201. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2021

BB. 1974 Saturday: Turkish forces invaded Cyprus after a coup by supporters of a union with Greece. Battling the Greeks who possessed the island for centuries, the Turks committed massive numbers of atrocities on Greek civilians. The island nation is still torn asunder today.

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201. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2021:

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U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Melville Fuller; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Wiley Blount Rutledge and William J. Brennan; U.S. Attorneys General Roger B. Taney and Elliot Richardson; U.S. Secretary of Defense Elliot Richardson; AC/DC featuring Dave Evans, Carlos Santana, “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” by Iron Butterfly, and the Moody Blues featuring John Lodge:

  1. 1031 Wednesday: Henry I succeeds father, Robert II as king of France.
  2. 1654 Monday: Through the Anglo-Portuguese Treaty, Portugal comes under the control of England.
  3. 1808 Wednesday: Napoleon Bonaparte decrees that all French Jews adopt family names.
  4. 1810 Friday: Colombia declares independence from Spain.
  5. 1831 Wednesday: The 11th U.S. Attorney General Roger B. Taney assumed his post today.  First a Federalist and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until November 14, 1833 and then became 12th U.S. Treasury Secretary and then 5th U.S. Supreme Court chief justice.
  6. 1859 Wednesday: Brooklyn and New York play baseball at the Fashion Park Racecourse on Long Island, N.Y.  The game marks the first time a stadium charges admission to see a ball game.  It cost $0.50 to get in and none of the players received a salary.
  7. 1861 Saturday: The Congress of the Confederate States of America officially convened in Richmond, Virginia.
  8. 1868 Monday: The first use of tax stamps on cigarettes takes place as legislation ordering it went into effect in the United States. 
  9. 1871 Thursday: British Columbia entered Confederation as the sixth Canadian province.
  10. 1881 Wednesday: Sioux war chief Sitting Bull who evaded capture since the slaughter at Little Big Horn, surrenders to Federal troops.
  11. 1888 Friday: The 50th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and 8th Chief Justice Melville Fuller took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Grover Cleveland nominated him to fill the seat of the 7th (and 43rd overall) Chief Justice Morrison Waite.  Chief Justice Fuller served from today until July 04, 1910.
  12. 1894 Friday: In Cloverport, Kentucky, future 83rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Wiley Blount Rutledge is born.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated the Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice James F. Byrne.  Rutledge served 02-11-1943 to 09-10-1949.
  13. 1913 Sunday: Turkish troops capture Adrianople and Erdine from Bulgaria. 
  14. 1917 Friday: The World War I draft lottery went into operation.  Meanwhile, the Pact of Corfu, which sees the formation of Yugoslavia by Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes.
  15. 1920 Tuesday: In Boston, Massachusetts, future 11th U.S. Secretary of Defense Elliot Richardson is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Richard M. Nixon from January 30, 1973 to May 24, 1973.  He also served the nation as its 69th U.S. Attorney General.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Richard M. Nixon from May 25, 1973 to October 20, 1973.
  16. 1923 Friday: In Peral, gunmen assassinated Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa on this date.
  17. 1938 Wednesday: After Japan withdraws from consideration, Finland is awarded the next Winter Olympics Games in 1940; unfortunately, this would not happen thanks to the outbreak of World War II in 1939 as well as the Winter War between Finland and Russia.
  18. 1942 Monday: The first detachment of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps commences basic training at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, on this date.
  19. 1944 Thursday: An attempt by a group of German officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler with a bomb failed as the explosion only wounded the Nazi leader.  Elsewhere in the world, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was nominated for an unprecedented fourth term of office at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.  Meanwhile, U.S. troops invade Japanese-occupied Guam.
  20. 1945 Friday: John Lodge, bassist and vocalist with the British rock band, The Moody Blues[i], was born on this date in Birmingham, England.
  21. 1947 Sunday: Carlos Santana[ii], future rock guitarist and vocalist, is born in Autlán, Mexico, on this date.   
  22. 1949 Wednesday: Israel’s 19-month-long War of Independence ends as the nation gains its freedom.  
  23. 1951 Friday: Jordan’s King Abdullah I was assassinated in Jerusalem by a Palestinian gunman who was shot dead on the spot by security.
  24. 1953 Monday: Future vocalist with the crazed rock band, AC/DC[iii], Dave Evans (1973-1974) is born in Carmarthen, England, on this date.
  25. 1954 Tuesday: The Geneva Accords divided Vietnam into northern and southern entities.
  26. 1968 Saturday: The First International Special Olympics Games, organized by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, were held at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.  Elsewhere, Iron Butterfly’s[iv] “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” becomes the first heavy metal song to make the charts at #117.
  27. 1969 Sunday: Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon after reaching the surface in their Apollo 11 lunar module.
  28. 1974 Saturday: Turkish forces invaded Cyprus after a coup by supporters of a union with Greece.  Battling the Greeks who possessed the island for centuries, the Turks committed massive numbers of atrocities on Greek civilians.  The island nation is still torn asunder today.  The Turks must surrender it back to the rightful owners of the island.
  29. 1976 Monday: America’s Viking I robot spacecraft made a successful, first-ever landing on the surface of Mars.
  30. 1977 Wednesday: A flash flood hit Jonestown, Pa., killing more than 80 people and causing $350 million worth of damage.
  31. 1982 Tuesday: Irish Republican Army bombs exploded in two London parks, killing eight British soldiers along with seven horses belonging to the Queen’s Household Cavalry.  Elsewhere, due to the lying of the Soviet Union, President Ronald Reagan ordered a complete pullout from the comprehensive test ban negotiations indefinitely.
  32. 1988 Wednesday: Massachusetts Michael S. Dukakis received the Democratic presidential nomination at the party’s convention in Atlanta, Georgia.  Elsewhere, Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini accepted a truce with Iraq, even though he said the decision was like drinking poison.
  33. 1989 Thursday: Burmese activist Aung San Suu Kyi was placed under house arrest by the military government of Myanmar.
  34. 1990 Friday: Supreme Court Associate Justice William J. Brennan, one of the court’s most liberal voices stepped down from the court today.   A Democrat, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Brennan to fill the seat of Associate Justice Sherman Minton.  Brennan served from October 15, 1956 until today.
  35. 1991 Saturday: Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson suffers accusation by a member of the Black Miss America contestants. 
  36. 1993 Tuesday: Bill Clinton White House deputy counsel Vincent Foster Jr., 48, was found shot to death in a park near Washington, D.C.; authorities ruled his death a ‘suicide.’ 
  37. 1994 Wednesday: O.J. Simpson offers a reward of $500,000 for information in the death of his ex-wife, Nicole, and her friend, Ron Goldman.
  38. 1999 Tuesday: After 38 years at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, astronaut Gus Grissom’s Liberty Bell 7 Mercury capsule was lifted to the surface.
  39. 2004 Tuesday: Former national security adviser Sandy Berger quit as an informal adviser to Democrat John Kerry’s presidential campaign after disclosure of a criminal investigation into whether he had mishandled classified terrorism documents.  Elsewhere, the HEAD of slain American hostage Paul M. Johnson Jr., was found in a raid in a raid in Saudi Arabia.
  40. 2005 Wednesday: Canada becomes the fourth nation to permit same-sex marriage.
  41. 2009 Monday: The astronauts aboard the shuttle-station complex celebrated the 40th anniversary of man’s first moon landing with their own spacewalk.
  42. 2010 Tuesday: British Foreign Minister William Hague says that ‘all British troops should be out of Afghanistan by 2014.’
  43. 2011 Wednesday: In Guinea, 80 people including soldiers are arrested for taking part in a suspected assassination attempt on President Alpha Conde, which occurred on July 19.
  44. 2012 Friday: A gunman wearing a helmet, body armor and a gas mask opened fire inside a crowded movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, during a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises,” killing twelve people in one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent U.S. history.  Suspect James Eagen Holmes has pleaded not guilty because of insanity to more than 160 counts of murder and attempted murder and awaits trial at this point. 
  45. 2013 Saturday:  A training exercise emergency causes two U.S. Marine Corps harrier jets to drop several hundred unarmed bombs on the Great Barrier Reef, a World Heritage site.
  46. 2014 Sunday:  The U.S. states that evidence suggests a Russian-made missile was fired at Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17; the missile strike killed all 298 people aboard.  Meanwhile, pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed flight into four refrigerated boxcars in eastern Ukraine and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing condemnation from Western leaders who said the rebels were tampering with the site, which they obviously were, most likely on the orders of Vladimir Putin.
  47. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, golfer Zach Johnson wins the British Open, becoming one of only six golfers in history to win at both the St. Andrews Old Course and the Augusta National Course.  Meanwhile, Ashley Madison, an online site where married people go to find affairs with one another, finds itself hacked by a hacker group, Impact Team.  Of course, this is not a good thing for users of the site as their information leaks out to a world wanting to know.  Finally, country musician and songwriter of hits such as “Always On My Mind,” Wayne Carson, dies at age 73, in Nashville, Tennessee, after suffering from a variety of health problems.
  48. 2016 Wednesday: Following a roll call vote on the floor of the Republican National Convention, House Speaker Paul Ryan announces that businessman and media mogul, Donald Trump, is the official Republican nominee for the presidency. 
  49. 2017 Thursday: Elon Musk, billionaire industrialist, announces that the federal government and he have arrived at a ‘verbal agreement’ allowing him to build the Hyperloop, a 29-minute high-speed mover of humans between Washington, D.C., and New York City.  The idea is sound but we have yet to hear anymore about it.   Meanwhile, in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the final ISIS holdouts are either killed or captured.  Whack ‘em!
  50. 2018 Friday: Walt Disney Co. announces they have fired director James Gunn who was set to direct “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3,” all because of some past offensive tweets.  Can we not forgive and forget ‘old tweets?’  Everyone has numerous ‘bad tweets’ in their closet and all it takes is some scumbag hacker to find and release them.  How about an amnesty?  Liberals love amnesties, so how about one for all past tweets?
  51. 2019 Saturday: University of Michigan student and Miss Michigan- Kathy Zhu- found herself stripped of her as a participant in the Miss World America because of past tweets (here we go again) and her conservative views.   As a proud conservative and supporter of President Donald J. Trump, Ms. Zhu has 80,000 followers on both Instagram and Twitter and for this, the pageant bosses punished her.  WTF?  Enough is enough!  Meanwhile, U.S. Border Patrol agents took decisive action as 50 illegal aliens attempted to storm the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge connecting Texas and Mexico.  The illegals sought to force their way across the closed bridge at 4:00 a.m. but the Border Patrol was prepared for them.  Excellent job!  
  52. 2020 Monday: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 14,567,109 confirmed cases, +206,658, 607,187 confirmed deaths, +3,902, and 8,193,138 confirmed recoveries, +121,201.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,834,208 confirmed cases, UP by 52,223 new cases, 142,601 confirmed deaths, UP by 372 new deaths, and 1,187,084 confirmed recoveries, UP by 8,566 new recoveries.   Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 391,538 confirmed cases, 7,694 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,381 confirmed cases, 24 confirmed deaths, and 1,043 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 46,946 confirmed cases, 1,447 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  53. 2020 Monday A: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,680.87, UP 8.92 points (0.33%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,767.09, UP 263.90 points (2.51%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,251.84, UP 27.11 points (0.84%).  Currently, GOLD is at $1,819.00 per troy oz., UP 1.60 (+0.09%), SILVER is at $20.33 per troy oz., UP +0.183 (+0.68%), PLATINUM $862.60 per troy oz. UP +4.70 (+0.55%), and COPPER is at $2.92 # +0.0055 (+0.19%).  Light Sweet Crude Oil is 40.69, DOWN -0.12 (-0.29%).
  54. 2020 Monday B: Statistics for shootings in Chicago over the weekend are in: 71 people shot and 12 dead.  In New York City, 30 people were shot over the weekend with 10 dead.  Where are Black Lives Matter?  Nowhere because BLM is little more than a left-wing hate group and not a group determined to protect black Americans from violence. 
  55. 2020 Monday C: St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner- a political hack of the highest degree- filed charges against Mark and Patricia McCloskey for having ‘brandished their weapons in an unlawful manner at PEACEFUL PROTESTERS’ threatening to burn down their home, murder, and rape them, and kill their dog.  This is what happens when former Nazi George Soros buys state attorneys general , secretaries of state, and district attorneys at all levels.  We must stop this POS from undermining the country.
  56. 2021 Tuesday: This looks like it’s going to be a busy week what with the Joestapo going door to door to give people their ‘shots.’  F**k them.

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

[ii] We began promoting the music of Santana on Tuesday, 28-August-2012 through Tuesday, 23-October-2012.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed man and his band out wherever you can find them.

[iii] 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.

[iv] We promoted the music of Iron Butterfly beginning on Saturday, 27-July-2013 through Thursday, 08-August-2013.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your ever-growing collection of rock music.  Nothing one finds today compares with the classic rock of old.  Throw out your Maroon 5 albums and go with the crème de la crème of the 1960s and 1970s.

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42. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2021

V. 1941 Tuesday: Lieutenant General Erwin Rommel, soon to be known as the “Desert Fox,” arrives in Tripoli, Libya, to head the Afrika Korps composed of both German and Italian troops with the goal of driving the British out of North Africa and capturing the Suez Canal.

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42. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2021:

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Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court Melville Fuller; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Wiley Blount Rutledge; U.S. Attorney General Nicolas Katzenbach; U.S. Secretary of War Charles Magill Conrad; U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin; Confederate States of America Vice President Alexander H. Stephens; the Band featuring Stan Szelest, the Dave Clark Five featuring Rick Huxley, and Whitney Houston:

  1. B.C. 660: Today is the traditional date for the foundation of Japan by the Emperor Jimmu.
  2. 55 Wednesday: Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman emperorship, dies under mysterious circumstances in Rome, which clears the way for Nero to become emperor. 
  3. 824 Friday: St. Paschal I completed his reign as Catholic Pope.
  4. 1531 Sunday: His majesty’s government recognizes King Henry VIII as the supreme leader of the Anglican faith in England.
  5. 1573 Thursday: Sir Francis Drake, the first European to see the Pacific Ocean, does so on this date from Panama.
  6. 1752 Wednesday: The very first hospital in America—the Pennsylvania Hospital—opened for business on this date.  
  7. 1766 Sunday: The Virginia legislature declares the Stamp Act to be unconstitutional.
  8. 1790 Tuesday: The Society of Friends petitions the U.S. Congress for an end to slavery.
  9. 1794 Sunday: The first session of the Senate open to the public occurs on this date.
  10.  1808 Wednesday: Judge Jesse Fell conducted an experiment on this date by burning anthracite coal to keep his house warm.  In so doing, he successfully demonstrated how one could burn clean coal and how one could utilize it as a cheap source of heating fuel. 
  11. 1809 Friday: Robert Fulton patents his steamboat.
  12. 1811 Sunday: President James Madison prohibits trade with Great Britain for the third time within the span of four years.
  13. 1812 Monday: Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry signed a re-districting law favoring his Democratic-Republican Party—giving rise to the term “gerrymandering.”  Elsewhere, future vice president of the Confederate States of America—Alexander H. Stephens—is born in Crawford, Georgia, on this date.
  14. 1833 Sunday: In Augusta, Maine, future 8th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Melville Fuller is born.  The overall 50th justice to sit on the nation’s court, President Grover Cleveland nominated him to fill the seat of Justice Morrison Waite.  He served from 07-20-1888 to 07-04-1910.
  15. 1858 Wednesday: Near the city of Lourdes, a French girl named Bernadette Soubirous, claimed to have had a vision of the Virgin Mary.
  16. 1861 Sunday: The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passes a bill guaranteeing non-interference with slavery in any state.  Meanwhile, President-Elect Abraham Lincoln boards the train for the journey from Springfield, Illinois, to Washington, D.C.
  17. 1878 Sunday: The first United States bicycle club, the Boston Bicycle Club, underwent formation on this date.  Elsewhere, in New Orleans, Louisiana, the nation’s 22nd U.S. Secretary of War Charles Magill Conrad died at age 73.  A Whig, Conrad served under President Millard Fillmore 10-25-1852 to 11-05-1852.
  18. 1916 Friday: Emma Goldman, a feminist, lecturing on the use of birth control suffers arrest.
  19. 1929 Monday: With the signing of the Lateran Treaty, Italy recognized the independence and sovereignty of Vatican City.
  20. 1936 Tuesday: Pumping began the process of creating San Francisco’s Treasure Island.
  21. 1937 Thursday: A six-week sit-down strike against General Motors ended with the company agreeing to recognize the United Automobile Workers Union.
  22. 1941 Tuesday: Lieutenant General Erwin Rommel, soon to be known as the “Desert Fox,” arrives in Tripoli, Libya, to head the Afrika Korps composed of both German and Italian troops with the goal of driving the British out of North Africa and capturing the Suez Canal.
  23. 1942 Wednesday: Future keyboardist with the Band[i]– Stan Szelest- is born in Buffalo, N.Y., on this date.  He would play on the final two studio albums released by the reformed group.  Meanwhile, the Nazis launch Operation Cerberus, aka the Channel Dash, as a German Kriegsmarine squadron from Brest, France, through a British blockade to their home ports in the Baltic. 
  24. 1943 Thursday: U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes the chosen leader to head the allied armies fighting in Europe against the Axis.  Meanwhile, the 83rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Wiley Blount Rutledge took his position on the high court on this date.  Nominated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to fill the seat of Associate Justice James F. Byrnes’ seat, the Democrat served from today until his death on September 10, 1949.
  25. 1944 Friday: German armored units fighting to relieve the Korsun/Cherkassy Pockets are close to 10 miles from their trapped comrades.  Soviet forces are fighting to prevent any relief breaking through hoping to pull off another Stalingrad.
  26. 1945 Sunday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Dictator Josef Stalin signed the Yalta Agreement during World War II, which in effect ceded all Eastern Europe to the Soviet sphere of hegemony and influence.
  27. 1953 Wednesday: The Soviet Union breaks off diplomatic relations with Israel.  Meanwhile, President Dwight D. Eisenhower does not grant clemency to Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
  28. 1958 Tuesday: With the commencement of her maiden flight, Ruth Carol Taylor became the first black flight attendant to do so. 
  29. 1960 Thursday: In response to censors cutting out a joke from the “Tonight Show” the night before, host Jack Paar walked off while live on the air on this, the following night’s show.
  30. 1961 Saturday: The trial of Nazi Adolph Eichmann, the designer of the ‘Final Solution,’ gets underway in Jerusalem.
  31. 1962 Sunday: In Madison, Wisconsin, future Democrat Senator Tammy Baldwin is born.  She would enter the world’s most deliberative body on 01-03-2013 representing her home state.
  32. 1963 Monday: The authorities found American author and poet Sylvia Plath dead in her London flat, a suicide; she was 30 years old.
  33. 1965 Thursday: The 65th U.S. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from 02-11-1965 to 10-02-1966 (He also was Acting AG from 09-04-1964 to 02-11-1965).
  34. 1968 Sunday: The new 20,000 seat Madison Square Garden officially opened in New York, making it the fourth ‘Garden.’  The event opened with a “Salute to the USO” hosted by Bob Hope and Bing Crosby.  Later that evening, the New York Rangers played their final game at the third Garden, tying the Detroit Red Wings 3-3.
  35. 1975 Tuesday: When the Conservative Party of Great Britain elected Margaret Thatcher as its leader, she became the first woman to head a major party in that country.
  36. 1979 Sunday: Nine days following his return home after 15 years in exile, the followers of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini seized power in Iran, which lead to the mess we see in the world now.
  37. 1982 Thursday: ABC-TV’s presentation of “The Winds of War,” concluded.  The 18-hour miniseries cost $40 million to produce and in so doing, became the most-watched television program in history at the time.
  38. 1984 Saturday: The 10th space shuttle mission returned to Earth safely.  
  39. 1986 Tuesday: The Iranian military launches a major offensive against the Iraqis during the Iran-Iraq War, Fajr-8.  Meanwhile, Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky was released by the Soviet Union after nine years of captivity as part of an East-West prisoner exchange.
  40. 1988 Thursday: President George H.W. Bush appoints Judge Anthony M. Kennedy to the U.S. Supreme Court. 
  41. 1989 Saturday: Reverend Barbara C. Harris became the first woman to undergo consecration as a bishop in the Episcopal Church.
  42. 1990 Sunday: After 27 years in captivity, the government of South Africa freed anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela from prison.  Elsewhere, in Tokyo, Japan, James “Buster” Douglas knocked out Mike Tyson in the 10th round to win the heavyweight championship of the world.
  43. 1993 Thursday: Janet Reno wins appointment to the position of attorney general by President Bill Clinton, which made her the first woman to hold this cabinet post.
  44. 2002 Monday: The six stars on NBC’s “Friends” signed a deal for $24 million each for the ninth and final season of the series.
  45. 2006 Saturday : Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shoots a friend in the face in a hunting accident.
  46. 2008 Monday: The U.S. government files charges against six al-Qaida thugs involved in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001- including Khalid Sheikh Mohammed- seeking the death penalty for ‘war crimes’ and murder.  (Interesting note: in 2021, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is still awaiting trial.  WTF?)
  47. 2010 Thursday: A report says that improved corporate profits is not leading to expected job growth.  No, the jobs are being created OUTSIDE the U.S.  It does not require a genius to figure this one out folks.  Another report says that of the 8.4 million lost jobs since 2007, one-quarter to one-third will be permanent.
  48. 2011 Friday: Through its embassies worldwide, North Korea calls for food aid to keep its population from starving to death.  Meanwhile, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak cedes power to the head of the Higher Military Council of the Egyptian Armed Forces, General Mohammad Hussein Tantawi.
  49. 2012 Saturday: Drugged-out singer Whitney Houston[ii] dies suddenly at the Beverly Hills Hilton in California at age 48.
  50. 2013 Monday: Citing frail health, Pope Benedict XVI announces his retirement effective February 28, 2013, the first pope to do so since Pope Gregory XII in 1415.   Elsewhere, in Old Harlow, Essex, UK, the longtime bassist with the British invasion band the Dave Clark Five[iii]– Rick Huxley- died from emphysema at age 72.   Meanwhile, following a North Korean nuclear bomb test, the U.N. Security Council agrees to meet to discuss this provocation.
  51. 2014 Tuesday: After restricting its ties with Cuba since 1996, the European Union agrees to launch negotiations; the talks aim to increase the dialogue on human rights and increase trade and investment between Cuba and the European Union.  Elsewhere, for the first time in 65 years, Beijing and Taiwan hold ‘talks.’
  52. 2015 Wednesday: Tiger Woods announces that he will be taking a hiatus from golf to recover from a recent injury and work on improving his game back to peak levels; Woods did not specify an expected return date to the game.  Elsewhere, due to out-of-control violence in Yemen where Iran is backing Houthi rebels in their attempt to subvert that country, the United States, the United Kingdom, and France call their diplomats and staff home and shutter their embassies.
  53. 2016 Thursday: In Monterey, Mexico, a riot breaks out between inmates of two drug cartels which leaves at least 52 dead and countless more injured.  Meanwhile, six Democratic candidates seeking the nomination of their party appear on the party’s sixth debate stage.  This would be Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Martin O’Malley.  Protesters demanding a $15 hour minimum wage cause problems outside the site.
  54. 2017 Saturday: ISIS strikes at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey, when a terrorist 39 people.  He is captured by police and taken into custody.
  55. 2018 Sunday: A Russian airliner crashes southwest of Moscow, killing all 71 on board.  Many suspect terrorism.  The body count is rising in the region as Russians, Syrians, Iranians, Turks, and Israelis are battling jihadists and one another in the area.  It is what it is, folks, as long as the Iranians, Russians, and Turks are meddling in Syria, there will never be peace.  Elsewhere, in the U.S., New York City prosecutors are out on strike protesting federal ICE agents picking up criminal illegal aliens at the Bronx Courthouse. 
  56. 2019 Monday: Two Indian states see 100 people die and numerous more injured from the consumption of poisonous bootleg liquor.   Elsewhere, in an effort to maintain continuity of trade between the United Kingdom and Switzerland following a successful “Brexit,” the countries sign an updated agreement so that friendly trade relations will continue. 
  57. 2020 Tuesday: The New Hampshire primary occurs on this date and it appears that the battle is between Princess Pete and Commie Bernie with the Schnoz, Amy Klobuchar hanging in third place although no one knows for sure at this time.  Joe Biden, however, has already bolted for South Carolina, demonstrating he knows he is going to lose here, too.  Meanwhile, an audio tape of Mike Bloomberg speaking from six years ago about busting minorities and sending them to jail for pot possession hits the scene.  My, my, my! Update: with 78% of the vote in, Fox News Channel calls it thus: Sen. Bernie Sanders: 25.7%; Pete Buttigieg: 24.4%; Amy Klobuchar: 19.9%; Elizabeth Warren: 9.4%; Joe Biden: 8.4%; Tom Steyer: 3.6%; Tulsi Gabbard: 3.2%; Andrew Yang: 2.9%; Michael Bennett and Deval Patrick: 0.  Andrew Yang was the first to toss in the towel within moments followed by Michael Bennett within the first 30 minutes;  Tom Steyer tossed in the towel then pulled it back, why?  No one knows…Elsewhere, the death toll from the Chinese Virus in communist China has hit 1,000 fatalities what with 103 in a single day in Hubei Province.  A year later, this will be NOTHING…
  58. 2021 Thursday: DAY 23 OF THE BIDEN REGIME.  Volkswagen is going to team up with Microsoft to create the necessary software with which to create self-driving cars.   Speaking of automobile issues, Texas authorities are cleaning up a massive pileup of cars and trucks on an icy stretch of the highway.  The pileup occurred near Fort Worth, Texas.  Elsewhere, Best Buy announces it’s going to lay off an undisclosed number of its employees in brick-and-mortar stores due to the Chi-Com Virus having driven business more online than in person.  Meanwhile, 793,000 Americans file for initial jobless benefits, down 19,000 from the week before.  Still not good, however.  Finally, thanks to the people behind Joe Biden, gas prices have gone up 18-percent as the War on Domestic Energy Production gets underway.  Thank you, “Chi-Com Joe.”
  59. 2021 Thursday A: Impeach #45 II continues in the U.S. Senate.  It appears that Democrats prosecuting the FORMER president believe that if they continue hammering the same points over and over and over and over that somehow, it is going to drive an increasing number of inattentive GOP senators to vote to convict.  Not so.  Chef Lilah said in her Twitter feed today that Congressman Jamie Raskin’s own daddy avoided doing a stretch in federal prison over his collusion with Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers back in the 1970s.  She guesses what was good for daddy is not good for President Donald J. Trump.  Meanwhile, Trump adviser Jason Miller shares his confidence that Trump’s attorneys can dismantle the Democrats’ BS arguments with ease.   In the same vein, Senator Lindsey Graham says he believes more GOP senators are going to vote to acquit after hearing the sobbing testimony of Democrat prosecutors such as mob boss David Cicilline, the blubbering Jamie Raskin, and that POS of fecal matter, Teddy Lieu.  Add to that the Chi-Com spy Eric Swalwell and one can see the rogue’s gallery of dimwits on display.  Doesn’t say much about the people who elect these bedbugs to office now does it.
  60. 2021 Thursday B: In Portland, Oregon, local cops say they were successful in driving away the left-wing Antifa and BLM mobs from burning down their very own police union headquarters.  Elsewhere, Fox News Channel files suit to dismiss the bogus lawsuit launched against the network by the election-stealing software company (allegedly) Smartmatic.  We expect it to be successful and that Smartmatic will lose.  Meanwhile, Telegram becomes the most popular downloaded social media app.  Next, a $4.5 million lawsuit has just dropped on the head of Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey.  Owners of the Town Talk Diner and Gastro Pub in Minneapolis filed suit after mobs attacked their business night after night and burned it down during the summertime riots in which, Black Lives Matter and Antifa thugs targeted their business and NO Minneapolis Police Department officers ever showed up to protect it.  We expect loads more lawsuits are going to drop atop these left-wing mayors and governors.  Finally, the New York Stock Exchange announces that if Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s tax plan goes into effect, they will be leaving the Empire State.  Good for you!
  61. 2021 Thursday C: It appears that Cancel Culture is trying to erase Western Tradition so that it can supplant it with Marxism.  We won’t allow that to happen.  Elsewhere, a recent study into the reporting of statistics related the Chinese Virus are entirely wrong.  The study suggests that the fatality numbers connected to the Beijing Bug include BOTH those who died FROM the virus and those who died WITH the virus.  If statistics were honest, the numbers would fall from the nearly 2,400,000 deaths to a true figure of 35,000 deaths.  However, since the virus serves left-wing political purposes, the numbers are inflated and remain inflated.  Sad.  Meanwhile, federal health authorities are warning medical workers to be on the lookout for ersatz N-95 masks.  Finally, Tokyo Olympics boss Yoshiro Mori finds himself forced to resign over a comment he made in which, he said, ‘women talk too much.’  Gee, no one can exercise an opinion anymore?  Wah, wah, wah!
  62. 2021 Thursday D: Tom Fitton shares information numerous Chi-Com-loving professors in the United States are receiving funding for various research projects and then transferring both the research and American tax dollars back to the communists in Beijing.  Under the Trump administration, many of these Chi-Com sleepers were rooted and booted whereas now, under the ‘Joe Biden administration,’ Chi-Coms ain’t going nowhere.  Speaking of this, a mumbling Joe Biden now admits that yes indeed, the Chinese ARE going to eat our lunches.’  Add to that the fact that since the teachers unions have bullied Chi-Com Joe, the Biden administration is now going to rely on whatever the CDC says about whether schools can reopen or not.  NOT GOOD, Joe, people are becoming angrier by the moment.  Elsewhere, illegal alien border crossings into the U.S. are more than double one year ago.  We keep saying, “Lay in minefields!” 
  63. 2021 Thursday H: Here are today’s stats for the Wuhan Flu, planet first: 107,458,667 confirmed cases, +291,882, 2,357,475, confirmed deaths, +9,054, and 60,136,468 confirmed recoveries, +228,082.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,539,217 confirmed cases, up 53,415 from yesterday’s reporting, 473,223 confirmed deaths, DOWN 811 from yesterday’s reporting, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as last week’s.  NOTE- in the White House 22 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 143,828 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, you said you had a plan- where the f**k is it?
  64. 2021 Thursday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,449,934 confirmed cases, 45,456 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,584 confirmed cases, 423 confirmed deaths (not updated in a week), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 328,264 confirmed cases, 4,675 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. real estate- Tennessee: currently, they have 752,033 confirmed cases, 10,812 confirmed deaths, and 716,136 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 709,729 confirmed cases, 5,257 confirmed deaths, and 635,960 confirmed recoveries.    For the heck of it, let’s look at another country- Italy: currently, they have 2,668,266 confirmed cases of the dreaded Chi-Vi, 92,338 confirmed deaths, and 2,165,817 confirmed recoveries.   The AP reports that Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo sent at least 9,000 COVID-19-infected patients into New York nursing homes.  For this lowlife scumbag to do this, he did it for ONE THING and ONE THING ONLY: to eliminate the aged, the infirm, the chronically ill, and the mentally challenged.  Governor Cuomo must be put on trial for mass murder.  Either that or he’s too stupid to be governor, perhaps his lower IQ brother Chris could do the job?
  65. 2021 Thursday J:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,430.70, DOWN 7.10 points (-0.023%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,025.77, UP 53.24 points (+0.38%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,916.38, UP 6.50 points (+0.17%).  The price of GOLD is $1,826.70 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $27.05 per troy ounce, -0.00 (-0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,243.00 per troy oz, -4.00 (-0.32%) while the price of COPPER is $3.78 per pound, +0.01 (+0.23%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,353.50 per troy oz, +0.00 (+0.00%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $57.95 per barrel, -0.29 (-0.50%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.95.  Next, $1.00 U.S. = 0.000021 Bitcoin (BTC).  One buck U.S. = 1,400.00 Myanmar Kyat.
  66. 2021 Thursday K: After the Biden administration suggested something that sounds extremely Stalinist, namely prohibiting travel to Florida because Governor Ron DeSantis, Republican, won’t kotow to the new oppressive administration, Governor DeSantis says it’s a load of crap seeing as how the Biden administration could give a hoot about hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens flooding the country whom NO one is monitoring for the Chinese Virus.  Florida has remained open from the earliest days of the Wuhan Flu and its cases are not as bad as say, California and New York.  Still, Bill Gates and Dr. Tony “Three Masks and Googles” Fauci are conspiring to find ways to topple DeSantis at best or to force him in line at worst.   Look for other Stalinist measures to follow suit.  Meanwhile, Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene introduces a bill with which to prohibit federal funds being used for gun control measures.

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JJJ. 2016 Saturday: Ahead of yet another failed ceasefire in Syria, concentrated airstrikes in the country kill dozens in rebel-held areas. Meanwhile, an earthquake in Tanzania kills at least 11 people and injures numerous others. Finally, French authorities announce they are going to launch an investigation into a woman identified ONLY as Ornella G. on charges of possible terrorism as she was found with a car loaded with cooking gas containers near the Notre Dame Cathedral- it’s interesting to note that on April 15, 2019, mysterious fires broke out in the famed cathedral destroying much of it. On this incident, authorities remain mum.

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Joseph Story and Wiley Blount Rutledge; U.S. Attorney General John J. Crittenden; U.S. Secretary of War John Bell; Aerosmith featuring Joe Perry, Cheap Trick featuring Peter Comita, Jethro Tull featuring Barriemore Barlow, King Crimson featuring Pat Mastelotto, Rod Stewart, and Three Dog Night featuring Danny Hutton:

  1. 422: St. Celestine I begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  2. 1349: The outraged citizens of the city subsequently burn Jews who survived a massacre in Constance, Germany, to death.
  3. 1547: The English demand that Edward VI aged 10, marry Mary Queen of Scots, and age 5.
  4. 1608: John Smith won election as president of the Jamestown colony council in Virginia.
  5. 1787: In Versailles, Kentucky, future 15th U.S. Attorney General John J. Crittenden is born.  A member of numerous political parties, he would serve under Presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler from 03-05-1841 to 09-12-1841.  He would serve in this capacity again as the 22nd U.S. Attorney General under President Millard Fillmore from 07-22-1850 to 03-04-1853.
  6. 1794: Blount College—, which later became the University of Tennessee—received its charter on this date as the nation’s first non-denominational college.   
  7. 1813: An American naval force commanded by Oliver H. Perry defeated the British in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.  Afterward, Perry sent out the message, “We have met the enemy, and they are ours.”
  8. 1845: King Willem II opened the Amsterdam Stock Exchange on this date.  Meanwhile, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the 18th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Story, died.  President James Madison nominated Story to fill Associate Justice William Cushing’s seat.  Story served from 02-03-1812 to 09-10-1845.
  9. 1846: Elias Howe received a patent for his sewing machine.
  10. 1847: The first theater opened in Hawaii.
  11. 1862: Rabbi Jacob Frankel became the first Jewish U.S. Army chaplain.
  12. 1869: In Stewart County, Tennessee, the former 16th U.S. Secretary of War John Bell died.  A member of the Democratic Party- among others- he served under Presidents William Henry Harrison, and John Tyler 03-05-1841 to 09-13-1841.
  13. 1872: Karl Marx speaks at Amsterdam on his economic theories.
  14. 1880: Belgian Pierre de Brazza signs a treaty with King Makoko of the Congo.
  15. 1897: British police arrest George Smith for drunken driving; it was the first known DWI.
  16. 1910 Saturday: The Great Idaho Fire destroys 3 million acres of timber.
  17. 1912 Tuesday: The jungle character, Tarzan, made his debut, as “Tarzan of the Apes” by Edgar Rice Burroughs, was first published in the All-Story magazine.  In 1914, the novel appeared in book form.
  18. 1913 Wednesday: The first paved coast-to-coast highway in the United States—the Lincoln Highway—opened on this date.
  19. 1918 Tuesday: The World Series teams on both sides threaten to strike if the winners do not receive a guaranteed amount of $2,500 per player and the losers, $1,000 per player.
  20. 1919 Wednesday: New York City welcomes home General John J. “Blackjack” Pershing and 25,000 soldiers who had served in the U.S.  First Division during World War I.  Elsewhere, the Treaty of St. Germain-en-Laye ends the incorporation of Austria and Germany.  In so doing, Austria recognized the independence of Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia.
  21. 1921 Saturday: Near Berlin, Germany, the Ayus Autobahn opened, a road known for its non-existent speed limit.
  22. 1923 Monday: The Irish Free State joined the League of Nations on this date.
  23. 1926 Friday: Germany joined the League of Nations.
  24. 1935 Wednesday: For the first time, radio listeners of NBC radio heard the “Popeye” program.  Elsewhere, Senator Huey P. Long died in Baton Rouge two days after Dr. Carl Weiss ALLEGEDLY shot him in the Louisiana state Capitol.
  25. 1939 Monday: Canada declared war on Germany.
  26. 1940 Wednesday: During the Battle of Britain, German bombs hit Buckingham Palace.
  27. 1942 Friday: During World War II, British troops land on the Vichy French island of Madagascar to deny it from falling into the hands of the Imperial Japanese.  Elsewhere, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt instituted gasoline rationing as part of the U.S. war effort.  Finally, future vocalist with the rock band, Three Dog Night[i] (1967-76 / 1981-present), Danny Hutton, is born in the USA on this date.
  28. 1943 Saturday: After Italy collapsed on the Axis, German forces overran Rome and took control of the Vatican, ostensibly as its protectors.
  29. 1945 Tuesday: A court sentenced Vidkun Quisling to death in Norway for collaborating with the Nazis during World War II.  A firing squad executed the traitorous scum in October 1945.
  30. 1948 Saturday: The U.S. Justice Department indicted Mildred “Axis Sally” Gillars for treason on this date for broadcasting propaganda to Allied troops during World War II.  Eventually, the government convicted her and gave her a sentence of 12 years in a federal prison.
  31. 1949 Sunday: In York, Maine, the 83rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Wiley Blount Rutledge, Democrat, died.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Rutledge to fill the seat of Associate Justice James F. Byrnes.  Rutledge served from 02-11-1943 to 09-10-1949. Meanwhile, Barriemore Barlow, future drummer with the British rock band, Jethro Tull[ii] (1971-1980) was born in England on this date.  
  32. 1950 Monday: Future guitarist with the rock band, Aerosmith[iii], Joe Perry, is born in the USA on this date.
  33. 1953 Friday: Swanson began selling its first “TV dinner.”
  34. 1955 Sunday: The long-running TV Western series “Gunsmoke” premiered on CBS television.  Elsewhere, Bert Parks commenced a 25-year career as host of the “Miss America Pageant” on NBC-TV.  Elsewhere, Pat Mastelotto, drummer with the English rock band, King Crimson[iv], 1994-present, is born in the USA on this date.
  35. 1956 Tuesday: Great Britain performed a nuclear test at Maralinga, Australia.
  36. 1960 Saturday: Hurricane Donna, a dangerous Category 4 storm eventually blamed for 364 deaths, struck the Florida Keys on this date.
  37. 1962 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court ordered the University of Mississippi to admit James Meredith, a black student.
  38. 1963 Tuesday: Twenty black students entered Alabama public schools after a standoff between federal authorities and Governor George C. Wallace.
  39. 1964 Thursday: Rod Stewart[v] records his first single, “Good Morning, Little Schoolgirl,” an American blues song by Willie Dixon[vi].
  40. 1974 Tuesday: Lou Brock of the St. Louis Cardinals set a new Major League Baseball record when he stole his 105th base of the season.
  41. 1979 Monday: Four Puerto Rican terrorists imprisoned for a 1954 attack on the U.S. House of Representatives and a 1950 attempt on the life of President Harry S. Truman were freed from prison after being granted clemency by President Jimmy Carter.
  42. 1980 Wednesday: Peter Comita replaces Tom Peterson of Cheap Trick[vii].
  43. 1983 Saturday: Larry Holmes scores a TKO over Scott Frank in the 5th round for the heavyweight title of the world.
  44. 1984 Monday: A revival of the TV game show “Jeopardy!” hosted by Alex Trebek, premiered in syndication.
  45. 1987 Thursday: Pope John Paul II arrived in Miami, where President Ronald Reagan and first lady Nancy Reagan welcomed him as the pontiff began a 10-day tour of the United States.
  46. 1989 Sunday: Hungary gave its permission for thousands of East German refugees and visitors to immigrate to West Germany.   
  47. 1990 Monday: Iran agrees to resume diplomatic relations with neighboring Iraq.
  48. 1991 Tuesday: The Senate Judiciary Committee opened hearings on the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supreme Court on this date.  Meanwhile, Nirvana[viii] released the biggest single (and video) of the Grunge Movement on this date, “Smells Like Teen Spirit.”  This is indeed ‘the Anthem of Generation X.”  Wow.
  49. 1992 Thursday: Bud Selig becomes the interim commissioner of Major League Baseball.  Meanwhile, a federal jury in Minneapolis struck down professional football’s limited free agency system on this date.
  50. 1993 Friday: Israel and the PLO sign joint recognition statements.
  51. 1994 Saturday: The prison drama, “The Shawshank Redemption,” starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.”
  52. 1998 Thursday: Northwest Airlines announced an agreement with pilots, ending a nearly two-week walkout.   Meanwhile, sleazy President Bill Clinton met with members of his Cabinet to apologize, ask forgiveness, and promise to improve as a person in the wake of the Monica Lewinsky scandal. 
  53. 2000 Sunday: Controversial basketball coach Bobby Knight was fired by Indiana University for what was called a pattern of unacceptable behavior.  Meanwhile, Tiger Woods won the Canadian Open by one stroke over Grant Waite.
  54. 2002 Tuesday: Switzerland became the 190th member of the United Nations.  Meanwhile, Florida tested its new elections system.  The test resulted in polling stations opening late and problems occurred with the touch screen voting machines.
  55. 2006 Sunday: Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts defeated Eli Manning and the New York Giants 26-21 in the first NFL game to feature two brothers starting at quarterback.
  56. 2010 Friday: Five Palestinians suffer wounds when the Israelis launch air raids onto the Gaza Strip in response to the fourth rocket attack on Israel.   The other Islamist muck fled into their ratholes.
  57. 2011 Saturday: Following the turmoil of the Arab Spring, the G8 nations pledge $40 billion to help the affected nations to repair their damages and to help them institute democracy so these problems do not keep happening.  Meanwhile, in Cairo, protesters storm the Israeli Embassy causing its ambassador to flee back to Israel.
  58. 2012 Monday: After a wave of violence engulfed Iraq yesterday, a suicide bombing in Kunduz, Afghanistan, claims the lives of at least 16 people and injures loads more.  Meanwhile, in Chicago, teachers walk out on strike leaving 350,000 students in dire need of being educated.  Oh, well, gives them more time to shoot one another in unnecessary violence.   Mayor Rahm Emanuel, where are you?
  59. 2013 Tuesday: In the Arctic Ocean, a mishap sends a Canadian Coast Guard helicopter plummeting, killing three of its crew.
  60. 2014 Wednesday: President Barack Obama announces that he will increase the number of U.S. troops in Iraq training the Iraqi military; however, he declares that they will not see action.
  61. 2015 Thursday: Monsoon rains devastate northern Japan, slamming the city of Joso, which forces 90,000 people to evacuate their homes to escape mudslides, heavy winds, and rain.
  62. 2016 Saturday: Ahead of yet another failed ceasefire in Syria, concentrated airstrikes in the country kill dozens in rebel-held areas.  Meanwhile, an earthquake in Tanzania kills at least 11 people and injures numerous others.  Finally, French authorities announce they are going to launch an investigation into a woman identified ONLY as Ornella G. on charges of possible terrorism as she was found with a car loaded with cooking gas containers near the Notre Dame Cathedral- it’s interesting to note that on April 15, 2019, mysterious fires broke out in the famed cathedral destroying much of it.  On this incident, authorities remain mum. [ix]
  63. 2017 Sunday: Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida, roaring in as a Cat 3 Storm.  Elsewhere, American actor Harry Landers dies at age 96.
  64. 2018 Monday: The secretary-general of the United Nations- Antonio Guterres- calls for an immediate summit on climate change, emphatically telling the General Assembly that ‘climate change is moving faster than we are.’  Follow the science, people: the Sun is the sole generator of ‘climate change’ across the Solar System on every planet that contains a ‘climate.’  Solar winds, solar flares, and sunspots are the main drivers behind whether it’s hotter or cooler so relax.  We can, of course, contend with pollution which, we should but stop scaring everyone.[x]  Elsewhere, California- another lunatic locale- passes a bill that will commit the state to carbon-free energy by 2045.  Two years later, the state is suffering rolling brown-and-blackouts and Sacramento has NO CLUE as what to do- that’s what you get for shutting down the state’s last nuclear power plant in El Diablo Canyon with NOTHING to take its place!
  65. 2019 Tuesday: After being crossed one too many times, President Donald J. Trump hands his third national security advisor John Bolton his walking papers.  We have no clue as to what happened to Mr. Bolton, he seemed to be a normal guy at one time whereas now, we see him for the conniving RINO he is and a man determined to go to war with Iran whatever it takes and whatever the cost.  Didn’t you learn from Iraq, John?  Good riddance.
  66. 2020 Thursday:  Tonight, the NFL season kicks off in Kansas City where the 2020 Superbowl winners the Chiefs will do battle with the visiting Houston Texans.  No one is participating an exciting season what with all the promised Black Lives Matter protests.  Our view: we don’t care, we won’t be watching.  Elsewhere, first-time jobless benefits claims last week hit 884 thousand.   As for the economy, we learn that for the 2nd quarter consumer spending was down 34.1-percent.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump announced his list of potential SCOTUS nominees in his second term yesterday.  Here are the potential nominees: (1) Bridget Bade, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; (2) Daniel Cameron, 51st Kentucky state AG; (3) Sen. Tom Cotton, R-AR; (4) Paul Clement, attorney with Kirkland & Ellis, LLP; (5) Sen. Ted Cruz, R-TX; (6) Stuart Kyle Duncan, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals; (7) Steven Engel, Assistant AG for the Office of Legal Counsel of the US Dept. of Justice; (8) Noel Francisco, former solicitor general of the U.S.; (9) Sen. Josh Hawley, R-MO; (10) James Ho, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals; (11) Gregory Katsas, Circuit Court of Appeals of Columbia Circuit; (12) Barbara Lagoa, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals; (13) Christopher Landau, ambassador; (14) Carlos Muñiz, Florida Supreme Court; (15) Martha Pacold, District Judge on Northern Illinois; (16) Peter Phipps, 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals; (17) Sarah Pitlyk, U.S. District Court of Eastern Missouri; (18) Allison Jones Rushing, 4th Circuit Court of Appeals; (19) Kate Todd, deputy assistant to president and part of legal counsel; and Lawrence VanDyke, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
  67. 2020 Thursday A: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says that ‘Joe Biden is going to make a great president’ and that in eight weeks, the Senate will be in the hands of the Democrats and the numbers of Dems in the House will be insurmountable.  The speaker’s Aricept® must be working really well today for her to express such confidence but when 42-percent of likely black voters say they are going to vote for President Trump, the Democratic Party’s house is ablaze.  Keep being confident, Madam Speaker, going to be fun seeing what you have to say on November 4. Elsewhere, “Pro-China Joe” Biden has NO campaign events today after President Donald J. Trump blasted the old bigot for using a teleprompter to answer scripted questions.  Ai-yi-yi!  Speaking of President Donald J. Trump, he appeared before a massive crowd in Michigan today  Stunning!
  68. 2020 Thursday B: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Yellow Fever, Chi-Com Virus- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 27,933,388 confirmed cases, +327,828, 905,181, confirmed deaths, +6,912, and 18,819,388 confirmed recoveries, +254,316.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,471,218 confirmed cases, up 36,500 from yesterday’s reporting, 194,367 confirmed deaths, UP 1,248, and 3,512,490 confirmed recoveries, UP 30,953.  Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 751,210 confirmed cases, 14,034 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 10,123 confirmed cases, 91 confirmed deaths, and 3,120 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 81,727 confirmed cases, 2,069 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Rhode Island- currently, they have 22,782 confirmed cases, 1,067 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Gina Raimondo for being yet another political hack- shame on you.
  69. 2020 Thursday C: After yesterday’s BIG GAINS, we had a BIG SELL-OFF today.  Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,534.58, DOWN 405.89 points (-1.45%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,919.59, DOWN 221.97 points (-1.99%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,339.19, DOWN 59.77 points (-1.76%).  Price of GOLD: $1,953.00 per troy oz., -11.30 (+0.58%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $27.00 per troy oz., -0.291 (-1.07%).  Price of PLATINUM: $931.10 per troy oz., -9.90 (-1.05%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,330.90 per troy oz., +12.70 (+0.55%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.98 per #, +0.0165 (-0.55%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $37.24, -0.06 (-0.16%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.83 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.85 euros.  Conversely, one dollar U.S. = 29.27 Taiwanese dollars.
  70. 2020 Thursday D: Folks, stay tuned to see what the Chi-Coms and their Democratic Party collaborators have done today- you know it’s gonna be good.

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

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

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

[iv] 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.

[v] We began promoting the music of an interconnected group of bands including the Small Faces, Faces, and Rod Stewart beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This was a massive undertaking of rock bands and solo artists so we hope you will seek them out and consider adding the music to your album collection.

[vi] We look forward to doing the music of Willie Dixon along with other great bluesmen of the era like Muddy Waters, and all the rest of the great voices of America that made the music of our country what it is.

[vii] When we return to promoting American bands, Cheap Trick will be towards the top so please stay alert.  You won’t want to miss them.

[viii] 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.

[ix] The French are under numerous terrorist threats and yet, they won’t discuss them out of fear of offending the massive Muslim population the dimwits have allowed to overrun their country.  Round them up and deport them back to whence they came.

[x] Any college geography class will drive this point home.

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  1. 1031: Henry I succeeds father, Robert II as king of France.
  2. 1654: Through the Anglo-Portuguese Treaty, Portugal comes under the control of England.
  3. 1808: Napoleon Bonaparte decrees that all French Jews adopt family names.
  4. 1810: Colombia declares independence from Spain.
  5. 1859: Brooklyn and New York play baseball at the Fashion Park Racecourse on Long Island, N.Y. The game marks the first time a stadium charges admission to see a ball game.  It cost $0.50 to get in and none of the players received a salary.
  6. 1861: The Congress of the Confederate States of America officially convened in Richmond, Virginia.
  7. 1868: The first use of tax stamps on cigarettes takes place as legislation ordering it went into effect in the United States.
  8. 1871: British Columbia entered Confederation as the sixth Canadian province.
  9. 1881: Sioux war chief Sitting Bull who evaded capture since the slaughter at Little Big Horn, surrenders to Federal troops.
  10. 1894: In Cloverport, Kentucky, future 83rdS. Supreme Court Associate Justice Wiley Blount Rutledge is born. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated the Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice James F. Byrne.  Rutledge served 02-11-1943 to 09-10-1949.
  11. 1913: Turkish troops capture Adrianople and Erdine from Bulgaria.
  12. 1917: The World War I draft lottery went into operation. Meanwhile, the Pact of Corfu, which sees the formation of Yugoslavia by Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes.
  13. 1920: In Boston, Massachusetts, future 11thS. Secretary of Defense Elliot Richardson is born. A Republican, he would serve under President Richard M. Nixon from 01-30-1973 to 05-24-1973.
  14. 1923: In Peral, gunmen assassinated Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa on this date.
  15. 1938: After Japan withdraws from consideration, Finland is awarded the next Winter Olympics Games in 1940; unfortunately, this would not happen thanks to the outbreak of World War II in 1939 as well as the Winter War between Finland and Russia.
  16. 1942: The first detachment of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps commences basic training at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, on this date.
  17. 1944: An attempt by a group of German officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler with a bomb failed as the explosion only wounded the Nazi leader. Elsewhere in the world, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was nominated for an unprecedented fourth term of office at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.  Meanwhile, U.S. troops invade Japanese-occupied Guam.
  18. 1945: John Lodge, bassist and vocalist with the British rock band, The Moody Blues[i], was born on this date in Great Britain.
  19. 1947: Carlos Santana[ii], future rock guitarist and vocalist, is born in Mexico on this date.
  20. 1949: Israel’s 19-month-long War of Independence ends as the nation gains its freedom.
  21. 1951 Friday: Jordan’s King Abdullah I was assassinated in Jerusalem by a Palestinian gunman who was shot dead on the spot by security.
  22. 1953 Monday: Future vocalist with the Australian rock band, AC/DC[iii], Dave Evans (1973-1974) is born in that country on this date.
  23. 1954 Tuesday: The Geneva Accords divided Vietnam into northern and southern entities.
  24. 1968 Saturday: The First International Special Olympics Games, organized by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, were held at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. Elsewhere, Iron Butterfly’s[iv] “In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida” becomes the first heavy metal song to make the charts at #117.
  25. 1969 Sunday: Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon after reaching the surface in their Apollo 11 lunar module.
  26. 1974 Saturday: Turkish forces invaded Cyprus after a coup by supporters of a union with Greece. Battling the Greeks who possessed the island for centuries, the Turks committed massive numbers of atrocities on Greek civilians.  The island nation is still torn asunder today.  The Turks must surrender it back to the rightful owners of the island.
  27. 1976 Monday: America’s Viking I robot spacecraft made a successful, first-ever landing on the surface of Mars.
  28. 1977 Wednesday: A flash flood hit Jonestown, Pa., killing more than 80 people and causing $350 million worth of damage.
  29. 1982 Tuesday: Irish Republican Army bombs exploded in two London parks, killing eight British soldiers along with seven horses belonging to the Queen’s Household Cavalry. Elsewhere, due to the lying of the Soviet Union, President Ronald Reagan ordered a complete pullout from the comprehensive test ban negotiations indefinitely.
  30. 1988 Wednesday: Massachusetts Michael S. Dukakis received the Democratic presidential nomination at the party’s convention in Atlanta, Georgia. Elsewhere, Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini accepted a truce with Iraq, even though he said the decision was like drinking poison.
  31. 1989 Thursday: Burmese activist Aung San Suu Kyi was placed under house arrest by the military government of Myanmar.
  32. 1990 Friday: Supreme Court Associate Justice William J. Brennan, one of the court’s most liberal voices, announced he was stepping down.
  33. 1991 Saturday: Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson suffers accusation by a member of the Black Miss America contestants.
  34. 1993 Tuesday: Bill Clinton White House deputy counsel Vincent Foster Jr., 48, was found shot to death in a park near Washington, D.C.; authorities ruled his death a ‘suicide.’
  35. 1994 Wednesday: O.J. Simpson offers a reward of $500,000 for information in the death of his ex-wife, Nicole, and her friend, Ron Goldman.
  36. 1999 Tuesday: After 38 years at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, astronaut Gus Grissom’s Liberty Bell 7 Mercury capsule was lifted to the surface.
  37. 2004 Tuesday: Former national security adviser Sandy Berger quit as an informal adviser to Democrat John Kerry’s presidential campaign after disclosure of a criminal investigation into whether he had mishandled classified terrorism documents. Elsewhere, the HEAD of slain American hostage Paul M. Johnson Jr., was found in a raid in a raid in Saudi Arabia.
  38. 2005 Wednesday: Canada becomes the fourth nation to permit same-sex marriage.
  39. 2009 Monday: The astronauts aboard the shuttle-station complex celebrated the 40th anniversary of man’s first moon landing with their own spacewalk.
  40. 2010 Tuesday: British Foreign Minister William Hague says that ‘all British troops should be out of Afghanistan by 2014.’
  41. 2011 Wednesday: In Guinea, 80 people including soldiers are arrested for taking part in a suspected assassination attempt on President Alpha Conde, which occurred on July 19.
  42. 2012 Friday: A gunman wearing a helmet, body armor and a gas mask opened fire inside a crowded movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, during a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises,” killing twelve people in one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent U.S. history. Suspect James Eagen Holmes has pleaded not guilty because of insanity to more than 160 counts of murder and attempted murder and awaits trial at this point.
  43. 2013 Saturday: A training exercise emergency causes two U.S. Marine Corps harrier jets to drop several hundred unarmed bombs on the Great Barrier Reef, a World Heritage site.
  44. 2014 Sunday: The U.S. states that evidence suggests a Russian-made missile was fired at Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17; the missile strike killed all 298 people aboard.  Meanwhile, pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed flight into four refrigerated boxcars in eastern Ukraine and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing condemnation from Western leaders who said the rebels were tampering with the site, which they obviously were, most likely on the orders of Vladimir Putin.
  45. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, golfer Zach Johnson wins the British Open, becoming one of only six golfers in history to win at both the St. Andrews Old Course and the Augusta National Course. Meanwhile, Ashley Madison, an online site where married people go to find affairs with one another, finds itself hacked by a hacker group, Impact Team. Of course, this is not a good thing for users of the site as their information leaks out to a world wanting to know.  Finally, country musician and songwriter of hits such as “Always On My Mind,” Wayne Carson, dies at age 73, in Nashville, Tennessee, after suffering from a variety of health problems.
  46. 2016 Wednesday: Following a roll call vote on the floor of the Republican National Convention, House Speaker Paul Ryan announces that businessman and media mogul, Donald Trump, is the official Republican nominee for the presidency.
  47. 2017 Thursday: Elon Musk, billionaire industrialist, announces that the federal government and he have arrived at a ‘verbal agreement’ allowing him to build the Hyperloop, a 29-minute high-speed mover of humans between Washington, D.C., and New York City. The idea is sound but we have yet to hear anymore about it.   Meanwhile, in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the final ISIS holdouts are either killed or captured.  Whack ‘em!
  48. 2018 Friday: Walt Disney Co. announces they have fired director James Gunn who was set to direct “Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3,” all because of some past offensive tweets. Can we not forgive and forget ‘old tweets?’  Everyone has numerous ‘bad tweets’ in their closet and all it takes is some scumbag hacker to find and release them.  How about an amnesty?  Liberals love amnesties, so how about one for all past tweets?
  49. 2019 Saturday: University of Michigan student and Miss Michigan- Kathy Zhu- found herself stripped of her as a participant in the Miss World America because of past tweets (here we go again) and her conservative views. As a proud conservative and supporter of President Donald J. Trump, Ms. Zhu has 80,000 followers on both Instagram and Twitter and for this, the pageant bosses punished her.  WTF?  Enough is enough!  Meanwhile, U.S. Border Patrol agents took decisive action as 50 illegal aliens attempted to storm the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge connecting Texas and Mexico.  The illegals sought to force their way across the closed bridge at 4:00 a.m. but the Border Patrol was prepared for them.  Excellent job!
  50. 2020 Monday: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 14,567,109 confirmed cases, +206,658, 607,187 confirmed deaths, +3,902, and 8,193,138 confirmed recoveries, +121,201.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,834,208 confirmed cases, UP by 52,223 new cases, 142,601 confirmed deaths, UP by 372 new deaths, and 1,187,084 confirmed recoveries, UP by 8,566 new recoveries.   Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 391,538 confirmed cases, 7,694 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,381 confirmed cases, 24 confirmed deaths, and 1,043 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 46,946 confirmed cases, 1,447 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  51. 2020 Monday A: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,680.87, UP 8.92 points (0.33%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,767.09, UP 263.90 points (2.51%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,251.84, UP 27.11 points (0.84%).  Currently, GOLD is at $1,819.00 per troy oz., UP 1.60 (+0.09%), SILVER is at $20.33 per troy oz., UP +0.183 (+0.68%), PLATINUM $862.60 per troy oz. UP +4.70 (+0.55%), and COPPER is at $2.92 # +0.0055 (+0.19%).  Light Sweet Crude Oil is 40.69, DOWN -0.12 (-0.29%).
  52. 2020 Monday B: Statistics for shootings in Chicago over the weekend are in: 71 people shot and 12 dead.  In New York City, 30 people were shot over the weekend with 10 dead.  Where are Black Lives Matter?  Nowhere because BLM is little more than a left-wing hate group and not a group determined to protect black Americans from violence.
  53. 2020 Monday C: St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner- a political hack of the highest degree- filed charges against Mark and Patricia McCloskey for having ‘brandished their weapons in an unlawful manner at PEACEFUL PROTESTERS’ threatening to burn down their home, murder, and rape them, and kill their dog.  This is what happens when former Nazi George Soros buys state attorneys general , secretaries of state, and district attorneys at all levels.  We must stop this POS from undermining the country.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This artwork is #0165 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Time.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

 

 

 

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Following the release of “Breakfast in America” and the subsequent worldwide tour supporting it, Supertramp returned to the studio and worked long and hard on the follow-up effort, the much maligned “…Famous Last Words,” on October 07, 1982.  This album would be the final one to feature the classic lineup of Rick Davies (keyboards, vocals, harmonicas), Roger Hodgson (guitars, backing and lead vocals), John Anthony Helliwell (saxophones, flutes, vocals), Dougie Thompson (bass), and Bob Seibenberg (drums and percussion) as change was once more in the wind.  The album did deliver a marvelous single, “It’s Raining Again,” which is a true joy to behold.  Although the flipping critics at the time lambasted both the album and the band for putting out ‘schlock,’ this song alone is well worth the price of admission.  We encourage everyone to seek it out at whatever haunt you do for the absolute best in classic rock music.  You will be glad you did.  We thank you.

 

 

 

 

 

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

[ii] We began promoting the music of Santana on Tuesday, 28-August-2012 through Tuesday, 23-October-2012.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed man and his band out wherever you can find them.

[iii] 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.

[iv] We promoted the music of Iron Butterfly beginning on Saturday, 27-July-2013 through Thursday, 08-August-2013.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your ever-growing collection of rock music.  Nothing one finds today compares with the classic rock of old.  Throw out your Maroon 5 albums and go with the crème de la crème of the 1960s and 1970s.

 

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