171. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2022

2008 Friday: Like poor Tibet, Nepal also is coming under the sway of the Chi-Coms which leads to massive protests in front of the Chi-Com embassy. At least 700 Tibetans were there among the crowd, all of whom were arrested with three being slapped with charges of ‘anti-Chi-Com activities.’ Folks, who runs Nepal? The government of that nation or Beijing? The world knows the answer.

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SPRING SESSION 2022

DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 141[i]

171. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2022:

Juneteenth (substitute) Federal Holiday; Juneteenth (substitute) in 20 States, West Virginia Day (West Virginia), and American Eagle Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer; U.S. Attorney General Hugh S. Legaré; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Howard Mason Gore; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram and Benjamin Bristow; U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring; the Beach Boys featuring Brian Wilson, the Commodores featuring Lionel Richie, Duran Duran featuring John Taylor, the Four Tops featuring Lawrence Peyton, the Newport Pop Festival 1969 featuring Jimi Hendrix, the Miracles featuring Claudette Robinson, and Van Halen featuring Michael Anthony:

  1. 451 Tuesday: In eastern modern-day France, the Romans and their Goth allies beat the army of Attila the Hun on the Catalaunian Plains.
  2. 1567 Tuesday: By order of Don Enrique, Brazil expels its Jews.
  3. 1582 Sunday: Bishop Domingo de Salazar of Manila suppresses the Philippines.
  4. 1632 Sunday: The British crown grants the Second Lord Baltimore the exclusive right to develop the Chesapeake Bay region.
  5. 1667 Monday: The reign of the 238th Roman Catholic Pope Clement IX begins on this date.  He would guide all of Christendom from today until December 9, 1669.
  6. 1756 Sunday: Indian rebels defeat the British Army at Calcutta and imprison 146 soldiers in the infamous “Black Hole of Calcutta.”
  7. 1782 Thursday: Congress approved the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the emblem of the bald eagle.
  8. 1791 Monday: King Louis XVI of France and his family attempted to flee the country in the so-called Flight to Vergennes, but their pursuers caught up with them and dragged them back to Paris.
  9. 1793 Thursday: Eli Whitney applied for a cotton gin patent.  The device initiated the American mass production concept.
  10. 1819 Sunday: The 320-ton Savannah becomes the first steamship to cross any ocean—the Atlantic Ocean.
  11. 1831 Monday: The 9th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 06, 1825, until today. 
  12. 1837 Tuesday: Queen Victoria acceded to the British throne following the death of her uncle, King William IV.  Meanwhile, in Smyrna, Ottoman Empire, the future 51st Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer, Republican, is born to missionary parents.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated him to fill the seat of Republican Stanley Matthews.  Brewer served from December 18, 1889, to March 28, 1910.
  13. 1840 Saturday: Samuel Morse patents his telegraph.  This would be a monumental game-changer, especially for ships at sea and for getting communications sent from one point in the world to another wherever the telegraph wires were laid.
  14. 1843 Tuesday: In Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Attorney General AND Acting Secretary of State Hugh S. Legaré died at age 46.  A Democrat, he served under President John Tyler as AG from September 13, 1841, and as Acting secretary of state from May 09, 1841, until his death today. 
  15. 1863 Saturday: The chartered bank in the United States occurs in Davenport, Iowa, with the National Bank.  Meanwhile, West Virginia becomes the 35th state of the Union.
  16. 1864 Monday: The Civil War Battle of Petersburg, Virginia, continues as the fighting takes place in the trenches between the Confederate and Union troops.
  17. 1866 Wednesday: Italy declares war on Austria.
  18. 1867 Thursday: President Andrew Johnson announces the purchase of Alaska from the Russians.
  19. 1876 Tuesday: The 30th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Benjamin Bristow left office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from June 04, 1874, until today.
  20. 1893 Tuesday: A jury in New Bedford, Massachusetts, found Lizzie Borden NOT guilty of the ax murders of her father and stepmother.
  21. 1898 Monday: En route to fight the Spanish in the Philippines, the U.S. Navy seizes the island of Guam from its Spanish defenders.
  22. 1907 Thursday: The first Portland Rose Festival occurs on this date.
  23. 1919 Friday: Germany ends its confederation with Austria as per the terms with the Treaty of Versailles.  The chancellor of the new post-World War I German republic, Philipp Scheidermann, a man who helped establish the republic resigns his office because he refuses to sign the treaty.
  24. 1921 Monday: U.S. Representative Alice Mary Robertson, Republican-Oklahoma, became the first woman to preside over a session of the House of Representatives.
  25. 1923 Wednesday: France announced it would seize the Rhineland to help Germany pay its debts from World War I.  This would be yet another massive slap in the face to the German people that would open their ears to the song of Adolf Hitler.  Stupid, stupid policy.
  26. 1939 Tuesday: The test flight of the first rocket plane using liquid propellants takes place on this date in Germany.
  27. 1940 Thursday: The 53rd U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring, a Democrat, left office on this day.  He served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from September 25, 1936, until today.  Meanwhile, as the Germans continue their advance through France to keep the pressure on Paris, the French negotiators prepare to leave for Compiegne where the Nazis have brought the railroad car that the Kaiser’s representatives were forced to sign the German surrender in World War I.  Adolf Hitler is jubilant as revenge has been on his mind for 21 years.  He wants the French humiliated worse than what Imperial Germany had to suffer.
  28. 1941 Friday: The U.S. military replaced the Army Air Corps with the U.S. Army Air Forces.  In 1947, the military abolished the Air Corps by creating the United States Air Forces.  Elsewhere, the Germans and their Axis allies in Eastern Europe are preparing to launch the largest land invasion in the history of the world in two days.  Air crews are receiving their briefings, artillery targets are being registered, and the 1.5 million troops ready to cross the frontier into the Soviet Union are enjoying their final days of rest.  War is coming and the Soviets are dozing on the other side of the border.
  29. 1942 Saturday: The Afrika Korps conquers Tobruk in North Africa.  Meanwhile, Nazi Adolf Eichmann announces the deportation of Dutch Jews.  On the Eastern Front, heavy fighting continues around the Crimean fortress city of Sebastopol as German and Rumanian troops continue fighting to batter their way into the city.  Farther east, the road to Stalingrad is underway as the German spring and summer offensive is moving south with growing momentum.  
  30. 1942 Saturday A: In the United States, future Beach Boy[ii], Brian Wilson, is born in Inglewood, California.  In 2022, we would celebrate the music of the Beach Boys and of each of its members.  Elsewhere, down in New Orleans, Louisiana, future member of the Miracles- Claudette Robinson- is born.  She would provide vocals.  
  31. 1943 Sunday: Race-related rioting erupted in Detroit; the governor sent in federal troops two days later to quell the violence that resulted in more than 30 deaths.  Elsewhere, the tide of war is definitely turning against the European Axis partners as Britain’s King George VI is able to visit the stubborn island of Malta that held out for so long against Axis assaults.
  32. 1944 Tuesday: The Nazis begin the mass extermination of all Jews at Auschwitz Death Camp.  Meanwhile, the Allies are advancing on all fronts in Europe.  On the Leningrad Front, the Soviets are advancing while the Allies are advancing in France and Italy.  Fighting is fierce.  Elsewhere during World War II, Japanese naval forces retreated in the Battle of the Philippine Sea after suffering heavy losses to the American fleet.  On Saipan, American forces continue battering the Japanese defenders who cling tenaciously to every scrap of geography.  It is victory or it’s death for them.
  33. 1945 Wednesday: Heavy fighting continues in the fights for Okinawa, the Philippines, and Borneo.  Meanwhile, a U.S. carrier force is softening up the Imperial Japanese forces clinging to Wake Island, one of the first places to fall to Japan shortly after the war began.  The Japanese have been sidelined here as recapturing the island did not fit in the main war plan of taking the fight TO JAPAN so the Japanese troops defending Wake are in dire straits.
  34. 1946 Thursday: The Big Four- the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union agree to begin the gradual withdrawal of Allied occupation forces from Italy.  The Soviets also agree to withdraw their troops from Bulgaria which although on the side of the Axis during World War II did not participate in Operation Barbarossa and also have traditionally been a Russian ally.  Still, they will be a part of the communist bloc.  It is what it is…
  35. 1947 Friday: Mob hitmen shot Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel dead at the Beverly Hills mansion of his girlfriend, Virginia Hill, apparently at the order of Mob associates.  Meanwhile, President Harry Truman vetoes the Taft-Hartley Act.  Elsewhere, in Clarksville, West Virginia, former 8th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Howard Mason Gore dies at age 69.  A Republican, Secretary Gore served under President Calvin Coolidge from November 22, 1924, to March 04, 1925.
  36. 1948 Sunday: The variety series, “Toast of the Town,” hosted by Ed Sullivan (for whom the producers later renamed the show), debuted on CBS-Television.
  37. 1949 Monday: The Central Intelligence Agency Act passes the U.S. Congress.
  38. 1950 Tuesday: Lionel Richie, future musician and vocalist with the funk-rock group, the Commodores[iii], is born in Alabama on this date.  Elsewhere, Willie Mays graduated from high school and immediately signed with the New York Giants.
  39. 1954 Sunday: Future longtime bassist with the Los Angeles, California, rock band, Van Halen[iv], 1974-2004—Michael Anthony—is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.   When Van Halen went on hiatus, he would join with vocalist Sammy Hagar in Chickenfoot.
  40. 1955 Monday: The AFL and the CIO agreed to combine names and merge into a solitary group.   
  41. 1960 Monday: Heavyweight Floyd Patterson knocks Ingmar Johansson out in the 5th round at the 1:51 minute mark of their scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship fight.  Besides improving his record to 36-2, Patterson won the NBA (National Boxing Association), NYSAC, and The Ring heavyweight titles of the world.  As for Johansson- aka the “Hammer of Thor”- his record went to 22-1.  He would face Patterson less than a year later and would also lose that bout.
  42. 1960 Monday A: In Solihull, England, future bassist with the wild British rock and roll band, Duran Duran- John Taylor- is born.
  43. 1963 Thursday: The United States and the Soviet Union signed an agreement to set up a “hot line” between the two superpowers.
  44. 1966 Monday: Sheila Scott completes the first round-the-world solo flight by a woman.
  45. 1967 Tuesday: A jury convicted boxer Muhammad Ali in Houston of violating Selective Service Laws by refusing to be drafter; however, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ultimately overturned his conviction.
  46. 1968 Thursday: American Jim Hines becomes the first person to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds.
  47. 1969 Friday: Georges Pompidou took the oath of office as the president of France.  Meanwhile, at the Newport ’69 Pop Festival, Jimi Hendrix[v] appears for a fee of $120,000.  At least 150,000 people attended the event.  Besides Hendrix, also performing on this day were Ike and Tina Turner,[vi] Albert King,[vii] Edwin Hawkins Singers,[viii] Joe Cocker,[ix] Southwind, Spirit,[x] and Taj Mahal.[xi]
  48. 1973 Wednesday: Larry Holmes improves his professional boxing record to 3-0 with his TKO of Curtis Whitner at 2:14 of the first round in a 4-round bout. 
  49. 1975 Friday: “Jaws,” based on the book by Peter Benchely, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfus hits movie theaters across the United States.
  50. 1977 Monday: On this date, the first oil commenced flowing through the recently completed Trans-Alaska Pipeline from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez. 
  51.  1988 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds a law that makes it illegal for private clubs to discriminate against minorities and women.
  52. 1990 Wednesday: Nelson Mandela lands in New York City to begin a tour of the United States.  Elsewhere, as many as 50,000 people die as an earthquake devastates Iran.
  53. 1993 Sunday: In the 47th NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Phoenix Suns 4 games to 2.
  54. 1994 Monday: The authorities arraign O.J. Simpson for the murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman.  Before the judge, he pleaded not guilty to the crime.  Elsewhere, former airman Dean Allen Mellberg went on a shooting rampage at Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane, Washington, killing four people and wounding 22 others before being killed by a military police sharpshooter.
  55. 1997 Friday: Lawrence Peyton- longtime vocalist with the Motown group, the Four Tops[xii], 1953-1997, died on this date in Southfield, Michigan.
  56. 2007 Wednesday: Military operations in the eastern portion of Sri Lanka continue carrying out actions against the infamous Tamil Tigers, killing at least 30 of their soldiers.  Elsewhere, Australia’s Prime Minister John Howard announces that the nation is going to buy three warships and two landing craft from Spain to beef up their navy.
  57. 2008 Friday: Like poor Tibet, Nepal also is coming under the sway of the Chi-Coms which leads to massive protests in front of the Chi-Com embassy.  At least 700 Tibetans were there among the crowd, all of whom were arrested with three being slapped with charges of ‘anti-Chi-Com activities.’  Folks, who runs Nepal?  The government of that nation or Beijing?  The world knows the answer.
  58. 2009 Saturday: As the Arab Spring continues growing across the Muslim world, riot police in Tehran are finding their hands full with mobs of protesters demanding changes in their dictatorial regime.  This is ONE country that new President Barack Hussein Obama won’t provide help.  Elsewhere, jihadists near Kirkuk, Iraq, get lucky with a suicide bombing that propels 67 people up to commune with Allah far sooner than any of them anticipated while leaving at least another 200 in varying stages of suffering.  That’s the ‘religion of peace’ for you…
  59. 2010 Sunday: The Chicago Journal reports it’s been a busy weekend in President Barack Hussein Obama’s adopted hometown of the Windy City what with 40 people shot and seven of them dead.  Halfway across the world, similar issues are occurring in central Baghdad what with two car bombings ejecting at least 26 passersby up to meet with Allah sooner than any of them anticipated while leaving another 53 in varying stages of distress.
  60. 2011 Monday: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers grants private companies the right to create new website domains and suffixes.  Elsewhere, the Anglican Church in England considers permitting openly gay clergy members to become bishops.  Well.  Elsewhere, sectarian clashes break out in East Belfast, Northern Ireland, leading to numerous people being trucked off to the hospital and others to the hoosegow.
  61. 2012 Wednesday: Hospital authorities remove former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak–reported to be in a coma–from life support.  Meanwhile, a Syrian fighter pilot lands in Jordan and the pilot seeks asylum from the ongoing civil war.  Elsewhere, as southern Israel continues to brace under an ongoing barrage of (Iranian) rockets from the Palestinians, the Israeli air force begins to carry out sustained strikes on Hamas (and Iranian) targets in the region.
  62. 2013 Thursday: Instagram offers its users the ability to upload videos to its service.  Elsewhere, the Committee on the Rights of the Child accuses E-V-I-L Israeli soldiers of torturing Palestinian children and using the poor little bastards as human shields.  (Note- what a crock of crap!).  Elsewhere, in the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs 4 games to 3 by a final score of 95-88 successfully defending their title from the previous year.  Knuckle-dragging cretin LeBron James is declared the MVP for the second year in a row.
  63. 2014 Friday: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko initiates a 7-day cease-fire, allowing troops to defend themselves but not to attack; during the cease-fire, separatists can turn in weapons and receive amnesty; so far, rebels have rejected the offer.  Elsewhere, the Obama administration rushes 300 U.S. troops to Iraq to help that government’s forces battle the ISIS thugs in the oil-refining city of Baiji.   Light these scum-sucking bastards UP.
  64. 2015 Saturday: After white racist Dylann Storm Roof murders nine African Americans at the church in South Carolina earlier in the week, mass protests break out demanding the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the Capitol building.   Meanwhile, in southern Pakistan, a heat wave peaks killing at least 2,000 people from heat stroke and dehydration.   Elsewhere, in Japan, one-thousand female robots named “Pepper” sell out in under one minute at $1,600 per unit; so says creator SoftBank Robotics Corp.
  65. 2016 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court- noting that it has already reviewed other such bans on ‘assault weapons’ (ALL weapons are ‘assault weapons’ whether they be a gun or a screwdriver or even fists)- refuses to hear other states’ bans such as Connecticut and New York.  What we need is a universal permit to carry arms, both out in the open and concealed.  Cleansing the nation of ‘gun-free zones’ would also enhance the safety of every American.  Meanwhile, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reports that the number is higher than ever what with endless wars, climate disasters, and economic impoverishment: 65.3 million people (which the Democrats want to bring to the U.S.)
  66. 2017 Tuesday: Following his arrest for driving under the influence, Tiger Woods checks into a rehab clinic to deal with his pain medication dependency and his ongoing sleep disorders.   Elsewhere, as outrage continues to grow over the death of 22-year-old American tourist Otto Warmbier at the hands of North Korean jailers, Young Pioneers Tours, the firm taking foreigners into the hellhole known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea says it ‘won’t be taking any other Americans into that godforsaken country as the risk is simply too high.’  (Note- if you remember, young Mr. Warmbier visited the nation, removed a poster from a hotel room wall for a souvenir and then underwent arrest, a bulls**t trial, imprisonment, and just before he died, Kim Jong Un sent his catatonic body home to his parents).
  67. 2018 Wednesday: Bowing to pressure from his political enemies and armies of wailing illegal aliens, President Donald J. Trump signs an executive order ending separation of families at the border, a policy that began under the previous administration but which no one conveniently remembers.   Meanwhile (and this is a good one!), the Chi-Coms express their regrets that the United States is withdrawing from the bulls**t U.N. Human Rights Council.  With dictators, thugs, criminals, and communists making up its membership, the organization is little more than a joke.
  68. 2019 Thursday: Leader of communist China, Xi Jinping, travels to North Korea to visit with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, the first Chinese leader to travel to the S-hole country in 14 years.  In other news, the Iranians commit an overt act of war when their military shoots down a U.S. surveillance drone which they claim trespassed into their airspace.  Almost immediately, the military-industrial-political complex in the United States as well as Democrats and pro-war RINOs begin banging the drum for President Donald J. Trump to launch yet another unnecessary Middle Eastern war.  Wow.
  69. 2020 Saturday: President Donald J. Trump kicked off his official 2020 re-election bid with a massive rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  What a barn burner, he seems unstoppable.  Moving on, here are today’s stats for the Xi Jinping special Wuhan bat flu virus, first the globe: 8,546,919 confirmed cases, 456,726 confirmed deaths, and 4,195,274 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,295,615 confirmed cases, 121,441 confirmed deaths, and 714,961 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day possesses chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 169,309 confirmed cases, 5,424 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 762 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 640 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for the CHOP state, Washington: 28,163 confirmed cases, 1,265 confirmed deaths, but sadly, like California, moron Gov. Jay Inslee will NOT REPORT the number of confirmed recoveries.
  70. 2020 Saturday A: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi warns Ankara, Turkey, that IF Turkish backed Libyan thugs attack Sirte, the Egyptian army would immediately strike out and destroy the Libyan rebels causing problems in their next-door neighbor.  The Turkish president had no clue as to what to say when faced with a genuinely formidable threat and so remained silent.  Good for you, President al-Sissi!
  71. 2020 Saturday B: In House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s hometown of California, a violent mob of leftist ‘protesters’ tore down a statue of General (and President) Ulysses S. Grant.  Unbeknownst to these ignorant Black Lives Matter and Antifa trash rioters, Grant was the guiding military light of the Civil War on the northern side.  He freed slaves and was a strong proponent of recruiting newly freed blacks to serve in the Union army.  It is clear that these so-called ‘protesters’ are not about fighting for civil rights but are Marxists-Leninists in need of immediate extermination.  Time for good Americans to stand up and begin fighting back against this communist scum.  This is what we will get if “Pro-China Joe” Biden wins the White House in November.  VOTE TRUMP!
  72. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 178,960,779 confirmed cases, +14,417, 3,875,601 confirmed deaths, +8,968 and 163,779,820 confirmed recoveries, +386,650.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,401,712 confirmed cases, UP 8,542 from yesterday’s reporting, 617,083 confirmed deaths, UP 166, [xiii] and 28,694,843 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,439.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xiv]  
  73. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 299,177 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 160,472 deaths  
  74. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,808,305 confirmed cases, 63,318 confirmed deaths, and 2,069,775 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,356,248 confirmed cases, 37,555 confirmed deaths, and 2,141,281 confirmed recoveries, more or less the SAME numbers.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,284 confirmed cases, 511 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 449,446 confirmed cases, 5,866 confirmed deaths, and 220,934 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Oregon: they have 206,850 confirmed cases, 2,756 confirmed deaths, and 187,292 confirmed recoveries.[xv]   
  75. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,830 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Malta, 122nd country on the list: 30,588 cases of the virus, 420 confirmed deaths and 30,139 confirmed recoveries.[xvi]     
  76. 2021 Sunday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,290.08, DOWN 533.37 points (-1.58%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,030.38, DOWN 130.97 points (-0.92%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,166.45, DOWN -55.41 points (-1.31%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.50 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.20%).  The price of GOLD is $1,763.90 per troy oz., -5.10 (-0.29%) while the price of SILVER is $25.85 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.48%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,035.40 per troy oz, -5.60 (-0.54%) while the price of COPPER is $4.12 per pound, -0.04 (-0.84%).[xvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,465.42 per troy oz, -31.31 (-1.25%).[xviii] The price of RHODIUM is $22,000.00 per troy oz., -750.00 (-3.30%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $590,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). [xix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.66.     In Myanmar Kyat, one greenback equals 1,642.00 and in Eritrean Nakfa, a buck equals 15.00 and in Namibian Dollar, one dollar equals 14.24 of theirs.[xx]        
  77. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.229 per gallon, $2.947 in Florida, $3.987 in Hawaii, and $3.633 in Washington state.[xxi]    Let’s look at one other location- North Carolina: $2.880.  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- Argentina: $3.833 per U.S. Gallon.[xxii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,429,862,051,238 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxiii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Canada, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is France with $111 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxiv]
  78. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day #89 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of America’s number one problem and to have yet shown up for a single day on the job.  Ah, well, Benny Johnson of Newsmax says that Customs and Border Patrol has arrested numerous terrorists on the terrorist watchlist as well as all sorts of criminals- especially sexual criminals- and yet more continue coming.  In other news we believe is related to the border, a Houston deputy’s home was invaded in a pre-dawn assault and his wife and 4-year-old stepdaughter shot and seriously wounded by unknown perps.  A week or so ago, news appeared that said the cartels were going to target the homes and families of Lone Star State law enforcement officers.   Thank you, Joe “F**king” Biden.
  79. 2021 Sunday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Speaking of the mess, Rep. August Pfluger, R-TX 11th congressional district, says that ‘illegal aliens are overrunning the 29 inland counties he represents.’  (Note- we urge Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, to put former Sheriff Joe Arpaio in charge of all holding pens for the illegal aliens).  Elsewhere, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, is seeking to join Florida and Idaho in sending law enforcement to help aid Arizona and Texas in repelling the illegal alien invasion.  Good.  Every RED STATE governor must send troops to defend the country.  This is akin to the emergency that surrounded the Alamo, only this time, the GOOD GUYS are NOT going to lose to the barbarians.
  80. 2021 Sunday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett says the ‘world powers must wake up to the dangers of the Iran nuclear deal.’
  81. 2021 Sunday I: Political News I– Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says that the Democrats’ ‘election reform bill’ is the ‘largest power grab in the history of the United States.’  Next, the Des Moines Register reports the results of a new poll: 64-percent of Iowans would like to see Senator Chuck Grassley retire instead of running for another term.  In other political news, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, is slapping back at Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and some Fake News media outlets for discounting COVID-19 treatments such as hydroxychloroquine.  Most of the Americans who ‘succumbed’ to the disease most likely wouldn’t have provided they’d been given Plaquenil® at the first signs of the Wuhan lab-concocted bat virus.
  82. 2021 Sunday J: Political News II– The person challenging Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, is a New York attorney, Matthew Putorti.  Previous to this, he was a ‘registered foreign agent for the jihadist state of Qatar.’  Wow.  Where do the Democrats uncover scumbags such as this?
  83. 2021 Sunday K: Miscellaneous News I– Washington state Native Americans are carting a 5,000-pound, hand-carved totem pole across the United States, to arrive in Washington, D.C., sometime in July where it will be on display throughout the summer.  The goal is to bring greater awareness to the protection of sacred lands to the indigenous peoples of the United States.
  84. 2021 Sunday L: Economic News– Economist Stephen Moore says that the Federal Reserve is way behind the curve on rising inflation which some experts claim is at or near 12-percent.  This is a tax on EVERYONE including those least equipped to pay for it.
  85. 2022 Monday: Folks, today is Sunday, Father’s Day Sunday, let’s hope it’s a slow news day as all the baby mamas will bring all their bastard brats to meet their daddies doing time in America’s hoosegows, today.

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The next Beach Boys album came out on June 12, 1983: “Rarities.”  Sooner or later, every band still performing who began in the early 1960s compiled a collection of so-called ‘rarities,’ thus we have this fabulous compendium of surf, sun, and fun music.  So, what do we have here?  Well, we begin with the Lennon-McCartney classic, “With a Little Help from My Friends,” followed by the Box Tops classic, “The Letter.”  After that, we have an alternate take of Stevie Wonder’s “I Was Made to Love Her,” followed by Brian Wilson’s “You’re Welcome.”  After that, we have “The Lord’s Prayer,” followed by “Bluebirds over the Mountain,” an alternate take, followed by a Dennis Wilson-penned tune, “Celebrate the News.”  We have an alternate version of “Good Vibrations” and gobs of other glorious tunes all lovingly compiled from the archives of this legendary group such as “Land Ahoy,” a live version of “All I Want to Do,” and several other unique and enjoyable cuts.  Seek this one out and add it to your daily playlist of the absolute best in summertime music.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] Yes, we fuck up in our templates like everyone else in the world.  It is what it be.

[ii] We look forward to promoting the music of the Beach Boys and the group’s individual members- Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson as well as Alan Jardine, Mike Love, Bruce Johnson, and other members- at some point.  It will be a lengthy presentation rivaling if not surpassing the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Who, and Genesis.

[iii] When we do a comprehensive presentation of classic Motown and funk bands, you had better believe we will be doing the Commodores and Lionel Richie and a whole bunch of other famous musicians and bands.

[iv] At some point when we return to doing the music of American rock bands, Van Halen will be among them.

[v] We began promoting the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Jimi Hendrix on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014.  Please check the albums out, you will enjoy them.

[vi] We hope to promote the music of Ike and Tina Turner together and separately at some point within the next five years.

[vii] One day, we hope to promote the music of Albert King.

[viii] Not sure as to when the music of the Edwin Hawkins Singers will occur.

[ix] 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.

[x] We began promoting the music of Spirit and of Randy California beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  Please seek them out and consider adding their music to your collection.

[xi] We definitely look forward to doing the music of the amazing Taj Mahal one day.  Remain alert for when that day arrives.

[xii] We definitely hope to present the music of ALL the classic Motown bands- including the famed Four Tops- sometime within the next decade.  Please, stay tuned for further developments.

[xiii] 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)

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

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

[xvi] 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)

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

[xviii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

72. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2022

1954 Saturday: The Viet Minh begin the siege of the French base at Dien Bien Phu in earnest. The battle would rage for nearly two months until reduced to a small amount of territory and out of supplies, the remainder of the French Union and French Foreign Legion troops surrendered. In the meantime, however, the French would kill tens of thousands of communists.

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72. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2022:

President Benjamin Harrison; Confederate President Jefferson Davis; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney; U.S. Interior Secretary Walter L. Fisher; Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander Theodore Vogelsang; U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie; U.S. Transportation Secretary Clyde Brinegar; U.S. Secretaries of War James McAllister Schofield and John Aaron Rawlins; U.S. Senator John Hoeven; Otto Meissner- Nazi official; Heavyweight Boxer “Aussie Joe” Bugner; Middleweight Boxing Champion “Marvelous Marvin” Hagler; Fairport Convention featuring Dave Mattacks, Steve Hackett (solo) featuring brother John Hackett, the Soft Machine featuring Daevid Allen, U 2 featuring Adam Clayton, and the Yardbirds featuring Jeff Beck:

  1. 483 Saturday: St. Felix III begins his reign as the 48th Roman Catholic Pope on this date.  He would guide the flock until March 01, 492.
  2. 607 Thursday: The 12th recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet occurs on this date.
  3. 1519 Thursday: Hernando Cortez and his army of Conquistadors lands on the mainland of Mexico.
  4. 1615 Friday: In the Kingdom of Naples, future 242nd Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XII is born.  He would become the Vicar of Christ on July 12, 1691, and would lead his global flock until September 27, 1700.
  5. 1639 Sunday: New College was renamed Harvard College for clergyman John Harvard.
  6. 1656 Monday: The authorities of New Amsterdam in the New World deny Jews the right to build a synagogue.  
  7. 1660 Saturday: The Virginia Colony passed a statute limiting the sale of slaves within its boundaries.
  8. 1677 Saturday: Massachusetts gains title to Maine for the cost of $6,000.
  9. 1764 Tuesday: Charles Grey- 2nd Earl Grey, who served as British prime minister from 1830 to 1834 and for whom Earl Grey tea bears his name- was born in Falloden, Northumberland.
  10. 1777 Thursday: The U.S. Congress ordered its European envoys to appeal to high-ranking foreign officers to send troops to reinforce the American army.
  11. 1781 Tuesday: Astronomer Sir William Hershel discovered the seventh planet of the Solar System, Uranus.
  12. 1852 Saturday: The character of “Uncle Sam” made its debut in the New York Weekly Lantern newspaper.
  13. 1861 Wednesday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis signs a bill that authorizes the use of slaves as soldiers in the Confederate military.
  14. 1862 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln signed a measure prohibiting Union military officers from returning fugitive slaves to their owners.
  15. 1865 Monday: The Congress of the Confederacy signed a bill that would put black soldiers into the field as active military men with the promise that they would be set free once victory was achieved.
  16. 1868 Friday: The U.S. Senate begins the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson.
  17. 1869 Saturday: The 28th U.S. Secretary of War James McAllister Schofield stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Andrew Johnson and Ulysses S. Grant from June 01, 1868, until today.  His replacement, the 29th U.S. Secretary of War John Aaron Rawlins, also a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from today until September 06, 1869.  Elsewhere, in Louisville, Kentucky, former 21st U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie died at age 76.  A Democrat, he served under President Franklin Pierce from March 07, 1853, to March 06, 1857.  He next became a senator representing his home state of Kentucky.
  18. 1877 Tuesday: Chester Greenwood patented the earmuff.
  19. 1878 Wednesday: The first collegiate golf match took place on this date as Oxford and Cambridge squared off against one another.
  20. 1880 Saturday: Future head of the Nazi Office of the Reich Chancellery- Otto Meissner- is born in Germany on this date.  He was one of the few Nazi leaders to survive the war.
  21. 1884 Thursday: The Siege of Khartoum by the Islamic radicals led by the Mahdi commences on this date against the British troops there.  Elsewhere, the United States adopted standard time throughout the nation.
  22. 1901 Wednesday: Andrew Carnegie announced he was retiring from business and that he would spend the rest of his days giving away his fortune.  His estimated net worth was near $300- million.  Elsewhere, 23rd president of the United States (March 04, 1889-March 04, 1893), Republican President Benjamin Harrison, passed away at the age of 66.  
  23. 1911 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court approved corporate tax law.  Meanwhile, the 25th U.S. Interior Department Secretary Walter L. Fisher assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William Howard Taft from March 13, 1911, to March 05, 1913.
  24. 1912 Wednesday: The 65th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President William Howard Taft nominated Pitney to fill Associate Justice John Harlan’s seat.  He served from March 13, 1912, until December 31, 1922.
  25. 1918 Wednesday: Bolshevik Leon Trotsky gains control of the Red Army.
  26. 1920 Saturday: The 26.1st Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander Theodore Vogelsang stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from February 29, 1920, until today.  His replacement- the 27th U.S. Interior Secretary John Barton Payne- would not assume office until Monday, March 15.  He would serve under the same president from the 15th until March 04, 1921.
  27. 1921 Sunday: Mongolia (formerly Outer Mongolia) declares independence from China.
  28. 1925 Friday: The Tennessee General Assembly approved a bill prohibiting the teaching of the theory of evolution, which Governor Austin Peay signed on March 21.
  29. 1928 Tuesday: When the St. Francis Dam collapsed just before midnight on the evening of March 12, the resulting wall of water that flooded down Southern California’s San Francisquito Canyon killed more than 400 people in the immediate area.  
  30. 1930 Thursday: Clyde Tombaugh, an astronomer at the Lowell Observatory announced the discovery of the planet Pluto.
  31. 1933 Monday: Banks in the United States began reopening after a “bank holiday” declared by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt went into effect days earlier to stabilize banks and to prevent bank runs by worried consumers.  Meanwhile, in Germany Joseph Goebbels becomes the minister of information and propaganda.
  32. 1934 Tuesday: A gang of criminals that included notorious bank robbers John Dillinger and “Baby Face” Nelson robbed the First National Bank in Mason City, Iowa, making off with $52,344. 
  33. 1938 Sunday: Famed attorney Clarence S. Darrow died in Chicago.  Meanwhile, the Anschluss concludes as Nazi Germany annexes Austria. 
  34. 1940 Wednesday: A cease-fire between Finland and the Soviet Union takes effect, ending the Winter War.
  35. 1941 Thursday: The Luftwaffe continues its blitz over the English countryside hitting cities, ports, power stations, and anything else its aircraft can reach.  British RAF fighters are taking to the skies around the clock and the fighting is fierce.
  36. 1942 Friday: Julia Flikke of the Nurse Corps became the first female colonel in the U.S. Army.
  37. 1943 Saturday: A failed attempt on the life of Adolf Hitler takes place on a flight between Smolensk, Russia, and Rastenburg, Germany.  Meanwhile, German SD and auxiliary troops begin liquidating the Jewish ghetto in the Polish city of Krakow.  The SS and the SD are stepping up removal of Polish Jews as well as others from around the conquered territories.
  38. 1948 Saturday: In Edgeware, Middlesex, England, future drummer with the British folk-rock band, Fairport Convention- Dave Mattacks- is born.
  39. 1950 Monday: Future psychiatrist, journalist, and standard guest on the FOX News Channel, Charles Krauthammer, are born.  Meanwhile, in Szȍreg, Hungary, future heavyweight boxer Joe Bugner is born.  Fighting for Great Britain, he would amass a professional record of 83 fights, 69 wins (43 KOs), 13 losses, and 1 draw.
  40. 1951 Tuesday: Israel demanded $1.5 billion in German reparations for the cost of caring for war refugees.  Meanwhile, the comic strip, “Dennis the Menace” appeared for the first time in newspapers across the country.
  41. 1954 Saturday: The Viet Minh begin the siege of the French base at Dien Bien Phu in earnest.  The battle would rage for nearly two months until reduced to a small amount of territory and out of supplies, the remainder of the French Union and French Foreign Legion troops surrendered.   In the meantime, however, the French would kill tens of thousands of communists.   The day starts out as one of expectation and by afternoon, the barrage of shells coming in from the surrounding mountains begins hammering the massive French camp. The Viet Minh are gunning for French artillery emplacements.  Outlying camp Isabelle is taking heavy fire as are Claudine and Béatrice and other surrounding outposts.  Colonel Christian de Castries named the numerous outlying posts for his girlfriends of whom he had many.
  42. 1955 Sunday: John Hackett (flutes/woodwinds)- longtime collaborator with his brother Steve Hackett, formerly of Genesis[i], is born on this date in London, England.
  43. 1957 Wednesday: In Bismarck, North Dakota, future U.S. Senator John Hoeven, a future Republican, is born.  He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body representing his home state on January 03, 2011.
  44. 1960 Sunday: Future bassist with the Irish rock group, U2[ii], Adam Clayton, is born on this date in Chinoor, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.
  45. 1961 Monday: Floyd Patterson knocks out Swedish heavyweight boxer Ingmar Johansson at the 2:45 minute mark in the 6th round of a scheduled 15-round championship bout to retain the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.
  46. 1963 Wednesday: China invited Soviet President Nikita Khrushchev to visit Peking.  Elsewhere, at Madison Square Garden, heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay won a unanimous 10-round decision over his opponent, Doug Jones, to put his record to 18-0.  As for Jones, his record went to 21-4-1.
  47. 1964 Friday: Bar manager, Catherine “Kitty” Genovese, 28, was stabbed to death near her Queens, New York, home; the case generated controversy over the supposed failure of her neighbors to respond to her cries for help.
  48. 1965 Saturday: Jeff Beck replaces Eric Clapton[iii] in the UK band, the Yardbirds[iv].
  49. 1969 Thursday: The Apollo 9 astronauts splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, ending a mission that included the successful testing of the lunar module.     
  50. 1970 Friday: In San Diego, California, at the 1:59 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, Ken Norton scored a TKO over opponent, Stamford Harris to put his record to 14-0.
  51. 1974 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate voted 54-33 to restore the death penalty.  Meanwhile, OPEC leaders lifted embargo Arab oil-producing nations imposed upon the USA.
  52. 1985 Wednesday: In Norfolk, Virginia, in his third professional fight, Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield scored a TKO over his opponent, Fred Brown, at 1:56 in the 1st round of a scheduled 6-round bout.  His record went to 3-0.
  53. 1987 Friday: The mobster, John Gotti, is acquitted at one of his racketeering trials.
  54. 1991 Wednesday: Exxon pays $1 billion in fines over the Exxon-Valdez disaster.
  55. 1996 Wednesday: Thomas Hamilton slays 16 kindergartners, their teacher, and himself in a mass murder-suicide.
  56. 1999 Saturday: WBA and IBF heavyweight champion Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield scored a draw in his battle to win the WBC heavyweight title of the world from British boxer, Lennox “The Lion” Lewis.  It was a 12-round split decision.  Holyfield retained his titles as did Lewis.  Holyfield’s record went to 36-3-1 while that of Lewis went to 34-1-1.
  57. 2003 Thursday: The journal Nature reports that 350,000-year-old footprints of an upright-walking human have been found in Italy.
  58. 2009 Friday: In Palo Alto, California, former 3rd U.S. Transportation Secretary Clyde Brinegar died at age 82.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from February 02, 1973, to February 01, 1975.
  59. 2010 Saturday:  Six people are killed by a remotely operated bomb while travelling in southern Afghanistan in Tirin Kot, the capital of Afghanistan’s Uruzgan Province.
  60. 2011 Sunday: Over 200,000 people are evacuated from Japan as fear of nuclear contamination from the power plants grows.
  61. 2012 Tuesday: After 244 years of publication, Encyclopedia Britannica announced it would discontinue its print edition.
  62. 2013 Wednesday: For the first time in its history, the European Parliament rejects a European Union Budget.  Meanwhile, North Korea shreds the Korean Armistice agreement.  Elsewhere, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio becomes the new pope, taking the name Pope Francis.   He is the first non-European pontiff and the 266th pontiff.  Finally, longtime member of the British rock band, the Soft Machine[v]– Daevid Allen (guitars)- dies in Australia at age 77 from cancer.   
  63. 2014 Thursday: The government of the United Kingdom has announced that it will put £11 million into the funding of the Square Kilometer Array project, a radio telescope that will collect massive amounts of data from space, requiring immense computing resources.
  64. 2015 Friday: Through using the Hubble Deep Space Telescope, astronomers and scientists conclude that beneath the icy surface of Ganymede, the largest moon of Jupiter, a large ocean exists. 
  65. 2016 Sunday: In Ankara, Turkey, a suicide bombing occurs that kills 37 people.  Of course, the dictatorship declares the “Kurds the guilty party.”  Oh, please, it was a plot set in motion by the government to solidify its power.  Elsewhere, as Palestinians continue causing problems for the Israelis, Israeli defense forces round up nearly 20 Palestinian thugs and incarcerate them.
  66. 2017 Monday: British-born runner Ed Whitlock, the oldest man to run a marathon under four hours dies at age 86.  The marathon that gave him his record occurred the previous year at age 85.   Elsewhere, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announces that at this point in the ongoing civil war there, at least 465,000 people have lost their lives or have disappeared. 
  67. 2018 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump fires his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson via a Tweet.   From the very beginning, Secretary Tillerson has been an impediment to the Trump agenda.   Tillerson fell for the bull crap the left spread about the events of Charlottesville and what exactly President Trump said regarding that mess. 
  68. 2019 Wednesday: President Donald J. Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort receives and additional 43 months in jail on top of his 47 months for tax evasion and other Deep State-instigated and accused crimes.  Time for the president to pardon the guy.  Meanwhile, President Trump establishes the home of civil rights activists Medgar and Mylie Evers as a national monument in their hometown of Jackson, Mississippi.  Finally, POS California Governor Gavin Newsom- facing recall the following year- declares an indefinite moratorium on the death penalty claiming it discriminates against ‘marginalized communities.’
  69. 2020 Friday: Democrats and the Trump administration continue trying to hammer out a deal that will bring real relief to the American people combatting the Chinese-caused Wuhan Virus, aka COVID-19, which is sweeping the world.  The Democrats continue trying to expand the size of government and to stick in things like additional funding for abortion and other crazy things and the Trump administration and the GOP continue smacking them back and knocking them down.  What is up with the Democrats?  No one knows but they are a bunch of sick f**ks.  Meanwhile, President Trump addresses reporters at the White House and some of the assembled reporters seem eager to know if the president himself might be infected.  Horrible people.  Finally, the State Department ordered the Chinese ambassador to the United States to shut the hell up about trying to connect the U.S. Army to the outbreak of coronavirus that seemingly spilled out of that nation’s ONLY biowarfare lab.  The moratorium on air flights from Europe to the U.S. begins tonight at midnight.
  70. 2021 Saturday: DAY 53 of the BIDEN REGIME…these fools think they are going to confiscate our firearms.  They can try.  The DCCC is launching an ad blitz on television so the Biden administration can take a ‘victory lap’ as though somehow, THEY are the ones who created the vaccines and distributed them to the public.  In fact, they created a commercial showing every living ex-president and former first lady- with the exception of the Trumps!- going on about how miraculous it was we produced several COVID-19 vaccines.  Wow.  Talk about envy, jealousy, and hatred (and do you know what?  It won’t surprise us to see Jeb Bush throw his hat into the ring in 2023.  We agree with what the Reverend Jesse Jackson said several years back: ‘stay out’ d-bushes!’  Amen.).   Note- Joe Biden held a Democrats-only celebration of the ‘Chi-Vi Relief Bill’ in the White House Rose Garden yesterday which pissed off all the Republicans.
  71. 2021 Saturday A: The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announce that the Biden COVID-19 relief checks are getting underway, perhaps as early as this weekend.  We recall Joe saying before he became president that everyone was going to get $2,000 checks and not $1,400 checks.  Then, they combined the Joe’s payments with President Trump’s payments which means we already got the $600 and now the $1,400 is on the way.  What a scam.  This is taxpayer money, so we are getting our own money back PLUS we’ll have to pay taxes on the money back to the government.  This is the Democratic Party’s infamous money-go-round.  Now, they’re talking about a $4 trillion infrastructure bill- who’s going to do the majority of the work?  Chi-Coms like they do the California High-Speed Rail boondoggle.  All a scam…
  72. 2021 Saturday B: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says, ‘the Dems are still seeking to take control of U.S. Elections.’  We know this, Mitch.  The question is this: HOW will they circumvent the U.S. Constitution and when H.R. 1 arrives at the U.S. Supreme Court under challenge, what will Chief Justice John Roberts do?  Meanwhile, Republican senators continue badgering their Democrat counterparts and the Biden administration as to when they are going to remove the fencing and razor wire surrounding the U.S. Capitol and White House and when the troops are going to go home?  That phony POS General Russell Honoré says the Capitol’s defense requires 2,500 troops at all times around it; yet only 500 have volunteered to remain?  We guess the ones wanting to return home must be the evil Trumpsters the general seeks to excise like cancer from the U.S. military.  He should remember this: there are more of us than there are of YOU,  general.
  73. 2021 Saturday C: Part of General Honoré’s plan is to remove guns from the American people.  The Democrat sponsored bill seeks to ban ALL military-style assault weapons and magazines that hold more than 10 rounds.  Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-CA, claims the American people who already own such guns and accessories will be able to keep them, but we know that’s all bulls**t.  If they get this through without pushback, those ‘rights’ will vanish, too.  They also want background checks which they always demand but everyone who gets firearms- unless they’re thugs- undergoes background checks.  We prefer ‘somebody stole our guns.’  F**k anyone seeking to take away our 2nd amendment rights.
  74.  2021 Saturday D: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is backing a new process in his home state that would change how vacancies would be filled within the state if an opening arises.  It would strip the governor- who in this case happens to be Democrat Andy Beshear- of the ability to put a politician of his choice into a vacancy should one arise and permit the heavily GOP-controlled legislature in the driver’s seat.  We like this and we hope the bill becomes law.  The only reason Beshear won the seat back in 2018 is that everyone despised the Republican who held the seat- Matt Bevin- at the time.  
  75. 2021 Saturday E: The FCC designates FIVE Chi-Com tech companies as inimical to U.S. national security interests: Huawei, ZTE, Hytera Communications, Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology and Dahua Technology.  Each of these companies serves the Ministry of State Security in Beijing, monitoring the globe on behalf of the Chi-Com leadership.  Not good.  In other U.S. national security news, the southern border is still under assault by a tidal wave of illegal aliens from Central America as well as from across the world.  In all of 2019, the Trump administration had ONLY 2,600 illegal alien minors in custody while the Biden administration in just 53 days has 3,200 illegal aliens brats locked up in over-filled containers doing nothing.  Where are all the Democrats screaming and hollering about their mistreatment?  Where are the fake news reporters?  Why has the Biden administration forbidden cameras in the facilities?  We say load them onto buses and deport them NOW.   Even the Mexican president is blasting Joe Biden.  “Trump did a far better job dealing with illegal immigration” or words to that effect.
  76. 2021 Saturday F: The U.S. Department of Justice plans on filing more than 400 cases against the ‘insurrectionists’ that stormed the U.S. Capitol Building on January 06, 2021.  We suspect the Antifa, and Black Lives Matter scum will somehow be released on their own recognizance whereas any true Trump supporters will remain in solitary confinement after the judge throws the book at them.  Such are fascist countries.   In other Joe Biden news, the National Parks Service BANS fireworks at Mt. Rushmore this year.   Meanwhile, Dr. Scott Gottlieb who led the FDA during the Trump administration says, “Americans will be gathering before the Fourth of July.”  Joe Biden had said earlier in the week that we would be ‘lucky’ if we could gather in small groups.  F**k that, too.  The country is getting ready to erupt.  Soon.
  77. 2021 Saturday G: In other news, Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence announce the birth of their first grandchild.  Next, apparently the Portland, Oregon, cops took the fight to the Antifa human scum and kept them in check after a rough couple of days before.  We hope they begin cracking some skulls and run these scumbags out of the state.  Elsewhere, the Russian cops detain 200 people who were attending an opposition forum.  We learned yesterday that Putin’s No. 1 critic- Alexei Navalny- was moved from a prison near Moscow to an undisclosed black site.  These people want to see him freed.  Now, they probably are going to be joining him.
  78. 2021 Saturday H: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 119,469,346 confirmed cases, +445,489, 2,647,229, confirmed deaths, +8,342, and 67,621,472 confirmed recoveries, +252,910.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,633,697 confirmed cases, up 126,711 from yesterday’s reporting, 538,918 confirmed deaths, UP 3,160, and 115,379,301 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.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile drooling POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 210,441 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- Senile Joe, in another 12 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the frigging ‘VID.
  79. 2021 Saturday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,616,872 confirmed cases, 55,336 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,646 confirmed cases, 450 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 351,419 confirmed cases, 5,183 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- North Dakota, aka the Peace Garden State: currently, they have 100,973 confirmed cases, 1,488 confirmed deaths, and 98,797 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 817,799 confirmed cases, 5,988 confirmed deaths, and 776,099 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Peru, the home of the Incan Empire at least until Francisco Pizarro arrived on scene: 1,402,610 cases of the old Hubei Hooey, 48,664 confirmed deaths, and 1,308,175 confirmed recoveries.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, why even bother- they’re liars. 
  80. 2021 Saturday J: Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.824 per gallon, $3.543 in Hawaii, and $3.252 in Washington state.  Thank you, Joe, how about allowing fracking to continue as well as the Keystone XL Pipeline?  It would be beneficial for the people of this country.   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,048,361,528,794 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.  Cloward and Piven running amok.  The country is going to implode.
  81. 2021 Saturday K: Here are the results for tonight’s Super Lotto Draw #3542 with a $28 million jackpot on the line: 03, 07, 08, 13, 21, and Mega 19.  Out of 117,459 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $39,731.  The 5/5 ticket was sold at La Positas Liquor & Market in Santa Barbara, CA 93105.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #828 with a $169 million jackpot up for grabs- 05, 11, 51, 56, 61, and Powerball 02.  Out of 76,264 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers PLUS the Powerball for a prize of $10,854 apiece.
  82. 2021 Saturday L: Famed middleweight boxing champion “Marvelous Marvin” Hagler died from unexpected causes at age 66.  At one time, he would hold the WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring magazine middleweight boxing titles of the world while compiling a pro record of 67 fights, 62 wins (52 KOs), 3 losses, and 2 draws.
  83. 2022 Sunday: Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0768 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset’s Gleam.”  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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Levon Helm returned with his third solo album, “American Son,” on June 17, 1980, which did much to boost the singer/musician’s solo career.  There is no questioning his unique powerful voice, Helm could belt them out with the best of them and sang many of the Band’s most notable songs.  Here- like the best of vocalists, he reinterprets the works of others and does one hell of a job.  Joining Levon Helm (drums, vocals, harmonicas) are Buddy Emmons (perhaps the foremost pedal steel guitarist of our day), Muscle Shoals, Alabama, session drummer Jerry Carrigan, and an ever-growing cast of numerous other talented musicians and vocalists to round out the sound.  We hope you will seek this one out wherever you shop for the absolute best in music.  We think you will enjoy it as much as we do which is a great deal.  Seek it out now.    

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ENDNOTES:

[i] We promoted the music of Genesis and its members beginning on Tuesday, 02-April-2019 through Sunday, 15-September-2019.  This included not only the parent group but also Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Mike + the Mechanics, and Phil Collins.  Please, look for them.

[ii] 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.

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

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

[v] We hope to share the music of the Soft Machine sometime in the next 5-6 years.  Stick around for the day we do.

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