176. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2022

1876 Sunday: In Montana at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Sioux and Cheyenne Indians wiped out Lt. Colonel George A. Custer and the 210 men of his 7th Cavalry. Several of Custer’s relatives died in the massacre along with him. Among the slain was younger brothers, Tom Custer and Boston Custer, nephew Henry Armstrong Reed, and brother-in-law, James Calhoun, husband of Custer’s sister, Margaret.

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176. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren E. Burger; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices James F. Byrnes and Sonia Sotomayor; U.S. Attorney General James Speed; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Roger B. Taney and John Wesley Snyder; U.S. Senator John Barrasso; Blue Öyster Cult featuring Allen Lanier, Foreigner and King Crimson featuring Ian McDonald, Michael Jackson, and the Seeds featuring Skye Saxon:

  1. 253 Saturday: The reign of the 21st Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Cornelius, ended today.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on March 06, 251.  That of his successor- St. Lucius I- begins his reign as the 22nd Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide all of Christendom from today until March 05, 254.
  2. 1580 Wednesday: The Book of Concord—a collection of doctrinal standards of the Lutheran Church—undergoes first publication.  
  3. 1788 Wednesday: Virginia becomes the tenth state to ratify the United States Constitution.
  4. 1798 Monday: The U.S. passes the Alien Act, which it allows to deport dangerous illegal aliens almost immediately.
  5. 1834 Wednesday: The 12th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Roger B. Taney left office on this date.  First a Federalist and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from September 23, 1833, to June 25, 1834, and then became the 5th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
  6. 1861 Wednesday: The reign of the 31st Ottoman Turkish Sultan (and Caliph of ALL Sunni Islam) Abdulmejid I ends on this date.  He first became the protector of the faithful on July 31, 1839.  His successor- the 32nd Sultan Abdulaziz- begins today and would continue until May 30, 1876.
  7. 1863 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln replaces General Hooker with General George Meade to form a more aggressive army command.
  8. 1867 Tuesday: Lucien B. Smith patented the first barbed wire.
  9. 1868 Thursday: President Andrew Johnson signs a law that authorizes government workers to work 8 hours per day.  Elsewhere, the Union readmitted Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
  10. 1876 Sunday: In Montana at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Sioux and Cheyenne Indians wiped out Lt. Colonel George A. Custer and the 210 men of his 7th Cavalry.  Several of Custer’s relatives died in the massacre along with him.   Among the slain was younger brothers, Tom Custer and Boston Custer, nephew Henry Armstrong Reed, and brother-in-law, James Calhoun, husband of Custer’s sister, Margaret. [i]
  11. 1877 Monday: In Philadelphia, Alexander Graham Bell demonstrated the telephone for Sir William Thomson (Baron Kelvin) and Emperor Pedro II of Brazil at the Centennial Exhibition.
  12. 1887 Saturday: The 27th U.S. Attorney General James Speed died in Louisville, Kentucky, at age 75.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from December 02, 1864, to July 22, 1866.
  13. 1888 Monday: The Republican National Convention selects Benjamin Harrison as its presidential candidate.
  14. 1910 Saturday: President William Howard Taft signed the White-Slave Traffic Act, more popularly known as the Mann Act, which made it illegal to transport women across state lines for “immoral” purposes.  Congress authorized the use of postal savings stamps.
  15. 1913 Wednesday: American Civil War veterans began arriving at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, for the Great Reunion of 1913, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the pivotal battle.
  16. 1917 Monday: During World War I, the first American troops to enter the war commenced landing in France on this date.
  17. 1938 Saturday: The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 was enacted, which dictates a federal minimum wage of $0.40 per hour.  Elsewhere, the Irish Republic inaugurated its first president, Gaelic scholar Douglas Hyde.
  18. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, following the collapse of France, Adolf Hitler and the Nazi hierarchy view the Eiffel Tower and the grave of Napoleon Bonaparte in Paris.
  19. 1941 Wednesday: The Germans overrun the city of Dubno, Poland- now part of the Soviet Union, giving the Ukrainians the right to do with the 12,000 Jews living there whatever they please.  Meanwhile, Finland declares war on the Soviet Union as Finnish troops cross the border into Russia.  Next, the 81st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James F. Byrnes assumes his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice James McReynold’s seat, Associate Justice Byrnes served from today until October 03, 1942. 
  20. 1943 Friday: Congress passed, over President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s veto, the Smith-Connally Anti-Strike Act, which allowed the federal government to seize and operate privately; owned war plants facing labor strikes.  Meanwhile, in the Czestochowa Ghetto in Poland, Jews imprisoned there stage an uprising against the Nazis.
  21. 1946 Tuesday: Ian McDonald, future multi-instrumentalist and vocalist with the British bands, King Crimson[ii] and Foreigner[iii], is born on this date in London, England.  Meanwhile, Allen Lanier–keyboards/rhythm guitar with the American hard rock band, Blue Öyster Cult[iv], is born on this date in Long Island, N.Y.  In other news, the 54th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Wesley Snyder assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until January 20, 1953.
  22. 1947 Wednesday: “The Diary of a Young Girl” (better known as “The Diary of Anne Frank”) hits publication.
  23. 1948 Friday: Joe Louis knocks out Jersey Joe Walcott in the 11th round of a scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship bout for the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring heavyweight boxing title.  The “Brown Bomber” retained the titles and put his pro record to 58-1.  As for “Jersey Joe,” the loss put his pro record to 42-15-1.  Meanwhile, the Berlin Airlift commences on this date in history as the Soviet Union continued tightening its noose around Berlin.
  24. 1949 Saturday: “Long-Haired Hare,” starring Bugs Bunny, hits movie theaters across the nation.
  25. 1950 Sunday: War broke out in Korea as forces from the Communist North invaded the South.  Backed by both the Russians and the Chi-Coms, the North Koreans were overloaded with armor, artillery, and more than a million howling, screaming, shrieking communist soldiers overran everything in their path like a mob of maggots do a surprised piece of dog dung.   
  26. 1954 Friday: Future 111th Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor is born in New York City on this date.  President Barack Hussein Obama nominated her to fill the seat of outgoing Associate Justice David Souter.  She commenced serving on 08-08-2009.
  27. 1960 Saturday: France grants Madagascar its independence.
  28. 1961 Sunday: Iraq announces that Kuwait is part of Iraq; however, Kuwait disagrees.  This would set up the later invasion by Saddam Hussein in 1990.
  29. 1962 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Engel v. Vitale, ruled 6-1 that recitation of a state-sponsored prayer in New York State public schools was unconstitutional.
  30. 1964 Thursday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson ordered 200 naval personnel to Mississippi to assist in finding three missing civil rights workers.
  31. 1967 Sunday: For refusing to serve in the U.S. Army my, the Federal government sentences heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay to 5 years in prison.
  32. 1968 Tuesday: In his first game with the San Francisco Giants, Bobby Bonds hit a grand-slam home run, which made him the first player in Major League Baseball history to debut with a grand-slam.
  33. 1973 Monday: White House Counsel John Dean admitted that President Richard M. Nixon took part in the Watergate cover-up.
  34. 1975 Wednesday: Mozambique became independent on this date with Samora Machel taking the oath of office as the country’s first president after 477 years of Portuguese rule.
  35. 1978 Sunday: The rainbow flag representing gay pride flies for the first time in the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade—oh, boy!
  36. 1985 Tuesday: ABC-TV’s “Monday Night Football” debuted a new lineup.  The trio was Bakersfield native, Frank Gifford, Joe Namath, and O.J. Simpson.
  37. 1986 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress approved $100 million in aid to the Contras fighting the Sandinista regime in Nicaragua. 
  38. 1988 Saturday: American-born Mildred Gillars, known as “Axis Sally,” for her Nazi propaganda broadcasts during World War II, died in Columbus, Ohio, at age 87.  Gillars had served 12 years in prison for treason.
  39. 1990 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that family members cannot end the lives of comatose relatives unless the one in the coma made his or her wishes known legally.  (We are discussing “pulling the plug” here).  The high court made the ‘right to die’ decision in the case of Curzan v. Missouri case.
  40. 1991 Tuesday: Slovenia and Croatia declare their independence from Yugoslavia.
  41. 1993 Friday: Kim Campbell undertook the oath of office as Canada’s 19th Prime Minister, the first woman to hold the post.
  42. 1995 Sunday: In Washington, D.C., the former 15th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court and 97th justice overall, Warren E. Burger, Republican, died on this date.  President Richard M. Nixon nominated Burger to fill the seat of Chief Justice Earl Warren.  He served from June 23, 1969, to September 26, 1986. 
  43. 1997 Wednesday: An unmanned cargo vessel crashed into the Russian space station Mir.  The impact knocked out much of the power supply and severely damaged the Spektr module.
  44. 1998 Thursday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that ‘attorney-client privilege extends beyond the grave,’ which exempts Vince Foster’s conversations with his attorneys from being used as evidence by Kenneth Starr in the Whitewater Scandal investigation.  In another ruling the court ruled that those infected with HIV-AIDS are under the protection of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  45. 1999 Friday: In the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs beat the New York Knicks 4 games to one.
  46. 2000 Sunday: U.S. and British researchers announced that they had completed a rough draft of a map of the genetic makeup of human beings.  The project was 10 years old at the time of the announcement.
  47. 2005 Saturday: Pope Benedict XVI releases a book in which, he blasts the European Union for trying to create a human society completely without GOD.  What the hell is wrong with these people?  Meanwhile, Tehran Mayor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wins the presidential run-off which will make this crazy SOB president of an equally crazy nation.  How sad.
  48. 2006 Sunday: Warren Buffet- the third richest man in the world- does some chest-thumping today when he comes out and pledges that he will give the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $37 billion in shares which will make the ‘charity’ the wealthiest in the world.  Wow.  Somehow, the money always seems to come back around.
  49. 2007 Monday: Republican senator from the state of Wyoming- John Barrasso- entered the U.S. Senate on this date.   Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court issues a spate of 5-4 decisions.  The first places limits on freedom of expression by students, the next one permits the airing of issue-oriented ads ahead of elections, and the final one prohibits ordinary American citizens from demanding answers over faith-based initiatives.  In essence, the Roberts court is allowing the stripping away of Americans’ freedoms.
  50. 2008 Wednesday: The United States Supreme Court finally does the right thing and rules in the case of Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker that the damages slapped on Exxon-Mobil over the Exxon Valdez case were exorbitant.  It slashed the settlement from the more than $2.7 billion to a much more reasonable $507 million.  Of course, the Green Nazis go berserk.  In another case, Kennedy v. Louisiana, SCOTUS rules out the death penalty in criminal cases that did not result in the death of another human being.
  51. 2009 Thursday: Death, claimed Michael Jackson[v], the “King of Pop,” in Los Angeles, California, at age 50.  Elsewhere, Skye Saxon, lead singer of the acid rock band, the Seeds[vi], died at age 71 from organ failure in Austin, Texas. Next, actress Farah Fawcett died in Santa Monica, California, at age 62.  What a day for death.
  52. 2010 Friday: Palestinian thugs begin firing mortars into neighboring Israel from the Gaza Strip.  In return, the Israeli air force bombs Palestinian smuggling tunnels from Egypt into the Gaza Strip, hopefully caving them atop the murderous thugs.  Note to Palestinian Authority: stop with the violence already.
  53. 2011 Saturday: New York becomes the largest state to legalize same-sex marriage after Governor Andrew Cuomo signs the New York State Marriage Equality Law.  Meanwhile, across the Middle East, the Arab Spring continues to see new areas ravaged by angry protesters and thugs.  The Syrian military is trying to sever the border between their nation and Turkey where many of the jihadis are coming from.  Meanwhile, fighting rages across Libya and parts of Egypt while the Taliban never let a good crisis go to waste by launching attacks in Afghanistan.  Neutron bombs, folks, neutron bombs, that’s why God gave them to civilized folks.
  54. 2012 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that minors cannot be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.  Elsewhere, 30 senior Syrian military officers including a general defect to neighboring Turkey.   Meanwhile, Cyprus announces that at the end of the week, it’s going to seek financial aid from the European Union which will make it the fifth member of the EU to require financial aid.
  55. 2013 Tuesday: A portion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which protects minority-voting rights, is struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court, ruling that Congress has not considered the nation’s racial progress when singling out certain states for federal oversight.  Elsewhere, the Taliban is getting pretty bold what with launching an attack near the presidential palace in Kabul, the nation’s capital.
  56. 2014 Wednesday:  Facebook reports that over 90% of its tech employees are Asian or white, while women make up only 15% of tech employees and 31% of all employees; COO Cheryl Sandberg notes that more women are also needed in leadership roles at the company—something they are striving to do.  Elsewhere, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki of Iraq calls for ‘national unity’ seeing as how the ISIS trash have overrun the town of Yathrib, 54 scant miles north of Baghdad.  (Note- this is what happens when a POS president like Barack Hussein Obama yanks the U.S. out of Iraq and then has to send America’s war-fighters back in to stabilize the mess he inflicted on himself and on the Iraqis).
  57. 2015 Thursday: For the second time in three years, the U.S. Supreme Court upholds Obamacare in a 6-3 decision, outraging most Americans but causing the Obama Administration to dance the jig.  This is not right and yet, no one—including the Republican Party—will fight against it.  What do the Obamaists have on Chief Justice John Roberts? 
  58. 2016 Saturday: After the new government of Taiwan refuses to accept the One-China Policy and bow down to the commies in Beijing, the Chi-Coms sever communications with the brave island.  They must bow down and kiss the ground the Chinese Communist Party tells them to kiss.  F**k them.  IF Donald Trump wins in November, he will defend Taiwan.  If the Democrats win, it’s ‘adios amigos.’
  59. 2017 Sunday: In Ahmedpur East, Pakistan, a tanker truck carrying oil bursts into violent flames following an explosion, claiming at least 200 lives, and injuring countless others as they sought to scavenge oil on the ground.   Elsewhere, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad arrives in the city of Hama in his first visit to the community since the start of all the anti-government foolishness that has plagued the country since the beginning of the Arab Spring.  He came to attend the Eid al-Fitr holiday prayer services.
  60. 2018 Monday: In Lake County, California, as flames from a raging wildfire burn more than 8,200 acres, Governor Jerry Brown, Democrat, declares a State of Emergency in the area.  Meanwhile, in response to economic sanctions imposed on the United States by the European Union, famed motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson announces it will begin moving some of its production abroad.
  61. 2019 Tuesday: San Francisco, California, a city where garbage, human feces, and toxic waste lines many of the streets, the city’s leadership steps up and does something extremely important: it bans E-cigarettes.  Wow.  Meanwhile, the White House appoints Stephanie Grisham press secretary and communications director.  Elsewhere, on the other side of the world in the Egyptian city of Arish, ISIS thugs descend on a checkpoint and in the resulting melee, seven Egyptian law enforcement officers and a civilian are killed while at least four and possibly five Islamists are killed.
  62. 2020 Thursday: Inexorably, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu continues marching around the world.  In the United States, Democrats gleefully recite all the polls showing “Pro-China Joe” Biden with an insurmountable 14-point lead, in many battleground states, as well as across the nation.  It’s all over, folks, according to the leftists, “NO point going to the polls.”  My, my, my, I guess we shall see.  Here are the global stats for the COVID Crisis (thank you, communist China): 9,494,571 confirmed cases, 484,155 confirmed deaths, and 4,782,910 confirmed recoveries.  
  63. 2020 Thursday A: In the United States, here are today’s stats for the Chinese Virus Crisis: 2,463,563 confirmed cases, 126,185 confirmed deaths, and 763,814 confirmed recoveries.  You know the drill: in the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, Golden State first: 195,571 confirmed cases, 5,733 confirmed deaths, but alas, NO mention of confirmed recoveries- is Gov. Gavin Newsom colluding with his Beijing bosses?  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 835 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 686 confirmed recoveries.  In the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 30,318 confirmed cases, 1,300 confirmed deaths, but like other BLUE STATES, no mention of confirmed recoveries.  For interest’s sake, here are the stats for the Empire State where dimwit Governor Andrew “The Moron” Cuomo, a man ‘who’s single and ready to mingle’ according to his mentally challenged younger brother, CNN anchor and victim of Roid Rage, Chris, here are the stats: 390,415 confirmed cases, 24,800 confirmed deaths, and golly gee whiz, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us not forget, too, that Gov. Cuomo is responsible for most of the deaths in his state by sending coronavirus infected patients into rest homes! 
  64. 2020 Thursday B: Here are today’s stock market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,745.60, UP 299.66 points (1.18%).  Next, here are the numbers for the NASDAQ: 10,017.00, UP 107.84 points (1.09%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,083.76, UP 33.43 points (1.10%).
  65. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 181,003,650 confirmed cases, +247,197, 3,920,829 confirmed deaths, +4,857 and 165,632,350 confirmed recoveries, +246,174.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,472,732 confirmed cases, UP 7,683 from yesterday’s reporting, 618,935 confirmed deaths, UP 327,[vii] and 28,886,704 confirmed recoveries, UP 16,948.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]  
  66. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden To Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 301,029 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 158,620 deaths  
  67. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,813,332 confirmed cases, 63,495 confirmed deaths, and 2,072,095 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,363,489 confirmed cases, 37,768 confirmed deaths, and 2,174,419 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,484 confirmed cases, 515 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 451,871 confirmed cases, 5,939 confirmed deaths, and 225,431 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., South Dakota: they have 124,492 confirmed cases, 2,030 confirmed deaths, and 122,292 confirmed recoveries.[ix]   
  68. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats Of The Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 840,638 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,221 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Syria, 128th country on the list: 25,287 cases of the virus, 1,859 confirmed deaths and 21,774 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  69. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,433.84, UP 237.02 points (+0.69%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,360.39, DOWN 9.32 points (-0.065%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,280.70, UP 14.21 points (+0.33%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $74.00 per barrel, -0.05 (-0.07%).  The price of GOLD is $1,781.80 per troy oz., +4.00 (+0.22%) while the price of SILVER is $26.19 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.39%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,108.20 per troy oz, +4.60 (+0.42%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, -0.02 (-0.37%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,637.10 per troy oz, -3.16 (-0.12%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,250.00 per troy oz., -500.00 (-2.53%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $582,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.43%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.81.     In Paraguayan Guaraní, one greenback equals 6,746.00 and in Peruvian Nuevo Sol, a buck equals 3.97 and in Philippine Peso, one dollar equals 48.54 of theirs.[xiv]        
  70. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.258 per gallon, $2.940 in Florida, $3.997 in Hawaii, and $3.693 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- New Mexico: $3.018.  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- Taiwan: $3.945 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,448,291,778,032 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 which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Bermuda, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Netherlands with $70 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xviii]
  71. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Border arrests top one-million during Fiscal Year 2021.  Wow.  Next, by our count, today is Day #94 that ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been in charge and voila, like a maggot appearing on a dog turd, she showed up in the El Paso sector and blamed the problems along the border on- you guessed it- President Donald J. Trump.  Anyhow, once in El Paso, perhaps the slowest crossing point for the illegal alien tidal wave, she chose to blast the GOP instead of offering competent fixes for the border crisis.  Dimwit.  Speaking of “Kooky Kamala,” former Acting CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan says that the ‘vice president’ won’t accomplish a thing at the border.
  72. 2021 Friday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Canadian leader Justin Trudeau says that Pope Francis should apologize on Canadian soil for what happened in Catholic-run First Peoples’ schools where numerous unmarked graves have turned up.  Mr. Trudeau, those Catholic nuns running the schools most likely were Canadian Catholic nuns so you should stop while you are ahead, doofus.   If you wish to see true persecution and discrimination against the indigenous peoples of North America, look no further than Canada and Mexico before you start sniveling about the United States’ treatment of Native Americans.
  73. 2021 Friday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The filthy city by the bay- San Francisco- is going to require ALL city employees- 35 thousand of them to be precise- to get the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine.  Whether they like it or not!  (Seems like we have heard this before from Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom when he was mayor of Frisco and was marrying gays at city hall.  It was against the law back then and he blew it off.  He told his critics that ‘whether you like it or not, it’s gonna happen so get with the program bigots.”  What a lovely fellow.  Going to be amazing watching him go down in the recall election.
  74. 2021 Friday I: Health and Medical Alerts– What’s up with Joe Biden?  Not only does he say black people are too ignorant to get by in life without help from Uncle Joe, now, Hispanics are, too, because- and this is a good one- according to the drooler-in-chief, “they won’t get the vaccine because they fear being deported immediately afterward.”  WTF, Joe, you aren’t deporting anyone now so who is fearful of getting the vaccine and then getting placed aboard the southbound Border Patrol bus and sent back whence the f**k they came?  (Note- what the hell is up with this bigoted POS claiming to be president, flinging out all sorts of racist comments sans any kind of pushback?  Where are all these RACE WARRIORS fighting against bigots, racists, and white supremacists?)
  75. 2021 Friday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– The state senate in Pennsylvania has approved a bill requiring a constitutional amendment with which to codify VOTER ID in the state’s founding documents.  Excellent.  In Georgia, both Governor Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger are pushing back against the unlawful overreach of the Department of Justice threatening to trash their new voting laws.  President Donald J. Trump says that citizens of the Peach State should sue their state government over the crooked, ‘rigged election.’  Amen.  What amazes us is the fact that the Georgia voting rights law is less strident than say the ones in New York or in Colorado and yet, that little trollop, Kristin Clarke, the little racist heading the civil rights division at the Justice Department could care less.  And you ask why WE believe the 2020 Election was stolen?  NO one in their right mind would vote for this crap, no one.
  76. 2021 Friday K: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I–  Former Minneapolis Police Officer received a sentence from Judge Peter Cahill today of 270 months in prison.  The prosecution was seeking 30 years while the defense was seeking probation.  The judge issued his verdict and in a 20-plus page addendum added his reasoning in writing so that everyone would be able to see and understand his thought processes on the verdict.  (Note- almost immediately, people outside the courthouse were wailing and moaning.  STFU already, George Floyd’s family is now fabulously wealthy so they most likely are pleased that erstwhile son George took one for the team).  Elsewhere, the union head of prison employees says that the Bureau of Prisons is facing tough decisions without proper funding in the upcoming budget.
  77. 2021 Friday L: Popular Culture News– A new poll says that 3 out of 4 respondents believe it’s unfair for women to be forced to compete with mentally deranged young boys and men claiming to be girls.  Only one person out of four believes that girls should be forced to compete with males.  Look, we have offered some fixes for this problem.  First, IF boys want to be girls, then they should undergo full transition from male to female meaning everything gets snipped off and you have undergone at least a year to get the testosterone out of your system.  Second, IF girls must be forced to compete with un-snipped boys and young men, girls should be allowed to dope as this will even the playing field.  Third and final alternative, just create a third category of sports: TRANNY SPORTS.  We believe everyone would watch TRANNY SPORTS because who doesn’t love a good ‘freak show?’
  78. 2021 Friday M: California State News– California’s government is asking ALL Californians NOT to charge their electric vehicles during Peak Hours.  Hmmm, what can go wrong with this debacle?  Well, if you lived in a town like Paradise, California, which burned down more than 20,000 acres back in 2018.  People were trapped in the town what with only one or two roads out of the area which were both ablaze.  The death toll was frightening but imagine how much worse it could have been had people been reliant upon EVs.  We will drive gas-guzzling cars to the day we die because we will never bow down to the Green Meanies.
  79. 2021 Friday N: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1671 has a $50 million jackpot on the line.  Here are the numbers: 17, 20, 42, 45, 65, and Mega 12.  Out of 49,933 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was one person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $12,402.
  80. 2022 Saturday: Today marks Day #521 of the illegal Joe Biden regime.  We tick off the minutes every day until we can see the return of the legitimate President Donald J. Trump to his rightful position in the White House.  This is WHY the fake news media, the criminals in the Democratic-Socialist Party (and among the RINO wing of the GOP), and the street thugs in Antifa and Black Lives Matter continue pursuing the freedom fighters of the nation by vilifying and ridiculing them.  Ridicule all you want.  The time is coming and it’s coming soon.  Stick around and discover the truth along with all of us.  You will be glad you did (including the traitorous scum trying to topple the country and sell it out to the Chi-Coms).

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This artwork is #0872 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sundown Sonata.”  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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Every now and then, a movie soundtrack or cut from a movie soundtrack breathes NEW LIFE into an older band.  The song, “Kokomo” from the Tom Cruise movie, “Cocktail,” was just such a track and suddenly, the Beach Boys had their first Number One hit since “Good Vibrations” several decades earlier.  The band went into the studio and came out with a new album, “Still Cruisin’” that came out on August 28, 1989.  The album featured the same lineup as the previous album but this record was far better.  We hope you will investigate it to your exacting standards but we suspect that you will enjoy this album as much as we do.  Check it out ASAP.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] To read more in greater detail, please visit the following website: Custer Family Tragedy (sdpb.org).

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

[iii] We definitely look forward to promoting the music of Foreigner one of these days, perhaps in 2020?

[iv] We are not sure when we will begin offering the music of Blue Öyster Cult but expect it will be sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned.

[v] We expect to present the music of the Jackson Five and Michael Jackson sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned for future developments.

[vi] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Seeds but when we do, we will also do the music of the Electric Prunes and some of the other lesser-known psychedelic garage rock bands of the 1960s.  We should have done it when we did the Strawberry Alarm Clock but sadly overlooked it.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

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.

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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.

157. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 06, 2022

2020 Saturday: The Chinese Bat Flu continues causing problems around the world but such is communism: they either released it on purpose or are so inept that no other country around the world should trust them to do anything above fifth-grade level science. Here are the global stats for today: 6,855,858 confirmed cases, 398,321 confirmed deaths, and 3,071,403 confirmed recoveries the last number of which, compared to deaths, is exceptionally good.

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157. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 06, 2022:

D-Day 78th Anniversary / Whit Monday / Jefferson Davis Birthday (Alabama)

U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy; U.S. Secretary of War Henry Dearborn; U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn; the Animals featuring Dave Rowberry, “Rock-Around-the-Clock” by Bill Haley and the Comets, the Four Tops featuring Levi Stubbs, King Crimson featuring Tony Levin, and Whitesnake featuring Steve Vai:

  1. 1242 Friday: In Paris, France, 24 wagonloads of Talmudic books end up on the bonfire.
  2. 1391 Monday: The inhabitants of Seville, Spain, massacre 5,000 Jews.
  3. 1520 Sunday: England and France sign the Treaty of Scotland.
  4. 1523 Wednesday: Gustavas I becomes the king of Sweden, which is a national holiday there).
  5. 1536 Saturday: Mexico begins its Inquisition.
  6. 1655 Sunday: At the Battle of Monte Carlo, the combined armies of England and Portugal beat the Spanish.
  7. 1683 Sunday: The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England, opens as the first university museum in the world.
  8. 1809 Tuesday: Sweden declares its independence from Norway and forms a constitutional monarchy.  The new constitution empowers the Riksdag legislature after 20 years of absolute monarchy.
  9. 1813 Sunday: The combined British Canadian armies stop the U.S. invasion at the Battle of Stoney Creek, during the War of 1812.
  10. 1816 Thursday: A snowstorm struck the northeastern U.S., heralding what would become known as the “Year Without a Summer.”
  11. 1829 Saturday: In Roxbury, Massachusetts, the 5th U.S. Secretary of War Henry Dearborn died.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President Thomas Jefferson from March 05, 1801, to March 04, 1809.
  12. 1833 Thursday: Andrew Jackson became the first U.S. president to ride a train, which was the B&O passenger train.
  13. 1844 Thursday: The Young Men’s Christian Association undergoes founding in London.
  14. 1850 Thursday: Levi Straus manufactures his first blue jeans.
  15. 1861 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln’s cabinet declares that the federal government will pay the expenses of the states once they mobilize to fight against the Confederacy.
  16. 1872 Thursday: In the act of trying to vote, Susan B. Anthony suffers a fine.
  17. 1882 Tuesday: H.W. Seely patented the first electric iron.
  18. 1889 Thursday: The Great Fire in Seattle destroys 25 downtown blocks.
  19. 1896 Saturday: Frank Samuelsen and George Harbo leave New York City’s harbor to row across the Atlantic.  Their record 55-day crossing was not broken for the next 114 years.
  20. 1900 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress passes an act authorizing a civil code and government for the territory of Alaska after gold discoveries bring lawlessness and disorder to the area.
  21. 1912 Thursday: The greatest volcanic eruption of the 20th Century took place as Novarupta in Alaska began a series of explosive episodes over a 60-hour period.
  22. 1918 Thursday: At the Battle of Belleau Wood, the American Army beats the Germans in their first victory in World War I.
  23. 1919 Friday: Finland declares war on the Bolsheviks running rampant in neighboring Russia.
  24. 1921 Monday: The Detroit Stars’ Bill Gatewood pitches the first no-hitter in Negro League history, defeating the Cuban Stars, 4-0.
  25. 1925 Saturday: Walter Percy Chrysler founded the Chrysler Corporation.
  26. 1932 Monday: The Senate approved, and President Herbert Hoover signed, the Revenue Act of 1932 containing the first federal gasoline tax, which was 1 cent per gallon.
  27. 1933 Tuesday: In Camden County, New Jersey, Richard Hollingshead opens the first drive-in movie theater and the first movie shown was “Wives Beware” starring Adolphe Menjou.
  28. 1934 Wednesday: The Security and Exchange Commission undergoes formation on this date.
  29. 1936 Saturday: At Berlin, Germany, engineers test the first helicopter inside a building.  Elsewhere, future vocalist with the Motown supergroup, the Four Tops[i]—Levi Stubbs—is born in Detroit, Michigan, on this date.  
  30. 1939 Tuesday: In Williamsport, Pa., the first Little League baseball game occurred as the Lundy Lumber defeated Lycoming Dairy by a score of 23-8.
  31. 1942 Saturday: The Battle of Midway ends as the Japanese naval forces retreat.
  32. 1944 Tuesday: Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France on “D-Day,” aka Operation Overlord beginning the liberation of German-occupied Western Europe during World War II.  Meanwhile, the federal government awards Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. the Congressional Medal of Honor on this date.
  33. 1946 Thursday: Tony Levin—bassist with the British progressive-rock band, King Crimson[ii] from 1981-present—is born in the Boston, Massachusetts on this date.
  34. 1952 Friday: In Laurel, Mississippi, future GOP senator from Tennessee, Marsha Blackburn, is born.  She would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2019 after having served a lengthy period as a Rep. representing the same state.
  35. 1955 Monday: “Rock-around-the-Clock” by Bill Haley and the Comets[iii] hits #1 on the charts.
  36. 1960 Monday: In Carle Place, N.Y., future guitarist/vocalist with Whitesnake[iv]– Steve Vai 1989-1990- is born on this date.  Vai would become one of those stellar studio musicians who would play on so many different records it would be mind-blowing.
  37. 1962 Wednesday: The Beatles[v] meet their producer, George Martin, for the first time and record “Besame Mucho” with Peter Best on the drums.
  38. 1966 Tuesday: The NFL and the AFL announce their merger.  Meanwhile, a white sniper wounds Civil Rights activist, James Meredith as the activist walked along a Mississippi highway to encourage blacks to vote.  
  39. 1968 Friday: One day after Sirhan Bashara Sirhan shoots Senator Robert F. Kennedy the senator expires at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles, California.  Prior to becoming senator, Kennedy served the nation as its 64th U.S. attorney general.  In this capacity, he served under older brother President John F. Kennedy from January 21, 1961, to September 03, 1964.  He then became senator representing the state of New York.
  40. 1971 Sunday: Air West Flight 706 collides with a Navy Phantom jet above Los Angeles, California, resulting in the deaths of 50 people.
  41. 1975 Friday: The Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam forms as North Vietnam completes its occupation of their fallen foe.  The Vietnam War is close to over…
  42. 1976 Sunday: In the 30th National Basketball Association’s Finals game, the Boston Celtics beat the Phoenix Suns 4 games to 2.
  43. 1978 Tuesday: California voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 13, a primary ballot initiative calling for major cuts in property taxes, by 57-percent.
  44. 1982 Sunday: 30,000 Israeli troops invade southern Lebanon to drive out the Palestinian Liberation Organization.
  45. 1994 Monday: President Bill Clinton joined leaders from America’s World War II allies to mark the 50th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy.  Elsewhere, a China Northwest Airlines passenger jet crashed near Xian, killing all 160 people aboard the aircraft.
  46. 2003 Friday: In London, England, Dave Rowberry, the second keyboardist with the Animals[vi] (1965-1966 and 1999-2003) who took over from founding member Alan Price, died from a hemorrhage of an ulcer; he was 62 years old.
  47. 2007 Wednesday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Anaheim Ducks beat the Ottawa Senators by a final score of 6-2, beating their Eastern Conference foe 4 games to 1.  This was the first Stanley Cup for the Ducks.
  48. 2012 Wednesday: The world’s first all-solar-powered airplane- the Solar Impulse- completes its first intercontinental trip in 19 hours.  Taking off from Madrid, Spain, it flew across the Mediterranean to Rabat, Morocco.  
  49. 2013 Thursday: North Korea restores the Red Cross link used for government-to-government communications with South Korea.     
  50. 2015 Saturday: Two escaped murderers- Richard Matt and David Sweat- bust out of the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York, with inside help.  The two put the entire region on a major alert as the two men are extremely dangerous.
  51. 2016 Monday: Famed mixed martial arts fighter Kevin Ferguson, aka Kimbo Slice, dies at age 42.  The world misses him.  
  52. 2017 Tuesday: U.S. backed forces- Syrian Democratic Forces- begin the arduous and bloody task of retaking the self-proclaimed ISIS capital of Raqqa.  The fight would be a difficult one but the terrorist scumbags would be driven out.
  53. 2018 Wednesday: In Game 3 of the 2018 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors bided their time while waiting to beat the crap out of the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 110-102 with Step Curry missing 9 three-pointers while Kevin Durant filled the void both on offense and defense through hitting numerous three-pointers and making much-needed rebounds on both ends of the court.    
  54. 2019 Thursday: New York City Police Commissioner James O’Neill performs a major act of virtue signaling on behalf of the NYPD and Mayor Bill Di Blasio, apologizing to the gay community for how the men and women of the New York Police Department ‘misbehaved’ 50 years ago during the raid on the Stonewall Inn.  This event would set the modern gay rights movement into being.  
  55. 2020 Saturday: The Chinese Bat Flu continues causing problems around the world but such is communism: they either released it on purpose or are so inept that no other country around the world should trust them to do anything above fifth-grade level science.  Here are the global stats for today: 6,855,858 confirmed cases, 398,321 confirmed deaths, and 3,071,403 confirmed recoveries the last number of which, compared to deaths, is exceptionally good. 
  56. 2020 Saturday A: Here are the stats for the United States, where communist Beijing sent it to do the most damage: 1,959,009 confirmed cases, 111,374 confirmed deaths, and 457,721 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states- California, Hawaii, and Washington- where the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, here is California first: 126,016 confirmed cases, 4,559 confirmed deaths, and as usual, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.   Next, in the Aloha State where Gov. David Ige- unlike California’s Gov. Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom and Washington’s Gov. Jay Inslee reports FULL figures.  Here we go: 664 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 614 confirmed recoveries.   Finally, in the Evergreen (Ever Communist) State, here are the stats: 23,442 confirmed cases, 1,153 confirmed deaths, BUT NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  57. 2020 Saturday B: For a laugh, let’s look at the numbers communist China recently posted: 83,036 confirmed cases, 4,634 confirmed deaths, and 78,332 confirmed recoveries.  However, our sources in Hong Kong tell us the following numbers: at least 2,890,000 confirmed cases, 1,460,000 confirmed deaths, and about 1,430,000 confirmed recoveries.  Not sure whether our sources are 100-percent dependable but if so, it demonstrates once again that communists always lie.
  58. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 174,028,795 confirmed cases, +314,886, 3,742,979  confirmed deaths, +6,881 and 157,293,213 confirmed recoveries, +48,083.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,210,223 confirmed cases, UP 5,849 from yesterday’s reporting, 612,363 confirmed deaths, DOWN 221,[vii] and 28,121,715 confirmed recoveries, UP 21,167.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]  
  59. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 294,456 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 165,193 deaths  
  60. 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: 3,796,107 confirmed cases, 63,039 confirmed deaths, and 2,059,822 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: 36,616 confirmed cases, 505 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 442,291 confirmed cases, 5,892 confirmed deaths, and 218,206 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Colorado, a RED place that crooked elections have transformed BLUE they have 546,874 confirmed cases, 6,770 confirmed deaths, and 431,007 confirmed recoveries.[ix]   
  61. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,571 confirmed cases, 6,418 confirmed deaths, and 832,932 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country-  Mongolia, 106th country on the list: 65,266 cases of the virus, 182 confirmed deaths and 53,780 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  62. 2021 Sunday 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%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,841.08 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.07%).[xii] 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%). [xiii]    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 Georgian Lari, one greenback equals 3.12 and in Ghana Cedi, a buck equals 5.75 and in Gibraltar Pound, one dollar equals 0.71 of theirs.[xiv]        
  63. 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 and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.218 per gallon, $2.854 in Florida, $3.957 in Hawaii, and $3.600 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Idaho: $3.275.  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- Botswana: $3.453 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,375,2445709,029 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 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.  Yesterday, we said that Brazil was number three, apparently, the United Kingdom holds more than they do with $368 billion.[xviii]
  64. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe–  We do our best to keep track of this so here is today’s assessment: ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been in charge of the catastrophe, no, the calamity occurring on our southern border and the ‘laughing hyena,’ “Kooky,” has yet to make an appearance there in 76 days.  (Note- we say that were she in the professional foodservice business and didn’t show up on the first day, we would have terminated her worthless ass.  Just saying).  One America News updated their figures on the ongoing border disaster.  Here we go: (1) Cost to U.S. taxpayers on this day: $568,861,120.  Next, (2) Cost of caring for this blitzkrieg of illegals at this point as 2021: $171,527,815,168.  Imagine if this money went into rebuilding our economy, the one the Chi-Coms and the Democrats conspired to TRASH?  Wow.  Next, (3) the numbers of wet***ks who have crossed so far this year: 1,758,022.  Finally, (4) here are the number of illegals in the country as said by One America News: 35,758,024.  (Note- we have said the dwindling number as far back as 2009 was 35 million with a high of 50 million or more; well, we believe the sparse number is now around 50 million with a high of 80-85 million.  These people are sucking away at our resources.  We must deport all of them NOW.  Anyone who disagrees can go f**k themselves. 
  65. 2021 Sunday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– The citizens of Budapest, Hungary, and across that fabled nation are taking to the streets in protest of the Chi-Coms’ planned building of a Chi-Com university with which they can continue spreading their cancerous ideology.  We stand with the citizens of Hungary and every other nation that has been subjected to the harsh tyranny of communism in their fight to remain free.  NO CHI-COMS.  Not now.  Not ever.  Boot them and their Belt and Roads crap project out of every nation (and you wonder why our numbers are currently in the crapper once again.  Oh, well…)  In other news, a nebulous tie between Hillary Rodham Clinton and Hunter Biden continues to emerge as we now know that lobbyists in their employ reached out to Ukrainian oligarchs so they could obtain meetings with Mrs. Clinton for a certain price, of course. 
  66. 2021 Sunday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information–  Things continue getting worse for Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci by the day.  We now know that Fauci’s organization- the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, aka NIAID- reportedly gave the Wuhan Institute of Virology $826,000 to study the Horseshoe Bat viruses and to accomplish Gain of Function tasks.  Thus, we have the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.   House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, is calling on the compromised Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci to resign.  NOW.  In other interesting news, Judge Jeanine Pirro on her Fox News Channel program yesterday shared a video in which, Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci back in early 2017 PREDICTED that the (Trump) administration was going to find itself confronted with a medical challenge the likes of which we hadn’t seen.  Amazing how the minute doctor was able to prophesize the coming of the global pandemic, almost as though he had advance notice.  Wow.  The deeper we dig the worse filth turns up.   Fauci was in the ‘anti-Trump camp’ from the start.  This story will one day shock the entire world.
  67. 2021 Sunday I: Political News I– Yesterday, during the GOP convention in the Peach State, the GOP censured Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, RINO, while the convention was ongoing.  Wow.  (Note- former Rep. Doug Collins, R-GA 9th congressional district, should seek this job in 2022).   Next, crumbling Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, DS-C, says that he is ‘not going to relinquish his pandemic emergency powers.’  This guy most likely will be gone come November; he still wants to stick it to the citizens of his state including fellow Democrats.  Speaking of asinine state chief executives, Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer, DS-MI, pitches a new plan with which to provide unemployment benefits to part-time workers without jobs.  Wow. Love throwing around taxpayer money even though you won’t reopen your state.  What is wrong with this picture?   Finally, the U.S. Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Karen Gibson says she is more ‘fearful of cyberattack than she is of another January 06, 2021.’  Amen.
  68. 2021 Sunday J: New Category!  Moron News– New York’s shame, Rep. Sandy “The Fly” Cortez, DS-NY 14th congressional district (Joe Crowley, when are you going to take back your old seat?) said something truly stupid, truly, truly stupid- ‘In order to stop violent crime, the answer is to build fewer prisons and jails.’ Folks, this dimwitted horse’s ass never fails to disappoint, she will show her stupidity day after day after day and without being prodded to do so.  In reward, we will no longer call her by her professional name of ‘Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ but will go with her birth name of ‘Sandy “The Fly” Cortez.’
  69. 2022 Monday: How many cases of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu will see one year from last year?  The numbers last year were less than this year’s tally so far.  However, it’s an election year so this year, the numbers are going to be far higher…it’s the only way the Dems can win…

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The Beach Boys released their next ‘best of’ compilation, “Good Vibrations- the Best of the Beach Boys” on June 30, 1975.  This was another fine addition to the band’s growing discography of hits as it included a selection from their early to mid-1970s career.  Featured on this album are “Sail On Sailor,” “Sloop John B.,” “God Only Knows,” “Darlin’,” “Add Some Music to Your Day,” and “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” to close out the first side of the LP.  Side two begins with “Good Vibrations,” “Do It Again,” “Caroline No,” “Friends,” “Surf’s Up,” and closes with “Heroes and Villains.”  This is a superb ‘best of’ compilation, one we wholeheartedly promote and encourage everyone to buy.  Please, seek it out and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We definitely hope to present the music of ALL the classic Motown bands- including the famed Four Tops- sometime within the next decade.  Please, stay tuned for further developments.

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

[iii] You can bet that one day we will promote the music of Bill Haley and the Comets.  Remain alert for the day we do.

[iv] We hope to do the music of Whitesnake sometime within the next 10-15 years- if we live long enough.

[v] 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.

[vi] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

155. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 04, 2022

2020 Thursday B: U.S. Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr announces that Justice is looking into Antifa and other ‘foreign actors’ involved in the riots crippling the United States at the moment. About time because the criminal scum must be found hiding under whatever rocks they do, rounded up, and sent to prison for life.

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155. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 04, 2022:

Vice Presidents William A. Wheeler and Charles W. Fairbanks; U.S. Interior Secretary Columbus Delano; U.S. Secretaries of State James G. Blaine and Lawrence Eagleburger; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Benjamin Bristow and Robert B. Andersen; U.S. Senator Mike Lee; The Average White Band featuring Roger Ball, the Jeff Beck Group featuring Nicky Hopkins, Jefferson Airplane featuring Joey Covington, the Mamas and the Papas featuring Michelle Phillips, and “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” by the Rolling Stones:

  1. 1070 Saturday:  In a cave near Roquefort, France, Roquefort cheese is created.
  2. 1745 Friday: Prussia’s King Frederick the Great beats the combined Austrian-Saxon army.  
  3. 1783 Wednesday:  The Montgolfier brothers first publicly demonstrated their hot-air balloon, which did not carry any passengers, over Annonay, France.
  4. 1784 Friday: Marie Thible became the first woman to fly in a hot-air balloon.  The flight was 45 minutes long and reached a height of 8,500 feet.
  5. 1792 Monday: Captain George Vancouver claims the Puget Sound for Britain.  
  6. 1794 Wednesday: The United States passes the Neutrality Act, which forbids American citizens from serving in the military of foreign powers.
  7. 1800 Wednesday: Construction on the White House ends, and President John Adams and his wife move into it.
  8. 1809 Sunday: In Shoreham, Vermont, future 11th U.S. Interior Secretary Columbus Delano is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Ulysses S. Grant from November 01, 1870, to September 30, 1875.
  9. 1812 Thursday: Following Louisiana’s admittance as a state, the U.S. Congress renames the Louisiana Territory, the Missouri Territory.  The U.S. House of Representatives voted approved 79-49 a declaration of war against Great Britain.
  10. 1845 Wednesday: Mexican American War of 1846-1848 gets under way.   The United States kicked butt.
  11. 1862 Wednesday: The Confederate Army evacuates Ft. Pillow, Tennessee.
  12. 1874 Thursday: The 30th U.S. Treasury Secretary Benjamin Bristow assumed office on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, Secretary Bristow served under President Ulysses S. Grant from today until June 20, 1876.
  13. 1887 Saturday: The 19th Vice President of the United States, Republican William A. Wheeler who served March 04, 1877, to March 04,1881, died on this date in his hometown of Malone, N.Y.
  14. 1892 Saturday: The Sierra Club underwent incorporation in San Francisco, CA.  Elsewhere, the 31st U.S. Secretary of State James G. Blaine left office on this date.  A Republican, Blaine served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 09, 1889, until today.  He also served the nation as its 28th U.S. Secretary of State.  In this role, he served under Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur from March 07, 1881, to December 19,1881.
  15. 1896 Thursday: Henry Ford makes a successful test run of his horseless carriage, called a quadricycle, in Detroit.
  16. 1910 Saturday: In Burleson, Texas, future 56th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Robert B. Andersen is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from July 29, 1957, to January 20, 1961.
  17. 1911 Sunday: Prospectors discovered gold in Indian Creek in Alaska.
  18. 1913 Wednesday: Congress approved the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing citizens the right to vote regardless of their gender, and sent it to the states for ratification.
  19. 1916 Sunday:  Russian forces under the command of General Brusilov fail in their attack on German forces.
  20. 1917 Monday: American men begin registering for the draft to fight in World War I.  Meanwhile, organizers award the first Pulitzer Prizes.  
  21. 1918 Tuesday: The 26th Vice President of the United States, Republican Charles W. Fairbanks who served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 03-04-1905 to 03-04-1909, died on this date in Indianapolis, Indiana, at age 66.
  22. 1919 Wednesday: US Marines invade Costa Rica to restore order.  Meanwhile, Congress approved the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing citizens the right to vote regardless of their gender, and sent it to the states for ratification.
  23. 1924 Wednesday: In memory of all New York soldiers who died during World War I, New York City lights an eternal light for them at Madison Square Garden.
  24. 1935 Tuesday: Gerald Brown and Edward Pollard patent ‘invisible glass’ on this date.
  25. 1939 Sunday: The German ocean liner MS St. Louis, carrying more than 900 Jewish refugees from Germany was turned away by U.S. officials.  Meanwhile, Sylvan Goldman introduced the first shopping cart in Oklahoma City.  The device was a folding chair he mounted on wheels.
  26. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, the Allied military evacuation of more than 338,000 troops from Dunkirk, France, ended.  Britain’s Prime Minister Winston Churchill tells the people of his nation, “We shall fight on the land and on the sea” against Nazi Germany.
  27. 1942 Thursday: The World War II Battle of Midway began, resulting in a decisive American victory against Japan and marking the turning point of the war in the Pacific.
  28. 1943 Friday: In Argentina, a military coup ousted President Ramon Castillo.
  29. 1944 Sunday: Rome falls to the Allied forces invading Italy; it is the first Axis capital to fall.  Meanwhile, a U.S. Navy task group in the south Atlantic captured the German U-Boat U-505, the first such capture of an enemy vessel at sea since the War of 1812.  Elsewhere, future saxophonist/vocalist with the Average White Band[i], Roger Ball, is born in Broughty Ferry, Scotland, on this date.  Meanwhile, future member of the Mamas and the Papas[ii]—Michelle Phillips—is born in Long Beach, California, on this date.
  30. 1946 Tuesday: Juan Peron became president of Argentina on this date.
  31. 1947 Wednesday: The House of Representatives approved the Taft-Hartley Act, an act which allowed the president of the United States to intervene in labor disputes.
  32. 1954 Friday: Once French Premier Joseph Laniel and Vietnamese Premier affix their initials to treaties in Paris, France grants Vietnam independence within the French Union.
  33. 1965 Friday: The Rolling Stones[iii] release “(I can’t get no) Satisfaction.”
  34. 1969 Wednesday: Nicky Hopkins[iv], famed rock-and-roll pianist, quits the Jeff Beck Group[v]
  35. 1971 Friday: Future Republican senator from Utah, Mike Lee, is born in Mesa, AZ, on this date.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2011.
  36. 1972 Sunday: A jury in San Jose, California, acquitted radical activist Angela Davis of murder and kidnapping for her alleged connection to a deadly courthouse shootout in Marin County in 1970.
  37. 1974 Tuesday: In a never-to-be-repeated event, the Cleveland Indians hold a 10-cent beer night, which leads to rowdy fans getting onto the field, causing the Indians to forfeit the game to the Texas Rangers, tied 5-5 in the 9th inning.  Meanwhile, the NFL grants a franchise to the Seattle Seahawks.  Finally, Sally Murphy became the first woman to qualify as an aviator with the U.S. Army.  
  38. 1975 Wednesday: California Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown signs the California Agricultural Labor Relations Act; it is the first law in the U.S. giving farmworkers collective bargaining rights.
  39. 1982 Friday: Israel attacks targets in southern Lebanon.
  40. 1984 Monday: For the first time in 32 years, Arnold Palmer failed to make the cut for the U.S. Open golf tournament.
  41. 1985 Tuesday: The Supreme Court of the United States upheld a lower court ruling, which struck down an Alabama law providing for a daily minute of silence in public schools.
  42. 1986 Wednesday: Jonathan Jay Pollard, a former Navy intelligence analyst, pleaded guilty in Washington, D.C., to conspiring to deliver information related to the national defense to a foreign government—specifically Israel—and is now serving a life sentence. Meanwhile, the California Supreme Court approved a law that limited the liability of manufacturers and other wealthy defendants.  The people came to know the law as the “deep pocket law.”
  43. 1989 Sunday: A federal judge sentenced Timothy McVeigh’s accomplice, Terry Nichols, to life in prison for his role in the bombing of Oklahoma City’s Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.  Meanwhile, in China, the Chinese army in Beijing violently ends the Tiananmen Square protests resulting in at least 241 dead protesters.
  44. 1991 Tuesday: Pope John Paul II compares abortion to the Holocaust.
  45. 1992 Thursday: The U.S. Postal Service announced that people preferred the “younger Elvis” stamp design in a nationwide vote.
  46. 1998 Thursday: A federal judge sentenced Terry Nichols to life in prison for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.  Meanwhile, George and Ira Gershwin received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  47. 2010 Friday:  Convicted murderer Joran van der Sloot undergoes extradition from Chile to Peru for murdering a woman there; he is suspected of murdering Natalie Holloway in Aruba, where he lived at home.
  48. 2011 Saturday: In Hong Kong, tens of thousands gather in Tiananmen Square to remember victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests.  Elsewhere, in Charlottesville, Va., former 62nd U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger died at age 80.  A Republican, he served under President George H.W. Bush from 12-08-1992 to 01-20-1993.
  49. 2012 Monday: A pop concert celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee takes place at Buckingham Palace, featuring artists Stevie Wonder[vi], Sir Paul McCartney[vii], Robbie Williams, among others.
  50. 2013 Tuesday: U.S. growth in imports outpaces its growth in exports, causing the U.S. trade deficit to widen 8.5% during the month of April.  Elsewhere, former Jefferson Airplane drummer Joey Covington died in a car wreck in Palm Springs, California, at age 67.
  51. 2014 Wednesday: The government of Nigeria courts-martials 10 senior generals and five other military officers for providing arms and information to jihadist group, Boko Haram. 
  52. 2017 Sunday: In Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors beat defending champion, the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 132-113.
  53. 2018 Monday: President Donald J. Trump publishes a tweet that drives his enemies insane: “I have the absolute right to PARDON myself.”  He very well could but many people across the country are members of the Trump Third Term Movement, the one that will emanate from a future Supreme Court Case that will grant the president a third term due to the coup the Obama administration and Deep State holdovers have conducted against the 45th president.  Meanwhile, former President Bill Clinton says in an interview with NBC News that he hasn’t and doesn’t need to apologize to Monica Lewinsky for having taken advantage of her and then ruining her life.
  54. 2019 Tuesday: In Hong Kong and around the world, more than 100,000 people take to the streets to remember the 30th anniversary of the communist Chinese massacre of students in Tiananmen Square.  In 1989, communist tanks drove over protesting students, people seeking democratic reforms.
  55. 2020 Thursday: COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Wuhan Bat Flu, aka the communist Chinese-engineered pandemic continues causing problems but so far has been unable to dislodge President Donald J. Trump or bring down the Western World.  Beijing, we are not going to settle for Xi-ism, no flipping way.  Here are the stats for the day around the world: 6,591,391 confirmed cases, 388,710 confirmed deaths, but 2,851,157 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are the numbers: 1,910,843 confirmed cases, 109,639 confirmed deaths, but 437,251 confirmed recoveries, the last number of which would be much higher if Blue State governors were not playing politics.
  56. 2020 Thursday A: In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 119,807 confirmed cases, 4,422 confirmed deaths, but Governor ‘Little Gavin’ Newsom will not share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on him.  In the Aloha State, here are the stats: 653 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, but 609 confirmed recoveries which is incredibly good.  Thank you, Governor David Ige, perhaps you can urge Gavin Newsom and Jay Inslee to do the same?  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 22,729 confirmed cases, 1,138 confirmed deaths, but much like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries which says it’s all about politics.
  57. 2020 Thursday B: U.S. Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr announces that Justice is looking into Antifa and other ‘foreign actors’ involved in the riots crippling the United States at the moment.  About time because the criminal scum must be found hiding under whatever rocks they do, rounded up, and sent to prison for life.  Harmeet Dhillon launches a lawsuit on behalf of beaten journalist Andy Ngo in Portland, Oregon, last year.   Get them, Harmeet!   Again, we must say that the majority of us writing for the AICPENDBLOG.COM now believe that communist China is colluding with the Democratic Party who channels Beijing’s dark money to its various action groups such as Black Lives Matter and Antifa.  Time to bring ALL of them down.
  58. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 173,301,283 confirmed cases, +406,451, 3,726,693  confirmed deaths, +9,784 and 156,279,830 confirmed recoveries, +46,930.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,191,460 confirmed cases, UP 16,542 from yesterday’s reporting, 612,202 confirmed deaths, UP 630,[viii] and 28,053,098 confirmed recoveries, UP 29,228.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]  
  59. 2021 Friday A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 294,296 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 165,353 deaths  
  60. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,794,217 confirmed cases, 63,393 confirmed deaths, and 2,059,372 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: 36,471 confirmed cases, 501 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 441,674 confirmed cases, 5,889 confirmed deaths, and 215,260 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Missouri, home of newest Squad member: Rep. Cori “The Bit*h” Bush: they have 601,503 confirmed cases, 9,846 confirmed deaths, and 545,505 confirmed recoveries.[x]   
  61. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,539 confirmed cases, 6,417 confirmed deaths, and 832,923 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country- Luxembourg, 104th country on the list, a proud country with a centuries’ old history, a: 70,182 cases of the virus, 818 confirmed deaths and 68,556 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  62. 2021 Friday 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%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,841.08 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.07%).[xiii] 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%). [xiv]    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 19.96.     In Emirati Dirham, one greenback equals 3.67 and in Estonian Kroon, a buck equals 13.95 and in Ethiopian Birr, one dollar equals 43.19 of theirs.[xv]        
  63. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors – Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.210 per gallon, $2.857 in Florida, $3.944 in Hawaii, and $3.590 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Georgia: $2.909.  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- Namibia: $3.343 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,367,734,381,099 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.  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.[xix]
  64. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, today is Day #74 for the so-called ‘Border Czar,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in this extremely important job and as of yet, has not shown up to work…once.  Seems like we need a new border czar and not Willie Brown’s former bed partner.  Just saying… In other border news, reports on Newsmax say that nearly $2 billion earmarked for the border wall along the heaviest traffic sector remains unused.  Joe Biden- use this money to continue wall construction.  Now. Speaking of “Cho-Mo Joe” Biden (that tape with him talking about a 7-year-old girl looking like she’s 19 was extremely creepy and classic, classic “Cho-Mo Joe”), today, he officially ended President Donald J. Trump’s ‘remain in Mexico’ policy.
  65. 2021 Friday G: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– A Chinese virologist- Dr. Lei-Meng Yan- says ‘Dr. Fauci’s leaked emails prove her claim that the Xi Jinping Bat Flu was indeed leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology as a majority of people around the globe now believe.’  Amen.  Dr. Fauci was sending the lab $600,000 per year to study bat viruses.  Speaking of Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci now demands the Chi-Coms release the data on the bat cave patients who were the original people sickened by the Wuhan Flu.
  66. 2021 Friday H: NASA, Space, and UFO News– Advance portions of the Pentagon study into unidentified aerial (and submersible) phenomena are beginning to come out.  Initial excerpts suggest inconclusive findings stating that they could be ‘Chi-Com or Russian highly advanced craft.’  However, Lue Elizondo, the man who headed up the investigation at the Pentagon says that the report actually says the sightings of these and other unknown craft date back 70 years which confirms there is NO way either the Russians or the Chi-Coms could be responsible.  Sightings occurred for as long as human beings have walked the Earth; however, once the nuclear age commenced in the 1950s, the sightings have gone straight up (like the ‘hockey stick model’ that doofus promoting climate change uses) and only continue increasing.  (Note- the Chi-Coms have been busy stealing our (and everyone else’s) technology for decades which suggests there is no way the Beijing bullies could be responsible for this.  We seem to have a BIG PROBLEM.  Anyhow, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, says he’s ‘glad he blew the whistle on this problem and got the ball rolling.’  Thank you, senator, thank you.  We didn’t agree with you on much else, but this is a great thing you have done for our country.  
  67. 2021 Friday I: Big Tech News– Little Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook have banned President Donald J. Trump from its social media app (we closed our accounts long, long ago) for the next TWO years, meaning they think they are cutting him off from the rest of the world through the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.  However, President Trump said, ‘next time he’s in the White House, there won’t be any dinners for Zuckerberg and his wife, it will be all business.’  We look forward to that time, folks.  Time to use the Sherman Antitrust Act and bust up not only Facebook but also Twitter, Instagram, and all the rest of the mind-controlling apps spying on us and canceling anyone they choose.  
  68. 2021 Friday J: Political News I– Rep. Nancy Mace, R-SC 1st congressional district, says that the ‘graffiti all over her home is a sign of the times in the United States.’  Next the U.S. Senate GOP rejects the Biden regime’s infrastructure demand which leads to feeble old Joe rejecting their rejection.  Wow.  Moving on, yesterday, we reported that jobs created in May were something like 985,000 which was a false number- the true number was 559,000 new jobs which economists said should have been 650,000; the Republicans are ripping Joe Biden a new one over his ineptitude when it comes to being a ‘successful president.’  This man is a walking, stumbling, bumbling disaster and all we can say is ‘IF the Chi-Coms want to get in their licks, they better do it as quickly as possible because once the 2020 Election audits conclude, Joe will be selling pencils on the street corner.
  69. 2021 Friday K: Political News II– Former White House counsel under the Trump administration Don McGahn testified before Congress today.  Next, Vice President Mike Pence said that “Black lives saved, not endangered, by the police.”  Next, the Pentagon says- for now- U.S. military bases still cannot fly the LGBTQIA+ flag (but how long before they do).   Elsewhere, the National Rifle Association drops claims against New York Attorney General Leticia James so the NRA can pursue other claims in Manhattan.  Meanwhile, former ambassador to the United States from Israel- Michael Oren- says, ‘it’s always premature to eulogize Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.’  Amen.
  70. 2021 Friday L: Business News– Nonfungible Tokens- so-called NFT sales have fallen by 90-percent as the market implodes.  NFTs are cryptographic assets on blockchain that in the era of cryptocurrencies and other things that don’t exist in the REAL world are things hucksters and shysters peddle to unsuspecting morons wanting to be COOL.  (Note- NFTs are a bogus thing such as digital art and other high-tech crap Millennials love.  Screw ‘em).
  71. 2021 Friday M: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for tonight’s Draw #1665 with a $45 million jackpot on the line: 04, 30, 34, 41, 64, and Mega 08.  Stay tuned for further details.  Out of 58,203 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were 36 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $427 apiece.
  72. 2022 Saturday: Let’s see what corruption the Democrats and their bosses in Beijing are up to today…

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This artwork is #0851 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “End of Day.”  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 would be on tour for the next several years while they were trying to get Brian Wilson out of the doldrums of mental illness and back to being a functioning member of the group.  Thus, the record label began creating some phenomenal repackaging of the group’s earlier hits.  “Endless Summer” came out on June 24, 1974 and featured a rollicking collection of tunes from 1963 to 1965.  Back in the day, this was a double LP and catapulted the band back to popularity and sales as old fans who abandoned them returned and new fans proclaimed a ‘collective wow’ what with all the fun summer songs about surfin,’ girls, and hot rods.  As the Vietnam War sputtered to a close and Watergate was in the history books, everyone wanted to have a fun time once again and with this album, they could and did.  Seek this one out and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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[i] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Average White Band but hope to do it at some point within the next 25 years.  Stick with us as you will be among the first to know

[ii] 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 glorious day.

[iii] We shared the music of the Rolling Stones (and the group’s individual members) beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members solo projects.

[iv] Nicky Hopkins played with numerous groups, the Kinks, the Who, the Rolling Stones, among others, as well as with the Quicksilver Messenger Service and Jefferson Airplane.  Hopkins was an extremely talented musician.

[v] 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.

[vi] Not sure when we will promote the music of Stevie Wonder but one day, we sure as heck will.

[vii] 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.

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

144. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022

2012 Thursday: The droner-in-chief does it again- a U.S. drone strike- all of which are approved by President Barack Hussein Obama- kills 10 bad guys in North Waziristan, Pakistan. You go, President Obama, you go.

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144. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Elliot Richardson and Acting Bill Clements; U.S. Secretaries of State Edward Livingston and John Foster Dulles; U.S. Treasury Secretary Hugh McCulloch; Blue Öyster Cult featuring Albert Bouchard, Bob Dylan, Dire Straits featuring Guy Fletcher, Gene Clark, the Rolling Stones “Rock and Roll Circus” featuring Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful, and Wishbone Ash featuring Steve Upton:

  1. 1086 Monday: The reign of the 158th Roman Catholic Pope Victor III begins on this date.  He would guide the global flock from today until September 16, 1087.
  2. 1153 Sunday: Malcolm IV becomes the king of Scotland.
  3. 1610 Monday: Sir Thomas Gates institutes “Laws divine moral and marshal,” a harsh civil code for Jamestown.
  4. 1624 Friday: After years of unprofitable operation, Virginia’s charter underwent revocation making it a royal colony.
  5. 1689 Tuesday: The English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants.
  6. 1738 Saturday: John Wesley through his conversion launches the Methodist movement; Methodists celebrate the day as Aldersgate Day.  
  7. 1764 Thursday: Bostonian lawyer James Otis denounced “taxation without representation” and called for the colonies to unite in demonstrating their opposition to Britain’s new tax measures.
  8. 1775 Wednesday: Members of the Continental Congress elect John Hancock as their next president; he succeeds Peyton Randolph.
  9. 1809 Wednesday: In England, the Dartmoor Prison opens to house French prisoners of war.
  10. 1818 Sunday: General Andrew Jackson captures the city of Pensacola, Florida.
  11. 1824 Monday: Pope Leo XII- the 252nd Roman Catholic pontiff- proclaims a universal jubilee.
  12. 1830 Monday: The first passenger rail service in the U.S. commences—Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland.
  13. 1831 Tuesday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Livingston assumed office on this date.  First a Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until May 29, 1833.
  14. 1844 Friday: Samuel E.B. Morse transmitted the message “What hath God wrought” from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore as he formally opened America’s first telegraph line.
  15. 1846 Sunday: General Zachary Taylor captures the city of Monterey during Mexican American War of 1846-1848.
  16. 1856 Saturday: The Pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas.
  17. 1861 Friday:  Major General Benjamin Butler declares “slaves to be contraband of war.”
  18. 1862 Saturday: Westminster Bridge across the Thames River opens for business.
  19. 1877 Thursday: Future 75th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo is born in New York City on this date.  Republican President Herbert Hoover nominated him to fill the seat of Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and he would serve from March 03, 1932, to July 09, 1938.
  20. 1878 Friday: The first American bicycle race took place in Boston.
  21. 1883 Thursday: President Chester Alan Arthur, Republican, and New York Governor Grover Cleveland, Democrat, dedicated the Brooklyn Bridge, linking Brooklyn and Manhattan together.
  22. 1889 Friday: Germany’s Reichstag passed a mandatory disability and old-age insurance law.
  23. 1895 Friday: In Prince George’s County, Maryland, former 27th and 36th U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Hugh McCulloch dies at age 86.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from March 09, 1869, to March 03, 1869.  He would serve again as the 36th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.  The second time around, Secretary McCulloch served under Presidents Chester Alan Arthur and then Grover Cleveland from October 31, 1884, to March 07, 1885.
  24. 1899 Wednesday: W.T. McCullough opened the first auto repair shop in the nation and did so in Boston, Massachusetts.
  25. 1901 Friday: Seventy-eight miners die in the Caerphilly pit disaster in South Wales.
  26. 1915 Monday: During World War I, Italy declares war on Austro-Hungary, which would become a horrible mistake for them.
  27. 1928 Thursday: A record 12 future Hall of Famers take the field as the Yankees beat the A’s 9-7.
  28. 1931 Sunday: B&O Railroad began service with the first passenger train to have air conditioning throughout it and the run was the one between New York City and Washington, D.C.
  29. 1935 Friday: The first Major League Baseball game played at night took place at Cincinnati’s Crosley Field as the Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-1.
  30. 1937 Monday: In a set of rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Social Security Act of 1935.
  31. 1940 Friday: During the Blitzkrieg through the West, German tanks reach Arras, after having fought off a sizeable French armored counterattack. Meanwhile, Netherlands’ Queen Wilhelmina to address her people via the BBC in London to surrender to the Nazis.  The Dutch military begins to demobilize.    
  32. 1941 Saturday: The German battleship Bismarck sank the British battle cruiser HMS Hood in the North Atlantic, killing all but three of the 1,418 men aboard.   Its accompanying ship- the HMS Prince of Wales- due to damage inflicted upon them by the German warships- is forced to break off contact and head back to home port.  Meanwhile, Robert Zimmerman—aka “Bob Dylan[i]”—was born in Duluth, Minnesota.
  33. 1942 Sunday: On the Eastern Front, Field Marshal Ewald von Kleist continues reducing the Barenkovo bridgehead as the Second Battle of Kharkov continues.  The Russians are losing loads of men, materiel, and any hope of beating the Nazis in 1942.  This will put the German armies on the drive towards the Caucasus, the oilfields at Baku, as well as on the eventual road to Stalingrad.
  34. 1943 Monday: On the Eastern Front, heavy fighting continues in the Caucasus as Soviet forces continue launching one attack after another, attacks, the Germans swiftly counterattack.  Overextended, they must pull back or risk being cut off from their supply lines.
  35. 1944 Wednesday: Voters in Iceland vote to sever all ties with Denmark.  Meanwhile, in Albania, Enver Hoxha becomes the head of the anti-fascist movement in his country’s fight to throw off Axis occupiers.  Elsewhere, the Germans in Italy continue a fighting retreat as they continue moving northward to fixed lines where they will set up their next defense.  The Allies continue in hot pursuit, every yard paid for in blood.
  36. 1945 Thursday: Fighting on Okinawa continues as the Japanese continue their fight to protect the home islands.
  37. 1946 Friday: Future longtime drummer with the British rock band, Wishbone Ash[ii] 1969-1990—Steve Upton—is born in Wrexham, Wales, on this date.
  38. 1947 Saturday: Future founding member and drummer with the East Coast rock band, Blue Öyster Cul[iii]t—Albert Bouchard—is born on this date in Watertown, N.Y.
  39. 1951 Thursday: Racial segregation in Washington, D.C. restaurants ruled to be illegal.
  40. 1954 Monday: IBM announces a vacuum tube ‘electronic’ brain that can perform 10 million operations an hour.  Elsewhere, the first moving sidewalk in a railroad station opened in Jersey City, N.J.   
  41. 1959 Sunday: Former 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles died in Washington, D.C. at age 71.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 01-26-1953 to 04-22-1959.
  42. 1960 Tuesday: Future multi-instrumentalist with the British rock band, Dire Straits [iv]1984-1997—Guy Fletcher—is born on this date in Maidstone, Kent, England.
  43. 1961 Wednesday: A group of Freedom Riders undergoes arrest after arriving at a bus terminal in Jackson, Mississippi charged with breaching the peace for entering white-designated areas.  They ended up serving 60 days in jail.
  44. 1962 Thursday: Astronaut Scott Carpenter became the second American to orbit the Earth as he flew aboard Aurora 7.
  45. 1965 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that a law that permits the U.S. Postal Service to intercept communist propaganda to be illegal.
  46. 1967 Wednesday: The American Football League grants a charter to the Cincinnati Bengals.
  47. 1968 Friday: Rolling Stones[v]’ vocalist Mick Jagger and girlfriend, Marianne Faithful undergo arrest over drug charges.  Meanwhile, their single, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash” underwent released in the United Kingdom by Decca Records.
  48. 1973 Thursday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of Defense Elliot Richardson left office on this date and his replacement- Acting Secretary of Defense Bill Clements- took his place.  Richardson- a Republican- served under President Richard M. Nixon from January 30, 1973, until today.  Clements assumed the job today and served until July 02, 1973.  Clements, also a Republican, would eventually become both the 42nd and the 44th governors of Texas.
  49. 1974 Friday: American jazz composer and bandleader Duke Ellington, 75, died in New York.
  50. 1976 Monday: In their scheduled, 15-round heavyweight-boxing match, Muhammad Ali scores a TKO at the 2:05 minute mark of Round 5 over Richard Dunn, thus retaining the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles.  With the victory, Ali’s record went to 52-2 while that of the British heavyweight champion went to 51-2 with the loss.
  51. 1976 Monday A: Elsewhere, Britain and France opened trans-Atlantic Concorde supersonic transport service to Washington.  Finally, in the Judgement of Paris, wine testers rate wines from California higher than their French counterparts, challenging the notion of France being the foremost producer of the world’s best wines.
  52. 1980 Saturday: Iran rejects a demand by the World Court to release the American hostages. 
  53. 1981 Sunday: Bobby Unser wins, loses, and then wins a controversial Indy 500 race.
  54. 1983 Tuesday: The Supreme Court rules that the federal government can reject or refuse funding and tax breaks to schools that practice racial discrimination.
  55. 1985 Friday: About 10,000 people die when a cyclone roars into Bangladesh.
  56. 1986 Saturday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Montreal Canadiens beat the Calgary Flames 4 games to 1.  Meanwhile, Margaret Thatcher becomes the first British prime minister to visit the state of Israel.
  57. 1989 Wednesday: The action-adventure movie, “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,” starring Harrison Ford and Sean Connery, was released by Paramount Pictures.
  58. 1991 Friday: In Sherman Oaks, California, Gene Clark, founding member of the Los Angeles rock group, the Byrds[vi], dies at age 46 due to a heart attack, most likely related to overuse of drugs.    
  59. 1993 Monday: Eritrea gains independence from Ethiopia after a 30-year civil war.
  60. 1994 Tuesday: A federal judge sentenced four jihadists whom a federal jury convicted of bombing New York’s World Trade Center in 1993 to 240 years in prison—may the Islamist scum live long and suffer.
  61. 2000 Wednesday: After 22 years of keeping the peace, Israeli Defense Forces withdraw from southern Lebanon.
  62. 2001 Thursday: When the floor of a Jerusalem wedding hall collapsed beneath dancing guests, sending them plunging several stories into the basement, 23 people died and countless others suffered injury.  Meanwhile in the United States, following the desertion of “Jumping Jim” Jeffords, GOP senator from Vermont, going over to the Democratic Party, the Dems capture the U.S. Senate for the first time since 1994.
  63. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush, trying to dispel rising doubts about the Iraq War, declared the United States would stay in Iraq until it was free, democratic, and suggested that additional Coalition troops might have to go there to stop enemy forces bent on destroying the new government.  Elsewhere, North Korea bans cellphones.  Question: who has a cellphone there?
  64. 2009 Sunday: In Rabat, Morocco, at the Mawazine World Music Festival, a stampede claims the life of at least one person and injures another 15 or so festival goers.
  65. 2010 Monday: After a North Korean submarine sinks South Korea’s ROKS Cheonan, South Korea cuts off trade with North Korea and announces that NO North Korean vessels can no longer use South Korean waters.  Meanwhile, the governments of South Korea and the United States are pressing the Chi-Coms to allow them to hold the North Koreans accountable for their horrendous crimes.
  66. 2011 Tuesday: Once an ‘ally of the United States during the presidency of President George W. Bush- Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi now is target #1 for the Obama administration.  Following a NATO airstrike on Gaddafi’s home, smoke is seen billowing out of it.  The Libyan government reports the deaths of at least three people; however, there is no confirmation that Gaddafi is among the corpses.  What the hell is President Barack Obama up to?
  67. 2012 Thursday: The droner-in-chief does it again- a U.S. drone strike- all of which are approved by President Barack Hussein Obama- kills 10 bad guys in North Waziristan, Pakistan.  You go, President Obama, you go.
  68. 2013 Friday: London’s Metropolitan police remove belongings and sleeping bags of homeless people as part of ‘a policy of reducing the impact of “rough sleepers” on the community.  “Rough sleepers’ is the euphemistic term the Brits use for the ‘homeless,’ sort of like Americans have a euphemistic term- ‘urban outdoorsmen.’
  69. 2014 Saturday: South African President Jacob Zuma takes the oath of office for his second five-year term of office.  Meanwhile, in Florence, Italy, reality TV star and slut, Kim Kardashian marries rapper business mogul, Kanye West.  However, their first child, North West, was born seven months prior to the BIG EVENT but the couple has been together since 2012—why did you not get married before the birth of your child?
  70. 2015 Sunday: As usual, things are out of control in Afghanistan as the war that never seems to want to end continues claiming more lives.  The Taliban launch an assault on checkpoints in Helmand Province killing at least 10 Afghan law enforcement officers and most likely wounding numerous others.  Light this riffraff up.
  71. 2016 Tuesday: Bill Cosby is ordered to stand trial for sexual assault in Norristown, Pennsylvania.  Elsewhere, Vladimir Putin’s thugs conducting a reign of terror in the Donbass kill at least seven Ukrainian soldiers as they carry out hit-and-run attacks.  Meanwhile, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announces that the federal government will seek the death penalty for the scumbag Dylann Roof who killed nine black Americans during a Bible study session on June 17, 2015.  This horrendous event occurred at the Charleston, South Carolina, Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in a misguided white supremacist assault.  (Note- we thought the police should have shot that little POS Roof dead at the time and spared the taxpayers the cost of his trial).
  72. 2017 Wednesday: Taiwan- after their highest court gave the okay- is on its way to becoming the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.  (Note- the Chi-Coms must be pretty flipping angry over this event).  Elsewhere, an obnoxious reporter covering the election for the at-large district in Montana gets body-slammed by GOP candidate Greg Gianforte, the reporter rushes off to the cops.  (Note- probably working for the Democrat Rob Quist). 
  73. 2018 Thursday: CNN reports several women accusing actor Morgan Freeman of sexual assault.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump cancels summit between the United States and North and South Korea after Kim Jong Un makes some nasty statements.  The president also signs into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act which eases oversight for some banks punished during the preceding administration and provides economic aid to struggling taxpayers.  Elsewhere, as Bangladesh police forces continue to crack down on narcotraffickers, news media reports at least 52 criminals have been shot to death over the past 10 days.
  74. 2019 Friday: Brazil’s Supreme Court votes to make homophobia and transphobia crimes.  They have loads of them down there.  Attended Carnival lately?  Elsewhere, Governor Mike Parsons, R-MO, signs into law House Bill 126 that- once it becomes law on August 28, 2019- will prohibit nearly ALL abortions within the Show Me State at or after eight weeks unless in the most extreme circumstances.  Anyone who provides such services at or after eight weeks will face 5-to-15 years in state prison.  Of course, the liberals go berserk.  The Pro-Death Movement cannot stand it when it suffers a direct hit against their barbaric, Satanic practices.
  75. 2020 Sunday: While it would be great to inform the world that the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis had vanished, sadly, it has not nor have Blue State governors desire to keep everyone in lockdown mode.  Thankfully, people are standing up and disobeying these totalitarians and with ever-warmer weather coming, people will no longer allow political losers to cage them, willingly; we will fight back.  Here are the global stats for the day: 5,400,604 confirmed cases, 344,760 confirmed deaths, and 2,175,682 confirmed recoveries, the last number of which is amazing- nit gives us hope.
  76. 2020 Sunday A: Here are the stats for the United States: 1,677,436 confirmed cases, 98,024 confirmed deaths, and 341,717 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has dedicated chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the Golden State numbers: 92,710 confirmed cases, 3,774 confirmed deaths, but like every single day, NO mention of confirmed recoveries because Gov. Gavin Newsom continues playing politics.  Time to launch a new recall and make sure we get everyone to sign it- including the state’s 8 million illegal aliens.  Next in Hawaii, here are the numbers: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 579 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Gov. Ige.  Finally, in Washington where hack Governor Jay Inslee holds dictatorial power, here are the numbers: 19,756 confirmed cases, 1,061 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Washingtonians need to recall Gov. Inslee, too, the man is a political hack and must go.
  77. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet As A Whole: 167,907,514 confirmed cases, +378,551, 3,484,994  confirmed deaths, +7,009 and 149,310,223 confirmed recoveries, +72,967.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,915,089 confirmed cases, UP 14,457 from yesterday’s reporting, 604,304 confirmed deaths, UP 217,[vii] and 27,552,445 confirmed recoveries, UP 50,835.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  78. 2021 Monday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden Became President on January 20, 2021, there have been 287,692 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 171,917 deaths  
  79. 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: 3,778,275 confirmed cases, 62,944 confirmed deaths, and 2,020,385 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,311,941 confirmed cases, 36,502 confirmed deaths, and 1,924,136 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,901 confirmed cases, 496 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 430,639 confirmed cases, 5,764 confirmed deaths, and 210,550 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Ohio: they have 1,097,866 confirmed cases, 19,709 confirmed deaths, and 1,056,441 confirmed recoveries.[ix]    
  80. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,361 confirmed cases, 6,406 confirmed deaths, and 832,441 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Montenegro, a former part of the old Yugoslavia: 99,291 cases of the virus, 1,574 confirmed deaths and 96,666 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  81. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,393.98, UP 186.14 points (+0.54%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,661.17, UP 190.18 points (+1.41%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,197.05, UP 41.19 points (+0.99%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.99 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.09%).  The price of GOLD is $1,881.80 per troy oz., -2.70 (-0.14%) while the price of SILVER is $27.87 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.14%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,180.60 per troy oz, +3.00 (+0.25%) while the price of COPPER is $4.54 per pound, +0.01 (+0.28%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,734.55 per troy oz, -48.50 (-1.74%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $27,750.00 per troy oz., -250.00 (-0.89%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.42 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Bahraini Dinar, one greenback equals 0.38 and in Bangladeshi Taka, a buck equals 84.39 and in Barbadian Dollar, one dollar equals 2.00 of theirs.[xiv]   In other business news, Amazon is expected to acquire MGM as soon as tomorrow.  Wow.    
  82. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.161 per gallon, $2.872 in Florida, $3.890 in Hawaii, and $3.561 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Puerto Rico: $2.901.  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- Indonesia: $2.815 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,324,954,724,281 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.
  83. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Today is Day 63 of ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ reign and she is nowhere to be seen.  News reports suggest that she is applying pressure to Guatemala to do something to halt the flow of illegal aliens pouring out of Honduras and El Salvador like vermin out of a sewer.  Does “Kooky Kamala” carry any weight?  We doubt it.   Elsewhere, the Biden regime has dropped a plan in which it would hold “tender age” illegal aliens at U.S. military bases.  (Note- how about holding them at Gitmo, there Joe?  We do not want more illegal aliens pouring into the country, you feeble old f**k)
  84. 2021 Monday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– The Chi-Coms are warning BOTH the United States and South Korea to butt out when it comes to Taiwan, the REAL China, the FREE China.  The Chi-Coms appear determined to isolate and then conquer the freedom-loving Taiwanese which means that if Beijing launches an all-out assault, feeble Joe Biden will still be down in the basement of the White House spanking his wank.  Meanwhile, Chi-Com stooge Russia is accusing the United States of violating the New Start Treaty’s limitation on nukes.   Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is off to the Middle East to try to keep the ceasefire between Israel and the Untermensch in the Gaza Strip on track as well as to secure aid for said Untermensch.  Such is the Biden regime’s priorities.
  85. 2021 Monday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Formerly referred to as the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci because in the eyes of liberals, he could do no wrong but now referred to by the AICPENDBLOG.COM as Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci, the ever-incorrect doctor now says ‘you know, there could be some funny business going on in Wuhan what with gain of function experimentation’ or so many words to that effect.  That tells us that once again, “Phony Tony” spit on his finger, held it up, and determined which way the wind was blowing.  By the end of the week, he will flipflop in another direction.  Speaking of the Wuhan Flu, U.S. intelligence agencies are investigating as to whether monkey business was indeed going on within the Wuhan Institute of Virology.   
  86. 2021 Monday I: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information II– In other Xi Jinping Bat Flu, Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer, DS-MI, has been blasted over disobeying her own rules by going to the Land Shark Bar, pushing two tables together so that she and another 8-9 friends could sit around the same table together.  In Michigan, ONLY six people can sit at the same table unless, of course, you are some loser like “Gravel Gertie.”  Remove this B**CH from office NOW.  Elsewhere, the U.S. government is warning U.S. citizens not to travel to Japan due to rising Chi-Vi numbers there which sows more doubt on the long-delayed Summer Olympics.   Next, the Ohio GOP is blasting Governor Mike DeWine, RINO, over his ‘vaccine lotto’ which they call a ‘gross misuse of Ohioans tax dollars.’   Finally, Rep.  Jeff Van Drew, R-NJ 2nd congressional district, says that ‘something is wrong in Wuhan’ and that we must get to the bottom of it.  (Note- the Chi-Coms are waging asymmetrical warfare on us via hacking, pandemics, monetary devaluations, and business acquirement which is why we must eliminate these scumbags as a global power).
  87. 2021 Monday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– Arizona state Representative Mark Finchem, R-11 District, says that the Democrats are TERRIFIED at what the 2020 Election Audit in Maricopa County, Arizona, is going to turn up.  We hope it is the beginning of the end for the Biden debacle. 
  88. 2021 Monday K: Joe Biden Regime News I– Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, has launched a new legal strategy with which to do battle with the Biden regime.  Next, the GOP is slamming the Biden regime’s plan of hiring a new army of IRS agents with which to terrorize the American people and to shake every nickel out of their pockets so as to fund the multi-trillion ‘plans’ the regime floats one after another.  (Note- like the Ancient Romans, we suspect the Bidenistas will proscribe (i.e., outlaw) political enemies so the regime can then seize their assets via civil forfeiture.  This is what dictators do).  Meanwhile, the Biden regime is trying to pressure GOP lawmakers into giving in on their ‘infrastructure bill.’  Screw “Pro-China Joe.”   In other news, 500 former Biden campaign employees signed a letter to the usurper in the White House demanding he stand up for Palestine and screw Israel.  (Note- these group-signed letters are little more than propaganda bulls**t.  Pay no attention to them).
  89. 2021 Monday L: Miscellaneous News I– “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, signed a bill into law that will permit citizens of the Sunshine State to sue BIG TECH over de-platforming issues.  Excellent.  Let’s go after Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other scumbag ‘social media’ entities.  Elsewhere, leftists are pushing ahead with their ‘Retire Breyer’ campaign to remove U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer- a reliable liberal vote- so they can get a bunch of rabid, frothing-at-the-mouth liberals onto the high court.  As you know, Justice Breyer opposes PACKING THE COURTS.  Meanwhile, a top MAGA Ohio senatorial candidate Jane Timken, RINO, most likely will not get support from President Donald J. Trump over her failure to condemn a RINO GOPPER in her state who voted to impeach President Trump.  Good.  Boot the RINOs into the nearest dumpster. 
  90. 2021 Monday M: Miscellaneous News II– A new study suggests that the numbers of great white sharks along the northern California coastline is going way up.  “Jaws,” anyone?  Stay out of the water.   Meanwhile, new reports suggest that the top police officer on the scene at the death of black man Ronald Greene down in New Orleans back on May 10, 2019- Lt. John Clary- withheld video of the incident suggesting coverup.  (Note- be prepared for a new round of Black Lives Matter riots).  In other news, Greg Kelly of Newsmax reports that Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka the FLY, aka AOC, aka Baby Evita, aka Sandy Cortez, said to “Latino USA” podcast that she is in therapy over the events of January 06, 2021.  (Note- if we had been on Capitol Hill that day and near this skank, we would have thrown her to the wolves.  Remember- she LIED to the world and said she heard them outside her office looking for HER.  Enough with the theatrics, you dumb, ignorant c**t).
  91. 2021 Monday N: Joe Biden News– Fuddled old Joe Biden purportedly is the author of a new Tweet in which, he condemns the Anti-Semitism occurring around the country.  Everyone has seen Palestinian vermin assaulting Jews in the streets, outrageous crimes that must stop NOW.  Any Palestinians here in the U.S. who are neither citizens or have legal right to be here must be scooped up and dumped back in the Gaza Strip.[xviii]   In other news that is devastating for the regime, a new Reuters/IPSOS poll says that ’53-percent of Republicans view President Donald J. Trump as the ‘true president.’  Duh!
  92. 2022 Tuesday: You know the drill…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0840 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Myriad Blooms.”  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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Although the Beach Boys were on the decline, the next album, “Wild Honey,” came out on December 18, 1967, and is one we absolutely love and wholeheartedly recommend.  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass) as it was all hands-on deck.  The album features nothing but quality material beginning with the upbeat, “Wild Honey,” to the captivating “Aren’t You Glad,” to a cover of Stevie Wonder’s, “I Was Made to Love Her,” to the live classic, “Darlin’,” to the playful, “I’d Love Once Just to See You.” Also on the album is a raucous “Here Comes the Night” to yet another long-time live classic, “Let the Wind Blow.”  The other songs on the album are not filler but all quality material.  The Beach Boys were growing beards, sporting longer hair, and wearing modern-day clothing like the rest of the wild and crazy acts of the late 1960s.  We hope you will seek this one out and definitely make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  You will love it.

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

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

[iii] We are not sure when we will begin offering the music of Blue Öyster Cult but expect it will be sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned.

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

[v] We shared the music of the Rolling Stones (and the group’s individual members) beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members solo projects.

[vi] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] Note- in Israel, Israeli law enforcement has launched a blitzkrieg against the perpetrators of the anti-Jew violence in their country.  Good.  Round this scum up and send them to prison.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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[i] And people say there is NO God. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

122. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 02, 2022

1945 Wednesday: Once General Helmuth Wielding surrenders all German forces in the Nazi capital, the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin, and the Allies announced the surrender of Nazi troops in Italy and in parts of Austria. Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery (May 12, 1941, to May 02, 1945) Martin Bormann dies while attempting to escape the Soviet destruction of the Nazi capital.

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122. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 02, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Owen Josephus Roberts and James F. Byrnes; U.S. Secretaries of State James Madison and James F. Byrnes; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Canfield Spencer; FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover; Martin Bormann- Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery; Foreigner featuring Lou Gramm, Jethro Tull featuring John Glascock, the Kinks featuring Bob Henrit, Sly & the Family Stone featuring Vet Stone, Steppenwolf featuring Goldy McJohn, Stone Temple Pilots featuring John Gutt, and Utopia featuring Doug Howard:

  1. 1497 Sunday: John Cabot departs Europe for North America.
  2. 1519 Friday: Artist Leonardo da Vinci died at Cloux, France, at age 67.
  3. 1536 Saturday: England’s King Henry VIII accuses Anne Boleyn of adultery; seventeen days later, the executioner lopped off her head.
  4. 1670 Friday: England’s King Charles II chartered the Hudson Bay Company on this date.
  5. 1703 Wednesday: Portugal signs a treaty with England to become a great covenant.
  6. 1776 Thursday: France and Spain agree to give arms to the American rebels.
  7. 1801 Saturday: The 5th U.S. Secretary of State James Madison took his post on this date.  In this capacity, he served from today until March 03, 1809, under President Thomas Jefferson.  From here, he would move up the ladder.
  8. 1833 Thursday: Czar Nicholas I of Russia bans public sale of serfs.
  9. 1844 Thursday: The 16th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury James Canfield Spencer left office on this date.  First a Democratic-Republican and then a Whig, he served under President John Tyler from March 08, 1843, until today.
  10. 1863 Saturday: During the Civil War, a Confederate sentry accidentally shot and wounded Confederate General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson at Chancellorsville; he died eight days later.
  11. 1865 Tuesday: President Andrew Johnson offers $100,000 reward for the capture of fugitive Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
  12. 1875 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the future 74th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Owen Josephus Roberts is born.  A Republican, President Herbert Hoover would nominate Roberts to fill Associate Justice Edward Sanford’s seat.  He would serve from 05-20-1930 to 07-31-1945.
  13. 1882 Tuesday: In Charleston, South Carolina, future 81st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James F. Byrnes is born.  A Democrat, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt would nominate Byrnes to fill Associate Justice James McReynold’s seat.  Byrnes would serve from 06-25-1941 to 10-03-1942.  He also served as the nation’s 49th U.S. Secretary of State doing so under President Harry S. Truman. In this capacity, he would serve from 07-03-1945 to 01-21-1947.
  14. 1885 Saturday: Publishers released the first edition of “Good Housekeeping” magazine.
  15. 1887 Monday: Hannibal W. Goodwin applied for a patent for his celluloid photographic film on this date, film from which projectionists show motion pictures.
  16. 1890 Friday: The federal government organized the Oklahoma Territory on this date.
  17. 1902 Friday: The first science fiction film, “A Trip to the Moon,” hits theaters on this date.
  18. 1908 Saturday: The original version of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” with music by Albert Von Tilzer and lyrics by Jack Norworth, undergoes first publication by Von Tilzer’s York Music Co.
  19. 1915 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues during the Second Battle of Ypres with attack, counterattack, and attack again, thrown off, reignited, and relaunched with a horrendous death toll on both sides.  Elsewhere, the Turks show the Allies a thing or two by rounding up French and British citizens interned in their country and sending them into No-Man’s Land to stymie British assaults.  Wow.
  20. 1916 Tuesday: President Woodrow Wilson signs the first act against illegal drugs, the Harrison Drug Act.  Elsewhere, Germany agrees with a British proposal to send POWs to Switzerland as neither side can really care for them.  Off they go…
  21. 1917 Wednesday: Ottoman Turk leader Talaat Pasha visits his ally, Kaiser Wilhelm II in Berlin to discuss conduct of the war.  He will eventually have to seek exile in post-World War I Germany as he will be a wanted criminal due to the Armenian Genocide.
  22. 1918 Thursday: Communists relocate the toppled Czar and his family to the Urals, so he and they are beyond the rescue of White forces.  Meanwhile, the Ottomans are launching all-out assaults against British positions in Palestine.
  23. 1926 Sunday: Due to rising turmoil in the Central American nation of Nicaragua, U.S. Marines intervene to protect American interests.  Meanwhile in India, women gained the right to seek elected office.  
  24. 1927 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court’s “Buck v. Bell” ruling on this date permits forced sterilization of “unfits” by state authorities where the law permits such surgeries for ‘eugenic reasons.’
  25. 1932 Monday: Jack Benny launched his first radio show on NBC Radio on this date.
  26. 1933 Tuesday: In Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler bans labor unions.
  27. 1934 Wednesday: Nazi Germany begins its infamous “People’s Courts.”
  28. 1936 Saturday: “Peter and the Wolf,” a symphonic tale for children by Sergei Prokofiev, had its world premiere in Moscow.  Meanwhile, Abyssinian Emperor Haile Selassie and his family flee the country ahead of attacking Italian troops.
  29. 1939 Tuesday: Lou Gehrig set a major league baseball record when he played in his 2,130th game.  His streak commenced on June 1, 1925.
  30. 1940 Thursday: The Allies continue evacuating Norway.  Meanwhile, the date to invade France and Belgium is set for May 01.   
  31. 1941 Friday: In Nazi Germany, Martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler’s deputy.  Meanwhile, the Federal Communications Commission agreed to let regular scheduling of TV broadcasts by commercial TV stations to begin on July 01, 1941.  This would be the start of network television.  Elsewhere, General Mills began shipping its new cereal “Cheerioats,” to six test markets.  They later renamed it “Cheerios.”   
  32. 1941 Friday A: Meanwhile, fighting in Iraq continues.  One thing the Iraqis did not count on nor have themselves are airplanes.  The Brits have a squadron of obsolescent World War I era airplanes and put them to effective use lighting up the pro-Axis Iraqis.  Britain continues landing troops in Basra on the Persian Gulf which causes the population to rise up and attack the invaders.
  33. 1942 Saturday: Japanese troops occupy Mandalay, Burma.  Elsewhere, fighting continues on Mindanao in the southern Philippines as the Japanese continue trying to dislodge the U.S. and Filipino defenders.   Meanwhile, the Battle of the Coral Sea is brewing as the Japanese navy continues building up its warships for the attack on Port Moresby.  The Americans, however, have cracked their naval codes, and are building forces of their own.
  34. 1943 Sunday: German bombers conduct operations to lay mines in the Thames Estuary and along the British coastline.  Shipping already is precarious off the eastern coast of England, and this will make it even more challenging.
  35. 1944 Tuesday: Future drummer with Argent[i] and the Kinks[ii], Bob Henrit, is born in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Fascist Spain- like other undeclared allies of the Axis- Turkey and Portugal among the most notable- have been pressured by the Allies to turn their backs on the Nazis and begin cutting supplies of tungsten ore which is important for ammunition and shells.  El Caudillo Francisco Franco will bow to the Allies’ request but will drag his feet for as long as he can.  Portugal and Turkey also supply the Axis with essential minerals but will begin tapering the amounts.
  36. 1945 Wednesday: Once General Helmuth Wielding surrenders all German forces in the Nazi capital, the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin, and the Allies announced the surrender of Nazi troops in Italy and in parts of Austria.  Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery (05-12-1941 to 05-02-1945) Martin Bormann dies while attempting to escape the Soviet destruction of the Nazi capital.  Meanwhile, Goldy McJohn, famed keyboardist with the rock band, Steppenwolf[iii], was born on this date in Toronto, Canada.
  37. 1946 Thursday: At the Federal penitentiary on Alcatraz Island, the “Battle of Alcatraz” erupts as inmates launch a revolt that leads to the deaths of three inmates and two correctional guards before additional reinforcements quell the uprising two days later.
  38. 1950 Tuesday: Lou Gramm, future lead singer with the British-American rock band, Foreigner[iv], was born on this date in Rochester, N.Y.  Meanwhile, future vocalist with the San Francisco funk-soul band, Sly and the Family Stone[v], Vet Stone, was born in Vallejo, California, on this date.
  39. 1951 Wednesday: Future bassist/vocalist with the British rock band, Jethro Tull[vi] 1975-1979—John Glascock—was born in Islington, England, on this date.
  40. 1952 Friday: The era of commercial jet passenger service began as a BOAC de Havilland Comet carrying 36 passengers took off on a multi-stop flight from London to Johannesburg, South Africa.  
  41. 1953 Saturday: In Jordan, the British install Hussein I as king; in Iraq, they install Feisal II.
  42. 1954 Sunday: Heavy rain is returning to Dien Bien Phu which hampers air drops.  However, the French command in Hanoi- even though they know the battle most likely is lost- manage to get in more than 100 additional troops to help defend the camp and to prolong the battle so that Operation Condor might have a chance to succeed.  Many of the reinforcements are coming straight from jump school and are being sent into a fight the French now know they cannot win.  No matter how many additional troops they can get into Dien Bien Phu, the communists are able to scrape up more- even if they are 14-year-old, 15-year-old, and 16-year-old kids.  Send in enough cannon fodder and they think they can win.  Evil.[vii]
  43. 1956 Wednesday: In Englewood, N.J., future bassist/vocalist with Todd Rundgren’s Utopia- Doug Howard- is born.
  44. 1957 Thursday: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, Republican-Wisconsin, died at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland.  Elsewhere, gangster Frank Costello escapes an assassination attempt launched by rival mobsters.
  45. 1963 Thursday: The Children’s Crusade began in Birmingham, Alabama, as more than 1,000 black schoolchildren skipped classes and marched downtown to protest racial segregation; hundreds undergo arrest.  Next day when the marchers took to the streets once more, the authorities unleashed police dogs, and fire hoses on the young protesters, injuring many, and arresting as many as possible.  
  46. 1969 Friday: British liner Queen Elizabeth leaves on her maiden voyage to New York City.
  47. 1970 Saturday: Jockey Diane Crump became the first woman to ride in a Kentucky Derby; she finished 15th aboard Fathom.
  48. 1972 Tuesday: Longtime FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover died in Washington at age 77.  Meanwhile, a fire at the Sunshine silver mine in Kellogg, Idaho, claimed the lives of 91 workers who succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning. 
  49. 1974 Thursday: Former Vice President Spiro T. Agnew suffers disbarment.
  50. 1976 Sunday: In Marine City, Michigan, future vocalist with Stone Temple Pilots from 2017 to the present- John Gutt- is born.
  51. 1982 Sunday: During the Falklands Islands War, the British submarine, HMS Conqueror sinks the Argentine battleship, General Belgrano resulting in at least 350 deaths.  Meanwhile, the Weather Channel made its debut.  Meanwhile, Greg Page (19-0) beats Jimmy Young (30-11-2) in a 12-round unanimous decision to retain the USBA heavyweight boxing title.
  52. 1983 Monday: A 6.7-magnitude earthquake injures 487 people in Coalinga, California.
  53. 1988 Monday: In Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds’ manager, Pete Rose, suffers suspension for 30 days for pushing an umpire.
  54. 1994 Monday: Nelson Mandela claimed victory in the wake of South Africa’s first democratic elections; President F.W. de Klerk acknowledged defeat.
  55. 2003 Friday: Unemployment in the U.S. hits 6-percent for the month of April what with the loss of 48,000 jobs.  
  56. 2004 Sunday: Along the Gaza-Israeli border, Palestinian thugs murder a pregnant Israeli woman and her four daughters before Israeli Defense Forces light ‘em up and leave them dead like the rats they are.  Following this Palestinian-caused barbarity, the Israeli government votes NOT to pull out of the Gaza Strip.  Go in there and get this animalistic scum.   Elsewhere, the Baltimore Sun reports that a government report says that ‘since 2001, secret or private searches in the U.S. are up by since 2001, secret or private searches in the U.S. are up by 85-percent.  Who can blame people with the way the Bush administration has turned the country into a police state?
  57. 2005 Monday: About 50 miles north of Kabul, Afghanistan, something goes awry at a munitions dump.  The place blows up killing dozens of people with no full accounting of how many took a one-way trip to meet with Allah or how many others were left devastated one way or another.  Wow.
  58. 2006 Tuesday: The two art thieves who stole Edvard Much’s “The Scream” and “Madonna” receive sentences of four and eight years in prison today.  Elsewhere, communist president of Bolivia Evo Morales orders the nationalization of the nation’s natural gas industry along with mining and forestry.  LONG LIVE THE PEOPLE (in poverty…)
  59. 2007 Wednesday: Following yesterdays beating of illegal alien lovers during a May Day rally in Los Angeles, California, by the LAPD, outraged Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa orders an immediate investigation as to why the cops beat the snot out of the illegals.  Well, the illegals DON’T belong here so if they weren’t here, they would not have gotten their asses beat.   Elsewhere, President George W. Bush meets with Democrats in Congress so he and the legislative branch can figure out how to fund this never-ending, wholly unnecessary war. 
  60. 2008 Friday: Mildred Loving, a black woman whose challenge to Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling striking down such laws across the United States, died in Milford, Va., at age 68.  Elsewhere, in Seoul, South Korea, thousands of people gather to protest the importation of U.S. beef which they claim is corrupted by Mad Cow Disease.
  61. 2009 Saturday: The United Nations ORDERS- like that means anything- the Israelis to stop evicting Palestinians from East Jerusalem.  Oh, boohoo, boot them out and build housing for your people.   Elsewhere, inside a so-called ‘civilian safe zone,’ Sri Lankan Army troops go on a rampage and kill 91 people and wound another 87.  Not sure as to WHY they did what they did but they did it well.
  62. 2010 Sunday: The European Union and International Monetary Fund present Greece with 120 billion Euro bailout packages, to help rid them of their sovereign debt.   Elsewhere, following the bombing of the Mogadishu mosque yesterday, the death toll rises to 45 and the focus falls on the al-Qaida trash.  Light them up.
  63. 2011 Monday: As the news continues to spread about whacking Osama bin Laden, tens of thousands of people gather at Ground Zero in New York City as well as in other places around the country to celebrate the death of this terrorist POS.  The world also learns that in accordance with Islamic law, U.S. military authorities buried him via a sea burial in the Indian Ocean so that a burial site on land would not become a terrorist shrine.  The Allies did the same thing with the Nazis executed at Nuremburg.  They were cremated and went into a river.
  64. 2012 Wednesday: 2012 U.S. presidential candidate Newt Gingrich suspends his campaign for the Republican nomination.   Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives in Beijing for high-level talks with her opposites as well as find ways to line her and her hubby Bill’s pockets with Chi-Com cash.  While on site, she meets with blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng. 
  65. 2013 Thursday: Conservationists determine poachers killed the last known rhinoceroses in Mozambique; these poachers worked with game rangers responsible for protecting them.  Meanwhile, a North Korean court sentences American Kenneth Bae to 15 years of hard labor for committing criminal acts against the regime.  Yeah, right.  The Obama administration begs for amnesty.
  66. 2014 Friday: According to Brainy History, Apple and Samsung achieved mixed victory in a patent suit settlement; Samsung will owe Apple about $120 million, and Apple will owe Samsung about $158,000; the court found both parties to have infringed on each other’s patents.  Elsewhere, fighting continues in eastern Ukraine as the Ukrainians claim they have killed numerous Russians and destroyed assets although two Ukrainian helicopters were reportedly shot down.   In the city of Odessa, Ukrainians are going after Russians with a vengeance.  Get those SOBS.
  67. 2015 Saturday: In a boxing match that shattered financial records for the sport, Floyd Mayweather Jr. beats Manny Pacquiao on points in 12 rounds in the world unification welterweight title bout.  What a fight.  Congratulations to Mr. Mayweather.   Elsewhere, as the Nigerian military continues fighting through the Sambisa Forest, the government announces that another 234 women and girls have been rescued from the clutches of the Islamist group, Boko Haram.
  68. 2016 Monday: The ‘religion of peace’ is on the move yet again, this time in Baghdad, Iraq, where three separate bombings claim the lives of at least 14 poor souls including a number of Shiite pilgrims while the Syrian Army takes up positions around its prison in the city of Hama where violent prisoners have overthrown the prison staff and are holding them as hostages.  What will President Bashar al-Assad do?  We think he’ll employ poison gas inside the prison killing all of them (and the guards).   
  69. 2016 Monday A: Elsewhere, the Catholic Church in the Philippines urges its followers to reject Roderigo Duterte who seems to be little more than a whack job.  Down in Venezuela, El Presidente Nicolas Maduro orders clocks in his nation to be moved forward by half-an-hour since the country is facing a major electricity shortage and that somehow moving the clocks up by 30 minutes will alleviate the suffering of the people.  YOU know what will alleviate their suffering?  Your fat neck dangling from a noose in the center of Caracas.  POS communist.
  70. 2017 Tuesday: Still angry from yesterday’s provocative overflight of the Korean Peninsula by two U.S. B-1B heavy bombers, Kim Jong Un warns the world that due to President Donald J. Trump’s belligerent stance against the peaceful Democratic Republic of North Korea, the military is going to accelerate its nuclear weapons programs and ‘could test a nuke at any time’ so there.  Elsewhere, the Los Angeles Times reports that Venezuelan thug dictator Nicolas Maduro is going to ‘draft a new constitution’ seeing as how violent mobs are protesting his regime in the streets.
  71. 2018 Wednesday: Disaster befalls romaine lettuce in Yuma, Arizona, as a massive e. coli outbreak sickens at least 121 people across 25 states killing one in the process.  Grocery stores around the country put out immediate recalls and stop-sales on all romaine lettuces, fresh and packaged, coming out of the region.   Elsewhere, as a show of good faith, ahead of the summit between President Donald J. Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, the North Koreans release the last three American detainees they have been keeping as a potential future trump card.
  72. 2019 Thursday: Iowa passes one of the strictest abortion bans saying ‘can’t happen’ after the detection of a fetal heartbeat.  Good for them.   Elsewhere, Senator Michael Bennet, D-CO, says he is in the running for the 2020 presidential nomination of his party.  No one cares.  Meanwhile, Facebook and Instagram ban several big names from its site for spreading violence and hate.  Among the folks bumped off the sites are Alex Jones, the Reverend Louis Farrakhan, David Duke, Milo Yiannopoulos, and several others.  We shall see.
  73. 2020 Saturday: After California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom orders ONLY the beaches of Orange County closed, the sheriff of the county says, ‘he will not enforce the order.’  Meanwhile, on the COVID-19- Wuhan Flu front- confirmed global cases are 3,424,254; confirmed deaths sit at 243,674; and confirmed recoveries are 1,092,715.  In the United States, the Kung Flu Virus Crisis- given us by the communist Chinese- is thus: confirmed cases sit at 1,157,782, confirmed deaths at 67,046, and confirmed recoveries are 150,934.  Meanwhile, the communist Chinese claim the following numbers (let’s see if they have changed): confirmed cases: 88,423; confirmed deaths: 4,633; and confirmed recoveries: 81,785!  Which is almost the same as one week ago, lying scumbags.  Around the United States, more states continue reopening and no upticks in the Coronavirus Crisis are seen so to all authoritarian governors out there, you better lighten up.  (It is interesting to note that Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is still whining about ‘Confederate and swastika flags being seen at protests but every piece of film we have looked at, those flags are nowhere to behold.  ANTIFA- do your job, go to Michigan, and protest this b***h).
  74. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 153,467,379 confirmed cases, +667,534, 3,215,537  confirmed deaths, +9,349, and 131,436,594 confirmed recoveries, +71,306.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,178,844 confirmed cases, UP 29,104 from yesterday’s reporting, 591,056 confirmed deaths, UP 306,[viii] and 25,777,864 confirmed recoveries, UP 45,866.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix] 
  75. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 276,388 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 281.6 days, 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 404,812 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 185,586 deaths. 
  76. 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: 3,745,332 confirmed cases, 61,920 confirmed deaths, and 1,993,102 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,242,778 confirmed cases, 35,269 confirmed deaths, and 1,805,359 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,580 confirmed cases, 483 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 406,908 confirmed cases, 5,563 confirmed deaths, and 191,652 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Alaska, a once reliable DEEP RED state before the Democratic-Socialists corrupted it: they have 65,409 confirmed cases, 341 confirmed deaths, and 56,476 confirmed recoveries.[x]   Meanwhile, Governor Brian Kemp, R-GA, is lifting ALL remaining COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions.
  77. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,554 confirmed cases, 6,366 confirmed deaths, and 830,878 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Honduras, overloaded with way too many illegal aliens seeking asylum under Joe Biden: 213,167 cases of the virus, 5,318 confirmed deaths and 78,806 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  78. 2021 Sunday D:  Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,874.85, DOWN 185.51 points (-0.54%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,962.98, DOWN 119.86 points (-0.85%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,181.17, DOWN 30.30 points (-0.72%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.49 per barrel, -0.09 (-0.14%).  The price of GOLD is $1,768.80 per troy oz., +1.10 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $25.92 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.24%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,203.90 per troy oz, -1.30 (-0.11%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, -0.01 (-0.27%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,934.50 per troy oz, -17.48 (-0.59%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,500.00 per troy oz., +150.00 (+0.51%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.21.     In Mozambican Metical, one greenback equals 57.02 and in Myanmar Kyat, a buck equals 1,550.00 and in Nicaraguan Córdoba, one dollar equals 34.85 of theirs.[xv]  
  79. 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 $4.040 per gallon, $2.780 in Florida, $3.790 in Hawaii, and $3.471 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- New Hampshire: $2.766.  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 seventh lowest gasoline price in the world- Nigeria: $1.591 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,240,289,802,772 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.  In other business news, Berkshire-Hathaway bigwig Warren Buffet is celebrating 1st quarter earnings in 2021 of $11.7 billion.  He also is warning investors NOT to gamble on stocks.   Meanwhile, in other economic news that will trash the U.S. economy, Joe Biden is QUIETLY preparing a massive increase in Food Stamps, even higher than the one his former (well, could still be the current) boss, Barack Hussein Obama had and without going via the U.S. Congress.  Yet another unilateral move that will see millions of dollars going to illegal aliens.
  80. 2021 Sunday F: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Kansas City, Missouri- 71-year-old Joseph Naumann told Newsmax TV that ‘it’s wrong for Joe Biden to use his Catholic ‘faith’ because it misguides Catholic listeners.’  Look, WE believe (and I’m a Jew- Mo) that the Roman Catholic Church should excommunicate Joe Biden and other scurrilous, reprobate Catholics such as House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the decrepit nonagenarian because she like he are big PROPONENTS of the Pro-Death Movement and NOT because they believe women have a right to control their own bodies but because they make money off it via campaign contributions.
  81. 2021 Sunday G: Political News I– Like Senator Mitt Romney, RINO-UT, Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, is having a challenging time within her party for being the neo-lib that she is by going against President Donald J. Trump.  She is expected to be removed from GOP leadership by June at the latest.   Next former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, says that ‘Lockheed-Martin possesses UFO wreckage. This is getting better all the time.   We are looking forward to the upcoming UFO report next month- if the feds actually release it.  Elsewhere, the runoff for the U.S. House seat in Texas 6th congressional district is between two Republicans: Susan Wright (19.2%), backed by President Donald J. Trump and Jake Ellzey (13.8%), which has the Democrats sobbing gobs of tears as they genuinely thought they were going to propel third-place runner-up Jana Lynne Sanchez (13.4%) into the House to help a beleaguered “Mumbles” Pelosi.  
  82. 2021 Sunday H: Political News II– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, continues sharing his views on Afghanistan and says we must withdraw from the country NOW.  We concur wholeheartedly and think we should have been out of there before President George W. Bush left office (and should never have gone into Iraq).  Since going to that forlorn country, Senator Paul says we have blown $825 billion to 1 trillion building roads and schools, protecting women, and doing other non-war-fighting jobs at great cost to our country in resources and human lives.  (Note- I said yesterday that the Democrats and Neocons are seeking a “Gulf of Tonkin Incident” so they can keep forces in that s—hole country in perpetuity and to continue reaping the wealth from the Military-Industrial-Political Complex- Mo).
  83. 2021 Sunday I: Political News III– The family of the late Ashli Babbitt is suing the Capitol Hill Police Department for her murder on January 06, 2021.  We still don’t know who fired the fatal shot (but we are learning more about the officer by the day.  We believe her killing was preordained that the House speaker- in control of the Capitol Hill Police Department- wanted to make sure someone lost their life in this FALSE FLAG OPERATION)- Mo).   Elsewhere, the U.S. State Department has announced that there is “NO TRUTH” regarding a prisoner swap with the Iranians.   Meanwhile, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, says he remains hopeful on police reform occurring in the U.S. Senate.  Finally, Senator John Barrasso, R-WY, says of Joe Biden’s $2.1 trillion infrastructure bill that it’s ‘like someone with a new credit card.’   Finally, famed economic adviser Larry Kudlow says Joe Biden’s BIG GOVERNMENT PUSH is destabilizing and bad for the United States.’
  84. 2021 Sunday J: Foreign News / Overseas News– Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is warning of a “U.S.-communist China Armageddon.”  Amen, Mr. Secretary, amen.   Next, Kim Jong Un warns the U.S. of GRAVE CONSEQUENCES over Joe Biden’s mumbling, stumbling speech the other day on the 99th day of his regime before a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress.   Elsewhere, British Prime Minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson is being forced to answer for his personal spending.  Oooh, BoJo could be going down.  Meanwhile, riotous soccer fans stormed Manchester United’s field over the U.S.-based owners proposing the ‘Super Soccer League’ that would feature only elite teams and would be a power grab by wealthy billionaires.   Finally, a Cuban dissident’s hunger strike is challenging the communist regime. 
  85. 2021 Sunday K: Miscellaneous News I– Yesterday, the Empire State Building celebrated its 90th birthday.  Next, SpaceX’s Dragon Capsule returned four astronauts back from the International Space Station in the first nighttime landing in the Gulf of Mexico since the Apollo missions.  Elsewhere, “Kooky Kamala” Harris has another job (not that she shows up for any of them): she is now going to be the head of the National Space Council.
  86. 2022 Monday: Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0818 a 20” x 30” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Yountville Vineyard.”  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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Formed in the late 1950s as the Hawks, the group that would come to be known as the Band evolved in 1967.  Featuring four Canadians and one American, the band erupted onto the stage with their first album, “Music from the Big Pink,” (July 01, 1968).  In some ways, the band was a throwback in that having performed with Bob Dylan for a lengthy time, they combined elements of acoustic folks with rock and roll with the music of the prairies, the back-hills, and other American-Canadian forms in an extremely alluring package of sound.  The band features Rick Danko (bass, vocals, and fiddle), Robbie Robertson (guitars and vocals), Levon Helm (drums, percussion, vocals, mandolins, and tambourines), Richard Manuel (pianos, organs, and vocals), and Garth Hudson (keyboards and saxophones).  Their first album touched the souls of many and put them on a path to stardom, one that would take them to Woodstock in 1969 and beyond.  One of the big hits was “The Weight.”  What we have here is the 50th anniversary edition of this celebrated album, “Music from Big Pink 50th Anniversary Edition,” a beefed-up effort featuring all manner of additional gems for your listening pleasure.  The album came out on January 01, 2018.  We hope you will seek this album out and consider adding it to your growing collection of nothing but the absolute best in rock music.  You will be glad you did, of that, we guarantee.

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[i] We promoted the music of the Zombies, Argent, Rod Argent, and Colin Blunstone beginning on Monday, 28-October-2019 through Sunday, 05-January-2020.  Please, check them out.

[ii] We presented the music of the Kinks, as well as of Ray and Dave Davies, beginning on Monday, 22-December-2014 through Sunday, 15-March-2015.  We hope you will check out the music of this original British invasion band as they are as relevant today as they were more than 50 years ago.  Sure beats the hell out of Maroon Five.

[iii] We promoted the music of Steppenwolf, beginning on Friday, 25-May-2012 through Sunday, 17-June-2012.  You definitely need to check the music of this iconic band out ASAP.

[iv] We definitely look forward to promoting the music of Foreigner one of these days, perhaps in 2020?

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

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

[vii] As is the norm, we visit Martin Windrow’s amazing book, “The Last Valley,” De Capo Press (2006) as well as Time-Life Books for relevant information on this critical fight against communism.

[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.

121. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 01, 2022

2003 Thursday: On this date, President George W. Bush erroneously declares aboard the aircraft carrier, USS Abraham Lincoln, off the coast of California that “combat operations in Iraq are over.” The world comes to know this as the infamous “Mission Accomplished” speech as the insurrection against Coalition forces was soon to begin.

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121. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 01, 2022:

First Day of Asian—Pacific American Heritage Day; May Day (Communist and Socialist holiday); Kentucky Derby, Law Day, Loyalty Day, Lei Day (Hawaii), First Day of Military Appreciation Month, First Day of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, and First Day of Jewish American Heritage Month

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices John Catron and John McKinley; U.S. Attorney General Herbert Brownell Jr.; U.S. Treasury Secretary David M. Kennedy; Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels; Bachman-Turner Overdrive featuring Jim Clench, Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Jerry Weiss, Elton John, Fleetwood Mac featuring Mick Fleetwood, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Johnny Colt, Pacific Gas & Electric featuring Charlie Allen, “Brown Sugar” by the Rolling Stones, and Smashing Pumpkins featuring D’arcy Wretzky:

  1. 0946 Sunday: The reign of the 128th Roman Catholic Pope Marinus II ended on this date.  He first became pontiff on October 30, 0942.
  2. 1006 Thursday: Supernova observed by Chinese and Egyptians in constellation Lupus.
  3. 1045 Thursday: The reign of the 147th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict IX ended on this date.  He first became Vicar of Christ on March 10, 1045, and over the course of the next 52 days, guided his flock through thick and thin on its journey to meet with the Father, Son, and the Holy Ghost.
  4. 1328 Saturday: England recognizes the Kingdom of Scotland as an independent state.
  5. 1544 Monday: Turkish troops occupy Hungary.
  6. 1555 Sunday: The reign of the 222nd Roman Catholic Pope Marcellus II ends after 52 days as pontiff.  He first picked up his Holy Cross on April 09, 1555.
  7. 1572 Monday: The reign of the 225th Roman Catholic Pontiff St. Pius V ends on this date.  As the guide of ALL Christendom Pope Pius V led his flock from January 07, 1566, until today.
  8. 1707 Sunday: The Kingdom of Great Britain became a reality as a treaty merging England and Scotland took effect.
  9. 1715 Wednesday: Prussia declares war on Sweden.
  10. 1776 Wednesday: Adam Weishaupt founds secret society of Illuminati.
  11. 1780 Monday: Future 27th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McKinley is born in Culpepper County, Va., on this date.  A Democrat, President Martin Van Buren nominated him to fill a new seat on the nation’s high court.  He served from April 22, 1837, to July 19, 1852.  
  12. 1785 Sunday: Kamehameha defeats Kalanikupule and establishes the Kingdom of Hawaii.
  13. 1786 Monday: Mozart’s opera “The Marriage of Figaro” premiered in Vienna, Austria.
  14. 1805 Wednesday: The state of Virginia passed a law requiring all freed slaves to leave the state or to risk either imprisonment or deportation.
  15. 1837 Monday: The 26th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Catron assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill a new seat.  He served from today until May 30, 1865.
  16. 1844 Wednesday: Whig convention nominates Henry Clay as presidential candidate.  Meanwhile, Samuel Morse sends the first telegraph message.
  17. 1861 Wednesday: Confederate General Robert E. Lee orders troops under General T. J. Jackson to attack Harper’s Ferry.
  18. 1862 Thursday: Union naval commander David Farragut captures the Rebel city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
  19. 1863 Friday: The Confederate “National Flag” replaces the “Stars and Bars” as the national flag.  Meanwhile in Virginia, the Battle of Chancellorsville began with the forces of General Robert E. Lee commenced fighting with Union troops under the command of General Joseph Hooker.  During this battle, friendly fire mortally wounded Confederate General Stonewall Jackson.  
  20. 1866 Tuesday: The American Equal Rights Association forms.
  21. 1867 Wednesday: The Reconstruction of the South begins as do black voter registration.
  22. 1877 Tuesday: President Rutherford B. Hayes—following the dictates of the Compromise of 1877 in which, he became president over Democrat Samuel J. Tilden—began withdrawing the final Union troops from out of the South.  This concluded Reconstruction and led to persecution of freed slaves throughout the South.
  23. 1883 Tuesday: William F. Cody—aka “Buffalo Bill Cody”—held his first Wild West Show.
  24. 1884 Thursday: Chicago, Illinois has the distinction of being the first U.S. city to begin building the first 10-story building in the nation.
  25. 1898 Sunday: Commodore George Dewey gave the command, “You may fire when ready, Gridley,” as an American naval force destroyed a Spanish squadron in Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War.
  26. 1915 Saturday: The British luxury liner, the Lusitania, leaves New York bound for Liverpool, England.  Elsewhere, on the Western Front, the Second Battle of Ypres seesaws back and forth.  On the Eastern Front, the Germans are pushing Russian troops back in the Baltic states while their Austro-Hungarian allies continue battling the Russians in the Carpathians and Ukraine.  Meanwhile, on the Southern Front, the Turks begin assaulting Allied positions at Gallipoli.
  27. 1916 Monday: The French are beginning to have success in the Battle of Verdun what with the recapture of Fort Douamont, the linchpin of the whole defensive system. 
  28. 1917 Tuesday: On the Northwest Frontier of India, British forces are fighting with jihadi tribesmen.  Although the supply convoy snaking through the mountains manages to survive the assault, losses are heavy.
  29. 1918 Wednesday: Due to Soviet intransigence and the ongoing civil war between the Reds and the Whites, the German forces continue gobbling up vast portions of the Ukraine including the massive Crimean port of Sebastopol and the city of Odessa.  As long as the Soviets continue thinking they can cling to portions of the old Czarist empire, the Germans continue proving to them it’s futile, give in, give up, and stop launching attacks.  That’s Leon Trotsky for you.
  30. 1922 Monday: Charlie Robertson of the Chicago White Sox pitched a perfect no-hit, no-run game against the Detroit Tigers.  The Sox won the contest by a final score of 3-0.  Another perfect game did not come along until 46 years later.
  31. 1931 Friday: New York’s 102-story Empire State Building undergoes dedication.  Elsewhere, singer Kate Smith made her debut on CBS Radio on her 24th birthday.
  32. 1934 Tuesday: The Philippine legislature accepted a U.S. proposal for independence on this date.
  33. 1935 Wednesday: Workers complete the building of Boulder Dam, Colorado.
  34. 1937 Saturday: American president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, signs the Neutrality Acts.
  35. 1939 Monday: “Batman” comics hit the streets.
  36. 1940 Wednesday: The Allies are evacuating Norway as the fight to save the country is now impossible.  The efforts to retrieve Allies there will continue through the month.  Meanwhile, Sweden declares that it will defend its neutrality with energy and has no intention of succumbing to either the Nazis or the Soviets. 
  37. 1941 Thursday: The Orson Welles motion picture “Citizen Kane” premiered in New York.  In Mesopotamia, Iraqi troops begin attacking British outposts.  They are coming in ont the side of the Axis and want to boot the British occupiers out of their country.   Elsewhere, in North Afrika, the Battle of Tobruk continues as the Afrika Korps continues battering its way through the defenses.
  38. 1942 Friday: Future drummer/vocalist with the 1960s rock band, Pacific Gas & Electric[i]– Charlie Allen- is born on this date.  Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater of World War II, Imperial Japanese continue committing more troops to the fight on Mindanao in the southern Philippines and fighting is fierce between outnumbered Filipino and American defenders.
  39. 1943 Saturday: During World War II, the German Wehrmacht deploys in Holland to break up worker strikes.  Meanwhile, a Luftwaffe bomber sinks a boat carrying Jews to Malta in the Mediterranean.  Finally, fighting continues in Tunisia as the German and Italian troops of the Afrika Korps continue defying the Allies’ attempt as they attempt to destroy them.
  40. 1944 Monday: The Messerschmitt Me-262, the first combat jet in aviation history took its first flight on this date.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, Soviet leader Josef Stalin says the ‘Germans must be pursued all the way to Berlin.’  He now has the upper hand, and his generals are planning for the summer offensive, one that will fall atop the Nazis and their remaining allies like a sledgehammer.
  41. 1945 Tuesday: German Admiral Karl Doenitz, Hitler’s successor, begins the formation of a new German government.  Meanwhile, a day after the suicide of Adolf Hitler, Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels commits suicide along with his wife, Magda.  Prior to consuming poison and using a sidearm, they poison their six children.  On all fronts, German units are in the process of negotiating or surrendering to the victorious Allies; however, the full surrender of Nazi Germany won’t happen until May 08 and 09 depending upon the front.
  42. 1946 Wednesday: In New York City, future founding member of Blood, Sweat & Tears[ii]– Jerry Weiss (trumpet, flugelhorn, backing vocals 1967-1968)- is born on this date.
  43. 1949 Sunday: Jim Clench—future guitarist/vocalist who would replace Randy Bachman in Bachman-Turner Overdrive[iii] 1978-present—was born in Canada on this date.
  44. 1952 Thursday: “Mr. Potato-Head” debuts.  (Little would the manufacturers know but about 70 years later, WOKIES would neuter Mr. Potato Head.  What a bunch of sissified pansies!)
  45. 1954 Saturday: Following the celebration of Camerone Day by the French Foreign Legionnaires at Dien Bien Phu, the communists celebrate their BIG COMMUNIST DAY- May Day.  Red flags flutter at all communist-held strongpoints and fighting positions and in the surrounding hills.  Oh, it’s a big day for the communists, a big, big day.  It also marks the day of the final phase of the offensive and Isabelle is suffering ongoing artillery bombardments.  By the end of the day, the French defenders have lost several of their 105 mm howitzers which have been essential at keeping communist attackers away from their position.   The communists are tightening their grip on the Legionnaires’ fortified position causing a heavy counterattack late in the evening to push the Viet Minh back.[iv]
  46. 1959 Friday: In Indianapolis, Indiana, the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, Floyd Patterson scores an 11th round KO of British boxer, Brian London, improving his record to 35-1.   
  47. 1960 Sunday: The Soviet Union shot down an American U-2 spy plane over Sverdlovsk and captured its pilot, Francis Gary Powers.
  48. 1961 Monday: The first U.S. airline hijacking took place as Antulio Ramirez Ortiz, a Miami electrician, commandeered a National Airlines plane that was en route to Key West, Florida, and forced the pilot to fly to Fidel Castro’s Cuba.
  49. 1963 Wednesday: The Coca-Cola Company began marketing TAB, its first low-calorie beverage.
  50. 1964 Friday: The computer programming language BASIC (Beginner’s All-Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) underwent creation by Dartmouth College professors John G. Kemeny and Thomas E. Kurtz.
  51. 1966 Sunday: Johnny Colt—bassist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[v] 2012-present—is born in Cherry Point, North Carolina, on this date.
  52. 1967 Monday: Elvis Presley[vi] married Priscilla Beaulieu at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas; they divorced in 1973.
  53. 1968 Wednesday: In South Haven, Michigan, future original bassist with the band, Smashing Pumpkins- D’arcy Wretzky- is born.
  54. 1971 Saturday: The intercity passenger rail service Amtrak went into operation.  Meanwhile, the Rolling Stones[vii] release the single, “Brown Sugar.”
  55. 1972 Monday: In Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, NABF heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali wins a 12-round unanimous decision over home country hero, George Chuvalo, to put his record to 36-1.  As for Chuvalo, his record went to 66-18-2 with the loss.
  56. 1975 Thursday: Hank Aaron of the Milwaukee Brewers broke baseball’s all-time RBI record previously held by Babe Ruth during a game against the Detroit Tigers; the Brewers won 17-3.
  57. 1979 Tuesday: Elton John[viii] becomes the first pop star to perform in Israel.
  58. 1982 Saturday: The World’s Fair in Knoxville, Tenn., was opened by President Ronald Reagan.
  59. 1983 Sunday: Pitcher Nolan Ryan surpasses Walter Johnson’s strikeout record of 3,508.
  60. 1984 Tuesday: Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac[ix] files for bankruptcy.
  61. 1991 Wednesday: Pitcher Nolan Ryan pitches 7th No-Hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays.
  62. 1992 Friday: On the third day of the Los Angeles riots, a visibly shaken Rodney King appeared in public to appeal for calm, pleading, “Can we all get along?”
  63. 1996 Wednesday: In New York City, the 62nd U.S. Attorney General Herbert Brownell Jr. died at age 92.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, to October 23, 1957.
  64. 2003 Thursday: On this date, President George W. Bush erroneously declares aboard the aircraft carrier, USS Abraham Lincoln, off the coast of California that “combat operations in Iraq are over.”  The world comes to know this as the infamous “Mission Accomplished” speech as the insurrection against Coalition forces was soon to begin.  
  65. 2004 Friday: The European Union adds 10 new member nations to its growing body of European countries: Cyprus and Malta in the Mediterranean as well as Poland, the three Baltic republics- Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia, and Slovakia.  The bumps up the population of the massive bloc to 455 million with the addition of the 75 million within these new states.  Wow.
  66. 2005 Saturday: Following Beijing’s meeting with Taiwan’s opposition leader, Lien Chan, Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian requests a meeting with the communist Chinese authorities.  There has been much tension between the two countries as Taiwan wants to become its own country while the Chi-Coms continue claiming Taiwanese soil is their soil.  Bull crap.
  67. 2006 Sunday: In the United States, illegal aliens want to show the American people ‘what for’ by staying home from their jobs.  They want to show the American people that WE NEED THEM.  NO, we don’t need you and as many of us who are employers did back then, IF the illegals didn’t show up, we FIRED them and, in some cases, handed their information over to immigration authorities.  Look, we need to send the welfare folks out into the fields, and we would bet they would get better jobs ASAP.  Then, we could revive the Bracero Program that worked so well for decades.
  68. 2007 Monday: Four years ago, this very day, President George W. Bush stood on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and said- regarding the invasion of Iraq- “Mission accomplished.”  Almost as soon as the words spilled out of his mouth, the insurgency broke out and claimed more U.S. lives than the invasion did.  Anyhow, President Bush vetoed an Iraq War funding bill because included within it was more downtime between tours in the godforsaken country as well as increased training, better equipping, and hardcore benchmarks the Iraqi government had to meet.  The more we look back at events such as this, the more we believe George W. Bush did a HORRIBLE thing and that the Deep State and the Neocons propelled him into it.  We must always think of our servicemen-and-women ahead of regime change wars, especially when they are undeclared, and the entire nation is not behind the effort.  Meanwhile, a May Day pro-illegal alien immigration rally goes awry in the City of Angels today as out-of-control illegal alien loves got their asses beat by the LAPD.  Go for it.  
  69. 2008 Wednesday: Why this should matter to the United States is beyond us but President George W. Bush offers tougher sanctions on Myanmar for the horrible crap they do over there to minorities and to freedom-loving people and makes it so the Burmese government cannot get its hands on its assets inside the United States.  (Note- move ‘em to Beijing).
  70. 2009 Thursday: U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter announced his retirement effective at the end of the court’s term in late June.   Elsewhere, it’s May Day and what could be better than peaceful marches turning into violent mobs?  Violence breaks out in the streets of Germany, Greece, and Turkey where cops try to quell mob violence to the best of their abilities.  What is it with the communists?  Can’t they do anything without launching violent attacks on people who have nothing with which to do with them?  WTF?
  71. 2010 Friday: The Washington Post publishes a story in which, two retired U.S. Army generals tell the reporter that the U.S. military is having a tough time with 25-percent of the population being obese and ‘too fat to fight.’  Perhaps we should return to a draft and get these punks back in shape?   Meanwhile, some member of the ‘religion of peace’ sets off a bomb inside a Mogadishu mosque sending at least two dozen people to visit with Allah sooner than they had anticipated.
  72. 2011 Saturday: At Abbottabad, Pakistan, U.S. Special Forces’ Seal Team Six locate and kill the most wanted terrorist in the world, Osama bin Laden along with several others who attempted to defend him.   Late in the evening, U.S. President Barack Obama announces that American military operatives killed Osama bin Laden, founder of the militant Islamist group Al-Qaida.  Former President George W. Bush congratulates his successor on his momentous achievement.   Meanwhile, the United Nations attempt to visit Pfc. Bradley Manning in prison is rebuffed by the Obama administration.
  73. 2012 Tuesday: On the first anniversary of the slaying of long-sought jihadist Osama Bin Laden, President Barack Obama lands in Kabul, Afghanistan, on an unannounced visit.  There, he meets with Afghan President Hamid Karzai.  The two sign an agreement that outlines cooperation between the two nations in the War on Terror through 2014.  Meanwhile, as the Saudi ambassador to Egypt is moving around Cairo, Egyptian authorities foil an attempted assassination attempt against him by the Iranians.  Light those fools up.
  74. 2013 Wednesday: The U.N. Human Rights Office determines that it is a violation of international law to force-feed hunger strikers at the U.S. Guantanamo Bay prison.  Elsewhere, in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, the Boston police scoop up three close friends of the bombers who provided them aid and comfort.  Meanwhile, in Seattle, Washington, a May Day celebration causes the celebrants to run amok, attacking police, breaking glass, and setting things ablaze.  Nearly a dozen cops are injured in the melees around the city.  That’s communists for you.
  75. 2014 Thursday: According to Brainy History, Ford Motor Company CEO Alan Mulally, will retire in July and that Mark Fields will replace him; Mulally restored profitability and distinguished the company as the only Big Three automaker to refuse government bailouts during the 2008-2009 recession.  Elsewhere, as Vladimir Putin’s thugs continue trying to snip off the eastern portion of Ukraine- cos, don’t you know- a whole lotta Russians supposedly live there- Kiev orders a return to conscription, what we Americans call the draft.  IF only the Obama administration would provide these guys with weapons.
  76. 2015 Friday: According to Brainy History, Elon Musk, head of Tesla Motors, announces the formation of Tesla Energy, a producer of large batteries for storage of generated renewable energy in homes and businesses.  Elsewhere, in Jalisco state in Mexico, narcoterrorists knock a Mexican military helicopter out of the sky.  In the ensuing crash, three Mexican soldiers are killed outright while another 10 soldiers and a pair of Federales suffer injuries to varying degrees.  Meanwhile, Maryland State Attorney Marilyn Mosby says that the six officers involved in the death of criminal Freddie Gray were negligent in their duties.   These six officers of the Baltimore Police Department will find themselves in court.
  77. 2016 Sunday: ISIS does what it does best and that is it carries out two car bombings in the town of As-Samawah that propels unlucky souls to commune with Allah while leaving 75 wounded in varying degrees.   Elsewhere, two Christian missionaries working out of Pennsylvania are found murdered in separate areas of Jamaica’s rural St. Mary’s Parish.  As of now, NO one knows who killed Randy Hentzel and Harold Nichols.
  78. 2017 Monday: Musician Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins fame announces he will purchase the National Wrestling Alliance.   Elsewhere, Kim Jong Un goes berserk as the U.S. flies two B-1B heavy bombers over the Korean Peninsula causing the ‘Brave Leader’ to bellow that the Trump administration is preparing for nuclear war against his country.  Meanwhile, what’s Paris, France, without RIOTS on May Day?  That’s what they get as mobs of protesters- supposedly preparing for upcoming elections- run amok in the streets causing riot police to fire tear gas and rubber bullets into the seething crowd.
  79. 2018 Tuesday: Another one bites the dust: the Dominican Republic, under pressure from the Chi-Coms, severs ties with Taiwan and opens diplomatic relations with Beijing.   Elsewhere, it’s May Day and what could be better than communists and socialists running amok in the streets?  In France, Paris sees some violent demonstrations what with car dealerships and fast-food restaurants being set ablaze.  Not good.  Maybe the authorities should utilize some lead on these scumbags?  Just saying.
  80. 2019 Wednesday: U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr sits before the Senate Judiciary Committee, so he shag questions on HOW he handled the fraudulent Robert S. Mueller III report into ‘Trump-Russia collusion,’ since proven to be little more than a hoax.  Meanwhile, WikiLeaks founder receives a sentence of 50 weeks in a British slammer over his skipping bail back in 2012.  After that…he could be on his way to the United States.  Elsewhere, following the leak of a defense council meeting in Great Britain regarding the danger communist China’s Huawei poses the United Kingdom, British Prime Minister Theresa May fires her Secretary of State Defense Gavin Williamson, blaming him for the leak.
  81. 2020 Friday: COVID-19 continues running amok and communist China continues acting like the Sgt. Schultz character on the old B & W TV show, “Hogan’s Heroes,” “We know nothing, we know nothing.”  Okay, be like that.  Anyhow, here are today’s statistics: around the globe, we have 3,033,296 confirmed cases of this mess, 235,290 confirmed deaths but 1,039,588 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,128,460 confirmed cases of the Kung Flu, 65,435 confirmed deaths, and 137,944 confirmed recoveries.  If you notice, confirmed deaths in the U.S. rose only 1,897 over the course of today while confirmed recoveries rose by 9,508 so folks, WTF?  Far-left fascist governors, quit behaving like you work in China and not the United States- that means you, Ralph Northam, which means you, Gretchen Whitmer, that means you, northeast liberal lunatic governors and that means you, J.B. Pritzker.  STOP behaving like Nazis!
  82. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 152,785,811 confirmed cases, +786,224, 3,205,782  confirmed deaths, +12,547, and 130,723,338 confirmed recoveries, +86,191.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,145,766 confirmed cases, UP 41,792 from yesterday’s reporting, 590,704 confirmed deaths, UP 661,[x] and 25,777,864 confirmed recoveries, UP 67,805.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xi] 
  83. 2021 Saturday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 276,082 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 281.6 days, 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 404,812 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 185,892 deaths. 
  84. 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: 3,744,182 confirmed cases, 61,865 confirmed deaths, and 1,992,932 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,238,937 confirmed cases, 35,239 confirmed deaths, and 1,799,224 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,468 confirmed cases, 483 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 406,753 confirmed cases, 5,563 confirmed deaths, and 191,652 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New Hampshire, a once reliable DEEP RED state before the Democratic-Socialists corrupted it: they have 95,163 confirmed cases, 1,304 confirmed deaths, and 91,400 confirmed recoveries.[xii]   Meanwhile, CNN is reporting that the U.S. has managed to secure ONE BILLION DOSES of Chi-Vi vaccines which has led medical ethicists to suggest we should share them with the world.  Please do.  We don’t want them.  Elsewhere, BOTH Joe Biden and the GOP is trying to push the American people to get the shots.  This reminds us of when the U.S. military was forcing the troops to get injections with which to combat anthrax before invading Iraq and many service personnel had issues with the vaccines.  NOT for us.   Speaking of Joe Biden, he continues masking up even though the Centers for Disease Control now say that we don’t other than on specific occasions. 
  85. 2021 Saturday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,481 confirmed cases, 6,363 confirmed deaths, and 830,625 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Armenia, perhaps the greatest of all Christian countries in the Middle East/Central Asia: 216,586 cases of the virus, 4,128 confirmed deaths and 199,155 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]     
  86. 2021 Saturday D:  Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,874.85, DOWN 185.51 points (-0.54%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,962.98, DOWN 119.86 points (-0.85%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,181.17, DOWN 30.30 points (-0.72%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.49 per barrel, -0.09 (-0.14%).  The price of GOLD is $1,768.80 per troy oz., +1.10 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $25.92 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.24%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,203.90 per troy oz, -1.30 (-0.11%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, -0.01 (-0.27%).[xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,934.50 per troy oz, -17.48 (-0.59%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $28,500.00 per troy oz., +150.00 (+0.51%).[xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.22.     In Moldovan Leu, one greenback equals 17.64 and in Mongolian Tögrög, a buck equals 2,820.00 and in Moroccan Dirham, one dollar equals 8.93 of theirs.[xvii]  
  87. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.034 per gallon, $2.783 in Florida, $3.797 in Hawaii, and $3.466 in Washington state.[xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Nebraska: $2.815.  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 sixth lowest gasoline price in the world- Kazakhstan: $1.576 per U.S. Gallon.[xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,236,690,578,042 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.
  88. 2021 Saturday F: Political News I–  For some unknown reason (yeah, right), Democrats won’t get behind Missouri Republican Senator Josh Hawley’s bill with which to rein in BIG TECH.  The Dems are in bed with BIG TECH.  Next, legal scholar and professor Dr. Alan Dershowitz says the FBI raid on Rudy Giuliani’s townhouse was “UNCONSTITUTIONAL.”  Next (and we sincerely doubt this) the Democrats are acting as though they are willing to make concessions on the infrastructure bill they are trying to ramrod through Congress.    Elsewhere, Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says that ‘D.C. statehood should not be granted through unilateral congressional action but through the amendments process as it should.’  The Democrats are angry.
  89. 2021 Saturday G: Political News II– Former U.S. Secretary for the Interior Ryan Zinke is going to run for one of Montana’s new U.S. House seats.  Elsewhere, the liberals are ginning up a buzz about U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer possibly going into retirement.  Boy, does the left want to get this guy off the nation’s high court so they can emplace another piece of fecal matter on the court such as the always-angry Stacey Abrams (God forbid).  Meanwhile, at a Utah state GOP convention, the good people of that state booed U.S. Senator Mitt Romney, RINO.  Good.   Finally, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom knows he is going to lose in November’s recall election because he is releasing 76,000 violent and repeat state prison offenders early.  He wants to make sure the people of the Golden State suffer at the hands of these Untermensch.   Thank you, governor, thank you.
  90. 2021 Saturday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– North Korea says that the Biden regime’s actions suggest the United States wants war with the Democratic Republic of North Korea.  Joe is taking us backward.   Elsewhere, further west in the scenic countryside of Afghanistan’s eastern Logar province, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace’ conducted a car bombing that propelled 27 unfortunate souls to the ‘other side’ while leaving many more suffering to one degree or another.  Many of the poor bastards were high school students.  Wow.  The Taliban are now warning of counterattacks on U.S. forces as today was the day for total withdrawal.[xxi]  Meanwhile, regarding the Bat Flu vaccine, Canada is putting a halt on the distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to contamination fears at the manufacturing plant.  And the liberals SWEAR that the anxieties of vaccine receivers is what has led to blood clots and other reported problems and NOT the vaccine.  Yeah, right.  We’re with you, Canada.
  91. 2021 Saturday I: Miscellaneous News I– California is trying to get their hands on incarcerated Harvey Weinstein but the extradition request currently in on hold.  He is going nowhere (although we are surprised that “Gropin’ Joe” Biden’s regime has not yet sprung a fellow groper).   Next, the U.S. Army’s investigation into the death of Specialist Vanessa Guillen has determined that she was sexually abused, reported the abuse as she should to her superiors, and that nothing was done about it.  This is beginning to sound like the movie, “A Few Good Men” (1992) because at least 20-plus people at Fort Hood, Texas, are in trouble for this case and several similar other cases.  What is wrong with our military?   Elsewhere, citizens of the Empire State will soon see their electricity bills skyrocket as the last reactor- Indian Point 3- at the nuclear power plant closed today.  What is wrong with people?  Nuclear energy is the safest and cheapest way of creating electricity, but the Green Meanies have everyone terrified of nuclear power plants (thank you, “The China Syndrome” (1979).   Finally, in the era of feeble Joe Biden, both CNN and MSNBC have seen their ratings precipitously fall to the point where WE hope they go broke. 
  92. 2021 Saturday J: Mass Shootings News– In Green Bay, Wisconsin, tonight, people were having an enjoyable time at the Oneida Casino when a gunman strolled in and began blasting the place.  Several people were shot but at press time, the authorities had not yet shared information on the status of the victims.  The cops did get their hands on the shooter, however.  Meanwhile, in St. Louis, Missouri, today was a deadly day with two people shot and killed and another dozen shout and wounded.  We await status on these victims, too.  What is it in the era of Joe Biden that shootings are occurring all over the flipping place?  What is it about drooling Joe Biden? 
  93. 2021 Saturday K: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws–  First, here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3556 with a $43 million jackpot on the line: 01, 06, 13, 22, 31, and Mega 13.  Out of 136,144 winning tickets, 23 people had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $945 apiece.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #842 with a $129 million jackpot up for the taking: 35, 36, 47, 61, 63, and Powerball 03.  Out of 64,388 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $17,331 apiece.
  94. 2021 Saturday L: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT NEWS / LAW ENFORCEMENT NEWS- In Chicago, Illinois, today a 28-year-old psychopath- Elijah Rule Hill Prince- attacked a man in the 10500 block of South Emerald Avenue who refused to purchase something the punk said he was selling.  This led to Mr. Prince leaping onto the man, putting him into a chokehold, hitting him in the face with a shovel, biting off chunks of his ears, biting his scalp open, gouging out his eyes including one in which he used a portion of a wooden stake which he then drove into the man’s socket.  As his victim lay gasping for breath, Mr. Prince then spit into his gaping mouth.  The victim’s wife rushed out to help her husband and Mr. Prince then bit off humongous portions of her ears, gouged out her eyes, beat her, and spit on her before ambling away leaving his victims in the street.  The cops eventually found the sociopath, arrested him, and currently he is being held on $5 million bond.  When asked about the blood that was all over him, Mr. Prince said it was the “Blood of peasants.” Folks, this is someone the cops should have shot dead on the spot.  All you anti-cop people out there, stop f**king sniveling.
  95. 2022 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 513,618,603 confirmed cases, +278,391, 6,261,800 confirmed deaths, +1,080 and 467,851,535 confirmed recoveries, +574,003. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 83,083,425 confirmed cases, UP 15,518 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,020,854 confirmed deaths, UP 21,[xxii] and 80,719,929 confirmed recoveries, UP by 35,030.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxiii]
  96. 2022 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 571,561 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 206,806 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in SIXTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 466 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  97. 2022 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: 9,235,869 confirmed cases, 90,518 confirmed deaths, and 8,975,875 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,969,659 confirmed cases, 73,948 confirmed deaths, and 5,821,430 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 248,405 confirmed cases, 1,418 confirmed deaths, and 239,700 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,498,116 confirmed cases, 12,703 confirmed deaths, and 1,448,438 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Diamond Princess Ship: they have 46 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 46 confirmed recoveries.[xxiv]   
  98. 2022 Sunday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,077,863 confirmed cases, 10,698 confirmed deaths, and 4,046,110 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- India, 2nd place on the list: 43,082,502 cases of the virus, 523,869 confirmed death and 45,538,976 confirmed recoveries.[xxv]                         
  99. 2022 Sunday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,977.21, DOWN 939.18 points (-2.77%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,334.53 DOWN 536.89 points (-4.17%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,131.93, DOWN 155.27 points (-3.63%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $104.11 per barrel, -1.25 (-1.19%).  The price of GOLD is $1,896.90 per troy oz., +5.60 (+0.30%) while the price of SILVER is $22.74 per troy ounce, -0.39 (-1.70%).  The price of PLATINUM is $932.00 per troy oz, +20.90 (+2.29%) while the price of COPPER is $4.39 per pound, -0.05 (-1.07%).[xxvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,323.91 per troy oz., +91.91 (+4.12%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,200.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,105,000.00 per CNY/T, +10,000.00 (+0.91%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,051.00 per USD/T, +19.50 (+0.64%). The price of ZINC is $4,054.00 per USD/T., -82.50 (-1.99%).   The price of COCOA is $2,650.00 per USD/T, +75.00 (+2.91%).  The price of COFFEE is $222.55 per USD/T, +4.65 (+2.13%).  The price of CORN is $817.50 per USD/T, +1.50 (+0.18%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,047.40 USD 1,000 board feet +2.60 (+0.25%).[xxvii]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.61 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.95 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.43, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 68.60 of theirs.    In Solomon Islands Dollar, one greenback equals 8.01 and in Somali Shilling, a buck equals 575.00 and in Tajikistanis Somoni, one dollar equals 12.40 of theirs.[xxviii]       
  100. 2022 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 and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.736 per gallon, $4.184 in Florida, $5.253 in Hawaii, and $4.714 in Washington state.[xxix]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Nebraska- $3.934.  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 33rd  LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Dominica: $3.476 per U.S. Gallon.[xxx] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,421,695,780,367 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxxi]  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 Belgium the NINTH largest holder of U.S. debt is Taiwan.  This nation holds $235,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0817 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Mountain Symphony.”  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:

This is something we haven’t had prior to this and that is a live album by the reformed Band- “And Then There Were Four: FM Broadcast, Chicago 1983.”  The album came out on October 16, 2016, and features the BIG FOUR- Levon Helm (drums, vocals, mandolins), Rick Danko (bass, vocals, fiddle), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophones), and Richard Manuel (piano and vocals) along with several other musicians with which to round out the sound.  We think you will be quite pleased to have this addition to your rowing collection as much as we are.  Seek it out, give it a good listen, and add it to your collection.  You will enjoy it for decades to come.

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[i] We offered the music of the legendary Pacific Gas & Electric beginning on Thursday, 12-January-2012 through Sunday, 15-January-2012.  We hope you will seek out the music by this famous, interracial hippie rock band.

[ii] When we do the music of Blood, Sweat & Tears, we will also do the music of Chicago at the same time.  Years ago, at the Google Blogger blog, we did the music of the third great horn band, Sons of Champlin. 

[iii] On Wednesday, 14-June-2017, we began presenting the music of the Guess Who and of its individual members- including Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, and Bravebelt.  The entire discography ran from the above date through Sunday, 01-October-2017.  We hope you will check them out.

[iv] As is the norm, we visit Martin Windrow’s amazing book, “The Last Valley,” De Capo Press (2006) as well as Time-Life Books for relevant information on this critical fight against communism.

[v] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news.

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

[vii] We shared the music of the Rolling Stones (and the group’s individual members) beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members solo projects.  The album on which, “Brown Sugar” appeared- “Sticky Fingers”- was offered on Wednesday, 13-April-2016.  It was a wonderful addition to the band’s discography; we hope you will seek it out wherever you shop for the best rock music.

[viii] We will be presenting Elton John’s music at some point within the next five years.  Please stay tuned for the day when we do.

[ix]We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  Seeing as how Fleetwood Mac was among the earliest bands we ever promoted, we will have to pick them back up and present not only the music of the band that has come out since then but also the individual member’s solo projects.  

[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] Sadly, we believe this is all by design because we believe the Military-Industrial-Political Complex does not want to pull out of this s—hole country.  Too much money is to be made supplying the military with the tools of the trade which means we want a ‘Gulf of Tonkin Incident’ to occur so decrepit old Joe Biden can mumble into a microphone, “We can’t leave.  We must stay and fight this evil” which means another generation of American youth will continue being killed and maimed.  WTF does it take to end a frigging war.  The new corporate form of government has been with us since George W. Bush took us to war in Iraq over NOTHING and will remain here until the American people stand up and say, “WE AREN’T GOING TO TAKE THIS CRAP ANYMORE.”  As an old man, I, Moses Scharbug III, most likely won’t be able to see it but I sure hope successive generations do.  This crap must end.

[xxii] 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)

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

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

[xxv] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

120. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2022

1945 Monday: As Russian troops approached his Berlin Bunker, Adolf Hitler committed suicide along with his wife of one day, Eva Braun. His successor, Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz assumed power on this date and in this capacity served until his surrender to the Allies on May 23, 1945. Still the fight rages within the city and in other parts of Czechoslovakia where Germans still hold land.

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120. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2022:

Kentucky Oaks

Vice President Alben W. Barkley; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell; U.S. Attorneys General Homer Stille Cummings and Richard Kleindienst; U.S. Interior Secretary Rogers C.B. Morton; Acting U.S. Interior Secretary D. Kent Frizzell; U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx; U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles S. Fairchild; Second Fuhrer and Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz; Nazi Foreign Minister Joaquim Von Ribbentrop; French Impressionist and Realist Édouard Manet, the Association featuring Larry Ramos, Muddy Waters, and Nazareth featuring Darrell Sweet:

  1. 311 Sunday: Shortly before his death, Roman Emperor Galerius issued his Edict of Toleration ending persecution of Christians.
  2. 1492 Saturday: Spain announces it will expel its Jewish citizens.   
  3. 1563 Tuesday: By order of Charles VI, France expels its Jews.   
  4. 1789 Thursday:  George Washington took office in New York as the first president of the United States.
  5. 1798 Monday: The United States forms the Department of the Navy.
  6. 1803 Saturday: The United States purchased the Louisiana Territory from France for 60 million francs, the equivalent of about $15 million.
  7. 1812 Thursday: The United States admitted Louisiana as the nation’s 18th state.
  8. 1830 Friday: In Cazenovia, N.Y., future 38th U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles S. Fairchild is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from April 01, 1887, to March 06, 1889.
  9. 1838 Monday: Nicaragua withdraws from the Central American Federation.
  10. 1857 Thursday: San Jose State University begins forming.
  11. 1861 Tuesday: At the outset of the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln orders the evacuation of Indian Territory by Federal troops.  Elsewhere, the nation’s 33rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell left office on this date.  A Democrat, President Franklin Pierce nominated Campbell to fill the seat of Associate Justice John McKinley.  Campbell served from March 22, 1853, until today.
  12. 1863 Thursday: In Mexico, as the French regime of Maximillian is under assault, at Camerone, the foundation for the French Foreign Legion’s most distinguished holiday occurs at a battered farmhouse.  Three officers- led by a captain with a wooden hand- and 63 rankers- held out against a howling mob of more than 2,000 Mexicans.  All day, the sun baked the ramshackle building that was becoming as porous as a kitchen sieve with all the flying lead plowing through it witnessed the deaths of most of the defenders until late in the day, the remaining five Legionnaires made the grim decision: to fix bayonets, fire their last round, and then charge out at the screeching mad attackers.  So, they did, they charged out, went into Legion history for all time by killing as many of their howling opponents as possible, and the Mexicans were so surprised and impressed that their leader spared the lives of the three survivors. 
  13. 1864 Saturday: New York becomes the first state to issue and to charge for a hunting license.
  14. 1870 Saturday: Future 55th U.S. Attorney General Homer Stille Cummings is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from March 04, 1933, to January 02, 1939.
  15. 1885 Thursday: The Boston Pops Orchestra begins forming.
  16. 1889 Tuesday: The inauguration of George Washington became the first national holiday in the United States.
  17. 1893 Sunday: In Wesel, Germany, future Nazi Foreign Minister Joaquim Von Ribbentrop is born.  He would serve in this capacity from 1938 to 1945.  He would be executed following the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials following the war.
  18. 1900 Monday: Engineer John Luther “Casey” Jones of the Illinois Central Railroad died in a train wreck near Vaughan, Mississippi, after staying at the controls in a successful effort to save the passengers.  Meanwhile, the United States annexes the Hawaiian Islands.
  19. 1904 Saturday: The ice cream cone makes its debut.
  20. 1915 Friday: The German army gears back up for another go at the Allies during the Second Battle of Ypres.  Advancing from St. Julien, the French and British soldiers are able to impede their progress.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, the Germans continue pushing east through the Baltic states routing the Russian army as they go.
  21. 1916 Sunday: Fighting in Dublin, Ireland, ends as more than 700 rebels lay down their arms to the British occupiers.  Elsewhere, the Allies continue trying to bring the German colonial forces to a decisive battle and a column crossing over from the Belgian Congo reaches Lake Victoria where they hope to trap the Germans between them and South African forces. 
  22. 1918 Tuesday: British forces in the Middle East continue rolling up the Ottoman Turks.  The Ottoman Empire was a crumbling entity, long known as the “Sick Man of Europe” because it was a jaded, hollow empire just awaiting the right set of circumstances to bring about its collapse.   That collapse was coming.  
  23. 1921 Saturday: In Akron, Ohio, the American Professional Football Association forms.
  24. 1930 Wednesday: The Soviet Union proposed a military alliance with Great Britain and France.  
  25. 1938 Saturday: A precursor to the cartoon character, Bugs Bunny, first appeared in the Warner Brothers animated short, “Porky’s Hare Hunt.”
  26. 1939 Sunday: The New York World’s Fair officially opened with a ceremony that included an address by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  Meanwhile, Lou Gehrig played his final game with the New York Yankees.
  27. 1940 Tuesday: State boxing officials in California licensed Belle Martell as the United States’ first female prizefight referee.  Elsewhere, following on the heels of the evacuation of Norway’s King Haakon, British troops begin preparing for evacuation themselves.  It is clear who is going to win this fight and it’s not going to be the French and British but the Nazis.
  28. 1941 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps gears up for yet another assault on the port of Tobruk with heavy bombing attacks by bombers and dive bombers.  The general leading this assault is Friedrich von Paulus, who would end up being transferred to the attack on the Soviet Union and would become the losing commander at Stalingrad.
  29. 1942 Thursday: The Japanese naval fleet consisting of three aircraft carriers and support ships is leaving the big naval base at Truk and proceeding to Port Moresby in New Guinea for the big invasion that is coming.  The Imperial Japanese are determined to strangle the sea lanes to Australia and New Zealand.
  30. 1943 Friday: The Nazi extermination camp, Bergen-Belsen, begins construction.  Elsewhere, in London, the Free Polish Government is in a quandary what with the demand for Swiss Red Cross to investigate the Katyn Forest Massacre because if they continue pushing it, the Soviets are going to cut them out of the future of Poland (which they do anyway).
  31. 1944 Sunday: U.S. Navy warplanes continue attacking Truk and destroying loads of Japanese warplanes.  Due to severe losses among veteran pilots, the Japanese are rushing poorly trained pilots into the fight which shows the desperation afflicting them.  Surrender?  No way in hell.
  32. 1945 Monday: As Russian troops approached his Berlin Bunker, Adolf Hitler committed suicide along with his wife of one day, Eva Braun.  His successor, Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz assumed power on this date and in this capacity served until his surrender to the Allies on May 23, 1945. Still the fight rages within the city and in other parts of Czechoslovakia where Germans still hold land.  The fight is fierce because the German military now seeks to keep open ‘tunnels’ through which retreating comrades can reach the West and surrender to the American, British, and French allies and not to the Soviets.  Meanwhile, Arthur Godfrey began his CBS radio morning show, “Arthur Godfrey Time.”  It ran until this day in 1972.
  33. 1947 Wednesday: The federal government changed the name of the Boulder Dam back to the Hoover Dam.
  34. 1952 Wednesday: The first toy advertised on television is Mr. Potato Head.
  35. 1954 Friday: At Dien Bien Phu, the weather clears which is joyous news for the French Foreign Legionnaires’ feast day, the Day of Camerone when they commemorate the Legion’s history and their lost comrades.  American air crews return to flying in supplies during the daytime as well as dropping in reinforcements while fighter planes are able to attack one AA battery position after another.   Among the most important supplies dropped to the French troops was a strange gelatinous wine-substance that when combined with water became a drinkable wine.  Called vinogel, French troops kept their eyes on it all day as it lay in crates between their lines and then at night launched sorties out into No-Man’s Land to retrieve as much of it as possible as well as killing as many communists as possible.  The retrieval of a 16-year-old recently drafted into the People’s Army gave the defenders hope as he had no clue as to what unit he was in or what he was supposed to do.[i]  
  36. 1956 Monday: The former 35th vice president of the United States (served January 20, 1949-to-January 20, 1953) Alben W. Barkley, died at age 78 in Lexington, Virginia, on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman. 
  37. 1958 Wednesday: Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus founded the American Association of Retired Persons (later simply AARP) in Washington, D.C.
  38. 1961 Sunday: Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants hits four homeruns in one game.   Meanwhile, communist thug dictator, Fidel Castro, receives the ‘Lenin Peace Prize’ for his work to bring about ‘peace.’  What a load of garbage.
  39. 1964 Thursday: The FCC ruled that all TV receivers should be able to receive both VHF and UHF channels.  
  40. 1968 Tuesday: New York police forcibly removed student demonstrators occupying five buildings at Columbia University.
  41. 1970 Thursday: At 9:00 P.M. as the invasion was already underway the prior day, President Richard M. Nixon announced that ‘U.S. and South Vietnamese troops were going to invade Cambodia during the war in Vietnam to take out the North Vietnamese supply bases up and down the Ho Chi Minh Trail.’
  42. 1971 Friday: In Charlotte, North Carolina, future 17th U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Barack Hussein Obama from July 02, 2013, to January 20, 2017.
  43. 1973 Monday: President Richard Nixon announced the resignations of top aides, H.R. Haldeman, and John Ehrlichman, as well as that of the 68th U.S. Attorney General Richard G. Kleindienst. As for White House counsel John Dean, President Nixon fired the scurrilous rat on suspicions (confirmed decades later) that he was the notorious “Deep Throat” who spilled his guts to the news media.
  44. 1974 Tuesday: President Richard M. Nixon hands over partial transcripts of Watergate tape recordings.
  45. 1975 Wednesday: The last U.S. helicopter leaves the U.S. embassy grounds in Saigon; the city surrenders to the North Vietnamese on this date.  Next, the 39th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Rogers C.B. Morton left office on this date.  A Republican, Secretary Morton served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and then Gerald R. Ford from January 29, 1971, to April 30, 1975.  His replacement, the 39.1st Acting U.S. Interior Secretary D. Kent Frizzell, assumed office on this date.  A Republican also, Acting Secretary Frizzell served under President Gerald R. Ford from today until June 12, 1975. 
  46. 1976 Friday: At Landover, Maryland, Muhammad Ali retains the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles scoring a unanimous decision in 15 rounds over Jimmy Young.  By beating the hard-hitting Young, Ali improved his pro-record to 51-2 while Jimmy’s record went to 17-5-2.  On the undercard, heavyweight boxer Ken Norton scores a TKO over opponent, Ron Stander, at the 1:19 minute mark of Round 5 of a scheduled 12-round bout.  Norton’s pro record went to 36-3 and would put the ‘Fighting Marine’ on a collision course with Muhammad Ali on September 28, 1976.  As for Stander- known as the “Council Bluffs Butcher,” his record went to 29-9-2.
  47. 1980 Wednesday: In London, terrorists seize the Iranian embassy.
  48. 1983 Saturday: Blues singer and guitarist Muddy Waters[ii] died in Westmont, Illinois, at age 70.  Cause of death was heart failure, he died in his sleep.
  49. 1984 Monday: President Ronald Reagan signed cultural and scientific agreements with China.  He also signed a tax accord that would make it easier of American companies to operate in China.
  50. 1986 Wednesday: Former WBA heavyweight boxing champion Greg Page wins a fight against Britain’s Funso Banjo, improving his record to 25-5. 
  51. 1988 Saturday: General Manuel Noriega, waving a machete, vowed at a rally to keep fighting U.S. efforts to oust him as Panama’s military dictator. 
  52. 1989 Sunday: Movie critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert film their 500th TV movie-review show.
  53. 1991 Tuesday: A cyclone in Bangladesh kills more than 131,000 people and leaves 9 million homeless.
  54. 1993 Friday: The World Wide Web undergoes birth at CERN.  Meanwhile, top-ranked women’s tennis player Monica Seles was stabbed in the back during a match in Hamburg, Germany, by a man who described himself as a fan of second-ranked German player Steffi Graf.  The man, convicted of causing grievous bodily harm, received a suspended sentence.  What?
  55. 1997 Wednesday: 42 million viewers tune in to the “Ellen” show to hear her announce she is ‘Gay.’
  56. 1998 Thursday: NATO expanded to include Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic.  The three nations underwent formal admittance the following April at the 50th anniversary summit meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
  57. 1999 Friday: Longtime drummer with the Scottish rock band Nazareth- Darrell Sweet- died at age 51 51 in New Albany, Indiana, USA, from cardiac arrest while the band was touring.
  58. 2003 Wednesday: A terrorist POS sets off a bomb inside an Israeli bar killing at least three people and wounding loads of others.
  59. 2004 Friday: After the photos of the abuse of Iraqi POWs in the Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad surface, President George W. Bush goes before the news cameras and the microphones and CONDEMNS what he sees and vows to get to the bottom of the scurrilous activity.
  60. 2005 Saturday: Islamic jihadists run amok in Cairo, Egypt, attacking several groups of terrorists.
  61. 2006 Sunday: In communist China’s Shaanxi, at least two-dozen miners are killed in a mine explosion.  Wonder if they were prisoners or ‘free workers?’
  62. 2007 Monday: El Presidente Hugo Chavez of the socialist paradise of Venezuela announces that forthwith, his country will withdraw from both the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. 
  63. 2008 Wednesday: The Federal Reserve slashes interest rates by one-quarter percent to 2-percent.  Not good for investors and people with retirement plans. 
  64. 2009 Thursday: Chrysler files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  Meanwhile, thanks to the ongoing H1N1 swine flu pandemic from communist China, Mexican President Felipe Calderon issues a partial economic shutdown for five days; you know- to flatten the curve.  Elsewhere, the United Kingdom says ‘enough to combat operations in the Iraq War and that it will begin pulling its combat troops out and bring them home.  Wish ours came home, too.
  65. 2010 Friday: The Deepwater Horizon oil spill reaches the Louisiana coast; weather officials predict that harsh weather will impede cleanup efforts.  Governor Bobby Jindal, Republican, had been begging for aid from the Obama administration but none was forthcoming until the first black waves began rolling across the beach.  By then, it was too late, fisheries destroyed, shrimp and crab-catcher fleets ruined for years to come.  Why?  Many suspect it’s because the Obama-Biden administration sought to vilify oil and natural gas so the American people would condemn fossil fuels.  Thankfully, it didn’t work.
  66. 2011 Saturday: As the Libyan civil war continues to rage, Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi says he is ‘willing to enter into a ceasefire but BOTH sides must agree to it, not just his side.’  Sadly, for the Libyan leader, his youngest son, Saif al-Arab Gaddafi and three of his children are killed in a NATO airstrike.  How did we end up fighting in this war?
  67. 2012 Monday: After Chen Guangcheng flees house arrest, U.S. President Barack Obama refuses to comment on the blind Chinese dissident who—according to reports—went to the U.S. embassy.  Meanwhile, One World Trade Center became the tallest structure in New York when it surpassed the height of the Empire State Building.
  68. 2013 Tuesday: Apple, Inc. initiates the largest-ever non-bank bond offering at $17 billion.  Elsewhere, jihadists do what they do best and that is, they carry out a bombing on an unsuspecting population.  Today, in Damascus, Syria, they set off a bomb that blows 13 people to kingdom come while living many more wishing they had gone with them.  Horrible flipping people.
  69. 2014 Wednesday: In Clarkston, Washington, Larry Ramos—guitarist/vocalist with the Association[iii]—lost his battle with skin cancer on this date; he was 72 years-old.  Meanwhile, the Yemeni army has lost at least 30 people in ongoing battles with al-Qaida thugs.   Elsewhere, the Sultan of Brunei has announced the new institution of laws that would make Islamic law supreme what with floggings, amputations, and stoning of guilty folks.  We won’t be visiting there anytime soon.
  70. 2015 Thursday: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, announces his bid to seek the Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination.  Elsewhere, following the seizure of a Danish-owned tanker by the Iranians, the U.S. Navy says it will escort American-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz to prevent further such criminal actions.   
  71. 2016 Saturday: The Italian coast guard is plying the waters off the coast of Libya.  A migrant raft jam-packed with Muslim refugees began floundering with the loss of at least 70 people and only 26 or 27 people rescued.  Elsewhere, a heatwave in India continues claiming lives with 300 people so far succumbing to record temperatures.  If only these poor people had air-conditioning; then again, environmentalists HATE air-conditioning, believing it WRECKS the environment.  Dumb asses.
  72. 2017 Sunday: At a pool party in San Diego, California, a pool party goes up in smoke as a shooter kills one person outright, wounds another seven and then is shot and killed by the police.  Elsewhere, budget negotiators in Congress come to a bipartisan agreement on the budget for FY 2017.  The deal will fund the federal government through September 30 while the current budget expires on May 05.
  73. 2018 Monday: Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War” sets new opening weekend box office record raking in $250 million in the United States and another $630 million around the planet.  Meanwhile, in Baghdad, the criminal court sentences a load of women from several different countries to life in prison for purportedly belonging to ISIS.  The tally included 19 Russians, six Azerbaijani, and four Tajikistani women.  Life is going to be rough for them. 
  74. 2019 Tuesday: Japan’s Emperor Akihito announces he is stepping down at an abdication ceremony in Tokyo, effective the following day.  Naruhito will be the new emperor.   Elsewhere, Canada expresses its outrage over the second of its citizens condemned to death in the People’s Republic of China this year.  Fan Wei received the sentence for his supposed production of and transportation of methamphetamine.  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expresses his anger while pleading for clemency.
  75. 2020 Thursday: Thanks to the Kung Flu trashing the United States, another 3.6 million unemployment claims pushes total unemployment numbers for Americans over 30 million.  AND the Chinese find offense in the growing world anger directed towards them!  Millions of people around the world now believe that COVID-19 was something deliberately released onto the world following Beijing being forced to sign the new U.S.-China Trade Accord.  We shall see.  Current numbers for the Wuhan Virus Crisis Pandemic for the world rest at 3,249,022 confirmed cases what with 230,804 confirmed deaths but 1,006,112 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the United States, confirmed cases rest at 1,079,780, confirmed deaths stand at 62,603 but confirmed recoveries are 127,950.  Additionally, more states are beginning to release restrictions and businesses are beginning to reopen.  However, in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom issues a new order today in which all beaches along the state’s enormous coastline are now closed.   (Gavin, if you close the beaches, we will go to the mountains, the lakes, the forests, even the deserts to disobey your authoritarian orders).  In addition to this, we now know that Gov. Newsom is spending $1 billion in communist China to purchase (shoddy) PPE items for the state.  F**king China lover.
  76. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 151,992,457 confirmed cases, +866,159, 3,193,074  confirmed deaths, +14,150, and 129,861,420 confirmed recoveries, +150,158.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,102,768 confirmed cases, UP 58,700 from yesterday’s reporting, 590,041 confirmed deaths, UP 770,[iv] and 25,710,059 confirmed recoveries, UP 66,676.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[v]  
  77. 2021 Friday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 275,421 CHI-VI Deaths In The United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  78. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,742,642 confirmed cases, 61,767 confirmed deaths, and 1,992,268 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,233,518 confirmed cases, 35,172 confirmed deaths, and 1,795,692 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,349 confirmed cases, 483 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 404,273 confirmed cases, 5,550 confirmed deaths, and 191,652 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Delaware, NOT the home of the famed grape-flavored soda, Delaware Punch: they have 104,405 confirmed cases, 1,625 confirmed deaths, and 93,966 confirmed recoveries.[vi]   Meanwhile, the U.S. mandate on mask wearing on planes and other forms of public transit is to remain in effect.
  79. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,481 confirmed cases, 6,363 confirmed deaths, and 830,625 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Egypt, perhaps the greatest of all Arab countries: 227,552 cases of the virus, 13,339 confirmed deaths and 170,773 confirmed recoveries.[vii]     
  80. 2021 Friday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,874.85, DOWN 185.51 points (-0.54%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,962.98, DOWN 119.86 points (-0.85%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,181.17, DOWN 30.30 points (-0.72%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.49 per barrel, -0.09 (-0.14%).  The price of GOLD is $1,768.80 per troy oz., +1.10 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $25.92 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.24%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,203.90 per troy oz, -1.30 (-0.11%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, -0.01 (-0.27%).[viii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,934.50 per troy oz, -17.48 (-0.59%).[ix] The price of RHODIUM is $28,500.00 per troy oz., +150.00 (+0.51%).[x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.22.     In Maldivian Rufiyaa, one greenback equals 15.42 and in Mauritanian Ouguiya, a buck equals 357.00 and in Mauritian Rupee, one dollar equals 40.15 of theirs.[xi]  
  81. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have chef-authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.022 per gallon, $2.786 in Florida, $3.787 in Hawaii, and $3.452 in Washington state.[xii]    Let’s look at one other location- North Dakota: $2.781.  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 fifth lowest gasoline price in the world- Kuwait: $1.320 per U.S. Gallon.[xiii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,232,897,352,400 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.
  82. 2021 Friday FCOVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Does EVERYONE recall how Joe Biden called President Donald J. Trump a xenophobe for cutting off travel from communist China and then from Europe?  Well, now Joe Biden has cut off travel from India seeing as how they are in a big mess with the Chi-Vi.  Sucks to be right next door to China because it would seem Beijing has no problem in sending the disease across its borders and into others.  Anyhow, the U.S. now is going to export the Pfizer vaccine to Mexico to help them with their cases.   Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control says that it was ANXIETY and NOT the Johnson & Johnson vaccine that caused all the adverse effects on people with blood clots, mental issues, and other issues connected to the vaccine.   Elsewhere, Florida lawmakers have moved on a bill banning COVID-19 passports.  Good.  We don’t have them for HIV-AIDS-infected people, we sure as hell don’t need them for the Chi-Com flu.   Speaking of the vaccines and how effective that it is, Arizona state lawmaker Alma Hernandez, Democrat, 3rd house district, received both doses of the Chi-Vi vaccine and just tested positive for the ‘VID.   Finally, scientists are encouraging the World Health Organization to look BEYOND animals for the human connection on the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.
  83. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blinken is visiting Ukraine next week.  Next, the state of South Dakota is suing the Biden administration over its ban on fireworks at Mt. Rushmore on the Fourth of July.   Meanwhile, Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis, R-NY 11th congressional district, says that Joe Biden’s plan to dump millions of dollars atop the Northern Triangle countries is ‘concerning.’  Another critic of the Biden regime- Congressman Louie Gohmert, R-TX 1st congressional district, said that Joe Biden’s speech the other night, i.e., the address to a Joint Session of Congress, was like he was giving a ‘private speech.’  Yep.  It sure seemed that way to us, too.  In other Biden regime news, WHITE farmers are suing the corrupt administration over them being denied aid while black, brown, Asian-Pacific Islanders, Native Americans, gays, trannys, and other oddball farmers can get FREE MONEY from the federal government.
  84. 2021 Friday H: Political News I– Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, introduced a bill that would prevent the use of adversarial technology in U.S. government and military operations.  Next, voted-out-of-office former Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, is set to become the next administrator of NASA.   Moving on, as with other states making changes in the aftermath of the STOLEN presidential election of 2020, the Florida state legislature has passed a new voting law of its own.  Good for them.  Meanwhile, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, D-IL 17th congressional district, says she is not going to seek another term in 2022.  Thus, she is going to retire.
  85. 2021 Friday I: Political News II– A new poll regarding old Joe Biden says that HE is LESS popular than are the police and law enforcement.  Next, the GOP is questioning Joe Biden’s interference in the 2020 Census.  Meanwhile, Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says he is not going to fold on the Dems’ push for ‘D.C. statehood,’ something that cannot happen as long as the U.S. Constitution remains the law of the land.  (Of course, the way we’re going, that may not be long).   Elsewhere, the White House says that following  a review, there will be limits placed on diplomacy with North Korea.  Next, former New York GOP Congressman Peter King says the ‘Biden administration is going for broke on spending as they are going to lose BIG NEXT YEAR.  Finally, Vice President Mike Pence is calling on Americans to unite behind a positive agenda while blasting the White House push for a far-left agenda that will destroy the country.
  86. 2021 Friday J: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Money removed from the Pentagon’s budget to help fund wall construction along the southern border now will be returned by the Biden administration (after old Joe gets his hands on some of it).  Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is going to repair the damage, we repeat- REPAIR THE DAMAGE- wall construction along the southern border has caused.  Wow.  Elsewhere, a new study says that 76-percent of illegal aliens will commit other crimes while lurking in the shadows of the United States.  Amen.
  87. 2021 Friday K: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw–  Here are the numbers for Mega-Millions Draw #1655 with a $319 jackpot: 08, 19, 26, 48, 49, and Mega 05.  Stay tuned for the full details on the winners…- Out of 135,460 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $33,509.
  88. 2022 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 513,340,212 confirmed cases, +408,963, 6,260,720 confirmed deaths, +1,372 and 467,277,532 confirmed recoveries, +595,158. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 83,067,907 confirmed cases, UP 30,848 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,020,833 confirmed deaths, UP 173,[xv] and 80,684,899 confirmed recoveries, UP by 29,114.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xvi]
  89. 2022 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 571,540 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 206,785 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 465 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  90. 2022 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: 9,235,869 confirmed cases, 90,518 confirmed deaths, and 8,971,560 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,969,659 confirmed cases, 73,948 confirmed deaths, and 5,819,838 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 248,405 confirmed cases, 1,418 confirmed deaths, and 239,530 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,498,116 confirmed cases, 12,703 confirmed deaths, and 1,447,558 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Wuhan Repatriated: they have 3 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 3 confirmed recoveries.[xvii]   
  91. 2022 Saturday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,076,111 confirmed cases, 10,695 confirmed deaths, and 4,042,243 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- St. Helena, 228th place on the list: 2 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 2 confirmed recoveries.[xviii]                         
  92. 2022 Saturday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,977.21, DOWN 939.18 points (-2.77%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,334.53 DOWN 536.89 points (-4.17%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,131.93, DOWN 155.27 points (-3.63%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $104.11 per barrel, -1.25 (-1.19%).  The price of GOLD is $1,896.90 per troy oz., +5.60 (+0.30%) while the price of SILVER is $22.74 per troy ounce, -0.39 (-1.70%).  The price of PLATINUM is $932.00 per troy oz, +20.90 (+2.29%) while the price of COPPER is $4.39 per pound, -0.05 (-1.07%).[xix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,323.91 per troy oz., +91.91 (+4.12%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,200.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,105,000.00 per CNY/T, +10,000.00 (+0.91%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,051.00 per USD/T, +19.50 (+0.64%). The price of ZINC is $4,054.00 per USD/T., -82.50 (-1.99%).   The price of COCOA is $2,650.00 per USD/T, +75.00 (+2.91%).  The price of COFFEE is $222.55 per USD/T, +4.65 (+2.13%).  The price of CORN is $817.50 per USD/T, +1.50 (+0.18%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,047.40 USD 1,000 board feet +2.60 (+0.25%).[xx]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.61 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.95 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.41, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 70.20 of theirs.    In Seychellois Rupee, one greenback equals 13.46 and in Sierran Leonean Leone, a buck equals 12,470.00 and in Singapore Dollar, one dollar equals 1.38 of theirs.[xxi]       
  93. 2022 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 and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.728 per gallon, $4.184 in Florida, $5.259 in Hawaii, and $4.711 in Washington state.[xxii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: North Dakota- $3.947.  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 32nd  LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Afghanistan: $3.374 per U.S. Gallon.[xxiii] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,419,532,234,654 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxiv]  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 Switzerland the EIGHTH largest holder of U.S. debt is Belgium.  This nation holds $253,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  94. 2022 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I- Vice President Kamala Harris has been in charge of the ongoing border disaster for the past 393 days.  She has not shown up to do her job in 307 days.  A Greek tragedy in the making.  The cost of caring for the Third World invasion army since January 01, 2022, is approximately $765,407,697.  The cost of providing care to them since the Biden-Harris administration entered office is $42,511,213,440.  The number of illegals who have entered the country since the first day of the year is 1,225,976.  Finally, the conservative low estimate of illegals living in the United States is 47,850,393.  We contend the number is closer to 95-to-130 million, possibly even higher than that.  So much for globalism. (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  95. 2022 Saturday G: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws- First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3660 what with a $38 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 03, 15, 21, 35, 46, and Mega 18.  Out of 121,437 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had ALL FIVE NUMBERS PLUS THE MEGA for a prize of $38 million,  The ticket was sold at the 7-Eleven in San Diego, CA 92103.  Two other people had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $21,265 apiece.  These tickets were sold at (1) 7-Eleven in San Jose, CA 95125 while the other was sold at (2) Western Super Market in Gardena, CA 90247.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #982 with a jackpot of $20 million up for grabs: 14, 21, 37, 44, 63, and Powerball 01.  Out of 48,663 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $28,163.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0816 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Saguaros and Smoke Trees.”  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 album by famed guitarist Robbie Robertson, “Testimony,” came out on September 22, 2016, a companion to his written memoirs.  This album features recordings from throughout his career, solo and with the Band.  It is a superb collection of Band, Bob Dylan collaborations with the Band, and solo tunes, all collected together in one amazing package for novice and veteran fans alike.  The man is one of the all-time greatest songwriters and a phenomenal guitarist so what the heck more can we say other than that you should go out and pick this one up now.  You will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] As is the norm, we visit Martin Windrow’s amazing book, “The Last Valley,” De Capo Press (2006) as well as Time-Life Books for relevant information on this critical fight against communism.

[ii] Sometime within the next decade, we hope to present the music of classic rockers Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, and numerous others.  We know you will enjoy the presentation so please; remain vigilant for the day we do.

[iii] 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.

[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.

[xv] 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)

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

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

[xviii] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

118. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2022

2003 Wednesday: U.S. forces open fire on a group of Iraqi protesters in Fallujah, Iraq, after they began throwing things and making threats. This would be the focal point for the buildup to what would become known as the Battle of Fallujah in 2004, a make-or-break effort in the unnecessary invasion launched by the George W. Bush administration. (Note- we think this is a prime example of the Deep State influencing a president into a war and then when it goes wrong, they abandon them to their fate).

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118. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2022:

Yom HaShoah (Jewish Holiday), Lailat al-Qadr (Muslim Holiday), and Take our Sons and Daughters to Work Day

President (and U.S. Secretary of War) James Monroe; Associate Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan; U.S. Secretaries of State William R. King, James A. Baker III, and Cyrus Vance; Italian Fascist Dictator Benito Mussolini; the Allman Brothers featuring Chuck Leavell, INXS featuring Jimmy Barnes, King Crimson 1969, The Kingsmen featuring Jack Ely, Roxy Music featuring Eddie Jobson, the Steve Miller Band featuring Lonnie Turner, and T-Rex featuring Steve Currie:

  1. 357 Sunday: Emperor Constantius II visits Rome.
  2. 1164 Tuesday: The 170.2nd Roman Catholic Antipope Paschal III began his reign on this date.  Elected in opposition to Pope Alexander III and following his predecessor, Antipope Victor IV, Paschal III would guide his flock until September 22, 1168.
  3. 1635 Saturday: State leaders accuse Virginia Governor John Harvey of treason and remove him from office.
  4. 1655 Wednesday: English Admiral Blake and his fleet destroy a Tunisian pirate fleet.
  5. 1686 Sunday: The first volume of Isaac Newton’s “Principia Mathematic” undergoes publication.
  6. 1758 Friday: The fifth president of the United States, James Monroe, was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia.  He also served as the eighth U.S. secretary of war.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from September 27, 1814, to March 02, 1815, and then became president. 
  7. 1770 Saturday: Captain James Cook, aboard the Endeavour, lands at Botany Bay, Australia.
  8. 1788 Monday: Maryland became the seventh state to ratify the Constitution of the United States.
  9. 1789 Tuesday: Rebelling crewmembers led by Fletcher Christian aboard the British ship, HMS Bounty, set Captain William Bligh and 18 loyal sailors adrift in a launch in the South Pacific.  Bligh and most of his made it to Timor in 47 days thanks to the captain’s seamanship.
  10. 1817 Monday: The United States and Britain signed the Rush-Bagot Treaty, which limited the number of the naval vessels allowed in the Great Lakes.
  11. 1818 Tuesday: President James Monroe proclaimed naval disarmament on the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain.
  12. 1896 Tuesday: The Addressograph underwent patenting by J.S. Duncan.
  13. 1898 Thursday: The 36th U.S. Secretary of State William R. King assumed his position on today’s date.  A Republican, he served under served under President William McKinley from today until September 16, 1898, before moving up to the federal courts.
  14. 1910 Thursday: Claude Grahame-White performed the first night flight in England on this date.
  15. 1914 Tuesday: W.H. Carrier patented the design of his air conditioner.
  16. 1915 Wednesday: The Allies finally bring a halt to German advances during the Second Battle of Ypres.   On the Eastern Front, a combined German-Austro-Hungarian army begins pushing the Russians back in western Poland.  Like a mail fist, the Germans pummel the Russians who had been making headway into Central Europe but were unprepared for what the Central Powers threw against them.
  17. 1916 Friday: In Lithuania, the Germans are able to make headway around Lake Naroch where the Russians had been launching one assault after another until bleeding themselves dry.  The Russians were once again trying to aid their Western Allies who were always begging them to sacrifice on their behalf so the French and British might be able to mount a successful offensive and push the Germans back.  Once again, it failed.
  18. 1918 Sunday: Gavrilo Princip, the assassin of Austro-Hungary’s Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophie, died in prison due to tuberculosis.   Meanwhile, British forces in the Mesopotamian Theater are able to push the Ottomans back to the Tigris River.  Everyone can sense the war is in its final stages; the question is, when will it end?  It would rage until November.
  19. 1919 Monday: The League of Nations undergoes founding on this date.
  20. 1930 Monday: The first organized baseball night game occurs at Independence, Kansas.  Elsewhere, in Houston, Texas, the 61st U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III died.  He began political life as a Democrat and then became a Republican. He served under President George H.W. Bush from January 25, 1989, to August 23, 1992.  Prior to this, Baker served his nation as its 67th U.S. Treasury Secretary.  In this capacity, he served under President Ronald Reagan from February 04, 1985, to August 17, 1988.
  21. 1932 Thursday: Scientists announced the creation of the yellow fever vaccine on this date.
  22. 1937 Wednesday: Future Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was born in the village of al-Oja near the desert town of Tikrit.  Elsewhere, the first commercial air flight across the Pacific Ocean occurs on this date.  Elsewhere, the first animated-cartoon electric sign went on display on a building on Broadway in New York City.  Douglas Leight was the creator of this innovation.
  23. 1939 Friday: German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler claims that the non-aggression pact between Poland and Germany is still in effect.
  24. 1940 Sunday: Rudolf Hess becomes camp commandant at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp.  Elsewhere, Glenn Miller records “Pennsylvania 6-5000” on this date.
  25. 1941 Monday: All remaining British troops in Greece surrender to the Axis troops.  The ones that could be evacuated were taken to North Africa via Crete and Malta.  With this victory, the Germans can return their gaze to the Soviet Union, originally scheduled for early-to-mid-May 1941 but now set back to June 1941. 
  26. 1943 Wednesday: In the North African Theater, combined German-Italian troops of the Afrika Korps launch a major counterattack to dislodge Allied gains.  As long as they can keep Allied forces tied up in this theater, it prevents them from being sent elsewhere. 
  27. 1944 Friday: In Washington, D.C., U.S. Navy Secretary Frank Knox dies.  Appointed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on July 11, 1940, Secretary Knox suffered a series of heart attacks that took his life today at age 70.  James Forrestal would take his place.
  28. 1945 Saturday: In Giulino, Azzano, Italy, Italian partisans executed Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and his mistress, Clara Petacci, as they attempted to flee the country aboard a German convoy.  Elsewhere, Eddie Jobson—future violinist with Roxy Music[i]—is born in Billingham, England, on this date.  
  29. 1946 Sunday: The Allies indicted Japanese war criminal Hideki Tojo with 55 counts of war crimes on this date.  He would eventually go to the gallows.
  30. 1947 Monday: Thor Heyerdahl and his balsa wood craft Kon-Tiki set sail from Peru to Polynesia. He did this to prove that Peruvian Indians could have settled in Polynesia.  The trip began in Peru and took 101 days to complete the crossing of the Pacific Ocean.
  31. 1950 Friday: Future comedian, Jay Leno, is born in New Rochelle, New York.
  32. 1951 Saturday: The Majlis, the parliament of Iran, elects Mohammad Mosaddegh prime minister of the country. 
  33. 1952 Monday: War with Japan officially ended as a treaty signed in San Francisco the previous year took effect.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, General Dwight D. Eisenhower resigned as U.S. Supreme Commander in Europe; General Matthew B. Ridgeway replaced him.  Elsewhere, Chuck Leavell—future pianist with the Allman Brothers Band[ii] and with the Rolling Stones[iii] since the 1990s—is born in Birmingham, Alabama, on this date.
  34. 1954 Wednesday: French Union troops are in good spirits that Operation Condor- the effort to open a tunnel through which the remaining defenders at Dien Bien Phu can make a breakout should all go bad in and around the base- is making satisfactory progress.  French Foreign Legionnaires and Laotian troops are fighting through one communist position after another but still, it will require another two weeks at least to be able to link up with the garrison.  Still, supplies and reinforcements are having a challenging time getting in due to the weather conditions and the iron ring of AA batteries surrounding French positions.  However, Legion paratroopers are crawling out into No-Man’s Land from Liliane 3 engaging communists in their trenches in hand-to-hand and grenades combat.  Every communist killed is a victory for freedom.[iv]
  35. 1956 Saturday: The last French troops leave Vietnam.  Had they received more troops from France and from Algeria and Morocco, they might have been able to scrub out the communists and to keep French Indochina a bastion of freedom; however, their government let them down and allowed the communist scum to take control of the country.  Meanwhile, future vocalist with the Australian rock band, INXS[v], from 1998-present—Jimmy Barnes—is born in Glasgow, Scotland, on this date.
  36. 1958 Monday: The United States conducted the first of 35 nuclear test explosions in the Pacific Proving Ground as part of Operation Hardtack I.
  37. 1960 Thursday: Future 112th Associate Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan is born in Manhattan, NY, on this date.  She would be the second pick nominated by President Barack Obama to sit on the Supreme Court of the United States, filling the seat of outgoing Associate Justice John Paul Stevens.  Kagan is a member of no political party.  She took her seat on the high court on August 07, 2010.  
  38. 1962 Saturday: In the Sahara Desert of Algeria, a team led by Red Adair used explosives to put out the well fire known as the Devil’s Cigarette Lighter.  A pipe rupture caused the fire on November 06, 1961.
  39. 1963 Sunday: At Broadway’s Tony awards, “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” was named best play while, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” won best musical.
  40. 1965 Wednesday: U.S. Marines invade the Dominican Republic to put down uprisings and remain there until October 1966.
  41. 1967 Friday: Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali refused to undergo induction into the U.S. Army, the same day General William C. Westmoreland told Congress the U.S. “would prevail in Vietnam.”
  42. 1969 Monday: English progressive rock band King Crimson[vi] with Robert Fripp, Ian McDonald, and Greg Lake debut.  Elsewhere, Charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France.
  43. 1980 Monday: President Jimmy Carter accepted the resignation of the 57th U.S. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance who had opposed the failed rescue mission aimed at freeing American hostages in Iran.  Edmund Muskie would succeed him on May 08, 1980, after being confirmed in the U.S. Senate.   A Democrat, Vance served in this position from served from January 20, 1977, until today.
  44. 1981 Tuesday: In Portugal, bassist with the British rock band, T-Rex[vii], Steve Currie, lost his life in a car crash on this date.
  45. 1985 Sunday: The largest sandcastle in the world underwent completion near St. Petersburg, Florida, on this date.  The structure was four stories tall.
  46. 1988 Thursday: A flight attendant died, and more than 60 people injured when part of the roof of an Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 tore off during a flight from Hilo to Honolulu.
  47. 1989 Friday: Iranian frothing-at-the-mouth Shiite zealots go crazy over Salman Rushdie’s novel, “Satanic Verses,” calling it ‘blasphemy’ and demanding the death of the author around the world—FUCK Islamist lunatics!   This is why God gave us the neutron bomb: to use on jihadist scumbags such as the Iranian mullahs and their hierarchy of religious crackpots.
  48. 1990 Saturday: The musical “A Chorus Line” closed after 6,137 performances on Broadway.
  49. 1992 Tuesday: The U.S. Agriculture Department unveiled a pyramid-shaped recommended-diet chart on this date.
  50. 1993 Wednesday: The first “Take Our Daughters to Work Day” promoted by the New York-based Ms. Foundation, was held to boost the self-esteem of girls by having them visit a parent’s place of work.  Later, the event expanded to include sons, as well.  
  51. 1994 Thursday: Aldrich Ames, former CIA officer and wife Rosario plead guilty to spying.
  52. 1996 Sunday: Martin Bryant shoots and kills 35 in Port Arthur, Tasmania— the United States is NOT the only one to suffer mass shootings.
  53. 2003 Wednesday: U.S. forces open fire on a group of Iraqi protesters in Fallujah, Iraq, after they began throwing things and making threats.  This would be the focal point for the buildup to what would become known as the Battle of Fallujah in 2004, a make-or-break effort in the unnecessary invasion launched by the George W. Bush administration.  (Note- we think this is a prime example of the Deep State influencing a president into a war and then when it goes wrong, they abandon them to their fate). 
  54. 2004 Thursday: In Fallujah, Iraq, violent jihadists begin assaulting U.S. forces.  This leads to amplified intensity on both sides as the American troops call in fire missions and air support such as C-130 gunships which come in station on scene and begin riddling the jihadis with gatling guns and rockets.  A recent poll released by CNN says that a majority of Iraqis see the Americans as OCCUPIERS while a small minority sees them as liberators.  What a flipping mess. 
  55. 2005 Friday: Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez visits Havana, Cuba, so the two communist nations can foster better relations. 
  56. 2006 Saturday: The Electronic Frontier Foundation has brought a lawsuit against the George W. Bush administration alleging that the Bush administration and allies such as AT&T and the NSA maintain secret computer rooms where the Bush administration conducts surveillance on not only foreign terror suspects but on the American people.  The Bush administration then demonstrates that what the EFF alleges to be true is true by trying to use the State Secrets Privilege to block the lawsuit against AT&T and the NSA.  President Bush- why not