143. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 23, 2022

2017 Tuesday: Elsewhere, that knuckle-dragging cretin, former Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan testifies before the House Intelligence Committee saying he ‘knows of people who say there was contact between the Trump campaign and the damned Russians.’ Wow. Big bulls**t, there Mr. ‘Former’ Communist.

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143. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 23, 2022:

U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr; U.S. Interior Secretary Henry M. Teller; U.S. Secretaries of State Martin Van Buren and Edward Livingston; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Lloyd Bentsen; U.S. Secretaries of War James Barbour and Peter Buell Porter; Second Fuhrer Admiral Karl Dȍnitz; SS Chief Heinrich Himmler; Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World ‘Marvelous’ Marvin Hagler; the J. Geil’s Band featuring Danny Klein and “Tommy” by the Who:

  1. 230 Sunday: The reign of the 17th Roman Catholic Pope St. Urban I ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on October 14, 222, and over the next seven years and 221 days shepherded his flock on its journey to commune with Christ.
  2. 1059 Monday: King Henri I crowns his son, King Philip I the Compassionate, of France.
  3. 1275 Thursday: King Edward I of England orders an end to the persecution of French Jews in the territories held by his country.
  4. 1423 Friday: After 28 years and 237 days, the reign of the 202.2nd Roman Catholic Antipope- Benedict XIII- ends on this date.  He first became the antipope on September 28, 1394.  His fellow cardinals elected him in opposition to Pope Boniface IX- the rightful 203rd Roman Catholic pope.
  5. 1430 Sunday: The Burgundians sold their captive, Joan of Arc, to the English on this date. 
  6. 1533 Tuesday: The Vatican declared the marriage of England’s King Henry VIII to Catherine of Aragon ‘null and void’ so the fat f**k could marry another woman.
  7. 1554 Sunday: German Emperor Charles V recognizes King Christian III of Denmark.
  8. 1555 Monday: The reign of the 224th Roman Catholic Pope Paul IV begins on this date.  He would lead the faithful from today until August 18, 1559.
  9. 1568 Thursday: The Netherlands declares independence from Spain.
  10. 1701 Monday: After a court convicted him of piracy and murder on the high seas, William Kidd met his end in London at the hands of the hangman.
  11. 1785 Monday: Benjamin Franklin announces his invention of bifocal glasses.
  12. 1788 Friday: South Carolina became the eighth state to ratify the Constitution of the United States.
  13. 1814 Monday: A second revised version of Beethoven’s only opera, “Fidelio,” had its world premiere in Vienna.
  14. 1827 Wednesday: The first nursery school in the United States underwent establishment in New York City.
  15. 1829 Saturday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of War James Barbour left office on this date and his replacement- the 12th U.S. Secretary of War Peter Buell Porter- assumed his place on this day. Barbour, a Democratic-Republican, then National Republican, and finally a Whig, served under President John Quincy Adams from March 07, 1825, until today and then became U.S. Minister to England.  Barbour, also a Democratic-Republican, then National Republican, and then a Whig like his predecessor, served under President John Quincy Adams from today until March 09,1829.
  16. 1830 Sunday: In Granger, New York, future 15th U.S. Interior Secretary Henry M. Teller is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Chester Alan Arthur from April 18, 1882, to March 03, 1885, and then would become a U.S. senator from the Rocky Mountain State.
  17. 1831 Monday: The 10th U.S. Secretary of State Martin Van Buren left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 28,1829 until today.
  18. 1836 Monday: In Rhinebeck, N.Y. the former 11th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Livingston died.  A Democratic-Republican and then a member of the Democratic Party, he served under President Andrew Jackson from May 24, 1831, to May 29, 1833.
  19. 1861 Thursday: Virginia citizens vote 3-to-1 in favor of succession from the Union.
  20. 1873 Friday: Canada’s Parliament voted to establish the Northwest Mounted Police Force.  The name would later change to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
  21. 1876 Tuesday: Boston’s Joe Borden pitched the very first no-hitter in the history of the National League.
  22. 1879 Friday: Iowa State University established the first United States veterinary school on this date.
  23. 1900 Wednesday: Civil War hero Sgt. William H. Carney became the first African American to receive the Medal of Honor, 37 years after the Battle of Fort Wagner.
  24. 1903 Saturday: The first direct primary election law in the U.S. goes into effect in Wisconsin.
  25. 1908 Saturday: A dirigible explodes over the San Francisco Bay; 16 passengers fall into the Bay, but none loses their lives[i].
  26. 1911 Tuesday: The newly completed New York Public Library underwent dedication by President William Howard Taft, Republican, Governor John Alden Dix, and Mayor William Jay Gaynor.
  27. 1915 Sunday:  During World War I, having switched sides, Italy declares war on both Germany and Austro-Hungary.
  28. 1916 Tuesday: During World War I, heavy battles occur between French defenders and German attackers at Fort Douaumont, Verdun. 
  29. 1921 Monday: “Shuffle Along,” the first black musical comedy opens in New York City.
  30. 1922 Tuesday: Walt Disney incorporates his first film company, known as Laugh-O-Gram Films.  Elsewhere, the first debate ever heard on a radio in the United States—the debate regarding Daylight Saving Time—took place in Washington, DC, on this date.
  31. 1926 Sunday: Hack Wilson becomes the first Major League player to hit a home run off the scoreboard at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.
  32. 1934 Wednesday: Bank robbers Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker died in a hail of bullets in a police ambush in Bienville Parish, Louisiana.  Meanwhile, Robert A. Moog—American inventor and future creator of the Moog Synthesizer—was born in the U.S. on this date.
  33. 1937 Sunday: Industrialist and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, founder of Standard Oil Company and the Rockefeller Foundation, died in Ormond Beach, Florida, at age 97.
  34. 1939 Tuesday: German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler declares his future intentions of attacking and subjugating Poland at some point in the not-too-distant future.  Elsewhere, the Navy submarine USS Squalus sank during a test dive off the New England coast.  Rescuers saved 32 crewmembers and one civilian, but 26 others died in the mishap; however, the U.S. Navy managed to salvage the vessel and recommissioned it as the USS Sailfish.
  35. 1943 Sunday: During World War II, 826 Allied bombers hammered Dortmund, Germany, on this date.
  36. 1944 Tuesday: During World War II, Allied forces bogged down in Anzio began a major breakout offensive against the German defenders.
  37. 1945 Wednesday: Nazi official Heinrich Himmler committed suicide while imprisoned in Luneburg, Germany.  Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill resigns his position having lost his power.  Finally, British military police arrest new Fuhrer Admiral Karl Dȍnitz.
  38. 1946 Thursday: Future longtime bassist with the Boston rock-and-roll band, the J. Geil’s Band[ii]—Danny Klein—is born on this date in the Bronx, New York City.
  39. 1949 Monday: The Federal Republic of Germany, aka West Germany, undergoes establishment on this date in history.
  40. 1950 Tuesday: Future 77th U.S. Attorney General William Bill Barr is born in New York City, NY, on this date.  Barr served under President George H.W. Bush from August 16, 1991, to November 26, 1991, first as ACTING AG and then as the 77th, he served from November 26, 1991, to January 20, 1993.  He served again as the 85th U.S. Attorney General doing so under President Donald J. Trump from February 14, 2019, until December 24, 2020.
  41. 1954 Sunday: In Newark, New Jersey, future heavyweight boxing champion of the world, “Marvelous Marvin” Hagler is born.  Over the course of his pro career, Hagler compiled a record of 67 fights, 62 wins (52 KOs), 3 losses, and 2 draws.
  42. 1958 Friday: Chinese communist leader, Mao Tse Tung announces his “Great Leap Forward” program in the People’s Republic of China.  Meanwhile, schools in the U.S. use Cliff’s Notes for the first time.
  43. 1960 Monday: Israel announces its agents captured wanted Nazi Adolf Eichmann living in Argentina.
  44. 1962 Wednesday: American astronaut Scott Carpenter orbits the Earth three times.
  45. 1967 Tuesday: Egypt closed the Straits of Tiran to Israeli shipping, an action which helped precipitate the war between Israel and its Arab neighbors the following month, a war in which, Israel would beat the combined forces of Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq.
  46. 1969 Friday: The Who[iii] release their monumental rock opera, “Tommy” on this date. 
  47. 1977 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear appeals of Watergate wrongdoers H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman, and John Mitchell.
  48. 1984 Wednesday: Surgeon General C. Everett Koop issued a report saying there was “very solid” evidence linking cigarette smoke to lung disease in nonsmokers.
  49. 1986 Friday: The U.S. and Western Europe veto heavier sanctions against
    South Africa.
  50. 1990 Wednesday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average hits a record 2,856.26 points.
  51. 1991 Thursday: The last Cuban troops leave the African nation of Angola.  Meanwhile, the Supreme Court bans subsidized clinics from discussing abortion.
  52. 1992 Saturday: President George H. W. Bush orders Coast Guard to intercept boats carrying Haitian refugees.
  53. 1994 Monday: Around the town of Mina, Saudi Arabia, 200 pilgrims die in a mob frenzy.
  54. 1998 Saturday: The people of Northern Ireland accept the Good Friday Agreement in a referendum. 
  55. 2003 Friday: In the Stanley Cup Finals, the New Jersey Devils beat the Ottawa Senators 4 games to 3.
  56. 2004 Sunday: A portion of Paris’ Charles De Gaulle Airport’s terminal 2E collapses killing four people and injuring three others.
  57. 2006 Tuesday: In Houston, Texas, the 69th U.S. Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen died at age 85.  A Democrat, he served under President Bill Clinton from January 20, 1993, to December 22, 1994.
  58. 2010 Sunday: Film confirms Sarah, Duchess of York’s involvement in a scandal showing she asked for a $40,000 handshake in cash and for 500,000 pounds to be paid in return for access to Prince Andrew.
  59. 2011 Monday: Walid al-Muallem, foreign minister of Syria, denounces the European Union for the travel bans and asset freezes it has imposed on Syria.
  60. 2012 Wednesday: Fifteen months after the ouster of Egyptian President, Hosni Mubarak, voters go to the polls to elect a new leader.
  61. 2013 Thursday: The Skagit River Bridge over Interstate 5 collapses in the U.S. town of Mount Vernon, Washington; several vehicles plunge into the river, but there are no fatalities.      
  62. 2014 Friday: Russian president Vladimir Putin says that he will respect the outcome of the upcoming Ukrainian elections, even though Viktor Yanukovych, the former Ukrainian president, has not had his position terminated by legal means.  Meanwhile, Russia and communist China veto a U.N. Security Council resolution to establish a war crimes tribunal in Syria.  Of course, they did.
  63. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, Myanmar President Thein Sein implements a population control law requiring women to wait three years between children; critics believe the government can use the law to oppress women as well as minority religion and ethnic populations in the country.  Meanwhile- the victory goes to the Ukrainians today when their military forces carry out a successful ambush on the vehicle carrying the POS Russian thug, Colonel Alexei Mozgovoi.  That’s one for the home team!
  64. 2016 Monday: In Aden, Yemen, ISIS carries out a major suicide bombing that impels 41 Yemeni army recruits up to Allah sooner than expected and leaves another 61 in various stages o injury, dismemberment, and disfigurement.  WTF!  Meanwhile, Baltimore, Maryland, Police Officer Edward Nero is cleared of ALL charges in the peculiar death of local thug Freddie Gray.  He was one of six officers charged with the death of the criminal who died in the back of a police transport vehicle on the way to the hoosegow.
  65. 2017 Tuesday: Following the terrorist bombing in Manchester the day before, the British government increases the terrorist threat level.   Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald J. Trump meets with Pope Francis at Vatican City on this date.  Elsewhere, that knuckle-dragging cretin, former Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan testifies before the House Intelligence Committee saying he ‘knows of people who say there was contact between the Trump campaign and the damned Russians.’  Wow.  Big bulls**t, there Mr. ‘Former’ Communist.
  66. 2018 Wednesday: Following several years of upheaval, the NFL arrives at an agreement regarding its players and the playing of the National Anthem: if players are going to be on the field during the anthem, they are to stand.  Otherwise, get your FA off the field and into the locker rooms.  Enough with disrespect of both the nation and your fans!  Thank you, President Donald J. Trump.
  67. 2019 Thursday: Under Operation Blackwrist, law enforcement authorities working with Interpol rescue 50 children imprisoned by a Dark Net pedophile ring.  The children were saved in Thailand, Australia, and the U.S. with the main perp eventually receiving a sentence of 146 years.  Meanwhile, in the United States, deaths of illegal alien kids at the border in U.S. custody now stand at six over the course of eight months.  Of course, incensed Democrats rail at President Trump although when the same thing happened during the Obama regime, you didn’t hear a peep.    Illegal alien parents: please don’t send your brats to El Norte.  Gracias.
  68. 2020 Saturday: More information continues coming to light about how the communist Chinese have been working on bat viruses for the past 15-20 years.  The question is WHY?  Some say it’s because of SARS which caused numerous deaths when it broke out a decade or so ago while others believe- us, too- that it is for biowarfare research.  Well, it appears that COVID-19 did manage to jailbreak the Wuhan Institute of Virology and away we go.  Now dictator for life Xi Jinping says he welcomes a W.H.O.-led investigation into the origin of the Wuhan Virus when it ends.  When it ends?  And the W.H.O.?  The World Health Organization does the bidding of Xi Jinping so why would anyone believe anything it or the communists in Beijing say?  Here are today’s stats, first for the globe: 5,288,392 confirmed cases, 340,875 confirmed deaths, and 2,102,557 confirmed recoveries the last of which gives us hope as the number of recoveries far outweighs deaths.
  69. 2020 Saturday A: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the United States: 1,656,906 confirmed cases, 97,414 confirmed deaths, and 334,452 confirmed recoveries.  Now, we head to the breakdown of the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, California first: 90,631 confirmed cases, 3,708 confirmed deaths, but as usual, ZERO confirmed recoveries because Gov. Gavin Newsom continues playing politics.  He and his regime believe that IF they continue NOT publishing the number of recoveries, Californians will be afraid but next week when we begin seeing temperatures soar to over 100 degrees, people are going to disobey all governmental orders and edicts.  We won’t forget WHO is destroying the economy and It’s NOT President Donald J. Trump.  No, it’s Democrat governors.  Here are the stats for Hawaii: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 579 confirmed recoveries.  Here at the statistics for Washington state: 19,265 confirmed cases, 1,050 confirmed deaths, and ZERO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Come on, Gov. Jay Inslee, release the true stats, you worthless POS.
  70. 2020 Saturday B: Our contacts in Hong Kong continue scoffing at the numbers put out by the communists in Beijing.  Communist China claims 82,974 confirmed cases, 4,634 confirmed deaths, and 78,261 confirmed recoveries while Hong Kong claims 1,066 confirmed cases, 4 confirmed deaths, and 1,029 confirmed recoveries.  Our sources claim the numbers for communist China are more like 780,000 confirmed cases, 400,000-plus deaths, and about 1,700,000 confirmed recoveries.  Thank you for the info, please stay safe, Hong Kong!  Free Hong Kong!  Free Macau!  Free Taiwan!  Free Tibet!  Free Mainland China!  Time to return to the Two-China Policy by which, we recognize Taiwan as the legitimate government of the mainland and the People’s Republic of China as a usurper government.  We must bring Taiwan back to the United Nations and restore their seat on the U.N. Security Council as it was before the communist takeover.  
  71. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 167,505,190 confirmed cases, +467,189, 3,477,723  confirmed deaths, +9,401 and 148,580,554 confirmed recoveries, +56,391.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,896,035 confirmed cases, UP 13,286 from yesterday’s reporting, 604,082 confirmed deaths, UP 223,[iv] and 27,501,610 confirmed recoveries, UP 30,368.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[v]   
  72. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 287,475 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 172,134 deaths  
  73. 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: 3,777,262 confirmed cases, 62,926 confirmed deaths, and 2,018,729 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,310,335 confirmed cases, 36,474 confirmed deaths, and 1,919,367 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,867 confirmed cases, 496 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 429,950 confirmed cases, 5,766 confirmed deaths, and 201,105 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Georgia: they have 1,117,979 confirmed cases, 20,661 confirmed deaths, and 985,657 confirmed recoveries. [vi]    
  74. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,319 confirmed cases, 6,404 confirmed deaths, and 832,405 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Kyrgyzstan, a former part of the old Soviet Union: 102,511 cases of the virus, 1,751 confirmed deaths and 95,811 confirmed recoveries.[vii]     
  75. 2021 Sunday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,207.84, UP 123.69 points (+0.36%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,470.99, DOWN 64.75 points (-0.48%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,155.86, DOWN 3.26 points (-0.078%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.88 per barrel, +0.30 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,881.80 per troy oz., +5.10 (+0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $27.66 per troy ounce, +0.17 (+0.63%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,170.90 per troy oz, +1.50 (+0.13%) while the price of COPPER is $4.51 per pound, +0.03 (+0.64%).[viii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,783.06 per troy oz, -68.97 (-2.42%).[ix] The price of RHODIUM is $28,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Australian Dollar, one greenback equals 1.29 and in Azerbaijani Manat, a buck equals 1.69 and in Bahamian Dollar, one dollar equals 1.0 of theirs.[xi]     
  76. 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 $4.161 per gallon, $2.874 in Florida, $3.907 in Hawaii, and $3.563 in Washington state.[xii]    Let’s look at one other location- Guam: $4.345.  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- Uzbekistan: $2.693 per U.S. Gallon.[xiii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,321,440,516,014 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  77. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– today is Day 62 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris in this job and guess what- she has yet to visit the southern border to do the job. 
  78. 2021 Sunday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Outrage is growing over Belarus forcing down Ryanair Flight 4978 over its territory to seize a critic of thug ruler Alexander Lukashenko, journalist Raman Pratasevich.  The flight was coming from Athens, Greece, on the way to Vilnius, Lithuania, and as it traversed Belarusian airspace, fighter jets came alongside the aircraft while ground control warned the pilots of a bomb aboard the craft.  The flight then was directed to land at Minsk where the authorities went aboard and arrested Mr. Pratasevich.  Of course, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and other world leaders- including NATO!- condemned the Lukashenko government for this criminal act.  Question- who will do anything about it?  (Note- any members of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day will be careful as to where we fly so as to avoid any kind of illegal rendition threats).
  79. 2021 Sunday H: Fourth Annual Lavrentiy Beria Award Updates– The “Amazing” Dr. Tony Fauci has made it into the running for the 2021 Award that will be awarded in January 2022.  Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci is on the list because he is little more than a hired gun political hack who will babble whatever those funding his lunacy tell him to say.  Who can remember ‘masks were not necessary,’ then ‘masks were,’ then ‘maybe googles, too,’ then ‘maybe no goggles,’ then ‘perhaps two masks,’ then ‘perhaps three masks,’ as well as ‘schools should reopen’ and yet they are not open?  Yup.  He has earned his place in the running this year- Chef Pedro.
  80. 2021 Sunday I: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Oh, the gift that continues giving- thank you, communist China, thank you.  According to reports, India which is suffering some massive numbers of the Wuhan Flu also is seeing a dreadful additional effect, the so-called ‘black fungus,’ which in medical parlance is mucormycosis that centers around the eyes, nose, and mouth and can cause death in about half the cases reporting it.  According to the Indian government, they have close to 9,000 cases of this diabolical accompaniment of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  And you question as to whether this evil disease was created in a Chi-Com lab funded by the devious Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci.
  81. 2022 Monday: As you know, we await the news of the day…stick around and discover the truth…

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The Beach Boys were at a crossroads as far as which direction to go.  Fun at the beach was being replaced with mind trips via smoking the ganja and dropping the big LSD.  Like everyone else, the Beach Boys were expanding their consciousness via the weed and psychedelics and the album composer Brian Wilson was working on- “Smile”- was too far out for the rest of the group and so they released a subpar one entitled, “Smiley Smile” on September 16, 1967.  Although the album was no “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” (Beatles), “Their Satanic Majesties’ Request” (Rolling Stones), “Face to Face” by the Kinks, or “Ogden’s Nut-Gone Flake” (Small Faces), it produced one of the all-time greatest hits of the era: “Good Vibrations” and a lesser one, albeit a live staple, “Heroes and Villains.”  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and percussion), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  We love this album and understand that 55 years on, it’s still a glorious album to be sure.  We hope everyone will seek this one out, give it a good listen, and then make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- we believe you will be joyous that you did.

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[i] And people say there is NO God. 

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

[iii] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015.  We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey.  We know you will enjoy them.  The album, “Tommy,” we promoted the album on Saturday, 08-August-2015.  We hope you will seek it and music by this band and its members out ASAP.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

142. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2022

2018 Tuesday: In Brussels, members of the European Parliament question Facebook founder and boy wonder Mark Zuckerberg over lack of privacy for its members. Zuck manages to keep them at bay, but everyone knows Facebook siphons every last bit of information about its users that it can. Hence why ALL of us have jettisoned our accounts. F**k them.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 183

142. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2022:

National Maritime Day and Harvey Milk Day (California)

U.S. Attorney General Alphonso Taft; U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal; U.S. Secretaries of War Alphonso Taft, J. Donald Cameron, and Henry L. Stimson; U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski; Mary Cassatt; Argent featuring John Grimaldi, Elton John (band) featuring lyricist Bernie Taupin, and Fats Domino:

  1. 334 B.C.: At the Battle of the Granicus, the army of Alexander the Great defeats the combined armies of Persian ruler Darius III.  This was the first of three pivotal engagements between the two rulers and the eventual winner would be the undisputed ruler of the World.
  2. 760 Sunday: Ground observers report the 14th recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet on this date.
  3. 896 Tuesday: The reign of the 113th Roman Catholic Pope Stephen VI begins on this date.  He would lead his flock from today until August 14, 897.
  4. 964 Tuesday: The reign of the 131st Roman Catholic Pope Benedict V commences on this date.  He would guide all Christendom from today until June 23 of this year.
  5. 1176 Saturday: Near the Syrian town of Aleppo, assassins attempt to murder the great Saladin.
  6. 1370 Tuesday: The citizens of Brussels, Belgium, begin the expulsion of their Jewish citizens massacring those that will not depart.
  7. 1377 Thursday: Pope Gregory XI- the 201st pontiff- issues five papal bulls to denounce the doctrines of English theologian John Wycliffe.
  8. 1458 Saturday: In the opening battle of England’s 30-year War of the Roses, Richard of York takes St. Albans and captures King Henry VI.
  9. 1746 Sunday: Czarist Russia and Austria sign a treaty of cooperation and peace.
  10. 1761 Friday: The first life insurance policy in North America emanates from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  11. 1762 Saturday: Sweden and East Prussia sign a treaty of peace.
  12. 1807 Friday: Former Vice President Aaron Burr goes on trial for treason; however, a jury ends up acquitting him.
  13. 1819 Saturday: The first steam-powered vessel to cross the Atlantic, Savannah, leaves its namesake city in Georgia for Great Britain.
  14. 1841 Saturday: Henry Kennedy received a patent for the first reclining chair.
  15. 1844 Wednesday: In Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, future member of the French Impressionism movement- Mary Cassatt- is born.
  16. 1849 Tuesday: Abraham Lincoln receives a patent (the only U.S. president to do so) for a device to lift a boat over shoals and obstructions.
  17. 1860 Tuesday: The United States and Japan exchanged ratifications of the Treaty of Amity and Commerce during a ceremony in, Washington D.C.
  18. 1863 Friday: The U.S. Department of War establishes the Bureau of Colored Troops.  Meanwhile, Union General Ulysses S. Grant begins the siege of Vicksburg.  
  19. 1868 Friday: Near Marshfield, Ind., the “Great Train Robbery” occurred.  The seven members of the Reno gang stole $96,000 in cash, gold, and bonds.
  20. 1872 Wednesday: The Amnesty Act restores civil rights to all Southerners except for 500 deemed to be responsible for the Civil War.
  21. 1876 Monday: The 31st U.S. Secretary of War Alphonso Taft left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 08, 1876, until today.  His replacement, the 32nd U.S. Secretary of War J. Donald Cameron assumed office on this date.  A Republican also, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from May 22, 1876, to March 04, 1877.  Regarding Taft, he became the nation’s 34th U.S. attorney general on this date and served in this position under the same president until March 04, 1877.
  22. 1892 Sunday: Dr. Washington Sheffield invented the toothpaste tube.
  23. 1900 Tuesday: The Associated Press, a non-profit news cooperative, undergoes formation in New York City.  Elsewhere, Edwin S. Votey received a patent for the pianola (a pneumatic piano player).  One could attach it to any piano.
  24. 1906 Tuesday: The Wright Brothers file for a patent on their airplane invention.
  25. 1911 Monday: The 45th U.S. Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William Howard Taft from today March 04, 1913.
  26. 1913 Thursday: The American Cancer Society undergoes founding in New York by a group of doctors and business leaders under its original name, the American Society for the Control of Cancer.
  27. 1915 Saturday: Lassen Peak in northern California erupts with a powerful force.  It is the only mountain other than Mt. St. Helens to erupt in the continental U.S. during the 20th Century.
  28. 1931 Friday: Canned rattlesnake meat goes on sale in the state of Florida.
  29. 1933 Monday: George MacKay is the first individual who reportedly sees the Loch Ness Monster.
  30. 1935 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt appeared before Congress to explain his decision to veto a bill that would have allowed World War I veterans to cash in bonus certificates before their 1945 due date.
  31. 1939 Monday: The foreign ministers of Germany and Italy, Joachim von Ribbentrop and Galezzo Ciano, singed a “Pact of Steel” committing the two countries to a military alliance.
  32. 1940 Wednesday: As France continues to fight the Nazis, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill makes a quick flight to Paris to confer with General Maxim Weygand to find a way to save the city from ruin.  German units on the Channel coast are launching new attacks both north and south of their positions.  The British are fleeing to the south while Belgian forces are being driven back to the north.
  33. 1941 Thursday: British troops attack Baghdad, Iraq, to rid it of its pro-Axis government.  Elsewhere, British forces order a withdrawal from Crete to begin in the night.  The Germans are seizing control of the island at a much faster pace than even the Brits thought possible.
  34. 1942 Friday: Mexico declares war on both Germany and Japan.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt orders the Selective Service begins registering males between the ages of 18 and 20 and notes that the war is going to most likely be a long one.
  35. 1943 Saturday: On the Eastern Front, Axis forces are making headway into the Caucasus Mountains in yet another drive to somehow reach the much-coveted oil fields at Baku and beyond.
  36. 1944 Monday: U.S. Naval forces begin bombarding Japanese positions on Wake Island.  Once the Japanese overran it in early 1942, it has become a backwater as the Allies have left it to wither on the vine.  The war has taken them closer to Japan and the defenders holding the island are in dire straits what with no supplies being able to reach them.
  37. 1945 Tuesday: During World War II, the U.S. 6th Marine Division reaches the outskirts of Naha on Okinawa on this date facing stiff Japanese resistance.
  38. 1947 Thursday: The Truman Doctrine undergoes enactment as Congress appropriated military and economic aid for Greece and Turkey.
  39. 1949 Sunday: In Bethesda, Maryland, the former 1st U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal died at the age of 57.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from September 17, 1947, to March 28, 1949.
  40. 1950 Monday: Bernie Taupin, long-time songwriting partner with Elton John[i] was born in Sleaford, England, on this date.  
  41. 1955 Sunday: In Bridgeport, Connecticut, police stopped a scheduled dance headlined by Fats Domino[ii] ‘because rock-and-roll dances might be featured.’  Elsewhere, future keyboardist with the British rock band, Argent[iii]—John Grimaldi—is born on this date in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England.
  42. 1957 Wednesday: In Ketchikan Territory, Alaska, future GOP Senator Lisa Murkowski is born.  She would enter the U.S. Senate on 12-20-2002 and is still serving the people of her state.
  43. 1959 Friday: Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. becomes the first black Major General in the United States Air Force.
  44. 1960 Sunday: An earthquake of magnitude 9.5, the strongest ever measured, struck southern Chile, claiming some 1,655 lives.
  45. 1962 Tuesday: Continental Airlines Flight 11, en route from Chicago to Kansas City, crashed after a bomb apparently brought aboard by a passenger exploded, killing all 45 occupants of the Boeing 707.
  46. 1964 Friday: Speaking at the University of Michigan, President Lyndon Baines Johnson presents his plan for the Great Society.  He said that his plan “rests on abundance and liberty for all” and “demands an end to poverty and racial injustice.”
  47. 1967 Monday: “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” premiered on CBS-TV.
  48. 1968 Wednesday: The nuclear-powered submarine USS Scorpion, with 99 men aboard sank in the Atlantic Ocean.  U.S. Navy searchers eventually discovered the remains of the submarine on the ocean floor 400 miles southwest of the Azores.  
  49. 1969 Thursday: The lunar module of Apollo 10, with Thomas P. Stafford and Eugene Cernan aboard, flew within nine miles of the moon’s surface in a dress rehearsal for the first lunar landing. 
  50. 1971 Saturday: Heavyweight boxer Ron Lyle improves his pro-boxing record to 2-0 with his first KO of an opponent, this one in Round 5 of a scheduled 6-round bout, over Art Miller.
  51. 1972 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon began a visit to the Soviet Union, during which he and Kremlin leaders signed the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.
  52. 1977 Sunday: Janet Guthrie set the fastest time of the second weekend of qualifying, becoming the first woman to earn a starting spot in the Indianapolis 500 since its inception in 1911.
  53. 1992 Friday: After a reign lasting nearly 30 years, Johnny Carson hosted NBC’s “Tonight Show” for the last time.
  54. 1993 Saturday: In their heavyweight boxing match, Riddick Bowe scores a technical knockout of opponent, Jesse Ferguson, in the second round to retain the WBA title.
  55. 1998 Friday: A federal judge said that Secret Service agents could be compelled to testify before a grand jury in the Monica Lewinsky investigation concerning President Bill Clinton.
  56. 2002 Wednesday: In Birmingham, AL, a jury convicted former Ku Klux Klansman Bobby Frank Cherry of murder in the 1963 church bombing that murdered four black girls.
  57. 2003 Thursday: If you break it, you own it: the United Nations Security Council votes to lift all sanctions from Iraq and to give the United States and the United Kingdom domain over the war-torn country until some sort of civilized government forms.  That could be a long time coming…
  58. 2004 Saturday: In the Stanley Cup Finals, the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Calgary Flames 4 games to 3.  Elsewhere, at the 57th Cannes Film Festival, notoriously obese left-wing agitator and film director Michael Moore wins the Palme D’Or award for his documentary, “Fahrenheit 9/11,” the first documentary to win the coveted award.  Good for you, chubby!
  59. 2005 Sunday: Prime Minister Ariel Sharon suffers heckling by American Jewish tourists after announcing the Israeli Defense Forces from the Gaza Strip.  Meanwhile, as First Lady Laura Bush visits the Wailing Wall, Jews boo her and when she visits the outside of the Dome of the Rock, Palestinians boo her.  (Note- your husband should not have invaded Iraq).
  60. 2006 Monday: Voting results continue rolling in demonstrating that the citizens of Montenegro by a margin of 55.4% want to bolt the Serbian-Montenegro Union thus becoming an independent nation.
  61. 2007 Tuesday: In southern Baghdad, all hell continues breaking loose as the so-called ‘religion of peace’ carries out a car bombing on other members of the ‘religion of peace,’ people going about their daily lives.  In the resulting eruption, 25 people are hurried on a journey they had no plan on taking today while another 60 or so people suffer grievous injuries.
  62. 2008 Thursday: What with the Summit Fire raging out of control in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declares a state of emergency.
  63. 2009 Friday: Clashes between the transitional government in Mogadishu and Islamists result in the deaths of at least 36 people.  Countless others are wounded.
  64. 2010 Saturday: Score a win for the home team: on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, law enforcement discovers a house full of rockets and other weapons.
  65. 2011 Sunday: NATO continues carrying out airstrikes on targets in Libya including on the port of Tripoli and on the residence of Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi.  Elsewhere, former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, RINO, announces his candidacy for president of the United States. 
  66. 2012 Tuesday: The first African American to graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland- Wesley Brown- dies at age 85.  God bless him!  Elsewhere, Yahoo offloads its Alibaba Group stake for $7.1 billion.
  67. 2013 Wednesday: Ibrahim Todashev, a suspect under FBI questioning in Orlando, Florida, for his connections to the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, is shot dead after attacking an agent during questioning.  Meanwhile, UK soldier Lee Rigby, member of the Fusiliers is nearly beheaded in the streets of London near the Royal Army Barracks by two members of the so-called “Religion of Peace”: jihadists by the name of Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale.  Kill them.
  68. 2014 Thursday: Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha becomes the interim leader of Thailand in a military coup; the military has thrown out part of the constitution, imposed a curfew, and placed media and Internet communication under its control.  Meanwhile, Vietnam is still angry at the Chi-Coms for having placed an oil rig in their waters and have announced they may seek legal redress for this international breach of the law.
  69. 2015 Friday: Construction workers working near Wembley Stadium in England find an unexploded bomb dating to the Battle of Britain.  All people around the area underwent evacuation and bomb specialists safely defused the old German bomb and removed it for disposal.  Meanwhile, in a shocking turn of events, Ireland becomes the first nation in the world to legalize homosexual marriage by popular vote.  WTF?  Elsewhere, in the Mexican state of Michoacán, fighting breaks out between the Jalisco New Generation Cartel and the Federales.  In the subsequent fighting, at least 42 thugs are slain as are two cops.
  70. 2016 Sunday: President Barack Hussein Obama arrives in Vietnam for a 3-day tour.  One communist communing with a nation of communists- what a fit.  Speaking of communists, the Chi-Coms tell Taiwan that they will sever communications between the two nations if Taipei won’t drop down to their knees and accept the ‘One China principle.’  Don’t flipping do it.   If the Chi-Coms invade, they will lose 1 million casualties on the beaches.
  71. 2017 Monday: In Manchester, UK, members of the so-called “Religion of Peace,” Islam, carry out a massive suicide bombing following an Arianna Grande concert that kills 22 and injures another 59.  What is wrong with these people?   Elsewhere, North Korea’ Korea Central News Agency reports that Kim Jong Un is peeved and is ordering the deployment of intermediate range ballistic missiles as well as their mass production.  It would appear that WAR between the North Koreans and the United States is on the horizon.  That damned Donald J. Trump!  (LOL)
  72. 2018 Tuesday: In Brussels, members of the European Parliament question Facebook founder and boy wonder Mark Zuckerberg over lack of privacy for its members.  Zuck manages to keep them at bay, but everyone knows Facebook siphons every last bit of information about its users that it can. Hence why ALL of us have jettisoned our accounts.  F**k them.
  73. 2019 Wednesday: In Jakarta, Indonesia, violent protests break out against the re-election of President Joko Widodo, killing 6 people and wounding at least another 200.  Meanwhile, pro-Third World U.N. General Assembly votes to condemn British ‘occupation’ of the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean, demanding the former colonial power allow the islands to reunite with nearby Mauritius.  Elsewhere, the New York State Legislature passes a bill with which to AUTHORIZE the Empire State’s tax authority to release the tax returns of President Donald J. Trump to the U.S. Congress.  And the persecution NEVER stops…
  74. 2020 Friday: President Trump tells the governors of all 50 states to open the churches this weekend or they will have to deal with him.  God bless, you, Mr. President.  Meanwhile, here are the Wuhan Virus statistics for the day, beginning with the planet: 5,205,900 confirmed cases, 337,572 confirmed deaths, and 2,054,125 confirmed recoveries.   In the U.S., these are our statistics (thanks to communist China): 1,634,991 confirmed cases, 96,329 confirmed deaths, and 313,431 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: 88,444 confirmed cases, 3,630 confirmed deaths, and 0 confirmed recoveries since Gov. Gavin Newsom won’t release them.  Next, here they are for Hawaii: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 579 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 19,117 confirmed cases, 1,044 confirmed deaths, and 0 confirmed recoveries since the slope-headed, moronic Governor Jay Inslee won’t release them either which tells you the CHINESE VIRUS is about politics.
  75. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 167,053,068 confirmed cases, +15,499, 3,468,817 confirmed deaths, +465 and 148,016,640 confirmed recoveries, +76,943.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,851,561 confirmed cases, UP 26,177 from yesterday’s reporting, 603,876 confirmed deaths, UP 496, [iv] and 27,471,242 confirmed recoveries, UP 73,883.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[v]   
  76. 2021 Saturday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 287,252 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- Mr. 46th president, 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 172,357 deaths  
  77. 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: 3,776,533 confirmed cases, 62,905 confirmed deaths, and 2,018,421 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,308,266 confirmed cases, 36,479 confirmed deaths, and 1,915,037 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,726 confirmed cases, 494 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 429,950 confirmed cases, 5,766 confirmed deaths, and 201,105 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Pennsylvania: they have 1,199,382 confirmed cases, 27,138 confirmed deaths, and 1,111,462 confirmed recoveries.[vi]    
  78. 2021 Saturday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,308 confirmed cases, 6,397 confirmed deaths, and 832,351 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Norway, the birthplace of Ragnar Lodbrok: 121,963 cases of the virus, 781 confirmed deaths and 88,952 confirmed recoveries.[vii]     
  79. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,207.84, UP 123.69 points (+0.36%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,470.99, DOWN 64.75 points (-0.48%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,155.86, DOWN 3.26 points (-0.078%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.88 per barrel, +0.30 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,881.80 per troy oz., +5.10 (+0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $27.66 per troy ounce, +0.17 (+0.63%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,170.90 per troy oz, +1.50 (+0.13%) while the price of COPPER is $4.51 per pound, +0.03 (+0.64%).[viii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,783.06 per troy oz, -68.97 (-2.42%).[ix] The price of RHODIUM is $28,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Argentine Peso, one greenback equals 94.08 and in Armenian Dram, a buck equals 519.54 and in Aruban Florin, one dollar equals 1.78 of theirs.[xi]     
  80. 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- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.160 per gallon, $2.877 in Florida, $3.901 in Hawaii, and $3.560 in Washington state.[xii]    Let’s look at one other location- American Samoa: $10.022.  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- Pakistan: $2.693 per U.S. Gallon.[xiii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,318,109,871,254 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  81. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Today is Day 61 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris NOT to visit the southern border.  Illegal aliens continue pouring across the southern frontier, committing crimes, stealing livestock, doing whatever it is they want to do, and Joe Biden sits in the basement of the White House spanking the wank.  When is someone going to do something to fix this crisis, one that did not exist when President Donald J. Trump was in charge?  Meanwhile, the former ICE director for Phoenix, Arizona, blames Joe Biden for the alarmingly low rate of illegal alien arrests.
  82. 2021 Saturday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Not long after the Israeli-Gaza ceasefire went into effect, Palestinian riffraff in Jerusalem began attacking Israeli civilians.  Round ‘em up and shoot them.  All of them.  This is civilization vs. barbarism and the only ones in the right are the Israelis. 
  83. 2021 Saturday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom knowing he is on the way out says that come June 15, 2021, sociali distancing will no longer be required, masks will come off, and businesses will return to 100-percent capacity.  Rather late there, “Nazi Newsom.”  In other Chi-Vi news, the United States announces that it’s going to inoculate 550,000 South Korean military personnel at no charge to that country.  No, of course not- the American taxpayers will gladly foot the bill there, Joe. Likewise, Taiwan is asking for help as their numbers continue going up.  Meanwhile, Santa Clara County, California, now demands that ALL employers monitor the vaccination statuses of their employees meaning they must inform county government of any employees who resist vaccinations for the Chi-Com Virus.  Well, well, well.  Nothing like a little bit of fascism.  F**k them.  Finally, Pennsylvania’s legislature has slapped restrictions on another ‘Nazi’ governor, this one being lowlife Tom “Il Duce” Wolf by limiting his emergency powers.  This pathetic piece of puss was going to continue the lockdown restrictions into the flipping summer. 
  84. 2021 Saturday I: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– In another win for democracy, a Georgia judge rules that 147,000 absentee ballots in Fulton County, Georgia, will be unsealed so that 2020 Election auditors can hand inspect them.  About time.  (Note- by the time these audits are done, we expect to see not only President Donald J. Trump back in the White House and Joe Biden and his fellow Dems doing time in ADX Florence Federal Prison in Florence, Colorado, but that Martha McSally, R-AZ, Kelly Loeffler, R-GA, and David Perdue, R-GA- and possibly candidate for U.S. Senate John James, R-MI, will be back in the U.S. Senate.  Going to be a phenomenally awesome day).
  85. 2021 Saturday J: Joe Biden Regime News I–  Former advisers to President Donald J. Trump are warning the American people about the army of IRS agents the corrupt Biden regime is going to send out to harass the citizens of this great country.  Bring ‘em on.  Next, as Joe Biden continues trying to trash all-things Donald J. Trump, he (or the voice in his ear) says ‘he is going to deny dictator for life Kim Jong Un international recognition.’  Uh, okay, Joe, okay.  Speaking of North Korea, old Joe appointed Sung Kim to be his diplomat for North Korea.  Elsewhere, Biden-friendly economist Jason Furman says, ‘bigger stimulus checks means less workers.’  Absolutely true.  Finally, the Biden regime is going to provide temporary protected status to Haitian illegal aliens like he and bis boss, Barack Hussein Obama, used to do.  Gee whiz.  MORE illegal aliens- when it rains, it pours.
  86. 2021 Saturday K: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– It would appear that New York State DEMOCRATIC lawmakers are facing growing blowback from Democratic voters over their allowing Palestinian and other human fecal matter to attack Jewish New Yorkers in the streets.  Yeah, this is not any way to worry about HATE CRIMES being committed against Asian-Americans (by black Democrats) while allowing HATE CRIMES to befall Jewish citizens.  In other whacked out news, the Joe Biden regime is trying to act all hip by reaching out to Millennials via dating apps like Tinder, Grindr, Ashley Madison, and other ‘dating’ and ‘hook-up’ apps.  Wow.  What a bunch of dumb asses.
  87. 2021 Saturday L: Political News I– We learn today that all the ongoing mayhem that occurs in Portland, Oregon, night after night after night has cost the city $12 million.  WTF?  Next, Governor Ron DeSantis, signed a bill into law giving Floridians a $200 million tax holiday.  (Note- want to save your job, “Nazi Newsom?”  Look at Florida).  Elsewhere, former Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-HI, called for Chicago Mayor Lori “Frog Face” Lightfoot to resign over her bigotry.  Remember, the incredibly unattractive “Frog Face” Lightfoot will now ONLY Interview with Nonwhite reporters.  (Note- perhaps as a show of good faith, the mayor should divorce her white wife?  Just saying).  Meanwhile, Minneapolis last night did its best to become Chicago with two shot dead and at least another eight shot.  Wow.  Finally, senators reach a bi-partisan deal of $304 billion on a highway package.  Wow.
  88. 2021 Saturday M: Miscellaneous News I– Two prison guards who were on hand the night Jeffrey Epstein- infamous pedophile- committed ‘suicide’ in prison took a plea deal from the U.S. Department of Justice for neglect of duty which will keep them out of the Klink.  They will have to each do 100 hours of community service.  Cakewalk.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump says he is getting his Boeing 757 updated and that it will soon be flying once again.  Rallies are coming up this summer, folks.  Finally, a former FBI data analyst Kendra Kingsbury has been indicted for allegedly taking sensitive data home. 
  89. 2022 Sunday: Let us hope it’s a slow news day and that the Democratic-Socialists and their Chi-Com allies are taking a day or two off…

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Once again, the record label of the Beach Boys compiled a second ‘best of’ compilation, “The Best of the Beach Boys Volume 2.”  This one hit record store shelves on July 24, 1967, and once again, featured another hot dozen Beach Boys classics.  Here you get “Barbara Ann,” (a classic to be sure), “When I Grow Up to Be a Man,” “Long Tall Texan,” “Please Let Me Wonder,” “409,” “Let Him Run Wild,” “Don’t Worry Baby,” “Surfin’ Safari,” “Little St. Nick,” “California Girls,” “Help Me, Rhonda,” and “I Get Around.”  We hope you will consider making this ‘best of’ compilation part of your daily listening pleasure.  We think you will be extremely glad you did.  Enjoy.

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

[ii] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Fats Domino, but you can be sure we will as this guy remains one of the great rockers of all time.  Please stay tuned for further information.

[iii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

141. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2022

2010 Friday: Another day on the job: two Palestinian thugs trying to infiltrate into Israel wind up dead when Israeli soldiers light ‘em up. Elsewhere, near Baquba, Iraq, a car bomb erupts in a marketplace blowing 22 people to meet with Allah way sooner than any of them planned while 53 are injured and most likely wishing they could have gone, too. Savages.

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141. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2022:

Public Lands Day (Colorado), Armed Forces Day, and Preakness Stakes

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Alfred Moore; U.S. Attorneys General Reverdy Johnson, Edwards Pierrepont, Alphonso Taft, and Loretta Lynch; U.S. Secretaries of War Alphonso Taft and Jacob M. Dickenson; U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen; famed artist Henri Rosseau; the Animals featuring Hilton Valentine, Atomic Rooster featuring Vincent Crane, Chuck Berry, the Kinks featuring John “Nobby” Dalton, Megadeth featuring Nick Menza, Rainbow featuring Greg Smith, the Sons of Champlin featuring Bill Champlin, Tom Petty featuring Stan Lynch, and Wishbone Ash featuring Trevor Boldin:

  1. 878 Saturday: The Muslim potentate ruling Sicily conquers the city of Syracuse on this date.
  2. 996 Saturday: The 138th Roman Catholic pope- Gregory V- crowns his cousin Otto III, German emperor.
  3. 1216 Saturday: Invited by barons at war with King John, French Crown Prince Louis arrives in England as their guest.
  4. 1471 Sunday: King Henry VI of England died in the Tower of London at age 49.
  5. 1499 Sunday: The Spanish crown appoints Francisco De Bobadilla governor of the Indies, succeeding Christopher Columbus.
  6. 1536 Thursday: Church leaders officially adopted the Reformation in Geneva, Switzerland, on this date.
  7. 1542 Thursday: Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto died while searching for gold along the Mississippi River.
  8. 1553 Thursday: English Lady Jane Grey marries Guildford Dudley.
  9. 1755 Wednesday: Future 12th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS Alfred Moore- is born in New Hanover County, North Carolina, on this date.  A Federalist, President John Adams nominated him to fill the seat of James Iredell.  Moore served from February 04, 1800, to January 26, 1804.  
  10. 1790 Friday: The leaders of the city of Paris divided it into 48 zones on this date.
  11. 1796 Saturday: In Annapolis, Maryland, the future 21st U.S. Attorney General Reverdy Johnson is born.  A future Whig and then a Democrat, he would serve under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from March 08, 1849, to July 21, 1850.
  12. 1819 Friday: New York City saw the first use of bicycles aka “Swift Walkers” in the United States.
  13. 1832 Monday: The first Democratic National Convention takes place in Ohio.
  14. 1840 Thursday: New Zealand becomes a British Colony.
  15. 1844 Tuesday: In Laval, France, future member of the Post-Impressionism, Naïve Art, and Pointillism movements- Henri Rosseau- is born.
  16. 1856 Wednesday: Pro-slavery forces sack and burn Lawrence, Kansas.
  17. 1861 Tuesday: Richmond, Virginia, becomes the capital of the Confederate States of America.
  18. 1863 Thursday: The Siege of Fort Hudson, Louisiana, begins during the Civil War.  Elsewhere, the Seventh-day Adventist Church underwent official organization on this date.
  19. 1868 Thursday: In Chicago, delegates at the Republican National Convention nominated General Ulysses S. Grant for president.
  20. 1876 Sunday: The 33rd U.S. Attorney General Edwards Pierrepont left office on this date.  A Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from April 26, 1875, until today.
  21. 1881 Saturday: Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross.  Elsewhere, organizers formed the United States Lawn Tennis Association in New York.
  22. 1891 Thursday: Boxers Peter Jackson and Jim Corbett fight to a draw in 61 rounds.  Meanwhile, in San Diego, California, the former 31st U.S. Secretary of War Alphonso Taft died.  A Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from 03-08-1876 to 05-22-1876.  He then served as the 34th U.S. Attorney-General and then as minister to Austro-Hungary and finally as minister to Russia.
  23. 1904 Saturday: The International Federation of Football Association, aka “FIFA,” underwent establishment.
  24. 1906 Monday: The U.S. and Mexico sign an agreement over distribution of the waters of the Rio Grande.  Over the course of time, the United States has diverted much of the water for irrigation into the U.S.  Elsewhere, Louis H. Perlman received his patent for the demountable tire-carrying rim.
  25. 1908 Thursday: The first horror movie, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” premieres in Chicago, Illinois.
  26. 1911 Sunday: The 44th U.S. Secretary of War Jacob M. Dickenson left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President William Howard Taft from March 12, 1909, until today.
  27. 1914 Thursday: The Greyhound Bus Co. begins operation in Minnesota.
  28. 1917 Monday: The Great Fire of Atlanta displaces at least 10,000 people but there is only ONE fatality.
  29. 1918 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives passes a bill, which will give women the right to vote.
  30. 1922 Sunday: The cartoon, “On the Road to Moscow” by Rollin Kirby won a Pulitzer Prize making it the first political cartoon to win the prestigious award.  
  31. 1924 Wednesday: In a case that drew much notoriety, 14-year-old Bobbie Franks suffered a horrible death in a “thrill killing’ carried out by University of Chicago students Nathan Leopold, Jr. and Richard Loeb who was Bobby’s cousin.  Both men received life sentences; however, a fellow inmate killed Loeb in 1936 while Leopold won parole in 1958 and died in 1971.
  32. 1927 Saturday: Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis near Paris, completing the first solo airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 33.5 hours.
  33. 1929 Tuesday: Sutro and Company of New York City used the first automatic electric stock quotation board.  Elsewhere, William Henry Storey registered the trademark for the board game Sorryl in Great Britain on this date.
  34. 1932 Saturday: Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean as she landed in Northern Ireland, about 15 hours after leaving Newfoundland.
  35. 1934 Monday: Oskaloosa, Iowa, became the first American city to fingerprint all its citizens. 
  36. 1940 Tuesday: German forces continue their blitzkrieg through France.  British armored units using mostly Matilda tanks engage with the German panzers and begin making headway.  German artillerymen employ their 88 mm antiaircraft guns as antitank weapons knocking out tank after tank.  French forces continue falling back because they have been unable to catch their breath and make a stand.  The lightning war employed by the Nazis has demoralized them to the point of collapse.  In Berlin, talk arises in which the German high command begins contemplating an invasion of the British Isles. 
  37. 1941 Wednesday: A German U-Boat sank the American merchant steamship SS Robin Moor in the South Atlantic after allowing the ship’s passengers and crew to board lifeboats.  Meanwhile, the German assault on Crete continues as Axis troops continue landing on the island while overhead, fierce air battles between the Luftwaffe and Regia Aeronautica on the one side and the RAF on the other cloud the skies.
  38. 1942 Thursday: British convoy PQ16 departs for Russia.  This convoy would suffer attacks from Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe assets almost from the moment it set sail.  Elsewhere, Japanese forces continue landing in Hong Kong, a British crown jewel of her empire.  The British commanders there truly dismissed the Japanese as fighting men and made the mistake of their lives.
  39. 1943 Friday: John Dalton, the bassist of the British invasion band, the Kinks[i] (following the departure of Peter Quaife) is born on this date in Chipping Barnet, London.  What’s more, Hilton Valentine, lead guitarist of the Animals[ii] was also born North Shields, Northumberland, England on this date.  Finally, Vincent Crane—vocalist/keyboardist with the British rock band, Atomic Rooster[iii]—was born in Reading, Berkshire, England, on this busy date, too.
  40. 1944 Sunday: Fighting between the Allies and Germans in Italy continues.  The Allies make headway, but the Germans continue a fighting retreat.  Every inch of ground gained cost gallons of Allied blood.  Still, the fight continues.
  41. 1945 Monday: Movie stars Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart wed.  Meanwhile, the British capture former SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler posing as a German private.  Meanwhile, in Syria, Free French Forces trying to reclaim the region from the enemy are running into trouble with Arab nationalists.  They thought they were going to be able to declare independence, but the French have other ideas in mind.
  42. 1947 Wednesday: Future keyboardist, guitarist, and vocalist, Bill Champlin, with the Sons of Champlin[iv] and then later, Chicago, and back to the Sons was born in Oakland, California on this date.  Elsewhere, Joe DiMaggio and five of his New York Yankee teammates received fines of $100 because they had not fulfilled contract requirements to do promotional duties for the team.
  43. 1955 Saturday: Future longtime drummer with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[v], 1975-1994—Stan Lynch—is born on this date in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Elsewhere, Chuck Berry[vi] recorded his first single, “Maybelline,” for Chess Records in Chicago.
  44. 1956 Monday: The United States exploded its first airborne hydrogen bomb over the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific.
  45. 1959 Thursday: In Greensboro, N.C., future 83rd U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is born.  A future Democrat, she would serve under President Barack Hussein Obama from April 27, 2015, to January 20, 2017.
  46. 1961 Sunday: Alabama Governor Patterson declared martial law in Montgomery on this date.
  47. 1963 Tuesday: Future bassist with the rock band, Rainbow[vii] (1995)- Greg Smith- is born on this date.
  48. 1966 Saturday: In the 6th Round of their heavyweight title fight, Muhammad Ali scores a technical knockout of Henry Cooper.
  49. 1968 Tuesday: The nuclear-powered submarine USS Scorpion with a crew of 99 men reportedly goes missing.  Searchers find it at the bottom of the sea off the Azores.
  50. 1969 Wednesday: Robert Kennedy’s murderer, Sirhan B. Sirhan, receives a death sentence; however, the courts later commute it to life in prison.
  51. 1970 Thursday: The governor of Ohio mobilized the National Guard to quell student disturbances at Ohio State University. 
  52. 1972 Sunday: Wielding a hammer, a man shouting he was “Jesus Christ” damaged Michelangelo’s Pieta, while on display at the Vatican City.
  53. 1979 Monday: Former San Francisco City Supervisor Dan White was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the slayings of Mayor George Moscone and openly gay Supervisor Harvey Milk; outrage over the verdict did, of course, spark gay rioting which the cops put down with gusto.  White received a sentence of seven years and eight months in prison but was released after serving five years.  In 1985, White killed himself.
  54. 1980 Wednesday: Ensign Jean Marie Butler becomes the first woman to graduate from a U.S. service academy.  Elsewhere, the Star Wars film, “The Empire Strikes Back” hit movie theaters on this date.
  55. 1981 Thursday: The government of Jamaica gives native son Bob Marley a state funeral on this date.
  56. 1982 Friday: During the Falklands War, British amphibious forces landed on the beach at San Carlos Bay.
  57. 1988 Saturday: Heavyweight boxer George Foreman improves his record to 54-2 with a TKO over Frank Lux at 2:07 of Round 3 of a scheduled 10-round bout.
  58. 1991 Tuesday: A bomber in Madras, India, the former prime minister, Rajiv Gandhi when he threw an explosive device at him concealed in a bouquet of flowers.
  59. 1994 Saturday: South Yemen secedes from Yemen.
  60. 1995 Sunday: In Washington, D.C., the former 18th U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen died at the age of 56.  A Democrat, he served under President Bill Clinton from January 21, 1993, to February 03, 1994.
  61. 1996 Tuesday: Ken Griffey, Jr., becomes the 8th youngest Major League player to hit 200 home runs.  Meanwhile, Red Sox pitcher, Roger Clemens beats the New York Yankees for his 200th career win.
  62. 1998 Thursday: Teen gunman Kip Kinkel opened fire inside Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon, killing two students, a day after he had killed his parents.  Following his trial, Kinkel received a sentence of nearly 112 years in prison.  Elsewhere, Suharto, president of Indonesia for 31 years steps down from office on this date.   
  63. 2009 Thursday: Israeli law enforcement begins evicting Jewish settlers from an illegal settlement in the West Bank.  Elsewhere, near Nagpur, India, communist thugs- most likely in the service of the People’s Republic of China, ambush a group of Indian police officers leaving at least 16 dead and numerous others wounded.
  64. 2010 Friday: Another day on the job: two Palestinian thugs trying to infiltrate into Israel wind up dead when Israeli soldiers light ‘em up.  Elsewhere, near Baquba, Iraq, a car bomb erupts in a marketplace blowing 22 people to meet with Allah way sooner than any of them planned while 53 are injured and most likely wishing they could have gone, too.  Savages.  
  65. 2011 Saturday: Christian radio broadcaster, Harold Camping, predicts that at 6:00 p.m. around the world, the Rapture for all Christians would begin.  We guess it did not!
  66. 2012 Monday: The so-called “Religion of Peace” strikes again: in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a jihadists set off a suicide bomb that kills 110 people outright and wounds another 350 suffer a variety of injuries.
  67. 2013 Tuesday: In the British House of Commons, the Marriage Bill, which legalizes same-sex marriages in England and in Wales, passes and moves on to the other half of Parliament.  Meanwhile, in Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, Trevor Boldin lost his life from pancreatic cancer on this date; he was just 62 years old.  The man was a famed bassist who played with a variety of English bands- Wishbone Ash[viii] 1981-82 / David Bowie[ix] 1971-73 / Spiders from Mars[x] 1976 / Uriah Heep[xi] 1977-201
  68. 2014 Wednesday: The Chinese and Russian state energy companies, Gazprom and CPNC, respectively, have entered a deal for Russia to supply China with natural gas; the deal provides a market for Russian gas as European countries seek to reduce their dependence due to Russia’s criminal actions in the Crimea and the Ukraine—Communists always take care of other Communists.
  69. 2015 Thursday: After an oil pipeline burst two days previously, cleanup at Refugio Beach on the California coastline continues unabated.  Approximately 21,000 gallons flowed out to sea while another 105,000 gallons on the land.  
  70. 2016 Saturday: In the hinterlands of Afghanistan, a U.S. drone strike reportedly kills Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour.  Good riddance to a POS terrorist.   Meanwhile, longtime drummer with Megadeth[xii], American Nick Menza dies at age 51. 
  71. 2017 Sunday: In Nassau Colosseum in New York City, Barnum & Bailey Circus gives its final performance after 146 years.  They do this because of changing attitudes (people being corrupted by bleeding heart liberals sniveling and whining) and near-constant lawsuits by PETA goons and other animal rights activists.  What a shame. 
  72. 2018 Monday: In the western part of Iran, toadstools poison at least 800 people and kill at least 11.  Look, learn to tell the difference between noxious fungi and edible ones, dimwits.  Meanwhile, former President Barack Hussein Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama sign a multi-million-dollar deal with Netflix to produce programming.  Talk about buying influence!
  73. 2019 Tuesday: In Chef Vladimir Gdansk’s home state of Washington, the government there passes a law making the state the first one in the country to legalize HUMAN COMPOSTING.  WTF is wrong with Governor Jay Inslee and his band of crazed far-left liberal Democrats.  Might as well feed the deceased to the pigs.    
  74. 2020 Thursday: Thanks to communist China, another 2.5-million Americans file for unemployment benefits last week, bringing the total of unemployed Americans to 38 million or 14.7-percent of the workforce, a number not seen since the depths of the Great Depression.  Even worse, it all happened over the course of a single month.  Meanwhile, polls show President Trump’s approval ratings at 44-percent (take them with a grain of salt- or two!) and disapproval at 54-percent.  We shall see. 
  75. 2020 Thursday A: Here are the global statistics for the Chinese Virus- aka COVID-19, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis- for today: 5,014,943 confirmed number of cases, 328,462 confirmed number of deaths, but 1,909,701 number of confirmed recoveries.   Here are the figures for the United States: 1,604,862 confirmed number of cases, 94,965 confirmed number of deaths, but 306,171 number of confirmed recoveries which is great.  In the three states in which, the AICPENDBLOG.COM has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, California first: 84,057 confirmed number of cases, 3,436 confirmed number of deaths, but typical of ultra-left-wing states, ZERO mention of the number of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for Hawaii: 643 confirmed number of cases, 17 confirmed number of deaths, but 578 number of confirmed recoveries which is extraordinary.  Finally, in the once-proud but now socialist-liberal hellhole, Washington, here are the stats: 18,971 confirmed number of cases, 1,037 confirmed number of deaths, but like California, no reported number of confirmed recoveries which tells you all you need to know about the regime running Olympia.
  76. 2020 Thursday B: As far as COVID-19 numbers go, communist China has changed their numbers somewhat.  Here are their current figures: 82,967 confirmed number of cases, 4,634 confirmed number of deaths, but 78,249 number of confirmed recoveries.   Sources in still-free Hong Kong report the number of cases to be well over one million, that the death toll approaches 750,000, with the number of recoveries being unclear.  Free Hong Kong!  Free Tibet!  Free Macau!  Free Taiwan via making them a separate nation once again with their own seat in the United Nations.  Enough is enough with indulging the Chinese Communist Party, let’s return to the Two-China Policy!  It is interesting to note that Beijing is now trying to crack down on Hong Kong’s independence while the rest of the world is fighting Wuhan’s biowarfare.  We shall see.
  77. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 166,437,117 confirmed cases, +593,180, 3,456,597 confirmed deaths, +11,880 and 147,247,215 confirmed recoveries, +81,890.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,851,561 confirmed cases, UP 26,177 from yesterday’s reporting, 603,380 confirmed deaths, UP 628, [xiii] and 27,397,359 confirmed recoveries, UP 45,382.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xiv]   
  78. 2021 Friday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 286,756 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- President Biden, 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 172,853 deaths  
  79. 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: 3,775,535 confirmed cases, 62,855 confirmed deaths, and 2,017,518 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,304,860 confirmed cases, 36,446 confirmed deaths, and 1,911,782 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,726 confirmed cases, 494 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 428,323 confirmed cases, 5,749 confirmed deaths, and 209,794 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Illinois: they have 2,373,453 confirmed cases, 24,935 confirmed deaths, and 2,275,243 confirmed recoveries.[xv]    
  80. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,290 confirmed cases, 6,397 confirmed deaths, and 832,331 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Algeria, a former part of the French Empire: 126,434 cases of the virus, 3,405 confirmed deaths and 88,066 confirmed recoveries.[xvi]   In other news related to the Chi-Coms (after all, they did give the world the Xi Jinping Bat Flu on purpose), the FDA is warning everyone against using syringes manufactured in that country because they have a habit of breaking off in the arms of patients.  Yet another attack on the United States by the communist goons.   
  81. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,207.84, UP 123.69 points (+0.36%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,470.99, DOWN 64.75 points (-0.48%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,155.86, DOWN 3.26 points (-0.078%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.88 per barrel, +0.30 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,881.80 per troy oz., +5.10 (+0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $27.66 per troy ounce, +0.17 (+0.63%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,170.90 per troy oz, +1.50 (+0.13%) while the price of COPPER is $4.51 per pound, +0.03 (+0.64%).[xvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,783.06 per troy oz, -68.97 (-2.42%).[xviii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[xix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Afghan Afghani, one greenback equals 77.56 and in Albanian Lek, a buck equals 100.70 and in Algerian Dinar, one dollar equals 132.81 of theirs.[xx]     
  82. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.158 per gallon, $2.881 in Florida, $3.885 in Hawaii, and $3.558 in Washington state.[xxi]    Let’s look at one other location- Wyoming: $3.036.  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- Russia: $2.510 per U.S. Gallon.[xxii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,313,748,920,305 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxiii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  83. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe–  Today is Day 60 of ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ reign.  Where is she?  NO one has any “Kooky Kamala” sightings or information on this illusive member of the Biden regime.  Meanwhile, the tidal wave continues along the southern border with mostly young, military-aged males coming across, some of them decked out in new camouflage gear.  We are becoming the Roman Empire.  We cannot control our borders and we will come to regret it especially since we have an UNELECTED ‘administration’ in the White House.
  84. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden Regime News I–  The White House proposes lowering the proposed ‘infrastructure bill’ to $1.7 trillion in the hopes the GOP will bite.  Later in the day, the Republicans said, “Hell, no.”  Back to the old drawing board.  Next, the Biden regime says that there will be NO requirements for foreign visitors to show proof of Chi-Com virus vaccination.  However, we expect the Dems are going to continue pushing Americans to have ‘COVID-19 passports.’  (Note- how soon before the Bidenistas require everyone to undergo anal swabs like they do in communist China?)  Meanwhile, Joe Biden names a special envoy to North Korea.  Big whoop.  Our money’s on Bill Richardson.
  85. 2021 Friday H: Political News I– After a mysterious letter on the letterhead of the Capitol Hill Police Department, one written by an ANONYMOUS ‘member of the squad that admonished Republicans for their resistance to the January 06, 2021, Capitol Hill Riots- the greatest FALSE FLAG OPERATION IN AMERICAN POLITICAL HISTORY- the Department said today the letter was ‘not them.’  (Note- Democrats always love ANONYMOUS postings so they can make it seem like there are many of them lurking in the shadows or that they are whistleblowers or worse, to tar and feather their opponents without having to take incoming.  We have seen this many times before and we will continue seeing it again- it’s what these cowards do).
  86. 2021 Friday I: Political News II– The FBI is investigating the discovery of SEVEN NOOSES dangling from the rafters at the site of an Amazon plant under construction.  The picture we saw of ONE noose did indeed appear to be a genuine noose and not the garage door draw-down that Bubba Watson was crying and sniveling about prior to a race.  We are sure they will track down the culprits and when they do it will be yet another FALSE FLAG OPERATION.  It almost always is.   Next, Governor Spencer Cox, R-UT, a backing a resolution to band the teaching of Critical Race Theory.   Good.  Elsewhere, former U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr says that ‘militantly secularist public schools’ have proven to be a disaster and that things must change.  Finally, even though Joe Biden abolished it, President Donald J. Trump’s 1776 Commission is meeting anyway.  Yet another sign that Joe Biden is going to be evicted from the White House soon.  
  87. 2021 Friday J: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1661 has a $515 million jackpot on the line for some lucky person or persons.  Here are the numbers: 06, 09, 17, 18, 48 and Mega 08.  Out of 247,392 winning tickets, the highest winners were NINE people who had FOUR numbers plus the MEGA for a prize of $6,665 apiece.
  88. 2022 Saturday: If we fail to do it this year, we will do it next year.  It is what it is and besides…we have to be cautious of the new Disinformation Governance Board.  Yeah, right.  Screw them and screw the administration.

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The Beach Boys’ record label decided now was the time to begin releasing repackaged ‘best of’ compilations.  “The Best of the Beach Boys” came out on July 05, 1966, with which to capitalize on the success of the “Pet Sounds,” seeing as how the times were indeed changing.  All the group’s earliest hits are available here- 12, in fact- such as “Surfin’ USA,” “Catch a Wave,” “Surfer Girl,” “Little Deuce Coupe,” “In My Room,” “Little Honda,” “Fun, Fun, Fun,” “The Warmth of the Sun,” “Louie, Louie,” “Kiss Me Baby,” “You’re So Good to Me,” and “Wendy.”  We hope you will seek this album out and give it a good listen- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy for decades to come as it beats the hell out of modern-day crap music.

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[i] 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.

[ii] 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.

[iii] At some point, we will promote the music of the famed British rock band, Atomic Rooster.  You will not want to miss this one, that, we guarantee you.

[iv] We began promoting the music of the legendary San Francisco band, the Sons of Champlin, beginning on Friday, 07-March-2014 through Monday, 17-March-2014.  We hope you will seek this band out and consider adding the SOC to your growing album collection- you will enjoy them.

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

[vi] We look forward to promoting the music of Chuck Berry in its entirety but are not sure as to when.  Stay tuned.

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

[viii] We began celebrating the music of Wishbone Ash beginning on Sunday, October 28, 2018 and continued it through Sunday, January 06, 2019.  From there, we covered the music of Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash beginning on January 07, 2019 through Sunday, January 13, 2019.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection of the BEST rock-and-roll music.  You will be glad you did.

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

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

[xi] 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.

[xii] If we are still around in 20 years, we hope to do the music of Megadeth and other heavy metal rock and roll bands.

[xiii] 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)

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

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

[xvi] 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)

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

[xviii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

140. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2022

2007 Sunday: In the war against Hamas, Palestinians claim that an Israeli Defense Force warplane lit up the home of a Hamas ‘lawmaker’- Khalil al-Haya. The Palestinians say the terrorist was not at home at the time but that others were leading to 8 dead and loads of others wounded to varying degrees.

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140. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2022:

National Defense Transportation Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Stephen Johnson Field and John Marshall Harlan II; U.S. Secretary of State Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen; U.S. Senator Mike Crapo; .38 Special featuring Ken Lyons, the Atlanta Rhythm Section featuring Robert Nix, the Bee Gees featuring Robin Gibb, (Sonny and) Cher, the Doors featuring Ray Manzarek, Joe Cocker, and T-Rex featuring Steve Currie:

  1. 526 Monday: An earthquake at Antioch, Syria, reportedly kills 250,000 people.
  2. 1277 Thursday: The reign of the 187th Roman Catholic Pope John XXI ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on September 08, 1276.
  3. 1293 Wednesday: An earthquake hits Kamakura, Japan, killing at least 30,000 people.
  4. 1498 Friday: Portuguese explorer Vasco de Gama arrives at Calicut, India, after sailing around the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.  This singular event would throw the caravan trail from the Orient to the Middle East into decline for centuries.  It would also open up much of the world to European colonization. 
  5. 1506 Sunday: In Spain, Christopher Columbus dies in poverty on this date, which is amazing as the man discovered the New World and voyaged to it at least six separate times.
  6. 1520 Thursday: Hernando Cortez and his conquistadors defeated Spanish troops sent by the governor in Cuba for going ‘off script’ in his invasion of the Aztec Empire.  The survivors then joined Cortez in his triumphal return to Mexico City.
  7. 1521 Friday: Ignatius of Loyola was wounded by a cannonball while defending Pamplona against the French; during his convalescence he turned to religion, becoming a leader of the Counter-Reformation and the founder of the Jesuits.
  8. 1609 Wednesday: In London, publisher Thomas Thorpe—perhaps illicitly—publishes William Shakespeare’s Sonnets.
  9. 1639 Friday: Dorchester, Massachusetts, forms the first school entirely paid with local taxes.
  10. 1774 Friday: Due to the increasingly anti-British sentiments in the American Colonies, the British Parliament passes the Coercive Acts designed to cow the colonists.
  11. 1830 Thursday: H. D. Hyde invented the fountain pen on this date.
  12. 1861 Monday: The state of Kentucky proclaims its neutrality during the Civil War while North Carolina becomes the 11th and last state to secede from the Union.  Meanwhile, the capital of the Confederacy moved from Montgomery, Ala., to Richmond, Va.
  13. 1862 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, which he intended would encourage settlements west of the Mississippi River by making federal land available for farming.
  14. 1863 Wednesday: The 38th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Johnson Field assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Abraham Lincoln nominated Field to fill a new seat on the court.  Associate Justice Field served until December 01, 1897.
  15. 1864 Friday: During the Civil War, the Battle of Spotsylvania ends with total casualties numbering more than 10,920 killed or wounded.
  16. 1873 Tuesday: Levi Straus manufactures blue jeans with copper rivets with the selling price set at $13.50 per dozen.
  17. 1875 Thursday: The International Bureau of Weights and Measures undergoes establishment.
  18. 1882 Saturday:  Germany, Austro-Hungary, and France unite in the Triple Alliance.
  19. 1885 Wednesday: In Newark, N.J., the former 29th U.S. Secretary of State Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen died.  Beginning political life as a Whig, he became a Republican and served under President Chester A. Arthur from December 19, 1881, to March 06, 1885.
  20. 1892 Friday:  France leaves the above-mentioned Triple Alliance, but Italy joins making it the new Triple Alliance.
  21. 1899 Saturday: Future 89th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) John Marshall Harlan II, Republican, appointed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to fill Robert H. Jackson’s seat, is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.  He served from March 17, 1955, to September 23, 1971.  Meanwhile, taxi driver Jacob German of New York City became the first driver to undergo arrest for speeding.  The posted speed limit was 8 miles per hour when he was driving along at the whopping speed of 12 MPH in his electric vehicle.  It is interesting to note that the police officer who pulled him over on Manhattan’s Lexington Avenue was riding a bicycle.  
  22. 1902 Tuesday: The United States ended a three-year military presence in Cuba as the people established the Republic of Cuba under its first elected president, Tomas Estrada Palma—the United States should have made it a state.
  23. 1916 Saturday: Norman Rockwell’s first cover on The Saturday Evening Post appeared.  
  24. 1926 Thursday: The U.S. Congress passes the Air Commerce Act, which calls for the regulation and licensing of all pilots and the registering of all aircraft.
  25. 1927 Friday: Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field in Long Island, New York, aboard the Spirit of St. Louis on his historic solo flight to France.  Meanwhile, through the Treaty of Jedda, Saudi Arabia gains its independence from Great Britain.
  26. 1932 Friday: Amelia Earhart took off from Newfoundland to become the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.  However, because of weather and equipment problems, Earhart set down in Northern Ireland instead of her intended destination of France.
  27. 1939 Saturday: The first regular air-passenger service across the Atlantic Ocean began with the take-off of the Yankee Clipper from Port Washington, N.Y.  Meanwhile, the first telecast over telephone wires emanated from Madison Square Garden to the NBC-TV studios in Manhattan; the event was a bicycle race.
  28. 1940 Monday:  During the Blitzkrieg across France, German General Heinz Guderian’s armored units reach the English Channel, trapping the British Expeditionary Force as well as French and Belgium troops.   Both the Brits and French troops fighting together now are sacrificing heavy weapons to make haste towards the coast so as to evacuate the beaches, beaches the Germans have no intention of allowing them to reach.
  29. 1941 Tuesday: During World War II, German troops invade the Mediterranean island of Crete to strangle British forces in North Africa.  German and Italian air and naval assets pummel the islands while paratroopers begin landings across the island.  Resistance is fierce and the Brits are giving as good as they get.  Still, it is only a matter of time.
  30. 1942 Wednesday: During World War II, the Office of Civilian Defense was established.  On the Eastern Front, German armored units are pushing the remaining Red Army forces out of the eastern Crimea where they had established bridgeheads on the Kerch Peninsula in preparation for what they thought would be a massive counterstroke against their Fascist enemies.  Perhaps another time…
  31. 1943 Thursday: Axis forces continue pushing back Soviet counterthrusts in the Ukraine.  Meanwhile, both the Germans and their Russian enemies are building up their forces for the big summer Battle of Kursk.  Both sides believe that when the opposing sides meet, whoever wins the battle will win the war.
  32. 1944 Saturday: Joe Cocker[i], famed vocalist, was born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, on this date.  Meanwhile, in the United States, the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) dissolves.  It would return in several decades as the NEW Democratic Party.    Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater of World War II, Allied forces are slowly bottling up the Japanese defenders.  Without fresh supplies of men and materiel, the Japanese are approaching a breaking point.  Still, most of them will fight to the death rather than commit the dishonorable act of surrender.
  33. 1945 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues on Okinawa as the American forces have to clear every spider hole, every trench line, and every cave.  The Japanese resist until the very end when flamethrowers and napalm clear them out of their firing positions.  It is a horrible, brutal affair.  Meanwhile, in Mainland China, Japanese forces begin strategic withdrawals of their troops so as to consolidate more defensible positions.  They are aware that with the collapse of the Nazis, Soviet forces will soon be redeploying to Asia to keep their bargain with the Western Allies- the invasion of northern China and Mongolia.
  34. 1946 Monday: Future star with Sonny and Cher[ii] as well as a solo superstar, Cher, is born in El Centro, California, on this date.
  35. 1947 Tuesday: In Great Britain, the future bassist for the British Glam-Rock band, T-Rex, is born.  He would perform with this band and with others until he was killed in Portugal in an automobile accident in April 1981.
  36. 1948 Thursday: During their War of Independence, the Israeli Air Force appears for the first time, helping to win a victory over the struggling Syrian army.
  37. 1951 Sunday: In Idaho Falls, Idaho, future U.S. Senator Mike Crapo, a Republican, is born.  He would represent his home state and entered the U.S. Senate on 01-03-1999.
  38. 1954 Thursday: Chiang Kai-shek becomes the president of Nationalist China.
  39. 1959 Wednesday: Nearly 5,000 Japanese Americans had their U.S. citizenship restored after renouncing it during World War II.
  40. 1961 Saturday: A white mob attacked a busload of Freedom Riders in Montgomery, Alabama, prompting the federal government to send in U.S. marshals to restore order.
  41. 1969 Tuesday: U.S. and South Vietnamese forces captured Ap Bia Mountain, referred to as Hamburger Hill by the Americans following one of the bloodiest battles of the Vietnam War.
  42. 1970 Wednesday: New York hosted a pro-Vietnam War march with 100,000 people.  Meanwhile, when two subway trains collide in Queens, N.Y., 2 people die and another 70 suffer all manner of injuries.
  43. 1972 Saturday: As their new constitution undergoes ratification, the people of the Republic of Cameroon, Africa, proclaim it as a new nation.
  44. 1978 Saturday: Mavis Hutchinson, at age 53, became the first woman to run across America.  It took her 69 days to run the 3,000 miles.
  45. 1983 Friday: In their WBA heavyweight title boxing match, Michael Dokes and Michael Weaver fight to a draw.  Meanwhile, in their WBC heavyweight boxing match, Larry Holmes beats Tim Witherspoon via a split decision in a 12-round bout which improves the champ’s record to 43-0.  
  46. 1985 Monday: In their heavyweight title fight, Larry Holmes beats Carl Williams in a 15 round unanimous decision, improving his record to 48-0, retaining the IBF belt.  Elsewhere, the FBI arrested U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer John Walker, who had begun spying for the Soviet Union in 1968.  
  47. 1990 Sunday: The Hubble Space Telescope sent back its first photographs to scientists on Earth.
  48. 1991 Monday: The Soviet government approves a law allowing its citizens to travel abroad.    Meanwhile, the NBA announces Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls as its MVP.
  49. 1993 Thursday: An estimated 93 million people tuned in for the final episode of “Cheers” on NBC. 
  50. 1997 Tuesday: In Nashville, Tennessee, heavyweight boxer Greg Page improves his record to 43-12 with a 1st Round KO over Armando Turrubiartes.
  51. 2002 Monday: East Timor becomes the world’s newest independent state.  Welcome to the world.
  52. 2003 Tuesday: Here is something to chew on: the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency- aka DARPA- presents its report to the U.S. Congress.  In it, they announce that the Total Information Awareness program- one millions of Americans believe is compiling dossiers on them will change its name to the Terrorist Information Awareness program henceforth so the American people will be lulled into complacency.  The feds hope that everyone will believe that with the name change, everything is hunky-dory and that President George W. Bush’s spies are no longer surveilling them.  Wow.  What a load of crap.  We are entering a police state as we speak.
  53. 2004 Thursday: The George W. Bush administration is applying pressure on its fellow U.N. Security Council to renew Resolution 1487 which shields U.S. military personnel and officials from prosecution by the International Criminal Court.  (Note- why does the United States worry about this crap when the Russians, Muslims, and even the Chi-Coms and North Koreans don’t?  Kind of goofy to us).
  54. 2005 Friday: Ebola virus breaks out in the Republic of the Congo town of Etoumbi where nine people succumb to the virus.  The government slaps a quarantine on the town so as to prevent its spread.
  55. 2006 Saturday: The People’s Republic of China completes construction on the Three Gorges Dam, the largest dam and hydroelectric plant the world has ever seen.  Elsewhere, in the U.S., New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, Democrat, wins re-election.
  56. 2007 Sunday: In the war against Hamas, Palestinians claim that an Israeli Defense Force warplane lit up the home of a Hamas ‘lawmaker’- Khalil al-Haya.  The Palestinians say the terrorist was not at home at the time but that others were leading to 8 dead and wounding loads of others.  Sounds like a set-up as both Hamas and Hezbollah love it when ‘innocent civilians’ go up in smoke.   We don’t buy this BS.
  57. 2008 Tuesday: In the 2008 presidential primaries, voters go to the polls in Oregon and Kentucky.  Senator Hillary Clinton, D-NY, wins big in Kentucky while Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, wins in Oregon.
  58. 2009 Wednesday: In the peaceful city of Baghdad, Islamists continue running amok, killing as many people as they can.  A car bomb erupts on the streets blowing at least 34 people to a premature meeting with Allah while causing another 72 probably wish they could convene with Him, too.  Stop the violence.
  59. 2010 Thursday: Scientists announced that they had created a functional synthetic genome.  Elsewhere, following the sinking of a South Korean naval vessel, the ROKS Cheonan on March 26, 2010, numerous nations around the planet are condemning North Korea whom everyone believes is the culprit behind the loss of 46 South Korean seamen and the loss of the corvette.  North Korea says that ‘IF any nation slaps sanctions on them for something they didn’t do, it will mean one thing- WAR.’
  60. 2011 Friday: In a meeting with President Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu informs Obama that his nation will not fully withdraw to its pre-1967 borders as the American president had requested him to do.   Elsewhere, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il visits his colleagues in Beijing, his third such visit within a year.
  61. 2012 Sunday: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells his cabinet that hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants from Africa threaten the identity of the Jewish state.   Elsewhere, in London, England, famed member of the British group, the Bee Gees[iii]— Robin Gibb (vocals, guitars, keyboards, harmonica 1958-1969 / 1970-2003 / 2009-2012)—lost his battle with colorectal cancer on this date; he was just 62 years-old.  God bless him.  Meanwhile, Ken Lyons, bassist with the Southern rock band, 38 Special[iv] (1974-1977), died on this date in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; he was 59 years-old. Finally, longtime drummer with another Southern rock band, the Atlanta Rhythm Section[v]–Robert Nix (drums/percussion/backing vocals 1971-1979)—died on this date in Memphis, Tennessee, at age 67.
  62. 2013 Monday: Ray Manzarek, keyboardist of the rock group, the Doors[vi], dies in Rosenheim, Germany, from cancer.  Meanwhile, in Stockholm, Sweden, thousands of illegal immigrants launch a massive riot in which, the scumbags set 100 automobiles ablaze during the melee.  Meanwhile, Yahoo purchases Tumblr for $1.1 billion.  Wow.  Finally, jihadists running amok across Iraq kill 133 people and wound at least another 283.  Ah, the so-called “Religion of Peace!”  
  63. 2014 Tuesday: General Motors recalls another 2.4 million vehicles to head off potential other unspecified defects; in 2014, the company recalled 13 million vehicles for one defect or another.
  64. 2015 Wednesday: According to Brainy History, archaeologists report on the findings in Kenya of stone tools over a half-million years older than known species of human ancestors, raising questions regarding human evolution and use of tools.  Elsewhere, after 33 years of hosting the “Late Show with David Letterman,” the hosts signs off for the last time.  He goes into retirement.
  65. 2016 Friday: The Centers for Disease Control announce that within the United States, 270 pregnant women tested positive for the Zika virus which is not good.  Meanwhile, after NATO opened the door to Montenegro’s membership in the military alliance, the Kremlin blasts both the small country and the military alliance for being provocative towards Russia.
  66. 2017 Saturday: Embarking on his first foreign trip as commander-in-chief, President Donald J. Trump arrives in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  The Saudis were so excited by his visit that members of the royal family danced the sword dance with the 45th president.  Awesome!
  67. 2018 Sunday: In the socialist hellhole of Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro wins re-election in a questionable election marked by boycotts, protests, and massive accusations of vote-rigging.  The guy must be a Democrat.
  68. 2019 Monday: Google supposedly ends its support for communist China’s Huawei Android phone system as tensions between the United States and the counterfeit socialist nation deteriorate.
  69. 2020 Wednesday: Beijing is sniveling and whining that everyone is calling the Chinese Virus “the Chinese Virus,” but it is the Chinese Virus as it came to us from the hinterlands of Wuhan, China, and it continues killing people around the planet as we speak and allowing totalitarian leaders to increase their grip on their populations.  Here are the stats for the globe today: 4,968,689 number of confirmed cases, 326,515 number of confirmed deaths, and 1,885,535 number of confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have (thanks to communist China) 1,581,903 confirmed cases, 93,806 confirmed deaths, and 301,341 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the AICPENDBLOG.COM- the old American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, formerly at Google Blogger (scumbags), California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the stats, the Golden State first: 81,795 confirmed cases, 3,334 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are Hawaii’s stats: 643 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 578 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are Washington state’s stats: 18,923 confirmed cases, 1,037 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, liberal Blue State governors continue freeing criminals from prisons and jails, supposedly out of fear of COVID-19, but in truth, seeking to punish their enemies.  Is a second Civil War coming?  It sure looks that way, thanks to communist China.
  70. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 165,787,275 confirmed cases, +600,349, 3,442,817  confirmed deaths, +11,429 and 146,428,311 confirmed recoveries, +76,410.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,828,841 confirmed cases, UP 25,874 from yesterday’s reporting, 602,533 confirmed deaths, UP 576,[vii] and 27,351,977 confirmed recoveries, UP 56,454.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  71. 2021 Thursday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 286,128 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- President Biden, 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 173,481 deaths.   In other Chi-Vi-related news, lawmakers are asking WHY House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, possibly more senile than the 46th president is, won’t update the MASK DICTATE when the Centers for Disease Control says, ‘MOST Americans no longer have to wear masks (not that we ever truly did).’  The amazing thing is that when the Democrats believe the cameras are turned off, the masks come off.  What a load of festering fecal matter.  
  72. 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: 3,773,860 confirmed cases, 62,787 confirmed deaths, and 2,016,574 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,302,489 confirmed cases, 36,357 confirmed deaths, and 1,907,722 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,585 confirmed cases, 492 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 427,372 confirmed cases, 5,733 confirmed deaths, and 209,253 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New York: they have 2,141,067 confirmed cases, 53,341 confirmed deaths, and 2,638,064 confirmed recoveries.[ix]    
  73. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,263 confirmed cases, 6,396 confirmed deaths, and 832,295 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Estonia, a bastion of freedom next door to thuggish Russia: 128,084 cases of the virus, 1,235 confirmed deaths and 119,799 confirmed recoveries. [x]    
  74. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,084.15, UP 188.11 points (+0.56%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,535.74, UP 236.00 points (+1.77%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,159.12, UP 43.44 points (+1.06%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $62.03 per barrel, +0.09 (+0.13%).  The price of GOLD is $1,877.60 per troy oz., -4.30 (-0.23%) while the price of SILVER is $27.87 per troy ounce, -0.20 (-0.70%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,200.60 per troy oz, -4.30 (-0.36%) while the price of COPPER is $4.54 per pound, -0.03 (-0.68%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,853.43 per troy oz, -15.20 (-0.56%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,200.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.87.     In Yemeni Rial, one greenback equals 246.85 and in Zambian Kwacha, a buck equals 22.45 and in Zimbabwe Dollar, one dollar equals 322.00 of theirs.[xiv]     
  75. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.153 per gallon, $2.884 in Florida, $3.889 in Hawaii, and $3.553 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- West Virginia: $2.993.  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- Colombia: $2.313 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,309,522,043,913 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.
  76. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Today is Day 59 for Border Czar “Kooky Kamala” Harris NOT to visit the southern border.  Meanwhile, rumors of maltreatment and mistreatment of illegal aliens in holding pens along the southern border continue to grow and the federal government has closed two facilities with dire records of mistreatment of the incarcerated illegals.  Elsewhere, video is beginning to leak out of illegal alien dumps at various airports around the country in the dead of night.  Chef Lilah who has a relative working at the airport in Honolulu says that illegal alien brats are arriving at least once a week in flights who are then being distributed around the Hawaiian Islands.  This simply must stop. 
  77. 2021 Thursday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Hamas and Hezbollah are crying uncle.  A ceasefire negotiated by the Joe Biden regime and Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has brought a halt to the ongoing clash of Good (Israel) and Evil (Hamas and Hezbollah).  The Israelis have eliminated most of the tunnels that Palestinian leadership devotes massive amounts of donated money to construct rather than giving their people better lives.  The Israels also have taken out numerous Hamas military sites and as many Hamas scumbags as possible.  God bless you!   Meanwhile, a Chinese Communist Party-linked professor says that ‘COVID-19 was indeed a Chi-Com biological weapons attack on the United States.’  Hell, we have been saying that since it began gaining steam in early 2020!  Senior Researcher Chen Ping of China Institute of Fudan University said that ‘(communist) China defeated the U.S. in a biological war in 2020.’  What more flipping evidence does the world need to understand that the primary target was President Donald J. Trump, and the primary beneficiary was “Pro-China Joe” Biden?  OPEN YOUR EYES.
  78. 2021 Thursday H: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– Dr. Kelli Ward, chair of the Arizona GOP, says that it would appear that more and more evidence demonstrates that the 2020 Elections in the Copper State most likely were corrupt and fraudulent in Maricopa County and that it is possible that Joe Biden could be proven to be the counterfeit that he is.  We hope to see a great outcome which is why the Arizona Democratic Party is doing everything it can to defy the ongoing audit as is the despicable Dominion Voting Systems out of Canada.  We believe the Canadian government must order them to comply with all requests from the ongoing Grand Canyon State audit.   (Note- George Soros-funded Sheriff Paul Penzone, DS, is fighting the auditors by putting as much blockage in their way.  When the hell is this country going to do something to Mr. Soros?)  Finally, the D.A. in Fayette City, Pennsylvania, has launched a probe into WHY Dominion Voting Systems machines flipped ONLY GOP ballots over to Democrats in the last election.  Bit by bit, more information continues coming out that we believe is going to show that the Democrats stole 2020.  Hence, why is there this determination to continue strengthening Fort Pelosi in Washington, D.C.?  They know they got away with a stolen election.
  79. 2021 Thursday I: Joe Biden Regime News I– the Biden regime directs U.S. agencies to assess and to then mitigate the effects of ‘climate change.’  Uh, okay, what a waste of time.   Next, all of the Biden regime’s misfires has led to problems in the U.S.-Israeli relationship.  Speaking of Israel, Joe’s pal, Senator Bernie Sanders, DS-VT, is offering legislation to BLOCK the $735 million sale of weapons to the Israelis.  (Note- what more evidence does one require to know that Bernie is a self-hating Jew?)  Also related to Israel, GOP lawmakers are calling on Mr. Biden to strengthen U.S. ties with Israel.  In other regime news, the Bidenistas say the Chi-Coms won’t release data from their now infamous Wuhan Biological Warfare Lab.
  80. 2021 Thursday J: Political News I– The University of North Carolina has denied 1619 Project founder, Nikole “Bozo the Clown” Hannah-Jones tenure because this woman is- in the language of the young and dumb- cray-cray.  Good for them.  Educated, fair-minded people must begin pushing back on these racist nuts before they destroy our country.  Boot this bi**h into the nearest dumpster.  Speaking of educated, non-racist folks, a new study finds that 35-percent or more conservative thinkers are better educated and better informed on both current events and past events.  Liberal news watchers are much-less educated and aware of the truth of anything.  Speaking of liberal bias, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-TX 2nd congressional district, calls out the mainstream news media- what Dave Rubin labels ‘corporate news media’- over its coverage of events.
  81. 2021 Thursday K: Political News II– While the Democrats continue pressing ahead with socialism, House GOP leaders held a Cuban independence day event.  The people of Cuba deserve their freedom while the American people do not deserve being forced into communism via the backdoor of socialism. Meanwhile, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district, lambasted the Democrats’ establishment of the ‘January 06, 2021, Commission’ as being little more than ‘impeachment 3.0.  Amen.  In fact, ZERO people have been charged with insurrection.  NONE.  The National Republican Congressional Committee raised $11.2 million in the month of April.   Elsewhere, people are asking questions as to WHY Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer just shut down the state’s Line 5 that provides propane for much of Michigan for home heating?  WTF is occurring here.
  82. 2022 Friday: Everyone knows the drill- stick around with us and discover the truth…the way things are going, we may have to make nice with China because things are going to hell here in the United States in a handbasket what with WOKE this and WOKE that and here a WOKE and there a WOKE, everywhere a WOKE-WOKE-WOKE…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0836 an 11” x 14” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Played Out.”  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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“Pet Sounds” came out on May 16, 1966 and was the commercial pinnacle of the Beach Boys.  No longer touring with his brothers, cousin, and friends, Brian was in the studio with session musicians and lyricists and created perhaps one of the all-time greatest albums in the annals of modern, popular music.  From start to finish, the album was a tapestry of musical influences, stories, feelings, and emotions all interwoven with one another.  When the Beatles heard this album, it is reported that they were awed at what they had to compete.  Of course, they would be working on “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.”  The tunes include nothing but memorable hits such as “Wouldn’t It be Nice,” “You Still Believe in Me,” “Don’t Talk (Put Your Head on my Shoulder),” “Sloop John B,” “God Only Knows,” and “Caroline, No.”  We hope you will seek this album out and make it a part of your daily musical rotation because it will indeed grow upon- not only your ears- but your heart, mind and soul.  Check it out now- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We definitely look forward to presenting the music of Joe Cocker, the famed British ex-bricklayer who blew the minds of the world at the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Festival.  Please stay tuned for further developments.

[ii] Don’t know when- or if- we will ever promote the music of Sonny and Cher or of Cher, herself.  I guess we shall see.

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

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

[v] 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.

[vi] We promoted the music of the Doors, the famed Los Angeles, California, hard rocking psychedelic band beginning on Saturday, 18-February-2012 through 02-April-2012.  We hope you will seek this legendary band out and consider adding it to your ever-growing collection.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

139. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2022

2006 Thursday: A key U.N. panel joined European and United Nation leaders in urging the Bush administration to close its POW camp in Guantanamo Bay, saying the indefinite detention of terror suspects- namely jihadis- there violated the world’s ban on torture. Bullshit- it’s what the scumbags deserve.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 186

139. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2022:

Lag BaOmer (Jewish Holiday)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Douglass White; U.S. Secretary of State Robert Bacon; Nazi Philipp Bouhler, AC/DC featuring Phil Rudd, Curved Air featuring Mike Wedgwood, Derek and the Dominoes featuring Eric Clapton, “In the Navy” by the Village People, the Who featuring Pete Townshend, and ZZ Top featuring Dusty Hill:

  1. 715 Wednesday: St. Gregory II begins his reign as the 89th Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until February 11, 731.  
  2. 1506 Saturday: Famed explorer and discoverer of the Americas- Christopher Columbus- designates his son, Diego, as his sole heir.
  3. 1536 Tuesday: After a court convicted her of adultery, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of English King Henry VIII, undergoes beheading on this date.
  4. 1568 Sunday:  English Queen Elizabeth I has her retainers arrest Mary Queen of Scots on charges of high treason.  
  5. 1588 Thursday: The Spanish Armada sets sail for Lisbon, Portugal; next stop: Great Britain and the climactic battle that would determine who would control England, the Spaniards, or the Brits.
  6. 1643 Tuesday: Massachusetts Bay, Plymouth, Connecticut, and New Harbor form the United Colonies of New England on this date.
  7. 1649 Wednesday: Following the execution of King Charles I, Parliament declared England to be a ‘republic;’ however, the nobility restored the monarchy in 1660.
  8. 1769 Friday: The reign of the 249th Roman Catholic Pope Clement XIV begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until September 22, 1774.
  9. 1780 Friday: A mysterious darkness enveloped much of New England and part of Canada in the early afternoon.
  10. 1792 Saturday: After heavy fighting Russian troops enter Poland.
  11. 1848 Friday: After taking a major ass whooping, Mexico surrenders Texas to the United States.
  12. 1863 Tuesday: The Civil War siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi commences on this date.
  13. 1865 Friday: Union cavalry finally catch up to and apprehend fugitive Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
  14. 1884 Monday: The Ringling Brothers Circus makes its debut.
  15. 1885 Tuesday: Under the command of German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck, German troops colonize Cameroon and Togoland.  Imperial Germany is expanding her possessions around the globe, possessions they will lose after the First World War.
  16. 1910 Thursday: The passage of the Earth through the tail of Halley’s Comet causes near panic across the planet.
  17. 1911 Friday: A court in New York City handed down a conviction based upon fingerprint evidence; this was the first time in history that fingerprints convicted a criminal.
  18. 1913 Monday: California Governor Hiram Johnson, Republican, signed the Webb-Hartley Law prohibiting “aliens ineligible to citizenship” from owning farmland, a measure targeting Asian immigrants, particularly the Japanese.
  19. 1919 Monday: In New York City, the former 39th U.S. Secretary of State Robert Bacon died.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from January 27, 1909, to March 05, 1909.
  20. 1921 Thursday: Congress passed, and President Warren G. Harding signed the Emergency Quota Act, which established national quotas for immigrants.  Meanwhile, the 55th Associate Justice of Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Edward Douglass White, Democrat, appointed by President Grover Cleveland to fill Melville Fuller’s seat, died in Washington, D.C., on this date.
  21. 1927 Thursday: The silent movie, “Wings,” a World War I drama starring Clara Bow, Charles “Buddy” Rogers, and Richard Arlen, had its world premiere in San Antonio, Texas, where the film crew filmed it.  It went on to win an Academy Award for best picture.
  22. 1930 Monday: In South Africa, white women win voting rights.
  23. 1935 Sunday: T.E. Lawrence, also known as “Lawrence of Arabia,” died in Dorset, England, six days after suffering life-threatening injuries in a motorcycle crash.  Meanwhile, the National Football League gives the nod to an annual college draft, to commence the following year.
  24. 1940 Sunday: As the German war machine continues pressing its attacks across France, things are looking grim.  In some parts of the front, French armored forces are launching counterattacks, but they are few and far between.  Still, Paris is not yet ready to throw in the towel and still has hopes that somehow, they can turn things around in their fight against the Nazi juggernaut.  Meanwhile, Winston Churchill’s government is in communication with its leadership in the field and the two come to the same conclusion that they may have to evacuate the British Expeditionary Force- the BEF- from the beaches of France if things don’t soon turn around for them.
  25. 1941 Monday: The Fascist Italian commander in East Africa- the Duke of Aosta- surrenders with 7,000 of his remaining troops at Amba Alagi.  Out of 230,000 Italian troops throughout East Africa, only 80,000 remain.  The fight will continue on but soon all Axis resistance will lay down their weapons and surrender.  Il Duce let them down.
  26. 1942 Tuesday: The Second Battle of Kharkov continues on the Eastern Front as German panzer forces continue trading blows with Soviet units determined to prevent the fall of the city for as long as they can hold out. 
  27. 1943 Wednesday: In his second wartime address to the U.S. Congress, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill pledged his country’s full support in the fight against Japan.  That same day, top U.S. and British officials meeting in Washington reached agreement on May 1, 1944, as the date for the D-Day invasion of France.  However, the operation did not launch until more than a month later.  Finally, the German government declares Berlin “Jew-Free.”
  28. 1944 Friday: German defenses in Italy begin to collapse after the loss of the hilltop fortress of Monte Cassino.  Although they are forced into retreat, the Germans movement north up the Italian Peninsula is orderly and conducted with a masterly defensive withdrawal.  New defensive positions await them in northern Italy where the Germans will remain until war’s end.
  29. 1945 Saturday: In Germany, Philipp Bouhler, Chief of the Chancellery of the Führer of the NDSAP 06-1933 to 05-07-1945, committed suicide on this date.  Elsewhere, English songwriter and guitarist of the Who[i], Pete Townshend, is born on this date in Chiswick, Middlesex, England.  Meanwhile, the Battle of Okinawa continues as the Japanese severely bloody and beat up U.S. forces struggling to seize control of Ishimmi Ridge.  Elsewhere, Free French and British forces begin reclaiming Syria and other parts of the region from Vichy French forces.  The Arab citizens pour out in droves protesting their arrival as they have been dreaming of independence.
  30. 1949 Thursday: Dusty Hill, future bassist, and vocalist with the Texas rock band, ZZ Top[ii], is born in Dallas, Texas, on this date.
  31. 1950 Friday: Future member of the British rock band, Curved Air[iii]– Mike Wedgwood, bassist- is born in Derby, England, on this date.
  32. 1954 Wednesday: Postmaster General Summerfield approves CIA mail-opening project.  Elsewhere, future drummer with the Australian rock band, AC/DC[iv]–Phil Rudd (drums 1975-1983 / 1994-2015)—is born on this date in Melbourne, Australia.
  33. 1958 Monday: The United States and Canada form the joint North American Air Defense Command (NORAD).
  34. 1962 Saturday: Actress Marilyn Monroe sang “Happy Birthday to You” to President John F. Kennedy during a Democratic fundraiser at New York’s Madison Square Garden.  Meanwhile, Stan Musial breaks Honus Wagner’s National League hit record with 3,431.
  35. 1964 Tuesday: The State Department disclosed that it had found 40 hidden microphones in the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, USSR.
  36. 1967 Friday: The United States Air Force commences bombing North Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
  37. 1973 Saturday: Secretariat won the Preakness Stakes, the second of his Triple Crown victories.
  38. 1974 Sunday: Erno Rubik invented the puzzle that the world came to know as the “Rubik’s Cube.”
  39. 1979 Saturday: English guitarist and vocalist, Eric Clapton[v], weds the wife of his best friend, George Harrison, Patty Boyd Harrison.  His love for her sparked the love song that is as powerful today as it was then, “Layla,” recorded with his Derek and the Dominoes band.  Meanwhile, “In the Navy” by the homosexual musical group, the Village People[vi], hits #3 on the rock music charts.
  40. 1981 Tuesday: An Irish Republican landmine in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, killed five British soldiers on this date.
  41. 1984 Saturday: In the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Finals, the Edmonton Oilers beat the New York Islanders 4 games to 1.
  42. 1990 Saturday: Heavyweight boxer Greg Page’s record falls to 31-9 when Mark Wills scores a TKO at 1:34 of Round 6 in a 10-round bout.
  43. 1992 Tuesday: The 27th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which prohibits Congress from raising its own salaries (what has happened to this amendment?) underwent ratification on this date.  Elsewhere in the United States, in a case that drew much national notoriety, the teenaged lover of Joey Buttafuoco, Amy Fisher, of Massapequa, N.Y., shot his wife, Mary Jo Buttafuoco, seriously wounding her. 
  44. 1993 Wednesday: The Clinton White House set off a political storm by abruptly firing the entire staff of its travel office; five of the seven staffers later won reinstatement and appointment to other areas of the government.
  45. 1994 Thursday: Former first lady Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis died in New York at age 64.
  46. 1998 Tuesday: In Nashville, Tennessee, heavyweight boxer Greg Page improves his pro record to 54-12-1 by beating George Harris via a TKO in the 1st Round.
  47. 2000 Friday: The bones of the most complete and best-preserved Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton went on display in Chicago on this date.
  48. 2006 Thursday: A key U.N. panel joined European and United Nation leaders in urging the Bush administration to close its POW camp in Guantanamo Bay, saying the indefinite detention of terror suspects- namely jihadis- there violated the world’s ban on torture.  Bullshit- it’s what the scumbags deserve.  Meanwhile, lead singer of the British band, Freddie & the Dreamers[vii]– Freddie Garrity- dies on this date.
  49. 2007 Friday: Grotesquely overweight liberal filmmaker Michael Moore, releases his movie, “Sicko,” a dark ‘expose’ of the American medical system.  Putzes like him praise the medical systems one finds in Cuba, Venezuela, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, North Korea, and communist China; go figure.  At the Cannes Film Festival, reviews are mixed.
  50. 2008 Sunday: Barack Obama picked up the endorsement of Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia, less than a week after Hillary Rodham Clinton overwhelmingly won the state’s primary.  Elsewhere, Chinese stood still, and sirens wailed to mourn the country’s nearly 87,000 earthquake victims.
  51. 2009 Monday: Bahrain recognizes Kosovo as a free and independent nation.
  52. 2010 Tuesday: After the military stormed a protest camp in the center of the city, red shirt protesters set numerous buildings across Bangkok on fire.   
  53. 2011 Wednesday: Following the Obama administration’s placing of sanctions onto President Bashar al-Assad over his reaction against Islamists running amok in the country, Damascus condemns the Obama administration for its unilateral actions.   Elsewhere, as the people of North Korea continue starving to death, the United Nations World Food Program begins calling for assistance to help these downtrodden denizens of the world’s absolute worst nation.
  54. 2012 Saturday: Robert Spitzer, a retired American psychiatrist, claims his 2001 study was ‘fatally flawed’; the study falsely supported the myth that gay people could be ‘cured’.
  55. 2013 Sunday: Off the coast of California, U.S. Navy dolphins discover a rare 19th Century torpedo.  Elsewhere, the North Korean navy captures a Chi-Com fishing vessel and demands a ransom for the return of the ship and its crew.  Wow.
  56. 2014 Monday: The United Nations and the European Union send workers, supplies, and equipment to storm-ravaged Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia in the wake of floods that killed at least 36 people and hurt many, many more.  The floods left many people homeless and destitute, so the aid was a Godsend for the people.
  57. 2015 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, Prince Charles shakes hands with Gerry Adams, president of the Sinn Fein party, which was formerly part of the militant Irish Republican Army; Prince Charles is the first member of the British royal family to meet him.
  58. 2016 Thursday: Montenegro signs an accession agreement with NATO which will put the former part of Yugoslavia on track for eventual membership.  Each of the member nations of NATO will have to either yay or nay the entry of the country into the world’s largest and oldest military alliance but in a world where everyone trembles over Russia and the Chi-Coms, their entry should be welcome.
  59. 2017 Friday: Sweden dropped a rape investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who remained holed up in the Ecuadoran London embassy to avoid arrest and possible extradition to the United States to face charges stemming from the publication of thousands of pages of classified documents.  
  60. 2018 Saturday: Britain’s Prince Harry wed American actress Meghan Markle in a service that reflected Harry’s royal heritage and his bride’s biracial roots, as well as their shared commitment to put a more diverse, modern face on the monarchy.  In so doing, he would find himself booted out of the royal family and when Ms. Markle dumps him, he will be living on the streets.  Such is young love!
  61. 2019 Sunday: At historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, billionaire Robert F. Smith announces he will pay off the college loans of nearly 400 graduating seniors, urging them to pay their good luck forward.  God bless him.  Meanwhile 8 of 9 planets align on the same side of the Sun on this date.
  62. 2020 Tuesday: Neil Cavuto is still expressing outrage as are numerous other liberal talking heads and pundits due to him being unashamed that he is taking hydroxychloroquine sulfate as a preventative against the Chinese Virus.  Speaking of COVID-19, here are the stats for the world: 4,893,195 number of confirmed cases, 322,861 confirmed deaths, but 1,686,487 confirmed recoveries which is good.   In the United States, we have 1,558,631 confirmed cases, 92,258 confirmed deaths, but 297,153 confirmed recoveries which again is great.  In the three states where we have chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, we begin with California first: 81,795 number of confirmed cases, 3,334 confirmed deaths, but 0 confirmed recoveries since Gov. Gavin Newsom won’t provide them.  Next, here’s Hawaii: 641 number of confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, but 573 confirmed recoveries; thank you, Gov. Ige.  Finally, we have Washington state where they have a crackpot governor talking about ‘conspiracies from the planet Pluto,’ here are the stats: 18,811 number of confirmed cases, 1,031 confirmed deaths, but 0 confirmed recoveries due to the state not reporting them.  Meanwhile, communist China continues misreporting the statistics but sources within Hong Kong continue getting the truth out and the numbers are 10-15-percent higher than what Beijing is reporting.  Go figure.  
  63. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 165,457,298 confirmed cases, +571,756, 3,429,560  confirmed deaths, +11,341 and 145,664,210 confirmed recoveries, +65,660.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,795,693 confirmed cases, UP 23,533 from yesterday’s reporting, 601,879 confirmed deaths, UP 565,[viii] and 27,295,523 confirmed recoveries, UP 48,317.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]   
  64. 2021 Wednesday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, There Have Been 285,552 Chi-Vi Deaths In The United States- President Biden, 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 174,057 deaths.     
  65. 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: 3,772,275 confirmed cases, 62,754 confirmed deaths, and 2,014,099 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,299,596 confirmed cases, 36,287 confirmed deaths, and 1,903,074 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,889 confirmed cases, 492 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 426,465 confirmed cases, 5,713 confirmed deaths, and 208,961 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Texas: they have 2,937,461 confirmed cases, 51,298 confirmed deaths, and 2,809,993 confirmed recoveries.[x]    
  66. 2021 Wednesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,221 confirmed cases, 6,395 confirmed deaths, and 832,232 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Cuba, a communist hellhole that liberal Americans for some unexplainable reason seem to worship and love: 128,094 cases of the virus, 834 confirmed deaths and 120,282 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  67. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,896.04, DOWN 164.62 points (-0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,299.74, DOWN 3.90 points (-0.029%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,115.68, DOWN 12.15 points (-0.29%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.38 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.03%).  The price of GOLD is $1,869.20 per troy oz., -12.60 (-0.65%) while the price of SILVER is $27.79 per troy ounce, -0.23 (-0.84%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,194.50 per troy oz, -7.10 (-0.59%) while the price of COPPER is $4.59 per pound, -0.00 (-0.04%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,869.29 per troy oz, -33.59 (-1.16%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,200.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.70%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.94.     In Venezuelan Bolivar, one greenback equals 248,487.64 (that’s socialism for you) and in Vietnamese Dong, a buck equals 23,045.00 and in West African CFA Franc, one dollar equals 532.50 of theirs.[xv]     
  68. 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 $4.144 per gallon, $2.887 in Florida, $3.886 in Hawaii, and $3.547 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Wisconsin: $2.877.  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- Kyrgyzstan: $2.313 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,305,687,729,011 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.  
  69. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– today is the 58th day in which the appointed ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris has FAILED to visit the southern border.  What’s up with that?   Speaking of the border calamity, One America News reports today’s stats regarding JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE- as of today, the cost of caring for illegal aliens is $519,152,882.  The number of illegals that have crossed into the United States this year alone sits at 1,555,337 invaders whom the Biden regime is dumping across the United States.  One America News reports the number of illegals in the United States is around 35,555,336 which is incredible, but we have long said that the numbers of illegal alien invaders is between 35-50 million which is not flipping good.  Round ‘em up and begin deporting them.  NOW.  Apparently, along with the more than a million who have flooded into the United States this year, the Biden regime is going to allow in an additional 260 ‘vulnerable illegal aliens,’ i.e., gays, trannys, and other victimized groups, into the U.S. every day where the taxpayers will pay their way.
  70. 2021 Wednesday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Colombian leaders confirm the death of prominent FARC leader Jesus Santrich- killed in Venezuela.  Venezuelan dictator (and former bus driver) Nicolas Maduro says he knows nothing about it.   In other overseas-related news, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi calls for a ‘diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.’  What is wrong, Mumbles?  Chi-Coms not dumping enough cash in your bank accounts. 
  71. 2021 Wednesday H: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– After Maricopa County, Arizona, Democrat election officials did their best to delete as much data related to the 2020 Elections, election auditors have announced they have recovered the deleted databases. 
  72. 2021 Wednesday I: Joe Biden News– A mushed-mouth Joe Biden spoke to U.S. Coast Guard grads and after telling them that ‘COVID-19 has prepared you to meet any challenge,’ he lit them up for not being overly enthusiastic about his incredibly low-key, incoherent speech and called them ‘dull,’ forcing them to applaud his stumbling, bumbling speech.  It was incredibly embarrassing to be sure.   Meanwhile, when a news reporter asked Joe Biden about “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ attack on him during the primary debates of last year over his record on busing, the slow-witted moron who resides in the White House said of her comments that her comments were ‘f**king bulls**t.”  (Note- increasing belligerence and anger is yet another sign of mental decline).
  73. 2021 Wednesday J: Joe Biden Regime News I- the regime announces it is going to release 3 terrorists languishing in Gitmo.  (Note- why not try the SOBs and then execute them?).  Next, the regime slanders the impressive, peace-bringing Abraham Accords, basically labeling them as fecal matter.  Wow.  Next, the regime is offering little support to Israel.  It would appear that she will have to fight on in solitude against Hamas and Hezbollah trash seeking to destroy her.  Moving on, Joe Biden’s court-packing commission is meeting soon with answers as to how the Democrats can continue trashing the federal court system.  (Note- a McLaughlin poll says that 64-percent of Americans believe Joe Biden won’t be running in 2024 and that President Donald J. Trump will decimate “Kooky Kamala” Harris should this quack somehow become the Democratic Party’s sacrificial 2024 lamb).
  74. 2021 Wednesday K: Joe Biden Regime News II– The BIG Joe Biden regime news of the day is that the regime is lifting all sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline running beneath the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany.  This will bring cheap Russian natural gas to Europe.  What could be wrong with that?  Well, it provides the Putin regime loads of high-paying jobs while increasing his regime’s power and reach across all non-Russia Europe, something President Donald J. Trump fought against, and which Joe Biden has now overturned- and they claim the 45th president was a stooge of the Russians for four long years.  Wow.  What could be wrong with the Russians supplying the main source of energy to Europe?  Why have NATO?  Add to that Joe Biden shutting down the Keystone XL Pipeline on Day 1 and the Colonial Pipeline suffering a Russian hacking attack.  Again, WTF?  Yet, all we hear are crickets…
  75. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News I– The GOP is expected to release their ‘counteroffer’ to Joe Biden’s multi-trillion-dollar 2022 Budget soon.  We await it with bated breath.  Next, Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-FL 12th congressional district, ripped Health and Human Services Secretary (and California’s shame) Xavier Becerra a new one over the secretary’s stance on ‘partial birth abortion.’  Secretary Becerra sidestepped ‘partial birth abortion’ by mumbling about no actual law prohibiting the barbaric practice.  Ah, one must love the Pro-Death Movement.  Meanwhile, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, RINO-GA, says he is running for re-election in 2022.  Loser.  Elsewhere, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom released his 2019 tax returns.  Big whoop.
  76. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News II– Senator Tommy Tuberville, R-AL, seeks to codify into law what President Donald J. Trump sought to do back in 2017 and that is to keep U.S. soldiers, sailors, Marines, airmen-and-women, Coast Guard, and other military retirement funds out of communist China.  Back in 2017, the 45th president discovered that the five-member panel that manages military personnel retirement funds were going to invest the money in Chi-Com companies which means that money ALWAYS manages to find its way into Chi-Com military corporations.  That is insane, as insane as allowing the Chinese Communist Party to manufacture the pharmaceuticals the American people rely upon to protect their health.  We hope you succeed in this valiant effort, Senator Tuberville.
  77. 2021 Wednesday N: Political News III– The U.S. Department of Justice is creating a task force to combat Chi-Vi fraud in the United States and around the world wherever it may be connected to the U.S.  Next, President Donald J. Trump is encouraging lawmakers to vote against the proposed 01-06-2021 Capitol Hill Riots, aka the largest false flag operation in the history of American politics, ‘commission’ to investigate the events surrounding that day.  The Democrats do not want to investigate Antifa, Black Lives Matter, or any other domestic terrorist group, just the events of January 06, 2021, which means they want to investigate President Trump yet again, hoping against hope, they can somehow tar and feather him as some sort of Osama bin Laden.  Later in the day, the House voted to establish the commission with 35 Republicans[xix] joining the Democrats.   Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, hoped that Republicans would not vote ‘aye’ on this garbage and yet they did.  Sad, extremely sad.
  78. 2021 Wednesday O: Political News IV– A U.S. Army chaplain found himself reprimanded for being critical of the NEW U.S. Army’s ‘tranny policy.’  This occurred back on May 12 when Chaplain Major Andrew Calvert commented on his personal social media page where he expressed his religious views and mentioned his support for the ban on trannys serving in the U.S. military.  Once again, a conservative thinker is smacked down for sharing his or her personal views.  What a load of crap.   Next, despite what Pope Francis has ordered, U.S. bishops are going to begin debating Joe Biden receiving/not receiving communion over his Pro-Death policies.  We hope they excommunicate the old bastard.   He certainly is NO Catholic.  Elsewhere, ultra-left, Soros-funded hack Attorney General Leticia James says that investigation into President Donald J. Trump is now a ‘criminal matter.’[xx]  Soros’ ankle-biting dog strikes again.  Finally, attorney Mark McCloskey, R-MO, announced that he is running for U.S. Senate in Rush Limbaugh’s home state.
  79. 2021 Wednesday P: Political News V– In the city controlled by Mayor Lori “The Loser” Lightfoot, DS-Chicago, so far this year there have been 1,200 shootings.  Oh- she also will no longer permit white people to interview her.  Racist?  Of course, but Democrats claim it’s somehow not.  Go figure.  In the Keystone State, businessman Lou Barletta is running to replace the POS they have for governor now, the extremely corrupt Tom Wolf.  We hope he clobbers him.  Elsewhere, Senator John Barrasso, R-WY, is pressing the Joe Biden regime over its use of encrypted communications so as to avoid any type of oversight.  This is akin to Hillary Rodham Clinton having a private server next door to her basement crapper.  Can you imagine what would be said if President Donald J. Trump was the one committing this highly questionable act?  Ye gods, don’t even want to think about it.
  80. 2021 Wednesday Q: Miscellaneous News I– A medical panel recommends colon cancer screenings beginning at age 45.  Next, Southern Command plans to double its emerging tech areas budget in 2022.  Next, Yosemite National Park is going to require reservations through September so as not to overcrowd America’s most popular national park.  Elsewhere, Lollapalooza Music Festival returns in Chicago on June 29.  Elsewhere, Lamborghini projects a fully electric car by 2030.
  81. 2021 Wednesday R: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, we have the Super Lotto Draw #3561 with a $47 million jackpot on the line.  Next, we have the Powerball Draw #847 with a $201 million jackpot on the line for some lucky soul(s).   First, here are the results for the Super Lotto draw tonight- 04, 16, 18, 32, 44, and Mega 20.  Out of 125,265 winning tickets, the highest winners are THREE people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $15,174 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Christy’s Donut in Los Angeles, CA 90062; (2) Safeway Fuel in South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 (they hit on May 08, 2021, too); and (3) Love’s Travel Stop in Westmorland, CA 92281.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball: 11, 13, 55, 56, 69, and Powerball 04.   Out of 83,446 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $14,910 apiece.
  82. 2022 Thursday: We are behind, yes, we know that…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0835 a 24” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Playmates.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album by the Beach Boys was filler of sorts what with it being an album of covers done with acoustic instruments and vocals.  “Beach Boys Party” came out on November 08, 1965 and was received well even though the times they were a-changing all-right.  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), and Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  Brian Wilson had by this time suffered his first mental breakdown due to the constant stress of being forced by his family members to write hit songs and commercial albums as well as nonstop touring and friction with his abusive father Murray.  He also was experimenting with the popular drugs of the time so he could raise the level of his songwriting which was to come.  Great album for an increasingly contentious time in the history of the world which is why we encourage everyone to seek it out and enjoy.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015.  We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey.  We know you will enjoy them.

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

[iii] Not sure as to when we will be promoting the music of Curved Air but when we do, you will be among the first to know.

[iv] 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.

[v] We should have promoted the music of Eric Clapton when we did the music of both Cream and the Yardbirds, but we failed to do so.  We hope to do it extremely soon so please remain vigilant for the day we do.  We thank you.

[vi] We hope to promote the music of the Village People in the not-too-distant future.  Don’t want anyone calling us homophobic. 

[vii] Not sure when we will do the music of Freddie and the Dreamers but one day, we most certainly will so continue reading our political site until we do.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xix] Here are the 35 RINOs who voted for the ‘commission’: Liz Cheney, WY, Tom Rice, S.C., Dan Newhouse, WA, Anthony Gonzalez, OH, Adam Kinzinger, IL, Fred Upton, MI, Jaime Herrera-Beutler, WA, Peter Meijer, MI, John Katko, NY, David Valadao, CA, Tom Reed, NY, Don Bacon, NE, John Curtis, UT, Brian Fitzpatrick, PA, Andrew Garbarino, NY, Tony Gonzales, TX, Dusty Johnson, SD, David Joyce, OH, Chris Smith, NJ, Van Taylor, TX, Chris Jacobs, NY, David McKinley, W. VA, Jeff Fortenberry, NE, Maria Elvira Salazar, FL, Mariannette Miller-Meeks, IA, Steve Womack, AR, Stephanie Bice, OK, French Hill, AR, Mike Simpson, ID, Rodney Davis, IL, Blake Moore, UT, Michael Guest, MS, Trey Hollingsworth, IN, Carlos Gimenez, FL, and Cliff Bentz, OR.  The 10 who voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump are here as are others whom we do not know.  Some are curious as to WHY Mariannette Miller-Meeks of Iowa would vote to establish this bogus commission after the Democrats tried to strip her of her victory.  WTF?

[xx] President Trump says this is yet another political witch hunt.

138. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2022

2021 Tuesday: Joe Biden Regime News I- In yet another massive giveaway of U.S. taxpayer dollars, Joe Biden’s new ‘child tax credit’ will begin dumping billions of dollars into the pockets of American parents- including ILLEGAL ALIEN parents- beginning on July 15. Wow.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 187

138. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2022:

U.S. Senator Tom Udall: Apollo 10, the Flamin’ Groovies featuring George Alexander, the Guess Who featuring Bill Wallace, Soundgarden featuring Chris Cornell, and YES featuring Rick Wakeman:

  1. 526 Saturday: The 53rd Roman Catholic Pope St. John I ends his reign as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He first became the Holy Father on August 13, 523.
  2. 1012 Monday: The 143rd Roman Catholic Pope Benedict VIII assumes his position as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his global flock until April 09, 1024.
  3. 1096 Monday: On their way to do battle in the Holy Land, Crusaders massacre the Jews of the city of Worms.
  4. 1268 Friday: The Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Battle of Antioch.
  5. 1291 Friday: The Sultan of Egypt and his son take the last Christian stronghold of Acre along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.  It is important to note that the Crusaders were defending their Christian brethren in the Middle East- where Christianity began- from the rampaging Muslim scourge that was sweeping across the region like a red crescent.  The Muslims claim the Crusaders were the ‘invaders’ when in fact, the Muslims were the ones intent on conquest and as we have seen spread both east and west like a lethal virus, conquering everything that fell into their hands.
  6. 1642 Sunday: French colonists founded the Canadian city of Montreal on this date.
  7. 1652 Saturday: Rhode Island becomes the first colony to make slavery illegal.
  8. 1667 Sunday: The reign of the 237th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander VII ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on April 07, 1655.
  9. 1765 Saturday: A fire on this date in history destroyed about one-fourth of the Canadian city of Montreal.
  10. 1798 Friday: The United States appointed its first secretary of the Navy on this date—Benjamin Stoddert.
  11. 1803 Wednesday: England declares war on Napoleon Bonaparte’s France after he continues meddling in neighboring Italy and Switzerland.
  12. 1804 Friday: The people of France declare Napoleon Bonaparte “Emperor.”
  13. 1860 Friday: The Republican Party nominates Abraham Lincoln of Illinois as its presidential candidate.
  14. 1863 Monday: The Siege of Vicksburg began during the Civil War ending July 04, which will end with a Union victory.
  15. 1896 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Plessey v. Ferguson, endorsed the “separate but equal” racial segregation; a concept renounced 58 years later in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.
  16. 1900 Friday: Great Britain makes the island of Tonga a British protectorate.
  17. 1904 Wednesday: A Muslim criminal, Mulai Ahmed er Raisuli, the leader of a band of anti-government extremists, kidnaps an American citizen.  This event would later be portrayed in the movie, “The Wind and the Lion,” (United Artists 1975) starring Sean Connery as the loveable erstwhile jihadist and Candice Bergen as the kidnapped American.
  18. 1910 Wednesday: Hailey’s Comet passed by the earth, brushing it with its tail as it did so on this date.
  19. 1917 Friday:  Congress passed the Selective Service Act, which called up young men to fight in World War I on this date.
  20. 1918 Saturday: At Oakdale, Pennsylvania, an explosion at a TNT factory kills 200 and injures many more.
  21. 1920 Tuesday: In Wadowice, Poland, future Pope John Paul II was born Karol Wojtyla.
  22. 1926 Tuesday: Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson vanished while visiting a beach in Venice, California; however, she reappeared more than a month later, saying she had escaped after suffering kidnap and being held for ransom.
  23. 1933 Thursday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed a measure creating the Tennessee Valley Authority.  The U.S. Congress passes the “Lindbergh Act,” which makes kidnapping a capital crime.
  24. 1934 Friday: Congress approved an act, known as the “Lindbergh Act,” that called for the death penalty in interstate kidnapping cases.
  25. 1940 Saturday:  German troops continue their occupation of the city of Brussels, Belgium.  In Holland, Artur Seyss-Inquart becomes Reich Commissioner for the country meaning has full authority to rape the country of all its treasures.  Meanwhile, German units in France are overrunning their supply lines and orders are coming down that they must slow the advance lest they put themselves into a dangerous situation and become prey to Allied counterattacks.
  26. 1941 Sunday: Luftwaffe bombers continue their ongoing assault on the island of Crete.  Airborne and seaborne Axis troops will soon be landing so the goal is to either pulverize the remaining RAF assets or to drive them off the island.  Elsewhere, fighting continues in Iraq as British forces continuing battling pro-Nazi Arabs.
  27. 1942 Monday: New York ended night baseball games for the duration of World War II on this date.   Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the Second Battle of Kharkov continues as the great pincers movement led by German Field Marshal Ewald von Kleist and General Friedrich von Paulus begins to close around large numbers of Soviet troops in yet another annihilation of enemy forces.  The Red Army is trying to evacuate as many troops as possible out of the trap before it’s too late.
  28. 1943 Tuesday: Anti-partisan activities against Tito’s communist guerillas continue as the German and allies Yugoslav troops continue roaming the mountains to destroy as many of the pesky thugs as they can.
  29. 1944 Thursday: During World War II, Allied forces finally occupied Monte Cassino in Italy after a four-month struggle with Axis troops.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union begins expelling the Tatars from Crimea, accusing them of collaborating with the Nazi occupiers. 
  30. 1945 Friday: Second Fuhrer Admiral Karl Doenitz issues an order to the Wehrmacht expressing his outrage and horror about the revelations of the concentration and death camps.  As the war in Europe draws to a close, the grand admiral seeks to protect his Heer comrades, the German regular army and not Heinrich Himmler’s SS.
  31. 1946 Saturday: Future bassist with the San Francisco rock band, the Flamin’ Groovies[i]—George Alexander—is born on this date.
  32. 1948 Tuesday: During the war of Israel’s independence, the Saudi Arabians join the fight by invading Israel.  The Arab Legion captures the fort atop Mt. Scopus.  Meanwhile, in Tucson, Arizona, future New Mexico Senator Tom Udall, a Democrat, is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2009.
  33. 1949 Wednesday: Future famed keyboardist with the British band, Yes[ii]–Rick Wakeman—was born in London, England.  Elsewhere, future bassist with the Canadian rock band, the Guess Who[iii]—Bill Wallace—is born in Canada on this date.    
  34. 1953 Monday: Jacqueline Cochran became the first woman to break the sound barrier as she piloted a Canadair F-86 Sabre jet over Rogers Dry Lake, California.
  35. 1967 Thursday: Tennessee Governor Buford Ellington signed a measure repealing the law against teaching evolution that the state government used to prosecute John T. Scopes in 1925.  
  36. 1969 Sunday: Astronauts Eugene A. Cernan, Thomas F. Stafford, and John W. Young blasted off aboard Apollo 10 on a mission to orbit the moon.
  37. 1973 Friday: Harvard University law professor Archibald Cox receives the appointment to be the Watergate special prosecutor by U.S. Attorney General Elliot Richardson.
  38. 1974 Saturday: India conducted its first nuclear test explosion.
  39. 1978 Thursday: Italy legalizes abortion.
  40. 1980 Sunday: The Mount St. Helens volcano in Washington State exploded, leaving 57 dead, or missing.
  41. 1981 Monday: The New York Native- a LGBTQIA+ newspaper- carried a story concerning rumors of “an exotic new disease” among homosexuals; it was the first published report about what the world would come to know as AIDS.
  42. 1991 Saturday: Helen Sharman became the first Briton to rocket into space as she flew aboard a Soviet Soyuz spacecraft with two cosmonauts on an eight-day mission to the Mir Space Station.
  43. 1993 Tuesday: At the end of Round 6 in a 10-round bout, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes improves his pro record to 58-4 by beating Paul Poirier via RTD- the boxer refused to answer the bell for the 7th round.
  44. 1994 Wednesday: Israeli troops completed their withdrawal from the Gaza Strip as Palestinian authorities took control.
  45. 2002 Saturday: Heavyweight boxer Tim Witherspoon improves his professional record to 55-11-1 by beating Syrian heavyweight boxer Ahmed Abdin by unanimous decision in a 10-round bout.
  46. 2003 Sunday: A Hamas suicide attacker disguised as an observant Jew killed seven Israeli bus passengers.  Elsewhere, Pope John Paul II celebrated his 83rd birthday with an open-air Mass and requests for prayers so he could continue his papacy.  Finally, “Les Miserables” closed on Broadway after more than 16 years and 6,680 performances.  
  47. 2004 Tuesday: Former New York City fire commissioner Thomas Von Essen and former police chief Bernard Kerik, lionized after the 9/11 attack, came under harsh criticism from some members of the September 11 commission who said there had been an initial lack of cooperation between their departments.  Elsewhere in the world, stunning supporters, Sonia Gandhi announced she would “humbly decline” to be the next prime minister of India.  In the U.S., Randy Johnson, at age 40, became the oldest pitcher in major league history to throw a perfect game; the lefty retired all 27 batters to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Atlanta Braves 2-0. 
  48. 2008 Sunday: In the 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, and Carrie Underwood win BIG.  
  49. 2009 Monday: President Barack Obama urged Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu during a White House meeting to stop Jewish settlements and grasp a “historic opportunity” to make peace with the Palestinians.  Meanwhile, spacewalking astronauts finished repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope.
  50. 2011 Wednesday: The United States made noise about punishing the government of Bashar al-Assad of Syria for ‘crimes’ committed against innocent people during the outbreak of the Syrian Civil War/Uprising/Insurgency.
  51. 2012 Friday: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, German opera singer and baritone, dies at the age of 86.  Elsewhere, President Barack Hussein Obama hosts the Group of Eight at Camp David with Eurozone problems such as the meltdown in Greece on the agenda.
  52. 2013 Saturday: Rome witnesses 100,000 people in the streets protesting the austerity measures the government intends to implement; the people demand jobs.  Elsewhere, the North Koreans are feisty today and launch three missiles off their east coast into the Sea of Japan.
  53. 2014 Sunday: In Switzerland, the voters reject a ballot measure raising the minimum wage to $25 an hour American; had the measure passed, the rate would have been the highest in Europe.  Elsewhere- in the United States- AT&T agreed to purchase satellite TV provider DirecTV for $48.5 billion, or $95 per share; the deal was completed in 2015.  Meanwhile, Palm Desert, California, Cinematographer Gordon Willis (“The Godfather,” “Annie Hall,” and “All the President’s Men”) died on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, at age 82.
  54. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, President Barack Obama bans the use of certain military equipment by police in the wake of recent deaths of unarmed black men by police officers; the president means the move to help communities see police as protectors rather than as an “occupied force.”
  55. 2016 Wednesday: Iraqi security forces commence operations to take out the ISIS scum making a mess out of Baghdad.  In the ensuing battles, the Iraqis lose nine soldiers killed and another nine wounded.  In the United States, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook meets with prominent conservatives over allegations that his platform is unfriendly to conservatives and conservative speech.  This kind of crap becomes almost an annual thing what with social media blacklisting conservatives while claiming they don’t.  (Note- the time is now to break up social media).   
  56. 2017 Thursday: Chris Cornell, rhythm guitarist/lead vocalist with two Grunge Era bands, Soundgarden[iv] and Audioslave, committed suicide by hanging in his Detroit hotel room on this date.  Cornell was 52 years old.  Elsewhere, an incident occurs in the West Bank town of Hawera as a mob of Palestinian thugs attack a car being driven by an Israeli with rocks and other projectiles.  They try to drag the guy out of his car so they can lynch him; however, he draws his firearm and shoots one of the punks dead; the rest flee.
  57. 2018 Friday: A 17-year-old punk armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston-area high school, killing eight students and two teachers.  A state court charged him, Dimitrios Pagourtzis with capital murder; his attorney says he is facing 11 federal charges.  Meanwhile, in the wake of child sex scandals, all of Chile’s 34 Catholic bishops offer their resignations to Pope Francis.  Finally, a Global Air Mexico flight crashes near Havana’s airport, killing 110 people with just three survivors.
  58. 2019 Saturday: In an electoral surprise Downunder, Scott Morrison’s coalition government wins big in the Australian election.   Elsewhere, loser Rep. Justin Amash, RINO-MI 3rd congressional district, becomes the first ‘Republican’ to announce he is in favor of impeaching President Donald J. Trump. 
  59. 2020 Monday: President Donald J. Trump ‘shocks’ his enemies, uh, the Fake News Media, when he informs them that he has been taking hydroxychloroquine along with zinc- and possibly another medication- as a prophylactic against communist China’s ‘gift to the world’ COVID-19.  Shortly afterwards, Fox News Channel host, Neil Cavuto goes berserk on his program, yelling, “IT CAN KILL YOU!” He then tries to coerce open-minded guests into condemning Trump, too, but they won’t which says much about them.  Here are our stats for the day regarding the Wuhan Virus: Global Cases: 4,801,282 number of confirmed cases, 318,464 number of confirmed deaths, but 1,786,829 number of confirmed recoveries which is excellent.   In the United States, we have 1,537,830 number of confirmed cases, 90,964 number of confirmed deaths, but 288,842 number of confirmed recoveries. 
  60. 2020 Monday A: In the three states in which the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, the NEW AICPENDBLOG.COM, has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the stats, California first: 78.839 number of confirmed cases, 3,261 number of confirmed deaths, but NO number of confirmed recoveries thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom playing politics- the slime.  Next, Hawaii has 640 number of confirmed cases, 17 number of confirmed deaths, but 573 number of confirmed recoveries which is amazing- thank you, Gov. Ige.  Finally, in Washington state, we have 18,611 number of confirmed cases, 1,002 number of confirmed deaths, but 0 number of confirmed recoveries.  Some states are not even providing the world with daily updates which is incorrect, too.  This seems to be the way things are going to be.  Communist China lies, Blue State governors and mayors lie, which should inform everyone of sound mind and healthy body that the Wuhan Flu is being used for POLITICAL PURPOSES.  Remain alert, especially for legitimate figures out of Beijing because what they report is simply not the truth.
  61. : COVID-19 Statistics for the planet as a whole: 164,870,330 confirmed cases, +598,180, 3,417,628  confirmed deaths, +13,406 and 145,007,613 confirmed recoveries, +84,172.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,773,385 confirmed cases, UP 25,946 from yesterday’s reporting, 601,301 confirmed deaths, UP 704,[v] and 27,247,206 confirmed recoveries, UP 53,345.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]   
  62. : Note: Since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 284,987 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 174,622 deaths.     
  63. : 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: 3,770,980 confirmed cases, 62,720 confirmed deaths, and 2,013,858 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,296,785 confirmed cases, 36,236 confirmed deaths, and 1,897,257 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,889 confirmed cases, 492 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 425,771 confirmed cases, 5,696 confirmed deaths, and 205,439 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Diamond Princess Ship: they have 46 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 46 confirmed recoveries.[vii]    One America News reported today that recent reports suggest that thousands who have received both does of the Chi-Vi vaccine have tested positive for the lab-created disease while dozens more have succumbed following the second injection.  The question is WHY?  Very few in the news media are seeking proper answers to this perplexing question.   Speaking of this ‘vaccine,’ Joe Biden is going to send millions more doses of the vaccine overseas.  Our bets are on many of them going to Gaza Strip and to Iran.  We will see.
  64. : Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,167 confirmed cases, 6,392 confirmed deaths, and 832,144 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Latvia, a former ally of the Nazis during World War II: 128,688 cases of the virus, 2,280 confirmed deaths and 117,799 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  65. : Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,060.66, DOWN 267.13 points (-0.78%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,303.64, DOWN 75.41 points (-0.56%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,127.83, DOWN 35.46 points (-0.85%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.11 per barrel, -0.38 (-0.58%).  The price of GOLD is $1,869.20 per troy oz., +1.20 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $28.22 per troy ounce, -0.11 (-0.40%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,219.90 per troy oz, -5.40 (-0.44%) while the price of COPPER is $4.71 per pound, -0.02 (-0.37%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,906.79 per troy oz, +0.68 (+0.02%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $28,200.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.70%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.42 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.84.     In Uruguay Peso, one greenback equals 44.18 and in Uzbekistani Som, a buck equals 10,572.00 and in Vanuatu Vatu, one dollar equals 105.87 of theirs.[xii]     
  66. : 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 $4.135 per gallon, $2.889 in Florida, $3.873 in Hawaii, and $3.543 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Vermont: $2.941.  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- Haiti: $2.256 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,302,127,496,812 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.
  67. 2021 Tuesday: Joe Biden Regime News I– In yet another massive giveaway of U.S. taxpayer dollars, Joe Biden’s new ‘child tax credit’ will begin dumping billions of dollars into the pockets of American parents- including ILLEGAL ALIEN parents- beginning on July 15.  Wow.   Speaking of Joe Biden and billions of dollars, the enfeebled old faux president is calling for dumping billions more into ‘cybersecurity’ following the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline and the paying of 4-5 million dollars in ransom.  In other despicable news, White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki says the ‘Abraham Accords are dead on arrival.’  WTF?  Those were the best Middle East peace deals in generations, ones that reconciled Arabs around the world with Israel.  We know where Joe Biden’s loyalties lie.   Elsewhere, the ongoing violence between Israel and the barbarians in Gaza overshadows the ‘domestic agenda’ of the Biden regime.   Finally, the Biden regime is seeking to confiscate the phone records of journalists as they try to find who is behind numerous leaks.  Of course, they say they are following in the footsteps of the 45th president’s administration but we simply do not believe that.  Democrats are totalitarians and totalitarians are Democrats.  Period.  
  68. 2021 Tuesday: Political News I– House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, does not support the Democrats demand to create a ‘bi-partisan commission to delve into the origins of the FALSE FLAG OPERATION on January 06, 2021, the Capitol Hill Riots, aka the ‘Insurrection’ led by Antifa and Black Lives Matter infiltrators who stormed the Capitol and who terrorized lawmakers.   We think it’s a political witch hunt.   Regarding Rep. McCarthy, that loser Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, says that ‘IF the GOP retakes the House, she won’t vote for Leader McCarthy to become the next speaker of the House.’  Oooh, we bet Rep. McCarthy is trembling in his boots.  (Note- Liz, just join the Democratic-Socialists, which is precisely what YOU are).  Finally, in New York, Andrew Giuliani has thrown his hat into the race for governor of the Empire State.  Awesome.
  69. 2021 Tuesday: Political News II– The Portland Oregonian reports that 53-percent of polled Portlanders NO longer feel safe in their city or that they want to continue living there due to all the Antifa and BLM riots that seemingly go on around the clock 24/7/365.  Who can blame them?  Next, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom claims that the ‘surplus’ the Golden State has is $38 billion larger than it truly is.  (Note- you know the Democrats have suckled at the teats of the taxpayers so look into their bank accounts).  Moving on, Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, says the Lone Star State is going to refuse federal enhanced unemployment monies.  It is time for citizens to return to work.  The governor of Texas also is banning ALL mask mandates for schools and other public places. Elsewhere, Governor Kay Ivey, R-AL, signed a bill into law that criminalizes citizens in her state from voting in other states.  Amen.  Finally, churches in the Golden State win a court case against Governor Newsom’s harsh and overbearing COVID-19 restrictions imposed on places of worship.   
  70. 2021 Tuesday: Political News III– U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer is releasing a new book that blasts Democrats’ court-packing schemes.  Dems are not going to like this as he is ‘one of theirs.’  Next, Mallory Quigley says that the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the Mississippi anti-abortion law case is a watershed moment for the Pro-Life Movement v. the Pro-Death Movement.  The new Mississippi law says abortion past 15 weeks is forbidden unless, of course, the life of the mother is in danger.  We hope the high court decides in favor of LIFE as should everyone else.   Elsewhere, the Pentagon plans to monitor all troops’ social media posts as they try to root out extremists in their ranks (meaning WHITE extremists).[xvi]  Next, the White House and the GOP cannot arrive at an agreement on how to move forward with the infrastructure talks.
  71. 2021 TuesdayPolitical News IV– Palestinians in the U.S. are clogging up the streets of major American cities as they protest the violence in Gaza, violence their leaders in Hamas began and now can’t finish.  We hope the Israelis go full-blown pest control mode and clean this vermin out of their ratholes.  Hamas is the SOLE reason as to WHY Palestinians are dying.  If you don’t want to DIE, then stop launching frigging attacks on Israel.   Speaking of Israel, an AP source says the Bidenistas are encouraging Israel to halt its Gaza offensive.  (Note- the Israelis will halt it when they are good and ready).  Meanwhile, a poll suggests that at least 42-percent of Democrat voters would NOT vote again for pathetic old drooling Joe Biden if he is still around in 2024.   (Note- we could have told you that and the percentage will continue going up).  Moving on, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a new HATE CRIMES bill after the massive spike of BLACK DEMOCRATS assaulting ASIAN-AMERICAN DEMOCRATS across the country.[xvii]  Next stop, the desk of Joe Biden (or whoever the f**k is really running the show.  Some say Barack Hussein Obama while others say it’s Susan Rice.  Still, others claim Dictator for Life Xi Jinping is the secret hand pulling the strings.  We are still investigating but one thing is clear- we have a Manchurian Candidate in the White House as we speak). 
  72. 2021 Tuesday: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Tonight’s Mega-Millions jackpot Draw #1660 is sitting at $475 million.  Here are the numbers: 03, 05, 56, 61, 66, and Mega 04.  Out of 195,392 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $183,291 apiece.
  73. 2022 Wednesday: We’re running behind, but we are still here.  Next year will be glorious.

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The Beach Boys returned with another awesome studio album on July 05, 1965: “Summer Days (and Summer Nights).”  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), and Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), as well as some additional guests such as future Beach Boy, Bruce Johnston (vocals, keyboards, and percussion).  Once again, we have a load of long-time beloved tunes such as (1) “Salt Lake City”; (2) “Girl Don’t Tell Me”; (3) “Help Me, Rhonda” (again); (4) “California Girls,” and (5) “Let Him Run Wild.”  Although the album sold loads of copies, the Beach Boys were becoming aware that writing similar tunes about the same topics was beginning to grate on some music critics which began to turn some of the more enlightened listeners of popular music away.  Chief songwriter Brian Wilson would begin having to evolve to keep the family band at the top of the heap, especially since they were in competition with the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and the Kinks.  We hope you will check it out and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We shared the music of the Flamin’ Groovies beginning on Thursday, 25-November-2010 through Sunday, 02-January-2011.  We hope you will check them out and enjoy.

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

[iii] 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.

[iv] When we promote the music of Nirvana, we will do the music of Soundgarden, Stone Temple Pilots, Pearl Jam, Audioslave, and others of the genre and of the time.  Please remain alert for when we do.

[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] Good for you, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, good for you.  Root out those evil white conservatives, uh, we mean extremists.  (Note- this is all bullshit).

[xvii] We have seen black Democrats coldcock elderly Asian women in the streets.  We have seen black Democrats try to stove their heads in with cinderblocks.  We have seen black Democrats punch Asian-American Democrats in the face, on the side of the head, we have seen them try to strangle them while riding the SAFE Metro Transit District subways in Billy “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio’s New York City.  What we have NOT seen are white people attacking Asian Americans no matter how much Democrats claim or wish they were so when it comes to stopping HATE, first, look at yourselves and then look at everyone else you ignorant f**ks.

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

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

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 188

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

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

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

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0833 a 16” x 12” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “My Garden.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

136. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 16, 2022

2021 Sunday H: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News- the recount of ballots in Arizona has already yielded evidence that criminal activities did indeed occur in the subsequent hours after the 2020 Election. There is word that ‘Senator’ Mark Kelly could be recalled, and that Martha McSally returned to her position. We await further developments.

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136. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 16, 2022:

Vice President Levi P. Morton; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Norman J. Coleman; U.S. Interior Secretary James Harlan; U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward; U.S. Treasury Secretary Daniel Manning; Black Sabbath featuring Ronnie James Dio, King Crimson featuring Robert Fripp, Nazareth featuring Darrell Sweet, Nirvana featuring Krist Novoselic, Robin Trower featuring James Dewar, Savoy Brown featuring Roger Earl, and the Who:

  1. 1003 Monday: The 140th Roman Catholic Pope John XVII assumes his role as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until November 06, 1003.
  2. 1605 Monday: The 233rd Roman Catholic Pope Paul V became the shepherd of all Christians on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until January 28, 1621.
  3. 1611 Monday: Future 240th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XI is born Benedetto Odescalchi.  He would pick up his Holy Cross on September 21, 1671 and would lead his global flock from then until August 12, 1689.
  4. 1770 Wednesday:  Marie Antoinette, age 14, married the future King Louis XVI of France, who was only 15 years old.
  5. 1771 Thursday: The Battle of Alamance, a pre-American Revolutionary War battle between local militia and a group of rebels called the Regulators, took place on this date in Alamance County, North Carolina.
  6. 1792 Wednesday: Denmark abolishes the slave trade.
  7. 1801 Saturday: In Florida, N.Y., future 24th U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward is born.  He would serve under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from March 06, 1861, to March 04, 1869.  During this time, he bought Alaska from the Russians, something many saw as foolhardy and a waste of taxpayers’ money.  In fact, so many derided the purchase, they called it “Seward’s Folly;” that is, until massive gold deposits were discovered there.  In 2019, the 45th president of the United States sought to buy Greenland from Denmark, and everyone laughed at him, including the Europeans.  Imagine how important Alaska is to the United States geopolitically and the same could be true of Greenland.  We shall see.
  8. 1817 Friday: Regular steamboat service up-and-down the Mississippi River begins on this date.
  9. 1824 Sunday: The future 22nd Republican vice president of the United States—Levi P. Morton—is born in Shoreham, Vermont, on this date.  He served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 04, 1889, to March 04, 1893.
  10. 1827 Wednesday: In Richfield Springs, N.Y., future first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Noman J. Coleman is born.  A future Democrat, Secretary Coleman would serve under President Grover Cleveland from April 03, 1885, to February 14, 1889.
  11. 1831 Monday: The future 37th U.S. Treasury Secretary Daniel Manning is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 08, 1885, to March 21, 1887.
  12. 1860 Wednesday: At Chicago, the Republican Party selects Abraham Lincoln as its candidate for the presidency of the United States.
  13. 1861 Thursday: The Confederate government offers war volunteers a $10 premium to join the ranks.
  14. 1863 Saturday: During the Vicksburg Campaign, the bloodiest fighting occurs at Champion’s Hill in Mississippi.
  15. 1865 Tuesday: The 8th U.S. Interior Secretary James Harlan assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from today until August 31, 1866.
  16. 1866 Wednesday: Charles Elmer Hires invents root beer on this date.  Elsewhere, Congress authorized the first 5-cent piece to undergo minting.
  17. 1868 Saturday: The U.S. Senate failed by one vote to convict President Andrew Johnson as it took its first ballot on the 11 articles of impeachment against him.  Thirty-five out of 54 senators voted to find Johnson guilty of “high crimes and misdemeanors” over his attempted dismissal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, falling one vote short of the two-thirds majority required to convict; 10 days later, the trial ended after two other articles of impeachment went down in flames, too.  The problem was Johnson wanted to follow the wishes of assassinated President Abraham Lincoln who wanted to treat the South with leniency while Lincoln’s holdover Cabinet members wanted to crush them.
  18. 1869 Sunday: The Cincinnati Reds play their first baseball game and win 41-7.
  19. 1879 Friday: The Treaty of Gandamak between Russia and Great Britain set up the Afghan state as a buffer nation between the two major powers.
  20. 1881 Monday: Near Berlin, the world’s first electric tram goes into service in Licterfelder, Germany.
  21. 1888 Wednesday: Emile Berliner demonstrated the first recording on a flat disc on this date.  Elsewhere, Texas dedicated its capitol on this date in the city of Austin.
  22. 1910 Monday: The U.S. Congress authorized the U.S. Bureau of Mines on this date.
  23. 1911 Tuesday: The remains of a Neanderthal man are uncovered on the island of Jersey in Britain’s Channel Islands.
  24. 1914 Saturday: The American Horseshoe Pitchers Association organizes in Kansas City.
  25. 1918 Thursday: The U.S. Congress passes the Sedition Act of 1918, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense.
  26. 1920 Sunday: Pope Benedict XV- the 258th Roman Catholic Church pontiff- canonized Joan of Arc.  Meanwhile, former Republican Vice President Levi Morton died in Rhinebeck, NY, on his birthday at age 96.
  27. 1927 Monday:  The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that bootleggers must pay income taxes on their ill-gotten gains.
  28. 1929 Thursday: The motion picture industry presented the first Academy Awards on this date.  The movie, “Wings,” won best production while Emil Jannings and Janet Gaynor won best actor and best actress respectively.
  29. 1939 Tuesday: The government began its first food stamp program in Rochester, New York; under future President Barack Obama, it is at the highest levels ever before seen.  Elsewhere, the Philadelphia Athletics and the Cleveland Indians met at Shibe Park in Philly for the first baseball game played under lights in the American League.  
  30. 1940 Thursday: Prime Minister Winston Churchill returns to London from Paris as the Nazi juggernaut rolls across France.  For the Germans, the conquest of France is going better than expected.  French troops are in full retreat while the British are struggling to reach the Channel Coast.  General Heinz Guderian’s XIX Panzer Corps is breaking away from the rest of the steam-rolling army to try to beat the Brits to the coast so as to complete the trap and bag tens of thousands of prisoners.  
  31. 1941 Friday: Over Birmingham, England, the Luftwaffe flies its last great air raid; after this, most units would begin moving eastward for the assault on Russia in early summer.  Meanwhile, the Italian army in Ethiopia under Count Aosta surrenders to the British.
  32. 1943 Sunday: The nearly month-long Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ended as German forces crushed the Jewish resistance and blew up the Great Synagogue.  An estimated 7,000 Jews died during the uprising while the Nazis summarily executed about 7,000 others.  The Nazis deported the remaining Jews, more than 40,000 of them to concentration camps scattered across Poland. 
  33. 1944 Tuesday: The first load of 180,000 Jews arrives at Auschwitz Concentration Camp.
  34. 1946 Thursday: Roger Earl, future original drummer of both Savoy Brown[i] and Foghat[ii] was born in London, England, on this date as was Robert Fripp—future multi-instrumentalist and ongoing original member of the British Prog-Rock band, King Crimson[iii].  Mr. Fripp was born in Wimborne Minster, England.  Elsewhere, Jack Mullin presented the first magnetic tape recorder to the world on this date.
  35. 1947 Friday: In Bournemouth, England, future drummer/vocalist with the Scottish rock band, Nazareth- Darrell Sweet- is born.  He would perform with the band from 1968 until his untimely death while on the road in 1999.[iv]  
  36. 1948 Sunday: Israel issues its first postage stamps.
  37. 1960 Monday: Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California.  Elsewhere, the Big Four summit in Paris collapsed due to the American U-2 spy plane incident.   
  38. 1961 Tuesday: Park Chung-hee seized power in South Korea in a military coup.
  39. 1963 Thursday: Gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in the space capsule Faith 7 to end Project Mercury.
  40. 1965 Sunday: Future bassist with the Grunge Rock band, Nirvana[v]—Krist Novoselic—is born in Compton, California, on this date.  Elsewhere, the Campbell Soup Company introduces SpaghettiOs under its Franco-American brand.
  41. 1966 Monday: China launched the Cultural Revolution, a radical as well as deadly reform movement aimed at purging the country of “counter-revolutionaries.”   This was a euphemism for slaughtering millions of older Chinese civilians who remembered the days before the communist revolution took over the country.
  42. 1969 Friday: Pete Townsend and Roger Daltrey of the Who[vi] undergo arrest on assault charges.
  43. 1975 Friday: Japanese climber Junko Tabei became the first woman to reach the summit of Mt. Everest.  Meanwhile, Muhammad Ali scores a technical knockout over Ron Lyle in the 11th round of their heavyweight title fight.  Lyle’s pro record went to 30-3-1 while Ali’s record went to 47-2 and he retained the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine’s heavyweight champion of the world boxing titles.  Ali’s next fight would be against Joe Bugner in June.  Lyle’s next fight would be against the legendary Earnie Shavers in September.
  44. 1977 Monday: In their heavyweight title fight, Muhammad Ali beats Alfredo Evangelista in 15 rounds in a unanimous decision.  Ali’s record went to 54-2 and retained the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine’s heavyweight champion of the world boxing titles while the Spanish-Uruguayan fighter’s professional record went to 14-2-1.
  45. 1980 Friday: In the 34th National Basketball Association’s Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 4 games to 2.
  46. 1982 Sunday: In the Stanley Cup Finals, the New York Islanders sweep the Vancouver Canucks in 4 games.
  47. 1983 Monday: The Lebanese Parliament signs a peace accord with Israel.
  48. 1984 Wednesday: Comedian Andy Kaufmann died in Los Angeles, California, at age 35.
  49. 1988 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in California v. Greenwood, ruled that police officers may search a person’s trash without a warrant.  Elsewhere, Surgeon General C. Everett Koop released a report declaring nicotine was addictive in ways similar to heroin and cocaine.   
  50. 1989 Tuesday: Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev and Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping ended a 30-year rift when they formally met in Beijing.
  51. 1991 Thursday: Queen Elizabeth is the first British monarch to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress.
  52. 2001 Wednesday: At the Cannes Film Festival, “Mulholland Drive,” a film directed by David Lynch, has its premiere.
  53. 2002 Thursday: In Glasgow, Scotland, James Dewar, the bassist/vocalist with the Scottish rock band, Stone the Crows[vii], and the legendary voice and bass of the original Robin Trower[viii] group died on this date from complications of a rare disease, which caused him to suffer repeated small strokes.
  54. 2010 Sunday: In Houston, Texas, Ronnie James Dio—vocalist who took the place of Ozzie Osborne in Black Sabbath[ix]—lost his battle with stomach cancer on this date; he was 67 years-old.
  55. 2011 Monday: The European Union approves a $110.8 billion (78 billion euro) bailout package for Portugal.  Elsewhere, after 59 years of successful operation, the Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas shutters its doors for good.
  56. 2012 Wednesday: In Beijing, construction crews complete construction of China Central Television Headquarters, ten years after the project began.
  57. 2013 Thursday: Pope Francis calls for worldwide ‘financial reform along ethical lines’, which would curb the ‘tyranny’ of ‘markets and financial speculation’.  Elsewhere, for the first time since 2007, Bill Gates regains the title of the world’s wealthiest man by amassing a personal fortune of $72.7 billion.
  58. 2014 Friday: California burning- near San Diego, California, authorities inform the public that at least 20,000 acres have gone up in smoke within the county.   This is the toll of 11 wildfires.  This crap goes on year after year because Democrats will NOT permit proper forest management, won’t build new dams to collect fresh water instead of allowing it to flow out to sea, and putting so many restrictions atop PG&E and other power companies to fight global warming by pursuing renewable energy goals that are unrealistic.  The state requires good governance and it’s not from the Democrats.
  59. 2015 Saturday: Mohammad Morsi, the first democratically elected leader of Egypt and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, receives a sentence of death for his role in a prison outbreak in 2011 that led to many deaths.  
  60. 2016 Monday: Pfizer announces plans to buy biopharmaceutical company Anacor Pharmaceuticals for $5.2 billion.  Meanwhile, Colombian law enforcement authorities make the largest drug bust in the history of their country: 18,000 pounds of high-grade cocaine.
  61. 2017 Tuesday: As the ongoing effort to destroy President Donald J. Trump continues, Newsweek reports that UNNAMED intelligence officials warned Israel NOT to share sensitive information with the president because he MIGHT pass it on to the Russians.  (Note- this is a load of crap).
  62. 2018 Wednesday: As talks on a summit between North Korea and the United States continues, Pyongyang says that it ‘might cancel the talks if the U.S. continues demanding unilateral disarmament of its nuclear weapons.  They know what happened to Libya that gave up its WMDs and things did not end well for the regime of Moammar Gaddafi.   Likewise, talks that were supposed to occur between North and South Korea are canceled as a protest of U.S. demands.
  63. 2019 Thursday: According to the Global Drug Survey, English-speaking peoples are more likely to get drunk throughout the year than do, non-English speakers, with the British getting drunk the most, an average of 51 times per year.  Folks, this is bogus information as Russians drink more than anyone and communist nations’ citizens (or authoritarian ones) drinking more than anyone anywhere else.   Elsewhere, the Trump administration finally does something that should have happened long ago and that is to cancel $929 million federal grant funding the disastrous California High-Speed Rail project, a project that seems to enrich Democratic politicians and their Chi-Com overseers.  (Note- we await Elon Musk’s Hyperloop which will make the train what it is- an expensive boondoggle).
  64. 2020 Saturday: Thanks to communist China, the Wuhan Virus Crisis continues as the disease continues causing problems around the world.  However, information coming from independent sources within the totalitarian state report as many as 750,000 cases of the coronavirus with possible number of deaths ranging from 150,000-to-250,000.  Since the authoritarian state won’t tell the world the truth, we must rely on these brave sources willing to put their lives and those of their families at risk to get the truth out to the rest of the world.  Here are the global statistics for today: 4,626,632 confirmed cases what with 311,363 confirmed deaths but 1,679,428 confirmed recoveries which is amazing, the number of recoveries compared to deaths.  In the United States, we have 1,497,244 confirmed cases, 89,420 confirmed deaths, but 272,525 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states where we have chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the stats, state by state, beginning first with the Golden State: 76,793 confirmed cases, 3,204 confirmed deaths, but of course, 0 confirmed recoveries- California, give us the information!  You are no better than flipping communist China!  For Hawaii, we have 638 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 564 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Gov. Ige.  For the once great state of Washington, now beset by a socialist state government, here are the stats: 18,288 confirmed cases, 999 confirmed deaths, but like that fellator Gov. Gavin Newsom in California, NO number of confirmed recoveries because Gov. Inslee won’t share the stats.  Vote these scumbags out of office as soon as possible.  
  65. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 163,716,770 confirmed cases, +6,113, 3,393,335  confirmed deaths, +117 and 143,320,593 confirmed recoveries, +77,970.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,715,951 confirmed cases, UP 20,704 from yesterday’s reporting, 600,147 confirmed deaths, UP 308,[x] and 27,136,020 confirmed recoveries, UP 38,423.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xi]   
  66. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 283,944 Chi-Vi Deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 175,665 deaths.     
  67. 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: 3,768,962 confirmed cases, 62,687 confirmed deaths, and 2,011,220 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,292,004 confirmed cases, 36,085 confirmed deaths, and 1,885,265 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,761 confirmed cases, 492 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 424,930 confirmed cases, 5,684 confirmed deaths, and 205,072 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Grand Princess Ship: they have 122 confirmed cases, 7 confirmed deaths, and 115 confirmed recoveries.[xii]   
  68. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,119 confirmed cases, 6,382 confirmed deaths, and 832,072 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- South Korea, a rising power in East Asia: 132,290 cases of the virus, 1,903 confirmed deaths and 122,163 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]     
  69. 2021 Sunday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,382.13, UP 360.68 points (+1.06%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,429.98, UP 304.99 points (+2.32%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,173.85, UP 61.35 points (+1.49%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.51 per barrel, +0.14 (+0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,844.00 per troy oz., +5.90 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $27.53 per troy ounce, +0.16 (+0.58%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,231.10 per troy oz, +8.30 (+0.68%) while the price of COPPER is $4.06 per pound, +0.01 (+0.19%).[xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,892.50 per troy oz, +29.61 (+1.03%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $28,400.00 per troy oz., +400.00 (+1.43%).[xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.44 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.94.     In Trinidad and Tobago Dollar, one greenback equals 6.76 and in Tunisian Dinar, a buck equals 2.73 and in Turkish Lira, one dollar equals 8.44 of theirs.[xvii]    
  70. 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 $4.128 per gallon, $2.893 in Florida, $3.862 in Hawaii, and $3.535 in Washington state.[xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Utah: $3.359.  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- United Arab Emirates: $2.247 per U.S. Gallon.[xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,294,956,742,867 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.
  71. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– And they used to complain about President Donald J. Trump using Department of Defense funds to defend the southern border, we learn today that Joe Biden has diverted $2 billion from federal healthcare programs to care for illegal aliens overrunning the border.  Wow.   Meanwhile, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says that Joe Biden should relieve “Kooky Kamala” Harris of her duties as border czar because in 54 days in this position, the least popular woman in the United States has yet to visit the border.
  72. 2021 Sunday G: Foreign News / Overseas News–  Australia announces it is going to keep its borders closed to all but its own citizens returning home until mid-2022.   Next, the U.S. Department of Defense says that ‘yes indeed, Israel has the right to defend herself.’  Hell, we already know that.  They are on a crusade to eliminate Hamas and other Islamist scum from the planet.  We say continue. 
  73. 2021 Sunday H: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– the recount of ballots in Arizona has already yielded evidence that criminal activities did indeed occur in the subsequent hours after the 2020 Election.  There is word that ‘Senator’ Mark Kelly could be recalled, and that Martha McSally returned to her position.  We await further developments.
  74. 2021 Sunday I: Political News I– South Carolina reelected Drew McKissick to continue on as the state’s GOP chair of the state.  Next, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-Fl, has reached an agreement with the Seminole Nation for expanded casino development and gambling.  (Note- Chef Cherry and hubby are excited by this news- Hawaii never went for casinos).   Elsewhere, new polls show that IF Joe Biden does not run for a second term in 2024 and “Kooky Kamala” Harris somehow dips her corrupt toe in the water, her popularity as a candidate is in the pits.  (Note- we could have told them that- she was a disaster in California, too.  Thank God she’s gone).
  75. 2021 Sunday J: Miscellaneous News I–  Joe Exotic is seeking an early release from the slammer due to a possible cancer diagnosis.   Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, 1,500 trailers meant to house the homeless are sitting vacant in parking lots.  In other news, the FBI has re-classified the Alexandria, Virginia, baseball shooting of a few years back as ‘domestic terrorism.’  The dumb SOBs said at first it was a ‘case of suicide by cop.’  How flipping stupid do you think all of us are?  The ‘domestic terrorism’ call was the ONLY call.  (Note- for the BIG GOVERNMENT folks, they need another generation or two of misinformed souls before they can begin pulling the scams on us).
  76. 2022 Monday: We know, we’re behind…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0832 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Fiery Sky.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album by the Beach Boys came out in time for the Christmas holidays: “The Beach Boys Christmas Album” (November 09, 1964).  Once again, the lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), and Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals).  They also had some additional musicians to round out the holiday joy: a horn section, an orchestra for some of the tunes, as well as a session drummer- Jack Sperling- along with some others.  There are 12 Christmas tunes on this album including five penned by Brian Wilson and vocalist Mike Love such as the classic, “Little St. Nick.”  This is an awesome album, we encourage everyone to seek out, give it a listen, and then consider adding it to your collection.  We believe you will be extremely glad that you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[ii] We began promoting the music of Foghat, one of the all-time greatest rock bands to explode out of England, beginning on Monday, 18-February-2018 through Monday, 19-March-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this celebrated group out by checking out the blog posts on those dates.

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

[iv] We hope to do the music of Nazareth within the next 4-5 years.  Stay tuned.

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

[vi] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015.  We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey.  We know you will enjoy them.

[vii] When we promoted the music of Procol Harum and Robin Trower, we should have presented Stone the Crows.  We apologize for this oversight.

[viii] We began promoting the music of both Procol Harum and Robin Trower along with Gary Brooker beginning on Monday, 16-March-2015 through Sunday, 31-May-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your growing music collection.

[ix] We hope to offer the music of Black Sabbath sometime in the next decade.

[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.

135. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2022

42. 1974 Wednesday: Three Palestinian infiltrators took 100 pupils hostage at a school in the town of Maalot in northern Israel; the gunmen killed 22 children as Israeli troops stormed the building, killing the hostage-takers. Good riddance to the terrorist scum.

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135. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2022:

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U.S. Attorney General Levi Lincoln Sr.; U.S. Interior Secretaries Jacob Thompson, John P. Usher, and Franklin K. Lane; heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry; “Let it Be” by the Beatles, the Keef Hartley Band featuring Gary Thain, Little River Band featuring Graeham Goble, Roxy Music featuring Brian Eno, and the Strawbs featuring Tony Fernandez:

  1. 884 Monday: Marinus I ends his reign as the 108th Roman Catholic Pope.  He served from December 16, 882 until today.  
  2. 1248 Friday: Archbishop Konrad von Hockstaden lays the cornerstone for the Cologne cathedral.
  3. 1252 Wednesday: Pope Innocent IV, the 180th Roman Catholic pope, authorizes, but also limits, the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition.
  4. 1536 Friday: King Henry VIII and his nobles accuse Anne Boleyn and Lord Rochford of incest and adultery.
  5. 1567 Monday: Mary Queen of Scots married her third husband, James Hepburn, the Earl of Bothwell, who had been implicated in (but acquitted of) the death of Mary’s second husband, Lord Darnley.
  6. 1602 Wednesday: English navigator Bartholomew Gosnoid and his ship, the Concord, arrived at present-day Cape Cod, which educators credit him with naming.
  7. 1610 Saturday: The Parliament of Paris appoints 8-year-old Louis XIII as the king.
  8. 1718 Sunday: James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents the world’s first machine gun.
  9. 1749 Thursday: In Hingham, Massachusetts Bay, British N.A., future fourth U.S. Attorney General Levi Lincoln Sr. is born.  A future Democratic-Republican, he would serve under President Thomas Jefferson from March 05, 1801, to March 03, 1805.
  10. 1796 Sunday: Napoleon Bonaparte enters Milan in triumph.
  11. 1810 Tuesday: In Leasburg, N.C., future 6th U.S. Interior Secretary Jacob Thompson is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President James Buchanan from March 10, 1857, to January 08, 1861.
  12. 1862 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln signed an act establishing the Department of Agriculture.
  13. 1863 Friday: Edouard Manet’s painting “Le dejeuner sur l’herbe” (The Lunch on the Grass) went on display in Paris, France, scandalizing viewers with its depiction of a nude woman seated on the ground with two fully dressed men at a picnic in a wooded area.
  14. 1865 Monday: The 7th U.S. Interior Secretary John P. Usher left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from January 01, 1863, to May 15, 1865.
  15. 1869 Saturday: National Woman Suffrage Association forms in New York, founded by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
  16. 1883 Tuesday: Italy signs a military peace treaty with Austro-Hungary and Germany.
  17. 1905 Monday: City organizers found the city of Las Vegas, Nevada, on this date.
  18. 1911 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that Standard Oil Company was a monopoly in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act and ordered its breakup.
  19. 1918 Wednesday: Under the direction of the Post Office Department, regular airmail service between New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC, began on this date.  It later became the U.S. Postal Service.
  20. 1921 Sunday: In Rochester, Minnesota, former 26th U.S. Interior Secretary Franklin K. Lane died at age 56.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 06, 1913, to March 01, 1920.
  21. 1926 Saturday: After a four-day flight over an icecap in Alaska, heavy ice forming on the dirigible Norge forced Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth to land in the boonies. 
  22. 1930 Thursday: Registered nurse Ellen Church, the first airline flight attendant, went on duty aboard an Oakland-to-Chicago flight operated by Boeing Air Transport (a forerunner of United Airlines).
  23. 1940 Wednesday: German troops occupy Amsterdam.  Meanwhile, German armored units begin crossing northern France.  Elsewhere in the United States, DuPont nylon stockings hit retailer shelves for the first time.  Finally, the original McDonald’s restaurant, owned by Richard and Maurice McDonald, underwent its grand opening in San Bernardino, California.
  24. 1941 Thursday: Joe DiMaggio starts 56-game hitting streak; the New York Yankees, however, lose the game 13-1.
  25. 1942 Friday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed a measure creating the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, whose members we know as WACs.  Wartime gasoline rationing went into effect in 17 Eastern states, limiting sales to three gallons a week for non-essential vehicles.
  26. 1943 Saturday: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ends as the remaining Jews surrender to the Nazis; the ghetto then undergoes razing.
  27. 1944 Monday: American General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Brits General Bernard Law Montgomery, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and King George VI discuss D-Day.
  28. 1945 Tuesday: In Bakersfield, California, future heavyweight boxing contender Jerry Quarry is born.  During his professional boxing career, he would compile a record of 66 fights, 53 wins (32 KOS), 9 losses, and 4 draws and would fight some of the biggest names in the business, including Muhammad Ali.
  29. 1946 Wednesday: Future drummer of the English folk rock group, the Strawbs- Tony Fernandez- is born on this date.
  30. 1947 Thursday: Future guitarist/vocalist (1975-1992) with the Little River Band[i]– Graeham Goble- is born in Adelaide, Australia, on this date.
  31. 1948 Saturday: Brian Eno, future rock keyboardist with Roxy Music[ii] and as a solo artist was born in Melton, Suffolk, England, on this date as future bassist for the Keef Hartley Band[iii], Gary Thain, is in Christchurch, New Zealand.  Elsewhere, Transjordan, Egypt, Syria, Iraq, and Lebanon attacked Israel only hours after it declared its independence.
  32. 1951 Tuesday: AT&T became the first corporation to have one million stockholders.
  33. 1953 Friday: Heavyweight Rocky Marciano knocks out Jersey Joe Walcott in the first round to win the title.
  34. 1955 Sunday: The Vienna Treaty signed by France, Britain, the U.S., and the USSR restores Austrian independence.  Note: of all the territories conquered by the Russians during World War II, Austria was the only nation to get its independence back.
  35. 1957 Wednesday: Over Christmas Island, the British test their first hydrogen bomb.
  36. 1963 Wednesday: Weight Watchers undergoes incorporation in New York.  Meanwhile, 1963:  Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper blasted off aboard Faith 7 on the final mission of the Project Mercury space program.
  37. 1966 Sunday: Battles between Buddhists and the South Vietnamese army break out; at least 80 died.
  38. 1970 Friday: When police opened fire on a crowd of student protesters, Phillip Lafayette Gibbs, and James Earl Green—two black students at Jackson State University in Mississippi—lose their lives.
  39. 1971 Saturday: Apple Records releases the final album by the Beatles[iv], “Let it Be” in the United States.
  40. 1972 Monday: An assassination attempt on the life of Alabama governor and noted racist, George Wallace occurs on this date when bona fide nut Arthur Bremer shoots the governor, paralyzing him in the process.
  41. 1973 Tuesday: California Angel Nolan Ryan throws his first no-hitter, beating the Kansas City Royals by a score of 3-0.
  42. 1974 Wednesday: Three Palestinian infiltrators took 100 pupils hostage at a school in the town of Maalot in northern Israel; the gunmen killed 22 children as Israeli troops stormed the building, killing the hostage-takers.
  43. 1975 Thursday: U.S. forces invaded the Cambodian island of Koh Tang and captured the American merchant ship Mayaguez, which the communist Kymer Rouge had seized.  All 39 members of the crew had already been returned by the murderous thugs; however, some 40 U.S. servicemembers were killed in the brief but brutal fighting.  Many consider this incident to be the ultimate battle of the Vietnam War.
  44. 1988 Sunday: Moscow orders the withdrawal of 115,000 troops from neighboring Afghanistan.
  45. 1991 Wednesday: President George H. W. Bush takes Queen Elizabeth to a Baltimore Orioles-Oakland A’s baseball game.
  46. 1999 Saturday: The Russian parliament could not obtain enough votes to impeach President Boris Yeltsin.
  47. 2000 Monday: By a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court threw out a key provision of the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, saying that rape victims could not sue their attackers in federal court.
  48. 2010 Saturday: Sudanese forces kill over 150 members of the Justice and Equality Movement in their effort to gain control of a rebel held area in Darfur.  Meanwhile, Jessica Watson, a 16-year-old Australian who’d spent seven months at sea in her pink yacht, became the youngest person to sail around the world solo, nonstop and unassisted as she arrived back home in Sydney.  Meanwhile- and this is a good one- Google admits that it has been scooping up data sent over unencrypted wi-fi networks for the past three years.  They claim it was a ‘mistake’ and that they feel bad; they also ground their fleet of ‘Street View’ cars that have been scooping up unencrypted networks as they tool around American cities.  WTF?
  49. 2011 Sunday: Suzanne Mubarak, wife of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, has open-heart surgery after having a heart attack brought on by a corruption investigation.  Elsewhere, two suspected members of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb undergo arrest in Tunisia for carrying bombs and explosives near the city of Ramada.
  50. 2012 Tuesday: France swears in Francois Hollande, the 24th President of France.  Elsewhere, Palestinians take to the streets in the tens of thousands to protest Israel having ‘forced them out in 1948 when the Israelis declared their independence.’  Let us get this straight: PALESTINIAN leaders told their people to flee to the boonies rather than remaining and becoming something bigger and better.  Instead, they fled and have been living in squalor for the resulting decades instead of improving their lot with the billions of dollars the global community has given them.
  51. 2013 Wednesday: The Eurozone announces the sixth straight quarter of recession; Germany reports weak growth and negative growth in Spain, Italy, and France.  Elsewhere, a report from eBay hits the news about the sale of what was reputed to be the original recipe for Coca-Cola.  Apparently, the seller found it at an estate sale and listed it at the auction site for $15 million.  BOOM!  The recipe was sold for $15 million.  Truly?  Wow.
  52. 2014 Thursday: According to Brainy History, German company Linde begins constructing a facility to convert wind power to hydrogen; the plant will help Germany in its efforts to increase reliance on renewable energy sources.  Elsewhere, near a prison in Israel where Palestinian criminals, thugs, and terrorists are incarcerated, protests by other Palestinians get out of hand leading to two of them being shot and killed by Israeli troops.
  53. 2015 Friday: A jury sentenced POS jihadist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three and left more than 250 wounded.  Also, according to Brainy History, Google will begin testing self-driving cars on the streets of Mountain View, California this summer; the company has tested modified versions of existing vehicles but will now test cars developed specifically for self-driving.
  54. 2016 Sunday: Suicide bombers continue carrying out attacks across Iraq.  North of Baghdad in Taji, suicide bombers hit a plant that manufactures cooking gas killing at least 18 people and wounding God knows how many more while across the rest of the country, Islamic thugs kill another 12-15 people.  What the hell is wrong with these people?
  55. 2017 Monday: Federal prosecutors prosecute the first case of a hate crime directed at a transgender under the federal Hate Crimes Act, the murder of Mercedes Williamson.  Meanwhile, in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, the authorities declare a state of emergency after a cholera outbreak kills at least 115 people and sickens numerous others.
  56. 2018 Tuesday: Once again, Palestinians acting crazy costs them big time.  Along the border between Gaza and Israel, Israeli security forces are forced to kill 58 and to send another 1,700-plus to the hospital because the angry rioters were protesting the moving of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem where it belongs. 
  57. 2019 Wednesday: Angering the Pro-Death movement, Alabama passes a law restricting abortion to all but the most extreme cases.  The ban includes abortions based on rape and incest.  It is what it is.  Sadly, numerous court challenges by the Pro-Death lobby have kept it blocked from implementation.  Next, President Donald J. Trump granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who had written a flattering political biography of Trump.  (In 2007, a jury convicted Black of fraud in 2007 and he spent more than three years in prison).  Next, California fire officials said an investigation found that power lines owned by PG&E Corp. had sparked a blaze that killed 85 people and nearly destroyed the town of Paradise in 2018; it was the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century. Elsewhere, Mexico City declares a state of emergency after air pollution reaches toxic levels.  How come the environmentalists are down there screeching about how Mexico is destroying the environment?
  58. 2020 Friday: Blue states continue to chafe under far-left pro-communist China governors.  In California, things continue being locked down with ultra-left Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti promising a lockdown of the city through August.  Meanwhile, nut-bag Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer continues crying about how ‘Nazis and KKK and pro-Confederacy, misogynists, and other horrible white trash are trying to drive her from office.  Bitch: YOU need to go.  Elsewhere like in New York and other states continue suffering and dying while Red States like Georgia and others that have reopened or are reopening as we speak continue to see fewer cases and far less deaths. 
  59. 2020 Friday A: COVID-19 Kung Flu stats for the day: around the globe, we have 4,534,952 confirmed cases, 307,108 confirmed deaths, BUT 1,633,185 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,472,143 confirmed cases, 88,199 confirmed deaths, and 259,834 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, we have chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the numbers, California first: 73,164 confirmed cases, 3,032 confirmed deaths, BUT 0 confirmed recoveries; the question is WHY?  Hawaii: 638 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 565 confirmed recoveries.  Washington state where lunatic Governor Jay Inslee demands restaurant owners follow Gestapo methods such as taking names and addresses of diners so his army of SS contact tracers can visit them (people are going to get shot), we have: 17,826 confirmed cases, 991 confirmed deaths, BUT 0 confirmed recoveries.  Like Gov. Gavin Newsom, Gov. Inslee is a political hack and deserves a swift boot in the butt and removal from office.  The American people understand WHO is responsible for this mess, it’s the communist Chinese and their Democratic Party partners.  That’s right, the REAL collusion is between Beijing and the Democratic Party.  You would have to be blind NOT to see it…
  60. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 163,142,091 confirmed cases, +607,971, 3,382,455  confirmed deaths, +11,316 and 142,540,899 confirmed recoveries, +111,035.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,695,247 confirmed cases, UP 24,973 from yesterday’s reporting, 599,839 confirmed deaths, UP 488,[v] and 27,097,597 confirmed recoveries, UP 390,796.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]   
  61. 2021 Saturday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 283,636 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 175,973 deaths.     
  62. 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: 3,767,778 confirmed cases, 62,654 confirmed deaths, and 2,010,784 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,289,522 confirmed cases, 36,065 confirmed deaths, and 1,878,129 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,637 confirmed cases, 491 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 424,708 confirmed cases, 5,679 confirmed deaths, and 204,905 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Navajo Nation: they have 30,693 confirmed cases, 1,291 confirmed deaths, and 29,294 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  63. 2021 Saturday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,118 confirmed cases, 6,381 confirmed deaths, and 831,950 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Portugal, a once great colonial power: 841,848 cases of the virus, 17,006 confirmed deaths and 802,671 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  64. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,382.13, UP 360.68 points (+1.06%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,429.98, UP 304.99 points (+2.32%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,173.85, UP 61.35 points (+1.49%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.51 per barrel, +0.14 (+0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,844.00 per troy oz., +5.90 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $27.53 per troy ounce, +0.16 (+0.58%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,231.10 per troy oz, +8.30 (+0.68%) while the price of COPPER is $4.06 per pound, +0.01 (+0.19%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,892.50 per troy oz, +29.61 (+1.03%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $28,400.00 per troy oz., +400.00 (+1.43%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.44 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Taiwan Dollar, one greenback equals 27.96 and in Tanzanian Schilling, a buck equals 2,313.00 and in Thai Baht, one dollar equals 31.36 of theirs.[xii]    
  65. 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- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.124 per gallon, $2.894 in Florida, $3.857 in Hawaii, and $3.534 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Texas: $2.761.  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- Oman: $2.232 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,290,267,383,104 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.
  66. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris is in her 53rd day in this ‘prestigious post’ and has yet- we repeat- has yet to visit the southern border.  Speaking of the border cataclysm, One America News reported today that the United States has spent $628,716,544 to care for the 312,151 illegals that have managed to cross into the country since New Year’s Day.  In fact, OAN reports that the total number of illegals lurking within the shadows of the country is around 35,511,034 which is what this site has said for more than a decade now, that there are between 35-50 million illegals in the country sucking away at the taxpayers’ teats.  What the hell is going on?[xvi]  Speaking of the illegal alien calamity, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, DS-CA, says that ‘California is going to bestow free healthcare on illegal aliens aged 60 and older within the no-longer-golden-state.’  And we thought this POS wanted to keep his job.  He’s a goner… In other border news, Governor Gregg Abbott, R-TX, says that enough fentanyl has been seized along the southern border to kill every man, woman, and child in the state of New York.
  67. 2021 Saturday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Yesterday, the United States called on Azerbaijan to pull its troops back from the Armenian border.  Elsewhere, as Islamist scum continue their assault on Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that ‘Israel is teaching the Hamas rabble and other Islamists a tough lesson that they cannot get away with attacking the state of Israel.’  Continue lighting ‘em up, Mr. Prime Minister.  Teach that riffraff a lesson they won’t soon forget.[xvii]  There are those, however, who say that Israel is the instigator in all this which is BULLS**T.  It’s BS because the hundreds of millions of dollars given to the Palestinian Authority never seems to go to making the lives of the citizens better but to keep them in squalor.  Gaza could be as prosperous as Israel is but it’s not because the money goes strictly to hate and attacks on Israel.
  68. 2021 Saturday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– At least 18 states are now lifting mask mandates forced on their citizens during the COVID-19 crisis.  Freedom is slowly beginning to return although you wouldn’t know it up north in Canada where Canadian cops are arresting preachers for holding services. 
  69. 2021 Saturday I: Joe Biden News I– President Donald J. Trump points out the sad but extremely evident truth that all the failures besetting Joe Biden demonstrates he is losing whatever weak grip he had on the United States.  The entire world can see it.  Speaking of decrepit old Joe, he is coming under increasing fire from after reporters shared information about his SECRET Venmo account, one of the most popular peer-to-peer payment apps that a guy like “Pro-China” Joe Biden can use to move money around from the Chi-Coms to the outstretched, greedy hands of family members and friends.  They call it a ‘national security risk.’   
  70. 2021 Saturday J: Joe Biden News II– House Minority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st congressional district, said yesterday that ‘Joe Biden spends more time helping Hamas and Iran than he ever has Israel.’  What is up with anti-Semitic Joe Biden?  Meanwhile, a new report in the Washington Examiner suggests that when Joe Biden ‘doesn’t like’ the information he is getting from his aides, he lights them up with profanity-laced tirades, sends them trembling into the shadows of the White House.[xviii]  Sad to say, this is yet another sign of increasing dementia on the part of the ‘commander-in-chief,’ the usurper lingering in the White House.  Donald Trump must come back.  NOW.
  71. 2021 Saturday K: Joe Biden Regime News I– In other Joe Biden-related news, his pick for a sensitive position in the U.S. Department of Justice- racist Kristin Clarke- is trying to maintain her nomination by backing away from her own tirades about Republicans in general and now U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh.  This woman has used loads of hates speech against various conservatives and Senate Republicans are taking her to task for her foul-mouthed rants.  (Note- we expect they will still pass this unfit and unqualified bigot through to the Civil Rights Division.  What a disaster).  In other Biden regime news, Neera Tanden, a person who could not make it through her own confirmation due to similar problems as Ms. Clarke is now a senior White House advisor to President Susan Rice, UH, we mean, Joe Biden.  (Sorry for the gaff).
  72. 2021 Saturday L: Political News I– President Donald J. Trump wished current GOP conference chair in South Carolina- Drew McKissick- luck in his upcoming election battle.  Speaking of President Trump, he spoke to the Ohio GOP on the myriad critical issues facing the ‘Joe Biden administration.’   In other political news, even though hydrogen has proven to be the cheapest, most efficient fuel for cars of the future, Dems in California are pushing forward with ALL electric vehicles which means more coal consumption and dependence upon unreliable green energy sources.  Within the decade, they seek to eliminate all gas-fueled cars which is why this November and November 20222, the citizens of the state must send these Marx-loving liberal losers packing.  Finally, Rep. Maxine “Prune Face” Waters, DS-CA 43rd congressional district, is lambasting Fox News Channel for having reported she sought protection from the U.S. air marshals on her return flight home from Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she was ginning up anger the weekend before Officer Chauvin was convicted.  She can blast FNC all she likes but this sounds like something this hypocritical loser would do.[xix]
  73. 2021 Saturday M: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– Law enforcement authorities arrested three skanks who threw a bloody pig’s head and other animal liquids over the FORMER home of a hired expert who testified in the recent trial of Officer Derek Chauvin on his behalf.  Lock these troglodyte bitches up.  Elsewhere, former Green Beret Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins has been given a 15-plus-year stretch in a federal prison for having spied for the Russian government for the past 15 years.  What a disgrace.
  74. 2021 Saturday N: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws– first, here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3560 with a $47 million pot on the line: 06, 18, 27, 35, 36, and Mega 25.  Out of 125,985 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $23,053 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) South Tahoe Bottle Shop, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 and (2) 7-11 in Torrance, CA 90501.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #847 with a $183 million pot on the line tonight: 04, 10, 37, 39, 69, and Powerball 24.  Out of 75,956 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $20,305 apiece.
  75. 2022 Sunday:  Stick around for whatever the news is today…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

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The Beach Boys first live album, “Beach Boys Concert,” came out on October 19, 1964.  It showed the frenetic pace of a Beach Boys show which rocked from start to finish with the exception of an acapella tune here and there.   Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), and Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals).  You get hits from start to finish what with “Fun, Fun, Fun,” “Little Old Lady from Pasadena,” “Little Deuce Coupe,” “In My Room,” “I Get Around,” and even Chuck Berry’s “Johnny B. Goode.”  Folks, if you never saw the Beach Boys in their first decade or have never seen them live period, well, we hope you rush out and add this one to your collection.  We know you will be extremely glad you did so please, seek it out now and add it to your collection.  You will be amazed at how wonderful it is.  Enjoy.

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[i] Not sure as to when we will promote the music of the Little River Band, but you can be sure that one day we will.  In the 1970s, they were one of the all-time great touring rock acts and their record sales were mind-blowing.  Please, stay tuned.

[ii] We presented the music of Roxy Music at the secondary blog and hope to do it at the main blog sometime within the next 3 years. At the secondary blog, we began promoting the music of this famed British band as well as of Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay, and Phil Manzanera beginning on Wednesday, September 07, 2016, through several successive months.  We hope you will seek them out.

[iii] 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.

[iv] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The “Let It Be” album appeared on Saturday, 03-December-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[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] The amazing thing is that IF someone refers to the ‘replacement theory’ whereby American liberals replace the American population with low-skilled, foreign-born, poorly educated to ignorant illegal aliens, they are called ‘CRAZY’ or even worse, labeled as RACISTS.  While we hate to say this, it sure seems as though the liberals are bent on replacing the American people with illegal aliens.

[xvii] Wouldn’t it be awesome if a meteorite came down and blew the Al-Aqsa Mosque up?  That would be a sign from the heavens to be sure…

[xviii] Remember when the Fake News Media and Democrats everywhere had a massive meltdown when President Donald J. Trump supposedly called Third World nations shithole countries?  Yet, none of them say a peep about Joe Biden launching profanity-laced tirades against trembling staffers, throwing F-bombs and other foul words at them that would make even a guy like President Lyndon Baines Johnson blush? 

[xix] This amazing story has made “Prune Face” Waters our second entry onto the 4th annual Lavrentiy Beria Award.  Man, we hope she wins.

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

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

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

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

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

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0830 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Poppy Land.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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

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

[ii] We began offering music by the supergroup Cream on Friday, 17-January-2014 through Monday, 03-February-2014.  Please seek out their albums by visiting posts on those corresponding dates.  You will be glad you did.

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

[iv] We began promoting the music of both Procol Harum and Robin Trower along with Gary Brooker beginning on Monday, 16-March-2015 through Sunday, 31-May-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your growing music collection.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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