144. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022

2012 Thursday: The droner-in-chief does it again- a U.S. drone strike- all of which are approved by President Barack Hussein Obama- kills 10 bad guys in North Waziristan, Pakistan. You go, President Obama, you go.

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144. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Elliot Richardson and Acting Bill Clements; U.S. Secretaries of State Edward Livingston and John Foster Dulles; U.S. Treasury Secretary Hugh McCulloch; Blue Öyster Cult featuring Albert Bouchard, Bob Dylan, Dire Straits featuring Guy Fletcher, Gene Clark, the Rolling Stones “Rock and Roll Circus” featuring Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful, and Wishbone Ash featuring Steve Upton:

  1. 1086 Monday: The reign of the 158th Roman Catholic Pope Victor III begins on this date.  He would guide the global flock from today until September 16, 1087.
  2. 1153 Sunday: Malcolm IV becomes the king of Scotland.
  3. 1610 Monday: Sir Thomas Gates institutes “Laws divine moral and marshal,” a harsh civil code for Jamestown.
  4. 1624 Friday: After years of unprofitable operation, Virginia’s charter underwent revocation making it a royal colony.
  5. 1689 Tuesday: The English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants.
  6. 1738 Saturday: John Wesley through his conversion launches the Methodist movement; Methodists celebrate the day as Aldersgate Day.  
  7. 1764 Thursday: Bostonian lawyer James Otis denounced “taxation without representation” and called for the colonies to unite in demonstrating their opposition to Britain’s new tax measures.
  8. 1775 Wednesday: Members of the Continental Congress elect John Hancock as their next president; he succeeds Peyton Randolph.
  9. 1809 Wednesday: In England, the Dartmoor Prison opens to house French prisoners of war.
  10. 1818 Sunday: General Andrew Jackson captures the city of Pensacola, Florida.
  11. 1824 Monday: Pope Leo XII- the 252nd Roman Catholic pontiff- proclaims a universal jubilee.
  12. 1830 Monday: The first passenger rail service in the U.S. commences—Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland.
  13. 1831 Tuesday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Livingston assumed office on this date.  First a Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until May 29, 1833.
  14. 1844 Friday: Samuel E.B. Morse transmitted the message “What hath God wrought” from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore as he formally opened America’s first telegraph line.
  15. 1846 Sunday: General Zachary Taylor captures the city of Monterey during Mexican American War of 1846-1848.
  16. 1856 Saturday: The Pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas.
  17. 1861 Friday:  Major General Benjamin Butler declares “slaves to be contraband of war.”
  18. 1862 Saturday: Westminster Bridge across the Thames River opens for business.
  19. 1877 Thursday: Future 75th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo is born in New York City on this date.  Republican President Herbert Hoover nominated him to fill the seat of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and he would serve from March 03, 1932, to July 09, 1938.
  20. 1878 Friday: The first American bicycle race took place in Boston.
  21. 1883 Thursday: President Chester Alan Arthur, Republican, and New York Governor Grover Cleveland, Democrat, dedicated the Brooklyn Bridge, linking Brooklyn and Manhattan together.
  22. 1889 Friday: Germany’s Reichstag passed a mandatory disability and old-age insurance law.
  23. 1895 Friday: In Prince George’s County, Maryland, former 27th and 36th U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Hugh McCulloch dies at age 86.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from March 09, 1869, to March 03, 1869.  He would serve again as the 36th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.  The second time around, Secretary McCulloch served under Presidents Chester Alan Arthur and then Grover Cleveland from October 31, 1884, to March 07, 1885.
  24. 1899 Wednesday: W.T. McCullough opened the first auto repair shop in the nation and did so in Boston, Massachusetts.
  25. 1901 Friday: Seventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales.
  26. 1915 Monday: During World War I, Italy declares war on Austro-Hungary, which would become a horrible mistake for them.
  27. 1928 Thursday: A record 12 future Hall of Famers take the field as the Yankees beat the A’s 9-7.
  28. 1931 Sunday: B&O Railroad began service with the first passenger train to have air conditioning throughout it and the run was the one between New York City and Washington, D.C.
  29. 1935 Friday: The first Major League Baseball game played at night took place at Cincinnati’s Crosley Field as the Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-1.
  30. 1937 Monday: In a set of rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Social Security Act of 1935.
  31. 1940 Friday: During the Blitzkrieg through the West, German tanks reach Arras, after having fought off a sizeable French armored counterattack. Meanwhile, Netherlands’ Queen Wilhelmina to address her people via the BBC in London to surrender to the Nazis.  The Dutch military begins to demobilize.    
  32. 1941 Saturday: The German battleship Bismarck sank the British battle cruiser HMS Hood in the North Atlantic, killing all but three of the 1,418 men aboard.   Its accompanying ship- the HMS Prince of Wales- due to damage inflicted upon them by the German warships- is forced to break off contact and head back to home port.  Meanwhile, Robert Zimmerman—aka “Bob Dylan[i]”—was born in Duluth, Minnesota.
  33. 1942 Sunday: On the Eastern Front, Field Marshal Ewald von Kleist continues reducing the Barenkovo bridgehead as the Second Battle of Kharkov continues.  The Russians are losing loads of men, materiel, and any hope of beating the Nazis in 1942.  This will put the German armies on the drive towards the Caucasus, the oilfields at Baku, as well as on the eventual road to Stalingrad.
  34. 1943 Monday: On the Eastern Front, heavy fighting continues in the Caucasus as Soviet forces continue launching one attack after another, attacks, the Germans swiftly counterattack.  Overextended, they must pull back or risk being cut off from their supply lines.
  35. 1944 Wednesday: Voters in Iceland vote to sever all ties with Denmark.  Meanwhile, in Albania, Enver Hoxha becomes the head of the anti-fascist movement in his country’s fight to throw off Axis occupiers.  Elsewhere, the Germans in Italy continue a fighting retreat as they continue moving northward to fixed lines where they will set up their next defense.  The Allies continue in hot pursuit, every yard paid for in blood.
  36. 1945 Thursday: Fighting on Okinawa continues as the Japanese continue their fight to protect the home islands.
  37. 1946 Friday: Future longtime drummer with the British rock band, Wishbone Ash[ii] 1969-1990—Steve Upton—is born in Wrexham, Wales, on this date.
  38. 1947 Saturday: Future founding member and drummer with the East Coast rock band, Blue Öyster Cul[iii]t—Albert Bouchard—is born on this date in Watertown, N.Y.
  39. 1951 Thursday: Racial segregation in Washington, D.C. restaurants ruled to be illegal.
  40. 1954 Monday: IBM announces a vacuum tube ‘electronic’ brain that can perform 10 million operations an hour.  Elsewhere, the first moving sidewalk in a railroad station opened in Jersey City, N.J.   
  41. 1959 Sunday: Former 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles died in Washington, D.C. at age 71.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 01-26-1953 to 04-22-1959.
  42. 1960 Tuesday: Future multi-instrumentalist with the British rock band, Dire Straits [iv]1984-1997—Guy Fletcher—is born on this date in Maidstone, Kent, England.
  43. 1961 Wednesday: A group of Freedom Riders undergoes arrest after arriving at a bus terminal in Jackson, Mississippi charged with breaching the peace for entering white-designated areas.  They ended up serving 60 days in jail.
  44. 1962 Thursday: Astronaut Scott Carpenter became the second American to orbit the Earth as he flew aboard Aurora 7.
  45. 1965 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that a law that permits the U.S. Postal Service to intercept communist propaganda to be illegal.
  46. 1967 Wednesday: The American Football League grants a charter to the Cincinnati Bengals.
  47. 1968 Friday: Rolling Stones[v]’ vocalist Mick Jagger and girlfriend, Marianne Faithful undergo arrest over drug charges.  Meanwhile, their single, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” underwent released in the United Kingdom by Decca Records.
  48. 1973 Thursday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of Defense Elliot Richardson left office on this date and his replacement- Acting Secretary of Defense Bill Clements- took his place.  Richardson- a Republican- served under President Richard M. Nixon from January 30, 1973, until today.  Clements assumed the job today and served until July 02, 1973.  Clements, also a Republican, would eventually become both the 42nd and the 44th governors of Texas.
  49. 1974 Friday: American jazz composer and bandleader Duke Ellington, 75, died in New York.
  50. 1976 Monday: In their scheduled, 15-round heavyweight-boxing match, Muhammad Ali scores a TKO at the 2:05 minute mark of Round 5 over Richard Dunn, thus retaining the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles.  With the victory, Ali’s record went to 52-2 while that of the British heavyweight champion went to 51-2 with the loss.
  51. 1976 Monday A: Elsewhere, Britain and France opened trans-Atlantic Concorde supersonic transport service to Washington.  Finally, in the Judgement of Paris, wine testers rate wines from California higher than their French counterparts, challenging the notion of France being the foremost producer of the world’s best wines.
  52. 1980 Saturday: Iran rejects a demand by the World Court to release the American hostages. 
  53. 1981 Sunday: Bobby Unser wins, loses, and then wins a controversial Indy 500 race.
  54. 1983 Tuesday: The Supreme Court rules that the federal government can reject or refuse funding and tax breaks to schools that practice racial discrimination.
  55. 1985 Friday: About 10,000 people die when a cyclone roars into Bangladesh.
  56. 1986 Saturday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Montreal Canadiens beat the Calgary Flames 4 games to 1.  Meanwhile, Margaret Thatcher becomes the first British prime minister to visit the state of Israel.
  57. 1989 Wednesday: The action-adventure movie, “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” starring Harrison Ford and Sean Connery, was released by Paramount Pictures.
  58. 1991 Friday: In Sherman Oaks, California, Gene Clark, founding member of the Los Angeles rock group, the Byrds[vi], dies at age 46 due to a heart attack, most likely related to overuse of drugs.    
  59. 1993 Monday: Eritrea gains independence from Ethiopia after a 30-year civil war.
  60. 1994 Tuesday: A federal judge sentenced four jihadists whom a federal jury convicted of bombing New York’s World Trade Center in 1993 to 240 years in prison—may the Islamist scum live long and suffer.
  61. 2000 Wednesday: After 22 years of keeping the peace, Israeli Defense Forces withdraw from southern Lebanon.
  62. 2001 Thursday: When the floor of a Jerusalem wedding hall collapsed beneath dancing guests, sending them plunging several stories into the basement, 23 people died and countless others suffered injury.  Meanwhile in the United States, following the desertion of “Jumping Jim” Jeffords, GOP senator from Vermont, going over to the Democratic Party, the Dems capture the U.S. Senate for the first time since 1994.
  63. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush, trying to dispel rising doubts about the Iraq War, declared the United States would stay in Iraq until it was free, democratic, and suggested that additional Coalition troops might have to go there to stop enemy forces bent on destroying the new government.  Elsewhere, North Korea bans cellphones.  Question: who has a cellphone there?
  64. 2009 Sunday: In Rabat, Morocco, at the Mawazine World Music Festival, a stampede claims the life of at least one person and injures another 15 or so festival goers.
  65. 2010 Monday: After a North Korean submarine sinks South Korea’s ROKS Cheonan, South Korea cuts off trade with North Korea and announces that NO North Korean vessels can no longer use South Korean waters.  Meanwhile, the governments of South Korea and the United States are pressing the Chi-Coms to allow them to hold the North Koreans accountable for their horrendous crimes.
  66. 2011 Tuesday: Once an ‘ally of the United States during the presidency of President George W. Bush- Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi now is target #1 for the Obama administration.  Following a NATO airstrike on Gaddafi’s home, smoke is seen billowing out of it.  The Libyan government reports the deaths of at least three people; however, there is no confirmation that Gaddafi is among the corpses.  What the hell is President Barack Obama up to?
  67. 2012 Thursday: The droner-in-chief does it again- a U.S. drone strike- all of which are approved by President Barack Hussein Obama- kills 10 bad guys in North Waziristan, Pakistan.  You go, President Obama, you go.
  68. 2013 Friday: London’s Metropolitan police remove belongings and sleeping bags of homeless people as part of ‘a policy of reducing the impact of “rough sleepers” on the community.  “Rough sleepers’ is the euphemistic term the Brits use for the ‘homeless,’ sort of like Americans have a euphemistic term- ‘urban outdoorsmen.’
  69. 2014 Saturday: South African President Jacob Zuma takes the oath of office for his second five-year term of office.  Meanwhile, in Florence, Italy, reality TV star and slut, Kim Kardashian marries rapper business mogul, Kanye West.  However, their first child, North West, was born seven months prior to the BIG EVENT but the couple has been together since 2012—why did you not get married before the birth of your child?
  70. 2015 Sunday: As usual, things are out of control in Afghanistan as the war that never seems to want to end continues claiming more lives.  The Taliban launch an assault on checkpoints in Helmand Province killing at least 10 Afghan law enforcement officers and most likely wounding numerous others.  Light this riffraff up.
  71. 2016 Tuesday: Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial for sexual assault in Norristown, Pennsylvania.  Elsewhere, Vladimir Putin’s thugs conducting a reign of terror in the Donbass kill at least seven Ukrainian soldiers as they carry out hit-and-run attacks.  Meanwhile, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announces that the federal government will seek the death penalty for the scumbag Dylann Roof who killed nine black Americans during a Bible study session on June 17, 2015.  This horrendous event occurred at the Charleston, South Carolina, Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in a misguided white supremacist assault.  (Note- we thought the police should have shot that little POS Roof dead at the time and spared the taxpayers the cost of his trial).
  72. 2017 Wednesday: Taiwan- after their highest court gave the okay- is on its way to becoming the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.  (Note- the Chi-Coms must be pretty flipping angry over this event).  Elsewhere, an obnoxious reporter covering the election for the at-large district in Montana gets body-slammed by GOP candidate Greg Gianforte, the reporter rushes off to the cops.  (Note- probably working for the Democrat Rob Quist). 
  73. 2018 Thursday: CNN reports several women accusing actor Morgan Freeman of sexual assault.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump cancels summit between the United States and North and South Korea after Kim Jong Un makes some nasty statements.  The president also signs into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act which eases oversight for some banks punished during the preceding administration and provides economic aid to struggling taxpayers.  Elsewhere, as Bangladesh police forces continue to crack down on narcotraffickers, news media reports at least 52 criminals have been shot to death over the past 10 days.
  74. 2019 Friday: Brazil’s Supreme Court votes to make homophobia and transphobia crimes.  They have loads of them down there.  Attended Carnival lately?  Elsewhere, Governor Mike Parsons, R-MO, signs into law House Bill 126 that- once it becomes law on August 28, 2019- will prohibit nearly ALL abortions within the Show Me State at or after eight weeks unless in the most extreme circumstances.  Anyone who provides such services at or after eight weeks will face 5-to-15 years in state prison.  Of course, the liberals go berserk.  The Pro-Death Movement cannot stand it when it suffers a direct hit against their barbaric, Satanic practices.
  75. 2020 Sunday: While it would be great to inform the world that the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis had vanished, sadly, it has not nor have Blue State governors desire to keep everyone in lockdown mode.  Thankfully, people are standing up and disobeying these totalitarians and with ever-warmer weather coming, people will no longer allow political losers to cage them, willingly; we will fight back.  Here are the global stats for the day: 5,400,604 confirmed cases, 344,760 confirmed deaths, and 2,175,682 confirmed recoveries, the last number of which is amazing- nit gives us hope.
  76. 2020 Sunday A: Here are the stats for the United States: 1,677,436 confirmed cases, 98,024 confirmed deaths, and 341,717 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has dedicated chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the Golden State numbers: 92,710 confirmed cases, 3,774 confirmed deaths, but like every single day, NO mention of confirmed recoveries because Gov. Gavin Newsom continues playing politics.  Time to launch a new recall and make sure we get everyone to sign it- including the state’s 8 million illegal aliens.  Next in Hawaii, here are the numbers: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 579 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Gov. Ige.  Finally, in Washington where hack Governor Jay Inslee holds dictatorial power, here are the numbers: 19,756 confirmed cases, 1,061 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Washingtonians need to recall Gov. Inslee, too, the man is a political hack and must go.
  77. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet As A Whole: 167,907,514 confirmed cases, +378,551, 3,484,994  confirmed deaths, +7,009 and 149,310,223 confirmed recoveries, +72,967.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,915,089 confirmed cases, UP 14,457 from yesterday’s reporting, 604,304 confirmed deaths, UP 217,[vii] and 27,552,445 confirmed recoveries, UP 50,835.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  78. 2021 Monday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden Became President on January 20, 2021, there have been 287,692 Chi-Vi Deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 171,917 deaths  
  79. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,778,275 confirmed cases, 62,944 confirmed deaths, and 2,020,385 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,311,941 confirmed cases, 36,502 confirmed deaths, and 1,924,136 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,901 confirmed cases, 496 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 430,639 confirmed cases, 5,764 confirmed deaths, and 210,550 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Ohio: they have 1,097,866 confirmed cases, 19,709 confirmed deaths, and 1,056,441 confirmed recoveries.[ix]    
  80. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,361 confirmed cases, 6,406 confirmed deaths, and 832,441 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Montenegro, a former part of the old Yugoslavia: 99,291 cases of the virus, 1,574 confirmed deaths and 96,666 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  81. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,393.98, UP 186.14 points (+0.54%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,661.17, UP 190.18 points (+1.41%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,197.05, UP 41.19 points (+0.99%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.99 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.09%).  The price of GOLD is $1,881.80 per troy oz., -2.70 (-0.14%) while the price of SILVER is $27.87 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.14%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,180.60 per troy oz, +3.00 (+0.25%) while the price of COPPER is $4.54 per pound, +0.01 (+0.28%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,734.55 per troy oz, -48.50 (-1.74%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $27,750.00 per troy oz., -250.00 (-0.89%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.42 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Bahraini Dinar, one greenback equals 0.38 and in Bangladeshi Taka, a buck equals 84.39 and in Barbadian Dollar, one dollar equals 2.00 of theirs.[xiv]   In other business news, Amazon is expected to acquire MGM as soon as tomorrow.  Wow.    
  82. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.161 per gallon, $2.872 in Florida, $3.890 in Hawaii, and $3.561 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Puerto Rico: $2.901.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Indonesia: $2.815 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,324,954,724,281 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  83. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Today is Day 63 of ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ reign and she is nowhere to be seen.  News reports suggest that she is applying pressure to Guatemala to do something to halt the flow of illegal aliens pouring out of Honduras and El Salvador like vermin out of a sewer.  Does “Kooky Kamala” carry any weight?  We doubt it.   Elsewhere, the Biden regime has dropped a plan in which it would hold “tender age” illegal aliens at U.S. military bases.  (Note- how about holding them at Gitmo, there Joe?  We do not want more illegal aliens pouring into the country, you feeble old f**k)
  84. 2021 Monday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– The Chi-Coms are warning BOTH the United States and South Korea to butt out when it comes to Taiwan, the REAL China, the FREE China.  The Chi-Coms appear determined to isolate and then conquer the freedom-loving Taiwanese which means that if Beijing launches an all-out assault, feeble Joe Biden will still be down in the basement of the White House spanking his wank.  Meanwhile, Chi-Com stooge Russia is accusing the United States of violating the New Start Treaty’s limitation on nukes.   Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is off to the Middle East to try to keep the ceasefire between Israel and the Untermensch in the Gaza Strip on track as well as to secure aid for said Untermensch.  Such is the Biden regime’s priorities.
  85. 2021 Monday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Formerly referred to as the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci because in the eyes of liberals, he could do no wrong but now referred to by the AICPENDBLOG.COM as Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci, the ever-incorrect doctor now says ‘you know, there could be some funny business going on in Wuhan what with gain of function experimentation’ or so many words to that effect.  That tells us that once again, “Phony Tony” spit on his finger, held it up, and determined which way the wind was blowing.  By the end of the week, he will flipflop in another direction.  Speaking of the Wuhan Flu, U.S. intelligence agencies are investigating as to whether monkey business was indeed going on within the Wuhan Institute of Virology.   
  86. 2021 Monday I: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information II– In other Xi Jinping Bat Flu, Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer, DS-MI, has been blasted over disobeying her own rules by going to the Land Shark Bar, pushing two tables together so that she and another 8-9 friends could sit around the same table together.  In Michigan, ONLY six people can sit at the same table unless, of course, you are some loser like “Gravel Gertie.”  Remove this B**CH from office NOW.  Elsewhere, the U.S. government is warning U.S. citizens not to travel to Japan due to rising Chi-Vi numbers there which sows more doubt on the long-delayed Summer Olympics.   Next, the Ohio GOP is blasting Governor Mike DeWine, RINO, over his ‘vaccine lotto’ which they call a ‘gross misuse of Ohioans tax dollars.’   Finally, Rep.  Jeff Van Drew, R-NJ 2nd congressional district, says that ‘something is wrong in Wuhan’ and that we must get to the bottom of it.  (Note- the Chi-Coms are waging asymmetrical warfare on us via hacking, pandemics, monetary devaluations, and business acquirement which is why we must eliminate these scumbags as a global power).
  87. 2021 Monday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– Arizona state Representative Mark Finchem, R-11 District, says that the Democrats are TERRIFIED at what the 2020 Election Audit in Maricopa County, Arizona, is going to turn up.  We hope it is the beginning of the end for the Biden debacle. 
  88. 2021 Monday K: Joe Biden Regime News I– Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, has launched a new legal strategy with which to do battle with the Biden regime.  Next, the GOP is slamming the Biden regime’s plan of hiring a new army of IRS agents with which to terrorize the American people and to shake every nickel out of their pockets so as to fund the multi-trillion ‘plans’ the regime floats one after another.  (Note- like the Ancient Romans, we suspect the Bidenistas will proscribe (i.e., outlaw) political enemies so the regime can then seize their assets via civil forfeiture.  This is what dictators do).  Meanwhile, the Biden regime is trying to pressure GOP lawmakers into giving in on their ‘infrastructure bill.’  Screw “Pro-China Joe.”   In other news, 500 former Biden campaign employees signed a letter to the usurper in the White House demanding he stand up for Palestine and screw Israel.  (Note- these group-signed letters are little more than propaganda bulls**t.  Pay no attention to them).
  89. 2021 Monday L: Miscellaneous News I– “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, signed a bill into law that will permit citizens of the Sunshine State to sue BIG TECH over de-platforming issues.  Excellent.  Let’s go after Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other scumbag ‘social media’ entities.  Elsewhere, leftists are pushing ahead with their ‘Retire Breyer’ campaign to remove U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer- a reliable liberal vote- so they can get a bunch of rabid, frothing-at-the-mouth liberals onto the high court.  As you know, Justice Breyer opposes PACKING THE COURTS.  Meanwhile, a top MAGA Ohio senatorial candidate Jane Timken, RINO, most likely will not get support from President Donald J. Trump over her failure to condemn a RINO GOPPER in her state who voted to impeach President Trump.  Good.  Boot the RINOs into the nearest dumpster. 
  90. 2021 Monday M: Miscellaneous News II– A new study suggests that the numbers of great white sharks along the northern California coastline is going way up.  “Jaws,” anyone?  Stay out of the water.   Meanwhile, new reports suggest that the top police officer on the scene at the death of black man Ronald Greene down in New Orleans back on May 10, 2019- Lt. John Clary- withheld video of the incident suggesting coverup.  (Note- be prepared for a new round of Black Lives Matter riots).  In other news, Greg Kelly of Newsmax reports that Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka the FLY, aka AOC, aka Baby Evita, aka Sandy Cortez, said to “Latino USA” podcast that she is in therapy over the events of January 06, 2021.  (Note- if we had been on Capitol Hill that day and near this skank, we would have thrown her to the wolves.  Remember- she LIED to the world and said she heard them outside her office looking for HER.  Enough with the theatrics, you dumb, ignorant c**t).
  91. 2021 Monday N: Joe Biden News– Fuddled old Joe Biden purportedly is the author of a new Tweet in which, he condemns the Anti-Semitism occurring around the country.  Everyone has seen Palestinian vermin assaulting Jews in the streets, outrageous crimes that must stop NOW.  Any Palestinians here in the U.S. who are neither citizens or have legal right to be here must be scooped up and dumped back in the Gaza Strip.[xviii]   In other news that is devastating for the regime, a new Reuters/IPSOS poll says that ’53-percent of Republicans view President Donald J. Trump as the ‘true president.’  Duh!
  92. 2022 Tuesday: You know the drill…

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Although the Beach Boys were on the decline, the next album, “Wild Honey,” came out on December 18, 1967, and is one we absolutely love and wholeheartedly recommend.  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass) as it was all hands-on deck.  The album features nothing but quality material beginning with the upbeat, “Wild Honey,” to the captivating “Aren’t You Glad,” to a cover of Stevie Wonder’s, “I Was Made to Love Her,” to the live classic, “Darlin’,” to the playful, “I’d Love Once Just to See You.” Also on the album is a raucous “Here Comes the Night” to yet another long-time live classic, “Let the Wind Blow.”  The other songs on the album are not filler but all quality material.  The Beach Boys were growing beards, sporting longer hair, and wearing modern-day clothing like the rest of the wild and crazy acts of the late 1960s.  We hope you will seek this one out and definitely make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  You will love it.

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[i] Not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Bob Dylan but one day, we sure heck we do.  Stay tuned.

[ii] We began celebrating the music of Wishbone Ash beginning on Sunday, October 28, 2018, and continued it through Sunday, January 06, 2019.  From there, we covered the music of Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash beginning on January 07, 2019, through Sunday, January 13, 2019.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection of the BEST rock-and-roll music.  You will be glad you did.

[iii] We are not sure when we will begin offering the music of Blue Öyster Cult but expect it will be sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned.

[iv] We hope to offer the music of Dire Straits sometime in 2021-2022.  Please stay tuned.

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

[vi] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Sadly, we were shortsighted at the time that we did not present the various members’ solo projects but one day, we hope to rectify that error.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] Note- in Israel, Israeli law enforcement has launched a blitzkrieg against the perpetrators of the anti-Jew violence in their country.  Good.  Round this scum up and send them to prison.

112. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2022

2021 Thursday F: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE- a new report hit the news cycle today suggesting that Health and Human Services, an agency headed by Secretary Xavier Becerra, a man who never met an illegal alien he did not want to protect or a baby to abort, is paying travel expenses for (NAMBLA) and other groups to come pick up illegal alien brats and then take them elsewhere in the country. Shady foster care services are making BIG BUCKS right now caring for illegal alien minors.

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112. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2022:

Oklahoma Day (Oklahoma), Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, and for liberal dimwits, it’s “Earth Day!”[i]

President (and Vice President) Richard M. Nixon; U.S. Supreme Court Associate (and Chief) Justice Harlan F. Stone; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McKinley; U.S. Agricultural Secretary Julius Sterling Morton; U.S. Attorney General Harlan F. Stone; U.S. Secretaries of State John Foster Dulles and Christian Herter;  U.S. Secretary of War Alexander Ramsey; Humble Pie featuring Peter Frampton, Mike + the Mechanics featuring Paul Carrack, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Jack Nitzche, the Rolling Stones featuring Keith Richards, and the Woodstock Music Festival featuring Richie Havens:

  1. 174 Friday: The reign of the 12th Roman Catholic Pope St. Soter ended on this date.  He first became pontiff on April 20, 166, and guided his flock for the next 8 years and two days.  His successor, the 13th Pope St. Eleutherius picked up his Holy Cross on this date and carried it forward until May 26, 189.
  2. 296 Wednesday: St. Caius ends his reign as the 28th Roman Catholic Pope.  He first assumed his position on December 17, 283.
  3. 536 Sunday: St. Agapitus I ends his reign as the 57th Roman Catholic Pope.  He assumed his position on May 13, 535.
  4. 1073 Tuesday: The reign of the 157th Roman Catholic Pope St. Gregory VII began on this date.  He would lead his earthly flock for the next 12 years and 33 days until May 25, 1085.
  5. 1370 Sunday:  In Paris, construction on the Bastille commences.
  6. 1500 Sunday: Portuguese navigator Pedro Alvares Cabral discovered Brazil on this date.
  7. 1509 Thursday: Upon the death of his father, King Henry VII, Henry VIII ascended the English throne.
  8. 1521 Friday: The king of France, Francois I, declares war on neighboring Spain. 
  9. 1529 Monday: Through the Treaty of Saragossa, Spain and Portugal divided the New World between them.
  10. 1610 Thursday: In Venice, Republic of Venice, future 241st Roman Catholic Pope Alexander VIII is born Pietro Vito Ottoboni.  He would become the Vicar of Christ on October 06, 1689, and would lead his global flock from that date until February 01, 1691.
  11. 1792 Sunday: President George Washington proclaimed American neutrality in the war in Europe.
  12. 1793 Monday: President George Washington attends Rickett’s, the first circus to appear in the new United States of America.
  13. 1832 Sunday: In Adams, New York, future 3rd U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Julius Sterling Morton is born.  A future Democrat, Secretary Morton would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to March 05, 1897.
  14. 1837 Saturday: The 27th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McKinley assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Martin Van Buren nominated his fellow Democrat to fill a new seat on the Supreme Court.  Associate Justice McKinley served from today until July 19, 1852.
  15. 1838 Sunday: The English ship Sirius docks in New York City; it is the first steamship to cross the Atlantic.
  16. 1861 Monday: General Robert E. Lee becomes head of the Confederate forces of Virginia.
  17. 1864 Friday: Congress authorized the use of the phrase, “In God We Trust,” which first appears on two-cent U.S. coins.
  18. 1876 Saturday: In the first official National League baseball game, Boston defeated Philadelphia by a final score of 6-5.
  19. 1884 Tuesday: The United States recognizes King Leopold II of Belgium’s Congo Free State.
  20. 1889 Monday: At high noon, the Oklahoma Land Rush begins; within hours, the cities of Oklahoma City and Guthrie form with populations of at least 10,000 citizens.
  21. 1897 Thursday: In New York City, the Jewish newspaper, “Forward,” begins publication and is still in print today.
  22. 1898 Friday: The first shot of the Spanish-American War occurred on this date when the USS Nashville captured a Spanish merchant ship on the high seas.
  23. 1903 Wednesday: In St. Paul, Minnesota, the 32nd U.S. Secretary of War Alexander Ramsey, died at age 87.  A Republican, Ramsey served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from December 10, 1879, to March 05, 1881.
  24. 1914 Wednesday: Mexico severs diplomatic relations with the United States.  Elsewhere, Babe Ruth makes his pitching debut as a pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles.
  25. 1915 Thursday: The use of chemical weapons in World War I escalates when the Germans release chlorine gas in the Second Battle of Ypres.  French defenders flee the town of Ypres, but Canadian reinforcements appear on scene and manage to hold the Germans in check.  On the Eastern Front, the Russians are having mixed success as they fight their way through the Carpathian Mountain pass of Uzhok.  Austro-Hungarian troops have managed to stem the tide but a counterattack towards the town of Styrj is repulsed.  Elsewhere, the New York Yankees wore pinstripes and the hat-in-the-ring logo for the first time.
  26. 1916 Saturday: Allied forces in German East Africa continue their pursuit of the Kaiser’s forces but as is the norm, every time the British and Commonwealth troops think they have brought them to a decisive battle, they manage to disappear into the tropical rain forests.
  27. 1917 Sunday: British and Ottoman Turkish forces come to battle on the western side of the Tigris River in Mesopotamia.  Elsewhere, the Siege of Kut continues as the Turks continue their ongoing bombardment of the fabled town.  The British and Indian troops got themselves caught in a trap from which there was no extrication and men, and animals are dying of starvation and thirst.  The Turks continue giving them opportunities to surrender but a British force this size has never surrendered in the field.
  28. 1918 Monday: With the Russians out of World War I, Austro-Hungarian reinforcements are beginning to arrive in Belgium from the Eastern Front.  The Germans are going to go for broke in a desperate bid to win the war. 
  29. 1930 Tuesday: In London, the United States, Great Britain, and the Empire of Japan sign a naval treaty, which spells out which each nation’s naval fleet can be as well as the number of ships it might have—the Japanese did not like this.
  30. 1931 Wednesday: James G. Ray landed an autogiro on the lawn of the White House on this date.
  31. 1937 Thursday: Jack Nitzche—future keyboardist with Crazy Horse[i] (1970-71), Quicksilver Messenger Service[ii] in the mid-1970s, and with other bands—was born on this date in Chicago, Illinois.
  32. 1938 Friday: 45 workers died in a coalmine explosion at Keen Mountain in Buchanan County, Virginia.
  33. 1940 Monday: North of Lillehammer, Norway, British resistance is beginning to collapse against the Nazi drive to secure the nation and stamp out all resistance.  The Brits will soon be attempting to find ways to evacuate their forces.
  34. 1941 Tuesday: Fighting around Dessie in East Africa begins to subside.  Remaining Italian forces commence falling back with South African troops following swiftly behind them.
  35. 1942 Wednesday: British and Chinese troops are preparing to make a stand at Meiktila in Burma in the hope of stunting the ongoing Imperial Japanese assault. 
  36. 1943 Thursday: The Luftwaffe continues the attempt to get supplies to the trapped Afrika Korps in Tunisia; however, without control of the skies, the Luftwaffe is losing too many planes in the endeavor what with the loss of 30 transports being shot down just today.
  37. 1944 Saturday: During World War II, Adolf Hitler, and Benito Mussolini, meet at Salzburg, Austria, to confer on war aims.  Meanwhile in the Pacific Theater, U.S. forces began invading Japanese-held New Guinea with amphibious landings at Hollandia and Aitape.
  38. 1945 Sunday: Chief of the SS Heinrich Himmler meets with Swedish Count Bernadotte and gives him a proposal to carry to the Allies: the Germans will surrender to the Western Allies BUT NOT to the Soviet Union.  The Swiss diplomat agrees to pass the message to the Allies.  Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater, American and Filipino forces continue liberating the Philippines as they land on lesser islands and begin going after Japanese garrisons.
  39. 1946 Monday: In Washington, D.C., Harlan F. Stone, died.  President Calvin Coolidge nominated Stone to fill Associate Justice Joseph McKenna’s seat.  In this role, the 73rd over-all justice served from March 02, 1925, to July 03, 1941. President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated the Republican justice to fill Charles Evans Hughes’ seat which made Stone the 12th Chief Justice of the United States.  In this capacity, he served from July 03, 1941, to April 22, 1946.  Prior to either of these positions, Stone served his nation as its 52nd U.S. attorney general.  In this capacity, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from April 07, 1924, to March 01, 1925, before moving up to SCOTUS.
  40. 1950 Saturday: Peter Frampton, future lead guitarist and vocalist with the British bands, the Herd and Humble Pie[iii], and later of a solo career lasting until today was born in Beckenham, Kent, England, on this date.
  41. 1951 Sunday: In Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK, Paul Carrack future vocalist/guitarist with Mike + the Mechanics[iv] is born.
  42. 1952 Tuesday: An atomic bomb test in Nevada became the first nuclear explosion shown on live network television as a B-50 Superfortress dropped a 31-kiloton bomb on the desert floor.
  43. 1954 Thursday: Live television coverage of the U.S. Senate’s Army-McCarthy hearings begins on this date.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu rages on and with the loss of Huguette 1, the People’s Army now is able to blanket the remnants of the airfield as well as the drop zones for reinforcements sent in by air drop.  Communist artillery is able to blanket much of the base, taking out supplies as well as causing havoc among the remaining supply vehicles.  A counterattack to re-seize Huguette 1 from the communists is planned for tomorrow.  New units are being formed using remnants of others.  This attack must succeed at all costs.[v]
  44. 1955 Friday: The U.S. Congress orders the inscription “In God We Trust” on all coins minted in the United States.
  45. 1959 Wednesday: The 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles left his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 26, 1953, until today.  His replacement, the 53rd U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter took his position.  He also served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today until January 20, 1961.  
  46. 1967 Saturday: Randy Matson set a world record with a shot-put toss of 71 feet, and 5.5 inches at College Station, Texas.
  47. 1970 Wednesday: Millions of Americans concerned about the environment observed the first “Earth Day.”[vi]
  48. 1972 Saturday: In Struthers, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers scores a TKO at the 2:38 minute mark of Round 5 in a scheduled 10-round bout over Canadian Bob Felstein.  With the win, Shavers record to 38-2.
  49. 1976 Thursday: Barbara Walters becomes the first female nightly news anchor on network television.
  50. 1979 Sunday: To keep Keith Richards out of a Canadian prison, the Rolling Stones[vii] perform a free concert in that nation.
  51. 1982 Thursday: In Traverse City, Michigan, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers wins a 10-round bout on points over fellow American boxer, Ali Haakim which puts his record to 65-10-1.
  52. 1983 Friday: The West German news magazine Stern announced the discovery of 60 volumes of personal diaries purportedly written by Adolf Hitler; however, the diaries turned out to be nothing more than a hoax.
  53. 1987 Wednesday: The American Physical Society said that the “Star Wars” missile system was ‘highly questionable’ and would require 10 years of research.
  54. 1989 Saturday: In the MLB, Nolan Ryan strikes out Ricky Henderson for his 5,000th strikeout.
  55. 1990 Sunday: After 39 months of captivity, Muslim extremists in Lebanon release American captive, Robert Polhill.
  56. 1992 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., a museum for the Holocaust opens to the public.  Elsewhere, in East Rutherford, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Tony “TNT” Tucker scores a TKO over his opponent, Jesus Contreras, at the 1:27-minute mark of Round 6 at a scheduled 10-round bout.  This put Tucker’s record to 44-1-1.
  57. 1993 Thursday: The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum was dedicated in Washington, D.C., to honor the victims of Nazi extermination.
  58. 1994 Friday: Four days after suffering a stroke, Richard M. Nixon, the 37th President of the United States, died in a New York hospital; he was 81-years old  Prior to becoming president, Nixon served as the nation’s 36th vice president from 1953-1961 under President Dwight D. Eisenhower.  Meanwhile, Michael “Double M” Moorer beats Evander Holyfield via a 12-round split decision to win the WBA and IBF heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  Holyfield’s record went to 30-2 with the stunning loss while “Double M’s” record went to 35-0.
  59. 1995 Saturday: George Foreman beats Axel Schultz in a 12 round split decision to win the vacant WBU heavyweight boxing title of the world and retained the IBF heavyweight title.  With this victory, Foreman improved his pro record to 74-4.  Conversely, Schultz’s record dropped to 21-2-1.
  60. 1997 Tuesday: The Peruvian government sent commandos into the Japanese ambassador’s residence to put an end to a 126-day hostage crisis; all 14 Tupac Amaru rebels lost their lives while all 72 hostages were rescued; however, one died later due to gunshot wounds.  
  61. 2003 Tuesday: The Third World wins yet again as the new International Criminal Court selects Argentine lawyer Luis Moreno Ocampo to become the first prosecutor of the new world court.  Instead of choosing American or Europeans to do the honors, they did into the bowels of the Third World to find left-wing individuals to do the dirty work.
  62. 2004 Thursday: On this tragic day, U.S. Army Ranger Pat Tillman, who’d traded in a multi-million-dollar NFL contract to serve in Afghanistan, was killed by friendly fire; he was 27.  Elsewhere, the U.N. Security Council- calling upon all 191 member nations to assist- orders an investigation into the corruption surrounding the “Oil for Food” program set up after the First Gulf War back in 1991.  The program allowed Saddam Hussein to sell oil to the rest of the world in exchange for food.
  63. 2005 Friday: In a federal court, terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui pleads guilty to terrorism charges.  The POS scumbag overslept and failed to show up when the four planes took off on September 11, 2001.  The so-called 20th hijacker will be in prison for years to come…or so we hope.
  64. 2006 Saturday: In Kharkov in the Ukraine, two homemade bombs detonate in two grocery stores injuring 14 people.   Meanwhile, a Taliban roadside bomb claims the lives of four Canadian soldiers. 
  65. 2007 Sunday: “Former Islamist” (NO one is ever a ‘former Islamist’) Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has given the ‘okay’ for the arrest of, detention of, and even the torture of Christian citizens within his country.  Could we see another Armenian Genocide brewing here?  Erdogan is little more than a big piece of festering pig crap and so wants to be a DICTATOR.   Someone needs to eliminate this guy.
  66. 2008 Tuesday: In the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Primary, candidate Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY, wins big, giving Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, a big smackdown.   Meanwhile, a federal grand jury in Las Vegas, Nevada, indicts an unidentified suspect on possession of ricin, a nerve agent.
  67. 2009 Wednesday: Japan reports its first trade deficit since 1981.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate Intel Committee announces that the Bush administration authorized the use of torture ahead of the capture of foreign jihadists on the battlefield.   The report also noted the calls for use of a specialized facility where ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ would be utilized such as ones learned by the U.S. military from its returned POWs from North Korea during the Korean War.  Wow.
  68. 2010 Thursday: The British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon rig that blew up two days prior begins to sink into the Gulf of Mexico; crude oil leaks into the surrounding waters at an alarming rate.   Authorities estimate at least 8,000 barrels of crude oil are going into the Gulf of Mexico every day as well as diesel fuel that the resulting explosion failed to consume.  Meanwhile, 11 people are still missing…
  69. 2011 Friday: After airstrikes destroy 30 – 40 per cent of Libya’s ground forces, U.S. Admiral Mike Mullen states the war is moving toward a stalemate.  Elsewhere, things go awry in the Gaza Strip when a mysterious blast at a factory- probably a bomb-making factory if you will- occurs sending three fortunate souls to meet with Allah sooner than expected and leaving another three wishing they could have gone with their buddies.  Exercise more caution, jihadis.
  70. 2012 Sunday: The U.S. military is faced with having to monitor its servicemen-and-women in Afghanistan after reports of opiate and other drug usage, as well as distribution, begin to arise.  Of course, this smacks of the Vietnam War Era when numerous service personnel were hooked on opiates or involved in their trafficking.   Meanwhile, naval forces from both Russia and the People’s Republic of China participate in joint exercises in the Yellow Sea.
  71. 2013 Monday: The News Corporation phone hacking scandal results in the company’s agreement to pay $139 million to American shareholders.  Elsewhere, the first performer at the Woodstock Music Festival of 1969, 5:07 to 7:00 P.M.—Richie Havens[viii]—died on this date in Jersey City, N.J. at age 72.  Elsewhere, fighting between Nigerian troops and Boko Haram human scum continues in Borno state.   Human rights activists are blasting the Nigerians, but local military authorities claim they are ‘inflating the numbers.’
  72. 2014 Tuesday:  An American, Meb Keflezighi, wins the men’s Boston Marathon, one year after two jihadist brothers from Chechnya bombed the race the previous year; an American last won the men’s race in 1983.  Elsewhere, a Russian court orders Alexei Navalny, an anti-Putin, pro-democracy Russian political activist, to pay the sum of 300,000 rubles to settle a libel suit made by a Putin stooge whom Navalny labeled a drug addict.
  73. 2015 Wednesday: Following a lengthy battle over abortion in the U.S. Senate passes by a unanimous vote a bill to combat human trafficking.  Elsewhere, following disputes between the European Union and Russian natural gas giant, Gazprom, the European Union threatens to launch an anti-trust suit against the company, a company that supplies natural gas to much of the European Continent.  How is this going to end?
  74. 2016 Friday: Mayor Boris Johnson of London is peeved with U.S. President Barack Obama.  The 44th president has this effect on people.  Regarding Brexit, Mayor BoJo, also a member of the British Cabinet, says of President Obama that he is both ‘hypocritical and inconsistent’ in putting in his two cents regarding the desire of the British people to undergo Brexit.  What right does the Bamster have telling another country- especially our oldest ally- to NOT do something.  
  75. 2017 Saturday: As the Trump transition continues, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy gets the axe and is sent packing.  For the time being, Deputy Surgeon General Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams will serve as the Acting Surgeon General.  Elsewhere, angry Venezuelans continue protesting against the regime of faux President Nicolas Maduro. 
  76. 2018 Sunday: A bus crash in northern North Korea kills at least 36 people, most of them Chinese tourists.  WTF is there to see in North Korea other than pain, misery, and suffering?   Meanwhile, Saudi warplanes kill 20-plus people at a wedding in northwestern Yemen.   Target: Houthi rebels so the wedding attendees most likely were terrorists.
  77. 2019 Monday: ‘Nobody’ Congressman Seth Moulton, DS-MA 6th congressional district says, ‘I am running for the Democratic Party’s 2020 Presidential nomination.’  Big deal.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration directs that ALL nations buying oil from Iran stop doing so by May 01 so that they can cripple the country economically and stop their march towards the development of nuclear weapons.  
  78. 2020 Wednesday: At the time of this publishing, the confirmed cases of the Chinese Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka COVID-19, aka Coronavirus, aka Wuhan Flu, aka the Kung Flu around the planet sit at 2,614,040 what with confirmed deaths at 182,004 but confirmed recoveries at 706,636.  In the United States, confirmed total number of cases is 840,625 what with 46,996 confirmed deaths and 76,864 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the s-hole country where this all began- the People’s Republic of China- the Chin continue claiming 83,868 confirmed cases and 4,636 confirmed deaths.  How interesting is that?  Western intelligence agencies have reported a greater number of deaths that dwarf anything the communist government claims is the truth.  Shame on them.
  79. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 144,025,288 confirmed cases, +1,013,182, 3,062,087  confirmed deaths, +15,938, and 82,570,488 confirmed recoveries, +590,604.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,039,261 confirmed cases, UP 160,965 from yesterday’s reporting, 574,418 confirmed deaths, UP 1,717, (figures for the U.S. are the same as yesterday’s) and 119,051,035 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[ix] 
  80. 2021 Thursday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 250,546 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  81. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,725,196 confirmed cases, 61,170 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,191,038 confirmed cases, 34,696 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,885 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 392,013 confirmed cases, 5,466 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New Mexico, the fictional home of “Breaking Bad”: they have 195,793 confirmed cases, 4,022 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[x]   
  82. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,807 confirmed cases, 6,346 confirmed deaths, and 829,127 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Moldova, a former piece of the old Soviet Union: 247,391 cases of the virus, 5,643 confirmed deaths and 234,204 confirmed recoveries.[xi]    In other foreign Chi-Vi news, we learned today that FAKE Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines have been discovered in countries such as Mexico and Poland.
  83. 2021 Thursday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,815.90, DOWN 321.41 points (-0.94%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,818.41, DOWN 131.81 points (-0.94%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,134.98, DOWN 38.44 points (-0.92%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $61.78 per barrel, +0.35 (+0.57%).  The price of GOLD is $1,784.20 per troy oz., +2.30 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $26.18 per troy ounce, -0.01 (-0.02%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,206.50 per troy oz, -2.00 (-0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.27 per pound, -0.01 (-0.19%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,828.60 per troy oz, -47.13 (-1.64%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,200.00 per troy oz., -300.00 (-1.02%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000019.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Iraqi Dinar, one greenback equals 1,460.00 and in Jamaican dollar, a buck equals 150.04.[xv]   In other business news, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘small business owners cannot find enough employees.’
  84. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Three States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.979 per gallon, $2.808 in Florida, $3.758 in Hawaii, and $3.397 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Maryland: $2.772.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,201,534,976,782 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  85. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– a new report hit the news cycle today suggesting that Health and Human Services, an agency headed by Secretary Xavier Becerra, a man who never met an illegal alien he did not want to protect or a baby to abort, is paying travel expenses for (NAMBLA) and other groups to come pick up illegal alien brats and then take them elsewhere in the country.  Shady foster care services are making BIG BUCKS right now caring for illegal alien minors.  Meanwhile, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, RINO, calls Joe Biden on the spot demanding that the feeble old coot declare a “CRISIS” along the southern border.  Speaking of calling a ‘crisis’ a ‘crisis,’ Politico has forbidden its employees from labeling the southern border crisis a ‘crisis.’  Sad.  (Note- Congressman Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden won’t visit the border, so he won’t be forced into acknowledging we have a BORDER CRISIS.’   In other border news, Congresswoman Lisa McClain, R-MI 10th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is aiding the Mexican drug cartels by taking the illegal alien kids and distributing them across the country.’  Can we stop doing this, Joe?   Congressman Darrell Issa, R-CA 50th congressional district, points out that resistance in Arizona to mass illegal alien invasion shows there are problems in the White House.
  86. 2021 Thursday G: Earth Day Climate Communism News– Conservative commentators with the balls to call out Joe Biden point out that his so-called ‘climate summit’ is little more than a gift to the Chi-Coms who will agree to anything and then forge ahead with their plans.  Who can blame them?  Since it’s ‘Earth Day,’ Joe Biden rolls out sweeping new climate goals that are little more than open doorways for communism to consume both the country and the world.  Thanks, Joe.   Speaking of our drooling commander-in-chief, Climate Change protesters pushed pink wheelbarrows full of steer manure through the streets of Washington, D.C. and dumped them out in front of the White House.  They claim Old Joe is full of s**t.  Wow.  Meanwhile, it’s another Earth Day so it’s another opportunity for angry teenager Greta Thunberg to lambaste the world’s politicians once again.  Young lady, why don’t you row your boat to Beijing and tell comrade Xi Jinping how HE is responsible for f**king up the world?  You might find yourself vacationing in Xinjiang Province.   
  87. 2021 Thursday H: Joe Biden News I– In an interesting turn of events, Joe Biden is expected to call the ‘Armenian Genocide’ the ‘Armenian Genocide.’  This is going to drive the Turks berserk.  F**k them.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden is talking about raising the capital gains tax to 39.6-to-43.3-percent which collapsed the stock markets today (see Thursday 2021 D) and will kill all further business development and progress.  Thanks, Joe, thanks.  Next, “Kooky Kamala” Harris is set to speak with Guatemalan officials on Monday, seeking ways to ‘fix’ the ongoing illegal alien crisis.
  88. 2021 Thursday I: Political News I– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says he ‘won’t budge on the Senate filibuster.’  Next, Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, is going to visit Iowa on June 29, 2021, to help fellow GOP politicians in election bids.  Some believe this is testing the waters for a run in 2024, something with which, we don’t concur.  Moving on, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill that would make Washington, D.C., a state, something the U.S. Constitution expressly forbids.  It moves onto the U.S. Senate.
  89. 2021 Thursday J: Crime And Punishment News– Governor J. Kevin Stitt, R-OK, signed a pair of bills into law today that protect motorists from ‘protesters.’  Not long after he did that, there was an INSURRECTION in the State House in which, a bunch of BLM supporters stormed the building and had to be tossed out on their butts by security.  Excellent.   Next, the POS Islamist from Syria[xviii], let in on the refugee program under President Barack Hussein Obama who shot up the King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado, is being charged with having a high-capacity magazine.  Say it ain’t so!  Next, Columbus, Ohio, following the death of a 16-year-old Ma’ Khia Bryant was shot dead by a police officer yesterday as she was in the act of stabbing another young girl, protests and riots are occurring in the city, especially after troglodyte LeBron “Fecal Matter” James poured gasoline all over the fire yesterday with a threatening tweet against the officer involved in the action.  Look, when you are threatening someone with an 8-eight-inch blade and you are overheard saying, “I’M GOING TO STAB THE F**K OUT OF YOU, BITCH,” was the officer supposed to stand aside and watch the deed done?  Enough with this bulls**t.  Moving on, Tucker Carlson reported tonight on his Fox News Channel program that SEXUAL ASSAULTS in New York City this past couple of months are UP by…get this…322-percent.  Gee whiz.  WTF is Mayor Bill “The Blank” Di Blasio doing to halt this horrendous sexual crime wave?  Nothing.  Finally, the POS Bangladeshi that tried to carry out a suicide bombing in the Times Square subway station received a life term in federal prison today.   
  90. 2021 Thursday K: Supreme Court News– On a 6-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court rejects limits imposed on life sentences for juveniles.  This led to Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor slamming her fellow justices- but Brett Kavanaugh in particular- noting that the newer justices are willing to overturn precedent extremely easy.   Speaking of liberals, Democrats are demanding (don’t they always) that Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett recuse herself from a donor privacy case.  C’mon, Dems NEVER recuse themselves from anything.   Speaking of the nation’s high court, GOP senators are speaking out against the Democratic Party’s twisted scheme of packing the court.[xix]
  91. 2021 Thursday L: Miscellaneous News– The Department of Homeland Security reveals yet another cybersecurity hack into U.S. systems, blaming the Russkies when everyone knows it’s the Chi-Coms doing the evil deeds.  Next, the U.S. Senate passes a bill making it a crime to practice Asian Hate.  Folks, the Dems must tell the BLACK DEMOCRATS to stop attacking the ASIAN DEMOCRATS.  Everyone knows what has been going on, black Americans assaulting Asian Americans and for what?  Did the Dems mobilize their shock troops to commit these heinous acts?  We think so.  Next, former aide to former Governor Chris “Krispy Kreme” Christie, Bridget Kelly, says the ‘big oaf is unfit to ever become president.’  He engineered ‘Bridgegate,’ and Ms. Kelly underwent two criminal trials, was facing prison until the Supreme Court tossed this bogus case.   Elsewhere, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, is scheduled to give the rebuttal to Joe Biden’s upcoming ‘address’ to a joint session of Congress. 
  92. 2021 Thursday M: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Late last night, the so-called ‘religion of peace’ (you know of whom we speak) carried out a suicide car-bombing outside a luxury hotel in Quetta, Pakistan.  The resulting explosion killed four and wounded at least 11.  Supposedly, the Chi-Com ambassador was on site, so no one knows for sure whether he was the target, or it was just another day at the office for the jihadists.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, is putting forth a bill designed to crack down on People’s Republic of China infiltrating our institutions of higher learning.  Good.  Next, Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, slams the enfeebled Joe Biden over his crackpot plans for rejoining with the Iranians in the deeply flawed JCPOA.   Moving on, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador suggests the U.S. could give eventual U.S. citizenship for illegal aliens willing to plant trees.  How about they plant them in YOUR country?).
  93. 2021 Thursday N: Foreign News / Overseas News II– A new report suggests that the Russians are suspected of launching directed energy attacks on U.S. military personnel.  Okay, uh, when claims of Vladimir Putin placing bounties atop the heads of U.S. soldiers led to demands that President Donald J. Trump go to war with the Russkies, how come the very same voices aren’t demanding that Joe Biden go to war?  Speaking of the Russians, it appears they have blinked and have pulled their forces back from the eastern border of Ukraine.  Wow.  Joe scared them.  In other ‘foreign news,’ a team of scientists are urging Congress to release more information on UFOs after one incident comes to light in which, a UFO going along at 120 miles per hour over Puerto Rico suddenly splits in two and heads off in different directions.  Folks, we have a problem on this planet.  What are we going to do about it?  (Note- this incident occurred back in 2013 so why are we just hearing about it now?)  Finally, at the upcoming meeting of House Republicans, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that President Donald J. Trump WON’T be addressing the group.
  94. 2022 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 508,616,252 confirmed cases, +974,756, 6,240,448 confirmed deaths, +5,090 and 460,943,098 confirmed recoveries, +1,056,239. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,628,089 confirmed cases, UP 75,317 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,018,154 confirmed deaths, UP 571,[xx] and 80,402,401 confirmed recoveries, UP to 57,979.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxi]
  95. 2022 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 568,861 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 204,106 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 457 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.          
  96. 2022 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,191,546 confirmed cases, 90,145 confirmed deaths, and 8,939,283 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,943,165 confirmed cases, 73,822 confirmed deaths, and 5,808,378 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 245,035 confirmed cases, 1,407 confirmed deaths, and 238,184 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,483,332 confirmed cases, 12,657 confirmed deaths, and 1,440,717 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., U.S. Virgin Islands: they have 16,091 confirmed cases, 111 confirmed deaths, and 15,736 confirmed recoveries.[xxii]   
  97. 2022 Friday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,047,693 confirmed cases, 10,658 confirmed deaths, and 4,009,152 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Macao, 220th place on the list: 82 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 82 confirmed recoveries.[xxiii]                         
  98. 2022 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,811.40, DOWN 981.36 points (-2.82%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,839.29 DOWN 335.56 points (-2.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,271.78, DOWN 121.88 points (-2.77%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $101.75 per barrel, -2.04 (-1.97%).  The price of GOLD is $1,932.50 per troy oz., -15.70 (-0.81%) while the price of SILVER is $24.19 per troy ounce, -0.43 (-1.75%).  The price of PLATINUM is $923.00 per troy oz, -44.80 (-4.63%) while the price of COPPER is $4.58 per pound, -0.12 (-2.56%).[xxiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,374.82 per troy oz., -47.07 (-1.94%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,650.00 per troy oz., -100.00 (-0.53%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,244.00 per USD/T, -54.00 (-1.64%). The price of ZINC is $4,388.00 per USD/T., -62.00 (-1.39%).   The price of COCOA is $2,506.00 per USD/T, -34.00 (-1.34%).  The price of COFFEE is $226.00 per USD/T, -2.15 (-0.94%).  The price of CORN is $791.75 per USD/T, -7.50 (-0.94%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,002.60 USD 1,000 board feet -22.40 (-2.19%).[xxv]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.50 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.93 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.22, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 74.88 of theirs.    In Netherlands Antilles Guilder, one greenback equals 1.80 and in New Israeli Shekel, a buck equals 3.27 and in New Zealand Dollar, one dollar equals 1.50 of theirs.[xxvi]       
  99. 2022 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.685 per gallon, $4.110 in Florida, $5.240 in Hawaii, and $4.685 in Washington state.[xxvii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Maryland- $4.047.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the 24th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Russia: $2.421 per U.S. Gallon.[xxviii] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,402,029,192,644 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after United Arab Emirates the next largest holder of U.S. debt is ALL OTHERS.  These nations holds $215,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  100. 2022 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– Moscow now says that they are going to conquer all of eastern Ukraine as well as southern Ukraine so they can then focus on intimidating Moldova into submission.   Meanwhile, a new report informs the world that Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites fought off a Russian jamming attack over Ukraine the other day.   Satellite images are showing mass graves surrounding Mariupol in eastern Ukraine holding as many as 9,000 or more corpses.  Whether they are Ukrainian civilians or slain Russians is unclear; however, the defenders within the city continue to put up a defense which is driving the Russians and their mercenaries insane.
  101. 2022 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– The families of the lost sailors who went down with the Moskva when it was sunk by Ukrainian forces last week are demanding answers from Vladimir Putin and his military regime.  They want to know WHY their sons and daughters went down with the ship in an unnecessary war.   Things are growing much more tense in Russia as the FSB is scooping up critics of the Russo-Ukrainian War such as opposition activist, Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr.  A criminal case has been opened against him and he could soon be staying with Alexei Navalny in the Siberian slammer.   Speculation abounds about Russian President Vladimir Putin as a recent series of photos shows him speaking with his defense minister. His right foot is tapping feverishly, he grips the table with one hand, his face, hands, and neck are bloated, and he looks worse than Adolf Hitler did in 1945.  Regarding Hitler, his personal doctor, Dr. Theodor Morell was injecting the Fuhrer with 75 different drugs per day including methamphetamine so what is Putin’s excuse?  The Joe Biden ‘disease,’ i.e., advance senility?
  102. 2022 Friday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Vice President Kamala Harris has been in charge of the border disaster for the past 385 days and it’s been 299 days since she arrived on scene to do her job.  What a tragedy.  The cost of caring for the Biden-Harris illegals since January 01, 2022, is $713,581,700.  The cost of caring for the illegals since the two took their oaths to defend the Constitution of the United States and the American people is $42,459,387,443.  The number of illegals who have crossed the border since the year began is a shocking 1,139,758.  Next, the conservative low estimate of illegals in the country is a shockingly low 46,571,415.  We suspect the number to be closer to 85-to-125 million illegal aliens which is a travesty no sane country can withstand. Next, a Texas National Guard member was swept away attempting to rescue struggling illegals drowning in the Rio Grande River.  The search continues for the unfortunate guardsman.  (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  103. 2022 Friday I: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Bowing to pressure, Pope Francis calls off a meeting he had scheduled with a Russian patriarch due to the Russian being an ardent supporter of President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine.   Meanwhile, another Russian, Olympic swimmer Evgeny Rylov has been given a nine-month suspension in international swimming events because the POS attended a pro-Vladimir Putin rally.  Next, Austria turns off the Russian oil spigot.  Meanwhile, the European Union is begging its citizens to voluntarily reduce energy usage so as to slash the dependence on Russian oil.
  104. 2022 Friday J: Foreign News-Overseas News II– British Prime Minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson is no slacker, and he says that ‘next week, the Brits will be reopening their embassy in Kyiv.’  Wow.  Where the hell is Joe Biden?  (Note- Joe is worried more about trannys and their rights than he is in promoting and defending the United States).   Elsewhere, after back-to-attack attacks on U.S. troops, diplomats from Iraq and Iran to meet. However, President Volodymyr Zelensky says the ‘U.S. most definitely will be reopening their embassy very soon.’  Next, after the Ukrainian postal service debuts a new anti-Russian postage stamp online, a cyberattack shuts them down.
  105. 2022 Friday K: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $48.15 (2) AstraZeneca: $65.86 (3) Novavax: $46.65 (4) Merck & Company: $84.59 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $181.54  (6) BioNTech: $145.07 (7) Moderna: $140.34.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Pfizer: $53.13 (2) AstraZeneca: $69.05 (3) Novavax: $58.55 (4) Merck & Company: $86.91 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $179.89  (6) BioNTech: $175.29 (7) Moderna: $165.49.
  106. 2022 Friday L: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $100.52 (2) Boeing: $176.92 (3) General Dynamics: $238.79 (4) Lockheed Martin: $445.79 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $447.40.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Raytheon: $104.27 (2) Boeing: $181.94 (3) General Dynamics: $243.74 (4) Lockheed Martin: $467.66 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $467.20.
  107. 2022 Friday M: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $26.15 (2) DuPont: $67.29 (3) 3M: $149.17 (4) Honeywell: $190.63  (5) Teijen: $1,374.00.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.18 (2) DuPont: $68.78 (3) 3M: $147.36 (4) Honeywell: $195.19  (5) Teijen: $1,324.00.
  108. 2022 Friday N: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $21.79 (2) Beyond Meat: $37.60  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $69.33.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $28.48 (2) Beyond Meat: $43.01  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $67.88.
  109. 2022 Friday O: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $156.86 (2) Lowe’s: $197.06 (3) Home Depot: $300.11 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $571.70 (5) Amazon: $2,887.00.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Wal-Mart: $157.05 (2) Lowe’s: $201.28 (3) Home Depot: $304.67 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $590.39 (5) Amazon: $3,034.13.
  110. 2022 Friday P: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– A new Gallup poll says that Joe Biden’s popularity rating is the second lowest in presidential history.  While we suggest that Barack Hussein Obama’s was worst, we know that President Richard M. Nixon rates the lowest.  In other devastating news to the so-called ‘Catholic president,’ Catholic League President William Anthony Donahue is slamming President Biden over his embrace of ‘transgender mania.’  Yikes, Joe.  How much worse can it get for you?
  111. 2022 Friday Q: Joe Biden Regime News I– Despite a growing rebellion among Democrats and red state governors going for broke to end the border invasion, the Biden regime says that it’s still going to end Title 42 on May 23, 2022,  whether they like it or they don’t.  Wow.  Meanwhile, struggling Joe Biden arrived on the West Coast today to do some fundraising and not to discuss defending our borders.  In Portland, Oregon, Joe Biden gave a rambling, stumbling speech to a tiny crowd and in his remarks, said that ‘Americans should stop feeling sorry for themselves’ regarding inflation and unaffordable prices.  Then in Seattle, he talked about climate change before ambling off into the hands of his handlers.  Where was the Easter bunny?  To cap things off, Joe grasped the lectern, leaned forward to the almost nonexistent crowd, begin whispering, then mumbling, and finally stuttering and stammering about how the GOP has become the MAGA party.  (Note- look for Joe to outlaw the Republican Party ahead of the 2022 Mid-Term Elections).
  112. 2022 Friday R: Joe Biden Regime News II– In Washington, D.C., today, another busload of Joe Biden’s illegal aliens arrived in the nation’s capital.  Dump ‘em on the White House lawn.  They should not need ID there anymore than they need ID along the U.S.-Mexico border.   Next, after the BIG SCARE at the U.S. Capitol yesterday, the FAA says it failed to inform the Capitol Hill Police Department of the parachute jump into Washington Nationals Stadium.  As you recall, a parachutist caused mass panic at the Capitol.  Was it the return of the INSURRECTIONISTS?  Oh, God, say it ain’t so.
  113. 2022 Friday S: Political News I– Democrats do what Democrats do best: use the system to topple their foes.  Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th district, appeared in administrative court in Atlanta, Georgia, today where her Democrat opponents are trying to remove her from the primary ballot because (1) they hate her and (2) they know they can’t beat her.  He enemies are attempting to tie her to the false flag operation authorized by U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi.  Charged with no crime, the Dems still seek to remove her from the ballot.  Her attorney informed the hearing that all she did was to exercise her First Amendment rights.  The congresswoman says that all she was doing was asking people to come and to attend a peaceful march.
  114. 2022 Friday T: Political News II– Randi Weingarten- well-known socialist head of the American Federation of Teachers says that ‘parental rights laws in education are the way in which wars are started.’  Wow.  We suspect Ms. Weingarten may be going the way of Jimmy Hoffa soon.  Know when you’ve reached the apex of your career and then bow out gracefully; otherwise, you could end up in a landfill in the Garden State.
  115. 2022 Friday U: Political News III– In dire news for U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, RINO-CA 23rd district, Rep. “Lyin’ Liz” Cheney released audio from around January 06, 2022, in which, ‘Lyin’ Liz’ prompted Leader McCarthy to say that he was going to suggest to President Donald J. Trump that ‘IF impeached again, he should resign.’  This first came up yesterday and Rep. McCarthy denied ever saying it; however, today, ‘Lyin’ Liz’ Cheney got even with the California congressman by releasing the audio damning him as the anti-Trump RINO POS that he is.  Republicans in the Golden State’s 23rd district tell us they will be voting for Republican Jay Obernolte in June’s primary.  Dick Morris told Grant Stinchfield on Newsmax that ‘McCarthy will probably have to go,’ that ‘Trump will most likely push him out,’ and that the ‘only way McCarthy could survive is that he looks better in comparison than Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, RINO-KY.[xxx]
  116. 2022 Friday V: Political News IV– Former President Barack Hussein Obama once again has to add his two bits to the conversation.  He says that Meta-Facebook and Twitter are private companies and don’t have to practice freedom of speech.  Wow.  Next, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th district, shedding tears while speaking about the trauma she claims to have suffered on January 06, 2021- remember, she was in another building several blocks away from the Capitol- says, ‘this is no joke- they’re coming back.’  Well, this time we hope the ‘insurrectionists find YOU.’ Moving on, Rep. James Comer, R-KY 1st district, says that Twitter ‘must release data on Hunter Biden’s activities and his laptop.’
  117. 2022 Friday W: Political News V– Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st district, says, ‘it’s not right for the Dems trying to force fellow GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th district, off the primary ballot.  In other news, former ambassador to Germany and to the United Nations Ric Grenell says that ‘the Dems, Joe Biden, and ‘Merkelism’ in Germany’ set the war in Ukraine in motion.
  118. 2022 Friday X: Political News VI– Greg Kelly on Newsmax played an audio clip of former Governor John Kasich, RINO-OH, and former ‘2016 presidential primary candidate’ said on his radio show, Kasich and Klepper, that following losing the nomination to businessman Donald J. Trump, he broke down and started blubbering like the crybaby he is.
  119. 2022 Friday Y: Lawsuit and Legal News– The punk who started an altercation with heavyweight boxing champion “Iron Mike” Tyson on an airliner the other day has lawyered up while “Iron Mike’s” legal representatives say the putz was bothering him throughout the flight and then finally threw a water bottle at the famous fighter.  This led Mr. Tyson to turn around and punch the dimwit into early senility.  It’s a cut-and-dry case for Mr. Tyson.  Lock the punk up for instigating a fight he was never going to win.   Meanwhile, Tennessee has passed a new law that will force drunk drivers- guilty of killing a parent while driving while intoxicated- to pay support to the kids of the parents they kill.  This is absolutely amazing.  Good for you!
  120. 2022 Friday Z: Big Tech News– Netflix, reeling from a precipitous drop in stock value through the loss of hundreds of thousands of subscribers said today they will curtail spending in an effort to woo young people back to their crumbling site.  We suspect they will go the way of the ‘video store,’ relegated to the dustbin of history.  Meanwhile, Florida passed the law stripping Disney of its special governing and taxation privileges which led to a precipitous fall in their stock prices.  All Disney has to do is to just shut the hell up.  Be neutral and tell your employees to be neutral, too, while on the job.  Outside of work, if you want to prance around in pink tutus defending ‘transgender rights,’ go for it but stop with supporting the indoctrination of kids ages kindergarten to Third Grade.  Enough is flipping enough, already.  Now, your employer owes billions of dollars in taxes which means some of you are going to get the ax.
  121. 2022 Friday AA: Big Tech News II– New data shows that BIG TECH censored stories critical of Joe Biden 600-plus times over a two-year-cycle.  Why would anyone be surprised?  We know they did everything imaginable to cover up the truth of Hunter Biden’s laptop story which would have swayed the election for sure.  (We still believe that President Donald J. Trump won the 2020 Presidential Election by amazing numbers).
  122. 2022 Friday BB: New York State News– Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner resigned today following video of the arrest of an eight-year-old shoplifter.  Passersby attempted to interfere with the police officers and once again the media is in a stage of outrage screaming and yelling racism.  If a family member would discipline the brat at home, he would not be out shoplifting but no, they permit the kid to run amok and then when he’s caught, the media and their left-wing allies turn it into yet another reason for social unrest across the nation.  Put the kid in with the Cho-Mos.  He won’t shoplift again.
  123. 2022 Friday CC: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1757 what with a $22 million jackpot on the line: 07, 28, 29, 58, 59, and Mega 10.  Out of 51,626 winning tickets, the highest winners were 27 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $513 apiece.

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The next archival release Rick Danko’s record company put out is “Live at the Iron Hose, Northampton 1995 with Blondie Chapin and Ed Kaercher.”  This album came out on June 07, 2011, as have his other releases but unlike his ‘solo’ efforts, he has the phenomenal Blondie Chapin (guitars/vocals of Beach Boys fame among others) and Ed Kaercher (guitars, vocals) with which to give it a more electrified sound.  There are 20 tunes, many of which have been culled from the Band’s catalog and which are a joy to hear.  Sadly, they should have been able to have slipped in “Sail On Sailor,” one of the all-time great 1970s Beach Boys albums performed by Blondie Chapin.  We hope you will seek this one out as Danko- troubled star that he was- could deliver the musical goods with the emotional voice denoting fragility, yet strength at the same time.  Great music on a great album by one of the all-time greats- check it out now.  Enjoy.

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[i] 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.

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

[iii] We promoted the music of a group of interconnected venerable British rock bands as part of a series of interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This included the Small Faces, Faces, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Steve Marriott, Humble Pie, and other interconnected parts.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

[v] Martin Windrow’s superb book, “The Last Valley,” Da Capo Press 2006 as well as Time-Life Books excellent series on the Vietnam War serve as the main sources for this historic battle.

[vi] Alas, if only that indoctrinated moron Greta Thunberg was alive back then!  She would have been the center of attention.

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

[viii] We look forward to promoting the music of Edwin Starr one day along with Richie Havens and other famed soul (and folk) singers like Richie Havens.

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

[x] See previous.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] The shooter is Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, the 21-year-old shooter who killed 10 people back on March 22, 2021.

[xix] It’s important to note that the Dems have a secondary plan with which to achieve the rulings they seek and that is the constant threat of packing the court.  In so doing, it forces the court to yield more Democrat-friendly rulings, so the Dems WON’T pack the court.  NO one can ever trust the flipping Democrats.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxx] Many of us believe that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene or Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district, would make phenomenal House speakers should either one seek the job.  Grant Stinchfield would like to see Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st district, as would Dick Morris.  Yes, Mr. Scalise would be amazing, too.

105. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2022

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105. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2022:

Good Friday

Arbor Day, Emancipation Day (Washington, D.C.), Father Damien’s Day (Hawaii), Passover Eve

President Abraham Lincoln; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Byron White and William O. Douglas; Soviet Leader Nikita Khrushchev, the Nice featuring Brian “Blinky” Davison, the Ohio Players featuring Clarence “Satch” Satchell, Rockpile featuring Dave Edmunds, the Rolling Stone’s “Aftermath,” and UFO featuring Phil Mogg:

  1. 1250 Friday: Pope Innocent IV (reigned June 25, 1243, to December 07, 1254- the 180th Pope) refused the Jews of Cordova, Spain, the right to build a synagogue in that Catholic country.
  2. 1450 Monday: During the 100 Years War, the French defeat the English at the Battle of Fomigny.
  3. 1452 Thursday: Artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci was born in or near the Tuscan town of Vinci.
  4. 1654 Wednesday: England and the Netherlands sign a peace treaty.
  5. 1689 Friday: French King Louis XIV declares war on his southern neighbor, Spain.
  6. 1738 Tuesday: The bottle opener is invented on this date.
  7. 1788 Tuesday: England, the Netherlands, and Prussia sign a peace treaty.
  8. 1817 Tuesday: The first American school for the deaf opened in Hartford, Connecticut.
  9. 1850 Monday: The city of San Francisco underwent incorporation on this date in history.
  10. 1865 Saturday: President Abraham Lincoln died, nine hours after being shot the night before by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C. Andrew Johnson became the nation’s 17th president.
  11. 1871 Saturday: “Wild Bill” Hickok became the marshal of Abilene, Kansas, on this date.
  12. 1878 Monday: Harley Procter introduced Ivory soap on this date in history.
  13. 1892 Friday: General Electric Company formed on this date and incorporated in the state of New York.
  14. 1894 Sunday: Nikita Khrushchev, future leader of the Soviet Union, 09-14-1955-10-14-1964, is born in Kalinovka, Kursk Governate, Russian Empire, on this date.
  15. 1896 Wednesday: The first Olympic Games of the modern era close in Athens, Greece.
  16. 1912 Monday: The British luxury liner, RMS Titanic, sank in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland at 2:20 a.m. ship’s time, more than 2.5 hours after colliding with an iceberg; 1,514 people perished in the disaster, while half as many managed to survive.  
  17. 1923 Sunday: Insulin first became available for diabetics.
  18. 1924 Tuesday: Rand McNally published its first road atlas.
  19. 1939 Saturday: The 79th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William O. Douglas assumed his position on the high court on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated his fellow Democrat Associate Justice Louis Brandeis’ seat.  Douglas served from today until November 12, 1975.
  20. 1940 Monday: Future member of the Ohio Players[i]–Clarence “Satch” Satchell (saxophones/guitars)—is born in the USA on this date.
  21. 1942 Wednesday: Britain’s King George VI awarded the George Cross to Malta for its heroism in the early days of World War II.
  22. 1944 Saturday: In Cardiff, Wales, future rock-and-roll guitarist, vocalist, and music producer- Dave Edmunds- who would cofound the band, Rockpile, is born on this date.
  23. 1945 Sunday: During World War II, British and Canadian troops liberated the Nazi concentration camp, Bergen-Belsen.  Meanwhile, friends and family buried President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on the grounds of his New York estate.
  24. 1947 Tuesday: Jackie Robinson, Major League Baseball’s first black player debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers on opening day; the Dodgers defeated the Boston Braves by a score of 5-3.
  25. 1948 Thursday: Future vocalist with the British rock band, UFO[ii], Phil Mogg—is born in London, England, on this date.
  26. 1952 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman signed the official Japanese peace treaty on this date.  Elsewhere, the first B-52 prototype underwent aerial testing on this date.
  27. 1953 Wednesday: Pope Pius XII gave his approval of psychoanalysis but warned of possible abuses.
  28. 1954 Thursday: The struggle to resupply Huguette 6 north of the airstrip at Dien Bien Phu became a complete disaster today.  French Colonial troops accompanied by a large number of Viet Minh POWs ran into an ambush and many of the prisoners of war were killed as well as quite a few French troops.  Still, some of the POWs were able to get jerrycans of water up to the remaining defenders so they could continue repulsing one communist attack after another.  The struggle continues…
  29. 1955 Friday: Ray Kroc opens the first of his McDonald’s fast-food restaurants in Illinois.
  30. 1956 Sunday: WNBQ-TV in Chicago became the world’s first all-color TV station on this date.  The channel changed its call sign to WMAQ-TV later.  Elsewhere, General Motors announced the first free piston automobile had undergone successful development.
  31. 1958 Tuesday: The first professional baseball game occurs in California; the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 8-0.
  32. 1959 Wednesday: Secretary of State John Foster Dulles resigned his office as Cuban leader Fidel Castro started a goodwill tour in the United States on this date.
  33. 1960 Friday: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee underwent organization at Shaw University on this date.
  34. 1966 Friday: The Rolling Stones[iii] release their “Aftermath” album on this date.
  35. 1967 Saturday: A jury of his peers found Richard Speck guilty of the murder of eight nurses.
  36. 1969 Tuesday: Above the Sea of Japan, North Korea shoots at a U.S. warplane.
  37. 1974 Monday: Members of the Symbionese Liberation Army held up a branch of the Hibernia Bank in San Francisco; one of the group’s members—kidnapping victim and newspaper heiress Patty Hearst, now going by the name, “Tania”—participated in the event, something she denied later at her trial, one, by the way, she lost.
  38. 1981 Wednesday: Janet Cooke says her story on an 8-year-old heroin addict is a lie; the Washington Post relinquished the Pulitzer Prize on the fabricated story.
  39. 1983 Friday: Tokyo’s Disneyland opens on this date.  
  40. 1985 Monday: South Africa announces it will repeal prohibitions against whites marrying non-whites.
  41. 1986 Tuesday: The United States launched an air raid against Libya in response to a terrorist bombing at Berlin discotheque on April 5; Libya said 37 people, mostly civilians—of course! —died in the airstrike. 
  42. 1989 Saturday: Ninety-six people died in a crush of soccer fans at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England.  Meanwhile, in Beijing, China, students launched a series of pro-democracy protests upon the death of former Communist Party leader, Hu Yaobang.  The protests would eventually lead to the massacre that occurred at Tiananmen Square. 
  43. 1991 Monday: Magic Johnson of the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers sets record for career assists for 9,898 assists.
  44. 1994: Friday: The World Trade Organization underwent establishment on this date.
  45. 1998 Wednesday: At the age of 73, mass murderer Pol Pot died.  As leader of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, the piece of shit murdered 2 million Cambodians and did so without ever facing prosecution for his crimes.
  46. 2002 Monday: In Denver, Colorado, the 93rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Byron White died.  White was nominated by President John Fitzgerald Kennedy to fill GOP Associate Justice Charles Whittaker’s seat.  White served from 04-12-1962 to 06-28-1993.  Elsewhere, Air China Flight 129 crashes into a mountain near Pusan, South Korea, killing 128 people.
  47. 2008 Tuesday: Brian “Blinky” Davison of the British rock band, the Nice[iv] (drums/percussion 1967-1970 / 2002) dies on this date at his home in Horns Cross, Bideford, Devon, UK.  He was 65-years-old.
  48. 2012 Sunday: Around the world, people commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
  49. 2013 Monday: Near the finish line at the Boston Marathon in Boston Massachusetts, two Muslim terrorists set off a bomb that kills three, injures 183, and maims at least 15 people requiring them to undergo amputations.
  50. 2014 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, a total lunar eclipse took place tonight; the eclipse will be visible in North and South America, New Zealand, Australia, and nearby regions; the next total lunar eclipse will take place on October 8, 2014.
  51. 2015 Wednesday: ISIS is on the rampage in Anbar province as they capture three villages on the outskirts of Ramadi, the provincial capital.   Elsewhere, the European Parliament approves a resolution on the 100-year-anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the one carried out by the Ottoman Turks during World War I.  Of course, Ankara is mad.
  52. 2016 Friday: Heavy fighting breaks out around the city of Kunduz, Afghanistan, as the Taliban launch their spring offensive.  Local Afghan leaders say the attacks are being repelled and that Afghan government forces are standing strong.  Elsewhere, Philippine presidential candidate Roderigo Duterte says that if elected, he will forge better relations with the Chi-Coms and will set aside all claims on the Spratly Islands.
  53. 2017 Saturday: North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles in a massive military parade in Pyongyang as it celebrated the 1912 birthday of the country’s founder, Kim Il Sung, with his grandson, the murderous Kim Jong Un, looking on with orgasmic delight.  Elsewhere in the United States, protesters take to the streets on Tax Day demanding that President Donald J. Trump release his tax returns so the liberal Democrats can scrutinize them.
  54. 2018 Sunday: British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn- a Marxist POS- demands to see ‘incontrovertible proof that Vladimir Putin and Russia were behind the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in a London park before he will go along with slapping sanctions on his idols.   Foreign Secretary Boris “Bojo” Johnson says it’s ‘quite extraordinary’ to question the fact that the Russians carried out the attack on British soil, seeing as how the nerve agent used was one developed by the Soviet regime.   Meanwhile, Israeli defense officials announce the discovering of the longest Hamas tunnel found to date and then destroyed it.  Maybe the Palestinians should stop wasting money on tunnels and spend more on their citizenry?
  55. 2019 Monday: On this date, the Cathedral of Notre Dame erupts in flames, bringing down the roof and toppling its iconic spire among other things.  Questions erupt as to who could be responsible, many believing the ‘religion of peace,’ Islam, might have had a hand in it due to all the terrorist activity that occurs in France and across Europe.  Meanwhile, in Game 2 of the NBA Western Division Playoffs, the Los Angeles Clippers win a highly improbable comeback against the Golden State Warriors, beating them 135-131, in which the team overcame an NBA record 31-point deficit.  To make it even worse for the Warriors, the loss occurred in their home stadium in Oakland.
  56. 2020 Wednesday: China’s biowarfare gift to the world, COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Wuhan Flu, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis continues running amok everywhere but seemingly not in Communist China where the crap began.  Current confirmed cases for the entire planet are 2,071,710 with confirmed deaths sitting at 137,039 and confirmed recoveries at 511,356. In the United States, confirmed cases sit at 641,919 what with confirmed deaths at 28,399 and confirmed recoveries at 52,196.  Now the Beijing bullshitters claim in the People’s Republic of China, there are 84,489 confirmed cases and 3,342 confirmed deaths and 78,987 confirmed recoveries.  We know this is bullshit, folks, as Western intel agencies say there are at least 2.5 million confirmed deaths and God knows how many cases.  When this ends and it will, it will be time to sue every level of government in the communist country and to welcome Nationalist China- Taiwan- back to the United Nations as a FREE and INDEPENDENT COUNTRY because until the West sold them out to open the doors for the commies, they WERE China.  
  57. 2020 Wednesday A: The DOW Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,504.35, down 445.41 (-1.86%), the NASDAQ 8,393.18 down 122.574 (-1.44%), and the S & P 2,783.36, down 62.7 (-2.20%).  Meanwhile, in Michigan, people protest authoritarian Governor Gretchen Whitmer who has the state on the severest lockdown order in the country.  People took to the streets in their cars to let this fascist know she is out of line.  If ANTIFA were an HONEST organization and not just a communist front group, they would be there braving rubber bullets, dogs, and tear gas to protest this left-wing skank.   Finally, President Donald J. Trump calls for government to reconvene so the House and Senate can begin doing the work of the American people instead of sitting home spanking the wank.
  58. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 138,340,920 confirmed cases, +493,648, 2,974,830  confirmed deaths, +9,631, and 78,785,642 confirmed recoveries, +237,506.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,682,046 confirmed cases, UP 73,643 from yesterday’s reporting, 570,531 confirmed deaths, UP 975, and 119,012,328 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[v]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  59. 2021 Thursday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 243,639 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  Meanwhile, people are questioning WHY if everyone is getting their shots why the hell people must continue wearing masks like that dimwitted little troll, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci continues telling us to do.  WTF is up with that?  
  60. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,709,809 confirmed cases, 60,734 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,148,448 confirmed cases, 34,238 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,242 confirmed cases, 473 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 382,652 confirmed cases, 5,407 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Iowa, the ONLY state that shares its recovery numbers: they have 387,207 confirmed cases, 5,871 confirmed deaths, and 339,587 confirmed recoveries.[vi] 
  61. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,590 confirmed cases, 6,312 confirmed deaths, and 827,562 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Bolivia, the country where Che Guevara got whacked: 285,291 cases of the virus, 12,519 confirmed deaths and 234,596 confirmed recoveries.[vii]    
  62. 2021 Thursday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,035.99, UP 305.10 points (+0.90%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,038.76, UP 180.92 points (+1.31%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,170.42, UP 45.76 points (+1.11%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.32 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.22%).  The price of GOLD is $1,764.40 per troy oz., -2.40 (-0.14%) while the price of SILVER is $25.93 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.15%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,197.20 per troy oz, -3.00 (-0.25%) while the price of COPPER is $4.23 per pound, +0.01 (+0.17%).[viii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,740.43 per troy oz, +63.98 (+2.39%).[ix] The price of RHODIUM is $28,100.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000016.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Georgian Lari, one greenback equals 3.42 and in Ghana Cedi, a buck equals 5.76.[xi]   
  63. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.940 per gallon, $2.837 in Florida, $3.749 in Hawaii, and $3.345 in Washington state.[xii]    Let’s look at one other location- Idaho: $3.066.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,174,429,261,064 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do. 
  64. 2021 Thursday F: COVID-19 NEWS– thanks to the Chi-Com gift that simply won’t stop giving, Pfizer’s CEO is now saying everyone may have to take a booster shot for the diabolical Xi Jinping Bat Flu every flipping year.  Screw that.  We are not taking the shot.  Period.   Meanwhile, Merck is planning on launching an outpatient COVID-19 pill.  How about hydroxychloroquine?  People in Africa don’t seem to be getting the gripe as much as other places in the world.  Next, a new poll suggests that 1-in-5 Republicans have no plans on getting the ‘Mark of the Beast’ whereas Sheeple Democrats want to get it (and still teachers don’t want to return to work). 
  65. 2021 Thursday G: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS– Joe Biden signed an executive order today declaring Russia to be a national security threat (while giving the Chi-Coms a pass.  Good going, Joe).  As Old Joe signs the order, the U.S. begins expelling Russian diplomats and slapping new sanctions on Moscow.  Elsewhere, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that Joe Biden’s order is a ‘legality’ with which to permit action against the Russians for the SolarWinds hack.   Meanwhile, more Republican lawmakers are pushing back against the ‘Biden plan’ to leave Afghanistan.  Congressman Michael Waltz, R-FL 6th congressional district, says that ‘pulling U.S. troops out of Afghanistan on September 11, 2021- the 20-year anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist event- is an insult to the American people.  We concur.
  66. 2021 Thursday H: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE– Congressman Chip Roy, R-TX 21st congressional district, is putting forth a bill with which to designate the Mexican drug cartels as ‘terrorist organizations.’  Meanwhile, Congresswoman Kat Cammack lambastes Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas as being ‘too scared, too cowardly to address Border Patrol officers face-to-face.’  We concur on this point, too.  Speaking of the border catastrophe, Governor Henry McMaster, R-SC 117th governor of the state, says that ‘Trump had it under control and that the Biden regime should return to his policies.’  Speaking of Joe Biden, former Governor Chris Christie, RINO-NJ, says that ‘Republicans should just get to the point and call out Joe Biden for being a LIAR.’  Amen.  In other border news, we hear that “Kooky Kamala” Harris could soon be visiting the southern border.  Oh, goodie.   Finally, the lack of sufficient DNA testing at the southern border is going to allow more FAKE FAMILIES into the United States.[xiv] 
  67. 2021 Thursday I: CRITICAL RACE THEORY / RACE / CRIME AND PUNISHMENT NEWS– Joe Biden’s ambassador to the United Nations- Linda Thomas-Greenfield much to the delight of the Third World thugs and dictators of the ‘august world body’ criticized the United States for being a racist hellhole.  Wow.  Why do all these people of color want to come to the U.S.?   Meanwhile, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, slams another Biden flunky, this one being little bigot and hater Kristin Clarke, nominated to be Assistant Attorney General at the Civil Rights Division, for claiming to support the cops when she has articles and social media posts in which, she condemns all law enforcement as being racists.  ‘Which is it, Ms. Clarke?’  The little b***h could not answer Senator Cruz.  In other ‘race news,’ Fort Jackson drill instructor Jonathan Pentland is in trouble for pushing a black guy protesting in his neighborhood.  He has been charged with 3rd assault and Black Lives Matter protesters are surrounding his home day and night.   Finally, Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin waives his right to testify at his murder trial. (Note- riots continue in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, for the fourth night in a row while Officer Kim Potter appeared in court today over the death of Duante Wright).  
  68. 2021 Thursday J: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND SUPREME COURT NEWS– Congressman Jerrold “Jerry” “Pillsbury Doughboy” Nadler, D-NY 10th congressional district, and Senator Ed Markey, DS-MA, debuted their plan to ‘unpack’ the U.S. Supreme Court with their new bill with which to expand the high court to 13 seats so as to nullify President Donald J. Trump’s three successful SCOTUS picks, two of which, the two Democrats claim he stole from them.  Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell says that ‘responsible people must denounce the liberals’ court-packing scheme.’  We shall see.  Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, says that ‘IF the Dems expand the court to 13 seats, the nation’s high court will lose all legitimacy.’  We agree.   Speaking of the high court, it upholds a lower court ruling in Ohio that bans abortions because of Down’s syndrome.  In other news, the U.S. Department of the Treasury says that a ‘spy’ working for Paul Manafort, Konstantin Kliminik passed sensitive Trump polling data onto Russian intelligence back in 2016.
  69. 2021 Thursday K: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– The state of Florida passed a bill prohibiting trannys from participating in scholastic sports to which we say, “How about a third category of scholastic sports?  How about tranny sports?  Cheaper to build new locker rooms and showers than to continue fighting this BS in courts.”  Ah, well, congratulations, Florida!  The NCAA says it won’t hold any further sporting events in states that ARE NOT WOKE.  We say, “F**k them.”  Elsewhere, Arizona is going to hold the election ballot recounts from 2020 in the Veterans Memorial Colosseum.   In other news, Republican senators are reintroducing a ban on the use of TikTok[xv] on federal devices and on federal grounds.  A similar bill is going to appear in the U.S. House of Representatives.   Meanwhile, in the Arkansas gubernatorial race, former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has amassed $5 million already.
  70. 2021 Thursday L: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– A new Quinnipiac Poll says that 52-percent of Americans disapprove of the job Joe Biden is doing while only 48-percent say he’s the ‘bomb.’  The guy is a senile loser.  Next, the GOP U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania is shaping up to be a SUPER MAGA PRO-TRUMP PRIMARY BATTLE.  Next, people are wondering if President Donald J. Trump is going to endorse a candidate to whoop Congresswoman Liz Cheney’s butt in Wyoming?  We think so.  Today, he stood with Wyoming’s GOP Chairman Frank Eathorne, who happened to be in Washington, D.C., on January 06, 2021, the day the Democrats launched the largest FALSE FLAG OPERATION in U.S. political history.[xvi]   In other news, Congressman Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, condemns Biden’s intel leaders over their ‘politicizing and weaponizing intelligence information.’
  71. 2021 Thursday M: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III– A recent poll says that ’72-percent of the American people support the Second Amendment.’  Guns are not going anywhere.  Just saying. In other news, a split congress may take different paths to trying to pass Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion ‘infrastructure bill,’ aka the BIDEN PORKULUS BILL.  We hope it goes straight into the crapper.  Next, we learn that intelligence leaders have confirmed what we all knew: that the ‘Russians are paying bounties on U.S. soldiers killed’ was nothing more than a crock of crap.  According to them, there is low to moderate confidence that this is true.  Moving on, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that Congressman Matt Gaetz, R-FL 1st congressional district, says the allegations against him are not true.  OF COURSE, THEY ARE NOT FLIPPING TRUE, Congressman McCarthy, the stuff the Dems are doing to him comes straight out of Saul Alinsky’s book, “Rules for Radicals.”  Elsewhere, Vice President Mike Pence received a pacemaker for his heart today.  Finally, federal law enforcement is telling all citizens living along the southern border to arm up for their own protection.
  72. 2021 Thursday N: BUSINESS NEWS– McDonald’s restaurants are going to implement new employee training in all 39,000 of its restaurants across the globe seeing as how some sexual harassment complaints have been filed against employees in some of them.  Good for you, y’all WOKE now.  Elsewhere, Deliveroo’s food delivery system has seen its orders double in Q-1.  In other business news, Jeff Bezos says- having survived the union attempt at one of his factories- that he will do a better job for his employees.  Meanwhile, last week, there were 576,000 initial unemployment claims which is the lowest number since the Chi-Coms sent the Xi Jinping Bat Flu around the globe.
  73. 2021 Thursday O: CRAZY NEWS–  The AP Style Book says the term, ‘mistress,’ should no longer be used as (1) it implies the woman is to blame in a long-term sexual relationship with man and (2) there is no male counterpart which some say is bogus as ‘cheater’ is a good name for a man involved in a long-term, ‘down-low’ relationship whether with a woman or another man.  WOKE strikes again.   Elsewhere, Facebook’s oversight board is weighing the future of President Donald J. Trump’s social media fate.   Next, filmmaker Jeremy Corbett says that the videos have of UFOs are the best he has ever seen, deeming them authentic.  We look forward to the report that supposedly is coming out on June 01, 2021.  We will believe it when we see it as the federal government has made promises such as full disclosure before and always reneged on them.   According to the National UFO Reporting Center, there were 7,263 sightings in the U.S. alone compared to 5,796 the year before which says it appears we are entering what UFO experts call a ‘flap year.’  
  74. 2022 Friday: Friends, we are rebuilding our brand to avoid our search results being hidden by Microsoft Bing.  We can only wonder what their problems are, and the most important thing is that if the GOP reclaims Congress in their fall, there must be some sort of accountability for Big Tech that they cannot cancel you without written reasons as well as an appellate process by which the canceled party can seek a fair and impartial hearing.

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[i] We look forward to doing the music of this famed funk-rock band.  The Ohio Players are amazing.

[ii] We look forward to promoting the music of UFO and of the Michael Schenker Group at some point within the next year.  We hope you will remain vigilant as to the day that we do.

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

[iv] We hope to promote the music of both Emerson, Lake & Palmer along with the Nice at some point soon.  We hope you will remain alert for the day when we do.  Thank you.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xiv] We say the time is coming when the states are going to have to lay in minefields, antivehicle, antipersonnel, and anti-boat traps to take out the scumbags as they attempt to storm our country.  We also believe that a few thousands dollars’ worth of lead will stop the tidal wave once and for all.  NO other nation in the world would prevent the disaster our nation is undergoing due to weak, spineless leaders in the BOGUS, we repeat, BOGUS regime currently occupying the White House.   

[xv] TikTok remains one of the Chi-Coms’ best intelligence gathering devices around the world but especially here in the United States.

[xvi] Speaking of the Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, testimony before congress yesterday and today suggests that Capitol Hill law enforcement was woefully unprepared, that they were lacking intelligence, and even worse, that many were told to stand down although no one clearly knows who the person giving the orders was.  Can we suggest, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi is in charge of the Capitol Hill cops.  Let us look at her first.  Thank you.

56. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2022

2021 Thursday: Day 37 of the Biden Regime- Congressman James Panetta, D-CA 20th congressional district, and nearly two dozen other House Democrats are pushing decrepit ‘Old Joe’ Biden to give up sole authority to launch nukes should the need to do so arises. The Democrats want a cabal of the president, vice president, and House speaker to make the determination which will delay any response America might have against an impending nuclear attack. Utah Senator Mike Lee, Republican, says this is ‘weird.’

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56. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2022:

Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justices Philip Pendleton Barbour and Stanley Forman Reed; U.S. Attorneys General William Pinkney, William French Smith, and Edwin Meese; U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles; U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles Foster; French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, the Allman Brothers Band featuring “Dangerous” Dan Toler, the Beatles featuring George Harrison, Blossom Toes featuring Brian Beltshaw, Crazy Horse featuring Frank “Poncho” Sampedro, and the Grass Roots featuring Ricky Coonce:

  1. 1497 Thursday: Italian troops retake the city of Taranto in France.
  2. 1540 Sunday: Conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado launches his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold on the North American Continent, a failed search that would last several years and lead to disaster for most of the participants.
  3. 1570 Wednesday: The 225th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Pius V, excommunicated Queen Elizabeth I of England.
  4. 1751 Thursday: In New York City, the first incident of a performing monkey in an exhibit takes place with the price of admission set at one cent.
  5. 1791 Friday:  Through an act of Congress and a signature by President George Washington, the First Bank of the United States with president and directors of the company came into being on this date. 
  6. 1793 Monday: The first meeting of President George Washington’s Cabinet takes place at his home in Mount Vernon.  Attending were Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of War Henry Knox, and Attorney General Edmund Randolph.  
  7. 1803 Friday: 1,800 sovereign German states unite into sixty states on this date.
  8. 1804 Saturday: Thomas Jefferson is nominated of the Democrat-Republican Party for president of the United States.
  9. 1822 Monday: The 7th U.S. Attorney General William Pinkney died at age 57 in Washington, D.C.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from 12-11-1811 to 02-09-1814.
  10. 1836 Thursday: Inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver on this date.  The patent—No. 138 (later 9430X) was one for a ‘revolving cylinder pistol,’ and was his first patent.  God bless you, Mr. Colt!
  11. 1837 Saturday: Thomas Davenport patented the first commercial electric motor; however, no distribution for electricity existed at the time and Davenport went bankrupt.
  12. 1839 Monday: The Seminole Native Americans and their black allies—former runaway black slaves that intermarried with the Indians—leave their homes in Florida and begin the migration to the West by order of the federal government.
  13. 1841 Thursday: The 25th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Philip Pendleton Barbour died in Washington, DC, on this date.  Originally a Democratic-Republican, he became a Democrat.  President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill the seat vacated by Associate Justice Gabriel Duvall.  He served from March 15, 1836, to February 25, 1841.  Elsewhere, future French Impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir is born in Limoges, France, on this date.
  14. 1862 Tuesday: Nashville, Tennessee, becomes the first Confederate state capital occupied by the North during the Civil War.  Meanwhile, President Abraham Lincoln introduces paper money to the U.S. Congress legislates the Bureau of Printing and Engraving.
  15. 1870 Friday: The U.S. Congress swears in its first black member, Hiram Rhodes-Revels from Mississippi— Republican—1870-1871.
  16. 1888 Saturday: In Washington, DC, future 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles is born.  He would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 26, 1953, to April 22, 1959.
  17. 1891 Wednesday: The 40th U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles Foster assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from today until March 06, 1893.
  18. 1901 Monday: J.P. Morgan incorporated the United States Steel Corporation on this date in history.
  19. 1910 Friday: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet from advancing Chinese troops and seeks safety in British-ruled India.
  20. 1913 Tuesday: Character actor Jim Backus, who played Thurston Howell III on “Gilligan’s Island” and voiced the cartoon character Mr. Magoo, was born in Cleveland.  Meanwhile, Secretary of State Philander Chase Knox declared in effect the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave Congress the power to levy and to collect income taxes on the hapless citizens of the nation.
  21. 1914 Wednesday: Sir John Tenniel, the illustrator of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” died in London three days before his 94th birthday.
  22. 1916 Friday: During World War I on the Western Front, German troops overrun Fort Douaumont near the fortified city of Verdun.
  23. 1919 Tuesday: Under the Paris Treaty, the League of Nations begins to form.  Meanwhile, the state of Oregon became the first state to place a tax on gasoline with the tax being one cent per gallon.
  24. 1921 Friday: After Soviet troops entered the nearby nation of Georgia, they proclaim it a Soviet Socialist Republic.
  25. 1922 Saturday: At Versailles, French authorities executed French serial killer Henri Landru, whom a jury convicted of murdering 10 women and the son of one of them.
  26. 1926 Thursday: Francisco Franco becomes a general in the Spanish military.
  27. 1928 Saturday: The Federal Radio Commission issued the first U.S. television license to Charles Jenkins Laboratories in Washington, D.C.
  28. 1930 Tuesday: The photographic device banks use to record checks received a patent on this date.
  29. 1932 Thursday: Austrian immigrant, Adolf Hitler, gets German citizenship on this date.
  30. 1933 Saturday: The U.S. Navy launched the first ship designed and built from the keel up as an aircraft carrier, the USS Ranger.  
  31. 1940 Sunday: W2WBS in New York City broadcast the first televised NHL game using one camera in a fixed position.  The New York Rangers hosted the Montreal Canadiens and beat them by a score of 6-2.
  32. 1941 Tuesday: British forces in the East African Campaign take Mogadishu, the capital of Italian Somaliland.  Italian forces have been on the retreat since the British began the fight to drive the Fascists out of Ethiopia.
  33. 1942 Wednesday: U.S. authorities in the United States begin rounding up Japanese citizens and nationals as well as German and Italian nationals living in the country.  The Japanese are scooped up along the West Coast while the others are apprehended wherever they are.  Eventually, the Allies and the Axis would work out arrangements via the Swiss Red Cross to repatriate the nationals.  As for the citizens, they would remain interned until close to the end of the war.
  34. 1943 Thursday: Allied troops reoccupied the Kasserine Pass in Tunisia after clashing with German troops during World War II.  Meanwhile, future Beatle[i] George Harrison is born in Liverpool, England, on this date.
  35. 1944 Friday: Brian Belshaw, future bassist and vocalist with the British rock group, Blossom Toes[ii], was born in Wigan, Lancashire, England, on this date.
  36. 1948 Wednesday: Czechoslovak communists seize their government in line with occupying Soviet troops.
  37. 1949 Friday: Future member of the rock band, Crazy Horse[iii]–Frank “Poncho” Sampedro (multi-instrumentalist 1975-88 / 1990-present)—is born on this date in Welch, West Virginia.
  38. 1950 Saturday: “Your Show of Shows” with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca premiered on NBC-TV; writers of the show included Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, and Woody Allen.
  39. 1956 Saturday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev criticized the late Josef Stalin in a speech before a Communist Party congress in Moscow.
  40. 1957 Monday: Buddy Holly[iv] and the Crickets record “That’ll be the Day.”  Meanwhile, the 77th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed, a Democrat, stepped down from the high court on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Reed to fill Associate Justice George Sutherland’s seat.  He served from January 27, 1938, until today.
  41. 1963 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Edwards v. South Carolina, upheld 8-1 the right of Civil Rights demonstrators to protest peacefully outside the South Carolina State House.  Meanwhile, the Beatles[v] release their first U.S. single, “Please Please Me.”
  42. 1964 Tuesday: At Miami Beach, Cassius Clay beats Sonny Liston by RTD at the end of the 6th round to take the WBA, WBC, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  The judges scored the victory as Technical Knockout (TKO) when an injured Liston failed to answer the bell in the seventh round.
  43. 1972 Friday: Germany gave a $5 million ransom payment to Arab jihadists who had hijacked a jumbo airliner and held the crew and passengers under threat of death.
  44. 1975 Tuesday: In Honolulu, Hawaii, heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry wins a unanimous 10-round decision over opponent, George Johnson, to put his pro record to 50-7-4.   As for Johnson, his record went to 49-7-4 with the loss.
  45. 1981 Wednesday: The 74th U.S. Attorney General William French Smith stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 23, 1981, until today.  His replacement, the 75th U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese, assumed office on this date.  A Republican as well, he served under the same president from today until August 12, 1988.  
  46. 1984 Friday: 1984: At the Steel Pier in Atlantic City, N.J., heavyweight champion (WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world) Michael “The Jinx” Spinks improved his pro record to 25-0 with a 12-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Eddie Davis.  As for Davis, his record went to 24-1.
  47. 1986 Monday: President Ferdinand Marcos fled the Philippines after 20 years of rule in the wake of a tainted election; Corazon Aquino assumed the presidency.   
  48. 1987 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds affirmative action 5-4.  Meanwhile, Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls scores a team record of 58 points in a game.
  49. 1989 Saturday: Mike Tyson knocked out Frank Bruno in the fifth round to maintain the heavyweight boxing title.  Meanwhile, Jerry Jones, new owner of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, fires 29-year Cowboys’ coach, Tom Landry.
  50. 1998 Wednesday: The first legal brothel in Switzerland opens in Zurich.  Elsewhere, in Raleigh, North Carolina, heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith scores an 8-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Lynwood Jones, to put his pro record to 43-15-1.
  51. 1999 Thursday: William King received a sentence of death for the racial murder of James Byrd, Jr. in Jasper, Texas.  Two other men involved in the horrendous crime suffered conviction for their part in the crime later.  Elsewhere, in Moscow, China’s Prime Minister Zhu Rongji and Russian President Boris Yeltsin discussed trade and other issues.
  52. 2000 Friday: A jury in Albany, N.Y., acquitted four New York City police officers of second-degree murder and lesser charges in the February 1999 shooting death of illegal immigrant Amadou Diallo.  Elsewhere, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon beats Joe Ballard with a first-round KO to put his pro record to 47-10.
  53. 2005 Friday: Dennis Rader underwent arrest for the BTK (Bind-Torture-Kill) serial killings in Wichita, Kansas.  Meanwhile, in Nashville, Tennessee, Tony “TNT” Tubbs wins a 6-round unanimous decision over Danny Wofford to put his pro record to 45-10 (and 2 no contests).
  54. 2011 Friday: In the People’s Republic of China, senior leader Jia Qinglin calls for control over Tibetan Buddhism and a renewed struggle against the Dalai Lama.  Elsewhere, longtime drummer for the rock band, the Grass Roots[vi]— Ricky Coonce (drums 1967-72 / 1981-82)—died from heart failure on this date in Canada; he was age 64.
  55. 2012 Saturday: Using their artillery, the Syrian army kills at least 100 civilians as they shell the cities of Homs and Hama.
  56. 2013 Monday: Russia enacts a law that bans smoking in schools and on subways.  Elsewhere, “Dangerous” Dan Toler—former guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[vii]—lost his fight with ALS on this date.  He died in Sarasota, Florida, at age 64.
  57. 2014 Tuesday:  Debbie Dingell, the wife of Congressman John Dingell[viii], announces she will run for the House seat her husband is vacating at the end of his 29th term; he announced the oncoming retirement yesterday.  Elsewhere, as the Obama administration continues pressure on Afghan President Hamid Karzai for a new status of forces agreement, he orders the Department of Defense to create a plan for total withdrawal of all U.S. forces from the devastated country.  Meanwhile, in the Central African Republican, France extends the time its forces will be fighting on behalf of the government there.
  58. 2015 Wednesday: A jury awarded a Texas-based technology-licensing company, Smartflash, a whopping $532.9 million payout from Apple because it infringed upon data management software patents, something the mega-company claimed it did not do because the patents were invalid and that it NEVER used them in any of its products.  Oh, well.
  59. 2016 Thursday: The 10th GOP presidential primary debate occurs in Houston, Texas, with CNN moderating the event.  Impartial moderators, eh?  Nope, never when Republicans are on stage.  Meanwhile, the European Union announces it’s going to impose an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia.
  60. 2017 Saturday: Famous foul-mouthed liberal Democrat Tom Perez wins election to be the next leader of the Democratic National Committee.  Good for you.  Meanwhile, someone spills the goods on House Republicans on their plan of gutting Obamacare by removing Medicaid expansions and cutting healthcare insurance which sends the Democrats and their liberal allies running amok in the streets (not that they have settled down since Election Day 2016).
  61. 2018 Sunday: Closing ceremonies for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyongChang occurred on this date.  The games began on February 09, 2018.  Team USA won 9 gold medals, 8 silver medals, and 6 bronze medals.  Norway won the most at 14 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze.  Here are the medal count totals:
    1. Germany: 12 gold, 10 silver and 7 bronze: 29 total medals
    2.  Canada: 10 gold, 8 silver and 10 bronze: 28 total medals
    3. Netherlands: 8 gold, 6 silver and 6 bronze: 20 total medals
    4. Olympic Athletes Russia: 2 gold, 6 silver, and 10 bronze: 18 total medals
    5. South Korea: 5 gold, 8 silver, and 4 bronze: 17 total medals
    6. France:  5 gold, 4 silver, and 6 bronze: 15 total medals
    7. Switzerland: 5 gold, 6 silver, and 4 bronze: 15 total medals
    8. Austria: 5 gold, 3 silver, and 6 bronze: 14 total medals
    9. Sweden: 7 gold, 6 silver, and 1 bronze: 14 total medals
    10. Japan: 4 gold, 5 silver, and 4 bronze: 13 total medals
    11. Italy: 3 gold, 2 silver, and 5 bronze: 10 total medals
    12. China: 1 gold, 6 silver, and 2 bronze: 9 total medals
    13. Czech Republic: 2 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze: 7 total medals
    14. Finland: 1 gold, 1 silver, and 4 bronze: 6 total medals
    15. United Kingdom: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 4 bronze: 5 total medals
    16. Belarus: 2 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    17. Slovakia: 1 gold, 2 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    18. Australia: 0 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze: 3 total medals
    19. Poland: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    20. New Zealand: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    21. Spain: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    22. Slovenia: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    23. Hungary: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medals
    24. Ukraine: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    25. Belgium: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    26. Kazakhstan: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    27. Latvia: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    28. Liechtenstein: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
  62. 2019 Monday: Following an assault by Internet trolls and Bots attacking the movie, “Captain Marvel,” the film review site Rotten Tomatoes makes ways as to how fans can rate and comment on movies.  In Vietnam, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives ahead of the upcoming summit between his country and President Donald J. Trump of the United States; he takes in the sights.  Elsewhere, peace talks between the U.S. and the Taliban begin in Qatar.
  63. 2020 Tuesday: President Trump returns from India and announces he has asked for $2.5 billion with which to combat the Coronavirus in the United States.  Senate Minority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says it’s ‘not enough.  Currently, there are 80,000 cases worldwide.  The president should have asked for more.’  Meanwhile, the Democratic 2020 Presidential Debates continue with Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Joe Biden, and Mayor Pete.   
  64. 2020 Wednesday A: Italy is now beset by Chinese Virus cases as the ‘VID has infected nearly 100 more which drives their cases up to 322 what with a death toll of 11- and Italy told its citizens to be “WOKE” and go out and hug Chinese tourists.  Look at what it gets you- sick people and dead folks.  Austria and Croatia report their first cases of coronavirus while in Spain, tourists are being locked up in hotels to prohibit the spread of this disease.  In Iran as the outbreak continues to worsen, the country’s health minister tests positive for this evil disease. Switzerland, Algeria, and other nations around the world are taking the opportunity to seal off air travel to communist China such as Canada.  Meanwhile, the government of Sweden demands the Chi-Com ambassador meet with them over its sentencing of a Swedish bookseller in the PRC to a decade in the slammer for ‘espionage.’
  65. 2021 Thursday: Day 37 of the Biden Regime- Congressman James Panetta, D-CA 20th congressional district, and nearly two dozen other House Democrats are pushing decrepit ‘Old Joe’ Biden to give up sole authority to launch nukes should the need to do so arises.  The Democrats want a cabal of the president, vice president, and House speaker to make the determination which will delay any response America might have against an impending nuclear attack.  Utah Senator Mike Lee, Republican, says this is ‘weird.’  The question is, WHY?  Speaking of this lunacy, Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, quipped, “I don’t think Joe Biden’s in charge.’  We concur.
  66. 2021 Thursday A: Newsmax’ White House correspondent John Gizzi says that Neera Tanden- Joe Biden’s pick to head the White House Office of Management and Budget is prepared to withdraw her confirmation seeing as how she’s receiving pushback from both Senate Republicans and Democrats.   Senator Chuck Grassley, R-IA, says he’s not voting for this skank.  Meanwhile, former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm by a vote of 64-35 is confirmed as the next U.S. secretary of Energy.   Confirming this Chi-Com lover gives Beijing and OPEC a big boost in their drive to monopolize energy as well as to collapse U.S. domestic energy production. 
  67. 2021 Thursday B: Conservative lawmakers are asking for a timeline as to when House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi plans on removing the fences around the White House and the Capitol Building as well as when National Guard troops will stop patrolling the streets of Washington, D.C.  The Democrats have transformed parts of the nation’s capital into a Baghdad-style “Green Zone,” of sorts, a heavily-fortified zone.  We believe the troops are there and the fences are up because the Dems KNOW they stole the 2020 Presidential Election.
  68. 2021 Thursday C: Black Lives Matter is launching a ‘survival fund’ of sorts with $3 million as the Democrats in Congress continue dragging out the COVID-19, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, relief fund.   House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has snarked ‘we feed them, Wolf (Blitzer), we feed them.  Do you feed them?” She was referring to ‘feeding’ the country’s impoverished and its illegal aliens.  We don’t want you to feed us, you senile old witch, we want the economy to reopen.  NOW.
  69. 2021 Thursday D: Tony Perkins has told Newsmax TV the Dems want to force ALL Americans into participating in ABORTIONS by seeking to use taxpayer dollars to fund this abomination not just here in the United States but around the world.  In so doing, it taints the souls of everyone which is not right.  It’s time for Pope Francis to boot Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, and every other Catholic-in-Name-Only (CINO) from the church.  Excommunicate them, Pope Francis, excommunicate these murdering scumbags NOW.   In other liberal Democrat Party news, Congressman Sean Maloney, D-NY 18th congressional district, claims Democrats are supportive of socialism and that there are no socialist Democrats.  Good try.  Finally, people are flooding out of the woodwork now to accuse imploding New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, accusing him of sexual abuse, harassment, and mistreatment.  YOU reap what you sow, you POS!
  70. 2021 Thursday E: CPAC plans to honor Rush Limbaugh.  CPAC Chair Matt Schlapp says that President Donald J. Trump knows his speech this upcoming Sunday is an ‘important reset’ for his future in GOP politics.  Meanwhile, the GOP is pushing back on Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s call for a ‘riot commission’ to look into the Antifa- and- Black Lives Matter-led Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.  Pelosi wants to tar-and-feather Trump supporters with the riot engineered by the Democrats, but we are not going to permit them to get away with this outrageous behavior.
  71. 2021 Thursday F: In upcoming Summer Olympics news, the delayed Olympic torch relay is going to have fans, but NO cheering will be allowed.  Meanwhile, the IOC says that Brisbane, Australia, is the preferred site for the 2032 Summer Olympics. 
  72. 2021 Thursday G: The Justice Department’s top watchdog is investigating claims by a Boeing engineer of being surveilled by the FBI over claims the individual was spying for Beijing.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Joe Biden’s pick to be U.S. Trade Representative- Katherine Tai- says, ‘Chi-Coms both our rivals and our friends.’  Yet another pro-Chi-Com hack in the Biden administration.   In other news, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signs into law a bill abolishing cash bail for ALL criminal defendants awaiting trial.  Wow.  Thugs are going to be running amok in the streets of the Windy City.  Oh, wait, thugs are already running amok there. 
  73. 2021 Thursday H: Vice President Kamala Harris is now encouraging black folks to rush out and get the Chi-Vi vaccine.  We recall when YOU said NOT to get the vaccine, you know, before you became VP, so what’s up with the reversal?  Our very own Bea O’Malley has said, ‘any time white liberals tell black folks to do something for their own good, it never works out that way.’  Even though you aren’t white, Kamala, you may as well be seeing as how you lack the street creds of a legit black American.   In other Chi-Vi-related news, France says it’s going to impose ‘localized lockdowns on areas infected with the Chi-Com virus rather than lock down the entire country.’ 
  74. 2021 Thursday I: New York State prosecutors now have President Donald J. Trump’s tax records.  We suspect it’s going to be a DRY well.  Still, it’s going to be fun watching them twist, turn, and wet their pants as they try to get some dirt on President Donald J. Trump.  In other interesting news, five counties in Oregon want to secede from that crackpot state and join with Idaho.  We have a suggestion- how about reviving the drive to create the state of Jefferson?  That concept featured counties in Washington and Oregon east of the Cascades forming their own state with possibly a few of California’s northern counties.  People in these areas are deeply conservative whereas the coastal portions of those states are full of rabid, foaming-at-the-mouth lunatics.  Hell, the county of Kern in California should become its own state.
  75. 2021 Thursday J: This week, there were 737,000 new jobless claims which is down from the previous week.  GDP has been revised up although it equates with what the country had back in 1946 following World War II.  Meanwhile, the FCC auctions off 5G airwaves bringing in $81 billion with ATT and Verizon being the big winners.  Elsewhere, GameStop is making another run today.   In other economic news, Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, blasts the ‘Joe Biden’ COVID-19 Relief Bill as being little more than a socialist wish list, something we contend is a Democratic-Socialist ‘wet dream.’
  76. 2022 Friday: Please, stick around for the latest news of the day…

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

[ii] We promoted the music of Blossom Toes beginning on Monday, 01-June-2015 through Sunday, 07-June-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your growing music collection.

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

[iv] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Buddy Holly but when we do, we will also promote the music of Jerry Lee Lewis, the Big Bopper, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, and all the rest.  You will enjoy them.

[v] See footnote i.

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

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

[viii] In 2019, the question is, “Is the late John Dingell looking UP or is he looking DOWN?  According to President Trump, the late congressman might be looking UP.

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26. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2022

62. 2017 Thursday: Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto cancels a meeting with President Donald J. Trump that was going to occur next week, citing the American president’s promise of building a wall between the two countries so the U.S. can stop the mass invasion from which, Mexico’s corrupt leaders profit in a variety of ways.

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26. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2022:

Vice President Nelson Rockefeller; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Alfred Moore, George Shiras Jr.; U.S. Attorneys General Edmund Randolph, Augustus Garland, Harry M. Daugherty, and Griffin Bell; Acting U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburg; U.S. Secretaries of State John Foster Dulles, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, and Anthony Blinken; Acting U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Bennett Smith; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Lyman J. Gage, Timothy Geithner, and Janet Yellen; U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand; the Climax Blues Band featuring Derek Holt, Fairport Convention featuring Ashley Hutchings, Little River Band featuring David Briggs, Mountain featuring Corky Laing, the Ohio Players featuring Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner and Vincent “Vinny Wu” Thomas, and Van Halen featuring Eddie Van Halen:

  1. 66 Tuesday: Astronomers report the fifth recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet.
  2. 1340 Tuesday: English King Edward III proclaimed king of France.
  3. 1666 Tuesday: France declares war against Britain and Munster. 
  4. 1784 Monday: In a letter to his daughter Sally, Benjamin Franklin expressed unhappiness over the choice of the eagle as the symbol of America; and stated his own preference: the turkey.
  5. 1788 Saturday: The first European settlers in Australia, led by Captain Arthur Phillip, landed in present-day Sydney.  Originally, the group settled at Botany Bay eight days before but today is the day the citizens of the island continent celebrate as “Australia Day.”
  6. 1794 Sunday: The first U.S. Attorney General of the United States Edmund Randolph stepped down from office on this date.  A Federalist, he served under President George Washington from September 26, 1789, until today.
  7. 1804 Thursday: The nation’s 12th U.S. Supreme Court Justice Alfred Moore left the nation’s high court on this date.  A Federalist, President James Madison nominated Moore to fill the seat of Justice James Iredell.  He served from April 21, 1800, until today.
  8. 1832 Thursday: The future 53rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Shiras Jr. was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on this date.  A future Republican, he would be nominated by President Benjamin Harrison to fill the seat of Associate Justice Joseph Bradley.  He would serve from July 26, 1892, to February 23, 1903.  
  9. 1837 Thursday: Michigan became the 26th state.
  10. 1838 Friday: Tennessee becomes first state to prohibit alcohol.
  11. 1841 Tuesday: Britain formally occupied Hong Kong, which the Chinese ceded to the British for having lost the Opium War.
  12. 1860 Thursday: The future 51st Attorney General of the United States Harry M. Daugherty is born in Washington Courthouse, Ohio, on this date.  A future Republican, he would serve under Presidents Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge from 03-04-1921 to 04-06-1921.
  13. 1861 Saturday: The state of Louisiana seceded from the Union on this date and threw in its lot with the Confederate States of America.
  14. 1863 Monday: The War Department issues an order that allows Massachusetts to begin recruiting black soldiers to fight in the Civil War.  The 54th Regiment forms with black soldiers.
  15. 1870 Wednesday: After fulfilling all the requirements imposed upon it, Virginia rejoined the Union.
  16. 1875 Tuesday: George F. Green patented the electric dental drill for sawing, filing, dressing, and polishing teeth.
  17. 1899 Thursday: In Washington, D.C., the nation’s 38th U.S. Attorney General Augustus Garland died at age 66.  A member of a variety of political parties, he served under President Grover Cleveland as a Democrat from 03-06-1885 to 03-04-1889.
  18. 1905 Thursday: Near Pretoria, South Africa, at the Premier Mine, Captain Wells discovered the Cullinan diamond which, at 3,106.75 carats, was the largest diamond ever found.
  19. 1911 Thursday: Inventor Glenn H. Curtis flew the first successful seaplane on this date.
  20. 1915 Tuesday: President Woodrow Wilson signed the Rocky Mountain National Park Act, which created America’s 10th national park.
  21. 1927 Wednesday: The former 42nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Lyman J. Gage died on this date at the age of 90 in San Diego, California.  First a Republican and much later a Democrat, Gage served under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt from March 06, 1897, to January 31, 1902.
  22. 1934 Friday: Nazi Germany and Poland sign a treaty prohibiting attacking one-another for TEN years; Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939.
  23. 1939 Thursday: During the Spanish Civil War, rebel forces led by General Francisco Franco and their Fascist Italian allies captured Barcelona. Elsewhere, principal photography commenced for David O. Selznick’s movie version of “Gone With the Wind.”
  24. 1940 Friday: The Nazis ban Polish Jews from traveling on trains.
  25. 1942 Monday: The first American Expeditionary Force to go to Europe during World War II arrived in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  Meanwhile, the Italian high command demands that Germany dismiss General Erwin Rommel, commander of the Afrika Korps.
  26. 1943 Tuesday: The agony of the encircled Sixth Army in Stalingrad continues as the Russians continue hammering the city.  Soviet troops recapture Voronezh.  Members of the German General Staff beg the Fuhrer to allow the army to capitulate, noting that further fighting is beyond their ability.  The answer is “NO.”
  27. 1945 Friday: Soviet troops reach the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camps in Poland.  Elsewhere, Ashley Hutchings (bass 1967-1969) of the British rock band, Fairport Convention, is born on this date in Southgate, London, England.  He also played with Steeleye Span, the Albion Band, Rainbow Chasers, and as a solo artist.
  28. 1948 Monday: Executive Order #9981 ends segregation in the U.S. Armed Forces.  Elsewhere, future drummer of the rock band, Mountain, Corky Laing, is born on this date in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  He also played with West, Bruce & Laing, as well as with Cork and with Energy.
  29. 1949 Wednesday: Future bassist/vocalist with the British blues-rock band, Climax Blues Band[i], Derek Holt is born on this date in Stafford, England.
  30. 1950 Thursday: India officially proclaimed itself a republic as Rajendra Prasad took the oath of office as president.
  31. 1951 Friday: Future member of the massive Australian rock band, the Little River Band[ii]– David Briggs: (guitars 1976-81)- is born in Melbourne, Australia, on this date.
  32. 1953 Monday: The 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today until April 22, 1959.
  33. 1954 Tuesday: Groundbreaking begins on Disneyland in Anaheim, California.
  34. 1955 Wednesday: Eddie Van Halen, guitars/vocals with the hard rock band, Van Halen[iii], is born in Nijmegen, Netherlands, on this date.
  35. 1958 Sunday: Vincent “Venny Wu” Thomas (multi-instrumentalist and vocals) with the rock-funk-soul band, the Ohio Players[iv], is born on this date.
  36. 1962 Friday: The United States launched Ranger 3 to land scientific instruments on the moon, but the probe ended up missing its target by more than 22,000 miles.  Charles “Lucky” Luciano, a leading Mafia figure in the U.S., died in Naples, Italy, at age 64.
  37. 1968 Friday: The Israeli submarine Dakar crashes in the Mediterranean Sea resulting in the deaths of 69 sailors.
  38. 1969 Sunday: After two days of flooding and mudslides, the government declared California a disaster area.  Meanwhile, in Canton, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry scored a KO over opponent, Aaron Eastling at the 2:41 minute mark of Round 5 in a scheduled 10-round bout to put his pro record to 30-2-4.
  39. 1973 Friday: Actor Edward G. Robinson died in Los Angeles, California, at age 79.
  40. 1977 Wednesday: Acting U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburg stepped down from office.  A Republican, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from January 20, 1977, until today.  His replacement, the 72nd U.S. Attorney General Griffin Bell assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from today until  August 16, 1979.
  41. 1979 Friday: Former Republican Vice President Nelson A. Rockefeller died in New York City at age 70.  He served under President Gerald R. Ford, December 19, 1974, to January 20, 1977.  He was the nation’s 41st vice president.  Meanwhile, an inventor demonstrated the first Gizmo guitar synthesizer on this date.
  42. 1986 Sunday: Super Bowl XX: the Chicago Bears beat the New England Patriots by a score of 46-10 in New Orleans; Super Bowl MVP is Chicago defensive end, Richard Dent.  
  43. 1988 Tuesday: Australians celebrated the 200th anniversary of their country as a grand parade of tall ships re-enacted the voyage of the first European settlers.  The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, “Phantom of the Opera” opened at Broadway’s Majestic Theater.
  44. 1989 Thursday: “Big George” Foreman scored a TKO at the 1:47 minute mark of Round 7 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout over his opponent, Mark Young, to put his record to 60-2.
  45. 1992 Sunday: Super Bowl XXVI: the Washington Redskins beat the Buffalo Bills in Minnesota by a score of 37-24; MVP is Redskins’ quarterback, Mark Rypien.  Meanwhile, Russian President Boris Yeltsin announced that his country would stop targeting U.S. cities with nuclear weapons.   Elsewhere, Democratic presidential candidate Bill Clinton, appearing with his beloved wife (yeah, right) Hillary, on CBs’ “60 Minutes,” acknowledged “causing pain in my marriage,” but said past problems were not relevant to the campaign.
  46. 1993 Tuesday: Vaclav Havel was elected president of the newly formed Czech Republic.
  47. 1996 Friday: First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton testified before a grand jury regarding her part in the Whitewater scam that bilked hundreds of investors out of millions of dollars.  Once a crook, ALWAYS a crook as would see during the 2016 Presidential Election cycle.
  48. 1997 Sunday: Super Bowl XXXI: at the Louisiana Superdome, the Green Bay Packers beat the New England Patriots by a score of 35-21. 
  49. 1998 Monday: President Bill Clinton forcefully denied having an affair with a former White House intern, telling reporters, “I did not have sexual relations with that woman,” Monica Lewinsky.  He did have sex with her in the antechamber off the Oval Office.  
  50. 1999 Tuesday: President Saddam Hussein of Iraq vowed revenge against the United States in response to airstrikes launched by President Bill Clinton that reportedly killed civilians.  The strikes occurred because the American planes took out Iraqi antiaircraft fire targeting them on the ground as they patrolled No-Fly Zones.
  51. 2003 Sunday: Secretary of State Colin Powell, citing Iraq’s lack of cooperation with U.N. inspectors, said he’d lost faith in the inspectors’ ability to conduct a definitive search for banned weapons programs.  Meanwhile, Super Bowl XXXVII: at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Oakland Raiders by a score of 48-21.
  52. 2005 Wednesday: A U.S. Marine helicopter crashed in western Iraq killing 30 Marines and a Navy medic aboard.  Elsewhere, a dumbass man parked his SUV on railroad tracks in Glendale, setting off a crash of two commuter trains that killed 11 people.  The driver of the SUV, most likely an illegal alien, Juan Alvarez, was convicted of murder and sentenced to 11 consecutive life terms.  Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from January 20, 2001, until today.  His successor, Condoleezza Rice took up the post today and served until January 20, 2009.
  53. 2008 Saturday: Illinois Senator Barack Obama wins the South Carolina Democratic Party presidential primary race.
  54. 2009 Monday: New York Democratic Party Senator Kirsten Gillibrand entered the world’s greatest deliberative body on this date. And remains there until this day.  She is junior senator to Charles “Chuck” Schumer, another crackpot Democrat.  Meanwhile, the 75th U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner assumed office on this date.  An independent, he served under President Barack Hussein Obama from today until January 25, 2013.
  55. 2010 Tuesday: James Cameron’s film, “Avatar,” surpasses his 1997 film, “Titanic,” becoming the highest-grossing film of all time.
  56. 2011 Wednesday: In Davos, Switzerland, the 41st World Economic Forum convenes.
  57. 2012 Thursday: In a Canberra restaurant on Australia Day, nearly 200 indigenous protesters trap Prime Minister Julia Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott inside.  Elsewhere, at a GOP Primary debate in Florida, frontrunners Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich do battle with one another over issues related to illegal immigration, Wall Street, and of course the disastrous Obama administration.   Meanwhile, President Barack Obama gives a speech in Las Vegas in which, he celebrates U.S. domestic oil drilling (really now…) and says that the ‘U.S. is the Saudi Arabia of natural gas.’  Yet eight years later, Democratic-Socialists will be pushing the Green New Deal which gets rid of ALL fossil fuels.  WTF?
  58. 2013 Saturday: According to Brainy History, the hacking cabal known as Anonymous hacks into the U.S. Sentencing Commission website in protest of the recent suicide by Internet activist and American computer programmer, Alan Swartz.  Meanwhile, Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner (Guitars/Vocals) of the rock-funk-soul band, the Ohio Players[v], died on this date in Trotwood, Ohio; he was 69.
  59. 2014 Sunday: Prominent Chinese legal activist, Xu Zhiyong, is sentenced to four years in prison; convicted of ‘gathering a crowd to disturb public order,’ the case is evidence that Communist Party leaders wish to expunge any challenges to the power or leadership.
  60. 2015 Monday: Alexis Tsipras, leader of the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA) party, is elected as prime minister of Greece on an anti-austerity platform.
  61. 2016 Tuesday: Seattle, a once-lovely city, now overloaded with homeless people experiences yet another crime in its ‘infamous Jungle’ area, a crime in which two people are shot dead and several others hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.  The Seattle Police Department is searching for the suspects.  Elsewhere, Australian tourists returning home from South America are found to have brought the Zika virus home with them.
  62. 2017 Thursday: Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto cancels a meeting with President Donald J. Trump that was going to occur next week, citing the American president’s promise of building a wall between the two countries so the U.S. can stop the mass invasion from which, Mexico’s corrupt leaders profit in a variety of ways.  In response, President Trump calls for a 20-percent tariff on ALL GOODS flowing north from Mexico.
  63. 2018 Friday: Although creators of cryptocurrency tell us ‘how safe it is,’ hackers manage to steal $535 million of NEM cryptocurrency from the Japanese exchange Coin Check.    
  64. 2019 Saturday: In order to protect their satrap in Venezuela- Nicolas Maduro- the Russians begin flying in private military contractors to provide security for the slow-witted Venezuelan dictator.  This leads the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a speech before the United Nations for the world’s countries to make their stance known whether they support the illegitimate government in Caracas or not.  The U.S. does not but the Russians, Chi-Coms, Cuba, and other Third World hellholes do.  Concurrently, the Bank of England prohibits the Maduro government from withdrawing more than a billion in gold reserves until the dispute between Maduro and Juan Guaidó as to whom won the election is resolved.
  65. 2020 Sunday:  Afghan government forces backed up by Coalition forces have had enough of the ongoing Taliban violence and launches operations against Taliban forces across nine provinces.  The body toll of the Islamists for the day is about 51 with no sign that Afghan troops going to give them an inch.  Meanwhile in Syria, Syrian government forces are cleaning out jihadists and other terrorists in Idlib Province as the government makes a concerted push to reclaim towns and villages from remaining rebels.   Elsewhere, someone gets ahold of an unreleased portion of the manuscript of former National Security Adviser John Bolton’s upcoming book, “The Room Where It Happened.”  In the unauthorized portion, Bolton says ‘Trump told him that unfreezing aid to Ukraine hinged on whether the government of Volodymyr Zelensky would provide dirt on ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden to the administration.
  66. 2021 Tuesday: As Senator Patrick Leahy, D-VT, swears in U.S. senators for the upcoming ‘impeachment trial of former President Donald J. Trump,’ West Virginia Democrat Senator Joe Manchin is joined by Arizona Democrat Senator Kyrsten Sinema vow NOT to vote to overthrow the filibuster as knuckle-dragging Senate “Majority Leader” Chuck Schumer, D-NY, seeks to do.  Speaking of the upcoming second impeachment of former President Donald J. Trump, the Senate holds a vote on whether to impeach or not to impeach the 45th president.  By a vote of 55-45 the Senate votes to move ahead with five of those voting in favor to hold the trial are Republicans: Senators Pat Toomey, Mitt Romney, Susan Murkowski, Ben Sasse, and Susan Collins, respectfully of Pennsylvania, Utah, Alaska, Nebraska, and Maine.  Losers.
  67. 2021 Tuesday A: Speaking of impeachment, noted legal scholar, professor, and trial attorney Alan Dershowitz says that ‘if the chief justice does not preside at the trial, it is BOGUS, that it’s little more than political theater.’  The famed jurist quoted Abraham Lincoln’s famous words regarding the conquered South after the Civil War: ‘with malice towards none and with charity for all,’ noting that the Democrats are doing the exact opposite in their treatment of the former president, his supporters, and those who disagree with what the Democrats are doing.  Regarding the sham impeachment, President Trump is adding another attorney from South Carolina to his defense team- former federal prosecutor Deborah Barbier to his bevy of lawyers. 
  68. 2021 Tuesday B: Subsequently- regarding the upcoming impeachment trial of President Trump, 29 Republican senators will oppose it to their utmost.  Mark Halperin- questions whether Mitch McConnell is reading accurately the mood of the GOP and is now wavering on earlier comments that he would ‘vote to convict Mr. Trump.’  “Cocaine Mitch” is one of the biggest snakes in the U.S. Senate and although he has done some good things, he is little more than an a**-kissing POS of the Democrats.  Trump helped him win HIS election and much like the scorpion on the back of the frog crossing the river, Senate MINORITY Leader McConnell stabbed him in the back.  Kentucky- recall this scumbag NOW.  If you can.
  69. 2021 Tuesday C: Speaking of “Cocaine Mitch,” “CM” and Senate ‘Majority Leader’ Chuck Schumer have arrived at a power-sharing deal that will see all committees with equal numbers of Republicans and Democrats but with Democrats serving as the chairmen-and-women.   Speaking of losers, ‘President’ Joe Biden says, “The impeachment trial must go on,” mumbling whatever his earpiece tells him to say such as ‘if the trial does NOT go forward, it could damage the nation.’  Meanwhile, former President Donald J. Trump has opened an Office of the Former President in Florida, an office with which, he will find qualified conservative candidates to primary RINO scumbags in upcoming elections.  Yesterday, he pledged his full-fledged support to Sarah Huckabee Sanders to run for governor of Arkansas in 2022.  Visit www.45office.com. Contact Mr. Trump there.  In other possible election news, many believe Ohio Republican Congressman Jim Jordan will seek Senator Rob Portman’s seat in 2022 as will Georgia Congressman Doug Collins the seat of pro-China RINO Governor Brian Kemp.  We expect both to win.
  70. 2021 Tuesday D: Kevin McCarthy mocks ‘President’ Joe Biden’s calls for ‘unity.’  The ‘46th president mumbles what his handlers tell him to say then does as they tell him to do which is NOT UNITY.   Google and Microsoft are suspending donations to all Republicans who did not accept the results of the fraudulent 2020 Presidential Election.  Elsewhere, the Goya Foods Board of Directors censures CEO Robert Unanue over his unabashed support of President Donald J. Trump.  In other ‘President’ Biden news, his press secretary- Jen Psaki- does not seem to know a great deal.  When asked by reporters as to WHY the ‘Biden administration’ is not going to stay tough on preventing the Chi-Coms from penetrating the U.S. power grid, she had no answers just like she had no answers regarding Antifa and their continued running amok around the country.  Speaking of Antifa, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler had to pepper spray a POS Antifa punk for getting in his face in a restaurant.  Good for you.
  71. 2021 Tuesday E: Antifa-infiltrated Capitol Hill protesters continue flaunting their successes at the storming of Capitol Hill on January 6.  Speaking of the event, the woman who ran off with Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s laptop may face a permanent Internet ban once she is out of legal jeopardy.   Speaking of Internet and social media bans, Twitter removes- permanently- the account of My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell’s account yet after ‘removing the account,’ it began retweeting all manner of left-wing messages so how does one lose their account to then have some other entity begin using it?  Evil.  Meanwhile, Florida Democrat Congresswoman Stephanie Murray has a bill that will PROHIBIT anyone with ideas the ruling Democrats don’t like- such as belief the 2020 Presidential Election was full of fraud or in QAnon which does not sound all that far-fetched from holding any kind of elective office or work in government at any level.  Wow.
  72. 2021 Tuesday F: A recent Gallup Poll shows that 89-percent of American citizens are dissatisfied with the country.  Go figure: stolen elections, fake news media, social media bans, censorship, harsh restrictions, lockdowns, and Antifa and BLM mobs running amok in the streets, who the hell wouldn’t be?  Meanwhile the head of the Anti-Defamation League wants Twitter to ban the Grand Ayatollah Khamenei for constantly tweeting he wants to kill Jews and erase Israel from the face of the planet.   Elsewhere, Russia says ‘vigorous efforts needed to extend Russia-U.S. New Start arms control treaty.’  Also, as the ‘Biden administration’ presses Russia on releasing Alexei Navalny and imprisoned protesters basically puts it red fist in ‘President Biden’s’ face and brushes the senile fool off.   Finally, former Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker labels the People’s Republic of China as the “New Evil Empire” due to their appalling human rights record.
  73. 2021 Tuesday G: Alleged Chi-Com spy and honeypot participant Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell says, “The FBI cleared me of any hint of conspiring with the Chi-Coms against my country.’  Bulls**t, no one has cleared you of anything.  In other political news, people are championing Fox News Channel’s chief meteorologist Janice Dean as a potential GOP candidate for the governor of New York seeing as how she is immensely popular and Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo killed both her father-and-mother-in-law by putting COVID-19-infected patients into their rest home.  Yikes.  “Killer Cuomo” had better watch out…
  74. 2021 Tuesday H: The Vatican clears retired U.S. Bishop Joseph Hart of seven abuse charges.  Hart served the church in Cheyanne, Wyoming.  Next, we learn the new iPhone can screw up pacemakers and cause heart attacks.  Love that Chi-Com technology.   Next, we learn that the TSA now has been politicized as Jennifer Kerns of All-American Radio told Newsmax TV: TSA officials are blocking Global Entry of persons who served in the former Trump administration.  WTF!   Elsewhere, in a 78-22 vote in the U.S. Senate, Anthony Blinken is confirmed as the next U.S. Secretary of State even though the Chi-Coms have dumped loads of cash- tens of millions of dollars- into his back pocket.  His predecessor, Acting U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Bennett Smith stepped down from office on this date.[vi]  Also, Janet Yellen takes the oath of office which makes her the official U.S. Treasury Secretary.     In other news, 200 House Republicans vote to uphold the Hyde Amendment which prohibits the use of taxpayer dollars to fund the Pro-Death Movement.
  75. 2021 Tuesday I: In other shameful news, communist Jane Fonda is set to receive the Golden Globes Cecil B. DeMille Award.  Big whoop.  Meanwhile, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki- not wearing a mask and repeatedly wiping her nose with her bare hand- denies that her boss, ‘President’ Joe Biden ever labeled Donald Trump’s travel ban for COVID-19 as xenophobic or racist.  Uh, but he did, Jen!  In another incident of plagiarism, ‘President’ Joe Biden says he will ‘use the military to step up deliveries of the Chi-Vi vaccine.’  Your predecessor already set this in motion.   Also, regarding the Chi-Vi, Dr. Anthony Fauci- the highest-paid putz in the federal government- says he was disturbed by his former boss’ comments on the value of bleach and other disease-killing chemicals.  He maintains the 45th president was talking about ingesting such substances; however, if you listen to the tape, the president was discussing the therapeutic effects of such items and it’s too bad we could not find something that could do the same for the human body.    Finally, Kayleigh McEnany is set to return to Fox News Channel but now, that job offer is on hold.
  76. 2021 Tuesday J: DAY SEVEN OF THE BIDEN REGIME- stick around to discover what is going on across the country…well, you will all want to know this: the Fake News Media has now gone down the rabbit hole what with the Fresh Start program in which, much like George Orwell wrote in his classic book, “1984,” will rewrite ALL past news stories to remove unfavorable news about Democrats and will rehabilitate their images and history of doings.  ‘President’ Joe Biden and ‘Vice President’ Kamala Harris definitely need much rehabilitation because both put loads of minorities into prison with their racist criminal justice policies or their enforcement of those policies.   Meanwhile, far-left former Barack Hussein Obama first AG Eric Holder urges his fellow Democrats to STACK THE U.S. SUPREME COURT NOW.  And you honestly believe these people LOVE the United States of America as founded.
  77. 2021 Tuesday K: Governor Gavin Newsom of California is scrambling to reopen California as the move to recall the little POS now has more than 1.2 million signatures.  The problem for him is that very few liked him from the start nor are they in line with his harsh lockdowns and restrictions so when we hit 1.5 million signatures, the man is going to lose office like Gray Davis- another Democrat- did back in 2003 and citizens of the state liked him far more than the current bozo ruining the state.  (PS- he’s Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s nephew- that says so much).  Elsewhere, New Mexico- a state that threw in with “Pro-China Joe” Biden- is now going to feel the brunt of the ‘46th president’s’ energy policies losing thousands of jobs as the Green New Deal politics come to the fore.  Time to find ‘Republican judges’ and do to the Democratic-Socialists what they always do to Republican administrations and that is to hammer, hammer, hammer them with injunction after injunction after injunction.  We can do it so let’s do it!  Texas is beginning to do it NOW.
  78. 2021 Tuesday L: ‘President’ Joe Biden orders an end to publicly-funded private prisons.  Yet another XO, folks, 20 by our count.  Meanwhile, Senate ‘Majority Leader’ Charles “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says the Dems may advance a COVID-19 Relief Bill sans any GOP participation.  NOTE- whatever relief they give the American people, the American people will have to pay income taxes on whatever amount it is.  Elsewhere, former Democrat Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii labels ‘John Brennan and Adam Schiff as domestic enemies of the United States.  Next, a federal judge hammers ‘President’ Joe Biden’s XO putting all deportations on hold for 100 days.  About flipping time, federal judges, how about an injunction to overturn the halt to the Keystone XL Pipeline.  Finally, “Big Brother Joe” Biden vows to fight systemic racism in the country, racism that he and his former boss, Barack Hussein Obama had eight flipping years to fix and didn’t.  Of course, systemic racism does not exist, why do millions of people seek to come to our country?  Because it’s a wonderful place.
  79. 2021 Tuesday M: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 100,032,461 confirmed cases, +445,377, 2,149,818, confirmed deaths, +13,259, and 55,239,856 confirmed recoveries, +319,710.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 25,604,046 confirmed cases, up 229,745 from yesterday’s reporting, 427,069 confirmed deaths, UP 3,458, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP 36,070.
  80. 2021 Tuesday N: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,216,365 confirmed cases, 37,577 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,903 confirmed cases, 401 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 306,499 confirmed cases, 4,221 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: District of Columbia: currently, they have 35,700 confirmed cases, 888 confirmed deaths, but NO mention confirmed recoveries- come on, Mayor Bowser, share the figures.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 613,340 confirmed cases, 4,498 confirmed deaths, and 534,485 confirmed recoveries. 
  81. 2021 Tuesday O:  THE BIDEN AGENDA IS DESTROYING THE STOCK MARKET.  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,937.504 DOWN 22.96 points (-0.74%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,626.07, DOWN 9.93 points (-0.73%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,849.62, DOWN 5.74 points (-0.15%).  The price of GOLD is $1,849.60 per troy oz., -1.10 (-0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $25.50 per troy ounce, -0.038 (-0.15%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,107.20 per troy oz, -0.20 (-0.02%) while the price of COPPER is $3.62 per pound, +0.002 (+0.06%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,325.00 per troy oz, -21.90 (-0.93%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.17 per barrel, +0.16 (+0.30%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Iranian Rial equals 42,000.00 (same as last week).  That’s what a terrorism-based economy gets you.  Next, here is the conversion for one U.S. dollar and Bitcoin: 0.000031.  In other economic news, Target is giving all hourly workers a bonus of $500.  Don’t forget- you will pay taxes on this money…
  82. 2021 Tuesday P: ‘President’ Joe Biden’s Department of Justice ends the ‘zero tolerance’ rule for illegal aliens seeking to storm the country.   Elsewhere, after writing a BS story in the New Yorker Magazine, the company had to return the National Magazine Award.  One leftwing site after another lies, steals other people’s works, and spreads propaganda, yet they remain open while leftists pursue bloggers like us.  Meanwhile, a tornado touched down in Alabama killing one person and injuring at least 17 others.   Next, the U.S. is seriously considering forcing everyone who wants to board an airliner to take the Chi-Vi test, you know, the nasal swab for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Finally, the man given the nod to take John Robert’s place in the second impeachment trial of former President Donald J. Trump- Vermont Democrat Senator Patrick “Loose Lips” Leahy- suddenly is carted off to the hospital for an unspecified illness.  Crabs?
  83. 2021 Tuesday Q: Here are the numbers for the Mega Millions Draw #1628: 29, 49, 56, 66, 67, and Mega 24.  Out of 76,613 winning tickets, the highest winners in California were three people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $7,078 apiece.
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[i] We began promoting the music of the greatest British blues rock band, the Climax Blues Band, beginning on Monday, 16-September-2019 through Sunday, 27-October-2019.  This included the solo efforts of Pete Haycock and Colin Cooper.  We hope you will check them out and add them to your collection.

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

[iii] Not sure when we will promote the music of Van Halen but when we do, we will also present the music of Sammy Hagar so please stay tuned.

[iv] We look forward to doing the music of this famed funk-rock band.  The Ohio Players are amazing and what is even more exciting is the fact that the band is still alive today and performing to this day.

[v] We look forward to doing the music of this famed funk-rock band.  The Ohio Players are amazing and what is even more exciting is the fact that the band is still alive today and performing to this day.

[vi] Acting Secretary of State Daniel Bennett Smith first assumed office on January 20, 2021, briefly serving under President Donald J. Trump and then under Joe Biden until today.

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Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump cancels summit between the United States and North and South Korea after Kim Jong Un makes some nasty statements. The president also signs into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act which eases oversight for some banks punished during the preceding administration and provides economic aid to struggling taxpayers.

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144. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 24, 2021:

Whit Monday

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Elliot Richardson and Acting Bill Clements; U.S. Secretaries of State Edward Livingston and John Foster Dulles; Blue Öyster Cult featuring Albert Bouchard, Bob Dylan, Dire Straits featuring Guy Fletcher, Gene Clark, the Rolling Stones “Rock and Roll Circus” featuring Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful, and Wishbone Ash featuring Steve Upton:

  1. 1153 Sunday: Malcolm IV becomes the king of Scotland.
  2. 1610 Monday: Sir Thomas Gates institutes “Laws divine moral and marshal,” a harsh civil code for Jamestown.
  3. 1624 Friday: After years of unprofitable operation, Virginia’s charter underwent revocation making it a royal colony.
  4. 1689 Tuesday: The English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants.
  5. 1738 Saturday: John Wesley through his conversion launches the Methodist movement; Methodists celebrate the day as Aldersgate Day.  
  6. 1764 Thursday: Bostonian lawyer James Otis denounced “taxation without representation” and called for the colonies to unite in demonstrating their opposition to Britain’s new tax measures.
  7. 1775 Wednesday: Members of the Continental Congress elect John Hancock as their next president; he succeeds Peyton Randolph.
  8. 1809 Wednesday: In England, the Dartmoor Prison opens to house French prisoners of war.
  9. 1818 Sunday: General Andrew Jackson captures the city of Pensacola, Florida.
  10. 1824 Monday: Pope Leo XII- the 252nd Roman Catholic pontiff- proclaims a universal jubilee.
  11. 1830 Monday: The first passenger rail service in the U.S. commences—Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland.
  12. 1831 Tuesday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Livingston assumed office on this date.  First a Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until May 29, 1833.
  13. 1844 Friday: Samuel E.B. Morse transmitted the message “What hath God wrought” from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore as he formally opened America’s first telegraph line.
  14. 1846 Sunday: General Zachary Taylor captures the city of Monterey during Mexican American War of 1846-1848.
  15. 1856 Saturday: The Pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas.
  16. 1861 Friday:  Major General Benjamin Butler declares “slaves to be contraband of war.”
  17. 1862 Saturday: Westminster Bridge across the Thames River opens for business.
  18. 1877 Thursday: Future 75th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo is born in New York City on this date.  Republican President Herbert Hoover nominated him to fill the seat of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and he would serve from March 03, 1932 to July 09, 1938.
  19. 1878 Friday: The first American bicycle race took place in Boston.
  20. 1883 Thursday: President Chester Alan Arthur, Republican, and New York Governor Grover Cleveland, Democrat, dedicated the Brooklyn Bridge, linking Brooklyn and Manhattan together.
  21. 1889 Friday: Germany’s Reichstag passed a mandatory disability and old-age insurance law.
  22. 1899 Wednesday: W.T. McCullough opened the first auto repair shop in the nation and did so in Boston, Massachusetts.
  23. 1901 Friday: Seventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales.
  24. 1915 Monday: During World War I, Italy declares war on Austro-Hungary, which would become a horrible mistake for them.
  25. 1928 Thursday: A record 12 future Hall of Famers take the field as the Yankees beat the A’s 9-7.
  26. 1931 Sunday: B&O Railroad began service with the first passenger train to have air conditioning throughout it and the run was the one between New York City and Washington, D.C.
  27. 1935 Friday: The first Major League Baseball game played at night took place at Cincinnati’s Crosley Field as the Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-1.
  28. 1937 Monday: In a set of rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Social Security Act of 1935.
  29. 1940 Friday: During the Blitzkrieg through the West, German tanks reach Arras, after having fought off a sizeable French armored counterattack. Meanwhile, Netherlands’ Queen Wilhelmina to address her people via the BBC in London to surrender to the Nazis.  The Dutch military begins to demobilize.    
  30. 1941 Saturday: The German battleship Bismarck sank the British battle cruiser HMS Hood in the North Atlantic, killing all but three of the 1,418 men aboard.   Its accompanying ship- the HMS Prince of Wales- due to damage inflicted upon them by the German warships- is forced to break off contact and head back to home port.  Meanwhile, Robert Zimmerman—aka “Bob Dylan[i]”—was born in Duluth, Minnesota.
  31. 1942 Sunday: On the Eastern Front, Field Marshal Ewald von Kleist continues reducing the Barenkovo bridgehead as the Second Battle of Kharkov continues.  The Russians are losing loads of men, materiel, and any hope of beating the Nazis in 1942.  This will put the German armies on the drive towards the Caucasus, the oilfields at Baku, as well as on the eventual road to Stalingrad.
  32. 1943 Monday: On the Eastern Front, heavy fighting continues in the Caucasus as Soviet forces continue launching one attack after another, attacks, the Germans swiftly counterattack.  Overextended, they must pull back or risk being cut off from their supply lines.
  33. 1944 Wednesday: Voters in Iceland vote to sever all ties with Denmark.  Meanwhile, in Albania, Enver Hoxha becomes the head of the anti-fascist movement in his country’s fight to throw off Axis occupiers.  Elsewhere, the Germans in Italy continue a fighting retreat as they continue moving northward to fixed lines where they will set up their next defense.  The Allies continue in hot pursuit, every yard paid for in blood.
  34. 1945 Thursday: Fighting on Okinawa continues as the Japanese continue their fight to protect the home islands.
  35. 1946 Friday: Future longtime drummer with the British rock band, Wishbone Ash[ii] 1969-1990—Steve Upton—is born in Wrexham, Wales, on this date.
  36. 1947 Saturday: Future founding member and drummer with the East Coast rock band, Blue Öyster Cul[iii]t—Albert Bouchard—is born on this date in Watertown, N.Y.
  37. 1951 Thursday: Racial segregation in Washington, D.C. restaurants ruled to be illegal.
  38. 1954 Monday: IBM announces a vacuum tube ‘electronic’ brain that can perform 10 million operations an hour.  Elsewhere, the first moving sidewalk in a railroad station opened in Jersey City, N.J.   
  39. 1959 Sunday: Former 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles died in Washington, D.C. at age 71.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 01-26-1953 to 04-22-1959.
  40. 1960 Tuesday: Future multi-instrumentalist with the British rock band, Dire Straits [iv]1984-1997—Guy Fletcher—is born on this date in Maidstone, Kent, England.
  41. 1961 Wednesday: A group of Freedom Riders undergoes arrest after arriving at a bus terminal in Jackson, Mississippi charged with breaching the peace for entering white-designated areas.  They ended up serving 60 days in jail.
  42. 1962 Thursday: Astronaut Scott Carpenter became the second American to orbit the Earth as he flew aboard Aurora 7.
  43. 1965 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that a law that permits the U.S. Postal Service to intercept communist propaganda to be illegal.
  44. 1967 Wednesday: The American Football League grants a charter to the Cincinnati Bengals.
  45. 1968 Friday: Rolling Stones[v]’ vocalist Mick Jagger and girlfriend, Marianne Faithful undergo arrest over drug charges.  Meanwhile, their single, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” underwent released in the United Kingdom by Decca Records.
  46. 1973 Thursday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of Defense Elliot Richardson left office on this date and his replacement- Acting Secretary of Defense Bill Clements- took his place.  Richardson- a Republican- served under President Richard M. Nixon from January 30, 1973 until today.  Clements assumed the job today and served until July 02, 1973.  Clements, also a Republican, would eventually become both the 42nd and the 44th governors of Texas.
  47. 1974 Friday: American jazz composer and bandleader Duke Ellington, 75, died in New York.
  48. 1976 Monday: In their heavyweight-boxing match, Muhammad Ali scores a TKO in Round 5 over Richard Dunn.  Elsewhere, Britain and France opened trans-Atlantic Concorde supersonic transport service to Washington.  Finally, in the Judgement of Paris, wine testers rate wines from California higher than their French counterparts, challenging the notion of France being the foremost producer of the world’s best wines.
  49. 1980 Saturday: Iran rejects a demand by the World Court to release the American hostages. 
  50. 1981 Sunday: Bobby Unser wins, loses, and then wins a controversial Indy 500 race.
  51. 1983 Tuesday: The Supreme Court rules that the federal government can reject or refuse funding and tax breaks to schools that practice racial discrimination.
  52. 1985 Friday: About 10,000 people die when a cyclone roars into Bangladesh.
  53. 1986 Saturday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Montreal Canadiens beat the Calgary Flames 4 games to 1.  Meanwhile, Margaret Thatcher becomes the first British prime minister to visit the state of Israel.
  54. 1989 Wednesday: The action-adventure movie, “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” starring Harrison Ford and Sean Connery, was released by Paramount Pictures.
  55. 1991 Friday: In Sherman Oaks, California, Gene Clark, founding member of the Los Angeles rock group, the Byrds[vi], dies at age 46 due to a heart attack, most likely related to overuse of drugs.    
  56. 1993 Monday: Eritrea gains independence from Ethiopia after a 30-year civil war.
  57. 1994 Tuesday: A federal judge sentenced four jihadists whom a federal jury convicted of bombing New York’s World Trade Center in 1993 to 240 years in prison—may the Islamist scum live long and suffer.
  58. 2000 Wednesday: After 22 years of keeping the peace, Israeli Defense Forces withdraw from southern Lebanon.
  59. 2001 Thursday: When the floor of a Jerusalem wedding hall collapsed beneath dancing guests, sending them plunging several stories into the basement, 23 people died and countless others suffered injury.  Meanwhile in the United States, following the desertion of “Jumping Jim” Jeffords, GOP senator from Vermont, going over to the Democratic Party, the Dems capture the U.S. Senate for the first time since 1994.
  60. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush, trying to dispel rising doubts about the Iraq War, declared the United States would stay in Iraq until it was free and democratic and suggested that additional Coalition troops might have to go there to stop enemy forces bent on destroying the new government.  Elsewhere, North Korea bans cellphones.  Question: who has a cellphone there?
  61. 2009 Sunday: In Rabat, Morocco, at the Mawazine World Music Festival, a stampede claims the life of at least one person and injures another 15 or so festival goers.
  62. 2010 Monday: After a North Korean submarine sinks South Korea’s ROKS Cheonan, South Korea cuts off trade with North Korea and announces that NO North Korean vessels can no longer use South Korean waters.  Meanwhile, the governments of South Korea and the United States are pressing the Chi-Coms to allow them to hold the North Koreans accountable for their horrendous crimes.
  63. 2011 Tuesday: Once an ‘ally of the United States during the presidency of President George W. Bush- Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi now is target #1 for the Obama administration.  Following a NATO airstrike on Gaddafi’s home, smoke is seen billowing out of it.  The Libyan government reports the deaths of at least three people; however, there is no confirmation that Gaddafi is among the corpses.  What the hell is President Barack Obama up to?
  64. 2012 Thursday: The droner-in-chief does it again- a U.S. drone strike- all of which are approved by President Barack Hussein Obama- kills 10 bad guys in North Waziristan, Pakistan.  You go, President Obama, you go.
  65. 2013 Friday: London’s Metropolitan police remove belongings and sleeping bags of homeless people as part of ‘a policy of reducing the impact of “rough sleepers” on the community.  “Rough sleepers’ is the euphemistic term the Brits use for the ‘homeless,’ sort of like Americans have a euphemistic term- ‘urban outdoorsmen.’
  66. 2014 Saturday: South African President Jacob Zuma takes the oath of office for his second five-year term of office.  Meanwhile, in Florence, Italy, reality TV star and slut, Kim Kardashian marries rapper business mogul, Kanye West.  However, their first child, North West, was born seven months prior to the BIG EVENT but the couple has been together since 2012—why did you not get married before the birth of your child?
  67. 2015 Sunday: As usual, things are out of control in Afghanistan as the war that never seems to want to end continues claiming more lives.  The Taliban launch an assault on checkpoints in Helmand Province killing at least 10 Afghan law enforcement officers and most likely wounding numerous others.  Light this riffraff up.
  68. 2016 Tuesday: Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial for sexual assault in Norristown, Pennsylvania.  Elsewhere, Vladimir Putin’s thugs conducting a reign of terror in the Donbass kill at least seven Ukrainian soldiers as they carry out hit-and-run attacks.  Meanwhile, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announces that the federal government will seek the death penalty for the scumbag Dylann Roof who killed nine black Americans during a Bible study session on June 17, 2015.  This horrendous event occurred at the Charleston, South Carolina, Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in a misguided white supremacist assault.  (Note- we thought the police should have shot that little POS Roof dead at the time and spared the taxpayers the cost of his trial).
  69. 2017 Wednesday: Taiwan- after their highest court gave the okay- is on its way to becoming the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.  (Note- the Chi-Coms must be pretty flipping angry over this event).  Elsewhere, an obnoxious reporter covering the election for the at-large district in Montana gets body-slammed by GOP candidate Greg Gianforte, the reporter rushes off to the cops.  (Note- probably working for the Democrat Rob Quist). 
  70. 2018 Thursday: CNN reports several women accusing actor Morgan Freeman of sexual assault.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump cancels summit between the United States and North and South Korea after Kim Jong Un makes some nasty statements.  The president also signs into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act which eases oversight for some banks punished during the preceding administration and provides economic aid to struggling taxpayers.  Elsewhere, as Bangladesh police forces continue to crack down on narcotraffickers, news media reports at least 52 criminals have been shot to death over the past 10 days.
  71. 2019 Friday: Brazil’s Supreme Court votes to make homophobia and transphobia crimes.  They have loads of them down there.  Attended Carnival lately?  Elsewhere, Governor Mike Parsons, R-MO, signs into law House Bill 126 that- once it becomes law on August 28, 2019- will prohibit nearly ALL abortions within the Show Me State at or after eight weeks unless in the most extreme circumstances.  Anyone who provides such services at or after eight weeks will face 5-to-15 years in state prison.  Of course, the liberals go berserk.  The Pro-Death Movement cannot stand it when it suffers a direct hit against their barbaric, Satanic practices.
  72. 2020 Sunday: While it would be great to inform the world that the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis had vanished, sadly, it has not nor has Blue State governors desire to keep everyone in lockdown mode.  Thankfully, people are standing up and disobeying these totalitarians and with ever-warmer weather coming, people will no longer allow political losers to cage them, willingly; we will fight back.  Here are the global stats for the day: 5,400,604 confirmed cases, 344,760 confirmed deaths, and 2,175,682 confirmed recoveries, the last number of which is amazing- nit gives us hope.
  73. 2020 Sunday A: Here are the stats for the United States: 1,677,436 confirmed cases, 98,024 confirmed deaths, and 341,717 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has dedicated chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the Golden State numbers: 92,710 confirmed cases, 3,774 confirmed deaths, but like every single day, NO mention of confirmed recoveries because Gov. Gavin Newsom continues playing politics.  Time to launch a new recall and make sure we get everyone to sign it- including the state’s 8 million illegal aliens.  Next in Hawaii, here are the numbers: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 579 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Gov. Ige.  Finally, in Washington where hack Governor Jay Inslee holds dictatorial power, here are the numbers: 19,756 confirmed cases, 1,061 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Washingtonians need to recall Gov. Inslee, too, the man is a political hack and must go.
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Jethro Tull came together in December of 1967 in Bedfordshire, England, in the town of Luton.  Their first album, “This Was,” came out on October 25, 1968 and showed that this hard-rocking blues band had numerous other elements involved in their musical makeup, elements that would make them global superstars in a few short years.  At the forefront of the group stood Ian Anderson (guitars, vocals, flute, keyboards), along with Mick Abrahams (guitars/vocals), Glenn Cornick (bass and harmonica), and Clive Bunker (drums and percussion).  It is difficult to put the band into a category because included with the rocking blues were also acoustic elements from English folk music.  Add to that the fact that the show they put on before frenzied crowds was mesmerizing what with Ian Anderson standing on one leg like a flamingo while playing the flute.  We highly recommend this CD to all fans of British rock-and-roll and you can get in on the ground floor by visiting whatever site you do for the absolute best in rock music.

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[i] Not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Bob Dylan but one day, we sure heck we do.  Stay tuned.

[ii] We began celebrating the music of Wishbone Ash beginning on Sunday, October 28, 2018 and continued it through Sunday, January 06, 2019.  From there, we covered the music of Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash beginning on January 07, 2019 through Sunday, January 13, 2019.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection of the BEST rock-and-roll music.  You will be glad you did.

[iii] We are not sure when we will begin offering the music of Blue Öyster Cult but expect it will be sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned.

[iv] We hope to offer the music of Dire Straits sometime in 2021-2022.  Please stay tuned.

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

[vi] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Sadly, we were shortsighted at the time that we did not present the various members’ solo projects but one day, we hope to rectify that error.

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Elsewhere, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu rages on and with the loss of Huguette 1, the People’s Army now is able to blanket the remnants of the airfield as well as the drop zones for reinforcements sent in by air drop. Communist artillery is able to blanket much of the base, taking out supplies as well as causing havoc among the remaining supply vehicles. A counterattack to re-seize Huguette 1 from the communists is planned for tomorrow.

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112. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2021:

DAY NINETY-THREE OF THE BIDEN REGIME

Oklahoma Day (Oklahoma), Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, and for liberal dimwits, it’s “Earth Day!”[i]

President (and Vice President) Richard M. Nixon; U.S. Supreme Court Associate (and Chief) Justice Harlan F. Stone; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McKinley; U.S. Secretaries of State John Foster Dulles and Christian Herter;  U.S. Secretary of War Alexander Ramsey; Humble Pie featuring Peter Frampton, Mike + the Mechanics featuring Paul Carrack, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Jack Nitzche, the Rolling Stones featuring Keith Richards, and the Woodstock Music Festival featuring Richie Havens:

  1. 296 Wednesday: St. Caius ends his reign as the 28th Roman Catholic Pope.  He first assumed his position on December 17, 283.
  2. 536 Sunday: St. Agapitus I ends his reign as the 57th Roman Catholic Pope.  He assumed his position on May 13, 535.
  3. 1370 Sunday:  In Paris, construction on the Bastille commences.
  4. 1500 Sunday: Portuguese navigator Pedro Alvares Cabral discovered Brazil on this date.
  5. 1509 Thursday: Upon the death of his father, King Henry VII, Henry VIII ascended the English throne.
  6. 1521 Friday: The king of France, Francois I, declares war on neighboring Spain. 
  7. 1529 Monday: Through the Treaty of Saragossa, Spain and Portugal divided the New World between them.
  8. 1792 Sunday: President George Washington proclaimed American neutrality in the war in Europe.
  9. 1793 Monday: President George Washington attends Rickett’s, the first circus to appear in the new United States of America.
  10. 1837 Saturday: The 27th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McKinley assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Martin Van Buren nominated his fellow Democrat to fill a new seat on the Supreme Court.  Associate Justice McKinley served from today until July 19, 1852.
  11. 1838 Sunday: The English ship Sirius docks in New York City; it is the first steamship to cross the Atlantic.
  12. 1861 Monday: General Robert E. Lee becomes head of the Confederate forces of Virginia.
  13. 1864 Friday: Congress authorized the use of the phrase, “In God We Trust,” which first appears on two-cent U.S. coins.
  14. 1876 Saturday: In the first official National League baseball game, Boston defeated Philadelphia by a final score of 6-5.
  15. 1884 Tuesday: The United States recognizes King Leopold II of Belgium’s Congo Free State.
  16. 1889 Monday: At high noon, the Oklahoma Land Rush begins; within hours, the cities of Oklahoma City and Guthrie form with populations of at least 10,000 citizens.
  17. 1897 Thursday: In New York City, the Jewish newspaper, “Forward,” begins publication and is still in print today.
  18. 1898 Friday: The first shot of the Spanish-American War occurred on this date when the USS Nashville captured a Spanish merchant ship on the high seas.
  19. 1903 Wednesday: In St. Paul, Minnesota, the 32nd U.S. Secretary of War Alexander Ramsey, died at age 87.  A Republican, Ramsey served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from 12-10-1879 to 03-05-1881.
  20. 1914 Wednesday: Mexico severs diplomatic relations with the United States.  Elsewhere, Babe Ruth makes his pitching debut as a pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles.
  21. 1915 Thursday: The use of chemical weapons in World War I escalates when the Germans release chlorine gas in the Second Battle of Ypres.  French defenders flee the town of Ypres but Canadian reinforcements appear on scene and manage to hold the Germans in check.  On the Eastern Front, the Russians are having mixed success as they fight their way through the Carpathian Mountain pass of Uzhok.  Austro-Hungarian troops have managed to stem the tide but a counterattack towards the town of Styrj is repulsed.  Elsewhere, the New York Yankees wore pinstripes and the hat-in-the-ring logo for the first time.
  22. 1916 Saturday: Allied forces in German East Africa continue their pursuit of the Kaiser’s forces but as is the norm, every time the British and Commonwealth troops think they have brought them to a decisive battle, they manage to disappear into the tropical rain forests.
  23. 1917 Sunday: British and Ottoman Turkish forces come to battle on the western side of the Tigris River in Mesopotamia.  Elsewhere, the Siege of Kut continues as the Turks continue their ongoing bombardment of the fabled town.  The British and Indian troops got themselves caught in a trap from which there was no extrication and men and animals were dying of starvation and thirst.  The Turks continue giving them opportunities to surrender but a British force this size has never surrendered in the field.
  24. 1918 Monday: With the Russians out of World War I, Austro-Hungarian reinforcements are beginning to arrive in Belgium from the Eastern Front.  The Germans are going to go for broke in a desperate bid to win the war. 
  25. 1930 Tuesday: In London, the United States, Great Britain, and the Empire of Japan sign a naval treaty, which spells out which each nation’s naval fleet can be as well as the number of ships it might have—the Japanese did not like this.
  26. 1931 Wednesday: James G. Ray landed an autogiro on the lawn of the White House on this date.
  27. 1937 Thursday: Jack Nitzche—future keyboardist with Crazy Horse[ii] (1970-71), Quicksilver Messenger Service[iii] in the mid-1970s, and with other bands—was born on this date in Chicago, Illinois.
  28. 1938 Friday: 45 workers died in a coalmine explosion at Keen Mountain in Buchanan County, Virginia.
  29. 1940 Monday: North of Lillehammer, Norway, British resistance is beginning to collapse against the Nazi drive to secure the nation and stamp out all resistance.  The Brits will soon be attempting to find ways to evacuate their forces.
  30. 1941 Tuesday: Fighting around Dessie in East Africa begins to subside.  Remaining Italian forces commence falling back with South African troops following swiftly behind them.
  31. 1942 Wednesday: British and Chinese troops are preparing to make a stand at Meiktila in Burma in the hope of stunting the ongoing Imperial Japanese assault. 
  32. 1943 Thursday: The Luftwaffe continues the attempt to get supplies to the trapped Afrika Korps in Tunisia; however, without control of the skies, the Luftwaffe is losing too many planes in the endeavor what with the loss of 30 transports being shot down just today.
  33. 1944 Saturday: During World War II, Adolf Hitler, and Benito Mussolini, meet at Salzburg, Austria, to confer on war aims.  Meanwhile in the Pacific Theater, U.S. forces began invading Japanese-held New Guinea with amphibious landings at Hollandia and Aitape.
  34. 1945 Sunday: Chief of the SS Heinrich Himmler meets with Swedish Count Bernadotte and gives him a proposal to carry to the Allies: the Germans will surrender to the Western Allies BUT NOT to the Soviet Union.  The Swiss diplomat agrees to pass the message to the Allies.  Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater, American and Filipino forces continue liberating the Philippines as they land on lesser islands and begin going after Japanese garrisons.
  35. 1946 Monday: In Washington, D.C., Harlan F. Stone, died.  President Calvin Coolidge nominated Stone to fill Associate Justice Joseph McKenna’s seat.  In this role, the 73rd over-all justice served from 03-02-1925 to 07-03-1941. President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated the Republican justice to fill Charles Evans Hughes’ seat which made Stone the 12th Chief Justice of the United States.  In this capacity, he served from 07-03-1941 to 04-22-1946.
  36. 1950 Saturday: Peter Frampton, future lead guitarist and vocalist with the British bands, the Herd and Humble Pie[iv], and later of a solo career lasting until today was born in Beckenham, Kent, England, on this date.
  37. 1951 Sunday: In Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK, Paul Carrack future vocalist/guitarist with Mike + the Mechanics[v] is born.
  38. 1952 Tuesday: An atomic bomb test in Nevada became the first nuclear explosion shown on live network television as a B-50 Superfortress dropped a 31-kiloton bomb on the desert floor.
  39. 1954 Thursday: Live television coverage of the U.S. Senate’s Army-McCarthy hearings begins on this date.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu rages on and with the loss of Huguette 1, the People’s Army now is able to blanket the remnants of the airfield as well as the drop zones for reinforcements sent in by air drop.  Communist artillery is able to blanket much of the base, taking out supplies as well as causing havoc among the remaining supply vehicles.  A counterattack to re-seize Huguette 1 from the communists is planned for tomorrow.  New units are being formed using remnants of others.  This attack must succeed at all costs.[vi]
  40. 1955 Friday: The U.S. Congress orders the inscription “In God We Trust” on all coins minted in the United States.
  41. 1959 Wednesday: The 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles left his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower/ served from January 26, 1953 until today.  His replacement, the 53rd U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter took his position.  He also served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today until January 20, 1961.  
  42. 1967 Saturday: Randy Matson set a world record with a shot-put toss of 71 feet, and 5.5 inches at College Station, Texas.
  43. 1970 Wednesday: Millions of Americans concerned about the environment observed the first “Earth Day.”[vii]
  44. 1976 Thursday: Barbara Walters becomes the first female nightly news anchor on network television.
  45. 1979 Sunday: To keep Keith Richards out of a Canadian prison, the Rolling Stones[viii] perform a free concert in that nation.
  46. 1983 Friday: The West German news magazine Stern announced the discovery of 60 volumes of personal diaries purportedly written by Adolf Hitler; however, the diaries turned out to be nothing more than a hoax.
  47. 1987 Wednesday: The American Physical Society said that the “Star Wars” missile system was ‘highly questionable’ and would require 10 years of research.
  48. 1989 Saturday: In the MLB, Nolan Ryan strikes out Ricky Henderson for his 5,000th strikeout.
  49. 1990 Sunday: After 39 months of captivity, Muslim extremists in Lebanon release American captive, Robert Polhill.
  50. 1992 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., a museum for the Holocaust opens to the public.
  51. 1993 Thursday: The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum was dedicated in Washington, D.C., to honor the victims of Nazi extermination.
  52. 1994 Friday: Four days after suffering a stroke, Richard M. Nixon, the 37th President of the United States, died in a New York hospital; he was 81-years old  Prior to becoming president, Nixon served as the nation’s 36th vice president from 1953-1961 under President Dwight D. Eisenhower.  Meanwhile, Michael Moorer beats Evander Holyfield to win the heavyweight boxing title of the world.
  53. 1995 Saturday: George Foreman beat Axel Schultz in 12 rounds to win the heavyweight boxing title of the world.  With this victory, Foreman improved his pro record to 74-4 and retained the IBF heavyweight title and won the vacant World Boxing Union, aka WBU, title.  Conversely, Schultz’s record dropped to 21-2-1.
  54. 1997 Tuesday: The Peruvian government sent commandos into the Japanese ambassador’s residence to put an end to a 126-day hostage crisis; all 14 Tupac Amaru rebels lost their lives while all 72 hostages were rescued; however, one died later due to gunshot wounds.  
  55. 2003 Tuesday: The Third World wins yet again as the new International Criminal Court selects Argentine lawyer Luis Moreno Ocampo to become the first prosecutor of the new world court.  Instead of choosing American or Europeans to do the honors, they did into the bowels of the Third World to find left-wing individuals to do the dirty work.
  56. 2004 Thursday: On this tragic day, U.S. Army Ranger Pat Tillman, who’d traded in a multi-million-dollar NFL contract to serve in Afghanistan, was killed by friendly fire; he was 27.  Elsewhere, the U.N. Security Council- calling upon all 191 member nations to assist- orders an investigation into the corruption surrounding the “Oil for Food” program set up after the First Gulf War back in 1991.  The program allowed Saddam Hussein to sell oil to the rest of the world in exchange for food.
  57. 2005 Friday: In a federal court, terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui pleads guilty to terrorism charges.  The POS scumbag overslept and failed to show up when the four planes took off on September 11, 2001.  The so-called 20th hijacker will be in prison for years to come…or so we hope.
  58. 2006 Saturday: In Kharkov in the Ukraine, two homemade bombs detonate in two grocery stores injuring 14 people.   Meanwhile, a Taliban roadside bomb claims the lives of four Canadian soldiers. 
  59. 2007 Sunday: “Former Islamist” (NO one is ever a ‘former Islamist’) Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has given the ‘okay’ for the arrest of, detention of, and even the torture of Christian citizens within his country.  Could we see another Armenian Genocide brewing here?  Erdogan is little more than a big piece of festering pig crap and so wants to be a DICTATOR.   Someone needs to eliminate this guy.
  60. 2008 Tuesday: In the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Primary, candidate Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY, wins big, giving Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, a big smackdown.   Meanwhile, a federal grand jury in Las Vegas, Nevada, indicts an unidentified suspect on possession of ricin, a nerve agent.
  61. 2009 Wednesday: Japan reports its first trade deficit since 1981.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate Intel Committee announces that the Bush administration authorized the use of torture ahead of the capture of foreign jihadists on the battlefield.   The report also noted the calls for use of a specialized facility where ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ would be utilized such as ones learned by the U.S. military from its returned POWs from North Korea during the Korean War.  Wow.
  62. 2010 Thursday: The British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon rig that blew up two days prior begins to sink into the Gulf of Mexico; crude oil leaks into the surrounding waters at an alarming rate.   Authorities estimate at least 8,000 barrels of crude oil are going into the Gulf of Mexico every day as well as diesel fuel that the resulting explosion failed to consume.  Meanwhile, 11 people are still missing…
  63. 2011 Friday: After airstrikes destroy 30 – 40 per cent of Libya’s ground forces, U.S. Admiral Mike Mullen states the war is moving toward a stalemate.  Elsewhere, things go awry in the Gaza Strip when a mysterious blast at a factory- probably a bomb-making factory if you will- occurs sending three fortunate souls to meet with Allah sooner than expected and leaving another three wishing they could have gone with their buddies.  Exercise more caution, jihadis.
  64. 2012 Sunday: The U.S. military is faced with having to monitor its servicemen-and-women in Afghanistan after reports of opiate and other drug usage, as well as distribution, begin to arise.  Of course, this smacks of the Vietnam War Era when numerous service personnel were hooked on opiates or involved in their trafficking.   Meanwhile, naval forces from both Russia and the People’s Republic of China participate in joint exercises in the Yellow Sea.
  65. 2013 Monday: The News Corporation phone hacking scandal results in the company’s agreement to pay $139 million to American shareholders.  Elsewhere, the first performer at the Woodstock Music Festival of 1969, 5:07 to 7:00 P.M.—Richie Havens[ix]—died on this date in Jersey City, N.J. at age 72.  Elsewhere, fighting between Nigerian troops and Boko Haram human scum continues in Borno state.   Human rights activists are blasting the Nigerians but local military authorities claim they are ‘inflating the numbers.’
  66. 2014 Tuesday:  An American, Meb Keflezighi, wins the men’s Boston Marathon, one year after two jihadist brothers from Chechnya bombed the race the previous year; an American last won the men’s race in 1983.  Elsewhere, a Russian court orders Alexei Navalny, an anti-Putin, pro-democracy Russian political activist, to pay the sum of 300,000 rubles to settle a libel suit made by a Putin stooge whom Navalny labeled a drug addict.
  67. 2015 Wednesday: Following a long battle over abortion in the U.S. Senate passes by a unanimous vote a bill to combat human trafficking.  Elsewhere, following disputes between the European Union and Russian natural gas giant, Gazprom, the European Union threatens to launch an anti-trust suit against the company, a company that supplies natural gas to much of the European Continent.  How is this going to end?
  68. 2016 Friday: Mayor Boris Johnson of London is peeved with U.S. President Barack Obama.  The 44th president has this effect on people.  Regarding Brexit, Mayor BoJo, also a member of the British Cabinet, says of President Obama that he is both ‘hypocritical and inconsistent’ in putting in his two cents regarding the desire of the British people to undergo Brexit.  What right does the Bamster have telling another country- especially our oldest ally- to NOT do something.  
  69. 2017 Saturday: As the Trump transition continues, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy gets the axe and is sent packing.  For the time being, Deputy Surgeon General Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams will serve as the Acting Surgeon General.  Elsewhere, angry Venezuelans continue protesting against the regime of faux President Nicolas Maduro. 
  70. 2018 Sunday: A bus crash in northern North Korea kills at least 36 people, most of them Chinese tourists.  WTF is there to see in North Korea other than pain, misery, and suffering?   Meanwhile, Saudi warplanes kill 20-plus people at a wedding in northwestern Yemen.   Target: Houthi rebels so the wedding attendees most likely were terrorists.
  71. 2019 Monday: ‘Nobody’ Congressman Seth Moulton, DS-MA 6th congressional district says, ‘I am running for the Democratic Party’s 2020 Presidential nomination.’  Big deal.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration directs that ALL nations buying oil from Iran stop doing so by May 01 so that they can cripple the country economically and stop their march towards the development of nuclear weapons.  
  72. 2020 Wednesday: At the time of this publishing, the confirmed cases of the Chinese Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka COVID-19, aka Coronavirus, aka Wuhan Flu, aka the Kung Flu around the planet sit at 2,614,040 what with confirmed deaths at 182,004 but confirmed recoveries at 706,636.  In the United States, confirmed total number of cases is 840,625 what with 46,996 confirmed deaths and 76,864 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the s-hole country where this all began- the People’s Republic of China- the Chin continue claiming 83,868 confirmed cases and 4,636 confirmed deaths.  How interesting is that?  Western intelligence agencies have reported a greater number of deaths that dwarf anything the communist government claims is the truth.  Shame on them.
  73. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 144,025,288 confirmed cases, +1,013,182, 3,062,087  confirmed deaths, +15,938, and 82,570,488 confirmed recoveries, +590,604.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,039,261 confirmed cases, UP 160,965 from yesterday’s reporting, 574,418 confirmed deaths, UP 1,717, (figures for the U.S. are the same as yesterday’s) and 119,051,035 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.[x] 
  74. 2021 Thursday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 250,546 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  75. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,725,196 confirmed cases, 61,170 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,191,038 confirmed cases, 34,696 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,885 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 392,013 confirmed cases, 5,466 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New Mexico, the fictional home of “Breaking Bad”: they have 195,793 confirmed cases, 4,022 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[xi]   
  76. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,807 confirmed cases, 6,346 confirmed deaths, and 829,127 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Moldova, a former piece of the old Soviet Union: 247,391 cases of the virus, 5,643 confirmed deaths and 234,204 confirmed recoveries.[xii]    In other foreign Chi-Vi news, we learned today that FAKE Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines have been discovered in countries such as Mexico and Poland.
  77. 2021 Thursday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,815.90, DOWN 321.41 points (-0.94%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,818.41, DOWN 131.81 points (-0.94%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,134.98, DOWN 38.44 points (-0.92%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $61.78 per barrel, +0.35 (+0.57%).  The price of GOLD is $1,784.20 per troy oz., +2.30 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $26.18 per troy ounce, -0.01 (-0.02%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,206.50 per troy oz, -2.00 (-0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.27 per pound, -0.01 (-0.19%).[xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,828.60 per troy oz, -47.13 (-1.64%).[xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $29,200.00 per troy oz., -300.00 (-1.02%).[xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000019.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Iraqi Dinar, one greenback equals 1,460.00 and in Jamaican dollar, a buck equals 150.04.[xvi]   In other business news, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘small business owners cannot find enough employees.’
  78. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.979 per gallon, $2.808 in Florida, $3.758 in Hawaii, and $3.397 in Washington state.[xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Maryland: $2.772.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,201,534,976,782 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  79. 2021 Thursday F: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE- a new report hit the news cycle today suggesting that Health and Human Services, an agency headed by Secretary Xavier Becerra, a man who never met an illegal alien he did not want to protect or a baby to abort, is paying travel expenses for (NAMBLA) and other groups to come pick up illegal alien brats and then take them elsewhere in the country.  Shady foster care services are making BIG BUCKS right now caring for illegal alien minors.  Meanwhile, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, RINO, calls Joe Biden on the spot demanding that the feeble old coot declare a “CRISIS” along the southern border.  Speaking of calling a ‘crisis’ a ‘crisis,’ Politico has forbidden its employees from labeling the southern border crisis a ‘crisis.’  Sad.  (Note- Congressman Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden won’t visit the border so he won’t be forced into acknowledging we have a BORDER CRISIS.’   In other border news, Congresswoman Lisa McClain, R-MI 10th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is aiding the Mexican drug cartels by taking the illegal alien kids and distributing them across the country.’  Can we stop doing this, Joe?   Congressman Darrell Issa, R-CA 50th congressional district, points out that resistance in Arizona to mass illegal alien invasion shows there are problems in the White House.
  80. 2021 Thursday G: EARTH DAY CLIMATE COMMUNISM NEWS- Conservative commentators with the balls to call out Joe Biden point out that his so-called ‘climate summit’ is little more than a gift to the Chi-Coms who will agree to anything and then forge ahead with their plans.  Who can blame them?  Since it’s ‘Earth Day,’ Joe Biden rolls out sweeping new climate goals that are little more than open doorways for communism to consume both the country and the world.  Thanks, Joe.   Speaking of our drooling commander-in-chief, Climate Change protesters pushed pink wheelbarrows full of steer manure through the streets of Washington, D.C. and dumped them out in front of the White House.  They claim Old Joe is full of s**t.  Wow.  Meanwhile, it’s another Earth Day so it’s another opportunity for angry teenager Greta Thunberg to lambaste the world’s politicians once again.  Young lady, why don’t you row your boat to Beijing and tell comrade Xi Jinping how HE is responsible for f**king up the world?  You might find yourself vacationing in Xinjiang Province.   
  81. 2021 Thursday H: JOE BIDEN NEWS I- In an interesting turn of events, Joe Biden is expected to call the ‘Armenian Genocide’ the ‘Armenian Genocide.’  This is going to drive the Turks berserk.  F**k them.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden is talking about raising the capital gains tax to 39.6-to-43.3-percent which collapsed the stock markets today (see Thursday 2021 D) and will kill all further business development and progress.  Thanks, Joe, thanks.  Next, “Kooky Kamala” Harris is set to speak with Guatemalan officials on Monday, seeking ways to ‘fix’ the ongoing illegal alien crisis.
  82. 2021 Thursday I: POLITICAL NEWS I- Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says he ‘won’t budge on the Senate filibuster.’  Next, Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, is going to visit Iowa on June 29, 2021, to help fellow GOP politicians in election bids.  Some believe this is testing the waters for a run in 2024, something with which, we don’t concur.  Moving on, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill that would make Washington, D.C., a state, something the U.S. Constitution expressly forbids.  It moves onto the U.S. Senate.
  83. 2021 Thursday J: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT NEWS- Governor J. Kevin Stitt, R-OK, signed a pair of bills into law today that protect motorists from ‘protesters.’  Not long after he did that, there was an INSURRECTION in the State House in which, a bunch of BLM supporters stormed the building and had to be tossed out on their butts by security.  Excellent.   Next, the POS Islamist from Syria[xix], let in on the refugee program under President Barack Hussein Obama who shot up the King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado, is being charged with having a high-capacity magazine.  Say it ain’t so!  Next, Columbus, Ohio, following the death of a 16-year-old Ma’ Khia Bryant was shot dead by a police officer yesterday as she was in the act of stabbing another young girl, protests and riots are occurring in the city, especially after troglodyte LeBron “Fecal Matter” James poured gasoline all over the fire yesterday with a threatening tweet against the officer involved in the action.  Look, when you are threatening someone with an 8-eight-inch blade and you are overheard saying, “I’M GOING TO STAB THE F**K OUT OF YOU, BITCH,” was the officer supposed to stand aside and watch the deed done?  Enough with this bulls**t.  Moving on, Tucker Carlson reported tonight on his Fox News Channel program that SEXUAL ASSAULTS in New York City this past couple of months are UP by…get this…322-percent.  Gee whiz.  WTF is Mayor Bill “The Blank” Di Blasio doing to halt this horrendous sexual crime wave?  Nothing.  Finally, the POS Bangladeshi that tried to carry out a suicide bombing in the Times Square subway station received a life term in federal prison today.   
  84. 2021 Thursday K: SUPREME COURT NEWS- On a 6-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court rejects limits imposed on life sentences for juveniles.  This led to Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor slamming her fellow justices- but Brett Kavanaugh in particular- noting that the newer justices are willing to overturn precedent extremely easy.   Speaking of liberals, Democrats are demanding (don’t they always) that Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett recuse herself from a donor privacy case.  C’mon, Dems NEVER recuse themselves from anything.   Speaking of the nation’s high court, GOP senators are speaking out against the Democratic Party’s twisted scheme of packing the court.[xx]
  85. 2021 Thursday L: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS- The Department of Homeland Security reveals yet another cybersecurity hack into U.S. systems, blaming the Russkies when everyone knows it’s the Chi-Coms doing the evil deeds.  Next, the U.S. Senate passes a bill making it a crime to practice Asian Hate.  Folks, the Dems must tell the BLACK DEMOCRATS to stop attacking the ASIAN DEMOCRATS.  Everyone knows what has been going on, black Americans assaulting Asian Americans and for what?  Did the Dems mobilize their shock troops to commit these heinous acts?  We think so.  Next, former aide to former Governor Chris “Krispy Kreme” Christie, Bridget Kelly, says the ‘big oaf is unfit to ever become president.’  He engineered ‘Bridgegate’ and Ms. Kelly underwent two criminal trials, was facing prison until the Supreme Court tossed this bogus case.   Elsewhere, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, is scheduled to give the rebuttal to Joe Biden’s upcoming ‘address’ to a joint session of Congress. 
  86. 2021 Thursday M: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS I- Late last night, the so-called ‘religion of peace’ (you know of whom we speak) carried out a suicide car-bombing outside a luxury hotel in Quetta, Pakistan.  The resulting explosion killed four and wounded at least 11.  Supposedly, the Chi-Com ambassador was on site so no one knows for sure whether he was the target or it was just another day at the office for the jihadists.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, is putting forth a bill designed to crack down on People’s Republic of China infiltrating our institutions of higher learning.  Good.  Next, Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, slams the enfeebled Joe Biden over his crackpot plans for rejoining with the Iranians in the deeply flawed JCPOA.   Moving on, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador suggests the U.S. could give eventual U.S. citizenship for illegal aliens willing to plant trees.  How about they plant them in YOUR country?).
  87. 2021 Thursday N: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS II- A new report suggests that the Russians are suspected of launching directed energy attacks on U.S. military personnel.  Okay, uh, when claims of Vladimir Putin placing bounties atop the heads of U.S. soldiers led to demands that President Donald J. Trump go to war with the Russkies, how come the very same voices aren’t demanding that Joe Biden go to war?  Speaking of the Russians, it appears they have blinked and have pulled their forces back from the eastern border of Ukraine.  Wow.  Joe scared them?  In other ‘foreign news,’ a team of scientists are urging Congress to release more information on UFOs after one incident comes to light in which, a UFO going along at 120 miles per hour over Puerto Rico suddenly splits in two and heads off in different directions.  Folks, we have a problem on this planet.  What are we going to do about it?  (Note- this incident occurred back in 2013 so why are we just hearing about it now?)  Finally, at the upcoming meeting of House Republicans, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that President Donald J. Trump WON’T be addressing the group.

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[i] Folks, we are the only site with the balls to point out that Earth Day is little more than a surreptitious way with which to shove communism down our throats with a smiley face attached to it (look at that angry little dingbat Greta Thunberg, that girl needs to get a life).  When you consider all the things the Earth has been through, through the Industrial Age through numerous wars in which millions of bombs were dropped, fired, or set off, i.e., high explosive, poison gas, white phosphorous, and incendiaries, just as the number of nuclear tests below ground, on ground, in the atmosphere, or in the depths of the ocean and the planet is still here.  We’re not saying any of this is or has been good; no, what we are saying is that the planet has amazing recuperative powers and as long as we maintain the health of our oceans, rivers, lakes, streams, and ponds just as we keep the air clean, our planet is going to continue to survive.  Please, let us stop making more Greta Thunberg-like crazed lunatics, no more AOC and others of her squad, let’s set these dimwits straight and let’s work toward the maintenance of a clean environment and towards nuclear power for all.  Likewise, we know hydrogen burned as fuel provides water vapor so what happened to fueling our vehicles with hydrogen?  It’s all about CONTROL.  CONTROL of you, me, of everyone and everything so dimwits like John Kerry and the rest of the Green Regime can live in luxury and style.  We say, “FUCK THEM!  FUCK EARTH DAY!  FUCK EVERY LITTLE PANSY WHO SNIVELS AND WHINES THE PLANET IS DYING.”  Stupid fucks.  

[ii] 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.

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

[iv] We promoted the music of a group of interconnected venerable British rock bands as part of a series of interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This included the Small Faces, Faces, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Steve Marriott, Humble Pie, and other interconnected parts.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

[vi] Martin Windrow’s superb book, “The Last Valley,” Da Capo Press 2006 as well as Time-Life Books excellent series on the Vietnam War serve as the main sources for this historic battle.

[vii] Alas, if only that indoctrinated moron Greta Thunberg was alive back then!  She would have been the center of attention.

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

[ix] We look forward to promoting the music of Edwin Starr one day along with Richie Havens and other famed soul (and folk) singers like Richie Havens.

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

[xi] See previous.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xix] The shooter is Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, the 21-year-old shooter who killed 10 people back on March 22, 2021.

[xx] It’s important to note that the Dems have a secondary plan with which to achieve the rulings they seek and that is the constant threat of packing the court.  In so doing, it forces the court to yield more Democrat-friendly rulings so the Dems WON’T pack the court.  NO one can ever trust the flipping Democrats.

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FF. 1942 Wednesday: U.S. authorities in the United States begin rounding up Japanese citizens and nationals as well as German and Italian nationals living in the country. The Japanese are scooped up along the West Coast while the others are apprehended wherever they are. Eventually, the Allies and the Axis would work out arrangements via the Swiss Red Cross to repatriate the nationals. As for the citizens, they would remain interned until close to the end of the war.

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56. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2021:

DAY THIRTY-SEVEN OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justices Philip Pendleton Barbour and Stanley Forman Reed; U.S. Attorney General William Pinkney; U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles; the Allman Brothers Band featuring “Dangerous” Dan Toler, the Beatles featuring George Harrison, Blossom Toes featuring Brian Beltshaw, Crazy Horse featuring Frank “Poncho” Sampedro, and the Grass Roots featuring Ricky Coonce:

  1. 1497 Sunday: Italian troops retake the city of Taranto in France.
  2. 1540 Thursday: Conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado launches his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold on the North American Continent, a failed search that would last several years and lead to disaster for most of the participants.
  3. 1570 Sunday: Pope Pius V excommunicated Queen Elizabeth I of England.
  4. 1751 Tuesday: In New York City, the first incident of a performing monkey in an exhibit takes place with the price of admission set at one cent.
  5. 1791 Wednesday:  Through an act of Congress and a signature by President George Washington, the First Bank of the United States with president and directors of the company came into being on this date. 
  6. 1793 Saturday: The first meeting of President George Washington’s Cabinet takes place at his home in Mount Vernon.  Attending were Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of War Henry Knox, and Attorney General Edmund Randolph.  
  7. 1803 Thursday: 1,800 sovereign German states unite into sixty states on this date.
  8. 1804 Friday: Thomas Jefferson is nominated of the Democrat-Republican Party for president of the United States.
  9. 1822 Sunday: The 7th U.S. Attorney General William Pinkney died at age 57 in Washington, D.C.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from 12-11-1811 to 02-09-1814.
  10. 1836 Wednesday: Inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver on this date.  The patent—No. 138 (later 9430X) was one for a ‘revolving cylinder pistol,’ and was his first patent.  God bless you, Mr. Colt!
  11. 1837 Friday: Thomas Davenport patented the first commercial electric motor; however, no distribution for electricity existed at the time and Davenport went bankrupt.
  12. 1839 Sunday: The Seminole Native Americans and their black allies—former runaway black slaves that intermarried with the Indians—leave their homes in Florida and begin the migration to the West by order of the federal government.
  13. 1841 Wednesday: The 25th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Philip Pendleton Barbour died in Washington, DC, on this date.  Originally a Democratic-Republican, he became a Democrat.  President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill the seat vacated by Associate Justice Gabriel Duvall.  He served from March 15, 1836 to February 25, 1841.
  14. 1862 Monday: Nashville, Tennessee, became the first Confederate state capital occupied by the North during the Civil War.  Meanwhile, President Abraham Lincoln introduces paper money to the U.S. Congress legislates the Bureau of Printing and Engraving.
  15. 1870 Thursday: The U.S. Congress swears in its first black member, Hiram Rhodes-Revels from Mississippi— Republican—1870-1871.
  16. 1888 Friday: In Washington, DC, future 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles is born.  He would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 01-26-1953 to 04-22-1959.
  17. 1901 Monday: J.P. Morgan incorporated the United States Steel Corporation on this date in history.
  18. 1910 Friday: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet from advancing Chinese troops and seeks safety in British-ruled India.
  19. 1913 Tuesday: Character actor Jim Backus, who played Thurston Howell III on “Gilligan’s Island” and voiced the cartoon character Mr. Magoo, was born in Cleveland.  Meanwhile, Secretary of State Philander Chase Knox declared in effect the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave Congress the power to levy and to collect income taxes on the hapless citizens of the nation.
  20. 1914 Wednesday: Sir John Tenniel, the illustrator of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” died in London three days before his 94th birthday.
  21. 1916 Friday: During World War I on the Western Front, German troops overrun Fort Douaumont near the fortified city of Verdun.
  22. 1919 Tuesday: Under the Paris Treaty, the League of Nations begins to form.  Meanwhile, the state of Oregon became the first state to place a tax on gasoline with the tax being one cent per gallon.
  23. 1921 Friday: After Soviet troops entered the nearby nation of Georgia, they proclaim it a Soviet Socialist Republic.
  24. 1922 Saturday: At Versailles, French authorities executed French serial killer Henri Landru, whom a jury convicted of murdering 10 women and the son of one of them.
  25. 1926 Thursday: Francisco Franco becomes a general in the Spanish military.
  26. 1928 Saturday: The Federal Radio Commission issued the first U.S. television license to Charles Jenkins Laboratories in Washington, D.C.
  27. 1930 Tuesday: The photographic device banks use to record checks received a patent on this date.
  28. 1932 Thursday: Austrian immigrant, Adolf Hitler, gets German citizenship on this date.
  29. 1933 Saturday: The U.S. Navy launched the first ship designed and built from the keel up as an aircraft carrier, the USS Ranger.  
  30. 1940 Sunday: W2WBS in New York City broadcast the first televised NHL game using one camera in a fixed position.  The New York Rangers hosted the Montreal Canadiens and beat them by a score of 6-2.
  31. 1941 Tuesday: British forces in the East African Campaign take Mogadishu, the capital of Italian Somaliland.  Italian forces have been on the retreat since the British began the fight to drive the Fascists out of Ethiopia.
  32. 1942 Wednesday: U.S. authorities in the United States begin rounding up Japanese citizens and nationals as well as German and Italian nationals living in the country.  The Japanese are scooped up along the West Coast while the others are apprehended wherever they are.  Eventually, the Allies and the Axis would work out arrangements via the Swiss Red Cross to repatriate the nationals.  As for the citizens, they would remain interned until close to the end of the war.
  33. 1943 Thursday: Allied troops reoccupied the Kasserine Pass in Tunisia after clashing with German troops during World War II.  Meanwhile, future Beatle[i] George Harrison is born in Liverpool, England, on this date.
  34. 1944 Friday: Brian Beltshaw, future bassist and vocalist with the British rock group, Blossom Toes[ii], was born in Great Britain on this date.
  35. 1948 Wednesday: Czechoslovak communists seize their government in line with occupying Soviet troops.
  36. 1949 Friday: Future member of the rock band, Crazy Horse[iii]–Frank “Poncho” Sampedro (multi-instrumentalist 1975-88 / 1990-present)—is born on this date in Welch, West Virginia.
  37. 1950 Saturday: “Your Show of Shows” with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca premiered on NBC-TV; writers of the show included Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, and Woody Allen.
  38. 1956 Saturday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev criticized the late Josef Stalin in a speech before a Communist Party congress in Moscow.
  39. 1957 Monday: Buddy Holly[iv] and the Crickets record “That’ll be the Day.”  Meanwhile, the 77th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed, a Democrat, stepped down from the high court on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Reed to fill Associate Justice George Sutherland’s seat.  He served from January 27, 1938 until today.
  40. 1963 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Edwards v. South Carolina, upheld 8-1 the right of Civil Rights demonstrators to protest peacefully outside the South Carolina State House.  Meanwhile, the Beatles[v] release their first U.S. single, “Please Please Me.”
  41. 1964 Tuesday: At Miami Beach, Cassius Clay knocks out Sonny Liston in the seventh round to take the heavyweight boxing title of the world.  However, the judges scored the victory as Technical Knockout (TKO) when an injured Liston failed to answer the bell in the seventh round.
  42. 1972 Friday: Germany gave a $5 million ransom payment to Arab jihadists who had hijacked a jumbo airliner and held the crew and passengers under threat of death.
  43. 1986 Monday: President Ferdinand Marcos fled the Philippines after 20 years of rule in the wake of a tainted election; Corazon Aquino assumed the presidency.   
  44. 1987 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds affirmative action 5-4.  Meanwhile, Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls scores a team record of 58 points in a game.
  45. 1989 Saturday: Mike Tyson knocked out Frank Bruno in the fifth round to maintain the heavyweight boxing title.  Meanwhile, Jerry Jones, new owner of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, fires 29-year Cowboys’ coach, Tom Landry.
  46. 1998 Wednesday: The first legal brothel in Switzerland opens in Zurich.
  47. 1999 Thursday: William King received a sentence of death for the racial murder of James Byrd, Jr. in Jasper, Texas.  Two other men involved in the horrendous crime suffered conviction for their part in the crime later.  Elsewhere, in Moscow, China’s Prime Minister Zhu Rongji and Russian President Boris Yeltsin discussed trade and other issues.
  48. 2000 Friday: A jury in Albany, N.Y., acquitted four New York City police officers of second-degree murder and lesser charges in the February 1999 shooting death of illegal immigrant Amadou Diallo.
  49. 2005 Friday: Dennis Rader underwent arrest for the BTK (Bind-Torture-Kill) serial killings in Wichita, Kansas.
  50. 2011 Friday: In the People’s Republic of China, senior leader Jia Qinglin calls for control over Tibetan Buddhism and a renewed struggle against the Dalai Lama.  Elsewhere, longtime drummer for the rock band, the Grass Roots[vi]— Ricky Coonce (drums 1967-72 / 1981-82)—died from heart failure on this date in Canada; he was age 64.
  51. 2012 Saturday: Using their artillery, the Syrian army kills at least 100 civilians as they shell the cities of Homs and Hama.
  52. 2013 Monday: Russia enacts a law that bans smoking in schools and on subways.  Elsewhere, “Dangerous” Dan Toler—former guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[vii]—lost his fight with ALS on this date.  He died in Sarasota, Florida, at age 64.
  53. 2014 Tuesday:  Debbie Dingell, the wife of Congressman John Dingell[viii], announces she will run for the House seat her husband is vacating at the end of his 29th term; he announced the oncoming retirement yesterday.  Elsewhere, as the Obama administration continues pressure on Afghan President Hamid Karzai for a new status of forces agreement, he orders the Department of Defense to create a plan for total withdrawal of all U.S. forces from the devastated country.  Meanwhile, in the Central African Republican, France extends the time its forces will be fighting on behalf of the government there.
  54. 2015 Wednesday: A jury awarded a Texas-based technology-licensing company, Smartflash, a whopping $532.9 million payout from Apple because it infringed upon data management software patents, something the mega-company claimed it did not do because the patents were invalid and that it NEVER used them in any of its products.  Oh, well.
  55. 2016 Thursday: The 10th GOP presidential primary debate occurs in Houston, Texas, with CNN moderating the event.  Impartial moderators, eh?  Nope, never when Republicans are on stage.  Meanwhile, the European Union announces it’s going to impose an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia.
  56. 2017 Saturday: Famous foul-mouthed liberal Democrat Tom Perez wins election to be the next leader of the Democratic National Committee.  Good for you.  Meanwhile, someone spills the goods on House Republicans on their plan of gutting Obamacare by removing Medicaid expansions and cutting healthcare insurance which sends the Democrats and their liberal allies running amok in the streets (not that they have settled down since Election Day 2016).
  57. 2018 Sunday: Closing ceremonies for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyongChang occurred on this date.  The games began on February 09, 2018.  Team USA won 9 gold medals, 8 silver medals, and 6 bronze medals.  Norway won the most at 14 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze.  Here are the medal count totals:
    1. Germany: 12 gold, 10 silver and 7 bronze: 29 total medals
    1.  Canada: 10 gold, 8 silver and 10 bronze: 28 total medals
    1. Netherlands: 8 gold, 6 silver and 6 bronze: 20 total medals
    1. Olympic Athletes Russia: 2 gold, 6 silver, and 10 bronze: 18 total medals
    1. South Korea: 5 gold, 8 silver, and 4 bronze: 17 total medals
    1. France:  5 gold, 4 silver, and 6 bronze: 15 total medals
    1. Switzerland: 5 gold, 6 silver, and 4 bronze: 15 total medals
    1. Austria: 5 gold, 3 silver, and 6 bronze: 14 total medals
    1. Sweden: 7 gold, 6 silver, and 1 bronze: 14 total medals
    1. Japan: 4 gold, 5 silver, and 4 bronze: 13 total medals
    1. Italy: 3 gold, 2 silver, and 5 bronze: 10 total medals
    1. China: 1 gold, 6 silver, and 2 bronze: 9 total medals
    1. Czech Republic: 2 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze: 7 total medals
    1. Finland: 1 gold, 1 silver, and 4 bronze: 6 total medals
    1. United Kingdom: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 4 bronze: 5 total medals
    1. Belarus: 2 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    1. Slovakia: 1 gold, 2 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    1. Australia: 0 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze: 3 total medals
    1. Poland: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    1. New Zealand: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    1. Spain: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    1. Slovenia: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    1. Hungary: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medals
    1. Ukraine: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    1. Belgium: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    1. Kazakhstan: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    1. Latvia: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    1. Liechtenstein: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
  58. 2019 Monday: Following an assault by Internet trolls and Bots attacking the movie, “Captain Marvel,” the film review site Rotten Tomatoes makes ways as to how fans can rate and comment on movies.  In Vietnam, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives ahead of the upcoming summit between his country and President Donald J. Trump of the United States; he takes in the sights.  Elsewhere, peace talks between the U.S. and the Taliban begin in Qatar.
  59. 2020 Tuesday: President Trump returns from India and announces he has asked for $2.5 billion with which to combat the Coronavirus in the United States.  Senate Minority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says it’s ‘not enough.  Currently, there are 80,000 cases worldwide.  The president should have asked for more.’  Meanwhile, the Democratic 2020 Presidential Debates continue with Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Joe Biden, and Mayor Pete.   
  60. 2020 Wednesday A: Italy is now beset by Chinese Virus cases as the ‘VID has infected nearly 100 more which drives their cases up to 322 what with a death toll of 11- and Italy told its citizens to be “WOKE” and go out and hug Chinese tourists.  Look at what it gets you- sick people and dead folks.  Austria and Croatia report their first cases of coronavirus while in Spain, tourists are being locked up in hotels to prohibit the spread of this disease.  In Iran as the outbreak continues to worsen, the country’s health minister tests positive for this evil disease. Switzerland, Algeria, and other nations around the world are taking the opportunity to seal off air travel to communist China such as Canada.  Meanwhile, the government of Sweden demands the Chi-Com ambassador meet with them over its sentencing of a Swedish bookseller in the PRC to a decade in the slammer for ‘espionage.’
  61. 2021 Thursday: Day 37 of the Biden Regime.  Like everyone else, we are curious as to what Beijing’s feeble old stooge and his band of Obama ‘C-team’ losers are up to today.  Check in throughout the day to discover the latest.

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

[ii] We promoted the music of Blossom Toes beginning on Monday, 01-June-2015 through Sunday, 07-June-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your growing music collection.

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

[iv] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Buddy Holly but when we do, we will also promote the music of Jerry Lee Lewis, the Big Bopper, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, and all the rest.  You will enjoy them.

[v] See footnote i.

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

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

[viii] In 2019, the question is, “Is the late John Dingell looking UP or is he looking DOWN?  According to President Trump, the late congressman might be looking UP.

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Eid al-Fatr (Muslim- end of Ramadan)[i]

Associate Supreme Court Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo; U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles; Blue Öyster Cult featuring Albert Bouchard, Bob Dylan, Dire Straits featuring Guy Fletcher, Gene Clark, the Rolling Stones “Rock and Roll Circus” featuring Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful, and Wishbone Ash featuring Steve Upton:

  1. 1153: Malcolm IV becomes the king of Scotland.
  2. 1610: Sir Thomas Gates institutes “Laws divine moral and marshal,” a harsh civil code for Jamestown.
  3. 1624: After years of unprofitable operation, Virginia’s charter underwent revocation making it a royal colony.
  4. 1689: The English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants.
  5. 1738: John Wesley through his conversion launches the Methodist movement; Methodists celebrate the day as Aldersgate Day.
  6. 1764: Bostonian lawyer James Otis denounced “taxation without representation” and called for the colonies to unite in demonstrating their opposition to Britain’s new tax measures.
  7. 1775: Members of the Continental Congress elect John Hancock as their next president; he succeeds Peyton Randolph.
  8. 1809: In England, the Dartmoor Prison opens to house French prisoners of war.
  9. 1818: General Andrew Jackson captures the city of Pensacola, Florida.
  10. 1824: Pope Leo XII proclaims a universal jubilee.
  11. 1830: The first passenger rail service in the U.S. commences—Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland.
  12. 1844: Samuel E.B. Morse transmitted the message “What hath God wrought” from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore as he formally opened America’s first telegraph line.
  13. 1846: General Zachary Taylor captures the city of Monterey during Mexican American War of 1846-1848.
  14. 1856: The Pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas.
  15. 1861: Major General Benjamin Butler declares “slaves to be contraband of war.”
  16. 1862: Westminster Bridge across the Thames River opens for business.
  17. 1877: Future 75th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo is born in New York City on this date. Republican President Herbert Hoover nominated him to fill the seat of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and he would serve from March 03, 1932 to July 09, 1938.
  18. 1878: The first American bicycle race took place in Boston.
  19. 1883: President Chester Alan Arthur, Republican, and New York Governor Grover Cleveland, Democrat, dedicated the Brooklyn Bridge, linking Brooklyn and Manhattan together.
  20. 1889: Germany’s Reichstag passed a mandatory disability and old-age insurance law.
  21. 1899: W.T. McCullough opened the first auto repair shop in the nation and did so in Boston, Massachusetts.
  22. 1901: Seventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales.
  23. 1915: During World War I, Italy declares war on Austro-Hungary, which would become a horrible mistake for them.
  24. 1928: A record 12 future Hall of Famers take the field as the Yankees beat the A’s 9-7.
  25. 1931: B&O Railroad began service with the first passenger train to have air conditioning throughout it and the run was the one between New York City and Washington, D.C.
  26. 1935: The first Major League Baseball game played at night took place at Cincinnati’s Crosley Field as the Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-1.
  27. 1937: In a set of rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Social Security Act of 1935.
  28. 1940: During the Blitzkrieg through the West, German tanks reach Arras, after having fought off a sizeable French armored counterattack. Meanwhile, Netherlands’ Queen Wilhelmina to address her people via the BBC in London to surrender to the Nazis. The Dutch military begins to demobilize.
  29. 1941: The German battleship Bismarck sank the British battle cruiser HMS Hood in the North Atlantic, killing all but three of the 1,418 men aboard. Meanwhile, Robert Zimmerman—aka “Bob Dylan[ii]”—was born in Duluth, Minnesota.
  30. 1944: Voters in Iceland vote to sever all ties with Denmark. Meanwhile, in Albania, Enver Hoxha becomes the head of the anti-fascist movement in his country’s fight to throw off Axis occupiers.
  31. 1946: Future longtime drummer with the British rock band, Wishbone Ash[iii] 1969-1990—Steve Upton—is born in Great Britain on this date.
  32. 1947: Future founding member and drummer with the East Coast rock band, Blue Öyster Cul[iv]t—Albert Bouchard—is born on this date.
  33. 1951: Racial segregation in Washington, D.C. restaurants ruled to be illegal.
  34. 1954: IBM announces a vacuum tube ‘electronic’ brain that can perform 10 million operations an hour. Elsewhere, the first moving sidewalk in a railroad station opened in Jersey City, N.J.
  35. 1959: Former U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles died in Washington, D.C. at age 71. A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 01-26-1953 to 04-22-1959.
  36. 1960: Future multi-instrumentalist with the British rock band, Dire Straits [v]1984-1997—Guy Fletcher—is born on this date.
  37. 1961: A group of Freedom Riders undergoes arrest after arriving at a bus terminal in Jackson, Mississippi charged with breaching the peace for entering white-designated areas. They ended up serving 60 days in jail.
  38. 1962: Astronaut Scott Carpenter became the second American to orbit the Earth as he flew aboard Aurora 7.
  39. 1965: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that a law that permits the U.S. Postal Service to intercept communist propaganda to be illegal.
  40. 1967: The American Football League grants a charter to the Cincinnati Bengals.
  41. 1968: Rolling Stones[vi]’ vocalist Mick Jagger and girlfriend, Marianne Faithful undergo arrest over drug charges. Meanwhile, their single, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” underwent released in the United Kingdom by Decca Records.
  42. 1974: American jazz composer and bandleader Duke Ellington, 75, died in New York.
  43. 1976: In their heavyweight-boxing match, Muhammad Ali scores a TKO in Round 5 over Richard Dunn. Elsewhere, Britain and France opened trans-Atlantic Concorde supersonic transport service to Washington. Finally, in the Judgement of Paris, wine testers rate wines from California higher than their French counterparts, challenging the notion of France being the foremost producer of the world’s best wines.
  44. 1980: Iran rejects a demand by the World Court to release the American hostages.
  45. 1981: Bobby Unser wins, loses, and then wins a controversial Indy 500 race.
  46. 1983: The Supreme Court rules that the federal government can reject or refuse funding and tax breaks to schools that practice racial discrimination.
  47. 1985: About 10,000 people die when a cyclone roars into Bangladesh.
  48. 1986: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Montreal Canadiens beat the Calgary Flames 4 games to 1. Meanwhile, Margaret Thatcher becomes the first British prime minister to visit the state of Israel.
  49. 1989: The action-adventure movie, “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” starring Harrison Ford and Sean Connery, was released by Paramount Pictures.
  50. 1991: Gene Clark, founding member of the Los Angeles rock group, the Byrds[vii], dies due to a heart attack, most likely related to overuse of drugs.
  51. 1993: Eritrea gains independence from Ethiopia after a 30-year civil war.
  52. 1994: A federal judge sentenced four jihadists whom a federal jury convicted of bombing New York’s World Trade Center in 1993 to 240 years in prison—may the Islamist scum live long and suffer.
  53. 2000: After 22 years of keeping the peace, Israeli Defense Forces withdraw from southern Lebanon.
  54. 2001: When the floor of a Jerusalem wedding hall collapsed beneath dancing guests, sending them plunging several stories into the basement, 23 people died and countless others suffered injury. Meanwhile in the United States, following the desertion of “Jumping Jim” Jeffords, GOP senator from Vermont, going over to the Democratic Party, the Dems capture the U.S. Senate for the first time since 1994.
  55. 2004: President George W. Bush, trying to dispel rising doubts about the Iraq War, declared the United States would stay in Iraq until it was free and democratic and suggested that additional Coalition troops might have to go there to stop enemy forces bent on destroying the new government. Elsewhere, North Korea bans cellphones. Question: who has a cellphone there?
  56. 2010 Monday: After a North Korean submarine sinks South Korea’s ROKS Cheonan, South Korea cuts off trade with North Korea and announces that NO North Korean vessels can no longer use South Korean waters.
  57. 2013 Friday: London’s Metropolitan police remove belongings and sleeping bags of homeless people as part of ‘a policy of reducing the impact of rough sleepers on the community’.
  58. 2014 Sunday: South African President Jacob Zuma takes the oath of office for his second five-year term of office. Meanwhile, in Florence, Italy, reality TV star and slut, Kim Kardashian marries rapper business mogul, Kanye West. However, their first child, North West, was born seven months prior to the BIG EVENT but the couple has been together since 2012—why did you not get married before the birth of your child?
  59. 2016: Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial for sexual assault in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
  60. 2018: CNN reports several women accusing actor Morgan Freeman of sexual assault. Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump cancels summit between the United States and North and South Korea after Kim Jong Un makes some nasty statements. The president also signs into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act which eases oversight for some banks punished during the preceding administration and provides economic aid to struggling taxpayers. Elsewhere, as Bangladesh police forces continue to crack down on narcotraffickers, news media reports at least 52 criminals have been shot to death over the past 10 days.
  61. 2019: Brazil’s Supreme Court votes to make homophobia and transphobia crimes. They have loads of them down there. Attended Carnival lately?
  62. 2020 Sunday: While it would be great to inform the world that the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis had vanished, sadly, it has not nor has Blue State governors desire to keep everyone in lockdown mode. Thankfully, people are standing up and disobeying these totalitarians and with ever-warmer weather coming, people will no longer allow political losers to cage them, willingly; we will fight back. Here are the global stats for the day: 5,400,604 confirmed cases, 344,760 confirmed deaths, and 2,175,682 confirmed recoveries, the last number of which is amazing- it gives us hope.
  63. 2020 Sunday A: Here are the stats for the United States: 1,677,436 confirmed cases, 98,024 confirmed deaths, and 341,717 confirmed recoveries. Next, in the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has dedicated chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the Golden State numbers: 92,710 confirmed cases, 3,774 confirmed deaths, but like every single day, NO mention of confirmed recoveries because Gov. Gavin Newsom continues playing politics. Time to launch a new recall and make sure we get everyone to sign it- including the state’s 8 million illegal aliens. Next in Hawaii, here are the numbers: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 579 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Gov. Ige. Finally, in Washington where hack Governor Jay Inslee holds dictatorial power, here are the numbers: 19,756 confirmed cases, 1,061 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Washingtonians need to recall Gov. Inslee, too, the man is a political hack and must go.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This artwork is #0109 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Palo Verde Creek.” It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale. You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page. At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.” Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks. Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty. We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work. It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor! You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY! Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

 

 

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The reformed Pink Floyd released its next studio album, the incredible “The Division Bell,” on March 28, 1994. Music critics ripped into the band’s effort, being especially cruel to Gilmour’s musical and vocal parts which is bulls**t, absolute bulls**t. If you have followed this blog for any length of time, you understand that we very seldom ever talk about music critics but when we do, we generally trash them for the bottom-feeding losers they are. Performers create and critics criticize which is why NO one should pay attention to them. This is a momentous effort and anyone who says otherwise should STFU. Back in 1994, we were thankful for ANY new output by the Floyd and this album has the gold and platinum to prove it. Seek it out and enjoy for years to come.

 

 

 

 

 

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[i] QUESTION: In the era of COVID-19 Wuhan Flu Virus Crisis, have the BLUE STATE governors slammed the doors on Muslims and their mosques? Or is it only for Christians and Jews? Let us know.

[ii] Not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Bob Dylan but one day, we sure heck we do. Stay tuned.

[iii] We began celebrating the music of Wishbone Ash beginning on Sunday, October 28, 2018 and continued it through Sunday, January 06, 2019. From there, we covered the music of Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash beginning on January 07, 2019 through Sunday, January 13, 2019. We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection of the BEST rock-and-roll music. You will be glad you did.

[iv] We are not sure when we will begin offering the music of Blue Öyster Cult but expect it will be sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned.

[v] We hope to offer the music of Dire Straits sometime in 2021-2022. Please stay tuned.

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

[vii] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012. Sadly, we were shortsighted at the time that we did not present the various members’ solo projects but one day, we hope to rectify that error.

 

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TODAY IN HISTORY—FEBRUARY 25, 2020

XX. 2014: Debbie Dingell, the wife of Congressman John Dingell , announces she will run for the House seat her husband is vacating at the end of his 29th term; he announced the oncoming retirement yesterday.

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TODAY IN HISTORY—FEBRUARY 25, 2020:

Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras

Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Philip Pendleton Barbour; U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles; the Allman Brothers Band featuring “Dangerous” Dan Toler, the Beatles featuring George Harrison, Blossom Toes featuring Brian Beltshaw, Crazy Horse featuring Frank “Poncho” Sampedro, and the Grass Roots featuring Ricky Coonce:

  1. 1497: Italian troops retake the city of Taranto in France.
  2. 1540: Conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado launches his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold on the North American Continent, a failed search that would last several years and lead to disaster for most of the participants.
  3. 1570: Pope Pius V excommunicated Queen Elizabeth I of England.
  4. 1751: In New York City, the first incident of a performing monkey in an exhibit takes place with the price of admission set at one cent.
  5. 1791: Through an act of Congress and a signature by President George Washington, the First Bank of the United States with president and directors of the company came into being on this date.
  6. 1793: The first meeting of President George Washington’s Cabinet takes place at his home in Mount Vernon. Attending were Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of War Henry Knox, and Attorney General Edmund Randolph.
  7. 1803: 1,800 sovereign German states unite into sixty states on this date.
  8. 1804: Thomas Jefferson is nominated of the Democrat-Republican Party for president of the United States.
  9. 1836: Inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver on this date. The patent—No. 138 (later 9430X) was one for a ‘revolving cylinder pistol,’ and was his first patent.  God bless you, Mr. Colt!
  10. 1837: Thomas Davenport patented the first commercial electric motor; however, no distribution for electricity existed at the time and Davenport went bankrupt.
  11. 1839: The Seminole Native Americans and their black allies—former runaway black slaves that intermarried with the Indians—leave their homes in Florida and begin the migration to the West by order of the federal government.
  12. 1841: The 25th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Philip Pendleton Barbour died in Washington, DC, on this date. Originally a Democratic-Republican, he became a Democrat.  President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill the seat vacated by Associate Justice Gabriel Duvall.  He served from March 15, 1836 to February 25, 1841.
  13. 1862: Nashville, Tennessee, became the first Confederate state capital occupied by the North during the Civil War. Meanwhile, President Abraham Lincoln introduces paper money to the U.S. Congress legislates the Bureau of Printing and Engraving.
  14. 1870: The U.S. Congress swears in its first black member, Hiram Rhodes-Revels from Mississippi— Republican—1870-1871.
  15. 1888: In Washington, DC, future 52ndS. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles is born. He would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 01-26-1953 to 04-22-1959.
  16. 1901: J.P. Morgan incorporated the United States Steel Corporation on this date in history.
  17. 1910: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet from advancing Chinese troops and seeks safety in British-ruled India.
  18. 1913: Character actor Jim Backus, who played Thurston Howell III on “Gilligan’s Island” and voiced the cartoon character Mr. Magoo, was born in Cleveland. Meanwhile, Secretary of State Philander Chase Knox declared in effect the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave Congress the power to levy and to collect income taxes on the hapless citizens of the nation.
  19. 1914: Sir John Tenniel, the illustrator of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” died in London three days before his 94th
  20. 1916: During World War I on the Western Front, German troops overrun Fort Douaumont near the fortified city of Verdun.
  21. 1919: Under the Paris Treaty, the League of Nations begins to form. Meanwhile, the state of Oregon became the first state to place a tax on gasoline with the tax being one cent per gallon.
  22. 1921: After Soviet troops entered the nearby nation of Georgia, they proclaim it a Soviet Socialist Republic.
  23. 1922: At Versailles, French authorities executed French serial killer Henri Landru, whom a jury convicted of murdering 10 women and the son of one of them.
  24. 1926: Francisco Franco becomes a general in the Spanish military.
  25. 1928: The Federal Radio Commission issued the first U.S. television license to Charles Jenkins Laboratories in Washington, D.C.
  26. 1930: The photographic device banks use to record checks received a patent on this date.
  27. 1932: Austrian immigrant, Adolf Hitler, gets German citizenship on this date.
  28. 1933: The U.S. Navy launched the first ship designed and built from the keel up as an aircraft carrier, the USS Ranger.
  29. 1940: W2WBS in New York City broadcast the first televised NHL game using one camera in a fixed position. The New York Rangers hosted the Montreal Canadiens and beat them by a score of 6-2.
  30. 1943: Allied troops reoccupied the Kasserine Pass in Tunisia after clashing with German troops during World War II. Meanwhile, future Beatle[i] George Harrison is born in Great Britain on this date.
  31. 1944: Brian Beltshaw, future bassist and vocalist with the British rock group, Blossom Toes[ii], was born in Great Britain on this date.
  32. 1948: Czechoslovak communists seize their government in line with occupying Soviet troops.
  33. 1949: Future member of the rock band, Crazy Horse[iii]–Frank “Poncho” Sampedro (multi-instrumentalist 1975-88 / 1990-present)—is born on this date.
  34. 1950: “Your Show of Shows” with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca premiered on NBC-TV; writers of the show included Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, and Woody Allen.
  35. 1956: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev criticized the late Josef Stalin in a speech before a Communist Party congress in Moscow.
  36. 1957: Buddy Holly[iv] and the Crickets record “That’ll be the Day.”
  37. 1963: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Edwards v. South Carolina, upheld 8-1 the right of Civil Rights demonstrators to protest peacefully outside the South Carolina State House. Meanwhile, the Beatles[v] release their first U.S. single, “Please Please Me.”
  38. 1964: At Miami Beach, Cassius Clay knocks out Sonny Liston in the seventh round to take the heavyweight boxing title of the world. However, the judges scored the victory as Technical Knockout (TKO) when an injured Liston failed to answer the bell in the seventh round.
  39. 1972: Germany gave a $5 million ransom payment to Arab jihadists who had hijacked a jumbo airliner and held the crew and passengers under threat of death.
  40. 1986: President Ferdinand Marcos fled the Philippines after 20 years of rule in the wake of a tainted election; Corazon Aquino assumed the presidency.
  41. 1987: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds affirmative action 5-4. Meanwhile, Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls scores a team record of 58 points in a game.
  42. 1989: Mike Tyson knocked out Frank Bruno in the fifth round to maintain the heavyweight boxing title. Meanwhile, Jerry Jones, new owner of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, fires 29-year Cowboys’ coach, Tom Landry.
  43. 1998: The first legal brothel in Switzerland opens in Zurich.
  44. 1999: William King received a sentence of death for the racial murder of James Byrd, Jr. in Jasper, Texas. Two other men involved in the horrendous crime suffered conviction for their part in the crime later.  Elsewhere, in Moscow, China’s Prime Minister Zhu Rongji and Russian President Boris Yeltsin discussed trade and other issues.
  45. 2000: A jury in Albany, N.Y., acquitted four New York City police officers of second-degree murder and lesser charges in the February 1999 shooting death of illegal immigrant Amadou Diallo.
  46. 2005: Dennis Rader underwent arrest for the BTK (Bind-Torture-Kill) serial killings in Wichita, Kansas.
  47. 2011: In the People’s Republic of China, senior leader Jia Qinglin calls for control over Tibetan Buddhism and a renewed struggle against the Dalai Lama. Elsewhere, longtime drummer for the rock band, the Grass Roots[vi]— Ricky Coonce (drums 1967-72 / 1981-82)—died from heart failure on this date.
  48. 2012: Using their artillery, the Syrian army kills at least 100 civilians as they shell the cities of Homs and Hama.
  49. 2013: Russia enacts a law that bans smoking in schools and on subways. Elsewhere, “Dangerous” Dan Toler—former guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[vii]—lost his fight with ALS on this date.
  50. 2014: Debbie Dingell, the wife of Congressman John Dingell[viii], announces she will run for the House seat her husband is vacating at the end of his 29th term; he announced the oncoming retirement yesterday.
  51. 2015: A jury awarded a Texas-based technology-licensing company, Smartflash, a whopping $532.9 million payout from Apple because it infringed upon data management software patents, something the mega-company claimed it did not do because the patents were invalid and that it NEVER used them in any of its products. Oh, well.
  52. 2016: The 10th GOP presidential primary debate occurs in Houston, Texas, with CNN moderating the event. Impartial moderators, eh?  Nope, never when Republicans are on stage.
  53. 2017: Famous foul-mouthed liberal Democrat Tom Perez wins election to be the next leader of the Democratic National Committee. Good for you.
  54. 2018: Closing ceremonies for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyongChang occurred on this date. The games began on February 09, 2018.  Team USA won 9 gold medals, 8 silver medals, and 6 bronze medals.  Norway won the most at 14 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze.  Here are the medal count totals:
    1. Germany: 12 gold, 10 silver and 7 bronze: 29 total medals
    2. Canada: 10 gold, 8 silver and 10 bronze: 28 total medals
    3. Netherlands: 8 gold, 6 silver and 6 bronze: 20 total medals
    4. Olympic Athletes Russia: 2 gold, 6 silver, and 10 bronze: 18 total medals
    5. South Korea: 5 gold, 8 silver, and 4 bronze: 17 total medals
    6. France: 5 gold, 4 silver, and 6 bronze: 15 total medals
    7. Switzerland: 5 gold, 6 silver, and 4 bronze: 15 total medals
    8. Austria: 5 gold, 3 silver, and 6 bronze: 14 total medals
    9. Sweden: 7 gold, 6 silver, and 1 bronze: 14 total medals
    10. Japan: 4 gold, 5 silver, and 4 bronze: 13 total medals
    11. Italy: 3 gold, 2 silver, and 5 bronze: 10 total medals
    12. China: 1 gold, 6 silver, and 2 bronze: 9 total medals
    13. Czech Republic: 2 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze: 7 total medals
    14. Finland: 1 gold, 1 silver, and 4 bronze: 6 total medals
    15. United Kingdom: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 4 bronze: 5 total medals
    16. Belarus: 2 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    17. Slovakia: 1 gold, 2 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    18. Australia: 0 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze: 3 total medals
    19. Poland: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    20. New Zealand: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    21. Spain: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    22. Slovenia: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    23. Hungary: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medals
    24. Ukraine: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    25. Belgium: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    26. Kazakhstan: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    27. Latvia: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    28. Liechtenstein: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal

55. 2019: Following an assault by Internet trolls and Bots attacking the movie, “Captain Marvel,” the film review site Rotten Tomatoes makes ways as to how fans can rate and comment on movies.

56. 2020: President Trump returns from India and announces he has asked for $2.5 billion with which to combat the Coronavirus in the United States.  Senate Minority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says it’s ‘not enough.  Currently, there are 80,000 cases worldwide.  The president should have asked for more.’  Meanwhile, the Democratic 2020 Presidential Debates continue with Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Joe Biden, and Mayor Pete.

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

 

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This artwork is #0020 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Summer Camp.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

 

 

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The year 1982 saw the final studio release by Roxy Music, something that broke the hearts of every fan including those of us here at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.  “Oh, woe,” we cried upon learning that the band broke up for good following the release of “Avalon.”  This album is a great one with the music being both captivating and compelling, one will want to listen to this album repeatedly, which is why we urge everyone to seek it wherever you shop for nothing but the absolute best in music.

 

 

 

 

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

[ii] We promoted the music of Blossom Toes beginning on Monday, 01-June-2015 through Sunday, 07-June-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your growing music collection.

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

[iv] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Buddy Holly but when we do, we will also promote the music of Jerry Lee Lewis, the Big Bopper, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, and all the rest.  You will enjoy them.

[v] See footnote i.

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

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

[viii] In 2019, the question is, “Is the late John Dingell looking UP or is he looking DOWN?  According to President Trump, the late congressman might be looking UP.

 

 

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