174. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2022

2021 Wednesday M: Political News I- Twenty-two GOP state attorneys general are fighting to protect the Hyde Amendment from rampaging Democrats who want to blacken everyone’s soul by using taxpayer dollars to fund the PRO-DEATH MOVEMENT. God bless them.

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174. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren E. Burger; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas; U.S. Attorney General William P. Rodgers; U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan; U.S. Secretary of State William P. Rodgers; U.S. Treasury Secretary Fred M. Vinson; U.S. Secretaries of War William Wilkins and George W. McCrary; the Atlanta Rhythm Section featuring Paul Goddard, the Beatles featuring Stuart Sutcliffe, the Grateful Dead featuring Robert Hunter, the Kinks featuring Peter Quaife, and “My Sharona” by the Knack:

  1. 930 Friday: The oldest parliament in the world, Iceland, forms on this date.
  2. 964 Saturday: The reign of the 131st Roman Catholic Pope Benedict V ends on this date and that of his successor, Pope Leo VIII begins.  Benedict first became pontiff on May 22, 964 and guided his Holy Flock from then until today.  His successor, Leo VIII, would continue from today until March 01, 965.
  3. 1314 Saturday: In the First War of Scottish Independence, the Battle of Bannockburn—south of Stirling—commences.
  4. 1611 Thursday: The mutinous crew of Henry Hudson’s fourth voyage sets Hudson, his son and seven loyal crewmembers adrift in a boat in what is now Hudson Bay—no one ever heard from them again.
  5. 1713 Friday: The French residents of Acadia are given one year to declare allegiance to Britain or leave Nova Scotia.
  6. 1724 Friday: Russia and Turkey sign the Treaty of Constantinople ending the conflict between them and giving Russia the right to protect Christians on pilgrimage to the Holy sites of the Middle East.
  7. 1757 Thursday: Forces of the East India Company led by Robert Clive won the Battle of Plassey, which effectively marked the beginning of the British Colonial rule in India.
  8. 1776 Sunday: The final draft of the Declaration of Independence is submitted to the Continental Congress.
  9. 1794 Monday: Catherine the Great permits Jews to settle in Kiev in the Ukraine.
  10. 1812 Tuesday: Britain, unaware that America had declared war against it five days earlier, rescinded its policy on neutral shipping, a major issue of contention between the two countries.
  11. 1821 Saturday: Dutch troops break down the final resistance at Palembang, Indonesia.
  12. 1836 Thursday: Congress approved the Deposit Act, which contained a provision for turning over surplus federal revenue to the states. 
  13. 1860 Saturday: A congressional resolution authorized creation of the United States Government Printing Office, which opened the following year.  The U.S. Secret Service forms on this date.
  14. 1865 Friday: At Fort Towson, Oklahoma Territory, General Stand Waite—who was also a Cherokee chief—surrenders the last sizable Confederate Army to the Union troops.  Meanwhile, the 19th U.S. Secretary of War William Wilkins died.  A Jacksonian Democrat, he Served under President John Tyler from February 15, 1844, to March 04, 1845.
  15. 1868 Tuesday: Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for an invention he called the ‘Type-Writer.’  It featured a QWERTY keyboard and was the first commercially successful typewriter.
  16. 1888 Saturday: Abolitionist Frederick Douglass received one vote from the Kentucky delegation at the Republican convention in Chicago, Illinois, effectively making him the first black candidate to have his name placed in nomination for U.S. president; however, the nomination went to Benjamin Harrison.
  17. 1890 Monday: In St. Joseph, Mo., former 33rd U.S. Secretary of War George McCrary dies.  A Republican, he served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, to December 09, 1879.
  18. 1892 Thursday: The Democratic National Convention in Chicago nominated former President Grover Cleveland on the first ballot.
  19. 1904 Thursday: President Theodore Roosevelt was nominated for a second term of office at the Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.
  20. 1913 Monday: In Norfolk, N.Y., future 55th U.S. Secretary of State William P. Rodgers is born.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from January 22, 1969, to September 03, 1973.  Rodgers would also serve the nation as its 63rd U.S. attorney general doing so under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from October 23, 1957, to January 20, 1961, and then would become secretary of state.
  21. 1926 Wednesday: The College Board administers the first SAT exam.
  22. 1931 Tuesday: Aviators Wiley Post and Harold Gatty took off from New York on a round-the-world flight that lasted eight days and 15 hours.
  23. 1934 Saturday: After defeating the neighboring nation of Albania, Fascist Italy asserted its right to colonize the Balkan country.  The Albanians are backwards so Italian tutelage might benefit them.  Hail, Il Duce!
  24. 1938 Thursday: The Civil Aeronautics Authority was established.
  25. 1940 Sunday: Nazi leader Adolf Hitler tours newly conquered Paris in occupied France.  Elsewhere, Stuart Sutcliffe, future bassist with the EARLY Beatles[i], is born in Edinburgh, Scotland on this date.  When he died at age 21, Paul McCartney would move from guitar to bass.  
  26. 1941 Monday: Famed lyricist for the Grateful Dead[ii], Robert Hunter, was born on this date in Arroyo Grande, California.   Over the course of his lengthy career, Hunter would pen the lyrics to some of the greatest tunes in rock-and-roll history.  “Box of Rain,” “Friend of the Devil,” “Sugar Magnolia,” “Casey Jones,” “Cumberland Mine,” and “Dupree’s Diamond Blues.”  Add to that tunes like “Eyes of the World,” “Jack Straw,” “Tennessee Jed,” “Easy Wind,” you name it, he wrote it, and man do we love these amazing tunes.
  27. 1942 Tuesday: The first selections for the gas chambers at Auschwitz take place on a train loaded with Jews from Paris.
  28. 1944 Friday: During World War II, the RAF discovers where Werner von Braun’s V1-V2 rocket base is located at Peenemunde; soon, they will begin bombing it.
  29. 1945 Saturday: Future member of the Atlanta Rhythm Section[iii]–Paul Goddard (bass/backing vocals 1971-1983 / 2011-2014)—is born on this date.  During the early 1970s and into the mid-1970s, ARS would rule the airwaves with a string of classic hits and better yet, are still performing into the 2020s.
  30. 1946 Sunday: The 53rd U.S. Treasury Secretary Fred M. Vinson stepped down from office on this date in preparation for moving up to the United States Supreme Court.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from July 23, 1945, until today.
  31. 1947 Monday: The Senate joined the House in overriding President Harry S. Truman’s veto of the Taft-Hartley Act, designed to limit the power of organized labor.
  32. 1948 Wednesday: Future conservative and 106th justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas, is born in Savannah, Georgia.   President George H.W. Bush nominated him to fill the seat of Justice Thurgood Marshall.  He began serving on the high court on October 23, 1991, and is still there, much to the anger and hate of America’s liberals.
  33. 1950 Friday: Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501, a DC-4, crashed into Lake Michigan with the loss of all 58 people aboard her.
  34. 1952 Monday: The U.S. Air Force bombed power plants on the Yalu River, North Korea, during the Korean War.
  35. 1956 Saturday: Gamal Abdel Nasser was elected president of Egypt.
  36. 1964 Tuesday: Following the resignation of Henry Cabot Lodge as the U.S. envoy to Vietnam, the Johnson administration sent Maxwell Taylor to take his place.
  37. 1966 Thursday: Law enforcement officers in Democrat-controlled Mississippi dispersed civil rights marchers using tear gas to accomplish their means.
  38. 1967 Friday: President Lyndon B. Johnson and Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin held the first of two meetings at Glassboro State College in New Jersey.
  39. 1968 Sunday: A syndicated newspaper column by Joseph Kraft coined the term, “Middle America.”
  40. 1969 Monday: The 97th overall justice and 15th Chief Justice Warren E. Burger was sworn in by the man he was succeeding, Earl Warren (88th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and the 14th chief justice).  Meanwhile, in the 8th round of their heavyweight title fight, “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier scores a RTD over Jerry Quarry at 3:00 minutes of Round 7 in a scheduled 15-round bout.  Frazier retained the NYSAC heavyweight boxing title and improved his record to 24-0.  As for the “Bellflower Bomber,” his record went to 31-3-4.
  41. 1972 Friday: President Richard M. Nixon and White House chief of staff, H.R. Haldeman discussed a plan to use the CIA to obstruct the FBI’s Watergate investigation.  Revelation of the tape recording of this conversation sparked Nixon’s resignation.  President Nixon signed into law Title IX, which barred discrimination based on sex for “any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”
  42. 1979 Saturday: The rock group, the Knack[iv], release the monster hit, “My Sharona.”  The Knack would explode onto the scene, monopolize the radio waves for a few months, and then would disappear equally as quick, following the release of their second album, “But the Little Girls Understand.”  Sad but awesome.
  43. 1983 Thursday: The United States Supreme Court rules that Congress cannot veto presidential decisions.  A half century or so later, things seem a bit different.  
  44. 1985 Sunday: All 329 people aboard an Air India Boeing 747 died when the plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean near Ireland because of a bomb authorities believe was planted by Sikh separatists. 
  45. 1986 Monday: House Speaker Thomas “Tip” O’Neill refuses to allow President Ronald Reagan to address the body.  Nancy Pelosi would do this to President Donald J. Trump in 2019.  Democrats do this to Republicans but never the other way around.
  46. 1988 Thursday: James E. Hansen, a climatologist at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, told a senate panel that global warming of the earth caused by the “greenhouse effect” was a reality. 
  47. 1990 Saturday: Moldova declares independence from the collapsing Soviet Union.
  48. 1993 Wednesday: In a case that drew widespread attention, Lorena Bobbitt of Prince William County, Virginia, sexually mutilated her husband, John, after he allegedly raped her.  A jury later acquitted Mr. Bobbitt of marital sexual assault while Lorena was later acquitted by reason of insanity of malicious wounding.
  49. 1994 Thursday: South Africa reclaims its seat in the United Nations General Assembly.
  50. 1995 Friday: Dr. Jonas Salk, the medical pioneer who developed the first vaccine to halt the crippling rampage of polio, died in La Jolla, California, at the age of 80.
  51. 2003 Monday: Apple Computer Inc. unveiled the new Power Mac desktop computer on this date.
  52. 2004 Wednesday: The U.S. proposed that North Korea agree to a series of nuclear disarmament measures over a three-month period in exchange for economic benefits.
  53. 2005 Thursday: Roger Ebert received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  54. 2009 Tuesday: Hardening the U.S. reaction to Iran’s disputed elections and bloody aftermath, President Barack Obama condemned the violence against protesters and lent his strongest support yet to their accusations that the hardline victory was a fraud.  Yet, when riots broke out, Obama did nothing for the Iranian people yet managed to meddle in every other nation experiencing the “Arab Spring.”  What a guy.  Elsewhere, “Tonight Show” sidekick Ed McMahon died in Los Angeles at age 86.
  55. 2010 Wednesday: 76 are dead and hundreds missing after a train crash in a ravine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  Elsewhere, in Copenhagen, Denmark, Peter Quaife, original bassist with the British rock band, the Kinks, died from the effects of kidney illness; he was 66-years-old.   When are the remaining Kinks- Ray, Dave, and Mick going to reunite?  We are still waiting.
  56. 2011 Thursday: Japan’s Iwate Prefecture experiences a 6.7-magnitude earthquake.
  57. 2012 Saturday: As part of a build-up to the London 2012 Summer Olympics, 100,000 people attend a two-day rock festival at Hackney Marshes.  
  58. 2013 Sunday: In South Africa, former President Nelson Mandela continues receiving treatment for a severe lung infection, leaving him in critical condition.   Elsewhere, Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency contractor behind the disclosures of the U.S. government’s sweeping surveillance programs, left Hong Kong for Moscow with the stated intention of seeking asylum in Ecuador; however, Snowden ended up remaining in Moscow most likely because Vladimir Putin wanted to keep him there so he could milk him for information. 
  59. 2014 Monday: “Nymphaea,” a painting in Claude Monet’s “Water Lilies” series, is auctioned today for a price of $54 million; this is only the second-highest price paid for a Monet – another painting in the series sold in 2008 for $80.3 million at auction.
  60. 2015 Tuesday: Amazon.com joins the bandwagon against the Confederate flag following the shooting committed by Dylann Storm Roof the previous week.  Although many Americans see, the flag as part of the nation’s history—from the Civil War—many among the American people see it as a symbol of racism and want it removed.  Elsewhere, NASA’s Mars Odyssey completed its 60,000th orbit around the Red Planet.  The spacecraft entered orbit around the fourth planet from the Sun on October 23, 2001.
  61. 2016 Thursday: On this date, the people of Great Britain flock to the polls to vote in the Brexit Referendum.  The majority of Brits vote to leave the corrupt European Union which sets in motion near-constant problems among younger Brits who don’t want to go and with the EU who wants them to stay no matter what.   
  62. 2017 Friday: President Donald J. Trump signed a bill making it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire problematic employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency struggling to serve millions of military vets.
  63. 2018 Saturday: Two assassination attempts in two African countries on this date.  First, in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, an explosion occurs as President Emerson Mnangagwa speaks to the Zimbabwean people, killing at least 2 in attendance and wounds at least another 50.  Next, in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, an explosion occurs as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed speaks, killing at least two and wounds another 150.  ISIS?  Probably.  Meanwhile, in Thailand, for some reason 12 boys and their soccer coach find themselves trapped by rising floodwaters in the Tham Luong Nang Nam Cave complex.  After being discovered inside nine days later, an international rescue attempt would get underway and eventually, all of them would make it back to the surface. 
  64. 2019 Sunday: Upset Czechs, numbering around 250,000 take to the streets- not for a Black Lives Matter protest but because they are angry at the nation’s Prime Minister Andrej Babis.  The protest occurs in Letna Plain Park and is the biggest public protest since the days when the communists ruled the country.  Elsewhere, U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan stepped down from his position on this date.  A member of NO political party, he served under President Donald J. Trump from January 01,2019 until today.
  65. 2020 Tuesday: The FBI announces that the rope- not calling it a NOOSE- found in NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace’s garage has been there since last October.  Since the garage assignments were only made recently, they cast doubt on the ‘act’ being deliberate.  We will keep the readership posted.  UPDATE ON PREVIOUS STORY: HATE CRIME HOAX.  Next, the European Union says it ‘may ban Americans from visiting Europe’ over COVID-19 concerns.  Okay.  Finally, President Trump visits the southern border to celebrate more than 200 miles of new border wall going up and the fact that numbers of illegal aliens attempting to cross is down by 86-percent.  At a Students for Trump rally in Arizona, it is clear the president has loads of support.
  66. 2020 Tuesday A: The Kung Flu, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka all manner of other names, continues causing problems.  Here are today’s stats for the globe: 9,154,232 confirmed cases, 473,650 confirmed deaths, and 4,585,022 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,373,274 confirmed cases, 122,654 confirmed deaths, and 735,365 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM- has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, Golden State first: 183,073 confirmed cases, 5,580 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom won’t release the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on him!  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 816 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 669 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor David Ige for refusing to play Blue State politics.  Finally, in left-wing moron Governor Jay Inslee’s Evergreen State, here are the stats: 29,350 confirmed cases, 1,284 confirmed deaths, but NO reported confirmed recoveries.  The lack of information about recoveries tells one all they need to know.
  67. 2020 Tuesday B: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: the DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,156.10, UP 131.14 points (0.50%); next, for the NASDAQ: 10,131.37, UP 74.89 points (0.74%); and the S&P 500: 3,131.29, UP 13.43 points (0.43%).
  68. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 180,332,533 confirmed cases, +412,323, 3,906,323 confirmed deaths, +8,023 and 165,060,517 confirmed recoveries, +43,753.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,445,714 confirmed cases, UP 9,994 from yesterday’s reporting, 618,184 confirmed deaths, UP 352,[v] and 28,843,610 confirmed recoveries, UP 28,483.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  69. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 300,278 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 159,371 deaths  
  70. 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: 3,812,141 confirmed cases, 63,416 confirmed deaths, and 2,071,660 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,361,605 confirmed cases, 37,656 confirmed deaths, and 2,170,999 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,387 confirmed cases, 515 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 450,554 confirmed cases, 5,889 confirmed deaths, and 224,948 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., West Virginia: they have 163,689 confirmed cases, 2,872 confirmed deaths, and 158,860 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  71. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign Covid Stats Of The Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 840,225 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,191 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Réunion, 126th country on the list: 29,502 cases of the virus, 226 confirmed deaths and 27,585 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  72. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,874.24, DOWN 71.34 points (-0.21%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,271.73, UP 18.46 points (+0.13%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,241.84, DOWN 4.60 points (-0.11%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.24 per barrel, +0.16 (+0.22%).  The price of GOLD is $1,777.40 per troy oz., -6.00 (-0.34%) while the price of SILVER is $25.91 per troy ounce, -0.20 (-0.75%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,084.20 per troy oz, -2.30 (-0.21%) while the price of COPPER is $4.32 per pound, -0.01 (-0.21%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,612.16 per troy oz, -0.64 (-0.02%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $19,750.00 per troy oz., -250.00 (-1.25%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $582,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.43%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.18.     In Norwegian Krone, one greenback equals 8.53 and in Omani Rial, a buck equals 0.39 and in Tongan Pa’anga, one dollar equals 2.31 of theirs.[xii]       
  73. 2021 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 by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.243 per gallon, $2.941 in Florida, $3.982 in Hawaii, and $3.652 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- New Hampshire: $2.952.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Sudan: $3.921 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,440,917,002,371 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Thailand, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Germany with $75 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xvi]
  74. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 92 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka Willie Brown’s mattress, to be in charge of the border and yet to have shown up for a single day’s work.  Still, a new pronouncement says that “Kooky Kamala” is going to tour the border this Friday so she can see the mayhem for herself.  Of course, this comes after last week’s announcement by President Donald J. Trump and Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, that the pair would tour the border next Wednesday, June 30, with at least 12-15 other Republicans.  President Trump says- and rightfully so- that ‘Kooky Kamala Harris would NEVER have visited the southern border IF Trump had not announced that he was going.’  Amen.  In other border calamity news, the Biden regime is going to give illegal aliens who failed to show up for their ASYLUM HEARINGS a second bite at the apple by welcoming deportees back to try again.  F**king Joe.
  75. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Next, here are the numbers from One America News that shows both the cost of caring for millions of illegal aliens as well as the magnitude of this unnecessary disaster: (1) Total Cost this Day of caring for the Illegal Aliens $529,629,760.  (2) Total Amount this Year of caring for Illegal Aliens: $190,118,690,816.  (3) Total number of illegal aliens who have crossed in 2021: 1,948,564.  Finally, (4) Total ESTIMATED number of illegals in the United States: 35,948,564.[xvii]  (Note- we have estimated since the inception of this blog that there were between 35-and-50 million illegals in the United States- back in 2009, no less- whereas now, we believe we have 75-100 million illegals in the United States and the numbers only continue growing.  Time to call in pest control services).
  76. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– A Russian warship fired warning shots at a Royal Navy vessel transiting the Black Sea.   Meanwhile, the Intel community prophesies that the Afghan government could ‘topple’ within months of the U.S. pullout.  Folks, we have been there more than 20 frigging years and if the SOBs are not prepared by now to fight their own war, then it demonstrates the entire thing was a waste of resources and lives.   Elsewhere, reports have arisen saying that Russian naval vessels have approached within 2 dozen miles off the coast of various Hawaiian islands as they continue pushing the bounds and gathering intelligence.  What is clear is that NO one fears the ‘slobberer-in-chief,’ “Cho-Mo Joe’ Biden sitting in the White House basement spanking his wank.  (Like son, like father, we guess).  (Note- we expect that a new Axis of Russia, the Chi-Coms, Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea, and second- and third-line allies of these nations will soon launch actions across the world because “Pro-China Joe” Biden is going to do NOTHING in response.  We mean, why would they not?  It’s open hunting season against the U.S.)
  77. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– USC and the Rand Corp. show the results of a recent study that excessive lockdowns and restrictions related to the Wuhan Virus Crisis caused more problems than they helped.  Of course, the libs have no desire to hear this but it’s true- depression, emotional issues, alcohol and drug abuse, apathy and suicide went up, up, and UP.  Elsewhere, 153 staff members of a Methodist hospital in Houston have either been fired or been forced to resign over their refusal to take the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines.  Stand strong, people, stand strong.  Next, further reinforcing the beliefs of millions of Americans that the vaccines are either unnecessary or dangerous or both, the malevolent little dwarf, Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci rushes out to claim the ‘Delta variant of the Chi-Vi is deadly but getting one of the vaccinations will protect one from its ravages.’  Right on time there, “Phony Tony.”  (Note- when is this lying POS going to be fired?  His time is up, folks).
  78. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Senator Joni Ernst, R-IA, says that Joe Biden should have pressed the Chin harder over answers as to the origins of the China Virus.  Good for you, senator.   Next, regarding the evil ‘Delta variant’ of the Xi Jinping Pox, health authorities are telling us that both AstraZeneca and Pfizer are effective at combatting this new, fearsome variant from the Wuhan Bat Lab.  In other Chi-Com Virus news, the U.S. government seized an unauthorized shipment of Chairman Xi Kung Flu vaccines heading to Mexico.
  79. 2021 Wednesday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News-Oregon County officials have visited the ongoing Arizona 2020 Election audit so they can possibly replicate it in their counties.   Next, Michigan Republicans want to replicate an Arizona-style election audit in their state.  We say, “Go for it!”
  80. 2021 Wednesday L: Joe Biden News– Slobbering Joe Biden blames young people for sabotaging his efforts to get 70-percent of the American people vaccinated with one of the Chi-Vi vaccines roaming the land.  The more information that continues coming to light showing numerous adverse effects- especially on young people- the less people are inclined to get the shots.  NO MORE, JOE!  Meanwhile, Joe Biden nominates Cindy McCain to a U.N. post- the Food and Agriculture post, an ambassador-level position.
  81. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News I– Twenty-two GOP state attorneys general are fighting to protect the Hyde Amendment from rampaging Democrats who want to blacken everyone’s soul by using taxpayer dollars to fund the PRO-DEATH MOVEMENT.  God bless them.   Next, the National Security Agency- the NSA- is reaching out to the private sector to help them combat hackers.  Speaking of hackers, esteemed (yeah, right) FBI boss Christopher Wray is encouraging hacked businesses not to pay the hackers ransoms.  Okay, what can they do?  What is the FBI doing on behalf of American businesses? 
  82. 2021 Wednesday N: Political News II– In New York City’s mayoral race, candidate Adams widens lead over nearest competitors Wiley and Garcia while Andrew Yang throws in the towel.  Sorry, Andrew, it appears you are as electable as is Robert Francis “Beto the Bullshitter” O’Rourke.  Maybe you should return to Taiwan?   In other political news, a majority of Republican voters say that ‘Critical Race Theory is a definite danger to the republic as founded.’  Amen.  Meanwhile, “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis has signed a new bill forcing colleges and universities to teach the EVILS of communism to their students.  About damned time. 
  83. 2021 Wednesday O: Political News III– Next week, we hear that the United States and the communist Chin are holding some sort of talks.   Next, political genius Dick Morris says that ‘Donald J. Trump is confident that the media will break its silence on the election audits.’  Elsewhere, Senator Josh Hawley says it’s time to hire 100,000 new police officers to combat the rising crime wave.  Amen.  Elsewhere, a new Rasmussen poll says that 41-percent of the American people do not believe that Joe Biden ‘won’ the 2020 Presidential Election ‘fair and square.’  NO one we know does.  The guy bragged about having the largest voter theft organization in the history of the country.  Time to remove him from office.  Meanwhile, as Georgia Democrats continue screeching and wailing about the clean-up of the voter rolls in the Peach State, Governor Brian Kemp, RINO-GA, says that his government is following federal law ad it cleans up its voting rolls.  
  84. 2021 Wednesday P: Political News IV– RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel says, ‘let’s concentrate on winning 2022 before we begin worrying about 2024.’  Amen.   Next, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says that ‘without an increase in the debt ceiling, the United States could default on its debts by early August.’  This would collapse the country.  Jesus Christ, folks, the spiral of debt continues spinning like the spinning wheel spins (so sang Blood, Sweat & Tears back in the early 1970s).
  85. 2021 Wednesday Q:  U.S. Supreme Court News– The U.S. Supreme Court in an 8-1 decision handed the foul-mouthed cheerleader a big win today reaffirming the rights of Americans to freedom of speech.
  86. 2021 Wednesday R: Joe Biden Regime News I– Joe Biden’s up to his old tricks once again babbling on about how he is going to do something about gun violence.  He goes after lawful gun owners while giving thugs and gangbangers a pass on shooting one another in the streets.   What a loser.  Next, a new poll says that 56-percent of the American people do not support the Biden regime’s screwed up handling of the Israeli-Palestinian issue.  We believe that’s true.  Most Americans want to see the Palestinians obliterated off the face of the globe so the entire Middle East could enjoy an extended peace.  It’s clear that Joe Biden loves the Palestinian Untermensch. (Note- must be money going into Joe’s back pocket somewhere in the money-go-round).
  87. 2021 Wednesday S: Joe Biden Regime News II– The Joe Biden regime is launching a new campaign to go after ‘devious and crooked’ gun dealers whom they believe are selling guns out the backdoor to criminals and others who cannot own them.  Joe wants to take guns away from law-abiding criminals while doing nothing to go after criminals who misuse stolen guns to commit heinous crimes.  Once again, we have yet another prime example of how the people ‘elected’ to lead us hate our guts.  Joe says the Second Amendment does not permit the ownership of cannons and other weapons but if you read the amendment, it does not specify what types of weapons one can own.  We favor constitutional carry and have taken great pains to make sure when the “Joestapo” shows up at the door, they won’t find our guns.  F**k them.
  88. 2021 Wednesday T:  Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– The Pentagon rejects the charge that the U.S. military has gone WOKE.  By saying they have ‘not gone WOKE’ when everyone knows they have demonstrated beyond the shadow of a doubt that the Pentagon has drunk long and deep from the well of toxic WOKE Kool-Aid.  Not a suitable time to enlist in the military folks.  We will wait until President Donald J. Trump returns to the White House, hopefully soon.   Elsewhere, a Loudoun County school board meeting in Virginia goes all to hell as people protesting the gender insanity being forced on their kids get hauled away in handcuffs to the hoosegow including parent Jon Tigges who came on the Tucker Carlson program on Fox News Channel.   The fuzz declared the meeting attended by hundreds of American patriots an ‘unlawful assembly’ and waded into the midst of the attendees, fighting with people who most likely have been BIG SUPPORTERS of the cops up until now.  Look for that to change.   Finally, as the LGBTQIA+ Nazis continue demanding we pay attention to the pronouns preferred by all the snowflakes and twinkies out there, let’s just call everyone, “Comrade.”  Is that acceptable?
  89. 2021 Wednesday U: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin to be sentenced this Friday.  Everyone expects him to be sent away for 30 years.  We expect him to get a retrial, especially as how the judge allowed corrupt individuals onto the jury and that insane racist skank, Congresswoman Maxine “Prune Face” Waters, CPUSA-CA 43rd congressional district, went to Minneapolis the weekend prior to the verdict coming in and ginned up the threat of violence IF the jury acquitted Officer Chauvin.  “Prune Face” should be doing time in a federal slammer for jury tampering.
  90. 2021 Wednesday V: U.S. House of Representatives News– Congresswoman Lauren Boebert, R-CO 3rd congressional district, has put forth a bill censuring the slobberer-in-chief, Joe Biden, over his criminal mishandling of the crisis along the southern border. 
  91. 2021 Wednesday W: U.S. Senate News– The U.S. Senate GOP successfully smacked down H.R. 1, aka S. 1- the “For the People Act” aka the “John Lewis Voting Rights Act” via a unified stance.  This is great because it would allow the Democrats to federalize the system of elections that would be little more than a blatant power grab.[xviii]
  92. 2021 Wednesday X: Maryland State News–  Former DNC bigwig Tom Perez, DS, has thrown his hat into the ring for governor of the Old-Line State.  Wow.  This guy is nothing more than a political hack much like the Clinton bagman, Terry “The Maggot” McAuliffe, who is trying to become the governor of Virginia again.
  93. 2021 Wednesday Y: Sports News– Organizers for the upcoming 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo announced today that they are banning alcohol sales and prohibiting fans from getting autographs from their favorite Olympians.  Next, defensive lineman for the Las Vegas Raiders Carl Nassib comes out as the first active openly gay player in the NFL.  Big whoop, he will be taking showers by himself from this point henceforth.  At least Michael Sam had to go to Canada to play and up there, he didn’t last long.  We expect Nassib will be out of the league within a year or two.
  94. 2021 Wednesday Z: Observation of the Day– This segment segues in perfectly.  All this talk about trannys- chicks with dicks– competing in the Olympics is insane just as it is for every other level of sports.  IF women must compete with sick boys claiming to be girls (like that ‘looker’ from New Zealand, the weightlifter), girls should be allowed to ‘dope.’  If they can dope, then they can stand an even chance at defeating this emotionally mixed-up boys; otherwise, it’s time to create a third category of sports- TRANNY SPORTS.  We have the ‘Special Olympics,’ let’s have the “Tranny Olympics.”  I bet more people would watch the ‘Tranny Olympics’ because who doesn’t like watching a good carnival freak show?  We know we do.
  95. 2021 Wednesday AA: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– Super Lotto Draw #3571 has a $57 million on the line tonight.  Meanwhile, the Powerball Draw #857 has a $63 million pot up for grabs so please, stick around and see the results.  Here are the numbers for the Super Lotto: 04, 09, 38, 40, 41, and Mega 25.  Out of 133,078 winning tickets, the highest winners were 25 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $983 apiece.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball: 13, 20, 40, 51, 63, and Powerball 01.  Out of 43,922 winning tickets in California, the highest winners was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $25,624.
  96. 2022 Thursday: Here is where we were ONE YEAR AGO TODAY when Chef Vladdie was doing the week: How soon before the new American ‘Gestapo’ (the Joestapo) shows up in the middle of the night, flashing their Nacht und Nebel badges to signify we no longer have any rights and can be arrested in the dead of darkness?  Remember: there are more than 75 million of us and it’s going to take them several years before they can accomplish the highly lampooned but equally true “Replacement Theory,” you know, the one in which American voters are replaced with a foreign-born population.  Of course, that’s just ‘QAnon shit, right?’   Stick around to uncover the events of the day along with the rest of us…then again, we probably will publish them NEXT year.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0870 a 16” x 12” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Bouquet.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The Beach Boys released another two-LP retrospective album (one CD), “Made in U.S.A.” on July 06, 1986, this one looking further back into the group’s vast discography.  Fans get the bang for their buck what with 25 tunes here on this album, all of which are extremely enjoyable including the unreleased, “California Dreamin’,” the Mamas and the Papas classic.  If you love this band as much as we love it, you will love this album so folks, we hope you seek it out at your favorite haunt for nothing but the best in music- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] 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.

[ii] 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.

[iii] The Atlanta Rhythm Section is another awesome American band, one we sure as heck hope to promote when and if we return to doing music again.

[iv] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Knack but one day, we most surely will.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvii] Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT.

[xviii] So as not to appear hypocrites like Democrats always do, we have pushed for a uniform system of elections codified by a constitutional amendment that would (1) demand voter ID for all elections (2) would imprison both unqualified voters (illegal aliens, felons, and others deemed incapable of voting), (3) would end same-day voting and early voting but would expand Election Day voting hours as well as provide absentee voting for those with a need to do so.  We also believe that U.S. military across the world should be able to vote a month in advance of Election Day and that their ballots would be transferred via military custody to a national military election site in Washington, D.C., where they would then be broken down into their states, counties, and cities.  Uniformity is important so long as it is to guarantee that ALL Lawful ballots are counted and unlawful ones not.  Also, if there are any crimes like we witnessed last election cycle such as GOP observers being booted, cardboard thrown up in windows, recounting of ballots, and trucking in pristine ballots printed elsewhere, people should face 25 years in a federal prison without the hope of early release.  Dead people must not vote, illegal aliens must not vote, criminals must not vote, and electronic machines and software programs should be booted in place of paper ballots with a paper trail.  You see, Democrats CANNOT win most honest elections which is why they are always trying to thieve elections any way they can.  We posit that DEEP BLUE STATES and CITIES most likely are a deep, deep RED.

150. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 30, 2022

2015 Saturday: After a United States military surveillance flight identifies artillery on one of China’s fabricated islands in the South China Sea, concerns over security in the Asia-Pacific region increase by nations opposed to an expansionist communist China.

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150. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 30, 2022:

Memorial Day / Decoration Day (Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, and California) / Jefferson Davis Birthday (Mississippi)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice of the United States John Catron; “The White Album” by the Beatles, the Clash featuring Topper Headon, the Dave Clark Five featuring Lenny Davidson, Derek and the Dominos featuring Carl Radle, Duran Duran featuring Stephen Duffy, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Peter Keys, and Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Jim Murray:

  1. 1415 Tuesday: The 205.2nd Roman Catholic Antipope John XXIII ends his reign as ‘pontiff’ in opposition to Pope Gregory XII.  The reign of John XXIII began on May 25, 1410.
  2. 1416 Thursday: The Catholic Church burns Jerome of Prague at the stake for heresy.
  3. 1431 Monday:  Condemned as a heretic, her captors burned Joan of Arc at the stake in Rouen, France.
  4. 1498 Monday: Christopher Columbus and six ships depart Spain for the New World on their third trip to the Western Hemisphere.
  5. 1536 Saturday: England’s King Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour, 11 days after second wife, Anne Boleyn went to the headsman.  Her crime: Treason and adultery.
  6. 1539 Tuesday: Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto discovers Florida.
  7. 1588 Monday: The Spanish Armada under the command of Admiral Medina-Sidonia departs Lisbon, Portugal, for the invasion of England.
  8. 1783 Friday: Benjamin Towner of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, publishes the first daily newspaper in the United States.
  9. 1814 Monday: The victors sign the Treaty of Paris and Napoleon Bonaparte abdicates for the first time and heads into exile.
  10. 1821 Wednesday: James Boyd patents the first rubber fire hose.
  11. 1822 Thursday: A house slave betrays the Denmark Vesey conspiracy resulting in 37 blacks meeting their end on the gallows.
  12. 1848 Tuesday: Mexico ratifies the treaty with the United States that hands over California, New Mexico, and parts of Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and Colorado for $15 million.  Elsewhere, W.G. Young patented the ice cream freezer.
  13. 1854 Tuesday: The federal government established the territories of Nebraska and Kansas on this date.
  14. 1865 Tuesday: In Nashville, Tennessee, 26th Associate Justice John Catron- Democrat- of the United States Supreme Court died on this date.  President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill a new seat on the nation’s high court.  He served May 01, 1837, to May 30, 1865.
  15. 1868 Saturday: When two women place flowers on the graves of both Union and Confederate soldiers, it becomes the first observance of Memorial Day.  This event occurs in Columbus, Mississippi.
  16. 1876 Tuesday: The reign of the 32nd Ottoman Turkish Sultan and Caliph of all SUNNI ISLAM- Abdulaziz- ends on this date.  He first became the protector of the faithful on June 25, 1861.  His successor, the 33rd Sultan Murad V begins on this date.  Murad V would guide the faithful from today until August 31, 1876.  
  17. 1879 Friday: William Vanderbilt renamed Gilmore’s Garden in New York City to Madison Square Garden on this date.
  18. 1883 Wednesday: Sparked by a rumor that the recently opened Brooklyn Bridge was in danger of collapse, 12 people died during a stampede of fearful bridge-crossers.
  19. 1896 Saturday: The first automobile accident occurred in New York City.
  20. 1908 Saturday: The forerunner to the Federal Reserve System in the United States, the Aldrich-Vineland Currency Act, undergoes passage in Congress.
  21. 1911 Tuesday: The first Indy 500 took place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway; the winner was Ray Harroun, who drove a Marmon Wasp for more than 6.5 hours at an average speed of 74.6 mph and collected a prize of $10,000.
  22. 1912 Thursday: The United States dispatched U.S. Marines to Nicaragua to protect American interests from civil strife afflicting the Central American nation on this date.
  23. 1914 Saturday: The new and then largest Cunard Ocean liner RMS Aquitania at 45,647 tons, sets sail on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England, to New York City.
  24. 1922 Tuesday: The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., was dedicated on today’s date.  Attending the ceremony were President Warren G. Harding, Chief Justice William Howard Taft, and Robert Todd Lincoln.
  25. 1935 Thursday: Babe Ruth played in his last major leagues baseball game for the Boston Braves, leaving after the first inning of the first game of a double-header against the Philadelphia Phillies, who won both games.  Three days later, Ruth announced his retirement from the sport.
  26. 1937 Sunday: Demonstrating near the Republic Steel Plant in South Chicago, 12 steelworkers lost their lives when police fired on them.
  27. 1941 Friday: The British army enters Baghdad, Iraq, in hot pursuit of the fleeing pro-Axis government forces.
  28. 1942 Saturday: In California, one of the founding members of the psychedelic rock band, Quicksilver Messenger Service[i], 1965-1967- guitarist/vocalist Jim Murray- is born.  In response to the murder of Reinhard Heydrich, SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler arrives in Prague to check on the repressive measures ordered by him and Adolf Hitler.
  29. 1943 Sunday: During World War II, American troops secured the Aleutian island of Attu from Japanese forces.  Meanwhile, French General Charles de Gaulle arrives in Algiers, Algeria.
  30. 1944 Tuesday: In Enfield, Middlesex, future guitarist with the Dave Clark Five- Lenny Davidson- is born.   He would be integral member in helping to fashion the sound of this amazing British rock band.
  31. 1948 Sunday: A dike along the flooding Columbia River breaks, which obliterates the city of Vanport, Oregon.  Within minutes, the disaster leads to 15 deaths and tens of thousands of homeless people.
  32. 1955 Monday: Future drummer with the British rock band, the Clash[ii]—Topper Headon—is born in Bromley, England, on this date.
  33. 1958 Friday: Unidentified American service members killed in World War II and the Korean War undergo internment in the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery.
  34. 1960 Monday: In Alum Rock, Birmingham, England, future original bassist and then drummer of the British rock band, Duran Duran- Stephen Duffy- is born.
  35. 1961 Tuesday: Long-time Dominican Republic dictator Rafael Trujillo loses his life when opponents assassinate him.
  36. 1965 Sunday: Vivian Malone becomes the first black to graduate from the University of Alabama.
  37. 1967 Tuesday: Peter Keys, keyboardist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[iii] since 2009, was born on this date in Burlington, Vermont.  
  38. 1968 Thursday: The Beatles[iv] begin work on their only double album, “Beatles” aka “The White Album.”
  39. 1970 Saturday: Baseball authorities return All-Star voting back to the fans. 
  40. 1971 Sunday: The American space probe Mariner 9 blasted off from Cape Kennedy, Florida, on a journey to Mars.  Meanwhile, during a Grateful Dead concert, 37 people require hospitalization from drinking apple juice containing copious amounts of LSD.
  41. 1972 Tuesday: 3 Japanese terrorists kill 24 and wound 72 at Tel Aviv’s Lod International Airport.
  42. 1980 Friday: The first papal visit since 1814 to France occurs on this date.
  43. 1982 Sunday: In the closest Indy 500, Gordon Johncock defeats Rick Mears of Bakersfield, California, by 0.16 seconds.  Elsewhere, in Claremore, Oklahoma, famed rock bassist Carl Radle who played with Eric Clapton in Derek and the Dominos[v] and as Clapton’s bassist, lost his battle with kidney disease; he was 37 years-old.
  44. 1987 Saturday: At the two-minute mark in the sixth round of their heavyweight unification title fight- scheduled for 12 rounds, Mike Tyson scores a TKO on Pinklon Thomas.  Tyson retained the WBA and WBC championship titles while putting his pro record to 30-0.  As for Thomas, his record went to 29-2-1.
  45. 1989 Tuesday: Protesters in Beijing erected a “Goddess of Democracy” statue in Tiananmen Square.
  46. 1991 Thursday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that courts can hold prosecutors legally liable for advice they give to law enforcement agents working on their behalf.
  47. 1998 Saturday: A powerful earthquake hit northern Afghanistan killing at least 5,000 people.
  48. 2002 Thursday: New York City held a ceremony on this date officially to mark the end of the cleanup efforts from the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
  49. 2008 Friday: Diplomats from 111 nations meeting in Dublin, Ireland, adopted a landmark treaty banning cluster bombs.  However, the United States and other leading manufacturers of cluster bombs like China, Russia, Israel, India, and Pakistan boycotted the talks. 
  50. 2011 Monday: Germany’s Angela Merkel pledges to end all use of nuclear power by the year 2022.
  51. 2011 Monday: Executing its final mission, the Space Shuttle Endeavor undocks from the International Space Station for the return trip to Earth.
  52. 2013 Thursday: President Barack Obama appoints James Comey as the new director of the FBI.
  53. 2014 Friday: Shelly Sterling, Donald Sterling’s wife and co-owner of the L.A. Clippers, plans to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion; the sale depends on approval from the NBA and Donald.
  54. 2015 Saturday: After a United States military surveillance flight identifies artillery on one of China’s fabricated islands in the South China Sea, concerns over security in the Asia-Pacific region increase by nations opposed to an expansionist communist China.
  55. 2017 Tuesday: ISIS terrorists set off a car bomb outside a Baghdad ice cream shop which kills 17 and wounds numerous others.  Scumbags.
  56. 2018 Wednesday: A grand jury in New York City indicts big movie producer and good friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton- Harvey Weinstein- on rape charges.  Wow.  Meanwhile, the Illinois House of Representatives votes 72-45 to pass the Equal Rights Amendment.  This is something that seemingly cannot happen at the national level.   Elsewhere, to discuss the upcoming summit in June, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with North Korean top official, Kim Yong-choi in the Big Apple today.  Things might happen next month, good things for both the United States and North Korea.
  57. 2019 Thursday: At the Jurassic Park Arena in Toronto, Canada, the Toronto Raptors- in their first NBA Finals ever- win Game 1 by beating the visiting Golden State Warriors by a final score of 118-109.   Meanwhile, singer R. Kelly finds himself slammed with 11 new counts of sexual assault, misconduct, and other charges related to his lust for underage women and sometimes filming them. 
  58. 2020 Saturday: First, America returns to space what with the NASA-SpaceX collaboration as early in the afternoon, liftoff occurred with the Falcon 9 rocket and astronauts Bob Bacon and Doug Hurley made it safely into space.  God protect you, gentlemen, no longer does the United States have to rely on Russia to get our men and women into space.
  59. 2020 Saturday A: Protests continue around the nation over the death of George Floyd this past Monday in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  The night before, extremely violent protests left many cities little more than moonscapes with stores burnt down, the husks of cars littering the streets.  As day progressed, more and more protesters and rioters returned to the streets and began going at it again.  There can be NO question that communist China is colluding with the Democratic Party via funding and resources because the level of coordination for the conflagrations around the country is beyond most liberal losers to pull off on their own.  We believe that President Trump must rebuff Beijing every day and tell them, “YOU aren’t getting away with this!”  Free Hong Kong!  Free Taiwan!  Free Macau!  Free Tibet!  Now, for the Wuhan Bat Flu statistics.  Here we go:
  60. 2020 Saturday B: The Chinese Virus continues flowing around the world but with the protests raging in the streets of America, no one seems much concerned.  Many aren’t wearing masks.  Here are the global stats for today: 6,054,187 confirmed cases, 368,711 confirmed deaths, but 2,562,191 confirmed recoveries which far outpaces the number of deaths.  Excellent.  Here are the stats for the United States: 1,805,745 confirmed cases, 105,159 confirmed deaths, but 390,404 confirmed recoveries which would be much higher if Blue State governors were honest and would share those numbers.  In the three states where the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 108,878 confirmed cases, 4,060 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION yet again of confirmed recoveries.  Governor Gavin Newsom, get with it and share those numbers, you worthless POS.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, but 604 confirmed recoveries which is extremely good.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 21,288 confirmed cases, 1,118 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Gov. Jay Inslee plays the same brand of deceptive liberal politics and won’t share honest statistics.  Shame on him!  Shame on Gov. Newsom!  Recall BOTH of them.
  61. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 171,006,181 confirmed cases, +388,054, 3,556,019  confirmed deaths, +7,837 and 153,278,160 confirmed recoveries, +52,339.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,042,922 confirmed cases, UP 7,604 from yesterday’s reporting, 609,544 confirmed deaths, UP 124,[vi] and 27,840,817 confirmed recoveries, UP 21,856.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vii]  
  62. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 291,598 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 168,011 deaths  
  63. 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: 3,789,318 confirmed cases, 63,245 confirmed deaths, and 2,054,021 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,320,818 confirmed cases, 36,774 confirmed deaths, and 1,943,113 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,246 confirmed cases, 500 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 437,952 confirmed cases, 5,829 confirmed deaths, and 212,777 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Indiana: they have 743,696 confirmed cases, 13,620 confirmed deaths, and 710,986 confirmed recoveries.[viii]   
  64. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,458 confirmed cases, 6,411 confirmed deaths, and 832,693 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- El Salvador, home of MS-13: 73,246 cases of the virus, 2,245 confirmed deaths and 68,408 confirmed recoveries.[ix]     
  65. 2021 Sunday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,529.45, UP 64.81 points (+0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,748.74, UP 12.46 points (+0.091%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,204.11, UP 3.23 points (+0.077%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.63 per barrel, +0.31 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,903.70 per troy oz., +1.20 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $28.07 per troy ounce, +0.05 (+0.18%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,184.40 per troy oz, +2.00 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.67 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,822.33 per troy oz, +17.19 (+0.61%).[xi] The price of RHODIUM is $24,750.00 per troy oz., +2000.00 (+8.79%).[xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Central African CFA Franc, one greenback equals 532.21 and in Chilean Peso, a buck equals 724.05 and in Colombian Peso, one dollar equals 3,705.75 of theirs.[xiii]      
  66. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.197 per gallon, $2.866 in Florida, $3.926 in Hawaii, and $3.576 in Washington state.[xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Arizona: $3.126.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Sierra Leone: $3.142 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,348,229,478,276 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  67. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, this is Day #69 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka the “Laughing Hyena,” to be in charge of the southern border and not to have visited it.  Her ‘vice presidential’ salary is being well-spent as you can see.
  68. 2021 Sunday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– It looks like the Israelis are going to do to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu what the British people did to Prime Minister Winston Churchill at the end of World War II after he saved the UK like Netanyahu has Israel- countless time- vote him out and move on.  Netanyahu has saved Israel countless times and now that he has and the Palestinians have lit them up with more than 4,000 rockets, it appears the liberals in Israel are going to boot him and suck up to Gaza Strip and to Iran in a roundabout way,  Wow. At least Bill Maher is defending Israel unlike the rest of American liberals.  In other foreign and overseas news, news reports say that Mexican drug cartels are hunting Mexican law enforcement officers in their homes.  It sounds like Mexico- if it wants to remain a sovereign nation instead of an Afghanistan-like s**thole, they had better mobilize their military and start cleaning out this nest of vipers.
  69. 2021 Sunday H: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– The Arizona 2020 Election Audit continues even without the help of Democrats within the state who seem to be intent at keeping it under wraps rather than jumping in with both feet to demonstrate there was NO funny business.  The auditors are hand-counting 1 million ballots.  God bless them for doing what is RIGHT.  
  70. 2021 Sunday I: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– In the era of ‘Drooling Joe’ Biden, last night/early this morning in Miami-Dade County in Florida, a gunman assaulted a concert, shot two dead, and wounded another 20.  In this era of gun control, amazing at how many folks are getting shot.   Meanwhile, Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, DS, is bragging about how well gun control in the Golden State is doing a few days after the VTA train yard massacre in San Jose, California.   In another incident last night in Pittsburgh, a thug opens fire at a shopping mall but killed no one- two perps are in custody.
  71. 2021 Sunday J: Political News I– The Wisconsin state Assembly has ordered an investigation into Mark Zuckerberg-funded Center for Tech and Civic Life.  About time this little POS began to get his.  Next, a Michigan court rules that six recall petitions against Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer and one against Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist can move ahead.  Good.  Remove both of them from office.  Still, their supporters say they will fight the recall efforts in the courts.  Time to cut bait and go.  Moving on, as the Texas elections security bill moves forward, mumbling, stumbling old senile Joe Biden blasts the Lone Star State.  What a loser. Elsewhere, Governor J. Kevin Stitt, R-OK, says that ‘masks are no longer required in all government buildings.’
  72. 2021 Sunday K: Political News II– One America News reports a major poll regarding HOW the American people- in this case, New Yorkers- feel about the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Nearly 100-percent of the respondents believe the Chi-Vi came out of the Wuhan Institute of Virology nor did they believe it a naturally-occurring virus but a lab-engineered one cooked up by the Chi-Coms.  Some even believed it was retaliation for President Donald J. Trump putting an ass-whooping on them over trade.  (Note- we have said that the virus was ‘too convenient’ as for the Chi-Coms, it allowed them to clamp down on Hong Kong as well as to put their stooge Joe Biden into the White House.  They are going to pay for this BIG TIME.  Retribution is coming).   
  73. 2021 Sunday L: Political News III– Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-PA 14th congressional district, says the ONLY one responsible for rising inflation is Joe Biden and no one else.  In other political news, Democrats are pushing ahead with H.R. 127- the Firearm Licensing and Registration Act- which requires even more background checks, 24 hours of training paid for by the gun buyer, as well as clearance by a psychiatrist who will interview NOT only the buyer but every member of the immediate family meaning any and all relatives they can reel in with their dragnet.  Even more problematic is that all this information would become PUBLIC meaning everyone would know the guns one has as well as all the background information.  (Note- good thing we all have our firearms and will only buy them out of the backs of car trunks should this crap law ever become law of the land).
  74. 2021 Sunday M: Miscellaneous News I– the United Nations has released a report stating the danger of KILLER autonomous drones flying all over the damned place.  How soon before targeted assassinations are occurring in the skies above every nation?  If the tech companies can kill people with impunity in the Third World, soon, the thugs in the Third  will be repaying the favor.   Elsewhere, former General David Petraeus says the government has a responsibility to care for U.S. service personnel sickened by the notorious burn pits.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Coast Guard calls off a search for 10 missing Cuban refugees who went into the water off the Florida Keys.  Two bodies were recovered while several others were rescued.  The Coast Guard searched 800,000 square miles of ocean.        
  75. 2022 Monday:  It’s a holiday weekend, hopefully it will be a slow news day…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0846 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Monoliths.”  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 Beach Boys album remains one of our favorites; in fact, it is the first of several that we hold especially dear.  Today’s album, “Sunflower,” came out on August 31, 1970, and although critics once again were extremely unkind and sales were crappy, it is an extraordinary album from start to finish.  The lineup on “Sunflower” features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  Beginning with “Slip on Through,” sung by Dennis, the absolutely beautiful, “This Whole World” sung by Carl followed by “Add Some Music to Your Day” sung by all the band members to “Got to Know the Woman” (another Dennis rocker) to “Deidre” by Bruce Johnston to “It’s About Time,” a rocker sung by Carl and Mike.  Side two starts off with another Bruce Johnston classic, “Tears in the Morning” followed by the hauntingly beautiful, “All I Wanna Do” (Mike Love).  Next, “Forever,” a lovely Dennis love song followed by “Our Sweet Love,” a heart-warming Carl Wilson love song to “At My Window” (Bruce and Brian) to the closer, “Cool, Cool Water” sung by Brian and Mike.  Folks, this is one of the best albums by the Beach Boys and the first of several that are absolutely stunning.  We hope you seek it out and make it part of your nonstop growing collection.  Enjoy.

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[i] We presented the music of Quicksilver Messenger Service on two unique occasions.  The first commenced on Friday, 25-March-2011 through Monday, 04-April-2011.  The second cycle with newer albums began on Tuesday, 20-August-2013 through Monday, 02-September-2013.  We hope you will check the albums out by visiting whatever site you do for nothing but the absolute best in rock music.

[ii] 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.

[iii] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029.

[iv] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The “White Album” appeared on Thursday, 24-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

149. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2022

2013 Wednesday: Shuanghui, a Chinese meat processing company, buys Smithfield Foods for $4.72 billion; Smithfield was the world’s largest meat processing company. (Boy, the United States is truly f**ked, is it not? How has it come to pass that Chi-Coms are buying up American food processing companies? Are we putting our ‘national security’ into their conniving hands?)

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149. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2022:

President John F. Kennedy, U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Bill Clements; U.S. Secretaries of State Edward Livingston and Louis McLane; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Louis McLane and William J. Duane; U.S. Senator Jerry Moran; Procol Harum featuring Gary Brooker, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring John Cipollina, and Toto featuring Mike Porcaro:

  1. 526 Wednesday: A major earthquake strikes Antioch, Syria, resulting in about 250,000 deaths.
  2. 757 Wednesday: The reign of the 93rd Roman Catholic Pope St. Paul I begins on this date.  He would guide all of Christendom from today until June 28, 767.
  3. 1167 Monday: At the Battle of Legano, Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa falls to the army of the Lombard League.
  4. 1439 Wednesday: In Siena in the Republic of Siena, future 215th Roman Catholic Pope Pius III is born on this date- Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini.  He would become pontiff on September 22, 1503, and would guide the faithful until October 18, 1503.
  5. 1453 Sunday: With the fall of Constantinople to Sultan Mehmed II of the Turks, the Byzantine Empire ends.
  6. 1721 Thursday: The British crown formally incorporated South Carolina as a colony.
  7. 1724 Monday: Pope Benedict XIII- the 245th Roman Catholic pontiff- begins on this date.  He would guide the faithful from today until February 21, 1730.
  8. 1765 Wednesday: Patrick Henry denounced the Stamp Act before Virginia’s House of Burgesses.  At shouts of “Treason!” from his fellows, he announced, “If this be treason, then make the most of it!”
  9. 1790 Saturday: Rhode Island became the 13th original colony to ratify the United States Constitution.
  10. 1807 Friday: The rule of the 28th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Selim III ended on this date.  He first became the ruler of all Sunni Islam on April 17, 1789, and would continue until the revolt of the Janissaries toppled him.  His successor- the 29th sultan of all Islam- Mustafa IV began on this date and would continue until July 28, 1808.
  11. 1833 Wednesday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Livingston stepped down from office today and his replacement- the 12th U.S. Secretary of State Louis McLane- took his place.  Livingston served under President Andrew Jackson May 24,1831 until today; McLane served from today until June 30, 1834.  Both men were Democrats.  Prior to this, McLane served his country as its 10th U.S. secretary of the Treasury.  First a Federalist, then a Jacksonian, and finally a Democrat, he served in this capacity under President Andrew Jackson from August 08, 1831, until today.  Prior to this he was a senator from Delaware and following this, he became the 12th U.S. secretary of state and finally, he became U.S. minister to Great Britain.  His replacement, the 11th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William J. Duane, assumed office on this date and served under President Andrew Jackson from today until September 22, 1833.
  12. 1848 Monday: Wisconsin became the 30th State of the Union.
  13. 1849 Tuesday: Abraham Lincoln says, “You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.”
  14. 1864 Monday: Emperor Maximillian I arrives at Vera Cruz, Mexico.
  15. 1905 Tuesday: At Brisk, Lithuania, the citizens launch a pogrom against its Jewish citizens.
  16. 1910 Monday: An airplane raced a train from Albany, NY, to New York City.  The airplane pilot Glenn Curtiss won the $10,000 prize.
  17. 1912 Thursday: For dancing the “Turkey Trot” during their lunch break, Curtis Publishing fires 15 young women.
  18. 1914 Saturday: The Canadian ocean liner RMS Empress of Ireland sank in the St. Lawrence River in eastern Quebec after colliding with the Norwegian cargo ship SS Storstad; of the 1,477 people on board the Empress of Ireland, 1,012 died.
  19. 1916 Tuesday: The official flag of the president of the United States undergoes adoption.
  20. 1917 Wednesday: The 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts.
  21. 1922 Tuesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that baseball is a sport and not a business; therefore, it is not subject to anti-trust laws.
  22. 1932 Monday: World War I veterans began arriving in Washington, D.C. to demand cash bonuses that the federal government did not intend them to receive until 1945.
  23. 1940 Saturday: During World War II, German forces overrun and capture Ostend and Ypres in Belgium and Lille in France.
  24. 1942 Monday: Bing Cosby records “White Christmas,” the greatest-selling record to date.
  25. 1943 Sunday: Norman Rockwell’s portrait of “Rosie the Riveter” appeared on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post.
  26. 1945 Wednesday: Gary Brooker, future keyboardist, vocalist, and songwriter with the British rock band, Procol Harum[i], was born on this date in East London.
  27. 1953 Saturday: As Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tensing Norgay of Nepal reach the summit of Mount Everest, humans finally conquered the indomitable mountain.
  28. 1954 Sunday: In Great Bend, Kansas, future GOP senator from Kansas- Jerry Moran- is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2011. English runner Diane Leather became the first woman to run a sub-five-minute mile, finishing in 4:59.6 during the Midland Championships in Birmingham.
  29. 1955 Monday: In South Windsor, Connecticut, future member of the rock band, Toto- Mike Porcaro (bass 1982-2007)- is born.
  30. 1957 Thursday: During the Algerian War, Algerian rebels murder 336 people suspected of being French collaborators.
  31. 1961 Tuesday: A couple in Paynesville, West Virginia became the first recipients of food stamps under a pilot program created by President John F. Kennedy.
  32. 1962 Wednesday: Buck (John) O’Neil became the first black coach in major league baseball when he accepted the job with the Chicago Cubs.
  33. 1968 Thursday: The Truth in Lending Act becomes law on this date with the signature of the president.
  34. 1973 Wednesday: By defeating incumbent Sam Yorty, Tom Bradley becomes the first black mayor of Los Angeles, California.
  35. 1974 Thursday: President Richard M. Nixon agreed to hand over 1,200 pages of edited Watergate transcripts.  Elsewhere, at the Catholic Youth Center in Scranton, Pennsylvania, up-and-coming heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, puts his pro record to 9-0 with a 7th round TKO in a scheduled 8 round bout of opponent, Bob Mashburn. 
  36. 1977 Monday: Janet Guthrie became the first woman to race in the Indianapolis 500, finishing in 29th place behind winner, A.J. Foyt.
  37. 1980 Friday: An attempted assassination of the National Urban League president, Vernon Jordan, Jr. 
  38. 1985 Thursday: Thirty-nine people died at the European Cup Final in Brussels, Belgium, when rioting broke out and a wall separating British and Italian soccer fans collapsed.
  39. 1986 Friday: Colonel Oliver North told National Security Advisor William McFarlane that profits from weapons sold to Iran were then diverted to help the Contras in Nicaragua throw out the communist government installed there.
  40. 1988 Monday: President Ronald Reagan began his first visit to the Soviet Union in Moscow.
  41. 1989 Tuesday: In San Francisco, California, John Cipollina, founding guitarist of the psychedelic San Franciscan band, Quicksilver Messenger Service[ii], and who later played with Terry and the Pirates, Copperhead, and the Dinosaurs, among others, died from emphysema at age 46. 
  42. 1990 Wednesday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average hits a record 2,870.49 points.
  43. 1993 Sunday: Nazis murder five Turkish women in Solingen, Germany.
  44. 1999 Sunday: Discovery became the first space shuttle to dock with the International Space Station.
  45. 2005 Sunday: Unlike Russia where people get turned to hamburger for marching in Gay Pride parades, a big one gets underway in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as the streets fill up with hundreds of thousands of gays marching, chanting, and doing other crap in the streets.
  46. 2006 Monday: After a U.S. military convoy collides with a car full of Afghan civilians killing several of them, thousands of Afghans take to the streets demanding the United States get the hell out of their country.  NOW.  (Note- in 2021, the U.S. would still be there accomplishing NOTHING).  In other news, Hezbollah says they are going to begin lighting Israel up with Iranian-built rockets.
  47. 2007 Tuesday: U.S. health officials swoop in, grab up a guy, and put him into quarantine after this individual- infected with a highly drug-resistant form of tuberculosis- flew not once but flipping twice on two transatlantic flights.
  48. 2008 Thursday: President Hu Jintao of the People’s Republic of China is calling once again for a resumption of talks between the PRC and the free nation of Taiwan.  Elsewhere, the World Food Bank says that it’s going to offer a $2.1 billion aid package with which to combat the global food crisis.  $200 million will be earmarked for the countries most at risk (but no help for North Korea).  Meanwhile, jihadists running amok in northern Iraq carry out not one but two suicide bombings that deliver at least 20 people to convene with Allah while causing another 42 to wish they could convene with the Big Guy.
  49. 2009 Friday: After two days of bombings in Pakistan, things there are relatively quiet today.  Friday prayers and all.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Defense announces that it’s going to create a computer-security military command.  (Note- 11 years later under the Biden regime, there is still a need for such an entity).
  50. 2010 Saturday: The people in Gaza are getting excited because the ‘flotilla is coming, the flotilla is coming’ but Israeli vessels are sweeping along the coastline of this godforsaken hellhole.  Meanwhile, the flotilla is trying to get BIG NAME celebrities and politicians off Cyprus and onto their ‘fleet’ so they can force their way through the net and into Gaza.  Only anti-Semites and Jew-hating countries try to do this crap to the most civilized country in the region.
  51. 2011 Sunday: In Dallas, Texas, former U.S. Secretary of Defense- Acting- Bill Clements died.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from 05-24-1973 to 07-02-1973 and then went onto become the 42nd and 44th governor of Texas.  Elsewhere, Malta becomes the LAST European Union nation to legalize divorce.
  52. 2012 Tuesday: After thousands protest Brett Murray’s painting, “the Spear,” the gallery that agreed to exhibit the controversial artwork agreed to take it down.  The painting depicts South African President Jacob Zuma in a pose reminiscent of Vladimir Lenin with his junk hanging out of his pants.  Elsewhere, today is primary election day across the United States in several states with Governor Mitt Romney, RINO-MA, securing the GOP presidential nomination.  From here on out, the fight for the White House is on…
  53. 2013 Wednesday: Shuanghui, a Chinese meat processing company, buys Smithfield Foods for $4.72 billion; Smithfield was the world’s largest meat processing company.  (Boy, the United States is truly fucked, is it not?  How has it come to pass that Chi-Coms are buying up American food processing companies?  Are we putting our ‘national security’ into their conniving hands?)
  54. 2014 Thursday: Early election tallies show that Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will be the next president of Egypt; el-Sisi, the military commander who removed former president Mohamed Morsi from office due to mass protests, resigned his military position to run for president.  Elsewhere, the leaders of Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Russia sign a treaty that creates the Eurasian Economic Union.
  55. 2015 Friday: Heavy flooding in Texas has left at least 27 dead and led to 200 rescues or more; sadly, several people are still missing.  Meanwhile, former Baltimore, Maryland, mayor, and former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley announces that at 10:00 A.M. tomorrow, he will be seeking the 2016 Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.
  56. 2016 Sunday: Military assets in Niger are on the way to having a good day what with the locating of and then killing of at least 12 Boko Haram jihadists.  Keep up the decent work.  However, in Nigeria, a bombing attack kills at least four civilians and one trooper in the town of Biu.  Leave ‘em for the crows, boys.
  57. 2017 Monday: Famed golfer Tiger Woods suffers arrest for driving under the influence in Jupiter, Florida.   Elsewhere, Labour (communist) leader Jeremy Corbyn and Prime Minister Theresa May of the Conservative Party hold a debate.  (Note- this Corbyn guy is flaming crazy).  Meanwhile, in Caracas, Venezuela, as protesters march on the government, security thugs light them up with automatic weapons fire wounding at least 18 innocent civilians including two opposition leaders- Enrique Capriles Radonski and Carlos Paparoni.  That’s Venezuelan ‘justice’ for you.
  58. 2018 Tuesday: Roseanne Barr finds herself fired by ABC-TV, not longer after the reboot of her show, “Roseanne,” for having posted a ‘racist tweet.’  My, my.  Elsewhere, the low-life scum in Gaza begin firing hundreds of mortar rounds into Israel, the heaviest such bombardment in years.  This leads to the Israeli air force launching defensive attacks on positions held by the militants.  Exterminate this vermin and free the Palestinian people from the bondage Hamas and Hezbollah holds them.
  59. 2019 Wednesday: Disappointing to millions of crazed liberals and their RINO allies, U.S. Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III says, ‘charging President Donald J. Trump with a crime was never an option as there is no legal means with which to do so; however, the befuddled old fool says his report ‘does not exonerate the president either.’  Alas, the anti-Trump coup cooked up by President Barack Hussein Obama implodes, causing much embarrassment to the coup plotters.
  60. 2020 Friday: COVID-19 continues racking up numbers; however, with all the riots in the streets in various nations around the United States regarding the murder of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis cops, people are NOT social distancing nor are they wearing masks to protect themselves from the Chinese Virus; no, they are wearing them to protect their identities as they slander the memory of the murdered man by looting and burning down businesses, at least 130 as of this moment.  They also burned down brand-new low-income housing leaving the residents of the community out in the streets. 
  61. 2020 Friday A: Here are the global statistics for the Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Chinese Bat Flu: 5,885,490 confirmed cases, 363,061 confirmed deaths, and 2,468,011 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are the national stats: 1,779,204 confirmed cases, 104,007 confirmed deaths, and 382,023 confirmed recoveries.  As you know, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors in three U.S. states: California, Hawaii, and Washington.  Here are the stats for the Golden State: 103,886 confirmed cases, 4,068 confirmed deaths, BUT ONCE AGAIN, NO MENTION OF confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, these are the stats: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 604 confirmed recoveries.   Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the (questionable) stats: 21,013 confirmed cases, 1,111 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION as to confirmed recoveries which informs the serious reader that it’s all about politics.
  62. 2020 Friday B: President Trump tells the World Health Organization that we will no longer be donating to this bought-and-paid-for-organization of Beijing.  Of course, liberals are screeching and wailing over this in the same way they are trying to blame President Trump for what is taking place in Minnesota and across the country regarding George Floyd.  He also puts communist China on notice that IF they continue trying to crackdown on Hong Kong during the Bat Flu Virus Crisis, they will find the United States opposing them and their authoritarian policies (FREE Hong Kong!  FREE Tibet!  FREE Macau!  FREE Taiwan!  FREE Mainland China!).  Liberals are wailing over this, too.  Regarding Minnesota, the cop who had a significant role in murdering Mr. Floyd- former Officer Derek Chauvin- was taken into custody today and charged with murder.   
  63. 2020 Friday C: Not only in Minneapolis, Minnesota, riots break out across the nation, in Brooklyn, in Dallas, in Phoenix, in Atlanta, even in Bakersfield, California, home to the AICPENDBLOG.COM.  Outside the White House, hostile crowds continue battling with uniformed Secret Service officers, dressed in riot gear.  Chef Lilah Paulikovich says that “IF you do not believe that the collusion between the Democratic Party and communist China does not exist, how are these well-funded, inorganic, well-coordinated riots occurring?  It is a concerted effort to make President Trump look as bad as possible and a sign that the summer of 2020 is going to resemble the summer of 1968.  Still, President Trump will win re-election and it is interesting to note that it’s Blue States and Blue Cities where rioting is occurring.  Law enforcement: your sacred duty is to protect life and property: start busting heads.
  64. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 170,624,894 confirmed cases, +471,415, 3,548,573  confirmed deaths, +10,651 and 152,754,774 confirmed recoveries, +621,019.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,035,318 confirmed cases, UP 12,661 from yesterday’s reporting, 609,421 confirmed deaths, UP 460,[iii] and 27,818,961 confirmed recoveries, UP 51,921.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[iv]  
  65. 2021 Saturday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 291,474 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 168,135 deaths  
  66. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,788,858 confirmed cases, 63,235 confirmed deaths, and 2,054,019 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,320,818 confirmed cases, 36,774 confirmed deaths, and 1,943,113 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,124 confirmed cases, 499 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 437,952 confirmed cases, 5,829 confirmed deaths, and 212,777 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Tennessee: they have 862,401 confirmed cases, 12,441 confirmed deaths, and 845,062 confirmed recoveries.[v]   
  67. 2021 Saturday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,453 confirmed cases, 6,407 confirmed deaths, and 832,648 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country- Cameroun, a former portion of the old Imperial German Empire: 78,929 cases of the virus, 1,275 confirmed deaths and 73,974 confirmed recoveries.[vi]     
  68. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,529.45, UP 64.81 points (+0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,748.74, UP 12.46 points (+0.091%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,204.11, UP 3.23 points (+0.077%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.63 per barrel, +0.31 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,903.70 per troy oz., +1.20 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $28.07 per troy ounce, +0.05 (+0.18%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,184.40 per troy oz, +2.00 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.67 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).[vii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,822.33 per troy oz, +17.19 (+0.61%).[viii] The price of RHODIUM is $24,750.00 per troy oz., +2000.00 (+8.79%).[ix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Canadian Dollar, one greenback equals 1.21 and in Cape Verdean Escudo, a buck equals 90.71 and in Cayman Islands Dollar, one dollar equals 0.83 of theirs.[x]      
  69. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the four states in which we have chef-authors- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.192 per gallon, $2.868 in Florida, $3.929 in Hawaii, and $3.574 in Washington state.[xi]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Arkansas: $2.763.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Sri Lanka: $3.096 per U.S. Gallon.[xii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,345,037,086,457 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  70. 2021 Saturday F: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Under Joe Biden’s new regulations, American employers can require vaccination proof as a condition of employment but- and this is the good part- illegal aliens will NEVER have to demonstrate vaccinations for anything.  Meanwhile, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, says that the mask mandates are ‘neo-fascism.’  Elsewhere, the Michigan legislature passes a bill prohibiting Chi-Vi fines for businesses. 
  71. 2021 Saturday G: Business News–  Job searches are up in states that have severed ties with the expanded federal unemployment benefits program.  Once that extra money vanishes, people head back to work which they are doing in droves.  Meanwhile, a judge approves a class action lawsuit against Google who- as a WOKE entity- paid their 11,000 female employees WAY LESS than their male employees.  That is that POS Sundar Pichai for you- deport this idiot and his entire family back to Punjabistan.  Elsewhere, 20 GOP-led states are booting unemployment benefits for gig workers.  Get real jobs losers.
  72. 2021 Saturday H: Joe Biden Regime News I– Joe Biden is banking on the new $3.6 trillion in taxes he is slapping- supposedly on the wealthy but which will fall on everyone save the poor and the vermin illegal aliens flooding around the country- to pay for his $6.2 trillion in new spending, money he will be borrowing from the Chi-Coms.  Meanwhile, the House and Senate GOP are blasting Joe Biden’s defense spending as wholly inadequate seeing as how we are competing against the Chi-Coms, their Russian underlings, and their Iranian stooges.  Next, in other regime news, the Bidenistas are speeding up the processing of illegal alien families via refugee resettlement.  Finally, Joe Biden’s lips are zipped on WHY he is NOT fulfilling his campaign promise regarding cancellation of $50,000 per student per loan debt.  (Note- the dumb asses that voted for dribbling Joe Biden believing he would do this got played again just as Barack Hussein Obama played the dummies.  Never going to happen, not when the usurper in the White House is going to spend $6 trillion upon trillions of earlier spending.  Better luck next time, fools).
  73. 2021 Saturday I: Political News I–  Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-NY 22nd congressional district, boldly pointed out that the police reform bills favored by the Democrats are becoming problematic for them.  Amazing how the Dems slash police budgets and then are appalled by rising violent crime rates.  Go figure.
  74. 2021 Saturday J: Foreign News / Overseas News– Big problems in Canada what with the discovery of 215 corpses at an indigenous school.  (Note- Canada always likes to act like they are a kind, loving place but when it comes to their treatment of the so-called First Peoples, they make the United States look like amateurs).  Shame on them.
  75. 2021 Saturday K: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– For some unknown reason, convicted POS murderer Scott Peterson who murdered his wife and unborn child will not be put to death.  Guess Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom must need his vote in the recall election.  Meanwhile, a 14-year-old snot is going to be tried as an adult in Florida for the murder of a classmate.
  76. 2021 Saturday L: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws–  Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3564: 07, 09, 23, 37, 42, and Mega 14.   Out of 131,234 winning tickets, the highest winners were 22 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,083 apiece.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #850: 11, 13, 22, 27, 46, and Mega 20.  – Out of 96,102 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $18,068 apiece.
  77. 2022 Sunday: Stick around…

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This artwork is #0845 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Palo Verde.”  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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With record sales being so-so, the next album by the Beach Boys is a live album recorded several years back on a European tour: “Live in London” (May 12, 1970).  Overseas, the Europeans never gave up on the Beach Boys so whenever they arrived on continent, they were hailed as heroes and the crowds were among the loveliest ever heard or seen.  The lineup features Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  The interaction between band and crowd is a joyous glimpse into the past to behold and the songs on this album are among their best including “Barbara Ann,” “Good Vibrations,” “Darlin’,” “California Girls,” and “Do It Again” among others.  We hope you will seek this one out and add it to your daily rotation.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We presented the music of Quicksilver Messenger Service on two unique occasions.  The first commenced on Friday, 25-March-2011 through Monday, 04-April-2011.  The second cycle with newer albums began on Tuesday, 20-August-2013 through Monday, 02-September-2013.  We hope you will check the albums out by visiting whatever site you do for nothing but the absolute best in rock music.

[iii] 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)

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

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

[vi] 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)

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

[viii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

148. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2022

2020 Thursday: In response to the horrific slaying of forgery suspect George Floyd in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, on Monday, members of the U.S. Department of Justice arrive on scene to get to the bottom of this appalling crime. Meanwhile, enraged citizens backed by agitators and Antifa human refuse have lit the city ablaze and as of today have stormed the police precinct where the four fired officers once served.

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148. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown; U.S. Secretaries of State Edward Livingston, Louis McLane, and Walter Q. Gresham; U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Louis McLane and Carter Glass; U.S. Senator Marco Rubio; Creedence Clearwater Revival featuring John Fogerty, Gladys Knight, King Crimson featuring Gavin Harrison, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Deborah Jo “JoJo” Billingsley, and the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Stacy Sutherland:

  1. 640 Thursday: The reign of the 71st Roman Catholic Pope Severinus begins on this date and would continue until August 02, 640.
  2. 928 Friday: The reign of the 122nd Roman Catholic Pope John X ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on March 12, 914.  His successor- Pope Leo VI- begins on this date and would last for the next 187 days until September 15, 928.
  3. 1156 Monday: At the Battle of Brindisi, King Willem of Sicily beats the Byzantine fleet.
  4. 1431 Saturday: Accused of slipping back into heresy by donning male clothing, her captors condemn Joan of Arc to DEATH by burning at the stake.
  5. 1521 Saturday: The 217th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Leo X, signs a treaty of peace with German Emperor Charles V.
  6. 1533 Sunday: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, declared the marriage of England’s King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn valid.
  7. 1588 Saturday: Under the command of the Duke of Medina-Sidonia, the Spanish Armada sets sail from Lisbon to invade England and to reinstall Catholicism as the country’s ONLY faith.
  8. 1754 Tuesday: Near Pittsburgh, General George Washington and his troops defeat the French and Indians at the Battle of Ft. Duquesne.
  9. 1764 Monday: In Clermont, N.Y., British America, future 11th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Livingston is born.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson 05-24-1831 to 05-29-1833.
  10. 1774 Saturday: The First Continental Congress convenes in Virginia.
  11. 1786 Saturday: In Smyrna, Delaware, future 12th U.S. Secretary of State Louis McLane is born.  First a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from 05-29-1833 to 06-30-1834.  He also served the nation as its 10th secretary of the U.S. Treasury.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson from 08-08-1831 to 05-29-1833.  Prior to this he would serve as a senator from Delaware and following this, he would become the 12th U.S. secretary of state and finally, he would become U.S. minister to Great Britain.
  12. 1818 Thursday: The first steam vessel to sail the upper Great Lakes launches on this date- the Walk-on-the-Water.  The vessel launched on Lake Erie, but she eventually ran aground on November 01, 1821.  
  13. 1830 Friday: The U.S. Congress authorizes the removal of all Native Americans east of the Mississippi to the Western Plains.
  14. 1851 Wednesday: Sojourner Truth attends a Women Rights Convention.
  15. 1863 Thursday: The first black regiment, one that was composed of freed slaves, the 54th Massachusetts, leaves Boston to fight in the Civil War.
  16. 1868 Thursday: The 27th U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton left office on this date.  He member of no professed political party, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from January 20, 1862, until today.
  17. 1892 Saturday: In San Francisco, California, the founding members organized the Sierra Club, a group designed to protect the environment and to promote conservationism.
  18. 1895 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., future 33rd U.S. Secretary of State Walter Q. Gresham is born.  A Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to May 28, 1895.
  19. 1906 Monday: The 52nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown stepped down from the high court on this date.  A Republican, President Benjamin Harrison nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Samuel Freeman Miller- another Republican.  Brown served from December 29, 1890, until today. 
  20. 1912 Tuesday: The Senate Commerce Committee issued its report on the Titanic disaster that cited a “state of absolute unpreparedness,” improperly tested safety equipment and an “indifference to danger” as some of the causes of an “unnecessary tragedy.”
  21. 1915 Friday: John B. Gruelle patents the Raggedy Ann doll.
  22. 1918 Tuesday: American troops fought their first major battle during World War I as they launched an offensive against the German-held French village of Cantigny; the Americans succeeded in capturing the village.
  23. 1919 Wednesday: Armenia declares its independence from Russia and wants it from Turkey.
  24. 1923 Monday: Unemployment in the United States is almost nil.
  25. 1928 Monday: Dodge Brothers and Chrysler Corporation merges into one company on this date.
  26. 1929 Tuesday: On this date in New York City, Warner Brothers presented the first all-color talking picture, “On with the Show.”
  27. 1934 Monday: The Dionne quintuplets were born near Callender, Ontario, to Olivia and Elzire Dionne.  The babies were the first quintuplets to survive infancy.  
  28. 1937 Friday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt pushed a button in Washington, D.C., signaling that vehicular traffic could begin crossing the just-opened Golden Gate Bridge in California.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, Neville Chamberlain became prime minister of Britain.
  29. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, the Belgian army surrendered to invading German forces and King Leopold III surrenders himself to the conquerors.  Farther south in France, the Nazis are overrunning their supply lines which is causing the blitzkrieg to slow down.  The Allies that haven’t already surrendered to the Germans continue fighting to get to the coastline where they hope salvation awaits.
  30. 1941 Wednesday: The fighting on Crete continues but it’s going all one way.  The Germans continue splitting Allied resistance into smaller pockets while those who can make it are fighting to get to the evacuation beaches.  As they did a year before at Dunkirk, British troops hope they can escape to Royal Navy warships off the coast.  The evacuation will begin this evening and continue into the early hours of the morning.  Elsewhere- in Iraq- the Arab Legions continue fighting the British colonialists.  Indian troops are at the forefront of the Allied troops fighting to head north from Basra and quell the uprising by the pro-Nazi Arabs. 
  31. 1942 Thursday: In response to the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazis murder 1,800 Czechoslovakians at the village of Lidice.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Midway is in the offing as Japanese forces continue leaving ports in Japan and western Asia while American forces are heading west from Pearl Harbor.  This will be one of the decisive battles of World War II when the two forces clash.
  32. 1943 Friday: Allied bombers continue blasting away at Italy and Sicily as the Allies seek to light them up prior to a full-fledged invasion.  Flak is heavy over Sicily causing the Allies losses of men and warplanes.  Still, the attacks continue.  The Allies have hope that somehow, they can separate the Italian people from the Axis. 
  33. 1944 Sunday: Fighting continues in Italy as German forces redeploy to the Caesar Line, a prepared defensive line where they hope they will be able to decimate the Allied forces attacking them.   Meanwhile, in Atlanta, Georgia, future Motown legend Gladys Knight of ‘Gladys Knight and the Pips’ fame is born.
  34. 1945 Monday: John Fogerty, future guitarist, and vocalist with Creedence Clearwater Revival[i] is born on this date in Berkeley, California.   Elsewhere, French troops are clashing with local Syrian forces as they return to reclaim their empire.  The Arabs want none of it.  Elsewhere, William Joyce- the infamous “Lord Haw-Haw” who broadcast Nazi propaganda to the Allies in Europe finds himself captured and in Allied hands.  Poor bastard.
  35. 1946 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the former 47th U.S. Treasury Secretary Carter Glass died at age 88.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from December 16, 1918, to February 01, 1920. Elsewhere, Stacy Sutherland—future guitarist with the psychedelic rock band, the 13th Floor Elevators[ii]—is born in San Antonio, Texas, on this date.   
  36. 1952 Wednesday: Future vocalist with Lynyrd Skynyrd[iii], Deborah Jo “JoJo” Billingsley (vocals 1975-1977 only member of the band not to be on the airplane that crashed as she had a dream two nights before the tragedy alerting her as to what was going to occur that night) is born in Memphis, Tennessee, on this date.
  37. 1953 Thursday: The Walt Disney film “Melody” premiered in the Paramount Theatre in Hollywood.  The picture was the first 3-D cartoon.
  38. 1957 Tuesday: The National League approves the moves of the New York Giants to San Francisco and the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles, California.
  39. 1959 Thursday: The U.S. Army launched Able, a rhesus monkey, and Baker, a squirrel monkey, aboard a Jupiter missile for a suborbital flight, which both primates survived.
  40. 1961 Sunday: After 78 years in service, the last run of the Orient Express—from Paris to Bucharest, Romania, leaves the station in France.  Elsewhere, Amnesty International, a human rights organization, underwent founding.
  41. 1962 Monday: The U.S. Stock Market drops a record $20.8 billion in one day.
  42. 1963 Tuesday: Jomo Kenyatta becomes the first prime minister of an independent Kenya.  Elsewhere, Gavin Harrison—one of the future drummers with the UK rock band, King Crimson[iv]—is born on this date in London, England.
  43. 1964 Thursday: The Palestine National Congress forms the Palestine Liberation Organization.
  44. 1971 Friday: In Miami, Florida, future GOP Senator Marco Rubio is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2011.
  45. 1972 Sunday: The White House ‘plumbers’ break into the offices of the Democratic National Headquarters at the Watergate in Washington, D.C., setting in motion events that would eventually cause President Richard M. Nixon to resign from the presidency.
  46. 1976 Friday: The nations of the world signed the Peaceful Nuclear Explosion Treaty on this date, which limited any nuclear explosion, regardless of its purpose, to a yield of 150 kilotons.
  47. 1977 Saturday: Fire raced through the Beverly Hills Supper Club in Southgate, Ky., in which 165 people died in the fire.
  48. 1979 Monday: The European Union accepts Greece as a member—something they would regret in 2012.
  49. 1985 Tuesday: David Jacobsen, director of the American University Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, suffered abduction by pro-Iranian kidnappers; his captors freed him 17 months later.
  50. 1987 Thursday: To the embarrassment of Soviet officials, Mathias Rust, a young West German pilot, landed a private plane in Moscow’s Red Square without authorization.  The Soviets freed Rust the following year.
  51. 1991 Tuesday: Ethiopian rebels seize the capital city of Addis Ababa from government troops.
  52. 1995 Sunday: A 7.5 magnitude earthquake in the Russian town of Neftegorsk killed at least 2,000 people.
  53. 1996 Tuesday: President Bill Clinton’s former business partners in the Whitewater land fraud suffered conviction for fraud.
  54. 1998 Thursday: Brynn, the wife of comic actor Phil Hartman of “Saturday Night Live” and “News Radio” fame shot him to death at his home in Encino and then took her own life.  Elsewhere, Pakistan matched India with five nuclear test blasts.  The U.S., Japan and other nations imposed economic sanctions.  Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said, “Today, we have settled the score with India.”  Finally, Dr. Susan Terebey discovered a planet outside of our solar system using photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
  55. 1999 Friday: Leonardo de Vinci’s “The Last Supper” went back on display in Milan, Italy, after more than 20 years of restoration.
  56. 2002 Tuesday: Russia became a limited partner in NATO with the creation of the NATO-Russia Council.
  57. 2005 Saturday: London’s famed Big Ben clock suddenly went ‘dark’ today stopping ticking for 90 minutes.  Engineers are investigating what the hell is going on as this is abnormal.
  58. 2006 Sunday: Barry Bonds hits his 715th career home run, passing Babe Ruth on the all-time hit list.
  59. 2007 Monday: Following the totalitarian government shut down of Radio Caracas Television, thousands of people take to the streets to protest the dictatorship’s authoritarian move which sends droves of police into the streets armed with rubber bullets, truncheons, jack boots, and clubs.  They light into the protesters and drive them away from the government sector of the city.
  60. 2008 Wednesday: Give ‘em an inch and they take a mile: Governor David Paterson, D-NY, directs various state agencies that they must, repeat must, recognize same-sex marriages performed in other place such as Canada, Massachusetts, and of course, the Golden State.  Ah, we’re so WOKE before anyone even knew what ‘WOKE’ was.
  61. 2009 Thursday: In Peshawar, Pakistan, jihadis continue what they did yesterday with a suicide bombing.  In this instance, two bombs send eight poor souls up to hang with Allah sooner than any of them planned and leaves another 74 in various stages of grievous bodily injury.
  62. 2010 Friday: The Israeli navy as well as a pro-Israeli flotilla set sail to confront the Palestinian-loving flotilla heading to the Gaza Strip.  The Palestinian lovers claim to be bringing humanitarian aid but are most likely sneaking in weapons and ammo so the Hamas garbage can continue waging war against the Israelis.  Someone should deploy some neutron bombs in Gaza.  Elsewhere, a leaked report from the United Nations informs the world that the North Koreans are exporting nuclear technology to countries such as Burma, Syria, and Iran.
  63. 2011 Saturday: In Germany, at least 10 people die from cucumbers infected with the E. coli virus. Elsewhere, things are going awry in Syria as more towns and cities see citizens taking to the streets to protest the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.   In Yemen, the government is there attacking people seeking to supplant the regime of U.S. ally President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
  64. 2012 Monday: Syrian opposition leaders claim the Syrian government troops have been running amok in the city of Hama what with the slayings of at least 41 civilians and the wounding of numerous others.  Meanwhile, in Lhasa, Tibet, two Tibetans set themselves ablaze protesting the Chi-Coms infesting their country like cockroaches. 
  65. 2013 Tuesday: French newspaper “Le Monde” reports the ongoing use of chemical weapons by Syria’s Bashar al-Assad’s troops against the rebels.   Meanwhile, Senator John McCain, RINO-AZ, journeys to Syria to hang with Syrian rebels and to discuss possible intervention by the United States in yet another needless war.  Such is the military-industrial-political complex in this country, a leech-like entity that seeks to insert its nose into every needless conflict across the globe.
  66. 2014 Wednesday: Maya Angelou, American author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” and many other works, dies of natural causes at age 86.  Elsewhere, the people of Egypt elect General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi president.  This will put them back on track for eradicating the cancer of Islamism from their country.  Meanwhile, in the French port city of Calais, law enforcement authorities swoop down on a camp of at least 800 Middle Eastern Muslim migrants trying to sneak into England via the Chunnel.
  67. 2015 Thursday: The Federation of International Football Associations—FIFA—bans 11 people after an ethics investigation, the same people the U.S. Department of Justice has indicted on charges of corruption.  Elsewhere, former New York Governor George Pataki, Republican, announces he will be seeking the 2016 presidential nomination of his party.
  68. 2016 Saturday: After a three-year-old boy falls into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and a big gorilla named Harambe drags him about, zoo officials shoot the big ape dead setting off a firestorm of protest.  Elsewhere, Brazilian law enforcement authorities announce that of the more than 30 suspected gang rapists (not a typo) of a 16-year-old girl, they have identified four of the scumbags and are launching a dragnet to bring the bottom-feeding thugs to justice. 
  69. 2017 Sunday: The island nation of Sri Lanka suffers heavy rains and devastating mudslides which kill at least 151 people and injure numerous others.   Elsewhere, rural Mississippi sees its worst gun violence in years what with a person seeking suicide by cop running amok and murdering eight people including a Lincoln County sheriff.  Shoot the SOB.
  70. 2018 Monday: In Kyushu, Japan, Coca-Cola debuts its first alcoholic drink- Lemon-do- but no one here has had the opportunity to sample it.   Elsewhere, in an effort to deter new arrivals of Third World Muslim ‘refugees’ and ‘migrants’ from the Middle East and Africa, the government of Austria announces new cuts to social services for illegal aliens flooding into their country.  They are going to slash benefits to halt the tidal wave of illegals.  Good for them.
  71. 2019 Tuesday: In Oklahoma, state prosecutors bring the first of at least 2,000 cases aimed at U.S. Pharmaceutical manufacturers for their part in creating the opioid epidemic that has killed more Americans than all wars put together.  Johnson & Johnson find themselves hammered with charges of deceptive advertising and downplaying the potential addictive qualities of its drugs.   Meanwhile in France, after the nation’s national health agency launches an anti-smoking campaign, one-million or more French citizens swear off the cancer sticks.  
  72. 2020 Thursday: In response to the horrific slaying of forgery suspect George Floyd in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, on Monday, members of the U.S. Department of Justice arrive on scene to get to the bottom of this appalling crime.  Meanwhile, enraged citizens backed by agitators and Antifa human refuse have lit the city ablaze and as of today have stormed the police precinct where the four fired officers once served.  On the U.S. employment front, another 2.1 million Americans have filed for unemployment, bringing the number of unemployed Americans thanks to communist China’s coronavirus pandemic to 40.8 million, a number heretofore unseen in American history. One American worker out of every four now has no job.
  73. 2020 Thursday A: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the world: 5,803,416 confirmed cases, 359,791 confirmed deaths, and 2,399,247 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,758,422 confirmed cases, 102,917 confirmed deaths, and 378,566 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states where the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 101,697 confirmed cases, 3,973 confirmed deaths, but again, NO mention of confirmed recoveries due to Gov. Gavin Newsom playing politics with the Chinese virus.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 600 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the numbers: 20,711 confirmed cases, 1,106 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  It’s all politics.  Oh- Los Angeles says EVERYONE must wear face masks or not go out.  Wow.  Mayor Eric Garcetti needs removal from office ASAP.
  1. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 170,153,479 confirmed cases, +30,516, 3,537,922 confirmed deaths, +13,413 and 152,133,755 confirmed recoveries, +67,459.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,022,657 confirmed cases, UP 22,977 from yesterday’s reporting, 608,961 confirmed deaths, UP 1,235,[v] and 27,767,040 confirmed recoveries, UP 65,161.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  2. 2021 Friday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became President on January 20, 2021, there have been 291,014 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 168,595 deaths  
  3. 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: 3,788,034 confirmed cases, 63,216 confirmed deaths, and 2,053,610 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,320,818 confirmed cases, 36,774 confirmed deaths, and 1,943,113 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,076 confirmed cases, 498 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 437,185 confirmed cases, 5,828 confirmed deaths, and 212,777 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Arizona: they have 879,909 confirmed cases, 17,609 confirmed deaths, and 844,903 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  4. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,433 confirmed cases, 6,407 confirmed deaths, and 832,634 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Communist China, you know this is going to be GOOD (a big f**king lie): 91,061 cases of the virus, 4,636 confirmed deaths and 86,107 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  5. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,529.45, UP 64.81 points (+0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,748.74, UP 12.46 points (+0.091%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,204.11, UP 3.23 points (+0.077%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.63 per barrel, +0.31 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,903.70 per troy oz., +1.20 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $28.07 per troy ounce, +0.05 (+0.18%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,184.40 per troy oz, +2.00 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.67 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,822.33 per troy oz, +17.19 (+0.61%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $24,750.00 per troy oz., +2000.00 (+8.79%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Bulgarian Lev, one greenback equals 1.60 and in Burundian Franc, a buck equals 1,953.80 and in Cambodian Riel, one dollar equals 4,055.00 of theirs.[xii]      
  6. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the four states in which we have chef-authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.183 per gallon, $2.870 in Florida, $3.929 in Hawaii, and $3.568 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Alabama: $2.825.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Togo: $2.998 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,341,472,302,457 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.  
  7. 2021 Friday F: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information I–  First, Idaho Governor Brad Little, GOP, issued an executive order overturning a 24-hour-old mask mandate put in place by his Republican Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, while he was out of the state.  Apparently, McGeachin is running against her boss seeking to take him out because of his handling of the COVID-19 crisis in the state.  Governor Little NEVER ordered masks to be worn but wore one himself.  While he was out of state, McGeachin undermined him by instituting a mask mandate.  She sounds more like a Democrat to us.   McGeachin claims she tried to protect personal freedoms with her bogus mask mandate.  (Note- this woman sounds like a member of the Ben Sasse, Mitt Romney, Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Richard Burr, Bill Cassidy, and Liz Cheney class of losers.  There’s always room for more).
  8. 2021 Friday G: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information II–  Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, is continuing his investigation into the ties between the U.S. government and the Wuhan Institute of Virology, questions Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci seems to have challenging times answering truthfully.[xvi]  Meanwhile, a bill banning COVID-19 passports in the Grand Canyon State fails to pass.[xvii]   Elsewhere, Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom in another show he is going to lose his job in the recall election coming up later this year has enacted a COVID-19 lottery with $116 million in prizes for those who have received their vaccinations.   Next, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley says it’s important to confirm that the Wuhan Institute of Virology is indeed the source of the pandemic before the NEXT one hits.  Finally, now that the Chi-Coms hand in the virus is becoming more and more known, researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology claim ‘we was bit by bats!’  Bats that are 900 miles away.  Uh, okay.[xviii]
  9. 2021 Friday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information III– The Centers for Disease Control loosens mask requirements for summer campers.  Next, the federal government says it’s ‘okay’ for employers to offer incentives to have their employees get vaccinated.   Meanwhile, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas wants Americans to have COVID-19 passports when traveling abroad but when illegals flood across the border or visitors come here, nope, no big deal.  Elsewhere, conservative luminary Victor David Hanson told Tucker Carlson that ‘nine people during the COVID-19 global pandemic made $20 billion creating and releasing the Chi-Vi vaccines.’  (Note- many of us believe that this is the reason WHY they are pushing everyone to get vaccinated all the way down to young kids which is their plan by the end of this year- EVERYONE.   Speaking of vaccinations, it was curious sight before Congress as the medical bigwigs testifying could not even put the finger on the numbers of their employees who have gotten vaccinated for the Kung Flu.  We say, “F**k them.”).
  10. 2021 Friday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– It appears that Russian hackers are working on a new scheme targeting emails.  We await further developments.  Next, the German government officially recognizes the genocide they perpetrated in German Southwest Africa back before World War I erupted.  Known today as Namibia, Berlin is going to spend $1.2 billion on projects with which to repay their monstrous crimes.  Moving on, more than $2 billion worth of exports going to the European Union have been hammered with tariffs since Brexit became official.  Ah, it’s like being jilted, the jilted party wants to turn around and make YOU suffer. 
  11. 2021 Friday J: Foreign News / Overseas News II– French oil giant Total is rebranding itself as it moves towards renewable sources of energy.  My, my, my- very woke.  Elsewhere, Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán blows off accusations that his country is RACIST over not wanting to be invaded by hundreds of thousands of Muslims.  Some of us might be moving to Hungary as they seem like one of the few countries that wants to uphold its language, customs, and culture.  In other foreign and overseas news, a Hong Kong judge hands down additional time to pro-democracy leader Jimmy Lai and nine others involved with him (amazing how COVID-19 solved TWO problems for the Chi-Coms- pro-democracy in Hong Kong and Donald Trump in the U.S.).  Lai received an additional 14 months on his sentence while the other nine received an additional 18 months.  Such is justice in a Neo-Nazi hellhole of the People’s Republic of China- Sieg Heil!
  12. 2021 Friday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– President Donald J. Trump has said that ‘vast numbers of dead folks voted in 2020’ (which is no surprise to us); however, even stranger, many of them asked for absentee ballots.  Now that’s peculiar.  Meanwhile, a judge has halted the election audit in Fulton County, Georgia, after Democrats began raising holy hell about it.  Wait- if they had nothing to hide, why not encourage the audit?  Something does not add up here.  
  13. 2021 Friday L: Joe Biden News– Rep. Dan Bishop, R-NC 9th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is compromised by the Chi-Coms.’  Speaking of Joe Biden and his pals, the Chi-Coms, the leader of the regime says he will ‘release the Chi-Vi report in 90 days as long as there isn’t something within it that might embarrass his overlords in Beijing.’  Wow. In other disgusting news, the Daily Caller reported that Joe Biden looking at the young daughter of one of his flunkies, he said ‘she looks like she 19-years-old with her legs crossed.’  (Note- this is the sexual goober you people on the left claim is our ‘president?’  We’re so proud).
  14. 2021 Friday M: Business News– Hong Kong-based JD Logistics in its IPO is valued at $248 billion.  Next, Boeing reaches a deal with the FAA to pay $17 million over the problems its new jetliner suffered.  Elsewhere, Hyundai announces plans to slash half its lineup of vehicles to concentrate on EVs.  Boy, oh, boy. 
  15. 2021 Friday N: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– entertainer Bill Cosby won’t get early release because he refuses to attend sexual deviate classes in jail.  (Note- if the man DIDN’T do the crimes of which he went to prison, doesn’t attending those classes confirm that you did?  Catch 22 folks).   Elsewhere, the illegal alien who murdered Mollie Tibbetts back in 2018- Cristhian Bahena Rivera- was convicted of her murder today.  Justice has been served.   Meanwhile, Hunter Biden reportedly bragged about smoking crack with former D.C. mayor and famous crackhead Marion Berry. Wow.  Something of which to brag, Hunter. Second to last, California authorities are offering $300 thousand reward to find out who the hell murdered Aiden in a fit of road rage about a week ago.  Finally, noted legal scholar and professor Dr. Alan Dershowitz says the CNN lawsuit is all about misleading the ticket.  
  16. 2021 Friday O: Political News I–  Governor J.B. Pritzker, DS-IL, seeks to end a program that helps disadvantaged kids get into private schools.  Wow.  Next, in New Mexico as the race to fill the seat of now-U.S. Secretary of the Interior Debra Haaland heats up, it appears that another seat might go to the Republicans.  The special election will occur on June 1, 2021.   Meanwhile, the Senate vote to create the January 06, 2021, Commission so wanted by House Democrats goes down in smoke even though the usual suspects among the RINOs voted in favor of it.[xix]   Elsewhere, the world learns that the ‘Durham Probe’ has spent $1.5 million; however, President Donald J. Trump and former Rep. Trey Gowdy wonder for what?
  17. 2021 Friday P: Political News II– Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen banned critical race theory as being discriminatory. Former Governor Bobby Jindal, R-LA, says ‘CRT is a way for the left to attack our kids in school.’ [xx] Next, a new poll says that ’73-percent of GOP voters believe that what happened on January 6, 2021, was indeed a FALSE FLAG OPERATION in which, ultra-leftists infiltrated and instigated the subsequent events.’  Hell, all one need do is to open one’s eyes and there’s the truth.  Next, Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says he plans to FORCE a vote in June on H.R. 1/S.R. 1, the voter theft bill.
  18. 2021 Friday Q: Political News III– House Republicans are putting forth two bills with which to confirm the origins of the Wuhan Virus.  God bless them.  Next, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov slapped two new judges onto the Empire State’s appellate courts.  He NEEDS friends in high places to protect him.  Speaking of New York, Pro-Life protesters won a victory that will allow them to continue protesting this abominable practice that no moral country should ever permit the way it’s permitted here.  Meanwhile, Rep. Barry Moore, R-AL 2nd congressional district, says of Joe Biden’s $6 trillion budget that it’s ‘criminal.’  He says instead of mailing checks to people’s mailboxes as ‘COVID-19 relief,’ it would make more sense to get people back to work and give them a tax holiday for as long as possible.’  Finally, since Mayor Lori “The Bigot” Lightfoot said, ‘white reporters can no longer interview her,’ some smartass has served her with a lawsuit.  Good for them.
  19. 2021 Friday R: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Noted conservative icon Todd Starnes says that a teacher in Virginia has been placed on leave for refusing to affirm that biological boys can become biological girls which they flipping can’t.  The Board of Education in Virginia placed this teacher on leave as they continue pushing this crackpot crap.  Folks, Myra Breckinridge was a flipping movie and anyone who continues pushing this crap is doing it as a way of damaging the country.  Perhaps it would be better if the jihadists did take the country over.  Rooftops in every city would be extremely busy.  Moving on, liberal MP William Amos of Canada was forced to apologize for peeing in a bottle while on a conference call with other lawmakers.
  20. 2021 Friday S: Miscellaneous News I– Florida teachers are going to receive a $1,000 bonus thanks to the DeSantis administration.  Speaking of Governor DeSantis, he says the vast majority of Floridians support the GOP.  Elsewhere, the San Francisco Teachers Union now backs Hamas and condemns Israel.   Meanwhile, Patrice Cullors, extremely wealthy co-founder of Black Lives Matter and owner of luxury homes is going to retire now that she’s ‘got hers.’  Wow.  What a bunch of losers.
  21. 2021 Friday T: Miscellaneous News II– The United States Postal Service is raising first class postage to $0.58.  In other news, we learn that the San Jose, California, train yard shooter was facing disciplinary action for bigoted and racist behavior.  There you go and the man becomes a mass shooter. 
  22. 2021 Friday U: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1663 with a $34 million jackpot on the line for some lucky soul: 10, 14, 20, 47, 70, and Mega 15.  Out of 51,417 winning tickets in California, the highest winner were two people who had FOUR plus the Mega for a prize of $6,833 apiece.
  23. 2022 Saturday: We’re hoping this weekend will be a slow one news-wise but folks, the way things are going in this country what with all the communists running amok both here in this country and around the world, it could be a terribly busy one…

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This artwork is #0844 a 9” x 12” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Tropical Shores.”  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 by the Beach Boys for some unknown reason was panned when in fact, it is among our favorites of their so-called ‘early-mid stage’ recordings.  “20/20” came out on February 10, 1969, and has some of our most favorite tunes on it.  Tunes like the live favorite, “Do It Again,” “I Can Hear Music,” “Bluebirds over the Mountain,” the raunchiest Beach Boys tune ever- “All I Want to Do” (hard-rocking, too), as well as the beautiful instrumental, “The Nearest Faraway Place.”  Also on this amazing record is a lovely cover of “Cotton Fields,” as well as “Our Prayer” and “Cabinessence.”  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass), as well as some other musicians with which to round out the overall sound.

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[i] We promoted the music of the world-famous Creedence Clearwater Revival beginning on Saturday, 16-November-2013 through Saturday, 07-December-2013.  Being the inattentive morons that we were back then, we neglected to promote the music of the band’s individual members.  We hope to do this one day so folks, keep vigilant for the day when we do.

[ii] We began promoting the music of the famous acid rock band from Texas- the 13th Floor Elevators- beginning on Tuesday, 14-May-2013 through Thursday, 06-June-2013.  We would encourage everyone to seek the music of this legendary band out and adding it to their collections.  You will be glad you did.

[iii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvi] Rep. Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, says ‘it’s difficult to ignore the Wuhan Institute of Virology as being the source of the Chi-Vi.’

[xvii] Arizona has passed a bill forbidding revocation of business licenses without first proving beyond the shadow of a doubt the business fully intended to be a willful spreader of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.

[xviii] Leakers within the federal government in the know claim the U.S. has a treasure trove of intelligence data on the Wuhan Institute of Virology and the experiments occurring there.  The question is, WILL Chi-Com-loving Joe Biden possess the balls to share the truth.

[xix] A slobbering Joe Biden says the probe into the events of January 6, 2021, is ‘important to him.’  Dude, you can’t even remember what happened yesterday much less 4.5-5 months ago.

[xx] Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes says, ‘CRT is crazy, that he took it years ago in law school and that this crazy crap was nothing like it now is.’  According to him, CRT ascribes racism to everything and puts equity over merit-based outcomes.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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[i] And people say there is NO God. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

125. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MAY 05, 2022

1954 Wednesday: At Dien Bien Phu, French troops fighting at Claudine 5 are shocked to see a platoon of Moroccan soldiers cut their way through the wire and cross over to surrender to the enemy. The People’s Army immediately launched attacks on this site which cost the French Foreign Legionnaires at least seven men. Once the attack was repulsed through superior force of arms, the remaining Moroccan troops were stripped of their weapons and propelled to join other deserters clustering around the Nam Youm River.

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125. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MAY 05, 2022:

Cinco de Mayo (fake ‘Mexican holiday’[i]); Yom Ha’atzmaut; National Day of Prayer and West Virginia Day of Prayer

Acting U.S. Secretary for Homeland Security David Pekoske; Famed Chef and Culinary Genius James Beard; Black Sabbath featuring Bill Ward, Family featuring Jim King, and the Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship featuring Papa John Creach:

  1. 1045 Monday: The reign of the 148th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory V commences today.  He would lead all of Christendom from today until December 20, 1046.
  2. 1260 Wednesday: Kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire on this date.
  3. 1430 Wednesday: The citizens of Speyer, Germany, expel their Jewish citizens.
  4. 1494 Saturday: On his second voyage to the New World, Christopher Columbus sights the Caribbean island of Jamaica, which he named Santa Gloria.
  5. 1762 Wednesday: Russia and East Prussia sign a treaty of peace.
  6. 1798 Saturday: U.S. Secretary of War William McHenry ordered that the USS Constitution be made ready for sea.  The navy launched the frigate on October 21, 1797, but had never put it to sea.  
  7. 1813 Wednesday: Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard considered the father of existentialism, was born in Copenhagen.
  8. 1814 Thursday: During the War of 1812, the British attack Ft. Ontario, at Oswego, New York.
  9. 1818 Tuesday: Political philosopher (and communist POS) Karl Marx, co-author of “The Communist Manifesto” and of “Das Kapital,” was born in Prussia.
  10. 1821 Saturday: Napoleon Bonaparte, 51, died in exile on the island of St. Helena.
  11. 1847 Wednesday: The American Medical Association organizes.
  12. 1862 Monday: Mexican troops defeated French occupation troops in the Battle of Puebla.  The French Foreign Legion fought to the last man and the last bullet in defense of their retreating comrades.  (The Cinco de Mayo holiday commemorates Mexico’s victory).
  13. 1865 Friday: With the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, slavery was no more.  What is important to note is that the Republican Party is the creator and proponent of this amendment, not the Democrats who more than 157 years later claim to be the defenders and protectors of black Americans.  No, the Dems are the party of slavery, of the KKK, of burning crosses, of prison farms, of ‘separate but equal,’ red-lining, discrimination, the destruction of the black family.  The Democrats are the slave-holders who have exchanged their black slaves to lives dependent upon welfare while making the illegal aliens their new class of slaves, perpetual low-wage slaves only valued at election time.  NEVER permit the Democrats to lie to YOU that they and ONLY they are the defenders of black Americans. 
  14. 1877 Saturday: To avoid harassment from the United States Army under the command of Colonel Nelson Miles, Sitting Bull leads his band of Lakota people into Canada.
  15. 1881 Thursday: Anti-Jewish rioting breaks out in Kiev, Ukraine.
  16. 1891 Tuesday: New York’s Carnegie Hall (then named “Music Hall”) had its official opening night.
  17. 1892 Thursday: Congress extended the Geary Chinese Exclusion Act for 10 more years.  The act required Chinese in the U.S. to register or face deportation.   
  18. 1893 Friday: The Panic of 1893 occurs as the New York Stock Exchange suffers a major financial downturn.
  19. 1903 Wednesday: In Portland, Oregon, future culinary genius, author, and chef, James Beard is born.  The man is the absolute all-time guru on the art of bread-baking.
  20. 1904 Thursday: Pitcher Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox pitched the third perfect game in the major leagues against the Philadelphia Athletics.  It was the FIRST perfect game under modern rules.
  21. 1908 Tuesday: The Great White (U.S.) Fleet arrives in San Francisco, California.
  22. 1912 Sunday: Soviet Communist Party newspaper Pravda commences publication.
  23. 1916 Friday: To restore order and to protect American interests, U.S. Marines invade the Caribbean nation of the Dominican Republic and remain there until 1924.
  24. 1917 Saturday: “Papa John” Creach, famed violinist with the San Franciscan rock bands of the 1970’s-1980’s (Hot Tuna[ii], the Jefferson Airplane[iii], and the Jefferson Starship[iv]) was born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, on this date in history.
  25. 1920 Wednesday: Democratic President Woodrow Wilson outlaws the Communist Labor Party in the U.S.  Thank God, he did something right.  A century later, the Democratic Party has become the ‘Communist Labor Party.’  He must be rolling over in his grave.
  26. 1925 Tuesday: Schoolteacher John T. Scopes was charged in Tennessee with violating a state law that prohibited teaching the theory of evolution; the jury found Scopes guilty, but his conviction was later set aside.
  27. 1934 Saturday: Columbia Pictures released the first Three Stooges short, “Woman Haters” on this date.
  28. 1936 Tuesday: The Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa fell to the invading Italian Fascists.  Fascist military and Black Shirt units stage a victory parade through the ancient capitol of Africa’s only independent kingdom.
  29. 1941 Monday: Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie returned to Addis Ababa after the Italians were driven out with the help of Allied forces.
  30. 1942 Tuesday: Wartime sugar rationing commenced in the United States on this date.  Meanwhile, Jim King, future horn player for the English rock band, Family[v], was born in Kettering, Northamptonshire, UK, on this date.  He provided part of the distinctive sound of the early band. 
  31. 1944 Friday: The Red Army launches its offensive against Sebastopol in Nazi-occupied Crimea.  The Germans cling to the city like rats with many of their Rumanian allies throwing down their weapons and surrendering- the Rumanians know the jig is up whereas the Germans will fight as long as possible to delay the Red Army’s progress.  Meanwhile, the British release Mahatma Gandhi from prison.
  32. 1945 Saturday: The Allies liberate Mauthausen Concentration Camp.  Meanwhile, in the only fatal attack of its kind during World War II, a Japanese balloon bomb exploded on Gearhart Mountain in Oregon, killing the pregnant wife of a minister and five children.  Elsewhere, as the German surrender began to go into effect, the Allies liberated Denmark and the Netherlands.
  33. 1947 Monday: Future drummer with Black Sabbath[vi]—Bill Ward—is born in Aston, Birmingham, UK, on this date.  Ward would perform with the band throughout the 1970s and then off and on throughout the 1980s and 1990s, and even beyond.
  34. 1954 Wednesday: At Dien Bien Phu, French troops fighting at Claudine 5 are shocked to see a platoon of Moroccan soldiers cut their way through the wire and cross over to surrender to the enemy.  The People’s Army immediately launched attacks on this site which cost the French Foreign Legionnaires at least seven men.  Once the attack was repulsed through superior force of arms, the remaining Moroccan troops were stripped of their weapons and propelled to join other deserters clustering around the Nam Youm River.  These so-called ‘internal deserters’ were men who were unable to sustain the fight and could no longer follow orders.  They lurked in wrecked aircraft and came out at night to compete for air-dropped supplies.  Morale is flagging within the base.[vii]
  35. 1955 Thursday: West Germany became a fully sovereign state.  Meanwhile, the baseball musical, “Damn Yankees” opened on Broadway.  Elsewhere, in Meridien, Connecticut, future Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary David Pekoske is born.  A member of no declared political party, he would serve under President Joe Biden from January 20, 2021, to February 02, 2021.
  36. 1961 Friday: Astronaut Alan B. Shepherd Jr. became the America’s first space traveler as he made a 15-minute suborbital flight aboard Freedom 7, a Mercury capsule launched from Cape Canaveral.
  37. 1965 Wednesday: The first large-scale U.S. Army ground units arrive in South Vietnam to aid the government of that nation by destroying the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese main force units.
  38. 1972 Friday: At the Armory in Akron, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers beats Lou Bailey by knockout at 1:07 of the second round of a 10-round bout; this improves his record to 39-2.
  39. 1973 Saturday: Secretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of its Triple Crown victories.  Meanwhile, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Ellis improves his record to 38-7 by beating Rico Brooks at 0.48 of the fifth round of a 10-round bout.  The fight occurred in Phoenix, Az. 
  40. 1978 Friday:  Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds registered his 3,000th major league hit.   Meanwhile, the famed Ben and Jerry’s ice cream had its beginnings as Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield opened an ice cream parlor at a converted gas station in Burlington, Vermont.
  41. 1979 Saturday: Voyager 1 passes the planet, Jupiter.
  42. 1980 Monday: The ongoing siege at the Iranian Embassy in London comes to an end as Special Forces and the police storm the building.
  43. 1981 Tuesday: Irish Republican Army hunger striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland in his 66th day without food.
  44. 1987 Tuesday: The congressional Iran-Contra hearings opened with former Air Force Major General Richard V. Secord the leadoff witness.
  45. 1994 Thursday: Singapore caned American teenager Michael Fay for vandalism, a day after the sentence underwent reduction from six lashes to four in response to an appeal from President Bill Clinton. 
  46. 2000 Friday: An interplanetary/satellite conjunction occurs as the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the Moon line up across the Solar System.
  47. 2003 Monday: Searchers using dogs and heavy equipment went from one crumbled home to another after tornado-packed storms flattened communities in four Midwestern states.  Meanwhile, in Colombia, a botched rescue attempt resulted in the deaths of a state governor, former defense minister and eight other hostages being held by rebels; three hostages survived.  Finally, Walter Sisulu, the quiet giant of South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle for five decades died in Johannesburg at age 90. 
  48. 2008 Monday: Three men underwent arrest and beating by Philadelphia police officers after a vehicle chase in a scene videotaped by a WTXF-TV news helicopter.  A jury later acquitted the men of attempted murder and all other charges stemming from a shooting that led to their arrests; four of the 18 police officers at the scene suffered firing while several others underwent disciplinary reviews.   Elsewhere, on the New York Mercantile Exchange, U.S. oil futures contracts hit the incredible amount of $122 per barrel.
  49. 2009 Tuesday: Connie Culp, America’s first face transplant recipient, appeared before reporters at the Cleveland Clinic.  Culp underwent the procedure after being shot by her husband in a failed murder-suicide attempt.  Elsewhere, the World Health Organization announces that confirmed cases of H1N1 Swine Flu have now reached 1,490.
  50. 2010 Wednesday: Off the coast of East Africa- 500 miles, no less- Somali pirates seize control of a Russian oil tanker Moscow University with a crew of 23 souls aboard.  Not good.  We suspect the Russians are going to light them up.
  51. 2011 Thursday: Across Syria as protests continue to get out of control, the Syrian government begins mobilizing more troops and firing up the engines of their tanks.  They will proceed to various hotspots and put an end to this stupidity.   In some of the towns and cities, anti-government thugs have even toppled statues commemorating President Bashar al-Assad’s father, the founder of the modern country which is outrageous.
  52. 2012 Saturday: The moon forms a super moon as it gets the closest to the earth for the year.  Meanwhile, five terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, including 9-11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammad appear before a military tribunal.  More than a decade later, these same POS will still be there awaiting trial.  WTF?
  53. 2013 Sunday: The world’s first plastic gun, produced by a 3-D printer by Defense Distributed, test-fires successfully in Austin, Texas; this leads security officials to voice fear that plastic weapons would not be detected at airport screenings, leading to acts of terrorism.   Elsewhere, former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, seriously wounded in a 2011 shooting at a Tucson, Arizona, shopping mall, received the 2013 Profile in Courage award at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston.
  54. 2014 Monday: According to Brainy History, polio is on the rise as unvaccinated refugees travel across borders; though most prevalent in Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan, infections are now appearing in other parts of Asia and Africa; young children are the most vulnerable.  Meanwhile, a narrowly divided Supreme Court upheld Christian prayers at the start of local council meetings.  Finally, Philadelphia guard Michael Carter-Williams won the NBA’s Rookie of the Year Award.
  55. 2015 Tuesday: What’s more, according to Brainy History, Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, announce the name of their baby girl, Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.  Elsewhere, following ongoing mistreatment of its citizens and violations of their rights, Jakarta bans its citizens from working as domestics anywhere in the Middle East.  Who can blame them?  Can’t work for the Chi-Coms either…
  56. 2016 Thursday: Due to out-of-control wildfires at Fort McMurray, the Canadian province of Alberta declares a state of emergency and begins the evacuation of 80,000 residents in the area.   Elsewhere, following the discovery of yet another tunnel running from the Gaza Strip into Israel and additional attacks by militants, Israel responds with tank artillery fire killing some Palestinians including a woman.  Moral of the story- stop attacking Israel and you will be fine Gazans.
  57. 2017 Friday: Effective at midnight, an agreement reached by Russia, Turkey, and Iran will establish a ‘safe zone’ in northern Syria through which NO military aircraft will navigate, including American warplanes.  The ‘safe zone’ will also prohibit military action on the ground.   The United Nations is ecstatic that some semblance of civilization will be restored although Syrian military opposition and jihadists such as ISIS refuse to acknowledge or accept.
  58. 2018 Saturday: NASA launched the Mars In Sight lander from California on a flight of more than six months to the red planet, where the robot geologist would dig deeper into the Martian surface than ever before.  Elsewhere, Palestinians are up to no good once again as a large blast erupts near the town of Deir al-Balah blows at least six Palestinians to kingdom come while injuring numerous others.  Hamas thugs point the jihadist finger at the Israelis who point theirs right back.  Sounds like a case of bomb-making gone bad.  Sad.
  59. 2019 Sunday: Due to Palestinian intransigence and transgression over the past several days, four Israeli and 23 Palestinian citizens lie dead and countless others injured.   Meanwhile, at Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, at least 41 die and numerous others are injured as a Russian Aeroflot airliner comes back and makes an emergency landing.   Elsewhere, Juan Guido, president of the nation’s National Assembly, says he is considering a request with which to get the U.S. to invade the country and topple the communist POS dictator Nicolas “Bus Driver” Maduro.
  60. 2020 Tuesday: After the U.S. Supreme Court begins it session hearing arguments from a distance, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg goes to the hospital for what sounds to be an issue with gall or kidney stones.  Politics aside, we wish her a full recovery and a swift return to work.  This woman is amazing, she has survived numerous health crises in her life and always comes back strong.  God bless you.  Meanwhile, following yesterday’s charging of those involved in a plot to topple Venezuelan thug dictator Nicolas Maduro, President Donald J. Trump denies any involvement in the so-called ‘attempted coup.’
  61. 2020 Tuesday A: Meanwhile, the COVID-19 update for the day: confirmed cases globally stand at 3,659,271; confirmed deaths are 256,929; and confirmed recoveries are 1,197,735 which is extremely good.  In the United States, confirmed cases are 1,233,146, confirmed deaths are 71,921, and confirmed recoveries are 163,841.  In the states connected to this blog, stats for California confirmed cases stand at 56,705 while confirmed deaths are 2,309.  Sadly, Gov. Gavin Newsom won’t provide confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, confirmed cases are 625, confirmed deaths are 17 and confirmed recoveries are 551.  Finally, in Washington state, confirmed cases are 15,557 and confirmed deaths are 862.  No information on confirmed recoveries so Gov. Jay Inslee is behaving just like Gov. Newsom.  Shame on them.  Question: WHY won’t Democrat-controlled states present recovery statistics?  Finally, communist China’s statistics, the place where this curse began remains the same: confirmed cases: 88,423; confirmed deaths: 4,633; and confirmed recoveries: 81,785 same as they were a week ago.  Shame.
  62. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 155,802,002 confirmed cases, +823,116, 3,254,757  confirmed deaths, +14,035, and 133,945,619 confirmed recoveries, +90,024.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,315,190 confirmed cases, UP 40,075 from yesterday’s reporting, 593,097 confirmed deaths, UP 691,[viii] and 26,014,813 confirmed recoveries, UP 53,527.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]   
  63. 2021 Wednesday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, There Have Been 278,256 Chi-Vi Deaths In The United States- feeble old Joe, in another 280.29 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 185,277 deaths.    The AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says the Pfizer vaccine for teens should be approved by next week. 
  64. 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: 3,751,034 confirmed cases, 62,063 confirmed deaths, and 1,997,994 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,253,929 confirmed cases, 35,492 confirmed deaths, and 1,824,257 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,794 confirmed cases, 485 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 412,129 confirmed cases, 5,593 confirmed deaths, and 201,370 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Washington, D.C., a place  that wants two horrible senators should they become a flipping state: they have 48,041 confirmed cases, 1,109 confirmed deaths, but 33,988 confirmed recoveries as they won’t mention them.[x]   
  65. 2021 Wednesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,767 confirmed cases, 6,370 confirmed deaths, and 831,218 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Venezuela, a place human fecal matter such as Antifa and Black Lives Matter emulate: 201,807 cases of the virus, 2,208 confirmed deaths and 184,161 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  66. 2021 Wednesday D:  Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,230.34, UP 97.31 points (+0.29%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,582.42, DOWN 51.08 points (-0.37%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,167.59, UP 2.93 points (+0.07%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.12 per barrel, -0.57 (-0.87%).  The price of GOLD is $1,784.90 per troy oz., +0.50 (+0.03%) while the price of SILVER is $26.51 per troy ounce, -0.02 (-0.08%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,225.90 per troy oz, -2.80 (-0.23%) while the price of COPPER is $4.52 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,964.82 per troy oz, -4.47 (-0.15%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.24.     In Nepalese Rupee, one greenback equals 118.26 and in New Israeli Shekel, a buck equals 3.27 and in Paraguayan Guarani, one dollar equals 6,727.00 of theirs.[xv]   Interesting note- prior to the announcement of their divorce, Bill Gates quietly and quickly moved $1.8 billion in stock to soon-to-be-ex-wife Melinda. 
  67. 2021 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 by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.057 per gallon, $2.871 in Florida, $3.807 in Hawaii, and $3.495 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Nevada: $3.513.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Ecuador: $1.910 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,251,982,318,772 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  68. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Rep. Bill Johnson, R-OH 6th congressional district, told Newsmax TV that the Dems are paying a ransom to Northern Triangle countries to keep their illegal aliens in their country.   Next, Tony Shaffer, president of the London Center for Policy Research and former President Donald J. Trump 2020 national security adviser says that socialism and the drug wars are driving people to flee Central America and come to the U.S.   Here’s a laugh- the Vermont state senate has passed a bill that will permit ILLEGAL ALIENS the right to vote in their state.  Wow.  Yet, they don’t want Americans to believe in the REPLACEMENT THEORY…
  69. 2021 Wednesday G: Biden Regime News I– Apparently, Joe Biden is eyeing clemencies early on in his career.  We are curious as to whom these people might be.    Next, the Biden regime is seeking a ‘special master’ to look into the seized electronic devices taken from Rudy Giuliani and Victoria Toensing.   Next, Joe Biden says he is ‘open’ to compromise on his corporate tax hike.  We’ll see.  Moving on, the White House is considering subsidies for nuclear power plants to help them meet climate targets.  Speaking of ‘climate warriors,’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (CPUSA-NY 14th congressional district), aka “The Fly,” aka “Baby Evita,” aka Sandy Cortez and Senator Ed Markey, CPUSA-MA, are pushing a $10 billion, 1.5-million-strong (of little Marxists) Civilian Climate Corps because the planet has a fever.  F**k these people.
  70. 2021 Wednesday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– We learn today that thanks to the Chi-Vi, 20 million more Americans (many of them probably illegal aliens) were beset by food crises last year which means Joe Biden will be giving taxpayer dollars to illegals.  Can’t have them go hungry now, can we?   Elsewhere, the founder of BioNTech prophesizes that the Chi-Vi pandemic will continue until sometime in mid-2022, a date we are sure the Democrats hope will extend to the 2022 Mid-Term Elections so they can try to steal those elections, too.   In other COVID-19 news, over half of the people in the world’s democracies feel that governments repressed freedoms and liberties.  Meanwhile, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, blasts the FAKE NEWS MEDIA for labeling the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in the Mount Rushmore State in the summer a ‘super-spreader event.’  That’s the FAKE NEWS MEDIA, always causing trouble via disinformation and misinformation.  F**k them.  Finally, the U.S. Patent Office- at the direction of Joe Biden- is considering waiving patent rights on the vaccines to fight the Chi-Vi so everyone can jump into mass-producing this crap.   (Interesting tidbit- a U.S. federal court has overturned the moratorium on evictions.  Good.  Someone has to help landlords).
  71. 2021 Wednesday I: Social Media News And Big Tech News– Facebook votes to keep President Donald J. Trump banned but orders another ‘review’ down the road.   Once this news came out, President Trump blasted Facebook, Twitter, and Google as a ‘total disgrace’ (which they truly are).  Meanwhile, we learn that Iowa officials coordinated with BIG TECH to censor all posts related to the 2020 Presidential Election- so says Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch.
  72. 2021 Wednesday J: Political News I– Each day that passes, it appears more and more likely that Rep. Liz Cheney[xix], RINO-WY, is going to be toast as more and more Republicans are turning on the RINOs plaguing the GOP.[xx]  We hope she is out ASAP.  Meanwhile, Jared Kushner forms the Abraham Accord Institute with which to continue pushing for peace around the world.   Next, the POS head of the Democratic Party in Lamar County, Texas, who called Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, an “Oreo,” offered his resignation earlier in the day but then Democrats in his county would not accept it.  Gary O’Connor is such a loveable guy; his fellow Dems don’t want to see the scumbag go.  Well, we do.   
  73. 2021 Wednesday K: Foreign News / Overseas News I– the president of El Salvador has taken over the country’s supreme court (look for Joe Biden to do something similar in the U.S.).  Elsewhere, violence breaks out in Columbia over the government raising taxes on its people.  The protesters, stupidly enough, are demanding socialism.   Next, those good-humored mullahs in Iran released a truly hilarious video in which it showed their military forces blowing up the U.S. Capitol Building.  Good.  We should blow their seat of government off the flipping map.  Now.  Elsewhere, former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates security assistance to Afghanistan be continued even as U.S. forces pull out of that hellish country.  Yes.  We must.  Otherwise, we will be fighting them here in the streets of the U.S.  Hell, they are already here coming across the southern border.  Thank you, Joe, thank you.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is in London meeting with the G7 leaders.
  74. 2021 Wednesday L: Miscellaneous News I– After a report of one child’s death and numerous injuries, Peloton is recalling its treadmills.  Next, following the resignation of a top attorney, Coca-Cola pauses its controversial diversity plan.  Ah, the pause that refreshes.   Meanwhile, the state of Texas stops a Chi-Com energy company from purchasing Lone Star State land next to a military base.  Wow.  Thank you.   Elsewhere, LeBron “King of Fecal Matter” James apologizes for having started the wrong conversation about the police officer who was forced by the actions of Ma’ Khia Bryant to take her life before she stabbed another girl to death.  (Note- LeBron is little more than a BIG IDIOT over-amped on steroids and social media-likes.  Dumb ass).  Speaking of Black Lives Matter, a New Jersey police officer was fired for calling BLM ‘terrorists.’  They are TERRORISTS.  We have no problem calling spades ‘spades.’
  75. 2021 Wednesday M: Miscellaneous News II– Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov, aka the Gropin’ Gov, says that ‘Broadway will be open 100-percent by September.’  Uh, okay, trying to save your job, are we?  Next, Atlanta is ordered by the courts to reinstate a police officer they terminated who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks last year.  If you recall, Mr. Brooks was cooperating with cops after falling asleep in a drive-through lane at a fast-food restaurant and then began to fight.  Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms made sure Officer Garrett Rolfe was canned so she could maintain her bona fides with the BLM movement.  Glad to see you back, officer.  Moving on, a new law being considered could upend the firearms industry.   Laugh of the day, some POS New York City gunman got himself arrested after police read his social media posts.  Next, Sid Miller, Agriculture commissioner for Texas says that IF farmers are being discriminated against by Joe Biden, join our class action lawsuit.  Finally, Governor Ron DeSantis signs a new budget that will bestow $1,000 bonuses on law enforcement officers and first-responders.  
  76. 2021 Wednesday N: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws- First, here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #1656 with a $45 million jackpot on the line: 06, 11, 17, 27, 39, and Mega 19.   Out of 119,647 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers but NO MEGA for a prize of $10.335 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Lanes Market in Dorris, CA 90263; (2) Lucky Zone Lottery and Cigarettes in Los Angeles, CA 90014; (3) Chevron in El Monte, CA 91731; and (4) Adobe Beverage and Deli in Petaluma, CA 94954.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #843: 16, 23, 28, 40, 63, and Powerball 01.  Out of 58,518 winning tickets, the highest winners were 35 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $481 apiece.  Good for them!
  77. 2022 Thursday: You know the drill…looks like the Chi-Coms and their Democratic Party WOKE stooges are screwing with our numbers…

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Robbie Robertson’s next solo album came out on September 20, 2019, and is a return to form among his growing discography of music.  The famed guitarist returned to his rock-and-roll roots and to show off his chops, Robertson brings together large numbers of musicians to perform his music along with him.  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] Cinco De Mayo commemorates the victory of Mexican rebels over the French Foreign Legion, troops fighting for Emperor Maximillian.  In modern times, restaurants and bars have given it new life so they can increase alcohol and food sales.  Police departments across the land make mass arrests of drunken drivers, thus increasing local municipality coffers.

[ii] We promoted the music of Hot Tuna beginning on Tuesday, 24-April-2012 through Thursday, 23-May-2012.

[iii] 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.

[iv] See previous footnote.

[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 catalog so we hope to correct those mistakes sometime within the next five years.

[vi] We hope to offer the music of Black Sabbath sometime in the next decade.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xix] It would appear that Elise Stefanik is being pushed to take her place.  Many say she is no better than “Crazy Cheney.” Steve Scalise is backing Ms. Stefanik.  You know who would be good in this sport?  Jim Jordan.  There, we said it.

[xx] Speaking of Liz Cheney, President Donald J. Trump continues blasting ‘warmonger’ Cheney and ‘gutless’ Mitch McConnell.

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.

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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.

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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.

52. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2022

2017 Tuesday: Along the coastline of Zawiya, Libya, the bodies of 87 African migrants wash ashore. They were the lucky ones as ISIS was selling other Sub-Saharan Africans as slaves in various marketplaces.

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52. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2022:

U.S. Attorneys General William M. Evarts and Ebenezer R. Hoar; U.S. Secretary of State William M. Evarts; Senator Mark Kelly; French Impressionist and Realist Gustave Caillebotte, Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels; Alice Cooper featuring Tommy Henricksen, the Grateful Dead featuring Vince Welnick, the Jackson Five, Love featuring Johnny Echols, the Monkees featuring Peter Tork, Starship featuring Cathy Richardson, Talking Heads featuring Jerry Harrison, Evangelist Billy Graham, and Uriah Heep featuring Paul Newton:

  1. 1173 Wednesday: The 170th Roman Pope Alexander III canonizes Thomas Beckett archbishop of Canterbury.
  2. 1431 Monday: England commences its trial against Joan of Arc.
  3. 1513 Friday: The reign of the 216th Roman Catholic Pope Julius II ends on this date.  He first became Vicar of Christ on October 31, 1503.
  4. 1613 Thursday: The Russian National Assembly unanimously chooses Mikhail Romanov, age 16, to be the next czar, who, begins a dynasty that would last for three centuries until World War I and the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 toppled it.
  5. 1730 Tuesday: The reign of the 245th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XIII ends on this date.  He first became the shepherd of all Roman Catholics on May 29, 1724.
  6. 1792 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress passes the Presidential Succession Act.
  7. 1795 Saturday: Under the new French constitution, the people have the right to freedom of religion.
  8. 1804 Tuesday: In Wales, engineers demonstrated the first self-propelled locomotive on rails to an admiring public.
  9. 1816 Wednesday: Future 30th Attorney General of the United States Ebenezer R. Hoar is born in Concord, Massachusetts.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 05, 1869, to March 03, 1870.
  10. 1842 Monday: In the United States, John Greenough receives a patent from the federal government for the first known sewing machine.
  11. 1848 Monday: Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels published the worst book in the history of the world, one that has caused more than 120,000,000 deaths wherever its philosophy has used, The Communist Manifesto, on this date.  Currently, the two authors burn in the fiery pits of hell for their perfidy.
  12. 1857 Saturday: The U.S. Congress outlaws the use of foreign currency as legal tender in the U.S.
  13. 1858 Sunday: In Boston, Massachusetts, engineers installed the first electric burglar alarm.
  14. 1862 Friday: In Val Verde, New Mexico, Texas Rangers win the battle for the Confederacy during the Civil War.  Elsewhere, the CSA declares the Confederate Constitution and the presidency as permanent.
  15. 1864 Sunday: First U.S. Catholic Parish for blacks is dedicated in Baltimore, Maryland.
  16. 1866 Wednesday: Lucy B. Hobbs became the first woman to graduate from a dental school with the college being the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in Cincinnati.
  17. 1874 Saturday: The Oakland Daily Tribune begins publication.
  18. 1878 Thursday: The first telephone directories in the U.S. went to residents of New Haven, Connecticut—it was single page with ONLY 50 entries.
  19. 1885 Saturday: The Washington Monument undergoes dedication on this date.
  20. 1887 Monday: Oregon becomes the first U.S. state to make Labor Day a holiday.
  21. 1901 Thursday: In New York City, N.Y., former 29th U.S. Attorney General William M. Evarts died at age 83.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from July 17, 1868, to March 03, 1869, and then became 27th U.S. secretary of state and finally a New York senator in the U.S. Senate.
  22. 1902 Friday: Dr. Harvey Cushing, the first U.S. brain surgeon, performs his first operation.
  23. 1912 Wednesday: The Great Fifth Ward Fire broke out in Houston; although property losses topped $3 million, no one died in the fire.
  24. 1915 Sunday: The World’s Fair opens in San Francisco, California.
  25. 1916 Monday: During World War I in France, the Battle of Verdun commenced, and it eventually ended with France beating Germany on December 18, 1916.
  26. 1922 Tuesday: Great Britain grants Egypt independence.
  27. 1925 Saturday: The New Yorker magazine made its debut.
  28. 1931 Saturday: The stomach acid remedy, Alka Seltzer hits the market.
  29. 1940 Wednesday: John Lewis, future U.S. Congressman from the Peach State’s 5th congressional district from 1987 until his death on July 17, 2020, is born in the city of Troy, Georgia.
  30. 1941 Thursday: As the Fascist Italian troops are struggling in Greece, their German allies are passing through Axis ally Bulgaria on their way to give them a hand.
  31. 1942 Friday: The U.S. Army Air Corps is setting up bases in Great Britain, preparing for the great air war over Occupied Europe. 
  32. 1943 Saturday:  Fighting in the Solomons Islands chain heats up as American forces wrest the Russell Islands from their Japanese occupiers.  On the Eastern Front, the survivors of the Stalingrad campaign- what’s left of the Italian Eighth Army- finally reach safety among friendly lines following a withdrawal of several hundred miles mostly on foot.
  33. 1944 Sunday: Fighting in pockets around the Anzio beach head continues but not in the intensity it’s been over the past four days.  German troops are still trying to probe the Allied lines but are having no success.  The battle will stalemate for a while longer as Allied forces build up an amazing number for a breakout and the race for Rome.
  34. 1945 Wednesday: During the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima, sustained kamikaze attacks sank the escort carrier, USS Bismarck Sea, a devastation, which ultimately claimed the lives of 318 U.S. Navy sailors.
  35. 1947 Friday: Edwin H. Land publicly demonstrated his Polaroid Land Camera, which could produce black-and-white photographs in 60 seconds of taking.  He did so to the Optical Society of America in New York City.  Elsewhere, future lead guitarist with the Los Angeles, CA, rock band, Love[i]—Johnny Echols—is born in Memphis, Tennessee.
  36. 1948 Saturday: Future member of the British hard rock band, Uriah Heep[ii]– Paul Newton (bass/backing vocals 1969-1971)- is born on this date in Hampshire, England.
  37. 1949 Monday: Future member of the New York City rock band, Talking Heads[iii]—Jerry Harrison (guitars/keyboards)—is born on this date in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  38. 1951 Wednesday: Vince Welnick, future keyboardist, and vocalist with both the Tubes[iv] and the Grateful Dead[v] was born on this date in Phoenix, Arizona; after the Dead disbanded due to the death of Jerry Garcia, he formed his own band, Missing Man Formation, in honor of Garcia.
  39. 1952 Thursday: Dick Button performs the first figure skating triple jump in competition.
  40. 1953 Saturday: Francis Crick and James Watson discover the structure of the DNA molecule.
  41. 1961 Tuesday: In Miami Beach, Florida, Cassius Clay puts his pro boxing record to 5-0 with a RTD over his opponent, Donnie Fleeman, in the 6th round of a scheduled 8-round bout.
  42. 1964 Friday: Future member of Alice Cooper[vi]— Tommy Henricksen (guitars 2011-present)—is born on this date in Port Jefferson Station, N.Y.  Elsewhere, in West Orange, New Jersey, future astronaut and U.S. Senator Mark Kelly, Democrat, is born.  A Democrat, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on December 02, 2020.
  43. 1965 Sunday: Assassins identified as members of the Nation of Islam shot Black Muslim leader and civil rights activist, Malcolm X, 39, to death inside New York’s Audubon Ballroom.  Many believe that the Minister Louis Farrakhan orchestrated the hit.  We believe him to be the prime culprit.  Three men took the rap, however, and were convicted of murder and sent to prison; all eventually were paroled.
  44. 1967 Tuesday: In the City of Brotherly Love, heavyweight boxer “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier scores a KO on opponent, Doug Jones, at the 2:28-minute mark of Round 6 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his pro record to 14-0.  Jones record went to 29-9-1 with the loss.
  45. 1968 Wednesday: An agreement between baseball players and club owners increased the minimum salary for major league players to $10,000 per year.
  46. 1969 Friday: Future vocalist with Starship[vii] (2008-present)—Cathy Richardson—is born on this date in Chicago, Illinois.
  47. 1970 Saturday: The Jackson Five[viii] make their television debut on “American Bandstand.”
  48. 1972 Monday: Richard Nixon becomes the first U.S. president to visit the People’s Republic of China.
  49. 1973 Wednesday: Israeli jets shoot down a Libyan airliner, killing 108 people aboard it.  Meanwhile, the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks record their 262nd game without another team scoring a shut out on them.  Elsewhere, down in Orlando, Florida, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Ellis scores a KO over opponent, Bob Felstein, at the 2:48 minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round bout to put his pro record to 35-7.
  50. 1974 Thursday: At the world-famous Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, heavyweight boxer Mike “Hercules” Weaver put his pro record to 5-4 with a 6-round bout on points over his opponent, Ellis McKinley. 
  51. 1975 Friday: Former President Richard M. Nixon cabinet members and aides, U.S. Attorney General John Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman, and John D. Ehrlichman receive sentences of 2-8 years in a federal prison.
  52. 1981 Saturday: In the United Kingdom, the authorities finally catch Peter Sutcliffe, the so-called “Yorkshire Ripper,” murderer of 13 women and put him in jail.  
  53. 1983 Monday: The NBA’s San Diego Clippers begin a 29-game road-losing streak.
  54. 1987 Saturday: The Syrian army marches into Beirut, Lebanon.
  55. 1988 Sunday: Televangelist Jimmy Swaggert confesses his sins to his congregation.
  56. 1991 Thursday: The USSR announces that Iraq has accepted a peace plan it brokered; however, the U.S. calls the plan, “unacceptable.”
  57. 1992 Friday: Kristi Yamaguchi of the United States won the gold medal in ladies’ figure skating at the Albertville Olympics; Midori Ito of Japan won the silver, and Nancy Kerrigan of the U.S. won the bronze.
  58. 1995 Tuesday: Chicago stockbroker Steve Fossett became the first person to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon.  He landed in Leader, Saskatchewan.
  59. 2003 Friday: Bill Maher’s political talk show “Real Time with Bill Maher” debuts on HBO.
  60. 2010 Sunday: The Chinese Ministry of Commerce announces foreign direct investment into China has risen for the sixth consecutive month, $8.3 billion year-on-year.
  61. 2012 Tuesday: European Zone finance ministers announce a second bailout for cash-strapped Greece.
  62. 2013 Thursday: Scientists discover that honeybees could sense electric fields around flowers, enabling them to identify specific flowers for pollination.  Meanwhile, Egypt’s government announces it will hold parliamentary elections later in the year.  Finally, 83 people die and 250 suffer injuries in a series of bombings across the Syrian city of Damascus.
  63. 2014 Friday:  According to Brainy History, G-20 nations discuss ending stimulus efforts in economically advanced nations while planning ways to increase global trade and employment opportunities to achieve global GDP growth.
  64. 2015 Saturday: Also, according to Brainy History, Turkey sends troops to Syria to rescue 40 guards and relocate remains from the tomb of Suleiman Shah, which ISIS militants now surround; the international community recognizes the site as Turkish territory.
  65. 2016 Sunday: ISIS, a member of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ carries out suicide bombings in Homs and Damascus, killing at least 140 people.  Next, airstrikes in Libya by U.S. warplanes on terrorist targets kill two Serbian hostages.  Elsewhere, a Michigan Uber driver is accused of murdering six people in a shooting. 
  66. 2017 Tuesday: Along the coastline of Zawiya, Libya, the bodies of 87 African migrants wash ashore.  They were the lucky ones as ISIS was selling other Sub-Saharan Africans as slaves in various marketplaces.  Meanwhile, to the shock of Democrats and leftists, President Donald J. Trump authorizes the Department of Homeland Security to commence rounding up and deporting illegal aliens wherever they uncover them, rather like the Operation Wetback of the late 1940s and early to mid-1950s.   A government’s first obligation is to ITS people, not illegal aliens.
  67. 2018 Wednesday: Famed televangelist Billy Graham, a man who provided counseling and support to every president from Harry S. Truman to George W. Bush, passed away in his sleep at age 99.  Elsewhere, following the now infamous St. Valentine’s Day Massacre 2018 in Tallahassee, Florida, gun control advocates, parents, teachers, students, and everyone else is demanding something be done to stop this stuff.  The shooter should never have been in school, but Obama era policies prevented educators from booting sickos and the police from behaving proactively rather reactively.  It is a horrible thing.  Meanwhile, students across the country stage walkouts in protest of such gun violence.
  68. 2019 Thursday: Multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Peter Tork, member of the Monkees[ix], passed away at age 77 on this date.  Meanwhile, a federal judge rules against U.S. Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta, accusing of him of having ‘broken the law’ back in 2008 when serial sexual abuser Jeffrey Epstein- good friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton, among others- when Acosta was the prosecutor in a sex case in which the wealthy business mogul was involved.  They gave the guy a sweetheart plea deal apparently.  You convict on what you can convict.  Epstein has been accused of mistreating numerous girls.
  69. 2020 Friday: On Fox News Channel, Democratic candidate Tom “Green Jeans” Steyer swears on the Bill Hemmer program that he ‘will be on the upcoming Tuesday night debate stage.’  He also promises that he is the only one who can defeat President Trump in November which is delusional.  His fellow Democrats want him and his best bud, “Tiny Mikey” Bloomberg as much as they want anal herpes.  We expect him either to drop out soon or go third party and contest for the Green Party (or Peace and Freedom Party) nomination.  Meanwhile, the Democrats are claiming that ‘Russia is going to help Trump steal the 2020 Election.’  Here we go again.  Question for Democrats: IF you so fear foreign involvement in U.S. presidential elections then why the f**k are you not demanding for ALL illegal aliens to be rounded up and deported immediately?  Finally, it looks like the jurors in the Harvey Weinstein multiple rape trial are going to find the POS guilty.  Elections have consequences, folks.  Had Hillary Rodham Clinton won in 2016, Harvey would still be raping young starlets.
  70. 2021 Sunday: Day 33 of the usurper Joe Biden Regime- will it ever end?  First, ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden says he has ‘no plans to invite Russia to upcoming G 7 talks; we bet he would invite the Chi-Coms if the other world powers would allow him.  Next, Joe Biden is considering Rahm “Dead Fish” Emanuel, former mayor of Chicago to be his ambassador to Japan.  However, outrage over this pathetic POS is growing on both sides of the aisle.  Still, we bet he gets the job.  In other ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden news, noted author and China expert Gordon Chang says, ‘the Chi-Coms have no respect for their stooge in the White House.’  We agree. 
  71. 2021 Sunday A: In other Chi-Com news, former NSA official Matthew Pottinger says there’s ‘plenty of evidence linking the Xi Jinping Bat Flu to both the Chi-Com military and to lax standards in the Wuhan Institute of Virology,’ which in our eyes, created the perfect storm of events to get Trump out of the White House.  Finally, the ‘Biden White House’ is talking to the Iranians, seeking to get detained Americans returned home.  (Probably going to require $1.5 billion in cash on pallets in the middle of the night, there, Joe, just like what you and Barack Obama did).
  72. 2021 Sunday B: New Mexico Democrat Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham finds herself in trouble, accused of using more $13,000 of the taxpayers’ money to buy groceries, alcohol, and on dry-cleaning bills.  Remove her from office.    Elsewhere, former White House adviser under President Donald J. Trump and immigration czar in the Trump administration- Stephen Miller- says, ‘Joe Biden’s immigration policy is madness.’  Speaking of this madness, RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel says, ‘Joe Biden is responsible for creating the crisis along the southern border.’  As if that’s not bad enough, Joe Biden’s Department of Homeland Security is dumping 25 illegal aliens per day into the San Diego, California, area as well into southern Texas in what appears to be a targeted dumping of unwanted illegal aliens who should be thrown back as soon as they are caught crossing the border.  And you don’t think the REPLACEMENT THEORY does not exist, that it’s another so-called ‘conspiracy theory.’  Bull crap.  Everything the liberals are doing, and which people recognize they’re doing, the scream “CONSPIRACY THEORY!”
  73. 2021 Sunday C: It’s official- President Donald J. Trump will be speaking at CPAC in Florida next week, his first speaking engagement since having the 2020 Presidential Election stolen from him (that’s right, I said it!).  Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-GA, says, ‘there’s no denying that the GOP belongs to Donald J. Trump.’  Period.   Meanwhile, Representative Ashley Hinson, R-IA, pushes back on the dimwit Bill Gates suggestion that Americans learn to eat synthetic beef.  Good.  Because anyone talking about ‘synthetic beef’ may as well be talking about ‘Soylent Green.’  Look for the movie.   
  74. 2021 Sunday D: Elsewhere, Representative Michael McCaul, R-TX, thanks ‘AOC for crossing the aisle and urging help to the suffering citizens of Texas.’   Finally, Congressman Steve Scalise, R-LA, says that ‘$60 billion already exists with which to reopen the nation’s schools.’  Why won’t the Dems use it?   Add to that the fact that Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson said that ‘Joe Biden missed an opportunity to work with the GOP on the stimulus with which to help the American people, beset by the Chinese Virus.’ 
  75. 2021 Sunday E: In Kentucky,  a black police officer is fired for having handed over the personal information on his fellow non-black police officers to Black Lives Matter communists.  Elsewhere, Camden County, Missouri, becomes the first Second Amendment sanctuary county in the state.  We want to see this spread to every freedom-loving part of the country.  Next, a NASA supply vessel on the way to the International Space Station bears the name Katherine Johnson named for one of the iconic mathematicians depicted in the film “Hidden Figures.”  She was the main black female whose calculations were spot on and enabled the United States to win the space race and to put men on the moon and to return them to Earth. 
  76. 2021 Sunday F: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 111,277,677 confirmed cases, +373,840, 2,464,390, confirmed deaths, +8,321, and 62,783,718 confirmed recoveries, +272,053.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 28,325,091 confirmed cases, up 64,375 from yesterday’s reporting, 502,493 confirmed deaths, UP 1,660, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported for nearly three-plus weeks now.  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 moron.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 172,892 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.  Shame on you, ‘Usurper Joe,’ shame on you.
  77. 2021 Sunday G: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,527,454 confirmed cases, 49,167 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,778 confirmed cases, 430 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 336,819 confirmed cases, 4,886 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Minnesota: currently, they have 479,104 confirmed cases, 6,500 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 750,043 confirmed cases, 5,577 confirmed deaths, and 693,730 confirmed recoveries. 
  78. 2021 Sunday H: The Boy Scouts of America welcome their first class of female Eagle Scouts.  Next, United to stop flights on some Boeing 777 planes.   Meanwhile, since we no longer watch Saturday Night Live, we learn today from news sources that the comedy show won’t portray either feeble old Joe Biden or his VP Kamala Harris.  That figures.  Elsewhere, a new poll shows that tourism and the hospitality industries are going to have a slow rebound, one not expected to occur until sometime in the end of Kamala Harris,’ uh, Joe Biden’s first term in 2024. 
  79. 2022 Monday: Please, stick around for any updates…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0748 a 9” x 12” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “High Desert Yucca.”  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 effort from famed axman Richard Thompson- “Live at Rock City, Nottingham, November ‘86”- came out on February 10, 2020, just in time for the Valentine’s Day holiday that year.  What a collection: 2 CDs featuring many of his most amazing musical tunes.  You get both the audio glory of the man and his band which is why we encourage everyone to buy it whatever the price.  Besides Mr. Thompson on all guitars and vocals, we have Rory McFarlane on bass, Clive Gregson on guitars, organ, and vocals, Christine Collister on guitars and vocals, John Kirkpatrick on accordions, and Gerry Conway on drums and percussion.  Folks, do not sell your ears short; no, visit whatever site it is you do for the absolute best in rock and roll music, give it a good listen, then pick it up in the format, the condition, and the price that works best for you.  You will be glad you did, and you can thank us later.

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[i] We began promoting the music of Love, the famed Los Angeles, California, rock band on Wednesday, 24-October-2012 through Friday, 16-November-2012.  Please seek out the music of this awesome band.  This group was among the best of the 1960s.

[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] Not sure as to when the AICPENDBLOG.COM will promote the music of the Talking Heads but when we do, you will also see the music of Blondie and Aerosmith shared as well.  Please, keep your eyes open for the day this magnificent event occurs. 

[iv] No clue as to when the music of the Tubes will occur.  We will keep the readership posted.

[v] 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.

[vi] We hope to offer the music of Alice Cooper one day so please keep posted until we do.  We think you will appreciate them, especially the original band.

[vii] 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.

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

[ix] Not sure when we will begin presenting the music of this famed American band- the Monkees- but when we do, we also do the solo catalogs of Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork.  Please stay tuned for more information.

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37. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 06, 2022, UPDATE A

Like it or not, COVID-19 numbers continue their rise in the United States while elsewhere in the world, they seem to be in decline…

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37. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 06, 2022, UPDATE A:

Like it or not, COVID-19 numbers continue their rise in the United States while elsewhere in the world, they seem to be in decline…

  1. 2022 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole: 395,980,545 confirmed cases, +2,639,994, 5,758,701 confirmed deaths, +5,992 and 314,825,047 confirmed recoveries, +1,907,413. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 78,017,402 confirmed cases, UP 50,711 from yesterday’s reporting, 926,029 confirmed deaths, UP +374,[i] and 47,998,370 confirmed recoveries, UP 98,118 We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]    
  2. 2022 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths- Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 476,645 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the 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 113,393 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in ELEVEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 382 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.            
  3. 2022 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 8,621,470 confirmed cases, 81,428 confirmed deaths, and 8,540,040 confirmed recoveries (since California won’t report recoveries anymore, we are doing it).  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,677,802 confirmed cases, 66,007 confirmed deaths, and 3,686,537 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 226,451 confirmed cases, 1,226 confirmed deaths, and 225,225 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,367,769 confirmed cases, 11,036 confirmed deaths, and 1,356,733 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Iowa: they have 799,304 confirmed cases, 8,657 confirmed deaths, and 576,109 confirmed recoveries.[iii]   
  4. 2022 Sunday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day- Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 3,196,548 confirmed cases, 9,180 confirmed deaths, and 2,839,623 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- French Polynesia, 140th country on the list: 49,521 cases of the virus, 636 confirmed death and 48,885 confirmed recoveries.[iv]                  
  5. 2022 Sunday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,089.74, DOWN 21.42 points (-0.061%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,098.01 UP 219.19 points (+1.58%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,500.53, UP 23.09 points (+0.52%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $91.92 per barrel, +1.65 (+1.83%).  The price of GOLD is $1,808.80 per troy oz., +4.70 (+0.26%) while the price of SILVER is $22.52 per troy ounce, +0.14 (+0.65%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,026.40 per troy oz, -3.90 (-0.38%) while the price of COPPER is $4.51 per pound, +0.04 (+0.78%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,284.87 per troy oz., -40.35 (-1.74%). The price of RHODIUM is $16,850.00 per troy oz., +50.00 (+0.30%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,285,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,089.00 per USD/T, +39.00 (+1.28%). The price of ZINC is $3,654.00 per troy oz., +57.50 (+1.80%).   The price of COCOA is $2,668.00 per USD/T, +34.00 (+1.29%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,069.90 USD 1,000 board feet +45.00 (+4.39%).[vi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.36 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.87 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.67.    In Communist China Offshore Yuan, one greenback equals 6.36 and in Colombian Peso, a buck equals 3,946.18 and in Comorian Franc, one dollar equals 430.46 of theirs.[vii]       
  6. 2022 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $4.675 per gallon, $3.467 in Florida, $4.406 in Hawaii, and $3.951 in Washington state.[viii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Puerto Rico- $3.199.  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 118th HIGHEST gasoline price in the world- Capo Verde: $5.636 per U.S. Gallon.[ix]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,015,703,882,987 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[x]  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 Bermuda the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Netherlands with $70,000,000,000 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  7. 2022 Sunday F: In Las Vegas, Nevada, the AFC beat the NFC in this year’s Pro Bowl by a final score of 41-35.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0733 a 30” x 11” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Saguaros and Palo Verde.”  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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Just when you think Sandy Denny’s ‘well’ is dried up, the record label and the family dives into the deep end and comes to the surface with still more.  “The Notes and the Words: A Collection of Demos and Rarities” came out on May 21, 2012, a four-disc set featuring a vast collection of this legendary vocalist’s repertoire.  There are lost nuggets, newly discovered gems, relics long lost and thought destroyed and holy, moly, there they are.  If you think you have every shred of music by this famed vocalist, think again.  Just like other bands from the psychedelic era in the U.S.- Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane, the always dependable Grateful Dead, and some of the others- boom, bam, there’s always something else deep within the vaults and that is what you have here.   Currently, Amazon.com is selling it for around $388.15 but what the heck- now that you can track the price, put it on your tracker and follow it until you can get it at the price that works best for you- you will be extremely glad you did.

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ENDNOTES:

[i] 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)

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

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

[iv] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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37. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 06, 2022

2021 Saturday E: The Biden administration ends another Trump era agreement, this one in which, asylum-seeking illegal aliens were able to be returned back to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Oh, thank you, Joe, for swarming our country with millions more illegal aliens to whom you are going to grant citizenship. Can the country survive?

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37. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 06, 2022:

President Ronald Wilson Reagan; Vice President Aaron Burr; U.S. Attorney General William M. Evarts; U.S. Secretaries of State William M. Evarts and George P. Schultz; U.S. Transportation Secretary Samuel K. Skinner; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Henry Morgenthau Jr. and George P. Schultz; U.S. Secretary of War William Eustis; the Beach Boys featuring Carl Wilson, Family featuring Jim King, Guns ‘n’ Roses featuring Axl Rose, Hawkwind featuring Huw Lloyd-Langton, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass featuring John Pisano, Judas Priest featuring Simon Phillips, the Kinks featuring John Gosling, Little Feat featuring Richie Hayward, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band featuring Steve Waller, Smashing Pumpkins featuring Mike Byrne, Spirit featuring Matt Andes, Thin Lizzy featuring Gary Moore, and Toto featuring Simon Phillips:

  1. 0337 Saturday: St. Julius I begins his reign as the 35th Roman Catholic Pope.
  2. 1508 Thursday: Maximillian I crowned the Holy Roman Emperor.
  3. 1693 Friday: The college of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia received its royal charter on today’s date. 
  4. 1695 Sunday: The reign of the 21st Ottoman Turkish Sultan Ahmed II ends on this date.  He first became leader of all Islam on June 22, 1691.  His successor- Mustafa II assumed his position and would guide all Muslims until August 22, 1703.
  5. 1740 Saturday: The 246th Roman Catholic Pope Clement XII ended his time as pontiff on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on July 12, 1730.
  6. 1756 Friday: Future 3rd vice president of the United States—Democratic-Republican, who served 1801-05, Aaron Burr—is born on this date.
  7. 1778 Friday: The United States won official recognition from France with the signing of a Treaty of Alliance in Paris.  Editor’s note: this is the FIRST treaty the U.S. signed with a foreign entity.  Meanwhile, England declares war on the French.
  8. 1788 Wednesday: Massachusetts becomes the sixth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
  9. 1815 Monday: The state of New Jersey issued the first American railroad charter to John Stevens, who proposed a rail link between Trenton and New Brunswick; however, they never built the line.
  10. 1818 Friday: In Charlestown, Massachusetts, future 27th U.S. Secretary of State William M. Evarts, is born.  He served under President Rutherford B. Hayes and from March 12, 1877, to March 07, 1881.  He also served the nation as its 29th U.S. Attorney-General.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from July 17, 1868, to March 03, 1869, and then became 27th U.S. secretary of state and finally a New York senator in the U.S. Senate.
  11. 1820 Sunday: U.S. Census: 9,638,453 with 1,771,656 or 18.4% of the population being black slaves.  Meanwhile, the first organized emigration of blacks back to Africa (Sierra Leone) takes place as former slaves leave New York for Africa.
  12. 1825 Sunday: In Boston, Massachusetts, the sixth U.S. Secretary of War William Eustis, died.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from March 07, 1809, to January 13, 1813.
  13. 1843 Monday: On today’s date, the first minstrel show to appear in the United States— “The Virginia Minstrels”—opened to enthusiastic audiences at the Bowery Amphitheatre in New York City.
  14. 1867 Wednesday: The Peabody Fund undergoes organization with the intention of providing Southern blacks with education.
  15. 1899 Monday: The U.S. Senate ratified a peace treaty between the United States and Spain.
  16. 1900 Tuesday: The Holland Senate ratified the 1899 peace conference decree that created the international arbitration court at The Hague.
  17. 1904 Saturday: The Russo-Japanese War begins on this date.  
  18. 1911 Monday: Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th president of the United States, was born in Tampico, Illinois.  He would serve first as governor of
    California back when it was indeed the ‘Golden State’ and then become president on January 20, 1981, and would serve until January 20, 1989.  Meanwhile, in Prescott, Arizona, the first old-age home for pioneers opened for business.
  19. 1922 Monday: Fellow cardinals elected Cardinal Achille Ratti Pope; he took the name Pius XI and in so doing became the 259th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide his global flock from today until February 10, 1939.  
  20. 1926 Saturday: The National Football League adopted a rule that made players ineligible for competition until their college class graduated.
  21. 1931 Friday: Future member of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[i], John Pisano (guitars), is born in Staten Island, NY
  22. 1932 Saturday: For the first time in Olympic competition, dog sled racing occurred.
  23. 1933 Monday: The 20th Amendment to the Constitution, the so-called “lame duck” amendment, undergoes proclamation in effect by Secretary of State Henry Stimson.
  24. 1935 Wednesday: The Monopoly board game goes on sale for the first time.
  25. 1937 Saturday: K. Elizabeth Ohi became the first Japanese female lawyer when she received her degree from John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois.
  26. 1939 Monday: As the Spanish Civil War winds down, the communist government flees to France.  
  27. 1941 Thursday: The British 8th Army overruns Benghazi, Libya; meanwhile the Battle of Beda Fomm takes place with the Italian 10th Army destroyed in the field.
  28. 1943 Saturday: A Los Angeles jury acquitted actor Errol Flynn of three counts of statutory rape.  Meanwhile, in the occupied Netherlands, following the shooting of a German officer, Nazi security troops arrest 600 students and deport them to a concentration camp.  Shoot one German, 600 hostages undergo arrest.
  29. 1945 Tuesday: During World War II, the Russian army crosses the Oder River in pursuit of fleeing Axis troops.
  30. 1946 Wednesday: Richie Hayward—future drummer for the Southern rock band, Little Feat[ii]–is born on this date in Des Moines, Iowa.
  31. 1948 Friday: John Gosling, future keyboard player and vocalist with the British rock band, the Kinks[iii], was born in England on this date.
  32. 1949 Sunday: Future guitarist/bassist with Jo Jo Gunne and with Spirit[iv], Matt Andes, is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on this date.
  33. 1951 Tuesday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the British space-rock band, Hawkwind[v]–Huw Lloyd-Langton, 1969-1971 / 1979-1988—is born in in Harlesden, London, UK, on this date.
  34. 1952 Wednesday: Britain’s King George VI died at Sandringham House in Norfolk, England; his daughter, who became Queen Elizabeth II, succeeded him as monarch.
  35. 1956 Monday: French Premier Guy Mollet suffers pelting with tomatoes in the French North African city of Algiers.  Apparently, the Algerian people want to be free.
  36. 1957 Wednesday: In London, England, future drummer with the rock band, Toto (1992-2008 / 2010-2014)- among others including Judas Priest- Simon Phillips is born.
  37. 1958 Thursday: Ted Williams signs with the Boston Red Sox for $135,000 making him the highest-paid player in Major League Baseball.
  38. 1959 Friday: The United States successfully test-fired for the first time a Titan intercontinental ballistic missile from Cape Canaveral, Florida. 
  39. 1962 Tuesday: Future vocalist with the Los Angeles, California, rock band, Guns ‘n’ Roses[vi]—Axl Rose—is born in Lafayette, Indiana, on this date.
  40. 1967 Monday: Heavyweight boxer, Muhammad Ali scored a unanimous 15-round decision against Ernie Terrell to keep the WBC and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles.  Ali’s pro record improved to 28-0 while that of Terrell dropped to 39-5.  Elsewhere, in Poughkeepsie, New York, the former 52nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau Jr. died at age 75.  A Democrat, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from January 01, 1934, to July 22, 1945.
  41. 1968 Tuesday: In Sacramento, California, up-and-coming heavyweight Ken Norton improves his professional boxing record to 3-0 with a knockout of his opponent, Harold Dutra, in the 3rd round of a scheduled 6-round bout.
  42. 1970 Friday: The NBA expands to 18 teams with new teams in Buffalo, New York; Portland, Oregon; Cleveland, Ohio, and Houston, Texas.
  43. 1971 Saturday: Astronaut Alan B. Shepard used a six-iron that he had brought inside his spacecraft and swung at three golf balls on the surface of the moon.
  44. 1973 Tuesday: President Richard M. Nixon appoints Dixy Ray Lee to be the first woman to head the Atomic Energy Commission.
  45. 1985 Wednesday: The French mineral water company, Perrier, debuted its first new product in 123 years.  The latest items were water with a twist of lemon, lime, or orange.
  46. 1987 Friday: Wall Street Journal reporter Gerald Seib gains his release after six days by the Iranian scumbags who had accused him of spying for Israel; Iran claimed the detention ‘was the result of misunderstanding on their part’–lying scumbags.  Meanwhile, President Ronald Reagan turned 76 years old this day and became the oldest U.S. president in history.
  47. 1989 Monday: The 10th U.S. Transportation Secretary Samuel K. Skinner assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George H.W. Bush from today until December 15, 1991.
  48. 1990 Tuesday: In Portland, Oregon, future drummer with the band, Smashing Pumpkins- Mike Byrne- is born.  He would take over the drum kit after the departure of Jimmy Chamberlain.
  49. 1991 Wednesday: Comedian and television actor Danny Thomas died in Los Angeles at age 79.
  50. 1993 Saturday: In Madison Square Garden in New York City, heavyweight boxing champion Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe scores a TKO on Michael “Dynamite” Dokes at the 2:19 minute mark of the first round to maintain the WBA and IBF heavyweight boxing titles of the world.   This put Bowe’s pro record to 33-0 and “Dynamite” Dokes’ record to 50-4-2.  Also on the card, “Merciless” Roy Mercer lost a 10-round unanimous decision to Jesse Ferguson which put Mercer’s record to 20-2 and Ferguson’s record to 19-9. Elsewhere, Tennis Hall of Famer and human rights activist Arthur Ashe died in New York at age 49.
  51. 1997 Thursday: A court found O.J. Simpson liable for the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Simpson Brown and her friend, Ron Goldman.
  52. 1998 Friday: Mary Kay Letourneau receives a sentence of seven years in prison for violating the terms of her probation by seeing the 14-year-old father of her baby.  Meanwhile, President Bill Clinton signed a bill changing the name of Washington National Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.  Elsewhere, Carl Wilson—founding member of the Beach Boys[vii]—dies in Los Angeles, California, from brain and lung cancer at the age of 51.
  53. 1999 Saturday: Congressional officials display excerpts of former White House intern Monica Lewinsky’s videotaped testimony at the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton.
  54. 2000 Sunday: Steve Waller- guitarist with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band 1979-1983 died in Herne Hill, South London, United Kingdom, at age 48 on this date.
  55. 2005 Sunday: The New England Patriots won Super Bowl XXXIX by a score of 24-21, beating the Philadelphia Eagles at All-Tel Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida.
  56. 2011 Sunday: The Green Bay Packers won Super Bowl XLV 31-25 by beating the Pittsburgh Steelers at Cowboys’ Stadium in Dallas, Texas.  Meanwhile, in Estepona, Spain, Gary Moore- member of the Anglo-Irish American rock band, Thin Lizzy[viii] (guitars/vocals 1974 to 1977 / 1978-1979) dies from a heart attack; he was 58.  
  57. 2012 Monday: Jim King, one of the original members of the English rock band, Family[ix], a great horn player, died on this date.  Meanwhile, as things go south in Syria, the U.S. closes its embassy in Damascus and the UK recalls its ambassador.
  58. 2013 Wednesday: The US Postal Service announces it will no longer deliver first-class mail on Saturdays.
  59. 2014 Thursday: Steven Segal, 61-year-old actor, announces he is considering a run for governor of Arizona.
  60. 2015 Friday: Scientists studying ‘climate change’ report that the carbon dioxide released by undersea volcanoes, which up until now has been assumed to have a negligible effect could be responsible for changes to the climate; to assess the degree of impact, scientists will continue studying the effects.
  61. 2016 Saturday: North Korea announces its stepped-up date to launch the nation’s first ‘communications satellite’ as early as tomorrow.  Of course, the countries of the world do not believe it’s for ‘peaceful purposes.’  Elsewhere, Twitter claims to have shuttered as many as 125,000 accounts linked to ISIS thugs.
  62. 2017 Monday: U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz, R-Florida, proposes a bill to eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency.  Next, Senate Dems are holding a ’24-hour protest vote,’ trying stall Trump Education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos, someone they fear who is going to overturn Obama-Biden era regime rules on college campuses. Meanwhile, former U.S. secretaries of state and ‘hundreds of companies’ all support the suit against President Trump’s ‘Muslim ban.’  Elsewhere, Queen Elizabeth II of England marks her 65th year as monarch.  
  63. 2018 Tuesday: The president of Poland- Andrzej Duda- signs a controversial law that outlaws anyone from saying that the country and its people were complicit in the crimes committed on its soil by the Nazis during the Holocaust.  Many try to infer that the Poles aided the Nazis in helping exterminate the Jews.   Meanwhile, the U.S. calls for a ceasefire as Syrian government airstrikes on rebel positions have killed dozens.  Elsewhere, as the Winter Olympic Games approach in South Korea, Vice President Mike Pence says additional sanctions could be coming for North Korea.
  64. 2019 Wednesday: As problems continue to rage in Virginia over Democrat Governor Ralph “Blackface” Northam’s racist photos in his college yearbook, one of the people who might take his place should he choose to resign- Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax- has his own problems.  In more #MeToo allegations, a woman who worked for the lieutenant governor accuses him of rape, of forced sodomy and the like.  What is going on in this once reputable state?  What is up with all these Democrats?  The state’s AG- Mark Herring- says, ‘yup, I wore blackface at a party back in 1980 while in college.’  Folks, the Democrats always accuse their political enemies of being RACISTS yet here are three bigwig Democrats and two of them are racists and one a sexual offender.  You can’t make this stuff up, folks, you simply cannot.
  65. 2020 Thursday: Following a speech by President Trump at the National Prayer Breakfast, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi goes to the microphone banks and gives one of her most incoherent, rambling, ambling speeches yet, attacking the president, condemning the president, and trying to justify tearing up the president’s speech at Tuesday night’s SOTU address.  How this senile crone clings to power is beyond millions of Americans; we expect her to pay the price on Election Day 2020 becoming the first House speaker to lose the position not once but twice, along with her congressional seat.  Later, President Trump thanked his supporters in both House and Senate, as well as his cabinet members, and other assembled VIPS.  The speech was absolutely wonderful and concluded with the president’s determination to help as many Republicans win or keep their seats in November.  Godspeed, Mr. President, Godspeed.  Meanwhile, in China, more and more images come out via social media showing the outbreak of the corona virus to be far worse than what the communist authorities claim.  We think a biological warfare experiment went awry and now the world is going to pay the price for their bumbling.  Thank you, President Xi, thank you.
  66. 2021 Saturday:  One America News reports that thousands of Americans are receiving tax forms for unemployment insurance for which they did not file.  Next, the TSA announces that passengers who refuse to wear facemasks could face fines of up to $1,500 per citation.  Meanwhile, a recent Rasmussen poll says that most Americans do not believe the ‘news media’ is aggressive with Joe Biden as it was with President Donald J. Trump.  We concur.  Elsewhere, the CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce- Thomas Donohue- announces that he will be leaving his position in favor of Suzanne Clark.  Finally, President Donald J. Trump returns to social media with a post on Gab.
  67. 2021 Saturday A: In New York’s 22nd U.S. House District, the one in which, Republican Claudia Tenney finally won her old seat back, Democrat Anthony Brindisi, the beaten Democrat, is now crying about the Dominion Voting Systems and Smartmatic software.  IF you agree to taking another LOOK into the 2020 Presidential Election and how it was stolen from one candidate and given to another, perhaps we will take another look at this House race.  Otherwise, STFU.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden has stripped President Donald J. Trump of his security clearance.   Speaking of Joe Biden, he’s bringing back the ‘President’s weekly radio address.’  Let’s look for an earpiece folks so we can know that someone is putting words in his ear.   Finally, the U.S. Supreme Court partially lifts California’s ban on church gatherings.
  68. 2021 Saturday B: Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, D-NY, says that to accept the GOP counter COVID-19 bill is to commit ‘unconditional surrender.’  Elsewhere, the people are Myanmar are out in the streets protesting the coup against their government even with the Internet shut down.  The interesting thing about this is the Biden administration is upset about the coup in Burma but could care less that he won the 2020 Presidential Election via a…coup.  The Democrats, the RINOs, the Chi-Coms, and Canada- among others- conspired to topple President Trump and to then shove the senile usurper into his place.  What the flaming f**k? 
  69. 2021 Saturday C: COVID-19 Daily Update:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 105,461,681 confirmed cases, +238,473, 2,300,891, confirmed deaths, +7,628, and 58,645,012 confirmed recoveries, +144,616.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 27,054,709 confirmed cases, up 78,221 from yesterday’s reporting, 463,090 confirmed deaths, UP 1,837, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- NO more updates on this number thanks to Joe Biden, going on for nearly as long as #46 has been in the White House.  Coincidence?  You be the judge.  NOTE- in the White House 17 DAYS, apparently the U.S. will NO longer report the number of recoveries.  Shame on you, Chi-Com Joe.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 134,662 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, talk is cheap, what are YOU going to do about it?  Maybe you will be a worse murderer than Andrew “Killer” Cuomo is in the Empire State?
  70. 2021 Saturday D: 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: 3,395,385 confirmed cases, 43,647 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,286 confirmed cases (again, Hawaii is no longer reporting their case numbers in more than a week), 416 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 323,334 confirmed cases, 4,526 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the country: Georgia.  Currently, they have 932,912 confirmed cases, 14,858 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 680,856 confirmed cases, 5,020 confirmed deaths, and 590,822 confirmed recoveries.  For the heck of it, let’s look at one other country: the United Kingdom.  The UK has 3.929,835 confirmed cases, 112,092 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed deaths.  What a load of crap, share the TRUTH! 
  71. 2021 Saturday E: The Biden administration ends another Trump era agreement, this one in which, asylum-seeking illegal aliens were able to be returned back to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.  Oh, thank you, Joe, for swarming our country with millions more illegal aliens to whom you are going to grant citizenship.  Can the country survive?  Elsewhere, Michigan is the first state revamping the state’s GOP leadership and folks, they are recruiting strong Trump supporters which is good.   Meanwhile, Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers wins his third NFL MVP Award making him only the sixth person in NFL history to win three or more such honors.  Congratulations, Aaron.   Finally, the now discredited Lincoln Project continues imploding as yet another phony- in this case, Jennifer Horn- threw in the towel following disclosures about gay sex addict John Weaver.
  72. 2021 Saturday F: Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3532 with an $18 million jackpot on the line: 04, 16, 32, 35, 45, and Mega 17.  Out of 108,912 winning tickets, the highest winners were two people who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $19,457 apiece.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #818 with a $30 million jackpot up for grabs: 01, 16, 48, 49, 65, and Power 08.  Out of 54,318 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $27,839.
  73. 2021 Saturday G: The former 60th U.S. Secretary of State George P. Schultz died at his home in Stanford, California, at age 100 today.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan / served from July 16, 1982, to January 20, 1989.  Prior to this, he served his nation as its 62nd U.S. Treasury secretary.  In this capacity, he served under President Richard Nixon from June 12, 1972, to May 08, 1974.
  74. 2022 Sunday: You know the drill…

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[i] We hope to do the music of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, as well as Alpert’s solo career, somewhere around 2035.  We hope you will remain with us.

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

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

[iv] We promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music. This included the music of Jo Jo Gunne.

[v] We hope to present the music of this UK space rock band, Hawkwind, sometime in the next five years or so.  Please remain vigilant for additional information.

[vi] Not sure when Guns ‘n’ Roses is coming but we hope we will still be alive and will get around to sharing them with the world.

[vii] We hope to present the music of this foundational American rock band within the next 5-6 years.  Please stay tuned for further developments.  We thank you; we know you love the Beach Boys as much as we do.

[viii] 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.

[ix] 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.

FOLKS, JOE HAS GOT TO GO- NOW!