123. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 03, 2021

FF. 1954 Monday: Fighting continues at Dien Bien Phu. At Isabelle, French Foreign Legionnaires send out combat patrols to clear communist approach trenches ringing them on all sides. Fighting is fierce in the style of World War I with hand grenades, knives, rifle butts, and brass knuckles. Once again, the communists are driven away, the Foreign Legionnaires bring in captured weapons to augment what they have left. In the main camp, officers are going through the hospital seeking anyone who can load or fire a weapon to return to duty in defense of the camp. The walking wounded pick up arms and head back to the fight. It is US or it is THEM and when it comes to communists, the only good communists are dead communists.

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123. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 03, 2021:

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

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U.S. Secretary of War James McHenry; U.S. Senators Jim Risch and Ron “Raisin Face” Wyden; Ten Years After featuring Joe Gooch, and the Troggs featuring Peter Staples:

  1. 1455 Thursday: Spanish Jews begin an exodus out of Spain.
  2. 1494 Thursday: Christopher Columbus discovers the island of Jamaica; he calls it “St. Iago.”
  3. 1515 Monday: In the Persian Gulf, a Portuguese fleet occupies Hormuz.
  4. 1791 Tuesday: Poland adopted a national constitution.
  5. 1802 Monday: Washington, D.C. underwent incorporation as a city on this date in history.
  6. 1816 Friday: In Baltimore, Maryland, the 3rd U.S. Secretary of War James McHenry, died.  A Federalist, he served under Presidents George Washington, and John Adams from 01-27-1796 to 05-13-1800.
  7. 1845 Saturday: The first black lawyer in the United States, Macon B. Allen, wins admittance to the bar.
  8. 1846 Sunday: A Mexican army surrounds the Alamo in preparation of storming it and capturing or killing its American defenders.
  9. 1861 Friday: President Abraham Lincoln calls for 42,000 volunteers for the U.S. Army and another 18,000 seamen and Marines.
  10. 1863 Sunday: During the American Civil War, the Battle of Chancellorsville takes place – a beaten Union Army withdraws from the battlefield.
  11. 1913 Saturday: Clorox had its beginnings as five entrepreneurs agreed to set up a liquid bleach factory in Oakland, California.  Elsewhere, playwright William Inge was born in Independence, Kansas.
  12. 1915 Monday: During World War I, the Second Battle of Ypres continues to rage.  Gains are made by both sides and then are lost.  On the Eastern Front, the Germans continue pushing the Russians back in heavy fighting in the Baltic while the Austro-Hungarians continue their assault through western Poland and in the Carpathians.  Russians are suffering heavy losses.
  13. 1916 Wednesday: The British executed Irish nationalists Padraic Pearse, Thomas Clarke, and Thomas MacDonagh by firing squad for their part in the Easter Rising.  Thirteen others also went to the firing squad for their part in the aborted uprising.  In France, fighting around Verdun continues with Germans and French gaining ground and then being pushed back.  Fighting is savage and at close quarters.  Elsewhere, in German East Afrika, the Belgian colonial troops are making headway against their German counterparts.
  14. 1917 Thursday: On the Western Front, heavy fighting continues in France as the Allies and Germans continue hammering one another.  Both sides are suffering the effects of short rations and lengthy periods of combat exposure without rest.  How long can the war continue?
  15. 1918 Friday: In Finland, German and Finn forces are able to encircle and defeat the Reds in the southwestern portion of that country.  In Transjordan, the British are surprised by stiffening Ottoman Turk attacks and are forced to retreat.
  16. 1921 Tuesday: West Virginia imposes the first state sales tax.
  17. 1926 Monday: Nine months after leaving the Central American nation of Nicaragua, U.S. Marines return and remain in country until 1933 to ensure peace.
  18. 1927 Tuesday: Francis E.J. Wilde of Meadowmere Park, N.Y., patented the electric sign flasher on this date.
  19. 1933 Wednesday: Nellie T. Ross became the first female director of the U.S. Mint.
  20. 1937 Monday: Margaret Mitchell won a Pulitzer Prize for “Gone with the Wind.”
  21. 1938 Tuesday: The Vatican recognizes the Spanish government of Generalissimo Francisco Franco.  Franco is after all fighting against communists and anti-Roman Catholic Church Marxist thugs. 
  22. 1940 Friday: Sadly, Free Poles begin landing in Norway to help the Allies but the Allies are beginning to evacuate the country. 
  23. 1941 Saturday: The fight to liberate Ethiopia from the Fascist Italians continues as Allied forces conduct attacks in the hill country surrounding the road to Addis Ababa.  Elsewhere, the Iraqis are feeling the brunt of British anger as British forces continue launching attacks against Iraqi troops while British warplanes attack Iraqi airfields.
  24. 1942 Sunday: The Nazis require all Dutch Jews to wear the yellow Star of David.  Elsewhere, the fight for the Philippines is in the final stages as Japanese power simply is too strong.  However, a guerilla war is brewing as U.S. and Filipino troops who can get away are taking to the forested hills to fight another day.
  25. 1943 Monday: Pulitzer Prizes were awarded to Thornton Wilder for his play, “The Skin of our Teeth” and Upton Sinclair for “Dragon’s Teeth.”  Meanwhile, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, future U.S. Senator Jim Risch is born.  A Republican, he would represent Idaho, entering on January 03, 2009.  Elsewhere, fighting between the Allies and the Afrika Korps in Tunisia continues.  The Allies make gains but the Axis troops retire to another hastily-fortified line to continue the fight.
  26. 1944 Wednesday: Meat-rationing ends in the U.S. during World War II.  Meanwhile, in England, future bassist with the rock band, the Troggs[i]—Peter Staples—is born.
  27. 1945 Thursday: U.S. authorities make a big seizure in Germany during World War II, coming up with German physicist, Werner Heisenberg.
  28. 1947 Saturday: After being a fascist nation for several decades, Japan forms a new constitutional democracy on this date.
  29. 1948 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that covenants prohibiting the sale of real estate to blacks or members of other racial groups were legally unenforceable.
  30. 1949 Tuesday: In Wichita, Kansas, future U.S. Senator Ron “Raisin Face” Wyden is born.  A future Democrat, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on February 05, 1996 representing the state of Oregon. 
  31. 1952 Saturday: For the first time, CBS televised the Kentucky Derby nationally; the winner was Hill Gail.  Elsewhere, for the first time in history, an airplane landed at the geographic North Pole.
  32. 1954 Monday: Fighting continues at Dien Bien Phu.  At Isabelle, French Foreign Legionnaires send out combat patrols to clear communist approach trenches ringing them on all sides.  Fighting is fierce in the style of World War I with hand grenades, knives, rifle butts, and brass knuckles.  Once again, the communists are driven away, the Foreign Legionnaires bring in captured weapons to augment what they have left.  In the main camp, officers are going through the hospital seeking anyone who can load or fire a weapon to return to duty in defense of the camp.  The walking wounded pick up arms and head back to the fight.  It is US or it is THEM and when it comes to communists, the only good communists are dead communists.   To the west of the main camp at the Claudines, the Viet Minh gunners are hitting them with loads of artillery rounds as an attack is coming there.  The defenders are in trenches in water that is waist-deep.  Not good. [ii]
  33. 1970 Sunday: In the 24th NBA Finals, the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 4 games to 3.
  34. 1971 Monday: The National Public Radio program, “All Things Considered” made its debut.  Meanwhile, Erich Honecker succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader.
  35. 1973 Thursday: Construction workers topped Chicago’s 110-story Sears Tower (now the Willis Tower) after two years of construction, which made it the world’s tallest building for the next 25 years.
  36. 1977 Tuesday: The guitarist who would take the place of famed guitarist, Alvin Lee in the British rock band, Ten Years After[iii]—Joe Gooch—is born on this date in Highbury, London, England.  He would perform with the band from 2004 to 2014.
  37. 1978 Wednesday: A marketing executive for the Digital Equipment Corporation of Maynard, Massachusetts, Gary Thuerk, created spam email on this date as he transmitted an unsolicited sales pitch for a new line of computers to 400 prospective customers on ARPANET, a precursor to the Internet; the stunt generated some business as well as complaints.
  38. 1979 Thursday: Fellow Conservative Party members chose their leader Margaret Thatcher to become Britain’s first female prime minister as the Tories ousted the incumbent Labor government in parliamentary elections.
  39. 1984 Thursday: Michael Dell founded Dell Computer Corp., while a student at the University of Texas in Austin.
  40. 1986 Saturday: In NASA’s first post-Challenger launch, an unmanned Delta rocket lost power in its main engine shortly after liftoff, forcing safety officers to destroy it by remote control.
  41. 1988 Tuesday: The White House acknowledged that first lady Nancy Reagan had used astrological advice to help schedule her husband’s activities.
  42. 1992 Sunday: Five days of rioting and looting ended in Los Angeles.  The riots, in which 53 people died, began after the acquittal of the cops in the beating of motorist Rodney King.
  43. 1999 Monday: Some 70 tornadoes roared across Oklahoma and Kansas, killing 46 people and injuring hundreds.
  44. 2000 Wednesday: Datapoint Corporation- a big computer pioneer- files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protections.
  45. 2003 Saturday: Funny Cide wins the Kentucky Derby.
  46. 2004 Monday: The U.S. military said it had reprimanded seven officers in the abuse of inmates at Baghdad’s notorious Abu Ghraib prison, the first known punishments in the case; two of the officers were relieved of their duties.  Meanwhile, former postmaster general Marvin Runyon died in Nashville at age 79.  Elsewhere, with the price of oil at $38.21 per barrel U.S., oil prices have hit their highest peak since 1990 when Saddam Hussein was the BIG DOG in the Middle East.
  47. 2005 Tuesday: In Iraq, two USMC fighter jets collide leading to the body of pilot recovered but an empty ejector seat from the second craft is discovered but the pilot cannot be located.
  48. 2006 Wednesday: The Nepalese government reaches a deal with Chi-Com-backed Maoist rebels with one of the concessions being they won’t call them a ‘terrorist group’ anymore.  Oh, big news, folks.
  49. 2007 Thursday: In Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, tens of thousands of angry protesters demand that the government of Ehud Barak resign over their botched handling of the 2006 war in Lebanon, one in which, Hamas ground down Israeli forces with a defense in depth.  Not like the good old days…in the old days, the Israelis would launch a blitzkrieg the likes of which, Islamists could not stop but this one did not go as well as others.
  50. 2008 Saturday: Big Brown won the Kentucky Derby by 4.75 lengths.  (Filly Eight Belles finished second and then broke both front ankles, forcing her handlers to euthanize her on the track).  Meanwhile, Guam holds its Democratic Party caucuses today and the BIG WINNER is Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, by SEVEN votes over Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY.
  51. 2009 Sunday: The French Navy operating off the East African Coast scoops up 11 Somali pirates.  Hang ‘em from the yardarm, boys.
  52. 2010 Monday: United and Continental airlines announce that the two American companies will merge, creating the world’s largest airline.  Meanwhile, today is World Press Freedom Day.  Big whoop.
  53. 2011 Tuesday: In Yafran, Libya, thousands risk potential death and starvation after Muammar Gaddafi’s forces shut off water and block food supplies.  Elsewhere, people in the Muslim world take to the streets to commemorate the life and times of the now-dead POS Osama bin Laden, killed in a raid by Seal Team 6.  The U.S. government debates releasing the death photos and then opts against doing so, not wishing to further anger the Muslim world.  It is what it is, people…
  54. 2012 Thursday: Communist Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng telephones the U.S. Congress begging for help in extricating himself and his family from the hands of the Chi-Com thugs in Beijing.   Meanwhile, in the Mexican state of Veracruz, pedestrians come upon four headless bodies, two of whom are later identified as being those of missing journalists.  One must love Mexico (like hell!).
  55. 2013 Friday: Caterpillar, a heavy construction equipment manufacturer, announces plans to lay off 300 additional employees at its Decatur, Illinois facility by July 2013.  Meanwhile, the Syrians and their Iranian backers think they are doing things on the sly in Syria but overnight, Israeli warplanes come in and blow a munitions plant and dump sky-high.  Allah Akbar you motherf***ers!
  56. 2014 Saturday: According to Brainy History, Donald Sterling, L.A. Clippers owner, suffers lifetime banishment after reports of his racist comments; the NBA announces that it will choose a brand-new CEO and other team owners are encouraged to pressure Sterling into selling; many parties have already expressed interest.
  57. 2015 Sunday: According to Brainy History, aid workers announce that they cannot get aid to people suffering from the recent Nepal earthquake due to runway damage at the country’s main airport in Kathmandu, requiring airport closure to large jets; the death toll from the disaster has risen to over 7,000.  Meanwhile, Dr. Ben Carson says he expects to make an announcement in Detroit, Michigan, in which he will declare his candidacy for the 2016 GOP Presidential Nomination.
  58. 2016 Tuesday: Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Republican, suspends his campaign for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination on this date.  Elsewhere, in Hungary, the government announces that it’s going to hold a referendum later in the year over Muslim refugee resettlement.  Like other Eastern European member states of the EU- they have seen their share of Muslims throughout history and are saying, “ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.”  The government suspects the voters will approve the referendum and stop resettlement plans coming from Berlin.
  59. 2017 Wednesday: A NATO convoy navigating the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan, are attacked by suicide bombers.  In the ensuing blast and aftermath, eight civilians are blown to bits while another 28 suffer injuries in varying degrees.  Elsewhere, the government of Puerto Rico files for the largest government bankruptcy in U.S. history on this date.
  60. 2018 Thursday: On this date, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences votes to expel two perverts, Bill Cosby, and Roman Polanski.  Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence postponed his upcoming visit to Brazil so increased effort could be put into the upcoming summit between President Donald J. Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.  Elsewhere, President Trump signs an executive order giving greater freedoms to faith-based initiatives which the Obama-Biden administration did everything to crush.
  61. 2019 Friday: The California state senate passes a bill that is highly unconstitutional, one that would prevent President Donald J. Trump from appearing on either the primary or the November ballot (should he win the nomination) unless he hands his tax records over for scrutiny by his enemies.  This BS bill would not stand. 
  62. 2020 Sunday: Today, global confirmed cases of ‘communist China’s gift to the world,’ COVID-19, aka the Kung Flu, stand at 3,506,729; confirmed deaths stand at 247,470, and recovered cases stand at 1,125,236.  In the United States, confirmed cases are 1,183,633; confirmed deaths rest at 68,276; and confirmed recoveries are 153,204.  Cases in China?  Not going to share them because they never change; such is communism.  Anyhow, President Donald J. Trump does a digital town hall from the Lincoln Memorial with Fox News Channel.  Of course, his Democrat enemies blast him for ‘doing it there.’  “Anywhere else other than the Lincoln Memorial” is what they cry and whine but anywhere Trump would have done it would have met the exact same criticisms.   
  63. 2021 Monday:  Stick around folks…

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Before there was Badfinger, there was the Iveys, a band that formed in Swansea, Wales, and became the first outside band signed to the Beatles’ Apple label.  The group consisted of Pete Ham (lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, and keyboards), Tom Evans (lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar), Ron Griffiths (bass guitar, lead and backing vocals), and Mike Gibbins (drums and percussion, backing and lead vocals).  The group’s first album, “Maybe Tomorrow,” came out on July 04, 1969, and was slated to be issued worldwide; however, for some still unknown reason, it only hit record stores in Japan, West Germany, and Italy which would make this album an expensive collector’s choice once they changed their name from the Iveys to Badfinger and became a massive global phenomenon.  We wholly recommend this album as it’s one for the history books, the start of something amazing as well as extremely tragic which is why we recommend it with as much vigor as we possibly can.   At Amazon.com, you can get the CD for about $20 while on vinyl, it goes for around $200.00.  Seek it out and give it a listen- enjoy. 

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[i] We began promoting the music of the Troggs on Monday, 06-January-2020 and then Google Blogger slammed the door shut on us.  Go figure.  We hope to return to presenting the music of the greatest bands in the world one day so please, remain vigilant for the day that we do.

[ii] Martin Windrow’s “The Last Valley” De Capo Press (2006) is a main source of information on this brave fight against godless communism as is Time-Life Books series on Vietnam. 

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On the Eastern Front, German General von Kleist- commander of Army Group A, has received the go ahead from the Fuhrer to begin the race for Rostov. Other German and Rumanian troops near the city are fighting to keep the Red Army back. Overextended in the fight around Stalingrad, they are having their own problems.

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36. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 05, 2021:

DAY SEVENTEEN OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

National Wear Red Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney; U.S. Senator Ron Wyden; the Atlanta Rhythm Section featuring James B. Cobb, Jr., Guns ‘n’ Roses featuring Duff Kagan, Heavyweight boxing champion Leon Spinks, and Three Dog Night featuring Cory Wells:

  1. 1428 Friday: King Alfonso V of Sicily orders Jews to attend conversion therapy so that they can become good Christians.
  2. 1631 Sunday: The future founder of Rhode Island, Roger Williams, arrives in Boston from England.
  3. 1679 Thursday: German Emperor Leopold I signs peace treaty with France.
  4. 1778 Tuesday: The first state to ratify the Articles of Confederation—South Carolina —does so on this date.
  5. 1783 Monday: Sweden recognized the independence of the United States.
  6. 1811 Monday: George, the Prince of Wales, became Prince Regent on this date due to the mental illness of his father, Britain’s King George III.
  7. 1846 Wednesday: The first newspaper published on west coast of the United States—The Oregon Spectator—commenced publication on this date in Oregon City.
  8. 1858 Thursday: In Morristown, N.J., the 65th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney is born.  President William Howard Taft would nominate his fellow Republican to fill the seat of another Republican Associate Justice John Marshall Harlan.  Pitney would serve from 03-13-1912 to 12-31-1922.
  9. 1861 Monday: Samuel Goodale patented the moving picture peep show machine on this date. 
  10. 1870 Friday: A theater audience in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has the privilege of seeing the first motion picture shown to a public audience on this date.  
  11. 1881 Friday: City founders incorporated the city of Phoenix on this date.
  12. 1885 Wednesday: Leopold II of Belgium established the Congo State as a personal possession.
  13. 1917 Monday: The U.S. Congress passed, over President Woodrow Wilson’s veto, an immigration act severely curtailing the influx of Asians.  Mexico’s constitution underwent adoption on this date.  Some consider the precedent that permitted President Donald J. Trump to implement an Obama-created executive order temporarily banning Muslims from seven jihadi countries.
  14. 1918 Tuesday: During World War I, the Cunard liner SS Tuscania, which was transporting about 2,000 U.S. troops to Europe, was torpedoed by a German U-Boat in the Irish Sea with the loss of more than 200 people.
  15. 1919 Wednesday: Actors/producers Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, D.W. Griffith, and Charles Chaplin incorporated the movie studio, United Artists, on this date.
  16. 1924 Tuesday: People heard the BBC time signals or ‘pips,’ which emanate from Greenwich Observatory every hour for the first time.
  17. 1931 Thursday: Maxine Dunlap became the first licensed female glider pilot on this date.
  18. 1937 Friday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed increasing the number of U.S. Supreme Court justices; the proposal, which failed in Congress, had critics accusing the President of attempting to “pack” the nation’s highest court.
  19. 1940 Monday: Glenn Miller and his orchestra recorded “Tuxedo Junction” for RCA Victor’s Bluebird Label.  Meanwhile, in anticipation of a Nazi move on Norway, Britain and France decide to send expeditionary units there first.
  20. 1941 Wednesday: Future vocalist with the rock group, Three Dog Night[i]— Cory Wells, 1967-76 / 1981-2015—is born in Buffalo, N.Y., on this date.
  21. 1942 Thursday: Near Singapore, the Canadian troopship RMS Empress of Asia goes down after being attacked by Japanese dive bombers.  North of the fortress city of Singapore, Japanese troops continue pushing closer to the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula where in three more days, they will begin their initial crossing of the waters separating the peninsula from the city.  British and Commonwealth troops are in a major pickle as their officers could not believe the Japanese could move as quickly as they did through heavy jungle.
  22. 1943 Friday: The Allies take control of all Libya as they continue pursuing the Afrika Korps into the former Vichy French Tunisia.  On the Eastern Front, German General von Kleist- commander of Army Group A, has received the go ahead from the Fuhrer to begin the race for Rostov.  Other German and Rumanian troops near the city are fighting to keep the Red Army back.  Overextended in the fight around Stalingrad, they are having their own problems.
  23. 1944 Saturday: James B. Cobb, Jr.—future rhythm guitarist/vocalist with the Atlanta Rhythm Section[ii]—is born on this date.  Meanwhile, during World War II, U.S. bombers hammer the Kuril Islands, the northernmost in the Japanese island chain.
  24. 1952 Tuesday:  In New York City, municipal workers installed four signs at 44th and Broadway, which told pedestrians, ‘don’t walk.’
  25. 1953 Thursday: Walt Disney’s animated feature “Peter Pan” hit the movie theaters on this date.
  26. 1958 Wednesday: Gamal Abdel Nasser wins nomination to be the first president of the United Arab Republic.  Meanwhile, Clifton R. Wharton undergoes confirmation by Congress to be ambassador to Romania; Mr. Wharton is black.
  27. 1962 Monday: French President Charles De Gaulle called for Algeria’s independence after fighting a losing war akin to the one they fought in Vietnam.
  28. 1964 Wednesday: In Seattle, Washington, Duff Kagan–bass, backing vocals 1985-1996 / 2016-present with Guns ‘n’ Roses[iii]—is born.
  29. 1967 Sunday: “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour” premiered on CBS-TV on this date.
  30. 1971 Friday: Apollo 14 astronauts Alan Shepherd and Edgar Mitchell stepped out onto the surface of the moon in the first of two lunar expeditions lasting four hours.
  31. 1972 Saturday: Bob Douglas became the first black man elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.
  32. 1973 Monday: A funeral for the last official U.S. soldier killed in the Vietnam War before the Vietnam cease-fire took effect, Lance Colonel William B. Nolde, takes place at Arlington National Cemetery.
  33. 1980 Tuesday: The Egyptian government votes to end boycott of Israel.
  34. 1982 Friday: In protest of martial law imposed by Russia and Poland in Poland, Great Britain imposes economic sanctions upon the USSR and upon the communist government in Warsaw.
  35. 1983 Saturday: Former Nazi Gestapo official Klaus Barbie, expelled from Bolivia, arrives in Lyon, France, to stand trial.  He was convicted of war crimes, sentenced to life in prison, and died there in 1991).
  36. 1987 Thursday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 2,200 points for the first time.
  37. 1988 Friday: In Florida, federal prosecutors unsealed two indictments, which accused Panama’s military dictator, Manuel Antonio Noriega, of bribery and drug trafficking.
  38. 1989 Sunday: Los Angeles Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabar becomes the first NBA player to score 38,000 points.  Elsewhere, the Soviet Union announced that all but a small rear-guard contingent of its troops had left Afghanistan.
  39. 1991 Tuesday: Radio shock jock Howard Stern kisses New York Giants’ star, Leonard Marshall’s ass, over a bet Stern made that the Giants would lose the Super Bowl—they did not.  Meanwhile, a Michigan court bars Dr. Jack Kevorkian from assisting in suicides.
  40. 1992 Wednesday: Jury selection begins in the Rodney King beating case in Los Angeles, California.
  41. 1993 Friday: James Woolsey becomes the 16th director of the Central Intelligence Agency.  Meanwhile, President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act, granting workers up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for family emergencies.
  42. 1994 Saturday: Thirty years after the fact, the killer of Medgar Evers, Byron de la Beckwith, is sentenced to life in prison for killing the civil rights leader.
  43. 1995 Sunday: The NFL Pro Bowl: the AFC beats the NFC by a score of 41-13.
  44. 1996 Monday: U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, entered the world’s foremost deliberative body on this date.
  45. 1997 Wednesday: Switzerland’s “Big Three” banks announced that they would create a $71 million fund for Holocaust victims and their families.  Elsewhere, Morgan Stanley—the great investment bank—announced a $10 billion merger with Dean Witter.
  46. 1999 Friday: Due to his assault on two people following an auto accident on August 31, 1998, a judge sentences former boxer Mike Tyson to two-years of probation, a $5,000 fine, and 200 hours of community service upon his release from jail.   
  47. 2003 Wednesday: Secretary of State Colin Powell presented evidence to the United Nations concerning Iraq’s material breach of U.N. Resolution 1441.
  48. 2006 Sunday: The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Seattle Seahawks 21-10 to win Super Bowl XL at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.
  49. 2010 Friday: Danish special military forces storm a ship captured by Somali pirates freeing 25 crewmembers in the process.
  50. 2011 Saturday: In Cairo’s Tahir Square, protesters continue their twelfth day of demanding Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to step down from office and to leave the country.
  51. 2012 Sunday: The New York Giants beat the New England Patriots by a score of 21-17 to win Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.  This was the second time the Giants beat the Patriots in the Super Bowl putting an end to the once vaunted New England team.  Giants quarterback, Eli Manning, beat Pats’ quarterback Tom Brady to put a period to the dominance of one of the NFL’s greatest teams, the Patriots.
  52. 2013 Tuesday:  Founder Michael Dell leads a consortium that announced plans to take Dell private with a $24.4 billion leveraged buyout deal – the largest buyout seen since the recession.
  53. 2014 Wednesday: New York Governor Mario Cuomo plans to announce executive action to loosen marijuana laws, allowing use of the drug for medical purposes.  Meanwhile, Benigno Aquino III, president of the Philippines, considers the territorial claims China has made in the South China Sea comparable to the Nazi Germany invasion of Czechoslovakia.
  54. 2015 Thursday: RadioShack, the U.S. electronics retailer founded in 1921, files for bankruptcy; the company plans to sell up to half of its stores to Sprint and close the remainder.
  55. 2016 Friday: The Zika outbreak continues running amok in tropical climes around the world.  Both Colombia and Puerto Rico are in ‘states of emergency’ over the numbers of sick and suspected carriers of the dreaded mosquito-born illness.  Elsewhere, news media reports that WHITE SUPREMACISTS in New Hampshire have formed a ‘Super PAC’ to help support Donald J. Trump achieve the GOP presidential nomination.  Wow. 
  56. 2017 Sunday: In Super Bowl LI—perhaps the best super bowl in more than a decade—the New England Patriots overcome a 25-point deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons in overtime by a score of 34-28.  Tom Brady—the Patriots’ quarterback—won his fifth super bowl ring and overcame a four-game suspension at the beginning of the 2016-17 Season for his part in ‘Deflate-Gate.’  Say what you will, the Patriots now have become the all-time GREATEST NFL team in the history of the sport and the record will remain unbroken for decades—our prediction.  Elsewhere, Turkish police carry out a blitz across their country and arrest more than 400 ISIS thugs on their soil.
  57. 2018 Monday: Following a precipitous drop in U.S. markets, markets across the globe begin to tumble.  The DOW Jones Industrial Average took a drop of more than 1,600 points at midday.  Elsewhere, Israel sends deportation notices to 40,000 Sub-Saharan African ‘asylum seekers.’  Leave or be jailed.  Period.
  58. 2019 Tuesday:  U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivers his second State of the Union Address to the 116th Congress.  During his SOTU address, he tells the American people that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will have a second summit, this one in Hanoi, Vietnam, one that will occur on February 27 and 28. 
  59. 2020 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate took their votes on the articles of impeachment against President Donald John Trump today.  On Article I- Abuse of Power- the Senate voted 52-48 with only RINO Utah Senator Mitt Romney joining the Democrats.  This was not enough to convict the president.  On Article II- Obstruction of Congress- the senators voted 53-47 not to convict.  Acquitted on both charges, the president has been cleared and can continue making America ‘great again.’   Meanwhile, back in Utah, lawmakers there drafted a bill that would allow Utahans to recall a senator from the state for dereliction of duty.   Meanwhile, the family of actor Kirk Douglas reports his death at the age of 103.
  60. 2020 Wednesday A: The Diamond Princess docked in Yokohama Bay, Japan, is under official quarantine, all 3,700 passengers and crew because 10 people for sure have the Chi-Vi- COVID-19.  Elsewhere, in the Iowa Caucus, Senator Bernie Sanders and Mayor Pete Buttigieg are in a virtual tie with 97-percent of the precincts reporting.  Meanwhile, Human Rights Watch reports that 138 asylum seekers from El Salvador have been raped, tortured, and/or murdered (or all three) after the EVIL Trump administration deported them.  Tragic.
  61. 2021 Friday: One America News and Mike Lindell presented “Absolute Proof” today in which, ALL the evidence related to the Democratic Party-RINO Republican Party STOLE the 2020 Presidential Election for enfeebled Joe Biden in the hours following Election Day November 3, 2020.  The evidence is precise, clear, and shocking and if people are genuinely interested in knowing how the Democrats, the RINOs and the Chi-Coms stole the election from Donald Trump and gave it to “Pro-China Joe” Biden, all one need do is to watch the show in its entirety.   Speaking of RINOs, the Nebraska GOP is moving to censure Senator Ben Sasse.   Speaking of losers, the effort to recall California Governor Gavin Newsom is fast approaching the finish line.  We want to boot that POS out of office ASAP.
  62. 2021 Friday A: The U.S. Senate votes to keep the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem permanently much to the horror of rabid Anti-Semites such as Democrats Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, among others.  Meanwhile, the IRS backtracks from its mistaken statement that more than 100,000 Americans won’t qualify for the Joe Biden stimulus.  Speaking of ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden, he says the economy is in ‘bad shape’ and that the Republicans are not doing enough to help him help the economy.   Speaking of Democrats, the Virginia votes to abolish the DEATH PENALTY.  Meanwhile, a bipartisan group of lawmakers are trying to achieve a separate vaccine package separate from the stimulus efforts.
  63. 2021 Friday B: Famed actor Christopher Plummer dies at age 91.  Elsewhere, the Russian physician who initially treated Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has ‘mysteriously died.’  The Curse of Putin strikes again.  Meanwhile, the United Nations reappoints Michael Bloomberg as its global climate envoy.  Woo-oo.  Finally, National Security Council principals convene to ‘discuss Iran.’  Wow.  There is ONLY one thing to do with Iran and that is to NUKE THEM.   Finally, we learn that President Donald J. Trump is planning a so-called ‘revenge tour’ which will see him touring the country in support of pro-Trump candidates while blasting the scumbag RINOs and Democratic Party bottom-feeders and lowlifes who STOLE the 2020 Presidential Election or who refused to view the abundant evidence of voter fraud and corruption.
  64. 2021 Friday C: Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted to remove Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene from her two committee assignments- Budget and the Education & Labor Committee.  All the Democrats voted in lockstep as did 11 Republicans.  Here is the list of Republicans who joined the other side: (a) Adam Kinzinger of Illinois; (b) Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania; (c) Fred Upton of Michigan; (d) Mario Díaz-Balart of Florida; (e) Nicole Malliotakis of New York (we are surprised she did this); (f) John Katko of New York; (g) Young Kim of California; (h) Chris Smith of New Jersey; (i) Carlos Gimenez of Florida; (j) Chris Jacobs of New York; and (k) Maria Salazar of Florida.  It is interesting to note that Kinzinger, Katko, and Upton also voted to impeach Donald Trump a second time.  Disgusting.
  65. 2021 Friday D: Here are the numbers for the COVID-19 global pandemic, the planet first: 105,223,208 confirmed cases, +538,813, 2,293,263, confirmed deaths, +15,673, and 58,500,396 confirmed recoveries, +335,421.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 26,976,488 confirmed cases, up 184,705 from yesterday’s reporting, 461,253 confirmed deaths, UP 6,861, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries same as it’s been since ‘Pro-China Joe’ moved into the White House.  NOTE- in the White House 17 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 56,441 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, you said you had a plan- where the f**k is it?
  66. 2021 Friday E: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,381,278 confirmed cases, 43,062 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,187 confirmed cases, 416 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 321,940 confirmed cases, 4,492 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the United States: Illinois- currently, they have 1,140,341 confirmed cases, 21,497 confirmed deaths, and no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 675,618 confirmed cases, 5,001 confirmed deaths, and 589,718 confirmed recoveries.   Speaking of the China Virus, the Pentagon says it will help ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden to deliver the Chi-Vi vaccine to the American people, something President Donald J. Trump planned to do.  Meanwhile, Roger Goodell, NFL commissioner, says he will open all 32 NFL stadiums as mass vaccination sites.  We at the AICPENDBLOG.COM will await everyone to receive their vaccinations first and then after inmates, illegal aliens, and everyone else in the groups Democrats and RINOs love, we will consider getting ours after we observe what happens to the Chosen Groups.  
  67. 2021 Friday F: For a laugh, let’s look at the Chi-Coms’ numbers- they say they have 89,619 cases, +241 from last week, 4,636 confirmed deaths (same as one week ago), and 83,467 confirmed recoveries, +527 from last week.  This, of course, is ALL BULLS**T.  When we had contacts in Hong Kong, they said ‘times the numbers by 100, 150, or 200 times and you would get a somewhat closer picture.’  Vermin-eating scum. 
  68. 2021 Friday G:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,148.24, UP 92.38 points (+0.30%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,856.30, UP 78.55 points (+0.57%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,886.83, UP 15.09 points (+0.39%). Markets are UP because they believe ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden is going to borrow TRILLIONS from the Chi-Coms.  We still predict that by June 2021, the triple whammy of a $15 minimum wage, ongoing pandemic politics, and massive illegal aliens numbers are going to tank the economy worse than 1929.  The price of GOLD is $1,815.20 per troy oz., +2.20 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $27.04 per troy ounce, +0.02 (+0.06%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,137.80 per troy oz, +4.80 (+0.42%) while the price of COPPER is $3.64 per pound, +0.01 (+0.39%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,352.00 per troy oz, +0.60 (+2.62%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.14 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.11%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros while one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chi-Com yuan.  One-dollar U.S. = 0.000026 Bitcoin.  Next, one U.S. greenback = 74.55 Russian rubles.  Meanwhile, the Chinese-engineered pandemic pushes the U.S. trade deficit to a record high in 2020, to $679 billion, a record 12-year high. 
  69. 2021 Friday H: The Biden administration is purportedly going to return to the same immigration policies the Obama-Biden administration had back during 2009-2017 and that is to reopen detention centers where they will house illegal alien minors…in cages.  Why is it okay for Democrats to commit outrageous activities such as these when Republicans attempt to stop human traffickers and are vilified for doing it.   Meanwhile, Pennsylvania Lt. Governor John Fetterman files the paperwork to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by RINO Senator Pat Toomey in 2022.   Elsewhere, following Robin Hood’s lifting of curbs on buying GameStop stock at its site, shares begin going up yet again.
  70. 2021 Friday I: Although still under contract, Fox News Channel pulls longtime host Lou Dobbs off the air.  No word on whether he will ever return or not.  (We think he will go to Newsmax or OAN).  One of the reasons for his ‘dismissal,’ Smartmatic- the ALLEGED election-stealing software created in Venezuela to enable Hugo Chavez to steal elections has hammered Fox News and three hosts- Dobbs, Maria Bartiromo, and Judge Jeannine Pirro with a $2.7 billion defamation lawsuit.  Also included in the lawsuit are Rudy Giuliani, Mike Lindell, and Michelle Malkin.  Oh, wah, wah, wah, Smartmatic, YOU know what you did, you devious scumbags.  Next, in the New York House race, Claudia Tenney, Republican, finally overcame Congressman Anthony Brindisi and won her old seat back.  Congratulations.
  71. 2021 Friday J: Communist China demands the World Health Organization investigate the United States as the creator of the Chinese Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka COVID-19, etc.  Wow.  The Chi-Coms will do anything to ward off blame for what they’ve done and with Joe Biden in the White House, they could get away with it.  Meanwhile, Cowboys for Trump leader is out of jail on bond, awaiting trial for the January 6, 2021 Antifa-led mob that stormed Capitol Hill.  Elsewhere, Joe Biden says he won’t restore the Bar Association’s role in vetting judges.  Not good.
  72. 2021 Friday K: Here are the numbers for the Mega Millions Draw #1631 with a jackpot of $54 million on the line: 14, 17, 28, 29, 44, and Mega 02.  Out of 67,548 winning tickets, the highest winners in California were three people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $6,017 apiece. Elsewhere, heavyweight boxing champion Leon Spinks died in Henderson, Nevada, at age 67 on this date.  Cause of death: advanced prostate cancer.  Spinks did what many people thought was impossible but after just eight pro bouts, Leon beat Muhammad Ali to win the title in 1978.  Later in the year, he would lose it back to Ali in what many people believed was a ‘set-up’ for Ali to win the heavyweight title three times.  Our opinion: NOT SURE.

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Following their breakup after the “Making Contact” tour, vocalist Phil Mogg set about forming a new band with some new musicians but when he sought to get a record contract, they signed his endeavor as ‘UFO’ and thus we have UFO Mk. II.  The new band featured Mogg, Tommy McClendon (lead guitar), Paul Raymond (guitars/keyboards/vocals), Paul Gray (bass), and Jim Simpson (drums).  The record label, Chrysalis put a veteran producer onto the project and the album came out hot to trot.  This is a superb reconfiguration of the band and we can tell you that it’s worth every penny.  We hope you will rush out and give it a good listen as once you do, you will become as enamored of it as we are- please, check it out and enjoy.  You will be glad you did.

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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] The Atlanta Rhythm Section is another awesome American band, one we sure as heck hope to promote when and if we return to doing music again.

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

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