and friends on the island of Oahu for Christmas and New Year’s.
  49. 2014 Monday: After a man murders two New York City police officers as they sit in their patrol car as revenge for the murders of two black men by white police officers, tension among the NYPD increases.  The police commissioner orders officers to work in pairs and to consider their own safety first while on the job.
  50. 2015 Tuesday: Yemen accuses the Obama administration’s drone strikes in its country for the massive number of civilian casualties.  Meanwhile, a drone strike in the country kills 4 civilians today.  Meanwhile, in Helmand Province in Afghanistan, the Coalition deploys British troops to aid the Afghan troops fighting the Taliban.  All hell is breaking out across the country.
  51. 2016 Thursday: Ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, outgoing President Barack Obama nullifies a program that registered Muslim immigrants into the U.S.  The system is known as the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System or NSEERS.  Obama is afraid that the incoming administration will use it to persecute Muslims.  Meanwhile, the Trump transition team seeks information on gender equality projects the U.S. Department of State has been conducting throughout the Obama administration.
  52. 2017 Friday: The wildfire that had burned its way through communities and wilderness northwest of Los Angeles became the largest blaze ever officially recorded in California.  It had scorched 273,400 acres and destroyed more than 700 homes.  Meanwhile, iPhone owners from several states sued Apple for not disclosing sooner that it issued software updates deliberately slowing older-model phones so aging batteries would last longer.  Finally, President Donald J. Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul into law.
  53. 2018 Saturday: A government shutdown that went into effect the previous night continued into the weekend with lawmakers leaving for home for the Christmas holidays.  The shutdown came about because President Trump would not sign the budget if it did not include a measly $1.5 billion for him to continue work on the southern border wall.  Senate Minority Leader “Crying Chuck” Schumer told the president that he ‘will never get the money for his barrier so stop with the shutdown and put the government back to work.’  Finally, Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano island erupted and collapsed, triggering a tsunami that killed more than 420 people and displaced 40,000.
  54. 2019 Sunday: The Pentagon released new emails regarding the President Donald J. Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.  Approximately 91 minutes after the phone call occurred, the White House Budget Office ordered the Pentagon to put a hold on military aid to the former Soviet republic.  Democrats are impeaching President Trump over this ‘phone call.’   Meanwhile, the White House is considering a plan in which, it will deport illegal aliens seeking to storm the border to Guatemala where they will wait asylum hearings.
  55. 2020 Tuesday: In a move that surprised everyone, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, aka Silver Spoon, aka Nancy Pelosi’s nephew, appoints California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill the seat of ‘Vice President-elect’ Kamala Harris who- if she assumes office- will step down from the seat.  Padilla will have to run in 2022 should he fill her seat.  He would become the first Latino senator from the Golden State.  Many suspected that Governor Newsom would appoint himself to fill the Harris seat because it is clear he is going to go down in next year’s recall election.  It would be the only way he would ever make it to a national office.
  56. 2020 Tuesday A: Jared Kushner joins a planeload of Israelis for the first flight from Israel to Morocco, the fourth nation to establish or resume normalized relations with the Jewish state.  Next, the hardcore left BLASTS House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi for caving on the COVID-19 Relief Bill.  She held this up from well before the 2020 Elections last month until now agreeing to the same things she agreed to two months ago.  However, Rush Limbaugh reports all manner of giveaways to foreign nations, checks to illegal aliens and their families that are retroactive to the last Chi-Vi relief bill.  Coupled with $600 checks for each American and each illegal alien in the country (remember: the true estimate is between 30-to-60 million illegals within the fabric of the country) the illegals will receive $600 plus $1,200 for a grand total of $1,800 per each illegal alien.  WTF?  Time for a second revolution!
  57. 2020 Tuesday B: Holy Roller Pat Robertson says, ‘Trump should move on, forget about 2024.’  Loser.  Next, Rudy Giuliani says the Pennsylvania lawsuit is the first of many to come regarding fraud and corruption in the 2020 Presidential Election- the one the Democrats are attempting to steal.   Economic adviser to President Donald J. Trump, Peter Navarro, says the ‘stolen election is an example of brass-knuckles politics.’  Noted conservative author and speaker Patrick Buchannan asks a pertinent question: “Can democracy hold a dysfunctional United States together?’  Good question for which, we don’t have the answer.
  58. 2020 Tuesday C: A Gallup poll shows that “Pro-China Joe” Biden has 65-percent transition approval among Democrats.   Speaking of Sinophile Joe, he is going to nominate the head of Connecticut’s educational system- Miguel Cardona, a hardcore left-wing, Democratic-Socialist loser- to become his secretary of the Department of Education.  What can go wrong with this?   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, the Chi-Com air force joined forces with the Russians to fly joint bomber patrols over the Pacific Ocean.  Some say they were ‘surprised’ by this event but we were not surprised and expect to see more of our adversaries join together to demonstrate a unified show of force.   Also speaking of the Chi-Coms, Beijing emplaces new visa restrictions on U.S. citizens entering their authoritarian country in what is seen as a tit-for-tat move.
  59. 2020 Tuesday D: Former New Jersey Governor and failed presidential candidate Chris Christie says, ‘he is leaving the door open to a run in 2024.’  Who is going to vote for you, you traitorous, RINO scumbag?  Certainly, NO one here.  Meanwhile RINOS are expressing mixed feelings if President Trump revives “The Apprentice” should he leave office following the corrupt election.  None of their business.  Speaking of the president, he is considering two pardons for two former GOP congressmen now doing time in federal prisons: Duncan Hunter, Jr. of California, and Steve Stockman of Texas.   Hunter was sent to prison in December 2019 for missing campaign funds while Stockman was sent to prison in November 2018 on charges of money laundering, mail and wire fraud, income tax evasion, and conspiracy, all charges related to a non-profit organization he had set up.  Many believe he was set-up and railroaded by liberal prosecutors and judges.
  60. 2020 Tuesday E: As COVID-19 cases continue arising in California, the state is desperately searching for additional nurses and doctors to handle the crisis, one caused by Governor “The Smiler” Newsom.  We learn, too, that 2020 has become the DEADLIEST year in U.S. history what with 3 million deaths from the Chinese Virus, homicides, suicides, accidental drug overdoses, and far too many other diseases left untreated because everything was diverted into dealing with the effects of the Kung Flu.
  61. 2020 Tuesday F: Here are today’s Comrade Xi Pangolin-Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 77,801,721 confirmed cases, UP by 613,375 cases, 1,713,109 confirmed deaths, UP by 13,824 deaths, and 43,894,903 confirmed recoveries (once again, down from one week ago- something funny going on here), UP by 372,661 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 18,362,068 confirmed cases, UP by 278,922 new cases, 324,441 confirmed deaths, UP by 2,923 new deaths, and 8,135,415 confirmed recoveries, UP by 135,302 new recoveries.
  62. 2020 Tuesday G: Next, 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: 1,945,841 confirmed cases, 23,023 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 20,423 confirmed cases, 282 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 230,743 confirmed cases, 3,186 confirmed deaths, but like California, the apelike 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, Tennessee: 534,019 confirmed number of cases, 6,269  confirmed number of deaths, and sadly, NO MENTION of confirmed number of recoveries.  Let us look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife are relocating there.  Here they are: 387,482 confirmed cases, 3,136 confirmed deaths, and 351,186 confirmed recoveries.
  63. 2020 Tuesday H: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,015.51, DOWN 200.94 points (-0.67%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,807.92, UP 65.40 points (+0.51%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,687.26, DOWN 7.66 points (-0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,869.10 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%) while the price of SILVER is $25.64 per troy ounce, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,011.50 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.21%) while the price of COPPER is $3.52 per pound, +0.0035 (+0.10%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,323.10 per troy oz., +6.70 (+0.29%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $46.79 per barrel, -0.23 (-0.49%).  Today, COCOA is $2,555.00 per metric ton, +20.00 (+0.79).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.54 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.82 euros.  IN OTHER ECONOMIC NEWS, the more we learn about the BOGUS COVID-19 CHI-VI RELIEF BILL, THE MORE WE LEARN IT’S FULL OF ALL  MANNER OF BULLS**T AND CRAP.  President Donald J. Trump, VETO THIS FLIPPING BILL.  TELL MITCH MCCONNELL, THAT BRAIN-DEAD HAG NANCY PELOSI, CRYBABY CHUCKIE, AND EVEN KEVIN MCCARTHY TO GO SUCK A BIG ONE! NO!  NO!  NO!
  64. 2020 Tuesday I: What we heard earlier is true: President Donald J. Trump issued full pardons to former Congressmen Steve Stockman, Chris Collins, and Duncan Hunter Jr. as well as George Papadopoulos who was singled out for special mistreatment as the doorway with which to enter the Trump campaign.  The president also issued a pardon to Alex van der Zwaan as well as commutations or pardons to others mistreated by the DEEP STATE APPARATUSES.  Pardon any-and-everyone in need of a pardon who might need a pardon.  Elsewhere, after a two-year-stint on the 15-member U.N. Security Council, Germany is leaving and its U.N. Ambassador Christoph Heusgen, going to retire.  The ambassador fought to fight to get two detained Canadians freed from communist China’s cruel grasp had the Chi-Com deputy ambassador to the U.N. Geng Shuang tell him, “Good riddance.”  Time to start nuking some Chi-Coms…
  65. 2020 Tuesday J: Corrupt prosecutors of the Southern District of New York are trying to get ahold of Rudy Giuliani’s emails so they can pursue him and the president.   They are seeking help from the Department of Justice so they can persecute- NOT prosecute- either President Trump OR the president’s attorney.  Meanwhile, the FREE INDEPENDENT NATION OF TAIWAN reports its first Chi-Com Virus case in 250 days.   Speaking of the Beijing Bat Flu, Dr. Tony Fauci received his vaccine today, saying it’s ‘safe’ and that ‘everyone should do it.’  We’ll see.  Ilhan Omar is mad at fellow Squad member AOC for rushing out to get her vaccine.  Elsewhere, President Trump signed an executive order that would permit Special Counsel John Durham to present classified intelligence from the CIA to a grand jury when he prepares his case against those who set the bogus Russian collusion scam investigation into motion.
  66. 2020 Tuesday K: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1618 with a jackpot of $330,000,000 up for grabs: 29, 53, 56, 59, 67, and Mega 21.  Out of 117,883 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $15,651 apiece.
  67. 2020 Tuesday L: As always, we encourage everyone to stick around and discover whatever the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Canadians, the Iranians, and other garbage around the world are doing with their Democrat stooges in the U.S.  It’s always fascinating…

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Former front man for the J. Geils Band- Peter Wolf- went into the studio and on July 21, 1984, released his first solo album, the acclaimed “Lights Out.”  As long-time fans of the band, it was a tear-jerker to see Wolf go just as it was to see Rod Stewart dump the Faces and Ian Hunter spit in the eye of Mott the Hoople and go their own way.  Joining the veteran vocalist were Adrian Belew and Peter Bliss (guitars/backing vocals), Michael Jonzun (bass), and loads of other people.  It was a fine debut.  The reason Wolf abandoned the group is because Wolf began writing with outside musicians and when be brought the tunes to the group, co-leader Seth Justman said, “NO.”  Thus, the band broke apart and the title track became a mid-sized hit for the vocalist.  Sad but true.  Check it out.

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[i] We hope to do the music of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, as well as Alpert’s solo career, somewhere around 2035.  We hope you will remain with us.

[ii] 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.

[iii] 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.

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

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

[vi] We promoted the music of the Small Faces, Faces, and a bunch more interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  We encourage everyone to search out the music of the various bands in this collection so you can add them to your growing music collection.

[vii] 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.

[viii] Member of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.

[ix] Look for the Clash sometime within the next 5-10 years.  We know you will enjoy them.

[x] Speculation exists that Obama is gay because many of the people he put around him while in office were gays and some say during his university days he had a gay affair.  No one truly knows but he sure did a heck of a lot of stuff for the LGBTQIA+ movement.

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T. 1942 Monday A: Fighting on the Eastern Front continues to rage as Soviet armor, infantry, and air forces commence rolling up the Italian Eighth Army north of Stalingrad as well as Hungarian troops in the area. Field Marshal Erich von Manstein is mulling what he can do regarding the German Sixth Army trapped in Stalingrad and his thoughts are not good: his armored units are overextended and allied Axis troops are being destroyed. A decision will come soon.

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356. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2020:

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WEEK 2020

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices William Burnham Woods and Pierce Butler; U.S. Attorney-General Amos T. Ackerman; U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg; the Band featuring Jim Weider, the Beach Boys featuring Carl Wilson, Crosby-Stills-&-Nash, Iron Butterfly featuring Lee Dorman, and the Mothers of Invention featuring Frank Zappa:

  1. 1620 Friday: Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower went ashore for the first time at present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts[i].
  2. 1849 Thursday: The first ice-skating club in America formed in Philadelphia on this date.
  3. 1861 Friday: President Abraham Lincoln signed a congressional act authorizing the Navy Medal of Honor.
  4. 1864 Tuesday: During the Civil War, Union forces led by Major General William T. Sherman concluded their ‘March to the Sea,” which had begun in Atlanta on November 15 and ended with the capture of Savannah, Georgia.
  5. 1879 Saturday: The Henrik Ibsen play, “A Doll’s House” premiered at the Royal Theater in Copenhagen.
  6. 1880 Monday: The 45th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Burnham Woods took his seat on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat and then a Republican, President Rutherford B. Hayes nominated Woods to fill Associate Justice William Strong’s seat.   Woods served from today until 05-14-1887.   Meanwhile, in Cartersville, Georgia, the former 31st U.S. Attorney-General Amos T. Ackerman died at age 59.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from 11-23-1870 to 12-13-1871.
  7. 1891 Sunday: The first basketball game, a sport devised by Dr. James Naismith, is believed to have occurred at the International YMCA Training School in Springfield, Massachusetts, with the score for this debut game being 1-0.
  8. 1898 Tuesday: Scientists Pierre and Marie Curie discovered the radioactive element, radium, on this date.
  9. 1909 Tuesday: McKinley and Washington schools of Berkeley, California, became the first authorized junior high schools in the United States.
  10. 1910 Wednesday: 344 coal miners lost their lives in Britain’s Pretoria Pit Disaster.
  11. 1913 Sunday: What most people regard as the first newspaper crossword puzzle underwent publication in the New York World.  Created by journalist Arthur Wynne, the newspaper billed it as a “Word-Cross Puzzle.”
  12. 1914 Monday: The first feature-length silent film comedy, Mack Sennett’s “Tillie’s Punctured Romance,” starring Marie Dressler, Mabel Normand, and Charlie Chaplin, premiered.  Elsewhere, the U.S. government began requiring passport applicants to provide photographs of themselves.
  13. 1922 Thursday: The 71st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Pierce Butler took his seat on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, Republican President Warren G. Harding nominated him to fill Associate Justice William Day’s seat.  Butler served from today until 11-16-1939.
  14. 1923 Friday: Nepal goes from being a British protectorate to being independent.
  15. 1937 Tuesday: Walt Disney’s first feature-length animated cartoon, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarves,” had its world premiere in Los Angeles, California.  Meanwhile, in St. Paul, Minnesota, the 45th U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg died.  He served under President Calvin Coolidge from 03-05-1925 to 03-28-1929.
  16. 1940 Saturday: Future master musician and vocalist, Frank Zappa[ii], is born on this date.
  17. 1941 Sunday: Last time the NFL used a drop kick for an extra point (Ray McLean of the Chicago Bears).  The Bears won the NFL Championship.
  18. 1941 Sunday A: German General Heinz Guderian arrives back at his headquarters in Orel, Soviet Union, following his disappointing meeting with Adolf Hitler.  Told to hold the ground Axis troops had seized outside Moscow, Russian counterattacks are throwing them back.  The 296th Infantry Division is thrown back 135 miles to Belev, south of Moscow.  Things are not going well…
  19. 1942 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Williams v. North Carolina, ruled 6-2 that ALL states had to recognize divorces granted in Nevada.   
  20. 1942 Monday A: Fighting on the Eastern Front continues to rage as Soviet armor, infantry, and air forces commence rolling up the Italian Eighth Army north of Stalingrad as well as Hungarian troops in the area.  Field Marshal Erich von Manstein is mulling what he can do regarding the German Sixth Army trapped in Stalingrad and his thoughts are not good: his armored units are overextended and allied Axis troops are being destroyed.  A decision will come soon.
  21. 1944 Thursday: The United States banned horseracing until after the end of World War II on this date.
  22. 1945 Friday: General George S. Patton died in Heidelberg, Germany, of injuries from an auto accident.
  23. 1946 Saturday: Carl Wilson—future lead guitarist of the Beach Boys[iii]—was born in Southern California on this date.  
  24. 1951 Friday: Joe DiMaggio announced his retirement from major league baseball on this date.  Elsewhere, in Woodstock, N.Y., future replacement guitarist for Robbie Robertson in the Band[iv]– Jim Weider- is born.  He played on the final three studio albums released by the group.
  25. 1954 Tuesday: Police find the wife of Dr. Sam Sheppard murdered and the authorities accuse him of committing the crime.
  26. 1958 Sunday: The French people elected Charles de Gaulle to a seven-year term as the first president of the Fifth Republic of France.  Meanwhile, Tom Landry becomes the coach of the Dallas Cowboys, a job he keeps until new owner Jerry Jones fires him in 1988. 
  27. 1959 Monday: The citizens of Deerfield, Illinois, block the building of interracial housing projects.
  28. 1962 Friday: The United States and Cuba come to an accord and the latter releases the bulk of the POWS they captured during the ill-fated Bay of Pigs invasion.
  29. 1967 Thursday: Louis Washkansky, the first recipient of a human heart, died in the hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, 18 days after receiving the donor organ.  Meanwhile, the satirical comedy-drama, “The Graduate” starring Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman, was released by Embassy Pictures on this date.
  30. 1968 Saturday: Apollo 8, the first manned moon voyage begins with astronauts Bormann, Lovell, and Anders aboard.  Meanwhile, in California, Stephen Stills (Buffalo Springfield[v]), David Crosby (the Byrds[vi]), and Graham Nash (the Hollies[vii]) premiere their act, Crosby-Stills-and-Nash[viii].
  31. 1971 Tuesday: The U.N. Security Council chose Kurt Waldheim to succeed U Thant as secretary-general. 
  32. 1972 Thursday: The Soviet Union signs a separate peace with East Germany.
  33. 1976 Tuesday: The Liberian -registered tanker Argo Merchant broke apart near Nantucket Island, off Massachusetts, almost a week after running aground, and spilling 7.5 million gallons of oil into the North Atlantic.
  34. 1978 Thursday: Police in Des Plaines, Illinois, arrest John Wayne Gacy on charges of murder.
  35. 1988 Wednesday: Over Lockerbie, Scotland, 270 people died when a terrorist’s bomb exploded aboard a Pan Am Boeing 747 sending wreckage crashing to the ground[ix]
  36. 1991 Saturday: The Soviet Union formally dissolves 11 of 12 Soviet socialist republics through the signing of a treaty and then begins formation of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
  37. 1995 Thursday: The city of Bethlehem passed from Israeli to Palestinian control on this date.  What an enormous outrage, flipping Muslims controlling the birthplace of Jesus.
  38. 1997 Sunday: Barry Sanders of the Detroit Lions is the third running back to rush for 2,000 yards in a single NFL season.
  39. 2003 Sunday: The federal government raised the national threat level to orange, indicating an elevated risk of terrorist attack (the Feds lowered it back to yellow on January 9, 2004).  Meanwhile, more than 150 people lost their lives in mudslides in the Philippines.
  40. 2004 Tuesday: A suicide bombing at a mess hall tent near Mosul, Iraq, killed 22 people, including 14 U.S. service members and three American contractors.
  41. 2008 Sunday: Religious leaders held a multi-faith ceremony to mark the reopening of Mumbai, India’s Oberoi Hotel three weeks after Muslim militants went on a bloody rampage there[x].
  42. 2009 Monday: President Barack Obama hailed a crucial early morning test vote in the Senate on his infamous health care ‘overhaul,’ in which, all 58 Democrats and two independents held together against unanimous Republican opposition.  Meanwhile, the Obama administration imposed a three-hour limit on how long airlines can keep passengers waiting inside planes delayed on the ground[xi].  
  43. 2010 Tuesday: President Barack Obama announces that he is going to sign an executive order that will permit the U.S. government to hold- indefinitely- dangerous POWs captured in the War on Terror.  Currently, there are at least 48 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, that the country cannot release.  We say, “Hang them.”
  44. 2011 Wednesday: A wave of suicide bombings and violent attacks kills dozens and injures hundreds of others in Baghdad, Iraq.   Meanwhile, the U.S. is prepared to take responsibility for an attack earlier in the year that killed at least 24 Pakistani soldiers at a border crossing between their country and Afghanistan.
  45. 2012 Friday: Voters in Alexandria, Egypt clash during the evening of the second voting session over the highly charged constitutional referendum.  Elsewhere, Lee Dorman, bassist of the psychedelic rock bands Iron Butterfly[xii] and Captain Beyond[xiii] dies.
  46. 2013 Saturday: Author J.K. Rowling announces she is producing a play based on the life of her character Harry Potter; the play tells the previously untold story of life before the boy wizard goes to Hogwarts; the play will premiere in London’s West End within the next two years.
  47. 2014 Sunday: The final film in the “Lord of the Rings/the Hobbit” franchise, “The Battle of the Five Armies,” grosses $90 million in the first five days of its release.  Expectations had been around $75 million.
  48. 2015 Monday: In the Afghan War, a suicide bombing against U.S. and Afghan troops near Bagram Air Base kills at least six American soldiers and wounds another six.  All across Afghanistan violent battles are occurring as the Taliban steps up its attacks on Coalition and Afghan forces.  
  49. 2016 Wednesday: The evacuation of civilians from eastern Aleppo in Syria continues as the United Nations announces it is going to establish a war crimes tribunal to punish those guilty of such crimes.  Good luck with that.   Elsewhere, Donald Trump announces he is going to nominate noted economist Peter Navarro to the White House National Trade Council.  Liberals go berserk because he is anti-China.  Not until 2020 would we learn just how many American politicians are in the back pockets of the Chi-Coms.  A shocking number.   President-elect Trump also chooses Carl Icahn- someone whom the left labels a ‘corporate raider’- as a special adviser on regulatory reform.  Of course, the leftists are upset…
  50. 2017 Thursday: Following President Donald J. Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the United Nations- always taking the sides of the Palestinians- lights him up- verbally.   Meanwhile, the Red Cross announces that cholera cases in war torn Yemen now total 1 million.  It is a humanitarian disaster.
  51. 2018 Friday: In Ecuador, law enforcement and military personnel get their man when they track down FARC thug- Walter Arizala- criminal and drug trafficker- and kill him in a gun battle.  The authorities sought the POS for the murders of two journalists earlier in the year.  Elsewhere, in the Czech Republic, a mining disaster occurs when a methane explosion in Karvina claims the lives of 11 Poles and 2 Czechs.
  52. 2019 Saturday:  While House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi continues to hold her two articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump close to the vest, the White House thinks she is going to cave.   Meanwhile, RINO Republican former governor of Massachusetts says, ‘Republican senators will be voted out of office if they march in lockstep behind President Trump.’  Elsewhere, after a massive pile-up of 69 vehicles on a Virginia interstate highway, local officials close the road.  It is said that poor weather such as fog may have led to the mass collisions.  
  53. 2020 Monday: First, we learn that in Georgia, 1.3 million PLUS voters have early voted in the Peach State using the same corrupt Dominion Voting Systems machines with the same corrupt Democratic hacks running the run-off elections as ran the general election and with the same corrupt POS RINO Governor Brian Kemp and the same corrupt POS RINO Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger overseeing the process.  Do we expect either Senator Kelly Loeffler said to hold a 52-46 lead over communist NOI-loving scumbag Reverend Raphael Warnock or Senator David Perdue who is said to hold a 50-48 advantage over “Pro-China Jon” Ossoff to win?  We sure as heck don’t.   We expect fraud to win and to win BIG.
  54. 2020 Monday A: The NYPD caught 150 people early this morning at an illegal nightclub in the Big Apple.  Next, Utah RINO Senator Mitt Romney says, ‘the GOP has strayed from the importance of character.’  Mitt, STFU, please.  Meanwhile, Congress is said to have reached agreement on a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package for the American people which is purportedly close to where they started 2-3 months ago.  What is apparent is that neither House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi or Senate Minority Leader “Crying Chuck” Schumer wanted to help the American people.  Shame on them.   U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says ‘$600 stimulus checks could be going out next week.’  Elsewhere, Congress agrees on a matter of significant importance: removing the statue of General Robert E. Lee from Statuary Hall.  Wow.  Our lives will be changed for the better!
  55. 2020 Monday B: The Trump administration cuts the size of the Arctic lands available to be auctioned off for natural gas development.   Elsewhere, Pope Francis promises Vatican employees that no one will lose his or her job due to the Chi-Com Bat Flu.   Speaking of the ‘Pope,’ he says- get this- that ‘vaccines made using aborted fetal tissue is ETHICAL.’  If there was ever reason to leave the Catholic Church, this is it.  The vicar of Christ no longer represents the Holy Trinity but has shown his hand as Satan’s minion by his allegiance to the DEEP CHURCH.  Time for the College of Cardinals to topple this Third World POS and to find a European to head the Church.
  56. 2020 Monday C: As Brexit begins to seem like it might actually happen, leftist Britons are scrambling to seek residence in Spain and Portugal.  Speaking of Great Britain, the U.S. says that ‘everything is on the table’ when it comes to enacting a travel ban on the UK due to the increasing cases of a new strain of the Chi-Vi.  People are sick all over Britain and sadly, there are some who are still naïve enough to believe that the Chi-Coms did not create this disease for use as BIOWARFARE against the globe.
  57. 2020 Monday D: Outgoing U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr lays out charges against the Libyan bombmaker whose handiwork brought down the Pan-Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland, back in 1988.  The AG then says he has ‘no plans’ of appointing a special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden and the Biden Family.  What a disappointment you are, sir.  Meanwhile, a House panel subpoenas HHS and CDC representatives to testify regarding their ‘lackluster response’ to the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Seems like the administration did an excellent job.  
  58. 2020 Monday E: Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms attack President Donald J. Trump over his inference that they were behind the hacks and the spying.  Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley says there’s ‘no doubt the Chi-Coms were involved.’  Of course they were, it’s what they do.  Regarding the Chi-Com hacks, the U.S. Treasury Department says there are ‘no signs the communists caused any harm to the Treasury Department.’  Speaking of the CCP, we learn today that BIG TECH is launching an all-out blitz to influence the Biden administration into doing whatever it and their masters in Beijing want.   Proof of this is that the New York Times won’t touch the story of Chi-Com agent, California Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell, the man who attacked President Trump but who was schlepping a Chi-Com intel agent for five-plus years.  Wow.
  59. 2020 Monday F: As for the Beijing Bug, here are the numbers for the CHI-VI, you know, COVID-19 Chinese Bat Flu Virus Crisis, the pandemic they started but still try to blame on the U.S.:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 77,188,346 confirmed cases, +656,621, 1,699,285, confirmed deaths, +9,360, and 43,522,242 confirmed recoveries (again, this number has been readjusted DOWN from a week ago-something strange is occurring), +342,299.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Xi Jinping Bat Flu pandemic: 18,083,146 confirmed cases, up 283,477 from yesterday’s reporting, 321,518 confirmed deaths, UP 3,019, and 8,000,113 confirmed recoveries, UP 142,452.
  60. 2020 Monday G: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 1,910,120 confirmed cases, 22,820 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 20,291 confirmed cases, 282 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 227,122 confirmed cases, 3,170 confirmed deaths (for some unknown reason, less than last week’s count), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Pennsylvania, currently, they have 569,413 confirmed cases, 14,015 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries which seems to be the way of the world at present  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife have moved there: 374,760 confirmed cases, 3,099 confirmed deaths, and 348,107 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at another nation: Mexico: they have 1,320,545 confirmed cases of the CHI-VI, 118,2020 confirmed deaths and 978,002 confirmed recoveries.
  61. 2020 Monday H: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 30,216.45, UP 37.40 points (+0.12%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  12,742.52, DOWN 13.12 points (-0.10%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,694.92, DOWN 14.49 points (-0.39%).  Price of GOLD: $1,884.40 per troy oz., +1.60 (+0.08%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $26.48 per troy oz., +0.096 (+0.36%).  Price of PLATINUM: $1,012.60 per troy oz., -3.50 (-0.34%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,316.40 per troy oz., -55.60 (-2.34%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.58 per #, +0.0075 (+0.21%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $47.80, -0.17 (-0.35%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.55 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.82 euros.  Just for a lark, $1 U.S. = 76.95 Afghan Afghani.
  62. 2020 Monday I: Here is tonight’s Monday Night Football Matchup: (16) Pittsburgh Steelers, 17 (11-3) @ Cincinnati Bengals, 27 (3-10-1) Monday Night 5:15 P.M. That’s right- NO mistake- the Bengals clobbered the Steelers with third-string quarterback Ryan Finley.  You go, kid, you go!
  63. 2020 Monday J: Friends, stick around to discover what the Chi-Coms and their lackeys around the world are up to today- including the Democrats! 

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[i] Modern-day Democrats claim this is the beginning of slavery and evil in the founding of America.  We say, “F**k them,” as they are- with the exception of our liberal, Democrat, or progressive members- are full of crap.

[ii] We began presenting the music of the Mothers of Invention and of Frank Zappa beginning on Monday, 21-January-2013 and concluded the presentation on Monday, 13-May-2013.  Please seek them out, we believe you will enjoy the music of this famed man and his band.

[iii] We hope to present the music of this foundational American rock band within the next 5-6 years.  Please stay tuned for further developments.  We thank you; we know you love the Beach Boys as much as we do.

[iv] We hope to promote the music of both the Band and its members sometime in the next 10-15 years.

[v] We promoted the music of Buffalo Springfield beginning on Saturday, 17-November-2012 through Saturday, 24-November-2012.  We hope you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your collection.  You will be glad you did.

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

[vii] We shared the music of the Hollies with the world beginning on Monday, 29-August-2016 through Thursday, 03-November-2016.

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

[ix] This horrendous atrocity was committed by members of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.

[x] Once again, the atrocities committed in Mumbai were committed by members of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.  Evildoers.

[xi] Thank you, President Obama, this rule was a long time in coming as passengers kept inside planes on the tarmac due to overcrowding of aircraft at an airport risked going to jail if they tried to give up their seats and get the hell off the airplane.  Still, three hours is a long time to sit immobilized but far better than having to sit 8-12 hours.

[xii] 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.

[xiii] 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.

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