126. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 06, 2022

1987 Wednesday: Colorado Senator Gary Hart, who dared the press to catch him in an affair, suffers reporters catching him with his girlfriend, Donna Rice, and denies it. This will cost him his shot at the Democratic presidential nomination.

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126. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 06, 2022:

National Nurses Day, Kentucky Oaks Day, and Military Spouse Appreciation Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Strong;  U.S. Attorney General Philander C. Knox; U.S. Secretary of State Philander C. Knox; U.S. Secretary of War William Crowninshield Endicott; U.S. Senator Richard Shelby; WBA Heavyweight Champion Jimmy Ellis; Average White Band featuring Robbie McIntosh, Bad Company featuring Brian Howe, the Bee Gees, Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band featuring Bob Seger, Elton John (band) featuring Davey Johnstone, Foo Fighters featuring Chris Shiflett, Michael Jackson, and the Soft Machine featuring Mike Ratledge:

  1. 1501 Monday: In the Papal States, future 222nd Roman Catholic Pope Marcellus II is born Marcello Cervini degli Spannochi.  He would pick up his Holy Cross on April 09, 1555 and would carry it forward to May 01, 1555.
  2. 1527 Friday: The Renaissance ends as Spanish and German troops sack Rome in an orgy of looting, murder, and rape.
  3. 1529 Monday: At the Battle of Gogra, the Mongol Emperor Babur beats the combined Afghan and Bengal armies.
  4. 1757 Friday: During the Seven Years’ War, Prussian troops under King Frederick II forced Austrian soldiers to retreat in the Battle of Prague, but ultimately failed to capture the city.
  5. 1787 Sunday: The first Black Masonic Lodge, African #459, forms at Prince Hall in Boston, Massachusetts.
  6. 1808 Friday: Future 40th Associate Supreme Court Justice William Strong, first a Democrat and then a Republican (served: February 18, 1870, to December 14, 1880), is born in Somers, Connecticut, on this date.
  7. 1835 Wednesday: James Gordon Bennett published the “New York Herald” for the first time.
  8. 1840 Wednesday: Britain’s first adhesive postage stamp, the Penny Black, officially went into circulation five days after its introduction.
  9. 1851 Tuesday: Linus Yale patented the clock-type lock on this date.
  10. 1853 Friday: In Brownsville, Pa., future 40th U.S. Secretary of State Philander C. Knox is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President William Howard Taft from March 06, 1909, to March 05, 1913.  Prior to this position, Knox also served the nation as its 44th U.S. Attorney General.  In this capacity, he would serve under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt from April 05, 1901, to June 30, 1904, then became 40th U.S. Secretary of State and then finally a senator from Pennsylvania.
  11. 1861 Monday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis approves war between the Confederate States of America and the United States of America.  Meanwhile, Arkansas and Tennessee become the eighth and ninth states to secede from the U.S.
  12. 1863 Wednesday: The Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville in Virginia ended with a Confederate victory over Union forces.
  13. 1864 Friday: General William T. Sherman and his troops begin the drive on Atlanta, Georgia.
  14. 1877 Sunday: Crazy Horse surrenders to U.S. troops in Nebraska.  
  15. 1882 Saturday: President Chester Alan Arthur, Republican, signed the Chinese Exclusion Act, which barred immigrants from China to the United States for 10 years took place on this date in history; however, Arthur had opposed an earlier version of the bill, which barred Chinese immigrants for 20 years.
  16. 1889 Monday: The Eiffel Tower officially opens to the public at the Universal Exposition in Paris.  The exposition also featured the first automobile in Paris, the Mercedes-Benz.
  17. 1890 Tuesday: The Mormon Church renounces polygamy.  (Tell that to Warren Jeffs and his group…)
  18. 1900 Sunday: In Boston, Massachusetts, the 36th U.S. Secretary of War William Crowninshield Endicott died at age 73. A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 05, 1885, to March 05, 1889.
  19. 1903 Wednesday: In Major League Baseball in a game against the Detroit Tigers, the Chicago White Sox commit a record 12 errors.
  20. 1910 Friday: Britain’s Edwardian Era ended with the death of King Edward VII; George V. succeeded him.
  21. 1915 Thursday: While playing for the Boston Red Sox, Babe Ruth hit his first major league home run on this date.
  22. 1916 Saturday: During World War I in the African Theater, Belgium troops march into Kigali, German East Africa.
  23. 1919 Tuesday: In the aftermath of the First World War, the Paris Peace Conference disposes of Germany’s overseas empire; German East Africa goes to Britain and France while German Southwest Africa goes to South Africa.
  24. 1934 Sunday: In Birmingham, Alabama, future Republican Senator Richard Shelby is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on January 01, 1987, and remains there to this day.
  25. 1935 Monday: The Works Progress Administration began operating under an executive order signed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
  26. 1937 Thursday: The hydrogen-filled German airship, the Hindenburg, burned and crashed in Lakehurst, New Jersey, killing 35 of the 97 people aboard and a Navy crewmember on the ground.
  27. 1940 Monday: Author John Steinbeck receives the Pulitzer Prize for the novel, “The Grapes of Wrath.”
  28. 1941 Tuesday: In the USSR, Josef Stalin becomes the Soviet premier, replacing Vyacheslav M. Molotov.  Elsewhere, at California’s March Field, Bob Hope performs his first USO show before an audience of servicemen.
  29. 1942 Wednesday: During World War II, some 15,000 American and Filipino troops on Corregidor surrendered to Japanese forces.
  30. 1943 Thursday: During World War II, the British 8th Army opens an assault on Axis-held Tunis.   Elsewhere, in Maidstone, Kent, England, future keyboardist with the British rock band the Soft Machine- Mike Ratledge is born. 
  31. 1945 Sunday: As the war in Europe sputtered to its end, Nazi broadcaster Axis Sally made her final broadcast to Allied troops before fleeing.  Elsewhere, in Detroit, Michigan, future singer/songwriter/guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist with Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band- Bob Seger- is born.
  32. 1946 Monday: The New York Yankees became the first major league baseball team to travel by airplane.
  33. 1950 Saturday: Future drummer with the Average White Band[i] (1972-74), Robbie McIntosh, is born in Dundee, Scotland, on this date.
  34. 1951 Sunday: Future longtime guitarist with the Elton John[ii] band, Davey Johnstone, is born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on this date.
  35. 1954 Thursday: Medical student Roger Bannister broke the four-minute mile during a track meet in Oxford, England, in 3:59.4.   Meanwhile, in the fight for Dien Bien Phu in French Indochina, two American pilots- James B. McGovern- nicknamed “Earthquake McGoon” for a comic strip character of the time and his co-pilot Wallace Buford bit the dust today.  McGovern- flying his 45th supply run to Dien Bien Phu with a full load of ammunition for his French allies suffered AA damage to the tail.  The plane was unable to complete its mission and as the C-119 struggled to make it away from enemy troops clipped the side of a mountain flying low through a valley, flipped over, and blew up killing the crew.  These were the first two American casualties of the Vietnam War.[iii]
  36. 1957 Monday: U.S. Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy won the Pulitzer Prize for his book, “Profiles in Courage.”
  37. 1959 Wednesday: Art dealers sold the Picasso painting of a Dutch girl for $154,000 in London.  At the time, it was the highest price any living painter ever received for an original artwork.
  38. 1960 Friday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Civil Rights Act of 1960.
  39. 1962 Sunday: In the first test of its kind, the submerged submarine USS Ethan Allen fired a Polaris missile armed with a nuclear warhead that detonated above the Pacific Ocean.
  40. 1968 Monday: French student protesters and police clashed outside the Sorbonne in Paris, resulting in hundreds of arrests and injuries.
  41. 1974 Monday: West German Chancellor Willy Brandt resigned after one of his aides was exposed as an East German spy.
  42. 1975 Tuesday: Former WBA heavyweight champion Jimmy Young ends his professional career on a high note by knocking out Carl Baker at 2:48 of the first round of a 10-round bout.  His record improved to 40-12-1.  The fight occurred at Sports Stadium in Orlando, Fla.
  43. 1981 Wednesday: The U.S. expels ALL Libyan diplomats.  Meanwhile, a jury of international architects and sculptors unanimously selected the entry of Maya Ying Lin for the design of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
  44. 1987 Wednesday: Colorado Senator Gary Hart, who dared the press to catch him in an affair, suffers reporters catching him with his girlfriend, Donna Rice, and denies it.  This will cost him his shot at the Democratic presidential nomination.
  45. 1992 Wednesday: Former Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev delivered a speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, where Winston Churchill one spoke of the “Iron Curtain”; Gorbachev said the world was still divided between North and South, rich, and poor.
  46. 1994 Friday: In South Africa, Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress become the winners of the presidential elections.  Meanwhile, Lennox “The Lion” Lewis scores a TKO over Phil Jackson in the 8th round of their heavyweight title fight.  Finally, former Arkansas state worker Paula Jones filed suit against President Bill Clinton, alleging he had sexually harassed her in 1991.  Jones reached a settlement with Clinton in November 1998.  What’s more, a rail tunnel under the English Channel officially opens, connecting Britain and the European mainland for the first time since the last Ice Age.
  47. 1997 Tuesday: In the NHL, the Hartford Whalers become the Carolina Hurricanes.  Meanwhile, the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inducts Michael Jackson[iv] and the Bee Gees[v].  Elsewhere, four health care companies agreed to a settlement of $600 million to hemophiliacs who had contracted AIDS from tainted blood between the years of 1978-1985.
  48. 2001 Sunday: During a trip to Syria, Pope John Paul II becomes the first pope to enter a mosque.  Elsewhere, the parents of Chandra Levy reported her missing to police in Washington, DC.  Searchers later discovered the intern’s body on May 22, 2002, in Rock Creek Park.
  49. 2002 Monday: “Spider Man” became the first movie to earn more than $100 million in its first weekend.
  50. 2007 Sunday: In France, Nicolas Sarkozy wins the presidential election.
  51. 2008 Tuesday: Chinese leader Hu Jintao arrives in Tokyo for a landmark five-day state visit to a country that devastated much of theirs in the 1930s and the 1940s.   Meanwhile, in the U.S. Democrat voters go to the polls in North Carolina and Indiana.  Senator Barack Obama, D-IL, crushes his foe, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY, in the Tarheels State while Hillary manages to eke out a win in Indiana.
  52. 2009 Wednesday: The state legislature of Maine legalizes same-sex unions in their state.
  53. 2010 Thursday: North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il reportedly meets with Chi-Com President Hu Jintao in Beijing on this date.   Elsewhere, Russian marines rescue the ship, Moscow University, and her crew of 23, from the Somali pirates who captured her the day before.  Meanwhile, Afghan protesters take to the streets to protest the mistreatment of their fellow citizens who have sought refuge in neighboring Iran.
  54. 2011 Friday: Al Qaida confirms the death of its leader, Osama bin Laden, and threatens revenge.   Meanwhile, President Barack Obama meets with the members of Seal Team 6 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and awards them with the Presidential Unit Citation.
  55. 2012 Sunday: In the second round of the French presidential election, Francois Hollande is confirmed the winner.  In so doing, he becomes the 24th president of the nation.   Elsewhere, due to misbehavior by Islamists in Egypt, the Defense Ministry in Cairo puts up barricades around its complex to thwart further attacks.
  56. 2013 Monday: Kidnap-rape victims Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight, who went missing separately about a decade earlier while in their teens or early 20s, underwent rescue from a house just south of downtown Cleveland.  (Their captor, Ariel Castro, hanged himself in prison in September 2013 at the beginning of a life sentence plus 1,000 years.  Meanwhile, Wal-Mart’s earnings surpass that of Exxon Mobil, becoming the largest company by revenue on the Fortune 500 list.  Finally, the U.S. Senate passes a bill that will allow the federal government to collect taxes on online sales.
  57. 2014 Tuesday: Former heavyweight boxer, Jimmy Ellis, died in Louisville, Kentucky, on this date at age 74.  During his career, he fought 53 professional bouts, notching up 40 wins (24 by KO), 12 losses, and one draw.  His career began on 19-April-1965 through 06-May-1975.  For a brief period, he owned the WBA heavyweight title.  Elsewhere, according to Brainy History, Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce company, files plans for a U.S. IPO.  Financial experts expect the offering to be one of the largest in the U.S. and may raise more funding than the Facebook IPO may in 2012.  Finally, the leader of Boko Haram- Abubakar Shekau- releases a video, nearly an hour in length, in which, he brags about kidnapping loads of Nigerian schoolgirls even though outraged liberals like First Lady Michelle Obama furiously tweet out tweets with the hashtag ‘Bring Back Our Girls.’  Oh, gee- absolutely scary.
  58. 2015 Wednesday:  Also, according to Brainy History, in response to terrorist dangers such as the January shootings at French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo, the French National Assembly passes a law to expand the government’s surveillance powers; critics warn that the act will violate civil liberties.    Meanwhile, Governor Larry Hogan, R-MY, ends his state of emergency declaration, one he issued in the wake of ongoing riots over the death of Freddie Gray.
  59. 2016 Friday: For the first time in four decades, the North Korean Workers Party convenes to discuss what to do next as the country faces increasing opposition and additional sanctions for its tests of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles.  What to do, what to do?
  60. 2017 Saturday: In exchange for numerous Boko Haram suspects in custody, the Islamic terror groups releases 84 of their kidnapped schoolgirls.  Meanwhile, France bans fashion models that are little more than human scarecrows and demands labeling of digital image enhancement of all models so sensitive schmucks aren’t body shamed.
  61. 2018 Sunday: The number of homes destroyed by Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano reached 26, as scientists reported lava spewing more than 200 feet into the air.   Elsewhere, the Israeli Defense Forces come upon a group of Palestinian terrorists attempting to sabotage the border wall preventing terrorism from soiling Israeli land and in the ensuing melee shoots and kills three of the rogues and injures two others.  The Israelis also come across a Hamas border outpost and runs the buggers off.  However, Hamas releases video in which it claims they have breached the border wall and are infiltrating hundreds of jihadists into the world’s only Jewish state.  Track ‘em down and kill ‘em all.
  62. 2019 Monday: Surprisingly, Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah- after ‘global condemnation’- lifts the death penalty for gay sex and for adulterers.  (But you still can’t do it…or else).  Elsewhere, following President Donald J. Trump’s suggestion that he may impose billions of dollars of new tariffs on Chi-Com-made goods, the communist Chinese stock market topple by 5-percent by midday.  What to do, what to do?  (Note- the Chi-Coms must stop screwing us…)
  63. 2020 Wednesday: Word comes out today that Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York is going to hit every out-of-state medical professional who answered his call to come help the Empire State through its (self-imposed) COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis with state income taxes.  Currently, there are 3,755,341 confirmed cases of Kung Flu worldwide, 263,831 confirmed deaths, and 1,245,415 confirmed recoveries.  Thank you, communist China.  In the United States, we have 1,259,604 confirmed cases of the Wuhan Flu, 74,577 confirmed deaths, and 170,859 confirmed recoveries.  In California, we have 59,698 confirmed cases and 2,439 confirmed deaths but no mention of recoveries.  In Hawaii, we have 626 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 588 confirmed recoveries while in Washington state, there are 15,905 confirmed cases and 870 confirmed deaths but like California, no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Curious.  Meanwhile, communist China claims 88,423 confirmed cases of the Wuhan Flu, 4,633 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  Got to love their honesty (joke).
  64. 2020 Wednesday A: Long-time vocalist with the British rock band Bad Company[vi] (following the departure of original vocalist Paul Rodgers) Brian Howe died at age 66 in Lake Placid, Florida.  He served as the band’s vocalist from 1986 to 1993 and kept the band’s success alive.   Meanwhile, Venezuela announces that it is going to try the so-called ‘mercenaries’ captured a few days earlier by its armed forces in the nation’s civil courts, including the two supposed American ringleaders.  U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. will do ‘everything in its power to return U.S. citizens to the United States.’
  65. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 156,666,845 confirmed cases, +837,588, 3,268,876  confirmed deaths, +13,574, and 134,841,720 confirmed recoveries, +89,611.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,366,320 confirmed cases, UP 44,947 from yesterday’s reporting, 593,987 confirmed deaths, UP 839,[vii] and 26,014,813 confirmed recoveries, UP 79,672.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  66. 2021 Thursday A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on JANUARY 20, 2021, there have been 279,095 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 219.83 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 184,438 deaths.      
  67. 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: 3,753,201 confirmed cases, 62,158 confirmed deaths, and 2,000,253 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,258,433 confirmed cases, 35,559 confirmed deaths, and 1,831,455 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,922 confirmed cases, 486 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 413,222 confirmed cases, 5,609 confirmed deaths, and 201,532 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Vermont, a place  that has two horrible senators- Bernie Sanders and Patrick Leahy should they become a flipping state: they have 23,296 confirmed cases, 249 confirmed deaths, but 21,007 confirmed recoveries as they won’t mention them.[ix]   
  68. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,828 confirmed cases, 6,374 confirmed deaths, and 831,331 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Bosnia and Hercegovina, a once communist country (well, part of a country) but now is free: 200,353 cases of the virus, 8,762 confirmed deaths and 163,445 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  69. 2021 Thursday D:  Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,548.53, UP 318.19 points (+0.93%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,632.84, UP 50.42 points (+0.37%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,201.62, UP 34.03 points (+0.82%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.82 per barrel, +0.11 (+0.17%).  The price of GOLD is $1,814.70 per troy oz., -1.00 (-0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $27.39 per troy ounce, -0.09 (-0.33%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,256.00 per troy oz, -1.00 (-0.13%) while the price of COPPER is $4.60 per pound, 0.00 (+0.04%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,944.02 per troy oz, +0.81 (+0.03%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,300.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.68%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.09.     In Peruvian Nuevo Sol, one greenback equals 3.82 and in Philippine Peso, a buck equals 47.88 and in Polish Zloty, one dollar equals 3.79 of theirs.[xiv]     
  70. 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- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.074 per gallon, $2.881 in Florida, $3.815 in Hawaii, and $3.502 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- New York: $2.978.  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- Ethiopia: $1.917 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,255,825,311,282 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  71. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, is suing the Biden regime over its refusal to deport criminal illegal aliens.  Excellent. Next, citizens living in border states in a recent poll show that people of ALL political parties believe that Joe Biden’s immigration policies (or lack thereof) are responsible for driving cases of the ‘VID as well as increasing human trafficking and the deaths of thousands.  We must secure our borders.
  72. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– The International Energy Agency- the IEA- has warned that Joe Biden’s policies are allowing the Chi-Coms to obtain greater control of dwindling rare mineral resources across the globe.   Meanwhile, Dr. Jill is meeting with military spouses during a stop in the Rocky Mountain State.  Next, the FAA is hitting unruly, mask-less passengers with massive fines.   In other Biden regime news, growing numbers of people are asking WHY the United States Postal Service now is SPYING on Americans’ social media posts?  Where the hell does the USPS get authority to do this?  Twilight Zone, folks, welcome to the modern-day Joe Biden regime police state.[xviii]   Finally, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona says, ‘kids will be back in school full-time by September.’
  73. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– House GOP leaders send a letter to Centers for Disease Control- CDC- demanding answers as to ties between teachers’ unions and the CDC.  The educators unions seem to hold a great deal of power over what the CDC says, allows, and does.  Next, Moderna is testing a COVID-19 booster shot which the pharmaceutical company shows promise in combatting the various variants.   Speaking of the vaccines, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says that the ‘Chi-Coms will be thrilled’ if the patents are stripped from BIG PHARMA’S vaccines as the communists will get their hands on them.[xix]  Elsewhere, Israel announces they believe they may have developed a drug that may cure COVID-19.  Thank God Joe Biden has no right to hand this information over to the Chi-Coms.
  74. 2021 Thursday I: Foreign News / Overseas News– Xi Jinping has self-bestowed another title atop his shoulders, “Helmsman.”  The last person to ‘wear this moniker’ was the late Mao Zedong.   What further proof does one need to understand this thug wants to be a global dictator?   Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blinken says that the U.S. will ‘stand with Ukraine against Russia.’  Boy, oh, boy.  In other fascinating news, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says that ‘Russian involvement, if not influence or interference in Brexit.’  Uh, okay.
  75. 2021 Thursday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– One America News obtained a letter from the Department of Justice to the state of Arizona attempting to STOP the 2020 Election audit currently going on within that state right now.  U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland swears the audit ‘could intimidate voters?’  WTF?  That is crazy, how is seeking to verify the election as free of corruption and fraud intimidating to voters unless of course, the timid voters actively participated in the fraud?   Speaking of election fraud, legislators in Wisconsin are proposing their own version of an election reform bill.  Meanwhile, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, signed into law the strongest election integrity bill in the United States.  God bless you, governor.
  76. 2021 Thursday K: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– The upcoming new Superman movie will feature a black actor playing the man of steel.  Awesome.  Will the next Black Panther be a white actor? 
  77. 2021 Thursday L: National Security News– well-known household name Honeywell has been fined for sharing U.S. Department of Defense data with foreign countries.  The fine is a mere $13 million so it would seem as though the Biden regime wants Honeywell to continue funneling national security information to the, uh, Chi-Coms.  Really? 
  78. 2021 Thursday M: Big Tech News– Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, is officially introducing his “Bust Up Big Tech Act,” aka BUBTA, an act with which to clean the clocks of social media titans and search engine leftist losers.  We have been personally assaulted by both social media and BIG TECH and would love to see both destroyed and their individual parts plastered around the world.   In other pathetic BIG TECH NEWS, even though there is NO direct connection between ‘From the Desk of President Donald J. Trump’ and Twitter, Jack Dorsey has closed the account.  WTF?   Speaking of Twitter, Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, blasts Twitter for temporarily suspending one of her aides for no particular reason.   Moving on, a member of the Facebook ‘Oversight Board’ says that the referral on President Donald J. Trump was ‘lazy.’  An overseer at Facebook says the social media site should be less politically loaded (because we hope you guys are going to get broken up…for good).
  79. 2021 Thursday N: Political News I– The state of South Carolina adds the firing squad to its list of execution methods which also include the electric chair and lethal injection.  However, seeing as how namby-pamby suppliers of drugs for lethal injection many times will not sell the necessary items to states using them to carry out capital punishment.  Next Donald Trump Jr. says the Dems ‘want his father silenced because they know he resonates with the American people.’  Meanwhile, Senator Chuck Grassley, R-IA, is upping pressure to get to the bottom of Climate Czar John F. “Lurch” Kerry’s numerous Logan Act violations.  We want to know, too, why this POS is able to collude with an ENEMY who hates our country, and no one does anything about it? 
  80. 2021 Thursday O: Political News II– Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, DS, is colluding with a far-left Swiss billionaire so he can get funds to screw up gerrymandering efforts in states where changes in proportional representation and loss or gain of new House sets is occurring or is set to occur.   In other news, Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st congressional district, says of colleague, Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, is focused way too much on the past and not on the present and future.  We hope she is out next week.   NO MORE RINOS.  In other hilarious news, Governor Gretchen “Gravel Gertie” Whitmer, DS-MI, is set to receive a ‘profiles in courage award’ or some such dreck for her ‘handling of the pandemic in Michigan.’  What a joke.  This dingbat should be in prison.  In other news, Caitlyn Jenner- in response to critics going after her now that she is seeking Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom’s seat- says, “I move on.”  There you go.  
  81. 2021 Thursday P: Political News III–  A bar owner in California was busted for selling fake Chi-Vi vaccine documentation to people seeking them.  Next, Rep. Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, DSPUSA-MN 5th congressional district says, ‘it’s time to grow a backbone and end the filibuster.’  F— you.   Next, New York’s Sheldon Silver, former Democratic speaker of the state assembly, has been ordered to return to federal prison.  Elsewhere, TenCent is negotiating with U.S. authorities to keep its investment in the U.S.  Meanwhile, the FBI says they have close to 500 (440) arrests in the BIG FALSE FLAG OPERATION the Democrats and their storm-troopers of Antifa and Black Lives Matter ran on January 06, 2021, at the U.S. Capitol.  Yes, there were Trump supporters there but it’s clear to anyone with political knowledge that most of the people were left-wing infiltrators who nearly pulled off a coup of sorts but eventually failed.  The only ones rotting in the D.C. hoosegow are Trumpers while the Antifa and BLM thugs have all been sprung and in the wind.
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BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

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The next album released by the Band was the self-titled, “The Band.”  Released on September 22, 1969, this album known as the “Brown Album” due to its album cover, was an even bigger hit their freshman debut.  Like their first album, it produced some powerful hits such as “Up on Cripple Creek” and “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down.”  Once again, the band featured Rick Danko (bass, vocals, and fiddle), Robbie Robertson (guitars and vocals), Levon Helm (drums, percussion, vocals, mandolins, and tambourines), Richard Manuel (pianos, organs, and vocals), and Garth Hudson (keyboards and saxophones).  What we have for you today is the “The Band 50th Anniversary Edition” (where the hell does the time go?), a deluxe version that came out on September 27, 2019.  This is a wonderful album, one we anticipate everyone will want to own because in this day and age of bullshit music, there is nothing more refreshing than a blast from the past such as the one we are promoting here.  Please seek it out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure. 

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

[ii] We will be presenting Elton John’s music at some point.

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

[iv] We project to present music by the Jackson Five and Michael Jackson sometime in 2026.

[v] We hope to promote the music of the Bee Gees within the next 3-4 years.

[vi] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] The word is Joe Biden is outsourcing surveillance activities to other governmental entities so they can do the dirty work without as much oversight.  This is not good. 

[xix] Everyone knows that the Biden regime is closely tied to the Chi-Coms and will do their bidding on virtually anything so long as the ‘Helmsman’ demands it be done.

13. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2022

59. 2021 Wednesday A: The wonderful government of Iran has passed a bill calling for the destruction of Israel by the year 2041 as well as for retribution for the POS Quds Force commander, Gen. Qassim Soleimani, whom the U.S. took out in a drone strike on New Year’s Day in 2020. What better reason to nuke these carpet-making camel jockeys NOW before President Trump leaves office?

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13. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2022:

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Vice Presidents Schuyler Colfax and Hubert H. Humphrey; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase; U.S. Transportation Secretary Brock Adams; U.S. Treasury Secretary Salmon P. Chase; U.S. Secretaries of War William Eustis and John Armstrong Jr.; “Yellow Submarine” by the Beatles, “Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison,” Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band featuring Drew Abbott, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band featuring Trevor Rabin, the Rolling Stones (appear on the Ed Sullivan Show), the Soft Machine featuring Daevid Allen, and Vanilla Fudge/Cactus featuring Tim Bogert:

  1. 1045 Monday: The 146th Roman Catholic Pope Sylvester III begins his reign on this date.  He would guide all Christendom from today until his untimely death on March 10, 1045.  That’s right, he only served as Vicar of Christ 56 days.
  2. 1099 Friday: Crusaders set fire to Mara, Syria, on their drive through the Holy Land.
  3. 1128 Friday: Declaring it ‘an army of God,’ the 163rd Roman Catholic Pope Honorius II granted a papal sanction to the military order known as the Knights Templar.
  4. 1733 Tuesday: James Oglethorpe and some 120 colonists arrived at Charleston, South Carolina, while en route to settle in present-day Georgia.
  5. 1794 Monday: President George Washington approved a measure adding two stars and two stripes to the American flag, following the admission of Vermont and Kentucky to the Union.  However, the government later reduced the number of stripes to the original 13.
  6. 1808 Wednesday: In Cornish, N.H., the future 39th overall and 6th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice of the United States- Salmon P. Chase- is born.  President Abraham Lincoln nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney.  Chase served from December 15, 1864, to May 07, 1873.  Prior to this, Chase served his nation as its 25th U.S. Treasury secretary.  In this role, he served his nation under President Abraham Lincoln from March 07, 1861, to June 30, 1864.
  7. 1813 Wednesday: The sixth U.S. Secretary of War William Eustis left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from March 07, 1809, until today.  His successor, John Armstrong Jr., also a Democratic-Republican took office on this date under the same president and served until September 27, 1814.
  8. 1854 Friday: After making improvements to the keyboard and enhancing the sound of the accordion, the U.S. government issued a patent to Anthony Faas of Philadelphia.
  9. 1863 Tuesday: Thomas Crapper pioneers one-piece, pedestal flushing toilet.
  10. 1885 Tuesday: The 17th Vice President of the United States, 1869-1873, Republican Schuyler Colfax, died on this date.   A Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant March 04, 1869, until March 04, 1873.
  11. 1888 Friday: The National Geographic Society underwent founding in Washington, D.C.
  12. 1893 Friday: Britain’s Independent Labor Party—a precursor to the current Labor Party—held its first meeting in London.  
  13. 1898 Thursday: Emile Zola’s famous defense of French Army Captain Alfred Dreyfus, “J’ accuse,” underwent publication in Paris.
  14. 1900 Saturday: In Austria-Hungary, Emperor Franz Joseph decreed that German would be the language of the imperial army with which, to combat Czech nationalism.
  15. 1906 Saturday: Hugh Gernsback of the Electro Importing Company, advertised radio receivers for sale for the price of just $7.50 in the “Scientific American” magazine.
  16. 1915 Wednesday: A magnitude-7 earthquake centered in Avezzano, Italy, claimed some 30,000 lives.
  17. 1927 Thursday: In Atlanta, Georgia, future 5th U.S. Transportation Secretary Brock Adams is born.  A future Democrat, Adams would serve under President Jimmy Carter from January 23, 1977, to  July 20, 1979.
  18. 1928 Friday: Ernst F.W. Alexanderson gave the first public demonstration of television.
  19. 1938 Thursday: In Melbourne, Australia, future guitarist with the British rock band, the Soft Machine- Daevid Allen- is born. 
  20. 1939 Friday: Belgian premier signs the Burgos Treaty which will open up trade relations with Franco’s Spain.
  21. 1941 Monday: A new law went into effect granting Puerto Ricans U.S. birthright citizenship.
  22. 1942 Tuesday: German U-Boats begin attacking shipping along U.S. east coast.  Meanwhile, Henry Ford patented the plastic automobile referred to as the “Soybean Car.”  The automobile was 30-percent lighter than a normal car.
  23. 1943 Wednesday: The Soviet Union launches a major offensive along the Don River under General Golikov with the intention of driving the Germans back and stopping any attempt to relieve Stalingrad.  In Germany, Adolf Hitler declares “Total War!”
  24. 1945 Saturday: During World War II, Soviet forces began a huge, successful offensive against the Germans in Eastern Europe with the goal of overrunning East Prussia.
  25. 1947 Monday: Future longtime guitarist with Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band[i]– Drew Abbott- is born on this date.
  26. 1954 Wednesday: Egyptian government declares martial law and arrests 318 Muslim Brotherhood members.  Elsewhere, in Johannesburg, South Africa, future guitarist Trevor Rabin who would perform with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band[ii] from 1980 to 1981 and again in 1984 is born.
  27. 1959 Tuesday: In France, President Charles De Gaulle grants amnesty to 130 Algerian death row inmates in a sign of good will towards the Algerian people.  
  28. 1962 Saturday: Comedian Ernie Kovacs died in a car crash in west Los Angeles 10 days before his 43rd birthday.
  29. 1964 Monday: Roman Catholic Bishop Karol Wojtyla (the future Pope John Paul II- 264th) received appointment to archbishop of Krakow, Poland, by Pope Paul VI (#262).
  30. 1966 Thursday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson; Weaver named Robert C. Weaver to become Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, which made him the first black member of a presidential cabinet.
  31. 1967 Friday: The Rolling Stones[iii] appear on the Ed Sullivan Show.
  32. 1968 Saturday: The TET Offensive in Vietnam begins.  Elsewhere, country singer Johnny Cash[iv] performed and recorded a pair of shows at Folsom State Prison in California; material from the concerts came out on a Columbia Records album, entitled, “Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison,” which proved a hit.  
  33. 1969 Monday: The Beatles[v] release their “Yellow Submarine” album.
  34. 1978 Friday: Former 38th Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey of the United States died in Waverly, Minnesota at age 66. He served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from January 20, 1965, to January 20, 1969.
  35. 1979 Saturday: In Miami Beach, Florida, “Great White Hope” Gerry Cooney scores a unanimous decision over opponent Eddie Lopez in an 8-round heavyweight bout.  Cooney’s pro record goes to 16-0.
  36. 1982 Wednesday: An Air Florida 737 crashed into Washington, D.C.’s 14th Street Bridge and fell into the Potomac River after taking off during a snowstorm, killing 78 people; four passengers and a flight attendant survived.
  37. 1983 Thursday: The NHL team, the Quebec Nordiques, play their 251st game without being shutout.
  38. 1984 Friday: Wayne Gretzky extended his NHL consecutive scoring streak to 45 games.  Elsewhere, in Denmark, heavyweight boxer “Aussie Joe” Bugner earned a majority decision over his opponent, Anders Eklund, in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout.  The record for “Aussie Joe” went to 58-10-1 while that of Eklund went to 7-2-1.
  39. 1987 Tuesday: West German police arrested Mohammed Ali Hamadi, a suspect in the 1985 hijacking of a TWA jetliner.  (Although convicted and sentenced to life, he was paroled by Germany in December 2005; he is on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists list).
  40. 1989 Friday: Bernard Goetz, the infamous ‘Subway Shooter,” begins one-year prison sentence.
  41. 1990 Saturday: The first black governor in the history of the nation, Douglas Wilder of Virginia took the oath of office on this date in time.
  42. 1992 Monday: Japan apologized for forcing tens of thousands of Korean women to serve as sex slaves for its soldiers during World War II, citing newly uncovered documents.
  43. 1997 Monday: Seven black soldiers received the Medal of Honor for acts of valor during World War II; the lone survivor of the group, former Lt. Vernon Baker, received his medal from President Bill Clinton at the White House.  Meanwhile, actress Debbie Reynolds received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  44. 1998 Tuesday: ABC and ESPN negotiated to keep “Monday Night Football” for $1.15 billion per season.  Meanwhile, heavyweight boxer “Aussie Joe” Bugner scored a 12-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Colin Wilson, retaining the Australian heavyweight boxing title and putting his pro record to 66-13-1.
  45. 1999 Wednesday: Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls announced that he would retire from the National Basketball Association.
  46. 2000 Thursday: Microsoft chairperson Bill Gates stepped aside as chief executive and promoted company president Steve Ballmer to the position.
  47. 2009 Tuesday: After trying to maintain order in neighboring Somalia, Ethiopian troops begin pulling out and returning home.  Meanwhile, President-elect Barack Obama’s nominee for secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton, vowed during her Senate confirmation hearing to revitalize the mission of diplomacy in U.S. foreign policy.  Obama’s choice to run the Treasury Department, Timothy Geithner, disclosed that he had failed to pay $34,000 in taxes from 2001 to 2004.  SOB!  We are curious if he has ever paid his taxes up?
  48. 2011 Thursday: North Korea plans to hold the communist hermit nation’s first-ever golf tournament on a course favored by Kim Jung-Il.  Elsewhere, 100 miles off the coast of Tanzania, a British cruise ship is able to fend off an attack by Somali pirates.
  49. 2012 Friday: The Italian luxury liner Costa Concordia ran aground off the Tuscan island of Giglio and flipped onto its side; 32 people were killed.  (The ship’s captain, Francesco Schettino faces possible trial on charges of manslaughter and abandoning the ship before evacuation was complete).
  50. 2013 Sunday: The Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League beat the Seattle Seahawks, their first playoff victory ever, by a score of 31-29.   Meanwhile, at the 70th Annual Golden Globe awards, the film, “Argo,” wins best drama and best director awards.  This is a great film about the Islamic Revolution in Iran and the takeover of the U.S. embassy. 
  51. 2014 Monday: In West Virginia, 10 people underwent hospitalization and 300,000 people have been unable to use tap water for four days since 4-methylcyclohexane methanol, an industrial chemical, leaked into the Elk River.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms conduct the test of WU-14, a new hypersonic missile system, a system reported to have speeds of Mach 8 to Mach 12.
  52. 2015 Tuesday: Hosni Mubarak, former president of Egypt, may be freed after the nation’s high court overturned the sole remaining verdict against him for embezzling public funds; Mubarak has been serving his three-year prison term in a hospital due to poor health.  Elsewhere, following the Charlie Hebdo massacre, the French government announces plans to deploy 10,000 troops across the country to protect sensitive sites.  Damned Islamists are always out there causing trouble…
  53. 2016 Wednesday: The largest Powerball jackpot in history- $1.6 billion- was divided among three winners.  Elsewhere, in the Pakistani city of Quetta, angry jihadists carry out a suicide bombing on a polio center, killing at least 15 people, and wounding far too many others.  Ah, the so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes yet again.  Meanwhile, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, ISIS thugs attack the Pakistani Consulate killing at least 9 people and wounding another 12 or more.  Finally, Iran frees 10 U.S. Navy sailors it took into custody when their two patrol boats ‘strayed into Iranian waters.’  No, they did not enter your waters, you scumbags.
  54. 2017 Friday: Turkish strongman Tayyip Recep Erdogan announces that Turkish forces will remain on the island of Cyprus for the rest of time.  They invaded the island during the 1970s and fought to displace the Greeks.  The island has been divided between the two countries ever since.  Speaking of thugs, for the first time the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons blasts Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and members of his regime for using chemical weapons on innocent civilians.
  55. 2018 Saturday: In the NFC Division Round, the Philadelphia Eagles defeat the Atlanta Falcons in a low-scoring affair by a score of 15-10.  In the AFC Division Round, the New England Patriots wipe out the Tennessee Titans with a final score of 35-14.  Meanwhile, thanks to Deep State resistance, a false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii sent the islands into a panic, with people abandoning cars on a highway and preparing to flee their homes; officials apologized and said the alert was sent when someone (obviously on purpose) hit the wrong button during a shift change.  So far, the feds have not identified the prick.
  56. 2019 Sunday: In the AFC Division Round, the New England Patriots pound the snot out the Los Angeles Chargers with a final score of 41-28.  In the NFC Division Round, the New Orleans Saints wallop the Philadelphia Eagles by a final score of 20-14, knocking Super Bowl LII champion Eagles out of the running.   Elsewhere, following insane elections in Venezuela in which, many people believe the President of the National Assembly Juan Guaidó won, Caracas police briefly detain him after he said he ‘was prepared to take power.’  This would create an international crisis.
  57. 2020 Monday: The people of Iran continue protesting their illegitimate government by calling for the ouster of the grand ayatollah, someone who should have been droned long ago.  Meanwhile, Sen. Cory “Creepy” Booker, D-NJ, becomes the fifteenth Democrat to leave the running for the 2020 Democratic nomination.  He does this because he has 0-percent support and cannot raise money.  Also, because the man is stranger than f**k and claims NOT to be gay.  Sure, Cory, sure.  Elsewhere, the U.S. expels 21 Royal Saudi Air Force pilots from the country following the shooting in Pensacola, Florida, which took the lives of American service personnel.  The Saudis were found to have jihadist sympathies.  Will we ever learn?
  58. 2021 Wednesday: Although many called for leniency, the feds executed Lisa Montgomery at its Terre Haute prison facility, the first woman executed in 67 years.  Next, the U.S. Supreme Court blocks mail delivery of the abortion drug during the Chi-Com-caused pandemic.  Meanwhile, Acting Attorney-General Rosen warns of violence both in Washington, D.C. on Inauguration Day as well as in all 50 states.  Finally, pot-smoking Mayor Bill Di Blasio of New York City says the city is ‘canceling $17 million in contracts with Donald J. Trump.’  Wow.
  59. 2021 Wednesday A: The wonderful government of Iran has passed a bill calling for the destruction of Israel by the year 2041 as well as for retribution for the POS Quds Force commander, Gen. Qassim Soleimani, whom the U.S. took out in a drone strike on New Year’s Day in 2020.  What better reason to nuke these carpet-making camel jockeys NOW before President Trump leaves office?  Moving on, we learn that ‘fewer than 10 scurrilous Republicans’ support the impeachment of President Donald J. Trump which is occurring now on Capitol Hill in the U.S. House of Representatives.  As the impeachment BS continues, Representative Matt Rosendale, R-Montana, says that Congresswoman Liz Cheney, R-WY, should be ‘stripped of her leadership role,’ something with which, we wholeheartedly agree.  Meanwhile, ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden announces he will select another Obama-Biden alum- Samantha Power- to head USAID.  Next, the U.S. Senate announces confirmation hearings for incoming Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen beginning on January 19, the same day the Democrats want to impeach President Trump a second time.
  60. 2021 Wednesday B: Christopher Ruddy of Newsmax TV says that ‘in a strange way President-elect Joe Biden is listening to his outgoing predecessor President Donald J. Trump in that he is nominating what the country perceives to be moderates to work in his administration and keeping the ultra-left riffraff at arm’s length.’  Interesting point.  Speaking of the 45th president, a recent McLaughlin poll says Trump’s approval ratings have been holding at 49-percent, his highest since the election.  Meanwhile, the U.S. special envoy to South Korea Henry Harris will be leaving his post next week.  Elsewhere, Newt Gingrich says there is ‘enormous danger’ in the ability to dictate whether President Donald J. Trump (or anyone else for that matter) can seek the presidency ever again.’  Nope, times are changing for the worst, folks.  Finally, ever-traitorous “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, the current Senate majority leader, signals he will go along with the second impeachment of President Trump.  What a guy.
  61. 2021 Wednesday C: President Donald J. Trump’s EPA through its push to impose industry-backed regulations is a tactic by which, it can tie the hands of incoming President-elect Joe Biden’s hands when it comes to forcing Green New Deal BS on the American people.  This will allow industry to have a greater say in proceeding with projects than the federal government, which is good, extremely good.  Meanwhile, YouTube has suspended President Donald Trump’s channel on their site.  Censorship run amok yet again, folks.  Elsewhere, at the request of President-elect Joe Biden, Operation Warp Speed’s Dr. Moncef Slaoui has submitted his resignation letter.      
  62. 2021 Wednesday D: Please stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto and Powerball drawings.  First, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3525 with a jackpot of $11,000,000 up for grabs: 03, 17, 21, 27, 35, and Mega 05.  Out of 151,188 winning tickets, the highest winners were two people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $25,559 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at Riviera Foods in Kelseyville, CA 95451 and Shell in Irvine, CA 92606.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #811 with a jackpot of $550,000,000 at stake: 04, 19, 23, 25, 49, and Powerball 14.   Out of 424,484 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO Powerball for a prize of $2,768,497 apiece.  One winning ticket was sold at a Chevron in San Diego, CA 92111 and Paul’s Market in San Jose, CA 95112.
  63. 2021 Wednesday E: President Donald J. Trump has been impeached a second time what with 219 Democrats and 10 Republicans voting for and 197 Republicans voting against (232 for, 197 against).  What a disgrace for our country, a politically-motivated impeachment designed to prevent Donald J. Trump from running ever again for the White House.   One thing we have learned is that there is NOT enough support among Republicans for impeachment so the Senate might waffle on forging ahead with a trial.  The negative repercussions could be tremendous for BOTH sides.  Time for President Trump to release ALL UFO files, all JFK assassination files, and all files on the corruption and crookedness of the entire Biden Family.  Do it NOW, Mr. President, do it NOW before our enemies take advantage of our insane politics and light us up.  
  64. 2021 Wednesday F: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 92,240,036 confirmed cases, +856,492, 1,975,707, confirmed deaths, +18,955, and 50,922,412 confirmed recoveries, +384,517.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 23,009,789 confirmed cases, up 212,059 from yesterday’s reporting, 383,290 confirmed deaths, UP 4,270, and 9,989,455 confirmed recoveries, UP 73,884.
  65. 2021 Wednesday G: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 2,815,933 confirmed cases, 31,105 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases, 312 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 283,363 confirmed cases, 3,869 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Nebraska: currently, they have 177,883 confirmed cases, 1,847 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 510,063 confirmed cases, 3,771 confirmed deaths, and 429,929 confirmed recoveries. 
  66. 2021 Wednesday H:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,060.47, DOWN 8.22 points (-0.026%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,128.95, UP 56.52 points (+0.43%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,809.84, UP 8.65 points (+0.23%).  The price of GOLD is $1,847.40 per troy oz., -7.50 (-0.40%) while the price of SILVER is $25.36 per troy ounce, -0.207 (-0.81%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,105.40 per troy oz, -5.30 (-0.48%) while the price of COPPER is $3.62 per pound, +0.003 (+0.08%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,397.10 per troy oz, +20.90 (+0.88%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.79 per barrel, -0.12 (-0.23%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.83.
  67. 2021 Wednesday I: In other economic news, consumer prices rose by 0.4-percent.  December saw the largest increase in four months.  The U.S. Department of Labor said that excluding core prices- energy costs and food prices- consumer prices rose by 0.1-percent and just 1.6-percent over the past 12 months.  Rising oil and gas prices as well as increases in the cost of food driving the increase.  Meanwhile, the U.S. bans cotton and tomato imports from Xinjiang Province in communist China amid concerns over the appalling human rights abuses and the rampant use of Uighur slave labor.  Human Rights Watch says that 2020 was the WORST year for human rights abuses in that repressive totalitarian country since 1989.  Everyone knows the Chi-Coms harvest organs from their prisoners and then sell them at astronomical prices around the globe.  Horrible. 
  68. 2021 Wednesday J: Elsewhere, the CEO of Parler says the social app may not return after being de-platformed by a cabal of BIG TECH social media and shadow authoritarians working from behind the scenes to squelch FREE SPEECH.  Finally, President Donald J. Trump gave a five-minute address from the Oval Office imploring Americans NOT to engage in violence even though rumors abound about what’s to come NEXT WEEK.  A poll conducted today says that a majority of Americans expect more violence to follow on the heels of the violence the nation witnessed last week.  Can anyone say, “CHI-COMS are behind this?” They are mad about criticism about Hong Kong as well as their use of slave labor, also U.S. reaching out to Taiwan, the REAL CHINA.
  69. 2021 Wednesday K: As everyone now knows, 10 Republicans voted against President Donald J. Trump on the impeachment charges of stirring up ‘an insurrection’ even though we know they know that was NOT the case.  Here are their names: (A) Rep. John Katko, NY (B) Liz Cheney, WY (C) Adam Kinzinger, IL (D) Fred Upton, MI (E) Jaime Herrera Beutler, WA (F) Peter Meijer, MI (G) Dan Newhouse, WA (H) Anthony Gonzalez, OH (I) Tom Rice, SC and (J) David Valadao, CA.  This last congressman is especially painful for those of us from California who contributed money to help Valadao take his seat back from carpetbagger T.J. Cox.  He then turns around and drives a shiv in the president.  I guess we will be coming for him in 2022.  Ingrate.  Meanwhile, Chef Vladimir in Washington state says both Newhouse and Beutler are proving to be disappointments.  Will someone please create a vaccine for RINO Republicanism?
  70. 2021 Wednesday L: Famed bassist Tim Bogert died in San Diego, California, at age 76 from the effects of cancer.  He played with Vanilla Fudge[vi], Beck, Bogert & Appice[vii], Cactus[viii], and Vanilla Fudge again until he retired from touring in 2010 due to a horrible motorcycle accident.
  71. 2022 Thursday: Friends, stick around and discover the news of the day along with all of us…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0709 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset’s Reflection.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next release from guitar legend Richard Thompson was a five-CD box set: “RT- The Life and Times of Richard Thompson” (February 17, 2006).  This massive collection is broken into five separate portions featuring everything from classic cuts to amazing live renditions to album cuts upon which, he played as a guest or contributed to as a session musician.  One finds a nearly 170-page booklet that goes into great detail about the life and times of this phenomenal artist and priced at less than one hundred bucks, what the heck can you lose?  If you have yet to introduce the music of this lesser-known guitar virtuosos, well this is a glorious (and economical) way in which one can do it.  We hope you rush out to your nearest seller of classic rock music and add it to your collection.  You will be extremely glad you did, that we guarantee.

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TODAY IN HISTORY, THURSDAY JANUARY 13, 2022, BLOG POST #4,368

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021, Today in History Blog Post:   

Wednesday, January 13, 2021, Today in History:  

We feel compelled to share with our new readers that we are an OPINION SITE and not a NEWS SITE although we do report the news.  If anything, we are big history buffs which is why we have been going strong since early 2009…


Thursday, January 13, 2022:

ENDNOTES:

[i] Within the next two decades, we hope to present the music of Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band.

[ii] We are unclear as to when we will celebrate the music of this long-lived group but when we do, you will be the first to know.

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

[iv] We have no idea when we will begin promoting the music of this fabled country artist but you can be sure we will promote Johnny Cash at some point during the next two decades.

[v] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The album, “The Yellow Submarine” appeared on Sunday, 27-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[vi] We promoted the music of Vanilla Fudge beginning on Friday, 01-November-2013 through Friday, 15-November-2013.  We hope you will seek this band out and add their music to your growing collection.

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

[viii] We fucked up when we failed to celebrate the music of the hard-rocking band, Cactus, at the same time we shared the music of Vanilla Fudge with you.  We hope to rectify that mistake sometime in the next 15 years.

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