137. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2022

2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe- First, today is Day 55 for ‘Border Czar Kamala Harris NOT visiting the southern border. Second, the Acting Director of ICE Tony Pham admits that once Immigration and Customs Enforcement dumps illegal aliens in the interior of the country, they no longer monitor them.

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137. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2022:

Vice President John C. Breckinridge; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Jay;  U.S. Supreme Court Justice Owen Josephus Roberts; U.S. Secretary of State (Acting) John Jay; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Canfield Spencer; U.S. Secretary of War John Canfield Spencer; Queen of Disco Donna Summer, King Crimson featuring Bill Bruford, Pearl Jam featuring Mike Abbruzzese, Taj Mahal, and Uriah Heep featuring Russell Gilbrook:

  1. 218 Sunday: The 7th recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet is recorded.
  2. 352 Saturday: Liberius begins his reign as the 36th Roman Catholic Pope, replacing Julius I, the 35th pontiff.  Liberius would serve until September 24, 366. His predecessor served from February 06, 337 until April 12, 352.  
  3. 884 Wednesday: St. Adrian III begins his reign as the 109th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until September 15, 885.
  4. 1527 Tuesday: Panfilo de Narvaez leaves Spain to explore the coast of Florida.
  5. 1536 Sunday: Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer declared the marriage of King Henry the VIII and wife, Anne Boleyn, invalid after she failed to produce a male heir.  The four accused lovers of Henry’s queen, Anne Boleyn, suffer execution on this date while Boleyn, already condemned to death, meets her end at the hands of the headsman two days later.
  6. 1590 Thursday: Anne of Denmark receives the crown of Scotland.
  7. 1620 Sunday: Crowds at a fair in Philippapoplis, Turkey, witness the first merry-go-round in history.
  8. 1673 Wednesday: Louis Joliet and Jacques Marquette begin exploring the Mississippi River.
  9. 1678 Tuesday: King Charles II and King Louis XIV sign a secret treaty pledging mutual support to one another should anyone attack them.
  10. 1733 Sunday: England passes the Molasses Act, which puts high tariffs on rum and molasses imported to the North American Colonies if they come from somewhere other than Britain.
  11. 1742 Thursday: Emperor Frederick the Great decimates the Austrian army in battle.
  12. 1756 Monday: England declares war on France, which in North American becomes the French and Indian Wars while in Europe; it is the Seven Years War.
  13. 1775 Wednesday: During the American Revolutionary War, the Continental Congress bans trade with Canada.
  14. 1792 Thursday: The New York Stock Exchange had its origins as a group of brokers met under a tree on Wall Street.
  15. 1804 Thursday: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark begin exploration of the Louisiana Purchase.
  16. 1814 Tuesday: Norway’s constitution was signed, which provided for a limited monarchy.
  17. 1829 Sunday: The first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court- John Jay- died in Bedford, NY, on this date.  A Federalist, he was appointed by President George Washington to the nation’s high court and served from September 26, 1789, to June 29, 1795.  He also served the nation as its first (acting) secretary of state from September 15, 1789, to March 22, 1790.
  18. 1849 Thursday: Fire erupted in St. Louis, Missouri, resulting in the loss of three lives, more than 400 buildings and some two dozen steamships.
  19. 1855 Thursday: In Albany, N.Y., the 17th U.S. Secretary of War John Canfield Spencer died at age 67.  A Democratic-Republican (and later a Whig), he served under President John Tyler from October 12, 1841, to March 04, 1843, and then became the 16th U.S. Treasury Secretary.  In this capacity, he served under President John Tyler from March 08, 1843, to May 02,1844.
  20. 1875 Monday:  Louisville, Ky., held the first Kentucky Derby on this date.  Elsewhere, the 14th vice president of the United States, 1857-1861, Democrat, John C. Breckinridge, died on this date in his hometown of Lexington, Ky.  He was the youngest vice president and served under President James Buchanan.
  21. 1877 Thursday: Edwin T. Holmes installs the first telephone switchboard burglar alarm.
  22. 1881 Tuesday: Frederick Douglass becomes the recorder for deeds in Washington, D.C.
  23. 1883 Thursday: In Omaha, Nebraska, Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show premieres for its first time.
  24. 1884 Saturday: Alaska becomes a U.S. territory.
  25. 1897 Monday: The U.S. launches the first successful submarine that could run submerged for any considerable distance and combines gasoline and electric engines.  The creator is designer, John Philip Holland.
  26. 1912 Friday: The Socialist Party of America nominated Eugene V. Debs for president at its convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  27. 1915 Monday: Chicago Cubs pitcher George “Zip” Zabel relieves with two outs in the first inning and winds up with a 4-3-19-inning win over Brooklyn in the longest relief ever before in Major League Baseball.
  28. 1932 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress changed the name of ‘Porto Rico’ to Puerto Rico on this date.
  29. 1933 Wednesday: U.S. News and World Report had its beginnings as David Lawrence began publishing a weekly newspaper called United States News.
  30. 1938 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress approves the Vinson Naval Act, which funds a two-ocean navy.
  31. 1939 Wednesday: Britain’s King George V and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, arrived in Quebec on the first visit to Canada by a reigning monarch.
  32. 1940 Friday: Germany occupies Brussels, Belgium, and continues the invasion of France.  Allied troops are in full retreat before the Nazis.  The Luftwaffe rules the skies, the armored and motorized units the ground, and the Allies have never seen Blitzkrieg.   The British are trying to make it to the Channel Coast in the hope that some sort of evacuation will be able to save them from the Germans.  
  33. 1942 Sunday: The newly formed Dutch SS Division swears its loyalty to Fuhrer Adolf Hitler.  Meanwhile, in New York City, the famed blues singer, Taj Mahal[i], is born.
  34. 1946 Friday: President Harry S. Truman seized control of the nation’s railroads, delaying—but not preventing—a threatened strike by engineers and trainmen.
  35. 1948 Monday: The Soviet Union recognizes the state of Israel.  
  36. 1949 Tuesday: The great English drummer, Bill Bruford—who would play with Yes[ii], King Crimson[iii], and Genesis[iv]—is born in Sevenoaks, Kent, England, on this date.
  37. 1954 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, unanimously struck down racially segregated public schools.
  38. 1955 Tuesday: The 74th associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court- Owen Josephus Roberts- died on this date in West Vincent, Pa., on this date.  A Republican, President Herbert Hoover nominated him to fill the seat of Edward Sanford.  He served from 05-20-1930 to 07-31-1945.
  39. 1956 Thursday: Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard was born in Wilmington, N.C. on this date.  A gifted boxer, Leonard fought across five different weight classes and in 40 pro bouts, he compiled a record of 36 wins (25 by KO), 3 losses, and 1 draw.
  40. 1961 Wednesday: Cuban leader Fidel Castro offered to release prisoners captured in the Bay of Pigs invasion in exchange for 500 bulldozers; however, he eventually freed the prisoners in exchange for medical supplies.
  41. 1964 Sunday: Future drummer with the British rock band, Uriah Heep[v], 2007-present, Russell Gilbrook, is born on this date in London, England.
  42. 1967 Wednesday: The Butler Act, a Tennessee statute prohibiting the teaching of evolution wins repeal after 42 years.
  43. 1968 Friday: In Stanford, Connecticut, future 3rd drummer with the rock band, Pearl Jam- Mike Abbruzzese- is born. 
  44. 1970 Sunday: “Hammering” Hank Aaron is the 9th player to get 3,000 hits in Major League Baseball.
  45. 1973 Thursday: A special committee convened by the U.S. Senate began its televised hearings on the Watergate Scandal.  
  46. 1974 Friday: Four car bombs exploded in Dublin and Monaghan, Ireland, killing 33 people for which, the Ulster Volunteer Force claimed responsibility two decades later.
  47. 1980 Saturday: Rioting that claimed 18 lives erupted in Miami’s Liberty City after an all-white jury acquitted four former Miami police officers of fatally beating black insurance executive Arthur McDuffie.
  48. 1983 Tuesday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the New York Islanders sweep the Edmonton Oilers in four games.
  49. 1987 Sunday: The USS Stark is hit by Iraqi missiles while in the Persian Gulf during the Iran-Iraq War; 37 sailors die.  Iraq apologized for the attack calling it a mistake and paid more than $27 million in compensation.
  50. 1996 Friday: President Bill Clinton signed a measure requiring neighborhood notification when sex offenders move in.  “Megan’s Law,” as it is known, was named for 7-year-old Megan Kanka, a New Jersey girl who was raped and murdered in 1994.
  51. 2011 Tuesday: The final episode of the Oprah Winfrey Show takes place in Chicago, Illinois; many celebrities attend the star-studded event. 
  52. 2012 Thursday: U.S. Ambassador to Israel, David B. Shapiro says America ‘is ready’ to attack Iran to prevent them from developing nuclear weapons.  Elsewhere- in Naples, Florida, famed disco star and singer Donna Summer[vi] succumbs to lung cancer at age 63.
  53. 2013 Friday: NASA records the brightest lunar impact ever seen.   Elsewhere, in Iraq, Shiites go on the offensive against Sunni areas carrying out various attacks that claim the lives of at least 90 people and wound another 200 or more people.  What is wrong with the so-called ‘religion of peace?’  These guys must undergo a reformation akin to what Christianity underwent.
  54. 2014 Saturday: According to Brainy History, African leaders meet in Paris to discuss ways to fight Boko Haram, the Islamist group that kidnapped over 200 schoolgirls over a month ago in Nigeria; the country’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, has been slow to respond to the situation.
  55. 2015 Sunday: Also, according to Brainy History, Taylor Swift receives eight awards at the Billboard Music Awards; Pharrell Williams, Meghan Trainor, One Direction, and Sam Smith were also multiple winners at the ceremony.  Meanwhile, in Waco, Texas, a gun battle erupts between biker gangs and the police who arrive to stop it.  In the resulting melee, 9 people die, another 18 are wounded, and in the aftermath, another 170 are arrested for being participants in organized crime.
  56. 2016 Tuesday: ISIS is carrying out attacks on Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad, Iraq, blowing up at least 69 people and wounding more than 230 others as a wave of terror and violence engulf the city.  It’s high time to eradicate the jihadist scum.  Wipe ‘em out.
  57. 2017 Wednesday: Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein appoints former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III special counsel to investigate the allegations that the Russians interfered in the 2016 Presidential Election.  This charade would continue for nearly two years and would hamper efforts by the 45th president to enact the America First agenda. 
  58. 2018 Thursday: The U.S. Senate confirms Gina Haspel as the first female director of the Central Intelligence Agency.  Meanwhile, with ISIS in the process of ongoing devastation, Copenhagen announces that it will begin a partial withdrawal of its special forces from Iraq. 
  59. 2019 Friday: Taiwan becomes the first Asian nation to legalize same-sex marriage as a vote by parliament confirms it.  Based on this alone is reason enough as to WHY the civilized world must welcome Taiwan- the Republic of China, aka Nationalist China, aka FREE China- back to the United Nations as an original founding member.  Elsewhere, a federal judge in Virginia sentences a former CIA officer- Kevin Patrick Mallory- to a 20-year stretch in a federal prison for having spied on behalf of the Chi-Coms.  Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives passes the Equality Act which prohibits discrimination based on sexual preferences and gender identity.  (Note- there was a time when people kept this crap to themselves ut no more- thus we now have a law).
  60. 2020 Sunday: Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis statistics for the globe: 4,710,614 confirmed cases, 315,023 confirmed deaths, and 1,732,344 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,516,343 confirmed cases, 89,932 confirmed deaths, and 281,192 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, we have chef-bloggers, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the stats, California first: 78,839 confirmed cases, 3,261 confirmed deaths, BUT NO number of confirmed recoveries: POLITICS.  Next up, Hawaii: 640 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 572 confirmed recoveries; thank you, Gov. Ige.  Finally, here is Washington state’s stats: 18,433 confirmed cases, 1,001 confirmed deaths, but, like California, 0 number of confirmed recoveries. 
  61. 2020 Sunday A: Now, interesting note here: people are criticizing Russia for not sharing their REAL stats, they say the number of deaths are too low.  Well, Russia said today they are only listing those citizens actually killed by the coronavirus and not those who might have died with the virus but from other things.  Would that not be great if the CDC would do the same thing, and would it not be great if the CDC forced every state to report the actual statistics?  Here’s Russia’s stats: 281,752 confirmed cases, 2,631 confirmed deaths, and 67,373 confirmed recoveries.  IF anyone is lying about their numbers, it’s the communist Chinese, the nation that gave this crap to the entire world.  Here are their numbers: 88,423 confirmed cases, 4,634 confirmed deaths, and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  People’s Republic of China: NOTHING BUT LIARS.
  62. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 164,253,597 confirmed cases, +523,609, 3,403,704  confirmed deaths, +10,308 and 144,165,892 confirmed recoveries, +84,530.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,744,062 confirmed cases, UP 21,893 from yesterday’s reporting, 600,504 confirmed deaths, UP 339,[vii] and 27,193,861 confirmed recoveries, UP 57,841.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  63. 2021 Monday A: NOTE: Since JOE BIDEN became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 284,283 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 175,326 deaths.     
  64. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,769,895 confirmed cases, 62,698 confirmed deaths, and 2,012,591 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,293,980 confirmed cases, 36,139 confirmed deaths, and 1,891,240 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,834 confirmed cases, 492 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 424,930 confirmed cases, 5,684 confirmed deaths, and 205,072 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Wuhan repatriated: they have 3 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 3 confirmed recoveries.[ix]   In other COVID-19 news, the Lone Star State reports NO new Chi-Vi deaths two months after Joe Biden called the state leadership ‘Neanderthals’ because they ended the mask mandates.  My, my, my.  Meanwhile, the director of the Centers of Disease Control was busy defending the mask mandate.  (Note- millions of Americans no longer believe masks work and that they have become a more a political statement than they were ever about health.  After all, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci said in the beginning of the Chi-Vi crisis that ‘masks were ineffective,’ then they were, then perhaps two were required, then maybe even goggles (that one vanished quickly), and finally 3, 4, or more masks were necessary.  BULLS**T.  Hey- why NO earmuffs, Dr. Fauci?).
  65. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,159 confirmed cases, 6,389 confirmed deaths, and 832,093 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Albania, an ancient nation: 132,032 cases of the virus, 2,435 confirmed deaths and 125,419 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  66. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,327.79, DOWN 54.34 points (-0.16%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,379.05, DOWN 50.93 points (-0.38%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,163.29, DOWN 10.56 points (-0.25%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.30 per barrel, +0.03 (+0.03%).  The price of GOLD is $1,869.70 per troy oz., +2.10 (+0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $28.36 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.30%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,245.70 per troy oz, +1.20 (+0.10%) while the price of COPPER is $4.73 per pound, +0.02 (+0.38%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,906.73 per troy oz, +5.51 (+0.19%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (+0.00%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.44 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.77.     In Turkmenistan Manat, one greenback equals 3.49 and in Ugandan Schilling, a buck equals 3,523.94 and in Ukrainian Hryvnia, one dollar equals 27.51 of theirs.[xiv]   In other business news, the availability of fresh oranges and coffee may soon be in question or worse, prices will rise uncontrollably because Brazil is fighting a water shortage.  (Note- there was a time when we made or grew many of the things our country required to improve life for the American people whereas at some point a few decades back, we outsourced everything to other nations.  Globalism does not work nor is it wanted).  
  67. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.132 per gallon, $2.893 in Florida, $3.854 in Hawaii, and $3.539 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Virginia: $2.936.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Saudi Arabia: $2.251 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,298,240,723,054 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  68. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– First, today is Day 55 for ‘Border Czar Kamala Harris NOT visiting the southern border.  Second, the Acting Director of ICE Tony Pham admits that once Immigration and Customs Enforcement dumps illegal aliens in the interior of the country, they no longer monitor them.  Next, Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-TX 1st congressional district, blasted the Joe Biden regime on failing to fulfill its duty to the American people and putting an end to the invasion along the southern border.  Senator Tommy Tuberville, R-AL, says that U.S. Department of Homeland Security Director Alejandro Mayorkas ‘is not taking the border crisis seriously.’  Meanwhile, One America News released updates stats on the numbers: the cost of caring for the tidal wave of illegal aliens on the American taxpayers is- $489,79,264.  Next, here are the numbers for the illegals that have flowed into the country since January 20, 2021- 1,532,565 illegals.  The total cost of caring for these illegal aliens this year now sits at $149,530,181,632.  Finally, the current number of illegal aliens lurking within the U.S. is around 35,532,564 which means, we are being overwhelmed. 
  69. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says that ‘Joe Biden could erase $1.7 trillion in student loan debt with the stroke of a pen.’  (Note- of course but that does NOT mean that debt simply vanishes.  Someone is left holding the bag).  Next, Joe Biden approves the sale of $735 million in military aid to Israel as they fight to survive.  In other Joe Biden news, news reports suggests that pressure is increasing on both him and the Federal Reserve to do something about rising inflation.   Meanwhile, Joe Biden seeks to codify Roe even though Mississippi and other states are passing common sense laws regarding the murdering of the unborn.  (Note- funny how when it comes to slaying the unborn within their mother’s womb, it’s ‘my body my choice’ whereas when it comes to allowing the American people to remove their masks, it’s NOT my body, my choice.  HIV-AIDS patients should be having to show health cards, too, instead of, uh, like in San Francisco, one does not have to inform their partner of their HIV-AIDS status).
  70. 2021 Monday H: Joe Biden News–  Last year, Joe Biden reportedly made $607,336 in earnings and paid a federal income tax rate of 25.9-percent.  In other Joe Biden news, that nut-job, Rep. Rashida “Foul Mouth” Tlaib, DS-MI 13th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is taking orders from Benjamin Netanyahu’ and urges the United States to condemn Israel.  STFU jihadist.
  71. 2021 Monday I: Political News I–  Journalist Jeff Greenfield says that the ‘GOP is united and that it’s rallying around President Donald J. Trump.’  Next, (and this is strange), the Department of Homeland Security is trembling in its jackboots that for some unspecified reason, domestic terrorists might be planning on launching attacks during the rollback of mask mandates and the lessening of the Wuhan Flu.  (Note- not clear as to why they believe something as stupid as this; then again, they could have some operatives ready to launch new FALSE FLAG OPERATIONS.  We guess we shall see).  In other news, President Donald J. Trump is scheduled to speak at the GOP Convention in North Carolina on June 05, 2021.  Finally, Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, says that the only one benefitted by the ‘mask mandates’ is Joe Biden.
  72. 2021 Monday J: Social Media News And Big Tech News– The CEO of Cameo says that President Donald J. Trump can join their platform.   Next, Vimeo dumps My Pillow guy, Mike Lindell.  Meanwhile, Judge Mark L. Wolf says the court may take Twitter to task over allegations that the social media site prohibits or bans conservative speech while promoting far-left, loony tunes speech.  Good.  Bust them up.  Elsewhere, Parler is back in the App store and also has a new CEO.  In other BIG TECH news, the Wall Street Journal reports that Bill Gates may have been removed as head of Microsoft over a lengthy affair with an underling, i.e., an employee.  Add to his woes the fact that ties reportedly exist between him and murdered pedophile, Jeffrey Epstein.
  73. 2022 Tuesday: Yes, we know, we are running behind but business is back!

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The next studio album by the Beach Boys- “The Beach Boys Today”- came out on March 08, 1965 and is among their all-time greatest efforts- to date, that, is.  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), and Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals).  Of the 12 tunes here, practically everyone is a classic revered to this day more than half a century later.  On this album you will find (1) “Do You Wanna Dance” with Dennis Wilson doing the lead vocals; (2) “Good to My Baby”; (3) “Don’t Hurt My Little Sister”; (4) “When I Grow Up to be a Man”; (5) “Help Me, Rhonda”; (6) “Dance, Dance, Dance,” and (7) “Please Let Me Wonder.”  All of these songs are absolute must-own tunes while the other five is a joy to listen to, too.  We hope you will seek this album out and make it a part of your listening rotation.  You will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We definitely look forward to doing the music of the amazing Taj Mahal one day.  Remain alert for when that day arrives.

[ii] We are unclear as to when we will begin promoting the music of the legendary British rock band, YES, but when we do, you will be the first to know.  This offering will go as long as- if not longer- than the Beatles and their individual members.   Please stay tuned.

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

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

[v] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Uriah Heep, but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Hawkwind.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

[vi] We certainly hope to do the music of the legendary Donna Summer one day.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

134. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2022

1961 Sunday: An out-of-control mob attacks the Freedom Riders in Anniston and Birmingham, Alabama while a horde of Southern Democrat racists burns their bus. These are DEMOCRATS, not Republicans, this is who Democrats are: racists, fought to preserve slavery, and to keep black people in economic poverty and in their place.

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134. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 14, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Justices William Burnham Woods and Abe Fortas; U.S. Interior Secretary Carl Schurz; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Samuel Dexter and Abraham Alphonse Albert Gallatin; U.S. Secretaries of War Samuel Dexter and J. Donald Cameron; B.B. King, Cream featuring Jack Bruce, Talking Heads featuring David Byrne, the Yardbirds featuring Keith Relf, and the Young Rascals featuring Gene Cornish:

  1. 649 Monday: Theodore I ends his reign as the 73rd Roman Catholic Pope.  Theodore served as pontiff from November 24, 642.  St. Martin I would succeed Theodore.  
  2. 964 Monday: The reign of the 130th Roman Catholic Pope John XII ended today.  He first became Vicar of Christ 78 days earlier on February 26, 964.
  3. 1024 Friday: The reign of the 144th Roman Catholic Pope John XIX began on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until October 06, 1032.
  4. 1324 Sunday: In Venice in the Republic of Venice, future 205th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XII is born Angelo Correr.  He would put on his papal robes on November 30, 1406, and would guide his flock until July 04, 1415.
  5. 1643 Thursday: Louis XIV became king of France at age 4 upon the death of his father, Louis XIII.
  6. 1702 Sunday: England and the Netherlands declare war on France and Spain.  Meanwhile, Swedish troops under King Charles XII occupy the city of Warsaw, Poland.
  7. 1761 Thursday: In Boston, Massachusetts, future 4th U.S. Secretary of War Samuel Dexter is born.  A Federalist, he would serve under President John Adams from June 01, 1800, to January 31, 1801.  Dexter would also serve the nation as its third U.S. secretary of the Treasury, doing so under President John Adams from January 01,1801 to May 13, 1801.
  8. 1787 Monday: Delegates gather in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to begin work on the Constitution of the United States, the greatest document in the world.
  9. 1796 Saturday: English physician Edward Jenner inoculated 8-year-old James Phipps against smallpox by using cowpox matter.
  10. 1801 Thursday: The fourth U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Abraham Alphonse Albert Gallatin assumed office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President Thomas Jefferson from today until February 08,1814.
  11. 1804 Monday: The Lewis and Clark expedition to explore the Louisiana Territory as well as the Pacific Northwest left camp near present-day Hartford, Illinois.
  12. 1811 Tuesday: Paraguay gained independence from Spain on this date.
  13. 1833 Tuesday: In Middleton, Pa., future 32nd U.S. Secretary of War J. Donald Cameron is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Ulysses S. Grant from May 22, 1876, to March 04, 1877.
  14. 1853 Saturday: Gail Borden patents his process for condensed milk.
  15. 1863 Thursday: Union forces defeated the Confederates in the Battle of Jackson, Mississippi.
  16. 1874 Thursday: McGill University and Harvard met at Cambridge, Massachusetts, for the first college football game to charge admission. 
  17. 1878 Tuesday: Robert A. Chesebrough registered the name, Vaseline, on this date.
  18. 1887 Saturday: The 45th U.S. Supreme Court associate justice- William Burnham Woods- passed away in Washington, DC.  He began life as a Democrat and became a Republican.  Appointed by President Rutherford B. Hayes to fill the seat held by William Strong, he served from December 21, 1880, to his death on this day.
  19. 1897 Friday: Great Britain signs a treaty of peace with King Menelik II of Abyssinia.  Guglielmo Marconi made the first communication by wireless telegraph on this date.
  20. 1900 Monday: The Olympic Games opened in Paris, held as part of the 1900 World’s Fair.
  21. 1906 Monday: In New York City, N.Y., former 13th U.S. Interior Secretary Carl Schurz died at age 77.  A Republican, he served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, to March 07, 1881.
  22. 1913 Wednesday: John D. Rockefeller gives $100,000 to the Rockefeller Foundation.
  23. 1918 Tuesday: Sunday baseball becomes legal in Washington, D.C.
  24. 1921 Saturday: Benito Mussolini’s Fascist Party wins 29 seats in Parliament.  Meanwhile, in the United States, Judge Florence Allen is the first female judge to sentence a man to death.
  25. 1932 Saturday: In New York City, a “We want beer” parade takes place during Prohibition.
  26. 1935 Tuesday: The Philippines ratified an independence agreement on this date.
  27. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, the Nazis bomb Rotterdam leading to the surrender of the Netherlands.  Meanwhile, the Germans break through at Sedan, France, leading to the overwhelming of all French and British forces on the continent.
  28. 1942 Thursday: The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra first performed Aaron Copeland’s “Lincoln Portrait,” on this date.  Elsewhere, Gene Cornish—future guitarist/vocalist with the American rock band, the (Young) Rascals[i]—is born in Ontario, Canada, on this date.  Meanwhile, an act of Congress established the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) on this date.
  29. 1943 Friday: Jack Bruce, future bassist, and vocalist with the British bands Cream[ii], West, Bruce & Laing[iii], and with Robin Trower[iv], was born on this date in Bishopbriggs, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
  30. 1944 Sunday: 91 Luftwaffe bombers attack Bristol, England, during World War II. 
  31. 1945 Monday: During World War II, a Kamikaze pilot strikes the aircraft carrier, the USS Enterprise with a direct hit.
  32. 1948 Friday: According to the current-era calendar, the people of Israel- led by new Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion- proclaim the independent state of Israel in Tel Aviv on this date.  President Harry S. Truman immediately recognized the new country even as its Muslim neighbors rose up in anger and launched a war to destroy the world’s only Jewish state.
  33. 1952 Wednesday: Future multi-instrumentalist/vocalist with the New York City rock band, Talking Heads[v]—David Byrne—is born in Dumbarton, Scotland, on this date.
  34. 1955 Saturday: The following nations–the Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Romania sign the Warsaw Pact on this date.
  35. 1961 Sunday: An out-of-control mob attacks the Freedom Riders in Anniston and Birmingham, Alabama while a horde of Southern Democrat racists burns their bus.
  36. 1962 Monday: In Brooklyn, N.Y., future guitarist with the rock band, Poison- C.C. DeVille- is born.
  37. 1963 Tuesday: Kuwait becomes the 111th member of the United Nations.
  38. 1965 Friday: The People’s Republic of China sets off its second atomic bomb.
  39. 1968 Tuesday: In Czechoslovakia, the government of Alexander Dubcek announces liberalizing reforms.  This would lead to a Soviet invasion.
  40. 1969 Wednesday: Canada legalizes contraception and abortion.   Elsewhere, the 95th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Abe Fortas left the high court on this date.  President Lyndon Baines Johnson nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of another Democratic Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg’s seat.  Fortas served from August 11, 1965, until today.
  41. 1973 Monday: The United States launched Skylab I, its first manned space station.  (Skylab I remained in orbit for six years before burning up during re-entry in 1979.  Meanwhile, in London, gold hits a record $102.50 per ounce.
  42. 1974 Tuesday: The Symbionese Liberation Army suffers annihilation during a police raid and ensuing conflagration.
  43. 1975 Wednesday: U.S. Marines and Naval forces raid the Cambodian island of Koh Tang to free the crewmembers of the Mayaguez freighter, taken prisoner by the Khmer Rouge.
  44. 1976 Friday: In Hounslow, London, England, Keith Relf—former lead vocalist with the British rock band, the Yardbirds—accidentally electrocuted himself when he plugged his electric guitar into an improperly grounded amplifier in his basement; he was just 33 years-old.
  45. 1980 Wednesday: President Jimmy Carter inaugurated the Department of Health and Human Services on this date.
  46. 1985 Tuesday: Ray Kroc’s first McDonald’s restaurant became the first fast-food business museum, and it is in Des Plaines, Illinois.
  47. 1988 Saturday: 27 people, mostly teens, lost their lives when their church bus collided with a pickup going the wrong direction on a highway near Carrollton, Kentucky.  (Truck driver Larry Mahoney served 9.5 years in prison for manslaughter).
  48. 1992 Thursday: Former Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev addressed members of the U.S. Congress, appealing to them to pass a bill to aid the people of the former Soviet Union.
  49. 1996 Tuesday: A tornado hit 80 villages in northern Bangladesh, killing more than 440 people.
  50. 1998 Thursday: Singer-actor Frank Sinatra died at a Los Angeles hospital at age 82.  Meanwhile, the final episode of Seinfeld appears on TV; the commercials are worth $2 million each.
  51. 1999 Friday: North Korea returned the remains of six U.S. soldiers that had died during the Korean War.
  52. 2001 Monday: The Supreme Court ruled 8-0 in United States v. Oakland Cannabis  Buyers Cooperative that there is no exception in federal law for people to use marijuana for medical purposes yet in 2020, look at how far the pro-pot dopers have taken the nation!
  53. 2004 Friday:  The U.S. Supreme Court refused to step in and block gay marriages in the state of Massachusetts. 
  54. 2010 Friday: After 25 years of service, the Space Shuttle Atlantis lifts off for its final mission to the International Space Station.  Elsewhere, football fans in the Iraqi city of Tal Afar get something more than they bargained for when a suicide bomber blows up at least 25 soccer fans and injures another 120 or more spectators.  WTF?
  55. 2011 Saturday: In efforts to save Baton Rouge and New Orleans from floods, state authorities open the Morganza Spillway on the Mississippi River, deliberately flooding 3,000 square miles of rural Louisiana.  Elsewhere, as the Obama administration ginned-up war against Libya takes off, the International Criminal Court issues arrest warrants for three Libyans including dictator Moammar Gaddafi. 
  56. 2012 Monday: Scientists at Stanford University invent a working bionic eye, which receives its power from focused light; the eye could eventually restore the sight of millions of people suffering from macular degeneration and retinal pigmentosa.  Elsewhere, Rep. Ron Paul, R-TX 22nd congressional district, announces he will be dropping his bid to win the GOP presidential nomination.  However, he plans to continue amassing delegates so he can have a say in the platform at the GOP Convention in August.
  57. 2013 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, the Soyuz capsule safely lands in Kazakhstan, carrying Expedition 35 astronauts Thomas Marshburn of the U.S., Chris Hadfield of Canada, and Roman Romanenko of Russia back from the International Space Station.   Speaking of Russia, Moscow claims to have arrested a CIA agent trying to recruit a Russian asset.
  58. 2014 Wednesday: After three years of being executive director with the New York Times, the newspaper fires its first female in that post, Jill Abramson and replaces her with their first black American, Dean Baquet.  Elsewhere, anger continues growing in Vietnam over the Chi-Coms muscling into that nation’s territorial waters with an oil rig.  Protests get out of hand and at least 15-foreign-owned, i.e., Chi-Com businesses go up in smoke.
  59. 2015 Thursday: At the age of 89, blues legend B.B. King[vi] loses his fight with high blood pressure and diabetes.  Elsewhere, the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council convenes with President Barack Hussein Obama at the White House to discuss the proposed nuclear deal with Iran.  Sunni Arabs aren’t really big on the Persians getting ahold of nuclear weapons.
  60. 2016 Saturday: Surfer Gabriel Medina becomes the first surfer to successfully land a ‘backflip’ in competition.  Congratulations.  Elsewhere, ISIS thugs in Iraq send 14 suicide bombers against a building complex.  In the resulting detonations, they kill themselves and only take six others with them to convene with Allah.  Not a big return on the effort there, jihadis. 
  61. 2017 Sunday: Emanuel Macron takes the oath of office today which makes him the 25th president of France.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms begin a two-day summit in Beijing in which to discuss ways to sell its ‘belt and road initiative’ to the rest of the world.  With this plan, they intend to insinuate themselves into the various unsuspecting nations of the world by loaning them money and then when the nations are unable to repay the debts, they can then push themselves in deeper and take advantage of them by gobbling up their resources at unfair rates, building military installations, and gradually taking control over everyday affairs.  This is the 21st century version of what the colonial powers did in a weakened China back in the 1800s.  Thank God Donald J. Trump is our president.  He will thwart them.
  62. 2018 Monday: First Lady Melania Trump undergoes treatment for a benign kidney condition on this date.  Meanwhile, U.S. federal court strikes down ban against sports betting in most U.S. states.  Finally, the United States formally recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.  Thank you, President Trump.
  63. 2019 Tuesday: One of the saner Democrats, Montana Governor Stephen Clark Bullock, announces his bid for the 2020 presidential nomination of his party.  Meanwhile, Wikileaks announces that China has banned all its versions within their country.  Elsewhere, former New York Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-NY 9th congressional district, walked out of a halfway house today having completed his 21-month sentence for having exposed himself to a 15-year-old girl online.
  64. 2020 Thursday: The left produces yet another limp-wristed sniveler on this date.  Self-proclaimed ‘whistleblower’ Dr. Rick Wright sits before the U.S. Congress crying and whining that ‘NO ONE LISTENED TO ME’ when in fact everyone was working hard to accomplish the same thing: defeating the Wuhan Virus Crisis.  Speaking of communist China’s ‘gift to the world that won’t stop giving,’ here are the latest statistics: globally, we have 4,434,590 confirmed number of cases, 301,937 confirmed deaths, and 1,583,929 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,446,802 confirmed number of cases, 86,465 confirmed deaths, and 249,422 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats: first, California: 71,141 confirmed number of cases, 2,934 confirmed deaths, but 0 confirmed recoveries- what’s up, Gov. Newsom, you POS?  Next, Hawaii: 638 confirmed number of cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 564 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, Washington state: 17,663 confirmed number of cases, 983 confirmed deaths, but like California, 0 confirmed recoveries.  Far-left governors, stop with the flipping politics, give us the stats.  On the unemployment front, we had another 3 million or so Americans file for their benefits.  Thank you, communist China, thank you.  Scumbags.  Meanwhile, the judge in the Michael Flynn Case, Emmet Sullivan won’t let the case go even after the Justice Department said to ‘drop it.’  U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel: impeach this POS judge.
  65. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 162,494,223 confirmed cases, +663,686, 3,370,273  confirmed deaths, +12,009 and 141,430,540 confirmed recoveries, +78,851.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,656,062 confirmed cases, UP 29,782 from yesterday’s reporting, 599,220 confirmed deaths, UP 626,[vii] and 26,706,801 confirmed recoveries, UP 40,953.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  66. 2021 Friday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 283,148 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 176,461 deaths.     
  67. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,766,515 confirmed cases, 62,611 confirmed deaths, and 2,009,700 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,286,283 confirmed cases, 36,007 confirmed deaths, and 1,876,464 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,450 confirmed cases, 489 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 421,721 confirmed cases, 5,679 confirmed deaths, and 204,513 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Federal Prisons: they have 54,964 confirmed cases, 238 confirmed deaths, and 53,035 confirmed recoveries.[ix]   
  68. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,079 confirmed cases, 6,380 confirmed deaths, and 831,950 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon: 138,085 cases of the virus, 923 confirmed deaths and 110,108 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  69. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,382.13, UP 360.68 points (+1.06%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,429.98, UP 304.99 points (+2.32%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,173.85, UP 61.35 points (+1.49%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.51 per barrel, +0.14 (+0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,844.00 per troy oz., +5.90 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $27.53 per troy ounce, +0.16 (+0.58%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,231.10 per troy oz, +8.30 (+0.68%) while the price of COPPER is $4.06 per pound, +0.01 (+0.19%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,892.50 per troy oz, +29.61 (+1.03%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,400.00 per troy oz., +400.00 (+1.43%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000020.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.44 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Swedish Krona, one greenback equals 8.33 and in Swiss Franc, a buck equals 0.90 and in Syrian Pound, one dollar equals 2,510.00 of theirs.[xiv]    
  70. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.121 per gallon, $2.896 in Florida, $3.850 in Hawaii, and $3.530 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Tennessee: $2.889.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Azerbaijan: $2.227 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,286,444,952,247 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  71. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Soon, the centurions guarding our southern border may step aside.  U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officers are chafing beneath the ultra-left-wing policies of the Biden regime.  Senator Tommy Tuberville, R-AL, says that CBP and ICE are being overwhelmed by the flood pouring across the border (which is why we encourage the laying in of minefields, anti-personnel, anti-vehicle, anti-boat obstacles, layers of concertina razor wire out into the middle of the Rio Grande as well as Foo Gas pits (liquified napalm) in high-traffic areas for illegal aliens.  We must do whatever we must do to save our country).
  72. 2021 Friday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– thanks to the massive cash infusion dumped into the laps of the Palestinian thugs, rockets continue flying across the border between Gaza and Israel- as well as southbound from Lebanon and westbound from Syria- into Israel.  The Israelis are taking them down, but the barrages are growing, and the Joe Biden regime won’t stand with Israel.  Where are the other signatories of the Abraham Accords?  Why are they NOT demanding the human fecal matter in Gaza stop the attacks?  In other horribly shocking news, the United States is sending ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL AID to the Palestinian maggots in Gaza.  We say the only aid they need is a few dozen neutron bombs.  Reclaim the land.
  73. 2021 Friday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information I–  President Donald J. Trump touts his vaccines and says that ‘Joe Biden had NOTHING to do with them.’  True, absolutely true.  Meanwhile, evangelical pastor Franklin Graham is warning Christians NOT to wait too long and miss out on getting the Chi-Vi vaccines.  Uh, Pastor Graham- we are not going to get this crap injected into our bodies.  It is unlike any other vaccine in the world.  It is RNA-based as no other vaccine in the history of medicine is.   Elsewhere, Wal-Mart says that vaccinated patrons will no longer have to wear face masks while New York and New Jersey- no matter what ‘the science’ says are going to require facial coverings for everyone.  Period.
  74. 2021 Friday I: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information II– Next, drooling old Joe Biden says ‘it’s a wonderful day that the masks can come off’…yet, somehow, they aren’t.  Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi says that ‘NO matter what the Centers for Disease Control says, everyone in the House chamber will wear masks except when speaking on the floor.’  Oh, well.   Elsewhere, a new poll says that young people believe that in order for everyone to return to work and/or school, they are going to have to get the Bat Fu Yuk vaccine or no go.  The youngsters have drunk long and deep from the well of Kool-Aid.  Speaking of this insanity, Delta Airlines says (get this) ‘ALL new hires must get the China Virus vaccine but existing employees, well, they don’t have to…’  WTF?
  75. 2021 Friday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News–  As if we required additional proof that the 2020 Elections were corrupt in a variety of states, Dominion Voting Systems WON’T provide the passwords for their tabulators to the Arizona Senate’s investigation into election integrity last November.  IF there was ever a reason to go to war with Canada, this is among the top reasons.  Canada- force YOUR company to cooperate or Americans will begin boycotting your crap-hole country.  Speaking of 2020, loser Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, the darling of the Democratic Party now that she has lost her position as GOP Conference chair- says she ‘regrets voting for Donald Trump in 2020.’  Oh, really- YOU voted for President Trump?  We find that difficult to believe.
  76. 2021 Friday K: Political News I–  the House GOP elected Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY, to fill the shoes of the disloyal Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, today.  President Donald J. Trump gave her a thumb’s up seal of approval.   Speaking of the president, we hear that MAGA rallies will commence soon, most likely in the early summer.[xviii]  Fantastic.  Next, Governor Doug Ducey, RINO-AZ, now refuses to accept any additional federal money for expanded unemployment benefits and will instead offer EVERY employee who returns to work a $2,000 incentive.  Excellent.   In other news, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez aka AOC aka Baby Evita aka the Fly aka Sandy Cortez is expressing TERROR of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district.  Rep. Greene is puzzled as to WHY the so-called “FLY” is fearful of debating her Green New Deal with Rep. Greene?  If she believes in the GND, then she needs to debate it in public.
  77. 2021 Friday L: Political News II– Recently, an Antifa protester was heard to say, “I CAN’T WAIT UNTIL BLACK PEOPLE ARE LYNCHING WHITE PEOPLE.”  So much for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  (Note- we predicted years back that it would be a few years before Antifa, and BLM began carrying out their own beheading videos of people they claim to be enemies.  That’s why we have guns).  Next, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, has labeled Hamas what it is: a terrorist group.  Good.  Next, the U.S. House of Representatives agrees on a ‘bipartisan panel’ to investigate the events the ‘Capitol Hill Riots’ of January 06, 2021, the largest FALSE FLAG OPERATION in the history of America and her politics.   We learn from Tucker Carlson this evening on Fox News Channel that the U.S. Department of Justice has loads of unreleased photographic evidence that could blow the entire sham out of the water.  This, we got to see.  Moving on, a recent Rasmussen poll says that liberal news viewers are woefully uneducated on the massive rise in violent crime across the country.
  78. 2021 Friday M: Political News III– A federal judge in Alabama upholds an anti-riot bill.  Next, a new anti-abortion bill in Texas is expected to receive Governor Greg Abbott’s signature.  Meanwhile, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom is fighting to protect his job now and is offering $30 million tax breaks to initiate new film and TV projects, the very same ones he drove out of the state to seek less-expensive locations for their work.  Next, since Amazon had access to a mailbox used by its employees, the union vote they won in the Peach State could be overturned.  Whoa.  We are surprised the workers ‘didn’t vote’ to unionize.  That seemed mighty peculiar that all of a sudden, the became lovers of Jeff Bezos.  Wow.
  79. 2021 Friday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– In another detestable (and anti-American) Biden regime news, ‘Usurper Joe’ is going to cancel President Donald J. Trump’s ‘Garden of American Heroes’ project.  What a bum.   Speaking of the ‘drooler,’ Rep. Tim Burchett, R-TN 2nd congressional district, says the ‘Joe Biden White House is out of control.’  Meanwhile, regarding the aforementioned continuation of mask mandates, Joe Biden- always out of step with whatever is going on, says ‘it’s a momentous day for America that we no longer have to wear masks.’  What?  In other Biden regime news, Joe tossed out President Donald J. Trump’s ban on illegal aliens who would become burdensome to American taxpayers because of illness.  That’s great, Joe.  Yet another chink in the Cloward & Piven chain of crumbling the United States.
  80. 2021 Friday O: Business News– Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-CO 3rd congressional district, says it’s ‘appalling’ that the $5 million ransom was paid to Darkside, the company that devastated the Colonial Pipeline.  Speaking of Darkside, they are now said to be targeting Japan’s Toshiba.   Joe Biden, however, won’t admit to the $4-5 million ransom being paid to the Russian government-approved hackers.  (Note- when Russia was said to be paying bounties for the deaths of Americans, they wanted President Trump to go to war with the Russkies.  Seems like Joe should be dropping nukes atop Moscow right now).  Elsewhere, even with the Colonial pipeline up and running, the gas crunch is affecting Washington, D.C.  Go figure.
  81. 2021 Friday P: Miscellaneous News I– California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base will be renamed Space Force Base.  Elsewhere, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt, GOP, has been booted from the Tulsa Race Riot Panel over him being insensitive to the plight of people of color by signing a bill banning Critical Race Theory.  Next, Columbus, Ohio, has settled on a payment of $10 million to the family of Andre Hill whom a law enforcement officer shot dead last year.  Like the settlement for the family of George Floyd prior to the trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin so, too, does this settlement come ahead of the trial of now-fired Police Officer Adam Coy who also is facing a murder charge.  Officer Coy won’t receive a fair trial either.
  82. 2021 Friday Q: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Poor Chrissy Teigen just got dumped by Target who canceled her line of cookware once information came to light that she is a cyberbully.  Wow.  Didn’t see that one coming.   In other WOKE news, Norman Public Schools in Oklahoma paid $22,750 to equity trainers to indoctrinate their students.  What a load of crap.  Let’s return to the DREAM of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.- he had us on the right track and now, WOKE is everything.  Sad.   Speaking of WOKE, New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov’ still cannot cop to his sexual harassment claims by putting the onus on the women he was feeling up.  What a guy.
  83. 2021 Friday R: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the numbers for the Mega-Millions Draw #1659 with a $480 million jackpot on the line: 03, 18, 41, 44, 68, and Mega 03.  Out of 172,936 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $894,156.  The winning ticket was sold at King’s Beverage Company in South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.
  84. 2022 Saturday: Folks, stick around and uncover the truth along with us…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0830 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Poppy Land.”  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, giclee, 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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Murray Wilson- the Beach Boys’ manager and father of three of them- was an abusive POS and by this time had damaged son, Brian’s eardrum following several slaps upside the head; yet Brian still cranked out the tunes.  “All Summer Long” came out on July 13, 1964, and continued the group’s meteoric rise to heights heretofore unseen in American music.  The band featured Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), and Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals).  The tunes on this one are ones we cherish to this day such as “I Get Around,” “All Summer Long,” “Hushabye,” “Little Honda,” “Wendy,” and “Don’t Back Down.”  One gets a varied selection of surfin’ tunes, hot rod tunes, and hot chicks on the beach tunes which are as delightful now as they were more than half a century ago.  We hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  We think you will be extremely happy you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began promoting the music of this legendary American rock band- the Young Rascals- beginning on Sunday, 08-December-2013 through Saturday, 21-December-2013.  This band is one everyone who loves rock music must look into and enjoy.

[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.

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

[iv] We 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.

[v] Not sure as to when the AICPENDBLOG.COM will promote the music of the Talking Heads but when we do, you will also see the music of Blondie and Aerosmith shared as well.  Please, keep your eyes open for the day this magnificent event occurs.

[vi] We definitely hope to promote the music of B.B. King- perhaps one of the all-time great blues guitarists of all time- at some point in the future.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] Donald J. Trump is expected to host the new Super Pac rally upcoming in New Jersey. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0822 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Solitude.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

124. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 04, 2022

1954 Tuesday A: The attempt to reach Dien Bien Phu by French Union forces fighting from the south in Operation Condor had stalled. A contingency plan- Operation Albatross had already been discussed, a breakout of the 2,000-3,000 fittest men from Dien Bien Phu and Isabelle, but sadly for the garrison, it was slated to May 15 when additional air support and artillery could provide some semblance of aid as to help those breaking out heading to the south.

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124. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 04, 2022:

Kent State Shooting Remembrance (Ohio) and Rhode Island Independence Day (Rhode Island)

U.S. Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer; U.S. DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel Dexter; U.S. Secretary of War Samuel Dexter; U.S. Senator Doug Jones; Yugoslavian leader Marshal Josip Broz Tito; Hole featuring Courtney Love, It’s a Beautiful Day featuring David LaFlamme, the Jackson Five featuring Jackie Jackson, Mötley Crüe featuring Mick Mars, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band featuring Paul Butterfield, Spirit featuring Ed Cassidy, and The Troggs featuring Ronnie Bond:

  1. 1256 Thursday: Fellow monks establish the Augustinian monastic order on this date.
  2. 1493 Thursday: Spanish Pope Alexander VI divides America between Spain and Portugal.
  3. 1626 Monday: Dutch explorer Peter Minuit landed on present-day Manhattan Island.  Native Americans later sold the island (20,000 acres) for $24 in cloth and buttons.
  4. 1715 Saturday: A French manufacturer debuted the first folding umbrella.  
  5. 1728 Tuesday: George Frederick Handel’s opera “Tolomeo, re di Egitto” premiered in London, England, on this date.
  6. 1776 Saturday: Rhode Island declared its freedom from England two months before the Declaration of Independence.
  7. 1805 Saturday: Henry C. Overing bought 80 acres of Throggs Neck in the Bronx.
  8. 1814 Wednesday: King Ferdinand VII of Spain signs the Decree of the 4th of May, returning Spain to absolutism.
  9. 1816 Saturday: In Boston, Massachusetts, the fourth U.S. Secretary of War Samuel Dexter, died.  A Federalist, he served under President John Adams from 06-01-1800 to 01-31-1801.  Following his stint as secretary of war, Dexter also served the nation as its 3rd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.  A Federalist, Dexter served under President John Adams from 01-01-1801 to 05-13-1801.
  10. 1839 Saturday: The Cunard Steamship Company Ltd. forms on this date, the company that would eventually launch the HMS Titanic.
  11. 1843 Thursday: Great Britain annexes the Natal.
  12. 1851 Sunday: The first major fire in San Francisco, California, occurs on this date.
  13. 1862 Sunday: After a month-long siege, Union forces prepared to unleash a massive bombardment against Confederate troops at Yorktown, Virginia, only to discover the Confederates had slipped away during the night.
  14. 1863 Monday: With the retreat of the Union army, the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville ended.
  15. 1864 Wednesday: General Ulysses S. Grant’s Union Army attacks Robert E. Lee’s Confederates at Rappahannock.
  16. 1869 Tuesday: The naval battle of Hakodate takes place in Japan.
  17. 1872 Saturday: In Whitehaven, Pennsylvania, future 50th U.S. Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Woodrow Wilson from 03-05-1919 to 03-04-1921.
  18. 1886 Tuesday: At Haymarket Square in Chicago, a labor demonstration for an 8-hour workday turned into a deadly riot when a bomb exploded.  Elsewhere, Chichester Bell and Charles S. Tainter patented the gramophone, which was the world’s first practical phonograph.
  19. 1888 Friday: Spain and Italy sign a military covenant.
  20. 1893 Thursday: Cowboy Bob Pickett invents ‘bulldogging.’
  21. 1896 Monday: At Cripple Creek, Colorado, a grease fire ignites one-half ton of TNT.  Needless to say, the resulting carnage is catastrophic.
  22. 1897 Tuesday: Fire in the Paris bazaar at Rue jean Goujon kills 200 people.
  23. 1904 Wednesday: The United States took over construction on the Panama Canal.
  24. 1915 Tuesday: During World War I, Italy drops out of the Triple Alliance with which it had allied itself with the Central Powers of Austro-Hungary, Bulgaria, Turkey, and Germany.
  25. 1916 Thursday: Responding to a demand from President Woodrow Wilson, Germany agreed to limit its resumed unrestricted submarine warfare the following year.
  26. 1923 Friday: Ed Cassidy, famed percussionist with 1960’s-to-1990’s Los Angeles, California, psychedelic band Spirit[i], was born on today’s date in Harvey, Illinois.  His companion in the band was his stepson, Randy California; one of the most gifted guitarists in the world.  Meanwhile in Vienna, bloody street battles between communists, Nazis, and the police unfold.
  27. 1925 Monday: In Geneva, an international conference commenced in which the eventual signatories pledged to not use chemical and biological weapons in war; the Geneva Protocol underwent signing on June 17, 1925, and went into force in 1928.
  28. 1931 Monday: Mustafa Kemal Pasja becomes Turkish president.
  29. 1932 Wednesday: Mobster Al Capone, convicted of federal income tax evasion, entered the federal penitentiary in Atlanta; later, federal authorities transferred the mobster to Alcatraz Island.
  30. 1940 Saturday: Ronnie Bond—future drummer with the British rock band, the Troggs[ii]—was born in Andover, Hampshire, England, on this date.  Meanwhile, King Leopold of Belgium is warned by the Catholic Church’s intelligence sources that a German assault is going to fall on Belgium and France very soon.  The military is put on the alert.
  31. 1941 Sunday: David LaFlamme, violinist, and vocalist with the Bay Area band, It’s a Beautiful Day[iii], was born on this date in New Britain, Connecticut.  Elsewhere, in North Africa, fighting around Tobruk continues but the Afrika Korps halts the main assault on the beleaguered port.  They will have to find another way to crack this resilient nut.   Meanwhile, British warplanes are attacking a German-held airstrip in Mosul with which, the Nazis had been ferrying supplies in via an air bridge to help the Iraqis eager to come to the side of the Axis.
  32. 1942 Monday: The Battle of the Coral Sea, the first naval clash fought entirely with carrier aircraft, began in the Pacific during World War II.  Historians considered the outcome a tactical victory for Imperial Japan, but ultimately a strategic victory for the Allies.
  33. 1943 Tuesday: The German war machine on the Eastern Front is gearing up for the campaigning season in what they hope will be the decisive year in which, they destroy the Russian bear.  The loss at Stalingrad- as painful as it was- has not deterred the Nazi’s dream of lebensraum in the east.
  34. 1944 Thursday: RAF bombers begin launching raids into Axis partner Hungary. Railroad yards are hit as is other infrastructure, but the Axis is still in the fight.
  35. 1945 Friday: German troops in the Netherlands, Denmark, and Norway surrender to the Allies as World War II in Europe approaches an end.
  36. 1951 Friday: Future member of the famed soul-pop group, the Jackson Five[iv] (backing and lead vocals 1962-1989 / 2001 / 2012-present)—Jackie Jackson—is born in Gary, Indiana, on this date.
  37. 1954 Tuesday: In Fairfield, Alabama, future U.S. Senator Doug Jones, Democrat, is born.  He would win a special election to fill the seat of Sen. Jeff Sessions who stepped up to become the first attorney-general in the new Trump administration.  His GOP opponent in the election- Judge Roy Moore- the Democrats managed to destroy through vilification of his character.
  38. 1954 Tuesday A: The attempt to reach Dien Bien Phu by French Union forces fighting from the south in Operation Condor had stalled.  A contingency plan- Operation Albatross had already been discussed, a breakout of the 2,000-3,000 fittest men from Dien Bien Phu and Isabelle, but sadly for the garrison, it was slated to May 15 when additional air support and artillery could provide some semblance of aid as to help those breaking out heading to the south.  Problem was the troops were unclear as to whether they could sustain the fight until then.  General Giap’s final offensive was 48 hours old and steaming along at a good clip.  If the strongest were able to break out, they would be leaving behind the wounded and going without supplies.  It looks highly doubtful that Albatross will occur.
  39. 1959 Monday: The first Grammy Awards ceremony occurred at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.  Domenico Modugno won Record of the Year and Song of the Year for “Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare);” Henry Mancini won Album of the Year for “The Music from Peter Gunn.”
  40. 1961 Thursday: The first group of “Freedom Riders” left Washington, D.C., to challenge racial segregation on interstate busses and in bus terminals.
  41. 1965 Tuesday: San Francisco Giants’ slugger Willie Mays hits his 512th homerun, breaking Mel Ott’s National League record of 511 homeruns.
  42. 1969 Sunday: Stanley Cup: the Montreal Canadiens sweep the St. Louis Blues in 4 games.
  43. 1970 Monday: Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire during an anti-war protest at Kent State University, killing four students and wounding nine others.  Elsewhere, Premier Kosygin affirms existence Russian military advisors in Egypt.
  44. 1971 Tuesday: In Colorado Springs, Colorado, future 6th U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is born.  She would serve under President Donald J. Trump from Served December 06, 2017, to April 10, 2019.
  45. 1976 Tuesday: Famed French author and poet, Henri Bosco dies at age 87.
  46. 1980 Sunday: In Ljubljana, Slovenia, Marshal Josip Broz Tito, president of Yugoslavia, died three days before his 88th birthday.     
  47. 1982 Tuesday: During the Falklands Islands (Las Malvinas) War, an Argentine Exocet missile hits the HMS Sheffield, a British destroyer, killing at least 20 and wounding numerous others. 
  48. 1987 Monday: In North Hollywood, California, famed rock, and roll blues guitarist Paul Butterfield[v] lost his battle with opiate addiction on this date and passed away at the age of 44.  The Paul Butterfield Blues Band was one of the big name shows of the 1960s and early 1970s and their performance at Woodstock in 1969 was legendary as concert performances go.  Please, seek out their albums and add them to your collection.
  49. 1990 Friday: Angela Bowie reveals that Mick Jagger and husband, David, once had an affair.  It is what it is, folks.
  50. 1994 Wednesday: A jury clears rocker Courtney Love of drug charges.  Ms. Love is the widow of Nirvana[vi] front man, Kurt Cobain. 
  51. 1998 Monday: In Sacramento, a federal judged handed Unabomber Ted Kaczynski four life sentences PLUS 30 years under a plea agreement that spared him the death penalty.  Put the bum to death and be done with him!
  52. 2006 Thursday: A federal judge sentenced Zacarias Moussaoui to life in prison for his role in the 9/11 attacks, telling the convicted terrorist, “You will die with a whimper.”
  53. 2007 Friday: An EF-5 tornado destroys the town of Greensburg, Kansas. 
  54. 2010 Tuesday: An auction at Christie’s in New York sets a record for the most expensive work of art sold at auction when it sells Pablo Picasso’s ‘Nude, Green Leaves and Bust’ for $106 million.
  55. 2011 Wednesday: U.S. President Barack Obama chooses not release photos of Osama bin Laden following his death; however, the Reuters News Agency released photos taken at the Abbottabad compound later, which drew howls of protests from offended Muslims.
  56. 2012 Friday: In the charming Mexican city of Nuevo Laredo, authorities discover 9 bodies hanging from a bridge and the corpses of 14 others who underwent beheading in a drug cartel war. 
  57. 2013 Saturday: American boxer Floyd Mayweather defeats Robert Guerrero and retains his WBC Welterweight title in a unanimous decision.  Meanwhile, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, a roadside bomb kills 5 U.S. soldiers and wounds several others.  F**king savages.  Elsewhere, in the Syrian town of Baniyas, government troops kill 77 civilians and wound quite a few others.
  58. 2014 Sunday: According to Brainy History, union backers and California legislators are seeking to raise the state’s minimum wage to $13 per hour; Governor Jerry Brown ratified a law only 8 months ago to raise the wage to $10 an hour by 2016.  Meanwhile, eight acrobats were injured, most of them seriously, when a carabiner clip broke during an aerial hair-hanging stunt, sending the women plummeting to the ground during a Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus show in Providence, Rhode Island. 
  59. 2015 Monday: Brainy History reports the human trafficking crisis continues in the Mediterranean, as rescuers save approximately 7,000 migrants from 34 vessels intercepted over the last few days.
  60. 2016 Wednesday: Once-sane Republican congressman and ex-governor John Kasich (and ultimate Trump-hater) bows out of the running for the GOP presidential nomination.  Good riddance.
  61. 2017 Thursday: American economist William J. Baumol dies at the ripe old age of 95.  He was the creator of Baumol’s Cost Disease, aka the Baumol Effect, an economic theory, one that conflicts with classical economic theories.
  62. 2018 Friday: Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols got his 3,000th hit, reaching the mark with a broken bat single against the Seattle Mariners.   Meanwhile, California overtakes Great Britain to become the fifth largest economy in the world.
  63. 2019 Saturday: At T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mexican middleweight boxer Canelo Alvarez unifies three middleweight titles as he wins a close fight and unanimous decision over American boxer Daniel Jacobs.
  64. 2020 Monday: Well, it keeps getting better: we now know we have “Murder Hornets” in the Pacific Northwest.  Although some claim Japan is their homeland, experts now tell us it is communist China where these monstrous insects call home.  Coincidence?  You are the judge.  COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis update: confirmed cases around the world: 3,582,469, confirmed deaths are 251,365, but confirmed recoveries are 1,162,563 so things are looking better.  As for the United States, confirmed cases are 1,201,101, confirmed deaths are 69,579, and confirmed recoveries are 159,789.  In Hawaii, we have 621 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths but 548 confirmed recoveries.  Yet, in the Islands, we live under the authoritarianism of Governor David Ige.  Colleagues in California report 55,657 confirmed cases, 2,254 confirmed deaths and NO- we repeat- NO numbers for confirmed recoveries.  What are you hiding, Gov. Gavin Newsom?  Colleagues up in Washington state report 15,462 confirmed cases what with confirmed deaths at 841 and- like California- NO recovery confirmation numbers.  Gov. Jay Inslee, what are YOU hiding (asks Chef Vladimir?)?
  65. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 154,940,945 confirmed cases, +477,975, 3,39,615  confirmed deaths, +12,655, and 133,045,378 confirmed recoveries, +75,532.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,268,541 confirmed cases, UP 36,236 from yesterday’s reporting, 592,292 confirmed deaths, UP 734,[vii] and 25,961,286 confirmed recoveries, UP 53,716.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  66. 2021 Tuesday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 277,565 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 240.56 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 185,968 deaths. 
  67. 2021 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,748,785 confirmed cases, 61,986 confirmed deaths, and 1,996,486 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,249,535 confirmed cases, 35,399 confirmed deaths, and 1,817,665 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,732 confirmed cases, 484 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 409,585 confirmed cases, 5,567 confirmed deaths, and 200,937 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Wyoming, a place with a horrible congresswoman: they have 57,142 confirmed cases, 710 confirmed deaths, but 0 confirmed recoveries as they won’t mention them.[ix]   Meanwhile, effective July 01, 2021, ALL remaining in-state and local COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions will end, so says Governor Ron DeSantis.  Awesome.
  68. 2021 Tuesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,697 confirmed cases, 6,369 confirmed deaths, and 831,090 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Uruguay, a place that was once home to Nazis: 204,120 cases of the virus, 2,796 confirmed deaths and 176,783 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  69. 2021 Tuesday D:  Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,133.03, UP 19.80 points (+0.58%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,633.50, DOWN 261.62 points (-1.88%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,164.66, DOWN 28.00 points (-0.67%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.22 per barrel, +0.53 (+0.81%).  The price of GOLD is $1,778.40 per troy oz., +2.60 (+0.15%) while the price of SILVER is $26.55 per troy ounce, -0.01 (-0.03%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,240.40 per troy oz, +8.60 (+0.70%) while the price of COPPER is $4.56 per pound, +0.03 (+0.74%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,973.33 per troy oz, +8.65 (+0.29%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.18.     In Pakistani Rupee, one greenback equals 153.10 and in Panamanian Balboa, a buck equals 1.00 and in Papua New Guinean Kina, one dollar equals 3.42 of theirs.[xiv]  
  70. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.050 per gallon, $2.834 in Florida, $3.796 in Hawaii, and $3.488 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- New Mexico: $2.879.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Malaysian: $1.887 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,247,962,760,073 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  71. 2021 Tuesday F: Foreign News / Overseas News– U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is visiting the Ukraine today.[xviii]   Next, Iran confirms the authenticity of tape where Climate Czar John F. “Lurch” Kerry[xix] commits various Logan Act violations by sharing with the Iranians at least, we repeat- at least– 200 separate incidences of the Mossad carrying out surreptitious activities against Iranian interests in the hellhole of Syria.  In other news related to overseas activities, former Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller- part of the Trump administration- is urging the Biden administration NOT to let its guard down regarding the use of directed-energy weapons on U.S. personnel worldwide.  He calls it ‘an act of war’ and suggests that even if it’s ‘nonlethal,’ we owe it to our people to investigate so as to be better protected in the future.
  72. 2021 Tuesday G: Covid-19 Updates And Additional Information– First, early information is suggesting that the COVID-19-caused pandemic shutdowns of cities may be in the preliminary stages of reversal.  Next, Pfizer seeks full clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for the use of its Chi-Vi vaccine for everyone.  Elsewhere, U.S. states are not ordering their full allotments of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu over a lessening demand for the questionable inoculations.
  73. 2021 Tuesday H: Joe Biden Regime News I–   We learn today that thanks to Joe Biden being president (well, “Kooky Kamala” Harris is ‘president’), the death tax is going to rise to 40-61-percent meaning their family’s tragedy will also see financial rape of the grieving survivors.  Wow.  Thank you, President Obama, uh, we mean, “El Presidente Joe Biden.”   Meanwhile, Cuban-born U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, DS, says the regime is moving ahead with reuniting illegal alien families torn asunder by the Trump administration.   Elsewhere, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark A. Milley is dropping his opposition to changes in sexual assault policies.  Wow.  Sell-out.
  74. 2021 Tuesday I: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says he is considering a slick budgetary maneuver whereby he can legalize tens of millions of illegal aliens lurking within the shadows of our country.  Gee whiz, thank you, Chuckie, thank you.
  75. 2021 Tuesday J: Political News I– the House GOP is calling for an oversight hearing on the Capitol Hill Police Department and their actions on FALSE FLAG OPERATION DAY on January 06, 2021.  Next, GOP lawmakers seek a probe of Amazon’s Jedi contract.   Elsewhere, the GOP is adding an additional 10 Democrat-held congressional seats deemed to be vulnerable in 2022.  (Note- get rid of YOUR RINO problem, too, Republicans).  Moving on, UNC Chapel Hill has bestowed a professorship on the clown that created the 1619 ‘Project,’ (a bullshit propaganda project with which to wail and cry and to point fingers at the evil whiteys)[xx].  In other news, former Governor Charlie Crist, RINO-FL-turned Democrat Congressman, 13th congressional district, is making another run for the gubernatorial mansion.  Loser.  Finally, Eric Trump says there is NO way that fuddled old Joe Biden can hold a candle to his father’s energy on the job.
  76. 2021 Tuesday K: Political News II– We learned today that Newsmax settled a lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems out of Canada, that they apologized and agreed to stop questioning the 2020 Presidential Election’s veracity.  One America News, however, won’t back down for which, we congratulate them.  However, if Canada WON’T use Dominion Voting Systems nor Smartmatic Software in their own elections, what does that say about their trustworthiness and honesty?  Not very much.  Speaking of the untrustworthy, it now appears that Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, will be out as GOP Conference Chair by the end of the month.  This woman and the other corrupt Republicans that leapt onto the President Donald J. Trump impeachment vote as showing their virtue ALL must lose their seats.  Period.  She needs to join the Democrats of which she truly is one…finally, the Justice Department has been ordered to release the memo cited by then-U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr as to why there was no charge of obstruction launched against President Donald J. Trump when feeble old Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III concluded his ginned-up, bogus investigation into the 45th president.
  77. 2021 Tuesday L: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– The attorney for convicted murderer and former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin has filed for a new trial now that we learn the jurors were going to convict him on ALL counts no matter what which is not justice but a kangaroo court.  The judge in the case pointed out that thanks to people like that dingbat from California, Rep. Maxine “Prune Face” Waters, DS-CA 43rd congressional district, going there and rabble rousing the lynch mob outside the courthouse every day, that her actions put the entire outcome of the trial in jeopardy.  We expect to see Chauvin win a new trial, be acquitted, and get his old job back.  Boo-yeah!
  78. 2021 Tuesday M: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– stick around for the results on tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1656 with a pot of $345 million available to some lucky winner…here are the results: 04, 27, 32, 57, 63, and Mega 22.  Out of 136,836 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $947,704.
  79. 2022 Wednesday: Everyone Wang Chung tonight…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0820 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Peaks.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album the record label of the Band released was “The Collection,” an album that hit record store shelves on June 05, 2019.  One finds a collection of 14 cuts from the original lineup that are all perfect doorways for new fans to open and follow.  As for older fans, this is a concise collection that reopens channels in audio into the brain that one can enjoy for years- if not decades- to come.   This is a worthy addition to any record collection which is why we encourage everyone to seek this album out, give it a good listen, and then add it to your growing collection in the format, condition, and the price that works best for you- you will be glad you did.   

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[i] We promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music. We began promoting the music of Spirit and of Randy California beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  Please seek them out and consider adding their music to your collection.

[ii] We began promoting the music of the Troggs on Monday, 06-January-2020 through Tuesday, 04-February-2020.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection as they are astounding.

[iii] We promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014.  Please seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

[v] We hope to share the music of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band as well as Al Kooper sometime in the next 10-15 years.  We hope you will remain with us as loyal readers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] This schmo also warned the Chi-Coms it would be a mistake to attack Taiwan.  What is the U.S. going to do to stop it, Secretary Blinken?  Launch a nuclear barrage on the Chi-Coms?  I doubt it.  (Note- living in Israel allows me to view the world differently and I think there is no way the U.S.- without President Donald J. Trump in the White House– can do to stop such an attack.  I fear it would be over before it began- Mo).

[xix] Speaking of ‘climate,’ a NYU physicist says that ‘humans have NOT broken the climate.’

[xx] Nikole Hannah-Jones cannot handle any criticism of her bogus ‘history.’  Why is it we cannot continue the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?  Why do we have to continue finding ways of tearing the country apart?  Here is why: for some, it’s profitable.  Look at ‘Reverend’ Al Sharpton, look at ‘Reverend’ Jesse Jackson, look at that POS lawyer Benjamin Crump, these scalawags and scoundrels reap lots of wealth tearing the fabric of the nation asunder.  Going to be time to move to Russia or Chi-Com land…at least they defend their countries.

82. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2022

2019 Saturday: With the signing of Xi Jinping- Chinese dictator- and Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio, Italy signs onto China’s Belt and Road Initiative. A year later, the Italian people are wondering why they are Ground Zero for China’s Wuhan Virus outbreak in Europe.

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82. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2022:

Vice President Schulyer Colfax; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Morrison Waite; U.S. Attorney General George Henry Williams; U.S. Secretaries of State Bainbridge Colby and Rex Tillerson; the Cars featuring Ric Ocasek, and Uriah Heep featuring Phil Lanzon:

  1. 1066 Friday: Astronomers record the 18th recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet on this date.
  2. 1138 Wednesday: The 164.2nd Roman Catholic Antipope Victor IV assumed his post on this date in opposition to Pope Innocent II.  He would serve his flock until March 25, 1138, at which point the legitimate pontiff would return.
  3. 1657 Friday: England and France sign a treaty against Spain; England receives Dunkirk.
  4. 1708 Friday: English pretender to the throne, James III, lands at Firth of Forth.
  5. 1775 Thursday: Patrick Henry delivered an address to the Virginia Provincial Convention in which he is to have declared, “Give me liberty, or give me death!”
  6. 1792 Friday: Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 94 in G Major (the “Surprise” Symphony) had its first public performance in London.
  7. 1794 Sunday: Josiah G. Pierson patented a rivet machine.
  8. 1806 Sunday: Explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, having reached the Pacific coast, began their journey back east.
  9. 1808 Wednesday: Napoleon Bonaparte’s brother, Joseph, becomes the king of Spain.
  10. 1823 Sunday: Future Republican 17th vice president of the United States—Schuyler Colfax—is born on this date in Manhattan, N.Y.   Vice President Colfax served under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 04, 1869, to March 04, 1873.  Elsewhere, the 32nd U.S. Attorney General George Henry Williams is born in New Lebanon, N.Y.  A future Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from December 14, 1871, to April 25, 1875.
  11. 1839 Saturday: The first recorded use of “OK” (oll korrect), appears in the Boston Morning Post.  
  12. 1840 Monday: An unnamed photographer captured the first successful photo of the moon.
  13. 1857 Monday: Elisha Otis installed the first modern passenger elevator in a public building.  It was in a building at the corner of Broome Street and Broadway in New York City.
  14. 1858 Tuesday: Eleazer A. Gardner patented the cable streetcar on this date.
  15. 1861 Saturday: London’s first tramcars began operation on this date.
  16. 1867 Saturday: Congress passes the Second Reconstruction Act over President Andrew Johnson’s veto.
  17. 1868 Monday: Educators and state officials found the University of California system.
  18. 1869 Tuesday: The former 25th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu B. Washburne became U.S. minister to France on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from today until September 05, 1877.
  19. 1880 Tuesday: John Stevens patented the grain-crushing mill, which increased flour production by 70 percent.
  20. 1881 Wednesday: Great Britain and the Boers sign a treaty ending the First Boer War.
  21. 1888 Friday: In Washington, D.C., the 43rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Morrison Waite, died.  First a Whig and then a Republican, President Ulysses S. Grant nominated him to fill the seat of U.S. Associate Justice Salmon P. Chase, Democrat.  Waite served from January 21, 1874, to March 23, 1888.
  22. 1889 Saturday: President Benjamin Harrison opens Oklahoma for colonization by the American people.   
  23. 1901 Saturday: Dame Nellie Melba revealed the secret of her now famous toast.
  24. 1902 Sunday: In Italy, the minimum legal working age rose from nine to 12 for boys and from 11 to 15 for girls.
  25. 1913 Sunday: Five days of heavy rain began falling in the Ohio River Valley; Dayton, Ohio, saw catastrophic flooding as the rising Great Miami River breached its levees.  The authorities blamed hundreds of deaths in the region on the weather.
  26. 1914 Monday: The first installment of “The Perils of Pauline,” the legendary silent film serial starring Pearl White, premiered at theaters in the greater New York City area, including movie houses in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.
  27. 1919 Sunday: Benito Mussolini founded the Fascist Party of Italy in Milan, Italy.  The Fascists attracted former World War I veterans who wanted to see the Roman Empire rebuilt with the Italian people at the head of the table.  Sadly, the new legionnaires of the new Roman Empire were not up to the task Il Duce appointed them to do.
  28. 1920 Tuesday: The 43rd U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby assumed office on this date.  First a Republican, then a Progressive, and finally a Democrat, Colby served under President Woodrow Wilson from today until March 04, 1921.
  29. 1932 Wednesday: In the United States, the Norris-LaGuardia Act established the right of workers to strike.  
  30. 1933 Thursday: The German Reichstag adopted the Enabling Act, which effectively granted Adolf Hitler dictatorial powers.
  31. 1941 Sunday: Although the Battle of Britain would continue with the Luftwaffe raining hell down upon the people of England- standing alone against the Nazi menace- the German General Staff was busy preparing the invasion of the Soviet Union, Operation Barbarossa- set to begin in early May.  However, problems would arise in Yugoslavia as well as in Greece with the Italians struggling to subdue their foes there.  This sidestep would prove problematic for the crushing of the USSR.
  32. 1942 Monday: The first Japanese-Americans evacuated by the U.S. Army during World War II, arrived at the internment camp in Manzanar, California.  Meanwhile, in Lublin, Poland, the Nazis massacre and/or deport 2,500 Jewish citizens.
  33. 1943 Tuesday: Although still frigid in the Soviet Union, the thaw is coming and with it the next attempt by the Axis troops fighting there to complete the subjugation of the Soviet Union and the liquidation of its entire culture.  The German General Staff is already looking to a quick victory with which to galvanize the German people and with which to shock the entire world- when summer arrives, the Germans will attack the Soviet bulge at Kursk.  This will bring the world’s greatest tank, tactical aircraft, and more than a million troops on both sides duking it out.  Not until the Yom Kippur War would a tank battle the size of this one be seen.
  34. 1944 Thursday: Russian pilot Nicolas Alkemade falls 5,500 feet without a parachute and lives.
  35. 1945 Friday: In the largest naval operation in the Pacific Theater in World War II, 1,500 U.S. Navy warships pound Japanese positions on the island of Okinawa.  Okinawa will become the bloodiest fight of the Pacific War as once it is subdued; the next stop will be mainland Japan.
  36. 1949 Wednesday: Future bassist/vocalist with the Boston band, the Cars[i]–Ric Ocasek–is born in Baltimore, Maryland, on this date.
  37. 1950 Thursday: Future keyboardist/vocalist Phil Lanzon who performs with the British rock band, Uriah Heep[ii], 1986-present—is born on this date.
  38. 1952 Sunday: In Wichita Falls, Texas, future Republican U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is born. He would serve under President Donald J. Trump from 02-01-2017 to until the president fired him on 03-31-2018.
  39. 1954 Tuesday: As the People’s Army continues trench construction drawing them closer and closer to the main French base at Dien Bien Phu as well as to the outlying ones such as Isabelle, the Dominque bases, the Huguettes, French warplanes are flying as many sorties as possible.  They are dropping napalm to expose the artillery and antiaircraft batteries as well as the troop concentration zones so as to disrupt them.  Otherwise, Colonel Christian De Castries fears the Viet Minh are going to draw so close as to starve the defenders out.  Airstrikes won’t be able to hit the communists without killing their allies.
  40. 1956 Friday: Pakistan became an Islamic republic on this date in history.
  41. 1965 Tuesday: America’s first two-person space flight began as Gemini 3 blasted off with astronauts Virgil I. Grissom and John W. Young aboard for a nearly five-hour flight.  Meanwhile in Morocco, authorities fire on demonstrators killing about 100 people.
  42. 1966 Wednesday: For the first time in 400 years, official representatives of the Catholic and Anglican Churches meet.
  43. 1970 Monday: In Austintown, Ohio, up-and-coming heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers lands a KO on opponent, Ron Asher, at the 0:58 minute mark of Round 1 of a scheduled 8 round bout to put his record to 11-1.
  44. 1973 Friday: Before sentencing, a group of Watergate break-in defendants, Chief U.S. District Judge John J. Sirica read aloud a letter to him from James W. McCord Jr., which said there had been “political pressure” to “plead guilty and remain silent.”  
  45. 1979 Friday: In Winchester, Nevada, at the Las Vegas Hilton, powerhouse puncher Earnie Shavers lands a knockout on opponent Ken Norton at the 1:58 minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 12-round bout to put his record to 58-7-1.  As for Norton, the loss put his record to 41-6.  Meanwhile, at the top of the ticket, at the 2:38 minute mark of the 7th Round of their 15-round heavyweight championship boxing match, Larry Holmes scores a TKO of Osvaldo Ocasio.  For the ‘Easton Assassin,’ besides retaining the WBC heavyweight title, this put his pro record to 30-0 while that of Ocasio went to 13-1.
  46. 1980 Sunday: After Islamists overrunning Iran drive the Shah out of the country, the Shah and his family arrive in Egypt seeking exile status.
  47. 1981 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that states could require some sort of parental notification before teenage girls acquire abortions.
  48. 1983 Wednesday: President Ronald W. Reagan first proposed developing technology to intercept incoming enemy missiles—an idea that came to be known as the Strategic Defense Initiative.  Dr. Barney Clark, recipient of a Jarvik permanent artificial heart, died at the University of Utah Medical Center after 112 days with the device.
  49. 1990 Friday: Buena Vista Pictures released the romantic comedy “Pretty Woman,” starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, on this date.  It was a romantic romp in which a business tycoon fell in love with a hooker.  Rather modern-day fairy tale…
  50. 1993 Tuesday: Scientists announced they had found the renegade gene that causes Huntington’s disease.
  51. 1994 Wednesday: Aeroflot Flight 593, an Airbus A310, crashed in Siberia with the loss of all 75 people aboard it; it turned out that the one of the pilots allowed his teenage son to sit at the controls accidentally disengaged the autopilot, causing the jetliner to plunge to the ground.  Elsewhere, the leading presidential candidate of Mexico dies in an assassination during a rally in Tijuana.  Finally, Wayne Gretzky broke Gordie Howe’s National Hockey League career record of with his 802nd goal.
  52. 1998 Monday: “Titanic” tied an Academy Awards record by winning 11 Oscars, including best picture, director (James Cameron) and song (“My Heart Will Go On”).
  53. 2003 Sunday: During the Iraq War, a U.S. Army maintenance convoy was ambushed in Nasiriyah; 11 soldiers were killed including Pfc. Lori Ann Piestewa; six were captured, including Pfc. Jessica Lynch, who was rescued on April 1, 2003.
  54. 2009 Monday: The Obama administration unveiled a plan to take over up to $1 trillion in sour mortgage securities with the help of private investors; Wall Street responded by hurtling the Dow Jones industrials upward nearly 500 points.  
  55. 2010 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells lobbyists that “Israel is not a settlement” and that it has a “right” to build wherever it so chooses to do so.  Meanwhile, President Barack Obama signed a $938 billion health care overhaul, declaring “a new season in America!”
  56. 2011 Wednesday: Academy Award-winning actress Elizabeth Taylor died in Los Angeles, California, at age 79.
  57. 2012 Friday: Pope Benedict XVI tells Cuba that it has to ‘move beyond communism’ and that he will help the island nation find a peaceful way in which, it can accomplish this task.
  58. 2013 Saturday: For the first time in FOUR years, by a vote of 50-49, the U.S. Senate passes a budget.  Meanwhile, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir announces that he will step down after 25 years in power sometime in 2015.
  59. 2014 Sunday: In the NCAA basketball tournament, Kentucky beat undefeated Wichita State, which ended their historic 35-0 record in the finals.  Meanwhile, French satellite images confirm China’s detection of potential debris from missing jetliner Malaysian Air Flight 370, which had disappeared on March 08 of this year.  Elsewhere, some jihadists storm a Christian church in Kenya while it was conducting services, killing at least six parishioners and wounding loads of others. 
  60. 2015 Monday: After combatting the effects of pneumonia for several weeks, Lee Kuan Yew—91-year-old founder of the nation of Singapore and its leader for 31 years—died.  Elsewhere, the Pentagon is busy alerting U.S. servicemembers who are on an ISIS hit list.  No one knows whether this jihadist scum possesses the ability to strike targets in America, but the U.S. military is not going to permit any harm to come to its people if it can stop such attacks.  
  61. 2016 Wednesday: Researchers using GPR imaging determine that the skull of William Shakespeare most likely has been stolen from his tomb at the Holy Trinity Church in Stratford, United Kingdom.   Elsewhere, police in Brussels, Belgium, identify two of the attackers in the recent attacks on a subway station and an airport as a pair of homegrown jihadist brothers.  The search is on for a third man, the reputed ISIS bomber lurking somewhere within the country.  Track him down and KILL him.  Meanwhile, a U.S. airstrike on an al-Qaida camp in the lovely country of Yemen kills dozens of jihadists.
  62. 2017 Thursday: American singer and actress Lola Albright dies at age 92. Elsewhere, loony tunes Congressman Adam Schiff, DS-CA 28th congressional district, in an interview with equally insane ‘newsman’ Chuck Todd told his open-mouthed interviewer that ‘there is more than circumstantial evidence that associates of President Trump- if not the president himself!– colluded with Russian President Vladimir Putin to steal the 2016 Presidential Election from the highly popular Hillary Rodham Clinton (yeah, right.  In your dreams, congressman, in your dreams.  Moron).   However, Senator John McCain, RINO-AZ, says that ‘Congress lacks the credibility itself to investigate such charges.’  Yikes.
  63. 2018 Friday: President Donald J. Trump released an order banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under “limited circumstances.”  Meanwhile, the online classified ads site Craigslist removed its personals section; the action came after the U.S. Senate passed an anti-sex-trafficking bill that could hold the website and others responsible for illegal activity.  Elsewhere in Sochi, Russia, in one of the largest transfers of desert sand ever, a sandstorm in the Sahara transforms the snow from white to orange. 
  64. 2019 Saturday: With the signing of Xi Jinping- Chinese dictator- and Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio, Italy signs onto China’s Belt and Road Initiative.  A year later, the Italian people are wondering why they are Ground Zero for China’s Wuhan Virus outbreak in Europe.   Meanwhile, with the raising of Syrian Democratic Forces flag over the Syrian city of Baghuz, civilized people proclaim the vanquishing of the ISIS caliphate.  The terrorist scum had held the area for five bloody years. 
  65. 2020 Monday: Due to illness and self-quarantine, the Republican-controlled Senate is not in control with only 48 members present.  The Democrats under Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, at the behest of Speaker Nancy Pelosi will NOT pass a bill designed to protect the country’s economy while providing support to the afflicted unless Republicans sign on to more Obamacare-like government-run medical claptrap as well as all manner of identity politics desires, Green New Deal insanity, increased protections for illegal aliens, and additional Pro-Death protections.  As of the time of this publishing, the GOP was still holding out, hoping the Dems would regain their senses and stop with the insanity but oh, no, they simply won’t surrender their partisan politics.  COVID-19 statistics: earlier in the day, there were 354,677 known cases of the Chinese Virus what with the number of infections up in previous 24 hours standing at 21,115; total known deaths are 15,430, up 940 in 24 hours.  In the United States, total known cases are 35,345 what with 473 deaths, up by 56 in past 24 hours.  This does not account for the stats for the second part of the day.
  66. 2021 Tuesday: YESTERDAY’S NEWS CATCHUP- Dare we say this but the name of the individual who shot up the King Sooper Grocery Store in Boulder, Colorado, goes by the name of Ahmad Al-Aliwi Alissa.  Allah Akbar, anyone?  Meanwhile, Robert Aaron Long, the perp who carried out the Atlanta Massage Parlors Massacre found himself in court charged with ‘malice murder’ and ‘aggravated assault.’  The poor bastard was trying to conquer a sex addiction, something he will be unable to conquer in prison as everyone knows what goes on in there.  Sad.  Elsewhere, in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, after seating 2 alternate jurors yesterday giving the trial a full 12 plus the two, seated a 15th today in case one of the other ones drops or is forced out for some as yet unanticipated reason. 
  67. 2021 Tuesday A: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE I- White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki could not answer a reporter’s question as to WHY illegal alien mobs receive better treatment than do National Guard members protecting Fort Pelosi in Washington, D.C.  National Guard members have had to sleep in frigid parking garages and have been served undercooked, raw, or poor-quality food while illegals are pampered like Roman emperors.  Something is NOT right here.
  68. 2021 Tuesday B: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE II- Regarding the border mess, the Biden administration continues trying to deflect blame for the ongoing disaster onto President Donald J. Trump’s back.  Not working very well seeing as how President Trump handed Joe Biden a secure border.   Regarding the Biden Border Catastrophe, 40-percent in a recent poll blame Joe Biden 100-percent for the border catastrophe while 27-percent (the uneducated) blame President Donald J. Trump.  Another 12-percent blame Congress.  What everyone agrees on is the border must be secured NOW.  Speaking of the CRISIS, “Kooky Kamala” Harris says her administration received a f-up border from the previous administration and when asked if she was going to visit the border anytime soon, laughed it off.[iii] 
  69. 2021 Tuesday C: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE III-  the Republicans are dangling the bait of amnesty for DACA recipients, i.e., the much-beloved DREAMers (yeah, right- deport all of them NOW) in exchange for the Democrats agreeing to fix the broken farmworker visa system.  You know, we used to have the Bracero Program which allowed temporary workers to cross to and from the southern border to work in the United States and then to return home after the season ended.  What is so frigging difficult about this?  Just fix it and stop the tidal wave of illegals rampaging through our country.  Enough already!  Meanwhile, we learn that only 13-percent of family units crossing the southern border are turned back into Mexico.  Wow.
  70. 2021 Tuesday D: LAW ENFORCEMENT/LEGAL NEWS- Attorney Sidney Powell files a motion to dismiss suit in court to have the bogus lawsuit filed by the (allegedly) corrupt Dominion Voting Systems out of Canada.  These scumbags filed a frivolous lawsuit against all those who pointed out the fact that Dominion coupled with Hugo Chavez’s Smartmatic software STOLE the 2020 Presidential Election and threw it to decrepit old Joe Biden.   In other news, Regent University hosted a lengthy symposium on how the election fraud in 2020 occurred what with Michelle Bachman and Peter Navarro providing reams of evidence showing the crime committed before our eyes.  Elsewhere, the Massachusetts attorney general seeks to vacate thousands of drug convictions that were handed out using lab ‘evidence’ with which law enforcement tampered so as to achieve convictions.
  71. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. POLITICAL NEWS-  Congressman Mo Brooks, R-AL 5th congressional district announced today that he is running to fill the seat being vacated by retiring Senator Richard Shelby.  Good luck, Mo!  Meanwhile, Congressman James Comer, R-KY 1st congressional district, blasts the Biden tax plan as being little more than a wealth redistribution scheme.  Elsewhere, by a vote of 68-29, the U.S. Senate confirms the nomination of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to become the next U.S. Secretary of the Labor Department.  From what we hear, the guy is a labor hack.  In other news, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district says that ‘efforts to expel me will fail.’  Next, Senator Tammy Duckworth, D-IL, says she won’t confirm anymore WHITE nominees sent to the U.S. Senate by the Biden administration until some Asian-Americans begin getting nominated for high posts- like what?  Ambassador to Micronesia?  Finally, Joe Biden says we can ban assault weapons.  Go for it.
  72. 2021 Tuesday F: ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS NEWS I-  Economist Steve Moore pointed out today how the $1,400 stimulus checks sent to, uh, not just American taxpayers but to felons in prison, illegal aliens, and even savvy foreigners could end up costing $11,000 each.  Not good.  Meanwhile, U.S. corporations are urging elected Democrats to push through the DREAMER bill so as to get all this cheap labor employed while American workers are left without.   However, corporations may not get the last laugh as U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is promising to boost the U.S. corporate tax rate back to where it was- if not higher- than before President Donald J. Trump was in office.  Corporate heads, DON’T you wish you had supported the 45th president when you had the opportunity?   
  73. 2021 Tuesday G: ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS NEWS II- In other PANDERING NEWS, the city of Evanston, Illinois, becomes the first city in the United States to provide reparations to black Americans.  Wait, isn’t Evanston a NORTHERN CITY where slavery did not exist?  WTF is up with that?  (Note- NO longer can Democrats in Evanston use ‘slavery’ as a club to bash the heads of their political enemies.  NEVER).  Elsewhere, Joe Biden’s economic advisers are warning fellow Democrats to prepare for an additional $3 trillion in spending, much of which will go into HIGH-SPEED RAIL?  WTF?  This has never worked in the United States nor will it.  Next, Microsoft is in talks to buy instant messaging app, Discord.   Finally, Regal Cinemas plans a grand reopening across the country beginning on April 02, 2021.
  74. 2021 Tuesday H: FOREIGN AND OVERSEAS NEWS I- Following a complaint, the Federal Communications Commission- the FTC- is looking into allegations that two communist Chinese telecommunications companies, China Central Television and CGTN, for inserting propaganda into its broadcasts as well as showing coerced confessions by prisoners who have been mistreated.   Meanwhile, Russian officials say that Joe Biden has repeatedly rejected any open talks with Moscow so that mutual problems can be addressed, and grievances aired.  That’s Joe for you.  Speaking of Joe Biden, he’s going to address a virtual summit of European leaders this upcoming Thursday just as he is supposed to address the American people via a press conference.  (Note- we expect neither will occur or if they do, they will come off as Max Headroom with multiple takes, Deep Fakes, and hidden earpieces.  What a country).  Moving on, Dems are pressuring Joe Biden to ease sanctions on communist Venezuela.  Elsewhere, Saudi Arabia is proposing a ceasefire with the Houthi rebels.  Finally, Israeli voters are taking another shot at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. 
  75. 2021 Tuesday I: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 123,924,888 confirmed cases, +408,189, 2,727,640 (down from yesterday’s figure), confirmed deaths, +7,937, and 70,320,511 confirmed recoveries, +344,632.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,104,069 confirmed cases, up 49,466 from yesterday’s reporting, 548,613 confirmed deaths, UP 442, and 117,037,711 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. 
  76. 2021 Tuesday J: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 220,146 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another three-and-a-half-weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  In other COVID-19 news, the Centers for Disease Control are hammering AstraZeneca for using outdated data in their correlation of vaccine results.  Say it ain’t so.  Meanwhile, a new study suggests that low-dose aspirin can ward off the coronavirus.  Elsewhere, Pfizer is developing a pill with which to ward off the ‘VID.  (In other healthcare news, Governor Asa Hutchinson, R-AK, has signed a new antiabortion law into being, one that will challenge Roe v. Wade in the courts).   (Other News II- the teachers’ unions are pushing back on the CDC’s recommendations for social distancing: six feet or no teach).
  77. 2021 Tuesday K: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,646,171 confirmed cases, 57,799 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,912 confirmed cases, 454 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 358,762 confirmed cases, 5,232 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- the commonwealth of the Northern Marianas: currently, they have 158 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and 32 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 828,764 confirmed cases, 6,109 confirmed deaths, and 807,653 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Philippines, home of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos (and her legendary shoe collection): 677,653 cases of the virus, 12,992 confirmed deaths and 578,461 confirmed recoveries.  
  78. 2021 Tuesday L:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,423.15, DOWN 308.05 points (-0.94%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,227.70, DOWN 149.84 points (-1.12%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,910.52, DOWN 30.07 points (-0.76%).  The price of GOLD is $1,726.20 per troy oz., +1.10 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $25.11 per troy ounce, -0.14 (-0.54%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,169.60 per troy oz, -5.00 (-0.43%) while the price of COPPER is $4.03 per pound, -0.05 (-1.14%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,605.00 per troy oz, -24.00 (-0.91%). The price of RHODIUM is $29,200.00 per troy oz.  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $57.42 per barrel, -0.34 (-0.59%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.79.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.   In Bangladeshi taka, one greenback equals 84.37.  
  79. 2021 Tuesday M: Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.882 per gallon, $3.612 in Hawaii, and $3.320 in Washington state.  Time to allow the country to return to fracking, there Joe Biden.   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,085,852,256,420 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 crumble into nothingness.  IF the Chinese are going to become the masters of the world, well, what can we do except to join the band.
  80. 2021 Tuesday N: UNIDENTIFIED FLYING (AND SUBMERSIBLE) OBJECT NEWS- It would appear that the American people will soon learn the truth about UFOs although whether anyone will go the distance and inform us that the persons operating these crafts are not of this world is unclear.  Louis Elizondo was on Fox News this morning discussing the phenomena that has vexed millions around the world since the Roswell crash in New Mexico shortly after the end of World War II.  Elizondo provides three explanations as to the origins of these craft.  First, that they are BLACK OPERATIONS vehicles that only certain governmental organizations are aware of while the second is that the technology could be that of our enemies.  The third is that they come from somewhere else although no one wants to definitively state they come from somewhere NOT of this Earth such as interdimensional or interplanetary or interstellar origins.  To be a UFO, there must be at least one of five observable characteristics such as (1) the ability to accelerate almost instantaneously (2) hypersonic speeds (3) low observability (4) the ability to operate on various planes such as air to water, water to air, and whatever else observers might see and (5) the ability to move sans any form of wings, engine exhausts, and other characteristics associated with earthly flight.
  81. 2021 Tuesday O: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS II- North Korea sent a message to Joe Biden today in which, Kim Jong Un- the Great Leader II- fired off a barrage of short-range missiles into the sea this past weekend as a message to the White House that the Democratic Republic of North Korea does not like Joe Biden firing up the U.S.-South Korean military exercises.  Today, the Department of Defense said that ‘North Korea threatens the entire region.’  Wow.  We don’t think Chairman Kim likes Joe Biden very much.  It will be interesting to see what comes of this.  Meanwhile, the Biden administration still won’t say that labeling Vladimir Putin a ‘killer’ was the wrong thing to do.  Elsewhere, China lashes out at U.S. allies in a bid to thwart the agenda of “Joe Biden.”  The People’s Republic of China began slapping reciprocal sanctions onto the European Union for the pressure the ‘Biden administration’ and the EU are slapping onto Beijing for mistreating the citizens of Hong Kong, Tibet, and Uighur Muslims.  China says these are internal issues like mistreatment of minorities in the U.S. is an American internal issue.  Joe- the AICPENDBLOG.COM recommends YOU don’t start something with the PRC you can’t finish or win.
  82. 2021 Tuesday P: Stick around for the results of the Mega Millions Draw #1644 tonight what with a $122 million pot on the line for some lucky winner(s).  Here are the numbers: 12, 23, 35, 38, 55, and Mega 11.  Out of 80,188 winning tickets, the highest winners were three people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $6,340 apiece.
  83. 2021 Tuesday Q: END OF THE NIGHT NEWS FOREIGN/OVERSEAS III- We overlooked this story this morning but in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, a massive fire broke out killing 560 people outright, thousands more injured, and causing the disappearances of another 400.  The U.N. says that 45,000 people have been displaced.   The Bangladeshis have given shelter to more than 1 million of their fellow Muslims whom the anti-Muslim government in neighboring Burma drove out back in 2017 via a concerted effort to kill all of them.  Next, even though Saudi Arabia proposed a ceasefire with the Houthi rebel scum in Yemen, the Houthis conducted an attack on Abha International Airport with a drone loaded up with explosives.   Had the ceasefire gone into effect, it would have permitted the reopening of the Sana’a airport in Yemen so that relief supplies could flow into the starving, impoverished civilians in the country.  Instead, we think the Saudis had better raze all Houthi-controlled areas. 
  84. 2021 Tuesday R: END OF THE NIGHT NEWS NATIONAL:  A 14th woman filed a lawsuit against Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson accusing him of exposing himself and performing lewd acts on them.  The quarterback denies all allegations and investigation is ensuing.  Unlike Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, we believe that Watson is facing false accusations and we will wait to see where the evidence takes us.   Elsewhere, the ‘Biden administration’ announces all official documents will bear the moniker ‘Biden-Harris Administration.’  Speaking of old Joe, he says he is going to take America’s guns away since a crazed Syrian refugee POS shot up the Boulder, Colorado, grocery store killing 10 people, all of whom were WHITE.  No one seems to be shedding tears for them but oh, those poor Asian hookers- uh, excuse me, masseuses- in Atlanta, which is an entirely different story.  Meanwhile, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, DS-MA 7th congressional district, says ‘making Washington, D.C. a state is a matter of racial equity seeing as how there are loads of black folks living there.’
  85. 2022 Wednesday: You know the drill…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0778 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Golden Glow.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album by the Band is an archivist’s release featuring the group live at one of the all-time celebrated great shows following Woodstock.  “Live at Watkins Glen” came out on April 04, 1995, and features the Band’s performance at the famous site.  This concert for those who may not know featured a top bill of not only the Band but also the Grateful Dead and the Allman Brothers Band so folks, it was one long trip to be remembered or lost in the fog.  All three groups were in their peak eras although the Dead and the ABB would continue for decades to come so why not listen to this legendary set?  Both the Band and the Dead appeared at the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair of 1969 whereas the ABB did not.  One can only ponder why.  Ah, well, seek this one out and add it to your collection- you will be extremely glad you did, of that, we are positive.

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[iii] President Donald J. Trump sees an excellent opening for him to begin ripping Joe Biden a new one over his BORDER CALAMITY. 

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

This should surprise NO ONE: Justin “Little Xi” Trudeau is the FIRST NOMINEE in this year’s Fifth Annual Lavrentiy Beria Award. Unanimously selected by the chef-authors, early odds-making guarantees he will come in at the top of the list in January 2023 unless, of course, a far worse POS manages to edge him out…

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

This should surprise NO ONE: Justin “Little Xi” Trudeau is the FIRST NOMINEE in this year’s Fifth Annual Lavrentiy Beria Award.  Unanimously selected by the chef-authors, early odds-making guarantees he will come in at the top of the list in January 2023 unless, of course, a far worse POS manages to edge him out…

  1. 2022 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole: 421,926,659 confirmed cases, +1,935,290, 5,891,718 confirmed deaths, +11,171 and 346,321,278 confirmed recoveries, +2,449,746. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 80,014,390 confirmed cases, UP 98,656 from yesterday’s reporting, 958,115 confirmed deaths, UP +2,618,[i] and 51,370,553 confirmed recoveries, UP 351,238 We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]    
  2. 2022 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths- Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 508,731 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 145,479 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in THIRTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 394 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.            
  3. 2022 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 8,880,750 confirmed cases, 83,910 confirmed deaths, and 8,870,922 confirmed recoveries (since California won’t report recoveries anymore, we are doing it).  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,819,172 confirmed cases, 68,579 confirmed deaths, and 3,792,613 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 233,640 confirmed cases, 1,292 confirmed deaths, and 232,348 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,410,658 confirmed cases, 11,615 confirmed deaths, and 1,399,285 confirmed recoveries (lazy bastards- it’s still mostly the weekend for this backward state).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., New Hampshire: they have 293,697 confirmed cases, 2,333 confirmed deaths, and 288,281 confirmed recoveries.[iii]   
  4. 2022 Friday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day- Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 3,523,464 confirmed cases, 9,828 confirmed deaths, and 3,361,225 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Tanzania, 155th place on the list: 33,549 cases of the virus, 796 confirmed death and 32,753 confirmed recoveries.[iv]                         
  5. 2022 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,079.18, DOWN 232.85 points (-0.68%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,548.07 DOWN 168.65 points (-1.23%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,348.87, DOWN 31.39 points (-0.72%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $91.66 per barrel, -0.10 (-0.11%).  The price of GOLD is $1,900.80 per troy oz., -1.20 (-0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $23.95 per troy ounce, +0.07 (+0.31%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,069.50 per troy oz, -23.20 (-2.12%) while the price of COPPER is $4.51 per pound, -0.01 (-0.20%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,315.42 per troy oz., -50.91 (-2.15%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,200.00 per troy oz., +100.00 (+0.55%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,510,000.00 per CNY/T, +25,000,000.00 (+1.68%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,298.00 per USD/T, +30.00 (+0.92%). The price of ZINC is $3,603.00 per USD/T., -3.00 (-0.08%).   The price of COCOA is $2,571.00 per USD/T, -18.00 (-0.70%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,265.10 USD 1,000 board feet -25.30 (-1.96%).[vi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.33 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.88 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.29.    In Japanese Yen, one greenback equals 115.00 and in Jordanian Dinar, a buck equals 0.71 and in Kazakhstani Tenge, one dollar equals 428.08 of theirs.[vii]       
  6. 2022 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $4.728 per gallon, $3.506 in Florida, $4.503 in Hawaii, and $3.973 in Washington state.[viii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Delaware- $3.573.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the 129th HIGHEST gasoline price in the world- Uruguay: $6.453 per U.S. Gallon.[ix]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,136,116,395,744 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[x]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after United Kingdom the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Ireland which holds $318,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  7. 2022 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis- Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine are evacuating civilians- mostly women, children, and seniors- from the region into Russia.  Global observers see this as yet another sign of impending war which Joe Biden said again this afternoon- with a glazed look in his dead eyes- is coming and coming soon.  Stop it, Joe, stop it, stop with banging the war drums.  Everyone knows you are craving a distraction, any distraction with which to save your crumbling illegitimate presidency.  We expect Uncle Joe is telling Volodymyr Zelensky to engineer a false flag operation that will draw the Russians across the border so Uncle Joe can then declare martial law here because of the war and to freeze the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.
  8. 2022 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II- United States UN Ambassador Linda Greenfield-Thomas says that ‘observations point to a Russian invasion of Ukraine in coming days.   Next, the Biden regime says that ‘Russia hacked into Ukraine’s banking system.’  The head of the regime- senile Joe Biden- says he’s convinced that Vladimir Putin has decided to invade Ukraine.  Again, stop it, Joe, enough already.  IF Putin does invade the Ukraine, it’s because you, him, and Volodymyr Zelensky have all conspired to engineer this ‘wag the dog’ scenario as each one of you believes he can achieve something out of the chaos.  Joe Biden says booting Russia from the SWIFT banking system is unlikely in the opening round of sanctions the Bidenistas want to slap on the Russkies.
  9. 2022 Friday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I- The globally celebrated U.S. ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been on the job for 322 days now.  She is visiting the border, although it’s not ours but that of Eastern Europe.  She has not visited the U.S. border in 236 days.  Here are the stats regarding the illegal alien invasion.  First, here’s the cost of caring for the illegals for the past 49 days: $306,480,300.00.  Shocking.  Next, here’s the cost of caring for the illegals now for the past 414 days: $41,953,776,7619.  Next, here is the estimated number of illegals who have swarmed across the southern border since January 01, 2022: 405,742.  Fourth and final, here is the conservative low estimate of illegals roaming the land: 42,650,006.  We at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day genuinely believe the numbers are closer to 85-to-100 million illegals which is an incredibly depressing number.  Let’s round them up, force them to work off the costs of Uncle Sam caring for them, and then after 25 years’ hard labor per illegal, deport them back to whence the f**k they came.  Customs and Border Protection is now warning its agents of possible assassination attempts by Mexican drug cartel sicarios.
  10. 2022 Friday I: Foreign News-Overseas News I- In Canada, federal law enforcement is arresting members of the FREEDOM TRUCKERS CONVOY and also is in the process of freezing bank accounts, confiscating private property, grabbing kids, pets, anything of value or of emotional importance to the peaceful protesters so as to crush the brave souls demanding freedom from their totalitarian government.   Speaking of this travesty, U.S. Congressman Matt Rosendale, R-MT At-Large congressional district, says the ‘freezing of donor accounts is deeply disturbing.’  Begin an investigation.
  11. 2022 Friday J: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News- (1) Pfizer: $48.50 (2) AstraZeneca: $59.86 (3) Merck & Company: $76.33 (4) Johnson & Johnson: $163.35 (5) Novavax: $81.89 (6) BioNTech: $156.94 (7) Moderna: $145.74.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Pfizer: $50.78 (2) AstraZeneca: $58.04 (3) Merck & Company: $76.64 (4) Johnson & Johnson: $161.71 (5) Novavax: $90.44 (6) BioNTech: $170.95 (7) Moderna: $161.32.
  12. 2022 Friday K: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News- (1) Raytheon: $93.36 (2) General Dynamics: $215.70 (3) Boeing: $209.00 (4) Lockheed Martin: $386.53 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $391.27.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Raytheon: $95.27 (2) General Dynamics: $231.76 (3) Boeing: $212.30 (4) Lockheed Martin: $396.19 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $399.32.
  13. 2022 Friday M: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News- (1) Ansell Ltd.: $18.14 (2) DuPont: $78.75 (3) Honeywell: $182.13 (4) 3M: $147.61 (5) Teijen: $12.20.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Ansell Ltd.: $26.55 (2) DuPont: $79.28 (3) Honeywell: $186.99 (4) 3M: $159.54 (5) Teijen: $1,423.00.
  14. 2022 Friday N: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News- (1) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $66.07 (2) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $32.31 (3) Beyond Meat: $52.33.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $63.85 (2) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $32.05 (3) Beyond Meat: $59.87.
  15. 2022 Friday O: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News- (1) Wal-Mart: $138.00 (2) Lowe’s: $222.69 (3) Home Depot: $346.60 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $512.67 (5) Amazon: $3,052.03.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Wal-Mart: $135.33 (2) Lowe’s: $225.96 (3) Home Depot: $350.29 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $509.67 (5) Amazon: $3,065.87.
  16. 2022 Friday P: President Donald J. Trump News- President Donald J. Trump blasted lunatic Empire State Attorney General Letitia James’ insane investigation into all-things Donald J. Trump and Trump Family as being a travesty of justice as well as a witch hunt.  Next, the National Archives says that some of the documents it seized at the 45th president’s Mar-a-Lago estate were ‘classified.’  Ooh, the Deep State is ginning up yet another fraudulent investigation into the rightful president.
  17. 2022 Friday Q: Joe Biden Regime News I- Approximately 45 GOP senators have sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland demanding he do everything imaginable to protect and to continue funding the probe headed by special counsel, John Durham.  The more information unfriendly to the Bidenistas hits the news, the less likely the Biden regime will allow it to reach the finish line.  Meanwhile, the Biden White House rebukes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s visit to Moscow as a ‘show of solidarity.’  Wasn’t Mr. Bolsonaro in Donald J. Trump’s camp? 
  18. 2022 Friday R: Joe Biden Regime News II- Next, progressives in the federal government are attempting to push Joe Biden away from considering Judge Michelle Childs as the replacement for retiring U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer.   In other news, Joe Biden signed a stopgap measure to keep the federal government up and running into mid-March.  How about a flipping budget already?   Meanwhile, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says he’s ‘tested positive for the Chi-Vi.’  Get well soon, Mr. Surgeon General.
  19. 2022 Friday S: Nancy Pelosi’s January 06-2021 False Flag Operation- A U.S. judge has ordered the founder of the Oath Keepers imprisoned ahead of his trial for ‘sedition.’  (Note- the regime is copying what President Abraham Lincoln did during the Civil War in his fight to keep the Union together.  Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi aren’t ‘Abraham Lincoln.’  Another judge says that the January 6 political prisoners deserve credit for cooperation.   Next, a judge rejects President Donald J. Trump’s attempt to toss the January 06, 2021, incitement suit lodged against him but excuses Donald J. Trump Jr. and “America’s Mayor” Rudy Giuliani. 
  20. 2022 Friday T: Special Counsel John Durham’s Probe: After Hillary Clinton’s attorney Michael Sussman began crying about the probe targeting him as one of the key go-betweens between Hillary Rodham Clinton and the creators of the phony Trump-Russia collusion scam by calling it, ‘political,’ the special counsel himself said he ‘never sought to politicize the investigation.’
  21. 2022 Friday U: Political News I- Senator Susan Collins, RINO-MN, says the ‘peaceful transfer of power is essential.’  She, of course, blames President Donald J. Trump for January 06, 2021, rather than the true culprits, U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, D.C. Mayor Muriel “Bow Wow” Bowser, and various minions working within the Deep State.   Meanwhile, as Joe Biden’s support among Latino voters grows by the day, Republicans are seeking to capitalize on the ‘46th president’s’ self-inflicted loss. 
  22. 2022 Friday V: Political News II- Following the recall of three ultra-leftist goobers on the San Francisco schoolboard, the ousted president labeled it yet another example of- wait for it- get this- WHITE SUPREMACISM.  Wow.  Don’t you just hate that when it happens?  (It’s so much cow crap).    In other news, Maureen Steele told Newsmax that thousands are expected for the growing U.S. TRUCKER FREEDOM CONVOY preparing to set off next week.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump is going to host a fund-raising event with Congressman Mo Brooks, R-AL 5th congressional district, who is seeking to win the state’s U.S. Senate seat, the one from which, Senator Richard Shelby, RINO, is retiring.
  23. 2022 Friday W: U.S. Senate News I- The U.S. Senate confirms Christi A. Grimm to become the top watchdog at Health and Human Services, a $1.6 trillion department that oversees fraud, waste, and other chicaneries occurring within or about this very important agency.  It’s interesting to note that President Donald J. Trump at one time assailed Ms. Grimm.
  24. 2022 Friday X: Crime and Punishment News- Former Minnesota Police Officer Kim Potter receives a sentence of two years in prison and a $1,000 fine in the wrongful death of fleeing thug, Daunte Wright.   Next, New York City law enforcement is going to remove the homeless from the city’s subway system.  About flipping time.
  25. 2022 Friday Y: Fifth Annual Lavrentiy Beria Award Updates- By unanimous agreement, the first addition to this year’s running for the Fifth Annual Lavrentiy Beria Award is Canada’s fledgling dictator, Justin “Little Xi” Trudeau.  This man deserves to win the award this year, the one in which, we laughingly select someone via the votes of the chef-authors here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM as well as from the votes of our associated family members, friends, neighbors, employees, vendors, and delivery specialists.  The winner hilariously qualifies to be dragged down into the bowels of the infamous KGB prison in Moscow, the Lubyanka, where they get the Lavrentiy Beria ‘treatment,’ i.e., a fictitious bullet in the head as the former KGB chief used to personally dish out.  Of course, we never promote violence of any type, it’s just a humorous award based upon the history of the USSR.  There are three runner-up prizes- the Nadaraia and Sarkisian Award, the Red Banner Idols Award, and the Beijing Bat Bug Award (which is the ‘booby prize’), but we think “Little Xi” is going to be the big winner this year.
  26. 2022 Friday Z: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw- Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1739 what with a $64 million jackpot on the line: 06, 11, 50, 63, 68, and Mega 17.   Out of 54,847 winning tickets, the highest winners were 32 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $524 apiece.

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ENDNOTES:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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003. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JANUARY 03, 2022

71. 2020 Friday: Following the take-out of Iranian thug General Qassim Soleimani outside the Baghdad airport yesterday, the Iraqi government in a state of shock begins mulling its relationship with the United States. They scream and yell like a bunch of howling banshees, but it is what it is- either you are with us, or you are against us and General Soleimani was a POS who needed to die.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 313

DAY THREE HUNDRED-AND-FORTY-NINE OF THE BIDEN REGIME

003. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JANUARY 03, 2022:

U.S. Treasury Secretaries Henry H. Fowler and W. Michael Blumenthal; U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid; Numerous U.S. Senators including Elizabeth Dole; U.S. House Speakers Newt Gingrich, Dennis Hastert, Nancy Pelosi, John Boehner, and Paul Ryan; Heavyweight contender Jerry Quarry; the Buffalo Springfield featuring Stephen Stills, Fleetwood Mac featuring Bob Weston, and Led Zeppelin featuring John Paul Jones:

  1. 236 Sunday: St. Anterus ends his reign as the 19th Roman Catholic Pope.  St. Anterus first became the shepherd of ALL Christendom on November 21, 235.
  2. 936: The 126th Roman Catholic Pope Leo VII becomes the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would serve from today until July 13, 939.
  3. 1431 Monday: On this date, her captors hand Joan of Arc to the Bishops for judgment as a heretic.
  4. 1496 Friday: References in Leonardo da Vinci notebooks suggested that he tested his flying machine.  The test failed, and he did not try to fly again for several years.
  5. 1521 Monday: The 217th Roman Catholic Pope Leo X and the Roman Catholic Church excommunicated Martin Luther on this date.
  6. 1777 Friday: General George Washington’s army routed the British in the Battle of Princeton, New Jersey.
  7. 1823 Friday: Stephen F. Austin received a grant from the Mexican government and began colonization in the region of the Brazos River in Texas.
  8. 1825 Monday: The first engineering college in the United States, Rensselaer School, opened in Troy, New York, which we now know as Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
  9. 1833 Thursday: Great Britain seizes control of the Falkland Islands from the Argentinians.  Approximately 150 years later, Argentina seized the islands back from the British, but the Brits took them back after fighting a harsh 74-day war.
  10. 1852 Saturday: The first Chinese settlers arrive in the Hawaiian Islands.
  11. 1861 Thursday: More than two weeks before Georgia seceded from the Union, the state militia seized Fort Pulaski at the order of Governor Joseph E. Brown.  Meanwhile, the Delaware House and Senate voted to oppose secession from the Union.
  12. 1868 Friday: The Meiji Restoration re-established the authority of Japan’s emperor and heralded the fall of the military rulers known as shoguns.  In so doing, the upheaval paved the way for Japan becoming a modern military power.
  13. 1870 Monday: Groundbreaking for the Brooklyn Bridge took place.
  14. 1871 Tuesday: Henry W. Bradley patented oleomargarine.
  15. 1888 Tuesday: Marvin C. Stone received a patent from the U.S. government for his invention, the drinking straw.
  16. 1911 Tuesday: the U.S. Post Office opened the first postal savings banks, which the federal government abolished in 1966.
  17. 1924 Friday: English explorer Howard Carter discovered the sarcophagus of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings, near Luxor, Egypt.
  18. 1925 Saturday: IL Duce, Benito Mussolini dissolves the Italian Parliament and becomes dictator of Italy. 
  19. 1926 Sunday: In Oranienburg, Brandenburg, Weimar Republic, future 64th U.S. Treasury Secretary W. Michael Blumenthal is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Jimmy Carter from January 23, 1977, to August 04, 1979.
  20. 1938 Monday: The March of Dimes campaign to fight polio was established by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who himself suffered from the disease.
  21. 1941 Friday: After local troops throw the Italian Army back, it launches a major counteroffensive in Albania.  Meanwhile, the British Royal Navy and Royal Air Force bombers continue attacking the Axis-held port of Bardia in Libya, North Africa.
  22. 1942 Saturday: As Japanese forces continue grinding forward in the Philippines, U.S. and Filipino forces begin withdrawing towards the Bataan Peninsula where they expect to hold out for several months until relieved.
  23. 1943 Sunday:  All hell continues breaking lose on the Eastern Front as German and Romanian units in the Caucasus continue trying to escape the growing attempts of the Red Army to cut them off.  In Stalingrad, the Sixth Army continues fighting back against the Soviet troops trying to force their surrender while the Luftwaffe fights to supply the trapped garrison.
  24. 1944 Tuesday: Black Sheep Squadron USMC Major Gregory “Pappy” Boyington shoots down the last three of his 26 victories before finding himself shot down by Japanese fighters.  He would spend the next 20 months in Japanese POW camps.  Elsewhere, Red Army troops are coming closer to their former border with Poland as they continue driving the Nazis before them.
  25. 1945 Wednesday: Carrier-based warplanes begin attacking the Japanese island of Okinawa in preparation for an American invasion.  Meanwhile, future guitarist/vocalist with the Buffalo Springfield[i] and Crosby, Stills & Nash[ii] (and occasionally Young), Stephen Stills—is born on this date in Dallas, Texas.
  26. 1946 Thursday: John Paul Jones, famed session musician and founding member of Led Zeppelin[iii] was born in Sidcup, Kent, England, on this date.
  27. 1947 Friday: For the first time in history, television networks broadcast U.S. Congressional proceedings.  Viewers in Washington, Philadelphia, and New York City saw some of the opening ceremonies of the 80th Congress.
  28. 1949 Monday: In a pair of rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court said that states had the right to ban closed shops.
  29. 1957 Thursday: The Hamilton Watch Company introduced the first electric watch.
  30. 1959 Saturday: Alaska became the 49th state as President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a proclamation.
  31. 1961 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower announced the United States was formally terminating diplomatic and consular relations with Cuba.
  32. 1967 Tuesday: Jack Ruby, the man who shot accused President John F. Kennedy’s assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, died in a Dallas hospital.
  33. 1971 Sunday: The Dallas Cowboys beat the San Francisco 49ers 17-10 in the NFC Championship Game.  Meanwhile, the Baltimore Colts beat the Oakland Raiders 27-17 in the AFC Championship Game.
  34. 1973 Wednesday: CBS sold the New York Yankees to a 12-man syndicate headed by George Steinbrenner for $10 million.
  35. 1974 Thursday: In London, gold hits a record $121.25 an ounce.
  36. 1975 Friday: The original version of the TV game show, “Jeopardy!” hosted by Art Fleming ended its nearly 11-year run on NBC-TV.  Elsewhere, Senator Patrick Leahy, D-VT, enters the U.S. Senate on this date.
  37. 1977 Monday: Apple Computer underwent incorporation by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Mike Markkula Jr.
  38. 1979 Wednesday: Future 50th U.S. House Speaker New Gingrich, R-GA 6th congressional district, enters the U.S. House of Representatives as a freshman congressman on this date.
  39. 1980 Friday: Gold hits record $634 an ounce.  Meanwhile, conservationist author Joy Adamson who wrote “Born Free,” lost her life in northern Kenya as a former employee murdered her.
  40. 1981 Saturday: U.S. Senator Charles “Chuck” Grassley, R-IA, enters the U.S. Senate on this date.
  41. 1984 Wednesday: Syria frees captured U.S. pilot after an appeal by the Reverend Jesse Jackson.
  42. 1985 Thursday: The Israeli government confirms that it has resettled 10,000 Ethiopian Jews.
  43. 1987 Saturday: Democratic Senator Harry Reid entered the U.S. Senate today.  He would serve until 2015 representing the state of Nevada.
  44. 1990 Wednesday: Ousted Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega surrendered to U.S. forces, 10 days after taking refuge in the Vatican’s diplomatic mission.
  45. 1991 Thursday: Israel reopens its consulate in Russia for the first time in 23 years.   Meanwhile, freshman Congressman John Boehner, R-OH 8th congressional district enters the U.S. House of Representatives.  He would become the 53rd U.S. House speaker on January 05, 2011, and would preside over the 112th to through a portion of the 114th congresses.
  46. 1993 Sunday: President George H.W. Bush and Russian President Boris Yeltsin signed the second Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) in Moscow.
  47. 1995 Tuesday: The U.S. Postal Service raised the price of first-class stamps to 32-cents. Meanwhile, Congressman Newt Gingrich, R-GA 6th congressional district, becomes the 50th U.S. House speaker on this date.  He would serve as speaker until January 03, 2009, presiding over the 104th and 105th Congresses.
  48. 1997 Friday: U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, D-IL, enters the U.S. Senate on this date as does Susan Collins, R-Maine, Jack Reed, D-RI, and Mike Enzi, R-WY.
  49. 1999 Sunday: Heavyweight contender Jerry Quarry died at age 53 in Templeton, California from pneumonia.  Over the course of his pro career, he fought 66 fights with 53 wins (32 KOs), 9 losses, and 4 draws.   Meanwhile, future U.S. House Speaker Congressman Paul Ryan, R-WI 1st congressional district, enters the U.S. House of Representatives as a freshman representative on this date.  He would become the 54th House speaker on October 29, 2015, when his predecessor- the frequently intoxicated Congressman Boehner threw in the towel.  Speaker Ryan would preside over a portion of the 114th Congress and the 115th Congress until he stepped down on January 03, 2019. 
  50. 1999 Sunday A: Meanwhile, Republican U.S. Senator Mike Crapo enters the U.S. Senate on this date representing his home state of Idaho.  In addition to that, Senator Mitch McConnell (aka ‘Cocaine Mitch’) enters the world’s greatest deliberative body on this date representing Kentucky as does his counterparts, Charles “Crying Chuck” Schumer, D-NY, and Patty Murray, D-WA.  
  51. 2000 Monday: The last new daily “Peanuts” comic strip by Charles Schultz ran in 2,600 newspapers.  Meanwhile, in Alexandria, Virginia, the former 58th U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry H. Fowler died at age 91.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from April 01, 1965, to December 20, 1968.
  52. 2001 Wednesday: Democrat Senator Tom Carper representing Delaware took his seat today as did his Democratic counterpart from Michigan, Debbie Stabenow.   Meanwhile, Congressman Dennis Hastert, R-IL 14th congressional district, becomes the 51st U.S. House speaker on this date.  He would preside over the 106th to the through the 109th Congresses, serving from today until January 03, 2007. 
  53. 2003 Friday: U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, enters the world’s greatest deliberative body on this date as does his counterpart from Tennessee, Republican Lamar Alexander.   Also entering the Senate is Elizabeth Dole, R-NC, who would serve until January 03, 2009.
  54. 2004 Saturday: President George W. Bush tapped his father, former President George H.W. Bush, and former President Bill Clinton to help raise tsunami relief funds.  Meanwhile, Will Eisner, the artist who helped revolutionizes comic books and helped pioneer the graphic novel, died in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida, at age 87.  What’s more, Craig Ferguson took over as host of the “Late, Late Show,” on CBS-TV.  Finally, NASA’s Spirit rover landed on Mars.  The craft was able to send back black and white images three hours after landing on the red planet.
  55. 2005 Monday: U.S. Senator Richard Burr, R-NC, enters the U.S. Senate on this date as does his RINO Republican counterpart, Jon Thune, from South Dakota.
  56. 2007 Wednesday: The family of former President Gerald R. Ford buries him in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Elsewhere, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin, D-Maryland, enters the U.S. Senate on this date as did his Democratic counterparts from Minnesota, Amy Klobuchar, Jon Tester from Minnesota, Sherrod Brown of Ohio, Bob Casey Jr. of Pennsylvania, and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI.  Also entering the U.S. Senate on this date is so-called ‘independent,’ Bernie Sanders, communist, Vermont and Maria Cantwell, D-WA.
  57. 2009 Saturday: Israel launches an invasion of the Gaza Strip after repeated attacks across its borders.  Elsewhere, Republican U.S. Senator Jim Risch, Idaho, enters the U.S. Senate representing his home state on this date as does Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH., Tom Udall, D-NM, Jeff Merkley, D-OR, and Mark Warner, D-VA.   
  58. 2011 Monday: U.S. Senator John Boozman, R, representing Arkansas entered the U.S. Senate on this date as did his Democrat counterpart Richard “Dick” Blumenthal representing Connecticut.   Joining them were Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, Senator Jerry Moran, R-KS, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, Roy Blunt, R-Mo., John Hoeven, R-ND, Rob Portman, R-OH, Pat Toomey, R-PA, Mike Lee, R-UT, and Ron Johnson, R-WI.   Meanwhile, in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, D-CA 12th congressional district, becomes the 52nd House speaker serving from today until January 03, 2019.  She would preside over the 110th and 111th Congresses.
  59. 2012 Tuesday: Iowa voters attend electoral caucuses with the result that Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, and Rick Santorum at the head of the head of the GOP contenders for the presidency.  Elsewhere, former Fleetwood Mac guitarist, Bob Weston, died in Brent Cross, UK, on this date.  He was 64 years-old with the cause of death being complications related to cirrhosis of the liver and intestinal problems.  Prior to Fleetwood Mac[iv], Weston had performed with Long John Baldry and the Graham Bond Organization[v] as well as other groups and solo performers after being booted from the Mac for having had an affair with Mick Fleetwood’s wife, Jenny Boyd.  
  60. 2013 Thursday: Russian President Vladimir Putin grants French actor Gerard Depardieu citizenship.  The actor abandoned his country of birth because of the increasingly high-income taxes.  Elsewhere, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, Dem, representing Connecticut entered the U.S. Senate on this date as did his counterpart from Hawaii, Mazie Hirono.  ‘Independent’ Senator Angus King of Maine also joins them in the upper chamber.
  61. 2013 Thursday A: Famed ‘Native American champion’ U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, aka Pocahontas, Democrat, enters the U.S. Senate on this date representing Massachusetts as did her GOP counterparts, Deb Fischer of Nebraska, and Tammy Baldwin, D-WI.  Senator Martin Heinrich, D-NM, takes his seat in the upper chamber on this date, too, as does Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX.  Tim Kaine, D-VA, also enters the U.S. Senate today.  In 2016, he would become Hillary Clinton’s running mate.
  62. 2014 Friday: The Bloomberg Billionaire Index reports that the net worth of the world’s 300 wealthiest people increased by $524 billion; the group has an aggregate net worth of $3.7 trillion. 
  63. 2015 Saturday: The Ezadeen, a smuggler ship carrying 450 Syrian ‘refugees’ makes landfall after the smugglers abandoned them off the coast of Italy with help from the Italian navy.  It is the second such boat abandoned by the smugglers in the past four days.  
  64. 2015 Saturday A: Meanwhile, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid left office on this date.  The Democrat represented Nevada since 1987.  U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan, GOP, representing the state of Alaska took office on this date.   Republican Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas took his seat on this date, too, as did David Perdue, Republican, in Georgia, Ben Sasse, R-NE, and James Lankford, R-OK.     
  65. 2015 Saturday B: U.S. Senator Mike Rounds, R-SD, enters the world’s greatest deliberative body on this date as does his counterpart Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV.  Meanwhile, Senator Dick Durbin, D-IL, became the Senate Minority Whip on this date.   
  66. 2015 Saturday C: Colorado Republican Senator Cory Gardner took his seat in the U.S. Senate on this date as did David Perdue of Georgia.  Also entering the upper chamber was Senator Bill Cassidy, R-LA, as did Gary Peters, D-Michigan.  In addition to these fine politicians, Senator Steve Daines, R-Montana, and Thom Tillis, R-NC.  Elsewhere, as Boko Haram goes berserk in northeastern Nigeria razing the town of Baga to the ground, government authorities say at least 2,000 people lost their lives in the Islamic mayhem.
  67. 2016 Sunday: Following Iranian condemnation of the executions carried out yesterday in Saudi Arabia- especially over that of pro-Iranian Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr, Riyadh and Bahrain sever ties with Tehran.  Elsewhere, the Saudi-led Coalition in Yemen pounds the living hell out of pro-Iranian Houthi targets in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a. 
  68. 2017 Tuesday: U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, D-CA, representing the state of California entered the U.S. on this date as did her Democratic counterpart from Illinois, Senator Tammy Duckworth.  Elsewhere, Senator Todd Young, R-IN, enters the U.S. Senate on this date as did John Kennedy, R-La.  Joining them was Senator Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, Catherine Cortez-Masto, D-NV, and Maggie Hassan, D-NH.  Elsewhere, a victim of revenge porn is in a Manhattan courtroom begging for the court to rule on forcing Google, Bing, and Yahoo to delete her full name from their search engines.   
  69. 2018 Wednesday:  U.S. Senator Tina Smith, D-Minn., entered the U.S. Senate on this date.  Meanwhile, former short-term Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort sues special counsel Robert S. Mueller III and his ‘investigation’ into ‘Trump-Russia collusion’ as having overreached its boundaries and finding ‘crimes’ that have little to nothing to do with what he was charged with doing- investigating ties between the Kremlin and then-candidate Donald Trump.
  70. 2019 Thursday:  U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, and Martha McSally, R-AZ, entered the U.S. Senate on this date as did Senator Mike Braun, R-IN.  Also entering the Senate today was Joni Ernst, R-IA, Josh Hawley, R-Mo., Jacky Rosen, D-NV., Kevin Cramer, R-ND, Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, and Mitt Romney, RINO Republican from Utah.   The 116th Congress takes their oaths of office and Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi reclaims her speakership although there were rumors the old gal might face some challengers.  The Dems also form a climate committee as well as enact new ethics rules for all members.   
  71. 2020 Friday: Following the take-out of Iranian thug General Qassim Soleimani outside the Baghdad airport yesterday, the Iraqi government in a state of shock begins mulling its relationship with the United States.  They scream and yell like a bunch of howling banshees, but it is what it is- either you are with us, or you are against us and General Soleimani was a POS who needed to die.  Of course, the Democrats are worried that Iran will go to war against us.  Enough with the tears already.  The man needed to die.  Many liberals predict that killing the Iranian terrorist mastermind will lead to greater Middle East chaos; they will be proven wrong.
  72. 2021 Sunday:  U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville, R-AL, enters the Senate today while the man he beat on November 03, 2020- Democrat Doug Jones- leaves.  U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper, D-CO, enters the Senate today as Republican Senator Cory Gardner exits.  Likewise, Senator Roger Marshall, R-KS, replaces outgoing Senator Pat Roberts and Ben Ray Luján, D-NM, replaces outgoing Tom Udall.   Senator Lamar Alexander, R-TN, leaves office today as his counterpart, Senator Bill Hagerty replaces him while Senator Mike Enzi leaves office being replaced by Republican Cynthia Lummis.
  73. 2021 Sunday A: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 85,083,463 confirmed cases, +565,479, 1,842,455, confirmed deaths, +7,869, and 47,810,565 confirmed recoveries, +261,813.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 20,782,996 confirmed cases, up 186,736 from yesterday’s reporting, 354,650 confirmed deaths, UP 1,341, and 9,312,768 confirmed recoveries, UP 89,207.
  74. 2021 Sunday B: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 2,398,669 confirmed cases, 26,544 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 21,956 confirmed cases, 289 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 255,396 confirmed cases, 3,524 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: South Carolina: currently, they have 321,669 confirmed cases, 5,469 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 438,869 confirmed cases, 3,417 confirmed deaths, and 381,902 confirmed recoveries.  In the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson- ‘Bojo” to his friends- says he expects to have tens of millions of doses of the Astra-Zeneca Chi-Vi vaccine in the next few weeks.
  75. 2021 Sunday C: The 117th Congress takes its oaths today and somehow- incredibly- Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi manages to retain the speakership.  Good.  We like her because she is good for the GOP.  This is supposed to be her last term- so she says- and then it’s off to retirement.  Where?  In communist China?   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, their foreign minister says he thinks the U.S. and the PRC can work on bilateral issues together like what?  The overthrow of the United States and the domination of the world?  Meanwhile, the Japanese announce they may declare another national emergency what with the ongoing rise in cases of the Chi-Vi.   Speaking of Japan, the oldest woman in the world turns 118 years-old today.  Congratulations.
  76. 2021 Sunday D: In Virginia, law enforcement apprehends the POS who shot three people at a Wal-Mart while trying to avoid capture for shoplifting.  Elsewhere, in Michigan, a private plane crashes into a home killing 3 people.  Meanwhile, the FBI announces they are investigating the online search history and emails of dead Nashville bomber Anthony Quinn Warner seeking information as to why the scumbag did what he did.  Speaking of crime, homicides rose by 21-percent across the United States thanks to the ‘summer of violence’ funded by the Chi-Coms in our country.  Payback is coming by way of Hong Kong…
  77. 2021 Sunday E: Here are the scores for the final week- Week 17- of the NFL Regular Season: (1) Atlanta Falcons, 27 (4-12) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 44 (11-05) (2) Dallas Cowboys (6-9) @ New York Giants (5-10) (3) New York Jets, 14 (2-14) @ New England Patriots, 28 (7-9) (4) Minnesota Vikings, 37 (7-9) @ Detroit Lions, 35 (5-11) (5) Pittsburgh Steelers, 22 (12-4) @ Cleveland Browns, 24 (11-5) (6) Baltimore Ravens, 38 (11-5) @ Cincinnati Bengals, 3 (4-11-1) (7) Miami Dolphins, 26 (10-6) @ Buffalo Bills, 56 (13-3) (8) Seattle Seahawks, 26 (12-4) @ San Francisco 49ers, 23 (6-10) 1:25 P.M.
  78. 2021 Sunday F: Here are the scores for the final week- Week 17- of the NFL Regular Season, part 2: (9) Arizona Cardinals, 7 (8-8) @ Los Angeles Rams, 18 (10-6)  (10) Jacksonville Jaguars, 14 (1-15) @ Indianapolis Colts, 28 (11-5) (11) Tennessee Titans, 41 (11-5) @ Houston Texans, 38 (4-12) (12) Las Vegas Raiders, 32 (8-8) @ Denver Broncos, 31 (5-11) (13)  Los Angeles Chargers, 38 (7-9) @ Kansas City Chiefs, 21 (14-2) (14) Green Bay Packers, 35 (13-3) @ Chicago Bears, 16 (8-8) (15) New Orleans Saints, 33 (12-4) @ Carolina Panthers, 7 (5-11) and (16) Washington Redskins, 20 (7-9) @ Philadelphia Eagles, 14 (4-11-1).
  79. 2021 Sunday G: This is the NFL Wild Card lineup for next weekend, Saturday first: (1) Indianapolis Colts (11-5) @ Buffalo Bills (13-3) (2) Los Angeles Rams (10-6) @ Seattle Seahawks (12-4)  (3) Tampa Bay (11-5) @ Washington Redskins (7-9).  Now, here is the Sunday lineup of games: (4) Baltimore Ravens (11-5) @ Tennessee Titans (11-5) (5) Chicago Bears (8-8) @ New Orleans Saints (12-4) and (6) Cleveland Browns (11-5) @ Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4).
  80. 2022 Monday: Stick around to find out what the Democrats and their masters in Beijing are up to today- you know you will want to discover the truth along with us so join us throughout the day…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0699 a 24” x 30” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Saguaro Gorge.”  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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TODAY IN HISTORY, MONDAY JANUARY 03, 2022, BLOG POST #4,348

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Monday, January 03, 2022:

ENDNOTES:

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

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

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

[iv] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We thank you.

[v] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Graham Bond Organization or Long John Baldry but if we are still here in another 30-40 years, we most assuredly will. 

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001. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JANUARY 01, 2022

63. 2021 Friday A: Once again, the Mitch McConnell-led Senate blocks the $2,000 relief checks for the American people. Here’s the thing that is angering the American people: the COVID-19 Relief Bill directs $174 billion to the American people and $762 billion to various other countries around the world. This is insane. What is even worse is that part of the $174 billion for the American people also includes $600 PLUS another $1,200 per illegal alien they did not get in the first stimulus.

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001. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JANUARY 01, 2022:

KWANZAA CELEBRATION 2021-22 DAY SEVEN- FINAL DAY

NEW YEAR’S DAY 2022 EDITION

U.S. Attorney-General John Macpherson Berrien; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Jim Mattis Patrick M. Shanahan; U.S. Interior Secretaries Caleb B. Smith and John P. Usher; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Samuel Dexter and Henry Morgenthau Jr.; U.S. Senators Robert “Bob” Menendez and Richard Shelby; Country Joe and the Fish featuring Country Joe McDonald, Mott the Hoople featuring Morgan Fisher, the Ohio Players featuring Marshall “Rock” Jones, and Savoy Brown featuring Chris Youlden:

  1. 404 Thursday: The last gladiatorial games took place in Rome.
  2. 1430 Friday: Jews living in Sicily are no longer required to attend conversion services.
  3. 1622 Saturday: The Papal Chancery decided to go with January 1 as the start of the New Year rather than with March 25 as it had been.  
  4. 1673 Sunday: Mail delivery between the towns of New York and Boston commence.
  5. 1758 Sunday: The Daily Universal Register—, which later became the Times of London—published its first issue.
  6. 1772 Wednesday: A bank in London issued the first travelers checks on this date.
  7. 1785 Friday: London’s oldest daily newspaper—The Daily Universal Register (later renamed The Times in 1788)—undergoes first publication on this date.
  8. 1797 Sunday: Albany replaces New York City as the state’s capital.
  9. 1801 Thursday: Italian astronomer Giuseppe Piazzi became the first person to discover an asteroid.  He named it ‘Ceres.’  Meanwhile, the fifth U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel Dexter assumed office on this date.  A Federalist, he served under President John Adams from today until May 13, 1801.
  10. 1804 Sunday: Haiti gains its independence from France after fighting a long and bloody war.  French soldiers sent to fight in this hellhole of an island viewed it the same way as Americans back in the 1960s and 1970s viewed the meatgrinder of the Vietnam War.  NO one wanted to go fight this conflict as it was barbaric, both sides committed horrendous atrocities; yet, in the United States of the 21st century, leftists snivel and whine that we had slaves ONLY.  Study Haiti’s independence struggle if you want to know how things truly were.
  11. 1808 Friday: The United States passed laws that prohibited the import of slaves from Africa.  
  12. 1818 Thursday: The first edition of the Gothic novel, “Frankenstein; or The Modern Prometheus” by English author Mary Shelley, 20, was published anonymously in London.
  13. 1833 Tuesday: Great Britain demands that Argentina cede the Falkland Islands to them.
  14. 1856 Tuesday: In Savannah, Georgia, the 10th U.S. Attorney General John Macpherson Berrien died at age 74.  A Democrat and then a Whig, he served under President Andrew Jackson from 03-09-1829 to 06-22-1831.
  15. 1863 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln signed and issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring that slaves in rebel states shall be “forever free.”  Meanwhile, the Confederate military retakes the city of Galveston, Texas, from the Union.  Meanwhile, the 6th U.S. Interior Secretary Caleb B. Smith stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Abraham Lincoln from March 05, 1861, until today.  His replacement- the 7th U.S. secretary of the Interior John P. Usher- assumed office on this date and served until May 15, 1865.
  16. 1890 Wednesday: The city of Pasadena, California held the first Tournament of Roses parade.
  17. 1892 Friday: The Ellis Island Immigration Station in New York formally opened.
  18. 1895 Tuesday: In Battle Creek, Michigan, C.W. Post created the first usable batch of Monk’s Brew (later called Postum), a cereal-based substitute for caffeinated drinks.
  19. 1898 Saturday: New York City consolidated the following independent towns—Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island—into its greater city limits.
  20. 1899 Sunday: The United States seizes Cuba from Spain; it becomes a national day of liberation although American troops remain there until 1902.
  21. 1902 Wednesday: The first Tournament of Roses (later renamed the Rose Bowl) collegiate football game occurred in Pasadena, California.
  22. 1909 Friday: The first payments of old-age pensions went out in Great Britain on this date; seniors over age 70 received five shillings per week.
  23. 1913 Wednesday: The U.S. Parcel Post system went into operation.
  24. 1926 Friday: For the first time on radio, people of the nation had the opportunity to hear the Rose Bowl football game in Pasadena, California.
  25. 1934 Monday: Alcatraz Island in the middle of San Francisco Bay becomes a federal penal institution.  Meanwhile, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) began operation.  Next, the 52nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau Jr. assumed his office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from today until July 22, 1945.
  26. 1935 Tuesday: The Associated Press inaugurated Wirephoto, the first successful service for transmitting photographs by wire to member newspapers.   
  27. 1937 Friday: Anastasio Somoza becomes dictator of Nicaragua. 
  28. 1939 Sunday: Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in a garage in Palo Alto, California founded the technology company, Hewlett-Packard.
  29. 1941 Wednesday: Russian leader, Josef Stalin appoints General Georgi Zhukov to be the chief of staff of the Soviet Army.  Elsewhere, future bassist with the funk-rock-soul band, the Ohio Players[i]—Marshall “Rock” Jones—is born in Dayton, Ohio, on this date.
  30. 1942 Thursday: 26 countries, including the United States, signed the Declaration of the United Nations, pledging, “Not to make a separate armistice or peace” with members of the Axis nations.  Elsewhere, Country Joe McDonald, later to be the leader of the rock group, Country Joe & the Fish[ii], is born in Washington, D.C.
  31. 1943 Friday: German officer Count Klaus von Stauffenberg receives his promotion to lieutenant colonel on this date.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, the German First Panzer Division fights it way out of a Soviet encirclement attempt along the Terek River.  Elsewhere, fighting continues in Buna, New Guinea, as American and Australian troops continue pushing Japanese troops back.
  32. 1943 Friday A: In Dagenham, England, future original vocalist with the British blues-rock band, Savoy Brown- Chris Youlden- is born.
  33. 1945 Monday: The United Nations admitted France into its ranks on this date.
  34. 1946 Tuesday: Japan’s Emperor Hirohito announces that he is NOT a God.
  35. 1950 Sunday: Morgan Fisher, future keyboardist with British rock and roll bands, Mott the Hoople[iii], Mott, and British Lions, was born on this date in Mayfair, London, England.
  36. 1951 Monday: A massive Chinese Communist- North Korean assault blasts into UN troop lines in South Korea.
  37. 1953 Thursday: While aides drove country singer Hank Williams Senior, 29, to a concert date in Canton, Ohio, the driver found him dead in the back seat of his car during a stop in Oak Hill, West Virginia.
  38. 1954 Friday: NBC broadcast the first coast-to-coast color TV program as it presented live coverage of the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California.   Meanwhile, future U.S. Senator Bob Menendez is born in New York City.  A future Democrat, he would enter the world’s so-called greatest deliberative body representing New Jersey on January 17, 2006. 
  39. 1959 Thursday: Fidel Castro and his revolutionaries overthrew Cuban leader Fulgencio Batista, who fled to the Dominican Republic.
  40. 1965 Friday: The Palestinian al-Fatah organization forms with the intent to destroy Israel.
  41. 1967 Sunday: The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Buffalo Bills 31-7 in the AFL Championship Game while in the NFL Championship Game; the Green Bay Packers beat the Dallas Cowboys by a score of 34-27.
  42. 1968 Monday: Evel Knievel, stunt-performing daredevil, lost control of his motorcycle midway through a jump of 141 feet over the ornamental fountains in front of Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. 
  43. 1971 Friday: The federal government banned tobacco ads, which represented $20 million in advertising, from TV and radio broadcasts.
  44. 1975 Wednesday: A jury in Washington found Nixon Administration officials John M. Mitchell, H.R. Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman and Robert C. Mardian guilty of charges related to the Watergate cover-up; a fifth defendant, Kenneth Parkinson, was acquitted while Mardian’s conviction for conspiracy was ultimately overturned on appeal.
  45. 1976 Thursday: Venezuela nationalizes its oil fields and throws foreign oil companies out of the nation.
  46. 1979 Monday: The United States and communist China held celebrations in both Washington, D.C. and in Beijing to mark the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
  47. 1984 Sunday: Under the terms of an antitrust agreement, the federal government broke up AT&T into 22 Bell system companies.
  48. 1987 Thursday: A pro-democracy rally took place in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square.  Meanwhile, Republican Senator Richard Shelby, representing the state of Alabama, entered the world’s greatest deliberative body on this date.
  49. 1990 Monday: Officials swore the first black mayor of New York City, David Dinkins, into office on this date.
  50. 1993 Friday: Czechoslovakia split into two separate states on this date, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.  The nation engineered the peaceful division in 1993.  The two nations once had been part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and following its defeat in World War I, the victorious allies formed the combined state.
  51. 1994 Saturday: The North American Free Trade Agreement—NAFTA—went into effect on this date.  Elsewhere, chief executive officer of Microsoft, Bill Gates married Melinda French on this date.
  52. 1998 Thursday: A new anti-smoking law went into effect in California.  The law prohibited people from lighting up in bars.
  53. 2007 Monday: Romania joins the European Union, as does Bulgaria.
  54. 2013 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives approved the Fiscal Cliff Deal into being on this date.
  55. 2014 Wednesday: Former president Bill Clinton swears in New York City’s 109th mayor, Bill Di Blasio, the city’s first Democrat mayor since 1993.[iv]
  56. 2015 Thursday: Becoming the 19th member state of the Eurozone Currency Union, Lithuania changes its currency from Litas to Euros.  Meanwhile, the Eurasian Economic Union comes into effect today uniting Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan.
  57. 2016 Saturday: Fears rise in Britain over a sudden search in illegal immigrants flooding across the English Channel into their country what with
    France putting up a new camp for refugees from the Middle East, Central Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa.  Maybe you folks should never have built the Chunnel?
  58. 2017 Sunday: A terrorist conducts an attack on an Istanbul nightclub killing at least 39 people and wounding at least another 69 via firearms.  Meanwhile, other terror attacks are going on across Iraq with a car bombing in al-Qadisiya claiming the lives of at least seven people and wounding another 17.  Ah, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam.  When is it going to undergo a ‘reformation’ so it can civilize itself?
  59. 2018 Monday: The Iranian people continue protesting against their authoritarian criminal regime which leads the government to use water cannons, tear gas, and other methods of crowd control.  At least 22 are murdered by their government and hundreds more arrested in the largest anti-government protests since 2009.  Meanwhile, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un says the ‘nuclear button is always on my desk.’  Uh, okay.
  60. 2019 Tuesday: The 26th U.S. Secretary of Defense James “Mad Dog” Mattis left office after being fired by President Donald J. Trump for working against the commander-in-chief.  His replacement- Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan assumed office on this date.   Meanwhile, loser RINO Senator-elect Mitt Romney says, “Trump has not risen to the mantle of office.’  Like Mittens should know.  He folded like porn star-s overused member back in 2012.
  61. 2020 Thursday: After a two-day standoff outside the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq’s Green Zone, Iranian-backed militias withdraw back into the rat holes inside the city.  The pro-Iranian group tried to storm the embassy following devastating U.S.-led airstrikes against terrorist targets in Syria and Iraq.  Light ‘em up, boys, light ‘em up.  Meanwhile, following an airstrike by Syrian government forces in Idlib, Syria, aid workers claim the Syrians hit a school killing nine civilians and wounding loads of others.  Folks, they’re terrorists, shed no tears for terrorists.  Elsewhere, tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents take to the streets to protest Beijing’s oppressive presence and to defend their liberties from the Chi-Coms.   Finally, the strike by French railway workers now is the longest since 1968.
  62. 2021 Friday: Ever the “optimist,” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says, “Trump will be dead in a few days” as relations between his rat-shit country and the United States continue to deteriorate.  Meanwhile, the Iranians chant ‘DEATH TO AMERICA’ on the one-year anniversary of the whacking of Quds Force commander General Qassim Soleimani.  We say, “NUKE THEM!”  We should nuke the scumbags because once again, they are mining the Persian Gulf as oil tankers leaving Iraq find the explosive devices floating in the sea lanes.
  63. 2021 Friday A: Once again, the Mitch McConnell-led Senate blocks the $2,000 relief checks for the American people.   Here’s the thing that is angering the American people: the COVID-19 Relief Bill directs $174 billion to the American people and $762 billion to various other countries around the world.  This is insane.  What is even worse is that part of the $174 billion for the American people also includes $600 PLUS another $1,200 per illegal alien they did not get in the first stimulus.  The time is coming- so says Chef Vladimir Gdansk- that the Second Revolution coming will resemble more the French Revolution than the American Revolution.  People are angry that government NO LONGER REPRESENTS US!
  64. 2021 Friday B: Speaking of the Chi-Coms, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 83,579,767 confirmed cases, +585,547, 1,820,923, confirmed deaths, +10,563, and 47,162,055 confirmed recoveries, +268,693.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 20,212,820 confirmed cases, up 302,146 from yesterday’s reporting, 349,397 confirmed deaths, UP 4,520, and 9,136,262 confirmed recoveries, UP 379,112.
  65. 2021 Friday C: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 2,307,706 confirmed cases, 25,971 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 21,644 confirmed cases, 288 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 251,064 confirmed cases, 3,523 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Virginia where they have a Ku Klux Klan-lover for a governor: currently, they have 354,766 confirmed cases, 5,081 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 426,769 confirmed cases, 3,338 confirmed deaths, and 378,038 confirmed recoveries.
  66. 2021 Friday D: The E.U. and the Chi-Coms continue working on their ‘deal’ to open markets in the communist nation to European investment.   Next, the Philippines block travel from the U.S. following detection of the new strain of the Chi-Vi in the United States.   Elsewhere, the entire African Continent (26 states as of today with most of the others soon to join)- with the exception of Eritrea- enters into the massive free trade zone it had previously set up making it the largest free trade zone since the creation of the World Trade Organization.  Meanwhile, both the U.S. State Department and the people of Hong Kong demand the release of the so-called “Hong Kong 12,” wrongly imprisoned by the thugs in Beijing.
  67. 2021 Friday E: Georgia voters come out for the final day of early voting in the two U.S. Senate run-off race- 3 million people have early voted so far.  Meanwhile the U.S. Senate overrides President Trump’s veto of the NDAA- the National Defense Authorization Act, patting themselves on the back as they do so.  The president vetoed the bill because it does nothing with the Section 230 the 45th president wanted overturned.  Chef Vladimir Gdansk writes in today’s post how the BIG TECH demon baby should be strangled in the crib now before it becomes so powerful that it is running the world (with the Chi-Coms being the main managing partner behind the scenes). 
  68. 2021 Friday F: Strange things occurring in Colorado what with the discovery of human remains in a pair of suitcases as are other human remains outside Prescott, Arizona.   Elsewhere, even though it’s against the mayor’s demands, the people of Philadelphia turn out to either participate in or to watch the big Philly Mummers parade.  Labeled a ‘protest,’ left-wing liberal government can do NOTHING to stop it.  FREEDOM OF SPEECH- PARDON JULIAN ASSANGE NOW!  Next, Portland, Oregon, police label a ‘protest’ a ‘riot’ when the mob goes berserk as darkness begins to fall.  (We believe the Chi-Coms are funding all of this mob mayhem).
  69. 2021 Friday G: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega Millions #1621 with a $401 million jackpot: 08, 24, 53, 68, 69, and Mega 07.   Out of 186,678 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $11,000 apiece.  Congratulations!
  70. 2022 Saturday: We encourage everyone to stick around to uncover whatever the Chi-Coms, their allies Canada, Iran, Russia, North Korea, and other s-hole countries, as well as their stooges in the Democratic Party are up to today- you know they’re up to no good!

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0697 an 11” x 14” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Calistoga Palisades.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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

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When a band has been around as long as Fairport Convention and has personnel changes the likes they’ve had, you have history- lots of history- for record companies to sort through with which to make some extra bucks.  Well, we have a good one for you today- “Shines Like Gold” (August 24, 2003).  This three-disc set pulls in some of the best tunes the band has recorded over its lengthy lifespan all encapsulated in 32 astounding tunes.  We hope you will seek this one out wherever you shop for the absolute best in music- Amazon, Discogs, AllMusic, eBay, you name it, wherever you shop, seek it out, give it a good listen, and then add it to your growing collection.  You definitely will be glad you did.

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TODAY IN HISTORY, SATURDAY JANUARY 01, 2022, BLOG POST #4,344

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Friday, January 01, 2021, Today in History:  

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Saturday, January 01, 2022:

ENDNOTES:

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

[ii] We promoted the music of Country Joe and the Fish beginning on Tuesday, 16-July-2013 through Friday, 26-July-2013.  This was one of the greatest bands to explode out of San Francisco, California, during the Psychedelic 1960s.  Sadly, we failed to promote the music of Country Joe McDonald’s solo discography at the time.  We hope to rectify that at a later date.

[iii] We promoted the music of Spooky Tooth, Mott the Hoople, Mott, the British Lions, 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] Little would the people of New York City know that this POS far-left, forever-stoned mayor would destroy their city and that come 2020 with the Chi-Com-manufactured pandemic out of control people would flee the dying city.  GET this scumbag out of office!

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361. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2021

60. 2021 Monday: You have me for the end of the year so let’s have some fun…good, clean Christian fun and none of this overeating, over-drinking, which seems to afflict so many of us. Our country needs God right now and everyone must beg Him to enter their lives so we can push back on these godless communists. Join me throughout the rest of this week- Chef Bea.

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361. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2021:

KWANZAA CELEBRATION 2021 DAY TWO

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Johnson; Heavyweight boxer Tim Witherspoon, Dire Straits featuring David Knopfler, Foreigner featuring Mick Jones, King Crimson featuring Peter Sinfield, the Moody Blues featuring Mike Pinder, Spirit featuring Al Staehely, and Steppenwolf featuring Larry Byrom:

  1. 418: Thursday: Eulalias begins his reign as the 41.1st Roman Catholic Pope.  In essence, he was an ‘antipope’ put in place to thwart Pope Boniface I.  Eulalias would serve from today as the shepherd of all Christendom until April 03, 419.
  2. 537 Friday: The builders at Constantinople begin building the St. Sofia Church.
  3. 1512 Friday: King Ferdinand II issued the original Laws of Burgos, which he intended to regulate the treatment of indigenous people on Hispaniola by Spanish settlers.
  4. 1771 Thursday: In Charleston, S.C., future 14th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Johnson is born.  President Thomas Jefferson would nominate his fellow Federalist to fill the seat of Associate Justice Alfred Moore.  Johnson would serve from May 07, 1804, to August 04, 1834.
  5. 1822 Friday: Scientist Louis Pasteur was born in Dole, France.
  6. 1831 Tuesday: Naturalist Charles Darwin set out on a round-the-world voyage aboard the HMS Beagle.
  7. 1845 Saturday: Dr. Crawford Williamson Long used anesthesia for childbirth for the first time.  The event was the delivery of his own child in Jefferson, Ga.
  8. 1871 Wednesday: Organizers hold the first cat show at the Crystal Palace in London, England.
  9. 1900 Thursday: Carrie Nation staged her first raid on a saloon at the Carey Hotel in Wichita, Kan.  She broke every one of the liquor bottles that she saw.
  10. 1904 Tuesday: James Barrie’s play “Peter Pan: The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up” opened at the Duke of York’s Theater in London. 
  11. 1926 Monday: City Leaders named Latkin Square in the Bronx after the first Jewish-American soldier to die during World War I.
  12. 1927 Tuesday: The musical play “Show Boat,” with music by Jerome Kern and libretto by Oscar Hammerstein II opened at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York.  Elsewhere in the Soviet Union, Josef Stalin wins the All-Union Congress in the U.S.S.R. with Leon Trotsky expelled from the party.
  13. 1932 Tuesday: New York City’s Radio City Music Hall opened to the public in midtown Manhattan.  (Unfortunately, the management considered opening night, which consisted of several hours of live acts, a disaster, prompting the owners to shift to a format of showing a movie followed by a stage show).
  14. 1939 Wednesday: 50,000 people die in Turkish earthquake.
  15. 1941 Saturday: Japanese warplanes bomb Manila even though the city’s leader declared it an “open city.”  Mike Pinder, future keyboardist with the Moody Blues[i] was born on this date in Birmingham, England.   Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, even though fighting was horrendous and hundreds of thousands of Red Army soldiers dead and wounded, Marshal Zhukov notes that for the first time since Operation Barbarossa began, his troops were switching from the beaten, humiliated soldiers they had been, enduring one loss after another, to one with confidence, patriotism, and a desire to beat the invaders.
  16. 1942 Sunday:  The Red Army continues its operations to reduce Stalingrad via continuous artillery bombardments, air strikes, and infantry assaults.  South and North of the city, the Wehrmacht continues trying to stop the disasters befalling Axis allied troops who are fleeing towards the west so as not to be scooped up in big bags of prisoners.  The Italian Eighth Army- not well-equipped for the winter continue trying to extricate their men from one trap after another laid for them by the Soviets. 
  17. 1943 Monday: The German warship “Scharnhorst” sinks in the Baltic Sea following the Battle of the North Cape.  Of the 1,968 officers and crew aboard the Nazi vessel, only 36 were plucked from the water by the victorious British before they were called off- even though voices calling for help could be heard from the darkness.  Meanwhile in Fulham, London, England, future founding member of the progressive rock band, King Crimson[ii]—Peter Sinfield (vocals and lyrics)—is born.
  18. 1944 Wednesday:  Michael Leslie “Mick” Jones, future guitarist with British bands, Spooky Tooth[iii] and Foreigner[iv] was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, on this date.
  19. 1945 Thursday: Twenty-eight nations signed an agreement creating the World Bank.  Elsewhere, future rock bassist with Los Angeles band, Spirit[v]—Al Staehely—is born on this date in Austin, Texas.
  20. 1947 Saturday: The original version of the puppet character Howdy Doody made its debut on NBC’s Puppet Playhouse.
  21. 1948 Monday: Larry Byrom, future guitarist with the rock band, Steppenwolf[vi], was born on this date in Huntsville, Alabama.  
  22. 1949 Tuesday: Queen Juliana of the Netherlands signed an act recognizing Indonesia’s sovereignty after more than three centuries of Dutch rule.  
  23. 1951 Thursday: In Cincinnati, Ohio, a Crosley automobile, with a steering wheel on the right side, became the first vehicle of its kind to be placed in service for mail delivery.
  24. 1952 Saturday: Future member of the British rock band, Dire Straits[vii]–David Knopfler (guitars/keyboards/vocals 1977-1980)—is born on this date in Glasgow, Scotland.
  25. 1953 Sunday: The Detroit Lions beat the Cleveland Browns in the NFL Championship Game, 17-16.
  26. 1957 Friday: Future heavyweight boxer Tim Witherspoon is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on this date.  He would compile a professional record of 69 fights,  55 wins (38 KO), 13 losses, and 1 draw.
  27. 1958 Saturday: American physicist James Van Allen reported the discovery of a second radiation belt around the Earth, in addition to one discovered earlier in the year.
  28. 1959 Sunday: In the NFL Championship Game, the Baltimore Colts beat the New York Giants 31-16.
  29. 1964 Sunday: In the NFL Championship Game, the Cleveland Browns beat the Baltimore Colts 27-0.
  30. 1968 Friday: Apollo 8 and the 3 astronauts aboard it made a safe nighttime splashdown in Pacific Ocean.
  31. 1970 Sunday: The musical play “Hello, Dolly!” closed on Broadway after a run of 2,844 performances.
  32. 1978 Wednesday: King Juan Carlos I of Spain ratifies the nation’s first constitution.
  33. 1979 Thursday: Soviet forces seized control of Afghanistan.  President Hafizullah Amin was overthrown, executed, and the Russians put Babrak Karmal in power.  Meanwhile, at Madison Square Garden, the Red Army hockey team beats the New York Rangers, 5-2.
  34. 1985 Friday: The authorities found American naturalist Dian Fossey, 53, who had studied gorillas in the wild in Rwanda, hacked to death by unknown assailants.  Elsewhere, Palestinian guerillas opened fire inside the Rome and Vienna airports; they murdered 19 people while police and security services shot dead the four terrorists.
  35. 1994 Tuesday: Four Roman Catholic priests—three French and a Belgian—was shot to death in their rectory in Algiers, a day after French commandoes killed four radical Islamists who had hijacked an Air France jetliner from Algiers to Marseille.
  36. 1995 Wednesday: Israeli jeeps sped out of the West Bank town of Ramallah, capping a seven-week pullout giving POS terrorist leader Yasser Arafat control over 90 percent of the West Bank’s 1 million Palestinian residents and one-third of its land.
  37. 2001 Thursday: Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld announced that Taliban and al-Qaida prisoners would be held at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, now known as “Club Gitmo.”
  38. 2002 Friday: A defiant North Korea ordered U.N. nuclear inspectors to get the hell out of their country and proclaimed it would restart a laboratory capable of producing plutonium for nuclear weapons; the emasculated nuclear watchdog said its inspectors were ‘staying put’ for the time being.  Big words from a bunch of losers.
  39. 2004 Monday: The death toll continued to rise in southern Asia in the wake of a huge tsunami triggered by a monster earthquake underneath the Indian Ocean.
  40. 2007 Thursday: Following a campaign rally, terrorists assassinated opposition leader Benazir Bhutto during a suicide bomb attack in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
  41. 2011 Tuesday: Sears Holding Company reveals its plan for closing over 100 Sears and K-Mart Stores across the United States.
  42. 2012 Thursday: Toyota Motor Corporation agrees to pay $1 billion to settle over a dozen sudden acceleration cases.
  43. 2013 Friday: An error on the Delta Air Lines website allows thousands of customers to buy tickets for super-low fares, some 90% below regular ticket prices; Delta takes responsibility for the error and announces that it will honor ticket purchases as well as frequent flier miles earned on the reduced-fare flights.
  44. 2014 Saturday:  Sony Corporation’s gaming service is back online after a hacking attack disrupted its PlayStation Network; the company is probing whether this incident is related to the attack on its Sony Pictures Division earlier this month.  Meanwhile, Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turkish scumbag who shot and wounded Pope John Paul II in 1981, laid white flowers on the saint’s tomb in St. Peter’s Basilica.
  45. 2015 Sunday: Iraqi military forces kill or drive out ISIS thugs from the city of Ramadi after heavy fighting.  The jihadist group captured the city in May and the Iraqis aided by U.S. advisers and air power cleaned the clocks of the scum who terrorized the city for months.  Elsewhere, after the Chicago Police Department kills two black Americans, people take to the streets demanding POS Mayor Rahm Emanuel resign from office.  (He didn’t).
  46. 2016 Tuesday:  As the United States prepares to speed up arms shipments to Syrian rebels, Russia launches another protest against the Obama-led United States, soon to be the Trump-led United States.  Speaking of U.S. arms sales, the United States comes in with the title of biggest arms merchant in the world with sales totaling more than $40 billion.   Meanwhile, during a visit to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expresses ‘regret’ for the 1941 strike by his country on the naval and air base.
  47. 2017 Wednesday:  In Kabul, Afghanistan, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam- strikes again: ISIS carries out a suicide bombing that kills at least 40 people and wounds countless others.  Thank you, so nice.  Elsewhere, Judge Roy Moore sues to stop Alabama from certifying the recent U.S. Senate race that will confirm Democrat Doug Jones won it.  We don’t think he did.
  48. 2018 Thursday: Richard Overton, the nation’s oldest living World War II veteran who was also believed to be the oldest living man in the U.S., died in Texas at the age of 112.   Meanwhile, Fake News Media continues lamenting how the ‘government shutdown’ may continue into the New Year.  The only reason it’s going in the first place is because Democrats won’t fund the southern border wall, a wall that will STOP open borders.  Democrats wise the f**k up, we don’t want to be overrun by swarms of illegal aliens.
  49. 2019 Friday: While enfeebled House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi continues holding the articles of impeachment lodged against President Donald J. Trump but not carried over to the Senate as the law states they must, experts continue debating whether ‘Trump is actually impeached’ of he is not.  Pelosi says, ‘he is and will forever be’ but others say, ‘no, he’s not, not until the declining speaker carries them over to the upper chamber and presents them to the Senate majority leader.’   Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve claims that ‘Trump’s economic war with communist China has backfired.’  They don’t like the tariffs. 
  50. 2020 Sunday: Republican Congressman-elect Andrew Clyde of Georgia’s 9th congressional district wants to eliminate ALL firearms background checks as a means of protecting the 2nd Amendment from liberal dismantlement.  Meanwhile, New York state Democrats urge the uppity Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez NOT to primary Senate Minority Leader Chuckie Schumer when he comes up for re-election.  We hope she does as it will be the end of her political career.   
  51. 2020 Sunday A: The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and election investigators are running another audit of election signatures.  Speaking of fraudulent elections, President Donald J. Trump calls out the Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, Democrat, for resisting calls for an investigation into the rampant voter fraud and corruption that occurred across the state in the hours and days after Election Day November 3, 2020.  Meanwhile, in Rockford, Illinois, cops are on a manhunt after last night’s fatal shootings at the Don Carter Lanes bowling alley in which three people died and another three were wounded.   Elsewhere, after another thug fires into a crowd in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, two people died and several others were injured.  Cops there are seeking the 37-year-old shooter.
  52. 2020 Sunday B: In Nashville, federal, state, and local cops are closing in on the perp behind the RV bomb explosion in downtown that damaged 41 buildings- a revised figure from the original 20- and searched the home of a suspect, a computer tech specialist named Anthony Quinn Warner. 
  53. 2020 Sunday C: We learned of, yet another outrage committed by Nancy Pelosi’s nephew, Governor Gavin Newsom of California.  Californians voted to increase gas taxes two election cycles ago so the state’s crumbling roads systems could be repaired.  The promise to the voters was that the tax revenues would go directly to the road repairs but oh, no, with the stroke of a pen on an executive order, Gavin Newsom redirected the $5 billion the road improvement law raised into fighting GLOBAL WARMING as well as funding the defunct high-speed rail system (and we also think into CalPERS, the state’s penniless state employees retirement fund).  Anyone living in California MUST SIGN the recall petition.  This POS must go.
  54. 2020 Sunday D: On the healthcare front, we learn that 1.56 billion PPE masks will find their way into the Pacific and Indian Oceans this year because Asians could give a flying f**k about polluting the world’s oceans.  Meanwhile, as fears increase over the new strain of the Chi-Vi discovered in Great Britain, California health officials now are testing for the B1.1.7 strain of the Chi-Com Virus.  Speaking of this foul lab-engineered disease, a New York state healthcare network is under investigation for unauthorized distribution of the Wuhan Virus vaccine.   Elsewhere, Japan shuts down air travel other than for its citizens returning home over fears of the B1.1.7 Xi Jinping Bat Flu strain.   Finally, three European nations- Germany, Hungary, and Slovakia administer the first China Virus vaccinations in Europe to citizens over the age of 80.
  55. 2020 Sunday E: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Yellow Bat Flu- the -disease the Chi-Coms manufactured in their Wuhan biowarfare lab and their allies, the Democratic Party- used to throw the election to “Pro-China Joe” Biden, aka “Chi-Com Joe”:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 80,671,407 confirmed cases, +505,047, 1,762,630, confirmed deaths, +7,868, and 45,612,622 confirmed recoveries, +362,356.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 19,262,641 confirmed cases, up 227,422 from yesterday’s reporting, 336,458 confirmed deaths, UP 1,819, and 8,412,707 confirmed recoveries, UP 97,410.
  56. 2020 Sunday F: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 2,144,430 confirmed cases, 24,231 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 20,970 confirmed cases, 285 confirmed deaths, and no longer any mention of confirmed recoveries at this point.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 240,763 confirmed cases, 3,283 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: New Jersey- currently, they have 463,166 confirmed cases, 18,630 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo is living there: 401,470 confirmed cases, 3,226 confirmed deaths, and 364,012 confirmed recoveries.  Speaking of Israel, anti-Benjamin Netanyahu protesters are in the streets of the country demanding he step down from office.
  57. 2020 Sunday G: White House economic adviser Stephen Moore says that ‘tax cuts for businesses should be included in the COVID-19 relief bill,’ which would help all of them get back on their feet sooner as would the authoritarian governors allowing everyone to return to work instead of persecuting people who want to open their businesses or return to work.    Regarding the economy, U.S. retail sales have risen by 3-percent over the course of the holidays meaning big box stores and online businesses are cleaning up while smaller businesses are dying.
  58. 2020 Sunday H: Here are today’s NFL games: (5) Chicago Bears, 41 (8-7) @ Jacksonville Jaguars, 17 (1-14) Sunday 10:00 A.M.  (6) Atlanta Falcons, 14 (4-11) @ Kansas City Chiefs, 17 (14-1) 10:00 A.M.  (7) Indianapolis Colts, 24 (10-5) @ Pittsburgh Steelers, 28 (12-3) 10:00 A.M.  (8) Cleveland Browns, 16 (10-5) @ New York Jets, 23 (2-13) 10:00 A.M.  (9) Cincinnati Bengals, 37 (4-10-1) @ Houston Texans, 31 (4-11) 10:00 A.M.  (10) New York Giants, 13 (5-10) @ Baltimore Ravens, 27 (10-5) 10:00 A.M.  (11) Denver Broncos, 16 (5-10) @ Los Angeles Chargers, 19 (6-9) 1:05 P.M.  (12) Carolina Panthers, 20 (5-10) @ Washington Redskins, 13 (6-9) 1:05 P.M. (13) Philadelphia Eagles, 17 (4-10-1) @ Dallas Cowboys, 37 (6-9) 1:25 P.M.  (14) Los Angeles Rams, 9 (9-6) @ Seattle Seahawks, 20 (11-4) 1:25 P.M.  (15) Tennessee Titans, 14 (10-5) @ Green Bay Packers, 40 (12-3) 5:20 P.M.  Tomorrow night’s Monday Night Football Game: (16) Buffalo Bills (11-3) @ New England Patriots (6-8) 5:15 P.M.
  59. 2020 Sunday I: Here is where we were one year ago today: Wow, another week comes to an end and the Chi-Coms and their allies in Iran (s-hole country), Russia (another s-hole country), Canada (a real s-hole country), and Cuba, Venezuela, and other s-hole countries NEVER sleep nor do their Democratic Party allies in the U.S.  We will keep you posted- you stick around and find out WTF they’re doing…
  60. 2021 Monday: You have me for the end of the year so let’s have some fun…good, clean Christian fun and none of this overeating, over-drinking, which seems to afflict so many of us.  Our country needs God right now and everyone must beg Him to enter their lives so we can push back on these godless communists.  Join me throughout the rest of this week- Chef Bea.

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[i] We promoted the music of the Moody Blues and of the band’s members beginning on Monday, 23-October-2017 through Sunday, 11-February-2018.  We definitely hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

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

[v] We promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music.

[vi] 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.

[vii] We hope to promote the music of Dire Straits within the next decade.

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71. 2020 Thursday B: One American News Network (OAN) reported late yesterday evening on the ties Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, aka “Cocaine Mitch,” he has to communist China. His wife, Elaine Chao, is the daughter of a Chi-Com shipping magnate and that the Chi-Coms gave “Cocaine Mitch” $1 million to help in his re-election campaign. He and his wife apparently are extremely wealthy thanks to cultivation and investment by the Chi-Coms.

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351. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2021:

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Wright Brothers Day (Observance)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Joseph Rucker Lamar and John Paul Stevens; U.S. Attorneys General Benjamin Franklin Butler and Charles Bonaparte; U.S. Secretary of State Jeremiah S. Black; U.S. Secretary of War Stephen Benson Elkins; Colosseum featuring Dick-Heckstall-Smith, Curved Air featuring Darryl Way, the Dave Clark Five featuring Dennis Payton, Free and Bad Company featuring Paul Rodgers, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band featuring Paul Butterfield, REM featuring Mike Mills, and Steely Dan featuring Jim Hodder:

  1. 283 Monday: St. Caius begins his reign as the 28th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until April 22, 296.  
  2. 384 Saturday: The 38th Roman Catholic Pope St. Siricius begins his reign on this date.  He would serve as the shepherd of all Christendom until November 26, 399.
  3. 1187 Tuesday: The 173rd Roman Catholic Pope Gregory VIII ended his reign as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first took up duties on October 21, 1187.
  4. 1526 Friday: The 219th Roman Catholic Pope Clement VII calls for the Inquisition of all who are not right with the Catholic Church.
  5. 1538 Saturday: The 220th Roman Catholic Pope Paul III excommunicates England’s King Henry VIII.
  6. 1718 Saturday: England declares war on Spain
  7. 1745 Friday: The army of Bonnie Prince Charlie retreats into Scotland followed by British troops.
  8. 1777 Wednesday: France recognized American independence. 
  9. 1790 Friday: The Spanish discover the Aztec’s calendar stone at Mexico City.
  10. 1791 Saturday: A traffic regulation in New York City established the first street to be ‘one way.’   
  11. 1795 Thursday: In Kinderhook Landing, New York, future 12th U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Franklin Butler is born.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren from November 15, 1833, to July 04, 1838.
  12. 1798 Monday: Senator William Blount of Tennessee becomes the first sitting U.S. senator to undergo impeachment proceedings.
  13. 1830 Friday: South American patriot Simon Bolivar died in Colombia.
  14. 1860 Monday: The 23rd U.S. Secretary of State Jeremiah S. Black assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President James Buchanan from December 17, 1860, to March 05, 1861.
  15. 1862 Wednesday: General Ulysses S. Grants issues Order #11 during the Civil War; this expels all Jews from Tennessee, Mississippi, and Kentucky.  The order came about because General Grant wanted to stop the black-market trade in Southern cotton, and he suspected that Jews were behind it.
  16. 1865 Sunday: Franz Schubert’s Symphony No. 8, the “Unfinished” (because only of its movements were completed) was performed publicly for the first time in Vienna, Austria, 37 years after the composer’s death.
  17. 1891 Thursday: The 38th U.S. Secretary of War Stephen Benson Elkins assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from December 17, 1891, to March 05, 1893.
  18. 1895 Tuesday: The Anti-Saloon League forms in Washington, D.C.  Elsewhere, George Brownell received a patent for his paper-twine machine.
  19. 1903 Thursday: Wilbur and Orville Wright of Dayton, Ohio, conducted the first successful manned powered-airplane flights near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, using their experimental craft, the Wright Flyer. 
  20. 1906 Monday: The 46th U.S. Attorney General of the United States Charles Bonaparte assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from December 17, 1906, to March 04, 1909.
  21. 1910 Saturday: The 64th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Rucker Lamar assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President William Howard Taft nominated Lamar to fill William Henry Moody’s seat.  Lamar served from December 17, 1910, to January 02, 1916. 
  22. 1914 Thursday: Ottoman Turkish authorities expel all Jews from the city of Tel Aviv in Palestine.  Meanwhile, at Limanova, Poland, Austro-Hungarian troops decimate the Russians during World War I.  Finally, Great Britain declared Egypt to be a British protectorate.
  23. 1925 Thursday: Colonel William “Billy” Mitchell suffered conviction at his court-martial in Washington, DC, of insubordination for accusing senior military officials of incompetence and criminal negligence; the judges suspended him from active duty.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union and Turkey sign a non-aggression pact.
  24. 1936 Thursday: In Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina, future 266th Roman Catholic Pope Francis is born.  He would become the Vicar of Christ on March 13, 2013.
  25. 1938 Saturday: German chemists Otto  Hahn and Fritz Strassmann discovered nuclear fission by splitting the nuclei of uranium into lighter elements.
  26. 1939 Sunday: The crew of the German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee scuttled her rather than allowing her to fall into British hands, ending the World War II Battle of the River Plate off Uruguay.
  27. 1941 Wednesday: Axis troops under the command of Afrika Korps General Erwin Rommel begin a retreat from British forces back to the Libyan frontier.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, General Heinz Guderian, having flown to meet with Hitler begs that the Germans be allowed to make strategic withdrawals so as to shorten their lines along defensible positions.  Once a favorite of the Fuhrer, the general is told to ‘hold every square yard of land.  Period.’
  28. 1942 Thursday: Famed American blues guitarist, Paul Butterfield[i], was born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.  Meanwhile, British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden makes the first mention of the genocide of the Jews as he speaks before the British House of Commons.   He tells them that ‘Hitler has made good on his threats to annihilate Europe’s Jews.’  This is the first known acknowledgement of what would become known as the Holocaust by any Allied leader.   Elsewhere, Vichy French Admiral Francois Darlan announces that French North African ports and shipping will be at the Allies’ disposal.
  29. 1942 Thursday A: On the Eastern Front, Field Marshal Erich von Manstein is trying to discover General Paulus’ intentions in Stalingrad as to whether or not his army will make the breakout when the 6th Panzer Division fights it way close enough for them to commence the joint operation.  Paulus is not much help, so Manstein is preparing to send an intelligence officer to fly through the Soviet AA artillery to the airport at Gumrak to confer with the trapped general.  Soviet efforts to reduce the Sixth Army pocket continue.
  30. 1944 Sunday: The U.S. War Department announced it was ending its policy of excluding Japanese Americans from the West Coast.  Meanwhile, detention camps begin releasing the Nisei population.  Finally, in a storm off the coast of the Philippines, several U.S. destroyers sink in a storm costing 790 lives.
  31. 1947 Wednesday: Future drummer with the American rock band, Steely Dan[ii], 1972-74—Jim Hodder—is born in Bethpage, New York on this date.
  32. 1948 Friday: Future member of British band Curved Air- Darryl Way (violins/keyboards)- is born in Taunton, United Kingdom, on this date.
  33. 1949 Saturday: Future British rock star (Free, Bad Company, the Firm, and others[iii]) Paul Rodgers is born in Middlesbrough, London, England, on this date.
  34. 1951 Monday: The government of the Netherlands forbids members of the Dutch Communist Party to hold civil service jobs.
  35. 1953 Thursday: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decided to approve RCA’s color television specifications.
  36. 1957 Tuesday: The United States successfully test-fired the Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time, which would become the vehicle by which; it would defend the nation and put men on the moon.
  37. 1958 Wednesday: Future bassist/vocalist with the Southern rock band, REM[iv], 1980-2006—Mike Mills—is born on this date in Orange County, California.
  38. 1961 Sunday: India takes over Goa and two other Portuguese colonies—Davao and Diu–on its mainland.
  39. 1967 Sunday: Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt, 59, disappeared while swimming in the ocean off Cheviot Beach in Victoria state; despite an extensive search, authorities never recovered his body.  John McEwen succeeded him.
  40. 1969 Wednesday: The United States Air Force release “Project Blue Book,” their comprehensive investigation into the UFO mystery, which proclaims ‘there are NO UFOs.’  Elsewhere, when Tiny Tim and Miss Vicki Budinger married on the “Tonight Show: with Johnny Carson, they made television history.
  41. 1973 Monday: When Arab jihadists hijacked a German airliner at the Rome airport, they killed 31 people.
  42. 1975 Wednesday: Former member of the Manson Family and attempted assassin of President Gerald R. Ford, Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme receives a life sentence for the assassination attempt.  Meanwhile, the 101st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A RINO Republican, President Gerald R. Ford nominated Stevens to fill William O. Douglas’ seat.  He served from today until he retired from the court on 06-29-2010.
  43. 1976 Friday: When WTCG-TV in Atlanta changed its call letters to WTBS and then uplinked via satellite, it became the first commercial TV station to cover the entire United States.
  44. 1977 Saturday: In Washington, D.C., at the 2:20 mark of Round 2 in an 8-round bout, Sugar Ray Leonard scored a KO over his opponent, Hector Diaz.  His pro record as a welterweight would go to 6-0.
  45. 1978 Sunday: OPEC announced planned increases to 14.5 percent by the end of 1979.
  46. 1979 Monday: Arthur McDuffie, a black insurance executive, suffered fatal injuries after leading police on a chase with his motorcycle in Miami.  Later, four white police officers accused of having beaten Mr. McDuffie later won acquittal at their trial, which sparked race riots throughout the area.
  47. 1986 Wednesday: At Papworth Hospital in Cambridge, England, Mrs. Davina Thompson makes medical history by receiving the first heart, lung, and liver transplant.  Elsewhere, Wayne Newton won a $19.2 million against NBC News.  NBC had aired reports claiming a link between Newton and mob figures; however, Newton was later able to prove the rumors false.  
  48. 1988 Saturday: The USS Tennessee, the first nuclear submarine to carry Trident-2 missiles, receives its commission.
  49. 1989 Sunday: The animated TV series, “The Simpsons” premiered on FOX-TV with its first episode being a Christmas theme.  To this day, the show is still on FOX.
  50. 1991 Tuesday: The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Miami Heat by a record 148-80, by a record 68 points.
  51. 1992 Thursday:  President George H.W. Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, and Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari signed the North American Free Trade Agreement—aka NAFTA—on this date, one of the most disastrous trade deals in the history of the U.S.  Elsewhere, Israel deported over 400 Palestinians to Lebanese territory in an unprecedented mass expulsion of suspected jihadists.
  52. 1992 Thursday A: In his 96th professional bout, super middleweight Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran scores a KO at the 2:45 minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round bout over Ken Hulsey putting his record at 87-9.
  53. 1994 Saturday: North Korea shot down a U.S. Army helicopter which had strayed north of the Demilitarized Zone.  The co-pilot, Chief Warrant Officer David Hileman was killed while the pilot, Chief Warrant Officer Bobby Hall, was captured and held for nearly two weeks.
  54. 1996 Tuesday: Peruvian guerrillas took hundreds of people hostage at the Japanese embassy in Lima.  The siege ended on April 22, 1997, when a commando raid stormed the embassy killing all the rebels while two commandos and one hostage died in the fray.
  55. 1998 Thursday: U.S. House Speaker-designate Bob Livingston, admitted to his Republican colleagues that he’d had extramarital affairs.
  56. 2000 Sunday: President-elect George W. Bush named Stanford professor Condoleezza Rice his national security adviser and Alberto Gonzales to the White House counsel’s job, the same day Bush was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year.
  57. 2004 Friday: President George W. Bush signs the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Act of 2004, which organizes all the nation’s intelligence agencies and creates the position of national security director.  Meanwhile, in Hampstead, London, England, famed saxophonist with the British band, Colosseum[v]– Dick Heckstall-Smith- died on this date at age 70.
  58. 2006 Sunday: In Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom, Dennis Payton, saxophonist with the Dave Clark Five died at age 63 on this date.[vi]
  59. 2010 Friday: The United Kingdom gives all prisoners serving sentences of less than four years the right to vote.   Meanwhile, in Tunisia, a disgruntled citizen- Mohamed Bouazizi sets himself on fire.  This would be the catalyst to launch the Tunisian Revolution which in turn would fire up the Arab Spring across the Middle East.
  60. 2011 Saturday: At Tahir Square in Cairo, Egypt, on the second day of skirmishes between Egyptian army soldiers and raving lunatic Muslim Brotherhood nuts, at least 10 people die and hundreds more suffer serious injuries.  Meanwhile in North Korea, dictator Kim Jong Il died after more than a decade of iron rule; he was 69, according to official records, but some reports indicated the old son-of-a-bitch was 70 years or older.
  61. 2012 Monday: Outside the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun Mausoleum in Pyongyang, North Korea, citizens observe three minutes of silence in honor of dead leader, Kim Jung-Il.   Meanwhile, the governor of South Carolina selects Congressman Tim Scott, Republican, to replace outgoing Senator Jim DeMint; Scott is the first black senator from the South since 1881.
  62. 2013 Tuesday: Cleveland’s Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame announces the list of inductees for 2014 are Peter Gabriel[vii], Hall & Oates[viii], Nirvana[ix], KISS[x], and Cat Stevens[xi].   Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee seeks the release of classified information regarding CIA-sponsored torture of jihadi suspects.  Elsewhere, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden offers help to Brazil in its investigation of NSA spying in its country in exchange for asylum.
  63. 2014 Wednesday: The Obama administration announces it is going to end the embargo on communist Cuba (thanks, Obama).  The announcement appeared after the U.S. swapped three Cuban prisoners for American aid worker Alan Gross and an unnamed American spy.  Elsewhere, the death toll in West Africa has risen to more than 7,000 as Ebola continues claiming lives.  Reports blast the sluggish response by the Chi-Com-controlled World Health Organization.
  64. 2015 Thursday: Enrique Marquez, friend of Sayed Farook and his lovely wife, Tashfeen Malik who carried out the December 2, 2015, mass shooting at the Christmas party being held by their fellow employees at the Inland Regional Center Bernardino is hit with terrorism charges by the FBI for having purchased some of the guns used by the jihadist couple.  Ah, the ‘religion of peace’- Islam.  The murderous couple took the lives of at least 14 and wounded numerous others.  Both died in a shootout with the police.  Meanwhile, we learn that since the jihadist mass murder attacks in Paris, ‘hate crimes’ against Muslim Americans and attacks on mosques have ‘supposedly skyrocketed.’  Stop with the sobbing.
  65. 2016 Saturday: A jihadist bombing on a bus carrying off-duty Turkish troops in Kayseri Province claims the lives of at least 13 and injures another 56 or so.  The government claims the “Kurds did it” when everyone knows ISIS is alive and well in their corrupt country.
  66. 2017 Sunday: Senator-elect Doug Jones, D-AL, says the “Old Alabama” lost to the “New Alabama,” meaning the dimwit believes the state is going to go BLUE.  He would lose his seat in November 2020 to Republican Tommy Tuberville. 
  67. 2018 Monday: A new report arises noting the Russian propaganda efforts to sway media and election on social media are much more intense than previously thought, especially their attempts at swaying the views of African Americans.  Everyone knows the Russians are scum and continue doing this just as other nations do- including the U.S.  It is what it is.   Meanwhile, U.S. Prime Minister Theresa May is facing challenges to her leadership as Brexit continues moving at a snail’s pace.   Elsewhere, CBS News says terminated producer Les Moonves, caught up in #MeToo charges, won’t receive his $120 million payout as he leaves the network.  Sucks to be him…
  68. 2019 Tuesday: The run-up to the impeachment vote of President Donald J. Trump continues as Congressman Jaime Raskin, D-MD, sitting in for House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, and ranking member, Congressman Doug Collins, R-SC, appear before the House Rules Committee to hammer out the terms under which the impeachment trial will occur in the U.S. Senate.  Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, blasts Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, over his refusal to indulge the Democrat’s desire to call more witnesses noting that the Constitution says nothing about the Senate doing the work of the House.  The Senate serves as the jury in impeachment proceedings and nothing more.  F**k off, Chuck.
  69. 2020 Thursday: The U.S. government confirms the recent hacking of various departments.  Most believe it’s either Russia or communist China, possibly Iran.  Meanwhile, the House GOP urge President Donald J. Trump to veto the $1.4 trillion spending bill soon to come before him for his signature.  Elsewhere, director of national intelligence John Ratcliffe says the report on voter and election fraud will not be ready tomorrow as he once promised.  We will await its debut. 
  70. 2020 Thursday A: U.S. chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark A. Milley meets with the Taliban to discuss the ongoing peace talks in Afghanistan.  Next, the Iranian government says they have ‘no doubts’ that Pro-China Joe Biden will not immediately rejoin the JCPOA.  Meanwhile, Vladimir Putin says the U.S. should extend the New Start Arms Control Treaty.  Putin also says he’s up in the air as to whether he will seek another term (yeah, right) in 2024. 
  71. 2020 Thursday B: One American News Network (OAN) reported late yesterday evening on the ties Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, aka “Cocaine Mitch,” he has to communist China.  His wife, Elaine Chao, is the daughter of a Chi-Com shipping magnate and that the Chi-Coms gave “Cocaine Mitch” $1 million to help in his re-election campaign.  He and his wife apparently are extremely wealthy thanks to cultivation and investment by the Chi-Coms.  Although we have heard these rumors before, we now believe them to be the truth thanks to his pushing aside of President Donald J. Trump from almost after the 2020 Presidential Election.  Shame on you, Senator McConnell, shame on you.
  72. 2020 Thursday C: A recent Emerson poll reports that Senator Kelly Loeffler holds a 3-point lead over far-left, pro-Nation of Islam bigot the ‘Reverend’ Raphael Warnock in their Georgia run-off Senate race while her fellow Senator David Perdue is in a dead heat with pajama boy, Jon Ossoff.   Elsewhere, Google and parent company Alphabet are hit with their third anti-trust lawsuit over their abuse of market power.  Texas and nine other states are going after the corrupt entity, and we hope that they end up being broken up along with Facebook and Twitter.   Meanwhile, we hear that following Vice President Mike Pence holds the final confirmation count on January 6 in the U.S. Senate, he will then leave on an overseas trip. 
  73. 2020 Thursday D: Atlantic City is going to auction off the right to implode the former Trump Casino in that city.  Meanwhile, the Chinese Virus pandemic has caused 8 million Americans to fall into poverty over the last six months.  Elsewhere, due to redistricting beginning next year, political observers predict the GOP will recapture the House of Representatives in 2022.  That is, unless the Democrats use their fraudulent vote corruption and theft strategy, which many astute political observers such as we believe will cause the GOP NEVER to win another election ever.  Speaking of Democratic corruption, President Trump says thousands of dead people voted across Nevada in last month’s presidential election.  Might as well have added the illegal aliens, the felons, the incarcerated, the underage, the stupid, the ignorant, and the space aliens, too.
  74. 2020 Thursday E: Astronomers say they have detected radio transmissions from an exoplanet.  So far, astronomers have discovered more than 4,500 exoplanets orbiting other stars, but this is the first time they have discovered radio signals- or so they believe- coming from one of these planets.  Astronomers have reported the signals come from the Tau Boötes system, one that contains a binary star and an exoplanet.  They believe the emissions come from the planet itself.  The system if 51 light years from earth with a light year equaling approximately 6 trillion miles.  Quite a ways away, folks.
  75. 2020 Thursday F: President Donald J. Trump withholds $200 million in Medicaid money from California.   HHS Secretary Alex Azar will withhold the money over the state’s demand that insurers provide abortion coverage at taxpayers’ expense.   Meanwhile, the John Roberts’ U.S. Supreme Court rejects a Kentucky religious school’s desire to reopen despite the Chi-Vi lockdown.  Elsewhere, Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announces a statewide ballot audit. Next, California Democratic Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell keeps his lips zipped over his alleged lengthy ongoing affair with a Chi-Com MSS agent.   Finally, a Homeland Security Department watchdog blasts ICE for putting illegal aliens in solitary confinement and abusing them mentally.  Oh, boohoo, mojados, don’t come.  
  76. 2020 Thursday G: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Yellow Fever, Chi-Com Virus, the Wuhan Horseshoe Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 74,862,082 confirmed cases, +774,992, 1,660,032, confirmed deaths, +33,345, and 42,283,258 (readjustment lower from the number a week ago) confirmed recoveries, +389,485 (same number as reported a week ago).  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 17,203,481 confirmed cases, UP 207,284 from yesterday’s reporting, 312,489 confirmed deaths, UP 2,784, and 7,777,776 confirmed recoveries, UP 59,633.  Here are the stats for Israel now that Mo is living there: 367,975 confirmed cases, 3,050 confirmed deaths, and 342,812 confirmed recoveries.
  77. 2020 Thursday H: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous, anti-communist American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 1,740,585 confirmed cases, 21,944 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 19,954 confirmed cases, 280 confirmed deaths, and as of last week, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 215,308 confirmed cases, 3,137 (dropped this number from last week’s tally) confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Illinois- currently, they have 880,975 confirmed cases, 15,987 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor J. B. Pritzker.  
  78. 2020 Thursday I: Speaking of the Chi-Vi, states say Pfizer vaccine estimates for next week have been slashed.  Elsewhere, the FDA announces a study that may allow for homosexual and bisexual men to give blood donations, something that has never been allowed because of them spreading HIV-AIDS.  Finally, the CDC reports that drug overdose deaths in the U.S. over a 12-month period are the highest ever.  
  79. 2020 Thursday J: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,303.37, UP 148.83 points (+0.49%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,764.75, UP 106.56 points (+0.84%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,722.48, UP 21.31 points (+0.58%).  The price of GOLD is $1,885.20 per troy oz., -5.20 (-0.28%) while the price of SILVER is $26.02 per troy ounce, -0.166 (-0.63%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,044.30 per troy oz, -5.80 (-0.55%) while the price of COPPER is $3.64 per pound, +0.0405 (+1.12%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,347.50 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.03%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $48.23 per barrel, -0.13 (-0.27%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.
  80. 2020 Thursday K: Here is tonight’s Thursday Night Football game: (1) Los Angeles Chargers, 30 (5-9) @ Las Vegas Raiders, 27 (8-6)  OT 
  81. 2020 Thursday L: Folks, we encourage everyone to remain vigilant to discover what the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Iranians, the Venezuelans, Cubans, North Koreans, and the lackeys in the U.S., the Democrats are up to today…speaking of these scurrilous skunks, ‘President-elect pro-China Joe’ Biden informs the world that ‘he is not concerned with son Hunter’s increasing legal troubles’ regarding tax fraud, corruption, and dealing with hostile foreign powers.  Lock him up and throw away the key.   Regarding Hunter, President Trump says he has ‘nothing to do’ with any federal prosecution of “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s son. 
  82. 2021 Friday: Stick around…

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This amazing collection covers Fairport Convention’s annual Cropredy Festival in the United Kingdom, which occurs year after year after year.  Although the lineups change on a somewhat frequent basis, the music remains the same timeless formula.  There is a load of tunes on the “The Cropredy Box” culled from their 1998 performance, a single-disc effort that graced store shelves on December 12, 1999.  It is amazing- and extremely enjoyable- to envision each of this performance with your mind and ears.  We love it, we know you will love it, too, and you can find it at almost every site specializing in classic rock/folk rock music such as Amazon, Discogs, AllMusic, eBay, you name it, it’s available.  We hope you do check it out as we believe you will love this band as much as we do.  Enjoy.

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Thursday, December 17, 2020, Today in History:

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


Friday, December 17, 2021:

ENDNOTES:

[i] We hope to share the music of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band as well as Al Kooper sometime in the next 10-15 years.  We hope you will remain with us as loyal readers.

[ii] We look forward to doing the music of Steely Dan at some point within the next 10-15 years.  Please stay with us.

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

[iv] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of R.E.M. but look forward to doing so as they are awesome.

[v] We look forward to sharing the music of this influential British band within the next five years.  Colosseum was overlooked when we shared the group of interconnected bands in which, Humble Pie, was a part.  Sorry for the oversight.

[vi] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of the Dave Clark Five but when we do, we will also present the music of Paul Revere and the Raiders, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, and the Box Tops.  Stick around for the day when we do.

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

[viii] We hope at some point in the next 10-15 years to share the music of Hall and Oates, one of the 1970s biggest rock acts.

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

[x] We look forward to sharing the music of KISS by at least 2035.  We hope you will be with us at that time.

[xi] If we ever arrive at doing the music of Cat Stevens, it will be because we have done everyone else and are beginning to do country and folk music.  Please, stick around to see.

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