130. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2022

1943 Monday: The coming late spring-early summer offensive in the Soviet Union is getting in motion. Operation Citadel- the attack on the Kursk Salient in the Ukraine- has been given the go-ahead by Hitler himself even though German intelligence assets have told the Fuhrer that the Soviets have established a massive defense in depth. This will be the greatest clash of armor and tactical aircraft the world has ever seen.

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130. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2022:

Confederate Memorial Day (North and South Carolina); Primary Election Day (West Virginia- state holiday)

U.S. Vice President John Sherman; U.S. Transportation Secretary Andrew Card; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Sherman and William Windom; U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde Smith; the Beatles featuring George Harrison, Donovan, the Rolling Stones, Spirit featuring Jay Ferguson, Traffic featuring Dave Mason, the Turtles featuring Mark Volman, and U2 featuring Bono:

  1. 946 Tuesday: The reign of the 129th Roman Catholic Pope Agapetus II begins on this date.  He would guide his flock until November 08, 955.
  2. 1267 Tuesday: Vienna’s Catholic Church orders all Jews to wear distinctive garb.
  3. 1278 Tuesday: England imprisons its Jews on charge of making ‘coins.’
  4. 1427 Thursday: The authorities of Berne, Switzerland, expel their Jewish population.
  5. 1497 Monday: Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves on his first voyage to the New World.
  6. 1503 Sunday: Christopher Columbus discovers the Cayman Islands.
  7. 1611 Tuesday: Sir Thomas Dale arrived in the Virginia Colony, where, as deputy governor, he instituted harsh measures to restore order.
  8. 1655 Monday: The English capture the island of Jamaica from the French.
  9. 1676 Sunday: “Bacon’s Rebellion,” frontiersmen against the Virginia government begins.
  10. 1752 Wednesday: Benjamin Franklin first tests his lightning rod.
  11. 1773 Monday: The English Parliament passed the Tea Act, which would regulate the price of tea throughout its North American colonies.
  12. 1774 Tuesday: Louis XVI acceded to the throne of France. 
  13. 1775 Wednesday: Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Colonel Benedict Arnold, captured the British-held fortress at Ticonderoga, New York.  Elsewhere, the Second Continental Congress convenes in Pennsylvania, issues paper currency for the first time, and names George Washington supreme commander.
  14. 1797 Wednesday: The United States launched its first naval ship, the USS United States.
  15. 1801 Sunday: The Barbary Pirates of Tripoli declare war on the United States, the nation’s first foreign war.
  16. 1818 Sunday: American patriot Paul Revere died in Boston at age 83.
  17. 1823 Saturday: The first steamboat to navigate the Mississippi River arrives at Ft. Snelling, Minnesota.  Meanwhile, in Lancaster, Ohio, future 35th U.S. Vice President John Sherman, is born.  A Whig, Oppositionist, and then a Republican, he served under President William McKinley from March 06, 1897, to July 27, 1898.  Prior to this, Sherman served the nation as its 32nd U.S. secretary of the Treasury.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 10, 1877, to March 03, 1881.
  18. 1827 Thursday: The future 33rd U.S. Treasury Secretary William Windom is born in Belmont County, Ohio.  A future Republican, he would serve under Presidents James Garfield and Chester A. Arthur from March 08, 1881, to November 13, 1881.  Windom would serve again as the 39th U.S. Treasury secretary.  This time, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 07, 1889, to January 29, 1891.
  19. 1840 Sunday: Mormon leader Joseph Smith moved his band of followers to Illinois to escape the hostilities they faced in Missouri.
  20. 1857 Sunday: The Indian Mutiny begins as the Sepoys revolt against their British overlords at Meerut, India.
  21. 1863 Sunday: During the Civil War, Confederate Lt. General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson died of pneumonia, a complication resulting from friendly fire incident eight days earlier during the Battle of Chancellorsville in Virginia.
  22. 1865 Wednesday: Union forces captured Confederate President Jefferson Davis in Irwinville, Georgia.
  23. 1869 Monday: Railroad officials drove the golden spike in Promontory, Utah, marking the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States.
  24. 1871 Wednesday: The Peace of Frankfurt-am-Main concludes between France and Germany, ending the Franco-Prussian War.
  25. 1872 Friday: Suffragist Victoria Woodhull, of the Equal Rights Party, becomes the first woman nominated for the presidency of the United States.
  26. 1902 Saturday: The nation of Portugal goes bankrupt.
  27. 1908 Sunday: The first Mother’s Day observance took place during a church service in Grafton, W. Va.
  28. 1913 Saturday: The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution calling upon all federal officials, from the president on down, to wear a white carnation the following day in observance of Mother’s Day.
  29. 1915 Monday: The sinking of the British liner HMS Lusitania causes mass outrage against Imperial Germany and its practice of unrestricted warfare.
  30. 1924 Saturday: J. Edgar Hoover becomes the head of the FBI on this date.  
  31. 1933 Wednesday: In Germany, the Nazis stage public book burnings, ‘cleansing’ the nation of unapproved works.
  32. 1939 Wednesday: The Methodist Episcopal Church, the Methodist Episcopal Church South, and the Methodist Protestant Church merged to form the Methodist Church.
  33. 1940 Friday: Winston Churchill succeeds Neville Chamberlain as British prime minister.  Meanwhile, German armies attack Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.  France also is under assault with the French and British caught entirely off-guard.  For 20 years, the French expected the German onslaught- if it came- to hit the Maginot Line, the lengthy border defenses stretching from the south north to Belgium.  Instead, German units will pour through the heavily forested Ardennes and into northern France.  Elsewhere, British troops begin landing in Iceland to prevent the Nazis from conquering the island and then putting it to use as a U-Boat staging area.
  34. 1941 Saturday: On a purported ‘peace mission,’ Nazi Deputy-Fuhrer Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland only to be captured, imprisoned, and eventually to die there in 1987, possibly due to suicide.  Meanwhile, a German air raid destroyed England’s House of Commons on this date.   In East Africa, the Allies are still fighting Fascist Italian forces in East Africa, the first part of the world to be liberated from the Axis.
  35. 1942 Sunday: The last U.S. troops in the southern Philippines surrender to Imperial Japanese forces.  Others flee to the jungles to continue the war against the Empire of Japan.
  36. 1943 Monday: The coming late spring-early summer offensive in the Soviet Union is getting in motion.  Operation Citadel- the attack on the Kursk Salient in the Ukraine- has been given the go-ahead by Hitler himself even though German intelligence assets have told the Fuhrer that the Soviets have established a massive defense in depth.  This will be the greatest clash of armor and tactical aircraft the world has ever seen as vast numbers of tanks, artillery units, ground attack aircraft and armor-busting dive bombers as well as more than a million men on both sides will collide in a clash of arms heretofore unseen in the history of the planet.   This will decide the fate of the Eastern Front.
  37. 1944 Tuesday: Heavy fighting continues along the Sino-Burmese border as Japanese and Chinese forces clash. 
  38. 1945 Thursday: Russian troops occupy Prague in Czechoslovakia.  The Czechs are hopeful that they will be liberated but soon will find themselves with a worse ruler than the previous one- Josef Stalin’s Soviet Union.
  39. 1946 Friday: Umberto II succeeds King Victor Emanuel as king of Italy.  Meanwhile, Dave Mason, future guitarist with the British band, Traffic[i], as well as a musician/songwriter with a long solo career and a brief stint with Fleetwood Mac is born in Worcester, England, on this date.  In addition, Donovan Leitch[ii] is born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland, on this date, too, a man who came to fame within the Flower Power Movement and who still performs to this day.
  40. 1947 Saturday: Talented vocalist Jay Ferguson, lead singer of the psychedelic rock band out of Los Angeles, California, Spirit[iii], was born on this date in Burbank, California.  He performed with Spirit over the course of its first five albums and then moved on to a spin-off band, Jo Jo Gunne with Spirit bassist, Mark Andes.  Currently, he has had a long-running solo career and composes scores for well-known television shows.
  41. 1947 Saturday A: In Brockton, Massachusetts, future 11th U.S. secretary of Transportation- Andrew “Andy” Card- is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George H. W. Bush from February 24, 1992, to January 20, 1993.
  42. 1954 Monday: At Dien Bien Phu, the fighting is over, but more dying is to come.  The French officers have been rounded up and trucked away while the lower officers, the NCOs, and the rankers are separated by rank, nationality, even among the Foreign Legionnaires who are separated into the diverse nationalities from whence they came.  The largest ethnic group that fought at Dien Bien Phu after the French are the Germans, many of whom were former Wehrmacht and SS troops.  The Vietnamese who fought for the French are taken away, never to be seen again.  In France, public outcry is enormous as this smacks of Summer 1940 with the surrender of a French general and at least 9,000 survivors. 
  43. 1956 Thursday: Due to Islamist uprising in Algeria, France sends 50,000 reservists to bolster its military forces there.  Meanwhile, KFSN TV channel 30 in Fresno, California, begins broadcasting.
  44. 1959 Sunday: In Brookhaven, Mississippi, future GOP senator from the same state- Cindy Hyde Smith- is born.  She would enter office on April 09, 2018.
  45. 1960 Tuesday: The USS Triton completes its circumnavigation of the Earth submerged completely under water.  Elsewhere, Bono—future front man for the Irish-British rock band, U2[iv]—is born on this date in Dublin, Ireland.
  46. 1963 Friday: On the advice of Beatle[v] George Harrison, Decca Records signs the Rolling Stones.
  47. 1967 Wednesday: British law enforcement arrests three Rolling Stones[vi] on this date, charging Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, and Brian Jones on drug charges.
  48. 1968 Friday: Peace talks in Paris between the United States and North Vietnam begin.  Meanwhile, the “Night of the Barricades” began in Paris’ Latin Quarter as tens of thousands of student protesters erected obstacles against riot police; in the pre-dawn hours of May 11, the police moved in, resulting in violent clashes with the Marxist students that left hundreds of people injured. 
  49. 1969 Saturday: U.S. forces begin the assault on Hill 937, aka “Hamburger Hill,” in Vietnam.  Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., the Turtles[vii] play the White House; Mark Volman falls off stage five times.  Finally, the spacecraft Apollo 10 transmits the first color pictures of the Earth from space.
  50. 1971 Monday: At Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, former WBA heavyweight champion Jimmy Ellis improves his record to 30-6 by beating hometown favorite George Chuvalo in a 10-round unanimous decision.  As for Chuvalo, his pro record went to 63-17-2.
  51. 1973 Thursday: In the 27th National Basketball Association’s Finals, the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 4 games to 1.
  52. 1974 Friday: In the 7th American Basketball Association Finals, the New York Nets beat the Utah Stars 4 games to 1.
  53. 1975 Saturday: Sony commenced selling its Betamax home video-cassette recorder in Japan on this date.
  54. 1977 Tuesday: Actress Joan Crawford died in New York.
  55. 1984 Thursday: The International Court of Justice said the United States should halt any actions to blockade Nicaragua’s ports (the U.S. had already said it would not recognize World Court authority on this issue.
  56. 1994 Tuesday: Nelson Mandela takes the oath of office as the first black president of South Africa.  Meanwhile, the state of Illinois executed serial killer John Wayne Gacy, 52, for the murders of 33 young men and boys- worthless POS.
  57. 2003 Saturday: A citizen who had been visiting Toronto, Canada, takes the first confirmed case of SARS- a disease out of communist China- back to his native Finland.
  58. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush reacted with “deep disgust and disbelief” during a Pentagon visit as he examined recent photos of and video clips of American soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners.   Meanwhile, in Baghdad, Iraq, U.S. military forces obliterate the headquarters of jihadist cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.  Problem was that the jihadists had already fled.
  59. 2005 Tuesday: In Tbilisi, Georgia, President George W. Bush gets the shock of his life while meeting with Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili when a terrorist throws a hand grenade at him.  However, the explosive device failed to detonate, and the lives of both men were spared.
  60. 2006 Wednesday: In a rare move, the Chi-Coms declassify some diplomatic records from 1956 and 1960 that detail the split between the Chi-Coms and their Soviet Union benefactors. 
  61. 2007 Thursday: The U.S. House of Representatives passes a $96 billion war bill that will continue funding the disasters in Iraq and Afghanistan just so long as certain benchmarks are met in the conduct of the war.  Wow.  Meanwhile, military leaders from North and South Korea agree on a rail line crossing the DMZ, the first such connection between the two countries since before the Korean War erupted in 1950.
  62. 2008 Saturday: Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, takes the lead in the superdelegate count- a very peculiar thing the Democrats have to steal nominations in presidential elections for their chosen candidate.  The first-term Illinois senator is smoking Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY.
  63. 2009 Sunday: H1N1 claims a third life in the United States and finds its way into Japan and Australia.
  64. 2010 Monday: Solicitor General Elena Kagan is the youngest nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court and the third woman.  Elsewhere, jihadists carry out a wave of suicide attacks across Iraq, blowing up at least 102 unsuspecting souls and injuring more than 200.  Ah, the ‘religion of peace.’
  65. 2011 Tuesday: Exports for the month of April in China reach an all-time monthly high of $155.69 billion.   Elsewhere, CNN reports that the Central Intelligence Agency will show photos of the bullet-ridden corpse of terrorist mastermind, Osama bin Laden to the members of the military and intelligence committees in both houses of Congress.
  66. 2012 Thursday: In protest of the City of New York spending a proposed $300 million on the Fifth Avenue Branch of the NY Public Library, a group of more than 700 academics, scholars, writers, and others send a letter of protest to City Hall.
  67. 2013 Friday: Onboard the International Space Station, astronauts prepare for a contingency spacewalk to repair an anticipated ammonia leak in the station’s cooling system.   Meanwhile, U.S. government scientists during the Obama administration claimed worldwide levels of carbon dioxide, the major greenhouse gas climate change promoters blame for the questionable science of global warming, had hit a milestone, reaching an amount heretofore unencountered by humans.  Six years later, the planet is still going strong.
  68. 2014 Saturday: According to Brainy History, Brazilian police distribute pamphlets to World Cup visitors with instructions on how to behave in the event of a robbery; law enforcement means the ‘advice’ to protect victims from injury or death during crime.
  69. 2015 Sunday: As a gesture of thanks for Pope Francis’ efforts in facilitating the opening of doors between the United States and Cuba, Cuban President Raul Castro meets the pontiff at the Vatican; the Pope announces he will visit BOTH countries later that September.
  70. 2016 Tuesday: In India, a fertility clinic announces that a 70-year-old woman has successfully given birth to a baby boy.  WTF?  Sounds almost as bad as the horrible case of the Octomom.
  71. 2017 Wednesday: To the delight of environmentalists everywhere, the U.S. Geological Service releases a study claiming that some glaciers in Montana have receded by 85-percent over the past half-century.  No wonder imbeciles such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez believe the world is coming to an end soon.  Sadly, the Sun is the sole driver of all climatic changes throughout the entire Solar System.  Conversation and fighting pollution is indeed important but the Earth- and other planets- have all gone through periods of climate change throughout the history of said Solar system.  Meanwhile, to the ‘horror’ of Democrats, President Donald J. Trump shares classified intelligence regarding an ISIS attack coming soon against Russia with Russian Ambassador Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Oval Office.  (Hence, Trump-Russia ‘collusion’).
  72. 2018 Thursday: Following Iran firing missiles into Israel’s Golan Heights from Syria, the IDF lights up Iranian targets in Syria with 70 missiles, blowing up numerous installations and other military infrastructure.  Of course, Iran claims Israel started the fight.
  73. 2019 Friday: The United States raises tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese imports, a jump of 25-percent, following the collapse of trade talks between the United States and the communist nation.  Meanwhile, Uber becomes a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange on this date.
  74. 2020 Sunday: COVID-19 continues causing problems for the nations of the world what with 4,097,158 confirmed cases, 282,495 confirmed deaths, and 1,402,882 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,362,715 confirmed cases, 80,562 confirmed deaths, and 208,344 confirmed recoveries which is good, the recoveries that is.  Breaking down the three states in which the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California comes first.  In the Golden State, there are 66,773 confirmed cases and 2,745 confirmed deaths but no mention of recoveries.  In Hawaii, we have 732 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 561 confirmed recoveries.  In Washington state, there are 16,891 confirmed cases and 931 confirmed deaths but like California, there is no mention of confirmed recoveries.   
  75. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 159,527,685 confirmed cases, +549,998, 3,315,351  confirmed deaths, +8,678 and 138,098,049 confirmed recoveries, +71,473.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,506,648 confirmed cases, UP 22,997 from yesterday’s reporting, 596,116 confirmed deaths, UP 308,[viii] and 26,497,996 confirmed recoveries, UP 58,284.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]   
  76. 2021 Monday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became President on January 20, 2021, there have been 280,304 chi-vi deaths in the United States- President Biden, 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, the 46th president is shy 182,305 deaths.      
  77. 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: 3,759,618 confirmed cases, 62,314 confirmed deaths, and 2,003,503 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,272,102 confirmed cases, 35,785 confirmed deaths, and 1,853,131 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,267 confirmed cases, 488 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 416,317 confirmed cases, 5,626 confirmed deaths, and 202,588 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Northern Marianas Islands, yet another place  the Democrats will want to transform into a state after D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam, and Virgin Islands become states: they have 170 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.[x]   
  78. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,957 confirmed cases, 6,378 confirmed deaths, and 831,620 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Nigeria, a place overrun with far too many ‘princes’ all-in need of U.S. senior citizens’ life savings: 165,419 cases of the virus, 2,065 confirmed deaths and 156,297 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  79. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,742.82, DOWN 34.92 points (-0.10%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,401.86, DOWN 350.38 points (-2.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,188.43, DOWN 44.17 points (-1.04%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.85 per barrel, -0.07 (-0.011%).  The price of GOLD is $1,835.50 per troy oz., -2.10 (-0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $27.37 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.44%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,249.50 per troy oz, -16.00 (-1.26%) while the price of COPPER is $4.70 per pound, -0.02 (-0.45%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,952.91 per troy oz, +26.40 (+0.90%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,900.00 per troy oz., -400.00 (-1.37%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.42 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Seychellois Rupee, one greenback equals 15.18 and in Sierran Leonean Leone, a buck equals 10,154.00 and in Singapore Dollar, one dollar equals 1.33 of theirs.[xv]       
  80. 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- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.103 per gallon, $2.876 in Florida, $3.810 in Hawaii, and $3.514 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Pennsylvania: $3.088.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Sudan: $2.026 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,270,989,160,341 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  81. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Under President Biden’s lack of attention, the border continues being overrun by illegal aliens.  ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris is in her 48th day as the so-called ‘Border Czar’ and has yet to tour the region.   Meanwhile, reporters from various news agencies continue reporting on the nonstop flow of illegal aliens pouring into the country.  One reporter on Fox News Channel witnessed a group of 40 or more Venezuelans walking across the Rio Grande this morning.  Hence why we say the river should be seeded with alligator pups.  Why aren’t local authorities running miles of razor wire along the border under their authority?  Minefields, folks, minefields.
  82. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– Today, we learned that after four months ‘on the job,’ Joe Biden has left dozens of ambassadorships unfilled.  What’s up with that?  Next, President Biden restores ‘tranny health protections’ reversing yet another President Donald J. Trump policy.  In other questionable news, a new AP-NORC Poll says that President Biden’s ‘approval ratings’ are buoyed by his pandemic response.’  WTF?  The commander-in-chief has done flipping nothing to improve the lives of the American people.  Next, supposedly Joe Biden is meeting with GOP leaders at the pivotal point in his ‘deal-making.’  What deal-making?   Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, RINO-KY, says, ‘the GOP is willing to agree to $800 billion on infrastructure but not the $1.3 trillion’ demanded by Joe Biden’s handlers.
  83. 2021 Monday H: Chi-Com News I– New reports are surfacing that suggest the Chi-Coms planned to weaponize bat viruses such as COVID-19 back in 2015 to further their Chi-Com BS agenda.  Screw them.  Next, author Gordon Chang says that the Chi-Coms ‘committed mass murder of Americans using COVID-19 as their weapon.’  In other Chi-Com news, the communists are demanding- we repeat- DEMANDING- the U.N. cancel a hearing on Uighur Muslims.  (Note- the communists don’t want anyone to know about their Nazi-like efforts to liquidate the Uighur Muslims and other religious and ethnic minorities so the Han Chinamen can rule supreme.  F**k them).
  84. 2021 Monday I: Foreign News / Overseas News– Overnight in Israel, 80 people have been injured fighting Israeli authorities.  It’s Muslim celebration time and when they celebrate, they attack Israeli military, law enforcement, and even the citizens.  For the first time in history, Hamas has fired rockets, we repeat- ROCKETS- into Jerusalem, a place the morons claim is SACRED to them.  The Knesset had to evacuate, so great was the danger.  (Note- folks, this is why God gave the world the neutron bomb- like Hamas and the rest of the trash up NOW). Ramadan begins in two days and of course, the Palestinians are going to run amok.  Elsewhere, U.S. Coast Guard assets working in the Straits of Hormuz were forced to fire warning shots at pesky Iranian swift boats trying to harass U.S. assets.  Sink them.  
  85. 2021 Monday J: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– The AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says, ‘there’s no doubt that the United States UNDERCOUNTED COVID-19 deaths.’  He also believes we must continue wearing masks into 2022.   Elsewhere in the world, once the COVID-19 curfews were lifted, people are now hosting and enjoying LARGE PARTIES.   Meanwhile, a new TIPP Poll says that the number of Americans who won’t take the vaccine has now risen to 26-percent.   Next, the FDA approves Pfizer-BioNTech’s Chi-Vi vaccine for use with 12-15-year-olds. In other Chi-Vi news, Wyoming joins the ranks of states to BAN COVID-19 ‘vaccine passports.’  Awesome.  Finally, many Catholic schools are having trouble in the times of COVID-19 keeping their doors open for students.
  86. 2021 Monday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– The Arizona 2020 Election Audit is off to a bad start as they cannot get their hands on the routers, the passwords, and other valuable information and tools so they can uncover the truth about the election many believe was STOLEN.  IF the Democrats have NOTHING to hide- then hand the requested stuff over to the investigators.   Meanwhile, Michigan is filing a lawsuit pleading evidence shows that votes in that state for President Donald J. Trump were flipped over to drooling old Joe “I’m a Racist” Biden.  Godspeed. 
  87. 2021 Monday L: Business News– Thanks to the stupidity of the Joe Biden regime, restaurants across the United States- including ours- are suffering due to a hiring crisis.  People make more money to sit at home on their asses than they do at work.  However, senile old Joe Biden did say that ‘if the unemployed don’t take jobs offered to them, they will lose their benefits.’  How does that work, Joe?  Employers aren’t going to people’s homes begging them to go to work.  What crap.  Speaking of the ‘generous unemployment benefits’ (until they run out and the country goes broke), Governor Spencer J. Cox, R-UT, says that the ‘added benefits are a disincentive.’  Amen.   Elsewhere, a California man was arrested for his $5 million PPP scam.  The dimwit spent the money on expensive sports cars.  The dumb ass is going to prison.  SOB.
  88. 2021 Monday M: National Security News– The Colonial oil pipeline shutdown enters its fourth day.  The 1,500-mile-long pipeline runs through 17 states.  Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-CO 3rd congressional district put out a tweet in which she said- more or less- that ’17 U.S. national security and intelligence agencies said there was NO interference in the 2020 Elections yet NONE of them had a clue that a pipeline running through 17 states was in danger of being hacked.’[xix]  Elsewhere, new information continues to arise showing that Hunter Biden may have had a close relationship with a Chi-Com female agent in much the same way as the slow-witted so-called ‘farter-in-chief’ Rep. Eric Swalwell, DS-CA 15th congressional district, had with Christine Fang, aka Fang-Fang, an operative of the Ministry of State Security, the MSS, an organization comparable to the KGB.  This woman sent Hunter Biden opposition research for his father’s 2020 presidential run.  Hmmm…
  89. 2021 Monday N: Political News I– Sadly, we learnt today just how compromised U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr was- he fought to keep flawed FBI Director Christopher Wray in his position.  Wow.  Next, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden’s TAX LIE has been exposed by rising inflation.  Speaking of Leader McCarthy, he backs Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, over GOP House Conference Chair Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, someone who can’t move on from January 06, 2021, and who won’t STFU about it.  She must GO.   Speaking of ‘Liz Cheney,’ U.S. Army Colonel Denton Knapp, Retired, is running for the windbag’s seat in 2022.  Elsewhere, Rep. James “Influence” Clyburn, D-SC 6th congressional district, says he is ‘willing to consider police reform without ending qualified immunity for law enforcement officers.’  Hmmm.  We shall see.
  90. 2021 Monday O: Political News II– President Donald J. Trump is endorsing Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, R-TX, for re-election.  Next, after the world learned that Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit ‘was doped,’ the 45th president pointed out that crap such as this is emblematic of the way the United States is going.  We agree.  Meanwhile, Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, says that ‘Joe Biden bears full responsibility for the LOW JOBS report of last week.’
  91. 2021 Monday P: Social Media News And Big Tech News– Numerous state attorney generals are seeking to stop Instagram’s ‘children’s accounts’ where the social media app can monitor and influence children’s minds.  We concur.  Later today, the FBI has confirmed that Darkside did indeed hack the Colonial pipeline.
  92. 2021 Monday Q: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Rep. Jerry Carl, R-AL 1st congressional district, told Newsmax that ‘the United States is distracted by WOKE.’  Amen.  Next, NBC is dropping the Golden Globes in 2022 over a diversity snafu. 
  93. 2021 Monday R: Miscellaneous News I– Quarterback Tim Tebow has signed a one-year deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars.  Soon, we will hear sobbing and wailing from fans of communist Colin “The Communist” Kaepernick whom NO ONE still will employ.  Boohoo.   Next, the IOC president called off a trip to Tokyo due to the ‘VID outbreak that just won’t go away there.   Meanwhile, Tucker Carlson broke the news of the DEEP TIES between the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci and his U.S. taxpayer funding of the Wuhan Institute of Virology, the birthplace of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  The question he raises is WHY the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci is not the subject of a criminal investigation or why he isn’t sitting in the hot seat before Congress getting his balls grilled off by concerned representatives and senators?  Damned good question.  The fact that the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci’s department helped FUND this debacle means he should be doing challenging time in the slammer NOW.  Is this what the Democrats are willing to do to destroy a highly popular president such as Donald J. Trump?  Shocking.
  94. 2021 Monday S: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– Nonagenarian House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has been blasted over her inability to distinguish one black baseball player from another.   It has come to light that when the aging speaker afflicted with dementia sent out birthday greetings to famed San Francisco Giants slugger, Willie Mays, for his 90th birthday (May 06, 1931),  she put out a picture of her and another dingbat with Giants player Willie McCovey who died on October 31, 2018.  When a big uproar descended upon her aging back, she had the temerity to blame a staffer for her failure to determine one black baseball legend from another.  Ain’t that how it always goes?  (Note- Nance, you truly should consider retirement and we mean YESTERDAY, not today).
  95. 2022 Tuesday: You know the drill…

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The sophomore effort by the Beach Boys- “Surfin’ USA”- came out on March 25, 1963, and featured the same lineup of Brian Wilson (bass, piano, and vocals), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Carl Wilson (lead guitar and vocals), Mike Love (vocals), and David Marks (rhythm guitar and vocals).  This album continued the new group’s rise to the top via tunes such as the title track, “Farmer’s Daughter,” and “Shut Down.”  The Beach Boys were not content to ride the wave with just one genre of music, i.e., surf music, as numerous copycats were jumping aboard the surf train.  They also were delving into their love of hot rods, hot chicks, and wild times in So-Cal.  Hawthorne, California, would never be the same nor would the world.  We hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.  

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[i] 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.

[ii] Not sure as to when we will promote the music of Donovan, but we plan on doing so within the next decade.

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

[iv] We look forward to promoting the music of U2 when we promote the music of Thin Lizzy, sometime within the next 4-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when 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, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.

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

[vii] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xix] Here is what WE think: like the Deepwater Horizon oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico blew up back in 2010, at the time many of us had our suspicions that the Obama-Biden administration had some foreknowledge of that event and used to shut down offshore oil drilling for years.  They shut down drilling off our coasts but allowed the rigs to relocate off the coast of Brazil to drill for oil down there.  Likewise, we think the Russian-backed Darkside hacking group shut this extremely important pipeline so as (1) to cut the amount of oil in the country; (2) to drive up the costs of oil and oil-based products; and (3) to help hasten the bullshit Green New Deal through to being.  Mark our words- Olaf Bologolo. 

113. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2022

2021 Friday F: JOE BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE NEWS I- Senators John Cornyn, R-TX, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, along with members of the House, presented the bicameral Bipartisan Border Solutions Act with which to tackle the ongoing BORDER CRISIS CAUSED BY THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S INEPTITUDE would create- if passed- four regional border processing facilities so the Biden Regime would not be dumping illegal aliens into every neighborhood in every state as the regime is doing now.

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113. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2022:

President (and Secretary of State) James Buchannan; Vice President Charles D. Dawes; U.S. Attorney-General Loretta Lynch; Boston featuring Tommy DeCarlo, Def Leppard featuring Steve Clark, the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring Chris Ethridge, Jethro Tull featuring Glenn Cornick, Journey featuring Narada Michael Walden, King Crimson featuring David Cross, and the Traveling Wilburys featuring Roy Orbison:

  1. 1154 Friday: Damascus surrenders to Sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo.  As soon as the victors marched through the gates, heads began rolling. 
  2. 1500 Monday: Pedro Cabral lands and annexes Brazil (Terra da Vera Cruz).
  3. 1501 Tuesday: Pedro Cabral and six remaining ships return to Lisbon, Portugal, from the New World.
  4. 1616 Saturday:   English poet and dramatist William Shakespeare, 52, died on what has been traditionally regarded as the anniversary of his birth in 1564.
  5. 1635 Monday: Organizers created the first public school in the United States, Boston Latin School in Boston, Massachusetts.
  6. 1789 Thursday: President-elect George Washington moves into the United States’ first executive mansion, the Franklin House, in New York.  Elsewhere, the first Roman Catholic magazine published in the United States—Courier De Boston—commenced publication on today’s date.
  7. 1791 Saturday: James Buchannan—15th president of the United States (March 04, 1857, March 04, 1861) and a Democrat—was born in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania, on this date.  He also was the nation’s 17th secretary of state and served under Presidents James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor from March 10, 1845, to March 07, 1849.
  8. 1860 Monday: In Charleston, South Carolina, the Democrat Convention finds itself divided over the contentious issue of slavery and the state’s place in the Union.
  9. 1861 Tuesday: During the American Civil War, the Battle of San Antonio, Texas, takes place.  Meanwhile, in Arkansas, Confederate troops seize Ft. Smith from the Federals.
  10. 1872 Tuesday: Charlotte Ray became the first black female lawyer in the United States.
  11. 1891 Thursday: Moscow, Russia, expels its Jewish population.
  12. 1896 Thursday: The Vitascope system of movie projection had its first demonstration at Koster and Bial’s Music Hall in New York City.
  13. 1900 Monday: The word ‘hillbilly’ first appeared in a print article in the New York Journal.  The author wrote it as “Hill-Billie.”
  14. 1908 Thursday: President Theodore Roosevelt signed an act that created the United States Army Reserve.
  15. 1914 Thursday: Chicago’s Wrigley Field, then known as Weeghman Park, hosted its first baseball game.
  16. 1915 Friday: The Second Battle of Ypres continues as the Germans attack on both sides of St. Julien.  Once again, the Canadians are able to halt the attacks, but the Germans are still able to capture some smaller villages as they continue bringing up reinforcements to keep the battle ongoing.   Meanwhile, a British flotilla puts a blockade on German-controlled Cameroons.
  17. 1916 Sunday: The Battle for Verdun continues as French troops manage to stem the tide of German advances around the outlying forts surrounding the city.   At Mort Homme, German troops are thrown back in disarray. 
  18. 1917 Monday: In Mesopotamia, British forces manage to capture the town of Samara, 60 or so miles north of Baghdad.  In so doing they manage to capture nearly 1,000 Ottoman Turkish troops.
  19. 1918 Tuesday: British forces in France identify that the Germans have more than 100 divisions facing Allied troops across No-Man’s Land.  A heavy offensive is coming, one that could determine the outcome of the Great War.  Meanwhile, as the Russian civil war rages on between Czarist and communist forces, the impotent communist government in Moscow warns that Bessarabia had better not join with Rumania or consequences would occur.  Big flipping deal.
  20. 1924 Wednesday: The Senate passed the Soldiers Bonus Bill.
  21. 1936 Thursday: Roy Orbison[i]—great American rocker who would also play in the Traveling Wilburys[ii] with George Harrison[iii], Tom Petty[iv], Bob Dylan[v], and Jeff Lynne[vi]—was born in Vernon, Texas, on this date.
  22. 1938 Saturday: Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia demand self-government.
  23. 1940 Tuesday: About 200 people died in the Rhythm Night Club Fire in Natchez, Mississippi.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Norway continues as the Brits land fresh troops in the northern part of the country seeking to relieve their beleaguered forces attempting to stop the Nazi advance. Many of these troops will end up being sacrificed for nothing.
  24. 1941 Wednesday: As Greece collapses to the Axis invaders, a RAF bomber takes Greek King George II and his family to Egypt.  Elsewhere, German Kriegsmarine raider “Thor” returns to her home port in Brest, France, after more than 311 days at sea wreaking havoc on Allied shipping around the world.
  25. 1942 Thursday: South Africa breaks off diplomatic relations with Vichy France.  In the China-Burma-India Theater, aka the CBI, British troops continue being pushed back in Burma as the Chinese struggle to extricate their forces from Imperial Japanese traps, one after another.  They continue falling back toward Yunnan Province and hoped-for safety.  Elsewhere, in Quincy, Massachusetts, future 69.1st Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Frank N. Newman is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Bill Clinton from April 03, 1994, to March 05, 1995.
  26. 1943 Friday: U.S. Navy Lt. John F. Kennedy assumed command of PT-109, a motor torpedo boat in the Solomon Islands during World War II.  On August 02, 1943, PT-109 was rammed and sunk by a Japanese destroyer, the Amagiri, killing two crewmembers; Kennedy and 10 others managed to survive.  Meanwhile, Australian troops continue the fight against the Japanese in New Guinea.  
  27. 1944 Sunday: American forces on New Guinea are able to capture Hollandia without a fight.  Japanese troops are in dire straits due to no supplies being able to reach them nor reinforcements.
  28. 1945 Monday: The Red Army continues their inexorable drive towards Berlin.  Luftwaffe chief and successor to Adolf Hitler (or so he hopes) sends a message to his Fuhrer down in his bunker in Berlin: ‘IF you are unable to continue as head of the German Reich, I will gladly take over for you…just say the word’ or words to that effect.  The Fuhrer goes off the rails and orders the SS and Gestapo to hunt this worthless POS down and to bring him to Berlin so he can face Nazi justice.
  29. 1947 Wednesday: Glenn Cornick—future bassist with Jethro Tull, Paris, and Wild Turkey—is born in in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England on this date[vii].
  30. 1948 Friday:  David Cross—future violinist with King Crimson[viii] 1973-74—was born in Plymouth, England on this date.  Elsewhere, Jonny Longden became the first race jockey to ride 3,000 career winners.
  31. 1949 Saturday: The Chinese Red army conquerors the city of Nanjing on this date, which would lead to the Nationalist government abandoning the Chinese mainland and fleeing to Formosa.  Still, the defenders of the city fought block by block, house by house, trying to kill as many communists as they could before being murdered themselves or force-marched to Maoist gulags.  Remember: dead is better than red.  Any flipping day.
  32. 1950 Sunday: Nationalist China evacuates Hainan Island.  Meanwhile, the Minneapolis Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals, 4-2, to win the first National Basketball Association title and their first of many to come.
  33. 1951 Monday: The 30th vice president of the United States (served March 04, 1925, March 04, 1929, Republican), Charles D. Dawes, died on this date in Evanston, Illinois, at the age of 85.
  34. 1952 Wednesday: In Kalamazoo, Michigan, future drummer with Journey 2020-present, Narada Michael Walden is born on this date. 
  35. 1954 Friday: Hank Aaron of the Milwaukee Braves hit the first of his record 755 major-league home runs in a game against the St. Louis Cardinals; however, the Cardinals won the game, 7-5.
  36. 1954 Friday A: The first part of the battle for Huguette 6 goes as planned with a sortie by a squadron of B-26 bombers followed by dive bombers lit up the communists clinging to the outlying position.  According to witnesses, the Viet Minh holding the position were obliterated.  However, French troops moving up to assault the position from two angles found themselves under heavy fire from communist positions holding the approaches to their target and were unable to reach it in time.  By the time they did, communists had moved to retake the position and heavy fighting ensued, much of it by hand-to-hand.  French forces would be forced to pull back under heavy fire.
  37. 1956 Monday:  The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ends racial discrimination on public transportation, primarily public buses.
  38. 1960 Saturday: Future rock guitarist with the British band, Def Leppard[ix]—Steve Clark—was born in in Hillsborough, Sheffield, Yorkshire, Great Britain, on this date.
  39. 1962 Monday: At the glorious Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California, heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay puts his pro record to 13-0 with a TKO of opponent, George Logan, at the 1:34-minute mark of Round 4 in a scheduled 10-round bout.
  40. 1964 Thursday: Ken Johnson of the Houston Astros threw the first no-hitter for a loss.  He lost 1-0 to the Cincinnati Reds due to two errors.
  41. 1965 Friday: Future rock vocalist with the band, Boston[x]—Tommy DeCarlo who would replace Brad Delp in 2008—is born on this date in Rome, N.Y.
  42. 1968 Tuesday: Students protesting the Vietnam War at New York’s Columbia University take over the administration buildings and shut down the university.  Elsewhere, the Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church merged to form the United Methodist Church on this date.  
  43. 1969 Wednesday: Sirhan B. Sirhan was sentenced to death for assassinating New York Senator Robert F. Kennedy; however, the sentence was later reduced to life imprisonment.  
  44. 1971 Friday: The Soviet Union launched Soyuz 10 on this date.  Meanwhile, hundreds of Vietnam War veterans opposed to the conflict protested by tossing their medals and ribbons over a wire fence in front of the U.S. Capitol.
  45. 1972 Sunday: The astronauts of Apollo 16 explore the lunar surface.
  46. 1982 Friday: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that consumer prices had declined the previous month, the first decline in almost 17 years.
  47. 1985 Tuesday: Coca-Cola announces it is going to change its secret flavor formula, which it used for 99 years, a move that would prove to be a disaster of epic proportions.
  48. 1987 Thursday: A federal ban on smoking during domestic airline flights of two hours or less goes into effect.  Elsewhere, 28 construction workers lost their lives when an apartment complex being built in Bridgeport, Connecticut, suddenly collapsed.  
  49. 1988 Saturday: In Martinez, California, some dimwit left a drain valve open at the Shell Marsh.  This blunder resulted in more than 10,000 barrels of oil pouring through into the marsh adjoining Peyton Slough.
  50. 1989 Sunday: In Beijing, China, students announce a boycott of all classes.  Meanwhile, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays final game as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.
  51. 1992 Thursday: Marion Berry, the former mayor of Washington, D.C., sent to prison for corruption walks out a free man after serving his time.  Elsewhere, in Ledyard, Connecticut, heavyweight boxer Tommy “The Duke” Morrison scores a 3rd round TKO of opponent, Kimmuel Odum, at the 1:50-minute mark of a scheduled 10-round bout.  This put ‘the Duke’s’ record to 31-1.
  52. 1993 Friday: Labor leader and all-around troublemaker, Cesar Chavez died in San Luis, Arizona, at age 66.  Elsewhere, in Memphis, Tennessee, at the Pyramid, heavyweight boxer Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall scores a TKO over his opponent, Italian Francesco Damiani, at the 1:09-minute mark of Round 8 in a schedule 10-round boxing match.  McCall’s record went to 22-5 while the record of Damiani would go 30-2.  It would also be the Italian pugilist’s final match.
  53. 1995 Sunday: In remembrance of the destruction of the Alfred P. Murray building in Oklahoma City, blown-up by Timothy McVeigh, President Bill Clinton calls for a day of mourning for those killed and wounded.
  54. 1997 Wednesday: An infertility doctor in California announced that a 63-year-old woman had given birth in late 1996.  The child from a donor egg made the woman the oldest known female to give birth to a child.
  55. 1998 Thursday: James Earl Ray, who had confessed to assassinating the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and then insisted that he, had been framed, died at a Nashville, Tennessee, hospital at age 70.
  56. 2003 Wednesday: President George W. Bush signed legislation that authorized the design change of the nickel for release in 2004.  It was the first change to the coin in 65 years and commemorated the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase.   Elsewhere, the U.S. military leadership in Iraq announces that FIVE U.S. soldiers are under investigation for the theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars discovered in caches around the war-torn country.
  57. 2004 Friday: Crazed Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr declares he will employ suicide bombers against U.S. troops should they make a move on his militias in the city of Najaf.  American and Coalition invaders are overrunning parts of the country in their quest for ‘weapons of mass destruction’ and then stamping out jihadis that the Shiites are preparing to begin lashing back at the so-called “Crusaders.”
  58. 2005 Saturday: At a checkpoint between Israel and the Gaza Strip, Israeli Defense Forces capture a 17-year-old Palestinian boy trying to smuggle four pipe bombs into Israel.
  59. 2006 Sunday: Al Jazeera reports that an audio tape of Osama bin Laden pops up in Darfur in which, the terrorist mastermind calls for jihad against the Crusaders.
  60. 2007 Monday: Boris Yeltsin, the first democratically elected Russian president, died in Moscow at age 76.   Elsewhere, as the U.S. military continues constructing a wall around a predominantly Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad, Iraq, thousands of Iraqis are in the streets demanding it STOP.  Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki orders the U.S. to halt further construction. 
  61. 2008 Wednesday: After U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said yesterday that during Jimmy Carter’s time as president, he was advised ‘NOT to have direct talks with the Islamic terrorist group Hamas,’ the failed president appears before news reporters and claims, “NOT true.”  This idiot would have talked with anyone, even those who hate both the United States and Israel.
  62. 2009 Thursday: The International Monetary Fund says it believes economic recovery will commence sometime in the next year.   Elsewhere, the Iraqi government believes that since President George W. Bush invaded their country in 2003, at least 110,000 of their citizens have been slain in the unnecessary war.  How sad.   Add to that the fact today, two suicide attacks, one in Baghdad and the other near Baquba, claim the lives of 87 people who weren’t yet ready to commune with Allah but went anyway.  
  63. 2010 Friday: As the U.S. and the United Nations place demands atop the Jewish state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brushes off demands that it refrain from building new housing in its capital city of Jerusalem.  Meanwhile, the U.N. also is bitching that the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip is preventing the global body from ‘educating the poor little Palestinian tykes.’  Wah, wah, wah.
  64. 2011 Saturday: Chi-Com police stage a raid on a Tibetan monastery in Sichuan killing at least two people and wounding several others.  Ah, religious freedom in a communist hellhole.  Elsewhere, in Syria, while people are staging funerals for loved ones killed in rioting, Syrian government security forces kill another dozen or so mourners.  There will be more funerals for them.
  65. 2012 Monday: The trial of former senator and vice-presidential candidate John Edwards for misuse of campaign funds gets underway in North Carolina.  Elsewhere, famed bassist Chris Ethridge who played with the Flying Burrito Brothers[xi] (1968-69 / 1974-76 / 1990-93)—among other bands—lost his battle with pancreatic carcinoma on this date.  He died in his hometown of Meridian, Mississippi, at the age of 65.  Next, the Iranians are angry because a malware attack has hammered the National Iranian Oil Company.  Sucks to be you.  Finally, the White House is launching an investigation into its advance staff in the wake of the U.S. Secret Service scandal.
  66. 2013 Tuesday: In France, an amended bill legalizing same-sex (homosexual) marriage is passed, opening the door for Francois Holland to promulgate it.  Meanwhile, after the Chi-Coms float a flotilla of warships near Japan’s Senkaku Islands, Tokyo orders the Chi-Com ambassador to account for the actions of his countrymen.
  67. 2014 Wednesday: Facebook announces first-quarter profits of $642 million, an increase of nearly a factor of 3 over first-quarter profits in 2013, resulting in earnings of 25 cents per share versus the 17 cents per share expected by Wall Street.  Elsewhere, Ukrainian security officials discover that a Russian Orthodox Church in the eastern part of the country is a staging ground for Russian thugs attempting to terrorize that portion of the country.  That sounds like ‘Putin’ to us.  Obama, you must help these people against the Russian bear.  Plain.  Simple.  NOW.
  68. 2015 Thursday: On this date, Loretta Lynch wins confirmation in the U.S. Senate to succeed Eric Holder as the nation’s first attorney general.  She is the first African American female to hold this post.  Elsewhere, in one of the more tragic events in U.S. history, former General and former CIA Director David Petraeus pleads guilty in a federal court of sharing classified information with his biographer and lover.  The reason Petraeus found himself in this mess is because he REFUSED to back the Obama administration’s narrative on Benghazi.  The Bamster had knowledge of the victor of both Iraq and Afghanistan’s misdeeds and saved them, saved them for when he required them and when CIA Director Petraeus did not fall in line with the bogus narrative, word of the wrongdoing suddenly hit the news cycle. 
  69. 2016 Saturday: In what seems to be an annual thing, North Korea tells the United States that “IF you suspend military exercises with South Korea, maybe we’ll talk about nuclear disarmament.”  Elsewhere, German citizens in the city of Hanover are in the streets, protesting against President Barack Obama’s and the European Union’s proposed agreement, the Transatlantic Trade and Partnership deal, a deal akin to the Transpacific Partnership, which would tie the U.S. in with the Europeans.  However, the Germans aren’t having any of it and claim that if this ‘Obama deal’ becomes reality, jobs will be lost, wages will fall, environmental protections damaged, they are having none of it.
  70. 2017 Sunday: The North Korean news agency announces they scooped up an American citizen, Kim Sang-Duk, aka Tony Kim, as he sought to leave the country.  The bonehead was teaching classes at Pyongyang University, and we guess the North Koreans decided they wanted him to continue teaching longer than the man planned.  Yikes.   
  71. 2018 Monday: In North Korea, a major mishap occurs as a bus carrying a group of visiting Chi-Com tourists plunges off a highway in North Hwanghae, killing at least 32 of the visiting guests and four North Koreans.  Several others are injured and trucked off to an infirmary for treatment.  What the hell are the Chi-Coms doing visiting North Korea when they could have gone to Tibet or Xinjiang Province where they could tour the Muslim concentration camps? 
  72. 2019 Tuesday: In Myanmar, at least 52 jade miners die in a mudslide.  Meanwhile, in Malawi, the World Health Organization begins inoculating young people with the world’s first malaria vaccine.  The vaccine provides only partial protection against the killer tropical disease, but any protection is better than NO protection.  Elsewhere, ISIS figuratively thumps its chest and takes credit for the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka this past weekend.  Time to irradiate these murderous thugs.  
  73. 2020 Thursday:  The COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis, communist China’s ‘gift to the world’ continues taking lives, destroying economies, and being an over all pain in the ass for the entire planet.  Total confirmed cases for the globe sit at 2,699,338, confirmed deaths at 188,437, but confirmed recoveries sit at 737,735.  In the United States, there are 886,529 confirmed cases what with 50,162 confirmed deaths but 81,792 confirmed recoveries.  China continues claiming the same numbers what with 88,423 confirmed cases, 4,632 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  What a bunch of lying scum.  After the United States, the next nation with the most cases is Spain, then Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Turkey, and then communist China.  Meanwhile, the worst news for the United States is that another 4.4 million Americans are unemployed bringing the total number of unemployed Americans to 26 million.  This shocking statistic shows that every single job gained since 2008 is NOW GONE.  Time to exact a heavy price from the PRC by returning to a Two-China Policy recognizing Taiwan- aka Free or Nationalist China- as an equal nation if not the rightful owner of the mainland. 
  74. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 144,804,485 confirmed cases, +799,197, 3,073,868  confirmed deaths, +11,781, and 83,220,681 confirmed recoveries, +650,193.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,717,457 confirmed cases, UP 48,336 from yesterday’s reporting, 584,839 confirmed deaths, UP 10,421, (figures include today’s and yesterday’s)[xii] and 119,056,391 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[xiii] 
  75. 2021 Friday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 260,967 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  76. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,727,713 confirmed cases, 61,261 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,196,502 confirmed cases, 34,759 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,977 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 392,013 confirmed cases, 5,466 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Idaho, one of the few sane places left in the country: they have 186,081 confirmed cases, 2,029 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[xiv]   
  77. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,892 confirmed cases, 6,346 confirmed deaths, and 829,424 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Ethiopia, one of the oldest Christian nations on the globe: 247,989 cases of the virus, 3,496 confirmed deaths and 185,107 confirmed recoveries.[xv]    
  78. 2021 Friday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,043.49, UP 227.59 points (+0.67%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,016.81, UP 198.40 points (+1.44%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,180.17, UP 45.19 points (+1.09%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $62.04 per barrel, -0.10 (-0.16%).  The price of GOLD is $1,776.70 per troy oz., -1.10 (-0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $26.05 per troy ounce, -0.02 (-0.10%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,232.00 per troy oz, -1.10 (-0.09%) while the price of COPPER is $4.33 per pound, 0.00 (-0.08%).[xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,855.15 per troy oz, +18.52 (+0.65%).[xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,000.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.68%).[xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000020.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.82.     In Japanese Yen, one greenback equals 107.91 and in Jordanian Dinar, a buck equals 0.71.[xix]  
  79. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Three States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.981 per gallon, $2.802 in Florida, $3.760 in Hawaii, and $3.401 in Washington state.[xx]    Let’s look at one other location- Maine: $2.822.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,205,305,997,186 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  80. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden Border Catastrophe News I–  Senators John Cornyn, R-TX, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, along with members of the House, presented the bicameral Bipartisan Border Solutions Act with which to tackle the ongoing BORDER CRISIS CAUSED BY THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S INEPTITUDE would create- if passed- four regional border processing facilities so the Biden Regime would not be dumping illegal aliens into every neighborhood in every state as the regime is doing now.   Elsewhere, Congressman Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, said that the illegal alien brats are in OBAMA-BIDEN CAGES and NOT Trump cages.  
  81. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden News I– Drooling Joe Biden found himself for being mocked as at his recent ‘climate summit’ with world leaders via ZOOM, he was the ONLY leader wearing a mask.  Ye gods, Joe, what the hell is wrong with you?  Dimwit.   Anyhow, when Joe concluded his summit, he said with gasping vigor, “We’re gonna do this.”  Big flipping deal, Joe.  Do it to yourself, NOT to us.  Next, totally whacked White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki crowed that ‘Joe Biden will be the first president to create 1,000,000 jobs in his first 100 days.’  Oh, please, stop it, we are laughing as hard as we can already.  Enough, dimwit!  Moving on, Joe Biden told Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdoğan that he is going to call ‘the Armenian massacre a GENOCIDE.’  As it was, the ARMENIAN GENOCIDE the Ottoman Turks carried out against the Christian Armenian minority in their country during World War I.  (Note- it would appear that via this action, Joe is pushing yet another dictatorial nation into the Chi-Com-Russian-Iranian-North Korean-Cuban-Venezuelan camp for good.  Good going there, Joe).
  82. 2021 Friday H: Energy News / Infrastructure News– Much to the horror of liberals, 73-percent of Americans recently polled believe that fossil fuels and natural gas will be with us for decades to come.  Yes, people are interested in renewable energy but until it becomes cost effective and dependable, no one wants this crap.[xxii]  Meanwhile, a new report says that a new proposed gasoline tax is meeting with resistance on BOTH sides of the political aisle.   After the GOP put forth a sensible and less costly infrastructure bill and the left slapped it down, Senator Johnson said it’s all ‘partisanship and not concern for the American people.’  Speaking of infrastructure, Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., says that ‘Joe Biden should concentrate on CONVENTIONAL infrastructure’ and not this WOKE bulls**t.
  83. 2021 Friday I: 2020 Election News / Election Integrity– Early today, Democrats began suing the state of Arizona for permitting the election integrity audit to begin and continue.  Later in the day, a judge called a temporary halt to the procedures for some inexplicable reason, but then permitted it to proceed late in the day.  Next, President Donald J. Trump says that his team is advancing election integrity efforts across the country.  Elsewhere, New Hampshire passed SB 43 with which to carry out a forensic audit of the voting machines.  Citing the Windham Incident, in this one location, 1,143 ballots for Republicans were magically flipped over to Democrats.  These investigations are necessary.    
  84. 2021 Friday J: Foreign News / Overseas News–  Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, RINO, is slamming the inclusion of Iran- perhaps one of the greatest persecutors of women and girls- onto the U.N. Status of Women Commission.  What a load of feculent crap to put a scumbag nation such as Iran on a global body such as the one mentioned above.   Meanwhile, following Tony Perkins- of Family Research Council fame- calling for a boycott on the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, the Chi-Coms now are trying to cancel him.  Permanently.    Elsewhere, Russian dissident Alexei Navalny is going to end his hunger strike.  Finally, Japan is declaring a state of emergency around Tokyo and three other areas due to surging numbers of COVID-19 cases.
  85. 2021 Friday K: Mass Shooting News / Law Enforcement News–  We learned that late last night in San  Diego, California, a mass shooting left one person dead and at least four injured.  We learned today that NBC once again rejiggered audio from the recent police shooting of Ma’ Khia Bryant who was in the act of stabbing another girl with an eight-inch blade.  As they did with George Zimmerman’s 911 call regarding Trayvon Martin, they edited and fabricated the police call so as to suit their narrative.  Folks, these lying scumbag networks should be fined and/or stripped of their broadcast licenses.   Meanwhile, Nicolas Cruz, the POS who shot up Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida back on February 14, 2018, in what we have dubbed the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre 2018- could go on trial for his life as early as this September.  (Note- we thought he had already copped to a deal).   Elsewhere, an alternate juror in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin says ‘yes, indeed, the mob intimidate us into finding the way we did.’  This verdict is going to get tossed.  Count on it.
  86. 2021 Friday L: Social Media And Stupid People News– After that big POS Los Angeles Lakers dimwit LeBron “Fecal Matter” James put up his most recent tweet about the cop who shot violent teen Ma’ Kia Bryant in Columbus, Ohio, a few days ago, President Donald J. Trump says the turd should ‘focus on his NBA career rather than presiding over the destruction of the National Basketball League.’  LeBron James clearly learned nothing in school and worse, he is down on his knees in front of Xi Jinping doing the nasty for him every day.  C***sucker.  Speaking of LeBron and social media, millions are asking WHY Twitter banned President Donald J. Trump for ‘inciting violence’ while all the while permitting King James to make threats of his own via the platform?  Why?
  87. 2021 Friday M: COVID-19 News / Updates– Today, 33 colleges said that in order to return to classes in the next semester, ALL students will have to show proof they have been vaccinated for the Xi Jinping Bat Virus.  In other Chi-Vi news, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton – with the help of Border Guru Stephen Miller- is suing the Biden administration over its hypocrisy of allowing in hundreds of thousands of illegals without testing them for the ‘VID while demanding states continue the bogus lockdowns the federal government imposes on them (if it can get away with doing it).  Moving on, the U.S. will now permit the use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccinations to proceed.  However, this comes on the heels of the CDC investigation yet another woman’s death- someone in her fifties- following vaccination for the Chi-Vi.
  88. 2021 Friday N: U.S. Government News– Ahead of their planned pull out, U.S. military is packing up its military hardware in Afghanistan while leaving non-military supplies such as office equipment and appliances behind for the Taliban to put to effective use.   In other truly embarrassing news, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, a true milquetoast if one ever existed, is going to permit U.S. diplomatic missions abroad to fly the LGBTQIA+ flag at the same level with the U.S. flag around the world.  Gee whiz, paint another target on our backs, will you?  Meanwhile, the Biden White House is nominating a ‘conservationist’- Tracy Stone-Manning- to lead the Public Lands Bureau.  Another left-wing loser to be sure.  Finally, SpaceX Dragon capsule blasted off today carrying FOUR American astronauts to the International Space Station.
  89. 2021 Friday O: January 06, 2021, Storming The Capitol / Capitol Hill Riots / False Flag Operations News– It appears that Capitol Hill law enforcement has grown fatigued by lying Democrats’ narratives on what happened on that fateful day when Antifa and Black Lives Matter infiltrated the ranks of Trump supporters and then set in motion the largest FALSE FLAG operation seen in the history of our country.  They are pushing back on recent claims by unnamed Democrats that they showed ‘bias towards the Trump supporters.’  They say they did not.   Elsewhere, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, is demanding a FULL ACCOUNTING of the death of Capitol Hill Police Officer Brian Sicknick, someone whom we just learned died from natural causes and did not- we repeat, did NOT- have his head bashed in with a fire extinguisher as liberal fake news media and Democrat politicians have long claimed.   Tell us the truth.
  90. 2021 Friday P: State News–  Florida’s Supreme Court stopped a bid with which to legalize marijuana in the Sunshine State.  Good.  We have enough stupid people already.   Elsewhere, in California, Caitlyn Jenner makes it official- she is running for the governor’s job in the recall of Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom and some like that overweight, wig-wearing Joy Behar on “The View” are upset.  She was so upset, she kept using the wrong pronouns when speaking of Ms. Jenner which in the liberal WOKE world is a major faux pas.  Yet, liberals routinely get away with NOT doing as they say everyone else should be doing.  What a farce.  Next, in New York City late last night/early this morning, did their best to deface a monument in Central Park, one built to commemorate the loss of 260 U.S. Navy sailors who were killed when the battleship USS Maine blew up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, on February 15, 1898, the main event that propelled the U.S. into war with Spain.  Police arrested some of the rioters, but we are sure they left the slammer within hours of their arrest.
  91. 2021 Friday Q: Political News I– A new study on elected officials who are the child of elected officials says that Congresswoman Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, and Senator Lisa Murkowski, RINO-AK, vote to the LEFT of their parents when they were in office.  Meanwhile, Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, said he ‘endorses Senators Murkowski and her RINO buddy, Susan Collins, of Maine.   Next, survivors of the Steve Scalise shooting criticize yesterday’s findings by the FBI that James Hodgkinson who shot up the Republican team preparing for the annual House baseball game back on June 14, 2017, did so because he wanted to die by suicide by cop.  This was the FBI finding we received yesterday and all we can say is that FBI Director Christopher Wray is full of fecal matter.
  92. 2021 Friday R: Political News II– Congressman Jason Smith, R-MO 8th congressional district, told Newsmax TV that New York state’s planned payments of $15,000 or more to illegal aliens is ‘unacceptable.’  It’s unacceptable when Americans need help, require salvation from all the Chi-Com Virus lockdowns and restrictions, and liberal left-wing government would rather care for INVADERS than for its own people.   Next, Kimberly Guilfoyle endorses former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens in his U.S. Senate bid.   Moving on, Governor Asa Hutchinson, RINO-AR, vetoed a bill limiting gun restrictions.  He vetoed a bill that LIMITS restrictions on guns in the Natural State, for Christ’s Sake.   The man has demonstrated he is little more than a RINO.
  93. 2021 Friday S: Political News III– Apparently, the President Trump 2020 Campaign left an unpaid view in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a $211,000 bill, one they are sending to collections.  Sounds like bull crap but then- we know how it is.  Speaking of President Trump, he may be leaving Florida to spend the summer at his New Jersey golf club.   Speaking of Florida, the okays a bill banning abortions based on disability.  Meanwhile, we learn that the United States Postal Service- the USPS, for Christ’s Holy Sake!- is now doing dirty work for the Biden regime by spying on conservative Americans.  Man, they must have amassed a humongous dossier on the AICPENDBLOG.COM by now.  What the hell is the postal service doing behaving like the Gestapo?  Has Stamps.com hurt them this much that they must take on jobs that have NOTHING to do with their daytime jobs?
  94. 2021 Friday T: Miscellaneous News I– After a violent summer last year in \Minneapolis, Minnesota, BLACK-OWNED businesses in the city say the ‘city has abandoned them.’  These poor people watched Black Lives Matter and Antifa and all the hateful white punks (especially the banshees) screaming and rioting, looting, robbing, raping, and burning, and the damned Twin Cities need to do something to get them back on their feet!  What the hell does it take?  Where the hell is Patrice Cullors and all her millions of dollars?  Where is Joe Biden?  HELP these people.  Elsewhere, the Washington Post was slammed earlier today for their disgraceful ‘fact-checking’ on Senator Tim Scott’s ‘from the cotton fields to Congress’ statement awhile back.  Leftists are scumbags, what more can one say?  In other whack-job news, Climate Czar John F. Kerry says that the administration is exploring a BORDER ADJUSTMENT TAX that will slap additional taxes, i.e., tariffs, on nations with weaker climate policies.  Folks, it’s time to make up NICE with Russia or China and seek asylum.  These people are cray-cray.
  95. 2021 Friday U: California Lottery Results– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1653: 04, 28, 29,30, 60, and Mega 25.  Stay tuned for news on the winners… Out of 111,596 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR plus the Mega for a prize of $14,862 apiece.
  96. 2022 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 509,233,914 confirmed cases, +617,622, 6,242,252 confirmed deaths, +1,804 and 461,780,092 confirmed recoveries, +836,994. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,649,779 confirmed cases, UP 21,690 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,018,316 confirmed deaths, UP 162,[xxiii] and 80,434,925 confirmed recoveries, UP to 32,524.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxiv]
  97. 2022 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 569,023 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 204,268 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 458 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  98. 2022 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,191,546 confirmed cases, 90,145 confirmed deaths, and 8,946,068 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,943,165 confirmed cases, 73,822 confirmed deaths, and 5,810,014 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 245,035 confirmed cases, 1,407 confirmed deaths, and 238,184 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,483,332 confirmed cases, 12,657 confirmed deaths, and 1,441,788 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., U.S. Northern Mariana Islands: they have 11,221 confirmed cases, 34 confirmed deaths, and 11,177 confirmed recoveries.[xxv]   
  99. 2022 Saturday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,054,342 confirmed cases, 10,658 confirmed deaths, and 4,009,152 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Vatican City, 221st place on the list: 29 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 29 confirmed recoveries.[xxvi]                         
  100. 2022 Saturday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,811.40, DOWN 981.36 points (-2.82%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,839.29 DOWN 335.56 points (-2.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,271.78, DOWN 121.88 points (-2.77%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $101.75 per barrel, -2.04 (-1.97%).  The price of GOLD is $1,932.50 per troy oz., -15.70 (-0.81%) while the price of SILVER is $24.19 per troy ounce, -0.43 (-1.75%).  The price of PLATINUM is $923.00 per troy oz, -44.80 (-4.63%) while the price of COPPER is $4.58 per pound, -0.12 (-2.56%).[xxvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,374.82 per troy oz., -47.07 (-1.94%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,650.00 per troy oz., -100.00 (-0.53%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,244.00 per USD/T, -54.00 (-1.64%). The price of ZINC is $4,388.00 per USD/T., -62.00 (-1.39%).   The price of COCOA is $2,506.00 per USD/T, -34.00 (-1.34%).  The price of COFFEE is $226.00 per USD/T, -2.15 (-0.94%).  The price of CORN is $791.75 per USD/T, -7.50 (-0.94%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,002.60 USD 1,000 board feet -22.40 (-2.19%).[xxviii]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.50 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.93 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.22, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 74.88 of theirs.    In Nicaraguan Córdoba, one greenback equals 35.74 and in Nigerian Naira, a buck equals 414.00 and in Norwegian Krone, one dollar equals 8.96 of theirs.[xxix]       
  101. 2022 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.688 per gallon, $4.106 in Florida, $5.243 in Hawaii, and $4.687 in Washington state.[xxx]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Maine- $4.115.  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 25th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Belarus: $2.534 per U.S. Gallon.[xxxi] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,404,662,821,355 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxxii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after ALL OTHERS the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Japan.  This nation holds $1,251,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  102. 2022 Saturday F: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3658 what with a $36 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 13, 19, 21, 22, 39, and Mega 09.  Out of 121,544 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $20,496 apiece.  One ticket was sold at (1) 7-Eleven in Hayward, CA 94541 while the other was sold at (2) El Monte Liquor in Mountain View, CA 94040.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #979 with a jackpot of $400 million up for grabs: 10, 39, 47, 49, 56, and Power 08.  Out of 182,097 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $24,084.

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[i] We look forward to doing the music of Roy Orbison and other old rockers sometime in the next decade.  Please, stay tuned for further information.

[ii] 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 “Wings Over America” album appeared on Saturday, 07-January-2017.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[iii] See previous.

[iv] At some point when we return to presenting the music of American bands, we will promote that of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as well as of Tom Petty himself.  We hope you will await word as to when we do.  We thank you.

[v] Not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Bob Dylan but one day, we sure heck we do.  Stay tuned.

[vi] We look forward to promoting the music of the Electric Light Orchestra/the Move, Roy Wood, and Wizzard..  They are among the amazing British rock bands of the 1970s and deserve to be acknowledged as such.

[vii] We expect to do the music of Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, Ian Anderson, and Paris sometime in the next 5-6 years.  We hope you will still be with us.

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

[ix] Not sure when we will offer the music of Def Leppard but we hope to do it sometime within the next decade.  Please, keep posted for further information.

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

[xi] We presented the music of the Flying Burrito Brothers beginning Sunday, 23-February-2014 and concluded our presentation on Thursday, 06-March-2014.

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

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

[xiv] See previous.

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

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

[xvii] 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.

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

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

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

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

[xxii] We are awaiting the day for when the Pentagon says they are going to go with electric-powered tanks and military vehicles.  Now that will be the day when we surrender whatever greatness we as a nation still possess.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

56. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2022

2021 Thursday: Day 37 of the Biden Regime- Congressman James Panetta, D-CA 20th congressional district, and nearly two dozen other House Democrats are pushing decrepit ‘Old Joe’ Biden to give up sole authority to launch nukes should the need to do so arises. The Democrats want a cabal of the president, vice president, and House speaker to make the determination which will delay any response America might have against an impending nuclear attack. Utah Senator Mike Lee, Republican, says this is ‘weird.’

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56. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2022:

Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justices Philip Pendleton Barbour and Stanley Forman Reed; U.S. Attorneys General William Pinkney, William French Smith, and Edwin Meese; U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles; U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles Foster; French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, the Allman Brothers Band featuring “Dangerous” Dan Toler, the Beatles featuring George Harrison, Blossom Toes featuring Brian Beltshaw, Crazy Horse featuring Frank “Poncho” Sampedro, and the Grass Roots featuring Ricky Coonce:

  1. 1497 Thursday: Italian troops retake the city of Taranto in France.
  2. 1540 Sunday: Conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado launches his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold on the North American Continent, a failed search that would last several years and lead to disaster for most of the participants.
  3. 1570 Wednesday: The 225th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Pius V, excommunicated Queen Elizabeth I of England.
  4. 1751 Thursday: In New York City, the first incident of a performing monkey in an exhibit takes place with the price of admission set at one cent.
  5. 1791 Friday:  Through an act of Congress and a signature by President George Washington, the First Bank of the United States with president and directors of the company came into being on this date. 
  6. 1793 Monday: The first meeting of President George Washington’s Cabinet takes place at his home in Mount Vernon.  Attending were Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of War Henry Knox, and Attorney General Edmund Randolph.  
  7. 1803 Friday: 1,800 sovereign German states unite into sixty states on this date.
  8. 1804 Saturday: Thomas Jefferson is nominated of the Democrat-Republican Party for president of the United States.
  9. 1822 Monday: The 7th U.S. Attorney General William Pinkney died at age 57 in Washington, D.C.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from 12-11-1811 to 02-09-1814.
  10. 1836 Thursday: Inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver on this date.  The patent—No. 138 (later 9430X) was one for a ‘revolving cylinder pistol,’ and was his first patent.  God bless you, Mr. Colt!
  11. 1837 Saturday: Thomas Davenport patented the first commercial electric motor; however, no distribution for electricity existed at the time and Davenport went bankrupt.
  12. 1839 Monday: The Seminole Native Americans and their black allies—former runaway black slaves that intermarried with the Indians—leave their homes in Florida and begin the migration to the West by order of the federal government.
  13. 1841 Thursday: The 25th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Philip Pendleton Barbour died in Washington, DC, on this date.  Originally a Democratic-Republican, he became a Democrat.  President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill the seat vacated by Associate Justice Gabriel Duvall.  He served from March 15, 1836, to February 25, 1841.  Elsewhere, future French Impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir is born in Limoges, France, on this date.
  14. 1862 Tuesday: Nashville, Tennessee, becomes the first Confederate state capital occupied by the North during the Civil War.  Meanwhile, President Abraham Lincoln introduces paper money to the U.S. Congress legislates the Bureau of Printing and Engraving.
  15. 1870 Friday: The U.S. Congress swears in its first black member, Hiram Rhodes-Revels from Mississippi— Republican—1870-1871.
  16. 1888 Saturday: In Washington, DC, future 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles is born.  He would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 26, 1953, to April 22, 1959.
  17. 1891 Wednesday: The 40th U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles Foster assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from today until March 06, 1893.
  18. 1901 Monday: J.P. Morgan incorporated the United States Steel Corporation on this date in history.
  19. 1910 Friday: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet from advancing Chinese troops and seeks safety in British-ruled India.
  20. 1913 Tuesday: Character actor Jim Backus, who played Thurston Howell III on “Gilligan’s Island” and voiced the cartoon character Mr. Magoo, was born in Cleveland.  Meanwhile, Secretary of State Philander Chase Knox declared in effect the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave Congress the power to levy and to collect income taxes on the hapless citizens of the nation.
  21. 1914 Wednesday: Sir John Tenniel, the illustrator of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” died in London three days before his 94th birthday.
  22. 1916 Friday: During World War I on the Western Front, German troops overrun Fort Douaumont near the fortified city of Verdun.
  23. 1919 Tuesday: Under the Paris Treaty, the League of Nations begins to form.  Meanwhile, the state of Oregon became the first state to place a tax on gasoline with the tax being one cent per gallon.
  24. 1921 Friday: After Soviet troops entered the nearby nation of Georgia, they proclaim it a Soviet Socialist Republic.
  25. 1922 Saturday: At Versailles, French authorities executed French serial killer Henri Landru, whom a jury convicted of murdering 10 women and the son of one of them.
  26. 1926 Thursday: Francisco Franco becomes a general in the Spanish military.
  27. 1928 Saturday: The Federal Radio Commission issued the first U.S. television license to Charles Jenkins Laboratories in Washington, D.C.
  28. 1930 Tuesday: The photographic device banks use to record checks received a patent on this date.
  29. 1932 Thursday: Austrian immigrant, Adolf Hitler, gets German citizenship on this date.
  30. 1933 Saturday: The U.S. Navy launched the first ship designed and built from the keel up as an aircraft carrier, the USS Ranger.  
  31. 1940 Sunday: W2WBS in New York City broadcast the first televised NHL game using one camera in a fixed position.  The New York Rangers hosted the Montreal Canadiens and beat them by a score of 6-2.
  32. 1941 Tuesday: British forces in the East African Campaign take Mogadishu, the capital of Italian Somaliland.  Italian forces have been on the retreat since the British began the fight to drive the Fascists out of Ethiopia.
  33. 1942 Wednesday: U.S. authorities in the United States begin rounding up Japanese citizens and nationals as well as German and Italian nationals living in the country.  The Japanese are scooped up along the West Coast while the others are apprehended wherever they are.  Eventually, the Allies and the Axis would work out arrangements via the Swiss Red Cross to repatriate the nationals.  As for the citizens, they would remain interned until close to the end of the war.
  34. 1943 Thursday: Allied troops reoccupied the Kasserine Pass in Tunisia after clashing with German troops during World War II.  Meanwhile, future Beatle[i] George Harrison is born in Liverpool, England, on this date.
  35. 1944 Friday: Brian Belshaw, future bassist and vocalist with the British rock group, Blossom Toes[ii], was born in Wigan, Lancashire, England, on this date.
  36. 1948 Wednesday: Czechoslovak communists seize their government in line with occupying Soviet troops.
  37. 1949 Friday: Future member of the rock band, Crazy Horse[iii]–Frank “Poncho” Sampedro (multi-instrumentalist 1975-88 / 1990-present)—is born on this date in Welch, West Virginia.
  38. 1950 Saturday: “Your Show of Shows” with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca premiered on NBC-TV; writers of the show included Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, and Woody Allen.
  39. 1956 Saturday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev criticized the late Josef Stalin in a speech before a Communist Party congress in Moscow.
  40. 1957 Monday: Buddy Holly[iv] and the Crickets record “That’ll be the Day.”  Meanwhile, the 77th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed, a Democrat, stepped down from the high court on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Reed to fill Associate Justice George Sutherland’s seat.  He served from January 27, 1938, until today.
  41. 1963 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Edwards v. South Carolina, upheld 8-1 the right of Civil Rights demonstrators to protest peacefully outside the South Carolina State House.  Meanwhile, the Beatles[v] release their first U.S. single, “Please Please Me.”
  42. 1964 Tuesday: At Miami Beach, Cassius Clay beats Sonny Liston by RTD at the end of the 6th round to take the WBA, WBC, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  The judges scored the victory as Technical Knockout (TKO) when an injured Liston failed to answer the bell in the seventh round.
  43. 1972 Friday: Germany gave a $5 million ransom payment to Arab jihadists who had hijacked a jumbo airliner and held the crew and passengers under threat of death.
  44. 1975 Tuesday: In Honolulu, Hawaii, heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry wins a unanimous 10-round decision over opponent, George Johnson, to put his pro record to 50-7-4.   As for Johnson, his record went to 49-7-4 with the loss.
  45. 1981 Wednesday: The 74th U.S. Attorney General William French Smith stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 23, 1981, until today.  His replacement, the 75th U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese, assumed office on this date.  A Republican as well, he served under the same president from today until August 12, 1988.  
  46. 1984 Friday: 1984: At the Steel Pier in Atlantic City, N.J., heavyweight champion (WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world) Michael “The Jinx” Spinks improved his pro record to 25-0 with a 12-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Eddie Davis.  As for Davis, his record went to 24-1.
  47. 1986 Monday: President Ferdinand Marcos fled the Philippines after 20 years of rule in the wake of a tainted election; Corazon Aquino assumed the presidency.   
  48. 1987 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds affirmative action 5-4.  Meanwhile, Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls scores a team record of 58 points in a game.
  49. 1989 Saturday: Mike Tyson knocked out Frank Bruno in the fifth round to maintain the heavyweight boxing title.  Meanwhile, Jerry Jones, new owner of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, fires 29-year Cowboys’ coach, Tom Landry.
  50. 1998 Wednesday: The first legal brothel in Switzerland opens in Zurich.  Elsewhere, in Raleigh, North Carolina, heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith scores an 8-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Lynwood Jones, to put his pro record to 43-15-1.
  51. 1999 Thursday: William King received a sentence of death for the racial murder of James Byrd, Jr. in Jasper, Texas.  Two other men involved in the horrendous crime suffered conviction for their part in the crime later.  Elsewhere, in Moscow, China’s Prime Minister Zhu Rongji and Russian President Boris Yeltsin discussed trade and other issues.
  52. 2000 Friday: A jury in Albany, N.Y., acquitted four New York City police officers of second-degree murder and lesser charges in the February 1999 shooting death of illegal immigrant Amadou Diallo.  Elsewhere, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon beats Joe Ballard with a first-round KO to put his pro record to 47-10.
  53. 2005 Friday: Dennis Rader underwent arrest for the BTK (Bind-Torture-Kill) serial killings in Wichita, Kansas.  Meanwhile, in Nashville, Tennessee, Tony “TNT” Tubbs wins a 6-round unanimous decision over Danny Wofford to put his pro record to 45-10 (and 2 no contests).
  54. 2011 Friday: In the People’s Republic of China, senior leader Jia Qinglin calls for control over Tibetan Buddhism and a renewed struggle against the Dalai Lama.  Elsewhere, longtime drummer for the rock band, the Grass Roots[vi]— Ricky Coonce (drums 1967-72 / 1981-82)—died from heart failure on this date in Canada; he was age 64.
  55. 2012 Saturday: Using their artillery, the Syrian army kills at least 100 civilians as they shell the cities of Homs and Hama.
  56. 2013 Monday: Russia enacts a law that bans smoking in schools and on subways.  Elsewhere, “Dangerous” Dan Toler—former guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[vii]—lost his fight with ALS on this date.  He died in Sarasota, Florida, at age 64.
  57. 2014 Tuesday:  Debbie Dingell, the wife of Congressman John Dingell[viii], announces she will run for the House seat her husband is vacating at the end of his 29th term; he announced the oncoming retirement yesterday.  Elsewhere, as the Obama administration continues pressure on Afghan President Hamid Karzai for a new status of forces agreement, he orders the Department of Defense to create a plan for total withdrawal of all U.S. forces from the devastated country.  Meanwhile, in the Central African Republican, France extends the time its forces will be fighting on behalf of the government there.
  58. 2015 Wednesday: A jury awarded a Texas-based technology-licensing company, Smartflash, a whopping $532.9 million payout from Apple because it infringed upon data management software patents, something the mega-company claimed it did not do because the patents were invalid and that it NEVER used them in any of its products.  Oh, well.
  59. 2016 Thursday: The 10th GOP presidential primary debate occurs in Houston, Texas, with CNN moderating the event.  Impartial moderators, eh?  Nope, never when Republicans are on stage.  Meanwhile, the European Union announces it’s going to impose an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia.
  60. 2017 Saturday: Famous foul-mouthed liberal Democrat Tom Perez wins election to be the next leader of the Democratic National Committee.  Good for you.  Meanwhile, someone spills the goods on House Republicans on their plan of gutting Obamacare by removing Medicaid expansions and cutting healthcare insurance which sends the Democrats and their liberal allies running amok in the streets (not that they have settled down since Election Day 2016).
  61. 2018 Sunday: Closing ceremonies for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyongChang occurred on this date.  The games began on February 09, 2018.  Team USA won 9 gold medals, 8 silver medals, and 6 bronze medals.  Norway won the most at 14 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze.  Here are the medal count totals:
    1. Germany: 12 gold, 10 silver and 7 bronze: 29 total medals
    2.  Canada: 10 gold, 8 silver and 10 bronze: 28 total medals
    3. Netherlands: 8 gold, 6 silver and 6 bronze: 20 total medals
    4. Olympic Athletes Russia: 2 gold, 6 silver, and 10 bronze: 18 total medals
    5. South Korea: 5 gold, 8 silver, and 4 bronze: 17 total medals
    6. France:  5 gold, 4 silver, and 6 bronze: 15 total medals
    7. Switzerland: 5 gold, 6 silver, and 4 bronze: 15 total medals
    8. Austria: 5 gold, 3 silver, and 6 bronze: 14 total medals
    9. Sweden: 7 gold, 6 silver, and 1 bronze: 14 total medals
    10. Japan: 4 gold, 5 silver, and 4 bronze: 13 total medals
    11. Italy: 3 gold, 2 silver, and 5 bronze: 10 total medals
    12. China: 1 gold, 6 silver, and 2 bronze: 9 total medals
    13. Czech Republic: 2 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze: 7 total medals
    14. Finland: 1 gold, 1 silver, and 4 bronze: 6 total medals
    15. United Kingdom: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 4 bronze: 5 total medals
    16. Belarus: 2 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    17. Slovakia: 1 gold, 2 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    18. Australia: 0 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze: 3 total medals
    19. Poland: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    20. New Zealand: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    21. Spain: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    22. Slovenia: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    23. Hungary: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medals
    24. Ukraine: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    25. Belgium: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    26. Kazakhstan: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    27. Latvia: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    28. Liechtenstein: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
  62. 2019 Monday: Following an assault by Internet trolls and Bots attacking the movie, “Captain Marvel,” the film review site Rotten Tomatoes makes ways as to how fans can rate and comment on movies.  In Vietnam, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives ahead of the upcoming summit between his country and President Donald J. Trump of the United States; he takes in the sights.  Elsewhere, peace talks between the U.S. and the Taliban begin in Qatar.
  63. 2020 Tuesday: President Trump returns from India and announces he has asked for $2.5 billion with which to combat the Coronavirus in the United States.  Senate Minority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says it’s ‘not enough.  Currently, there are 80,000 cases worldwide.  The president should have asked for more.’  Meanwhile, the Democratic 2020 Presidential Debates continue with Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Joe Biden, and Mayor Pete.   
  64. 2020 Wednesday A: Italy is now beset by Chinese Virus cases as the ‘VID has infected nearly 100 more which drives their cases up to 322 what with a death toll of 11- and Italy told its citizens to be “WOKE” and go out and hug Chinese tourists.  Look at what it gets you- sick people and dead folks.  Austria and Croatia report their first cases of coronavirus while in Spain, tourists are being locked up in hotels to prohibit the spread of this disease.  In Iran as the outbreak continues to worsen, the country’s health minister tests positive for this evil disease. Switzerland, Algeria, and other nations around the world are taking the opportunity to seal off air travel to communist China such as Canada.  Meanwhile, the government of Sweden demands the Chi-Com ambassador meet with them over its sentencing of a Swedish bookseller in the PRC to a decade in the slammer for ‘espionage.’
  65. 2021 Thursday: Day 37 of the Biden Regime- Congressman James Panetta, D-CA 20th congressional district, and nearly two dozen other House Democrats are pushing decrepit ‘Old Joe’ Biden to give up sole authority to launch nukes should the need to do so arises.  The Democrats want a cabal of the president, vice president, and House speaker to make the determination which will delay any response America might have against an impending nuclear attack.  Utah Senator Mike Lee, Republican, says this is ‘weird.’  The question is, WHY?  Speaking of this lunacy, Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, quipped, “I don’t think Joe Biden’s in charge.’  We concur.
  66. 2021 Thursday A: Newsmax’ White House correspondent John Gizzi says that Neera Tanden- Joe Biden’s pick to head the White House Office of Management and Budget is prepared to withdraw her confirmation seeing as how she’s receiving pushback from both Senate Republicans and Democrats.   Senator Chuck Grassley, R-IA, says he’s not voting for this skank.  Meanwhile, former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm by a vote of 64-35 is confirmed as the next U.S. secretary of Energy.   Confirming this Chi-Com lover gives Beijing and OPEC a big boost in their drive to monopolize energy as well as to collapse U.S. domestic energy production. 
  67. 2021 Thursday B: Conservative lawmakers are asking for a timeline as to when House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi plans on removing the fences around the White House and the Capitol Building as well as when National Guard troops will stop patrolling the streets of Washington, D.C.  The Democrats have transformed parts of the nation’s capital into a Baghdad-style “Green Zone,” of sorts, a heavily-fortified zone.  We believe the troops are there and the fences are up because the Dems KNOW they stole the 2020 Presidential Election.
  68. 2021 Thursday C: Black Lives Matter is launching a ‘survival fund’ of sorts with $3 million as the Democrats in Congress continue dragging out the COVID-19, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, relief fund.   House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has snarked ‘we feed them, Wolf (Blitzer), we feed them.  Do you feed them?” She was referring to ‘feeding’ the country’s impoverished and its illegal aliens.  We don’t want you to feed us, you senile old witch, we want the economy to reopen.  NOW.
  69. 2021 Thursday D: Tony Perkins has told Newsmax TV the Dems want to force ALL Americans into participating in ABORTIONS by seeking to use taxpayer dollars to fund this abomination not just here in the United States but around the world.  In so doing, it taints the souls of everyone which is not right.  It’s time for Pope Francis to boot Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, and every other Catholic-in-Name-Only (CINO) from the church.  Excommunicate them, Pope Francis, excommunicate these murdering scumbags NOW.   In other liberal Democrat Party news, Congressman Sean Maloney, D-NY 18th congressional district, claims Democrats are supportive of socialism and that there are no socialist Democrats.  Good try.  Finally, people are flooding out of the woodwork now to accuse imploding New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, accusing him of sexual abuse, harassment, and mistreatment.  YOU reap what you sow, you POS!
  70. 2021 Thursday E: CPAC plans to honor Rush Limbaugh.  CPAC Chair Matt Schlapp says that President Donald J. Trump knows his speech this upcoming Sunday is an ‘important reset’ for his future in GOP politics.  Meanwhile, the GOP is pushing back on Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s call for a ‘riot commission’ to look into the Antifa- and- Black Lives Matter-led Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.  Pelosi wants to tar-and-feather Trump supporters with the riot engineered by the Democrats, but we are not going to permit them to get away with this outrageous behavior.
  71. 2021 Thursday F: In upcoming Summer Olympics news, the delayed Olympic torch relay is going to have fans, but NO cheering will be allowed.  Meanwhile, the IOC says that Brisbane, Australia, is the preferred site for the 2032 Summer Olympics. 
  72. 2021 Thursday G: The Justice Department’s top watchdog is investigating claims by a Boeing engineer of being surveilled by the FBI over claims the individual was spying for Beijing.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Joe Biden’s pick to be U.S. Trade Representative- Katherine Tai- says, ‘Chi-Coms both our rivals and our friends.’  Yet another pro-Chi-Com hack in the Biden administration.   In other news, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signs into law a bill abolishing cash bail for ALL criminal defendants awaiting trial.  Wow.  Thugs are going to be running amok in the streets of the Windy City.  Oh, wait, thugs are already running amok there. 
  73. 2021 Thursday H: Vice President Kamala Harris is now encouraging black folks to rush out and get the Chi-Vi vaccine.  We recall when YOU said NOT to get the vaccine, you know, before you became VP, so what’s up with the reversal?  Our very own Bea O’Malley has said, ‘any time white liberals tell black folks to do something for their own good, it never works out that way.’  Even though you aren’t white, Kamala, you may as well be seeing as how you lack the street creds of a legit black American.   In other Chi-Vi-related news, France says it’s going to impose ‘localized lockdowns on areas infected with the Chi-Com virus rather than lock down the entire country.’ 
  74. 2021 Thursday I: New York State prosecutors now have President Donald J. Trump’s tax records.  We suspect it’s going to be a DRY well.  Still, it’s going to be fun watching them twist, turn, and wet their pants as they try to get some dirt on President Donald J. Trump.  In other interesting news, five counties in Oregon want to secede from that crackpot state and join with Idaho.  We have a suggestion- how about reviving the drive to create the state of Jefferson?  That concept featured counties in Washington and Oregon east of the Cascades forming their own state with possibly a few of California’s northern counties.  People in these areas are deeply conservative whereas the coastal portions of those states are full of rabid, foaming-at-the-mouth lunatics.  Hell, the county of Kern in California should become its own state.
  75. 2021 Thursday J: This week, there were 737,000 new jobless claims which is down from the previous week.  GDP has been revised up although it equates with what the country had back in 1946 following World War II.  Meanwhile, the FCC auctions off 5G airwaves bringing in $81 billion with ATT and Verizon being the big winners.  Elsewhere, GameStop is making another run today.   In other economic news, Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, blasts the ‘Joe Biden’ COVID-19 Relief Bill as being little more than a socialist wish list, something we contend is a Democratic-Socialist ‘wet dream.’
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[i] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.

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

[iii] We hope to promote the music of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, as well as of each member’s solo careers along with Crazy Horse within the next 5-7 years.  Please remain vigilant for when we do.

[iv] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Buddy Holly but when we do, we will also promote the music of Jerry Lee Lewis, the Big Bopper, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, and all the rest.  You will enjoy them.

[v] See footnote i.

[vi] We offered the music of this famed West Coast band- the Grass Roots- beginning on Thursday, 06-February-2014 through Saturday, 22-February-2014.  We hope you will seek their music out by visiting whatever site you choose for the absolute best in rock music.  You will be glad you did.

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

[viii] In 2019, the question is, “Is the late John Dingell looking UP or is he looking DOWN?  According to President Trump, the late congressman might be looking UP.

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65. 2020 Wednesday B: In Moscow, President Vladimir Putin signs new laws that prohibit the U.S. controlling social media entities within his borders. The laws also allow the Russian government to label individuals as ‘foreign agents’ as well as to prohibit the release of data on Russian intelligence officers. The laws also allow him to run for two more six-year terms.

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KWANZAA CELEBRATION 2021 DAY FIVE

TODAY MARKS TWO YEARS SINCE THE CHI-COMS LET THE XI JINPING BAT FLU LOOSE ON THE WORLD!

U.S. Secretaries of State Christian Herter and Mike Pompeo; Japanese World War II leader Hideki Tojo; the Beatles featuring George Harrison & Paul McCartney; Bo Diddley, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Jeff Lynne, Jethro Tull featuring Clive Bunker, the Kinks featuring Ray Davies, the Monkees featuring Davey Jones & Michael Nesmith, Mountain featuring Felix Pappalardi, and the Ohio Players featuring Clarence “Satch” Satchell:

  1. 274 Wednesday: St. Felix I ends his reign as the 26th Roman Catholic Pope on this date.  He first assumed the mantel of shepherd of all Christendom on January 05, 269.   
  2. 1370 Sunday: The 201st Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XI became the defender and guide of all Christendom on this date.  He would guide his flock until March 27, 1378.  
  3. 1591 Monday: The 230th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent IX ended his reign on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on October 29, 1591.  
  4. 1813 Thursday:  The British burned Buffalo, New York, during the War of 1812.
  5. 1817 Tuesday: Coffee planters plant the first coffee plants in Hawaii, which becomes Kona Coffee.
  6. 1835 Wednesday: After prospectors in Georgia discover gold, the Andrew Jackson Administration forces the Cherokees to move across the Mississippi River.
  7. 1853 Friday: The U.S. and Mexico signed a treaty under which the U.S. agreed to buy some 45,000 square miles of land from Mexico for $10 million in a deal known as the Gadsden Purchase.
  8. 1860 Sunday: Ten days after South Carolina seceded from the Union, the state militia seized the United States Arsenal in Charleston.
  9. 1884 Tuesday: Future World War II Imperial Japanese leader Hideki Tojo is born.
  10. 1893 Saturday: Russia and France sign a military accord for future mutual defense.
  11. 1903 Wednesday: About 600 people died when fire broke out at the recently opened Iroquois Theater in Chicago.
  12. 1906 Sunday: Iran becomes a constitutional monarchy.
  13. 1911 Saturday: Sun Yat-sen becomes the first president of the Republic of China.
  14. 1916 Saturday: In St. Petersburg, Russia, a group of Russian noblemen murdered Grigory Rasputin, the so-called “Mad Monk” who wielded considerable control over Czar Nicholas II, because he was against the war against the Central Powers.
  15. 1922 Saturday: Vladimir I. Lenin proclaimed the establishment of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, which lasted nearly seven decades before imploding under the combined weight of President Ronald Reagan, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, and Pope John Paul II.
  16. 1924 Tuesday: Astronomer Edwin Hubble announced the existence of other galaxies.
  17. 1928 Sunday: Famed original rocker, Bo Diddley[i], is born in McComb, Mississippi, on this date.
  18. 1935 Monday: Italian bombers destroy a Swedish Red Cross center in Ethiopia that is caring for the beleaguered Ethiopian people, under assault by the Fascists.  
  19. 1936 Wednesday: The United Auto Workers union staged its first “sit-down” strike at the General Motors Fisher Body Plant No. 1 in Flint, Michigan (The strike lasted until February 11, 1937).
  20. 1939 Saturday: Future record producer, bassist and vocalist with the East Coast rock band, Mountain[ii]—Felix Pappalardi—is born on this date in the Bronx, New York City, N.Y.
  21. 1940 Monday: Governor Culbert L. Olson officially opened California’s first freeway, the Arroyo Seco Parkway connecting Los Angeles and Pasadena.  
  22. 1941 Tuesday: Nazi occupiers force Dutch physicians to join the Nazi Party.  Meanwhile, in Miami Beach, Florida, Sonny Capone, son of gangster Al Capone, married Diane Ruth Casey.
  23. 1942 Wednesday: Michael Nesmith, future member of the American rock band, the Monkees[iii], was born in Houston, Texas.  Meanwhile, a near-riot of bobbysoxers greeting the opening of Frank Sinatra’s singing engagement at the Paramount Theater in New York’s Times Square.
  24. 1943 Thursday: Japanese air raids on Calcutta, India, grind to a halt.  They are overextended and the push to India has proven to be too much.
  25. 1944 Saturday: King George II of Greece abdicates his throne.  
  26. 1945 Sunday: Davy Jones, future vocalist, and future member of the American rock band, the Monkees, is born in Openshaw, Manchester, England. 
  27. 1946 Monday: Future drummer with the British rock band, Jethro Tull[iv]—Clive Bunker (1967-1971)—is born in Luton, Bedfordshire, England, on this date.  Interestingly, he would also play drums with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band from 1991 to 1996.         
  28. 1947 Tuesday: King Michael of Romania abdicates his throne after the Communists force him to do; then, Romania becomes a republic administered by the USSR.  Meanwhile, future guitarist/vocalist with the British bands, the Move,[v] Electric Light Orchestra, and with the Anglo-American band, Traveling Wilburys[vi]—Jeff Lynne—is born in Erdington, Birmingham, England, on this date.
  29. 1948 Thursday: The Cole Porter musical “Kiss Me, Kate,” opened on Broadway.
  30. 1953 Wednesday: The first color TV sets went on sale today at about $1,175 apiece.
  31. 1954 Thursday: Olympic gold medal runner Malvin G. Whitfield became the first black recipient of the James E. Sullivan Award for amateur athletes.
  32. 1960 Friday: In Orange, California, future 70th U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is born.  He would serve under President Donald J. Trump from 04-26-2018 and continues to serve.
  33. 1961 Saturday: Jack Nicklaus lost his first attempt at pro golf to Gary Player in an exhibition match in Miami.
  34. 1962 Sunday: The Green Bay Packers defeated the New York Giants 16-7 in the NFL Championship Game; Blair Motion Pictures, which later became NFL Films, filmed the event.
  35. 1965 Saturday: Ferdinand Marcos took the oath of office for his first term as president of the Philippines.
  36. 1966 Friday: In Washington, D.C., the 53rd U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter, Republican, died.  He served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower / served from 04-22-1959 to 01-20-1961.
  37. 1970 Wednesday: Paul McCartney[vii] sues his bandmates to dissolve the Beatles.
  38. 1972 Saturday: The United States halted its heavy bombing of North Vietnam.
  39. 1974 Monday: After four years, the Beatles finally dissolve as an entity.
  40. 1975 Tuesday: Tiger Woods, future pro golfer, highest paid athlete in the world, and the most successful golfer of all-time, was born in Cypress, California.
  41. 1976 Thursday: The Smothers Brothers, Tom, and Dick, played their last show at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas and retired as a team from show business.  Both continued as solo artists until reuniting again a few years later.
  42. 1978 Saturday: Ohio State fired Woody Hayes as its football coach, one day after her punched Clemson player Charlie Bauman, who had intercepted an Ohio State pass during the Gator Bowl.
  43. 1979 Sunday: A Northwest Airlines DC-10, which had been the target of a telephoned threat, flew safely from Paris to Detroit with 22 passengers amid extra-tight security.
  44. 1984 Sunday: LeBron James, future NBA star with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Miami Heat, and the Cavaliers once more was born in Akron, Ohio.
  45. 1993 Thursday: Vatican City recognizes the state of Israel.
  46. 1994 Friday: A gunman walked into a pair of suburban Boston abortion clinics and opened fire, killing two employees (John C. Salvi III was convicted of murder; he died in prison, an apparent suicide.
  47. 1995 Saturday: Clarence “Satch” Satchell (saxophones/guitars) of the Ohio Players[viii], died from a brain aneurysm on this date.
  48. 1996 Monday: In India’s eastern state of Assam, Bodo separatists bombed a passenger train, killing at least 26 people and injuring dozens of others—some of them seriously.  Elsewhere, about 250,000 striking workers shut down vital services across Israel in protests budget cuts proposed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
  49. 1997 Tuesday: A deadly massacre in Algeria’s insurgency began in four mountain villages as armed men killed women and children in an attack that lasted from dusk to dawn the following morning; up to 412 deaths were reported.
  50. 1999 Thursday: Former Beatle George Harrison[ix] fought off a knife-wielding intruder who broke into his mansion west of London and stabbed him in the chest.  However, a court later acquitted attempted assassin, Michael Abram because of insanity.
  51. 2002 Monday: A suspected extremist killed three U.S. missionaries at a Baptist hospital in Yemen.  (The gunman, Abed Abdul Razak Kamel, underwent execution in February 2006).
  52. 2006 Saturday: Iraqis awoke to news that Saddam Hussein had met his end on the gallows; victims of his three decades of autocratic rule took to the streets to celebrate.  Meanwhile, a state funeral service took place in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda for former President Gerald R. Ford.   
  53. 2008 Tuesday: A defiant Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich named former Attorney-General Roland Burris to Barack Obama’s Senate seat; a surprise move that put the governor’s opponents in the uncomfortable position of trying to block his choice from becoming the Senate’s only black member.  Burris took the oath of office as a U.S. senator the following month.
  54. 2012 Sunday: After suffering a concussion caused by a fainting spell, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton underwent hospitalization for a blood clot.
  55. 2013 Monday: Six states were named by federal officials to develop test sites for drones: Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas, and Virginia.  Meanwhile, barely 12 hours after the NFL’s regular season ended, four more head coaches were fired: Washington’s Mike Shanahan, Detroit’s Jim Schwartz, Minnesota’s Leslie Frazier, and Tampa Bay’s Greg Schiano.  Cleveland’s Rob Chudzinski had been fired the previous night.   Elsewhere, the government of Saudi Arabia agrees to give the government of Lebanon $3 billion, so it can improve its military as well as to buy modern weapons from France.
  56. 2014 Tuesday: An Indonesian search group recovers wreckage and three bodies from the doomed AirAsia Flight 8501, which disappeared on December 28.  The recovery proves that the airliner went down in the waters between Indonesia and Singapore.
  57. 2015 Wednesday:  Comedian Bill Cosby charged with sexual assault on this date.  The man says it’s all a load of garbage.  Meanwhile, we hear of a spate of increased Islamophobic attacks across the United States, New York, Fresno, California, and a hilarious one in Las Vegas, Nevada, in which, some wag wrapped bacon around the handles of a mosque.  Now that’s humorous!
  58. 2016 Friday: Queen Elizabeth II bestows a knighthood on Ray Davies of the Kinks[x] on this date.  Meanwhile, the ceasefire brokered by Vladimir Putin of Russia between the Syrian government and rebel groups, guaranteed by Russia, Iran, and Turkey, goes into effect today.
  59. 2017 Saturday: In Kharkov, Ukraine, a man strapped with explosives takes 11 people hostage.  After negotiations, local police are finally able to rescue them without incident and take the man into custody.  Elsewhere, as protests spread across Iran, Iranian cops shoot two people dead in Dorud, Lorestan Province.  People are rising up against the government and begging for help. 
  60. 2018 Sunday: In Afghanistan as the Coalition try to find a way to exit the war, they have encouraged the Afghan government to enter peace talks with the Taliban.  The Taliban says, ‘they won’t negotiate with the Afghan government.’  Meanwhile, as voters go to the polls in Bangladesh to fill 299 seats in parliament, clashes between political rivals break out in the streets causing numerous people to be killed and injured.
  61. 2018 Sunday A: As the Kansas City Chiefs bludgeon the Las Vegas Raiders by a score of 35-3, KC quarterback Patrick Mahomes becomes only the second QB in NFL history to pass for 5,000 yards and to throw 50 touchdowns in a single season.
  62. 2019 Monday: Iraqis are running amok in the streets outside the U.S. embassy in Baghdad following U.S. air strikes that whacked at least 24 members of an Iranian-backed militia which has been causing trouble in Iraq and Syria.   Meanwhile, the feds charge the POS who stabbed five Jews at a Hannukah celebration in New York City with federal hate crimes charges.  The lawyers for Grafton Thomas- the perp- claim he’s mentally ill.
  63. 2020 Wednesday: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is considering the U.S. designating communist Cuba a state sponsor of terrorism, we believe because of the microwave sonic attacks on our embassy personnel.  The State Department also approves the potential sale of 3,000 smart bombs to Saudi Arabia.  Speaking of the Middle East, B-52 bombers begin flying patrols over the Persian Gulf to put the rat-shit Iranians on their backfoot.  Elsewhere, as things heat up in the two Georgia U.S. Senate run-off races, former President Barack Hussein Obama, and leftist singer/songwriter/performer John Legend team up to make a crappy TV add for ‘Pro-Beijing Jon’ Ossoff.   Regarding these races, leftist commentators are already predicting the results may take weeks to compile.  WTF- it’s a single state.  This should tell everyone shenanigans will be ongoing.  Also, in the Peach State, Governor Brian Kemp- a man whom President Trump helped get elected- says an audit of Fulton County is ‘not his to order.’
  64. 2020 Wednesday A:  On the world front, Argentina- the land from whence comes the worst pontiff in papal history- Pope Francis- passes a bill legalizing abortion.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms do TWO things: first, they jail activists in Hong Kong seeking to leave for better living conditions elsewhere with sentences of up to three years in a Chi-Com slammer.  Second, Beijing is demanding that Turkey repatriate Uighur Muslims who escaped western China to be returned to the communist country.  Why?  Answer: to join their fellow Uighurs in the concentration camps.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Beijing and the European Union ink an agreement that will ‘open’ China to Western investors.  What can go wrong with this?
  65. 2020 Wednesday B: In Moscow, President Vladimir Putin signs new laws that prohibit his country to control U.S. social media within his borders.  The laws also allow the Russian government to label individuals as ‘foreign agents’ as well as to prohibit the release of data on Russian intelligence officers.  The laws also allow him to run for two more six-year terms.  Mr. Putin just reestablish the Soviet Union and become dictator for life.  There.  We said it, just do it.
  66. 2020 Wednesday C: The U.S. posts record goods-trade gap ahead of the 2020 holidays.  Meanwhile, Congress creeps closer to overriding President Donald J. Trump’s veto of the $740 billion of the U.S. Defense Policy Bill, all because they won’t strip BIG TECH of its Section 230 protections for platform providers.  The reason the president wants them stripped is because they behave like publishers and must face penalties for their conduct.  Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocks the $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks demanded by the president while allowing foreign aid to continue flowing to various countries around the world that hate our guts.  See you in six years, Mitch.  Regarding Mitch, Senator Josh Hawley, R-Mo., says he will stand with GOP House members contesting the fraudulent 2020 Presidential Election.  God bless you, Senator Hawley!  
  67. 2020 Wednesday D: Churches in New Mexico are being fined for holding packed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day sermons.  Meanwhile, GOP Congressman Adam Kinzinger, Illinois 16th congressional district, mocked Missouri Senator Josh Hawley for saying he will ‘object to election results’ on January 6, 2021.  Kinzinger is little more than a RINO in the pocket of the Deep State and Dems.   Speaking of Senator Hawley, apparently some snowflake at corporate headquarters for Wal-Mart tweeted out that the senator is a ‘sore loser’ and made fun of him, too, which led to a quick about face by Wal-Mart who apologized profusely for what their wayward employee did.  Elsewhere, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom plans to use $2 billion (the state does not have) to reopen elementary schools.  The man took several billion from the gas tax earmarked for road and highway repairs and diverted it to fight Global Warming, fund the high-speed rail snafu, and fund CalPERS.  Finally, the United Nations says that ‘Trump’s pardons for the imprisoned Black Water operators convicted of killing ‘civilians’ in Iraq violates the Geneva Conventions.’[xi]  
  68. 2020 Wednesday E: The U.S. Census Bureau announces it will miss its deadline which means illegal aliens will most likely be counted in the Census which is not right.  A judge rules that illegal alien families cannot be detained indefinitely.  We say launch Operation Wetback II, load them onto planes, trains, trucks, buses, and run them across the border in Mexico.  If Mexico doesn’t want them, they must stop them from coming.  Meanwhile, pro-illegal alien leftists urge an extension on visa stays for noncitizens in the country while advocates against illegal aliens demand the opposite. 
  69. 2020 Wednesday F: Here are the latest stats for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, straight out of the fetid bowels of the world’s lone communist semi-superpower: 82,510,560 confirmed cases, UP by 601,673 cases, 1,800,400 confirmed deaths, UP by 13,563 deaths, and 46,640,066 confirmed recoveries, UP by 368,822 recoveries from yesterday’s figures.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 19,910,674 confirmed cases, UP by 197,630 new cases, 344,877 confirmed deaths, UP by 3,693 new deaths, and 8,757,150 confirmed recoveries, UP by 94,066 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 POSs).  Now that Mo is living in Israel, here are the numbers for that nation: 416,584 confirmed cases, 3,307 confirmed deaths, and 372,284 confirmed recoveries.
  70. 2020 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-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 2,246,307 confirmed cases, 24,963 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 21,209 confirmed cases, 285 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION OF confirmed recoveries anymore- what is up with YOU, Gov. Ige, you Democrat hack.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 245,750 confirmed cases, 3,433 confirmed deaths, but like California, the gorilla-faced 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, Massachusetts: 367,918 confirmed number of cases, 12,338 confirmed deaths, and sadly, no mention of the confirmed number of recoveries- thank you.  Meanwhile, the U.S. demands the release of a Uighur doctor- Gulshan Abbas- the communist Chinese have given a 20-year stretch in a Chi-Com prison because of the human rights activities of his family in the United States.
  71. 2020 Wednesday H:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,409.56, UP 73.89 points (+0.24%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,870.00, UP 19.78 points (+0.15%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,732.04, UP 5.00 points (+0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,900.00 per troy oz., +6.80 (+0.35%) while the price of SILVER is $26.74 per troy ounce, +0.167 (+0.63%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,072.60 per troy oz, +15.80 (+1.50%) while the price of COPPER is $3.55 per pound, +0.005 (+0.14%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,378.40 per troy oz, +34.10 (+1.45%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $48.26 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.29%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.81 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.
  72. 2020 Wednesday I: Girls Scouts USA call on their bakers to address issues of child labor abroad in two Third World countries where young children harvest ingredients the bakers contract to use in their cookie products: Malaysia and Indonesia.  Why don’t we grow, and harvest products used in American food items here in the United States?  We do have tropical climates not only on the U.S. mainland but in Hawaii and in other U.S. territories in the Pacific Region.   Elsewhere, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp pushes back on President Donald J. Trump’s demand for his resignation: ‘Mind your own business.’  Elsewhere, John Paul Mac Isaac, proprietor the computer shop where Hunter Biden left his now infamous laptops for repairs says he ‘never had any intentions of changing the 2020 Presidential Election.  Finally, Alaska Airlines becomes the first major airline to ban ‘emotional support animals.’
  73. 2020 Wednesday J: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Super Lotto Draw #3521 with a jackpot of $7 million up for grabs: 27, 30, 37, 42, 46, and Mega 19.  The highest winners were NINE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,757 apiece.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #807 with a massive $363 million jackpot at stake: 03, 43, 45, 61, 65, and Powerball 14.  Out of 131,167 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who got FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $36,491 apiece.  God bless ‘em!
  74. 2020 Wednesday K: We invite everyone to stick around to discover whatever the Chi-Coms and their flunkies in the Democratic Party are up to today- you know they’re up to no good.  We want all of you to discover their misdeeds and crimes along with us…
  75. 2021 Thursday: Stick around…

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Wednesday, December 30, 2020, 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…


Wednesday, December 30, 2020:

ENDNOTES:

[i] Sometime within the next decade, we hope to present the music of classic rockers Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, and numerous others.  We know you will enjoy the presentation so please; remain vigilant for the day we do. 

[ii] We began promoting the music of Mountain beginning on Friday, 14-December-2012 through Sunday, 20-January-2013.  This also included West, Bruce & Laing but sadly, we overlooked Leslie West’s solo career so please stay tuned for his discography sometime in the next 8-12 years.

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

[iv] We expect to do the music of Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, Ian Anderson, and Paris sometime in the next 5-6 years.  We hope you will still be with us.

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

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

[vii] We 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.

[viii] We look forward to doing the music of this famed funk-rock band.  The Ohio Players are amazing.

[ix] 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.

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

[xi] We say ‘F**k the United Nations.  When the UN calls the Russians on the carpet for all the people they’ve murdered in the Middle East (and around the world) or goes after their bosses, the Chi-Coms for running concentration camps, we will worry about Black Water operators but not until the UN finds its balls and does the job it was created to do.  C**ksuckers.

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347. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2021

66. 2017 Wednesday: In Yemen, a Saudi-led airstrike on a Houthi rebel camp in the nation’s capital of Sana’a kills at least 30 Iranian-backed terrorists and wounds loads of others. Light ‘em up! Meanwhile, Palestinian militants fire a barrage of rockets into Israel. The minister of defense said the Iron Dome took out two of the missiles while one went down in an open field. Retribution soon to come.

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347. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2021:

NATIONAL GUARD 385th BIRTHDAY (OBSERVANCE)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Nelson; U.S. Attorney-General Amos T. Akerman; U.S. Treasury Secretary George P. Schultz; U.S. Secretary of War Jacob M. Dickenson;  Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein; the Amboy Dukes featuring Ted Nugent, the Doobie Brothers featuring Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, George Harrison, King Crimson featuring Trey Gunn, the Lovin’ Spoonful featuring Zal Yanovsky, and the Nice featuring David “Davy” O’List:

  1. 1124 Saturday: The 162nd Roman Catholic Pope Callixtus II ends his reign as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He first assumed his duties on February 02, 1119.
  2. 1294 Monday: St. Celestine V ends his reign as the 192nd Roman Catholic Pope on this date.  Sadly, for Celestine, his reign was a short one seeing as how it began on July 05, 1294.  
  3. 1521 Tuesday: Future Pope Sixtus V is born in the Papal States in Italy on this date.  He would become the leader of the Catholic Church on April 24, 1585, and would guide his flock until August 27, 1590.
  4. 1577 Tuesday: Five ships under the command of Sir Francis Drake embark from Plymouth, England, on a circumnavigation of the globe, a journey that would take him three years to complete.
  5. 1636 Saturday: The United States National Guard organized on this date when militia regiments organized under the authority of the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  6. 1642 Saturday: Dutch navigator Abel Tasman sighted present-day New Zealand.
  7. 1754: The 89th caliph of all Islam Mahmud I died on this date bringing his reign to an end.  He began his rule on October 02, 1730.  His successor, the 90th Caliph Osman III assumed his rule on this date and would guide all Islam until his death on October 30, 1757.
  8. 1769 Wednesday: Dartmouth College in New Hampshire received its charter on this date.
  9. 1809 Wednesday: In Danville, Kentucky, a doctor performed the first abdominal surgery on patient, Jane Todd Crawford, sans anesthetic; no knowledge as to whether the surgery was successful, or it was not.
  10. 1816 Friday: John Adamson received a patent for a dry dock.
  11. 1843 Wednesday: Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” undergoes publication; the public buys 6,000 copies.   
  12. 1862 Saturday: Union forces led by Major General Ambrose Burnside launched futile attacks against entrenched Confederate soldiers at the Civil War Battle of Fredericksburg; the soundly defeated Union troops withdrew two days later.  Approximately 11,000 Federal troops died in the battle.  Note: It was during this battle that witnesses claimed Confederate General Robert E. Lee to have remarked, “It is well that war is too terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.”
  13. 1871 Wednesday: The 31st U.S. Attorney-General Amos T. Akerman left office on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from November 23, 1870, to December 13, 1871.
  14. 1873 Saturday: In Cooperstown, NY, the 29th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Nelson died.  President John Tyler nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Democratic-Republican Associate Justice Smith Thompson.  Nelson served from February 14, 1845, to November 28, 1872.
  15. 1884 Saturday: Percy Everitt received a patent for the first coin-operated weighing machine.  
  16. 1903 Sunday: The Wright Brothers make their first test-flight at Kitty Hawk.  Meanwhile, in New Jersey, Italo Marcioni patents the ice cream cone.   
  17. 1913 Saturday: In the U.S., the Federal Reserve System underwent establishment.
  18. 1916 Wednesday: An avalanche in the Tyrol Alps kills over 10,000 Austrian and Italian troops over the course of 24 hours during World War I.
  19. 1918 Friday: President Woodrow Wilson arrived in France, becoming the first chief executive to visit Europe while in office.
  20. 1920 Monday: In New York City, N.Y., future 62nd U.S. Treasury Secretary George P. Schultz is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Richard Nixon from June 12, 1972, to May 08, 1974. Subsequent to this, he would serve his nation as its 60th U.S. Secretary of State.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Ronald Reagan from July 16, 1982, to January 20, 1989.
  21. 1928 Thursday: In Nashville, Tennessee, the 44th U.S. Secretary of War Jacob M. Dickenson died at age 77.  A Democrat, he served under President William Howard Taft from 3-12-1909 to 05-21-1911.   Elsewhere, “An American in Paris,” by George Gershwin, premiered at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
  22. 1930 Saturday: Bette Davis arrives in Hollywood, California, under contract to Universal Studios.
  23. 1936 Sunday: In the NFL, the Boston Redskins play their final game, losing to the Green Bay Packers by a score of 21-6; the team then moves to Washington, D.C.
  24. 1937 Monday: The Chinese city of Nanjing fell to Japanese forces; what followed was a massacre of prisoners of war, soldiers, and civilians.  China maintains that over 300,000 people died during the conflagration of blood and death while the Japanese say it was much less.
  25. 1939 Wednesday: At the Rio Plata off South America, three British Royal Navy cruisers trap the German pocket battleship, the Graf Spee.  On the Eastern Front, the Soviets are attempting to throw the Germans back from the gates of Moscow.   The First Shock Army in coordination with the Thirtieth Army were punching through German resistance on the Kalinin Front and were approaching the German-held city of Klin.  They would begin an encirclement into the night and would assault the city tomorrow.
  26. 1942 Sunday: Reichskommissar Artur Seyss-Inquart proclaimed Dutch Nazi Anton Mussert leader of the Netherlands on this date.   Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, the 6th Panzer Division arrived at Aksai River.  They paused there to permit 800 trucks bringing supplies for the Sixth Army trapped in Stalingrad to catch up to them.   Once they did, they set off on their next goal, a dash to the Mishkova River where Soviet resistance would begin stiffening.   Field Marshal Erich von Manstein was trying to communicate with Lt. Gen. Friedrich von Paulus in the doomed city, but Soviet countermeasures made communications difficult.  Coordinating the breakout became challenging.
  27. 1944 Wednesday: During World War II, a Japanese Kamikaze attack off the island of Negros in the Philippines irreparably damaged the U.S. cruiser USS Nashville and killed 138 sailors and left many more wounded. 
  28. 1948 Monday: Future hard rock guitarist/vocalist Ted Nugent who played with the Amboy Dukes[i] and then on a long, long solo career, is born on this date in Detroit, Michigan.  Another famous guitarist, Jeff “Skunk” Baxter- who would play first with Steely Dan[ii] and then with the Doobie Brothers[iii]– is born in Washington, D.C.   Meanwhile, in Great Britain, future guitarist/vocalist with the British rock band, the Nice[iv], 1967-68—David “Davy” O’List—is born in London, England.
  29. 1949 Tuesday: The Israeli Knesset votes to transfer the nation’s capital to Jerusalem, causing unrest among the Muslims.
  30. 1950 Wednesday: James Dean begins his career with an appearance in a Pepsi commercial.
  31. 1960 Tuesday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the British progressive rock band, King Crimson[v], 1994-2003—Trey Gunn—is born in the USA on this date.
  32. 1961 Wednesday: In Israel, Gideon Hauser demands the death penalty for convicted Nazi Final Solution architect, Adolph Eichmann.
  33. 1962 Thursday: The United States launched Relay 1, a communications satellite that transmitted television, telephone, and digital signals.
  34. 1964 Sunday: In El Paso, Texas, U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson, and Mexican President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz set off an explosion diverting the course of the Rio Grande River to alter the U.S. – Mexican border.  This ended a century-old border dispute.  However, looking back on history, the United States should have annexed Mexico at the end of the Mexican American War 1846-1848, which would have had the citizens speaking English now and would have stopped the flood of illegal aliens pouring into the country.  Just saying.
  35. 1966 Tuesday: During the Vietnam War, the U.S. bombed the city of Hanoi for the first time.
  36. 1972 Wednesday: In San Diego, California, Ken Norton wins a unanimous decision in a 10-round bout by beating Charlie Reno.  Norton’s pro-record would go to 29-1.
  37. 1974 Friday: Malta became a republic on this date.  Elsewhere, George Harrison visited the White House where he visited with President Gerald R. Ford.
  38. 1977 Tuesday: An Air Indiana Flight 216, a DC-3 carrying the University of Evansville basketball team on a flight to Nashville, crashed shortly after takeoff, killing all 29 people on board.
  39. 1978 Wednesday: The Philadelphia Mint began stamping the Susan B. Anthony dollar, which went into circulation in July 1979; this is the first U.S. coin honoring a female.
  40. 1981 Sunday: Polish authorities imposed martial law in a crackdown on the Solidarity labor movement and kept it in place until 1983.
  41. 1985 Friday: Heavyweight boxer Leon Spinks beat his opponent Kip Kane at the 1:37 minute mark of Round 8 in a 12-round heavyweight title bout thus improving his record to 17-4-2.  In so doing, Spinks won the vacant WBC Continental Americas heavyweight boxing title.
  42. 1988 Tuesday: PLO leader and liar Yasser Arafat addresses the United Nations at a summit in Geneva, Switzerland.
  43. 1989 Wednesday: Warner Brothers put the film, “Driving Miss Daisy,” starring Morgan Freeman and Jessica Tandy, into limited release.
  44. 1991 Friday: In South Africa, President F. W. De Klerk and Nelson Mandela meet to discuss ending the Apartheid culture of the nation.  Elsewhere, both Koreas sign an accord calling for reconciliation between the two countries.  Meanwhile, heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith scores a KO at the 1:50 minute mark of Round 1 in a 10-round bout over Andre Crowder.  The pro record of “Bonecrusher” Smith would go to 31-9-1.  In another bout, heavyweight Riddick Bowe would score a TKO over his opponent, Elijah Tillery at the 1:14 minute mark of Round 4 in a 10-round bout.  Bowe’s record would go to 28-0 while the record of Tillery would go to 27-1.
  45. 1992 Sunday: In his 47th pro bout, heavyweight contender Greg Page would score a TKO over Kevin P. Porter in the 8th round of a 10-round bout.  Page’s record would go to 36-11.
  46. 1993 Monday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average hits a record 3764.43 points.
  47. 1994 Tuesday: An American Eagle commuter plane crashed short of Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina, killing 15 of the 20 people aboard it.
  48. 1997 Saturday: A ribbon cutting ceremony occurred in Los Angeles, California, for the $1 billion Getty Center, one of the largest art centers in the United States.  Meanwhile, heavyweight boxer Tim Witherspoon loses a 12-round unanimous decision to Larry Donald dropping his record to 46-6.  Donald retained the WBC Continental America Heavyweight belt while his record improved to 30-1-1.
  49. 2000 Wednesday: Al Gore, Democrat, conceded the presidential election of the same year to Republican George W. Bush.  This occurred after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered a stop to the ongoing Florida recount thus giving both the state and the presidency to the Texas governor.  Speaking of Texas, the so-called ‘Texas Seven’- a band of seven incarcerated thugs breaks out of the John Connally Unit near Kenedy, Texas, and go on a rape, robbery, and murder spree.  They were on the lam until concerned civilians noticed them posing as ‘Christian missionaries’ and fingered them to the cops.  Eventually,  four of them were executed in Texas’ death house.
  50. 2001 Thursday: The Pentagon officially released a captured videotape jihadist thug POS Osama bin Laden in which the al-Qaida leader said the deaths and destruction achieved by the Sept. 11 attacks exceeded his “most optimistic” expectations.  About 10 years later, the Obama administration launched a raid into Pakistan that took the Islamist pig out.
  51. 2002 Friday: Zal Yanovsky—lead guitarist with the Lovin’ Spoonful[vi]—died from a heart attack in Kingston, Ontario, Canada; he was 57.  Meanwhile, Cardinal Bernard Law resigned as Boston archbishop because of the clergy sex abuse scandal. 
  52.  2003 Saturday: U.S. forces capture Saddam Hussein outside of Tikrit, Iraq.  The murderous thug was hiding in a hole underneath a farmhouse in the city of Adwar.   Elsewhere, in the 69th Annual Heisman Trophy Award, Oklahoma quarterback Jason White wins the prize.
  53. 2004 Monday: A jury in Redwood City recommended the death penalty for Scott Peterson for the murder of his pregnant wife, Laci, and their unborn child.  Across the globe in Seoul, South Korea, self-proclaimed cannibal Yoo Young-Chol, accused of killing and eating 20 young women, mostly prostitutes, receives the death sentence.
  54. 2005 Tuesday: A European Union investigation into CIA activities on European soil- and elsewhere in the world- leads to allegations of the Central Intelligence Agency’s kidnapping and abductions of European citizens.  They contend the U.S. spy agency spirits the hapless individuals to secret black site prisons.  That damned President George W. Bush!   Officials in the EU say that these scurrilous rendition policies may harm cooperation between European intel agencies and U.S. intel agencies.  
  55. 2006 Wednesday: Two al-Qaida attacks in Kirkuk and Baghdad, Iraq, kill at least 23 Iraqis and wounds approximately another 52 people.  
  56. 2007 Thursday: The U.S. Senate passes a bill that would increase automobile fuel standards for the first time in three decades.   Elsewhere, a USMC soldier is found guilty of killing an Iraqi soldier while the two were standing guard in Fallujah.  We are sure he must have a good reason for killing the man.
  57. 2008 Saturday: The Pakistani air force claims that Indian warplanes violated its airspace but turned them back with a show of force.  Meanwhile, on the Japanese island of Kyushu, leaders of Japan, South Korea, and the Chi-Coms meet to discuss the ongoing global fiscal crisis affecting the globe.  Elsewhere, in his final bout as a pro, heavyweight Riddick Bowe scores a unanimous decision in an 8-round bout over German boxer George Pukall.  Bowe’s record would go to 43-1-1.  His overall record would be 45 fights, 43 wins (33 by KO), 1 loss, and 1 no contest.
  58. 2009 Sunday: Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi suffers a knockdown to the ground and hit in the face after a political rally in Milan, Italy.  Meanwhile, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair tells an interviewer that he ‘still would have gone to war in Iraq even if he had known there were no weapons of mass destruction.’
  59. 2010 Monday: Auburn Quarterback Cam Newton wins the 76th Heisman Trophy Award.  Newton would go on to play with the Carolina Panthers and in the 2020-21 Season would take Tom Brady’s place on the New England Patriots’ roster.
  60. 2011 Tuesday: In an affront to the Obama Administration, Iran refuses to return the RQ-170 Sentinel drone after it crash-landed in their country and report that they are in the process of extracting data from the craft.   Meanwhile, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder vows to go after states that have restrictive voting laws.  By this he means states that have VOTER ID LAWS.  Democrats HATE Voter ID Laws.
  61. 2012 Thursday: European Union finance ministers vote to give European Central Bank new powers to supervise Euro Zone’s banks.   Meanwhile, after the GOP announces to plans to challenge her nomination for U.S. secretary of state, U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice withdraws her nomination.    
  62. 2013 Friday: The body of former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, flies from Pretoria to the leader’s ancestral village of Qunu, his final resting place.
  63. 2014 Saturday: Thousands of people march in Washington, D.C., protesting recent killings of unarmed black men by the police; the demand an end to racial profiling and injustice in the U.S. legal system as well as an end to police brutality.
  64. 2015 Sunday: At the Climate Change Summit in Paris, world leaders crow that they have ‘reached a deal’ but it is not enough for the hundreds of thousands of climate protesters running amok in the streets.  They demand more.  After all, the planet will be beyond recovery by 2020.  Elsewhere, in Germany, law enforcement says 69 officers were injured in protests directed at neo-Nazis.
  65. 2016 Tuesday: Much to the horror of American liberals, President-elect Donald J. Trump chooses Texas Governor Rick Perry to become his secretary of Energy.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Energy is bucking the Trump transition team by refusing to provide the names of its members who worked on the Obama climate change strategy.  Yet in 2020, with ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden appearing to be ‘incoming,’ the Dems are calling for UNITY.  Hypocrites.  Next, President-elect Donald J. Trump chooses Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke to become his secretary of the Interior.
  66. 2017 Wednesday: In Yemen, a Saudi-led airstrike on a Houthi rebel camp in the nation’s capital of Sana’a kills at least 30 Iranian-backed terrorists and wounds loads of others.  Light ‘em up!  Meanwhile, Palestinian militants fire a barrage of rockets into Israel.  The minister of defense said the Iron Dome took out two of the missiles while one went down in an open field.  Retribution soon to come.
  67. 2018 Thursday: The U.S. Senate voted 56-41 to end participation in the Saudi war in neighboring Yemen where Iranian-backed Houthi rebels are trying to overthrow the Arab nation.   Then, the Senate passed a unanimous resolution that Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman was 100-percent responsible for the murder of Saudi American journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
  68. 2019 Friday: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-NY, announces the committee will return on Tuesday for a final impeachment vote which will then leave the whole charade up to Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-KY, in the Senate to proceed with an impeachment trial.  Some Democrat loudmouths demand that Sen. McConnell recuse himself because of his stated coordination with the White House.  What is it about the Dems that they are ALWAYS trying to stack the deck in their favor?  
  69. 2020 Sunday: In a strange twist of fate (yeah, right), reports continue surfacing that show ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden’s son Hunter did not report $400 thousand in cash given to him by none other than Burisma, the natural gas energy company in the Ukraine.  Speaking of Burisma, corruption, and Democrats, we now learn that POS Democrat Congressman Adam Schiff of California ALSO has problems with corruption scandals seeing as how he is linked to several corrupt Ukrainian and other foreign companies and oligarchs such as Igor Pasternak who donated vast sums of cash to the derelict congressman’s campaign fund.  Other companies to whom Congressman Schiff is tied are Black Rock and Franklin-Templeton.  Add this to Congressman Eric Swalwell, another California Democrat, and his ties to Beijing via schlepping Ministry of State Service female intelligence agent and you can easily see that whatever Democrats accuse others of doing is what they themselves are guilty of doing.   Speaking of corrupt Democrats, former staffer to New York Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo, aka Andrew the Murderer, Lindsey Boylan claims the governor sexually harassed her off and on during the time in which, she worked for the dimwitted governor from March 2015 to October 2018.
  70. 2020 Sunday A: The NYPD launches an investigation into what is occurring in Brooklyn- two EMS units have been held up at gunpoint with medical supplies and equipment being stolen from them within one week of another.  Speaking of crime and medicine, the FBI warns the American people to be aware of scams surrounding distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines.   Elsewhere, health officials say a ‘twindemic’ is unlikely in that cases of the flu are down this year, so a twin pandemic of flu and the Chi-Vi are highly unlikely.
  71. 2020 Sunday B: U.S. Congressman William “Bill” Pascrell, D-NJ 9th District, urges his master, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi NOT to seat 126 Republican congressmen all because they are defending President Trump in his fight against the rampant corruption that occurred in several battleground states around the country.  He feels they are unfit for service.  What will the senile speaker do?  Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, and Senator Tim Scott celebrate the life and times of the first black American to serve in Congress after the U.S. Civil War- Congressman Joseph Rainey, of South Carolina’s 1st House District.  When Senator Scott was Congressman Scott, he represented the same district.
  72. 2020 Sunday C: Moms for America is going to throw a Keep Christmas Rally and Celebration to push back on ever sectarian government’s drive to blot out Christianity.  We must drive every anti-Christian and anti-Semite out of office.   Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., at the Bus Tour for Trump Rally, My Pillow guy, Mike Lindell, blasts fascist governors around the country for using the Xi Jinping Bat Flu as an excuse for imposing harsh restrictions and draconian lockdowns on their citizens.  In addition to this, he also blasts election fraud and questions WHY the Fake News Media did NOT release the Hunter Biden laptop story prior to Election Day.  Elsewhere, in the state of Missouri, a man who once was a gangbanger- Darrion Cockrell- becomes the state’s 2021 Teach of the Year.  Congratulations!  (Mr. Cockrell is a physical-education teacher at Crestwood Elementary School).
  73. 2020 Sunday D: On the foreign front, Russia fires off four ballistic missiles in tests.  Meanwhile, the United Kingdom and the European Union are still working to make Brexit a reality even as the UK sends several patrol boats to protect English fishing waters from encroachment by EU fishing boats.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Navy ends search for U.S. Navy sailor who purportedly went over the side of the USS Theodore Roosevelt into the waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean.  The sailor- 20-year-old Aviation Ordinanceman Airman Apprentice Ethan Goolsby hails from San Antonio, Texas.   
  74. 2020 Sunday E: Here are the results for today’s NFL early games, beginning with a recap of Thursday night’s game: (1) New England Patriots, 3 (6-7) @ Los Angeles Rams, 24 (9-4).  Now here are the results for today’s early games: (2) Houston Texans, 7 (4-9) @ Chicago Bears, 36 (6-7) Sunday 10:00 A.M. (3) Arizona Cardinals, 26 (7-6) @ New York Giants, 7 (5-8) 10:00 A.M. (4) Minnesota Vikings, 14 (6-7) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 26 (8-5) 10:00 A.M. (5) Dallas Cowboys, 30 (4-9) @ Cincinnati Bengals, 7 (2-10-1) 10:00 A.M. (6) Denver Broncos, 32 (5-8) @ Carolina Panthers, 27 (4-9) 10:00 A.M. (7) Kansas City Chiefs, 33 (12-1) @ Miami Dolphins, 27 (8-5) 10:00 A.M. and (8) Tennessee Titans, 31 (9-4) @ Jacksonville Jaguars, 10 (1-12) 10:00 A.M. Late games next:
  75. 2020 Sunday F: Here are the scores for today’s late NFL games: (9) New York Jets, 3 (0-13) @ Seattle Seahawks, 40 (9-4) 1:05 P.M.  (10) Indianapolis Colts, 44 (9-4) @ Las Vegas Raiders, 27 (8-5) 1:05 P.M. (11) Green Bay Packers (9-3) @ Detroit Lions (5-7) 1:25 P.M.  (12) Atlanta Falcons, 17 (4-9)  @ Los Angeles Chargers, 20 (4-9) 1:25 P.M. (13) Washington Redskins (5-7) @ San Francisco 49ers (5-7) 1:25 P.M.  (14) New Orleans Saints (10-02) @ Philadelphia Eagles (3-8-1) 1:25 P.M.  and (15) Pittsburgh Steelers, 15 (11-2) @ Buffalo Bills, 26 (10-3) 5:20 P.M.  Tomorrow on Monday Night Football: (16) Baltimore Ravens (7-5) @ Cleveland Browns (9-3) Monday Night 5:15 P.M.
  76. 2020 Sunday G: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Yellow Bat Flu- the -disease the Chi-Coms manufactured in their Wuhan biowarfare lab and their allies, the Democratic Party- used to throw the election to “Pro-China Joe” Biden, aka “Chi-Com Joe”:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 72,084,868 confirmed cases, +619,208, 1,610,265, confirmed deaths, +9,027, and 47,064,409 confirmed recoveries, +1,521,606.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 16,322,151 confirmed cases, up 164,818 from yesterday’s reporting, 302,058 confirmed deaths, UP 1,480, and 7,443,901 confirmed recoveries, UP 45,374.
  77. 2020 Sunday H: 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: 1,558,275 confirmed cases, 20,976 confirmed deaths (number readjusted DOWN from last week), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 19,315 confirmed cases, 269 confirmed deaths, and no longer any mention of confirmed recoveries at this point.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 207,399 confirmed cases, 3,043 confirmed deaths (down from a week ago), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Maine- currently, they have 15,923 confirmed cases, 257 confirmed deaths, and 10,941 confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo is living there: 355,786 confirmed cases, 2,983 confirmed deaths, and 335,243 confirmed recoveries.  Regarding the Beijing Bug, leaders in the U.S. House and Senate continue trying to agree on a Chi-Vi relief bill but cannot hammer one out.  Week after week, these losers go through the motions trying to provide relief to the American people but never f**king do.  VOTE ALL OF THEM OUT OF OFFICE WHEN THEY COME UP FOR RE-ELECTION BEGINNING WITH DENTURE-WEARING NANCY ‘MUMBLES’ PELOSI!
  78. 2020 Sunday I:  Here is where we were one year ago today: even though it’s Sunday, we understand that the Chi-Coms via their allies in Iran, Russia, and Canada- along with their bozos in the Democratic Party- are up to no-good which is why we encourage everyone to stick around and uncover what these dog-eating Chi-Coms and their partners in crime are up to today.   One thing we learned today is that Columbia University accepted $1,000,000 from the Confucius Institute in Beijing.  While they claim it’s on the up-and-up, everyone knows they are taking Chi-Com money in exchange for access to research secrets.  MF-ers!   
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[i] Not sure when we will begin promoting the Amboy Dukes and Ted Nugent but we hope to do so within the next decade.  Please stay tuned.

[ii] If the blog is still around after 2030, we hope to offer the music of this famed U.S. rock band.  We hope you will be here when we do.  Thank you.

[iii] If the blog is still around after 2030, we hope to offer the music of this famed U.S. rock band.  We hope you will be here when we do.  Thank you.

[iv] When we begin promoting the music of Emerson, Lake, & Palmer, we will preface it with the Nice- sometime in 2024.

[v] We shared the music of King Crimson beginning on Monday, 20-October-2014 and finished the presentation on Sunday, 21-December-2014.  Please seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

[vi] We began promoting the music of the Lovin’ Spoonful on Saturday, 14-September-2013 and concluded the presentation on Tuesday, 24-September-2013.  Please check them out and add them to your growing CD collection- they are one of the greats.

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63. 2020 Sunday B: In Paris and across France, Antifa rioters are running amok, destroying monuments, buildings, and attacking people in the streets. They are angry over police mistreatment of nonwhite suspects as well as the draconian Wuhan Virus Crisis lockdowns and restrictions.

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333. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2021:

First Day of Hanukkah / Cyber Monday

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Morrison Waite and John Marshall Harlan; “Come Together/Something” by the Beatles, Boston featuring Barry Goudreau, George Harrison, the Mamas, and the Papas featuring Denny Doherty, the Steve Miller Band featuring Tim Davis, and the Young Rascals featuring Felix Cavaliere:

  1. 799 Monday: The 96th Roman Catholic Pope Leo III, aided by Charles the Great, finally can return to Rome.
  2. 1314 Thursday: King Philip IV of France died; his eldest son, Louis X., succeeded him.
  3. 1349 Saturday: Citizens of Augsburg, Germany massacres their Jewish population.
  4. 1530 Saturday: Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, onetime adviser to England’s King Henry VIII died.
  5. 1745 Monday: The army of Bonnie Prince Charlie moves into Manchester, England, and occupies Carlisle.
  6. 1812 Sunday: The Grand Army under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte crosses the Berezina River on its retreat out of Russia, harried by Russian troops from all sides.
  7. 1816 Friday: In Lyme, CT, future 43rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Morrison Waite, is born.  First a Whig and then a Republican, President Ulysses S. Grant would nominate him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Salmon P. Chase, Democrat.  Waite would serve from 01-21-1874 to 03-23-1888.
  8. 1864 Tuesday: A Colorado militia led by Col. John Chivington killed at least 400 peaceful Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians in the Sand Creek Massacre.  This occurred after the Indians had surrendered and been given permission to camp there.   
  9. 1877 Thursday: The 44th U.S. Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice John Marshall Harlan assumed his position on the nation’s highest court on this date.  President Rutherford B. Hayes nominated Harlan to fill David Davis’ seat. Harlan served from November 29, 1877, to October 14, 1911.
  10. 1890 Saturday: At West Point, the first Army-Navy football game takes place with Navy winning by a score of 24-0.
  11. 1892 Tuesday: Alton Brown Strowger received a patent for the rotary dial on this date.  
  12. 1910 Tuesday: British explorer Robert F. Scott, the Terra Nova, set sail from New Zealand carrying Scott and his crew on their ultimately futile, as well as fatal, trip to be the first to reach the South Pole.    
  13. 1912 Friday: A fire destroyed the Maryland Agricultural College, located in College Park.
  14. 1916 Wednesday: The U.S. Army declares martial law in the Dominican Republic.
  15. 1918 Friday: Serbia incorporates Montenegro into its territory.
  16. 1924 Saturday: Italian composer Giacomo Puccini died in Brussels before he could complete his opera “Turandot.”  Franco Alfano completed it.
  17. 1929 Friday: Navy Lt. Commander Richard E. Byrd, pilot Bernt Balchen, radio operator Harold June and photographer Ashley McKinney made the first airplane flight over the South Pole.  
  18. 1932 Tuesday: France and the Soviet Union sign a non-aggression treaty.
  19. 1940 Friday: Denny Doherty, future member of the Mamas and the Papas,[i] is born in Halifax, Canada.
  20. 1941 Saturday: In the 29th Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat the Ottawa Rough Riders 18-16.   Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the Germans continue pushing towards Moscow, starving, lice-ridden, and fatigued.  One battalion reached the suburb of Gorky while another reached Lobnya, 10 miles short of the city’s limits.  From this position, the Germans through field glasses could see the spires of the Kremlin but this was as close as they would come to reaching the Soviet capital.
  21. 1942 Sunday: Field Marshal Erich von Manstein reaches out to General Friedrich Paulus in Stalingrad informing him that he is building a force of armored units with which to relieve the city and when Operation Winter Storm gets underway, the Sixth Army is going to have to help Manstein do what Hitler ordered the Sixth Army not to do and that is to begin breakout procedures from their encirclement and to meet the relief forces halfway.  Everything would depend on whether Paulus would disobey his Fuhrer.  That would remain to be seen.
  22. 1942 Sunday A: Elsewhere, Felix Cavaliere, future keyboardist, and vocalist with the Young Rascals,[ii] is born in Pelham, New York.
  23. 1943 Monday: Tim Davis, the original drummer for the Steve Miller Band[iii] was born on this date in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  24. 1944 Wednesday: The Allies liberate Albania from Axis control during World War II; the day is now a national holiday. 
  25. 1947 Saturday: The U.N. General Assembly passed a resolution calling for the partitioning of Palestine between Arabs and Jews.  The United States and 32 other members of the global body voted in favor of the resolution whereas 13 others voted against with 10 abstentions.  The Arabs- as usual- rejected the plan which never was implemented.  Just think if the Arabs had accepted it, where we would be at today.  Meanwhile, in the 35th Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the Toronto Argonauts defeat the Calgary Stampeders 10-9.
  26. 1951 Thursday: Winston Churchill is once again the prime minister of Britain, elected by his fellow party members.  Meanwhile, the original second guitarist with the band, Boston[iv]—Barry Goudreau—is born on this date in Boston, Massachusetts.
  27. 1952 Saturday: President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower secretly left on a trip to Korea, keeping his campaign promise personally to assess the ongoing conflict first-hand.  Meanwhile, in the 40th Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the Toronto Argonauts defeat the Edmonton Eskimos 21-11.
  28. 1958 Saturday: In the 46th Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat the Hamilton Tiger-Cats by a score of 35-28.
  29. 1961 Wednesday: Cape Canaveral launched Enos the chimp aboard the Mercury-Atlas 5 spacecraft, which orbited the Earth twice before it returned safely, landing off the coast of Puerto Rico.
  30. 1963 Friday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson sets up the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.[v]
  31. 1964 Sunday: The U.S. Roman Catholic Church instituted sweeping changes in its liturgy, including the partial use of English instead of Latin.
  32. 1969 Saturday: “Come Together/Something” by the Beatles[vi] reaches #1 on the pop music charts.
  33. 1972 Wednesday: The coin-operated video arcade game Pong, created by Atari, made its debut at Andy Capp’s Tavern in Sunnyvale, California.
  34. 1975 Saturday: Bill Gates adopted the name Microsoft for the company he and Paul Allen had formed to write the BASIC computer language for the Altair.   
  35. 1981 Sunday: Actress Natalie Wood drowned in a boating accident off Santa Catalina Island off California, at the age of 43.
  36. 1986 Saturday: Actor Cary Grant died in Davenport, Iowa, at age 82.
  37. 1987 Sunday: North Korean agents blew a Korean Air 707 jetliner en route from Abu Dhabi to Bangkok out of the sky.  The agents planted a bomb aboard the aircraft, which resulted in the loss of all 115 people aboard the plane.  Meanwhile, in the 75th Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the Edmonton Eskimos defeat the Toronto Argonauts by a score of 38-36.
  38. 1989 Wednesday: In response to a growing pro-democracy movement in Czechoslovakia, the communist Parliament ended the party’s 40-year monopoly on power.
  39. 1990 Thursday: The U.N. Security Council voted to authorize military action if Iraq did not withdraw its troops from Kuwait and release all foreign hostages by January 15, 1991.
  40. 1991 Friday: Seventeen people lost their lives in a 164-vehicle wreck on Interstate 5 during a dust storm near Coalinga, California.
  41. 1992 Sunday: In the 80th Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the Calgary Stampeders defeat the Winnipeg Blue Bombers by a score of 24-10.
  42. 1996 Friday: A U.N. court sentenced Bosnian Serb army soldier Drazen Erdemovic to 10 years in prison for his role in the massacre of 1,200 Muslims.  The sentence was the first international war crimes sentence since the end of World War II.
  43. 2001 Thursday: George Harrison,[vii] the “Quiet Beatle,” died in Los Angeles following a battle with cancer; he was 58 years old.
  44. 2003 Saturday: Gunmen in Iraq ambushed and killed two Japanese diplomats; Jihadists also murdered seven members of Spain’s military intelligence agency in Mahmudiyah.  Elsewhere, thirty-three people lost their lives in the crash of a military plane in the Congo.  
  45. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush picked Carlos Gutierrez, the chief executive officer of cereal giant Kellogg Co., to be commerce secretary.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge to a Gay-marriage law in Massachusetts.
  46. 2005 Tuesday: Although the 2005 hurricane season is approaching its end, Tropical Storm Epsilon, the 26th named storm of the season which is remarkable is forming east of Bermuda.   Elsewhere, in Lesotho, the government encourages its citizens to get a free HIV test as it tries to stem the rising tide of HIV-AIDS infections.  This is believed to be the first program of its kind anywhere in the world.
  47. 2006 Wednesday: UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan expresses his ‘concerns’ over a resumption of fighting in the Sudan, between the Sudanese military and the Sudan People’s Liberation Army.  The world seemingly does not care.
  48. 2007 Thursday: Iraqi lawmakers stormed out of the nation’s parliament in protest over how U.S. troops treat them with frequent and humiliating searches.  Meanwhile, in Caracas, Venezuela, tens of thousands of protesters take to the streets to protest dictatorial thug Hugo Chavez’s measures at reform.  People are already succumbing to starvation, malnutrition, disease, and economic misery.  Still, “La Revolucion must go on!”  Someone whack this guy…
  49. 2008 Saturday: In an interview with ABC News, outgoing President George W. Bush says when asked about his most significant achievement that ‘No Child Left Behind’ has to be it as well as the stabilized situation in war-torn Iraq.  Meanwhile, in Jos, Nigeria, out-of-control riots see at least 381 slain in the frenzy and another 300 or more injured. 
  50. 2009 Sunday: Off the coast of Somalia, pirates takeover a passing Greek-owned oil tanker, the Maran Centaurus.  Elsewhere, a gunman shot and killed four Lakewood, Washington, police officers at a coffee shop.  Two days later, a Seattle police officer cornered the suspect, Maurice Clemmons and shot him to death while trying to arrest the POS.  Finally, Iran approved plans to build 10 industrial scale uranium enrichment facilities in defiance of U.N. demands that it halts enrichment.
  51. 2010 Monday: The U.S. Department of Justice launches a criminal probe into WikiLeaks to determine where they have gotten the purloined information from the DOD they have been releasing across the Internet.  Meanwhile, as economic troubles continue plaguing the United States, President Barack Hussein Obama suggests he might enact a salary freeze for 2 million federal workers.
  52. 2011 Tuesday: In Tehran, Iranian students invade the British Embassy taking six hostages; the UN Security Council condemns the action.  Meanwhile, police in Los Angeles, California, and in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, begin clearing operations against Occupy Wall Street encampments.   Elsewhere, the U.S. Senate voted 61-37 to defy the White House on a new measure that authorizes the U.S. military to imprison and to hold indefinitely anyone it suspects of terrorism.  President Obama threatens a veto to kill the bill.
  53. 2012 Thursday: New findings from MESSENGER, NASA’s space probe, indicate almost definitively, that the north pole of Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun, has water ice buried beneath the surface.  Meanwhile, patron saint of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day and world-famous artist Beverly Carrick lost her third battle with cancer late in the afternoon of this tragic day.
  54. 2013 Friday: Experts observing the Comet ISON sweep 730,000 miles over the surface of the sun believe that that part of the comet survived the close encounter; images suggest a small nucleus may have remained intact.   Meanwhile, in Iraq following the withdrawal of all U.S. troops, violence continues marring the country as at least 52 people suffer kidnapping, torture, and then receive a bullet to the head.  WTF is going on…
  55. 2014 Saturday: The Egyptian high court clears former President Hosni Mubarak and several other former government officials of murder charges resulting from the deaths of more than 200 protesters during the riots that consumed Cairo during the Arab Spring uprising in 2011.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms continue running amok in Xinjiang killing Uighur Muslims suspected of terrorism against the communist regime while beating and raping thousands of others.  What the heck, Chi-Coms?
  56. 2015 Sunday: Following the attack on a Planned Parenthood ‘chop shop’ in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the suspect- 57-year-old Robert Lewis Dear says his reasoning for attacking the barbaric facility was because of ‘Planned Parenthood’s selling of fetal body parts.’  Of course, the liberals claim this to be “UNTRUE,” whereas filmed footage from Project Veritas and other anti-left groups shows it to be EXTREMELY TRUE.  Planned Parenthood officials call such violence against their ‘reproductive rights clinics’ to be ‘domestic terrorism.’  Please!
  57. 2016 Tuesday: President-elect Donald J. Trump chooses Wall Street fellow billionaire Steven Mnuchin to be his secretary of the U.S. Treasury.  Of course, the liberals go berserk.  They go even more berserk when he names another billionaire Wilbur Ross to be his secretary of Commerce.  Next, the president-elect chooses Elaine Chao- Mitch McConnell’s wife- to be his secretary of Transportation.  Meanwhile, leftists in 340 cities across the United States take to the streets demanding a $15 per hour minimum wage.   
  58. 2017 Wednesday: The full Senate announces a debate on President Donald J. Trump’s tax bill, a bill leftists claim will bestow billions of dollars on the wealthiest of Americans which simply is untrue.  Meanwhile, #MeToo continues taking names and numbers as more women step up to the plate claiming the fired NBC News anchor Matt Lauer had sexually assaulted and/or molested them.  What a guy.  In the same vein, National Public Radio senior executive David Sweeney resigns over sexual harassment charges hot on the heels of Senior Vice President for News at NPR Michael Oreskes was forced to resign over similar charges.   The movement is devouring its own… finally, lawyers for 88-year-old Democratic Congressman John Conyers say they are going to challenge the #MeToo allegations made against him by numerous former and present staffers.
  59. 2018 Thursday:  Former personal attorney and fixer for President Donald J. Trump- Michael Cohen- pleads guilty to lying to cover for the president.  Meanwhile, in Tijuana, Mexico, thousands of Central Americans camping out in the cold trying to find a way, anyway, by which, they can slip across the border into the United States proclaim they are going to stage a hunger strike unless they receive ‘fair treatment.’  Go home, NO one invited you to come, even Mexican citizens are calling it an ‘invasion.’
  60. 2019 Friday:  A POS jihadist Usman Khan went berserk in Central London, United Kingdom, attacking five people with a knife on London Bridge, stabbing two of them fatally.  Members of the public rushed to stop him, including a plainclothes officer who restrained him until more heavily armed police arrived on scene and arrested the Islamist scumbag.  That’s the so-called ‘religion of peace’ for you.           
  61. 2020 Sunday: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Yellow Bat Flu- the -disease the Chi-Coms manufactured in their Wuhan biowarfare lab and their allies, the Democratic Party- used to throw the election to “Pro-China Joe” Biden, aka “Chi-Com Joe”:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 62,531,000 confirmed cases, +479,800, 1,456,794, confirmed deaths, +7,697, and 39,989,784 confirmed recoveries, +345,698.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 13,452,505 confirmed cases, up 226,884 from yesterday’s reporting, 271,184 confirmed deaths, UP 2,680, and 6,551,182 confirmed recoveries, UP 80,606.  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: 1,211,737 confirmed cases, 19,133 confirmed deaths (number readjusted DOWN from last week), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 17,871 confirmed cases, 238 confirmed deaths, and no longer any mention of confirmed recoveries at this point.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 166,731 confirmed cases, 2,828 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Nevada- currently, they have 150,527 confirmed cases, 2,136 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo is living there: 334,789 confirmed cases, 2,854 confirmed deaths, and 321,857 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, Admiral Brett Giroir says that by the end of the year, there should be enough Chi-Vi vaccine to immunize 20 million Americans which is strange as the federal government paid for 200 million doses.        
  62. 2020 Sunday A: President Donald J. Trump says he’s ‘sorry’ he ever endorsed Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, a Republican, who has done everything possible to drive a dagger into his benefactor’s back regarding the 2020 Presidential Election in the Peach State.  Many people suspect that Gov. Kemp is being blackmailed, that the Chi-Coms and their Democratic allies may have photos of the governor with either a dead girl or a live boy in his bed.  2022 is not that far away and people won’t forget.  Meanwhile, President Trump says a special prosecutor’ may be appointed to investigate the rampant voter fraud that occurred in the November 3 Election.   Elsewhere, a House committee demands records from a private prison in Georgia that houses illegal aliens, primarily illegal alien women.  There are claims they are being abused in the facility and House Democrats want to know.
  63. 2020 Sunday B: In Paris and across France, Antifa rioters are running amok, destroying monuments, buildings, and attacking people in the streets.  They are angry over police mistreatment of nonwhite suspects as well as the draconian Wuhan Virus Crisis lockdowns and restrictions.  Meanwhile, across the English Channel in Great Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is trying to woo the Tories to aid him in stopping the anti-Bat Flu lockdowns and restrictions protests and riots trashing their country.  Will they ever learn?  You cannot lock free people up forever; at some point, they are going to rebel.  Go for it!  Elsewhere, ISIS thugs continue causing trouble in Afghanistan where several suicide bombings have slain at least 34 people and have wounded countless others.  Finally, the Iranian regime vows vengeance against Israel for having whacked their chief nuclear scientist earlier in the week.  How about this- use the neutron bomb on Iran and eliminate the jihadist scum from the Earth.
  64. 2020 Sunday C: Here are today’s NFL scores beginning with a recap of Thanksgiving Day’s TWO game (remember, the Steelers-Ravens game has been postponed until Tuesday night due to Chi-Com Bat Virus concerns): (1) Houston Texans, 41 (4-7) @ Detroit Lions, 25 (4-7) and (2) Washington Redskins, 41 (4-7) @ Dallas Cowboys, 16 (3-8).  Next: (3) Los Angeles Chargers, 17 (3-8) @ Buffalo Bills, 27 (8-3) 10:00 A.M. Sunday.  (4) New York Giants, 19 (4-7) @ Cincinnati Bengals, 17 (2-8-1).  (5) Miami Dolphins, 20 (7-4) @ New York Jets, 3 (0-11) 10:00 A.M.  (6) Las Vegas Raiders, 6 (6-5) @ Atlanta Falcons, 43 (4-7) 10:00 A.M.  (7) Carolina Panthers, 27 (4-8) @ Minnesota Vikings, 28 (5-6) 10:00 A.M.  (8) Arizona Cardinals, 17 (6-5) @ New England Patriots, 20 (5-6) 10:00 A.M.  (9) Cleveland Browns, 27 (8-3) @ Jacksonville Jaguars, 25 (1-8) 10:00 A.M.  (10) Tennessee Titans, 45 (8-3) @ Indianapolis Colts, 26 (7-4) 10:00 A.M.   (11) San Francisco 49ers, 23 (5-6) @ Los Angeles Rams, 20 (7-4) 1:05 P.M. (12) New Orleans Saints, 31 (9-2) @ Denver Broncos, 3 (4-7) 1:05 P.M. (13) Kansas City Chiefs, 27 (10-1) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 24 (7-5) 1:25 P.M.  Tonight’s Sunday Night Football game: (14) Chicago Bears, 25 (5-6) @ Green Bay Packers, 41 (8-3) 5:20 P.M.
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[i] We hope to offer the music of this veteran San Francisco band sometime in 2025.

[ii] We offered the music of this famed band beginning on Sunday, 08-December-2013 through Saturday, 21-December-2013.  Please, check them out and add them to your growing discography.

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[v] And of course, we never learned the truth.  Once again, the Deep State wins.

[vi] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The “White Album” appeared on Thursday, 24-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did. The album from which the song emanates, “Abbey Road,” was presented on Wednesday, 30-November-2016.  Please, check it out and add it to your collection.

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55. 2016 Sunday: Hated by the people of Cuba but much beloved by socialists, communists, and Democrats, Fidel Castro, leader of ‘The Revolution’ finally dies at the age of 90. The POS should have died in the crib. Meanwhile, President-elect Donald J. Trump says that ‘millions of illegal alien voters cost him the popular vote.’ This is TRUE as both California and New York- among other states- are overrun with the vermin.

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331. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2021:

U.S. Treasury Secretary William E. Simon; U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler; the Beatles “Magical Mystery Tour,” Blood-Sweat & Tears featuring Randy Brecker, “All Things Must Pass” by George Harrison and Jimi Hendrix:

  1. 399 Saturday: The 39th Roman Catholic Pope St. Anastasias the I begins his reign as Catholic Pope.  He would guide all Christendom from today until December 19, 401.
  2. 1095 Wednesday: The 159th Roman Catholic Pope Urban II preaches for all Christian knights to go on the First Crusade to the Holy Land to liberate it from the Muslim enemies who conquered the land of Christ.  Over subsequent centuries, the Muslims would spin history to make it seem like they were peaceful people going about their business when armies of evil Christian knights showed up and began killing them.  NOT SO!
  3. 1701 Sunday: Astronomer Anders Celsius, inventor of the Celsius temperature scale, was born in Uppsala, Sweden.
  4. 1779 Saturday: The College of Pennsylvania became the University of Pennsylvania, which made it the first legally recognized university in America. 
  5. 1817 Thursday: The First Seminole War commences as U.S. soldiers attack a Native American village in the Florida Everglades.
  6. 1839 Wednesday: Mathematicians founded the American Statistical Association in Boston, Massachusetts.
  7. 1889 Wednesday: New York City government issued the first permit to drive an automobile through Central Park to Curtis P. Brady on this date.
  8. 1901 Wednesday: The U.S. Army War College underwent establishment in Washington, D.C.
  9. 1910 Sunday: The Pennsylvania Railroad began regularly serving New York’s Pennsylvania Station.
  10. 1911 Monday: The stage comedy, “The Playboy of the Western World” by J.M. Synge received a hostile reception in New York because of its supposed portrayal of Irish characters.  Elsewhere, theatrical producer David Merrick was born in St. Louis.
  11. 1912 Wednesday: The Spanish Protectorate of Morocco begins.  Elsewhere in Albania, the small Balkan nation adopts its new flag.
  12. 1924 Thursday: Macy’s first Thanksgiving Day parade—billed as a “Christmas Parade”—took place in New York City.
  13. 1927 Sunday: In Paterson, N.J., future 63rd U.S. Treasury Secretary William E. Simon is born.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from May 09, 1974, to January 20, 1977.
  14. 1934 Tuesday: Near Barrington, Illinois, FBI agents shot dead bank robber, George “Baby Face” Nelson on this date.
  15. 1939 Monday: The play, “Key Largo,” by Maxwell Anderson, opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theater in New York.
  16.  1942 Friday: During World War II, the French navy at Toulon scuttled its ships and submarines to keep them from falling into the hands of the Nazis who were overrunning the Low Countries and France.  Elsewhere in the world, Jimmy Hendrix (later to be “Jimi”) –the famed guitarist who died young–was born in Seattle, Washington on this date.  Finally, in Yugoslavia, Partisan leader Josef Broz Tito appoints members to an anti-Fascist council.
  17. 1942 Friday A: Field Marshal Erich Von Manstein is preparing his relief force of armored units to fight towards Stalingrad to relieve the German Sixth Army.  The plan will require General Friedrich Paulus to attempt a simultaneous breakout from the city.  Currently, Paulus is wavering on the idea as Hitler had ordered him to defend ‘Fortress Stalingrad’ to the last man.  Still, there is time because the panzer forces Manstein is in the process of assembling are plugging holes in the lines in an effort to stop Russian breakthroughs. 
  18. 1945 Tuesday: General George C. Marshall was named special U.S. envoy[i] to China by President Harry S. Truman to try to end hostilities between the Nationalists and the Communists.  Meanwhile, future member of the horn-dominated jazz-rock-pop band, Blood, Sweat & Tears- Randy Brecker (trumpet, flugelhorn 1967-1968)- is born in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, on this date.
  19. 1951 Tuesday: Hosea Richardson received a license from the state of Florida to become the first black horseracing jockey in the state.
  20. 1953 Friday: Playwright Eugene O’Neill died in Boston at age 65.
  21. 1962 Tuesday: Boeing construction crews rolled out the first Boeing 727 at the company’s Renton plant.
  22. 1963 Wednesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson made his first address to a joint session of Congress on this date.
  23. 1965 Saturday: 15,000 anti-war demonstrators march on Washington, D.C. in protest of the growing war in Vietnam.
  24. 1966 Sunday: In the highest scoring game in NFL history, the Washington Redskins beat the New York Giants 72-41.
  25. 1967 Monday: The Beatles release the “Magical Mystery Tour,”[ii] album to critical acclaim.
  26. 1970 Friday: At the airport in Manila, a dagger-wielding Bolivian painter disguised as a priest slightly wounded Pope Paul VI as he was visiting the Philippines.  Meanwhile, George Harrison releases three-record set, “All Things Must Pass.”[iii]  Elsewhere, future Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler is born in Bloomington, Illinois, on this date.  She would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 06, 2020, representing the state of Georgia.
  27. 1973 Tuesday: The Senate voted 92-3 to confirm Gerald R. Ford as vice president, succeeding Spiro T. Agnew who had recently resigned. 
  28. 1978 Monday: San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk, a Gay-rights activist, were shot to death inside city hall by former supervisor Dan White. 
  29. 1980 Thursday: Dave Williams of the Chicago Bears became the first player in NFL history to return a kick for a touchdown in overtime.
  30. 1983 Sunday: 183 people lost their lives when a Colombian Avianca Airlines Boeing 747 crashed near Madrid’s Barajas Airport.     
  31. 1985 Wednesday: The British House of Commons approved the Anglo-Irish accord giving Dublin a consulting role in the governing of British-ruled Northern Ireland.
  32. 1987 Friday: In West Beirut, Lebanon, pro-Iranian thug kidnappers released two French hostages on today’s date—Jean-Louis Normandin and Roger Acque.
  33. 1989 Monday: A bomb blamed on drug traffickers destroyed a Columbian Avianca Boeing 727, killing all 107 people on board and three people on the ground.  Law enforcement authorities blamed the crime on Columbian drug cartel boss, Pablo Escobar.
  34. 1990 Tuesday: British Conservative Party members choose John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher as prime minister.
  35. 1991 Wednesday: The Undertaker beat Hulk Hogan to become the new WWF champion.  Meanwhile, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution that led the way for the establishment of a UN peacekeeping operation in Yugoslavia.
  36. 1992 Friday: In Venezuela, rebel forces tried but failed to overthrow President Carlos Andres Perez for the second time in 10 months. 
  37. 1994 Sunday: In the 82nd Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the British Columbia Lions beat the Baltimore Stallions 26-23.
  38. 1997 Thursday: Barry Sanders of the Detroit Lions becomes the second leading all-time rusher of the NFL.
  39. 1998 Friday: Answering 81 question put to him three weeks earlier, President Bill Clinton wrote the House Judiciary Committee that his testimony in the Monica Lewinsky affair was “not false and misleading.”[iv]
  40. 1999 Saturday: Northern Ireland’s biggest party, the Ulster Unionists, cleared the way for the speedy formation of an unprecedented Protestant-Catholic administration.
  41. 2000 Monday: A day after George W. Bush was certified the winner of Florida’s presidential vote, Al Gore[v] laid out his case for letting the courts settle the nation’s long-count election. 
  42. 2003 Friday: President George W. Bush flew to Iraq to spend Thanksgiving with U.S. troops and to thank them for “defending the American people from danger.”
  43. 2004 Saturday: After four decades in North Korea and less than one month in a U.S. military jail near Tokyo, U.S. Army deserter Charles Jenkins became a free man.
  44. 2005 Sunday: In Baghdad, former U.S. Attorney-General Ramsey Clark has joined the defense team for deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and questions whether his client ‘can get a fair trial or not.’  Meanwhile, Iraq’s former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi says that ‘torture in Iraq now is just as bad as it was under Saddam Hussein.’  Not saying much about the conduct of Coalition troops now, is he?  Elsewhere, the first partial human face transplant occurs in Amiens, France, on this date.
  45. 2006 Monday: The Washington Post releases a report conducted by the U.S. Marine Corps, a classified report obtained God knows how, that shows the U.S. Military no longer believes it is capable of defeating the Sunni insurgency in the western portion of Iraq nor al-Qaida whose influence continues growing among the Sunni minority worried about the power of the Shiite majority.   As if this is not bad enough, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan says, ‘Iraq appears to be on the brink of civil war.’  Do you think?
  46. 2007 Tuesday: In Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf hands over control of the military to its leaders.  As president, he was hammered with loads of criticism for not having stepped down earlier, especially after dismissing judges and cracking down on his enemies.  Meanwhile, in Afghanistan a NATO airstrike kills 14 civilians and wounds numerous others.
  47. 2008 Thursday: The ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) went out of service after more than 30 years.  Its builders launched the vessel on September 20, 1967.
  48. 2009 Friday: Tiger Woods crashed his SUV outside his Florida mansion, sparking widespread attention to reports of cheating on his wife, Elin Nordegren; the couple divorced the following year.   Meanwhile, former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced to their friends the engagement of daughter Chelsea to longtime boyfriend Marc Mezvinsky.[vi]  Elsewhere, space shuttle Atlantis and its seven astronauts returned from the International Space Station with a smooth touchdown.
  49. 2010 Saturday: Icelanders vote for the creators of a new constitution to replace an edited version of the Danish constitution since 1994.  
  50. 2011 Sunday: The Arab League votes to impose sanctions on Syria due to the continued violent uprising taking place within that country; Syria says the move is ‘unprecedented.’
  51. 2012 Tuesday: The United Kingdom agrees to create new public and private universities; these will be the first universities the UK has created in decades.  Meanwhile, in Egypt’s Tahrir Square, more than 200,000 angry Egyptians turn out in the biggest protest against Islamist thug President Mohamed Morsi.  The POS SOB wants to make Egypt into another Islamist state which the citizens of the ageless nation simply don’t want.  
  52. 2013 Wednesday: In Italy, legislators expelled ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from parliament due to his tax fraud conviction.  Meanwhile, as al-Qaida continues a wave of terror across Iraq, 33 people are killed in a spate of bombings and shootings with innumerable others wounded.
  53. 2014 Thursday: Despite pressure from non-OPEC oil-producing nations, OPEC announces that it will continue oil production at present levels, causing oil to fall to $69.00 per barrel.  Meanwhile, in Afghanistan, a suicide bomber attacks a vehicle from the British Embassy killing five on the streets of Kabul. 
  54. 2015 Friday: In Colorado Springs, Colorado, 57-year-old Robert Lewis carries out an attack on a Planned Parenthood ‘chop shop’ killing three people and wounding another nine people at the clinic.
  55. 2016 Sunday: Hated by the people of Cuba but much beloved by socialists, communists, and Democrats, Fidel Castro, leader of ‘The Revolution’ finally dies at the age of 90. The POS should have died in the crib.   Meanwhile, President-elect Donald J. Trump says that ‘millions of illegal alien voters cost him the popular vote.’  This is TRUE as both California and New York- among other states- are overrun with the vermin.  We hope he will round them up, build the wall, and deport them all.   Meanwhile, the Clinton team joins Dr. Jill Stein, Green Party presidential candidate, demanding a recount in Wisconsin.
  56. 2017 Monday: During a ceremony with Navajo Code Talkers of World War II, to the delight of the assembled Native American crowd and to the horror of liberals and Democrats everywhere, President Donald J. Trump refers to Senator Elizabeth Warren, noted phony Indian, as Pocahontas.  Eventually, the Massachusetts Democrat would have a DNA test conducted that would show she is 1,124th– that’s right- 1,124th Cherokee.  Wow.
  57. 2018 Tuesday: The United States accuses the wife of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, a communist, Rosario Murillo- who also happens to be the nation’s vice president- of human rights abuses among other crimes and imposes sanctions.  Meanwhile, in the United States, Samuel Little- a convicted murderer- confesses to the murders of 90 women across the country.
  58. 2019 Wednesday:  President Donald J. Trump signs two bills favorable to Hong Kong, confirming both its autonomous status while the other bans the sale of munitions and weapons to the Hong Kong police.  Of course, the Chi-Coms go berserk.   Meanwhile, Ghana commemorates ‘the year of return,’ which marks 300 years since the first African slaves were sold to slavers and grants 125 people citizenship in a special ceremony- so says, “On This Day.”       
  59. 2020 Friday:  Vilified by anti-Trumpers across the country, the war against Plaquenil, aka hydroxychloroquine, is once again proven to be a bogus war, a war launched by liberal Democrats and pseudo-Republicans to defeat President Donald J. Trump.  Studies demonstrate that people using the anti-malarial drug are 84-percent less likely to undergo hospitalization for COVID-19.  All throughout this year, any time President Donald J. Trump extolled the virtues of hydroxychloroquine, his enemies relentlessly attacked the drug via attacking him.  Elsewhere, we learn that in Pennsylvania, at least 21,000 DEAD PEOPLE voted in the 2020 Elections, most of them for “Pro-China Joe” Biden.   Across the country, there are 1.8 million ghost voters on the voter rolls.  This must be stopped.
  60. 2020 Friday A: Sadly, we learn that Pennsylvania state Senator Doug Mastriano who chaired the hearings into voter fraud in the Keystone State last week has had his Twitter account closed by the social media propaganda site.  What a shame.   Regarding this left-wing propaganda, President Donald J. Trump says Section 230, the entity that protects the social media giants, should be terminated since it’s a national security risk.   Meanwhile, we learn that 409 miles of border wall have been built the past four years with another 242 currently under construction and another 87 in the pre-building phase.  The question is, IF “Pro-China Joe” Biden does become president, what is going to happen to the border wall?   Finally, former Congressman David Valadao, R-CA, wins back his 21st U.S. House seat from corrupt Democratic carpetbagger and one-term Congressman T.J. Cox.  That’s another nail in the coffin of House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi.  Congratulations, Congressman-elect Valadao!
  61. 2020 Friday B: In a great news update, an Iranian nuclear scientist suspected of masterminding the country’s nuclear programs- including weapons- was assassinated while driving outside of Tehran.   The scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, was essential for the development of nuclear weapons so his slaying purportedly at the hands of the Israeli Mossad is a big setback for the outlaw nation.  Meanwhile, the Israelis are pressuring “Pro-China Joe” Biden NOT to resume participation in the JCPOA, the multi-nation agreement with the Iranians not to build a nuclear weapons program but to pursue peaceful energy production instead.   Whether the enfeebled ‘president-elect’ will follow the wishes of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is unknown; we shall see.   Anyway, good riddance to Fakhrizadeh.
  62. 2020 Friday C: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 61,473,875 confirmed cases, +754,296, 1,440,207, confirmed deaths, +13,203, and 39,266,692 confirmed recoveries, +361,915.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 13,106,842 confirmed cases, up 189,427 from yesterday’s reporting, 267,757 confirmed deaths, UP 2,017, and 6,452,614 confirmed recoveries, UP 46,455.  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: 1,181,420 confirmed cases, 19,033 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 17,678 confirmed cases, 235 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 162,045 confirmed cases, 2,825 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 332,802 confirmed cases, 2,839 confirmed deaths, and 321,346 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other state: Arkansas- currently, they have 155,637 confirmed cases, 2,436 confirmed deaths, and 134,312 confirmed recoveries.           
  63. 2020 Friday D: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 29,910.37, UP 37.90 points (+0.13%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  12,205.85, UP 111.44 points (+0.92%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,638.35, UP 8.70 points (+0.24%).  Price of GOLD: $1,783.10 per troy oz., +1.20 (+0.07%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $22.68 per troy oz., +0.127 (+0.56%).  Price of PLATINUM: $970.80 per troy oz., +6.00 (+0.62%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,439.70 per troy oz., +75.00 (+3.17%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.40 per #, +0.0045 (+0.13%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $45.52, -0.01 (-0.02%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.57 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.84 euros.  Just for a lark, $1 U.S. = 76.80 Afghan afghani.     
  64. 2020 Friday E: Here are the numbers for the Mega Millions Draw #1611 with a jackpot of $229 million at stake: 04, 10, 27, 35, 58, and Mega 10.  The highest winners were 8 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $2,478.       
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This artwork is #0662 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Sea.”  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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Richard Thompson and his record label released a 3-CD retrospective featuring Richard Thompson’s best work from the beginning of his career to the present.  “Watching the Dark” came out April 21, 1993, and contains nearly 50 tunes.  If you have yet to get in on the ground floor of this legendary artist and amazing guitarist, this is the way in which, you can do it.  We would hope that everyone would visit their favorite site for the absolute best in rock music, give it a good listen, and then snap it up- you will be doggone glad you did.  Seek it out now and enjoy.  You will enjoy it for decades to come.

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ENDNOTES:

[i] In 2019, Democrats are screeching like banshees over President Donald J. Trump sending Rudy Giuliani to serve as his special envoy to the Ukraine when in fact, every president has dispatched special envoys of his choice to conduct business or to investigate on the president’s behalf.  There is NOTHING wrong with this practice no matter what the flipping Democrats claim.

[ii] 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 “Magical Mystery Tour” album appeared on Wednesday, 23-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[iii] “All Things Must Pass,” a three-record set appeared on Friday, 09-December-2016.  Please, seek it out and consider adding it to your collection.

[iv] As it turned out, President Clinton’s testimony was false and he suffered for it later by losing his license to practice law for one year.  His testimony was proven false when a friend of Monica Lewinsky produced a semen-stained blue dress that matched the president’s DNA.  My, my, my!

[v] It is important to note that Al Gore and the Democrats did everything possible to steal this election from the Republicans which sure as hell ain’t right but it’s what they do.  Shame.

[vi] Question: is this man a Ukrainian or a Russian?  The Democrats are always wailing and screaming about “THE RUSSIANS! THE RUSSIANS!” yet only the Democrats seem to pal around with the Russkies.  WTF?  Supposedly, Mr. Mezvinsky was born in Philadelphia on 12-10-1977 but his birthplace could be as phony as Barack Hussein Obama’s.

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2020 Monday: Meanwhile, bogus reports claimed that President Donald J. Trump canceled a ‘planned Camp David meeting with the Taliban.’ Hmmm, why would you meet with the scumbag jihadists on U.S. soil? That would be granting the murderous pond scum some sort of equality which the homicidal thugs do not deserve.

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250. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 07, 2021:

Vice President Thomas A. Hendricks; U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Howell Cobb; Buddy Holly, George Harrison, the Pretenders featuring Chrissie Hynde, the Strawberry Alarm Clock featuring Randy Seol, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers featuring Benmont Tench, and the Who featuring Keith Moon:

  1. 70 Sunday: During the Great Jewish War, the Roman army under the command of General Titus finally occupies what remains of the city of Jerusalem.  Had the Jews not been so arrogant, they would have continued to enjoy favored status within the Roman Empire but since they sought to rebel, the Romans would destroy the entire city leaving only the ‘Wailing Wall’ left standing as it was too tremendous to destroy and would also enslave the surviving Jews and Christians.  
  2. 1533 Thursday: England’s Queen Elizabeth I was born in Greenwich.
  3. 1812 Monday: The Battle of Borodino took place during the Napoleonic Wars as French troops clashed with Russian forces outside Moscow; although France won a short-term victory, Russia was ultimately able to drive out the French invaders and their allies.  Russian composer Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” commemorated the battle.
  4. 1813 Tuesday: In the New York Troy’s Post, the nickname “Uncle Sam” as a reference to the United States appears for the first time.
  5. 1815 Thursday: In Cherry Hill, Georgia, future 22nd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Howell Cobb is born.  A Democrat and then a member of the Constitutional Union Party, he would serve under President James Buchanan from March 07, 1857, to December 08, 1860.  He then became president of the Confederate States of America provisional congress.
  6. 1819 Tuesday: The future 21st vice-president of the United States—Democrat, Thomas A. Hendricks—was born on this date in Fultonham, Ohio.  He served from March 04, 1885, until his death in office on November 5, 1885.  
  7. 1822 Saturday: Brazil declared its independence from Portugal on this date. 
  8. 1825 Wednesday: The Marquis de Lafayette, the French hero of the American Revolution, bade farewell to President John Quincy Adams at the White House.
  9. 1880 Tuesday: George Ligowsky received a patent for his device that threw clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters.
  10. 1888 Friday: Edith Eleanor McLean became the first baby placed into an incubator.  
  11. 1892 Wednesday: James J. Corbett knocked out John L. Sullivan to win the world heavyweight crown in New Orleans in a fight conducted under the Marques of Queensberry rules.
  12. 1893 Thursday: In Garrison, N.Y., the 26th U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish died.  First a Whig, then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 17, 1869, to March 12, 1877.
  13. 1901 Saturday: In Peking, the end of the Boxer Rebellion takes place as Western troops put down the Chinese uprising.  The parties involved sign the Peace of Peking.
  14. 1907 Saturday: The British liner RMS Lusitania set out from Liverpool, England, on its maiden voyage, arriving six days later in New York.
  15. 1915 Tuesday: Johnny Gruelle received a patent for the Raggedy Ann doll, U.S. Patent D47789. 
  16. 1916 Thursday: Congress passes the Workman’s Compensation Act.
  17. 1921 Wednesday: Margaret Gorman of Washington, D.C., received the crown as the first Miss America in Atlantic City, N.J.
  18. 1923 Friday: Interpol forms in Vienna, Austria.
  19. 1927 Wednesday: American television pioneer Philo T. Farnsworth, 21, succeeded in transmitting the image of a line through purely electronic means with a device called an ‘image dissector’ on this date.
  20. 1930 Sunday: The cartoon “Blondie” made its first appearance in comic strips.
  21. 1936 Monday: Rock-n-Roll legend Buddy Holly[i] was born Charles Hardin Holley in Lubbock, Texas.
  22. 1940 Saturday: Nazi Germany began its eight-month blitz of England during World War II with the first air attack on London, this would be the first of 57 nights; however, they lose 40 bombers over England on this date.
  23. 1942 Monday: During World War II, the Red Army counterattacked German troops outside the city of Stalingrad but were unable to deter the oncoming German steamroller.  However, in the early winter days of 1943, the German 8th Army and its Axis allies surrounding and within Stalingrad would suffer catastrophic losses and the loss of a complete German army group.  
  24. 1943 Tuesday: A fire at the Gulf Hotel, a rooming house in Houston, Texas, claimed 55 lives.  Meanwhile, the Germans transport 987 Dutch Jews to the Auschwitz Concentration Camp.
  25. 1947 Sunday: In New Delhi, India, Muslims go on a rampage leading Hindus to fight back.
  26. 1949 Wednesday: Future drummer with the pop-acid-rock band the Strawberry Alarm Clock[ii]– Randy Seol- is born on this date.  The SAC would become one of the leading psychedelic bands of the era but would deliver but five albums before heading off into the reddish haze.
  27. 1951 Friday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the British-American rock band, the Pretenders[iii]—Chrissie Hynde—is born Akron, Ohio, on this date.
  28. 1953 Monday: Future keyboardist with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[iv] 1975-present—Benmont Tench—is born in Gainesville, Georgia, on this date.
  29. 1954 Tuesday: Integration begins in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland, schools.
  30. 1963 Saturday: The National Professional Football Hall of Fame was dedicated in Canton, Ohio. 
  31. 1964 Monday: The controversial “Daisy” commercial, an ad for President Lyndon B. Johnson’s election campaign featuring a girl plucking flower petals followed by a nuclear explosion first aired on NBC-TV.
  32. 1965 Tuesday: Hurricane Betsy slams into the Gulf Coast and kills 74 from Mississippi to Florida.
  33. 1968 Saturday: Feminists protested outside the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The pageant crown went to Miss Illinois, Judith Ford.
  34. 1972 Thursday: The International Olympic Committee banned Americans Vince Matthews and Wayne Collett for talking to each other on the victory stand in Munich during the playing of the “Star-Spangled Banner” after winning the gold and silver medals for winning the 400-meter run. 
  35. 1976 Tuesday: U.S. court fines former Beatle[v] George Harrison for plagiarizing the song, “He’s so Fine,” when he wrote, “My Sweet Lord.”
  36. 1977 Wednesday: President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader, General Omar Torrijos, signed the Panama Canal treaties, calling for the U.S. eventually to turn over control of the waterway to Panama in the year, 2000, in Washington, D.C.
  37. 1978 Thursday: In Mayfair, London, England, Keith Moon, the crazed drummer of the British rock band, the Who[vi], died on this date thanks to some negative drug interactions; the famed drummer was just 32 years old.   Former Faces[vii] drummer Kenney Jones would take his place on the drum stool.
  38. 1979 Friday: ESPN, the Entertainment, and Sports Programming Network made its debut on cable TV.
  39. 1983 Wednesday: In Ireland, voters approved a constitutional amendment that banned abortion.
  40. 1986 Sunday: Desmond Tutu became the first black to lead the Anglican Church in southern Africa.
  41. 1987 Monday: Erich Honecker became the first East German head of state to visit West Germany.
  42. 1989 Thursday: The U.S. Senate approved legislation that prohibited discrimination against the handicapped in employment, public accommodations, transportation, and communications.
  43. 1990 Friday: Kimberly Bergalis of Fort Pierce, Fla., came forward to identify herself as the young woman who had been infected with AIDS, allegedly by her late dentist.  Bergalis died the following year.
  44. 1995 Thursday: Senator Bob Packwood, Republican-Oregon, resigns, rather than face expulsion from the Senate over innappropriate activity.
  45. 1996 Saturday: Rapper Tupac Shakur[viii] was shot and mortally wounded on the Las Vegas Strip; he died six days later.
  46. 1998 Monday: Mark McGwire set a new major league record for most home runs in a single season.  The record was 61 set in 1961.
  47. 2001 Friday: Venus Williams and Serena Williams reached the finals of the U.S. Open defeating Jennifer Capriati and Martina Hingis respectively, becoming the first sisters to play for a Grand Slam championship in more than 100 years.
  48. 2002 Saturday: President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair meeting at Camp David said the world had to act against Saddam Hussein, arguing that the Iraqi leader had defied the United Nations and reneged on promises to destroy his supposed weapons of mass destruction.
  49. 2003 Sunday: In a speech to the nation on Iraq, President George W. Bush said he was asking Congress for $87 billion to fight terrorism and cautioned Americans that the struggle would “take time and require sacrifice.”
  50. 2005 Wednesday: Police and soldiers went house to house in New Orleans to try to coax the last stubborn holdouts into leaving the storm-shattered city.  Meanwhile, President George W. Bush led the nation in a final tribute to William H. Rehnquist, remembering the late chief justice as the Supreme Court’s steady leader and a man of lifetime integrity.
  51. 2008 Sunday: Troubled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed in government conservatorship on this date.  Elsewhere, in the 25th MTV Awards, singers Chris Brown and the troubled Britney Spears win big.  Woo-oo!
  52. 2009 Monday: Addressing a Labor Day picnic in Cincinnati, President Barack Hussein Obama declared that modern benefits like paid leave, minimum wage, and Social Security “all bear the union label” as he appealed to organized labor to help win the health care fight in Congress.  Meanwhile, three British Muslims were convicted in London of plotting to murder thousands by downing at least seven airliners bound for the U.S. and Canada.  Gotta love that so-called “religion of peace,” Islam.  Bunch of flipping barbarians.  Elsewhere, the Pittsburgh Pirates were assured a record-breaking 17th straight losing season as they fell to the Chicago Cubs 4-2.  The Pirates would go on to have three more consecutive losing seasons before breaking the streak in 2013.
  53. 2010 Tuesday: As trade unions call their workers to leave their jobs over a hike in the cost of fuel, the workers cripple India by the imposition of a general strike.
  54. 2012 Friday:  The Pakistani government accuses the Save the Children NGO as being linked to a fake vaccination program used in the hunt for Osama bin Laden; Pakistan orders foreign nationals working for the organization to leave the country within four weeks.
  55. 2013 Saturday: The International Olympic Committee holds its 125th Session, and announces Tokyo, Japan won the bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics.  Meanwhile, the Syrian army bombards a suburb of Damascus killing 14 anti-Bashar al-Assad rebels as well as some civilians.
  56. 2014 Sunday: After telling the world that two years earlier that he had sent some racially negative emails, Bruce Levinson of the NBA Atlanta Hawks says that he will sell his share of the team ownership.  In so doing, he follows in the steps of Los Angeles Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling, a man forced to give up his team after his girlfriend, V. Stiviano[ix] recorded him using racially tinged language in the privacy of their home.
  57. 2015 Monday: Following an attack by Kurdish separatist group, PKK, that left 16 Turkish soldiers dead and numerous others wounded, Turkish attack planes begin hitting Kurdish areas in southern Turkey and northern Iraq while deploying Special Forces to areas the government feels the PKK threaten.
  58. 2016 Wednesday:  Following the end of the Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, the 15th Summer Paralympics begin with opening ceremonies.   Today, the Dow Jones Industrial Complex closed at 18,538.12, UP 0.03%; the S&P 500 closed at 2,186.48, also UP 0.03%, while the NASDAQ closed at 5,275.91, UP 0.05%. 
  59. 2017 Thursday: Equifax, the humongous consumer reporting agency that can make or break people’s finances gets around to reporting that ‘oh, we were hacked and the information of at least 143 million of its accounts are at risk.’  Oh, thank you.
  60. 2018 Friday: At a New York City fashion event, two rapper hos nearly come to blows: Cardi B and Nikki Minaj[x].  Cardi B ended up getting a bruised face and her dress was ripped.  New York police were investigating the event, but we know nothing that set it in motion.  Couple of skanks.
  61. 2019 Saturday:  As the Indian Space Agency’s Chandrayaan-2 lunar lander approaches the moon’s surface, contact with it suddenly is lost.  No one knows if it veered off course or if it crashed on the surface of the moon.  Had India accomplished this feat, they would have followed on the heels of the United States, the Soviet Union, and communist China.  Meanwhile, bogus reports claimed that President Donald J. Trump canceled a ‘planned Camp David meeting with the Taliban.’  Hmmm, why would you meet with the scumbag jihadists on U.S. soil?  That would be granting the murderous pond scum some sort of equality which the homicidal thugs do not deserve. 
  62. 2020 Monday: Rioting in major Democrat-controlled cities carries over today in this long Labor Day weekend.  Dr. Oscar Odom- a former NYPD detective says that ‘if leadership in these cities would remove the handcuffs placed atop the police, the rioting would stop.’  Speaking of New York City, we learn that during the War on Cops, only 20-percent of all shootings are ever solved- no wonder people are moving elsewhere in record numbers.  Meanwhile, various Democrat secretaries of state around the country warn that November’s elections results could take anywhere from weeks to possibly months to compile with which to make the results known.   Finally, California’s worst senator and current Democratic Party vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris says there is ‘no way she will trust any Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine if Trump is the one behind it.’  Wow.  Speaking of Harris, recent polls swear that she and her running mate “Pro-China Joe” Biden lead Trump-Pence in national polls by 48.3-percent to 45.2-percent.  Speaking of polling, back in 2016 Hillary was leading Trump in 104 out of 122 national polls.
  63. 2020 Monday A: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says he ‘wants to investigate U.S. Postmaster General Louis Dejoy’s businesses before he came to hold his current posts.’ You go, Chuck, you go.  Elsewhere, in the Arabian Sea, the flotilla being led by the USS Nimitz searches the sea for a sailor who went overboard from the veteran aircraft carrier.  Speaking of the U.S. Navy, the Pentagon reports that the communist Chinese have the largest army, navy, coast guard, and air force what with 350 surface ships and submarines to our 293 and are continually adding to their numbers daily.  They also have a large arsenal of intermediate missiles while the U.S. has few to none, due to restrictions the treaty between our nation and Russia imposed on our country.   The Pentagon also reports the Chi-Coms will have the first unmanned stealth bombers in the world as will they double their stockpile of nuclear weapons which informs the world, they plan on world domination.  Not good- should have nuked them off the face of the planet back in the 1950s.
  64. 2020 Monday B: Nathan Denofre, a man born without both legs below the knees, completed a canoe trip down the entire length of the Mississippi River.  It required 109 days to conduct the trip, a voyage he did to help disabled U.S. vets via a charity called Courage Incorporated Org.  Elsewhere, Los Angeles, California, reported the previous day it hit a record in its ongoing heatwave hitting 121 degrees.  Wow.  Meanwhile, reports hit the news that says 52-percent of young adults aged 19-29 live with one to both parents.  Get your asses out of the house and go the f**k to work!
  65. 2020 Monday C:  Folks, here are the numbers for the Wuhan Waltz, you know, COVID-19 Chinese Bat Flu Virus Crisis, the pandemic they started but blame on the U.S.:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 27,200,943 confirmed cases, +239,148, 889,842, confirmed deaths, +8,887, and 18,160,102 confirmed recoveries, +139,102.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,397,350 confirmed cases, up 29,385 from yesterday’s reporting, 192,070 confirmed deaths, UP 407, and 3,431,825 confirmed recoveries, UP 19,299.  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: 740,861 confirmed cases, 13,737 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 9,855 confirmed cases, 85 confirmed deaths, and 2,9931 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 80,370 confirmed cases, 2,044 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Arizona- currently, they have 205,970 confirmed cases, 5,221 confirmed deaths, but for some unknown reason NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Doug Ducey, what kind of Republican are you?
  66. 2021 Tuesday:

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0581 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Shore Birds.”  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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Over the course of Jethro Tull’s lengthy lifespan, Jethro Tull has delivered loads of performances, most of which have ended up in bootleg form over the decades.  Today, we have “Live in Sweden 1969,” (January 15, 2020), that presents one famed live show for the fans.  The band features  Ian Anderson (vocals, flutes, guitars, keyboards), Martin Barre (guitars), Jeffrey Hammond (bass and keyboards), John Evan (keyboards), and Clive Bunker (drums).  If you want to hear the band during its rise to popularity riding this is a good album with which to do it.  We hope you will seek this one out and consider adding it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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[i] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Buddy Holly but when we do, we will also promote the music of Jerry Lee Lewis, the Big Bopper, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, and all the rest.  You will enjoy them.

[ii] We began promoting the music of this famed psychedelic band- Strawberry Alarm Clock- beginning on Tuesday, 03-April-2012 through Saturday, 08-April-2012. Please check them out- you will enjoy them.

[iii] We are not sure as to when we will promote the music of the Pretenders but when we do, you will be the first to know so rejoice.

[iv] At some point when we return to presenting the music of American bands, we will promote that of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as well as of Tom Petty himself.  We hope you will await word as to when we do.  We thank you.

[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.

[vi] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015.  We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey.  We know you will enjoy them.

[vii] We promoted the music of the Small Faces, Faces, and a bunch more interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  We encourage everyone to search out the music of the various bands in this collection so you can add them to your growing music collection.  We understand that finding these daily posts is impossible due to the criminality and intransigence of Sundar Pichai, the POS who is ruining Google in the hope of being able to control free-flowing speech.  Kenney Jones is included in this extended offering so if you can find the posts, please enjoy them.

[viii] Not sure when we will do Tupac- perhaps in the next 20-30 years?  Stick around and find out.

[ix] If ever a setup existed to steal an NBA team away from its owner, the plot to steal the L.A. Clippers from the control of Don Sterling takes the proverbial cake.  Sad.

[x] Even if we are here 100 years from now, we will NEVER- repeat NEVER- celebrate the ‘music’ of a pair of slut-bags like these skanks.

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HH. 1943 Monday: The coming late spring-early summer offensive in the Soviet Union is getting in motion. Operation Citadel- the attack on the Kursk Salient in the Ukraine- has been given the go-ahead by Hitler himself even though German intelligence assets have told the Fuhrer that the Soviets have established a massive defense in depth.

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130. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 10, 2021:

Confederate Memorial Day (North and South Carolina)

U.S. Vice President John Sherman; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Sherman; U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde Smith; the Beatles featuring George Harrison, Donovan, the Rolling Stones, Spirit featuring Jay Ferguson, Traffic featuring Dave Mason, the Turtles featuring Mark Volman, and U2 featuring Bono:

  1. 1267 Tuesday: Vienna’s Catholic Church orders all Jews to wear distinctive garb.
  2. 1278 Tuesday: England imprisons its Jews on charge of making ‘coins.’
  3. 1427 Thursday: The authorities of Berne, Switzerland, expel their Jewish population.
  4. 1497 Monday: Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves on his first voyage to the New World.
  5. 1503 Sunday: Christopher Columbus discovers the Cayman Islands.
  6. 1611 Tuesday: Sir Thomas Dale arrived in the Virginia Colony, where, as deputy governor, he instituted harsh measures to restore order.
  7. 1655 Monday: The English capture the island of Jamaica from the French.
  8. 1676 Sunday: “Bacon’s Rebellion,” frontiersmen against the Virginia government begins.
  9. 1752 Wednesday: Benjamin Franklin first tests his lightning rod.
  10. 1773 Monday: The English Parliament passed the Tea Act, which would regulate the price of tea throughout its North American colonies.
  11. 1774 Tuesday: Louis XVI acceded to the throne of France. 
  12. 1775 Wednesday: Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Colonel Benedict Arnold, captured the British-held fortress at Ticonderoga, New York.  Elsewhere, the Second Continental Congress convenes in Pennsylvania, issues paper currency for the first time, and names George Washington supreme commander.
  13. 1797 Wednesday: The United States launched its first naval ship, the USS United States.
  14. 1801 Sunday: The Barbary Pirates of Tripoli declare war on the United States, the nation’s first foreign war.
  15. 1818 Sunday: American patriot Paul Revere died in Boston at age 83.
  16. 1823 Saturday: The first steamboat to navigate the Mississippi River arrives at Ft. Snelling, Minnesota.  Meanwhile, in Lancaster, Ohio, future 35th U.S. Vice President John Sherman, is born.  A Whig, Oppositionist, and then a Republican, he served under President William McKinley from 03-06-1897 to 04-27-1898.  Prior to this, Sherman served the nation as its 32nd U.S. secretary of the Treasury.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 10, 1877 to March 03, 1881.
  17. 1840 Sunday: Mormon leader Joseph Smith moved his band of followers to Illinois to escape the hostilities they faced in Missouri.
  18. 1857 Sunday: The Indian Mutiny begins as the Sepoys revolt against their British overlords at Meerut, India.
  19. 1863 Sunday: During the Civil War, Confederate Lt. General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson died of pneumonia, a complication resulting from friendly fire incident eight days earlier during the Battle of Chancellorsville in Virginia.
  20. 1865 Wednesday: Union forces captured Confederate President Jefferson Davis in Irwinville, Georgia.
  21. 1869 Monday: Railroad officials drove the golden spike in Promontory, Utah, marking the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States.
  22. 1871 Wednesday: The Peace of Frankfurt-am-Main concludes between France and Germany, ending the Franco-Prussian War.
  23. 1872 Friday: Suffragist Victoria Woodhull, of the Equal Rights Party, becomes the first woman nominated for the presidency of the United States.
  24. 1902 Saturday: The nation of Portugal goes bankrupt.
  25. 1908 Sunday: The first Mother’s Day observance took place during a church service in Grafton, W. Va.
  26. 1913 Saturday: The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution calling upon all federal officials, from the president on down, to wear a white carnation the following day in observance of Mother’s Day.
  27. 1915 Monday: The sinking of the British liner HMS Lusitania causes mass outrage against Imperial Germany and its practice of unrestricted warfare.
  28. 1924 Saturday: J. Edgar Hoover becomes the head of the FBI on this date.  
  29. 1933 Wednesday: In Germany, the Nazis stage public book burnings, ‘cleansing’ the nation of unapproved works.
  30. 1939 Wednesday: The Methodist Episcopal Church, the Methodist Episcopal Church South, and the Methodist Protestant Church merged to form the Methodist Church.
  31. 1940 Friday: Winston Churchill succeeds Neville Chamberlain as British prime minister.  Meanwhile, German armies attack Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.  France also is under assault with the French and British caught entirely off-guard.  For 20 years, the French expected the German onslaught- if it came- to hit the Maginot Line, the lengthy border defenses stretching from the south north to Belgium.  Instead, German units will pour through the heavily forested Ardennes and into northern France.  Elsewhere, British troops begin landing in Iceland to prevent the Nazis from conquering the island and then putting it to use as a U-Boat staging area.
  32. 1941 Saturday: On a purported ‘peace mission,’ Nazi Deputy-Fuhrer Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland only to be captured, imprisoned, and eventually to die there in 1987, possibly due to suicide.  Meanwhile, a German air raid destroyed England’s House of Commons on this date.   In East Africa, the Allies are still fighting Fascist Italian forces in East Africa, the first part of the world to be liberated from the Axis.
  33. 1942 Sunday: The last U.S. troops in the southern Philippines surrender to Imperial Japanese forces.  Others flee to the jungles to continue the war against the Empire of Japan.
  34. 1943 Monday: The coming late spring-early summer offensive in the Soviet Union is getting in motion.  Operation Citadel- the attack on the Kursk Salient in the Ukraine- has been given the go-ahead by Hitler himself even though German intelligence assets have told the Fuhrer that the Soviets have established a massive defense in depth.  This will be the greatest clash of armor and tactical aircraft the world has ever seen as vast numbers of tanks, artillery units, ground attack aircraft and armor-busting dive bombers as well as more than a million men on both sides will collide in a clash of arms heretofore unseen in the history of the planet.   This will decide the fate of the Eastern Front.
  35. 1944 Tuesday: Heavy fighting continues along the Sino-Burmese border as Japanese and Chinese forces clash. 
  36. 1945 Thursday: Russian troops occupy Prague in Czechoslovakia.  The Czechs are hopeful that they will be liberated but soon will find themselves with a worse ruler than the previous one- Josef Stalin’s Soviet Union.
  37. 1946 Friday: Umberto II succeeds King Victor Emanuel as king of Italy.  Meanwhile, Dave Mason, future guitarist with the British band, Traffic[i], as well as a musician/songwriter with a long solo career and a brief stint with Fleetwood Mac is born in Worcester, England, on this date.  In addition, Donovan Leitch[ii] is born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland, on this date, too, a man who came to fame within the Flower Power Movement and who still performs to this day.
  38. 1947 Saturday: Talented vocalist Jay Ferguson, lead singer of the psychedelic rock band out of Los Angeles, California, Spirit[iii], was born on this date in Burbank, California.  He performed with Spirit over the course of its first five albums and then moved on to a spin-off band, Jo Jo Gunne with Spirit bassist, Mark Andes.  Currently, he has had a long-running solo career and composes scores for well-known television shows.
  39. 1954 Monday: At Dien Bien Phu, the fighting is over but more dying is to come.  The French officers have been rounded up and trucked away while the lower officers, the NCOs, and the rankers are separated by rank, nationality, even among the Foreign Legionnaires who are separated into the diverse nationalities from whence they came.  The largest ethnic group that fought at Dien Bien Phu after the French are the Germans, many of whom were former Wehrmacht and SS troops.  The Vietnamese who fought for the French are taken away, never to be seen again.  In France, public outcry is enormous as this smacks of summer 1940 with the surrender of a French general and at least 9,000 survivors. 
  40. 1956 Thursday: Due to Islamist uprising in Algeria, France sends 50,000 reservists to bolster its military forces there.  Meanwhile, KFSN TV channel 30 in Fresno, California, begins broadcasting.
  41. 1959 Sunday: In Brookhaven, Mississippi, future GOP senator from the same state- Cindy Hyde Smith- is born.  She would enter office on April 09, 2018.
  42. 1960 Tuesday: The USS Triton completes its circumnavigation of the Earth submerged completely under water.  Elsewhere, Bono—future front man for the Irish-British rock band, U2[iv]—is born on this date in Dublin, Ireland.
  43. 1963 Friday: On the advice of Beatle[v] George Harrison, Decca Records signs the Rolling Stones.
  44. 1967 Wednesday: British law enforcement arrests three Rolling Stones[vi] on this date, charging Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, and Brian Jones on drug charges.
  45. 1968 Friday: Peace talks in Paris between the United States and North Vietnam begin.  Meanwhile, the “Night of the Barricades” began in Paris’ Latin Quarter as tens of thousands of student protesters erected obstacles against riot police; in the pre-dawn hours of May 11, the police moved in, resulting in violent clashes with the Marxist students that left hundreds of people injured. 
  46. 1969 Saturday: U.S. forces begin the assault on Hill 937, aka “Hamburger Hill,” in Vietnam.  Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., the Turtles[vii] play the White House; Mark Volman falls off stage five times.  Finally, the spacecraft Apollo 10 transmits the first color pictures of the Earth from space.
  47. 1971 Monday: At Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, former WBA heavyweight champion Jimmy Ellis improves his record to 30-6 by beating hometown favorite George Chuvalo in a 10-round unanimous decision.
  48. 1973 Thursday: In the 27th National Basketball Association’s Finals, the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 4 games to 1.
  49. 1974 Friday: In the 7th American Basketball Association Finals, the New York Nets beat the Utah Stars 4 games to 1.
  50. 1975 Saturday: Sony commenced selling its Betamax home video-cassette recorder in Japan on this date.
  51. 1977 Tuesday: Actress Joan Crawford died in New York.
  52. 1984 Thursday: The International Court of Justice said the United States should halt any actions to blockade Nicaragua’s ports (the U.S. had already said it would not recognize World Court jurisdiction on this issue.
  53. 1994 Tuesday: Nelson Mandela takes the oath of office as the first black president of South Africa.  Meanwhile, the state of Illinois executed serial killer John Wayne Gacy, 52, for the murders of 33 young men and boys- worthless POS.
  54. 2003 Saturday: A citizen who had been visiting Toronto, Canada, takes the first confirmed case of SARS- a disease out of communist China- back to his native Finland.
  55. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush reacted with “deep disgust and disbelief” during a Pentagon visit as he examined recent photos of and video clips of American soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners.   Meanwhile, in Baghdad, Iraq, U.S. military forces obliterate the headquarters of jihadist cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.  Problem was that the jihadists had already fled.
  56. 2005 Tuesday: In Tbilisi, Georgia, President George W. Bush gets the shock of his life while meeting with Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili when a terrorist throws a hand grenade at him.  However, the explosive device failed to detonate and the lives of both men were spared.
  57. 2006 Wednesday: In a rare move, the Chi-Coms declassify some diplomatic records from 1956 and 1960 that detail the split between the Chi-Coms and their Soviet Union benefactors. 
  58. 2007 Thursday: The U.S. House of Representatives passes a $96 billion war bill that will continue funding the disasters in Iraq and Afghanistan just so long as certain benchmarks are met in the conduct of the war.  Wow.  Meanwhile, military leaders from North and South Korea agree on a rail line crossing the DMZ, the first such connection between the two countries since before the Korean War erupted in 1950.
  59. 2008 Saturday: Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, takes the lead in the superdelegate count- a very peculiar thing the Democrats have to steal nominations in presidential elections for their chosen candidate.  The first-term Illinois senator is smoking Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY.
  60. 2009 Sunday: H1N1 claims a third life in the United States and finds its way into Japan and Australia.
  61. 2010 Monday: Solicitor General Elena Kagan is the youngest nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court and the third woman.  Elsewhere, jihadists carry out a wave of suicide attacks across Iraq, blowing up at least 102 unsuspecting souls and injuring more than 200.  Ah, the ‘religion of peace.’
  62. 2011 Tuesday: Exports for the month of April in China reach an all-time monthly high of $155.69 billion.   Elsewhere, CNN reports that the Central Intelligence Agency will show photos of the bullet-ridden corpse of terrorist mastermind, Osama bin Laden to the members of the military and intelligence committees in both houses of Congress.
  63. 2012 Thursday: In protest of the City of New York spending a proposed $300 million on the Fifth Avenue Branch of the NY Public Library, a group of more than 700 academics, scholars, writers, and others send a letter of protest to City Hall.
  64. 2013 Friday: Onboard the International Space Station, astronauts prepare for a contingency spacewalk to repair an anticipated ammonia leak in the station’s cooling system.   Meanwhile, U.S. government scientists during the Obama administration claimed worldwide levels of carbon dioxide, the major greenhouse gas climate change promoters blame for the questionable science of global warming, had hit a milestone, reaching an amount heretofore unencountered by humans.  Six years later, the planet is still going strong.
  65. 2014 Saturday: According to Brainy History, Brazilian police distribute pamphlets to World Cup visitors with instructions on how to behave in the event of a robbery; law enforcement means the ‘advice’ to protect victims from injury or death during crime.
  66. 2015 Sunday: As a gesture of thanks for Pope Francis’ efforts in facilitating the opening of doors between the United States and Cuba, Cuban President Raul Castro meets the pontiff at the Vatican; the Pope announces he will visit BOTH countries later that September.
  67. 2016 Tuesday: In India, a fertility clinic announces that a 70-year-old woman has successfully given birth to a baby boy.  WTF?  Sounds almost as bad as the horrible case of the Octomom.
  68. 2017 Wednesday: To the delight of environmentalists everywhere, the U.S. Geological Service releases a study claiming that some glaciers in Montana have receded by 85-percent over the past half-century.  No wonder imbeciles such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez believe the world is coming to an end soon.  Sadly, the Sun is the sole driver of all climatic changes throughout the entire Solar System.  Conversation and fighting pollution is indeed important but the Earth- and other planets- have all gone through periods of climate change throughout the history of said Solar system.  Meanwhile, to the ‘horror’ of Democrats, President Donald J. Trump shares classified intelligence regarding an ISIS attack coming soon against Russia with Russian Ambassador Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Oval Office.  (Hence, Trump-Russia ‘collusion’).
  69. 2018 Thursday: Following Iran firing missiles into Israel’s Golan Heights from Syria, the IDF lights up Iranian targets in Syria with 70 missiles, blowing up numerous installations and other military infrastructure.  Of course, Iran claims Israel started the fight.
  70. 2019 Friday: The United States raises tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese imports, a jump of 25-percent, following the collapse of trade talks between the United States and the communist nation.  Meanwhile, Uber becomes a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange on this date.
  71. 2020 Sunday: COVID-19 continues causing problems for the nations of the world what with 4,097,158 confirmed cases, 282,495 confirmed deaths, and 1,402,882 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,362,715 confirmed cases, 80,562 confirmed deaths, and 208,344 confirmed recoveries which is good, the recoveries that is.  Breaking down the three states in which the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California comes first.  In the Golden State, there are 66,773 confirmed cases and 2,745 confirmed deaths but no mention of recoveries.  In Hawaii, we have 732 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 561 confirmed recoveries.  In Washington state, there are 16,891 confirmed cases and 931 confirmed deaths but like California, there is no mention of confirmed recoveries.   
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[i] 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.

[ii] Not sure as to when we will promote the music of Donovan but we plan on doing so within the next decade.

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

[iv] We look forward to promoting the music of U2 when we promote the music of Thin Lizzy, sometime within the next 4-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when 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, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.

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

[vii] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.

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II. 1954 Friday A: The first part of the battle for Huguette 6 goes as planned with a sortie by a squadron of B-26 bombers followed by dive bombers lit up the communists clinging to the outlying position. According to witnesses, the Viet Minh holding the position were obliterated. However, French troops moving up to assault the position from two angles found themselves under heavy fire from communist positions holding the approaches to their target and were unable to reach it in time. By the time they did, communists had moved to retake the position and heavy fighting ensued, much of it by hand-to-hand. French forces would be forced to pull back under heavy fire.

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113. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2021:

DAY NINETY-FOUR OF THE BIDEN REGIME

President (and Secretary of State) James Buchannan; Vice President Charles D. Dawes; U.S. Attorney-General Loretta Lynch; Boston featuring Tommy DeCarlo, Def Leppard featuring Steve Clark, the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring Chris Ethridge, Jethro Tull featuring Glenn Cornick, King Crimson featuring David Cross, and the Traveling Wilburys featuring Roy Orbison:

  1. 1154 Friday: Damascus surrenders to Sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo.
  2. 1500 Monday: Pedro Cabral lands and annexes Brazil (Terra da Vera Cruz).
  3. 1501 Tuesday: Pedro Cabral and six remaining ships return to Lisbon, Portugal, from the New World.
  4. 1616 Saturday:   English poet and dramatist William Shakespeare, 52, died on what has been traditionally regarded as the anniversary of his birth in 1564.
  5. 1635 Monday: Organizers created the first public school in the United States, Boston Latin School in Boston, Massachusetts.
  6. 1789 Thursday: President-elect George Washington moves into the United States’ first executive mansion, the Franklin House, in New York.  Elsewhere, the first Roman Catholic magazine published in the United States—Courier De Boston—commenced publication on today’s date.
  7. 1791 Saturday: James Buchannan—15th president of the United States (03-04-1857-03-04-1861) and a Democrat—was born in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania, on this date.  He also was the nation’s 17th secretary of state and served under Presidents James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor from 03-10-1845 to 03-07-1849.
  8. 1860 Monday: In Charleston, South Carolina, the Democrat Convention finds itself divided over the contentious issue of slavery and the state’s place in the Union.
  9. 1861 Tuesday: During the American Civil War, the Battle of San Antonio, Texas, takes place.  Meanwhile, in Arkansas, Confederate troops seize Ft. Smith from the Federals.
  10. 1872 Tuesday: Charlotte Ray became the first black female lawyer in the United States.
  11. 1891 Thursday: Moscow, Russia, expels its Jewish population.
  12. 1896 Thursday: The Vitascope system of movie projection had its first demonstration at Koster and Bial’s Music Hall in New York City.
  13. 1900 Monday: The word ‘hillbilly’ first appeared in a print article in the New York Journal.  The author wrote it as “Hill-Billie.”
  14. 1908 Thursday: President Theodore Roosevelt signed an act that created the United States Army Reserve.
  15. 1914 Thursday: Chicago’s Wrigley Field, then known as Weeghman Park, hosted its first baseball game.
  16. 1915 Friday: The Second Battle of Ypres continues as the Germans attack on both sides of St. Julien.  Once again, the Canadians are able to halt the attacks but the Germans are still able to capture some smaller villages as they continue bringing up reinforcements to keep the battle ongoing.   Meanwhile, a British flotilla puts a blockade on German-controlled Cameroons.
  17. 1916 Sunday: The Battle for Verdun continues as French troops manage to stem the tide of German advances around the outlying forts surrounding the city.   At Mort Homme, German troops are thrown back in disarray. 
  18. 1917 Monday: In Mesopotamia, British forces manage to capture the town of Samara, 60 or so miles north of Baghdad.  In so doing they manage to capture nearly 1,000 Ottoman Turkish troops.
  19. 1918 Tuesday: British forces in France identify that the Germans have more than 100 divisions facing Allied troops across No-Man’s Land.  A heavy offensive is coming, one that could determine the outcome of the Great War.  Meanwhile, as the Russian civil war rages on between Czarist and communist forces, the impotent communist government in Moscow warns that Bessarabia had better not join with Rumania or consequences would occur.  Big flipping deal.
  20. 1924 Wednesday: The Senate passed the Soldiers Bonus Bill.
  21. 1936 Thursday: Roy Orbison[i]—great American rocker who would also play in the Traveling Wilburys[ii] with George Harrison[iii], Tom Petty[iv], Bob Dylan[v], and Jeff Lynne[vi]—was born in Vernon, Texas, on this date.
  22. 1938 Saturday: Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia demand self-government.
  23. 1940 Tuesday: About 200 people died in the Rhythm Night Club Fire in Natchez, Mississippi.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Norway continues as the Brits land fresh troops in the northern part of the country seeking to relieve their beleaguered forces attempting to stop the Nazi advance. Many of these troops will end up being sacrificed for nothing.
  24. 1941 Wednesday: As Greece collapses to the Axis invaders, a RAF bomber takes Greek King George II and his family to Egypt.  Elsewhere, German Kriegsmarine raider “Thor” returns to her home port in Brest, France, after more than 311 days at sea wreaking havoc on Allied shipping around the world.
  25. 1942 Thursday: South Africa breaks off diplomatic relations with Vichy France.  In the China-Burma-India Theater, aka the CBI, British troops continue being pushed back in Burma as the Chinese struggle to extricate their forces from Imperial Japanese traps, one after another.  They continue falling back toward Yunnan Province and hoped-for safety.
  26. 1943 Friday: U.S. Navy Lt. John F. Kennedy assumed command of PT-109, a motor torpedo boat in the Solomon Islands during World War II.  On August 02, 1943, PT-109 was rammed and sunk by a Japanese destroyer, the Amagiri, killing two crewmembers; Kennedy and 10 others managed to survive.  Meanwhile, Australian troops continue the fight against the Japanese in New Guinea. 
  27. 1944 Sunday: American forces on New Guinea are able to capture Hollandia without a fight.  Japanese troops are in dire straits due to no supplies being able to reach them nor reinforcements.
  28. 1945 Monday: The Red Army continues their inexorable drive towards Berlin.  Luftwaffe chief and successor to Adolf Hitler (or so he hopes) sends a message to his Fuhrer down in his bunker in Berlin: ‘IF you are unable to continue as head of the German Reich, I will gladly take over for you…just say the word’ or words to that effect.  The Fuhrer goes off the rails and orders the SS and Gestapo to hunt this worthless POS down and to bring him to Berlin so he can face Nazi justice.
  29. 1947 Wednesday: Glenn Cornick—future bassist with Jethro Tull, Paris, and Wild Turkey—is born in in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England on this date[vii].
  30. 1948 Friday:  David Cross—future violinist with King Crimson[viii] 1973-74—was born in Plymouth, England on this date.  Elsewhere, Jonny Longden became the first race jockey to ride 3,000 career winners.
  31. 1949 Saturday: The Chinese Red army conquerors the city of Nanjing on this date, which would lead to the Nationalist government abandoning the Chinese mainland and fleeing to Formosa.  Still, the defenders of the city fought block by block, house by house, trying to kill as many communists as they could before being murdered themselves or force-marched to Maoist gulags.  Remember: dead is better than red.  Any flipping day.
  32. 1950 Sunday: Nationalist China evacuates Hainan Island.  Meanwhile, the Minneapolis Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals, 4-2, to win the first National Basketball Association title and their first of many to come.
  33. 1951 Monday: The 30th vice president of the United States (served 03-04-1925-03-04-1929 Republican), Charles D. Dawes, died on this date in Evanston, Illinois, at the age of 85.
  34. 1954 Friday: Hank Aaron of the Milwaukee Braves hit the first of his record 755 major-league home runs in a game against the St. Louis Cardinals; however, the Cardinals won the game, 7-5.
  35. 1954 Friday A: The first part of the battle for Huguette 6 goes as planned with a sortie by a squadron of B-26 bombers followed by dive bombers lit up the communists clinging to the outlying position.  According to witnesses, the Viet Minh holding the position were obliterated.  However, French troops moving up to assault the position from two angles found themselves under heavy fire from communist positions holding the approaches to their target and were unable to reach it in time.  By the time they did, communists had moved to retake the position and heavy fighting ensued, much of it by hand-to-hand.  French forces would be forced to pull back under heavy fire.
  36. 1956 Monday:  The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ends racial discrimination on public transportation, primarily public buses.
  37. 1960 Saturday: Future rock guitarist with the British band, Def Leppard[ix]—Steve Clark—was born in in Hillsborough, Sheffield, Yorkshire, Great Britain, on this date.
  38. 1964 Thursday: Ken Johnson of the Houston Astros threw the first no-hitter for a loss.  He lost 1-0 to the Cincinnati Reds due to two errors.
  39. 1965 Friday: Future rock vocalist with the band, Boston[x]—Tommy DeCarlo who would replace Brad Delp in 2008—is born on this date in Rome, N.Y.
  40. 1968 Tuesday: Students protesting the Vietnam War at New York’s Columbia University take over the administration buildings and shut down the university.  Elsewhere, the Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church merged to form the United Methodist Church on this date.  
  41. 1969 Wednesday: Sirhan B. Sirhan was sentenced to death for assassinating New York Senator Robert F. Kennedy; however, the sentence was later reduced to life imprisonment.  
  42. 1971 Friday: The Soviet Union launched Soyuz 10 on this date.  Meanwhile, hundreds of Vietnam War veterans opposed to the conflict protested by tossing their medals and ribbons over a wire fence in front of the U.S. Capitol.
  43. 1972 Sunday: The astronauts of Apollo 16 explore the lunar surface.
  44. 1982 Friday: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that consumer prices had declined the previous month, the first decline in almost 17 years.
  45. 1985 Tuesday: Coca-Cola announces it is going to change its secret flavor formula, which it used for 99 years, a move that would prove to be a disaster of epic proportions.
  46. 1987 Thursday: A federal ban on smoking during domestic airline flights of two hours or less goes into effect.  Elsewhere, 28 construction workers lost their lives when an apartment complex being built in Bridgeport, Connecticut, suddenly collapsed.  
  47. 1988 Saturday: In Martinez, California, some dimwit left a drain valve open at the Shell Marsh.  This blunder resulted in more than 10,000 barrels of oil pouring through into the marsh adjoining Peyton Slough.
  48. 1989 Sunday: In Beijing, China, students announce a boycott of all classes.  Meanwhile, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays final game as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.
  49. 1992 Thursday: Marion Berry, the former mayor of Washington, D.C., sent to prison for corruption walks out a free man after serving his time.
  50. 1993 Friday: Labor leader and all-around troublemaker, Cesar Chavez died in San Luis, Arizona, at age 66.
  51. 1995 Sunday: In remembrance of the destruction of the Alfred P. Murray building in Oklahoma City, blown-up by Timothy McVeigh, President Bill Clinton calls for a day of mourning for those killed and wounded.
  52. 1997 Wednesday: An infertility doctor in California announced that a 63-year-old woman had given birth in late 1996.  The child from a donor egg made the woman the oldest known female to give birth to a child.
  53. 1998 Thursday: James Earl Ray, who had confessed to assassinating the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and then insisted that he, had been framed, died at a Nashville, Tennessee, hospital at age 70.
  54. 2003 Wednesday: President George W. Bush signed legislation that authorized the design change of the nickel for release in 2004.  It was the first change to the coin in 65 years and commemorated the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase.   Elsewhere, the U.S. military leadership in Iraq announces that FIVE U.S. soldiers are under investigation for the theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars discovered in caches around the war-torn country.
  55. 2004 Friday: Crazed Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr declares he will employ suicide bombers against U.S. troops should they make a move on his militias in the city of Najaf.  American and Coalition invaders are overrunning parts of the country in their quest for ‘weapons of mass destruction’ and then stamping out jihadis that the Shiites are preparing to begin lashing back at the so-called “Crusaders.”
  56. 2005 Saturday: At a checkpoint between Israel and the Gaza Strip, Israeli Defense Forces capture a 17-year-old Palestinian boy trying to smuggle four pipe bombs into Israel.
  57. 2006 Sunday: Al Jazeera reports that an audio tape of Osama bin Laden pops up in Darfur in which, the terrorist mastermind calls for jihad against the Crusaders.
  58. 2007 Monday: Boris Yeltsin, the first democratically elected Russian president, died in Moscow at age 76.   Elsewhere, as the U.S. military continues constructing a wall around a predominantly Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad, Iraq, thousands of Iraqis are in the streets demanding it STOP.  Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki orders the U.S. to halt further construction. 
  59. 2008 Wednesday: After U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said yesterday that during Jimmy Carter’s time as president, he was advised ‘NOT to have direct talks with the Islamic terrorist group Hamas,’ the failed president appears before news reporters and claims, “NOT true.”  This idiot would have talked with anyone, even those who hate both the United States and Israel.
  60. 2009 Thursday: The International Monetary Fund says it believes economic recovery will commence sometime in the next year.   Elsewhere, the Iraqi government believes that since President George W. Bush invaded their country in 2003, at least 110,000 of their citizens have been slain in the unnecessary war.  How sad.   Add to that the fact today, two suicide attacks, one in Baghdad and the other near Baquba, claim the lives of 87 people who weren’t yet ready to commune with Allah but went anyway.  
  61. 2010 Friday: As the U.S. and the United Nations place demands atop the Jewish state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brushes off demands that it refrain from building new housing in its capital city of Jerusalem.  Meanwhile, the U.N. also is bitching that the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip is preventing the global body from ‘educating the poor little Palestinian tykes.’  Wah, wah, wah.
  62. 2011 Saturday: Chi-Com police stage a raid on a Tibetan monastery in Sichuan killing at least two people and wounding several others.  Ah, religious freedom in a communist hellhole.  Elsewhere, in Syria, while people are staging funerals for loved ones killed in rioting, Syrian government security forces kill another dozen or so mourners.  There will be more funerals for them.
  63. 2012 Monday: The trial of former senator and vice-presidential candidate John Edwards for misuse of campaign funds gets underway in North Carolina.  Elsewhere, famed bassist Chris Ethridge who played with the Flying Burrito Brothers[xi] (1968-69 / 1974-76 / 1990-93)—among other bands—lost his battle with pancreatic carcinoma on this date.  He died in his hometown of Meridian, Mississippi, at the age of 65.  Next, the Iranians are angry because a malware attack has hammered the National Iranian Oil Company.  Sucks to be you.  Finally, the White House is launching an investigation into its advance staff in the wake of the U.S. Secret Service scandal.
  64. 2013 Tuesday: In France, an amended bill legalizing same-sex (homosexual) marriage is passed, opening the door for Francois Holland to promulgate it.  Meanwhile, after the Chi-Coms float a flotilla of warships near Japan’s Senkaku Islands, Tokyo orders the Chi-Com ambassador to account for the actions of his countrymen.
  65. 2014 Wednesday: Facebook announces first-quarter profits of $642 million, an increase of nearly a factor of 3 over first-quarter profits in 2013, resulting in earnings of 25 cents per share versus the 17 cents per share expected by Wall Street.  Elsewhere, Ukrainian security officials discover that a Russian Orthodox Church in the eastern part of the country is a staging ground for Russian thugs attempting to terrorize that portion of the country.  That sounds like ‘Putin’ to us.  Obama, you must help these people against the Russian bear.  Plain.  Simple.  NOW.
  66. 2015 Thursday: On this date, Loretta Lynch wins confirmation in the U.S. Senate to succeed Eric Holder as the nation’s first attorney general.  She is the first African American female to hold this post.  Elsewhere, in one of the more tragic events in U.S. history, former General and former CIA Director David Petraeus pleads guilty in a federal court of sharing classified information with his biographer and lover.  The reason Petraeus found himself in this mess is because he REFUSED to back the Obama administration’s narrative on Benghazi.  The Bamster had knowledge of the victor of both Iraq and Afghanistan’s misdeeds and saved them, saved them for when he required them and when CIA Director Petraeus did not fall in line with the bogus narrative, word of the wrongdoing suddenly hit the news cycle. 
  67. 2016 Saturday: In what seems to be an annual thing, North Korea tells the United States that “IF you suspend military exercises with South Korea, maybe we’ll talk about nuclear disarmament.”  Elsewhere, German citizens in the city of Hanover are in the streets, protesting against President Barack Obama’s and the European Union’s proposed agreement, the Transatlantic Trade and Partnership deal, a deal akin to the Transpacific Partnership, that would tie the U.S. in with the Europeans.  However, the Germans aren’t having any of it and claim that if this ‘Obama deal’ becomes reality, jobs will be lost, wages will fall, environmental protections damaged, they are having none of it.
  68. 2017 Sunday: The North Korean news agency announces they scooped up an American citizen, Kim Sang-Duk, aka Tony Kim, as he sought to leave the country.  The bonehead was teaching classes at Pyongyang University and we guess the North Koreans decided they wanted him to continue teaching longer than the man planned.  Yikes.   
  69. 2018 Monday: In North Korea, a major mishap occurs as a bus carrying a group of visiting Chi-Com tourists plunges off a highway in North Hwanghae, killing at least 32 of the visiting guests and four North Koreans.  Several others are injured and trucked off to an infirmary for treatment.  What the hell are the Chi-Coms doing visiting North Korea when they could have gone to Tibet or Xinjiang Province where they could tour the Muslim concentration camps? 
  70. 2019 Tuesday: In Myanmar, at least 52 jade miners die in a mudslide.  Meanwhile, in Malawi, the World Health Organization begins inoculating young people with the world’s first malaria vaccine.  The vaccine provides only partial protection against the killer tropical disease but any protection is better than NO protection.  Elsewhere, ISIS figuratively thumps its chest and takes credit for the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka this past weekend.  Time to irradiate these murderous thugs.  
  71. 2020 Thursday:  The COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis, communist China’s ‘gift to the world’ continues taking lives, destroying economies, and being an over all pain in the ass for the entire planet.  Total confirmed cases for the globe sit at 2,699,338, confirmed deaths at 188,437, but confirmed recoveries sit at 737,735.  In the United States, there are 886,529 confirmed cases what with 50,162 confirmed deaths but 81,792 confirmed recoveries.  China continues claiming the same numbers what with 88,423 confirmed cases, 4,632 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  What a bunch of lying scum.  After the United States, the next nation with the most cases is Spain, then Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Turkey, and then communist China.  Meanwhile, the worst news for the United States is that another 4.4 million Americans are unemployed bringing the total number of unemployed Americans to 26 million.  This shocking statistic shows that every single job gained since 2008 is NOW GONE.  Time to exact a heavy price from the PRC by returning to a Two-China Policy recognizing Taiwan- aka Free or Nationalist China- as an equal nation if not the rightful owner of the mainland. 
  72. 2021 Friday: Stick around and find out the truth with us just as we do…

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Once again, archivists for UFO combined several shows together for an enticing offering for the fans: “Impact Live” (August 14, 2017).  Two of the shows come from the 1990s featuring a lineup of Phil Mogg (vocals), Michael Schenker (guitars), Pete Way (bass), Paul Raymond (keyboards/rhythm guitar), and Simon Wright (drums).  The other show comes from the 1970s and features Phil Mogg (vocals), Michael Schenker (guitars), Pete Way (bass), Paul Raymond (keyboards/rhythm guitar), and Andy Parker (drums).  While some may debate the energy showcased here, others are excited to have more access to more shows featuring one of the all-time great veteran bands coming to us from the late 1960s.  We believe there is NOTHING available today that can compare with this exciting band so why not check it out for yourselves and consider adding it to your collection- we think you will be glad you did.

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[i] We look forward to doing the music of Roy Orbison and other old rockers sometime in the next decade.  Please, stay tuned for further information.

[ii] 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 “Wings Over America” album appeared on Saturday, 07-January-2017.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[iii] See previous.

[iv] At some point when we return to presenting the music of American bands, we will promote that of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as well as of Tom Petty himself.  We hope you will await word as to when we do.  We thank you.

[v] Not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Bob Dylan but one day, we sure heck we do.  Stay tuned.

[vi] We look forward to promoting the music of the Electric Light Orchestra/the Move, Roy Wood, and Wizzard..  They are among the amazing British rock bands of the 1970s and deserve to be acknowledged as such.

[vii] We expect to do the music of Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, Ian Anderson, and Paris sometime in the next 5-6 years.  We hope you will still be with us.

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

[ix] Not sure when we will offer the music of Def Leppard but we hope to do it sometime within the next decade.  Please, keep posted for further information.

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

[xi] We presented the music of the Flying Burrito Brothers beginning Sunday, 23-February-2014 and concluded our presentation on Thursday, 06-March-2014.

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