90. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2022

1959 Tuesday: The Dalai Lama flees Communist China and receives political asylum in neighboring India. The communists claim that Tibet belongs to them, but Tibet does not, it’s been an independent kingdom for all time. The communists are invading the country to subjugate it, it’s people, and to provide lebensraum for its people. Wait, isn’t that what the Nazis called their land-grabs? Living room for their people? Funny how history tends to repeat itself…

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90. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2022:

Cesar Chavez Day[i]

Vice Presidents John C. Calhoun and Al Gore; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Charles Evans Whittaker; U.S. Interior Secretaries Thomas McKean Thompson McKennan and Gale Ann Norton; U.S. Transportation Secretary William Thaddeus Coleman Jr.;  U.S. Secretaries of State John C. Calhoun and Rex Tillerson; U.S. Secretary of War John C. Calhoun; U.S. Senators Angus King and Patrick “Leaky” Leahy; heavyweight boxer Jose “El Nino” Ribalta; AC/DC featuring Angus Young, “Johnny B. Goode” by Chuck Berry, the Clash featuring Vince White, the Doobie Brothers, Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass featuring Herb Alpert, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Mott the Hoople (and Bad Company) featuring Mick Ralphs, and Supertramp featuring Frank Farrell:

  1. 1492 Saturday: King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain issued the Alhambra edict, which expelled Jews who were unwilling to convert to Christianity.
  2. 1499 Friday: Future 224th Roman Catholic Pope Pius IV is born Giovanni Angelo Medici in Milan in the Duchy of Milan.  He would become pontiff on December 26, 1559, and would guide all of Christendom until December 09, 1565.
  3. 1657 Saturday: The English Parliament makes the Humble Petition to Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell offering him the crown; he declines.
  4. 1675 Sunday: In Bologna, Papal States, future 247th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XIV is born Prospero Lorenzo Lambertini.  He would become the Vicar of Christ on August 17, 1740, and would lead his global flock until May 03, 1758.
  5. 1745 Wednesday: The city of Prague expels its Jewish citizens.
  6. 1794 Monday: In Newcastle, Delaware, future 2nd U.S. Interior Secretary Thomas McKean Thompson McKennan is born.  A future Whig, he would serve under President Millard Fillmore from August 15, 1850, to August 26, 1850.
  7. 1829 Sunday: The 253rd Roman Catholic Pope Pius VIII became pontiff on this date.  He would guide all of Roman Catholicism from today until November 30, 1830.
  8. 1831 Thursday: Quebec and Montreal incorporate on this date.
  9. 1850 Sunday: U.S. population hits 23,191,876 (Black population: 3,638,808 (15.7%).  Meanwhile, the seventh vice president of the United States (served March 04, 1825-December 28, 1832), Democratic-Republican John C. Calhoun, died on this date in Washington, D.C. at age 68.  It is important to note, too, that Calhoun was also the nation’s 16th U.S. secretary of state, under President John Tyler from April 01, 1844, to March 10, 1845.  Calhoun also served his nation as its 10th U.S. Secretary of War, doing so under President James Monroe from December 08, 1817, to March 04, 1825, then moved up the ladder to secretary of state, U.S. Senate, and VP.
  10. 1854 Friday: Through the Treaty of Kanagawa, Commodore Perry forces Japan to opens ports to U.S.
  11. 1861 Sunday: During the opening days of the Civil War, the Confederacy takes over the mint located at New Orleans.
  12. 1870 Thursday: The first black American to vote in the United States–Thomas P Mundy of Perth Amboy, New Jersey. —does so on this date.
  13. 1878 Sunday: Jack Johnson is first black American to hold a heavyweight boxing title.
  14. 1880 Wednesday: Wabash, Indiana, becomes the first town to electrify entirely with electric lighting and does so on this date.
  15. 1889 Sunday: French engineer Gustave Eiffel unfurled the French tricolor from atop the Eiffel Tower, officially marking its completion.
  16. 1906 Saturday: The Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the United States underwent founding to set rules in amateur sports.  The organization became the National Collegiate Athletic Association in 1910.
  17. 1913 Monday: American financier J.P. Morgan died in Rome at age 75.
  18. 1917 Saturday: The U.S. purchases the Danish West Indies for $25 million and then renames them the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  19. 1918 Sunday: For the first time in the U.S., Daylight Saving Time went into effect.
  20. 1931 Tuesday: Notre Dame College football coach Knut Rockne, 43, died in the crash of a TWA plane in Bazaar, Kansas.
  21. 1932 Thursday: The Ford Motor Company debuted its V-8 engine.
  22. 1933 Friday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Emergency Conservation Work Act, which created the Civilian Conservation Corps.  Meanwhile, in Germany, the German Republic hands power over to Adolf Hitler.
  23. 1935 Sunday: Famed trumpeter, Herb Alpert who would head the phenomenally successful Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[ii] is born in Los Angeles, California, on this date.
  24. 1939 Friday: Great Britain and France agree to support Poland should the Nazis invade the Eastern European nation.
  25. 1940 Sunday: La Guardia airport in New York officially opened to the public.  Elsewhere, future Democratic Senator Patrick “Leaky” Leahy is born in Montpelier, Vermont.  A future Democrat, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on- get this- January 03, 1975, and as today is still there.
  26. 1941 Monday: The Afrika Korps continues pushing the British back across the North Africa around El Algheila.  Although British armor suffers a severe mauling at the hands of the Axis forces, they are able to stymie the drive towards Mersa Brega and El Algheila.  
  27. 1942 Tuesday: Despite suffering U-Boat, Kriegsmarine, and ground-based Luftwaffe attacks from Britain all the way to the Russian Arctic port of Murmansk, Convoy PQ-13 arrives with much-needed supplies for the Soviet Union.  Elsewhere in the Indian Ocean, the Battle of Christmas Island commences.  Although not a battle per se, Imperial Japanese forces began landing on the island and were joined by mutinous Indian troops who took their British officers prisoner believing that the Empire of Japan would ‘liberate’ India.
  28. 1943 Wednesday: “Oklahoma!” the first musical play by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, opened on Broadway.  Elsewhere, on the southern Eastern Front- the Caucasus- the Red Army is mauling overstretched German military forces who are falling back in disarray to the Kuban defensive line.  The goal to capture the Caucasus and its oilfields is now little more than a pipe dream unless, of course, the Turks enter the war on the side of their former partners in World War I.  They don’t.
  29. 1944 Friday: German ally Hungary orders its Jews to wear yellow stars beginning April 5, so its police forces and the Nazis can find them.  Meanwhile, future guitarist with Mott the Hoople[iii] and Bad Company[iv]—Mick Ralphs—was born in in Stoke Lacy, Herefordshire, England on this date.  Elsewhere, in Alexandria, Virginia, future U.S. Senator Angus King is born.  A future ‘independent’ (a reliable Democrat vote), he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2013, representing Maine.  Meanwhile, in the Pacific Theater, U.S. air assets are pounding Japanese positions on the island of Palau ahead of an invasion to drive them out and retake the strategic island.
  30. 1945 Saturday: The Red Army continues plowing through Poland, capturing Upper Silesia on the way to the east German border.  Fighting is fierce, the Germans fighting for every scrap of land as for them, it’s better to fight the battle in Poland than in the homeland.  Russian forces are so powerful and the Germans so weak, the Nazis are fighting on nothing more than fumes which for them is formidable for their enemies.
  31. 1946 Sunday: A liberated Greece holds its first post-World War II elections.  The communists are striving to take power if they can, but the Royalists with British help will stop them cold.
  32. 1947 Monday: Frank Farrell—future bassist with the British rock band, Supertramp[v] 1971-72—is born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  33. 1948 Wednesday: The future 45th vice president of the United States—Al Gore, Democrat, January 20, 1993, January 20, 2001—is born on this date in Washington, D.C.  A perpetual Washington insider, this guy will almost be the sole creator of the GLOBAL WARMING-CLIMATE CHANGE-EXTREME WEATHER scam that will forever f*** up the world.
  34. 1949 Thursday: Newfoundland (now called Newfoundland and Labrador) entered confederation as Canada’s 10th province.
  35. 1954 Wednesday: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues to rage.  The communists have set their sights on French positions east of the Nam Yum River, the Elianes and Dominiques.  Although held by understrength units, the French regular army and Foreign Legion troops and Vietnamese and Thai allies are determined to give ground at excessive cost to the enemy.  As usual, the People’s Army digs trenches right up to the wire perimeters of the French positions and at the blast of the whistle storm up and hopefully over it into the trenches where hand-to-hand fighting will rage.  Attacks and counterattacks would sway back and forth.  Horrible battle…
  36. 1955 Thursday: Angus Young—future guitarist with the Australian rock band, AC/DC[vi]—is born on this date in Glasgow, Scotland.
  37. 1958 Monday: The Chess record label released “Johnny B. Goode” by Chuck Berry[vii] on this date.
  38. 1959 Tuesday: The Dalai Lama flees Communist China and receives political asylum in neighboring India.  The communists claim that Tibet belongs to them, but Tibet does not, it’s been an independent kingdom for all time.  The communists are invading the country to subjugate it, it’s people, and to provide lebensraum for its people.  Wait, isn’t that what the Nazis called their land-grabs?  Living room for their people?  Funny how history tends to repeat itself…
  39. 1960 Thursday: Future guitarist with the British band, the Clash[viii]—Vince White—is born in London, England, on this date.
  40. 1962 Saturday: The 91st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Charles Evans Whittaker left the court on this date.  A Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Whittaker to fill the seat of Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed.  Whittaker served from March 22, 1957, to March 31, 1962.
  41. 1963 Sunday: After 90 years of service, Los Angeles ends its streetcar service.  Meanwhile, in communist Cuba, future heavyweight boxer Jose “El Nino” Ribalta is born.  Eventually, he would escape Cuba along with his family and make a name for himself in the world of professional boxing.  He would compile a record of 56 fights, 38 W (27 KO), 17 losses, and 1 draw.
  42. 1965 Wednesday: The United States orders the first batch of combat troops to Vietnam.
  43. 1966 Thursday: An estimated 200,000 antiwar demonstrators took to the streets in New York City to protest the war.  Meanwhile, the USSR launched Luna 10, which became the first spacecraft to enter lunar orbit.
  44. 1967 Friday: Jimi Hendrix[ix], performing with the Experience, burns his guitar for the first time live on stage.
  45. 1968 Sunday: At the end of a nationally-broadcast address on Vietnam, President Lyndon B. Johnson stunned the country by announcing he would not seek reelection. He said, “I shall seek, and I will not accept the nomination of my party for another term as your president.”  
  46. 1973 Saturday: In the 12th round of their heavyweight title fight, Ken Norton beats Muhammad Ali in a split decision.  Losing the North American Boxing Federation title, Ali’s pro-career record dropped to 42-2.  As for Ken Norton, his record improved to 30-1.  Norton and Ali would meet again later in the year.
  47. 1975 Tuesday: After a record 20 seasons on CBS-TV, “Gunsmoke” ended its run with its final first-run episode, “The Sharecroppers.”  This was perhaps one of the all-time greatest TV westerns but now with all the WOKE stupidity f***ing up the country, it would probably be deemed RACIST.  F*** them.  
  48. 1976 Wednesday: The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that the family of Karen Ann Quinlan, who was in a persistent vegetative state, could disconnect her from her respirator.  However, she remained unconscious until death finally claimed her in 1985.
  49. 1980 Monday: In Paradise, Nevada, at Caesar’s Palace, two big fights tonight.  First, in the 15th round of their heavyweight title fight, Michael Weaver knocks out “Big” John Tate to win the WBA heavyweight boxing title.  Weaver’s record improved to 22-0 while Tate’s dropped to 20-1.  In the other heavyweight championship bout, WBC Champion Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, scores a TKO at the 2:58 minute mark of Round 8 in a scheduled 15-round heavyweight bout over his opponent, Leroy Jones.  Holmes retained the title while his pro record went to 34-0.   As for Jones, his pro record went to 24-1-1. Elsewhere, President Jimmy Carter deregulates the U.S. banking industry.
  50. 1982 Wednesday: The rock group, the Doobie Brothers[x], break up after achieving monster success.  
  51. 1986 Monday: One-hundred-and-sixty-seven people died when a Mexican Airlines Boeing 727 crashed in a remote mountainous region of Mexico.
  52. 1991 Sunday: The Soviet Republic of Georgia endorses independence; meanwhile, the Warsaw Pact dissolves in the collapse of the USSR.
  53. 1993 Wednesday: Actor Brandon Lee, 28, suffered a fatal, accidental gunshot wound during the filming of a movie in Wilmington, North Carolina, when a bullet fragment that had been lodge inside a prop gun hit him.
  54. 1995 Friday: Mexican American singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez, 23, died in Corpus Christi, Texas, when the founder of her fan club, Yolanda Saldivar shot her.  A jury of her peers convicted Saldivar of murder and sentenced to life in prison.
  55. 2000 Friday: In Uganda, officials set the number of deaths linked to a doomsday religious cult at more than 900 people.  A fire at the cult’s church killed more than 530 people and authorities subsequently uncovered mass graves at various sites linked to the cult.
  56. 2001 Saturday: Universal Studios Japan opened a theme park in Osaka’s waterfront.
  57. 2002 Sunday: Problems continue to erupt back and forth between Israeli Defense Forces and Palestinian thugs under the control of POS Yasser Arafat.  The ongoing violence between Israelis and Palestinians has seen 1,262 Palestinians killed to Israel’s 401. 
  58. 2003 Monday: To great fanfare, the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball fame open their brand-new ballpark, the Great American Ballpark.  Former President George H.W. Bush throws out the first pitch and excitement is in the air.  Unfortunately, the Pittsburgh Pirates blow the Reds out by a final score of 10-1.  Ai, caramba!
  59. 2004 Wednesday: In Fallujah, Iraq, four American private military contractors working for Blackwater USA die in a terrorist strike; the people of the city mutilate their bodies and hang them from a freeway overpass.
  60. 2005 Thursday: Terri Schiavo, 41, died at a hospice in Pinellas Park, Florida, 13 days after her husband disconnected her from her feeding tube in a wrenching right-to-die dispute.
  61. 2006 Friday: The former chief of staff for Congressman Tom Delay, R-TX, pleads guilty in the ongoing Jack Abramoff Indian lobbying scandal.  After pleading guilty, Tony C. Ruby agrees to cooperate with federal investigators.  Elsewhere, the 48th U.S. Interior Secretary Gale Ann Norton left office on this date.  A Republican, she served under President George W. Bush from January 31, 2001, until today.
  62. 2007 Saturday: The first major sandstorm of the year blowing out of Mongolia blasts into the Chi-Com capital city of Beijing.  Storms in this part of the world are somewhat common and when they erupt, they damage the power grid. 
  63. 2008 Monday: A Bahamas jury ruled that Anna Nicole Smith’s son, Daniel, died from an accidental drug overdose, just like his mother.   Elsewhere, Islamist Shiite thug, Muqtada al-Sadr orders his Mahdi army to stop fighting following six days of heavy fighting between Iraqi government forces and his strongholds in Baghdad and in Basra. 
  64. 2009 Tuesday: President Barack Hussein Obama arrived in London, England, with his wife, Michelle, at the start of a European tour, his first journey across the Atlantic since taking office two months earlier.  Elsewhere, Benjamin Netanyahu took office as Israel’s new prime minister after the Knesset approved his government.  Finally, former Argentine President Raul Alfonsin died at age 82.  
  65. 2010 Wednesday: The Serbs create legislation that will offer a formal apology for their role as the perps behind the 1995 Srebrenica Massacre in which loads of Muslims were murdered.
  66. 2011 Thursday: At a meeting in Nanjing, China, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the main problem in the world’s monetary system is countries that inhibit the free flow of the value of their currency.  Elsewhere, during the Arab Spring, fighting continues in various parts of the Middle East.  Some Libyan government officials are defecting as fast as they can while rumor has it that President Barack Hussein Obama is planning to aid Libyan rebels seeking to oust Moammar Gaddafi.
  67. 2012 Saturday: Construction workers make progress on the United Kingdom and the European Union’s tallest building when workers place the spire of the Shard London Bridge into place.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Com authorities bust six people and close at least 16 websites.  What were their crimes?  They said they saw ‘military vehicles on the streets of Beijing.’  Question: aren’t there military vehicles on the streets of Beijing all the time?
  68. 2013 Sunday: In China, two people die from H7N9 avian influenza infection.  H7N9 avian influenza is a sub-type that medical professionals previously did not believe was a threat to humans.  Elsewhere, in the Nigerian city of Kano, the Nigerian military has a momentous day when they storm a building full of Boko Haram thugs, killing 14 Islamist thugs at the cost of one of their own as well as apprehend a wanted bomb-maker and a car jam-packed with explosives.  Kill them all.
  69. 2014 Monday: The Obama Administration announces that it is going to enroll 7 million people in government-mandated medical insurance plans by the deadline of midnight tonight—they fell short.  Elsewhere, the International Court of Justice at the U.N. agrees that Japanese whaling is conducted for commercial purposes, not scientific research; Japan accepts the order to cease all whaling activities in the Antarctic—the Greenpeace scumbags are delirious with joy.
  70. 2015 Tuesday: Even though the deadline for discussions on the Iranian nuclear program has arrived, the petulant terrorist nation and six other countries agree to continue the talks because ‘some progress has been made.’  The Iranians are lying scumbags and we cannot trust them.  Meanwhile, some crazy things are occurring in Turkey what with a blackout afflicting approximately 65-percent of the country.  Terrorism?  No one knows for sure.
  71. 2016 Thursday: The Supreme Court of the state of Pennsylvania upholds a previous court ruling that allows Texas Senator Ted Cruz to appear on the state’s primary ballot.  Some losers were trying to challenge the senator’s being born in Canada to American parents saying he was not qualified under the Constitution to seek the nation’s high office.
  72. 2017 Friday: New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio says he is ‘developing a plan to close the infamous Rikers Island New York Police Department jail within a decade.’  That will be the day.   Elsewhere, at a meeting of NATO members, the Germans say it’s ‘unrealistic for them to spend 2-percent of their GDP on military assets and equipment.’  Wow.  Meanwhile, former 4th U.S. Transportation Secretary William Thaddeus Coleman Jr. died at age 96.  A Republican, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from March 07, 1975, to January 20, 1977.
  73. 2018 Saturday:  President Donald J. Trump’s first secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, found himself fired today.  He served from February 01, 2017, to March 31, 2018.  This pretentious fool called his boss a “moron,’ which is one of the major reasons he got canned.  He was actively working against the president from within the State Department.
  74. 2019 Sunday: So many illegal aliens are attempting to storm the United States that the Trump administration has threatened to close the border with Mexico.  The American people want to know, when will there be enough ‘invaders’ for the ruling class to understand this and to then authorize the use of deadly force?  We cannot wait until the nation has been toppled via the sheer numbers of illegals seeking entry to the country.  Shoot them down!
  75. 2020 Tuesday: As the day sputters to an end, cases of the Wuhan Virus continue going up although communist China continues braying like sheep  that cases there are going down and life is returning to normal.  Uh, okay, can’t trust communists folks.  As we wrap up for the day, total confirmed cases around the planet are at 858,785 what with a total of 42,139 confirmed deaths worldwide.  In the United States, there are 203,608 confirmed cases of the Kung Flu with 4,476 confirmed deaths.  Again, thank you, China.  Today, the governor of Virginia, Ralph Northam, says life will be shut down until sometime in June, returning to normal a day AFTER the GOP primary takes place.  What a scumbag.
  76. 2021 Wednesday: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE– Under the Biden administration, it is clear that there no longer is any control on the southern border.  Hundreds of thousands of people are pushing across the border, swamping border guards, and spilling into the interior of the country.  This is akin to what brought about the end of the Roman Empire, its inability to escape perpetual wars as well as losing control of it borders to more and more people who would not assimilate.  Here is what we think: WE believe the Biden administration is praying for the American people to take it upon themselves to defend the border, doing whatever must be done to prevent the collapse of the country.  Then, and only then can some POS such as General Russell L. Honoré can then institute a harsh crackdown of the American people, once again going after the most dangerous enemy the country has ever known: evil white racist bigots.  This is what’s up.  Meanwhile, Chef Lilah Paulikovich informed us today that a relative working at HNL in Honolulu reported the first arrival of a planeload of illegal alien brats.  They are spreading the misery to wherever they can.   
  77. 2021 Wednesday A: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE II– That bug-eyed moron from the Empire State- Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (birth name ‘Sandy Cortez), aka AOC, aka Baby Evita (can we please deport this skank back to Venezuela or Cuba from where she truly came?)- has told the world that to refer to the border crisis as a ‘border surge’ is somehow racist.  Folks, they truly need some sort of intelligence test for people to serve at the federal level because this woman is a ditz.   Texas Governor Greg Abbott demands that the ‘border czar,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris address the border crisis instead of hiding from it out of sight. 
  78. 2021 Wednesday B: BIDEN ADMINISTRATION NEWS– The Biden administration is backing away from its desire to force a COVID-19 passport onto the American people.  Although they didn’t state this, we believe the following is the reason: when it comes time to vote, the voter would have to show their COVID-19 Chi-Vi vaccine passport with their photo ID.  Everyone knows that Democrats recoil from voter ID as Dracula does the sunlight and/or a crucifix.   Nope, until they can find some other way to force everyone to show proof of vaccination, this one is on the back-burner…for now.   Meanwhile, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is slamming the Biden-Harris administration on the coming massive tax increases with which, the administration plans to pay for all the graft they have in the pipeline.  The Chamber of Commerce probably is wishing Donald J. Trump would return.   Speaking of Biden’s infrastructure plan, progressives are demanding $10 trillion in GREEN NEW DEAL spending.  WTF is wrong with these morons?  We don’t have the f***ing money, you dog dinguses.
  79. 2021 Wednesday C: COVID-19 NEWS– Peter Navarro, President Donald J. Trump’s economic adviser, lit into the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci who has been taking credit for the development of the Chi-Vi vaccine via Operation Warp Speed.   He laid out the case- first the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci downplayed the danger the virus posed to the American people, then said that it would “take years” to develop a vaccine, and then when the vaccine hit, AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci took credit for the vaccine.  We also remember the micro-doc saying, ‘masks were ineffective,’ then saying we ‘should wear 2-3 masks’ and at one point, even suggesting that perhaps ‘we should all wear goggles.’  WTF?  Anyhow, Mr. Navarro calls the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci a ‘sociopath.’  He sure appears to be that way as does Dr. Deborah Birx.  Full of themselves and full of fecal matter.[xi]   Elsewhere, ‘statistics’ show that in 2020, after heart disease and cancer, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu was the third highest cause of death (at 11-percent).[xii]   Finally, France is re-instituting nationwide lockdowns as well as school closures because the Chi-Vi is on the rampage yet again.  And YOU don’t believe that this evil crap didn’t come out of a biowarfare laboratory.  Finally, Pfizer and BioNTech claim their vaccines are 100-percent effective among adolescents and pre-teens.
  80. 2021 Wednesday D: FOREIGN NEWS/OVERSEAS NEWS– while the Biden administration is urging the European Union to remove all restrictions imposed upon Iran, the EU is planning to hit the number one JIHAD NATION with new sanctions because of their misbehavior.  Good.   Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms penetrated Taiwanese airspace the other day and the Taipei air controllers reported that when the Chi-Com pilots were told to leave ROC airspace, one of the Chi-Com pilots said, “This is ours.”  Shoot the skunks down.  Invasion coming soon.  We think so.  Meanwhile, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is blasting the decrepit Biden administration over being soft on the People’s Republic of China (although lackluster U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken doubles down on his remarks of Chi-Com human rights violations such as the genocide of the Uighurs).  Beijing then responds, ‘wah, wah, wah, we are being discriminated against.’  F*** you guys.  Finally, H & M reports Q 1 losses and vows that it will rebuild its reputation in communist China after last year raising concerns over mistreatment of Uighur and other minorities in the PRC in Xinjiang Province.  This is why nothing will improve what with too many spineless countries and businesses.
  81. 2021 Wednesday E: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– Hunter Biden- son of Joe Biden- says that he probably ‘should not have taken a job with Burisma.’  Uh, okay.  Finally got the crack out of your brain and see the error of your ways?  Meanwhile, Congressman Matt Gaetz, R-FL 1st congressional district, is beset with what appears to be a false flag operation- most likely being run out of the DCCC- to tie him to transporting an underage girl across stateliness.  We watched an interview with the congressman and Fox News’ Tucker Carlson last night and we concur- it was a strange interview but not because of Congressman Gaetz but because Tucker sometimes seems to have difficulties processing what people are saying to him.  Ah, well, we won’t pass judgment until we hear the complete story.  Elsewhere, it’s Day 3 of the trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, on trial for the death of thug, George Floyd.
  82. 2021 Wednesday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– Facebook and Instagram banned a recent interview between Lara Trump and President Donald J. Trump.  Sad.  Next, beached whale of a governor, Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov, aka the Gropin’ Gov, just did a complete 180 and signed into a law legalizing recreational pot in the Empire State.  Not that long ago, “Killer Cuomo” did not want to see legalized pot in his state but as he continues to appear shakier and shakier by the day, the guy will do anything to cling to his job.  Can someone somewhere find photos of this moron in BLACK FACE?  That would be the trifecta!  Next, down in Georgia, an equally shaky governor, Brian Kemp, says that the NEW voting laws slams the Democrats’ power grab with H.R. 1.   Moving on, the Wisconsin State Supreme Court strikes down Governor Tony Evers’ demand for the mask mandate to continue ad infinitum.  Good for you!  Finally, the WOKE Pentagon reverses President Donald J. Trump’s tranny ban and welcomes ALL trannys and other aberrant behavior people to join its ranks.      
  83. 2021 Wednesday G: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 128,421,931 confirmed cases, +633,914, 2,807,094  confirmed deaths, +12,673, and 72,860,502 confirmed recoveries, +359,322.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,613,592 confirmed cases, up 64,157 from yesterday’s reporting, 556,487 confirmed deaths, UP 910, and 118,271,487 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[xiii] 
  84. 2021 Wednesday H: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 229,277 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another one-to-two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  85. 2021 Wednesday I: 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: 3,667,039 confirmed cases, 59,138 confirmed deaths (less than yesterday’s), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,052,433 confirmed cases, 33,337 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 29,689 confirmed cases, 459 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 365,867 confirmed cases, 5,302 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Michigan, the home of Governor “Gravel Gertie Gretchen” Whitmer: currently, they have 739,078 confirmed cases, 17,100 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 833,040 confirmed cases, 6,203 confirmed deaths, and 819,564 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Morocco, home of perhaps the most libertarian Arab society: 496,097 cases of the virus, 8,818 confirmed deaths and 483,363 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]    
  86. 2021 Wednesday J:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,981.55, DOWN 85.41 points (-0.26%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,246.87, UP 201.48 points (+1.54%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,972.89, UP 14.34 points (+0.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.60 per barrel, +0.46 (+0.78%).  The price of GOLD is $1,706.60 per troy oz., -7.20 (-0.42%) while the price of SILVER is $24.46 per troy ounce, -0.08 (-0.31%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,190.10 per troy oz, -1.40 (-0.12%) while the price of COPPER is $3.99 per pound, -0.01 (-0.21%).[xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,624.50 per troy oz, -0.50 (-0.02%).[xvi] The price of RHODIUM is $26,250.00 per troy oz., -650.00 (-2.42%).[xvii]    Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.55 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.42.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.   In Burundian Franc, one greenback equals 1944.75.[xviii]  
  87. 2021 Wednesday K: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.902 per gallon, $2.860 in Florida, $3.680 in Hawaii, and $3.329 in Washington state.[xix]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,116,714,678,561 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xx]  Cloward and Piven running amok. 
  88. 2021 Wednesday L: Congressman Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district and the House Minority Leader, said today that ‘House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi genuinely wants to get Congresswoman Marionnette Miller-Meeks, R-IA 2nd congressional district out of office so she can cement her grip on power.  Currently, her control is among the slimmest margins ever and if border Blue Dog Democrats begin defecting to the GOP camp, she is going to have one hell of a time getting her Maoist agenda pushed through.  Elsewhere, a judge ruled that the Trump campaign’s NDA- non-disclosure agreements- are virtually unenforceable.   Next, we overlooked mentioning it yesterday but the “G-Man”- G. Gordon Liddy of Watergate fame as well as a longtime talk radio host died at age 90.  God bless you, “G-Man!”  Elsewhere, Congressman Scott Perry, R-PA 10th congressional district says there’s “No way” Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan will get bipartisan support.  Finally, the Cancel Culture is canceling two episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants as one episode features the clam pandemic and the other one a character stealing ladies undergarments.  WTF? 
  89. 2021 Wednesday M: Having earlier mentioned House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s attempt to boot out Congresswoman Marionnette Miller-Meeks, Iowa State Senator Rita Hart, D-IA 49th senatorial district, has dropped her bid to have the senile old speaker of the House steal the election for her.  The people of Iowa were extremely angry with her for trying to steal a certified election.  Elsewhere, it would appear that ALL of the perps committing hate crimes against Asian-Americans are BLACK AMERICANS.  Two recent beatings of Asian-Americans caught on camera were committed by black men.  One is in custody, the other one is being sought by law enforcement.  We speculate that the Democrats are paying one portion of their identity politics base to go out and attack another, lesser-liked member, i.e., the Asians, to commit HATE CRIMES.  The Democrats are the master puppeteers.  Finally, Joe Biden is giving us a NEW Civilian Climate Corps.  Going to be loads of losers flocking to that crap-assed organization.  Greta Thunberg-like wannabes, screaming at EVERYONE:  “YOU ARE KILLING THE PLANET!” F**k them.
  90. 2021 Wednesday N: Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3547 with a $33 million pot on the line: 04, 26, 36, 37, 42, and Mega 05.  Out of 113,541 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $13,076 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold in (1) Primm Valley Lotto, Nipton, CA 93264; (2) Shell, West Hills, CA 93107; and (3) Worton’s Market, Georgetown, CA 95634.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #833 with a $20 million jackpot awaiting some lucky person- 03, 10, 44, 55, 68, and Power 24.  Out of 41,878 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Powerball for a prize of $2,656,980.  Out of 41,878 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Powerball for a prize of $2,656,980. The top winning ticket in California was sold at the Circle K in Temecula, California 92592.
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Woodstock Records released the first posthumous album by Rick Danko, “Times Like These,” an album that came out on July 27, 2000.  This album features a variety of tunes culled from a plethora of sources which means both studio and live tracks.  One finds a glorious collection of songs here that allow the artist to shine in the way that he should and always will.  We think you will enjoy this album which means, seek it out wherever you shop for the best in music.  You can find this album at not only Amazon but also at Discogs, AllMusic, and eBay.  We hope you will seek it out wherever it is you shop for the absolute best in rock and folk music, give it a good listen, and pick it up- you will be glad you did.

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[i] Observed in Arizona, California, Colorado, Michigan, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin.

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

[iii] We promoted the music of Spooky Tooth, Mott the Hoople, and Widowmaker- among other interconnected bands beginning on Friday, 25-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  We hope you will check out this collection of great rock music.  Even the worst albums among them beats the crap out of any bull crap music one hears today.

[iv] See previous footnote.

[v] We are not sure when we will present the music of Supertramp, but we hope to do it within the next year or so.  You will not want to miss this group, that we can tell you.

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

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

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

[ix] We promoted the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and of Jimi Hendrix, beginning on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014.  Look for them and add them to your collection.

[x] We hope to promote the music of the Doobie Brothers sometime before 2030.  We hope you will remain vigilant for the day when we do.

[xi] Something else of interest are the side effects connected to the various vaccines, particularly the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the one that uses fetal tissues from aborted fetuses for both testing and manufacturing such as the elderly man who THREE DAYS post his final vaccination, his skin turned bright red and began peeling off his body.  Now this sounds rather ‘satanic’ to us so there is NO flipping way anyone working at the AICPENDBLOG.COM will ever get the J & J vaccine.  EVIL.

[xii] However, most of the victims were either seniors, the disabled, the chronically ill, and the obese or overweight.  Stats also show that hardly anyone died from the flu.  Amazing how that works…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

77. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2022

1946 Monday: At the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials, former Luftwaffe Chief Hermann Goering is still in the witness dock. He will not accept fault for his crimes and defends the actions that he and his fellow Nazis took during the war. He’s a tough nut to crack. Goering, however, knows the score- he knows he’s destined for the hangman’s noose unless a miracle happens.

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77. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2022:

President Grover Cleveland; Vice President John C. Calhoun; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Brockholst Livingston; Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Oscar L. Chapman; U.S. Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug; U.S. Secretary of State John C. Calhoun; U.S. Treasury Secretary L. M. Shaw; U.S. Secretary of War John C. Calhoun; Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano; Blues Image featuring Joe Lala, Chuck Berry, Derek and the Dominos featuring Bobby Whitlock, the Doobie Brothers featuring John Hartman, Gillan featuring Bernie Tormé, the Mamas and the Papas featuring John Phillips, Procol Harum featuring B.J. Wilson, the Rolling Stones, Steppenwolf featuring Kent Henry, and soul singer, Wilson Pickett:

  1. 37 A.D.: The Roman Senate annuls Tiberius’ will and proclaims Caligula emperor.
  2. 417 Saturday: St. Zosimus begins his reign as the 41st Roman Catholic pontiff on this date.  He would guide his earthly flock from today until December 26, 418.
  3. 731 Wednesday: St. Gregory III begins his reign as the 90th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide his flock until November 28, 741.  
  4. 1227 Thursday: The reign of the 177th Roman Catholic Pope Honorius III comes to its end.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on July 18, 1216.
  5. 1229 Sunday: German Emperor Frederick II crowns himself king of Jerusalem.
  6. 1314 Sunday: Jacques de Molay, the 23rd and the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar meets his fate at the hands of his tormentors at the stake.
  7. 1438 Friday: Albrecht II von Hapsburg becomes king of Germany.
  8. 1532 Friday: The English Parliament forbids payments by the church to Rome.
  9. 1766 Tuesday: Britain repealed the Stamp Act of 1765 due to its unpopularity among the colonists in New England.
  10. 1782 Monday: The future seventh vice president of the United States, 1825-1832—Democrat John C. Calhoun—is born on this date in Abbeville, South Carolina.  A future member of several parties, he would serve under Presidents John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson from March 04, 1825, to December 28, 1832.  Calhoun would also serve his nation as its 16th U.S. secretary of state.  In this capacity, he would serve under President John Tyler from April 01, 1844, to March 10, 1845.  Prior to this, he served the nation as its 10th U.S. secretary of war under President James Monroe from December 08, 1817, to March 04, 1825.  He then moved up the ladder to secretary of state, then, the U.S. Senate, and finally to the vice presidency. 
  11. 1813 Thursday: David Melville patented the gas streetlamp on this date.
  12. 1818 Wednesday: Congress approved its first pensions for government service.
  13. 1823 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the 15th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice of the United States Henry Brockholst Livingston died.  President Thomas Jefferson nominated his fellow Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Federalist Associate Justice William Paterson.  He served from November 10, 1806, to March 18, 1823.
  14. 1834 Tuesday: In Pennsylvania, construction workers completed work on the first railroad tunnel in the United States on today’s date.
  15. 1837 Saturday: The 22nd and 24th president of the United States, Grover Cleveland, a Democrat, was born in Caldwell, New Jersey.
  16. 1850 Monday: Henry Wells and William Fargo founded American Express on this date.
  17. 1865 Saturday: The Congress of the Confederate States adjourns for the last time.
  18. 1874 Wednesday: Hawaii signed a treaty with the United States, which granted America the right to exclusive trade.
  19. 1877 Sunday: President Rutherford B. Hayes appoints Frederick Douglas the marshal of Washington, D.C.
  20. 1881 Friday: Barnum and Bailey’s Greatest Show on Earth opened at Madison Square Garden on today’s date.
  21. 1882 Saturday: Opponents of the Earp family assassinate Morgan Earp while playing billiards in Tombstone, Arizona.
  22. 1895 Monday: 200 black Americans leave Savanah, Georgia, bound for settlement in Liberia.
  23. 1899 Saturday: Astronomers discovered the moon Phoebe, which orbits the planet Saturn.
  24. 1902 Tuesday: The government of Ottoman Turkey grants a German business firm the right to build a railway line running from Berlin through Ottoman territory to Baghdad, Iraq.
  25. 1903 Wednesday: France dissolved the Catholic religious orders.   Meanwhile, in Livorno, Italy, future foreign minister of Fascist Italy and son-in-law of Benito Mussolini, Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano is born.
  26. 1909 Thursday: Einar Dessau of Denmark used a short-wave transmitter to become the first person to broadcast as a “ham” operator.
  27. 1910 Friday: On this date, the first opera by a U.S. composer performed at the Met in New York City.
  28. 1911 Saturday: Former President Theodore Roosevelt opened Roosevelt Dam in Arizona, which was the largest dam in America at that time.  Elsewhere, North Dakota enacted a hail insurance law.
  29. 1916 Saturday: During World War I, Czarist Russia countered the Verdun assault on the Western Front with an attack at Lake Naroch on the Eastern Front, the Russians lost 100,000 men and the Germans lost 20,000 in defending against them.
  30. 1920 Thursday: Greece adopted the Gregorian calendar on this date.  
  31. 1922 Saturday: British officials in India sentence Mahatmas K. Gandhi to six years in prison for civil disobedience.  H
  32. 1925 Wednesday: The Tri-State Tornado struck southeastern Missouri, southern Illinois, and southwestern Indiana, resulting in some 700 deaths.
  33. 1931 Wednesday: Schick Inc. displayed the first electric shaver.
  34. 1932 Friday: In Washington, D.C., the former 43rd U.S. Treasury Secretary L. M. Shaw died at age 83.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from February 01, 1902, to March 03, 1907.
  35. 1937 Thursday: Some 300 people, mostly children, died in a gas explosion at the New London Consolidate School in New London, Texas.
  36. 1938 Friday: Mexican President Lazaro Cardenas nationalized his country’s petroleum reserves and took control of foreign-owned oil facilities.  Elsewhere, New York commenced requiring serological blood tests of pregnant women.
  37. 1940 Monday: Benito Mussolini’s Italy joins Hitler’s Germany in its war on France and Great Britain.  The meeting between the two dictators took place in the Brenner Pass.
  38. 1941 Tuesday: In Prattville, Alabama, future soul legend Wilson Pickett[i] is born.  “In the Midnight Hour” would be among his greatest songs, covered by many including Pigpen of the Grateful Dead[ii].
  39. 1942 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed an executive order authorizing the World War II Relocation Authority, the governmental entity that took charge of interning Japanese Americans, with Milton S. Eisenhower (the younger brother of Dwight D. Eisenhower) as its director.  Meanwhile, the third military draft in the U.S. commenced during World War II.  Elsewhere, the British are preparing to launch Force 21 in another week or so, a combined force of Royal Marines, Army troops, and a small flotilla.  The purpose is to sail around Africa and to invade Vichy French-controlled Madagascar so as to deny it to the Imperial Japanese.
  40. 1943 Thursday: Following the showing at Kasserine Pass in Tunisia, General George S. Patton leads a revamped/retrained II Corps back into the fight to rout the remnants of the Afrika Korps.
  41. 1944 Saturday: Due to Hungary switching sides to Stalin’s Russia, the Nazis occupy their country.  There are still Hungarians willing to fight with their Nazi allies against the communists because what the communists are offering is far worse than their alliance with Germany.  Meanwhile, the Red Army is also rolling into Romania on this date, another member nation of the Axis.
  42. 1945 Sunday: During World War II, 1,250 Allied bombers attack the Nazi capital of Berlin.  On the Eastern Front, the Red Army is approaching Danzig, Poland, what today is Gdansk.  German forces are fleeing to the west as the Soviets continue the fight, driving into Poland ostensibly to ‘liberate Poland’ but in truth to conquer it and to then put a communist regime in Warsaw.
  43. 1946 Monday: At the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials, former Luftwaffe Chief Hermann Goering is still in the witness dock.  He will not accept fault for his crimes and defends the actions that he and his fellow Nazis took during the war.  He’s a tough nut to crack.  Goering, however, knows the score- he knows he’s destined for the hangman’s noose unless a miracle happens.  Elsewhere, 32.1st Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Oscar L. Chapman stepped down from office on this date.  As Acting U.S. Interior Secretary, Chapman served under President Harry S. Truman from February 15, 1946, to March 18, 1946.  His replacement, the 33rd U.S. Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, too, Secretary Krug served under President Harry S. Truman from today until December 01, 1949.
  44. 1947 Tuesday: Barrie “B.J.” Wilson, future drummer of the British rock group, Procol Harum[iii], was born in Edmonton, London, England, on this date.
  45. 1948 Thursday: Future famed keyboardist, who played with Eric Clapton in Derek and the Dominos[iv], Bobby Whitlock, is born in Memphis, Tennessee, on this date.  Meanwhile, the first signs of a split in the communist alliance between Josef Stalin’s Soviet Union and Tito’s Yugoslavia occurs as Russian advisors head home.
  46. 1949 Friday: The treaty for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, aka NATO, wins ratification in the U.S. Senate.
  47. 1950 Saturday: Future drummer with the rock band, the Doobie Brothers[v]—John Hartman—is born on this date in Falls Church, Virginia.
  48. 1952 Tuesday: In Philadelphia, an optometrist fitted the first plastic lenses for a cataract patient.  Meanwhile, guitarist with Ian Gillan’s solo band, Gillan[vi]– Bernie Tormé- is born on this date in Ranelagh, Dublin, Ireland.
  49. 1954 Thursday: Howard Hughes—the first person ever to own a motion picture studio—bought RKO Pictures for $23 million on this date.   Elsewhere, in French Indochina, after five-plus days of heavy fighting, the battle has fallen into a temporary lull.  The communists are consolidating their wins while the French are trying to drive the Viet Minh back and off their main airfield.  In the fighting, the French Union troops have lost three of 12 battalions although two have managed to parachute in to replace them.  On the other side of the dividing line, General Giap is calling for reinforcements and fresh supplies as his losses assaulting French positions have been horribly costly.  It is a horrifying battle but whoever wins it will determine control of the country.
  50. 1959 Wednesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Hawaii statehood bill, which led to it officially becoming a state on August 21, 1959.
  51. 1962 Sunday: France and Algerian rebels signed the Evian Accords, a cease-fire agreement that took effect the next day ending the Algerian War.
  52. 1963 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Gideon v. Wainwright, ruled unanimously that state courts were required to provide legal counsel to criminal defendants who could not afford to hire an attorney on their own. 
  53. 1965 Thursday: The first spacewalk took place as Soviet Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov went outside his Voskhod 2 capsule, secured by a tether.  Meanwhile, the Rolling Stones[vii] receive fines of £5 each for public urination.
  54. 1967 Saturday: “Penny Lane,” by the Beatles[viii] hits #1 on the pop music charts.  Combined with “Strawberry Fields Forever,” these two tunes became massive sellers.  Both would eventually end up on the “Magical Mystery Tour” album’s B-Side.
  55. 1970 Wednesday: For the first time in U.S. history, the USPS postal union calls for a strike.
  56. 1974 Monday: Most OPEC members end the oil embargo against the United States, an embargo caused by the U.S. support for Israel in the Yom Kippur War.
  57. 1977 Friday: The United States restricts travel of its citizens to the following nations: Cuba, North Korea, Vietnam, and Cambodia.
  58. 1981 Wednesday: In the NHL, the Buffalo Sabres set a record of 9 goals in one period against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
  59. 1986 Tuesday: The U.S. Treasury Department announced that it would begin weaving a clear, polyester thread into bills to thwart counterfeiters.
  60. 1988 Friday: In Nashville, Tennessee, heavyweight boxer Randall “Tex” Cobb beat ‘Neon Leon’ Spinks via a 10-round majority decision to drop Spinks’ record to 18-11-3 while that of Cobb went to 33-7-1.                                                                                                                                                            
  61. 1990 Sunday: The first free elections took place in East Germany.  Meanwhile, art thieves stole 13 paintings from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.  Since art experts valued the paintings at a whopping $100 million, the heist became the largest art robbery in history.  
  62. 1991 Monday: At the 2:22 minute mark in the seventh round of their heavyweight match, Mike Tyson beats Donovan “Razor” Ruddock via a TKO.  Billed as the “Fight of the Year,” this bout pitted two hard-punching boxers against one another.  However, the judges threw the fight to Tyson by awarding him with a TKO victory.   Once given the victory, Ruddock’s corner stormed into the ring and went after the referee which caused Tyson’s corner to enter the ring and a brief melee ensued.  With the victory, “Iron Mike’s” record went to 40-1 while that of Ruddock went to 25-2-1.
  63. 1992 Wednesday: Famed Disco queen Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
  64. 1995 Saturday: Michael Jordan announces he is ending his 17-month retirement from the NBA.   
  65. 1996 Monday: In the Philippines city of Quezon, a massive nightclub fire claims the lives of at least 162 people and injures scores of others.
  66. 2000 Saturday: in the Republic of China (Nationalist China) aka Taiwan- Chen Shui-bian wins the presidential election.  Taiwan is a free democracy living in the shadow of a communist giant who will resort to any act no matter how criminal to force Taiwan to become part of the People’s Republic of China.
  67. 2001 Sunday: Founding member and guiding light of the Mamas and the Papas[ix]—John Phillips—died from heart failure on this date in Los Angeles, California.  He was age 65.
  68. 2002 Monday: The Ramones are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on this date.  Meanwhile, the initial invasion of Afghanistan is over.  Operation Anaconda saw to the killing of loads of Taliban and Al-Qaida garbage.   The hunt for Osama bin Laden is on.
  69. 2003 Tuesday: Tomorrow is the jumping off point for the invasion of Iraq.  Hundreds of millions of people across the world are praying the world will not go to war but to war the United States would go, all because the Military-Industrial-Political Complex will rake in tens of billions of dollars in war materials, conquered territory, and regime change.  President George W. Bush, PLEASE- don’t do this.  We beg you.  Meanwhile, the foreign ministry in Iraq labels President Bush a ‘war criminal’ before the war is even under way.
  70. 2004 Thursday: Howard Dean announces he is going to form a far-left organization of people of like mind, the progressive Democracy for America group.  This guy’s a nut.   Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives votes to double the bounty atop the head of wanted international terrorist, Osama bin Laden.  Find the POS and kill him.
  71. 2005 Friday: Doctors in Florida, acting on the orders of a state judge, removed Terri Schiavo’s feeding tube.  Despite the efforts of congressional Republicans to intervene and repeated court appeals by the parents of Schiavo, the brain-damaged woman died on March 31, 2005, at age 41.
  72. 2006 Saturday: Following a U.N. Security Council vote just days before authorizing any naval force encountering pirates off the coast of East Africa to engage, a U.S. Naval squadron encounters Somali pirates and lights them up killing at least 1, wounding others, and taking 12 prisoners.  Excellent action.  Pirates must be eliminated from the high seas.  Elsewhere, Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine are fighting one another as they try to form a unified cabinet.
  73. 2007 Sunday: The war in Iraq continues killing people and destroying property.  A bomb goes off in Baghdad killing at least 11 people and wounding God knows how many others.   Elsewhere, French crime writer Cesare Battisti is arrested in Brazil.  Apparently, his home country’s courts in Italy convicted him in absentia of two murders back in the 1970s.  The Italian police were finally able to capture the rogue and extradite him back to Rome to face justice.
  74. 2008 Tuesday: You know it’s an election year when loads of limp-wristed sissies turn out to protest the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.  Look, we agree, NO one wanted George W. Bush to invade Iraq but the more we think about it, the more it appears that the Deep State aka the Military-Industrial-Political Complex egged him on to do it because industrialists and corporatists can only make money when bombs are dropping on Middle Eastern and other Third World targets and blood is being shed for oil.  When we don’t even get the oil, it’s even worse.  Fricking Dick Cheney!   Meanwhile, Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, does his best to distance himself from the insane comments made by his ‘former’ Reverend Jeremiah “Chickens Have Come Home to Roost” Wright in whose church Senator and Mrs. Obama sat for 20 years.
  75. 2009 Wednesday: Kent Henry, former guitarist with Blues Image and Steppenwolf[x] died at age 60 from the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in Portland, Oregon.  Meanwhile, the Fed announces its plan to buy up to $1.2 trillion in bonds and securities with which it hopes to stabilize a damaged economy.  Meanwhile, as an uproar continues over the bonuses AIG plans to give to its board members and CEO, AIG announces that the recipients will return ‘half of their bonuses’ to the government.   Get them and get the hell out of town.
  76. 2010 Thursday: In anticipation of passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act- the PPACA, aka the ACA, aka Obamacare- the White House delays an overseas trip so President Barack Obama can sign the bill when it reaches his desk.  The Democrats expect to have the 216 votes with which to pass this monstrosity that will destroy the American healthcare system for generations to come, lead to lower-quality healthcare, and create ‘Death Panels’ with which government bureaucrats will eliminate what the Nazis called, “Useless eaters,” people who took more resources to stay alive than they gave back to society.  We hope it won’t pass.
  77. 2011 Friday: After the United States, Britain, and France authorized a No-Fly Zone over Libya, Libyan authorities announced that it would call for a ceasefire, which it immediately violated by killing 25 civilians in Misrata.   Meanwhile, the MESSENGER spacecraft goes into orbit around the planet Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun.
  78. 2012 Sunday: Armed rebels are running amok in Damascus, Syria.  Following a massive car bomb blowing up part of the city, raging gun battles break out in the streets leading to at least 27 dead and countless others injured.   Meanwhile, the U.S. military identifies the shooter of 16 Afghan civilians as U.S. Army Sgt. Robert Bales.  Currently, he is being held in solitary confinement at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas.  Afghan President Hamid Karzai is screeching about ‘multiple shooters killing the 16 which included 9 children’ but no evidence supporting those allegations is found.   Sgt. Bales enlisted in the military following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and had served multiple tours fighting terrorists.
  79. 2013 Monday: At Kano, Nigeria, an explosion at a bus park claims the lives of 25 people and injures numerous others.  Meanwhile, an explosion erupts claiming the lives of 10 people and injures 20 others as a car bomb goes off in Mogadishu, Somalia.
  80. 2014 Tuesday: President Obama awards 24 Medals of Honor to veterans originally overlooked due to ethnic or racial bias.  Elsewhere, in the U.S., today’s Mega Millions multistate lottery drawing has two winning tickets; the $400 million jackpot is the third largest in the game’s history.  Elsewhere in Washington, D.C., the U.S. government shutters the Syrian Embassy and sends its diplomats home to Damascus.  Meanwhile, founding member of Blues Image[xi] as well as performer with other bands—drummer/percussionist Joe Lala—died on this date in his hometown of Tampa, Florida, at age 66 from lung cancer.  Finally, famed NBA coach Phil Jackson signs a five-year contract to become the president of the New York Knicks.  Oh, well.
  81. 2015 Wednesday: Although election consultants sent by President Barack Obama to help the opposition to Israeli leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, worked hard and spent millions to beat the prime minister, Netanyahu and his Likud Party retain power.  Mr. Netanyahu set out to form a new coalition government.   Elsewhere, violence breaks out in Frankfurt, Germany, during a massive protest against austerity measures proposed by Berlin. 
  82. 2016 Friday: American actor Joe Santos of Rockford Files fame dies at age 84.  Elsewhere, following imposition of new sanctions on North Korea, South Korea reports that its northern neighbor fired off two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan.   Meanwhile, European Union leaders are trying to bribe Turkey to do something about halting the ongoing flow of Muslim ‘refugees’ from the Middle East, Central Asia, and other parts of the region through their country and into Europe.  Something has got to give.
  83. 2017 Saturday: The founder of rock-and-roll—the great Chuck Berry[xii]—died from natural causes at the age of 90 in Wentzville, Missouri.  Meanwhile, as Iraqi military forces begin assaulting ISIS positions in western Mosul, tens of thousands of civilians try to flee through the battle lines.  The Iraqis have to sort out civilian from terrorist, it’s an onerous process but a necessary one.
  84. 2018 Sunday: In a ‘shock of shocks’ (yeah, right), Russian thug president and oligarch Vladimir Putin wins his fourth term with 76-percent of the vote.  Meanwhile, Sri Lanka ends the state of emergency it declared on March 06, 2018, after anti-Muslim riots got out of hand.
  85. 2019 Monday: According to the U.S. National Weather Service, historic, catastrophic flooding occurs as parts of Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota find themselves battling floodwaters.  Of course, this is a SIGN of ‘Climate Change.’  Ooh, la-la. Elsewhere, New Zealand mourns the loss of people killed in the recent mosque shootings, urging the populace to show compassion for the Muslim population.   Meanwhile, in Utrecht, Netherlands, a jihadist seeking revenge for the mosque shootings in New Zealand opens fire on a train, killing three people and wounding others.  The police finally track the POS down and discover that he is a Turkish immigrant.   Bring out the old guillotine.   
  86. 2020 Wednesday: As of today, there are 214,894 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the “Wuhan Virus,” the one the Peoples’ Republic of China dumped on the world.  Currently, we have 8,732 confirmed deaths with 83,313 recoveries.  China continues leading the death toll with 3,122 followed by Italy with 2,978 and then Iran with 1,135 deaths.  After them, Spain acknowledges 623 deaths followed by France with 148, then South Korea with 84, the United Kingdom with 71, then the Netherlands with 58, and the U.S. with 55 deaths.  Meanwhile, after getting his butt clobbered in the previous day’s presidential primaries, Sen. Bernie Sanders announces the suspension of his presidential run.  Thus, Joe Biden is the de facto winner of the nomination which means, who will contest him at the convention or even before?  Will it be moronic Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York who seems to be on TV every flipping day acting as though he is the ‘shadow president’ or will it be Hillary Clinton or Michelle Obama?  Possibly, since Democrats OWE Donald Trump at least three years, perhaps the president should postpone elections until November 2024?  On Wall Street, the DOW Jones Industrial Average closes at 19,898.92, a drop of 1,338.46 or -6.30%.  The S & P closes at 2,398.10, a drop of 131.09 or -5.18.  Finally, the NASDAQ closes at 6,989.84, a drop of 344.94 or -4.70%.
  87. 2021 Thursday: DAY 58 of the Biden Regime.   FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS UPDATE- North Korea calls nuclear talks with the ‘Joe Biden administration’ to be little more than a waste of their time.  Furthermore, they say that IF Joe Biden doesn’t dump the harsh speech, Joe Biden won’t be getting much sleep at night for the next four years.  They might consider speaking with ‘Joe Biden’ if he refrains from the hate speech against Kim Jong Un and discontinues the nasty rhetoric.  Otherwise, Biden can shut the hell up.   In answer, the Biden administration says it ‘will keep all options on the table when it comes to dealing with the North Koreans and will counter any threat the Kim regime poses to the rest of the Asia-Pacific Region.’ 
  88. 2021 Thursday A: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS UPDATE II: The Russians are not happy with Joe Biden.  First, they demand that Joe Biden apologize for calling Vladimir Putin a ‘killer,’ and then when Joe Biden’s administration remains mum, they call their ambassador in Washington, D.C., to return home.[xiii]  This is a slap to the face of Joe Biden personally and to the American people in general.  It’s a good thing that Joe Biden didn’t say that ‘if Putin and I were in high school, I’d take his scrawny little ass behind the gym and beat the hell out of him.’  IF Joe had said something like that, we might be getting nuked by now but of course, Joe Biden lacks the testosterone to do something as brazenly stupid as that.   Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the ‘back and forth between Biden and Putin is increasingly childish.’  Stop it.  Meanwhile, Moscow extends the house arrest for Alexei Navalny’s spokesperson, Kira Yarmysh.   
  89. 2021 Thursday B: FOREIGN NEWS UPDATE/OVERSEAS III: In Kabul, Afghanistan, a bus carrying Afghan workers along a road runs smack dab into a roadside bomb planted by practitioners of the religion of peace.  The resulting explosion claims the lives of four workers outright, injures another nine, and blows the bus to smithereens.  One must love the ‘religion of peace!’  Next, as the Joe Biden administration meets with the Chi-Coms in Alaska, reports are that Beijing is going to pressure U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken- a close friend of the Chi-Coms- to remove all Trump era sanctions imposed upon them.  This most likely is going to happen.  Elsewhere, the UAW is upset because an automobile Ford Motor Company promised to manufacture in Ohio is heading for Mexico instead.  Thank you, Biden administration, thank you dumb ass Richard Trumka for NOT putting labor squarely behind President Donald J. Trump.  More job losses to come.
  90. 2021 Thursday C: BORDER NEWS UPDATE I: The people of the United States are decrying ‘Joe Biden’s assault on the southern border.’  As our country reels from the massive invasion of Third World illegal aliens who are coming here to suck off government’s teats, none of these people will assimilate and many of them are males of military age.   House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says that ‘Joe Biden’s words and actions alone have created the border crisis.’  He also says that ‘when Joe Biden was running for president, he said he would open the borders and legalize millions of illegals so no one should be surprised now at what is happening along our border.’  (Note- we say it’s time to begin seeding the Rio Grande with alligator pups, to put in antipersonnel, antivehicle, and antiboat obstacles beginning on our side of the river and then lay in minefields, foo gas pits, punji stake pits, and whatever else we can to protect our borders from the tidal wave of illegals.  STOP THEM NOW!)
  91. 2021 Thursday D: BORDER NEWS UPDATE II: Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, says that ‘Joe Biden is going to try to redeploy border funding to other programs,’ like WOKE bulls**t.   Meanwhile, Mexico says it will help with the BORDER DISASTER if the United States provides aid with the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine.   Elsewhere, it’s clear that DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is working on behalf of the illegal aliens and not the American people.[xiv]  Elections have consequences, folks.  The Biden administration is planning to legalize ALL DACA recipients as well as anyone who has worked in U.S. agricultural fields for as short a time as 180 days.  BUILD THE WALL AND DEPORT THEM ALL.  NOW.  It is better than hundreds of thousands of uneducated illegal aliens languishing in Joe Biden’s gulags.  Send them back NOW.  Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, demands that Secretary Mayorkas ‘change course now’ on the border.
  92. 2021 Thursday E: CHI-COM NEWS: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, is moving forward a bill that will strip compromised House Intelligence Committee member Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell, a man who had a lengthy sexual affair with a Chi-Com female intelligence agent, Christine Fang, aka Fang-Fang.  Leader McCarthy says there is NO way that Swalwell could get a security clearance in the private sector so he should not have one in the public sector.  Swalwell is a security risk and increasingly erratic House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi will do nothing about it.  (Note- it appears to me that her anti-Alzheimer’s drugs are not working very well- Goldie).
  93. 2021 Thursday F: POLLING AND ELECTIONS NEWS- a recent Rasmussen poll reports that 75-percent of the American people believe that VOTER ID is an essential tool with which to maintain fair and honest elections.  Why then won’t the Democrats demand safe and secure elections rather than seeking to enfranchise illegal aliens, felons, sixteen-year-olds, and others incapable of voting to vote?  This bull crap simply must stop.  NOW.   
  94. 2021 Thursday G: ATLANTA MASSAGE PARLOR MASSACRES and associated ideas- even though Robert Aaron Long- the person that shot and killed five Korean women, Latinos, and one white male says he didn’t do it because they are Asian does not gain much traction in the media.[xv]  We think his motive most likely was having watched the Grammys on Sunday night and seen all the whores and sluts prancing around that for a guy with a self-proclaimed sex addiction, he acted upon what he saw.  The Democrats continue wailing about the uptick in anti-Asian violence of which, we have still seen incredibly little and what we have seen other than Mr. Long is black folks attacking Asians.[xvi]  Still, the Asian-American community is screaming for support so congressional hearings looking into all the ‘anti-Asian violence’ are going to begin soon.  Dr. Alan Dershowitz, noted legal scholar, says the easy availability of firearms put the gun into the hands of Mr. Long.   How about we do something to help people with sex addictions in our highly sexualized society?   (Note- Joe Biden and Kooky Kamala Harris are going to visit Georgia soon and are going to blast guns- again.  STFU.  Goldie).   Anyhow, the Atlanta P.D. says the investigation into Mr. Long is FAR FROM OVER meaning they are seeking a racial angle.  Oh- White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki says, ‘Trump’s to blame for the shootings.’[xvii]
  95. 2021 Thursday H: U.S. Senate News- the U.S. Senates confirms the pro-China William Burns by a unanimous vote to become the nation’s next Central Intelligence Agency director.  Wow.  Even worse, the U.S. Senate confirms California Attorney-General Xavier Becerra by a vote of 50-49 (Senator Susan Collins, RINO-ME, voted ‘aye’) to become the next Health and Human Services secretary.  Generally, someone with a medical background is sought for this post.  Sadly, however, the only thing Becerra qualifies for is his love of abortion, abortion at all stages of fetal development and even post-birth.  The man is an evil, evil ghoul.   At least the people of California have gotten rid of him.  No longer is he the Golden State’s problem; no, he’s now the nation’s problem.   Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell says that Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer was correct when he defended the legislative filibuster back in 2017 whereas now, Schumer lacks the balls to keep the left-wing of his party at bay.  Schumer is LEFT-WING of his party.
  96. 2021 Thursday I: Miscellaneous Government News- The Republicans in Congress are concerned over HOW the Democrats plan on funding their (Green New Deal) ‘infrastructure program.’  Representative Nancy Mace, R-SC 1st congressional district, says that the Democrats will stick ‘the American workers, the middle class with paying for another multi-trillion-dollar bill.’  She also says that this scheme is their most expensive so far.   Meanwhile, the House passes an extension on the Equal Rights Amendment despite furious pushback from the GOP.   Next, in a ‘speech’ today,  Joe Biden referred to “Kooky Kamala” Harris once again as “President Harris.”  Dr. Jill Biden should be in prison for elder abuse.  WTF.  Moving on, the U.S. House of Representatives passes a bill with which to award GOLD MEDALS to all Capitol Hill police officers who withstood the ‘insurrection of January 06, 2021.’  Wow.  Go, Nance, go!  Panderer.[xviii] 
  97. 2021 Thursday J: WEATHER NEWS UPDATE- the National Weather Service issues severe warnings for the American Deep South.  The NWS also says that much of the U.S. is going to be in the throes of an extended drought.  WTF is going on in the atmosphere with all the chem trails?  Something is occurring of which hardly anyone knows.  We would LOVE to know what our government or worse- the globalist government- is doing to the world’s atmosphere.
  98. 2021 Thursday K: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS- The Kansas state Senate passes a bill prohibiting trannys from playing in girls’ and women’s sports.  It will advance to the GOP-controlled House in the state and then move to the governor’s desk.   Next, Lt. General Michael Flynn’s former business partner, Bijan Rafiekan, found himself resentenced by an appeals court over whatever bogus crime with which he was charged.   Next, Dan Bongino is going to assume Rush Limbaugh’s radio slot on Talk Radio.   In other interesting news, Los Angeles County D.A. George Gascon admits to cutting 8,000 years of prison sentences given to L.A. criminals and this in just 100 days.  We are NEVER visiting Los Angeles City or County ever again until this scurrilous POS is removed from office.
  99. 2021 Thursday L: GOP Miscellaneous News: a nonpartisan polling groups says that Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, is the most effective U.S. senator.  Next, another poll says that U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas is the most popular SCOTUS justice among Republicans.  Congratulations, Justice Thomas.   Elsewhere, former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he’s optimistic about Joe Biden doing the right thing with the Chi-Coms.   
  100. 2021 Thursday M: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 121,585,388 confirmed cases, +583,289, 2,685,770, confirmed deaths, +10,249, and 68,888,923 confirmed recoveries, +253,755.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,846,814 confirmed cases, up 58,650 from yesterday’s reporting, 543,481 confirmed deaths, UP 1,177, and 116,340,711 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this wretched, disorientated slobbering POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 215,004 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- Vegetable Joe, in another two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.    
  101. 2021 Thursday 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: 3,632,133 confirmed cases, 57,016 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,646 confirmed cases, 451 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers for more than a week now).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 354,828 confirmed cases, 5,212 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the U.S., aka the federal district, Washington, D.C., aka Fort Pelosi: currently, they have 42,892 confirmed cases, 1,046 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries thanks to Mayor Muriel Bowser.  Woof.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 824,926 confirmed cases, 6,062 confirmed deaths, and 793,723 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Romania, the home of Vlad the Impaler, aka Count Dracula of literary fame: 881,159 cases of the old the Communist China Condition, 21,877 confirmed deaths and 794,950 confirmed recoveries.   Meanwhile, new reports say that New York health authorities were horrified at Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s order to return COVID-19-positive patients back into nursing homes (and yet, they did NOTHING.  They are as guilty as the governor who, by the way, has another accuser, a female reporter who says he made her feel uncomfortable).
  102. 2021 Thursday O: Boy!  Dreadful day on the markets now that BIG BUSINESS realizes there is going to be inflation, possibly, stagflation, loss of jobs, low interest rates, all the gains made in 2021 are LOST thanks to “Pro-China Joe” Biden.  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,862.30, DOWN 153.07 points (-0.46%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,116.17, DOWN 409.03 points (-3.02%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,915.46, DOWN 58.66 points (-1.48%).  The price of GOLD is $1,732.60 per troy oz., +0.10 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $26.08 per troy ounce, -0.27 (-1.03%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,208.00 per troy oz, -9.50 (-0.78%) while the price of COPPER is $4.07 per pound, -0.04 (-0.94%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,662.80 per troy oz, +124.50 (+4.90%). The price of RHODIUM is $2,175.00 per troy oz, +45.00 (+2.11%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.59 per barrel, -0.41 (-0.68%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.51 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.49.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.   In Azerbaijani Manat, one greenback equals 1.69.   Last week, there were 770,000 first-time unemployment applications last week which is a reverse from the previous week.  Claims are going up, NOT going down.  The national unemployment rate for February 2021 was 6.2-percent nationwide.
  103. 2021 Thursday P: Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.871 per gallon, $3.580 in Hawaii, and $3.301 in Washington state.  Time for ALL Red States and portions of states to secede from the Communist States of America.   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,066,880,604,872 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.  Cloward and Piven running amok.  The country is going to implode.
  104. 2022 Friday: What will happen today…

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[i] We hope to do the music of all the soul legends one day including Wilson Pickett among others.

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

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

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

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

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

[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 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.

[ix] At some point, we will do the music of the Mamas and the Papas the same time we do the music of Sonny & Cher.  We hope you will continue awaiting that glorious day.

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

[xi] Not sure when we will do the music of Blues Image but when we do, you will be the first to know.

[xii] We look forward to promoting the music of Chuck Berry in its entirety but are not sure as to when.  Stay tuned.

[xiii] Apparently, Vladimir Putin is challenging Joe Biden to a public debate.  This is something we would love to have front row seats to watch!

[xiv] We learn today that at least 3 million illegal aliens are going to be legalized immediately just as we learned that all illegal aliens deported under the Trump administration who were here living in the shadows for three years will be invited back.  We also learn that the Biden administration will NOT deport any illegal alien child who manages to walk through Central America, up through Mexico, and somehow cross our border will NEVER be deported- DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.

[xv] Interesting note- Atlanta Police Department Captain Jay Baker lost his position as spokesperson for the department today because he relayed to the press what the suspect told him, that he ‘shot those people because of his sex addiction.’  Captain Baker did not sing the song of INCREASED VIOLENCE AGAINST ASIAN-AMERICANS, OH MY, MY!  Identity politics strikes once again and that ho, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is in the midst of it.

[xvi] The incredible thing in all of this is that Democrats despise Asian-Americans, they demonstrate it through holding them back in institutions of higher learning like colleges and universities.  The Dems do not like the fact that Asians are extremely industrial, successful, and do not need government generally to survive and thus the Democrats wage war on them around the clock.  Now that they can use their grief to their advantage, they love the Asians now but when things go back to normal, they will cut them loose the same way Democrats cut Cindy Sheehan lose after she thought she could primary Nancy Pelosi in her California House district race.  Democrats are USERS, they care little for the people they use, it’s who and what they are.

[xvii] Here’s something- Donald J. Trump’s personal wealth FELL by $700 million the four years he was president.  Mr. Trump is the first American president to LOSE money while in office.  The man is a patriot.

[xviii] The ‘January 06, 2021, commission’ by which the government seeks to ‘investigate the Capitol Hill riots, aka THE TRUMP-INSPIRED INSURRECTION, is being held up by…you guessed it…partisanship. 

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52. 2020 Tuesday B: U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia says that the rapid deployment of the vaccine for the Chi-Vi should drive unemployment below five percent given leftwing loony tunes governors like Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo, and other BLUE STATE dictators reopen their states instead of crushing their people.

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342. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 08, 2021:

Feast of the Immaculate Conception (Christian)

U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger; U.S. Transportation Secretary John Volpe; U.S. Treasury Secretary Howell Cobb; U.S. Secretary of War John C. Calhoun; the Allman Brothers Band featuring Gregg Allman, “Surfin’” by the Beach Boys, Blue Öyster Cult featuring Kasim Sulton, Def Leppard featuring Phil Collen, the Doors featuring Jim Morrison, Fairport Convention featuring Ric Sanders, the Hollies featuring Bobby Elliott, John Lennon, and the Keef Hartley Band featuring Gary Thain:

  1. 1776 Sunday: During the Revolutionary War, General George Washington’s retreating army crosses the Delaware River from New Jersey into Pennsylvania.
  2. 1813 Wednesday: In Vienna, Austria, Beethoven[i] conducted the orchestra in the performance of his new Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92, for the first time. 
  3. 1817 Monday: The 10th U.S. Secretary of War John C. Calhoun assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President James Monroe from today’s date to 03-04-1825 and then moved up the ladder to secretary of state, then the U.S. Senate, and finally the vice presidency.
  4. 1854 Friday: The 255th Roman Catholic Pope Pius IX proclaimed the Catholic dogma of the Immaculate Conception, which holds that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was free of original sin from the moment of her own conception. 
  5. 1860 Saturday: The 22nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Howell Cobb left office on this date.  A Democrat and then a member of the Constitutional Union Party, he served under President James Buchanan from March 07, 1857, to December 08, 1860.  He then became president of the Confederate States of America provisional congress.
  6. 1863 Tuesday: The Church of la Campana catches fire in Santiago, Chile; in the ensuing panic, at least 2,500 people die, and many more are injured.  Meanwhile, in the United States, President Abraham Lincoln announces plans for the rebuilding of the South following the conclusion of the Civil War.  Finally, Tom King of England defeated American John Heenan and became the first world heavyweight champion.
  7. 1886 Wednesday: The American Federation of Labor underwent founding in Columbus, Ohio.
  8. 1902 Monday: Oliver Wendell Holmes becomes an associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States.
  9. 1908 Tuesday: In Wakefield, Massachusetts, future 2nd U.S. Transportation Secretary John Volpe is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Richard M. Nixon from January 22, 1969, to February 02, 1973.  
  10. 1914 Tuesday: “Watch your Step,” the first musical to feature a score composed entirely by Irving Berlin, opened in New York on this date.  Elsewhere, British, and German battle squadrons engage around the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic during World War I.
  11. 1923 Saturday: Dignitaries sign a treaty of ‘friendship’ between the American and German peoples.
  12. 1936 Tuesday: Anastasio Somoza wins the Nicaraguan presidential race.
  13. 1940 Sunday: The Chicago Bears defeated the Washington Redskins, 73-0, in the NFL Championship Game, which was carried on network radio for the first time by the Mutual Broadcasting System.  The announcer was Red Barber.
  14. 1941 Monday: The United States entered World War II as Congress declared war against Japan, a day after the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, Hitler’s generals had been begging Hitler to allow them to withdraw to set positions and go on the defensive.  Although Hitler was loath to do this, he did call off the ‘eastern offensive due to the unexpected and heavy onset of winter.’  
  15. 1941 Monday A: Elsewhere, James Douglas “Jim” Morrison, famed lead singer and resident poet of the Doors[ii], was born in Melbourne, Florida, on this date.  Finally, Bobby Elliott—future drummer of the British rock band, the Hollies[iii], from 1963 to the present—is born in Burnley, Lancashire, England on this date.
  16. 1942 Tuesday: On the Eastern Front, the 11th Panzer Division under the command of Major General Hermann Balck encounters a Soviet truck convoy loaded with infantry reinforcements for the Red Army armor still at State Farm No. 79.  Instead of using armor piercing shells, the panzers use their machines guns to decimate numerous trucks and to kill and wound hundreds of Soviet soldiers.
  17. 1947 Monday: Gregg Allman—future organist/vocalist/guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[iv]—is born on this date in Nashville, Tennessee.
  18. 1949 Thursday: The Chinese Nationalist government moved from the Chinese mainland to Formosa as the Communists pressed their attacks.
  19. 1952 Monday: At Casablanca in North Africa, French troops shoot Arab demonstrators, killing at least 50 and wounding many more.  Elsewhere, on the show “I Love Lucy,” the producers of the show acknowledged for the first time on TV a pregnancy, that of one of its stars, Lucille Ball.  Meanwhile, Ric Sanders, keyboards/vocals 1985-present with the British band, Fairport Convention[v], is born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, on this date.
  20. 1953 Tuesday: On this date, Los Angeles became the third most populous city in the United States. 
  21. 1955 Thursday: Future bassist with the East Coast rock band, Blue Öyster Cult[vi], 2012-present—Kasim Sulton—is born on this date in Staten Island, N.Y.
  22. 1957 Sunday: Future guitarist with the British rock band, Def Leppard—Phil Collen—is born in Hackney, London, England, on this date.
  23. 1961 Friday: A fire at the Hartford Hospital in Connecticut resulted in 16 deaths.  Elsewhere, the Beach Boys[vii] released their first single, “Surfin’.”
  24. 1962 Saturday: The leaders of the first session of the Second Vatican Council adjourned on this date.  Elsewhere, typographers went on a 114-day strike against four New York City newspapers. 
  25. 1966 Thursday: The United States and the Soviet Union sign a treaty that forbids nuclear weapons in space.
  26. 1972 Friday: A United Airlines 747 crashed while attempting to land at Chicago-Midway Airport, killing 43 of the 61 of the people on board as well as two people on the ground.  Among those who died was Dorothy Hunt, wife of Watergate conspirator E. Hoard Hunt, U.S. Representative George W. Collins, D-Illinois, and CBS correspondent Michelle Clark.
  27. 1975 Monday: In Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, Gary Thain—bassist with the British rock group, the Keef Hartley Band[viii]—lost his battle with drug abuse as well as the aftereffects of an electrical shock he suffered while on stage; he was only 27.
  28. 1980 Monday: Outside of his New York City apartment building, an apparently deranged fan who had requested his autograph then shot dead, former Beatle John Lennon[ix].
  29. 1982 Wednesday: A man demanding an end to nuclear weapons held the Washington Monument hostage, threatening to blow it up with explosives he claimed were inside a van.  After a 10-hour standoff, police shot dead Norman D. Mayer; it turned out that there were no explosives. 
  30. 1986 Monday: House Democrats elect Congressman Jim Wright as the 48th speaker of the house.
  31. 1987 Tuesday: President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev signed a treaty at the White House calling for the destruction of intermediate-range nuclear missiles.  
  32. 1991 Sunday: Russia, Belorussia, and the Ukraine sign a treaty that forms the Commonwealth of Independent States.  Elsewhere, AIDS patient Kimberly Bergalis, who had contracted the disease from her dentist, died in Fort Pierce, Fla., at age 23.
  33. 1992 Tuesday: NBC announces that its hit show, “Cheers,” will go off the air in May 1993.   Meanwhile, the 62nd U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger assumed his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George H.W. Bush from today until 01-20-1993.
  34. 1993 Wednesday: President William Jefferson Clinton signs into law the North American Free Trade Agreement, aka NAFTA, which leads the Dow Jones Industrial Average hits a record 3,734.53 points.  
  35. 1998 Tuesday: The Supreme Court ruled that police cannot search people and their cars merely after ticketing them for routine traffic violations.
  36. 2001 Saturday: The U.S. Capitol reopened to tourists after a two-month security shutdown.
  37. 2003 Monday: President George W. Bush signed a $400 billion Medicare overhaul bill that included a prescription drug plan for seniors.  Congress, meanwhile, approved legislation to stem the flood of unwanted junk email the world knows as ‘spam.’
  38. 2008 Monday: In a startling about-face, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed told the Guantanamo war crimes tribunal he would confess to masterminding the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks; four other terrorists also abandoned their defenses. 
  39. 2009 Tuesday: At a ceremony in eastern Shan State, Burma, authorities burn $93 million worth of confiscated narcotics.
  40. 2010 Wednesday: Parisian authorities close the Eiffel Tower due to heavy snowfall.   Meanwhile, the world learns that WikiLeaks might possess files on Gitmo detainees and abuses committed against the jihadist scum by U.S. military authorities.   Even more shocking, Fox News liberal analyst Bob Beckel calls for the ‘assassination of Julian Assange.’
  41. 2011 Thursday: John Corzine, former CEO of MG Global, testifies before a committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, stating he does not know where hundreds of millions of dollars of his customers’ money has gone.  Meanwhile, Japan apologizes to Canada for its mistreatment of its POWs during World War II.
  42. 2012 Saturday:  Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi declares that he will enact proposed referendums on a new constitution, but that he will annul the decree he issued expanding his powers.
  43. 2013 Sunday: After the People’s Republic of China expands its air zone, South Korea responds by expand its air defense zone, causing rising tensions in the region.  Elsewhere, in Kiev, Ukraine, anti-government protesters topple the last surviving monument of Vladimir Lenin; the monument fell in Bessarabska Square; it was pounded with hammers and only some parts of the Soviet hero’s legs remained.
  44. 2014 Monday: The White House says that it supports the release of documents detailing the CIA’s abuse of War on Terror prisoners and its methods of interrogation even though it acknowledges that it will cause problems for the nation and its image around the world.  Thanks Obama.   Meanwhile, the U.S. and NATO ceremonially ended their combat mission in Afghanistan, 13 years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks sparked their invasion of the country to topple the Taliban government and to find terror mastermind Osama bin Laden and KILL him.    
  45. 2015 Tuesday: After candidate Donald Trump announced the previous day his intention to ban entry to all Muslims seeking to enter the United States, the liberals backed by their Fake News Media allies go ballistic, screaming how ‘horrible it all is.’   Candidate Trump’s GOP foes as well as the Obama White House blast him for being a bigot and the like.
  46. 2016 Thursday:  President-elect Donald J. Trump announces his pick for secretary of Labor- Andrew Puzder, of Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. fame.   Meanwhile, angry Democrats announce they are going to try to block his pick to head the EPA- Oklahoma Attorney-General Scott Pruitt, claiming him to be an enemy of the environment.     
  47. 2017 Friday: During a campaign rally in the Florida panhandle, near the Alabama border, President Donald Trump urged Alabama voters to elect Republican Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore, who had been dogged by unfounded charges of sexual misconduct; he lost the race.        
  48. 2018 Saturday: President Donald J. Trump announces that White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly, U.S. Army-Ret., will be leaving his post at the end of the year.  Elsewhere, Fake News Media reports that the Mueller investigation into Trump-Russia collusion could lead to indictments against the Trump Organization.   
  49. 2019 Sunday: The FBI opens an investigation into the shooting that occurred on the Pensacola Naval Air Station in Florida, the one in which, the Saudi Arabian military officer opened up on U.S. Naval and civilian personnel.  How do these scumbags insinuate themselves into the country?  What did the Saudis know and when did they know it?   Meanwhile, in Baghdad, unknown gunmen go on a rampage killing 25 anti-government protesters and wounding countless others. 
  50. 2020 Tuesday: To the delight of liberals and illegal aliens everywhere, DACA is restored.  Meanwhile, the FDA says that the Pfizer Chinese Virus vaccine is safe and effective, and President Trump takes to the airwaves to celebrate Operation Warp Speed’s swift creation and production of the countermeasure for Beijing’s pandemic.  He thanks loads of people sans any mention of the reprobate political Dr. Tony Fauci.   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, they vow retaliation for the increasing sanctions being placed upon them just as we learn that California Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell has DEEP TIES to Beijing in general and to the Ministry of State Security in particular.  It seems the man known as the ‘farter-in-chief’ for ripping one live on air while talking to Anderson Cooper had personal ‘close ties’ to a female MSS agent, Christine Fang who placed interns into the congressman’s office.  Say it ain’t so, Eric!
  51. 2020 Tuesday A: A second U.S. federal judge blocks President Donald J. Trump’s ban on the Chinese ‘social media ap’ (in reality, an intelligence gathering apparatus) TikTok.  Meanwhile, ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden announces retired U.S. Army General Lloyd Austin to be his next secretary of Defense should he actually ‘win’ the White House.  Elsewhere, at first reprobate Bill Clinton Judge Emmet Sullivan says he ‘is going to ignore President Trump’s pardon of Gen. Michael Flynn’ but eight hours later, throws in the towel and tosses the case as the U.S. Department of Justice told him to do several months back.  Finally, Texas Attorney-General Ken Paxton is suing four battleground states- Michigan, Wisconsin, Georgia, and Pennsylvania for having conducted the 2020 Presidential Election in an extremely crooked manner.   Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, is going to present President Trump’s case at the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
  52. 2020 Tuesday B: U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia says that the rapid deployment of the vaccine for the Chi-Vi should drive unemployment below five percent given leftwing loony tunes governors like Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo, and other BLUE STATE dictators reopen their states instead of crushing their people.  We say that as long as California Governor Gavin Newsom continues destroying average working Californians that the world boycotts ALL wines made by his Plumpjack Winery in Napa Valley.  This man is literally destroying the lives of the people who elected him, and he must face repercussions for his blatant criminality.
  53. 2020 Tuesday C: The U.S. Army fires or suspends 14 upper military officers in charge at the Fort Hood military base in Texas over the number of suicides, murders, and disappearances of military personnel on site.  Something isn’t right on this base and it’s high time they investigate the scum running it.  Meanwhile, we learn that millions of smart devices are susceptible to Chi-Com hacking.   Elsewhere, we learn that noncooperation with New Jersey’s Chi-Com Virus tracking program is at or above 74-percent.  Excellent, we do not respond to contact tracers here in California.  We say, “F**k them!”  Finally, the U.S. Supreme Court rejects the Pennsylvania mail-in balloting case (although it’s still on the docket).
  54. 2020 Tuesday D: Here are today’s Comrade Xi Pangolin-Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 68,046,467 confirmed cases, UP by 729,531 cases, 1,553,528 confirmed deaths, UP by 13,563 deaths, and 43,755,605 confirmed recoveries, UP by 506,329 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 15,205,627 confirmed cases, UP by 280,303 new cases, 288,583 confirmed deaths, UP by 3,019 new deaths, and 7,090,794 confirmed recoveries, UP by 119,513 new recoveries.
  55. 2020 Tuesday E: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 1,401,680 confirmed cases, 20,076 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 18,976 confirmed cases, 262 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 191,468 confirmed cases, 3,080 confirmed deaths, but like California, the apelike governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, West Virginia: 57,060 confirmed number of cases, 870  confirmed number of deaths, and 36,513 confirmed number of recoveries.  Let us look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife are relocating there.  Here they are: 348,285 confirmed cases, 2,932 confirmed deaths, and 330,188 confirmed recoveries.
  56. 2020 Tuesday F: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,173.88, UP 104.09 points (+0.35%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,582.77, UP 62.83 points (+0.50%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,702.25, UP 10.29 points (+0.28%).  The price of GOLD is $1,874.50 per troy oz., -0.40 (-0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $24.71 per troy ounce, -0.026 (-0.11%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,037.60 per troy oz, +0.60 (+0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $3.50 per pound, +0.0005 (+0.01%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,327.90 per troy oz., -23.40 (-1.00%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $45.53 per barrel, -0.07 (-0.15%).  Today, COCOA is $2,636.00 per metric ton, +61.00 (+2.37).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.53 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.83 euros.  Speaking of economic matters, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin offers a $916 COVID-19 Chi-Vi relief bill to House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and “Crying Chuck” Schumer, both Democrats, and both of whom call “Unacceptable.”  WTF!
  57. 2020 Tuesday G: Stay tuned for results from this afternoon’s NFL game between (15) Dallas Cowboys, 17 (3-9) @ Baltimore Ravens, 34 (7-5) as well as tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1614 with a $264 million jackpot.  Here are the winning numbers: 15, 19, 33, 39, 68, and Mega 25. 
  58. 2020 Tuesday H:  Stick around to discover what no-good activities the Chi-Coms, their Canadian, Iranian, and Russian allies are up to today along with their flunkies in the Democratic Party.  You know it’s going to be bad… 
  59. 2021 Wednesday: Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0673 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Palo Verde and Poppies.”  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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Following the release of their final studio album for about eight years, Fairport Convention went on the road in support of it and the record company released a live album culled from the tour.  “Farewell, Farewell” came out on September 13, 1979.  Well, on November 25, 1997, the band’s record company released a reboot of that historic album, “Encore, Encore.”  The band featured the quartet of Simon Nichol (guitars, vocals, dulcimers, and piano), and Dave Swarbrick (fiddle, viola, mandolins, and vocals), Dave Pegg (bass, mandolins, guitars, and vocals), and Bruce Rowland (drums, percussion, and piano).  Always a competent live act, the band delivers a sterling performance of fan favorites which is why we encourage our readers to seek this album out at your favorite site for nothing but the absolute best in rock and folk music, listen to samples, and then pick it up and add it to your forever-growing collection of the absolute best in music.  You will be extremely glad you did.

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[i] We hope that within the next decade, we will be able to begin presenting the music of the classical artists of the past as without them, there would be no civilization.  We hope you will stay tuned for further information.

[ii] We promoted the music of the Doors, the famed Los Angeles, California, hard rocking psychedelic band beginning on Saturday, 18-February-2012 through 02-April-2012.  We hope you will seek this legendary band out and consider adding it to your ever-growing collection. 

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

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

[v] Not clear as to when we present the music of the Fairport Convention and of Richard Thompson, their famed guitarist but we sure as heck hope we do within the next decade. 

[vi] We look forward to promoting the music of the Blue Öyster Cult sometime within the next 10-12 years.  We hope you will still be with us.

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

[viii] We promoted the music of the Keef Hartley Band on Monday, 02-October-2017 through Sunday, 22-October-2017.  The presentation also included the music of Miller Anderson, the band’s famed guitarist.

[ix] We began promoting the music of the Beatles and the band’s original members, beginning on Friday, 04-November-2016 which ran through Sunday, 11-June-2017. You definitely need to check out the music of the Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr- you will be glad you did.

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70. 2019 Sunday: So many illegal aliens are attempting to storm the United States that the Trump administration has threatened to close the border with Mexico. The American people want to know, when will there be enough ‘invaders’ for the ruling class to understand this and to then authorize the use of deadly force? We cannot wait until the nation has been toppled via the sheer numbers of illegals seeking entry to the country. Mow them down!

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90. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2021:

DAY SEVENTY-ONE OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Fourth Day of Passover / Cesar Chavez Day[i]

Vice Presidents John C. Calhoun and Al Gore; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Charles Evans Whittaker;  U.S. Secretaries of State John C. Calhoun and Rex Tillerson; U.S. Secretary of War John C. Calhoun; U.S. Senators Angus King and Patrick “Leaky” Leahy; AC/DC featuring Angus Young, “Johnny B. Goode” by Chuck Berry, the Clash featuring Vince White, the Doobie Brothers, Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass featuring Herb Alpert, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Mott the Hoople (and Bad Company) featuring Mick Ralphs, and Supertramp featuring Frank Farrell:

  1. 1492 Saturday: King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain issued the Alhambra edict, which expelled Jews who were unwilling to convert to Christianity.
  2. 1657 Saturday: The English Parliament makes the Humble Petition to Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell offering him the crown; he declines.
  3. 1745 Wednesday: The city of Prague expels its Jewish citizens.
  4. 1831 Thursday: Quebec and Montreal incorporate on this date.
  5. 1850 Sunday: U.S. population hits 23,191,876 (Black population: 3,638,808 (15.7%).  Meanwhile, the seventh vice president of the United States (served 03-04-1825-12-28-1832), Democratic-Republican John C. Calhoun, died on this date in Washington, D.C. at age 68.  It is important to note, too, that Calhoun was also the nation’s 16th U.S. secretary of state, under President John Tyler from 04-01-1844 to 03-10-1845.  Calhoun also served his nation as its 10th U.S. Secretary of War, doing so under President James Monroe from 12-08-1817 to 03-04-1825 then moved up the ladder to secretary of state, U.S. Senate, and VP.
  6. 1854 Friday: Through the Treaty of Kanagawa, Commodore Perry forces Japan to opens ports to U.S.
  7. 1861 Sunday: During the opening days of the Civil War, the Confederacy takes over the mint located at New Orleans.
  8. 1870 Thursday: The first black American to vote in the United States–Thomas P Mundy of Perth Amboy, New Jersey. —does so on this date.
  9. 1878 Sunday: Jack Johnson is first black American to hold a heavyweight boxing title.
  10. 1880 Wednesday: Wabash, Indiana, becomes the first town to electrify entirely with electric lighting and does so on this date.
  11. 1889 Sunday: French engineer Gustave Eiffel unfurled the French tricolor from atop the Eiffel Tower, officially marking its completion.
  12. 1906 Saturday: The Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the United States underwent founding to set rules in amateur sports.  The organization became the National Collegiate Athletic Association in 1910.
  13. 1913 Monday: American financier J.P. Morgan died in Rome at age 75.
  14. 1917 Saturday: The U.S. purchases the Danish West Indies for $25 million and then renames them the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  15. 1918 Sunday: For the first time in the U.S., Daylight Saving Time went into effect.
  16. 1931 Tuesday: Notre Dame College football coach Knut Rockne, 43, died in the crash of a TWA plane in Bazaar, Kansas.
  17. 1932 Thursday: The Ford Motor Company debuted its V-8 engine.
  18. 1933 Friday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Emergency Conservation Work Act, which created the Civilian Conservation Corps.  Meanwhile, in Germany, the German Republic hands power over to Adolf Hitler.
  19. 1935 Sunday: Famed trumpeter, Herb Alpert who would head the phenomenally successful Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[ii] is born in Los Angeles, California, on this date.
  20. 1939 Friday: Great Britain and France agree to support Poland should the Nazis invade the Eastern European nation.
  21. 1940 Sunday: La Guardia airport in New York officially opened to the public.  Elsewhere, future Democratic Senator Patrick “Leaky” Leahy is born in Montpelier, Vermont.  A future Democrat, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on- get this- January 03, 1975 and as today is still there.
  22. 1941 Monday: The Afrika Korps continues pushing the British back across the North Africa around El Algheila.  Although British armor suffers a severe mauling at the hands of the Axis forces, they are able to stymie the drive towards Mersa Brega and El Algheila.  
  23. 1942 Tuesday: Despite suffering U-Boat, Kriegsmarine, and ground-based Luftwaffe attacks from Britain all the way to the Russian Arctic port of Murmansk, Convoy PQ-13 arrives with much-needed supplies for the Soviet Union.  Elsewhere in the Indian Ocean, the Battle of Christmas Island commences.  Although not a battle per se, Imperial Japanese forces began landing on the island and were joined by mutinous Indian troops who took their British officers prisoner believing that the Empire of Japan would ‘liberate’ India.
  24. 1943 Wednesday: “Oklahoma!” the first musical play by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, opened on Broadway.  Elsewhere, on the southern Eastern Front- the Caucasus- the Red Army is mauling overstretched German military forces who are falling back in disarray to the Kuban defensive line.  The goal to capture the Caucasus and its oilfields is now little more than a pipe dream unless, of course, the Turks enter the war on the side of their former partners in World War I.  They don’t.
  25. 1944 Friday: German ally Hungary orders its Jews to wear yellow stars beginning April 5, so its police forces and the Nazis can find them.  Meanwhile, future guitarist with Mott the Hoople[iii] and Bad Company[iv]—Mick Ralphs—was born in in Stoke Lacy, Herefordshire, England on this date.  Elsewhere, in Alexandria, Virginia, future U.S. Senator Angus King is born.  A future ‘independent’ (a reliable Democrat vote), he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2013 representing Maine.  Meanwhile, in the Pacific Theater, U.S. air assets are pounding Japanese positions on the island of Palau ahead of an invasion to drive them out and retake the strategic island.
  26. 1945 Saturday: The Red Army continues plowing through Poland, capturing Upper Silesia on the way to the east German border.  Fighting is fierce, the Germans fighting for every scrap of land as for them, it’s better to fight the battle in Poland than in the homeland.  Russian forces are so powerful and the Germans so weak, the Nazis are fighting on nothing more than fumes which for them is formidable for their enemies.
  27. 1946 Sunday: A liberated Greece holds its first post-World War II elections.  The communists are striving to take power if they can but the Royalists with British help will stop them cold.
  28. 1947 Monday: Frank Farrell—future bassist with the British rock band, Supertramp[v] 1971-72—is born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  29. 1948 Wednesday: The future 45th vice president of the United States—Al Gore, Democrat, 01-20-1993-01-20-2001—is born on this date in Washington, D.C.  A perpetual Washington insider, this guy will almost be the sole creator of the GLOBAL WARMING-CLIMATE CHANGE-EXTREME WEATHER scam that will forever f*** up the world.
  30. 1949 Thursday: Newfoundland (now called Newfoundland and Labrador) entered confederation as Canada’s 10th province.
  31. 1954 Wednesday: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues to rage.  The communists have set their sights on French positions east of the Nam Yum River, the Elianes and Dominiques.  Although held by understrength units, the French regular army and Foreign Legion troops and Vietnamese and Thai allies are determined to give ground at high cost to the enemy.  As usual, the People’s Army digs trenches right up to the wire perimeters of the French positions and at the blast of the whistle storm up and hopefully over it into the trenches where hand-to-hand fighting will rage.  Attacks and counterattacks would sway back and forth.  Horrible battle…
  32. 1955 Thursday: Angus Young—future guitarist with the Australian rock band, AC/DC[vi]—is born on this date in Glasgow, Scotland.
  33. 1958 Monday: The Chess record label released “Johnny B. Goode” by Chuck Berry[vii] on this date.
  34. 1959 Tuesday: The Dalai Lama flees Communist China and receives political asylum in neighboring India.  The communists claim that Tibet belongs to them but Tibet does not, it’s been an independent kingdom for all time.  The communists are invading the country to subjugate it, it’s people, and to provide lebensraum for its people.  Wait, isn’t that what the Nazis called their land-grabs?  Living room for their people?  Funny how history tends to repeat itself…
  35. 1960 Thursday: Future guitarist with the British band, the Clash[viii]—Vince White—is born in London, England, on this date.
  36. 1962 Saturday: The 91st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Charles Evans Whittaker left the court on this date.  A Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Whittaker to fill the seat of Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed.  Whittaker served from March 22, 1957 to March 31, 1962.
  37. 1963 Sunday: After 90 years of service, Los Angeles ends its streetcar service.
  38. 1965 Wednesday: The United States orders the first batch of combat troops to Vietnam.
  39. 1966 Thursday: An estimated 200,000 antiwar demonstrators took to the streets in New York City to protest the war.  Meanwhile, the USSR launched Luna 10, which became the first spacecraft to enter lunar orbit.
  40. 1967 Friday: Jimi Hendrix[ix], performing with the Experience, burns his guitar for the first time live on stage.
  41. 1968 Sunday: At the end of a nationally-broadcast address on Vietnam, President Lyndon B. Johnson stunned the country by announcing he would not seek reelection. He said, “I shall seek, and I will not accept the nomination of my party for another term as your president.”  
  42. 1973 Saturday: In the 12th round of their heavyweight title fight, Ken Norton beats Muhammad Ali in a split decision.  Losing the North American Boxing Federation title, Ali’s pro-career record dropped to 42-2.  As for Ken Norton, his record improved to 30-1.  Norton and Ali would meet again later in the year.
  43. 1975 Tuesday: After a record 20 seasons on CBS-TV, “Gunsmoke” ended its run with its final first-run episode, “The Sharecroppers.”  This was perhaps one of the all-time greatest TV westerns but now with all the WOKE stupidity f***ing up the country, it would probably be deemed RACIST.  F*** them.  
  44. 1976 Wednesday: The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that the family of Karen Ann Quinlan, who was in a persistent vegetative state, could disconnect her from her respirator.  However, she remained unconscious until death finally claimed her in 1985.
  45. 1980 Monday: In the 15th round of their heavyweight title fight, Michael Weaver knocks out “Big” John Tate to win the WBA heavyweight boxing title.  Weaver’s record improved to 22-0 while Tate’s dropped to 20-1.  Elsewhere, President Jimmy Carter deregulates the U.S. banking industry.
  46. 1982 Wednesday: The rock group, the Doobie Brothers[x], break up after achieving monster success.  
  47. 1986 Monday: One-hundred-and-sixty-seven people died when a Mexican Airlines Boeing 727 crashed in a remote mountainous region of Mexico.
  48. 1991 Sunday: The Soviet Republic of Georgia endorses independence; meanwhile, the Warsaw Pact dissolves in the collapse of the USSR.
  49. 1993 Wednesday: Actor Brandon Lee, 28, suffered a fatal, accidental gunshot wound during the filming of a movie in Wilmington, North Carolina, when a bullet fragment that had been lodge inside a prop gun hit him.
  50. 1995 Friday: Mexican American singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez, 23, died in Corpus Christi, Texas, when the founder of her fan club, Yolanda Saldivar shot her.  A jury of her peers convicted Saldivar of murder and sentenced to life in prison.
  51. 2000 Friday: In Uganda, officials set the number of deaths linked to a doomsday religious cult at more than 900 people.  A fire at the cult’s church killed more than 530 people and authorities subsequently uncovered mass graves at various sites linked to the cult.
  52. 2001 Saturday: Universal Studios Japan opened a theme park in Osaka’s waterfront.
  53. 2002 Sunday: Problems continue to erupt back and forth between Israeli Defense Forces and Palestinian thugs under the control of POS Yasser Arafat.  The ongoing violence between Israelis and Palestinians has seen 1,262 Palestinians killed to Israel’s 401. 
  54. 2003 Monday: To great fanfare, the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball fame open their brand-new ballpark, the Great American Ballpark.  Former President George H.W. Bush throws out the first pitch and excitement is in the air.  Unfortunately, the Pittsburgh Pirates blow the Reds out by a final score of 10-1.  Ai, caramba!
  55. 2004 Wednesday: In Fallujah, Iraq, four American private military contractors working for Blackwater USA die in a terrorist strike; the people of the city mutilate their bodies and hang them from a freeway overpass.
  56. 2005 Thursday: Terri Schiavo, 41, died at a hospice in Pinellas Park, Florida, 13 days after her husband disconnected her from her feeding tube in a wrenching right-to-die dispute.
  57. 2006 Friday: The former chief of staff for Congressman Tom Delay, R-TX, pleads guilty in the ongoing Jack Abramoff Indian lobbying scandal.  After pleading guilty, Tony C. Ruby agrees to cooperate with federal investigators.
  58. 2007 Saturday: The first major sandstorm of the year blowing out of Mongolia blasts into the Chi-Com capital city of Beijing.  Storms in this part of the world are somewhat common and when they erupt, they damage the power grid. 
  59. 2008 Monday: A Bahamas jury ruled that Anna Nicole Smith’s son, Daniel, died from an accidental drug overdose, just like his mother.   Elsewhere, Islamist Shiite thug, Muqtada al-Sadr orders his Mahdi army to stop fighting following six days of heavy fighting between Iraqi government forces and his strongholds in Baghdad and in Basra. 
  60. 2009 Tuesday: President Barack Hussein Obama arrived in London, England, with his wife, Michelle, at the start of a European tour, his first journey across the Atlantic since taking office two months earlier.  Elsewhere, Benjamin Netanyahu took office as Israel’s new prime minister after the Knesset approved his government.  Finally, former Argentine President Raul Alfonsin died at age 82.  
  61. 2010 Wednesday: The Serbs create legislation that will offer a formal apology for their role as the perps behind the 1995 Srebrenica Massacre in which loads of Muslims were murdered.
  62. 2011 Thursday: At a meeting in Nanjing, China, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the main problem in the world’s monetary system is countries that inhibit the free flow of the value of their currency.  Elsewhere, during the Arab Spring, fighting continues in various parts of the Middle East.  Some Libyan government officials are defecting as fast as they can while rumor has it that President Barack Hussein Obama is planning to aid Libyan rebels seeking to oust Moammar Gaddafi.
  63. 2012 Saturday: Construction workers make progress on the United Kingdom and the European Union’s tallest building when workers place the spire of the Shard London Bridge into place.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Com authorities bust six people and close at least 16 websites.  What were their crimes?  They said they saw ‘military vehicles on the streets of Beijing.’  Question: aren’t there military vehicles on the streets of Beijing all the time?
  64. 2013 Sunday: In China, two people die from H7N9 avian influenza infection.  H7N9 avian influenza is a sub-type that medical professionals previously did not believe was a threat to humans.  Elsewhere, in the Nigerian city of Kano, the Nigerian military has a great day when they storm a building full of Boko Haram thugs, killing 14 Islamist thugs at the cost of one of their own as well as apprehend a wanted bomb-maker and a car jam-packed with explosives.  Kill them all.
  65. 2014 Monday: The Obama Administration announces that it is going to enroll 7 million people in government-mandated medical insurance plans by the deadline of midnight tonight—they fell short.  Elsewhere, the International Court of Justice at the U.N. agrees that Japanese whaling is conducted for commercial purposes, not scientific research; Japan accepts the order to cease all whaling activities in the Antarctic—the Greenpeace scumbags are delirious with joy.
  66. 2015 Tuesday: Even though the deadline for discussions on the Iranian nuclear program has arrived, the petulant terrorist nation and six other countries agree to continue the talks because ‘some progress has been made.’  The Iranians are lying scumbags and we cannot trust them.  Meanwhile, some crazy things are occurring in Turkey what with a blackout afflicting approximately 65-percent of the country.  Terrorism?  No one knows for sure.
  67. 2016 Thursday: The Supreme Court of the state of Pennsylvania upholds a previous court ruling that allows Texas Senator Ted Cruz to appear on the state’s primary ballot.  Some losers were trying to challenge the senator’s being born in Canada to American parents saying he was not qualified under the Constitution to seek the nation’s high office.
  68. 2017 Friday: New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio says he is ‘developing a plan to close the infamous Rikers Island New York Police Department jail within a decade.’  That will be the day.   Elsewhere, at a meeting of NATO members, the Germans say it’s ‘unrealistic for them to spend 2-percent of their GDP on military assets and equipment.’  Wow.
  69. 2018 Saturday:  President Donald J. Trump’s first secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, found himself fired today.  He served from 02-01-2017 to 03-31-2018.  This pretentious fool called his boss a “moron,’ which is one of the major reasons he got canned.  He was actively working against the president from within the State Department.
  70. 2019 Sunday: So many illegal aliens are attempting to storm the United States that the Trump administration has threatened to close the border with Mexico.  The American people want to know, when will there be enough ‘invaders’ for the ruling class to understand this and to then authorize the use of deadly force?  We cannot wait until the nation has been toppled via the sheer numbers of illegals seeking entry to the country.  Shoot them down!
  71. 2020 Tuesday: As the day sputters to an end, cases of the Wuhan Virus continue going up although communist China continues braying like sheep  that cases there are going down and life is returning to normal.  Uh, okay, can’t trust communists folks.  As we wrap up for the day, total confirmed cases around the planet are at 858,785 what with a total of 42,139 confirmed deaths worldwide.  In the United States, there are 203,608 confirmed cases of the Kung Flu with 4,476 confirmed deaths.  Again, thank you, China.  Today, the governor of Virginia, Ralph Northam, says life will be shut down until sometime in June, returning to normal a day AFTER the GOP primary takes place.  What a scumbag.
  72. 2021 Wednesday: Day #71 of the Biden-Harris regime, stick around to find out WTF these fraudulent hucksters and grifters are up to today.  Everyone knows they’re up to no f***ing good.

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[i] Observed in Arizona, California, Colorado, Michigan, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin.

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

[iii] We promoted the music of Spooky Tooth, Mott the Hoople, and Widowmaker- among other interconnected bands beginning on Friday, 25-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  We hope you will check out this collection of great rock music.  Even the worst albums among them beats the crap out of any bull crap music one hears today.

[iv] See previous footnote.

[v] We are not sure when we will present the music of Supertramp but we hope to do it within the next year or so.  You will not want to miss this group, that we can tell you.

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

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

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

[ix] We promoted the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and of Jimi Hendrix, beginning on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014.  Look for them and add them to your collection.

[x] We hope to promote the music of the Doobie Brothers sometime before 2030.  We hope you will remain vigilant for the day when we do.

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Elsewhere, in French Indochina, after five-plus days of heavy fighting, the battle has fallen into a temporary lull. The communists are consolidating their wins while the French are trying to drive the Viet Minh back and off their main airfield. In the fighting, the French Union troops have lost three of 12 battalions although two have managed to parachute in to replace them.

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77. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2021:

DAY FIFTY-EIGHT OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

President Grover Cleveland; Vice President John C. Calhoun; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Brockholst Livingston; U.S. Secretary of State John C. Calhoun; U.S. Secretary of War John C. Calhoun; Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano; Blues Image featuring Joe Lala, Chuck Berry, Derek and the Dominos featuring Bobby Whitlock, the Doobie Brothers featuring John Hartman, Gillan featuring Bernie Tormé, the Mamas and the Papas featuring John Phillips, Procol Harum featuring B.J. Wilson, the Rolling Stones, and Steppenwolf featuring Kent Henry:

  1. 37 A.D.: The Roman Senate annuls Tiberius’ will and proclaims Caligula emperor.
  2. 417: St. Zosimus begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  3. 731 Wednesday: St. Gregory III begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  4. 1229 Sunday: German Emperor Frederick II crowns himself king of Jerusalem.
  5. 1314 Sunday: Jacques de Molay, the 23rd and the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar meets his fate at the hands of his tormentors at the stake.
  6. 1438 Friday: Albrecht II von Hapsburg becomes king of Germany.
  7. 1532 Friday: The English Parliament forbids payments by the church to Rome.
  8. 1766 Tuesday: Britain repealed the Stamp Act of 1765 due to its unpopularity among the colonists in New England.
  9. 1782 Monday: The future seventh vice president of the United States, 1825-1832—Democrat John C. Calhoun—is born on this date in Abbeville, South Carolina.  A future member of several parties, he would serve under Presidents John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson from 03-04-1825 to 12-28-1832.  Calhoun would also serve his nation as its 16th U.S. secretary of state.  In this capacity, he would serve under President John Tyler from 04-01-1844 to 03-10-1845.  Prior to this, he served the nation as its 10th U.S. secretary of war under President James Monroe from 12-08-1817 to 03-04-1825.  He then moved up the ladder to secretary of state, then, the U.S. Senate, and finally to the vice presidency. 
  10. 1813 Thursday: David Melville patented the gas streetlamp on this date.
  11. 1818 Wednesday: Congress approved its first pensions for government service.
  12. 1823 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the 15th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice of the United States Henry Brockholst Livingston died.  President Thomas Jefferson nominated his fellow Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Federalist Associate Justice William Paterson.  He served from 11-10-1806 to 03-18-1823.
  13. 1834 Tuesday: In Pennsylvania, construction workers completed work on the first railroad tunnel in the United States on today’s date.
  14. 1837 Saturday: The 22nd and 24th president of the United States, Grover Cleveland, a Democrat, was born in Caldwell, New Jersey.
  15. 1850 Monday: Henry Wells and William Fargo founded American Express on this date.
  16. 1865 Saturday: The Congress of the Confederate States adjourns for the last time.
  17. 1874 Wednesday: Hawaii signed a treaty with the United States, which granted America the right to exclusive trade.
  18. 1877 Sunday: President Rutherford B. Hayes appoints Frederick Douglas the marshal of Washington, D.C.
  19. 1881 Friday: Barnum and Bailey’s Greatest Show on Earth opened at Madison Square Garden on today’s date.
  20. 1882 Saturday: Opponents of the Earp family assassinate Morgan Earp while playing billiards in Tombstone, Arizona.
  21. 1895 Monday: 200 black Americans leave Savanah, Georgia, bound for settlement in Liberia.
  22. 1899 Saturday: Astronomers discovered the moon Phoebe, which orbits the planet Saturn.
  23. 1902 Tuesday: The government of Ottoman Turkey grants a German business firm the right to build a railway line running from Berlin through Ottoman territory to Baghdad, Iraq.
  24. 1903 Wednesday: France dissolved the Catholic religious orders.   Meanwhile, in Livorno, Italy, future foreign minister of Fascist Italy and son-in-law of Benito Mussolini, Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano is born.
  25. 1909 Thursday: Einar Dessau of Denmark used a short-wave transmitter to become the first person to broadcast as a “ham” operator.
  26. 1910 Friday: On this date, the first opera by a U.S. composer performed at the Met in New York City.
  27. 1911 Saturday: Former President Theodore Roosevelt opened Roosevelt Dam in Arizona, which was the largest dam in America at that time.  Elsewhere, North Dakota enacted a hail insurance law.
  28. 1916 Saturday: During World War I, Czarist Russia countered the Verdun assault on the Western Front with an attack at Lake Naroch on the Eastern Front, the Russians lost 100,000 men and the Germans lost 20,000 in defending against them.
  29. 1920 Thursday: Greece adopted the Gregorian calendar on this date.  
  30. 1922 Saturday: British officials in India sentence Mahatmas K. Gandhi to six years in prison for civil disobedience.  H
  31. 1925 Wednesday: The Tri-State Tornado struck southeastern Missouri, southern Illinois, and southwestern Indiana, resulting in some 700 deaths.
  32. 1931 Wednesday: Schick Inc. displayed the first electric shaver.
  33. 1937 Thursday: Some 300 people, mostly children, died in a gas explosion at the New London Consolidate School in New London, Texas.
  34. 1938 Friday: Mexican President Lazaro Cardenas nationalized his country’s petroleum reserves and took control of foreign-owned oil facilities.  Elsewhere, New York commenced requiring serological blood tests of pregnant women.
  35. 1940 Monday: Benito Mussolini’s Italy joins Hitler’s Germany in its war on France and Great Britain.  The meeting between the two dictators took place in the Brenner Pass.
  36. 1942 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed an executive order authorizing the World War II Relocation Authority, the governmental entity that took charge of interning Japanese Americans, with Milton S. Eisenhower (the younger brother of Dwight D. Eisenhower) as its director.  Meanwhile, the third military draft in the U.S. commenced during World War II.  Elsewhere, the British are preparing to launch Force 21 in another week or so, a combined force of Royal Marines, Army troops, and a small flotilla.  The purpose is to sail around Africa and to invade Vichy French-controlled Madagascar so as to deny it to the Imperial Japanese.
  37. 1943 Thursday: Following the showing at Kasserine Pass in Tunisia, General George S. Patton leads a revamped/retrained II Corps back into the fight to rout the remnants of the Afrika Korps.
  38. 1944 Saturday: Due to Hungary switching sides to Stalin’s Russia, the Nazis occupy their country.  There are still Hungarians willing to fight with their Nazi allies against the communists because what the communists are offering is far worse than their alliance with Germany.  Meanwhile, the Red Army is also rolling into Romania on this date, another member nation of the Axis.
  39. 1945 Sunday: During World War II, 1,250 Allied bombers attack the Nazi capital of Berlin.  On the Eastern Front, the Red Army is approaching Danzig, Poland, what today is Gdansk.  German forces are fleeing to the west as the Soviets continue the fight, driving into Poland ostensibly to ‘liberate Poland’ but in truth to conquer it and to then put a communist regime in Warsaw.
  40. 1946 Monday: At the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials, former Luftwaffe Chief Hermann Goering is still in the witness dock.  He will not accept fault for his crimes and defends the actions that he and his fellow Nazis took during the war.  He’s a tough nut to crack.  Goering, however, knows the score- he knows he’s destined for the hangman’s noose unless a miracle happens.
  41. 1947 Tuesday: Barrie “B.J.” Wilson, future drummer of the British rock group, Procol Harum[i], was born in Edmonton, London, England, on this date.
  42. 1948 Thursday: Future famed keyboardist, who played with Eric Clapton in Derek and the Dominos[ii], Bobby Whitlock, is born in Memphis, Tennessee, on this date.  Meanwhile, the first signs of a split in the communist alliance between Josef Stalin’s Soviet Union and Tito’s Yugoslavia occurs as Russian advisors head home.
  43. 1949 Friday: The treaty for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, aka NATO, wins ratification in the U.S. Senate.
  44. 1950 Saturday: Future drummer with the rock band, the Doobie Brothers[iii]—John Hartman—is born on this date in Falls Church, Virginia.
  45. 1952 Tuesday: In Philadelphia, an optometrist fitted the first plastic lenses for a cataract patient.  Meanwhile, guitarist with Ian Gillan’s solo band, Gillan[iv]– Bernie Tormé- is born on this date.
  46. 1954 Thursday: Howard Hughes—the first person ever to own a motion picture studio—bought RKO Pictures for $23 million on this date.   Elsewhere, in French Indochina, after five-plus days of heavy fighting, the battle has fallen into a temporary lull.  The communists are consolidating their wins while the French are trying to drive the Viet Minh back and off their main airfield.  In the fighting, the French Union troops have lost three of 12 battalions although two have managed to parachute in to replace them.  On the other side of the dividing line, General Giap is calling for reinforcements and fresh supplies as his losses assaulting French positions have been horribly costly.  It is a horrifying battle but whoever wins it will determine control of the country.
  47. 1959 Wednesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Hawaii statehood bill, which led to it officially becoming a state on August 21, 1959.
  48. 1962 Sunday: France and Algerian rebels signed the Evian Accords, a cease-fire agreement that took effect the next day ending the Algerian War.
  49. 1963 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Gideon v. Wainwright, ruled unanimously that state courts were required to provide legal counsel to criminal defendants who could not afford to hire an attorney on their own. 
  50. 1965 Thursday: The first spacewalk took place as Soviet Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov went outside his Voskhod 2 capsule, secured by a tether.  Meanwhile, the Rolling Stones[v] receive fines of £5 each for public urination.
  51. 1967 Saturday: “Penny Lane,” by the Beatles[vi] hits #1 on the pop music charts.  Combined with “Strawberry Fields Forever,” these two tunes became massive sellers.  Both would eventually end up on the “Magical Mystery Tour” album’s B-Side.
  52. 1970 Wednesday: For the first time in U.S. history, the USPS postal union calls for a strike.
  53. 1974 Monday: Most OPEC members end the oil embargo against the United States, an embargo caused by the U.S. support for Israel in the Yom Kippur War.
  54. 1977 Friday: The United States restricts travel of its citizens to the following nations: Cuba, North Korea, Vietnam, and Cambodia.
  55. 1981 Wednesday: In the NHL, the Buffalo Sabres set a record of 9 goals in one period against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
  56. 1986 Tuesday: The U.S. Treasury Department announced that it would begin weaving a clear, polyester thread into bills to thwart counterfeiters.                                                                                                                                                            
  57. 1990 Sunday: The first free elections took place in East Germany.  Meanwhile, art thieves stole 13 paintings from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.  Since art experts valued the paintings at a whopping $100 million, the heist became the largest art robbery in history.  
  58. 1991 Monday: In the seventh round of their heavyweight match, Mike Tyson beats Donovan “Razor Ruddock.  Billed as the “Fight of the Year,” this bout pitted two hard-punching boxers against one another.  However, the judges threw the fight to Tyson by awarding him with a TKO victory.   Once given the victory, Ruddock’s corner stormed into the ring and went after the referee which caused Tyson’s corner to enter the ring and a brief melee ensued.
  59. 1992 Wednesday: Famed Disco queen Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
  60. 1995 Saturday: Michael Jordan announces he is ending his 17-month retirement from the NBA.   
  61. 1996 Monday: In the Philippines city of Quezon, a massive nightclub fire claims the lives of at least 162 people and injures scores of others.
  62. 2000 Saturday: in the Republic of China (Nationalist China) aka Taiwan- Chen Shui-bian wins the presidential election.  Taiwan is a free democracy living in the shadow of a communist giant who will resort to any act no matter how criminal to force Taiwan to become part of the People’s Republic of China.
  63. 2001 Sunday: Founding member and guiding light of the Mamas and the Papas[vii]—John Phillips—died from heart failure on this date in Los Angeles, California.  He was age 65.
  64. 2002 Monday: The Ramones are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on this date.  Meanwhile, the initial invasion of Afghanistan is over.  Operation Anaconda saw to the killing of loads of Taliban and Al-Qaida garbage.   The hunt for Osama bin Laden is on.
  65. 2003 Tuesday: Tomorrow is the jumping off point for the invasion of Iraq.  Hundreds of millions of people across the world are praying the world will not go to war but to war the United States would go, all because the Military-Industrial-Political Complex will rake in tens of billions of dollars in war materials, conquered territory, and regime change.  President George W. Bush, PLEASE- don’t do this.  We beg you.  Meanwhile, the foreign ministry in Iraq labels President Bush a ‘war criminal’ before the war is even under way.
  66. 2004 Thursday: Howard Dean announces he is going to form a far-left organization of people of like mind, the progressive Democracy for America group.  This guy’s a nut.   Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives votes to double the bounty atop the head of wanted international terrorist, Osama bin Laden.  Find the POS and kill him.
  67. 2005 Friday: Doctors in Florida, acting on the orders of a state judge, removed Terri Schiavo’s feeding tube.  Despite the efforts of congressional Republicans to intervene and repeated court appeals by the parents of Schiavo, the brain-damaged woman died on March 31, 2005, at age 41.
  68. 2006 Saturday: Following a U.N. Security Council vote just days before authorizing any naval force encountering pirates off the coast of East Africa to engage, a U.S. Naval squadron encounters Somali pirates and lights them up killing at least 1, wounding others, and taking 12 prisoners.  Excellent action.  Pirates must be eliminated from the high seas.  Elsewhere, Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine are fighting one another as they try to form a unified cabinet.
  69. 2007 Sunday: The war in Iraq continues killing people and destroying property.  A bomb goes off in Baghdad killing at least 11 people and wounding God knows how many others.   Elsewhere, French crime writer Cesare Battisti is arrested in Brazil.  Apparently, his home country’s courts in Italy convicted him in absentia of two murders back in the 1970s.  The Italian police were finally able to capture the rogue and extradict him back to Rome to face justice.
  70. 2008 Tuesday: You know it’s an election year when loads of limp-wristed sissies turn out to protest the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.  Look, we agree, NO one wanted George W. Bush to invade Iraq but the more we think about it, the more it appears that the Deep State aka the Military-Industrial-Political Complex egged him on to do it because industrialists and corporatists can only make money when bombs are dropping on Middle Eastern and other Third World targets and blood is being shed for oil.  When we don’t even get the oil, it’s even worse.  Fricking Dick Cheney!   Meanwhile, Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, does his best to distance himself from the insane comments made by his ‘former’ Reverend Jeremiah “Chickens Have Come Home to Roost” Wright in whose church Senator and Mrs. Obama sat for 20 years.
  71. 2009 Wednesday: Kent Henry, former guitarist with Blues Image and Steppenwolf[viii] died at age 60 from the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in Portland, Oregon.  Meanwhile, the Fed announces its plan to buy up to $1.2 trillion in bonds and securities with which it hopes to stabilize a damaged economy.  Meanwhile, as an uproar continues over the bonuses AIG plans to give to its board members and CEO, AIG announces that the recipients will return ‘half of their bonuses’ to the government.   Get them and get the hell out of town.
  72. 2010 Thursday: In anticipation of passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act- the PPACA, aka the ACA, aka Obamacare- the White House delays an overseas trip so President Barack Obama can sign the bill when it reaches his desk.  The Democrats expect to have the 216 votes with which to pass this monstrosity that will destroy the American healthcare system for generations to come, lead to lower-quality healthcare, and create ‘Death Panels’ with which government bureaucrats will eliminate what the Nazis called, “Useless eaters,” people who took more resources to stay alive than they gave back to society.  We hope it won’t pass.
  73. 2011 Friday: After the United States, Britain, and France authorized a No-Fly Zone over Libya, Libyan authorities announced that it would call for a ceasefire, which it immediately violated by killing 25 civilians in Misrata.   Meanwhile, the MESSENGER spacecraft goes into orbit around the planet Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun.
  74. 2012 Sunday: Armed rebels are running amok in Damascus, Syria.  Following a massive car bomb blowing up part of the city, raging gun battles break out in the streets leading to at least 27 dead and countless others injured.   Meanwhile, the U.S. military identifies the shooter of 16 Afghan civilians as U.S. Army Sgt. Robert Bales.  Currently, he is being held in solitary confinement at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas.  Afghan President Hamid Karzai is screeching about ‘multiple shooters killing the 16 which included 9 children’ but no evidence supporting those allegations is found.   Sgt. Bales enlisted in the military following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and had served multiple tours fighting terrorists.
  75. 2013 Monday: At Kano, Nigeria, an explosion at a bus park claims the lives of 25 people and injures numerous others.  Meanwhile, an explosion erupts claiming the lives of 10 people and injures 20 others as a car bomb goes off in Mogadishu, Somalia.
  76. 2014 Tuesday: President Obama awards 24 Medals of Honor to veterans originally overlooked due to ethnic or racial bias.  Elsewhere, in the U.S., today’s Mega Millions multistate lottery drawing has two winning tickets; the $400 million jackpot is the third largest in the game’s history.  Elsewhere in Washington, D.C., the U.S. government shutters the Syrian Embassy and sends its diplomats home to Damascus.  Meanwhile, founding member of Blues Image[ix] as well as performer with other bands—drummer/percussionist Joe Lala—died on this date in his home town of Tampa, Florida, at age 66 from lung cancer.  Finally, famed NBA coach Phil Jackson signs a five-year contract to become the president of the New York Knicks.  Oh, well.
  77. 2015 Wednesday: Although election consultants sent by President Barack Obama to help the opposition to Israeli leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, worked hard and spent millions to beat the prime minister, Netanyahu and his Likud Party retain power.  Mr. Netanyahu set out to form a new coalition government.   Elsewhere, violence breaks out in Frankfurt, Germany, during a massive protest against austerity measures proposed by Berlin. 
  78. 2016 Friday: American actor Joe Santos of Rockford Files fame dies at age 84.  Elsewhere, following imposition of new sanctions on North Korea, South Korea reports that its northern neighbor fired off two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan.   Meanwhile, European Union leaders are trying to bribe Turkey to do something about halting the ongoing flow of Muslim ‘refugees’ from the Middle East, Central Asia, and other parts of the region through their country and into Europe.  Something has got to give.
  79. 2017 Saturday: The founder of rock-and-roll—the great Chuck Berry[x]—died from natural causes at the age of 90 in Wentzville, Missouri.  Meanwhile, as Iraqi military forces begin assaulting ISIS positions in western Mosul, tens of thousands of civilians try to flee through the battle lines.  The Iraqis have to sort out civilian from terrorist, it’s an onerous process but a necessary one.
  80. 2018 Sunday: In a ‘shock of shocks’ (yeah, right), Russian thug president and oligarch Vladimir Putin wins his fourth term with 76-percent of the vote.  Meanwhile, Sri Lanka ends the state of emergency it declared on March 06, 2018, after anti-Muslim riots got out of hand.
  81. 2019 Monday: According to the U.S. National Weather Service, historic, catastrophic flooding occurs as parts of Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota find themselves battling floodwaters.  Of course, this is a SIGN of ‘Climate Change.’  Ooh, la-la. Elsewhere, New Zealand mourns the loss of people killed in the recent mosque shootings, urging the populace to show compassion for the Muslim population.   Meanwhile, in Utrecht, Netherlands, a jihadist seeking revenge for the mosque shootings in New Zealand opens fire on a train, killing three people and wounding others.  The police finally track the POS down and discover that he is a Turkish immigrant.   Bring out the old guillotine.   
  82. 2020 Wednesday: As of today, there are 214,894 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the “Wuhan Virus,” the one the Peoples’ Republic of China dumped on the world.  Currently, we have 8,732 confirmed deaths with 83,313 recoveries.  China continues leading the death toll with 3,122 followed by Italy with 2,978 and then Iran with 1,135 deaths.  After them, Spain acknowledges 623 deaths followed by France with 148, then South Korea with 84, the United Kingdom with 71, then the Netherlands with 58, and the U.S. with 55 deaths.  Meanwhile, after getting his butt clobbered in the previous day’s presidential primaries, Sen. Bernie Sanders announces the suspension of his presidential run.  Thus, Joe Biden is the de facto winner of the nomination which means, who will contest him at the convention or even before?  Will it be moronic Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York who seems to be on TV every flipping day acting as though he is the ‘shadow president’ or will it be Hillary Clinton or Michelle Obama?  Possibly, since Democrats OWE Donald Trump at least three years, perhaps the president should postpone elections until November 2024?  On Wall Street, the DOW Jones Industrial Average closes at 19,898.92, a drop of 1,338.46 or -6.30%.  The S & P closes at 2,398.10, a drop of 131.09 or -5.18.  Finally, the NASDAQ closes at 6,989.84, a drop of 344.94 or -4.70%.
  83. 2021 Thursday: DAY 58 of the Biden Regime.  No one knows what this decrepit old fool is up to nor do we know what his masters in Beijing are up to either.  Stick around and find out along with us.  You will be glad you did.

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The archivists of UFO at the band’s original label got a superb idea and released the first three albums compiled on two CDs- all remastered of course- entitled, “Flying- the Early Years 1970-1973” (August 31, 2004).  Back in the day, the band featured Phil Mogg (vocals), Mick Bolton (guitars), Pete Way (bass), and Andy Parker (drums and percussion) and you get the first three albums- “UFO 1,” “UFO 2- Flying,” and “Live.”  IF you have yet to introduce yourself to this phenomenal band, folks, this is a wonderful way in which you and your ears can get into the groove.  Granted, at Amazon the CD sells for around $50 but what the f**k?  When it comes to rock music, only buy the best and friends, UFO is among the top 20 greatest British rock band      

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

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

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

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

[v] 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

[vi] 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.

[vii] At some point, we will do the music of the Mamas and the Papas the same time we do the music of Sonny & Cher.  We hope you will continue awaiting that glorious day.

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

[ix] Not sure when we will do the music of Blues Image but when we do, you will be the first to know.

[x] We look forward to promoting the music of Chuck Berry in its entirety but are not sure as to when.  Stay tuned.

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Feast of the Immaculate Conception (Christian)

U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger; U.S. Secretary of War John C. Calhoun; he Allman Brothers Band featuring Gregg Allman, “Surfin’” by the Beach Boys, Blue Öyster Cult featuring Kasim Sulton, Def Leppard featuring Phil Collen, the Doors featuring Jim Morrison, Fairport Convention featuring Ric Sanders, the Hollies featuring Bobby Elliott, John Lennon, and the Keef Hartley Band featuring Gary Thain:

  1. 1776 Friday: During the Revolutionary War, General George Washington’s retreating army crosses the Delaware River from New Jersey into Pennsylvania.
  2. 1813 Tuesday: In Vienna, Austria, Beethoven[i] conducted the orchestra in the performance of his new Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92, for the first time. 
  3. 1817 Sunday: The 10th U.S. Secretary of War John C. Calhoun assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President James Monroe from today’s date to 03-04-1825 and then moved up the ladder to secretary of state, then the U.S. Senate, and finally the vice presidency.
  4.  1854 Thursday: Pope Pius IX proclaimed the Catholic dogma of the Immaculate Conception, which holds that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was free of original sin from the moment of her own conception. 
  5. 1863 Monday: The Church of la Campana catches fire in Santiago, Chile; in the ensuing panic, at least 2,500 people die, and many more are injured.  Meanwhile, in the United States, President Abraham Lincoln announces plans for the rebuilding of the South following the conclusion of the Civil War.  Finally, Tom King of England defeated American John Heenan and became the first world heavyweight champion.
  6. 1886 Tuesday: The American Federation of Labor underwent founding in Columbus, Ohio.
  7. 1902 Monday: Oliver Wendell Holmes becomes an associate justice on the Supreme Court of the United States.
  8. 1914 Tuesday: “Watch your Step,” the first musical to feature a score composed entirely by Irving Berlin, opened in New York on this date.  Elsewhere, British, and German battle squadrons engage around the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic during World War I.
  9. 1923 Saturday: Dignitaries sign a treaty of ‘friendship’ between the American and German peoples.
  10. 1936 Tuesday: Anastasio Somoza wins the Nicaraguan presidential race.
  11. 1940 Sunday: The Chicago Bears defeated the Washington Redskins, 73-0, in the NFL Championship Game, which was carried on network radio for the first time by the Mutual Broadcasting System.  The announcer was Red Barber.
  12. 1941 Monday: The United States entered World War II as Congress declared war against Japan, a day after the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, Hitler’s generals had been begging Hitler to allow them to withdraw to set positions and go on the defensive.  Although Hitler was loath to do this, he did call off the ‘eastern offensive due to the unexpected and heavy onset of winter.’  Elsewhere, James Douglas “Jim” Morrison, famed lead singer and resident poet of the Doors[ii], was born in Melbourne, Florida, on this date.  Finally, Bobby Elliott—future drummer of the British rock band, the Hollies[iii], from 1963 to the present—is born in England on this date.
  13. 1942 Tuesday: On the Eastern Front, the 11th Panzer Division under the command of Major General Hermann Balck encounters a Soviet truck convoy loaded with infantry reinforcements for the Red Army armor still at State Farm No. 79.  Instead of using armor piercing shells, the panzers use their machines guns to decimate numerous trucks and to kill and wound hundreds of Soviet soldiers.
  14. 1947 Monday: Gregg Allman—future organist/vocalist/guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[iv]—is born on this date.
  15. 1949 Thursday: The Chinese Nationalist government moved from the Chinese mainland to Formosa as the Communists pressed their attacks.
  16. 1952 Monday: At Casablanca in North Africa, French troops shoot Arab demonstrators, killing at least 50 and wounding many more.  Elsewhere, on the show “I Love Lucy,” the producers of the show acknowledged for the first time on TV a pregnancy, that of one of its stars, Lucille Ball.  Meanwhile, Ric Sanders, keyboards/vocals 1985-present with the British band, Fairport Convention[v], is born in England on this date.
  17. 1953 Tuesday: On this date, Los Angeles became the third most populous city in the United States. 
  18. 1955 Thursday: Future bassist with the East Coast rock band, Blue Öyster Cult[vi], 2012-present—Kasim Sulton—is born on this date.
  19. 1957 Sunday: Future guitarist with the British rock band, Def Leppard—Phil Collen—is born in the United Kingdom on this date.
  20. 1961 Friday: A fire at the Hartford Hospital in Connecticut resulted in 16 deaths.  Elsewhere, the Beach Boys[vii] released their first single, “Surfin’.”
  21. 1962 Saturday: The leaders of the first session of the Second Vatican Council adjourned on this date.  Elsewhere, typographers went on a 114-day strike against four New York City newspapers. 
  22. 1966 Thursday: The United States and the Soviet Union sign a treaty that forbids nuclear weapons in space.
  23. 1972 Friday: A United Airlines 747 crashed while attempting to land at Chicago-Midway Airport, killing 43 of the 61 of the people on board as well as two people on the ground.  Among those who died was Dorothy Hunt, wife of Watergate conspirator E. Hoard Hunt, U.S. Representative George W. Collins, D-Illinois, and CBS correspondent Michelle Clark.
  24. 1975 Monday: Gary Thain—bassist with the British rock group, the Keef Hartley Band[viii]—lost his battle with drug abuse as well as the aftereffects of an electrical shock he suffered while on stage.
  25. 1980 Monday: Outside of his New York City apartment building, an apparently deranged fan who had requested his autograph then shot dead, former Beatle John Lennon[ix].
  26. 1982 Wednesday: A man demanding an end to nuclear weapons held the Washington Monument hostage, threatening to blow it up with explosives he claimed were inside a van.  After a 10-hour standoff, police shot dead Norman D. Mayer; it turned out that there were no explosives. 
  27. 1986 Monday: House Democrats elect Congressman Jim Wright as the 48th speaker of the house.
  28. 1987 Tuesday: President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev signed a treaty at the White House calling for the destruction of intermediate-range nuclear missiles.  
  29. 1991 Sunday: Russia, Belorussia, and the Ukraine sign a treaty that forms the Commonwealth of Independent States.  Elsewhere, AIDS patient Kimberly Bergalis, who had contracted the disease from her dentist, died in Fort Pierce, Fla., at age 23.
  30. 1992 Tuesday: NBC announces that its hit show, “Cheers,” will go off the air in May 1993.   Meanwhile, the 62nd U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger assumed his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George H.W. Bush from today until 01-20-1993.
  31. 1993 Wednesday: President William Jefferson Clinton signs into law the North American Free Trade Agreement, aka NAFTA, which leads the Dow Jones Industrial Average hits a record 3,734.53 points.  
  32. 1998 Tuesday: The Supreme Court ruled that police cannot search people and their cars merely after ticketing them for routine traffic violations.
  33. 2001 Saturday: The U.S. Capitol reopened to tourists after a two-month security shutdown.
  34. 2003 Monday: President George W. Bush signed a $400 billion Medicare overhaul bill that included a prescription drug plan for seniors.  Congress, meanwhile, approved legislation to stem the flood of unwanted junk email the world knows as ‘spam.’
  35. 2008 Monday: In a startling about-face, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed told the Guantanamo war crimes tribunal he would confess to masterminding the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks; four other terrorists also abandoned their defenses. 
  36. 2009 Tuesday: At a ceremony in eastern Shan State, Burma, authorities burn $93 million worth of confiscated narcotics.
  37. 2010 Wednesday: Parisian authorities close the Eiffel Tower due to heavy snowfall.   Meanwhile, the world learns that WikiLeaks might possess files on Gitmo detainees and abuses committed against the jihadist scum by U.S. military authorities.   Even more shocking, Fox News liberal analyst Bob Beckel calls for the ‘assassination of Julian Assange.’
  38. 2011 Thursday: John Corzine, former CEO of MG Global, testifies before a committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, stating he does not know where hundreds of millions of dollars of his customers’ money has gone.  Meanwhile, Japan apologizes to Canada for its mistreatment of its POWs during World War II.
  39. 2012 Saturday:  Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi declares that he will enact proposed referendums on a new constitution, but that he will annul the decree he issued expanding his powers.
  40. 2013 Sunday: After the People’s Republic of China expands its air zone, South Korea responds by expand its air defense zone, causing rising tensions in the region.  Elsewhere, in Kiev, Ukraine, anti-government protesters topple the last surviving monument of Vladimir Lenin; the monument fell in Bessarabska Square; it was pounded with hammers and only some parts of the Soviet hero’s legs remained.
  41. 2014 Monday: The White House says that it supports the release of documents detailing the CIA’s abuse of War on Terror prisoners and its methods of interrogation even though it acknowledges that it will cause problems for the nation and its image around the world.  Thanks Obama.   Meanwhile, the U.S. and NATO ceremonially ended their combat mission in Afghanistan, 13 years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks sparked their invasion of the country to topple the Taliban government and to find terror mastermind Osama bin Laden and KILL him.    
  42. 2015 Tuesday: After candidate Donald Trump announced the previous day his intention to ban entry to all Muslims seeking to enter the United States, the liberals backed by their Fake News Media allies go ballistic, screaming how ‘horrible it all is.’   Candidate Trump’s GOP foes as well as the Obama White House blast him for being a bigot and the like.
  43. 2016 Thursday:  President-elect Donald J. Trump announces his pick for secretary of Labor- Andrew Puzder, of Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. fame.   Meanwhile, angry Democrats announce they are going to try to block his pick to head the EPA- Oklahoma Attorney-General Scott Pruitt, claiming him to be an enemy of the environment.     
  44. 2017 Friday: During a campaign rally in the Florida panhandle, near the Alabama border, President Donald Trump urged Alabama voters to elect Republican Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore, who had been dogged by unfounded charges of sexual misconduct; he lost the race.        
  45. 2018 Saturday: President Donald J. Trump announces that White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly, U.S. Army-Ret., will be leaving his post at the end of the year.  Elsewhere, Fake News Media reports that the Mueller investigation into Trump-Russia collusion could lead to indictments against the Trump Organization.   
  46. 2019 Sunday: The FBI opens an investigation into the shooting that occurred on the Pensacola Naval Air Station in Florida, the one in which, the Saudi Arabian military officer opened up on U.S. Naval and civilian personnel.  How do these scumbags insinuate themselves into the country?  What did the Saudis know and when did they know it?   Meanwhile, in Baghdad, unknown gunmen go on a rampage killing 25 antigovernment protesters and wounding countless others. 
  47. 2020 Tuesday: To the delight of liberals and illegal aliens everywhere, DACA is restored.  Meanwhile, the FDA says that the Pfizer Chinese Virus vaccine is safe and effective and President Trump takes to the airwaves to celebrate Operation Warp Speed’s swift creation and production of the countermeasure for Beijing’s pandemic.  He thanks loads of people sans any mention of the reprobate political Dr. Tony Fauci.   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, they vow retaliation for the increasing sanctions being placed upon them just as we learn that California Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell has DEEP TIES to Beijing in general and to the Ministry of State Security in particular.  It seems the man known as the ‘farter-in-chief’ for ripping one live on air while talking to Anderson Cooper had personal ‘close ties’ to a female MSS agent Christine Fang who placed interns into the congressman’s office.  Say it ain’t so, Eric!
  48. 2020 Tuesday A: A second U.S. federal judge blocks President Donald J. Trump’s ban on the Chinese ‘social media ap’ (in reality, an intelligence gathering apparatus) TikTok.  Meanwhile, ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden announces retired U.S. Army General Lloyd Austin to be his next secretary of Defense should he actually ‘win’ the White House.  Elsewhere, at first reprobate Bill Clinton Judge Emmet Sullivan says he ‘is going to ignore President Trump’s pardon of Gen. Michael Flynn’ but eight hours later, throws in the towel and tosses the case as the U.S. Department of Justice told him to do several months back.  Finally, Texas Attorney-General Ken Paxton is suing four battleground states- Michigan, Wisconsin, Georgia, and Pennsylvania for having conducted the 2020 Presidential Election in an extremely crooked manner.   Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, is going to present President Trump’s case at the Pennsylvania Supreme Court (although it’s still on the docket).
  49. 2020 B: U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia says that the rapid deployment of the vaccine for the Chi-Vi should drive unemployment below five percent given leftwing loony tunes governors like Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo, and other BLUE STATE dictators reopen their states instead of crushing their people.  We say that as long as California Governor Gavin Newsom continues destroying average working Californians that the world boycotts ALL wines made by his Plumpjack Winery in Napa Valley.  This man is literally destroying the lives of the people who elected him and he must face repercussions for his blatant criminality.
  50. 2020 Tuesday C: The U.S. Army fires or suspends 14 upper military officers in charge at the Fort Hood military base in Texas over the number of suicides, murders, and disappearances of military personnel on site.  Something isn’t right on this base and it’s high time they investigate the scum running it.  Meanwhile, we learn that millions of smart devices are susceptible to Chi-Com hacking.   Elsewhere, we learn that noncooperation with New Jersey’s Chi-Com Virus tracking program is at or above 74-percent.  Excellent, we do not respond to contact tracers here in California.  We say, “F**k them!”
  51. 2020 Tuesday D: Here are today’s Comrade Xi Pangolin-Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 68,046,467 confirmed cases, UP by 729,531 cases, 1,553,528 confirmed deaths, UP by 13,563 deaths, and 43,755,605 confirmed recoveries, UP by 506,329 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 15,205,627 confirmed cases, UP by 280,303 new cases, 288,583 confirmed deaths, UP by 3,019 new deaths, and 7,090,794 confirmed recoveries, UP by 119,513 new recoveries.
  52. 2020 Tuesday E: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 1,401,680 confirmed cases, 20,076 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 18,976 confirmed cases, 262 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 191,468 confirmed cases, 3,080 confirmed deaths, but like California, the apelike governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, West Virginia: 57,060 confirmed number of cases, 870  confirmed number of deaths, and 36,513 confirmed number of recoveries.  Let us look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife are relocating there.  Here they are: 348,285 confirmed cases, 2,932 confirmed deaths, and 330,188 confirmed recoveries.
  53. 2020 Tuesday F: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,173.88, UP 104.09 points (+0.35%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,582.77, UP 62.83 points (+0.50%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,702.25, UP 10.29 points (+0.28%).  The price of GOLD is $1,874.50 per troy oz., -0.40 (-0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $24.71 per troy ounce, -0.026 (-0.11%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,037.60 per troy oz, +0.60 (+0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $3.50 per pound, +0.0005 (+0.01%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,327.90 per troy oz., -23.40 (-1.00%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $45.53 per barrel, -0.07 (-0.15%).  Today, COCOA is $2,636.00 per metric ton, +61.00 (+2.37).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.53 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.83 euros.
  54. 2020 Tuesday G: Stay tuned for results from this afternoon’s NFL game between (15) Dallas Cowboys, 17 (3-9) @ Baltimore Ravens, 34 (7-5) as well as tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1614 with a $264 million jackpot up for grabs. Here are the numbers: 15, 19, 33, 39, 68, and Mega 25. Stick around for the breakdown of winners…here we go: ONE person- out of 94,973 winning tickets- had four numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $25,349. God bless ’em!
  55. 2020 Tuesday H:  Stick around to discover what no-good activities the Chi-Coms, their Canadian, Iranian, and Russian allies are up to today along with their flunkies in the Democratic Party.  You know it’s going to be bad…                                               

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[i] We hope that within the next decade, we will be able to begin presenting the music of the classical artists of the past as without them, there would be no civilization.  We hope you will stay tuned for further information.

[ii] We promoted the music of the Doors, the famed Los Angeles, California, hard rocking psychedelic band beginning on Saturday, 18-February-2012 through 02-April-2012.  We hope you will seek this legendary band out and consider adding it to your ever-growing collection. 

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

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

[v] Not clear as to when we present the music of the Fairport Convention and of Richard Thompson, their famed guitarist but we sure as heck hope we do within the next decade. 

[vi] We look forward to promoting the music of the Blue Öyster Cult sometime within the next 10-12 years.  We hope you will still be with us.

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

[viii] We promoted the music of the Keef Hartley Band on Monday, 02-October-2017 through Sunday, 22-October-2017.  The presentation also included the music of Miller Anderson, the band’s famed guitarist.

[ix] We began promoting the music of the Beatles and the band’s original members, beginning on Friday, 04-November-2016 which ran through Sunday, 11-June-2017. You definitely need to check out the music of the Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr- you will be glad you did.

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