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…

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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.

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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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…

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[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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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:

Pan-American Aviation Day (Observance)

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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. 
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Thursday, December 17, 2020, Today in History:

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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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58. 2020 Friday C: As more and more information comes to light about how compromised Congressman Eric Swalwell is thanks to him having had a long-running affair with a Chi-Com intelligence agent, Christine Fang, aka Fang-Fang, former DNI Ric Grenell tells Newsmax that ‘Beijing has its tendrils deep into the United States, going after politicians and businessmen-and-women.’ It must stop and Rep. Swalwell must face expulsion from Congress!

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345. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2021:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ward Hunt; U.S. Attorney-General William Pinkney; U.S. Secretary of State  John F. Kerry; AC/DC featuring Steve Young, the Jackson Five featuring Jermaine Jackson, (George Harrison) with Ravi Shankar, and the Rolling Stones featuring Darryl Jones:

  1. 384 Tuesday: St. Damasus I ends his reign as the 37th Roman Catholic Pope.  His reign commenced on October 01, 366.
  2. 1620 Friday: 103 Mayflower pilgrims land at Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts.
  3. 1719 Monday: In New England, the first recorded visible sighting of the Aurora Borealis takes place.
  4. 1769 Monday:  Edward Beran of London, England, patented venetian blinds on this date.
  5. 1792 Tuesday: King Louis XVI went before the Convention to face charges of treason.  Authorities convicted and executed him the following month.
  6. 1811 Wednesday: The United States 7th Attorney-General William Pinkney assumed his office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from today to 02-09-1814.
  7. 1816 Wednesday: Indiana became the Union’s 19th state.
  8. 1844 Wednesday: After receiving an anesthetic for a dental procedure, Dr. Horace Wells became the first person to undergo a tooth extraction while anesthetized.  The agent used to numb him was nitrous oxide, aka ‘laughing gas.’
  9. 1866 Tuesday: The first yacht race across the Atlantic Ocean from America to Europe takes place.
  10. 1872 Wednesday: The first black American governor elected in the U.S.—Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchbeck takes his seat as governor of Louisiana.   Meanwhile, the 42nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ward Hunt assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  President Ulysses S. Grant nominated Hunt to fill Samuel Nelson’s seat.  He remained on this court from today’s date to 01-27-1882.
  11. 1882 Monday: On its opening day, today, the Bijou Theater in Boston became the first theater entirely lit by electricity.
  12. 1888 Tuesday: The French Panama Canal Company falls into bankruptcy and failure.
  13. 1903 Friday: British troops under the command of Generals McDonald and Young marched into the kingdom of Tibet on this date, determined to take it for the British Crown.  
  14. 1910 Sunday: French inventor Georges Claude publicly displayed his first neon lamp, consisting of two 38-foot-long tubes at the Paris Expo.  
  15. 1916 Monday: The British World War I government of David Lloyd George forms.
  16. 1917 Tuesday: German-occupied Lithuania proclaims independence from Czarist Russia.  Meanwhile, convicted of participation in the race riots in Houston, Texas, 13 black U.S. soldiers meet their end at the gallows.
  17. 1928 Tuesday: Police in Buenos Aires announced that they had thwarted an attempt on the life of President-elect Herbert Hoover. 
  18. 1931 Friday: The British Statute of Westminster gives complete legislative independence to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and Newfoundland.
  19. 1936 Friday: Britain’s King Edward VIII abdicated his throne, so he could marry American divorcee Wallis Warfield Simpson; his brother, Prince Albert, became George VI.
  20. 1937 Saturday: Fascist Italy announced that it was withdrawing from the League of Nations on this date due to criticism of its invasion of Ethiopia.  In the 25th Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the Toronto Argonauts defeat the Winnipeg Blue Bombers by a score of 30-7.
  21. 1941 Thursday: Germany and Italy declared war on the United States; the U.S. responded in kind.  In addition, the Dutch government in exile in Great Britain declares war on Italy.  Meanwhile, Japanese troops attempt to land on Wake Island in the Pacific for the first time and fail.
  22. 1942 Friday: The Royal Navy evacuates Australian/Dutch guerilla troops to Timor near Australia due to Japanese gains in the Pacific during World War II.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the Germans are set to kickoff relief operations to save the trapped Sixth Army in Stalingrad.  The weather is bad, snow flurries, winds, limited visibility which hampers air operations.  Still, they are prepared to kick off early tomorrow morning in Operation Winter Storm.
  23. 1943 Saturday: John F. Kerry—future Democratic senator (1985-2013) and 68th U.S. secretary of state under President Barack Obama from February 01, 2013, to January 20, 2017—is born on this date on this date in Aurora, Colorado.  This loser would eventually marry Theresa Heinz- heir to the Heinz family fortune- which would put him among the ranks of the uber-wealthy.  Otherwise, he would be your average POS Democrat politician.     
  24. 1946 Wednesday: The United Nations suspended Fascist Spain from its ranks on this date in history.  In addition, the UN established the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on this date.
  25. 1949 Sunday: In the final AAFC (All-American Football Conference) Championship Game, the Cleveland Browns beat the San Francisco 49ers by a score of 21-7.
  26. 1951 Tuesday: Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees announced his retirement from Major League Baseball.  During his 13-year career, DiMaggio played for one team and one team only, the Yankees.
  27. 1954 Saturday: Jermaine Jackson, future member of the Jackson Five[i] (backing and lead vocals, keyboards 1962-1975 / 1983-1989 / 2001 / 2012-present), was born in Gary, Indiana, on this date.
  28. 1956 Tuesday: Future guitarist with the Australian rock band, AC/DC[ii] from 2014 to the present—Steve Young—is born on this date in Glasgow, Scotland.
  29. 1961 Monday: A U.S. aircraft carrier carrying Army helicopters arrived in Saigon—the first direct American assistance to the South Vietnamese government’s fight against communist guerrillas.  Meanwhile, future bassist with the Rolling Stones[iii], 1993 to present- Darryl Jones- is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.
  30. 1967 Monday: People’s Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) is established.
  31. 1972 Monday: Apollo 17’s lunar module landed on the surface of the moon with astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt aboard; during three extra-vehicular activities (EVA’s), they became the last two men to step onto the surface of the moon to date.
  32. 1978 Monday: Six masked men bind 10 employees of Lufthansa Airlines’ cargo area at New York’s Kennedy Airport and make off with $5.8 million in cash and jewelry.
  33. 1979 Tuesday: Great Britain grants Rhodesia—soon to be Zimbabwe—independence.
  34. 1980 Thursday: President Jimmy Carter signed legislation creating a $1.6 billion environmental “superfund” to pay for cleaning up chemical spills and toxic waste dumps.   
  35. 1981 Friday: Muhammad Ali’s final fight, his 61st, ends in a loss to Trevor Burdick.
  36. 1985 Wednesday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 1,500 for the first time at 1,511.70.  Meanwhile, General Electric Company agreed to buy RCA Corporation for $6.3 billion.  Also included in the deal was NBC Radio and Television.
  37. 1988 Sunday: When tons of illegal fireworks blew up in a Mexico City marketplace, 62 people died in the explosion.
  38. 1990 Tuesday: At Chattanooga, Tennessee, 13 people die in an 83-vehicle pileup that took place in heavy fog.  Elsewhere, after 12 years of marriage, Donald and Ivana Trump received their divorce papers.
  39. 1995 Monday: Thomas O. Hicks buys the NHL Dallas Stars franchise for $84 million. 
  40. 1997 Thursday: More than 150 countries agreed at a Global Warming conference in Kyoto, Japan, to control the Earth’s greenhouse gases.  Meanwhile, Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams became the first political ally of the IRA to meet a British leader in 76 years.  He conferred with British Prime Minister Tony Blair in London.    
  41. 2001 Tuesday: In the first criminal formal accusation stemming from 9/11, federal prosecutors charged Zacarias Moussaoui, a French citizen of Moroccan descent, with conspiring to murder thousands in the jihadist suicide hijackings.  The POS Islamist thug pleaded guilty to conspiracy in 2005 and was sentenced to life in prison.
  42. 2007 Tuesday: CIA Director Michael Hayden testified before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed-door session in which, he said he didn’t know much about the destruction of evidence regarding so-called allegations of torture at Guantanamo Bay’s POW site for jihadists or in black site prisons abroad.  He was warned not to destroy any evidence he minds uncover moving forward.
  43. 2008 Thursday: Former Nasdaq chairman Bernie Madoff underwent arrest, accused of running a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme.  Currently, Mr. Madoff is serving a sentence of 150 years in a federal prison.   Meanwhile, the remains of missing Florida toddler Caylee Anthony were discovered six months after she went missing.  Her mother, Casey Anthony, was later acquitted of murder in her daughter’s death.
  44. 2009 Friday: Tiger Woods announced on his website that he was taking an indefinite leave of from golf to try to save his floundering, 5-year-old marriage to Elin Nordegren.  However, the couple ended up divorcing in August 2010.
  45. 2010 Saturday: The 46-year-old son of convicted fraud king, Bernie Madoff, Andrew, kills himself in his Manhattan apartment due to people’s suspicions that he aided his father in defrauding his clients.
  46. 2011 Sunday: Following more election fraud in Russia, tens of thousands of people take to the streets demanding change.  The parliamentary elections were all marred by fraud.  What else is new in Russia?
  47. 2012 Tuesday: In Lansing, Michigan, thousands of union agitators protest outside the capital building as Michigan’s government passes right-to-work laws, becoming the 24th state in the nation to have such legislation and the most highly unionized of all of them.  Elsewhere, Venezuela’s thug president, Hugo Chavez, undergoes cancer surgery in the island paradise of Communist Cuba; it did not work, and the fool later died.  Finally, famed sitarist Ravi Shankar[iv]—the sixth performer at Woodstock in 1969 (10:00 to 10:35 P.M.)—died on this date.
  48. 2013 Wednesday: Twenty people die on the island of Madagascar from bubonic plague, which rats transmit to humans via fleas; authorities identify chronic overcrowding and unhygienic prison conditions as the root cause of the outbreak.  Meanwhile, Pope Frances I becomes Time Magazine’s ‘Person of the Year.’     
  49. 2014 Thursday:  A 219-year-old time capsule is being excavated from beneath the cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House in Boston; the capsule, first found in 1855 and reburied, is likely the oldest in the U.S.   Elsewhere, Barack Hussein Obama’s CIA Director John Brennan defends interrogation methods employed in the aftermath of the 9-11 terrorist attacks but labels some of them as ‘abhorrent.’       
  50. 2015 Friday: In Paris at the summit on climate change-global warming-extreme weather, world leaders introduce the agreement they have hammered out to save the planet from extinction.  Of course, Western nations will be punished while the Chi-Coms, Russia, India, and Third World nations will either prosper or be unaffected.  Meanwhile, Playboy Magazine publishes its final ‘nude’ issue with big-breasted Pamela Anderson on the cover.
  51. 2016 Sunday: President Barack Hussein Obama orders a probe into the 2016 Presidential Election after thug (former communist) CIA Director John Brennan claims ‘Russia meddled in the election.’  Meanwhile, President-elect Donald J. Trump is set to announce Exxon-Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to become his secretary of state.
  52. 2017 Monday: Conservative supporters rally for Alabama GOP Senate nominee Judge Roy Moore.  Vilified by the left, tarred, and feathered with all manner of lies, BS, and falsehoods, the judge is fighting Democrat Doug Jones to win the vacated seat of Senator Jeff Sessions, now the U.S. Attorney-General.
  53. 2018 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump threatens the angry Democrats with a government shutdown if they won’t provide him with funding for the border wall between the United States and Mexico.  Elsewhere, in the northeastern part of France at the city of Strasbourg, French authorities are searching for a jihadist POS who murdered three people at a Christmas market.
  54. 2019 Wednesday: Not to be outdone by U.S. freshman Congresswoman Sandy Cortez, the European Union poses a comprehensive European Green Deal that will force additional socialist measures upon the citizens of Europe.  Meanwhile, U.S. Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee.  Elsewhere, jihadists attack a military camp in the African nation of Niger killing at least 70 government troops and wounding countless others.
  55. 2020 Friday: Following yesterday’s federal execution of prisoner Brandon Bernard for some killings back in 1999, another federal inmate on death row is scheduled to die today: Alfred Bourgeois.  Mr. Bourgeois has been on death row for 17 years following conviction in the murder of his two-year-old daughter back in 2002.  Liberals, of course, are outraged, and claim President Donald J. Trump and Attorney General William “Bill” Barr are rushing hurriedly through executions of inmates scheduled to die.  Meanwhile, now that Hunter Biden is under federal investigation for tax fraud, corruption, and for dealing with the Chi-Coms, his father’s pick for attorney-general becomes even more important for son, Hunter.  Many suspect Sally Yates will be the next AG IF Biden wins the 2020 Presidential Election and any and all prosecutions of the Biden Family will vanish.
  56. 2020 Friday A: In Arizona, House Bill HB 2706 would ban trannys from playing on girls’ sports teams.  Of course, the liberals are going bonkers over this.  Next, two U.S. Senators- Josh Hawley of Missouri and Bernie Sanders of Vermont- have united forces to demand a COVID-19, aka Chi-Vi- relief bill be put through to help the American people.  Both House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are opposed to current proposed bills designed to deliver relief to the people of the country.   Meanwhile, the United States plans to emplace sanctions on Turkey for them buying Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missiles systems.  As a NATO member, they are not supposed to buy weapons from hostile states.
  57. 2020 Friday B: The St. Louis prosecutor seeking to send Mark and Patricia McCloskey to prison for having stood in front of their home with a handgun and an AR-15 rifle earlier in the year is doubling down on convicting them.  The sole crime committed by Mr. and Mrs. McCloskey is that they stood their ground in their private neighborhood when an Antifa-Black Lives Matter mob of thugs stormed the neighborhood and threatened to kill, murder, rape, rob, and then burn down their home with them in it along with their pets.  Mr. and Mrs. McCloskey are Democrats but the Democrats in charge in St. Louis do not like white people- no matter their party affiliation- defending themselves from violent mobs with firearms.  Meanwhile, 106 GOP House members have signed on to the Texas-led lawsuit on election fraud although House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has not.  What is up with him?  Speaking of election fraud, a big joint public hearing on election theft and fraud in Wisconsin is ongoing today in Madison, Wisconsin.  More evidence continues coming to light on how bold the Democrats were in stealing the election from Trump in their state.  Elsewhere, radio talk show host, Michael Savage, tells Newsmax that SCOTUS will reject the Texas lawsuit.  What a guy.
  58. 2020 Friday C: As more and more information comes to light about how compromised Congressman Eric Swalwell is thanks to him having had a long-running affair with a Chi-Com intelligence agent, Christine Fang, aka Fang-Fang, former DNI Ric Grenell tells Newsmax that ‘Beijing has its tendrils deep into the United States, going after politicians and businessmen-and-women.’  It must stop and Rep. Swalwell must face expulsion from Congress and should be prosecuted as was former FBI agent Richard Hanssen who is doing time in federal lockup for having spied for the Soviet Union and then for Russia.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that Muslim men can sue the FBI for placing them onto the No-Fly List.  Elsewhere, the Lone Star State is considering returning to being the independent nation it originally was as lawmakers seek to hold a secession vote that is known as ‘Texit.’  
  59. 2020 Friday D: The U.S. Supreme Court of the United States rejects the multi-state lawsuit headed by Texas regarding the 2020 Presidential Election.  Many believe it’s over now although some still hold out hope for a different outcome even after today’s mind-blowing hearing into election fraud in Wisconsin.   One never knows but for the pro-Trumpers, it’s time to accept that the Chi-Coms, their allies, and their Democratic Party gofers stole the election and put it into the hands of enfeebled “Pro-China Joe” Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris.  Be careful what you wish for, Chi-Coms, be careful about you what wish…speaking of the rejection, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi says that ‘House GOP members who signed onto the bid- including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy- brought dishonor upon the august body.’  Madam Speaker, every day you draw breath, you bring dishonor to the country.  Shame on YOU.
  60. 2020 Friday E: 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: 70,025,535 confirmed cases, +541,680, 1,590,323, confirmed deaths, +10,317, and 45,070,225 confirmed recoveries, +381,762.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 16,004,359 confirmed cases, up 289,128 from yesterday’s reporting, 298,796 confirmed deaths, UP 3,346, and 7,284,291 confirmed recoveries, UP 61,479.
  61. 2020 Friday 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: 1,490,879 confirmed cases, 20,636 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 19,315 confirmed cases, 269 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 201,179 confirmed cases, 3,075 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: New Hampshire: currently, they have 29,460 confirmed cases, 590 confirmed deaths, and 22,046 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 353,269 confirmed cases, 2,969 confirmed deaths, and 333,900 confirmed recoveries.
  62. 2020 Friday G: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 30,046.37, UP 47.11 points (+0.16%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  12,377.87, DOWN 27.94 points (-0.23%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,663.46, DOWN 4.64 points (-0.13%).  Price of GOLD: $1,843.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%).  Here is the price of SILVER: $24.08 per troy oz., -0.017 (-0.07%).  Price of PLATINUM: $1,017.20 per troy oz., -2.40 (-0.10%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,333.10 per troy oz., -4.80 (-0.47%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.53 per #, +0.0065 (+0.18%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $46.56, -0.01 (-0.02%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.83 euros.  Just for a lark, $1 U.S. = 76.86 Afghan Afghani.
  63. 2020 Friday H: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1615 with a jackpot of $376 million up for grabs: 19, 31, 37, 55, 67, and Mega 25.  Out of 88,153 winning tickets, the highest winners were four people who had four numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $5,912 apiece.
  64. 2020 Friday I: Here is where we were one year ago: Folks, we encourage everyone to stick around to discover whatever the Chi-Coms and their flunkies in the Democratic Party- along with the Canucks, the Iranians, and the Russians are up to today.  You know they’re up to no good, sons-of-bi****s.  Here’s a good one: Chi-Com state-run media blasts the U.S. in general and the Trump administration in particular for criticizing its ‘stellar record on human rights.’  Chi-Coms, you are akin to the Nazis.         
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[i] We expect to present the music of the Jackson Five and Michael Jackson sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned for future developments.  

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

[iii] We began sharing with the readership the music of this veteran British band (as well as its individual members) on Monday, 21-March-2016-and concluded the presentation on Sunday, 28-August-2016.  We hope you will seek them out by visiting the various blog posts between these dates so you can see what interests you.  

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60. 2020 Tuesday: A couple of weeks ago, we reported that Kyle Rittenhouse was not going to face charges. Apparently, this was incorrect. Kenosha, Wisconsin, is holding this brave young man on a $2 million bond and are charging him with 1st Degree Intentional Homicide and 1st Degree Reckless Homicide. These charges are bogus, and Rittenhouse should be freed today as had he not done what he did during the recent Kenosha riots, he would be dead.

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307. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 03, 2021:

Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Edward Douglass White; U.S. Secretary of State Robert Smith; U.S. Transportation Secretary Andrew L. Lewis Jr.; U.S. Senators Mazie Hirono and Tommy Tuberville; Heavyweight Champion of the World Larry Holmes; the Bee Gees featuring Blue Weaver, BTO featuring Jim Clench, Deep Purple featuring Nick Simper, the Grass Roots featuring Reggie Knighton, and Manassas featuring Joe Lala:

  1. 1394 Monday: French King Charles VI expels Jews from his country.
  2. 1507 Sunday: The husband of Lisa Gherardini commissioned Leonardo DaVinci to paint a portrait of his wife, which the world would come to know as the Mona Lisa.
  3. 1534 Saturday: The English Parliament accepts the Act of Supremacy; King Henry VIII becomes the leader of the English Church.
  4. 1679 Friday: The close approach of a comet to the Earth causes great panic across Europe.
  5. 1757 Thursday: In Lancaster, Pa., future sixth U.S. Secretary of State Robert Smith is born.  He served from 03-06-1809 to 04-01-1811 under President James Madison.
  6. 1762 Wednesday: Spain acquires Louisiana.
  7. 1796 Thursday: The people of the United States elect John Adams president.
  8. 1839 Sunday: The First Opium War broke out between Britain and China.  Sadly, 181 years later, the People’s Republic of China is waging an ‘opium war’ on the United States by manufacturing fentanyl and transshipping it through Mexico to the USA.
  9. 1845 Monday: In Thibodaux, La., future 55th associate justice and 9th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Edward Douglass White is born.  President Grover Cleveland nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Republican Associate Justice Samuel Blatchford.  As an associate justice, White served from 03-12-1894 to 12-18-1910.  President William Howard Taft, a Republican, nominated White to fill the seat of Chief Justice Melville Fuller.  In this capacity, White served from 12-19-1910 to 05-19-1921.
  10. 1868 Tuesday: Republican General Ulysses S. Grant beats Democrat Horatio Seymour to win the White House.
  11. 1883 Saturday: The U.S. Supreme Court decides that Native Americans are not citizens.
  12. 1892 Thursday: The first automatic telephone—a device invented by Almon Strowger—went into service in LaPorte, Indiana.
  13. 1896 Tuesday: William McKinley, Republican, beats William Jennings Bryan, Democrat, for the presidency of the United States.
  14. 1899 Friday: James J. Jeffries beats Tom Sharkey in the 25th round of their heavyweight championship bout to win the title.
  15. 1900 Saturday: The first major U.S. automobile show opened at New York’s Madison Square Garden under the auspices of the Automobile Club of America.
  16. 1903 Tuesday: Panama proclaimed its independence from Columbia on this date as a pretext for allowing the United States to finish construction of the Panama Canal, the one the French attempted to do but failed.
  17. 1908 Tuesday: Republican William Howard Taft beats Democrat William Jennings Bryan to win the presidency of the United States.
  18. 1911 Friday: Louis Chevrolet and William C. Durant founded the Chevrolet Motor Car Company in Detroit; however, in 1918, General Motors bought the company.
  19. 1918 Sunday: Poland proclaims independence from Russia while the Austro-Hungarian Empire begins to collapse following the end of the First World War.
  20. 1931 Tuesday: In Broomall, Pennsylvania, future 7th U.S. Transportation Secretary Andrew L. Lewis Jr. is born.  A Republican, Secretary Lewis would serve under President Ronald Reagan from January 23, 1981, to February 01, 1983.
  21. 1934 Saturday: The first racetrack in California opened under a new pari-mutuel betting law.
  22. 1935 Sunday: George II returns to Greece and regains the monarchy.
  23. 1936 Tuesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt won a landslide election over Republican challenger Alfred M. “Alf” Landon.
  24. 1941 Monday: U.S. Ambassador to Japan, John Grew, warned Washington, D.C., that the Japanese might be planning a sudden attack on the United States.
  25. 1942 Tuesday: STAVKA- the Soviet high command- was preparing for the BIG counteroffensive they were going to spring on the German Sixth Army, still fighting to win control of all of Stalingrad.  Army General Georgy Zhukov was in contact with all commanders from the army level to the divisional level making sure that when the Red Army sprung its massive trap, the Germans but more so their Axis allies- Romanians to both the south and north of the city as well as the Italians and Hungarians- would be taken completely by surprise.  Italians north of the city were aware that there was much movement east of the Volga River, but their reports of increased activity were waved off and ignored by their German allies.  In North Africa, the 12th day of the Battle of El Alamein sees struggles around various parts of the perimeter with Royal Scots committed to the fight.
  26. 1944 Friday: In the advance of Red Army troops, the pro-German government of Hungary flees for its life.  The Soviet troops continue grinding down resistance as they sweep through the Balkans on the way to Germany. 
  27. 1945 Saturday: Nick Simper, the original bassist of Deep Purple[i] and a solo artist, was born in Norwood Green, Southall, Middlesex, England, on today’s date.  
  28. 1946 Sunday: Emperor Hirohito of Japan proclaims a new constitution for the vanquished nation. 
  29. 1947 Monday: Future percussionist/drummer, Joe Lala, who would co-found Blues Image[ii] as well as play with Stephen Stills[iii] in Manassas, is born on this date in Tampa Bay, Florida.   Meanwhile, future keyboardist with the Bee Gees,[iv] Blue Weaver, is born Cardiff, Wales, on this date.  Finally, future U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono is born in Koori, Japan, on this date.  A future Democrat, she would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2013. Before that, she would serve as a member of the House of Representatives, serving Hawaii’s 2nd District from 01-03-2007 to 01-03-2013.  Before that she would serve as Hawaii as the 9th lieutenant governor from 12-02-1994 to 12-02-2002.  She would prove to be one of the worst senators in U.S. history.
  30. 1949 Thursday: Future heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes was born on this date in Cuthbert, Georgia.  He would compile a professional record of 75 fights: 69 wins (44 KOS) and 6 losses.  He would fight all of the great heavyweight boxers of his day.
  31. 1952 Monday: Frozen bread went on sale for the first time in a supermarket in Chester, N.Y.
  32. 1953 Tuesday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the Grass Roots[v] (1974-76)—Reggie Knighton—is born on this date in Biloxi, Mississippi.
  33. 1957 Sunday: The Soviet Union launched Sputnik-2, the second manmade satellite into orbit; on board the craft, the Russians placed a dog named “Laika” who died in the experiment.
  34. 1960 Thursday: The Meredith Wilson musical “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” opened on Broadway with Tammy Grimes in the title role.  Meanwhile, President John F. Kennedy established the U.S. Agency for International Development.
  35. 1961 Friday: Burmese diplomat U Thant won appointment as acting U.N. Secretary-General following the death of Dag Hammarskjold.  Meanwhile, President John F. Kennedy established the U.S. Agency for International Development.
  36. 1962 Saturday: Wilt Chamberlain of the San Francisco Warriors scores 72 points in a game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
  37. 1964 Tuesday: President Lyndon B. Johnson soundly defeated Republican challenger Barry Goldwater to win a White House term in his own right.
  38. 1970 Tuesday: Salvador Allende underwent inauguration on this date becoming the new president of Chile.
  39. 1973 Saturday: The United States launched the Mariner 10 spacecraft on this date.  On March 29, 1974, it became the first spacecraft to reach the planet Mercury.
  40. 1979 Saturday: Five Communist Workers Party members died in a clash with heavily armed Ku Klux Klansmen and neo-Nazis during an anti-Klan protest in Greensboro, North Carolina.  Iranian Islamists take the American embassy in Tehran and take 63 Americans hostage.
  41. 1983 Thursday: The Reverend Jesse Jackson launches his first bid for the Democratic nomination for the presidency of the United States.
  42. 1986 Monday: The world began to know the Iran Contra Affair as Ash-Shiraa, a pro- Syrian Lebanese magazine, first broke the story of U.S. arms sales to Iran.
  43. 1992 Tuesday: Democrat Governor Bill Clinton of Arkansas won the presidential election and became the nation’s 42nd president of the United States defeating President George H. W. Bush.  In Illinois, Democrat Carol Moseley-Brown became the first black woman elected to the U.S. Senate.       
  44. 1994 Thursday: Susan Smith of Union, South Carolina, undergoes for drowning her two young sons, Michael and Alex, nine days after claiming a black carjacker had abducted her kids.         
  45. 1995 Friday: At Arlington National Cemetery, President Bill Clinton dedicated a memorial to the 270 victims of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.
  46. 1997 Monday: A California law ends Affirmative Action within the state.   The Supreme Court of the United States let stand California’s groundbreaking Proposition 209, which banned race and gender preference in hiring and school admissions.
  47. 2004 Wednesday: President George W. Bush claimed a re-election mandate a day after more than 62 million Americans chose him over Senator John F. “Lurch” Kerry; the Massachusetts senator conceded defeat.
  48. 2005 Thursday: Walt Disney Pictures released “Chicken Little,” making it the first Disney film completely created using computer animation.
  49. 2008 Monday: On the eve of Election Day 2008, Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain wrapped up their two-year campaign for the White House.  Two years?  This crap must stop, campaigns should last no longer than ONE year.  Elsewhere, Ali Hamza al-Bahlul, a video maker for Osama bin Laden, was sentenced at Guantanamo Bay to life in prison for encouraging terrorist attacks. 
  50. 2009 Tuesday: German Chancellor Angela Merkel marked the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with a speech to the U.S. Congress by exhorting the world to “tear down the walls of today” and reach a deal to combat the faux ‘science’ of global warming.  It is interesting to note that when liberals talk about ‘removing walls,’ they mean flooding their countries with illegal aliens and Muslim refugees.
  51. 2010 Wednesday: The U.S. Border Patrol discovers a sophisticated drug-smuggling tunnel between Tijuana, Mexico, and Otay Mesa (Chula Vista), California.  Meanwhile, in Montreal, Quebec, the guitarist/vocalist who took Randy Bachman’s place in Bachman-Turner Overdrive[vi] in 1978—Jim Clench—lost his battle with lung cancer on this date; he was just 61.  
  52. 2011 Thursday: According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 2010 greenhouse gas levels are higher than a worst-case scenario set by climate experts in 2007.
  53. 2013 Sunday: The trial for ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi[vii] begins in Cairo; Morsi’s behavior during the session prompts the judge to postpone the trial until January 8, 2014.
  54. 2014 Monday: Thirteen years after al-Qaida garbage brought down the World Trade Center, One World Trade Center opens for business, and at 1,773-feet high is the highest building in the United States.  It is the first among five towers that builders will raise on the site of the original World Trade Center.     
  55. 2015 Tuesday: Republican Matt Bevin, a favorite of the Tea Party, wins the gubernatorial race in the commonwealth of Kentucky.  Meanwhile, an environmentalist report comes out that says the Chi-Coms burn 17-percent more coal than they previously claimed.  Shame on them.  Yet, the United States is the nation always being attacked by the liberal snowflakes for its climate emissions.   Elsewhere in Syria, we learn that rebels are caging civilians for use as human shields.  Bashar al-Assad could give a hoot.
  56. 2016 Thursday: In communist Nicaragua, the Sandinista government’s ‘elections’ are marked by apathy and distrust which is the problem in every socialist state.  Daniel Ortega and his fellow commies must be  booted out of the country.
  57. 2017 Friday: Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl[viii], who walked away from his post in Afghanistan to join the Taliban and triggered a search that left some of his comrades severely wounded, was spared a prison sentence by a military judge in North Carolina.   President Donald J. Trump blasted the decision as a “complete and total disgrace.”
  58. 2018 Saturday: The Democrats sweep to victory in the mid-term elections winning the House of Representatives by gobbling up numerous California seats.  They claim people love their policies but many Republicans, believing the bull crap about President Donald J. Trump, opted to retire rather than to become part of the minority should he be removed from office, and they follow him in defeat.  This election is where human garbage such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Sandy Cortez, aka AOC, and her fellow ‘squad members’ Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley won in races in New York, Minnesota, Michigan, and Massachusetts, respectively.  This could have been avoided had the GOP not been lulled into believing that Trump was some sort of ‘Russian agent.’  Regarding President Donald J. Trump, roughly 54-percent disproved of his job in office while 44-percent supported him.
  59. 2019 Sunday:  In the ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald J. Trump, four White House officials refused to testify before House Democrats.   Elsewhere, in the race for the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination, “Lyin’ Liz” Warren, aka Pocahontas, Democratic senator from Massachusetts, releases her “Medicare for All” plan to public derision.  A year later, Democrats would be kicking Obamacare aside to go for this bogus plan which should tell everyone what they think of the ACA- it’s crap.  Meanwhile, Turkish-backed forces in northern Syria find themselves accused of ‘war crimes.’  Go figure.   Finally, authorities in Southern California lifted all evacuation orders as firefighters made progress on a large blaze that sent thousands fleeing homes and farms northwest of Los Angeles.
  60. 2020 Tuesday: A couple of weeks ago, we reported that Kyle Rittenhouse was not going to face charges.  Apparently, this was incorrect.  Kenosha, Wisconsin, is holding this brave young man on a $2 million bond and are charging him with 1st Degree Intentional Homicide and 1st Degree Reckless Homicide.  These charges are bogus, and Rittenhouse should be freed today as had he not done what he did during the recent Kenosha riots, he would be dead.  Speaking of violence, more than a dozen states are deploying their National Guard troops due to the increasing likelihood of mob violence following the elections no matter who wins. 
  61. 2020 Tuesday A: Democrats are already trying to steal the elections today.  The POS Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro says, “If all votes are counted, Joe Biden will win!”  Democrats always say, “all votes,” and never “all valid votes.”  Since 2000, Democrats have worked at stealing every election and have no intention of stopping that practice now.  Philadelphia District Attorney, the corrupt Larry Krasner threatens dire consequences to anyone caught trying to steal or interfere in the elections which is why the scumbag banished all GOP poll watchers from city polling places.
  62. 2020 Tuesday B: We learn today that pro-Biden anti-Trump federal employees and contractors intend to cause as much disruption as possible throughout the government should President Donald J. Trump win another term.  Caught on social media, these young morons are discussing ways in which, they can further cause problems for the current administration.  Time for some serious law enforcement repercussions.  Time to start whacking and stacking, folks.  (Just kidding).
  63. 2020 Tuesday C: We learned that during the Chi-Vi pandemic, states with GOP leadership tend to have lower unemployment than states run by Democrats.  Most everyone understands this.  Democrats are CORRUPT and we must defeat them in every election moving forward.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump signs an executive order that will establish a “1776 Commission” so that proper history and government instruction can return to the educational system and that students can grow a sense of patriotism as they always should have.  Time to eradicate the communists and socialists in our schools.    
  64. 2020 Tuesday D: Deutsche Bank seeks to sever ties with President Donald J. Trump and with the Trump organization.  Meanwhile, Dr. Deborah Birx follows in the footsteps of colleague, Dr. Tony Fauci and goes against the president and demands an all-out COVID-19 Chi-Vi response.  Meanwhile House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi condemns newest U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett as ‘illegitimate.’  Mumbles, YOU are illegitimate so STFU!
  65. 2020 Tuesday E: Here are today’s Chi-Com Horseshoe Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 47,328,401 confirmed cases, UP by 470,896 cases, 1,212,070 confirmed deaths, UP by 7,796 deaths, and 31,523,055 confirmed recoveries, UP by 294,605 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 9,464,351 confirmed cases, UP by 89,574 new cases, 236,011 confirmed deaths, UP by 960 new deaths, and 5,624,810 confirmed recoveries, UP by 46,131 new recoveries.
  66. 2020 Tuesday F: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 945,314 confirmed cases, 17,745 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 15,318 confirmed cases, 219 confirmed deaths, and 11,685 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 110,011 confirmed cases, 2,498 confirmed deaths, but like California, the palooka-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, New York: 513,689 confirmed number of cases, 33,543  confirmed number of deaths, but no mention of confirmed number of recoveries- that’s Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo.  Let us look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife are relocating there.  Here they are: 316,528 confirmed cases, 2,592 confirmed deaths, and 304,069 confirmed recoveries. 
  67. 2020 Tuesday G: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,480.03, UP 554.83 points (+2.06%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,160.57, UP 202.96 points (+1.85%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,369.16, UP 58.92 points (+1.78%).  The price of GOLD is $1,886.80 per troy oz., -23.60 (-1.24%) while the price of SILVER is $23.58 per troy ounce, -0.754 (-3.10%).  The price of PLATINUM is $855.70 per troy oz, -19.30 (-2.21%) while the price of COPPER is $3.06 per pound, -0.0335 (-1.08%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,378.50 per troy oz., -0.02 (-0.50%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $38.08 per barrel, +0.42 (+1.12%).  Today, COCOA is $2,308.00 per metric ton, +0.44 (+1.94).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.72 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.86 euros.  Communist China manipulates its currency, a known fact which is why the world must disengage with them and bring our supply chain home- ASAP.
  68. 2020 Tuesday H: BLM protesters are in the process of surrounding the White House as we update today’s events.  Things are going in the direction of the Republicans right now so it’s clear that riots will ensue.  Law enforcement: when you see one arm upraised to throw a Molotov cocktail, that’s when you shoot.  When you see arsonists, looters, and people being beaten senseless in the streets, that again is when you shoot, use police dogs, fire hoses, and truncheons.  Do your job.  Maintain law and order and prevent destruction of property, violence, and disorder.
  69. 2020 Tuesday I:  Here are the numbers for the Mega Millions Draw #1604 with a jackpot of $129 million: 07, 31, 44, 45, 55, and Mega 19.  The highest winners were 41 people who won $498 apiece.  Congratulations.
  70. 2020 Tuesday J: Famed college football coach Tommy Tuberville beats the hell out of ultra-leftist Senator Doug Jones, D-AL, and will enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2021.
  71. 2021 Wednesday: ONE year ago today, this is where we were at: today is Election Day so stick around to discover what the Chi-Coms and their Democratic flunkies are up to today- you know it’s going to be good…we will return tomorrow with news as right now, NO one truly knows what the outcome is going to be.  God bless and good night.

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Following the release of their final studio album for about eight years, Fairport Convention went on the road in support of it and the record company released a live album culled from the tour.  “Farewell, Farewell” came out on September 13, 1979.  The band featured the quartet of Simon Nichol (guitars, vocals, dulcimers, and piano), and Dave Swarbrick (fiddle, viola, mandolins, and vocals), Dave Pegg (bass, mandolins, guitars, and vocals), and Bruce Rowland (drums, percussion, and piano).  Always a competent live act, the band delivers a sterling performance of fan favorites which is why we encourage our readers to seek this album out at your favorite site for nothing but the absolute best in rock and folk music, listen to samples, and then pick it up and add it to your forever-growing collection of the absolute best in music.  You will be extremely glad you did.

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

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

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

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

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

[vi] On Wednesday, 14-June-2017, we began presenting the music of the Guess Who and of its individual members- including Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, and Bravebelt..  The entire discography ran from the above date through Sunday, 01-October-2017.  We hope you will check them out.

[vii] Mohammad Morsi was someone backed by President Barack Obama and while he was leader of Egypt, he sought to transform the independent nation into an Islamist hellhole which led to his ouster and subsequent imprisonment and trial.

[viii] Interesting to note is that President Barack Obama swapped five bigwig Taliban leaders for this traitorous POS who should have been left behind as he walked away from his station and caused the deaths and injuries of numerous Coalition troops who had to search for him.

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TT. 2018 Friday: Twenty-four hours after President Donald J. Trump revoked the security clearance of “former communist” Obama era CIA Director John Brennan, the ousted Deep State apparatchik penned an opinion piece in the New York Times entitled, “President Trump’s Claims of No Collusion are Hogwash.” What an angry POS.

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229. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2021:

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William M. Meredith; Nazi Deputy Fuhrer Rudolph Hess; Vice President Al Gore; President Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky; Boston featuring Sid Hashian and Guns ‘N’ Roses featuring Gilby Clarke:

  1. 682 Thursday: St. Leo II begins his reign as the 80th Roman Catholic Pope. He would serve until July 03, 683.
  2. 1585 Saturday: After an 8-month siege by the Duke of Parma, the city of Antwerp surrenders to the army of the duke.
  3. 1787 Thursday: In Budapest, Hungary, Jews win the right to pray in groups.
  4. 1790 Tuesday: The capital of the United States moves to Philadelphia from New York City.
  5. 1807 Monday: Robert Fulton’s North River steamboat began heading up the Hudson River on its successful roundtrip between New York and Albany.
  6. 1808 Wednesday: Napoleon Bonaparte asks King Louis for a brigade for his army heading to invade Spain.
  7. 1815 Thursday: Upon his arrival at the island of St. Helena, Napoleon Bonaparte commenced serving his exile, one the Allies imposed upon him following his defeat at the Battle of Waterloo.
  8. 1836 Wednesday: The British Parliament passes an act calling for registration of marriages and the recording of births and deaths.
  9. 1859 Wednesday: For the first time in history, a gentleman named John Wise used a hot-air balloon to carry mail. He shoved off from Lafayette, Indiana, for New York City carrying one hundred letters.  However, he had to land after only traveling twenty-seven miles.  So much for the first attempt to deliver mail by air.
  10. 1863 Monday: Federal batteries and ships began bombarding Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor during the Civil War, but the Confederates managed to hold on despite several days of pounding.
  11. 1873 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the 19thS. Secretary of the Treasury William M. Meredith died at age 73. First a Federalist, then a Whig, and finally a Republican, he served under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from March 08, 1849, to July 22, 1850.
  12. 1896 Monday: The Klondike gold rush commences when George Carmack discovers gold on Rabbit Creek in Alaska.
  13. 1903 Monday: Joseph Pulitzer donated $1 million to Columbia University. This commenced the Pulitzer Prize, an award in his name.
  14. 1915 Tuesday: After the governor commuted his death sentence to life imprisonment, a mob in Cobb County, Georgia, lynched Jewish businessperson Leo Frank for the murder of 13-year-old Mary Phagan. However, in 1986, the State of Georgia pardoned Frank, who had maintained his innocence throughout his ordeal.  Meanwhile on the Eastern Front, German troops overrun the city of Kovono, Lithuania.  Finally, Charles F. Kettering received a patent for the first electric ignition device for automobiles which eliminates the need for hand-cranking.
  15. 1916 Thursday: Bulgaria, part of the Central Powers, launches an invasion of Macedonia.
  16. 1917 Friday: Italy declares war on Germany and Turkey.
  17. 1918 Saturday: Ottoman Turkish troops overrun the Caucasus. However, Russian forces would counterattack them.
  18. 1939 Thursday: The movie, “Wizard of Oz,” premiered in New York after having premiered in Hollywood on August 15.
  19. 1940 Saturday: Adolf Hitler orders a total blockade of Great Britain—nothing in or out.
  20. 1942 Monday: U.S. 8th Air Force bombers attacked German forces in Rouen, France. Meanwhile, U.S. Marines raided a Japanese seaplane base on Makin Island.
  21. 1943 Tuesday: During World War II, the Allies completed the conquest of Sicily as U.S. and British forces entered Messina. Meanwhile, the air war over Germany is not going well for the Allies as the Germans defending the cities of Regensburg and Schweinfurt shoot down sixty B-17 bombers. 
  22. 1944 Thursday: The Red Army arrives on the border of East Prussia and Austria. On the Western Front, Adolf Hitler sends Field Marshal Walter Model to replace Valkyrie conspirator Field Marshal Gunther von Kluge.  Two days later, von Kluge would take potassium cyanide.
  23. 1945 Friday: Indonesia declares its independence from the Netherlands.
  24. 1949 Wednesday: The future original drummer with the rock band, Boston[i]—Sid Hashian—is born on this date in Boston, Massachusetts.
  25. 1960 Wednesday: Indonesia severs diplomatic relations with the Netherlands.
  26. 1961 Thursday: The communist East German government completed the construction of the Berlin Wall.
  27. 1962 Friday: Future member of the Los Angeles, California-based rock band, Guns ‘N’ Roses[ii] -Gilby Clarke (rhythm guitar, backing vocals 1991-1994)- is born in Cleveland, Ohio, on this date.
  28. 1969 Sunday: The third day of the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair[iii] begins at 2:00 in the afternoon.  Throughout the day, rainstorms blasted through the area while Hurricane Camille slammed into the Mississippi coast as a Category-r storm.  The authorities would later blame the storm for 256 U.S. deaths as well as three in Cuba.
  29. 1978 Thursday: The first successful trans-Atlantic balloon flight ended as Maxie Anderson, Ben Abruzzo and Larry Newman landed their Double Eagle II outside Paris, France.
  30. 1982 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate approved an immigration bill that granted permanent resident status to illegal aliens who had arrived in the U.S. before 1977. Meanwhile, the first commercially produced compact discs, a recording of “The Visitors” by ABBA, underwent pressing at a Philips factory near Hanover, West Germany, on this date.
  31. 1983 Wednesday: Lyricist Ira Gershwin died in Beverly Hills at age 86.
  32. 1985 Saturday: More than 1,400 meatpackers walked off the job at the George A. Hormel and Company’s main plant in Austin, Minnesota, in a bitter strike that lasted just over a year.
  33. 1987 Monday: Rudolf Hess, the last member of Adolf Hitler’s inner circle, died in Spandau Prison at age 93, an apparent suicide. Meanwhile, Ring Magazine elected Muhammad Ali to its “Boxing Hall of Fame.”  Finally, the DOW Jones Industrial Average closed above 2,700 for the first time.
  34. 1988 Wednesday: Pakistani President Mohammad Zia ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel lost their lives in a mysterious plane crash.
  35. 1996 Saturday: The Reform Party announced it had selected Ross Perot to be its first-ever presidential nominee, opting for the third-party’s founder over challenger Richard Lamm.
  36. 1998 Monday: President Bill Clinton gave grand jury testimony via closed-circuit television from the White House concerning his relationship with Monica Lewinsky; he then delivered a TV address in which, he denied previously committing perjury, admitted his relationship with Lewinsky was “wrong,” and criticized Kenneth Starr’s “investigation.” Elsewhere, NationsBank and BankAmerica merge to form the largest U.S. bank.     
  37. 1999 Tuesday: More than 17,000 people died when a magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck Turkey on this date.
  38. 2000 Thursday: The Democrat Party nominates Vice President Al Gore for the presidential nomination for the upcoming elections.
  39. 2011 Wednesday: After Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez announces that his nation is going to nationalize its gold-mining industry, the worldwide prices of gold skyrocket almost overnight[iv].
  40. 2012 Friday: The uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jung-un, Jang Song-thank, meets Hu Jintao, the president of China.
  41. 2013 Saturday: The Indian rupee falls to 65.85 rupees to the U.S. dollar, which sets a new low record for India’s currency.
  42. 2014 Sunday: With help from U.S. and allied air strikes, the Kurdish Peshmerga reclaims a part of the Mosul dam in Iraq, which had been in the hands of ISIS aka Da’ish fighters for several months.
  43. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service reveals that hackers who stole taxpayer data in May had accessed additional databases, adding 220,000 to the previous estimate of 114,000 taxpayers who have had their information compromised.
  44. 2016 Wednesday: As floodwaters in Louisiana begin to recede, the body count hits thirteen dead and more than 4,000 Americans homeless and displaced.
  45. 2017 Thursday: A van plowed through pedestrians along a packed promenade in the Spanish city of Barcelona, killing thirteen people and injuring 120. A 14th victim died of injuries later.  Islamist hoodlums stab another man to death in carjacking that night as the van driver made a getaway, and a woman died early the following day in a vehicle-and-knife attack in a nearby coastal town.  The police shot six suspects in the Islamist attacks dead; two more died when a bomb workshop blew up.  All were jihadists so it is good all lost their lives in the mayhem.  Finally, the Chi-Coms seek out, arrest, and jail three Hong Kong freedom fighters: Alex Chow, Nathan Law, and Jason Wong.  FREE THEM!
  46. 2018 Friday: Twenty-four hours after President Donald J. Trump revoked the security clearance of “former communist” Obama era CIA Director John Brennan, the ousted Deep State apparatchik penned an opinion piece in the New York Times entitled, “President Trump’s Claims of No Collusion are Hogwash.” What an angry POS.  Like a pit bull attacking another dog, this scumbag cannot let go of the Obama administration’s dastardly set-up of Trump and the people around him in order to destroy his presidency.  Meanwhile, the House Oversight Committee’s ranking member Congressman Elijah Cummings demanded an ‘explanation’ from President Trump for revoking Brennan’s security clearance.  Still waiting, we think.
  47. 2019 Saturday: ISIS scumbags attack a wedding party in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing sixty-three people outright and injuring another 200-plus people. Folks, it is high time to begin capturing and stringing up EVERY remaining member of ISIS and leaving their bodies for the crows.
  48. 2020 Monday: Word is now out that New York City- under the watchful eye of Mayor Bill Di Blasio- pot-smoking, Marxist mayor- is on the brink of permanent decline thanks to the mismanagement of both Mayor Bill Di Blasio and Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo- both Democrats.  Currently, there are 13,177 vacant apartments in the city, a 177-percent increase over last year compiled with a drop of 23-percent of new lease signings.  In the past weekend of violence, thugs shot fifty-one people and four killed (76 people shot during the entire week) and no one seems to care.  Business owners boarded up their storefronts, residents fled to other states, and the duplicitous Democrats seem not to care.  Meanwhile, over the weekend, gangbanging ruffians shot sixty-four people and killed at least five in Chicago.  The time is NOW to charge these Blue State governors and Blue City mayors with DERELICTION OF DUTY.  They must face federal charges and prison time for their criminal neglect and felonious mismanagement of their locales.  Elsewhere, Nancy Pelosi calls for Congress to reconvene to pass an emergency bill to fund the USPS but not to help the tens of millions of Americans affected by the Chinese Bat Flu Virus.  Shame on her!  Finally, President Donald J. Trump- on the way out to stump across America while the Democrats commence their national convention via Zoom and Skype authorizes aid for Iowa, ravaged by violent storms over the previous week.    
  49. 2020 Monday A: Rush Limbaugh- on his radio show today- shared the news that many countries around the world are using hydroxychloroquine behind the scenes to combat the Xi Jinping Bat Flu. He pointed out that the African nation of Uganda is a big-time user of hydroxychloroquine to fight endemic malaria.  Here are their number of confirmed cases of the Wuhan Virus: 1,500, 13 confirmed deaths, and 1,142 confirmed recoveries.  Leftist Democrats, what flipping more proof do you criminal scumbags require to know that Plaquenil is great for fighting this disease?  Enough is enough!  Give everyone hydroxychloroquine NOW!
  50. 2020 Tuesday B: At the Democratic Convention, here is the lineup for speakers for TONIGHT: former First Lady Michelle Obama, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, Sen. Doug Jones, D-AL, Rep. Gwen Moore, D-WI, Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-MS, Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-SC, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, D-MI, Gov. Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo, D-NY, Sen. Catherine Cortez-Masto, D-NV, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-MN, former 2016 presidential candidate and Gov. John Kasich, OH, and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman.   What a lineup!  Interesting note: we heard through the grapevine that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is backing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Democrat challenger- Shahid Buttar, another Democrat- in the November Elections.  Mr. Buttar is a Muslim lawyer, a person who graduated from Stanford Law School in 2003.  Boy, that takes some balls (for AOC, that is.  This is what Pelosi gets for giving the former Sandy Cortez 60 seconds to speak at the DNC Convention!  My-my!).
  51. 2020 Monday C: Here are today’s Chi-Com Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 21,739,501 confirmed cases, +259,390, 776,241 confirmed deaths, +4,723, and 13,702,873 confirmed recoveries, +240,708. Here are the numbers for the United States: 5,488,763 confirmed cases, UP by 51,751 new cases, 172,146 confirmed deaths, UP by 720 new deaths, and 2,763,139 confirmed recoveries, UP by 19,545 new recoveries.   Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 628,031 confirmed cases, 11,242 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 5,042 confirmed cases, forty confirmed deaths, and 1,841 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 67,461 confirmed cases, 1,781 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, will not share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  52. 2020 Monday D: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,844.91, DOWN 86.11 points (-0.31%). Next, the NASDAQ: 11,129.73, UP 110.42 points (+1.00%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,381.99, UP 9.14 points (+0.27%).  Currently, GOLD is at $1,993.70 per troy oz., DOWN -5.00 (-0.25%), SILVER is at $27.62 per troy oz., DOWN 0.052 (-0.19%), PLATINUM $968.90 per troy oz. UP +1.30 (+0.24%), and COPPER is at $2.91 # +0.007 (+0.24%).  Light Sweet Crude Oil is 42.81, DOWN -0.08 (-0.19%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.93 Chi-Com yuan.  In contrast, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros.
  53. 2021 Tuesday: Amigos, I sincerely doubt that anyone ever thought that IF Joe Biden somehow won on November 03, 2020, that the absolute disaster we are forced to witness unfold before our very eyes could ever have happened.  On virtually every single front, the man is destroying the country and our relationships across the world.  What we have watched occur in Afghanistan is something that will remain attached to us for decades to come.  We will not soon be able to get over this one anytime soon.  The Antitrump is doing everything it possibly can to devastate our nation.  Let us be on the watch for the Joestapo going door to door very soon now…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0560 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Verbenas and Primroses.”  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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Famed Jethro Tull longtime guitarist, Martin Barre, released his next solo album, “Away with Words” on June 17, 2013.  Mr. Barre played most of the instruments and his musical companions- Jonathan Noyce added bass and George Lindsay the drums.  The music is mostly acoustic instrumentals so it may not be for everyone but the most diehard fans.  We love it, however, and suspect that you will, too, so make sure you do your utmost to listen to some samples- you may want to add it to your collection.   Enjoy.

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[i] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Boston but when we do, we will alert the readership.  Stay tuned for further developments.

[ii] Not sure when Guns ‘n’ Roses is coming but we hope we will still be alive and will get around to sharing them with the world.

[iii] Joe Cocker and the Grease Band hit the stage at 2:00 P.M. followed by (in order of appearance) Country Joe and the Fish, Ten Years After, the Band, Johnny Winter, Blood, Sweat, & Tears, Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Sha Na Na, and Jimi Hendrix.  The show ended at 11:10 A.M.  It is interesting to note the following groups were asked to appear but canceled or failed to show: the Jeff Beck Group, Blues Image, the Byrds, Chicago, the Doors, Bob Dylan, Free, the Guess Who, Iron Butterfly, Tommie James and the Shondells, Jethro Tull, Led Zeppelin, Lighthouse, Arthur Lee and Love, Mind Garage, Joni Mitchell, the Moody Blues, Procol Harum, the Rascals, Raven, Roy Rogers, the Rolling Stones, Simon & Garfunkel, Spirit, Zager & Evans, and the Mothers of Invention.

[iv] Like everything else this POS Marxist thug touched, it imploded bringing additional misery onto the backs of the crumbling Venezuelan people.

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227. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, AUGUST 15, 2021

 

It is becoming clearer: our ‘betters,’ the leaders of the world, may have conspired with the Chi-Coms to infect the world so they could amass incredible wealth and achieve total dominion

 

226. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 2021

 

If the Chi-Coms are monkeying around with American DNA, the next pandemic could herald the end of the world…

 

225. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2021

 

Today, we begin tracking stock prices of the BIG FOUR PHARMA companies manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. cos you know politicians are investing heavily in them hence the full court press on getting the jab…

 

224. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2021

 

You can’t make this stuff up: on Day No. 1, Joe Biden destroys U.S. oil and gas production and now that gasoline prices are sky-high, instead of flipping the switch, he is begging OPEC to increase production…WTF!

 

223. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2021

 

Message to Mike Lindell of My Pillow fame: God bless you for doing the Lord’s work in exposing just how far down the tubes the United States has fallen and who is responsible for it…

 

The Antitrump does it again: he blames his predecessor as well as the Afghan people for calamity befalling the people of Afghanistan, the reverberations of which, are going to haunt this country for years…

 

222. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2021

 

If they can send the army door to door in Australia, you know the Democrats will be doing the exact same thing here…folks, it’s time to fight

 

221. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 09, 2021

 

 

 

226. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 2021

 

The Antitrump strikes again: with the collapse of Kabul complete, the war in Afghanistan is over, and now with millions of illegal aliens roaming the U.S., the war could be coming for us soon…

TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2020

TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2020

228. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2021

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195. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2021

U. 1943 Wednesday: Although the main battle surrounding the Kursk bulge has petered out for the Germans, Army Group South continues attacking along the southern line of the massive salient while the Red Army is counterattacking in the direction of Orel. The Germans cannot fall into headlong retreat…

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195. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2021:

Bastille Day (France)

President Gerald R. Ford; the Byrds featuring Clarence White, the J. Geil’s Band featuring Stephen Jo Bladd, Steve Miller of the Steve Miller Band, and Traffic featuring Jim Gordon:

  1. 1430 Wednesday: The Burgundians hand over their prisoner, Joan of Arc—whom they captured in May—to Pierre Cauchon, the bishop of Beauvais for trial.
  2. 1456 Monday: At the Battle of Belgrade, the Hungarians defeat the Ottoman Empire, sending them into headlong retreat.  It is a stunning victory by Christian forces over the Satanic Muslim scum seeking to topple European Christianity and to replace it with their crazed jihadist faith.  Crucify them all, Hungarians, just like Vlad the Impaler!
  3. 1520 Wednesday: The Battle of Otumba, Mexico, occurs as Conquistadors under the command of Hernando Cortez and their Native American allies attack the Aztecs.  The Spanish are determined to destroy Mexico City and to then put the Aztec scum to the sword.
  4. 1714 Saturday: At the Battle of Aland, the Russian fleet overpowers and beats a much-larger Swedish fleet.
  5. 1789 Tuesday: During the opening moments of the fledgling French Revolution, citizens of Paris stormed the Bastille Prison and released the seven prisoners inside after killing the garrison and the military governor.
  6. 1798 Saturday: The Alien and Sedition Act of the United States prohibits “false, malicious and scandalous’ writings about the U.S. government.
  7. 1845 Monday: A fire in New York City burns down 1,000-plus homes and kills many citizens.
  8. 1853 Thursday: Commodore Matthew Perry relayed to Japanese officials a letter from President Millard Fillmore (Whig) requesting trade relations.  However, by the time the Commodore delivered the letter, President Fillmore’s term in office had already expired.  Meanwhile, the first World’s Fair opens at the Crystal Palace in New York City.
  9. 1868 Tuesday: Alvin J. Fellows patented the tape measure on this date.
  10. 1881 Thursday: Outlaw William H. Bonney Jr., alias “Billy the Kid,” was shot and killed by Sheriff Pat Garret in Fort Sumner in present-day New Mexico.
  11. 1911 Friday: Harry N. Atwood became the first pilot to land an airplane—a Wright Model B airplane—on the grounds of the White House after flying in from Boston; he was greeted by President William Howard Taft.  
  12. 1912 Sunday: American folk singer-songwriter Woody Guthrie- “This Land is Your Land”- was born in Okemah, Okla., on this date. 
  13. 1913 Monday: Gerald R. Ford—future Republican 40th vice president and 38th president of the United States—was born on this date in Omaha, Nebraska.
  14. 1914 Tuesday: Robert H. Goddard patented liquid rocket fuel.
  15. 1921 Thursday: Italian-born anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were convicted in Dedham, Massachusetts, of murdering a shoe company paymaster and his guard.  The pair paid the ultimate price, being executed six years later by the state.
  16. 1933 Friday: The National Socialist Party (NAZI) becomes the ONLY political party allowed in Germany.  By the way, according to Chef Tiresias at the AICP-END Blog, the Nazi Party is a leftwing creature and not one belonging to the right, hence the word ‘socialist’ contained within its title.
  17. 1934 Saturday: Babe Ruth hits his 700th home run.
  18. 1938 Thursday: Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini “Il Duce,” publishes a manifesto against both Jews and Africans.
  19. 1941 Monday: In World War II Lithuania, the Nazis murder 6,000 Jews.  Across the western portion of the Soviet Union from the north from Finland south to the drive to Rostov, the Axis juggernaut continues rolling up the Red Army.
  20. 1942 Tuesday: Encouraged by the Nazis, anti-Semitic riots break out across occupied Amsterdam.  Elsewhere, Stephen Jo Bladd—future longtime drummer with the hard-rocking blues band, the J. Geil’s Band[i]—is born on this date in Boston, Massachusetts.    
  21. 1943 Wednesday: Although the main battle surrounding the Kursk bulge has petered out for the Germans, Army Group South continues attacking along the southern line of the massive salient while the Red Army is counterattacking in the direction of Orel.  The Germans cannot fall into headlong retreat as a secondary defensive line is not really ready for them to do so, thus they have to maintain pressure on the Soviets lest everything implodes.
  22. 1944 Friday: Heavy fighting continues on the Eastern Front as the Soviets continue their drive to liberate Belorussia and other western portions of the USSR.  The Germans continue parrying their thrusts with diminishing reserves but there are so many thrusts that it is becoming impossible for the Germans and their few remaining allies to stabilize the front.  Meanwhile in France, the Allies continue building up strength for the dash to liberate France.
  23. 1945 Saturday: During World War II, the USS South Dakota is the first American warship to bombard Japan from offshore.  Meanwhile, former Axis partner Italy declared war on its former ally, Imperial Japan, on this date.  Famed future session drummer Jim Gordon who would play with the British rock band, Traffic[ii], and with Eric Clapton[iii] before murdering his mother and going to prison was born on this date in Los Angeles, California.
  24. 1946 Sunday: The book that would change the world was published on this date: “Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care” by Dr. Benjamin Spock.
  25. 1948 Wednesday: During their War of Independence, the Israeli Air Force bombs Cairo, Egypt.
  26. 1949 Thursday: The Soviet Union explodes its first atom bomb.
  27. 1951 Saturday: A monument honoring Dr. George Washington Carver is unveiled to the public in Joplin, Missouri.  This is the first national park in the United States to honor an African American.  
  28. 1953 Tuesday: The North Koreans/Communist Chinese launch a major offensive in Korea.
  29. 1958 Monday: The army of Iraq overthrew the monarchy imposed on the nation following World War II.
  30. 1964 Tuesday: In a speech to the Republican National Convention in San Francisco, supporters of Senator Barry Goldwater, R-AZ, booed New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller as he called on the GOP to denounce political extremists.
  31. 1965 Wednesday: The American space probe Mariner 4 flew by Mars and sent back photographs of the planet.
  32. 1966 Thursday: The city of Chicago awoke to shocking news that eight student nurses had been murdered during the night in a South Side dormitory.  A jury later convicted criminal drifter Richard Speck and a judge sentenced him to death.  However, another judge later reduced his sentence to life in prison where the son-of-a-bitch died in 1991.
  33. 1968 Sunday: Hank Aaron hits his 500th career home run.
  34. 1973 Saturday: Phil Everly storms offstage at a concert declaring an end to the Everly Brothers[iv].  Elsewhere, Clarence White—famed lead guitarist with the Byrds[v]—died after a drunken driver hit him in the parking lot at the Whisky A-Go-Go in Palmdale, CA.
  35. 1976 Wednesday: At the Democrat Party’s National Convention in New York City, Governor Jimmy Carter wins the presidential nomination.
  36. 1977 Thursday: The U.S. House of Representatives establishes a permanent select committee on intelligence.
  37. 1980 Monday: The Republican National Convention opened in Detroit, where nominee-apparent Ronald Reagan told a welcoming rally he and his supporters were determined to “make America great again,” which he did after eight years in office.
  38. 1985 Sunday: The last USFL football game takes place with the Baltimore Stars beating the Oakland Invaders by a score of 28-24.
  39. 1986 Monday: Richard W. Miller becomes the first FBI agent convicted of espionage charges.
  40. 1987 Tuesday: Guitarist Steve Miller receives a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
  41. 1998 Tuesday: Los Angeles sued 15 tobacco companies for $2.5 billion over the dangers of secondhand smoke.
  42. 1999 Wednesday: Race-based school bussing in Boston ended after 25 years, much to the relief of everyone involved in the stupid mess.
  43. 2003 Monday: Newspaper columnist Robert Novak publicly revealed the CIA employment of Valerie Plame, wife of Joseph Wilson, a former U.S. ambassador in Africa had twisted prewar intelligence on Iraq.  Of course, Wilson and his wife were Democratic Party deep state hacks intent on causing as many problems for the George W. Bush administration as possible.
  44. 2004 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate scuttled a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.  Forty-eight senators voted to advance the measure, 12 shy of the required 60 while 50 voted to block it.
  45. 2009 Monday: The iTunes Music Store reaches 1.5 billion applications downloaded.  Meanwhile at her Senate confirmation hearing, Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor pushed back vigorously against Republican charges that she would bring bias and a liberal- Obama- agenda to the nation’s highest court.  Since her time on the bench, it definitely appears that the fears of the GOP were true.
  46. 2010 Wednesday: In the 18th annual ESPY awards, New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees and skier Lindsay Vonn win, the male and female athlete awards, respectively.
  47. 2011 Thursday: Neptune completes its first orbit around the sun since being discovered in 1846.
  48. 2013 Sunday: In Iraq, a suicide attacker detonated a massive car bomb at a checkpoint near the British Embassy and the interim government’s headquarters in Baghdad, killing 11 people.  Elsewhere, the Mexican Army captures Miguel Trevino Morales, commander of the dreaded “Los Zetas’ drug cartel.  Finally, thousands of demonstrators across the country, ginned up by the news media, protested a Florida jury’s decision the day before to clear George Zimmerman in the shooting death of black teen, Trayvon Martin.
  49. 2014 Monday:  Hamas rejects a peace deal brokered by Egypt and agreed to by Israel; Israel warned that the rejection could result in military action to stop rocket attacks from Palestinian militants.  Meanwhile, the Church of England voted overwhelmingly in favor of allowing women to become bishops. 
  50. 2015 Tuesday: After journeying 3 billion miles, NASA’s New Horizons space probe reestablishes contact with NASA and begins transmitting the first photos of Pluto and its five moons.  Launched in 2006, the probe will continue transmitting data for the next 16 months.   
  51. 2016 Thursday: Terror struck Bastille Day celebrations in the French Riviera city of Nice as a heavy truck plowed into the festive crowd, killing 86 people in an attack the scumbags of the Islamic State claimed as one of their own; police shot the jihadist driver dead.
  52. 2017 Friday: A Russian-American lobbyist said he attended a June 2016 meeting with President Donald J. Trump’s son that was billed as part of a Russian-government effort to help the Republican campaign.
  53. 2018 Saturday: The government of Nicaragua reluctantly reports that more than 300 people have been killed by Sandinista forces, people protesting against the communist thug government of dictator Daniel Noriega, someone Democrats in the United States praise.  That’s commies for you.
  54. 2019 Sunday: Famed American boxer Pernell Whitaker dies at age 55 after being hit by a speeding automobile.   A four-division champion, he won Olympic gold in 1984.
  55. 2020 Tuesday: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg finds herself in John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, tonight.  She is undergoing antibiotic treatment for an unknown condition.  We wish her well.   Meanwhile, in the Alabama GOP runoff for the right to face Democrat Doug Jones in November, Tommy Tuberville, supported by President Donald J. Trump, pounds the final nail into the coffin of former U.S. senator and former U.S. Attorney-General Jeff Sessions by beating him.  We always liked Senator sessions but when the jig’s up, the jig is up.
  56. 2020 Tuesday A: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 13,203,571 confirmed cases, UP by 258,061 cases, 575,201 confirmed deaths, UP by 3,757 deaths, and 7,331,608 confirmed recoveries, UP by 329,393 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,483,905 confirmed cases, UP by 55,443 new cases, 138,358 confirmed deaths, UP by 745 new deaths, and 1,026,816 confirmed recoveries, UP by 26,848 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).   
  57. 2020 Tuesday B: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 336,508 confirmed cases, 7,087 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,264 confirmed cases, 22 confirmed deaths, and 911 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 42,161 confirmed cases, 1,438 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 403,175 confirmed number of cases, 32,350 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the numbers you tea-bagging dimwit.  Shame on you.    
  58. 2020 Tuesday C: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,649.59, UP 556.79 points (2.13%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,488.58, UP 97.73 points (0.94%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,197.52, UP 42.30 points (1.34%).  The price of GOLD is $1,811.50 per troy oz., -1.90 (-0.10%) while the price of SILVER is $19.68 per troy ounce, +0.145 (+0.74%).  The price of PLATINUM is $842.80 per troy oz, +6.00 (0.72%) while the price of COPPER is $2.94 per pound, +0.005 (+0.17%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.54 per barrel, +0.25 (+0.62%).
  59. 2021 Wednesday:  What stupid things will spill out of feeble Joe’s mouth today?  White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki, or any of the other mopes in the ‘administration?’  Stick around and find out along with us…

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Jethro Tull released their next album, “J-Tull Dot Com,” on August 23, 1999, and continued to demonstrate that the group had learned from the excessive mistakes of the 1980s.  The band booted electronics and synthesizers in favor of a harder rock sound because folks, the world was in dire need of hard rock.  The band featured a quintet of Ian Anderson (vocals, flutes, guitars, keyboards), Martin Barre (guitars), Jonathan Noyce (bass- Gary Moore) Doane Perry (drums and percussion), and Andy Giddings (keyboards).  It’s always glorious to see a band that no matter how music changes decade by decade manages to keep up and to continue demonstrating that it still can set the trends.  Many bands were falling by the sidelines as other forms like Grunge came to predominate but the ‘Tull’ was not yet prepared to call it a day.  Thank God.  We hope you will seek this one out wherever you shop for the absolute best in rock music- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We hope to present the music of the J. Geil’s Band at some point within the next five years.  One of the great American bands, they most certainly deserve to be heard and celebrated by the readership of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day.

[ii] We began promoting the music of not only Traffic but also the Spencer Davis Group, Steve Winwood, Chris Wood, Jim Capaldi, and Dave Mason.  The presentation commenced on Monday, 30-November-2015 through Sunday, 20-March-2016.  This offering also included Blind Faith.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

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

[iv] We hope to celebrate the music of the Everly Brothers one day. 

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

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124. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 04, 2021

LL. 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.

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124. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 04, 2021:

DAY ONE-HUNDRED-AND-FIVE OF THE BIDEN REGIME

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

U.S. Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer; 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, 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. 1976 Tuesday: Famed French author and poet, Henri Bosco dies at age 87.
  45. 1980 Sunday: In Ljubljana, Slovenia, Marshal Josip Broz Tito, president of Yugoslavia, died three days before his 88th birthday.     
  46. 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. 
  47. 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.
  48. 1990 Friday: Angela Bowie reveals that Mick Jagger and husband, David, once had an affair.  It is what it is, folks.
  49. 1994 Wednesday: A jury clears rocker Courtney Love of drug charges.  Ms. Love is the widow of Nirvana[vi] front man, Kurt Cobain. 
  50. 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!
  51. 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.”
  52. 2007 Friday: An EF-5 tornado destroys the town of Greensburg, Kansas. 
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. 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. 
  56. 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.
  57. 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. 
  58. 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.
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. 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.
  63. 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?)
  64. 2021 Tuesday: Please stick around to discover the news of the day…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0454 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Starting a Cattle Empire.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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Following the name change from the Iveys to Badfinger, the band released its first album, “Magic Christian Music” on January 09, 1970.  The band wrote several songs from the movie score of “The Magic Christian” and then did an album with a similar names with additional tunes.  The lineup featured Pete Ham (lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, and keyboards), Tom Evans (lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar), Ron Griffiths (bass guitar, lead and backing vocals), and Mike Gibbins (drums and percussion, backing and lead vocals) as well as famed pianist Nicky Hopkins and Paul McCartney who wrote the band’s first big hit, the one with which future generations of music fans would forever associate the group, “Come and Get It.”  What better way to introduce one’s ears to one of the greatest unsung bands of rock-and-roll history, one gifted with soaring highs and horrible depressing lows.  Please, seek it out and consider adding it to your collection- 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.

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  1. 1493: Spanish Pope Alexander VI divides America between Spain and
  2. 1256: Fellow monks establish the Augustinian monastic order on this date.
  3. 1626: 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: A French manufacturer debuted the first folding umbrella.
  5. 1728: George Frederick Handel’s opera “Tolomeo, re di Egitto” premiered in London, England, on this date.
  6. 1776: Rhode Island declared its freedom from England two months before the Declaration of Independence.
  7. 1805: Henry C. Overing bought 80 acres of Throggs Neck in the Bronx.
  8. 1814: King Ferdinand VII of Spain signs the Decree of the 4th of May, returning Spain to absolutism.
  9. 1816: In Boston, Massachusetts, the fourth U.S. Secretary of War Samuel Dexter, died. A Federalist, he served under President John Adams from 01-01-1801 to 05-13-1801.
  10. 1839: The Cunard Steamship Company Ltd. forms on this date, the company that would eventually launch the HMS Titanic.
  11. 1843: Great Britain annexes the Natal.
  12. 1851: The first major fire in San Francisco, California, occurs on this date.
  13. 1862: 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: With the retreat of the Union army, the Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville ended.
  15. 1864: General Ulysses S. Grant’s Union Army attacks Robert E. Lee’s Confederates at Rappahannock.
  16. 1869: The naval battle of Hakodate takes place in Japan.
  17. 1886: 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.
  18. 1888: Spain and Italy sign a military covenant.
  19. 1893: Cowboy Bob Pickett invents ‘bulldogging.’
  20. 1896: At Cripple Creek, Colorado, a grease fire ignites one-half ton of TNT. Needless to say, the resulting carnage is catastrophic.
  21. 1897: Fire in the Paris bazaar at Rue jean Goujon kills 200 people.
  22. 1904: The United States took over construction on the Panama Canal.
  23. 1915: Local citizens found the city of Tel Aviv on this date.
  24. 1915: 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: Responding to a demand from President Woodrow Wilson, Germany agreed to limit its resumed unrestricted submarine warfare the following year.
  26. 1923: Ed Cassidy, famed percussionist with 1960’s-to-1990’s Los Angeles, California, psychedelic band Spirit[i], was born on today’s date. 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: 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: Mustafa Kemal Pasja becomes Turkish president.
  29. 1932: 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: Ronnie Bond—future drummer with the British rock band, the Troggs[ii]—was born in Great Britain on this date.
  31. 1941: David LaFlamme, violinist and vocalist with the Bay Area band, It’s a Beautiful Day[iii], was born on this date in history.
  32. 1942: 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. 1945: German troops in the Netherlands, Denmark, and Norway surrender to the Allies as World War II in Europe approaches an end.
  34. 1951: 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.
  35. 1954: 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.
  36. 1959: 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.”
  37. 1961: The first group of “Freedom Riders” left Washington, D.C., to challenge racial segregation on interstate busses and in bus terminals.
  38. 1965: San Francisco Giants’ slugger Willie Mays hits his 512th homerun, breaking Mel Ott’s National League record of 511 homeruns.
  39. 1969: Stanley Cup: the Montreal Canadiens sweep the St. Louis Blues in 4 games.
  40. 1970: 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.
  41. 1976: The rock band Kiss[v], performs its first concert.
  42. 1980: In Ljubljana, Slovenia, Marshal Josip Broz Tito, president of Yugoslavia, died three days before his 88th
  43. 1982: 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.
  44. 1987: Famed rock and roll blues guitarist Paul Butterfield[vi] lost his battle with opiate addiction on this date and passed away. 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.
  45. 1990: Angela Bowie reveals that Mick Jagger and husband, David, once had an affair. It is what it is, folks.
  46. 1994: A jury clears rocker Courtney Love of drug charges. Love is the widow of Nirvana[vii] front man, Kurt Cobain.
  47. 1998: 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!
  48. 2006: 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.”
  49. 2007: An EF-5 tornado destroys the town of Greensburg, Kansas.
  50. 2010: 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.
  51. 2011: 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.
  52. 2012: 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.
  53. 2013: 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.
  54. 2014: 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.
  55. 2015: 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.
  56. 2016: 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.
  57. 2017: 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.
  58. 2018: 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.
  59. 2019: 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.
  60. 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?)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This artwork is #0089 a 48” x 72” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Up, Up, and Away.”  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 Pink Floyd released- “Wish You Were Here”- came out on September 12, 1975.  This album was the follow up to “Dark Side of the Moon” and lived up to expectations and then some.  The band remained the same: Roger Waters (bass/vocals), David Gilmour (guitars/vocals), Nicky Mason (drums/percussion), and Richard Wright (keyboards/vocals) as well as some supporting musicians to increase the sound and the vocal range.  At the time, reviews were mixed, which is always amazing, but back in those days, rock media somewhat resembled the fake news media of today in that they blistered almost every release by a top band and then some.  Sad thing is this: critics can only criticize while performers perform.  This is one of the all-time great albums of the day which is why we hope everyone will seek it out and add it to their growing collection of nothing but the absolute best in rock music.   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 present the music of KISS sometime in the late 2020s.

[vi] 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.

[vii] 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.

 

 

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