224. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2022

1943 Thursday: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in Moscow to meet with Russian leader Josef Stalin. While there, he presents the Soviet dictator with the ‘Sword of Stalingrad,’ thus signaling the victory the Red Army enjoyed over the Nazis earlier in the year. The Russian advisor who accepted the sword then dropped it; no one knows what might have happened to this poor putz.

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224. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2022:

Supreme Court Justice Stephen J. Breyer; U.S. Attorneys General Edwin Meese and Dick Thornburg; U.S. Treasury Secretary Abraham Alphonse Albert Gallatin; Buck Owens, Dire Straits featuring Mark Knopfler, Ian Gillan Band featuring Liam Genockey, Little Feat featuring Richie Hayward, and the Outlaws featuring Tompall Glasser:

  1. 1099 Saturday: The Crusaders are victorious against the infidels at the Battle of Ascalon as Gottfried of Broth beats the Egyptians.
  2. 1484 Tuesday: The reign of the 212th Roman Catholic Pope Sixtus IV ends on this date.  Thirteen years and 3 days earlier- on August 09, 1471- Sixtus IV became the shepherd of all Christendom and carried his Holy Cross forward from then until today.
  3. 1508 Wednesday: Juan Ponce de Leon arrives in Florida.  He and his conquistadors would spend years investigating the Florida swamps all in the hope of locating the elusive Fountain of Youth.
  4. 1553 Wednesday: The 221st Roman Catholic Pope Julius III orders the confiscation and the burning of the Jewish Talmud.  Julius served as pontiff from February 7, 1550, to March 29, 1555.
  5. 1687 Tuesday: At the Battle of Mohacs, the Hungarian army routs the Turks.  The Ottomans are always trying to insinuate the Balkans, but the Hungarians put an end to their shenanigans. 
  6. 1689 Friday: The reign of the 240th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XI ends on this date.  He first picked up his Holy Cross on September 21, 1676.
  7. 1812 Wednesday: Troops under the Duke of Wellington enter Madrid.  The French are hurriedly vacating the city and the country.
  8. 1849 Sunday: In Astoria, New York, former fourth U.S. Treasury Secretary Abraham Alphonse Albert Gallatin died at age 88.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President Thomas Jefferson from May 14, 1801, to February 08, 1814.
  9. 1851 Tuesday: Isaac Singer received a patent for the double-headed sewing machine on this date.
  10. 1859 Friday: Poet AND English professor Katharine Lee Bates, who wrote the words to “America the Beautiful” was born in Falmouth, Massachusetts.
  11. 1861 Monday: Apache Indians attack Confederate forces in Texas.
  12. 1865 Saturday: For the first time during a surgery, Joseph Lister used a disinfectant.
  13. 1867 Monday: Despite Congress’ orders NOT to, President Andrew Johnson suspends Secretary of War Edwin Stanton.
  14. 1877 Sunday: Thomas Edison invented the phonograph and made the first sound recording.
  15. 1879 Tuesday: The first National Archery Association tournament took place in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.
  16. 1898 Friday: The United States officially annexes Hawaii on this date as all fighting in the Spanish-American War ends.
  17. 1902 Tuesday: Through a merger of McCormick Harvesting Machine Company, Deering Harvester Company and several other smaller companies, International Harvester Company came to be.
  18. 1909 Thursday: The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home to the Indianapolis 500, first opened on this date.
  19. 1912 Monday: Comedy producer Max Sennett founded the Keystone Pictures Studio in Edendale.
  20. 1914 Wednesday: Russian troops overrun East Prussia much to the horror of the German population.  Meanwhile, Great Britain declares war on Austro-Hungary.
  21. 1918 Monday: Regular airmail service began on this date between the cities of Washington and New York.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Amiens on the Western Front sputters to a close with an Allied victory over the Germans.  This would be one of the final largescale battles of the First World War.
  22. 1922 Saturday: The Federal government makes dedicates the Washington, D.C. home of Frederick Douglass as a national shrine.
  23. 1929 Monday: Future country and western star Buck Owens[i] is born on this date in Sherman, Texas.
  24. 1931 Wednesday: After heavy rains collapse dikes along it, the Yangtze River floods much of the surrounding countryside causing innumerable deaths and much destruction.
  25. 1935 Monday: Babe Ruth plays his final game at Fenway Park with 41,766 on hand.
  26. 1937 Thursday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated far left judge Hugo Black to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  27. 1939 Saturday: In Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, the movie, “The Wizard of Oz,” premiered.  Actress Judy Garland became famous for the movie’s song, “Somewhere over the Rainbow.”  The movie premiered in Hollywood on August 15.
  28. 1940 Monday: The Luftwaffe bombs British railway stations, losing thirty-one aircraft in the attacks.
  29. 1941 Tuesday: French Field Marshal Henri Petain declares Vichy France’s full support for Nazi Germany.
  30. 1943 Thursday: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in Moscow to meet with Russian leader Josef Stalin.  While there, he presents the Soviet dictator with the ‘Sword of Stalingrad,’ thus signaling the victory the Red Army enjoyed over the Nazis earlier in the year.  The Russian advisor who accepted the sword then dropped it; no one knows what might have happened to this poor putz.
  31. 1944 Saturday: During World War II, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., eldest son of Joseph and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, died over England along with his co-pilot when their explosives-laden plane blew up. 
  32. 1948 Thursday: Future drummer and percussionist Liam Genockey- who played with Ian Gillan[ii] on his solo projects- is born in Dublin, Ireland, on this date.
  33. 1949 Friday: Future guitarist/vocalist with Dire Straits[iii], Mark Knopfler, is born in Glasgow, Scotland, on this date.
  34. 1953 Wednesday: The Soviet Union conducts a secret test of its first hydrogen bomb.
  35. 1958 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower raises the Federal minimum wage from $0.75 to $1.00 an hour.
  36. 1960 Friday: At Cape Canaveral, Florida, the United States launches the first balloon communications satellite, Echo 1.
  37. 1962 Sunday: One day after launching Andrian Nikolayev into orbit, the Soviet Union also sent up Pavel Popovich; both men landed safely August 15.
  38. 1964 Wednesday: Author Ian Fleming, 56, the creator of James Bond, died in Canterbury, England.  Meanwhile Mickey Mantle set a major league record when he hit homeruns from both sides of the plate in the same game.
  39. 1969 Tuesday: The owners of the Boston Celtics sold the team for $6 million, which at the time, was the highest price paid for a pro basketball team.
  40. 1971 Thursday: Syrian President Hafiz al-Assad drops diplomatic relations with neighboring Jordan.
  41. 1972 Saturday: The last ground combat troops leave South Vietnam.
  42. 1973 Sunday: Jack Nicklaus won his 14th major golf title on this date.  His win broke the record held by Bobby Jones for 50 years.
  43. 1977 Friday: The space shuttle Enterprise passed its first solo flight test.
  44. 1978 Saturday: China and Japan sign a peace treaty.
  45. 1979 Sunday: Iranian press censors stage a mass book burning of books unfit for reading.  This is what totalitarian criminal Islamist states do.  At some point in the future, it is our hope that the Iranian people will win their freedom from oppression.  
  46. 1981 Wednesday: IBM unveiled its first personal computer, the model 5150, at a press conference in New York.
  47. 1983 Friday: General Manuel A. Noriega becomes commander of the Panamanian military.
  48. 1985 Monday: The world’s worst single-aircraft disaster occurred as a crippled Japan Air Lines Boeing 747 on a domestic flight crashed into a mountain, killing 520 people; however, four people survived the catastrophe.
  49. 1986 Tuesday: Rod Carew became the first California Angels player to have his uniform—No. 29—retired.
  50. 1988 Friday: The 75th U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from February 25, 1985, until today.  His replacement, the 76th U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburg, served from today until August 15, 1991.
  51. 1990 Sunday: Iraq’s Saddam Hussein says he is ready to consider a solution to the crisis in the Persian Gulf if Israel withdraws from the Occupied Territories.
  52. 1992 Wednesday: The U.S., Canada, and Mexico announced that the North American Free Trade Agreement aka NAFTA, was now in force after 14 months of negotiations.
  53. 1993 Thursday: President Bill Clinton lifted the ban on rehiring air traffic controllers whom President Ronald Reagan fired back in 1981 for going on strike and shutting down the nation’s airports.
  54. 1994 Friday: Stephen J. Breyer recites the oath of office as the 108th U.S. Supreme Court Justice.  President Bill Clinton nominated Breyer to fill the seat of Associate Justice Harry Blackmun.  Elsewhere, Major League Baseball players went on strike rather than allow team owners to limit their salaries.  The strike lasted for 232 days and as a result, the World Series did not happen for the first time in 90 years.
  55. 1998 Wednesday: Swiss banks agreed to pay $1.25 billion as restitution to World War II Holocaust victims.
  56. 2000 Saturday: The Russian nuclear submarine Kursk and its 118-man crew disappeared during exercises in the Barents Sea.  The United States could have provided aid to help rescue the trapped sailors, but the government of Russia declined the offer.
  57. 2004 Thursday: The California Supreme Court voided the nearly 4,000 same-sex (homosexual) marriages that the city of San Francisco (where else?) sanctioned earlier in the year.
  58. 2008 Tuesday: Michael Phelps won the 200-meter freestyle for his third gold medal at the Beijing Summer Olympics.
  59. 2010 Thursday: Wikileaks founder Julian Assange announces plans to release remaining Afghan War Diary documents from the war in Afghanistan.   Elsewhere, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, founding member of the Southern rock band, Little Feat[iv]—drummer Richie Hayward—lost his battle with liver cancer on this date.  
  60. 2011 Friday: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit strikes down President Barack Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
  61. 2013 Monday: The International Olympic Committee announces it will punish athletes who support Russia’s harsh laws restricting the LGBT community.  Meanwhile, in Nashville, Tennessee, outlaw country and western star, Tompall Glasser[v], lost his battle with prolonged illness on this date and died at age 799.  Elsewhere, a jury convicted feared Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger, one of the nation’s most-wanted fugitives.  The jury found him guilty in a string of eleven killings and dozens of other gangland crimes, many of them committed while sources said Bulger was an FBI informant.  He is now living out the rest of his days in a federal penitentiary.
  62. 2014 Tuesday: To halt the ISIS thugs from overrunning Iraq, President Barack Obama announces his plan to send 705 U.S. military personnel to help the beleaguered nation.  However, the President says the troops will not take part in combat operations.
  63. 2015 Wednesday: During a recent surgery on his liver, former President Jimmy Carter announces that an unspecified cancer has spread throughout his body and is fatal. 
  64. 2016 Friday: Causing much Muslim outrage, Cannes becomes the first French resort to band the burkini.  Good for you! 
  65. 2017 Saturday: A car plowed into a crowd of violent Antifa protesters who were counter-protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing Heather Heyer, 32, and hurting more than a dozen others.  The Ohio man accused in the attack, James Alex Fields, 21, would face a state murder charge and federal hate crimes charges, which are bullshit.  President Donald Trump condemned what he called “this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides.” Democrats and some Republicans called on Trump to specifically denounce white supremacy.  Fake news ginned up the coverage to make the President appear a bigot, which is bullshit.  Meanwhile, during the protest, two Virginia state police officers died in a helicopter crash while monitoring the violent Antifa-caused protests below them.  Everyone blames white nationalism and President Trump, but the Democrats and fake news scum vilify those they deem culpable while giving a pass to the real criminals involved here, Antifa and Governor Terry McAuliffe who told the police officers to stand down so the Antifa thugs could beat on their opponents unmolested.
  66. 2018 Sunday: NASA launches the Parker Space Probe, its first mission to study the Sun and its corona.   Meanwhile, after three days of attacks by the Taliban across the entire country of Afghanistan, the Afghan government announces at least two hundred dead Afghan security forces. 
  67. 2019 Monday: In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the medical community announces that thanks to new drug tests, they are 90-percent closer to a cure for Ebola as the medications they were testing were extremely successful.  Meanwhile, in Hong Kong, the government announces a closure of the former British colony’s airports as pro-democracy protesters flood them.  People want freedom and the Chi-Coms on the mainland are doing everything possible to quash them.   
  68. 2020 Wednesday: Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris make their first appearance as a ticket in Wilmington, Delaware, today.  The former vice president was able to follow the teleprompter most of the way but there were a few times when he began to falter.  Perhaps he requires a shock collar around his neck so every time his eyes begin going fuzzy and his words fall by the wayside, Dr. Jill can give him a quick ZAP to pull him back on course.   Just saying.   Note: the Biden-Harris campaign raised $10.8 million within four hours of announcing that “Groping Joe” Biden had chosen the unpopular California senator to be his vice president.  Hmmm.
  69. 2020 Wednesday A: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 20,423,897 confirmed cases, UP by 299,460 cases, 744,629 confirmed deaths, UP by 7,364 deaths, and 12,631,548 confirmed recoveries, UP by 251,138 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 5,255,928 confirmed cases, UP by 55,552 new cases, 167,361 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,474 new deaths, and 2,648,373 confirmed recoveries, UP by 109,673 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they will not- corrupt SOBs).
  70. 2020 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 574,411 confirmed cases, 10,468 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 3,756 confirmed cases, thirty-four confirmed deaths, and 1,627 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 64,151 confirmed cases, 1,716 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, will not share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let us take a look at one more state, Minnesota: 62,303 confirmed number of cases, 1,707 confirmed number of deaths, but unlike other liberal hellholes around the country there are a number of recoveries: 55,855.  Thank you, Governor Tim Walz for your honesty.  Congrats!
  71. 2020 Wednesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,976.84, UP 289.83 points (1.05%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,012.24, UP 229.42 points (2.13%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,380.35, UP 46.66 points (1.40%).  The price of GOLD is $1,926.20 per troy oz., -22.80 (-1.17%) while the price of SILVER is $25.60 per troy ounce, -0.374 (-1.44%).  The price of PLATINUM is $944.10 per troy oz, -15.10 (-1.57%) while the price of COPPER is $2.88 per pound, -0.009 (-0.31%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $42.56 per barrel, -0.11 (-0.26%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.94 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros.
  72. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 206,155,910 confirmed cases, +729,099, 4,346,842 confirmed deaths, +10,235 and 185,034,803 confirmed recoveries, +606,871.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 37,182,133 confirmed cases, UP 156,746 from yesterday’s reporting, 635,937 confirmed deaths, UP 335, [vi] and 30,093,437 confirmed recoveries, UP 93,355.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]  
  73. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 317,210 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in 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 86,868 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  74. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,100,810 confirmed cases, 64,551 confirmed deaths (DOWN), and 2,182,776 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,854,548 confirmed cases, 40,171 confirmed deaths, and 2,309,167 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 48,397 confirmed cases, 546 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 505,815 confirmed cases, 6,264 confirmed deaths, and 236,141 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Arkansas: they have 413,150 confirmed cases, 6,396 confirmed deaths, and 382,207 confirmed recoveries. [viii]    
  75. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 924,762 confirmed cases, 6,604 confirmed deaths, and 874,977 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Mauritius, 177th country on the list: 5,349 cases of the virus, 21 confirmed deaths and 1,854 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  76. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,499.85, UP 14.88 points (+0.042%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,816.26, UP 51.13 points (+0.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,460.83, UP 13.13 points (+0.30%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.83 per barrel, -0.26 (-0.83%).  The price of GOLD is $1,754.80 per troy oz., +3.00 (+0.17%) while the price of SILVER is $23.18 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.26%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,014.90 per troy oz, -2.80 (-0.28%) while the price of COPPER is $4.36 per pound, 0.00 (+0.09%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,616.85 per troy oz, -7.45 (-0.28%).[xi] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,574.25 per troy oz., -12.00 (-0.46%).  [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000022.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Nicaraguan Córdoba, one greenback equals 35.08 and in Nigerian Naira, a buck equal 411.50 and in Norwegian Krone, one dollar equals 8.85 of theirs. [xiii]        
  77. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt AND Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.396 per gallon, $3.016 in Florida, $4.093 in Hawaii, and $3.881 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let us look at one other location- North Dakota: $3.131.  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- Senegal: $5.250 per U.S. Gallon. [xv]   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,633,797,855,015 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS. [xvi] Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Luxembourg, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Brazil with $258 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  78. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 141 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be running the show down on the U.S.-Mexico border as well as her 47th day since her singular visit to the border.  Here are the daily figures for the border calamity as compiled by One America News.  First, here is the cost for just this day: $533,923,443.  Second, here is the cost of caring for the border invaders for the year so far: $242,725,319,325.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal alien invaders for the year so far: 2,507,774.  Fourth and final, here is the conservative estimate for the numbers of illegal aliens lurking within the United States as we speak: 36,507,919. [xvii]  (Note- since this blog’s inception back in July 2009, we estimated the numbers of illegal aliens lurking within the country somewhere around 35-50 million back then whereas now, we believe the numbers are closer to 75-100 million which is not good, folks.  Reports also say that during the month of July there were 212,000 border crossings, something unseen in 21 years.
  79. 2021 Thursday G: Foreign News-Overseas News I– On behalf of the people of Cuba, the U.S. Senate passed a bill before fleeing D.C. for the summer that will provide uncensored internet to the freedom-fighting peoples rebelling against the communist government.  (Note- why not provide them guns, senators?).  In other news from across the world, the Taliban has overrun Kandahar and the Pentagon now predicts the fall of Kabul in a month or less.  Can anyone remind us again as to WHY we remained in that spineless crap-hole of a nation and shed the lives and limbs of our troops as well as trillions of dollars?  Let the Chi-Coms have the place.  Worse, the Biden regime is sending 3,000 U.S. troops BACK into Afghanistan to help evacuate our embassy in Kabul.  This is crazy.
  80. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Always seeking to set the template for the country, California becomes the first state in the Union to require EVERY teacher and staff member at all schools to undergo vaccination for the Chi-Vi or to face weekly, invasive tests for the wily Chi-Com disease.  The Oxford University vaccinations group say that ‘herd immunity is impossible to achieve with the Xi Jinping Bat Flu variants.’  Sounds like yet another excuse to keep the American people locked down.  Good luck with that.  Next, as government continues trying to force the American people to undergo vaccination for the Wuhan Virus Crisis, we learn today that Pfizer’s vaccine is effective 43-percent while Moderna’s is effective 76-percent against the Delta variant.
  81. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Speaking of the vaccines, let us look at the stock prices of the BIG FOUR pharmaceutical companies.  Remember, since the advent of vaccines for the Chi-Vi there are forty new BIG PHARMA billionaires ALL from selling the vaccines to the U.S. government.  First, Pfizer’s stock is low, valued at $47.24 today.  Next, Johnson & Johnson’s stock price is $175.17.  After J & J comes BioNTech at $374.02 and last but not least, the market values Moderna’s stock at $391.42.  We will keep our eyes on BIG PHARMA stocks.  Meanwhile, because of the increase in Chi-Vi cases thanks to the surge of infected illegal aliens along the southern border, Facebook has ordered office workers NOT to return to the office until January 2022.
  82. 2021 Thursday J: Health and Medical Alerts– Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, DS-PA, launches his order today that stipulates ALL city employees and contractors (and visitors) MUST get the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine or wear masks (and suffer treatment like second class citizens).
  83. 2021 Thursday K: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden’s polling ratings continue their ominous, downward slide yet no mainstream media news anchor is discussing his crumbling lack of popularity.  (They want to keep the regime propped up).  Meanwhile, first mentioned yesterday, Joe Biden is begging- begging! – OPEC and Russia to increase production so he can find a way to lower surging gasoline prices in the United States.  All the befuddled old fool must do is to get the hell out of the way and allow American production of fossil fuel energy to soar.
  84. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden Regime News I– The CIA is weighing the establishment of a communist China division in a bid to ‘out-spy’ the Chi-Coms.  We are sorry but this something that the Central Intelligence Agency should have been created back in the 1990s.  We cannot believe this but if true, it shows how pathetic our government is at recognizing true threats around the world.  Like the eye of Sauron, BIG GOVERNMENT is searching for homegrown terrorists.  What a load of festering crap.
  85. 2021 Thursday M: Political News I– As Democrats continue waging war on Mike Lindell’s cyber symposium in Sioux Falls, South Dakota- both cyber and even physical as in the case of Mr. Lindell himself- President Donald J. Trump says that the Democrats ‘MUST NOT be allowed to get away with the murder of Ashli Babbitt.  President Trump also said that the Dems’ $35 trillion budget bill is a ‘communist plot to destroy the United States.’  Elsewhere, Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says that the ‘Democrats’ spending will erode Americans’ freedoms and drive-up inflation.’  Meanwhile, Twitter suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s account for- shock of shocks- another week.  Rep. Greene as you all know represents the 14th congressional district in the Peach State. 
  86. 2021 Thursday N: Political News II– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says- get this- that he has ‘serious concerns’ about his fellow Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill.  (Note- we predict that he will vote for it anyway).  In other Democrat-related news, following the resignations or retirements of almost one-thousand Chicago police officers as well as the horrible murder of new mom and officer Ella French, Mayor Lori “Frog-Face” Lightfoot is requesting a sizable increase for the Windy City police officers.  Speaking of Democrats, soon-to-be-governor of the Empire State- Kathy Hochul- is doing everything she can to distance herself from outbound Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov.  Some say she may have had a hand in ALL the nursing home deaths of COVID-19 patients.
  87. 2021 Thursday O: Political News III– The National Republican Congressional Committee raised $7 million in the month of July.  Regarding the GOP, they managed to block the “For the People Act” from coming to a vote before everyone in Washington, D.C., flees the capital for August recess.  When they return, the Democrats will force it through to Joe Biden’s desk.  Speaking of the Democrats, House Blue Dogs begged Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, to hold a standalone vote on the ‘infrastructure bill’ but she said, “No dice.”  Meanwhile, a new poll says that a ‘majority of Democrats prefer socialism to capitalism.’  (Note- that is brainwashing for you.  We must reclaim our schools).    
  88. 2021 Thursday P: Political News IV– President Donald J. Trump endorsed former U.S. Navy Seal Derrick Van Orden to win the seat of retiring Rep. Ron Kind, D-WI 3rd congressional district.  Van Orden ran for the seat back in 2020 and lost it by 3-points.  We expect he will do much better with President Trump’s endorsement in 2022.  President Trump also says that the American people are turning off Fox News.  In other news, mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa, running to replace Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio, DS-NYC, said that CNN ‘must fire Governor Cuomo’s brother Chris.’  Amen.
  89. 2021 Thursday Q: Miscellaneous News I– A Georgia mother claims her kids’ elementary school district segregated them.  Thus, she is taking the fight to the Department of Education’s Civil Rights Division for resolution.  It is that flipping Criminal Race, uh, Critical Race Theory BS yet again.  Speaking of the DOE, Secretary Miguel Cardona backs forced vaccinations for ALL public schools’ staff members- NO exceptions.  Elsewhere, it appears that Jaime Spears, the leech-like father sucking daughter Britney dry, has relinquished his role as conservatorship.
  90. 2021 Thursday R: New York State News– New York State Rep. Colin Schmitt, R-NY 99th Assembly District, says that the ‘Cuomo impeachment probe must continue.’  Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-NY 1st congressional district, questions WHY Governor Cuomo is stick around for two weeks- is he destroying evidence? 
  91. 2021 Thursday S: Texas State News– The Lone Star State’s election security bill passed in the Texas State Senate.  Meanwhile, as various Democrat-controlled locales in the state attempt to stymie the NO MASK MANDATE order signed by Governor Greg Abbott, via the courts, he is taking the fight to the scoundrel Democrats.  Moreover, he is also telling mentally deficient Joe Biden to ‘let Texas produce our oil.’  Next- and this is a good one- the NAACP is urging the Department of Justice to launch a probe into the arrest warrants for the wayward Democrats still hiding out in Washington, D.C.  “Racist,” don’t you know to expect the elected politicians to do their frigging jobs.
  92. 2021 Thursday T: Weather News I– Democrats across the country are huddling in corners, wetting their undergarments because of sizzling summer weather in North America.  Many cities are declaring heat advisories.  Oh, heaven forbid.
  93. 2022 Friday: Yesterday, we witnessed one of the most nauseating spectacles ever: Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland laying out the groundwork for why he launched the raid on Mar-a-Lago.  What an embarrassment this man is to both the legal profession and the country.  I will say now that he will become the second U.S. AG to go to prison, in the footsteps of John N. Mitchell, the nation’s 67th U.S. attorney general.  I suspect there will be MORE members of the fraudulent Biden regime going to the federal slammer than there were members of the Nixon administration, starting at the very top and going down to various denizens of the Deep State.  I suspect the only one not going to the slammer will be poor Kamala, “California’s shame.”  That girl, my friends, is a blooming moron.   Let me know what you think- Chef Fritz Schlependrecht.[xviii]

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This artwork is #0920 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Solo.”  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.  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.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  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 stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, 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- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The Beach Boys next studio album came out on June 05, 2012: “That’s Why God Made the Radio.”  It’s been quite a while since the last studio album which is why the aging Beach Boys spent a lot of time in making this album with a reconfigured lineup: Brian Wilson (vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Bruce Johnston (vocals), Alan Jardine (vocals), and David Marks (guitars and vocals).  To perform the instruments, a humongous number of supporting musicians- including many of the touring band members- participated in the recording of the album.  Most critics enjoyed it, some even comparing it to “Sunflower” while several sourpuss losers panned it.  Say what you will about a band that’s been around for half-a-century, nothing is ever as it was but this is close enough.  Besides, this album hit No. 3 on the U.S. charts which was their highest placement in, uh, 38 years, so what more can be said?  Seek it out now and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] When we begin promoting the music of the Legends of Country Music such as Merle Haggard, Buck Owens, Conway Twitty, and others, we will also do the music of Tammy Wynette.  Please remain vigilant.

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

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

[iv] We celebrated the music of the amazing Little Feat beginning on Tuesday, 11-June-2013 through Monday, 15-July-2013.  One of the great unsung bands of all time, we hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your music collection.

[v] We hope to promote the music of the Outlaws when we begin promoting the music of country artists.  Please remain alert for the day we do as you will enjoy them.

[vi] 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)

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

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

[ix] 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)

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

[xi] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xvii] (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).

[xviii] Let me say this: regarding the FBI, if an FBI vehicle pulled up alongside me and asked for directions to West Central, I would say, “LAWYER.”  This is what AG Garland, and his politicization of the nation’s premier law enforcement organization earns him.  Won’t talk to any of them, you would be crazy to do so without an attorney present.  Looking for nuclear secrets at Mar-a-Lago, fucking please!  Chef Fritz Schlependrecht.

210. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022

1945 Sunday: After delivering the atomic bomb to U.S. Air Forces in the Pacific, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine and sunk somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. It would be days before the U.S. Navy even though they were missing and over the course of their time in the water, struggling sailors would be attacked by ravenous sharks around the clock. What a nightmare.

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210. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022:

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elizabeth Dole; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Thomas Corwin, George M. Humphrey, and Robert B. Andersen; Il Duce Benito Mussolini; “Help!” by the Beatles; Bob Dylan, the Byrds, the Grateful Dead featuring Jerry Garcia, Led Zeppelin, the Mamas & the Papas featuring Cass Elliott, Rush featuring Geddy Lee, R.E.O. Speedwagon featuring Neil Doughty, and Thin Lizzy featuring John Sykes:

  1. 1030 Thursday: The patron saint of Norway, King Olaf II, lost his life amid battle.
  2. 1099 Saturday: After 11 years and 139 days, the reign of the 159th Roman Catholic Pope Urban II ended.  He first became pontiff on March 12, 1088.
  3. 1588 Friday: The English attacked the vaunted Spanish Armada in the Battle of Gravelines, resulting in a British victory.  Not only did the British sink numerous ships, but they also scattered the rest into a major storm inflicting still more losses on the Spanish fleet.
  4. 1644 Friday: The reign of the 235th Roman Catholic Pope Urban VIII ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on August 06, 1623.  He would lead his global flock for slightly more than two decades, what a glorious journey it was.
  5. 1715 Monday: A major hurricane sinks 10 Spanish treasure-laden galleons off the coast of Florida.
  6. 1754 Monday: The first international boxing match occurred on this date.  Englishman John Slack won the 25-minute bout when he knocked out Frenchman Jean Petit.
  7. 1773 Thursday: The citizens of Schoenbrunn, Ohio, built the first schoolhouse located west of the Allegheny Mountains on this date.
  8. 1786 Saturday: The Pittsburgh Gazette becomes the first newspaper west of the Alleghenies to hit publication.  The owners of the paper later changed the name to “The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.”
  9. 1794 Tuesday: Future 20th U.S. Treasury Secretary Thomas Corwin is born.  A future Whig and then a Republican, he would serve under Presidents Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce from July 23, 1850, to March 06, 1853.
  10. 1858 Thursday: A major treaty granting trade and inhabitation to Americans anywhere within their country, the representatives of Japan and the United States sign on this date.
  11. 1874 Wednesday: Major Walton Copton Winfield received a U.S. patent for his lawn tennis court on this date.
  12. 1883 Sunday: In Predappio, Italy, future Fascist dictator of Italy, Il Duce Benito Mussolini, is born.
  13. 1890 Tuesday: Artist Vincent Van Gogh, 37, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Avers-sur-Oise, France.
  14. 1900 Sunday: An anarchist assassinates Italian King Humbert I on this date; his son, Victor Emanuel III succeeded him.
  15. 1914 Wednesday: The first transcontinental telephone service undergoes inauguration when two people hold a conversation between New York and San Francisco.  Elsewhere, Massachusetts’ Cape Cod Canal, offering a shortcut across the base of the peninsula, officially opened to shipping traffic on this date.
  16. 1921 Friday: Adolf Hitler became the leader or ‘Fuhrer’ of the National Socialist German Workers Party on this date.
  17. 1936 Wednesday: In Salisbury, North Carolina, future 8th U.S. Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole is born.  A future Republican, she would serve under President Ronald Reagan from February 07, 1983, to September 30, 1987.  After that, she would become the 20th U.S. Secretary of Labor serving under President George H.W. Bush from January 25, 1989, to November 23, 1990.  Following that, she would become U.S. Senator from North Carolina and in that capacity would serve from January 03, 2003, to January 03, 2009.
  18. 1940 Monday: John Sigmund of St. Louis completed a 292-mile swim down the Mississippi River on this date.  The swim from St. Louis to Caruthersville, Missouri, took him 89 hours and 48 minutes.
  19. 1944 Saturday: During World War II, the Allied Air Forces bomb Nazi Germany for six straight hours, causing numerous deaths and horrendous damage.
  20. 1945 Sunday: After delivering the atomic bomb to U.S.  Air Forces in the Pacific, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine and sunk somewhere in the Pacific Ocean.  It would be days before the U.S. Navy even though they were missing and over the course of their time in the water, struggling sailors would be attacked by ravenous sharks around the clock.  What a nightmare.
  21. 1946 Monday: In Evansville, Indiana, future keyboardist Neil Doughty with the rock band, R.E.O. Speedwagon is born.  He would perform with the band from 1967 onward.
  22. 1948 Thursday: Britain’s King George VI opened the Olympic Games in London.
  23. 1949 Friday: BBC Radio in Great Britain begins broadcasting.
  24. 1950 Saturday: Pee Wee Reese hits the 3,000th Dodgers home run.  Meanwhile, Walt Disney’s adaptation of “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson hit movie theaters on this date.
  25. 1953 Wednesday: In North York, Ontario, Canada, future member of Rush- Geddy Lee (bass- keyboards- vocals)- is born.
  26. 1957 Monday: The United Nations forms the International Atomic Energy Agency on this date.  Meanwhile, heavyweight boxer Floyd Patterson scores a TKO in the 10th round over Tommy “Hurricane” Jackson to retain the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  The win put Patterson’s record to 32-1.  Finally, Jack Paar begins hosting the “Tonight” show on NBC.
  27. 1957 Monday A: The 55th U.S. Treasury Secretary George M. Humphrey left office on this date and his replacement, the 56th U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert B. Andersen assumes office.  Humphrey- a Republican- served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, until today.  As for Secretary Andersen, a Republican, too, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today until January 20, 1961.
  28. 1958 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, creating NASA.  This would put the United States on the path to becoming the first nation to land men on the Moon and to then return them safely to Earth.
  29. 1959 Wednesday: Future member of the Irish-Anglo-American hard rock band, Thin Lizzy[i], John Sykes (guitars 1982-1983), is born in Reading, Berkshire, UK, on this date.
  30. 1965 Friday: The Beatles[ii] movie, “Help!” premieres in London with Queen Elizabeth in attendance.
  31. 1966 Saturday: Near Woodstock, New York, folk singer Bob Dylan[iii] suffers major injuries in a motorcycle accident.
  32. 1967 Sunday: An accidental rocket launch aboard the supercarrier USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin resulted in a fire and explosions that killed 134 service personnel.  Among the survivors was future Arizona senator John McCain, a U.S. Navy lieutenant-commander who narrowly escaped with his life.  
  33. 1968 Monday: Due to the apartheid policies of South Africa, Gram Parsons refuses to accompany the Byrds[iv] on tour to that country leaving the band as a three-piece of Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman, and Michael Clarke.  Meanwhile, the 262nd Roman Catholic Pope Paul VI reaffirms the Roman Catholic Church’s stance against artificial methods of birth control.
  34. 1973 Sunday: $180,000 in Led Zeppelin[v] concert receipts disappear from the vault of the New York Hilton Hotel.
  35. 1974 Monday: In Mayfair, London, England, “Mama” Cass Elliott—formerly of the Mamas and the Papas[vi]—died from heart failure on this date and not from choking on a ham sandwich as Hollywood trash reporters widely publicized; she was 32 years old.
  36. 1975 Tuesday: President Gerald R. Ford becomes the first U.S. President to visit the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz located in Poland.  Meanwhile, the Organization of American States (OAS) votes to lift sanctions against Cuba.  The U.S. government welcomed the action and announced its intention to open serious discussions with the communist nation on normalization of relations between the two nations.
  37. 1980 Tuesday: A state funeral took place in Cairo for the deposed Shah of Iran, who had died two days earlier at age 60.
  38. 1981 Wednesday: Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and divorced in 1996 after proof of Charles’ infidelity became known around the world.  Elsewhere, at the Civic Center in Saginaw, Michigan, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers, aka the Black Destroyer, improves his pro record to 62-10-1 with a KO at the 1:35-minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round bout over opponent, Harold Mims.
  39. 1983 Friday: Los Angeles Dodger Steve Garvey ends his streak of 1,207 consecutive games.
  40. 1987 Wednesday: Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream agrees on the new flavor of “Cherry-Garcia” with the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia[vii].
  41. 1988 Friday: The last Playboy Club in the United States closes in Lansing, Michigan.
  42. 1993 Thursday: The Israeli Supreme Court acquitted retired Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk of being Nazi death camp guard “Ivan the Terrible.”  The court tossed his death sentence and set him free. 
  43. 1994 Friday: Abortion opponent Paul Hill shot and killed Dr. John Bayard Britton and his bodyguard, James H. Barrett, outside the Ladies Center clinic in south Florida.  Hill met his end at the hands of the executioner in September 2003.
  44. 1997 Tuesday: Forty years after mercury-contaminated food fish caused deaths and birth defects, Japan declared Minamata Bay free of the substance.  Elsewhere, members of Congress from both parties embraced compromise legislation designed to balance the budget while cutting taxes.   Meanwhile, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, heavyweight former champion Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, puts his pro-record to 66-6 with a 10-round, split decision win over his opponent, Maurice “Mo Bettah” Harris.  The loss put up-and-coming Harris’ record to 9-9-2.
  45. 1998 Wednesday: The United Auto Workers union ended a 54-day strike against General Motors.  The result of the strike is that GM lost $2.8 billion in revenue.
  46. 2004 Thursday: Incredibly fatuous Senator John F. Kerry, D-Massachusetts, accepted the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination at the party’s Boston convention with a military salute and the declaration, “I’m John Kerry and I’m reporting for duty.”  It is good to note that he skated through a short-lived military career in the Brown Water Navy during the Vietnam War and then came home and became the biggest anti-war protester going so far as to throw the medals of someone else over the fence surrounding the White House.
  47. 2005 Friday: Astronomers announced the discovery of a planetary body larger than Pluto in orbit around the sun; the dwarf planet initially nicknamed Xena received the official designation Eris.  
  48. 2006 Saturday: The U.S. command announced it was sending 3,700 troops to Baghdad to try to quell sectarian violence sweeping the Iraqi capital.
  49. 2008 Tuesday: The federal government indicted Alaska Senator Ted Stevens on seven felony counts of concealing more than a quarter million dollars in house renovations and gifts from a powerful oil contractor.  However, after being railroaded out of office, a jury later found the long-time Republican guilty of lying on financial disclosure forms, but a judge subsequently dismissed the case saying prosecutors had withheld evidence. 
  50. 2011 Friday: The U.S. House of Representatives votes to once again, increase the debt ceiling; however, the U.S. Senate rejects it outright.
  51. 2013 Monday: Signs of deteriorating economic security are suggested by an Associated Press survey stating that four out of five adults living in the United States struggle with joblessness, near-poverty, or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives.  Meanwhile, in Cannes, France, the largest jewelry heist in recent memory takes place at the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel’s diamond show with thieves making off with 103 million Euros worth of precious gems and metals.  Elsewhere, 44 people at least die and hundreds more are injured as ISIS carries out a wave of car bombings across the country.  In Dera Ismal Khan, Pakistan, the Taliban conducts a prison break freeing at least 300 resolute jihadis who flee to the hills.  ELIMINATE THEM!
  52. 2014 Tuesday: In Sierra Leone during the Ebola virus crisis, Dr. Sheik Umar Khan succumbs to the disease himself, the principal physician battling against it.  Meanwhile, in Palestinian-controlled Gaza Strip, the authorities claim that 100 of their citizens were killed in Israeli airstrikes.  IF Palestinians were killed, it’s because they were acting the fool- like usual.  In the wake of this, France announces it will send 8-million euros in aid to the Gaza.  Good for them, virtue-signaling is always good.
  53. 2015 Wednesday: In the Indian Ocean off the coast of France’s Reunion Island, searchers find debris from a Boeing 777, which officials believe to be from the missing Malaysia Air Lines Flight 370.  The plane disappeared over a year ago.
  54. 2016 Friday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Rodham Clinton becomes the first woman to accept the presidential nomination of a major political party.  Needless to say, her fellow Democrats fall into a celebratory swoon and sex workers around the city see the numbers of their patrons spike.  Virginia Senator Tim Kaine becomes her running mate.  What a pair of losers.
  55. 2017 Saturday: U.S. and South Korean forces conducted joint live-fire exercises in response to North Korea’s second launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile; experts said the North Korean launch showed that a substantial portion of the United States was now within the range of Kim Jong Un’s arsenal of missiles. 
  56. 2018 Sunday: Students in Dhaka, Bangladesh, launch protests around the nation demanding safer roadways.  In a country as poor as this one, they are incapable of doing the necessary infrastructure work to make their nation safe.
  57. 2019 Monday: In the state of Para in Brazil, a gang war between two rival gangs explodes at the Altamira Prison what with 58 slain, including 16 beheaded among that horrifying number.  Eventually, prison guards retake the prison but the violence is absolutely horrendous.
  58. 2020 Wednesday: In the Lone Star State, President Donald J. Trump signed some executive orders allowing for the building of pipelines and accompanying infrastructure.  Meanwhile, the House Judiciary Committee grilled the CEOs of Google (a POS), Facebook, Apple, and Amazon.com over unfair practices when it comes to promoting all-things liberal and trashing all-things conservative.  We can attest to Google destroying our two blogs all because Sundar Pichai is little more than a piece of frothy scum floating atop an exposed septic tank.  Get them, Republicans, get this scum…  Finally, speculation abounds as people continue pondering whether “Pro-China Joe” Biden will choose Sen. Kamala Harris (please, take her, get her the hell out of California), former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, or California Rep. Karen Bass.  We shall see.  Our money’s on Elizabeth Warren, a ‘true woman of color’ (LOL!).
  59. 2020 Wednesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 16,845,602 confirmed cases, UP by 240,535 cases, 662,577 confirmed deaths, UP by 5,240 deaths, and 9,836,182 confirmed recoveries, UP by 191,795 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,491,773 confirmed cases, UP by 65,492 new cases, 152,624 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,250 new deaths, and 2,204,332 confirmed recoveries, UP by 53,113 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).   
  60. 2020 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 475,503 confirmed cases, 8,715 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,865 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,215 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 54,205 confirmed cases, 1,548 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, New Jersey: 180,776 confirmed number of cases, 15,798 confirmed number of deaths, and like other Blue States, NO number of confirmed recoveries.  What’s up, Governor “Slimy Phil” Murphy?  Acting like your typical Blue State governor and concealing the truth?  Nothing to say.  Let gym owners out of jail.     
  61. 2020 Wednesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,539.57, UP 160.29 points (0.61%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,542.94, UP 140.85 points (1.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,258.44, UP 40.00 points (1.24%).  The price of GOLD is $1,961.60 per troy oz., +8.20 (+0.42%) while the price of SILVER is $24.36 per troy ounce, +0.034 (+0.14%).  The price of PLATINUM is $957.90 per troy oz, -0.60 (-0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $2.93 per pound, +0.0105 (+0.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.29 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.05%).
  62.  2021 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 197,305,802 confirmed cases, +654,055, 4,213,045 confirmed deaths, +10,234 and 178,488,441 confirmed recoveries, +408,477.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,577,109 confirmed cases, UP 109,172 from yesterday’s reporting, 628,468 confirmed deaths, UP 412, [viii] and 29,625,197 confirmed recoveries, UP 26,442.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]  
  63. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 310,026 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 94,052 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,942,042 confirmed cases, 64,331 confirmed deaths, and 2,095,763 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,597,290 confirmed cases, 38,896 confirmed deaths, and 2,286,662 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,303 confirmed cases, 534 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 473,868 confirmed cases, 6,162 confirmed deaths, and 230,426 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Massachusetts: they have 718,849 confirmed cases, 18,079 confirmed deaths, and 698,529 confirmed recoveries. [x]    
  65. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 869,063 confirmed cases, 6,466 confirmed deaths, and 847,076 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Equatorial Guinea, 163rd country on the list: 8,880 cases of the virus, 123 confirmed deaths and 8,637 confirmed recoveries. [xi]     
  66. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,084.53, UP 153.60 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,778.26, UP 15.68 points (+0.11%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,419.15, UP 18.51 points (+0.42%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.21 per barrel, -0.44 (-0.60%).  The price of GOLD is $1,827.50 per troy oz., -3.70 (-0.20%) while the price of SILVER is $25.63 per troy ounce, -0.16 (-0.61%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,052.10 per troy oz, -15.70 (-1.42%) while the price of COPPER is $4.50 per pound, -0.02 (-0.53%). [xii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,656.18 per troy oz, +10.19 (+0.39%). [xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $752,500.00 per CNY/T, +32,500.00 (+4.52%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,595.50 per USD/T, +42.00 (+1.64%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Guyana Dollar, one greenback equals 207.14 and in Haitian Gourde, a buck equals 94.16 and in Honduran Lempira, one dollar equals 23.68 of theirs. [xv]       
  67. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.346 per gallon, $2.979 in Florida, $4.089 in Hawaii, and $3.842 in Washington state. [xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Indiana: $3.114.  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- Philippines: $4.590 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,579,970,824,046 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Israel, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Poland with $51 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 128 for the gibbering jackal of a ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka Willie Brown’s Mattress, aka the screeching jabberwocky of the rain forest, aka the howling midnight marsupial to be in charge of the southern border and to have done little to nothing about it.  It’s also her 34th day since her one and only visit to the border and to have done nothing about it but wait- she released an 18-page report today.  The report does nothing about re-igniting the border wall construction, it does nothing to stop the tidal wave of illegal aliens into the country, nor does it do anything about rounding up this human fecal matter and deporting it out of the country.  No, it will TRY to address the same issues in the Northern Triangle that every administration since the late 1980s tried to address and ONLY- we repeat- ONLY President Donald J. Trump fixed.   Get Trump back into the White House.  NOW.
  69. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Here are the numbers for the illegal alien invasion as of today as presented by One America News, an extremely brave and informative network.  First, here is the cost this day of caring for all these illegal aliens: $519,267,008.  Second, here is the cost this year of caring for the illegal aliens in custody: $229,560,434,688.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal alien invaders who have flooded into the United States just this year: 2,352,810.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegal aliens currently residing in the U.S. sucking away at the teats of the American taxpayers: 36,352,808.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Note- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has said since the blog’s first inception on July 29, 2009- twelve long years ago today- that the numbers of illegal aliens back then was around 35-50 million whereas now- we believe they are closer to 75-100 million illegals, people that need to be scooped up and deported ASAP.  Newsmax reports that more countries are sending illegals to the United States.  As if we didn’t have enough.
  70. : COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Today we learn that 12 members and/or staff of the Major League Baseball team the Washington Nationals have tested positive for the ‘VID, only one of whom was unvaccinated.  And the health authorities claim that breakthrough cases are RARE.  It sounds more likely to us that once one gets vaccinated for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu; one becomes much more susceptible to this Chi-Com shit than if they haven’t had the vaccine.  Until we learn more, they can talk about VACCINE MANDATES all they want but folks, people are not going to continue taking this crap sitting down.
  71. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– The Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said today that ‘COVID-19 vaccine passports could be the way forward.’  Back at ya, Rep. Daniel Perez, R-FL 116th congressional district, says that ‘choice, not mandates, a priority in combatting the Chi-Vi.’  Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has instructed her personal ‘Pelosi Police—her form of the Joestapo- to arrest visitors and staff who refuse to wear masks on the House side of the Congress.  Wow.  Rep. Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd congressional district, labeled Pelosi’s mask mandate ‘tyrannical.’  Amen.
  72. : Health and Medical Alerts– The Centers for Disease Control says that Americans should wear masks in 70-percent of America’s counties.  Elsewhere, on Fox News Channel this evening with Judge Janine Pirro filling in for Sean Hannity, it was reported that TWO whistleblowers at Ft. Bliss in Texas were ordered by their higher-ups to cover up the horrendous numbers of COVID-19 infections running amok through the concentration camps holding the little illegal alien brats.  The Joestapo gave orders NOT to share true numbers with the media even as healthcare workers and CBP officials and others providing care to the illegal alien invaders were taking the pandemic out of the holding pens and to their homes where they were infecting their families.  Time to lay in minefields and other anti-personnel traps along the entire southern border.  NOW.  Build the wall, deport them all, and put the Bidenistas- including the head guy and his saggy-skinned wife- and their supporters into federal prisons.
  73. 2021 Thursday K: Joe Biden News I– Republican senators sent drooling Joe Biden a letter today demanding he not host POS Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, a known terrorist, at the White House.  (Note- Joe most likely will).  Speaking of slobbering Joe, a new poll says that his support has plummeted to 46-percent among voters and Rasmussen says that 59-percent of American voters blame the senile old fogey for rising inflation.  (Note- we think old Joe is going to end up like Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu did following the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe). 
  74. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden Regime News I– Following the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, the Federal Bureau of Investigation descended upon some businesses in Florida today seeking God knows what.  Meanwhile, landlords across the country are suing the Biden regime over its extension of the highly unfair evictions moratorium rules regarding COVID-19.   Stumbling old Joe asked Congress today to extend the dubious moratorium that is set to expire this week.  Finally, Democrats are delirious today as first-time jobless claims last week fell to 400,000.  Woo-oo!
  75. : Political News I– Well-known, racist Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, DS-RI, still won’t slam the ALL-WHITE restricted beach club of which he is a member, even when Black Lives Matter trash threaten him with violence.  What is it about these frigging Democrats that they do all kinds of racist, bigoted stuff and most of the time there is no price they have to pay for their prejudice?  If Whitehouse were a Republican, he would already be out of the U.S. Senate and on the way back to his, uh, private ALL-WHITE beach club to spend the remainder of his days.
  76. 2021 Thursday N: Political News II– Senator Kyrsten Sinema, DS-AZ, under assault by the likes of Sandy “The Fly” Cortez, aka AOC, and her fellow squad members, says she ‘won’t support the reconciliation bill being pushed by the loony tunes Democratic-Socialists.’  Amen!  Speaking of left-wing lunatics, Senator Bernie Sanders former political PAC- Our Revolution- a communist far, far, far-left group- is rebranding into ‘Pragmatic Progressives’ because it’s clear the old warhorse from Vermont won’t be running for president again.  What fun!
  77. 2021 Thursday O: Political News III– Washington, D.C. Police Department is going to hire 170 new law enforcement officers.  Meanwhile, Rep. Fred Keller, R-PA 12th congressional district, told Newsmax today that Joe Biden’s actions don’t jibe with his words on ‘buying American.’   In other news, Trump supporters raised $7.5 million for the Arizona 2020 Election Audit.  Speaking of Arizona, the third recount has been completed and the ballots will be heading back to their storage site.  (Speaking of election integrity, Joe Biden’s DOJ is launching a task force to investigate threats against (Democratic) election officials).  Next, conservatives want to see RINO hacks Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger booted from the Republican ranks.  (Note- they’re Democrats- Leader McCarthy, send them packing!)
  78. 2021 Thursday P: Miscellaneous News I– Apparently an entity known as “Jetpack Man” is back buzzing Los Angeles International Airport, aka LAX.  Seems like it might be time to shoot this bastard down before he causes a horrendous collision between airliners or with an airliner.  Meanwhile, Rep. Scott Perry, R-PA 10th congressional district, is encouraging his fellow Americans NOT to buy NBA or other sports apparel manufactured by Chi-Com slave labor in Xinjiang Province where the concentration camps are.
  79. 2021 Thursday Q: Observation of the Day– Joe Biden is rapidly becoming to the U.S. what Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom is to California: a LOSER.  Joe is unifying people of all political parties against him with wide open borders, constant insults and anger, and failed policies just as Governor Newsom has people from the far left to the far right uniting together to get him the f**k out of office.  Instead of trying to do something to help the people he was elected to govern, neither Joe nor “Nazi” Newsom can get out of their own way.  This is WHY both of them want to bring illegal aliens to every part of the state or country so they can spread COVID-19 and perhaps allow them to steal the recall election in the Golden State and the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.  We think neither one can save himself and we cannot wait until Recall Election Day in September to boot Newsom out of office and into the nearest dumpster.
  80. 2022 Friday: This past Tuesday, President Donald J. Trump gave a barnburner of a speech in Washington, D.C.  Unlike his rally appearances, this speech hammered away at the Biden regime and the Democrats point by stellar point by stellar point.  IF I were the Dems- and their RINO sycophants- I would be afraid, deathly afraid.  The second time around is going to be far different than the first was, and I would liken President Trump’s second time around as being close to British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.  Churchill save the Brits from the Nazis, the Fascists, and the Imperial Japanese and their allies, whereas I believe President Trump will save us from the communist scum living amongst us and from the Chi-Coms, the Russians, and their lesser allies.  Remarkable things are coming over the horizon, which is why this November, we must send the Democrats packing along with their scumbag RINO allies.  Please, let me know what you think- Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

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This artwork is #0906 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Sky.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  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.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  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 stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, 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- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The Beach Boys released a jam-packed 3-CD set: “Sounds of Summer: The Very Best of the Beach Boys” on June 10, 2003.  This set has approximately 80 tunes on it, big hits, not-so-big-hits, B-sides, unreleased, and archival tunes all lovingly compiled by Capitol Records with all sorts of additions with which to sweeten the pot- plus a DVD.    IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much delicious fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We look forward to promoting the music of Thin Lizzy when we promote the music of U2, sometime within the next 4-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when we do.

[ii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The album, “Help!” appeared on Tuesday, 15-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[iii] Not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Bob Dylan but one day, we sure heck we do.  Stay tuned.

[iv] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Sadly, we were shortsighted at the time that we did not present the various members’ solo projects but one day, we hope to rectify that error.

[v] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.

[vi] At some point, we will do the music of the Mamas and the Papas the same time we do the music of Sonny & Cher.  We hope you will continue awaiting that celebrated day.

[vii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

173. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2022

1978 Thursday: The neo-Nazis call off their march through Skokie, Illinois. For weeks leading up to their planned march through a Jewish neighborhood filled with Holocaust survivors, there was major uproar across the nation and the world. Even the ACLU defended the Nazis planned march through Skokie. They finally called it off when the threat of anti-Nazi violence became so intense, they decided it wasn’t worth the trouble.

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173. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, 2022:

Happy Birthday, Senators Dianne Feinstein, and Elizabeth Warren

U.S. Attorney General John Macpherson Berrien; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Benjamin Bristow; U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Elizabeth Warren; .38 Special featuring Larry Junstrom, Crazy Horse featuring Ralph Molina, INXS featuring Garry Gary Beers, John Lennon, the Nazz and Utopia featuring Todd Rundgren, and the Turtles featuring Howard Kaylen:

  1. 816 Wednesday: The reign of the 97th Roman Catholic Pope Stephen IV begins on this date.  He would serve as the Vicar of Christ from today until January 24, 817.
  2. 1276 Monday: The reign of the 185th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent V ends today.  He first became the shepherd of all Christendom on January 21, 1276.
  3. 1533 Thursday: Ferdinand of Austria and Sultan Suleiman I sign a peace treaty.
  4. 1559 Monday: Crazed mobs, stirred up by anti-Semitism, loot and burn the Jewish quarter of the Czech city of Prague, causing many deaths.
  5. 1611 Wednesday: English explorer Henry Hudson, his son, and several other people were set adrift in present-day Hudson Bay by mutineers aboard the Discovery; their fate remains unknown.
  6. 1633 Wednesday: The Holy Office in Rome forces Galileo to recant his view that the sun, not the Earth, is the center of the universe.
  7. 1691 Friday: The reign of the 20th Ottoman Turkish Sultan (and Caliph of all Sunni Islam) Suleiman II ends on this date.  He first became protector of the faithful on November 08, 1687.  His successor- Sultan Ahmed II- began today and continued until February 06, 1695.
  8. 1740 Wednesday: King Frederick II of Prussia abolishes torture and guarantees freedom of expression and of the press.
  9. 1772 Monday: England abolishes slavery.
  10. 1807 Monday: British seamen boarded the USS Chesapeake on this date, an event that would lead to the War of 1812. 
  11. 1812 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte’s Grand Army enters Russia intent on taking Moscow.
  12. 1815 Thursday: Following Waterloo, Napoleon abdicates for the second time.
  13. 1831 Wednesday: The 10th U.S. Attorney General John Macpherson Berrien left office on this date.  A Democrat and then a Whig, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 09, 1829, until today.
  14. 1868 Monday: The Union readmitted Arkansas as a state.
  15. 1870 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress created the United States Department of Justice on this date.
  16. 1896 Monday: The 30th U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Bristow died in New York City, N.Y., at age 64.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from June 04, 1874, to June 20,1876.
  17. 1898 Wednesday: In the Spanish-American War, United States Marines begin landing in Cuba at Guantanamo Bay.  From there, they would begin the advance through the jungles of the eastern portion of the island towards the capital city of Santiago, defended by Spanish soldiers and their German military advisers.  
  18. 1909 Tuesday: The first transcontinental auto race ended in Seattle, Washington.
  19. 1911 Thursday: Britain’s King George V was crowned in Westminster Abbey.
  20. 1933 Thursday: When Adolf Hitler banned the participation of political parties, other than the Nazis, Germany became a one-party nation.   Meanwhile, future U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is born in San Francisco, California, on this date.  A lifelong Democrat, she would enter the U.S. Senate, representing California, on November 04, 1992, and remains there to this day.
  21. 1937 Tuesday: Joe Louis began his reign as world heavyweight champion by knocking out Gentleman Jim Braddock in the eighth round of their fight in Chicago.   The famed “Brown Bomber’s” pro record went to 32-1 and the victory gave him the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  As for Braddock, his record went to 51-26-7-3.  One more professional bout and he would retire from the sport.
  22. 1938 Wednesday: At the 2:04 minute mark in the first round of their scheduled 15-round championship rematch at Yankee Stadium Joe Louis knocked out Max Schmeling.  In so doing, the “Brown Bomber” put his pro record to 36-1 and retained the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.   As for the German heavyweight, his record went to 52-8-4.  His loss disappointed the German Fuhrer and the master race back home while Americans celebrated the victory.  
  23. 1939 Thursday: The first U.S. water-skis tournament took place at Jones Beach on Long Island, NY.
  24. 1940 Saturday: During World War II, Adolf Hitler gained a stunning victory as it forced France to sign an armistice after German forces overran Paris eight days earlier.   The French put their faith in their supposedly defensible Maginot line, never suspecting that German military leadership would invade their country not from the east but from the north through the supposedly impenetrable Ardennes Forest.  Once the German panzers broke through with air support and fast-moving artillery units, the French were in almost a constant state of retreat while their British allies fought their way to the coast and evacuation.
  25. 1941 Sunday: Germany, Italy, and Romania declare war on the Soviet Union.  During the initial invasion, Germany overruns the Baltic States leading to Estonians uprising against their Soviet overlords.  Due to Russian unpreparedness, the Axis troops drive deep into Russian territory, destroying massive quantities of military equipment on the ground and encircling vast numbers of Soviet troops.
  26. 1942 Monday: During World War II, a Japanese submarine enters the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon and shelled Fort Stevens.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Congress formally adopts the Pledge of Allegiance.
  27. 1943 Tuesday: Federal troops put down a race riot in Detroit that claimed more than 30 lives.  Elsewhere, future drummer with Crazy Horse[i]—Ralph Molina—is born on this date in Puerto Rico.  
  28. 1944 Thursday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Serviceman’s Readjustment Act of 1944, more popularly known as the “GI Bill of Rights.”
  29. 1945 Friday: With the remnants of Imperial Japanese troops either surrendering or choosing suicide, organized resistance on Okinawa ends in a U.S. victory after a brutal 81-day struggle.  The victory would allow Allied air forces closer proximity to Japan to bomb the country around the clock.
  30. 1947 Sunday: Howard Kaylen, future vocalist of the Turtles[ii] and a solo artist, is born in New York City on this date.   He would be a driving force behind this surf-rock-pop-light psychedelic pop band and would also play with the Mothers.
  31. 1948 Tuesday: Todd Rundgren[iii], future multi-instrumentalist/vocalist with the Nazz, Utopia, and with other bands and a solo artist, is born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, on this date.
  32. 1949 Wednesday: Future longtime bassist with the Southern rock band, .38-Special[iv]– Larry Junstrom- is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on this date.   Meanwhile, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, future Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is born.  Claiming to be a ‘Native American’ throughout the course of her adult life, she used this lie to attain almost everything she has ever sought: teaching jobs, political offices, and legal firms.  She entered the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2013, representing Massachusetts, and remains there to this day.  She also sought the 2020 presidential nomination of her party but flopped out, unable to even win her own state.
  33.  1957 Saturday: In Australia, future bassist/keyboardist/backing vocalist with the Down-Under rock band, INXS[v]—Garry Gary Beers—is born on this date in Sydney, Australia.
  34. 1959 Monday: The Swedish film, “Wild Strawberries,” written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, opened in New York.  Meanwhile, in a bowl tournament in Miami, Florida, bowling whiz Eddie Lubanski rolled 24 consecutive strikes, a fantastic accomplishment.  
  35. 1962 Friday: Air France Flight 117, a Boeing 707, crashed while on approach to Guadeloupe, killing all 113 people aboard.
  36. 1964 Monday: In a pair of rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that the Henry Miller novel, “Tropic of Cancer,” and the French film, “The Lovers,” were not obscene.
  37. 1969 Sunday: The Cuyahoga River catches fire in Cleveland, drawing national attention to water pollution, and spurring the passing of the Clean Water Act and the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency.  Elsewhere, singer-actress Judy Garland died in London at age 47.  
  38. 1969 Sunday A: The final day of the Newport Pop Festival occurs today.  The lineup of performers features Booker T. & the MGs, the Chambers Brothers, the Flock, the Grass Roots, Johnny Winter, Marvin Gaye, Mother Earth, Jimi Hendrix jam with Buddy Miles, Eric Burdon and Mother Earth, Poco, the Byrds, the Rascals, and Three Dog Night.
  39. 1970 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon signed an extension of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that lowered the minimum voting age to 18.
  40. 1977 Wednesday: John N. Mitchell became the first former U.S. Attorney General to go to prison as he began serving a sentence for his role in the Watergate cover-up; he was released 19 months later.
  41. 1978 Thursday: The neo-Nazis call off their march through Skokie, Illinois.  For weeks leading up to their planned march through a Jewish neighborhood filled with Holocaust survivors, there was major uproar across the nation and the world.  Even the ACLU defended the Nazis planned march through Skokie.  They finally called it off when the threat of anti-Nazi violence became so intense, they decided it wasn’t worth the trouble.  
  42. 1979 Friday: WBC heavyweight champion Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, lands a TKO over Michael “Hercules” Weaver at the 44-second mark in the 12th round of their scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship fight.  Holmes put his record to 31-0 while Weaver’s loss put him to 19-9.
  43. 1981 Monday: Nut case Mark David Chapman pleaded guilty to murdering rock star John Lennon[vi] on this date.   The scumbag asked for the former Beatles’ icon autograph and then shot him.  Give the loser the chair.
  44. 1982 Tuesday: On this date, heavyweight contender Earnie Shavers improved his record to 68-11-1 with a KO in the fifth round over Billy Joe Thomas in Houston, Texas.
  45. 1984 Friday: The British airline, Virgin Atlantic, began operations.
  46. 1988 Wednesday: Gay rights activist Leonard Matlovich discharged from the U.S. Air Force because of his homosexuality died at the age of 44.   Good.
  47. 1990 Friday: With the crumbling of the Soviet Union, U.S. troops in Berlin begin the dismantling of Checkpoint Charlie at the division between Soviet and U.S. controlled sectors of occupied Germany.
  48. 1992 Monday: In R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that “hate crime” laws that banned cross-burning and similar expressions of racial bias violated free speech rights.
  49. 1993 Tuesday: Former first lady Pat Nixon died in Park Ridge, New Jersey, at age 81.
  50. 1994 Wednesday: In the 48th NBA Finals, the Houston Rockets beat the New York Knicks 4 games to 3.
  51. 1996 Saturday: Michael “Double M” Moorer beats Axel Schultz in a 12-round split decision to win the vacant IBF heavyweight boxing title and to put his record to 37-1.  As for the German heavyweight, his record went to 21-3-1-1.
  52. 2003 Sunday: Iraq reentered the world oil market as its first shipment of crude since the U.S.-led invasion, but sabotage and looting along its largest oil pipeline delayed the flow of freshly pumped oil.  
  53. 2004 Tuesday: Islamic militants beheaded Kim Sun-IL, a South Korean hostage who pleaded for his life in a heart-wrenching videotape; he was the third foreign hostage decapitated in the Middle East in little over a month.  Meanwhile, Mexican newspaper editor Francisco Ortiz Franco was shot to death by masked gunmen in Tijuana, Mexico.
  54. 2008 Sunday: In Santa Monica, California, acerbic standup comedian and satirist, George Carlin, died at age 71.  Had he survived another 12 years or so, the sniveling little Wokies would have been howling for his head as he called things the way he saw them.
  55. 2009 Monday: Kodak announces that it is going to discontinue sales of the Kodachrome Color Film, concluding its 74-year run as an icon of photography.  Elsewhere, nine people were killed when a Washington, D.C., commuter train crashed into the rear of another during afternoon rush hour.  President Barack Obama[vii] signed the nation’s toughest anti-smoking law, aiming to keep thousands of teens from getting hooked. 
  56. 2011 Wednesday: After 16 years on the run, the feds finally catch up with notorious Boston crime boss and murderer, Whitey Bulger, by luring him down to his storage locker at his Santa Monica, California, apartment complex. 
  57. 2012 Friday: The Philippines lend $1 billion to the International Monetary Fund.  Meanwhile in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, a jury found former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky guilty of 45 counts of sexually assaulting 10 boys over 15 years.  However, Mr. Sandusky is appealing a 30- to 60-year state prison sentence.   Meanwhile, in Baghdad, jihadists set off two bombs in two marketplaces killing at least 14 and wounding another 106.
  58. 2013 Saturday: UNESCO officially names Mt. Fuji in Japan a World Heritage Site.  Good.  When are you going to name Oildale, California, a World Heritage Site?
  59. 2014 Sunday:   The Phu Ancient Cities in Myanmar and the Shahr-i-Sokhta (Burnt City) in Iran have been named World Heritage Sites; the Myanmar cities were active from 200 B.C. to 900 A.D.; the Iranian city was active primarily from 3200 B.C. to about 1800 B.C.  Elsewhere, President Barack Obama, in a recorded interview aired on CBS’ “Face the Nation,” said that al-Qaida-inspired militants who had violently seized territory in Iraq could grow to power and destabilize other countries in the region.  What did he do about it?  Not a flipping thing.
  60. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, Nikki Haley, governor of South Carolina, supports removal of the Confederate flag from state grounds; however, the state legislature must first overturn a law requiring the flag to be flown at the Confederate Soldier Monument.
  61. 2016 Wednesday: Wanting to become the first major sports franchise in Las Vegas (soccer doesn’t count), National Hockey League owners unanimously agree for the expansion team the Las Vegas Golden Nights to begin play in the 2017-18 season.  Congratulations.
  62. 2017 Thursday: In an interview with Newsweek, Prince Harry claims that ‘no one in the British royal family wants to be king or queen.’  Okay.  In 2020, his new wife, Meghan Markle would lead him away from the family and into a life of anonymity in Canada.
  63. 2018 Friday: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant; the co-owner said the move came at the request of homosexual employees who objected to Sanders’ defense of President Donald J. Trump’s effort to bar transgender people from the military.  Meanwhile, in that well-known ‘bastion of freedom,’ communist China, Chinese social media blocks comedian John Oliver after he mocks Xi Jinping, now president for life.  Ah, gee, can’t take a little ribbing?  Communists lack senses of humor.
  64. 2019 Saturday: A coup attempt in Ethiopia fails with four government officials- including Army Chief of Staff General Seare Mekonnen.  Meanwhile, the United States announces that it’s going to slap additional sanctions on Iran so as to prohibit them from ever obtaining nuclear weapons.
  65. 2020 Monday: Law enforcement in Chicago reports that over the Father’s Day weekend, 102 people were shot, 14 died, including a 3-year-old boy sitting in his father’s car.  Yet NO one is marching in the streets attacking the murderous thugs who commit these heinous crimes, NO one.  They only care when a white cop shots a black brother.  WTF, Chicago?  Wake the f**k up and stop this black-on-black genocide.  Meanwhile, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkin announces a plan to reclaim CHOP from the riotous scum inhabiting this area.  Two people were shot in the Occupied Zone over the weekend with one death.  Have the cops cleaned this human pond scum OUT?  Finally, in Washington, D.C., violent mobs attempt to tear down the statue of General and President Andrew Jackson, the man who won the Battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812 and then became president.  In response to the growing Chinese-funded (or so we hear) unrest, the White House evacuated all reporters.  No one seems capable of stopping the communists.  Americans will have to do it for the trembling GOP politicians.
  66. 2020 Monday A: The Xi Jinping Bat Flu continues running amok, taking names and lives.  Thank you, communist China, thank you.  Here are today’s stats: 8,546,919 confirmed cases, 456,726 confirmed deaths, and 4,195,274 confirmed recoveries.  Here are the stats for the United States, thanks to communist China: 2,350,756 confirmed cases, 122,085 confirmed deaths, and 732,227 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, we have chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 178,054 confirmed cases, 5,515 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In the Aloha State, here are the numbers: 814 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 651 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, home of Jenny Durkin and CHOP, here are the stats: 28,834 confirmed cases, 1,276 confirmed deaths, and like California, Jay Inslee releases NO number of the confirmed recoveries.
  67. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 179,871,684 confirmed cases, +327,003, 3,896,124 confirmed deaths, +7,057 and 164,622,986 confirmed recoveries, +46,416.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,432,542 confirmed cases, UP 8,724 from yesterday’s reporting, 617,832 confirmed deaths, UP 389,[viii] and 28,815,127 confirmed recoveries, UP 50,139.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]  
  68. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 299,926 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 159,723 deaths  
  69. 2021 Tuesday 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: 3,811,037 confirmed cases, 63,371 confirmed deaths, and 2,071,052 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,359,926 confirmed cases, 37,585 confirmed deaths, and 2,166,358 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,367 confirmed cases, 515 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 450,176 confirmed cases, 5,880 confirmed deaths, and 223,265 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Idaho: they have 194,367 confirmed cases, 2,140 confirmed deaths, and 114,150 confirmed recoveries.[x]   
  70. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 840,079 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,174 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Australia, 125th country on the list: 30,366 cases of the virus, 910 confirmed deaths and 29,272 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  71. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,945.58, UP 68.61 points (+0.20%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,253.27, UP 111.79 points (+0.79%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,246.24, UP +26.55 points (+0.51%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.96 per barrel, +0.10 (+0.42%).  The price of GOLD is $1,779.30 per troy oz., +1.90 (+0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $25.85 per troy ounce, -0.01 (-0.03%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,072.00 per troy oz, +1.80 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.23 per pound, -0.00 (-0.04%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,552.86 per troy oz, -32.38 (-1.25%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $21,200.00 per troy oz., -800.00 (-3.64%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $590,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.33.     In New Zealand Dollar, one greenback equals 1.42 and in Nicaraguan Córdoba, a buck equals 34.85 and in New Nigerian Naira, one dollar equals 409.00 of theirs.[xv]        
  72. 2021 Tuesday 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 and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.238 per gallon, $2.940 in Florida, $3.981 in Hawaii, and $3.640 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Nebraska: $2.906.  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- Peru: $3.853 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,436,907,638,042 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Norway, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Thailand with $80 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xix]
  73. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Friends, today is Day No. 91 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka the gibbering orangutan, to be in charge of the out-of-control border calamity and to have yet shown up for a single day on the job.  Where is this corrupt woman?  Why won’t she show up and do the job that Joe Biden’s earpiece bestowed on her?   Speaking of the chittering hyena, 56 Republican congressmen-and-women have signed a letter demanding the prattling loser known as “Willie Brown’s Mattress” be removed from her gig as ‘border czar.’  Meanwhile, former CBP commissioner Mark Morgan says the Biden regime’s ending of Title 42 of the public health order to turn away sick illegals back to whence they came is sending the wrong message to the ongoing tidal wave of illegal aliens.
  74. 2021 Tuesday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– As violence continues to explode across Afghanistan, the Biden regime reaffirms the U.S. troop withdrawal will continue.  Elsewhere, Carrie Lam- Beijing’s stooge running Hong Kong- says she backs the Chi-Com crackdown on pro-democracy press outlets.  In other foreign and overseas news, conservative British icon Nigel Farage told Newsmax ‘don’t trust anything Boris Johnson says.’  Amen.  BoJo seems like a political hack.
  75. 2021 Tuesday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘only strong leadership in Washington, D.C., can prevent another Chi-Com lab-engineered pandemic.’  It’s not going to happen as long as decrepit Joe Biden continues to reside in the White House.  Dr. Peter Daszak- president of the EcoHealth Alliance- has been removed from the Lancet’s COVID-19 origins commission as more and more evidence continues coming to light about the Chinese Communist Party’s close ties with the corrupt doctor- the net continues closing around Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and his minions.   Moving on, the White House now thinks it’s not going to reach its vaccination goal of getting most Americans at least one jab by July 4, Independence Day.  Folks, none of us- and more importantly- most of our loved ones- are not going to get the damned shots.
  76. 2021 Tuesday I: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News–  President Donald J. Trump says that he has NOT conceded the 2020 Presidential Election nor should he.
  77. 2021 Tuesday J: Joe Biden News– One America News reported this morning that Joe Biden can no longer address the news media according to his handlers.  His nursemaids have told him to zip his lip and avoid speaking to the press.  Okay.  When can reporters speak to the voice in his EARPIECE?  The earpiece is the REAL president.  Many believe it’s another illegitimate president, #44.
  78. 2021 Tuesday K: Political News I– A Harvard CAPS-Harris poll says that ’52-percent of Americans (a slim majority, most likely heavily weighted in favor of Democrats) believe that usurper Joe Biden made some headway with Russia’s Vladimir Putin when the two world leaders met.  Uh, okay.  Even though polling elsewhere says differently, Gallup Polling reports that 56-percent of the American people (99.99-percent Democrat-weighted) approves of the job that the ‘drooler-in-chief’ Joe Biden is doing.  What job?  Who has seen him since he returned from Europe?  He can’t even speak to the press anymore.  WTF?
  79. 2021 Tuesday L: Political News II– A recent poll of possible GOP nominees for 2024 should President Donald J. Trump not seek a third term shows that former South Carolina governor and ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, is around the bottom of potential candidates.  Go figure.   IF President Trump does not seek a third term, “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis will win the job hands-down, folks.
  80. 2021 Tuesday M: Political News III– An Iowa court permanently blocks the state’s 24-hour waiting period prior to getting an abortion.  Take the case to the appellate level and then to the high court if need be.   Elsewhere, a New Jersey school district says it will revisit its plan to erase ALL holiday names on its scholastic calendars.  Meanwhile, two Georgia counties recover costs from President Donald J. Trump’s election lawsuit challenges.   In other political news, ‘climate protesters’ protesting outside Senator Ted Cruz’s home in Houston, Texas, became unruly (go figure) leading to the arrests of eight of the little pansies.
  81. 2021 Thursday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– Watchdog group, Protect the Public’s Trust is urging federal prosecutors to investigate ‘Joe Biden’s’ nominee to head the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)- Tracy Stone-Manning alleging she has misled the Congress over a tree-spiking scheme back in 1989 to put an Idaho forest off-limits to loggers.  She claims no involvement in the matter when it looks as if she was heavily involved.  This woman cannot be confirmed to this post, there are already too many nuts employed in this ersatz regime starting at the very top.  Anyone who would ‘spike’ trees with iron rods so as to damage saws and injure people is unfit for any post, even dog catcher.
  82. 2021 Thursday O: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Outrage continues to grow over Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, DS-RI, longtime membership in a WHITES ONLY Rhode Island beach club.  When questioned about his membership, he more or less waved it off.  However, were the offender a Republican, fake news channels around the world would be on fire.  (Note- let us imagine if it were President Donald J. Trump or one of his family members that was a member of an exclusive all-WHITE club- can you imagine the riots that would explode across the country as the paid thugs of Antifa and Black Lives Matter took to the streets and do what they do best- sow division, mayhem, and violence?  Yet, no one says a peep about the slow-witted Senator Whitehouse.  Why is that?)  In other Woke News, singer Billie Eilish[xx] is begging forgiveness after a video resurfaced showing her mouthing racist slurs.  What is it with all these WOKIES who have racist, homophobic skeletons in their closets?
  83. 2021 Tuesday P: Whacked-Out News of the Day– Portland, Oregon, is planning a big ad buy so it can encourage tourists to visit their devastated city.  Come, and see the mob violence, come, and see burning buildings, looted stores, come participate in the nailing in of federal law enforcement officers into government buildings and then see them set ablaze.  What the hell is wrong with these people?  Who the f**k wants to visit a once-lovely city on the Pacific coast which has become loony tunes local?  The leftists running amok in the city must be rounded up and sent to slave labor camps for purification of their souls.  Arbeit Macht Frei!  Losers… In other whacked-out news, prosecutors are looking into charging Roger Stone with inciting a riot because he happened to be in Washington, D.C., on January 6, 2021, and was seen taking selfies with numerous fans.  Wow.  Is that all it takes to be charged with a crime in Joe Biden’s America?  Whoa…
  84. 2021 Tuesday Q: Big Tech News– The Center for American Liberty files a lawsuit against both Twitter and Senator Alex Padilla (then California secretary of state), D-CA, over their collusion in deciding what speech would be censored regarding the 2020 Presidential Election.  Sue the living crap out of both Twitter and the appointed senator.  Meanwhile, Rep.  Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district, says that Microsoft is ‘out to get conservatives.’  In other BIG TECH NEWS, despite being banned from Facebook (like that’s a BIG DEAL, Team Trump advertisements continue to appear on the ‘social media’ (intelligence-gathering site for the Chi-Coms) site.
  85. 2021 Tuesday R: Health And Medical Alerts– A new report says that nursing home deaths skyrocketed last year going up by an astonishing 32-percent, most of them occurring in three BLUE states: California, Washington, and New York thanks to governors who sought to do some social (and economic) engineering by knocking off the elderly, the infirm, and the mentally incapacitated which would allow them to save money- much like the Nazis did during the 1930s- and its diversion into WOKE programs.
  86. 2021 Tuesday S: NASA, Space, and UFO News– NASA is begging for a $5 billion cash infusion from the Joe Biden regime for infrastructure related to its future space missions.  NASA boss Bill Nelson is begging his old Senate pal, slobbering Joe Biden for the miniscule amount which we suspect he’s NOT going to get.  Joe Biden wants the Russians and Chi-Coms to become the dominant space powers.
  87. 2021 Tuesday T: U.S. Senate News I– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says he ‘favors debating the H.R. 1 / S. 1 ‘voting rights election grab bill’ which the Republicans say they will oppose with all their might.   The voting bill appears as though it’s on life support which had progressives blasting the Biden regime for failing them.  Wow.  Regarding this power grab, Senator Mike Lee, R-UT, says the GOP will ‘do everything it can to stop this crap bill from becoming law.’  Next, Senator Susan Collins, RINO-ME, says that she will ‘vote against’ Joe Biden’s nominee for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms (and Explosives) David A. Chipman.  Chipman is flipping crazy, he wants to seize all firearms.  Not going to happen.   Meanwhile, a vote on War Powers in the Senate now won’t happen until sometime in July.
  88. 2021 Tuesday U: U.S. Senate News II– Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, who led the failed fight to stop race-baiter Joe Biden nominee for the Office of Personnel Management- Kiran Ahuja- will ‘bring a new era of racial engineering into the federal government.’  In other U.S. Senate news, Joe Biden’s aides fled the world’s greatest deliberative body after being incapable of arriving at some sort of deal on ‘infrastructure.’  Update, the U.S. Senate votes to BLOCK further debate on the “For the People Act.”  Excellent.  Elsewhere, Senator Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, won’t back down from her position defending the Senate filibuster rule as it is important for BOTH PARTIES down the road.  Good for you.
  89. 2021 Tuesday V: Fake News– U.S. takes down Iran-linked news websites, citing disinformation.  The Iranians threaten, “WE KILL YOU!  WE KILL YOU!” like Jeff Dunham’s Achmed the Dead Terrorist.  F**k the Iranians.
  90. 2021 Tuesday W: Texas State News– Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, Republican, says that Texas stepping up to build the border wall is on behalf of all Americans, not just those living in the Lone Star State.
  91. 2021 Tuesday X: Economic News– Rep. Ron Estes, R-KS 4th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is creating a massive economic crisis.’
  92. 2021 Tuesday Y: Sports News– The Harlem Globetrotters have requested to join the National Basketball Association.  IF the NBA adds them, they will become the dominant team and they also have women on the team so how would the NBA respond to that?  Merge with the WNBA?  Now that would be something because then, they could add some additional teams to towns deserving of them like Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, San Diego, Seattle, Honolulu, Oildale, and…Beijing.
  93. 2021 Tuesday Z: U.S. Military News– We learned today that Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada this past June 17 held the first-ever DRAG QUEEN show for benefit of U.S. military personnel stationed there.  WTF, people, are we becoming the ‘ancient Greeks?’  Must we hope for the Chi-Coms, the Russians, or even the jihadists to take over so we can end this frigging madness?  Enough is f**king enough already, folks, this is insane.  Elsewhere, a World War II Medal of Honor recipient was able to see his grandson graduate from boot camp.
  94. 2021 Tuesday AA: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Stick around for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1670 with a $40 million pot on the line.  Here are the numbers: 01, 26, 48, 51, 59, and Mega 25.  Out of 46,604 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was one person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $12,455.
  95. 2022 Wednesday: Today is Day #518 of the illegal Joe Biden regime.  They can tell us we’re all crazy but we know the truth.  There are not enough prisons with which to imprison everyone unless they invite in Chi-Com troops to patrol the streets…

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This artwork is #0869 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Gully Washer.”  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.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next studio album by the Beach Boys- their 25th if we are keeping track- is the self-titled “The Beach Boys,” an album that came out on June 10, 1985.  Unfortunately, while we have defended other albums in their catalog that others pan like the losers they are, we cannot defend this one.  Recorded and released after the drowning death of an inebriated Dennis Wilson, the album simply lacked the punch others possessed.  The band now featured Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  A cast of ‘thousands’ rounded out the lineup including many of the touring members, among others.  The only song upon which we will comment is the opener: “Getcha Back.”  Penned obviously to harken back to the ‘good old days,’ it’s a decent track but not worth the investment of your hard, cold cash.  Still, seek it out on mp3 and consider downloading it so you can listen to a moment in musical history and then move onward.

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[i] We hope to promote the music of Crazy Horse, as well as Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and each member’s solo careers along within the next 5-7 years.  Please remain vigilant for when we do.

[ii] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.

[iii] Not clear as to when we will promote the music of either Todd Rundgren or Nazz but if we are still ticking in 50 years, we sure as heck plan on doing so.

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

[v] We look forward to promoting the music of INXS sometime within the next 15 years or so.  We hope you will be there when we do.  We thank you.

[vi] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.

[vii] Yet Barack Obama continued to smoke and smokes to this day.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xix] Please see the following link: Holders of US Debt – US Debt Forum.

[xx] No, we won’t be doing any music by this racist, bigoted hater.  Maybe when our grandchildren inherit the blog, maybe they will but it sure as f**k won’t be us.  We don’t like racists.

Contrary to popular belief, BLACK AMERICANS do NOT support open borders nor do we support illegal aliens invading our country.  More and more BLACKS are gravitating towards the GOP over this issue and the nonstop pushing of perversion down our throats.  American is a GODLY country, and we are GODLY Americans.  Democrats: WISE UP! Chef Bea.

161. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 202

2020 Wednesday: The left continues running amok across the United States thanks to the collusion between the Democratic Party and their communist masters in Beijing. Statues are being torn down, Antifa is taking over six-block swaths of Seattle and declaring their own independent totalitarian fiefdom. It will soon be time for the military to take to the streets and to begin cleaning up this low-life, socialist pond scum. Light ‘em up, President Trump, light ‘em up!

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161. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2022:

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate (and Chief) Justice Charles Evans Hughes; U.S. Attorneys General Caesar Augustus Rodney and Richard Olney; U.S. Secretary of State Richard Olney; U.S. Transportation Secretary Samuel K. Skinner; U.S. Treasury Secretary Donald Regan; U.S. Secretaries of War William Eustis and James Barbour; Big Brother and the Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin, Howlin’ Wolf, It’s a Beautiful Day featuring Tom Fowler, The Move featuring Rick Price, Ray Charles, Richard Thompson Band featuring Mickey Curry, “12 x 5” by the Rolling Stones, Smashing Pumpkins featuring Jimmy Chamberlin, and Traffic featuring Barry Beckett:

  1. 1540 Monday: British troops arrest Thomas Cromwell at Westminster Abbey.
  2. 1610 Thursday: First Dutch settlers arrive from New Jersey to settle on Manhattan Island.
  3. 1692 Tuesday: The first official execution resulting from the Salem Witch Trials in Massachusetts took place as authorities hanged Bridget Bishop.
  4. 1753 Sunday: In Cambridge, Massachusetts, future 6th U.S. Secretary of War William Eustis is born.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from March 07, 1809, to January 13, 1813.
  5. 1760 Tuesday: New York passes the first effective law regulating the practice of medicine.
  6. 1775 Saturday: In Barboursville, Va., future 11th U.S. Secretary of War James Barbour is born.  A Democratic-Republican, then National Republican, and then a Whig, Barbour served under President John Quincy Adams from March 07, 1825, to May 23, 1828, and then became U.S. Minister to England.
  7. 1776 Monday: The Continental Congress appoints a committee to draft the Declaration of Independence.
  8. 1793 Monday: The first public zoo opens in Paris, France.  Meanwhile, Washington, D.C. replaces Philadelphia as the capital of the U.S.
  9. 1801 Wednesday: The sultan of Tripoli declares war on the United States for refusing to pay them tribute. The dispute between the Muslim jihadists and the Americans was over the jihadis attacking merchant shipping, capturing ships, and enslaving American sailors.  Eventually, President Thomas Jefferson would send United States Marines to whoop ass on the Muslims.
  10. 1824 Thursday: In Buenos Aires, Argentina, the 6th U.S. Attorney-General Caesar Augustus Rodney died at age 52.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison from 01-20-1807 to 12-05-1811.  
  11. 1826 Saturday: Turkish Sultan Mahmud II’s Janissaries rebel killing more than 20,000 people across the capital city. 
  12. 1847 Thursday: The Chicago Tribune begins publication.
  13. 1850 Monday: Millard Fillmore takes the oath of office as president of the United States, replacing Zachary Taylor.
  14. 1854 Saturday: The U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, holds its first graduation ceremony.
  15. 1861 Friday: During the Civil War, Confederate forces routed Union soldiers in the Battle of Big Bethel in Virginia.
  16. 1892 Friday: The Republican national convention in Minneapolis nominated President Benjamin Harrison for reelection and Whitelaw Reid for vice president.  Harrison, however, lost the election to former President Grover Cleveland.
  17. 1895 Monday: The 34th U.S. Secretary of State Richard Olney assumed his post on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from today until March 05, 1897.  Prior to this, he served the country as its 40th U.S. Attorney General.  In this capacity, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 06,1893 until today.
  18. 1898 Friday: During the Spanish-American War, U.S. troops begin landing in Cuba at Guantanamo Bay to assist the rebels in their fight against the Spaniards.  Hostilities last for about a month, ending Spanish colonialism in the Western Hemisphere.  
  19. 1902 Tuesday: Americus F. Callahan received a U.S. patent for the “outlook” or “see-through” envelope
  20. 1903 Wednesday: Binney & Smith Company began the development of a product line of wax crayons.  They named the product, “Crayola.”
  21. 1907 Monday: Eleven men in five cars set out from the French embassy in Beijing on a race to Paris.  Two months later, the Prince Scipione Borghese of Italy crossed the finish line being the first to arrive in Paris, France.
  22. 1909 Thursday: The Cunard liner SS Slavonia used the SOS distress signal for the first time in maritime history when it wrecked off the coast of the Azores. 
  23. 1910 Friday: Future blues man, Howlin’ Wolf, is born in Mississippi on this date. This man would have a stellar career for many years, ‘howlin’ the blues’ for fans of all color.  We hope to do the music of the legend one day.
  24. 1915 Thursday: During World War I, British and French troops conquer the German colony of Cameroon.
  25. 1916 Saturday: During World War I, the Great Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire breaks out across Arabia.  Elsewhere, the 62nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Charles Evans Hughes stepped down from the high court on this date.  President William Howard Taft nominated Hughes to fill the seat of Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer.  A Republican, Hughes served from October 10, 1910, until today.  Later, he would be called back to service.  In this capacity, he would serve the nation as its 11th U.S. Supreme Court chief justice.  President Herbert Hoover would nominate Hughes to fill the seat of Chief Justice William Howard Taft.  As chief justice, he would serve from February 24, 1930, until June 30, 1941.  
  26. 1920 Thursday: The Republican National Convention in Chicago endorsed women’s suffrage.
  27. 1921 Friday: President Warren G. Harding signed into law the Budget and Accounting Act, which created the Bureau of the Budget and the General Accounting Office.
  28. 1922 Saturday: Singer-actress Judy Garland was born Frances Ethel Gumm in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
  29. 1924 Tuesday: The first political convention broadcast on radio did so on this day as the Republican National Convention went live on the air thanks to NBC Broadcasting.
  30. 1925 Wednesday: The state of Tennessee adopted a new biology textbook that denied the theory of evolution.
  31. 1933 Saturday: On a rural road in north Texas, outlaw bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow found themselves involved in a car crash that would give Ms. Parker third-degree burns causing her to limp for the remainder of her short life.
  32. 1934 Sunday: English composer Frederick Delius, 72, died in Grez-sur-Loing, France.
  33. 1935 Monday: In Akron, Ohio, Dr. Robert Holbrook Smith, and William Griffith Wilson founded Alcoholics Anonymous.
  34. 1938 Thursday: In Chicago, Illinois, future 10th U.S. Transportation Secretary Samuel K. Skinner is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George H.W. Bush from February 06, 1989, to December 15, 1991.
  35. 1940 Monday: Italy declared war on France and Britain; Canada declared war on Italy while Norway surrenders to the Nazis.
  36. 1942 Wednesday: During World War II, German forces massacred 173 male residents of Lidice, Czechoslovakia, in retaliation for the killing of Nazi official Reinhardt Heydrich.
  37. 1943 Thursday: Hungarian journalist Laszio Biro patented his ballpoint pen on this date.  Meanwhile, the Allies began bombing Germany around the clock during World War II.
  38. 1944 Saturday: Future bassist/vocalist with the British rock band, the Move[i]—Rick Price—is born in Birmingham, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, 15-year-old, 10 months, and 11 days, Major League baseball pitcher, the youngest ever—Joe Nuxhall—pitched his first game.  Finally, during World War II, German forces massacred 642 residents of the French village of Oradour-sur-Glane in retaliation for aiding the Allies.
  39. 1948 Thursday: In the Bell XS-1, test pilot Chuck Yeager exceeded the speed of sound on this date.
  40. 1951 Sunday: Tom Fowler, guitarist with the San Francisco rock band, It’s a Beautiful Day[ii], the Mothers[iii], and with Frank Zappa[iv], was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, on this date.
  41. 1954 Thursday: General Motors announced that it had successfully tested a gas turbine bus on this date.
  42. 1956 Sunday: In New Haven, Connecticut, future drummer with the Richard Thompson Band as well as numerous others- Mickey Curry- is born on this date.  He would also play with the likes of Bryan Adams, Hall & Oates, the Cult, Alice Cooper, and others.
  43. 1957 Monday: In Canadian elections, John Diefenbaker led the Progressive Conservatives to an upset victory over the Liberal Party of Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent. 
  44. 1964 Wednesday: The Rolling Stones[v] record their second album, “12 x 5” at Chess Studios in Chicago, Illinois.  Next, in Joliet, Illinois, future drummer with Smashing Pumpkins Jimmy Chamberlin is born.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate breaks a 75-day filibuster against the Civil Rights Act of 1964, leading to the bill’s passage.  Folks- it’s important to understand that segregationist Southern Democrats were the ones filibustering a CIVIL RIGHTS BILL- NOT Republicans.
  45. 1966 Friday: Janis Joplin appears with Big Brother and the Holding Company[vi] at the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco, California, for the first time.
  46. 1967 Saturday: The Six Day War ended as Israel and Syria agreed to observe a United Nations -mediated ceasefire.  
  47. 1971 Thursday: President Richard M. Nixon lifted a two-decades-old trade embargo on China[vii].  Elsewhere, at the Sahara Tahoe in Stateline, Nevada, Earnie Shavers scores a KO over his opponent, Chuck Leslie, at the 1:15 minute mark of the 10th round of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout.  With the victory, Shavers record went to 26-2.
  48. 1977 Friday: The Apple II, one of the first personal computers, goes on sale on this date.   Elsewhere, James Earl Ray, convicted assassin of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., escaped from Brushy Mountain State Prison in Tennessee with six others; the authorities recaptured him on June 13.
  49. 1978 Saturday: Affirmed, ridden by Steve Cauthen, won the 110th Belmont Stakes to claim horse racing’s 11th Triple Crown with Alydar coming in second and Darby Creek Road coming in third in a five-horse field.
  50. 1983 Friday: Johnny Bench announced his plans to retire, having been a catcher in the Major Leagues for 16 years.  We now see Mr. Bench in various television commercials.
  51. 1984 Sunday: The U.S. Army successfully tested an anti-ballistic missile on this date.  Look out Soviet Union!  Elsewhere, the United States and Vatican City established full diplomatic relations for the first time in 117 years. 
  52. 1985 Monday: A jury in Providence, R.I., acquitted Socialite Claus von Bulow at his retrial on charges that he had tried to murder his heiress wife, Martha “Sunny” von Bulow.
  53. 1990 Sunday: Two members of the rap group 2 Live Crew underwent arrest in Hollywood, Florida; however, they and a third member of the band were acquitted of obscenity charges at trial.
  54. 1996 Monday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Colorado Avalanche sweeps the Florida Panthers 4 game to 0.
  55. 1997 Tuesday: Before fleeing his stronghold in northern Cambodia, Khmer Rouge Leader Pol Pot orders the killing of his defense chief, Son Sen, and 11 of Sen’s family members. 
  56. 2000 Saturday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the New Jersey Devils beat The Dallas Stars 4 games to 2.
  57. 2003 Tuesday: A rocket bearing the Spirit rover launches from Florida, beginning NASA’s Mars Expedition Rover mission.  Meanwhile, in Williamsburg, Virginia, former 66th U.S. Treasury Secretary Donald Regan died at age 84.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 22, 1981, to February 01, 1985.
  58. 2004 Thursday: Singer-musician Ray Charles[viii], known for such hits as “What’d I Say,” “Georgia on my Mind,” and “I Can’t Stop Loving You,” died in Beverly Hills at age 73.
  59. 2008 Tuesday: A Sudanese jetliner skidded off a runway and crashed into airport lights after landing in Khartoum, killing 30 of the 214 people aboard.
  60. 2009 Wednesday: In Hendersonville, Tennessee, Barry Beckett, American keyboardist who played with the English rock band, Traffic[ix], died on this date from natural causes; he was 66.
  61. 2011 Friday: A report submitted to the United Nations states that reliable sources have caught Iran red-handed attempting to transfer weaponry to terrorists including Hamas and the Taliban 10 times.
  62. 2012 Sunday: After violent clashes between Buddhists and Muslims break out in western Burma, the government declares a state of emergency.
  63. 2013 Monday: In Sanford, Florida, jury selection began in the trial of neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman, charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.  A jury later acquitted him, which lead to more racial division and problems between whites and minority citizens.
  64. 2018 Sunday: While driving near Los Angeles, California, actor Vince Vaughn is stopped by the cops for erratic driving and then gets into a tussle with them.  He is booked for driving while drunk and for resisting arrest.
  65. 2020 Wednesday: The left continues running amok across the United States thanks to the collusion between the Democratic Party and their communist masters in Beijing.  Statues are being torn down, Antifa is taking over six-block swaths of Seattle and declaring their own independent totalitarian fiefdom.  It will soon be time for the military to take to the streets and to begin cleaning up this low-life, socialist pond scum.  Light ‘em up, President Trump, light ‘em up!
  66. 2020 Wednesday A: Speaking of Democratic Party and communist China collusion, here are the COVID-19 stats for today: 7,350,698 confirmed cases, 415,277 confirmed deaths, and 3,447,918 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are the numbers of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu: 2,039,430 confirmed cases, 114,452 confirmed deaths, and 606,388 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-bloggers, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 136,191 confirmed cases, 4,776 confirmed deaths, but due to Democrat politics, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 682 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 621 confirmed recoveries.  In the socialist paradise of Washington, here are the stats: 24,354 confirmed cases, 1,176 confirmed deaths, but sadly, like California, no mention of confirmed recoveries. 
  67. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 175,586,755 confirmed cases, +416,835, 3,787,486  confirmed deaths, +10,675 and 159,439,774 confirmed recoveries, +65,306.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,272,690 confirmed cases, UP 11,767 from yesterday’s reporting, 613,861 confirmed deaths, UP 463,[x] and 28,275,533 confirmed recoveries, UP 54,670.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xi]  
  68. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 295,954 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 163,695 deaths  
  69. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,800,033 confirmed cases, 63,115 confirmed deaths, and 2,063,377 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,329,867 confirmed cases, 36,973 confirmed deaths, and 1,970,341 confirmed recoveries (same as the past week).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,731 confirmed cases, 505 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 444,615 confirmed cases, 5,840 confirmed deaths, and 219,172 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Maryland, a border state that kept its SLAVES until the end of the Civil War: they have 460,984 confirmed cases, 9,667 confirmed deaths, and 10,753 confirmed recoveries.[xii]   
  70. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,630 confirmed cases, 6,428 confirmed deaths, and 832,997 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country-  Ivory Coast, 112th country on the list: 47,547 cases of the virus, 306 confirmed deaths and 47,061 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]     
  71. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,466.24, UP 19.10 points (+0.055%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,020.30, UP 108.58 points (+0.78%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,239.18, UP +19.63 points (+0.47%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.18 per barrel, -0.12 (-0.17%).  The price of GOLD is $1,900.70 per troy oz., +4.40 (+0.23%) while the price of SILVER is $28.11 per troy ounce, +0.07 (+0.28%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,152.70 per troy oz, +6.70 (+0.58%) while the price of COPPER is $4.49 per pound, 0.00 (+0.07%).[xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,770.48 per troy oz, -5.83 (-0.21%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $21,350.00 per troy oz., -400.00 (-1.84%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.39 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.69.     In Indonesian Rupiah, one greenback equals 14,245.00 and in Iranian Rial, a buck equals 42,000.00 and in Iraqi Dinar, one dollar equals 1,458.00 of theirs.[xvii]        
  72. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.223 per gallon, $2.973 in Florida, $3.969 in Hawaii, and $3.611 in Washington state.[xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Kentucky: $2.917.  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- Bhutan: $3.559 per U.S. Gallon.[xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,390,758,451,670 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Switzerland, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Belgium (imagine that!) with $253 billion of U.S. national debt.[xxi]
  73. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– The president of Guatemala- Alejandro Giammattei – blames the Biden regime for the crisis at the southern border and not his country or its people.   Next, Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, is hosting a border crisis summit today in the Lone Star State.  Speaking of the disaster, Newsmax reports that millions of illegal aliens could pour across the southern border, a statement confirmed by former Acting Customs and Border Patrol Commissioner Mark Morgan.  Rep.  Darrell Issa, R-CA 50th congressional district, has offered a formal invitation to “Kooky Kamala” Harris to visit the California-Mexico border as his guest.
  74. 2021 Thursday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Iran is growing bolder in its demands to rejoin the failed nuclear deal, the JCPOA.  Elsewhere, the French man who slapped President Emanuel Macron gets a four-month stretch in the hoosegow.  (Note- in the U.S., he might have languished in the jail for 6-7 years before his trial would finally occur in the courts.  Then, he might wait anywhere from 6-24 months before receiving sentence.  Maybe we should speed up our courts like the French model?)   Meanwhile, if Benjamin Netanyahu is ousted from Israeli politics, it could end up hurting relations between American evangelicals and the Jewish state.   Next, the Chi-Coms liken the hysteria over the origins of the Chi-Vi to the one swirling around ‘weapons of mass destruction and Iraq.’  Elsewhere, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘Venezuela must turn back’ the two Iranian vessels on the way to dock in that criminal regime.
  75. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, is raising new questions about Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci’s ‘advice’ to ‘follow the science.’  It is clear that the “Mighty Mite” is no longer a practitioner of science so much as he is a political hack working on behalf of the left.  Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says that the probe into the Chi-Com Bat Virus’ origins is much like the Trump-Russian Collusion probe meaning to us, it’s a political show with no real outcome expected.  Next, Moderna files for emergency use of its Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine for use in minors, ages 12-17.  However, stunning information continues to bubble up regarding the use of the Chi-Vi vaccines in young people and the accompanying rates of serious symptoms including those of myocarditis or inflammation of the heart muscle.  Yet, the Biden regime continues pushing these vaccines onto every American like the Reverend Jim Jones pushed cups of Kool-Aid onto his followers down in Jonestown, Guyana.  Friends, may we be so bold as to say what most of us think?  We believe this is social engineering at its worst.  We believe the more people that die around the globe, say, maybe 1-2 billion, that will do the global warming lovers good in cutting down the human population on the planet, something they have been hard at work accomplishing via abortion, rising crime rates, a polluted environment, increased fear, and now ‘vaccines for a lab-engineered virus in…frigging communist China?’  F*** this, NONE of us are going to take this vaccination.  (Note- now that we know hydroxychloroquine increases one’s chances of surviving this crap by 200-percent and it’s cheap, then WTF?)
  76. 2021 Thursday I: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– The Arizona state senate is prepared for whatever the results from the 2020 Election are.  From press conferences, we already know there are loads of problems.  Likewise, election officials in Fulton County, Georgia, are preparing to depose some of the corrupt election officials that scanned, re-scanned, and re-re-scanned stacks of ballots after sending everyone else home for the night.  We suspect once the scumbags begin facing prison time, they will begin flipping on one another.  What will the FAKE NEWS MEDIA say then?
  77. 2021 Thursday J: Joe Biden News– Questions continue to arise as to WHY Faux First Lady Dr. Jill Biden spent nearly 20-25 minutes ‘introducing hubby ‘Cho-Mo Joe’ to U.S. military in Great Britain yesterday.  We brought that up yesterday- is she akin to Edith Bolling Galt, President Woodrow Wilson’s wife, who ran the show while her husband was incapacitated by a debilitating stroke?  Everyone knows the drooler-in-chief is not all there.
  78. 2021 Thursday K: Political News I– Fox News heir James Murdoch spent $20 million opposing President Donald J. Trump by donating to Joe Biden and other progressive candidates.  Elsewhere, George P. Bush- in yet another incredible show of brown-nosing on his behalf- says that President Donald J. Trump remains the center of the GOP universe.  Daddy Jeb Bush must be upset.
  79. 2021 Thursday L: Business News– Rising inflation is driving up the costs of everything.  Millennials have no clue as to what inflation is or worse, stagflation, should that economic malady fall atop the country.
  80. 2021 Thursday M: Joe Biden Regime News I– Senator John Thune, R-ND, blasts Joe Biden over the weakness being displayed at the G7 Summit.
  81. 2021 Thursday N: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Amazon.com defends its decision to sell the now-infamous “Blue Lives Murder” merchandise at its site.  Shame on them.  Meanwhile, Newsmax reports on a psychoanalyst by the name of Donald Moss who says that ‘whiteness is parasitic’ and the POS is WHITE.  Ah, all the LOSERS are jumping aboard the anti-white train.  Like the Nazis had the Jews, so, too, do the Democrats have WHITE people.  The time is NOW to stomp out this insanity.  NOW.  Vote out every Democrat and send them to reeducation camps.
  82. 2021 Thursday O: Social Media News and Big Tech News– Instagram fact checks satirical posts about Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci.  It would appear that they are forcing users to either edit or to delete posts critical of the “Mighty Mite.”   Meanwhile, some sort of ad campaign is targeting workers at Facebook with the intention of preventing President Donald J. Trump from EVER being on the platform again.  In other social media news, the U.S. State Department is attacking Nigeria’s ban on Twitter following Twitter shutting down the account of President Muhammadu Buhari.  Once again, the Biden regime is on the wrong side of the argument.
  83. 2021 Thursday P: Health And Medical Alerts– Patients are hopeful to receive Biogen’s new Alzheimer’s drug, even though it costs $56,000 per year and very few insurances will cover the costs.  Add to that the fact that we know little to nothing about its side effects and it would appear we have a crapshoot on our hands.  Still, if it can help people like the ‘drooler-in-chief Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, and the fossilized Senator Dianne Feinstein, then we can watch what happens to them.   Meanwhile, news reports say Medicare Copays for the new Alzheimer’s disease drug could reach $11,500 per year.  Remember: the new drug is projected to cost $56,000 per year.
  84. 2021 Thursday Q: War on Terror News / Terrorism News / Jihad News– The U.S. is considering launching airstrikes in support of its Afghan allies even as the United States continues its withdrawal from that war-torn country.  Meanwhile, Rep.  Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, CPUSA-MN 5th congressional district, finds herself in hot water once again over her anti-Israel and pro-Hamas babblings.  (Note- the question is, is Omar as stupid as Sandy “The Fly” Cortez is or is she even lower IQ than the extremely low IQ leader of the (Suicide) Squad?  This bitch must be removed from Congress ASAP).
  85. 2021 Thursday R: U.S. House of Representatives News– House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden cares more about Russian jobs than he does American ones.’  And they said that President Donald J. Trump was a Russian stooge!  Meanwhile, Rep.  Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-MO 3rd congressional district, says the Biden regime must incentivize workers to return to their jobs rather than disincentivize them by giving them more money to stay home rather than to do the right thing.  Elsewhere, House Republicans have sent letters to Mark Zuckerberg and to Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci questioning their interactions over sanitizing the news on the China Virus. 
  86. 2021 Thursday S: U.S. Senate News– Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says it’s amazing to see the large number of foreign policy blunders committed by the Biden regime in its first five months.  Next,  Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci chose the Chi-Coms and Big Tech over the American people.  Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says he will look at the bipartisan infrastructure bill.  Conversely, Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell says little Sandy “The Fly” Cortez can’t even sell her moronic policies to her own party.
  87. 2021 Thursday T: Fake News– “Wank-spanking” Jeffrey Toobin- the luminary of CNN- is returning to that network after getting his head straight.  Everyone should remember that Mr. Toobin ‘pulled a Toobin” by masturbating during a Zoom call with his fellow employees several months back.  Will the cameras ever dare to film him below his chest henceforth?
  88. 2021 Thursday U: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump says that ‘I was exonerated’ by the Layfette Park investigation as well as the recent testimony by former White House counsel Don McGahn.   The 45th president also said of Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci that the man is ‘science fiction.’  Next, he derided Joe Biden on his climate change zaniness.
  89. 2021 Thursday V: California State News– Caitlyn Jenner compares herself to President Donald J. Trump as a ‘disrupter.’  Meanwhile, the Golden State’s Democrats are whining and sniveling that the recall of Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom ‘could cost the state $215 million.’  So flipping what?  It’s not like the Democrats care for the homeless, the substance abusers, and anyone else in the state.  They spend BILLIONS of dollars on crap such as the California High Speed Rail boondoggle as well as the loading of salmon spawn onto tanker trucks and carrying them to the Pacific Ocean but they can’t find money for the godforsaken?  WTF!
  90. 2021 Thursday W: Florida State News– “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis says he’ll sign a bill prohibiting transgender surgeries for those under the age of 18.  Good.  He should, they are criminal acts committed by ‘WOKE’ parents.  You want to transition, do it when you hit the age of 18.  Florida has also banned Critical Race Theory from all classrooms.
  91. 2021 Thursday X: Texas State News– The Texas Bar Association is ‘investigating’ Attorney General Ken Paxton, R-TX, for ‘official misconduct’ when he called the 2020 Presidential Election in dispute over the claims of rampant fraud and other crimes.  A Michigan judge ruled that AG Paxton was correct when he called out the fraud in the Michigan and three other states and filed lawsuits in federal courts demanding answers.  The states did not follow their own election laws which is why the 2020 Presidential Election was stolen from President Donald J. Trump.
  92. 2021 Thursday Y: Economic News– U.S. deficit hits record $2.1 trillion just this year thanks to Democrats out of control spending.
  93. 2021 Thursday Z: Sports News– A judge has ruled that the Major League Baseball All-Star Game will NOT be returning to Atlanta, Georgia, but will go on as scheduled in Denver, Colorado.
  94. 2021 Thursday AA: Miscellaneous News I– L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca rebukes ‘failed liberal policies as insanity.’  Next, three people including a child were shot dead in Florida today.  Moving on, hate crimes against Catholics surging in the U.S.  Finally, a ban on abortions of Down Syndrome babies goes to North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, Democrat, for his signature.
  95. 2022 Friday: Let’s hope today is a slow news day (yet we know it won’t be…)

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This artwork is #0857 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “The Setting Sun.”  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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Prior to joining the Beach Boys, Bruce Johnston had released two surf albums along the lines of the band he would become a part of, then leave, and then return to- the Beach Boys- and Jan and Dean.  Sure, there are other seminal surf bands such as the Turtles but like the Beach Boys, they moved beyond that until their breakup.  Ah, well, “Going Public” came out on May 13, 1977, and featured the accomplished songwriter Johnston who plays most of the instruments but does have guests with him.  We hope you will investigate this one as it still remains available for purchase at Amazon.com as well as other fine sites that vend the best in music.  We do believe you are going to enjoy this one so please, seek it out now, give it a good listen, and then see about making it a part of your daily listening pleasure.

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[i] We look forward to promoting the music of the Electric Light Orchestra/the Move, Roy Wood, and Wizzard.

[ii] We promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014.  Please seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

[iii]We began presenting the music of the Mothers of Invention and of Frank Zappa beginning on Monday, 21-January-2013 and concluded the presentation on Monday, 13-May-2013.  Please seek them out, we believe you will enjoy the music of this famed man and his band.

[iv] See previous.

[v] We shared the music of the Stones beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members’ solo projects.  We sure as heck hope you check out the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richard, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, and Mick Taylor.  Ronnie Wood you can find during the presentation of the Faces. 

[vi] We promoted the music of Big Brother and the Holding Company, beginning on Monday, 18-July-2011 through Tuesday, 26-July-2011.  At the time, we were not farsighted enough to offer the music of Janis Joplin but hope to do so at some point in the near future when we return to promoting the music of American rock bands.

[vii] President Nixon should never have lifted the trade embargo on communist China.  The only time the embargo should have been lifted is when the people of Taiwan cross the straits and reclaim their country from the communists.

[viii] We look forward to sharing the music of Ray Charles with the readership one day so please remain with us until we do.

[ix] We began promoting the music of not only Traffic but also the Spencer Davis Group, Steve Winwood, Chris Wood, Jim Capaldi, and Dave Mason.  The presentation commenced on Monday, 30-November-2015 through Sunday, 20-March-2016.  This offering also included Blind Faith.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxi] Please see the following link: Holders of US Debt – US Debt Forum.

156. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JUNE 05, 2022

2019 Wednesday: Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump confirms he is seeking a $2 billion arms deal including the main U.S. battle tank- the M1A1- as well as a restock on all other offensive weapons for the freedom-loving peoples of Taiwan. Beijing goes ballistic and expresses their immense displeasure that the American running dogs would do such a horrible thing as to sell weapons to a free and independent country.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 169

156. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JUNE 05, 2022:

Highlight: 1953- the United States rejects the People’s Republic of (Communist) China to membership in the United Nations / Native American Day (Arizona), Pentecost (Christian) / Shavuot (Jewish)

President Ronald Reagan; Associate Justice Bushrod Washington; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram; Soviet Leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev; Atomic Rooster featuring John Du Cann, Badfinger featuring Tom Evans, Iron Maiden featuring Nikko McBrain, Sly & the Family Stone featuring Freddie Stone, and Steely Dan featuring Jim Hodder:

  1. 70 Thursday: Roman General Titus and his Roman troops breach the middle wall of Jerusalem.
  2. 1305 Friday: The 195th Roman Catholic Pope Clement V begins his reign on this date.  He would guide the global flock from today until April 20, 1314.
  3. 1507 Wednesday: England and the Netherlands sign a trade agreement.
  4. 1625 Thursday: Spanish troops under the command of General Spinola conquer Breda.
  5. 1752 Monday: To demonstrate that lightning was a form of electricity, Benjamin Franklin flew a kite for the first time during a thunderstorm.
  6. 1762 Saturday: Future 11th Associate Supreme Court Justice Bushrod Washington, Federalist, is born in Mt. Holly, Virginia, on this date.  President John Adams nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice James Wilson.  Washington served from December 20, 1798, to November 26, 1829.
  7. 1794 Thursday: Congress passed the Neutrality Act, which prohibited Americans from taking part in any military action against a country that was at peace with the United States.
  8. 1827 Tuesday: During the Greek War of Independence, the Turks take Acropolis and Athens.
  9. 1851 Thursday: The anti-slavery novel penned by abolitionist author, Harriet Beecher Stowe— “Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly” began a 10-month run in the anti-slavery newspaper, The National Era.
  10. 1860 Tuesday: In Trenton, N.J., the 9th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram died at age 80.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 06, 1825, to June 20, 1831.
  11. 1865 Monday: In New York City, a depositor opened the first safe deposit vault at the charge of $1.50 for every $1,000 the customer stored.
  12. 1870 Sunday: A fire occurs in Constantinople that kills 900 people or more.
  13. 1876 Monday: At the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, bananas debut and become popular in the country.
  14. 1882 Monday: A major storm and flood hits Bombay, resulting in the deaths of more than 100,000 people.
  15. 1884 Thursday: Civil War hero, General William T. Sherman refused the Republican presidential nomination, saying,” I will not accept if nominated and will not serve if elected.”
  16. 1888 Tuesday: At their national convention, the Democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president.
  17. 1899 Monday: In France, Captain Alfred Dreyfus wins acquittal of all charges, charges that kept him on Devil’s Island for many years.
  18. 1900 Tuesday: The army of Lord Roberts occupies the South African city of Pretoria.
  19. 1912 Wednesday: The US Marines invade Nicaragua for the third time.
  20. 1917 Tuesday: About 10 million American men began registering for the draft during World War I.
  21. 1933 Monday: The United States went off the Gold Standard making it illegal for Americans to own gold.
  22. 1940 Wednesday:  Following the evacuation of Allied troops at Dunkirk, the Germans begin the Battle of France, designed to crush the remaining French forces.  Meanwhile, the governors of Suriname and the Dutch Antilles refuse entry to Jews escaping Europe from the Nazis.
  23. 1942 Friday: The United States declares war on Hungary, Bulgaria, and Romania, allies of the Axis forces.
  24. 1944 Monday: Following the German retreat, the Allies begin the march into Rome. Meanwhile, in the Pacific Theater, the first B-29 bombing raid hit a Japanese rail line in Bangkok, Thailand.
  25. 1946 Wednesday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the British hard rock band, Atomic Rooster[i]—John Du Cann—is born in Leicester, England, on this date.
  26. 1947 Thursday: In a speech at Harvard University, Secretary of State George Marshall called for economic aid to war-torn Europe, a plan that people eventually called, “the Marshall Plan.”  Elsewhere, Freddie Stone—future guitarist with the Bay Area soul-funk-rock band, Sly & the Family Stone[ii]—is born on this date in Vallejo, California.  Finally, Tom Evans, future bassist/vocalist with the British rock band, Badfinger[iii], is also born on this date in Liverpool, England.
  27. 1950 Monday: The United States Supreme Court, in Henderson v. United States, struck down racially segregated railroad dining cars.
  28. 1952 Thursday: In Hackney, London, England, future drummer first with Streetwalkers and then Iron Maiden- from 1983 to the present- Nikko McBrain is born.
  29. 1953 Friday: The United States Senate rejects the People’s Republic of China’s membership to the United Nations.
  30. 1963 Wednesday: Britain’s Secretary of State for War, John Proumo, resigned after acknowledging an affair with a call girl, Christine Keeler (who was involved with a Soviet spy at the same time), and lying to Parliament about it.  However, while there was no finding of a security breach, the scandal helped bring down the Conservative government of Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. 
  31. 1967 Monday: War erupted in the Middle East as Israel raided military aircraft parked on the ground in Egypt; Syria, Jordan, and Iraq entered the fray the following day.
  32. 1968 Wednesday: Sirhan B. Sirhan shot Senator Robert F. Kennedy in Los Angeles’ Ambassador Hotel after the senator claimed victory in California’s Democratic presidential primary; law enforcement immediately arrested Sirhan. 
  33. 1975 Thursday: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat reopens the Suez Canal, which his nation had closed and kept it that way since 1967.  Meanwhile, the European Common Market agrees to Britain joining the organization.
  34. 1976 Saturday: 14 people lost their lives when the Teton Dam in Idaho burst, and water flooded downstream into inhabited areas. 
  35. 1981 Friday: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that five people in Los Angeles, California, have a rare form of pneumonia seen only in patients with weakened immune systems, in what turns out to be the first recognized cases of HIV-AIDS and the beginning of a long national hysteria.  Some wags at the time would quip this is ‘the Gay Flu,’ but after a few months, it would strike numerous segments of the population, not just male homosexuals.
  36. 1984 Tuesday: Indira Gandhi orders an attack on the Sikh’s most holy site, the Golden Temple.
  37. 1988 Sunday: The Russian Orthodox Church celebrates its 1,000th anniversary.
  38. 1990 Tuesday: In Point Arena, California, Jim Hodder—early drummer with the American rock band, Steely Dan[iv] 1972-74, drowned in his home swimming pool on this date; he was 42 years old.
  39. 1991 Wednesday: Soviet Premier Mikhail S. Gorbachev receives his 1990 Nobel Peace Prize.
  40.  2004 Saturday: Ronald Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, died in Los Angeles, California, at age 93.
  41. 2006 Monday: Serbia declares its independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
  42. 2011 Sunday: In protest of Chinese naval operations in the South China Sea, tens of thousands of Vietnamese take to the streets in protest.
  43. 2012 Tuesday: Wisconsin holds a gubernatorial recall election, one the Democrats launched at hated enemy, Gov. Scott Walker.  The recall fails and Gov. Walker becomes the first governor to survive a recall election.
  44. 2013 Wednesday: A lightning storm in Bihar, India, kills 44 people and wounds countless others.
  45. 2014 Thursday:  Following his making racist statements caught on tape, the NBA bans Los Angeles Clippers owner, Donald Sterling for life and in his place, chooses former Microsoft executive Steve Ballmer to take his place—following its approval.
  46. 2015 Friday: In Yola, Nigeria, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace’ carry out a bombing that ills 31 people and injures countless others.  Were the people blown up fellow believers or were they innocent people going about their business?  Remains to be seen…
  47. 2016 Sunday: Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic Primary in Puerto Rico today.  Requiring 2,383 delegates to clinch the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, she is now less than 30 shy of the necessary tally.
  48. 2017 Monday: Hostility in the Arab world continues to mount against Qatar as Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE sever ties with the Persian Gulf kingdom over its support of Islamic terrorism around the world.  The Maldives, Yemen, and Libya follow in their footsteps.  Qatar seems more amenable to Iranian hegemony than they are to Arab solidarity.   Meanwhile, Puerto Rico declares its Zika virus epidemic over.  Good.
  49. 2018 Tuesday: In Santa Clara, CA, Judge Aaron Persky becomes the first sitting judge voted out of office in the state in 80 years, all because he showed extreme leniency towards college campus rapist Brock Turner.  Elsewhere, to disprove that it under-reported fatalities suffered in Hurricane Maria, the government of Puerto Rico says it will comply with a Superior Court order to fork over ALL death certificates.
  50. 2019 Wednesday: In Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals, in Oakland, the Toronto Raptors beat the injury-plagued Golden State Warriors by a final score of 123-109 to take a 2-1 series lead.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump confirms he is seeking a $2 billion arms deal including the main U.S. battle tank- the M1A1- as well as a restock on all other offensive weapons for the freedom-loving peoples of Taiwan.  Beijing goes ballistic and expresses their immense displeasure that the American running dogs would do such a horrible thing as to sell weapons to a free and independent country.  (Note- a year later, it would appear they paid us back with COVID-19…well, later this year.  Coincidence?  Don’t count on it).
  51. 2020 Friday: The economic news for the month of May is phenomenal with an increase of 2,509,000 new jobs and a decrease in unemployment to 13.3-percent.  The DOW Jones Industrial Average closed at 27,110.98, +829.16 (3.15%); the NASDAQ closed at 9,814.08, +198.268 (2.06%), and the S&P closed at 3,193.93, +81.58 (2.62%). Hate to say it but the Democrats are shocked.  Meanwhile, in many American cities, Democrats are declaring their intention to defund big city police departments.  Again, we suspect that communist China is behind this crap.
  52. 2020 Friday A: Here are today’s COVID-19 statistics for the world: 6,724,516 confirmed cases, 394,018 confirmed deaths, and 2,996,832 confirmed recoveries the last number of which is glorious.  Still, we must condemn the communist government of a once-free China for sending this evil around the world to cover up their own internal problems.
  53. 2020 Friday B: Here are today’s stats for the United States: 1,935,432 confirmed cases, 110,655 confirmed deaths, and 453,053 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here is California’s numbers: 122,901 confirmed cases, 4,485 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the numbers: 655 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 611 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in far-left Washington, here are the numbers for today: 22,974 confirmed cases, 1,149 confirmed deaths, but like other socialist s-holes, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.
  54. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 173,704,678 confirmed cases, +392,196, 3,735,760  confirmed deaths, +8,984 and 156,812,386 confirmed recoveries, +532,556.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,203,708 confirmed cases, UP 10,937 from yesterday’s reporting, 612,583 confirmed deaths, UP 381,[v] and 28,100,548 confirmed recoveries, UP 47,450.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  55. 2021 Saturday A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 294,677 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 164,972 deaths  
  56. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,795,441 confirmed cases, 63,003 confirmed deaths (lowered number), and 2,059,703 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,329,867 confirmed cases, 36,973 confirmed deaths, and 1,970,341 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,535 confirmed cases, 502 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 441,676 confirmed cases, 5,889 confirmed deaths, and 215,268 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., South Carolina, birthplace of the U.S. Civil War: they have 593,948 confirmed cases, 9,752 confirmed deaths, and 549,380 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  57. 2021 Saturday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,569 confirmed cases, 6,418 confirmed deaths, and 832,932 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country-  Maldives, 104th country on the list: 67,538 cases of the virus, 182 confirmed deaths and 47,333 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  58. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,756.39, UP 179.35 points (+0.52%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,814.59, UP 199.98 points (+1.47%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,229.89, UP 37.04 points (+0.88%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.37 per barrel, -0.25 (-0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $1,894.10 per troy oz., +2.10 (+0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $27.92 per troy ounce, +0.02 (+0.09%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,168.30 per troy oz, +3.60 (+0.31%) while the price of COPPER is $4.52 per pound, -0.01 (-0.28%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,841.08 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.07%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $23,300.00 per troy oz., -1,000.00 (-4.12%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.41%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.39 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.96.     In Fijian Dollar, one greenback equals 2.02 and in French Pacific Franc, a buck equals 98.00 and in Gambian Dalasi, one dollar equals 50.25 of theirs.[xii]        
  59. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.215 per gallon, $2.855 in Florida, $3.954 in Hawaii, and $3.597 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Iowa: $2.881.  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- Panama: $3.374 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,369,641,789,513 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good.  NOTE- communist China owns approximately $1.1 trillion.  However, they are not the largest holder of U.S. debt.  The top holder is Japan who owns $1.266 trillion of American debt.  The Chi-Coms are number two on the list.  The third nation owning much of our debt is Brazil- they own $300 billion.[xvi]
  60. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, today is Day #75 for the gibbering hyena- the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and boy, what a ‘czar’ she’s been- not shown up once to see just how insane things have become there, not to give us her customary high-pitched cackle to show she’s on the job.  WTF!  Meanwhile, One American News shared the latest border stats with its viewers today.  Are we ready?  Here we go: (1) Cost this Day Alone for caring for all these illegal aliens: $584,766,784, all of which is taxpayer money.  Next- (2) Total Cost this Year of caring for all these illegal aliens- $170,447,814,656, all of which again belongs to the taxpayers.  Imagine if they gave the descendants of slaves in this country the money as reparations instead of squandering it upon ILLEGAL ALIENS?  This is insane.  Next, (3) Number of Illegals who have crossed the border in 2021: 1,746,953.  Round them up and deport them as fast as they flow in.  Finally, (4) Total Number of Illegals ESTIMATED to be in the U.S.: 35,746,953.  Since 2009, we have estimated the number at 35-50 million whereas now, we believe it is closer to 60-75 million.   These illegals suck away at the life’s blood of the American taxpayers, suck up our benefits, lower wages, drive up the costs of rents, overrun our hospitals, f**k up our schools, and commit millions of crimes.  Time to scoop them up and deport ALL of them NOW.
  61. 2021 Saturday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– NBC News is beginning to see the light (it must be killing them) and is refuting the notion that the southern border is closed, the story the Biden regime continues to pedal.  Speaking of the Biden regime, the Bidenistas in the White House and at the Department of Homeland Security have a new APP with which to enable the legions of illegal aliens to swamp across our southern frontier.  And you ask are the Bidenistas working on behalf of the Chi-Coms, or aren’t they?  The answer seems to speak for itself. 
  62. 2021 Saturday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– The Chi-Coms released Chow Hang Tung from the hoosegow.  She is one of the organizers of the commemoration of Tiananmen Square 1989 event.  Like the Turks hate talking about the Armenian Genocide, so, too, do the Chi-Coms hate talking about the massacre of more than 10,000-11,000 pro-democracy protesters (much less the extermination of the Uighurs, the Tibetans, and non-Han minorities).  Meanwhile, U.S. vaccine supplies arrive in South Korea.  Good.  Send them more and send some to the NORCs, too.  We don’t want them, especially not that Johnson & Johnson crap.  (Note to date, more than 4,200 people have died because of vaccine complications.  Any other drug on the market would already be pulled.  We favor Hydroxychloroquine as a preventative- f**k Neil Cavuto).  Elsewhere, after Twitter shut down the president of Nigeria- Muhammadu Buhari- for one of his tweets, Nigeria shut down Twitter.  That is all that needs to be done.  SHUT THEM DOWN.
  63. 2021 Saturday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– Speaking of the Chi-Vi, things continue getting worse for Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci.  Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says, “Joe Biden should follow the science and fire Dr. Fauci.”  Amen.  Next, Rep. Burgess Owens, R-UT 4th congressional district, says that ‘Tony Fauci must testify before Congress now that his emails have exposed him.’  Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, is demanding that “Phony Tony” resign NOW.  Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, now that he has called out Dr. ‘Phony Tony’ Fauci is once again receiving death threats from his unenlightened, ignorant enemies.  
  64. 2021 Saturday J: Joe Biden Regime News I– A bipartisan group of lawmakers are urging Joe Biden to begin pulling out our Afghan allies as the handover to the Afghan government continues.  We know what is going to happen there; only it will be worse than what befell the South Vietnamese.  Next, a group of Bidenistas met with their Israeli Defense Forces and guaranteed they would help defend the Jewish state.  We hope so.  In other anti-Joe Biden news, the state of Arizona is growing increasingly resistant to any talk of the Biden regime raising federal income taxes.  Good.  We must fight them on land, sea, in the air, and underground.   Speaking of Biden’s policies, RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says that ‘Joe’s policies are killing the United States.’
  65. 2021 Saturday K: Political News I– Governor Steve Sisolak, D-NV, signed a bill into law today making MAIL-IN voting the law of the state.  (Note- we must play by their own game if we are to crush these scumbags).  Next, that ignorant, self-important a-hole- CNN’s Jake Tapper- swears that he will blacklist ANY REPUBLICAN from appearing on his show who refuses to admit that Joe Biden won the 2020 Presidential Election.  (Note- we guess he’s going to have Liz Cheney and the other losers who voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump on his show around the clock).   
  66. 2021 Saturday L: Political News II– The U.S. Department of Justice claims that it will NO longer seize the phone records of journalists.  (Note- this was frequent practice under the Obama-Biden regime for eight years- why would it change now?  Of course, they are going to continue seizing records).  In other crazy news, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen told leaders of the G7 to continue spending and spending, she says inflation will pass.  How the hell did this loser ever run the Fed?  This is insane.   Speaking of the G7, if the Biden regime can convince them to give him his GLOBAL CORPORATE TAX, he will get a ‘win.’  That is flipping crazy.   (Note- do not count President Donald J. Trump out.  Ever).  
  67. 2021 Saturday M: Political News III– President Donald J. Trump addressed more than one-thousand attendees at the North Carolina GOP Convention this evening and what a speech.  The Dems are going to wish they had not stolen the election because terrible things are coming their way.  We also learned that Lara Trump won’t be seeking the U.S. Senate seat of outgoing RINO Richard Burr.  She has two young kids- 1- and- 3-years-old who need their mother more than she needs politics.  President Trump endorsed Rep. Ted Budd, R-NC 13th congressional district, to succeed Senator Burr.  Elsewhere, a federal judge in California has tossed the three decades-plus ban on so-called ‘assault weapons,’ causing Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom to go ballistic.  Perhaps it was the tossing of his beloved ban that led him to say ‘the state is NOT reopening on June 15 as the little closet cross-dresser promised.  Wow.
  68. 2021 Saturday N: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– Within 24 hours, conservatives raised $100,000 for Rep. Alexandria “The Fly” Ocasio-Cortez’s pobrecita abuela in Puerto Rico.  As you know, “The Fly” was crying yesterday about the condition of her poor little abuela’s house in Puerto Rico, doing what good communists do and that is to blame everyone else for their own problems.  Well, AOC must be embarrassed, thus she told her abuela ‘you cannot take this money, it will humiliate me.’  Poor abuela said today she ‘refuses to accept the money because it comes with onerous strings.’  What a flipping loser but her granddaughter, the Fly, is the real embarrassment, a national embarrassment.  Vote her out in 2022 along with the rest of the Squad.
  69. 2021 Saturday O: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3566 with a $52 million pot on the line: 04, 07, 08, 32, 45, and Mega 14.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #852 with a $286 million pot on the line. 44, 52, 54, 64, 69, and Powerball 26.  The California Lottery site is having technical issues tonight… first, here are the Super Lotto winners- out of 131,098 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $23,629 apiece.  One ticket was sold at (1) Rimpau Smoke Shop in Corona, CA 92881 and the second at (2) Super 1 Cigarette in Visalia, CA 93277.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball: out of 97,904 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $13,921 apiece.
  70. 2021 Saturday P: Ah, it’s the weekend, let’s hope it’s a slow news day…oh, wait!  President Donald J. Trump is speaking at the North Carolina GOP Convention in Greenville this evening.  That is going to send a shiver of cold fear down the backs of the Bidenistas and the Chi-Coms…
  71. 2022 Sunday: Stick around…

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A year later, the Beach Boys’ record label did it again: compiled another two LP fantastic collection of the band’s crème de la crème from the same time period as the preceding album we promoted, “Endless Summer.”  “Spirit of America” hit record store shelves on April 14, 1975, and had additional tunes culled from the archives including some B-sides such as the much-beloved “Breakaway.”  Friends, if you are new to the Beach Boys and have not gotten your fill yet or if you are a new fan in a new age, we hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  Everyone will celebrate listening to these timeless songs of summer fun, dozing in the sand, hanging with the chicks (sexist, we know, but we don’t give a flying f**k), riding hot rods, motorcycles, and everything else patriotic American young people loved doing.  Seek this album out and make it a part of your daily playlist- you will be so glad you did.

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[i] The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ Doomsday Clock is a left-wing way to terrorize the citizens of the world whenever a conservative or Republican is president of the United States.  Pay no attention to these scumbags.

[ii] We hope to present the music of Sly & the Family Stone within the next decade or so.  Please stay tuned for further information.

[iii] We began promoting the music of Badfinger at the AICPENDBLOG.COM beginning Monday, May 03, 2021, to Sunday, May 23, 2021.

[iv] We look forward to doing the music of Steely Dan at some point within the next 10-15 years.  Please stay with us.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvi] So says Investopedia: How Much U.S. Debt Does China Own? (investopedia.com)

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

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

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

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

  1. 230 Sunday: The reign of the 17th Roman Catholic Pope St. Urban I ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on October 14, 222, and over the next seven years and 221 days shepherded his flock on its journey to commune with Christ.
  2. 1059 Monday: King Henri I crowns his son, King Philip I the Compassionate, of France.
  3. 1275 Thursday: King Edward I of England orders an end to the persecution of French Jews in the territories held by his country.
  4. 1423 Friday: After 28 years and 237 days, the reign of the 202.2nd Roman Catholic Antipope- Benedict XIII- ends on this date.  He first became the antipope on September 28, 1394.  His fellow cardinals elected him in opposition to Pope Boniface IX- the rightful 203rd Roman Catholic pope.
  5. 1430 Sunday: The Burgundians sold their captive, Joan of Arc, to the English on this date. 
  6. 1533 Tuesday: The Vatican declared the marriage of England’s King Henry VIII to Catherine of Aragon ‘null and void’ so the fat f**k could marry another woman.
  7. 1554 Sunday: German Emperor Charles V recognizes King Christian III of Denmark.
  8. 1555 Monday: The reign of the 224th Roman Catholic Pope Paul IV begins on this date.  He would lead the faithful from today until August 18, 1559.
  9. 1568 Thursday: The Netherlands declares independence from Spain.
  10. 1701 Monday: After a court convicted him of piracy and murder on the high seas, William Kidd met his end in London at the hands of the hangman.
  11. 1785 Monday: Benjamin Franklin announces his invention of bifocal glasses.
  12. 1788 Friday: South Carolina became the eighth state to ratify the Constitution of the United States.
  13. 1814 Monday: A second revised version of Beethoven’s only opera, “Fidelio,” had its world premiere in Vienna.
  14. 1827 Wednesday: The first nursery school in the United States underwent establishment in New York City.
  15. 1829 Saturday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of War James Barbour left office on this date and his replacement- the 12th U.S. Secretary of War Peter Buell Porter- assumed his place on this day. Barbour, a Democratic-Republican, then National Republican, and finally a Whig, served under President John Quincy Adams from March 07, 1825, until today and then became U.S. Minister to England.  Barbour, also a Democratic-Republican, then National Republican, and then a Whig like his predecessor, served under President John Quincy Adams from today until March 09,1829.
  16. 1830 Sunday: In Granger, New York, future 15th U.S. Interior Secretary Henry M. Teller is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Chester Alan Arthur from April 18, 1882, to March 03, 1885, and then would become a U.S. senator from the Rocky Mountain State.
  17. 1831 Monday: The 10th U.S. Secretary of State Martin Van Buren left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 28,1829 until today.
  18. 1836 Monday: In Rhinebeck, N.Y. the former 11th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Livingston died.  A Democratic-Republican and then a member of the Democratic Party, he served under President Andrew Jackson from May 24, 1831, to May 29, 1833.
  19. 1861 Thursday: Virginia citizens vote 3-to-1 in favor of succession from the Union.
  20. 1873 Friday: Canada’s Parliament voted to establish the Northwest Mounted Police Force.  The name would later change to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
  21. 1876 Tuesday: Boston’s Joe Borden pitched the very first no-hitter in the history of the National League.
  22. 1879 Friday: Iowa State University established the first United States veterinary school on this date.
  23. 1900 Wednesday: Civil War hero Sgt. William H. Carney became the first African American to receive the Medal of Honor, 37 years after the Battle of Fort Wagner.
  24. 1903 Saturday: The first direct primary election law in the U.S. goes into effect in Wisconsin.
  25. 1908 Saturday: A dirigible explodes over the San Francisco Bay; 16 passengers fall into the Bay, but none loses their lives[i].
  26. 1911 Tuesday: The newly completed New York Public Library underwent dedication by President William Howard Taft, Republican, Governor John Alden Dix, and Mayor William Jay Gaynor.
  27. 1915 Sunday:  During World War I, having switched sides, Italy declares war on both Germany and Austro-Hungary.
  28. 1916 Tuesday: During World War I, heavy battles occur between French defenders and German attackers at Fort Douaumont, Verdun. 
  29. 1921 Monday: “Shuffle Along,” the first black musical comedy opens in New York City.
  30. 1922 Tuesday: Walt Disney incorporates his first film company, known as Laugh-O-Gram Films.  Elsewhere, the first debate ever heard on a radio in the United States—the debate regarding Daylight Saving Time—took place in Washington, DC, on this date.
  31. 1926 Sunday: Hack Wilson becomes the first Major League player to hit a home run off the scoreboard at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.
  32. 1934 Wednesday: Bank robbers Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker died in a hail of bullets in a police ambush in Bienville Parish, Louisiana.  Meanwhile, Robert A. Moog—American inventor and future creator of the Moog Synthesizer—was born in the U.S. on this date.
  33. 1937 Sunday: Industrialist and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, founder of Standard Oil Company and the Rockefeller Foundation, died in Ormond Beach, Florida, at age 97.
  34. 1939 Tuesday: German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler declares his future intentions of attacking and subjugating Poland at some point in the not-too-distant future.  Elsewhere, the Navy submarine USS Squalus sank during a test dive off the New England coast.  Rescuers saved 32 crewmembers and one civilian, but 26 others died in the mishap; however, the U.S. Navy managed to salvage the vessel and recommissioned it as the USS Sailfish.
  35. 1943 Sunday: During World War II, 826 Allied bombers hammered Dortmund, Germany, on this date.
  36. 1944 Tuesday: During World War II, Allied forces bogged down in Anzio began a major breakout offensive against the German defenders.
  37. 1945 Wednesday: Nazi official Heinrich Himmler committed suicide while imprisoned in Luneburg, Germany.  Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill resigns his position having lost his power.  Finally, British military police arrest new Fuhrer Admiral Karl Dȍnitz.
  38. 1946 Thursday: Future longtime bassist with the Boston rock-and-roll band, the J. Geil’s Band[ii]—Danny Klein—is born on this date in the Bronx, New York City.
  39. 1949 Monday: The Federal Republic of Germany, aka West Germany, undergoes establishment on this date in history.
  40. 1950 Tuesday: Future 77th U.S. Attorney General William Bill Barr is born in New York City, NY, on this date.  Barr served under President George H.W. Bush from August 16, 1991, to November 26, 1991, first as ACTING AG and then as the 77th, he served from November 26, 1991, to January 20, 1993.  He served again as the 85th U.S. Attorney General doing so under President Donald J. Trump from February 14, 2019, until December 24, 2020.
  41. 1954 Sunday: In Newark, New Jersey, future heavyweight boxing champion of the world, “Marvelous Marvin” Hagler is born.  Over the course of his pro career, Hagler compiled a record of 67 fights, 62 wins (52 KOs), 3 losses, and 2 draws.
  42. 1958 Friday: Chinese communist leader, Mao Tse Tung announces his “Great Leap Forward” program in the People’s Republic of China.  Meanwhile, schools in the U.S. use Cliff’s Notes for the first time.
  43. 1960 Monday: Israel announces its agents captured wanted Nazi Adolf Eichmann living in Argentina.
  44. 1962 Wednesday: American astronaut Scott Carpenter orbits the Earth three times.
  45. 1967 Tuesday: Egypt closed the Straits of Tiran to Israeli shipping, an action which helped precipitate the war between Israel and its Arab neighbors the following month, a war in which, Israel would beat the combined forces of Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq.
  46. 1969 Friday: The Who[iii] release their monumental rock opera, “Tommy” on this date. 
  47. 1977 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear appeals of Watergate wrongdoers H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman, and John Mitchell.
  48. 1984 Wednesday: Surgeon General C. Everett Koop issued a report saying there was “very solid” evidence linking cigarette smoke to lung disease in nonsmokers.
  49. 1986 Friday: The U.S. and Western Europe veto heavier sanctions against
    South Africa.
  50. 1990 Wednesday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average hits a record 2,856.26 points.
  51. 1991 Thursday: The last Cuban troops leave the African nation of Angola.  Meanwhile, the Supreme Court bans subsidized clinics from discussing abortion.
  52. 1992 Saturday: President George H. W. Bush orders Coast Guard to intercept boats carrying Haitian refugees.
  53. 1994 Monday: Around the town of Mina, Saudi Arabia, 200 pilgrims die in a mob frenzy.
  54. 1998 Saturday: The people of Northern Ireland accept the Good Friday Agreement in a referendum. 
  55. 2003 Friday: In the Stanley Cup Finals, the New Jersey Devils beat the Ottawa Senators 4 games to 3.
  56. 2004 Sunday: A portion of Paris’ Charles De Gaulle Airport’s terminal 2E collapses killing four people and injuring three others.
  57. 2006 Tuesday: In Houston, Texas, the 69th U.S. Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen died at age 85.  A Democrat, he served under President Bill Clinton from January 20, 1993, to December 22, 1994.
  58. 2010 Sunday: Film confirms Sarah, Duchess of York’s involvement in a scandal showing she asked for a $40,000 handshake in cash and for 500,000 pounds to be paid in return for access to Prince Andrew.
  59. 2011 Monday: Walid al-Muallem, foreign minister of Syria, denounces the European Union for the travel bans and asset freezes it has imposed on Syria.
  60. 2012 Wednesday: Fifteen months after the ouster of Egyptian President, Hosni Mubarak, voters go to the polls to elect a new leader.
  61. 2013 Thursday: The Skagit River Bridge over Interstate 5 collapses in the U.S. town of Mount Vernon, Washington; several vehicles plunge into the river, but there are no fatalities.      
  62. 2014 Friday: Russian president Vladimir Putin says that he will respect the outcome of the upcoming Ukrainian elections, even though Viktor Yanukovych, the former Ukrainian president, has not had his position terminated by legal means.  Meanwhile, Russia and communist China veto a U.N. Security Council resolution to establish a war crimes tribunal in Syria.  Of course, they did.
  63. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, Myanmar President Thein Sein implements a population control law requiring women to wait three years between children; critics believe the government can use the law to oppress women as well as minority religion and ethnic populations in the country.  Meanwhile- the victory goes to the Ukrainians today when their military forces carry out a successful ambush on the vehicle carrying the POS Russian thug, Colonel Alexei Mozgovoi.  That’s one for the home team!
  64. 2016 Monday: In Aden, Yemen, ISIS carries out a major suicide bombing that impels 41 Yemeni army recruits up to Allah sooner than expected and leaves another 61 in various stages o injury, dismemberment, and disfigurement.  WTF!  Meanwhile, Baltimore, Maryland, Police Officer Edward Nero is cleared of ALL charges in the peculiar death of local thug Freddie Gray.  He was one of six officers charged with the death of the criminal who died in the back of a police transport vehicle on the way to the hoosegow.
  65. 2017 Tuesday: Following the terrorist bombing in Manchester the day before, the British government increases the terrorist threat level.   Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald J. Trump meets with Pope Francis at Vatican City on this date.  Elsewhere, that knuckle-dragging cretin, former Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan testifies before the House Intelligence Committee saying he ‘knows of people who say there was contact between the Trump campaign and the damned Russians.’  Wow.  Big bulls**t, there Mr. ‘Former’ Communist.
  66. 2018 Wednesday: Following several years of upheaval, the NFL arrives at an agreement regarding its players and the playing of the National Anthem: if players are going to be on the field during the anthem, they are to stand.  Otherwise, get your FA off the field and into the locker rooms.  Enough with disrespect of both the nation and your fans!  Thank you, President Donald J. Trump.
  67. 2019 Thursday: Under Operation Blackwrist, law enforcement authorities working with Interpol rescue 50 children imprisoned by a Dark Net pedophile ring.  The children were saved in Thailand, Australia, and the U.S. with the main perp eventually receiving a sentence of 146 years.  Meanwhile, in the United States, deaths of illegal alien kids at the border in U.S. custody now stand at six over the course of eight months.  Of course, incensed Democrats rail at President Trump although when the same thing happened during the Obama regime, you didn’t hear a peep.    Illegal alien parents: please don’t send your brats to El Norte.  Gracias.
  68. 2020 Saturday: More information continues coming to light about how the communist Chinese have been working on bat viruses for the past 15-20 years.  The question is WHY?  Some say it’s because of SARS which caused numerous deaths when it broke out a decade or so ago while others believe- us, too- that it is for biowarfare research.  Well, it appears that COVID-19 did manage to jailbreak the Wuhan Institute of Virology and away we go.  Now dictator for life Xi Jinping says he welcomes a W.H.O.-led investigation into the origin of the Wuhan Virus when it ends.  When it ends?  And the W.H.O.?  The World Health Organization does the bidding of Xi Jinping so why would anyone believe anything it or the communists in Beijing say?  Here are today’s stats, first for the globe: 5,288,392 confirmed cases, 340,875 confirmed deaths, and 2,102,557 confirmed recoveries the last of which gives us hope as the number of recoveries far outweighs deaths.
  69. 2020 Saturday A: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the United States: 1,656,906 confirmed cases, 97,414 confirmed deaths, and 334,452 confirmed recoveries.  Now, we head to the breakdown of the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, California first: 90,631 confirmed cases, 3,708 confirmed deaths, but as usual, ZERO confirmed recoveries because Gov. Gavin Newsom continues playing politics.  He and his regime believe that IF they continue NOT publishing the number of recoveries, Californians will be afraid but next week when we begin seeing temperatures soar to over 100 degrees, people are going to disobey all governmental orders and edicts.  We won’t forget WHO is destroying the economy and It’s NOT President Donald J. Trump.  No, it’s Democrat governors.  Here are the stats for Hawaii: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 579 confirmed recoveries.  Here at the statistics for Washington state: 19,265 confirmed cases, 1,050 confirmed deaths, and ZERO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Come on, Gov. Jay Inslee, release the true stats, you worthless POS.
  70. 2020 Saturday B: Our contacts in Hong Kong continue scoffing at the numbers put out by the communists in Beijing.  Communist China claims 82,974 confirmed cases, 4,634 confirmed deaths, and 78,261 confirmed recoveries while Hong Kong claims 1,066 confirmed cases, 4 confirmed deaths, and 1,029 confirmed recoveries.  Our sources claim the numbers for communist China are more like 780,000 confirmed cases, 400,000-plus deaths, and about 1,700,000 confirmed recoveries.  Thank you for the info, please stay safe, Hong Kong!  Free Hong Kong!  Free Macau!  Free Taiwan!  Free Tibet!  Free Mainland China!  Time to return to the Two-China Policy by which, we recognize Taiwan as the legitimate government of the mainland and the People’s Republic of China as a usurper government.  We must bring Taiwan back to the United Nations and restore their seat on the U.N. Security Council as it was before the communist takeover.  
  71. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 167,505,190 confirmed cases, +467,189, 3,477,723  confirmed deaths, +9,401 and 148,580,554 confirmed recoveries, +56,391.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,896,035 confirmed cases, UP 13,286 from yesterday’s reporting, 604,082 confirmed deaths, UP 223,[iv] and 27,501,610 confirmed recoveries, UP 30,368.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[v]   
  72. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 287,475 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 172,134 deaths  
  73. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,777,262 confirmed cases, 62,926 confirmed deaths, and 2,018,729 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,310,335 confirmed cases, 36,474 confirmed deaths, and 1,919,367 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,867 confirmed cases, 496 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 429,950 confirmed cases, 5,766 confirmed deaths, and 201,105 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Georgia: they have 1,117,979 confirmed cases, 20,661 confirmed deaths, and 985,657 confirmed recoveries. [vi]    
  74. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,319 confirmed cases, 6,404 confirmed deaths, and 832,405 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Kyrgyzstan, a former part of the old Soviet Union: 102,511 cases of the virus, 1,751 confirmed deaths and 95,811 confirmed recoveries.[vii]     
  75. 2021 Sunday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,207.84, UP 123.69 points (+0.36%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,470.99, DOWN 64.75 points (-0.48%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,155.86, DOWN 3.26 points (-0.078%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.88 per barrel, +0.30 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,881.80 per troy oz., +5.10 (+0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $27.66 per troy ounce, +0.17 (+0.63%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,170.90 per troy oz, +1.50 (+0.13%) while the price of COPPER is $4.51 per pound, +0.03 (+0.64%).[viii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,783.06 per troy oz, -68.97 (-2.42%).[ix] The price of RHODIUM is $28,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Australian Dollar, one greenback equals 1.29 and in Azerbaijani Manat, a buck equals 1.69 and in Bahamian Dollar, one dollar equals 1.0 of theirs.[xi]     
  76. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.161 per gallon, $2.874 in Florida, $3.907 in Hawaii, and $3.563 in Washington state.[xii]    Let’s look at one other location- Guam: $4.345.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Uzbekistan: $2.693 per U.S. Gallon.[xiii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,321,440,516,014 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  77. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– today is Day 62 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris in this job and guess what- she has yet to visit the southern border to do the job. 
  78. 2021 Sunday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Outrage is growing over Belarus forcing down Ryanair Flight 4978 over its territory to seize a critic of thug ruler Alexander Lukashenko, journalist Raman Pratasevich.  The flight was coming from Athens, Greece, on the way to Vilnius, Lithuania, and as it traversed Belarusian airspace, fighter jets came alongside the aircraft while ground control warned the pilots of a bomb aboard the craft.  The flight then was directed to land at Minsk where the authorities went aboard and arrested Mr. Pratasevich.  Of course, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and other world leaders- including NATO!- condemned the Lukashenko government for this criminal act.  Question- who will do anything about it?  (Note- any members of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day will be careful as to where we fly so as to avoid any kind of illegal rendition threats).
  79. 2021 Sunday H: Fourth Annual Lavrentiy Beria Award Updates– The “Amazing” Dr. Tony Fauci has made it into the running for the 2021 Award that will be awarded in January 2022.  Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci is on the list because he is little more than a hired gun political hack who will babble whatever those funding his lunacy tell him to say.  Who can remember ‘masks were not necessary,’ then ‘masks were,’ then ‘maybe googles, too,’ then ‘maybe no goggles,’ then ‘perhaps two masks,’ then ‘perhaps three masks,’ as well as ‘schools should reopen’ and yet they are not open?  Yup.  He has earned his place in the running this year- Chef Pedro.
  80. 2021 Sunday I: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Oh, the gift that continues giving- thank you, communist China, thank you.  According to reports, India which is suffering some massive numbers of the Wuhan Flu also is seeing a dreadful additional effect, the so-called ‘black fungus,’ which in medical parlance is mucormycosis that centers around the eyes, nose, and mouth and can cause death in about half the cases reporting it.  According to the Indian government, they have close to 9,000 cases of this diabolical accompaniment of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  And you question as to whether this evil disease was created in a Chi-Com lab funded by the devious Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci.
  81. 2022 Monday: As you know, we await the news of the day…stick around and discover the truth…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0839 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Desert of My Dreams.”  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 were at a crossroads as far as which direction to go.  Fun at the beach was being replaced with mind trips via smoking the ganja and dropping the big LSD.  Like everyone else, the Beach Boys were expanding their consciousness via the weed and psychedelics and the album composer Brian Wilson was working on- “Smile”- was too far out for the rest of the group and so they released a subpar one entitled, “Smiley Smile” on September 16, 1967.  Although the album was no “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” (Beatles), “Their Satanic Majesties’ Request” (Rolling Stones), “Face to Face” by the Kinks, or “Ogden’s Nut-Gone Flake” (Small Faces), it produced one of the all-time greatest hits of the era: “Good Vibrations” and a lesser one, albeit a live staple, “Heroes and Villains.”  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and percussion), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  We love this album and understand that 55 years on, it’s still a glorious album to be sure.  We hope everyone will seek this one out, give it a good listen, and then make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- we believe you will be joyous that you did.

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[i] And people say there is NO God. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

109. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2022

2017 Wednesday: FOX News announces its letting go of long-time news host, Bill O’Reilly, following purported allegations of sexual improprieties. We learned somewhat later that the accusations were ginned up so the network could boot him in favor of Tucker Carlson.

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109. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2022:

Patriot’s Day (Maine and Massachusetts)

Vice President Walter F. Mondale; U.S. Attorney General Wayne MacVeagh; U.S. Interior Secretary Rogers C.B. Morton; Acting U.S. Transportation Secretary Maria Cino; the Animals featuring Alan Price, the Association featuring Larry Ramos, the Band featuring Levon Helm, Free and Backstreet Crawler featuring Paul Kossoff, and the Turtles featuring Mark Volman:

  1. 1054 Wednesday: The 152nd Roman Catholic Pope St. Leo IX ended his time as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He first became pontiff on February 12, 1049, and over the course of the subsequent 5 years and 66 days, guided his earthly flock on its journey to commune with the Lord.
  2. 1587 Sunday:  Sir Frances Drake sails into Cadiz, Spain and sinks Spanish fleet.
  3. 1764 Thursday: The English Parliament banned the American colonies from printing paper money.
  4. 1770 Thursday: English Captain James Cook first sees the continent of Australia.
  5. 1775 Wednesday: The American Revolutionary War began with the battles of Lexington and Concord. 
  6. 1782 Friday: John Adams secures the recognition of the United States as an independent government by the Dutch Republic and what is more, the house Adams purchased in The Hague, Netherlands, becomes the first U.S. Embassy.
  7. 1810 Thursday: Venezuela achieves home rule on this date having driven the Spaniards out of their country.
  8. 1833 Friday: In Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, future 36th U.S. Attorney General Wayne MacVeagh is born.   A Republican, then a Democrat, and then a Republican. he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 05, 1881, to December 15, 1881.
  9. 1861 Friday: During the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln orders a naval blockade of Confederate ports.
  10. 1865 Wednesday: At the White House, a funeral for President Abraham Lincoln, assassinated five days earlier, took place.  From there, his coffin underwent transportation to the U.S. Capitol for a private memorial service.
  11. 1874 Sunday: Fire destroys the U.S. barracks on Alcatraz Island.
  12. 1897 Monday: John J. McDermott wins the first Boston Marathon race in 2:55:10.
  13. 1901 Friday: In the Philippines, recently captured insurgent leader Emilio Aguinaldo issues a proclamation advising his compatriots to end their rebellion and use peaceful means to work with the U.S. toward independence.
  14. 1904 Tuesday: Fire destroys most of the Canadian city of Toronto.
  15. 1906 Thursday: The San Francisco Earthquake kills 452 people.
  16. 1915 Monday: Armenians around the town of Van are trying to resist the Ottoman Turks as they push to carry out the infamous Armenian Genocide.  The Turks are able to storm the town and liquidate at least 2,500 of the defenders.
  17. 1919 Saturday: The French assembly decides on an eight-hour workday.
  18. 1924 Saturday: The radio program “National Barn Dance” premieres on WLS Chicago.
  19. 1932 Tuesday: Authorities capture Bonnie Parker in a failed hardware store burglary and jails her.  However, a grand jury fails to indict her and within a few months, she walks free from jail.          
  20. 1933 Wednesday: The United States went off the Gold Standard thanks to Democratic President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s desire to capture as much of the gold supply as possible.
  21. 1934 Thursday: Shirley Temple appears in her first movie, “Stand Up & Cheer.”
  22. 1936 Sunday: In Palestine, anti-Jewish riots erupt, courtesy of Nazi sympathizers.
  23. 1939 Wednesday: Connecticut approved the Bill of Rights for the U.S. Constitution after sitting on it for 148 years.
  24. 1940 Friday: During World War II, as the Allies wage a losing battle in Norway with the Nazis, German forces continue building up for the big invasion of France, Belgium, and Luxembourg, slated to occur next month.
  25. 1941 Saturday: During World War II, Axis member Bulgaria invades Macedonia.  Elsewhere, the Luftwaffe carries out a massive bombing of London, damaging numerous buildings and causing chaos in the streets.  Meanwhile, in the East African Theater, South African troops continue their drive north from Addis Ababa on the road to Italian Eritrea where a battle soon ensues.
  26. 1942 Sunday: Future keyboardist and founding member of the British rock band, the Animals[i], Alan Price, was born in Fatfield, Washington, County Durham, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Larry Ramos, future guitarist/vocalist with the Association[ii] was born in Waimea, Kauai County, Hawaii, on this date.
  27. 1943 Monday: During World War II, tens of thousands of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto began a valiant but futile battle against Nazi forces.  The Nazi occupiers had no idea that the inhabitants were surreptitiously bringing in guns and ammunition, that they were stockpiling medical supplies, food, water, and that everyone who was capable of fighting would be able to fight.  The Jews knew the consequences of their actions would mean death but so would doing nothing.  The Nazis were hastily loading Jews aboard transport trains for one-way trips to the gas chambers.  And liberal Democrats claim there was NO Holocaust.
  28. 1944 Wednesday: The Imperial Japanese launch three simultaneous operations to crush Chinese resistance.  The war is going poorly for them, and they want to speed up operations on Mainland China so as to be able to send troops to protect the home islands.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Black Sea fleet begins bombarding the Nazi-and-Rumanian-occupied fortress city of Sebastopol in the Crimea.  Any Axis troops unable to evacuate to the west by sea are now trapped within their positions.  Elsewhere, other Red Army land operations sputter to an end as they run out of supplies.
  29. 1945 Thursday: The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Carousel” opened on Broadway.  Meanwhile, off the shores of Okinawa, the U.S. aircraft carrier Franklin, suffers heavy damage from kamikaze attacks.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the Red Army has conquered the Seelow Heights on the outskirts of Berlin.  Fighting is fierce as old men and young boys- Hitler Jugend- fight with a passion heretofore unseen by the Red Army.  Losses are terrific but the Soviets have come this far NOT to be deterred.  Berlin must and will fall.
  30. 1947 Saturday: Future vocalist/guitarist with the surf-rock band, the Turtles[iii]—Mark Volman—is born in Los Angeles, California, on this date.  He also played with Frank Zappa in the Mothers.
  31. 1948 Monday: Chiang Kai-shek elected president of Nationalist China[iv].  Elsewhere, ABC-TV network begins operations.
  32. 1951 Thursday: General Douglas MacArthur, relieved of his Far East Command by President Harry S. Truman, bade farewell in an address to Congress in which, he quoted a line from a ballad: “Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.”
  33. 1954 Monday: Fighting at Dien Bien Phu continues as the French continue trying to relieve exhausted troops fighting at the remaining Huguette outposts north of the airfield.   At the same time, other French forces are trying to fight to reestablish communications with Isabelle south of the camp, the second largest outpost in the rings surrounding the main base.  There is a desperate plan cooked up by the French leadership in Hanoi that a relief force will fight to open a passage for the defenders to escape if only the southern expedition can fight through their own battles to get there on time.  Add to that a cold spell and harsh weather and getting in reinforcements and supplies is becoming challenging.[v]
  34. 1957 Friday: In Buffalo, New York, future 14.1st Acting U.S. Secretary of Transportation Maria Cino is born.  A Republican, Secretary Cino would serve under President George W. Bush from August 07, 2006, to October 17, 2006.
  35. 1958 Saturday: The San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers played the first major league baseball game on the West Coast.
  36. 1960 Tuesday: In Major League Baseball, team jerseys begin displaying the names of the players on their backs along with their numbers.
  37. 1961 Wednesday: In Louisville, Kentucky, up-and-coming heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay scores a TKO of opponent, LaMar Clark at the 1:27-minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 8-round bout to put his pro record to 6-0.
  38. 1965 Monday: The TAMI Show premieres in London.
  39. 1966 Tuesday: Bobbi Gibb, 23, became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon at a time when only men were allowed to participate.  She jumped into the middle of the pack after the sound of the starting pistol and finished in 3:21:40.
  40. 1971 Monday: For his part in the Tate-La Bianca slayings, Charles Manson receives the death sentence.
  41. 1972 Wednesday: Bangladesh becomes a member of the British Commonwealth.
  42. 1976 Monday: Paul Kossoff, noted guitarist of the band Free[vi] and then of his own group, Back Street Crawler[vii], died of drug abuse-related illnesses while traveling to New York City.
  43. 1977 Tuesday: The Supreme Court, in Ingraham v. Wright, ruled 5-4 that even severe spanking of school-aged children by faculty members did not violate the Eighth Amendment ban against cruel and unusual punishment.
  44. 1979 Thursday: In Easton, Maryland, former 39th U.S. Interior Secretary Rogers C.B. Morton died at age 64.  A Republican, Secretary Morton served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from January 29, 1971, to April 30, 1975.
  45. 1982 Monday: Astronauts Sally K. Ride and Guion S. Bluford Jr., became the first woman and first African American tapped for U.S. Space Missions.
  46. 1986 Saturday: At the Las Vegas Hilton in Winchester, Nevada, the ‘Easton Assassin”- heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes- loses a 15-round split decision against IBF and The Ring magazine heavyweight champion Michael “The Jinx” Spinks.   Holmes second loss in a row- and his second to “The Jinx” in a row- put his pro record to 48-2.   As for the champ, his record went to 29-0.  On the undercard, heavyweight boxer Buster Douglas scores a unanimous 10-round decision over opponent, David Jaco, to put his record to 22-3-1-1.  As for Jaco, his record went to 19-7 with the loss.
  47. 1987 Sunday: In the NBA, the Los Angeles Clippers end their season with a devastating 12-70 record.
  48. 1989 Wednesday: A gun turret aboard the USS Iowa explodes resulting in the deaths of 47 sailors and numerous injuries.
  49. 1990 Thursday: Members of the NBA teams the Detroit Pistons and the Philadelphia 76’ers get into a brawl, resulting in more than $162,500 of fines, an NBA record until today.
  50. 1991 Friday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield beats “Big George” Foreman via a 12-round unanimous decision to put his pro boxing record to 26-0.  He also retained the WBA, WBC, and IBF heavyweight titles of the world while “Big George’s” record went to 69-3.  On the undercard, heavyweight boxer Tommy “The Duke” Morrison scored a TKO in the 5th round at the 2:06 minute mark of a scheduled 10-round bout over his opponent, Soviet boxer Yuri Vaulin.  This put “The Duke’s” record to 27-0.
  51. 1993 Monday: The 51-day siege at the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, ended as fire destroyed the structure after federal agents began smashing their way in; dozens of people, including cult leader David Koresh, lost their lives in the conflagration.  This date marked the first time in American history in which the government of the United States used tanks and other military hardware against American citizens and neither President Bill Clinton nor his attorney general, Janet Reno, has had to answer for this monstrous crime.
  52. 1994 Tuesday: Rodney King receives $3,800,000 in compensation of police beating.
  53. 1995  Wednesday: A truck bomb destroyed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people.  Bomber Timothy McVeigh was later convicted of federal murder charges and executed.
  54. 2004 Monday: Argentine soccer legend, Diego Maradona, is reported to have suffered a major heart attack in Buenos Aires and is in the hospital.
  55. 2005 Tuesday: Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, becomes the 265th pope.  He would guide all of Roman Catholicism from today until February 28, 2013, when the Church forced him into retirement.  Elsewhere, the nomination of John Bolton to become the next ambassador to the United Nations receives a death blow when Senator George Voinovich, R-OH, says in committee that he ‘cannot vote for this man to become the face of the U.S. in such an important body.’  This puts the nomination of Bolton on hold for another 30 days at least so the FBI can investigate claims that he ‘yells at people’ or ‘treats them mean.’  Ai yi-yi!
  56. 2006 Wednesday: White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan announces his resignation from the White House staff.  Many expect that Karl Rove, top adviser to President George W. Bush, will take over in the press room; then again, maybe not.  The Bush administration is fearful of the mid-term elections going against the administration. 
  57. 2007 Thursday: Amnesty International does its job and reports that the Taliban is committing heinous acts on the population of Afghanistan.  It’s who these people are.
  58. 2008 Saturday: Insane Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr threatens a new mass uprising if the U.S. and their Sunni flunkies do not stop going after his people. 
  59. 2009 Sunday: President Barack Hussein Obama, much to the horror of the liberal losers who voted for him the previous November, announces that ALL CIA officers who used enhanced interrogation techniques will NOT- repeat- NOT- be prosecuted.
  60. 2010 Monday: Kyrgyzstan unrest continues as over 1,000 people in Jala-Abad gather in the town’s main square denouncing Otunbayeva’s interim government and chanting pro-Bakiyev slogans.  Elsewhere, election officials in Baghdad order a recount of ballots after numerous complaints were raised about the authenticity of the elections.
  61. 2011 Tuesday: In Cuba, Fidel Castro resigns from the Communist Party’s central committee.  Elsewhere, following reports that prison authorities are stripping Pfc. Bradley Manning and removing his clothes while he remains in his cell have prompted public outrage which leads to the U.S. military transferring him to Leavenworth, Kansas, where he will be housed in the military lockup, away from prying eyes.
  62. 2012 Thursday: Levon Helm, famed multi-instrument musician who played with the Band[viii] for numerous years lost his battle with cancer on this date.   He died in New York City at the age of 71.  
  63. 2013 Friday: Former President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, undergoes arrest and charging for unlawfully detaining judges in 2007.
  64. 2014 Saturday: According to Brainy History, Chinese auto manufacturer FAW Group announces it will commence taking orders for its new Red Flag L5 custom-made auto; the car is like a Ferrari and will cost the purchaser approximately $803,000. 
  65. 2015 Sunday: The European Union agrees to meet following the sinking of a refugee-laden boat in the Mediterranean that claims the lives of 900 or more people.  They hope to create a plan and to fund it that will help them prevent all such disasters. 
  66. 2016 Tuesday: In a Chi-Com court, a computer programmer by the name of Huang Yu, a resident of Sichuan, to death for having leaked more than 150,000 sensitive documents of high value to an unknown foreign power.  He won’t be sitting on death row for 20-30 years before sentence occurs.
  67. 2017 Wednesday: FOX News announces its letting go of long-time news host, Bill O’Reilly, following purported allegations of sexual improprieties.  We learned somewhat later that the accusations were ginned up so the network could boot him in favor of Tucker Carlson.   Elsewhere, Caracas, Venezuela, sees the ‘Mother of All Marches” as hundreds of thousands of people turn out to protest the dictatorship of Nicolas Maduro.  In subsequent events, several people are killed or injured on both sides of the political divide.
  68. 2018 Thursday: Following the stepping down of President Raul Castro, Cuba elects Miguel Dias-Canel the communist island nation’s new president.  Meanwhile, one day after the U.S. Senate votes to allow ‘babies on its floor,’ Senator Tammy Duckworth, D-Illinois, brings her newborn babe to the world’s most august body.   Elsewhere, the government of Ukraine is urging Russian ‘separatists’ in the Donbass not to flood a mine where the Soviet Union once stored nuclear weapons.  It could cause a humongous environmental disaster; then again, no one ever said Russians were ‘gifted individuals.’
  69. 2019 Friday: Famed German composer and conductor Martin Böttcher, dies at age 91.  Meanwhile, the U.S. National Institutes of Health announces a $350 million grant for researchers to find ways to cut the number of opioid deaths in the four hardest hit states.  Elsewhere, media reports that former Vice President (and Senator) Joe Biden has decided that next week, he will officially announce he is in the race for the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  Finally, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announces a bill that would raise the minimum age for tobacco products from 18 to 21.
  70. 2020 Sunday: Thanks to Chinese incompetence or by purpose, the COVID-19 continues killing people around the planet.  As of today, there are 2,382,064 confirmed cases of the Kung Flu, 165,636 confirmed deaths, and 611,791 confirmed recoveries which is great.  The United States acknowledges 762,690 confirmed cases, 40,548 confirmed deaths, and 68,119 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, communist China, the place where this debacle originated claims 88,302 confirmed cases what with- get this- 4,632 confirmed deaths and 82,589 confirmed recoveries.  What a bunch of lying scumbags but then, communists always lie.  When this is over will be time enough for those affected by the Wuhan Virus Crisis to begin suing the living bejeezus out of every communist official as well as the labs and the wet markets where this barbarity originated.
  71. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 141,684,613 confirmed cases, +690,758, 3,024,290  confirmed deaths, +9,715, and 81,018,628 confirmed recoveries, +562,181.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,878,296 confirmed cases, UP 10,922 from yesterday’s reporting, 572,701 confirmed deaths, UP 546, and 119,038,619 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[ix] 
  72. 2021 Monday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 247,905 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  73. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,718,223 confirmed cases, 60,994 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,173,138 confirmed cases, 34,471 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,715 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 387,382 confirmed cases, 5,427 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Mississippi, the home of the New South: they have 309,186 confirmed cases, 7,153 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[x]   Meanwhile, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says he expects to see the Johnson & Johnson vaccine back in action later this week.  In other Chi-Vi news, today, we learned that more than half of our fellow Americans have received at least ONE of their Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines.
  74. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,047 confirmed cases, 6,335 confirmed deaths, and 828,488 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Dominican Republic, a place where horrible attacks on U.S. tourists seem to occur with shocking regularity: 261,129 cases of the virus, 3,418 confirmed deaths and 218,724 confirmed recoveries.[xi]    
  75. 2021 Monday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,077.63, DOWN 123.04 points (-0.36%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,914.76, DOWN 137.58 points (-0.98%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,163.06, DOWN 22.21 points (-0.53%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.59 per barrel, +0.17 (+0.27%).  The price of GOLD is $1,770.80 per troy oz., +0.20 (+0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.86 per troy ounce, +0.02 (+0.09%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,211.70 per troy oz, +5.20 (+0.43%) while the price of COPPER is $4.24 per pound, -0.00 (-0.01%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,797.85 per troy oz, +20.35 (+0.73%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,000.00 per troy oz., +400.00 (+1.40%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.51 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.82.     In Hong Kong dollar, one greenback equals 7.77 and in Hungarian Forint, a buck equals 299.57.[xv]   
  76. 2021 Monday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE 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 $3.971 per gallon, $2.822 in Florida, $3.734 in Hawaii, and $3.374 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Kentucky: $2.734.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,190,082,334,572 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.
  77. 2021 Monday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– Governor Ron DeSantis,[xviii] R-FL, signs the most pro-law enforcement bill on the books and also has consequences for violent rioters.  God bless you, sir!  Next, a poll in New York state says that ’54-percent of the voters view Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Go, aka the Gropin’ Gov, with disdain.  Another poll tried to say the voters would vote for this POS again, but no one believes that.  Speaking of the Empire State, a judge rules that the case, N.Y. v. Amazon will remain at the state level and not move up the chain to the federal level.   In other interesting “Killer” Cuomo news, N.Y. Attorney General Leticia James may be ‘reviewing’ the erstwhile governor’s autobiographical ‘novel’ of the wonderful job he did during the Chinese Virus pandemic, the one in which, he consigned tens of thousands of New York’s elderly and ill to their deaths.
  78. 2021 Monday G: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– The Texas House of Representatives okays a bill dropping permits to open-carry firearms in the state.  Speaking of the Lone Star State, the former Austin Police Department detective sought in the shooting deaths of three people yesterday has been scooped up in police custody.   Next, President Donald J. Trump advises decrepit Joe Biden NOT to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan on the symbolic date of September 11, 2021, the 20-year-anniversary of the Islamist attack on New York City, on the Pentagon, and on a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.  Will old drooling Joe Biden listen to the sage advice?  Most likely not. 
  79. 2021 Monday H: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III– Elsewhere, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, is putting forth a bill demanding the expulsion of lunatic Congresswoman Maxine “Prune Face” Waters, DS-CA 43rd congressional district, over her visit to Minnesota over the weekend to encourage VIOLENCE no matter the outcome of the murder trial of Officer Derek Chauvin.  House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, is standing by her fellow octogenarian by saying, “She did nothing wrong.”  Both of these imbeciles must be voted out of office or impeached and removed.   In the case of “Prune Face” Waters, she should be doing time prison.  (Dr. Alan Dershowitz says that ‘Maxine Waters singlehandedly may have caused a mistrial due to her careless words.’[xix]   In other news, as the deathwatch of Putin critic Alexei Navalny begins, Joe Biden begins uttering some incoherent words in defense of the imprisoned freedom fighter.
  80. 2021 Monday I: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS IV– Congressman Steve Stivers, R-OH 15th congressional district is resigning his seat to head his state’s Chamber of Commerce.   Next, a Jewish coalition may expel the Zionists of America for them being critical of radical anti-Semite scum such as Congresswomen Rashida “Foul Mouth” Tlaib, DS-MI 13th congressional district, and Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, DS-MN 5th congressional district, by calling them out for their anti-Israel bigotry.  What did ZOA say wrong?   Next, Republican leaders are demanding a meeting with ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris so they can discuss the BORDER CRISIS, the one a word-slurring Joe Biden long claimed it wasn’t but now says it is and do something about it.  “Kooky Kamala” Harris has crisscrossed the country but has gone NOWHERE near the border since coming into office.  Speaking of the BORDER CRISIS, Joe Biden issued new rules to Customs and Border Patrol telling them ‘NO LONGER can they use the words ‘illegal alien’ and ‘assimilation’ when discussing the ILLEGAL ALIEN INVADERS POURING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN BORDER.’  WTF?   Speaking of ILLEGALS, Joe Biden’s handlers pledge that fuddled old Joe is going to raise the numbers of REFUGEES accepted into the country but that his original goal of hundreds of thousands may not occur.   (Interesting note- late this afternoon, the White House began walking back Joe Biden’s mumbled statements about the ‘crisis’ on the southern border.  Maybe they’ll CANCEL JOE?).
  81. 2021 Monday J: INTERESTING HYPOCRISY OF THE DAY–  Facebook is now censoring criticism of Black Lives Matter skank Patrice Cullors who has purchased several million dollars’ worth of real estate using money donated to BLM by dimwits such as FB cofounder Dustin Moskovitz who gave $5 million to the Marxist organization.  We cannot have people calling out LIBERAL HYPOCRISY now can we and so the great social media platform won’t let anyone call them out on it.
  82. 2021 Monday K: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT– After the defense wrapped up its closing arguments in the trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, the jury now has the case and cities from Minneapolis to Chicago to Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles, California, to Portland, Oregon, are all preparing for out-of-control riots should he be acquitted on ALL charges.  Judge Peter Cahill says, ‘it will be an easy appeal what with Congresswoman Maxine “Prune Face” Waters urging VIOLENCE on American society NO MATTER WHAT VERDICT THE JURY DELIVERS.  (Note- we have said this and will continue saying it, ‘we think Officer Chauvin is going to get off.  Completely.  The blame will rest on liberal Democrats.  Period.  We think that had not the liberals involved themselves, had not the city of Minneapolis paid George Floyd’s family in the week prior to the start of the trial, they may have gotten a just verdict whereas now- as with George Zimmerman, aka the “White Hispanic,” they won’t get the verdict they seek.  IF they do, Chauvin will beat it on appeal).
  83. 2021 Monday L: NOTABLE DEATH– Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale who served under President Jimmy Carter from January 20, 1977, to January 20, 1981, died today in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the age of 93.  He also was the Democratic Party’s standard-bearer in 1984 with New York Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro, D-NY 9th congressional district as his running mate.  They were soundly defeated by President Ronald Reagan.  Bon voyage, Mr. Vice President.   In other notable news, we learn today that Capitol Hill Police Officer Brian Sicknick did not die from having his head ‘stoved in with a fire extinguisher’ as multiple media sources proclaimed for months on end during the FALSE FLAG OPERATION on January 06, 2021, but from a combination of two strokes caused by chemical irritants sprayed in his face by Antifa ‘protesters.’
  84. 2022 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 505,737,568 confirmed cases, +718,359, 6,227,272 confirmed deaths, +2,913 and 457,655,561 confirmed recoveries, +1,211,298. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,415,140 confirmed cases, UP 59,724 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,016,149 confirmed deaths, UP 452,[xx] and 80,272,269 confirmed recoveries, UP to 46,943.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxi]
  85. 2022 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 566,856 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 202,101 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 454 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  86. 2022 Tuesday 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: 9,160,884 confirmed cases, 89,829 confirmed deaths, and 8,927,386 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,932,238 confirmed cases, 73,738 confirmed deaths, and 5,804,985 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 243,299 confirmed cases, 1,390 confirmed deaths, and 237,374 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,477,863 confirmed cases, 12,626 confirmed deaths, and 1,438,153 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Vermont: they have 120,503 confirmed cases, 626 confirmed deaths, and 114,526 confirmed recoveries.[xxii]   
  87. 2022 Tuesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,040,944 confirmed cases, 10,647 confirmed deaths, and 3,941,841 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Wallis and Futuna, 217th place on the list: 454 cases of the virus, 7 confirmed death and 438 confirmed recoveries.[xxiii]                         
  88. 2022 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,911.20, UP 499.51 points (+1.45%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,619.66 UP 287.30 points (+2.15%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,462.21, UP 70.52 points (+1.61%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $103.75 per barrel, +1.19 (+1.16%).  The price of GOLD is $1,949.80 per troy oz., -9.20 (-0.47%) while the price of SILVER is $25.17 per troy ounce, +0.23 (-0.89%).  The price of PLATINUM is $990.10 per troy oz, +1.40 (+0.14%) while the price of COPPER is $4.71 per pound, -0.01 (-0.28%).[xxiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,371.42 per troy oz., -0.51 (-0.02%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,900.00 per troy oz., -300.00 (-1.56%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,105,000.00 per CNY/T, +10,000.00 (+0.91%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,261.00 per USD/T, -24.50 (-0.75%). The price of ZINC is $4,507.00 per USD/T., +95.00 (+2.15%).   The price of COCOA is $2,525.00 per USD/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of COFFEE is $221.30 per USD/T, -2.20 (-0.98%).  The price of LUMBER is $938.60 USD 1,000 board feet +14.70 (+1.59%).[xxv]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000024.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.39 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.93 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.01, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 78.25 of theirs.    In Mauritanian Rupee, one greenback equals 42.90 and in Moldovan Leu, a buck equals 18.45 and in Mongolian Tughrik, one dollar equals 3,030.00 of theirs.[xxvi]       
  89. 2022 Tuesday 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 and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.702 per gallon, $4.072 in Florida, $5.239 in Hawaii, and $4.678 in Washington state.[xxvii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Kentucky- $3.812.  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 21st LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Oman: $2.344 per U.S. Gallon.[xxviii] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,395,519,970,192 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Sweden the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Philippines.  This nation holds $43,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  90. 2022 Tuesday: Stick around for come what may…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0805 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Meandering Stream.”  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 historic Ryman Theater in Nashville, Tennessee, has seen loads of unforgettable concerts in its day and Levon Helm’s appearance there in 2011 is among those.  “Ramble at the Ryman” came out on May 17, 2011, and features an unforgettable concert to be sure, one that features Band classics such as “Ophelia,” “Evangeline,” “Rag Mama Rag,” “The Shape I’m in,” “Chest Fever,” and “The Weight”- among others.  There are also tunes he recorded on his solo efforts, all well worth the price of admission.  Joining the drummer, vocalist, and mandolinist are Larry Campbell (guitars, fiddle, mandolins, and vocals), Paul Ossola (bass), Brian Mitchell (keyboards/vocals), Tony Leone (drums), a horn section, and backing vocalists.  The Band isn’t around anymore but this is as close as it gets which is why we encourage everyone to seek this album out and making it a part of their never-ending, perpetually-growing collection.

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[i] We began presenting the music of the Animals, of Eric Burdon and the Animals, of Eric Burdon, Eric Burdon and War, and War beginning on Monday, 08-June-2015 and the presentation ran through Sunday, 02-August-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider making them a part of your listening pleasure.

[ii] We promoted the music of the Association beginning on Wednesday, 25-September-2013 through Monday, 07-October-2013.  These guys were amazing, we hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your growing collection of albums and CDs.

[iii] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.

[iv] Nationalist China is FREE China, the true owners of mainland China.  Driven off the mainland by the Reds in 1948-49 to the island of Formosa, renamed Taiwan, these people held the seat in the United Nations now held by the communists.  Many believe it is high time we return to a Two-China Policy that would recognize both the Free and the communist governments would benefit the entire world.  Many also believe it is time to boot Red China out of the UN and welcome Taiwan back in, especially since the communists gave the world the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis.

[v] As usual, our main sources for the heroic Battle of Dien Bien Phu in which several thousand French Union troops fought against tens of thousands of ravenous communist soldiers comes from “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, De Capo Press, 2006.

[vi] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.

[vii] We promoted the music of both Koss and Back Street Crawler when we did the previous batch of famed British bands.

[viii] We are hopeful we will present the music of the Band and of its individual members sometime in 2024-2025.  Great music by a superb band

[ix] Bing has returned to reporting update numbers (well, mostly).  Here is the link: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

[x] Speaking of the decision to flip the game from Atlanta to Denver, we learned today that unsavory people like Stacey Abrams and the big dimwit, the pro-Chi-Com-loving LeBron James were integral in getting the game moved.  How outrageous.  How evil.  Scumbags.

[xi] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] Governor Ron DeSantis also is dumping YouTube in favor of Rumble.

[xix] You know, we suspect she may have done this on purpose so that violence does indeed break out, violence she believes she can use to her benefit.  Wouldn’t it be great if an unruly mob showed up outside her home?

[xx] 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)

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

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

[xxiii] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

86. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2022

2021 Saturday: JOE BIDEN NEWS- U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is said to have terminated the 25-30 members of the Department of Homeland Security Advisory board which includes Trump appointees such as Ken Cuccinelli, Tom Homan, and anyone else who might be going against the Biden regime’s OPEN BORDERS policy.

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86. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 2022:

U.S. Secretary of State James R. Schlesinger; U.S. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance; Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev; Genesis featuring Tony Banks, Chris Stewart, & John Mayhew; INXS featuring Andrew Farriss, and Procol Harum featuring Matt Pegg:

  1. 1378 Friday: The 201st Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XI ended his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  His time as pontiff began on December 30, 1370, and over the subsequent years, he guided his flock forward on its pathway to Christ until today.
  2. 1513 Thursday: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon sighted present-day Florida.  Upon landing, the famed explorer and conquistador would begin the search for the highly sought-after fountain of youth.
  3. 1625 Thursday: Charles I, king of England, Scotland, and Ireland, ascends English throne.
  4. 1794 Thursday: Congress approved “An Act to provide a naval Armament” of six armed ships.
  5. 1802 Saturday: The Treaty of Amiens ends the French Revolutionary Wars.
  6. 1814 Sunday: The Battle at Horseshoe Bend: General Andrew Jackson beats the Creek Indians.
  7. 1836 Sunday: The first Mormon temple was dedicated in Kirkland, Ohio.  Elsewhere, in Goliad, Texas, General Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana ordered the execution of about 350 Texan prisoners along with their commander, James Fannin.  However, nearly 30 Texans managed to escape and tell their story.  
  8. 1841 Saturday: Engineers tested the first steam fire engine in New York City.
  9. 1860 Tuesday: M. L. Byrne of New York patents a “covered gimlet screw with a ‘T’ Handle, also known as a ‘corkscrew.’  
  10. 1863 Friday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis calls for this to be a day of fasting and prayer.
  11. 1866 Tuesday: President Andrew Johnson vetoes civil rights bill; it later becomes 14th amendment.  Meanwhile, Andrew Rankin patents the urinal.
  12. 1884 Thursday: The first telephone line between Boston and New York was inaugurated on this date.
  13. 1899 Monday: Italian inventor G. Marconi achieved the first international radio transmission between England and France.
  14. 1904 Sunday: Colorado state authorities ordered Mary Jarris “Mother” Jones to leave the state because of accusations that she was stirring up striking coalminers.
  15. 1912 Wednesday: First Lady Helen Herron Taft and the wife of Japan’s ambassador to the United States, Viscountess Chinda, planted the first two of 3,000 cherry trees given as a gift by the mayor of Tokyo.
  16. 1915 Saturday: The authorities arrest “Typhoid Mary” Mallon after she evaded law enforcement for five years and causing several outbreaks of the disease during that time and returned her to quarantine on North Brother Island, New York. 
  17. 1917 Tuesday:  In Clarksburg, W. Va., future 57th U.S. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Jimmy Carter from 01-20-1977 to 04-28-1980.
  18. 1924 Thursday: Canada recognizes the U.S.S.R.  Most nations were standoffish with the new communist country, but Canada took a chance on them.
  19. 1933 Monday: Imperial Japan leaves the League of Nations after being slammed for their war of aggression in China.
  20. 1939 Monday: The first NCAA men’s basketball championship game took place on this date with Oregon defeating Ohio State by a score of 46-33.
  21. 1940 Wednesday: SS Chief Heinrich Himmler orders building of Auschwitz concentration camp, at Katowice, Poland.   In France, artillery duels between Allied and German batteries rage back and forth.   Still, no sign of Nazi invasion.
  22. 1941 Thursday: Anti-Nazi coup throws Prince Paul out of Yugoslavia, which led to Adolf Hitler issuing Fuhrer Directive #27 calling for an assault on the Balkan nation.  Elsewhere, in the fight to liberate Eritrea from the Fascist Italians, the British continue trying to force their way into the town of Kerren, heavily defended by the remaining crack Italian troops.  British armor units continue blasting away at Fascist positions while South African air assets continue bombing and strafing the cowering Italian forces.  Many civilians are fleeing out of the area as rapidly as possible and it’s clear that the end is in sight.   How long and how many more lives will be lost remains to be seen but the Italians lack the supplies, the numbers, and the resolve to continue battling much longer.
  23. 1942 Friday: American service members were granted free mailing privileges.  Elsewhere, in Burma, as the Japanese continue overrunning that country, the RAF and Fighting Tigers begin pulling all assets out of that country and relocating them to China.
  24. 1943 Saturday: The Afrika Korps is facing attacks from General George S. Patton’s armored corps from the west while the British continue pummeling them from the south and the east.  Still, they will continue the fight as long as they can to prevent the Allied forces being withdrawn to other theaters such as the upcoming invasion of Sicily. 
  25. 1944 Monday: The Gestapo executes 40 Jewish police officers in Riga, Latvia.  Meanwhile, the Nazis murder 2,000 Jews at Kaunas, Lithuania.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the Soviets are trying to counter the German relief forces of two infantry and two SS panzer divisions coming to help their comrades of the First Panzer Division break out.  German commanders inside the pocket have been given heads up to begin the breakout of their forces at midnight.
  26. 1945 Tuesday: After the deaths of 22,000 Japanese soldiers and 6,000 U.S. military personnel, Iwo Jima becomes secure.  On the Eastern Front, the Soviets continue hammering their way deeper into Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia.  Although in headlong retreat, elements of the German army- especially the 6th SS Panzer Division- continue slicing and dicing the Red Army forces thrown at them.
  27. 1946 Wednesday: Four-month-long strikes at both General Electric and General Motors ended with an increase in workers’ wages.  In French Indochina, the French are preparing to reclaim their colony from the recently declared free nation of Vietnam.  Ho Chi Minh is a wanted criminal.
  28. 1947 Thursday: Future third drummer for the British band, Genesis[i]—John Mayhew—is born on this date in London, England.
  29. 1950 Monday: Future Genesis[ii] keyboardist from 1968 to present—Tony Banks—was born in East Sussex, Great Britain on this date, as was the band’s first drummer (1968), Chris Stewart- he was born in Horsham, Sussex.
  30. 1952 Thursday: The U.S. Eighth Army reached the 38th parallel in Korea, the original dividing line between the two Koreas.
  31. 1954 Saturday: Despite previous actions the day before in an effort to remove antiaircraft batteries north of the main airstrip at Dien Bien Phu, the communists are successful in downing some incoming Dakota cargo planes over the airfield.  Paratroop supplies are to be above 6,500 feet now that the communists have close proximity to where incoming and outgoing planes come.  Tomorrow, however, French paratroopers and Foreign Legionnaires under the command of the fiery Major Marcel Bigeard are going to clean their clocks.[iii]
  32. 1958 Thursday: Nikita Khrushchev became Soviet premier in addition to First Secretary of the Communist Party.
  33. 1959 Friday: Future member of the Australian rock band, INXS[iv]—Andrew Farriss (keyboards/guitars/harmonica/percussion/backing vocals 1977-2012)—is born in Australia on this date.
  34. 1961 Monday: Failed assassination attempt on King Saif al-Islam Achmad of Yemen.
  35. 1964 Friday: Alaska was hit by a powerful earthquake and tsunamis that killed about 130 people.
  36. 1968 Wednesday: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, 34-years-old, the first man to orbit the Earth, died when his MiG-15 jet crashed during a routine training flight near Moscow.
  37. 1971 Saturday: Matt Pegg, current bassist with the British rock band, Procol Harum[v], was born on this date in history.
  38. 1973 Tuesday: “The Godfather” won the Academy Award for best picture of 1972, but its star, Marlon Brando, refused to accept his Oscar for best actor.  Elsewhere, Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead[vi]) stopped for speeding and LSD possession.
  39. 1976 Saturday: Washington D.C. opened its subway system on this date.
  40. 1977 Sunday: 583 people were killed when a KLM Boeing 747, attempting to take off, crashed into a Pan Am 747 on the Canary Island of Tenerife.
  41. 1980 Thursday: During a powerful storm, the Alexander Kielland- a floating oil field platform in the North Sea- capsized and killed 113 workers aboard it.
  42. 1983 Sunday: Larry Holmes beats Lucien Rodriguez in 12 rounds to retain the WBC and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles.  In so doing, Holmes improved his professional record to 42-0 while Rodriguez dropped one.  Fighting for France, Rodriguez lost a unanimous decision to the powerful Holmes.  The bout occurred in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
  43. 1997 Thursday: Nearly 2 million Russian workers held a nationwide strike to protest unpaid wages.  
  44. 1998 Friday: The Food and Drug Administration approved the boner pill, Viagra—it was the first pill for male impotence.
  45. 2004 Saturday: NASA successfully launched an unpiloted X-43A jet that hit Mach 7 or about 5,000 miles per hour.
  46. 2006 Monday: Al-Qaida conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui testified at his federal trial that he was supposed to hijack a fifth airplane on September 11, 2001, and fly it into the White House.
  47. 2007 Tuesday: NFL owners voted to make instant replay a permanent officiating tool in all its games.
  48. 2010 Saturday: Thousands of ‘red shirt’ protesters demand fresh elections, causing Thai troops to retreat.
  49. 2011 Sunday: Libya’s military operations are now under the NATO control.
  50. 2012 Tuesday: Libya’s National Transitional Council admits it faces a national crisis amidst and escalation of violence and militia rule.  Elsewhere, world leaders discuss nuclear security during a summit in Seoul, South Korea.
  51. 2013 Wednesday: A 6.0-magnitude earthquake named Nantou, strikes near Taipei, Taiwan; one person is killed and 19 injured.  In Africa, Mali and French troops continue battling jihadists throughout the hinterlands, a joint operation that began in January and which has cost the Malian government at least 63 soldiers killed, and numerous others injured.  Meanwhile, organizers of the Glastonbury Festival 2013 announce that the Rolling Stones will headline the Saturday show.  Most of the bands are unknowns although the Smashing Pumpkins and the Tom-Tom Club will be performing.  The rest- what has happened to the world of music?   
  52. 2014 Thursday: President Obama pays his respects in a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican; Obama has stated that he is “a great admirer” of the new pope.  Meanwhile, doctors announce that a 3D-printed plastic skull was successfully used to replace part of a woman’s real skull in an operation three months ago in the Dutch city of Utrecht.  Elsewhere, the 12th U.S. Secretary of State James R. Schlesinger died at age 85 in Baltimore, Maryland.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon, and Gerald R. Ford from 07-02-1973 to 11-19-1975.
  53. 2015 Friday: U.S. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, announces that following his term’s end in January 2017, he will not be seeking another term.  Senator Reid, before you go, please release ALL UFO files, the American people deserve to see them.  ASAP!
  54. 2016 Sunday: The so-called “Religion of Peace” strikes again as Taliban-connected terror group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar carries out a suicide bombing at a park in Lahore, Pakistan, killing at least 70 unfortunates and wounding countless others.  Thank you, Islam, thank you.  Meanwhile, tens of thousands of angry Belgians march in protest over the recent jihadist attacks in their country and in neighboring France but when the marchers confront a bunch of Muslim women and begin yelling at them and giving the ‘Nazi salute,’ police move in with water cannons and other crowd-dispersing methods, so things don’t get out of control.  Stop the jihad!  It’s as simple as that.
  55. 2017 Monday:  Following last night’s shootings at the Cameo Nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, law enforcement officers have the dragnet out seeking what they believe to be at least four shooters.   Law enforcement officials believed the shooting was at first a mass shooting; then, they found out that it was the result of several patrons who got involved in an argument that led to firearms being drawn and people shot.  Elsewhere, by a vote of 31-1, NFL team owners agree to the Oakland Raiders moving to Las Vegas.  Although Vegas will become their home, they will continue playing in Oakland until the 2020-21 NFL season.
  56. 2018 Tuesday: North Korea’s brave leader Kim Jong Un meets with his counterpart- Xi Jinping- in Beijing today.  This is the North Korean dictator’s first visit outside his homeland, and he is stopping in to visit his benefactor prior to meeting the American President Donald J. Trump.  Elsewhere, paranoia in Turkey continues.  After the Turks accused a Dutch diplomat of spying on them, the Netherlands called their envoy home.  Screw the Turks.
  57. 2019 Wednesday: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi excitedly announces that his country has become a space power after the successful shootdown of a satellite via a ballistic missile test.  Good for you.  Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Theresa May says that if Parliament accepts her Brexit plan, she will step down.  They don’t and she does.  Finally, the holier-than-thou losers at Facebook say they will ban white nationalism and white supremacy after angry users bitch about the two mosque massacres being live streamed by the shooter in Christchurch, New Zealand, earlier in the year.  Good for YOU.  
  58. 2019 Wednesday A: Off the coast of Libya, a merchant vessel plying the Mediterranean rescues more than 100 migrants floundering aboard a leaky boat.  Instead of being grateful to their rescuers, the migrants hijack the vessel and demand that its crew take them to the island of Malta where they have some sort of cockamamie idea, they will find safe harbor there.  However, Maltese authorities say, ‘that vessel is NOT docking in our waters.’ What the hell is wrong with these ‘migrants?’
  59. 2020 Friday: The COVID-19 statistics for the day (at the time of this publishing) stand at 558,52 confirmed cases what with 25,251 fatalities; U.S. statistics stand at 86,012 confirmed cases along with 1,301 confirmed deaths.  Communist China continues claiming that within the borders of this Marxist-Leninist ‘paradise,’ the numbers of new cases continue to decline and that hundreds of millions of happy Chinese are jumping onto buses and going back to work.  Whoa.  Why aren’t we living there?
  60. 2021 Saturday: JOE BIDEN NEWS- U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is said to have terminated the 25-30 members of the Department of Homeland Security Advisory board which includes Trump appointees such as Ken Cuccinelli, Tom Homan, and anyone else who might be going against the Biden regime’s OPEN BORDERS policy.   Something else that first occurred last night is yet another story about carrot and stick politics in the Biden administration and that is Joe Biden nominated Senator Joe Manchin’s wife for a cushy, Michelle Obama-style no-show gig- a federal commission- with which to reward the Manchin family and force Senator Manchin, D-WV, to throw the Senate filibuster rule under the bus.  Not good but most believe Manchin will cave, especially if his spouse- Gayle Connelly Manchin- is confirmed for the $160,000 per year gig as the co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission.  Republicans are on the spot- oppose it and you will anger Joe Manchin and support it and Joe Manchin will trash the filibuster anyway.  Boy, talk about being over a barrel.   
  61. 2021 Saturday A: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE- After spending 24 hours along the southern border, GOP lawmakers are demanding the Biden regime return to enforcing Trump era policies that were much more humane in their treatment of illegal aliens by preventing their arduous journey to the U.S. southern border and those that did who truly required asylum waited in Mexico for their court hearings.  The problem is, Joe Biden told them to come, everyone has heard him say it and it has been widely reported.  Why are people coming with machine-printed t-shirts with Biden-Harris campaign logos on them and claiming to be ‘Joe’s children?’  Joe told them to come.   Mark Morgan, former border chief under several presidents told Newsmax TV that Joe Biden’s ideological hubris is creating the border chaos.   Next, Congressman Guy Reschenthaler, R-PA 14th congressional district told Newsmax, “NO to mass amnesty for millions of illegal aliens.”  Meanwhile, Senator Ted Cruz shared video with news media of illegal alien kids being housed in ‘Joe Biden cages’ just as they were under the Obama-Biden administration.
  62. 2021 Saturday B: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS- The People’s Republic of China is forming a new Axis to rival that of Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, Fascist Italy, and junior members Hungary, Rumania, Bulgaria, and Croatia (as well as with other foreign nationals coming from occupied countries or from nonbelligerent Fascist Spain) by inking a 25-year deal with Iran that will supply the massive communist global power with oil and petroleum products.  With Russia already in the camp and various tributary countries all throughout Asia, Africa, Latin America, and even in Europe, the Chinese communists are well on the way to world domination, especially with a feeble Joe Biden in the White House.  Fred H. Fleitz, CEO of the Center for Security Policy told Newsmax TV that ‘an indecisive, weak Joe Biden imperils the entire U.S. and free world.’  We concur.   Interestingly, Joe Biden is proposing an alternative to China’s Belt and Road Initiative- now that is something we’d like to see (although we are so far in debt it would be impossible.  The next generation will inherit $30 trillion in debt.  Impossible to escape.
  63. 2021 Saturday C: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS II– The People’s Republic of China is targeting various religious freedom folks such as Senator Joe Manchin’s wife, Gayle Connelly Manchin and other U.S. and Canadian religious freedom advocates bashing the Chi-Coms for their appalling human rights abuses.  We guess you know you’ve arrived when the Chi-Coms take a disliking to you.   Elsewhere, after firing a blitz of missiles into the oceans surrounding its country, the North Koreans blast the Biden regime for ‘making provocations.’   Meanwhile, local authorities are having a hell of a time budging the massive container ship blocking the Suez Canal.  Folks, offload that sucker and IMPLODE it like you would a building that needs to make way for a new one.  The insurance companies can reimburse the Japanese owners.  That’s all she wrote.  Finally, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson- BoJo- expresses his distaste of protesters attacking police in Great Britain.  It seems to be spreading like syphilis around the globe, disrespect for the cops.
  64. 2021 Saturday D: POLITICAL NEWS I- Upcoming U.S. wargames are expected to wage war against the Chi-Coms and the Russians.  Good to know.  Next, the Republicans are fighting the Joe Biden ‘infrastructure bill,’ the one that costs $3 trillion.   Moving on, Lara Trump says she will decide soon as to whether she will seek a U.S. Senate seat in her home state of North Carolina.   Meanwhile, down in the Peach State, the hubbub is underway, everyone wanting to boycott the state for having the balls to enact necessary voting reforms so Democrats like forever-angry Stacey Abrams cannot continue stealing them.  Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district says, ‘it’s about time.’   Elsewhere, the Maine GOP lacks the balls to censure Senator Susan Collins for her vote to convict President Donald J. Trump in the second impeachment farce.
  65. 2021 Saturday E: POLITICAL NEWS II– this was reported late last night (who didn’t see it coming?)- that the Biden administration via little Mayor Pete is considering slapping a mileage tax on Americans, charging them for every mile they drive.  We suspect they won’t charge BLACK drivers or illegal alien drivers but WHITE drivers, boy, are you chumps going to pay.  Of course, people will find ways to get around this as they always do which is why we think the Democrats should slap a NATIONAL SALES TAX on EVERY GOOD so that everyone will have ‘skin in the game.’  Poor people will pay it, illegal aliens will pay it (space aliens, too, if they buy anything), as will every one of every economic class.  Otherwise, the mileage tax is going to cause even more problems.  Why are these people so stupid?[vii]   In other news last night, we heard that New York City is removing qualified immunity from its law enforcement officers, becoming the first city in the United States to do so.  City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, DS 3rd district, says ‘qualified immunity is rooted in systemic racism.’  Bam!  Who didn’t see that one coming?   Noted legal scholar Alan Dershowitz says doing so is ‘an outrage.’  Finally, humorous note of the night- Congressman Mondaire Jones, D-NY 17th district, blasts the Biden White House for being hypocrites for firing White House staffers for past drug use.
  66. 2021 Saturday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS– Famed college level and pro-football Coach Howard Schellenberger died at age 89.  Next, Lt. General Michael Flynn’s brother, John “Jack” Flynn is suing CNN for $75 million for defamation.  Elsewhere, tornadoes are roaring through parts of Alabama destroying property and claiming the lives of at least six people.  Dreadful, simply dreadful.   Finally, NBC’s Peacock streaming service is going to edit WWE broadcasts for some unknown reason.  Racism there, too?  What?
  67. 2021 Saturday G: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 124,683,860 confirmed cases, NO INFO, 2,742,357  confirmed deaths, NO INFO, and 70,731,505 confirmed recoveries, +2 (WTF?).  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,223,587 confirmed cases, up NO INFO from yesterday’s reporting, 550,726 confirmed deaths, NO INFO, (SAME AS YESTERDAY’S NUMBERS!) and 118,012,811 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.
  68. 2021 Saturday H: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 222,259 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE UNITED STATES- NO NEW NUMBERS (this wreaks of the pandemic being a SCAM).
  69. 2021 Saturday I: COVID-19 STATISTICS 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: 3,541,928 confirmed cases (DOWN from last count), 56,072 confirmed deaths (DOWN FROM LAST REPORT), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,694 confirmed cases (DOWN FROM LAST COUNT), 453 confirmed deaths (DOWN FROM LAST COUNT), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 359,290 confirmed cases, 5,249 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., the fourth highest state after California- Illinois: currently, they have 1,220,432 confirmed cases, 23,329 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 829,689 confirmed cases, 6,122 confirmed deaths, and 808,869 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Bangladesh, new home for the Rohingya Muslims: 580,808 cases of the virus, 8,763 confirmed deaths and 527,609 confirmed recoveries.[viii]
  70. 2021 Saturday J: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE 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 $3.892 per gallon, $3.641 in Hawaii, and $3.326 in Washington state.[ix]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,102,323,205,634 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[x]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
  71. 2021 Saturday K: CALIFORNIA LOTTERY RESULTS– First, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3546 with a $33 million up for grabs: 11, 12, 20, 27, 45, and Mega 06.  Out of 117,353 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $10,264 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Chevron in Red Bluff, CA 96080, (2) Vons in Murrieta, CA 92563 (3) 7-Eleven in Laguna Hills, CA 92653, and (4) Lopez Liquor, in Pacific Grove, CA 93950.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball #832 Drawing with a $20 million pot on the line: 06, 14, 38, 39, 65, and Powerball 06.  Out of 98,716 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $26,429 apiece.
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The reformed Band released their next, albeit, final album, “Jubilation,” on September 15, 1998.  This time, the group performed numerous self-penned tunes rather than covers which is among the reasons the critics lavished loads of praise upon it.  The Band features Rick Danko (guitars, bass, vocals), Levon Helm (drums, bass, vocals, and mandolins), Garth Hudson (keyboards, accordions, saxophones, even vocals), Richard Manuel (piano on one track), Jim Weider (guitars/vocals), Rick Bell (keyboards/accordions/vocals), Randy Ciarlante (vocals/drums/percussion), along with guest spots by loads of other talented and well-known musicians, at least 15-20 of them.  While it’s challenging not to have major songwriter and guitarist Robbie Robertson in the fold, it is what it is.  We hope you will seek this album out as it is the first of a trio of new works to come.  We think you will enjoy it as much as we do.

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

[ii] See previous.

[iii] Our main reference for the epic battle at Dien Bien Phu is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, 2004, Da Capo Press.  Please seek this amazing historical work out for a concise look at the battle that ended French control of French Indochina and the birth of Vietnam.

[iv] We look forward to promoting the music of INXS sometime within the next 15 years or so.  We hope you will be there when we do.  We thank you.

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

[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.

[vii] We wonder what little Mayor Pete would say if we slapped a tax on gay bathhouse sex sites and every man you, uh, do?  What would he say about that?

[viii] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

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

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

72. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2022

1954 Saturday: The Viet Minh begin the siege of the French base at Dien Bien Phu in earnest. The battle would rage for nearly two months until reduced to a small amount of territory and out of supplies, the remainder of the French Union and French Foreign Legion troops surrendered. In the meantime, however, the French would kill tens of thousands of communists.

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72. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2022:

President Benjamin Harrison; Confederate President Jefferson Davis; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney; U.S. Interior Secretary Walter L. Fisher; Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander Theodore Vogelsang; U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie; U.S. Transportation Secretary Clyde Brinegar; U.S. Secretaries of War James McAllister Schofield and John Aaron Rawlins; U.S. Senator John Hoeven; Otto Meissner- Nazi official; Heavyweight Boxer “Aussie Joe” Bugner; Middleweight Boxing Champion “Marvelous Marvin” Hagler; Fairport Convention featuring Dave Mattacks, Steve Hackett (solo) featuring brother John Hackett, the Soft Machine featuring Daevid Allen, U 2 featuring Adam Clayton, and the Yardbirds featuring Jeff Beck:

  1. 483 Saturday: St. Felix III begins his reign as the 48th Roman Catholic Pope on this date.  He would guide the flock until March 01, 492.
  2. 607 Thursday: The 12th recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet occurs on this date.
  3. 1519 Thursday: Hernando Cortez and his army of Conquistadors lands on the mainland of Mexico.
  4. 1615 Friday: In the Kingdom of Naples, future 242nd Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XII is born.  He would become the Vicar of Christ on July 12, 1691, and would lead his global flock until September 27, 1700.
  5. 1639 Sunday: New College was renamed Harvard College for clergyman John Harvard.
  6. 1656 Monday: The authorities of New Amsterdam in the New World deny Jews the right to build a synagogue.  
  7. 1660 Saturday: The Virginia Colony passed a statute limiting the sale of slaves within its boundaries.
  8. 1677 Saturday: Massachusetts gains title to Maine for the cost of $6,000.
  9. 1764 Tuesday: Charles Grey- 2nd Earl Grey, who served as British prime minister from 1830 to 1834 and for whom Earl Grey tea bears his name- was born in Falloden, Northumberland.
  10. 1777 Thursday: The U.S. Congress ordered its European envoys to appeal to high-ranking foreign officers to send troops to reinforce the American army.
  11. 1781 Tuesday: Astronomer Sir William Hershel discovered the seventh planet of the Solar System, Uranus.
  12. 1852 Saturday: The character of “Uncle Sam” made its debut in the New York Weekly Lantern newspaper.
  13. 1861 Wednesday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis signs a bill that authorizes the use of slaves as soldiers in the Confederate military.
  14. 1862 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln signed a measure prohibiting Union military officers from returning fugitive slaves to their owners.
  15. 1865 Monday: The Congress of the Confederacy signed a bill that would put black soldiers into the field as active military men with the promise that they would be set free once victory was achieved.
  16. 1868 Friday: The U.S. Senate begins the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson.
  17. 1869 Saturday: The 28th U.S. Secretary of War James McAllister Schofield stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Andrew Johnson and Ulysses S. Grant from June 01, 1868, until today.  His replacement, the 29th U.S. Secretary of War John Aaron Rawlins, also a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from today until September 06, 1869.  Elsewhere, in Louisville, Kentucky, former 21st U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie died at age 76.  A Democrat, he served under President Franklin Pierce from March 07, 1853, to March 06, 1857.  He next became a senator representing his home state of Kentucky.
  18. 1877 Tuesday: Chester Greenwood patented the earmuff.
  19. 1878 Wednesday: The first collegiate golf match took place on this date as Oxford and Cambridge squared off against one another.
  20. 1880 Saturday: Future head of the Nazi Office of the Reich Chancellery- Otto Meissner- is born in Germany on this date.  He was one of the few Nazi leaders to survive the war.
  21. 1884 Thursday: The Siege of Khartoum by the Islamic radicals led by the Mahdi commences on this date against the British troops there.  Elsewhere, the United States adopted standard time throughout the nation.
  22. 1901 Wednesday: Andrew Carnegie announced he was retiring from business and that he would spend the rest of his days giving away his fortune.  His estimated net worth was near $300- million.  Elsewhere, 23rd president of the United States (March 04, 1889-March 04, 1893), Republican President Benjamin Harrison, passed away at the age of 66.  
  23. 1911 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court approved corporate tax law.  Meanwhile, the 25th U.S. Interior Department Secretary Walter L. Fisher assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William Howard Taft from March 13, 1911, to March 05, 1913.
  24. 1912 Wednesday: The 65th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President William Howard Taft nominated Pitney to fill Associate Justice John Harlan’s seat.  He served from March 13, 1912, until December 31, 1922.
  25. 1918 Wednesday: Bolshevik Leon Trotsky gains control of the Red Army.
  26. 1920 Saturday: The 26.1st Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander Theodore Vogelsang stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from February 29, 1920, until today.  His replacement- the 27th U.S. Interior Secretary John Barton Payne- would not assume office until Monday, March 15.  He would serve under the same president from the 15th until March 04, 1921.
  27. 1921 Sunday: Mongolia (formerly Outer Mongolia) declares independence from China.
  28. 1925 Friday: The Tennessee General Assembly approved a bill prohibiting the teaching of the theory of evolution, which Governor Austin Peay signed on March 21.
  29. 1928 Tuesday: When the St. Francis Dam collapsed just before midnight on the evening of March 12, the resulting wall of water that flooded down Southern California’s San Francisquito Canyon killed more than 400 people in the immediate area.  
  30. 1930 Thursday: Clyde Tombaugh, an astronomer at the Lowell Observatory announced the discovery of the planet Pluto.
  31. 1933 Monday: Banks in the United States began reopening after a “bank holiday” declared by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt went into effect days earlier to stabilize banks and to prevent bank runs by worried consumers.  Meanwhile, in Germany Joseph Goebbels becomes the minister of information and propaganda.
  32. 1934 Tuesday: A gang of criminals that included notorious bank robbers John Dillinger and “Baby Face” Nelson robbed the First National Bank in Mason City, Iowa, making off with $52,344. 
  33. 1938 Sunday: Famed attorney Clarence S. Darrow died in Chicago.  Meanwhile, the Anschluss concludes as Nazi Germany annexes Austria. 
  34. 1940 Wednesday: A cease-fire between Finland and the Soviet Union takes effect, ending the Winter War.
  35. 1941 Thursday: The Luftwaffe continues its blitz over the English countryside hitting cities, ports, power stations, and anything else its aircraft can reach.  British RAF fighters are taking to the skies around the clock and the fighting is fierce.
  36. 1942 Friday: Julia Flikke of the Nurse Corps became the first female colonel in the U.S. Army.
  37. 1943 Saturday: A failed attempt on the life of Adolf Hitler takes place on a flight between Smolensk, Russia, and Rastenburg, Germany.  Meanwhile, German SD and auxiliary troops begin liquidating the Jewish ghetto in the Polish city of Krakow.  The SS and the SD are stepping up removal of Polish Jews as well as others from around the conquered territories.
  38. 1948 Saturday: In Edgeware, Middlesex, England, future drummer with the British folk-rock band, Fairport Convention- Dave Mattacks- is born.
  39. 1950 Monday: Future psychiatrist, journalist, and standard guest on the FOX News Channel, Charles Krauthammer, are born.  Meanwhile, in Szȍreg, Hungary, future heavyweight boxer Joe Bugner is born.  Fighting for Great Britain, he would amass a professional record of 83 fights, 69 wins (43 KOs), 13 losses, and 1 draw.
  40. 1951 Tuesday: Israel demanded $1.5 billion in German reparations for the cost of caring for war refugees.  Meanwhile, the comic strip, “Dennis the Menace” appeared for the first time in newspapers across the country.
  41. 1954 Saturday: The Viet Minh begin the siege of the French base at Dien Bien Phu in earnest.  The battle would rage for nearly two months until reduced to a small amount of territory and out of supplies, the remainder of the French Union and French Foreign Legion troops surrendered.   In the meantime, however, the French would kill tens of thousands of communists.   The day starts out as one of expectation and by afternoon, the barrage of shells coming in from the surrounding mountains begins hammering the massive French camp. The Viet Minh are gunning for French artillery emplacements.  Outlying camp Isabelle is taking heavy fire as are Claudine and Béatrice and other surrounding outposts.  Colonel Christian de Castries named the numerous outlying posts for his girlfriends of whom he had many.
  42. 1955 Sunday: John Hackett (flutes/woodwinds)- longtime collaborator with his brother Steve Hackett, formerly of Genesis[i], is born on this date in London, England.
  43. 1957 Wednesday: In Bismarck, North Dakota, future U.S. Senator John Hoeven, a future Republican, is born.  He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body representing his home state on January 03, 2011.
  44. 1960 Sunday: Future bassist with the Irish rock group, U2[ii], Adam Clayton, is born on this date in Chinoor, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.
  45. 1961 Monday: Floyd Patterson knocks out Swedish heavyweight boxer Ingmar Johansson at the 2:45 minute mark in the 6th round of a scheduled 15-round championship bout to retain the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.
  46. 1963 Wednesday: China invited Soviet President Nikita Khrushchev to visit Peking.  Elsewhere, at Madison Square Garden, heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay won a unanimous 10-round decision over his opponent, Doug Jones, to put his record to 18-0.  As for Jones, his record went to 21-4-1.
  47. 1964 Friday: Bar manager, Catherine “Kitty” Genovese, 28, was stabbed to death near her Queens, New York, home; the case generated controversy over the supposed failure of her neighbors to respond to her cries for help.
  48. 1965 Saturday: Jeff Beck replaces Eric Clapton[iii] in the UK band, the Yardbirds[iv].
  49. 1969 Thursday: The Apollo 9 astronauts splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, ending a mission that included the successful testing of the lunar module.     
  50. 1970 Friday: In San Diego, California, at the 1:59 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, Ken Norton scored a TKO over opponent, Stamford Harris to put his record to 14-0.
  51. 1974 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate voted 54-33 to restore the death penalty.  Meanwhile, OPEC leaders lifted embargo Arab oil-producing nations imposed upon the USA.
  52. 1985 Wednesday: In Norfolk, Virginia, in his third professional fight, Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield scored a TKO over his opponent, Fred Brown, at 1:56 in the 1st round of a scheduled 6-round bout.  His record went to 3-0.
  53. 1987 Friday: The mobster, John Gotti, is acquitted at one of his racketeering trials.
  54. 1991 Wednesday: Exxon pays $1 billion in fines over the Exxon-Valdez disaster.
  55. 1996 Wednesday: Thomas Hamilton slays 16 kindergartners, their teacher, and himself in a mass murder-suicide.
  56. 1999 Saturday: WBA and IBF heavyweight champion Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield scored a draw in his battle to win the WBC heavyweight title of the world from British boxer, Lennox “The Lion” Lewis.  It was a 12-round split decision.  Holyfield retained his titles as did Lewis.  Holyfield’s record went to 36-3-1 while that of Lewis went to 34-1-1.
  57. 2003 Thursday: The journal Nature reports that 350,000-year-old footprints of an upright-walking human have been found in Italy.
  58. 2009 Friday: In Palo Alto, California, former 3rd U.S. Transportation Secretary Clyde Brinegar died at age 82.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from February 02, 1973, to February 01, 1975.
  59. 2010 Saturday:  Six people are killed by a remotely operated bomb while travelling in southern Afghanistan in Tirin Kot, the capital of Afghanistan’s Uruzgan Province.
  60. 2011 Sunday: Over 200,000 people are evacuated from Japan as fear of nuclear contamination from the power plants grows.
  61. 2012 Tuesday: After 244 years of publication, Encyclopedia Britannica announced it would discontinue its print edition.
  62. 2013 Wednesday: For the first time in its history, the European Parliament rejects a European Union Budget.  Meanwhile, North Korea shreds the Korean Armistice agreement.  Elsewhere, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio becomes the new pope, taking the name Pope Francis.   He is the first non-European pontiff and the 266th pontiff.  Finally, longtime member of the British rock band, the Soft Machine[v]– Daevid Allen (guitars)- dies in Australia at age 77 from cancer.   
  63. 2014 Thursday: The government of the United Kingdom has announced that it will put £11 million into the funding of the Square Kilometer Array project, a radio telescope that will collect massive amounts of data from space, requiring immense computing resources.
  64. 2015 Friday: Through using the Hubble Deep Space Telescope, astronomers and scientists conclude that beneath the icy surface of Ganymede, the largest moon of Jupiter, a large ocean exists. 
  65. 2016 Sunday: In Ankara, Turkey, a suicide bombing occurs that kills 37 people.  Of course, the dictatorship declares the “Kurds the guilty party.”  Oh, please, it was a plot set in motion by the government to solidify its power.  Elsewhere, as Palestinians continue causing problems for the Israelis, Israeli defense forces round up nearly 20 Palestinian thugs and incarcerate them.
  66. 2017 Monday: British-born runner Ed Whitlock, the oldest man to run a marathon under four hours dies at age 86.  The marathon that gave him his record occurred the previous year at age 85.   Elsewhere, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announces that at this point in the ongoing civil war there, at least 465,000 people have lost their lives or have disappeared. 
  67. 2018 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump fires his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson via a Tweet.   From the very beginning, Secretary Tillerson has been an impediment to the Trump agenda.   Tillerson fell for the bull crap the left spread about the events of Charlottesville and what exactly President Trump said regarding that mess. 
  68. 2019 Wednesday: President Donald J. Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort receives and additional 43 months in jail on top of his 47 months for tax evasion and other Deep State-instigated and accused crimes.  Time for the president to pardon the guy.  Meanwhile, President Trump establishes the home of civil rights activists Medgar and Mylie Evers as a national monument in their hometown of Jackson, Mississippi.  Finally, POS California Governor Gavin Newsom- facing recall the following year- declares an indefinite moratorium on the death penalty claiming it discriminates against ‘marginalized communities.’
  69. 2020 Friday: Democrats and the Trump administration continue trying to hammer out a deal that will bring real relief to the American people combatting the Chinese-caused Wuhan Virus, aka COVID-19, which is sweeping the world.  The Democrats continue trying to expand the size of government and to stick in things like additional funding for abortion and other crazy things and the Trump administration and the GOP continue smacking them back and knocking them down.  What is up with the Democrats?  No one knows but they are a bunch of sick f**ks.  Meanwhile, President Trump addresses reporters at the White House and some of the assembled reporters seem eager to know if the president himself might be infected.  Horrible people.  Finally, the State Department ordered the Chinese ambassador to the United States to shut the hell up about trying to connect the U.S. Army to the outbreak of coronavirus that seemingly spilled out of that nation’s ONLY biowarfare lab.  The moratorium on air flights from Europe to the U.S. begins tonight at midnight.
  70. 2021 Saturday: DAY 53 of the BIDEN REGIME…these fools think they are going to confiscate our firearms.  They can try.  The DCCC is launching an ad blitz on television so the Biden administration can take a ‘victory lap’ as though somehow, THEY are the ones who created the vaccines and distributed them to the public.  In fact, they created a commercial showing every living ex-president and former first lady- with the exception of the Trumps!- going on about how miraculous it was we produced several COVID-19 vaccines.  Wow.  Talk about envy, jealousy, and hatred (and do you know what?  It won’t surprise us to see Jeb Bush throw his hat into the ring in 2023.  We agree with what the Reverend Jesse Jackson said several years back: ‘stay out’ d-bushes!’  Amen.).   Note- Joe Biden held a Democrats-only celebration of the ‘Chi-Vi Relief Bill’ in the White House Rose Garden yesterday which pissed off all the Republicans.
  71. 2021 Saturday A: The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announce that the Biden COVID-19 relief checks are getting underway, perhaps as early as this weekend.  We recall Joe saying before he became president that everyone was going to get $2,000 checks and not $1,400 checks.  Then, they combined the Joe’s payments with President Trump’s payments which means we already got the $600 and now the $1,400 is on the way.  What a scam.  This is taxpayer money, so we are getting our own money back PLUS we’ll have to pay taxes on the money back to the government.  This is the Democratic Party’s infamous money-go-round.  Now, they’re talking about a $4 trillion infrastructure bill- who’s going to do the majority of the work?  Chi-Coms like they do the California High-Speed Rail boondoggle.  All a scam…
  72. 2021 Saturday B: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says, ‘the Dems are still seeking to take control of U.S. Elections.’  We know this, Mitch.  The question is this: HOW will they circumvent the U.S. Constitution and when H.R. 1 arrives at the U.S. Supreme Court under challenge, what will Chief Justice John Roberts do?  Meanwhile, Republican senators continue badgering their Democrat counterparts and the Biden administration as to when they are going to remove the fencing and razor wire surrounding the U.S. Capitol and White House and when the troops are going to go home?  That phony POS General Russell Honoré says the Capitol’s defense requires 2,500 troops at all times around it; yet only 500 have volunteered to remain?  We guess the ones wanting to return home must be the evil Trumpsters the general seeks to excise like cancer from the U.S. military.  He should remember this: there are more of us than there are of YOU,  general.
  73. 2021 Saturday C: Part of General Honoré’s plan is to remove guns from the American people.  The Democrat sponsored bill seeks to ban ALL military-style assault weapons and magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.  Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-CA, claims the American people who already own such guns and accessories will be able to keep them, but we know that’s all bulls**t.  If they get this through without pushback, those ‘rights’ will vanish, too.  They also want background checks which they always demand but everyone who gets firearms- unless they’re thugs- undergoes background checks.  We prefer ‘somebody stole our guns.’  F**k anyone seeking to take away our 2nd amendment rights.
  74.  2021 Saturday D: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is backing a new process in his home state that would change how vacancies would be filled within the state if an opening arises.  It would strip the governor- who in this case happens to be Democrat Andy Beshear- of the ability to put a politician of his choice into a vacancy should one arise and permit the heavily GOP-controlled legislature in the driver’s seat.  We like this and we hope the bill becomes law.  The only reason Beshear won the seat back in 2018 is that everyone despised the Republican who held the seat- Matt Bevin- at the time.  
  75. 2021 Saturday E: The FCC designates FIVE Chi-Com tech companies as inimical to U.S. national security interests: Huawei, ZTE, Hytera Communications, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology and Dahua Technology.  Each of these companies serves the Ministry of State Security in Beijing, monitoring the globe on behalf of the Chi-Com leadership.  Not good.  In other U.S. national security news, the southern border is still under assault by a tidal wave of illegal aliens from Central America as well as from across the world.  In all of 2019, the Trump administration had ONLY 2,600 illegal alien minors in custody while the Biden administration in just 53 days has 3,200 illegal aliens brats locked up in over-filled containers doing nothing.  Where are all the Democrats screaming and hollering about their mistreatment?  Where are the fake news reporters?  Why has the Biden administration forbidden cameras in the facilities?  We say load them onto buses and deport them NOW.   Even the Mexican president is blasting Joe Biden.  “Trump did a far better job dealing with illegal immigration” or words to that effect.
  76. 2021 Saturday F: The U.S. Department of Justice plans on filing more than 400 cases against the ‘insurrectionists’ that stormed the U.S. Capitol Building on January 06, 2021.  We suspect the Antifa, and Black Lives Matter scum will somehow be released on their own recognizance whereas any true Trump supporters will remain in solitary confinement after the judge throws the book at them.  Such are fascist countries.   In other Joe Biden news, the National Parks Service BANS fireworks at Mt. Rushmore this year.   Meanwhile, Dr. Scott Gottlieb who led the FDA during the Trump administration says, “Americans will be gathering before the Fourth of July.”  Joe Biden had said earlier in the week that we would be ‘lucky’ if we could gather in small groups.  F**k that, too.  The country is getting ready to erupt.  Soon.
  77. 2021 Saturday G: In other news, Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence announce the birth of their first grandchild.  Next, apparently the Portland, Oregon, cops took the fight to the Antifa human scum and kept them in check after a rough couple of days before.  We hope they begin cracking some skulls and run these scumbags out of the state.  Elsewhere, the Russian cops detain 200 people who were attending an opposition forum.  We learned yesterday that Putin’s No. 1 critic- Alexei Navalny- was moved from a prison near Moscow to an undisclosed black site.  These people want to see him freed.  Now, they probably are going to be joining him.
  78. 2021 Saturday H: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 119,469,346 confirmed cases, +445,489, 2,647,229, confirmed deaths, +8,342, and 67,621,472 confirmed recoveries, +252,910.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,633,697 confirmed cases, up 126,711 from yesterday’s reporting, 538,918 confirmed deaths, UP 3,160, and 115,379,301 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.  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 drooling POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 210,441 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- Senile Joe, in another 12 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the frigging ‘VID.
  79. 2021 Saturday 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: 3,616,872 confirmed cases, 55,336 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,646 confirmed cases, 450 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 351,419 confirmed cases, 5,183 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- North Dakota, aka the Peace Garden State: currently, they have 100,973 confirmed cases, 1,488 confirmed deaths, and 98,797 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 817,799 confirmed cases, 5,988 confirmed deaths, and 776,099 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Peru, the home of the Incan Empire at least until Francisco Pizarro arrived on scene: 1,402,610 cases of the old Hubei Hooey, 48,664 confirmed deaths, and 1,308,175 confirmed recoveries.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, why even bother- they’re liars. 
  80. 2021 Saturday J: Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.824 per gallon, $3.543 in Hawaii, and $3.252 in Washington state.  Thank you, Joe, how about allowing fracking to continue as well as the Keystone XL Pipeline?  It would be beneficial for the people of this country.   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,048,361,528,794 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.  Cloward and Piven running amok.  The country is going to implode.
  81. 2021 Saturday K: Here are the results for tonight’s Super Lotto Draw #3542 with a $28 million jackpot on the line: 03, 07, 08, 13, 21, and Mega 19.  Out of 117,459 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $39,731.  The 5/5 ticket was sold at La Positas Liquor & Market in Santa Barbara, CA 93105.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #828 with a $169 million jackpot up for grabs- 05, 11, 51, 56, 61, and Powerball 02.  Out of 76,264 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers PLUS the Powerball for a prize of $10,854 apiece.
  82. 2021 Saturday L: Famed middleweight boxing champion “Marvelous Marvin” Hagler died from unexpected causes at age 66.  At one time, he would hold the WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring magazine middleweight boxing titles of the world while compiling a pro record of 67 fights, 62 wins (52 KOs), 3 losses, and 2 draws.
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[i] We promoted the music of Genesis and its members beginning on Tuesday, 02-April-2019 through Sunday, 15-September-2019.  This included not only the parent group but also Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Mike + the Mechanics, and Phil Collins.  Please, look for them.

[ii] We look forward to promoting the music of Thin Lizzy when we promote the music of U2, sometime within the next 4-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when we do.

[iii] We began offering music by the supergroup Cream on Friday, 17-January-2014 through Monday, 03-February-2014.  Please seek out their albums by visiting posts on those corresponding dates.  You will be glad you did.  Sadly, at the time, we also should have presented the solo catalogs of Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, and Ginger Baker.  We hope to do so at some point within the next decade or so.

[iv] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included the Jeff Beck Group, Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.

[v] We hope to share the music of the Soft Machine sometime in the next 5-6 years.  Stick around for the day we do.

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68. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 09, 2022, UPDATE A

Now that both NATO and the Pentagon have nixed providing help to Ukraine, it appears that the Ukrainians are going to seek a way out of the conflict. Diplomats from both nations are going to meet to find a way out of this no-win situation. We hope the Russians will rebuild the shattered country.