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YY. 2019 Monday: In the state of Para in Brazil, a gang war between two rival gangs explodes at the Altamira Prison what with 58 slain, including 16 beheaded among that horrifying number. Eventually, prison guards retake the prison but the violence is absolutely horrendous.

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Il Duce Benito Mussolini; “Help!” by the Beatles; Bob Dylan, the Byrds, the Grateful Dead featuring Jerry Garcia, Led Zeppelin, the Mamas & the Papas featuring Cass Elliott, Rush featuring Geddy Lee, and Thin Lizzy featuring John Sykes:

  1. 1030: The patron saint of Norway, King Olaf II, lost his life amid battle.
  2. 1588: The English attacked the vaunted Spanish Armada in the Battle of Gravelines, resulting in a British victory. Not only did the British sink numerous ships, they scattered the rest into a major storm inflicting still more losses on the Spanish fleet.
  3. 1715: A major hurricane sinks 10 Spanish treasure-laden galleons off the coast of Florida.
  4. 1754: The first international boxing match occurred on this date. Englishman John Slack won the 25-minute bout when he knocked out Frenchman Jean Petit.
  5. 1773: The citizens of Schoenbrunn, Ohio, built the first schoolhouse located west of the Allegheny Mountains on this date.
  6. 1786: The Pittsburgh Gazette becomes the first newspaper west of the Alleghenies to hit publication. The owners of the paper later changed the name to “The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.”
  7. 1858: A major treaty granting trade and inhabitation to Americans anywhere within their country, the representatives of Japan and the United States sign on this date.
  8. 1874: Major Walton Copton Winfield received a U.S. patent for his lawn tennis court on this date.
  9. 1883: In Predappio, Italy, future Fascist dictator of Italy, Il Duce Benito Mussolini, is born.
  10. 1890: Artist Vincent van Gogh, 37, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Avers-sur-Oise, France.
  11. 1900: An anarchist assassinates Italian King Humbert I on this date; his son, Victor Emanuel III succeeded him.
  12. 1914: The first transcontinental telephone service undergoes inauguration when two people hold a conversation between New York and San Francisco. Elsewhere, Massachusetts’ Cape Cod Canal, offering a shortcut across the base of the peninsula, officially opened to shipping traffic on this date.
  13. 1921: Adolf Hitler became the leader or ‘fuehrer’ of the National Socialist German Workers Party on this date.
  14. 1940: John Sigmund of St. Louis completed a 292-mile swim down the Mississippi River on this date. The swim from St. Louis to Caruthersville, Missouri, took him 89 hours and 48 minutes.
  15. 1944: During World War II, the Allied Air Forces bomb Nazi Germany for six straight hours, causing numerous deaths and horrendous damage.
  16. 1945: After delivering the atomic bomb to U.S. Air Forces in the Pacific, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine and sunk somewhere in the Pacific Ocean.
  17. 1948: Britain’s King George VI opened the Olympic Games in London.
  18. 1949: BBC Radio in Great Britain begins broadcasting.
  19. 1950: Pee Wee Reese hits the 3,000th Dodgers home run. Meanwhile, Walt Disney’s adaptation of “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson hit movie theaters on this date.
  20. 1953: In North York, Ontario, Canada, future member of Rush- Geddy Lee (bass- keyboards- vocals)- is born.
  21. 1957: The United Nations forms the International Atomic Energy Agency on this date. Meanwhile, heavyweight boxer Floyd Patterson scores a TKO in the 10th round over Tommy Jackson to win the title.  Finally, Jack Paar begins hosting the “Tonight” show on NBC.
  22. 1958: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, creating NASA.
  23. 1959: Future member of the Irish-Anglo-American hard rock band, Thin Lizzy[i], John Sykes (guitars 1982-1983), is born in Reading, Berkshire, UK, on this date.
  24. 1965: The Beatles[ii] movie, “Help!” premieres in London with Queen Elizabeth in attendance.
  25. 1966: Near Woodstock, New York, folk singer Bob Dylan[iii] suffers major injuries in a motorcycle accident.
  26. 1967: An accidental rocket launch aboard the supercarrier USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin resulted in a fire and explosions that killed 134 service personnel. Among the survivors was future Arizona senator John McCain, a U.S. Navy lieutenant-commander who narrowly escaped with his life.
  27. 1968: Due to the apartheid policies of South Africa, Gram Parsons refuses to accompany the Byrds[iv] on tour to that country leaving the band as a three-piece of Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman, and Michael Clarke. Meanwhile, Pope Paul VI reaffirms the Roman Catholic Church’s stance against artificial methods of birth control.
  28. 1973 Sunday: $180,000 in Led Zeppelin[v] concert receipts disappears from the vault of the New York Hilton Hotel.
  29. 1974 Monday: “Mama” Cass Elliott—formerly of the Mamas and the Papas[vi]—died from heart failure on this date and not from choking on a ham sandwich as Hollywood trash reporters widely publicized.
  30. 1975 Tuesday: President Gerald R. Ford becomes the first U.S. President to visit the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz located in Poland.  Meanwhile, the Organization of American States (OAS) votes to lift sanctions against Cuba.  The U.S. government welcomed the action and announced its intention to open serious discussions with the communist nation on normalization of relations between the two nations.
  31. 1980 Tuesday: A state funeral took place in Cairo for the deposed Shah of Iran, who had died two days earlier at age 60.
  32. 1981 Wednesday: Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and divorced in 1996 after proof of Charles’ infidelity became known around the world.
  33. 1983 Friday: Los Angeles Dodger Steve Garvey ends his streak of 1,207 consecutive games.
  34. 1987 Wednesday: Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream agrees on the new flavor of “Cherry-Garcia” with the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia[vii].
  35. 1988 Friday: The last Playboy Club in the United States closes in Lansing, Michigan.
  36. 1993 Thursday: The Israeli Supreme Court acquitted retired Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk of being Nazi death camp guard “Ivan the Terrible.” The court tossed his death sentence and set him free.
  37. 1994 Friday: Abortion opponent Paul Hill shot and killed Dr. John Bayard Britton and his bodyguard, James H. Barrett, outside the Ladies Center clinic in south Florida. Hill met his end at the hands of the executioner in September 2003.
  38. 1997 Tuesday: Forty years after mercury-contaminated food fish caused deaths and birth defects, Japan declared Minamata Bay free of the substance. Elsewhere, members of Congress from both parties embraced compromise legislation designed to balance the budget while cutting taxes.
  39. 1998 Wednesday: The United Auto Workers union ended a 54-day strike against General Motors. The result of the strike is that GM lost $2.8 billion in revenue.
  40. 2004 Thursday: Incredibly stupid Senator John F. Kerry, D-Massachusetts, accepted the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination at the party’s Boston convention with a military salute and the declaration, “I’m John Kerry and I’m reporting for duty.” It is good to note that he skated through a short-lived military career in the Brown Water Navy during the Vietnam War and then came home and became the biggest anti-war protester going so far as to throw the medals of someone else over the fence surrounding the White House.
  41. 2005 Friday: Astronomers announced the discovery of a planetary body larger than Pluto in orbit around the sun; the dwarf planet initially nicknamed Xena received the official designation Eris.
  42. 2006 Saturday: The U.S. command announced it was sending 3,700 troops to Baghdad to try to quell sectarian violence sweeping the Iraqi capital.
  43. 2008 Tuesday: The federal government indicted Alaska Senator Ted Stevens on seven felony counts of concealing more than a quarter million dollars in house renovations and gifts from a powerful oil contractor. However, after being railroaded out of office, a jury later found the long-time Republican guilty of lying on financial disclosure forms, but a judge subsequently dismissed the case saying prosecutors had withheld evidence.
  44. 2011 Friday: The U.S. House of Representatives votes to once again, increase the debt ceiling; however, the U.S. Senate rejects it outright.
  45. 2013 Monday: Signs of deteriorating economic security are suggested by an Associated Press survey stating that four out of five adults living in the United States struggle with joblessness, near-poverty, or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives. Meanwhile, in Cannes, France, the largest jewelry heist in recent memory takes place at the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel’s diamond show with thieves making off with 103 million Euros worth of precious gems and metals. Elsewhere, 44 people at least die and hundreds more are injured as ISIS carries out a wave of car bombings across the country.  In Dera Ismal Khan, Pakistan, the Taliban conducts a prison break freeing at least 300 dedicated jihadis who flee to the hills.  KILL THEM!
  46. 2014 Tuesday: In Sierra Leone during the Ebola virus crisis, Dr. Sheik Umar Khan succumbs to the disease himself, the principal physician battling against it. Meanwhile, in Palestinian-controlled Gaza Strip, the authorities claim that 100 of their citizens were killed in Israeli airstrikes.  IF Palestinians were killed, it’s because they were acting the fool- like usual.  In the wake of this, France announces it will send 8-million euros in aid to the Gaza.  Good for them, virtue-signaling is always good.
  47. 2015 Wednesday: In the Indian Ocean off the coast of France’s Reunion Island, searchers find debris from a Boeing 777, which officials believe to be from the missing Malaysia Air Lines Flight 370. The plane disappeared over a year ago.
  48. 2016 Friday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Rodham Clinton becomes the first woman to accept the presidential nomination of a major political party. Needless to say, her fellow Democrats fall into a celebratory swoon and sex workers around the city see the numbers of their patrons spike.  Virginia Senator Tim Kaine becomes her running mate.  What a pair of losers.
  49. 2017 Saturday: U.S. and South Korean forces conducted joint live-fire exercises in response to North Korea’s second launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile; experts said the North Korean launch showed that a large portion of the United States was now within the range of Kim Jong Un’s arsenal of missiles.
  50. 2018 Sunday: Students in Dhaka, Bangladesh, launch protests around the nation demanding safer roadways. In a country as poor as this one, they are incapable of doing the necessary infrastructure work to make their nation safe.
  51. 2019 Monday: In the state of Para in Brazil, a gang war between two rival gangs explodes at the Altamira Prison what with 58 slain, including 16 beheaded among that horrifying number. Eventually, prison guards retake the prison but the violence is absolutely horrendous.
  52. 2020 Wednesday: In the Lone Star State, President Donald J. Trump signed some executive orders allowing for the building of pipelines and accompanying infrastructure.  Meanwhile, the House Judiciary Committee grilled the CEOs of Google (a POS), Facebook, Apple, and Amazon.com over unfair practices when it comes to promoting all-things liberal and trashing all-things conservative.  We can attest to Google destroying our two blogs all because Sundar Pichai is little more than a piece of frothy scum floating atop an exposed septic tank.  Go get them, Republicans, go get this scum…  Finally, speculation abounds as people continue pondering whether “Pro-China Joe” Biden will choose Sen. Kamala Harris (please, take her, get her the hell out of California), former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, or California Congresswoman Karen Bass.  We shall see.  Our money’s on Elizabeth Warren, a ‘true woman of color’ (LOL!).
  53. 2020 Wednesday A: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 16,845,602 confirmed cases, UP by 240,535 cases, 662,577 confirmed deaths, UP by 5,240 deaths, and 9,836,182 confirmed recoveries, UP by 191,795 recoveries. Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,491,773 confirmed cases, UP by 65,492 new cases, 152,624 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,250 new deaths, and 2,204,332 confirmed recoveries, UP by 53,113 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).
  54. 2020 Wednesday B: 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: 475,503 confirmed cases, 8,715 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,865 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,215 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 54,205 confirmed cases, 1,548 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, New Jersey: 180,776 confirmed number of cases, 15,798 confirmed number of deaths, and like other Blue States, NO number of confirmed recoveries.  What’s up, Governor Phil Murphy?  Acting like your typical Blue State governor and concealing the truth?  Nothing to say?  Let gym owners out of jail.
  55. 2020 Wednesday C: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,539.57, UP 160.29 points (0.61%). Next, the NASDAQ: 10,542.94, UP 140.85 points (1.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,258.44, UP 40.00 points (1.24%).  The price of GOLD is $1,961.60 per troy oz., +8.20 (+0.42%) while the price of SILVER is $24.36 per troy ounce, +0.034 (+0.14%).  The price of PLATINUM is $957.90 per troy oz, -0.60 (-0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $2.93 per pound, +0.0105 (+0.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.29 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.05%).
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FOOTNOTES:

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

[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 album, “Help!” appeared on Tuesday, 15-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

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

[iv] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Sadly, we were shortsighted at the time that we did not present the various members’ solo projects but one day, we hope to rectify that error.

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

[vi] At some point, we will do the music of the Mamas and the Papas the same time we do the music of Sonny & Cher.  We hope you will continue awaiting that celebrated day.

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

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Q. 1917: The Bolshevik Revolution (Russian Revolution) breaks out in earnest. Meanwhile, thanks to the Zimmerman telegram, the American people learn of the possibility of Mexico coming to the aid of Germany during World War I. The Kaiser promised the Mexican government that if they joined the Central Powers, he would reward them with ALL territories lost to the United States during the Mexican American War 1846-1848. (and YOU think Mexico is our friend)

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U.S. Secretary of War William H. Crawford; “Help” by the Beatles, George Thorogood and the Destroyers featuring George Thorogood, Joe Cocker Band featuring Neil Hubbard, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Nicky Hopkins, and the Steve Miller Band featuring Lonnie Turner:

  1. 303 A.D.: The Senate issues the first official edict for the persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire.
  2. 1510: Pope Julius II excommunicates the Republic of Venice.
  3. 1538: King Ferdinand of Austria and King Janos Zapolyai of Hungary sign the Peace of Grosswardein uniting the two kingdoms in friendship.
  4. 1582: Pope Gregory XIII issued a papal bull, or edict, ordering his calendar reforms. The calendar we use today is the Gregorian calendar, the one he created.
  5. 1772: In Amherst County, Va., future 9thS. Secretary of War William H. Crawford is born. He would serve under President James Madison from 08-01-1815 to 10-22-1816 and then became secretary of the Treasury.
  6. 1803: In its Marbury v. Madison decision, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) established judicial review of the constitutionality of statutes.
  7. 1821: Mexican rebels proclaimed the “Plan de Iguala,” their declaration of independence from Spain.
  8. 1836: 3,000 Mexicans besiege the 182 defenders of the Alamo and would do so for the next 13 days.
  9. 1857: The first shipment of perforated postage stamps arrived at the federal government’s receiving center.
  10. 1863: The United States organized Arizona as a territory on today’s date.
  11. 1866: In Washington, DC, an American flag made entirely of American bunting went on display for the first time in American history.
  12. 1868: The U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Andrew Johnson following his attempted dismissal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; the Senate later acquitted Johnson.
  13. 1895: The Cuban War of Independence against Spain begins on this date.
  14. 1900: New York City Mayor Van Wyck signed the contract to commence work on New York’s first rapid transit tunnel. The tunnel would link Manhattan and Brooklyn with the groundbreaking ceremony set for March 24, 1900.
  15. 1903: The Cuban government leased Guantanamo Bay to the United States for use as a naval base.
  16. 1912: The American Jewish Women’s Organization of the “Hadassah” underwent founding in New York City.
  17. 1917: The Bolshevik Revolution (Russian Revolution) breaks out in earnest. Meanwhile, thanks to the Zimmerman telegram, the American people learn of the possibility of Mexico coming to the aid of Germany during World War I.  The Kaiser promised the Mexican government that if they joined the Central Powers, he would reward them with ALL territories lost to the United States during the Mexican-American War 1846-1848.
  18. 1918: The Baltic state of Estonia declares its independence from Russia.
  19. 1920: The German Workers Party, which later became the Nazi Party, met in Munich to adopt its platform for the upcoming elections.
  20. 1933: The League of Nations orders Japan to leave Manchuria.
  21. 1938: The first nylon bristle toothbrush, manufactured by DuPont under the name “Dr. West’s Miracle Toothbrush,” went on sale and replaced earlier toothbrushes that manufacturers made from animal hair.
  22. 1942: During World War II, a Soviet submarine torpedoed the SS Struma, a charter ship attempting to carry Jewish refugees from Romania to Palestine. All but one of the 769 refugees on board perished.  Elsewhere, the Voice of America (VOA) aired for the first time.
  23. 1944: Nicky Hopkins, famed keyboardist who played with all the English bands as well as some of the San Francisco bands such as the Quicksilver Messenger Service[i], during the 1960’s and into the 1990’s, was born on this date.
  24. 1945: During World War II, U.S. soldiers liberated the Philippine capital of Manila.
  25. 1946: Juan Peron[ii] won election as the next president of Argentina on this date.
  26. 1947: Future bassist with the Steve Miller Band[iii]—Lonnie Turner—is born on this date.
  27. 1948: Future rock-and-roll guitarist, Neil Hubbard, who played with Joe Cocker[iv] among others, is born on this date.
  28. 1950: Future rock guitar phenom—George Thorogood[v]—is born in the USA on this date.
  29. 1956: The city of Cleveland invoked a 1931 law that barred people under the age of 18 from dancing in public without an adult guardian present.
  30. 1961: The Federal Communications Commission authorized the nation’s first full-scale trial of pay television in Hartford, Connecticut.
  31. 1965: The Beatles[vi] begin filming “Help” in the Bahamas.
  32. 1968: U.S. troops retake the Vietnamese city of Hue during the Tet Offensive.
  33. 1971: Algeria nationalizes French oil companies in its country.
  34. 1977: President Jimmy Carter informs the world that it will consider human rights when it comes to doling out foreign aid[vii].
  35. 1980: The U.S. Olympic hockey team defeats Finland, 4-2, to win the gold medal.
  36. 1981: Buckingham Palace announced the engagement of Britain’s Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer.
  37. 1983: A congressional commission released a report condemning the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II as a “grave injustice.” Serious scholars must note, however, that a Democratic President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, is the one who pushed for it and then authorized it.  Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 1,100 for the first time.
  38. 1984: The Iraqi air force resumes its attacks on Iran during the Iran-Iraq War.
  39. 1987: Astronomers discovered an exploding supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy.
  40. 1988: In a ruling that expanded legal protections for parody and satire, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) unanimously overturned a $150,000 award that the Reverend Jerry Falwell had won against Hustler magazine and its publisher, Larry Flynt.
  41. 1989: Iran’s Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers $1-3 million bounty on the head of author Salman Rushdie, the author of “Satanic Verses.” Elsewhere, a United Airlines 747 jet rips open in flight, killing nine people.  The flight was from Honolulu to New Zealand.
  42. 1991: U.S. and allies begin a ground assault on Iraqi troops in Kuwait and Iraq during the Gulf War.
  43. 1996: Cuba downed two small American planes operated by the group Brothers to the Rescue that it claimed were violating Cuban airspace; all four pilots died in the unprovoked attack.
  44. 1998: The Queen of England knights Elton John.
  45. 2002: The XIX Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City/Quebec City begin.
  46. 2007: The Virginia General Assembly passed a resolution expressing “profound regret” for the state’s role in slavery.
  47. 2008: Fidel Castro resigns as president of Cuba; his brother, Raul, wins a unanimous election to succeed him.
  48. 2011: In Libya, anti-Gadhafi forces take control of Zuara, a town to the west of the capital city, Tripoli. Meanwhile, in Yemen, President Ali Abdullah Saleh orders the police to protect protesters.
  49. 2012: The IAEA reports that Iran has been hard at work expanding its nuclear capabilities.
  50. 2013: In Los Angeles, California, the 85th Academy Awards takes place with “Argo” winning best picture, Ang Lee, best director, Daniel Day-Lewis, best actor, and Jennifer Lawrence, best actress. Meanwhile, in Cuba, Raul Castro wins reelection to a second term as the president (dictator) of Communist Cuba.
  51. 2014: Representative John Dingell[viii], an 87-year-old Democrat congressman who has been in office for 29 terms, announces he will retire at the end of his current term. The reason he gives is that although his health is ‘fine,’ he can no longer do his job effectively because of the ‘hostile climate’ in the U.S. House of Representatives.  Oh, boohoo, congressman, when the Democrats were screwing the GOP you could care less.  What a schmuck.  Elsewhere, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed an anti-gay bill that punished gay sex with up to life in prison.  Meanwhile, writer-director-actor Harold Ramis, 69, died in Glencoe, Illinois.
  52. 2015: According to Brainy History, S. President Barack Obama[ix] vetoes the Keystone XL Pipeline project, which would extend the existing Keystone pipeline and connect Canadian oil directly to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries; environmentalist nuts claim the pipeline extension will add to climate change.
  53.  2016: In Nimes, France, workers uncover the oldest Muslim burial site, dated to the 8th century.
  54. 2017: A U.S. government health official as well as pioneer in nursing, Faye Glenn Abdellah dies at age 97.
  55. 2018: The U.N. Security Council unanimously demanded a 30-day cease-fire across Syria to deliver humanitarian aid and evacuate the wounded, as the death toll reached 500 from a Syrian bombing campaign in the rebel-held suburbs of Damascus. Unfortunately, the cease-fire failed to take hold.  Elsewhere, the body of the Rev. Billy Graham arrived at the library bearing his name in Charlotte, N.C., where he would lie in repose for two days.  Meanwhile, at the Winter Olympics in South Korea, American men won the gold medal in curling in a decisive upset of Sweden; it was only the second curling medal in U.S. history.  (Editor’s note: curling is a bullshit sport).
  56. 2019: In Golaghat District in north-eastern India, toxic bootleg liquor is credited with at least 155 deaths and another 200 being treated in local hospitals. Stop drinking the moonshine, people.

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[ii] Juan Peron’s wife, Eva Peron, is the woman who that dingbat from the Bronx, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez models her loser self after which is why we have bestowed upon her the name, “Baby Evita.”

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

[iv] We definitely look forward to presenting the music of Joe Cocker, the famed British ex-bricklayer who blew the minds of the world at the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Festival.  Please stay tuned for further developments.

[v] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of George Thorogood but when we do you will be the first to know.

[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 album, “Help!” appeared on Tuesday, 15-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[vii] In 2020, Democrats are whining that Donald Trump wanted a quid pro quo from Ukraine to get U.S. military aid.  Yet here, we have a prime example as to WHY and HOW foreign aid is doled out by countries around the world.  President Jimmy Carter said that ‘he would consider human rights abuses before doling out American aid to countries around the world.  Quid pro quo?  You had better flipping believe it and a damned good one in our view so Democrats, stop with the f**king sniveling, enough is enough already.

[viii] In 2019, the question is, “Is the late John Dingell looking UP or is he looking DOWN?

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

 

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Just the Facts: we must thank our lucky stars that Jussie Smollett was unclear about camera angles in his staged beating as well as did not stage it at the height of a hot, humid summer

Can you imagine the mayhem and the violence that would have spiraled rapidly out of control if the actor’s faux beating was on an endless tape loop and it was a boiling hot August? Riots would have engulfed Chicago, they would have exploded in every other major and mid-level city as angry blacks and miffed gays would be out in the streets, seeking vengeance. It would have been extremely ugly and possibly deadly.

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Jussie Smollett now must pay the price for making up a Hate Crime

Delano, CA, 02-24-2019 Sunday:  Well, the Jussie Smollett tragedy is just that…a tragedy for—HIM.  This past Thursday, a day after I authored my post at the secondary blog regarding this made-for-television farce, the Chicago cops held a news conference and laid out everything we basically already knew: that Little Jussie manufactured his very own ‘beating,’ one that took place on a snowy morning after 2:00 a.m. in Chi-Town.

That he thought he could get away with the crime is ludicrous as that city like most other cities across the nation is rife with cameras in every nook, crack, and cranny.  It was only a matter of time before the cops painstakingly traced the movements of the two men captured on them, both forward and backward to the point they identified them, picked them up, and then sweated them for 47 hours.

We should consider ourselves extremely lucky that Smollett did not write a convincing script, that he did not spend time working out various street camera angles so that when his two hired dupes accosted him on the street, it would be forever frozen in our memories like the Rodney King ass-whooping of two decades-plus ago.

We, like most everyone else, remained relatively mum on this story because it just did not ‘feel right.’  We expected another shoe to drop and while not knowing exactly what it was going to be, we knew it would be oncoming at some point if we just awaited it patiently.

Smollett has done himself a major disservice because instead of his fellow conspirators biting the bullet and going down for him, they flipped on him and now the young actor is in a heap of trouble, especially if the FBI decides to prosecute him on mail fraud.  Remember this episode began with him mailing himself a letter to where he works, one with threatening, vile language and containing ground-up aspirin so he could cry, blubber, and snivel.

Only, Fox TV did not pay it any attention.  I am sure they receive all manner of mail, both pro and con of the show, so what more could they do other than to set it aside and hand it over to the cops?  Only, they did not hand it over to the cops and so Jussie was twice as upset as he would have been had the network and the show circled the wagons around him.

Since for some, inexplicable reason the network did NOT react, Jussie had to up the ante, which he did, hoping for what he said would be the end result of the network giving him a larger salary (?) instead of possibly writing him out of the show, “Empire.”  Sadly for him, his script-writing abilities are not that good.

I guess we should thank our lucky stars that the actor failed in lining up his ‘assault’ with the camera view that would give him lifelong notoriety as even when proven false of him, a gay black actor suffering at the hands of ‘detestable Trumpkins’ but also that he elected NOT to do it at the height of summer.

Can you imagine the mayhem and the violence that would have spiraled rapidly out of control if the actor’s faux beating was on an endless tape loop and it was a boiling hot August?  Riots would have engulfed Chicago, they would have exploded in every other major and mid-level city as angry blacks and miffed gays would be out in the streets, seeking vengeance.  It would have been extremely ugly and possibly deadly.

In most every other race riot, people lose their lives on both sides of the line.  Angry blacks will go to great lengths to make sure the American people register their rage at being treated unjustly and some among them end up losing their lives just as white people in the wrong place at the wrong time suffer beatings and possibly life-threatening injuries, if not death.

When the truth of the matter comes out, we cannot hit the ‘redo’ button on the keyboard and bring back people who are dead, repair their grievous injuries, and get them out of jail if they have done something that put them there.  Likewise, we cannot plaster over the smoldering hostility as there will always be those who do not believe the truth when it punches them smack-dab in their faces.

Add to that the humongous amount of property damage, whether it be burned and looted stores, cars set ablaze, attacks on local infrastructure and the like and events such as these cost hundreds of millions of dollars.  All for what?

The bad thing about what Mr. Smollett did is that he sought to perpetrate a HATE CRIME on Trump voters in general and the president in particular.  Jussie has drunk of the poisoned Kool-Aid.  He said his attackers beat him, poured bleach on him, put a noose around his neck, and told him, “THIS IS MAGA COUNTRY (BITCH- I added the last part as it seems to fit the narrative) and that HE HAS NO PLACE IN IT.”

Until he told a friendly news person he suffered at the hands of Trumpkins because ‘I’m hard on 45,’ no one I know knew he said stuff about Trump.  So what?  Millions of other people do, too, all because they have been given a false narrative via the fake news purveyors.

In the end, no one knows what is going to befall Jussie Smollett.  What I do know is that after a couple of seasons of watching Empire, my wife and I gave it up because it was all too predictable: one character after another being played by their manipulated father/boyfriend/husband/ex-husband that one could more or less predict the outcome of any given season.

I would hope Little Jussie spend some time in the Cook County Jail just as he should in federal prison.  We cannot reward these crimes nor can we give him a pass simply because he is a gay black actor.  I hope the judge throws the book at this punk as the problems he MIGHT have caused had he been successful, would be with us for decades to come.

See you next time.  God bless and lot’s of love.  I will be back sometime most likely in August.

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  1. 303 A.D.: The Senate issues the first official edict for the persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire.
  2. 1510: Pope Julius II excommunicates the Republic of Venice.
  3. 1538: King Ferdinand of Austria and King Janos Zapolyai of Hungary sign the Peace of Grosswardein uniting the two kingdoms in friendship.
  4. 1582: Pope Gregory XIII issued a papal bull, or edict, ordering his calendar reforms. The calendar we use today is the Gregorian calendar, the one he created.
  5. 1803: In its Marbury v. Madison decision, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) established judicial review of the constitutionality of statutes.
  6. 1821: Mexican rebels proclaimed the “Plan de Iguala,” their declaration of independence from Spain.
  7. 1836: 3,000 Mexicans besiege the 182 defenders of the Alamo and would do so for the next 13 days.
  8. 1857: The first shipment of perforated postage stamps arrived at the federal government’s receiving center.
  9. 1863: The United States organized Arizona as a territory on today’s date.
  10. 1866: In Washington, DC, an American flag made entirely of American bunting went on display for the first time in American history.
  11. 1868: The U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Andrew Johnson following his attempted dismissal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; the Senate later acquitted Johnson.
  12. 1895: The Cuban War of Independence against Spain begins on this date.
  13. 1900: New York City Mayor Van Wyck signed the contract to commence work on New York’s first rapid transit tunnel. The tunnel would link Manhattan and Brooklyn with the groundbreaking ceremony set for March 24, 1900.
  14. 1903: The Cuban government leased Guantanamo Bay to the United States for use as a naval base.
  15. 1912: The American Jewish Women’s Organization of the “Hadassah” underwent founding in New York City.
  16. 1917: The Bolshevik Revolution (Russian Revolution) breaks out in earnest. Meanwhile, thanks to the Zimmerman telegram, the American people learn of the possibility of Mexico coming to the aid of Germany during World War I.  The Kaiser promised the Mexican government that if they joined the Central Powers, he would reward them with ALL territories lost to the United States during the Mexican-American War 1846-1848. 
  17. 1918: The Baltic state of Estonia declares its independence from Russia.
  18. 1920: The German Workers Party, which later became the Nazi Party, met in Munich to adopt its platform for the upcoming elections.
  19. 1933: The League of Nations orders Japan to leave Manchuria.
  20. 1938: The first nylon bristle toothbrush, manufactured by DuPont under the name “Dr. West’s Miracle Toothbrush,” went on sale and replaced earlier toothbrushes that manufacturers made from animal hair.
  21. 1942: During World War II, a Soviet submarine torpedoed the SS Struma, a charter ship attempting to carry Jewish refugees from Romania to Palestine. All but one of the 769 refugees on board perished.  Elsewhere, the Voice of America (VOA) aired for the first time.
  22. 1944: Nicky Hopkins, famed keyboardist who played with all the English bands as well as some of the San Francisco bands such as the Quicksilver Messenger Service, during the 1960’s and into the 1990’s, was born on this date.
  23. 1945: During World War II, U.S. soldiers liberated the Philippine capital of Manila.
  24. 1946: Juan Peron won election as the next president of Argentina on this date.
  25. 1947: Future bassist with the Steve Miller Band—Lonnie Turner—is born on this date.
  26. 1948: Future rock-and-roll guitarist, Neil Hubbard, who played with Joe Cocker among others, is born on this date.
  27. 1950: Future rock guitar phenom—George Thorogood—is born in the USA on this date.
  28. 1956: The city of Cleveland invoked a 1931 law that barred people under the age of 18 from dancing in public without an adult guardian present.
  29. 1961: The Federal Communications Commission authorized the nation’s first full-scale trial of pay television in Hartford, Connecticut.
  30. 1965: The Beatles begin filming “Help” in the Bahamas.
  31. 1968: U.S. troops retake the Vietnamese city of Hue during the Tet Offensive.
  32. 1971: Algeria nationalizes French oil companies in its country.
  33. 1977: President Jimmy Carter informs the world that it will consider human rights when it comes to doling out foreign aid.
  34. 1980: The U.S. Olympic hockey team defeats Finland, 4-2, to win the gold medal.
  35. 1981: Buckingham Palace announced the engagement of Britain’s Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer. 
  36. 1983: A congressional commission released a report condemning the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II as a “grave injustice.” Serious scholars must note, however, that a Democratic President, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, is the one who pushed for it and then authorized it.  Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 1,100 for the first time.
  37. 1984: The Iraqi air force resumes its attacks on Iran during the Iran-Iraq War.
  38. 1987: Astronomers discovered an exploding supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy.
  39. 1988: In a ruling that expanded legal protections for parody and satire, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) unanimously overturned a $150,000 award that the Reverend Jerry Falwell had won against Hustler magazine and its publisher, Larry Flynt.
  40. 1989: Iran’s Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers $1-3 million bounty on the head of author Salman Rushdie, the author of “Satanic Verses.” Elsewhere, a United Airlines 747 jet rips open in flight, killing nine people.  The flight was from Honolulu to New Zealand.
  41. 1991: U.S. and allies begin a ground assault on Iraqi troops in Kuwait and Iraq during the Gulf War.
  42. 1998: The Queen of England knights Elton John.
  43. 2002: The XIX Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City/Quebec City begin.
  44. 2007: The Virginia General Assembly passed a resolution expressing “profound regret” for the state’s role in slavery.
  45. 2008: Fidel Castro resigns as president of Cuba; his brother, Raul, wins a unanimous election to succeed him.
  46. 2011: In Libya, anti-Gadhafi forces take control of Zuara, a town to the west of the capital city, Tripoli. Meanwhile, in Yemen, President Ali Abdullah Saleh orders the police to protect protesters.
  47. 2012: The IAEA reports that Iran has been hard at work expanding its nuclear capabilities.
  48. 2013: In Los Angeles, California, the 85th Academy Awards takes place with “Argo” winning best picture, Ang Lee, best director, Daniel Day-Lewis, best actor, and Jennifer Lawrence, best actress. Meanwhile, in Cuba, Raul Castro wins reelection to a second term as the president (dictator) of Communist Cuba.
  49. 2014: Representative John Dingell, an 87-year-old Democrat congressman who has been in office for 29 terms, announces he will retire at the end of his current term. The reason he gives is that although his health is ‘fine,’ he can no longer do his job effectively because of the ‘hostile climate’ in the U.S. House of Representatives.  Oh, boohoo, congressman, when the Democrats were screwing the GOP you could care less.  What a schmuck.
  50. 2015: According to Brainy History, S. President Barack Obama vetoes the Keystone XL Pipeline project, which would extend the existing Keystone pipeline and connect Canadian oil directly to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries; environmentalist nuts claim the pipeline extension will add to climate change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CHEF CHARLES “THE CHUCKSTER” SMITHENSTEIN’S BLOGPOSTS 2011-2019:

  1. 03-14-2011 M: “Educational Discourse—Writings Index, Part IV: Chef Smithenstein presents one of his All-Time Favorite Articles—Psychedelic Poster Art by Good Friend, Brian Carrick.”
  2. 04-16-2011 S: “Side Dish Seminar, Part II: Chef Charles returns for his Second Go-Round at the New AICP-END and presents the Second Installment of the Side Dish Seminar—Hickory Smoked Potatoes, a Southern Gem that ONLY I Know so come along and learn how to make it with me!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  3. 04-17-2011 Su: “Side Dish Seminar, Part III: Chef Charles presents another Stellar Side Dish Recipe, this one plucked from Northern Italy, a Dish So Delightful and Wonderful that it remains with one throughout their Entire Lifetime but First a Discussion about what is happening in the Middle East and in Barack Obama’s Mind” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  4. 04-18-2011 M: “Side Dish Seminar, Part IV: Chef Charles teaches the Readership how to make the Delightful Scalloped Potato Dish his Parents used in their Own Restaurant more than 50 Years Ago, something Few See much anymore as Many Chefs utilize Box Mixes and Illegal Aliens for Staff” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  5. 04-19-2011 T: “Side Dish Seminar, Part V: Chef Charles presents TWO Classic Side Dishes today, one being an Italian Rice Dish—Risotto Milanese—and the other, a Rutabaga Dish—Rutabagas O’Brien—Irish Cuisine at its absolute BEST!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  6. 04-20-2011 W: “Side Dish Seminar, Part VI: Chef Smithenstein shows the Readership HOW to make the Standard Au Jus Recipe—you use more than just a Packet with a Dry Mix in it, my Friends; if you don’t know how to make it in MY Restaurant, I will kick your Butt out my Back Door!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  7. 04-26-2011 T: “Miscellaneous Articles Index, Part XVIII: The Care and Feeding of a Chef’s Knives as defined and instructed by a Master Chef such as Chef Charles—this is an Important Topic so do not shy away from today’s Blog Post—thank you!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  8. 05-26-2011 Th: “Kitchen Nobility—the Saucier, Part X” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  9. 05-27-2011 F: “Kitchen Nobility—the Saucier, Part XI” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  10. 05-28-2011 S: “Kitchen Nobility—the Saucier, Part XII” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  11. 05-29-2011 Su: “Kitchen Nobility—the Saucier, Part XIII” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  12. 06-27-2011 M: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins Part XIX—Banana-Blueberry-Nut Muffins by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  13. 07-17-2011 Su: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins Part XXII—Multi-Bran, Banana, and Orange Muffins—Wonderfully Sweet and Nutritious to Boot” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  14. 10-03-2011 M: “Side Dish Seminar Part XIV—Bombay Rice—Indian Cuisine at its Apex” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  15. 10-04-2011 T: “Side Dish Seminar Part XV—Vermicelli Pilaf—a Tasty Combination of Rice and Pasta all in One Dish” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  16. 10-05-2011 W: “Side Dish Seminar Part XVI—Russian Palov—Eastern European Masterpiece” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  17. 10-06-2011 Th: “Side Dish Seminar Part XVII—Saffron Rice—the Most Expensive Rice Dish in the World—but worth it!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  18. 10-07-2011 F: “Side Dish Seminar Part XVIII—Cheese Potatoes—what could be Better than Hash Browned Potatoes mixed with Melted Cheese?” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  19. 10-08-2011 S: “Side Dish Seminar Part XIX—Polish-style Mashed Potatoes—so many tasty things you can do with Bacon Fat—don’t throw it out!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  20. 10-09-2011 Su: “Side Dish Seminar Part XX—Broccoli Normande—the Classiest Vegetable Dish—Ever!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  21. 03-12-2012 M: “Special Menu Index Part XXXVI—St. Patrick’s Day Menu, Part I—the Salad Chef Speaks—two Excellent Irish Salads: Colcannon and Irish Lamb Salad—Unbelievable” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  22. 03-13-2012 T: “Special Menu Index Part XXXVII—St. Patrick’s Day Menu, Part II—Soup Seminar—two Excellent Irish Soups: Corned Beef and Chicken Chowder and Irish Lamb Soup—two timeless Classics” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  23. 03-14-2012 W: “Special Menu Index Part XXXVIII—St. Patrick’s Day Menu, Part III—Famous Restaurant Recipes—two Excellent Irish Entrees: Corned Beef and Cabbage and Roast Leg of Lamb with Cinnamon-Rhubarb Sauce—two masterful Presentations” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  24. 03-15-2012 Th: “Special Menu Index Part XXXIX—St. Patrick’s Day Menu, Part IV—Side Dish Seminar—two Great Root Vegetable Recipes: Roasted New Potatoes and Buttered Red Potatoes and Rutabagas—perfect for your St. Paddy’s Day Menu” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  25. 03-16-2012 F: “Special Menu Index Part XL—St. Patrick’s Day Menu, Part V—Side Dish Seminar—two Vegetable Dishes with which to compliment your Dinner—Carrots and Parsnips and Turnips and Peas” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  26. 03-17-2012 S: “Special Menu Index Part XLI—St. Patrick’s Day Menu, Part VI—Classic Quickbreads and Muffins— “Irish Soda Bread” and Cranberry Scones—the Breads for your St. Patrick’s Day Feast” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  27. 03-18-2012 Su: “Special Menu Index Part XLII—St. Patrick’s Day Menu, Part VII—Fabulous Bakery Desserts—Irish Cream Cheesecake and Apple-Pear Shortbread—the Conclusion of your St. Patrick’s Day Feast” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  28. 08-20-2012 M: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins, Part XLVI—Chef Smithenstein picks up where Chef BC left off: Quick Lemon Bread in on the Menu for Today!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  29. 08-21-2012 T: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins, Part XLVII—Today’s Quick bread is Chef Smithenstein’s Personal Recipe for Quick Pumpkin Bread—indescribably Delicious!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  30. 08-22-2012 W: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins, Part XLVIII—Quick Whole-Wheat Strawberry Bread is on Today’s Menu!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  31. 08-23-2012 Th: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins, Part XLIX—Today’s Recipe Switches Culinary Gears—Glazed Yam Muffins are the Absolute Best!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  32. 08-24-2012 F: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins, Part L—Classic Bran Muffins are the Best of the Best!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  33. 08-25-2012 S: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins, Part LI—Delicious Spice Muffins are a Blast from America’s Old-Time Past!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  34. 08-26-2012 Su: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins, Part LII—Polynesian Bran Muffins—perfect for the Chuckster’s Birthday Celebration!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  35. 04-08-2013 M: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins, Part LXXXVII—Chef Smithenstein returns today and picks up where he left off last August 2012—More Exciting Quick bread and Muffin Recipes with today’s being Delicious Chili-Pepper-Cheese Savory Muffins!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  36. 04-09-2013 T: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins, Part LXXXVIII—Chef Smithenstein presents another Great Savory Muffin Recipe—Raisin-Rye Muffins—the Best you have ever seen!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  37. 04-10-2013 W: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins, Part LXXXIX—The Chef produces yet another Excellent Savory Muffin Recipe—Caraway-Onion-Rye Muffins—the Best you’ve ever seen!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  38. 04-11-2013 Th: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins, Part XC—today, the Chef moves into the Realm of Quickbreads by presenting the Readership his Recipe for Quick Carrot-Pineapple-Pecan Bread—the Best you’ve ever seen!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  39. 04-12-2013 F: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins, Part XCI—once again, the Chef produces another Indulgent Quick bread, Quick Cream Cheese Loaf—tastier than the Rest of the Competition combined!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  40. 04-13-2013 S: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins, Part XCII—the 92nd Installment of this Series features a Wonderful Quick bread Recipe: Quick Spice Bread—spicier than all the Rest!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  41. 04-14-2013 Su: “Classic Quickbreads and Muffins, Part XCIII—the Week ends with Chef Smithenstein going back to Muffins: Orange Muffins II, better than the Rest of the Chefs Combined!” by Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  42. 11-04-2013 M: “Famous Restaurant Recipes, Part LXII: after lamenting the Shutdown of the Federal Government and how it might affect the Republicans, the Chef attacks Obamacare and then shows us how to make a lovely Dungeness Crab-Stuffed Salmon!” by Chef Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  43. 11-05-2013 T: “Famous Restaurant Recipes, Part LXIII: Chef Smithenstein tells the Republicans HOW to Win the Elections of 2014 by ridding the Party of the Rightwing Nut Jobs, Talk Radio Boobs, and then shows us how to make Swordfish Provencale!” by Chef Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  44. 11-06-2013 W: “Famous Restaurant Recipes, Part LXIV: Chuck discusses how to rid the Republican Party of the Whacko Birds and then shows the Readership how to make Sauteed Catfish with Caper-Butter Sauce—Yummy!” by Chef Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  45. 11-07-2013 Th: “Famous Restaurant Recipes, Part LXV: the Chuckster continues to Attack the Tea Party, tells us how the Republicans will win next Year’s Elections and then shows the Blogosphere how to make Classic Steak Dianne—Wow!” by Chef Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  46. 11-08-2013 F: “Famous Restaurant Recipes, Part LXVI: after blasting the Tea Party and then telling us how we need to elect more Moderate Republicans, Chef Chuck shows us how to make the BEST Vegetarian Dish ever!” by Chef Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  47. 11-09-2013 S: “Famous Restaurant Recipes, Part LXVII: The Chuckster says the Democrats will be like ‘Br’er Rabbit and the Tar Baby’ when it comes to Obamacare then shows us how to make Red Snapper a la Florentina!” by Chef Charles “the Chuckster” Smithenstein.
  48. 11-10-2013 Su: “Famous Restaurant Recipes, Part LXVIII: Chef tells us what we have to do to Win Next Year’s Elections and the Election of 2016; then, he shows us how to make Wild Cherry Chicken!” by Chef C. Smithenstein.
  49. 03-03-2014 M: “Political Topics and Essays, Part Fifty: Chef Smith comes in with BOTH Barrels Blasting: at Talk Radio Goons like Jaz McKay and at the Tea-Bagging Idiots ruining the GOP; he then tells the Readership how to Beat BOTH Threats—Read On!” by Chef C. Smithenstein.
  50. 03-04-2014 T: “Political Topics and Essays, Part Fifty-two: Chef Chuck really crosses Swords with the Teabaggers who he sees as Enemy #1, the Main Threat, before taking on Threat #2—the Obama Administration!” by Chef C. Smithenstein.
  51. 03-05-2014 W: “Political Topics and Essays, Part Fifty-Two: What has happened to the America of Old, how can we permit the Obama Administration to continue gobbling up Power like a slut gobbles up Schlongs, at what Point do we reassert the Morality that has served the United States of America Well: the time to assert it is NOW!” by Chef C. Smithenstein.
  52. 03-06-2014 Th: “Political Topics and Essays, Part Fifty-Three: Chef Chuck goes after Illegal Alien-Loving Local Reporter, Jose Gaspar, calling him out on the Carpet and then launches into a Lengthy Tirade on Illegal Immigration and how we can stop it by getting them to Vote for the GOP!” by Chef C. Smithenstein.
  53. 03-07-2014 F: “Political Topics and Essays, Part Fifty-Four: Chef Smithenstein introduces the Sons of Champlin, then takes it to the Fanatics keeping Congress the do-nothing Congress that it is then stands up for the State of Arizona fighting to keep the Gays under Control—about time!” by Chef C. Smithenstein.
  54. 03-08-2014 S: “Political Topics and Essays, Part Fifty-Five: The Bathroom Bill and Arizona’s Capitulation to the Gay Mafia causes Chef Smithenstein to take it to the Homosexual Lobby in a Hot and Heavy Way—WE NEED TO STOP THESE PEOPLE NOW!” by Chef C. Smithenstein.
  55. 03-09-2014 Su: “Political Topics and Essays, Part Fifty-Six: Today, we look at all sorts of Democrat Party Hacks and how the Clintons need to watch out for the Masses of Opponents determined to take them out BEFORE the 2016 Presidential Election—it ain’t gonna be Hillary—I guarantee it!” by Chef C. Smithenstein.
  56. 10-06-2014 M: “Political Topics and Essays, Part Two-Hundred-and-Sixty-Seven: for the First Time in nearly Half-a-Year, Chef Charles comes in to pick up where he left off in March 2014—trying to save the Great State of California by going after the Democrats!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  57. 10-07-2014 T: “Political Topics and Essays, Part Two-Hundred-and-Sixty-Eight: Chef Charles shares his Concerns on the Spread of ISIS around the World and into the United States, too; maybe the Spread of the Ebola Virus will kill off some of the Terrorists, maybe it will kill us” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  58. 10-08-2014 W: “Political Topics and Essays, Part Two-Hundred-and-Sixty-Nine: Chef Charles questions the Sanity in allowing People to come to the United States who have been in EBOLA Country—is this Part of Obama’s ‘Fundamental Transformation’ of the USA?” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  59. 10-09-2014 Th: “Political Topics and Essays, Part Two-Hundred-and-Seventy: Chef Charles continues taking the Obama Administration to Task over NOT calling ‘Terrorism’ Terrorism as in the Oklahoma Beheading and MORE on the Ebola Crisis in the U.S.” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  60. 10-10-2014 F: “Political Topics and Essays, Part Two-Hundred-and-Seventy-one: Chef Charles discusses the Probability of California Jerry Brown running for the Democrat Party’s Presidential Nomination in 2016 and describes all the Damage he has done to the Golden State” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  61. 10-11-2014 S: “Political Topics and Essays, Part Two-Hundred-and-Seventy-Two: Chef Charles discusses a Difficult Topic, how to Dress and to Look if you want to go to Work for Me or for any other Five-Star Chef in the United States and NOT Mexico—leave the Tats, Piercings, and the Dirt at Home!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  62. 10-12-2014 Su: “Political Topics and Essays, Part Two-Hundred-and-Seventy-Three: Chef Charles closes the Week on a Serious Note: has the Obama Administration brought Ebola to the U.S. deliberately or because they are just plain Stupid—either way, it’s our demise” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  63. 03-02-2015 M: “Political Topics and Essays, Part CCCLII: we need Migrant Farmworkers in the United States but that does not mean that we have to make Citizens out of them no matter what Morons such as Luis Gutierrez and Jorge Ramos demand of us!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  64. 03-03-2015 T: “Political Topics and Essays, Part CCCLII: Chef Smithenstein picks up where he left off by discussing the Danger Wide Open Borders pose for the Nation and the growing Threat of Radical Islam in the Form of ISIS crossing them and hitting the Homeland” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  65. 03-04-2015 W: “Political Topics and Essays, Part CCCLIII: Chef Smithenstein admits that his Views on the Science of Global Warming have indeed changed; he believes it is nothing more than a Noxious Lie” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  66. 03-05-2015 Th: “Political Topics and Essays, Part CCCLIV: Chef Smithenstein discusses the President’s Veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline, what the GOP needs to do and the Danger of having a Vociferous Chief Executive remaining in DC after a New President takes Office—what can we do?” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  67. 03-06-2015 F: “Political Topics and Essays, Part CCCLV: Chef Charles shares and Open Letter of Sorts to the GOP Leadership in Washington, DC—You must act in the Here and Now, which means STOP BARACK OBAMA NOW—do NOT allow him to Open the Nation’s Borders to Illegal Aliens!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  68. 03-07-2015 S: “Political Topics and Essays, Part CCCLVI: Charles politely asks the Teabagger Patriots if they would get onboard with WHOEVER the Eventual 2016 GOP Presidential Candidate will be—even if it goes against their Values—to prevent another Four Years of the Obama Era from Continuing with another Whacko Liberal” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  69. 03-08-2015 Su: “Political Topics and Essays, Part CCCLVII: Charles ends the Week by agreeing with Rush Limbaugh’s “I hope he fails” Comment because now, the Feds are seeking to take away our Ammunition and make our Firearms Worthless—it is Time for the People to Stand up to Totalitarianism!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  70. 10-26-2015 M: “Political Topics and Essays, Part DLVIII: People change their Minds about Gun Ownership until some Thuggish, Junkie Punk puts a Round past their Head—WHY my Family and I own Guns” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  71. 10-27-2015 T: “Political Topics and Essays, Part DLIX: what we see taking Place over in Israel will soon be coming here—People running around Crazy attacking Innocent Americans with Meat Cleavers and Machetes—BUY GUNS NOW!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  72. 10-28-2015 W: “Political Topics and Essays, Part DLX: I like what Donald Trump says because Right Now, the Illegal Alien Invasion of the Nation threatens us more than any other Threat, which is WHY we need someone such as Him to save us!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  73. 10-29-2015 Th: “Political Topics and Essays, Part DLX: I like what Donald Trump says because Right Now, the Illegal Alien Invasion of the Nation threatens us more than any other Threat, which is WHY we need someone such as Him to save us!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  74. 10-30-2015 F: “Political Topics and Essays, Part DLXII: it appears that the Politics of the Past 45 Years has given us what we now see: Reality TV Star and Real Estate Mogul Donald Trump vs. the Crooked Hillary Clinton” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  75. 10-31-2015 S: “Political Topics and Essays, Part DLXIII: Let us talk about Halloween Today, how ‘Modern Times’ have transformed the Holiday from one that Kids could safely enjoy to one they now cannot—tragic!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  76. 11-01-2015 Su: “Political Topics and Essays, Part DLXIV: In July 2014, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi told us he was coming so WHY Has everyone gone Blind, Deaf, and Dumb when it comes to seeing what the Muslim ‘Refugees’ truly are: The Invasion Force” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.
  77. 06-13-2016 M: “Another Act of Islamic Terrorism on American Soil and President Obama cannot combine the Words ‘Islamic’ and ‘Terror;’ this is WHY Donald Trump is going to win in November because Americans are ANGRY” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part DCCLXIV
  78. 06-14-2016 T: “The LGBT Community needs to know who its TRUE Friends are Christians, while we may not agree with your Lifestyle Choices, we do not advocate your Murder as do Many of the Muslims the Obama Administration brings into the Country” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part DCCLXV
  79. 06-15-2016 W: “I urge the LGBT Community to cross the Political Divide and to join the GOP—we may not agree on EVERYTHING, but we care about you as Fellow Human Beings and do not put Militant Islamists ABOVE you” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part DCCLXVI
  80. 06-16-2016 Th: “If the GOP does not stand behind Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton wins the White House, the Scumbags deserve whatever they get—SHAME on them!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part DCCLXVII
  81. 06-17-2016 F: “While we do not know whether Mr. Obama is still a Muslim or not, I believe he is simply because of his inability to EVER call the Enemy we face what it is: Radical Islamist Terrorists!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part DCCLXVIII
  82. 06-18-2016 S: “Watching Obama and Joe Biden point the Finger at Responsible Gun Owners and the GOP in Orlando, Florida, on Thursday makes me Sick and then watching John McCain made me EVEN Sicker—HOW is this Possible?” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part DCCLXIX
  83. 06-19-2016 Su: “Democrats promote all sorts of Hypocrisy such as building Windmills for Energy, which kill Millions of Birds every Year to allowing Water to flow out to Sea even though they tell us the Sea Levels are rising” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part DCCLXX
  84. 11-21-2016 M: “President Obama, the American People cannot wait to see you leave Office and even though we know you won’t go away, we hope that Donald Trump will destroy your Legacy through being successful” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part CMXXIV
  85. 11-22-2016 T: “When Obama finally leaves Office, he will have but two ‘Accomplishments’—the First NON-White President and the First Communist President who destroyed HIS Party” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part CMXXV
  86. 11-23-2016 W: “The People of California pray that Donald Trump can rescue our State from the Kymer Rouge-like Liberal Lunatics destroying our once-Golden State—save us Donald!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part CMXXVI 
  87. 11-24-2016 Th: “Charles shares his Thanksgiving Day 2016 ‘Thanks’ with the Readership and notes that he has so much for which to be thankful, thanks to the Massive Electoral Victory of Donald J. Trump” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part CMXXVII
  88. 11-25-2016 F: “We advertise the BEST Music the World has ever heard, which is WHY on this Black Friday Edition of the AICP-END Blog, we share Some Thoughts on the Beatles” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part CMXXVIII 
  89. 11-26-2016 S: “Despite pushback from the Former President and his Liberal News Media Cronies, I think President Donald J. Trump is going to make America Great again and will deal a Deathblow to ALL Things Lib” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part CMXXIX
  90. 11-27-2016 Su: “What a Joy it is to watch the American Left go berserk with the Realization that Donald J. Trump is going to make America Great again and what a Pleasure it will be to see Obamaism disappear in the Rearview Mirror” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part CMXXX
  91. 02-27-2017 M: “Things were Bad in November but thanks to Fake and Phony News, they are worse still—Time for the American People to wake up and begin taking their Country back from the forces of Anarchy!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MVII  
  92. 02-28-2017 T: “Do not use a ‘Christian Argument’ to demand that we give shelter to those whom would murder us in our sleep—nowhere in either the Old or New Testament does it tell us we have to shelter our sworn enemies” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MVIII
  93. 03-01-2017 W: “If anyone is desecrating Jewish cemeteries and religious centers, I blame the Democrats and their Islamist Allies—Trumpists certainly are not the ones committing these heinous acts” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MIX
  94. 03-02-2017 Th: “President Trump’s Address to a Joint Session of Congress on Tuesday Night was the equivalent of the Chicago Cubs winning a World Series after more than a Century—WOW!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MX
  95. 03-03-2017 F: “If the Democrats do not find a way to set their Frankenstein Monster ablaze, they will implode, which is why they need to initiate a New Night of the Long Knives to get rid of their Nuts” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MXI
  96. 03-04-2017 S: “We must force the Democrats onto the Defensive by AG Sessions launching simultaneous investigations into the Clintons, the Obamas, the Democrat Leadership, and anyone else working to nullify President Trump” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MXII 
  97. 03-05-2017 Su: “How in Hell do Illegal Aliens claim everything we have here in the United States such as FREE Health Care, Food Stamps, Housing, Education, is a Human Right? It ain’t so, muchachos” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.  Political Topics and Essays, Part MXIII
  98. 08-21-2017 M: “Eight Years of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton’s loss in November 2016 have given us the social and civil unrest that now threatens our nation—we must stop them from winning!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MCLXXXI
  99. 08-22-2017 T: “Unless we oust the Deep State from all parts of the U.S. government, the liberal Democrat communists will achieve a takeover of the nation without firing a shot” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MCLXXXII
  100. 08-23-2017 W: “Little good it did Spain pulling out of the War on Terror in 2004 following the Madrid train station terror attacks as once again, they suffered another terror attack last week” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MCLXXXIII
  101. 08-24-2017 Th: “The Democrats—NOT the Republicans—carry the onus of slavery, Jim Crow, racism, lynchings, separate-but-equal, and every other form of racism, prejudice, and bigotry they attempt to glue to US” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MCLXXXIV
  102. 08-25-2017 F: “The American Left could care less about Jews, blacks, Latinos, women, the LGBTQ community; no, they seek to use these groups to achieve total power over you and me” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MCLXXXV
  103. 08-26-2017 S: “If President Trump must close the federal government to achieve funding for his border wall, then so be it—I could care less as the government fails to do anything beneficial for the people of the nation” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MCLXXXVI
  104. 08-27-2017 Su: “The Left seeks to impose its ‘communist nirvana’ on the American people through constant chipping away at the nation’s history, the American way of life, and our inborn desire to make the lives of our children and their children better” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MCLXXXVII
  105. 02-26-2018 M: “Saul Alinsky feared the TRUTH, knowing that it sets humankind free, which is why modern-day leftists do their best to pervert it through constantly attacking it and destroying its institutions” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MCCCLXIII
  106. 02-27-2018 T: “When tragedies arise such as the St. Valentine’s Day 2018 Massacre in Parkland, Florida, immediate liberal knee-jerk reaction is to remove ALL legal guns and to restrict the rights of free people instead of using deductive reasoning” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MCCCLXIV
  107. 02-28-2018 W: “Although the U.S. survived both the Civil War and the antiwar movement opposed to the conflict in Vietnam, the issue of illegal aliens now threatens to tear the Union asunder” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MCCCLXV
  108. 03-01-2018 Th: “Broward County, Florida, is but one example of how deep the tendrils of the Deep State go but the PROMISE program that kept law enforcement from arresting Nikolas Crus sooner is quite another” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MCCCLXVI
  109. 03-02-2018 F: “As long as it occurs on camera, I trust President Donald J. Trump and members of both political parties when it comes to revamping the nation’s gun laws but off camera–NEVER” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MCCCLXVII
  110. 03-03-2018 S: “The constant ongoing assault on Judeo-Christian values is at the forefront of reasons WHY so many disaffected young people become anti-social, vehement outcasts, who see violence as the ONLY answer” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MCCCLXVIII
  111. 03-04-2018 Su: “Any other time in the history of the USA, we would have declared war on the liberal Democrats as they are the ones attacking every stratum of society with their toxic goals and who destroy future generations of Americans” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MCCCLXIX  
  112. 08-20-2018 M: “As the lives of black and other minority Americans continues to improve (except in Democrat-controlled areas), so, too, do the cries by the fake news that President Trump is a ‘racist!’” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MDXXXVII
  113. 08-21-2018 T: “Leftists fail to understand the reason WHY Donald Trump would strip security clearances from disgruntled employees of past administrations because they most likely have never owned or operated a business” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MDXXXVIII
  114. 08-22-2018 W: “The unproven pseudo-science of climate change-global warming has led to uncontrollable wildfires destroying vast portions of our state as well as for curtailing our once massive and important ag industry” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MDXXXIX
  115. 08-23-2018 Th: “Paul Manafort and Roger Stone (among others) do not deserve to be in trouble; no, John Brennan, Robert S. Mueller III, and all the hacks surrounding them sure as hell do- lock them up!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MDXL
  116. 08-24-2018 F: “Economics 101- abundant low-skilled illegal alien workers and minimum wage increases actually drives wages down or causes them to stagnate while also slashing benefits for American workers and green card holders” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.  Political Topics and Essays, Part MDXLI
  117. 08-25-2018 S: “If Paul Manafort had worked for the Hillary campaign instead of for Donald J. Trump, it is highly doubtful that he would ever have found himself on trial for the crimes with which Robert S. Mueller III charged him” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MDXLII
  118. 08-26-2018 Su: “Mollie Tibbets is yet another human sacrifice at the altar of those who seek to protect illegal aliens over U.S. citizens” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.  Political Topics and Essays, Part MDXLIII
  119. 02-18-2019 M: “Young people contend that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a genius, a modern-day prophet whereas my colleagues and I believe her to be an utter idiot which is why we begin eviscerating her Green New Deal today” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MDCCXIX
  120. 02-19-2019 T: “The beauty of AOC- aka the Baby Evita- is that she believes she is a frigging genius when in fact, her Green New Deal tells us she learning NOTHING in school” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MDCCXX
  121. 02-20-2019 W: “According to AOC- aka the Baby Evita- white folks are to blame for all the ills of the world as everyone else gets a pass in her comical Green New Deal” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.  Political Topics and Essays, Part MDCCXXI
  122. 02-21-2019 Th: “Baby Evita’s Green New Deal reads like the United States is the global polluter when in fact, we are among the cleanest on earth, yet, the little communist wants to punish us, the American people” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.  Political Topics and Essays, Part MDCCXXII
  123. 02-22-2019 F: “Perhaps the Democrats should fund the border wall as once their Green New Deal goes into being, they will have to fight to keep the American people IN rather than keeping illegal aliens OUT” by Chef Charles Smithenstein.  Political Topics and Essays, Part MDCCXXIII
  124. 02-23-2019 S: “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Baby Evita, is dangerous not because she is so imbecilic but because she has legions of likeminded dingbats willing to follow her to the ends of the earth” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MDCCXXIV
  125. 02-24-2019 Su: “We must thank our lucky stars that Jussie Smollett was unclear about camera angles in his staged beating as well as did not stage it at the height of a hot, humid summer” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Political Topics and Essays, Part MDCCXXV

 

CHEF CHARLES “THE CHUCKSTER” SMITHENSTEIN’S BLOGPOSTS @ the AICP-END BLOG 2015-2019:

  1. 10-28-2015 W: “Beverly Carrick Paintings Start-to-Finish, Part Sixty-One: today, Chef Charles brings up Firearms, something People might find incongruous with an Art Blog but HEY—Beverly’s Second Husband was a Marksman and a Hero!” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Beverly Carrick Paintings Start-to-Finish, Part LXIX
  2. 06-15-2016 W: “Beverly loved the Great American Southwest and spent Time on Numerous Native American Reservations, so she could paint their Way of Life with Accuracy” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Beverly Carrick Paintings Start-to-Finish, Part CI
  3. 11-23-2016 W: “With Donald J. Trump winning the Presidency, Chef Brian says his Mother now feels Vindication because the Reelection of Barack Obama caused her to give up the Ghost in 2012” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Beverly Carrick Paintings Start-to-Finish, Part CXXIV
  4. 03-01-2017 W: “Every Wednesday, we have a GLOBAL Audience here at the Second Blog as everyone from the Third World joins us, so they can perfect their counterfeiting techniques” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Beverly Carrick Paintings Start-to-Finish, Part CXXXVIII
  5. 08-23-2017 W: “Unless the civilized world stops militant Islam and does it soon, the things that humanize us such as Beverly Carrick artworks will become figments of the past” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Beverly Carrick Paintings Start-to-Finish, Part CLXIII
  6. 02-28-2018 W: “Although I take some cheap shots at our Russian readers, we are here to celebrate the amazing artworks of Beverly Carrick so why not come along with me, enjoy my tirade, and then fall in love with her paintings” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Beverly Carrick Paintings Start-to-Finish, Part CXC
  7. 08-22-2018 W: “One day, the Antifa fascists might throw Beverly’s paintings atop their blazing bonfires in an effort to erase artistic beauty from the human mind; but until then, we will share it with you and criticize them” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Beverly Carrick Paintings Start-to-Finish, Part CCXV
  8. 02-20-2019 W: “Lying Jussie Smollett should spend a year in jail, reimburse the Chicago PD for the thousands of man hours wasted searching for evidence of a self-orchestrated hate crime, and should be written out of the prime time soap opera, Empire” by Chef Charles Smithenstein. Beverly Carrick Paintings Start-to-Finish, Part CCXLI    

 

 

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