129. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 09, 2022

2014 Friday: For the first time since annexing the Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the region on the holiday commemorating the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany. Who will stop this murderous POS? Certainly NOT Barack Hussein Obama, that’s for sure. Meanwhile, the South Korean military announces that three drones that penetrated its airspace came from North Korea.

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129. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 09, 2022:

Truman Day Observed (Missouri)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Trimble; U.S. Attorneys General Hugh S. Legaré, Francis Biddle, and John Ashcroft; U.S. Treasury Secretaries William J. Duane and William E. Simon; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary William Jones; Nazi Party Youth Leader Baldur Von Schirach; Billy Joel, Blood-Sweat & Tears featuring Steve Katz, the Buffalo Springfield featuring Richie Furay, Cheap Trick featuring Tom Petersson, and Little Richard:

  1. 1502 Friday: Christopher Columbus left Spain on his fourth and final trip to the New World.
  2. 1671 Saturday: Thomas “Captain” Blood stole the crown jewels from the Tower of London.  
  3. 1712 Monday: The Carolina Colony officially divided into two entities on this date- North Carolina and South Carolina.
  4. 1753 Wednesday: French King Louis XV disbands the Parliament.
  5. 1754 Thursday: A political cartoon in Benjamin Franklin’s Pennsylvania Gazette depicted a snake cut into eight pieces, each pieced representing a part of the American colonies; the caption read, “JOIN or DIE.”
  6. 1780 Tuesday: In Clonmel, Ireland, future 11th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William J. Duane is born.  A future Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson from May 29, 1833, to September 22, 1833.
  7. 1785 Monday: British inventor Joseph Bramah patents the beer pump handle.
  8. 1788 Friday: The British Parliament accepts the abolition of the slave trade.
  9. 1813 Sunday: Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary William Jones assumed his position on today’s date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from today until February 08, 1814.
  10. 1826 Tuesday: The 20th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Trimble assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, President John Quincy Adams nominated Trimble to fill the seat of Associate Justice Thomas Todd.  Trimble served from today until August 25, 1828.
  11. 1842 Monday: The 16th U.S. Attorney General Hugh S. Legaré assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President John Tyler from September 13, 1841, to June 20, 1843, and then became U.S. Acting Secretary of State under President John Tyler from May 09, 1843, to June 20, 1843.
  12. 1862 Friday: The U.S. Naval Academy relocates from Annapolis, Maryland, to Newport, Rhode Island, due to the outbreak of hostilities. 
  13. 1868 Saturday: City Leaders found the city of Reno, Nevada.
  14. 1883 Wednesday: Spanish philosopher Jose Ortega y Gasset was born in Madrid.
  15. 1886 Sunday: In Paris, France, future 58th U.S. Attorney General Francis Biddle is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under Presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman from August 26, 1941, to June 26, 1945.
  16. 1887 Monday: Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show opens in London, England.
  17. 1904 Monday: The Great Western Railway No. 3440 steam locomotive City of Truro becomes the first steam engine to exceed 100 mph by doing so on this date.
  18. 1907 Thursday: Future Nazi Party Youth Leader Baldur Von Schirach who served in the post from 1931 to 1940 and one of the few Nazis to survive World War II, is born on this date.
  19. 1913 Friday: The 17th Amendment provides for the election of senators by direct vote.
  20. 1914 Saturday: President Woodrow Wilson, acting on a joint congressional resolution, signed a proclamation designating the second Sunday in May as ‘Mother’s Day.’
  21. 1926 Sunday: Americans Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett supposedly became the first men to fly over the North Pole.  However, U.S. scholars announced in 1996 that their examination of Byrd’s recently discovered flight diary suggested that he had turned back 150 miles short of his goal.
  22. 1930 Friday: Horseracing enthusiasts used a starting gate to start a Triple Crown race for the first time.
  23. 1936 Saturday: Italy completes its annexation of Ethiopia.  Elsewhere, the first sheet of postage stamps of more than one variety went on sale in New York City on this date.
  24. 1939 Tuesday: The Catholic Church beatifies its first Native American, Kateri Tekakwitha.
  25. 1941 Friday: Britain’s Royal Navy captured the German submarine U-110 on the high seas.
  26. 1942 Saturday: In Chicago, Illinois, future 79th U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft is born.  A future Republican, Ashcroft would serve under President George W. Bush from February 02, 2001, to February 03, 2005.
  27. 1943 Sunday: The 5th German Panzer Army surrenders in Tunisia to the Allies, ending the Afrika Korps.
  28. 1944 Tuesday: The Red Army captures Sebastopol from the Nazis.  Meanwhile, Richie Furay, guitarist and vocalist with the celebrated Los Angeles rock band, the Buffalo Springfield[i] and later with Poco is born in Yellow Springs, Ohio, on this date. 
  29. 1945 Wednesday: U.S. officials announced that with the end of the war in Europe, the federal government was going to lift a midnight curfew on entertainment immediately.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union holds a victory celebration in Red Square in honor of the defeat of Nazi Germany as its forces liberate Czechoslovakia from Axis remnants.  
  30. 1949 Monday: Billy Joel[ii], the “Piano Man,” was born in the Bronx, New York. 
  31. 1950 Tuesday: Future bassist with the American rock band, Cheap Trick[iii], Tom Petersson, is born in Rockford, Illinois, on this date.
  32. 1951 Wednesday: The U.S. conducted its first thermonuclear experiment as part of Operation Greenhouse by detonating a 225-kiloton device on Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific nicknamed “George.”  Meanwhile, in North Korea, UN Forces begin attacking the bridges on the Yalu River.
  33. 1954 Sunday: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu has ended.  Some portions of the camp without contact with the others continued to fight until overrun by the enemy.  The French Foreign Legionnaires holding Isabelle tried to make a breakout, but the going was slow, the resistance great, and so Colonel Lalandé told his remaining troops to lay down their arms.  The fight was over.  Late in the day, a lone French warplane flew over the camp and without any radio contact from the ground, his superiors told him to return to Hanoi.  The great battle was now over.[iv]   The battle had lasted 55 days.  Brave soldiers on both sides fought and died, each for their own cause.  French troops were shocked at the young ages of some of their captors.  Vietnam had truly bled itself dry fighting to win this victory.
  34. 1955 Monday: The German Federal Republic (West Germany) joins NATO.
  35. 1956 Wednesday: A War Reparations and Peace Settlement between the Philippines and Japan finally receive its signatures from the dignitaries who debated it.
  36. 1958 Friday: Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” starring Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak hits movie theaters nationwide.
  37. 1960 Monday: The U. S. Food and Drug Administration approved for sale an oral birth-control pill for the first time in history.
  38. 1961 Tuesday: In a speech to the National Association of Broadcasters, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Newton N. Minnow decried most of television programming as a “vast wasteland.”
  39. 1962 Wednesday: Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology succeeded in reflecting a laser beam off the surface of the moon.   
  40. 1966 Monday: A. F. Brimmer becomes the first black member of the Federal Reserve Board.
  41. 1970 Saturday: President Richard M. Nixon made a surprise and impromptu pre-dawn visit to the Lincoln Memorial where he spoke with a group of anti-war protesters who had been resting on the steps of the memorial after protests against the Vietnam War as well as the Kent State shootings.
  42. 1974 Thursday: The House Judiciary Committee begins hearings on the possible impeachment of President Richard M. Nixon.  Meanwhile, the 63rd U.S. Treasury Secretary William E. Simon assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from today until January 20, 1977.
  43. 1977 Monday: Patricia Hearst completes her prison sentence for having robbed a bank with the Symbionese Liberation Army.
  44. 1978 Tuesday: Law enforcement authorities discovered the bullet-riddled body of former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro in an automobile in Rome.  The Red Brigades were the dirty scumbags who abducted him and murdered him.
  45. 1979 Wednesday: The U.S. and the USSR sign the SALT II, which limited nuclear weapons.
  46. 1980 Friday: The slasher horror film “Friday the 13th” hits movie theaters nationwide on this date.  Elsewhere, 35 people lost their lives when a freighter rammed the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay in Florida, causing a 1,400-foot section of the southbound span to collapse.
  47. 1989 Tuesday: Vice President Dan Quayle says in a United Negro College Fund speech “What a waste it is to lose one’s mind” instead of “a mind is a terrible thing to waste.”
  48. 1992 Saturday: Salem Village Witchcraft Victims’ Memorial undergoes dedication in Danvers (formally Salem Village) to mark 300th anniversary of the witch trials.
  49. 1994 Monday: South Africa’s newly elected parliament chose Nelson Mandela to be the country’s first black president.
  50. 1995 Tuesday: Kinshasa, Zaire, declares quarantine due to an outbreak of the Ebola virus.
  51. 1999 Saturday: During a bombing of Belgrade, during the Serbian War, a NATO fighter-bomber hits the Chinese Embassy in error, killing four and causing major protests across China.
  52. 2002 Thursday: The 38-day standoff in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem ends when the Palestinians agree to have 13-suspected militants among them deported to several different countries.   Meanwhile, at a holiday parade in the Russian city of Kaspiysk, a terrorist bomb goes off killing 43 and injuring at least another 130.  Sounds like the work of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.
  53. 2008 Friday: The price of crude oil hits an astounding $125.98 per barrel.  This is not good for the economies of the world.  Meanwhile, Hezbollah continues a powerplay in Lebanon in general and in Beirut in particular as they continue battling with government forces.
  54. 2009 Saturday: In Chad, Chadian forces defeat a large column of advancing rebel forces.  Meanwhile, Pakistani troops in Swat have a good day killing terrorists by notching up a total of 55 dead and numerous others injured and driven into retreat.
  55. 2010 Sunday: Somali pirates take to the high seas once again and capture a German oil tanker plying the waters off East Africa.  Seems like it’s getting about time to go in there and crucify these scumbags the way Caesar did pirates in the Mediterranean when he was a young man.  How about the modern equivalent?  Let’s use neutron bombs on these bastards.
  56. 2011 Monday: Pakistani Prime Minister Yousef Raza Gillani launches an investigation to determine how Osama bin Laden lived undetected in Abbottabad.  (Editor’s note- we all know the truth of the matter; the Pakistani government gave him refuge).  Meanwhile, the Chi-Com Yuan reaches its highest level next to the U.S. dollar.  A decade from now, they will be surpassing us.
  57. 2012 Wednesday: After reaching a political compromise that ends her hunger strike, prison officials move Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Timoshenko to a hospital for monitoring.  Elsewhere, President Barack Hussein Obama[v] officially states his support for same-sex marriage—he ‘evolved.’
  58. 2013 Thursday: A report reveals that hackers using fraudulent ATM cards in February 2013 stole $45 million from across the globe.  Elsewhere, on the Indonesian island of Java, law enforcement thwarts a plot in which terrorists were planning on blowing up the Sri Lankan embassy killing at least seven of the scumbags.
  59. 2014 Friday: For the first time since annexing the Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the region on the holiday commemorating the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany.  Who will stop this murderous POS?  Meanwhile, the South Korean military announces that three drones that penetrated its airspace came from North Korea.
  60. 2015 Saturday: After a period of 42 days with NO new Ebola cases, which is twice the normal quarantine rate, the UN Health Organization declares the outbreak of the dreaded virus in the African nation of Liberia to be at an end.  During the outbreak, about 4,700 people died from the horrendous disease.   Elsewhere, the North Koreans claim to have successfully test-fired a missile from a submarine.
  61. 2016 Monday: London Mayor Boris Johnson resigns from office and Muslim Sadiq Khan takes his place, becoming the first Muslim mayor of a major Western city.   Elsewhere, in Baquoba, Iraq, an ISIS car bombing claims the lives of 50 poor souls while injuring another 54 or so.  What the hell is wrong with these people?  Animals. 
  62. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump abruptly fired worthless FBI Director James Comey, ousting the nation’s top law enforcement official in the midst of an FBI investigation into whether Trump’s campaign had ties to Russia’s meddling in the election that sent him to the White House.  Two years later, it appears that Comey was involved in a scheme the Democrats and the Deep State engineered first to prevent the election of Trump and then to remove him via a coup.  We are awaiting Comey to be charged along with James Clapper, John Brennan, Sally Yates, Peter Strzok and his girlfriend Lisa Page, and numerous other scumbags involved in this ever-evolving crime.  Meanwhile, Governor Ahok of Jakarta, a Christian, is given a two-year sentence for ‘blasphemy’ seeing as how Indonesia is a predominantly Muslim nation.
  63. 2018 Wednesday: According to On This Day, the Supreme Court of India has some major criticism for the government department responsible for archaeological preservation because they did little to nothing to prevent the discoloration of the iconic Taj Mahal- the only ‘wonder’ left of the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’- as well as the build-up of green slime in the historic site.  Meanwhile, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and the Iranian people go ballistic after President Trump declares the U.S. is pulling out of the multinational nuclear deal signed during the Obama administration.  Screw ‘em!
  64. 2019 Thursday: Off the coast of Tunisia, a boatload of migrants fleeing Libya capsizes, drowning at least 65 of the passengers, according to the United Nations.  The best way to avoid mishaps such as this is migrants: stay where you are.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Navy seizes a North Korean freighter in the East China Sea, loaded with coal for Indonesia which is against the sanctions imposed upon the former for its nuclear programs and weapons tests.  
  65. 2020 Saturday: Around the world, the “Chinese Curse,” aka COVID-19, aka the “Chinese Virus,” aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Wuhan Flu, aka the Kung Flu, continues claiming lives and destroying economies and yet, communist China protests anyone calling it the “Chinese Virus,” which it is so Beijing, STFU.  Confirmed cases around the world stand at 4,004,224, confirmed deaths stand at 277,860, and confirmed recoveries at 1,348,288.  In the United States, confirmed cases are 1,138,643, confirmed deaths are 79,373, and confirmed recoveries are 189,912 (which is an incomplete number as the liberal states tend to keep this statistic close to their vests so they can continue this unconstitutional lockdown order a la Michigan and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.   California acknowledges 64,532 confirmed cases and confirmed deaths at 2,630 BUT NO NUMBER of confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, Hawaii claims 629 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 548 confirmed recoveries.  Up in Washington state where one of our colleagues lives, works, and writes, the number of confirmed cases is 16,388 with confirmed deaths at 905.  Sadly, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t release the numbers of confirmed recoveries.   Moving on to communist China, Beijing continues to wail they have 88,423 (same number) confirmed cases what with 4,633 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  My, my, my, why continue to lie, People’s Republic of China?  
  66. 2020 Saturday A: In Tullahoma, Oklahoma, famed rock-and-roller, Little Richard, died at age 87.  Little Richard[vi] was famous for so many songs but “Lucille,” “Tutti-Frutti,” and “Good Golly, Miss Molly” are the ones that leap out.  Check him out.
  67. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 158,956,182 confirmed cases, +1,666, 3,306,313  confirmed deaths, +9,722 and 137,383,317 confirmed recoveries, +71,930.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,476,781 confirmed cases, UP 22,200 from yesterday’s reporting, 595,812 confirmed deaths, UP 224,[vii] and 26,439,712 confirmed recoveries, UP 33,841.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  68. 2021 Sunday A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 279,996 chi-vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 182,613 deaths.      
  69. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,758,663 confirmed cases, 62,303 confirmed deaths, and 2,002,297 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,269,806 confirmed cases, 35,731 confirmed deaths, and 1,846,061 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,207 confirmed cases, 488 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 416,317 confirmed cases, 5,626 confirmed deaths, and 202,588 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Virgin Islands, yet another place  the Democrats will want to transform into a state after D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam become states: they have 3,210 confirmed cases, 27 confirmed deaths, and 3,095 confirmed recoveries.[ix]   Meanwhile, states are turning down does of the Chi-Com vaccine as demand for them plummets.
  70. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,892 confirmed cases, 6,377 confirmed deaths, and 831,620 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Libya, a messed-up place where lawlessness runs amok: 179,970 cases of the virus, 3,070 confirmed deaths and 166,340 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  71. 2021 Sunday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,777.76, UP 229.23 points (+0.66%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,752.24, UP 119.39 points (+0.88%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,232.60, UP 30.98 points (+0.74%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.82 per barrel, -0.08 (-0.02%).  The price of GOLD is $1,832.00 per troy oz., +0.70 (+0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $27.57 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.32%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,256.60 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.75 per pound, 0.00 (+0.01%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,926.51 per troy oz, -20.16 (-0.68%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,900.00 per troy oz., -400.00 (-1.37%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Salvadoran Colon, one greenback equals 8.750021 and in Saudi Riyal, a buck equals 3.75 and in Serbian Dinar, one dollar equals 96.47 of theirs.[xiv]       
  72. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.100 per gallon, $2.878 in Florida, $3.815 in Hawaii, and $3.513 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Oregon: $3.347.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Bahrain: $2.008 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,267,796,532,048 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  73. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– The Biden regime has hired 17 new immigration judges to staff the overflowing immigration courts.  These very same judges were offered the same roles under the Donald J. Trump administration.   Speaking of Joe Biden, his regime is considering granting permanent citizenship AND social services to illegal aliens separated at the border by the evil 45th president.
  74. 2021 Sunday G: Political News I– Rep. Andy Biggs, 5th congressional district, says that new evidence shows the FBI has been lying to Congress.   We’ve known that for a long time.  Next, Senator Ben Sasse, RINO-NE, is going to introduce legislation that will permit the repurposing of unemployment benefits into hiring bonuses to get everyone to return to work instead of sitting at home and being good little socialists, drawing benefits.   Next, the NCAA is in discussions with the Department of Justice (WHY?) over the new plan of allowing student athletes to make money from their names, likenesses, and apparel.  They should have been able to have done this for a long time.
  75. 2021 Sunday H: Political News II– The U.S. Department of Justice is preparing to make a ruling as to whether criminals sent home to house arrest during the Chi-Com pandemic will have to return to prison or not.  Spoiler alert- YOU KNOW the DOJ will cut them all loose.  Just saying.   In other news, NASA is blasting the Chi-Coms over their unprofessional behavior in being unable to control the re-entry of their 22-ton Long March rocket that crashed just west of the Maldives into the Indian Ocean early this morning.  The flipping Chi-Coms.  Like the Soviets, communist simply do not give a flying f**k about the lives and property of other human beings.
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BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0825 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Walk into Sundown.”  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 Beach Boys are one of those American success stories, one that NO one at the time had any idea as how far it would go.  Dennis Wilson loved surfing and brought that love of riding the waves home with him.  Brother Brian- inspired by his brother started writing tunes.  A talented, musical family, Brian played bass, piano, and sang while older brother Dennis played drums and could sing.  Youngest brother Carl could play guitar, and their sad started seeing money signs although he was abusive as hell and put them down every opportunity he had.  Mike Love joined his cousins on vocals while neighbor David Marks joined on rhythm guitar and vocals.  Brian could hear all the harmonies in his head and soon the group began to form and chose the name, ‘the Beach Boys.’  Their first album, “Surfin’ Safari” came out on October 01, 1962, and it set the world on fire.  One of the oldest American rock groups, the Beach Boys touched off the California sun and surf craze.  The songs were pretty simple but hey, it was the early 1960s, the Vietnam War was not yet in motion, anything was possible and so it was.  Thus, we have some classic tunes on this album, “Surfin’ Safari,” “409,” and “Surfin’.”  Great music if there ever was which set the world ablaze and put the members of the band on one of the all-time crazy roller-coaster rides.  We hope you will seek this album out and consider adding it to your growing collection.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of Buffalo Springfield beginning on Saturday, 17-November-2012 through Saturday, 24-November-2012.  We hope you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your collection.  You will be glad you did.

[ii] We sure hope to present the music of Billy Joel one day.  Remain vigilant.  Thank you.

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

[iv] Martin Windrow’s superb book, “The Last Valley,” Da Capo Press, 2006 is an amazing helpmate for information on this famed battle.  Seek it out.

[v] Speculation exists that Obama is gay because many of the people he put around him while in office were gays and some say during his university days, he had a gay affair.  No one truly knows but he sure did a heck of a lot of stuff for the LGBTQIA+ movement

[vi] Not sure as to when we will do the music of Richard Penniman, i.e., “Little Richard,” but when we do, we will do the music of all the great rockers.  Stay tuned.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

39. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 08, 2022

1968 Thursday: Three college students died in a confrontation with highway patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina, during a civil rights protest at a whites-only bowling alley. Meanwhile, the science-fiction film, “Planet of the Apes,” starring Charlton Heston, had its world premiere in New York. The following April, it went into general release.

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39. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 08, 2022:

Vice President Charles Curtis; U.S. Treasury Secretary Abraham Alphonse Albert Gallatin; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary William Jones; Canned Heat featuring Adolfo “Fito” de la Parra, the Doobie Brothers featuring Keith Knudsen, the Grass Roots featuring Creed Bratton, Soft Machine featuring Kevin Ayers, and the Supremes featuring Mary Wilson:

  1. 421 Monday: Flavius Constantine becomes Emperor Constantine of the Western Roman Empire.
  2. 1587 Sunday: Mary, Queen of Scots suffered beheading at Fotheringhay Castle in England after court officials implicated her in a plot to murder her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I.
  3. 1600 Tuesday: A court in the Vatican City sentences scholar Giordano Bruno to death.
  4. 1622 Tuesday: King James I disbands the English Parliament.
  5. 1640 Wednesday: The reign of the 17th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Murad IV- the caliph of ALL Islam (well, Sunni Islam)- ends on this date.  He first became sultan on September 10, 1623.
  6. 1690 Wednesday: French and Mohawk Indian troops set the Schenectady settlement in New York afire.
  7. 1693 Sunday: The second college to receive its royal charter in North America is the William & Mary College in the Dominion and Colony of Virginia.
  8. 1744 Saturday: A combined French and Spanish fleet sets sail from Toulon, France.
  9. 1802 Monday: Simon Willard patented the banjo clock.
  10. 1807 Sunday: Napoleon Bonaparte’s army defeats the Russians at the Battle of Eylau.
  11. 1809 Wednesday: Emperor Franz I of the Austro-Hungarian Empire declares war on France.
  12. 1814 Tuesday: Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary William Jones left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from May 09, 1813, until today.
  13. 1837 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate chooses the first vice president, Richard Johnson, to serve under President Martin van Buren.
  14. 1848 Tuesday: The fourth U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Abrahama Alphonse Albert Gallatin left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President Thomas Jefferson from 05-14-1801 until today.
  15. 1861 Friday: The Confederate States of America form in Montgomery, Alabama.  Elsewhere, a Cheyenne delegation and some Arapaho leaders accepted a new settlement through the Treaty of Fort Wise with the federal government.  The deal the Indians struck with the feds ceded most of their land but secured a 600-square-mile reservation and annuity payments.  
  16. 1862 Saturday: The Civil War Battle of Roanoke Island, North Carolina, ended in a victory for Union forces led by General Ambrose E. Burnside.  Result: The Federals gain control of Pamlico Sound.
  17. 1865 Wednesday: The first black major in the U.S. Army, Martin Robinson Delaney, receives his rank.
  18. 1883 Thursday: Louis Waterman begins an experiment to invent the fountain pen.
  19. 1887 Tuesday: The Dawes Act authorizes the U.S. president to survey the Native American tribal lands and to divide them into individual allotments.
  20. 1896 Saturday: Representatives from Midwestern universities formed the Western Conference that would eventually become the Big 10 Conference.  
  21. 1904 Monday: The Russo-Japanese War, a conflict over control of Manchuria and Korea, began as Japanese forces attacked Port Arthur.
  22. 1910 Tuesday: In Chicago, William D. Boyce chartered the Boy Scouts of America on this date.
  23. 1916 Tuesday: During World War I, a submarine operated by the Central Powers torpedoed the French cruiser, Admiral Charnier, off the coast of Syria resulting in the loss of 374 lives.
  24. 1918 Friday: “Stars & Stripes,” a weekly U.S. armed forces newspaper undergoes its first publication.
  25. 1920 Sunday: Bolshevik troops capture Odessa from foreign troops defending it.  This leads to the evacuation of all Allied troops fighting for the White government in Russia.
  26. 1922 Wednesday: President Warren G. Harding had a radio installed in the White House.
  27. 1924 Friday: Then first execution by gas in the U.S. took place at the Nevada State Prison in Carson City as Gee Jon, a Chinese immigrant convicted of murder, was put to death.
  28. 1925 Sunday: Black nationalist leader Marcus Garvey reports to a federal prison in Atlanta, Georgia.
  29. 1926 Monday: Germany’s Reichstag decides to apply for membership in the League of Nations.
  30. 1927 Tuesday: The original version of “Getting Gertie’s Garter,” opened at the Hippodrome Theater in New York City.
  31. 1936 Saturday: The first National Football League draft took place on this date.  Jay Berwanger was the first player selected and he went to the Eagles.   Meanwhile, the 31st vice president of the United States, March 04, 1929, to March 04, 1933—Republican Charles Curtis—died in Washington, D.C. on this date.  Curtis served under President Herbert H. Hoover.
  32. 1940 Thursday: The Nazis establish the first large ghetto for Jews in Eastern European at Lodz in Poland.
  33. 1941 Saturday: The Kingdom of Bulgaria announces it will permit troops of its new ally- Nazi Germany- to be able to pass through its territory.   With Operation Barbarossa looming in the not-too distant future, Axis troops will be moving eastward and southward.
  34. 1942 Sunday: During World War II, Japanese armored barges begin crossing the Strait of Johor for the final assault on the British bastion of Singapore, which fell a week later.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, Red Army troops launch a counterattack against the Germans south of Leningrad at Demyansk.   They are able to encircle them for a brief period.  Meanwhile, Hitler appoints Albert Speer to fill the position of minister of armaments and ammunition following the death of Fritz Todt.
  35. 1942 Sunday A: Meanwhile, the U.S. Congress advises President Franklin Delano Roosevelt that Americans of Japanese descent on the West Coast and in Hawaii should undergo incarceration en masse until the end of hostilities so they do not oppose the U.S. war effort.  This would lead to nations in the Caribbean and in Latin America to begin turning their Japanese, Italian, and German nationals over to the U.S. for internment, too.    
  36. 1943 Monday: The Red Army recaptures Kursk from the Axis troops defending it. This would set up later in the year the world’s largest battle between opposing armored forces, the Battle of Kursk. Meanwhile, future guitarist/vocalist with the rock band, the Grass Roots[i]— Creed Bratton (lead guitar/lead vocals 1967-69)—is born on this date in Los Angeles, California.
  37. 1944 Tuesday: Harry McAlpin becomes the first black reporter credited to cover the White House.
  38. 1946 Friday: Future Canned Heat[ii] drummer, Adolfo “Fito” de la Parra, is born in Mexico City, Mexico, on this date.  The legendary drummer would be the only member to carry forward the music of the great Los Angeles, California, rock, and blues band.  In fact, Canned Heat is still performing to this day.    
  39. 1950 Wednesday: Center Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics becomes the first NBA player with 50 or more (51) rebounds in a single season.  Meanwhile, East Germany creates its infamous secret police force, the STASI, on this date.
  40. 1952 Friday: Queen Elizabeth II proclaimed her accession to the British throne following the death of her father, King George VI.
  41. 1963 Friday: Members of the Baath Socialist Party overthrew Iraqi Prime Minister Abdel-Karim Kassem, whom an executioner dispatched the next day.  Meanwhile, the AFL’s Dallas Texans become the Kansas City Chiefs.  Elsewhere, the Kennedy administration prohibited travel to Cuba and made financial and commercial transactions with Cuba illegal for U.S. citizens.
  42. 1968 Thursday: Three college students died in a confrontation with highway patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina, during civil rights protest a whites-only bowling alley.  Meanwhile, the science-fiction film, “Planet of the Apes,” starring Charlton Heston, had its world premiere in New York.  The following April, it went into general release.
  43. 1969 Saturday: A meteorite weighing more than one-ton crashes into Chihuahua, Mexico.
  44. 1971 Monday: South Vietnamese troops invade the neighboring country of Laos to STOP infiltration down the Ho Chi Minh Trail from North Vietnam.  Elsewhere, the NASDAQ stock market index debuts.  In other news, “Big George” Foreman puts his pro record 26-0 with a first-round knockout at the 2:01 minute mark over his opponent, Charlie Boston.  The bout took place in St. Paul, Minnesota.
  45. 1973 Thursday: Senate leaders named seven members of a select committee to investigate the Watergate Scandal, including its chair, Senator Sam J. Ervin, D-NC.
  46. 1974 Friday: The last three-man crew of the Skylab space station, consisting of Jerry Carr, Bill Pogue, and Edward Gibson, returned to Earth after spending 84 days in space.  Skylab remained in orbit another five years before plunging to its fiery destruction in 1979.  Meanwhile, the soap opera, “The Secret Storm,” ends its 20-year run. 
  47. 1977 Tuesday: Hustler publish Larry Flynt is sentenced on obscenity charges.
  48. 1978 Wednesday: For the first time on radio, proceedings in the U.S. Senate undergo broadcast.
  49. 1980 Friday: President Jimmy Carter announced a plan to re-introduce draft registration.
  50. 1983 Tuesday: Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of four goals in ONE period.  Meanwhile, Ariel Sharon resigns from the Israeli government after an inquiry shows that he was indirectly responsible for the killings of hundreds of people in 1982.
  51. 1986 Saturday: Spud Webb of the NBA Atlanta Hawks, at 5-feet, 7-inches wins the NBA’s Slam Dunk Competition.
  52. 1989 Wednesday: When an American-chartered Boeing 707 filled with Italian tourists slammed into a fog-covered mountain in the Azores, 144 people died.
  53. 1990 Thursday: “60 Minutes” commentator Andy Rooney receives a suspension from CBS for racial remarks a Gay magazine attributed to him.
  54. 1991 Friday: Major League Baseball’s Roger Clemens of the Boston Red Sox sets MLB salary record of $5,380,250 per year.
  55. 1993 Monday: General Motors sue NBC, alleging that the “Dateline NBC” program had rigged 2 truck crashes to show that 1973-87 GM pickups were prone to fire. 
  56. 1994 Tuesday: Drummer for the band, Motley Crue- Tommy Lee- undergoes charging by the authorities for carrying around a loaded firearm.
  57. 1996 Thursday: The NFL and the city of Cleveland agree to allow Browns’ owner Art Modell to move his team to Baltimore, but he must leave the Browns’ name behind.
  58. 2004 Sunday: President George W. Bush denied marching America into war against Iraq under false pretenses and said in an interview broadcast on NBC’s “Meet the Press” the U.S.-led invasion was necessary because Saddam Hussein could have developed nuclear weapons.  Meanwhile, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, the NFC beats the AFC in the Pro Bowl by a final score of 55-51 with quarterback Mark Bulger of the St. Louis Rams.
  59. 2005 Tuesday: Keith Knudsen—longtime drummer of the Doobie Brothers[iii]—lost his battle with pneumonia on this date and died at age 57 in Kentfield, California.
  60. 2008 Friday: The Serbian government claims that it possesses information that the Albanian leadership in Kosovo is going to declare its independence on February 17.  Elsewhere, the Nebraska Supreme Court declares the electric chair is unconstitutional.   Finally, Hamas fires a barrage of rockets into Israel which will lead to a retaliatory strike.
  61. 2009 Sunday: After boyfriend, Chris Brown, opened up a can of whoop-ass on girlfriend, Rihanna, she cancels an appearance at the Grammys.  Meanwhile, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, the NFC beats the AFC in the Pro Bowl by a final score of 30-21 with wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals.   We wish the pro bowls still took place in Hawaii.
  62. 2010 Monday: The U.S. government is pushing for new sanctions against Iran.  Elsewhere, a report says that the Democratic Governors’ Association has taken in hundreds of millions of dollars from corporate donors.  Meanwhile, First Lady Michelle Obama launches a campaign against childhood obesity.
  63. 2012 Wednesday: Western Europe’s cold wave continues with over 400 dead and with the Danube River frozen for 170 kilometers.
  64. 2013 Friday: The so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes again: a bombing at a marketplace in Kalaya, Pakistan, kills 16 people and wounds 27 others.  Thank you, Islamic extremists. Meanwhile, an ongoing investigation into a hacker who hacked into the email accounts of former President George W. Bush and many others commenced on this date and continues to move ahead.   Elsewhere, in Montolieu, France, Kevin Ayers- bassist, guitarist, and vocalist with the British band, Soft Machine- died in his sleep at age 68.
  65. 2014 Saturday:  The U.S. Congress will as for $4.5 billion for additional missile defense spending over the next five years; the funds would partially pay for new radar in Alaska, indicating safety concerns regarding missiles from Iran and North Korea.  Meanwhile, the sputtering ‘Obama economy’ announces the creation of 113,000 jobs, far short of the predicted (and hoped for) number of 180,000.  Interestingly enough, in 2020 in the booming Trump economy, the Democrats would credit Barack Obama for the massive upswing.  Give us a break.   Elsewhere, McDonalds opens its first restaurant in Vietnam in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.  Who would ever have thought?
  66. 2015 Sunday:  Beck wins Album of the Year and Sam Smith wins both Song and Record of the Year at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, while “The Grand Budapest Hotel” wins five awards and “Boyhood” wins best film at the 68th BAFTA Awards.  Elsewhere, in Egypt, clashes between soccer fans get out of control as 22 people are killed in skirmishes with the police.  This forces suspension of soccer games.  
  67. 2016 Monday:  As fighting continues to rage across Syria, following Turkey’s refusal to permit Syrian refugees into their country, a massive refugee holding camp is set up along the border.  Of course, conditions go from bad to worse quickly.   Meanwhile, the Big Island of Hawaii is in a state of emergency.  Mayor Billy Kenoi is seeking help from Honolulu after an outbreak of dengue fever threatens to overwhelm health services on the island.
  68. 2017 Wednesday: After an engineered controversy in which, Democrats slandered Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Alabama, by calling him a racist, he wins confirmation by a vote of 52-47 to be the next attorney-general of the United States.   Elsewhere, in Turkey, following a coup late last year against dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after investigating the ranks of its civil service, 4,400 people are either terminated from employment or brought up on charges of conspiring against the authoritarian thug.[iv]
  69. 2018 Thursday: Twitter reports its first quarterly profit numbers as a public company.  Congratulations to Jack Dorsey, CEO, and head censor of the company.  Our advice to you: STOP censoring free speech, schmuck.  Elsewhere, Russia and Syria lodge another protest against the ‘illegal activities U.S. military forces are carrying out in their country’ in the fight to destroy ISIS.  They want the U.S. out ASAP.   Meanwhile, Bermuda becomes the first nation to legalize same-sex marriage (2017) and then repeals the law authorizing such unions which it did on this date. 
  70. 2019 Friday: Following heavy snowfall in Washington state, Gov. Jay Inslee, Democrat, declared a public emergency.  Not sure if he blamed the snow on global warming, his favorite topic.  Meanwhile, Amazon.com bigwig and founder, Jeff Bezos, attacks The National Enquirer and its owner, American Media Inc. of trying to blackmail him over private messages discovered and published by the celebrated publication that shown that Bezos was schlepping someone other than his wife.  This would lead to the costliest divorce in the history of the planet.  Elsewhere, an unnamed senior White House official reveals to Reuters that the administration is in private talks with the Venezuelan military encouraging them to turn on POS murderous thug dictator Nicolas Maduro.
  71. 2020 Saturday: NBC reports today that as the Chinese Virus continues enveloping parts of the world, the first two foreigners to die of lab-engineered virus in Wuhan- one Japanese and one American- did so today.  This does not count the numbers of communist Chinese or Hong Kong citizens who have died from this evil crap.  Elsewhere, U.S. and Afghan security forces holding joint exercises end up fighting with one another leaving between 4-6 Americans and at least 6 Afghans dead.  Investigators are trying to find out if the Taliban, al-Qaida, or ISIS infiltrated human trash into the ranks of the Afghan troops.
  72. 2021 Monday: As Joe Biden continues eliminating his predecessor’s legacy, he announces today that he is going to do something truly stupid and that is to remove the “anarchist jurisdiction’ label from crap-hole cities such as New York City, Portland, Oregon, and Seattle that limit federal funds to these cities overrun with Antifa and BLM human fecal matter and which do nothing about it.  Bet you feel really good, don’t you, Joe?  Next, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers considers legislation that will legalize pot.  Elsewhere, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom’s approval ratings and popularity numbers are approaching single digits as Californians of all parties seek to oust this POS loser from office via recall.  Two new challengers are entering the race to replace him in the recall election- entrepreneur Major Williams and businessman John Cox. 
  73. 2021 Monday A: With re-impeachment looming tomorrow, Republicans plan on showing how it is ‘unconstitutional.’  Folks, impeaching someone is NOT a president and without the chief justice of the United States Supreme Court calling balls and strikes, it is little more than politics, a circus, a load of steaming hog hooey.  Everyone participating in this charade must be removed from office in upcoming elections.   Elsewhere, Missouri freshman Congresswoman Cori Bush sides with rioting inmates over law enforcement and the rule of law.  Recall this dimwit.   Speaking of the Democrat losers, folks- there are photos of House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi walking around metal detectors in the halls of Congress.  Someone hit her with the $5,000 fine she imposed on her members for committing such an egregious act.   Moreover, speaking of Democrat losers, the little dimwit Senator Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, says, “There is NO comparison between the words of lunatic Congresswoman “Gasoline Maxine” Waters of California and those of Donald J. Trump.  Hence why you are rated among the stupider members of the U.S. Senate, Mr. Murphy.
  74. 2021 Monday B: Biden press secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki dismisses questions about impending job losses over the coming raising of the federal minimum wage of $15 per hour.  She laughed it off.  Speaking of such idiocy, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen blows off fears of coming double-digit inflation due to the oncoming $1.9 trillion Biden stimulus plan as well as near-zero interest rates.  Folks, we point it out every day- expect the country to be in the tank by mid-summer thanks to (1) a jacked up minimum wage; (2) pandemic politics; and (3) massive numbers of illegal aliens who are low-to-no-skilled taking American jobs and receiving wages under the table.  Someone else who is unhappy with the Biden administration is AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, someone whom we thought was going to endorse Donald J. Trump.  He is unhappy about the all the job losses that have already occurred under the 46th president as well as the millions to come.  We told you so, Mr. Trumka.  You could have supported President Trump and continued seeing your members enjoy rising wages, better benefits, and increased prosperity.  
  75. 2021 Monday C: In foreign news and issues, Joe Biden’s claims of being ‘tough on communist China are met with skepticism, if not outright laughter.  He will do nothing.  Next, Joe Biden’s stupid border policies are causing massive caravans heading to the U.S. borders and thousands of illegal aliens flooding into the U.S.  Time to start laying minefields along that border, folks.  Meanwhile, following the arrest of one of its press corps in communist China, Australia calls other reporters home.  NOW.   Elsewhere, after receiving the Sputnik V Chi-Vi vaccine from Russia, the Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warns Iranians citizens to ‘avoid those who have gotten the vaccines because they’ve become homosexuals.’  Say what?  Vladimir Putin, what the hell are YOU doing to Iran?   Finally, Saudi Arabia has shot down four recent weaponized drones crossing into its airspace from Yemen where the Houthi rebels are running amok.  Neutron bombs, folks, that’s the answer for the Houthis.
  76. 2021 Monday D: Senator Lindsey Graham, labeled “Lady G” by press secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki- a homosexual slur- urges the Biden administration NOT to abandon all of his predecessor’s foreign policies just because you don’t like their creator.  Lindsey, Biden is getting rid of EVERYTHING.  You know it, we know it, hell, everyone knows it.  Speaking of RINO senators, Alabama Senator Richard Shelby says he ‘won’t seek another term’ which leaves it open for Jeff Sessions to come back- again.  Elsewhere, following a weekend in which two were killed and 20 shot in Chicago, Windy City Mayor Lori Lightfoot announces that Chi-Town and the teachers’ union have reached an agreement with which to reopen the schools and to get the little tykes back into class.    Finally, Texas Republican Congressman Ron Wright, died from a combination of cancer and the ‘VID;’ we know the COVID-19 will be the cause of death.
  77. 2021 Monday E: Two GOP congressmen have offered up the Oversight Members and Relatives Act- the OMAR Act- because members of congress such as Ilhan Omar, D-MN, and ‘Gasoline Maxine’ Waters have poured millions of dollars from their campaign coffers into the pockets of their family members.  Rep. Tom Tiffany, R-WI, and Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-WI, said it was time for an act such as this.  We agree.  Enough with all these scoundrels enriching themselves and their families at the taxpayers’ expense.  Speaking of self-enrichment, Dr. Vivek Murthy, Joe Biden’s pick for surgeon-general has made hundreds of thousands of dollars in speaking fees from- wait, you guessed it- BIG HEALTHCARE.  Wow.  Does it ever end?   Meanwhile, Tampa Bay’s Democrat Mayor Jane Castor says she is ‘appalled that citizens of her community were without masks during the Super Bowl and that law enforcement will identify the offenders and will do something about it once the scumbags are identified.’  Wow.  Another wannabe Gretchen Whitmer on the loose…
  78. 2021 Monday F: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 106,314,695 confirmed cases, +300,0472 2,320,720, confirmed deaths, +6,928, and 59,303,299 confirmed recoveries, +231,945.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,319,269 confirmed cases, up 67,092 from yesterday’s reporting, 468,379 confirmed deaths, UP 1,040, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- no update in more than two weeks- what’s up with that? NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 138,473 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.
  79. 2021 Monday G: 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: 3,417,099 confirmed cases, 44,159 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,468 confirmed cases, 418 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 323,947 confirmed cases, 4,531 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. real estate- Pennsylvania: currently, they have 875,557 confirmed cases, 22,493 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 696,528 confirmed cases, 5,171 confirmed deaths, and 619,100 confirmed recoveries.   
  80. 2021 Monday H:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,385.76, UP 237.52 points (+0.76%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,987.64, UP 131.35 points (+0.95%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,915.59, UP 28.76 points (+0.74%).  The reason for the UP markets is because these morons are anticipating the passage of Biden’s ‘COVID-19 relief/stimulus package which is going to put the country into still deeper debt.  Go figure.  The price of GOLD is $1,832.40 per troy oz., -1.90 (-0.10%) while the price of SILVER is $27.38 per troy ounce, -0.20 (-0.73%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,172.50 per troy oz, -2.70 (-0.23%) while the price of COPPER is $3.68 per pound, +0.01 (+0.29%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,342.50 per troy oz, -0.50 (-0.02%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $58.05 per barrel, +0.08 (+0.14%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.44 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.09.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000022.
  81. 2021 Monday I: We said it earlier today, but the Congressional Budget Office announced today that Joe Biden’s $15-hour minimum wage is going to cost the country another 1.4 million jobs- on the low end- once it goes into effect.  An AP Poll says that just 16-percent of Americans think U.S. democracy is in decent shape.  Another 45-percent said the country is not functioning as it should be while 80-percent said the rule of law, functioning judicial system, free and fair elections,
  82. 2021 Monday J: Meanwhile, former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley says, ‘Joe Biden’s transgender rules is a war on women.’  Amen.   Next, POS Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is launching an investigation into that EVIL-EVIL-EVIL Trump for him trying to get this wonderful public servant to throw the election in his favor.  Whoa.  Friends, after listening to hours of people testifying before the Georgia Senate, the secretary of state should be doing time in the hoosegow.   Finally, New York prosecutors have dropped all charges against pardoned Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort- and they kept this poor man in solitary confinement.  EVIL.
  83. 2021 Monday K: There is talk that communist China and its thug leader Xi Jinping could face charges before the International Court for committing genocide against its Uighur minority, people who are imprisoned in concentration camps being made into ‘worthy citizens’ of Mao Zedong’s horrible hellhole.  A British legal firm working on behalf of human rights releases reams of evidence showing that what the Chi-Coms are doing in Xinjiang Province to their Muslim minorities is a disguised genocide of a thriving people.  Elsewhere, reports suggest that Kim Jong Un built up his nuclear weapons arsenal and missile systems with which to deliver said atomic weapons during the course of last year.  Uncle Joe Biden, what are YOU going to do about this threat?   Meanwhile, Fox News host Tucker Carlson reports that the Biden administration is not going to deport illegal aliens convicted of violent crimes including sex crimes.  And this senile old POS wants to be president of ALL the American people or so he promised.   Moreover, Tucker Carlson reports that illegal aliens are being dumped into U.S. neighborhoods without even being tested for COVID-19.  We have said this before, when the bodies start dropping, don’t be shocked.   Finally, whereas the U.S. was apprehending 1,200 illegal aliens at the border each day last year, we are now seeing more than 3,000 illegals trying to enter the country daily.  We say minefields, 50-caliber MG emplacements, and miles and miles and miles of concertina razor wire to augment the existing fence.  (Note- some of us support seeding the Rio Grande with baby alligators…)
  84. 2021 Monday L: Niccole Wallace at MSNBC believes that targeted drone strikes should be used against conservative Republicans in the United States who may not believe the 2020 Presidential Election was remotely fair.  I guess since most of us believe it was a load of festering crap, we had better start watching the skies overhead.  We already have more chem trails above our neighborhoods than ever before and NO one ever explains their purpose.  WTF is up?
  85. 2021 Monday M: In Henderson, Nevada, original Supreme (1959-2021)- Mary Wilson- from cardiovascular disease on this date; she was 76.
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[i] We offered the music of this famed West Coast band- the Grass Roots- beginning on Thursday, 06-February-2014 through Saturday, 22-February-2014.  We hope you will seek their music out by visiting whatever site you choose for the absolute best in rock music.  You will be glad you did.

[ii] We began promoting the music of Canned Heat on Sunday, 05-June-2011 through Sunday, 17-July-2011.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[iii] We hope to promote the music of the Doobie Brothers sometime before 2030.  We hope you will remain vigilant.

[iv] In an interesting note, many believe the coup in Turkey was engineered by Erdogan to get rid of his political enemies by engineering a coup d’ gras against him.  In 2021 in the United States, following a False Flag operation in which, Antifa-led mobs stormed Capitol Hill and ‘terrified’ lawmakers, the Democrats are doing the same going after every Trump supporter.  The only people in attendance at ‘Joe Biden’s inauguration’ were 27,000 National Guard members.  The Democrats who always say, “WALLS DON’T WORK,” put up walls all over Washington, D.C. and as of today, there are still 7,000 Guardsmen on scene protecting “Usurper Joe.”

FOLKS, JOE HAS GOT TO GO- NOW!

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GG. 1954 Sunday: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu has ended. Some portions of the camp without contact with the others continued to fight until overrun by the enemy. The French Foreign Legionnaires holding Isabelle tried to make a breakout but the going was slow, the resistance great, and so Colonel Lalandé told his remaining troops to lay down their arms. The fight was over.

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129. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 09, 2021:

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

Mother’s Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Trimble; U.S. Attorneys General Hugh S. Legaré, Francis Biddle, and John Ashcroft; U.S. Treasury Secretary William J. Duane; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary William Jones; Nazi Party Youth Leader Baldur Von Schirach; Billy Joel, the Buffalo Springfield featuring Richie Furay and Cheap Trick featuring Tom Petersson:

  1. 1502 Friday: Christopher Columbus left Spain on his fourth and final trip to the New World.
  2. 1671 Saturday: Thomas “Captain” Blood stole the crown jewels from the Tower of London.  
  3. 1712 Monday: The Carolina Colony officially divided into two entities on this date- North Carolina and South Carolina.
  4. 1753 Wednesday: French King Louis XV disbands the Parliament.
  5. 1754 Thursday: A political cartoon in Benjamin Franklin’s Pennsylvania Gazette depicted a snake cut into eight pieces, each pieced representing a part of the American colonies; the caption read, “JOIN or DIE.”
  6. 1780 Tuesday: In Clonmel, Ireland, future 11th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William J. Duane is born.  A future Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson from 05-29-1833 to 09-22-1833.
  7. 1785 Monday: British inventor Joseph Bramah patents the beer pump handle.
  8. 1788 Friday: The British Parliament accepts the abolition of the slave trade.
  9. 1813 Sunday: Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary William Jones assumed his position on today’s date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from today until February 08, 1814.
  10. 1826 Tuesday: The 20th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Trimble assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, President John Quincy Adams nominated Trimble to fill the seat of Associate Justice Thomas Todd.  Trimble served from today until August 25, 1828.
  11. 1842 Monday: The 16th U.S. Attorney General Hugh S. Legaré assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President John Tyler from 09-13-1841 to 06-20-1843 / then U.S. Acting Secretary of State under President John Tyler from 05-09-1843 to 06-20-1843.
  12. 1862 Friday: The U.S. Naval Academy relocates from Annapolis, Maryland, to Newport, Rhode Island, due to the outbreak of hostilities. 
  13. 1868 Saturday: City Leaders found the city of Reno, Nevada.
  14. 1883 Wednesday: Spanish philosopher Jose Ortega y Gasset was born in Madrid.
  15. 1886 Sunday: In Paris, France, future 58th U.S. Attorney General Francis Biddle is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under Presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman from 08-26-1941 to 06-26-1945.
  16. 1887 Monday: Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show opens in London, England.
  17. 1904 Monday: The Great Western Railway No. 3440 steam locomotive City of Truro becomes the first steam engine to exceed 100 mph by doing so on this date.
  18. 1907 Thursday: Future Nazi Party Youth Leader Baldur Von Schirach who served in the post from 1931 to 1940 and one of the few Nazis to survive World War II, is born on this date.
  19. 1913 Friday: The 17th Amendment provides for the election of senators by direct vote.
  20. 1914 Saturday: President Woodrow Wilson, acting on a joint congressional resolution, signed a proclamation designating the second Sunday in May as ‘Mother’s Day.’
  21. 1926 Sunday: Americans Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett supposedly became the first men to fly over the North Pole.  However, U.S. scholars announced in 1996 that their examination of Byrd’s recently discovered flight diary suggested that he had turned back 150 miles short of his goal.
  22. 1930 Friday: Horseracing enthusiasts used a starting gate to start a Triple Crown race for the first time.
  23. 1936 Saturday: Italy completes its annexation of Ethiopia.  Elsewhere, the first sheet of postage stamps of more than one variety went on sale in New York City on this date.
  24. 1939 Tuesday: The Catholic Church beatifies its first Native American, Kateri Tekakwitha.
  25. 1941 Friday: Britain’s Royal Navy captured the German submarine U-110 on the high seas.
  26. 1942 Saturday: In Chicago, Illinois, future 79th U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft is born.  A future Republican, Ashcroft would serve under President George W. Bush from 02-02-2001 to 02-03-2005.
  27. 1943 Sunday: The 5th German Panzer Army surrenders in Tunisia to the Allies, ending the Afrika Korps.
  28. 1944 Tuesday: The Red Army captures Sebastopol from the Nazis.  Meanwhile, Richie Furay, guitarist and vocalist with the celebrated Los Angeles rock band, the Buffalo Springfield[i] and later with Poco is born in Yellow Springs, Ohio, on this date. 
  29. 1945 Wednesday: U.S. officials announced that with the end of the war in Europe, the federal government was going to lift a midnight curfew on entertainment immediately.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union holds a victory celebration in Red Square in honor of the defeat of Nazi Germany as its forces liberate Czechoslovakia from Axis remnants.  
  30. 1949 Monday: Billy Joel[ii], the “Piano Man,” was born in the Bronx, New York. 
  31. 1950 Tuesday: Future bassist with the American rock band, Cheap Trick[iii], Tom Petersson, is born in Rockford, Illinois, on this date.
  32. 1951 Wednesday: The U.S. conducted its first thermonuclear experiment as part of Operation Greenhouse by detonating a 225-kiloton device on Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific nicknamed “George.”  Meanwhile, in North Korea, UN Forces begin attacking the bridges on the Yalu River.
  33. 1954 Sunday: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu has ended.  Some portions of the camp without contact with the others continued to fight until overrun by the enemy.  The French Foreign Legionnaires holding Isabelle tried to make a breakout but the going was slow, the resistance great, and so Colonel Lalandé told his remaining troops to lay down their arms.  The fight was over.  Late in the day, a lone French warplane flew over the camp and without any radio contact from the ground, his superiors told him to return to Hanoi.  The great battle was now over.[iv]   The battle had lasted 55 days.  Brave soldiers on both sides fought and died, each for their own cause.  French troops were shocked at the young ages of some of their captors.  Vietnam had truly bled itself dry fighting to win this victory.
  34. 1955 Monday: The German Federal Republic (West Germany) joins NATO.
  35. 1956 Wednesday: A War Reparations and Peace Settlement between the Philippines and Japan finally receive its signatures from the dignitaries who debated it.
  36. 1958 Friday: Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” starring Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak hits movie theaters nationwide.
  37. 1960 Monday: The U. S. Food and Drug Administration approved for sale an oral birth-control pill for the first time in history.
  38. 1961 Tuesday: In a speech to the National Association of Broadcasters, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Newton N. Minnow decried most of television programming as a “vast wasteland.”
  39. 1962 Wednesday: Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology succeeded in reflecting a laser beam off the surface of the moon.   
  40. 1966 Monday: A. F. Brimmer becomes the first black member of the Federal Reserve Board.
  41. 1970 Saturday: President Richard M. Nixon made a surprise and impromptu pre-dawn visit to the Lincoln Memorial where he spoke with a group of anti-war protesters who had been resting on the steps of the memorial after protests against the Vietnam War as well as the Kent State shootings.
  42. 1974 Thursday: The House Judiciary Committee begins hearings on the possible impeachment of President Richard M. Nixon.
  43. 1977 Monday: Patricia Hearst completes her prison sentence for having robbed a bank with the Symbionese Liberation Army.
  44. 1978 Tuesday: Law enforcement authorities discovered the bullet-riddled body of former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro in an automobile in Rome.  The Red Brigades were the dirty scumbags who abducted him and murdered him.
  45. 1979 Wednesday: The U.S. and the USSR sign the SALT II, which limited nuclear weapons.
  46. 1980 Friday: The slasher horror film “Friday the 13th” hits movie theaters nationwide on this date.  Elsewhere, 35 people lost their lives when a freighter rammed the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay in Florida, causing a 1,400-foot section of the southbound span to collapse.
  47. 1989 Tuesday: Vice President Dan Quayle says in a United Negro College Fund speech “What a waste it is to lose one’s mind” instead of “a mind is a terrible thing to waste.”
  48. 1992 Saturday: Salem Village Witchcraft Victims’ Memorial undergoes dedication in Danvers (formally Salem Village) to mark 300th anniversary of the witch trials.
  49. 1994 Monday: South Africa’s newly elected parliament chose Nelson Mandela to be the country’s first black president.
  50. 1995 Tuesday: Kinshasa, Zaire, declares quarantine due to an outbreak of the Ebola virus.
  51. 1999 Saturday: During a bombing of Belgrade, during the Serbian War, a NATO fighter-bomber hits the Chinese Embassy in error, killing four and causing major protests across China.
  52. 2002 Thursday: The 38-day standoff in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem ends when the Palestinians agree to have 13-suspected militants among them deported to several different countries.   Meanwhile, at a holiday parade in the Russian city of Kaspiysk, a terrorist bomb goes off killing 43 and injuring at least another 130.  Sounds like the work of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.
  53. 2008 Friday: The price of crude oil hits an astounding $125.98 per barrel.  This is not good for the economies of the world.  Meanwhile, Hezbollah continues a powerplay in Lebanon in general and in Beirut in particular as they continue battling with government forces.
  54. 2009 Saturday: In Chad, Chadian forces defeat a large column of advancing rebel forces.  Meanwhile, Pakistani troops in Swat have a good day killing terrorists by notching up a total of 55 dead and numerous others injured and driven into retreat.
  55. 2010 Sunday: Somali pirates take to the high seas once again and capture a German oil tanker plying the waters off East Africa.  Seems like it’s getting about time to go in there and crucify these scumbags the way Caesar did pirates in the Mediterranean when he was a young man.  How about the modern equivalent?  Let’s use neutron bombs on these bastards.
  56. 2011 Monday: Pakistani Prime Minister Yousef Raza Gillani launches an investigation to determine how Osama bin Laden lived undetected in Abbottabad.  (Editor’s note- we all know the truth of the matter; the Pakistani government gave him refuge).  Meanwhile, the Chi-Com Yuan reaches its highest level next to the U.S. dollar.  A decade from now, they will be surpassing us.
  57. 2012 Wednesday: After reaching a political compromise that ends her hunger strike, prison officials move Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Timoshenko to a hospital for monitoring.  Elsewhere, President Barack Hussein Obama[v] officially states his support for same-sex marriage—he ‘evolved.’
  58. 2013 Thursday: A report reveals that hackers using fraudulent ATM cards in February 2013 stole $45 million from across the globe.  Elsewhere, on the Indonesian island of Java, law enforcement thwarts a plot in which terrorists were planning on blowing up the Sri Lankan embassy killing at least seven of the scumbags.
  59. 2014 Friday: For the first time since annexing the Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the region on the holiday commemorating the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany.  Who will stop this murderous POS?  Meanwhile, the South Korean military announces that three drones that penetrated its airspace came from North Korea.
  60. 2015 Saturday: After a period of 42 days with NO new Ebola cases, which is twice the normal quarantine rate, the UN Health Organization declares the outbreak of the dreaded virus in the African nation of Liberia to be at an end.  During the outbreak, about 4,700 people died from the horrendous disease.   Elsewhere, the North Koreans claim to have successfully test-fired a missile from a submarine.
  61. 2016 Monday: London Mayor Boris Johnson resigns from office and Muslim Sadiq Khan takes his place, becoming the first Muslim mayor of a major Western city.   Elsewhere, in Baquba, Iraq, a ISIS car bombing claims the lives of 50 poor souls while injuring another 54 or so.  What the hell is wrong with these people?  Animals. 
  62. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump abruptly fired worthless FBI Director James Comey, ousting the nation’s top law enforcement official in the midst of an FBI investigation into whether Trump’s campaign had ties to Russia’s meddling in the election that sent him to the White House.  Two years later, it appears that Comey was involved in a scheme the Democrats and the Deep State engineered first to prevent the election of Trump and then to remove him via a coup.  We are awaiting Comey to be charged along with James Clapper, John Brennan, Sally Yates, Peter Strzok and his girlfriend Lisa Page, and numerous other scumbags involved in this ever-evolving crime.  Meanwhile, Governor Ahok of Jakarta, a Christian, is given a two-year sentence for ‘blasphemy’ seeing as how Indonesia is a predominantly Muslim nation.
  63. 2018 Wednesday: According to On This Day, the Supreme Court of India has some major criticism for the government department responsible for archaeological preservation because they did little to nothing to prevent the discoloration of the iconic Taj Mahal- the only ‘wonder’ left of the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’- as well as the build-up of green slime in the historic site.  Meanwhile, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and the Iranian people go ballistic after President Trump declares the U.S. is pulling out of the multinational nuclear deal signed during the Obama administration.  Screw ‘em!
  64. 2019 Thursday: Off the coast of Tunisia, a boatload of migrants fleeing Libya capsizes, drowning at least 65 of the passengers, according to the United Nations.  The best way to avoid mishaps such as this is migrants: stay where you are.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Navy seizes a North Korean freighter in the East China Sea, loaded with coal for Indonesia which is against the sanctions imposed upon the former for its nuclear programs and weapons tests.  
  65. 2020 Saturday: Around the world, the “Chinese Curse,” aka COVID-19, aka the “Chinese Virus,” aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Wuhan Flu, aka the Kung Flu, continues claiming lives and destroying economies and yet, communist China protests anyone calling it the “Chinese Virus,” which it is so Beijing, STFU.  Confirmed cases around the world stand at 4,004,224, confirmed deaths stand at 277,860, and confirmed recoveries at 1,348,288.  In the United States, confirmed cases are 1,138,643, confirmed deaths are 79,373, and confirmed recoveries are 189,912 (which is an incomplete number as the liberal states tend to keep this statistic close to their vests so they can continue this unconstitutional lockdown order a la Michigan and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.   California acknowledges 64,532 confirmed cases and confirmed deaths at 2,630 BUT NO NUMBER of confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, Hawaii claims 629 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 548 confirmed recoveries.  Up in Washington state where one of our colleagues lives, works, and writes, the number of confirmed cases is 16,388 with confirmed deaths at 905.  Sadly, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t release the numbers of confirmed recoveries.   Moving on to communist China, Beijing continues to wail they have 88,423 (same number) confirmed cases what with 4,633 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  My, my, my, why continue to lie, People’s Republic of China?  
  66. 2021 Sunday: Stick around and find out along with us…

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The next album released by Badfinger was “Wish You Were Here,” which came out on November 15, 1974 and is considered by many to be among the band’s best works.  The lineup featured the same quartet- Pete Ham (lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, and keyboards), Tom Evans (lead and backing vocals, bass guitar), Joey Molland (rhythm and lead guitars, lead and backing vocals), and Mike Gibbins (drums and percussion, backing and lead vocals)- and had there not been troubles between Warner Bros. and the band’s publishing company, it might have had an opportunity to shine.  However, after several weeks on the shelves of record stores, the legal squabbles caused the management at Warner Bros. to yank it from sale.  Lucky people would be able to find it and then years later, expanded versions would become available and would become extremely popular with fans.  We hope you will seek this one out and give it a good shot at becoming a regular portion of your song lists.  Check it out.

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[i] We promoted the music of Buffalo Springfield beginning on Saturday, 17-November-2012 through Saturday, 24-November-2012.  We hope you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your collection.  You will be glad you did.

[ii] We sure hope to present the music of Billy Joel one day.  Remain vigilant.  Thank you.

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

[iv] Martin Windrow’s superb book, “The Last Valley,” Da Capo Press, 2006 is an amazing helpmate for information on this famed battle.  Seek it out.

[v] Speculation exists that Obama is gay because many of the people he put around him while in office were gays and some say during his university days he had a gay affair.  No one truly knows but he sure did a heck of a lot of stuff for the LGBTQIA+ movement.

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