212. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2022

1942 Friday: SS troops at Minsk, Belorussia, gas 1,000 Jews. Decades later, Palestinian-lovers and leftwing liberals would denigrate the Holocaust as being a mythical event but the evidence is both ponderous and factual. Meanwhile, German U-Boats sink 96 Allied ships during the month for a total of 476,000 tons.

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212. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2022:

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President Andrew Johnson; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Owen Josephus Roberts and Anthony Kennedy; U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly; Acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke; U.S. Treasury Secretary John G. Carlisle; Apollo 15, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Hugh McDowell, R.E.M. featuring Bill Berry, and the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger and Keith Richard:

  1. 30 BC: Following the Battle of Actium, Octavian- Julius Caesar’s great nephew regroups while Mark Anthony finds himself with a massive desertion of his troops.  Once Octavian reorganizes, he drives deeper into Egypt searching for Caesar’s illegitimate son with Cleopatra, her, too, as well as Anthony.  Things would not end well for any of the three.  
  2. 432 Saturday: St. Sixtus III begins his reign as the 44th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pontiff until August 18, 440.
  3. 768 Wednesday: Philip begins and ends his reign as the 93.1st Roman Catholic Antipope.  This took place because those who gave him his position were guilty of simony, which forced him to withdraw him from papacy.
  4. 1009 Monday: The reign of the 142nd Roman Catholic Pope Sergius IV begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until May 12, 1012.
  5. 1498 Sunday: On his third voyage to the Western Hemisphere, Christopher Columbus arrived at the island of Trinidad.
  6. 1556 Tuesday: St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, aka “the Jesuits,” died in Rome.
  7. 1620 Friday: The Pilgrim Fathers depart through England on the way the way to North America.
  8. 1715 Wednesday: A fleet of Spanish ships carrying gold, silver, and rare jewels sank during a hurricane off the east Florida coast; of some 2,500 crew members aboard, approximately 1,000 lost their lives.
  9. 1718 Sunday: At the Battle of Cape Pesaro, the English fleet destroys the Spanish fleet.
  10. 1751 Saturday: A massive fire destroys 1,000 homes in Stockholm, Sweden.
  11. 1777 Thursday: The Marquis de Lafayette, a 19-year-old French nobleman, received a commission as a major general in the American Continental Army.
  12. 1790 Saturday: The first U.S. patent went to Samuel Hopkins for his process of making potash and pearl ashes; we use the substances in fertilizers.
  13. 1792 Tuesday: Builders lay the cornerstone for the first government building in the United States, the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia.
  14. 1809 Monday: The first working railroad track in America begins today, a wooden track for horse-drawn wagon-cars, again in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  15. 1849 Tuesday: Benjamin Chambers patents the breech-loading cannon.   
  16. 1875 Saturday: The 17th President of the United States, Andrew Johnson, died in Elizabethton, Tennessee, at age 66.  Johnson assumed office upon President Abraham Lincoln’s death and became president on April 15, 1865, and served until March 04, 1869.
  17. 1910 Sunday: The former 41st U.S. Treasury Secretary John G. Carlisle died at age 75 in New York City, N.Y.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to March 05, 1897.
  18. 1914 Friday: Germany’s Kaiser Wilhelm II threatens ‘war’ if the Russian army does not immediately begin mobilizing; the nation did this to protect German ally, Austro-Hungary in its attack on Russian ally, Serbia.
  19. 1917 Tuesday: On the Western Front, the Third Battle of Ypres gets underway.  More than half-a-million British casualties would occur as General Haig continued sending his men into the German meatgrinder.  Interlacing machine gun positions, coordinated artillery attacks, and determined resolution condemned the deaths of countless British soldiers, men promised that it would be a cakewalk.
  20. 1919 Thursday: The republic’s National Assembly adopted Germany’s Weimar Constitution.
  21. 1922 Monday: In Minnesota, 18-year-old Ralph Samuelson rides the world’s first set of water skis.  Meanwhile, a general strike protesting violence committed by Mussolini’s Fascist movement breaks out.  It would not last long.
  22. 1928 Tuesday: MGM’s Leo the Lion roared for the first time.  MGM introduced him in their first talking picture, “White Shadows on the South Seas.”
  23. 1930 Thursday: The radio character, “The Shadow” made his debut as narrator of the “Detective Story Hour” on CBS Radio.
  24. 1932 Sunday: Enzo Ferrari retired from racing on this date.  However, in 1950, he launched a series of cars under his name.
  25. 1933 Monday: The radio series “Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy,” made its debut on CBS radio station WBBM in Chicago, Illinois.
  26. 1936 Friday: Tokyo, Japan, wins the Summer Olympics for 1940; however, due to World War II and Japan’s part in it, the International Olympic Committee cancels their victories which angered a country that already felt slighted by Europeans following World War I- the Allies denied their Asian ally their share of the spoils other than the German colonies they acquired in China and in the Pacific.
  27. 1940 Wednesday: Reich Commissar Arthur Seyss-Inquart orders the elimination of all homosexuals within the Reich and in the newly conquered territories.  Meanwhile, Great Britain and her allies sink 38 U-Boats (196,000 tons) for the month of July.  The Brits are also winning in fighter aircraft production, outpacing their German counterparts.
  28. 1941 Thursday: German U-Boats sink 21 Allied ships this month for 96,000 tons.   On the Eastern Front, all is going well for the Axis forces as Army Group North begins arriving on the outskirts of Leningrad.  From the south, German armored forces are rolling north while on the northern side, Finnish troops under the command of Field Marshall Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim plow forward.  The Finns have much for which to pay back the Russians following the Winter War of 1939.  The Soviets are unable to stop them.
  29. 1942 Friday: SS troops at Minsk, Belorussia, gas 1,000 Jews.  Decades later, Palestinian-lovers and leftwing liberals would denigrate the Holocaust as being a mythical event, but the evidence is both ponderous and factual.  Meanwhile, German U-Boats sink 96 Allied ships during the month for a total of 476,000 tons.
  30. 1944 Monday: The Red Army continues steamrolling the Baltic States in pursuit of the retreating German forces.  They ‘liberate’ the capital of Lithuania, Kaunas, on this date.  The Lithuanian people don’t consider it much of a ‘liberation’ but a return to the harsh Soviet communism of the past.
  31. 1945 Tuesday: Pierre Laval, premier of the pro-Nazi Vichy government surrendered to U.S. authorities in Austria; he was turned over to France which later tried the man and then executed him.  Elsewhere, the 74th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Owen Josephus Roberts left the high court on this date.  A Republican, President Herbert Hoover nominated Roberts to fill Associate Justice Edward Sanford’s seat, another Republican.  He served from May 20, 1930, until today.
  32. 1948 Saturday: President Harry S. Truman helped dedicate New York International Airport (later John F. Kennedy International Airport) at Idlewild Field.
  33. 1953 Friday: Senator Robert A. Taft of Ohio, known as “Mr. Republican,” died in New York at age 63.  Elsewhere, future cellist with the British rock band, Electric Light Orchestra[i] 1972-1979—Hugh McDowell—is born in Hampstead, London, England, on this date.
  34. 1954 Saturday: Pakistan’s K2 was conquered as two members of an Italian expedition, Achille Compagnoni and Lino Lacedelli, reached the summit.
  35. 1955 Sunday: At age 17, Marilyn Bell of Toronto became the youngest person to swim the English Channel. 
  36. 1957 Wednesday: The Distant Early Warning Line, a system of radar stations designed to detect Soviet bombers approaching North America, went into operation on this date.
  37. 1958 Thursday: Future drummer with the American rock band, R.E.M. [ii] 1980-1997, Bill Berry, is born in Duluth, Minnesota, on this date.  He would have to leave the band following a brain aneurysm blowout on stage during a concert.
  38. 1959 Friday: The Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) came into being on this date.  We know the group as an armed Basque nationalist and separatist organization.
  39. 1960 Sunday: Founder of the Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad, calls for a ‘black state.’[iii].   (Note- wasn’t the nation of Liberia created to be the first ‘black state?’).  The sad thing is, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wanted the American people to be integrated, intermixed, and one harmonious people.  That was his dream so anything contrary to that dream is nothing more than bullshit and what’s even worse, six decades later America-haters would be trying to tear it all asunder.
  40. 1961 Monday: Israel welcomes its 1,000,000-immigrant arrival on this date.  Elsewhere, the first tie in an All-Star Game major league baseball history took place when officials stopped the game in the 9th inning due to rain at Boston’s Fenway Park.  Meanwhile, IBM introduced its first Selectric typewriter on this date with its distinctive “typeball.”
  41. 1964 Friday: The American space probe Ranger 7 transmitted pictures of the moon’s surface.
  42. 1967 Monday: Imprisoned for drugs, Rolling Stones[iv] Mick Jagger, and Keith Richard exit prison at the end of their one-month sentences.
  43. 1970 Friday: After 14 years, “The Huntley-Brinkley Report” ended as Chet Huntley signed off for the final time; the producers at NBC renamed the show, “The NBC Nightly News.”
  44. 1971 Saturday: Apollo 15 crewmembers David Scott and James Irwin became the first astronauts to use a lunar rover on the surface of the moon.
  45. 1972 Monday: Democratic vice-presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton withdrew from the ticket with George McGovern following disclosures that Eagleton once had undergone psychiatric treatment.
  46. 1973 Tuesday: Delta Air Lines Flight 723, a DC-9, crashed while trying to land at Boston’s Logan International Airport, which killed all 89 people aboard.  
  47. 1981 Friday: The seven-week baseball players’ strike ended when the players and owners agreed on the issue of free agent compensation.
  48. 1987 Friday: In a battle between Iranian pilgrims to Mecca against Saudi Arabian troops, 402 die in the melee prompting the Saudis to clamp down on the Iranian scum.
  49. 1989 Monday: A pro- Iranian group in Lebanon released a videotape reportedly showing the hanged body of American hostage William R. Higgins.  Elsewhere, the Game Boy handheld video game device hit store shelves in the U.S.
  50. 1990 Tuesday: Bosnia-Herzegovina declares its independence from Yugoslavia.
  51. 1991 Wednesday: President George H.W. Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev singed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
  52. 1992 Friday: At Government House Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina, heavyweight boxer Pinklon Thomas improves his pro record to 33-6-1 with a KO of his opponent, Terry Miller in Round 2 of a scheduled 10-round bout.
  53. 1995 Monday: The Walt Disney Company agreed to acquire Capital Cities/ABC in a $19 billion deal.
  54. 1997 Thursday: The Oakland Athletics trade slugger Mark McGuire to the St. Louis Cardinals for a sizable sum.
  55. 1999 Saturday: The spacecraft Lunar Prospect crashed into the moon.  Its mission was to detect frozen water on the moon’s surface.  NASA launched the craft on January 06, 1998.
  56. 2002 Wednesday: A bomb exploded inside a cafeteria at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, killing nine people, including five Americans.
  57. 2008 Thursday: Scientists reported the Phoenix spacecraft had confirmed the presence of frozen water in Martian soil.
  58. 2009 Friday: The space shuttle Endeavour and its seven astronauts returned to Earth, completing a long but successful construction job that boosted the size and power of the International Space Station.
  59. 2013 Wednesday: The super PAC, “Ready for Hillary,”[v] raises over $1,000,000 since its inception earlier in the year; most of the money comes from mega-donors for President Barack Obama.
  60. 2014 Thursday: President Obama authorizes the use of airstrikes against ISIS trash in Syria as well as in Iraq should they threaten any American military personnel as well as for cargo planes to deliver food to border areas between Syria, Iraq, and Turkey.  Meanwhile, the death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa.
  61. 2015 Friday: After killing the beloved lion, Cecil, the Zimbabwean authorities demand that the United States extradite American dentist, Walter James Palmer.  Zimbabwe says the dentist lured the lion from a game preserve so he could shoot it on a safari. 
  62. 2016 Sunday: Yuriko Koike becomes the first woman elected by the citizens of Tokyo to be its mayor.  
  63. 2017 Monday: After less than two weeks, foul-mouth Anthony Scaramucci, aka the Mooch- is forced out of his position as communications director for Donald Trump’s White House.  The next to get the boot is the wily 5th U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.  This loser first became secretary on January 20, 2017 and served under President Donald J. Trump from then until today.  His replacement, the 5.5th Acting U.S. Secretary of the DHS Elaine Duke assumed office.  She would serve until December 06, 2017.
  64. 2018 Tuesday: The 104th U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, nominated by President Ronald Reagan to replace 99th U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr., finished his final day on the court and went into retirement.  He took his seat on the nation’s high court on February 18-1988 and left little more than 30 years later.  Long beloved by liberal Americans as the crucial swing vote on numerous cases, they shed tears as he left the court, fearing it would become much more conservative.  Little did they know they would not have to worry about that. [vi] Meanwhile, Facebook announces a major moment of virtue-signaling as it announces it ‘removed Russian-linked accounts that are attempting to interfere in the November 2018 Elections.’[vii] 
  65. 2019 Wednesday: U.S. officials announce a major coup with the news of an airstrike in Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza bin Laden, and a potential successor.  Good, keep on killing these worthless jihadist scumbags.  Meanwhile, after more than 700,000 people sing a petition demanding the Russian government do something about the out-of-control wildfires destroying Siberia (7.4 million acres burned), Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops to aid the locals in fighting the conflagration devouring his country.  ‘Bout time you did something besides interfering in U.S. elections there, Vlad.  
  66. 2020 Friday: Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues causing problems for the citizens of California as on Friday, he pardoned five people who had already served time and commuted the sentences of another 21 state prison inmates including more than a dozen convicted of murder some of whose victims included young children and pregnant women.  He did this, or so he says, because of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  What a worthless POS.    One of these scumbags released was a 64-year-old murderer Richard Flowers who, at age 38, murdered an elderly Tulare, California, woman in her home and stole her jewelry.  He received a sentence of life without parole and when a potential parole hearing came up under the previous Governor Jerry Brown, Brown would not free him. [viii]
  67. 2020 Friday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 17,321,394 confirmed cases, UP by 212,059 cases, 673,822 confirmed deaths, UP by 50,021 deaths, and 10,155,026 confirmed recoveries, UP by 154,288 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,625,180 confirmed cases, UP by 62,570 new cases, 155,246 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,201 new deaths, and 2,262,974 confirmed recoveries, UP by 38,679 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).
  68. 2020 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 493,588 confirmed cases, UP 8,086 cases, 9,005 confirmed deaths, UP by 96, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,989 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,226 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 55,803 confirmed cases, 1,564 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  69. 2020 Friday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,428.32, UP 114.67 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,745.27, UP 157.46 points (+1.49%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,271.12, UP 24.90 points (+0.77%).  The price of GOLD is $1,973.30 per troy oz., +10.50 (+0.53%) while the price of SILVER is $24.63 per troy ounce, +0.414 (+1.71%).  The price of PLATINUM is $919.70 per troy oz, +0.80 (+0.09) while the price of COPPER is $2.86 per pound, -0.0085 (-0.30%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.43 per barrel, +0.16 (+0.40%).  Currently, one dollar U.S. = 6.97 yuan.  Meanwhile, the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped from 13.3-percent in June to 11.1-percent in July.
  70. 2020 Friday D: Rasmussen polling has President Donald J. Trump’s approval rate for job performance at 50-percent.  Meanwhile, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, age 87, left the hospital today following a revisal of a bile duct stint.  God bless you, madam, please get well soon.  Finally, speculation alights on Sen. Kamala Harris, D-CA, as the potential VP pick of Joe Biden.  In order for Ms. Harris to get her senatorial gig, she had an affair with former Assembly Speaker Willie Brown so if she gets the VP nod, with whom did she trade (allegedly) trade favors to get the number two spot on the ballot?
  71. 2021 Saturday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 198,497,926 confirmed cases, +525,446, 4,232,079 confirmed deaths, +8,931 and 179,252,925 confirmed recoveries, +368,306.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,743,144 confirmed cases, UP 65,394 from yesterday’s reporting, 629,310 confirmed deaths, UP 380, [ix] and 29,666,084 confirmed recoveries, UP 16,303.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  72. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 310,868 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 93,210 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  73. 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: 3,961,638 confirmed cases, 64,423 confirmed deaths, and 2,100,715 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,636,066 confirmed cases, 39,079 confirmed deaths, and 2,089,018 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,925 confirmed cases, 537 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 474,835 confirmed cases, 6,168 confirmed deaths, and 230,729 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Wisconsin: they have 687,197 confirmed cases, 8,290 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [xi]    
  74. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 874,018 confirmed cases, 6,473 confirmed deaths, and 849,081 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Iceland, 165th country on the list: 7,959 cases of the virus, 30 confirmed deaths and 6,716 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  75. 2021 Saturday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,935.47, DOWN 149.06 points (-0.42%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,672.68, DOWN 105.59 points (-0.71%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,395.26, DOWN 23.89 points (-0.54%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.81 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.19%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.55 per troy ounce, 0.00 (+0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,045.90 per troy oz, -2.50 (-0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.48 per pound, 0.00 (-0.04%).[xiii] The price of PALLADIUM is $2,660.50 per troy oz, +14.52 (+0.55%). [xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per troy oz., +22,500.00 (+2.99%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,597.75 per troy oz., +2.25 (+0.09%). [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000024.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Indian Rupee, one greenback equals 74.34 and in Indonesian Rupiah, a buck equal 14,460.00 and in Iranian Rial, one dollar equals 42,000.00 of theirs. [xvi]        
  76. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.367 per gallon, $2.972 in Florida, $4.092 in Hawaii, and $3.850 in Washington state. [xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Kentucky: $2.919.  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- Curacao: $4.693 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,587,535,043,912 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  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 Philippines, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is United Arab Emirates with $32 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  77.  2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 130 for the gibbering jackal of a ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka Willie Brown’s ‘Booty Call Mattress,’ aka the squealing swamp hog of the Everglades, aka the yowling midnight lemur to be in charge of the southern border and to have done little to nothing about it.  It’s also her 36th day since her one and only visit to the border and again to have done nothing about it.  Okay, One American News always presents the costs of illegal immigration for the American People.  First, here is the cost for just this day of caring for the illegals pouring across the southern border: $635,102,752.  Absolutely shocking.  Horrible we know.  Next, here is the cost for this year: $231,328,045,120.  Imagine all this money going to care for ILLEGAL ALIENS!  Next, here are the numbers estimated to have crossed into the United States just this year: 2,376,624.  Finally, here are the CONSERVATIVE estimates as to how many illegal aliens are roaming the land: 36,376,662.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  We tend to disagree with the final number as we said as far back as 2009 that the numbers then were between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the number to be closer to 75-100 million which means we have an army of storm troopers the Democrats can deploy against the rest of us (which is why ammunition is flying off the shelves right now).
  78. 2021 Saturday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– Rep. Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, has written a letter to House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, urging her NOT to include mass amnesty for tens of millions of illegal aliens lurking within the country.  She won’t listen.  
  79. 2021 Saturday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The Biden regime is threatening a new round of lockdowns and restrictions if more Americans don’t rush out and get vaccinated against the Chi-Vi.   Last week, there was mention of the NEW Lambda variant out of Peru being worse than the Delta variant and then within a day, all talk of the Lambda variant (SARS-CoV-2) vanished out of the window, and it was back to pounding the Delta drums.   Amazing how the libs continue guiding all talk on the Chi-Vi and how everyone must rush out and get vaccinated.  Funny that there are more infections among VACCINATED Americans than among unvaccinated.  Something ain’t right here, folks.   Add to that the fact that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci says that mRNA vaccines for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu could be approved for widespread use by next month.  Pushing, pushing, pushing!
  80. 2021 Saturday I: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3582 what with a $12 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers: 16, 18, 30, 32, 38, and Mega 05.  Out of 97,148 winning tickets, the highest winners were 12 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,413 apiece.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #868 with a jackpot of $199 million up for grabs: 01, 21, 22, 34, 47, and Powerball 04.  Out of 83,515 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $44,999.
  81. 2022 Sunday: IF things do not change over the next two election cycles, we may need to become friendly with the Chi-Coms.  I remember when the country was committed to being the best whereas now, we are ripping ourselves apart, thanks in large part to Chi-Com, Russian, Iranian, and other of our enemies’ machinations.  Race is the Achilles heel of the United States and if our enemies continue noodling away at the seams, at some point, the nation is going to explode.  Add to that the fact that we cannot trust our elected leaders who all seem to be in the pay of Beijing and one can see the old maxim is true: the capitalists will sell the communists the rope with which the communists hang the capitalists.  Personally, I think it’s too late and my family and I are considering relocating to Ireland as a safe haven from the looming storm.  What is the point in remaining in country that is ripping itself to shreds?  Let me know what you all think.  Thanks- Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0908 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Central Coast.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

After the Beach Boys went through starts and fits back in the 1960s over Brian Wilson’s “Smile” project, an abbreviated form “Smiley Smile” hit record store shelves on September 16, 1967 (see Monday, May 23, 2022) and since it was nowhere near the project envisioned by composer Brian Wilson, it was considered a flop.  Well, years later, Brian Wilson said, “Screw it,” and relaunched the entire project with a series of live performances and a live album culled from the performance.  “Brian Wilson Presents Smile” came out on September 28, 2004, and is a mind-blowing, joyous project to behold.  NO ONE in his, her, or its right mind questions the fact that Brian Wilson is not an innovative, musical genius, certainly not anyone with sufficient gray matter, that’s for sure.  We hope you will seek this album out and that you will add it to your growing collection of AICPENDBLOG.COM-recommended music- we think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We plan on promoting the music of the Move, Electric Light Orchestra, Wizzard, Roy Wood, and Jeff Lynne after we wrap up Supertramp.  Stay with us.

[ii] We definitely look forward to doing the music of R.E.M. at some point in the next five years.

[iii] Let’s give him Puerto Rico. 

[iv] 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.

[v] Hillary was raising money for a long, long time.  Too bad she wasn’t a better candidate and too bad Barack Hussein Obama didn’t do a better job of helping her.

[vi] Both of President Donald J. Trump’s two court picks Neil Gorsuch (#113) and Brett Kavanaugh (#114) have voted against the president who nominated them more often than they have not- just like Associate Justice Kennedy!  What is it about Republican picks?

[vii] Regarding the Russians and election interference, what the f**k else is new?  They have been doing this sort of crap since Josef Stalin was running the country.

[viii] (For more information on these felons, please see <https://www.politico.com/states/california/story/2020/03/27/newsom-grants-clemency-to-26-including-man-who-stabbed-elderly-woman-to-death-1269447>).

[ix] 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)

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

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

[xii] 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)

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

[xiv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

138. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2022

2021 Tuesday: Joe Biden Regime News I- In yet another massive giveaway of U.S. taxpayer dollars, Joe Biden’s new ‘child tax credit’ will begin dumping billions of dollars into the pockets of American parents- including ILLEGAL ALIEN parents- beginning on July 15. Wow.

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138. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2022:

U.S. Senator Tom Udall: Apollo 10, the Flamin’ Groovies featuring George Alexander, the Guess Who featuring Bill Wallace, Soundgarden featuring Chris Cornell, and YES featuring Rick Wakeman:

  1. 526 Saturday: The 53rd Roman Catholic Pope St. John I ends his reign as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He first became the Holy Father on August 13, 523.
  2. 1012 Monday: The 143rd Roman Catholic Pope Benedict VIII assumes his position as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his global flock until April 09, 1024.
  3. 1096 Monday: On their way to do battle in the Holy Land, Crusaders massacre the Jews of the city of Worms.
  4. 1268 Friday: The Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Battle of Antioch.
  5. 1291 Friday: The Sultan of Egypt and his son take the last Christian stronghold of Acre along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.  It is important to note that the Crusaders were defending their Christian brethren in the Middle East- where Christianity began- from the rampaging Muslim scourge that was sweeping across the region like a red crescent.  The Muslims claim the Crusaders were the ‘invaders’ when in fact, the Muslims were the ones intent on conquest and as we have seen spread both east and west like a lethal virus, conquering everything that fell into their hands.
  6. 1642 Sunday: French colonists founded the Canadian city of Montreal on this date.
  7. 1652 Saturday: Rhode Island becomes the first colony to make slavery illegal.
  8. 1667 Sunday: The reign of the 237th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander VII ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on April 07, 1655.
  9. 1765 Saturday: A fire on this date in history destroyed about one-fourth of the Canadian city of Montreal.
  10. 1798 Friday: The United States appointed its first secretary of the Navy on this date—Benjamin Stoddert.
  11. 1803 Wednesday: England declares war on Napoleon Bonaparte’s France after he continues meddling in neighboring Italy and Switzerland.
  12. 1804 Friday: The people of France declare Napoleon Bonaparte “Emperor.”
  13. 1860 Friday: The Republican Party nominates Abraham Lincoln of Illinois as its presidential candidate.
  14. 1863 Monday: The Siege of Vicksburg began during the Civil War ending July 04, which will end with a Union victory.
  15. 1896 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Plessey v. Ferguson, endorsed the “separate but equal” racial segregation; a concept renounced 58 years later in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.
  16. 1900 Friday: Great Britain makes the island of Tonga a British protectorate.
  17. 1904 Wednesday: A Muslim criminal, Mulai Ahmed er Raisuli, the leader of a band of anti-government extremists, kidnaps an American citizen.  This event would later be portrayed in the movie, “The Wind and the Lion,” (United Artists 1975) starring Sean Connery as the loveable erstwhile jihadist and Candice Bergen as the kidnapped American.
  18. 1910 Wednesday: Hailey’s Comet passed by the earth, brushing it with its tail as it did so on this date.
  19. 1917 Friday:  Congress passed the Selective Service Act, which called up young men to fight in World War I on this date.
  20. 1918 Saturday: At Oakdale, Pennsylvania, an explosion at a TNT factory kills 200 and injures many more.
  21. 1920 Tuesday: In Wadowice, Poland, future Pope John Paul II was born Karol Wojtyla.
  22. 1926 Tuesday: Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson vanished while visiting a beach in Venice, California; however, she reappeared more than a month later, saying she had escaped after suffering kidnap and being held for ransom.
  23. 1933 Thursday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed a measure creating the Tennessee Valley Authority.  The U.S. Congress passes the “Lindbergh Act,” which makes kidnapping a capital crime.
  24. 1934 Friday: Congress approved an act, known as the “Lindbergh Act,” that called for the death penalty in interstate kidnapping cases.
  25. 1940 Saturday:  German troops continue their occupation of the city of Brussels, Belgium.  In Holland, Artur Seyss-Inquart becomes Reich Commissioner for the country meaning has full authority to rape the country of all its treasures.  Meanwhile, German units in France are overrunning their supply lines and orders are coming down that they must slow the advance lest they put themselves into a dangerous situation and become prey to Allied counterattacks.
  26. 1941 Sunday: Luftwaffe bombers continue their ongoing assault on the island of Crete.  Airborne and seaborne Axis troops will soon be landing so the goal is to either pulverize the remaining RAF assets or to drive them off the island.  Elsewhere, fighting continues in Iraq as British forces continuing battling pro-Nazi Arabs.
  27. 1942 Monday: New York ended night baseball games for the duration of World War II on this date.   Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the Second Battle of Kharkov continues as the great pincers movement led by German Field Marshal Ewald von Kleist and General Friedrich von Paulus begins to close around large numbers of Soviet troops in yet another annihilation of enemy forces.  The Red Army is trying to evacuate as many troops as possible out of the trap before it’s too late.
  28. 1943 Tuesday: Anti-partisan activities against Tito’s communist guerillas continue as the German and allies Yugoslav troops continue roaming the mountains to destroy as many of the pesky thugs as they can.
  29. 1944 Thursday: During World War II, Allied forces finally occupied Monte Cassino in Italy after a four-month struggle with Axis troops.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union begins expelling the Tatars from Crimea, accusing them of collaborating with the Nazi occupiers. 
  30. 1945 Friday: Second Fuhrer Admiral Karl Doenitz issues an order to the Wehrmacht expressing his outrage and horror about the revelations of the concentration and death camps.  As the war in Europe draws to a close, the grand admiral seeks to protect his Heer comrades, the German regular army and not Heinrich Himmler’s SS.
  31. 1946 Saturday: Future bassist with the San Francisco rock band, the Flamin’ Groovies[i]—George Alexander—is born on this date.
  32. 1948 Tuesday: During the war of Israel’s independence, the Saudi Arabians join the fight by invading Israel.  The Arab Legion captures the fort atop Mt. Scopus.  Meanwhile, in Tucson, Arizona, future New Mexico Senator Tom Udall, a Democrat, is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2009.
  33. 1949 Wednesday: Future famed keyboardist with the British band, Yes[ii]–Rick Wakeman—was born in London, England.  Elsewhere, future bassist with the Canadian rock band, the Guess Who[iii]—Bill Wallace—is born in Canada on this date.    
  34. 1953 Monday: Jacqueline Cochran became the first woman to break the sound barrier as she piloted a Canadair F-86 Sabre jet over Rogers Dry Lake, California.
  35. 1967 Thursday: Tennessee Governor Buford Ellington signed a measure repealing the law against teaching evolution that the state government used to prosecute John T. Scopes in 1925.  
  36. 1969 Sunday: Astronauts Eugene A. Cernan, Thomas F. Stafford, and John W. Young blasted off aboard Apollo 10 on a mission to orbit the moon.
  37. 1973 Friday: Harvard University law professor Archibald Cox receives the appointment to be the Watergate special prosecutor by U.S. Attorney General Elliot Richardson.
  38. 1974 Saturday: India conducted its first nuclear test explosion.
  39. 1978 Thursday: Italy legalizes abortion.
  40. 1980 Sunday: The Mount St. Helens volcano in Washington State exploded, leaving 57 dead, or missing.
  41. 1981 Monday: The New York Native- a LGBTQIA+ newspaper- carried a story concerning rumors of “an exotic new disease” among homosexuals; it was the first published report about what the world would come to know as AIDS.
  42. 1991 Saturday: Helen Sharman became the first Briton to rocket into space as she flew aboard a Soviet Soyuz spacecraft with two cosmonauts on an eight-day mission to the Mir Space Station.
  43. 1993 Tuesday: At the end of Round 6 in a 10-round bout, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes improves his pro record to 58-4 by beating Paul Poirier via RTD- the boxer refused to answer the bell for the 7th round.
  44. 1994 Wednesday: Israeli troops completed their withdrawal from the Gaza Strip as Palestinian authorities took control.
  45. 2002 Saturday: Heavyweight boxer Tim Witherspoon improves his professional record to 55-11-1 by beating Syrian heavyweight boxer Ahmed Abdin by unanimous decision in a 10-round bout.
  46. 2003 Sunday: A Hamas suicide attacker disguised as an observant Jew killed seven Israeli bus passengers.  Elsewhere, Pope John Paul II celebrated his 83rd birthday with an open-air Mass and requests for prayers so he could continue his papacy.  Finally, “Les Miserables” closed on Broadway after more than 16 years and 6,680 performances.  
  47. 2004 Tuesday: Former New York City fire commissioner Thomas Von Essen and former police chief Bernard Kerik, lionized after the 9/11 attack, came under harsh criticism from some members of the September 11 commission who said there had been an initial lack of cooperation between their departments.  Elsewhere in the world, stunning supporters, Sonia Gandhi announced she would “humbly decline” to be the next prime minister of India.  In the U.S., Randy Johnson, at age 40, became the oldest pitcher in major league history to throw a perfect game; the lefty retired all 27 batters to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Atlanta Braves 2-0. 
  48. 2008 Sunday: In the 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, and Carrie Underwood win BIG.  
  49. 2009 Monday: President Barack Obama urged Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu during a White House meeting to stop Jewish settlements and grasp a “historic opportunity” to make peace with the Palestinians.  Meanwhile, spacewalking astronauts finished repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope.
  50. 2011 Wednesday: The United States made noise about punishing the government of Bashar al-Assad of Syria for ‘crimes’ committed against innocent people during the outbreak of the Syrian Civil War/Uprising/Insurgency.
  51. 2012 Friday: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, German opera singer and baritone, dies at the age of 86.  Elsewhere, President Barack Hussein Obama hosts the Group of Eight at Camp David with Eurozone problems such as the meltdown in Greece on the agenda.
  52. 2013 Saturday: Rome witnesses 100,000 people in the streets protesting the austerity measures the government intends to implement; the people demand jobs.  Elsewhere, the North Koreans are feisty today and launch three missiles off their east coast into the Sea of Japan.
  53. 2014 Sunday: In Switzerland, the voters reject a ballot measure raising the minimum wage to $25 an hour American; had the measure passed, the rate would have been the highest in Europe.  Elsewhere- in the United States- AT&T agreed to purchase satellite TV provider DirecTV for $48.5 billion, or $95 per share; the deal was completed in 2015.  Meanwhile, Palm Desert, California, Cinematographer Gordon Willis (“The Godfather,” “Annie Hall,” and “All the President’s Men”) died on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, at age 82.
  54. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, President Barack Obama bans the use of certain military equipment by police in the wake of recent deaths of unarmed black men by police officers; the president means the move to help communities see police as protectors rather than as an “occupied force.”
  55. 2016 Wednesday: Iraqi security forces commence operations to take out the ISIS scum making a mess out of Baghdad.  In the ensuing battles, the Iraqis lose nine soldiers killed and another nine wounded.  In the United States, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook meets with prominent conservatives over allegations that his platform is unfriendly to conservatives and conservative speech.  This kind of crap becomes almost an annual thing what with social media blacklisting conservatives while claiming they don’t.  (Note- the time is now to break up social media).   
  56. 2017 Thursday: Chris Cornell, rhythm guitarist/lead vocalist with two Grunge Era bands, Soundgarden[iv] and Audioslave, committed suicide by hanging in his Detroit hotel room on this date.  Cornell was 52 years old.  Elsewhere, an incident occurs in the West Bank town of Hawera as a mob of Palestinian thugs attack a car being driven by an Israeli with rocks and other projectiles.  They try to drag the guy out of his car so they can lynch him; however, he draws his firearm and shoots one of the punks dead; the rest flee.
  57. 2018 Friday: A 17-year-old punk armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston-area high school, killing eight students and two teachers.  A state court charged him, Dimitrios Pagourtzis with capital murder; his attorney says he is facing 11 federal charges.  Meanwhile, in the wake of child sex scandals, all of Chile’s 34 Catholic bishops offer their resignations to Pope Francis.  Finally, a Global Air Mexico flight crashes near Havana’s airport, killing 110 people with just three survivors.
  58. 2019 Saturday: In an electoral surprise Downunder, Scott Morrison’s coalition government wins big in the Australian election.   Elsewhere, loser Rep. Justin Amash, RINO-MI 3rd congressional district, becomes the first ‘Republican’ to announce he is in favor of impeaching President Donald J. Trump. 
  59. 2020 Monday: President Donald J. Trump ‘shocks’ his enemies, uh, the Fake News Media, when he informs them that he has been taking hydroxychloroquine along with zinc- and possibly another medication- as a prophylactic against communist China’s ‘gift to the world’ COVID-19.  Shortly afterwards, Fox News Channel host, Neil Cavuto goes berserk on his program, yelling, “IT CAN KILL YOU!” He then tries to coerce open-minded guests into condemning Trump, too, but they won’t which says much about them.  Here are our stats for the day regarding the Wuhan Virus: Global Cases: 4,801,282 number of confirmed cases, 318,464 number of confirmed deaths, but 1,786,829 number of confirmed recoveries which is excellent.   In the United States, we have 1,537,830 number of confirmed cases, 90,964 number of confirmed deaths, but 288,842 number of confirmed recoveries. 
  60. 2020 Monday A: In the three states in which the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, the NEW AICPENDBLOG.COM, has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the stats, California first: 78.839 number of confirmed cases, 3,261 number of confirmed deaths, but NO number of confirmed recoveries thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom playing politics- the slime.  Next, Hawaii has 640 number of confirmed cases, 17 number of confirmed deaths, but 573 number of confirmed recoveries which is amazing- thank you, Gov. Ige.  Finally, in Washington state, we have 18,611 number of confirmed cases, 1,002 number of confirmed deaths, but 0 number of confirmed recoveries.  Some states are not even providing the world with daily updates which is incorrect, too.  This seems to be the way things are going to be.  Communist China lies, Blue State governors and mayors lie, which should inform everyone of sound mind and healthy body that the Wuhan Flu is being used for POLITICAL PURPOSES.  Remain alert, especially for legitimate figures out of Beijing because what they report is simply not the truth.
  61. : COVID-19 Statistics for the planet as a whole: 164,870,330 confirmed cases, +598,180, 3,417,628  confirmed deaths, +13,406 and 145,007,613 confirmed recoveries, +84,172.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,773,385 confirmed cases, UP 25,946 from yesterday’s reporting, 601,301 confirmed deaths, UP 704,[v] and 27,247,206 confirmed recoveries, UP 53,345.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]   
  62. : Note: Since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 284,987 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 174,622 deaths.     
  63. : 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: 3,770,980 confirmed cases, 62,720 confirmed deaths, and 2,013,858 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,296,785 confirmed cases, 36,236 confirmed deaths, and 1,897,257 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,889 confirmed cases, 492 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 425,771 confirmed cases, 5,696 confirmed deaths, and 205,439 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Diamond Princess Ship: they have 46 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 46 confirmed recoveries.[vii]    One America News reported today that recent reports suggest that thousands who have received both does of the Chi-Vi vaccine have tested positive for the lab-created disease while dozens more have succumbed following the second injection.  The question is WHY?  Very few in the news media are seeking proper answers to this perplexing question.   Speaking of this ‘vaccine,’ Joe Biden is going to send millions more doses of the vaccine overseas.  Our bets are on many of them going to Gaza Strip and to Iran.  We will see.
  64. : Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,167 confirmed cases, 6,392 confirmed deaths, and 832,144 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Latvia, a former ally of the Nazis during World War II: 128,688 cases of the virus, 2,280 confirmed deaths and 117,799 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  65. : Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,060.66, DOWN 267.13 points (-0.78%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,303.64, DOWN 75.41 points (-0.56%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,127.83, DOWN 35.46 points (-0.85%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.11 per barrel, -0.38 (-0.58%).  The price of GOLD is $1,869.20 per troy oz., +1.20 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $28.22 per troy ounce, -0.11 (-0.40%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,219.90 per troy oz, -5.40 (-0.44%) while the price of COPPER is $4.71 per pound, -0.02 (-0.37%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,906.79 per troy oz, +0.68 (+0.02%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $28,200.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.70%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  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 19.84.     In Uruguay Peso, one greenback equals 44.18 and in Uzbekistani Som, a buck equals 10,572.00 and in Vanuatu Vatu, one dollar equals 105.87 of theirs.[xii]     
  66. : 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 $4.135 per gallon, $2.889 in Florida, $3.873 in Hawaii, and $3.543 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Vermont: $2.941.  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- Haiti: $2.256 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,302,127,496,812 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  67. 2021 Tuesday: Joe Biden Regime News I– In yet another massive giveaway of U.S. taxpayer dollars, Joe Biden’s new ‘child tax credit’ will begin dumping billions of dollars into the pockets of American parents- including ILLEGAL ALIEN parents- beginning on July 15.  Wow.   Speaking of Joe Biden and billions of dollars, the enfeebled old faux president is calling for dumping billions more into ‘cybersecurity’ following the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline and the paying of 4-5 million dollars in ransom.  In other despicable news, White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki says the ‘Abraham Accords are dead on arrival.’  WTF?  Those were the best Middle East peace deals in generations, ones that reconciled Arabs around the world with Israel.  We know where Joe Biden’s loyalties lie.   Elsewhere, the ongoing violence between Israel and the barbarians in Gaza overshadows the ‘domestic agenda’ of the Biden regime.   Finally, the Biden regime is seeking to confiscate the phone records of journalists as they try to find who is behind numerous leaks.  Of course, they say they are following in the footsteps of the 45th president’s administration but we simply do not believe that.  Democrats are totalitarians and totalitarians are Democrats.  Period.  
  68. 2021 Tuesday: Political News I– House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, does not support the Democrats demand to create a ‘bi-partisan commission to delve into the origins of the FALSE FLAG OPERATION on January 06, 2021, the Capitol Hill Riots, aka the ‘Insurrection’ led by Antifa and Black Lives Matter infiltrators who stormed the Capitol and who terrorized lawmakers.   We think it’s a political witch hunt.   Regarding Rep. McCarthy, that loser Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, says that ‘IF the GOP retakes the House, she won’t vote for Leader McCarthy to become the next speaker of the House.’  Oooh, we bet Rep. McCarthy is trembling in his boots.  (Note- Liz, just join the Democratic-Socialists, which is precisely what YOU are).  Finally, in New York, Andrew Giuliani has thrown his hat into the race for governor of the Empire State.  Awesome.
  69. 2021 Tuesday: Political News II– The Portland Oregonian reports that 53-percent of polled Portlanders NO longer feel safe in their city or that they want to continue living there due to all the Antifa and BLM riots that seemingly go on around the clock 24/7/365.  Who can blame them?  Next, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom claims that the ‘surplus’ the Golden State has is $38 billion larger than it truly is.  (Note- you know the Democrats have suckled at the teats of the taxpayers so look into their bank accounts).  Moving on, Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, says the Lone Star State is going to refuse federal enhanced unemployment monies.  It is time for citizens to return to work.  The governor of Texas also is banning ALL mask mandates for schools and other public places. Elsewhere, Governor Kay Ivey, R-AL, signed a bill into law that criminalizes citizens in her state from voting in other states.  Amen.  Finally, churches in the Golden State win a court case against Governor Newsom’s harsh and overbearing COVID-19 restrictions imposed on places of worship.   
  70. 2021 Tuesday: Political News III– U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer is releasing a new book that blasts Democrats’ court-packing schemes.  Dems are not going to like this as he is ‘one of theirs.’  Next, Mallory Quigley says that the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the Mississippi anti-abortion law case is a watershed moment for the Pro-Life Movement v. the Pro-Death Movement.  The new Mississippi law says abortion past 15 weeks is forbidden unless, of course, the life of the mother is in danger.  We hope the high court decides in favor of LIFE as should everyone else.   Elsewhere, the Pentagon plans to monitor all troops’ social media posts as they try to root out extremists in their ranks (meaning WHITE extremists).[xvi]  Next, the White House and the GOP cannot arrive at an agreement on how to move forward with the infrastructure talks.
  71. 2021 TuesdayPolitical News IV– Palestinians in the U.S. are clogging up the streets of major American cities as they protest the violence in Gaza, violence their leaders in Hamas began and now can’t finish.  We hope the Israelis go full-blown pest control mode and clean this vermin out of their ratholes.  Hamas is the SOLE reason as to WHY Palestinians are dying.  If you don’t want to DIE, then stop launching frigging attacks on Israel.   Speaking of Israel, an AP source says the Bidenistas are encouraging Israel to halt its Gaza offensive.  (Note- the Israelis will halt it when they are good and ready).  Meanwhile, a poll suggests that at least 42-percent of Democrat voters would NOT vote again for pathetic old drooling Joe Biden if he is still around in 2024.   (Note- we could have told you that and the percentage will continue going up).  Moving on, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a new HATE CRIMES bill after the massive spike of BLACK DEMOCRATS assaulting ASIAN-AMERICAN DEMOCRATS across the country.[xvii]  Next stop, the desk of Joe Biden (or whoever the f**k is really running the show.  Some say Barack Hussein Obama while others say it’s Susan Rice.  Still, others claim Dictator for Life Xi Jinping is the secret hand pulling the strings.  We are still investigating but one thing is clear- we have a Manchurian Candidate in the White House as we speak). 
  72. 2021 Tuesday: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Tonight’s Mega-Millions jackpot Draw #1660 is sitting at $475 million.  Here are the numbers: 03, 05, 56, 61, 66, and Mega 04.  Out of 195,392 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $183,291 apiece.
  73. 2022 Wednesday: We’re running behind, but we are still here.  Next year will be glorious.

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The Beach Boys returned with another awesome studio album on July 05, 1965: “Summer Days (and Summer Nights).”  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), and Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), as well as some additional guests such as future Beach Boy, Bruce Johnston (vocals, keyboards, and percussion).  Once again, we have a load of long-time beloved tunes such as (1) “Salt Lake City”; (2) “Girl Don’t Tell Me”; (3) “Help Me, Rhonda” (again); (4) “California Girls,” and (5) “Let Him Run Wild.”  Although the album sold loads of copies, the Beach Boys were becoming aware that writing similar tunes about the same topics was beginning to grate on some music critics which began to turn some of the more enlightened listeners of popular music away.  Chief songwriter Brian Wilson would begin having to evolve to keep the family band at the top of the heap, especially since they were in competition with the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and the Kinks.  We hope you will check it out and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We shared the music of the Flamin’ Groovies beginning on Thursday, 25-November-2010 through Sunday, 02-January-2011.  We hope you will check them out and enjoy.

[ii] We are unclear as to when we will begin promoting the music of the legendary British rock band, YES, but when we do, you will be the first to know.  This offering will go as long as- if not longer- than the Beatles and their individual members.   Please stay tuned.

[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] When we promote the music of Nirvana, we will do the music of Soundgarden, Stone Temple Pilots, Pearl Jam, Audioslave, and others of the genre and of the time.  Please remain alert for when we do.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvi] Good for you, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, good for you.  Root out those evil white conservatives, uh, we mean extremists.  (Note- this is all bullshit).

[xvii] We have seen black Democrats coldcock elderly Asian women in the streets.  We have seen black Democrats try to stove their heads in with cinderblocks.  We have seen black Democrats punch Asian-American Democrats in the face, on the side of the head, we have seen them try to strangle them while riding the SAFE Metro Transit District subways in Billy “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio’s New York City.  What we have NOT seen are white people attacking Asian Americans no matter how much Democrats claim or wish they were so when it comes to stopping HATE, first, look at yourselves and then look at everyone else you ignorant f**ks.

212. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 31, 2021

KKK. 2020 Friday: Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues causing problems for the citizens of California as on Friday, he pardoned five people who had already served time and commuted the sentences of another 21 state prison inmates including more than a dozen convicted of murder some of whose victims included young children and pregnant women. He did this, or so he says, because of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu. What a worthless POS.

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212. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 31, 2021:

President Andrew Johnson; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Owen Josephus Roberts and Anthony Kennedy; Apollo 15, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Hugh McDowell, R.E.M. featuring Bill Berry, and the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger and Keith Richard:

  1. 30 BC: Following the Battle of Actium, Octavian- Julius Caesar’s great nephew regroups while Mark Anthony finds himself with a massive desertion of his troops. Once Octavian reorganizes, he drives deeper into Egypt searching for Caesar’s illegitimate son with Cleopatra, her, too, as well as Anthony.  Things would not end well for any of the three.  
  2. 432 Saturday: St. Sixtus III begins his reign as the 44th Roman Catholic Pope. He would serve as pontiff until August 18, 440.
  3. 768 Wednesday: Philip begins and ends his reign as Catholic Pope. This took place because those who gave him his position were guilty of simony, which forced him to withdraw him from papacy.
  4. 1498 Sunday: On his third voyage to the Western Hemisphere, Christopher Columbus arrived at the island of Trinidad.
  5. 1556 Tuesday: St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, aka “the Jesuits,” died in Rome.
  6. 1620 Friday: The Pilgrim Fathers depart through England on the way the way to North America.
  7. 1715 Wednesday: A fleet of Spanish ships carrying gold, silver, and rare jewels sank during a hurricane off the east Florida coast; of some 2,500 crew members aboard, approximately 1,000 lost their lives.
  8. 1718 Sunday: At the Battle of Cape Pesaro, the English fleet destroys the Spanish fleet.
  9. 1751 Saturday: A massive fire destroys 1,000 homes in Stockholm, Sweden.
  10. 1777 Thursday: The Marquis de Lafayette, a 19-year-old French nobleman, received a commission as a major general in the American Continental Army.
  11. 1790 Saturday: The first U.S. patent went to Samuel Hopkins for his process of making potash and pearl ashes; we use the substances in fertilizers.
  12. 1792 Tuesday: Builders lay the cornerstone for the first government building in the United States, the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia.
  13. 1809 Monday: The first working railroad track in America begins today, a wooden track for horse-drawn wagon-cars, again in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  14. 1849 Tuesday: Benjamin Chambers patents the breech-loading cannon.  
  15. 1875 Saturday: The 17th President of the United States, Andrew Johnson, died in Elizabethton, Tennessee, at age 66. Johnson assumed office upon President Abraham Lincoln’s death and became president on April 15, 1865 and served until March 04, 1869.
  16. 1914 Friday: Germany’s Kaiser Wilhelm II threatens ‘war’ if the Russian army does not immediately begin mobilizing; the nation did this to protect German ally, Austro-Hungary in its attack on Russian ally, Serbia.
  17. 1917 Tuesday: On the Western Front, the Third Battle of Ypres gets underway. More than half-a-million British casualties would occur as General Haig continued sending his men into the German meatgrinder.
  18. 1919 Thursday: The republic’s National Assembly adopted Germany’s Weimar Constitution.
  19. 1922 Monday: In Minnesota, 18-year-old Ralph Samuelson rides the world’s first set of water skis. Meanwhile, a general strike protesting violence committed by Mussolini’s Fascist movement breaks out.  It would not last long.
  20. 1928 Tuesday: MGM’s Leo the Lion roared for the first time. MGM introduced him in their first talking picture, “White Shadows on the South Seas.”
  21. 1930 Thursday: The radio character, “The Shadow” made his debut as narrator of the “Detective Story Hour” on CBS Radio.
  22. 1932 Sunday: Enzo Ferrari retired from racing on this date. However, in 1950, he launched a series of cars under his name.
  23. 1933 Monday: The radio series “Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy,” made its debut on CBS radio station WBBM in Chicago, Illinois.
  24. 1936 Friday: Tokyo, Japan, wins the Summer Olympics for 1940; however, due to World War II and Japan’s part in it, the International Olympic Committee cancels their victories which angered a country that already felt slighted by Europeans following World War I- the Allies denied their Asian ally their share of the spoils other than the German colonies they acquired in China and in the Pacific.
  25. 1940 Wednesday: Reich Commissar Arthur Seyss-Inquart orders the elimination of all homosexuals. Meanwhile, Great Britain and her allies sink 38 U-Boats (196,000 tons) for the month of July.  The Brits are also winning in fighter aircraft production, outpacing their German counterparts.
  26. 1941 Thursday: German U-Boats sink 21 Allied ships this month for 96,000 tons. On the Eastern Front, all is going well for the Axis forces as Army Group North begins arriving on the outskirts of Leningrad.  From the south, German armored forces are rolling north while on the northern side, Finnish troops under the command of Field Marshall Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim plow forward.  The Finns have much for which to pay back the Russians following the Winter War of 1939.  The Soviets are unable to stop them.
  27. 1942 Friday: SS troops at Minsk, Belorussia, gas 1,000 Jews. Meanwhile, German U-Boats sink 96 Allied ships during the month for a total of 476,000 tons.
  28. 1944 Monday: The Red Army continues steamrolling the Baltic States in pursuit of the retreating German forces. They ‘liberate’ the capital of Lithuania, Kaunas, on this date.  The Lithuanian people don’t consider it much of a ‘liberation’ but a return to the harsh Soviet communism of the past.
  29. 1945 Tuesday: Pierre Laval, premier of the pro-Nazi Vichy government surrendered to U.S. authorities in Austria; he was turned over to France which later tried the man and then executed him. Elsewhere, the 74thS. Supreme Court Associate Justice Owen Josephus Roberts left the high court on this date.  A Republican, President Herbert Hoover nominated Roberts to fill Associate Justice Edward Sanford’s seat, another Republican.  He served from May 20, 1930 until today.
  30. 1948 Saturday: President Harry S. Truman helped dedicate New York International Airport (later John F. Kennedy International Airport) at Idlewild Field.
  31. 1953 Friday: Senator Robert A. Taft of Ohio, known as “Mr. Republican,” died in New York at age 63. Elsewhere, future cellist with the British rock band, Electric Light Orchestra[i] 1972-1979—Hugh McDowell—is born in Hampstead, London, England, on this date.
  32. 1954 Saturday: Pakistan’s K2 was conquered as two members of an Italian expedition, Achille Compagnoni and Lino Lacedelli, reached the summit.
  33. 1955 Sunday: At age 17, Marilyn Bell of Toronto became the youngest person to swim the English Channel. 
  34. 1957 Wednesday: The Distant Early Warning Line, a system of radar stations designed to detect Soviet bombers approaching North America, went into operation on this date.
  35. 1958 Thursday: Future drummer with the American rock band, R.E.M.[ii] 1980-1997, Bill Berry, is born in Duluth, Minnesota, on this date.
  36. 1959 Friday: The Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) came into being on this date. We know the group as an armed Basque nationalist and separatist organization.
  37. 1960 Sunday: Founder of the Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad, calls for a ‘black state.’[iii] (Note- wasn’t the nation of Liberia created to be the first ‘black state?’).  The sad thing is, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wanted the American people to be integrated, intermixed, and one harmonious people.  That was his dream so anything contrary to that dream is nothing more than bullshit and what’s even worse, six decades later America-haters would be trying to tear it all asunder.
  38. 1961 Monday: Israel welcomes its 1,000,000-immigrant arrival on this date. Elsewhere, the first tie in an All-Star Game major league baseball history took place when officials stopped the game in the 9th inning due to rain at Boston’s Fenway Park.  Meanwhile, IBM introduced its first Selectric typewriter on this date with its distinctive “typeball.”
  39. 1964 Friday: The American space probe Ranger 7 transmitted pictures of the moon’s surface.
  40. 1967 Monday: Imprisoned for drugs, Rolling Stones[iv] Mick Jagger, and Keith Richard exit prison at the end of their one-month sentences.
  41. 1970 Friday: After 14 years, “The Huntley-Brinkley Report” ended as Chet Huntley signed off for the final time; the producers at NBC renamed the show, “The NBC Nightly News.”
  42. 1971 Saturday: Apollo 15 crewmembers David Scott and James Irwin became the first astronauts to use a lunar rover on the surface of the moon.
  43. 1972 Monday: Democratic vice-presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton withdrew from the ticket with George McGovern following disclosures that Eagleton once had undergone psychiatric treatment.
  44. 1973 Tuesday: Delta Air Lines Flight 723, a DC-9, crashed while trying to land at Boston’s Logan International Airport, which killed all 89 people aboard.
  45. 1981 Friday: The seven-week baseball players’ strike ended when the players and owners agreed on the issue of free agent compensation.
  46. 1987 Friday: In a battle between Iranian pilgrims to Mecca against Saudi Arabian troops, 402 die in the melee prompting the Saudis to clamp down on the Iranian scum.
  47. 1989 Monday: A pro- Iranian group in Lebanon released a videotape reportedly showing the hanged body of American hostage William R. Higgins. Elsewhere, the Game Boy handheld video game device hit store shelves in the U.S.
  48. 1990 Tuesday: Bosnia-Herzegovina declares its independence from Yugoslavia.
  49. 1991 Wednesday: President George H.W. Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev singed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
  50. 1995 Monday: The Walt Disney Company agreed to acquire Capital Cities/ABC in a $19 billion deal.
  51. 1997 Thursday: The Oakland Athletics trade slugger Mark McGuire to the St. Louis Cardinals for a sizable sum.
  52. 1999 Saturday: The spacecraft Lunar Prospect crashed into the moon. Its mission was to detect frozen water on the moon’s surface.  NASA launched the craft on January 06, 1998.
  53. 2002 Wednesday: A bomb exploded inside a cafeteria at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, killing nine people, including five Americans.
  54. 2008 Thursday: Scientists reported the Phoenix spacecraft had confirmed the presence of frozen water in Martian soil.
  55. 2009 Friday: The space shuttle Endeavour and its seven astronauts returned to Earth, completing a long but successful construction job that boosted the size and power of the International Space Station.
  56. 2013 Wednesday: The super PAC, “Ready for Hillary,”[v] raises over $1,000,000 since its inception earlier in the year; most of the money comes from mega-donors for President Barack Obama.
  57. 2014 Thursday: President Obama authorizes the use of airstrikes against ISIS trash in Syria as well as in Iraq should they threaten any American military personnel as well as for cargo planes to deliver food to border areas between Syria, Iraq, and Turkey. Meanwhile, the death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa.
  58. 2015 Friday: After killing the beloved lion, Cecil, the Zimbabwean authorities demand that the United States extradite American dentist, Walter James Palmer.  Zimbabwe says the dentist lured the lion from a game preserve so he could shoot it on a safari. 
  59. 2016 Sunday: Yuriko Koike becomes the first woman elected by the citizens of Tokyo to be its mayor.
  60. 2017 Monday: After less than two weeks, foul-mouth Anthony Scaramucci, aka the Mooch- is forced out of his position as communications director for Donald Trump’s White House.
  61. 2018 Tuesday: The 104thS. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, nominated by President Ronald Reagan to replace 99th U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr., finished his final day on the court and went into retirement. He took his seat on the nation’s high court on February 18-1988 and left little more than 30 years later. Long beloved by liberal Americans as the crucial swing vote on numerous cases, they shed tears as he left the court, fearing it would become much more conservative.  Little did they know they would not have to worry about that.[vi] Meanwhile, Facebook announces a major moment of virtue-signaling as it announces it ‘removed Russian-linked accounts that are attempting to interfere in the November 2018 Elections.’[vii] 
  62. 2019 Wednesday: U.S. officials announce a major coup with the news of an airstrike in Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza bin Laden, and a potential successor. Good, keep on killing these worthless jihadist scumbags.  Meanwhile, after more than 700,000 people sing a petition demanding the Russian government do something about the out-of-control wildfires destroying Siberia (7.4 million acres burned), Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops to aid the locals in fighting the conflagration devouring his country.  ‘Bout time you did something besides interfering in U.S. elections there, Vlad.  
  63. 2020 Friday: Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues causing problems for the citizens of California as on Friday, he pardoned five people who had already served time and commuted the sentences of another 21 state prison inmates including more than a dozen convicted of murder some of whose victims included young children and pregnant women. He did this, or so he says, because of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  What a worthless POS.    One of these scumbags released was a 64-year-old murderer Richard Flowers who, at age 38, murdered an elderly Tulare, California, woman in her home and stole her jewelry.  He received a sentence of life without parole and when a potential parole hearing came up under the previous Governor Jerry Brown, Brown would not free him. (For more information on these felons, please see <https://www.politico.com/states/california/story/2020/03/27/newsom-grants-clemency-to-26-including-man-who-stabbed-elderly-woman-to-death-1269447&gt;).
  64. 2020 Friday A: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 17,321,394 confirmed cases, UP by 212,059 cases, 673,822 confirmed deaths, UP by 50,021 deaths, and 10,155,026 confirmed recoveries, UP by 154,288 recoveries. Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,625,180 confirmed cases, UP by 62,570 new cases, 155,246 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,201 new deaths, and 2,262,974 confirmed recoveries, UP by 38,679 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).
  65. 2020 Friday B: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 493,588 confirmed cases, UP 8,086 cases, 9,005 confirmed deaths, UP by 96, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,989 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,226 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 55,803 confirmed cases, 1,564 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  66. 2020 Friday C: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,428.32, UP 114.67 points (+0.44%). Next, the NASDAQ: 10,745.27, UP 157.46 points (+1.49%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,271.12, UP 24.90 points (+0.77%).  The price of GOLD is $1,973.30 per troy oz., +10.50 (+0.53%) while the price of SILVER is $24.63 per troy ounce, +0.414 (+1.71%).  The price of PLATINUM is $919.70 per troy oz, +0.80 (+0.09) while the price of COPPER is $2.86 per pound, -0.0085 (-0.30%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.43 per barrel, +0.16 (+0.40%).  Currently, one dollar U.S. = 6.97 yuan.  Meanwhile, the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped from 13.3-percent in June to 11.1-percent in July.
  67. 2020 Friday D: Rasmussen polling has President Donald J. Trump’s approval rate for job performance at 50-percent. Meanwhile, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, age 87, left the hospital today following a revisal of a bile duct stint.  God bless you, madam, please get well soon.  Finally, speculation alights on Sen. Kamala Harris, D-CA, as the potential VP pick of Joe Biden.  In order for Ms. Harris to get her senatorial gig, she had an affair with former Assembly Speaker Willie Brown so if she gets the VP nod, with whom did she trade (allegedly) trade favors to get the number two spot on the ballot?
  68. 2021 Saturday: Friends, here we are, a Saturday.  As a loyal Democrat, I am troubled by much of what is going on…my party once fought back against tyranny now we ARE tyranny.  NO more lockdowns, NO more COVID-19 lies, hydroxychloroquine does indeed work, and anyone who claims that it doesn’t or that never-ending lockdowns work needs to have their heads examined…by a Chi-Com shrink.

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This artwork is #0543 a 48” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Moon Magic.”  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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“You and Me in the Jungle” is indeed a Wild Turkey album, one that came out on February 12, 2007.  A band with a fabled history, the Turk can rock with the best of them and boy do they.  As always, the band delivers powerhouse performances going all the way back to the 1970s which is why we encourage everyone to seek this album out, give it a good listen, and then add it to their growing library of rock and roll music.  We believe you will be glad you did.  Thank you.

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[i] We plan on promoting the music of the Move, Electric Light Orchestra, Wizzard, Roy Wood, and Jeff Lynne after we wrap up Supertramp.  Stay with us.

[ii] We definitely look forward to doing the music of R.E.M. at some point in the next five years.

[iii] Let’s give him Puerto Rico. 

[iv] 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.

[v] Hillary was raising money for a long, long time.  Too bad she wasn’t a better candidate and too bad Barack Hussein Obama didn’t do a better job of helping her.

[vi] Both of President Donald J. Trump’s two court picks Neil Gorsuch (#113) and Brett Kavanaugh (#114) have voted against the president who nominated them more often than they have not- just like Associate Justice Kennedy!  What is it about Republican picks?

[vii] Regarding the Russians and election interference, what the f**k else is new?  They have been doing this sort of crap since Josef Stalin was running the country.

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138. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2021:

U.S. Senator Tom Udall: Apollo 10, the Flamin’ Groovies featuring George Alexander, the Guess Who featuring Bill Wallace, and YES featuring Rick Wakeman:

  1. 1096 Monday: On their way to do battle in the Holy Land, Crusaders massacre the Jews of the city of Worms.
  2. 1268 Friday: The Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Battle of Antioch.
  3. 1291 Friday: The Sultan of Egypt and his son take the last Christian stronghold of Acre along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.  It is important to note that the Crusaders were defending their Christian brethren in the Middle East- where Christianity began- from the rampaging Muslim scourge that was sweeping across the region like a red crescent.  The Muslims claim the Crusaders were the ‘invaders’ when in fact, the Muslims were the ones intent on conquest and as we have seen spread both east and west like a lethal virus, conquering everything that fell into their hands.
  4. 1642 Sunday: French colonists founded the Canadian city of Montreal on this date.
  5. 1652 Saturday: Rhode Island becomes the first colony to make slavery illegal.
  6. 1765 Saturday: A fire on this date in history destroyed about one-fourth of the Canadian city of Montreal.
  7. 1798 Friday: The United States appointed its first secretary of the Navy on this date—Benjamin Stoddert.
  8. 1803 Wednesday: England declares war on Napoleon Bonaparte’s France after he continues meddling in neighboring Italy and Switzerland.
  9. 1804 Friday: The people of France declare Napoleon Bonaparte “Emperor.”
  10. 1860 Friday: The Republican Party nominates Abraham Lincoln of Illinois as its presidential candidate.
  11. 1863 Monday: The Siege of Vicksburg began during the Civil War ending July 04, which will end with a Union victory.
  12. 1896 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Plessey v. Ferguson, endorsed the “separate but equal” racial segregation; a concept renounced 58 years later in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.
  13. 1900 Friday: Great Britain makes the island of Tonga a British protectorate.
  14. 1904 Wednesday: A Muslim criminal, Mulai Ahmed er Raisuli, the leader of a band of anti-government extremists, kidnaps an American citizen.  This event would later be portrayed in the movie, “The Wind and the Lion,” (United Artists 1975) starring Sean Connery as the loveable erstwhile jihadist and Candice Bergen as the kidnapped American.
  15. 1910 Wednesday: Hailey’s Comet passed by the earth, brushing it with its tail as it did so on this date.
  16. 1917 Friday:  Congress passed the Selective Service Act, which called up young men to fight in World War I on this date.
  17. 1918 Saturday: At Oakdale, Pennsylvania, an explosion at a TNT factory kills 200 and injures many more.
  18. 1920 Tuesday: In Wadowice, Poland, future Pope John Paul II was born Karol Wojtyla.
  19. 1926 Tuesday: Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson vanished while visiting a beach in Venice, California; however, she reappeared more than a month later, saying she had escaped after suffering kidnap and being held for ransom.
  20. 1933 Thursday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed a measure creating the Tennessee Valley Authority.  The U.S. Congress passes the “Lindbergh Act,” which makes kidnapping a capital crime.
  21. 1934 Friday: Congress approved an act, known as the “Lindbergh Act,” that called for the death penalty in interstate kidnapping cases.
  22. 1940 Saturday:  German troops continue their occupation of the city of Brussels, Belgium.  In Holland, Artur Seyss-Inquart becomes Reich Commissioner for the country meaning has full authority to rape the country of all its treasures.  Meanwhile, German units in France are overrunning their supply lines and orders are coming down that they must slow the advance lest they put themselves into a dangerous situation and become prey to Allied counterattacks.
  23. 1941 Sunday: Luftwaffe bombers continue their ongoing assault on the island of Crete.  Airborne and seaborne Axis troops will soon be landing so the goal is to either pulverize the remaining RAF assets or to drive them off the island.  Elsewhere, fighting continues in Iraq as British forces continuing battling pro-Nazi Arabs.
  24. 1942 Monday: New York ended night baseball games for the duration of World War II on this date.   Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the Second Battle of Kharkov continues as the great pincers movement led by German Field Marshal Ewald von Kleist and General Friedrich von Paulus begins to close around large numbers of Soviet troops in yet another annihilation of enemy forces.  The Red Army is trying to evacuate as many troops as possible out of the trap before it’s too late.
  25. 1943 Tuesday: Anti-partisan activities against Tito’s communist guerillas continue as the German and allies Yugoslav troops continue roaming the mountains to destroy as many of the pesky thugs as they can.
  26. 1944 Thursday: During World War II, Allied forces finally occupied Monte Cassino in Italy after a four-month struggle with Axis troops.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union begins expelling the Tatars from Crimea, accusing them of collaborating with the Nazi occupiers. 
  27. 1945 Friday: Second Fuhrer Admiral Karl Doenitz issues an order to the Wehrmacht expressing his outrage and horror about the revelations of the concentration and death camps.  As the war in Europe draws to a close, the grand admiral seeks to protect his Heer comrades, the German regular army and not Heinrich Himmler’s SS.
  28. 1946 Saturday: Future bassist with the San Francisco rock band, the Flamin’ Groovies[i]—George Alexander—is born on this date.
  29. 1948 Tuesday: During the war of Israel’s independence, the Saudi Arabians join the fight by invading Israel.  The Arab Legion captures the fort atop Mt. Scopus.  Meanwhile, in Tucson, Arizona, future New Mexico Senator Tom Udall, a Democrat, is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2009.
  30. 1949 Wednesday: Future famed keyboardist with the British band, Yes[ii]–Rick Wakeman—was born in London, England.  Elsewhere, future bassist with the Canadian rock band, the Guess Who[iii]—Bill Wallace—is born in Canada on this date.    
  31. 1953 Monday: Jacqueline Cochran became the first woman to break the sound barrier as she piloted a Canadair F-86 Sabre jet over Rogers Dry Lake, California.
  32. 1967 Thursday: Tennessee Governor Buford Ellington signed a measure repealing the law against teaching evolution that the state government used to prosecute John T. Scopes in 1925.  
  33. 1969 Sunday: Astronauts Eugene A. Cernan, Thomas F. Stafford, and John W. Young blasted off aboard Apollo 10 on a mission to orbit the moon.
  34. 1973 Friday: Harvard University law professor Archibald Cox receives the appointment to be the Watergate special prosecutor by U.S. Attorney General Elliot Richardson.
  35. 1974 Saturday: India conducted its first nuclear test explosion.
  36. 1978 Thursday: Italy legalizes abortion.
  37. 1980 Sunday: The Mount St. Helens volcano in Washington State exploded, leaving 57 dead, or missing.
  38. 1981 Monday: The New York Native- a LGBTQIA+ newspaper- carried a story concerning rumors of “an exotic new disease” among homosexuals; it was the first published report about what the world would come to know as AIDS.
  39. 1991 Saturday: Helen Sharman became the first Briton to rocket into space as she flew aboard a Soviet Soyuz spacecraft with two cosmonauts on an eight-day mission to the Mir Space Station.
  40. 1993 Tuesday: At the end of Round 6 in a 10-round bout, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes improves his pro record to 58-4 by beating Paul Poirier via RTD- the boxer refused to answer the bell for the 7th round.
  41. 1994 Wednesday: Israeli troops completed their withdrawal from the Gaza Strip as Palestinian authorities took control.
  42. 2002 Saturday: Heavyweight boxer Tim Witherspoon improves his professional record to 55-11-1 by beating Syrian heavyweight boxer Ahmed Abdin by unanimous decision in a 10-round bout.
  43. 2003 Sunday: A Hamas suicide attacker disguised as an observant Jew killed seven Israeli bus passengers.  Elsewhere, Pope John Paul II celebrated his 83rd birthday with an open-air Mass and requests for prayers so he could continue his papacy.  Finally, “Les Miserables” closed on Broadway after more than 16 years and 6,680 performances.  
  44. 2004 Tuesday: Former New York City fire commissioner Thomas Von Essen and former police chief Bernard Kerik, lionized after the 9/11 attack, came under harsh criticism from some members of the September 11 commission who said there had been an initial lack of cooperation between their departments.  Elsewhere in the world, stunning supporters, Sonia Gandhi announced she would “humbly decline” to be the next prime minister of India.  In the U.S., Randy Johnson, at age 40, became the oldest pitcher in major league history to throw a perfect game; the lefty retired all 27 batters to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Atlanta Braves 2-0. 
  45. 2008 Sunday: In the 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, and Carrie Underwood win BIG.  
  46. 2009 Monday: President Barack Obama urged Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu during a White House meeting to stop Jewish settlements and grasp a “historic opportunity” to make peace with the Palestinians.  Meanwhile, spacewalking astronauts finished repairs to the Hubble Space Telescope.
  47. 2011 Wednesday: The United States made noise about punishing the government of Bashar al-Assad of Syria for ‘crimes’ committed against innocent people during the outbreak of the Syrian Civil War/Uprising/Insurgency.
  48. 2012 Friday: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, German opera singer and baritone, dies at the age of 86.  Elsewhere, President Barack Hussein Obama hosts the Group of Eight at Camp David with Eurozone problems such as the meltdown in Greece on the agenda.
  49. 2013 Saturday: Rome witnesses 100,000 people in the streets protesting the austerity measures the government intends to implement; the people demand jobs.  Elsewhere, the North Koreans are feisty today and launch three missiles off their east coast into the Sea of Japan.
  50. 2014 Sunday: In Switzerland, the voters reject a ballot measure raising the minimum wage to $25 an hour American; had the measure passed, the rate would have been the highest in Europe.  Elsewhere- in the United States- AT&T agreed to purchase satellite TV provider DirecTV for $48.5 billion, or $95 per share; the deal was completed in 2015.  Meanwhile, Palm Desert, California, Cinematographer Gordon Willis (“The Godfather,” “Annie Hall,” and “All the President’s Men”) died on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, at age 82.
  51. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, President Barack Obama bans the use of certain military equipment by police in the wake of recent deaths of unarmed black men by police officers; the president means the move to help communities see police as protectors rather than as an “occupied force.”
  52. 2016 Wednesday: Iraqi security forces commence operations to take out the ISIS scum making a mess out of Baghdad.  In the ensuing battles, the Iraqis lose nine soldiers killed and another nine wounded.  In the United States, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook meets with prominent conservatives over allegations that his platform is unfriendly to conservatives and conservative speech.  This kind of crap becomes almost an annual thing what with social media blacklisting conservatives while claiming they don’t.  (Note- the time is now to break up social media).   
  53. 2017 Thursday: Chris Cornell, rhythm guitarist/lead vocalist with two Grunge Era bands, Soundgarden[iv] and Audioslave, committed suicide by hanging in his Detroit hotel room on this date.  Cornell was 52 years old.  Elsewhere, an incident occurs in the West Bank town of Hawera as a mob of Palestinian thugs attack a car being driven by an Israeli with rocks and other projectiles.  They try to drag the guy out of his car so they can lynch him; however, he draws his firearm and shoots one of the punks dead; the rest flee.
  54. 2018 Friday: A 17-year-old punk armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston-area high school, killing eight students and two teachers.  A state court charged him, Dimitrios Pagourtzis with capital murder; his attorney says he is facing 11 federal charges.  Meanwhile, in the wake of child sex scandals, all of Chile’s 34 Catholic bishops offer their resignations to Pope Francis.  Finally, a Global Air Mexico flight crashes near Havana’s airport, killing 110 people with just three survivors.
  55. 2019 Saturday: In an electoral surprise Downunder, Scott Morrison’s coalition government wins big in the Australian election.   Elsewhere, loser Congressman Justin Amash, RINO-MI 3rd congressional district, becomes the first ‘Republican’ to announce he is in favor of impeaching President Donald J. Trump. 
  56. 2020 Monday: President Donald J. Trump ‘shocks’ his enemies, uh, the Fake News Media, when he informs them he has been taking hydroxychloroquine along with zinc- and possibly another medication- as a prophylactic against communist China’s ‘gift to the world’ COVID-19.  Shortly afterwards, Fox News Channel host, Neil Cavuto goes berserk on his program, yelling, “IT CAN KILL YOU!” He then tries to coerce open-minded guests into condemning Trump, too, but they won’t which says much about them.  Here are our stats for the day regarding the Wuhan Virus: Global Cases: 4,801,282 number of confirmed cases, 318,464 number of confirmed deaths, but 1,786,829 number of confirmed recoveries which is excellent.   In the United States, we have 1,537,830 number of confirmed cases, 90,964 number of confirmed deaths, but 288,842 number of confirmed recoveries. 
  57. 2020 Monday A: In the three states in which the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, the NEW AICPENDBLOG.COM, has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the stats, California first: 78.839 number of confirmed cases, 3,261 number of confirmed deaths, but NO number of confirmed recoveries thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom playing politics- the slime.  Next, Hawaii has 640 number of confirmed cases, 17 number of confirmed deaths, but 573 number of confirmed recoveries which is amazing- thank you, Gov. Ige.  Finally, in Washington state, we have 18,611 number of confirmed cases, 1,002 number of confirmed deaths, but 0 number of confirmed recoveries.  Some states are not even providing the world with daily updates which is incorrect, too.  This seems to be the way things are going to be.  Communist China lies, Blue State governors and mayors lie, which should inform everyone of sound mind and healthy body that the Wuhan Flu is being used for POLITICAL PURPOSES.  Remain alert, especially for legitimate figures out of Beijing because what they report is simply not the truth.
  58. 2021 Tuesday:  You know the drill…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0469 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “My Arizona.”  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!

Beverly Carrick: The World’s Greatest Artist (1927-2012)

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Badfinger released its next album, a comprehensive ‘best of’ compilation on December 15, 2000: “The Very Best of Badfinger.”  This album features 19 important cuts so if you have yet to get in on the ground floor with this seminal power pop band, this is a great way in which you can do it.  We hope that everyone will rush out, give it a good listen, and then add it to your listening rotation, your song-lists, as you definitely will want to enjoy this album for weeks, even years to come.  Check it out…now.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] We shared the music of the Flamin’ Groovies beginning on Thursday, 25-November-2010 through Sunday, 02-January-2011.  We hope you will check them out and enjoy.

[ii] We are unclear as to when we will begin promoting the music of the legendary British rock band, YES, but when we do, you will be the first to know.  This offering will go as long as- if not longer- than the Beatles and their individual members.   Please stay tuned.

[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] When we promote the music of Nirvana, we will do the music of Soundgarden, Stone Temple Pilots, Pearl Jam, Audioslave, and others of the genre and of the time.  Please remain alert for when we do.

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