210. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022

1945 Sunday: After delivering the atomic bomb to U.S. Air Forces in the Pacific, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine and sunk somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. It would be days before the U.S. Navy even though they were missing and over the course of their time in the water, struggling sailors would be attacked by ravenous sharks around the clock. What a nightmare.

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210. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022:

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elizabeth Dole; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Thomas Corwin, George M. Humphrey, and Robert B. Andersen; Il Duce Benito Mussolini; “Help!” by the Beatles; Bob Dylan, the Byrds, the Grateful Dead featuring Jerry Garcia, Led Zeppelin, the Mamas & the Papas featuring Cass Elliott, Rush featuring Geddy Lee, R.E.O. Speedwagon featuring Neil Doughty, and Thin Lizzy featuring John Sykes:

  1. 1030 Thursday: The patron saint of Norway, King Olaf II, lost his life amid battle.
  2. 1099 Saturday: After 11 years and 139 days, the reign of the 159th Roman Catholic Pope Urban II ended.  He first became pontiff on March 12, 1088.
  3. 1588 Friday: The English attacked the vaunted Spanish Armada in the Battle of Gravelines, resulting in a British victory.  Not only did the British sink numerous ships, but they also scattered the rest into a major storm inflicting still more losses on the Spanish fleet.
  4. 1644 Friday: The reign of the 235th Roman Catholic Pope Urban VIII ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on August 06, 1623.  He would lead his global flock for slightly more than two decades, what a glorious journey it was.
  5. 1715 Monday: A major hurricane sinks 10 Spanish treasure-laden galleons off the coast of Florida.
  6. 1754 Monday: The first international boxing match occurred on this date.  Englishman John Slack won the 25-minute bout when he knocked out Frenchman Jean Petit.
  7. 1773 Thursday: The citizens of Schoenbrunn, Ohio, built the first schoolhouse located west of the Allegheny Mountains on this date.
  8. 1786 Saturday: The Pittsburgh Gazette becomes the first newspaper west of the Alleghenies to hit publication.  The owners of the paper later changed the name to “The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.”
  9. 1794 Tuesday: Future 20th U.S. Treasury Secretary Thomas Corwin is born.  A future Whig and then a Republican, he would serve under Presidents Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce from July 23, 1850, to March 06, 1853.
  10. 1858 Thursday: A major treaty granting trade and inhabitation to Americans anywhere within their country, the representatives of Japan and the United States sign on this date.
  11. 1874 Wednesday: Major Walton Copton Winfield received a U.S. patent for his lawn tennis court on this date.
  12. 1883 Sunday: In Predappio, Italy, future Fascist dictator of Italy, Il Duce Benito Mussolini, is born.
  13. 1890 Tuesday: Artist Vincent Van Gogh, 37, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Avers-sur-Oise, France.
  14. 1900 Sunday: An anarchist assassinates Italian King Humbert I on this date; his son, Victor Emanuel III succeeded him.
  15. 1914 Wednesday: The first transcontinental telephone service undergoes inauguration when two people hold a conversation between New York and San Francisco.  Elsewhere, Massachusetts’ Cape Cod Canal, offering a shortcut across the base of the peninsula, officially opened to shipping traffic on this date.
  16. 1921 Friday: Adolf Hitler became the leader or ‘Fuhrer’ of the National Socialist German Workers Party on this date.
  17. 1936 Wednesday: In Salisbury, North Carolina, future 8th U.S. Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole is born.  A future Republican, she would serve under President Ronald Reagan from February 07, 1983, to September 30, 1987.  After that, she would become the 20th U.S. Secretary of Labor serving under President George H.W. Bush from January 25, 1989, to November 23, 1990.  Following that, she would become U.S. Senator from North Carolina and in that capacity would serve from January 03, 2003, to January 03, 2009.
  18. 1940 Monday: John Sigmund of St. Louis completed a 292-mile swim down the Mississippi River on this date.  The swim from St. Louis to Caruthersville, Missouri, took him 89 hours and 48 minutes.
  19. 1944 Saturday: During World War II, the Allied Air Forces bomb Nazi Germany for six straight hours, causing numerous deaths and horrendous damage.
  20. 1945 Sunday: After delivering the atomic bomb to U.S.  Air Forces in the Pacific, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine and sunk somewhere in the Pacific Ocean.  It would be days before the U.S. Navy even though they were missing and over the course of their time in the water, struggling sailors would be attacked by ravenous sharks around the clock.  What a nightmare.
  21. 1946 Monday: In Evansville, Indiana, future keyboardist Neil Doughty with the rock band, R.E.O. Speedwagon is born.  He would perform with the band from 1967 onward.
  22. 1948 Thursday: Britain’s King George VI opened the Olympic Games in London.
  23. 1949 Friday: BBC Radio in Great Britain begins broadcasting.
  24. 1950 Saturday: Pee Wee Reese hits the 3,000th Dodgers home run.  Meanwhile, Walt Disney’s adaptation of “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson hit movie theaters on this date.
  25. 1953 Wednesday: In North York, Ontario, Canada, future member of Rush- Geddy Lee (bass- keyboards- vocals)- is born.
  26. 1957 Monday: The United Nations forms the International Atomic Energy Agency on this date.  Meanwhile, heavyweight boxer Floyd Patterson scores a TKO in the 10th round over Tommy “Hurricane” Jackson to retain the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  The win put Patterson’s record to 32-1.  Finally, Jack Paar begins hosting the “Tonight” show on NBC.
  27. 1957 Monday A: The 55th U.S. Treasury Secretary George M. Humphrey left office on this date and his replacement, the 56th U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert B. Andersen assumes office.  Humphrey- a Republican- served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, until today.  As for Secretary Andersen, a Republican, too, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today until January 20, 1961.
  28. 1958 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, creating NASA.  This would put the United States on the path to becoming the first nation to land men on the Moon and to then return them safely to Earth.
  29. 1959 Wednesday: Future member of the Irish-Anglo-American hard rock band, Thin Lizzy[i], John Sykes (guitars 1982-1983), is born in Reading, Berkshire, UK, on this date.
  30. 1965 Friday: The Beatles[ii] movie, “Help!” premieres in London with Queen Elizabeth in attendance.
  31. 1966 Saturday: Near Woodstock, New York, folk singer Bob Dylan[iii] suffers major injuries in a motorcycle accident.
  32. 1967 Sunday: An accidental rocket launch aboard the supercarrier USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin resulted in a fire and explosions that killed 134 service personnel.  Among the survivors was future Arizona senator John McCain, a U.S. Navy lieutenant-commander who narrowly escaped with his life.  
  33. 1968 Monday: Due to the apartheid policies of South Africa, Gram Parsons refuses to accompany the Byrds[iv] on tour to that country leaving the band as a three-piece of Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman, and Michael Clarke.  Meanwhile, the 262nd Roman Catholic Pope Paul VI reaffirms the Roman Catholic Church’s stance against artificial methods of birth control.
  34. 1973 Sunday: $180,000 in Led Zeppelin[v] concert receipts disappear from the vault of the New York Hilton Hotel.
  35. 1974 Monday: In Mayfair, London, England, “Mama” Cass Elliott—formerly of the Mamas and the Papas[vi]—died from heart failure on this date and not from choking on a ham sandwich as Hollywood trash reporters widely publicized; she was 32 years old.
  36. 1975 Tuesday: President Gerald R. Ford becomes the first U.S. President to visit the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz located in Poland.  Meanwhile, the Organization of American States (OAS) votes to lift sanctions against Cuba.  The U.S. government welcomed the action and announced its intention to open serious discussions with the communist nation on normalization of relations between the two nations.
  37. 1980 Tuesday: A state funeral took place in Cairo for the deposed Shah of Iran, who had died two days earlier at age 60.
  38. 1981 Wednesday: Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and divorced in 1996 after proof of Charles’ infidelity became known around the world.  Elsewhere, at the Civic Center in Saginaw, Michigan, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers, aka the Black Destroyer, improves his pro record to 62-10-1 with a KO at the 1:35-minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round bout over opponent, Harold Mims.
  39. 1983 Friday: Los Angeles Dodger Steve Garvey ends his streak of 1,207 consecutive games.
  40. 1987 Wednesday: Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream agrees on the new flavor of “Cherry-Garcia” with the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia[vii].
  41. 1988 Friday: The last Playboy Club in the United States closes in Lansing, Michigan.
  42. 1993 Thursday: The Israeli Supreme Court acquitted retired Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk of being Nazi death camp guard “Ivan the Terrible.”  The court tossed his death sentence and set him free. 
  43. 1994 Friday: Abortion opponent Paul Hill shot and killed Dr. John Bayard Britton and his bodyguard, James H. Barrett, outside the Ladies Center clinic in south Florida.  Hill met his end at the hands of the executioner in September 2003.
  44. 1997 Tuesday: Forty years after mercury-contaminated food fish caused deaths and birth defects, Japan declared Minamata Bay free of the substance.  Elsewhere, members of Congress from both parties embraced compromise legislation designed to balance the budget while cutting taxes.   Meanwhile, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, heavyweight former champion Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, puts his pro-record to 66-6 with a 10-round, split decision win over his opponent, Maurice “Mo Bettah” Harris.  The loss put up-and-coming Harris’ record to 9-9-2.
  45. 1998 Wednesday: The United Auto Workers union ended a 54-day strike against General Motors.  The result of the strike is that GM lost $2.8 billion in revenue.
  46. 2004 Thursday: Incredibly fatuous Senator John F. Kerry, D-Massachusetts, accepted the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination at the party’s Boston convention with a military salute and the declaration, “I’m John Kerry and I’m reporting for duty.”  It is good to note that he skated through a short-lived military career in the Brown Water Navy during the Vietnam War and then came home and became the biggest anti-war protester going so far as to throw the medals of someone else over the fence surrounding the White House.
  47. 2005 Friday: Astronomers announced the discovery of a planetary body larger than Pluto in orbit around the sun; the dwarf planet initially nicknamed Xena received the official designation Eris.  
  48. 2006 Saturday: The U.S. command announced it was sending 3,700 troops to Baghdad to try to quell sectarian violence sweeping the Iraqi capital.
  49. 2008 Tuesday: The federal government indicted Alaska Senator Ted Stevens on seven felony counts of concealing more than a quarter million dollars in house renovations and gifts from a powerful oil contractor.  However, after being railroaded out of office, a jury later found the long-time Republican guilty of lying on financial disclosure forms, but a judge subsequently dismissed the case saying prosecutors had withheld evidence. 
  50. 2011 Friday: The U.S. House of Representatives votes to once again, increase the debt ceiling; however, the U.S. Senate rejects it outright.
  51. 2013 Monday: Signs of deteriorating economic security are suggested by an Associated Press survey stating that four out of five adults living in the United States struggle with joblessness, near-poverty, or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives.  Meanwhile, in Cannes, France, the largest jewelry heist in recent memory takes place at the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel’s diamond show with thieves making off with 103 million Euros worth of precious gems and metals.  Elsewhere, 44 people at least die and hundreds more are injured as ISIS carries out a wave of car bombings across the country.  In Dera Ismal Khan, Pakistan, the Taliban conducts a prison break freeing at least 300 resolute jihadis who flee to the hills.  ELIMINATE THEM!
  52. 2014 Tuesday: In Sierra Leone during the Ebola virus crisis, Dr. Sheik Umar Khan succumbs to the disease himself, the principal physician battling against it.  Meanwhile, in Palestinian-controlled Gaza Strip, the authorities claim that 100 of their citizens were killed in Israeli airstrikes.  IF Palestinians were killed, it’s because they were acting the fool- like usual.  In the wake of this, France announces it will send 8-million euros in aid to the Gaza.  Good for them, virtue-signaling is always good.
  53. 2015 Wednesday: In the Indian Ocean off the coast of France’s Reunion Island, searchers find debris from a Boeing 777, which officials believe to be from the missing Malaysia Air Lines Flight 370.  The plane disappeared over a year ago.
  54. 2016 Friday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Rodham Clinton becomes the first woman to accept the presidential nomination of a major political party.  Needless to say, her fellow Democrats fall into a celebratory swoon and sex workers around the city see the numbers of their patrons spike.  Virginia Senator Tim Kaine becomes her running mate.  What a pair of losers.
  55. 2017 Saturday: U.S. and South Korean forces conducted joint live-fire exercises in response to North Korea’s second launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile; experts said the North Korean launch showed that a substantial portion of the United States was now within the range of Kim Jong Un’s arsenal of missiles. 
  56. 2018 Sunday: Students in Dhaka, Bangladesh, launch protests around the nation demanding safer roadways.  In a country as poor as this one, they are incapable of doing the necessary infrastructure work to make their nation safe.
  57. 2019 Monday: In the state of Para in Brazil, a gang war between two rival gangs explodes at the Altamira Prison what with 58 slain, including 16 beheaded among that horrifying number.  Eventually, prison guards retake the prison but the violence is absolutely horrendous.
  58. 2020 Wednesday: In the Lone Star State, President Donald J. Trump signed some executive orders allowing for the building of pipelines and accompanying infrastructure.  Meanwhile, the House Judiciary Committee grilled the CEOs of Google (a POS), Facebook, Apple, and Amazon.com over unfair practices when it comes to promoting all-things liberal and trashing all-things conservative.  We can attest to Google destroying our two blogs all because Sundar Pichai is little more than a piece of frothy scum floating atop an exposed septic tank.  Get them, Republicans, get this scum…  Finally, speculation abounds as people continue pondering whether “Pro-China Joe” Biden will choose Sen. Kamala Harris (please, take her, get her the hell out of California), former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, or California Rep. Karen Bass.  We shall see.  Our money’s on Elizabeth Warren, a ‘true woman of color’ (LOL!).
  59. 2020 Wednesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 16,845,602 confirmed cases, UP by 240,535 cases, 662,577 confirmed deaths, UP by 5,240 deaths, and 9,836,182 confirmed recoveries, UP by 191,795 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,491,773 confirmed cases, UP by 65,492 new cases, 152,624 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,250 new deaths, and 2,204,332 confirmed recoveries, UP by 53,113 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).   
  60. 2020 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 475,503 confirmed cases, 8,715 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,865 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,215 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 54,205 confirmed cases, 1,548 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, New Jersey: 180,776 confirmed number of cases, 15,798 confirmed number of deaths, and like other Blue States, NO number of confirmed recoveries.  What’s up, Governor “Slimy Phil” Murphy?  Acting like your typical Blue State governor and concealing the truth?  Nothing to say.  Let gym owners out of jail.     
  61. 2020 Wednesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,539.57, UP 160.29 points (0.61%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,542.94, UP 140.85 points (1.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,258.44, UP 40.00 points (1.24%).  The price of GOLD is $1,961.60 per troy oz., +8.20 (+0.42%) while the price of SILVER is $24.36 per troy ounce, +0.034 (+0.14%).  The price of PLATINUM is $957.90 per troy oz, -0.60 (-0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $2.93 per pound, +0.0105 (+0.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.29 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.05%).
  62.  2021 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 197,305,802 confirmed cases, +654,055, 4,213,045 confirmed deaths, +10,234 and 178,488,441 confirmed recoveries, +408,477.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,577,109 confirmed cases, UP 109,172 from yesterday’s reporting, 628,468 confirmed deaths, UP 412, [viii] and 29,625,197 confirmed recoveries, UP 26,442.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]  
  63. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 310,026 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 94,052 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,942,042 confirmed cases, 64,331 confirmed deaths, and 2,095,763 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,597,290 confirmed cases, 38,896 confirmed deaths, and 2,286,662 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,303 confirmed cases, 534 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 473,868 confirmed cases, 6,162 confirmed deaths, and 230,426 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Massachusetts: they have 718,849 confirmed cases, 18,079 confirmed deaths, and 698,529 confirmed recoveries. [x]    
  65. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 869,063 confirmed cases, 6,466 confirmed deaths, and 847,076 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Equatorial Guinea, 163rd country on the list: 8,880 cases of the virus, 123 confirmed deaths and 8,637 confirmed recoveries. [xi]     
  66. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,084.53, UP 153.60 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,778.26, UP 15.68 points (+0.11%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,419.15, UP 18.51 points (+0.42%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.21 per barrel, -0.44 (-0.60%).  The price of GOLD is $1,827.50 per troy oz., -3.70 (-0.20%) while the price of SILVER is $25.63 per troy ounce, -0.16 (-0.61%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,052.10 per troy oz, -15.70 (-1.42%) while the price of COPPER is $4.50 per pound, -0.02 (-0.53%). [xii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,656.18 per troy oz, +10.19 (+0.39%). [xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $752,500.00 per CNY/T, +32,500.00 (+4.52%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,595.50 per USD/T, +42.00 (+1.64%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Guyana Dollar, one greenback equals 207.14 and in Haitian Gourde, a buck equals 94.16 and in Honduran Lempira, one dollar equals 23.68 of theirs. [xv]       
  67. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.346 per gallon, $2.979 in Florida, $4.089 in Hawaii, and $3.842 in Washington state. [xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Indiana: $3.114.  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- Philippines: $4.590 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,579,970,824,046 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Israel, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Poland with $51 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 128 for the gibbering jackal of a ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka Willie Brown’s Mattress, aka the screeching jabberwocky of the rain forest, aka the howling midnight marsupial to be in charge of the southern border and to have done little to nothing about it.  It’s also her 34th day since her one and only visit to the border and to have done nothing about it but wait- she released an 18-page report today.  The report does nothing about re-igniting the border wall construction, it does nothing to stop the tidal wave of illegal aliens into the country, nor does it do anything about rounding up this human fecal matter and deporting it out of the country.  No, it will TRY to address the same issues in the Northern Triangle that every administration since the late 1980s tried to address and ONLY- we repeat- ONLY President Donald J. Trump fixed.   Get Trump back into the White House.  NOW.
  69. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Here are the numbers for the illegal alien invasion as of today as presented by One America News, an extremely brave and informative network.  First, here is the cost this day of caring for all these illegal aliens: $519,267,008.  Second, here is the cost this year of caring for the illegal aliens in custody: $229,560,434,688.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal alien invaders who have flooded into the United States just this year: 2,352,810.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegal aliens currently residing in the U.S. sucking away at the teats of the American taxpayers: 36,352,808.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Note- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has said since the blog’s first inception on July 29, 2009- twelve long years ago today- that the numbers of illegal aliens back then was around 35-50 million whereas now- we believe they are closer to 75-100 million illegals, people that need to be scooped up and deported ASAP.  Newsmax reports that more countries are sending illegals to the United States.  As if we didn’t have enough.
  70. : COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Today we learn that 12 members and/or staff of the Major League Baseball team the Washington Nationals have tested positive for the ‘VID, only one of whom was unvaccinated.  And the health authorities claim that breakthrough cases are RARE.  It sounds more likely to us that once one gets vaccinated for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu; one becomes much more susceptible to this Chi-Com shit than if they haven’t had the vaccine.  Until we learn more, they can talk about VACCINE MANDATES all they want but folks, people are not going to continue taking this crap sitting down.
  71. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– The Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said today that ‘COVID-19 vaccine passports could be the way forward.’  Back at ya, Rep. Daniel Perez, R-FL 116th congressional district, says that ‘choice, not mandates, a priority in combatting the Chi-Vi.’  Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has instructed her personal ‘Pelosi Police—her form of the Joestapo- to arrest visitors and staff who refuse to wear masks on the House side of the Congress.  Wow.  Rep. Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd congressional district, labeled Pelosi’s mask mandate ‘tyrannical.’  Amen.
  72. : Health and Medical Alerts– The Centers for Disease Control says that Americans should wear masks in 70-percent of America’s counties.  Elsewhere, on Fox News Channel this evening with Judge Janine Pirro filling in for Sean Hannity, it was reported that TWO whistleblowers at Ft. Bliss in Texas were ordered by their higher-ups to cover up the horrendous numbers of COVID-19 infections running amok through the concentration camps holding the little illegal alien brats.  The Joestapo gave orders NOT to share true numbers with the media even as healthcare workers and CBP officials and others providing care to the illegal alien invaders were taking the pandemic out of the holding pens and to their homes where they were infecting their families.  Time to lay in minefields and other anti-personnel traps along the entire southern border.  NOW.  Build the wall, deport them all, and put the Bidenistas- including the head guy and his saggy-skinned wife- and their supporters into federal prisons.
  73. 2021 Thursday K: Joe Biden News I– Republican senators sent drooling Joe Biden a letter today demanding he not host POS Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, a known terrorist, at the White House.  (Note- Joe most likely will).  Speaking of slobbering Joe, a new poll says that his support has plummeted to 46-percent among voters and Rasmussen says that 59-percent of American voters blame the senile old fogey for rising inflation.  (Note- we think old Joe is going to end up like Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu did following the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe). 
  74. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden Regime News I– Following the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, the Federal Bureau of Investigation descended upon some businesses in Florida today seeking God knows what.  Meanwhile, landlords across the country are suing the Biden regime over its extension of the highly unfair evictions moratorium rules regarding COVID-19.   Stumbling old Joe asked Congress today to extend the dubious moratorium that is set to expire this week.  Finally, Democrats are delirious today as first-time jobless claims last week fell to 400,000.  Woo-oo!
  75. : Political News I– Well-known, racist Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, DS-RI, still won’t slam the ALL-WHITE restricted beach club of which he is a member, even when Black Lives Matter trash threaten him with violence.  What is it about these frigging Democrats that they do all kinds of racist, bigoted stuff and most of the time there is no price they have to pay for their prejudice?  If Whitehouse were a Republican, he would already be out of the U.S. Senate and on the way back to his, uh, private ALL-WHITE beach club to spend the remainder of his days.
  76. 2021 Thursday N: Political News II– Senator Kyrsten Sinema, DS-AZ, under assault by the likes of Sandy “The Fly” Cortez, aka AOC, and her fellow squad members, says she ‘won’t support the reconciliation bill being pushed by the loony tunes Democratic-Socialists.’  Amen!  Speaking of left-wing lunatics, Senator Bernie Sanders former political PAC- Our Revolution- a communist far, far, far-left group- is rebranding into ‘Pragmatic Progressives’ because it’s clear the old warhorse from Vermont won’t be running for president again.  What fun!
  77. 2021 Thursday O: Political News III– Washington, D.C. Police Department is going to hire 170 new law enforcement officers.  Meanwhile, Rep. Fred Keller, R-PA 12th congressional district, told Newsmax today that Joe Biden’s actions don’t jibe with his words on ‘buying American.’   In other news, Trump supporters raised $7.5 million for the Arizona 2020 Election Audit.  Speaking of Arizona, the third recount has been completed and the ballots will be heading back to their storage site.  (Speaking of election integrity, Joe Biden’s DOJ is launching a task force to investigate threats against (Democratic) election officials).  Next, conservatives want to see RINO hacks Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger booted from the Republican ranks.  (Note- they’re Democrats- Leader McCarthy, send them packing!)
  78. 2021 Thursday P: Miscellaneous News I– Apparently an entity known as “Jetpack Man” is back buzzing Los Angeles International Airport, aka LAX.  Seems like it might be time to shoot this bastard down before he causes a horrendous collision between airliners or with an airliner.  Meanwhile, Rep. Scott Perry, R-PA 10th congressional district, is encouraging his fellow Americans NOT to buy NBA or other sports apparel manufactured by Chi-Com slave labor in Xinjiang Province where the concentration camps are.
  79. 2021 Thursday Q: Observation of the Day– Joe Biden is rapidly becoming to the U.S. what Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom is to California: a LOSER.  Joe is unifying people of all political parties against him with wide open borders, constant insults and anger, and failed policies just as Governor Newsom has people from the far left to the far right uniting together to get him the f**k out of office.  Instead of trying to do something to help the people he was elected to govern, neither Joe nor “Nazi” Newsom can get out of their own way.  This is WHY both of them want to bring illegal aliens to every part of the state or country so they can spread COVID-19 and perhaps allow them to steal the recall election in the Golden State and the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.  We think neither one can save himself and we cannot wait until Recall Election Day in September to boot Newsom out of office and into the nearest dumpster.
  80. 2022 Friday: This past Tuesday, President Donald J. Trump gave a barnburner of a speech in Washington, D.C.  Unlike his rally appearances, this speech hammered away at the Biden regime and the Democrats point by stellar point by stellar point.  IF I were the Dems- and their RINO sycophants- I would be afraid, deathly afraid.  The second time around is going to be far different than the first was, and I would liken President Trump’s second time around as being close to British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.  Churchill save the Brits from the Nazis, the Fascists, and the Imperial Japanese and their allies, whereas I believe President Trump will save us from the communist scum living amongst us and from the Chi-Coms, the Russians, and their lesser allies.  Remarkable things are coming over the horizon, which is why this November, we must send the Democrats packing along with their scumbag RINO allies.  Please, let me know what you think- Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

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This artwork is #0906 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Sky.”  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.  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.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  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 stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, 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- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The Beach Boys released a jam-packed 3-CD set: “Sounds of Summer: The Very Best of the Beach Boys” on June 10, 2003.  This set has approximately 80 tunes on it, big hits, not-so-big-hits, B-sides, unreleased, and archival tunes all lovingly compiled by Capitol Records with all sorts of additions with which to sweeten the pot- plus a DVD.    IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much delicious fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We look forward to promoting the music of Thin Lizzy when we promote the music of U2, sometime within the next 4-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when we do.

[ii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The album, “Help!” appeared on Tuesday, 15-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

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

[iv] 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.

[v] 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.

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

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

[viii] 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)

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

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

[xi] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

209. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2022

2007 Saturday: Leave it to President George W. Bush to be up to no good yet again: he is pressuring congress to pass a bill that will permit BIG BROTHER to expand the list of surveillance targets so that government can monitor everyone and everything. WTF is wrong with you, George?

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209. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2022:

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U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey; the Allman Brothers Band, the Band, Deep Purple featuring Steve Morse, Electric Flag featuring Mike Bloomfield, Free featuring Simon Kirke, the Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd featuring Richard “Rick” Wright, and T-Rex featuring Steve Peregrine Took:

  1. 199 Sunday: The reign of the 14th Roman Catholic Pope St. Victor I ends and that of his successor- the 15th Roman Catholic Pontiff St. Zephyrinus begins.  St. Victor became pontiff on May 26, 189, and led his flock on its holy journey to enter Heaven while St. Zephyrinus led his flock from today until December 20, 217.
  2. 1057 Tuesday: The reign of the 153rd Roman Catholic Pope Victor II ends on this date.  He first became Vicar of Christ on April 13, 1055.
  3. 1148 Wednesday: The Crusaders attack the city of Damascus, Syria.
  4. 1540 Sunday: King Henry VIII’s chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, was executed on the same day that Henry married his fifth wife, Catherine Howard.
  5. 1717 Wednesday: King Frederick Wilhelm I of Prussia orders compulsory education for all children aged 5 to 12.
  6. 1794 Monday: Maximillian Robespierre, a leading figure in the French Revolution who sent many to their deaths on the guillotine met his fate on the same instrument of execution on this date.   Like most revolutionaries, they never quit when they’re ahead and thus become victims of the mobs they created.  POS.
  7. 1808 Thursday: The 30th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mahmud II succeeds his predecessor- the 29th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mustafa IV as leader of the Ottoman Empire.
  8. 1821 Saturday: Peru declared its independence from Spain on this date.  Alas, for Spain, the blows keep coming from various of its Latin American colonies.
  9. 1866 Saturday: Congress legalizes the use of the metric system for the standardization of weights and measures throughout the United States.
  10. 1868 Tuesday: The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, which grants citizenship to former slaves.
  11. 1896 Tuesday: City planners incorporate the city of Miami, Florida, on this date.
  12. 1898 Thursday: During the Spanish-American War, Spanish forces on the island of Puerto Rico surrender to U.S. forces.
  13. 1914 Tuesday: World War I began as Austro-Hungary declared war on Serbia.  A Serbian thug assassinated the Archduke Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, while they were on a good will tour in Sarajevo and the Austro-Hungarians had no choice to invade that pestilent hellhole and exact revenge.
  14. 1915 Wednesday: United States troops invade the island of Haiti and remain there until 1924.  Meanwhile, in New York City, 10,000 blacks march down 5th Avenue protesting lynchings of their fellows in the United States.
  15. 1917 Saturday: A silent parade takes place in New York City by black Americans protesting the murders of blacks in numerous race riots around the United States.
  16. 1928 Saturday: The Summer Olympics opened in Amsterdam.
  17. 1932 Thursday: Federal troops forcibly dispersed the so-called “Bonus Army” of World War I veterans who had gathered in Washington, D.C., to demand payments they were NOT scheduled to receive until 1945.
  18. 1941 Monday: The U.S. House of Representatives approved the plans for the Pentagon.   Elsewhere, future 81st U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey is born.  A Republican, Mukasey would serve under President George W. Bush from November 09, 2007, to January 20, 2009.
  19. 1942 Tuesday: At Minsk in Belorussia during World War II, the Nazis and their Axis allies murder more than 10,000 Jews contained in the city’s ghetto.  Elsewhere, L. A. Thatcher received a patent for the coin-operated mailbox, a device that stamped envelopes when a customer inserted money.
  20. 1943 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt announced the end of coffee rationing, which had limited people to one pound of coffee every five weeks since it began in November 1942.  Meanwhile, Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini resigns his position as head of the nation.  Finally, future keyboardist with Pink Floyd[i], Richard “Rick” Wright, is born in Hatch End, Middlesex, England, on this date as is future guitarist with the Electric Flag[ii], Mike Bloomfield, who is born in Chicago, Illinois.
  21. 1944 Friday: Adolf Hitler sends four divisions from the South of France to the Normandy-area battlefield.   The Fuhrer knows what his generals tried to tell him, that NORMANDY is the invasion zone, not the Pas-de-Calais.  By this point, the Allies have built up such a massive force that once they break out of the area and through the hedgerows, the road to Paris will be wide open…
  22. 1945 Saturday: A U.S. Army bomber crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building in New York City, killing 14 people and injuring many more.  Meanwhile, the Senate voted 89-2 ratifying the United Nations Charter.
  23. 1949 Thursday: Simon Kirke, future drummer of two British rock bands, Free and Bad Company[iii], was born on this date in Lambeth, London, England, as is future member of T-Rex[iv], Steve Peregrine Took who was born in in Eltham, London.  He performed guitars, bass, drums, and percussion with the famed Glam-Rock band.
  24. 1951 Saturday: The Walt Disney film, “Alice in Wonderland” hits movie theaters nationwide.
  25. 1954 Wednesday: Steve Morse—future guitarist with the British rock band, Deep Purple[v], was born on this date in Hamilton, Ohio.  He would replace such luminaries as Richie Blackmore, Tommy Bolin, and others.
  26. 1959 Tuesday: In preparation for statehood, Hawaiians voted to send the first Chinese American, Hiram L. Fong, to the U.S. Senate and the first Japanese American, Democrat Daniel K. Inouye, to the U.S. House of Representatives.
  27. 1965 Wednesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson orders 50,000 more U.S. troops to Vietnam, which increased the number of personnel stationed there from 75,000 to 125,000.  
  28. 1973 Saturday: Six-hundred-thousand people attend the Watkins Glen Summer Jam Music Festival in upstate New York.  Performing at the event were the Allman Brothers Band[vi], the Band[vii], and the Grateful Dead[viii].  
  29. 1976 Wednesday: An earthquake devastated northern China, killing at least 242,000 people according to an official estimate.
  30. 1982 Wednesday: San Francisco becomes the first city in the United States to (illegally) ban handguns.  Patriots, however, continue to carry firearms even though the law now criminalizes the action—screw San Francisco!
  31. 1984 Saturday: The Los Angeles Summer Olympics opened to the public on this date.
  32. 1989 Friday: Israeli commandoes abducted a pro-Iranian POS Shiite Muslim cleric, Sheik Abdul-Karim Obeid from his home in south Lebanon; however, as part of a prisoner swap in 2004, he gained his freedom (when the Israelis should have hung him).
  33. 1990 Saturday: Political newcomer and upset winner Alberto Fujimori was sworn in for his first term as president of Peru.
  34. 1995 Friday: A jury in Union, South Carolina, rejected the death penalty for Susan Smith, sentencing her instead to life in prison for drowning her two young sons.  Unfortunately, the worthless bitch will be eligible for parole in 2024.
  35. 1998 Tuesday: Serbian military forces seized the Kosovo town of Malisevo.   Meanwhile, in the United States, Monica Lewinsky received blanket immunity from prosecution to testify before a grand jury about her relationship with President Bill Clinton.
  36. 2002 Sunday: Nine coal miners trapped in a flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset, Pennsylvania, were rescued after 77 hours underground.
  37. 2003 Monday: Rebels in Liberia captured Buchanan, the country’s second largest city.  All hell has been breaking loose across the country formed by former U.S. slaves.
  38. 2004 Wednesday: The Democrat Party nominates John F. Kerry as its presidential candidate.  This walking, talking drooling moron would stagger on like Lurch from the Adams Family and go down in smoking defeat.  However, the Democrats would screech like the wimps they are that the ‘election was fraudulent and that the Republicans stole it.’
  39. 2005 Thursday: Sadly, a lab in Canada specializing in DNA shares some sad news with the world today: hair samples supposedly yanked from an encounter with a sasquatch turn out to be from nothing more than a bison.  Damn!
  40. 2006 Friday: Actor-director Mel Gibson went into an anti-Semitic tirade as he was being arrested in Malibu on suspicion of drunken driving; Gibson later apologized and was sentenced to probation and alcohol treatment.
  41. 2007 Saturday: Leave it to President George W. Bush to be up to no good yet again: he is pressuring congress to pass a bill that will permit BIG BROTHER to expand the list of surveillance targets so that government can monitor everyone and everything.  WTF is wrong with you, George?
  42. 2008 Monday: President George W. Bush received Pakistan’s new Prime Minister, Yousef Raza Gillani, at the White House, praising him as a dependable partner in confronting terrorism.  Elsewhere, four suicide bombers believed to be women struck a Shiite pilgrimage in Baghdad and a Kurdish protest rally in northern Iraq, killing at least 57 people and wounding nearly 300.    
  43. 2009 Tuesday: The Senate Judiciary Committee approved Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be the U.S. Supreme Court’s first Hispanic justice, over nearly solid Republican opposition.  Meanwhile, anti-abortion activist Scott Roeder pleaded NOT GUILTY in Wichita, Kan., to killing late-term abortion provider George Tiller aka “The Baby Killer.”  Roeder later was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.
  44. 2010 Wednesday: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of California, responds to a fiscal state of emergency by requiring most state employees to take three days of unpaid leave per month.  Elsewhere, as Arizona plans to begin implementing SB 1070 which will allow all law enforcement officers to ask the citizenship status of people they pull over or stop on the street, federal Judge Susan Bolton slaps a stop order on it.  Besides requiring law enforcement to check the status, it also requires illegal aliens to carry identification and to present it to all law enforcement requested.  Damned Obama administration. 
  45. 2011 Thursday: Astronomers identify a Trojan asteroid orbiting on the same path as the Earth around the Sun; it poses no danger to Earth because it sits in a gravitational ‘sweet spot’.  Meanwhile, as the Obama administration continues its fight to get the debt ceiling raised so it can continue its out-of-control spending spree, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, RINO-OH, puts the kibosh on a vote on the floor to do just that.  He says, ‘maybe tomorrow.’  Democrats are going berserk.
  46. 2012 Saturday: The U-550, a sunken German U-Boat, is discovered off the cost of Massachusetts.  Elsewhere, the Syrian army launches an armored assault against jihadist elements controlling the key town of Aleppo.  Meanwhile, clashes between rival ethnic groups in southern Ethiopia led to at least 18 deaths and another 12 poor souls injured.
  47. 2013 Sunday: In Mali, voters go to the polls on this date to select new leaders.  Elsewhere, Pope Francis’ historic trip to his home continent of South America ended after a marathon week in Brazil.  Meanwhile, an armed thug stole a $136 million diamond collection from a jewelry show at the Carlton International Hotel in Cannes, France.  
  48. 2014 Monday: In the United States, the Obama administration announces that the Russians through the test-firing of a new type of cruise missile have violated the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty; Vladimir Putin asserts ‘No such thing occurred.’  Meanwhile, Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk, 93, the last surviving member of the Enola Gay crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, died in Stone Mountain, Ga., on this date.
  49. 2015 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, Barack Obama becomes the first U.S. president to address the African Union, which includes 54 nations as members; the president emphasized the importance of growing economies, reducing corruption, increasing education, gay rights, and instituting democracy.
  50. 2016 Thursday:  News hits the cycle that the cops involved in the death of Freddie Gray, a well-known thug in Baltimore, are not going to face any charges.   Elsewhere, at the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton accepts the nomination of her party for president.  Speakers at tonight’s big fiesta include Governor John Hickenlooper, DS-CO, Governor Tom Wolf, DS-PA, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo, DS-NY, Governor Mark Dayton, DS-MN, former first daughter and dimwit, Chelsea Clinton, and other notables.  Meanwhile, President Barack Hussein Obama calls on his fellow Democrats to support Hillary Rodham Clinton.
  51. 2017 Friday:  In the U.S. Senate, the GOP attempted to repeal Obamacare via a ‘skinny vote’ yet Sen. John McCain, a Republican, joins the Democrats to vote the measure down, final vote 51-49.  What a POS.  Barack Hussein Obama[ix] beat Sen. McCain like an old drum on Election Day in 2016, belittled him over the years, and yet, the old war horse- hating Donald Trump as much as he does- voted to keep the signature legislation of his political enemy.  Damned flipping RINOS!  Meanwhile, President Trump appoints General John Kelly his new chief-of-staff. [x]  
  52. 2018 Saturday: Having burnt more than 80,000 acres in its path, the out-of-control Carr Fire reaches Redding, California, claiming at least 5 lives, injuring countless others, and destroying numerous properties.  The liberal Democrats screech “GLOBAL WARMING!” yet everyone knows it is poor forest management as stipulated by the Democratic Party as well as their loathness about building dams and constructing water reclamation projects.
  53. 2019 Sunday: The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, is outed as the first guest editor at the United Kingdom version of Vogue Magazine, the first guest in 103 years.  She would bear partial responsibility with her husband, Prince Harry, for damaging the British Royal Family.  That is what you get when you marry an American skank.
  54. 2020 Tuesday: Much to the delight of their uber-left base, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee overseeing ‘oversight’ on the Dept. of Justice rip U.S. Attorney-General Bill Barr a new one by asking questions and then disallowing the AG to answer them properly.  The amount of political grandstanding was absolutely horrible but then, those are the Democratic-Socialists who are destroying our country.  GOP committee members did their best to even the score but that becomes impossible when there are more, angry, hateful Dems on the committee than Republicans.  Elsewhere, “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s Prevagen must be working because after giving a speech, he even answered some questions, going off-script several times but not quite as much as we are generally used to seeing so either his handlers were putting in answers to pre-asked questions or the former vice president had a brief moment of lucidity.  He promised to make his VP choice known next week.
  55. 2020 Tuesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 16,660,138 confirmed cases, UP by 263,184 cases, 658,813 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,911 deaths, and 9,699,116 confirmed recoveries, UP by 186,555 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,426,281 confirmed cases, UP by 58,202 new cases, 151,374 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,175 new deaths, and 2,151,219 confirmed recoveries, UP by 841,971 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries seems somewhat impossible as every day, the listed number of recoveries is extremely low.  Perhaps more states have reported recoveries yet if you look at the breakdown of the states, far fewer have reported so something is going on…).   
  56. 2020 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 466,550 confirmed cases, 8,518 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,757 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,205 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 54,205 confirmed cases, 1,548 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: 412,878 confirmed number of cases, 25,126 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 honest numbers you suck-eyed blowfish, especially of the senior citizens you have killed.  Shame on you.    
  57. 2020 Tuesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,378.28, DOWN 205.49 points (-0.77%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,402.09, DOWN 134.18 points (-1.27%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,218.44, DOWN 20.97 points (-0.65%).  The price of GOLD is $1,948.70 per troy oz., +4.50 (+0.21%) while the price of SILVER is $24.33 per troy ounce, +0.03 (+0.12%).  The price of PLATINUM is $974.50 per troy oz, -11.70 (-1.19%) while the price of COPPER is $2.91 per pound, -0.0055 (-0.19%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.05 per barrel, +0.01 (+0.02%).
  58. 2021 Wednesday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 196,613,852 confirmed cases, +631,620, 4,202,371 confirmed deaths, +10,014 and 178,003,762 confirmed recoveries, +361,403.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,467,137 confirmed cases, UP 114,214 from yesterday’s reporting, 628,056 confirmed deaths, UP 705,[xi] and 29,598,755 confirmed recoveries, UP 20,860.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xii]  
  59. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 309,614 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 94,464 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  60. 2021 Wednesday 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: 3,932,008 confirmed cases, 64,331 confirmed deaths, and 2,095,763 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,579,701 confirmed cases, 38,840 confirmed deaths, and 2,285,522 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,069 confirmed cases, 532 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 471,802 confirmed cases, 6,144 confirmed deaths, and 229,976 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Indiana: they have 768,624 confirmed cases, 13,993 confirmed deaths, and 735,115 confirmed recoveries. [xiii]    
  61. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 867,240 confirmed cases, 6,462 confirmed deaths, and 845,831 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Channel Islands, 162nd area on the list: 8,926 cases of the virus, 86 confirmed deaths and 5,831 confirmed recoveries. [xiv]     
  62. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,930.93, DOWN 127.59 points (-0.36%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,762.58, UP 102.01 points (+0.70%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,400.64, DOWN 0.82 points (-0.019%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.41 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.03%).  The price of GOLD is $1,807.20 per troy oz., +7.50 (+0.42%) while the price of SILVER is $25.07 per troy ounce, +0.19 (+0.76%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,067.50 per troy oz, +9.40 (+0.89%) while the price of COPPER is $4.48 per pound, -0.01 (-0.11%).[xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,631.80 per troy oz, +2.48 (+0.09%).[xvi] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $752,500.00 per troy oz., +32,500.00 (+4.52%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,523.00 per troy oz., +36.50 (+1.47%). [xvii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Gibraltar Pound, one greenback equals 0.72 and in Guatemalan Quetzal, a buck equals 7.74 and in Guinean Franc, one dollar equals 9,711.00 of theirs. [xviii]        
  63. 2021 Wednesday 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 and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.336 per gallon, $2.978 in Florida, $4.087 in Hawaii, and $3.839 in Washington state. [xix]    Let’s look at one other location- Illinois: $3.395.  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- Mali: $4.572 per U.S. Gallon.[xx]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,575,821,402,785 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Netherlands, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Israel with $49 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  64. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, by our count, today is Day No. 127 for the purported ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the unmitigated disaster along our southern border and to have done absolutely NOTHING about it other than to say some stupid stuff here and then begin cackling like a rural crow.  It’s also Day No. 33 since her one and only visit to the border to view the crisis firsthand.  What an embarrassment to not only the country but to the entire flipping world.   Next, here are the numbers as presented by Pro-Freedom One America News: first, here is the cost this day for caring for the invaders: $584,652,608.  Second, here is the cost for caring for the alien invaders this year: $228,529,913,856.  Third, here is the number of illegal aliens who swept across the border just this year: 2,342,248.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE number of illegals estimated to be lurking within the shadows of the United States as we speak: 36,342,248.  Note- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has said from our inception back in the early spring of 2009 that the numbers THEN were around 35-50 million illegal aliens whereas now, we believe the numbers are closer to 75-to-100 million frigging illegal aliens.  Round them up, brand them, and then deport every single flipping one of the scoundrels back to the s—hole countries from whence they came.  NOW.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  65. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– The moron governor of California- Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom- struggling to keep his job- today granted Medi-Cal insurance to ALL illegal aliens in the state over the age of 50 which is around 250,000 of them at taxpayer costs.  We hope to get you out of office and then begin rounding this refuse up and sending it back to whence it came.  Bastards.
  66. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Imprisoned freedom fighter Alexei Navalny is urging ALL Russians to mobilize ahead of the September elections.   In other news, the fifth high-ranking Cuban military officer or politician has mysteriously died.  They must have been standing with the Cuban people against the totalitarian, communist government.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms are courting the Taliban so they can come into the hellhole of a country and rape it of its natural resources while constructing their Belt and Road communist takeover project.  (We hope the Chi-Coms become embroiled in yet another war in the so-called ‘graveyard of empires’ for at least 40 years- it would serve them right).   In other overseas news, for some unknown reason, Joe Biden is imposing NEW SANCTIONS on Syria.  Uh, okay.  WHY?  They are NOT our problem.
  67. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The National Football League is going to require vaccinated players to wear RED wristbands and unvaccinated players to wear YELLOW wristbands (while terminating coaches and staff who won’t get the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines).   In other Chi-Vi news, the U.S. House of Representatives physician, Dr. Brian Monahan, a Pelosi hack, has ordered EVERYONE to wear masks in the House.  NO exceptions.  Meanwhile, so-called ‘rare’ BREAKTHROUGH cases of the Chi-Vi are slamming into fully vaccinated citizens, something mumbling, stumbling old ‘Cho-Mo Joe’ Biden says is ‘impossible.’    
  68. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– In other Xi Jinping Bat Flu news, vaccinated U.S. travelers won’t have to quarantine upon arrival in Great Britain. Wow.  Elsewhere, New York City Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio gave up on giving people a free bag of French fries and is now offering $100 to anyone who will go out and get vaccinated.  F**k him.  Elsewhere, intelligent politicians and medical professionals have pointed out that the rates of hospitalizations for the China Virus are a better indicator as to how bad the ongoing pandemic is which means it is NOT as bad as what the Democrats are pushing because fewer people are being hospitalized for the Kung Flu.  Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci says he’s ‘not flipflopped, no, the virus has changed.’  Elsewhere, Dr. Alan Dershowitz, famed legal scholar, author, and professor said to Newsmax that the ‘courts will likely back COVID-19 vaccination mandates.’  Scary.  MARK OF THE BEAST to be sure… (Interesting note- Forbes Magazine reports that there are 40 NEW BILLIONAIRES who have become fabulously wealthy from the Chi-Com lab-generated pandemic).
  69. 2021 Wednesday K: Health and Medical Alerts– Meanwhile, as more images of COVID-19-infected illegal aliens appear across the country, more and more Americans on all sides of the political aisle are growing increasingly angrier.  There are reports of sick illegals being dumped all across the U.S.- most notably in RED states and cities- and left in the streets.  There, they spread not only the Wuhan Virus but other foul and detestable diseases that can or are causing a national health emergency.  A national reckoning is coming and it’s coming soon and with House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s margin being slashed to just THREE with the election of Republican Jake Ellzey, R-TX 6th congressional district, we hope that reckoning is coming and it’s coming soon.
  70. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News I– Top Democrats are encouraging brain-dead Joe Biden to negate $50,000 loan debt per student borrower.  This is more money the federal government is going to borrow from the Chi-Coms.  Talk about a National Security issue.  Man, oh, man.   In other news, the new DEATH TAX the Democratic-Socialist Party is proposing could cost 1 million jobs and $1 trillion of U.S. GDP over the next 10 years.  WTF is wrong with these SOBs?   In other news, Senate Republicans have agreed to $1 trillion in infrastructure spending. 
  71. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News II– Former Rep. Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district, said of House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, that she ‘stacked the January 06, 2021 (sham) select committee’ with a bunch of party apparatchiks and RINO Republicans.  Speaking of Mumbles, Rep. Chip Roy, R-TX 21st congressional district, lit up the House speaker over her demand that everyone wear masks while allowing millions of illegals into the country and then distributing them across the United States without masks and COVID-19 tests.  WTF is up with that?
  72. 2021 Wednesday N: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– An imbecile named Thomas Patrick Connally Jr. was charged in a Maryland federal court with threatening to murder Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and his family as well as the National Institute of Health director, Dr. Francis Collins.  Apparently, the bonehead was sending threatening emails to Dr. Fauci, Dr. Collins, and to others and now must pay the piper.  There are always some in every crowd.  We would never call for anyone to be attacked, assaulted, raped, robbed, or beaten.  Like Democrats, we might participate in schadenfreude as do the Dems and frankly, millions of their supporters, we would never encourage any illegal act, even when we jokingly talk about ‘lead to the back of the head’ in the Annual Lavrentiy Beria contests.  It’s all for a hoot.  In other crime news, BIG DEMOCRAT donor (and big friend of the Clintons) Ed Buck from West Hollywood, California, was convicted on all nine counts of giving methamphetamine to young black men for sex, two of whom died.  Wow.   Finally, in Joe Biden’s America, convicted pedophile and rapist Dr. Larry Nassar received COVID-19 stimulus checks but has yet to pay restitution to his victims.  ONLY in Joe Biden’s America…speaking of Joe’s America, the Department of Justice is dropping investigations into nursing home deaths in Michigan and New York.
  73. 2021 Wednesday O: Big Tech News– Apple beats fiscal Q3 earnings expectations.  Likewise, Alphabet- the parent company of Google- is reporting surging ad revenues.   Speaking of Google, they are delaying the return of employees to their office while mandating ALL employees get one of the Chi-Vi vaccines before they do or to find another job.
  74. 2021 Wednesday P: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– Sadly, today, famed bassist and vocalist with the ‘Little ole Band from Texas’- ZZ Top- Dusty Hill died in his sleep this morning at the age of 72.  He died in Houston, Texas, and his death was reported by his two band mates, Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard.  According to his wishes, the band will continue to perform their fiery brand of Texas-Deep South Blues.  God bless you, Dusty, have a glorious afterlife!
  75. 2021 Wednesday Q: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3581 what with a $11 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 20, 24, 32, 35, 39, and Mega 25.  Out of 85,662 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $7,862 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Valero, Salinas, CA 93906; (2) Smart & Final in Goleta, CA 93117; (3) Raley’s in Sacramento, CA 95826; and (4) Shell in Palmdale, CA 93551.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #867 with a jackpot of $186 million up for grabs: 25, 30, 53, 59, 60, and Powerball 05.  Stick around for the results.  Update: Out of 77,278 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $10,200.
  76. 2022 Thursday: California’s incredibly stupid governor, pretty boy Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, has bitten off far more than his pursy little lips can chew: he has launched ads against Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida and Greg Abbott of Texas.  For some reason known only to his petulant little mind, Governor Newsom seems to believe he has a record on which to run.  Wrong!  His record is one of failure and the ONLY reason he survived his recall election is because the GOP did not get behind any of his opponents seeking to unseat the little prick.  I have said it before and will say it yet again: California is not a LOST state.  We are a state waiting to explode.  IF only the GOP would come in here and help us push Brian Dahle across the finish line, we could get this bum out of office.  Perhaps if the GOP won’t do it, we cannot wait to see the ads the governors of Texas and Florida are going to launch at him come late October.  Going to be some grisly but hilarious s**t, we expect.  Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0905 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Canyon Land.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  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.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  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 stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, 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- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The Beach Boys record label released “Carl and the Passions- So Tough” and “Holland” on one compact disc on April 21, 2003.  Here is the overview of each: The next album by the Beach Boys marked a distinct move into much more social consciousness that began on the preceding album.  The Beach Boys were touring college and university campuses, were all about conservation, the grandfather of today’s loony tunes ‘green movement.’  Beards were getting longer, hair well past the collars and what with the departure of Bruce Johnston- asked to leave because he would not grow a beard, embrace Transcendental Meditation- the band brought into South African musicians, BLACK MUSICIANS to complete the social consciousness move.  Thus, we have a new album, “Carl and the Passions- So Tough,” an album that came out on May 15, 1972.  The band now featured Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), Blondie Chapin (guitars, vocals), and Ricky Fataar (drums and vocals- Dennis was having hand problems due to a major cut that prevented him from pounding the skins).  Next, here is the overview of “Holland”:  The next album from the Beach Boys- “Holland”- came out on January 08, 1973 and was one of their best.  The band at this time had abandoned the West Coast for the Atlantic coast- in Holland- and produced some stunning material.  The lineup once again featured Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), Blondie Chapin (guitars, vocals), and Ricky Fataar (drums and vocals).  Every tune on this album is excellent.  For less than $20, you can add not one but two albums to your collection in one shot.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began offering the musi of Pink Floyd beginning on Monday, 20-April-2020 through Sunday, 12-July-2020.  This included not only the band’s music but also that of all five members- Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Rick Wright, and Nicky Mason.

[ii] Not sure when exactly we will present the music of Elvin Bishop along with Electric Flag and Buddy Miles.

[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 hope to promote the music of this famous British band, T-Rex, sometime within the next five years.

[v] 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.

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

[vii] We hope to promote the music of both the Band and its members sometime in the next 10-15 years.  The presentation would include the solo catalogs of Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, and Richard Manuel.

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

[ix] Millions of Americans believe Barack Obama should be disqualified as a president because most believe he was born outside the United States which would ban him from ever seeking the highest office in the land.  At the very least, an asterisk should be placed by his name in all U.S. history books.

[x] We would come to learn later that Gen. John Kelly was a dishonorable man who worked against the Trump agenda instead of working to help his boss.  The man is a disgraceful swamp creature and should spend the rest of his days living in shame.

[xi] 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)

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

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

[xiv] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

202. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2022

Friends, we have said for years now that there is but one way in which this country can deal with the illegal alien invasion- militarize the southern border. We believe minefields, electrified fencing, razor wire, obstacles in the middle of the Rio Grande River right down the dividing line between Mexico and the United States must be emplaced.

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202. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Matthews; U.S. Attorneys General Reverdy Johnson and Janet Reno; U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen; U.S. Treasury Secretary David M. Kennedy; U.S. Senator John Barrasso; Apollo 11; Booker T. & the MGs featuring Lewie Steinberg, Pink Floyd’s “The Wall,” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers featuring Howie Epstein:  

  1. 1002 Wednesday: In the Duchy of Swabia in the Holy Roman Empire, future 152nd Roman Catholic Pope St. Leo IX is born Bruno Von Egisheim-Dagsburg.   He would become pontiff on February 12, 1049 and would guide his global flock from then until April 19, 1054.
  2. 1414 Thursday: In the Republic of Genoa, future 212th Roman Catholic Pope Sixtus IV is born Francesco delia Rovere.  He would become the Vicar of Christ on August 09, 1471, to August 12, 1484.
  3. 1773 Wednesday: Pope Clement XIV- the 249th Roman Catholic pope- issued an order suppressing the Society of Jesus or the Jesuits; however, Pope Pius VII- the 251st Roman Catholic Pope- restored the Society in 1814.
  4. 1798 Saturday: Napoleon Bonaparte’s troops win the “Battle of the Pyramids” in Egypt.
  5. 1824 Wednesday: Future 46th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Matthews is born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on this date.  President James A. Garfield nominated Matthews, a Republican, to fill the seat of another Republican, Noah Haynes Swayne.  Matthews served from May 12, 1881, to March 22, 1889.
  6. 1831 Thursday: Belgium gains its independence from the Netherlands with Leopold I made its king.
  7. 1850 Sunday: The 21st U.S. Attorney General Reverdy Johnson stepped down from office on this date.  A Whig and then a Democrat, he served under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from March 08, 1849, until today.
  8. 1861 Sunday: During the Civil War, the First Battle of Bull Run took place at Manassas, Virginia, resulting in a Confederate victory.
  9. 1898 Thursday: The United States gains Guam from Spain due to the Spanish-American War.
  10. 1904 Thursday: After 13 years, the 4,607-mile Trans-Siberian Railway is completed. 
  11. 1905 Friday: In Randolph, Utah, future 60th U.S. Treasury Secretary David M. Kennedy is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Kennedy would serve under President Richard M. Nixon from January 22, 1969, to February 11, 1971.
  12. 1925 Tuesday: The so-called Monkey Trial ended in Dayton, Tennessee, with John T. Scopes found guilty of violating state law for teaching Darwin’s Theory of Evolution.  However, due to a technicality, the court later overturned the conviction.
  13. 1930 Monday: President Herbert Hoover signed an executive order establishing the Veteran’s Administration, which later became the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  14. 1931 Tuesday: The Reno Racetrack inaugurated the daily double in the United States.
  15. 1938 Thursday: In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, future 18th U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen, is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Bill Clinton from 01-21-1993 to 02-03-1994.  Meanwhile, future 78th U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno is born in Miami, Florida, on this date.  A future Democrat, she, too, would serve under President Bill Clinton March 11, 1993, to January 20, 2001.
  16. 1940 Sunday: The Soviet Union on this date forcibly annexes the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on this date. 
  17. 1944 Friday: U.S. forces landed on the island of Guam during World War II.  Meanwhile, Field Marshal Ewald von Kluge warns Adolf Hitler of the imminent collapse of the Western Front.  Finally, the Democratic National Convention in—where else? —Chicago nominated Senator Harry S. Truman to be vice president.  
  18. 1949 Thursday: The Senate ratified the North Atlantic Treaty on this date.
  19. 1952 Monday: The Democratic National Convention, which nominated Adlai Stevenson for president opened in Chicago, Illinois.  Meanwhile, in Reading, Pennsylvania, future GOP Senator John Barrasso is born.  Representing the state of Wyoming, he would enter the U.S. Senate on 06-25-2007.
  20. 1954 Wednesday: At Geneva, Switzerland, France agrees to the independence of both North and South Vietnam.  
  21. 1955 Thursday: During a summit in Geneva, President Dwight D. Eisenhower presented his “open skies” proposal under which the U.S. and the Soviet Union would trade information on each other’s military facilities and allow aerial reconnaissance.  However, the Soviets said, “Nyet.”  Meanwhile, future longtime bassist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[i] 1982-2002—Howie Epstein—is born on this date in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  22. 1957 Sunday: Althea Gibson becomes the first black to win a major U.S. tennis competition when she won the Women’s National clay-court singles competition.
  23. 1959 Tuesday: The NS Savannah, the first nuclear-powered merchant ship, was christened by First Lady Mamie Eisenhower at Camden, New Jersey.  Elsewhere, the Boston Red Sox become the final team to use a black player, Pumpsie Green.
  24. 1960 Thursday: In Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), the world’s first female head-of-state, Prime Minister Sirima Bandaranaike assumes office.
  25. 1961 Friday: Captain Virgil “Gus” Grissom became the second American to rocket into 1 sub-orbital pattern around the Earth, flying aboard Liberty Bell 7.
  26. 1968 Sunday: After tying for second place in the PGA Championship, Arnold Palmer became the first golfer to earn $1 million in career earnings.
  27. 1969 Monday: Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin blasted off from the moon aboard the ascent stage of the lunar module for docking with the command module on this date.
  28. 1970 Tuesday: Libya orders the confiscation of ALL Jewish property.
  29. 1972 Friday: The Irish Republican Army carried out 32 bombings in Belfast, Northern Ireland, killing nine people and injuring 130 in what became known as “Bloody Friday.”
  30. 1973 Saturday: Israeli agents in Lillehammer, Norway, killed Ahmed Bouchikhi, a Moroccan waiter, in the case of mistaken identity, apparently thinking he was an official with Black September—the group that attacked Israel’s delegation at the 1972 Munich Olympics and killed 11 of that nation’s athletes.  Five members identified as members of the Mossad spy agency served brief prison terms in Norway for murder and were then pardoned.
  31. 1974 Sunday: The House Judiciary Committee approves the Two Articles of Impeachment against President Richard M. Nixon.
  32. 1976 Wednesday: The first outbreak of Legionnaires Disease claims 29 lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  33. 1980 Monday: Draft registration began in the United States for 19-and 20-year-old men.
  34. 1989 Friday: Mike Tyson scores a knockout of Carl “The Truth” Williams in 93 seconds for the WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  With the victory, “Iron Mike” improved his pro record to 37-0 while the loss put Williams’ pro record to 22-3.
  35. 1990 Saturday:  Pink Floyd[ii] performs “The Wall” at the site where the Berlin Wall once stood.   
  36. 1994 Thursday: Britain’s Labor Party elected Tony Blair its new leader, succeeding the late John Smith.
  37. 1996 Sunday: Hockey great Wayne Gretzky signs a deal to play for the New York Rangers for two years.
  38. 1997 Monday: The USS Constitution, which defended the United States during the War of 1812, set sail under its own power for the first time in 116 years.
  39. 1998 Tuesday: Astronaut Alan Shepherd died in Monterey, California, at age 74; elsewhere, actor Robert Young died in Westlake Village, California, at age 91.   
  40. 1999 Wednesday: U.S. Navy divers found and recovered the bodies of John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and sister-in-law, Lauren Bessette, in the wreckage of Kennedy’s plane off Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.
  41. 2000 Friday: Special counsel John C. Danforth concluded “with 100 percent certainty” that the federal government was innocent of wrongdoing in the siege that killed 80 members of the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, in 1993.
  42. 2008 Monday: Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, one of the world’s top war-crimes fugitives was arrested in a Belgrade suburb by Serbian security forces.  He later was sentenced by a U.N. court in 2019 to life imprisonment after being convicted of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes.
  43. 2010 Wednesday: The United States threatens to impose sanctions on North Korea over its presumed and continued nuclear weapons ambitions. 
  44. 2011 Thursday: The Central Bank of Iran announces that it will launch a website in which, it will poll Iranians on planned economic reforms and on changing the nation’s currency.  Meanwhile, the space shuttle Atlantis lands at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the last flight of NASA’s shuttle program.
  45. 2012 Saturday: Illegally excavated Buddhist relics that were recovered by Pakistani police were stolen from a police station in Karachi; the pieces date back to the Gandhara civilization, which existed over 2,000 years ago in Pakistan.
  46. 2013 Sunday: In Scotland, the 2013 Open Championship is won by American golfer Phil Mickelson.
  47. 2014 Monday: To address the flood of unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the Texas border, Governor Rick Perry sends 1,000 National Guard troops to provide border security.  Meanwhile, multiple U.S. food chains in China drop meat supplier Shanghai Husi after reports that the company used expired meat and unsanitary processing conditions; companies include McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Burger King and Starbucks. Finally, President Barack Obama ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who worked for the federal government or for companies holding federal contracts, telling advocates at a White House signing ceremony he embraced the “irrefutable rightness of your cause.”  Good for you, President Obama, for f**king everything up. [iii]   
  48. 2015 Tuesday: Los Angeles County votes to raise the minimum wage from $9 an hour to $15; the pay rate will be for county workers and those working in unincorporated sectors of the county.  Look for numerous jobs to disappear.
  49. 2016 Thursday: In a frenzy, Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan declares a state of emergency that will last for three months.  He does this following a ‘coup attempt’ launched against him by members of his government and his military.  Many believe he orchestrated the entire event as a way of solidifying his grip on power.  We shall see.  Meanwhile, a U.S. airstrike in Syria kills 73 ‘civilians’ as Islamists on the ground report.
  50. 2016 Thursday A: In Memphis, Tennessee, bassist with Booker T. & the MGs- Lewie Steinberg- died at age 82 from cancer.
  51. 2017 Friday: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer hands in his resignation following the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci to the White House communications department.  Spice would go and the Mooch would follow not long afterward.   Meanwhile, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of (Communist) Culture bans Justin Bieber from performing in the country by citing his ‘immoral behavior.’
  52. 2018 Saturday: After protesters go berserk in the streets, the Indian government announces that it will lift a tax on sanitary items. 
  53. 2019 Sunday: Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello announces he will refrain from seeking another term as the island territory’s governor following some imp releasing his online comments speaking negatively of women and homosexuals.  The Cancel Culture strikes again.   Meanwhile, in a significant effort at both virtue signaling and pandering, Marvel Comics announces 10 new superhero films such as Natalie Portman as a female Thor, Mahershala Ali as the new Blade, and Asian-American superhero film, Shang-Chi.  Wow.  Can you not get down on your knees any faster than that?   
  54. 2020 Tuesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 14,774,887 confirmed cases, UP by 166,370 cases, 611,589 confirmed deaths, UP by 3,179 deaths, and 8,340,042 confirmed recoveries, UP by 138,536 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,895,803 confirmed cases, UP by 61,995 new cases, 143,042 confirmed deaths, UP by 441 new deaths, and 1,130,205 confirmed recoveries, UP by 56,879 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).   
  55. 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: 400,769 confirmed cases, 7,769 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,393 confirmed cases, 24 confirmed deaths, and 1,057 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 47,743 confirmed cases, 1,453 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: 408,181 confirmed number of cases, 32,409 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 suck-eyed blowfish.  Shame on you.    
  56. 2020 Tuesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,840.40, UP 159.53 points (+0.60%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,680.36, DOWN 86.73 points (-0.81%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,257.30, UP 5.46 points (+0.17%).  The price of GOLD is $1,844.40 per troy oz., +0.50 (+0.03%) while the price of SILVER is $22.56 per troy ounce, +1.003 (+4.65%).  The price of PLATINUM is $926.10 per troy oz, +7.20 (0.78%) while the price of COPPER is $2.96 per pound, +0.007 (+0.24%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.59 per barrel, -0.33 (-0.79%).
  57. 2020 Tuesday D: On the Southside of Chicago, as a funeral occurs for some gangbangers, another car full of gangbangers conducts a drive-by shooting of the funeral home prompting the attendees of the funeral to draw their guns and begin firing back.  In the ensuing melee, at least 15 to 18 people are shot.  Police recover more than 60 shell casings in the area and by the end of the night, a $15 thousand reward hits the streets for information leading to the identities and arrests of the shooters. 
  58. 2021 Wednesday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 192,788,882 confirmed cases, +527,893, 4,141,891 confirmed deaths, +8,092 and 175,320,778 confirmed recoveries, +394,948.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,146,476 confirmed cases, UP 64,757 from yesterday’s reporting, 625,808 confirmed deaths, UP 363, [iv] and 29,458,403 confirmed recoveries, UP 23,232.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [v]  
  59. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 307,366 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 96,712 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  60. 2021 Wednesday 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: 3,883,672 confirmed cases, 64,157 confirmed deaths, and 2,086,136 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,485,181 confirmed cases, 38,480 confirmed deaths, and 2,271,913 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 39,649 confirmed cases, 524 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 465,230 confirmed cases, 6,114 confirmed deaths, and 229,039 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Georgia: they have 1,153,064 confirmed cases, 21,593 confirmed deaths, and 1,075,347 confirmed recoveries. [vi]    
  61. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 855,552 confirmed cases, 6,454 confirmed deaths, and 839,964 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Lesotho, 155th country on the list: 12,630 cases of the virus, 349 confirmed deaths and 6,616 confirmed recoveries. [vii]     
  62. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,798.00, UP 286.01 points (+0.83%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,631.95, UP 133.01 points (+0.92%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,358.69, UP 35.65 points (+0.82%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.11 per barrel, -0.22 (-0.31%).  The price of GOLD is $1,801.70 per troy oz., -1.70 (-0.09%) while the price of SILVER is $25.36 per troy ounce, +0.10 (+0.40%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,081.00 per troy oz, +5.70 (+0.53%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, +0.01 (+0.16%). [viii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,669.23 per troy oz, +14.97 (+0.56%). [ix] The price of RHODIUM is $18,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $725,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (+0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,457.25 per USD/T, +10.75 (+0.44%). [x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.16.     In Comorian Franc, one greenback equals 417.97 and in Congolese Franc, a buck equals 1,983.03 and in Costa Rican Colón, one dollar equals 618.10 of theirs. [xi]       
  63. 2021 Wednesday 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 and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.321 per gallon, $2.983 in Florida, $4.081 in Hawaii, and $3.836 in Washington state. [xii]    Let’s look at one other location- Colorado: $3.531.  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- Morocco: $4.455 per U.S. Gallon.[xiii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,549,227,505,742 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after South Korea, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Canada with $120 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  64. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Amazing as it might seem to inattentive readers, today is Day No. 120 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 26 since her one and only visit to the border just so she could say, “I’ve been to the border” (but sure as hell have not gone back nor will go back).   The American people deserve better than this cackling hen, this braying jackass, this cawing crow, this howling jackal, this gibbering hyena to be in charge of the most important job in the country: protecting the American people by securing the border from the dregs of the Third World yet ‘Willie Brown’s mattress’ won’t do her flipping job.  Below, you will see the statistics for the Biden Border tribulation as compiled by One America News:
  65. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Thanks to OAN, here are the current stats for the Biden Border Holocaust: (1) Cost this Day for caring for the tidal wave rolling over us from the Third World: $563,965,120.  Just this day, people, imagine what good this money could do for the American people.  Next, (2) Cost this Year of caring for the filth from the Third World: $220,838,002,688.  Yes, this number is correct.  The Democrats would rather spend this money on foreign invaders than on those for whom they claim to care: women, girls, blacks, Latinos, gays, trannys, and Muslims.  Next, (3) here is the number of illegal aliens who have crossed into the U.S. year- 2,263,412.  Finally, here is the CONSERVATIVE LOW ESTIMATE of illegals said to be in the United States: 36,263,412. [xv]  We disagree with this last number: since 2009 when the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day first began tapping out our initial posts, we estimated the number of illegals in the country as between 35-50 million.  However, fast forward 12 years, we believe that number is closer to 75-100 million illegals.  IF we deported all the illegals back to their ratholes, rents and mortgages would plummet, jobs would increase as would wages, our children, grand-children, and great-grand-children would receive better educations, crime would drop, and hospitals and medical centers would provide better service.  However when you have 75-100 million sucking away at the taxpayers’ teats, everything goes to hell.  ROUND THEM UP, IMPRISON THEM, BUILD THE WALL, AND THEN DEPORT THEM ALL.  Our nation is in danger of being overwhelmed by the castoffs of the world’s S-hole countries.
  66. 2021 Wednesday H: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– Rep. Brian Babin, R-TX 36th congressional district says that the Biden regime and the Democrats are ‘shirking their constitutional duty’ by not getting the border under control.   Speaking of the border, we learned today that cases of the Chi-Vi in the Rio Grande Valley are up by a shocking 900-percent.  Shut down the border.  NOW!
  67. 2021 Wednesday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– In the land of the Chi-Coms, a massive flood in the middle portion of the country has left dozens dead and tens of thousands homeless.  Sucks to be them.   Elsewhere, effete French President Emanuel Macron is calling for an investigation into whether Morocco is using Israeli Pegasus spyware to monitor his phone calls.  Speaking of France, Paris is launching its new controversial Chi-Vi vaccine passports across the nation- no shots, no participation in normal life.  Mark of the Beast?  Beginning to look that way, folks…
  68. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– A new poll from Trafalgar says that a vast majority of Americans believe taking the vaccine for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu should be a matter of personal choice and is a matter of personal choice.  Yet Democrats continue trying to steamroll the American people into taking this questionable crap even when the federal VAERS website points out the thousands of deaths and healthcare crises associated with it.  (Yup, we expect the FBI will come banging on the door at some point).  Meanwhile, Liz Harrington- President Donald J. Trump’s spokesperson- said that ‘the Biden regime has NEVER sought help from President Trump on promoting the COVID-19/Chi-Com Flu vaccines.’  Hmmm.
  69. 2021 Wednesday K: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Here’s something truly fascinating: communist George Soros and Bill Gates have bought a major COVID-19 testing company.  Now, we can speculate as to why?  We believe it’s to help the Chi-Coms in their ongoing bid to collect the DNA of all Americans for future nefarious use.   Speaking of the vaccines, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, is defending the rights of Americans to refuse the Bat Flu vaccines.  In other news related to the Wuhan Lab-generated pandemic, Rep. Byron Donalds, R-FL 19th congressional district, says that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci has ‘lost his credibility.’  Good thing that Senator Rand Paul sent a request for a criminal referral against the diminutive doctor to the U.S. Department of Justice seeing as how Doc Fauci lied to Congress on more than one occasion.
  70. 2021 Wednesday L: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News-   Arizona state Senator Wendy Rogers, Republican, is calling for a decertification of the 2020 Presidential Election as the evidence of massive voter fraud and corruption negates the election.  This is bombshell news, news that is sending Democrat politicians howling mad into the wilderness for 100 years.  What was certified has been proven to be inaccurate and the next step is for the Arizona House to submit their request to decertify the most corrupt election in the history of the United States and get the ball rolling to get usurper Joe Biden out of the White House and into an orange jumpsuit.    Likewise, Texas state Republicans are seeking to conduct their own audit of the 13th largest counties where electoral shenanigans occurred.
  71. 2021 Wednesday M: 2020 Election Audit– Meanwhile, as steam begins to build in Pennsylvania for an election audit in that crooked state, Attorney General Josh Shapiro, DS-PA, is doing everything he can to prevent voting machines and software from being turned over to Republican lawmakers.  IF this was the MOST SECURE election in the history of the country, then why NOT hand the requested data and devices over to the GOP?  There is so much information coming out of the Keystone State showing the election reeked of fraud that it would be a good thing to investigate the Democratic Party’s shenanigans.
  72. 2021 Wednesday N: Joe Biden News I– Apparently, Joe Biden had some sort of ‘town hall’ in Ohio earlier today, one in which, he was incoherent as ever.  How long can this nightmare continue with a feeble-minded president who would rather offer ice cream to young girls than try to do his job?  What a national and global embarrassment.   It would be nice if they could sync his decrepit mind with the earpiece directing him.  Zombie!
  73. 2021 Wednesday O: Joe Biden Regime News I– In news we truly don’t believe, the Biden regime’s Department of Education has said it will ‘back off’ trying to stuff Criminal, uh, Critical Race Theory down the throats of America’s students.  Oh, really? 
  74. 2021 Wednesday P: Political News I– Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, and Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-NY 22nd congressional district, have co-authored a bill with which to protect ALL law enforcement officers from having to purchase liability insurance to protect themselves from civil lawsuits launched by thugs against them.  Next, Democrats are proposing a bill that will demand that all women ages 18-21 register for Selective Service, i.e., the draft.  Speaking of Democrats, a new poll says that ONLY 22-percent of Arizona Democrats would vote for Senator Kyrsten Sinema in the 2022 Democratic Party Primary.  This is because she seems to be a person of conscience who believes in following the dictates of the U.S. Constitution and not the loony tunes BS coming out of the Biden regime or out of the puckered puss of House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi. 
  75. 2021 Wednesday Q: Political News II– How about some more Democrat hypocrisy: Iowa Rep. Cindy Axne, 3rd congressional district, swore she would ‘never accept corporate PAC money’ and now she has.  Wow.   Anyhow, she now is under increasing pressure from the voters of that great state either to honor her pledge or to step down and let someone else with more scruples to do the job.  Speaking of corrupt Democrats, Rep. Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell, DS-CA 15th congressional district and known paramour of a Chi-Com agent, Christine Fang, aka Fang-Fang, is under investigation for corruption, fraud, and abuse of office by using campaign funds for his and his wife’s personal use.  Orange jumpsuit time coming soon.
  76. 2021 Wednesday R: Political News III– A new Rasmussen poll says that a vast majority of Americans would rather see a probe into Antifa and Black Lives Matter riots than they do the FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021, the bogus ‘insurrection’ staged and most likely set in motion by U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi.  Speaking of the nonagenarian speaker, she booted TWO of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s picks for her shoddy January 06, 2021, Capitol Hill Riots Select Committee: Rep. Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district, and Rep. Jim Banks, R-IN 3rd congressional district which led an angry Leader McCarthy to pull ALL Republicans from the faux select committee.  Closet Democrat Liz Cheney, RINO-WY At-Large district, went out there and blasted Leader McCarthy for playing politics.  What the hell do we have to do to send this bozo packing?   Anyhow, Rep. Cheney said that ‘McCarthy is undermining the select committee.’ 
  77. 2021 Wednesday S: Political News IV– “America’s Mayor” Rudy Giuliani has launched a new legal defense fund, the “Freedom Fund” to help those beset by crooked politicians and attorneys seeking to do patriots wrong.  In other pressing political news, Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, R-KY, says the ‘Republicans will play no part in raising the debt ceiling.   Meanwhile, GOP lawmakers are targeting colleges and universities doling out abortifacients to students.   Elsewhere, Lt. General (Ret.) Keith Kellogg and Brigadier General Robert Spalding (Ret.) say that current chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley- a political hack if one ever existed- should step down from his post.  Milley is more concerned with fighting ‘white supremacism’ than he is in doing battle with the People’s Liberation Army in communist China.  What a disgrace.
  78. 2021 Wednesday T: Political News V– Republicans in Michigan have finally stripped Governor Gretchen “Gravel Gertie” Whitmer of her COVID-19 emergency powers.  Speaking of “Gravel Gertie,” we learned today that the so-called hit team that was going to kidnap her and sell her to the Chi-Coms or Russians or whoever most likely was full of FBI agents and informants, so the question immediately arises- were these patriots entrapped by the feds?  Rather sounds as though they were… Meanwhile, the U.S. Treasury said today that ONLY 6.5-percent of the $46 billion set aside to help Americans affected by COVID-19 to pay their rent has been utilized.  Folks, this is how it ALWAYS goes- money is stuffed into various programs that almost always seems to find its way back into the hip pockets of the nomenklatura, i.e., the Democrats and their lackeys.  Wow.  Next, that little milquetoast is at it again: fired Deputy FBI Director Andy McCabe says that the formal accusation of Trump ally Mr. Tom Barrack could ‘open a Pandora’s box for the 45th president.’  Uh-huh, sure, Andy, sure, if you say so.  What are you now- 0 and 100?  Shut the hell up.
  79. 2021 Wednesday U: Moron News I– Creator of the extremely racist 1619 Project Nikole “Bozo the Clown” Hannah-Jones said one of the stupidest statements any of us here at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day have heard in ages and that is that ‘among Western nations, Cuba is the most equal.’  You are our MORON of the DAY there, Ms. Bozo the Clown.
  80. 2021 Wednesday V: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– Convicted sexual deviate Harvey Weinstein is set to begin his next trial in Los Angeles, California, following his transfer to that city.
  81. 2021 Wednesday W: National Security News– CISA- the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency- announced today that since 2009-2013, Chi-Com hackers have targeted the flow of oil through at least 23 major pipelines.   Elsewhere, the CIA has tapped its top ‘Bin Laden hunter’ to get to the bottom of the so-called ‘Havana syndrome,’ the one in which, U.S. diplomatic and military personnel are targeted by sonic attacks.
  82. 2021 Wednesday X: U.S. Senate News I– As things continue going from bad to worse for slobbering old Joe Biden, a bipartisan group of senators unveiled the new National Security Powers Act with which to strip the so-called ‘46th president’ of his abilities to wage war around the globe.  While we think this is a good thing, it should not be so constraining as to make future sound-of-mind and fit-of-body presidents incapable of protecting the country.  We don’t want to see presidents transformed into feckless prime ministers.  We do think, however, that before America enters a war anywhere around the globe, it must be a DECLARED WAR with the entire nation engaged in the fight.
  83. 2021 Wednesday Y: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump said that the ‘U.S. is on the path to communism what with the federal government and BIG TECH censoring everything and everyone.’
  84. 2021 Wednesday Z: California State News– As Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom faces imminent recall in September’s recall election, his good buddy, “Kooky Kamala” Harris announces she is going to return home to campaign on his behalf.  Yup, that’s really going to help the outgoing governor, “Kooky.”  Speaking of the recall, gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner says he, she, it is going on a bus tour.  Also, it appears as though Larry Elder will qualify to be on the recall election ballot.  If he does, many of us will be voting for him.  Another Republican running for the governor’s seat is former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer said today that ‘Governor Newsom is actively encouraging the homeless to relocate to the once-Golden State.’  Yikes.  
  85. 2021 Wednesday AA: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3579 what with a $9 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers for the Super Lotto: 10, 11, 19, 30, 36, and Mega 07.  Out of 95,366 winning tickets, the highest winners were 11 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,374 apiece.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #865 with a jackpot of $161 million up for grabs: 27, 28, 44, 67, 68, and Powerball 11.  Out of 71,592 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were 41 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $464 apiece.
  86. 2022 Thursday: Welcome to the Thursday edition of the NEWS of the DAY, past and present.   Friends, we have said for years now that there is but one way in which this country can deal with the illegal alien invasion- militarize the southern border.  We believe minefields, electrified fencing, razor wire, obstacles in the middle of the Rio Grande River right down the dividing line between Mexico and the United States must be emplaced.  We must make numerous rows of obstructions as well as preventative measures against tunnels such as tubing placed down in the ground that in the first sign of digging can channel flammable materials underground which can then be ignited.  We must place military forces returning from overseas along the U.S.-Mexico border giving them a year’s tour by which, they can begin reintegration into American society instead of being dumped on the streets by the likes of General Milley.  We believe seeding the river with alligators and perhaps even piranha fish and the deserts with additional rattlesnakes, scorpions, Gila monsters, and poisonous spiders would help halt the tidal wave as would the cutting off of all water supplies.  If we are to survive as a nation, we must expel these invaders including the brats.  These people are third-class citizens, used and abused by Americans.  We see them languishing in parking lots and wandering the streets.  NO ONE WANTS THEM.  People throw garbage at them, insult them, even spit on them.  Deport them and deport them now because when the GOP comes back, to hell with the immigration lawyers, the American people will join the vigilante movements by which, they will round up and forcibly- forcibly– deport all of them and the lawyers, too.  Enough is enough.  The time is fast approaching…Chef E.C. McCardle.

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This artwork is #0898 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Arizona.”  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.  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.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  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 stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, 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- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The Beach Boys released a somewhat humongous box set: “Hawthorne, CA- Birthplace of a Musical Legacy” on May 22, 2001.  This 2-CD set has approximately 57 tunes on it, big hits, not-so-big-hits, B-sides, unreleased, and archival tunes all lovingly compiled by Capitol Records with all sorts of additions with which to sweeten the pot.  This album was yet another gem for diehard Beach Boys fans as it contained more rarities if one can believe that that is even remotely possible.  IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much f**king fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

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[i] At some point when we return to presenting the music of American bands, we will promote that of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as well as of Tom Petty himself.  We hope you will await word as to when we do.  We thank you.

[ii] We began offering the musi of Pink Floyd beginning on Monday, 20-April-2020 through Sunday, 12-July-2020.  This included not only the band’s music but also that of all five members- Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Rick Wright, and Nicky Mason.  As for the album, “The Wall,” the studio version at our blog appeared on Friday, 08-May-2020, the first live version appeared on Thursday 21-May-2020, the second one on Thursday, 28-May-2020, Roger Waters’ live version on Saturday, 13-June-2020, and a box set version, “The Wall Immersion,” on Tuesday, 30-June-2020.  Please seek one or all of them out as each one is excellent in its own right.  We thank you.   

[iii] Many suspect that Barack Obama is a closet homosexual based on some things that have appeared in print while he was in college.

[iv] 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)

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

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

[vii] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xv] Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT.

194. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2022

1943 Tuesday: In the Soviet Union, the Battle of Kursk ends with the Soviet Union the victor, over 6,000 tanks clashed on the field of battle with the Germans losing 2,900 of them. The death toll was more than 1 million men dead on the battlefield.

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194. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2022:

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The Byrds featuring Roger McGuinn, Dire Straits featuring Chris White, World Class Chef Paul Prudhomme, Jeff Beck and Rod Stewart, Twisted Sister featuring Mark “The Animal” Mendoza, and Michael “The Jinx” Spinks:

  1. 574 Wednesday: John III ends his reign as the 61st Roman Catholic Pope.  John served from July 17, 561 until today.  The 62nd Roman Catholic pontiff, Benedict I succeeded him.  
  2. 939 Monday: The reign of the 126th Roman Catholic Pope Leo VII ends on this date.  He first became the leader of all Christendom on January 03, 936, and from then until today, he guided the faithful on its journey to commune with Christ in the Holy Kingdom.
  3. 1099 Thursday: The Crusaders launch their final assault on Muslim strongholds in Jerusalem.  Before long, the banners of Christendom would flutter over the city and the infidels put to the sword.  In modern times, revisionists of history claim the Crusaders were ‘invaders’ of Muslim land but the Muslims were the invaders- savage ones at that- and the Crusaders were merely reclaiming the region for the Kingdom of God.
  4. 1585 Saturday: A group of 108 English colonists, led by Sir Richard Grenville, reaches Roanoke Island, North Carolina.
  5. 1590 Friday: In Rome in the Papal States, future 239th Roman Catholic Pope Clement X is born Emilio Bonaventura Altieri.  He would become pontiff on April 29, 1670 and would lead the Holy Roman Catholic Church from then until July 22, 1676.
  6. 1754 Saturday: At the beginning of the French and Indian War, George Washington surrenders the small, circular Fort Necessity in southwestern Pennsylvania, to the French.
  7. 1787 Friday: The Congress of the Confederation adopted the Northwest Ordinance, which established a government in the Northwest Territory, an area corresponding to the present-day Midwest and Upper-Midwest.
  8. 1793 Saturday: French revolutionary writer Jean-Paul Marat was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday, who was executed four days later.
  9. 1812 Monday: New York City passed the first pawnbroker ordinance in the history of the nation.
  10. 1832 Friday: Henry R. Schoolcraft discovers the source of the Mississippi River.
  11. 1836 Wednesday: John Ruggles received patent #1 from the U.S. Patent Office for a traction wheel used in locomotive steam engines.  The patent office did not provide numbers to the previous 9,957 previous patents.
  12. 1854 Thursday: U.S. forces bomb and burn the town of San Juan del Norte, Nicaragua.
  13. 1863 Monday: Deadly rioting against the Civil War Military Draft erupted in New York City.  However, security forces put the rioting down over the course of three days.  Casualties come to approximately 1,000 plus people.
  14. 1865 Thursday: Horace Greeley advises his readers to “GO west, young man.”
  15. 1875 Tuesday: David Brown patented the first cash-carrier system on this date.
  16. 1908 Monday: The Fourth Modern Olympics Games open in London, England.
  17. 1917 Friday: At Fatima, Portugal, the vision of the Holy Mother Mary appears to children.
  18. 1923 Friday: A sign consisting of 50-foot-tall letters spelling out “HOLLYWOODLAND” was dedicated in the Hollywood Hills to promote a subdivision; however, the last four letters were removed in 1949.
  19. 1939 Thursday: Frank Sinatra made his first commercial recording, “From the Bottom of my Heart” and “Melancholy Mood” with Harry James and his Orchestra for the Brunswick label.
  20. 1940 Saturday: In Opelousas, Louisiana, future ‘Ragin’ Cajun’ Master Chef Paul Prudhomme is born.  This man would have a stellar career, running the famed New Orleans restaurant “K-Paul’s.”  Amazing talent.  Be sure to buy his cookbooks.
  21. 1941 Sunday: Britain and the Soviet Union sign a mutual aid pact that provides the means for Britain to send war material to the Soviet Union in their desperate battle against Nazi Germany and its European allies.
  22. 1942 Monday: At Rovno in the Polish Ukraine, the Nazis murder 5,000 Jews.  Roger McGuinn of the Byrds[i] rock group is born in Chicago, Illinois.  The future player of the 12-string Rickenbacker guitar, he would blaze the trail for others such as Tom Petty to follow.  Any album available by this band is well-worth the price.   
  23. 1943 Tuesday: In the Soviet Union, the Battle of Kursk ends with the Soviet Union the victor, over 6,000 tanks clashed on the field of battle with the Germans losing 2,900 of them.  The death toll was more than 1 million men dead on the battlefield.
  24. 1945 Friday: The first atom bomb explodes in New Mexico.
  25. 1954 Tuesday: In Geneva, the United States, Great Britain, and France reach an accord on Indochina, which divides Vietnam into two countries, North and South, along the 17th parallel.
  26. 1955 Wednesday: Chris White—future saxophonist/flautist/percussionist with the British rock band, Dire Straits[ii] 1985-1995—was born in Bristol, England, on this date.
  27. 1956 Friday: Future heavyweight boxing champion, Michael “The Jinx” Spinks, is born on this date.  Over the course of his professional career, “The Jinx” would compile a record of 32 fights, 31 wins (21 by KO), and one loss- to “Iron Mike” Tyson.  He would hold championships in the WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring magazine heavyweight and light heavyweight titles of the world.  Elsewhere, in West Hempstead, New York, future longtime bassist with the rock band, Twisted Sister- Mark “The Animal” Mendoza- is born on this date.
  28. 1960 Wednesday: John F. Kennedy won the Democratic presidential nomination on the first ballot at his party’s convention in Los Angeles, California.
  29. 1965 Thursday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson nominated Judge Thurgood Marshall to be U.S. solicitor general, which made him the first black jurist appointed to the post.  Two years later, President Johnson nominated him to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  30. 1966 Wednesday: Richard Speck murders eight nurses in Chicago, Illinois.  Somehow, this POS managed to evade the death penalty.  They should have sent him to Old Sparky.
  31. 1972 Thursday: George McGovern received the Democratic presidential nomination at the party’s convention in Miami Beach, Florida.  Elsewhere, Carroll Rosenbloom—owner of the Baltimore Colts—and Robert Irsay—owner of the Los Angeles Rams—swapped teams on this date.
  32. 1973 Friday: Former presidential aide Alexander P. Butterfield, under questioning from Senate Watergate Committee staff members, revealed the existence of President Richard M. Nixon’s secret White House taping system.  Butterfield’s public revelation came three days later.
  33. 1974 Saturday: The Senate Watergate Committee proposed sweeping reforms to prevent another Watergate scandal.  
  34. 1977 Wednesday: A blackout lasting 25 hours hit the New York City area. In the midevening, lightning strikes on electrical equipment caused power to fail; without fail, widespread looting broke out and the authorities were hard-pressed to put an end to it.
  35. 1978 Thursday: Lee Iacocca was fired as president of Ford Motor Company by Chairman Henry Ford II.  Meanwhile, Albania severs diplomatic ties with Communist China.  Meanwhile, the BBC bans “No One is Innocent” by punk rock’s the Sex Pistols. [iii]
  36. 1984 Friday: Guitarist Jeff Beck[iv] quits his tour with Rod Stewart[v] after just seven shows.  Elsewhere, in Arkansas, Terry Wallis—injured in an automobile accident and left comatose—became a miracle man in June 2003 when he awoke from the coma after 19 years of slumber.  
  37. 1985 Saturday: “Live Aid,” an international rock concert in London, Philadelphia, Moscow, and Sydney took place to raise money for Africa’s starving people.
  38. 1990 Saturday: The romantic fantasy “Ghost” starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore hit movie theaters on this date as Paramount Pictures released it.
  39. 1999 Tuesday: Angel Maturino Resendez, suspected of being the “Railroad Killer,” surrendered in El Paso, Texas.  He was executed in 2006.  Meanwhile, Stanley Kubrick’s final film, “Eyes Wide Shut” starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, had its premiere in Los Angeles, California.
  40. 2003 Sunday: With the blessing of U.S. administrators, Iraqis inaugurated a broadly representative governing council.   
  41. 2005 Wednesday: A suicide car bomb exploded next to U.S. troops handing out candy and toys in Iraq, killing more than two-dozen people, including 18 children and teenagers along with an American soldier.  Ah, Islam, the so-called “religion of peace.’  What a load of dog crap.
  42. 2006 Thursday: Israel imposed a naval blockade against Lebanon and blasted the Beirut airport and army air bases; Hezbollah fired dozens of rockets into Israel.
  43. 2009 Sunday: Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic Supreme Court nominee in history, vowed loyalty to “the impartiality of our justice system” at the start of her Senate confirmation hearing.
  44. 2010 Tuesday: The European Union announces that it will make Estonia the 17th member of the EU on January 01, 2011.
  45. 2013 Saturday: Criminal defendant George Zimmerman is found NOT GUILTY by a jury in Sanford, Fla., in the shooting of unarmed black teenager, Trayvon Martin.  His killing unleased a furious debate over racial-profiling, self-defense, and equal justice.  Some of the heightened tensions resulted from false accounts by the fake news media in their attempt to stir up racial animosity in the ‘Age of Obama.’  President Obama had said that “Trayvon Martin could be his son.”  Thank you for your ‘impartiality,’ President Obama.
  46. 2014 Sunday:  The U.S. House Judiciary Committee finds that there are no grounds for impeachment of President Barack Obama, despite calls for such action from political opponents.
  47. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, Greece and its creditors agree to a bailout of up to 86 billion euros in exchange for economic reforms to include changes to the pension system and tax laws; the Greek Parliament must still approve the deal.
  48. 2016 Wednesday:  The Conservative Party’s Members of Parliament, aka MPs, elect Theresa May to be the United Kingdom’s next prime minister. 
  49. 2017 Thursday: To much protest, President Donald J. Trump arrives in Paris for a two-state state visit with French President Emanuel Macron and his matronly wife.  Screw the French.   
  50. 2018 Friday: Following a successful lawsuit by the state of Missouri, Johnson & Johnson agrees to pay a record $4.7 billion settlement regarding cancer in women caused by their Baby Powder, a substance made of talcum powder.  One still sees late night TV commercials urging those who might be or have been affected to get in touch for legal representation.   Meanwhile, the Attorney-General Jeff Sessions’ led U.S. Department of Justice charges 12 Russian nationals and firms with having interfered in the 2016 Presidential Election, especially when it came to releasing Hillary Clinton’s infamous ‘disappeared’ emails.  Not long after being charged, some of the Russians arrived in the U.S. demanding their day in court in which, nothing as of yet has happened.  Finally, in Baluchistan, Pakistan, ISIS claims credit for a suicide bombing targeting an upcoming election event in which 128 people were killed and numerous others wounded.  Islamist scum.
  51. 2019 Saturday: The first Romanian woman to win a Wimbledon Singles Title does so on this date as after 55 minutes, Simona Halep beats Serena Williams by a final score of 6-2, 6-2. 
  52. 2020 Monday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 12,945,505 confirmed cases, +437,656, 571,444 confirmed deaths, +10,984, and 7,001,605 confirmed recoveries, +110,761.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,366,515 confirmed cases, UP by 75,521 new cases, 137,191 confirmed deaths, UP by 570 new deaths, and 988,656 confirmed recoveries, UP by 18,311 new recoveries.   
  53. 2020 Monday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 329,612 confirmed cases, 7,040 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,220 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 890 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 40,656 confirmed cases, 1,438 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  54. 2020 Monday B: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals- Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,085.80, UP 10.50 points (0.40%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,390.84, DOWN 226.60 points (2.13%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,155.22, DOWN 29.82 points (0.94%).  Currently, GOLD is at $1,804.80 per troy oz., DOWN 9.30 (-0.51%), SILVER is at $19.50 per troy oz., DOWN -0.283 (-1.43%), PLATINUM $850.00 per troy oz., DOWN -13.00 (-1.51%), and COPPER is at $2.94 # -0.02 (-0.68%).  Light Sweet Crude Oil is 39.56, DOWN -0.54 (-1.35%).
  55. 2020 Monday C: Statistics for shootings in Chicago over the weekend are in: 64 people shot and 11 dead.  Where is Black Lives Matter?  Nowhere because BLM is little more than a left-wing hate group and not a group determined to protect black Americans from violence.
  56. 2021 Tuesday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 188,573,699 confirmed cases, +542,999, 4,065,264 confirmed deaths, +9,996 and 172,403,713 confirmed recoveries, +405,317.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,806,386 confirmed cases, UP 44,986 from yesterday’s reporting, 623,419 confirmed deaths, UP 409,[vi] and 29,292,490 confirmed recoveries, UP 22,511.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]  
  57. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 305,059 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 99,019 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  58. 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: 3,845,459 confirmed cases, 63,918 confirmed deaths, and 2,080,496 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,422,010 confirmed cases, 38,211 confirmed deaths, and 2,251,365 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,605 confirmed cases, 521 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 459,574 confirmed cases, 6,072 confirmed deaths, and 228,049 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Navajo Nation: they have 31,107 confirmed cases, 1,361 confirmed deaths, and 29,666 confirmed recoveries. [viii]    
  59. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 847,525 confirmed cases, 6,439 confirmed deaths, and 836,255 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Tajikistan, 147th country on the list: 13,868 cases of the virus, 104 confirmed deaths and 13,553 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  60. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,888.79, DOWN 107.39 points (-0.31%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,677.65, DOWN 55.59 points (-0.38%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,369.21, DOWN 15.42 points (-0.35%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $75.06 per barrel, -0.19 (-0.31%).  The price of GOLD is $1,810.10 per troy oz., +0.30 (+0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $26.06 per troy ounce, -0.09 (-0.21%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,107.20 per troy oz, -4.10 (-0.37%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, -0.03 (-0.74%).[x]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,834.38 per troy oz, +7.31 (+0.26%). [xi] The price of RHODIUM is $19,200.00 per troy oz., +1,350.00 (+7.56%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $655,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,536.50 per troy oz., +62.60 (+2.53%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.02.     In Azerbaijani Manat, one greenback equals 1.69 and in Bahamian Dollar, a buck equals 1.00 and in Bahraini Dinar, one dollar equals 0.38 of theirs. [xiii]        
  61. 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 and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.313 per gallon, $3.004 in Florida, $4.052 in Hawaii, and $3.836 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Virgin Islands: $3.031.  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- Brazil: $4.234 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,518,319,930,230 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Belgium, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Cayman Island with $225 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  62. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 112 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and Day. No. 18 since her one and only visit to the El Paso, Texas, sector, the quietest portion of the border.  We hope she is not drawing a check for this farce.
  63. 2021 Tuesday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– As the Cuban people continue fighting for their freedom from the totalitarian regime, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, slams enfeebled Joe Biden and Twitter over their lack of response to the cries for freedom or even worse, covering them up so as to make nice with the communist regime in Havana.  The Senator also said that the Cuban government relies on Chi-Com tech to clamp down on their people.  Next, the DEA announced that one of the Haitian Americans swept up in the dragnet in the aftermath of the assassination of President Jovenel Moise was a confidential informant.  Oh, he isn’t now but he sure as heck was back when.  Wow.
  64. 2021 Tuesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News II– France today fined Google $590 million for failing to pay news outlets for the news they run on their sites.  Whoa.  Go for it.  Elsewhere, in Nasiriyah, Iraq, in a hospital’s COVID-19 ward, a fire broke out killing at least 92 patients and injuring loads of others.
  65. 2021 Tuesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– U.S. Surgeon General of the United States Vivek Murthy says that ‘COVID-19 booster shots are probable.’  Meanwhile, a new poll says that ’63-percent of the American people expect the Chi-Coms to pay reparations to the world for infecting the planet with their deadly, lab-created virus.  Amen.
  66. 2021 Tuesday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– As Keystone State Democrats continue attacking Pennsylvania state Republican Senator Douglas Mastriano, the feisty senator says all he wants is the auditing of elections so the people will be secure with the outcome.  As for Georgia, more complaints about corrupt and fraudulent elections continue to arise no matter how much they try to say there isn’t.
  67. 2021 Tuesday K: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden is sending Dr. Jill to be his representative at the Tokyo Summer Olympics.  (Note- before YOU go, Dr. Jill, how about buying some Genusel and applying it to your flipping arms?  Yikes[xvii]).  In other news, Joe Biden continues taking incoming flak over his inability to come out and stand with the Cuban people.  All hell is breaking loose down there on the island while the ‘president’ continues pulling a Toobin in the White House basement.   Speaking of old Joe, when he visited Philadelphia today, NOT a single person lined the streets and when he gave his ‘speech,’ there were NO shots of the audience and only canned applause.  How embarrassing.  Still, the senile old fool claims we are facing the ‘worst crisis since the Civil War’ with states trying to clean up their voter rolls and enforcing voter laws.  What a load of crap.
  68. 2021 Tuesday L: Political News I– Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, RINO-KY, says, ‘inflation is small potatoes if we spend more.’  Spend more what, Mitch?  Should we spend more money just to spend it or should we exercise fiscal austerity and stop with spending trillions of dollars?  Ignoramus.  Next, GOP senators introduce a bill to extend Title 42 border expulsions for all sick illegal aliens trying to get across the border.   In other news, John Gizzi of Newsmax says that Senator Lisa Murkowski, RINO-AK, ‘will remain in the GOP’ even though her days are numbered.  Kelly Tshibaka, conservative Republican, is going to clean the anti-Trumper’s clock come November 2022.
  69. 2021 Tuesday M: Political News II– Rudy Giuliani says that the ongoing witch hunt against him by the Biden regime shows a ‘shocking intellectual dishonesty’ in how the regime and its fake news media allies are going about it.  What they are doing to Rudy smacks of Third World, banana republic politics.  Meanwhile, former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik says that RNC Chairperson Ronna Romney McDaniel is a ‘liar, that the RNC did not help President Donald J. Trump during the 2020 Election’s aftermath nor are they helping him now.’  Amen.  McDaniel claims that the arguments made by Trump’s lawyers are based upon false information in a book we think by Michael Wolff.  No, Ronna, the more the American people pay attention to YOU, the more we realize you are a SHYSTER.  Resign.
  70. 2021 Tuesday M: Political News III– In other political news, we have heard how one of the Capitol Hill rioters of January 06, 2021, had a ‘Lego replica of the U.S. Capitol in his home and that he used it as a model to storm the Capitol Building on that ill-fated but overblown day.  Well, now we learn from our esteemed and wholly honorable Federal Bureau of Investigation that the Lego model was not fully constructed.  Wow.  In other political news, a Senate panel has given its okay for Supreme Court sessions to be televised.  Elsewhere, Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says that the ‘Cuban government cannot fire on its own people.’  Yet they can and will do it.  Finally, Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer, DS-NY, says that the Democrats ‘have a plan with which to pay for $6 trillion in new spending.’  Sure, uh-huh, Chuck; it’s called borrowing the cash from the Chi-Coms which is why the Chi-Coms via straw purchasers are buying up housing tracts, apartment buildings, entire neighborhoods, and commercial real estate.  The SOBs are going to become Americans’ landlords and mortgage holders.  What a disaster.
  71. 2021 Tuesday O: Business News– Thanks to Major League Baseball playing WOKE politics, Georgia businesses are feeling an incredible pecuniary loss what with the All-Star Game occurring in lily-white Denver, Colorado, this week.   Next, the Trump Organization has removed CFO Allen Weisselberg from his duties while the ongoing witch hunt against him continues.
  72. 2021 Tuesday P:  Joe Biden Regime News I– Andrew Saul, Social Security commissioner under President Donald J. Trump who was fired by Joe Biden when asked to resign and would not now is denied access to the agency’s computers.  Next, the Biden regime is nominating ousted RINO Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona to become the next U.S. ambassador to Turkey.  Wow.  In other much more embarrassing news for the administration, White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki said today what everyone knows and that is that the groper-in-chief Joe Biden does not write his speeches, press releases, or anything else, that someone in the administration does.  Folks, it requires two weeks of prepping and heavy-duty psych meds for the ‘46th president’ to be able to come across as semi-coherent as he did today in Pennsylvania.
  73. 2021 Tuesday Q: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Steve Cortes said on Newsmax to get ready- even in liberal states- for the upcoming clashes between America’s parents and local school boards that have gone WOKE and are pushing Criminal Race Theory, uh, Critical Race Theory.  Speaking of Criminal Race Theory, Oklahoma’s Board of Education has banned the teaching of this Marxist claptrap.  Excellent.
  74. : Whacked-Out News of the Day– Senator Bernie Sanders, CPUSA-VT, spoke up ‘in support of the Cuban people’ (yeah, right) saying that they have the right to protest peacefully.  Wow.
  75. 2021 Tuesday S: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump has warned Republicans NOT to raise taxes.  Elsewhere, President Trump told a judge today that Wisconsin impugned him over his accusations of rampant voter fraud in the Badger State.
  76. 2021 Tuesday T: California State News– Conservative talk radio host Larry Elder has entered the race to replace Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom in the September recall election.   Meanwhile, due to all the incoming flak from Golden State parents, California is reconsidering its WOKE mathematics push in which math can be whatever the student wants it to be- especially if he, she, or it is a minority- instead of what it is and what it has always been- mathematics.  (Note- we remember when schools were pushing Ebonics, what the hell is this constant push to infantilize black Americans?  It’s as if they want blacks to always have to depend on whitey to help them move forward in life.  Black Americans, become Republicans, we appreciate you- Chef Brian Carrick).
  77. 2021 Tuesday U: Texas State News– Governor Greg Abbott (R) says that the 57 Texas House Democrats who fled the state for Washington, D.C., will be arrested upon their return to Texas.  Texas Republicans have passed a bill that will allow Texas law enforcement to go to other states to arrest the scum who are filibustering new voter integrity laws.
  78. 2021 Tuesday V: U.S. Military News– U.S. Rear Admiral Mark Montgomery, (Ret), co-author of a report says that the U.S. Navy is beleaguered by WOKENESS and that many junior officers fear the Navy will survive a clash with the Chi-Coms.  Junior officers believe that the emphasis on WOKENESS and diversity officers is more important than is preparedness to go to war with the nation’s enemies.  Apparently, administrative training takes precedence over everything else which is WRONG.  When a ship is on deployment, it must focus on warfighting and not on who’s a WHITE SUPREMACIST.  Amen.
  79. 2021 Tuesday W: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1676 has a $102 million jackpot on the line.  Here are the numbers: 03, 10, 17, 26, 55, and Mega 24.  Out of 58,641 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were 39 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $462 apiece.
  80. 2022 Wednesday: After watching the Dr. Jill clown show the past couple of days, if there is one thing I know, having a Ph.D. after one’s name means nothing.  Hispanics are as unique as breakfast tacos?  Really?  As a Democrat, I am embarrassed at both this ignorant woman and her bumbling, senile husband.  Perhaps it’s true what my colleagues say?  That Joe is in the pocket of the Chi-Coms?  Holy, Moly.

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The next album from the Beach Boys- “Endless Harmony Soundtrack”- came out on August 11, 1998, and is a tie-in to a documentary film on the band as well as a presentation of previously unheard/unreleased music from the Beach Boys.  This set mostly is one compiled and produced by Mike Love and Bruce Johnston as following the death of Carl Wilson, both Brian Wilson and Alan Jardine abandoned the joint group efforts of the past.  This split among members would last until 2012 when the original members remaining would reunite for a celebratory tour.  We hope you will seek this one out for all the unique recordings, alternate takes, and selected archival cuts.  It’s a good one and worth investigation by YOU, the veteran fan.  Check it out and enjoy.

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[i] 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.

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

[iii] Not sure when or if we will ever do the Sex Pistols’ music but who knows?  If we are still here in 30-40 years, we very well could.  Stay tuned for future developments.

[iv] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included the Jeff Beck Group, 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.

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

[vi] 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)

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

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

[ix] 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)

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

[xi] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xvii] Speaking of Dr. Jill, the faux first lady appeared on Sesame Street which seems to be going way down the WOKE path.  How flipping sad.  What the hell is happening to our country?  Time to open the door and push these usurpers out of the White House and out of the government.  (Just kidding, NSA, just kidding.  We all believe that Joe Biden is the REAL President…nod-nod, wink-wink)

193. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2022

2021 Monday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I- Following threats by the Taliban, the U.S. announces plans to scale down the size of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. We suspect the U.S. will abandon the Afghans the same way the U.S. abandoned the South Vietnamese. Elsewhere, U.S. forces continue coming under attack from Iranian-backed jihadists thanks to Joe Biden’s questionable airstrikes on their positions.

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193. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2022:

United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Harmon Lurton; U.S. Agricultural Secretary Arthur M. Hyde; U.S. Secretary of War John W. Weeks; U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema; the Cars featuring Eric Carr, Fleetwood Mac featuring Christine McVie, Guns ‘n’ Roses featuring Axl Rose, the Ohio Players featuring Cornelius Johnson, the Rolling Stones at the Marquee Club, and Traffic featuring Chris Wood:

  1. 526 Friday: St. Felix IV begins his reign as the 54th Roman Catholic Pope.   He would lead the faithful from today until his end came on September 22, 530.
  2. 1109 Monday: The Crusaders capture the Syrian port city of Tripoli.
  3. 1153 Sunday: The reign of the 168th Roman Catholic Pope Anastasius IV begins on this date.  He would guide the flock until his demise on December 03, 1154.
  4. 1191 Friday: King Richard the Lionhearted and the Crusader armies defeat the Saracens in Palestine.
  5. 1543 Monday: England’s King Henry VIII married his sixth and final wife, Catherine Parr.
  6. 1690 Wednesday: Forces led by William of Orange defeated the army of James II at the Battle of Boyne in Ireland.
  7. 1691 Thursday: The reign of the 242nd Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XII begins on this date.  He would serve as the Vicar of Christ until September 27, 1700.
  8. 1730 Wednesday: Clement XII- the 242nd Roman Catholic Pope- begins his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would shepherd his global flock from today until February 06, 1740.
  9. 1790 Monday: The French Assembly approves a Civil Constitution, which provides for the election of priests and bishops.  NO longer will the Vatican be able to nominate them, thus we have socialist men of the cloth who are obedient to the state and not to the Church and to their parishes. 
  10. 1812 Sunday: During the War of 1812, American forces under the command of General William Hull invaded Canada on this date.  However, due to stiff resistance, the Americans retreated to Detroit.
  11. 1817 Saturday: Author, poet, and naturalist Henry David Thoreau was born in Concord, Massachusetts, on this date.
  12. 1843 Wednesday: Joseph Smith, Mormon Church leader says that God is ‘okay’ with polygamy.
  13. 1862 Saturday: The U.S. Congress authorizes the Army Medal of Honor for valor, which President Abraham Lincoln signed into law.
  14. 1864 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln witnessed the battle where Union forces repelled the Confederate army under the generalship of Jubal Early outside the boundaries of Washington, D.C.  Had the Confederates been bold and launched an attack in full force, the Civil War might have gone in a different direction.
  15. 1870 Tuesday: William W. Lyman patented the first rotary can opener with a cutting wheel.
  16. 1877 Thursday: In Princeton, Missouri, future 10th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Arthur M. Hyde is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Hyde would serve under President Herbert Hoover from March 06, 1929, to March 04, 1933.
  17. 1906 Thursday: French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is found ‘innocent’ in France after having spent many years living in the Devil’s Island prison off South America.
  18. 1909 Monday: The U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in passing the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, allowing for a federal income tax, and submitted it to the states.  In February 1913, Congress declared it to be ratified.
  19. 1912 Friday: The first foreign-made film to premiere in America, “Queen Elizabeth,” appeared in movie theaters.
  20. 1914 Sunday: The 61st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Harmon Lurton, Democrat, dies on this date.  President William Howard Taft nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Rufus W. Peckham, Democrat.  Lurton served from December 20, 1909, to July 12, 1914.   
  21. 1918 Friday: In Tokayama Bay, Japan, a Japanese warship explodes resulting in more than 500 deaths.
  22. 1926 Monday: In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the 48th U.S. Secretary of War John W. Weeks died at the age of 66.  A Republican, he served under President Warren G. Harding from March 05, 1921, to October 13, 1925.
  23. 1931 Sunday: A major league baseball record for doubles occurred on this date as the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs combined for a record of 23.
  24. 1933 Wednesday: A minimum wage of 40 cents an hour became law in the United States thanks to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
  25. 1937 Monday: Future long-time drummer with the Funk-Rock band, the Ohio Players[i]—Cornelius Johnson—is born on this date.
  26. 1941 Saturday: The German Luftwaffe bombed the city of Moscow for the first-time during Operation Barbarossa.  Terrified Russians either took to the subways and bomb shelters or swarmed eastbound trains until the NKVD got the situation under control and halted the flight.  Amazing what machine gun bullets can do…still, the terror would begin again in late November when the Nazi juggernaut came to within 25 miles of the wintry city.  Panic would grip the city big time.
  27. 1943 Monday: Christine Perfect McVie, vocalist and keyboardist with the British rock bands, Chicken Shack[ii] and Fleetwood Mac[iii], was born in Bouth, Lancashire, England.  Meanwhile, the Battle of Kursk in the Soviet Union begins coming to an end as the Russians throw the German troops and their allies back from their minimal gains.
  28. 1950 Wednesday: Long-time drummer with the East Coast rock band, the Cars[iv]— Eric Carr (drums/vocals 1980-1991)—is born on this date in Brooklyn, N.Y.
  29. 1954 Monday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower puts forward a plan for an Interstate Highway system to link the 48 states by highways.  The costs for all of this would be something federal and state governments would share between them.
  30. 1957 Friday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower was flown by helicopter from the White House to a secret mountaintop location as part of a drill involving a mock nuclear attack on Washington, D.C. Elsewhere, the U.S. surgeon general, Leroy E. Burney, reported there was a direct link between smoking of cigarettes and lung cancer.
  31. 1960 Tuesday: Manufacturing began for the Etch a Sketch®.
  32. 1962 Thursday: The Rolling Stones[v] do their first performance at London’s Marquee Club.
  33. 1967 Wednesday: Six days of race-related rioting erupted in Newark, New Jersey, the violence claimed 26 lives.
  34. 1973 Thursday: Actor Lon Chaney, Jr., 67-years-old, died in San Clemente, California.
  35.  1974 Friday: President Richard M. Nixon signed a measure creating the Congressional Budget Office.  Elsewhere, former White House aide John Ehrlichman and three others were convicted of conspiring to violate the civil rights of Daniel Ellsberg’s former psychiatrist.
  36. 1976 Monday: In Tucson, Arizona, future Democratic senator from her home state- Kyrsten Sinema- is born.  She would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2019.
  37. 1977 Tuesday: President Jimmy Carter defended Supreme Court limits on government payments for poor women’s abortions saying, “There are many things in life that are not fair.”  Since when is government responsible for the murders of the unborn anyway?  YOU want an abortion YOU pay for it or- even better- use flipping birth control.  It’s available and effective.
  38. 1982 Monday: Great Britain announces it is going to repatriate 593 Argentine POWs from the Falklands War.  Elsewhere, “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial” broke all box-office records by surpassing the $100-million mark of ticket sales in the first 31 days of its opening.  Finally, the last of the distinctive-looking Checker taxicabs rolled off the assembly line in Kalamazoo, Michigan. 
  39. 1983 Tuesday: In Birmingham, England, famous rock musician, Chris Wood of Traffic[vi] fame, died in an English hospital due to complications from pneumonia; he was just 39 years old.
  40. 1984 Thursday: For the first time in American political history, a woman is nominated to be the vice-presidential candidate of a major political party: Geraldine Ferraro for the Democrats as Walter Mondale’s vice president.
  41. 1987 Sunday: For the first time in two decades, a delegation from the USSR arrives in Israel.
  42. 1988 Tuesday: Democratic presidential candidate Michael S. Dukakis tapped Senator Lloyd Bentsen of Texas as his running mate.
  43. 1992 Sunday: Axl Rose, vocalist for the drugged-out American band, Guns-and-Roses[vii], is arrested by police on charges of having incited a riot at a concert in St. Louis, Missouri, an event that occurred on July 02, 1991.
  44. 1993 Monday: Some 200-people lost their lives when a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck northern Japan and triggered a tsunami.  Elsewhere in the world, an enraged mob—driven to insanity by a United Nations attack on the compound of Warlord Mohamed Farah Aidid murdered an Associated Press photographer and three employees of the news company, Reuters.  
  45. 1994 Tuesday: President Bill Clinton, visiting Germany, went to the eastern sector of Berlin, the first president to do so since Harry S. Truman.
  46. 1996 Friday: Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls signs a one-year contract worth $25 million.
  47. 2003 Saturday: The USS Ronald Reagan- the first aircraft carrier named for a living president- underwent commissioning in Norfolk, Va.
  48. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush defended the Iraq War during a visit to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, saying the invasion had made America safer.  Elsewhere, Wall Street brokerage firm Morgan Stanley settled a sex discrimination suit brought by the Federal Employment Opportunity Commission, agreeing to pay $54 million in fines and penalties.
  49. 2005 Tuesday: Prince Albert II of Monaco acceded to the throne of a 700-year-old dynasty.  Elsewhere, following yesterday’s mine explosion in Xinjiang province in western China, the death toll has jumped to 65 while another 18 to 20 remain missing.
  50. 2006 Wednesday: In response to Hezbollah’s kidnapping of Israeli soldiers, Israel launches an invasion of southern Lebanon.  Israeli Defense Forces also are launching attacks on targets in the Gaza Strip seeing as how the Hamas garbage won’t stop launching attacks. 
  51. 2007 Thursday: With the Iraq War going bad, the U.S. House of Representatives votes 223-201 to withdraw U.S. troops from the morass.  However, President George W. Bush simply won’t hear of it and threatens to veto the bill.  ‘We must stay the course’ is the ongoing line of drivel coming out of the White House.
  52. 2008 Saturday: Six-party talks in Beijing arrive at an agreement as how to verify that North Korea is ending its nuclear programs.  (Note- the North Koreans are NEVER ending their nuclear programs unless the FREE WORLD lights ‘em up).
  53. 2009 Sunday: Rebels in Nigeria set fire to an oil depot and loading tankers in Lagos, Nigeria, killing five people in the group’s first attack outside the Delta region.  Meanwhile, CIA Director Leon Panetta launches an accusation against former Vice President Richard “Dick” Cheney, GOP, of hiding intelligence reports on events that occurred during the War on Terror from the new administration.  (Note- it’s all about TORTURE of terrorists).
  54. 2010 Monday: Google says that it will submit to censorship of anything that might antagonize the Chi-Com authorities all so it can get its search engine into the totalitarian country.  Meanwhile, Switzerland blows off the United States’ request to extradite film director Roman Polanski to stand trial for the 1977 defiling of a 17-year-old girl.  Ah, well, it is what it is…
  55. 2011 Tuesday: In Great Britain, a ticketholder wins £161,653,000, the largest EuroMillions jackpot in history.  Elsewhere, news reports begin to leak that the Central Intelligence Agency was conducting a phony vaccine program in Abbottabad in Pakistan in its quest to find out the location of Osama bin Laden via finding a family member’s DNA sample.  With this information, they would be able to either capture a family member and find his whereabouts or find the terrorist mastermind himself…which they did.
  56. 2012 Thursday: The Rolling Stones[viii] celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of their first performance at the Marquee Club in London, England.  Elsewhere, in Hama province in Syria, the Syrian army goes berserk against rebels killing at least 200 of them and wounding loads of others.   President Bashar al-Assad seeming approved of it via his silence. 
  57. 2013 Friday:  Janet Napolitano, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary, announces she will resign from her position to become the President of the University of California.  Meanwhile, the Obama administration calls on the Egyptian military to free deposed POS Islamist thug President Mohamed Morsi.  His supporters flood the streets during the first Friday of Ramadan.
  58. 2014 Saturday:  Afghan presidential candidates Abdullah-Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani agree to an election vote recount to settle allegations of fraud after Ghani was declared the winner; the process could take weeks, requiring the inauguration ceremony to be postponed.  Elsewhere, the Israeli air force continues bombing targets in Gaza Strip since the Palestinians have been causing so many problems.  The Palestinians claim that the Israelis have blown 120 peaceful Palestinians to Kingdom Come over the course of more than 1,300 punitive air strikes.  Note to the Palestinians: STOP causing trouble.
  59. 2015 Sunday: Roger Federer fails in his attempt at becoming the first tennis player to win eight Wimbledon titles; however, Novak Djokovic wins his third Wimbledon title.   Elsewhere, the Guardian reports a scathing ‘independent report’ that says the American Psychological Association was complicit in the ‘torture’ of suspected and/or captured terrorists, especially in Afghanistan and in Iraq.  Folks, they did what had to be done and that was to extract information from jihadists.  Typically, under the rules of war, terrorists, spies, guerillas, and irregular forces have NO rights under military law.  
  60. 2016 Tuesday:  In a speech in New Hampshire, U.S. senator and failed presidential candidate Bernie Sanders swallows his pride and endorses Hillary Rodham Clinton for president, even though he won loads of primaries and caucuses.  Elsewhere, Iraq sees continued violence as a car bomb detonates in a Baghdad market killing at 12 people and injuring another 20 or so.  Bombs go off in other parts of the strife-ridden nation. 
  61. 2017 Wednesday: A68, the world’s largest iceberg, estimated to weigh in at about 1.1 trillion tons, calves off the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica and heads out to sea.  Of course, the Green banshees go berserk, claiming it to be the end of the world.  Uh, okay.  Meanwhile, Nobel Peace Prize winner and pro-democracy advocate Liu Xiaobo said to be in ‘grave condition yesterday’ by Chi-Com doctors is said to be suffering from late-stage liver cancer.  The United States says he should be allowed to come to the U.S. for treatment.  The Chi-Coms disagree.
  62. 2018 Thursday: For her role in “Killing Eve,” Sandra Oh becomes the first actress to be nominated for an Emmy in a leading role.  Meanwhile, after passing legislation in its Parliament, the Republic of Ireland will become the first country to sell off its investments in fossil fuels.  Ah, such virtue signaling!   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump arrives in the UK for a four-day state visit even though there are widespread protests and a flying ‘baby Trump’ balloon over London.
  63. 2019 Wednesday: President Donald J. Trump’s Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigns over his handling of the Jeffrey Epstein case and the extremely lenient plea deal he gave the infamous pedophile.  Meanwhile, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin announces that the United States is running out of money faster than anticipated.   Elsewhere, millions of people sign up on a Facebook page encouraging everyone to participate in a ‘storming of Area 51 in the Nevada desert, in an effort to ‘see them aliens.’  Finally, at a Billy Joel concert in which, the singer-musician dedicated a song to Bill and Hillary Clinton who were in attendance, the crowd booed the former president and his wife.
  64. 2020 Sunday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– The Beijing Bat Flu, the one Xi Jinping sent to the rest of the world, continues trashing the world as the escapee from the Wuhan Institute of Virology continues taking names and calling numbers.  Here are the stats for the globe for today: 12,507,849 confirmed cases, 560,460 confirmed deaths, and 6,890,914 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are the stats for today: 3,290,994 confirmed cases, 136,631 confirmed deaths, and 970,345 confirmed recoveries.
  65. 2020 Sunday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington state- here are the stats, Golden State first: 312,334 confirmed cases, 6,945 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 1,130 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 840 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 39,218 confirmed cases, 1,424 confirmed deaths, and like other mostly BLUE locales, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  66. 2020 Sunday B: An unknown explosion about an amphibious assault ship, the USS Bonhomme Richard injures 18 sailors and floods the city of San Diego, California, with roiling clouds of black acrid smoke.  Meanwhile, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says he is going to ask former Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller to appear before his committee to answer questions on the now-exposed to be BS ‘Trump-Russian Collusion’ scam.
  67. 2021 Monday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 188,030,700 confirmed cases, +371,359, 4,055,268 confirmed deaths, +8,360 and 171,974,587 confirmed recoveries, +525,179.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,761,400 confirmed cases, UP 29,807 from yesterday’s reporting, 623,010 confirmed deaths, UP 165, [ix] and 29,269,979 confirmed recoveries, UP 27,798.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  68. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 304,650 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 154,545 deaths  
  69. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,840,422 confirmed cases, 63,902 confirmed deaths, and 2,079,336 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,406,727 confirmed cases, 38,157 confirmed deaths, and 2,240,417 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,544 confirmed cases, 521 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 458,957 confirmed cases, 6,053 confirmed deaths, and 227,885 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Federal Prisons: they have 55,065 confirmed cases, 244 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [xi]    
  70. 2021 Monday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 846,327 confirmed cases, 6,438 confirmed deaths, and 835,792 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Andorra, 146th country on the list: 14,155 cases of the virus, 127 confirmed deaths and 13,787 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  71. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,996.18, UP 126.02 points (+0.36%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,733.24, UP 31.32 points (+0.21%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,384.63, UP 15.08 points (+0.35%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $74.27 per barrel, +0.15 (+0.20%).  The price of GOLD is $1,809.30 per troy oz., +3.40 (+0.19%) while the price of SILVER is $26.37 per troy ounce, +0.12 (+0.46%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,115.50 per troy oz, -7.50 (-0.67%) while the price of COPPER is $4.33 per pound, +0.01 (+0.25%). [xiii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,855.71 per troy oz, -0.86 (-0.03%). [xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $18,850.00 per troy oz., +250.00 (+1.42%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $655,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,494.25 per troy oz., -1.50 (-0.06%). [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.82.     In Armenian Dram, one greenback equals 494.88 and in Aruban Florin, a buck equals 1.78 and in Australian Dollar, one dollar equals 1.33 of theirs. [xvi]        
  72. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.313 per gallon, $3.006 in Florida, $4.034 in Hawaii, and $3.833 in Washington state. [xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Wyoming: $3.396.  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- Brazil: $4.234 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,514,573,672,003 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Switzerland, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Belgium with $253 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  73. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 111 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and her 17th day since her one and only trip to the border.  Wow.  Meanwhile, President Joe Biden’s regime is easing restrictions on pregnant illegal alien heifers to enter the country.  Yet another slap in the frigging face.  Enough already, Joe, enough!
  74. 2021 Monday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Following threats by the Taliban, the U.S. announces plans to scale down the size of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul.  We suspect the U.S. will abandon the Afghans the same way the U.S. abandoned the South Vietnamese.   Elsewhere, U.S. forces continue coming under attack from Iranian-backed jihadists thanks to Joe Biden’s questionable airstrikes on their positions.   Meanwhile, after 62 years of socialist hell, Cubans are flooding the streets protesting communism and the damnation under which they have lived.  President Donald J. Trump came out today and said that ‘he stands with the Cuban people!’  Where is slobbering Joe Biden?  The regime in Havana claims the people are upset because they cannot keep the lights on and the Miami ‘mafia’ is trying to topple them. [xx]   Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says the Cuban protests are a ‘fight for freedom.’  The mayor of Miami, Francis X. Suarez says that what’s going on in Cuba could ‘affect the entire hemisphere.’
  75. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News / Overseas News II– In other interesting Foreign News/Overseas News, the Biden regime continues to support the 45th president’s policies when it comes to denying the South China Sea to the Chi-Coms.  How long, Joe?  In other communist news, Christian churches continue to burn in Canada while Nero- uh, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau- son of one of the Rolling Stones- continues to play pocket pool in Ottawa.  Next, a south Florida man is at the forefront of the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise.
  76. 2021 Monday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– As the federal government recruits its army of Joestapo COVID-19 door knockers, the recruits are told to pay NO attention to NO SOLICITING SIGNS, stick to the script, and get people’s health data.  Let me say this loud and clear: IF your Joestapo thugs violate HIPPA laws, we will photograph them and go to court.  YOU cannot come after anyone’s private health information, Joe.  (Note- a lot of people are going to get their asses beat and some are going to get shot.  Bea O’Malley still says that ‘every time white liberals encourage black folks to do something for their own good, it never works out well for them).
  77. 2021 Monday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Meanwhile, as the fight to force EVERY U.S. CITIZEN to get vaccinated while allowing millions of illegal aliens to go about their business, a strange ally for the anti-Chi-Vi-vaxxers arrives on scene with teachers’ unions saying “HELL, NO” to mandatory vaccinations for a disease that 99-percent of the afflicted survive. In France, President Emanuel Macron is ordering ALL healthcare workers to get vaccinated or to give up their jobs. Next, the FDA is preparing to slap a warning of autoimmune disorders onto the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
  78. 2021 Monday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News Rep. Jody Hice, R-GA 10th congressional district, says that just under 35,000 questionable ballots remain in the Peach State.  Famed conservative politician Newt Gingrich says that the Dems push against voter ID is a ‘dead loser.’  Meanwhile, Ohio has identified 117 illegal aliens who either registered to vote or who actually voted.  Round them up, put them in prison, then deport them and their entire families.  In other news, Texas Democrats flee to Washington, D.C., so they won’t have to vote on the Lone Star State’s new election security laws.  Sounds like a filibuster of some sort, huh?
  79. 2021 Monday L: Political News I– As the United States continues imploding by the day in the hands of drooling Joe Biden, patriotic Trump supporters are stepping up across the nation and seeking to win governorships in a number of states.  God bless them.  The fact that President Trump won 71-percent in the CPAC straw poll on Sunday adds fuel to the fire.  So does listening to losers such as Rep. Adam Kinzinger, RINO-IL 16th congressional district, mouth stupidities about how evil President Trump is.  (Note- this guy is on the Fourth Annual Lavrentiy Beria nominees list).  Speaking of CPAC, YouTube blocked the American Conservative Union from sharing video from the Dallas CPAC conference.  These scumbags in Big Tech simply cannot get out of their own way.
  80. 2021 Monday M: Political News II– Entertainer John Rich said that liberalism is trashing Nashville as liberal moneybags are now employing censors to squelch the voices of patriotic Country Music stars.   Meanwhile, the G20 is aboard the Joe Biden ‘global minimum tax hike on corporations’ while smaller nations that can provide tax shelters in exchange for help in economic development are deadest against the BS.  Elsewhere, Democrats are fighting tooth and nail to stop the Pennsylvania Election Audit doing everything they can do to prevent it from occurring.  (Note- IF there’s nothing to hide, what’s the problem Keystone State Democrats?).  Meanwhile, Donald J. Trump Jr. is slamming the ATF nominee, David Chipman.  Everyone should.  Finally, Joe Biden continues making empty threats about Russia and their hackers, news reporters have begun laughing at the feeble old fool.
  81. 2021 Monday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– The U.S. State Department is set to release a report on the U.S. government’s plan to prevent and to respond against incidents of global atrocities.  What are you going to do about the Chi-Coms, Secretary Anthony Blinken?
  82. 2021 Monday O: Mass Shootings News– A new report says that the massive increase in gun sales has little to nothing to do with the equally massive spike in gun crimes in BLUE STATES and BLUE CITIES.  Increased shootings occur in gun-free zones which are exclusive domains of DEMOCRATS.  Rep. Nancy Mace, R-SC 1st congressional district, says that cities with ‘tough gun control laws see increased crime.’  Amen.
  83. 2021 Monday P: National Security News– Today, we learned that 120 retired U.S. military upper echelon officers have signed a letter to the Biden regime warning of encroaching Marxism through all levels of government.  Good.  Time to start raising troops.
  84. 2021 Monday Q: Moron News I– Today’s MORON NEWS involves the highly esteemed Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The FBI is continuing its push to enlist disgruntled family members to frame other family members, neighbors, friends, co-workers, and anyone else with whom they come in contact IF they suspect them of being WHITE SUPREMACISTS.  Wow.  No wonder NO one will ever speak to a government agent without an attorney present.
  85. 2021 Monday R: Sports News I– Tokyo has declared a state of emergency ahead of the upcoming 2021 Summer Olympics thanks to the rise in Xi Jinping Bat Flu cases.   Elsewhere, as the Washington Redskins continue thrashing around for a new, politically correct name acceptable to the Democratic-Socialists and their WOKE pansy allies, the ‘Skins blow off the name, ‘Warriors.’  Not acceptable.  (Note- send letter to ‘Skins owner and suggest the Washington Woosies).
  86. 2021 Monday S: Texas State News– Former state Senator Don Huffines, R-TX, threw his hat into the ring today to challenge Governor Greg Abbott.
  87. 2021 Monday T: Energy News– Governor Doug Burgum, R-ND, says that Joe Biden’s crackpot energy policies have cost his state more than $100 million.
  88. 2021 Monday: Stick around…

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

[ii] Sadly, when we promoted Fleetwood Mac, we should also have done the music of Chicken Shack OR we could have done it when we did the music of Savoy Brown.  Hopefully, we will get them up in the next 1-2 years.

[iii] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  On Tuesday, 18-January-2011, we promoted the album, “Rumors.”  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We thank you.

[iv] We are not sure when we will present the music of the Cars but if you are still with us when we celebrate our second decade of activity, you may see them then so please, stay with us.  We thank you.

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

[vi] We 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.

[vii] 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.

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

[ix] 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)

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

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

[xii] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xx] Interestingly enough, Fake News hacks are blaming President Donald J. Trump for the Cuban ‘crisis.’

175. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2022

1941 Tuesday: During the German advance into the Soviet Union, they overrun Vilna, Brest-Litovsk, and Kaunas. The first city, interestingly enough, was captured by Napoleon on the same day during his invasion of Russia back in 1812. The panzers were rolling so quickly that many Red Army troops were taken by surprise, overrun, and either killed or captured.

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175. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2022:

President Grover Cleveland; Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell; U.S. Attorneys-General Charles Lee and William B. Saxbe; Acting U.S. Attorney General Paul Clement; U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper; U.S. Interior Secretary Douglas McKay; U.S. Secretaries of State Abel P. Upshur and Robert Lansing; “Like a Rolling Stone” by Bob Dylan, Dire Straits featuring John Illsley, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Mike de Albuquerque, Fleetwood Mac featuring Mick Fleetwood, Family featuring Charlie Whitney, Hawkwind featuring Niall Hone, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Deborah “Jo-Jo” Billingsley, the Moody Blues featuring Patrick Moraz, Traffic featuring Chris Wood, the Yardbirds featuring Jeff Beck, and the Zombies featuring Colin Blunstone:

  1. 451 Saturday: The 10th recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet occurs.
  2. 1314 Sunday: The forces of Scotland’s King Robert I defeated the English in the Battle of Bannockburn.
  3. 1340 Friday: During the 100 Years War, a British naval fleet destroys the French fleet at harbor in Sluys.  Seldom did the French win sea battles against the Brits and this one was no different than countless ones before.
  4. 1374 Friday: A sudden outbreak of St. John’s Dance causes people in the streets of Aachen, Germany, to experience hallucinations and begin to jump and twitch uncontrollably until they collapse from exhaustion.
  5. 1396 Friday: Crusaders under the Earl of Nevers arrive at Vienna, Austria, on the way to the Holy Land.
  6. 1397 Saturday: Sultan Bajezid I- the fourth Ottoman Turkish Sultan and defender of the faithful- ransoms the Crusaders captured in battle for large bounties.  Much better than having one’s head decapitated.  
  7. 1497 Thursday: John Cabot claims eastern Canada for England, believing that he had arrived in Asia.
  8. 1509 Thursday: Henry VIII was crowned as king of England; his wife, Catherine of Aragon, was crowned queen consort.
  9. 1540 Monday: Henry the VIII divorces his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves.
  10. 1648 Wednesday: In the Ukraine, Cossacks slaughter 2,000 Jews and 600 Polish Catholics.
  11. 1664 Tuesday: British colonists founded and named New Jersey, naming it after the Isle of Jersey.
  12. 1717 Thursday: A group founded the Freemasons in London, England.
  13. 1793 Monday: The people of France adopted the first republican constitution the nation ever had on this date.
  14. 1795 Wednesday: The United States and Great Britain sign Jay’s Treaty, which deals with extradition.
  15. 1807 Tuesday: A grand jury in Richmond, Virginia, indicted former Vice President Aaron Burr on charges of treason and high misdemeanor; however, the jury later acquitted him.
  16. 1811 Sunday: Future 33rd Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell, is born in Washington, Georgia, on this date.  A Democrat, President Franklin Pierce nominated him to fill the seat of John McKinley.  Campbell served from March 22, 1853, to April 30, 1861.
  17. 1812 Tuesday: Napoleon’s Grande Armée crosses the Neman River, beginning the ill-fated invasion of Russia, something Adolf Hitler would replicate 129 years later.  Things did not go well for Napoleon and for Hitler and the European Axis partners, even worse.  General Winter is a bitch to beat.
  18. 1815 Friday: In Fauquier County, Va., the former third U.S. Attorney-General Charles Lee died at age 56 or 57.  A Federalist, he served under Presidents George Washington and John Adams from December 10, 1795, to March 04, 1801. 
  19. 1817 Monday: Foreign interests plant the first coffee in Hawaii on the Kona Coast.
  20. 1843 Friday: The 15th U.S. Secretary of State Abel P. Upshur assumed office on this date.  A Whig, he served under President John Tyler from June 24,1843 to February 28, 1844.
  21. 1844 Sunday: Charles Goodyear received a U.S. patent for vulcanized rubber.
  22. 1861 Sunday: Tennessee becomes the 11th and final state to secede from the Union.  Meanwhile, Federal gunboats attacked Confederate batteries at Mathias Point, Virginia, during the Civil War.
  23. 1880 Wednesday: “O Canada,” the future Canadian national anthem, was first performed in Quebec City.  Back then the country valued freedom, liberty, and the right to determine one’s path in life whereas 140 years later or so, the nation- in the hands of a pro-Chi-Com loser named Justin Trudeau- would be trying to implicate the horrors of Chi-Com fascism in the once proud nation.  Get rid of this worm.
  24. 1884 Monday: John Lynch is the first black elected to be the chair of a political convention, the Republican Party.
  25. 1885 Tuesday: Samuel David Ferguson becomes the first black bishop in the United States.
  26. 1893 Saturday: In Portland, Oregon, future 35th U.S. Interior Secretary Douglas McKay is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, to April 15, 1956.
  27. 1894 Sunday: The nations of the world agree to hold the modern Olympics every four years.
  28. 1896 Wednesday: Booker T. Washington became the first African American to receive an honorary Master of Arts degree from Howard University on this date.
  29. 1908 Wednesday: The 22nd and 24th presidents of the United States, Grover Cleveland, died in Princeton, New Jersey, at age 71.  His first stint as the 22nd president went from March 04, 1885, to March 04, 1889, and again, when he was the 24th president, he served from March 04, 1893, to March 04, 1897.
  30. 1915 Thursday: The 42nd U.S. Secretary of State Robert Lansing assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson / served from today until February 13, 1920.
  31. 1916 Saturday: In World War I, the Battle of the Somme begins with a weeklong artillery bombardment on the German lines.  Elsewhere, future 70th U.S. Attorney General William B. Saxbe is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from January 04, 1974, to February 02, 1975, then became ambassador to India.
  32. 1917 Sunday: At Sebastopol in the Crimea, the Russian Black Sea fleets launch a mutiny.
  33. 1922 Saturday: The American Professional Football Association took the name the National Football League.
  34. 1939 Saturday: The Southeast Asian country Siam changed its name to Thailand.  (It went back to being Siam in 1945, and then became Thailand once again in 1949.
  35. 1940 Monday: During World War II, France signed an armistice with Fascist Italy after succumbing to both Nazi and Italian troops.  Mussolini saw how well the Germans were overrunning France and launched his own invasion in the Alpine region.  However, theirs floundered while the Nazis destroyed the French, British, and Belgian armies.  Still, they got a seat at the table.  Meanwhile, news crews used television cameras for the first time in a political convention—the GOP Convention in Philadelphia.
  36. 1941 Tuesday: During the German advance into the Soviet Union, they overrun Vilna, Brest-Litovsk, and Kaunas.  The first city, interestingly enough, was captured by Napoleon on the same day during his invasion of Russia back in 1812.  The panzers were rolling so quickly that many Red Army troops were taken by surprise, overrun, and either killed or captured.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt pledged all possible support to the Soviet Union during World War II.  
  37. 1942 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps crosses the border between Libya and Egypt—this was as far as it would get.  However, had they not outrun their supply lines and had not the British grown a spine and launched a last-ditch defensive effort, the Afrika Korps could have conquered Egypt and seized the Suez Canal.  Had that happened, Germany’s World War I ally Turkey would have entered the war.
  38. 1943 Thursday: Allied air assaults continue hammering Sicily as the Allies prepare to land on the soil of one of the three main Axis allies- Fascist Italy.  The Germans and diehard Black Shirt Fascists are going to put up a stiff resistance when the landings come.
  39. 1944 Saturday: John “Charlie” Whitney, famous English guitarist with the bands Family[i], the Streetwalkers, and Axis Point, was born in Skipton, North Yorkshire, the United Kingdom.  If you know none of the three aforementioned bands, you sure as heck should.  Chris Wood, famous flautist and saxophonist with the British band, Traffic[ii], was born on this date, too, but in Quinton, Birmingham, England. Another famed musician, eclectic guitarist, Jeff Beck[iii] was born in Wallington, London, England, on this date- quite a date for famous British musicians.
  40. 1944 Saturday A: On the Eastern Front, the Soviets continue pummeling the Nazis.  They continue encirclements and beat German troops to withdrawal points, in effect repaying the Nazis for what they did to them three years earlier when Operation Barbarossa erupted onto Soviet soil.   Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater, heavy fighting continues on the island of Saipan.  Japanese troops are determined to hold it to the death.
  41. 1945 Sunday: Future vocalist with the British invasion band, the Zombies[iv]—Colin Blunstone—is born on this date in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England.   Elsewhere, great celebrations begin in Moscow as jubilant Soviets celebrate the end of World War II in Europe.  Even as the people drag Nazi battle standards across Red Square and then throw them at the foot of Lenin’s Tomb, Red Army forces are heading east for the invasion of Manchuria.  The Japanese have no clue as to what is coming their way.
  42. 1947 Tuesday: Kenneth Arnold makes the first widely reported UFO sighting near Mount Rainier, Washington.  Meanwhile, future co-creator of the great British band, Fleetwood Mac[v] and its drummer, Mick Fleetwood, was born in in Redruth, Cornwall, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Mike de Albuquerque, bassist/vocalist with ELO[vi] 1972-4, is born on this date in Wimbledon, England.
  43. 1948 Thursday: Communist forces cut off all land and water routes between West Germany and West Berlin, prompting the western allies to organize the Berlin Airlift.  Elsewhere, Patrick Moraz—future keyboardist with the British rock band, the Moody Blues[vii]—is born in Morges, Switzerland, on this date.
  44. 1949 Friday: The first television western, “Hopalong Cassidy,” aired on NBC-TV starring William Boyd in the title role.  Elsewhere, John Illsley member of British rock band, Dire Straits[viii] (bass/guitars/vocals 1977-1995) is born on this date in Leicester, England.  
  45. 1953 Wednesday: John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier announced their engagement on this date.
  46. 1957 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Roth v. United States, ruled 6-3 that obscene materials were not protected by the First Amendment.
  47. 1962 Monday: After 22 innings in one of the longest Major League Baseball games of the time, the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers by a final score of 9-7.
  48. 1964 Thursday: The Federal Trade Commission announced that starting in 1965; cigarette manufacturers would have to include warnings on their packaging about the harmful effects of smoking.   Meanwhile, AT&T inaugurated “Picture-phone” service between New York, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., on this date; however, the service never caught on; what?
  49. 1966 Saturday: In Cedarburg, Wisconsin, future U.S. Acting Attorney General Paul Clement is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George W. Bush from September 17 to September 18, 2007.
  50. 1968 Tuesday: “Resurrection City,” a shantytown constructed as part of the Poor People’s March on Washington, D.C., was closed by the authorities.  Meanwhile, in the 2nd round of their heavyweight title match, Joe Frazier scores a TKO over Manuel Ramos at the end of the 2nd round of a 15-round title bout to retain the NYSAC heavyweight boxing title.  By beating the Mexican heavyweight, Frazier improved his record to 21-0.
  51. 1970 Thursday: Niall Hone—future multi-instrumentalist with the British space-rock band, Hawkwind[ix] 2008-present—is born on this date.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly to repeal the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution on this date.
  52. 1971 Friday: The National Basketball Association modified its four-year eligibility rule to allow for collegiate hardship cases.
  53. 1973 Sunday: President Richard M. Nixon concluded his summit with the visiting leader of the Soviet Union, Leonid Brezhnev, who hailed the talks in an address on American television.
  54. 1975 Tuesday: 113 people were killed when an Eastern Airlines Boeing 727 crashed while attempting to land during a thunderstorm at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport.
  55. 1982 Thursday: A British Airways Boeing 747 lost power in all four engines while passing through volcanic ash from Mount Galunggung in Indonesia; however, the crew managed to restart the engines and made a safe landing in Jakarta.  Meanwhile, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) declares that a president cannot be sued for actions in office.
  56. 1983 Friday: The space shuttle Challenger—carrying America’s first woman in space, Sally K. Ride—coasted to a safe landing at Edwards Air Force Base in Edwards, California.  
  57. 1985 Monday: Natalia Solzhenitsyn, the wife of exiled Soviet author Alexander Solzhenitsyn, became a U.S. citizen.
  58. 1986 Tuesday: The federal government designated the Empire State Building as a National Historic Landmark.
  59. 1992 Wednesday: John Gotti begins serving his life sentence in prison.
  60. 1993 Thursday: David Gelernter, a Yale University computer scientist, was seriously injured by a mail bomb sent from the Unabomber, Theodore “Ted” Kaczynski.
  61. 1995 Saturday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the New Jersey Devils sweep the Detroit Red Wings in 4 games.
  62. 1997 Tuesday: The U.S. Air Force released a report titled, “The Roswell Report, Case Closed” that dismissed the claims that an alien spacecraft had crashed in Roswell, N.M., in 1947.   Meanwhile, in Nashville, Tennessee, heavyweight boxer Greg Page improves his record to 46-12 with his 1st round TKO of Wes Black
  63. 1998 Wednesday: AT&T Corporation struck a deal to buy cable TV giant Tele-Communications Inc.  for $31.7 billion on this date.
  64. 2002 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that juries, not judges, must make the decision to give a convicted killer the death penalty.
  65. 2010 Thursday: In Cullman, Alabama, Deborah Jo “JoJo” Billingsley, vocalist with Lynyrd Skynyrd[x] 1975-1977 and the only member of the band not to be on the airplane that crashed having had a dream two nights before the tragedy, lost her battle with cancer on this date; she was 58-years-old.
  66. 2011 Friday: Intelligence authorities report that the cellphone from Osama bin Laden’s captured courier contained phone numbers associated with Harakat-ul-Mujahadeen, which suggests to them the possibility that bin Laden, had contacts in the Pakistani Intelligence Agency.
  67. 2012 Sunday: Authorities find the last known Pinta Island tortoise, Lonesome George, dead from old age.
  68. 2013 Monday: After beating the Boston Bruins in six games, the Chicago Blackhawks win the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.  Meanwhile, opening statements took place in Sanford, Florida, trial of George Zimmerman, the trigger-happy neighborhood watchman accused of murdering 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.  However, the jury later acquitted him as the prosecutors gave them but one charge instead of several lesser ones, which lead them to give Zimmerman a pass.  Elsewhere, in one of Wimbledon’s greatest upsets, an ailing Rafael Nadal was knocked out in straight sets by 135th ranked Steve Darcis of Belgium, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (8), 6-4.
  69. 2014 Tuesday: Handwritten lyrics to Bob Dylan’s[xi] “Like a Rolling Stone”—written on hotel stationary, sells for $2 million at auction.
  70. 2016 Friday: British Prime Minister David Cameron resigns after his country votes for Brexit.
  71. 2017 Saturday: The United Nations reports that the worst cholera epidemic in the world- in Yemen- has hit 200,000 cases with at least 1,300 deaths.  It continues getting worse because of Iranian hegemony in the Arab nation what with them funding the Houthi rebels.
  72. 2018 Sunday: Britain’s Prince William begins a five-day whirlwind tour of the Middle East visiting Jordan, Israel, and the Palestinian territories. 
  73. 2019 Monday: In response to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard downing a U.S. drone over the Persian Gulf, President Donald J. Trump targets Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other Iranian thugs with sanctions.  Meanwhile, U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper assumed his position on this date.  He served under President Donald J. Trump from today until July 15, 2019.  A so-called Republican, he would become the 27th U.S. secretary of defense on July 23 and would serve in this position until President Trump fired his worthless, traitorous butt on November 09, 2020.
  74. 2020 Wednesday: A three judge panel of the D.C. Court of Appeals tells D.C. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan to DROP the case against former national security advisor and Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn (Ret.) that both the prosecutors and the U.S. Department of Justice already asked him to end.  At the time of publication, we have not yet heard whether this political activist judge will do what was asked of him or whether he will continue trying to go after Flynn.  It is clear to everyone with half-a-brain or more that it’s OVER, the man has been unfairly punished and forced into pleading guilty to save his family members.  It has cost him $6.7 million to defend himself from this frivolous batch of bulls**t.
  75. 2020 Wednesday A: Here are the Kung Flu stats for the world today: 9,237,691 confirmed cases, 476,911 confirmed deaths, and 4,613,425 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the United States, here are today’s stats for the Chinese Virus Crisis: 2,425,361 confirmed cases, 123,726 confirmed deaths, and 746,563 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day possesses chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, the NOT-so-Golden State first: 190,222 confirmed cases, 5,632 confirmed deaths, and as usual, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are today’s stats: 819 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 673 confirmed recoveries.  Lastly, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 29,826 confirmed cases, 1,293 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  For the fun of it, let’s look at the numbers for Michigan: 68,555 confirmed cases, 6,114 confirmed deaths, but sadly, Napoleonic Governor Gretchen Whitmer WON’T release the number of confirmed recoveries.
  76. 2020 Wednesday B: Sadly, there was a dreadful day on Wall Street.  Here are the numbers for the DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,445.94, DOWN 710.16 points (2.73%).  Next, here are the numbers for the NASDAQ: 9,907.17, DOWN 222.20 points (2.19%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,050.33, DOWN 80.96 points (2.59%).  Finally, President Donald J. Trump announces he will sign an executive order that will forbid the desecration of federal monuments or memorials with the possibility of 10 years in federal prison.  We have seen uncontrolled mobs, filled with communists, and funded by the Chinese Communist Party (or so we believe) that the minute a horrible crime like the slaying of George Floyd occurs, take to the streets across the nation destroying everything in their path as though they were reincarnations of Mao Zedong’s Red Guards.  Sign it, Mr. President, sign it, and let’s see this scum go to PRISON for good.
  77. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 180,731,945 confirmed cases, +378,678, 3,914,970 confirmed deaths, +7,439 and 165,386,176 confirmed recoveries, +32,566.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,462,650 confirmed cases, UP 11,056 from yesterday’s reporting, 618,608 confirmed deaths, UP 424,[xii] and 28,869,756 confirmed recoveries, UP 26,146.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xiii]  
  78. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 300,702 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 158,947 deaths  
  79. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,812,767 confirmed cases, 63,486 confirmed deaths, and 2,072,038 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,363,485 confirmed cases, 37,768 confirmed deaths, and 2,174,419 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,429 confirmed cases, 515 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 451,311 confirmed cases, 5,898 confirmed deaths, and 225,064 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Rhode Island, home of racist bigoted Senator Sheldon Whitehouse: they have 152,501 confirmed cases, 2,727 confirmed deaths, and 9,363 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]   
  80. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 840,430 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,212 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  French Guiana, 127th country on the list: 26,799 cases of the virus, 142 confirmed deaths and 9,995 confirmed recoveries.[xv]     
  81. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,196.82, UP 322.58 points (+0.95%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,369.71, UP 97.98 points (+0.69%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,266.49, UP 24.65 points (+0.58%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.26 per barrel, -0.04 (-0.05%).  The price of GOLD is $1,775.50 per troy oz., -1.20 (-0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $26.00 per troy ounce, -0.06 (-0.21%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,093.20 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $4.32 per pound, +0.01 (+0.26%).[xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,643.88 per troy oz, +31.08 (+1.19%).[xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,750.00 per troy oz., -250.00 (-1.25%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $582,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.43%). [xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.84.     In Pakistani Rupee, one greenback equals 157.60 and in Panamanian Balboa, a buck equals 1.00 and in Papua New Guinean Kina, one dollar equals 3.42 of theirs.[xix]        
  82. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.249 per gallon, $2.939 in Florida, $3.993 in Hawaii, and $3.670 in Washington state.[xx]    Let’s look at one other location- New Jersey: $3.082.  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- Bahamas: $3.941 per U.S. Gallon.[xxi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,444,594,224,863 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xxii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Germany, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Bermuda with $73 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxiii]
  83. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day #93 for Willie Brown’s mattress, the laughing jackal, aka the ‘border czar’ aka “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in this job and yet to have visited the southern border.  Reportedly, she is going to go tomorrow so as to beat President Donald J. Trump who is visiting the border with Texas state and GOP officials this upcoming Wednesday, June 30.   Next, here are today’s stats as presented by One America News: (1) Cost this day for caring for the illegal aliens in the country: $530,048,320.  (2) Total Cost this year of caring for infestation: $191,215,026,176.  Next, (3) numbers of illegals who have crossed this year: 1.959,861.  Finally, (4) Total estimated number of illegal aliens lurking in the country: 35,959,800.  (Note- our blog has been around since 2009 and back then, we estimated the number of illegal aliens in the country at 35-50 million.  Now, a dozen years later, we believe the number of illegals infesting the country is around 75 is around 75-100 million.  Time to begin scooping up this flotsam and jetsam of humanity and loading them aboard trains, planes, airliners, buses, and even freighters and returning them to Tierra del Fuego.  Let them march up from the tip of South America back to the border where hopefully, we will have lain in minefields, antipersonnel ditches and obstacles, and other impediments to the illegal alien invasion.  It must stop now).
  84. 2021 Thursday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– The BBC is reporting that the conditions in which illegal alien brats are languishing is absolutely horrific and is an insult to all nations claiming to respect ‘human rights.’  Meanwhile, we continue hearing that the illegal alien brats able to escape these gulags are being shuttled across the country and handed over to foster parents who are getting paid handsomely to care for these noncitizen children.  Cheaper to send them home.  NOW.  Rep. Jason Smith, R-MO 8th congressional district, told Chris Salcedo of Newsmax TV that the federal government is ignoring all laws connected with illegals by giving them housing vouchers, free travel, food, transportation, and even stimulus checks which is insane, costing the American taxpayers, and simply must stop.  (Note- and ‘hairy-legs Joe’ wonders why the American people continue buying more firearms, ammo, and anything else they can with which to defend themselves from both illegal aliens and out-of-control, oppressive federal government).
  85. : Foreign News / Overseas News I– Israel opposes the reentry of the United States into the Iran nuclear deal, aka the JCPOA.  Next, over allegations of the rampant use of SLAVE LABOR in Chi-Com concentration camps, the United States is banning imports of materials used in solar panels from that hellhole of a nation.  Good.  Let’s make everything we can here in the United States- like we used to do.   Meanwhile, the FREEDOM FIGHTERS of the TRUE CHINA- Taiwan- are condemning the shuttering of the Apple Daily, a true voice for the pro-democracy, pro-freedom movement in Hong Kong.  The Chi-Coms have arrested many upper echelon employees and have closed the paper down as of today.  Thank you, Taiwan, for being so bold in calling out this evil travesty.  “Pro-China Joe” Biden most certainly won’t.  Elsewhere, there is fear that with Benjamin Netanyahu no longer the prime minister of Israel that all the gains made by the Abraham Accords could go out the window.  That would be sad.   Finally, German Fuhrer Angela Merkel says that Europe is on ‘thin ice’ due to the rise of the Delta variant of the Chi-Com Bat Flu Virus running amok there.  Uh, okay.
  86. 2021 Thursday IPolitical News I– Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, to Newsmax TV: “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka the ‘border czar,’ is visiting the wrong part of the border tomorrow.   Next, former governor and UN ambassador Nikki Haley is scheduled to give the keynote address at Iowa’s Annual Lincoln Day GOP dinner fueling speculation that she may run for the White House in 2024.  (Note- don’t bother, Nikki, we place you in the same category as other losers such as John McCain, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, John Boehner, and other detestable RINOs.  Still, it’s your humiliation).
  87. 2021 Thursday J:  Political News II– As the witch hunt grinds on and on, the New York State Bar Association has suspended the law license of “America’s Mayor” Rudy Giuliani, also the attorney of President Donald J. Trump.  These people should be ashamed.  New York could care less about all the riots that happened last summer, the countless businesses burned, the people injured and even killed; no, all they care about is anyone on the Trump team.  F**k them.  Speaking of Rudy, he said that outgoing NYC Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio, CPUSA, legacy is rising crime and nothing else.
  88. 2021 Thursday K: Political News III– Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-TX 1st congressional district, says that tomorrow’s visit by “Kooky Kamala” Harris to the southern border is going to use illegal alien kids as photo props.  Sad.   Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says ‘it’s time to fire Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci over his incompetence.’  Next, the Biden regime and a bipartisan group of senators (meaning Democratic-Socialists and obsequious RINOs) have arrived at a deal on infrastructure.  Elsewhere, the Democrat-controlled Congress has repealed Trump-era safeguards imposed on payday lenders.
  89. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden Regime News I– FBI Director Chris Wray is defending his request for $10 billion for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The FBI must monitor them thar white supremacists, you know.  Ain’t them white supremacists Democrats?  You got that right, too.   Next, following Catholic bishops determining that drooling Joe Biden is not eligible for receiving Holy Communion, Democrats are calling for reviews of tax-exempt statuses for numerous Christian houses of worship.  (Note- the Dems will NEVER go after Muslims, folks, too scary and too dangerous for them to do so).  In other Biden regime news, he is going to relocate Afghans who have aided the Americans and allied troops in Afghanistan.  Good.  In other Biden regime news, the feds say that ‘employment is significantly down thanks to business owners not hiring.’  (Note- they can’t pay the wages it would take to entice recalcitrant employees to return to work).
  90. 2021 Thursday M: California State News– Things continue going bad to worse for Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom in that the 30 days period with which to permit timid voters who signed the recall petitions to back out, out of the nearly 2 million valid signatures, only 43 people retracted their names.  Forty-three people, folks, which tells us just how much the people of this state detest the little prick.  Add to that the fact that HE LIED to the citizens of the Golden State by claiming ‘his administration performed fire maintenance on more than 90,000 acres within the state when in actuality, he did less than 12,000.  (Note- watch for the Delta variant of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu to be out of control around Election Day so the wimpy governor can try to frighten voters into not going to the polls to oust him.  It won’t work).  Speaking of the Golden State, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is urging for the declaration of a state of emergency over the homelessness problem that sees homeless people camped out on public beaches, in the streets, back alleyways, in abandoned buildings, vacant lots, parking garages, the city is going to hell and needs help.  Declare the emergency, “Nazi Newsom!”
  91. 2021 Thursday N: U.S. Military News– Reportedly, in two weeks, the U.S. will have just 650 troops stationed in Afghanistan.  Meanwhile, the pathetic political hack who serves as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley, tries to normalize the bogus Critical Race Theory (which we now view as CRIMINAL RACE THEORY), he brags about reading ‘Marx, Mao, Lenin,’ and other left-wing murderers and hacks.  Friends, General Mark Milley is akin to Nazi Generals Alfred Jodl and Wilhelm Keitel, both of whom went to the gallows in the aftermath of World War II.   This is what happens to brown-nosing political hacks and it’s time these losers were the ones culled from the herd, not brave patriots.  We wish he were a patriot like General George S. Patton or Field Marshal Douglas MacArthur but he’s not- he’s a hack.
  92. 2022 Friday: Where we were last year: The Joe Biden regime continues to stumble along, looking for white supremacists wherever they can find them even though none exist and IF they did exist, they would be among the Democrats as that is who fleshed out the ranks of the Ku Klux Klan.  Still, all components of the Executive and Legislative branches continue beating the drums seeking them out wherever they can find them so they can punish them.  How soon before drooling Joe Biden requests the Chi-Coms send him some troops so he can maintain order in the streets?

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Poor Brian Wilson, beset by mental troubles, either caused by familial or drug-induced problems was under the control of one of the EVILEST people in the annals of modern music- Dr. Eugene Landy who was hired originally by the other Beach Boys to keep poor Brian on the straight and narrow.  Somehow, this evil scumbag got control of Wilson in ways similar to what happened to Britney Spears- at a later date- only this despicable disgrace to the mental health community got his name and others among his employees as cowriters on Brian Wilson’s tunes so they could suck every cent possible out of one of America’s greatest composers.  Brian recorded a solo album- his first- the self-titled “Brian Wilson,” an album that came out on July 12, 1988.  Brian brought in a competent lot of musicians to help him craft this album and given the circumstances- with Landy or one of his minions spying on Wilson at all hours of the day and night- is worth checking out.  In later years, Landy and his troll-like helpers have had their names stripped from the album which is good because all of them deserve to be doing long prison terms in maximum-security facilities.  Seek it out, give it a listen, and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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[i] The music of this famed British band, Family as well as the spin-off group, Streetwalkers, appeared on Tuesday, 08-October-2013 through Thursday, 31-October-2013.

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

[iv] We promoted the music of the Zombies, Argent, Rod Argent, and Colin Blunstone beginning on Monday, 28-October-2019 through Sunday, 05-January-2020.  Please, check them out.

[v] 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. The album, “Rumors,” appeared on Tuesday, 18-January-2011 at our original blog.   We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too.  We thank you.

[vi] We are not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Electric Light Orchestra but we hope to do it soon just as we hope to do the music of Pink Floyd, Supertramp, Jethro Tull, and some other famous British rock bands.  Please remain vigilant for the day when we do.  We thank you.

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

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

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

[x] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news.

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

[xii] 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)

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

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

[xv] 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)

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

[xvii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xxiii] Please see the following link: Holders of US Debt – US Debt Forum.

173. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2022

1978 Thursday: The neo-Nazis call off their march through Skokie, Illinois. For weeks leading up to their planned march through a Jewish neighborhood filled with Holocaust survivors, there was major uproar across the nation and the world. Even the ACLU defended the Nazis planned march through Skokie. They finally called it off when the threat of anti-Nazi violence became so intense, they decided it wasn’t worth the trouble.

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173. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2022:

Happy Birthday, Senators Dianne Feinstein, and Elizabeth Warren

U.S. Attorney General John Macpherson Berrien; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Benjamin Bristow; U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Elizabeth Warren; .38 Special featuring Larry Junstrom, Crazy Horse featuring Ralph Molina, INXS featuring Garry Gary Beers, John Lennon, the Nazz and Utopia featuring Todd Rundgren, and the Turtles featuring Howard Kaylen:

  1. 816 Wednesday: The reign of the 97th Roman Catholic Pope Stephen IV begins on this date.  He would serve as the Vicar of Christ from today until January 24, 817.
  2. 1276 Monday: The reign of the 185th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent V ends today.  He first became the shepherd of all Christendom on January 21, 1276.
  3. 1533 Thursday: Ferdinand of Austria and Sultan Suleiman I sign a peace treaty.
  4. 1559 Monday: Crazed mobs, stirred up by anti-Semitism, loot and burn the Jewish quarter of the Czech city of Prague, causing many deaths.
  5. 1611 Wednesday: English explorer Henry Hudson, his son, and several other people were set adrift in present-day Hudson Bay by mutineers aboard the Discovery; their fate remains unknown.
  6. 1633 Wednesday: The Holy Office in Rome forces Galileo to recant his view that the sun, not the Earth, is the center of the universe.
  7. 1691 Friday: The reign of the 20th Ottoman Turkish Sultan (and Caliph of all Sunni Islam) Suleiman II ends on this date.  He first became protector of the faithful on November 08, 1687.  His successor- Sultan Ahmed II- began today and continued until February 06, 1695.
  8. 1740 Wednesday: King Frederick II of Prussia abolishes torture and guarantees freedom of expression and of the press.
  9. 1772 Monday: England abolishes slavery.
  10. 1807 Monday: British seamen boarded the USS Chesapeake on this date, an event that would lead to the War of 1812. 
  11. 1812 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte’s Grand Army enters Russia intent on taking Moscow.
  12. 1815 Thursday: Following Waterloo, Napoleon abdicates for the second time.
  13. 1831 Wednesday: The 10th U.S. Attorney General John Macpherson Berrien left office on this date.  A Democrat and then a Whig, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 09, 1829, until today.
  14. 1868 Monday: The Union readmitted Arkansas as a state.
  15. 1870 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress created the United States Department of Justice on this date.
  16. 1896 Monday: The 30th U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Bristow died in New York City, N.Y., at age 64.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from June 04, 1874, to June 20,1876.
  17. 1898 Wednesday: In the Spanish-American War, United States Marines begin landing in Cuba at Guantanamo Bay.  From there, they would begin the advance through the jungles of the eastern portion of the island towards the capital city of Santiago, defended by Spanish soldiers and their German military advisers.  
  18. 1909 Tuesday: The first transcontinental auto race ended in Seattle, Washington.
  19. 1911 Thursday: Britain’s King George V was crowned in Westminster Abbey.
  20. 1933 Thursday: When Adolf Hitler banned the participation of political parties, other than the Nazis, Germany became a one-party nation.   Meanwhile, future U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is born in San Francisco, California, on this date.  A lifelong Democrat, she would enter the U.S. Senate, representing California, on November 04, 1992, and remains there to this day.
  21. 1937 Tuesday: Joe Louis began his reign as world heavyweight champion by knocking out Gentleman Jim Braddock in the eighth round of their fight in Chicago.   The famed “Brown Bomber’s” pro record went to 32-1 and the victory gave him the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  As for Braddock, his record went to 51-26-7-3.  One more professional bout and he would retire from the sport.
  22. 1938 Wednesday: At the 2:04 minute mark in the first round of their scheduled 15-round championship rematch at Yankee Stadium Joe Louis knocked out Max Schmeling.  In so doing, the “Brown Bomber” put his pro record to 36-1 and retained the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.   As for the German heavyweight, his record went to 52-8-4.  His loss disappointed the German Fuhrer and the master race back home while Americans celebrated the victory.  
  23. 1939 Thursday: The first U.S. water-skis tournament took place at Jones Beach on Long Island, NY.
  24. 1940 Saturday: During World War II, Adolf Hitler gained a stunning victory as it forced France to sign an armistice after German forces overran Paris eight days earlier.   The French put their faith in their supposedly defensible Maginot line, never suspecting that German military leadership would invade their country not from the east but from the north through the supposedly impenetrable Ardennes Forest.  Once the German panzers broke through with air support and fast-moving artillery units, the French were in almost a constant state of retreat while their British allies fought their way to the coast and evacuation.
  25. 1941 Sunday: Germany, Italy, and Romania declare war on the Soviet Union.  During the initial invasion, Germany overruns the Baltic States leading to Estonians uprising against their Soviet overlords.  Due to Russian unpreparedness, the Axis troops drive deep into Russian territory, destroying massive quantities of military equipment on the ground and encircling vast numbers of Soviet troops.
  26. 1942 Monday: During World War II, a Japanese submarine enters the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon and shelled Fort Stevens.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Congress formally adopts the Pledge of Allegiance.
  27. 1943 Tuesday: Federal troops put down a race riot in Detroit that claimed more than 30 lives.  Elsewhere, future drummer with Crazy Horse[i]—Ralph Molina—is born on this date in Puerto Rico.  
  28. 1944 Thursday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Serviceman’s Readjustment Act of 1944, more popularly known as the “GI Bill of Rights.”
  29. 1945 Friday: With the remnants of Imperial Japanese troops either surrendering or choosing suicide, organized resistance on Okinawa ends in a U.S. victory after a brutal 81-day struggle.  The victory would allow Allied air forces closer proximity to Japan to bomb the country around the clock.
  30. 1947 Sunday: Howard Kaylen, future vocalist of the Turtles[ii] and a solo artist, is born in New York City on this date.   He would be a driving force behind this surf-rock-pop-light psychedelic pop band and would also play with the Mothers.
  31. 1948 Tuesday: Todd Rundgren[iii], future multi-instrumentalist/vocalist with the Nazz, Utopia, and with other bands and a solo artist, is born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, on this date.
  32. 1949 Wednesday: Future longtime bassist with the Southern rock band, .38-Special[iv]– Larry Junstrom- is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on this date.   Meanwhile, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, future Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is born.  Claiming to be a ‘Native American’ throughout the course of her adult life, she used this lie to attain almost everything she has ever sought: teaching jobs, political offices, and legal firms.  She entered the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2013, representing Massachusetts, and remains there to this day.  She also sought the 2020 presidential nomination of her party but flopped out, unable to even win her own state.
  33.  1957 Saturday: In Australia, future bassist/keyboardist/backing vocalist with the Down-Under rock band, INXS[v]—Garry Gary Beers—is born on this date in Sydney, Australia.
  34. 1959 Monday: The Swedish film, “Wild Strawberries,” written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, opened in New York.  Meanwhile, in a bowl tournament in Miami, Florida, bowling whiz Eddie Lubanski rolled 24 consecutive strikes, a fantastic accomplishment.  
  35. 1962 Friday: Air France Flight 117, a Boeing 707, crashed while on approach to Guadeloupe, killing all 113 people aboard.
  36. 1964 Monday: In a pair of rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that the Henry Miller novel, “Tropic of Cancer,” and the French film, “The Lovers,” were not obscene.
  37. 1969 Sunday: The Cuyahoga River catches fire in Cleveland, drawing national attention to water pollution, and spurring the passing of the Clean Water Act and the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency.  Elsewhere, singer-actress Judy Garland died in London at age 47.  
  38. 1969 Sunday A: The final day of the Newport Pop Festival occurs today.  The lineup of performers features Booker T. & the MGs, the Chambers Brothers, the Flock, the Grass Roots, Johnny Winter, Marvin Gaye, Mother Earth, Jimi Hendrix jam with Buddy Miles, Eric Burdon and Mother Earth, Poco, the Byrds, the Rascals, and Three Dog Night.
  39. 1970 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon signed an extension of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that lowered the minimum voting age to 18.
  40. 1977 Wednesday: John N. Mitchell became the first former U.S. Attorney General to go to prison as he began serving a sentence for his role in the Watergate cover-up; he was released 19 months later.
  41. 1978 Thursday: The neo-Nazis call off their march through Skokie, Illinois.  For weeks leading up to their planned march through a Jewish neighborhood filled with Holocaust survivors, there was major uproar across the nation and the world.  Even the ACLU defended the Nazis planned march through Skokie.  They finally called it off when the threat of anti-Nazi violence became so intense, they decided it wasn’t worth the trouble.  
  42. 1979 Friday: WBC heavyweight champion Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, lands a TKO over Michael “Hercules” Weaver at the 44-second mark in the 12th round of their scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship fight.  Holmes put his record to 31-0 while Weaver’s loss put him to 19-9.
  43. 1981 Monday: Nut case Mark David Chapman pleaded guilty to murdering rock star John Lennon[vi] on this date.   The scumbag asked for the former Beatles’ icon autograph and then shot him.  Give the loser the chair.
  44. 1982 Tuesday: On this date, heavyweight contender Earnie Shavers improved his record to 68-11-1 with a KO in the fifth round over Billy Joe Thomas in Houston, Texas.
  45. 1984 Friday: The British airline, Virgin Atlantic, began operations.
  46. 1988 Wednesday: Gay rights activist Leonard Matlovich discharged from the U.S. Air Force because of his homosexuality died at the age of 44.   Good.
  47. 1990 Friday: With the crumbling of the Soviet Union, U.S. troops in Berlin begin the dismantling of Checkpoint Charlie at the division between Soviet and U.S. controlled sectors of occupied Germany.
  48. 1992 Monday: In R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that “hate crime” laws that banned cross-burning and similar expressions of racial bias violated free speech rights.
  49. 1993 Tuesday: Former first lady Pat Nixon died in Park Ridge, New Jersey, at age 81.
  50. 1994 Wednesday: In the 48th NBA Finals, the Houston Rockets beat the New York Knicks 4 games to 3.
  51. 1996 Saturday: Michael “Double M” Moorer beats Axel Schultz in a 12-round split decision to win the vacant IBF heavyweight boxing title and to put his record to 37-1.  As for the German heavyweight, his record went to 21-3-1-1.
  52. 2003 Sunday: Iraq reentered the world oil market as its first shipment of crude since the U.S.-led invasion, but sabotage and looting along its largest oil pipeline delayed the flow of freshly pumped oil.  
  53. 2004 Tuesday: Islamic militants beheaded Kim Sun-IL, a South Korean hostage who pleaded for his life in a heart-wrenching videotape; he was the third foreign hostage decapitated in the Middle East in little over a month.  Meanwhile, Mexican newspaper editor Francisco Ortiz Franco was shot to death by masked gunmen in Tijuana, Mexico.
  54. 2008 Sunday: In Santa Monica, California, acerbic standup comedian and satirist, George Carlin, died at age 71.  Had he survived another 12 years or so, the sniveling little Wokies would have been howling for his head as he called things the way he saw them.
  55. 2009 Monday: Kodak announces that it is going to discontinue sales of the Kodachrome Color Film, concluding its 74-year run as an icon of photography.  Elsewhere, nine people were killed when a Washington, D.C., commuter train crashed into the rear of another during afternoon rush hour.  President Barack Obama[vii] signed the nation’s toughest anti-smoking law, aiming to keep thousands of teens from getting hooked. 
  56. 2011 Wednesday: After 16 years on the run, the feds finally catch up with notorious Boston crime boss and murderer, Whitey Bulger, by luring him down to his storage locker at his Santa Monica, California, apartment complex. 
  57. 2012 Friday: The Philippines lend $1 billion to the International Monetary Fund.  Meanwhile in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, a jury found former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky guilty of 45 counts of sexually assaulting 10 boys over 15 years.  However, Mr. Sandusky is appealing a 30- to 60-year state prison sentence.   Meanwhile, in Baghdad, jihadists set off two bombs in two marketplaces killing at least 14 and wounding another 106.
  58. 2013 Saturday: UNESCO officially names Mt. Fuji in Japan a World Heritage Site.  Good.  When are you going to name Oildale, California, a World Heritage Site?
  59. 2014 Sunday:   The Phu Ancient Cities in Myanmar and the Shahr-i-Sokhta (Burnt City) in Iran have been named World Heritage Sites; the Myanmar cities were active from 200 B.C. to 900 A.D.; the Iranian city was active primarily from 3200 B.C. to about 1800 B.C.  Elsewhere, President Barack Obama, in a recorded interview aired on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” said that al-Qaida-inspired militants who had violently seized territory in Iraq could grow to power and destabilize other countries in the region.  What did he do about it?  Not a flipping thing.
  60. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, Nikki Haley, governor of South Carolina, supports removal of the Confederate flag from state grounds; however, the state legislature must first overturn a law requiring the flag to be flown at the Confederate Soldier Monument.
  61. 2016 Wednesday: Wanting to become the first major sports franchise in Las Vegas (soccer doesn’t count), National Hockey League owners unanimously agree for the expansion team the Las Vegas Golden Nights to begin play in the 2017-18 season.  Congratulations.
  62. 2017 Thursday: In an interview with Newsweek, Prince Harry claims that ‘no one in the British royal family wants to be king or queen.’  Okay.  In 2020, his new wife, Meghan Markle would lead him away from the family and into a life of anonymity in Canada.
  63. 2018 Friday: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant; the co-owner said the move came at the request of homosexual employees who objected to Sanders’ defense of President Donald J. Trump’s effort to bar transgender people from the military.  Meanwhile, in that well-known ‘bastion of freedom,’ communist China, Chinese social media blocks comedian John Oliver after he mocks Xi Jinping, now president for life.  Ah, gee, can’t take a little ribbing?  Communists lack senses of humor.
  64. 2019 Saturday: A coup attempt in Ethiopia fails with four government officials- including Army Chief of Staff General Seare Mekonnen.  Meanwhile, the United States announces that it’s going to slap additional sanctions on Iran so as to prohibit them from ever obtaining nuclear weapons.
  65. 2020 Monday: Law enforcement in Chicago reports that over the Father’s Day weekend, 102 people were shot, 14 died, including a 3-year-old boy sitting in his father’s car.  Yet NO one is marching in the streets attacking the murderous thugs who commit these heinous crimes, NO one.  They only care when a white cop shots a black brother.  WTF, Chicago?  Wake the f**k up and stop this black-on-black genocide.  Meanwhile, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkin announces a plan to reclaim CHOP from the riotous scum inhabiting this area.  Two people were shot in the Occupied Zone over the weekend with one death.  Have the cops cleaned this human pond scum OUT?  Finally, in Washington, D.C., violent mobs attempt to tear down the statue of General and President Andrew Jackson, the man who won the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812 and then became president.  In response to the growing Chinese-funded (or so we hear) unrest, the White House evacuated all reporters.  No one seems capable of stopping the communists.  Americans will have to do it for the trembling GOP politicians.
  66. 2020 Monday A: The Xi Jinping Bat Flu continues running amok, taking names and lives.  Thank you, communist China, thank you.  Here are today’s stats: 8,546,919 confirmed cases, 456,726 confirmed deaths, and 4,195,274 confirmed recoveries.  Here are the stats for the United States, thanks to communist China: 2,350,756 confirmed cases, 122,085 confirmed deaths, and 732,227 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, we have chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 178,054 confirmed cases, 5,515 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In the Aloha State, here are the numbers: 814 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 651 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, home of Jenny Durkin and CHOP, here are the stats: 28,834 confirmed cases, 1,276 confirmed deaths, and like California, Jay Inslee releases NO number of the confirmed recoveries.
  67. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 179,871,684 confirmed cases, +327,003, 3,896,124 confirmed deaths, +7,057 and 164,622,986 confirmed recoveries, +46,416.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,432,542 confirmed cases, UP 8,724 from yesterday’s reporting, 617,832 confirmed deaths, UP 389,[viii] and 28,815,127 confirmed recoveries, UP 50,139.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]  
  68. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 299,926 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 159,723 deaths  
  69. 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: 3,811,037 confirmed cases, 63,371 confirmed deaths, and 2,071,052 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,359,926 confirmed cases, 37,585 confirmed deaths, and 2,166,358 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,367 confirmed cases, 515 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 450,176 confirmed cases, 5,880 confirmed deaths, and 223,265 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Idaho: they have 194,367 confirmed cases, 2,140 confirmed deaths, and 114,150 confirmed recoveries.[x]   
  70. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 840,079 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,174 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Australia, 125th country on the list: 30,366 cases of the virus, 910 confirmed deaths and 29,272 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  71. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,945.58, UP 68.61 points (+0.20%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,253.27, UP 111.79 points (+0.79%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,246.24, UP +26.55 points (+0.51%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.96 per barrel, +0.10 (+0.42%).  The price of GOLD is $1,779.30 per troy oz., +1.90 (+0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $25.85 per troy ounce, -0.01 (-0.03%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,072.00 per troy oz, +1.80 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.23 per pound, -0.00 (-0.04%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,552.86 per troy oz, -32.38 (-1.25%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $21,200.00 per troy oz., -800.00 (-3.64%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $590,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.33.     In New Zealand Dollar, one greenback equals 1.42 and in Nicaraguan Córdoba, a buck equals 34.85 and in New Nigerian Naira, one dollar equals 409.00 of theirs.[xv]        
  72. 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 and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.238 per gallon, $2.940 in Florida, $3.981 in Hawaii, and $3.640 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Nebraska: $2.906.  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- Peru: $3.853 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,436,907,638,042 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Norway, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Thailand with $80 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xix]
  73. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Friends, today is Day No. 91 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka the gibbering orangutan, to be in charge of the out-of-control border calamity and to have yet shown up for a single day on the job.  Where is this corrupt woman?  Why won’t she show up and do the job that Joe Biden’s earpiece bestowed on her?   Speaking of the chittering hyena, 56 Republican congressmen-and-women have signed a letter demanding the prattling loser known as “Willie Brown’s Mattress” be removed from her gig as ‘border czar.’  Meanwhile, former CBP commissioner Mark Morgan says the Biden regime’s ending of Title 42 of the public health order to turn away sick illegals back to whence they came is sending the wrong message to the ongoing tidal wave of illegal aliens.
  74. 2021 Tuesday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– As violence continues to explode across Afghanistan, the Biden regime reaffirms the U.S. troop withdrawal will continue.  Elsewhere, Carrie Lam- Beijing’s stooge running Hong Kong- says she backs the Chi-Com crackdown on pro-democracy press outlets.  In other foreign and overseas news, conservative British icon Nigel Farage told Newsmax ‘don’t trust anything Boris Johnson says.’  Amen.  BoJo seems like a political hack.
  75. 2021 Tuesday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘only strong leadership in Washington, D.C., can prevent another Chi-Com lab-engineered pandemic.’  It’s not going to happen as long as decrepit Joe Biden continues to reside in the White House.  Dr. Peter Daszak- president of the EcoHealth Alliance- has been removed from the Lancet’s COVID-19 origins commission as more and more evidence continues coming to light about the Chinese Communist Party’s close ties with the corrupt doctor- the net continues closing around Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and his minions.   Moving on, the White House now thinks it’s not going to reach its vaccination goal of getting most Americans at least one jab by July 4, Independence Day.  Folks, none of us- and more importantly- most of our loved ones- are not going to get the damned shots.
  76. 2021 Tuesday I: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News–  President Donald J. Trump says that he has NOT conceded the 2020 Presidential Election nor should he.
  77. 2021 Tuesday J: Joe Biden News– One America News reported this morning that Joe Biden can no longer address the news media according to his handlers.  His nursemaids have told him to zip his lip and avoid speaking to the press.  Okay.  When can reporters speak to the voice in his EARPIECE?  The earpiece is the REAL president.  Many believe it’s another illegitimate president, #44.
  78. 2021 Tuesday K: Political News I– A Harvard CAPS-Harris poll says that ’52-percent of Americans (a slim majority, most likely heavily weighted in favor of Democrats) believe that usurper Joe Biden made some headway with Russia’s Vladimir Putin when the two world leaders met.  Uh, okay.  Even though polling elsewhere says differently, Gallup Polling reports that 56-percent of the American people (99.99-percent Democrat-weighted) approves of the job that the ‘drooler-in-chief’ Joe Biden is doing.  What job?  Who has seen him since he returned from Europe?  He can’t even speak to the press anymore.  WTF?
  79. 2021 Tuesday L: Political News II– A recent poll of possible GOP nominees for 2024 should President Donald J. Trump not seek a third term shows that former South Carolina governor and ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, is around the bottom of potential candidates.  Go figure.   IF President Trump does not seek a third term, “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis will win the job hands-down, folks.
  80. 2021 Tuesday M: Political News III– An Iowa court permanently blocks the state’s 24-hour waiting period prior to getting an abortion.  Take the case to the appellate level and then to the high court if need be.   Elsewhere, a New Jersey school district says it will revisit its plan to erase ALL holiday names on its scholastic calendars.  Meanwhile, two Georgia counties recover costs from President Donald J. Trump’s election lawsuit challenges.   In other political news, ‘climate protesters’ protesting outside Senator Ted Cruz’s home in Houston, Texas, became unruly (go figure) leading to the arrests of eight of the little pansies.
  81. 2021 Thursday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– Watchdog group, Protect the Public’s Trust is urging federal prosecutors to investigate ‘Joe Biden’s’ nominee to head the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)- Tracy Stone-Manning alleging she has misled the Congress over a tree-spiking scheme back in 1989 to put an Idaho forest off-limits to loggers.  She claims no involvement in the matter when it looks as if she was heavily involved.  This woman cannot be confirmed to this post, there are already too many nuts employed in this ersatz regime starting at the very top.  Anyone who would ‘spike’ trees with iron rods so as to damage saws and injure people is unfit for any post, even dog catcher.
  82. 2021 Thursday O: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Outrage continues to grow over Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, DS-RI, longtime membership in a WHITES ONLY Rhode Island beach club.  When questioned about his membership, he more or less waved it off.  However, were the offender a Republican, fake news channels around the world would be on fire.  (Note- let us imagine if it were President Donald J. Trump or one of his family members that was a member of an exclusive all-WHITE club- can you imagine the riots that would explode across the country as the paid thugs of Antifa and Black Lives Matter took to the streets and do what they do best- sow division, mayhem, and violence?  Yet, no one says a peep about the slow-witted Senator Whitehouse.  Why is that?)  In other Woke News, singer Billie Eilish[xx] is begging forgiveness after a video resurfaced showing her mouthing racist slurs.  What is it with all these WOKIES who have racist, homophobic skeletons in their closets?
  83. 2021 Tuesday P: Whacked-Out News of the Day– Portland, Oregon, is planning a big ad buy so it can encourage tourists to visit their devastated city.  Come, and see the mob violence, come, and see burning buildings, looted stores, come participate in the nailing in of federal law enforcement officers into government buildings and then see them set ablaze.  What the hell is wrong with these people?  Who the f**k wants to visit a once-lovely city on the Pacific coast which has become loony tunes local?  The leftists running amok in the city must be rounded up and sent to slave labor camps for purification of their souls.  Arbeit Macht Frei!  Losers… In other whacked-out news, prosecutors are looking into charging Roger Stone with inciting a riot because he happened to be in Washington, D.C., on January 6, 2021, and was seen taking selfies with numerous fans.  Wow.  Is that all it takes to be charged with a crime in Joe Biden’s America?  Whoa…
  84. 2021 Tuesday Q: Big Tech News– The Center for American Liberty files a lawsuit against both Twitter and Senator Alex Padilla (then California secretary of state), D-CA, over their collusion in deciding what speech would be censored regarding the 2020 Presidential Election.  Sue the living crap out of both Twitter and the appointed senator.  Meanwhile, Rep.  Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district, says that Microsoft is ‘out to get conservatives.’  In other BIG TECH NEWS, despite being banned from Facebook (like that’s a BIG DEAL, Team Trump advertisements continue to appear on the ‘social media’ (intelligence-gathering site for the Chi-Coms) site.
  85. 2021 Tuesday R: Health And Medical Alerts– A new report says that nursing home deaths skyrocketed last year going up by an astonishing 32-percent, most of them occurring in three BLUE states: California, Washington, and New York thanks to governors who sought to do some social (and economic) engineering by knocking off the elderly, the infirm, and the mentally incapacitated which would allow them to save money- much like the Nazis did during the 1930s- and its diversion into WOKE programs.
  86. 2021 Tuesday S: NASA, Space, and UFO News– NASA is begging for a $5 billion cash infusion from the Joe Biden regime for infrastructure related to its future space missions.  NASA boss Bill Nelson is begging his old Senate pal, slobbering Joe Biden for the miniscule amount which we suspect he’s NOT going to get.  Joe Biden wants the Russians and Chi-Coms to become the dominant space powers.
  87. 2021 Tuesday T: U.S. Senate News I– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says he ‘favors debating the H.R. 1 / S. 1 ‘voting rights election grab bill’ which the Republicans say they will oppose with all their might.   The voting bill appears as though it’s on life support which had progressives blasting the Biden regime for failing them.  Wow.  Regarding this power grab, Senator Mike Lee, R-UT, says the GOP will ‘do everything it can to stop this crap bill from becoming law.’  Next, Senator Susan Collins, RINO-ME, says that she will ‘vote against’ Joe Biden’s nominee for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms (and Explosives) David A. Chipman.  Chipman is flipping crazy, he wants to seize all firearms.  Not going to happen.   Meanwhile, a vote on War Powers in the Senate now won’t happen until sometime in July.
  88. 2021 Tuesday U: U.S. Senate News II– Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, who led the failed fight to stop race-baiter Joe Biden nominee for the Office of Personnel Management- Kiran Ahuja- will ‘bring a new era of racial engineering into the federal government.’  In other U.S. Senate news, Joe Biden’s aides fled the world’s greatest deliberative body after being incapable of arriving at some sort of deal on ‘infrastructure.’  Update, the U.S. Senate votes to BLOCK further debate on the “For the People Act.”  Excellent.  Elsewhere, Senator Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, won’t back down from her position defending the Senate filibuster rule as it is important for BOTH PARTIES down the road.  Good for you.
  89. 2021 Tuesday V: Fake News– U.S. takes down Iran-linked news websites, citing disinformation.  The Iranians threaten, “WE KILL YOU!  WE KILL YOU!” like Jeff Dunham’s Achmed the Dead Terrorist.  F**k the Iranians.
  90. 2021 Tuesday W: Texas State News– Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, Republican, says that Texas stepping up to build the border wall is on behalf of all Americans, not just those living in the Lone Star State.
  91. 2021 Tuesday X: Economic News– Rep. Ron Estes, R-KS 4th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is creating a massive economic crisis.’
  92. 2021 Tuesday Y: Sports News– The Harlem Globetrotters have requested to join the National Basketball Association.  IF the NBA adds them, they will become the dominant team and they also have women on the team so how would the NBA respond to that?  Merge with the WNBA?  Now that would be something because then, they could add some additional teams to towns deserving of them like Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, San Diego, Seattle, Honolulu, Oildale, and…Beijing.
  93. 2021 Tuesday Z: U.S. Military News– We learned today that Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada this past June 17 held the first-ever DRAG QUEEN show for benefit of U.S. military personnel stationed there.  WTF, people, are we becoming the ‘ancient Greeks?’  Must we hope for the Chi-Coms, the Russians, or even the jihadists to take over so we can end this frigging madness?  Enough is f**king enough already, folks, this is insane.  Elsewhere, a World War II Medal of Honor recipient was able to see his grandson graduate from boot camp.
  94. 2021 Tuesday AA: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Stick around for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1670 with a $40 million pot on the line.  Here are the numbers: 01, 26, 48, 51, 59, and Mega 25.  Out of 46,604 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was one person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $12,455.
  95. 2022 Wednesday: Today is Day #518 of the illegal Joe Biden regime.  They can tell us we’re all crazy but we know the truth.  There are not enough prisons with which to imprison everyone unless they invite in Chi-Com troops to patrol the streets…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

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The next studio album by the Beach Boys- their 25th if we are keeping track- is the self-titled “The Beach Boys,” an album that came out on June 10, 1985.  Unfortunately, while we have defended other albums in their catalog that others pan like the losers they are, we cannot defend this one.  Recorded and released after the drowning death of an inebriated Dennis Wilson, the album simply lacked the punch others possessed.  The band now featured Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  A cast of ‘thousands’ rounded out the lineup including many of the touring members, among others.  The only song upon which we will comment is the opener: “Getcha Back.”  Penned obviously to harken back to the ‘good old days,’ it’s a decent track but not worth the investment of your hard, cold cash.  Still, seek it out on mp3 and consider downloading it so you can listen to a moment in musical history and then move onward.

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

[ii] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.

[iii] Not clear as to when we will promote the music of either Todd Rundgren or Nazz but if we are still ticking in 50 years, we sure as heck plan on doing so.

[iv] We are not sure when we will promote the music of .38-Special but will do so when we do a big shindig for Southern rock bands.  Please stay tuned for further developments.

[v] We look forward to promoting the music of INXS sometime within the next 15 years or so.  We hope you will be there when we do.  We thank you.

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

[vii] Yet Barack Obama continued to smoke and smokes to this day.

[viii] 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)

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

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

[xi] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xix] Please see the following link: Holders of US Debt – US Debt Forum.

[xx] No, we won’t be doing any music by this racist, bigoted hater.  Maybe when our grandchildren inherit the blog, maybe they will but it sure as f**k won’t be us.  We don’t like racists.

Contrary to popular belief, BLACK AMERICANS do NOT support open borders nor do we support illegal aliens invading our country.  More and more BLACKS are gravitating towards the GOP over this issue and the nonstop pushing of perversion down our throats.  American is a GODLY country, and we are GODLY Americans.  Democrats: WISE UP! Chef Bea.

159. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 08, 2022

1954 Tuesday: In Hanoi, capital of French Indochina, a new general takes over after his predecessor was sacked on the 4th: General Paul Ely. Peace talks between the French, the communists, and the Russians are ongoing in Europe to bring some sort of end to the war there but the French are moving faster than the talks are. They are preparing to abandon much of the northern part of Vietnam while trying to hold on to portions of the south. The mood at home back in France is not very good- for the people of France, this smells a lot like the summer of 1940.

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159. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 08, 2022:

President Andrew Jackson: Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justices Noah Haynes Swayne and Byron White; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Fred A. Seaton; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William M. Meredith; the Allman Brothers Band featuring Derek Trucks, Boz Scaggs, Duran Duran featuring Nick Rhodes, Fleetwood Mac featuring Danny Kirwan, King Crimson featuring Michael “Jakko” Jakszyk, Little Feat featuring Gabe Ford, the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Taylor, and Three Dog Night featuring Chuck Negron:

  1. 65 Monday: The Jews revolt against Roman rule in Jerusalem, capturing the Fortress Antonia, driving out, and massacring one of the legions guarding the city.  This would lead to a series of events that would bring Rome down hard upon the peoples of Judea.  By the time the war ended several years later, Jerusalem would be in ruins and the Jewish people carted off as slaves, not to return until 19th century.
  2. 452 Saturday: Attila the Hun invades Italy.
  3. 536 Friday: St. Silverius begins his reign as the 58th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide all of Christendom from today until March 11, 537.
  4. 632 Friday: The Prophet Mohammud died in Medina, Saudi Arabia.  Rest well.
  5. 793 Tuesday: The Vikings plunder St. Cuthbert convent at Lindisfarne, England.
  6. 974 Wednesday: The reign of the 134th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict VI ended his time as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He first became pontiff on January 19, 973.
  7. 1191 Saturday: England’s King Richard I arrives in Acre, Holy Land, beginning his crusade to reclaim the area from the Muslim incursions.
  8. 1789 Monday: James Madison introduces a proposed Bill of Rights in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  9. 1799 Saturday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future 19th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William M. Meredith is born.  A Federalist, then a Whig, and finally a Republican, he would serve under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from March 08,1849 to July 22,1850.
  10. 1815 Thursday: Under the Act of Confederation, 39 German states unify into one.
  11. 1845 Sunday: Andrew Jackson, seventh president of the United States, died in Nashville, Tennessee.
  12. 1861 Saturday: Voters in Tennessee approved an Ordinance of Secession passed the previous month by the legislature.
  13. 1869 Tuesday: Ives W. McGaffey received a U.S. patent for the suction vacuum cleaner on this date.
  14. 1872 Saturday: Congress authorized the penny postcard on this date.
  15. 1884 Sunday: In New York City, the 35th Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court- Noah Haynes Swayne, first a Democrat and then a Republican, died.  President Abraham Lincoln nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice John McLean.  He served from 01-24-1862 to 01-24-1881.
  16. 1886 Tuesday: The first Civil Rights Act passes.
  17. 1915 Tuesday: Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan resigned in disagreement with President Woodrow Wilson over U.S. handling of the sinking of the Lusitania.
  18. 1917 Friday: During World War I, Major General John J. “Blackjack” Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Force, arrived in Liverpool, England, while en route to France.  Meanwhile, at Ft. Jay in New York, the 1st Expeditionary Division (later renamed the 1st Infantry Division, aka, “The Big Red One,” underwent organization. Finally, future 93rd Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Byron White is born in Fort Collins, Colorado, on this date.  President John F. Kennedy would appoint the Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Charles Whittaker.  White served on the nation’s high court from April 12, 1962, to June 28, 1993.
  19. 1920 Tuesday: The Republican National Convention opened in Chicago; its delegates ended up nominating Warren G. Harding for president.
  20. 1934 Friday: The Cincinnati Reds became the first Major League team to use an airplane to travel from one city to another.  They flew from their hometown on this date to the Windy City of Chicago.
  21. 1939 Thursday: Britain’s King George VI and his consort, Queen Elizabeth, arrived in Washington, D.C., and were received by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt at the White House on this date.
  22. 1942 Monday: Bing Crosby recorded “Adeste Fideles” and “Silent Night” in Los Angeles for Decca Records.  Elsewhere, future vocalist with the rock band, Three Dog Night[i] (1967-76 / 1981-85)—Chuck Negron—is born on this date in New York City.
  23. 1944 Thursday: Boz Scaggs[ii], one of the all-time great guitarists and vocalists of modern times was born on this date in Canton, Ohio.  He began playing in the Steve Miller Band[iii] and then went solo in the early 1970’s and continues performing to this day.  Elsewhere, Germany’s 1 SS Panzer Corps counterattacks the Allies at Normandy Beach.
  24. 1948 Tuesday: John Rudder becomes the first black commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps.  Meanwhile, the “Texaco Star Theater” made its debut on NBC-TV with Milton Berle guest-hosting the first program; later, Berle became the permanent host.  
  25. 1953 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that restaurants in the District of Columbia could not refuse to serve blacks.  Meanwhile, eight tornadoes struck Michigan’s Lower Peninsula killing 126 people, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; an extremely powerful twister in Flint caused most of the deaths.
  26. 1954 Tuesday: In Hanoi, capital of French Indochina, a new general takes over after his predecessor was sacked on the 4th: General Paul Ely.  Peace talks between the French, the communists, and the Russians are ongoing in Europe to bring some sort of end to the war there but the French are moving faster than the talks are.  They are preparing to abandon much of the northern part of Vietnam while trying to hold on to portions of the south.  The mood at home back in France is not very good- for the people of France, this smells a lot like the summer of 1940.
  27. 1956 Friday: The 36th U.S. Interior Secretary Fred A. Seaton assumed office on this date.  A Republican, Secretary Seaton served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today until January 20, 1961.
  28. 1958 Sunday: Michael “Jakko” Jakszyk future guitarist/vocalist with the British progressive rock band King Crimson[iv] from 2013-present—is born in Archway, London, England, on this date.
  29. 1962 Friday: In Birmingham, England, future keyboardist/vocalist with the British 1980s-1990s pop band, Duran Duran- Nick Rhodes- is born.
  30. 1965 Tuesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson finally authorized U.S. troops stationed in South Vietnam to begin taking part in offensive operations against the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Army.
  31. 1966 Wednesday: National and American football leagues announced a merger to take effect in 1970 on this date.
  32. 1967 Thursday: When Israeli warplanes attacked the USS Liberty, a Navy intelligence gathering ship in the Mediterranean, they accidentally killed 34 U.S. service members.  Later, Israel said it had mistaken the U.S. ship for an Egyptian vessel and did its best to nullify its presence.
  33. 1968 Saturday: James Earl Ray, assassin of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. undergoes capture in London, England.  Elsewhere, Don Drysdale pitches a record 58th consecutive scoreless inning for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  34. 1969 Sunday: Mick Taylor replaces Brian Jones in the Rolling Stones[v].
  35. 1972 Thursday: During the Vietnam War, an Associated Press photographer captured the image of 9-year-old Pan Thi Kim Phuc as she ran naked, severely burned from the scene of a South Vietnamese napalm attack.
  36. 1973 Friday: General Francisco Franco relinquished his post as Spain’s prime minister while remaining head of state.  Elsewhere, Gabe Ford, future drummer with the Southern rock band, Little Feat[vi], is born on this date.
  37. 1974 Saturday: The United States and Saudi Arabia sign a military-economic pact.
  38. 1978 Thursday: A jury in Clark County, Nevada, ruled the so-called, “Mormon will,” purportedly written by the late billionaire Howard Hughes to be a forgery.
  39. 1979 Friday: Future guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[vii] among others and son of ABB drummer Butch Trucks—Derek Trucks—is born on this date in Jacksonville, Florida.
  40. 1982 Tuesday: In the 36th National Basketball Association’s Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 4 games to 2.  Elsewhere, during the Falklands War, the British Royal Fleet Auxiliary Sir Galahad undergoes attack by Argentine aircraft; 48 soldiers and crewmembers lose their lives.  Finally, President Ronald Reagan became the first American chief executive to address a joint session of the British Parliament.  
  41. 1983 Wednesday: President Ronald Reagan became the first American Chief Executive to address a joint session of the British Parliament.
  42. 1986 Sunday: In the 40th National Basketball Association’s Finals, the Boston Celtics beat the Houston Rockets 4 games to 2.  This was Boston’s 16th NBA championship.
  43. 1987 Monday: Fawn Hall began testifying at the Iran-Contra Hearings, describing as how, to National Security aide Oliver L. North that she helped shred some documents and spirit away others—big fucking deal!   
  44. 1991 Saturday: In Washington, D.C., a victory parade occurs for the veterans of the Gulf War.
  45. 1995 Thursday: U.S. Marines rescued Captain Scott O’Grady, whose F-16C fighter jet had been shot down by Bosnian Serbs on June 2.  Meanwhile, Mickey Mantle received a liver transplant at a Dallas hospital; however, the baseball great died two months later.
  46. 1996 Saturday: Revival of the legendary procession of Lady Godiva naked through Coventry, England, takes place on this date.
  47. 1998 Monday: The National Rifle Association elected actor Charlton Heston to be its president.
  48. 2003 Sunday: Frustrated and angry over delays, a coalition of the nation’s mayors meeting in Denver asked federal officials to bypass state governments and give them the money they needed to beef up homeland security.
  49. 2009 Monday: North Korea’s highest court sentenced American journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee to 12 years’ hard labor for trespassing and ‘hostile acts.’  However, the women received a pardon in early August 2009 after former president Bill Clinton made a trip to Pyongyang and begged for their release.  Meanwhile, Omar Bongo, 73, the world’s longest serving president who’d ruled Gabon for 42 years, died at a Spanish hospital.   
  50. 2010 Tuesday: The trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich begins today; Blagovich faces corruption charges regarding his alleged attempt to sell Barack Obama’s Senate seat.
  51. 2011 Wednesday: Australia bans live cattle exports to Indonesia for up to six months in response to reports of cruel treatment at Indonesian slaughterhouses.
  52. 2013 Saturday: China’s President Xi Jinxing and U.S. President Barack Obama discuss cyber espionage at the end of their two-day summit.
  53. 2015 Monday: South Korea continues to struggle with the Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome, aka MERS, what with another death and 23 new cases.
  54. 2016 Wednesday: In the city of Tel Aviv, as peaceful Israeli citizens go about their daily lives, two Palestinian thugs open fire on them.  Four Israelis are murdered outright while another 18 suffer wounds of varying degrees.  Instead of shooting the two Islamists dead, police arrest the pair and swoop them off to prison.   Elsewhere, after Governor John Kasich scribbles his signature on a bill, Ohio becomes the 25th to legalize ‘medicinal marijuana.’  What a joke.
  55. 2017 Thursday: Disgraced former FBI Director James Comey, a man despised by both the right and left, testified to a committee of the U.S. Senate that President Donald J. Trump ‘told lies plain and simple.’ [viii]  
  56. 2018 Friday: In Game 4 of the 2018 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors blew out the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 108-85.  This was the third Finals win in four years making the Golden State Warriors the newest NBA dynasty.  Meanwhile, famed British blues guitarist with Fleetwood Mac[ix] (1969-1972)- Danny Kirwan- died in London at age 68 from a case of chronic pneumonia.
  57. 2019 Saturday: Freedom lovers are outraged around the world following the arrest of Russian journalist Ivan Golunov on Thursday on drug charges.  Apparently, he was beaten while in custody by unknown perps who gave him a hematoma, fractured ribs, and a concussion.   Even worse, he was arrested after the cops planted drugs on him.  Poor bastard.
  58. 2020 Monday: The COVID-19 Virus Crisis, aka the Chinese Bat Flu, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, continues causing problems, exactly as the communist government in Beijing intended for it to do.  Here are the numbers for today for the world: 7,085,894 confirmed cases, 405,168 confirmed deaths, and 3,180,479 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are the numbers: 1,999,671 confirmed cases, 112,579 confirmed deaths, and 530,531 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 131,319 confirmed cases, 4,653 confirmed deaths, but ZERO mention of confirmed recoveries because once again, little Governor Gavin Newsom is playing politics.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 675 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 617 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the stats: 24,041 confirmed cases, 1,161 confirmed deaths, and like the Golden State, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Elsewhere, Joe Biden now is the official presidential nominee of the Democratic Party.
  59. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 174,738,762 confirmed cases, +6,820, 3,762,570  confirmed deaths, +299 and 157,438,267 confirmed recoveries, +145,054.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,242,866 confirmed cases, UP 16,524 from yesterday’s reporting, 613,052 confirmed deaths, UP 360,[x] and 28,220,863 confirmed recoveries, UP 99,148.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xi]  
  60. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 295,145 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 164,504 deaths  
  61. 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: 3,798,423 confirmed cases, 63,071 confirmed deaths, and 2,062,068 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,329,867 confirmed cases, 36,973 confirmed deaths, and 1,970,341 confirmed recoveries (same as the past week).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,685 confirmed cases, 505 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 443,979 confirmed cases, 5,832 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 218,657 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Louisiana, the home of the best cuisine in the world: they have 473,879 confirmed cases, 10,622 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.[xii]   
  62. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats Of The Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,585 confirmed cases, 6,418 confirmed deaths, and 832,981 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country-  Uganda, 110th country on the list: 54,669 cases of the virus, 388 confirmed deaths and 47,760 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]     
  63. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,599.82, DOWN 30.42 points (-0.088%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,924.91, UP 43.19 points (+0.31%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,227.26, UP 0.74 points (+0.018%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.32 per barrel, +0.27 (+0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $1,894.60 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%) while the price of SILVER is $27.72 per troy ounce, -0.01 (-0.04%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,163.10 per troy oz, +0.60 (+0.05%) while the price of COPPER is $4.54 per pound, -0.02 (-0.45%).[xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,814.28 per troy oz, +7.29 (+0.26%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $22,250.00 per troy oz., -250.00 (-1.11%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.40 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.69.     In Haitian Gourde, one greenback equals 90.50 and in Honduran Lempira, a buck equals 23.97 and in Hong Kong Dollar, one dollar equals 7.76 of theirs.[xvii]        
  64. 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 and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.223 per gallon, $2.925 in Florida, $3.954 in Hawaii, and $3.605 in Washington state.[xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Indiana: $3.070.  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- Guyana: $3.506 per U.S. Gallon.[xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,383,386,054,306 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been lynched.  NOTE- communist China owns approximately $1.1 trillion.  After Japan, the Chi-Coms, Brazil, the United Kingdom, and Ireland , the next highest holder of U.S. debt is Luxembourg: that nation holds about $267.8 billion of U.S. debt- how about that?[xxi]
  65. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Wherever the laughing hyena- ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris- goes, she continues embarrassing herself and the administration.  When asked as to WHY she has yet to visit the southern border, she did what she does best and that is to burst out laughing like the jackal that she is.  Today, coming home from her humiliating trip to Guatemala to discuss the ongoing BORDER CALAMITY, she stopped in Mexico and was embarrassed there by anti-“Cho-Mo Joe” Biden-“Kooky Kamala” Harris protesters who showed up to tell her to go home and to reinforce the fact that President Donald J. Trump won.  As if this is not lethal to this fraudulent administration, news accounts say that ‘she fails to impress on her first taxpayer-funded trip abroad.’  Wow.  This is what happens when one helps steal an election and then tries to act as though they are legit.  People know the truth.  “Kooky Kamala” should tuck her cur tail between her legs and come home, disappear, and stay silent until the courts throw her and feeble Joe out of the White House.[xxii]  Speaking of this calamity along the border, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, said that ‘Joe Biden and his border czar are covering up the absolute disaster along the border by staying as far away from it as possible.’  Amen.
  66. 2021 Tuesday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, And ‘Refugees’ News– One America News once again updates the stats on what illegal immigration is costing the United States.  First, Cost this Day alone is $526,446,112.  Second, Total Cost this Year: $173,677,166,592.  Third: Number of Illegals who crossed the border this year: 1,780,052.  Fourth and final, Total Number of Illegal Aliens in the U.S. as you read this: 35,780,052 to which we say the ‘true number is closer to 60-80 million illegals.  Initiate new Operation Wetback II, round them up, load them onto trains, planes, buses, trucks, freighters, and even rickshaws and send them back to Mexico.  Let the Mexicans sort them out.  (Note- we learned yesterday on Newsmax that once the illegals make it across the southern border and arrive at safe houses, Americans come and pick them up and distribute them across three principal states- Texas, Tennessee, and Virginia.  And people claim the Replacement Theory is ‘conspiracy theory.’  Sure.  One thing we do know: any American citizen aiding the human trafficking must spend 20-30 years in a federal prison).
  67. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information–  Washington state has a new program running through July 12: “Joints for Jabs.”  If a person 21 or older gets the Chi-Vi vaccine, they can visit a state licensed marijuana dispensary and get themselves a free joint.  Question is, will it be bottom shelf stuff the likes of which they sell to low-income minorities or will it be top-of-the-line stuff imported from the Hindu Kush?  Thank you, Governor Jay Inslee, DS-WA, you big dumbass.  Still, people are shying away from getting the vaccinations now.   Next, Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, signed a bill prohibiting COVID-19 Vaccine Passports and said that Texas is OPEN 100-percent.  Elsewhere, a New York pharmacist got fired for refusing to offer the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccinations.  Sad.   Finally, a new report says that ‘past COVID-19 infection is best defense against getting the disease again.’  In essence, this finding means that Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, was 100-percent correct when he said this while questioning the ‘Mighty Mite’ ‘Phony Tony’ Fauci.
  68. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Top airlines around the world are becoming increasingly uneasy and are asking global health authorities to begin easing the restrictions as otherwise, they will go broke sans customers.   Elsewhere, economic genius Peter Navarro says, ‘Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci[xxiii] orchestrated a coverup of the role the Chi-Coms played in loosing the Wuhan Flu on the world.’  Meanwhile, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory had a report ready to go back in May 2020 in which, it laid out the damning evidence that the Chi-Vi was lab-created and either loosed on the world through ineptitude or on purpose on an unsuspecting world.  Elsewhere, Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci is in cahoots with Little Mark Zuckerberg when it comes to covering up the Chi-Coms’ vast COVID-19 crimes.[xxiv]  Finally, UC Berkeley physics Professor Richard Muller told Greg Kelly on Newsmax that research shows beyond a shadow of a doubt that the Wuhan Virus Crisis was indeed developed within the Wuhan Institute of Virology.  
  69. 2021 Thursday J: Foreign News / Overseas News– Russia announced today in advance of the upcoming summit in Switzerland on June 16 between Vladimir Putin and enfeebled Joe Biden their official withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty.  Ba-boom!  Another bitch-slap to the face of the drooler-in-chief.  Speaking of Russia, they are commissioning a new class of submarines, the Yasen-M-class nuclear-powered, guided missile submarine.  Next, communist-lover Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is being pressured by both Canadian businesses and the United States to reopen the border between the U.S. and Canada.  In other hilarious news, French President Emanuel Macron found himself slapped across the face as he was out going on a walkabout and when he approached a rope line, a gentleman on the other side slapped him across his petulant puss.  Yikes.   Not sure what may have happened to the slapper.  In other foreign and overseas news, we learn today that the Chi-Coms are doing everything imaginable and then some to repress Uighur birth rates.  (Note- and you wonder why we typically say that the Chi-Coms and Nazi Germany have so much in common).[xxv] (Speaking of the Chi-Coms, the U.S. Senate is set to pass a sweeping tech bill with which to combat the communist threat emanating from Beijing).
  70. 2021 Tuesday K: Joe Biden Regime News I– ‘Joe Biden’ is set to launch a ‘taskforce’ on America’s supply chain problems.  (Note- do what President Donald J. Trump advocated- bring EVERYTHING home from communist China.  Period).  Next, the Dems are having problems pushing the ‘Joe Biden agenda’ without the support of some of their own senators in the U.S. Senate.  Add to that the fact of liberal infighting, confusion, and plain stupidity and it’s no wonder his ‘agenda’ is going in a circular motion down the crapper and off to the water purification farm.  In fact, Senate ‘Majority Leader’ “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says infrastructure talks between the White House and the GOP have ‘hit a brick wall.’  His counterpart, Senate ‘Minority Leader’ ‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell, R-KY, says that ‘era of bipartisanship is over.’  Amen.
  71. 2021 Tuesday L: Big Tech News– Poll- 86-percent of Americans believe the United States is vulnerable to damaging cyberattacks.  The federal government, however, claims to have recovered around 63 Bitcoin from the account the hackers of the Colonial oil pipeline used to amass their ransom.  Good.  Now, we need to find and execute them.  Even as the feds have a success, a new cyberattack hits a provider of tech services to Capitol Hill demanding ransom.  This seems to be a daily, ongoing thing.  Someone nudge ‘drooling Joe’ and see if he’s awake.  Someone must do something.
  72. 2021 Tuesday M: Political News I– the U.S. Senate passes a bill with which to provide payments to victims of the ‘Havana Syndrome,’ the microwave attacks on U.S. diplomats and embassy personnel in various stations around the world.   About time.  Next, because U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland has a penis and not a vagina between his legs, the LEFT is demanding he be replaced with former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates.  Look, we think Garland’s a loser; however, replacing one loser with another loser makes no sense at all NO matter the genitalia.  In other news, Buckhead, a neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia, is seeking to secede from the crime-infested, illegal alien-overrun city and become their own city.  We hope they ‘secede.’  (LOL).  Meanwhile, a new U.S. Senate report on January 6, 2021, puts the onus on what happened on that day- one the Dems compare to the War of 1812, Pearl Harbor, and September 11, 2001- onto the Capitol Hill cops who did nothing even with intel to stop the FALSE FLAG OPERATION[xxvi] that overran the Capitol Building.
  73. 2021 Tuesday N: Political News II– Back from the graveyard, hardcore Democrat, cash bundler for the Clintons, and former Governor Terry McAuliffe, bested his opponents in the Virginia Democratic Party’s gubernatorial primary race.   Democrats believe the Virginia state races in November 2021 will demonstrate how well the Democrats are doing which is why in our view, Virginia is among the BIG THREE states where traffickers are bringing vast numbers of illegal aliens.   They want to flood the polls with a tidal wave of new voters to put a man labeled the “punk” by famed radio icon, Rush Limbaugh.  
  74. 2021 Tuesday O: Moron News– Sandy “The Fly” Cortez- the one some public relations firm tied to former Nazi and ‘born again communist’ George Soros dubbed ‘AOC’- was crying on some radio or TV show about having to get counseling for her post-traumatic stress disorder she claims to have suffered at the aforementioned Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.  Wah, wah, wah, girl, don’t you ever shut up?  Speaking of another moron, octogenarian entertainer Cher can’t distinguish between blonde female senators.  She was bitching and moaning about Senator Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, not standing with her party and confused her with a vacuous blonde from New York Kirsten Gillibrand.  Cher said the voters of New York must vote that skank out of office.  She didn’t mean you, Senator Gillibrand.  Perhaps someone can enlighten Cher?[xxvii]   Finally, actress Ellie Kemper of ‘The Office’ fame is yet another to bite the dust as the WOKE mob continues devouring its own.  Apparently, Ms. Kemper went to a Cotillion dance and celebration back in flipping 1999 and because she wore a white dress and white gloves to her above her elbow as females participating in these events typically do, she became a MAJOR TARGET and was forced to apologize profusely and to then leave whatever show of which she was a cast member.  Wow.
  75. 2021 Tuesday P: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega Millions Draw #1666 with a pot of $56 million.  Here are the numbers: 09, 22, 39, 41, 54, and Mega 19.  Out of 53,082 winning numbers in California, the highest winner was one person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $41,111.     
  76. 2022 Wednesday: Stick around and discover whatever is going on today…

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One thing about the Beach Boys is that while their vocal harmonies soared, harmony among the band members was always affray which was sad.  Alan Jardine and Mike Love sought control, but Brian Wilson had the ‘touch.’  Carl contributed great tunes whereas Dennis was slowly becoming a problem for the band.  Still, the band had not released a new studio album since “Holland” several years back.  Demand was high and thus it was time to release a brand-new record and to make it appear as though Brian was back at the helm.  Thus, we get “15 Big Ones,” released on July 05, 1976.  The album is a mix of classic oldies and some Beach Boys compositions that might have appeared on B-Sides and the like. The album features the same lineup as the preceding one: Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), Bruce Johnston (backing vocals), and others including members of the touring ensemble.  Say what you will about the album but at the time, it was a godsend since fans sought any music from the group and it would mark the start of the ‘third period of productivity.’  We hope you will seek this one out as it has its moments and some tunes such as Alan Jardine’s “Susie Cincinnati” are a joy to behold.  Seek it out and make it a part of your daily listening rotation.  Enjoy.

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[i] Not sure when we will get around to doing the music of Three Dog Night but if we ever return to promoting the music of famed rock bands from the 1960s and the 1970s, we sure as heck will include this stellar band, one that is still performing to this day.  We saw them in 2019 and all we can say is “Wow.”

[ii] When we promoted the music of the Steve Miller Band, we screwed up by not promoting the music of Boz Scaggs at the same time.  We look forward to doing it soon.

[iii] We began promoting the music of the Steve Miller Band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011 and then did a second stint on Sunday, 20-April-2014.  We hope you will check the music of this amazing San Francisco, California, acid-rock blues band.

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

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

[vi] We celebrated the music of the amazing Little Feat beginning on Tuesday, 11-June-2013 through Monday, 15-July-2013.  One of the great unsung bands of all time, we hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your music collection.

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

[viii] James Comey is a worthless POS and one of the main coup plotters against President Donald J. Trump.  We hope he will soon be breaking rocks at Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary for his role in the attempted coup.

[ix] 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.  Seeing as how Fleetwood Mac was among the earliest bands we ever promoted, we will have to pick them back up and present not only the music of the band that has come out since then but also the individual member’s solo projects.

[x] 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)

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

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

[xiii] 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)

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

[xv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xxi] So says Investopedia: How Much U.S. Debt Does China Own? (investopedia.com)

[xxii] Rep. Brad Wenstrup, R-OH 2nd congressional district, says it’s ‘absolutely unbelievable that neither Joe Biden nor his flunky have visited the southern border. 

[xxiii] A new Rasmussen poll says that ONLY 40-percent of Americans believe the ‘Mighty Mite’ told the truth at any point.

[xxiv] Speaking of the political hack doctor, the “Fire Fauci Act” continues to gain momentum.  It is funny that yesterday during a trip the midget doctor took with Dr. Jill Biden, the ersatz ‘first lady,’ people along the way hooted and yelled at them, demanding he resign office NOW.

[xxv] Like the Nazis, the Chi-Coms allow ‘private ownership of businesses and wealth’ as long as the business owners and wealthy play ball with the regime.  Like the Nazis, the Chi-Coms have a strong territorial aggression agenda by which they will take over other nations through threat or by cash.  Like the Nazis, they seek to exterminate the Untermensch (in their eyes) of racial, ethnic, and religious minorities, and maintain a vast system of concentration and slave labor camps and do something the Nazis never even thought of doing: organ harvesting for sale to the highest bidder.  Yes, the People’s Republic of China is Nazi Germany but with an Asian face.

[xxvi] The False Flag Operation was one organized by Antifa and carried out with their thugs and Black Lives Matter communists insinuated into the ranks of Trump supporters to make it appear as though it was Trump supporters run amok.  The Dems are milking these teats for all their worth.  Their time will come.

[xxvii] Because this woman is a ditz, we will NEVER promote her music; we will, however, one day do the music of Sonny and Cher.

148. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2022

2020 Thursday: In response to the horrific slaying of forgery suspect George Floyd in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, on Monday, members of the U.S. Department of Justice arrive on scene to get to the bottom of this appalling crime. Meanwhile, enraged citizens backed by agitators and Antifa human refuse have lit the city ablaze and as of today have stormed the police precinct where the four fired officers once served.

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148. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown; U.S. Secretaries of State Edward Livingston, Louis McLane, and Walter Q. Gresham; U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Louis McLane and Carter Glass; U.S. Senator Marco Rubio; Creedence Clearwater Revival featuring John Fogerty, Gladys Knight, King Crimson featuring Gavin Harrison, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Deborah Jo “JoJo” Billingsley, and the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Stacy Sutherland:

  1. 640 Thursday: The reign of the 71st Roman Catholic Pope Severinus begins on this date and would continue until August 02, 640.
  2. 928 Friday: The reign of the 122nd Roman Catholic Pope John X ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on March 12, 914.  His successor- Pope Leo VI- begins on this date and would last for the next 187 days until September 15, 928.
  3. 1156 Monday: At the Battle of Brindisi, King Willem of Sicily beats the Byzantine fleet.
  4. 1431 Saturday: Accused of slipping back into heresy by donning male clothing, her captors condemn Joan of Arc to DEATH by burning at the stake.
  5. 1521 Saturday: The 217th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Leo X, signs a treaty of peace with German Emperor Charles V.
  6. 1533 Sunday: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, declared the marriage of England’s King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn valid.
  7. 1588 Saturday: Under the command of the Duke of Medina-Sidonia, the Spanish Armada sets sail from Lisbon to invade England and to reinstall Catholicism as the country’s ONLY faith.
  8. 1754 Tuesday: Near Pittsburgh, General George Washington and his troops defeat the French and Indians at the Battle of Ft. Duquesne.
  9. 1764 Monday: In Clermont, N.Y., British America, future 11th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Livingston is born.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson 05-24-1831 to 05-29-1833.
  10. 1774 Saturday: The First Continental Congress convenes in Virginia.
  11. 1786 Saturday: In Smyrna, Delaware, future 12th U.S. Secretary of State Louis McLane is born.  First a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from 05-29-1833 to 06-30-1834.  He also served the nation as its 10th secretary of the U.S. Treasury.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson from 08-08-1831 to 05-29-1833.  Prior to this he would serve as a senator from Delaware and following this, he would become the 12th U.S. secretary of state and finally, he would become U.S. minister to Great Britain.
  12. 1818 Thursday: The first steam vessel to sail the upper Great Lakes launches on this date- the Walk-on-the-Water.  The vessel launched on Lake Erie, but she eventually ran aground on November 01, 1821.  
  13. 1830 Friday: The U.S. Congress authorizes the removal of all Native Americans east of the Mississippi to the Western Plains.
  14. 1851 Wednesday: Sojourner Truth attends a Women Rights Convention.
  15. 1863 Thursday: The first black regiment, one that was composed of freed slaves, the 54th Massachusetts, leaves Boston to fight in the Civil War.
  16. 1868 Thursday: The 27th U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton left office on this date.  He member of no professed political party, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from January 20, 1862, until today.
  17. 1892 Saturday: In San Francisco, California, the founding members organized the Sierra Club, a group designed to protect the environment and to promote conservationism.
  18. 1895 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., future 33rd U.S. Secretary of State Walter Q. Gresham is born.  A Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to May 28, 1895.
  19. 1906 Monday: The 52nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown stepped down from the high court on this date.  A Republican, President Benjamin Harrison nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Samuel Freeman Miller- another Republican.  Brown served from December 29, 1890, until today. 
  20. 1912 Tuesday: The Senate Commerce Committee issued its report on the Titanic disaster that cited a “state of absolute unpreparedness,” improperly tested safety equipment and an “indifference to danger” as some of the causes of an “unnecessary tragedy.”
  21. 1915 Friday: John B. Gruelle patents the Raggedy Ann doll.
  22. 1918 Tuesday: American troops fought their first major battle during World War I as they launched an offensive against the German-held French village of Cantigny; the Americans succeeded in capturing the village.
  23. 1919 Wednesday: Armenia declares its independence from Russia and wants it from Turkey.
  24. 1923 Monday: Unemployment in the United States is almost nil.
  25. 1928 Monday: Dodge Brothers and Chrysler Corporation merges into one company on this date.
  26. 1929 Tuesday: On this date in New York City, Warner Brothers presented the first all-color talking picture, “On with the Show.”
  27. 1934 Monday: The Dionne quintuplets were born near Callender, Ontario, to Olivia and Elzire Dionne.  The babies were the first quintuplets to survive infancy.  
  28. 1937 Friday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt pushed a button in Washington, D.C., signaling that vehicular traffic could begin crossing the just-opened Golden Gate Bridge in California.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, Neville Chamberlain became prime minister of Britain.
  29. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, the Belgian army surrendered to invading German forces and King Leopold III surrenders himself to the conquerors.  Farther south in France, the Nazis are overrunning their supply lines which is causing the blitzkrieg to slow down.  The Allies that haven’t already surrendered to the Germans continue fighting to get to the coastline where they hope salvation awaits.
  30. 1941 Wednesday: The fighting on Crete continues but it’s going all one way.  The Germans continue splitting Allied resistance into smaller pockets while those who can make it are fighting to get to the evacuation beaches.  As they did a year before at Dunkirk, British troops hope they can escape to Royal Navy warships off the coast.  The evacuation will begin this evening and continue into the early hours of the morning.  Elsewhere- in Iraq- the Arab Legions continue fighting the British colonialists.  Indian troops are at the forefront of the Allied troops fighting to head north from Basra and quell the uprising by the pro-Nazi Arabs. 
  31. 1942 Thursday: In response to the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazis murder 1,800 Czechoslovakians at the village of Lidice.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Midway is in the offing as Japanese forces continue leaving ports in Japan and western Asia while American forces are heading west from Pearl Harbor.  This will be one of the decisive battles of World War II when the two forces clash.
  32. 1943 Friday: Allied bombers continue blasting away at Italy and Sicily as the Allies seek to light them up prior to a full-fledged invasion.  Flak is heavy over Sicily causing the Allies losses of men and warplanes.  Still, the attacks continue.  The Allies have hope that somehow, they can separate the Italian people from the Axis. 
  33. 1944 Sunday: Fighting continues in Italy as German forces redeploy to the Caesar Line, a prepared defensive line where they hope they will be able to decimate the Allied forces attacking them.   Meanwhile, in Atlanta, Georgia, future Motown legend Gladys Knight of ‘Gladys Knight and the Pips’ fame is born.
  34. 1945 Monday: John Fogerty, future guitarist, and vocalist with Creedence Clearwater Revival[i] is born on this date in Berkeley, California.   Elsewhere, French troops are clashing with local Syrian forces as they return to reclaim their empire.  The Arabs want none of it.  Elsewhere, William Joyce- the infamous “Lord Haw-Haw” who broadcast Nazi propaganda to the Allies in Europe finds himself captured and in Allied hands.  Poor bastard.
  35. 1946 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the former 47th U.S. Treasury Secretary Carter Glass died at age 88.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from December 16, 1918, to February 01, 1920. Elsewhere, Stacy Sutherland—future guitarist with the psychedelic rock band, the 13th Floor Elevators[ii]—is born in San Antonio, Texas, on this date.   
  36. 1952 Wednesday: Future vocalist with Lynyrd Skynyrd[iii], Deborah Jo “JoJo” Billingsley (vocals 1975-1977 only member of the band not to be on the airplane that crashed as she had a dream two nights before the tragedy alerting her as to what was going to occur that night) is born in Memphis, Tennessee, on this date.
  37. 1953 Thursday: The Walt Disney film “Melody” premiered in the Paramount Theatre in Hollywood.  The picture was the first 3-D cartoon.
  38. 1957 Tuesday: The National League approves the moves of the New York Giants to San Francisco and the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles, California.
  39. 1959 Thursday: The U.S. Army launched Able, a rhesus monkey, and Baker, a squirrel monkey, aboard a Jupiter missile for a suborbital flight, which both primates survived.
  40. 1961 Sunday: After 78 years in service, the last run of the Orient Express—from Paris to Bucharest, Romania, leaves the station in France.  Elsewhere, Amnesty International, a human rights organization, underwent founding.
  41. 1962 Monday: The U.S. Stock Market drops a record $20.8 billion in one day.
  42. 1963 Tuesday: Jomo Kenyatta becomes the first prime minister of an independent Kenya.  Elsewhere, Gavin Harrison—one of the future drummers with the UK rock band, King Crimson[iv]—is born on this date in London, England.
  43. 1964 Thursday: The Palestine National Congress forms the Palestine Liberation Organization.
  44. 1971 Friday: In Miami, Florida, future GOP Senator Marco Rubio is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2011.
  45. 1972 Sunday: The White House ‘plumbers’ break into the offices of the Democratic National Headquarters at the Watergate in Washington, D.C., setting in motion events that would eventually cause President Richard M. Nixon to resign from the presidency.
  46. 1976 Friday: The nations of the world signed the Peaceful Nuclear Explosion Treaty on this date, which limited any nuclear explosion, regardless of its purpose, to a yield of 150 kilotons.
  47. 1977 Saturday: Fire raced through the Beverly Hills Supper Club in Southgate, Ky., in which 165 people died in the fire.
  48. 1979 Monday: The European Union accepts Greece as a member—something they would regret in 2012.
  49. 1985 Tuesday: David Jacobsen, director of the American University Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, suffered abduction by pro-Iranian kidnappers; his captors freed him 17 months later.
  50. 1987 Thursday: To the embarrassment of Soviet officials, Mathias Rust, a young West German pilot, landed a private plane in Moscow’s Red Square without authorization.  The Soviets freed Rust the following year.
  51. 1991 Tuesday: Ethiopian rebels seize the capital city of Addis Ababa from government troops.
  52. 1995 Sunday: A 7.5 magnitude earthquake in the Russian town of Neftegorsk killed at least 2,000 people.
  53. 1996 Tuesday: President Bill Clinton’s former business partners in the Whitewater land fraud suffered conviction for fraud.
  54. 1998 Thursday: Brynn, the wife of comic actor Phil Hartman of “Saturday Night Live” and “News Radio” fame shot him to death at his home in Encino and then took her own life.  Elsewhere, Pakistan matched India with five nuclear test blasts.  The U.S., Japan and other nations imposed economic sanctions.  Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said, “Today, we have settled the score with India.”  Finally, Dr. Susan Terebey discovered a planet outside of our solar system using photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
  55. 1999 Friday: Leonardo de Vinci’s “The Last Supper” went back on display in Milan, Italy, after more than 20 years of restoration.
  56. 2002 Tuesday: Russia became a limited partner in NATO with the creation of the NATO-Russia Council.
  57. 2005 Saturday: London’s famed Big Ben clock suddenly went ‘dark’ today stopping ticking for 90 minutes.  Engineers are investigating what the hell is going on as this is abnormal.
  58. 2006 Sunday: Barry Bonds hits his 715th career home run, passing Babe Ruth on the all-time hit list.
  59. 2007 Monday: Following the totalitarian government shut down of Radio Caracas Television, thousands of people take to the streets to protest the dictatorship’s authoritarian move which sends droves of police into the streets armed with rubber bullets, truncheons, jack boots, and clubs.  They light into the protesters and drive them away from the government sector of the city.
  60. 2008 Wednesday: Give ‘em an inch and they take a mile: Governor David Paterson, D-NY, directs various state agencies that they must, repeat must, recognize same-sex marriages performed in other place such as Canada, Massachusetts, and of course, the Golden State.  Ah, we’re so WOKE before anyone even knew what ‘WOKE’ was.
  61. 2009 Thursday: In Peshawar, Pakistan, jihadis continue what they did yesterday with a suicide bombing.  In this instance, two bombs send eight poor souls up to hang with Allah sooner than any of them planned and leaves another 74 in various stages of grievous bodily injury.
  62. 2010 Friday: The Israeli navy as well as a pro-Israeli flotilla set sail to confront the Palestinian-loving flotilla heading to the Gaza Strip.  The Palestinian lovers claim to be bringing humanitarian aid but are most likely sneaking in weapons and ammo so the Hamas garbage can continue waging war against the Israelis.  Someone should deploy some neutron bombs in Gaza.  Elsewhere, a leaked report from the United Nations informs the world that the North Koreans are exporting nuclear technology to countries such as Burma, Syria, and Iran.
  63. 2011 Saturday: In Germany, at least 10 people die from cucumbers infected with the E. coli virus. Elsewhere, things are going awry in Syria as more towns and cities see citizens taking to the streets to protest the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.   In Yemen, the government is there attacking people seeking to supplant the regime of U.S. ally President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
  64. 2012 Monday: Syrian opposition leaders claim the Syrian government troops have been running amok in the city of Hama what with the slayings of at least 41 civilians and the wounding of numerous others.  Meanwhile, in Lhasa, Tibet, two Tibetans set themselves ablaze protesting the Chi-Coms infesting their country like cockroaches. 
  65. 2013 Tuesday: French newspaper “Le Monde” reports the ongoing use of chemical weapons by Syria’s Bashar al-Assad’s troops against the rebels.   Meanwhile, Senator John McCain, RINO-AZ, journeys to Syria to hang with Syrian rebels and to discuss possible intervention by the United States in yet another needless war.  Such is the military-industrial-political complex in this country, a leech-like entity that seeks to insert its nose into every needless conflict across the globe.
  66. 2014 Wednesday: Maya Angelou, American author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” and many other works, dies of natural causes at age 86.  Elsewhere, the people of Egypt elect General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi president.  This will put them back on track for eradicating the cancer of Islamism from their country.  Meanwhile, in the French port city of Calais, law enforcement authorities swoop down on a camp of at least 800 Middle Eastern Muslim migrants trying to sneak into England via the Chunnel.
  67. 2015 Thursday: The Federation of International Football Associations—FIFA—bans 11 people after an ethics investigation, the same people the U.S. Department of Justice has indicted on charges of corruption.  Elsewhere, former New York Governor George Pataki, Republican, announces he will be seeking the 2016 presidential nomination of his party.
  68. 2016 Saturday: After a three-year-old boy falls into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and a big gorilla named Harambe drags him about, zoo officials shoot the big ape dead setting off a firestorm of protest.  Elsewhere, Brazilian law enforcement authorities announce that of the more than 30 suspected gang rapists (not a typo) of a 16-year-old girl, they have identified four of the scumbags and are launching a dragnet to bring the bottom-feeding thugs to justice. 
  69. 2017 Sunday: The island nation of Sri Lanka suffers heavy rains and devastating mudslides which kill at least 151 people and injure numerous others.   Elsewhere, rural Mississippi sees its worst gun violence in years what with a person seeking suicide by cop running amok and murdering eight people including a Lincoln County sheriff.  Shoot the SOB.
  70. 2018 Monday: In Kyushu, Japan, Coca-Cola debuts its first alcoholic drink- Lemon-do- but no one here has had the opportunity to sample it.   Elsewhere, in an effort to deter new arrivals of Third World Muslim ‘refugees’ and ‘migrants’ from the Middle East and Africa, the government of Austria announces new cuts to social services for illegal aliens flooding into their country.  They are going to slash benefits to halt the tidal wave of illegals.  Good for them.
  71. 2019 Tuesday: In Oklahoma, state prosecutors bring the first of at least 2,000 cases aimed at U.S. Pharmaceutical manufacturers for their part in creating the opioid epidemic that has killed more Americans than all wars put together.  Johnson & Johnson find themselves hammered with charges of deceptive advertising and downplaying the potential addictive qualities of its drugs.   Meanwhile in France, after the nation’s national health agency launches an anti-smoking campaign, one-million or more French citizens swear off the cancer sticks.  
  72. 2020 Thursday: In response to the horrific slaying of forgery suspect George Floyd in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, on Monday, members of the U.S. Department of Justice arrive on scene to get to the bottom of this appalling crime.  Meanwhile, enraged citizens backed by agitators and Antifa human refuse have lit the city ablaze and as of today have stormed the police precinct where the four fired officers once served.  On the U.S. employment front, another 2.1 million Americans have filed for unemployment, bringing the number of unemployed Americans thanks to communist China’s coronavirus pandemic to 40.8 million, a number heretofore unseen in American history. One American worker out of every four now has no job.
  73. 2020 Thursday A: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the world: 5,803,416 confirmed cases, 359,791 confirmed deaths, and 2,399,247 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,758,422 confirmed cases, 102,917 confirmed deaths, and 378,566 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states where the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 101,697 confirmed cases, 3,973 confirmed deaths, but again, NO mention of confirmed recoveries due to Gov. Gavin Newsom playing politics with the Chinese virus.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 600 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the numbers: 20,711 confirmed cases, 1,106 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  It’s all politics.  Oh- Los Angeles says EVERYONE must wear face masks or not go out.  Wow.  Mayor Eric Garcetti needs removal from office ASAP.
  1. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 170,153,479 confirmed cases, +30,516, 3,537,922 confirmed deaths, +13,413 and 152,133,755 confirmed recoveries, +67,459.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,022,657 confirmed cases, UP 22,977 from yesterday’s reporting, 608,961 confirmed deaths, UP 1,235,[v] and 27,767,040 confirmed recoveries, UP 65,161.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  2. 2021 Friday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became President on January 20, 2021, there have been 291,014 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 168,595 deaths  
  3. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,788,034 confirmed cases, 63,216 confirmed deaths, and 2,053,610 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,320,818 confirmed cases, 36,774 confirmed deaths, and 1,943,113 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,076 confirmed cases, 498 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 437,185 confirmed cases, 5,828 confirmed deaths, and 212,777 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Arizona: they have 879,909 confirmed cases, 17,609 confirmed deaths, and 844,903 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  4. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,433 confirmed cases, 6,407 confirmed deaths, and 832,634 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Communist China, you know this is going to be GOOD (a big f**king lie): 91,061 cases of the virus, 4,636 confirmed deaths and 86,107 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  5. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,529.45, UP 64.81 points (+0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,748.74, UP 12.46 points (+0.091%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,204.11, UP 3.23 points (+0.077%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.63 per barrel, +0.31 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,903.70 per troy oz., +1.20 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $28.07 per troy ounce, +0.05 (+0.18%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,184.40 per troy oz, +2.00 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.67 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,822.33 per troy oz, +17.19 (+0.61%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $24,750.00 per troy oz., +2000.00 (+8.79%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Bulgarian Lev, one greenback equals 1.60 and in Burundian Franc, a buck equals 1,953.80 and in Cambodian Riel, one dollar equals 4,055.00 of theirs.[xii]      
  6. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the four states in which we have chef-authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.183 per gallon, $2.870 in Florida, $3.929 in Hawaii, and $3.568 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Alabama: $2.825.  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- Togo: $2.998 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,341,472,302,457 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.  
  7. 2021 Friday F: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information I–  First, Idaho Governor Brad Little, GOP, issued an executive order overturning a 24-hour-old mask mandate put in place by his Republican Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, while he was out of the state.  Apparently, McGeachin is running against her boss seeking to take him out because of his handling of the COVID-19 crisis in the state.  Governor Little NEVER ordered masks to be worn but wore one himself.  While he was out of state, McGeachin undermined him by instituting a mask mandate.  She sounds more like a Democrat to us.   McGeachin claims she tried to protect personal freedoms with her bogus mask mandate.  (Note- this woman sounds like a member of the Ben Sasse, Mitt Romney, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Richard Burr, Bill Cassidy, and Liz Cheney class of losers.  There’s always room for more).
  8. 2021 Friday G: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information II–  Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, is continuing his investigation into the ties between the U.S. government and the Wuhan Institute of Virology, questions Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci seems to have challenging times answering truthfully.[xvi]  Meanwhile, a bill banning COVID-19 passports in the Grand Canyon State fails to pass.[xvii]   Elsewhere, Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom in another show he is going to lose his job in the recall election coming up later this year has enacted a COVID-19 lottery with $116 million in prizes for those who have received their vaccinations.   Next, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley says it’s important to confirm that the Wuhan Institute of Virology is indeed the source of the pandemic before the NEXT one hits.  Finally, now that the Chi-Coms hand in the virus is becoming more and more known, researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology claim ‘we was bit by bats!’  Bats that are 900 miles away.  Uh, okay.[xviii]
  9. 2021 Friday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information III– The Centers for Disease Control loosens mask requirements for summer campers.  Next, the federal government says it’s ‘okay’ for employers to offer incentives to have their employees get vaccinated.   Meanwhile, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas wants Americans to have COVID-19 passports when traveling abroad but when illegals flood across the border or visitors come here, nope, no big deal.  Elsewhere, conservative luminary Victor David Hanson told Tucker Carlson that ‘nine people during the COVID-19 global pandemic made $20 billion creating and releasing the Chi-Vi vaccines.’  (Note- many of us believe that this is the reason WHY they are pushing everyone to get vaccinated all the way down to young kids which is their plan by the end of this year- EVERYONE.   Speaking of vaccinations, it was curious sight before Congress as the medical bigwigs testifying could not even put the finger on the numbers of their employees who have gotten vaccinated for the Kung Flu.  We say, “F**k them.”).
  10. 2021 Friday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– It appears that Russian hackers are working on a new scheme targeting emails.  We await further developments.  Next, the German government officially recognizes the genocide they perpetrated in German Southwest Africa back before World War I erupted.  Known today as Namibia, Berlin is going to spend $1.2 billion on projects with which to repay their monstrous crimes.  Moving on, more than $2 billion worth of exports going to the European Union have been hammered with tariffs since Brexit became official.  Ah, it’s like being jilted, the jilted party wants to turn around and make YOU suffer. 
  11. 2021 Friday J: Foreign News / Overseas News II– French oil giant Total is rebranding itself as it moves towards renewable sources of energy.  My, my, my- very woke.  Elsewhere, Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán blows off accusations that his country is RACIST over not wanting to be invaded by hundreds of thousands of Muslims.  Some of us might be moving to Hungary as they seem like one of the few countries that wants to uphold its language, customs, and culture.  In other foreign and overseas news, a Hong Kong judge hands down additional time to pro-democracy leader Jimmy Lai and nine others involved with him (amazing how COVID-19 solved TWO problems for the Chi-Coms- pro-democracy in Hong Kong and Donald Trump in the U.S.).  Lai received an additional 14 months on his sentence while the other nine received an additional 18 months.  Such is justice in a Neo-Nazi hellhole of the People’s Republic of China- Sieg Heil!
  12. 2021 Friday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– President Donald J. Trump has said that ‘vast numbers of dead folks voted in 2020’ (which is no surprise to us); however, even stranger, many of them asked for absentee ballots.  Now that’s peculiar.  Meanwhile, a judge has halted the election audit in Fulton County, Georgia, after Democrats began raising holy hell about it.  Wait- if they had nothing to hide, why not encourage the audit?  Something does not add up here.  
  13. 2021 Friday L: Joe Biden News– Rep. Dan Bishop, R-NC 9th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is compromised by the Chi-Coms.’  Speaking of Joe Biden and his pals, the Chi-Coms, the leader of the regime says he will ‘release the Chi-Vi report in 90 days as long as there isn’t something within it that might embarrass his overlords in Beijing.’  Wow. In other disgusting news, the Daily Caller reported that Joe Biden looking at the young daughter of one of his flunkies, he said ‘she looks like she 19-years-old with her legs crossed.’  (Note- this is the sexual goober you people on the left claim is our ‘president?’  We’re so proud).
  14. 2021 Friday M: Business News– Hong Kong-based JD Logistics in its IPO is valued at $248 billion.  Next, Boeing reaches a deal with the FAA to pay $17 million over the problems its new jetliner suffered.  Elsewhere, Hyundai announces plans to slash half its lineup of vehicles to concentrate on EVs.  Boy, oh, boy. 
  15. 2021 Friday N: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– entertainer Bill Cosby won’t get early release because he refuses to attend sexual deviate classes in jail.  (Note- if the man DIDN’T do the crimes of which he went to