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

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

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

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

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

  1. 357 Sunday: Emperor Constantius II visits Rome.
  2. 1164 Tuesday: The 170.2nd Roman Catholic Antipope Paschal III began his reign on this date.  Elected in opposition to Pope Alexander III and following his predecessor, Antipope Victor IV, Paschal III would guide his flock until September 22, 1168.
  3. 1635 Saturday: State leaders accuse Virginia Governor John Harvey of treason and remove him from office.
  4. 1655 Wednesday: English Admiral Blake and his fleet destroy a Tunisian pirate fleet.
  5. 1686 Sunday: The first volume of Isaac Newton’s “Principia Mathematic” undergoes publication.
  6. 1758 Friday: The fifth president of the United States, James Monroe, was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia.  He also served as the eighth U.S. secretary of war.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from September 27, 1814, to March 02, 1815, and then became president. 
  7. 1770 Saturday: Captain James Cook, aboard the Endeavour, lands at Botany Bay, Australia.
  8. 1788 Monday: Maryland became the seventh state to ratify the Constitution of the United States.
  9. 1789 Tuesday: Rebelling crewmembers led by Fletcher Christian aboard the British ship, HMS Bounty, set Captain William Bligh and 18 loyal sailors adrift in a launch in the South Pacific.  Bligh and most of his made it to Timor in 47 days thanks to the captain’s seamanship.
  10. 1817 Monday: The United States and Britain signed the Rush-Bagot Treaty, which limited the number of the naval vessels allowed in the Great Lakes.
  11. 1818 Tuesday: President James Monroe proclaimed naval disarmament on the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain.
  12. 1896 Tuesday: The Addressograph underwent patenting by J.S. Duncan.
  13. 1898 Thursday: The 36th U.S. Secretary of State William R. King assumed his position on today’s date.  A Republican, he served under served under President William McKinley from today until September 16, 1898, before moving up to the federal courts.
  14. 1910 Thursday: Claude Grahame-White performed the first night flight in England on this date.
  15. 1914 Tuesday: W.H. Carrier patented the design of his air conditioner.
  16. 1915 Wednesday: The Allies finally bring a halt to German advances during the Second Battle of Ypres.   On the Eastern Front, a combined German-Austro-Hungarian army begins pushing the Russians back in western Poland.  Like a mail fist, the Germans pummel the Russians who had been making headway into Central Europe but were unprepared for what the Central Powers threw against them.
  17. 1916 Friday: In Lithuania, the Germans are able to make headway around Lake Naroch where the Russians had been launching one assault after another until bleeding themselves dry.  The Russians were once again trying to aid their Western Allies who were always begging them to sacrifice on their behalf so the French and British might be able to mount a successful offensive and push the Germans back.  Once again, it failed.
  18. 1918 Sunday: Gavrilo Princip, the assassin of Austro-Hungary’s Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophie, died in prison due to tuberculosis.   Meanwhile, British forces in the Mesopotamian Theater are able to push the Ottomans back to the Tigris River.  Everyone can sense the war is in its final stages; the question is, when will it end?  It would rage until November.
  19. 1919 Monday: The League of Nations undergoes founding on this date.
  20. 1930 Monday: The first organized baseball night game occurs at Independence, Kansas.  Elsewhere, in Houston, Texas, the 61st U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III died.  He began political life as a Democrat and then became a Republican. He served under President George H.W. Bush from January 25, 1989, to August 23, 1992.  Prior to this, Baker served his nation as its 67th U.S. Treasury Secretary.  In this capacity, he served under President Ronald Reagan from February 04, 1985, to August 17, 1988.
  21. 1932 Thursday: Scientists announced the creation of the yellow fever vaccine on this date.
  22. 1937 Wednesday: Future Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was born in the village of al-Oja near the desert town of Tikrit.  Elsewhere, the first commercial air flight across the Pacific Ocean occurs on this date.  Elsewhere, the first animated-cartoon electric sign went on display on a building on Broadway in New York City.  Douglas Leight was the creator of this innovation.
  23. 1939 Friday: German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler claims that the non-aggression pact between Poland and Germany is still in effect.
  24. 1940 Sunday: Rudolf Hess becomes camp commandant at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp.  Elsewhere, Glenn Miller records “Pennsylvania 6-5000” on this date.
  25. 1941 Monday: All remaining British troops in Greece surrender to the Axis troops.  The ones that could be evacuated were taken to North Africa via Crete and Malta.  With this victory, the Germans can return their gaze to the Soviet Union, originally scheduled for early-to-mid-May 1941 but now set back to June 1941. 
  26. 1943 Wednesday: In the North African Theater, combined German-Italian troops of the Afrika Korps launch a major counterattack to dislodge Allied gains.  As long as they can keep Allied forces tied up in this theater, it prevents them from being sent elsewhere. 
  27. 1944 Friday: In Washington, D.C., U.S. Navy Secretary Frank Knox dies.  Appointed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on July 11, 1940, Secretary Knox suffered a series of heart attacks that took his life today at age 70.  James Forrestal would take his place.
  28. 1945 Saturday: In Giulino, Azzano, Italy, Italian partisans executed Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and his mistress, Clara Petacci, as they attempted to flee the country aboard a German convoy.  Elsewhere, Eddie Jobson—future violinist with Roxy Music[i]—is born in Billingham, England, on this date.  
  29. 1946 Sunday: The Allies indicted Japanese war criminal Hideki Tojo with 55 counts of war crimes on this date.  He would eventually go to the gallows.
  30. 1947 Monday: Thor Heyerdahl and his balsa wood craft Kon-Tiki set sail from Peru to Polynesia. He did this to prove that Peruvian Indians could have settled in Polynesia.  The trip began in Peru and took 101 days to complete the crossing of the Pacific Ocean.
  31. 1950 Friday: Future comedian, Jay Leno, is born in New Rochelle, New York.
  32. 1951 Saturday: The Majlis, the parliament of Iran, elects Mohammad Mosaddegh prime minister of the country. 
  33. 1952 Monday: War with Japan officially ended as a treaty signed in San Francisco the previous year took effect.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, General Dwight D. Eisenhower resigned as U.S. Supreme Commander in Europe; General Matthew B. Ridgeway replaced him.  Elsewhere, Chuck Leavell—future pianist with the Allman Brothers Band[ii] and with the Rolling Stones[iii] since the 1990s—is born in Birmingham, Alabama, on this date.
  34. 1954 Wednesday: French Union troops are in good spirits that Operation Condor- the effort to open a tunnel through which the remaining defenders at Dien Bien Phu can make a breakout should all go bad in and around the base- is making satisfactory progress.  French Foreign Legionnaires and Laotian troops are fighting through one communist position after another but still, it will require another two weeks at least to be able to link up with the garrison.  Still, supplies and reinforcements are having a challenging time getting in due to the weather conditions and the iron ring of AA batteries surrounding French positions.  However, Legion paratroopers are crawling out into No-Man’s Land from Liliane 3 engaging communists in their trenches in hand-to-hand and grenades combat.  Every communist killed is a victory for freedom.[iv]
  35. 1956 Saturday: The last French troops leave Vietnam.  Had they received more troops from France and from Algeria and Morocco, they might have been able to scrub out the communists and to keep French Indochina a bastion of freedom; however, their government let them down and allowed the communist scum to take control of the country.  Meanwhile, future vocalist with the Australian rock band, INXS[v], from 1998-present—Jimmy Barnes—is born in Glasgow, Scotland, on this date.
  36. 1958 Monday: The United States conducted the first of 35 nuclear test explosions in the Pacific Proving Ground as part of Operation Hardtack I.
  37. 1960 Thursday: Future 112th Associate Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan is born in Manhattan, NY, on this date.  She would be the second pick nominated by President Barack Obama to sit on the Supreme Court of the United States, filling the seat of outgoing Associate Justice John Paul Stevens.  Kagan is a member of no political party.  She took her seat on the high court on August 07, 2010.  
  38. 1962 Saturday: In the Sahara Desert of Algeria, a team led by Red Adair used explosives to put out the well fire known as the Devil’s Cigarette Lighter.  A pipe rupture caused the fire on November 06, 1961.
  39. 1963 Sunday: At Broadway’s Tony awards, “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” was named best play while, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” won best musical.
  40. 1965 Wednesday: U.S. Marines invade the Dominican Republic to put down uprisings and remain there until October 1966.
  41. 1967 Friday: Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali refused to undergo induction into the U.S. Army, the same day General William C. Westmoreland told Congress the U.S. “would prevail in Vietnam.”
  42. 1969 Monday: English progressive rock band King Crimson[vi] with Robert Fripp, Ian McDonald, and Greg Lake debut.  Elsewhere, Charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France.
  43. 1980 Monday: President Jimmy Carter accepted the resignation of the 57th U.S. Secretary of State Cyrus Vance who had opposed the failed rescue mission aimed at freeing American hostages in Iran.  Edmund Muskie would succeed him on May 08, 1980, after being confirmed in the U.S. Senate.   A Democrat, Vance served in this position from served from January 20, 1977, until today.
  44. 1981 Tuesday: In Portugal, bassist with the British rock band, T-Rex[vii], Steve Currie, lost his life in a car crash on this date.
  45. 1985 Sunday: The largest sandcastle in the world underwent completion near St. Petersburg, Florida, on this date.  The structure was four stories tall.
  46. 1988 Thursday: A flight attendant died, and more than 60 people injured when part of the roof of an Aloha Airlines Boeing 737 tore off during a flight from Hilo to Honolulu.
  47. 1989 Friday: Iranian frothing-at-the-mouth Shiite zealots go crazy over Salman Rushdie’s novel, “Satanic Verses,” calling it ‘blasphemy’ and demanding the death of the author around the world—FUCK Islamist lunatics!   This is why God gave us the neutron bomb: to use on jihadist scumbags such as the Iranian mullahs and their hierarchy of religious crackpots.
  48. 1990 Saturday: The musical “A Chorus Line” closed after 6,137 performances on Broadway.
  49. 1992 Tuesday: The U.S. Agriculture Department unveiled a pyramid-shaped recommended-diet chart on this date.
  50. 1993 Wednesday: The first “Take Our Daughters to Work Day” promoted by the New York-based Ms. Foundation, was held to boost the self-esteem of girls by having them visit a parent’s place of work.  Later, the event expanded to include sons, as well.  
  51. 1994 Thursday: Aldrich Ames, former CIA officer and wife Rosario plead guilty to spying.
  52. 1996 Sunday: Martin Bryant shoots and kills 35 in Port Arthur, Tasmania— the United States is NOT the only one to suffer mass shootings.
  53. 2003 Wednesday: U.S. forces open fire on a group of Iraqi protesters in Fallujah, Iraq, after they began throwing things and making threats.  This would be the focal point for the buildup to what would become known as the Battle of Fallujah in 2004, a make-or-break effort in the unnecessary invasion launched by the George W. Bush administration.  (Note- we think this is a prime example of the Deep State influencing a president into a war and then when it goes wrong, they abandon them to their fate). 
  54. 2004 Thursday: In Fallujah, Iraq, violent jihadists begin assaulting U.S. forces.  This leads to amplified intensity on both sides as the American troops call in fire missions and air support such as C-130 gunships which come in station on scene and begin riddling the jihadis with gatling guns and rockets.  A recent poll released by CNN says that a majority of Iraqis see the Americans as OCCUPIERS while a small minority sees them as liberators.  What a flipping mess. 
  55. 2005 Friday: Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez visits Havana, Cuba, so the two communist nations can foster better relations. 
  56. 2006 Saturday: The Electronic Frontier Foundation has brought a lawsuit against the George W. Bush administration alleging that the Bush administration and allies such as AT&T and the NSA maintain secret computer rooms where the Bush administration conducts surveillance on not only foreign terror suspects but on the American people.  The Bush administration then demonstrates that what the EFF alleges to be true is true by trying to use the State Secrets Privilege to block the lawsuit against AT&T and the NSA.  President Bush- why not flipping just say that YOU are spying on the American people?  WTF?  (Never really liked the Bushes but this is bad, really bad).
  57. 2007 Sunday: The so-called ‘religion of peace’ is busy today.  In Iraq, a mosque in Karbala suffers a suicide bombing that blows 55 worshippers up and, on their way, to meet with Allah far sooner than any of them may have planned.  Meanwhile, farther east in Pakistan, a suicide bombing there blows another 22 people to meet with Allah while also wounding several government officials and loads of other people going about their daily lives. 
  58. 2008 Tuesday: The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services announces that of the 53 girls they rescued from the breakaway Mormon church at the YFZ Ranch, at least 31 of the girls between ages 14 and 17 are pregnant.   Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court upholds an Indiana law requiring voter ID during elections.
  59. 2009 Wednesday: RINO Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania decides to leap aboard the Obama train hoping to ride to future success on the coattails of the Bamster.  He switches from being a ‘Republican’ to being a Democrat.  Woo-ooo, good for you, loser.  A year later, the self-serving maggot would lose his seat to Pat Toomey.  No one likes rats, Senator Specter, no one.
  60. 2010 Thursday: A Palestinian mob approaches the Gaza-Israeli border and the are heaving chunks of concrete, rocks, and setting things on fire.  The Israeli Defense Forces eventually are forced to defend themselves and a young Palestinian man lies dead while the rest of them scramble off like the rats they are.  Gaza, do something to help your people instead of maintaining them in generational poverty and misery.  It’s not Israel’s fault.
  61. 2011 Friday: Thanks to the Obama Administration’s horrible handling of the U.S. economy and for pushing Obamacare, Panasonic Corporation reportedly plans to announce it will cut 40,000 jobs.  Meanwhile, troublemaker former one-term U.S. President Jimmy Carter shares his views on North Korea with the world.  He just returned from visiting the godforsaken country and says that the ‘U.S. and South Korea must stop starving the North Korean people, that it’s a violation of human rights’ and a whole bunch of other crap.  Jimmy: STFU.
  62. 2012 Sunday: The government of Bashar al-Assad accuses UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon of ‘encouraging attacks on the government.’  Elsewhere, as Chi-Coms scour Beijing searching for blind dissident Chen Guangcheng who fled house arrest and into the streets, rumors are flying that he somehow made his way to the U.S. Embassy where he sought refuge.  Not good for U.S.-Chi-Com relations but it is what it is.
  63. 2013 Monday: During the new swearing in ceremony of Enrico Letta, an Italian man shoots and wounds two police officers outside Palazzo Chigi.  Elsewhere, original bassist with the Steve Miller Band[viii]—Lonnie Turner—died on this date in Lebanon, Oregon, at age 66.
  64. 2014 Tuesday: The United States and its European allies hit more than two dozen Russian government officials, executives, and companies with new sanctions as punishment for their country’s actions in the Ukraine.  Meanwhile, two dozen tornadoes ripped through Mississippi, killing 14 people.
  65. 2015 Wednesday: In Terrebonne, Oregon, Jack Ely of the Kingsmen- “Louie-Louie” fame- died from an unknown illness at age 71.
  66. 2016 Friday: Former Republican U.S. Senator Conrad Burns, Montana 1989-2007, dies at age 81.
  67. 2018 Saturday: The government of India announces that every village in the nation is now supplied with electricity, a major milestone.   Elsewhere, the trials of eight people alleged to be members of ISIS begins.  These scumbags have been accused of launching car bombings and shootings in Tehran and if convicted will be dangling at the end of construction cranes. 
  68. 2019 Sunday: Disney’s Marvel movie, “Avengers: Endgame,” becomes the first film to generate more than a billion dollars on its release- in this case, $1.2 billion.  Wow.  Meanwhile, in HBO’s “Game of Thrones” “The Long Night” episode surpasses “The Lord of the Rings” Battle of Helms Deep (44 minutes) for the longest battle scene in movie history with a gory battle almost 88 minutes in length.  It’s a great one to be sure.  Look for it.   Elsewhere, in West Chester Township, Ohio, police stumble upon four family members shot to death in an apartment.  They are searching for the killer.  
  69. 2020 Tuesday: News continues to break about “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s sexual assault of then-U.S. Senate staffer Tara Reade in 1993.  Meanwhile, Hillary Rodham Clinton- mum about those assault allegations- endorses former Vice President Biden for president on this day.  On the COVID-19 front, confirmed cases around the world now sit at 3,083,467 what with confirmed deaths at 213,824 but 915,988 confirmed recoveries.   In the United States, confirmed cases rests at 1,033,721, confirmed deaths at 58,947, but number of confirmed recoveries sits at 117,690, which is great.  Various states are reopening in bits and pieces and the outlook of Americans is that things are going to get better, and they are ready to return to work now.  Meanwhile, calls continue going out as to why famed ‘anti-fascist group,’ ANTIFA, is not in Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York, and other states with left-wing despotic governors doing battle with these would-be dictators. 
  70. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 149,036,962 confirmed cases, +1,092,267, 3,141,143  confirmed deaths, +39,173, and 127,736,203 confirmed recoveries, +73,711,824.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,983,695 confirmed cases, UP 608,093 from yesterday’s reporting, 588,337 confirmed deaths, UP 9,175,[ix] and 25,584,727 confirmed recoveries, UP 24,064.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[x] 
  71. 2021 Wednesday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 273,886 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  72. 2021 Wednesday 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: 3,736,197 confirmed cases, 61,480 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,222,546 confirmed cases, 35,030 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,397 confirmed cases, 478 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 400,386 confirmed cases, 5,510 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Montana, a state with a superb governor: they have 108,402 confirmed cases, 1,556 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[xi]   The White House is slamming Joe Rogan for being so brash as to urge healthy young people NOT to get the Chi-Vi vaccine.  We concur.  We aren’t getting this s**t.  Meanwhile, Pfizer’s antiviral COVID-19 pill could be out at the end of 2021.  In other news, the New York Times says that Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov went to great lengths to cover up the massive number of deaths he caused by sending COVID-19-positive patients BACK into nursing homes thus to infect and then eliminate them.  This is diabolical and this thug must go to prison.[xii]
  73. 2021 Wednesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,285 confirmed cases, 6,361 confirmed deaths, and 830,273 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Slovenia, the birthplace of the greatest first lady in U.S. history: 238,421 cases of the virus, 4,236 confirmed deaths and 223,286 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]    
  74. 2021 Wednesday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,820.38, DOWN 164.55 points (-0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,051.03, DOWN 39.19 points (-0.28%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,183.18, DOWN 3.54 points (-0.085%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.65 per barrel, -0.21 (-0.83%).  The price of GOLD is $1,781.60 per troy oz., +7.70 (+0.43%) while the price of SILVER is $26.24 per troy ounce, +0.15 (+0.59%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,222.10 per troy oz, +9.90 (+0.82%) while the price of COPPER is $4.50 per pound, 0.00 (-0.01%).[xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,927.18 per troy oz, -14.70 (-0.50%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $28,600.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.69%).[xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.90.     In Libyan Dinar, one greenback equals 4.47 and in Macanese Pataca, a buck equals 8.00 and in Macedonian Denar, one dollar equals 50.73 of theirs.[xvii]  
  75. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Three States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.00 per gallon, $2.794 in Florida, $3.782 in Hawaii, and $3.427 in Washington state.[xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Montana: $2.817.  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 third lowest gasoline price in the world- Angola: $0.923 per U.S. Gallon.[xix]  Much to be said for the former Portuguese colony.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,224,518,271,345 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  76. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Joe Biden is sending $310 million to Guatemala to ‘help them’ stem the tide of illegal aliens flowing north through their country to the United States; we’ll see.  Speaking of the border, Customs and Border Patrol reports that last month, the feds took 170,000 illegal aliens into custody.   Elsewhere, the Biden regime-controlled U.S. Department of Justice has quietly repealed Trump era restrictions on the amount of federal aid going to ‘sanctuary cities’ and ‘sanctuary states.’   Meanwhile, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is blasting the Biden regime for NOT permitting him entry into the illegal alien holding pens in Donna, Texas.
  77. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm is receiving loads of criticism over the numerous conflicts of interest surrounding her such as her connections to an electric vehicle automaker.   The secretary has millions of dollars of stock in Proterra, a company that will benefit- as will she- depending upon which way she goes in doling out taxpayer dollars.  Wow.  Next, Joe Biden taps anti-Trumper Harris County, Texas, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez to head Immigration and Customs Enforcement, aka ICE.   Meanwhile, tonight’s ‘Joe Biden address to a joint session of Congress’ will be devoid of a ‘designated survivor.’  So says White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki because hardly anyone will be in attendance.  
  78. 2021 Wednesday H: Joe Biden Regime News II– Tonight is the NIGHT, folks, Joe is going to reveal yet another multi-trillion bill, his so-called “Family Plan,” that will require of ALL Americans forced preschool for 3-and-4-year-olds so we can indoctrinate the kids at an earlier age and teach them to rat out their parents.  This is NOT good, and parents must resist this crap.  Political strategist says that Joe Biden ‘won’t reveal the sticker shock’ which means it is going to be COSTLY.   Next, Joe Biden is going to name longtime Marxist political hack, Rahm “Dead Fish” Emanuel to become U.S. ambassador to Japan.  Finally, former governor and Missouri U.S. Senate candidate Eric Greitens says that “Biden-Harris first one-hundred days is marked by failure.”  You are preaching to the choir, sir.  (Note- although we mentioned this yesterday, we will mention it again- the Washington Post, aka WAPO, says it ‘won’t fact check “Pro-China Joe” Biden the way it did President Donald J. Trump.’  Wow).[xxi]
  79. 2021 Wednesday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the ‘Biden administration (i.e., the regime) displays schizophrenic undertones as it seeks de-escalation and confrontation at the same time.’  Absolutely true.  Next, as the truth continues to hit the presses over Climate Czar John F. “Lurch” Kerry’s numerous Logan Act violations in doing business with Iran while a private citizen, Congressman Michael McCaul, R-TX 10th congressional district, says that the allegations against ‘Lurch’ appear to be ‘somewhat treasonous.’   Congresswoman Lauren Boebert, R-CO 3rd congressional district says, ‘Kerry MUST resign.’  We concur.  Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken acknowledges that the U.S. pullout of Afghanistan could lead to a takeover of the country by the Taliban.  Finally, the U.S. sees major rollbacks on the sanctions placed atop Iran so the U.S. can return to the bogus Iran nuclear deal.
  80. 2021 Wednesday J: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– In the craziest news of the day, we learn that crackhead/pedophile presidential son, Hunter “Crack Pipe” Biden is going to teach a class on FAKE NEWS at New Orleans’ Tulane University.  WTF?  In other whacked-out news, Democrats are demanding that the FCC block the sale of a popular radio station so that Miami Latinos CANNOT listen to conservative talk radio.  WTF?  Meanwhile, co-founder of the San Francisco-based $2 billion startup company, Iterable, Justin Zhu, was fired for micro-dosing LSD prior to a board meeting back in 2019.  Seems rather late to be terminating someone for something that occurred 2.5-3 years ago.  Strange.  Finally, a contestant on “Jeopardy!” made the ‘OK’ gesture and is under fire for being a white supremacist.  People, give it a F***ING REST already.  Enough is enough.
  81. 2021 Wednesday K: Political News I– Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says that while the Dems claim to SUPPORT Israel, they put forth a true anti-Semite POS such as Colin Kahl for the No. 3 position at the Pentagon: the undersecretary for policy.  (Note- Mr. Kahl says he will take a bipartisan approach to his job.  Boy, oh, boy, oh, boy- what a guy).  Next, President Donald J. Trump says of Congresswoman Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, that in so many words, she is a ‘LOSER.’   Moving on, Governor Doug Ducey, RINO-AZ, is trying to save his job by signing a tough abortion bill preventing abortion for genetic abnormalities.   Meanwhile, Congressmen Jeff Duncan, R-SC 3rd congressional district, and Doug Lamborn, R-CO 5th congressional district, are pushing back HARD on the Biden’s regime pushing of the bogus Critical Race Theory which is Critical Race Theory BS.  Good for you gentlemen!  Finally, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says, ‘don’t denigrate Arizona’s 2020 Election audit.’  Amen.
  82. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News II– In some shocking news today, the feds swooped down on ‘America’s Mayor’ and Donald J. Trump personal attorney Rudy Giuliani’s Manhattan apartment and removed all of his electronic devices in an early morning raid.  Mr. Giuliani offered to meet with the authorities and to hand over his devices but no, much like they did during the raid on Roger Stone’s home, they wanted to INTIMIDATE the man, trying to tie to him the crimes committed by Hunter Biden in the Ukraine.  Likewise, they also raided the home of Victoria Toensing and Joe DiGenova, two more big Trump supporters and legal eagles.   In other news, as California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues to whine and cry over the recall effort against him, one of the recall advisers says that ‘one-third of the signatories are Democrats, one-third are independents, and one-third are Republicans.’  Everyone wants Gavin Newsom OUT of office ASAP.[xxii]   Finally, Texas Department of Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is working with Stephen Miller to defeat Joe Biden’s RACIST policies on equity rather than equality when it comes to providing aid to farmers.
  83. 2021 Wednesday M: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– An alternate juror on the Derek Chauvin murder trial says that ‘mob riots, protests, and the racial climate did NOT influence the jury’s decision.’  Sure.  Uh huh, of course not.  Next, following a cop shooting of a black suspect, a North Carolina judge denies a request for the video cam footage.   Next, a video shows that a California man died while the cops were holding him.  Here we go again.   Regarding firearms, a new poll shows that support for heavier gun laws is lacking support among the American people.
  84. 2021 Wednesday N: Notable Departure– NASA Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins is dead at the age of 90.
  85. 2021 Wednesday O: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws–  Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3555 with a $41 million pot on the line tonight: 14, 18, 19, 33, 37, and Mega 19.  Out of 116,245 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person with FIVE numbers BUT NO MEGA for a prize of $41,234.  The winning ticket was sold at a Chevron in Coarsegold, CA 93614.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #841 with a $116 million pot on the line: 16, 18, 35, 39, 53, and Powerball 21.   Out of 55,428 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Powerball for a prize of $859,829.  The winning ticket was sold at Stater Brothers 188 in Grand Terrace, CA 92313.
  86. 2021 Wednesday P: The Wrap-Up– Amazing to see Joe Biden’s ‘address’ in which, he praised the police, noting most of them are okay.  Here is how socialism works- you grind law enforcement and the military in the dirt, kick them in the teeth, beat them up, purge them, and then when they can take no more, you make a deal: IF you don’t want things to return to the way they were- you being public enemies and all- you will now serve as storm-troopers and go after our enemies.  YOU can do whatever you want to them and without any oversight or parameters.  This is evil- glad I am now in Israel- Mo.  We love and cherish our freedoms… Meanwhile, the three people involved in the death of Ahmaud Arbery have been indicted on hate crimes charges.   A federal grand jury indicted Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan today which is good.  These three crackers have much for which to answer.
  87. 2022 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 512,067,467 confirmed cases, +785,425, 6,255,853 confirmed deaths, +2,360 and 465,824,561 confirmed recoveries, +566,075. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,950,138 confirmed cases, UP 61,891 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,020,124 confirmed deaths, UP 350,[xxiii] and 80,618,357 confirmed recoveries, UP by 32,438.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxiv]
  88. 2022 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 570,831 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 206,076 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 463 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  89. 2022 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,216,406 confirmed cases, 90,343 confirmed deaths, and 8,963,856 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,964,981 confirmed cases, 73,928 confirmed deaths, and 5,816,157 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 248,405 confirmed cases, 1,418 confirmed deaths, and 239,022 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,493,194 confirmed cases, 12,686 confirmed deaths, and 1,445,808 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Navajo Nation: they have 53,381 confirmed cases, 1,758 confirmed deaths, and 51,519 confirmed recoveries.[xxv]   
  90. 2022 Thursday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,071,491 confirmed cases, 10,695 confirmed deaths, and 4,033,472 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Nauru, 226th place on the list: 4 cases of the virus, 1 confirmed death and 3 confirmed recoveries.[xxvi]                         
  91. 2022 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,916.39, UP 614.46 points (+1.85%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,871.53 UP 382.60 points (+3.06%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,287.50, UP 103.54 points (+2.47%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $105.11 per barrel, +3.09 (+3.03%).  The price of GOLD is $1,894.80 per troy oz., +6.10 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $23.17 per troy ounce, -0.30 (-1.26%).  The price of PLATINUM is $909.90 per troy oz, -0.50 (-0.05%) while the price of COPPER is $4.44 per pound, -0.04 (-0.86%).[xxvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,249.53 per troy oz., +46.71 (+2.12%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,200.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,039.00 per USD/T, -54.50 (-1.76%). The price of ZINC is $4,136.00 per USD/T., -83.50 (-1.98%).   The price of COCOA is $2,575.00 per USD/T, +7.00 (+0.27%).  The price of COFFEE is $218.40 per USD/T, +2.45 (+1.13%).  The price of CORN is $817.00 per USD/T, +1.50 (+0.18%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,043.80 USD 1,000 board feet -8.60 (-0.82%).[xxviii]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.62 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.95 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.45, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 70.25 of theirs.    In Rwandan Franc, one greenback equals 1,010.05 and in St. Helena Pound, a buck equals 0.80 and in El Salvadoran Colón, one dollar equals 8.75 of theirs.[xxix]       
  92. 2022 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.685 per gallon, $4.176 in Florida, $5.256 in Hawaii, and $4.691 in Washington state.[xxx]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Montana- $4.097.  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 30th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Chad: $3.206 per U.S. Gallon.[xxxi] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,414,818,869,159 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxxii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Luxembourg the SIXTH largest holder of U.S. debt is Brazil.  This nation holds $258,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  93. 2022 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– Sensing that Joe Biden is on the verge of mental collapse, Russia once again warned the United States of potential retaliation over America’s asinine sanctions.   Meanwhile, Senator Steve Daines, R-MT, says he ‘witnessed ample signs of Russian war crimes in Ukraine’ during a recent visit to that war-torn country.  Next, reports continue to arise of the Russian navy employing dolphins to guard their Black Sea base at Sebastopol.  This has been tried before but has never proven successful.  Still, with the Russkies, one never knows.
  94. 2022 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– The Russians have raised rocket and missile attacks on Ukraine once again.  Several blasts rocked Ukraine’s capital city, Kyiv, today.   The British minister of defense- Ben Wallace- says that ‘Russia could become a cancerous growth in Ukraine.’  Meanwhile, Dick Morris told Grant Stinchfield on Newsmax this evening that if Russia were to use tactical nukes in Ukraine, ‘all bets would be off, and the U.S. must put troops on the ground in direct conflict with the Russkies.’  This is becoming more ludicrous by the day.  We cannot fight a land war with Russia in eastern Europe, it’s impossible to do and will lead to the Chi-Coms becoming the world’s master.  Not good.
  95. 2022 Thursday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Vice President Kamala Harris has been the nation’s ‘border czar’ for the past 391 days and even worse, she has not arrived to do her job in 305 days.  Our estimates of the rising costs associated with rising numbers of illegal aliens continues breaking records every day.  The cost of caring for the illegal aliens the past 118 days is $752,442,887.  Next, the cost of caring for the detritus of the world since the Biden-Harris regime grabbed power on January 20, 2021, is $42,498,248,630.  The number of illegal aliens encountered at the border since January 01, 2022, is approximately 1,203,637.  Finally, the conservative low estimate of illegal aliens in the country is 46,635,294.  We believe the numbers to be closer to 95-to-130 million which is unsustainable for any country and must be fixed now.  Deport ALL of them.  Now.  (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  96. 2022 Thursday I: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says the southern border is ‘broken because of Joe Biden’s attitude.’  George P. Bush, R-TX, says that the southern border is ‘out of control.’  Next, while testifying before the Congress, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says that the only solution for solving the border crisis is to give every illegal alien who has swarmed across it amnesty.  Folks, not only this insane, it’s also the kill stroke for the United States.  It’s over, it’s done, it’s finished.  In other border-related news, Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, is seeking donations with which to bus illegal aliens into Washington, D.C.  While we think this is great, how about finding a way to push them back across the border into Mexico?   Simultaneously, Attorney General Ken Paxton, R-TX, is suing the Biden regime over its upcoming plan to lessen border security next month with the overturning of Title 42.  DHS Secretary Mayorkas says he believes there will be 18,000 or more encounters of illegal aliens per day once the pro-American Title 42 ends.  We must fight back against this evil.
  97. 2022 Thursday J: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $50.55 (2) AstraZeneca: $67.22 (3) Novavax: $44.27 (4) Merck & Company: $88.61 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $183.59  (6) BioNTech: $143.40 (7) Moderna: $142.52.
  98. 2022 Thursday K: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $98.09 (2) Boeing: $154.19 (3) General Dynamics: $242.20 (4) Lockheed Martin: $441.69 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $445.17.
  99. 2022 Thursday L: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $26.22 (2) DuPont: $67.58 (3) 3M: $147.21 (4) Honeywell: $189.92  (5) Teijen: $1,388.00.
  100. 2022 Thursday M: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $28.06 (2) Beyond Meat: $39.82  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $69.55.
  101. 2022 Thursday N: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $156.21 (2) Lowe’s: $205.13 (3) Home Depot: $312.04 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $562.00 (5) Amazon: $2,891.93.
  102. 2022 Thursday O: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden endorsed a new bill that will funnel assets seized from Russian oligarchs to Ukraine.  Joe also asked Congress for an additional $33 billion in aid for Ukraine which means the Biden regime will most likely skim off 12-20-percent for the Biden Family’s coffers.
  103. 2022 Thursday P: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– A new Rasmussen poll pulls NO punches and says that a large majority of Americans blame Joe Biden for skyrocketing gas prices.   In other disastrous news for the Biden regime, the Chi-Coms and Iran are going to increase their mutual defense pact.  This is a direct slap in the face of slobbering Joe Biden.  In yet another problem for the feeble U.S. ‘president’- one who could not speak today at a ‘press conference’ of sorts without going totally BLANK in his thoughts, words, and speech- parental rights groups are pushing back with growing force over Joe’s suggestion that children do not belong to their parents but to the regime.  George Orwell could not have foretold the topics of his classic novel, “1984,” than what we are seeing today.
  104. 2022 Thursday Q: Joe Biden Regime News I– President Ron Klain, uh, excuse me, President Joe Biden, continues dangling the bait that the Biden regime could cancel all CURRENT student debt but not over $50,000.  Alas, it must be an election year for this carrot of the carrot of ‘reparations for slavery’ to be dangling in front of the young, dumb, and full of c*m voters.  Should Joe Biden cancel student loan debt, he will alienate all those who have struggled to pay their loans off who by far outnumber those who have not.
  105. 2022 Thursday R: Nancy Pelosi’s January 06-2021 False Flag Operation– The House select committee investigating (yeah, right) the FALSE FLAG EVENTS of January 06, 2021, announce their plan to hold at least eight public hearings, beginning in June, in the hope of somehow influencing the voters to vote ‘D’ on their ballots in November.  We suspect their ratings will be at the bottom of the crapper.  We also suspect the American people will become even more infuriated with the regime and its allies than they are now and if- we repeat- IF- the elections are honest, the Dems are going to go the way of the dinosaur.
  106. 2022 Thursday S: Big Tech News– CNN + threw in the towel today, two full days ahead of the scheduled shutdown on April 30, 2022.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0814 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Poppies Glow at Sunset.”  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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Record companies like making money and what better way to make money than to remaster an artist’s albums and compile them in a comprehensive box set that sells for $200?  “The Capitol Albums 1968-1977” came out on April 18, 2015, and features the work of the original line up from 1968 to 1977: “Music from Big Pink,” “The Band,” “Stage Fright,” “Cahoots,” “Rock of Ages,” “Northern Lights- Southern Cross,” and “Islands.”  What more could a dedicated fan- or a novice- want from an artist than a delightful package such as this one?  Look for it at Amazon.com, Discogs, AllMusic, eBay, or wherever else it is you shop for the absolute best in music- you will be so glad you did- that, we guarantee.

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[i] We presented the music of Roxy Music at the secondary blog and hope to do it at the main blog sometime within the next 3 years. At the secondary blog, we began promoting the music of this famed British band as well as of Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay, and Phil Manzanera beginning on Wednesday, September 07, 2016, through several successive months.  We hope you will seek them out.

[ii] When we present the music of the Allman Brothers Band, we will present the music of Gov’t Mule.  Stay tuned for further developments.

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

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

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

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

[vii] We hope to promote the music of this famous British band, T-Rex, sometime within the next five years.

[viii] We began promoting the music of the Steve Miller Band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011 and then did a second stint on Sunday, 20-April-2014.  We hope you will check the music of this amazing San Francisco, California, acid-rock blues band.

[ix] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now: COVID Live Update: 146,144,571 Cases and 3,097,090 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

[xi] See previous.

[xii] The Nazis labeled these people ‘Useless Eaters,” people who TOOK FROM society but NOT RETURNED to society.  Thus, they were economic drains on the state and had to be eliminated which is what Governor Cuomo did by sending sick patients back into places where a vulnerable population depended upon competent care.  The Nazis used carbon monoxide vans, but Cuomo sent the sick into places where they would do the most damage.  HE MUST go to prison.

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xix] Please see the following site for information on global gas prices: Gasoline prices around the world, 19-Apr-2021 | GlobalPetrolPrices.com.

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

[xxi] The rebuttal to tonight’s ‘address to a joint session of Congress’ will be by Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, and he will present “My Family’s American Dream” story as an alternative to tonight’s mumbling, stumbling, rumbling, bumbling ‘speech’ by “Chi-Com Joe” Biden.  What a contrast: a senile old fool and a GOP rock star. 

[xxii] Actor Randy Quaid says he is considering a run for the governor’s gig.  Wow.

[xxiii] 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)

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

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

[xxvi] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

117. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2022

1975 Sunday: North Vietnamese infantry and armor encircled Saigon on this date. Although panic grips much of the populace of South Vietnam’s capital city, South Vietnamese troops are determined to hold out for as long as they can. Had not the Democrats in the U.S. Congress prevented President Gerald R. Ford from rushing in military supplies so the ARVN troops could fight on equal terms, this humiliating defeat would never have occurred. However, the Democrats being the pro-communist scum they are left the South to its fate. Evil.

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117. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2022:

Administrative Professionals Day

President Ulysses S. Grant; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Julius Sterling Morton; U.S. Attorneys General Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch; U.S. Secretary of State John Sherman; U.S. Senator Cory Booker;  WBA Heavyweight Boxing Champion Greg Page; Badfinger featuring Pete Ham, Charlie Watts-Jim Keltner Project, King Crimson featuring Gordon Haskell, and KISS featuring Ace Frehley:

  1. 1296 Friday: Edward I of England defeats the Scots fighting for independence at the Battle of Dunbar.
  2. 1509 Tuesday: The 216th Roman Catholic Pope Julius II excommunicates the Italian state of Venice from the church.
  3. 1521 Wednesday:  Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan met his end at the hands of angry Filipinos.
  4. 1565 Tuesday: Cebu City, the first Spanish city in the Philippines, forms.
  5. 1605 Wednesday: After 26 days, the reign of the 232nd Roman Catholic Pope Leo XI ends.  He first picked up his Holy Cross on April 01, 1605.
  6. 1773 Tuesday: The British Parliament passes the Tea Act, one of the things that would set the colonists of New England and the North American Colonies off; this would begin the road to the start of hostilities culminating in the Revolutionary War.
  7. 1777 Sunday: The only land battle in Connecticut during the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Ridgefield, took place, resulting in a limited British victory.
  8. 1805 Saturday: During the First Barbary War, an American-led force of Marines and mercenaries captured the city of Derna, on the shores of Tripoli.
  9. 1813 Tuesday: The Battle of York took place in Upper Canada during the War of 1812 as a U.S. force defeated the British garrison in present-day Toronto before withdrawing.
  10. 1822 Saturday: The 18th President of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant, was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio, on this date.  He would serve as commander-in-chief from March 04, 1869, to March 04, 1877.   
  11. 1848 Thursday: France frees the last slaves in its colonies worldwide.
  12. 1857 Monday: Austria prohibits the Jews from establishing further congregations in the southern part of the country.
  13. 1861 Saturday: After Virginia secedes from the United States, West Virginia secedes from its parent state.  Meanwhile, President Abraham Lincoln suspends the right of habeas corpus.
  14. 1865 Thursday: The steamer Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee, killing more than 1,400 people, mostly freed Union prisoners of war.
  15. 1880 Tuesday: Francis Clarke and M.G. Foster patented the electrical hearing aid.
  16. 1897 Tuesday: The federal government dedicates President Ulysses S. Grant’s Tomb.
  17. 1898 Wednesday: The 35th U.S. Secretary of State John Sherman, a Republican, left office on this date.  He served under President William McKinley from March 06, 1897, until today. 
  18. 1902 Sunday: In Lake Forest, Illinois, the former 3rd U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Julius Sterling Morton died at age 70.  A Democrat, Secretary Morton served under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to March 05, 1897.
  19. 1909 Tuesday: The reign of the 34th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Abdul Hamid II ends on this date.  He first became caliph of all Islam on August 31, 1876, and guided the Faithful from that date until today.  His successor- Mehmed V- began his reign on this date and would guide his nation through almost all of World War I until his date ended on July 27, 1909.
  20. 1915 Tuesday: During World War I, Ottoman Turkish forces under the command of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk launch a counterattack against Allied forces.
  21. 1937 Tuesday: The U.S. Social Security Administration makes its debut payments of benefits.
  22. 1938 Wednesday: King Zog I of Albania married Countess Geraldine Apponyi de Nagy-Apponyl.  She was the first American woman to become a queen.  Elsewhere, a colored baseball appeared in a baseball game.  A game between Columbia and Fordham universities in New York City used a yellow baseball.
  23. 1940 Saturday: SS Chief Heinrich Himmler orders the construction of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp to begin, the destination for millions of Europe’s Jews and others designated unfit for habitation in Nazi-occupied Europe.
  24. 1941 Sunday: German forces occupied Athens during World War II.  German motorized units, armor, and infantry marched through the streets to throngs of silent people standing on each side of the street.  Not since the Ottoman Turks has anything as appalling as this happened to the brave Greek people.    
  25. 1942 Monday: Famed session rock drummer, Jim Keltner, is born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on this date.  Elsewhere, Canada orders conscription of military-aged males for overseas during World War II.
  26. 1943 Tuesday: The Soviet Union breaks off contact with the Free Polish government in Great Britain, intending to put its own Polish leadership in charge of Poland once it’s liberated.  In North Africa, the British continue pushing the Germans into a corner in Tunisia from which they cannot extricate themselves. 
  27. 1944 Thursday: Fighting in New Guinea continues with U.S. troops capturing the main airstrip at Hollandia from the Imperial Japanese units defending it.
  28. 1945 Friday: Italian partisans capture Benito Mussolini and other Italian Fascists to hold for trial for crimes against the Italian people.  Elsewhere, in the fight for Berlin, Soviet forces are able to capture the airfield at Tempelhof cutting off any further air escapes by desperate Nazi leaders trying to flee the city.  Fighting continues around Spandau and from the north, another Soviet army is battering its way into the city. 
  29. 1946 Saturday: The SS African Star went into service, which became the first ship equipped with radar.  Elsewhere, Gordon Haskell—future guitarist/vocalist with King Crimson[i]—is born in Verwood, Dorset, England, on this date.
  30. 1947 Sunday: Pete Ham—future guitarist/vocalist with the British rock band, Badfinger[ii]– is born  on this date in Swansea, Wales.
  31. 1950 Thursday: South Africa passes Group Areas Act, which segregates the races from one another.  Meanwhile, Great Britain recognized the state of Israel on this date.
  32. 1951 Friday: Future KISS[iii] guitarist, Ace Frehley—is born in New York City on this date.
  33. 1953 Monday: The United States offered $50,000 and political asylum to any Communist pilot that delivered a MIG jet.
  34. 1954 Tuesday: The monsoon continues to hover over the battlefield at Dien Bien Phu which makes it increasingly difficult to get in supplies to the brave French and allied defenders fighting the good fight to keep French Indochina free.  At Isabelle, Colonel André Lalande, the commanding officer of the second largest and most isolated fighting position, instructs his subordinates to select the best men and to head out into the desolation surrounding their positions to stop the communists from digging trenches closer to their position.  Legionnaires set out with Algerian troops and find themselves in a heavier fight than anticipated as the enemy had not one but two trenches full of assault infantry.  This would lead to the Algerians falling back in disarray which would lead the commanders at Isabelle to consider a modern-day version of decimation.  In the end, lesser officers stood by the side of the Algerians and a morale-busting bloodletting was stopped before it could proceed.[iv]  
  35. 1961 Thursday: The National Football Association officially recognizes the NFL Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. 
  36. 1965 Tuesday: R.C. Duncan won a patent for “Pampers.”  Elsewhere, broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow died in Pawling, N.Y., two days after turning 57 years old.
  37. 1967 Thursday: Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson officially opened Expo ’67 on today’s date.  Meanwhile undefeated heavyweight boxing champion, Rocky Marciano, retires from the sport.
  38. 1968 Saturday: Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey declared his candidacy for president, less than a month after President Lyndon Baines Johnson said he would not run for re-election. 
  39. 1969 Sunday: In Washington, D.C., future U.S. Senator Cory Booker is born.  A future Democrat, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body (or so they claim) on October 31, 2013, representing the state of New Jersey.
  40. 1972 Thursday: Apollo 16 arrives safely back on Earth from exploring the Moon.
  41. 1973 Friday: Acting FBI Director L. Patrick Gray resigned after the press revealed that he had destroyed files removed from the safe of Watergate conspirator E. Howard Hunt.
  42. 1975 Sunday: North Vietnamese infantry and armor encircled Saigon on this date.  Although panic grips much of the populace of South Vietnam’s capital city, South Vietnamese troops are determined to hold out for as long as they can.  Had not the Democrats in the U.S. Congress prevented President Gerald R. Ford from rushing in military supplies so the ARVN troops could fight on equal terms, this humiliating defeat would never have occurred.  However, the Democrats being the pro-communist scum they are left the South to its fate.  Evil.   
  43. 1978 Thursday: Convicted Watergate defendant John D. Ehrlichman was released from an Arizona prison after serving 18 months.  Elsewhere, 51 construction workers plunged to their deaths when a scaffold inside a cooling tower at the Pleasants Power Station site in West Virginia, fell 168 feet to the ground.
  44. 1982 Tuesday: The trial of John W. Hinckley, Jr., who had shot four people, including President Ronald Wilson Reagan, began in Washington, D.C.  The trial ended with Hinckley’s acquittal because of insanity.
  45. 1983 Wednesday: Nolan Ryan passes the strikeout king, Walter Johnson, by achieving 3,509 career strikeouts in Major League Baseball.
  46. 1986 Sunday: Soviet Authorities order the evacuation of Pripyat a day after the Chernobyl nuclear accident.
  47. 1987 Monday: The U.S. Department of Justice prevents Austrian Chancellor Kurt Waldheim from entering the U.S. due to his service to the Nazis during World War II.
  48. 1992 Monday: The Republic of Serbia and its lone ally, Montenegro proclaimed the new Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in Belgrade and 12 other former Soviet Republics won entry into the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank as Russia collapsed.  Betty Boothroyd became the first female Speaker of Britain’s House of Commons.
  49. 2004 Tuesday: U.S. forces fighting in Iraq kill 64 jihadists in and around Najaf in some fierce fighting as well as take out a piece of antiaircraft artillery. 
  50. 2005 Wednesday: With the U.S. House Ethics Committee evenly divided, on the House floor, a vote of 406-20 rescinds controversial GOP-imposed rules that had taken effect in January and slowed things to a crawl.  The Democrats DETEST any kind of ethics investigations unless they are in charge and launch them against their enemies.
  51. 2006 Thursday: Construction commences on the new Freedom Tower for the new World Trade Center in New York City.  In other news, the Chi-Coms never rest in their efforts to subvert other countries and the nation of Nepal is in the midst of a fight with Maoist thugs.  However, the rebels agree to a three-month truce with the newly elected government.
  52. 2007 Friday: The Pentagon announces that the CIA has arrested an al-Qaida thug- Abdul Hadi al-Iraqi- and instead of f**king around with him in the courts sent him straight to Guantanamo Bay.  Good riddance.  Elsewhere, Chechen rebels in Shatoy get lucky and shoot down a Russian Mi-8 military transport helicopter killing at least 20 Russian soldiers.  Doesn’t matter- Putin will get you guys…
  53. 2008 Sunday: News begins to break about a scumbag named Josef Fritzi in the town of Amstetten, Austria, had a special cellar in his house where he imprisoned his daughter Elisabeth from the age of 18 onward for the next 24 years.  He raped her and fathered seven children with her, three girls and four boys.  By the time the authorities discovered what this monstrous scumbag had done, he was age 74.  The trial was swift, and he received a life sentence.   We’re sorry, the Austrian government should have shot this POS.  
  54. 2009 Monday: A 23-month-old Mexico City toddler died at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, becoming the first swine-flu death on U.S. soil.  Meanwhile, a strong earthquake hammered Mexico, rattling nerves among residents already tense from a swine flu outbreak.  Elsewhere, former WBA heavyweight champion Greg Page died at home in Louisville, Kentucky, of positional asphyxiation.  He was 50 years old.  Over the course of his pro-career, he amassed a record of 58 fights, 48 wins (17 Kos), and  1 draw.  Finally, one of President Barack Hussein Obama’s Air Force One jets, a Boeing 747, and an F-16 fighter jet panicked New Yorkers as they circled over lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty for what turned out to be a photo op.  Many people believe this to have been staged, the president committing a heinous practical joke above a city scarred from the 9-11 Attacks eight years before.  What a POS.
  55. 2010 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate investigates the banking firm of Goldman-Sachs due to their making BILLIONS of dollars during the collapse of the housing market. 
  56. 2011 Wednesday: Powerful tornadoes raked the South and Midwest; according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, more than 120 twisters resulted in 316 deaths. 
  57. 2012 Friday: The wives and children of the dead terrorist thug, Osama bin Laden suffer deportation from Pakistan back to their homes in Saudi Arabia.  Meanwhile, in the People’s Republic of China, blind dissident Chen Guangcheng escapes house arrest and goes on the lam.  The authorities are going nuts and the dragnet is on…
  58. 2013 Saturday: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer breaks his shoulder on a fall from his bicycle and is taken to the hospital by ambulance.  Meanwhile, in Karachi, Pakistan, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam, launch a terror attack killing 10 and injuring at least 25 people. 
  59. 2014 Sunday: The high court in Egypt dishes out some stiff sentences to pro-Mohammed Morsi rioters- 11 of them this time- of anywhere from 5 to 88 years in the slammer for running amok and rioting in the streets. 
  60. 2015 Monday: The 82nd U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Barack Hussein Obama from February 03, 2009, until today.  His successor, Loretta Lynch- the 83rd U.S. attorney general assumed office today and served until January 20, 2017.
  61. 2016 Wednesday: Unlike other European countries, Austria says “F— this” by limiting asylum claimants into their country and also reserves the right to reject people at their border.  Of course, human rights groups go haywire claiming this is an afront to all humanity.  Austria, we’re with you, Germany and Angela Merkel are NOT your friends.
  62. 2017 Thursday: Julius Younger, American virologist who helped create the Salk polio vaccine dies at age 96 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump softens his stance on NAFTA by saying he ‘seeks to renegotiate it.’ 
  63. 2018 Friday: North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un meets with his South Korean counterpart, President Moon Jae-in to ‘end the Korean War and to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons.’  Meanwhile, German leader Angela Merkel makes a one-day trip to Washington, D.C., to meet with President Donald J. Trump.
  64. 2019 Saturday: Our ‘beloved’ Pope Francis, the 266th Roman Catholic pontiff, donates half-a-million bucks to ‘help’ migrants trying to reach the U.S. border via caravan who are stranded in Mexico City.  Let them remain there.  Meanwhile, a shooter opens fire at a synagogue in Poway, California, managing to slay one and wound three before being taken down himself.   God bless the victims.
  65. 2020 Monday: Thanks to the reopening of some states, the Stock Market has a momentous day.  The DOW Jones Industrial Average closes up 358.51 at 24,133.78; the S&P 500 closes up 41.74 at 2,878.48; and the NASDAQ closes up 95.64 at 8,730.16.  Excellent.  Meanwhile, the Wuhan Virus Crisis, the one the Chinese claim is ‘not theirs but came out of the United States’ continues causing problems.  Global statistics show that currently, we have 3,002,303 confirmed cases what with 208,131 confirmed deaths and 878,813 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,005,934 confirmed cases what with 56,329 confirmed deaths but 112,913 confirmed recoveries so things are looking good- most places.  California’s confirmed cases rest at 44,792 and at 1,755 confirmed deaths.  The Chinese continue lying about their numbers.  Elsewhere, people continue to speculate about North Korean thug dictator, Kim Jong Un, who has been absent from world view for the past two weeks.  Many speculate he contracted COVID-19 and is near or at death whereas others claim he is on a ‘holiday.’  We shall see.  Finally, apparent Democratic Party 2020 presidential nominee Joseph R. Biden remains mum on allegations he sexually abused a staffer back in the 1990s when he was a senator.  Say it ain’t so, Joe!
  66. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 148,190,387 confirmed cases, +864,953, 3,126,361  confirmed deaths, +14,155, and 85,879,081 confirmed recoveries, +850,124.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,375,602 confirmed cases, UP 55,477 from yesterday’s reporting, 579,162 confirmed deaths, UP 806,[v] and 119,318,872 confirmed recoveries, UP 24,064.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[vi]  
  67. 2021 Tuesday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 264,711 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  68. 2021 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,735,524 confirmed cases, 61,477 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,217,368 confirmed cases, 34,958 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,349 confirmed cases, 478 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 399,331 confirmed cases, 5,498 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., South Dakota, the state with a damaged GOP governor: they have 122,228 confirmed cases, 2,663 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  69. 2021 Tuesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,217 confirmed cases, 6,359 confirmed deaths, and 830,088 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Costa Rica, a bastion of freedom in Central America and where some of us might be becoming citizens if the pretender in the White House is not ejected out upon his flat ass: 241,240 cases of the virus, 3,168 confirmed deaths and 201,264 confirmed recoveries.[viii]    
  70. 2021 Tuesday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,984.93, UP 3.36 points (+0.01%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,090.22, DOWN 48.56 points (-0.34%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,186.72, DOWN 0.90 points (-0.91%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.09 per barrel, +0.15 (+0.24%).  The price of GOLD is $1,771.80 per troy oz., -7.00 (-0.39%) while the price of SILVER is $26.21 per troy ounce, -0.20 (-0.76%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,224.30 per troy oz, -25.20 (-2.02%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, -0.03 (-0.06%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,920.21 per troy oz, -21.67 (-0.74%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $28,600.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.69%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.06.     In Kuwaiti Dinar, one greenback equals 0.30 and in Lesotho Loti, a buck equals 14.38 and in Liberia Dollar, one dollar equals 171.30 of theirs.[xii]  
  71. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Three States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.996 per gallon, $2.791 in Florida, $3.767 in Hawaii, and $3.421 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Mississippi: $2.569.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The first country on the list is the second lowest gasoline price in the world- Iran: $0.227 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Good for those Shiite lunatics  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,221,266,256,036 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.
  72. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Rep. Brian Babin, R-TX 36th congressional district, upbraids the Biden regime’s plan of dumping tens of millions of dollars on the Northern Triangle countries of Central America in the hope that dumping U.S. dollars on corrupt and sometimes criminal regimes will stop the ongoing flow of illegal aliens to the United States.   Speaking of the Biden regime, a new directive prohibits ICE from arresting criminal illegal aliens at courthouses across the country.
  73. 2021 Tuesday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is going to launch a major investigation into extremists…within its own ranks.  Sounding more and more like a communist regime in the making when governmental departments begin looking for enemies within their own ranks.  Next, Joe Biden wants to give the Internal Revenue Service $80 billion so they can step up tax collections and enforcement activities against shirkers unwilling to do their duty and pay higher taxes.  Of course, Democrats in arrears with the IRS will be entirely fine.[xvi]  Moving on, Joe Biden is going to Georgia tomorrow to celebrate his 99th day in office and to blast the GOP.  Oh, he also wants to propose FREE PRESCHOOL, yet another way of getting hold of America’s kids and indoctrinating them into believing there are a billion genders.  Finally, the Washington Post is going to end its ‘fact-checking’ of the lying Joe Biden.  (Note- Fake News strikes again).
  74. 2021 Tuesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– With feeble old Joe Biden in the White House willing to drop to his knees in front of the Iranian mullahs if the murderous thugs will A-L-L-O-W the U.S. back into the flawed nuclear deal, what do the Iranians do?  They cause problems for the U.S. Navy in the Persian Gulf, threatening our warships who then had to drive the IRG swift boats away.  (Note- we think the U.S. should sink Iran’s entire navy).  Meanwhile, as news continues to break about John F. Kerry’s numerous Logan Act violations, there are growing calls for a thorough investigation into the scumbag’s criminal activities.  Speaking of Kerry, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘John F. Kerry’s love of the Iran nuclear deal may have clouded his judgment.’  (Note- nope, Marco- Kerry is a traitor and should be treated as such).  His fellow senator, Rick Scott, R-FL, says that ‘IF the Iran allegations are true, John Kerry must leave government employ.’  Amen.  Bloomberg journalist Eli Lake says that the ‘Iran talks can do without Russian diplomatic mischief’ (so says a leftist).
  75. 2021 Tuesday I: Political News I– Nonagenarian House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi is limiting attendance for Joe Biden’s first ‘address’ to a joint session of Congress.  What?  Is he going to be like, a, uh, hologram?  Whatever happens, it’s going to be hysterical.   In California, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom is sniveling and whining about the recall effort going forward against him.  He is blaming the GOP when it’s EVERYONE wanting to get his worthless butt out of office.  Still, many believe the Democrats are going to pull a fast one and somehow preserve the Smiler’s career by having him (we said this last year when or if “Kooky Kamala” Harris actually became the VP) appoint himself U.S. senator by having Senator Dianne Feinstein step down and him take her place.   The other possibility is that he will step down so the lieutenant governor can step in, so the state remains in Democratic Party hands.  We shall see.
  76. 2021 Tuesday J: Political News II–  President Donald J. Trump has endorsed Susan Wright for the Texas 6th congressional district.  Her husband, Rep. Ron Wright, died from COVID-19 and the 45th president hopes to have his widow take his place.   Next, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, is going to address a “Back the Blue” rally that is upcoming.  Speaking of the Peach State, 21 black political leaders are excoriating the Democrats for damaging their state by lying about the new voter law. 
  77. 2021 Tuesday K: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci makes yet another ‘promise’ to the American people- that the U.S. should see a ‘turning point in several weeks’ if we all do the right thing like wear masks and get the Chi-Vi vaccine.  We won’t put any money on that.   Next, although the liberals won’t give President Donald J. Trump any credit for the vaccine, they are now demanding he do a public service announcement to get his ‘Neanderthal followers’ to go out and get vaccinations- like good citizens.  What a load of crap.
  78. 2021 Tuesday K: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Famed Democratic strategist James Carville says that ‘wokeness is a problem for Democrats’ and that ‘we all know it.’   Next, news comes out that many state-run colleges now require new hires to commit to the promotion of far-left agendas.  Wow.  We knew this.  In other WOKE insanity, the CEO of VisuWell- Sam Johnson- found himself terminated from his job for asking why a foul-mouthed punk at a prom reception was wearing a dress and being a foul-mouthed little shit.  What?  People cannot say anything anymore.  This is what happens when two generations of young people don’t get the belt across their asses.  Spare the rod and spoil flipping generations.  If kids had been disciplined there would be NO WOKE movement.   Finally, Elon Musk is getting lambasted by the WOKIES about him hosting Saturday Night Live sometime next month.  WTF?  We thought Musk was a ‘cool guy.’[xvii]
  79. 2021 Tuesday L: Miscellaneous News I– Former Dallas PD Officer Amber Guyger who shot her black neighbor dead claiming she entered the wrong apartment and thought the man was an ‘intruder’ is appealing her sentence.   Next, Governor Kevin Stitt, R-OK, signed three anti-abortion bills limiting when abortions can occur.  Of course, the liberals are out running amok, demanding he be removed from office.  Wah, wah, wah.  Next, Senator Cynthia Lummis, R-WY, introduced a bill today that would permit people under age 21 to buy handguns.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump says the ‘Democrats are insane to fight the Arizona 2020 Election audit.’  They are doing everything they can to stop it so that tells you all you need to know.
  80. 2021 Tuesday M: Miscellaneous News II– At the House GOP retreat, apparently tensions between hardcore RINO Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, are rising.  We are not sure as to why the two are having problems but of the two, Cheney is the least popular and needs to shut her mouth.  Moving on, Little Mayor Pete Buttigieg, the U.S. Transportation secretary, says that ‘from the start, Joe Biden has longed for a BIPARTISAN infrastructure bill.’  Yeah, sure.  Bulls**t.   Meanwhile, liberals are fearful that the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan is going to leave women in a dark place.  We guess we could stay there another 50 years and the plight of women in that s—hole country would…still be the same.
  81. 2021 Tuesday N: Miscellaneous News III– Britney Spears is set to speak at an upcoming court hearing regarding the highly unfair conservatorship in which, her father has placed her.   Next, states are fearful of SCOTUS taking the new concealed carry of firearms case in that it might lessen their power.  You can’t trust Chief Justice John Roberts. 
  82. 2021 Tuesday O: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw: Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1654 with a $319 million on the line: 15, 22, 30, 41, 42, and Mega 25.  Out of 120,216 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $10,640 apiece.
  83. 2022 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 511,582,042 confirmed cases, +744,376, 6,253,493 confirmed deaths, +4,481 and 465,258,486 confirmed recoveries, +1,211,765. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,888,247 confirmed cases, UP 98,531 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,019,774 confirmed deaths, UP 766,[xviii] and 80,585,919 confirmed recoveries, UP by 38,517.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xix]
  84. 2022 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 570,481 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 205,726 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 462 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  85. 2022 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,214,036 confirmed cases, 90,335 confirmed deaths, and 8,961,316 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,960,341 confirmed cases, 73,897 confirmed deaths, and 5,814,712 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 248,405 confirmed cases, 1,418 confirmed deaths, and 239,022 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,493,194 confirmed cases, 12,686 confirmed deaths, and 1,445,183 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Federal Prisons: they have 69,054 confirmed cases, 301 confirmed deaths, and 68,641 confirmed recoveries.[xx]   
  86. 2022 Wednesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,067,687 confirmed cases, 10,695 confirmed deaths, and 4,029,571 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Niue, 225th place on the list: 8 cases of the virus, 1 confirmed death and 7 confirmed recoveries.[xxi]                         
  87. 2022 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,301.93, UP 61.75 points (+0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,488.93 DOWN 1.81 points (-0.014%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,183.96, UP 8.76 points (+0.21%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $101.74 per barrel, +0.04 (+0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,885.80 per troy oz., -18.30 (-0.96%) while the price of SILVER is $23.39 per troy ounce, -0.15 (-0.65%).  The price of PLATINUM is $909.20 per troy oz, -2.90 (-0.32%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, 0.00 (0.00%).[xxii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,207.81 per troy oz., +21.38 (+0.98%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,200.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,109.00 per USD/T, +28.00 (+0.91%). The price of ZINC is $4,223.00 per USD/T., +17.00 (+0.40%).   The price of COCOA is $2,568.00 per USD/T, -9.00 (-0.35%).  The price of COFFEE is $216.25 per USD/T, -5.15 (-2.33%).  The price of CORN is $815.50 per USD/T, +12.25 (+1.53%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,052.00 USD 1,000 board feet +17.20 (+1.66%).[xxiii]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.56 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.95 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.39, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 71.38 of theirs.    In Pound Sterling, one greenback equals 0.80 and in Qatari Rial, a buck equals 3.66 and in Romanian Leu, one dollar equals 4.68 of theirs.[xxiv]       
  88. 2022 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.680 per gallon, $4.168 in Florida, $5.249 in Hawaii, and $4.687 in Washington state.[xxv]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Mississippi- $3.776.  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 29th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Pakistan: $3.035 per U.S. Gallon.[xxvi] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,412,638,051,610 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxvii]  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 Ireland the FIFTH largest holder of U.S. debt is Luxembourg.  This nation holds $288,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  89. 2022 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– The world-famous ‘border czar,’ Vice President Kamala Harris has been in charge of the disaster befalling the country for the past 390 days.  Worse than that, it’s been 304 days since last she showed up to do a photo op.  The cost of caring for these uninvited illegal aliens for the past 117 days is a shocking $745,967,001.  Atop that, since the two derelicts became the ‘guardians of the Constitution and the American people,’ the nation has shelled out $42,491,772,744 to care for the leeches.  Since the first day of the year, we have seen 1,192,049 illegal aliens pour across the border and into the interior of the country.  NOT good.  Finally, the conservative low estimate of illegal aliens living in the country is 46,623,706.  We believe the number is treble that, possibly quadruple that.  NO nation can withstand this invasion, perhaps not even until November.  Our nation could soon be lost.  Time for Operation Wetback II.  Let’s round ‘em up and deport them ASAP out of the country and back to whence they came. (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  90. 2022 Wednesday G: Foreign News-Overseas News I– A new poll says that nearly half of all Israelis fear a second Holocaust is brewing.  Next, Russia releases American hostage, Trevor Reed, home to his family in an exchange for a Russian drug trafficker locked up in the United States.  The parents of Mr. Reed said it appeared their son’s treatment at the hands of the Russians was horrible.  F**king Russians.  Time to nuke them.   Speaking of the Russians and their horrible treatment of those whom they don’t like, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is demanding global control over Russia’s nuclear weapons stockpile.  Ukraine fears that the Russians might nuke them the more the Ukrainians continue mopping the floor with Russian blood.
  91. 2022 Wednesday H: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $49.74 (2) AstraZeneca: $66.19 (3) Novavax: $46.46 (4) Merck & Company: $84.41 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $182.10  (6) BioNTech: $144.44 (7) Moderna: $142.43.
  92. 2022 Wednesday I: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $98.84 (2) Boeing: $154.46 (3) General Dynamics: $239.98 (4) Lockheed Martin: $444.98 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $439.77.
  93. 2022 Wednesday J: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $26.04 (2) DuPont: $66.19 (3) 3M: $144.21 (4) Honeywell: $186.35  (5) Teijen: $1,367.00.
  94. 2022 Wednesday K: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $27.63 (2) Beyond Meat: $38.22  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $69.01.
  95. 2022 Wednesday L: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $154.24 (2) Lowe’s: $199.57 (3) Home Depot: $301.60 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $301.60 (5) Amazon: $2,763.34.
  96. 2022 Wednesday M: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– A new poll says that ONLY two-percent of American voters feel that Joe Biden’s economy is ‘excellent.’  Next, you know Joe Biden’s time in office is running out as a new report says that feeble Joe reassured son, Hunter Biden, that he would fund his legal bills tied to his business deals with the Chi-Coms.
  97. 2022 Wednesday N: Political News I– A new bill has come forth seeking to reinstate ALL U.S. military personnel terminated for refusing to undergo vaccination for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu virus.  Excellent.  Bring them back.  In other news, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testifies on Capitol Hill where we learn that the Biden regime spent $72 million to extricate itself from federal contracts with which to complete construction on the border wall.  Wow.  Secretary Mayorkas says the Trump administration ruined the immigration system but has NO fixes to stop the seething tidal wave of humanity pouring across it.  Instead, he says that domestic extremism- WHITE POWER EXTREMISM- is the most potent threat facing Americans today.  While DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas was testifying before Congress, he raised concerns over what he said is the establishment of a ‘disinformation board’ with which to combat ‘misinformation.’  The board will be headed by ultra-leftist Nina Jankowicz, a fellow at the Wilson Center.
  98. 2022 Wednesday O: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3659 what with a $37 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 03, 11, 13, 23, 34, and Mega 23.  Out of 121,094 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $21,088 apiece.  One ticket was sold at the Arco AM/PM in Perris, CA 92571 while the other was sold at 7-Eleven in Sherman Oaks, CA 91423.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #981 with a jackpot of $454 million up for grabs: Out of 180,291 winning tickets, SIX people had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $16,226 apiece.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0813 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Waters.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

Like yesterday’s offering, we have another gem for you by the Canadian-American rock band, the Band.  “Palladium Circles: The Classic New York City Broadcast 1976” came out on March 10, 2015, a live album recorded at the world-famous New York Palladium two months before “The Last Waltz” concert.  Unlike yesterday’s offering which left off “Stage Fright,” this album has it as well as more.  Fans rave that this concert was full of power, that the group was smoking hot, and that it was like old times.  We hope you will seek this one out and consider adding it to your growing collection of some of the best music in the history of the world by one of the all-time amazing bands: The Band.  Seek it out and enjoy- you will be glad you did.

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

[ii] We should have shared the music of Badfinger at the time we promoted that of the Beatles but guess what?  We flipping failed just as we failed to promote the music of Thunderclap Newman at the same time, we did the Who.  One day, we sure as heck will so, please remain vigilant.

[iii] We hope to present the music of KISS sometime in the late 2020s.

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

[v] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now: COVID Live Update: 146,144,571 Cases and 3,097,090 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

[vii] See previous.

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

[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, 19-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] Grover Norquist says that Joe Biden is returning the nation back to the failed tax policies of the past that so harmed the nation.

[xvii] Speaking of Elon Musk, he says that ‘those who go on the Mars trip may not come back alive.’  Amen.

[xviii] 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)

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

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

[xxi] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

108. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2022

2019 Thursday: Attorney General William “Bill” Barr releases a redacted version of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s findings on whether then candidate Donald J. Trump conspired with the Russkies to win the 2016 Presidential Election. The findings found NO trace of any collusion between Vladimir Putin and candidate Trump but also did not entirely clear President Trump of other ‘alleged’ or ‘suspected wrongdoings.’ Foaming-at-the-mouth Democrats were screaming, “See! See! The report did not say Trump didn’t collude; no, it only said no evidence could be uncovered.’ Ah, gee whiz, and so it goes…

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108. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2022:

Easter Monday / Tax Day / Patriots’ Day (Maine and Massachusetts), Boston Marathon

Vice President William R. King; U.S. Attorney General John Y. Mason; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Henry M. Teller; U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul H. O’Neill;  Colosseum featuring Tony Reeves, Moby Grape featuring Skip Spence:

  1. 310 Monday: St. Eusebius begins his reign as the 31st Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until August 17, 310.
  2. 1521 Monday: In the Diet of Worms, breakaway priest, Martin Luther, confronted Emperor Charles V and refused to retract the views that led to his excommunication from the Catholic Church.
  3. 1775 Tuesday: American revolutionaries Paul Revere, William Dawes, and Samuel Prescott rode through the towns of Massachusetts giving the warning that the Regulars were coming.  Later, people attributed the phrase “the British are coming” to Revere even though it is unlikely that he used that wording being British subjects and all.
  4. 1783 Friday: Fighting ceases in the American Revolution, eight years to the day since it first erupted.
  5. 1799 Thursday: In Hicksford, Virginia, the future 18th U.S. Attorney General John Y. Mason is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President James K. Polk from March 05, 1845, to September 16,1846.
  6. 1846 Saturday: R.E. House patented the telegraph ticker.
  7. 1853 Monday: The 13th vice president of the United States, (served 03-04-1853 to 04-18-1853), Democrat William R. King—died in office on this date.
  8. 1861 Thursday: Prior to the onset of the American Civil War, General Robert E. Lee rejects an opportunity to command ALL Union Armies but instead, elects to fight for the Confederacy.
  9. 1880 Sunday: A tornado strikes Marshfield, Missouri, killing 99 people and injuring 100.
  10. 1882 Tuesday: The 15th U.S. Interior Secretary Henry M. Teller assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Chester Alan Arthur from today until March 03, 1885, and then became a U.S. senator from the Rocky Mountain State.
  11. 1895 Thursday: The New York State government passed an act that established free public baths for all citizens on this date.
  12. 1902 Friday: Denmark becomes the first country to adopt fingerprinting to identify criminals.
  13. 1906 Wednesday: A devastating earthquake stuck San Francisco, California, which a raging fire then followed that swept through the city.  Estimates of the final death toll range between 3,000 and 6,000.
  14. 1910 Monday: Suffragists showed up at the U.S. Capitol with half a million signatures demanding that women receive the right to vote.  Elsewhere, Walter R. Brookins made the first airplane flight at night.
  15. 1916 Tuesday: Fighting continues between German Colonial troops and their South African opponents around Kondona Irangi.  The Germans are able to continue inflicting substantial losses on their Allied opponents which is tying down massive numbers of Allie troops that could be used to better purpose in the European theater.
  16. 1917 Wednesday: The Second Battle of Gaza which began yesterday in earnest is underway.  British artillery and warships begin bombing the hell of out the Turkish positions but the Ottomans being seasoned troops are not flinching.  They will put up a spirited defense to hold onto their hard-won gains.
  17. 1918 Thursday: As Czarist Russia continues imploding, German troops in Finland are fighting to cut off Russian forces fighting to maintain the incorporated nation in their camp.  Meanwhile, another breakaway country, Lithuanian, shows its new national flag.
  18. 1923 Wednesday: The first game at the original Yankee Stadium in New York occurred on this date; the Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox by a score of 4-1.  Meanwhile, Poland annexes central Lithuania.
  19. 1924 Friday: The first crossword puzzle book hits publication by Simon & Schuster.
  20. 1927 Monday: Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek forms anti-communist government in China[i].
  21. 1934 Wednesday: The first laundromat (called a ‘washateria’) opened in Fort Worth, Texas.
  22. 1936 Saturday: Pan-Am Clipper begins regular passenger flights from San Francisco to Honolulu.
  23. 1938 Monday: Superman, aka “The Man of Steel,” made his debut as the first issue of Action Comics (bearing a cover date of June) went on sale for 10 cents a copy.  However, in 2014, a nearly flawless original copy sold on eBay for $3.2 million.
  24. 1941 Friday: Yugoslavia is out of the fight and Greece is soon to follow.  The Axis troops continue pushing deeper into Greece driving all that stands before them farther south.  The German 6th Mountain Division arrives on the outskirts of Mt. Olympus. 
  25. 1942 Saturday: An air squadron from the USS Hornet led by Lt. Colonel James H. Doolittle raided Tokyo and other Japanese cities.  The B-25 bombers launched off the pitching decks of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet and flew to their targets.  Most caught the Japanese by surprise and since the bombing mission was a one-way flight, the planes that managed to avoid being shot down flew into China and ditched.  The Japanese were angry as hornets and went after the air crews with venom.  Many were killed where they were found.   Meanwhile, the first World War II edition of The Stars and Stripes underwent publication as a weekly newspaper.
  26. 1943 Sunday: During World War II, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, commander-in-chief of the Japanese Combined Fleet, died as U.S. fighters intercepted his aircraft as it approached Bougainville in the Solomon Islands and shot it down.  Elsewhere, future bassist with the British jazz-rock band, Colosseum[ii]– Tony Reeves- is born in New Eltham, Southeast London, England, on this date.
  27. 1944 Tuesday: As the Red Army continues rolling up the Axis in the Crimea, the Soviets capture the historic settlement of Balaklava on the western shore.  Any Axis troops not fortunate enough to be evacuated by sea to the west will wind up in POW camps…if they’re lucky.  
  28. 1945 Wednesday: Famed American war correspondent Ernie Pyle, 44, died by Japanese gunfire on the Pacific island of Ie Shima off Okinawa.  Elsewhere, Il Duce Benito Mussolini visits Milan in the hopes of being able to make a stand there with his remaining loyal Fascist troops.  Things would not end well for him there.
  29. 1946 Thursday: In Windsor, Ontario, California, Skip Spence, future original drummer of the Jefferson Airplane[iii] and later vocalist and guitarist with the San Francisco band, Moby Grape[iv], was born on this date.  Meanwhile, the United States recognizes the Yugoslavia government of Marshal Tito.
  30. 1949 Monday: The Republic of Ireland withdraws from the British Commonwealth.
  31. 1954 Sunday:  Colonel Abdel Nasser seizes control of the Egyptian government and proclaims himself the prime minister.   Elsewhere, at Dien Bien Phu, heavy fighting at Huguette 6 ends near dawn with the Viet Minh victorious.  The cost is high for both sides, the French are having difficulty replacing their losses while the People’s Army is scraping the bottom of the barrel in other parts of the country and bringing in teenagers to continue the fight.  There is hope among the French leadership that the U.S. will begin flying air missions to help them…[v]
  32. 1956 Wednesday: Egypt and Israel agree to a ceasefire over the Suez Canal Conflict.  Meanwhile, American actress Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier of Monaco in a civil ceremony.  A church wedding occurred the following day.
  33. 1958 Friday: Government troops retake Padang, Middle-Sumatra, Indonesia, from the Islamist thugs who had control of it.  Elsewhere, a United States federal court rules that poet Ezra Pound should receive his release from an insane asylum.
  34. 1963 Thursday: In the 16th NBA Finals game, the Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers by a final tally of 4 games to 3.  Elsewhere, Dr. James Campbell performs the first human nerve transplant.
  35. 1964 Saturday: In Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodger Sandy Koufax becomes the first pitcher to strike out the side on 9 pitches.
  36. 1966 Monday: In the NBA, Bill Russell becomes the first black head coach of a team, his former one, the Boston Celtics.
  37. 1968 Thursday: Great Britain sells the London Bridge to a U.S. oil company that plans to erect it in the state of Arizona.
  38. 1978 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate votes to turn the Panama Canal over to Panama on December 31, 1999.   (The American people did not vote for President Jimmy Carter to hand the Panama Canal over to the Panamanians who then hire Chi-Coms to operate it).
  39. 1980 Friday: Zimbabwe (formerly Southern Rhodesia) declares independence from UK.
  40. 1983 Monday: In Lebanon at the U.S. embassy, a suicide bomber kills 63 people.
  41. 1987 Saturday: A fellow skydiver rescues an unconscious colleague in mid-air.  
  42. 1989 Tuesday: Zimbabwe gains its independence.
  43. 1990 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States rules states could make it a crime to possess or to look at child pornography, even in one’s home.
  44. 1991 Thursday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall scores a 9th round TKO in a scheduled 10-round bout over Bruce Seldon, aka the Atlantic City Express.  Seldon’s record with the loss went to 18-1 while the “Atomic Bull’s” record went to 16-4. 
  45. 1995 Tuesday: Former San Francisco 49ers and current Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, Joe Montana, announces his retirement from the NFL.
  46. 1996 Thursday: A least 106 civilians die when the Israeli Defense Forces accidentally shell the UN compound at Quanah, Lebanon.
  47. 2003 Friday: In Baghdad, U.S. military arrives on the scene of a ‘biological testing center’ and discover that various of horrible diseases have been stolen.  Gone are cholera samples, HIV, black fever, polio, and other problematic diseases that can be used as weapons.   Meanwhile law enforcement authorities in the San Francisco Bay-area confirm that the headless body and dead fetus discovered washed up on the shore do belong to the missing Laci Peterson and her unborn child.
  48. 2004 Sunday: Sworn in yesterday, Socialist Party Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero of Spain says that in accordance with the will of the Spanish people, all Spanish troops serving in Iraq should be brought home as soon as it is humanly possible.   Elsewhere, following the death of its leader Abdel Aziz Ali Abdul Majid al-Rantisi, killed in an Israeli missile strike the day before selects a new leader but does not take to the streets to announce who the lucky thug is.  They know the Israelis might light up this POS, too.  
  49. 2005 Monday: In the Papal Conclave of 2005, senior cardinals signal no new pope has been chosen by sending up black smoke, the traditional method of signaling no decision.  When white smoke goes up, they have made their choice and will inform the world.  We will await the decision.
  50. 2006 Tuesday: Since becoming president in 2003, Chi-Com President Hu Jintao arrives in Washington state, his first official visit to the United States.  Meanwhile, Russian gas company Gazprom and customer European Union are having issues.  The head of Gazprom told the EU leadership NOT to politicize the delivery of cheap energy for the rest of Europe.
  51. 2007 Wednesday: People across the United States are protesting gun crimes what with the massacre at Virginia Tech earlier in the week.  Police announce their suspect is a Korean student named 23-year-old Cho Seung-Hui as the mass murderer.  The POS used two handguns to kill more people in 10 minutes than ever before.  Wow. 
  52. 2008 Friday: Ahead of trade talks between the United States and South Korea, the latter agrees to open its markets to U.S. beef from the former.  (Note- we find it amazing that we have all these allies who won’t take our goods.  What’s up with that?)
  53. 2009 Saturday: At a warehouse in Hunan, communist China, something goes incredibly awry when the place suddenly blows up killing at least 18 people in the initial explosion and wounding and disfiguring God knows how many others.   
  54. 2010 Sunday: President of Iran Mahmud Ahmadinejad calls for ‘alien troops’ to leave and suggests that the regional nations should settle things among themselves.  Tehran wants NO U.S. or other troops anywhere in the Middle East believing that Iran should be the dominant power in the region.
  55. 2011 Monday: Things continue getting out of hand in Syria.  In the city of Homs, anti-government protesters are angrier than ever after the Syrian military opened fire on people protesting the Bashar al-Assad regime.  A military officer who refused to fire on protesters undergoes execution himself.   Anti-Bashar al-Assad protesters are getting whacked all over the country.
  56. 2012 Wednesday: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission together complete rules to limit which firms are required to register with either or both agencies as ‘swap dealers.’  Elsewhere, the wimpified U.S. military is condemning photos of U.S. servicemen posing with the corpses of mangled suicide bombers.  At least two such incidents occurred.  (Note- they should have seen photos from the Vietnam War.  It was what it was).
  57. 2013 Thursday: Kepler-62e and Kepler-62f, two planets resembling planet Earth are discovered revolving around the star Kepler-62 in the habitable zone, an area around the stars whose atmospheric pressure can support liquid water at the surface.   Elsewhere, President Barack Obama visits the city of Boston.  Meanwhile, as a condition of talking to the Obama administration, North Korea demands that all UN-imposed sanctions on their country be lifted or screw off.
  58. 2014 Friday: About 80 miles northwest of the resort town of Acapulco, Mexico, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits but the authorities report only minimal damage.  Elsewhere, in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, pro-Russian thugs holding government buildings refuse to surrender them to Ukrainian authorities threatening an international incident.  Kiev needs to send in some worse thugs than the Russian scum holding them and evict them right into a prison cell.  This is what happens when an American president- Bill Clinton- promised the Ukrainians that ‘America would come to their defense if they would only surrender their nuclear weapons.’  This mess occurred shortly after the fall of the Soviet Union.
  59. 2015 Saturday: In Nigeria, 17 people die from a mystery disease within 24 hours of the onset of symptoms.  Tests show that the disease is not viral; however, currently, there is no identification.  Elsewhere, the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inducts Ringo Starr[vi] (finally!), the Paul Butterfield Blues Band[vii] (finally!), Joan Jett and the Blackhearts[viii] (finally!), Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble[ix] (guy’s been dead quite a while), Green Day[x], Bill Withers[xi], Lou Reed[xii] (finally), and the Five Royals.
  60. 2016 Monday: U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter arrives in Baghdad and informs his counterparts that in an effort to defeat ISIS, the U.S. will be sending more troops to help Iraqi troops repel the murderous thugs.  Elsewhere, in the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea, a migrant boat off the coast of Egypt, overloaded with Somali immigrants bound for Italy capsizes and at least 400 of the travelers drown.
  61. 2017 Tuesday: After a racist, anti-white gunman goes on a shooting rampage in downtown Fresno, California, law enforcement catches up with the murderous POS charging him with three murders as well as one or two others he committed several days prior to these crimes.   SHOOT him.   Meanwhile, President Trump visits Kenosha, Wisconsin, and signs an executive order with which to strengthen U.S. workers as opposed to foreign workers as well as to examine the number of H-1B visa handed out by the U.S. every year so BIG TECH can avoid hiring American workers in place of low-cost foreign workers. 
  62. 2018 Wednesday: In Managua, Nicaragua, as protesters march protesting cuts to social programs by the Sandinista government, pro-government gangs take to the streets and begin beating the living bejezzus out of them.  Such is the ‘communist way.’   Elsewhere as more information arises from Israeli air strikes into neighboring Syria appears, we learn that their targets were Iranian missile systems with which to target Israeli aircraft.  Well, the Iranians will have to start over…
  63. 2019 Thursday: Attorney General William “Bill” Barr releases a redacted version of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s findings on whether then candidate Donald J. Trump conspired with the Russkies to win the 2016 Presidential Election.  The findings found NO trace of any collusion between Vladimir Putin and candidate Trump but also did not entirely clear President Trump of other ‘alleged’ or ‘suspected wrongdoings.’  Foaming-at-the-mouth Democrats were screaming, “See!  See!  The report did not say Trump didn’t collude; no, it only said no evidence could be uncovered.’  Ah, gee whiz, and so it goes…
  64. 2020 Saturday:  The COVID-19 Virus Crisis continues taking lives and ruining economies around the globe.  Many speculate that the Chinese- allied with the Democrats- set this debacle upon the world.  Rather funny how it sprang up in the death throes of impeachment.  Thank you, communist China, thank you, Democratic Party.  Around the globe, we have 2,310,572 confirmed cases of this horrible disease, 158,691 confirmed deaths, and 590,682 confirmed recoveries. 
    The United States claims 739,988 confirmed cases what with 38,928 confirmed fatalities but 66,357 confirmed recoveries.  Yet Democratic governors such as Gretchen Whitmer and the KKK governor of Virginia, continue locking down their states as though they are communists themselves.  One can only wonder why?  Meanwhile, our ‘friends,’ the People’s Republic of China claim 88,302 confirmed cases, 4,632 confirmed deaths, and 82,589 confirmed recoveries.
  65. 2020 Saturday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the former 72nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul H. O’Neill died at age 84.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from January 20, 2001, to December 31, 2002.
  66. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 141,015,440 confirmed cases, +932,847, 3,014,805  confirmed deaths, +12,651, and 80,500,382 confirmed recoveries, +659,474.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,867,364 confirmed cases, UP 102,620 from yesterday’s reporting, 572,627 confirmed deaths, UP 1,163, and 119,031,290 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[xiii] 
  67. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 247,359 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.   In other COVID-19 news, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says it’s ‘unlikely that the J & J Chi-Vi vaccine will be sidelined for good.’  We aren’t going to take that crap so you may as well send it to the Chi-Coms, the Iranians, or some other crap-hole country.  Oh, Dr. Fauci also says ‘guns are a health issues.’  No kidding- get shot by one and you have a problem but then again, so are knives and sledgehammers if misused.
  68. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,716,603 confirmed cases, 60,949 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,168,901 confirmed cases, 34,439 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,606 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 387,312 confirmed cases, 5,427 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Nevada, the home of fraudulent 2020 Election results: they have 310,239 confirmed cases, 5,365 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[xiv] 
  69. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,047 confirmed cases, 6,338 confirmed deaths, and 828,235 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- the West Bank, long a part of Israel: 279,273 cases of the virus, 2,983 confirmed deaths and 245,293 confirmed recoveries.[xv]  
  70. 2021 Sunday D: U.S. DOLLAR CONVERSIONS– Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Haitian Gourde, one greenback equals 81.80 and in Honduran Lempira, a buck equals 23.98.[xvi]
  71. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE FOUR STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.968 per gallon, $2.826 in Florida, $3.745 in Hawaii, and $3.371 in Washington state.[xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Kansas: $2.676.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,186,291,746,801 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]
  72. 2021 Sunday F: GUNS-GUNS-GUNS– in the era of the FALSE PRESIDENT- Joe Biden- gun crimes continue unabated what a shooting at a bar in Kenosha, Wisconsin, early this morning that killed three and injured another three.  By midday, law enforcement had located a person of interest in this mass shooting.  Meanwhile, another mass shooting occurred in an Austin, Texas, apartment complex when an unknown shooter shot and killed three people and then vanished into thin air.  Police are going door to door searching for the scumbag involved in this crime.  Already, it would appear that more mass shootings have occurred under the Biden regime than in the entire Trump presidency.  Are people this upset with a phony president in the White House?  Are they upset over the phony president’s plans to strip them of their guns that they are pouring out of the woodwork like the cockroaches they are taking care of business before they are forced to mete out justice and/or punishment via baseball bats and meat cleavers?  What the hell is going on?[xix] 
  73. 2021 Sunday G: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE– Joe Biden plans to release 400 illegal alien families with their brats into the interior of the country per day by June 2021.  We are not going to provide care for this human refuse, Joe.  Let ‘em die in the streets.  Next, a Texas illegal alien holding pen for young girls gets shut down after a volunteer work dies under mysterious circumstances.   Meanwhile, a mumbling, stumbling phony president, Joe Biden, mutters that he has no numbers regarding refugees he is going to resettle in the United States but is looking at 60,000 this year and another 100,000 per year thereafter.  Thank you, f**king Joe.
  74. 2021 Sunday H: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS I– Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Australian government says they are in no hurry to reopen their borders that have been closed thanks to COVID-19.  Next, the Czech Republic expels Russian foreign embassy staff over link to alleged 2014 sabotage carried out by the Russkies that blew up a Czech ammo dump.  Meanwhile, we learn that the Chi-Coms are ecstatic over the weakness displayed by both senile Joe Biden and a feeble Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.  Taiwan, we’re coming for you.   Moving on, the GOP is demanding a stronger show of force as the Russian buildup along the Ukrainian border continues.  Invasion coming here soon, too.  We expect the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Iranians, and others are going to move simultaneously, and Joe Biden will be left playing pocket pool on the sidelines.  Speaking of Joe Biden’s impotency, former DNI John Ratcliffe says ‘America’s adversaries are taking advantage of Joe Biden’s extremely evident weakness.’ 
  75. 2021 Sunday I:  FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS II– President Donald J. Trump says, ‘it’s a positive and wonderful thing to be getting out of Afghanistan but is critical of the timeline of the withdrawal.’  He negotiated the U.S. departure by May 1, 2021, and Joe Biden has extended it to September 11, 2001.  Here is what we think: we think it’s a ploy by the Bidenistas to cause the Taliban to begin launching major attacks on U.S. positions and personnel so the United States can turn around and say, “Oh, woe, we have to remain in the s***hole country for another 4-8 years so we can continue profiting from the death and destruction.”  There is NO reason to remain in Afghanistan, folks.   Elsewhere, the Mossad announces that ‘yes, indeed, the Biden regime is working at getting back into the FAILED Iran nuclear program.’  Thanks for telling us this but we already knew this POS Joe Biden has no original ideas of his own.  Speaking of the Iranian fecal matter, they fired a barrage of rockets into a base utilized by U.S. contractors in Iraq.  Let’s light Tehran up!  Kill ‘em all!
  76. 2021 Sunday J: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS III– Joe Biden’s National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan claims that his boss, the incredibly fuddled Joe Biden is taking a ‘tough stance’ on Vladimir Putin’s Russia over its ongoing mistreatment of Putin critic Alexei Navalny.  Why Navalny returned to Russia is beyond us but hey, the Russians are doing horrible crap to the imprisoned anti-Putin, which is not right, but Joe Biden is going to do NOTHING about anything.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden’s climate czar, the incredibly phony John F. “Lurch” Kerry is ignoring South Korea’s complaints about Japan’s releasing of toxic water from its shuttered Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean. 
  77. 2021 Sunday K: POLITICAL NEWS I– Former President Donald J. Trump ambassador to Denmark Carla Sands is considering a run for Senator Pat Toomey’s seat in Pennsylvania.   Next, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says that Joe Biden unlike President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is in an advantageous position to pack the U.S. Supreme Court.   Many in the GOP are confident that expanding the U.S. Supreme Court will be detrimental to the Democrats in 2022 and again in 2024.  Big flipping deal, the damage will be done and with tens of millions new illegal alien voters, it won’t matter.  Why are you people so obstinately stupid?   Speaking of other stupidity, new SEC Chairman Gary Gensler plans to increase rules and regulations (such as the ones President Donald J. Trump eradicated) so he can help make Joe Biden’s Green New Deal a reality.  Wow.  Going to be great.
  78. 2021 Sunday L: POLITICAL NEWS II– The Grand Old Party in the Peach State has censured not only Governor Brian Kemp, RINO, and others among statewide leadership over their failure to adequately address President Donald J. Trump’s concerns over election fraud.  Speaking of Governor Kemp, former Democrat-turned-Republican Vernon Jones announced yesterday that he is going to primary Gov. Kemp.  Poor Governor Kemp, he should have stood by President Trump as should have Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, another RINO POS.  We hope they lose in next year’s primaries.   Meanwhile, Congressman Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, criticizes befuddled old Joe Biden’s work schedule, says that he is ‘not working hard enough like a purported U.S. president.’  Elsewhere, we learn today that the National Security Agency- the NSA- is targeting U.S. Navy officers who are pro-Trump instead of targeting foreign enemies abroad.  Wow.  How sad.  Are we beginning to see the beginning of America’s first Soviet-style purge of military officers?  Wow.   Finally, at a Lincoln Day fundraiser in Florida, President Donald J. Trump received a thunderous standing ovation from hundreds of assembled guests.  “Miss him yet?”  You better believe we all do.
  79. 2021 Sunday M: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– Elon Musk beats out Jeff Bezos and Amazon getting a $3 billion NASA contract with which to return Americans to the moon. Moving on, a Rasmussen poll says that 54-percent of likely American voters disapprove of what the Democrat-controlled Congress is doing.  We bet it’s way higher than that.   Another poll shows that since the Democrats stole the 2020 Presidential Election, CNN’s ratings have plummeted by 54-percent.  Equally hateful MSNBC also has seen severe losses in viewership.  Next, an Antifa watchdog group has released the mugshots of all the Black Lives Matter and Antifa thugs and punks arrested in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, for the world to see.  Most of them are spoiled white punks which leads us to reiterate what we have said before: when two generations of young people are spared the belt across their bare asses, this is what you end up with- punks.   Speaking of Brooklyn Center, riots continue in that city as well as in other cities across the nation as leftist scumbags prepare for the verdict in the murder trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.   Finally, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, says the lawsuit the state has on Joe Biden will force the feeble old fool to ‘enforce the law’ instead of avoiding it.
  80. 2022 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 505,019,209 confirmed cases, +211,451, 6,224,359 confirmed deaths, +1,092 and 456,444,263 confirmed recoveries, +441,770. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,355,416 confirmed cases, UP 39,068 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,015,697 confirmed deaths, UP 246,[xx] and 80,225,326 confirmed recoveries, UP to 23,012.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxi]
  81. 2022 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 566,404 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 201,649 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 453 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  82. 2022 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,156,797 confirmed cases, 89,796 confirmed deaths, and 8,919,596 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,929,190 confirmed cases, 73,738 confirmed deaths, and 5,804,029 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 243,299 confirmed cases, 1,390 confirmed deaths, and 237,374 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,474,548 confirmed cases, 12,619 confirmed deaths, and 1,436,006 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., District of Columbia: they have 139,772 confirmed cases, 1,333 confirmed deaths, and 134,348 confirmed recoveries.[xxii]   
  83. 2022 Monday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,036,384 confirmed cases, 10,647 confirmed deaths, and 3,941,841 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Diamond Princess, 216th place on the list: 712 cases of the virus, 13 confirmed death and 699 confirmed recoveries.[xxiii]                        
  84. 2022 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,411.69, DOWN 39.54 points (-0.11%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,332.36 DOWN 18.72 points (-18.72%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,391.69, DOWN 0.90 points (-0.02%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $107.59 per barrel, +0.64 (+0.60%).  The price of GOLD is $1,980.10 per troy oz., +5.20 (+0.26%) while the price of SILVER is $26.04 per troy ounce, +0.34 (+1.32%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,016.70 per troy oz, +22.50 (+2.26%) while the price of COPPER is $4.80 per pound, +0.08 (+1.67%).[xxiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,442.24 per troy oz., +73.78 (+3.11%). The price of RHODIUM is $19,200.00 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,085,000.00 per CNY/T, -25,000.00 (-2.25%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,285.50 per USD/T, +49.50 (+1.53%). The price of ZINC is $4,412.00 per USD/T., -49.50 (-1.11%).   The price of COCOA is $2,525.00 per USD/T, -58.00 (-2.25%).  The price of COFFEE is $223.85 per USD/T, +0.25 (+0.11%).  The price of LUMBER is $914.70 USD 1,000 board feet +25.70 (+2.89%).[xxv]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.36 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.93 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 19.82, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 80.00 of theirs.    In Malaysian Ringgit, one greenback equals 4.25 and in Maldivian Rufiyaa, a buck equals 15.42 and in Mauritanian Ouguiya, one dollar equals 95.53 of theirs.[xxvi]       
  85. 2022 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.708 per gallon, $4.003 in Florida, $5.226 in Hawaii, and $4.673 in Washington state.[xxvii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Kansas- $3.662.  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 20th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Ethiopia: $2.349 per U.S. Gallon.[xxviii] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,393,303,494,350 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Kuwait the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Sweden.  This nation holds $47,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  86. 2022 Monday F: For us, the day after Easter is still another holiday…at least in professional foodservice.  Join us for a drink- you know where to find me.

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[i] This is the TRUE government of China, Nationalist China which is FREE China.  Although these people inhabit Taiwan, the former island of Formosa, they are the true owners of mainland China, too, and the sooner they reclaim their birthright, the sooner the world will heal.

[ii] We look forward to sharing the music of this influential British band within the next five years.  Colosseum was overlooked when we shared the group of interconnected bands in which, Humble Pie, was a part.  Sorry for the oversight.

[iii] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.

[iv] We promoted the music of the famed San Francisco, California, rock band, Moby Grape, on Monday, 09-April-2012 through Monday, 23-April-2012.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[v] As always, our main source is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, Da Capo Press, 2004.

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

[vii] We hope to share the music of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band as well as Al Kooper sometime in the next 10-15 years.  We hope you will remain with us as loyal readers.

[viii] Not sure when we will begin celebrating the music of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts but when we do…you will be among the first to know.

[ix] As to when we will celebrate the life, times, and music of the late great Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble, we haven’t a clue so stay alert for the day we finally do.

[x] We doubt we will ever do the music of Green Day.

[xi] We hope to celebrate the music of Bill Withers one day.  Please stay alert for when that day arrives.  You will be glad you did.

[xii] We began promoting the music of the Velvet Underground starting on Tuesday, 18-March-2014 through Wednesday, 09-April-2014.  At the time we promoted this famous New York City rock band, we failed to share the music of the man himself, Lou Reed.  We hope to rectify that mistake when we return to promoting American bands again.  Thank you for your patience.

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

[xiv]See previous.

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

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

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

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

[xix] Here’s another shooting we will lay at the feet of Joe Biden- the shooting in Laplace, Louisiana, yesterday at a child’s birthday party.  Six people were shot and injured there.  Is it not amazing how many gun crimes are occurring with Joe Biden in the White House?  By the time this POS is out of office (hopefully later this year), he will have set the record for mass shootings.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

106. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2022

Friends, we understand that the left can say whatever they want about whomever they want. However, they persecute us for making light of all manner of things, lampooning bigwig politicians, or criticizing drastic social changes. Well, we will do our best to clean things up and put our critics at ease. What the hell.

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106. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2022:

Holy Saturday

U.S. Interior Secretary Caleb B. Smith; U.S. Secretaries of State William R. King and Anthony Blinken; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Charles J. Folger; Romanticist Francisco Goya, Chicago featuring Jason Scheff, Moby Grape featuring Skip Spence, Roxy Music featuring Graham Simpson, Savoy Brown featuring “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, and Uriah Heep featuring Lee Kerslake:

  1. 1178 B.C.: A solar eclipse may have marked the return of Odysseus, legendary king of Ithaca, to his kingdom after the Trojan War.
  2. 73 Sunday: Masada, a Jewish fortress where the zealots fled after the fall of Jerusalem, fell to the Romans after a lengthy siege, which ended the Great Jewish Revolt.
  3. 556 Friday: Pelagius I begins his reign as the 60th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pope from today until March 04, 561.
  4. 1789 Wednesday: President-elect George Washington left Mount Vernon, Virginia, for his inauguration in New York.
  5. 1808: In Boston, Massachusetts, future 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Caleb B. Smith is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Smith served under President Abraham Lincoln from March 05, 1861, to January 01, 1863.
  6. 1818 Thursday: The United States Senate ratified the Rush-Bagot amendment to form an unarmed U.S.-Canadian border.  Meanwhile, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, future 34th U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles J. Folger is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Folger would serve under President Chester A. Arthur from November 14, 1881, to September 04, 1884.
  7. 1828: In Bordeaux, France, famed Romanticist artist Francisco Goya died at age 82.
  8. 1854 Sunday: San Salvador virtually disappeared during a massive earthquake.
  9. 1861 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln forbids anyone in the United States from doing business with the Confederacy.
  10. 1862 Wednesday: During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia.  Meanwhile, the Confederacy conscripted all white men between the ages of 18 and 35.
  11. 1881 Saturday: In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fought his final gun battle.
  12. 1889 Tuesday: In London, England, famed movie star and film director Charles Chaplin was born on this date.
  13. 1900 Monday: The Post Office issued the first book of postage stamps.  The two-cent stamps appeared in books of 12, 24, and 48 stamps.
  14. 1905 Sunday: Andrew Carnegie donated $10 million of personal money to set up the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
  15. 1912 Tuesday: American aviator Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly across the English Channel, traveling from Dover, England, to France in 59 minutes.
  16. 1916 Sunday: In Mesopotamia, British relief forces are fighting to relieve their comrades trapped Kut.  The Ottoman Turks have siege lines drawn around the ancient city and have been starving and denying their British opponents water and military supplies.  British forces continue drawing closer and closer to the besieged garrison but cannot push through the positions held by the fanatical Turks.  Allah is, after all, on their side.
  17. 1917 Monday: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin arrived back from exile in Petrograd to join the Russian Revolution.   Kaiser Wilhelm II played his ‘secret weapon’ well: loaded aboard a closed train, Lenin and the Kaiser struck a deal- ‘we will send you back to Russia and when you take power, you take Russia out of the war.’  And so, it occurred.  However, when the communists took power, every nation in Europe shunned them because they did not want the evil disease of Marxism spreading to their countries but for now, all was well. 
  18. 1922 Sunday: A treaty signed in Italy between Germany and the USSR recognized the governments of one another’s countries.  Elsewhere, Annie Oakley shot 100 clay targets in a row to set a women’s record.
  19. 1927 Saturday: In Marktl am Inn, Bavaria, Germany, future 265th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XVI is born.  He would become pontiff on April 19, 2005, and would guide his flock until being forced into early retirement on February 28, 2013, so that Pope Francis could become pontiff.  
  20. 1938 Saturday: Great Britain recognizes the Italian annexation of the African nation of Abyssinia.
  21. 1939 Sunday: Soviet leader Josef Stalin calls for a pact between Great Britain, France, and the USSR to defend against Nazi aggression. 
  22. 1940 Tuesday: Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians threw the first no-hit, no-run game on opening day of baseball season.  The Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox by a score of 1-0.  Meanwhile, British troops land to the north and south of Trondheim in Norway as they seek to defy the Nazis an easy victory and to help the Norwegian military to keep the Germans tied down for as long as possible.
  23. 1941 Wednesday: The Yugoslav government (or what’s left of it) is attempting to negotiate an end to the Axis invasion of their country.  The Yugoslav military was not prepared for the Blitzkrieg that fell atop them like a load of bricks.  Anger Adolf Hitler and you will pay the price. 
  24. 1942 Thursday: During World War II, Britain’s King George VI awards the George Cross to the island of Malta for suffering German air attacks and invasion and for fighting back bravely.
  25. 1943 Friday: “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, rhythm guitarist and vocalist with both the original Savoy Brown[i] and a founding member of Foghat[ii] was born on today’s date in Dulwich, London, England.  Meanwhile, in Basel, Switzerland, chemist Albert Hoffman accidentally discovered the hallucinogenic effects of LSD-25 while working on the medicinal value of lysergic acid.  
  26. 1944 Sunday: The Red Army continues rolling up German and Rumanian pockets around Yalta as the Soviets continue pushing the Axis troops out of their country.  Although ill-supplied and devoid of hope, the Germans continue fighting for their lives because they are more afraid of the Fuhrer in Berlin than they are of their Russian enemies.
  27. 1945 Monday: Allied troops begin entering the German city of Nuremburg during World War II.  Meanwhile the Red Army commenced the Battle of Berlin.  First, they would have to capture the outlying heights and then cut off the city.  German troops know that they cannot win this battle; however, they plan to bleed the Red Army dry of blood.  Finally, in the Baltic Sea, a Soviet submarine torpedoed and sank the MV Goya, a luxury liner the Nazis impressed into service to haul refugees and wounded soldiers from the Baltic republics in the face of an attacking Red Army; it is estimated that up to 7,000 peopled died in the attack.
  28. 1947 Wednesday: The French ship Grandcamp blew up at the harbor in Texas City, Texas; another ship, the High Flyer, exploded the following day.  The blasts killed nearly 600 people.  Elsewhere, financier Bernard M. Baruch said in a speech at the South Carolina statehouse, “Let us not be deceived—we are today in the midst of a Cold War.”  Elsewhere, future rock drummer with the British band, Uriah Heep[iii], 1971-1979 / 1981-2007, Lee Kerslake—is born in in Winton, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, on this date.
  29. 1951 Monday: The British submarine Affray sinks in the English Channel resulting in the loss of 75 lives.
  30. 1954 Friday: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues, building in intensity.  Great pains are put into locating the enemy AA batteries so they can neutralize as many of them as possible which they do- at great cost in dwindling artillery ammunition.  The problem is, there are so many, taking out the ones they could cost them much-needed artillery ammo.  Meanwhile, Hanoi sends word that they are going to promote the leading officers by one rank.  Thus, Colonel Christian De Castries becomes Brigadier General De Castries while Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais and other lieutenant colonels move up to full bird colonel.  This is significant because it shows that leadership in Hanoi recognizes they are going to lose this fight…but not yet.[iv]
  31. 1962 Monday: Brazil nationalizes U.S. businesses.  Meanwhile, Walter Cronkite began anchoring the “CBS Evening News.”  Elsewhere, future U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is born in New York City, N.Y. on this date.  A Democrat, he would serve under Joe Biden from January 26, 2021, until?  Finally, New Orleans Archbishop Joseph Rummel excommunicated three local Roman Catholics for fighting racial integration of parochial schools.  
  32. 1963 Tuesday: Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote his “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” in which, the civil rights leader responded to a group of local clergymen who had criticized him for leading street protests; however, King, in his letter, defended his tactics, writing, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
  33. 1966 Saturday: Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain.
  34. 1967 Sunday: At the Western Open in El Monte, California, Bakersfield native Ken Barnes Jr. became the first skeet shooter to break a perfect 400 straight in all four guns (.410, 28, 20 and 12 gauges).  He is also the only shooter to this with pump action shotguns.
  35. 1968 Tuesday: The Pentagon announced that troops would begin coming home from Vietnam on this date.
  36. 1972 Sunday: Apollo 16 blasted off on a voyage to the moon with astronauts John W. Young, Charles M. Duke, Jr., and Ken Mattingly aboard.
  37. 1975 Wednesday: The Khmer Rouge Rebels won control of Cambodia after five years of civil war.  They renamed the country Kampuchea and began a reign of terror on this date.
  38. 1977 Saturday: At the Aladdin Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada, at the 2:18-minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, powerhouse slugger Earnie Shavers beats his opponent Howard Smith via a KO.  This would elevate Shavers’ pro record to 54-5-1.  On the undercard, in his first professional boxing match, Michael “The Jinx” Spinks scores a TKO of opponent, Eddie Benson, at the 2:56-minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his record to 1-0.
  39. 1978 Sunday: In Orissa, India, 180 people died when a tornado struck the area.
  40. 1982 Friday: Future Chicago[v] bassist/vocalist 1985-2016—Jason Scheff—is born on this date in San Diego, California.  Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth proclaimed Canada’s new constitution in effect, which severed the last colonial tie with Great Britain.
  41. 1983 Saturday: Steve Garvey set a new National League record by playing in his 1,118th consecutive game.
  42. 1986 Wednesday: After the United States bombed his African nation in retaliation for recent terrorist attacks, Libyan dictator, Moammar Khadafy appears on national television to dispute rumors that he died in the airstrike.
  43. 1987 Thursday: The U.S. Patent Office began allowing the patenting of new animals created by genetic engineering.
  44. 1990 Monday: Maximum unemployment benefits in the State of New York rise to $260 per week.
  45. 1991 Tuesday: In the NHL, the St. Louis Blues become the eighth team to come back from a 3-1 deficit as they beat the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 3-2 in Game 7 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals.
  46. 1992 Thursday: The House Ethics Committee listed 303 current and former lawmakers who had overdrawn their House bank accounts.  Elsewhere- at the Paramount Theater in New York City, N.Y., heavyweight boxer Michael “Dynamite” Dokes scored a KO on opponent, Danny Sutton, at the 2:54-minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his record to 47-3-2.
  47. 1996 Tuesday: In St. Louis, Mississippi, the ‘Easton Assassin’- heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes- wins a 10-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Quinn Navarre, to put his professional record to 64-5.
  48. 1999 Friday: In Santa Cruz, California, Skip Spence, the original drummer of the Jefferson Airplane[vi] and then one of the guitarists of the San Francisco rock band, Moby Grape[vii], died from lung cancer on this date; he was 52-years-old.  Elsewhere- in Copenhagen, Denmark, heavyweight boxer Brian Nielsen scores a 4th round TKO over his opponent, “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon, in a scheduled 10-round bout.  Witherspoon’s record went to 46-9 while that of Nielsen went to 49-0.
  49. 2002 Tuesday: The Supreme Court overturned major parts of a 1996 child pornography law based on rights to freedom of speech.   Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition, 535 U.S. 234 (2002) struck down two overly broad provisions of the Child Pornography Prevention Act of 1996 over First Amendment rights.  
  50. 2003 Wednesday: The U.S. State Department announces a summit of the U.S., the People’s Republic of China, and North Korea will kowtow in Beijing over April 23-24, 2003, to discuss the paused North Korean nuclear program.  Of course, nothing will come of this, but it looks good to the little people.
  51. 2004 Friday: The Human Rights Commission at the United Nations- such a stellar body with a distinguished track record (yeah, right) got a BIG HIGH-FIVE from the Chinese when the commission smacked down a motion by the United States to condemn China’s abysmal record on human rights.  Rice wine all around, folks.  Elsewhere, as the fight in Iraq goes from bad to worse, the U.S. military drops a 1,000-pound bomb near the Shiite town of Najaf.  Good going let’s make those people love us even more there, President George W. Bush.  
  52. 2005 Saturday: Leaders of the G7 meet in Washington, D.C., in the headquarters of the World Bank.  The main topics of discussion are rising energy costs and the tying of the U.S. dollar to the Chinese yuan.   Elsewhere, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, heavyweight boxer Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall scores an 8-round unanimous decision over opponent, Cornelius Ellis, to put his record to 43-8-1.
  53. 2006 Sunday: Communist Chinese President Hu Jintao holds a banquet for the honorary head of the Kuomintang, the Nationalist Party of Taiwan, Lien Chan.  This was back in a time when there was a thaw between the two countries and the fascist politics of the mainland a decade or so later were not common. 
  54. 2007 Monday: In the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, Virginia Tech gunman Seug-Hui Cho killed 33 people and injured 23 others before committing suicide.   Elsewhere, reports coming out of Iraq suggest that the U.S. is holding at least 18,000 Iraqis in various prisons with the average stay being a year and for some, far longer.   A study coming out of Iraq itself says that children in the godforsaken country are suffering at the hands of the invaders.
  55. 2008 Wednesday: The United States Supreme Court upholds lethal injection as a means of capital punishment.  Challenges over it being ‘cruel and unusual punishment’ were pushed aside as folks, you want to use Old Sparky, the gas chamber, the gallows, what- we need some way with which to eliminate condemned murderers.
  56. 2009 Thursday: Bolivian police kill three foreigners and arrest two others, men whom they claim had come to their country to assassinate their leader, communists President Evo Morales and Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera.  Sounds like a crock of crap to us.  
  57. 2010 Friday: Planes across the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia are grounded because of the volcanic ash coming from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges Goldman-Sachs with defrauding its investors.
  58. 2011 Saturday: In Egypt, the court orders the former ruling National Democratic Party of Hosni Mubarak be dissolved.  Next, in Cuba, President Raul Castro proposes ‘term limits’ for ‘elected officials.’  Come on, Raul, Cuba is a communist s**thole and things such as ‘term limits’ and ‘elections’ are complete shams, meant only for foreign consumption.
  59. 2012 Monday: Following political reforms in Myanmar, Australia relaxes sanctions on the country, including by-elections earlier this month where opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi’s party won more than a dozen seats.  Elsewhere, Roxy Music’s[viii] original bassist, Graham Simpson, died on this date in London, United Kingdom.  Meanwhile, “God Save the Queen,” the Sex Pistols big tune from 35 years ago which the BBC banned finally can be heard in the United Kingdom in time for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
  60. 2013 Tuesday: The defense ministry of China accuses the United States of increasing tensions in the Asia-Pacific region by increasing its military presence and supporting Vietnam, Japan, and the Philippines in long-term territorial disputes with the country.  Elsewhere, following yesterday’s attack on the Boston Marathon, organizers of the London Marathon- occurring this Sunday- are reassessing their security setup for the event.  Elsewhere, North Korea is having a meltdown over recent protests in South Korea in which residents of Seoul were burning portraits of the leadership.  They demand immediate apologies and cessation of all anti-Democratic Republic of North Korea activities or else.
  61. 2014 Wednesday: South Korean ferry MV Sewol sank; 304 people drowned, most of who were students on vacation.   Elsewhere, Russian hegemony continues in the Ukraine where ‘pro-Russian protesters’ manage to overpower Ukrainian forces and capture six of their armored personnel carriers. 
  62. 2015 Thursday: Migrants continue drowning in the Mediterranean in the waters between Libya and Italy as, yet another boat goes down, taking at least 340 people down to Davey Jones’ locker.  Elsewhere, European authorities charge 15 Muslim men from another boat with murder seeing as how they threw 12 Christians overboard to drown when their boat was floundering in high seas.  Crucify them.
  63. 2016 Saturday: The Afghan government continues repelling Taliban attacks on the city of Kunduz.  Afghan and U.S. troops are keeping the jihadists at bay.  Half a world away, Syria and ISIS continue doing battle with one another and many parts of the city of Aleppo are smoldering ruins.  For every rocket attack, the Syrian government answers with airstrikes.  Civilians are fleeing in all directions.
  64. 2017 Sunday: Dictatorial thug leader of Turkey- Recep Tayyip Erdogan- ‘wins’ approval for an 18-article constitutional reform which thrusts the nation ever deeper into totalitarianism.  Elsewhere, due to the stupidity of Hamas and Fatah officials, the Gaza Strip’s ONLY power generating plants shuts down.  It has run out of fuel, its bills have gone unpaid, many among the leadership have skimmed off fortunes from money given to the Palestinian Authority and all they can do is to blame it on the ‘blockade.’  Look, dimwits, the answer is simple: stop building tunnels into Israel and do something for your people.  Period. 
  65. 2018 Monday: Following a recent chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government on the town of Douma, critics are bellowing that the Russians have ‘covered up evidence at the crime scene’ to which, the Russians say, ‘not likely’ and that as soon as it’s safe there (as soon as they finish cleaning it up), they will allow a team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to visit the area. 
  66. 2019 Tuesday: While many of us love the Seattle Seahawks, there is no reason as to WHY the team made quarterback Russell Wilson the highest-paid QB in the game, giving him both a $65 million signing bonus as well as a four-year extension worth $140 million.  The rest of the team is struggling so it appears Seattle is going down the path the Baltimore Ravens went with QB Joe Flacco.  Where is Joe NOW?   Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump vetoes a bill demanding an end to U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iranian-backed Houthi scum in Yemen.
  67. 2020 Thursday: Jobless claims due to COVID-19, the Chinese gift to the world that won’t stop giving, come in at 5.2 million for the week.  Total claims since social distancing and economic shutdown hit 22 million Americans out of work.  This is all because of China.  We must make them pay when we come to the end of the pandemic, which we hope is soon.  Word continues to appear that demonstrate that the Wuhan Virus Crisis did indeed come out of a Chinese laboratory in the city of Wuhan where it just so happens the Chinese conduct biowarfare studies.  Although they continue lying that the virus came from somewhere else, who can believe a single word a communist regime says?  Communists always lie, it’s in their DNA which is why no one should take them at their word.  COVID-19 Statistics: currently, there are 2,151,199 confirmed cases around the planet what with 1 confirmed cases around the planet what with 143,725 confirmed fatalities as well as 541,501 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 672,931 confirmed cases with 34,386 confirmed deaths and 54,594 confirmed recoveries.  The Chinese claim 84,593 confirmed cases, 3,342 confirmed deaths and 79,112 confirmed recoveries.  Boy do the communists lie.
  68. 2020 Thursday A: The stock market today: the DOW Jones Industrial Average is 23,537.68, UP 33.33 (0.14%); the NASDAQ is 8,532.36, UP 139.19 (1.66%), and the S & P is 2,799.55, UP 16.19 (0.58%).  President Trump lays out his plan for a gradual reopening of the economy and people are ecstatic.  Meanwhile, authoritarian Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell slander defenders of the U.S. Constitution who have protested the governor’s fascist executive orders by claiming the protesters were waving ‘Confederate and Swastika flags.’  Show us some pictures, please.  Again, we say, “ANTIFA, WHERE THE F**K ARE YOU?  YOU SHOULD BE IN MICHIGAN FIGHTING AGAINST THIS FASCIST GOVERNOR AND HER FELLOW DEMOCRATS!”
  69. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 139,274,615 confirmed cases, +933,695, 2,989,590  confirmed deaths, +14,760, and 79,359,280 confirmed recoveries, +573,576.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,764,754 confirmed cases, UP 82,708 from yesterday’s reporting, 571,464 confirmed deaths, UP 933, and 119,018,094 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[ix]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  70. 2021 Friday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 244,572 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  Meanwhile, people are questioning WHY if everyone is getting their shots why the hell people must continue wearing masks like that dimwitted little troll, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci continues telling us to do.  WTF is up with that?  
  71. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,712,566 confirmed cases, 60,837 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,155,744 confirmed cases, 34,330 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,337 confirmed cases, 473 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 383,967 confirmed cases, 5,412 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Arkansas, the home of future Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders: they have 332,949 confirmed cases, 5,686 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[x] 
  72. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,902 confirmed cases, 6,315 confirmed deaths, and 827,934 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Nepal, a country the Chinese are trying to undermine and make a de facto piece of the RED EMPIRE: 282,890 cases of the virus, 3,070 confirmed deaths and 274,812 confirmed recoveries.[xi]    
  73. 2021 Friday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,200.67, UP 164.68 points (+0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,052.34, UP 13.58 points (+0.97%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,185.47, UP 15.05 points (+0.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.07 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.10%).  The price of GOLD is $1,777.30 per troy oz., -2.90 (-0.16%) while the price of SILVER is $26.04 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.25%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,206.00 per troy oz, -2.70 (-0.22%) while the price of COPPER is $4.16 per pound, -0.00 (-0.08%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,777.50 per troy oz, +36.77 (+1.34%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,600.00 per troy oz., +500.00 (+1.78%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000016.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Gibraltar pounds, one greenback equals 0.72860 and in Guatemalan Quetzal, a buck equals 7.72.[xv]   
  74. 2021 Friday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.953 per gallon, $2.833 in Florida, $3.748 in Hawaii, and $3.352 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Illinois: $3.080.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,178,345,152,208 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  75. 2021 Friday F: GUNS, GUNS, GUNS– You know folks, last night, 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole went into the FedEx facility at the Indianapolis, Indiana, airport, shot and killed 8 people, wounded several others, and then took his own life.  His mother reportedly warned the cops last year that her son might try to go out via suicide by cop.  This is a tragedy for all involved but here’s the deal: since Joe Biden has become president, there have been more mass shootings than there were under the last two years of President Donald J. Trump what with 30 dead so far this month alone.  This tells us that the rhetoric used by feeble old Joe Biden and his Democratic Party henchmen-and-women is driving the nuts to go berserk, shooting, and killing and maiming innocent people.  It is clear many fear they are going to lose their weapons and since they have unfinished business, are going to act on it NOW.  Stop with all the HATE SPEECH, Joe, enough is enough.  (Note- the cops in Indianapolis say they are searching for a motive.  What the hell!  Mr. Hole wanted to die, and he had some people with whom he wanted to settle scores.  Period).
  76. 2021 Friday G: BULLS**T POLL OF THE DAY– a recent PEW Poll says that Joe Biden’s approval rating stands at 59-percent.  Please.  This nothing but crap.  Speaking of Joe Biden, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, says, that ‘Joe Biden is not up to the task at hand, especially the Chi-Coms who are our biggest threat and someone we should have nuked back in 1951.  In other Joe Biden news, he is holding his first meeting with another foreign leader, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan, at the White House today.  We wonder who is speaking for him.   Anyhow, the two leaders agree that the Taiwan Strait must remain stable.
  77. 2021 Friday H: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE– common sense people are beginning to ask WTF we shut our country down over the Chi-Com virus when hundreds of thousands of people continue swamping across our border and disappearing into the interior of the country?  If the federal government could give a flying f**k about how many of the invaders have COVID-19, then why should anyone else?  Speaking of the border crisis, President George W. Bush- an ‘esteemed former president’ if one ever existed (yeah, right) says he supports immigration reform but not amnesty.  George, we feel the same way about you as we do Jimmy Carter.  When either one of you dimwits says anything, we quickly move onto something else.   
  78. 2021 Friday I: JOE BIDEN REFUGEE NEWS–  House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the dumb b***h who slurs her words bad enough already but with a mask strapped over her pie hole makes it even more difficult to understand what the hell she is saying chided Joe Biden on not taking in enough refugees.  Oh, please, Nance, please Joe, bring in some more winners like Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, like the Syrian shooter in Boulder, Colorado, like the Boston bombers, please, bring in some more of those America-hating POS, we need more of them ASAP.   Meanwhile, Joe Biden moves to placate our European allies and says he will remove Trump-era caps on the number of refugees our country accepts in.  That truly sucks.
  79. 2021 Friday J: POLITICAL NEWS I– Someone said Chelsea “The Genius” Clinton may run for Congress.  Good God Almighty, please say it ain’t so.  She is as stupid as is the Fly, aka Baby Evita, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, she with her Boston College economics degree.   Then again, she would fit right in with all the dimwitted Democrats serving in Congress already like Hank “Flat Top” Johnson, DS-GA 4th congressional district, and Congresswoman Sheila “Putty Puss” Jackson Lee, DS-TX 18th congressional district, and Congressman ‘Mr.’ James “Influence” Clyburn, DS-SC 6th congressional district, she would fit right in.   
  80. 2021 Friday K: POLITICAL NEWS II– Glenn Beck said today on his radio show that in the cities where Black Lives Matter protesters ran amok raping, pillaging, looting, robbing, and beating, there were a combined total of more than 6,000 additional homicides.  Coincidence?  We think not.  They are not a peace-loving group; they are fascist black-and-brown-shirted thugs in need of eradication.  Elsewhere, in other political news, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, has challenged the highly cerebral Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th congressional district to a debate on the Green New Deal.  Now, we would pay handsomely to get ringside seats to see this duel to the death, MTG doing battle with the Fly on pay-per-view-TV.  Sign us up now.
  81. 2021 Friday L: POLITICAL NEWS III– In other political news, we learn that the director for the new Black Panther sequel is NOT going to follow his WOKE liberal comrades and boycott Georgia.  Good.  ‘WOKE’ will go away when people pay it NO attention.  None of us are going to NFL, NBA, or MLB games ever again nor are we going to buy Coca-Cola® products, Nike® sportswear, or any of the other crap that is boycotting everything.  We are not going to see movies, we do not have to see how stupid we are, how great the Chi-Coms and perverts are, enough is enough.   Elsewhere, the great state of Florida passes an anti-riot bill.  About time someone does.  Look, government’s number one job is this: protecting the lives of its citizens and their property.  Plain, simple, and easy for the stupid to understand.  Once you raise an arm to throw a Molotov cocktail, you get shot.  Once you throw bricks and don’t stop when you are told to stop, you get shot.  Once you start looting, you are eligible to get shot.  This is the way it always was and should be again.
  82. 2021 Friday M: 2020 ELECTION NEWS– reports continue to arise that the number one person behind the changed election laws in numerous states and in the subsequent theft of the election from President Donald J. Trump is Bill and Hillary Clinton’s number one hired thug, attorney Mark Elias.  A partner at Perkins Cole, he is the head of their ‘political law’ department and this man- if we are to believe what we are now learning- is the number one operative behind the stolen election and the subsequent cover-ups of the theft.  In all states where election information has already been trashed, those states should have to hold another election at their expense.
  83. 2021 Friday N: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– We learn that Hunter Biden’s NEW book in which he talks about smoking crack, banging teenaged whores, and doing all sorts of other evil and disgusting stuff has sold a whopping 10,638 books in its first week.  According to Bill O’Reilly, this is ‘crap’ seeing as how Bill’s new book, “Killing the Mob” has already sold 60,000 copies and is not even on the shelves of bookstores yet.  In other news, people are lamenting the 13-year-old boy who was shot dead in Chicago the other night by a cop.  Adam Toledo, aka Lil Homicide and Baby Diablo was gangbanging with his buds at 2:30 in the morning, running around with a loaded gun, shot at cops, then ran away and dumped the gun just as the cops rolled up and got shot.  YOU don’t want to get shot, don’t be banging, don’t be shooting at cops, and don’t be running around in the middle of the night.  Period.   We shed no tears.  Next, Raul Castro, dictator of Cuba, says yes indeed, he is going to resign.  Wow.
  84. 2021 Friday O: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– U.S. Interior Secretary Debra Haaland, the first Norwegian-Native American to hold the job, is dumping Trump era rules concerning the fossil fuel industry’s rights on public lands.  Apparently, oil and gas companies will no longer be able to drill for vital national resources leaving us dependent upon OPEC, Russia, and other Third World producers of energy.  This makes no sense.  Next, conservative House Republicans are forming the ‘America First Caucus,’  a group to continue the legacy of President Donald J. Trump.   Next, Minneapolis public schools are hurriedly switching over to online learning as the city (and the country) braces for the verdict in the murder trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.   Finally, the mother of slain EMT Breonna Taylor- Tamika Palmer- slams both State Representative Attica Scott, D-Louisville, and BLM, labeling both of them as ‘frauds’ in the aftermath of the shooting death of her daughter.  According to Ms. Palmer, she watched the TWO raise money off the death of Breonna without doing a damned thing to help her family.  Wow.  We understand.
  85. 2021 Friday P: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1651: 17, 27, 28, 50, 55, and Mega 25.  Out of 105,680 winning tickets, the highest winners were 64 people who had four numbers for a prize of $496 apiece.
  86. 2022 Saturday: Friends, we understand that the left can say whatever they want about whomever they want.  However, they persecute us for making light of all manner of things, lampooning bigwig politicians, or criticizing drastic social changes.   Well, we will do our best to clean things up and put our critics at ease.  What the hell.

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This artwork is #0802 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Desert Hills.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album that came out is technically a Richard Manuel album although credited in some locations as a joint effort between Rick Danko and Richard Manuel.  “Live at O’ Toole’s Tavern” came out on July 20, 2009, and featured Manuel (pianos, vocals), Danko (bass, fiddle, guitars vocals), Jim Weider (guitars, bass), and a harmonica player.  One finds 18 glorious tunes here, many from the Band but others from elsewhere.  We certainly hope that everyone who enjoys both the Band and its individual components to seek this one out, give it a good listen, and to pick it up.  We think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time along with “Lonesome Dave” who ranks amongst the best rhythm guitarists and rock vocalists ever which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[ii] We began promoting the music of Foghat, one of the all-time greatest rock bands to explode out of England, beginning on Monday, 18-February-2018 through Monday, 19-March-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this celebrated group out by checking out the blog posts on those dates.

[iii] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Uriah Heep, but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Hawkwind.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

[iv] As always, our main source is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, Da Capo Press, 2004.

[v] We will present the music of Chicago- and its various members’ solo careers- sometime in 2030 so we hope you will remain with us until then.

[vi] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane, the Jefferson Starship, Starship, and of the various bands’ members beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  Please look for them and enjoy.

[vii] We promoted the music of the famed San Francisco, California, rock band, Moby Grape, on Monday, 09-April-2012 through Monday, 23-April-2012.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[viii] We promoted the music of Roxy Music, as well as its three principal members- Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera, and Andy Mackay- beginning on Wednesday, 05-February-2020, through Sunday, 19-April-2020.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 234

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

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

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

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

[ii] See previous.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

85. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2022

2021 Friday: JOE BIDEN NEWS- Those of us who sat mouths agape yesterday watching Joe Biden stumble through his first press conference in 65 days were even more shocked today when what everyone knew to be true was proven true by photos. The discombobulated Biden was using a binder full of cheat sheets and crib notes and his list of reporters featured their names and photos of their faces and still he f**ked up calling them by the wrong names.

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85. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2022:

Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day (Hawaii)

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor; U.S. Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug; U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie; U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao; U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Aerosmith featuring Steven Tyler, Boston featuring Fran Sheehan, Dire Straits featuring Chris Whitten, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Richard Tandy, Genesis featuring John Mayhew, the Rolling Stones, Smashing Pumpkins featuring James Iha, the Supremes featuring Diana Ross, and Three Dog Night featuring Joe Schermie:

  1. 752 Wednesday: The 92nd Roman Catholic Pope Stephen II assumed his post as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his flock until April 26, 757.
  2. 1147 Wednesday: Jewish community in Cologne fast to commemorate anti-Jewish violence.
  3. 1668 Monday: The English take control of Bombay, India.
  4. 1780 Sunday: The British Gazette and Sunday Monitor underwent publication for the first time.  It was the first Sunday newspaper in Great Britain.
  5. 1790 Friday: The U.S. Congress passes the Naturalization Act, which requires immigrants to be in the United States for two years before being considered for citizenship.
  6. 1799 Tuesday: The army of Napoleon Bonaparte captures the city of Jaffa in Palestine.
  7. 1804 Monday: The U.S. Congress calls for the removal of all Native Americans east of the Mississippi to the Louisiana Territory.  This means the so-called “Five Civilized Tribes”- the Creek, the Cherokee, the Choctaw, the Chickasaw, and the Seminole- were going to be stripped of their property and sent west.
  8. 1812 Thursday: According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a massive earthquake hammered Caracas, Venezuela, on this date, killing at least 26,000 people.
  9. 1827 Monday: Composer Ludwig van Beethoven[i] died in Vienna on this date.
  10. 1830 Friday: The Book of Mormon undergoes publication in Palmyra, New York.
  11. 1859 Saturday: The first reported sighting of the planet Vulcan thought to orbit inside the orbit of Mercury.
  12. 1863 Thursday: Voters in West Virginia approve gradual emancipation of slaves.
  13. 1872 Tuesday: Thomas J. Martin patents the fire extinguisher.
  14. 1885 Thursday: Eastman Film Co. manufactures the first commercial motion picture film and does so in Rochester, N.Y.
  15. 1898 Saturday: South Africa established the first game reserve in the world—the Sabi Game reserve.
  16. 1910 Saturday: The United States forbids immigration into the country if the potential immigrants are criminals, anarchists, paupers and the ill.
  17. 1913 Wednesday: The Bulgarian army captures Adrianople, ending the First Balkan War.
  18. 1917 Monday: In the First World War, the British army beats the Ottoman Turkish army in a battle in Gaza.  Elsewhere, the Seattle Metropolitans of the Pacific Coast League of Canada defeated the Montreal Canadiens by a score of 9-1 and became the first U.S. hockey team to win the Stanley Cup.
  19. 1930 Wednesday: Future first female Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, appointed by President Ronald Reagan, is born in El Paso, Texas, on this date.  She served on the high court from 09-25-1981 to 01-31-2006.
  20. 1931 Thursday: New Delhi replaces Calcutta as the capital of British India.  Meanwhile, Iraq and Trans-Jordan sign a treaty of peace.
  21. 1934 Monday: Britain enacted a Road Traffic Act imposing a 30-mph speed limit in “built-up areas” and which required driving tests for all drivers.
  22. 1937 Friday: William H. Hastie becomes the first black federal judge; the post is in the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Elsewhere, spinach growers in Crystal City, Texas, erected a statue of Popeye.  
  23. 1938 Saturday: Herman Goering warned all Jews to leave Austria.  If they didn’t, the Gestapo would ‘help them.’
  24. 1940 Tuesday: British forces continue arriving in France to support their French allies in the buildup to the German invasion of France in late spring, early summer.  German and Allied forces fire artillery barrages back and forth at one another but other than that, things are relatively quiet.
  25. 1940 Tuesday A: In Baltimore, Maryland, future U.S. Congresswoman and Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, is born on this date.  She would be the 52nd person to hold the gavel and the first female speaker in U.S. history.  A Democrat, she would represent California’s 12th congressional district.  (Speaker January 04, 2007, 55th speaker (110th to 111th Congress) to January 03, 2011, and again January 03, 2019, (116th to 117th Congress) to the present.
  26. 1941 Wednesday: Italian forces in Eritrea in East Africa continue struggling against overwhelming British and Indian forces and their commanding officer, General Luigi Frusci, continues calling for support from the Duke of Aosta- Prince Amedeo- in Addis Abba for whatever supplies and reinforcements can have sent him.  The situation in Eritrea is coming to a head soon as British and Commonwealth troops from India and South Africa continue forcing what remains of a once proud Italian army into a death trap at Kerren.
  27. 1942 Thursday: The Afrika Korps under the Desert Fox, Erwin Rommel, launch a major offensive against the British.  Meanwhile, the Nazis commence sending Jews to Auschwitz in Poland.  Elsewhere, in London, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill quips with America’s entry into the Second World War that the Allies cannot lose unless they themselves blow it.
  28. 1943 Friday: Elsie S. Ott becomes the first woman in the Army Air Force to win a medal.  Elsewhere, in North Africa, the Fifth Panzer Army- part of the Afrika Korps launches a counteroffensive against British forces in Tunisia, begins making some headway and then sputters to an end within a couple of days.  Many tanks are destroyed, armored vehicles that can no longer be replaced, and yet the Germans and few remaining Fascist Italians continue the fight.  A year earlier, it seemed as though victory was in grasp.
  29. 1944 Sunday: 705 RAF bombers attack Berlin, the capital of Nazi Germany.  Elsewhere, as Field Marshal Erich von Manstein returns to his command in the Ukraine to begin the breakout of the First Panzer Army, Marshal Ivan Konev’s Second Ukrainian Front arrived at the Romanian border along the River Prut.   Many of the Romanian troops stationed there to defend their country from the Red Army were losing the will to fight.  Hitler relieved Field Marshals Ewald Von Kleist and Erich Von Manstein after having awarded them the swords to their Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross.  He needed brutal men willing to drive their troops to the end of their ropes and beyond and so had Field Marshal Walter Model and Colonel General Ferdinand Schörner ready to enter the fray and conduct operations as their Fuhrer demanded.[ii]
  30. 1944 Sunday A: Future Motown legend, Diana Ross of the Supremes, is born on this date.
  31. 1945 Monday: Japanese resistance ends on Iwo Jima following a final banzai charge.  The battle claimed the lives of 6,000 Americans and 18,000 Japanese soldiers.  Elsewhere, in the Aleutian Islands campaign, the Battle of Komandorski began when the Japanese attempted to reinforce a garrison at Kiska and found themselves intercepted by a U.S. Naval force.  Meanwhile, the U.S. 7th Army crosses the Rhine River at Worms.
  32. 1946 Tuesday: In the United States, President Harry S. Truman issues Executive Order 9708, the first time a directive such as this one has ever been issued within the country.  The order defines the diseases that will permit the federal government to lockdown parts or all of the country due to pandemics, especially like the Spanish Flu of 1918-1919.
  33. 1948 Friday: Steven Tyler—future vocalist and musician with the American rock band, Aerosmith[iii]—is born in Manhattan, N.Y., on this date.  Meanwhile, in Britain, Richard Tandy—future multi-instrumentalist with the UK rock band, Electric Light Orchestra[iv] 1972-1986—is born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  34. 1949 Saturday: Future bassist/backup vocalist with the East Coast rock band, Boston[v]—Fran Sheehan—is born on this date in Boston, Massachusetts.
  35. 1951 Monday: The United States Air Force approved its new flag—the flag included the coat of arms, 13 white stars and the Air Force seal on a blue background
  36. 1953 Thursday: Dr. Jonas Salk announces a vaccine for polio.  Elsewhere, future 18th U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao is born in Taipei, Taiwan, on this date.  A RINO Republican, she served under President Donald J. Trump from January 31, 2017, to January 11, 2021.
  37. 1954 Friday: In the Battle for Dien Bien Phu, French forces forged north out of the main base towards Anne-Marie 3 and Huguette 6 in an effort to take out People’s Army antiaircraft batteries making life hell for incoming and outgoing supply and medical evacuations aircraft.  Even though the communists still try to disrupt the actual airstrip itself, the French continue taking the fight to them every day what with a change in leadership responsibilities.  Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais is determined that the French dominate the fight against the communists.[vi] 
  38. 1958 Wednesday: The U.S. Army launches America’s third successful satellite, Explorer 3.
  39. 1959 Thursday: Future drummer with the rock band, Dire Straits[vii]—Chris Whitten—is born on this date in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.
  40. 1962 Monday: The United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS), in Baker v. Carr, supported the one-person-one-vote apportionment of seats in state legislatures.
  41. 1964 Thursday: “Funny Girl” opens at Winter Garden Theater in New York City for 1,348 performances.
  42. 1967 Sunday: Pope Paul VI issued an encyclical, “Populorum Progressio,” on “the progressive development of peoples,” in which he expressed concern for those trying to escape hunger, poverty, endemic disease and ignorance.”  
  43. 1968 Tuesday: Future member of the psychedelic ‘new wave’ band, Smashing Pumpkins- James Iha (guitars/vocals)- is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.
  44. 1970 Thursday: In Knoxville, Tennessee, the former 33rd U.S. Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug died at age 70.  A Democrat, Secretary Krug served under President Harry S. Truman from March 18, 1946, to December 01, 1949.
  45. 1971 Friday: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declares the new nation of Bangladesh (formerly East Pakistan) independent from Pakistan.  Allahu akbar!
  46. 1972 Sunday: The Los Angeles Lakers broke an NBA record by winning 69 games in an 82-game season: 69-13.
  47. 1973 Monday: For the first time in the history of the London Stock Exchange, the executives permitted women to be on its floor.
  48. 1974 Tuesday: The Romanian communist party names Ceausescu president of Romanian.  Elsewhere, in Caracas, Venezuela, at the 2:00 minute mark in the second round of their 15-round heavyweight title fight, “Big George” Foreman scores a TKO over Ken Norton to retain the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine boxing titles.  Foreman’s record went to 40-0 with the win while Norton’s record went to 30-3.
  49. 1979 Monday: Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat sign peace treaty in Washington D.C.
  50. 1980 Wednesday: Bombay gets its 1st rock concert in 10 years (The Police).
  51. 1981 Thursday: Police and Albanian protesters clash in Kosovo, Yugoslavia.
  52. 1982 Friday: Groundbreaking in Washington, D.C., for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial commences on this date.
  53. 1987 Thursday: In Fayetteville, Arkansas, Randall “Tex” Cobb scores a 1st Round KO of his opponent, Stan Johnson, to put his heavyweight boxing record to 27-7.
  54. 1989 Sunday: Capping the first free elections in the Soviet Union, Boris Yeltsin becomes president.
  55. 1992 Thursday: In Indianapolis, a jury finds heavyweight-boxing champion Mike Tyson guilty of rape and sentenced him to a six-year stint; however, he served only three years.
  56. 1995 Sunday: Seven of the 15 European Union states abolished border controls and look at them now: overrun with militant Islamists. 
  57. 1996 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the 58th U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie died.  He served under President Jimmy Carter from May 08, 1980, to January 20, 1981.
  58. 1997 Wednesday: In San Diego, California, at the Heaven’s Gate compound, authorities discover thirty-nine bodies who committed mass ritual suicide believing it would join them with space aliens who would be accompanying the Hale-Bopp comet.
  59. 1998 Thursday: The U.S. federal government endorsed a new HIV test that yields immediate results.  Elsewhere, Unisys Corp. and Lockheed Martin Corp/ pay a $3.15 million fine for selling spare parts at inflated prices to the U.S. federal government.
  60. 1999 Friday: A jury in Michigan finds Dr. Jack Kevorkian guilty of second-degree murder for administering a lethal injection to a terminally ill man who requested him to do so
  61. 2000 Sunday: In Russia, acting President Vladimir Putin won the presidential election outright.  To avoid a run-off election, the future dictator won sufficient number of votes to prevent that from occurring.
  62. 2002 Tuesday: Joe Schermie who played bass with the American rock band, Three Dog Night[viii] 1968-73, dropped dead from a heart attack on this date in Los Angeles, California; he was 56.
  63. 2005 Saturday: In Taipei, Taiwan, the government calls for one million of its citizens to take to the streets in protest of Beijing’s Anti-Secession Law.  Between 200,000-300,000 patriotic citizens answer the call. 
  64. 2007 Monday: The U.S. Postal Service unveiled the design for the “Forever Stamp.”
  65. 2009 Thursday: John Mayhew—third drummer with the British band, Genesis[ix], 1969—died from a heart condition in Glasgow, Scotland, on this date; he was age 61.
  66. 2010 Friday: Iran calls upon Muslims around the world to act in protest in response to Israel’s plans to build in East Jerusalem.
  67. 2011 Saturday: In Boston, Massachusetts, former Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro died at age 75.  She represented the 9th district of New York and in 1984 became the first woman nominated to be vice president on a major ticket: the Walter Mondale-Geraldine Ferraro ticket representing the Democratic Party.  They lost to Reagan-Bush.
  68. 2012 Monday: London-based Tullow Oil discovers oil in Kenya.
  69. 2013 Tuesday: Days after a new U.S.-South Korea military pact, North Korea issues new threats to strike targets in Hawaii, Guam, South Korea, and the U.S. mainland.  Meanwhile, the United Nations is preparing to move half its staff out of Syria as the civil war continues to metastasize and spread throughout the country threatening their facilities and people.
  70. 2014 Wednesday: Astronomers discover a second dwarf planet between the Oort cloud and the Kuiper belt, an area previously considered a no-man’s land; the planet, 2012 VP-113, measures about 280 miles across; the first, Sedna, about 600 miles across, was discovered in 2003.
  71. 2015 Thursday: In protest of U.S. airstrikes authorized by President Obama in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, Shiite militia forces boycott the fight against ISIS believing that the United States will take credit for the work they have done.  Meanwhile, Great Britain reburies the remains of King Richard III (1452-1485) at Leicester Cathedral after discovering them under a carpark in that city back in 2012.
  72. 2016 Saturday: Democratic-Socialist (Marxist) presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders wins the primaries of Washington, Hawaii, and Alaska on this date.  Meanwhile, in another amazing ‘first’ for the Rolling Stones[x]– after being banned for more than 50 years from playing in the socialist ‘paradise’ of Cuba, the Stones arrive on scene and play a massive open-air concert in Havana.  There is a superb concert film of this show which everyone should see.
  73. 2017 Sunday: In the great ‘free democracy of Russia,’ anti-corruption protests around the country lead to the arrest of hundreds along with opposition leader Alexei Navalny.  Meanwhile, the people of Chile take to the streets in protests over the nation’s privatized pension system.   Meanwhile, in Cincinnati, Ohio, at the Cameo Nightclub, a scumbag with a gun shoots one person dead and wounds 16 others before the cops could arrive on scene.  They would be pounding the pavement seeking the multiple shooters.
  74. 2018 Monday: The United States, the Ukraine, and the European Union expel more than 100 Russian diplomats over the use of nerve agents to assassinate former Russian intel agent and his daughter in a public park.  Did it do any good?  NO, Putin is still the same pig he always has been.  Meanwhile, U.S. auto manufacturer Ford and Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, unveil a new car-vending machine in the Chinese city of Guangzhou which rids the process of car-buying of salespeople.  Meanwhile, porn queen Stormy Daniels alleges in an interview on 60 Minutes with her attorney, Michael Avenatti, at her side that she had an affair with Donald J. Trump and that Trump’s ‘people’ (lawyer Michael Cohen) threatened the pitiful thing to be quiet.  This was later disproven, and the actress is paying Trump money she owes him via a lawsuit while Avenatti is going to federal prison.  Finally, a U.S. Army soldier receives the first transplant of a penis and scrotum at John Hopkins University in Maryland.
  75. 2019 Tuesday: For now, charges of facing a FAKE HATE CRIME against Empire actor Jussie Smollett are dropped only to be reinstated months later when the prosecutor is shown to be compromised.   Meanwhile, the first known transplant of a kidney from a live HIV donor and an HIV recipient occurs at a university in Boston, Massachusetts.   Elsewhere, BIG PHARMA giant Purdue Pharma reaches a settlement with the state of Oklahoma in the lawsuit regarding the opioid epidemic and its part in it: they agree to pay a settlement of $270 million. 
  76. 2020 Thursday: As of this publication time, COVID-19 Wuhan Virus statistics acknowledge 491,623 cases globally what with 22,169 deaths.  In the United States, there are 69,210 confirmed cases as well as 1,046 deaths.  Meanwhile, for the week of 03-15 to 03-21-2020, unemployment claims rose to 3.28 million.  As for the COVID-19 Relief Bill, right now, it clocks in at $2.2 trillion.  Still, the Democrats are not happy.
  77. 2021 Friday: JOE BIDEN NEWS– Those of us who sat mouths agape yesterday watching Joe Biden stumble through his first press conference in 65 days were even more shocked today when what everyone knew to be true was proven true by photos.  The discombobulated Biden was using a binder full of cheat sheets and crib notes and his list of reporters featured their names and photos of their faces and still he f**ked up calling them by the wrong names.  Most Americans are appalled enough already knowing that this fuddled old fool STOLE the 2020 Presidential Election but are even more so now that a majority of Americans realize we have a vegetable in the White House.  WTF is happening to our country.  Next, the White House says that Joe Biden is going to beef up gun control measures by scrawling his chicken scratch on more executive orders.  F**k you, Joe, NO one is taking our guns.
  78. 2021 Friday A: “RACIST! NEWS”/WHAT’S RACIST TODAY– Oakland, California Mayor and crackpot political hack Libby Schaaf backs an income supplement program that will help disadvantaged black folks but won’t help equally disadvantaged white folks living in that corrupt East Bay city.  Wow.  Next, a Minnesota-based dinner theater scraps a presentation of “Cinderella” because the cast was ‘too white.’   Meanwhile, black leaders zero in on Democrat holdouts in the U.S. Senate who do not want to toss the filibuster onto the heap.  Thus, they are going to accuse them of being racists 24/7/365 with the Reverend Al Sharpton at the head of the pack of accusers.[xi]  What a bunch of crap.   Elsewhere, the top editor at the Journal of the American Medical Association, aka JAMA- Howard Bauchner- found himself sidelined over a tweet and podcast he made in which he said: “No physician is racist, so how can there be structural racism in health care?”  Not good, Dr. B., black doctors became angry and out you go.  Get with it man!
  79. 2021 Friday B: LIBERAL STUPIDITY– Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon- a George Soros appointee- is not going to try 20-year-old murderous thug Jalen Yoakum as an adult.  This means the POS will be back on the streets in five years.  When is L.A. County going to remove this worthless scumbag?  Meanwhile, the state of Oregon is going to go after concealed carry permits via a new direction by creating a patchwork of gun-free zones all over the place making it difficult for gun owners to carry their lawfully-owned firearms and avoid felonies.  Thugs, of course, will still be packing.  No wonder eastern Oregon wants to break off from the lunatics in the western portion.   Elsewhere, Dems in the Peach State are going berserk over Governor Brian Kemp signing the new voting rights bill.  Massachusetts phony Native American Senator Lizzie “Borden” Warren tweeted that ‘the man sitting in Stacey Abrams chair (good one, Lizzie, good one) is taking the state back to JIM CROW!”[xii]  In fact, a state black lawmaker, Park Cannon, was arrested for banging on the governor’s door after the cops told her to stop knocking.  Stupid skank.[xiii]   Finally, the White House says, ‘Joe Biden’ is worried about the Georgia voting rights law.[xiv]
  80. 2021 Friday C: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE– Congressman Burgess Owens, R-UT 4th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden owes border officials a big apology for creating the massive tsunami surge of illegal aliens flooding across our border.’  Meanwhile, as GOP lawmakers visit the overwhelmed southern border, Senator Mike Lee, R-OR, said that across the Rio Grande River, smugglers, gangbangers, and cartel trash were taunting them.[xv]  Elsewhere, the GOP is demanding that the news media be allowed to film along the southern border so the nation can see what the heck is going on down there with illegal aliens as thick as cockroaches in a Tijuana backstreet whore house rushing across it.  Time to do some pest control, folks.  Finally, it would appear that every sitting GOP U.S. senator is down at the border today blasting the inept Joe Biden administration.
  81. 2021 Friday D: JOE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION NEWS– thanks to Joe Biden’s incredibly stupid policies on energy production and usage, the U.S. is back to importing oil, much of which is Russian oil, and our guy has the nerve to call Putin a “Killer.”  WTF?   Meanwhile, former Ohio treasurer and candidate for Senator Rob Portman’s seat when he steps down at the end of his term said that ‘Joe Biden isn’t all there.’  Go figure.  Next, Joe Biden may invite Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping to a virtual climate summit.  Wow.  Amazing, Joe, simply amazing. 
  82. 2021 Friday E: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– USC reaches a settlement of $852 million following it acknowledging that a former campus gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall- charged with five counts of sexual abuse- abused hundreds of female students while employed at the University of Southern California.  The crimes allegedly occurred between 2011 and 2015.  Wow.  Lock him up.  Meanwhile, Senator Bernie Sanders, DS-VT, and rapper Killer Mike are meeting with folks in Bessemer, Alabama, the site of a big battle to unionize.  Liberal icon Amazon is doing battle with its workers seeking to unionize the plant to seek better wages and even better treatment.  Amazon will probably move the plant to Puerto Rico.  Be careful.
  83. 2021 Friday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– Governor Asa Hutchinson, R-AR, signs a bill ending trannys from participating in girls and women’s sports.  Excellent.  As we have repeatedly said, IF trannys are so determined to compete in sports, it’s far easier to create a third category of sports as well as separate locker rooms.  Let them have at it and we suspect that tranny sports would have far more fans than either girls/women’s or boys/men’s sports.  It’s like roller derby, everyone loves watching the women more so than men so how about creating a third category of competitive sports, you know, for the mentally ill- oh, wait, did we just say that?  Sorry.  Elsewhere, Dominion Voting Systems, the ALLEGEDLY CORRUPT ORGANIZATION THAT STEALS ELECTIONS FOR THE HIGHEST BIDDER- is slapping Fox News Channel with a $1.6 billion lawsuit alleging FNC slandered their fine, fine company.  Sounds like deflection to us or at least so says our attorneys.
  84. 2021 Friday G: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS– Since Kim Jong Un and North Korea have become belligerent again what with Joe Biden talking s**t about them, elements of the 1st Armored Division are deploying to South Korea.  Next, the People’s Republic of China, aka the Chi-Coms, have slapped reciprocal sanctions onto the European Union for having slapped human rights sanctions on them.  Elsewhere, the container ship beached in the Suez Canal threatens to be there for several months blocking passage through the incredibly important waterway.  This, of course, will lead to higher energy prices as well as drive up the cost of goods around the world.  Glenn Beck raised the specter as to whether someone hacked into the controls of the ship and caused it to run aground.  We thought this was possible after two U.S. Navy ships collided with commercial freighters back in 2017.  Two guided-missile destroyers, the USS Fitzgerald and the USS John S. McCain ran into other ships back in June and August of that year for which there was no real explanation.  Could it be the Chi-Coms, the Russians, or some other nefarious unseen actor is able to cause such mishaps?  Sure, seems possible to us…
  85. 2021 Friday H: MEDICAL NEWS– Former Centers for Disease Control- the CDC- Director Robert Redfield says that the ‘COVID-19 bat flu virus did indeed escape from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.’  The question is, was it a purposeful release?  Meanwhile, Dr. Scott Atlas said to Glenn Beck today that ‘science and expertise have become compromised, politicized, and that the demand for social distancing of six-feet or more (or less) is based on pseudo-science.’  God bless you.  Next, the U.S. pulls over 95-percent of its stockpiled PPE gowns over safety issues.  Must be the crap manufactured in communist China.  Moving on, the cities of Boston, Newark, and Norfolk will become mega-vaccination sites on the East Coast.  Elsewhere, Bill Gates says ‘life will probably be back to normal by 2022.’  Bill- STFU.  Finally, the European Union is peeved with its vaccine suppliers as the demand far outpaces the production.  Are you dummies using the Russian Sputnik vaccine?  Serves you right, dimwits.
  86. 2021 Friday I: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III– President Donald J. Trump said today that during the Antifa/Black Lives Matter FALSE FLAG OPERATION launched against Capitol Hill on January 06, 2021, lawmakers were in ‘ZERO DANGER.’  We concur, it was set up from the start.   Speaking of President Trump, he will also remain neutral in the Alabama race for the U.S. Senate seat, and, according to Jason Miller, President Trump may visit the southern border soon.  Next, Congressman Byron Donalds, R-FL 19th congressional district, says that ‘Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi thinks she can remove anyone from office.’  Elsewhere, New York’s junior Senator Kirsten “Whitey” Gillibrand defends her call for Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo to resign as being her personal opinion.  (The Lov Gov must have called her up and threatened her).  Meanwhile, Speaker “Mumbles” Pelosi has authorized several House committees to conduct intensive investigations into rooting out the scurrilous scumbags behind the Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, riots the Democrats set in motion.  She is angry NO Republicans will join her in yet another witch hunt.
  87. 2021 Friday J: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS IV– U.S. Cybercommand says that recent hacks by foreign actors are a ‘clarion call’ to arms.  You go.  Meanwhile, Parler says it informed the FBI of numerous threats made on its site prior to the Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.  Next, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, is calling for an end to the lockdown on the cruise ship industry.  Cruise ships must get back to work.  NOW.  Next, “Lonesome Dove” (and other books) author Larry McMurtry is dead at the age of 84.  God bless you, Larry!  Moving on, the Michigan GOP plans to bypass a weakened Governor Gretchen “Bride of Frankenstein” Whitmer, Democratic-Socialist, and fix the voting laws in their state.  Finally, Congressman James Comer, R-KY 1st congressional district, says ‘Congress holding BIG TECH accountable is going to be a challenge.’
  88. 2021 Friday K: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 124,683,860 confirmed cases, +579,564, 2,742,357  confirmed deaths, +9,863, and 70,731,503 confirmed recoveries, +338,716 (SAME AS YESTERDAY’S NUMBERS!).  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,223,587 confirmed cases, up 61,840 from yesterday’s reporting, 550,726 confirmed deaths, UP 1,315, (SAME AS YESTERDAY’S NUMBERS!) and 117,827,913 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them. 
  89. 2021 Friday L: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 222,259 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  90. : COVID-19 STATISTICS in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,648,021 confirmed cases (same as yesterday’s count), 57,909 confirmed deaths (same as yesterday’s), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,950 confirmed cases, 454 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 359,290 confirmed cases, 5,249 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., the third highest state after California- Florida: currently, they have 2,016,505 confirmed cases, 32,819 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 829,689 confirmed cases, 6,122 confirmed deaths, and 808,869 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Hungary, former Axis ally: 586,123 cases of the virus, 18,703 confirmed deaths and 378,176 confirmed recoveries.[xvi]  
  91. 2021 Friday N: STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,072.88, UP 453.40 points (+1.39%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,138.73, UP 161.04 points (+1.24%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,974.54, UP 65.02 points (+1.66%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $60.72 per barrel, -0.25 (-0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,731.60 per troy oz., -0.70 (-0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $25.11 per troy ounce, 0.00 (-0.02%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,191.10 per troy oz, +13.20 (+1.12%) while the price of COPPER is $4.08 per pound, +0.01 (+0.28%).[xvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,677.50 per troy oz, +52.00 (+1.98%).[xviii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,200.00 per troy oz., -900.00 (-3.09%).[xix]    Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.58.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.   In Belize dollars, one greenback equals 2.00.[xx]  
  92. 2021 Friday O: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.889 per gallon, $3.635 in Hawaii, and $3.323 in Washington state.[xxi]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,097,328,683,045 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxii]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
  93. 2021 Friday P: NASA/SCIENCE NEWS– NASA reports that the humongous asteroid named Apophis originally thought to maybe impact the Earth sometime in 2068 now won’t come near enough to the Earth to wreak havoc on the planet for at least another century.  This bad boy from the cosmos is the size of the Empire State Building and is slated to pass within 20,000 miles of the Earth on Friday, April 13, 2029.  Astronomers point out that the moon is 238,000 miles away from our planet so this substantial chunk of rock is going to pass by us at an extremely close distance which astronomers are all excited about as it will provide them ample opportunity to get some good photos of it.  Let’s hope another chunk of space debris doesn’t slam into it, deflect it, and send it crashing down on our planet (unless it decides to hit communist China, Russia, or Iran first before creating a massive extinction event the likes of which ended the reign of the dinosaurs).   Italian astronomer Claudio Maccone says the best protection against space-based threats such as asteroids is space-based missiles with which to blow them up when they are a good distance from the planet rather than immediately threatening it.
  94. 2021 Friday Q: LATE NEWS I– Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary died at the age of 104 today.  Meanwhile, rabid, foaming at the mouth liberals are suing Georgia’s elections officials over the new voting laws someone in the White House calls the ‘new Jim Crow of the 21st century.’  Yikes.  That hurts.  Elsewhere, the FREE nation of Taiwan, aka the Republic of China or Nationalist China, reported today that 20 Chi-Com warplanes penetrated its airspace today which led to rapid scrambling of attack planes and targeted missiles which drove the communist invaders back out to sea.  Light ‘em up, Taiwan, light those SOBs up!   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, them and the Russians are drawing closer together in an effort to intimidate the United States.  What else is new?   Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger warns that the constant ‘U.S.-China contest risks catastrophic conflict.’ 
  95. 2021 Friday R: LOTTERY NEWS– Stay tuned for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1645 with a jackpot of $137 million on the line.  Get your tickets purchased by 7:45 P.M. tonight.  Here are the results: 04, 25, 37, 46, 67, and Mega 15.  Out of 69,400 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $18,502.
  96. 2022 Saturday: Thank God, it’s Saturday.  We hope things remain peaceful…

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Robbie Robertson’s next solo album came out on March 10, 1998, and is somewhat unique among his growing discography of music.  The famed guitarist of the Band jumped into a celebrated effort in which, he tried to bring the music of the First Peoples of Canada, aka aboriginals, to a wider audience, sort of what Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones did when he presented his ground-breaking effort, “Pipes of Pan at Joujouka,” an album that came out in 1971.  In that effort, Jones presented the whirling music of North African flute players and drummers whereas here, Robertson brings together large numbers of musicians to play his visionary intermingling of native rhythms with modern musical forms.  We hope you will seek this one out, consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure, and then sharing it with others.  We think they will be as appreciative of it as will you.  Enjoy.

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[i] We look forward to doing our favorite classical composers one day.  Hopefully within the next 30 years.

[ii] See “The Soviet Juggernaut” by Earl F. Ziemke and the Editors of Time-Life Books (1980).

[iii] We look forward to promoting the music of Aerosmith one day.  We hope within the next 8-10 years.  Remain vigilant.

[iv] We look forward to doing the Clash but expect to do Supertramp first, then Pink Floyd, then Electric Light Orchestra/the Move, then Yes, and then perhaps the Clash.  They are among the amazing British rock bands of the 1970s and deserve to be acknowledged as such.

[v] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Boston but when we do, we will alert the readership.  Stay tuned for further developments.

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

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

[viii] Not sure when we will get around to doing the music of Three Dog Night but if we ever return to promoting the music of famed rock bands from the 1960s and the 1970s, we sure as heck will include this stellar band, one that is still performing to this day.  We saw them in 2019 and all we can say is “Wow.”

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

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

[xi] The Reverend Al never misses out on an opportunity to label people RACISTS.

[xii] She should KNOW about Jim Crow.  Democrats were- and still are, for that matter- the party of Jim Crow as well as the party of separate but equal, the KKK, slavery, race hatred, segregation, red-lining, white flight, burning crosses, police dogs, fire hoses, beatings, plantation prisons, and the Civil War.  Dems love braying about “JIM CROW, JIM CROW” as it is the new watchword of the day, everything anyone opposing them does is taking us back to “Jim Crow.”  Lizzie- STFU you lying, phony, hypocritical, crazy f**king bitch!  Enough is enough!

[xiii] This moronic little chub probably thinks, “Boy, I sure showed them!”  We’re sure she believes Governor Kemp is also a racist bigot.  Enough already.

[xiv] Why?  Can’t Joe just undo everything with yet another executive order and can’t the Democrats coerce RINO Governor Brian Kemp into signing another consent decree in 2022 that will permit overweight Stacey Abrams to steal the elections as she did in 2020?  What the hell is the big deal?

[xv] This is why we suggest seeding the Rio Grande with alligator pups from Florida, Mississippi, and Alabama as well as laying in minefields, antipersonnel, antivehicle, and antiboat impediments, putting down spikes on our side of the river IN the river at the border line, putting in military emplacements, troops, razor wire augmenting the wall, and completing the wall.  Hell, put in foo gas pits and whatever else we need to stop the invasion.  BUILD THE WALL AND DEPORT THEM ALL!

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

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

[xviii] 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.

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

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

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

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

82. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2022

2019 Saturday: With the signing of Xi Jinping- Chinese dictator- and Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio, Italy signs onto China’s Belt and Road Initiative. A year later, the Italian people are wondering why they are Ground Zero for China’s Wuhan Virus outbreak in Europe.

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82. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2022:

Vice President Schulyer Colfax; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Morrison Waite; U.S. Attorney General George Henry Williams; U.S. Secretaries of State Bainbridge Colby and Rex Tillerson; the Cars featuring Ric Ocasek, and Uriah Heep featuring Phil Lanzon:

  1. 1066 Friday: Astronomers record the 18th recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet on this date.
  2. 1138 Wednesday: The 164.2nd Roman Catholic Antipope Victor IV assumed his post on this date in opposition to Pope Innocent II.  He would serve his flock until March 25, 1138, at which point the legitimate pontiff would return.
  3. 1657 Friday: England and France sign a treaty against Spain; England receives Dunkirk.
  4. 1708 Friday: English pretender to the throne, James III, lands at Firth of Forth.
  5. 1775 Thursday: Patrick Henry delivered an address to the Virginia Provincial Convention in which he is to have declared, “Give me liberty, or give me death!”
  6. 1792 Friday: Joseph Haydn’s Symphony No. 94 in G Major (the “Surprise” Symphony) had its first public performance in London.
  7. 1794 Sunday: Josiah G. Pierson patented a rivet machine.
  8. 1806 Sunday: Explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, having reached the Pacific coast, began their journey back east.
  9. 1808 Wednesday: Napoleon Bonaparte’s brother, Joseph, becomes the king of Spain.
  10. 1823 Sunday: Future Republican 17th vice president of the United States—Schuyler Colfax—is born on this date in Manhattan, N.Y.   Vice President Colfax served under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 04, 1869, to March 04, 1873.  Elsewhere, the 32nd U.S. Attorney General George Henry Williams is born in New Lebanon, N.Y.  A future Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from December 14, 1871, to April 25, 1875.
  11. 1839 Saturday: The first recorded use of “OK” (oll korrect), appears in the Boston Morning Post.  
  12. 1840 Monday: An unnamed photographer captured the first successful photo of the moon.
  13. 1857 Monday: Elisha Otis installed the first modern passenger elevator in a public building.  It was in a building at the corner of Broome Street and Broadway in New York City.
  14. 1858 Tuesday: Eleazer A. Gardner patented the cable streetcar on this date.
  15. 1861 Saturday: London’s first tramcars began operation on this date.
  16. 1867 Saturday: Congress passes the Second Reconstruction Act over President Andrew Johnson’s veto.
  17. 1868 Monday: Educators and state officials found the University of California system.
  18. 1869 Tuesday: The former 25th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu B. Washburne became U.S. minister to France on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from today until September 05, 1877.
  19. 1880 Tuesday: John Stevens patented the grain-crushing mill, which increased flour production by 70 percent.
  20. 1881 Wednesday: Great Britain and the Boers sign a treaty ending the First Boer War.
  21. 1888 Friday: In Washington, D.C., the 43rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Morrison Waite, died.  First a Whig and then a Republican, President Ulysses S. Grant nominated him to fill the seat of U.S. Associate Justice Salmon P. Chase, Democrat.  Waite served from January 21, 1874, to March 23, 1888.
  22. 1889 Saturday: President Benjamin Harrison opens Oklahoma for colonization by the American people.   
  23. 1901 Saturday: Dame Nellie Melba revealed the secret of her now famous toast.
  24. 1902 Sunday: In Italy, the minimum legal working age rose from nine to 12 for boys and from 11 to 15 for girls.
  25. 1913 Sunday: Five days of heavy rain began falling in the Ohio River Valley; Dayton, Ohio, saw catastrophic flooding as the rising Great Miami River breached its levees.  The authorities blamed hundreds of deaths in the region on the weather.
  26. 1914 Monday: The first installment of “The Perils of Pauline,” the legendary silent film serial starring Pearl White, premiered at theaters in the greater New York City area, including movie houses in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.
  27. 1919 Sunday: Benito Mussolini founded the Fascist Party of Italy in Milan, Italy.  The Fascists attracted former World War I veterans who wanted to see the Roman Empire rebuilt with the Italian people at the head of the table.  Sadly, the new legionnaires of the new Roman Empire were not up to the task Il Duce appointed them to do.
  28. 1920 Tuesday: The 43rd U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby assumed office on this date.  First a Republican, then a Progressive, and finally a Democrat, Colby served under President Woodrow Wilson from today until March 04, 1921.
  29. 1932 Wednesday: In the United States, the Norris-LaGuardia Act established the right of workers to strike.  
  30. 1933 Thursday: The German Reichstag adopted the Enabling Act, which effectively granted Adolf Hitler dictatorial powers.
  31. 1941 Sunday: Although the Battle of Britain would continue with the Luftwaffe raining hell down upon the people of England- standing alone against the Nazi menace- the German General Staff was busy preparing the invasion of the Soviet Union, Operation Barbarossa- set to begin in early May.  However, problems would arise in Yugoslavia as well as in Greece with the Italians struggling to subdue their foes there.  This sidestep would prove problematic for the crushing of the USSR.
  32. 1942 Monday: The first Japanese-Americans evacuated by the U.S. Army during World War II, arrived at the internment camp in Manzanar, California.  Meanwhile, in Lublin, Poland, the Nazis massacre and/or deport 2,500 Jewish citizens.
  33. 1943 Tuesday: Although still frigid in the Soviet Union, the thaw is coming and with it the next attempt by the Axis troops fighting there to complete the subjugation of the Soviet Union and the liquidation of its entire culture.  The German General Staff is already looking to a quick victory with which to galvanize the German people and with which to shock the entire world- when summer arrives, the Germans will attack the Soviet bulge at Kursk.  This will bring the world’s greatest tank, tactical aircraft, and more than a million troops on both sides duking it out.  Not until the Yom Kippur War would a tank battle the size of this one be seen.
  34. 1944 Thursday: Russian pilot Nicolas Alkemade falls 5,500 feet without a parachute and lives.
  35. 1945 Friday: In the largest naval operation in the Pacific Theater in World War II, 1,500 U.S. Navy warships pound Japanese positions on the island of Okinawa.  Okinawa will become the bloodiest fight of the Pacific War as once it is subdued; the next stop will be mainland Japan.
  36. 1949 Wednesday: Future bassist/vocalist with the Boston band, the Cars[i]–Ric Ocasek–is born in Baltimore, Maryland, on this date.
  37. 1950 Thursday: Future keyboardist/vocalist Phil Lanzon who performs with the British rock band, Uriah Heep[ii], 1986-present—is born on this date.
  38. 1952 Sunday: In Wichita Falls, Texas, future Republican U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is born. He would serve under President Donald J. Trump from 02-01-2017 to until the president fired him on 03-31-2018.
  39. 1954 Tuesday: As the People’s Army continues trench construction drawing them closer and closer to the main French base at Dien Bien Phu as well as to the outlying ones such as Isabelle, the Dominque bases, the Huguettes, French warplanes are flying as many sorties as possible.  They are dropping napalm to expose the artillery and antiaircraft batteries as well as the troop concentration zones so as to disrupt them.  Otherwise, Colonel Christian De Castries fears the Viet Minh are going to draw so close as to starve the defenders out.  Airstrikes won’t be able to hit the communists without killing their allies.
  40. 1956 Friday: Pakistan became an Islamic republic on this date in history.
  41. 1965 Tuesday: America’s first two-person space flight began as Gemini 3 blasted off with astronauts Virgil I. Grissom and John W. Young aboard for a nearly five-hour flight.  Meanwhile in Morocco, authorities fire on demonstrators killing about 100 people.
  42. 1966 Wednesday: For the first time in 400 years, official representatives of the Catholic and Anglican Churches meet.
  43. 1970 Monday: In Austintown, Ohio, up-and-coming heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers lands a KO on opponent, Ron Asher, at the 0:58 minute mark of Round 1 of a scheduled 8 round bout to put his record to 11-1.
  44. 1973 Friday: Before sentencing, a group of Watergate break-in defendants, Chief U.S. District Judge John J. Sirica read aloud a letter to him from James W. McCord Jr., which said there had been “political pressure” to “plead guilty and remain silent.”  
  45. 1979 Friday: In Winchester, Nevada, at the Las Vegas Hilton, powerhouse puncher Earnie Shavers lands a knockout on opponent Ken Norton at the 1:58 minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 12-round bout to put his record to 58-7-1.  As for Norton, the loss put his record to 41-6.  Meanwhile, at the top of the ticket, at the 2:38 minute mark of the 7th Round of their 15-round heavyweight championship boxing match, Larry Holmes scores a TKO of Osvaldo Ocasio.  For the ‘Easton Assassin,’ besides retaining the WBC heavyweight title, this put his pro record to 30-0 while that of Ocasio went to 13-1.
  46. 1980 Sunday: After Islamists overrunning Iran drive the Shah out of the country, the Shah and his family arrive in Egypt seeking exile status.
  47. 1981 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that states could require some sort of parental notification before teenage girls acquire abortions.
  48. 1983 Wednesday: President Ronald W. Reagan first proposed developing technology to intercept incoming enemy missiles—an idea that came to be known as the Strategic Defense Initiative.  Dr. Barney Clark, recipient of a Jarvik permanent artificial heart, died at the University of Utah Medical Center after 112 days with the device.
  49. 1990 Friday: Buena Vista Pictures released the romantic comedy “Pretty Woman,” starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, on this date.  It was a romantic romp in which a business tycoon fell in love with a hooker.  Rather modern-day fairy tale…
  50. 1993 Tuesday: Scientists announced they had found the renegade gene that causes Huntington’s disease.
  51. 1994 Wednesday: Aeroflot Flight 593, an Airbus A310, crashed in Siberia with the loss of all 75 people aboard it; it turned out that the one of the pilots allowed his teenage son to sit at the controls accidentally disengaged the autopilot, causing the jetliner to plunge to the ground.  Elsewhere, the leading presidential candidate of Mexico dies in an assassination during a rally in Tijuana.  Finally, Wayne Gretzky broke Gordie Howe’s National Hockey League career record of with his 802nd goal.
  52. 1998 Monday: “Titanic” tied an Academy Awards record by winning 11 Oscars, including best picture, director (James Cameron) and song (“My Heart Will Go On”).
  53. 2003 Sunday: During the Iraq War, a U.S. Army maintenance convoy was ambushed in Nasiriyah; 11 soldiers were killed including Pfc. Lori Ann Piestewa; six were captured, including Pfc. Jessica Lynch, who was rescued on April 1, 2003.
  54. 2009 Monday: The Obama administration unveiled a plan to take over up to $1 trillion in sour mortgage securities with the help of private investors; Wall Street responded by hurtling the Dow Jones industrials upward nearly 500 points.  
  55. 2010 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells lobbyists that “Israel is not a settlement” and that it has a “right” to build wherever it so chooses to do so.  Meanwhile, President Barack Obama signed a $938 billion health care overhaul, declaring “a new season in America!”
  56. 2011 Wednesday: Academy Award-winning actress Elizabeth Taylor died in Los Angeles, California, at age 79.
  57. 2012 Friday: Pope Benedict XVI tells Cuba that it has to ‘move beyond communism’ and that he will help the island nation find a peaceful way in which, it can accomplish this task.
  58. 2013 Saturday: For the first time in FOUR years, by a vote of 50-49, the U.S. Senate passes a budget.  Meanwhile, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir announces that he will step down after 25 years in power sometime in 2015.
  59. 2014 Sunday: In the NCAA basketball tournament, Kentucky beat undefeated Wichita State, which ended their historic 35-0 record in the finals.  Meanwhile, French satellite images confirm China’s detection of potential debris from missing jetliner Malaysian Air Flight 370, which had disappeared on March 08 of this year.  Elsewhere, some jihadists storm a Christian church in Kenya while it was conducting services, killing at least six parishioners and wounding loads of others. 
  60. 2015 Monday: After combatting the effects of pneumonia for several weeks, Lee Kuan Yew—91-year-old founder of the nation of Singapore and its leader for 31 years—died.  Elsewhere, the Pentagon is busy alerting U.S. servicemembers who are on an ISIS hit list.  No one knows whether this jihadist scum possesses the ability to strike targets in America, but the U.S. military is not going to permit any harm to come to its people if it can stop such attacks.  
  61. 2016 Wednesday: Researchers using GPR imaging determine that the skull of William Shakespeare most likely has been stolen from his tomb at the Holy Trinity Church in Stratford, United Kingdom.   Elsewhere, police in Brussels, Belgium, identify two of the attackers in the recent attacks on a subway station and an airport as a pair of homegrown jihadist brothers.  The search is on for a third man, the reputed ISIS bomber lurking somewhere within the country.  Track him down and KILL him.  Meanwhile, a U.S. airstrike on an al-Qaida camp in the lovely country of Yemen kills dozens of jihadists.
  62. 2017 Thursday: American singer and actress Lola Albright dies at age 92. Elsewhere, loony tunes Congressman Adam Schiff, DS-CA 28th congressional district, in an interview with equally insane ‘newsman’ Chuck Todd told his open-mouthed interviewer that ‘there is more than circumstantial evidence that associates of President Trump- if not the president himself!– colluded with Russian President Vladimir Putin to steal the 2016 Presidential Election from the highly popular Hillary Rodham Clinton (yeah, right.  In your dreams, congressman, in your dreams.  Moron).   However, Senator John McCain, RINO-AZ, says that ‘Congress lacks the credibility itself to investigate such charges.’  Yikes.
  63. 2018 Friday: President Donald J. Trump released an order banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under “limited circumstances.”  Meanwhile, the online classified ads site Craigslist removed its personals section; the action came after the U.S. Senate passed an anti-sex-trafficking bill that could hold the website and others responsible for illegal activity.  Elsewhere in Sochi, Russia, in one of the largest transfers of desert sand ever, a sandstorm in the Sahara transforms the snow from white to orange. 
  64. 2019 Saturday: With the signing of Xi Jinping- Chinese dictator- and Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio, Italy signs onto China’s Belt and Road Initiative.  A year later, the Italian people are wondering why they are Ground Zero for China’s Wuhan Virus outbreak in Europe.   Meanwhile, with the raising of Syrian Democratic Forces flag over the Syrian city of Baghuz, civilized people proclaim the vanquishing of the ISIS caliphate.  The terrorist scum had held the area for five bloody years. 
  65. 2020 Monday: Due to illness and self-quarantine, the Republican-controlled Senate is not in control with only 48 members present.  The Democrats under Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, at the behest of Speaker Nancy Pelosi will NOT pass a bill designed to protect the country’s economy while providing support to the afflicted unless Republicans sign on to more Obamacare-like government-run medical claptrap as well as all manner of identity politics desires, Green New Deal insanity, increased protections for illegal aliens, and additional Pro-Death protections.  As of the time of this publishing, the GOP was still holding out, hoping the Dems would regain their senses and stop with the insanity but oh, no, they simply won’t surrender their partisan politics.  COVID-19 statistics: earlier in the day, there were 354,677 known cases of the Chinese Virus what with the number of infections up in previous 24 hours standing at 21,115; total known deaths are 15,430, up 940 in 24 hours.  In the United States, total known cases are 35,345 what with 473 deaths, up by 56 in past 24 hours.  This does not account for the stats for the second part of the day.
  66. 2021 Tuesday: YESTERDAY’S NEWS CATCHUP- Dare we say this but the name of the individual who shot up the King Sooper Grocery Store in Boulder, Colorado, goes by the name of Ahmad Al-Aliwi Alissa.  Allah Akbar, anyone?  Meanwhile, Robert Aaron Long, the perp who carried out the Atlanta Massage Parlors Massacre found himself in court charged with ‘malice murder’ and ‘aggravated assault.’  The poor bastard was trying to conquer a sex addiction, something he will be unable to conquer in prison as everyone knows what goes on in there.  Sad.  Elsewhere, in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, after seating 2 alternate jurors yesterday giving the trial a full 12 plus the two, seated a 15th today in case one of the other ones drops or is forced out for some as yet unanticipated reason. 
  67. 2021 Tuesday A: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE I- White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki could not answer a reporter’s question as to WHY illegal alien mobs receive better treatment than do National Guard members protecting Fort Pelosi in Washington, D.C.  National Guard members have had to sleep in frigid parking garages and have been served undercooked, raw, or poor-quality food while illegals are pampered like Roman emperors.  Something is NOT right here.
  68. 2021 Tuesday B: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE II- Regarding the border mess, the Biden administration continues trying to deflect blame for the ongoing disaster onto President Donald J. Trump’s back.  Not working very well seeing as how President Trump handed Joe Biden a secure border.   Regarding the Biden Border Catastrophe, 40-percent in a recent poll blame Joe Biden 100-percent for the border catastrophe while 27-percent (the uneducated) blame President Donald J. Trump.  Another 12-percent blame Congress.  What everyone agrees on is the border must be secured NOW.  Speaking of the CRISIS, “Kooky Kamala” Harris says her administration received a f-up border from the previous administration and when asked if she was going to visit the border anytime soon, laughed it off.[iii] 
  69. 2021 Tuesday C: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE III-  the Republicans are dangling the bait of amnesty for DACA recipients, i.e., the much-beloved DREAMers (yeah, right- deport all of them NOW) in exchange for the Democrats agreeing to fix the broken farmworker visa system.  You know, we used to have the Bracero Program which allowed temporary workers to cross to and from the southern border to work in the United States and then to return home after the season ended.  What is so frigging difficult about this?  Just fix it and stop the tidal wave of illegals rampaging through our country.  Enough already!  Meanwhile, we learn that only 13-percent of family units crossing the southern border are turned back into Mexico.  Wow.
  70. 2021 Tuesday D: LAW ENFORCEMENT/LEGAL NEWS- Attorney Sidney Powell files a motion to dismiss suit in court to have the bogus lawsuit filed by the (allegedly) corrupt Dominion Voting Systems out of Canada.  These scumbags filed a frivolous lawsuit against all those who pointed out the fact that Dominion coupled with Hugo Chavez’s Smartmatic software STOLE the 2020 Presidential Election and threw it to decrepit old Joe Biden.   In other news, Regent University hosted a lengthy symposium on how the election fraud in 2020 occurred what with Michelle Bachman and Peter Navarro providing reams of evidence showing the crime committed before our eyes.  Elsewhere, the Massachusetts attorney general seeks to vacate thousands of drug convictions that were handed out using lab ‘evidence’ with which law enforcement tampered so as to achieve convictions.
  71. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. POLITICAL NEWS-  Congressman Mo Brooks, R-AL 5th congressional district announced today that he is running to fill the seat being vacated by retiring Senator Richard Shelby.  Good luck, Mo!  Meanwhile, Congressman James Comer, R-KY 1st congressional district, blasts the Biden tax plan as being little more than a wealth redistribution scheme.  Elsewhere, by a vote of 68-29, the U.S. Senate confirms the nomination of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to become the next U.S. Secretary of the Labor Department.  From what we hear, the guy is a labor hack.  In other news, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district says that ‘efforts to expel me will fail.’  Next, Senator Tammy Duckworth, D-IL, says she won’t confirm anymore WHITE nominees sent to the U.S. Senate by the Biden administration until some Asian-Americans begin getting nominated for high posts- like what?  Ambassador to Micronesia?  Finally, Joe Biden says we can ban assault weapons.  Go for it.
  72. 2021 Tuesday F: ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS NEWS I-  Economist Steve Moore pointed out today how the $1,400 stimulus checks sent to, uh, not just American taxpayers but to felons in prison, illegal aliens, and even savvy foreigners could end up costing $11,000 each.  Not good.  Meanwhile, U.S. corporations are urging elected Democrats to push through the DREAMER bill so as to get all this cheap labor employed while American workers are left without.   However, corporations may not get the last laugh as U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is promising to boost the U.S. corporate tax rate back to where it was- if not higher- than before President Donald J. Trump was in office.  Corporate heads, DON’T you wish you had supported the 45th president when you had the opportunity?   
  73. 2021 Tuesday G: ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS NEWS II- In other PANDERING NEWS, the city of Evanston, Illinois, becomes the first city in the United States to provide reparations to black Americans.  Wait, isn’t Evanston a NORTHERN CITY where slavery did not exist?  WTF is up with that?  (Note- NO longer can Democrats in Evanston use ‘slavery’ as a club to bash the heads of their political enemies.  NEVER).  Elsewhere, Joe Biden’s economic advisers are warning fellow Democrats to prepare for an additional $3 trillion in spending, much of which will go into HIGH-SPEED RAIL?  WTF?  This has never worked in the United States nor will it.  Next, Microsoft is in talks to buy instant messaging app, Discord.   Finally, Regal Cinemas plans a grand reopening across the country beginning on April 02, 2021.
  74. 2021 Tuesday H: FOREIGN AND OVERSEAS NEWS I- Following a complaint, the Federal Communications Commission- the FTC- is looking into allegations that two communist Chinese telecommunications companies, China Central Television and CGTN, for inserting propaganda into its broadcasts as well as showing coerced confessions by prisoners who have been mistreated.   Meanwhile, Russian officials say that Joe Biden has repeatedly rejected any open talks with Moscow so that mutual problems can be addressed, and grievances aired.  That’s Joe for you.  Speaking of Joe Biden, he’s going to address a virtual summit of European leaders this upcoming Thursday just as he is supposed to address the American people via a press conference.  (Note- we expect neither will occur or if they do, they will come off as Max Headroom with multiple takes, Deep Fakes, and hidden earpieces.  What a country).  Moving on, Dems are pressuring Joe Biden to ease sanctions on communist Venezuela.  Elsewhere, Saudi Arabia is proposing a ceasefire with the Houthi rebels.  Finally, Israeli voters are taking another shot at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. 
  75. 2021 Tuesday I: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 123,924,888 confirmed cases, +408,189, 2,727,640 (down from yesterday’s figure), confirmed deaths, +7,937, and 70,320,511 confirmed recoveries, +344,632.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,104,069 confirmed cases, up 49,466 from yesterday’s reporting, 548,613 confirmed deaths, UP 442, and 117,037,711 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them. 
  76. 2021 Tuesday J: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 220,146 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another three-and-a-half-weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  In other COVID-19 news, the Centers for Disease Control are hammering AstraZeneca for using outdated data in their correlation of vaccine results.  Say it ain’t so.  Meanwhile, a new study suggests that low-dose aspirin can ward off the coronavirus.  Elsewhere, Pfizer is developing a pill with which to ward off the ‘VID.  (In other healthcare news, Governor Asa Hutchinson, R-AK, has signed a new antiabortion law into being, one that will challenge Roe v. Wade in the courts).   (Other News II- the teachers’ unions are pushing back on the CDC’s recommendations for social distancing: six feet or no teach).
  77. 2021 Tuesday K: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,646,171 confirmed cases, 57,799 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,912 confirmed cases, 454 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 358,762 confirmed cases, 5,232 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- the commonwealth of the Northern Marianas: currently, they have 158 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and 32 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 828,764 confirmed cases, 6,109 confirmed deaths, and 807,653 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Philippines, home of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos (and her legendary shoe collection): 677,653 cases of the virus, 12,992 confirmed deaths and 578,461 confirmed recoveries.  
  78. 2021 Tuesday L:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,423.15, DOWN 308.05 points (-0.94%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,227.70, DOWN 149.84 points (-1.12%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,910.52, DOWN 30.07 points (-0.76%).  The price of GOLD is $1,726.20 per troy oz., +1.10 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $25.11 per troy ounce, -0.14 (-0.54%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,169.60 per troy oz, -5.00 (-0.43%) while the price of COPPER is $4.03 per pound, -0.05 (-1.14%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,605.00 per troy oz, -24.00 (-0.91%). The price of RHODIUM is $29,200.00 per troy oz.  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $57.42 per barrel, -0.34 (-0.59%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.79.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.   In Bangladeshi taka, one greenback equals 84.37.  
  79. 2021 Tuesday M: Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.882 per gallon, $3.612 in Hawaii, and $3.320 in Washington state.  Time to allow the country to return to fracking, there Joe Biden.   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,085,852,256,420 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.  Cloward and Piven running amok.  The country is going to crumble into nothingness.  IF the Chinese are going to become the masters of the world, well, what can we do except to join the band.
  80. 2021 Tuesday N: UNIDENTIFIED FLYING (AND SUBMERSIBLE) OBJECT NEWS- It would appear that the American people will soon learn the truth about UFOs although whether anyone will go the distance and inform us that the persons operating these crafts are not of this world is unclear.  Louis Elizondo was on Fox News this morning discussing the phenomena that has vexed millions around the world since the Roswell crash in New Mexico shortly after the end of World War II.  Elizondo provides three explanations as to the origins of these craft.  First, that they are BLACK OPERATIONS vehicles that only certain governmental organizations are aware of while the second is that the technology could be that of our enemies.  The third is that they come from somewhere else although no one wants to definitively state they come from somewhere NOT of this Earth such as interdimensional or interplanetary or interstellar origins.  To be a UFO, there must be at least one of five observable characteristics such as (1) the ability to accelerate almost instantaneously (2) hypersonic speeds (3) low observability (4) the ability to operate on various planes such as air to water, water to air, and whatever else observers might see and (5) the ability to move sans any form of wings, engine exhausts, and other characteristics associated with earthly flight.
  81. 2021 Tuesday O: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS II- North Korea sent a message to Joe Biden today in which, Kim Jong Un- the Great Leader II- fired off a barrage of short-range missiles into the sea this past weekend as a message to the White House that the Democratic Republic of North Korea does not like Joe Biden firing up the U.S.-South Korean military exercises.  Today, the Department of Defense said that ‘North Korea threatens the entire region.’  Wow.  We don’t think Chairman Kim likes Joe Biden very much.  It will be interesting to see what comes of this.  Meanwhile, the Biden administration still won’t say that labeling Vladimir Putin a ‘killer’ was the wrong thing to do.  Elsewhere, China lashes out at U.S. allies in a bid to thwart the agenda of “Joe Biden.”  The People’s Republic of China began slapping reciprocal sanctions onto the European Union for the pressure the ‘Biden administration’ and the EU are slapping onto Beijing for mistreating the citizens of Hong Kong, Tibet, and Uighur Muslims.  China says these are internal issues like mistreatment of minorities in the U.S. is an American internal issue.  Joe- the AICPENDBLOG.COM recommends YOU don’t start something with the PRC you can’t finish or win.
  82. 2021 Tuesday P: Stick around for the results of the Mega Millions Draw #1644 tonight what with a $122 million pot on the line for some lucky winner(s).  Here are the numbers: 12, 23, 35, 38, 55, and Mega 11.  Out of 80,188 winning tickets, the highest winners were three people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $6,340 apiece.
  83. 2021 Tuesday Q: END OF THE NIGHT NEWS FOREIGN/OVERSEAS III- We overlooked this story this morning but in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, a massive fire broke out killing 560 people outright, thousands more injured, and causing the disappearances of another 400.  The U.N. says that 45,000 people have been displaced.   The Bangladeshis have given shelter to more than 1 million of their fellow Muslims whom the anti-Muslim government in neighboring Burma drove out back in 2017 via a concerted effort to kill all of them.  Next, even though Saudi Arabia proposed a ceasefire with the Houthi rebel scum in Yemen, the Houthis conducted an attack on Abha International Airport with a drone loaded up with explosives.   Had the ceasefire gone into effect, it would have permitted the reopening of the Sana’a airport in Yemen so that relief supplies could flow into the starving, impoverished civilians in the country.  Instead, we think the Saudis had better raze all Houthi-controlled areas. 
  84. 2021 Tuesday R: END OF THE NIGHT NEWS NATIONAL:  A 14th woman filed a lawsuit against Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson accusing him of exposing himself and performing lewd acts on them.  The quarterback denies all allegations and investigation is ensuing.  Unlike Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, we believe that Watson is facing false accusations and we will wait to see where the evidence takes us.   Elsewhere, the ‘Biden administration’ announces all official documents will bear the moniker ‘Biden-Harris Administration.’  Speaking of old Joe, he says he is going to take America’s guns away since a crazed Syrian refugee POS shot up the Boulder, Colorado, grocery store killing 10 people, all of whom were WHITE.  No one seems to be shedding tears for them but oh, those poor Asian hookers- uh, excuse me, masseuses- in Atlanta, which is an entirely different story.  Meanwhile, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley, DS-MA 7th congressional district, says ‘making Washington, D.C. a state is a matter of racial equity seeing as how there are loads of black folks living there.’
  85. 2022 Wednesday: You know the drill…

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The next album by the Band is an archivist’s release featuring the group live at one of the all-time celebrated great shows following Woodstock.  “Live at Watkins Glen” came out on April 04, 1995, and features the Band’s performance at the famous site.  This concert for those who may not know featured a top bill of not only the Band but also the Grateful Dead and the Allman Brothers Band so folks, it was one long trip to be remembered or lost in the fog.  All three groups were in their peak eras although the Dead and the ABB would continue for decades to come so why not listen to this legendary set?  Both the Band and the Dead appeared at the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair of 1969 whereas the ABB did not.  One can only ponder why.  Ah, well, seek this one out and add it to your collection- you will be extremely glad you did, of that, we are positive.

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[i] We are not sure when we will present the music of the Cars but if you are still with us when we celebrate our second decade of activity, you may see them then so please, stay with us.  We thank you.

[ii] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Uriah Heep, but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Hawkwind.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

[iii] President Donald J. Trump sees an excellent opening for him to begin ripping Joe Biden a new one over his BORDER CALAMITY. 

76. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2022

1954 Wednesday: the fighting at the massive French base Dien Bien Phu has been fierce. Several French positions have been captured and savage counterattacks have been launched to reclaim some of them each morning. When the French visit some of the outlying bases to bring in ammo and carry out the wounded, they see a carpet of dead and dying Viet Minh.

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76. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2022:

St. Patrick’s Day / Evacuation Day (Massachusetts)

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger B. Taney; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Pierce Butler and John Marshall Harlan II;  U.S. Attorneys-General Roger B. Taney, William Pinkney, and Nathan Clifford; U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Roger B. Taney, Williams Adams Richardson, and G. William Miller; .38 Special featuring Ken Lyons, Family featuring Ric Grech, the Jeff Beck Group featuring Tony Newman, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Paul Kantner, the Lovin’ Spoonful featuring John Sebastian, the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger, Smashing Pumpkins featuring Billy Corgan, Thin Lizzy featuring Scott Gorham, and WAR featuring Harold Ray Brown:

  1. 45 B.C.: In his last victory, Julius Caesar defeats the Pompeian forces of Titus Labienus and Pompey the Younger at the Battle of Munda.  In the war in Gaul, Labienus had been a close ally of Caesar, commanding his cavalry forces in some of the fiercest battles fought in the ancient world.  He would later ally himself against his friend Caesar, but things would not turn out well for him.
  2. 432 Wednesday: Kidnappers seize St. Patrick, a Roman Catholic Bishop, and take him against his will to serve as a slave in Britain.  
  3. 445 Friday: Roman senator Petronius Maximus becomes Emperor.
  4. 461 Thursday: (or 493 A.D. depending upon the source) St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, died in Saul.
  5. 1190 Saturday: Having commenced the slaughter of the Jewish inhabitants of York the previous day, Crusaders bound for the Middle East from England, complete their massacre of the hapless Jews.
  6. 1756 Wednesday: At the Crown and Thistle Tavern in New York City, patrons celebrate St. Patrick’s Day for the first time in the American Colonies.
  7. 1762 Wednesday: New York City’s first St. Patrick Day’s parade took place.
  8. 1764 Saturday: The 7th U.S. Attorney General William Pinkney is born in Annapolis, Maryland, on this date.  A future Democratic-Republican, he would serve under President James Madison from December 11, 1811, to February 09, 1814.
  9. 1766 Monday: Britain repealed the Stamp Act that had caused resentment in the North American colonies.
  10. 1776 Sunday: During the Revolutionary War, British troops evacuate Boston and regroup in Nova Scotia.
  11. 1777 Monday: In Calvert County, Maryland, future 24th over all and 5th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court Roger B. Taney is born in Calvert County, Maryland, on this date.  President Andrew Jackson would nominate his fellow Federalist-turned-Democrat to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Marshall.  Taney would serve from 03-28-1836 to 10-12-1864.  Prior to serving on the high court, he served the nation as its 11th attorney general.  In this position, he served under President Andrew Jackson from 07-20-1831 to 11-14-1833 then became 12th U.S. Treasury Secretary and then 5th U.S. Supreme Court chief justice.   As secretary of the U.S. Treasury, Taney served from 09-23-1833 to 06-25-1834.
  12. 1800 Monday: The English warship, HMS Queen Charlotte, catches fire resulting in the deaths of 700-plus sailors.
  13. 1836 Thursday: Texas legalizes slavery on this date via its constitution.  The Constitution forbade any owner emancipating his slaves without consent of the Congress as well as prohibiting any stoppage of the slave trade within its borders.  
  14. 1848 Friday: The 19th U.S. Attorney General Nathan Clifford left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President James K. Polk from October 17, 1846, until today.
  15. 1866 Saturday: In Dakota County, Maryland, future 71st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Pierce Butler is born.  President Warren G. Harding would nominate the Democrat to fill the seat of Republican Associate Justice William R. Day.  Butler served from December 21, 1922, to November 16, 1939.
  16. 1869 Wednesday: The 26th U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish assumed his office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, Fish served under President Ulysses S. Grant from today until March 12, 1877.
  17. 1871 Friday: Organizers form the National Association of Professional Baseball players.
  18. 1873 Monday: The 29th U.S. Treasury Secretary Williams Adams Richardson assumed office on this date.  A member of no professed political party, Richardson served under President Ulysses S. Grant from today until June 03, 1874.
  19. 1884 Monday: In Otay, California, John Joseph Montgomery made the first-manned, controlled, heavier-than-air glider flight in the United States.
  20. 1886 Wednesday: The Carrollton Massacre occurs in Mississippi as the citizens of the town murder 20 blacks.
  21. 1898 Thursday: John Philip Holland achieves successful test runs of the first modern submarine off Staten Island.
  22. 1901 Sunday: A showing of 71 Vincent van Gogh paintings in Paris, France, 11 years after the death of the artist, creates a sensation.
  23. 1906 Saturday: President Theodore Roosevelt first likened crusading journalists to a man with “the muckrake in his hand” in a speech to the Gridiron Club in Washington, D.C.
  24. 1912 Sunday: The Campfire Girls Organization underwent incorporation in Washington, D.C.; two years to the day after the first chapter underwent founding in Thetford, Vermont.  In modern times, we now know the group as Camp Fire U.S.A.
  25. 1917 Saturday: The first bowling tournament exclusively for women in the United States commenced on this date in St. Louis, Mo.  Nearly 100 women participated in the event.
  26. 1924 Monday: The USSR and Sweden establish diplomatic relations with one another’s governments.
  27. 1926 Wednesday: In the League of Nations, Spain, and Brazil vote against Germany from joining their organization.
  28. 1930 Monday: Construction commenced on the Empire State Building.
  29. 1931 Tuesday: Soviet dictator Josef Stalin expels Krupskaya Lenin from the Central Committee of the Communist Party.
  30. 1936 Tuesday: Pittsburgh’s Great St. Patrick’s Day Flood began as the Monongahela and Allegheny rivers, swollen by rain and melted snow, started exceeding flood stage; the high water was blamed for more than 60 deaths.
  31. 1938 Thursday: During the Spanish Civil War, Italian Fascist warplanes fighting with the Nationalists to crush the Republican forces who are backed by the Soviet Union- launch a major raid on the city of Barcelona.  Glimpses of what’s to come in another 18 months or so when war breaks out across Europe are visible here: death from above on a large scale.
  32. 1941 Monday: Paul Kantner, future guitarist, and vocalist with the Jefferson Airplane/Starship[i], is born on this date in San Francisco, California.  Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., President Franklin Delano Roosevelt officially opened the National Gallery of Art.   Elsewhere, the Battle for the Atlantic continues to rage as German wolfpacks scour the ocean seeking out ships bringing supplies to Great Britain. 
  33. 1942 Tuesday: With the arrival of 30,000 Jews from Lublin, Poland, the Belzec Concentration Camp opens for business.  Meanwhile, General Douglas MacArthur arrives in Australia to become supreme commander of all Allied forces in the Pacific Theater during World War II.   His first goal is to return to the Philippines and liberate them, but many battles will have to be fought before he can honor his pledge.
  34. 1943 Wednesday: Future drummer with the Jeff Beck Group[ii]—Tony Newman—is born in Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom, on this date.   Elsewhere, the Battle of the Atlantic continues as German U-Boats continue using blind spots to devastate convoys crisscrossing the Atlantic to and from Great Britain.  The U-Boats also seek to cut supplies off to the Soviet Union but are having less success. 
  35. 1944 Friday: John B. Sebastian, future guitarist/vocalist/harmonica player and songwriter with the Lovin’ Spoonful[iii], was born on this date in Greenwich Village, NYC. Elsewhere, during World War II as the Soviets continue fighting their way to Germany, Allied warplanes are flying major missions into Austria, attacking the capital of Vienna.  The great city and a favorite of German Fuhrer Adolf Hitler suffers severe damage.
  36. 1945 Saturday: With the Japanese island of Iwo Jima all but secure, U.S. troops are now seeking out Imperial Japanese holdouts clinging to caves, bunkers, and other territory.  Most of the Japanese who fought to defend the island are dead but there are still enough remaining to make inattention by U.S. soldiers lethal.
  37. 1946 Sunday: Future drummer for the Los Angeles-based fun-rock-soul-jazz band, WAR[iv]—Harold Ray Brown—is born on this date in Long Beach, California.  Elsewhere- in the aftermath of World War II- the Nuremburg Trials of Nazi leaders continues with Reichsmarshall Hermann Goering- former chief of the Luftwaffe- on the stand.  He is a scrapper who won’t allow the Allied judges to badger him.  Still, we all know how this is going to end for this unrepentant Nazi.  Other Nazis in the box look up to him.  He is showing them the way.
  38. 1950 Friday: Scientists at the University of California at Berkeley announced they had created a new radioactive element, “californium,” aka element 98.
  39. 1951 Saturday: In Glendale, California, future guitarist/backing vocalist with Thin Lizzy[v] from 1974-1983- Scott Gorham- is born. 
  40. 1953 Tuesday: Future bassist with the Southern rock band, .38 Special[vi] 1974-1977—Ken Lyons—is born in Jacksonville, Florida, on this date.  
  41. 1954 Wednesday: the fighting at the massive French base Dien Bien Phu has been fierce.  Several French positions have been captured and savage counterattacks have been launched to reclaim some of them each morning.  When the French visit some of the outlying bases to bring in ammo and carry out the wounded, they see a carpet of dead and dying Viet Minh.  However, the wounded they bring back to camp from the outlying strongpoints cannot be evacuated by air because every time aircraft come in to pick them up and take them back to Hanoi for treatment, the People’s Army begin bombing the airstrip and covering the sky with AA fire.  The communists want their foes to suffer.
  42. 1955 Thursday: The 89th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Marshall Harlan II assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Harlan to fill the seat of Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson’s seat.  He served from today until September 23, 1971.
  43. 1958 Monday: The U.S. Navy launched the Vanguard 1 satellite.
  44. 1959 Tuesday: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet in the advance of Chinese troops to take refuge in neighboring India.   The Chi-Coms claim that Tibet is their territory in the same way they claim Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao.  The U.S. should have nuked the Chi-Coms long ago when we had the opportunity; it’s a shame we failed to do what had to be done.
  45. 1960 Thursday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower forms an anti-Fidel Castro-exile army under the auspices of the CIA.  Communists in Cuba is not good and it’s clear that the U.S. failed to nip this one in the bud.  Soon, the Soviets will be building military bases on the island.  Not good.
  46. 1963 Sunday: Pope John XXIII beatified Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton, an American.  Twelve years later, Pope Paul VI canonized her.
  47. 1966 Thursday: A U.S. midget submarine located a missing hydrogen bomb, which had fallen from an American bomber into the Mediterranean off the coast of Spain.
  48. 1967 Friday: In Chicago, Illinois, future cofounder, and multi-instrumentalist (bass, guitars, vocals, and keyboards) of the Smashing Pumpkins[vii]– Billy Corgan- is born on this date.
  49. 1968 Sunday: A peaceful anti-Vietnam War protest in London was followed by a riot outside the U.S. Embassy; more than 200 people underwent arrest and over 80 people were arrested.   Why the Brits are crying is unclear; we supported them in their endeavors to crush the communists in Malaysia post-World War II just as we gave aid to the French fighting in Indochina.  Ingrates.
  50. 1969 Monday: Golda Meir becomes the fourth prime minister of Israel.  This woman would become a major wartime leader, devastating one Arab army after another.
  51. 1970 Tuesday: The United States cast its first veto in the U.N. Security Council by killing a resolution that would have condemned Britain for failure to use force to overthrow the white-ruled government of Rhodesia.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Army charged 14 officers with suppression of facts in the My Lai massacre case.
  52. 1972 Friday: To achieve desegregation, President Richard M. Nixon asked Congress to halt bussing.  NO one liked busing, not whites, not blacks, NO ONE.  Elsewhere, in beautiful San Diego, California, heavyweight boxer Ken Norton won a unanimous 10-round decision over Jack O’Halloran to put his pro record to 25-1.   As for O’Halloran, his record went to 22-14-2.
  53. 1973 Saturday: In a Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph by Slava Veder of the Associated Press that captured the family on the tarmac at Travis Air Force Base in California as they joyously greeted U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Robert L. Stirm, a freed prisoner of the Vietnam War.
  54. 1976 Wednesday: The U.S. military conducts nuclear tests at the Nevada Test Site.  We must keep the arsenal up to date.
  55. 1977 Thursday: In beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes, aka the “Easton Assassin,” puts his pro boxing record to 24-0 with a fifth round TKO of opponent, Horace Robinson, in a scheduled 10-round match.
  56. 1985 Sunday: President Ronald Reagan agreed to a joint study with Canada on acid rain.
  57. 1988 Thursday: Avianca Flight 410, a Boeing 727, crashed after takeoff into a mountain in Colombia, killing all 143 people aboard it.  Meanwhile, Iran claims that Iraq has used poison gas in the Iran-Iraq War.
  58. 1989 Friday: A series of solar flares caused a violent magnetic storm that caused power outages over large regions of Canada. 
  59. 1990 Saturday: Famed English bassist, Ric Grech who played with Family[viii], Blind Faith[ix], and other UK bands, died due to alcoholism on this date in Leicester, UK.  He was just 44 years-old.  
  60. 1992 Tuesday: White South Africans approved constitutional reforms to give legal equality to blacks.
  61. 1993 Wednesday: Helen Hayes, the “First Lady of the American Theater,” died in Nyack, New York, at age 92.
  62. 1995 Friday: In Bushkill, Pennsylvania, heavyweight boxer Carl “The Truth” Williams loses a unanimous 10-round to Melvin Foster which put his record to 26-9-1.  As for Foster, his record went to 18-1-1.
  63. 2000 Friday: In Uganda, a mass holocaust to rival that of the Reverend Jim Jones occurs in the country as 800-plus people die.  The Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God is deemed a mass murder and suicide, one orchestrated by leaders of the cult.  Ugandan law enforcement believe that the five main leaders of the group died in the fire that took the lives of many but then came to expect that at least one of them was in the wind- with the movement’s wealth.
  64. 2001 Saturday: OPEC announces major cuts in production, effective April 1- 4% or one million barrels per day.  Of course, nations dependent upon this oil output are flabbergasted as gasoline prices will go UP.
  65. 2002 Sunday: In the Afghanistan invasion, Operation Anaconda comes to an end after going on for nearly two weeks.  At the cost of 11 U.S. casualties, at least 500 Taliban and al-Qaida scum have been whacked. 
  66. 2003 Monday: Edging to the brink of war, President George W. Bush gave Saddam Hussein 48 hours to leave his country.  However, Iraq rejected Bush’s ultimatum, saying that a U.S. attack to force Saddam from power would be a “grave mistake.”
  67. 2004 Wednesday: NASA’s Messenger became the first spacecraft to enter orbit around Mercury.  The probe took more than 270,000 pictures before it crashed into the surface of the planet on April 30, 2015.  Elsewhere, guests at the Mount Lebanon Hotel in Baghdad got more than they planned on when a car bomb piloted by some jihadists crashed into the place, blowing it sky-high.  In the blast, 17 were killed outright while another 45 or more suffered varying injuries.  Once again, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam is to blame.
  68. 2005 Thursday: The People’s Republic of China frees Uighur Muslim dissident and businesswoman Rebiya Kadeer on medical parole.  They probably decided that if they tortured this woman any longer, her heart would give out, so the Chi-Coms most likely bowed to Western pressure.   Kadeer became a millionaire through her real estate holdings so it’s clear the Chi-Coms wanted to shake her down.
  69. 2006 Friday: Federal regulators reported the deaths of two women in addition to four others who had taken the abortion pill RU-486; Planned Parenthood- the notorious ‘baby chop shop’- said it would immediately stop disregarding the approved instructions for the use of the murderous drug.  Elsewhere, fashion designed Oleg Cassini died on Long Island, NY, at age 92.  Meanwhile- in Washington, D.C.- the former 65th U.S. Treasury Secretary G. William Miller dies at age 81.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from August 06, 1979, to January 20, 1981.
  70. 2007 Saturday: Australian Prime Minister John Howard announces that Australia will keep its troops in Iraq until the Iraqi government is able to maintain order.   In other truly fascinating news, heavy metal band Iron Maiden[x] becomes the first heavy metal band to tour India.  How about that?
  71. 2008 Monday: Senator Barack Obama goes to the microphones in Philadelphia to give a speech on race.  He is trying to tamp down concerns that he might be a racist.  No, not ‘our Obama.’  In other news, the Democratic Party of Florida abandons a plan to demand all mail-in ballots for the Democratic Primary Election.   Elsewhere, the Fed is blasted for choosing to bail out banks but not homeowners.  The housing crisis continues to worsen.
  72. 2009 Tuesday: Upset continues to grow over AIG executives going to get bonuses so the Democrat-controlled Congress is threatening to pass a bill by which they can slap hefty taxes on these bonuses.  Other companies that have gotten bailouts like Citigroup and Morgan Stanley are seeking ways they can hand out bonuses to their executives without everyone and his or her brother knowing.  They are trying to get in before the Congress can come after them.
  73. 2010 Wednesday: as the Obama administration continues trying to drum up votes with which to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka the PPACA, aka the ACA, aka “Obamacare,” the White House gets a ‘win’ when two Democratic congressmen opposed to the bill for assorted reasons change their minds and will vote for it.  Dennis Kucinich of Ohio and Dan Kildee of Michigan announce they are ‘yes votes.’  Oh, good, we can hardly wait.
  74. 2011 Thursday: St. Patrick’s Day parades are now a worldwide event.  Meanwhile, Libya claims it will end fighting on Sunday for the jihadists to turn themselves in to the government.   Elsewhere, in a recent drone strike in Pakistan, the CIA blasts 40 Pakistani civilians to kingdom come and wounds God knows how many others.  WTF are you doing, President Obama?  Meanwhile, the Republican-controlled House passes a bill with which to defund the left-wing NPR.
  75. 2012 Saturday: Despite being under house arrest in Great Britain, Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, announces he will seek a seat in the senate of Australia.  Meanwhile, ISIS thugs in Damascus, Syria, attack two government offices killing several government employees and wounding others.  Elsewhere, we learn that Saudi Arabia is sending weapons to anti-Assad forces in Syria.   
  76. 2013 Sunday: Two members of Steubenville, Ohio’s celebrated high school football team were found guilty of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl and sentenced to at least a year in juvenile prison in a case that rocked the Rust Belt city of 18,000.  Elsewhere, the citizens of Wardak, Afghanistan, launch a large rally demanding ALL U.S. forces pull out of their country after numerous mishaps, drone strikes, and other problems.
  77. 2014 Monday: L’ Wren Scott, the 49-year-old model, designer, and longtime girlfriend of Rolling Stone[xi] Mick Jagger is discovered dead in her apartment, a mystery to this day.  In other news, Russian President Vladimir Putin recognized Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as an “independent and sovereign country,” ignoring sanctions imposed by President Barack Hussein Obama of the United States and various European countries.
  78. 2016 Thursday: Following the U.S. placing new sanctions on the ever-belligerent North Koreans over their nuclear weapons and missile programs, the People’s Republic of China inserts itself between their allies, the North Koreans, and their foes, the U.S. by opposing the unilateral actions of President Barack Hussein Obama.
  79. 2017 Friday: Donna Brazile, former head of the DNC, admits she gave Hillary Clinton copies of debate questions ahead of her debate with now-President Donald J. Trump.  Elsewhere, in the Yemeni civil war, a U.S. Apache helicopter piloted by unknown individuals opens fire on a Somali refugee boat off the coast of the war-torn country killing at least 40 refugees and injuring another 35.  NO one knows who committed this dastardly act.
  80. 2018 Saturday: The National People’s Congress appoints Wang Qishan as vice president on this date.  In Iran, a close ally of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his former vice president is arrested for criticizing the Iranian judiciary.  No room for criticism in that country.
  81. 2019 Sunday: After tropical cyclone Idai roars through eastern Zimbabwe killing at least 259 people, the government declares a state of emergency.  Meanwhile, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announces she is running for president.  Wow.
  82. 2020 Tuesday: Much to the horror of New England Patriots fans, quarterback Tom Brady announces that after 20 years with the team, he is leaving the team to pursue opportunities with other teams.  COVID-19 update: as of today, there are 197,802 known cases of the virus what with 7,955 deaths and 81,691 recoveries.  Of course, the birthplace of the Wuhan Virus- communist China- leads the pack with 80,881 cases with Italy in second place what with 31,506 cases, and the Islamo-fascist republic of Iran in third place with 16,169 cases.  The United States is in eighth place with 6,223 cases with West Virginia being the ONLY state sans any reported cases.  Meanwhile, young people continue flocking to beaches across the country to celebrate Spring Break.  What a bunch of losers as many food service establishments across the country are shuttering their doors and sending employees home like many of us chef-authors here have done. 
  83. 2020 Tuesday A: In the three presidential primaries held today, candidate Joe Biden beat the hell out of his opponent Bernie Sanders winning Arizona, Florida, and Illinois.  Ohio postponed its primary until later in the year out of fear of the COVID-19 virus, aka the Wuhan Virus, the one the Chinese gave the world.  Meanwhile, speaking of the Hubei Hooey, Pfizer and Biontech sign deals to develop a vaccine for the Chi-Com Virus, the Chi-Vi, the ‘VID.  People do not believe it is possible but with President Donald J. Trump’s backing, anything is possible (although the Democrats will never admit it).
  84. 2021 Wednesday: DAY 57 of the Biden Regime.   The Catchup: two stories from yesterday we failed to report- first more than 800 Massachusetts state police officers refuse to take the Xi Jinping Bat Virus vaccine.  Second, Governor Ralph “Blackface/KKK” Northam of Virginia signs a bill into law that will give 69,000 current and former felons the right to vote.  (Note- if the GOP wants to stop this sort of legislation from damaging the nation, Republicans MUST make the tactical decision to move forward instead of bemoaning a crap-ass bill such as Governor Northam’s.  If these are the rules of the game, then play to WIN the game.  Later, we can eliminate laws such as these when we return to the strategic level of the war against communism, socialism, and liberalism, i.e., the modern-day Democratic Party.  Goldie).  Other news- the recent crash near El Paso, Texas, killed at least 8 illegal immigrants and injured numerous others, all of whom were packed into a truck and was speeding away from Texas Department of Public Safety officials.  When you catch them, beat the living s**t out of them.
  85. 2021 Wednesday A:  ATLANTA MASSAGE PARLOR MASSACRE- NO matter how much Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Democrat, wants to make the shootings of massage parlor workers and customers into the latest example of Asian hate in the country, we learn that the shooter- Robert Aaron Long- was not even a QAnon member, a Proud Boy, an Oath Keeper but a sick individual who had an incurable sex addiction (which he will be getting a whole lot of in prison) and saw that the only way he could fix himself was to go into massage parlors and whack everyone he saw.  Half the fatalities were Asian chicks, the others were customers of various skin colors, shades, and hues, yet; the Dems scream about Asian Race Hatred in the United States.   (Note- I think one of the chicks gave the shooter a case of incurable syphilis which made him go berserk.  Back during the Vietnam War, U.S. servicemen afflicted with the so-called ‘black syphilis’ could not be returned home).
  86. 2021 Wednesday B: 2020 Election Updates- Sen. Tom Cotton, R-AR, condemns the U.S. Chamber of Commerce backing various Democratic candidates around the country in the 2020 Elections.  The Chamber like every other government department, agency, and affiliate is supposed to be- as required by law– to be NONPARTISAN.  Thank you, Senator Cotton.   Meanwhile, intelligence news continues to come out showing that the Russians, the Chi-Coms (they always try to leave the number one foe of the country out of any list of scumbags), Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, and most every other s**thole nation tried to interfere in the 2020 Presidential Election.  This morning, some unnamed source in the Deep State swore that the Russians tried to help Trump win in 2020 (yeah, right) but like usual, NO EVIDENCE exists of any change in vote tallies.  No, the only place where changes in vote tallies exists is with Dominion Voting Systems- a corrupt company from a third-rate country as well as Hugo Chavez’s election-stealing software of choice, Smartmatic.  We hope to see both companies destroyed.   As for Canada, F**k Canada.  Never visiting that s**thole country ever again.  Regarding the 2020 Presidential Election, President Donald J. Trump lambastes the U.S. Supreme Court over its timidity in NOT hearing the numerous election fraud cases brought before it.  (Speaking of President Trump, he won’t decide on another run in 2024 until we see the outcome of the 2022 Mid-Term Elections).  
  87. 2021 Wednesday C: Today is St. Patrick’s Day and a massive parade of pro-Donald J. Trump supporters is marching through the Big Apple, carrying gigantic American flags while human scum Antifa and Black Lives Matter attempts to impede their progress.  Send Antifa and BLM scum to Riker’s Island for a couple of weeks.  They will exit the notorious facility wearing dresses and prancing around like Kansas City f*****s.  It would do them good.  Still, dimwits such as Mayor Bill Di Blasio and sex-perv Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo claim that Trump has NO support in either the city or the Empire State.   
  88. 2021 Wednesday D:  Joe Biden Updates- senile Joe Biden is still demanding that EVERY American worker wear masks to prevent the spread of the China Virus while on the border, no one cares, come on in, illegal aliens!  F**k Joe.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden flipflops yet again by distancing himself from a fellow groper, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo.  He tells George Stephanopoulos that he believes ‘Cuomo will undergo prosecution.’  Next, Joe Biden’s nominee for deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor Julie Su is on the hotseat because under her watch in California, tens of millions of dollars were stolen in COVID-19 relief funds, money that went to foreigners, death row inmates, and illegal aliens.  Just what we need at the federal level.   Meanwhile, we continue hearing about the upcoming Joe Biden press conference and all we can do is laugh until our guts hurt.  This mentally debilitated dimwit cannot speak for longer than a few minutes.  Watch out for DEEP FAKES and MULTIPLE TAKES spliced together to make it appear to be LIVE.  Finally, Joe Biden supports ENDING the filibuster NOW.  Dems claim the filibuster is a relic from the Jim Crow era.
  89. 2021 Wednesday E:  U.S. Border News- Representative Chip Roy, R-TX 21st District, says that MOST illegals are young adult (military age) males and NOT the children the Democrats wail they are.   Meanwhile, the ‘Biden administration’ is limiting what Customs and Border Patrol officials can tell the press about the massive invasion along the southern border.  Many consider it to be an ‘informal gag order’ as if they speak to the press, they stand to lose their jobs.  Next, more than 40 Republicans accuse the ‘Biden administration’ of committing ‘unlawful acts’ along the southern border by halting construction of the Trump Border Wall that already has been funded.  They demand construction continue.  Meanwhile, Congressman Louie Gohmert, R-TX 1st District, says that ‘Joe Biden is doing to the United States what Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo is doing to New York.’  We’ll let you decide on the appropriate adjectives. Next, polls of GOP voters say that Republicans support harsh measures along the border.[xii]  Finally, ‘Vice President Kooky Kamala Harris’ continues to evade reporters’ questions as to the status of the illegal alien brats in custody. 
  90. 2021 Wednesday F: LOSER News Update- Portland, Oregon, Mayor Ted Wheeler told reporters that ‘Portland residents are tired by the nightly violence.’  Then STOP IT, you frigging dope!  Crack some heads, send people to prison, do to them what they have been doing to your city for more than 18 months now.  Exterminate them like the vermin they are.   In other LOSER News Updates, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom now is taking the threat to his existence seriously but it’s too late for him to save himself.  He continues blasting Republicans but Gavin, there are more Democrats in the Golden State who want to see YOU GO.  The drive has until April 29 to authenticate ALL signatures and then arrange the recall election.  We have another Gray Davis heading out of office.  Meanwhile, left-wing dimwit LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers has purchased part ownership of the Boston Red Sox, a Major League Baseball team.  Next, WOKE actress Natalie Portman has rewritten all fairy tales and fables so that they are now WOKE, too.[xiii]  Finally, the New York State Assembly has retained former Robert S. Mueller III investigative attorney Greg Andres of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP to investigate the “Lov Gov,” Andrew “Killer” Cuomo.  Ai-yi-yi!  Cuomo is in BIG TROUBLE.
  91. 2021 Wednesday G:  Miscellaneous Updates- 400 Illinois National Guardsmen-and-women return home from Washington, D.C., and are glad to do so even though U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin begged them to stay.   Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken promises the “U.S. will counter Chi-Com aggressiveness” while the defense secretary promises to protect South Korea from their northern neighbors.  Awesome.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Senate is discussing the “Bolivar Act,” a law that will prohibit U.S. tax dollars from going to contracts in which Venezuelan government apparatchiks have their hands.  Giving U.S. tax dollars to abortionists is A-Okay but we have to stand strong against the Maduro regime.  Wow.  Next, Disneyland to reopen at the end of April.  Finally, Uber drivers in the United Kingdom to get minimum wage, holiday pay, and pensions BUT NO sick leave and family leave pay.  Double wow.  (Note- Derek Chauvin’s defense attorneys now believe his trial should be moved elsewhere since the city of Minneapolis paid George Floyd’s family $27 million for their pain and suffering.  We agree).
  92. 2021 Wednesday H: Second Amendment/Gun News- Arizona State Representative Leo Biasiucci, R-AZ 5th House District, has put forth H.B. 2111 that will transform Arizona into a Second Amendment sanctuary state.  We love it.  A Senate counterpart, Senator David Gowan, R-AZ 14th Senate District, has also put forth a similar bill- S.B. 1328.  Representative Biasiucci says he ‘borrowed the same language former California Governor Jerry Brown used when he crafted the Golden State’s notorious sanctuary state law.   California’s law stood the challenges and thus so will Arizona’s when the Democrats take it to the courts which they inevitably ALWAYS do.   At the federal level, 34 Democrats express support for the Assault Weapons Ban of 2021.  Our thoughts on the matter?  F**k all of them Democrats.  The American people are taking great care to conceal their guns from the federal government.   Elsewhere, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, says that ‘the Democratic Party’s infrastructure bill is a Trojan Horse with which it will drop massive tax increases on the American people.’  He also says that the Dems are doing everything possible to bypass any GOP input or resistance.  Finally, the IRS is extending the tax deadline into May 2021.
  93. 2021 Wednesday I:  COVID-19 News and Related News- Australia is going to help Papua New Guinea get its hands on 1 million Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines.  However, Dr. Brian Tyson of All-Valley Urgent Care in El Centro, California, says he has used hydroxychloroquine, aka Plaquenil, with enormous success which means this questionable vaccine was NEVER necessary to combat the Chi-Com illness.’   Next, we learn today that the Chi-Coms have infiltrated various U.S. virology facilities and studies so they can- you guessed it- steal our challenging work like the scumbags ALWAYS do.  The Chi-Coms have not had an original idea in decades.  Elsewhere, the HHS is going to invest $12 billion so it can test more people.  How about testing the illegal aliens all over the southern border?   Finally, Germany claims that NEW cases of the Xi Jinping Yellow Fever are rising at an exponential rate.  This tells us that every time the world is returning to normal, the left-wing globalists start crying about cases going UP.  They want one-world government, and this is the pathway in which to do it.   (Note- Senator Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee says another way the communist Chinese enter the U.S. and corrupt our people is through the sister cities program.  Boot all Chi-Com entities out of the United States.  NOW!)
  94. 2021 Wednesday J: Democratic Party News- the Senate is going to reverse the filibuster rule.  They want Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., to become states to which, we say, “Why not Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands, Northern Marianas, Midway, Johnston, and Palmyra Atolls, Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Wake Island, Navassa Island, and Kingman Reef?  If the Chi-Coms can build real estate atop reefs and the like, why can’t the Democrats?  Imagine how many senators and congressmen-and-women you scumbags could add to the House and Senate?  Start breaking states up, you could add another 25 stars to the flag, 50 more senators and God knows how many congressional seats.  
  95. 2021 Wednesday K: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 120,985,381 confirmed cases, +479,407, 2,675,158, confirmed deaths, +9,561, and 68,595,050 confirmed recoveries, +269,845.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,788,154 confirmed cases, up 68,346 from yesterday’s reporting, 542,304 confirmed deaths, UP 1,274, and 115,823,492 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile drooling POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 213,827 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- Vegetable Joe, in another two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.    
  96. 2021 Wednesday L: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,628,693 confirmed cases, 56,788 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,646 confirmed cases, 451 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers for several days now).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 353,960 confirmed cases, 5,206 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Maine, aka the Pine Tree State: currently, they have 47,591 confirmed cases, 725 confirmed deaths, and 12,898 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 822,703 confirmed cases, 6,048 confirmed deaths, and 790,340 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Chile, the home of the rescued trapped miners and Augusto Pinochet: 900,782 cases of the old the Communist China Condition, 21,789 confirmed deaths and 845,712 confirmed recoveries.  
  97. 2021 Wednesday M: Boy!  The Stock Markets are up because American BIG BUSINESS is salivating at all the low wage economic slave labor pouring across the southern border.  Time to invest BIG.  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,015.37, UP 189.42 points (+0.58%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,525.20, UP 53.63 points (+0.40%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,974.12, UP 11.41 points (+0.29%).  The price of GOLD is $1,744.00 per troy oz., +16.90 (+0.98%) while the price of SILVER is $26.41 per troy ounce, +0.35 (+1.35%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,216.10 per troy oz, +16.80 (+1.40%) while the price of COPPER is $4.15 per pound, +0.03 (+0.64%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,577.50 per troy oz, +3.16 (+79.00%). The price of RHODIUM is $2,175.50 per troy oz, +2.11 (+45.00%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.44 per barrel, -0.16 (-0.25%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.50 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.38.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.   In Australian dollar, one greenback equals 1.28.   Meanwhile, the Fed expects to keep its key rate near ZERO through 2023 which means the wealthy continue becoming wealthier while the middle class continues sinking into the lower economic classes.  This is NOT right.
  98. 2021 Wednesday N: Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.865 per gallon, $3.573 in Hawaii, and $3.292 in Washington state.  Time for ALL Red States and portions of states to secede from the Communist States of America.   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,062,551,889,135 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.  Cloward and Piven running amok.  The country is going to implode.   
  99. 2021 Wednesday O: It’s official- the GOP of Alaska has censured Senator Lisa Murkowski and have told her they don’t even want her identifying as a Republican in the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.  Meanwhile the U.S. Senate confirms Katherine Tai as the- wait for it- the first woman of color (whoopie do!) to be U.S. Trade Chief.   Next, the Biden administration is concerned that ‘homegrown extremists in the United States are soon going to be launching attacks against the government and the people.’  Yeah, sure.  Moving on, Chris Salcedo reports that the U.S. military is indeed going to lower its standards for purposes of inclusivity.  Maybe the Chi-Coms should nuke US?  Either that or the jihadists need to take charge.  The numbers of people they will be throwing off high towers will be in the millions.  LOL.  Speaking of the U.S. military, Salcedo reports that the Biden administration wants to purge the fighting forces of ALL pro-America patriots.   Finally, incredibly low IQ talk show TV host Joy Behar says that ‘Antifa is not a real thing, that it doesn’t exist.’  Stupid bi**h.
  100. 2021 Wednesday P: Here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3543 with a $30 million up for grabs: 10, 13, 19, 22, 46, and Mega 10.  Out of 116,568 winning tickets, ONE person had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $38,929.  The winning ticket was sold at a Fast & Easy in Hayward, CA 94541.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Drawing #829 with a $200 million jackpot on the line tonight: 34, 38, 42, 61, 62, and Powerball 19.  Out of 80,698 winning tickets, the highest winners was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $45,065.
  101. 2021 Wednesday Q: In other interesting news for the night, 31-year-old Paul Murray of San Antonio, Texas, underwent arrest earlier this evening by Secret Service agents and Washington, D.C. police.  He was lurking around Vice President Kamala Harris’ mansion, the Naval Observatory.  He had several guns in his automobile and could not explain his reason for being there.   Next, feminist author Naomi Wolf, author of “The End of America” has been banned from Twitter for having guested on the Tucker Carlson Show on Fox News Channel.
  102. 2022 Thursday: We’re undergoing changes. 

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[i] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane, the Jefferson Starship, Starship, and of the various bands’ members beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  Please look for them and enjoy.

[ii] We promoted the music of a group of interconnected venerable British rock bands as part of a series of interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This included the Small Faces, Faces, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Steve Marriott, Humble Pie, and other interconnected parts.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

[iii] We shared the music of the Lovin’ Spoonful with the readership beginning on Saturday, 14-September-2013 through Tuesday, 24-September-2013.  At the time, we made the oversight of not sharing the music of John B. Sebastian with the readership, so we do hope we come back around to promoting him sometime in the next 15 years or so.

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

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

[vi] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news.  This would include the music of .38-Special, too.

[vii] We hope to share the music of Smashing Pumpkins with the world within the next decade or so when we will do a series of Grunge Rock and/or modern psychedelic rock bands.

[viii] The music of this famed British band, Family as well as the spin-off group, Streetwalkers, appeared on Tuesday, 08-October-2013 through Thursday, 31-October-2013.  Sadly, at the time, we failed to promote the music of both Axis Point as well as Roger Chapman’s solo catalog, so we hope to correct those mistakes sometime within the next five years.

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

[x] If we are still here in 20 years, we most likely will be doing Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Poison, and all the rest of the crazy bands but you can bet we will never do the music of Maroon Five.

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

[xii] We most assuredly do (well, most of us) who want to see military installations installed, minefields, antipersonnel and antivehicle obstacles and pits created as well electrified fencing, anti-tunneling measures, foo gas pits, even seeding the Rio Grande with alligator pups brought from the southeaster portion of the country.  We also would love to see predator drones overhead and open bounties placed on the heads of human traffickers and facilitators and long prison sentences for those apprehended in northern Alaska.  Child traffickers should be executed on the spot with lead to the back of the head.

[xiii] We’re sorry, this bitch is a dingbat, and she needs to awaken her mind from the liberal prison into which, SHE placed it when she joined the left.

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2021 Tuesday J: The IAEA says Iran continues breaking all restrictions the 2015 nuclear deal imposed on Iran, yet Joe Biden is giving them billions of dollars. Why? Most likely because they are wetting their beaks in the money pot. Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms are working at passing a new law (yeah, right- just pass it) that will prohibit dissenters in Hong Kong from EVER holding political office. How soon before Democrats try to do that here?

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68. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 09, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices David Davis and Samuel Blatchford; U.S. Attorney General John Macpherson Berrien; U.S. Interior Secretary Robert McClelland; U.S. Secretary of State James G. Blaine; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Hugh McCulloch, Lot M. Morrill, Andrew W. Mellon, and G. William Miller; U.S. Secretaries of War Peter Buell Porter, John H. Eaton, a Newton D. Baker; Boston featuring Brad Delp, Family featuring Jim Cregan, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band featuring Chris Thompson, the Move featuring Trevor Burton, Ian Gillan Band featuring John McCoy, Paul Revere and the Raiders featuring Mark Lindsey, Procol Harum featuring Robin Trower, and the Velvet Underground featuring John Cale:

  1. 632 Friday: The Prophet Muhammad gave his last sermon (thank God for small favors).  Allah Akbar!
  2. 1454 Thursday: Amerigo Vespucci was born in Florence, Italy, on this date.  Meanwhile, German mapmaker named the American continent in his honor.
  3. 1497 Tuesday: Nicolaus Copernicus makes his first recorded astronomical observations. 
  4. 1500 Friday: Sailing from Lisbon, Portugal, Pedro Alvarez Cabral leaves with 13 ships on the way to India.
  5. 1513 Sunday: The 217th Roman Catholic Pope Leo X began his journey as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until December 01, 1521.
  6. 1562 Friday: Naples, Italy, bans kissing in public, an offense punishable by death.
  7. 1661 Wednesday: Cardinal Jules Mazarin, the chief minister of France, died, leaving King Louis XIV in full control of the nation.
  8. 1788 Sunday: Connecticut became the fifth state to join the union.
  9. 1793 Saturday: Jean Pierre Blanchard made the first balloon flight in North America.  President George Washington was among the spectators in the crowd observing the flight.
  10. 1796 Wednesday: The future French emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte, married Josephine de Beauharnais; however due to her purported infidelity, they later divorced.
  11. 1815 Thursday: In Cecil County, Maryland, future 37th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Davis is born.  President Abraham Lincoln would nominate the Whig, Republican, Liberal Republican, and eventual Independent to fill the seat of Democratic Associate Justice John Campbell.  Davis served from October 17, 1862, to March 03, 1883, then became senator.
  12. 1820 Thursday: The U.S. Congress passed the Land Act, which paved the way for westward expansion of North America.  Elsewhere, in Auburn, N.Y., future  48th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Blatchford is born.  President Chester Alan Arthur would nominate his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Republican Associate Justice Ward Hunt.  Blatchford would serve from March 22, 1882, to July 07, 1893.
  13. 1822 Saturday: Charles M. Graham received the first patent for artificial teeth.
  14. 1829 Monday: The 12th U.S. Secretary of War Peter Buell Porter left office on this date.  First, a Democratic-Republican, then a National Republican, and then a Whig, Porter served under President John Quincy Adams from May 23, 1828, to March 09, 1829.  His replacement- the 13th U.S. Secretary of War John H. Eaton assumed his place.  First, a Democratic-Republican, then a Democrat, and then a Whig, Eaton served under President Andrew Jackson March 09, 1829, to June 18, 1831.  Next, the 10th U.S. Attorney General John Macpherson Berrien assumed office on this date.  First a Democrat and then a Whig, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until June 22, 1831.
  15. 1832 Friday: Abraham Lincoln announced that he would run for political office for the first time.  However, he was unsuccessful in his run for a seat in the Illinois state legislature.
  16. 1839 Saturday: The Prussian government limits the workweek for children to no more than 51 hours per week.
  17. 1841 Tuesday: The United States Supreme Court rules in the United States v. the Amistad that the Africans who had seized the slave ship from their Spanish captors were free men because their captors took them against their will from their native land.
  18. 1847 Tuesday: During the Mexican-American War of 1846-1848, the U.S. launches it first major amphibious operation as it assaults the defenses at Vera Cruz, Mexico.
  19. 1857 Monday: The 4th U.S. Interior Secretary Robert McClelland left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Franklin Pierce from March 08, 1853, until today.
  20. 1859 Wednesday: The National Association of Baseball Players adopted the rule that limited the size of bats to no more than 2.5 inches in diameter.
  21. 1862 Sunday: During the Civil War, the ironclads USS Monitor and CSS Virginia (formerly USS Merrimac) clashed for five hours to a draw at Hampton Roads, Virginia.
  22. 1863 Monday: General Ulysses S. Grant received appointment as the commander-in-chief of Union military forces.
  23. 1864 Wednesday: Ulysses S. Grant becomes commander-in-chief of U.S. armies in the field.
  24. 1869 Tuesday: The 27th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Hugh McCulloch assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from today until March 03, 1869.  He would serve again as the 36th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.
  25. 1879 Sunday: The 31st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Lot M. Morrill left office on this date.  A Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from July 07, 1876, until today.
  26. 1889 Saturday: The 31st U.S. Secretary of State James G. Blaine assumed his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from today until June 04, 1892.  He also served the nation as its 28th U.S. secretary of state, doing so under Presidents James A. Garfield and then Chester Alan Arthur from March 07, 1881, to December 19, 1881.
  27. 1893 Thursday: Cannibals in the Congo kill thousands of Arabs.
  28. 1897 Tuesday: The U.S. Patent Office issued a patent to William Spinks and William Hoskins for cue chalk.
  29. 1907 Saturday: Indiana enacts the first voluntary sterilization law.
  30. 1914 Monday: U.S. Senator Albert Fall (Teapot Dome Scandal) calls for the “Cubanization of Mexico.”
  31. 1916 Thursday: More than 400 Mexican raiders led by Pancho Villa attacked Columbus, New Mexico, killing 18 Americans.  Meanwhile, during World War I, Germany declares war against Portugal as its colonial forces invaded Portuguese East Africa.  Elsewhere, the 47th U.S. Secretary of War Newton D. Baker assumed his post on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from today until 03-04-1921.
  32. 1918 Saturday: Russian Bolsheviks form the Communist Party; meanwhile, Ukrainian mobs murder the Jews of Serendino Buda.
  33. 1921 Wednesday: The 49th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Andrew W. Mellon assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover, from today until February 12, 1932.
  34. 1925 Monday: In Sapulpa, Oklahoma, future 65th U.S. Treasury Secretary G. William Miller is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Jimmy Carter from August 06, 1979, to January 20, 1981.
  35. 1932 Wednesday: The Japanese install former Chinese Emperor Henry Pu-Yi as head of Manchuria.
  36. 1933 Thursday: Congress, called into special session by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, began its “hundred days” of enacting New Deal legislation.
  37. 1935 Saturday: The animated cartoon character Porky Pig first appeared in the Warner Bros. animated short, “I Haven’t Got a Hat.”
  38. 1936 Monday: The German press warned that all Jews who vote in the upcoming elections would undergo arrest.
  39. 1941 Sunday: The Italian offensive in Albania gets under way as the new Roman Legions of Benito Mussolini attacks their miniscule neighbor across the Adriatic Sea.  This would prove hard-going for the Fascists.
  40. 1942 Monday: Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere and the Raiders[i] is born in Eugene, Oregon, on this date.  Elsewhere, John Cale, future guitarist, violinist, keyboardist, and vocalist with the New York City rock band, the Velvet Underground[ii] is born in Garnant, Carmarthenshire, Wales, on this date.   Meanwhile, the Imperial Japanese forces complete their conquest of Burma on this date.
  41. 1943 Tuesday: During World War II, the Nazis begin transporting the Jews of Salonika, Greece, to concentration camps.  On the Eastern Front, survivors from the Italian Eighth Army in the Stalingrad campaign- those lucky enough to slog hundreds of miles through deep snow with the Soviets in hot pursuit the entire time begin boarding trains for the trip back to Italy.  Most of them are dressed in rags, sick, fatigued, frostbitten, and disgusted with the Fascist regime that sent them east to die.
  42. 1945 Friday: During World War II, US B-29 bombers launched incendiary bombing raids against Japan, resulting in an estimated 100,000 deaths.  Meanwhile, the Japanese declare French Indochina to be an “independent country.”  Meanwhile, Robin Trower, future guitarist, and vocalist with both Procol Harum[iii] and a band bearing his name is born in Catford, London, Great Britain, on this date.
  43. 1946 Saturday: Jim Cregan, future guitarist, and vocalist with Blossom Toes[iv], Family/Streetwalkers[v] and eventually with Rod Stewart’s[vi] solo act is born in Yeovil, Great Britain, on this date.
  44. 1948 Tuesday: In Ashford, Kent, England, future member of Manfred Mann’s Earth Band- Chris Thompson (vocals and guitar 1975-1986 / 1996-99 / 2004)- is born.
  45. 1949 Wednesday: Trevor Burton—future guitarist with the Move[vii] (1965-69 / 2007-14)—was born in Birmingham, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, the first all-electric dining car went into service on the Illinois Central Railroad.
  46. 1950 Thursday: In Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England, future bassist/vocalist with the Ian Gillan Band- John McCoy- is born.
  47. 1953 Monday: The USSR buries Josef Stalin in Moscow. Fearful of his power even after his death, the entomb him next to Lenin.
  48. 1954 Tuesday: CBS reporter, Edward R. Murrow critically reviewed Wisconsin Republican Senator Joseph R. McCarthy’s anti-communism campaign on “See it Now.”  Elsewhere, in French Indochina, Colonel Christian de Castries continues making sure that his vast army of men, artillery, fighter aircraft, and fortified positions around the main base at Dien Bien Phu are prepared for the fight that’s coming.  They expect the People’s Army to begin the assault around March 15.  French paratroopers, French Legionnaires- many of them former Nazis- North African Moroccan and Algerian veterans as well as Senegalese artillerymen are preparing for the fight of their lives.
  49. 1959 Monday: Mattel introduced Barbie at the annual Toy Fair in New York.
  50. 1962 Friday: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, first published the science fantasy novel, “A Wrinkle in Time,” by Madeleine L’Engle.
  51. 1963 Saturday: During a traffic stop in Hollywood, two ex-convicts, Gregory Powell and Jimmy Lee Smith managed to disarm and capture two Los Angeles police officers, Ian Campbell, and Karl Hettinger.  The two thugs disarmed and abducted the officers and took them to an onion field near Bakersfield, California, where Powell shot Campbell to death while Hettinger managed to escape.  Eventually, a jury of their peers convicted Powell and Smith and a judge sent the two murderers to prison.  Joseph Waumbaugh detailed the case in his book, “The Onion Field.”
  52. 1964 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, raised the standard for proving libel by unanimously ruling that public officials who charged that the press–in regard to their official duties—defamed them had to demonstrate “actual malice” on the part of the news organization.  They had to do this to recover damages.  Meanwhile, the first Ford Mustang, a Wimbledon White convertible, rolled off the production line in Dearborn, Michigan.  
  53. 1965 Tuesday: The first U.S. combat forces arrived in South Vietnam on this date.
  54. 1967 Thursday: Svetlana Alliuyeva, Josef Stalin’s daughter, defected to the United States on this date.  Meanwhile, at the world-famous Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry won a 10-round unanimous decision over British boxer, Brian London, to put his record to 22-1-3.  As for the British Bulldog, his record went to 35-15.
  55. 1974 Saturday: The last Japanese soldier from World War II in the Philippines surrenders after being a guerilla for the intervening 29 years.
  56. 1975 Sunday: Work commenced on the Alaskan pipeline.
  57. 1977 Wednesday: About a dozen armed Hanafi Muslims invaded three buildings in Washington, D.C., where they murdered one person and took more than 130 hostages.  However, the siege ended two days later as law enforcement stormed the place where the jihadi scumbags held their hostages.
  58. 1984 Saturday: In Winchester, Nevada, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, heavyweight boxer Greg Page loses a 12-round championship bout to “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon via a mixed decision.  “Terrible Tim” won the vacant WBC title which put Page’s record to 23-2 and his to 18-1.
  59. 1987 Monday: At ARCO Arena in beautiful, downtown Sacramento, California, “Big George” Foreman scores a TKO over opponent, Steve Zouski at the 2:47-minute mark of Round 4 of a scheduled 10-round bout to put his pro record to 46-2.
  60. 1989 Thursday: The Senate rejected President George H.W. Bush’s nomination of John Tower to be defense secretary by a vote of 53-47.  However, the next day, Bush tapped Wyoming Rep. Dick Cheney, who went on to win unanimous Senate approval.  Meanwhile, a strike forced Eastern Airlines into bankruptcy.
  61. 1990 Friday: Dr. Antonia Novello took the oath of office as the first female and Hispanic surgeon general of the United States.  President George H.W. Bush nominated her, but do you hear Latinos and Democrats praising him for having done so?  No, the reason is that the Left does not give a F**K.   
  62. 1992 Monday: Former Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin died in Tel Aviv at age 78.   
  63. 1993 Tuesday: Rodney King testified at the federal trial of four Los Angeles police officers accused of violating his civil rights when they beat the crap out of him on a city street.  Elsewhere, in St. Louis, Mississippi, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes wins a ring disqualification at the end of Round 4 of a scheduled 10-round bout when the corner of his opponent- Rocky Pepeli- throws in the towel.  Holmes’ record goes to 56-4.
  64. 1994 Wednesday: The U.N. Human Rights Commission condemned anti-Semitism, putting the world body on record for the first time as opposing discrimination against Jews.  Elsewhere, underground poet and ‘Dirty Old Man’ of Los Angeles Free Press fame, Charles Bukowski, dies at age 76 from leukemia.
  65. 1995 Thursday: Major League Baseball awards a franchise to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays club.
  66. 2001 Saturday: In Kentucky, in the final fight of his illustrious career, heavyweight boxer Greg Page loses via knockout to Dale Crowe at the 1:56 minute mark of a 10-round bout for the vacant heavyweight title of the state.  The loss would put his record to 58-17-1.  Following this defeat, he would go into retirement.
  67. 2009 Monday: President Barack Hussein Obama lifted George W. Bush-era limits on using federal dollars for embryonic stem cell research.[viii]
  68. 2011 Wednesday: A 7.2-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Honshu, Japan, causes a tsunami alert to go out to all nations in the Pacific Rim region.
  69. 2012 Friday: Brad Delp—longtime vocalist of the rock band, Boston[ix]—took his own life on this date in Atkinson, New Hampshire.  He was 55 years-old.  
  70. 2013 Saturday: Anti-apartheid leader and former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, age 94 undergoes hospitalization for, what sources say, was a routine checkup.  Elsewhere, NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) spacecraft transmits images that for the very first time, allow scientists to create a 3D reconstruction of ancient water channels below the surface of Mars.
  71. 2014 Sunday: The Barbie doll celebrates its 55th anniversary.  Elsewhere, the search continues for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, a missing Boeing 777, which went missing the day before over the South China Sea with 239 people aboard.  At this point in time, NO trace of the plane has ever been found.
  72. 2015 Monday: Scientists exploring a cave in the Galilee Sea region of Israel discover an astounding cache of coins and jewelry dating back to the time of Alexander the Great.  Meanwhile, President Barack Obama signs an executive order designating Venezuela a national security threat to the United States. 
  73. 2016 Wednesday: In Miami, Florida, The Washington Post and Univision host the eighth Democratic Party’s primary debate.  Meanwhile, the migrant crisis continues in southern Europe as Croatia, Macedonia, and Slovenia close their borders to prevent hundreds of thousands of Islamic ‘refugees’ from invading their countries.   Elsewhere, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announces his country has ‘miniaturized its nuclear warheads, can slap them atop ballistic missiles, and terrorize the world if he so feels…’ what a guy.
  74. 2017 Thursday: British abstract painter Howard Hodgkin dies at age 84.  Elsewhere, in Dusseldorf, Germany, at the Central Railway Station, a jihadist attacks a crowd of people with an axe, wounding at least seven, some severely.  German police are able to subdue the scumbag.
  75. 2018 Friday: Weeks after the shooting that left 17 people dead at a Florida high school, Republican Governor Rick Scott signed a school safety bill that included new restrictions on guns, prompting a lawsuit from the National Rifle Association; the bill raised to 21 the minimum age to buy rifles and created a program enabling some teachers and other school employees to carry guns.   Elsewhere, the Trump administration announces that it’s ‘willing to speak with North Korea as long as they see positive signs of a willingness to denuclearize its country.’
  76. 2019 Saturday: Republican Congresswoman from California- Bobbi Fiedler- dies at age 81 on this date.  She represented California’s 21st Congressional District from 1981-1987.  Meanwhile, in the authoritarian state of Venezuela, the massive nationwide blackout continues into day 3.  Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro goes before one of the few remaining functioning TV cameras and declares that the ‘United States and that POS Juan Guiado bears full responsibility for it!’  Guiado responds by calling for massive protests in the streets.
  77. 2020 Monday: Following on the heels of former presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker’s endorsement of former Vice President Joseph R. Biden for the Democratic nominee for president, another former rival- Sen. Kamala Harris, California, also endorses “Smokin’ Joe.”  The funny thing is both of the senators had called Biden a ‘racist’ during debates in 2019.  Funny how things do change.  Meanwhile, the stock market continues plummeting as the Chinese-created coronavirus, COVID-19, continues rampaging around the world.  People are buying all the toilet paper and paper towels on the shelves of stores.  It looks like toilet paper will become the medium of exchange as smokes are in penal institutions.  Go figure.  Most believe the coronavirus is yet another ‘election year virus’ to come out of the Third World.  2002-2004: SARS.  2008: Avian Flu;  2010: Swine Flu.  2012: MERS.  2014 and 2018: Ebola; 2016: Zika virus; and 2020: COVID-19.  Thank you, China.  
  78. 2021 Tuesday: Here we are- Day 49 of the Biden Regime, all kinds of left-wing orders are moving through Congress and across his Oval Office desk.  Every day, the man is selling us out to the Chi-Coms.  What the hell are we going to do?  Stick around and find out along with us…NOTE- IN TWO DAYS- SENILE JOE IS GOING TO ADDRESS THE NATION IN A PRIME-TIME ADDRESS!  Beware of DEEP FAKES…HOW the administration believes drooling old Joe can do this is beyond any of us.  The man could neither remember his Defense secretary’s name as well as the building in which, the American people employ him: the Pentagon.  What is coming on Thursday is worthy of being shown on pay-per-view TV.  Elsewhere, the FBI has released photos of the possible bomber who planted pipe bombs around the Capitol on January 05, 2021.  Let’s arrest this Antifa/BLM POS.
  79. 2021 Tuesday A: Speaking of “Pro-China Joe” Biden, the schmendrick is giving the Iranians $3 billion to re-jumpstart the Iran nuclear deal.  Have we not been down this road before what with President Barack Hussein Obama dumping $150 billion in various currencies on the tarmac in Tehran as well as handing the Israel-hating mullahs another $1.5 billion in cold hard cash?  WTF is going on here.   Add to this the fact that senile old Joe is adding the LGBTQIA+++ movement to the International Women’s Day tells one all they need to know.  This guy is a mouth-breathing old coot, playing to the liberal choir.  God help us.
  80. 2021 Tuesday B: NOAA announces that this past February was the coldest in the past 30 years.  Of course, this means nothing to the liberals because it’s no longer about ‘global warming’ or ‘climate change’ but EXTREME WEATHER which allows the nutty left to add anything they wish to the proven facts.  “Oi vie, extreme weather, run for the hills!’  In other fascinating news, Unilever is removing the word ‘normal’ from all packaging so as NOT to offend ‘abnormal folks’ (apparently). 
  81. 2021 Tuesday C:  Longtime federal worker Michael Barr appears to be losing out on his bid to become the head of the Office of Comptroller of the Currency.  Joe Biden nominated Barr for this position, but younger Democrats are unhappy that during his time in the Obama administration and while working with Timothy Geithner he was too soft on BIG BANKS.  Of course, one can NEVER be too soft on BIG BANKS and work in modern Democratic administrations.  The young liberal whippersnappers no longer have awe of people who worked in the Obama-Biden administration, they want someone with the steely eyes of Vladimir Lenin, the heartless determination of Josef Stalin, and the cold-bloodedness of Mao Zedong.  Mr. Barr fits none of those qualifications.
  82. 2021 Tuesday D: Following the sniveling interview of Mr. and Mrs. Meghan Markle and Oprah Winfrey this past Sunday, the British Royal Family issued a terse abbreviated statement.  ‘We still love you guys and will look into your complaints.’  Meanwhile, Meghan’s pop says the ‘British Royal Family is not racist.’  What is it with young crybaby liberals, crying and sniveling about race all the time?  It’s like wah-wah-wah, STFU NOW.  (Note- Harry, you still have time to go home and atone for making the biggest mistake of your life- marrying this dimwit with a chip on each shoulder).
  83. 2021 Tuesday E: Maui County authorities are ordering residents living near the Kaupakalua Dam to begin relocating elsewhere as heavy rains are threatening a collapse of the structure.   Elsewhere, the South Dakota House of Representatives halts impeachment proceedings against the state’s Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg over an automobile accident in which he played a role.   Meanwhile, Vermont socialist Senator Bernie Sanders blasts the people of California for seeking to recall Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom.  Mind your own business, Bernie.[x]   Finally, Congressman Tom Malinowski, D-NJ 7th congressional district, is hit with at least two ethics complaints for failing to report stock trades of more than half-a-million dollars.  What is it with Dems from the Garden State? 
  84. 2021 Tuesday F: The Centers for Disease Control reports that HALF the people hospitalized for the old Chi-Vi, aka the ‘VID, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, were obese.  The CDC also is getting slammed for its ‘study’ of masks, their efficacy, and their final results over flawed methodology used in the matter.    In the same vein, the Smithsonian adds a vial from the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines to its collections.  Boy, we want to see that exhibit.  Elsewhere, Chef Bea O’Malley of the AICPENDBLOG.COM says, ‘don’t believe online stories saying black churches are getting hundreds of thousands of black folks vaccinated.’  She says, ‘NO black church will ever encourage black folks to do something WHITE liberals are encouraging them to do.  It never works out well for us’ is what she says.  She wants to wait and see…
  85. 2021 Tuesday G: The Biden Department of Defense (DOD) may cancel a contract with Microsoft over its litigation with Amazon.  Speaking of Amazon, the thanks they get for providing vast numbers of supplies to a COVID-19-stricken world is a GLOBAL WEALTH TAX heading their way thanks to Democrat lawmakers.  Wow.   In other ‘Joe Biden news,’ Joe Biden is preparing to welcome the Japanese prime minister, Suga Yoshihide, to the White House in the new administration’s first official state visit.  This should be fun.  Speaking of drooling Joe, his dogs had to leave the White House and return to Delaware after one of them biting someone in the White House.  In other Joe Biden news, White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki channels her inner ‘Sgt. Schultz’ from Hogan’s Heroes: “I know nothing about the president’s brother, Jim, being feted by Turkish businessmen.”[xi]  Sure.  Sure, you don’t.   The Biden administration also drops a dispute over Donald J. Trump’s immigration orders, even as chaos continues to destabilize the southern border as the illegal alien invasion continues unabated.   Speaking of ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden, a recent Rasmussen poll says that ‘fifty percent of America’s voters believe Old Joe is UNFIT for duty.’  Time for this guy to move into a New York State nursing home.  Ooops, did we just say that?
  86. 2021 Tuesday H: Speaking of New York, a sixth woman steps forward and points a #MeToo finger at crumbling Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the “Love Gov” for being the handsy fellow that he is.  Governor Cuomo says he’s not going to go even as a cacophony of lawmakers on BOTH sides of the aisle are demanding he go.  The old mobbed-up governor has called lawmakers begging them- begging them– to please stop with calls for his resignation.  Note- Governor Cuomo, the longer you fight the tide, the worse the end results are going to be.  LEAVE OFFICE NOW.  Otherwise, we hope to see you in prison you careless, heartless prick.
  87. 2021 Tuesday I: The task force led by retired U.S. Army general and proclaimed LEFTIST General Russell A. Honoré says that a ‘quick action deployment force of National Guard troops and additional Capitol Hill police officers must be on hand at ALL TIMES to guard the nation’s capital and its Democratic lawmakers.’  We used to have respect for General Honoré whereas now, we see him for the POS authoritarian thug he is.  Next, the Biden administration says that ‘ALL Muslims prevented from entering the country while Donald Trump was president now can reapply for visas.’  Thanks, Joe.  Moving on, the Joe Biden PORKULUS wants to bestow $6 billion on the USPS so they can move to all electric vehicles.   Elsewhere, the GOP says there is a massive donations surge even after corporations SEVERED donations to the Grand Old Party following the left-wing Capitol Hill Riots of January 6, 2021.  Speaking of the riots, the QAnon shaman will remain in prison awaiting trial because he is ‘just too dangerous to allow to walk the streets.’  Sounds like they’re doing to him what the Obama-Biden administration did to Nakoula Bassely Nakoula, the man they blamed for causing the attack on U.S. diplomats in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012.   They blamed his 20-minute video critical of the ‘Prophet of ALL Islam’ for setting in motion the events that killed four Americans.  We feel bad for you, QAnon shaman.
  88. 2021 Tuesday J: The IAEA says Iran continues breaking all restrictions the 2015 nuclear deal imposed on Iran, yet Joe Biden is giving them billions of dollars.  Why?  Most likely because they are wetting their beaks in the money pot.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms are working at passing a new law (yeah, right- just pass it) that will prohibit dissenters in Hong Kong from EVER holding political office.  How soon before Democrats try to do that here?  We expect before November 2022 rolls around. 
  89. 2021 Tuesday K: We hear that Michelle Obama is going to be inducted into the Women’s Hall of Fame.  Woo-oo.  Meanwhile, on Rush Limbaugh’s death certificate, he is listed as the ‘world’s greatest talk show host.’  Congratulations, Rush.   Elsewhere, House Republicans DEMAND the Democrats make available Newsmax and other conservative news channels to be shown on House televisions.   Next, a noted Marvel films director James Gunn blasts the Cancel Culture for being the scumbag operation that it is, even though Disney Films fired him for tweets he made decades ago.  You know, folks, no one is as clean as the left wants them to be and you can expect that unless we hold the Cancel Culture down and hold a bowel movement over their cringing face, these punks aren’t going away anytime soon.  Time to begin taking names and kicking ass.  Finally, Boulder, Colorado law enforcement are searching for suspects who attacked cops outside the local university. 
  90. 2021 Tuesday L: In other news, Representative Michael McCaul, R-TX 10th congressional district,’ says, ‘it’s easier to cross the southern border than to tour the United States Capitol.’  Go figure, congressman, go figure.  Elsewhere, U.S. airlines continue to resist CDC suggestions that vaccinated people refrain from air travel.  WTF?  Is this not the entire purpose of getting these flipping shots?   Meanwhile, Piers Morgan quits talk show, “Good Morning Britain,” after he made some comments about Meghan Markle.  So, flipping what?  Everyone needs to stop tiptoeing around this loser.  She needs to seek professional help and get her life back on track rather than being a perpetual whiner.  If she were white, people would be laughing at her.[xii]  Oh- Black Lives Matter has called for a “BOYCOTT” of the royal family.  Oh, really?  Finally, President Donald J. Trump requests an absentee voting ballot in Florida.   Oh, the president also sent out a message telling the Republicans to STOP funding the RINOs.
  91. 2021 Tuesday M: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 117,286,481 confirmed cases, +436,870, 2,602,922, confirmed deaths, +9,692, and 66,414,419 confirmed recoveries, +331,999.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,337,446 confirmed cases, up 44,356 from yesterday’s reporting, 531,398 confirmed deaths, UP 784, and 113,406,043 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile drooling POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 202,921 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.   (Note- the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says, ‘high school students will get their shots for the Hubei Hooey soon and that they will be back in school by the fall.’  We hate to have to deal with those disciplinary problems, folks).
  92. 2021 Tuesday N: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,603,863 confirmed cases, 54,402 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,798 confirmed cases, 445 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 348,434 confirmed cases, 5,129 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- West Virginia: currently, they have 133,856 confirmed cases, 2,326 confirmed deaths, BUT NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 805,116 confirmed cases, 5,917 confirmed deaths, and 761,358 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Iran, land of homegrown jihadists: 1,698,005 cases of the old Chi-Com virus, 60,786 confirmed deaths, and 1,449,350 confirmed recoveries.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, how about their numbers: 89,994 confirmed cases (our sources in Hong Kong say multiply everything by 75,000-percent and add the numbers for a total of 67,585,494 confirmed cases, 3,481,636 confirmed deaths, and 63,966,425 confirmed recoveries- and remember- these are still low-end numbers.
  93. 2021 Tuesday O: the markets are up because of the impending dump of $1.9 trillion into the U.S. economy- it’s artificial, the collapse is still coming.   Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,832.74, UP 30.30 points (+0.095%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,073.83, UP 464.66 points (+3.69%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,875.44, UP 54.09 points (+1.42%).  The price of GOLD is $1,714.10 per troy oz., -2.80 (-0.16%) while the price of SILVER is $26.02 per troy ounce, -0.16 (-0.62%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,173.50 per troy oz, -1.90 (-0.16%) while the price of COPPER is $4.01 per pound, 0.00 (+0.11%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,292.20 per troy oz, -22.00 (-0.95%) Same as yesterday.  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.82 per barrel, -0.19 (-0.30%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.50 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 21.19.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.   In Afghan Afghani, one greenback equals 77.40.  NOTE- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.80 per gallon, unheard of while Donald J. Trump was in the White House.  Thank you, Joe, thank you.
  94. 2021 Tuesday P: Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signs a near-total abortion bill into law.  Another feather into the fight to crush the PRO-DEATH MOVEMENT.  Next, Governor Greg Abbot of Texas says the ‘Biden White House is doing NOTHING regarding its recent border warnings.’  Governor, we will have to defend our own borders.  In other news, alarms are being raised over nursing home deaths in Michigan (Governor Gretchen Whitmer, D), Pennsylvania (Governor Tom Wolf, D), and New Jersey (Governor Phil Murphy, D) and subsequent coverups to hide those deaths.  We believe Democrats did this for one reason and one reason only: to alleviate the senior citizens who require more resources from government than they contribute to society.  This is rather similar to what the Nazis were doing in the 1930s.  Shame on these people.
  95. 2021 Tuesday Q: Stay tuned for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1640 with a $68 million jackpot up for the taking.  Here are the numbers: 04, 33, 46, 58, 65, and Mega 13.  Out of 59,542 winning tickets, the highest winners were two people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $7,306 apiece.
  96. 2022 Wednesday: Here we are- Day 413 of the Biden Administration, all kinds of left-wing orders are moving through Congress and across his Oval Office desk.  Every day, the man is selling us out to the Chi-Coms.  What the hell are we going to do?  Stick around and find out along with us…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0764 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Yucca Evening.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The end was rapidly approaching the Band which is why we have today’s final studio album- until their reformation sans Robbie Robertson a decade and a half or so later- and is composed mostly of outtakes from earlier albums.  Whether recorded and released because of contractual obligations or just to clear the decks, “Islands” came out on March 15, 1977, and featured 10 tunes, mostly penned by Robbie Robertson but with input from fellow members as well as one or two covers.  The lineup remains the same and would suffice until their resurrection in 1993.  We think you will enjoy this album as an endcap to their career but don’t shed tears- a glorious live album is soon to come- “The Last Waltz” which shows things as they most certainly should have been all the time.  Enjoy.    

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ENDNOTES:

[i] We are unclear as to when we will begin promoting the music of Paul Revere and the Raiders but when we do, you will be among the first to know so please, remain attentive for that day.  We thank you.

[ii] We began promoting the music of the Velvet Underground starting on Tuesday, 18-March-2014 through Wednesday, 09-April-2014.  At the time we promoted this famous New York City rock band, we failed to share the music of the man himself, Lou Reed as well as his band mate, John Cale.  We hope to rectify that mistake when we return to promoting American bands again.  Thank you for your patience.

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

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

[v] The music of this famed British band, Family as well as the spin-off group, Streetwalkers, appeared on Tuesday, 08-October-2013 through Thursday, 31-October-2013.  Sadly, at the time, we failed to promote the music of both Axis Point as well as Roger Chapman’s solo catalogue, so we hope to correct those mistakes sometime within the next five years.

[vi] We began promoting the music of an interconnected group of bands including the Small Faces, Faces, and Rod Stewart beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This was a massive undertaking of rock bands and solo artists so we hope you will seek them out and consider adding the music to your album collection.

[vii] We are hoping to begin doing the music of the Move, the Electric Light Orchestra, and Roy Wood’s Wizzard sometime in 2020, possibly 2021.  We hope you will remain vigilant so you won’t miss them.  We will keep everyone posted.

[viii] In 2020, Democrats are sobbing over how President Donald J. Trump is overturning President Barack Obama’s ‘accomplishments.’  Well, here we have an example of President Obama overturning one of President George W. Bush’s accomplishments, a significant one at that.  It is what it is.

[ix] Not sure as to when we will promote the music of Boston but when we do, you will be the first to know.

[x] The number of signatures to remove Gavin Newsom is over 2 million now as Golden State voters swamp booths out in front of grocery stores where they can add their signatures to the recall effort.

[xi] Yet, everyone in Turkey and Greece are talking about the mingling of Jim Biden and Turkish financial shakers and movers.

[xii] Yeah, go ahead and cancel us, we play by our own flipping rules.  Wah-wah-wah!

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