217. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, AUGUST 05, 2022

2020 Wednesday D: New York City Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio orders the establishment of “Checkpoint Charlies” at all major entryways into the crumbling city. He wants armies of contact tracers and public health employees to ensure that all visitors remain under quarantine for two weeks lest they pay massive fines and spend time in the emptied jails.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 98

217. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, AUGUST 05, 2022:

U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst; the Dave Clark Five featuring Rick Huxley, Foo Fighters featuring Pat Smear, the Guess Who featuring Greg Leskiw, “Nights in White Satin” by the Moody Blues, Steely Dan featuring Jeff Porcaro, Toni Morrison, Toto featuring David Hungate, and Twisted Sister featuring Eddie “Fingers” Ojeda:

  1. 1071 Saturday: Turks capture Byzantine Emperor Romanos IV Diogenes as Islam continues its spread into the Balkans and into Europe.  Like an evil, gut-devouring cancer, Islam would continue forcing its tentacles into Europe until the Christians said ‘enough’ and began pushing this hostile scum back to whence it came.
  2. 1391 Friday: The citizens of Barcelona and Toledo, Spain, massacre their Jewish inhabitants.
  3. 1772 Wednesday: The First Partition of Poland takes place as Austria, Prussia, and Russia divide the hapless kingdom into three parts.
  4. 1833 Monday: City Leaders incorporated the township of Chicago; the population was approximately 250 citizens.
  5. 1846 Wednesday: At the 49th Parallel, the United States and Great Britain divide the Oregon Territory.
  6. 1861 Monday: The United States Army abolishes flogging.  Meanwhile, enlistment increases from 3 months to 2 years.  Meanwhile, the U.S. government levies its first income tax to help pay for the Civil War.  The tax was 3-percent of all incomes over $800 and in 1872; the government rescinded the wartime measure.
  7. 1864 Friday: During the Civil War, Union Admiral David G. Farragut led his fleet to victory in the Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama.
  8. 1884 Tuesday: The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal was laid on Bedloe’s Island in New York Harbor.  Note: some ignorant liberal schmucks such as CNN reporter Jim Acosta believe the statue sets immigration policy for the United States.  Are there no educational requirements for being a White House correspondent?  Obviously not.  The purpose of the statue is to present liberty to the rest of the world, Americans-style but does not mean that just anyone can cross our borders and sink into the background, draining our nation dry.
  9. 1891 Wednesday: American Express issues its first traveler’s checks.
  10. 1914 Wednesday: As World War I gets underway, Montenegro declares war on the Austro-Hungarian Empire.  Elsewhere, Cuba, Argentina, Mexico, and Uruguay proclaim neutrality in the war.  Finally, Cleveland, Ohio, installs traffic lights throughout the city.
  11. 1915 Thursday: As the Russians abandon Warsaw, the German army begins its occupation.
  12. 1921 Friday: Harold Arlin on KDKA Radio in Pittsburgh broadcast the first play-by-play baseball game on this date.  Elsewhere, the New York World published the first political cartoon to earn a Pulitzer Prize on this date: “On the Road to Moscow” by Rollin Kirby.
  13. 1923 Sunday: Henry Sullivan became the first American to swim across the English Channel.   Elsewhere, in Winslow, Arizona, future 68th U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Richard M. Nixon from June 12, 1972, to April 30, 1973.
  14. 1924 Tuesday: The comic strip, “Little Orphan Annie,” written by Harold Gray debuted in the New York City Daily News.
  15. 1933 Saturday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the National Labor Board, which was later replaced with the National Labor Relations Board.
  16. 1936 Wednesday: Jesse Owens of the United States won the 200-meter dash at the Berlin Olympics, collecting the third of his four gold medals.
  17. 1940 Monday: In Dartford, Kent, UK, future bassist with the Dave Clark Five[i]– Rick Huxley- is born. 
  18. 1943 Thursday: During World War II, Soviet forces retake the cities of Orel and Belgorod.
  19. 1944 Saturday: Polish insurgents liberated a German labor camp in Warsaw on this date, freeing 348 Jewish prisoners in the process.
  20. 1947 Tuesday: Future guitarist with the Guess Who[ii], 1970-1972—Greg Leskiw—is born in Winnipeg, Canada on this date.  Elsewhere- in Salemburg, North Carolina, future legendary session bassist Willie Weeks is born.  He would perform with countless groups over the decades, playing a vast collection of musical styles over the years whether with Dave Mason, Ronnie Wood, and numerous others.
  21. 1948 Thursday: In Troy, Missouri, future member of the rock band, Toto- David Hungate (bass/vocals 1977-1982 / 2014-2015)- is born.
  22. 1953 Wednesday: During the Korean Conflict, an exchange of prisoners between the two sides, labeled the “Operation Big Switch” occurred at Panmunjom on this date.
  23. 1955 Friday: In New York City, N.Y., future member of the rock band, Twisted Sister- Eddie “Fingers” Ojeda (guitars, bass, drums, and vocals)- is born on this date.
  24. 1957 Monday: The teenage dance show “American Bandstand,” hosted by Dick Clark, made its network debut on ABC-TV.
  25. 1959 Wednesday: In Los Angeles, California, future guitarist with the band, Foo Fighters- Pat Smear- is born. 
  26. 1960 Friday: For the first time, two major league baseball clubs traded managers.  Detroit traded Jimmy Dykes for Cleveland’s Joe Gordon.
  27. 1962 Sunday: Actress Marilyn Monroe, 36, was found dead in her Los Angeles home; her death was ruled a probable suicide from acute barbiturate poisoning.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, South African authorities arrest anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela; it was the beginning of 27 years of imprisonment.
  28. 1963 Monday: The United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union signed a treaty in Moscow banning nuclear tests in the atmosphere, in space, and underwater.
  29. 1964 Wednesday: U.S. aircraft bombed the crap out of North Vietnam after their gunboats attacked U.S. destroyers in the Gulf of Tonkin.  However, U.S. Navy pilot Everett Alvarez Jr. became the first American flier shot down by the North Vietnamese; they held him prisoner until February 1973.
  30. 1966 Friday: During a civil rights march in Chicago, Illinois, the outraged citizens stone Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and his followers.  Meanwhile, in New York City, groundbreaking for the original World Trade Center commences.
  31. 1967 Saturday: The U.S. space probe Mariner 7 flew by Mars, sending back photographs and scientific data.
  32. 1969 Tuesday: The U.S. Space Probe Mariner 7 flew by Mars, sending back photographs and scientific data.
  33. 1972 Saturday: Ugandan thug President General Idi Amin expels 80,000 Asians from his country.  Meanwhile, the Moody Blues[iii] release the song, “Nights in White Satin.”
  34. 1974 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon admits he withheld valuable information regarding the break-in at the Watergate Hotel from the Congressional committee considering these violations.  The White House released transcripts of subpoenaed tape recordings showing that President Nixon and his chief of staff, H.R. Haldeman, had discussed a plan in June 1972 to use the CIA to thwart the FBI’s Watergate investigation; revelation of the tap[e sparked Nixon’s inevitable resignation from office.
  35. 1981 Wednesday: The federal government began firing air traffic controllers who had gone out on strike and when ordered to return, failed to show up.  
  36. 1986 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate votes in favor of SDI, the “Star Wars” initiative.
  37. 1989 Saturday: In Honduras, five Central American presidents began meeting to discuss the timetable for the dismantling of the Nicaraguan Contra bases.
  38. 1991 Monday: Iraq admitted to misleading U.N. inspectors about secret biological weapons.  Meanwhile, Democratic congressional leaders launched a formal investigation to find out if the Ronald Reagan-George H. W. Bush campaign somehow found a way to stall the release of American hostages held by the Iranians until AFTER the 1980 Presidential Election.  What a load of bullshit but this is how the Democrats conduct business in the modern era. 
  39. 1992 Wednesday: The four cops involved in the beating of Los Angeles motorist, Rodney King, find themselves indicted on the charge that they violated the man’s civil rights.  Meanwhile, famed session drummer Jeff Porcaro, who played with Steely Dan[iv] and Toto[v] among others died from a mishap at his home in West Hills, California, when he overused insecticide and caused himself to die along with the bugs; he was only 38.
  40. 1996 Monday: The Dallas Cowboys play the Kansas City Chiefs in Monterey, Mexico.  Why the NFL wastes its time playing games in cartel-ridden Mexico is beyond any of us.
  41. 1997 Tuesday: Ramzi Yousef goes on trial in New York City on charges that he masterminded the World Trade Center bombing.
  42. 2002 Monday: The United States closed its consulate in Karachi, Pakistan.  The American government did this after Pakistani authorities removed large concrete blocks from in front of the building and allowed the resumption of normal traffic on the road directly in front of the facility.  In doing this, the Pakistanis attempted to make a point that in case of terrorist attack, the U.S. was on its own.  Screw these bastards.  Elsewhere, the coral-encrusted gun turret of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor was raised from the floor of the Atlantic, nearly 140 years after the historic warship sank during a tremendous storm.
  43. 2008 Tuesday: The state of Texas executed Jose Medellin, a Mexican-born condemned killer, via lethal injection for his part in the gang rape and murder of two teenage girls, Elizabeth Pena, and Jennifer Ertman, in 1993.  Liberals claim that illegal aliens do not commit crime, yet this POS murdered two American girls after participating in a heinous gang rape with some of his banger buddies.  #Buildthewallanddeportthemall!
  44. 2010 Thursday: Somali pirates seize a Syrian freighter with 24 crewmembers in the Gulf of Aden.
  45. 2011 Friday: NASA announced that its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter had captured photographic evidence of possible liquid water on Mars during warm seasons.  Elsewhere, Standard & Poor’s Financial Services lowered the United States’ AAA credit rating by one notch to AA-plus.
  46. 2013 Monday: Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos purchases “The Washington Post,” a privately-owned newspaper, which the ultra-leftist liberal socialist transforms into his personal mouthpiece for attacking his enemies.  In our view, NO billionaire entrepreneur should ever be able to purchase a media outlet to then use as his personal attack dog on his enemies.   Meanwhile, Samantha Power becomes the 28th U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
  47. 2014 Tuesday:  Over 1.2 billion security credentials have been stolen in a Russian-led hacking ring; data was stolen from over 420,000 websites, but the websites and victim names have not yet been disclosed.  Meanwhile, Russia counters sanctions by the U.S. and the European Union by banning all imports of dairy, fish, meat, fruit, and vegetables; Russia prohibited Ukrainian flights from its air space, as well.   Finally, in a move that shocked many, President Barack Hussein Obama signed the Iron Dome Bill providing $225 million so the Israelis could build their iron dome to deflect missiles coming from all directions.
  48. 2015 Wednesday: While investigating a Superfund site, the Environmental Protection Agency causes a major environmental disaster by releasing MILLIONS of gallons of heavy metal-tainted water into Colorado’s Animas River causing untold billions of dollars of damage.
  49. 2016 Friday: In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, the XXXI Summer Olympics Games opens at the Maracanã Stadium.  These are the first Olympic games held south of the Equator. 
  50. 2017 Saturday: The U.N. Security Council votes to impose additional sanctions on Kim Jong Un and North Korea for the communist thug continuing to fire off missiles and for making threats.  We need to nuke HIM.
  51. 2018 Sunday: On the island of Lombok in Indonesia, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake slams the region killing at least 460 and displacing another 350,000 people.  
  52. 2019 Monday: New Delhi, India, announces that due to security concerns with neighboring Pakistan, it’s going to revoke Article 370 that will strip Indian-controlled Kashmir’s status as a state and making it a union territory.  The Islamists in Pakistan have been trying to subvert Kashmir for many years with the Indians having to kick their butts from time-to-time in order to maintain law and order.  Meanwhile, due to increasing anti-government and anti-Beijing protests in Hong Kong, the local government does what it can to clamp down on the protests and cancels at least 200 flights in and out of the former British territory.   Elsewhere, Toni Morrison, first African American woman to win a Nobel Prize (2010) dies at age 88.  Finally, the European Union’s Copernicus Program- an Earth-observation satellite confirms (drum roll please!) that July 2019 was the hottest month on record.  Hmmm…
  53. 2020 Wednesday: Lebanese authorities inform the world that the BLAST that devastated their main port in Beirut occurred because of tons of ammonium nitrate stored on site for more than six years.  Ammonium nitrate is, of course, one of the main components of explosives so for now, it appears NOT to have been a ‘terrorist event’ although we sure as hell believe that it was.  At least 150 people died, more than 3,500 injured, scores of others are missing, and the nation is in turmoil.  The government put several of the port authorities for now under house arrest.  Folks, it was a terrorist mishap or a Mossad strike before Iranians could launch massive terrorist attacks against Israel.  This is what the AICPENDBLOG.COM believes.  We shall see.  Meanwhile, Democratic presidential nominee asks a black reporter when quizzed about doing ‘mental tests’ if he was tested for cocaine prior to going on the Yahoo news program.  Uh, okay, Joe, why you have to racialize everything?
  54. 2020 Wednesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 18,635,877 confirmed cases, UP by 190,090 cases, 702,903 confirmed deaths, UP by 11,163 deaths, and 11,206,326 confirmed recoveries, UP by 170,326 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,898,839 confirmed cases, UP by 48,725 new cases, 160,190 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,062 new deaths, and 2,411,277 confirmed recoveries, UP by 44,556 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).
  55. 2020 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 524,722 confirmed cases, 9,703 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 2,591 confirmed cases, 27 confirmed deaths, and 1,354 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 59,379 confirmed cases, 1,619 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Georgia: 201,713 confirmed number of cases, 3,984 confirmed number of deaths, but no mention of recoveries.  Still, Governor Brian Kemp seems to be doing an excellent job, better that flipping nitwit in New York, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo.  Congrats!
  56. 2020 Wednesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,201.52, UP 373.05 points (1.39%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,998.40, UP 57.23 points (0.52%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,327.77, UP 21.26 points (0.64%).  The price of GOLD is $2,053.30 per troy oz., +4.00 (+0.20%) while the price of SILVER is $27.12 per troy ounce, +0.225 (+0.84%).  The price of PLATINUM is $995.00 per troy oz, +5.90 (+0.60%) while the price of COPPER is $2.92 per pound, +0.0015 (+0.05%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $42.33 per barrel, +0.14 (+0.33%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.94 Chi-Com yuan.
  57. 2020 Wednesday D: New York City Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio orders the establishment of “Checkpoint Charlies” at all major entryways into the crumbling city.  He wants armies of contact tracers and public health employees to ensure that all visitors remain under quarantine for two weeks lest they pay massive fines and spend time in the emptied jails.  Meanwhile, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo says he will buy drinks for all the wealthy people who have fled both the city and the state ‘if they’d just come back.’  NO one is going to return, governor, no one.  You reap what you sow, you worthless POS!
  58. 2021 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 201,638,934 confirmed cases, +698,877, 4,279,345 confirmed deaths, +10,269 and 181,417,142 confirmed recoveries, +465,517.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,298,087 confirmed cases, UP 117,288 from yesterday’s reporting, 631,860 confirmed deaths, UP 604, [vi] and 29,814,788 confirmed recoveries, UP 27,472.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]  
  59. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 313,418 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 90,660 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  60. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,017,658 confirmed cases, 64,693 confirmed deaths, and 2,114,004 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,724,131 confirmed cases, 39,403 confirmed deaths, and 2,300,097 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 44,617 confirmed cases, 538 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 488,401 confirmed cases, 6,201 confirmed deaths, and 231,493 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Colorado: they have 580,610 confirmed cases, 7,240 confirmed deaths, and 514,184 confirmed recoveries. [viii]    
  61. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 890,201 confirmed cases, 6,509 confirmed deaths, and 857,247 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Yemen, [ix] 170th country on the list: 7,104 cases of the virus, 1,383 confirmed deaths and 4,271 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  62. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,064.25, UP 271.58 points (+0.78%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,895.12, UP 114.58 points (+0.78%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,429.10, UP +26.44 points (+0.60%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.98 per barrel, -0.12 (-0.17%).  The price of GOLD is $1,803.60 per troy oz., -5.20 (-0.29%) while the price of SILVER is $25.15 per troy ounce, -0.15 (-0.58%).  The price of PLATINUM is $992.90 per troy oz, -12.70 (-1.26%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, 0.00 (-0.10%). [xi]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,646.69 per troy oz, -2.77 (-0.09%). [xii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,587.75 per USD/T, +19.50 (+0.76%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.95.     In Lesotho Loti, one greenback equals 14.52 and in Liberian Dollar, a buck equal 170.80 and in Libyan Dinar, one dollar equals 4.50 of theirs. [xiv]        
  63. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.387 per gallon, $3.029 in Florida, $4.096 in Hawaii, and $3.867 in Washington state. [xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Michigan: $3.308.  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- Bulgaria: $4.951 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,606,945,078,215 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xvii]  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 Australia, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is All Others with $215 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  64. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Here’s the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ daily ticker: Border czar for 135 days and 41 days since her one and only visit to the southern border.  Next, One America News shared the latest figures on the illegal alien tidal wave overwhelming the country today.  Here we go: (1) Cost this day alone: $525,088,928.  Next, (2) here is the cost for caring for all these illegal aliens this year: $237,236,409,184.  Next, (3) Here is the estimate of the numbers of illegals who have poured across the U.S.-Mexico border just this year: 2,431,494.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegal aliens roaming the U.S.: 36,431,492.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Note- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day predicted as far back as 2009 when our original blogsite got underway that the numbers back then were between 35-50 million illegal aliens.  Now, we believe that number to be closer to 75-100 million.  A person cannot walk into a hardware store, go into a liquor store, dine at an outdoor restaurant without illegals running up and begging for food.  This must stop and it’s going to stop extremely soon…
  65. 2021 Thursday G: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– a new day, new crap: Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci is at it again- he says, ‘the U.S. is likely to face new COVID-19 variants (now, we’re talking about the Lambda variant, they mentioned it last Monday and then dropped it like a hot potato as it was too soon) unless community spread doesn’t come under control.’  Meanwhile, there is increased talk about Chi-Vi vaccine passports for increased workers and for one to go about normal life.  Some say it’s the “U.S. version of the Chi-Coms’ social media scores.”  Speaking of which, the U.S. Department of Defense says it’s going to mandate Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines for ALL active-duty personnel.  No flipping wonder that we have forty new ‘COVID-19 billionaires.’  Moderna (or maybe Pfizer) is recommending a THIRD SHOT to the two-shot regimen meaning we will have another 40 new COVID-19 billionaires by the end of the year bringing the number to between 80-100.  Question: how many members of Congress will become ‘COVID-19 billionaires?  Just saying).
  66. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Florida has now seen a major spike in pediatric COVID-19 cases just as school is going to start.  How convenient.  We believe it’s because all of the illegal aliens that are being redistributed across the United States but especially into RED locations.   Having mentioned the Lambda variant of COVID-19 in the previous posting, it would appear that the reason for its ‘return’ is that the Bidenistas have gotten as much mileage out of the Delta variant as they possibly can.  In other Chi-Com virus news, Rep. Michael McCaul, R-TX, 10th CD, told Newsmax that ‘COVID-19 was a sinister genetic manipulation by the communist Chinese.’  Elsewhere, CNN reports that ‘U.S. intel possesses genetic data with which to study the origins of the Wuhan Bat Flu.’  Excellent.
  67. 2021 Thursday I: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden- thinking he’s really hanging in with the in-crowd (like he did when he played that Latin music soundbite before a crowd of Latinos) trolled “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, in their ongoing war of words over COVID-19 said, “Governor Who?”  Look, Joe, you need to be careful because all Governor DeSantis had to do was to say that ‘at least, I won MY election unlike YOU whole stole yours.’  Of course, Joe being the feeble old fool that he is does not think past step one.   
  68. 2021 Thursday J: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Biden regime has approved a $750 million arms sale to Taiwan.  (Note: one year later, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi would just be concluding an overseas ‘visit’ to Taiwan that has the Chi-Coms all stirred up and preparing to go to war.  What the hell?)  
  69. 2021 Thursday K: Political News I– Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th CD, is going to visit the Iowa State Fair.  Meanwhile, Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, is pushing his “Love America Act” that will toss ‘Criminal (Critical) Race Theory’ onto the scrap heap of history by teaching America’s true history, its founding documents, and love for country instead of his left-wing crap the liberals are pushing.   Next, a new GOP-led House bill looks to restore America’s national forests and end overregulation of forest seeks management. 
  70. 2021 Thursday L: Political News II– To much Democrat horror, the state of Wisconsin has canceled 250,000 inactive or fraudulent voter registrations because election officials cannot find them- and Democrats are opposed to this.   Meanwhile, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, heard testimonies today on malicious Chi-Com influence across the United States.  Time to drive the Chi-Coms out of the country and back into their rat holes.   Next, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, told Newsmax that massive government spending is ‘bait and switch’ leading to higher inflation. 
  71. 2021 Thursday M: Political News III– Today, we learned that ‘Mr. Save-the-Planet,’ aka the ‘Climate Czar’ John F. Kerry and his family have embarked on sixteen private jet forays.  What about saving the planet, Mr. Climate Czar?  Oh, that’s right, you aren’t one of the ‘little people.’  Elsewhere, Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch says the recent spate of emails about the murder of Ashli Babbitt only raises more questions about WHY the concealed cop shot and killed her and WHO exactly he was.   Speaking of her death, as the FBI continues arresting more patriotic Americans for their participation in the January 6, 2021, protests, the ones the left have labeled as worse than Pearl Harbor, the War of 1812, and September 11, 2001, combined together, violent crime rates continue going up around the country.  WTF?
  72. 2021 Thursday N: Political News IV– As the Biden regime continues crushing everything in its path, ultrawealthy Americans are moving abroad and renouncing their U.S. citizenship.  Who can blame them?  We might be seeking asylum in Hungary soon.  Meanwhile, civil rights ‘leaders’ announce they are going to lead voting rights marches beginning on August 28.  Oh, whoopie.  Moving on, the Democrats are pushing for a vote on their ‘elections reform bill’ before they leave Washington, D.C., on August recess.   In other Democrat news, Act Blue the Democrat-funding site has dumped New York reprobate Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s funding page.  Sucks to be you, Andrew.  Finally, U.S. Senate candidate from Missouri, Mark McCloskey, says that Rep. Cori “The Bitch” Bush, DS-MO 1st CD, wants to turn St. Louis into a ‘criminals’ paradise.’
  73. 2021 Thursday O: Miscellaneous News I– Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates said he made ‘a mistake’ hanging with Jeffrey Epstein.  Elsewhere, 80-year-old Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts won’t be joining them on their upcoming U.S. tour after having had to undergo a medical procedure. 
  74. 2021 Thursday P: Business News– Property Owners and real estate companies are joining forces to fight back against the oppressive, Chi-Com-style takeover of rental properties via the bogus ‘evictions moratorium’ imposed by of all things, the Centers for Disease Control.  Even the courts have declared this to be crap and yet the Democrats act as though the people have no choice in the matter.  We are frigging Americans; we will not bow down to tyrants.
  75. 2021 Thursday Q: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– AFL-CIO leader Richard Trumka died at age 72.  Had this overweight leftist thug come to agreement with the ‘jobs president,’ President Donald J. Trump, it’s possible America would see full employment and all illegal aliens would be deported back to whence they came.  He could not leave his Democrat cronies behind and thus he sold his country out.
  76. 2021 Thursday R: Sports News I– President Donald J. Trump rips the U.S. women’s soccer team by saying ‘if you’re woke, you lose.’  Carl Lewis, Olympic great, ripped the men’s relay team as an ‘embarrassment.’
  77. 2021 Thursday S: We continue learning more about how U.S. banks many of whom have deep ties to the Chi-Coms are buying up entire housing tracts, neighborhoods, and other commercial properties and are going to transform them into rentals because rents are going up by 5.3-percent and are expected to go higher.  We first warned about the Chi-Coms becoming Americans’ de facto landlords through buying up as much U.S. property as possible via straw purchasers, i.e., the BIG BANKS, so they can rule our country via controlling everything average Americans need.  This is WAR.  Plain and simple, the time is NOW to nuke them and put Donald J. Trump back into the White House.
  78. 2022 Friday: This past Tuesday, numerous politicians who went against President Trump found themselves on the chopping block.  As long as the Democrats could squeeze propaganda points out of them, they were A-Okay whereas once they no longer had any value, out the door they went.  Look at the sackless putz, Rep. Peter Meijer, RINO-MI 3rd CD, he stuck it to Trump, thought he was BIG SHIT, but then, the Dems dump loads of money atop his pro-Trump opponent John Gibbs, believing him to be easier to defeat than their hired hack.  Ah, well, we suspect Gibbs will trounce the Democrat as will loads of other pro-Trump Republicans.  The two RINOs in Washington would have gone down were it not for that state’s crazy election system.  (Note- many of us plan to register as Democrats so as to inflate their numbers and then vote against them- from the inside.  Going to be great).

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This artwork is #0913 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Carpet of Verbenas.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The next album by the Beach Boys was a nifty repackaging of the band’s singles, A- and B- sides all in one convenient place: “The Original U.S. Singles: The Capitol Years 1962-1965” (June 10, 2008).  What you have here is golden: 66 of the best fun in the sun, beach bum, surfing, hotrod, and screeching motorbike tunes the likes of which have not been heard before or since.  We hope you will seek this album out and that you will add it to your growing collection of AICPENDBLOG.COM-recommended music- we think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We look forward to doing the music of one of the great British invasion bands, the Dave Clark Five, at some point in the next 2-3 years.  Stick around for the day we do- you will be glad you did.

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

[iii] We promoted the music of the Moody Blues and of the band’s members beginning on Monday, 23-October-2017 through Sunday, 11-February-2018.  We definitely hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

[v] When we do the music of Steely Dan, we most assuredly will do the music of Toto, too. 

[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] The day before, Central African Republic was in the 168th place so today, we are jumping to the 170th as CAR is in the 169th.  Seems like countries at this level are all vying to outdo one another.  LOL

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

216. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 04, 2022

2022 Thursday: Hmmm, so-o-o, Joe ‘Slobbering’ Biden whacked Ayman Al-Zawahiri, the Number Two of al-Qaida, longtime confidant, physician, and amigo of dead terrorist Osama bin Laden. A somewhat coherent Biden stumbled to the microphones this past Monday and stuttered out his message of a ‘successful drone strike’ on an old terrorist no one has seen in about a decade- if not longer.

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216. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 04, 2022:

U.S. Coast Guard Birthday / Barack Hussein Obama Day (Illinois) / Primary Election Day in Tennessee

President Barack Hussein Obama; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Johnson; U.S. Agricultural Secretary Ezra Taft Benson; U.S. Interior Secretary Jacob D. Cox; U.S. Secretary of State Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen; U.S. Treasury Secretary W. Michael Blumenthal; Heavyweight boxing contender Gerry Cooney; Country Joe and the Fish featuring David Cohen, the Doors featuring Jim Morrison, Hawkwind featuring Jonathan Darbyshire (aka Mr. Dibs), the Jeff Beck Group featuring Max Middleton, Led Zeppelin featuring Robert Plant, Ricky Nelson, and Spirit featuring John Locke:

  1. 1347 Friday: English troops conquer Ft. Calais, at Calais, France.
  2. 1521 Thursday: In Rome, future 228th Roman Catholic Pope Urban VII is born Giovanni Battista Castagno.  He would become pontiff on September 15, 1590, and 12 days later, would end his reign.
  3. 1666 Wednesday: A hurricane hits the Caribbean islands of Martinique, Guadeloupe, and St. Christopher resulting in thousands of deaths.
  4. 1735 Thursday: A jury found John Peter Zenger of the York Weekly Journal not guilty of committing seditious libel against the colonial governor of New York, William Cosby.
  5. 1753 Saturday: George Washington becomes a master Mason.  
  6. 1760 Monday: At the Battle of Leibnitz, the Prussian army devastates both the Austrian and Russian armies.
  7. 1790 Wednesday: The U.S. Coast Guard had its beginnings as the Revenue Cutter Service.
  8. 1792 Saturday: English romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley was born at Field Place near Horsham, England.
  9. 1817 Monday: In Millstone, N.J., future 29th U.S. Secretary of State Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen is born.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he would serve under President Chester A. Arthur from December 19, 1881, to March 06, 1885.
  10. 1821 Saturday: The Saturday Evening Post hits the newsstands for the first time as a weekly newspaper.
  11. 1830 Wednesday: On this date, the builders laid out the plans for the city of Chicago.
  12. 1834 Monday: In New York City, the 14th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Johnson, died on this date.  President Thomas Jefferson nominated Federalist Johnson to fill the seat of Associate Justice Alfred Moore, Federalist.  Johnson served from May 07, 1804, to August 04, 1834.
  13. 1862 Monday: The U.S. government collects its first income tax.
  14. 1892 Thursday: Andrew and Abbey Borden were axed to death in their home in Fall River, Massachusetts.  Lizzie Borden, Andrew’s daughter from a previous marriage was accused of the killings but was later acquitted at trial.
  15. 1899 Friday: In Whitney, Idaho, future 15th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Benson would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, to January 20, 1961.
  16. 1900 Saturday: The former 10th U.S. Interior Secretary Jacob D. Cox died at age 71.  A Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 05, 1869, to October 31, 1870.
  17. 1903 Tuesday: The reign of the 257th Roman Catholic Pope St. Pius X begins on this date.  As the Vicar of Christ, Pius X would serve from today until August 20, 1914.  
  18. 1914 Tuesday: The United States declares neutrality during World War I.  Germany declares war on Belgium.  Meanwhile, Great Britain declares war on Germany during the opening days of World War I.
  19. 1916 Friday: The United States reached agreement with Denmark to purchase the Danish Virgin Islands for $25 million.
  20. 1922 Friday: AT&T and Bell Systems recognized the death of Alexander Graham Bell two days earlier by shutting down all its switchboards and switching stations.
  21. 1927 Thursday: The Peace Bridge between the United States and Canada opens.
  22. 1934 Saturday: Mel Ott became the first major league baseball player to score six runs in a single game.
  23. 1936 Tuesday: Jesse Owens of the U.S. won the second of his four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics as he prevailed in the long jump over German Luz Long, who was the first to congratulate him.
  24. 1942 Tuesday: David Bennett Cohen, the original keyboardist with the San Francisco rock band, Country Joe & the Fish[i], was born on this date in Brooklyn, N.Y.
  25. 1943 Wednesday: Russian army units reach the outskirts of Orel, which the Germans fired up the previous day.
  26. 1944 Friday: Fifteen-year-old diarist, Anne Frank, was arrested with her sister, parents, and four others by the Gestapo after hiding for two years inside a building in Amsterdam.  She died the following year at Bergen-Belsen.
  27. 1946 Sunday: Future famed keyboardist Max Middleton, who would play with the Jeff Beck Group[ii] among others, is born on this date in Amersham, U.K.  He would also perform with Hummingbird[iii] and Snowy White and the White Flames.  
  28. 1955 Thursday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorizes $46 million for the construction of the CIA headquarters.
  29. 1956 Saturday: In Manhattan, N.Y., future heavyweight boxing contender Gerry Cooney is born.  He would go on to fight some of the boxing world’s biggest names and in so doing would amass a record of 31 fights, 28 wins (24 by KO), and 3 losses.
  30. 1958 Monday: Billboard Magazine introduced its “Hot 100” chart, which were part popularity and a barometer of the movement of potential hits.  The first No. 1 song was “Poor Little Fool” by Ricky Nelson[iv]
  31. 1961 Friday: Future 44th President of the United States—Democrat Barack Obama—is born on this date, some say in Kenya.
  32. 1964 Tuesday: The bodies of missing civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James Chaney were found buried in an earthen dam in Mississippi.  Meanwhile, future multi-instrumentalist with the British space-rock band, Hawkwind[v], Jonathan Darbyshire aka “Mr. Dibs” is born in England on this date.  
  33. 1970 Tuesday: Jim Morrison of the Doors[vi] undergoes arrest for public intoxication.
  34. 1972 Friday: Arthur Bremer was convicted and sentenced in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, to 63 years in prison for his attempt on the life of Alabama Governor George C. Wallace; however, the sentence was later reduced to 53 years.  The authorities released the man from prison in 2007.
  35. 1975 Monday: While driving on the Greek island of Rhodes, Led Zeppelin[vii] vocalist, Robert Plant, suffers a near-fatal auto accident.  Elsewhere, the Swedish pop group ABBA [viii] began recording their hit single, “Dancing Queen” at Glen Studio outside Stockholm.  A year later, it hit radio stations around the world.
  36. 1977 Thursday: President Jimmy Carter signed a measure establishing the Department of Energy.
  37. 1979 Saturday: W. Michael Blumenthal- the 64th U.S. secretary of the Treasury- left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from January 23, 1977, until today.
  38. 1983 Thursday: New York Yankee outfielder Dave Winfield threw a baseball during warm-ups and accidentally killed a seagull.  After the game—wait for it! —Toronto police arrested the slugger for “causing unnecessary suffering to an animal.”  What the F**K is wrong with Canada?  It was a frigging accident!
  39. 1984 Saturday: In the Los Angeles Summer Olympics Games, American track and field athlete Carl Lewis won a gold medal.  Elsewhere, the nation of Upper Volta becomes the new nation of Burkina Faso in Africa, which is their national day.
  40. 1985 Sunday: Rod Carew got his 3,000th major league hit on this date.
  41. 1987 Tuesday: The Federal Communications Commission voted to abolish the Fairness Doctrine, which required radio and television stations to present balanced coverage of controversial issues.
  42. 1988 Thursday: The U.S. Congress votes to authorize $20,000 for each Japanese citizen interned during World War II.
  43. 1989 Friday: Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani offered to assist in ending the hostage crisis in Lebanon. 
  44. 1990 Saturday: The European community votes to boycott Iraq for invading Kuwait.
  45. 1991 Sunday: The Greek luxury liner Oceanos sank in heavy seas off South Africa’s southeast coast; all the passengers and crewmembers survived.
  46. 1993 Wednesday: A federal judge sentenced Los Angeles police officers Stacy Koon and Laurence Powell to 2.5 years in prison for violating Rodney King’s civil rights.
  47. 1994 Thursday: Yugoslavia withdrew its support for Bosnian Serbs.  It then sealed the border between its nation and Serb-held Bosnia.
  48. 1996 Sunday: Josia Thugwane won a gold medal after finishing first in the marathon.  He became the first black South African to win a gold medal in the Olympics.
  49. 1997 Monday: Jeanne Calment, at age 122, the world’s oldest person, died at a retirement home in Arles, France.
  50. 2004 Wednesday: Former teacher Mary kay Letourneau, convicted of having sex with a sixth-grade pupil, was released from a Washington state prison after 7.5 years behind bars.
  51. 2006 Friday: Rock keyboardist John Locke, original founding member of the L.A.-area rock band, Spirit, died of ill health.     
  52. 2007 Saturday: NASA launched its Phoenix spacecraft today and its mission was a space exploration of the planet Mars.  The Phoenix lander descended on Mars on May 25, 2008.
  53. 2008 Monday: Robert Novak- famed American journalist with a 45-year career- announces his retirement after the discovery of a brain tumor.  According to CBS News, he also played in a part in the CIA leak scandal that seems to be enveloping a variety of people.
  54. 2009 Tuesday: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il pardoned two American journalists whom the North Koreans had arrested earlier in the year for illegally crossing into their wonderful country.  He did this because former President Bill Clinton arrived on scene on behalf of the Obama administration to secure their release from their hellish captivity.
  55. 2010 Wednesday: Officials estimate that 28,000 people have died from Mexican drug violence since December 2006.  One might question as to WHY the United Nations has not requested troops from across the world to go into that godforsaken country and eliminate the narcoterrorists? 
  56. 2011 Thursday: With the United States falling deeper and deeper into debt, the Dow Jones Industrial Average falls by 4-percent as do other stock markets- to varying degrees- around the world.   Meanwhile, a federal judge rules that former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld can be sued by a U.S. veteran who claims that while he was serving in Iraq, he was imprisoned and tortured by his own people.
  57. 2012 Saturday: Great Britain has their greatest success in one day at the Olympics since 1908, winning six gold medals and a silver on Day 8 of the 2012 Summer Olympics.   Meanwhile, Pyongyang announces that the floods that have devastated parts of the country have claimed the lives of 169 of its citizens while another 400 are missing and presumed dead.
  58. 2013 Sunday: Britain, France, and Germany close their embassies in Yemen; Canada closes its embassy in Bangladesh; and the U.S. closes 28 embassies in the Middle East and North America due to intelligence of impending al-Qaida attacks.  Time to track this human garbage down and begin eliminating them in droves.
  59. 2014 Monday: Medical worker Nancy Writebol, the second of two Americans to contract the Ebola virus in Liberia, joins Dr. Kent Brantley at Emory University Hospital for treatment; both patients are receiving an experimental drug that scientists have not tested yet on humans.  Elsewhere, Israel and Hamas enter into a 72-hour ceasefire, one brokered by Egypt.  Of course the Hamas trash will violate it.
  60. 2015 Tuesday: Following the questionable death of Zimbabwe’s beloved Cecil the Lion, Delta Airlines announces it will NO longer transport animal trophies, something they once did if hunters attained the trophies legally.  Elsewhere, United Arab Emirates troops with tanks and artillery arrive in the Yemeni port city of Aden to take up the fight with their Saudi allies against the Iranian-backed Houthi scumbags. 
  61. 2016 Thursday: CBS News reports that candidate Donald Trump’s behavior on the campaign trail has been ‘so bizarre’ that many are left to wonder if he is a plant by the Hillary campaign or a secret agent in the employ of Russia.  What a load of bogus BS.  This supports the proven theory that the Deep State, the Democratic Party, and their Fake News allies are in cahoots not only to push haggard Hillary into the White House but to bamboozle the American people into believing their phony propaganda.  We shall see who wins in November.
  62. 2017 Friday: German supermarket Aldi pulls all shell eggs from the Netherlands from its shelves after the discovery of the chemical- fipronil- is found in them.  Pest control companies use fipronil to kill insects so WTF?  Elsewhere, in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York, former boy wonder pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli- a loser who jacked up the price of a generic drug to the point no one could afford it- undergoes conviction on three counts of securities fraud.
  63. 2018 Saturday: In what many believe to be a setup, Venezuelan thug President Nicolas Maduro survives an assassination attempt, carried out by a drone while the communist POS was at a military review.  The event was captured on live TV.  Even better, the former bus-driving thug Maduro blames the assassination attempt on Venezuelan exiles hiding in neighboring Colombia and on their handlers as well as the Venezuelan ‘mafia’ supposedly living in Florida.  Dude, STFU.
  64. 2019 Sunday: The Central Bank of China devalues its currency below the normal 7-1 ratio with the U.S. dollar for the first time in more than a decade, due in part to the trade tariffs President Donald J. Trump is using to force the communists to the bargaining table and trade talks.  Meanwhile, in what many believe to be a terrorist attack conducted by ISIS, a car bomb explodes in Cairo, Egypt, killing 20 and injuring another 47 people.  Scumbags.  Elsewhere, Connor Bettis- a POS with a gun- hits the bar district in Dayton, Ohio, and kills 9 people and wounds another 27 before law enforcement arrives on scene and shoots the punk dead.
  65. 2020 Tuesday: In Beirut, Lebanon, a tremendous blast felt as far as Cyprus, rips part of the port apart, killing between 75-100 people and injuring another 2,700-3,500.  Speculation abounds with the Lebanese claiming it was a storage site for firecrackers (yeah, right) but we suspect the site was warehousing Iranian munitions bound for Hamas to use against Israel so either the Mossad took care of the problem, or the mullah-loving Iranians and their Hamas allies are too flipping stupid to be around large caches of explosives.  Self-detonation (or so we suspect- morons!).  Wow.
  66. 2020 Tuesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 18,380,616 confirmed cases, UP by 241,178 cases, 691,740 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,167 deaths, and 10,973,850 confirmed recoveries, UP by 220,035 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,834,460 confirmed cases, UP by 56,909 new cases, 158,728 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,208 new deaths, and 2,357,033 confirmed recoveries, UP by 38,264 new recoveries.  We believe if the authorities would share the TRUE percentages of deaths per number of those with the disease- instead of making everyone who might have the Wuhan Flu in their system but did not cause their deaths- known, there would be LESS fear.
  67. 2020 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 519,427 confirmed cases, 9,501 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 2,448 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,315 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 58,715 confirmed cases, 1,600 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 417,589 confirmed number of cases, 35,719 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the honest numbers you fetid piece of sewer scum, especially of the senior citizens you have killed.  Shame on you.
  68. 2020 Tuesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,828.47, UP 164.07 points (+0.62%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,841.17, UP 38.37 points (+0.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,306.51, UP 11.90 points (+0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $2,040.70 per troy oz., +19.00 (+0.94%) while the price of SILVER is $26.22 per troy ounce, +0.187 (+0.72%).  The price of PLATINUM is $958.50 per troy oz, +3.30 (+0.35%) while the price of COPPER is $2.90 per pound, +0.0085 (+0.29%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.55 per barrel, -0.15 (-0.36%).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.97 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.85 euros.  Communist China manipulates its currency.
  69. 2020 Tuesday D: Dr. Oxiris Barbot, New York City health commissioner, sent a letter to moron Mayor Bill Di Blasio, calling it quits over the tremendous mishandling of the COVID-19 Chinese Virus.  We must remember that Mayor Di Blasio and Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo colluded together to send patients infected with the Wuhan Flu into rest homes where vulnerable people died sans the presence of any loved ones present.  We can smell massive lawsuits against Di Blasio and Cuomo brewing on the horizon, like the police officers they wish to destroy, they should enjoy NO qualified immunity for their criminal mistakes.  Elsewhere, General Charles Brown took the oath of office in the White House which made him the new chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, the first black American to hold the post.  Congratulations! 
  70. 2020 Tuesday E: One teacher’s union after another around the country are making demands before they will return that range from soaking the wealthy, adopting the Green New Deal, abolishing the police, equipping every home with a computer and Internet access, and loads of other stupidity.  Friendly state education authorities are trying to shut down private schools, charter schools, you name it, they are doing whatever they can to close it.  President Trump: do what President Ronald Reagan did with the striking air traffic controllers- FIRE THEM and REPLACE THEM.  On August 05, 1981, he fired 11,359 of the scumbags.  Other Americans will take these jobs.
  71. 2021 Wednesday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 200,907,364 confirmed cases, +660,570, 4,268,702 confirmed deaths, +9,788 and 180,887,601 confirmed recoveries, +375,059.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,159,774 confirmed cases, UP 101,353 from yesterday’s reporting, 631,256 confirmed deaths, UP 759, [ix] and 29,783,667 confirmed recoveries, UP 24,537.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  72. 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 312,814 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 91,264 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  73. 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: 4,003,013 confirmed cases, 64,622 confirmed deaths, and 2,110,935 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,703,998 confirmed cases, 39,319 confirmed deaths, and 2,297,664 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 43,962 confirmed cases, 538 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 484,806 confirmed cases, 6,186 confirmed deaths, and 231,241 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Alabama: they have 592,417 confirmed cases, 11,542 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [xi]  
  74. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 885,766 confirmed cases, 6,503 confirmed deaths, and 854,995 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Laos,[xii] 168th country on the list: 7,305 cases of the virus, 7 confirmed deaths and 3,804 confirmed recoveries. [xiii]     
  75. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,792.67, DOWN 323.73 points (-0.92%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,780.53, UP 19.24 points (+0.13%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,402.66, DOWN -20.49 points (-0.46%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.10 per barrel, -0.05 (-0.07%).  The price of GOLD is $1,814.50 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%) while the price of SILVER is $25.41 per troy ounce, -0.05 (-0.20%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,018.10 per troy oz, -3.10 (-0.30%) while the price of COPPER is $4.33 per pound, 0.00 (-0.01%). [xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,646.53 per troy oz, +1.70 (+0.06%). [xv] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., +100.00 (+0.53%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per CNY/T, -10,000.00 (-1.27%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,563.50 per USD/T, -24.65 (-0.95%). [xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  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 19.97. In Lao Kip, one greenback equals 9,550.00 and in Latvian Lats, a buck equal 0.604 and in Lebanese Pound, one dollar equals 1,505.50 of theirs. [xvii]        
  76. 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 $4.387 per gallon, $3.025 in Florida, $4.085 in Hawaii, and $3.865 in Washington state. [xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Maine: $3.128.  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- Cayman Islands: $4.929 per U.S. Gallon. [xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,602,871,192,916 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS. [xx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Sweden, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Australia with $40 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  77. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Here’s the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ daily ticker: Border czar for 134 days and 40 days since her one and only visit to the southern border.  Next, One America News shared the latest figures on the illegal alien tidal wave overwhelming the country today.  Here we go: (1) Cost this day alone: $533,587,136.  Next, (2) here is the cost for caring for all these illegal aliens this year: $236,150,079,488.  Next, (3) Here is the estimate of the numbers of illegals who have poured across the U.S.-Mexico border just this year: 2,420,349.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegal aliens roaming the U.S.: 36,420,348.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Note- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day predicted as far back as 2009 when our original blogsite got underway that the numbers back then were between 35-50 million illegal aliens.  Now, we believe that number to be closer to 75-100 million.  A person cannot walk into a hardware store, go into a liquor store, dine at an outdoor restaurant without illegals running up and begging for food.  This must stop and it’s going to stop extremely soon…
  78. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– A federal judge blocks Governor Greg Abbott’s executive order prohibiting the transport of illegal aliens across the Lone Star State by anyone other than federal authorities.  The Texas Republican governor, however, is fighting back against this blatant overreach of power.  Elsewhere, slobbering Joe Biden continues blaming Texas and Florida for increasing the numbers of Chi-Vi cases.  ‘America’s Governor’ Ron DeSantis, R-FL, fired back at the counterfeit president, slamming him for allowing in millions of illegal aliens many of whom are infected with COVID-19 by telling him to ‘do your job and leave us alone.’  Man, the applause was tremendous.  Meanwhile, we have more numbers for the illegal alien invasion for the month of July: the Border Patrol caught 203,865 illegals, at least 37,252 were able to evade capture, 78 died, another 7,867 were guilty of NO violation, which leaves an outstanding number of 1,079 illegals.  Again, this is all a conservative estimate as the so-called ‘got-away folks’ are far higher than the numbers shown here.
  79. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I- Pakistan announced today that it has completed approximately 90-percent of the border wall with Afghanistan.  They don’t want Afghan refugees pouring into their country any more than Europeans want more Muslims, or the United States want more human refuse from around the world.  Good for them.  Elsewhere, Hezbollah scumbags fired some rockets into northern Israel today which led to the Israelis conducting artillery barrages on known jihadist sites in Lebanon.
  80. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci is predicting that within a few weeks, there will be ‘200,000 cases of the Chi-Vi daily in the United States.’  (Note- this is all you need to know that the border must be closed and that every single illegal alien is rounded up, imprisoned, and then deported ASAP).  Meanwhile, Dr. Ashish Jha told Newsmax today that the NIH director Dr. Francis Collins was right to walk back mask comments.  The good doctor was saying stupid stuff like parents should wear masks at home around their children.  Enough already.    
  81. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– The World Health Organization is calling for a moratorium on COVID-19 booster shots.  Oh, really?  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms continue their bitching and whining over the recent GOP COVID-19 origins report that placed the blame squarely on the Chi-Coms for infecting the entire world with their Frankenstein-like lab-created Wuhan Bat Flu Virus.  Elsewhere, the Centers for Disease Control yesterday bowed to Democratic-Socialist pressure and re-enacted a moratorium on evictions, something they lack the power to do.  Doubts continue to build as to the legality of such an order by an entity with no power in this area.  Look, folks, this is what the Democrats love- they love rules and regulations, none of them backed up by laws.  This is how they punish people, how they persecute people, and how they crush people.  This is bullshit and we would suggest that landlords pay NO attention to this order.
  82. 2021 Wednesday K: Political News I– Democratic Party leadership in the House is urging their wavering members to run as “Biden Democrats” or risk losing the majority in 2022.  Meanwhile, Senator Kevin Cramer, R-ND, has introduced a bill (that will go nowhere) that says ‘if a state mandates COVID-19 vaccine passports, it also must mandate VOTER ID.’  That bill is going nowhere.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump is correct when he blasts the House Democrats for their ongoing crusade to get a hold of his tax returns.  Good for you.
  83. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News II– A new poll says that more than half of California’s Hispanic population wants the recall against Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom to succeed and like everyone else, the Latinos are members of all parties.  Meanwhile, Senator James Lankford, R-OK, says that ‘our grandchildren will suffer repaying Joe Biden’s massive debt.’  Amen.  In other political news, ‘America’s Mayor’ Rudy Giuliani says that ‘Cuomo may be guilty, but he does deserve due process.’  Elsewhere, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd CD, is suing MSNBC’s Rachel “Mudslinger” Maddow for libel.  We hope you win, congressman.
  84. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News III– In other political news, a new poll says that almost everyone is against partisan gerrymandering.  Next, Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnel, RINO-KY, has outlined demands for future spending bills.  Mitch, you don’t have any power.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden plans to shift arms export sales based on human rights concerns.  Looks like Saudi Arabia is not going to get its weapons.
  85. 2021 Wednesday N: Economic News– Last month, everyone was celebrating how many NEW private sector jobs Joe Biden was going to create and then whoops-a-daisy, bad economic news.  Last month, the Biden regime created ONLY 330,000 jobs- many of them no more than hamburger-flipper or taco-stuffer jobs- rather than the highly predicted number of 653,000 new jobs.  Growth in U.S. services sector hits a record high in July.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump economic adviser Peter Navarro says “U.S. pensions took a big hit from the Chi-Coms’ crackdown on BIG TECH.”
  86. 2021 Wednesday O: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3583 what with a $14 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers: 04, 14, 18, 36, 43, and Mega 14.  Out of 89,945 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $33,312.  The winning ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven in Culver City, CA 90232.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #869 with a jackpot of $211 million up for grabs: 05, 21, 32, 36, 58, and Powerball 14.  Out of 85,166 winning tickets in the Golden State, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $11,844 apiece.
  87. 2022 Thursday: Hmmm, so-o-o, Joe ‘Slobbering’ Biden whacked Ayman Al-Zawahiri, the Number Two of al-Qaida, longtime confidant, physician, and amigo of dead terrorist Osama bin Laden.  A somewhat coherent Biden stumbled to the microphones this past Monday and stuttered out his message of a ‘successful drone strike’ on an old terrorist no one has seen in about a decade- if not longer.  Drooling Joe told his then-boss Barack Hussein Obama (and probably still boss) NOT to whack Osama but Obama ‘All Drama’ did.  Now, Joe wants us to think he’s a big, macho machine ordering death and destruction on every fourth string, D-team terrorist.  Folks, I don’t buy this crap nor will I.  When and if they confirm the DNA of the dead terrorist to be him or not, it means NOTHING.  NOTHING.  Big frigging deal.  Joe, you aren’t Donald J. Trump.  You’re a senile bum.  Resign now.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0912 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “More Lilac and Lavender.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The Beach Boys released a jam-packed best of CD: “The Warmth of the Sun” on May 22, 2007.  There are 28 tunes on it, all well-known tunes beloved by fans new and old alike.  We think anyone interested in the music of the time will definitely want to home in on this CD    IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much delicious fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of Country Joe and the Fish beginning on Tuesday, 16-July-2013 through Friday, 26-July-2013.  This was one of the greatest bands to explode out of San Francisco, California, during the Psychedelic 1960s.

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

[iii] We look forward to doing the music of Hummingbird at some point in the next year or so.

[iv] We look forward to doing the music of Ricky Nelson and Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band at some point within the next 10-15 years.  Keep vigilant!

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

[vi] We promoted the music of the Doors, the famed Los Angeles, California, hard rocking psychedelic band beginning on Saturday, 18-February-2012 through 02-April-2012.  We hope you will seek this legendary band out and consider adding it to your ever-growing collection.

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

[viii] ABBA?  You never know but if we are not all in reeducation camps or dead within the next 25 years, you could very well expect to see the music of ABBA.

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

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

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

[xii] Yesterday, Central African Republic was in the 168th place but today, Laos jumped in front of them.  We will see who is where tomorrow.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

215. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 03, 2022

2022 Wednesday: Many pundits are speculating as to the REAL REASON for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. Sure, American politicians should be able to travel wherever and whenever they wish without being fearful of communist thugs like communist China or fascist hoodlums like Russia. Some such as Tucker Carlson, Eric Bolling, Chris Salcedo, and others speculate as to whether “Mumbles” Pelosi’s ill-timed visit is a false flag so the Chi-Coms can snatch up the islands to the west of Taiwan with which to then launch an invasion of Taiwan?

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215. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 03, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices William Burnham Woods, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Harry Blackmun; U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish; U.S. Senator Chris Murphy; the Byrds featuring John York, the Climax Blues Band featuring Arthur Wood, Love featuring Arthur Lee, Metallica featuring James Hetfield, Paul McCartney and Wings, Stray Cats featuring Lee Rocker, and War featuring B.B. Dickerson:

  1. 881 Sunday: French King Louis III beats the Vikings at the Battle of Saucourt.
  2. 1108 Monday: Louis VI, “the Fat One,” is crowned king of France.
  3. 1492 Wednesday: Christopher Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain, on a voyage that took him to the present-day Americas.
  4. 1777 Sunday: During the Siege of Fort Stanwix, the first U.S. flag officially flew during the battle.
  5. 1807 Monday: Former Vice President Aaron Burr went on trial before a federal court in Richmond, Virginia, charged with treason; however, less than a month later, he won an acquittal.
  6. 1808 Wednesday: In New York City, future 26th U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish is born.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant March 17, 1869, to March 12, 1877.
  7. 1824 Tuesday: Future 45th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Burnham Woods is born in Newark, OH, on this date.  President Rutherford B. Hayes nominated the Democrat who became a Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice William Strong, also someone who began political life as a Democrat and then who became a Republican.  Burnham served December 21, 1880, to May 14, 1887.
  8. 1861 Saturday: A Federal fleet begins bombardment of Galveston, Texas.  Confederate shore batteries commence a counter-bombardment which would keep the Union fleet out to sea.  In another year or so, the Union would blockade all Southern ports.  
  9. 1863 Monday: Governor Seymour of New York petitions President Abraham Lincoln to end the draft in New York State due to all the problems concerning it.  Elsewhere, the first thoroughbred horse races took place at the Saratoga Racecourse in Saratoga Springs, New York.
  10. 1880 Tuesday: At Lake George, N.Y., organizers founded the American Canoe Association on this date.
  11. 1882 Thursday: The U.S. Congress passes the first law restricting immigration into the United States.  So many have come that a period of assimilation must occur lest the country splinter into countless different groups and subgroups.
  12. 1900 Friday: Businesspeople founded the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company on this date.
  13. 1914 Monday: Germany declared war on France at the onset of World War I; then, Great Britain declared war on Germany.  The French fleet set sail for North Africa while Belgium denies Germany passage through its country to attack France.
  14. 1921 Wednesday: Baseball commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis refused to reinstate former Chicago White Sox players implicated in the “Black Sox” scandal, despite their acquittals in jury trials.
  15. 1923 Friday: With the passing of President Warren G. Harding, Vice President Calvin Coolidge becomes the nation’s 30th president.
  16. 1925 Monday: The last U.S. troops leave Nicaragua, having been in that nation since 1912.    
  17. 1933 Thursday: The Mickey Mouse watch hits store shelves on this date with the price tag of $2.75.
  18. 1936 Monday: Jesse Owens of the United States won the first of his four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics as he took the 100-meter sprint.
  19. 1940 Saturday: British troops invade Italian Somaliland.  In so doing, they began liberating Italian East Africa which would include Ethiopia.
  20. 1941 Sunday: During World War II on the Eastern Front, Axis troops conquer the Soviet city of Rostov.
  21. 1943 Tuesday: U.S. Army Lt. General George S. Patton slapped a private at an army hospital in Sicily, accusing him of cowardice.  However, General Dwight D. Eisenhower later ordered Patton to apologize for this and a second, similar episode.  Meanwhile, the Nazis burn the city of Orel.
  22. 1944 Thursday: The Auschwitz Concentration Camp gasses 4,000 Gypsies in one day.
  23. 1946 Saturday: Future bassist with the Byrds[i] rock band, John York, is born on this date in White Plains, N.Y.
  24. 1948 Tuesday: Alger Hiss, advisor to deceased President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, suffers accusation of being a ‘communist.’
  25. 1949 Wednesday: The National Basketball Association underwent formation as a merger of the Basketball Association of America and the National Basketball League.  Meanwhile, in Britain, future keyboardist, Arthur Woods, with the Climax Blues Band[ii] is born.  Finally, B.B. Dickerson—future longtime bassist with the Los Angeles, California, fun-rock-soul-Latin jazz band, WAR[iii]—is born on this date in Torrance, California.
  26. 1958 Sunday: The nuclear-powered submarine USS Nautilus became the first vessel to cross the North Pole underwater.
  27. 1961 Thursday: Future bassist with the rock-a-billy band, Stray Cats[iv]—Lee Rocker—is born on this date in Massapequa, N.Y.
  28. 1963 Saturday: In Downey, California, future guitarist/vocalist with te heavy metal band, Metallica- James Hetfield- is born. 
  29. 1966 Wednesday: Concerned citizens discovered comedian Lenny Bruce, age 40, dead at his Los Angeles, California, home.
  30. 1971 Tuesday: Paul McCartney announces the formation of his new group, Wings[v].
  31. 1972 Thursday: The U.S. Senate ratified the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union.  However, the U.S. unilaterally withdrew from the treaty in 2002.
  32. 1973 Friday: In White Plains, N.Y., future U.S. Senator Chris Murphy is born.  A Democrat, he would enter the U.S. Senate representing the state of Connecticut on January 03, 2013.
  33. 1980 Sunday: Closing ceremonies took place in Moscow for the Summer Olympic Games, which numerous countries around the world boycotted due to the Russian invasion of Afghanistan.
  34. 1981 Monday: U.S. air traffic controllers went on strike, despite a warning from President Ronald Reagan that he would fire them, which he later did.
  35. 1984 Friday: Mary Lou Retton won a gold medal at the Los Angeles Summer Olympics.
  36. 1987 Monday: The Iran-Contra congressional hearings ended, with none of the 29 witnesses tying President Ronald Reagan directly to the diversion of arms-sales profits to Nicaraguan rebels fighting against the communist Sandinista regime led by the same scumbag leading the country now, the infamous Daniel Ortega.
  37. 1988 Wednesday: The Soviet Union released Mathias Rust, the young West German pilot who had landed a light airplane near Moscow’s Red Square in May 1987.  Meanwhile, the Iran-Contra hearings ended with the result being NO ties between President Ronald Reagan and the Nicaraguan rebels.
  38. 1993 Tuesday: The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 96-3 to confirm U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  (Note- many people ponder as to WHY the f**king Democrats can never return the favor?)
  39. 1994 Wednesday: Arkansas carried out the nation’s first triple execution in 32 years.  Meanwhile, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer takes the oath as the Supreme Court’s newest justice in a private ceremony at  Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist’s Vermont summer home.  The justice whom Breyer replaced- the 94th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Harry Blackmun- left the court on this date.  Blackmun served from March 14, 1970, until his retirement today. 
  40. 2000 Thursday: For some inexplicable reason, the Republican Party nominates Texas Governor George W. Bush as its nominee for president.  He would pair up with pro-never-ending war Republican, Richard “Dick” Cheney which would become the ticket from hell.  Still, war stocks would boom as would fossil fuel stocks and thus the Deep State would reap a windfall from the two terms of this diabolical ticket.  
  41. 2003 Sunday: The Episcopal Church’s House of Deputies further paved the way for the Reverend V. Gene Robinson to become the church’s first openly gay elected bishop, approving him on a 128-63 vote.  
  42. 2004 Tuesday: The Statue of Liberty pedestal in New York City reopened to the public for the first time since the 9/11 attacks.  Elsewhere, NASA launched space probe Messenger on a quest to reveal the secrets of mysterious, superhot Mercury, the sun’s nearest planet.
  43. 2005 Wednesday: Fourteen Marines from a reserve unit in Ohio were killed in a roadside bombing in Iraq.  Meanwhile, the journal Nature reported that a South Korean researcher had created the world’s first cloned dog, an Afghan hound named “Snuppy.”  (Although the scientist, Hwang Woo-Suk, was later disgraced over faked research, the cloning of Snuppy was independently confirmed. 
  44. 2006 Thursday: Famed guitarist-vocalist with the Los Angeles, California, psychedelic rock band, Love[vi]—Arthur Lee—died in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, from the effects of leukemia, on this date; the famed musician/vocalist was just 61 years old. 
  45. 2008 Sunday: As seems to be the norm, North Korea threatens to expel South Korean workers at the Kumgangsan Resort and even threatens war between the South and their country over whatever was supposedly done.
  46. 2009 Monday: In a historic first for the peoples of Latin America, Bolivia becomes the first country to say that indigenous peoples have a right to self-rule.  In other parts of Latin America- especially in Central America- they try to eradicate their native peoples. 
  47. 2010 Tuesday: As Hezbollah continues causing troubles for Israel along the Lebanese Israeli border, two Lebanese soldiers and a journalist are killed as is one Israeli soldier.  This causes the United Nations Security Council to go into a closed-door meeting.
  48. 2011 Wednesday: Now that the U.S. debt ceiling crisis of 2011, the second largest holder of U.S. debt- communist China- sees the Dagong Global Credit Rating of the People’s Republic of China downgrade the U.S. from A+ to A with a negative outlook- so says the Sydney Morning Herald.
  49. 2012 Friday: Following horrible weather conditions in North Korea, Pyongyang begs the United Nations for food aid.  Meanwhile, in Syria, the Free Syrian Army fighting to hold onto Aleppo finds themselves under heavy artillery fire from Syrian government forces. 
  50. 2013 Saturday: The federal government created a mere 162,000 jobs in the United States in July, falling far short of the expected 175,000-185,000 jobs.  Elsewhere, the Syrian civil war continues to rage as Syrian rebels capture an ammunition dump equipped with antitank missiles.  Not good for the Russian tanks employed by the Syrian army.
  51. 2014 Sunday: According to Brainy History, the Islamic State captures the Iraqi town of Sinjar, home to the country’s Yazidi religious minority population; residents fled in advance of the extremists, who have demanded that non-Muslim residents convert to Islam or face death.  Meanwhile, in the southern Gaza town of Rafah, an Israeli airstrike takes out a UNRWA-run school.  Locals claim several people were killed which leads the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Kyi-Moon to call out the Israelis.  Oh, STFU, Mr. Secretary-General.
  52. 2015 Monday: To reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 32-percent of the 2005 levels, President Barack Obama[vii] proposes the Clean Power Act, which is more stringent than the plan offered by the Environmental Protection Agency by 30-percent.  Meanwhile, in the northern Syrian city of Ariha in Idlib Governorate, citizens going about their business get something more than they planned when a Syrian warplane crashes into a populated area.  At least 37 people lose their lives while numerous others suffer injuries of one degree or another.
  53. 2016 Wednesday: U.S. Justice Department officials raised questions regarding President Barack Obama’s cash payments to Iran.  Meanwhile, the parliament in Nepal elects a former Maoist rebel, Pushpa Kemal Dahal, aka Prachanda (his rebel name) to be its next prime minister.  Next, the North Koreans as feisty as ever launch two medium-range missiles.  The first blows up while parts of the second come down in Japanese territorial waters leading to words between the two countries.
  54. 2017 Thursday: The enslaved peoples of Iran re-elect their dictator, “President” Hassan Rouhani, to a second term.  Meanwhile, in the first sentencing of its kind, Massachusetts woman Michelle Carter receives a prison sentence of 2.5 years for having urged her boyfriend to commit suicide.  The young man continually talked about ending his life and so she said ‘go ahead’ in some text messages that would come back to bite her on the ass.
  55. 2018 Friday: Scumbag reporter Carl Bernstein says that ‘the Trump presidency is worse than Watergate.’  Gee whiz, Mr. Bernstein, why don’t you STFU?  Meanwhile, famed Israeli filmmaker and director Moshe Mizrahi dies at age 86.  Elsewhere, when queried by reporters as to when North Korea will commence denuclearization of their country, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that ‘ultimately, they will be the ones to decide the timeline.’ 
  56. 2019 Saturday:  At a Wal-Mart in El Paso, Texas, a terrorist thug seeks out Mexicans to murder and in this heinous act, the POS kills 22 and injures another 24.  Meanwhile that night in Dayton, Ohio, another POS shooter sets out to kill people and in so doing takes the lives of nine and wounds another 27 at a pair of bars before police shoot him dead in the street.
  57. 2020 Monday:  President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order today in which, he forbids American companies (Google comes to mind as does Microsoft and numerous other big tech firms) from hiring foreign scab workers to displace higher-paid American workers.  Far too often in today’s America, American firms force American workers to train foreign workers to do their jobs and then send them packing.  This is not right and what the president did today is amazing.  NO more displacing Americans with foreign scabs.  Enough is enough.  Meanwhile, the stats are in for shootings in Chicago over the weekend: at least 33 people shot, 9 slain- including a 9-year-old boy and when compared to last July in Chicago, murders in the Windy City in July are up 139-percent.  Elsewhere, in New York City, at this point in time, there have been more shootings than ALL of last year’s combined.  What the hell is up with these BIG BLUE CITIES?  Where the hell are Black Lives Matter, you know, the Marxist, racist organization?  We thought black lives ‘matter?’  Apparently not.
  58. 2020 Monday A: President Donald J. Trump gave Chi-Com ‘video’ (spying) ap Tik-Tok until September 15 of this year to allow Microsoft to buy the intelligence gathering platform or to get out of the United States.  Boot them out ASAP!  Meanwhile, Illinois state Representative La Shawn ford, Democrat, calls to abolish teaching history in schools across the state as- according to him- it ‘leads to white privilege and a racist society.’  Will it ever stop?
  59. 2020 Monday B: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Chi-Com Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 18,166,298 confirmed cases, +313,847, 690,953 confirmed deaths, +11,159, and 10,768,016 confirmed recoveries, +169,689.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,795,493 confirmed cases, UP by 55,092 new cases, 157,729 confirmed deaths, UP by 616 new deaths, and 2,334,073 confirmed recoveries, UP by 29,222 new recoveries.   
  60. 2020 Monday C: COVID-19 Statistics next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 514,901 confirmed cases, 9,388 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 2,448 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,315 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 58,173 confirmed cases, 1,596 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  61. 2020 Monday D: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,664.40, UP 236.08 points (0.89%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,902.80, UP 157.52 points (1.47%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,294.61, UP 23.49 points (0.72%).  Currently, GOLD is at $1,989.50 per troy oz., UP 3.20 (+0.16%), SILVER is at $24.38 per troy oz., UP -0.032 (-0.13%), PLATINUM $936.00 per troy oz. UP +4.90 (+0.53%), and COPPER is at $2.92 per pound, +0.004 (+0.14%).  Light Sweet Crude Oil is 40.71, UP -0.30 (-0.73%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.98 Chi-Com yuan. In contrast, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros.  
  62. 2021 Tuesday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 200,235,188 confirmed cases, +615,459, 4,258,450 confirmed deaths, +9,934 and 180,504,022 confirmed recoveries, +463,161.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,049,615 confirmed cases, UP 104,758 from yesterday’s reporting, 630,497 confirmed deaths, UP 638, [viii] and 29,756,586 confirmed recoveries, UP 34,933.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [ix]  
  63. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 312,055 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 92,023 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 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: 3,993,702 confirmed cases, 64,568 confirmed deaths, and 2,108,101 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,687,063 confirmed cases, 39,179 confirmed deaths, and 2,095,192 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 43,616 confirmed cases, 538 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 482,575 confirmed cases, 6,179 confirmed deaths, and 231,156 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Minnesota: they have 614,990 confirmed cases, 7,771 confirmed deaths, and 602,808 confirmed recoveries. [x]  
  65. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 882,798 confirmed cases, 6,495 confirmed deaths, and 853,260 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Central African Republic, 168th country on the list: 7,151 cases of the virus, 98 confirmed deaths and 6,859 confirmed recoveries. [xi]     
  66. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,116.40, UP 278.24 points (+0.80%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,761.30, UP 80.23 points (+0.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,423.15, UP 35.99 points (+0.82%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.31 per barrel, -0.25 (-0.35%).  The price of GOLD is $1,816.10 per troy oz., +2.20 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $25.70 per troy ounce, +0.12 (+0.46%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,045.70 per troy oz, -1.20 (-0.11%) while the price of COPPER is $4.31 per pound, 0.00 (-0.01%). [xii]   he price of PALLADIUM is $2,650.98 per troy oz, +3.25 (+0.12%). [xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,900.00 per troy oz., +400.00 (+2.16%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $790,000.00 per CNY/T, +15,000.00 (+1.94%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,588.75 per USD/T, -0.30 (-1.15%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In North Korean Won, one greenback equals 900.00 and in Kuwaiti Dinar, a buck equal 424.38 and in Kyrgyzstani Som, one dollar equals 84.57 of theirs. [xv]        
  67. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.384 per gallon, $3.007 in Florida, $4.085 in Hawaii, and $3.862 in Washington state. [xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Maryland: $3.098.  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- Aruba: $4.852 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,599,366,342,829 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Kuwait, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Sweden with $47 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 133 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the flaming fiasco down along the U.S.-Mexico border and her 39th day since her one and only visit to the border.  Speaking of the ‘Border Czar,’ former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says that Joe Biden “MUST fire” “Kooky Kamala” because she has no clue as to what the f**k she is doing.  Elsewhere, Grant Stinchfield reported on Newsmax this evening that the mayor of McAllen, Texas, Javier Villalobos, has declared a disaster as they are being overrun by thousands of illegal aliens with no end in sight.
  69. 2021 Tuesday G: Foreign News-Overseas News I- Germany has set a trial date for a 100-year-old Nazi death camp guard.   Next, the Chi-Coms are lashing out angrily at the Republican Party following the release of their report on the origins and spread of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Oh, boohoo, Chi-Coms, shut the hell up.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms and their attack on the GOP, Rep. Michael McCaul, R-TX 10th CD, says the Chi-Coms’ wailing and sniveling over the recent report is further proof of their duplicity in the crime of the century- unleashing the Chi-Vi on the world.  Rep. McCaul said it is ‘the worst cover-up in human history.’  No wonder the Beijing bullies are upset.  Speaking of the communists, Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, has once again called for moving the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics out of the authoritarian country and somewhere else to a more deserving country.   Rep. Tim Burchett, R-TN 2nd CD, says that the United States ‘must cut off communist China completely.’
  70. 2021 Tuesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News II– The Saudi foreign ministry has suggested that it won’t take part in the Abraham Accords.  Well, screw them.  Next, South Korea reports that the North Koreans want sanctions eased for them to return to direct talks with the United States.  Moving on, the Lebanese president is calling for an investigation into the Beirut blast that leveled much of the city a year ago tomorrow.  At least 204 people lost their lives while another 6,500 suffering injuries of varying degrees.  Tens of thousands more were made homeless in the space of a second.  Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken spoke with the Afghan president to see about ‘hastening along the peace negotiations with the Taliban.’  Mr. Secretary, the Taliban is overrunning the country, sir, how about helping them with air support?
  71. 2021 Tuesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The United States is donating another 110 million doses of the Chi-Com Virus vaccine abroad.  Hopefully, it’s the Johnson & Johnson crap.  In other Chi-Vi-related news, Florida’s schools have quickly rescinded their mask mandates for the upcoming school year after ‘America’s Governor’ Ron DeSantis threatened their funding.  NO MASKS for kids!  In fact, Governor Pete Ricketts, R-NE, says that ‘mask mandates and lockdowns are counterproductive.’     
  72. 2021 Tuesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Elsewhere, scientific journal writer Peter Hotez says that ‘questioning Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci should be labeled a “HATE CRIME.”  Interesting note: Professor Hotez has received funding from Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.’  Man, the fruit does not fall far from the pestilent stink-tree.
  73. 2021 Tuesday K: Voting Integrity-Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Former President Barack Hussein Obama ripped into the ‘Republican fog’ surrounding voting rights in this country.  President Donald J. Trump was highlighting a new forensic report that shows that Joe Biden received more than 8 million fraudulent votes in last year’s presidential election.
  74. 2021 Tuesday L: Joe Biden News I– Enfeebled Joe Biden believes that putting pressure on U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer to retire would harm the nation’s highest court and would politicize it.  Of course, the Democratic-Socialists reacted to this statement in the same way that Dracula would to a Crucifix and a vial of Holy Water. 
  75. 2021 Tuesday M: Joe Biden Regime News I– A new report regarding the Biden regime says that federal agencies do extraordinarily little to protect the data of U.S. citizens from being hacked by foreign adversaries. 
  76. 2021 Tuesday N: Political News I– The Democrats are at war with one another and the division within their hardcore-left-of-center party continues to grow.  Democrats are screeching and wailing over the end of the evictions moratorium which leads the rest of us to ask a scathing question of the liberal losers: YOU were giving people an extra 300 smackers on top of their unemployment so where the f**k did it go?  They weren’t paying their rent with the extra $1,200 per month.  This is crazy, landlords have bills, too, as do the people they hire to do the electrical work, the plumbing work, the reclamation work should the tenants to whom they have given housing trashed it.  Many people invest in rental properties to pay the bills and now, the Democrats are destroying that segment of the American economy along with numerous others.  Shame on them.
  77. 2021 Tuesday O: Political News II– Republican National Committee Chairperson Ronna McDaniel says that for Donald J. Trump to win in 2024, Republicans must win in 2022.  Next, many people now believe that the reason as to WHY New York AG Leticia James came out and trashed her boss, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov by listing his crimes as disgraced FBI Director James “Criminal” Comey did Hillary Rodham Clinton back in 2016 is that she wants to cripple him so she can run for his job and possibly win in 2022.  Now, that’s devious.  Still, the Albany County D.A. is now investigating Governor Cuomo so maybe someone else is going to do the dirty work for A.G. James.
  78. 2021 Tuesday P: Political News III– President Donald J. Trump’s attorney says that the Department of Justice ordering the Internal Revenue Service to hand over his client’s tax returns to the cretins in the U.S. Congress is occurring sans any evidence of wrongdoing.   Next, that crackpot scarecrow loser in the U.S. Senate- Elizabeth Warren, DS-MA,- says that ‘GOP voting laws are somehow connected to abortion.’  Say the flip what?  This woman is an angry loser.  Elsewhere, Governor J.B. Pritzker, DS-IL, says he is going to ‘enforce background checks on private gun sales.’  You should have been doing that already.  Moving on, the U.S. Senate voted to award ‘gold medals’ to the Capitol Hill cops who were at the Capitol on January 06, 2021.  What a load of crap.
  79. 2021 Tuesday Q: Political News IV– Grant Stinchfield of Newsmax lambasted the 18 Republicans who eagerly signed onto the $1.3 trillion ‘infrastructure bill.’  Again, here they are: Roy Blunt, R-MO; Richard Burr, R-NC; Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV; Bill Cassidy, R-LA; Mike Crapo; R-ID, James Risch, R-ID; Thom Tillis; R-NC; Todd Young, R-IN; Mike Rounds, R-SD; John Hoeven, R-ND, Kevin Cramer, R-ND; Lisa Murkowski, R-AK; Rob Portman, R-OH; Mitt Romney, R-UT; Susan Collins, R-ME; Chuck Grassley, R-IA; Lindsey Graham, R-SC; and “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, R-KY.  Here is some more of the crap contained within the ‘infrastructure bill’- $16.3 billion for ‘renewable energy’ program; $250 million for invasive plant elimination (how about for invasive human beings’ elimination, i.e., ILLEGAL ALIENS?), and $10 million per year for Motor Vehicle per-mile user fee program.  So now, the American people will be taxed per mile by local, state, and federal government?  There will be a new industry just as there is now with the manufacturing of vaccination ID cards, one in which, odometers will be reset and reset. 
  80. 2021 Tuesday R: Political News V– Tucker Carlson reported tonight from Budapest, Hungary, that the New York Times- the so-called ‘paper of record’- received millions of dollars from communist China to shill for the thugs in Beijing.  Islands that belong to Japan, they claimed belonged to the Chi-Coms as well as did everything to trash anyone who said that the Xi Jinping Bat Flu came from the Wuhan Institute of Virology was ‘xenophobic,’ a ‘racist,’ and/or a ‘bigot.’  Mr. Carlson said that the New York Times was not the only ‘news outlet’ to take Chi-Com yuan and then lie their asses off about anything their Beijing masters ordered them to do.  Wow.  Hence, ‘Chi-Coms good, Wuhan lab ‘innocent,’ and Donald J. Trump a ‘big, fat, evil racist.’  What a load of crap.
  81. 2021 Tuesday S: U.S. Senate News I– The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee finally is seeking to repeal the 2002 use of military force in Iraq powers they gave to President George W. Bush.  Interested observers ask what took you so long to do this?  You should never have bestowed those powers on President Bush.  The AICPENDBLOG.COM believes, however, that the Deep State forced Bush’s hand into invading Iraq so everyone could rake in lots of bucks while then using the exact same war powers act to trash Bush #43.
  82. 2021 Tuesday T: Business News– In various parts of the United States, McDonalds Restaurants will require both employees and customers to mask up or to go across the street to Burger King.   Restaurants in New York City are going to require that ALL customers- with the blessings of outgoing NYC Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio- to show proof of vaccination, i.e., show their papers, otherwise, they cannot enter, sit down, and eat.  It would appear that the government is going to have private businesses do their dirty work just as they require employers to deduct payroll taxes from their workers’ salaries and then hand them over to government apparatchiks.  Well, there will always be restaurants that welcome all diners so it is important that we share names and locations in the same ways that hoboes of old shared whose house would provide one a meal and which house would not.
  83. 2021 Tuesday U: Special Election News– Tonight in the GOP primary race in Ohio’s 15th CD in a race to fill the vacant seat of former Rep. Steve Stivers, Donald J. Trump-backed candidate Mike Carey won big time.  Meanwhile, on the Democratic side of the aisle, state Rep. Allison Russo was projected to win the Democratic nomination.  The general election will be this November.  And they say Trump-backed candidates can’t win.  You win some, you lose some and Barack Hussein Obama has lost almost every endorsement he ever made- “Loser” with a capital “L.”
  84. 2021 Tuesday V: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News I– New York Attorney General Leticia James released the results of the probe into Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov and none of it looked good.  She would not commit to prosecuting the immoral chief executive and left it for others to do.  New York state Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul, Democrat, said today “NO one is above the law.”  Later in the day, Joe Biden called for the Empire State governor to ‘step down’ for his reprobate activities as did House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer.   Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st CD, called for the ‘immediate arrest’ of the immoral governor on grounds of criminal sexual harassment.  Good.  Lock him up.
  85. 2021 Tuesday W: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News II– However, Joe Biden is so out of it that he did not realize that as he was calling on his fellow Democratic-Socialist to step down, he opened the door for others to demand Mr. Biden step down due to his LONG HISTORY of groping, grabbing, smooching, rubbing, and saying all sorts of suggestive and disturbing things.  What is clear, too, is that AG James lacks the balls to pursue her boss, Governor “Killer” Cuomo.   Elsewhere, Missouri Governor Mike Parson has officially pardoned Mark and Patricia McCloskey for their ‘gun crimes convictions’ of last year.  Excellent.
  86. 2021 Tuesday X: Mass Shootings News– Two employees were wounded in a warehouse shooting in Tennessee.  Cops responding on scene shot the shooter.  Elsewhere, after some shots were fired outside the Pentagon, the entire facility went on lockdown.  It seems the bravest of the brave had to cower in fear inside the walls of America’s defense epicenter.   Apparently, a law enforcement officer may have lost his life in the incident.  Jihad?  White Supremacism?  Black Lives Matter?  Angry lover?  We don’t know.
  87. 2021 Tuesday Y: Big Tech News– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, slams YouTube for its censorship of free speech and urges users to find alternative sites to share their views.
  88. 2021 Tuesday Z: California State News– Backers of Recall Governor Gavin Newsom are seeking to block language on the upcoming recall ballot that the effort to cleanse California of Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom is a ‘power grab by the GOP.  Governor Newsom, people from across the political spectrum are banding together to get YOU out of office just as they did with Governor Gray Davis, another corrupt Democrat governor.
  89. 2021 Tuesday AA: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1682 what with a $179 million jackpot on the line: 01, 09, 17, 27, 34, and Mega 24.  Out of 73,454 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers BUT NO MEGA for a prize of $1,091,799.  The winning ticket was sold at the Cortesia Market in Pacoima, CA 91331.
  90. 2022 Wednesday: Many pundits are speculating as to the REAL REASON for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan.  Sure, American politicians should be able to travel wherever and whenever they wish without being fearful of communist thugs like communist China or fascist hoodlums like Russia.  Some such as Tucker Carlson, Eric Bolling, Chris Salcedo, and others speculate as to whether “Mumbles” Pelosi’s ill-timed visit is a false flag so the Chi-Coms can snatch up the islands to the west of Taiwan with which to then launch an invasion of Taiwan?  Anything is indeed possible in this world and some such as my family and me see signs of the End Times on the horizon.  One cannot make this stuff up.  No, all one need do is to read the Holy Bible.  Still, after all the suffering, the death, and the destruction, we will win.  That is the promise of GOD.  Chef Hector Santanamos “El Chilte” De Soto.

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This artwork is #0911 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Poppies and Smoke Trees.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The Beach Boys released their next live album, “Songs from Here and Back,” a special release album that came out on May 15, 2006, one that came out from Hallmark for two months back in the day.  This is rather a hodgepodge of tunes, most of the live ones from 1989- two from back in 1974- as well as three solo studio tunes, one from Brian Wilson, one from Mike Love, and one from Alan Jardine.  You get the lineup back in 1989- Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Mike Love, Bruce Johnston, and Alan Jardine- plus the longtime Beach Boys backup band, the one that provides the background on the road.  The two from 1974 feature Dennis Wilson and Ricky Fataar in the mix while the solo studio recordings feature a variety of accompanying musicians.  IF you can find this one, it’s a worthy addition to one’s collection and if you can’t, well, it is what it is.  Enjoy.

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[i] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Not sure if we will ever present the music of the other bands with which York played like the Bees, the Sir Douglas Quintet, the Museums, CRY, Gene Clark’s solo band, and Carla Olson.

[ii] We began promoting the music of the greatest British blues rock band, the Climax Blues Band, beginning on Monday, 16-September-2019 through Sunday, 27-October-2019.  This included the solo efforts of Pete Haycock and Colin Cooper.  We hope you will check them out and add them to your collection.

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

[iv] When we begin promoting American bands again, we will be sure to include the Stray Cats as well as the group’s individual members.  We hope you will remain alert for the day we do.

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

[vi] 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.

[vii] Many believe Barack Obama should be disqualified as a president because most believe he was born outside the United States which would ban him from ever seeking the highest office in the land.  At the very least, an asterisk should be placed by his name in all U.S. history books.

[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.

214. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY AUGUST 02, 2022

72. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I- We learned today that the Chi-Coms are openly boasting that the Biden regime could not stop them from launching an amphibious and airborne invasion of Taiwan. The U.S. Navy has been drawing ire over its emphasis on WOKE POLITICS rather than preparing for war-fighting.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 101

214. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY AUGUST 02, 2022:

Primary Election Day: Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and Washington

President Warren G. Harding; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Shiras, Jr.; U.S. Treasury Secretary John W. Snow; U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen; the Association featuring Brian Cole, the Band featuring Garth Hudson, Deep Purple featuring Joe Lynn Turner, Garbage featuring Butch Vig, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Mark Naftalin, Traffic featuring Jim Capaldi, and Wishbone Ash featuring Ted Turner:

  1. 257 Sunday: St. Stephen I ends his reign as the 23rd Roman Catholic Pope.  He became the Vicar of Christ on March 12, 254.
  2. 640 Sunday: The 71st Roman Catholic Pope Severinus ended his time as the shepherd of all Christendom.  He first became pontiff on May 28 of this year.
  3. 686 Monday: The reign of the 82nd Roman Catholic Pope John V ended on this date.  Ten days and a year earlier- on July 23, 685- he picked up his Holy Cross and carried it forth until today.
  4. 1057 Sunday: The reign of the 154th Roman Catholic Pope Stephen IX began on this date.  After 239 days, his reign would end on March 29, 1058.
  5. 1492 Tuesday: King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella expel ALL Jews from Spain.
  6. 1610 Monday: During his fourth voyage to the Western Hemisphere, English explorer Henry Hudson sailed into what we now know as Hudson Bay.
  7. 1718 Tuesday: Austria joins the Triple Alliance.
  8. 1776 Friday: Members of the Continental Congress began attaching their signatures to the Declaration of Independence.
  9. 1791 Tuesday:  Samuel Briggs and his son, Samuel Briggs, Jr. received a joint patent for their nail-making machine.  They were the first father-son pair to receive a patent.
  10. 1802 Monday: The citizens of France declare Napoleon Bonaparte “counsel for life.’
  11. 1819 Monday: The first parachute jump takes place in the United States.
  12. 1832 Thursday: American troops decimate Native Americans at the Battle of Bad Axe River in Wisconsin.  Meanwhile, in Iowa, the Black Hawk War ends as 1,300 Illinois militia defeat the Sac and Fox Indians.
  13. 1858 Monday: In the cities of Boston and New York, workers installed the first street mailboxes on this date.
  14. 1861 Friday: Congress passed the first income tax.  The government intended for the taxes to help pay for the cost of fighting the Civil War; however, the Congress never enacted the tax laws.
  15. 1875 Monday: The world’s first roller skating rink opens in London, England.
  16. 1876 Wednesday: While playing poker at a saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory, Jack McCall shot and killed frontiersman “Wild Bill” Hickok.  However, McCall went to the gallows for his crime.
  17. 1887 Tuesday: Rowell Hodge patented barbed wire on this date.
  18. 1892 Tuesday: Charles A. Wheeler patented the first escalator.
  19. 1909 Monday: The original Lincoln “Wheat” penny first went into circulation, replacing the “Indian Head” cent.
  20. 1914 Sunday: Russian troops invade East Prussia during World War I.  The Potsdam Conference ends, and Great Britain begins mobilizing troops.  What’s more, Germany and Turkey sign a secret treaty.  Finally, the Belgium government receives the German ultimatum, ‘let German troops pass through their country to invade France or suffer invasion.’  What’s more, the Germans feed false news that French troops bombed Nuremburg, to cover their invasion of the country.
  21. 1921 Tuesday: A jury acquitted eight White Sox players accused of throwing the 1919 World Series.
  22. 1922 Wednesday: Alexander Graham Bell, generally regarded as the inventor of the telephone, died in Nova Scotia, Canada, at age 75.
  23. 1923 Thursday: The 29th President of the United States, Warren G. Harding, a Republican, died in San Francisco, California at the age of 57.  Cause of death was heart problems compounded by pneumonia.  He served from March 04, 1921, until his death today. Vice President Calvin Coolidge became president.
  24. 1924 Saturday: In Pittsburgh, Pa., the 53rd U.S. Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice George Shiras, Jr., died at the age of 92.  President Benjamin Harris nominated the Republican to fill the seat of Republican Associate Justice Joseph Bradley.  Shiras served from July 26, 1892, to February 23, 1903.
  25. 1926 Monday: John Barrymore and Mary Astor starred in the first showing of the Vitaphone System, which combined pictures with sound in the movies.  
  26. 1928 Thursday: Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini—Il Duce—signs a treaty of peace with Abyssinia.
  27. 1934 Thursday: Adolf Hitler becomes commander-in-chief of Germany upon the death of President Paul von Hindenburg of World War I fame.
  28. 1937 Monday: Garth Hudson, future keyboardist with the rock group, the Band[i], was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.  
  29. 1938 Tuesday: Bright yellow baseballs first appeared in a major league game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the St. Louis Cardinals.  The league hoped the balls would be easier to see for the players but apparently, it did not work out that way.
  30. 1939 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Hatch Act.  The act prohibited civil service employees from taking an active part in political campaigns.  Elsewhere, future 73rd U.S. Treasury Secretary John W. Snow is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George W. Bush from February 03, 2003, to June 28, 2006.  Meanwhile, physicist Albert Einstein signed a letter to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in which, he urged the United States to have an atomic weapons research program.
  31. 1943 Monday: During World War II, U.S. Navy boat, PT-109, commanded by Lt. John F. Kennedy, sank after the Japanese destroyer Amangiri rammed it off the coast of the Solomon Islands in the middle of the night.  Two crewmembers died in the accident; Kennedy led the survivors to nearby islands until rescuers could find them.  Meanwhile on the Eastern Front, an armed uprising at the Treblinka death camp breaks out as inmates attack the SS guards.
  32. 1944 Wednesday: Mark Naftalin, keyboardist with numerous Bay Area bands but primarily in a later lineup of the Quicksilver Messenger Service, was born on this date in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Meanwhile, in Evesham, Worcestershire, England, future drummer and vocalist with the British rock band, Traffic[ii], Jim Capaldi, is born.  Elsewhere, Turkey breaks off diplomatic relations with Nazi Germany.
  33. 1950 Wednesday: Ted Turner—future rock guitarist/vocalist with the British rock band, Wishbone Ash[iii]—is born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  34. 1951 Thursday: Joe Lynn Turner, future vocalist with the British rock bands, Deep Purple[iv] and Rainbow is born in Hackensack, N.J., on this date.
  35. 1955 Tuesday: In Viroqua, Wisconsin, future drummer with the grunge rock band, Garbage- Butch Vig- is born.
  36. 1957 Friday: In Chicago, Illinois, future U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen is born.  A Democrat, she would enter the Senate representing Nevada on January 03, 2019.
  37. 1958 Saturday: After 3 months, Jordan and Iraq dissolve their Arab Federation.
  38. 1964 Sunday: North Vietnamese patrol boats reportedly fire on a U.S. Navy destroyer…this would become the Gulf of Tonkin Incident that would start the Vietnam War.
  39. 1972 Wednesday: Gold hits a record $70 per ounce in London.  Elsewhere- in Los Angeles, California, bassist-vocalist and founding member of the rock band, the Association[v]—Brian Cole—dies from a drug-related overdose; he was 29 years old.
  40. 1974 Friday: Former White House counsel John W. Dean III received a sentence of one to four years in prison for obstruction of justice in the Watergate cover-up.  He ended up serving four months.
  41. 1980 Saturday: Fascist terrorists bomb the railway station at Bologna, Italy, killing 86 people and wounding many more.
  42. 1983 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives approved a law that designated the third Monday of January would be a federal holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  President Ronald Reagan signed the law into being on November 02.
  43. 1985 Friday: At Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, 137 people died when Delta Air Lines Flight 191, a Lockheed L-1011 Tristar, crashed while attempting to land.
  44. 1990 Thursday: Iraq invaded Kuwait, seizing control of the oil-rich emirate.  However, the world came together in a grand coalition and drove the Iraqis out in Operation Desert Storm.  
  45. 1994 Tuesday: Congressional hearings begin on the Whitewater Scandal, the one involving Hillary Clinton and numerous cronies of both she and her hubby, Bill Clinton.  Fifteen of these cronies would be convicted.  Among them were Jim Guy Tucker, Web Hubbell, Jim and Susan McDougal, David Hale, Stephen Smith, among others.  
  46. 2000 Wednesday: Republicans awarded Texas Gov. George W. Bush their 2000 presidential nomination at the party’s convention in Philadelphia and ratified Dick Cheney as his running mate.
  47. 2004 Monday: During the Republican National Convention, former President Gerald R. Ford suffers a stroke.
  48. 2008 Saturday: In an embarrassment for the United States, the International Olympics Committee strips the U.S. of its 4 x 400-meter relay race after one member of the team admits to having doped.  Shame.
  49. 2009 Sunday: Following violent civil unrest in Xinjiang Province in western China, the Chi-Coms go out and round up 319 additional suspects and take them away for interrogation.  You know what’s going to happen to these poor bastards…
  50. 2010 Monday: The U.S. government estimates that the Deepwater Horizon oil spill dumped an estimated 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.  Meanwhile, as the Cuban people continue suffering under the harsh communist regime, dictator Raul Castro promises them that the government will do something to alleviate their pain.
  51. 2011 Tuesday: As the Debt Ceiling Crisis of 2011 continues, the U.S. Senate picks up where the House left off yesterday and passes the bill sent to the upper chamber by the lower.  From there, it journeys to the desk of President Barack Hussein Obama, who scribbles his signature on it and lo and behold, the federal government can continue operations.
  52. 2012 Thursday: In the Pakistani city of Lahore, two jihadists carry out a pair of bomb detonations at a fruit market that sadly for the customers sent way too many of them to meet with Allah far sooner than any of them planned that day while wounding loads of others.  What the hell is wrong with these people?  Meanwhile, Chi-Com authorities scoop up 20 terror suspects in Xinjiang Province.
  53. 2013 Friday: Vice President Joe Biden swears in the new United States UN ambassador, Samantha Power.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of State announces a travel warning for all U.S. citizens in Southwest Asia and North Africa as well as the closure of several embassies following threats made by al-Qaida thugs.
  54. 2014 Saturday: After a 6.1-magnitude earthquake hits Yunnan Province in China, 367 people die and more than 1,880 suffer injuries.  Meanwhile, Dr. Kent Brantley, the first Ebola victim brought to the United States from Africa was safely escorted into a specialized isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, where he recovered from the disease.
  55. 2015 Sunday: A year prior to the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, questions arise about the health hazards present in the waters off the coast where athletes will compete in a variety of events.  Additional tests commence so that the authorities can protect the health of all attending the massive event.  Meanwhile, Houthi rebels- backed by the terrorists in Iran- fire a missile out of Yemen into the Saudi city of Najran killing at least one civilian going about his business.  When you have rats, you exterminate them.
  56. 2016 Tuesday:  Hillary Clinton retakes the lead over her GOP challenger Donald J. Trump with a post-convention bounce.   Meanwhile, candidate Trump voices concerns that the November election is going to be rigged in the favor of his Democratic rival.  Meanwhile, following Trump criticizing Muslim gold star parents, public outrage grows against him.   Finally, airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria amp up as the Obama administration attempts to make it seem as though his administration is ‘on the ball’ when it comes to battling terrorism.
  57. 2017 Wednesday:  President Donald J. Trump signs legislation imposing sanctions on Russia for having interfered in U.S. elections and for its actions in other parts of the world.  Elsewhere, at age 96, Britain’s Prince Phillip bids the British people farewell in his final public appearance.  After this, he would retire from further public events.
  58. 2018 Thursday: Much to the disgust of many, Pope Francis announces that all executions for criminality are unacceptable, no matter the crime.  Thank you, Pontiff, thank you.  He adds this view to the Church’s Catechism.   Elsewhere, Apple Inc. becomes the first publicly traded company to be worth more than $1 trillion.  Meanwhile, President Juan Manuel Santos, the outgoing president of Colombia, bestows two-year citizenship to 440,000 Venezuelan refugees seeking asylum in their country which will give them access to health and financial aid benefits.
  59. 2019 Friday:  The Saudi government- in an effort to woo Western nations announces a lifting of many restrictions on women within the kingdom, allowing them to drive and to leave the country for trips abroad sans accompaniment by male family members.  Meanwhile, the U.S. formally announces that it plans on withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia.  The Russians aren’t following it anyway so what the heck?
  60. 2020 Sunday: For the first time in 45 years, NASA and SpaceX conduct a successful water landing as the Dragon X crew capsule returns two American astronauts- Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley- to Earth after two months on the International Space Station.  No longer does the United States need to pay Vladimir Putin’s Russia $85 million a pop to send American astronauts into space which once again proves to the world that Donald Trump is not a Russian stooge. 
  61. 2020 Sunday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- The Beijing Bat Flu, the one Xi Jinping sent to the rest of the world, continues trashing the world as the escapee from the Wuhan Institute of Virology continues taking names and calling numbers.  Here are the stats for the globe for today: 17,852,451 confirmed cases, UP 257,910 cases, 679,794 confirmed deaths, UP 355, and 10,598,327 confirmed recoveries, UP 265,161.  In the United States, here are the stats for today: 4,740,401 confirmed cases, UP 54,187, 157,113 confirmed deaths, UP 743, and 2,304,851 confirmed recoveries, UP 11,623.  The question is, WHEN are the Chi-Coms going to pay the GIGANTIC PRICE for their crimes?
  62. 2020 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington state- here are the stats, Golden State first: 509,162 confirmed cases, 9,356 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 2,197 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,269 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 57,541 confirmed cases, 1,592 confirmed deaths, and like other mostly BLUE locales, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  For the heck of it, let’s look at Massachusetts.  Here are their numbers: 118.458 confirmed cases, 8,638 confirmed deaths, but like many other states, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  There is light at the end of the tunnel…
  63. 2020 Sunday C: Anxious liberals are awaiting the VP pick of former Vice President Joe Biden, expected sometime this upcoming week.  Many believe it’s going to be California Sen. Kamala Harris, a woman who has achieved every position through the alleged trading of sexual favors to achieve it.  Others think it might be the Pelosi favorite, California Rep. Karen Bass, a known fan of Fidel and Raul Castro.  Others think it might be noted ‘woman of color,’ Senator Liz Warren of Massachusetts while others ponder the pick as being Susan Rice, former National Security Advisor in the Obama administration.  Still others contend Joe Biden has no clue as to who it’s going to be and awaits notice from whomever is TRULY behind his campaign.  At one time, many of us believed it could be Michelle Obama as the top of the ticket but now, who knows- it might be angry loser Stacey Abrams.
  64. 2021 Monday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 199,557,806 confirmed cases, +473,151, 4,247,967 confirmed deaths, +7,596 and 180,027,906 confirmed recoveries, +401,942.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,893,949 confirmed cases, UP 55,711 from yesterday’s reporting, 629,859 confirmed deaths, UP 479, [vi] and 29,716,272 confirmed recoveries, UP 31,627.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]  
  65. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 311,417 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 92,661 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  66. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,983,692 confirmed cases, 64,543 confirmed deaths, and 2,105,689 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,636,066 confirmed cases, 39,079 confirmed deaths, and 2,089,018 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 43,227 confirmed cases, 537 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 477,723 confirmed cases, 6,172 confirmed deaths, and 231,097 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., South Carolina: they have 623,947 confirmed cases, 9,915 confirmed deaths, and 583,708 confirmed recoveries. [viii]    
  67. 2021 Monday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 879,650 confirmed cases, 6,487 confirmed deaths, and 852,115 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Burundi, 167th country on the list: 7,505 cases of the virus, 38 confirmed deaths and 773 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  68. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,838.16, DOWN 97.31 points (-0.28%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,681.07, UP 8.39 points (+0.057%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,387.16, DOWN 8.10 points (-0.18%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.57 per barrel, +0.27 (+0.38%).  The price of GOLD is $1,813.40 per troy oz., -8.80 (-0.48%) while the price of SILVER is $25.40 per troy ounce, -0.18 (-0.40%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,050.10 per troy oz, -6.10 (-0.58%) while the price of COPPER is $4.43 per pound, -0.01 (-0.15%). [x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,679.70 per troy oz, +4.18 (+0.16%). [xi] The price of RHODIUM is $18,500.00 per troy oz., +100.00 (+0.54%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per troy oz., +22,500.00 (+2.99%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,614.00 per troy oz., +16.25 (+0.63%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.0000226.  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 19.89.     In Jordanian Dinar, one greenback equals 0.71 and in Kazakhstani Tenge, a buck equal 424.38 and in Kenyan Schilling, one dollar equals 108.55 of theirs. [xiii]        
  69. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.379 per gallon, $2.968 in Florida, $4.082 in Hawaii, and $3.854 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- Massachusetts: $3.032.  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- Canada: $4.739 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,595,425,431071 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 which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Mexico, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Kuwait with $47 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  70. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 132 for the world-famous ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the calamity befalling the nation along the southern border and Day No. 38 since her one- and only- LOL (as she always does)- visit to the slowest sector in the entire region.  Every day, approximately 5,000-10,000 illegal aliens are crossing into the United States, the advance guard of an international occupation force.  As they belittle and vilify white people using the same tactics that fat toad, Hugo Chavez, employed in Venezuela to transform his country from the most prosperous nation in Latin America to the absolute worst one in less than a decade.  What Hugo did is what the Nazis did before him and that is to single out one group, isolate it, make them highly unpopular, destroy them, and appropriate everything they own.  We must resist and the frigging Republicans must wake the f**k up.
  71. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Even though a federal judge ordered an end to the DACA program, The USCIS- the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is acting as though the judge’s ruling means nothing.  IF President Trump had told a judge to buzz off, he would be impeached yet again, yet that senile fool Joe Biden will get away with everything until his use to his handlers ends.  Ah, well, One America News presents the current numbers of the Biden Border Debacle as follows: first, here is the cost for just this day of caring for the illegal alien invaders: $509,880,896.  Second, here is the cost for this year of caring for all the illegal aliens: $233,934,602,240.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal aliens who have crossed into the United States just this year: 2,397,642.  Fourth and final, here are the numbers for the illegal aliens estimated to be in the country as you read this: 36,397,646.  We have said since the blog’s inception that back in 2009, the numbers were around 35-50 million.  Now, we believe the numbers are closer to 75-to-100 million and this is not good, not good at all.  We must round them up, imprison them in Joe Arpaio-style tent prisons in the desert making them work, then load them onto all available transports and deport them back to whence the f**k they came.
  72. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I- We learned today that the Chi-Coms are openly boasting that the Biden regime could not stop them from launching an amphibious and airborne invasion of Taiwan.  The U.S. Navy has been drawing ire over its emphasis on WOKE POLITICS rather than preparing for warfighting.  (Note- we have said this before and will say it again: the Chi-Coms although most likely ultimately victorious in invading Taiwan will suffer losses the likes of which, they cannot comprehend.  Look what the badly outnumbered U.S. Marines did to the Imperial Japanese when the latter invaded Wake Island shortly after Pearl Harbor.  The Taiwanese people are FREE people, and the Chi-Coms are communists, and the FREE people will fight to the bitter end.  We expect the Chi-Coms could easily lose 2-5 million people in the invasion, in the surrounding waters, and in the air.  Sure, a drop in the bucket for them but the global embarrassment would be humiliating to the country that wants to rule both the world and the near Solar System.  What?  Are they planning on building gulags on the moon and Mars?).
  73. 2021 Monday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– (Former) Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe says that the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing should be yanked from that country due to them letting loose the Xi Jinping Bat Flu across the world just as they also covered it up to the best of their abilities.  A new report compiled by the GOP proves beyond the shadow of a doubt that Xi Jinping’s namesake virus was allowed to leak from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Rep. Tim Burchett, R-TN 2nd CD, says there’s NO WAY that Joe Biden will go after Beijing for the crimes they’ve committed.   Meanwhile, a new poll from Rasmussen says that a majority of (brain dead) Dems want mask mandates reinstituted.’  What a swarm of ants.  One of the ants- New York City Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio says HE won’t be reinstituting mask mandates.  The dog dingus is trying to get people to return to the Big Apple.
  74. 2021 Monday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– The Biden regime is thrashing around like U.S. Olympian Raven Saunders when she was twerking on the sidelines at the Tokyo Olympic Games this past weekend: since the Centers for Disease Control cannot stop the eviction moratorium, mouthpieces are urging sympathetic states to continue the moratorium.  (Note- look- furloughed and/or unemployed workers were getting an extra $300 per week or $1,200 per month.  WTF weren’t they paying their rent?  Landlords have bills, too, for Christ’s Sake!)  Meanwhile, Rep. Doug LaMalfa, R-CA 1st CD, says that the GOP is going to have to develop its own COVID-19 protocols.  Next, fully vaccinated Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, is being treated for a mild case of the Chi-Vi.  In other Xi Jinping Bat Flu news, Governor John Bel Edwards, DS-LA, is ordering a new round of INDOOR mask mandates.  Oh, boy.
  75. 2021 Monday K: Voting Integrity-Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Attorney General Mark Brnovich, R-AZ, says that the Democrats and far-left rabble rousers have been abusing the elections systems for years, if not decades.   Meanwhile, nearly 60 House Republicans ask a judge to toss the Department of Justice lawsuit against the State of Georgia over its new voting laws onto the scrap heap of history.  It is a bogus lawsuit filed by a fraudulent Department of Justice.
  76. 2021 Monday K: Political News I– President Donald J. Trump’s attorney said the recent order by U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland directed to the Internal Revenue Service to hand over his client’s tax returns to Congress for yet another ‘shit show’ in the House is both ‘harassment and outrageous.’  Meanwhile, Eli Lake says there’s still time for Joe Biden to ditch the crackpot idea of returning to the Iran nuclear deal talks.  We hope Joe listens, but we know he won’t. 
  77. 2021 Monday M: Political News II– Saturday Night Live cast member Michael Che was forced to scrub his social media accounts after making hateful jokes about gymnast Simone Biles.  Had he made them about a conservative, everything would be fine, but he made them about America’s favorite gymnast and here is what the bozo said: “Larry Nasser [sic] understands Simone Biles better than anyone.  He, too, had to quit doing what he loved at the pinnacle of his career because of mounting pressures.”  Elsewhere, ‘Cho-Mo’ Senator Bob Menendez, DS-NJ, and 10 European counterparts are openly condemning Joe Biden’s Nord Stream 2 ‘deal’ with Vladimir Putin. 
  78. 2021 Monday N: Political News III– Okay, here is some of what is included in the ‘bipartisan infrastructure bill’- $66 billion for railways, $658 billion to expand broadband internet access, $55 billion on clean water projects like getting rid of lead pipes, and $7.5 billion for electric vehicle charging stations.  Here is more of what is in the bill: $2.5 billion on welcome centers for migrants (we suggest minefields), $1 billion for the commission being chaired by Senator Joe Manchin’s wife (nothing like spreading a billion dollars around to buy votes), and money being doled out to various groups will be doled out by RACE and ‘gender identity’ will be recognized as a protected class- what does this have to do with frigging infrastructure?
  79. 2021 Monday O: Mass Shootings News– Over the weekend in Chicago, a long-time Democrat-controlled hellhole, 50 people were shot and five were killed.  Just another weekend in the Windy City but the body count was less than normal.
  80. 2022 Tuesday: Much talk about communist China lighting up Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi should she fly into Taiwan which we find absolutely humorous.  Shoot her down, no one would miss her.  On the serious side, IF the Chi-Coms intend to invade Taiwan- the legitimate China, the REAL China, the rightful owner of the mainland- the Chi-Coms must cross almost 100 miles of open water, dangerous water, perilous water.  Adolf Hitler was stymied by the 20 miles of the English Channel in 1940 and therefore never invaded Great Britain.  Do the Chi-Coms possess the balls to invade Taiwan?  The best way to thwart an invasion fleet is to launch drone swarms in the hundreds of thousands, perhaps in the millions.  Each drone would carry explosives and would swamp the fleet.  They would slash through the bridge windows, down the smokestack funnels and into the engine rooms, into the barrels of the deck guns, into the engines of jet aircraft waiting to launch, while underseas drones would dump mines all around the Chi-Com navy’s vessels.  The devastation would be tremendous, vast numbers of ships, men and materiel sent to the bottom in an instant.  Of course, undeclared nuclear power Taiwan could drop a BIG ONE smack dab in the midst of the invasion fleet.  Problem solved in a second.  It will be interesting to see…Chef Hector Santanamos “El Chilote” De Soto.                                                     

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0910 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Canyon Creek.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The Beach Boys released a jam-packed 3-CD set: “The Platinum Collection: Sounds of Summer Edition” on December 13, 2005.  This set has approximately 60 tunes on it, big hits, not-so-big-hits, B-sides, unreleased, and archival tunes all lovingly compiled by Capitol Records/Brother Records (under the EMI label) with all sorts of additions with which to sweeten the pot- like remakes with the Fat Boys and Status Quo.    IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much delicious fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

The above icon is the “Trademark of Quality and Symbol of Integrity/Logo” of the Magnolia Hilltop Brewers and of What’s Cookin’ Productions.    (Editor’s Note: we pay the estate of Beverly Carrick an annual fee by which, we can show her paintings to the world.  We make NO money from the estate’s sales of her world-famous artworks).  Total Word Count: 5,440.  Chef Hector Santanamos “El Chilote” De Soto.

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[i] We hope to promote the music of both the Band and its members sometime in the next 10-15 years.  The presentation would include the solo catalogs of Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, and Richard Manuel.

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

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

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

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

[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.