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.

167. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2022

2018 Saturday: Elsewhere, after a frantic search for a missing woman in Indonesia, horrified villagers find her body consumed by a massive python. This is but the second documented case of a humongous python engulfing a full-grown human being.

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167. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2022:

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Neil Goldschmidt; The Golden State Warriors vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers; Jethro Tull featuring Doane Perry, the Keef Hartley Band featuring Mick Weaver, the Monterey Pop Festival, the Pretenders featuring James Honeyman-Scott, Savoy Brown featuring Andy Silvester, and the Supremes featuring Barbara Martin:

  1. 455 Wednesday: A Vandal army sacked Rome on this date.
  2. 1567 Friday: Mary Queen of Scots enters the prison at Lochleven Castle, Scotland.
  3. 1586 Monday: Mary, Queen of Scots, recognizes Philip II of Spain as her heir and successor.
  4. 1755 Monday: In the French and Indian War, the French surrender Fort Beauséjour to the British leading to the expulsion of the Acadians who would eventually become the “Cajuns.”
  5. 1775 Friday: The Battle of Bunker’s (Breed’s) Hill takes place on this date as American Minutemen take on British troops. 
  6. 1779 Sunday: In support of the new United States, Spain declares war on hereditary foe, England and sets in motion the nearly four-year-long Great Siege of Gibraltar.  
  7. 1815 Friday: At the Battle of Ligny, the French army under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte beats the Prussian army.
  8. 1822 Sunday: Denmark Vessey leads a slave rebellion against the whites in South Carolina.
  9. 1858 Wednesday: Accepting the Illinois Republican Party’s nomination for the U.S. Senate, Abraham Lincoln said the slavery issue had to be resolved, declaring, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”
  10. 1864 Thursday: During the Civil War, General Ulysses S. Grant begins the siege at Petersburg, Virginia.
  11. 1881 Thursday: Austro-Hungary and Serbia sign a military alliance.  Thirty-three years later, the two nations would be at the flashpoint of the Great War.
  12. 1883 Saturday: Baseball’s first “Ladies Day” took place as the New York Gothams offered women free admission to a game against the Cleveland Spiders; New York won the game, 5-2.
  13. 1884 Monday: The nation’s first roller-coaster goes into operation at Coney Island, New York.
  14. 1893 Friday: The first ‘lady’s day’ in Major League Baseball history occurred as the New York Giants admitted all ladies to its ballpark for free.
  15. 1897 Wednesday: A treaty annexing the Republic of Hawaii to United States undergoes its signing.
  16. 1903 Tuesday: Ford Motor Company was incorporated on today’s date as was the Pepsi-Cola Company.
  17. 1911 Friday: IBM had its beginnings as the Computing Tabulating-Recording Company as it was incorporated in New York State.
  18. 1917 Saturday: The first Congress of the Soviets gets underway in Russia.
  19. 1932 Thursday: President Herbert Hoover and Vice President Charles Curtis were re-nominated at the Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.
  20. 1933 Friday: The National Industrial Recovery Act became law with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s signature.  However, the United States Supreme Court later struck down the act.  Also, on this date, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was founded as President Roosevelt signed the Banking Act of 1933.
  21. 1940 Sunday: Marshal Henri Philippe Pétain becomes Chief of State of Vichy France.  Elsewhere, in Eugene, Oregon, future 6th U.S. Transportation Secretary Neil Goldschmidt is born.  A future Democrat, Goldschmidt would serve under President Jimmy Carter from September 24, 1979, to the ouster of his failed boss on January 20, 1981.
  22. 1941 Monday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ordered the closure of all German consulates in the United States.  He set the deadline for the closures for July 10.
  23. 1943 Wednesday: Comedian Charles Chaplin married his fourth wife, 18-year-old Oona O’Neill, daughter of playwright Eugene O’Neill, in Carpentaria, California.  Elsewhere- in Detroit, Michigan- future vocalist with the Supremes- Barbara Martin- is born on this date.  She would perform with the group from 1960-1962.  
  24. 1944 Friday: The State of South Carolina carried out the death sentence by electrocution on a 14-year-old black youth, George Stinney, for the murders of two white girls, 11-year-old Betty June Binnicker and seven-year-old Mary Emma Thames.  Elsewhere, future keyboardist with the Keef Hartley Band[i], Mick Weaver, is born in Colchester, England, on this date.
  25. 1947 Monday: In Kidderminster, England, future bassist with Savoy Brown, 1971-1972 (and with numerous other bands)- Andy Silvester- is born.
  26. 1954 Wednesday: In Mount Kisco, New York, future drummer with Jethro Tull, Doane Perry, is born. He would join the band late in its career.
  27. 1955 Thursday: The U.S. House of Representatives voted to extend Selective Service to 1959.
  28. 1957 Sunday: During the Algerian War, the French launch a major offensive to crush the Islamist resistance.    
  29. 1958 Monday: The Supreme Court, in Kent v. Dulles, ruled that artist Rockwell Kent could not be denied a passport because of his communist affiliations.  Elsewhere, Imre Nagy, premier of Hungary during the 1956 rebellion, underwent execution for treason.
  30. 1959 Tuesday: Actor George Reeves, TV’s “Superman,” was found dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound in the bedroom of his Beverly Hills home; he was 45 years old.
  31. 1961 Friday: In Paris, while traveling with the Leningrad Kirov Ballet company, Rudolf Nureyev defected from the Soviet Union.
  32. 1962 Saturday: The New Yorker published the first of a three-part serialization of “Silent Spring” by Rachel Carson.
  33. 1963 Sunday: The world’s first female space traveler, Valentina Tereshkova, 26, was launched into orbit by the Soviet Union aboard Vostok 6; she spent 71 hours in flight, circling the Earth 48 times before returning safely to the USSR.
  34. 1967 Friday: The Monterey Pop Festival begins on this date featuring major musical acts from both sides of the Atlantic all in one place.  The opening act on Day 1 is the Association, [ii] followed by the Paupers, [iii] Low Rawls,[iv] Beverley,[v] Johnny Rivers,[vi] Eric Burdon and the Animals,[vii] followed by the closer, Simon and Garfunkel.[viii]
  35. 1978 Friday: President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader Omar Torrijos exchanged the instruments of ratification for the Panama Canal treaties.
  36. 1979 Saturday: In a show of defiance against the government of Hafiz al-Assad, the Muslim Brotherhood executes 67 sheiks at Aleppo, Syria.
  37. 1981 Tuesday: President Ronald Reagan awards the Congressional Gold Medal to Ken Taylor, Canada’s former ambassador to Iran, for helping six Americans escape from that nation during the hostage crisis of 1979-1981; he is the first foreign citizen bestowed the honor.
  38. 1982 Wednesday: In London, England, James Honeyman-Scott—lead guitarist with the band, the Pretenders[ix], dies at age 25 on this date from a heart attack resulting from cocaine use.
  39. 1987 Tuesday: A jury in New York acquitted Bernhard Goetz of attempted murder in the subway shooting of four youths he said were going to rob him; however, Goetz was convicted of illegal weapons possession.  (In 1996, a civil jury ordered Goetz to pay $43 million to one of the persons he’d shot).
  40. 1988 Thursday: Impeached and ousted Arizona Governor Evan Mecham and his brother, Willard, won acquittal by a Phoenix jury for the crime of concealing a $350,000 campaign loan.
  41. 1993 Wednesday: The U.S. Postal Service released a seven-stamp commemorative collection featuring Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Clyde McPhatter, Otis Redding, Ritchie Valens, Dinah Washington, and Elvis Presley[x].
  42. 1996 Sunday: Heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes improves his pro record to 65-5 with a KO of Anthony Willis at 1:13 of Round 8 in a 10-round fight.  Elsewhere, in the 50th NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Seattle Supersonics 4 games to two.  Meanwhile—in Russia—following a run-off, Boris Yeltsin won the first independent presidential election by beating Communist challenger, Gennady Zyuganov.   
  43. 1998 Tuesday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Detroit Red Wings sweep the Washington Capitals in 4 games.
  44. 2000 Friday: Once U.S. federal regulators approved the merger of Bell Atlantic and GTE Corporation, the nation’s largest local phone company came into being.
  45. 2004 Wednesday: Rebuffing Bush Administration claims, the independent commission investigating the September 11 attacks said that no evidence existed that al-Qaida had strong ties to Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.
  46. 2008 Monday: California began issuing same-sex marriage licenses to gay couples.  Meanwhile, former Vice President Al Gore—much to the chagrin of Hillary Clinton—announced his endorsement of fellow Democrat Barack Hussein Obama.
  47. 2010 Wednesday: In response to the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, BP agrees to finance a $20 billion fund to recompense those who lost their livelihoods in the massive oil spill.
  48. 2012 Saturday: Egyptian voters continue to go to the polls in the second round of their first free presidential elections.  Meanwhile, the United States Air Force’s robotic Boeing X-37B spaceplane returns to Earth after a classified 469-day orbital mission.
  49. 2013 Sunday: Pope Francis blessed thousands of Harley-Davidsons and their riders in Vatican Square; the riders were celebrating the company’s 110th anniversary with a parade.
  50. 2014 Monday:  Thanks to President Obama, the U.S. may cooperate with Iran in identifying options to address the violence in Iraq, though such options would not include military aid; President Barack Obama has sent 257 troops to Baghdad to provide additional security for the U.S. embassy.
  51. 2015 Tuesday: In the sixth game of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors won Game 6 against the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 105-97, their first NBA title in four decades.  Meanwhile, real estate and entertainment mogul Donald J. Trump launched his successful campaign to become president of the United States with a speech at Trump Tower in Manhattan.  Elsewhere, South Korea announces another three dead to the rampaging MERS.
  52. 2016 Thursday:  In a significant act of virtue signaling, Philadelphia becomes the first U.S. city to slap a tax on sugary soft drinks.  You go, Philly, you go.   Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms continue to act like, uh, Chi-Coms with the cancelation of the Taiwanese children’s choir.  What did the children’s choir do to get the communists to cancel their visit to communist China?  At last month’s inauguration of President Tsai Ing-wen, the rambunctious kids sang Taiwan’s national anthem.  WTF?
  53. 2017 Friday: President Donald J. Trump acknowledged for the first time that he was under federal investigation as part of the expanding though phony probe into Russian election meddling as he lashed out at the top Deep State operative in the Justice Department overseeing the fraudulent probe.   Meanwhile, he tightens up on the open relations with communist Cuba that his predecessor Barack Hussein Obama had loosened while he was in office.  Finally, Amazon.com announces its plan to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, becoming an ever-greater monopolistic octopus.  How come Democrats don’t want to hammer them with a huge antitrust suit?
  54. 2018 Saturday: Communist China announced 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion in U.S. imports, including soybeans and beef, in response to President Donald Trump’s tariff hike on a similar amount of Chinese goods.  The Chinese also scrapped agreements to narrow the trade surplus with the United States.  Elsewhere, after a frantic search for a missing woman in Indonesia, horrified villagers find her body consumed by a massive python.  This is but the second documented case of a humongous python engulfing a full-grown human being. 
  55. 2019 Sunday: In Konduga, in northeastern Nigeria, three Boko Haram suicide bombings kill at least 30 people and wound countless others.  Elsewhere in an Israeli court, Sara Netanyahu, wife of the prime minister, admits in open court the misuse of state funds.  Her husband, meanwhile, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveils Trump Heights, a new housing project in the Golan Heights in gratitude for President Donald J. Trump bucking the rest of the world and acknowledging the Golan Heights as sovereign Israeli soil.  
  56. 2020 Tuesday: COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, continues kicking butt around the world.  Here are today’s stats: 8,085,932 confirmed cases, 438,453 confirmed deaths, and 3,918,176 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are today’s stats: 2,176,765 confirmed cases, 118,588 confirmed deaths, and 678,855 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 153,560 confirmed cases, 5,121 confirmed deaths, but like always, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 736 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 630 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the stats: 26,158 confirmed cases, 1,221 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Some states are threatening to shut down the openings that have already begun while others are plowing forward, damn the torpedoes.  Elsewhere, Kim Jong Un blew up a building north of the DMZ to show his anger over South Korea not fulfilling its ‘promises’ to the Stalinist state.  Oh, well.
  57. 2020 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump signs an executive order to begin the reformation of the nation’s police agencies.  Democrats screech ‘IT’S NOT ENOUGH’ and that ‘TRUMP IS A RACIST.’  Ah, well, we know the Dems will never accept anything President Trump does.
  58. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 177,743,872 confirmed cases, +344,056, 3,847,055  confirmed deaths, +8,020 and 162,244,329 confirmed recoveries, +40,390.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,364,085 confirmed cases, UP 11,720 from yesterday’s reporting, 616,088 confirmed deaths, UP 387,[xi] and 28,614,036 confirmed recoveries, UP 36,543.  We genuinely appreciate 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 298,182 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 161,467 deaths  
  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: 3,805,294 confirmed cases, 63,220 confirmed deaths, and 2,068,335 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,352,995 confirmed cases, 37,448 confirmed deaths, and 2,131,518 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,134 confirmed cases, 507 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 447,658 confirmed cases, 5,840 confirmed deaths (DOWN), and 220,096 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Nevada: they have 328,194 confirmed cases, 5,635 confirmed deaths, and 308,538 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: 839,720 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Sudan, 118th country on the list: 36,304 cases of the virus, 2,732 confirmed deaths and 29,994 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]     
  62. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,033.67, DOWN 265.66 points (-0.77%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,039.68, DOWN 33.17 points (-0.24%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,223.70, DOWN -22.89 points (-0.54%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.46 per barrel, -0.69 (-0.96%).  The price of GOLD is $1,819.90 per troy oz., -41.50 (-2.23%) while the price of SILVER is $27.31 per troy ounce, -0.51 (-1.82%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,121.40 per troy oz, -20.50 (-1.80%) while the price of COPPER is $4.29 per pound, -0.10 (-2.19%).[xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,789.54 per troy oz, +26.91 (+0.97%).[xvi] The price of RHODIUM is $22,800.00 per troy oz., +500.00 (+2.24%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xvii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.40 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.36.     In Macanese Pataca, one greenback equals 8.00 and in Macedonian Denar, a buck equals 50.52 and in Malagasy Ariary, one dollar equals 3,764.12 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 over $4.227 per gallon, $2.962 in Florida, $3.978 in Hawaii, and $3.625 in Washington state.[xix]    Let’s look at one other location- Minnesota: $2.858.  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- Lesotho: $3.766 per U.S. Gallon.[xx]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,413,747,338,681 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 been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after India, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Singapore with $168 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxii]
  64. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Friends, today is Day #85 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the border calamity and not to have shown up for a single day’s work on the job.  Still, President Donald J. Trump will be visiting the Texas-Mexico border with Governor Greg Abbott, Republican, on June 30.  Many are speculating as to whether the laughing jackass border czar will rush down to the border for a quick photo op or won’t show up thereby proving our point, she is little more than a low IQ, empty pantsuit, the former ‘mattress’ of California Democratic Party bigwig, Willie Brown.  Ah, well, speaking of Governor Abbott, the patriotic Texas governor said that President Donald J. Trump set a ‘high mark’ for control of the southern border.
  65. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Meanwhile, One America News shared the latest stats today concerning the border cataclysm: (1) Cost this day of caring for millions of illegal aliens: $585,083,840.  (2) Total Cost this Year of caring for the tidal wave of illegal aliens: $182,502,932,480.  (3) Total numbers of illegals who have crossed into the U.S. this year: 1,870,509.  (4) Estimated total number of illegals sucking away at the teats of the American taxpayers: 35,870,508.  Note, we have said since 2009 at the blog’s inception that the total numbers were 35-50 million; now, we believe we have 75-100 million river-swimming, fence-climbing, and/or desert-crossing illegals in the U.S.  IF we deported ALL the illegals gobbling away at the benefits of being an American, rents and mortgages would precipitously drop, wages would go up, our students would become better-educated and would move through the educational system at a faster pace, Social Security and Medicare would be strengthened, and there would be far fewer Americans drawing unemployment and welfare checks.  There would also be less crime, fewer drunken driving fatalities, less rapes- especially of minors, fewer break-ins, less shop-lifting, you name it, our country would be in such better shape, it’s difficult to comprehend until you start comprehending it.  Yet, they want them here which to us verifies the veracity of the Replacement Theory.  Still, we say, BUILD THE WALL AND DEPORT THEM ALL.  NOW.  Update- “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, is sending law enforcement officers to Texas and Arizona to help defend the southern border.  God bless him!
  66. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Fred Fleitz, CEO of the Center for Security Policy, made the witty observation that the ‘Europeans LOVE decrepit old Joe Biden’ because ‘America is back.’  America is back meaning the U.S. will be footing the bill while the Europeans are allowed to renege on their obligations.  Speaking of Joe Biden overseas, the summit between he and Russian President Vladimir Putin failed to go the distance today.  Instead of going the full five hours promised by the ‘drooler-in-chief,’ it went about half that.  President Putin held a press conference first and ripped the U.S. leader a new one in subtle and witty ways while Joe then came out, held his, and we must say, the Aduhelm must have been working well today because we would give his press conference a C+ grade.  (Note- we don’t expect to see the feeble old perv for about a week now as he tries to recover from this challenging trip).   The two leaders apparently agreed to a return to the arms control treaty negotiations (all the while the Chi-Coms[xxiii] continue building a massive arsenal) as well as to the exchange of diplomats once again.  Former Rep. Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district, said it was ‘way too early for Joe Biden to be meeting with President Vladimir Putin.
  67. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, DS-CA, says that the ‘new system for checking his citizens’ status for the Chi-Vi vaccine are NOT a vaccine passport.  (Good- because we are not going to get this crap anyway- see you in November, governor).  Next, a new report says that at a pop-up vaccination site in New York City, medical personnel carried out 899 ‘jabs’ using defective vaccines.  Say what?  Yet another reason to avoid this crap.  Elsewhere, the U.S. government has spent more taxpayer monies buying 14 million Johnson & Johnson vaccines for overseas export.  Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says he is ‘yet to get a response from either the National Institute of Health (NIH) or from Health and Human Services on his questions about the China Virus.  Senator- you won’t get a peep from either the NIH or HHS.  Next, brave scientists are calling for investigations into various ‘scientific journals’ that dismissed the Wuhan Institute of Virology lab leak theory.’  Excellent.  ‘Follow the science,’ folks…
  68. 2021 Wednesday J: Joe Biden Regime News I– “Kooky Kamala” Harris apparently trying to force a far-left agenda into the American economic system.  Not good, folks, not good.  Next- and this is the best one of the day- senile old Joe Biden is encouraging Americans to report radicalized family members, friends, and neighbors to the authorities so the RACE POLICE can swoop in and spirit them away in the dead of night to one of their black site secret prisons.  This smacks of the Gestapo’s Nacht und Nebel policy by which political dissidents disappeared during the dark of night.  Wow.   Meanwhile, the Biden regime releases its first list of top diplomatic nominees for overseas deployment.  Wonder where Rahm “Dead Fish” Emanuel will go?  Japan doesn’t want the POS.  Finally, Joe Biden is reversing yet another Trump Era policy by providing increased protections to tranny students, i.e., mostly ‘chicks with dicks’ students, what we used to call ‘exotics.’
  69. 2021 Wednesday K: Joe Biden News– When reporters asked fumbling Joe Biden if he STILL THOUGHT that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a ‘killer,’ the usurper in the White House did his best “Kooky Kamala” Harris imitation and broke out in maniacal laughter before forgetting the question.  Friends, this is embarrassing to have a mentally-incapacitated dimwit in the White House.  This is, indeed, the SHAME of our country.  Speaking of our national embarrassment, Joe Biden claims to have given President Putin the ‘what for’ during their short meeting.  Question: when everyone returns to the United States, will the U.S. Congress demand that Joe’s interpreters appear before congressional committees and tell the lawmakers what was really said and how poorly Joe’s performance was?[xxiv]  Remember, after President Donald J. Trump met with his Russian counterpart, Democrats were demanding the interpreters testify to exactly what was said during the two leaders’ private meeting.  (Note- we don’t expect this will ever happen).
  70. 2021 Wednesday L: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger feeling intense heat down his backside is now going to investigate the missing ballots transfer documents and chain of custody.  From what we hear, there were more illegal ballots in Fulton County, Georgia, than anywhere else in the state and it’s clear that if an HONEST and IMPARTIAL audit is conducted, we will learn the truth.  We await more information…
  71. 2021 Wednesday M: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– New reports suggest that law enforcement recruitment is way, way down, while retirements are skyrocketing.  We imagine many law enforcement officers could find employment in Arizona and Texas, especially if those two states are going to continue fortifying their frontiers and creating their own statewide border patrols.
  72. 2021 Wednesday N: Political News I– New York City finds itself being consumed by a self-made problem: in midtown Manhattan, tens of thousands of ‘urban outdoorsmen’ have set up tent cities.  Wow.  Next, the House GOP seeks a review of BIG TECH’S close ties to the Chi-Coms.   In other news, Texas Democrats are launching a last-ditch effort to stop the Constitutional Carry Bill becoming the law of the Lone Star State.  Screw the little wimps. Elsewhere, Chicago Mayor Lori “The Loser” Lightfoot is seeking to halt alcohol sales after midnight.  Uh, what will this accomplish?  People will buy their liquor at 11:59 P.M.   Finally, Pennsylvania Democrat Rep. Madeleine Dean, 4th congressional district, is NOT going to seek the seat of outgoing RINO Senator Pat Toomey.
  73. 2021 Wednesday O: Political News II– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, proposes changes to Dem-backed voting bill newly renamed from the “For the People Act” to the “John Lewis Voting Rights Act” which means it’s still the same old shit, repackaged, and returned to the shelf.  NO one buy this stinking piece of crap bill.  Meanwhile, Rep. Greg Steube, R-FL 17th congressional district, working on behalf of the family of Ashli Babbitt says information on her shooting death at the U.S. Capitol Building during the FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021, is difficult to come by.  He is seeking answer as to whom the Capitol Hill police officer who shot her dead is and the circumstances as to WHY he shot her, an unarmed woman, attempting to climb through a broken window.  Moving on, GOP House and Senate members return to Washington, D.C., to hold their weekly conference.  Republicans- how about this: how about demanding answers as to WTF the Capitol Hill protesters are still locked up, mostly in solitary confinement?  IF you don’t defend these people, one day, the government will come for you.[xxv]
  74. 2021 Wednesday P: NASA, Space, and UFO News– Noted UFO filmmaker Jeremy Corbell says that when the UFO report comes out later this month, it will reveal uncomfortable truths for the American people.  Mr. Corbell told Rob Schmitt on Newsmax that the New York Times has said that the report will leave out the possibility of the technology being seen is a secret U.S. military program much less a Chi-Com or Russian program.  That will leave us with but one simple truth: it’s from somewhere else, NOT of this Earth.  Look, if it were Chi-Com, Russian, Iranian, or North Korean, do you think they would not already be ruling the planet?  Of course it’s from somewhere else and that means there is little to nothing we can do about it except await its arrival.  Elsewhere, SpaceX supposedly ignored an FAA warning regarding the launch of its Starship SN8 launch in December 2020.  We are sure Elon Musk had good reasons to blow off the FAA.
  75. 2021 Wednesday Q: Big Tech News– Amazon.com has introduced its new surveillance system to grocery stores.
  76. 2021 Wednesday R: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– Tonight, we have the Super Lotto Draw #3569 with a $55 million jackpot on the line as well as the Powerball Draw #855 with a $40 million pot on the line.  Stay tuned for tonight’s results…okay, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto: 01, 06, 21, 38, 39, and Mega 10.  Out of 147,354 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $16,603 apiece.  The tickets were sold at (1) Shell in Visalia, CA 93277; (2) Sunrise Market and Gas, San Diego, CA, 92102; and (3) Ronnie’s Market and Deli, Stockton, CA 95204.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball: 19, 29, 34, 44, 50, and Powerball 25.  In California, out of 40,139 winning tickets, the highest winners were 21 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $555 apiece.
  77. 2021 Wednesday S: Sports News– NBA star, point guard, Chris Paul of the Phoenix Suns is in COVID-19 protocols at the moment.  Not sure as to when he will be able to return.
  78. 2021 Wednesday T: Observation of the Day– Friends, there is BUT ONE WAY to STOP the tidal wave of illegal aliens pouring across the southern border and that is, the GOP must make a tactical decision with which to aid the overall strategy in combatting Joe Biden’s crimes.  We must make the tactical effort to reach out to the illegal aliens who are here, to make it appear that we are going to bring them into OUR FOLD.  We must make the Democrats believe we are recruiting illegals to become future GOP voters like the Democrats recruit children for immoral purposes.  We must enlist, recruit, and dragoon illegal aliens into becoming solid GOP members as once the Democrats realize they are losing on this battlefront, the trains, planes, buses, automobiles, and even empty freighters will be running 24/7/365 to get illegal aliens out of the country.  Once they begin shipping them out, we can throw the ones who helped us aboard those outbound modes of travel in the same way once the Indian Wars were over, General George Crook threw the Indian scouts onto the trains carrying the beaten Native Americans to the reservations.  It is a matter of saving the country so let’s make some tactical decisions NOW so our strategy can become reality at a future date.
  79. 2022 Thursday: Stick around and discover the events of the day along with us…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0863 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sundown Violet.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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Mike Love was the next Beach Boy to release a solo album, “Looking Back with Love” on October 08, 1981.  While Mike has sung some of the most well-known Beach Boys tunes, his songwriting talents were not always as good as the Wilson Brothers or Alan Jardine or Bruce Johnston, thus he gets panned by the critics.  Mike also was not as forward-looking as was say, Carl, in that he favored performing the ‘golden oldies’ while Carl and Dennis pushed the band to move forward into the future.  Still, fans of Mike Love ‘love’ the album which is why we have it here for your enjoyment.  We hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  We think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We promoted the music of the Keef Hartley Band as well as of one of its integral members Miller Anderson on Monday, 02-October-2017 through Saturday, 21-October-2017.  We hope you will check their music out by visiting those posts.

[ii] We promoted the music of the Association beginning on Wednesday, 25-September-2013 through Monday, 07-October-2013.  These guys were amazing, we hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your growing collection of albums and CDs.

[iii] We hope one day to present the music of this psychedelic Canadian rock band.

[iv] We hope to do the music of this legendary artist one day.  Lou Rawls was great.

[v] Not sure as to when we promote the music of Beverley Martyn.

[vi] We look forward to presenting the music of this legendary singer/songwriter/guitarist one day.  Everyone loves Johnny Rivers.

[vii] We began presenting the music of the Animals, of Eric Burdon and the Animals, of Eric Burdon, Eric Burdon and War, and War beginning on Monday, 08-June-2015 and the presentation ran through Sunday, 02-August-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider making them a part of your listening pleasure.

[viii] Not clear as to when we will promote the music of Simon and Garfunkel, as well as their solo catalogs, but most likely will do Bob Dylan and Gordon Lightfoot and maybe even Bonnie Raitt around the same time.  Stay tuned.

[ix] We are not sure as to when we will promote the music of the Pretenders but when we do, you will be the first to know so rejoice.

[x] We plan on promoting the music of all of these amazing entertainers at some point in the not-too distant future.

[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.

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

[xxiii] Speaking of the Chi-Coms, they are denying the radiation leak at their Taishan Nuclear Power Plant.  Typical Chi-Coms.

[xxiv] Interesting note: a new poll says that Joe Biden’s ‘approval ratings’ have dropped by 6 points since April. 

[xxv] Where the f**k is the American Civil Liberties Union?  Isn’t this what you guys formed the organization for?

162. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2022

73. 2021 Friday L: Political News I- A new study shows that when Democrats are asked to elucidate their views as to what exactly their party stands, a high percentage of them cannot voice a coherent answer. Figures.

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162. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JUNE 11, 2022:

Kamehameha Day (Hawaii) / Belmont Stakes

Vice President Daniel D. Tompkins: U.S. Attorneys General Augustus Garland and Judson Harmon; Heavyweight Boxer Buster Mathis; 38-Special featuring Donnie Van Zant, Ian Gillan Band featuring Mark Nauseef, “Paint it Black” by the Rolling Stones, Supertramp featuring Richard Palmer-James, and ZZ Top featuring Frank Beard:

  1. 1509 Friday: England’s King Henry VIII married his first wife, Catherine of Aragon.
  2. 1517 Monday: British explorer Sir Thomas Pert reaches Hudson Bay in North America.
  3. 1742 Tuesday: Benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove.
  4. 1770 Tuesday: Captain James Cook, commander of the HMS Endeavour, discovered the Great Barrier Reef off Australia by running into it.
  5. 1774 Sunday: The Jews of Algiers manage to escape the Spanish attack on the city.
  6. 1776 Wednesday: The Continental Congress formed a committee to draft a Declaration of Independence calling for freedom from Britain.
  7. 1798 Tuesday: Napoleon Bonaparte and his army captured the island of Malta on this date.
  8. 1825 Sunday: The sixth vice president of the United States, 1817-1825—Democratic Republican, Daniel D. Tompkins—died on this date.
  9. 1832 Monday: In Covington, Tennessee, future 38th U.S. Attorney General Augustus Garland is born.  A future member of a variety of political parties before settling on becoming a Democrat he would serve under President Grover Cleveland March 06, 1885, until March 04,1889.
  10. 1838 Tuesday: The Iowa Territory undergoes organization at behest of the Federal government.
  11. 1859 Sunday: Miners discover the Comstock silver load near Virginia City, Nevada.
  12. 1864 Sunday: The Confederate warship, CSS Alabama, slips into Cherbourg Harbor, France, to escape Union warships.
  13. 1876 Monday: The Republican Party selects Rutherford B. Hayes as its presidential nominee.
  14. 1895 Wednesday: Charles E. Duryea receives the first U.S. patent granted to an American inventor for a gasoline-powered vehicle.  Meanwhile, the 41st U.S. Attorney General Judson Harmon assumed his post in the U.S. Department of Justice.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from today’s date to March 04, 1897.
  15. 1919 Thursday: Sir Barton became the first horse to capture the Triple Crown when he won the Belmont Stakes in New York City.
  16. 1920 Saturday: The Republican Party nominates Warren G. Harding for the president of the United States.
  17. 1927 Sunday: Charles Lindbergh received the Distinguished Flying Cross on this date.
  18. 1930 Thursday: William Beebe dove to a record-setting depth of 1,426 feet off the coast of Bermuda.  He used a diving chamber called a bathysphere.
  19. 1936 Friday: The Presbyterian Church of America formed in Philadelphia.
  20. 1937 Saturday: The Soviet Union under Josef Stalin, executes eight Red Army leaders as part of the political repression campaign known as the Great Purge.  
  21. 1938 Sunday: Johnny Vander Meer pitched the first of two consecutive no-hitters as he led the Cincinnati Reds to 3-0 victory over the Boston Bees.  Four days later, Vander Meer refused to give up a hit to the Brooklyn Dodgers who lost 6-0 to the Reds.
  22. 1940 Wednesday: Fascist Italy declares war on France and Britain and launches an air raid on the island of Malta.
  23. 1941 Thursday: Vichy-French warplanes bomb Tel Aviv, Israel, killing at least 20 Jews on the ground.
  24. 1942 Friday: The United States and the Soviet Union signed a lend-lease agreement to aid the USSR against the Nazis and their allies during World War II.
  25. 1943 Saturday: SS Chief Heinrich Himmler orders the liquidation of Jewish ghettoes in Poland.   Meanwhile, in Sledge, Mississippi, future heavyweight contender Buster Mathis is born.  He would fight in 34 professional fights with a record of 30 wins  (21 by KO), with 4 losses and 0 draws.
  26. 1947 Thursday: The U.S. government announced an end to sugar rationing.  Elsewhere, future Supertramp[i] guitarist (1969-1971)—Richard Palmer-James—is born in Bournemouth, England, on this date.
  27. 1949 Sunday: Future lifelong drummer with the ‘little ol’ band from Texas, ZZ Top[ii]—Frank Beard—is born on this date in Frankston, Texas.
  28. 1950 Monday: Ben Hogan returned to tournament play after a near-fatal car crash.  He won the U.S. Open.
  29. 1952 Thursday: Future lead vocalist with the Southern rock band, .38-Special[iii] (1974-2013), Donnie Van Zant, is born in Jacksonville, Florida, on this date.
  30. 1953 Friday: Future member of the Ian Gillan Band- Mark Nauseef, drummer- is born in Cortland, N.Y., on this date.
  31. 1955 Sunday: In the worst accident in the history of motor racing, 80 people lost their lives during the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France when two race cars collided and then crashed into spectators.  
  32. 1962 Tuesday: Three prisoners escaped from the Federal prison at Alcatraz Island in the middle of San Francisco Bay by leaving the island in a makeshift raft; the authorities never found or heard from them again.
  33. 1963 Wednesday: In one of the most shocking images of the Vietnam War era, Buddhist monk, Thich Quang Duc, set himself on fire on a Saigon street to protest the government of South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem.  Malcolm Browne of the Associated Press captured the scene in a Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph.  Elsewhere, Alabama Governor George Wallace defiantly stands at the door of Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama to block the entry of two black students, Vivian Malone, and James Hood, into the school.  Later in the day, accompanied by federalized National Guard troops, the pair registers for school.  Finally, for trying to integrate restaurants in the state of Florida, the police arrest Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  34. 1966 Sunday: “Paint it Black” by the Rolling Stones[iv] peaks at #1.
  35. 1967 Monday: Israel and Syria accepted a U.N.-brokered ceasefire ending the Six Days War.
  36. 1976 Saturday: Australian rock-and-roll band, AC/DC[v] begins first headliner tour of Great Britain.
  37. 1977 Sunday: In the Netherlands, a 19-day hostage situation ended when Dutch marines stormed a train and a school held by South Moluccan terrorists.  In the melee, two hostages and the six jihadists lost their lives.
  38. 1978 Monday: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ordained its FIRST black priest, Joseph Freeman Jr., on this date.
  39. 1981 Friday: The first major league baseball player’s strike commenced one that would last two months.
  40. 1982 Saturday: At Caesar’s Palace in Paradise, Nevada, at the 2:52 minute mark of the 13th round of their WBC heavyweight title boxing match, Larry Holmes- aka the Easton Assassin- scores a TKO over “Great White Hope” Gerry Cooney.  With the victory, Holmes’ would retain both the WBC and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles and put his pro record to 40-0.  As for the “Great White Hope,” he would suffer his first professional loss putting his record to 25-0.  On the undercard, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers loses a 10-round unanimous decision to James “Quick” Tillis.  With the loss, Shavers’ record would go to 67-11-1 while that of the victor, Tillis, would go to 22-1.
  41. 1982 Saturday A: Meanwhile, “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,” directed by Steven Spielberg hits movie theaters.
  42. 1984 Tuesday: The U.S. Supreme Court declares that prosecutors can admit illegally obtained evidence in trials if the prosecution shows that law enforcement could have obtained it legally.
  43. 1987 Friday: Margaret Thatcher became the first British prime minister in 160 years to win a third consecutive term of office.
  44. 1990 Tuesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) declares that the laws banning desecration of the U.S. flag to be ‘unconstitutional.’
  45. 1993 Saturday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that people who commit so-called ‘hate crimes’ ‘could be sentenced to extra punishment.’  The Court also ruled in favor of nutty religious groups saying that ‘they indeed had a constitutional right to sacrifice animals during worship services.’  The question is, if the nuts want to sacrifice human beings—who technically are animals, too, is that okay?
  46. 1998 Friday: Mitsubishi of America agreed to pay $34 million to end the largest sexual harassment case filed by the U.S. government.  The federal lawsuit claimed that HUNDREDS of women at a plant in Normal, Illinois, had endured groping and crude jokes from male workers.  Sounds like crap to us.
  47. 2001 Monday: Timothy McVeigh undergoes execution for the 1995 bombings at Oklahoma City that killed at least 168 people.
  48. 2004 Friday: At the Washington National Cathedral, the nation holds a state funeral for former President Ronald Wilson Reagan much to the chagrin of angry Democrats.
  49. 2008 Wednesday: The 22nd prime minister of Canada- Stephen Harper- made a historic apology to Canada’s First Nations, their Native American peoples, after news broke on systemic abuse on the children of the tribes in various ‘schools’ or ‘group homes’ where the language, ways, and even appearances were punished, forbidden, mistreated, or threatened for more than a century.  Canada used to remove the children of Indian families and then put them in these horrible place where they were mistreated until they came of age.  By that time, the damage was done.
  50. 2009 Thursday: As the global economic malaise sets in, the government of Bulgaria officially declares their country to be in recession as in the previous quarter, the nation’s GDP dropped by 1.6-percent.  Elsewhere, the ‘exceptionally dependable’ World Health Organization declares that the swine flu- H1N1- to be a ‘pandemic,’ the first such event in more than 40 years.
  51. 2010 Friday: The FIFA World Cup opened in South Africa, the first time the event took place in ANY African country.
  52. 2011 Saturday: In Rome, Italy, at least 500,000 people demonstrate demanding same-sex rights.
  53. 2012 Monday: In Afghanistan, the ‘religion of peace’ strikes again as an ambulance hits a roadside bomb, killing at least five and wounding several others.
  54. 2013 Tuesday: Russia’s Parliament passes a bill banning ‘homosexual propaganda;’ police near the Duma take Gays into custody after they whine that anti-Gay extremists pelted them with eggs.
  55. 2014 Wednesday: As the battle for Iraq continues, ISIS captures government offices and other official buildings in the fight for the northern city of Mosul. 
  56. 2017 Sunday: Militants in the Democratic Republic of the Congo city of Bene attack a prison simultaneously as prisoners launch a jailbreak, killing at least 11 in the ensuing melee and freeing more than 900 prisoners.   Meanwhile, 23-percent of the voters in Puerto Rico turn out for a referendum on statehood of which, 97% vote for it.  This would mean the nation’s 51st state would be solid Blue with two Democratic senators and several additional Democrats for the House.  Will the Democrats stop trying to steal government?
  57. 2018 Monday: The Federal Communications Commission officially repeals Net Neutrality which is good.  It’s a liberal scheme to control the Internet and radio.  Meanwhile, NASA’s Mars Rover Opportunity undergoes shutdown as one of the infamous dust storms erupts.
  58. 2019 Tuesday: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces his country will ban single-use plastics by 2021.  You don’t have anything more important on your country’s agenda than that?  Good Lord!
  59. 2020 Thursday: Seattle continues not knowing what to do with the communist Antifa and Black Lives Matter takeover of seven city blocks and renaming the area CHAZ.  There, they dispense justice while roaming the area with automatic weapons.  President Donald J. Trump says it must end soon.  Otherwise, the federal government will step in and end the left-wing insurrection by a bunch of wannabe Nazis.
  60. 2020 Thursday A: The Xi Jinping Bat Virus continues claiming lives and causing problems.  Here are the global stats for today: 7,487,676 confirmed cases, 420,236 confirmed deaths, and 3,523,386 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are the numbers thanks to collusion between the Chinese communists and the Democratic Party: 2,062,704 confirmed cases, 115,441 confirmed deaths, and 618,548 confirmed recoveries.  Next in the three states in which, the world-famous AICPENDBLOG.COM has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 139,281 confirmed cases, 4,881 confirmed deaths, and as is the norm, no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 685 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 622 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the increasingly socialist republic of Washington where communists now seem to be running amok, here are the numbers: 24,759 confirmed cases, 1,194 confirmed deaths, but like California, no mention of confirmed recoveries.
  61. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 176,044,519 confirmed cases, +45,776, 3,800,625  confirmed deaths, +13,139 and 159,952,752 confirmed recoveries, +512,798.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,306,446 confirmed cases, UP 33,756 from yesterday’s reporting, 614,738 confirmed deaths, UP 877,[vi] and 28,346,324 confirmed recoveries, UP 70,791.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vii]  
  62. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 296,831 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 162,818 deaths  
  63. 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: 3,801,550 confirmed cases, 63,255 confirmed deaths, and 2,064,207 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,346,153 confirmed cases, 37,265 confirmed deaths, and 2,009,593 confirmed recoveries (NEW NUMBERS!).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,871 confirmed cases, 505 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 445,896 confirmed cases, 5,857 confirmed deaths, and 219,522 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Oklahoma, a state drooling Joe Biden claimed he was the first sitting president to visit (to gin up race hatred): they have 446,101 confirmed cases, 7,325 confirmed deaths, and 446,101 confirmed recoveries.[viii]   
  64. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,653 confirmed cases, 6,428 confirmed deaths, and 833,007 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country-  Senegal, 113th country on the list: 41,900 cases of the virus, 1,150 confirmed deaths and 40,449 confirmed recoveries.[ix]     
  65. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,479.60, UP 13.36 points (+0.039%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,069.42, UP 49.09 points (+0.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,247.44, UP +8.26 points (+0.19%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.78 per barrel, -0.13 (-0.18%).  The price of GOLD is $1,879.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $28.05 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.34%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,149.30 per troy oz, -1.80 (-0.16%) while the price of COPPER is $4.55 per pound, +0.01 (+0.32%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,775.99 per troy oz, -0.32 (-0.01%).[xi] The price of RHODIUM is $22,300.00 per troy oz., +950.00 (+4.45%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.40 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Jamaican Dollar, one greenback equals 149.10 and in Japanese Yen, a buck equals 109.65 and in Jordanian Dinar, one dollar equals 0.71 of theirs.[xiii]        
  66. 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 and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.224 per gallon, $2.975 in Florida, $3.969 in Hawaii, and $3.611 in Washington state.[xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- Louisiana: $2.617.  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- Georgia: $3.613 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,395,336,873,200 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 been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Belgium, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Cayman Islands with $225 billion of U.S. national debt.[xvii]
  67. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, today is Day #81 in which, ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been in charge of the southern border and has yet to take her hyena-laughing butt down there to see the border in person.  How long before ‘Cho-Mo Joe’ Biden asks her to step down from her post as his ‘No. 2?’  Meanwhile, One America News reports the current tally of the ILLEGAL ALIEN INVASION: (1) Cost per day of caring for the illegal alien invaders: $537,164,032.  (2) Total Cost this Year of caring for the Illegal Alien Invaders: $176,975,560,704.  Next, (3) Total Number of Illegal Aliens who have crossed the Border in 2021: 1,813,857.  Finally, (4) Total Number of River-Swimming, Fence-Climbing Illegals in the U.S.: 35,813,856.  (Note- we believe this estimate is on the extreme low end as since this blog began in 2009, we estimated anywhere from 35-50 million illegals in the United States 12 years ago.  Our updated figures rest at 50 million on the low end to 80-100 million on the high end.  The time is now to lay in electrified fencing along the border, drones armed with Hellfire missile patrolling the skies, anti-personnel ditches, vehicle and river barriers, foo gas pits, quick reaction strike forces, punji stakes and alligators in the Rio Grande, you name it, we must do it if our great country is to survive.  Elsewhere, Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, says that neither Joe nor “Kooky Kamala” can avoid the border much longer.  Get your butts down there and do something to stop the self-inflicted mess.   Finally, when Latin American reporters are questioning ‘Kooky Kamala” on WHY no visits to the border, she goes ballistic and shows her bitchy side.
  68. 2021 Friday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– As Ethiopia continues fighting a war against violent jihadists, famine is facing its people with the loss of valuable cropland to the fighting.  Food shortages in that heroic East African nation are becoming critical.  Next, aggressive Russian warplanes have intercepted U.S. aircraft traveling over international airspace over the Pacific Ocean.  Meanwhile, Myanmar’s military junta has charged ousted President Aung San Suu Kyi with all sorts of corruption charges.  Elsewhere, economic whiz Peter Navarro says the ‘G7 leaders see ‘Cho-Mo Joe’ Biden as ‘weak, manipulatable.’ Speaking of the G7, Queen Elizabeth II hosts a dinner for mumbling, stumbling, crumbling ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden.  Bet that conversation was elucidating.   Also in regard to the G7, former Trump administration official Ric Grenell says German leader Angela Merkel is a ‘great leader’ but that ‘Germany must pay its share.’  Elsewhere, a former chief of the Mossad says that Israel is definitely behind the troubles the Iranian nuclear program has currently been experiencing.  (Note- we would love to see the Mossad set off a nuke underneath Tehran.  Now that would be something to see.  We might even see it on pay-per-view).
  69. 2021 Friday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, is raising new questions over the unscientific Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci’s demand that ‘we follow the science’ when it comes to combatting the Wuhan Virus.  Elsewhere, we learn from Dr. Roger Seheult, a critical care physician, that since the start of the pandemic, 314 children have been victims.  Now, as evidence rises that vaccinating young people with these so-called ‘vaccines,’ young boys and teenagers are being beset by myocarditis.  This leads to questions as to WHY we must give these untested ‘vaccines’ to our kids, especially when the drug makers have ‘qualified immunity’ meaning they cannot be sued for any problems associated with their vaccines.  The bulk of the problems come soon after the administering of the second dose, like poor “Hammering Hank” Aaron, one of the great baseball players of all time who died directly after his second dose of this experimental, rushed-to-market vaccine.  If Donald J. Trump were still in the White House right now, there would be all kinds of demands the vaccinations STOP.  However, with the “Drooler-in-Chief” in the White House, EVERYONE must get this shot.  F*** that.
  70. 2021 Friday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Moving on, Newsmax contributor and former Lt. Governor Betsy McCaughey, R-NY, calls for the Chi-Coms- violators of international health laws as agreed to by the World Health Organization- to pay reparations to the entire world for their villainous crimes.  Regarding Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci, Rep.  Tim Burchett, R-TN 2nd congressional district, says “Phony Tony’s” flipflopping on his Chi-Vi statements is extremely ‘weird.’  Meanwhile, Rep.  Jerry Carl, R-AL 1st congressional district, wants to know if- and by extension- how much did Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci profited from his pals in China’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu?  That is a question EVERYONE should be asking…
  71. 2021 Friday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland is trying to stop the various 2020 election audits around the country.  In order to stop them, he is slandering the search for the God’s Honest Truth as well as labeling the auditors as ‘racist, bigots, you name it,’ he’s calling them it.  Let us ask ONE question: AG “The Mole” Garland: IF there is nothing on YOUR SIDE of the aisle to hide, let them proceed.  You are acting as though YOU and the regime are guilty of something like, uh, ‘voter fraud?’  Elsewhere, former Trump border bigwig, former Deputy Secretary of U.S. Homeland Security Ken Cuccinelli, says that the ‘election grab by the Democrats is part of a radical agenda.’
  72. 2021 Friday K: Joe Biden News– Joe Biden is going to redirect border wall construction funds to the military and to the cleanup of the wall-building site.  Meanwhile, as stumbling Joe Biden attends the G7 meeting where his wife, the Faux First Lady Dr. Jill Biden seems to be calling the shots, the Chi-Coms are increasing the pressure on the United States.   Next, Time magazine is taking heat for posting a cover in which they try to make vacant-eyed Joe Biden ‘cool.’  The man ain’t cool- he’s senile.  (Note- we are so glad several of us canceled our subscriptions to that once-fine news magazine.  Now, it’s on a level with Tiger Beat or other teeny-bopper magazines of old).
  73. 2021 Friday L: Political News I– A new study shows that when Democrats are asked to elucidate their views as to what exactly their party stands, a high percentage of them cannot voice a coherent answer.  Figures.  Next, RNC Chairperson Ronna McDaniel blasts the Biden regime’s ‘open borders policies.’  Meanwhile, YouTube suspends the account of Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, for sharing thoughts on alternative treatments for the lab-engineered Chi-Com virus.
  74. 2021 Friday M: Business News– Tesla begins deliveries of its new S-Plaid automobiles to buyers.  Next, a Chi-Com ride-sharing app (yet another way to channel users’ data back to the Chinese Communist Party) Didi unveils its new IPO.  Wow.  Who wants to use the Chi-Com app?  None of us.
  75. 2021 Friday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– In some shocking news today, we learn that Biden regime operatives are using a campaign of intimidation against West Point cadets who REFUSE- which is their God-given right to do so- to take the Chi-Com vaccine.  Reports suggest these cadets are being kept in solitary confinement up to 23 hours per day which is why their families are seeking out attorneys to go after this criminal act.  NO one in government in the U.S. can force anyone to put something into their bodies they don’t want.  What happened to the Pro-Death mantra: MY BODY, MY CHOICE?  (Note- the left is so hypocritical.  Stand strong West Pointers, stand strong against these fascist, totalitarian policies.  F*** them).  Meanwhile, the Biden regime has closed down an office that provided help to victims of illegal alien crime.
  76. 2021 Friday O: Joe Biden Regime News II– U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland says he is beefing up the department’s voting rights division (doubling it in fact) so as to keep a close eye on the various election audits occurring around the nation.  Mr. “AG,” IF the 2020 Elections were as clean as the wind-driven snow, then one would think you would be at the forefront of demanding they finish.  (Note- every day, the actions of the Democrats and their allies demonstrates beyond a shadow of a doubt that the 2020 Elections were the most fraudulent in the history of our country).  In other Biden regime news, with the rollback of the Clean Water Act, Joe Biden is waging war on American farmers and ranchers.
  77. 2021 Friday P: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– The Pulse Nightclub down in Florida is going to become a national heritage site or some such bull crap as that.  Back in 2016, a Muslim jihadist went into the club and killed dozens of people before taking his own life.  (Note- many believe the Muslim shooter was a closet gay).  Next, gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner blasts the hack comedian, Jimmy Kimmel, for labeling her ‘Donald J. Trump with a wig.’  Ouch.
  78. 2021 Friday Q: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the numbers for the Mega-Millions Draw #1667 with a $20 million jackpot on the line: 04, 43, 56, 63, 68, and Mega 13.  Out of 48,698 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $11,775.
  79. 2021 Friday R: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– El Chapo’s wife accepted a plea deal in federal court today in which, she cops to drug-trafficking charges but will not flip on her hubby, Joaquim Guzman, or any of his associates.  While she could face life in prison for the crimes to which, she copped, she is expected to get no more than a 9-11-year stint in federal prison.  Elsewhere, thanks to the left-wing fomented urban riots over the death of low-level thug George Floyd, new police hires across the country are way down.  This is what the Democrats want- they don’t want to get rid of law enforcement; no, they seek to federalize law enforcement so NO area will have its own police but will have cops sent from elsewhere.  Thus, they will have NO ties to the communities they serve which will permit them to commit all sorts of egregious acts against the citizens of this country.
  80. 2021 Friday S: Social Media News And Big Tech News– Ohio is pressing ahead with its lawsuit to have Google declared a public utility.  Good.  Break them up and deport Sundar Pichai and his entire family back to Punjabistan.
  81. 2021 Friday T: National Security News– Retired U.S. Navy Admiral James Stavridis says that the Iranian warships on the way to Venezuela pose a new threat to the United States.  Meanwhile, the FBI says it was able to track the hackers of the Colonial Pipeline to wherever their hole was and to get the ransom back from the scum.
  82. 2021 Friday U: Popular Culture News– Senator James Lankford, R-OK, says he’s glad that his state booted the Marxist cancer of Critical Race Theory.  Speaking of CRT, banning this flawed propaganda from K-12 schools is NOT cancel culture; no, it’s the ONLY thing.
  83. 2021 Friday V: Moron News–  The esteemed FBI Director Chris Wray- a man who had NO CLUE the Defense Intelligence Agency had a top-level Chi-Com defector in its grip- says that ‘yes, indeed, Mexican cartel criminal activity is indeed spilling over into the U.S.’  Then do something about it moron (we should have put this one into MORON NEWS- oh, look, we did).  Next- and the hits just keep on coming- a New Jersey school district (we won’t even name them) has excised ALL holiday names off the school calendar for the upcoming term.  Losers.  In other MORON NEWS, Black Lives Matter promises much more transparency after one of their cofounders raped the Marxist organization, purchased expensive real estate in several states, then told them to go “F**k themselves” as she retired.  Why not sue Patrice Cullors and get your George Soros money back?  Finally, one moron calls another moron a ‘moron’- Meghan McCain, the overweight, bonbon-gobbling ‘conservative’ cow from the View says ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris is a ‘moron’ over her dimwitted answers regarding the southern border crisis.  Amen.
  84. 2021 Friday W: Energy News– Pacific Gas & Electric warns Californians that MORE blackouts are on the way.  (Note- and Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom wonders WHY the citizens of the once-Golden State are going to spend $215 million recalling his worthless butt?)
  85. 2021 Friday X: U.S. Senate News– A bipartisan group of senators has arrived at a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill.  The Biden regime sought $1.9 trillion; the lawmakers lowered his demand by just a tad.  Still, the money will have to come from foreigners like the Chi-Coms.  What a victory for the American people.  Next, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, is seeking student loan debt deferment for survivors of terrorism.
  86. 2021 Friday Y: Fake News– Pulitzers honor Chi-Vi pandemic coverage as well as the Antifa/Black Lives Matter rallies that so destroyed numerous urban centers that remain burnt down and vacant.  You better believe that FAKE NEWS media is excited about receiving honors for supporting, participating in, and reporting on these criminal acts.  Elsewhere, a new report says that President Donald J. Trump’s Department of Justice forced Apple to hand over data on Democrats in government to the administration.  Sounds like a crock of festering crap.  (Note- if he did, it’s NOTHING that Barack Hussein Obama didn’t do.  Everyone knows Obama’s regime spied on- and sometimes- imprisoned- reporters).
  87. 2021 Friday Z: President Donald J. Trump News– President Trump is welcoming a large group of GOP lawmakers to his home to discuss tactics and strategy for the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump says he has turned down TWO book deals- even though he has been busy writing vast amounts of pages- because he is hard at work doing something of way more importance.
  88. 2021 Friday AA: Arizona State News– Attorney General Mark Brnovich has thrown his hat into the ring to challenge Senator Mark Kelly, D-AZ, in 2022.
  89. 2021 Friday BB: California State News– Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom is among top lawmakers in the Golden State to receive a 4.2-percent pay bump.  Wow.  It never stops.  Speaking of ‘the Nazi,’ he signed a bill to begin rolling back the lockdowns and restrictions he so needlessly imposed upon the citizens of his state.  In November, YOU’RE GONE, POS.  Next, the state of California is appealing a recent overturn of the more-than-three-decades-old assault weapons ban by a federal judge.  Screw them.
  90. 2021 Friday CC: Nevada State News– Governor Steve Sisolak, D-NV, signed a law giving the Silver State the first-in-the-nation presidential primary.
  91. 2021 Friday DD: Idaho News– Governor Brad Little, R-ID, says he is ‘not Ron DeSantis-enough for Idaho conservatives.’  His lieutenant governor, Janice McGeachin, is primarying him in 2022.
  92. 2021 Friday EE: Texas State News– Governor Greg Abbott says that the Lone Star State is going to finish what the Trump administration began and the Biden regime won’t: build the wall and deport them all.  (Note- we think Gov. Abbott should bring former Sheriff Joe Arpaio to Texas and have him construct the tent jail facilities that were so famous in the Copper State.  Build those tent prisons, force the illegal aliens to wear pink underwear, and feed them peanut butter sandwiches all three meals of the day.
  93. 2021 Friday FF: Economic News– New reports say that Americans fleeing totalitarian BLUE STATES for RED ones are taking $26.8 billion in tax revenue with them and redistributing it to their new homes.  Wow.
  94. 2021 Friday GG: Sports News– Now that the word’s out, the NFL is going to discontinue the decades-long ‘race-norming policies’ with which it provided health and medical benefits to WHITE players while denying them to BLACK players.  ‘Race-norming’ means that the NFL viewed blacks as being less-intelligent thus they should receive lesser or no benefits for concussion-related diseases while making sure the white players- being more intelligent and all (Note- this is NOT US saying this; no, this is what the news has been reporting)- receive additional or higher benefits for the same post-career brain injuries.  The NFL also ‘race-normed’ player positions such as wide receiver and other positions that mostly black players fill the ranks.  Wow.  Where is communist Colin Kaepernick on this outrage?
  95. 2022 Saturday:  Amazing how last year’s Chi-Vi stats pale in comparison to what we’ve seen a year later…

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This artwork is #0858 a 48” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “View from the Indian Canyon.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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Dennis Wilson released his ONLY solo album- in his LIFETIME- “Pacific Ocean Blue”- on August 22, 1977.  Somewhat a shock to fans of the Beach Boys back in the day as it was NOT a Beach Boys-style album to be sure- some proclaim it to be the ‘bomb’ while others gave it a listen or two and then stuck it on the record shelf.  The drummer who once could sing, “Do You Wanna Dance” with the beautiful voice now had one cracked from alcoholism, tobacco, and God knows what else.  Only Bruce Johnston joined him from his time in the BBs but he had members of the touring band as well as legendary session men and women adding to the overall sound.  As an ‘oddity,’ it is worth checking out but if you expect to hear Beach Boys, do yourself a favor and seek it out at your local library where you can check it out for free.  Sad but true- we call ‘em the way we frigging see ‘em.

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

[ii] We look forward to sharing the music of this famed, “Little Ol’ Band from Texas,” ZZ Top sometime in the next decade.

[iii] 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

[iv] 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.

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

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

161. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 202

2020 Wednesday: The left continues running amok across the United States thanks to the collusion between the Democratic Party and their communist masters in Beijing. Statues are being torn down, Antifa is taking over six-block swaths of Seattle and declaring their own independent totalitarian fiefdom. It will soon be time for the military to take to the streets and to begin cleaning up this low-life, socialist pond scum. Light ‘em up, President Trump, light ‘em up!

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161. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2022:

King Kamehameha Day Observed (Hawaii)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate (and Chief) Justice Charles Evans Hughes; U.S. Attorneys General Caesar Augustus Rodney and Richard Olney; U.S. Secretary of State Richard Olney; U.S. Transportation Secretary Samuel K. Skinner; U.S. Treasury Secretary Donald Regan; U.S. Secretaries of War William Eustis and James Barbour; Big Brother and the Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin, Howlin’ Wolf, It’s a Beautiful Day featuring Tom Fowler, The Move featuring Rick Price, Ray Charles, Richard Thompson Band featuring Mickey Curry, “12 x 5” by the Rolling Stones, Smashing Pumpkins featuring Jimmy Chamberlin, and Traffic featuring Barry Beckett:

  1. 1540 Monday: British troops arrest Thomas Cromwell at Westminster Abbey.
  2. 1610 Thursday: First Dutch settlers arrive from New Jersey to settle on Manhattan Island.
  3. 1692 Tuesday: The first official execution resulting from the Salem Witch Trials in Massachusetts took place as authorities hanged Bridget Bishop.
  4. 1753 Sunday: In Cambridge, Massachusetts, future 6th U.S. Secretary of War William Eustis is born.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from March 07, 1809, to January 13, 1813.
  5. 1760 Tuesday: New York passes the first effective law regulating the practice of medicine.
  6. 1775 Saturday: In Barboursville, Va., future 11th U.S. Secretary of War James Barbour is born.  A Democratic-Republican, then National Republican, and then a Whig, Barbour served under President John Quincy Adams from March 07, 1825, to May 23, 1828, and then became U.S. Minister to England.
  7. 1776 Monday: The Continental Congress appoints a committee to draft the Declaration of Independence.
  8. 1793 Monday: The first public zoo opens in Paris, France.  Meanwhile, Washington, D.C. replaces Philadelphia as the capital of the U.S.
  9. 1801 Wednesday: The sultan of Tripoli declares war on the United States for refusing to pay them tribute. The dispute between the Muslim jihadists and the Americans was over the jihadis attacking merchant shipping, capturing ships, and enslaving American sailors.  Eventually, President Thomas Jefferson would send United States Marines to whoop ass on the Muslims.
  10. 1824 Thursday: In Buenos Aires, Argentina, the 6th U.S. Attorney-General Caesar Augustus Rodney died at age 52.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison from 01-20-1807 to 12-05-1811.  
  11. 1826 Saturday: Turkish Sultan Mahmud II’s Janissaries rebel killing more than 20,000 people across the capital city. 
  12. 1847 Thursday: The Chicago Tribune begins publication.
  13. 1850 Monday: Millard Fillmore takes the oath of office as president of the United States, replacing Zachary Taylor.
  14. 1854 Saturday: The U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, holds its first graduation ceremony.
  15. 1861 Friday: During the Civil War, Confederate forces routed Union soldiers in the Battle of Big Bethel in Virginia.
  16. 1892 Friday: The Republican national convention in Minneapolis nominated President Benjamin Harrison for reelection and Whitelaw Reid for vice president.  Harrison, however, lost the election to former President Grover Cleveland.
  17. 1895 Monday: The 34th U.S. Secretary of State Richard Olney assumed his post on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from today until March 05, 1897.  Prior to this, he served the country as its 40th U.S. Attorney General.  In this capacity, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 06,1893 until today.
  18. 1898 Friday: During the Spanish-American War, U.S. troops begin landing in Cuba at Guantanamo Bay to assist the rebels in their fight against the Spaniards.  Hostilities last for about a month, ending Spanish colonialism in the Western Hemisphere.  
  19. 1902 Tuesday: Americus F. Callahan received a U.S. patent for the “outlook” or “see-through” envelope
  20. 1903 Wednesday: Binney & Smith Company began the development of a product line of wax crayons.  They named the product, “Crayola.”
  21. 1907 Monday: Eleven men in five cars set out from the French embassy in Beijing on a race to Paris.  Two months later, the Prince Scipione Borghese of Italy crossed the finish line being the first to arrive in Paris, France.
  22. 1909 Thursday: The Cunard liner SS Slavonia used the SOS distress signal for the first time in maritime history when it wrecked off the coast of the Azores. 
  23. 1910 Friday: Future blues man, Howlin’ Wolf, is born in Mississippi on this date. This man would have a stellar career for many years, ‘howlin’ the blues’ for fans of all color.  We hope to do the music of the legend one day.
  24. 1915 Thursday: During World War I, British and French troops conquer the German colony of Cameroon.
  25. 1916 Saturday: During World War I, the Great Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire breaks out across Arabia.  Elsewhere, the 62nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Charles Evans Hughes stepped down from the high court on this date.  President William Howard Taft nominated Hughes to fill the seat of Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer.  A Republican, Hughes served from October 10, 1910, until today.  Later, he would be called back to service.  In this capacity, he would serve the nation as its 11th U.S. Supreme Court chief justice.  President Herbert Hoover would nominate Hughes to fill the seat of Chief Justice William Howard Taft.  As chief justice, he would serve from February 24, 1930, until June 30, 1941.  
  26. 1920 Thursday: The Republican National Convention in Chicago endorsed women’s suffrage.
  27. 1921 Friday: President Warren G. Harding signed into law the Budget and Accounting Act, which created the Bureau of the Budget and the General Accounting Office.
  28. 1922 Saturday: Singer-actress Judy Garland was born Frances Ethel Gumm in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
  29. 1924 Tuesday: The first political convention broadcast on radio did so on this day as the Republican National Convention went live on the air thanks to NBC Broadcasting.
  30. 1925 Wednesday: The state of Tennessee adopted a new biology textbook that denied the theory of evolution.
  31. 1933 Saturday: On a rural road in north Texas, outlaw bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow found themselves involved in a car crash that would give Ms. Parker third-degree burns causing her to limp for the remainder of her short life.
  32. 1934 Sunday: English composer Frederick Delius, 72, died in Grez-sur-Loing, France.
  33. 1935 Monday: In Akron, Ohio, Dr. Robert Holbrook Smith, and William Griffith Wilson founded Alcoholics Anonymous.
  34. 1938 Thursday: In Chicago, Illinois, future 10th U.S. Transportation Secretary Samuel K. Skinner is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George H.W. Bush from February 06, 1989, to December 15, 1991.
  35. 1940 Monday: Italy declared war on France and Britain; Canada declared war on Italy while Norway surrenders to the Nazis.
  36. 1942 Wednesday: During World War II, German forces massacred 173 male residents of Lidice, Czechoslovakia, in retaliation for the killing of Nazi official Reinhardt Heydrich.
  37. 1943 Thursday: Hungarian journalist Laszio Biro patented his ballpoint pen on this date.  Meanwhile, the Allies began bombing Germany around the clock during World War II.
  38. 1944 Saturday: Future bassist/vocalist with the British rock band, the Move[i]—Rick Price—is born in Birmingham, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, 15-year-old, 10 months, and 11 days, Major League baseball pitcher, the youngest ever—Joe Nuxhall—pitched his first game.  Finally, during World War II, German forces massacred 642 residents of the French village of Oradour-sur-Glane in retaliation for aiding the Allies.
  39. 1948 Thursday: In the Bell XS-1, test pilot Chuck Yeager exceeded the speed of sound on this date.
  40. 1951 Sunday: Tom Fowler, guitarist with the San Francisco rock band, It’s a Beautiful Day[ii], the Mothers[iii], and with Frank Zappa[iv], was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on this date.
  41. 1954 Thursday: General Motors announced that it had successfully tested a gas turbine bus on this date.
  42. 1956 Sunday: In New Haven, Connecticut, future drummer with the Richard Thompson Band as well as numerous others- Mickey Curry- is born on this date.  He would also play with the likes of Bryan Adams, Hall & Oates, the Cult, Alice Cooper, and others.
  43. 1957 Monday: In Canadian elections, John Diefenbaker led the Progressive Conservatives to an upset victory over the Liberal Party of Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent. 
  44. 1964 Wednesday: The Rolling Stones[v] record their second album, “12 x 5” at Chess Studios in Chicago, Illinois.  Next, in Joliet, Illinois, future drummer with Smashing Pumpkins Jimmy Chamberlin is born.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate breaks a 75-day filibuster against the Civil Rights Act of 1964, leading to the bill’s passage.  Folks- it’s important to understand that segregationist Southern Democrats were the ones filibustering a CIVIL RIGHTS BILL- NOT Republicans.
  45. 1966 Friday: Janis Joplin appears with Big Brother and the Holding Company[vi] at the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco, California, for the first time.
  46. 1967 Saturday: The Six Day War ended as Israel and Syria agreed to observe a United Nations -mediated ceasefire.  
  47. 1971 Thursday: President Richard M. Nixon lifted a two-decades-old trade embargo on China[vii].  Elsewhere, at the Sahara Tahoe in Stateline, Nevada, Earnie Shavers scores a KO over his opponent, Chuck Leslie, at the 1:15 minute mark of the 10th round of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout.  With the victory, Shavers record went to 26-2.
  48. 1977 Friday: The Apple II, one of the first personal computers, goes on sale on this date.   Elsewhere, James Earl Ray, convicted assassin of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., escaped from Brushy Mountain State Prison in Tennessee with six others; the authorities recaptured him on June 13.
  49. 1978 Saturday: Affirmed, ridden by Steve Cauthen, won the 110th Belmont Stakes to claim horse racing’s 11th Triple Crown with Alydar coming in second and Darby Creek Road coming in third in a five-horse field.
  50. 1983 Friday: Johnny Bench announced his plans to retire, having been a catcher in the Major Leagues for 16 years.  We now see Mr. Bench in various television commercials.
  51. 1984 Sunday: The U.S. Army successfully tested an anti-ballistic missile on this date.  Look out Soviet Union!  Elsewhere, the United States and Vatican City established full diplomatic relations for the first time in 117 years. 
  52. 1985 Monday: A jury in Providence, R.I., acquitted Socialite Claus von Bulow at his retrial on charges that he had tried to murder his heiress wife, Martha “Sunny” von Bulow.
  53. 1990 Sunday: Two members of the rap group 2 Live Crew underwent arrest in Hollywood, Florida; however, they and a third member of the band were acquitted of obscenity charges at trial.
  54. 1996 Monday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Colorado Avalanche sweeps the Florida Panthers 4 game to 0.
  55. 1997 Tuesday: Before fleeing his stronghold in northern Cambodia, Khmer Rouge Leader Pol Pot orders the killing of his defense chief, Son Sen, and 11 of Sen’s family members. 
  56. 2000 Saturday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the New Jersey Devils beat The Dallas Stars 4 games to 2.
  57. 2003 Tuesday: A rocket bearing the Spirit rover launches from Florida, beginning NASA’s Mars Expedition Rover mission.  Meanwhile, in Williamsburg, Virginia, former 66th U.S. Treasury Secretary Donald Regan died at age 84.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 22, 1981, to February 01, 1985.
  58. 2004 Thursday: Singer-musician Ray Charles[viii], known for such hits as “What’d I Say,” “Georgia on my Mind,” and “I Can’t Stop Loving You,” died in Beverly Hills at age 73.
  59. 2008 Tuesday: A Sudanese jetliner skidded off a runway and crashed into airport lights after landing in Khartoum, killing 30 of the 214 people aboard.
  60. 2009 Wednesday: In Hendersonville, Tennessee, Barry Beckett, American keyboardist who played with the English rock band, Traffic[ix], died on this date from natural causes; he was 66.
  61. 2011 Friday: A report submitted to the United Nations states that reliable sources have caught Iran red-handed attempting to transfer weaponry to terrorists including Hamas and the Taliban 10 times.
  62. 2012 Sunday: After violent clashes between Buddhists and Muslims break out in western Burma, the government declares a state of emergency.
  63. 2013 Monday: In Sanford, Florida, jury selection began in the trial of neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.  A jury later acquitted him, which lead to more racial division and problems between whites and minority citizens.
  64. 2018 Sunday: While driving near Los Angeles, California, actor Vince Vaughn is stopped by the cops for erratic driving and then gets into a tussle with them.  He is booked for driving while drunk and for resisting arrest.
  65. 2020 Wednesday: The left continues running amok across the United States thanks to the collusion between the Democratic Party and their communist masters in Beijing.  Statues are being torn down, Antifa is taking over six-block swaths of Seattle and declaring their own independent totalitarian fiefdom.  It will soon be time for the military to take to the streets and to begin cleaning up this low-life, socialist pond scum.  Light ‘em up, President Trump, light ‘em up!
  66. 2020 Wednesday A: Speaking of Democratic Party and communist China collusion, here are the COVID-19 stats for today: 7,350,698 confirmed cases, 415,277 confirmed deaths, and 3,447,918 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are the numbers of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu: 2,039,430 confirmed cases, 114,452 confirmed deaths, and 606,388 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-bloggers, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 136,191 confirmed cases, 4,776 confirmed deaths, but due to Democrat politics, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 682 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 621 confirmed recoveries.  In the socialist paradise of Washington, here are the stats: 24,354 confirmed cases, 1,176 confirmed deaths, but sadly, like California, no mention of confirmed recoveries. 
  67. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 175,586,755 confirmed cases, +416,835, 3,787,486  confirmed deaths, +10,675 and 159,439,774 confirmed recoveries, +65,306.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,272,690 confirmed cases, UP 11,767 from yesterday’s reporting, 613,861 confirmed deaths, UP 463,[x] and 28,275,533 confirmed recoveries, UP 54,670.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xi]  
  68. 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 295,954 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 163,695 deaths  
  69. 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: 3,800,033 confirmed cases, 63,115 confirmed deaths, and 2,063,377 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: 36,731 confirmed cases, 505 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 444,615 confirmed cases, 5,840 confirmed deaths, and 219,172 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Maryland, a border state that kept its SLAVES until the end of the Civil War: they have 460,984 confirmed cases, 9,667 confirmed deaths, and 10,753 confirmed recoveries.[xii]   
  70. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,630 confirmed cases, 6,428 confirmed deaths, and 832,997 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country-  Ivory Coast, 112th country on the list: 47,547 cases of the virus, 306 confirmed deaths and 47,061 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]     
  71. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,466.24, UP 19.10 points (+0.055%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,020.30, UP 108.58 points (+0.78%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,239.18, UP +19.63 points (+0.47%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.18 per barrel, -0.12 (-0.17%).  The price of GOLD is $1,900.70 per troy oz., +4.40 (+0.23%) while the price of SILVER is $28.11 per troy ounce, +0.07 (+0.28%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,152.70 per troy oz, +6.70 (+0.58%) while the price of COPPER is $4.49 per pound, 0.00 (+0.07%).[xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,770.48 per troy oz, -5.83 (-0.21%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $21,350.00 per troy oz., -400.00 (-1.84%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.39 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.69.     In Indonesian Rupiah, one greenback equals 14,245.00 and in Iranian Rial, a buck equals 42,000.00 and in Iraqi Dinar, one dollar equals 1,458.00 of theirs.[xvii]        
  72. 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 $4.223 per gallon, $2.973 in Florida, $3.969 in Hawaii, and $3.611 in Washington state.[xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Kentucky: $2.917.  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- Bhutan: $3.559 per U.S. Gallon.[xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,390,758,451,670 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 given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Switzerland, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Belgium (imagine that!) with $253 billion of U.S. national debt.[xxi]
  73. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– The president of Guatemala- Alejandro Giammattei – blames the Biden regime for the crisis at the southern border and not his country or its people.   Next, Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, is hosting a border crisis summit today in the Lone Star State.  Speaking of the disaster, Newsmax reports that millions of illegal aliens could pour across the southern border, a statement confirmed by former Acting Customs and Border Patrol Commissioner Mark Morgan.  Rep.  Darrell Issa, R-CA 50th congressional district, has offered a formal invitation to “Kooky Kamala” Harris to visit the California-Mexico border as his guest.
  74. 2021 Thursday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Iran is growing bolder in its demands to rejoin the failed nuclear deal, the JCPOA.  Elsewhere, the French man who slapped President Emanuel Macron gets a four-month stretch in the hoosegow.  (Note- in the U.S., he might have languished in the jail for 6-7 years before his trial would finally occur in the courts.  Then, he might wait anywhere from 6-24 months before receiving sentence.  Maybe we should speed up our courts like the French model?)   Meanwhile, if Benjamin Netanyahu is ousted from Israeli politics, it could end up hurting relations between American evangelicals and the Jewish state.   Next, the Chi-Coms liken the hysteria over the origins of the Chi-Vi to the one swirling around ‘weapons of mass destruction and Iraq.’  Elsewhere, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘Venezuela must turn back’ the two Iranian vessels on the way to dock in that criminal regime.
  75. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, is raising new questions about Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci’s ‘advice’ to ‘follow the science.’  It is clear that the “Mighty Mite” is no longer a practitioner of science so much as he is a political hack working on behalf of the left.  Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says that the probe into the Chi-Com Bat Virus’ origins is much like the Trump-Russian Collusion probe meaning to us, it’s a political show with no real outcome expected.  Next, Moderna files for emergency use of its Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine for use in minors, ages 12-17.  However, stunning information continues to bubble up regarding the use of the Chi-Vi vaccines in young people and the accompanying rates of serious symptoms including those of myocarditis or inflammation of the heart muscle.  Yet, the Biden regime continues pushing these vaccines onto every American like the Reverend Jim Jones pushed cups of Kool-Aid onto his followers down in Jonestown, Guyana.  Friends, may we be so bold as to say what most of us think?  We believe this is social engineering at its worst.  We believe the more people that die around the globe, say, maybe 1-2 billion, that will do the global warming lovers good in cutting down the human population on the planet, something they have been hard at work accomplishing via abortion, rising crime rates, a polluted environment, increased fear, and now ‘vaccines for a lab-engineered virus in…frigging communist China?’  F*** this, NONE of us are going to take this vaccination.  (Note- now that we know hydroxychloroquine increases one’s chances of surviving this crap by 200-percent and it’s cheap, then WTF?)
  76. 2021 Thursday I: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– The Arizona state senate is prepared for whatever the results from the 2020 Election are.  From press conferences, we already know there are loads of problems.  Likewise, election officials in Fulton County, Georgia, are preparing to depose some of the corrupt election officials that scanned, re-scanned, and re-re-scanned stacks of ballots after sending everyone else home for the night.  We suspect once the scumbags begin facing prison time, they will begin flipping on one another.  What will the FAKE NEWS MEDIA say then?
  77. 2021 Thursday J: Joe Biden News– Questions continue to arise as to WHY Faux First Lady Dr. Jill Biden spent nearly 20-25 minutes ‘introducing hubby ‘Cho-Mo Joe’ to U.S. military in Great Britain yesterday.  We brought that up yesterday- is she akin to Edith Bolling Galt, President Woodrow Wilson’s wife, who ran the show while her husband was incapacitated by a debilitating stroke?  Everyone knows the drooler-in-chief is not all there.
  78. 2021 Thursday K: Political News I– Fox News heir James Murdoch spent $20 million opposing President Donald J. Trump by donating to Joe Biden and other progressive candidates.  Elsewhere, George P. Bush- in yet another incredible show of brown-nosing on his behalf- says that President Donald J. Trump remains the center of the GOP universe.  Daddy Jeb Bush must be upset.
  79. 2021 Thursday L: Business News– Rising inflation is driving up the costs of everything.  Millennials have no clue as to what inflation is or worse, stagflation, should that economic malady fall atop the country.
  80. 2021 Thursday M: Joe Biden Regime News I– Senator John Thune, R-ND, blasts Joe Biden over the weakness being displayed at the G7 Summit.
  81. 2021 Thursday N: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Amazon.com defends its decision to sell the now-infamous “Blue Lives Murder” merchandise at its site.  Shame on them.  Meanwhile, Newsmax reports on a psychoanalyst by the name of Donald Moss who says that ‘whiteness is parasitic’ and the POS is WHITE.  Ah, all the LOSERS are jumping aboard the anti-white train.  Like the Nazis had the Jews, so, too, do the Democrats have WHITE people.  The time is NOW to stomp out this insanity.  NOW.  Vote out every Democrat and send them to reeducation camps.
  82. 2021 Thursday O: Social Media News and Big Tech News– Instagram fact checks satirical posts about Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci.  It would appear that they are forcing users to either edit or to delete posts critical of the “Mighty Mite.”   Meanwhile, some sort of ad campaign is targeting workers at Facebook with the intention of preventing President Donald J. Trump from EVER being on the platform again.  In other social media news, the U.S. State Department is attacking Nigeria’s ban on Twitter following Twitter shutting down the account of President Muhammadu Buhari.  Once again, the Biden regime is on the wrong side of the argument.
  83. 2021 Thursday P: Health And Medical Alerts– Patients are hopeful to receive Biogen’s new Alzheimer’s drug, even though it costs $56,000 per year and very few insurances will cover the costs.  Add to that the fact that we know little to nothing about its side effects and it would appear we have a crapshoot on our hands.  Still, if it can help people like the ‘drooler-in-chief Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, and the fossilized Senator Dianne Feinstein, then we can watch what happens to them.   Meanwhile, news reports say Medicare Copays for the new Alzheimer’s disease drug could reach $11,500 per year.  Remember: the new drug is projected to cost $56,000 per year.
  84. 2021 Thursday Q: War on Terror News / Terrorism News / Jihad News– The U.S. is considering launching airstrikes in support of its Afghan allies even as the United States continues its withdrawal from that war-torn country.  Meanwhile, Rep.  Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, CPUSA-MN 5th congressional district, finds herself in hot water once again over her anti-Israel and pro-Hamas babblings.  (Note- the question is, is Omar as stupid as Sandy “The Fly” Cortez is or is she even lower IQ than the extremely low IQ leader of the (Suicide) Squad?  This bitch must be removed from Congress ASAP).
  85. 2021 Thursday R: U.S. House of Representatives News– House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden cares more about Russian jobs than he does American ones.’  And they said that President Donald J. Trump was a Russian stooge!  Meanwhile, Rep.  Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-MO 3rd congressional district, says the Biden regime must incentivize workers to return to their jobs rather than disincentivize them by giving them more money to stay home rather than to do the right thing.  Elsewhere, House Republicans have sent letters to Mark Zuckerberg and to Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci questioning their interactions over sanitizing the news on the China Virus. 
  86. 2021 Thursday S: U.S. Senate News– Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says it’s amazing to see the large number of foreign policy blunders committed by the Biden regime in its first five months.  Next,  Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci chose the Chi-Coms and Big Tech over the American people.  Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says he will look at the bipartisan infrastructure bill.  Conversely, Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell says little Sandy “The Fly” Cortez can’t even sell her moronic policies to her own party.
  87. 2021 Thursday T: Fake News– “Wank-spanking” Jeffrey Toobin- the luminary of CNN- is returning to that network after getting his head straight.  Everyone should remember that Mr. Toobin ‘pulled a Toobin” by masturbating during a Zoom call with his fellow employees several months back.  Will the cameras ever dare to film him below his chest henceforth?
  88. 2021 Thursday U: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump says that ‘I was exonerated’ by the Layfette Park investigation as well as the recent testimony by former White House counsel Don McGahn.   The 45th president also said of Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci that the man is ‘science fiction.’  Next, he derided Joe Biden on his climate change zaniness.
  89. 2021 Thursday V: California State News– Caitlyn Jenner compares herself to President Donald J. Trump as a ‘disrupter.’  Meanwhile, the Golden State’s Democrats are whining and sniveling that the recall of Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom ‘could cost the state $215 million.’  So flipping what?  It’s not like the Democrats care for the homeless, the substance abusers, and anyone else in the state.  They spend BILLIONS of dollars on crap such as the California High Speed Rail boondoggle as well as the loading of salmon spawn onto tanker trucks and carrying them to the Pacific Ocean but they can’t find money for the godforsaken?  WTF!
  90. 2021 Thursday W: Florida State News– “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis says he’ll sign a bill prohibiting transgender surgeries for those under the age of 18.  Good.  He should, they are criminal acts committed by ‘WOKE’ parents.  You want to transition, do it when you hit the age of 18.  Florida has also banned Critical Race Theory from all classrooms.
  91. 2021 Thursday X: Texas State News– The Texas Bar Association is ‘investigating’ Attorney General Ken Paxton, R-TX, for ‘official misconduct’ when he called the 2020 Presidential Election in dispute over the claims of rampant fraud and other crimes.  A Michigan judge ruled that AG Paxton was correct when he called out the fraud in the Michigan and three other states and filed lawsuits in federal courts demanding answers.  The states did not follow their own election laws which is why the 2020 Presidential Election was stolen from President Donald J. Trump.
  92. 2021 Thursday Y: Economic News– U.S. deficit hits record $2.1 trillion just this year thanks to Democrats out of control spending.
  93. 2021 Thursday Z: Sports News– A judge has ruled that the Major League Baseball All-Star Game will NOT be returning to Atlanta, Georgia, but will go on as scheduled in Denver, Colorado.
  94. 2021 Thursday AA: Miscellaneous News I– L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca rebukes ‘failed liberal policies as insanity.’  Next, three people including a child were shot dead in Florida today.  Moving on, hate crimes against Catholics surging in the U.S.  Finally, a ban on abortions of Down Syndrome babies goes to North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, Democrat, for his signature.
  95. 2022 Friday: Let’s hope today is a slow news day (yet we know it won’t be…)

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Prior to joining the Beach Boys, Bruce Johnston had released two surf albums along the lines of the band he would become a part of, then leave, and then return to- the Beach Boys- and Jan and Dean.  Sure, there are other seminal surf bands such as the Turtles but like the Beach Boys, they moved beyond that until their breakup.  Ah, well, “Going Public” came out on May 13, 1977, and featured the accomplished songwriter Johnston who plays most of the instruments but does have guests with him.  We hope you will investigate this one as it still remains available for purchase at Amazon.com as well as other fine sites that vend the best in music.  We do believe you are going to enjoy this one so please, seek it out now, give it a good listen, and then see about making it a part of your daily listening pleasure.

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[i] We look forward to promoting the music of the Electric Light Orchestra/the Move, Roy Wood, and Wizzard.

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

[iii]We began presenting the music of the Mothers of Invention and of Frank Zappa beginning on Monday, 21-January-2013 and concluded the presentation on Monday, 13-May-2013.  Please seek them out, we believe you will enjoy the music of this famed man and his band.

[iv] See previous.

[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 promoted the music of Big Brother and the Holding Company, beginning on Monday, 18-July-2011 through Tuesday, 26-July-2011.  At the time, we were not farsighted enough to offer the music of Janis Joplin but hope to do so at some point in the near future when we return to promoting the music of American rock bands.

[vii] President Nixon should never have lifted the trade embargo on communist China.  The only time the embargo should have been lifted is when the people of Taiwan cross the straits and reclaim their country from the communists.

[viii] We look forward to sharing the music of Ray Charles with the readership one day so please remain with us until we do.

[ix] 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.

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

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.     
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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.

156. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JUNE 05, 2022

2019 Wednesday: Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump confirms he is seeking a $2 billion arms deal including the main U.S. battle tank- the M1A1- as well as a restock on all other offensive weapons for the freedom-loving peoples of Taiwan. Beijing goes ballistic and expresses their immense displeasure that the American running dogs would do such a horrible thing as to sell weapons to a free and independent country.

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156. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JUNE 05, 2022:

Highlight: 1953- the United States rejects the People’s Republic of (Communist) China to membership in the United Nations / Native American Day (Arizona), Pentecost (Christian) / Shavuot (Jewish)

President Ronald Reagan; Associate Justice Bushrod Washington; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram; Soviet Leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev; Atomic Rooster featuring John Du Cann, Badfinger featuring Tom Evans, Iron Maiden featuring Nikko McBrain, Sly & the Family Stone featuring Freddie Stone, and Steely Dan featuring Jim Hodder:

  1. 70 Thursday: Roman General Titus and his Roman troops breach the middle wall of Jerusalem.
  2. 1305 Friday: The 195th Roman Catholic Pope Clement V begins his reign on this date.  He would guide the global flock from today until April 20, 1314.
  3. 1507 Wednesday: England and the Netherlands sign a trade agreement.
  4. 1625 Thursday: Spanish troops under the command of General Spinola conquer Breda.
  5. 1752 Monday: To demonstrate that lightning was a form of electricity, Benjamin Franklin flew a kite for the first time during a thunderstorm.
  6. 1762 Saturday: Future 11th Associate Supreme Court Justice Bushrod Washington, Federalist, is born in Mt. Holly, Virginia, on this date.  President John Adams nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice James Wilson.  Washington served from December 20, 1798, to November 26, 1829.
  7. 1794 Thursday: Congress passed the Neutrality Act, which prohibited Americans from taking part in any military action against a country that was at peace with the United States.
  8. 1827 Tuesday: During the Greek War of Independence, the Turks take Acropolis and Athens.
  9. 1851 Thursday: The anti-slavery novel penned by abolitionist author, Harriet Beecher Stowe— “Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly” began a 10-month run in the anti-slavery newspaper, The National Era.
  10. 1860 Tuesday: In Trenton, N.J., the 9th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram died at age 80.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 06, 1825, to June 20, 1831.
  11. 1865 Monday: In New York City, a depositor opened the first safe deposit vault at the charge of $1.50 for every $1,000 the customer stored.
  12. 1870 Sunday: A fire occurs in Constantinople that kills 900 people or more.
  13. 1876 Monday: At the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, bananas debut and become popular in the country.
  14. 1882 Monday: A major storm and flood hits Bombay, resulting in the deaths of more than 100,000 people.
  15. 1884 Thursday: Civil War hero, General William T. Sherman refused the Republican presidential nomination, saying,” I will not accept if nominated and will not serve if elected.”
  16. 1888 Tuesday: At their national convention, the Democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president.
  17. 1899 Monday: In France, Captain Alfred Dreyfus wins acquittal of all charges, charges that kept him on Devil’s Island for many years.
  18. 1900 Tuesday: The army of Lord Roberts occupies the South African city of Pretoria.
  19. 1912 Wednesday: The US Marines invade Nicaragua for the third time.
  20. 1917 Tuesday: About 10 million American men began registering for the draft during World War I.
  21. 1933 Monday: The United States went off the Gold Standard making it illegal for Americans to own gold.
  22. 1940 Wednesday:  Following the evacuation of Allied troops at Dunkirk, the Germans begin the Battle of France, designed to crush the remaining French forces.  Meanwhile, the governors of Suriname and the Dutch Antilles refuse entry to Jews escaping Europe from the Nazis.
  23. 1942 Friday: The United States declares war on Hungary, Bulgaria, and Romania, allies of the Axis forces.
  24. 1944 Monday: Following the German retreat, the Allies begin the march into Rome. Meanwhile, in the Pacific Theater, the first B-29 bombing raid hit a Japanese rail line in Bangkok, Thailand.
  25. 1946 Wednesday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the British hard rock band, Atomic Rooster[i]—John Du Cann—is born in Leicester, England, on this date.
  26. 1947 Thursday: In a speech at Harvard University, Secretary of State George Marshall called for economic aid to war-torn Europe, a plan that people eventually called, “the Marshall Plan.”  Elsewhere, Freddie Stone—future guitarist with the Bay Area soul-funk-rock band, Sly & the Family Stone[ii]—is born on this date in Vallejo, California.  Finally, Tom Evans, future bassist/vocalist with the British rock band, Badfinger[iii], is also born on this date in Liverpool, England.
  27. 1950 Monday: The United States Supreme Court, in Henderson v. United States, struck down racially segregated railroad dining cars.
  28. 1952 Thursday: In Hackney, London, England, future drummer first with Streetwalkers and then Iron Maiden- from 1983 to the present- Nikko McBrain is born.
  29. 1953 Friday: The United States Senate rejects the People’s Republic of China’s membership to the United Nations.
  30. 1963 Wednesday: Britain’s Secretary of State for War, John Proumo, resigned after acknowledging an affair with a call girl, Christine Keeler (who was involved with a Soviet spy at the same time), and lying to Parliament about it.  However, while there was no finding of a security breach, the scandal helped bring down the Conservative government of Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. 
  31. 1967 Monday: War erupted in the Middle East as Israel raided military aircraft parked on the ground in Egypt; Syria, Jordan, and Iraq entered the fray the following day.
  32. 1968 Wednesday: Sirhan B. Sirhan shot Senator Robert F. Kennedy in Los Angeles’ Ambassador Hotel after the senator claimed victory in California’s Democratic presidential primary; law enforcement immediately arrested Sirhan. 
  33. 1975 Thursday: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat reopens the Suez Canal, which his nation had closed and kept it that way since 1967.  Meanwhile, the European Common Market agrees to Britain joining the organization.
  34. 1976 Saturday: 14 people lost their lives when the Teton Dam in Idaho burst, and water flooded downstream into inhabited areas. 
  35. 1981 Friday: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that five people in Los Angeles, California, have a rare form of pneumonia seen only in patients with weakened immune systems, in what turns out to be the first recognized cases of HIV-AIDS and the beginning of a long national hysteria.  Some wags at the time would quip this is ‘the Gay Flu,’ but after a few months, it would strike numerous segments of the population, not just male homosexuals.
  36. 1984 Tuesday: Indira Gandhi orders an attack on the Sikh’s most holy site, the Golden Temple.
  37. 1988 Sunday: The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates its 1,000th anniversary.
  38. 1990 Tuesday: In Point Arena, California, Jim Hodder—early drummer with the American rock band, Steely Dan[iv] 1972-74, drowned in his home swimming pool on this date; he was 42 years old.
  39. 1991 Wednesday: Soviet Premier Mikhail S. Gorbachev receives his 1990 Nobel Peace Prize.
  40.  2004 Saturday: Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, died in Los Angeles, California, at age 93.
  41. 2006 Monday: Serbia declares its independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
  42. 2011 Sunday: In protest of Chinese naval operations in the South China Sea, tens of thousands of Vietnamese take to the streets in protest.
  43. 2012 Tuesday: Wisconsin holds a gubernatorial recall election, one the Democrats launched at hated enemy, Gov. Scott Walker.  The recall fails and Gov. Walker becomes the first governor to survive a recall election.
  44. 2013 Wednesday: A lightning storm in Bihar, India, kills 44 people and wounds countless others.
  45. 2014 Thursday:  Following his making racist statements caught on tape, the NBA bans Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling for life and in his place, chooses former Microsoft executive Steve Ballmer to take his place—following its approval.
  46. 2015 Friday: In Yola, Nigeria, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace’ carry out a bombing that ills 31 people and injures countless others.  Were the people blown up fellow believers or were they innocent people going about their business?  Remains to be seen…
  47. 2016 Sunday: Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic Primary in Puerto Rico today.  Requiring 2,383 delegates to clinch the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, she is now less than 30 shy of the necessary tally.
  48. 2017 Monday: Hostility in the Arab world continues to mount against Qatar as Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE sever ties with the Persian Gulf kingdom over its support of Islamic terrorism around the world.  The Maldives, Yemen, and Libya follow in their footsteps.  Qatar seems more amenable to Iranian hegemony than they are to Arab solidarity.   Meanwhile, Puerto Rico declares its Zika virus epidemic over.  Good.
  49. 2018 Tuesday: In Santa Clara, CA, Judge Aaron Persky becomes the first sitting judge voted out of office in the state in 80 years, all because he showed extreme leniency towards college campus rapist Brock Turner.  Elsewhere, to disprove that it under-reported fatalities suffered in Hurricane Maria, the government of Puerto Rico says it will comply with a Superior Court order to fork over ALL death certificates.
  50. 2019 Wednesday: In Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals, in Oakland, the Toronto Raptors beat the injury-plagued Golden State Warriors by a final score of 123-109 to take a 2-1 series lead.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump confirms he is seeking a $2 billion arms deal including the main U.S. battle tank- the M1A1- as well as a restock on all other offensive weapons for the freedom-loving peoples of Taiwan.  Beijing goes ballistic and expresses their immense displeasure that the American running dogs would do such a horrible thing as to sell weapons to a free and independent country.  (Note- a year later, it would appear they paid us back with COVID-19…well, later this year.  Coincidence?  Don’t count on it).
  51. 2020 Friday: The economic news for the month of May is phenomenal with an increase of 2,509,000 new jobs and a decrease in unemployment to 13.3-percent.  The DOW Jones Industrial Average closed at 27,110.98, +829.16 (3.15%); the NASDAQ closed at 9,814.08, +198.268 (2.06%), and the S&P closed at 3,193.93, +81.58 (2.62%). Hate to say it but the Democrats are shocked.  Meanwhile, in many American cities, Democrats are declaring their intention to defund big city police departments.  Again, we suspect that communist China is behind this crap.
  52. 2020 Friday A: Here are today’s COVID-19 statistics for the world: 6,724,516 confirmed cases, 394,018 confirmed deaths, and 2,996,832 confirmed recoveries the last number of which is glorious.  Still, we must condemn the communist government of a once-free China for sending this evil around the world to cover up their own internal problems.
  53. 2020 Friday B: Here are today’s stats for the United States: 1,935,432 confirmed cases, 110,655 confirmed deaths, and 453,053 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here is California’s numbers: 122,901 confirmed cases, 4,485 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the numbers: 655 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 611 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in far-left Washington, here are the numbers for today: 22,974 confirmed cases, 1,149 confirmed deaths, but like other socialist s-holes, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.
  54. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 173,704,678 confirmed cases, +392,196, 3,735,760  confirmed deaths, +8,984 and 156,812,386 confirmed recoveries, +532,556.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,203,708 confirmed cases, UP 10,937 from yesterday’s reporting, 612,583 confirmed deaths, UP 381,[v] and 28,100,548 confirmed recoveries, UP 47,450.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  55. 2021 Saturday A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 294,677 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 164,972 deaths  
  56. 2021 Saturday 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: 3,795,441 confirmed cases, 63,003 confirmed deaths (lowered number), and 2,059,703 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 yesterday).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,535 confirmed cases, 502 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 441,676 confirmed cases, 5,889 confirmed deaths, and 215,268 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., South Carolina, birthplace of the U.S. Civil War: they have 593,948 confirmed cases, 9,752 confirmed deaths, and 549,380 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  57. 2021 Saturday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,569 confirmed cases, 6,418 confirmed deaths, and 832,932 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country-  Maldives, 104th country on the list: 67,538 cases of the virus, 182 confirmed deaths and 47,333 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  58. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,756.39, UP 179.35 points (+0.52%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,814.59, UP 199.98 points (+1.47%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,229.89, UP 37.04 points (+0.88%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.37 per barrel, -0.25 (-0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $1,894.10 per troy oz., +2.10 (+0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $27.92 per troy ounce, +0.02 (+0.09%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,168.30 per troy oz, +3.60 (+0.31%) while the price of COPPER is $4.52 per pound, -0.01 (-0.28%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,841.08 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.07%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $23,300.00 per troy oz., -1,000.00 (-4.12%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.41%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.39 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.96.     In Fijian Dollar, one greenback equals 2.02 and in French Pacific Franc, a buck equals 98.00 and in Gambian Dalasi, one dollar equals 50.25 of theirs.[xii]        
  59. 2021 Saturday 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 $4.215 per gallon, $2.855 in Florida, $3.954 in Hawaii, and $3.597 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Iowa: $2.881.  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- Panama: $3.374 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,369,641,789,513 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 which is not good.  NOTE- communist China owns approximately $1.1 trillion.  However, they are not the largest holder of U.S. debt.  The top holder is Japan who owns $1.266 trillion of American debt.  The Chi-Coms are number two on the list.  The third nation owning much of our debt is Brazil- they own $300 billion.[xvi]
  60. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, today is Day #75 for the gibbering hyena- the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and boy, what a ‘czar’ she’s been- not shown up once to see just how insane things have become there, not to give us her customary high-pitched cackle to show she’s on the job.  WTF!  Meanwhile, One American News shared the latest border stats with its viewers today.  Are we ready?  Here we go: (1) Cost this Day Alone for caring for all these illegal aliens: $584,766,784, all of which is taxpayer money.  Next- (2) Total Cost this Year of caring for all these illegal aliens- $170,447,814,656, all of which again belongs to the taxpayers.  Imagine if they gave the descendants of slaves in this country the money as reparations instead of squandering it upon ILLEGAL ALIENS?  This is insane.  Next, (3) Number of Illegals who have crossed the border in 2021: 1,746,953.  Round them up and deport them as fast as they flow in.  Finally, (4) Total Number of Illegals ESTIMATED to be in the U.S.: 35,746,953.  Since 2009, we have estimated the number at 35-50 million whereas now, we believe it is closer to 60-75 million.   These illegals suck away at the life’s blood of the American taxpayers, suck up our benefits, lower wages, drive up the costs of rents, overrun our hospitals, f**k up our schools, and commit millions of crimes.  Time to scoop them up and deport ALL of them NOW.
  61. 2021 Saturday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– NBC News is beginning to see the light (it must be killing them) and is refuting the notion that the southern border is closed, the story the Biden regime continues to pedal.  Speaking of the Biden regime, the Bidenistas in the White House and at the Department of Homeland Security have a new APP with which to enable the legions of illegal aliens to swamp across our southern frontier.  And you ask are the Bidenistas working on behalf of the Chi-Coms, or aren’t they?  The answer seems to speak for itself. 
  62. 2021 Saturday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– The Chi-Coms released Chow Hang Tung from the hoosegow.  She is one of the organizers of the commemoration of Tiananmen Square 1989 event.  Like the Turks hate talking about the Armenian Genocide, so, too, do the Chi-Coms hate talking about the massacre of more than 10,000-11,000 pro-democracy protesters (much less the extermination of the Uighurs, the Tibetans, and non-Han minorities).  Meanwhile, U.S. vaccine supplies arrive in South Korea.  Good.  Send them more and send some to the NORCs, too.  We don’t want them, especially not that Johnson & Johnson crap.  (Note to date, more than 4,200 people have died because of vaccine complications.  Any other drug on the market would already be pulled.  We favor Hydroxychloroquine as a preventative- f**k Neil Cavuto).  Elsewhere, after Twitter shut down the president of Nigeria- Muhammadu Buhari- for one of his tweets, Nigeria shut down Twitter.  That is all that needs to be done.  SHUT THEM DOWN.
  63. 2021 Saturday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– Speaking of the Chi-Vi, things continue getting worse for Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci.  Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says, “Joe Biden should follow the science and fire Dr. Fauci.”  Amen.  Next, Rep. Burgess Owens, R-UT 4th congressional district, says that ‘Tony Fauci must testify before Congress now that his emails have exposed him.’  Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, is demanding that “Phony Tony” resign NOW.  Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, now that he has called out Dr. ‘Phony Tony’ Fauci is once again receiving death threats from his unenlightened, ignorant enemies.  
  64. 2021 Saturday J: Joe Biden Regime News I– A bipartisan group of lawmakers are urging Joe Biden to begin pulling out our Afghan allies as the handover to the Afghan government continues.  We know what is going to happen there; only it will be worse than what befell the South Vietnamese.  Next, a group of Bidenistas met with their Israeli Defense Forces and guaranteed they would help defend the Jewish state.  We hope so.  In other anti-Joe Biden news, the state of Arizona is growing increasingly resistant to any talk of the Biden regime raising federal income taxes.  Good.  We must fight them on land, sea, in the air, and underground.   Speaking of Biden’s policies, RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says that ‘Joe’s policies are killing the United States.’
  65. 2021 Saturday K: Political News I– Governor Steve Sisolak, D-NV, signed a bill into law today making MAIL-IN voting the law of the state.  (Note- we must play by their own game if we are to crush these scumbags).  Next, that ignorant, self-important a-hole- CNN’s Jake Tapper- swears that he will blacklist ANY REPUBLICAN from appearing on his show who refuses to admit that Joe Biden won the 2020 Presidential Election.  (Note- we guess he’s going to have Liz Cheney and the other losers who voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump on his show around the clock).   
  66. 2021 Saturday L: Political News II– The U.S. Department of Justice claims that it will NO longer seize the phone records of journalists.  (Note- this was frequent practice under the Obama-Biden regime for eight years- why would it change now?  Of course, they are going to continue seizing records).  In other crazy news, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen told leaders of the G7 to continue spending and spending, she says inflation will pass.  How the hell did this loser ever run the Fed?  This is insane.   Speaking of the G7, if the Biden regime can convince them to give him his GLOBAL CORPORATE TAX, he will get a ‘win.’  That is flipping crazy.   (Note- do not count President Donald J. Trump out.  Ever).  
  67. 2021 Saturday M: Political News III– President Donald J. Trump addressed more than one-thousand attendees at the North Carolina GOP Convention this evening and what a speech.  The Dems are going to wish they had not stolen the election because terrible things are coming their way.  We also learned that Lara Trump won’t be seeking the U.S. Senate seat of outgoing RINO Richard Burr.  She has two young kids- 1- and- 3-years-old who need their mother more than she needs politics.  President Trump endorsed Rep. Ted Budd, R-NC 13th congressional district, to succeed Senator Burr.  Elsewhere, a federal judge in California has tossed the three decades-plus ban on so-called ‘assault weapons,’ causing Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom to go ballistic.  Perhaps it was the tossing of his beloved ban that led him to say ‘the state is NOT reopening on June 15 as the little closet cross-dresser promised.  Wow.
  68. 2021 Saturday N: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– Within 24 hours, conservatives raised $100,000 for Rep. Alexandria “The Fly” Ocasio-Cortez’s pobrecita abuela in Puerto Rico.  As you know, “The Fly” was crying yesterday about the condition of her poor little abuela’s house in Puerto Rico, doing what good communists do and that is to blame everyone else for their own problems.  Well, AOC must be embarrassed, thus she told her abuela ‘you cannot take this money, it will humiliate me.’  Poor abuela said today she ‘refuses to accept the money because it comes with onerous strings.’  What a flipping loser but her granddaughter, the Fly, is the real embarrassment, a national embarrassment.  Vote her out in 2022 along with the rest of the Squad.
  69. 2021 Saturday O: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3566 with a $52 million pot on the line: 04, 07, 08, 32, 45, and Mega 14.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #852 with a $286 million pot on the line. 44, 52, 54, 64, 69, and Powerball 26.  The California Lottery site is having technical issues tonight… first, here are the Super Lotto winners- out of 131,098 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $23,629 apiece.  One ticket was sold at (1) Rimpau Smoke Shop in Corona, CA 92881 and the second at (2) Super 1 Cigarette in Visalia, CA 93277.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball: out of 97,904 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $13,921 apiece.
  70. 2021 Saturday P: Ah, it’s the weekend, let’s hope it’s a slow news day…oh, wait!  President Donald J. Trump is speaking at the North Carolina GOP Convention in Greenville this evening.  That is going to send a shiver of cold fear down the backs of the Bidenistas and the Chi-Coms…
  71. 2022 Sunday: Stick around…

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A year later, the Beach Boys’ record label did it again: compiled another two LP fantastic collection of the band’s crème de la crème from the same time period as the preceding album we promoted, “Endless Summer.”  “Spirit of America” hit record store shelves on April 14, 1975, and had additional tunes culled from the archives including some B-sides such as the much-beloved “Breakaway.”  Friends, if you are new to the Beach Boys and have not gotten your fill yet or if you are a new fan in a new age, we hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  Everyone will celebrate listening to these timeless songs of summer fun, dozing in the sand, hanging with the chicks (sexist, we know, but we don’t give a flying f**k), riding hot rods, motorcycles, and everything else patriotic American young people loved doing.  Seek this album out and make it a part of your daily playlist- you will be so glad you did.

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[i] The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ Doomsday Clock is a left-wing way to terrorize the citizens of the world whenever a conservative or Republican is president of the United States.  Pay no attention to these scumbags.

[ii] We hope to present the music of Sly & the Family Stone within the next decade or so.  Please stay tuned for further information.

[iii] We began promoting the music of Badfinger at the AICPENDBLOG.COM beginning Monday, May 03, 2021, to Sunday, May 23, 2021.

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

[v] 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)

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

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

[viii] 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)

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

[x] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

146. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2022

2016 Thursday: The Chi-Coms demonstrate their sexism for all to see today when the Xinhua News Agency lays into Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen by labeling her a ‘political extremist’ and then saying that because she is unmarried and has no children is mentally and emotionally unstable. That is what the Chi-Coms are, a bunch of racists and sexists. F**k them.

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146. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2022:

Ascension Day

U.S. Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne; the Band featuring Levon Helm, Fleetwood Mac featuring Stevie Nicks, the Guess Who featuring Garry Peterson, Mott the Hoople, featuring Verden Allen, and Mick Ronson (with Ian Hunter):

  1. 189 Tuesday: The reign of the 13th Roman Catholic Pope St. Eleutherius ends on this date.  He first became the shepherd of all Christendom on April 22, 174.  The reign of the 14th Roman Catholic Pontiff St. Victor I begins today and would continue until July 28, 199.
  2. 1421 Saturday: The reign of the 5th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mehmed I ends on this date.  He first became the leader of ALL Sunni Islam on July 05, 1413 and would guide the faithful from then until today.
  3. 1478 Sunday: The future 219th Roman Catholic Pope Clement VI is born Giulio di Giuliano in Florence, the Republic of Florence.  He would become pontiff on November 26, 1523, and would guide his global flock until September 25, 1534.
  4. 1521 Thursday: The Edict of Worms banned heretic Martin Luther because of his religious beliefs and writings.
  5. 1647 Sunday: Massachusetts prohibits a priest access to its colony.  Meanwhile, Alse Young becomes the first person executed for being a witch in the American Colonies when local townsfolk hang her in Hartford, Connecticut.
  6. 1736 Saturday: The British and Chickasaw Indians defeated the French at the Battle of Ackia.
  7. 1790 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress creates the territory south of the Ohio River into Ohio.
  8. 1798 Saturday: At the Battle of Tara, the British slay about 500 Irish insurgents.
  9. 1805 Sunday: Lewis and Clark first see the Rocky Mountain Range.  Elsewhere, French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte receives the crown as king of Italy.
  10. 1835 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress passed a resolution stating that Congress has no authority over state slavery laws.
  11. 1857 Tuesday: Dred Scott and his family receive their papers from their owner making them free citizens.
  12. 1864 Thursday: The federal government organized the Territory of Montana.
  13. 1865 Friday: Arrangements occurred in New Orleans for the surrender of Confederate forces west of the Mississippi.
  14. 1868 Tuesday: The impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson ended with his acquittal on the remaining charges.
  15. 1896 Tuesday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average —an index of 12 industrial stocks—commences on this date; the closing average was 40.94.
  16. 1897 Wednesday: Bram Stoker’s Gothic horror novel, “Dracula,” underwent first publication on this date.
  17. 1908 Tuesday: In Persia, drillers made the first oil strike in the Middle East.
  18. 1913 Monday: Actors’ Equity Association undergoes organization by a group of actors at the Pabst Grand Circle Hotel in New York; the union’s first president was Francis Wilson.
  19. 1922 Friday: Soviet leader V. I. Lenin suffers a stroke.  His subordinate Josef Stalin would become his caretaker. 
  20. 1924 Monday: President Calvin Coolidge—a Republican —signs an immigration law that restricts immigration into the United States.
  21. 1937 Wednesday: San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge opens to commuter traffic.
  22. 1938 Thursday: Congress establishes the House Un-American Activities Committee—HUAC–on this date, which had the charge of seeking out subversive communist activities within the United States.  President Donald J. Trump must call for its rebirth as the country in 2019 is in more danger than ever before by subversives lurking within the fabric of the Deep State.
  23. 1940 Sunday: Operation Dynamo, the evacuation of more than 338,000 Allied troops from Dunkirk, France, began during World War II.  Meanwhile, Levon Helm, future drummer, and vocalist with the Band[i] is born in Elaine, Arkansas, on this date.
  24. 1941 Monday: Owners of the American Flag House, where Betsy Ross once lived, goes to the city of Philadelphia via a will.
  25. 1942 Tuesday: The U.S. War Department formally established the Armed Forces Radio Service.  The Tule Lake Segregation Center for Japanese American wartime internees opened in Northern California.
  26. 1943 Wednesday: The first black head of state, Edwin Barclay of Liberia, visits the United States.
  27. 1944 Friday: Verden Allen, original keyboardist with the English rock group, Mott the Hoople[ii], was born on this date in Crynant, Wales. 
  28. 1945 Saturday: On this date, the USAF firebombs Tokyo, Japan, during World War II.  Casualties are horrific but the Allies are trying to force the Imperial Japanese to throw in the towel so the largest amphibious and airborne invasion in the history of the world won’t have to happen.
  29. 1946 Sunday: Mick Ronson, English guitarist who was one of David Bowie’s[iii] Spiders from Mars[iv] and a later member of Mott the Hoople/Mott, was born on this date in Kingston upon Hull, England.  Elsewhere, Garry Peterson, who plays drums with the Guess Who[v], from 1965-the present, was born in Canada on this date.  Finally, the creators of the H-bomb filed a patent with the federal government on this date.
  30. 1948 Wednesday: Stevie Nicks, future vocalist with the British rock band, Fleetwood Mac[vi], was born in Phoenix, Arizona, on this date.
  31. 1952 Monday: Representatives of the U.S., Britain, France, and West Germany signed the Bonn Convention granting conditional sovereignty to and ending the Allied occupation of West Germany.
  32. 1954 Wednesday: Explosions rocked the aircraft carrier USS Bennington off the coast of Rhode Island, killing 103 sailors.  Navy investigators blamed leaking catapult fluid ignited by the flames of a jet as the initial cause of the tragedy.
  33. 1958 Monday: Union Square in San Francisco, CA, became a state historical landmark on this date.
  34. 1960 Thursday: U.N. Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge accused the Soviets of hiding a microphone inside a woodcarving of the Great Seal of the United States that the Russians had presented to the U.S. Embassy in Moscow.
  35. 1963 Sunday: The Organization for African Unity undergoes formation.
  36. 1966 Thursday: In South Vietnam at the U.S. Consulate in the city of Hue, a Buddhist self-immolates in protest of the ongoing war in his country. 
  37. 1969 Monday: The Apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth after a successful eight-day dress rehearsal for the first manned moon landing.
  38. 1972 Friday: President Richard M. Nixon and Soviet Leader Leonid Brezhnev signed the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in Moscow; however, the U.S. withdrew from the treaty in 2002.
  39. 1978 Friday: Resorts Casino Hotel, the first legal U.S. casino outside Nevada, opened in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
  40. 1981 Tuesday: Fourteen people died when a Marine jet crashed onto the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz off the coast of Florida.
  41. 1988 Thursday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Edmonton Oilers sweep the Boston Bruins in four games.
  42. 1998 Tuesday: The U.S. Supreme Court made it far more difficult for people hurt during high-speed police chases to sue the officers or their employers for injuries sustained in wrecks.  The Supreme Court ruled that Ellis Island—historic gateway for millions of immigrants—is mainly in New Jersey and not in New York.   
  43. 2002 Sunday: The Mars Odyssey finds signs of large ice deposits on the planet.
  44. 2004 Wednesday: United States Army veteran Terry Nichols receives guilty verdicts in the deaths of 161 people for his part in the Oklahoma City bombing.
  45. 2006 Friday: The 49th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne assumed office on this date.  A Republican, Secretary Kempthorne served under President George W. Bush from today until January 19, 2009.
  46. 2009 Tuesday: President Barack Obama nominated federal appeals Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court.  Meanwhile, California’s Supreme Court upheld the Proposition 8 gay marriage ban but said the 18,000 same-sex weddings that had taken place before the prohibition passed were still valid.
  47. 2010 Wednesday: Chinese officials said they would waive their one-child policy for families with a child who was killed, severely injured, or disabled in the country’s devastating earthquake.
  48. 2011 Thursday: The U.S. House of Representatives votes unanimously against providing funding for U.S. ground troops in Libya to aid the rebels attempting to overthrow longtime dictator and thug, Moammar Gaddafi.
  49. 2012 Saturday: The Vatican confirms that Pope Benedict XVI’s butler underwent arrest for having leaked personal documents to the media.
  50. 2013 Sunday: The movie, “Fast and Furious 6” opens in 59 countries including the United States and Canada, grossing an estimated $122 million on opening day.  Meanwhile, President Barack Obama visited tornado-devastated Moore, Oklahoma, consoling people staggered by the loss of life and property and promising that the government will be behind them “every step of the way.”
  51. 2014 Monday:  The Nigerian government announces that it has located the 270-plus girls abducted by terrorist group Boko Haram, but it cannot rescue the girls yet due to fears that the abductors will kill them if the military attempts a direct confrontation.  Meanwhile, the Malaysian government has released the last transmission from Malaysian Air Flight 370; the data confirm that the plane was last located over the eastern Indian Ocean; over a year of mapping and search may be needed before remnants might be found. Elsewhere, Pope Francis honored Jews murdered in the Holocaust and in terrorist attacks during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem as he wrapped up his Mideast pilgrimage.  Finally, Egypt began holding a three-day presidential election; former military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi emerged the landslide winner.
  52. 2015 Tuesday: Hackers manage to break into the computer system of the Internal Revenue Service and steal the personal data of at least 100,000 taxpayers.  The part of the system into which, the scumbags break is one that permits taxpayers to retrieve prior filed tax returns, something the hackers will use to file their own ‘tax returns’ and other nefarious acts.  Thanks, John Koskinen.
  53. 2016 Thursday: The Chi-Coms demonstrate their sexism for all to see today when the Xinhua News Agency lays into Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen by labeling her a ‘political extremist’ and then saying that because she is unmarried and has no children is mentally and emotionally unstable.  That is what the Chi-Coms are, a bunch of racists and sexists.  F**k them.
  54. 2017 Friday: President Jimmy Carter’s National Security Advisor (when he was president 1977-1981) Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at age 89. Elsewhere, in Minya Governate, Egypt, a group of Islamic thugs opens fire on buses carrying Coptic Christians killing at least 28 and injuring loads of others.  Ah, the wonderful, so-called ‘religion of peace,’ doing what it does best, killing non-Muslims.
  55. 2018 Saturday: The times they are-a-changing to be sure when Ireland- a Catholic nation- repeals its 8th Amendment to its constitution which prohibited abortion.  The voters approved it- leading to legalized abortion- by a vote of 66.4-percent.  What the hell?  Elsewhere, President Moon of South Korea crosses the border separating his country from the North to meet with Kim Jong Un in the peace village.  There, they discuss the upcoming Singapore summit on June 12 between North Korea and the United States.
  56. 2019 Sunday: Disaster befalls a long queue of mountain climbers on Mt. Everest.  Nine among them die due to weather conditions and others suffer frostbite from having to wait hours and hours below the summit.  Meanwhile, Boko Haram is running amok in Africa doing what it does best- murdering innocent people in the name of Allah.  In Burkina Faso, terrorists assault a Christian church in the northern portion of the country killing at least four parishioners.  Meanwhile, on the northern shore of Lake Chad in Chad, Boko Haram murder several soldiers and a journalist. 
  57. 2020 Tuesday: Communist China’s Wuhan Bat Virus Crisis continues racking up numbers around the world although millions of Americans are leaving their homes and returning to normal lives no matter what authoritarian-leaning governors demand they do.  Good for the freedom-seekers!  Here are the numbers for the day: 5,559,130 confirmed cases, 348,610 confirmed deaths, but 2,271,268 confirmed recoveries which dwarfs the numbers of deaths.  If only Blue State governors would report the numbers of recoveries! 
  58. 2020 Tuesday A: Here are the numbers for the United States: 1,715,457 confirmed cases, 100,136 confirmed deaths, but 360,561 confirmed recoveries the latter number of which, Blue State governors (most of them, that is) won’t report.  In the three states where the AICPENDBLOG.COM has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the numbers, Golden State first: 96,733 confirmed cases, 3,814 confirmed deaths, but ZERO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Gov. Gavin Newsom, you sir, are little more than a statewide embarrassment.  Shame on you.  Next, here are the numbers for the Aloha State: 643 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 592 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Gov. David Ige.  Finally, here are the numbers for the Evergreen State: 20,133 confirmed cases, 1,078 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries; Governor Jay Inslee, you are a worthless POS.    
  59. 2020 Tuesday B: The Stock Market closed UP today; here is the DOW Jones Industrial Complex close: 24,995.11, UP 529.95 (2.17%); here is the NASDAQ close: 9,340.22 UP 15.63 (0.17%); finally, here is the S & P 500: 2,991.77 UP 36.32 (1.23%).
  60. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 169,050,689 confirmed cases, +536,770, 3,511,248  confirmed deaths, +11,661 and 150,800,062 confirmed recoveries, +68,779.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,967,696 confirmed cases, UP 20,210 from yesterday’s reporting, 606,126 confirmed deaths, UP 553,[vii] and 27,659,047 confirmed recoveries, UP 52,605.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   In other COVID-19 news, nearly two-thirds of the American people say that ‘politics’ influenced the bungling decisions of Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci.  We concur.
  61. 2021 Wednesday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 289,149 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 170,460 deaths  
  62. 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: 3,780,845 confirmed cases, 63,010 confirmed deaths, and 2,022,699 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,316,142 confirmed cases, 36,647 confirmed deaths, and 1,934,257 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,924 confirmed cases, 496 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 432,993 confirmed cases, 5,780 confirmed deaths, and 211,014 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., North Carolina: they have 999,567 confirmed cases, 13,031 confirmed deaths, and 972,066 confirmed recoveries.[ix]    President Donald J. Trump says that the early investment in ‘VID vaccines probably saved tens of millions of American lives, the very same vaccines for which, drooling old Joe Biden takes complete credit. 
  63. 2021 Wednesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,408 confirmed cases, 6,406 confirmed deaths, and 832,566 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Ghana, a historical conspirator with the Europeans in the Atlantic Slave Trade: 93,711 cases of the virus, 783 confirmed deaths and 91,707 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  64. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,323.05, UP 10.59 points (+0.031%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,738.00, UP 80.82 points (+0.59%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,195.99, UP 7.86 points (+0.99%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.13 per barrel, -0.07 (-0.11%).  The price of GOLD is $1,896.80 per troy oz., -4.40 (-0.23%) while the price of SILVER is $27.80 per troy ounce, -0.08 (-0.28%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,196.80 per troy oz, -3.40 (-0.28%) while the price of COPPER is $4.52 per pound, -0.01 (-0.12%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,739.04 per troy oz, -31.55 (-1.14%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $25,000.00 per troy oz., -2,250.00 (-8.26%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.39 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.87.     In Bhutanese Ngultrum, one greenback equals 72.70 and in Bolivian Boliviano, a buck equals 6.83 and in Bosnian Convertible Marka, one dollar equals 1.59 of theirs.[xiv]     
  65. 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- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.170 per gallon, $2.871 in Florida, $3.918 in Hawaii, and $3.565 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Northern Marianas Islands: $4.329.  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- Tunisia: $2.913 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,332,690,445,701 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  66. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Today is Day 65 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be holding this prestigious NO-SHOW job and ‘no show’ she has.  No one has seen her anywhere near the southern border and so it goes.  Meanwhile, Texas Attorney General tells Newsmax that ‘Joe Biden’s border policies are a STIMULUS for the Mexican cartels.’  Moving on, outrage is growing over the federal government’s dumping of illegal aliens across the interior of the country- and even in Hawaii, according to Chefs Lilah and Itzi- in the dead of night.  Buses or airliners bring them in, dump them, and then take off lickety split.   According to Newsmax, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro “I Hate My Country” Mayorkas wants to welcome even more illegal aliens that what are already flooding across our border.  WTF?  Hunting licenses anyone?
  67. 2021 Wednesday G: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– According to news reports, Joe Biden has ordered U.S. spy agencies to prepare a definitive report on the origins of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  We suspect the final report will shill for the Chi-Coms and drop the blame somewhere else like, uh, say, on the U.S. military.  Remember when the Chi-Coms tried to blame the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s COVID-19 outbreak on U.S. military assets that somehow got it into communist China and let it go in Wuhan?  Incredible.  Still, there are morons who will indeed believe it.  Speaking of the Wuhan Institute of Virology, at a U.S. Senate hearing today, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, said that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci must testify about all the money given to that ‘medical institution.’  Hear-hear!  Elsewhere, Attorney General Eric Schmitt, R-MO, has launched a lawsuit against both the Chinese Communist Party and the Wuhan Institute of Virology over its costly mishandling of the Kung Flu Pandemic.  Excellent.  Finally, as the Chi-Vi lab leak theory appears more and more like the God’s honest truth, it has exposed that there are NO checks on the so-called ‘fact checkers.’  Hell, we knew that.
  68. 2021 Wednesday H: Business News– Wall Street’s new watchdog- SEC Chairman Gary Gensler- told Congress today that special scrutiny will fall on cryptocurrencies and on SPACs- special purpose acquisition companies.   In other business news, President Donald J. Trump says that when HE left office, the United States was ‘energy independent’ and that the U.S. was the number one exporter of energy to the rest of the world.  This occurred within the span of four years whereas now with feeble Joe Biden lurking about the White House, we are importing our energy supply and word has it that gasoline could soon hit $7 per gallon.   Revolution anyone?   Finally, Jeff Bezos is set to hand over Amazon’s CEO job on July 5, 2021.
  69. 2021 Wednesday I: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– Arizona has banned mass mailing of election ballots in all future elections.  Excellent.  As for the 2020 Elections audit in that state and in others, the scrutiny continues. 
  70. 2021 Wednesday J: Joe Biden Regime News I– Joe Biden continues his war on President Donald J. Trump.  Today, he purged FOUR Trump appointees[xviii] on the U.S. Commission for Fine Arts.  You go, Joe, you go.  In other regime news, critics are questioning the wisdom of the upcoming Joe Biden-Vladimir Putin summit.  (Note- we think Vladimir is going to bulldoze a drooling, feeble old Joe into a ditch and cover him up).  Elsewhere, the Biden regime sidestepped questions regarding as to whether the Chi-Coms would pay ANY PRICE for inflicting their Chi-Com pandemic upon the world.
  71. 2021 Wednesday K: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– The Dems are pushing for the spending of $7.1 trillion for all the crazy programs the losers are currently pushing.  This amount of money is more than the money spent fighting World War II and supplying our allies with the tools of war.  Why not just allow the Chi-Coms to buy our flipping country?
  72. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News I– a new AARP poll says that a vast majority of Americans over age 50 are staunchly opposed to any cutting back of Medicare and Social Security to pay for the massive amount of deficit spending going on under the Biden regime.  Who can blame them?  Elsewhere, a new CEI poll says that the public does NOT want to pay for massive Green New Deal spending which millions of Americans view as being little more than another transfer of wealth from those possessing it to those too lazy to go out and earn it.  Meanwhile, a judge smacks down the motion by CNN to dismiss the defamation lawsuit brought against them by esteemed legal scholar, professor, and attorney Dr. Alan Dershowitz. 
  73. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News II– President Donald J. Trump told Newsmax TV that ‘communist China took extremely diligent care of both Hunter and Joe Biden.  Amen.  Elsewhere, former Pennsylvania RINO senator and CNN babbling head Rick Santorum- a fellow who has run for the GOP presidential nomination on numerous occasions- says it’s ‘time to invest in real infrastructure spending.’  (Note- he was fired last week from CNN for having said something derogatory about Native Americans, so it appears he is attempting to remain relevant).   In other news, Kelley Paul told ‘Rand Paul haters’ that her husband and she have guns.  They are always under threat.  Next, former state prosecutor Aramis Ayala threw her hat in the ring to challenge Rep.  Val Demings, DS-FL 10th congressional district, in 2022.  Excellent.  Finally, crackpot Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. has convened a grand jury that will meet for six months seeking evidence into the crimes of President Donald J. Trump.  Yet another persecution by the fleas nipping at the ankles of the 45th president.
  74. 2021 Wednesday N: Political News III– Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, has formed a new PAC sparking rumors she may be running for the White House in 2024.  Next CNN’s Jeff Zucker says ‘it may have been wrong for Chris “The Curmudgeon” Cuomo to advise his older brother, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov, on his myriad sex scandals.  We thought a while back that CNN forbade the ‘Curmudgeon’ NOT to cover his gubernatorial brother yet advise him he did.  NO wonder CNN is a bogus ‘network.’  Meanwhile, unabashed supporter of President Donald J. Trump, Sean Parnell is running for the U.S. Senate seat in Pennsylvania, the one held by retiring RINO Senator Patrick Toomey.  
  75. 2021 Wednesday O: Political News IV– Next, David A. Chipman- Joe Biden’s nominee to head the ATF- says he ‘advocates for the arrest of every American who owns an AR-15 rifle.’ (Note- this doofus claimed during the Waco, Texas, Branch Davidian compound assault back during President Bill Clinton’s administration, that the Branch Davidians used TWO .50 caliber machine guns to shoot down TWO ATF helicopters which is a total flipping lie.  Never happened).  Finally, the U.S. Department of State shut down the investigation into what was occurring in Wuhan, China, an investigation to which, we alluded earlier as being ongoing because Joe Biden had ordered U.S. intel agencies to determine what the hell happened.  Crazy. Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, asked doctors on Capitol Hill as to WHY they spiked the previous administration’s investigation into getting answers to the 2019-2021 global Chi-Com pandemic.
  76. 2021 Wednesday P: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– the ALLEGED murderer of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts- Cristhian Bahena Rivera- claimed at his murder trial today that ‘mystery men’ abducted the university student as she jogged along a road.  Camera evidence from the day she disappeared- July 18, 2018- showed that Rivera was closely following her in his car.  The POS illegal alien claims he did not do it but everyone sure as hell believes he did.   IF the illegal had not been in the country, this crime would not have occurred.  Execute him.
  77. 2021 Wednesday Q: Popular Culture News– New wolf killing laws have led to a push to revive U.S. protection laws for the wild beasts.  Next, actress Vanessa Redgrave is now distancing herself from the Kevin Spacey comeback film.  Elsewhere, U.S. Senate candidate Mark McCloskey, R-MO, quipped that when a ‘thug kills a cop, new coverage is completely different.’  True.  
  78. 2021 Wednesday R: Mass Shootings News– In the age of decrepit old Joe Biden, yet another mass casualty event took place today.  In San Jose, California, at a transit yard serving Silicon Valley, a shooter shot and killed at least coworkers and wounded numerous others.  Law enforcement arrived on scene, but the shooter took his own life before the cops could engage him.  The shooter has been identified as Samuel Cassidy, a 58-year-old maintenance worker at the station.  He had worked there for eight years and had some sort of beef with his fellow employees.
  79. 2021 Wednesday S: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– Lebanon, Ohio, becomes the 26th U.S. city around the country to declare itself a ‘sanctuary city,’ not for legions of seething, stinking illegal aliens but for the unborn in yet another blow to the Pro-Death Movement.[xix]
  80. 2021 Wednesday T: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws– Tonight, we have the Super Lotto Draw #3563 with a $49 million jackpot up for grabs and the Powerball Draw #849 with a $236 million pot on the line.  First, here are the results for the Super Lotto: 01, 06, 08, 23, 42, and Mega 12.  Out of 133,804 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $11,259 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Quik Stop in Vacaville, CA 95687 (2) Valley Liquors in Santa Ana, CA 92704 (3) Liquor Plus, La Mirada, CA 90638 and (4) Valero, Tustin, CA 92780.   Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw: 02, 08, 21, 34, 62, and Powerball 16.
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This artwork is #0842 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset’s Glow.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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As the Beach Boys were struggling, the record company said ‘no time is better than NOW’ to release yet another compilation of the group’s greatest hits: “The Best of the Beach Boys Volume 3” hit record store shelves on August 05, 1968.  This album contains newer hits packaged with some golden oldies.  You have “Dance, Dance, Dance,” “409,” “The Little Girl I Once Knew,” “Girl Don’t Tell Me,” “Surfin’,” and “Good Vibrations,” packaged with “God Only Knows,” “Heroes and Villains,” “Darlin’,” “She Knows Me Too Well,” along with a couple more gems.  IF you are a vinyl fan, there is nothing akin to listening to these tunes on the way they are meant to be heard- if you can find the record, that is- on snapping, crackling, and popping vinyl.  You will love them so please, seek the album out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We are hopeful we will present the music of the Band and of its individual members sometime in 2024-2025.  Great music by a superb band.

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

[iii] We hope to promote the music of David Bowie within the next decades.

[iv] Spiders from Mars will occur around same time as the David Bowie presentation.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] The four people removed by Joe Biden Chairman Justin Shubow, Chris Fagan, Perry Guillot, and Steven Spandle, apparently for the crime of being white males and believers in classical art.  Mr. Shubow says that in the ‘110-year history of the commission, NO president has ever removed a sitting chairman.’  For now, the remaining three commissioners- also appointed by President Donald J. Trump- Rodney Mims Cook Jr., James C. McCrery II, and Duncan G. Stroik- still have their jobs although the axe may be coming for them, too.

[xix] We call it the way we see it- ‘Pro-Choice equals PRO-DEATH.’  Period.

145. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2022

1941 Sunday: British Royal Navy ships continue scouring the waters of the North Atlantic as they seek out the Kriegsmarine warships the Bismarck and the Prince Eugen. When the German commander radios into Berlin to report their location, the searchers got a lock on their location.

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145. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2022:

Emergency Medical Services for Children Day/National Missing Children’s Day

U.S. Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Philip Pendleton Barbour; U.S. Attorneys General William H.H. Miller and Elliot Richardson; U.S. Secretary of War Kenneth Claiborne Royall; U.S. Senator Amy “The Schnoz” Klobuchar; Family featuring John “Poli” Palmer, the Guess Who featuring Domenic Troiano, the Nice featuring Brian “Blinky” Davison, the Outlaws featuring Jessi Coulter, Pretty Things featuring Brian Pendleton, and “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” by the Rolling Stones:

  1. 585 BC: A Greek astronomer made the first known prediction about a solar eclipse.
  2. 1085 Monday: The reign of the 157th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory VII ends on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on April 22, 1073.
  3. 1241 Saturday: The first attack on the Jews of Frankfurt, Germany, takes place.
  4. 1261 Wednesday: The reign of the 181st Roman Catholic Pope Alexander IV ends on this date.  He first assumed the pontifical throne on December 12, 1254.
  5. 1410 Friday: The reign of the 205.2nd Roman Catholic Antipope John XXIII begins on this date.  Elected in opposition to Gregory XII, John would guide his flock on its journey to commune with the Lord, Jesus, and the Holy Ghost from today until May 30, 1415.
  6. 1659 Sunday: Oliver Cromwell resigns as English Lord Protector.
  7. 1721 Sunday: John Copson becomes America’s first insurance agent.   
  8. 1783 Sunday: Future 25th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Philip Pendleton Barbour is born in Gordonsville, Virginia, on this date.  Originally a Democratic-Republican, he became a Democrat.  President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill the seat vacated by Associate Justice Gabriel Duvall.  He served from March 15, 1836, to February 25, 1841.
  9. 1787 Friday: The Constitutional Convention began at the Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall in Philadelphia) after enough delegates had shown up for a quorum.
  10. 1810 Friday: Argentina began its revolt against Spanish rule with the forming of the Primera Junta in Buenos Aires.
  11. 1844 Saturday: The first telegraphed news dispatch publishes in the Baltimore Patriot.  Meanwhile, Stuart Perry patented the gasoline engine. 
  12. 1895 Saturday: A court convicted playwright Oscar Wilde on a morals charge in London; the judge sentenced him to two years in prison.
  13. 1898 Wednesday: During the Spanish-American War, the first boatload of American forces sails out of San Francisco bound for Manila.
  14. 1911 Thursday: Another revolution in Mexico expels President Jose Porfirio Diaz.
  15. 1915 Tuesday: The Second Battle of Ypres ends with more than 105,000 casualties on both sides.
  16. 1917 Friday: The nation’s 39th U.S. Attorney General William H.H. Miller died on this date in Indianapolis, Indiana, at age 76.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 07, 1889, to March 04, 1893.
  17. 1923 Friday: Great Britain recognizes Jordan and its king, Abdullah I.
  18. 1925 Monday: For teaching the Darwinian Theory in a public school, educator John Scopes undergoes formal accusation.
  19. 1927 Wednesday: Henry Ford announces that he will end production of the Model T automobile.  Elsewhere, the Sam Harris Theatre in New York City showed for the first time, the “Movietone News.”
  20. 1935 Saturday: Babe Ruth hit the 714th and final home run of his career, for the Boston Braves in a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Elsewhere, track and field athlete Jesse Owens equal or breaks his six world records in 45 minutes at a Big Ten meet at the University of Michigan.
  21. 1940 Saturday: During World War II, German troops overrun Boulogne.  It is becoming apparent that neither the French nor the Belgian troops can save themselves from the Nazi onslaught so the British are preparing an escape from the continent- if the British government can spare the ships.  Otherwise, this is going to become one of the biggest routs in the history of warfare.
  22. 1941 Sunday: British Royal Navy ships continue scouring the waters of the North Atlantic as they seek out the Kriegsmarine warships the Bismarck and the Prince Eugen.  When the German commander radios into Berlin to report their location, the searchers got a lock on their location.
  23. 1942 Monday: U.S. Army Lt. General Joseph Stilwell, frustrated over having been driven out of Burma by Japanese troops during World War II, told reporters in Delhi, India: “I claim we got a hell of a beating.”  Meanwhile, Brian “Blinky” Davison—drummer with the UK band, the Nice[i] 1967-1970 and again in 2002 is born in Leicester, England, on this date.
  24. 1943 Tuesday: At a Mobile, Alabama, shipyard, a riot breaks out over management’s upgrading of 12 black workers.  Elsewhere, in England, John Michael “Poli” Palmer, future keyboardist with the Ingoes, Blossom Toes[ii], and Family[iii] is born.  What’s more, future member of the outlaw country rock band, the Outlaws[iv]—Jessi Coulter—was born in Phoenix, Arizona, on this date.  Elsewhere, fighting on the Eastern Front in the Caucasus continues as the German 17th Army continues throwing off one Soviet attack after another.
  25. 1944 Thursday: During World War II, Yugoslav Partisan leader, Josef Broz Tito managed to elude a German entrapment in Bosnia, one of many close escapes he and his followers pulled off against their Axis occupiers.   Elsewhere, on the Italian battle front, as the Germans continue moving northward which causes the Allies to fixate on the liberation of Rome, their first capture of an Axis capital.
  26. 1945 Friday: The U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff set November 1, 1945, as the invasion date of the Japanese home islands.
  27. 1946 Saturday: Transjordan (now Jordan) became a kingdom as it proclaimed its new monarch, Abdullah I.
  28. 1953 Monday: In Nevada, military authorities fire the first atomic cannon.  Although a sound idea, things simply did not work out.  If we thought poison gas was a problem in the First World War, imagine what it would be like to have numerous atomic explosive devices fired off within a 20-mile radius.  Everyone would be dying.
  29. 1959 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court in State Athletic Commission v. Dorsey, struck down a Louisiana law prohibiting interracial boxing matches.  The case had been brought by Joseph Dorsey Jr., a black professional boxer.
  30. 1960 Wednesday: In Plymouth, Minnesota, future Democratic Senator Amy “the Schnoz” Klobuchar is born.  She would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2007.  She would also seek the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination but would drop out and endorse former Vice President Joe Biden.
  31. 1961 Thursday: President John F. Kennedy told Congress, “I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before the decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth.”
  32. 1963 Saturday: The Organization of African Unity was founded in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  The OAU was disbanded in 2002 in favor of the African Union.
  33. 1964 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward County, ordered the Virginia country to reopen its public schools, which officials had closed to circumvent the Supreme Court’s 1954 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka public school desegregation ruling.
  34. 1965 Tuesday: In Lewiston, Maine, at the 2:12 minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 15-round championship bout, Muhammad Ali knocked out Sonny Liston in their world heavyweight title rematch.  Ali’s victory generated controversy over whether he had truly connected with a right to the head when he sent Liston crashing to the canvass, or whether it was a “phantom punch,” implying that someone had fixed the match.  We will never know.  Besides retaining the WBC, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles, Ali’s record went to 21-0 while that of Liston went to 35-3.  
  35. 1968 Saturday: Vice President Hubert Humphrey and Interior Secretary Stewart Udall dedicated the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri.  Meanwhile, the Rolling Stones[v] release the single, “Jumping Jack Flash” to thunderous approval.
  36. 1971 Tuesday: In Durham, N.C., the 71st U.S. Secretary of War Kenneth Claiborne Royall died.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from July 19, 1947, to September 18, 1947, and then became the 1st U.S. Secretary of the Army.
  37. 1972 Thursday: In Omaha, Nebraska, in a scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship bout, “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier retained the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles of the world when the corner of opponent, Ron Stander, threw in the towel at the end of the 4th round.  With the victory, not only did “Smokin’ Joe” retain the titles, but he also improved his record to 29-0 while that of the so-called “Council Bluffs Butcher” went to 23-2-1.
  38. 1973 Friday: The 69th U.S. Attorney General of the United States Elliot Richardson assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from today until October 20, 1973.
  39. 1975 Sunday: In the 29th NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors beat the Washington Bullets in four straight games to win their first NBA Finals.
  40. 1977 Wednesday: Vietnam veteran Jan Scruggs—writing an op-ed piece in the Washington Post—said the following in calling for a national memorial that its purpose would be to “remind an ungrateful nation of what it has done to its sons” that served in the Vietnam War.
  41. 1978 Thursday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2.
  42. 1979 Friday: When an American Airlines DC-10 crashed just after takeoff from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, 273 people died.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the U.S. six-year-old Etan Patz disappeared while on his way to a school bus stop in Lower Manhattan.  Elsewhere, in Richfield, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers scores a 3rd round TKO in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout over opponent, Eddie Parotte to put his pro record to 59-7-1.  This victory would set up for his next fight- a title bout- against WBC heavyweight title holder Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, in September.  
  43. 1981 Monday: Daredevil Dan Goodwin, wearing a Spiderman costume, scaled the outside of Chicago’s Sears Tower in 7.5 hours.
  44. 1986 Sunday: An estimated 7 million Americans participated in “Hands across America” to raise money for the nation’s hungry and homeless.
  45. 1988 Wednesday: The final episode of “St. Elsewhere” aired on NBC-TV. 
  46. 1989 Thursday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Calgary Flames beat the Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 2.  Meanwhile in the Soviet Union, Mikhail S. Gorbachev becomes executive president of the USSR.
  47. 1991 Saturday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Minnesota North Stars 4 games to 2.  Meanwhile, Israel air-evacuates 14,000 Ethiopian Jews.
  48. 1992 Monday: Jay Leno made his debut as host of NBC’s “Tonight Show,” succeeding Johnny Carson.
  49. 2001 Friday: 32-year-old Erik Weihenmayer of Boulder, Colorado, becomes the first blind person to reach the summit of Mt. Everest.   Meanwhile, in Maidstone, Kent, UK, vocalist/rhythm guitarist with the Pretty Things[vi]– Brian Pendleton- lost his battle with lung cancer on this date.
  50. 2004 Tuesday: The Boston Archdiocese said it would close 65 of 357 parishes, an offshoot of the clergy sex abuse scandal.
  51. 2005 Wednesday: In Toronto, Canada, famed rock-and-roll guitarist, Domenic Troiano, who played with the James Gang[vii] in 1972 and with the Guess Who[viii] 1974-1975 among other groups, lost his battle with prostate cancer on this date; at age 59.
  52. 2008 Sunday: NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander arrived on the red planet to begin searching for evidence of water; the probe confirmed the presence of water ice at its landing site.
  53. 2009 Monday: North Korea announces a successful nuclear test in Hamgyong; the U.N. Security Council condemns the test.  Elsewhere, the president of Somalia, Sharif Ahmed, begs the international community to help them fight Islamists running amok in their country.
  54. 2010 Tuesday: As the crisis between North and South Korea continues over the sinking of ROKS Cheonan, South Korea begins broadcasting a ‘Radio-Free-North Korea’-style ongoing blitz of the truth, honest information, and other programming to North Korea.  This causes the North Koreans to go bat-crap-crazy, so they sever all ties with the South.  The SOBs deserve what they get.  
  55. 2011 Wednesday: Oprah Winfrey airs her final show, ending her 25-year-run of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”  Elsewhere, South African President Jacob Zuma announces that as a representative of the African Union, he will visit Moammar Gaddafi- if he is not among the rubble of his home- to broker a ceasefire in the ongoing civil war there.  (Note- it won’t matter- Gaddafi is Public Enemy #1 for the Obama administration for some reason beknown only to the 44th president).
  56. 2012 Friday: The first commercial spacecraft, Space X Dragon, docks with the International Space Station when it completes docking at 12:02 pm EDT.  Meanwhile, French President Francois Hollande arrives in Afghanistan on a surprise visit to meet with French troops battling the jihadists in that horrible country.  Elsewhere, Scottish independence becomes the topic of the day when First Minister for Scotland Alex Salmond launches the “YES” campaign to encourage his fellow Scots that the time has come to sever ties with the Brits.
  57. 2013 Saturday: Japanese citizen Yuichiro Miura sets a Guinness Book of Records standard by becoming the oldest person to scale Mt. Everest by doing so at the age of 80.  Meanwhile, al-Qaida in the Maghreb big dog Mokhtar Belmokhtar goes to the microphones and celebrates the fact that his evil group conducted two suicide bombings in Niger on May 23 that claimed the lives of at least 30 people and wounded God knows how many more.  What a bunch of scum.
  58. 2014 Sunday: Pope Francis invites Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to pray with him for peace; both leaders accept the invitation.  Elsewhere, in a raid north of Sana’a, Yemen, Yemeni troops carry out a successful raid on an al-Qaida hideout.  In the ensuing battle, five jihadists are slain and another four taken into custody.
  59. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, Ehud Olmert, former prime minister of Israel, is sentenced to eight months in prison after new evidence emerges proving corruption charges for which he had been acquitted three years ago.  Israeli politics seem to be pretty tough over there what with trying to send its leaders to jail.  WTF?
  60. 2016 Wednesday: Southern Europe is in the throes of crisis as the tidal wave of ‘migrants’ continues trying to make it to Italy and other points in the Mediterranean Sea.  Off the coast of Libya, an overloaded boat full of ‘refugees’ capsizes leading to at least five drownings.  The Italian navy scoops out another 562 swimmers and takes them to shore.  (Note- it’s becoming time to start sowing mines off the coast of Libya).
  61. 2017 Thursday: Surrounded by stone-faced allies, President Donald Trump rebuked fellow NATO members for being the tightwads they have been for decades.  He criticized them for failing to meet the military alliance’s financial benchmarks.   Elsewhere, voters in Montana go to the polls today in the special election to replace Congressman Ryan Zinke who has gone to work in the Trump administration.  The choice is between Republican Greg Gianforte and Democrat Rob Quist.
  62. 2018 Friday: Sexual deviate Harvey Weinstein underwent charging in New York for rape and another sex felony in the first prosecution to result from the wave of allegations against him; the once-powerful movie mogul turned himself in to face the charges and was released on $1 million bail after a court appearance.  Elsewhere, following yesterday’s cancelation of the upcoming summit between the U.S. and North Korea in Singapore, President Donald J. Trump reverses himself and says that some headway is being made and that the summit still could happen as long as Kim Jong Un tones down his rhetoric.
  63. 2019 Saturday: A powerful twister roars through the town of El Reno, Oklahoma, killing at least two and injuring numerous others.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump goes around Congress to make sure a multi-billion-dollar sale of arms to Saudi Arabia occurs.  Democrats are angry at this because they want to deny the Saudis the weapons with which to defend themselves from the Iranians because they are still pissed off over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.
  64. 2020 Memorial Day Monday: Failed New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov, aka the Gropin’ Gov, releases a 51-page edict outlining how the state will reopen in the event COVID-19- communist China’s ‘gift to the world’ which is sad.  The (former) Empire State will never be the same what with a constant stream of middle-and-upper-middle class citizens leaving for elsewhere.  Here are the statistics for the Wuhan Virus for today, first the globe: 5,490,954 confirmed cases, 345,962 confirmed deaths, but 2,228,952 confirmed recoveries which is amazing and a good sign.
  65. 2020 Memorial Day Monday A: Here are the statistics for the United States: 1,696,874 confirmed cases, 99,459 confirmed deaths, but 352,612 confirmed recoveries which would resemble the percentage of the globe IF the various Blue State governors would be honest and present the numbers of recoveries, but they won’t.  They seek to keep things locked down which in our view is criminal: it demonstrates the COLLUSION between the Democratic Party and their communist Chinese taskmasters in Beijing and here in our country.  We must thwart them. 
  66. 2020 Memorial Day Monday B: 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, here are the numbers, California first: 94,558 confirmed cases, 3,785 confirmed deaths, BUT NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries which demonstrates the scumbag Gov. Gavin Newsom KNOWS that if he shared them, NO one would obey his stay-at-home orders.  In Hawaii, here are the figures: 643 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 591 confirmed recoveries for which, we must thank Gov. David Ige for his honesty.  Finally, in Washington state where whacked-out Governor Jay Inslee holds power (people, vote this baboon out!), here are the stats: 20,065 confirmed cases, 1,070 confirmed deaths, and sadly, like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  You know, Washington was once a wonderful state but now- in the grip of Democrats- languishes in the throes of Democratic-Socialism!  Free California!  Free Washington!  Free Tibet!  Free Hong Kong!  Free Macau!  Free and independent Taiwan (until they liberate the mainland)!  Free from Democratic-Socialism and Communism!
  67. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet As A Whole: 168,514,195 confirmed cases, +3,377, 3,499,505  confirmed deaths, +267 and 150,112,274 confirmed recoveries, +80,205.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,947,189 confirmed cases, UP 32,100 from yesterday’s reporting, 605,208 confirmed deaths, UP 904,[ix] and 27,606,442 confirmed recoveries, UP 53,997.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[x]   
  68. 2021 Tuesday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, There Have Been 288,596 CHI-VI Deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 171,013 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: 3,780,101 confirmed cases, 62,984 confirmed deaths, and 2,021,886 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,313,815 confirmed cases, 36,581 confirmed deaths, and 1,929,132 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,924 confirmed cases, 496 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 432,993 confirmed cases, 5,780 confirmed deaths, and 211,014 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New Jersey: they have 1,014,579 confirmed cases, 26,125 confirmed deaths, and 873,637 confirmed recoveries.[xi]    
  70. 2021 Tuesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,389 confirmed cases, 6,406 confirmed deaths, and 832,523 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Uzbekistan, a former part of the old Soviet Union: 98,849 cases of the virus, 94,385 confirmed deaths and 96,666 confirmed recoveries.[xii]     
  71. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,312.46, DOWN 81.52 points (-0.24%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,657.17, DOWN 4.00 points (-0.029%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,188.13, DOWN 8.92 points (-0.21%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.99 per barrel, -0.08 (-0.12%).  The price of GOLD is $1,899.90 per troy oz., +1.90 (+0.10%) while the price of SILVER is $28.12 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.23%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,196.20 per troy oz, -0.70 (-0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $4.51 per pound, 0.00 (+0.09%).[xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,770.60 per troy oz, +42.37 (+1.55%).[xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $27,250.00 per troy oz., -500.00 (-1.80%).[xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.41 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Belarusian Ruble, one greenback equals 2.51 and in Belize Dollars, a buck equals 2.00 and in Bermudian Dollar, one dollar equals 1.00 of theirs.[xvi]   In other business news, Washington, D.C., has launched an antitrust lawsuit against Amazon over their purported mistreatment of vendors.  Wow.   Meanwhile, rents have gone up by 1.9-percent, the highest rate in 10 years, while rents for single-family homes have gone up 4.3-percent from last year.  (Note- we here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM believe the Chi-Coms will be buying up commercial and residential real estate using straw buyers so they can become the de facto landlords of the average American.  This is not right, and immediate action must be taken to drive these bat-eating scumbags out of everyday American life).  
  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- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.165 per gallon, $2.869 in Florida, $3.909 in Hawaii, and $3.562 in Washington state.[xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Virgin Islands: $3.239.  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- Liberia: $2.911 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,328,605,823,085 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.
  73. 2021 Tuesday F: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– One year after the death of George Floyd, the American people reflect on his ‘life and times.’  Here is what the majority of the chef-bloggers at the AICPENDBLOG.COM believe: George Floyd was a thug[xx] and had he not continued scuffling with the police but had complied with their commands, he would be alive today.  Maybe he would be doing time in the county jail, but he would be alive today.  When stopped by the cops and you are as high as hell and tried to pass a counterfeit $20 bill, do what the hell the cops instruct you to do, and you will most likely survive the interaction.  Period.   We are sorry that Mr. Floyd behaved like a dimwit but man, oh man, did his family (and the Democratic Party) profit from his demise.  Tragic.  Meanwhile, drooling Joe Biden hosted Mr. Floyd’s family at the White House demanding that lawmakers pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act 2021- H.R. 1280- NOW.  Such is Democrats pandering to identity politics.
  74. 2021 Tuesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Today is Day #64 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be doing something about the southern border calamity and yet, she has yet to visit, and nothing is being done.  The floodgates are open, the vermin are swarming out of Third World sewers and overwhelming the United States.  (Note- we always suggest watching the ORIGINAL- and not the PC sanitized- version of “Red Dawn,” (1984).  About midway through the movie, you will see how the United States fell under assault by the Russians and Cubans- advance waves of millions of illegal aliens flooded into the country followed by troops from the two communist countries.  It is eye-opening.
  75. 2021 Tuesday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– President Donald J. Trump congratulated himself on the roll out of the Chi-Vi vaccine.  Meanwhile, the Moderna Bat Flu vaccine has been approved for use by teenagers and could become available to teenaged Americans by early next month.   Elsewhere, after photos appeared showing Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer enjoying the good life at the Landshark Bar and Grill in East Lansing, Michigan came to light- the horrible chief executive of a once-lovely state is facing growing blowback.  People in her state are chafing under a soul-crushing lockdown while the rectangular-headed bozo governor can go out and have a celebration in public much like Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom in California did a few months back at the famed French Laundry.  Remove this authoritarian skank from office NOW.
  76. 2021 Tuesday I: Political News I– President Donald J. Trump slammed the pink panties-wearing Joe Scarborough of ‘Morning Joe’ infamy today for being a political hack.  Next, Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office George P. Bush talks to President Trump about political options for the Lone Star State- he is thinking of running against current Attorney General Ken Paxton.  Speaking of Texas, the state’s legislature has passed the “Star-Spangled Banner” Bill; it awaits the signature of Republican Governor Greg Abbott.  Elsewhere, Congressman Brad Wenstrup, R-OH 2nd congressional district, told Newsmax that Joe Biden’s reluctance to confront the Chi-Coms is ‘unfair to all mankind.’  (Note- we have said this before- the Chi-Coms are the National Socialists of the 21st century as they have (1) territorial ambitions (2) are more fascists now than communists and (3) have concentration and slave labor/death camps for ethnic and religious minorities as well as other undesirables (in their eyes).   They are an ‘Asian version’ of the Nazis.  How soon before they add swastikas to their flags?).
  77. 2021 Tuesday J: Political News II– The FBI is investigating a suspicious package that some liberal lunatic sent to Senator Rand Paul, R-KY.  Next, the Senate GOP appears ready to employ the filibuster against the bogus January 06, 2021 ‘Commission’ in which, the Democrats will try- once again- to impeach President Donald J. Trump and to sully other Republicans if they can over the FALSE FLAG OPERATION that occurred on that fateful day.   We believe the American people are becoming much more aware that what we saw on January 06, 2021, was a well-orchestrated theatrical production designed to do exactly what it accomplished: force the reluctant Republicans into not questioning all the fraudulent and corrupt activities on and around Election Day and 2020 and to certify the election.[xxi]
  78. 2021 Tuesday K: Political News III– Zack Smith, legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation, said today that ‘D.C. statehood requires a constitutional amendment to become reality.’  We concur- the District of Columbia was NEVER meant to be a state and anyone who claims otherwise must go back and retake civics as well as to open their eyes.  If the denizens of the nation’s capital want ‘full rights,’ the land on which everything sits- other than actual government buildings- should be returned to the states that offered up portions of their territories in the first place.  Problem solved.   Meanwhile, the Senate GOP is offering up a compromise on Joe Biden’s ‘infrastructure package’ of nearly $1 trillion but only for actual infrastructure.   Elsewhere, ex-White House counsel under President Donald J. Trump Don McGahn is expected to testify on the Robert S. Mueller III ‘investigation into Trump-Russia collusion,’ one of the all-time great political witch hunts of all time.  Finally, America’s Mayor Rudy Giuliani says of the rampant anti-Semitism taking place across the country: “Very dangerous thing we are watching.”
  79. 2021 Tuesday L: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega Millions Draw #1662 with a $20 million pot on the line: 14, 21, 31, 34, 54, and Mega 11.   
  80. 2022 Wednesday: Everyone knows the drill.  Stick around to discover the truth and note- we know the world is up to its usual tricks…

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The Beach Boys continued struggling along what with Brian Wilson- principal songwriter, falsetto vocalist, and guiding light now being in a mental state of malaise.  Thus, the other Beach Boys had to step up and tackle a larger portion of the songwriting.  Still, Brian Wilson’s name shows up on many of the tracks as well as his vocals, but the album suffered poor sales.  This is not to say that the album is not a joy because it is, albeit an extremely short one.  Some say it’s the band’s first ‘TM’ or their ‘transcendental meditation album’ as it has a spiritual, upbeat flow.  The lineup on “Friends” (June 24, 1968) features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  There are some wonderful songs on this album to be sure: the title track, “Wake the World,” “Be Here in the Morning,” “When a Man Needs a Woman,” “Passing By,” and “Busy Doing Nothing.”  We hope you will seek this one out as it is a delightful record, one we wholeheartedly love, enjoy, and recommend.  Back in the 1970s, one could find it packaged with “Smiley Smile” in a two-for-one.  Now, you can get an expanded edition so check it out.

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[i] We hope to present the music of the Nice as well as Emerson, Lake & Palmer at some point within the next five years.  Please remain posted for the day that we do.

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

[iii] 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.  Sadly, at the time, we failed to promote the music of both Axis Point as well as Roger Chapman’s solo catalog, so we hope to correct those mistakes sometime within the next five years.

[iv] We hope to promote the music of the Outlaws when we begin promoting the music of country artists.  Please remain alert for the day we do as you will enjoy them.

[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.  Sadly, we should have been clairvoyant and presented the music of Marianne Faithful, too.  Perhaps one day we will.

[vi] Not sure as to when we will promote the music of the legendary British band, the Pretty Things, but when we do, you will love them so remain vigilant for the day we do.

[vii] We promoted the music of the James Gang beginning on Saturday, 11-August-2012 through Monday, 27-August-2012.  We did not do the solo discography of Joe Walsh at the time but when we arrive at the Eagles, we most certainly will.

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

[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] In Minneapolis at George Floyd Square today, gunshots began ringing out sending reporters scrambling.  What more proof does one require that these scumbags be thugs?

[xxi] The more I pay attention to the events of January 06, 2021, the more I smell a rat.  One does not have to love Donald Trump to know my party screwed him.  I don’t like the road down which we are traveling.  I didn’t ask for socialism, nor did I ask for communism.  – Chef Roland.

122. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 02, 2022

1945 Wednesday: Once General Helmuth Wielding surrenders all German forces in the Nazi capital, the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin, and the Allies announced the surrender of Nazi troops in Italy and in parts of Austria. Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery (May 12, 1941, to May 02, 1945) Martin Bormann dies while attempting to escape the Soviet destruction of the Nazi capital.

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122. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 02, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Owen Josephus Roberts and James F. Byrnes; U.S. Secretaries of State James Madison and James F. Byrnes; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Canfield Spencer; FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover; Martin Bormann- Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery; Foreigner featuring Lou Gramm, Jethro Tull featuring John Glascock, the Kinks featuring Bob Henrit, Sly & the Family Stone featuring Vet Stone, Steppenwolf featuring Goldy McJohn, Stone Temple Pilots featuring John Gutt, and Utopia featuring Doug Howard:

  1. 1497 Sunday: John Cabot departs Europe for North America.
  2. 1519 Friday: Artist Leonardo da Vinci died at Cloux, France, at age 67.
  3. 1536 Saturday: England’s King Henry VIII accuses Anne Boleyn of adultery; seventeen days later, the executioner lopped off her head.
  4. 1670 Friday: England’s King Charles II chartered the Hudson Bay Company on this date.
  5. 1703 Wednesday: Portugal signs a treaty with England to become a great covenant.
  6. 1776 Thursday: France and Spain agree to give arms to the American rebels.
  7. 1801 Saturday: The 5th U.S. Secretary of State James Madison took his post on this date.  In this capacity, he served from today until March 03, 1809, under President Thomas Jefferson.  From here, he would move up the ladder.
  8. 1833 Thursday: Czar Nicholas I of Russia bans public sale of serfs.
  9. 1844 Thursday: The 16th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury James Canfield Spencer left office on this date.  First a Democratic-Republican and then a Whig, he served under President John Tyler from March 08, 1843, until today.
  10. 1863 Saturday: During the Civil War, a Confederate sentry accidentally shot and wounded Confederate General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson at Chancellorsville; he died eight days later.
  11. 1865 Tuesday: President Andrew Johnson offers $100,000 reward for the capture of fugitive Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
  12. 1875 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the future 74th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Owen Josephus Roberts is born.  A Republican, President Herbert Hoover would nominate Roberts to fill Associate Justice Edward Sanford’s seat.  He would serve from 05-20-1930 to 07-31-1945.
  13. 1882 Tuesday: In Charleston, South Carolina, future 81st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James F. Byrnes is born.  A Democrat, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt would nominate Byrnes to fill Associate Justice James McReynold’s seat.  Byrnes would serve from 06-25-1941 to 10-03-1942.  He also served as the nation’s 49th U.S. Secretary of State doing so under President Harry S. Truman. In this capacity, he would serve from 07-03-1945 to 01-21-1947.
  14. 1885 Saturday: Publishers released the first edition of “Good Housekeeping” magazine.
  15. 1887 Monday: Hannibal W. Goodwin applied for a patent for his celluloid photographic film on this date, film from which projectionists show motion pictures.
  16. 1890 Friday: The federal government organized the Oklahoma Territory on this date.
  17. 1902 Friday: The first science fiction film, “A Trip to the Moon,” hits theaters on this date.
  18. 1908 Saturday: The original version of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” with music by Albert Von Tilzer and lyrics by Jack Norworth, undergoes first publication by Von Tilzer’s York Music Co.
  19. 1915 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues during the Second Battle of Ypres with attack, counterattack, and attack again, thrown off, reignited, and relaunched with a horrendous death toll on both sides.  Elsewhere, the Turks show the Allies a thing or two by rounding up French and British citizens interned in their country and sending them into No-Man’s Land to stymie British assaults.  Wow.
  20. 1916 Tuesday: President Woodrow Wilson signs the first act against illegal drugs, the Harrison Drug Act.  Elsewhere, Germany agrees with a British proposal to send POWs to Switzerland as neither side can really care for them.  Off they go…
  21. 1917 Wednesday: Ottoman Turk leader Talaat Pasha visits his ally, Kaiser Wilhelm II in Berlin to discuss conduct of the war.  He will eventually have to seek exile in post-World War I Germany as he will be a wanted criminal due to the Armenian Genocide.
  22. 1918 Thursday: Communists relocate the toppled Czar and his family to the Urals, so he and they are beyond the rescue of White forces.  Meanwhile, the Ottomans are launching all-out assaults against British positions in Palestine.
  23. 1926 Sunday: Due to rising turmoil in the Central American nation of Nicaragua, U.S. Marines intervene to protect American interests.  Meanwhile in India, women gained the right to seek elected office.  
  24. 1927 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court’s “Buck v. Bell” ruling on this date permits forced sterilization of “unfits” by state authorities where the law permits such surgeries for ‘eugenic reasons.’
  25. 1932 Monday: Jack Benny launched his first radio show on NBC Radio on this date.
  26. 1933 Tuesday: In Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler bans labor unions.
  27. 1934 Wednesday: Nazi Germany begins its infamous “People’s Courts.”
  28. 1936 Saturday: “Peter and the Wolf,” a symphonic tale for children by Sergei Prokofiev, had its world premiere in Moscow.  Meanwhile, Abyssinian Emperor Haile Selassie and his family flee the country ahead of attacking Italian troops.
  29. 1939 Tuesday: Lou Gehrig set a major league baseball record when he played in his 2,130th game.  His streak commenced on June 1, 1925.
  30. 1940 Thursday: The Allies continue evacuating Norway.  Meanwhile, the date to invade France and Belgium is set for May 01.   
  31. 1941 Friday: In Nazi Germany, Martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler’s deputy.  Meanwhile, the Federal Communications Commission agreed to let regular scheduling of TV broadcasts by commercial TV stations to begin on July 01, 1941.  This would be the start of network television.  Elsewhere, General Mills began shipping its new cereal “Cheerioats,” to six test markets.  They later renamed it “Cheerios.”   
  32. 1941 Friday A: Meanwhile, fighting in Iraq continues.  One thing the Iraqis did not count on nor have themselves are airplanes.  The Brits have a squadron of obsolescent World War I era airplanes and put them to effective use lighting up the pro-Axis Iraqis.  Britain continues landing troops in Basra on the Persian Gulf which causes the population to rise up and attack the invaders.
  33. 1942 Saturday: Japanese troops occupy Mandalay, Burma.  Elsewhere, fighting continues on Mindanao in the southern Philippines as the Japanese continue trying to dislodge the U.S. and Filipino defenders.   Meanwhile, the Battle of the Coral Sea is brewing as the Japanese navy continues building up its warships for the attack on Port Moresby.  The Americans, however, have cracked their naval codes, and are building forces of their own.
  34. 1943 Sunday: German bombers conduct operations to lay mines in the Thames Estuary and along the British coastline.  Shipping already is precarious off the eastern coast of England, and this will make it even more challenging.
  35. 1944 Tuesday: Future drummer with Argent[i] and the Kinks[ii], Bob Henrit, is born in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Fascist Spain- like other undeclared allies of the Axis- Turkey and Portugal among the most notable- have been pressured by the Allies to turn their backs on the Nazis and begin cutting supplies of tungsten ore which is important for ammunition and shells.  El Caudillo Francisco Franco will bow to the Allies’ request but will drag his feet for as long as he can.  Portugal and Turkey also supply the Axis with essential minerals but will begin tapering the amounts.
  36. 1945 Wednesday: Once General Helmuth Wielding surrenders all German forces in the Nazi capital, the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin, and the Allies announced the surrender of Nazi troops in Italy and in parts of Austria.  Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery (05-12-1941 to 05-02-1945) Martin Bormann dies while attempting to escape the Soviet destruction of the Nazi capital.  Meanwhile, Goldy McJohn, famed keyboardist with the rock band, Steppenwolf[iii], was born on this date in Toronto, Canada.
  37. 1946 Thursday: At the Federal penitentiary on Alcatraz Island, the “Battle of Alcatraz” erupts as inmates launch a revolt that leads to the deaths of three inmates and two correctional guards before additional reinforcements quell the uprising two days later.
  38. 1950 Tuesday: Lou Gramm, future lead singer with the British-American rock band, Foreigner[iv], was born on this date in Rochester, N.Y.  Meanwhile, future vocalist with the San Francisco funk-soul band, Sly and the Family Stone[v], Vet Stone, was born in Vallejo, California, on this date.
  39. 1951 Wednesday: Future bassist/vocalist with the British rock band, Jethro Tull[vi] 1975-1979—John Glascock—was born in Islington, England, on this date.
  40. 1952 Friday: The era of commercial jet passenger service began as a BOAC de Havilland Comet carrying 36 passengers took off on a multi-stop flight from London to Johannesburg, South Africa.  
  41. 1953 Saturday: In Jordan, the British install Hussein I as king; in Iraq, they install Feisal II.
  42. 1954 Sunday: Heavy rain is returning to Dien Bien Phu which hampers air drops.  However, the French command in Hanoi- even though they know the battle most likely is lost- manage to get in more than 100 additional troops to help defend the camp and to prolong the battle so that Operation Condor might have a chance to succeed.  Many of the reinforcements are coming straight from jump school and are being sent into a fight the French now know they cannot win.  No matter how many additional troops they can get into Dien Bien Phu, the communists are able to scrape up more- even if they are 14-year-old, 15-year-old, and 16-year-old kids.  Send in enough cannon fodder and they think they can win.  Evil.[vii]
  43. 1956 Wednesday: In Englewood, N.J., future bassist/vocalist with Todd Rundgren’s Utopia- Doug Howard- is born.
  44. 1957 Thursday: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, Republican-Wisconsin, died at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland.  Elsewhere, gangster Frank Costello escapes an assassination attempt launched by rival mobsters.
  45. 1963 Thursday: The Children’s Crusade began in Birmingham, Alabama, as more than 1,000 black schoolchildren skipped classes and marched downtown to protest racial segregation; hundreds undergo arrest.  Next day when the marchers took to the streets once more, the authorities unleashed police dogs, and fire hoses on the young protesters, injuring many, and arresting as many as possible.  
  46. 1969 Friday: British liner Queen Elizabeth leaves on her maiden voyage to New York City.
  47. 1970 Saturday: Jockey Diane Crump became the first woman to ride in a Kentucky Derby; she finished 15th aboard Fathom.
  48. 1972 Tuesday: Longtime FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover died in Washington at age 77.  Meanwhile, a fire at the Sunshine silver mine in Kellogg, Idaho, claimed the lives of 91 workers who succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning. 
  49. 1974 Thursday: Former Vice President Spiro T. Agnew suffers disbarment.
  50. 1976 Sunday: In Marine City, Michigan, future vocalist with Stone Temple Pilots from 2017 to the present- John Gutt- is born.
  51. 1982 Sunday: During the Falklands Islands War, the British submarine, HMS Conqueror sinks the Argentine battleship, General Belgrano resulting in at least 350 deaths.  Meanwhile, the Weather Channel made its debut.  Meanwhile, Greg Page (19-0) beats Jimmy Young (30-11-2) in a 12-round unanimous decision to retain the USBA heavyweight boxing title.
  52. 1983 Monday: A 6.7-magnitude earthquake injures 487 people in Coalinga, California.
  53. 1988 Monday: In Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds’ manager, Pete Rose, suffers suspension for 30 days for pushing an umpire.
  54. 1994 Monday: Nelson Mandela claimed victory in the wake of South Africa’s first democratic elections; President F.W. de Klerk acknowledged defeat.
  55. 2003 Friday: Unemployment in the U.S. hits 6-percent for the month of April what with the loss of 48,000 jobs.  
  56. 2004 Sunday: Along the Gaza-Israeli border, Palestinian thugs murder a pregnant Israeli woman and her four daughters before Israeli Defense Forces light ‘em up and leave them dead like the rats they are.  Following this Palestinian-caused barbarity, the Israeli government votes NOT to pull out of the Gaza Strip.  Go in there and get this animalistic scum.   Elsewhere, the Baltimore Sun reports that a government report says that ‘since 2001, secret or private searches in the U.S. are up by since 2001, secret or private searches in the U.S. are up by 85-percent.  Who can blame people with the way the Bush administration has turned the country into a police state?
  57. 2005 Monday: About 50 miles north of Kabul, Afghanistan, something goes awry at a munitions dump.  The place blows up killing dozens of people with no full accounting of how many took a one-way trip to meet with Allah or how many others were left devastated one way or another.  Wow.
  58. 2006 Tuesday: The two art thieves who stole Edvard Much’s “The Scream” and “Madonna” receive sentences of four and eight years in prison today.  Elsewhere, communist president of Bolivia Evo Morales orders the nationalization of the nation’s natural gas industry along with mining and forestry.  LONG LIVE THE PEOPLE (in poverty…)
  59. 2007 Wednesday: Following yesterdays beating of illegal alien lovers during a May Day rally in Los Angeles, California, by the LAPD, outraged Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa orders an immediate investigation as to why the cops beat the snot out of the illegals.  Well, the illegals DON’T belong here so if they weren’t here, they would not have gotten their asses beat.   Elsewhere, President George W. Bush meets with Democrats in Congress so he and the legislative branch can figure out how to fund this never-ending, wholly unnecessary war. 
  60. 2008 Friday: Mildred Loving, a black woman whose challenge to Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling striking down such laws across the United States, died in Milford, Va., at age 68.  Elsewhere, in Seoul, South Korea, thousands of people gather to protest the importation of U.S. beef which they claim is corrupted by Mad Cow Disease.
  61. 2009 Saturday: The United Nations ORDERS- like that means anything- the Israelis to stop evicting Palestinians from East Jerusalem.  Oh, boohoo, boot them out and build housing for your people.   Elsewhere, inside a so-called ‘civilian safe zone,’ Sri Lankan Army troops go on a rampage and kill 91 people and wound another 87.  Not sure as to WHY they did what they did but they did it well.
  62. 2010 Sunday: The European Union and International Monetary Fund present Greece with 120 billion Euro bailout packages, to help rid them of their sovereign debt.   Elsewhere, following the bombing of the Mogadishu mosque yesterday, the death toll rises to 45 and the focus falls on the al-Qaida trash.  Light them up.
  63. 2011 Monday: As the news continues to spread about whacking Osama bin Laden, tens of thousands of people gather at Ground Zero in New York City as well as in other places around the country to celebrate the death of this terrorist POS.  The world also learns that in accordance with Islamic law, U.S. military authorities buried him via a sea burial in the Indian Ocean so that a burial site on land would not become a terrorist shrine.  The Allies did the same thing with the Nazis executed at Nuremburg.  They were cremated and went into a river.
  64. 2012 Wednesday: 2012 U.S. presidential candidate Newt Gingrich suspends his campaign for the Republican nomination.   Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives in Beijing for high-level talks with her opposites as well as find ways to line her and her hubby Bill’s pockets with Chi-Com cash.  While on site, she meets with blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng. 
  65. 2013 Thursday: Conservationists determine poachers killed the last known rhinoceroses in Mozambique; these poachers worked with game rangers responsible for protecting them.  Meanwhile, a North Korean court sentences American Kenneth Bae to 15 years of hard labor for committing criminal acts against the regime.  Yeah, right.  The Obama administration begs for amnesty.
  66. 2014 Friday: According to Brainy History, Apple and Samsung achieved mixed victory in a patent suit settlement; Samsung will owe Apple about $120 million, and Apple will owe Samsung about $158,000; the court found both parties to have infringed on each other’s patents.  Elsewhere, fighting continues in eastern Ukraine as the Ukrainians claim they have killed numerous Russians and destroyed assets although two Ukrainian helicopters were reportedly shot down.   In the city of Odessa, Ukrainians are going after Russians with a vengeance.  Get those SOBS.
  67. 2015 Saturday: In a boxing match that shattered financial records for the sport, Floyd Mayweather Jr. beats Manny Pacquiao on points in 12 rounds in the world unification welterweight title bout.  What a fight.  Congratulations to Mr. Mayweather.   Elsewhere, as the Nigerian military continues fighting through the Sambisa Forest, the government announces that another 234 women and girls have been rescued from the clutches of the Islamist group, Boko Haram.
  68. 2016 Monday: The ‘religion of peace’ is on the move yet again, this time in Baghdad, Iraq, where three separate bombings claim the lives of at least 14 poor souls including a number of Shiite pilgrims while the Syrian Army takes up positions around its prison in the city of Hama where violent prisoners have overthrown the prison staff and are holding them as hostages.  What will President Bashar al-Assad do?  We think he’ll employ poison gas inside the prison killing all of them (and the guards).   
  69. 2016 Monday A: Elsewhere, the Catholic Church in the Philippines urges its followers to reject Roderigo Duterte who seems to be little more than a whack job.  Down in Venezuela, El Presidente Nicolas Maduro orders clocks in his nation to be moved forward by half-an-hour since the country is facing a major electricity shortage and that somehow moving the clocks up by 30 minutes will alleviate the suffering of the people.  YOU know what will alleviate their suffering?  Your fat neck dangling from a noose in the center of Caracas.  POS communist.
  70. 2017 Tuesday: Still angry from yesterday’s provocative overflight of the Korean Peninsula by two U.S. B-1B heavy bombers, Kim Jong Un warns the world that due to President Donald J. Trump’s belligerent stance against the peaceful Democratic Republic of North Korea, the military is going to accelerate its nuclear weapons programs and ‘could test a nuke at any time’ so there.  Elsewhere, the Los Angeles Times reports that Venezuelan thug dictator Nicolas Maduro is going to ‘draft a new constitution’ seeing as how violent mobs are protesting his regime in the streets.
  71. 2018 Wednesday: Disaster befalls romaine lettuce in Yuma, Arizona, as a massive e. coli outbreak sickens at least 121 people across 25 states killing one in the process.  Grocery stores around the country put out immediate recalls and stop-sales on all romaine lettuces, fresh and packaged, coming out of the region.   Elsewhere, as a show of good faith, ahead of the summit between President Donald J. Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, the North Koreans release the last three American detainees they have been keeping as a potential future trump card.
  72. 2019 Thursday: Iowa passes one of the strictest abortion bans saying ‘can’t happen’ after the detection of a fetal heartbeat.  Good for them.   Elsewhere, Senator Michael Bennet, D-CO, says he is in the running for the 2020 presidential nomination of his party.  No one cares.  Meanwhile, Facebook and Instagram ban several big names from its site for spreading violence and hate.  Among the folks bumped off the sites are Alex Jones, the Reverend Louis Farrakhan, David Duke, Milo Yiannopoulos, and several others.  We shall see.
  73. 2020 Saturday: After California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom orders ONLY the beaches of Orange County closed, the sheriff of the county says, ‘he will not enforce the order.’  Meanwhile, on the COVID-19- Wuhan Flu front- confirmed global cases are 3,424,254; confirmed deaths sit at 243,674; and confirmed recoveries are 1,092,715.  In the United States, the Kung Flu Virus Crisis- given us by the communist Chinese- is thus: confirmed cases sit at 1,157,782, confirmed deaths at 67,046, and confirmed recoveries are 150,934.  Meanwhile, the communist Chinese claim the following numbers (let’s see if they have changed): confirmed cases: 88,423; confirmed deaths: 4,633; and confirmed recoveries: 81,785!  Which is almost the same as one week ago, lying scumbags.  Around the United States, more states continue reopening and no upticks in the Coronavirus Crisis are seen so to all authoritarian governors out there, you better lighten up.  (It is interesting to note that Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is still whining about ‘Confederate and swastika flags being seen at protests but every piece of film we have looked at, those flags are nowhere to behold.  ANTIFA- do your job, go to Michigan, and protest this b***h).
  74. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 153,467,379 confirmed cases, +667,534, 3,215,537  confirmed deaths, +9,349, and 131,436,594 confirmed recoveries, +71,306.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,178,844 confirmed cases, UP 29,104 from yesterday’s reporting, 591,056 confirmed deaths, UP 306,[viii] and 25,777,864 confirmed recoveries, UP 45,866.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix] 
  75. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 276,388 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 281.6 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,812 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 185,586 deaths. 
  76. 2021 Sunday 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: 3,745,332 confirmed cases, 61,920 confirmed deaths, and 1,993,102 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,242,778 confirmed cases, 35,269 confirmed deaths, and 1,805,359 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,580 confirmed cases, 483 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 406,908 confirmed cases, 5,563 confirmed deaths, and 191,652 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Alaska, a once reliable DEEP RED state before the Democratic-Socialists corrupted it: they have 65,409 confirmed cases, 341 confirmed deaths, and 56,476 confirmed recoveries.[x]   Meanwhile, Governor Brian Kemp, R-GA, is lifting ALL remaining COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions.
  77. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,554 confirmed cases, 6,366 confirmed deaths, and 830,878 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Honduras, overloaded with way too many illegal aliens seeking asylum under Joe Biden: 213,167 cases of the virus, 5,318 confirmed deaths and 78,806 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  78. 2021 Sunday D:  Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,874.85, DOWN 185.51 points (-0.54%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,962.98, DOWN 119.86 points (-0.85%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,181.17, DOWN 30.30 points (-0.72%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.49 per barrel, -0.09 (-0.14%).  The price of GOLD is $1,768.80 per troy oz., +1.10 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $25.92 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.24%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,203.90 per troy oz, -1.30 (-0.11%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, -0.01 (-0.27%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,934.50 per troy oz, -17.48 (-0.59%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,500.00 per troy oz., +150.00 (+0.51%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.21.     In Mozambican Metical, one greenback equals 57.02 and in Myanmar Kyat, a buck equals 1,550.00 and in Nicaraguan Córdoba, one dollar equals 34.85 of theirs.[xv]  
  79. 2021 Sunday 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 $4.040 per gallon, $2.780 in Florida, $3.790 in Hawaii, and $3.471 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- New Hampshire: $2.766.  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 seventh lowest gasoline price in the world- Nigeria: $1.591 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,240,289,802,772 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.  In other business news, Berkshire-Hathaway bigwig Warren Buffet is celebrating 1st quarter earnings in 2021 of $11.7 billion.  He also is warning investors NOT to gamble on stocks.   Meanwhile, in other economic news that will trash the U.S. economy, Joe Biden is QUIETLY preparing a massive increase in Food Stamps, even higher than the one his former (well, could still be the current) boss, Barack Hussein Obama had and without going via the U.S. Congress.  Yet another unilateral move that will see millions of dollars going to illegal aliens.
  80. 2021 Sunday F: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Kansas City, Missouri- 71-year-old Joseph Naumann told Newsmax TV that ‘it’s wrong for Joe Biden to use his Catholic ‘faith’ because it misguides Catholic listeners.’  Look, WE believe (and I’m a Jew- Mo) that the Roman Catholic Church should excommunicate Joe Biden and other scurrilous, reprobate Catholics such as House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the decrepit nonagenarian because she like he are big PROPONENTS of the Pro-Death Movement and NOT because they believe women have a right to control their own bodies but because they make money off it via campaign contributions.
  81. 2021 Sunday G: Political News I– Like Senator Mitt Romney, RINO-UT, Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, is having a challenging time within her party for being the neo-lib that she is by going against President Donald J. Trump.  She is expected to be removed from GOP leadership by June at the latest.   Next former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, says that ‘Lockheed-Martin possesses UFO wreckage. This is getting better all the time.   We are looking forward to the upcoming UFO report next month- if the feds actually release it.  Elsewhere, the runoff for the U.S. House seat in Texas 6th congressional district is between two Republicans: Susan Wright (19.2%), backed by President Donald J. Trump and Jake Ellzey (13.8%), which has the Democrats sobbing gobs of tears as they genuinely thought they were going to propel third-place runner-up Jana Lynne Sanchez (13.4%) into the House to help a beleaguered “Mumbles” Pelosi.  
  82. 2021 Sunday H: Political News II– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, continues sharing his views on Afghanistan and says we must withdraw from the country NOW.  We concur wholeheartedly and think we should have been out of there before President George W. Bush left office (and should never have gone into Iraq).  Since going to that forlorn country, Senator Paul says we have blown $825 billion to 1 trillion building roads and schools, protecting women, and doing other non-war-fighting jobs at great cost to our country in resources and human lives.  (Note- I said yesterday that the Democrats and Neocons are seeking a “Gulf of Tonkin Incident” so they can keep forces in that s—hole country in perpetuity and to continue reaping the wealth from the Military-Industrial-Political Complex- Mo).
  83. 2021 Sunday I: Political News III– The family of the late Ashli Babbitt is suing the Capitol Hill Police Department for her murder on January 06, 2021.  We still don’t know who fired the fatal shot (but we are learning more about the officer by the day.  We believe her killing was preordained that the House speaker- in control of the Capitol Hill Police Department- wanted to make sure someone lost their life in this FALSE FLAG OPERATION)- Mo).   Elsewhere, the U.S. State Department has announced that there is “NO TRUTH” regarding a prisoner swap with the Iranians.   Meanwhile, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, says he remains hopeful on police reform occurring in the U.S. Senate.  Finally, Senator John Barrasso, R-WY, says of Joe Biden’s $2.1 trillion infrastructure bill that it’s ‘like someone with a new credit card.’   Finally, famed economic adviser Larry Kudlow says Joe Biden’s BIG GOVERNMENT PUSH is destabilizing and bad for the United States.’
  84. 2021 Sunday J: Foreign News / Overseas News– Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is warning of a “U.S.-communist China Armageddon.”  Amen, Mr. Secretary, amen.   Next, Kim Jong Un warns the U.S. of GRAVE CONSEQUENCES over Joe Biden’s mumbling, stumbling speech the other day on the 99th day of his regime before a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress.   Elsewhere, British Prime Minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson is being forced to answer for his personal spending.  Oooh, BoJo could be going down.  Meanwhile, riotous soccer fans stormed Manchester United’s field over the U.S.-based owners proposing the ‘Super Soccer League’ that would feature only elite teams and would be a power grab by wealthy billionaires.   Finally, a Cuban dissident’s hunger strike is challenging the communist regime. 
  85. 2021 Sunday K: Miscellaneous News I– Yesterday, the Empire State Building celebrated its 90th birthday.  Next, SpaceX’s Dragon Capsule returned four astronauts back from the International Space Station in the first nighttime landing in the Gulf of Mexico since the Apollo missions.  Elsewhere, “Kooky Kamala” Harris has another job (not that she shows up for any of them): she is now going to be the head of the National Space Council.
  86. 2022 Monday: Stick around…

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Formed in the late 1950s as the Hawks, the group that would come to be known as the Band evolved in 1967.  Featuring four Canadians and one American, the band erupted onto the stage with their first album, “Music from the Big Pink,” (July 01, 1968).  In some ways, the band was a throwback in that having performed with Bob Dylan for a lengthy time, they combined elements of acoustic folks with rock and roll with the music of the prairies, the back-hills, and other American-Canadian forms in an extremely alluring package of sound.  The band features Rick Danko (bass, vocals, and fiddle), Robbie Robertson (guitars and vocals), Levon Helm (drums, percussion, vocals, mandolins, and tambourines), Richard Manuel (pianos, organs, and vocals), and Garth Hudson (keyboards and saxophones).  Their first album touched the souls of many and put them on a path to stardom, one that would take them to Woodstock in 1969 and beyond.  One of the big hits was “The Weight.”  What we have here is the 50th anniversary edition of this celebrated album, “Music from Big Pink 50th Anniversary Edition,” a beefed-up effort featuring all manner of additional gems for your listening pleasure.  The album came out on January 01, 2018.  We hope you will seek this album out and consider adding it to your growing collection of nothing but the absolute best in rock music.  You will be glad you did, of that, we guarantee.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We presented the music of the Kinks, as well as of Ray and Dave Davies, beginning on Monday, 22-December-2014 through Sunday, 15-March-2015.  We hope you will check out the music of this original British invasion band as they are as relevant today as they were more than 50 years ago.  Sure beats the hell out of Maroon Five.

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

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

[v] We hope to present the music of Sly & the Family Stone within the next decade or so.  Please stay tuned for further information

[vi] We expect to do the music of Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, Ian Anderson, and Paris sometime in the next 5-6 years.  We hope you will still be with us

[vii] As is the norm, we visit Martin Windrow’s amazing book, “The Last Valley,” De Capo Press (2006) as well as Time-Life Books for relevant information on this critical fight against communism.

[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.

104. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2022

Friends, we understand that the left can say whatever they want about whomever they want. However, they persecute us for making light of all manner of things, lampooning bigwig politicians, or criticizing drastic social changes. Well, we will do our best to clean things up and put our critics at ease. What the hell.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 217

104. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2022:

Holy Thursday

U.S. Attorneys General Levi Lincoln Sr. and Henry D. Gilpin; U.S. Treasury Secretary George M. Bibb; Curved Air featuring Sonja Kristina, Deep Purple featuring Richie Blackmore, the Pretenders featuring Pete Farndon, and Supertramp featuring Keith Baker:

  1. 193 Sunday: Lucius Septimius Severus becomes the emperor of Rome on this date.
  2. 911 Tuesday: The 119th Roman Catholic Pope Sergius III ended his time as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He first picked up his Holy Cross on January 29, 904, and over the course of the next seven years and 75 days shepherded his flock on its journey to commune with Christ.  His replacement- the 120th Roman Catholic Pontiff Anastasius III- assumed the Papal throne on this date.  He would guide his global flock until June 913.
  3. 1775 Friday: The first American Society for the Abolition of Slavery formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  4. 1777 Monday: New York adopted a new constitution as an independent state.
  5. 1792 Saturday: France declares war on Austria, which begins the French Revolutionary Wars.
  6. 1799 Sunday: Napoleon Bonaparte declares, “Jerusalem should be for the Jews.”  Jews celebrate and Muslims run amok.
  7. 1801 Tuesday: In Lancaster, Britain, future 14th U.S. Attorney General Henry D. Gilpin is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Martin Van Buren from January 11, 1840, to March 04, 1841.
  8. 1809 Friday: At the Battle of Ebensburg, Austria, Napoleon defeats the Austrian army.
  9. 1814 Thursday: Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated his throne and suffered banishment at the hands of the Allied victors to the Island of Elba.  
  10. 1820 Friday: In Worcester, Massachusetts, the 4th U.S. Attorney General Levi Lincoln Sr. died at age 70.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President Thomas Jefferson from March 05,1801 to March 05, 1805.
  11. 1828 Monday: The first edition of Noah Webster’s “American Dictionary of the English Language” undergoes publication.
  12. 1836 Thursday: The U.S. Congress created the Wisconsin Territory.
  13. 1853 Thursday: Harriet Tubman begins the Underground Railway with the purpose of helping move slaves from the South to refuge in the North.
  14. 1859 Thursday: In Georgetown, Washington, D.C., the nation’s 17th U.S. Treasury Secretary George M. Bibb died at age 82.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents John Tyler and James K. Polk from July 04, 1844, to March 07, 1845.
  15. 1860 Saturday: The first Pony Express rider arrived in San Francisco with mail originating in St. Joseph, Mo.
  16. 1861 Sunday: The Federals surrender Ft. Sumter to the Confederates.
  17. 1865 Friday: John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln during a performance of “Our American Cousin” at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C.
  18. 1902 Monday: James Cash Penney opened his first store, “The Golden Rule,” in Kemmerer, Wyoming.
  19. 1910 Thursday: President William Howard Taft became the first U.S. chief executive to throw the ceremonial first pitch at a baseball game as the Washington Senators beat the Philadelphia Athletics 3-0.
  20. 1912 Sunday: The British luxury liner, RMS Titanic, collided with an iceberg in the North Atlantic at 11:40 p.m. ship’s time and began sinking.  The ship went down approximately two hours and forty minutes later with the loss of 1,514 lives.
  21. 1915 Wednesday: The Ottoman Empire’s army invaded Armenia on this date, which would lead to the Armenian Genocide.
  22. 1918 Sunday: The U.S. First Aero Squadron engaged in America’s first aerial dogfight with enemy aircraft over Toul, France.
  23. 1925 Tuesday: WGN in Chicago became the first radio station to broadcast a regular-season Major League Baseball game when it presented the Chicago Cubs beating the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates by a final score of 8-2.
  24. 1931 Tuesday: King Alfonso of Spain went into exile, and the leftists proclaim the Second Spanish Republic on this date.   This of course was the name for their new Spanish regime, one that would have to be destroyed by Nationalists under the command of El Caudillo Francisco Franco.
  25. 1935 Sunday: The “Black Sunday” dust storm descended upon the Central Plains, turnin