46. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2022

2010 Monday: In Afghanistan, NATO and Afghan troops are taking the fight to the Taliban in Helmand Province. Fighting is fierce and the Islamist scum tricky. Still, the war is going well but after nearly nine years, it’s time to beat them and end it.

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46. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2022:

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Rutledge; U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal; Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary James Loy; U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root; U.S. Secretaries of the Interior Harold L. Ickes and Oscar L. Chapman; U.S. Secretaries of War William Wilkins and Elihu Root; Electric Flag featuring Mike Bloomfield, the Kinks featuring Mick Avory, Santana featuring David Brown, and Supertramp featuring John Helliwell:

  1. 399 BC: Philosopher Socrates receives a sentence of death from the Athenian court for corrupting the minds of the youth and for impiety.  He will have to commit suicide.
  2. 1145 Thursday: The 166th Roman Catholic Pope Lucius II ended his reign as the shepherd of all Christians around the globe on this date.  He first assumed his post on March 12, 1144.  His successor- the 167th Pope Eugene III- assumed his role as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until July 08, 1153.  
  3. 1564 Saturday: Famed Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei was born on this date in the city of Pisa.
  4. 1764 Wednesday: Pierre Lclade Ligue founds a settlement and trading post at what is now St. Louis, Missouri. 
  5. 1775 Wednesday: The 250th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Pius VI, commenced his reign as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until August 29, 1799.  
  6. 1790 Monday: The second U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Rutledge assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  He served in this position until March 05, 1791.  He would return to become the second chief justice of the Supreme Court.  In this capacity, he would serve a brief time- August 12, 1795, to December 28, 1795.
  7. 1798 Thursday: A feud between two members of the U.S. House of Representatives (meeting in Philadelphia) boiled over as Roger Griswold of Connecticut used a cane to attack Vermont’s Matthew Lyon, who defended himself with a set of tongs.  Griswold was enraged over the House not expelling Lyon for spitting tobacco juice in his face two weeks earlier; after their fellow members separated the two men, a motion to expel both of these reprobates was defeated.
  8. 1799 Friday: The state of Pennsylvania authorized printed ballots for use in all its elections beginning upon this date.
  9. 1804 Wednesday: New Jersey becomes the final northern state to abolish slavery.
  10. 1842 Tuesday: The City Dispatch Post (Office) in New York City used adhesive postage stamps for the first time in history.
  11. 1844 Thursday: The 19th U.S. Secretary of War William Wilkins assumed his position on this date.  A Jacksonian Democrat, he served under President John Tyler from today to March 04, 1845.
  12. 1845 Saturday: The future 38th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root is born in Clinton, N.Y.  A Republican, he would serve under President Theodore Roosevelt from July 19, 1905, to January 27, 1909.  He also served the nation as its 41st U.S. Secretary of War.  In this capacity, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from August 01, 1899, to January 31, 1904.
  13. 1851 Saturday: Black abolitionists invade a Boston courtroom to rescue a fugitive slave that the court was going to send back to his master in the American South.
  14. 1870 Tuesday: Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Northern Pacific Railroad take place near Duluth, Minnesota.
  15. 1879 Saturday: With his signature on a bill, President Rutherford B. Hayes authorized women lawyers to practice before the United States Supreme Court.
  16. 1892 Monday: In Mattawan, New York, the future 1st U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Harry S. Truman from September 17, 1947, to March 28, 1949.
  17. 1898 Tuesday: 260 sailors die when the USS Maine explodes and sinks in Havana, Cuba’s harbor.
  18. 1903 Sunday: Morris and Rose Michtom introduce the first Teddy Bear in America on this date.
  19. 1910 Tuesday: The Boy Scouts of America form.
  20. 1918 Friday: Off the coast of Ireland, a German submarine sinks a U.S. troop ship with a torpedo and sinks it.
  21. 1930 Saturday: Weona beats Toluca in the Illinois high school basketball tournament in 10 overtimes.
  22. 1932 Monday: U.S. bobsled team member Eddie Eagan becomes the only athlete to win gold in both Summer and Winter Olympics (1920 boxing gold).  Elsewhere, George Burns and Gracie Allen debuted as regulars on “The Guy Lombardo Show” on CBS radio.  
  23. 1933 Wednesday: President-elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt survives an assassination attempt in Miami, Florida.  Chicago Mayor Anton J. Cermak died in the attack.
  24. 1936 Saturday: Sonja Henie of Norway wins her third consecutive figure skating gold medal.
  25. 1941 Saturday: Duke Ellington first records “Take a Train.”  Elsewhere, the Nazis begin transporting Austrian Jews to camps in eastern Poland on this date.
  26. 1942 Sunday: During World War II, British-ruled Singapore surrenders to the Empire of Japan.  For the British, this is an absolute disaster.  The impregnable bastion of Singapore was thought to be invincible.  The Japanese proved otherwise.  Elsewhere, surfaced German U-Boats shell an oil refinery in the Dutch Antilles.
  27. 1943 Monday: On the Eastern Front, the Red Army is savoring its successes with the capture of Rostov and Kharkov the day before.  However, Axis troops are gearing up to counterattack and drive the Russians out of the latter city in the coming Third Battle of Kharkov. 
  28. 1944 Tuesday: Mick Avory, future drummer with the British rock band, the Kinks[i], was born in Chipping Barnet, Great Britain on this date.  He would play with the famed band from its inception until around 1987 when Bob Henrit replaced him.  Elsewhere, on the Italian Front, the Allies are gearing up for another go at German-held positions on Monte Cassino.  Allied warplanes have bombed the ancient abbey into rubble but the German defenders cling to the ruins.  They are, after all, elite paratroopers.
  29. 1945 Thursday: Future member of the British rock band, Supertramp[ii]–John Helliwell (horns/woodwinds/keyboards 1973-88 / 1996-2002 / 2010-present) –is born on this date in Todmorden, West Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain.   Elsewhere, Venezuela declares war on Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan during World War II.
  30. 1946 Friday: The 32nd U.S. Interior Secretary Harold L. Ickes stepped down from office and his replacement- Secretary Oscar L. Chapman- assumed office.  Both men were Democrats.  Secretary Ickes served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and then President Harry S. Truman from March 04, 1933, until today.  His replacement served under President Truman from today until March 18, 1946.
  31. 1947 Saturday: David Brown—future original bassist with the first Santana[iii] band—is born in Daly City, California, on this date.
  32. 1950 Wednesday: Walt Disney’s “Cinderella” hits movies on this date.
  33. 1952 Friday: A funeral was held in Windsor Castle for Britain’s King George VI, who had died nine days earlier.
  34. 1961 Wednesday: The entire 18-member U.S. figure skating team dies when the Belgian Sabena 707 on which, they are flying crashes.
  35. 1962 Thursday: CBS-TV bought the exclusive rights to college football games from the NCAA for $10.2 million.
  36. 1965 Monday: Canada replaces the Union Jack with the Maple Leaf flag.
  37. 1970 Sunday: A Dominican DC-9 crashes into the sea at Santo Domingo, killing 102 people aboard it.
  38. 1978 Wednesday: Leon Spinks beats Muhammad Ali in a 15-round split decision to win the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  This put Spinks’ pro record to 7-0-1.  People were curious how a relative nobody could get a shot at the championship.  Many believe it was a set up because when the two met again on September 15, 1978, Muhammad Ali won his titles back.  
  39. 1981 Sunday: Famed blues rock guitarist, Mike Bloomfield who performed with Electric Flag[iv] among other bands, dies from a drug overdose on this date in San Francisco, California, at age 37.
  40. 1982 Monday: During a storm, the Ocean Ranger, a drilling rig, sank off the coast of Newfoundland and 84 men working on it lost their lives in the disaster.
  41. 1985 Friday: The Center for Disease Control reported that more than half of all nine-year-old kids in the U.S. showed no signs of tooth decay.
  42. 1989 Wednesday: The Soviet military ends its occupation of neighboring Afghanistan.
  43. 1991 Friday: The leaders of Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and Poland signed the Visegard agreement, in which, they pledged to cooperate in transforming their countries to free-market economies.
  44. 1992 Saturday: In Paradise, Nevada, heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith won a 10-round unanimous decision over opponent, Mark Wills, to put his record to 32-9-1.  On the same card, Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall scores a TKO over opponent, Mike Rouse, at the 2:54 minute mark of Round 4 of a scheduled 10-round bout to put his pro record to 19-4.  In other action that night, Tony “TNT” Tucker scored a TKO at the 1:40 minute mark of Round 2 of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight boxing match over his opponent, Kimmuel Odum, to put his professional boxing record to 42-1.
  45. 1996 Thursday: At a news conference, American boxer Tommy Morrison said that he has contracted the HIV-AIDS virus.
  46. 2005 Tuesday: YouTube, the popular internet site on which videos users may post and watch videos launched in the United States on this date.  Meanwhile, Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary James Loy steps down from the post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from February 01, 2005, until today.  His replacement- the 2nd U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff assumed office on this date.  A Republican, as well, he, too, served under President George W. Bush from today until January 21, 2009.
  47. 2010 Monday: In Afghanistan, NATO and Afghan troops are taking the fight to the Taliban in Helmand Province. Fighting is fierce and the Islamist scum tricky.  Still, the war is going well but after nearly nine years, it’s time to beat them and end it.
  48. 2011 Tuesday: In Malaysia, morality police arrest more than 80 Muslim couples to prevent them from celebrating Valentine’s Day.  Meanwhile, inflation in Communist China reaches 4.9-percent.
  49. 2012 Wednesday: Procter and Gamble sells Pringles to the Kellogg Company for $2.7 billion.  Elsewhere, in Comayagua, Honduras, an out-of-control fire in the prison located there kills at least 358 people and injures countless others.  No one is sure of the exact cause.  Meanwhile, unemployment in the UK hits 8.4-percent, a 17-year-high.
  50. 2013 Friday:  A Near-Earth asteroid, 2012 DA-14 comes within 17,200 miles of Earth’s surface, a record close approach for an object measuring estimated 160-feet in diameter.  Meanwhile, after North Korea conducts some nuclear tests, the European Union announces tighter sanctions on the country in conjunction with the United States.  North Korea tells Beijing that they are going to conduct one or two more tests. 
  51. 2014 Saturday: Lebanon’s new Prime Minister Tammam Salam declares that he has been able to form a new cabinet, breaking the 10-month impasse between Hezbollah and Sunni rival parties; Salam intends to hold presidential elections on time.
  52. 2015 Sunday: According to Brainy History, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is planning rules for commercial drones that will limit flights to uncrowded areas within the operator’s line of sight, meaning that uses such as package delivery or long-range news reporting are off limits.
  53. 2016 Monday: Bosnia and Hercegovina formally applies for membership in the European Union.  Meanwhile, in Rancho Mirage, California, President Barack Obama holds a two-day summit with member states of ASEAN.  They are working towards the Pan-Pacific Partnership- the PPP.
  54. 2017 Wednesday: The CEO of CKE Restaurants- Andrew Puzder- withdraws from consideration as the next U.S. secretary of Labor in the Trump administration.  Meanwhile, down in Venezuela, the totalitarian government bans the left-wing CNN Spanish language channel accusing it of spreading lies and falsehoods. 
  55. 2018 Thursday: Following the departure of Jacob Zuma, Cyril Ramaphosa takes the oath and becomes the new president of South Africa.  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announces it’s blocking a group of Chi-Com ‘investors’ seeking to buy the Chicago Stock Exchange.  Thank God Joe Biden’s not the president. Meanwhile, the Senate Judiciary Committee backs the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act which will correct injustices judges inflicted on tens of thousands of offenders who were first-time offenders, minorities, and/or poor.  President Donald J. Trump brought this amazing miracle into being along with Kim Kardashian and others concerned about the travesties of justice.
  56. 2019 Friday: Driving his enemies insane, President Donald J. Trump declares a national emergency as wave after wave of illegal alien caravans attempt to storm the southern U.S. border so he can divert funds and begin construction of the southern border wall.  Meanwhile, after Amazon announced, it was going to build its new HQ in New York City, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took them to task, not understanding that in order to get something, you give something.  Anyhow, Amazon announces it’s a done deal- they’re going elsewhere- to Virginia.  Friendlier business climate there.
  57. 2020 Saturday: The COVID-19 growing global pandemic reaches into Europe now.  An 80-year-old Chinese ‘tourist’ dies in France from the Wuhan Flu.   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Australian officials cancel a visit to Great Britain due to the Brits allowing Huawei to build their 5-G network.  Australia like the United States wants nothing to do with Huawei because of Chinese Communist Party’s use of its electronics to eavesdrop on everyone around the world.  Think TikTok.  Meanwhile, in Yemen, Houthis raise a big fuss over Saudi airstrikes that claim the lives of at least 30 ‘civilians.’ 
  58. 2021 Monday:  We heard early today that there is ‘bipartisan support’ for an independent commission to delve into the causes of the January 06, 2021, Capitol Hill Riots when Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi knows the precise cause: being in league with Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs who infiltrated the Trump supporters to pull off one of the greatest FALSE FLAG OPERATIONS in the history of American politics.  Add to that the waving off of proffered 10,000 National Guard troops AHEAD of January 6 and you know all you need to know.  It was a set-up hence why they lie about the death of Capitol Hill police officer Brian Sicknick, why we don’t know the results of his autopsy and why they cremated him as quickly as they did.  Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has much for which to answer, folks, which is why she is appointing an ‘independent commission’ (yeah, right) to look into the RIOTS.  Speaking of Officer Brian Sicknick, the New York Times quietly updates the truth on his death saying it most likely was in response to some kind of irritant sprayed in his face such as bear repellant.
  59. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden announces he will speak at a virtual G 7 summit on the ‘Panda Pandemic,’ aka the Chinese Virus, the Wuhan Virus, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, the Yellow Fever 2020-2021.  Keep a close eye on the screen to see how they manipulate the ‘speech’ by Biden so as to see the earpiece telling him what to say and do.  Word of warning- Joe, don’t stick your wife’s finger in your mouth.   Meanwhile, Joe Biden continues dismantling the extremely necessary Trump Era policy of illegal alien asylum speakers remaining in Mexico.  Now, they can enter the U.S. and begin popping out one anchor baby after another.  Diabolical, Joe.  In other ‘Joe Biden news,’ Joe is driving ahead (well, those behind him) to get our guns from us and to eliminate our ability to get them.  Not going to happen, Joe.
  60. 2021 Monday B: Dick Morris speaks out on the Democrats’ ‘bloodlust’ in pursuing Donald J. Trump.  It’s because they have nothing other than “Trump Glue” to hold the Democrats together.  What a shame.  Meanwhile, reputed Chi-Com intelligence agent, Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell makes some stupid comment about God’s gender.  Thought you folks were supposed to avoid all gender-related terms on the floor of the House?  Hypocrite.  Speaking of dimwitted Democrats, Orthodox rabbis are calling on House Democratic Party leadership to remove Congresswoman Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar from her position as vice chairperson on the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee.   We have an alternative nickname for Ms. Omar- Ilhan “From the Rivers to the Sea, Palestine will be Free” Omar.   In other left-wing news, Puerto Rico is demanding Congress to consider statehood for the leftist island territory.  They say ‘Congress has a moral responsibility’ to do so.
  61. 2021 Monday C: In the New York City mayoral race, Andrew Yang has hit the necessary threshold in fund-raising to qualify for matching funds.  Meanwhile, Nancy Pelosi’s nephew, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues to sink as the effort to remove the POS via recall has surpassed the necessary 1.5 million voter signatures with which to throw him out of office.   In the Empire State, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo continues falling in his approval ratings with his critics on all sides of the aisle going after him, accusing him and his bozo brother, CNN’s Chris Cuomo, of showboating on TV while thousands of elderly seniors in rest homes were dying of the Chi-Vi due to his horrendous mishandling of the Beijing Bug.  People are so angry with this guy; the state Assembly is considering stripping him of his emergency powers. 
  62. 2021 Monday D: In other U.S. news, the Minneapolis City Council now wants to RE-FUND the police department because everything is going to hell in a handbasket as are many other left-wing cities and towns.  Meanwhile, the Dems are launching an all-out campaign to get Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton out of office.  It shows how effective he is.   Elsewhere, Republican Congressmen Devin Nunes, California, and Jim Jordan, Ohio, demand that House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi ‘fess up’ on what she knew and when she knew it about security conditions at the Capitol on January 6.  People want answers as to WHY we still have a militarized capitol with fences and troops when they should be deployed along  the southern border.
  63. 2021 Monday E: Florida Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz says that ‘Governor Ron DeSantis would make one hell of a presidential candidate one day.’  Next, following former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s stupid comments regarding Trump’s support among the GOP voters, Senator Lindsey Graham says that ‘Donald Trump remains the most potent force among the Grand Old Party.’  Speaking of Ambassador Haley, even anti-Trumpers are outraged at her stupid remarks.  Her stock as a presidential candidate has fallen to outhouse levels like Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, Bill Cassidy, Ben Sasse, and other dimwits.   Meanwhile, the GOP plans on trying Joe Biden to the Chi-Coms in every chance they get so as to increase the numbers of wins in 2022 and again in 2024.   Moving on, Pennsylvania GOP Congressman Guy Reschenthaler says, ‘If you don’t think Cancel Culture isn’t coming for you next, wake up!’   In other news, the fact that vandals assaulted the home of Trump attorney Michael Van Der Veen proves just how effective he was in defending his client.  Some maggot scrawled, “TRAITOR,” on his home.
  64. 2021 Monday E: Big Tech now is attacking Pro-Life news services.  Big Tech strikes again. Speaking of Tech, we now know that the Chi-Coms- good friends of ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden used secret microchips installed in U.S. computers to spy on US.  How nice.  We should have nuked them when we had the opportunity.  Next, the president of Microsoft says the SolarWinds hack was biggest and most sophisticated in history.  Elsewhere, Parler has managed to return to the Internet via using ‘independent technology.’ 
  65. 2021 Monday F: Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the “U.S. supports militants in Iraq who have executed members of Turkey’s armed forces.  What’s up with that, Joe?  Next, Iran tests a short-range ‘smart missile’ with a radius of about 186 miles.  Elsewhere, Congressman  Michael Waltz, R-FL, urges a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.  We concur- NO freedom-loving country should participate in the Chi-Com-held Olympics- it’s akin to participating in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.  F— them. 
  66. 2021 Monday G: Severe winter weather is rampaging through Texas where power outages are ongoing as they are in at least 13 other states.  We hope they’re not using any Chi-Com equipment or software. Refineries in Texas are being forced to shut down due to the weather.  In other news, Ken Cuccinelli, former immigration bigwig in the Trump administration says that Joe Biden’s immigration policies are going to overwhelm the country as illegals are flooding in across the southern border.  We hope troops begin laying minefields along the border to stop this tidal wave.  Elsewhere, John Bachman on Newsmax TV says of the Joe Biden, ‘it’s hard to claim to be a friend of the working class when your policies are rapidly leading to their demise.’  Finally, it’s interesting to note that former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s BIG MISTAKE in using the nuclear option to confirm judicial appointees back in 2013 could see impeachment being used by the GOP to destroy numerous left-wing Democrats in coming years.  We can only hope.  
  67. 2021 Monday H: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 109,067,558 confirmed cases, +313,837, 2,405,546, confirmed deaths, +6,773, and 61,277,452 confirmed recoveries, +245,977.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,939,592 confirmed cases, up 32,738 from yesterday’s reporting, 490,672 confirmed deaths, UP 833, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported for nearly three-plus weeks now.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile moron.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 160,802 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  68. 2021 Monday 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: 3,484,984 confirmed cases, 47,055 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,460 confirmed cases, 426 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 331,164 confirmed cases, 4,739 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Wisconsin: currently, they have 607,213 confirmed cases, 6,748 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 730,293 confirmed cases, 5,414 confirmed deaths, and 670,010 confirmed recoveries.
  69. 2021 Monday J: In other news related to the Wuhan Virus Crisis, the World Health Organization clears the Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use around the world.   Meanwhile, Brexit leader Nigel Farage says the world is dealing with a virus, NOT the Chi-Vi but the WOKE VIRUS, one that is sweeping the world and one that we absolutely must crush before it crushes us.  Elsewhere, noted investigative journalist Peter Schweizer says that BOTH Joe Biden and Kamala Harris must get their families under control if they wish to keep things on the up-and-up (which they don’t- at least in our views).  
  70. 2021 Monday K: In the African nation of Guinea, health authorities declare an Ebola epidemic.  Meanwhile 58 mostly Western nations unite to oppose detainment of their nationals or detainment of foreign nationals to gain leverage over one nation or the other.  The Chi-Coms do this, the Russians do this, the Iranians really do this, it’s horrible and it must end.  Elsewhere, a rocket attack in the lovely nation of Iraq kills a contractor and wounds a U.S. servicemember.  Finally, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledges differences between Joe Biden and himself but remains hopeful the senile old fool in the White House will give him a ring.  Don’t count on it, prime minister, you, and your country must unite with ALL Arab countries to oppose Iran.
  71. 2021 Monday L: County GOP officials in the Pennsylvania counties of Clarion, Centre, Lawrence, Washington, and York censure Senator Pat Toomey who voted to convict President Donald J. Trump this past Saturday in the bogus second impeachment trial.  Ask him to retire.  NOW.   Next, UPDATE on New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo- he is NOW blaming the vast numbers of Chinese Virus deaths on health care and rest home workers but oh, no, NOT me or my policies.  Andrew, a famous Democrat once said, “The buck stops here,” meaning with YOU- murdering f**k.  Noted journalist Bill O’Reilly says that ‘Cuomo is doing rope-a-dope’ to try to cover his ass and to evade punishment that is heading his way.  Elsewhere, the NATO chief says that nations that send troops to various missions should not have to foot all the costs of doing so but that the organization should help.  Next, the soon-to-be-deployed NASA new Mars rover is going to search out signs of ancient life.[v]   Finally, in Palm Beach, as President Donald J. Trump returns from a golf outing, tens of thousands of his supporters lined the streets holding signs and celebrating how much they love the 45th president.  Speaker Pelosi: Trump ain’t going nowhere.   
  72. 2022 Tuesday: What the heck could be happening today?

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

[iii] We should have promoted the music of Journey around the time we did the music of Santana. We hope to do so sometime within the next 10-12 years.  We hope you will remain alert for the day when we do.

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

[v] We’re hoping the Chi-Com lander is going to crash on the Martian surface, breaking apart into millions of pieces.  Otherwise, they will be lying like they have about ‘growing seeds on the dark side of the moon.’  Lying communist bastards.  Hell, for all we know, when their craft reaches the Red Planet’s surface, it will be carrying COVID-19 seeing as how they are so damned sloppy handling pathogens.

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260. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2021

2020 Thursday B: Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump signed a proclamation at the National Archives today that creates the 1776 Commission, designed to promote positives about the United States, its founding, its history, and its heroes, including slaveowner Cesar Rodney who was the deciding vote on passing the U.S. Constitution. Friends, we cannot judge people of the past by the standards of today. Remember that.

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260. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2021:

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day / National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Vice President Spiro T. Agnew; U.S. Supreme Court Associate and Chief Justices John Rutledge and Warren E. Burger; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II, Hugo Black, and David Souter; U.S. Attorneys General Alberto Gonzales and (Acting AG) Paul Clement; U.S. Secretaries of Defense James Forrestal and Robert A. Lovett; U.S. Senator Charles “Chuck” Grassley; Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumors” CD:

  1. 642 Saturday: Jihadists conquer Alexandria, Egypt, and in so doing, they destroy the great library located there much to the future chagrin of the world.
  2. 1394 Wednesday: By decree from King Charles VI, ALL Jews must leave France as soon as possible, never to return.
  3. 1595 Sunday: Pope Clemens VIII recognizes King Henry IV as the legitimate ruler of France.
  4. 1730 Sunday: Under the command of Mahmud I, troops loyal to him stage a coup, forcing Sultan Ahmed III to flee for his life.
  5. 1739 Thursday: In Charleston, S.C., the second overall justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, John Rutledge, is born.  President George Washington would nominate him to serve on the high court and Rutledge, once confirmed, served from 02-15-1790 to 03-05-1791.  After he retired, President George Washington nominated him to be chief justice and served from August 12, 1795 to December 28, 1795.
  6. 1776 Tuesday: At San Francisco, California, the Presidio begins construction as a Spanish fort.
  7. 1778 Thursday: The United States signed its first treaty with a Native American tribe, the Delaware Nation.
  8. 1787 Monday: The Constitution of the United States was completed and signed by most of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.
  9. 1796 Saturday: The farewell address of President George Washington took place before Congress on this date.
  10. 1819 Friday: First whaling ship arrives in the Hawaiian Islands.
  11. 1825 Saturday: In Eatonton, Georgia, future 49th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II, is born.  President Grover Cleveland nominated Lamar to fill the seat of Democrat-turned-Republican Associate Justice William Woods.  Lamar served from 01-16-1888 to 01-23-1893.
  12. 1862 Wednesday: More than 3,600 men were killed, many more wounded, captured, or left missing in the Civil War Battle of Antietam in Maryland; although the battle proved inconclusive, it effectively halted the Confederate advance into Maryland.
  13. 1908 Thursday: Lieutenant Thomas E. Selfridge of the U.S. Army Signal Corps became the first person to die in a crash of a powered aircraft, the Wright Flyer, at Fort Myer, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C.
  14. 1911 Sunday: Calbraith P. Rodgers set off from Sheepshead Bay, New York, aboard a Wright biplane to become the first pilot to travel the width of the United States.  The 49-day journey required 69 stops before he finally landed in Pasadena, California.
  15. 1917 Monday: In St. Paul, Minnesota, future 97th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and 15th Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, is born.  President Richard M. Nixon nominated Burger to fill the seat of Chief Justice Earl Warren.  He served from 06-23-1969 to 09-26-1986.
  16. 1920 Friday: At Canton, Ohio, organizers form the National Football League, beginning with 12 teams, who each pay $100 to join the American Professional Football Association.
  17. 1930 Wednesday: Construction on Boulder Dam, later renamed the Hoover Dam, began in Black Canyon near Las Vegas, Nevada.
  18. 1933 Sunday: Future U.S. Senator Charles “Chuck” Grassley is born in New Hartford, Iowa, on this date.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-1981 and remains there to this day.
  19. 1934 Monday: The USSR joins the League of Nations; the dissenting votes came from the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Portugal.
  20. 1937 Friday: The first professional NFL game is played in Washington, D.C.; the Washington Redskins beat the New York Giants by a score of 13-3.  Elsewhere, the likeness of President Abraham Lincoln’s head underwent dedication at Mount Rushmore.
  21. 1939 Sunday: The Soviet Union invaded Poland, more than two weeks after Nazi Germany launched its assault and in so doing, took 217,000 Poles prisoner.  Meanwhile, the German U-boat U-29 sinks the British aircraft carrier, HMS Courageous with the loss of 519 lives.  Elsewhere, future 105th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Souter, is born in Melrose, Massachusetts.  President Ronald Reagan nominated Judge Souter to fill the seat of Democrat William J. Brennan; Souter served from 10-03-1990 to 06-29-2009.
  22. 1944 Sunday: Operation Market Garden begins as a British airborne division lands behind the lines at Arnhem, Netherlands.  After initial success, however, the German troops in the area regrouped and destroyed or captured much of the Allied force.    
  23. 1947 Wednesday: The first secretary of defense—James V. Forrestal—took the oath of office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until March 28, 1949.
  24. 1951 Monday: The fourth U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett assumed office on this day.  A Republican, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until January 20, 1953.
  25. 1959 Thursday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev traveled by train from Washington, D.C., to New York City, where he received a low-key welcome from New Yorkers.  Meanwhile on the other side of the nation, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.
  26. 1962 Monday: U.S. space officials announced the selection of nine new astronauts, including Neil A. Armstrong, who became the first man to step onto the moon.
  27. 1963 Tuesday: “The Fugitive”—starring David Janssen—premiered on ABC-TV on this date.  
  28. 1964 Thursday: The James Bond movie, “Goldfinger,” starring Sean Connery, premiered in London.  The fantasy sitcom “Bewitched” starring Elizabeth Montgomery, debuted on ABC-TV.
  29. 1970 Thursday: Jordan’s King Hussein initiates military action to drive the PLO thugs out of his country along with all Palestinians because they have been nothing but trouble for the desert kingdom.
  30. 1971 Friday: Citing health reasons, Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black, 85, retired.  Lewis F. Powell succeeded Justice Black and then eight days following his announcement, Black died.
  31. 1972 Sunday: “M*A*S*H” premiered on CBS-TV on this date.
  32. 1976 Friday: NASA unveiled the space shuttle Enterprise in Palmdale, California.
  33. 1977 Saturday: Fleetwood Mac’s[i] “Rumors” album is #1 for the 19th straight week on the pop music charts.
  34. 1978 Sunday: After meeting at Camp David, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat signed a framework for a peace treaty.
  35. 1980 Wednesday: The Solidarity labor movement begins in Poland.
  36. 1983 Saturday: Vanessa Williams, as Miss New York, became the first black woman to win the crown of Miss America.  Meanwhile, Carl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox broke Hank Aaron’s major league record when he started his 3,299th game.
  37. 1984 Monday: Reggie Jackson hit his 500th career home run.  It was exactly 17 years from the day he hit his first major league home run.  Elsewhere, 9,706 immigrants became naturalized citizens when Vice President George H. W. Bush administered the swearing-in, making them the largest group to become U.S. citizens at any one time.  Finally, Gordon P. Getty became the richest person in the United States with his fortune at $4.1 billion.
  38. 1987 Thursday: The city of Philadelphia, birthplace of the U.S. Constitution, threw a big party to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the historic document; in a speech at Independence Hall, President Ronald Reagan acclaimed the framing of the constitution as a milestone “that would profoundly and forever alter not just these United States but the world.”
  39. 1990 Monday: The Soviet Union and Saudi Arabia restore diplomatic ties between their two nations.
  40. 1991 Tuesday: The United Nations admits the following nations: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, North and South Korea, the Marshal Islands and Micronesia.
  41. 1992 Thursday: The National Football League decides to suspend the World Football League—good riddance!  Elsewhere, Lawrence Walsh called a halt to his probe of the Iran-Contra scandal.  The investigation had continued for 5.5 years.  What a waste of taxpayer money!
  42. 1994 Saturday: Heather Whitestone of Alabama was crowned the first deaf Miss America.
  43. 1995 Sunday: Hong Kong held its final legislative election before Communist China took over control of the British Crown Colony.
  44. 1996 Tuesday: The 39th Vice President of the United States— Republican Spiro Agnew who served January 20, 1969, to October 10, 1973—died on this date in Berlin, Maryland, at age 77.
  45. 1997 Wednesday: Northern Ireland’s main Protestant party joined in the ongoing peace talks.  It was the first time that all the major players in the peace process had come together at one time.
  46. 1999 Friday: President Bill Clinton lifted restrictions on trade, travel, and banking imposed on North Korea a half-century earlier, rewarding it for AGREEING- not doing- to stop missile tests. 
  47. 2001 Monday: Six days after 9/11, stock prices nosedived but stopped short of collapse in an emotional, flag-waving reopening of Wall Street; the Dow Jones industrial average ended the day down 684.81 at 8,920.70.
  48. 2004 Friday: San Francisco’s Barry Bonds hit the 700th home run of his career, joining Babe Ruth (714) and Hank Aaron (755) as the only players to reach the milestone (San Francisco beat San Diego, 4-1).
  49. 2007 Monday: The 80th U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales left office on this date and his replacement- Acting U.S. Attorney General Paul Clement- assumed office.  Gonzales, a Republican, served under President George W. Bush from February 03, 2005, until today.  Clement, also a Republican, served from today until tomorrow.
  50. 2010 Friday: A drill reaches 33 Chilean miners trapped underground after the 2010 Copiapo mining accident that happened on August 05 of that year. 
  51. 2011 Saturday: A demonstration of leftist nuts called Occupy Wall Street began in New York, prompting similar protests by the little Marxist snowflakes around the U.S. and across the world.
  52. 2012 Monday: To ease economic sanctions on Myanmar, Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi embarks on a 17-day tour of the United States.  Meanwhile, Swedish forensic scientists studying the DNA of a rapist announce they found no conclusive evidence that it belonged to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.  Swedish authorities have been after him because a woman accused the famed journalist of rape. 
  53. 2013 Tuesday: Rockstar Games releases the fifth installment of the “Grand Theft Auto” videogame series is released by, which nets $800 million on the day it is launched.
  54. 2014 Wednesday: President Xi Jinping of China begins a visit to India today to discuss strengthening economic relations and potentially resolving disputes regarding segments of the border between the two nations.  Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at an all-time high of 17,156.  
  55. 2015 Thursday: NOAA- the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports- much to the delight of the Green Meanies (Environmentalists) that 2015’s summer months in the Northern Hemisphere were the ‘hottest ever.’  Uh, okay…
  56. 2016 Saturday:  An Islamist POS sets off an IED in the Chelsea section of New York City that injures 29 citizens.  
  57. 2017 Sunday:  WWE Hall of Famer Bobby “The Brain” Heenan dies of throat cancer at the age of 72.  Besides being a famed wrestler, he also served as a color commentator on wrestling broadcasts as well as a pro-wrestler manager.  God bless him.
  58. 2018 Monday:  According to On This Day, in the city of Kaya in Burkina Faso, 50 girls turn up at local hospitals thanks to botched female genital mutilation surgeries.  Go out and find the scumbags who harmed these girls and murder them.  Enough of this barbaric crap already! 
  59. 2019 Tuesday: In Malaysia, another BIG Islamist hotspot, the government raises the age of females to 19 to keep it in line with males marrying age and to prevent child brides from being sold to older scumbags.  Meanwhile, angry teenager ‘climate activist’ Greta Thunberg tells the U.S. Congress regarding its efforts to combat ‘global warming,’ “I know you’re trying but just not hard enough.  Sorry.”  Go home, Greta, go home and get a flipping life already![ii]
  60. 2020 Thursday: A recent poll suggests that 51-percent of ALL Americans support Black Lives Matter- the well-known criminal thug Marxist whereas 44-percent don’t.  Most people never answer pollster’s questions anymore and on this particular topic, who would?  Meanwhile, last week’s first-time jobless claims were at 860,000, 33 thousand less than the previous week.  More people are returning to work and if the fascist governors of California and New York would reopen, unemployment would be plummeting.  Elsewhere, in November, the number of voters voting by mail is expected to be at 80-percent and the Brennan Center for Justice suggests that incidents of voter fraud are between 0.00004-0.00009-percent.  Uh, okay.  New Jersey election officials announce they found 16,000 mail-in ballots from an election in July that mysteriously turned up but did not- we repeat, did not (so they say) alter the election.  Folks, this is all BULLS**T.  The same things have occurred in Pennsylvania and in North Carolina which should inform EVERYONE that this system of voting is fraught with all manner of danger.
  61. 2020 Thursday A: The GOP is fearful of losing the U.S. Senate in November what with Maine’s Susan Collins at 42-percent while her Democratic challenger, Sarah Gideon is at 54-percent.  It is important to note that Maine has one of the most corrupt and crooked methods of electing people, that those who win on Election Day typically lose a couple of weeks later.  Meanwhile, in South Carolina’s senatorial election, GOP Senator Lindsey Graham and his Democratic Party challenger Jaime Gideon are in a dead heat at 48-percent apiece.  We shall see.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Department of Justice announces that it is looking into possible civil and/or criminal charges against officials in cities that abrogated their duties of protecting life, liberty, and property, what all elected leaders are charged to do, defend the U.S., and state constitutions and to enforce all laws, especially those protecting the people.   
  62. 2020 Thursday B: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Democrat, raised the top tax rate to 10.75-percent, the highest rate in the nation which is going to drive even more people out of the state and will then fall atop the lower classes to pay.  Insane.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump signed a proclamation at the National Archives today that creates the 1776 Commission, designed to promote positives about the United States, its founding, its history, and its heroes, including slaveowner Cesar Rodney who was the deciding vote on passing the U.S. Constitution.  Friends, we cannot judge people of the past by the standards of today.  Remember that.  Meanwhile, President Trump is encouraging the PAC 10 to begin playing football like the BIG 10.  Speaking of football, tonight’s Thursday Night Football game is between the Cincinnati Bengals v. the Cleveland Browns.  The Browns won 35-30.
  63. 2020 Thursday C: 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: 29,994,772 confirmed cases, +338,268, 942,989, confirmed deaths, +6,084, and 20,375,450 confirmed recoveries, +229,062.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,743,733 confirmed cases, up 39,608 from yesterday’s reporting, 200,229 confirmed deaths, UP 932, and 3,649,836 confirmed recoveries, UP 13,258.  Here are the stats for Israel now that Mo is living there: 172,322 confirmed cases, 1,165 confirmed deaths, and 125,671 confirmed recoveries. 
  64. 2020 Thursday D: 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: 773,318 confirmed cases, 14,716 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 11,052 confirmed cases, 103 confirmed deaths, and 4,105 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 84,810 confirmed cases, 2,113 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Texas- currently, they have 706,034 confirmed cases, 14,803 confirmed deaths, and 590,837 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Greg Abbot for being honest with the American people.
  65. 2020 Thursday E: We had a FAIRLY LARGE SELL-OFF today.  Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,901.98, DOWN 130.40 points (-0.47%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,910.28, DOWN 140.19 points (-1.27%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,357.01, DOWN 28.48 points (-0.84%).  Price of GOLD: $1,953.80 per troy oz., +3.90 (+0.20%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $27.29 per troy oz., +0.19 (+0.70%).  Price of PLATINUM: $939.60 per troy oz., +8.70 (+0.93%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,339.50 per troy oz., +1.00 (+0.04%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.08 per #, +0.0125 (+0.41%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $41.04, +0.07 (+0.17%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.76 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.84 euros.  Conversely, one dollar U.S. = 29.12 Taiwanese dollars.
  66. 2021 Friday: We encourage everyone top remain alert for whatever collusion the Chi-Coms and their Democratic Party hacks cause today; stick around and find out…

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The next archival release from the vaults of Jethro Tull- “Play in Time Live 1970” came out on July 16, 2021.  The first disc on the collection is the “Midnight in Chicago” show from a few offerings back while the second disc features a show that is similar to the “Nothing Is Easy” album we have shared with the readership several times.  What is important is that these albums feature the earlier band when the fire was still blazing away in their bellies and every show was an experience to behold.  We hope you will see this one out, give it a good listen, and enjoy for the ages.  You most certainly will be glad you did.

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[i] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates. The album, “Rumours,” appeared on Tuesday, 18-January-2011 at our original blog.   We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too.  We thank you.

[ii] Sadly, little Ms. Greta Thunberg is a perfect example of an indoctrinated leftist, frightened into believing that CLIMATE CHANGE is something caused by humans.  Any person who has ever taken a university-level geography class understands that the Sun is the number one driver of all things to do with climate and on every planet in the Solar System that has one, every satellite that has one.  The amount (or lack) of solar flares, sunspots, and the intensity or lessening of the solar winds understands that these are the driving forces of climate change.  We can combat pollution and maintain a pristine environment but we cannot control how hot or cool the summers are or vice versa what the winters are.  Stop scaring people you flipping left-wing climate activists!

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204. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 23, 2021

AA. 1943 Friday: The lengthy Battle of Kursk sputters to an end as the Germans begin pulling back; during the battle, more than 6,000 armored vehicles of all types engaged with one another. Postponed numerous times because of Hitler’s fretfulness, when the battle did begin, the Soviets were more than prepare for it with one defensive position after another awaiting the Nazi juggernaut.

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204. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 23, 2021:

Pioneer Day (Utah) Observed

President Ulysses S. Grant; Chief Justice John Rutledge; Associate Justices Edward Terry Sanford and Anthony Kennedy; U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery; Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Richard V. Spencer; U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper; U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Thomas Corwin; U.S. Secretary of War Daniel S. Lamont; U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock; Bachman-Turner Overdrive featuring Blair Thornton, Chicago featuring Chris Pinnick, the Grateful Dead featuring Keith Godchaux, Guns ‘n’ Roses featuring Slash, Roxy Music featuring Andy Mackay, and the Young Rascals featuring Dino Danelli:

  1. 636 Saturday: Arabs gain most of Palestine from the Byzantine Empire.
  2. 685 Thursday: John V begins his reign as Catholic Pope. He would serve from today until August 02, 686.
  3. 1148 Friday: The Crusaders launch a major assault on the Syrian city of Damascus.
  4. 1253 Wednesday: By order of Pope Innocent III, all Jews must leave Vienne, France.
  5. 1298 Wednesday: The citizens of Wurzburg, Germany, massacre their Jewish inhabitants.
  6. 1715 Tuesday: Local authorities at Little Brewster, Massachusetts, authorized the construction of the first lighthouse in America.
  7. 1798 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte and his troops capture the Egyptian city of Alexandria.
  8. 1800 Wednesday: In Charleston, S.C., the second U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Rutledge and the second chief justice of the high court died on this date.  President George Washington nominated Rutledge to fill a new seat and as an associate justice, he served 02-15-1790 to 03-05-1791.  He was then nominated by the president to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Jay and served August 12, 1795 to December 28, 1795. 
  9. 1827 Monday: The first swimming school in the United States opened in Boston, Massachusetts, on this date.
  10. 1829 Thursday: William Burt patents the typographer, which was the first typewriter.
  11. 1850 Tuesday: The 19th U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster assumed office on this date.  First a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Whig, Secretary Webster served under President Millard Fillmore from today until October 24, 1852.  Webster also served the nation as its 14th U.S. Secretary of State.  The first time around, he served under Presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler from March 06, 1841 until May 08, 1843.  Moving on, the 20th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Corwin assumed office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under Presidents Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce from today until March 06, 1853.
  12. 1865 Sunday: Future 72nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Terry Sanford is born in Knoxville, Tn., on this date.  President Warren G. Harding nominated the Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney.  Sanford served from 01-29-1923 to 03-08-1930.
  13. 1866 Monday: The 28th U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery assumed his post on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from today July 16, 1868.
  14. 1877 Monday: The first municipal railroad passenger service began in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  15. 1880 Friday: The first commercial hydroelectric plant goes online in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  16. 1885 Thursday: Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president of the United States, died in Wilton, New York, at age 63.  A Republican- as well as the general who finally beat the Confederacy and freed the slaves- he served from March 04, 1869 to March 04, 1877.
  17. 1886 Friday: Steve Brodie, a New York saloonkeeper, claimed to have made a daredevil plunge from the Brooklyn Bridge into the East River.
  18. 1903 Thursday: The Ford Motor Company sells its first Model A car.
  19. 1904 Saturday: During the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Charles E. Menches invents the ice cream cone. 
  20. 1905 Sunday: In Millbrook, N.Y., the 39th U.S. Secretary of War Daniel S. Lamont died.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 05, 1893 to March 04, 1897.
  21. 1914 Thursday: Following the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophie, in Belgrade, the Austro-Hungarian Empire issues an ultimatum to Serbia; this would lead to the outbreak of World War I.
  22. 1920 Friday: British East Africa becomes Kenya and a Crown Colony.
  23. 1936 Thursday: Future 104th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy is born in Sacramento, Ca., on this date.  President Ronald Reagan nominated Kennedy to fill the seat of Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr.  Kennedy served from February 18, 1988 to July 31, 2018.
  24. 1938 Saturday: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved the first federal game preserve, an area of 2,000 acres in the state of Utah. 
  25. 1940 Tuesday: Now that France is in the ‘Nazi’s column’ and forward air bases have been constructed the length of the French coastline, the Blitz over London commences as Luftwaffe bombers assault the city all night long.
  26. 1942 Thursday: Adolf Hitler issues Fuhrer Directive #45; this directs the German Army on the Eastern Front to occupy the city of Stalingrad.  Meanwhile, Axis troops capture the Russian city of Rostov.
  27. 1943 Friday: The lengthy Battle of Kursk sputters to an end as the Germans begin pulling back; during the battle, more than 6,000 armored vehicles of all types engaged with one another.   Postpone numerous times because of Hitler’s fretfulness, when the battle did begin, the Soviets were more than prepare for it with one defensive position after another awaiting the Nazi juggernaut.
  28. 1944 Sunday: U.S. troops occupy Pisa, Italy; on the Eastern Front, Russian troops occupy Lublin, Poland.  Elsewhere, future drummer/vocalist with the New York rock band, the Young Rascals[i]—Dino Danelli—is born in Jersey City, N.J., on this date.
  29. 1945 Monday: French Field Marshal, Henri Petain, who had headed the Vichy government during World War II, went on trial charged with treason.  A court convicted and condemned the traitor to death but later commuted the sentence to life in prison where he died in 1951.  Meanwhile, the Chicago, Burlington, Quincy Railroad placed the first passenger train observation car into service on this date.
  30. 1946 Tuesday: Future saxophonist/oboist with Roxy Music[ii]—Andy Mackay—is born in Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England, on this date.
  31. 1948 Friday: At the Progressive Party Convention, Henry Wallace receives the party’s nomination for president of the United States.
  32. 1950 Sunday: Blair Thornton—the man who would replace Tim Bachman in Bachman-Turner Overdrive[iii] as guitarist/vocalist—is born on this date in Vancouver, Canada.
  33. 1952 Wednesday: Egyptian military officers led by Gamal Abdel Nasser launched a successful coup against King Farouk I.
  34. 1953 Thursday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the rock band, Chicago[iv], from 1979-1986—Chris Pinnick—is born on this date in Van Nuys, California.
  35. 1954 Friday: Congress passed a law that stated, “The Secretary of the Navy is authorized to repair, equip, and restore the United States Ship Constitution, as far as may be practicable, to her original appearance, but not for active service, and thereafter to maintain the United States Ship Constitution at Boston, Massachusetts.”
  36. 1958 Wednesday: The submarine Nautilus departs from Pearl Harbor under orders to conduct Operation Sunshine, the mission to be the first vessel to cross the North Pole by ship.
  37. 1962 Monday: The Telstar communications satellite sends the first live TV broadcasts to Europe.
  38. 1965 Friday: In Hampstead, London, United Kingdom, future hard rock guitarist with the heavy-duty Los Angeles, California, rock band, Guns ‘n’ Roses[v]—Slash—is born on this date in Hampstead, London, England.
  39. 1967 Sunday: A deadly week of race-related rioting that claimed 43 lives erupted in Detroit, Michigan.  It began when police launched an early morning raid against an unlicensed bar that escalated into a confrontation with local residents that quickly became violent. 
  40. 1968 Tuesday: Race riots break out in Cleveland, Ohio, resulting in 11 people dead, including 3 cops.
  41. 1969 Wednesday: Future U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock is born in Savannah, Georgia, today.  A future Marxist, he would win an extremely questionable run-off election in early 2021 and would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body (so they say) on January 20, 2021.  He managed to eke out a slight win over sitting Senator Kelly Loeffler, Republican, but the election remains under a heavy cloud of election fraud, corruption, and other nefarious activities.  While running for office in 2020, he would famously state that ‘people cannot serve God and in the military at the same time.’  No, Reverend Warnock, here’s the deal: YOU cannot serve Karl Marx and God at the same time, sir.
  42. 1972 Sunday: The United States launched the “Landsat 1 (ERTS-1)” satellite, the first Earth-resources satellite in global history.  
  43. 1973 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon refuses to release tapes pertaining to the Watergate Cover-up Scandal.
  44. 1980 Wednesday: Shortly after being asked to leave the Grateful Dead along with his wife, Donna, also a member, the third keyboardist of the great American rock band[vi], the musician who replaced both Ron “Pigpen” McKernan and Tom Constantan died in a car wreck in Marin County, California.  Keith and Donna were in the process of forming their own group- the Heart of Gold Band- but the effort was tragically cut short.  Elsewhere, Billy Carter, the brother of President Jimmy Carter, admits being a paid agent of Libya.
  45. 1983 Saturday: An Air Canada Boeing 767 ran out of fuel while flying from Montreal to Edmonton; however, the pilots could glide the airliner safely to an emergency landing in Gimlet, Manitoba.  The near disaster occurred because the fuel had been erroneously measured in pounds instead of kilograms at a time when Canada was converting to the metric system.
  46. 1984 Monday: Vanessa Williams—the first Black Miss America winner—resigns her post over having posed nude in photos at an earlier time.
  47. 1985 Tuesday: Commodore unveils the personal computer Amiga 1000.
  48. 1986 Wednesday: Britain’s Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson at Westminster Abbey in London, England; however, the couple divorced ten years later in 1996.
  49. 1996 Tuesday: At the Atlanta Olympics, Kerri Strug made a heroic final vault despite torn ligaments in her left ankle as the U.S. women gymnasts clinched their first-ever Olympic team gold medal.
  50. 1997 Wednesday: The search for Andrew Cunanan, the suspected murderer of designer Gianni Versace and others, ended as police found his body on a houseboat in Miami Beach, an apparent suicide.
  51. 1998 Thursday: Scientists at the University of Hawaii turned out more than 50 “carbon-copy” mice, using a cloning technique.  This ain’t good, folks.  Cloned human beings, anyone?
  52. 1999 Friday: Space shuttle Columbia blasted off with the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope and Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a U.S. space flight.
  53. 2000 Sunday: Lance Armstrong won his second Tour de France on this date.  
  54. 2001 Monday: Pope John Paul II urged President George W. Bush in their first meeting, held at Castel Gandolfo, Italy, to bar creation of human embryos for medical research.
  55. 2003 Wednesday: A new audiotape purported to be from toppled dictator Saddam Hussein called on Iraqis to resist the U.S. occupation.  Meanwhile, Massachusetts’ attorney general issued a report saying clergy members and others in the Boston Archdiocese probably had sexually abused more than 1,000 people over a period of six decades.
  56. 2010 Friday: Venezuela severs ties with Colombia after Colombian authorities had referred to Venezuela as “a haven for guerrillas.”
  57. 2011 Saturday: Singer Amy Winehouse, 27, was found dead in her London home from an alcohol overdose.  Meanwhile, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces his nation will launch a shuttle into space by the year 2019.
  58. 2012 Monday: Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, dies of pancreatic cancer at age 61.
  59. 2013 Tuesday:  Hercules 264, a Gulf of Mexico natural gas drilling rig, partially collapses off the coast of Louisiana; the rig remains standing but sustained extensive damage to the derrick package because of a continuing fire.
  60. 2014 Wednesday: Obamacare renders confusion as two appeals courts issue conflicting rulings regarding the legality of subsidies offered through federal versus state-run insurance exchanges; the ruling will likely to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  61. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, scientists announce discovery of a planet in the Kepler-452 solar system that closely resembles Earth in size and orbit; the planet, Kepler 452-b, has a diameter 60-percent larger than Earth’s but an orbit that is 385 days, close to Earth’s 365 days.
  62. 2016 Saturday: In the lovely city of Kabul, ISIS conducts a suicide bombing during a street protest that kills 80 people and wounds countless others.   What a bunch of horrible scumbags.
  63. 2017 Sunday: In the Tour de France, British cyclist Chris Froome claims his 4th win.   Unlike Lance Armstrong, he won his races legitimately.  
  64. 2018 Monday: As usual, phony environmentalist groups claim communist China is on track to meet new emission standards although carbon dioxide emissions in the totalitarian state have hit 9.2 billion metric tons in 2017 which are way higher than the United States and Europe combined.   Meanwhile, more negative news about the world’s largest communist country hit the news when it is discovered that a quarter million doses of vaccines for children aren’t worth a crap.  Guess the Chinese were unable to steal the correct formula from the United States.
  65. 2019 Tuesday:  In Great Britain, the ruling Conservative Party MPs select Boris Johnson to be the new prime minister replacing the disastrous Theresa May who could- or would- not get her country through Brexit.   Meanwhile, thanks to comedian Jon Stewart, the U.S. Senate passes a bill that will forever fund the 9-11 first responders fund.  Elsewhere, Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Richard V. Spencer left his job on this date.   A member of no professed political party, Spencer served under President Donald J. Trump from July 15, 2019 until today.  His successor, the 27th U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper assumed his post on this date.  He served under the 45th president until President Donald J. Trump fired his worthless RINO ass on November 09, 2020.
  66. 2020 Thursday: The Xi Jinping Bat Flu continues causing problems around the world and in the United States.  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 15,317,997 confirmed cases, +309,951, 625,582, confirmed deaths, +7,950, and 8,721,415 confirmed recoveries, +210,085.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 4,099,809 confirmed cases, +80,317, 146,295 confirmed deaths, +1,242, and 1,219,623 confirmed recoveries, +33,876.  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: 425,616 confirmed cases, 8,027 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 1,490 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,113 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 49,247 confirmed cases, 1,468 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  67. 2020 Thursday A: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,652.33, DOWN 353.51 points (-1.31%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,461.42, DOWN 244.71 points (-2.29%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,235.66, DOWN 40.36 points (-1.23%).  Price of GOLD: $1,887.10 per troy oz., -2.90 (-0.15%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $22.86 per troy oz., -0.123 (-0.54%).  Price of PLATINUM: $956.60 per troy oz., -7.20 (-0.75%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.92 per #, -0.016 (-0.54%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $41.17, +0.10 (+0.24%).  The markets were down because for the first time since the pandemic from communist China hit back in March, unemployment numbers rose to 1.4 million new claims bringing the number of unemployed Americans to around 32 million.
  68. 2020 Thursday B: Today is the 56th straight day of rioting and protests in the city of Portland, Oregon.  Mayor Ted Wheeler, Democrat, says federal law enforcement is responsible for the rioting when in truth, it’s the ambivalence of the mayor and his city council that bears full responsibility for the mayhem occurring in that once beautiful city’s streets.  The previous night, in a despicable act of virtue-signaling, the mayor went out on the streets to participate in the riots and the agitators threw garbage at him and told him to resign.  He suffered two bouts of tear-gassing before his security people removed him from the streets to safety  Arrest the mayor, mow down the Antifa thugs.  Bring sanity back NOW!  Meanwhile, national polling averages give “Pro-China Joe” Biden a 15-point lead over President Donald J. Trump.  According to Democrats, Trump is ‘toast’ and might as well resign and go home NOW.
  69. 2020 Thursday C: On the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Sandy Cortez, aka Baby Evita, aka the Fly, Democratic-Socialist, blubbered about comments made by Florida GOP Congressman Ted Yoho in which he called the dingbat far-left socialist a “F**king bitch.”  Well, she is a F**king Bitch and needs to be beaten in November.
  70. 2021 Friday: What will the stock market and commodities be today in usurper Joe’s America?  No telling but we are anticipating a crash of the markets sometime this summer because the crazy crap the Biden regime is doing is not for the benefit of the country but for the ‘president’ and his crime family.  Stick around and find out along with us.

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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 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] 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] We will present the music of Chicago sometime in 2030 so we hope you will remain with us until then.

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

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

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U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Rutledge; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Cooper Grier; U.S. Attorney General John G. Sargent; Soviet Leader Josef Stalin; President Andrew Johnson; Blossom Toes featuring Kevin Westlake, Dire Straits featuring Alan Clark, Elvis Presley, Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass featuring Bob Edmondson, the Jefferson Starship featuring Grace Slick, and “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin:

  1. 1179 Monday: Third Lateran Council opens in Rome.
  2. 1461 Tuesday: During the War of the Roses, the Duke of York deposed King Henry VI.
  3. 1496 Thursday: English King Henry VII hands John Cabot a commission to explore for new lands.
  4. 1558 Wednesday: Francisco Fernandez introduces the smoking of tobacco to the Europeans.
  5. 1623 Sunday: Virginia enacts the first alcohol temperance act in the 13 colonies.
  6. 1624 Tuesday: In Virginia, legislation passed that exempted the upper class from public whippings for offenses serious enough to receive such a punishment.
  7. 1770 Monday: Taunted by a crowd of colonists, British troops opened fire upon them killing five and wounding others leading to the event that Americans would know as the Boston Massacre.
  8. 1791 Saturday: The second U.S. Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court John Rutledge left office on this date.  A Federalist, President George Washington nominated him to be the second U.S. Supreme Court justice.  In this position, he served from February 15, 1791 until today.  He would become the nation’s second chief justice on August 12, 1795 until December 28, 1795.
  9. 1794 Wednesday: In Cumberland County, Pa., future 31st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Cooper Grier is born.  President James K. Polk would nominate his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Republican-turned-Democrat Associate Justice Henry Baldwin.  Grier would serve from 08-04-1846 to 01-31-1870.
  10. 1795 Thursday: The Treaty of Basel-Prussia ends war with France.
  11. 1821 Monday: James Monroe is the first president inaugurated on March 05 because the normal day, the 04th, was a Sunday.
  12. 1836 Saturday: Samuel Colt manufactures his first pistol, the .34-caliber “Texas” model.
  13. 1842 Saturday: A Mexican force consisting of 500 men under the command of Rafael Vasquez invaded Texas for the first time since the revolution.  They briefly occupied San Antonio but under threat of the Texans wiping them out, they soon crossed back across the Rio Grande seeking refuge in their home country.  
  14. 1845 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress appropriates $30,000 to ship camels to the U.S. for an experiment is using them with the military in the West.
  15. 1849 Monday: Zachary Taylor undergoes inauguration as the 12th president of the United States.
  16. 1867 Tuesday: An abortive Fenian uprising against English rule took place in Ireland on this date.
  17. 1868 Thursday: Organized into a court of impeachment, the Senate deliberated charges against American President Andrew Johnson whom the Senate later acquitted by ONE vote.  With Chief Justice Salman P. Chase presiding, the president answered to charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors” for having tried to fire Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, a man he inherited from President Lincoln’s cabinet and who opposed him on leniency for the South following his predecessor’s assassination.  Meanwhile, C. H. Gould patents the stapler.
  18. 1872 Tuesday: George Westinghouse patented the air brake on this date.
  19. 1877 Monday: Rutherford B. Hayes is inaugurated as the 19th president of the United States.
  20. 1896 Thursday: The Italian governor of Eritrea, General Baldissera, reaches Massawa after heavy fighting against native troops.
  21. 1901 Tuesday: Germany and Great Britain commenced negotiations on this date with the idea of forming an alliance.  
  22. 1910 Saturday: In Philadelphia, 60,000 people left their jobs to show support for striking transit workers. 
  23. 1912 Tuesday: The Italians become the first nation to use dirigibles for military purposes.  They used them for reconnaissance flights behind Turkish lines west of Tripoli in their effort to drive the Ottomans out of North Africa.
  24. 1918 Tuesday: The Soviets moved the capital of Russia from Petrograd to Moscow.
  25. 1922 Sunday: “Annie Oakley” (Phoebe Ann Moses) broke all existing records for women’s trap shooting by hitting 98 out of 100 targets.
  26. 1923 Monday: The states of Montana and Nevada enacted old-age pension laws on this date in history.
  27. 1924 Wednesday: Frank Caruana of Buffalo, New York, became the first bowler to roll two perfect games in a row.
  28. 1927 Saturday: One-thousand U.S. Marines land in China to protect American property.
  29. 1933 Sunday: In German parliamentary elections, the Nazi Party won 44-percent of the vote and then joined with a conservative nationalist party in order to attain a slim majority in the Reichstag.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ordered a four-day bank holiday in order to stop concerned citizens from withdrawing copious amounts of money from banks and stopping potential bank crashes.
  30. 1934 Monday: In Amarillo, Texas, citizens celebrated the first Mother’s-in-Law Day in the nation.
  31. 1935 Tuesday: Future longtime trombonist with Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[i]– Bob Edmondson- is born on this date.
  32. 1939 Sunday: In Ludlow, Vermont, the 53rd U.S. Attorney General John G. Sargent died on this date at age 78.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from 03-07-1925 to 03-04-1929.
  33. 1940 Tuesday: The Finns sue for peace and tell the Soviets they will agree to their terms.  They are planning to send a peace mission to Moscow the next day.  
  34. 1942 Thursday: Japanese troops march into Batavia, Indonesia.
  35. 1943 Friday: Germany called 15- and 16-year-olds for military service due to war losses.  On the Eastern Front, the Axis forces commence one of their final successful offensives, this the battle to retake Kharkov from the Soviets who had just managed to recapture the city.
  36. 1946 Tuesday: Former Prime Minister Winston Churchill delivered his “Iron Curtain” speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.  He said, “From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an ‘iron curtain’ descended across the continent, allowing police governments to rule Eastern Europe.”
  37. 1947 Wednesday: Kevin Westlake, future drummer with the psychedelic British rock band, Blossom Toes[ii], was born in England on this date.
  38. 1952 Wednesday: Future keyboardist/vocalist with the British rock band, Dire Straits[iii] (1980-1995)—Alan Clark—is born in Great Britain on this date.
  39. 1953 Thursday: After three decades in power, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin finally died; meanwhile, composer Sergei Prokofiev passed away in Moscow at age 61.
  40. 1955 Saturday: Elvis Presley[iv] made his television debut on “Louisiana Hayride” carried by KSLA-TV in Shreveport.
  41. 1956 Monday: The Supreme Court affirmed the ban on segregation in public schools.
  42. 1959 Thursday: The United States and Iran sign a mutual economic-defense treaty.
  43. 1960 Saturday: Elvis Presley[v] ends his two-year hitch in the U.S. Army.
  44. 1963 Tuesday: Country music performers Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, and Hawkshaw Hawkins, as well as pilot and Cline, manager, Randy Hughes, died when their plane, a Piper Comanche, crashed near Camden, Tennessee.
  45. 1964 Thursday: Due to mass social upheaval, the government of Ceylon proclaims a state of emergency on this date.
  46. 1965 Friday: Ernie Terrell beats Eddie Machen in the 15th round to win the heavyweight boxing title of the world.  
  47. 1970 Thursday: A nuclear non-proliferation treaty went into effect after 43 nations ratified it.
  48. 1971 Friday: British rock band, Led Zeppelin[vi], performs “Stairway to Heaven” on stage for the first time at Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland. 
  49. 1979 Monday: Flying past Jupiter, NASA’s Voyager I Space Probe sent back pictures of the great planet and its many moons.     
  50. 1981 Thursday: The U.S. government gives the city of Atlanta $1 million to aid in the hunt for the serial murderer of young black men and boys.
  51. 1984 Monday: The U.S. accuses Iraq of using poisonous gas against the Iranians during the Iran-Iraq War.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that cities had the right to display the Nativity scene as part of their Christmas display.
  52. 1991 Tuesday: Iraq renounces its annexation of neighboring Kuwait.
  53. 1994 Saturday: Grace Slick, singer of the Jefferson Starship[vii] suffers arrest for pointing a gun at a police officer.
  54. 1995 Sunday: The graves of Czar Nicholas and his family turn up in St. Petersburg, Russia.
  55. 2011 Saturday: In Libya at the Battle of Aaliyah, rebels beat back government troops trying to force their way into the city.  In Saudi Arabia, the government bans all demonstrations because of problems taking place in the eastern part of the country.
  56. 2012 Monday: The U.S. requests New Zealand extradite Kim Dotcom and three of his MegaUpload associates, forcing them to face charges for breaching copyright.
  57. 2013 Tuesday: In Venezuela, President Hugo Chavez[viii] dies in office from cancer at age 58—good riddance to a communist piece of dog shit.
  58. 2014 Wednesday: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that whistleblower protection under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act extends to private employees working for public companies under contract.
  59. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, the doctors release the last Ebola patient in Liberia, a 58-year-old English teacher from their care, which leads the World Health Organization to declare the nation ‘Ebola free’ if no new cases of the virus emerge in the next 42 days.  Elsewhere, the ISIS thugs in Iraq bulldoze the ancient city of Nimrud because it’s un-Islamic.  We must annihilate these scumbags.
  60. 2016 Saturday: Results for Super Saturday primary election races are thus: candidates Donald J. Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz win two states each; Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders wins 2 while his challenger Hillary Clinton wins one.   Meanwhile, a U.S. airstrike north of Mogadishu, Somalia, kills 150 Al-Shabbab militants, all members of the so-called “religion of peace.”
  61. 2017 Sunday: In an event that would prove to be true later, President Donald J. Trump accuses former President Barack Hussein Obama of ‘wiretapping Trump Tower’ in New York.  The news media laughed, Obama chuckled, and then as evidence began to appear, it sure looks like the anti-Trump coup plotters which include scum like John Brennan, James Clapper, Peter Strzok and his sex pal Lisa Page, James Comey, and even Hillary Clinton and Samantha Power all had a hand in the plot[ix].  Shame on them.   Elsewhere, Israel lessens penalties for people smoking the pakalolo in public.
  62. 2018 Monday: For the first time since becoming ‘supreme leader,’ Kim Jong Un meets South Korean officials when he hosts a dinner for them in Pyongyang.  We hope medical professionals checked out the South Korean diplomats and politicians for possible parasites.   Elsewhere, communist China commences its ‘two sessions,’ the annual confab of elected government officials and the Chinese Communist Party.  One thing they announce is an increase of 8-percent to the national defense budget.
  63. 2019 Tuesday: BREAKING NEWS: a major medical study in Denmark involving 650,000 children determined that the MMR vaccine does NOT increase the risk of autism as many anti-vaccine folks claim it does.   Meanwhile, Forbes reports that Kylie Jenner is the youngest-ever billionaire at the ripe old age of 21.   Elsewhere, Scott Gottlieb, head of the Food and Drug Administration, announces that he will resign as of next month. 
  64. 2020 Thursday: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Democrat-Massachusetts, becomes the next Democrat candidate seeking the 2020 presidential nomination to heed the writing on the wall.  A very unlikable candidate, she throws in the towel in an angry appearance before her supporters and is unwilling to endorse either remaining candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden or Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT.  Oh, Tulsi Gabbard, outgoing congresswoman from Hawaii remains in the fight but who knew.  Chef Elmer Hootenstein of the AICPENDBLOG.COM predicts on this date that Mr. Biden will beat Bernie for the nomination and that he will choose either Hillary Clinton or Michelle Obama to be his running mate.  Then, after the DNC Convention in Milwaukee in July, something will happen that will drive Biden from the race and either Hillary or Michelle will become the nominee.  YOU heard it here first!
  65. 2021 Friday: Today is DAY 45 of the collapsing Biden-Harris administration.  Of course, the Chi-Coms are backing the senile old coot, they’re the ones keeping him going.  We shall see what we shall see.

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This artwork is #0393 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sun’s Last Light.”  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 great thing about Waysted is that much of the time they sound like UFO and UFO sounds like them.  Perhaps one of the reasons lies with the fact that many of the same musicians flow back and forth.  Here on “You Won’t Get Out Alive,” released on September 16, 2000 we find legendary hard-rocking bassist Pete Way, Andy Parker, UFO’s longtime original drummer as well as Paul Chapman (guitars), the man who assumed Michael Schenker’s place when he abandoned ship and Finn Moore on vocals.  The band delivers a rock-solid set that veteran headbangers and novice ones alike can and will enjoy.  We hope you will seek this one out wherever you shop for the absolute best in rock music and add it to your ever-growing collection of fabulous rock music.  You will love it.     

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[i] We hope to do the music of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, as well as Alpert’s solo career, somewhere around 2035.  We hope you will remain with us.

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

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

[iv]When the time will be right for the presentation of Elvis Presley is unknown but if we are still going strong in the 2030s, we expect to do so.  Please, stay tuned.

[v] When the time will be right for the presentation of Elvis Presley is unknown but if we are still going strong in the 2030s, we expect to do so.  Please, stay tuned.

[vi] We promoted the music of Led Zeppelin- among other numerous interconnected bands beginning with the Yardbirds on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through vocalist Paul Rodgers of both Free and Bad Company on Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope you will check them all out.

[vii] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  This presentation included the Jefferson Starship, too, of which, the artist was NOT a member.

[viii] Hugo Chavez should be frying in hell.  The scum was such a believer in the strength of socialism that his Cuban doctors killed him via their shoddy treatment.  The POS should have sought U.S., UK, or even Russian medical treatment and perhaps he would still be alive.  And this is the crap that socialist candidate Bernie Sanders, senator from Vermont, wants to force on Americans?

[ix] Everyone involved in the coup to remove Trump from office, destroy his family and his businesses should be in prison.  Lock them up, President Trump, because this f**king scum would sure as hell lock YOU up.

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46. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2021

Y. 1943 Monday: On the Eastern Front, the Red Army is savoring its successes with the capture of Rostov and Kharkov the day before. However, Axis troops are gearing up to counterattack and drive the Russians out of the latter city in the coming Third Battle of Kharkov.

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46. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2021:

DAY TWENTY-SEVEN OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

President’s Day, Daisy Gatson Bates Day (Arkansas), Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday (Local observance- California, Florida, New York, and Wisconsin)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Rutledge; U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root; U.S. Secretaries of War William Wilkins and Elihu Root; Electric Flag featuring Mike Bloomfield, the Kinks featuring Mick Avory, Santana featuring David Brown, and Supertramp featuring John Helliwell:

  1. 399 BC: Philosopher Socrates receives a sentence of death from the Athenian court for corrupting the minds of the youth and for impiety.  He will have to commit suicide.
  2. 1564 Wednesday: Famed Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei was born on this date in the city of Pisa.
  3. 1764 Monday: Pierre Lclade Ligue founds a settlement and trading post at what is now St. Louis, Missouri. 
  4. 1790 Saturday: The second U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Rutledge assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  He served in this position until March 05, 1791.  He would return to become the second chief justice of the Supreme Court.  In this capacity, he would serve a brief time- August 12, 1795 to December 28, 1795.
  5. 1798 Tuesday: A feud between two members of the U.S. House of Representatives (meeting in Philadelphia) boiled over as Roger Griswold of Connecticut used a cane to attack Vermont’s Matthew Lyon, who defended himself with a set of tongs.  Griswold was enraged over the House not expelling Lyon for spitting tobacco juice in his face two weeks earlier; after their fellow members separated the two men, a motion to expel both of these reprobates was defeated.
  6. 1799 Wednesday: The state of Pennsylvania authorized printed ballots for use in all its elections beginning upon this date.
  7. 1804 Tuesday: New Jersey becomes the final northern state to abolish slavery.
  8. 1842 Monday: The City Dispatch Post (Office) in New York City used adhesive postage stamps for the first time in history.
  9. 1844 Wednesday: The 19th U.S. Secretary of War William Wilkins assumed his position on this date.  A Jacksonian Democrat, he served under President John Tyler from today to 03-04-1845.
  10. 1845 Friday: The future 38th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root is born in Clinton, N.Y.  A Republican, he would serve under President Theodore Roosevelt from 07-19-1905 to 01-27-1909.  He also served the nation as its 41st U.S. Secretary of War.  In this capacity, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 08-01-1899 to 01-31-1904.
  11. 1851 Friday: Black abolitionists invade a Boston courtroom to rescue a fugitive slave that the court was going to send back to his master in the American South.
  12. 1870 Monday: Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Northern Pacific Railroad take place near Duluth, Minnesota.
  13. 1879 Friday: With his signature on a bill, President Rutherford B. Hayes authorized women lawyers to practice before the United States Supreme Court.
  14. 1892 Sunday: In Mattawan, New York, the future 1st U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Harry S. Truman from 09-17-1947 to 03-28-1949.
  15. 1898 Monday: 260 sailors die when the USS Maine explodes and sinks in Havana, Cuba’s harbor.
  16. 1903 Sunday: Morris and Rose Michtom introduce the first Teddy Bear in America on this date.
  17. 1910 Tuesday: The Boy Scouts of America form.
  18. 1918 Friday: Off the coast of Ireland, a German submarine sinks a U.S. troop ship with a torpedo and sinks it.
  19. 1930 Saturday: Weona beats Toluca in the Illinois high school basketball tournament in 10 overtimes.
  20. 1932 Monday: U.S. bobsled team member Eddie Eagan becomes the only athlete to win gold in both Summer and Winter Olympics (1920 boxing gold).  Elsewhere, George Burns and Gracie Allen debuted as regulars on “The Guy Lombardo Show” on CBS radio.  
  21. 1933 Wednesday: President-elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt survives an assassination attempt in Miami, Florida.  Chicago Mayor Anton J. Cermak died in the attack.
  22. 1936 Saturday: Sonja Henie of Norway wins her third consecutive figure skating gold medal.
  23. 1941 Saturday: Duke Ellington first records “Take a Train.”  Elsewhere, the Nazis begin transporting Austrian Jews to camps in eastern Poland on this date.
  24. 1942 Sunday: During World War II, British-ruled Singapore surrenders to the Empire of Japan.  For the British, this is an absolute disaster.  The impregnable bastion of Singapore was thought to be invincible.  The Japanese proved otherwise.  Elsewhere, surfaced German U-Boats shell an oil refinery in the Dutch Antilles.
  25. 1943 Monday: On the Eastern Front, the Red Army is savoring its successes with the capture of Rostov and Kharkov the day before.  However, Axis troops are gearing up to counterattack and drive the Russians out of the latter city in the coming Third Battle of Kharkov. 
  26. 1944 Tuesday: Mick Avory, future drummer with the British rock band, the Kinks[i], was born in Chipping Barnet, Great Britain on this date.  He would play with the famed band from its inception until around 1987 when Bob Henrit replaced him.  Elsewhere, on the Italian Front, the Allies are gearing up for another go at German-held positions on Monte Cassino.  Allied warplanes have bombed the ancient abbey into rubble but the German defenders cling to the ruins.  They are, after all, elite paratroopers.
  27. 1945 Thursday: Future member of the British rock band, Supertramp[ii]–John Helliwell (horns/woodwinds/keyboards 1973-88 / 1996-2002 / 2010-present) –is born on this date in Todmorden, West Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain.   Elsewhere, Venezuela declares war on Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan during World War II.
  28. 1947 Saturday: David Brown—future original bassist with the first Santana[iii] band—is born in Daly City, California, on this date.
  29. 1950 Wednesday: Walt Disney’s “Cinderella” hits movies on this date.
  30. 1952 Friday: A funeral was held in Windsor Castle for Britain’s King George VI, who had died nine days earlier.
  31. 1961 Wednesday: The entire 18-member U.S. figure skating team dies when the Belgian Sabena 707 on which, they are flying crashes.
  32. 1962 Thursday: CBS-TV bought the exclusive rights to college football games from the NCAA for $10.2 million.
  33. 1965 Monday: Canada replaces the Union Jack with the Maple Leaf flag.
  34. 1970 Sunday: A Dominican DC-9 crashes into the sea at Santo Domingo, killing 102 people aboard it.
  35. 1978 Wednesday: Leon Spinks beats Muhammad Ali in 15 rounds for the heavyweight boxing title of the world.
  36. 1981 Sunday: Famed blues rock guitarist, Mike Bloomfield who performed with Electric Flag[iv] among other bands, dies from a drug overdose on this date in San Francisco, California, at age 37.
  37. 1982 Monday: During a storm, the Ocean Ranger, a drilling rig, sank off the coast of Newfoundland and 84 men working on it lost their lives in the disaster.
  38. 1985 Friday: The Center for Disease Control reported that more than half of all nine-year-old kids in the U.S. showed no signs of tooth decay.
  39. 1989 Wednesday: The Soviet military ends its occupation of neighboring Afghanistan.
  40. 1991 Friday: The leaders of Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and Poland signed the Visegard agreement, in which, they pledged to cooperate in transforming their countries to free-market economies.
  41. 1996 Thursday: At a news conference, American boxer Tommy Morrison said that he has contracted the HIV-AIDS virus.
  42. 2005 Tuesday: YouTube, the popular internet site on which videos users may post and watch videos launched in the United States on this date.
  43. 2010 Monday: In Afghanistan, NATO and Afghan troops are taking the fight to the Taliban in Helmand Province. Fighting is fierce and the Islamist scum tricky.  Still, the war is going well but after nearly nine years, it’s time to beat them and end it.
  44. 2011 Tuesday: In Malaysia, morality police arrest more than 80 Muslim couples to prevent them from celebrating Valentine’s Day.  Meanwhile, inflation in Communist China reaches 4.9-percent.
  45. 2012 Wednesday: Procter and Gamble sells Pringles to the Kellogg Company for $2.7 billion.  Elsewhere, in Comayagua, Honduras, an out-of-control fire in the prison located there kills at least 358 people and injures countless others.  No one is sure of the exact cause.  Meanwhile, unemployment in the UK hits 8.4-percent, a 17-year-high.
  46. 2013 Friday:  A Near-Earth asteroid, 2012 DA-14 comes within 17,200 miles of Earth’s surface, a record close approach for an object measuring estimated 160-feet in diameter.  Meanwhile, after North Korea conducts some nuclear tests, the European Union announces tighter sanctions on the country in conjunction with the United States.  North Korea tells Beijing that they are going to conduct one or two more tests. 
  47. 2014 Saturday: Lebanon’s new Prime Minister Tammam Salam declares that he has been able to form a new cabinet, breaking the 10-month impasse between Hezbollah and Sunni rival parties; Salam intends to hold presidential elections on time.
  48. 2015 Sunday: According to Brainy History, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is planning rules for commercial drones that will limit flights to uncrowded areas within the operator’s line of sight, meaning that uses such as package delivery or long-range news reporting are off limits.
  49. 2016 Monday: Bosnia and Hercegovina formally applies for membership in the European Union.  Meanwhile, in Rancho Mirage, California, President Barack Obama holds a two-day summit with member states of ASEAN.  They are working towards the Pan-Pacific Partnership- the PPP.
  50. 2017 Wednesday: The CEO of CKE Restaurants- Andrew Puzder- withdraws from consideration as the next U.S. secretary of Labor in the Trump administration.  Meanwhile, down in Venezuela, the totalitarian government bans the left-wing CNN Spanish language channel accusing it of spreading lies and falsehoods. 
  51. 2018 Thursday: Following the departure of Jacob Zuma, Cyril Ramaphosa takes the oath and becomes the new president of South Africa.  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announces it’s blocking a group of Chi-Com ‘investors’ seeking to buy the Chicago Stock Exchange.  Thank God Joe Biden’s not the president. Meanwhile, the Senate Judiciary Committee backs the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act which will correct injustices judges inflicted on tens of thousands of offenders who were first-time offenders, minorities, and/or poor.  President Donald J. Trump brought this amazing miracle into being along with Kim Kardashian and others concerned about the travesties of justice.
  52. 2019 Friday: Driving his enemies insane, President Donald J. Trump declares a national emergency as wave after wave of illegal alien caravans attempt to storm the southern U.S. border so he can divert funds and begin construction of the southern border wall.  Meanwhile, after Amazon announced it was going to build its new HQ in New York City, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took them to task, not understanding that in order to get something, you give something.  Anyhow, Amazon announces it’s a done deal- they’re going elsewhere- to Virginia.  Friendlier business climate there.
  53. 2020 Saturday: The COVID-19 growing global pandemic reaches into Europe now.  An 80-year-old Chinese ‘tourist’ dies in France from the Wuhan Flu.   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Australian officials cancel a visit to Great Britain due to the Brits allowing Huawei to build their 5-G network.  Australia like the United States wants nothing to do with Huawei because of Chinese Communist Party’s use of its electronics to eavesdrop on everyone around the world.  Think TikTok.  Meanwhile, in Yemen, Houthis raise a big fuss over Saudi airstrikes that claim the lives of at least 30 ‘civilians.’ 
  54. 2021 Monday:  We heard early today that there is ‘bipartisan support’ for an independent commission to delve into the causes of the January 06, 2021, Capitol Hill Riots when Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi knows the precise cause: being in league with Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs who infiltrated the Trump supporters to pull off one of the greatest FALSE FLAG OPERATIONS in the history of American politics.  Add to that the waving off of proffered 10,000 National Guard troops AHEAD of January 6 and you know all you need to know.  It was a set-up hence why they lie about the death of Capitol Hill police officer Brian Sicknick, why we don’t know the results of his autopsy and why they cremated him as quickly as they did.  Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has much for which to answer, folks, which is why she is appointing an ‘independent commission’ (yeah, right) to look into the RIOTS.  Speaking of Officer Brian Sicknick, the New York Times quietly updates the truth on his death saying it most likely was in response to some kind of irritant sprayed in his face such as bear repellant.
  55. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden announces he will speak at a virtual G 7 summit on the ‘Panda Pandemic,’ aka the Chinese Virus, the Wuhan Virus, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, the Yellow Fever 2020-2021.  Keep a close eye on the screen to see how they manipulate the ‘speech’ by Biden so as to see the earpiece telling him what to say and do.  Word of warning- Joe, don’t stick your wife’s finger in your mouth.   Meanwhile, Joe Biden continues dismantling the extremely necessary Trump Era policy of illegal alien asylum speakers remaining in Mexico.  Now, they can enter the U.S. and begin popping out one anchor baby after another.  Diabolical, Joe.  In other ‘Joe Biden news,’ Joe is driving ahead (well, those behind him) to get our guns from us and to eliminate our ability to get them.  Not going to happen, Joe.
  56. 2021 Monday B: Dick Morris speaks out on the Democrats’ ‘bloodlust’ in pursuing Donald J. Trump.  It’s because they have nothing other than “Trump Glue” to hold the Democrats together.  What a shame.  Meanwhile, reputed Chi-Com intelligence agent, Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell makes some stupid comment about God’s gender.  Thought you folks were supposed to avoid all gender-related terms on the floor of the House?  Hypocrite.  Speaking of dimwitted Democrats, Orthodox rabbis are calling on House Democratic Party leadership to remove Congresswoman Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar from her position as vice chairperson on the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee.   We have an alternative nickname for Ms. Omar- Ilhan “From the Rivers to the Sea, Palestine will be Free” Omar.   In other left-wing news, Puerto Rico is demanding Congress to consider statehood for the leftist island territory.  They say ‘Congress has a moral responsibility’ to do so.
  57. 2021 Monday C: In the New York City mayoral race, Andrew Yang has hit the necessary threshold in fund-raising to qualify for matching funds.  Meanwhile, Nancy Pelosi’s nephew, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues to sink as the effort to remove the POS via recall has surpassed the necessary 1.5 million voter signatures with which to throw him out of office.   In the Empire State, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo continues falling in his approval ratings with his critics on all sides of the aisle going after him, accusing him and his bozo brother, CNN’s Chris Cuomo, of showboating on TV while thousands of elderly seniors in rest homes were dying of the Chi-Vi due to his horrendous mishandling of the Beijing Bug.  People are so angry with this guy, the state Assembly is considering stripping him of his emergency powers. 
  58. 2021 Monday D: In other U.S. news, the Minneapolis City Council now wants to RE-FUND the police department because everything is going to hell in a handbasket as are many other left-wing cities and towns.  Meanwhile, the Dems are launching an all-out campaign to get Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton out of office.  It shows how effective he is.   Elsewhere, Republican Congressmen Devin Nunes, California, and Jim Jordan, Ohio, demand that House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi ‘fess up’ on what she knew and when she knew it about security conditions at the Capitol on January 6.  People want answers as to WHY we still have a militarized capitol with fences and troops when they should be deployed along  the southern border.
  59. 2021 Monday E: Florida Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz says that ‘Governor Ron DeSantis would make one hell of a presidential candidate one day.’  Next, following former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s stupid comments regarding Trump’s support among the GOP voters, Senator Lindsey Graham says that ‘Donald Trump remains the most potent force among the Grand Old Party.’  Speaking of Ambassador Haley, even anti-Trumpers are outraged at her stupid remarks.  Her stock as a presidential candidate has fallen to outhouse levels like Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, Bill Cassidy, Ben Sasse, and other dimwits.   Meanwhile, the GOP plans on trying Joe Biden to the Chi-Coms in every chance they get so as to increase the numbers of wins in 2022 and again in 2024.   Moving on, Pennsylvania GOP Congressman Guy Reschenthaler says, ‘If you don’t think Cancel Culture isn’t coming for you next, wake up!’   In other news, the fact that vandals assaulted the home of Trump attorney Michael Van Der Veen proves just how effective he was in defending his client.  Some maggot scrawled, “TRAITOR,” on his home.
  60. 2021 Monday E: Big Tech now is attacking Pro-Life news services.  Big Tech strikes again. Speaking of Tech, we now know that the Chi-Coms- good friends of ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden used secret microchips installed in U.S. computers to spy on US.  How nice.  We should have nuked them when we had the opportunity.  Next, the president of Microsoft says the SolarWinds hack was biggest and most sophisticated in history.  Elsewhere, Parler has managed to return to the Internet via using ‘independent technology.’ 
  61. 2021 Monday F: Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the “U.S. supports militants in Iraq who have executed members of Turkey’s armed forces.  What’s up with that, Joe?  Next, Iran tests a short-range ‘smart missile’ with a radius of about 186 miles.  Elsewhere, Congressman  Michael Waltz, R-FL, urges a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.  We concur- NO freedom-loving country should participate in the Chi-Com-held Olympics- it’s akin to participating in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.  F— them. 
  62. 2021 Monday G: Severe winter weather is rampaging through Texas where power outages are ongoing as they are in at least 13 other states.  We hope they’re not using any Chi-Com equipment or software. Refineries in Texas are being forced to shut down due to the weather.  In other news, Ken Cuccinelli, former immigration bigwig in the Trump administration says that Joe Biden’s immigration policies are going to overwhelm the country as illegals are flooding in across the southern border.  We hope troops begin laying minefields along the border to stop this tidal wave.  Elsewhere, John Bachman on Newsmax TV says of the Joe Biden, ‘it’s hard to claim to be a friend of the working class when your policies are rapidly leading to their demise.’  Finally, it’s interesting to note that former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s BIG MISTAKE in using the nuclear option to confirm judicial appointees back in 2013 could see impeachment being used by the GOP to destroy numerous left-wing Democrats in coming years.  We can only hope.  
  63. 2021 Monday H: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 109,067,558 confirmed cases, +313,837, 2,405,546, confirmed deaths, +6,773, and 61,277,452 confirmed recoveries, +245,977.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,939,592 confirmed cases, up 32,738 from yesterday’s reporting, 490,672 confirmed deaths, UP 833, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported for nearly three-plus weeks now.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile moron.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 160,802 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  64. 2021 Monday 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: 3,484,984 confirmed cases, 47,055 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,460 confirmed cases, 426 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 331,164 confirmed cases, 4,739 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Wisconsin: currently, they have 607,213 confirmed cases, 6,748 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 730,293 confirmed cases, 5,414 confirmed deaths, and 670,010 confirmed recoveries.
  65. 2021 Monday J: In other news related to the Wuhan Virus Crisis, the World Health Organization clears the Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use around the world.   Meanwhile, Brexit leader Nigel Farage says the world is dealing with a virus, NOT the Chi-Vi but the WOKE VIRUS, one that is sweeping the world and one that we absolutely must crush before it crushes us.  Elsewhere, noted investigative journalist Peter Schweizer says that BOTH Joe Biden and Kamala Harris must get their families under control if they wish to keep things on the up-and-up (which they don’t- at least in our views).
  66. 2021 Monday K: In the African nation of Guinea, health authorities declare an Ebola epidemic.  Meanwhile 58 mostly Western nations unite to oppose detainment of their nationals or detainment of foreign nationals to gain leverage over one nation or the other.  The Chi-Coms do this, the Russians do this, the Iranians really do this, it’s horrible and it must end.  Elsewhere, a rocket attack in the lovely nation of Iraq kills a contractor and wounds a U.S. servicemember.  Finally, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledges differences between Joe Biden and himself but remains hopeful the senile old fool in the White House will give him a ring.  Don’t count on it, prime minister, you and your country must unite with ALL Arab countries to oppose Iran.
  67. 2021 Monday L: County GOP officials in the Pennsylvania counties of Clarion, Centre, Lawrence, Washington, and York censure Senator Pat Toomey who voted to convict President Donald J. Trump this past Saturday in the bogus second impeachment trial.  Ask him to retire.  NOW. Next, UPDATE on New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo- he is NOW blaming the vast numbers of Chinese Virus deaths on health care and rest home workers but oh, no, NOT me or my policies.  Andrew, a famous Democrat once said, “The buck stops here,” meaning with YOU- murdering f**k.  Noted journalist Bill O’Reilly says that ‘Cuomo is doing rope-a-dope’ to try to cover his ass and to evade punishment that is heading his way.  Elsewhere, the NATO chief says that nations that send troops to various missions should not have to foot all the costs of doing so but that the organization should help.  Next, the soon-to-be-deployed NASA new Mars rover is going to search out signs of ancient life.   Finally, in Palm Beach, as President Donald J. Trump returns from a golf outing, tens of thousands of his supporters lined the streets holding signs and celebrating how much they love the 45th president.  Speaker Pelosi: Trump ain’t going nowhere.   

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0375 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “February Twilight.”  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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We always love releases by the BBC as they give us glimpses into some of the greatest rock bands the country ever produced and UFO is no different.  On April 12, 1992, UFO released “BBC Radio 1- Live in Concert,” a superb album that provides the listener with gems culled from the early-to-mid-1970s and then again in 1980 so we have a couple of lineups here.  We love this quintessential hard-rocking, hard-partying English rock band as much as we know you do so please, seek this one out at your favorite site of music and add it to your collection.  UFO will blow any band from the modern era off the stage and into the crapper so please, seek this one out now.  You will be glad you did.

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

[iii] We should have promoted the music of Journey around the time we did the music of Santana. We hope to do so sometime within the next 10-12 years.  We hope you will remain alert for the day when we do.

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

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EEE. 2019 Tuesday: In Malaysia, another BIG Islamist hotspot, the government raises the age of females to 19 to keep it in line with males marrying age and to prevent child brides from being sold to older scumbags. Meanwhile, angry teenager ‘climate activist’ Greta Thunberg tells the U.S. Congress regarding its efforts to combat ‘global warming,’ “I know you’re trying but just not hard enough. Sorry.” Go home, Greta, go home and get a flipping life already!

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Constitution Day and Citizenship Day

Vice President Spiro T. Agnew; U.S. Supreme Court Associate and Chief Justices John Rutledge and Warren E. Burger; Associate Justices Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II and David Souter; U.S. Senator Charles “Chuck” Grassley; Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumors” CD:

  1. 642 Tuesday: Jihadists conquer Alexandria, Egypt, and in so doing, they destroy the great library located there much to the future chagrin of the world.
  2. 1394 Thursday: By decree from King Charles VI, ALL Jews must leave France as soon as possible, never to return.
  3. 1595 Thursday: Pope Clemens VIII recognizes King Henry IV as the legitimate ruler of France.
  4. 1730 Friday: Under the command of Mahmud I, troops loyal to him stage a coup, forcing Sultan Ahmed III to flee for his life.
  5. 1739 Tuesday: In Charleston, S.C., the second overall justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, John Rutledge, is born.  President George Washington would nominate him to serve on the high court and Rutledge, once confirmed, served from 02-15-1790 to 03-05-1791.  After he retired, President George Washington nominated him to be chief justice and served from August 12, 1795 to December 28, 1795.
  6. 1776 Sunday: At San Francisco, California, the Presidio begins construction as a Spanish fort.
  7. 1778 Tuesday: The United States signed its first treaty with a Native American tribe, the Delaware Nation.
  8. 1787 Saturday: The Constitution of the United States was completed and signed by most of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.
  9. 1796 Thursday: The farewell address of President George Washington took place before Congress on this date.
  10. 1819 Thursday: First whaling ship arrives in the Hawaiian Islands.
  11. 1825 Friday: In Eatonton, Georgia, future 49th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II, is born.  President Grover Cleveland nominated Lamar to fill the seat of Democrat-turned-Republican Associate Justice William Woods.  Lamar served from 01-16-1888 to 01-23-1893.
  12. 1862 Tuesday: More than 3,600 men were killed, many more wounded, captured, or left missing in the Civil War Battle of Antietam in Maryland; although the battle proved inconclusive, it effectively halted the Confederate advance into Maryland.
  13. 1908 Thursday: Lieutenant Thomas E. Selfridge of the U.S. Army Signal Corps became the first person to die in a crash of a powered aircraft, the Wright Flyer, at Fort Myer, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C.
  14. 1911 Sunday: Calbraith P. Rodgers set off from Sheepshead Bay, New York, aboard a Wright biplane to become the first pilot to travel the width of the United States.  The 49-day journey required 69 stops before he finally landed in Pasadena, California.
  15. 1917 Monday: In St. Paul, Minnesota, future 97th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and 15th Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, is born.  President Richard M. Nixon nominated Burger to fill the seat of Chief Justice Earl Warren.  He served from 06-23-1969 to 09-26-1986.
  16. 1920 Friday: At Canton, Ohio, organizers form the National Football League, beginning with 12 teams, who each pay $100 to join the American Professional Football Association.
  17. 1930 Wednesday: Construction on Boulder Dam, later renamed the Hoover Dam, began in Black Canyon near Las Vegas, Nevada.
  18. 1933 Sunday: Future U.S. Senator Charles “Chuck” Grassley is born in New Hartford, Iowa, on this date.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-1981 and remains there to this day.
  19. 1934 Monday: The USSR joins the League of Nations; the dissenting votes came from the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Portugal.
  20. 1937 Friday: The first professional NFL game is played in Washington, D.C.; the Washington Redskins beat the New York Giants by a score of 13-3.  Elsewhere, the likeness of President Abraham Lincoln’s head underwent dedication at Mount Rushmore.
  21. 1939 Sunday: The Soviet Union invaded Poland, more than two weeks after Nazi Germany launched its assault and in so doing, took 217,000 Poles prisoner.  Meanwhile, the German U-boat U-29 sinks the British aircraft carrier, HMS Courageous with the loss of 519 lives.  Elsewhere, future 105th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Souter, is born in Melrose, Massachusetts.  President Ronald Reagan nominated Judge Souter to fill the seat of Democrat William J. Brennan; Souter served from 10-03-1990 to 06-29-2009.
  22. 1944 Sunday: Operation Market Garden begins as a British airborne division lands behind the lines at Arnhem, Netherlands.  After initial success, however, the German troops in the area regrouped and destroyed or captured much of the Allied force.    
  23. 1947 Wednesday: The first secretary of defense—James V. Forrestal—took the oath of office on this date.
  24. 1959 Thursday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev traveled by train from Washington, D.C., to New York City, where he received a low-key welcome from New Yorkers.  Meanwhile on the other side of the nation, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.
  25. 1962 Monday: U.S. space officials announced the selection of nine new astronauts, including Neil A. Armstrong, who became the first man to step onto the moon.
  26. 1963 Tuesday: “The Fugitive”—starring David Janssen—premiered on ABC-TV on this date.  
  27. 1964 Thursday: The James Bond movie, “Goldfinger,” starring Sean Connery, premiered in London.  The fantasy sitcom “Bewitched” starring Elizabeth Montgomery, debuted on ABC-TV.
  28. 1970 Thursday: Jordan’s King Hussein initiates military action to drive the PLO thugs out of his country along with all Palestinians because they have been nothing but trouble for the desert kingdom.
  29. 1971 Friday: Citing health reasons, Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black, 85, retired.  Lewis F. Powell succeeded Justice Black and then eight days following his announcement, Black died.
  30. 1972 Sunday: “M*A*S*H” premiered on CBS-TV on this date.
  31. 1976 Friday: NASA unveiled the space shuttle Enterprise in Palmdale, California.
  32. 1977 Saturday: Fleetwood Mac’s[i] “Rumors” album is #1 for the 19th straight week on the pop music charts.
  33. 1978 Sunday: After meeting at Camp David, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat signed a framework for a peace treaty.
  34. 1980 Wednesday: The Solidarity labor movement begins in Poland.
  35. 1983 Saturday: Vanessa Williams, as Miss New York, became the first black woman to win the crown of Miss America.  Meanwhile, Carl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox broke Hank Aaron’s major league record when he started his 3,299th game.
  36. 1984 Monday: Reggie Jackson hit his 500th career home run.  It was exactly 17 years from the day he hit his first major league home run.  Elsewhere, 9,706 immigrants became naturalized citizens when Vice President George H. W. Bush administered the swearing-in, making them the largest group to become U.S. citizens at any one time.  Finally, Gordon P. Getty became the richest person in the United States with his fortune at $4.1 billion.
  37. 1987 Thursday: The city of Philadelphia, birthplace of the U.S. Constitution, threw a big party to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the historic document; in a speech at Independence Hall, President Ronald Reagan acclaimed the framing of the constitution as a milestone “that would profoundly and forever alter not just these United States but the world.”
  38. 1990 Monday: The Soviet Union and Saudi Arabia restore diplomatic ties between their two nations.
  39. 1991 Tuesday: The United Nations admits the following nations: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, North and South Korea, the Marshal Islands and Micronesia.
  40. 1992 Thursday: The National Football League decides to suspend the World Football League—good riddance!  Elsewhere, Lawrence Walsh called a halt to his probe of the Iran-Contra scandal.  The investigation had continued for 5.5 years.  What a waste of taxpayer money!
  41. 1994 Saturday: Heather Whitestone of Alabama was crowned the first deaf Miss America.
  42. 1995 Sunday: Hong Kong held its final legislative election before Communist China took over control of the British Crown Colony.
  43. 1996 Tuesday: The 39th Vice President of the United States— Republican Spiro Agnew who served 1969-1973—died on this date.
  44. 1997 Wednesday: Northern Ireland’s main Protestant party joined in the ongoing peace talks.  It was the first time that all the major players in the peace process had come together at one time.
  45. 1999 Friday: President Bill Clinton lifted restrictions on trade, travel, and banking imposed on North Korea a half-century earlier, rewarding it for AGREEING- not doing- to stop missile tests. 
  46. 2001 Monday: Six days after 9/11, stock prices nosedived but stopped short of collapse in an emotional, flag-waving reopening of Wall Street; the Dow Jones industrial average ended the day down 684.81 at 8,920.70.
  47. 2004 Friday: San Francisco’s Barry Bonds hit the 700th home run of his career, joining Babe Ruth (714) and Hank Aaron (755) as the only players to reach the milestone (San Francisco beat San Diego, 4-1).
  48. 2010 Friday: A drill reaches 33 Chilean miners trapped underground after the 2010 Copiapo mining accident that happened on August 05 of that year. 
  49. 2011 Saturday: A demonstration of leftist nuts called Occupy Wall Street began in New York, prompting similar protests by the little Marxist snowflakes around the U.S. and across the world.
  50. 2012 Monday: To ease economic sanctions on Myanmar, Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi embarks on a 17-day tour of the United States.  Meanwhile, Swedish forensic scientists studying the DNA of a rapist announce they found no conclusive evidence that it belonged to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.  Swedish authorities have been after him because a woman accused the famed journalist of rape. 
  51. 2013 Tuesday: Rockstar Games releases the fifth installment of the “Grand Theft Auto” videogame series is released by, which nets $800 million on the day it is launched.
  52. 2014 Wednesday: President Xi Jinping of China begins a visit to India today to discuss strengthening economic relations and potentially resolving disputes regarding segments of the border between the two nations.  Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at an all-time high of 17,156.  
  53. 2015 Thursday: NOAA- the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports- much to the delight of the Green Meanies (Environmentalists) that 2015’s summer months in the Northern Hemisphere were the ‘hottest ever.’  Uh, okay…
  54. 2016 Saturday:  An Islamist POS sets off an IED in the Chelsea section of New York City that injures 29 citizens. 
  55. 2017 Sunday:  WWE Hall of Famer Bobby “The Brain” Heenan dies of throat cancer at the age of 72.  Besides being a famed wrestler, he also served as a color commentator on wrestling broadcasts as well as a pro-wrestler manager.  God bless him.
  56. 2018 Monday:  According to On This Day, in the city of Kaya in Burkina Faso, 50 girls turn up at local hospitals thanks to botched female genital mutilation surgeries.  Go out and find the scumbags who harmed these girls and murder them.  Enough of this barbaric crap already! 
  57. 2019 Tuesday: In Malaysia, another BIG Islamist hotspot, the government raises the age of females to 19 to keep it in line with males marrying age and to prevent child brides from being sold to older scumbags.  Meanwhile, angry teenager ‘climate activist’ Greta Thunberg tells the U.S. Congress regarding its efforts to combat ‘global warming,’ “I know you’re trying but just not hard enough.  Sorry.”  Go home, Greta, go home and get a flipping life already![ii]
  58. 2020 Thursday: A recent poll suggests that 51-percent of ALL Americans support Black Lives Matter- the well-known criminal thug Marxist whereas 44-percent don’t.  Most people never answer pollster’s questions anymore and on this particular topic, who would?  Meanwhile, last week’s first-time jobless claims were at 860,000, 33 thousand less than the previous week.  More people are returning to work and if the fascist governors of California and New York would reopen, unemployment would be plummeting.  Elsewhere, in November, the number of voters voting by mail is expected to be at 80-percent and the Brennan Center for Justice suggests that incidents of voter fraud are between 0.00004-0.00009-percent.  Uh, okay.  New Jersey election officials announce they found 16,000 mail-in ballots from an election in July that mysteriously turned up but did not- we repeat, did not (so they say) alter the election.  Folks, this is all BULLS**T.  The same things have occurred in Pennsylvania and in North Carolina which should inform EVERYONE that this system of voting is fraught with all manner of danger.
  59. 2020 Thursday A: The GOP is fearful of losing the U.S. Senate in November what with Maine’s Susan Collins at 42-percent while her Democratic challenger, Sarah Gideon is at 54-percent.  It is important to note that Maine has one of the most corrupt and crooked methods of electing people, that those who win on Election Day typically lose a couple of weeks later.  Meanwhile, in South Carolina’s senatorial election, GOP Senator Lindsey Graham and his Democratic Party challenger Jaime Gideon are in a dead heat at 48-percent apiece.  We shall see.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Department of Justice announces that it is looking into possible civil and/or criminal charges against officials in cities that abrogated their duties of protecting life, liberty, and property, what all elected leaders are charged to do, defend the U.S. and state constitutions and to enforce all laws, especially those protecting the people.
  60. 2020 Thursday B: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Democrat, raised the top tax rate to 10.75-percent, the highest rate in the nation which is going to drive even more people out of the state and will then fall atop the lower classes to pay.  Insane.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump signed a proclamation at the National Archives today that creates the 1776 Commission, designed to promote positives about the United States, its founding, its history, and its heroes, including slaveowner Cesar Rodney who was the deciding vote on passing the U.S. Constitution.  Friends, we cannot judge people of the past by the standards of today.  Remember that.  Meanwhile, President Trump is encouraging the PAC 10 to begin playing football like the BIG 10.  Speaking of football, tonight’s Thursday Night Football game is between the Cincinnati Bengals v. the Cleveland Browns.  The Browns won 35-30.
  61. 2020 Thursday C: 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: 29,994,772 confirmed cases, +338,268, 942,989, confirmed deaths, +6,084, and 20,375,450 confirmed recoveries, +229,062.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,743,733 confirmed cases, up 39,608 from yesterday’s reporting, 200,229 confirmed deaths, UP 932, and 3,649,836 confirmed recoveries, UP 13,258.  Here are the stats for Israel now that Mo is living there: 172,322 confirmed cases, 1,165 confirmed deaths, and 125,671 confirmed recoveries. 
  62. 2020 Thursday D: 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: 773,318 confirmed cases, 14,716 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 11,052 confirmed cases, 103 confirmed deaths, and 4,105 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 84,810 confirmed cases, 2,113 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Texas- currently, they have 706,034 confirmed cases, 14,803 confirmed deaths, and 590,837 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Greg Abbot for being honest with the American people.
  63. 2020 Thursday E: We had a FAIRLY LARGE SELL-OFF today.  Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,901.98, DOWN 130.40 points (-0.47%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,910.28, DOWN 140.19 points (-1.27%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,357.01, DOWN 28.48 points (-0.84%).  Price of GOLD: $1,953.80 per troy oz., +3.90 (+0.20%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $27.29 per troy oz., +0.19 (+0.70%).  Price of PLATINUM: $939.60 per troy oz., +8.70 (+0.93%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,339.50 per troy oz., +1.00 (+0.04%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.08 per #, +0.0125 (+0.41%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $41.04, +0.07 (+0.17%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.76 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.84 euros.  Conversely, one dollar U.S. = 29.12 Taiwanese dollars.
  64. 2020 Thursday F: We encourage everyone top remain alert for whatever collusion the Chi-Coms and their Democratic Party hacks cause today; stick around and find out…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0224 a 16” x 12” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Mountain Glory.”  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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Roy Wood- ever at work on musical projects- released his next solo effort, “Starting Up,” on July 15, 1987.  The artist performs 99.9-percent of the instruments you find here as well as sings the vocals.  Critics acclaimed it and we enjoy it, too, which is why we encourage everyone to rush out and check it out, giving it a good listen, and then adding it to your ever-expanding collection.  We at the AICPENDBLOG.COM thank you for evaluating our evaluations of nothing but the best in rock music- as far as we know, we are the ONLY blog site on the Internet that combines politics with the best in rock music as well as with presentations of Beverly Carrick original artworks.

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[i] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates. The album, “Rumours,” appeared on Tuesday, 18-January-2011 at our original blog.   We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too.  We thank you.

[ii] Sadly, little Ms. Greta Thunberg is a perfect example of an indoctrinated leftist, frightened into believing that CLIMATE CHANGE is something caused by humans.  Any person who has ever taken a university-level geography class understands that the Sun is the number one driver of all things to do with climate and on every planet in the Solar System that has one, every satellite that has one.  The amount (or lack) of solar flares, sunspots, and the intensity or lessening of the solar winds understands that these are the driving forces of climate change.  We can combat pollution and maintain a pristine environment but we cannot control how hot or cool the summers are or vice versa what the winters are.  Stop scaring people you flipping left-wing climate activists!

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