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

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

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 210

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

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

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

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0809 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Distant Mesa.”  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.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next album released by the Band was the group’s first live album, “Rock of Ages” remixed, expanded, and amazing: “Live at the Academy of Music 1971.”  A great album with which to begin, with the added tunes on the updated release, it’s even better.  This album features the best tunes ever recorded by the group and then some so we hope that you will investigate it to your heart’s content.  We think you will be glad you did.  The band features the same quintet of Rick Danko (bass, vocals, and fiddle), Robbie Robertson (guitars and vocals), Levon Helm (drums, percussion, vocals, mandolins, and tambourines), Richard Manuel (pianos, organs, and vocals), and Garth Hudson (keyboards and saxophones) augmented by additional horns and a guest appearance by the great Bob Dylan.  We hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure and be sure to introduce your friends and family to the music of the Band.  They will thank you, too.

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

[ii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The “Wings Over America” album appeared on Saturday, 07-January-2017.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[iii] See previous.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xiv] See previous.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

106. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2022

Friends, we understand that the left can say whatever they want about whomever they want. However, they persecute us for making light of all manner of things, lampooning bigwig politicians, or criticizing drastic social changes. Well, we will do our best to clean things up and put our critics at ease. What the hell.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 216

106. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2022:

Holy Saturday

U.S. Interior Secretary Caleb B. Smith; U.S. Secretaries of State William R. King and Anthony Blinken; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Charles J. Folger; Romanticist Francisco Goya, Chicago featuring Jason Scheff, Moby Grape featuring Skip Spence, Roxy Music featuring Graham Simpson, Savoy Brown featuring “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, and Uriah Heep featuring Lee Kerslake:

  1. 1178 B.C.: A solar eclipse may have marked the return of Odysseus, legendary king of Ithaca, to his kingdom after the Trojan War.
  2. 73 Sunday: Masada, a Jewish fortress where the zealots fled after the fall of Jerusalem, fell to the Romans after a lengthy siege, which ended the Great Jewish Revolt.
  3. 556 Friday: Pelagius I begins his reign as the 60th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pope from today until March 04, 561.
  4. 1789 Wednesday: President-elect George Washington left Mount Vernon, Virginia, for his inauguration in New York.
  5. 1808: In Boston, Massachusetts, future 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Caleb B. Smith is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Smith served under President Abraham Lincoln from March 05, 1861, to January 01, 1863.
  6. 1818 Thursday: The United States Senate ratified the Rush-Bagot amendment to form an unarmed U.S.-Canadian border.  Meanwhile, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, future 34th U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles J. Folger is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Folger would serve under President Chester A. Arthur from November 14, 1881, to September 04, 1884.
  7. 1828: In Bordeaux, France, famed Romanticist artist Francisco Goya died at age 82.
  8. 1854 Sunday: San Salvador virtually disappeared during a massive earthquake.
  9. 1861 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln forbids anyone in the United States from doing business with the Confederacy.
  10. 1862 Wednesday: During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia.  Meanwhile, the Confederacy conscripted all white men between the ages of 18 and 35.
  11. 1881 Saturday: In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fought his final gun battle.
  12. 1889 Tuesday: In London, England, famed movie star and film director Charles Chaplin was born on this date.
  13. 1900 Monday: The Post Office issued the first book of postage stamps.  The two-cent stamps appeared in books of 12, 24, and 48 stamps.
  14. 1905 Sunday: Andrew Carnegie donated $10 million of personal money to set up the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
  15. 1912 Tuesday: American aviator Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly across the English Channel, traveling from Dover, England, to France in 59 minutes.
  16. 1916 Sunday: In Mesopotamia, British relief forces are fighting to relieve their comrades trapped Kut.  The Ottoman Turks have siege lines drawn around the ancient city and have been starving and denying their British opponents water and military supplies.  British forces continue drawing closer and closer to the besieged garrison but cannot push through the positions held by the fanatical Turks.  Allah is, after all, on their side.
  17. 1917 Monday: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin arrived back from exile in Petrograd to join the Russian Revolution.   Kaiser Wilhelm II played his ‘secret weapon’ well: loaded aboard a closed train, Lenin and the Kaiser struck a deal- ‘we will send you back to Russia and when you take power, you take Russia out of the war.’  And so, it occurred.  However, when the communists took power, every nation in Europe shunned them because they did not want the evil disease of Marxism spreading to their countries but for now, all was well. 
  18. 1922 Sunday: A treaty signed in Italy between Germany and the USSR recognized the governments of one another’s countries.  Elsewhere, Annie Oakley shot 100 clay targets in a row to set a women’s record.
  19. 1927 Saturday: In Marktl am Inn, Bavaria, Germany, future 265th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XVI is born.  He would become pontiff on April 19, 2005, and would guide his flock until being forced into early retirement on February 28, 2013, so that Pope Francis could become pontiff.  
  20. 1938 Saturday: Great Britain recognizes the Italian annexation of the African nation of Abyssinia.
  21. 1939 Sunday: Soviet leader Josef Stalin calls for a pact between Great Britain, France, and the USSR to defend against Nazi aggression. 
  22. 1940 Tuesday: Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians threw the first no-hit, no-run game on opening day of baseball season.  The Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox by a score of 1-0.  Meanwhile, British troops land to the north and south of Trondheim in Norway as they seek to defy the Nazis an easy victory and to help the Norwegian military to keep the Germans tied down for as long as possible.
  23. 1941 Wednesday: The Yugoslav government (or what’s left of it) is attempting to negotiate an end to the Axis invasion of their country.  The Yugoslav military was not prepared for the Blitzkrieg that fell atop them like a load of bricks.  Anger Adolf Hitler and you will pay the price. 
  24. 1942 Thursday: During World War II, Britain’s King George VI awards the George Cross to the island of Malta for suffering German air attacks and invasion and for fighting back bravely.
  25. 1943 Friday: “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, rhythm guitarist and vocalist with both the original Savoy Brown[i] and a founding member of Foghat[ii] was born on today’s date in Dulwich, London, England.  Meanwhile, in Basel, Switzerland, chemist Albert Hoffman accidentally discovered the hallucinogenic effects of LSD-25 while working on the medicinal value of lysergic acid.  
  26. 1944 Sunday: The Red Army continues rolling up German and Rumanian pockets around Yalta as the Soviets continue pushing the Axis troops out of their country.  Although ill-supplied and devoid of hope, the Germans continue fighting for their lives because they are more afraid of the Fuhrer in Berlin than they are of their Russian enemies.
  27. 1945 Monday: Allied troops begin entering the German city of Nuremburg during World War II.  Meanwhile the Red Army commenced the Battle of Berlin.  First, they would have to capture the outlying heights and then cut off the city.  German troops know that they cannot win this battle; however, they plan to bleed the Red Army dry of blood.  Finally, in the Baltic Sea, a Soviet submarine torpedoed and sank the MV Goya, a luxury liner the Nazis impressed into service to haul refugees and wounded soldiers from the Baltic republics in the face of an attacking Red Army; it is estimated that up to 7,000 peopled died in the attack.
  28. 1947 Wednesday: The French ship Grandcamp blew up at the harbor in Texas City, Texas; another ship, the High Flyer, exploded the following day.  The blasts killed nearly 600 people.  Elsewhere, financier Bernard M. Baruch said in a speech at the South Carolina statehouse, “Let us not be deceived—we are today in the midst of a Cold War.”  Elsewhere, future rock drummer with the British band, Uriah Heep[iii], 1971-1979 / 1981-2007, Lee Kerslake—is born in in Winton, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, on this date.
  29. 1951 Monday: The British submarine Affray sinks in the English Channel resulting in the loss of 75 lives.
  30. 1954 Friday: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues, building in intensity.  Great pains are put into locating the enemy AA batteries so they can neutralize as many of them as possible which they do- at great cost in dwindling artillery ammunition.  The problem is, there are so many, taking out the ones they could cost them much-needed artillery ammo.  Meanwhile, Hanoi sends word that they are going to promote the leading officers by one rank.  Thus, Colonel Christian De Castries becomes Brigadier General De Castries while Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais and other lieutenant colonels move up to full bird colonel.  This is significant because it shows that leadership in Hanoi recognizes they are going to lose this fight…but not yet.[iv]
  31. 1962 Monday: Brazil nationalizes U.S. businesses.  Meanwhile, Walter Cronkite began anchoring the “CBS Evening News.”  Elsewhere, future U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is born in New York City, N.Y. on this date.  A Democrat, he would serve under Joe Biden from January 26, 2021, until?  Finally, New Orleans Archbishop Joseph Rummel excommunicated three local Roman Catholics for fighting racial integration of parochial schools.  
  32. 1963 Tuesday: Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote his “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” in which, the civil rights leader responded to a group of local clergymen who had criticized him for leading street protests; however, King, in his letter, defended his tactics, writing, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
  33. 1966 Saturday: Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain.
  34. 1967 Sunday: At the Western Open in El Monte, California, Bakersfield native Ken Barnes Jr. became the first skeet shooter to break a perfect 400 straight in all four guns (.410, 28, 20 and 12 gauges).  He is also the only shooter to this with pump action shotguns.
  35. 1968 Tuesday: The Pentagon announced that troops would begin coming home from Vietnam on this date.
  36. 1972 Sunday: Apollo 16 blasted off on a voyage to the moon with astronauts John W. Young, Charles M. Duke, Jr., and Ken Mattingly aboard.
  37. 1975 Wednesday: The Khmer Rouge Rebels won control of Cambodia after five years of civil war.  They renamed the country Kampuchea and began a reign of terror on this date.
  38. 1977 Saturday: At the Aladdin Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada, at the 2:18-minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, powerhouse slugger Earnie Shavers beats his opponent Howard Smith via a KO.  This would elevate Shavers’ pro record to 54-5-1.  On the undercard, in his first professional boxing match, Michael “The Jinx” Spinks scores a TKO of opponent, Eddie Benson, at the 2:56-minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his record to 1-0.
  39. 1978 Sunday: In Orissa, India, 180 people died when a tornado struck the area.
  40. 1982 Friday: Future Chicago[v] bassist/vocalist 1985-2016—Jason Scheff—is born on this date in San Diego, California.  Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth proclaimed Canada’s new constitution in effect, which severed the last colonial tie with Great Britain.
  41. 1983 Saturday: Steve Garvey set a new National League record by playing in his 1,118th consecutive game.
  42. 1986 Wednesday: After the United States bombed his African nation in retaliation for recent terrorist attacks, Libyan dictator, Moammar Khadafy appears on national television to dispute rumors that he died in the airstrike.
  43. 1987 Thursday: The U.S. Patent Office began allowing the patenting of new animals created by genetic engineering.
  44. 1990 Monday: Maximum unemployment benefits in the State of New York rise to $260 per week.
  45. 1991 Tuesday: In the NHL, the St. Louis Blues become the eighth team to come back from a 3-1 deficit as they beat the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 3-2 in Game 7 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals.
  46. 1992 Thursday: The House Ethics Committee listed 303 current and former lawmakers who had overdrawn their House bank accounts.  Elsewhere- at the Paramount Theater in New York City, N.Y., heavyweight boxer Michael “Dynamite” Dokes scored a KO on opponent, Danny Sutton, at the 2:54-minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his record to 47-3-2.
  47. 1996 Tuesday: In St. Louis, Mississippi, the ‘Easton Assassin’- heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes- wins a 10-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Quinn Navarre, to put his professional record to 64-5.
  48. 1999 Friday: In Santa Cruz, California, Skip Spence, the original drummer of the Jefferson Airplane[vi] and then one of the guitarists of the San Francisco rock band, Moby Grape[vii], died from lung cancer on this date; he was 52-years-old.  Elsewhere- in Copenhagen, Denmark, heavyweight boxer Brian Nielsen scores a 4th round TKO over his opponent, “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon, in a scheduled 10-round bout.  Witherspoon’s record went to 46-9 while that of Nielsen went to 49-0.
  49. 2002 Tuesday: The Supreme Court overturned major parts of a 1996 child pornography law based on rights to freedom of speech.   Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition, 535 U.S. 234 (2002) struck down two overly broad provisions of the Child Pornography Prevention Act of 1996 over First Amendment rights.  
  50. 2003 Wednesday: The U.S. State Department announces a summit of the U.S., the People’s Republic of China, and North Korea will kowtow in Beijing over April 23-24, 2003, to discuss the paused North Korean nuclear program.  Of course, nothing will come of this, but it looks good to the little people.
  51. 2004 Friday: The Human Rights Commission at the United Nations- such a stellar body with a distinguished track record (yeah, right) got a BIG HIGH-FIVE from the Chinese when the commission smacked down a motion by the United States to condemn China’s abysmal record on human rights.  Rice wine all around, folks.  Elsewhere, as the fight in Iraq goes from bad to worse, the U.S. military drops a 1,000-pound bomb near the Shiite town of Najaf.  Good going let’s make those people love us even more there, President George W. Bush.  
  52. 2005 Saturday: Leaders of the G7 meet in Washington, D.C., in the headquarters of the World Bank.  The main topics of discussion are rising energy costs and the tying of the U.S. dollar to the Chinese yuan.   Elsewhere, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, heavyweight boxer Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall scores an 8-round unanimous decision over opponent, Cornelius Ellis, to put his record to 43-8-1.
  53. 2006 Sunday: Communist Chinese President Hu Jintao holds a banquet for the honorary head of the Kuomintang, the Nationalist Party of Taiwan, Lien Chan.  This was back in a time when there was a thaw between the two countries and the fascist politics of the mainland a decade or so later were not common. 
  54. 2007 Monday: In the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, Virginia Tech gunman Seug-Hui Cho killed 33 people and injured 23 others before committing suicide.   Elsewhere, reports coming out of Iraq suggest that the U.S. is holding at least 18,000 Iraqis in various prisons with the average stay being a year and for some, far longer.   A study coming out of Iraq itself says that children in the godforsaken country are suffering at the hands of the invaders.
  55. 2008 Wednesday: The United States Supreme Court upholds lethal injection as a means of capital punishment.  Challenges over it being ‘cruel and unusual punishment’ were pushed aside as folks, you want to use Old Sparky, the gas chamber, the gallows, what- we need some way with which to eliminate condemned murderers.
  56. 2009 Thursday: Bolivian police kill three foreigners and arrest two others, men whom they claim had come to their country to assassinate their leader, communists President Evo Morales and Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera.  Sounds like a crock of crap to us.  
  57. 2010 Friday: Planes across the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia are grounded because of the volcanic ash coming from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges Goldman-Sachs with defrauding its investors.
  58. 2011 Saturday: In Egypt, the court orders the former ruling National Democratic Party of Hosni Mubarak be dissolved.  Next, in Cuba, President Raul Castro proposes ‘term limits’ for ‘elected officials.’  Come on, Raul, Cuba is a communist s**thole and things such as ‘term limits’ and ‘elections’ are complete shams, meant only for foreign consumption.
  59. 2012 Monday: Following political reforms in Myanmar, Australia relaxes sanctions on the country, including by-elections earlier this month where opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi’s party won more than a dozen seats.  Elsewhere, Roxy Music’s[viii] original bassist, Graham Simpson, died on this date in London, United Kingdom.  Meanwhile, “God Save the Queen,” the Sex Pistols big tune from 35 years ago which the BBC banned finally can be heard in the United Kingdom in time for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
  60. 2013 Tuesday: The defense ministry of China accuses the United States of increasing tensions in the Asia-Pacific region by increasing its military presence and supporting Vietnam, Japan, and the Philippines in long-term territorial disputes with the country.  Elsewhere, following yesterday’s attack on the Boston Marathon, organizers of the London Marathon- occurring this Sunday- are reassessing their security setup for the event.  Elsewhere, North Korea is having a meltdown over recent protests in South Korea in which residents of Seoul were burning portraits of the leadership.  They demand immediate apologies and cessation of all anti-Democratic Republic of North Korea activities or else.
  61. 2014 Wednesday: South Korean ferry MV Sewol sank; 304 people drowned, most of who were students on vacation.   Elsewhere, Russian hegemony continues in the Ukraine where ‘pro-Russian protesters’ manage to overpower Ukrainian forces and capture six of their armored personnel carriers. 
  62. 2015 Thursday: Migrants continue drowning in the Mediterranean in the waters between Libya and Italy as, yet another boat goes down, taking at least 340 people down to Davey Jones’ locker.  Elsewhere, European authorities charge 15 Muslim men from another boat with murder seeing as how they threw 12 Christians overboard to drown when their boat was floundering in high seas.  Crucify them.
  63. 2016 Saturday: The Afghan government continues repelling Taliban attacks on the city of Kunduz.  Afghan and U.S. troops are keeping the jihadists at bay.  Half a world away, Syria and ISIS continue doing battle with one another and many parts of the city of Aleppo are smoldering ruins.  For every rocket attack, the Syrian government answers with airstrikes.  Civilians are fleeing in all directions.
  64. 2017 Sunday: Dictatorial thug leader of Turkey- Recep Tayyip Erdogan- ‘wins’ approval for an 18-article constitutional reform which thrusts the nation ever deeper into totalitarianism.  Elsewhere, due to the stupidity of Hamas and Fatah officials, the Gaza Strip’s ONLY power generating plants shuts down.  It has run out of fuel, its bills have gone unpaid, many among the leadership have skimmed off fortunes from money given to the Palestinian Authority and all they can do is to blame it on the ‘blockade.’  Look, dimwits, the answer is simple: stop building tunnels into Israel and do something for your people.  Period. 
  65. 2018 Monday: Following a recent chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government on the town of Douma, critics are bellowing that the Russians have ‘covered up evidence at the crime scene’ to which, the Russians say, ‘not likely’ and that as soon as it’s safe there (as soon as they finish cleaning it up), they will allow a team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to visit the area. 
  66. 2019 Tuesday: While many of us love the Seattle Seahawks, there is no reason as to WHY the team made quarterback Russell Wilson the highest-paid QB in the game, giving him both a $65 million signing bonus as well as a four-year extension worth $140 million.  The rest of the team is struggling so it appears Seattle is going down the path the Baltimore Ravens went with QB Joe Flacco.  Where is Joe NOW?   Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump vetoes a bill demanding an end to U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iranian-backed Houthi scum in Yemen.
  67. 2020 Thursday: Jobless claims due to COVID-19, the Chinese gift to the world that won’t stop giving, come in at 5.2 million for the week.  Total claims since social distancing and economic shutdown hit 22 million Americans out of work.  This is all because of China.  We must make them pay when we come to the end of the pandemic, which we hope is soon.  Word continues to appear that demonstrate that the Wuhan Virus Crisis did indeed come out of a Chinese laboratory in the city of Wuhan where it just so happens the Chinese conduct biowarfare studies.  Although they continue lying that the virus came from somewhere else, who can believe a single word a communist regime says?  Communists always lie, it’s in their DNA which is why no one should take them at their word.  COVID-19 Statistics: currently, there are 2,151,199 confirmed cases around the planet what with 1 confirmed cases around the planet what with 143,725 confirmed fatalities as well as 541,501 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 672,931 confirmed cases with 34,386 confirmed deaths and 54,594 confirmed recoveries.  The Chinese claim 84,593 confirmed cases, 3,342 confirmed deaths and 79,112 confirmed recoveries.  Boy do the communists lie.
  68. 2020 Thursday A: The stock market today: the DOW Jones Industrial Average is 23,537.68, UP 33.33 (0.14%); the NASDAQ is 8,532.36, UP 139.19 (1.66%), and the S & P is 2,799.55, UP 16.19 (0.58%).  President Trump lays out his plan for a gradual reopening of the economy and people are ecstatic.  Meanwhile, authoritarian Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell slander defenders of the U.S. Constitution who have protested the governor’s fascist executive orders by claiming the protesters were waving ‘Confederate and Swastika flags.’  Show us some pictures, please.  Again, we say, “ANTIFA, WHERE THE F**K ARE YOU?  YOU SHOULD BE IN MICHIGAN FIGHTING AGAINST THIS FASCIST GOVERNOR AND HER FELLOW DEMOCRATS!”
  69. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 139,274,615 confirmed cases, +933,695, 2,989,590  confirmed deaths, +14,760, and 79,359,280 confirmed recoveries, +573,576.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,764,754 confirmed cases, UP 82,708 from yesterday’s reporting, 571,464 confirmed deaths, UP 933, and 119,018,094 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.[ix]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  70. 2021 Friday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 244,572 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  Meanwhile, people are questioning WHY if everyone is getting their shots why the hell people must continue wearing masks like that dimwitted little troll, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci continues telling us to do.  WTF is up with that?  
  71. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,712,566 confirmed cases, 60,837 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,155,744 confirmed cases, 34,330 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,337 confirmed cases, 473 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 383,967 confirmed cases, 5,412 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Arkansas, the home of future Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders: they have 332,949 confirmed cases, 5,686 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[x] 
  72. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,902 confirmed cases, 6,315 confirmed deaths, and 827,934 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Nepal, a country the Chinese are trying to undermine and make a de facto piece of the RED EMPIRE: 282,890 cases of the virus, 3,070 confirmed deaths and 274,812 confirmed recoveries.[xi]    
  73. 2021 Friday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,200.67, UP 164.68 points (+0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,052.34, UP 13.58 points (+0.97%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,185.47, UP 15.05 points (+0.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.07 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.10%).  The price of GOLD is $1,777.30 per troy oz., -2.90 (-0.16%) while the price of SILVER is $26.04 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.25%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,206.00 per troy oz, -2.70 (-0.22%) while the price of COPPER is $4.16 per pound, -0.00 (-0.08%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,777.50 per troy oz, +36.77 (+1.34%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,600.00 per troy oz., +500.00 (+1.78%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000016.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Gibraltar pounds, one greenback equals 0.72860 and in Guatemalan Quetzal, a buck equals 7.72.[xv]   
  74. 2021 Friday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.953 per gallon, $2.833 in Florida, $3.748 in Hawaii, and $3.352 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Illinois: $3.080.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,178,345,152,208 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  75. 2021 Friday F: GUNS, GUNS, GUNS– You know folks, last night, 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole went into the FedEx facility at the Indianapolis, Indiana, airport, shot and killed 8 people, wounded several others, and then took his own life.  His mother reportedly warned the cops last year that her son might try to go out via suicide by cop.  This is a tragedy for all involved but here’s the deal: since Joe Biden has become president, there have been more mass shootings than there were under the last two years of President Donald J. Trump what with 30 dead so far this month alone.  This tells us that the rhetoric used by feeble old Joe Biden and his Democratic Party henchmen-and-women is driving the nuts to go berserk, shooting, and killing and maiming innocent people.  It is clear many fear they are going to lose their weapons and since they have unfinished business, are going to act on it NOW.  Stop with all the HATE SPEECH, Joe, enough is enough.  (Note- the cops in Indianapolis say they are searching for a motive.  What the hell!  Mr. Hole wanted to die, and he had some people with whom he wanted to settle scores.  Period).
  76. 2021 Friday G: BULLS**T POLL OF THE DAY– a recent PEW Poll says that Joe Biden’s approval rating stands at 59-percent.  Please.  This nothing but crap.  Speaking of Joe Biden, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, says, that ‘Joe Biden is not up to the task at hand, especially the Chi-Coms who are our biggest threat and someone we should have nuked back in 1951.  In other Joe Biden news, he is holding his first meeting with another foreign leader, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan, at the White House today.  We wonder who is speaking for him.   Anyhow, the two leaders agree that the Taiwan Strait must remain stable.
  77. 2021 Friday H: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE– common sense people are beginning to ask WTF we shut our country down over the Chi-Com virus when hundreds of thousands of people continue swamping across our border and disappearing into the interior of the country?  If the federal government could give a flying f**k about how many of the invaders have COVID-19, then why should anyone else?  Speaking of the border crisis, President George W. Bush- an ‘esteemed former president’ if one ever existed (yeah, right) says he supports immigration reform but not amnesty.  George, we feel the same way about you as we do Jimmy Carter.  When either one of you dimwits says anything, we quickly move onto something else.   
  78. 2021 Friday I: JOE BIDEN REFUGEE NEWS–  House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the dumb b***h who slurs her words bad enough already but with a mask strapped over her pie hole makes it even more difficult to understand what the hell she is saying chided Joe Biden on not taking in enough refugees.  Oh, please, Nance, please Joe, bring in some more winners like Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, like the Syrian shooter in Boulder, Colorado, like the Boston bombers, please, bring in some more of those America-hating POS, we need more of them ASAP.   Meanwhile, Joe Biden moves to placate our European allies and says he will remove Trump-era caps on the number of refugees our country accepts in.  That truly sucks.
  79. 2021 Friday J: POLITICAL NEWS I– Someone said Chelsea “The Genius” Clinton may run for Congress.  Good God Almighty, please say it ain’t so.  She is as stupid as is the Fly, aka Baby Evita, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, she with her Boston College economics degree.   Then again, she would fit right in with all the dimwitted Democrats serving in Congress already like Hank “Flat Top” Johnson, DS-GA 4th congressional district, and Congresswoman Sheila “Putty Puss” Jackson Lee, DS-TX 18th congressional district, and Congressman ‘Mr.’ James “Influence” Clyburn, DS-SC 6th congressional district, she would fit right in.   
  80. 2021 Friday K: POLITICAL NEWS II– Glenn Beck said today on his radio show that in the cities where Black Lives Matter protesters ran amok raping, pillaging, looting, robbing, and beating, there were a combined total of more than 6,000 additional homicides.  Coincidence?  We think not.  They are not a peace-loving group; they are fascist black-and-brown-shirted thugs in need of eradication.  Elsewhere, in other political news, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, has challenged the highly cerebral Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th congressional district to a debate on the Green New Deal.  Now, we would pay handsomely to get ringside seats to see this duel to the death, MTG doing battle with the Fly on pay-per-view-TV.  Sign us up now.
  81. 2021 Friday L: POLITICAL NEWS III– In other political news, we learn that the director for the new Black Panther sequel is NOT going to follow his WOKE liberal comrades and boycott Georgia.  Good.  ‘WOKE’ will go away when people pay it NO attention.  None of us are going to NFL, NBA, or MLB games ever again nor are we going to buy Coca-Cola® products, Nike® sportswear, or any of the other crap that is boycotting everything.  We are not going to see movies, we do not have to see how stupid we are, how great the Chi-Coms and perverts are, enough is enough.   Elsewhere, the great state of Florida passes an anti-riot bill.  About time someone does.  Look, government’s number one job is this: protecting the lives of its citizens and their property.  Plain, simple, and easy for the stupid to understand.  Once you raise an arm to throw a Molotov cocktail, you get shot.  Once you throw bricks and don’t stop when you are told to stop, you get shot.  Once you start looting, you are eligible to get shot.  This is the way it always was and should be again.
  82. 2021 Friday M: 2020 ELECTION NEWS– reports continue to arise that the number one person behind the changed election laws in numerous states and in the subsequent theft of the election from President Donald J. Trump is Bill and Hillary Clinton’s number one hired thug, attorney Mark Elias.  A partner at Perkins Cole, he is the head of their ‘political law’ department and this man- if we are to believe what we are now learning- is the number one operative behind the stolen election and the subsequent cover-ups of the theft.  In all states where election information has already been trashed, those states should have to hold another election at their expense.
  83. 2021 Friday N: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– We learn that Hunter Biden’s NEW book in which he talks about smoking crack, banging teenaged whores, and doing all sorts of other evil and disgusting stuff has sold a whopping 10,638 books in its first week.  According to Bill O’Reilly, this is ‘crap’ seeing as how Bill’s new book, “Killing the Mob” has already sold 60,000 copies and is not even on the shelves of bookstores yet.  In other news, people are lamenting the 13-year-old boy who was shot dead in Chicago the other night by a cop.  Adam Toledo, aka Lil Homicide and Baby Diablo was gangbanging with his buds at 2:30 in the morning, running around with a loaded gun, shot at cops, then ran away and dumped the gun just as the cops rolled up and got shot.  YOU don’t want to get shot, don’t be banging, don’t be shooting at cops, and don’t be running around in the middle of the night.  Period.   We shed no tears.  Next, Raul Castro, dictator of Cuba, says yes indeed, he is going to resign.  Wow.
  84. 2021 Friday O: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– U.S. Interior Secretary Debra Haaland, the first Norwegian-Native American to hold the job, is dumping Trump era rules concerning the fossil fuel industry’s rights on public lands.  Apparently, oil and gas companies will no longer be able to drill for vital national resources leaving us dependent upon OPEC, Russia, and other Third World producers of energy.  This makes no sense.  Next, conservative House Republicans are forming the ‘America First Caucus,’  a group to continue the legacy of President Donald J. Trump.   Next, Minneapolis public schools are hurriedly switching over to online learning as the city (and the country) braces for the verdict in the murder trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.   Finally, the mother of slain EMT Breonna Taylor- Tamika Palmer- slams both State Representative Attica Scott, D-Louisville, and BLM, labeling both of them as ‘frauds’ in the aftermath of the shooting death of her daughter.  According to Ms. Palmer, she watched the TWO raise money off the death of Breonna without doing a damned thing to help her family.  Wow.  We understand.
  85. 2021 Friday P: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1651: 17, 27, 28, 50, 55, and Mega 25.  Out of 105,680 winning tickets, the highest winners were 64 people who had four numbers for a prize of $496 apiece.
  86. 2022 Saturday: Friends, we understand that the left can say whatever they want about whomever they want.  However, they persecute us for making light of all manner of things, lampooning bigwig politicians, or criticizing drastic social changes.   Well, we will do our best to clean things up and put our critics at ease.  What the hell.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0802 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Desert Hills.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album that came out is technically a Richard Manuel album although credited in some locations as a joint effort between Rick Danko and Richard Manuel.  “Live at O’ Toole’s Tavern” came out on July 20, 2009, and featured Manuel (pianos, vocals), Danko (bass, fiddle, guitars vocals), Jim Weider (guitars, bass), and a harmonica player.  One finds 18 glorious tunes here, many from the Band but others from elsewhere.  We certainly hope that everyone who enjoys both the Band and its individual components to seek this one out, give it a good listen, and to pick it up.  We think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time along with “Lonesome Dave” who ranks amongst the best rhythm guitarists and rock vocalists ever which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[ii] We began promoting the music of Foghat, one of the all-time greatest rock bands to explode out of England, beginning on Monday, 18-February-2018 through Monday, 19-March-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this celebrated group out by checking out the blog posts on those dates.

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

[iv] As always, our main source is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, Da Capo Press, 2004.

[v] We will present the music of Chicago- and its various members’ solo careers- sometime in 2030 so we hope you will remain with us until then.

[vi] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane, the Jefferson Starship, Starship, and of the various bands’ members beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  Please look for them and enjoy.

[vii] We promoted the music of the famed San Francisco, California, rock band, Moby Grape, on Monday, 09-April-2012 through Monday, 23-April-2012.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[viii] We promoted the music of Roxy Music, as well as its three principal members- Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera, and Andy Mackay- beginning on Wednesday, 05-February-2020, through Sunday, 19-April-2020.

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

[x] Speaking of the decision to flip the game from Atlanta to Denver, we learned today that unsavory people like Stacey Abrams and the big dimwit, the pro-Chi-Com-loving LeBron James were integral in getting the game moved.  How outrageous.  How evil.  Scumbags.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

92. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 02, 2022

2021 Friday: TOP STORY OF THE DAY- An apparent member of the Nation of Islam- 25-year-old Noah Green- accelerated his vehicle into a barricade manned by Capitol Hill law enforcement on the U.S. Senate side of Constitution Avenue. One officer- William Evans- died in the event as did the suspect when he leapt from his smoking car with a machete and was shot dead for his troubles. It’s sad for the Left as we are sure they would have taken great delight in identifying the dead perp as a member of the Trump inner circle when in reality, it was one of the Left’s countless tools.

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92. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 02, 2022:

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed; Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen; U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander H.H. Stuart; Lilah Paulikovich of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, the Cars featuring David Robinson, Edwin Starr, “Rumours” by Fleetwood Mac, the Guess Who featuring Kurt Winter, Joe Walsh featuring Joe Vitale, Leon Russell, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Leon Russell Wilkerson, and Motown legend Marvin Gaye:

  1. 999 Tuesday: The 139th Roman Catholic Pope Sylvester II begins his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide all of Christendom from today until May 12, 1003.
  2. 1285 Monday: The 190th Roman Catholic Pope Honorius IV began his time as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He would guide all his flock until April 03, 1287.
  3. 1513 Wednesday: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon and his expedition landed in present-day Florida; however, some historians say he did not land until the following day.
  4. 1550 Sunday: The city of Genoa, Italy, expels its Jewish citizens.  
  5. 1792 Monday: The U.S. Congress passed the Coinage Act with which to regulate the coins of the United States.  The act authorized $10 Eagles, $5 Half-Eagles, $2.50 Quarter-Eagle gold coins, silver dollars, dollars, quarters, dimes, and half-dimes to be minted.  
  6. 1801 Thursday: During the Napoleonic Wars, the naval Battle of Copenhagen occurs on this date; the British led by Admiral Horatio Nelson destroys the Danish fleet.
  7. 1807 Thursday: In Staunton, Virginia, future 3rd U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander H.H. Stuart is born on this date.  A future Whig, he would serve under President Millard Fillmore from September 14, 1850, to March 07, 1853.
  8. 1863 Thursday: During the Civil War, the Richmond Bread Riot erupted in the Confederate capital as a mob made up mostly of women, outraged over food shortages, attacked, and looted stores.
  9. 1865 Sunday: The president of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis, flees the capital city of Richmond, Virginia.
  10. 1866 Monday: President Andrew Johnson ends war in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
  11. 1872 Tuesday: George B. Brayton patents the gasoline-powered engine.
  12. 1877 Monday: The first Easter Egg Roll takes place on the lawn of the White House.
  13. 1889 Tuesday: Charles Hall patented aluminum.
  14. 1902 Wednesday: The first motion picture theater opened in Los Angeles with the name, Electric Theatre.
  15. 1905 Sunday: On this day, the builders of the Simplon rail tunnel which went under the Alps, and which connected Switzerland and Italy officially opened it on this date.
  16. 1910 Saturday: Karl Harris perfected the process for the artificial synthesis of rubber on this date.
  17. 1912 Tuesday: The just-completed RMS Titanic left Belfast to begin its sea trials eight days before the start of its ill-fated maiden voyage.
  18. 1915 Friday: French warplanes continue hitting German targets in their portion of occupied France as fighting on the Western Fronts continues to seesaw back and forth.  World War I pilots are truly the ‘knights of the sky.’
  19. 1916 Sunday: During World War I, German Zeppelin raids continue causing havoc along the eastern coast of Great Britain and even into Scotland.  Elsewhere, on the Southeastern Front, Russian forces continue overrunning Armenia, part of the Ottoman Turkish Empire. 
  20. 1917 Monday: President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war against Germany, saying, “The world must be made safe for democracy.”  Four days later, Congress declared war on the Huns.
  21. : Now that Russia has been knocked out of the war and the Bolsheviks are running amok, White Russian forces arm German and Austro-Hungarian POWs and put them to work killing communists throughout Siberia.
  22. 1921 Saturday: Albert Einstein lectures in New York City on his new “theory of relativity.”
  23. 1926 Friday: In Calcutta, India, savage rioting takes place between Muslims and Hindus.
  24. 1932 Saturday: Aviator Charles A. Lindbergh and John F. Condon went to a cemetery in Bronx, New York, where Condon turned over $50,000 to a man in exchange for the kidnapped son of Lindbergh.  (The child, however, was not returned and was found dead the following month).
  25. 1935 Tuesday: Sir Watson-Watt received a patent for RADAR.
  26. 1939 Sunday: In Washington, D.C., future Motown legend, Marvin Gaye, is born on this date.
  27. 1940 Tuesday: The German General Staff and Adolf Hitler lock the date for the simultaneous invasions of both Norway and Denmark as April 09.  German assets are already building up.  Meanwhile, Luftwaffe bombers continue targeting the British naval base at Scapa Flow.
  28. 1941 Wednesday: The Afrika Korps continues its inexorable drive across North Africa on the way to the outskirts of Egypt.  The goal is to capture the Suez Canal and then strike north through Palestine and Syria to entice the Turks to enter the war on the side of the Axis.  Meanwhile, there is some dissension in the Hungarian government about siding with the Axis, but the one holdout decides to commit suicide.  The Hungarians are the fourth member of the Axis with Romania soon to follow.
  29. 1942 Thursday: The USS Hornet with Jimmy Doolittle’s B-25 Bombers aboard leave San Francisco Bay bound for the Empire of Japan.  Elsewhere, Leon Russell[i], noted singer-songwriter is born.
  30. 1943 Friday: Fighting continues in the Aleutian Islands as U.S. airpower continues hammering Japanese positions on Kiska and Attu.  For the Japanese, the Aleutian Islands campaign was a feint to draw off American forces from Midway.  This theater of the war witnessed some heavy fighting in some of the most inhospitable territory on earth.
  31. 1944 Sunday: During World War II, the Soviet Red Army begins its march into pro-Nazi Romania, intent on making them pay for having sided with the Germans against them.  Meanwhile, in liberated Italy, the communists pour out into the streets in support of the new Badoglio government.
  32. 1945 Monday: Brazil and the Soviet Union establish diplomatic relations.  Elsewhere, the Eastern Front continues to see heavy fighting in Hungary, Poland, and on the Western Front.  German forces are being pushed back across every front.
  33. 1946 Tuesday: Guitarist with the Guess Who[ii], Kurt Winter, is born on this date in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  He would be an integral part of the band for several years.  
  34. 1947 Wednesday: The United Nations Security Council voted the United States to administer as trustee formerly held Japanese islands in the Pacific. 
  35. 1949 Saturday: Famed rock-and-roll drummer who would play with Joe Walsh[iii] and numerous other musicians and bands, Joe Vitale, was born on this date in Canton, Ohio.  Also born on this date is future drummer of the Cars[iv]— David Robinson (drums 1976-1988 / 2010-present).  His birthplace is Malden, Massachusetts.
  36. 1951 Monday: General Dwight D. Eisenhower assumed command of all allied forces in the Western Mediterranean and Europe on this date.
  37. 1952 Wednesday: Future bassist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[v] (1972-2001 until his death), Leon Russell Wilkerson was born on this date in Newport, Rhode Island.
  38. 1954 Friday: At the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, fighting continues to range on the eastern and northern strongpoints, the Elianes and Huguettes.  General Giap’s People’s Army is determined to tighten the perimeter so as to completely close the airstrip.  Heavy artillery fire back and forth is turning the land into a moonscape and each communist assault and French counterattack rages over a wasted landscape.  Meanwhile, later in the evening fresh French paratroopers are being flown in if they can get through the AA fire.  South of the main camp at Isabelle, the defenders there wage an ongoing battle during the day in which, they go out and fill in Viet Minh approach trenches and then at night fight off attacks.  The troops are growing fatigued on both sides.[vi]
  39. 1956 Monday: Two soap operas— “The Edge of Night” and “As the World Turns”—debuted on CBS-TV on this date.
  40. 1958 Wednesday: Lilah Paulikovich, chef and author with the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day was born on this date in Pearl City, Hawaii.  Elsewhere, the National Advisory Council on Aeronautics was renamed NASA.  Finally, San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen coined the term, “Beatnik,” which he used to refer to the pre-hippie counterculture.  He derived the term from two things, the first being the “Beat Generation” while the second came from the Soviet launch of its second Sputnik spacecraft.  Meanwhile, future Acting Attorney General of the United States Jeffrey Rosen is born in Boston, Massachusetts.  A Republican, he would serve under President Donald J. Trump from December 24, 2020, to January 20, 2021.
  41. 1963 Tuesday: The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., began his first non-violent campaign in Birmingham, Alabama.
  42. 1965 Friday: Future victim of Los Angeles police brutality, Rodney King, is born on this date.
  43. 1966 Saturday: South Vietnamese troops joined in demonstrations at Hue and Da Nang for an end to military rule.
  44. 1972 Sunday:  Burt Reynolds appeared nude in “Cosmopolitan” magazine on this date to much acclaim by women and consternation by men.
  45. 1975 Wednesday: During the final days of the Vietnam War, thousands of refugees from the Quang Ngai Province flee in the face of advancing North Vietnamese troops and tanks.
  46. 1977 Saturday: Fleetwood Mac’s[vii] “Rumors” album goes #1 and remains #1 for 31 weeks.
  47. 1978 Sunday: The TV show, “Dallas” premieres on CBS as a five-week mini-series.
  48. 1980 Wednesday: To help the U.S. economy rebound, President Jimmy Carter signs the Crude Oil Windfall Profits Tax Act into law.  Meanwhile, in Huntington, N.Y., the 77th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed died.  A Democrat, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice George Sutherland.   He served from 01-27-1938 to 02-25-1957.
  49. 1981 Thursday: In eastern Lebanon, there is heavy fighting between the Christian Druze militia and the Syrian army.
  50. 1982 Friday: Several thousand troops from Argentina seized the disputed Falkland Islands, located in the South Atlantic, from Britain.  (Britain seized the islands back the following June).
  51. 1983 Saturday: In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith scores a TKO over his opponent, Nate Robinson, at the 1:35 minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 8-round bout to put his pro record to 7-1.
  52. 1985 Tuesday: The NCAA Rules Committee adopted the 45-second shot clock for men’s basketball to begin in the 1986 season.
  53. 1989 Sunday: To mend strained relations between the Soviet Union and Cuba, Soviet leader, Mikhail S. Gorbachev arrives in Havana.
  54. 1992 Thursday: Mob boss John Gotti is found guilty by a jury of his peers in the murder of his former boss, Paul “Big Paul” Castellanos.
  55. 1995 Sunday: The New York Police Department and New York Transit Police merge into one organization.
  56. 1996 Tuesday: Lech Walesa resumed his old job as an electrician at the Gdansk shipyard.  He was the former Solidarity union leader who became Poland’s first post-war democratic president.
  57. 2002 Tuesday: In Israel, a siege gets underway as Israeli troops surround the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem due to Islamists retreating to it and securing themselves inside it.
  58. 2003 Wednesday: In Chiswell, Nottinghamshire, England, soul rocker, Edwin Starr, dies at age 61 from a heart attack.
  59. 2004 Friday: The Islamic terrorists involved in the attack on Spain’s railway, their so-called ‘9/11” (March 11, 2004), attempt to attack the Spanish high-speed train, AVE, near Madrid; however, Spanish authorities stop them in their tracks, no pun intended.
  60. 2005 Saturday: After 26 years and 168 days, Pope St. John Paul II concluded his time as pontiff on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on October 16, 1978, and with President Ronald Reagan and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher toppled the Soviet Union.
  61. 2010 Friday: Rescuers at a Shanxi mine in communist China are attempting to reach 153 trapped miners.  They report hearing signs of life including tapping, banging, and voices calling for help.  Family members of the trapped miners have been angry with local government believing they have consigned these people to their fates.
  62. 2011 Saturday: With the Arab Spring underway, the North Korean government decides that it had better crackdown on computers and other electronics that could broadcast news of what is going on elsewhere around the world thus causing problems for their brand of crackpot communism.  Anyone with unsanctioned devices, well, three generations of their family will end up in the gulags.
  63. 2012 Monday: Three widows and two daughters of Osama bin Laden were charged with illegally living in Pakistan; they were sentenced with 45 days in jail and fined $114 each.  Elsewhere, British Prime Minister David Cameron- speaking on the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War- refers to it as a ‘profound wrong.’  This followed a still angry Argentina threatening action against UK banks and their tacit ally in the conflict, the United States.
  64. 2013 Tuesday: The Arms Trade Treaty, the first-ever bill to regulate the global trade in conventional weapons, is passed by the U.N. General Assembly.  Meanwhile, in Tamaulipas, Mexico, authorities discover nine mutilated bodies in the trunk of a car.  How nice.  Moving on, in Peshawar, Pakistan, seven people are killed in a terrorist attack on a power station.  Finally, Uruguay passed legislation legalizing homosexual marriage on this date.
  65. 2014 Wednesday: In the United States, the National Security Agency—aka the NSA—announces that it has been using a legal loophole by which, it monitors, collects, and stores millions of phone records and emails of the American people.  Thank you, President Obama, for authorizing this outrage!  Meanwhile, the United States Supreme Court ruled that limits on the total amount of money individuals can give political candidates and political action committees were unconstitutional.  Elsewhere, Fort Hood reports a shooting on the base.
  66. 2015 Thursday: After being lost at sea for 66 days, rescuers find 37-year-old South Carolina man, Louis Jordan.  He had gone sailing in an antique sailing boat, which capsized and to which, he clung.  He survived on rainwater and fish he managed to catch while being adrift.  Elsewhere, at the Garissa University in Kenya, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam, kill 140 people and wound countless others.  Worthless scumbags.
  67. 2016 Saturday: As the migrant crisis continues to ravage Europe (thanks to Germany’s Angela Merkel welcoming illegal immigrants to labor in the Fatherland’s factories), Austria says, ‘enough is enough’ and tells Italy that they are going to deploy troops on their mutual border because they don’t want any more Muslim migrants and refugees tramping through their country from their southern neighbor.  Who can blame them?   They intend to put troops in the Brenner Pass.  Just like World War I, Austrian and Italian friction.  Some issues never mend…
  68. 2017 Sunday: A custodian and several confederates at the Muslim shrine at Sargodha, Pakistan, takes the lives of 20 and leaves numerous others injured.  Thank you, “religion of peace.”  Elsewhere, media is under attack in Mexico and in Ciudad Juarez, the fabled newspaper Norte, publishes its final print edition seeing as how things are flipping crazy in that part of the country.
  69. 2018 Monday: In the 80th NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Game, Villanova whips Michigan 79-62.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump lambastes the Chi-Coms for possessing the chutzpah to put retaliatory tariffs of up to 25-percent on 128 American products including American wines and pork products.  This is in response to the U.S. having slapped tariffs onto Chinese imports of both steel and aluminum, two poorly made Chi-Com products they have habitually dumped into the U.S. sans any blowback- until now.
  70. 2019 Tuesday: Climatologists claim that Canada is warming at twice the rate of the rest of the world, increasing 2.3% in the northern environs of the country.  Green New Deal lovers are dancing in the streets at the news.  Meanwhile, NASA lays out plans to return to the moon in 2024 and to put astronauts on Martian soil by 2033.  Meanwhile, Google +, a highly popular social media app (although Google says different) begins deleting its user accounts.  People had wonderful sites in perhaps one of the best social media platforms but Google- since they blew the 2016 Presidential Election notified its users in late 2018 that it was going to shut down the site due to low user activity and vulnerabilities that- if we are to believe them- were too difficult to fix.  They were too LAZY to fix them IF they existed.  Google shut down nothing else…scumbags.[viii]  
  71. 2020 Thursday: COVID-19 continues running amok around the world.  The Democratic Party has postponed its 2020 Convention until mid-August with the GOP following them on August 24 through the 27th.   In the United States, we currently have 226,300 confirmed cases with many more to be sure plus about 5,300 confirmed deaths.  The Guardian claims there are more than 750,000 confirmed cases worldwide with the death toll skyrocketing to over 36,000.  Unemployment numbers for the previous week double the prior week by coming in at 6.6 million new unemployment claims.  Some economists project as many as 20 million additional unemployed by the time we hit May.  Cloward and Piven would be delighted.  Meanwhile, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces he will go back to the well in China so he can buy some of their top-of-the-line ventilators.  Does no one ever learn?  Food banks in the United States report a 92% jump in people seeking food thanks to the Wuhan Virus.   On a lighter note, Egypt reports a spike in ISIS attacks in the northern Sinai.  We say, “Crucify them!”
  72. 2021 Friday: TOP STORY OF THE DAY– An apparent member of the Nation of Islam- 25-year-old Noah Green- accelerated his vehicle into a barricade manned by Capitol Hill law enforcement on the U.S. Senate side of Constitution Avenue.  One officer- William Evans- died in the event as did the suspect when he leapt from his smoking car with a machete and was shot dead for his troubles.  It’s sad for the Left as we are sure they would have taken great delight in identifying the dead perp as a member of the Trump inner circle when in reality, it was one of the Left’s countless tool. The self-proclaimed ‘follower of Farrakhan’ has had his Facebook page ripped down from the Internet within 30 minutes.  Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, says it would be great if Joe Biden called for unity when (or if) he addresses this tragic event.  Still, we expect whatever portion of Fort Pelosi was removed last week will be redoubled this week with more calls for a U.S. infantry and armor division patrolling the Capital city of the United States.
  73. 2021 Friday A: JOE BIDEN NEWS– A mentally challenged Joe Biden held his first Cabinet meeting today and instead of celebrating the qualifications of its members as President Donald J. Trump did, he celebrates the diversity of its members. “It’s look like America,” crowed the president but can they do the job, Joe?  That is what we want to know.  Meanwhile, in a recent interview, Hunter Biden- the drug-addled family money-launderer says that the ‘controversial laptop could very well be his, he just doesn’t remember.’  Wow.  Next, Joe Biden (or the voice in his ear) asked his Education secretary if he has the legal right to forgive ALL federal student loan debt.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden says he’s going to hold indirect talks with Iran.  That ought to be good.  Finally, he has been in talks with the Ukraine- shaking them down again, there, Joe?
  74. 2021 Friday B: JOE BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE– Shocking videos showing cartel human traffickers tossing children under the age of 5 over the 14-foot-high border wall continue to emerge and still, the Biden administration will do nothing to prohibit the ongoing illegal alien invasion.  Even more distressing, illegal border crossings have risen to a 15-year-high and yet old Joe Biden sits in the basement playing pocket pool.  Yikes.   Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, says that ‘Joe Biden could solve the border crisis by denying entry to all adult illegal aliens.’  Amen.  Even more shocking is that ONLY 33-percent of U.S. Hispanics believe that what Joe Biden is doing along the border is the ‘right thing.’  Next, Houston, Texas, the Drug Enforcement Agency reports a massive spike in fentanyl trafficking what with wide open borders.
  75. 2021 Friday C: SECOND AMENDMENT/GUN NEWS– 2nd Amendment rights activists are calling for the prosecution of Hunter Biden over HIS lying on an FBI background gun check.  He said he did NOT use drugs on the form and folks, which is a felony.  What does it take to send this loser to prison?  Elsewhere, always belligerent Hillary Rodham Clinton says that the United States has a ‘gun worshipping problem.’
  76. 2021 Friday D: COVID-19 NEWS– As the White House continues seeking ways by which it can force vaccine passports onto the American people but NOT to force them being shown when one votes, propaganda continues to rise.  Oh, we need mandatory proof of one’s China Virus vaccination so one can participate in normal life but when it comes to protesting and voting, no proof of vaccination or even face masks is important.  A load of festering fecal matter, folks.  Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, signed an executive order today prohibiting any type of COVID-19 vaccination documentation.   Meanwhile, feeble old Joe Biden wants to vaccinate every frigging illegal alien as they pour into the country sans any kind of charge, yet another give-away for which, the American taxpayer will have to pay.  
  77. 2021 Friday E: FOREIGN NEWS/OVERSEAS NEWS– A major rail catastrophe occurred in the Republic of China today- the free and independent Taiwan- when a speeding passenger train exiting a tunnel plowed into a truck that was somehow on the tracks and came off the tracks.  At least 50 people died in the accident with hundreds more injured.  Next, the U.S., Japan, and South Korea commence talks on North Korea.   Moving on, Russia hammers Twitter with a major fine for failing to remove tweets calling for Russian opposition protests.
  78. 2021 Friday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– North Dakota declares a statewide emergency as raging wildfires threaten hundreds of homes thus forcing mass evacuations.   Next, the NYPD now allows the smoking of marijuana in public.   Moving on, today is Day 5 of the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.   Elsewhere, seven Texas police officers have been fired in the death of a black jail inmate.  Finally, the U.S. Army is investigating the theft of a National Guardsman’s rifle in Washington, D.C.
  79. 2021 Friday G: ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS NEWS– the U.S. reportedly has added 916,000 new jobs and has brought unemployment down to 6-percent.  Still, millions of Americans remain on unemployment assistance due to the Chi-Vi but it’s a sign that things may be improving.   Meanwhile, Tesla reports that its 1st quarter production and delivery numbers far surpassed expectations.  Elsewhere, with the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to Washington, D.C., the U.S., and Japan hope to solve a supply chain problem with the manufacturing of microchips.  Soon, two factories will be up and running in the American Southwest.
  80. 2021 Friday H: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey slams the Biden administration for the COVID-19 Porkulus Relief Bill that prohibits any state receiving ‘relief monies’ to offer its citizens tax cuts.  AG Morrissey calls this condition, “Unconstitutional.”  Meanwhile, actress Rose McGowan found herself suspended from Twitter after mocking the easily mockable ‘women’s empowerment summit’ held by former President Bill “Corndog” Clinton and “Kooky Kamala” “Sleep-Her-Way-to-the-Top” Harris.  Mocking this sham ‘summit’ as well as mentioning “Corndog” Clinton’s close ties to Jeffrey Epstein got her banned.  Elsewhere, security experts say that ‘Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure slush fund does nothing to combat cybersecurity threats faced by the United States.’  Thanks, Joe.
  81. 2021 Friday I: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III– We knew it was inevitable, Major-League Baseball has stripped BOTH this year’s All-Star Game in Atlanta, Georgia, as well as the MLB draft because of the new voting law.  What a bunch of losers, NO more baseball for us.  Elsewhere, unrepentant communist Angela Davis tells a bunch of prep school students to dismantle capitalism, the system that has made her somewhat wealthy.  Next, Notre Dame’s rector says it will require 15-to-20 years to fully restore the fire-ravaged cathedral.
  82. 2021 Friday J: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 129,761,772 confirmed cases, +729,489, 2,830,055  confirmed deaths, +11,814, and 73,546,720 confirmed recoveries, +348,535.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,731,414 confirmed cases, up 117,822 same as yesterday’s reporting, 558,213 confirmed deaths, UP 1,726, and 118,601,727 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.[ix] 
  83. 2021 Friday K: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 231,003 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another one-to-two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  FROZEN FIGURES TODAY…
  84. 2021 Friday L: 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: 3,671,557 confirmed cases, 59,370 confirmed deaths (less than yesterday’s), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,064,517 confirmed cases, 33,493 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 29,888 confirmed cases, 460 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 368,049 confirmed cases, 5,316 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Massachusetts, the home of Boston Cream Pie (the one with pineapple and cherries): currently, they have 638,339 confirmed cases, 17,217 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Here’s one- Governor Phil Scott, RINO-VT, is trying to make the left happy by setting up vaccine distribution based solely on RACE.
  85. : FOREIGN OVERSEAS COVID-19 NUMBERS– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 833,456 confirmed cases, 6,220 confirmed deaths, and 820,703 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Lebanon, home of the world’s largest nonnuclear explosion: 471,962 cases of the virus, 9,286 confirmed deaths and 373,833 confirmed recoveries.[x]  You know, it’s been a while, is anyone curious as to what the figures are in COMMUNIST CHINA, the home of this diabolical, election-stealing viral s**t: the Chi-Coms claim to have 90,217 confirmed cases, same number of deaths for months now, 4,636, and 85,394 confirmed recoveries.  This is frigging embarrassing people.  Screw them.
  86. 2021 Friday N: LIMITED ECONOMIC NEWS DUE TO GOOD FRIDAY– Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.56 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.29.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.   In Brunei dollars, one greenback equals 1.35.  In Bulgarian Lev, one U.S. dollar equals 1.66 of theirs.[xi]  Ether rises as rally in cryptocurrencies continues unabated.
  87. 2021 Friday O: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.908 per gallon, $2.855 in Florida, $3.696 in Hawaii, and $3.332 in Washington state.  Let’s look at one other state: Alaska- $3.125.[xii]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,124,503,272,831, something that continues growing by leaps and bounds like syphilis running amok in a camp of homeless drug-addicted leftists.  Sad, incredibly sad, which is why we must resist every goal, every push by the left to subjugate our country to their perverse brand of liberal despotism.
  88. 2021 Friday P: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS IV– A new report suggests that Twitter and Facebook employees donated exclusively to Democrats.  No surprise here, everyone knows this.  Next, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken seeks Israel’s ‘mutual treatment of Palestinians.’  In Israel, Israeli Arabs live a life far better than the ones lived by their counterparts in the Gaza Strip.  Go figure.
  89. 2021 Friday Q: MEGA-MILLIONS– stay tuned for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1647 with a $168 million jackpot on the line awaiting some lucky guy or gal to reel it in…here are the numbers: 10, 42, 48, 53, 62, and Mega 19.  Out of 80,495 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR plus the Mega for a prize of $5,400 apiece.
  90. 2022 Saturday: Let’s see if there’s news today or there’s not.  We shall see…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0788 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Purple Place.”  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.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next album that came out is technically a Richard Manuel album although credited in some locations as a joint effort between Rick Danko and Richard Manuel.  “Whispering Pines: Live at the Getaway” came out on May 22, 2002, and featured Manuel (pianos, vocals), Danko (bass, fiddle, guitars vocals), Jim Weider (guitars, bass), and a harmonica player.  One finds 18 glorious tunes here, many from the Band but others from elsewhere.  We certainly hope that everyone who enjoys both the Band and its individual components to seek this one out, give it a good listen, and to pick it up.  We think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We hope to share the music of Leon Russell, an extremely talented singer-songwriter-musician one day.  Please, stay tuned.

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

[iii] We promoted the music of the James Gang beginning on Saturday, 11-August-2012 through Monday, 27-August-2012.  We did not do the solo discography of Joe Walsh at the time but when we arrive at the Eagles, we most certainly will.

[iv] We are not sure when we will present the music of the Cars but if you are still with us when we celebrate our second decade of activity, you may see them then so please, stay with us.  We thank you.

[v] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029.

[vi] Our main reference for the epic battle at Dien Bien Phu is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, 2004, Da Capo Press.  Please seek this amazing historical work out for a concise look at the battle that ended French control of French Indochina and the birth of Vietnam.

[vii] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We look forward to picking them back up and doing a Round No. 2 which will include the solo efforts of the band members, too.  We thank you.

[viii] The AICPENDBLOG.COM believes that Sundar Pichai and his entire family should be deported back to Punjabistan or wherever the f**k they came.

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

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

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

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

91. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 01, 2022, UPDATE A

Former U.S. prosecutor Brett Tolman is correct when he says that IF Hunter Biden were anyone else the POS would have been prosecuted already and most likely serving time in the slammer

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91. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 01, 2022, UPDATE A:

Former U.S. prosecutor Brett Tolman is correct when he says that IF Hunter Biden were anyone else the POS would have been prosecuted already and most likely serving time in the slammer

  1. 2022 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 489,496,951 confirmed cases, +1,419,286, 6,169,763 confirmed deaths, +3,798 and 424,289,174 confirmed recoveries, +1,367,089. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 81,787,041 confirmed cases, UP 22,130 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,007,397 confirmed deaths, UP 388,[i] and 65,297,807 confirmed recoveries, UP to 176,787.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]
  2. 2022 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 558,104 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 194,189 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FOURTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 436 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  3. 2022 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,102,677 confirmed cases, 89,052 confirmed deaths, and 8,761,513 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,893,878 confirmed cases, 73,244 confirmed deaths, and 5,820,634 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 240,778 confirmed cases, 1,379 confirmed deaths, and 239,399 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,454,722 confirmed cases, 12,478 confirmed deaths, and 1,442,244 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Kansas: they have 770,082 confirmed cases, 8,294 confirmed deaths, and 756,704 confirmed recoveries.[iii]   
  4. 2022 Friday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 3,926,819 confirmed cases, 10,496 confirmed deaths, and 3,782,095 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Antigua and Barbuda, 199th place on the list: 7,491 cases of the virus, 135 confirmed death and 7,347 confirmed recoveries.[iv]                        
  5. 2022 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,818.27, UP 139.92 points (+0.40%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,261.50 UP 40.98 points (+0.29%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,545.86, UP 15.45 points (+0.34%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $99.42 per barrel, -0.86 (-0.86%).  The price of GOLD is $1,928.50 per troy oz., -25.50 (-1.31%) while the price of SILVER is $24.76 per troy ounce, -0.38 (-1.50%).  The price of PLATINUM is $990.10 per troy oz, -5.70 (-0.57%) while the price of COPPER is $4.71 per pound, -0.05 (-0.96%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,276.50 per troy oz., +14.92 (+0.66%). The price of RHODIUM is $19,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,300,000.00 per CNY/T, -10,000.00 (-0.76%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,441.00 per USD/T, -50.00 (-1.43%). The price of ZINC is $4,343.00 per USD/T., +169.50 (+4.06%).   The price of COCOA is $2,599.00 per USD/T, -51.00 (-1.92%).  The price of COFFEE is $228.25 per USD/T, +1.85 (+0.82%).  The price of LUMBER is $955.10 USD 1,000 board feet -10.20 (-1.06%).[vi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000022.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.36 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.90 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 19.84, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 83.25 of theirs.    In Czech Koruna, one greenback equals 22.02 and in Danish Krone, a buck equals 6.73 and in Djiboutian Franc, one dollar equals 177.50 of theirs.[vii]       
  6. 2022 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.882 per gallon, $4.193 in Florida, $5.209 in Hawaii, and $4.721 in Washington state.[viii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: U.S. Virgin Islands- $3.469.  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 4th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Syria: $1.195 per U.S. Gallon.[ix] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,356,521,770,081 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[x]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Cayman Islands the next largest holder of U.S. debt is India.  This nation holds $216,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  7. 2022 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– Ukraine says it’s foiled a Russian missile attack near Odesa.  Next, fears of the war in neighboring Ukraine have young Russian draft-age males fearful of answering President Vladimir Putin’s call for an additional 134,000 conscripts.   Counterintelligence on Vladimir Putin suggests he’s fearful of cancer and that a coterie of medical professionals and specialists follows him wherever he goes.  Uh, okay.  Sounds like manufactured gossip used to belittle foreign leaders such as Kim Jong Un toting his own crapper around so no one can analyze his fecal matter, Adolf Hitler doing the jig at the capitulation of France in 1940, or Saddam Hussein being a closet homo.  Pay no attention.
  8. 2022 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– Fighting continues in Ukraine as Ukrainian forces recapture 29 towns and villages from the ‘New Red Army’ forces holding them.  Putin’s troops are falling back, demoralized, discouraged, and downright damned as the ground begins to thaw, supplies and reinforcements practically nonexistent, and a growing desire to return home emerges.  Aid convoys trying to reach Ukrainians cut off by the war are finding themselves stopped by starving Russian soldiers who then make off with the supplies.[xi]   Meanwhile, as Russian attacks continue on the port city of Mariupol, the Turkish navy says it will sail across the Black Sea to the beleaguered urban center and will evacuate civilian refugees seeking to escape the cauldron.
  9. 2022 Friday H: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis III– Kyiv is urging its fellow European nations to seal off their borders to Russians and Belarussians.  Meanwhile, an ex-prosecutor at the United Nations (where is the United Nations, by the way?) says that international arrest warrants must be issued for Vladimir Putin.  We are curious as to why other scumbags such as George Soros have not been scooped up by Interpol and sent to the gulags.  How is it these international criminals are able to run around Scott-free.
  10. 2022 Friday I: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Congressman Brian Babin, R-TX 36th congressional district, says that the ‘floodgates along the southern border are about to open’ referring to the end of Title 42 which will end on May 23.  Already, we know that a massive caravan is beginning to move north from Mexico’s southern border bound for the U.S.  Time to start napalming the hell out of them, send them scurrying back to their dens.  Okay, the vice-president, “Kooky Kamala” Harris, our so-called ‘border czar’ has been in charge of the border disaster for 364 days now.  She has not shown up to do her job in 278 days.  Makes one sick, eh?  Ah, well, the cost of caring for Joe Biden’s and Kamala Harris’ illegal aliens since January 01, 2022, is in our estimation, $578,827,573.  Since the undynamic duo took charge on January 20, 2021, the cost of caring for their illegal aliens is $42,331,465,335.  Since the beginning of the year, 933,045 illegal aliens have come in contact or gotten away with/from Border Patrol authorities while the conservative low, low, low estimate of illegal aliens living in the country is 45,308,307.  We believe the number is treble to quadruple that.  DEPORT ALL OF THEM INCLUDING THE OLD PEOPLE AND THE BRATS.  NO ANCHOR BABIES, NO DREAMERS, NONE OF THEM.  Come the RIGHT way, illegal aliens, please.  (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  11. 2022 Friday J: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Pope Francis apologizes to indigenous Canadians, i.e., ‘First Peoples,’ for the damage inflicted on them by the Catholic Church in association with the Canadian government.  For more than 150 years, Canada’s Native Americans- especially their youth- suffered at the hands of Catholic school headmasters who stripped them of everything connected to their cultures.   Pope Francis also took time to blast Russia over its ‘savage’ and ‘infantile’ war in Ukraine.
  12. 2022 Friday K: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Apparently, the United Kingdom has seen a spike in new cases of COVID-19, five million or more in the past 7-10 days.  While we doubt this number is as high as it is, coupled with China’s report of a major spike in COVID-19 cases means that over the next 6-7 months- by Election Day- the Dems will have enough ammunition in their arsenal with which to alter how Americans vote once again.  Beware.
  13. 2022 Friday L: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $51.57 (2) AstraZeneca: $66.81 (3) Novavax: $74.32 (4) Merck & Company: $83.52 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $178.22  (6) BioNTech: $178.78 (7) Moderna: $176.59.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Pfizer: $52.78 (2) AstraZeneca: $65.13 (3) Novavax: $74.13 (4) Merck & Company: $81.34 (5) BioNTech: $161.10 (6) Johnson & Johnson: $176.92 (7) Moderna: $165.92.
  14. 2022 Friday M: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $100.17 (2) Boeing: $190.70 (3) General Dynamics: $242.54 (4) Lockheed Martin: $445.98 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $454.47.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Raytheon: $102.43 (2) Boeing: $188.95 (3) General Dynamics: $244.36 (4) Lockheed Martin: $453.66 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $458.18.
  15. 2022 Friday N: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.66 (2) DuPont: $74.75 (3) 3M: $149.68 (4) Honeywell: $196.03  (5) Teijen: $1,365.00.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Ansell Ltd.: $24.84 (2) DuPont: $77.09 (3) 3M: $150.46 (4) Honeywell: $197.79  (5) Teijen: $1,403.00.
  16. 2022 Friday O: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $24.11 (2) Beyond Meat: $49.30  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $65.61.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $29.28 (2) Beyond Meat: $48.63  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $62.82.
  17. 2022 Friday P: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Walmart: $151.00 (2) Lowe’s: $202.40 (3) Home Depot: $301.89 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $575.57 (5) Amazon: $3,271.20.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Wal-Mart: $143.45 (2) Lowe’s: $212.92 (3) Home Depot: $310.68 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $555.71 (5) Amazon: $3,295.47.
  18. 2022 Friday Q: Business News– The Hong Kong Stock Exchange suspended trading in more than 30 Chinese property companies.  Elsewhere, Amazon workers in two states vote to unionize.  Meanwhile, a new report says that despite Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the European Union continues receiving its supplies of natural gas from the Russkies.
  19. 2022 Friday R: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– Ex-U.S. attorney from Utah Brett Tolman says that ‘IF Hunter Biden were anyone else, he would have undergone indictment before the 2020 Presidential Election.’  Next, Congressman Scott L. Fitzgerald, R-WI 5th congressional district, says that the ‘Biden regime is inventing ways to blame others for rising gasoline prices rather than putting the blame where it belongs: on Joe Biden.’  Meanwhile, Senator Shelley Moore Capito, R-W. VA, says that Joe Biden has ‘done a terrible job on the border’ and that ‘chaos is coming soon.’
  20. 2022 Friday S: Joe Biden Regime News I– White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki has become the first major player in the crumbling Biden regime to announce her imminent departure so she can take a job at MSNBC.  We expect more higher staffers to begin an exodus as everyone sees that Joe Biden is senile as hell and that Kamala Harris, well, Kamala’s being ‘Kamala’ which ain’t good.   Karma has a way of biting scumbags on the ass and believe you me these people stole the 2020 Presidential Election and now are paying the price for doing so.
  21. 2022 Friday T: Joe Biden Regime News II– Due to rising nuclear tensions with Russia, the U.S. government cancels an ICBM missile test.   Meanwhile, U.S. investigators have discovered ample evidence that Russian oligarchs are trying to skirt the sanctions the Biden regime and the West have slapped atop them.  Next, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg announced new fuel economy standards meaning, “The American people are going to continue being f**ked by this administration.’
  22. 2022 Friday U: Joe Biden Regime News III– A new report says that Joe Biden’s new Title IX ruling will provide protections to trannys, chicks who think they’re men and men who think they’re chicks (i.e., chicks with dicks, aka ‘exotics’).  Don’t we have more important things with which to concern ourselves than with mentally ill folks?  Next, every now and then, Vice President “Kooky Kamala” Harris is able to say something coherent and one such rare incident occurred today: she says the ‘Biden-Harris regime is NOT interested in regime change in Russia.’  Uh, okay.
  23. 2022 Friday V: Political News I– A new poll says that 76-percent of the American people disapprove of the job the U.S. Congress is doing.   Next, a growing group of Republican senators are warning the Biden regime of the consequences of ending Title 42 on the southern border.   Next, Congressman Ronny Jackson, R-TX 13th congressional district, has authored a new bill with which to save the 2nd Amendment from being torn asunder by gun-grabbing Democrats.  Meanwhile, former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin is joining a list of 39-40 others hoping to succeed recently deceased Congressman Don Young, R-AK.  Many believe she is a hands-down favorite to win the seat.
  24. 2022 Friday W: Political News II– Congressman Filemon Vela, D-TX 34th congressional district, becomes yet another Democrat to throw in the towel ahead of November as he announces his immediate resignation to take a job with a lobbying firm.  Meanwhile, always seeking new sources of donors, the House of Representatives’ Democrats passed a bill with which to decriminalize marijuana in the U.S. and which would also expunge some pot-related criminal records.  Oh, goodie.  Just what we need.
  25. 2022 Friday X: Political News III– A new Emerson poll says that two Republicans battling one another for the Keystone State’s soon-to-be-vacated U.S. Senate seat- Dr. Mehmet Oz and Mitch McConnell stooge, David McCormick- are in a dead heat.  Everyone else is off in the distance.  This has become the most expensive U.S. Senate seat in history.
  26. 2022 Friday Y: Miscellaneous News I– The United States Navy has announced that it’s going to name one of their new oilers after U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.   Next, a new Wall Street Journal poll says that a plurality of Americans support a ban on ALL abortions after 15 weeks.  Meanwhile, Russia announces its ban on YouTube will begin on April 05. Finally, actor Will Smith has resigned from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences following all the hubbub over him slapping the 94th Oscars host Chris Rock this past Sunday night in Tinsel Town.   The Academy is reviewing this incident and will hold a disciplinary hearing for the feisty actor on the 18th of this month.
  27. 2022 Friday Z: Nasa-Space-and-UFO News–  The Artemis program at NASA is preparing for a dress rehearsal for its upcoming return to the moon what with a test of the rockets destined to return astronauts to the moon in 2025.  Meanwhile, SpaceX is preparing to send the first private crew to the International Space Station.
  28. 2022 Friday AA: Florida State News– “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis supports stripping Disney of its special privileges due to its opposition to the “common sense” Parental Rights in Education law, a law that prohibits educators from indoctrinating kids K-to-Grade 3 into the LGBTQIA++ lifestyle.  We think educators should not begin discussing sexual topics until at least sixth grade and any mention of the fruit lifestyle should be forbidden until junior year in high school.
  29. 2022 Friday BB: Sports News I– Tomorrow, black-listed NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is set to throw for NFL scouts in Michigan at the behest of former NFL coach and current coach of the Michigan Wolverines, Jim Harbaugh.  Could Kaepernick be set to return to a league he equates with being the modern-day incarnation of SLAVERY?  He wants them big bucks, being a high-paid wage slave ain’t so bad when the opposite of being a normal guy is not half so exciting.
  30. 2022 Friday CC: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1751 what with a $70 million jackpot on the line: 26, 42, 47, 48, 63, and Mega 21.  Out of 49,405 winning tickets in the Golden State, the highest winners were 40 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $378 apiece.

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[i] 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)

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

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

[iv] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xi] While we hate to say this, in the ‘New Axis’ of China, Russia, Syria, Iran, Cuba, Venezuela, and North Korea, Russia is beginning to resemble the ‘Fascist Italian partner’ in the old Axis, the one that consisted of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, Imperial Japan, Hungary, Rumania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Thailand, and silent partner Fascist Spain.  Will China be pulled into the debacle like the Nazis were to rescue their crumbling allies or will they remain aloof?  The question remains for us to see.

89. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2022

2016 Wednesday: The National Border Patrol Council endorses GOP presidential candidate Donald J. Trump for president of the United States. This is the organization’s first ever endorsement of a person running for president in the United States. Amazing.

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89. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2022:

Francisco Goya, Vincent Van Gogh, Cream featuring Eric Clapton, Love featuring Ken Forssi, the Moody Blues featuring Graeme Edge, Procol Harum featuring Dave Ball, and the Ramones:

  1. 1135 Saturday: The Jewish philosopher Maimonides was born in Cordoba in present-day Spain.
  2. 1191 Saturday: The 175th Roman Catholic Pope Celestine III became Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his fleshy flock on its journey to be one with Christ until January 08, 1198. 
  3. 1282 Monday: Furious inhabitants of Palermo attack French occupation force.
  4. 1296 Friday: Edward I sacks Berwick-upon-Tweed, during armed conflict between Scotland and England.
  5. 1492 Wednesday: King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella sign decree that expels Jews from Spain.
  6. 1533 Thursday: Thomas Cranmer becomes archbishop of Canterbury; meanwhile, Henry VIII divorces his 1st wife, Catherine of Aragon.
  7. 1746: In Fuendetodos, Aragon, Spain, future Romanticist artist, Francisco Goya, is born.
  8. 1814 Wednesday: Britain and its allies march into Paris after defeating Napoleon.
  9. 1822 Saturday: Florida became a territory of the United States of America on this date.
  10. 1842 Wednesday: Dr. Crawford W. Long performed the first operation while his patient was sedated using ether.  
  11. 1853 Wednesday: In Zundert, Netherlands, future Post-Impressionist artist Vincent Van Gogh is born.
  12. 1855 Friday: About 5,000 “Border Ruffians” from western Missouri invaded the territory of Kansas and forced the election of a pro-slavery legislature.  This was the ‘first election’ in Kansas.
  13. 1856 Sunday: Russia signs the Peace of Paris, which ends the Crimean War.
  14. 1858 Tuesday: Hyman L. Lipmann of Philadelphia patented the pencil. 
  15. 1867 Saturday: U.S. Secretary of State, William H. Seward, reached agreement with Russia to purchase the Alaskan Territory for $7.2 million.
  16. 1870 Wednesday: Secretary of State Hamilton Fish declared the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which prohibits denying citizens the right to vote and to hold office based on race, in effect on this date.  In addition to this monumental statute, the Union readmitted Texas on this day.   
  17. 1909 Tuesday: The Queensboro Bridge, linking the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Queens, opened.
  18. 1912 Saturday: The French establish a protectorate in the North African nation of Morocco.
  19. 1923 Friday: The Cunard Liner RMS Laconia became the first passenger ship to circle the globe as it arrived in New York.
  20. 1932 Wednesday: Amelia Earhart is 1st woman to fly solo cross the Atlantic.
  21. 1939 Thursday: The graphic novel, “Detective Comics #27,” which introduced Batman to the world, hit the newsstands on this date.
  22. 1940 Saturday: As Imperial Japanese forces continue to overrun Nationalist China; Tokyo sets up a puppet government in Nanking with some former Nationalist Chinese acting as de facto rulers for the Tojo regime.
  23. 1941 Sunday: Graeme Edge, future drummer of the British rock group, the Moody Blues[i], is born on this date in Rocester, Staffordshire, England.  Meanwhile, in North Africa, the Afrika Korps launches a new offensive against the British.  Elsewhere, Adolf Hitler gives the go-ahead to postpone Operation Barbarossa to invade Yugoslavia on April 6.  Little do the Nazis know that this resetting of invasion dates will doom their invasion of the Soviet Union originally scheduled for early May.
  24. 1943 Tuesday: Future bassist with the Los Angeles psychedelic rock band, Love[ii], Ken Forssi, was born on this date in Cleveland, Ohio.
  25. 1944 Thursday: During World War II, 781 RAF bombers attack the German city of Nuremburg.
  26. 1945 Friday: The Soviet Union invaded Austria during World War II.  Meanwhile, in Ripley, Surrey, England, guitar prodigy Eric Clapton, future member of the Yardbirds[iii], Cream[iv], Derek and the Dominoes[v], and a solo artist was born on this date.  What’s more, Dave Ball–future guitarist with Procol Harum[vi] (following Robin Trower’s departure) –was born on this date in Handsworth, Birmingham, England.
  27. 1950 Thursday: President Harry S. Truman denounced Senator Joe McCarthy as a saboteur of U.S. foreign policy.
  28. 1954 Tuesday:  At the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, even though French efforts to eliminate as much People’s Army antiaircraft artillery surrounding the base, the Chi-Coms continue making good losses for their fellow communists while the French are struggling to get resupplies of both men and materiel into the camp, problematic decisions are having to be made.  Isabelle, the second largest French base is a couple miles south of the main camp and sending physical resupply runs to it requires daily road reopening actions are taking their toll on troop strength.  Isabelle will have to rely on air drops from this point forward.  
  29. 1959 Monday: A narrowly divided U.S. Supreme Court, in Barkus v. Illinois, ruled that a conviction in state court following an acquittal in federal court for the same crime did not constitute double jeopardy.
  30. 1963 Saturday: Singer Leslie Gore, age 16, recorded her hit, “It’s My Party” for Mercury Records in New York.
  31. 1964 Monday: John Glenn withdrew from the Ohio race for the U.S. Senate because of injuries suffered in a fall.  Meanwhile, the original version of the TV game show, “Jeopardy!,” hosted by Art Fleming, premiered on NBC.
  32. 1965 Tuesday: In front of the U.S. Embassy in downtown Saigon, Vietcong set off a massive car bomb that kills 22 people and wounds another 183.
  33. 1970 Monday: At the Meadow near Doswell, Va., Triple Crown winner Secretariat was born.   Meanwhile, jazz great Miles Davis releases the great album, “Bitches Brew,” on this date.  This album is a classic for all-time.
  34. 1972 Thursday: North Vietnamese troops launched their three-pronged Easter Offensive against South Vietnam; the fighting lasted until the following October.  Elsewhere, the British government assumed direct rule over Northern Ireland on this date.  
  35. 1973 Friday: Ellsworth Bunker resigns as the U.S. ambassador to South Vietnam.
  36. 1974 Saturday: The Ramones[vii]’ first concert took place at Performance Studio in New York.
  37. 1975 Sunday: As the Vietnam War neared its end, Communist forces occupied the city of Da Nang on this date.
  38. 1981 Monday: President Ronald Reagan escaped an attempt on his life outside a Washington, D.C., hotel where John W. Hinckley Jr. shot and seriously wounded him.  Also wounded were White House Press Secretary James Brady, Secret Service agent Timothy McCarthy, and District of Columbia police officer Thomas Delahanty.
  39. 1982 Tuesday: At the Playboy Hotel and Casino in beautiful, Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon scores a KO of opponent, Luis Acosta, at the 0:42 second mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his pro record to 14-0.
  40. 1984 Friday: The U.S. ends participation in multinational Lebanon peace force.
  41. 1986 Sunday: Actor James Cagney died at his farm in Stanfordville, New York, at age 86.
  42.  1991 Saturday: Patricia Bowen of Jupiter, Fla., told authorities told law enforcement that hours earlier, William Kennedy Smith, the nephew of the so-called “Lion of the Senate,” Senator Edward “Teddy” Kennedy, a known defiler of women himself had violently raped her at the Kennedy Family’s Palm Beach estate.  He later won acquittal at trial thanks to the family’s fortune.
  43. 1998 Monday: BMW purchased Rolls-Royce for $570 million.
  44. 1999 Tuesday: Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic insisted that NATO attacks stop before he moved forward towards peace, declaring his forces ready to fight “to the very end.”  NATO responded with new resolve to wreck his military forces using sustained aerial assault against them.  
  45. 2002 Saturday: Britain’s Queen Mother Elizabeth died at Royal Lodge, Windsor, outside London; she was 101 years old.
  46. 2004 Tuesday: In a reversal, President George W. Bush agreed to let National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice testify publicly and under oath before an independent panel investigating the 9/11 terrorist attacks.  Elsewhere, British-born broadcaster Alistair Cooke died in New York at age 95.
  47. 2006 Thursday: American reporter Jill Carroll, a freelancer for the Christian Science Monitor won his release after being held 82 days as a hostage of the Islamists wrecking the nation.
  48. 2009 Monday: President Barack Obama asserted unprecedented government control over the auto industry, rejecting turnaround plans from General Motors and Chrysler and raising the prospect of controlled bankruptcy for either auto giant.  Meanwhile, federal food safety officials warned consumers to stop eating all foods containing pistachios while they attempted to figure out the source of possible salmonella contamination.  Finally, Muslim extremists- members of the so-called “Religion of Peace”- attacked a police academy on the outskirts of Lahore, Pakistan, killing at least 12 people.  One must love the “religion of peace.”
  49. 2010 Tuesday: Off the cost of Kismayo, Somali pirates hijack 8 Indian vessels and abduct 120 sailors in the process, holding them for ransom.  This is the biggest such crime yet on the high seas.  The global powers will have to react to this terrorism or the flee flow of goods and supplies will have to give the Horn of Africa a wide, wide berth.
  50. 2011 Wednesday: Peruvians reclaimed 45,000 Inca artifacts taken by Yale University from Machu Picchu over a hundred years ago, finally successful in their campaign to return of ‘the dignity and pride of Peru’.  Elsewhere, eruptions around the Near and Middle East continue during the ‘Arab Spring.’  In Syria, the government is clamping down and in one city, Latakia, its armed forces open fire on thousands of protesters.  In Libya, fighting continues to rage as the forces of Moammar Gaddafi fight to take over some villages being held by rebels.  “People just got to be free,” so sang the (Young) Rascals.[viii]  Finally, former (failed) President Jimmy Carter returns from Cuba and whines that the ‘U.S. trade embargo (we don’t do business with Cuba whereas the REST of the f***ing world does there, Jimbo) and travel ban has harmed the nation’s people and its development.  Jimbo, STFU.
  51. 2012 Friday: VISA and MasterCard warn banks that a security breach has compromised over 10 million credit card numbers.   Meanwhile, in Syria, President Bashar al-Assad declares the revolt against the regime to be over but that it is going to maintain its troops in various cities to quell any further disruptions to the nation’s peace.  Little does he know there’s lots more to come…
  52. 2013 Saturday: Northwest Africa 7325, a green meteorite found in Morocco, 2012, may have originated on planet Mercury; if scientists are correct, this will be the first known meteorite from Mercury.  Meanwhile, North Korea declares that it is in a state of war with neighboring South Korea.
  53. 2014 Sunday: Slovakia sets a new precedent by electing Andrej Kiska, a millionaire, as president; Mr. Kiska is the first president without ties to the Communist party to be elected since 1993, when the country was formed out of the breakup of Czechoslovakia.  Elsewhere, at the Hague, the Philippines files a complaint against the People’s Republic of China for bullying their fishing fleets and for trying to drive Filipinos off islands they either claim or hold.
  54. 2015 Monday: In recent Nigerian elections, General Muhammadu Buhari defeats incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan by 2.5 million votes.  Elsewhere, as the situation in Yemen continues deteriorating, the People’s Republic of China begins pulling out its diplomats and civilians.   Meanwhile, Comedy Central’s The Daily Show decides on Trevor Noah- a South African comic (so they say)- as the successor to Jon Stewart who is retiring.  
  55. 2016 Wednesday: The National Border Patrol Council endorses GOP presidential candidate Donald J. Trump for president of the United States.  This is the organization’s first ever endorsement of a person running for president in the United States.  Amazing.
  56. 2017 Thursday: Bowing to public pressure from liberals and with threats of boycott by most major sports, North Carolina repeals its ‘controversial’ bathroom bill that restricted public bathrooms to specific genders- like it’s always been.  Go figure.  Meanwhile, a witness testifying before Congress says that ‘Vladimir Putin hired 1,000 people to create anti-Hillary Clinton news during the 2016 Presidential Election.’
  57. 2018 Friday: On this date, Palestinians go crazy as they commence their “Great March of Return,” the beginning of six long weeks of nonstop protests in which they demand- once again- the ‘right of return’ for ALL Palestinians and their descendants who walked away from the new state of Israel in 1948.  For their troubles, the first day’s casualty total (you knew this was coming) was 19 dead Palestinians and 1,416 wounded.  What a bunch of losers.
  58. 2019 Saturday: On today’s date, Slovakia elects its first female head of state, Zuzana Caputova.  Congratulations!   Meanwhile, Pope Francis arrives in Rabat, Morocco, his first ever pontifical visit to the Maghreb region of North Africa.  The pope and King Mohammed VI call for the protection of Jerusalem’s holy sites as they belong to multitudes of people and to the three primary monotheistic religions.  We agree.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump orders the U.S. State Department to cease aid to El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala unless they halt the flow of their citizens trying to invade the southern United States.
  59. 2020 Monday: The Wuhan Virus continues causing problems around the planet as cases near 800,000 and deaths approach 39,000.  China continues claiming they are NOT responsible for this evil they have foisted upon the world, and many believe they colluded with the Democratic Party to launch yet another attempt to remove from office or take down altogether President Donald J. Trump.  Not going to happen, folks.   In New York City, the U.S. hospital ship Comfort arrives in New York City to care for patients that Mayor Bill Di Blasio will never send to it.  As for the Summer 2020 Olympics, postponed a week prior to later in the year are now postponed to June 23, 2021.
  60. 2021 Tuesday: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE I– in the first outrageous news story of the day, a new report says that 2.64 million illegal aliens are receiving COVID-19 relief checks which is BULLS**T.  In the second outrageous tidbit of news today regarding the swamping of the border with hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens, we learn today that in San Diego County[ix], California, where our illustrious colleague, Chef Pedro Muñoz resides (and he confirms this), members of the California Teachers Association is visiting illegal alien holding pens where the river-swimming brats are being warehoused to instruct them while it’s still not flipping safe for American kids to attend classes in person more than 5-8 hours per week.   What else do we need to hear to know that the ruling class DETESTS the people they were elected to help?[x] 
  61. 2021 Tuesday A: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE II– In Texas, the Border Patrol continues reporting that they are arresting hundreds of known illegal alien criminals, thugs, rapists, and narcoterrorists.  We also hear that Russians and Iranians are slipping into the country.  These people should all be shot on sight, especially the latter.  Next, we hear that the nation’s glorious NEW BORDER CZAR, “Kooky Kamala” Harris has no plans on visiting the southern border.   Elsewhere, Congressman Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district warns the ‘Biden administration’ to stop dumping illegal aliens in the Copper State.  Enough is flipping enough already there Joe Biden.    Meanwhile, Congressman Jodey Arrington, R-TX 19th congressional district held a round-table discussion with members of his community as to how best they can protect their communities from being overrun with illegal aliens.[xi]  Finally, Lara Trump is hammering the Democrats over their hypocrisy on the border.
  62. 2021 Tuesday B: JOE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION NEWS– Congressman Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district is demanding to know from the U.S. Department of Justice as to whether any prosecutions are going to fall atop the Antifa scum and their reign of terror in Portland, Oregon.  Crickets.   Next, former Congressman Ron Paul, R-TX, says ‘Joe Biden’s gun control policies are going to do nothing to help kids.’  Next, Joe Biden’s new chief of diversity and inclusion at U.S. Southern Command Richard Torres Estrada has had his reign cut short.  Due to a bunch of hateful, mean tweets such as comparing President Donald J. Trump with Adolf Hitler, he is being reassigned elsewhere.  Oh, boohoo for you.  LOL.  Moving on, White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki was stumped by a reporter’s question at the daily briefing: “Can you explain WHY Joe Biden and “Kooky Kamala” Harris fly all over the place- unessential travel- when Americans cannot do the same?  Psaki had no answer (but generally, she seldom does.  Talk about an overrated individual).  Finally, ‘Pandering Joe’ Biden has announced some court picks among them the first Muslim jurist at the federal level.  Keep on pandering, Joe.  Can’t wait to see who the pro-jihadi is…
  63. 2021 Tuesday C: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– Senator Pat Toomey, R-PA, is putting a Federal Reserve Bank branch on notice to stop overstepping its boundaries meaning stop pushing the liberal WOKE agenda.  Good for you.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump continues blasting Dr. Deborah Birx and the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci as without him, Operation Warp Speed would never have occurred.  The undynamic duo continue taking credit for what the 45th president did for the American people (for those who want to get the shots which we don’t).  Elsewhere, a Jackson County, Michigan, judge drops ‘terrorism charges’ against three patriotic Americans charged with the attempted kidnapping of Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer, DS-MI.  According to the judge, there has to be evidence of ‘committing terrorist acts’ which there aren’t.  They will still face trial on other crimes.   Finally, our esteemed Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland has ordered the Department of Justice to begin investigations into ALL (the white) HATE CRIMES afflicting our nation.  Whoa.
  64. 2021 Tuesday D: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– as a 10th accuser represented by famed feminist attorney Gloria Allred blasts the corrupt, deviant New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, the cringing POS continues to claim that ‘grabbing and groping women is a cultural norm,’ that the ‘Gropin’ Love Gov’ meant nothing wrong by his actions.[xii]  He is sorry if ‘he offended anyone.’  Regarding another deviate, Jeffrey Epstein’s procurer Ghislaine Maxwell, she finds herself facing added charges, charges of corrupting underage 14-year-old girls.  You in trouble there, chickee.   Elsewhere- and we don’t understand this- Nike- the maker of Lil NAS X’s satanic tennis shoes is suing the rapper to remove the ‘human blood component’ in the shoes.  YOU make the shoes, stop making the crap and throw them on the bonfire.  Enough with satanic bulls*** already.  In other news, Dr. Nicholas Meriwether, Ph.D. of Ohio’s Shawnee State University has won a court case on appeal over his refusal to use tranny-friendly gender terms.  Good.  Tell the trannys- aka chicks with dicks- to shut up and grow up.
  65. 2021 Tuesday E: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III– the World Health Organization’s boss Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus- in the hip pocket of Comrade Xi Jinping- slams his own COVID-19 report and demands a further investigation into whether or not there was a leak of the Chi-Vi at the Wuhan Institute of Virology.  This is strange.  Former S.C. governor and former U.N. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says the ‘WHO COVID-19 report is nothing more than Chi-Com propaganda.’   In other heartwarming news (LOL), Google Maps will now direct its users (no longer us) to ‘eco-friendly routes.’  Are you going to direct El Jefe Climate Czar John F. Kerry to ‘eco-friendly routes?’  That will be the day.  Next, the Freedom Caucus is split on how to combat the “Chi-Com Joe” Biden agenda.  Folks, you do exactly what the Democrats do: court-shop and get one injunction after another slapped on every crap-ass issue the Biden Gang tries to stuff down our throats.
  66. 2021 Tuesday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS IV– Mt. Rushmore is shut down and 400 households in the area are evacuated as out-of-control wildfires continue to rage.  Elsewhere, the Derek Chauvin murder trial continues.  The teen who shot the video of George Floyd’s death says that Mr. Floyd begged for his life.  Famed legal trial attorney and scholar Dr. Alan Dershowitz says, ‘thank God for cellphone cameras at least in this case.’  What we are curious of is the story we first heard last year shortly after the murder of Mr. Floyd was the connection between then-Officer Chauvin and Mr. Floyd who both worked security at a local nightclub, the El Nuevo Rodeo.[xiii]  When the story first hit, it opened a door that might show there was a personal issue between the two men that Officer Chauvin then acted upon which would possibly up the charges to first-degree murder but then…that case visited.   Meanwhile, leftist do what leftists do and following the new Georgia Elections Law, democratic-socialists are demanding that Major League Baseball and Professional Golf Association BOYCOTT the Peach State as well a third suit challenging the law was filed today.  My, my, my.  Finally, Philadelphia cops are searching for a POS shooter who shot and killed one person in a shopping mall.  Sounds rather personal.
  67. 2021 Tuesday G: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 127,788,017 confirmed cases, +30,892, 2,794,721  confirmed deaths, +6,509, and 72,501,170 confirmed recoveries, +244,446.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,549,435 confirmed cases, up 230,660 from yesterday’s reporting, 555,577 confirmed deaths, UP 5,714, and 118,013,462 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.[xiv] 
  68. 2021 Tuesday H: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 228,367 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another one-to-two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  69. : 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: 3,664,708 confirmed cases, 59,011 confirmed deaths (less than yesterday’s), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,047,371 confirmed cases, 48,316 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 29,626 confirmed cases, 459 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 365,075 confirmed cases, 5,296 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Tennessee, the Volunteer State: currently, they have 808,404 confirmed cases, 11,852 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 832,125 confirmed cases, 6,197 confirmed deaths, and 817,698 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Austria, home of the victim for the flashpoint for World War I: 539,561 cases of the virus, 9,275 confirmed deaths and 494,377 confirmed recoveries.[xv]    Note- Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, says his administration OPPOSES all attempts at creating a COVID-19 vaccine passport.  Joe Biden- F*** you and your attempt at forcing everyone to get the “mark of the Beast.’
  70. 2021 Tuesday J:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,066.96, DOWN 104.41 points (-0.31%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,045.39, DOWN 14.25 points (-0.11%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,958.55, DOWN 12.54 points (-0.32%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $60.39 per barrel, -0.16 (-0.26%).  The price of GOLD is $1,683.30 per troy oz., -0.60 (-0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $24.06 per troy ounce, -0.08 (-0.32%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,156.00 per troy oz, -1.70 (-0.15%) while the price of COPPER is $3.98 per pound, 0.00 (0.00%).[xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,592.00 per troy oz, +53.50 (+2.11%).[xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $26,900.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-2.18%).[xviii]    Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.57 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.57.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.   In Bosnian and Herzegovina convertible mark, one greenback equals 1.67.[xix]  
  71. 2021 Tuesday K: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.896 per gallon, $2.867 in Florida, $3.660 in Hawaii, and $3.325 in Washington state.[xx]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,112,715,077,810 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxi]  Cloward and Piven running amok. 
  72. 2021 Tuesday L: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE III– Former CBP head Mark Morgan says that more than 30,000 illegal aliens have been released into the United States on their own recognizance since January by the Biden administration.   In Texas, a facility designed to hold 250 illegal aliens is now holding more than 4,000 thanks to the fraudulent Biden-Harris administration.   Photos continue coming out via clandestine sources showing the cruel and inhumane treatment the illegals have brought upon themselves.  Repeatedly raped, beaten, traumatized, and molested on the journey here, they suffer more rape and enslavement once they manage to escape illegal holding pens.  The cartels keep them in bondage here.  People, everyone arm up while we still have the opportunity.  Elsewhere, Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, is seeking information on the $87.9 million contract the federal government has made with hoteliers in the country so they can send excess illegal aliens to hotels.   What the f*** is going on?  Why do the Democratic-Socialists hate the American people as much as they do?   Finally, Sean Spicer asks WHY BORDER CZAR “Kooky Kamala” Harris HAS no border-specific meetings on her miniscule agenda?  Why?
  73. 2021 Tuesday M: Stick around for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1646 with a $152 million jackpot on the line tonight.  Here are the numbers: 11, 37, 47, 53, 56, and Mega 15.  Out of 77,199 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $5,144 apiece.
  74. 2022 Wednesday: Stick around…

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This artwork is #0785 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Evening Vista.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album the record label of the Band released was “Greatest Hits,” an album that hit record store shelves on January 07, 2000.  One finds a collection of 18 cuts from the original lineup that are all perfect doorways for new fans to open and follow.  As for older fans, this is a concise collection that reopens channels in audio into the brain that one can enjoy for years- if not decades- to come.   This is a worthy addition to any record collection which is why we encourage everyone to seek this album out, give it a good listen, and then add it to your growing collection in the format, condition, and the price that works best for you- you will be glad you did.

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

[ii] We began promoting the music of Love, the famed Los Angeles, California, rock band on Wednesday, 24-October-2012 through Friday, 16-November-2012.  Please seek out the music of this awesome band.  This group was among the best of the 1960s.

[iii] We promoted the music of the Yardbirds- among other numerous interconnected bands beginning with the Yardbirds, themselves, on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through vocalist Paul Rodgers of both Free and Bad Company on Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope you will check them all out.

[iv] 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.

[v] 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.  When we do, Derek and the Dominoes will be among them.  We hope to do so at some point within the next decade or so.

[vi] We began promoting the music of both Procol Harum and Robin Trower along with Gary Brooker beginning on Monday, 16-March-2015 through Sunday, 31-May-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your growing music collection.

[vii] We are not clear as to when- or ever- we will begin doing the music of the Ramones but we sure as heck we do sometime over the next 25 years.

[viii] We began promoting the music of this legendary American rock band- the Young Rascals- beginning on Sunday, 08-December-2013 through Saturday, 21-December-2013.  This band is one everyone who loves rock music must look into and enjoy.

[ix] In San Diego County, health authorities announced that dozens and dozens of fence-jumping illegal alien girls are all testing positive for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Not good which is why we encourage the sowing of minefields along the southern border replete with antipersonnel, antivehicle, and antiboat obstacles as well as seeding the Rio Grande River with alligator pups, laying in foo gas pits, electrifying the fence where possible, and doing whatever else must be done to stop the horde flooding into our country.  At some point, when the administration realizes they have F***ED UP in a major way, like the Romans, we will have to wage war on the illegal aliens within our country of cease to exist.  PATRIOTS MUST HEAD TO THE BORDER TO STOP THE TIDAL WAVE OF THIRD WORLD FLOTSAM AND JETSAM…

[x] IF you ever sought to know how violent events such as the French Revolution, the Bolshevik Revolution, or the Spanish Revolution occurred- or the ensuing civil wars that followed the last two- this is a perfect example.  YOU spit in the faces of the people long enough, do not be surprised when they drag out the LEADERS, put them up against the wall and begin shooting them or sending them to the gallows or to the guillotine.  An inevitable flashpoint is coming and anyone who thinks that it’s not coming sadly is crazy.  The citizens of Paris had had enough and stormed the Bastille, the Russian soldier demoralized that his commanders frittered their lives away succumbed to the toxic siren’s song of Marxism, while in Spain, wealthy aristocratic landowners and an unsympathetic church drove the masses to go berserk.  In the inevitable after in Spain, it required a Fascist to save the country, El Caudillo Francisco Franco while in France, it required its own fascist leader, Napoleon Bonaparte.  Who will lead the American people against the communist thugs pissing all over us?

[xi] We would like to suggest to Blue Dog border Democrats such as Henry Cuellar, D-TX 28th congressional district, IF you want to stop the border from disappearing, it’s time you folks either threaten Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi with becoming Republicans or that you will vote with the GOP.  Let her make all the threats she wants, at some point, you guys must shake this old bag’s control of all things Democratic Party.

[xii] The 10th accuser is a woman of Italian ancestry and she says, ‘kissing and hugging people is Italian but ONLY FOR FAMILY and the Gropin’ Gov is NOT FAMILY.  We hope to see the Lov Gov wearing an orange jumpsuit soon.  Maybe even his brother, too.

[xiii] See this link for the story: George Floyd and Derek Chauvin worked security at same club and may have crossed paths, owner says – CBS News.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

85. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2022

2021 Friday: JOE BIDEN NEWS- Those of us who sat mouths agape yesterday watching Joe Biden stumble through his first press conference in 65 days were even more shocked today when what everyone knew to be true was proven true by photos. The discombobulated Biden was using a binder full of cheat sheets and crib notes and his list of reporters featured their names and photos of their faces and still he f**ked up calling them by the wrong names.

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SPRING SESSION 2021

DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 235

85. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2022:

Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole Day (Hawaii)

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor; U.S. Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug; U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie; U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao; U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Aerosmith featuring Steven Tyler, Boston featuring Fran Sheehan, Dire Straits featuring Chris Whitten, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Richard Tandy, Genesis featuring John Mayhew, the Rolling Stones, Smashing Pumpkins featuring James Iha, the Supremes featuring Diana Ross, and Three Dog Night featuring Joe Schermie:

  1. 752 Wednesday: The 92nd Roman Catholic Pope Stephen II assumed his post as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his flock until April 26, 757.
  2. 1147 Wednesday: Jewish community in Cologne fast to commemorate anti-Jewish violence.
  3. 1668 Monday: The English take control of Bombay, India.
  4. 1780 Sunday: The British Gazette and Sunday Monitor underwent publication for the first time.  It was the first Sunday newspaper in Great Britain.
  5. 1790 Friday: The U.S. Congress passes the Naturalization Act, which requires immigrants to be in the United States for two years before being considered for citizenship.
  6. 1799 Tuesday: The army of Napoleon Bonaparte captures the city of Jaffa in Palestine.
  7. 1804 Monday: The U.S. Congress calls for the removal of all Native Americans east of the Mississippi to the Louisiana Territory.  This means the so-called “Five Civilized Tribes”- the Creek, the Cherokee, the Choctaw, the Chickasaw, and the Seminole- were going to be stripped of their property and sent west.
  8. 1812 Thursday: According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a massive earthquake hammered Caracas, Venezuela, on this date, killing at least 26,000 people.
  9. 1827 Monday: Composer Ludwig van Beethoven[i] died in Vienna on this date.
  10. 1830 Friday: The Book of Mormon undergoes publication in Palmyra, New York.
  11. 1859 Saturday: The first reported sighting of the planet Vulcan thought to orbit inside the orbit of Mercury.
  12. 1863 Thursday: Voters in West Virginia approve gradual emancipation of slaves.
  13. 1872 Tuesday: Thomas J. Martin patents the fire extinguisher.
  14. 1885 Thursday: Eastman Film Co. manufactures the first commercial motion picture film and does so in Rochester, N.Y.
  15. 1898 Saturday: South Africa established the first game reserve in the world—the Sabi Game reserve.
  16. 1910 Saturday: The United States forbids immigration into the country if the potential immigrants are criminals, anarchists, paupers and the ill.
  17. 1913 Wednesday: The Bulgarian army captures Adrianople, ending the First Balkan War.
  18. 1917 Monday: In the First World War, the British army beats the Ottoman Turkish army in a battle in Gaza.  Elsewhere, the Seattle Metropolitans of the Pacific Coast League of Canada defeated the Montreal Canadiens by a score of 9-1 and became the first U.S. hockey team to win the Stanley Cup.
  19. 1930 Wednesday: Future first female Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, appointed by President Ronald Reagan, is born in El Paso, Texas, on this date.  She served on the high court from 09-25-1981 to 01-31-2006.
  20. 1931 Thursday: New Delhi replaces Calcutta as the capital of British India.  Meanwhile, Iraq and Trans-Jordan sign a treaty of peace.
  21. 1934 Monday: Britain enacted a Road Traffic Act imposing a 30-mph speed limit in “built-up areas” and which required driving tests for all drivers.
  22. 1937 Friday: William H. Hastie becomes the first black federal judge; the post is in the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Elsewhere, spinach growers in Crystal City, Texas, erected a statue of Popeye.  
  23. 1938 Saturday: Herman Goering warned all Jews to leave Austria.  If they didn’t, the Gestapo would ‘help them.’
  24. 1940 Tuesday: British forces continue arriving in France to support their French allies in the buildup to the German invasion of France in late spring, early summer.  German and Allied forces fire artillery barrages back and forth at one another but other than that, things are relatively quiet.
  25. 1940 Tuesday A: In Baltimore, Maryland, future U.S. Congresswoman and Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, is born on this date.  She would be the 52nd person to hold the gavel and the first female speaker in U.S. history.  A Democrat, she would represent California’s 12th congressional district.  (Speaker January 04, 2007, 55th speaker (110th to 111th Congress) to January 03, 2011, and again January 03, 2019, (116th to 117th Congress) to the present.
  26. 1941 Wednesday: Italian forces in Eritrea in East Africa continue struggling against overwhelming British and Indian forces and their commanding officer, General Luigi Frusci, continues calling for support from the Duke of Aosta- Prince Amedeo- in Addis Abba for whatever supplies and reinforcements can have sent him.  The situation in Eritrea is coming to a head soon as British and Commonwealth troops from India and South Africa continue forcing what remains of a once proud Italian army into a death trap at Kerren.
  27. 1942 Thursday: The Afrika Korps under the Desert Fox, Erwin Rommel, launch a major offensive against the British.  Meanwhile, the Nazis commence sending Jews to Auschwitz in Poland.  Elsewhere, in London, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill quips with America’s entry into the Second World War that the Allies cannot lose unless they themselves blow it.
  28. 1943 Friday: Elsie S. Ott becomes the first woman in the Army Air Force to win a medal.  Elsewhere, in North Africa, the Fifth Panzer Army- part of the Afrika Korps launches a counteroffensive against British forces in Tunisia, begins making some headway and then sputters to an end within a couple of days.  Many tanks are destroyed, armored vehicles that can no longer be replaced, and yet the Germans and few remaining Fascist Italians continue the fight.  A year earlier, it seemed as though victory was in grasp.
  29. 1944 Sunday: 705 RAF bombers attack Berlin, the capital of Nazi Germany.  Elsewhere, as Field Marshal Erich von Manstein returns to his command in the Ukraine to begin the breakout of the First Panzer Army, Marshal Ivan Konev’s Second Ukrainian Front arrived at the Romanian border along the River Prut.   Many of the Romanian troops stationed there to defend their country from the Red Army were losing the will to fight.  Hitler relieved Field Marshals Ewald Von Kleist and Erich Von Manstein after having awarded them the swords to their Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross.  He needed brutal men willing to drive their troops to the end of their ropes and beyond and so had Field Marshal Walter Model and Colonel General Ferdinand Schörner ready to enter the fray and conduct operations as their Fuhrer demanded.[ii]
  30. 1944 Sunday A: Future Motown legend, Diana Ross of the Supremes, is born on this date.
  31. 1945 Monday: Japanese resistance ends on Iwo Jima following a final banzai charge.  The battle claimed the lives of 6,000 Americans and 18,000 Japanese soldiers.  Elsewhere, in the Aleutian Islands campaign, the Battle of Komandorski began when the Japanese attempted to reinforce a garrison at Kiska and found themselves intercepted by a U.S. Naval force.  Meanwhile, the U.S. 7th Army crosses the Rhine River at Worms.
  32. 1946 Tuesday: In the United States, President Harry S. Truman issues Executive Order 9708, the first time a directive such as this one has ever been issued within the country.  The order defines the diseases that will permit the federal government to lockdown parts or all of the country due to pandemics, especially like the Spanish Flu of 1918-1919.
  33. 1948 Friday: Steven Tyler—future vocalist and musician with the American rock band, Aerosmith[iii]—is born in Manhattan, N.Y., on this date.  Meanwhile, in Britain, Richard Tandy—future multi-instrumentalist with the UK rock band, Electric Light Orchestra[iv] 1972-1986—is born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  34. 1949 Saturday: Future bassist/backup vocalist with the East Coast rock band, Boston[v]—Fran Sheehan—is born on this date in Boston, Massachusetts.
  35. 1951 Monday: The United States Air Force approved its new flag—the flag included the coat of arms, 13 white stars and the Air Force seal on a blue background
  36. 1953 Thursday: Dr. Jonas Salk announces a vaccine for polio.  Elsewhere, future 18th U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao is born in Taipei, Taiwan, on this date.  A RINO Republican, she served under President Donald J. Trump from January 31, 2017, to January 11, 2021.
  37. 1954 Friday: In the Battle for Dien Bien Phu, French forces forged north out of the main base towards Anne-Marie 3 and Huguette 6 in an effort to take out People’s Army antiaircraft batteries making life hell for incoming and outgoing supply and medical evacuations aircraft.  Even though the communists still try to disrupt the actual airstrip itself, the French continue taking the fight to them every day what with a change in leadership responsibilities.  Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais is determined that the French dominate the fight against the communists.[vi] 
  38. 1958 Wednesday: The U.S. Army launches America’s third successful satellite, Explorer 3.
  39. 1959 Thursday: Future drummer with the rock band, Dire Straits[vii]—Chris Whitten—is born on this date in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.
  40. 1962 Monday: The United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS), in Baker v. Carr, supported the one-person-one-vote apportionment of seats in state legislatures.
  41. 1964 Thursday: “Funny Girl” opens at Winter Garden Theater in New York City for 1,348 performances.
  42. 1967 Sunday: Pope Paul VI issued an encyclical, “Populorum Progressio,” on “the progressive development of peoples,” in which he expressed concern for those trying to escape hunger, poverty, endemic disease and ignorance.”  
  43. 1968 Tuesday: Future member of the psychedelic ‘new wave’ band, Smashing Pumpkins- James Iha (guitars/vocals)- is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.
  44. 1970 Thursday: In Knoxville, Tennessee, the former 33rd U.S. Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug died at age 70.  A Democrat, Secretary Krug served under President Harry S. Truman from March 18, 1946, to December 01, 1949.
  45. 1971 Friday: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman declares the new nation of Bangladesh (formerly East Pakistan) independent from Pakistan.  Allahu akbar!
  46. 1972 Sunday: The Los Angeles Lakers broke an NBA record by winning 69 games in an 82-game season: 69-13.
  47. 1973 Monday: For the first time in the history of the London Stock Exchange, the executives permitted women to be on its floor.
  48. 1974 Tuesday: The Romanian communist party names Ceausescu president of Romanian.  Elsewhere, in Caracas, Venezuela, at the 2:00 minute mark in the second round of their 15-round heavyweight title fight, “Big George” Foreman scores a TKO over Ken Norton to retain the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine boxing titles.  Foreman’s record went to 40-0 with the win while Norton’s record went to 30-3.
  49. 1979 Monday: Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat sign peace treaty in Washington D.C.
  50. 1980 Wednesday: Bombay gets its 1st rock concert in 10 years (The Police).
  51. 1981 Thursday: Police and Albanian protesters clash in Kosovo, Yugoslavia.
  52. 1982 Friday: Groundbreaking in Washington, D.C., for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial commences on this date.
  53. 1987 Thursday: In Fayetteville, Arkansas, Randall “Tex” Cobb scores a 1st Round KO of his opponent, Stan Johnson, to put his heavyweight boxing record to 27-7.
  54. 1989 Sunday: Capping the first free elections in the Soviet Union, Boris Yeltsin becomes president.
  55. 1992 Thursday: In Indianapolis, a jury finds heavyweight-boxing champion Mike Tyson guilty of rape and sentenced him to a six-year stint; however, he served only three years.
  56. 1995 Sunday: Seven of the 15 European Union states abolished border controls and look at them now: overrun with militant Islamists. 
  57. 1996 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the 58th U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie died.  He served under President Jimmy Carter from May 08, 1980, to January 20, 1981.
  58. 1997 Wednesday: In San Diego, California, at the Heaven’s Gate compound, authorities discover thirty-nine bodies who committed mass ritual suicide believing it would join them with space aliens who would be accompanying the Hale-Bopp comet.
  59. 1998 Thursday: The U.S. federal government endorsed a new HIV test that yields immediate results.  Elsewhere, Unisys Corp. and Lockheed Martin Corp/ pay a $3.15 million fine for selling spare parts at inflated prices to the U.S. federal government.
  60. 1999 Friday: A jury in Michigan finds Dr. Jack Kevorkian guilty of second-degree murder for administering a lethal injection to a terminally ill man who requested him to do so
  61. 2000 Sunday: In Russia, acting President Vladimir Putin won the presidential election outright.  To avoid a run-off election, the future dictator won sufficient number of votes to prevent that from occurring.
  62. 2002 Tuesday: Joe Schermie who played bass with the American rock band, Three Dog Night[viii] 1968-73, dropped dead from a heart attack on this date in Los Angeles, California; he was 56.
  63. 2005 Saturday: In Taipei, Taiwan, the government calls for one million of its citizens to take to the streets in protest of Beijing’s Anti-Secession Law.  Between 200,000-300,000 patriotic citizens answer the call. 
  64. 2007 Monday: The U.S. Postal Service unveiled the design for the “Forever Stamp.”
  65. 2009 Thursday: John Mayhew—third drummer with the British band, Genesis[ix], 1969—died from a heart condition in Glasgow, Scotland, on this date; he was age 61.
  66. 2010 Friday: Iran calls upon Muslims around the world to act in protest in response to Israel’s plans to build in East Jerusalem.
  67. 2011 Saturday: In Boston, Massachusetts, former Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro died at age 75.  She represented the 9th district of New York and in 1984 became the first woman nominated to be vice president on a major ticket: the Walter Mondale-Geraldine Ferraro ticket representing the Democratic Party.  They lost to Reagan-Bush.
  68. 2012 Monday: London-based Tullow Oil discovers oil in Kenya.
  69. 2013 Tuesday: Days after a new U.S.-South Korea military pact, North Korea issues new threats to strike targets in Hawaii, Guam, South Korea, and the U.S. mainland.  Meanwhile, the United Nations is preparing to move half its staff out of Syria as the civil war continues to metastasize and spread throughout the country threatening their facilities and people.
  70. 2014 Wednesday: Astronomers discover a second dwarf planet between the Oort cloud and the Kuiper belt, an area previously considered a no-man’s land; the planet, 2012 VP-113, measures about 280 miles across; the first, Sedna, about 600 miles across, was discovered in 2003.
  71. 2015 Thursday: In protest of U.S. airstrikes authorized by President Obama in the Iraqi city of Tikrit, Shiite militia forces boycott the fight against ISIS believing that the United States will take credit for the work they have done.  Meanwhile, Great Britain reburies the remains of King Richard III (1452-1485) at Leicester Cathedral after discovering them under a carpark in that city back in 2012.
  72. 2016 Saturday: Democratic-Socialist (Marxist) presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders wins the primaries of Washington, Hawaii, and Alaska on this date.  Meanwhile, in another amazing ‘first’ for the Rolling Stones[x]– after being banned for more than 50 years from playing in the socialist ‘paradise’ of Cuba, the Stones arrive on scene and play a massive open-air concert in Havana.  There is a superb concert film of this show which everyone should see.
  73. 2017 Sunday: In the great ‘free democracy of Russia,’ anti-corruption protests around the country lead to the arrest of hundreds along with opposition leader Alexei Navalny.  Meanwhile, the people of Chile take to the streets in protests over the nation’s privatized pension system.   Meanwhile, in Cincinnati, Ohio, at the Cameo Nightclub, a scumbag with a gun shoots one person dead and wounds 16 others before the cops could arrive on scene.  They would be pounding the pavement seeking the multiple shooters.
  74. 2018 Monday: The United States, the Ukraine, and the European Union expel more than 100 Russian diplomats over the use of nerve agents to assassinate former Russian intel agent and his daughter in a public park.  Did it do any good?  NO, Putin is still the same pig he always has been.  Meanwhile, U.S. auto manufacturer Ford and Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, unveil a new car-vending machine in the Chinese city of Guangzhou which rids the process of car-buying of salespeople.  Meanwhile, porn queen Stormy Daniels alleges in an interview on 60 Minutes with her attorney, Michael Avenatti, at her side that she had an affair with Donald J. Trump and that Trump’s ‘people’ (lawyer Michael Cohen) threatened the pitiful thing to be quiet.  This was later disproven, and the actress is paying Trump money she owes him via a lawsuit while Avenatti is going to federal prison.  Finally, a U.S. Army soldier receives the first transplant of a penis and scrotum at John Hopkins University in Maryland.
  75. 2019 Tuesday: For now, charges of facing a FAKE HATE CRIME against Empire actor Jussie Smollett are dropped only to be reinstated months later when the prosecutor is shown to be compromised.   Meanwhile, the first known transplant of a kidney from a live HIV donor and an HIV recipient occurs at a university in Boston, Massachusetts.   Elsewhere, BIG PHARMA giant Purdue Pharma reaches a settlement with the state of Oklahoma in the lawsuit regarding the opioid epidemic and its part in it: they agree to pay a settlement of $270 million. 
  76. 2020 Thursday: As of this publication time, COVID-19 Wuhan Virus statistics acknowledge 491,623 cases globally what with 22,169 deaths.  In the United States, there are 69,210 confirmed cases as well as 1,046 deaths.  Meanwhile, for the week of 03-15 to 03-21-2020, unemployment claims rose to 3.28 million.  As for the COVID-19 Relief Bill, right now, it clocks in at $2.2 trillion.  Still, the Democrats are not happy.
  77. 2021 Friday: JOE BIDEN NEWS– Those of us who sat mouths agape yesterday watching Joe Biden stumble through his first press conference in 65 days were even more shocked today when what everyone knew to be true was proven true by photos.  The discombobulated Biden was using a binder full of cheat sheets and crib notes and his list of reporters featured their names and photos of their faces and still he f**ked up calling them by the wrong names.  Most Americans are appalled enough already knowing that this fuddled old fool STOLE the 2020 Presidential Election but are even more so now that a majority of Americans realize we have a vegetable in the White House.  WTF is happening to our country.  Next, the White House says that Joe Biden is going to beef up gun control measures by scrawling his chicken scratch on more executive orders.  F**k you, Joe, NO one is taking our guns.
  78. 2021 Friday A: “RACIST! NEWS”/WHAT’S RACIST TODAY– Oakland, California Mayor and crackpot political hack Libby Schaaf backs an income supplement program that will help disadvantaged black folks but won’t help equally disadvantaged white folks living in that corrupt East Bay city.  Wow.  Next, a Minnesota-based dinner theater scraps a presentation of “Cinderella” because the cast was ‘too white.’   Meanwhile, black leaders zero in on Democrat holdouts in the U.S. Senate who do not want to toss the filibuster onto the heap.  Thus, they are going to accuse them of being racists 24/7/365 with the Reverend Al Sharpton at the head of the pack of accusers.[xi]  What a bunch of crap.   Elsewhere, the top editor at the Journal of the American Medical Association, aka JAMA- Howard Bauchner- found himself sidelined over a tweet and podcast he made in which he said: “No physician is racist, so how can there be structural racism in health care?”  Not good, Dr. B., black doctors became angry and out you go.  Get with it man!
  79. 2021 Friday B: LIBERAL STUPIDITY– Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon- a George Soros appointee- is not going to try 20-year-old murderous thug Jalen Yoakum as an adult.  This means the POS will be back on the streets in five years.  When is L.A. County going to remove this worthless scumbag?  Meanwhile, the state of Oregon is going to go after concealed carry permits via a new direction by creating a patchwork of gun-free zones all over the place making it difficult for gun owners to carry their lawfully-owned firearms and avoid felonies.  Thugs, of course, will still be packing.  No wonder eastern Oregon wants to break off from the lunatics in the western portion.   Elsewhere, Dems in the Peach State are going berserk over Governor Brian Kemp signing the new voting rights bill.  Massachusetts phony Native American Senator Lizzie “Borden” Warren tweeted that ‘the man sitting in Stacey Abrams chair (good one, Lizzie, good one) is taking the state back to JIM CROW!”[xii]  In fact, a state black lawmaker, Park Cannon, was arrested for banging on the governor’s door after the cops told her to stop knocking.  Stupid skank.[xiii]   Finally, the White House says, ‘Joe Biden’ is worried about the Georgia voting rights law.[xiv]
  80. 2021 Friday C: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE– Congressman Burgess Owens, R-UT 4th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden owes border officials a big apology for creating the massive tsunami surge of illegal aliens flooding across our border.’  Meanwhile, as GOP lawmakers visit the overwhelmed southern border, Senator Mike Lee, R-OR, said that across the Rio Grande River, smugglers, gangbangers, and cartel trash were taunting them.[xv]  Elsewhere, the GOP is demanding that the news media be allowed to film along the southern border so the nation can see what the heck is going on down there with illegal aliens as thick as cockroaches in a Tijuana backstreet whore house rushing across it.  Time to do some pest control, folks.  Finally, it would appear that every sitting GOP U.S. senator is down at the border today blasting the inept Joe Biden administration.
  81. 2021 Friday D: JOE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION NEWS– thanks to Joe Biden’s incredibly stupid policies on energy production and usage, the U.S. is back to importing oil, much of which is Russian oil, and our guy has the nerve to call Putin a “Killer.”  WTF?   Meanwhile, former Ohio treasurer and candidate for Senator Rob Portman’s seat when he steps down at the end of his term said that ‘Joe Biden isn’t all there.’  Go figure.  Next, Joe Biden may invite Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping to a virtual climate summit.  Wow.  Amazing, Joe, simply amazing. 
  82. 2021 Friday E: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– USC reaches a settlement of $852 million following it acknowledging that a former campus gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall- charged with five counts of sexual abuse- abused hundreds of female students while employed at the University of Southern California.  The crimes allegedly occurred between 2011 and 2015.  Wow.  Lock him up.  Meanwhile, Senator Bernie Sanders, DS-VT, and rapper Killer Mike are meeting with folks in Bessemer, Alabama, the site of a big battle to unionize.  Liberal icon Amazon is doing battle with its workers seeking to unionize the plant to seek better wages and even better treatment.  Amazon will probably move the plant to Puerto Rico.  Be careful.
  83. 2021 Friday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– Governor Asa Hutchinson, R-AR, signs a bill ending trannys from participating in girls and women’s sports.  Excellent.  As we have repeatedly said, IF trannys are so determined to compete in sports, it’s far easier to create a third category of sports as well as separate locker rooms.  Let them have at it and we suspect that tranny sports would have far more fans than either girls/women’s or boys/men’s sports.  It’s like roller derby, everyone loves watching the women more so than men so how about creating a third category of competitive sports, you know, for the mentally ill- oh, wait, did we just say that?  Sorry.  Elsewhere, Dominion Voting Systems, the ALLEGEDLY CORRUPT ORGANIZATION THAT STEALS ELECTIONS FOR THE HIGHEST BIDDER- is slapping Fox News Channel with a $1.6 billion lawsuit alleging FNC slandered their fine, fine company.  Sounds like deflection to us or at least so says our attorneys.
  84. 2021 Friday G: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS– Since Kim Jong Un and North Korea have become belligerent again what with Joe Biden talking s**t about them, elements of the 1st Armored Division are deploying to South Korea.  Next, the People’s Republic of China, aka the Chi-Coms, have slapped reciprocal sanctions onto the European Union for having slapped human rights sanctions on them.  Elsewhere, the container ship beached in the Suez Canal threatens to be there for several months blocking passage through the incredibly important waterway.  This, of course, will lead to higher energy prices as well as drive up the cost of goods around the world.  Glenn Beck raised the specter as to whether someone hacked into the controls of the ship and caused it to run aground.  We thought this was possible after two U.S. Navy ships collided with commercial freighters back in 2017.  Two guided-missile destroyers, the USS Fitzgerald and the USS John S. McCain ran into other ships back in June and August of that year for which there was no real explanation.  Could it be the Chi-Coms, the Russians, or some other nefarious unseen actor is able to cause such mishaps?  Sure, seems possible to us…
  85. 2021 Friday H: MEDICAL NEWS– Former Centers for Disease Control- the CDC- Director Robert Redfield says that the ‘COVID-19 bat flu virus did indeed escape from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.’  The question is, was it a purposeful release?  Meanwhile, Dr. Scott Atlas said to Glenn Beck today that ‘science and expertise have become compromised, politicized, and that the demand for social distancing of six-feet or more (or less) is based on pseudo-science.’  God bless you.  Next, the U.S. pulls over 95-percent of its stockpiled PPE gowns over safety issues.  Must be the crap manufactured in communist China.  Moving on, the cities of Boston, Newark, and Norfolk will become mega-vaccination sites on the East Coast.  Elsewhere, Bill Gates says ‘life will probably be back to normal by 2022.’  Bill- STFU.  Finally, the European Union is peeved with its vaccine suppliers as the demand far outpaces the production.  Are you dummies using the Russian Sputnik vaccine?  Serves you right, dimwits.
  86. 2021 Friday I: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III– President Donald J. Trump said today that during the Antifa/Black Lives Matter FALSE FLAG OPERATION launched against Capitol Hill on January 06, 2021, lawmakers were in ‘ZERO DANGER.’  We concur, it was set up from the start.   Speaking of President Trump, he will also remain neutral in the Alabama race for the U.S. Senate seat, and, according to Jason Miller, President Trump may visit the southern border soon.  Next, Congressman Byron Donalds, R-FL 19th congressional district, says that ‘Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi thinks she can remove anyone from office.’  Elsewhere, New York’s junior Senator Kirsten “Whitey” Gillibrand defends her call for Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo to resign as being her personal opinion.  (The Lov Gov must have called her up and threatened her).  Meanwhile, Speaker “Mumbles” Pelosi has authorized several House committees to conduct intensive investigations into rooting out the scurrilous scumbags behind the Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, riots the Democrats set in motion.  She is angry NO Republicans will join her in yet another witch hunt.
  87. 2021 Friday J: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS IV– U.S. Cybercommand says that recent hacks by foreign actors are a ‘clarion call’ to arms.  You go.  Meanwhile, Parler says it informed the FBI of numerous threats made on its site prior to the Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.  Next, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, is calling for an end to the lockdown on the cruise ship industry.  Cruise ships must get back to work.  NOW.  Next, “Lonesome Dove” (and other books) author Larry McMurtry is dead at the age of 84.  God bless you, Larry!  Moving on, the Michigan GOP plans to bypass a weakened Governor Gretchen “Bride of Frankenstein” Whitmer, Democratic-Socialist, and fix the voting laws in their state.  Finally, Congressman James Comer, R-KY 1st congressional district, says ‘Congress holding BIG TECH accountable is going to be a challenge.’
  88. 2021 Friday K: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 124,683,860 confirmed cases, +579,564, 2,742,357  confirmed deaths, +9,863, and 70,731,503 confirmed recoveries, +338,716 (SAME AS YESTERDAY’S NUMBERS!).  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,223,587 confirmed cases, up 61,840 from yesterday’s reporting, 550,726 confirmed deaths, UP 1,315, (SAME AS YESTERDAY’S NUMBERS!) and 117,827,913 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. 
  89. 2021 Friday L: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 222,259 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  90. : COVID-19 STATISTICS in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,648,021 confirmed cases (same as yesterday’s count), 57,909 confirmed deaths (same as yesterday’s), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,950 confirmed cases, 454 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 359,290 confirmed cases, 5,249 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., the third highest state after California- Florida: currently, they have 2,016,505 confirmed cases, 32,819 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 829,689 confirmed cases, 6,122 confirmed deaths, and 808,869 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Hungary, former Axis ally: 586,123 cases of the virus, 18,703 confirmed deaths and 378,176 confirmed recoveries.[xvi]  
  91. 2021 Friday N: STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,072.88, UP 453.40 points (+1.39%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,138.73, UP 161.04 points (+1.24%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,974.54, UP 65.02 points (+1.66%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $60.72 per barrel, -0.25 (-0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,731.60 per troy oz., -0.70 (-0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $25.11 per troy ounce, 0.00 (-0.02%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,191.10 per troy oz, +13.20 (+1.12%) while the price of COPPER is $4.08 per pound, +0.01 (+0.28%).[xvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,677.50 per troy oz, +52.00 (+1.98%).[xviii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,200.00 per troy oz., -900.00 (-3.09%).[xix]    Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.58.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.   In Belize dollars, one greenback equals 2.00.[xx]  
  92. 2021 Friday O: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.889 per gallon, $3.635 in Hawaii, and $3.323 in Washington state.[xxi]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,097,328,683,045 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxii]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
  93. 2021 Friday P: NASA/SCIENCE NEWS– NASA reports that the humongous asteroid named Apophis originally thought to maybe impact the Earth sometime in 2068 now won’t come near enough to the Earth to wreak havoc on the planet for at least another century.  This bad boy from the cosmos is the size of the Empire State Building and is slated to pass within 20,000 miles of the Earth on Friday, April 13, 2029.  Astronomers point out that the moon is 238,000 miles away from our planet so this substantial chunk of rock is going to pass by us at an extremely close distance which astronomers are all excited about as it will provide them ample opportunity to get some good photos of it.  Let’s hope another chunk of space debris doesn’t slam into it, deflect it, and send it crashing down on our planet (unless it decides to hit communist China, Russia, or Iran first before creating a massive extinction event the likes of which ended the reign of the dinosaurs).   Italian astronomer Claudio Maccone says the best protection against space-based threats such as asteroids is space-based missiles with which to blow them up when they are a good distance from the planet rather than immediately threatening it.
  94. 2021 Friday Q: LATE NEWS I– Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary died at the age of 104 today.  Meanwhile, rabid, foaming at the mouth liberals are suing Georgia’s elections officials over the new voting laws someone in the White House calls the ‘new Jim Crow of the 21st century.’  Yikes.  That hurts.  Elsewhere, the FREE nation of Taiwan, aka the Republic of China or Nationalist China, reported today that 20 Chi-Com warplanes penetrated its airspace today which led to rapid scrambling of attack planes and targeted missiles which drove the communist invaders back out to sea.  Light ‘em up, Taiwan, light those SOBs up!   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, them and the Russians are drawing closer together in an effort to intimidate the United States.  What else is new?   Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger warns that the constant ‘U.S.-China contest risks catastrophic conflict.’ 
  95. 2021 Friday R: LOTTERY NEWS– Stay tuned for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1645 with a jackpot of $137 million on the line.  Get your tickets purchased by 7:45 P.M. tonight.  Here are the results: 04, 25, 37, 46, 67, and Mega 15.  Out of 69,400 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $18,502.
  96. 2022 Saturday: Thank God, it’s Saturday.  We hope things remain peaceful…

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Robbie Robertson’s next solo album came out on March 10, 1998, and is somewhat unique among his growing discography of music.  The famed guitarist of the Band jumped into a celebrated effort in which, he tried to bring the music of the First Peoples of Canada, aka aboriginals, to a wider audience, sort of what Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones did when he presented his ground-breaking effort, “Pipes of Pan at Joujouka,” an album that came out in 1971.  In that effort, Jones presented the whirling music of North African flute players and drummers whereas here, Robertson brings together large numbers of musicians to play his visionary intermingling of native rhythms with modern musical forms.  We hope you will seek this one out, consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure, and then sharing it with others.  We think they will be as appreciative of it as will you.  Enjoy.

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[i] We look forward to doing our favorite classical composers one day.  Hopefully within the next 30 years.

[ii] See “The Soviet Juggernaut” by Earl F. Ziemke and the Editors of Time-Life Books (1980).

[iii] We look forward to promoting the music of Aerosmith one day.  We hope within the next 8-10 years.  Remain vigilant.

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

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

[vi] Our main reference for the epic battle at Dien Bien Phu is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, 2004, Da Capo Press.  Please seek this amazing historical work out for a concise look at the battle that ended French control of French Indochina and the birth of Vietnam.

[vii] We hope to offer the music of Dire Straits sometime in 2021-2022.  Please stay tuned.

[viii] Not sure when we will get around to doing the music of Three Dog Night but if we ever return to promoting the music of famed rock bands from the 1960s and the 1970s, we sure as heck will include this stellar band, one that is still performing to this day.  We saw them in 2019 and all we can say is “Wow.”

[ix] 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.

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

[xi] The Reverend Al never misses out on an opportunity to label people RACISTS.

[xii] She should KNOW about Jim Crow.  Democrats were- and still are, for that matter- the party of Jim Crow as well as the party of separate but equal, the KKK, slavery, race hatred, segregation, red-lining, white flight, burning crosses, police dogs, fire hoses, beatings, plantation prisons, and the Civil War.  Dems love braying about “JIM CROW, JIM CROW” as it is the new watchword of the day, everything anyone opposing them does is taking us back to “Jim Crow.”  Lizzie- STFU you lying, phony, hypocritical, crazy f**king bitch!  Enough is enough!

[xiii] This moronic little chub probably thinks, “Boy, I sure showed them!”  We’re sure she believes Governor Kemp is also a racist bigot.  Enough already.

[xiv] Why?  Can’t Joe just undo everything with yet another executive order and can’t the Democrats coerce RINO Governor Brian Kemp into signing another consent decree in 2022 that will permit overweight Stacey Abrams to steal the elections as she did in 2020?  What the hell is the big deal?

[xv] This is why we suggest seeding the Rio Grande with alligator pups from Florida, Mississippi, and Alabama as well as laying in minefields, antipersonnel, antivehicle, and antiboat impediments, putting down spikes on our side of the river IN the river at the border line, putting in military emplacements, troops, razor wire augmenting the wall, and completing the wall.  Hell, put in foo gas pits and whatever else we need to stop the invasion.  BUILD THE WALL AND DEPORT THEM ALL!

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

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

81. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2022, UPDATE A

Thank God, we have Tucker Carlson. He reported earlier this evening that a sizeable component of U.S. military troops is on the border between Poland and Ukraine. This shadowy component has NO media attached thus it is a stealth force. The question is, WHY? It appears whether we want to go to war or we don’t, we soon will be. It is the inevitable, wag-the-dog scenario…

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81. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2022, UPDATE A:

Thank God, we have Tucker Carlson.  He reported earlier this evening that a sizeable component of U.S. military troops is on the border between Poland and Ukraine.  This shadowy component has NO media attached thus it is a stealth force.  The question is, WHY?  It appears whether we want to go to war or we don’t, we soon will be.  It is the inevitable, wag-the-dog scenario… 

  1. 2022 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 474,078,797 confirmed cases, +1,471,765, 6,121,826 confirmed deaths, +16,312 and 410,050,084 confirmed recoveries, +1,543,791. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 81,476,269 confirmed cases, UP 27,867 from yesterday’s reporting, 999,792 confirmed deaths, UP 952,[i] and 63,450,626 confirmed recoveries, UP 195,708.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]
  2. 2022 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 550,339 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 187,284 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FOURTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 426 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.            
  3. 2022 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,073,591 confirmed cases, 88,438 confirmed deaths, and 8,985,153 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,880,407 confirmed cases, 72,828 confirmed deaths, and 5,807,579 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 238,764 confirmed cases, 1,368 confirmed deaths, and 237,396 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,446,845 confirmed cases, 12,355 confirmed deaths, and 1,434,490 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Indiana: they have 1,689,360 confirmed cases, 23,309 confirmed deaths, and 1,496,014 confirmed recoveries.[iii]   
  4. 2022 Tuesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 3,801,8634 confirmed cases, 10,449 confirmed deaths, and 3,725,515 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Dominica, 188th place on the list: 11,777 cases of the virus, 63 confirmed death and 11,498 confirmed recoveries.[iv]                         
  5. 2022 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,807.46, UP 254.47 points (+0.74%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,108.82 UP 270.36 points (+1.95%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,511.61, UP 50.43 points (+1.13%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $109.25 per barrel, -0.72 (-0.65%).  The price of GOLD is $1,920.10 per troy oz., -0.40 (-0.49%) while the price of SILVER is $24.88 per troy ounce, -0.43 (-1.71%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,027.50 per troy oz, -17.20 (-1.65%) while the price of COPPER is $4.71 per pound, 0.00 (-0.05%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,512.16 per troy oz., -72.18 (-2.79%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,800.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-1.05%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,380,000.00 per CNY/T,-0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,508.00 per USD/T, -13.00 (-0.37%). The price of ZINC is $3,893.00 per USD/T., -47.00 (-1.19%).   The price of COCOA is $2,586.00 per USD/T, +65.00 (+2.58%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,111.30 USD 1,000 board feet -17.00 (-1.51%).[vi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000024.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.91 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.26, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 98.50 of theirs.    In Azerbaijani Manat, one greenback equals 1.69 and in Bahamian Dollar, a buck equals 1.00 and in Bahraini Dinar, one dollar equals 0.38 of theirs.[vii]       
  6. 2022 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.866 per gallon, $4.142 in Florida, $5.092 in Hawaii, and $4.726 in Washington state.[viii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Tennessee- $4.032.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the 160th HIGHEST gasoline price in the world- Finland: $8.810 per U.S. Gallon.[ix]  (Note: the city of Los Angeles, California, has become the first city in the nation to hit an average of $6.00 per gallon for regular gasoline.)   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,335,300,726,138 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[x]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after People’s Republic of China the next largest holder of U.S. debt is United Kingdom.  This nation holds $440,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  7. 2022 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– TotalEnergies announces that it will end the purchase of Russian oil by the end of the year.   Next, an Odesa, Ukraine, city councilman told Newsmax that ‘Ukraine backing out of NATO will not deter Russian President Vladimir Putin from his conquest of Ukraine.’  Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says that ‘Russia talks tough, sometimes confrontational.’  Meanwhile, U.S. intelligence sources are reporting that Russian combat strength in Ukraine is below 90-percent.   They are suffering heavy losses at the hands of the Ukrainians.  Speaking of them, the city of Mariupol is still holding out against large numbers of Russian ‘Red Army’ troops trying to batter the port city into submission.  Tucker Carlson reported tonight that there are sizable numbers of U.S. military troops on the border between Poland and Ukraine with NO media components attached.  WTF is going on there- World War III slow-rolling along?   (Note- Ex-Russian President (and Putin stooge) Dmitri Medvedev blasts Poland for its unwavering support of Ukraine).
  8. 2022 Tuesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Vice President Kamala Harris- withering and dying on the vine like a diseased bunch of grape- has been in charge of the border catastrophe for the past 354 days.  It’s been 268 days since she arrived on scene to do her job.  The cost to the taxpayers of caring for the illegal alien invaders since the first of the year is around $513,837,373.  Next, the cost of caring for the illegal aliens in the country since the drooling dunce in the White House took office is around $42,785,806,616.  Next, the estimated number of illegals who have swarmed across our southern border since bonehead in the White House took office is- in our estimation- 829,194.  Finally, the conservative low estimate of illegal aliens living in the United States is around 45,204,456.  We estimate the number to be closer to 85-to-125 million illegal aliens which is absolutely appalling, absolutely appalling.  Scoop ‘em all up, force them to spend time in the slammer, make restitution, pay fines, and then get them deported. (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  9. 2022 Tuesday H: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $53.04 (2) AstraZeneca: $63.66 (3) Novavax: $83.80 (4) Merck & Company: $79.30 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $175.00  (6) BioNTech: $174.63 (7) Moderna: $186.72.
  10. 2022 Tuesday I: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $101.37 (2) Boeing: $191.01 (3) General Dynamics: $237.83 (4) Lockheed Martin: $440.69 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $446.30.
  11. 2022 Tuesday J: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.00 (2) DuPont: $77.03 (3) 3M: $149.94 (4) Honeywell: $195.03  (5) Teijen: $1,392.00.
  12. 2022 Tuesday K: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $30.21 (2) Beyond Meat: $51.26  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $61.09.
  13. 2022 Tuesday L: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $143.80 (2) Lowe’s: $228.47 (3) Home Depot: $329.64 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $559.42 (5) Amazon: $3,297.78.
  14. 2022 Tuesday M: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump won a big one today when the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals- typically a liberal loony bin- found porn star, Stormy Daniels, at fault over her bogus lawsuit of the 45th president.  She must pay the president $300,000 plus all attorney fees, sanctions, and costs incurred by President Trump.  Suddenly, the fake news media has gone SILENT.
  15. 2022 Tuesday N: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– As Joe Biden continues fumbling on virtually everything like the border, Ukraine, and whether or not he is coherent, President Donald J. Trump is leading him by 12 points on favorability.   His ineptitude- and the insanity of his party- has given Republicans a 12-point margin in the Mid-Terms and President Donald J. Trump a 3-point advantage in a 2024 rematch between him and slobbering Joe Biden.
  16. 2022 Tuesday O: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Biden regime condemns the ‘sham trial’ Alexei Navalny by his Russian captors.  Next, the U.S. Department of Defense for the first time since the China Virus pandemic began has failed to release its weekly COVID-19 numbers.
  17. 2022 Tuesday P: Political News I– Congressman Tim Burchett, R-TN 2nd congressional district, says that Joe Biden’s Brussels trip is ‘way too little, too late.’  Next, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, lambasted the fake news media for shunning reportage of the Hunter Biden laptop story.   Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, signed a bill with which to prohibit the teaching of Critical (Criminal) Race Theory in colleges within the state.  In other news, Governor Eric Holcomb, RINO-IN, is facing pushback from his citizens following his refusal to sign into law a bill that would prevent tranny men from participating in girls’ and women’s sports.  Finally, voices are demanding that leading GOP gubernatorial candidate and former Governor Eric Greitens withdraw from the running if rumors be true, he abused his wife and children.  Oh, please, stop the BS.
  18. 2022 Tuesday Q: U.S. Senate News I– Day No. 2 of confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown-Jackson before the Senate Judiciary Committee.  Unlike when Republican nominees go to the Hill, she is receiving a smooth ride from both the GOP questioners and their Democratic Party counterparts.  On the one hand, Democrats were celebrating the color of her skin and the fact that she has a vagina while bolder Republicans such as Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, and Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, were asking poignant and hard-hitting questions on race and on sentencing for pedophiles.  We expect her to be confirmed and yet another stealth liberal candidate will be emplaced on the court.
  19. 2022 Tuesday R: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1748 what with a $39 million jackpot on the line: 08, 15, 21, 27, 61, and Mega 08.  Out of 51,782 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were 41 people who had FOUR numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $332 apiece.

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[i] 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)

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

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

[iv] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

78. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2022

2009 Thursday: North Korea is up to its old tricks once again- they arrest two American journalists with Current TV- near the border with communist China. Many believe the North Koreans went across the Yalu River and grabbed them up. The North Koreans like kidnapping foreigners and holding them for ransom. Ask the Japanese.

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78. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2022:

United States Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren; U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan; Reich Minister of Armaments and War Production Albert Speer; the Grateful Dead featuring Tom Constantan, the Jefferson Starship, and the Zombies featuring Paul Atkinson:

  1. 1227 Friday: The reign of the 178th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory IX commenced on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until August 22, 1241.
  2. 1452 Friday: Frederick III of Hapsburg becomes the Holy Roman Emperor on this date.
  3. 1524 Wednesday: French seaman Giovanni de Verrazano sights land around the area of the Carolinas.
  4. 1571 Friday: Spanish troops occupy the Philippine city of Manila on this date.
  5. 1628 Sunday: The English found the Massachusetts Colony on this date.
  6. 1644 Saturday: 200 members of the ruling Chinese Imperial family/court members commit suicide.
  7. 1687 Wednesday: French explorer Rene-Robert Cavalier, Sleur de La Salle—the first European to navigate the length of the Mississippi River—was murdered by mutineers in present-day Texas.
  8. 1702 Sunday: The daughter of James II, Anne Stuart, becomes the queen of England on this date.
  9. 1721 Wednesday: The reign of the 243rd Roman Catholic Pope Clement XI ended on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on November 23, 1700.
  10. 1748 Tuesday: The English Naturalization Act passes allowing Jews to move to North America along with the rest of the Brits.
  11. 1831 Saturday: The first bank robbery in the United States takes place on this date at the City Bank in New York; the take is $245,000.
  12. 1859 Saturday: The opera “Faust!” by Charles Gounod premiered in Paris.
  13. 1860 Monday: In Salem, Illinois, future 41st U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan is born.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson  from March 05, 1913, to June 09, 1915.
  14. 1863 Thursday: The Confederate cruiser Georgianna, on its maiden voyage, underwent scuttling off Charleston, South Carolina, to prevent it from falling into Union hands.
  15. 1865 Sunday: Following the Battle of Bentonville, the Confederates retreat from Greenville, North Carolina.
  16. 1866 Monday: The immigrant ship, Monarch of the Seas, sinks off Liverpool resulting in 738 deaths.
  17. 1891 Thursday: In Los Angeles, California, future 88th over all and 14th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren is born.  President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated his fellow Republican (who later became a Democrat) to fill the seat of Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson.  Warren served from 10-05-1953 to 06-23-1969.
  18. 1895 Tuesday: The Los Angeles Railway commenced service as a streetcar provider throughout the city.
  19. 1900 Monday: Archeologist Arthur John Evans commenced the excavation of Knossos Palace in Greece on this date.  Meanwhile, President William McKinley asserted there was a need for free trade between the United States and Puerto Rico.
  20. 1903 Thursday: The United States Senate ratified the Cuban treaty, gaining naval bases in Guantanamo and Bahia Honda.
  21. 1905 Sunday: In Mannheim, Baden, German Empire, future architect for Adolf Hitler and then his minister of armaments, Albert Speer, is born.  His official title would be Reich Minister of Armaments and War Production.  He would survive World War II, spend some time in prison for his war crimes and then become a free man.
  22. 1908 Thursday: The state of Maryland barred Christian Scientists from practicing without a medical diploma.
  23. 1917 Tuesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Wilson v.  New, upheld the eight-hour workday for railroad workers.
  24. 1918 Wednesday: Congress approved Daylight Saving Time something that no longer should be applicable because it does NOTHING except to disrupt sleep cycles and mental health.  
  25. 1920 Friday: The Senate rejected—for a second time—the Treaty of Versailles, by a vote of 49 in favor, 35 against, falling short of the two-thirds majority needed for approval.
  26. 1927 Saturday: In Berlin, bloody street battles take place between Nazi and communist street thugs.
  27. 1931 Thursday: Nevada Governor Fred B. Balzar signed a measure legalizing casino gambling.
  28. 1942 Thursday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs a bill requiring all men between the ages of 45 and 64 to register for non-military duty.
  29. 1944 Sunday: Future keyboardist with the Grateful Dead[i]—Tom Constantan—is born on this date in Long Branch, N.J.
  30. 1945 Monday: During World War II, 724 people died when a Japanese dive-bomber attacked the aircraft carrier, USS Franklin off the coast of Japan; however, sailors were able to keep the ship afloat.  Meanwhile, Adolf Hitler issued his so-called “Nero Decree,” ordering the destruction of German facilities that could fall into Allied hands.  
  31. 1946 Tuesday: Paul Atkinson—future guitarist with the British rock band, the Zombies[ii], was born in Cuffley, Hertfordshire, England, on this date, too.  
  32. 1949 Saturday: Future heavyweight champion of the world, Larry Holmes, was born in the United States on this date.
  33. 1953 Thursday: The Academy Awards ceremony appeared on TV for the first time; “The Greatest Show on Earth” won best picture of 1952.
  34. 1954 Friday: The People’s Army continues ringing the French base of Dien Bien Phu.  On the eastern side, the sappers are digging trenches at night drawing closer to the Elianes and Dominiques.  The French are determined to hold these eastern outposts, especially now that Béatrices have been overrun.   The French defenders see the sappers drawing closer but there is not much they can do to stop them as to go out and engage the Viet Minh is to put themselves at great risk.  Supplies coming in from the main camp have to run a gauntlet of fire that claims additional casualties.  All they can do is wait for the inevitable assaults.
  35. 1958 Wednesday: The film “South Pacific,” adopted from the Rodgers and Hammerstein stage musical, hit movie theaters on this date.
  36. 1963 Tuesday: In Costa Rica, American President John F. Kennedy and six Latin American presidents pledged to fight communism.
  37. 1965 Friday: E. Lee Spence discovered the wreck of the Confederate cruiser, Georgianna; 102 years to the day after its crew scuttled her.  Elsewhere, Indonesia nationalized all foreign oil companies on this date.
  38. 1966 Saturday: The Texas Western Miners defeated the heavily favored Kentucky Wildcats, 72-65, to win the NCAA Championship played in College Park, Maryland.
  39. 1969 Wednesday: In the aftermath of the street riots during the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois, authorities indict the Chicago 8.
  40. 1972 Sunday: India and Bangladesh signed a treaty of friendship on this date.
  41. 1974 Tuesday: The Jefferson Starship[iii] goes on its first tour.
  42. 1976 Friday: Buckingham Palace announced the separation of Princess Margaret and her husband, the Earl of Snowdon, after 16 years of marriage.
  43. 1977 Saturday: The last episode of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” aired.  Elsewhere, a suicide commando assassinated Congo President Marien Ngouabi on this date.
  44. 1979 Monday: The U.S. House of Representatives began televising its day-to-day business.
  45. 1981 Thursday: The Buffalo Sabres set an NHL record when they scored 9 goals in one period against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
  46. 1982 Friday: Argentinian forces land on South Georgia Island, precipitating war with the United Kingdom over this and their landings in the Falklands.
  47. 1984 Monday: A Mobil oil tanker spilled 200,000 gallons of oil into the Columbia River.
  48. 1987 Thursday: Televangelist Jim Bakker resigned as chair of his PTL ministry organization amid a sex and money scandal involving Jessica Hahn, a former church secretary.
  49. 1988 Saturday: In Caesar’s Palace in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada, Renaldo Snipes, aka “Mr. Snipes,” lost a 12-round unanimous decision to NABF heavyweight boxing champion Orlin “Night Train” Norris, aka “the Juice,” which put his record to 29-7-1 while that of Norris went to 17-1.
  50. 1991 Tuesday: NFL owners strip Phoenix, Arizona, of the 1993 Super Bowl over the state’s non-recognizance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
  51. 1993 Friday: Supreme Court Justice Byron R. White announced plans to retire, which led to Ruth Bader Ginsburg becoming the nation’s second female justice.  She was appointed by President Bill Clinton.
  52. 1998 Thursday: The World Health Organization warned of tuberculosis epidemic that could kill 70 million people over the next two decades.
  53. 2001 Monday: California officials declared a power alert and ordered the first of two days of rolling blackouts.  Little would Californians know that two decades later, this would become a way of life thanks to unchecked Democratic Party politics and corruption.
  54. 2002 Tuesday: Queen Elizabeth II knighted actor Ben Kingsley at Buckingham Palace.  Meanwhile, the first major action in the Afghanistan War- Operation Anaconda- rolls on to its end what with massive numbers of jihadists dead, wounded, or vanished and very few Allied fatalities.
  55. 2003 Wednesday: President George W. Bush ordered the start of the war against Iraq.  However, because of the time difference, it was early March 20 in Iraq.   Ah, well, U.S. and British warplanes begin conducting sorties across the country, blowing up various military installations, infrastructure, and whatever else they can get in their sights.  The American people did not want to do, this especially under false pretenses- ‘weapons of mass destruction.’  The had neither the support of the United Nations nor a majority of world public opinion; no, the only support they had was the Military-Industrial-Political Complex of the United States and their British allies (although MUCH LESS in the UK).  Thank you, Dick Cheney, thank you.
  56. 2004 Friday: Prior to tomorrow’s elections in Taiwan, an unknown thug (probably Chi-Com) shoots President Chen Shui-bian.  He was shot in the stomach while campaigning just as his Vice President Annette Lu was shot in the leg.  Not much information is available about the shooter.  Elsewhere, the Pakistani military clamps down on South Waziristan where they believe they have cornered acting head of al-Qaida, Ayman al-Zawahiri.  This guy is as elusive as hell, and they are losing loads of troops trying to uncover his rathole. 
  57. 2005 Saturday: In Doha, Qatar, a car bomb parked along the street erupts, killing one British visitor and wounds another dozen people.  Elsewhere, G20, the group of developing nations, calls on the industrialized countries to end their farm subsidies. 
  58. 2006 Sunday: Fine workmanship is on display in Moscow, Russia.  A passenger train navigating the Moscow Metro Tunnel has the roof crash down upon the train, setting it ablaze.  Rescue workers are able to reach the passengers and evacuate them quickly.  Good work on that account.
  59. 2007 Monday: Talks between the United States and North Korea- the six-party talks- are slated to begin after the U.S. agrees to unlock North Korean funds held in a bank in Macao. 
  60. 2008 Wednesday: Various European countries like Monaco, Bulgaria, Hungary, and Croatia recognize the independence of Kosovo.  In the United States, on the five-year-anniversary of the Iraq War, people are running amok in the streets which leads to the arrests of at least 200 people.  Meanwhile, President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney dismiss the unrest as miniscule. 
  61. 2009 Thursday: North Korea is up to its old tricks once again- they arrest two American journalists with Current TV- near the border with communist China.  Many believe the North Koreans went across the Yalu River and grabbed them up.  The North Koreans like kidnapping foreigners and holding them for ransom.  Ask the Japanese.
  62. 2010 Friday: Palestinians in Hebron, Israel, are running amok throwing rocks at Israeli security forces.  Light ‘em up.  In Sudan, Muslims are running amok there, too, killing at least 13 people in street riots.  Elsewhere, in the incredibly tolerant Islamic Republic of Iran, former Vice President Hossein Marashi finds himself in trouble with the law, accused of spreading propaganda.    
  63. 2011 Saturday: The Arab Spring is underway:  in Syria, government forces have to fire tear gas at a crowd of funeral attendees who are angry that government forces killed some of their family members.  In Yemen, as the people continue growing angrier by the minute, government officials finally begin to step down and flee.  In Algeria, protests are growing more violent leading to concessions from the government.  None of it is going to matter.
  64. 2012 Monday: Wendy’s overtakes Burger King as the second most popular hamburger chain in the world.  Next, North Korea sends an invitation to the International Atomic Energy Agency- the IAEA- to come for a visit.  They would like them to come for some tea and perhaps check their nuclear facilities.   
  65. 2013 Tuesday: In Rome, Italy, the papal inauguration ceremony for Pope Francis takes place in St. Peter’s Square; hundreds of thousands attend.  Next, on the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq,  a string of suicide bombings, shootings, and other homicidal activities lead to the deaths of 98 people and another 240 injured in varying degrees.  Meanwhile, on the planet Mars, NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity discovers further evidence of water-bearing minerals.  Finally, famed porn actor Harry Reems dies of pancreatic carcinoma at age 65.
  66. 2014 Wednesday:  President Obama promises that the U.S. will not take military action in Ukraine in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea.  However, the Ukrainians are withdrawing as Putin’s occupation troops swarm into the area.   Elsewhere, as the Syrian civil war continues to rage, Israel bombs a Syrian military outpost in the Golan Heights. 
  67. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, the U.S. Federal Reserve has cut its 2015 inflation and economic growth predictions for the U.S. and will likely wait until at least June of this year to raise interest rates.  Elsewhere, the Euro zone tells the Greek government that it ‘must remain within the parameters set by them so it can recover from its debt crisis or risk being expelled from the organization.’
  68. 2016 Saturday: In Mexico City, the movie “Superman v. Batman: Dawn of Justice” starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, and Gal Gadot has its premiere.   Elsewhere, outside the Phoenix, Arizona, suburb of Fountain Hills, at least 2 dozen protesters block the road leading in to stop people from attending a rally headlined by Donald J. Trump, former Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, and Sheriff Joe Arpaio.  The losers block traffic for hours.  Most likely illegal aliens.
  69. 2017 Sunday: The president of Smith College- Mary Maples Dunn- dies at age 85.   Elsewhere, New Zealand expels an unnamed U.S. diplomat after the U.S. Embassy refused to waive the person’s immunity in a criminal investigation.  Meanwhile, famed newspaperman Jimmy Breslin dies at age 88.
  70. 2018 Monday: Much to howls of horror from the Pro-Death (what the Democrats call ‘Pro-Choice’), Mississippi signs into law the toughest abortion law in the United States: NO abortion after 15 weeks.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump releases his plan with which to stem the tide against the opioid epidemic which includes harsher penalties for traffickers along with the possibility of the death penalty.   Elsewhere, Facebook’s chief information security officer Alex Stamos is leaving the social media giant over Cambridge Analytica and Russian interference in the 2016 Election.
  71. 2019 Tuesday: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the federal government can detain illegal aliens with criminal records indefinitely.  The liberal illegal-loving Democrats go berserk.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump hosts conservative Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at the White House. Leftists don’t like this guy either. Next, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev announces his resignation after nearly 30 years in office, the last Soviet-era head of state left after the collapse of the USSR.  Elsewhere, Syrian Democratic Forces declare significant progress as they overrun an ISIS camp on the outskirts of Baghuz.
  72. 2020 Thursday: Although rumors abound that Sen. Bernie Sanders has left the race, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii becomes the 25th official Democrat candidate to announce she is leaving the race.  She entered the fight on January 11, 2019, and even said she would not seek another term in Congress.  We will see if she honors her pledge.  On Wall Street, NASDAQ closes up 160.73 points, +2.30% at 7,150.58; the DOW Jones Industrial Average closes up 188.27 points, +0.95% at 20.087.19; and the S & P 500 closes up 11.29 points, +0.47% at 2,409.39.  In California, Governor Gavin Newsom orders that as of midnight, all non-essential Californians must remain in their homes under self-quarantine, yet NO one talks about rounding up illegal aliens and deporting them or interning the homeless and giving them treatment.   COVID-19 Statistics: around the globe, there are 245,622 confirmed cases with 10,051 deaths and 88,450 recoveries.  Italy has passed China in deaths with 3,405 (so much for hugging a Chinaman) while Beijing reports 3,248 deaths.  Elsewhere, Iran reports 1,284 deaths, Spain 833, France 372, the United States 218, the United Kingdom 144, South Korea 94, Belgium 21, and on and on it goes.
  73. 2021 Friday: Day 59 of the Biden Administration.  JOE BIDEN NEWS- First, there is a great deal of consternation among the American people over Joe Biden falling not once, not twice, but three times as he attempted to hustle up the stairs to Air Force One.  When he made it to the top, he made a good show of it by giving a wave, but former President Gerald R. Ford only fell down the stairs of Air Force One ONCE.   No wonder Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to debate Joe Biden publicly.[iv]   Next, while Democrats may promote the benefits of marijuana for everyone (so they can tax the hell out of it), apparently the Joe Biden White House does not approve of its use among staffers.  An unnamed number of staffers have been terminated for past usage as well as present usage.  Watch that CBD oil, folks.
  74. 2021 Friday A: GOVERNOR ANDREW “KILLER” CUOMO NEWS- Things continue going from bad to worse for the so-called “Lov Gov” as the New Yorker publishes a ribald tale in which the governor is alleged to have said about a female staffer that he’s like to ‘mount her like a dog.’  Bow wow.  Folks, when stories like this come out, you know your time as a public official has ended, it’s over, no mas, kaput, rode hard and put away wet.   Amidst all these allegations, the Lov Gov’s approval ratings have collapsed to 39-percent.  Next, a Quinnipiac poll says that ‘New Yorkers want to see Cuomo go, just not right now.’  Most believe he is a dead man walking in next year’s election, so they want the hypersexual governor to remain just where he’s at.  Speaking of the 2022 Mid-Term, only 25-percent say they will vote for him again whereas a whopping 66-percent say he must go.
  75. 2021 Friday B: FOREIGN POLICY/OVERSEAS NEWS- the American people are shocked at how the representatives of the People’s Republic of China disrespected representatives of the Biden administration, most notably, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan.[v]  The communists Chinese told the Biden administration they ‘have no room to lecture them about human rights abuses when black lives seemingly DON’T matter in the United States.’  Of course, like former U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry allowed the Iranians to abuse him in public on innumerable occasions, so, too, did the Chi-Coms abuse Secretary Blinken.  The Chi-Coms told Blinken, Sullivan, and others in attendance that the ‘United States is NOT approaching the talks from a position of power.’  Our power is evaporating now that Donald Trump is no longer President Trump.[vi] 
  76. 2021 Friday C: In other Chi-Com related news, the U.S. House of Representatives manages to squash an effort by the Republican minority to have Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell removed from the House Intelligence Committee seeking as how he had a lengthy sexual affair with Ministry of State Security secret agent Christine Fang, aka Fang-Fang, which only recently ended.[vii]  In other foreign news, the U.S. House blasts the military junta in Myanmar demanding they free their detainees.
  77. 2021 Friday D: ILLEGAL ALIEN AND BORDER NEWS- the House Democrats pass an ‘immigration bill’ by a vote of 228-197 that will provide millions of illegal aliens with a pathway to citizenship.  This includes DREAMers, farm workers, and anyone expelled under the Trump administration.[viii]  Instead of re-establishing the old Bracero Program by which temporary workers could enter and exit the United States, the Democrats want the entire Third World to flood into the United States.   Next, the Department of Homeland Security acknowledges that it’s spreading COVID-19 infected illegal aliens across the country.  Meanwhile, Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee are demanding that chairperson Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, D-TX 18th congressional district, to  hold hearings on the BORDER CRISIS.  (Note- she won’t).   Elsewhere, Texas Governor Greg Abbot acknowledges problems in Customs and Border Patrol holding pens for illegal aliens in that COVID-19 is running amok and problems with the water systems are rising.   Not good.  Finally, the Customs and Border Patrol is seeking help with air transport to send illegal aliens along the Canadian border so CBP officers up there can process all these frigging illegal aliens.  WTF!
  78. 2021 Friday E: U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE AND SENATE NEWS- At least 73 House Democrats have signed a petition demanding House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi expel Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, from Congress.  Meanwhile, Speaker “Mumbles” Pelosi is still trying to STEAL the certified election from Congresswoman Marionnette Miller-Meeks, R-IA 2nd congressional district.[ix]  Why aren’t more Republicans standing up to the old bag and telling her to stop this sort of behavior?  Enough is enough!  Elsewhere, Congresswoman Lauren Boebert, R-CO 3rd congressional district, says that ‘the Equality Act does nothing for equality for women.’  Next, never-to-be-outdone, Senator Elizabeth “Pocahontas” Warren, D-MA, says that ‘the filibuster is a relic from the Jim Crow era.’[x]  Moving on, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY 14th congressional district, says that ‘challenging “Mumbles” Pelosi or Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer would be a lot to put on one person.’  Finally, Senate Democrats say that IF they fail to push through ‘filibuster reform,’ they will be facing ARMAGEDDON in the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.’
  79. 2021 Friday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- a father in British Columbia underwent arrest for defying a court order.  What was the court order, you ask?  He was speaking about his daughter’s transition from being a girl to being a freak, uh,  we mean ‘boy.’  Excuse us for living.  The father had no clue what was going on and that his wife was aiding the mixed-up kid to become a person of the opposite gender.  The Canadian courts ordered him not to publicly comment on the matter but as a concerned parent, he felt he had no choice other than to express his feelings publicly since the government did not seem to give a dump.  Welcome to the modern world.   In other news, a wax museum in San Antonio, Texas, had to remove a wax effigy of President Donald J. Trump because dimwitted leftists were walking up and punching it in the face.  Put those scumbags in prison.   Speaking of the former president, a man was arrested by the Secret Service for threatening the 45th president as well as other government officials.  
  80. 2021 Friday G: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II- Following Oprah Winfrey’s interview with the person formerly-known-as-Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, Britney Spears is considering doing a similar interview.  Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth says she is ‘not mad at Harry and Meghan, just saddened by their interview’ as are we.  Talk about a pair of ingrates.  Wow.  Never seen anything like it.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden addresses the matter of ‘his dog’ Major’s biting incident of a White House staffer but we learned nothing new about the matter.  Go figure.   Next, the judge in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd agrees that some evidence from Floyd’s 2019 arrest can be heard in the present trial.  Finally, automaker Ford Motor Co. is building ‘computerless trucks’ sans chips due to a shortage of microchips.
  81. 2021 Friday H: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III- Facebook says it’s going to create a kid-friendly form of Instagram.  Meanwhile, as House Democrats seek to remove Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene from the body, Twitter suspends her for a brief period before admitting some sort of glitch did it.  She’s back on the social media site.  
  82. 2021 Friday I: COVID-19 NEWS- Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, tore the AMAZING Dr. Anthony Fauci to shreds during their meeting yesterday in the U.S. Senate.  The junior senator from Kentucky slammed the guy for politicizing the virus by saying ‘fully vaccinated people do not have to wear masks so why, Dr. Fauci, are you out there prancing around saying we should continue wearing not one mask but at least two for the next TWO flipping years?’  The AMAZING Dr. Fauci tried to give as good as he was getting but the little wimp was getting pummeled.  The only thing that saved this phony was the senator’s time ran out and it was time to move to another lawmaker.   Next, a COVID-19 scientist involved in the vaccines says the next step is working on a cure for cancer. Speaking of the old Chi-Vi, the Centers for Disease Control reduces the social distancing for reopening schools.  Rather than six feet, the distance is now three feet.  Anything to do with Dr. Fauci getting his clock cleaned?  You be the judge.  Finally, Joe Biden is promoting a COVID-19 Hate Crimes bill following the Massage Parlor Massacres in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 16.  Even though the perp says he did not go there to kill Asians, Democrats continue braying like the left-wing sheeple they are that it was an ANTI-ASIAN HATE CRIME.  We’ve already addressed that bogus POS in the past couple of days. 
  83. 2021 Friday J: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 121,882,440 confirmed cases, +297,052, 2,692,806, confirmed deaths, +7,036, and 69,033,271 confirmed recoveries, +144,348.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,905,513 confirmed cases, up 58,699 from yesterday’s reporting, 545,131 confirmed deaths, UP 1,650, and 116,597,906 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.  NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 216,654 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- El Presidente, in another two-and-a-half weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.    
  84. 2021 Friday K: 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: 3,635,718 confirmed cases, 57,278 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,646 confirmed cases, 451 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers for about two weeks now- what the heck is going on?).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 355,396 confirmed cases, 5,225 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the U.S., the state of Vermont, aka the Green Mountain State: currently, they have 17,393 confirmed cases, 217 confirmed deaths, and 14,646 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 825,562 confirmed cases, 6,069 confirmed deaths, and 798,096 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Belgium, the home of Joseph Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness”- 822,801 cases of the ‘VID, 22,624 confirmed deaths but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.   
  85. 2021 Friday L: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,627.97, DOWN 234.33 points (-0.71%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,215.24, UP 99.067 points (+0.67%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,913.10, DOWN 2.36 points (-0.06%).  The price of GOLD is $1,743.90 per troy oz., +2.20 (+0.13%) while the price of SILVER is $26.34 per troy ounce, +0.01 (+0.05%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,196.10 per troy oz, -4.00 (-0.13%) while the price of COPPER is $4.10 per pound, -0.01 (-0.22%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,638.50 per troy oz, -46.50 (-1.71%). The price of RHODIUM is $2,175.00 per troy oz, +45.00 (+2.11%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $61.44 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.03%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.51 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.49.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.   In Bahamian dollars, one greenback equals 1.00!   
  86. 2021 Friday M: Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.875 per gallon, $3.586 in Hawaii, and $3.310 in Washington state.   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,077,515,205,309 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.  Cloward and Piven running amok.  More spending yet to come.  Question: are the Democrats putting our country into debt servitude?  It is beginning to look that way.
  87. 2021 Friday N: EVENING UPDATES- Foreign News- Houthi rebel drone strikes once again have caused problems for the Saudis as six drones flew in and hit the Aramco facility in Riyadh.  Although they didn’t cause much damage, they still caused enough by causing some fires.  However, oil production was not interrupted.   Next, after the European Medicines Agency evaluated the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, they decided that the benefits far outweigh the risks and thus countries across Europe are back to using it to protect their citizens. 
  88. 2021 Friday O: Ex-con Michael Cohen, former personal attorney for President Donald J. Trump met with New York City D.A. Cyrus Vance, Jr., for the eighth time today.  Vance is trying to engineer a charge with which, he can ‘get’ Donald Trump.  He wants to know if the 45th president exaggerated the value of his real estate investments so he could get much more favorable loans from his bankers.  Stay tuned for further details (although we think Vance is tapping a dry hole).  We shall see.  In other news, apparently the quarterback of the Houston Texans, Deshaun Watson, is being accused by numerous spa employees for behaving in a sexually lewd and aggressive manner, something he wholeheartedly denies.  Poor guy must be a Republican because seldom does anyone go after a Democrat for such matters unless, of course, they are unlikable scumbags such as Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, former Senator Al Sharpton, and former Congressman John Conyers.  Then, one is fair game.  Finally, the feds are charging some Proud Boys leaders for their roles in the Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.
  89. 2021 Friday P: Stay tuned for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1643 with a $105 million jackpot on the line tonight.  Here we go: 09, 14, 40, 59, 68, and Mega 08. In a very strange event, there were NO winners in California although across the country, there were 08. In a very strange event, there were NO winners in California although across the country, there were 549,204 winning tickets.  We will check back tomorrow to see if this holds true.   UPDATE on the Mega Millions- out of 75,180 winning tickets, there was but ONE winner- FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $48,322.
  90. 2022 Saturday:  Thank God, it’s the weekend…

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[iii] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane, the Jefferson Starship, Starship, and of the various bands’ members beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  Please look for them and enjoy.

[iv] So far, the Biden administration has not answered Vladimir Putin’s challenge.

[v] We suspect that this will be the final time in which, Chi-Com officials meet with Biden administration officials on U.S. soil; no, from here on out, all meetings will be held in communist China and every visiting American diplomat will be undergoing the now-infamous anal swabs.  Serves them right.

[vi] The Biden administration is in such dire straits that we expect to see the Chi-Coms finish the job in Hong Kong, that the gates of landing craft will soon be hitting the wet sand on Taiwan’s beaches, that the Russians will make additional moves to re-establish the old Soviet Union, that the Iranians will incorporate Iraq and intimidate the rest of the Middle East, and that Kim Jong Un will begin firing a barrage of ballistic missiles into South Korea.  Who is going to stop these bad actors?  Certainly not an enfeebled old Joe Biden and a politicized Pentagon.  We’re toast, folks.  I guess we will salute the new world order.

[vii] It only ended because her cover was blown, and she had to scurry back to the PRC.  We suspect this poor girl must shower every time she has the displeasure of thinking about Congressman Swalwell.  Poor thing.  It sucks to feel sorry for a Chi-Com intelligence agent more so than a fellow American, but Swalwell is an embarrassment to the entire country.

[viii] At least 3 million illegal aliens will be legalized immediately, and taxpayer dollars will be used to import millions more illegal aliens. 

[ix] Election results were counted at least 3 times and each time they were counted, Miller-Meeks beat Democratic Party challenger Rita Hart.  Rita Hart ran to Speaker Pelosi blubbering and crying ‘she was robbed’ so now “Mumbles” Pelosi is seeking to STEAL the election away from Miller-Meeks and give it to crybaby Hart.

[x] It’s no surprise she doesn’t know what she is talking about.  The filibuster exists to protect the rights of the minority and the Democrats have used it repeatedly to protect them when they are in the minority (which may never happen again, thanks to H.R. 1).

77. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2022, UPDATE A

This truly isn’t funny, but you know what? With World War III rapidly approaching, prior to Joe Biden speaking to his boss, Xi Jinping today, the Chi-Coms sailed an aircraft carrier around Taiwan while Saudi Arabia invited Joe’s boss to visit Riyadh, soon. Yet, the Saudis won’t answer his phone calls. What is up with that?

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77. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2022, UPDATE A:

This truly isn’t funny, but you know what?  With World War III rapidly approaching, prior to Joe Biden speaking to his boss, Xi Jinping today, the Chi-Coms sailed an aircraft carrier around Taiwan while Saudi Arabia invited Joe’s boss to visit Riyadh, soon.  Yet, the Saudis won’t answer his phone calls.  What is up with that?

  1. 2022 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole: 468,424,614 confirmed cases, +1,952,455, 6,093,827 confirmed deaths, +5,928 and 399,298,817 confirmed recoveries, +1,419,762. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 81,388,590 confirmed cases, UP 37,707 from yesterday’s reporting, 997,136 confirmed deaths, UP 1,064,[i] and 56,975,477 confirmed recoveries, UP 152,897.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]
  2. 2022 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 547,633 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 184,578 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FOURTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 422 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.            
  3. 2022 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,061,091 confirmed cases, 88,190 confirmed deaths, and 8,972,901 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,876,649 confirmed cases, 72,592 confirmed deaths, and 5,804,057 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 238,764 confirmed cases, 1,368 confirmed deaths, and 237,396 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,445,223 confirmed cases, 12,333 confirmed deaths, and 1,432,890 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Michigan: they have 2,378,439 confirmed cases, 35,418 confirmed deaths, and 1,421,905 confirmed recoveries.[iii]   
  4. 2022 Friday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 3,751,049 confirmed cases, 10,417 confirmed deaths, and 3,698,791 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Bermuda, 184th place on the list: 12,094 cases of the virus, 126 confirmed death and 11,697 confirmed recoveries.[iv]                         
  5. 2022 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,754.93, UP 274.17 points (+0.80%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,893.84 UP 279.06 points (+2.05%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,463.12, UP 51.45 points (+1.17%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $105.10 per barrel, +2.12 (+2.06%).  The price of GOLD is $1,921.50 per troy oz., -21.70 (-1.12%) while the price of SILVER is $25.14 per troy ounce, -0.48 (-1.88%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,029.80 per troy oz, -1.50 (-0.15%) while the price of COPPER is $4.72 per pound, +0.01 (+0.30%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,491.00 per troy oz., -19.18 (-0.76%). The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (+0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,130,000.00 per CNY/T,-10,000.00 (-0.72%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,498.00 per USD/T, +133.50 (+3.35%). The price of ZINC is $3,878.00 per USD/T., +52.50 (+1.37%).   The price of COCOA is $2,537.00 per USD/T, +33.00 (+1.32%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,193.00 USD 1,000 board feet -14.00 (-1.16%).[vi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000024.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.36 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.90 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.34, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 99.00 of theirs.    In Vietnamese Dong, one greenback equals 22,860.00 and in West African CFA Franc, a buck equals 588.75 and in Yemeni Rial, one dollar equals 250.00 of theirs.[vii]       
  6. 2022 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.800 per gallon, $4.236 in Florida, $5.118 in Hawaii, and $4.723 in Washington state.[viii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Pennsylvania- $4.346.  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 156th HIGHEST gasoline price in the world- Denmark: $8.500 per U.S. Gallon.[ix]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,326,737,892,272 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[x]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Australia the next largest holder of U.S. debt is United Arab Emirates.  This nation holds $32,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  7. 2022 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– Russia is putting nations helping arm Ukraine on notice, that they, too, will pay a price for their perfidy.  A new report says that 222 people were killed in the recent missile attacks on the western Ukrainian city of Lviv which includes 60 civilians and about four children.  As if that’s not bad enough, the latest refugee figures claim at least 6.5 million people have been displaced in Ukraine due to Russia’s indiscriminate attacks on civilian targets.  Elsewhere, down in Mariupol, there is a desperate effort to rescue the civilians trapped beneath the rubble of a theater Russian missile attacks destroyed yesterday.
  8. 2022 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– Although reports continue suggesting the leader of Chechnya is in Ukraine guiding his assassins, Kyiv reports that this is NOT so.  In other news- music to the ears of Dick Morris- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov praises Fox News Channel’s and Tucker Carlson’s coverage of the Russo-Ukraine War.  In other news, Ukraine says it will require years to diffuse the massive number of mines sown all over the country.  Hint: make Russian POWs do the job.  Anyone ever seen the movie, “Land of Mine?”  After that, a former Ukrainian defense minister says that warplanes are needed NOW to drive the Russkies out.
  9. 2022 Friday H: World War III– As war fears continue growing, we learn now that a widening war is going to cause massive foot shortages across the globe.  Congressman Austin Scott, R-GA 8th congressional district, echoed this when he told Newsmax today that the Russo-Ukraine War could bring about global food shortages.  (Note- this is the trouble with globalism, an interconnected world that one piece is yanked from it and the entire world suffers).  Meanwhile, a new Zogby poll says that a sizeable portion of adults in the country are extremely worried about the prospect of ‘nuclear war.’
  10. 2022 Friday I: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– The Department of Homeland Security is calling for the immediate removal of a massive herd of illegal aliens being kept at an ICE facility in New Mexico.  How about deporting them back to f**k they came before the American people have to begin taking matters into their own hands?  Ah, well, today is Day No. 350 for the world-famous ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the border and Day No. 264 since the knock-kneed skank showed up to do her job.  Okay, the cost of caring for the army of illegal aliens since January 01, 2022, is- in our estimation- $487,920,672.  Next, since senile Joe Biden entered the White House, the cost of caring for the vermin is around $42,765,592,515.  Whoa.  Since the first day of the year, we estimate 786,789 illegals have crossed the border which makes the conservative low estimate of illegal aliens living in the country is in our computations, 43,557,163.  We believe the numbers are closer to 85-to-125 million.  Don’t laugh.  We believe it to be TRUE.  (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  11. 2022 Friday J: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and the people of Ukraine have been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.  Next, it’s clear that Russian President Vladimir Putin watches U.S. politics and learned something from President Donald J. Trump: the power of a massive, televised pep rally.  Surrounded by tens of thousands of cheering supporters, President Putin promised his fellow countrymen that Russia would ‘achieve all her goals in Ukraine’ meaning they are going to de-Nazify the country and crush the drug addicts running the Eastern European nation.
  12. 2022 Friday K: Foreign News-Overseas News II– Ahead of Joe Biden meeting with his boss in Beijing today- Chairman Xi Jinping- the Chi-Coms sailed one of their two aircraft carriers around Taiwan.   The Shandong sailed off the coast of the country the Chi-Coms claim is their territory.  We tend to believe that Taiwan is the legitimate China whereas the People’s Republic of China are the usurpers, sort of like the Biden regime.
  13. 2022 Friday L: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $54.51 (2) AstraZeneca: $63.23 (3) Novavax: $82.30 (4) Merck & Company: $79.11 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $174.84  (6) BioNTech: $174.46 (7) Moderna: $178.93.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Pfizer: $50.27 (2) AstraZeneca: $60.30 (3) Novavax: $72.99 (4) Merck & Company: $78.26 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $169.35  (6) BioNTech: $135.64 (7) Moderna: $138.20.
  14. 2022 Friday M: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $97.52 (2) Boeing: $192.83 (3) General Dynamics: $230.23 (4) Lockheed Martin: $426.18 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $427.95.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Raytheon: $96.92 (2) Boeing: $176.23 (3) General Dynamics: $232.48 (4) Lockheed Martin: $439.04 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $436.30.
  15. 2022 Friday N: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.21 (2) DuPont: $76.71 (3) 3M: $148.32 (4) Honeywell: $194.72  (5) Teijen: $1,377.00. Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Ansell Ltd.: $24.49 (2) DuPont: $72.49 (3) 3M: $140.96 (4) Honeywell: $182.24  (5) Teijen: $1,294.00.
  16. 2022 Friday O: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $23.76 (2) Beyond Meat: $50.28  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $60.76.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $28.88 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $59.85  (3) Beyond Meat: $38.76.
  17. 2022 Friday P: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $145.44 (2) Lowe’s: $235.67 (3) Home Depot: $340.74 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $561.35 (5) Amazon: $3,225.01.  Here is what these stocks were worth one week ago today: (1) Wal-Mart: $142.07 (2) Lowe’s: $222.21 (3) Home Depot: $316.79 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $527.42 (5) Amazon: $2,910.49.
  18. 2022 Friday Q: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Biden White House slammed Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, for having voted against the bill that would provide $800 million to Ukraine for immediate support.  The only problem with the bill is that elected Democrats will be siphoning off loads of money into their back pockets beginning with the ‘Big Guy’ eating split pea soup in the bowels of the White House basement.  Still, the ‘Big Guy’ spoke with his boss in Beijing today- Chi-Com bigwig, Xi Jinping- and warned his boss to get onboard with the sanctions the so-called ‘46th president’ want to impose on Russia.  Whoa.  Must have been a fun call.   What’s even worse is that Riyadh invited Chairman Xi to visit Saudi Arabia soon whereas when Joe Biden tries to call the Saudis, NO one answers the phone.
  19. 2022 Friday R: Joe Biden Regime News II– U.S. Intel reports (like we can trust what our intelligence agencies claim anymore- remember Iraq and the WMDs?  Yeah, right) report that up to 7,000 Russian soldiers have been killed in Ukraine and more than 21,000 wounded in action.  Intel also reports- shades of Vietnam- that Russian soldiers are shooting themselves in the legs and feet so as not to have to engage Ukrainians in combat.  Wow.  A new Rasmussen poll says that ’60 percent of Americans disapprove of Joe Biden’s job performance.’
  20. 2022 Friday S: Political News I– With the world on the cusp of World War III, House Democrats are pushing the Biden regime to ‘declare a climate emergency.’  Enough with the f**king climate, imbeciles.  It’s bogus.  Another Democrat- Congressman Frank Pallone, D-NJ 6th congressional district, is demanding that SIX BIG OIL CEOs come and testify before Congress as to WHY gasoline prices are going UP?  Look, they’re going up because Democrats have done everything in their power to drive them UP.  It’s on YOU.  Finally, even after slobbering Joe Biden called for a ‘return to normalcy,’ most Democratic offices in the U.S. Capitol remain closed. Scumbags.
  21. 2022 Friday T: Political News II– Congressman Rob Wittman, R-VA 1st congressional district, continues saying about Russian Vladimir Putin what they said for the past decade about Syrian President Bashar al-Assad: ‘it’s going to be very difficult for Putin to remain in power.’  Uh, we shall see.  Not that we are Russian lovers but our money’s on Vlad.  Congressman Greg Murphy, R-NC 3rd congressional district, blasted U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and U.S. intel, calling them ‘naïve on Russia.’  In a similar vein, Congressman Lee Zeldin, R-NY 1st congressional district, says there’s ‘no sign an unhinged Putin (why does everyone say this?) will relent in his attacks anytime soon.’
  22. 2022 Friday U: Political News III– U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, RINO-CA 23rd congressional district, said something everyone should know today: that IF the GOP reclaims the House in November, Intel Committee Chairman Adam “Bug Eyes” Schiff, DS-CA 28th congressional district, will be out as chairman.  Of course, he will (or so we should hope.  This guy needs to be in prison).   Meanwhile, Congressman Michael Waltz, R-FL 6th congressional district, said today that Joe Biden refuses to condemn communist China’s and Iran’s support for Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian endeavor.
  23. 2022 Friday V: Political News IV– Unlike the Democrats who are doing NOTHING to solve rising gasoline prices, Peach State Governor Brian Kemp, RINO, signed a bill into law which suspends the collection of gasoline taxes.  At least this loser is attempting to help his citizens contend with the skyrocketing gasoline prices.  Elsewhere, two losers- former Presidents George W. Bush (architect of the Iraq War 2003) and William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton (architect of Somalia, Yemen, and other parts of the Muslim world) went to a Ukrainian church in Chicago to ‘pay their respects.’  Please.  You two are LOSERS.
  24. 2022 Friday W: Political News V– Ahead of U.S. Supreme Court hearings for nominee, Judge Ketanji Brown, Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, blasted her habit of giving light sentences to pedophiles.
  25. 2022 Friday X: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– Alabama’s mea culpa: the now famous LGBFJB license plate issued to a vehicle in the state WON’T be censored.  “Let’s go Brandon!”
  26. 2022 Friday Y: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1747 what with a $29 million jackpot on the line: 02, 06, 25, 40, 45, and Mega 05.  Out of 48,502 winning tickets in the Golden State, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $11,871.

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[i] 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)

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

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

[iv] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

75. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2022

1954 Tuesday: . Meanwhile in French Indochina, the Battle at Dien Bien Phu continues to rage. The French command is basically in shock, they had not anticipated that the Viet Minh would do as well as they have. They have overrun the various Béatrice positions and have compromised Gabrielle. French aircraft have had problems operating in the overcast valley while their counterbattery fire has been a target for the People’s Army gunners.

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75. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2022:

President James Madison; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu B. Washburne; U.S. Treasury Secretary George S. Boutwell; Alice Cooper featuring Michael Bruce, John & Yoko Lennon, Free featuring Andy Fraser, Heart featuring Ann Wilson, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band featuring Matt Irving, Mohammed Bijeh aka the “Tehran Desert Vampire,” and Van Halen featuring Wolfgang Van Halen:

  1. 597 B.C.: The Babylonian army captures Jerusalem where they replace Jehoiachin with Zedekiah as their king.
  2. 37 Monday: Roman Emperor Tiberius dies; Caligula succeeded him.
  3. 1190 Friday: Prior to leaving for overseas, English Crusaders first massacre the Jews of York, England.
  4. 1322 Monday: The Battle of Boroughbridge takes place in the first war of Scottish independence.
  5. 1521 Wednesday: Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Philippines where natives killed him the following month.
  6. 1690 Thursday: French King Louis XIV sends troops to aid the Irish in their struggle against the British.
  7. 1751 Tuesday: James Madison, fourth president of the United States, was born in Port Conway, Virginia Colony, British North America.  A future Democratic-Republican, he would serve from March 04, 1809, to March 04, 1817.  
  8. 1802 Tuesday: President Thomas Jefferson signed a measure authorizing the establishment of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, and the establishment of the Army Corps of Engineers (the second time)
  9. 1827 Friday: The first newspaper published by blacks for blacks commences in New York, the Freedom Journal. 
  10. 1836 Wednesday: The Republic of Texas approved a constitution.  
  11. 1850 Saturday: Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel, “The Scarlet Letter” was first published.
  12. 1861 Saturday: The Arizona Territory votes to leave the Union and join the Confederacy.
  13. 1869 Tuesday: U.S. Senator Hiram R. Revels, R-MS, the first black to make an official speech in the U.S. Senate, does so on this date.  Meanwhile, the 25th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu B. Washburne left office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from 03-05-1869 until today.  He then became minister to France from March 23, 1869, to September 05, 1877.
  14. 1873 Sunday: The 28th U.S. Treasury Secretary George S. Boutwell left office on this date.  First a Democrat and then a Republican, Boutwell served under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 12, 1869, until today.  
  15. 1881 Wednesday: The Barnum and Bailey Circus made its official debut.
  16. 1912 Saturday: Future first lady Pat Nixon was born Thelma Catherine Ryan in Ely, Nevada.
  17. 1916 Thursday: The United States and Canada sign a migratory bird treaty.
  18. 1917 Friday: Russian Grand Duke Michael, brother of Czar Nicholas II, declines the throne upon his brother’s abdication.
  19. 1926 Tuesday: Rocket science pioneer Robert H. Goddard successfully tested the first liquid-fueled rocket in Auburn, Massachusetts.
  20. 1933 Thursday: Adolf Hitler appoints Hjalmar Shaft, president of the Bank of Germany.
  21. 1935 Saturday: Adolph Hitler decided to break the military terms set by the Treaty of Versailles by ordering the rearming of Germany.
  22. 1939 Thursday: Adolf Hitler completes the annexation of Czechoslovakia on this date.
  23. 1940 Saturday: During the Battle of Britain, the Luftwaffe attacks the British home fleet base at Scapa Flow.   Great Britain suffers its first casualties on its home soil. 
  24. 1943 Tuesday: In one of the most peculiar stories of World War II, stories regarding the massacre of more than 22,000 Polish military officers captured by the Soviets during the invasion of their country in 1939 begin leaking to the West.  The Katyn Forest Massacre somehow leaks, and it causes both the Soviet Union and the Nazis to blame the other for the hideous crime among a litany of hideous crimes committed on the Eastern Front during World War II.  Eventually, forensic experts from both countries would investigate the crime as would the world once the war ended.  The inevitable conclusion for this mass murder falls on the Soviets because when communism befalls a Roman Catholic nation, all military officers, priests, and other intelligentsia require elimination.  The Nazis would be cleared of this crime.[i]
  25. 1944 Thursday: The U.S. XI Army Corps begins arriving at Finschhafen, New Guinea,   Once the jungles of New Guinea are completely liberated, the corps will move on to the Liberation of the Philippines later in the year on October 20, 1944.
  26. 1945 Friday: During World War II, American forces declared that they had secured Iwo Jima, although pockets of Japanese resistance remained.   On the Eastern Front, the Soviets are battling to ‘liberate’ Hungary from the Nazis.  The Nazis and their remaining loyal Hungarian troops continue fighting to stem the tide, but the Soviets are now an inexorable force, driving towards Germany.
  27. 1948 Tuesday: Future rhythm guitarist/backup vocalist with the original Alice Cooper[ii] band, 1969-1974—Michael Bruce—is born on this date.
  28. 1950 Thursday: In Glasgow, Scotland, future bassist with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band[iii]– Matt Irving, 1982-1983- is born on this date.
  29. 1954 Tuesday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the rock band, Heart[iv]– Ann Wilson- is born in San Francisco, California, on this date.   Meanwhile in French Indochina, the Battle at Dien Bien Phu continues to rage.  The French command is basically in shock, they had not anticipated that the Viet Minh would do as well as they have.  They have overrun the various Béatrice positions and have compromised Gabrielle.  French aircraft have had problems operating in the overcast valley while their counterbattery fire has been a target for the People’s Army gunners.  There is concern among the French officers both at the base and in Hanoi that unless immediate reinforcements were brought in and the troops recovered their morale, the main camp might be lost.
  30. 1955 Wednesday: President Eisenhower upholds the use of atomic weapons in case of war.  The Soviet Union is as belligerent as ever and folks, President Eisenhower should have already nuked them and kept them in check.
  31. 1959 Monday: The USSR and Iraq sign a treaty of economic cooperation and technical aid.  The Soviets are always meddling in Iran, Iraq, and Afghanistan.  They want a warmwater port.
  32. 1964 Monday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson sent Congress the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 as part of his War on Poverty.  Congress passed the measure and the president signed it into law in August of that same year.  
  33. 1966 Wednesday: NASA launched Gemini 8 on a mission to rendezvous and dock with Agena, a target vehicle in orbit; although the docking was successful, the joined vehicles began spinning wildly out of control, forcing Gemini to disconnect and abort the flight.
  34. 1968 Saturday: During the Vietnam War, the My Lai Massacre of Vietnamese civilians was carried out by U.S. Army troops; estimates of the death toll vary between 347 and 504.  The troops were hunting for Viet Cong guerillas, suffering numerous casualties from booby traps and snipers so by the time they arrived in the two hamlets of Son My village, they went on a murder spree.  Elsewhere, Senator Robert F. “Bobby” Kennedy announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination on this date.
  35. 1972 Thursday: In a nationally broadcast address, President Richard M. Nixon called for a moratorium on court-ordered school busing to achieve racial desegregation.  Meanwhile, the INS serve John and Yoko Lennon[v] deportation papers.
  36. 1978 Thursday: The U.S. Senate accepts the Panama Canal Treaty, which will return control of the canal to the Panamanians.
  37. 1984 Friday: In Beirut, Islamic jihadists kidnapped CIA station chief William Buckley.  His Hezbollah captors tortured and eventually murdered him in 1985.  South Africa and Mozambique sign a non-aggression treaty.
  38. 1985 Saturday: Terry Anderson, chief Middle East correspondent for the Associated Press, was abducted in the hellhole of Beirut; his jihadi captors eventually released him in 1991.
  39. 1988 Wednesday: Protestant extremist Michael Stone launched a one-man gun-and-grenade attack on an Irish Republican Army funeral at Milltown Cemetery in Belfast, Northern Ireland, killing three of the mourners.  Meanwhile, federal prosecutors issued indictments for Lt. Colonel Oliver North, Vice Admiral John Poindexter of the National Security Council, and two others for their involvement in the Iran-Contra affair.
  40. 1991 Saturday: Future bassist with the reformed Van Halen[vi], 2004-present, Wolfgang Van Halen—is born on this date in Santa Monica, California.  Elsewhere, a plane carrying seven members of country singer Reba McEntire’s band and her tour manager crashed into Otay Mountain in southern California, killing all on board.  Meanwhile, U.S. skaters Kristi Yamaguchi, Tonya Harding, and Nancy Kerrigan swept the World Figure Skating Championships in Munich, Germany.
  41. 1994 Wednesday: Tonya Harding pleaded guilty to conspiracy to hinder prosecution for covering up the attack on her skating rival, Nancy Kerrigan.  She ended up receiving a fine of $100,000 while some of her conspirators went to prison.
  42. 1995 Thursday: The Mississippi House of Representatives formally abolishes slavery and ratifies the 13th Amendment.  Elsewhere, NASA astronaut Norman Thagard became the first American to visit the Russian space station Mir.
  43. 1996 Saturday: In their heavyweight fight at the 50-second mark of Round 3 of a scheduled 12-round championship bout, Mike Tyson scores a TKO on Frank Bruno to win the WBC heavyweight boxing title of the world and to put his pro record to 44-1.  As for Bruno, this would put his record to 40-5 and would prove to be his final bout.  
  44. 2003 Sunday: Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein warned that if Iraq were attacked, it would take the war anywhere in the world “wherever there is sky, land or water.”  President George W. Bush gave the United Nations one more day to find a diplomatic solution to the standoff.     Elsewhere, American activist Rachel Corrie, 23, lost her life when an Israeli bulldozer crushed her as she was trying to block the demolition of a Palestinian home in the Gaza Strip.  No one asked the leftist to be there, and it should be clear to all that she was pretty damned stupid to put herself between the home of a terrorist and an Israeli bulldozer.  No sympathy for her.
  45. 2004 Tuesday: as things in the Iraq War continue going from bad to worse, President George W. Bush begs his Coalition allies to stick it out with the U.S.  Democrats in the U.S. are doing everything to transform the war into one of major disaster so they can elect a Democrat in November.
  46. 2005 Wednesday: The Iranians execute a serial killer on this date after giving him 100 lashes.  Mohammed Bijeh, aka the Tehran Desert Vampire, was convicted of being a murderous pedophile.  Between March 2003 and September 2004, this scumbag confessed to raping and murdering at least 16 boys (and two adults) between the ages of 8 and 16.  He claimed that he suffered rape and wanted to exact revenge upon the community.  They hung a noose from a construction crane, put it around his neck, raised him up, and hung him until he was dead.  May Allah have mercy on his soul.
  47. 2006 Thursday: Global law enforcement authorities discover a worldwide child pornography ring after finding information in online chat rooms that leads to the arrests of 13 Americans, 10 Canadians, several Australians and at least 2 Brits.  Lock ‘em up.
  48. 2007 Friday: Islamic jihadists go berserk in Anbar Province launching a chlorine attack (remember: NO weapons of mass destruction in Iraq) killing at least 2 Iraqi police officers and wounding or sickening hundreds more.  That’s the so-called ‘religion of peace’ for you.   Elsewhere, communist China adopts the People’s Republic of China Property Law, a law that covers the creation, ownership, and transfer of property in mainland China. 
  49. 2008 Sunday: With the collapse of Bear Stearns over the housing crisis, the world economy finds itself on shaky footing.  This past Sunday, the Fed enabled JP Morgan to buy Bear Stearns in an effort to prevent the collapse of the nation’s fifth largest investment bank from collapse.  Sadly, it does not seem to have prevented the ongoing implosion.   JP Morgan bought the company, once valued at more than $20 billion for bargain basement prices of $270 million.  What a bargain.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms go berserk in Tibet, cracking down on protesters demanding freedom.  Word has it the Chi-Coms murdered at least 80 people in cold blood and scooped up loads of others for their concentration camps.  Basketball shoes anyone?  The Dalai Lama accused the Chin of waging a cultural genocide against his people.  No wonder the Chi-Coms want his hide.
  50. 2009 Monday: Outrage continues to grow over collapsing AIG’s decision to pay out hundreds of millions of dollars in bonuses to its top managers and CEO.  This leads to outrage in the street and a decision by the Obama White House to discover a way to halt this outrage.  It matters not that the executives were promised these bonuses whether the company turned a profit or not.   New York State Attorney Andrew Cuomo announces he is going to subpoena AIG so he can get some answers before his kangaroo court.  Elsewhere, following the bailouts of the big banks by the Obama administration, their thanks is to lessen lending, not increase it.  Wow.
  51. 2010 Tuesday: NO matter what liberal Westerners demand, Israel announces that it’s going to move forward with the construction of new settlements.  Meanwhile, as Palestinians continue protesting in Jerusalem, Israeli authorities crack down on them leaving at least ten or more injured.  Stop fighting with the Israelis, you dumb asses.  Meanwhile, a drone strike ordered by the droner-in-chief, President Barack Hussein Obama, kills 9 people and injures many more in Pakistan.  No one knows if they were terrorists or not.  No wonder the Muslim world hates the United States.
  52. 2011 Wednesday: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces that she will NOT serve a second term should President Obama win reelection for a second term.   Elsewhere, the CIA continues conducting drone strikes across Afghanistan and Pakistan.  What the hell is going on?
  53. 2012 Friday: In North Korea, the dictatorship announces that to honor the upcoming birthday of founder Kim-IL Sung, the nation will launch a satellite that will supposedly study agricultural croplands and natural resources.
  54. 2013 Saturday: In response to a possible nuclear attack on the U.S. mainland by North Korea, the government announces it will invest $1 billion to put into place ground-based missile interceptors.
  55. 2014 Sunday: In a referendum deemed illegal by both the European Union and the United States, voters in the Crimea vote for secession from the Ukraine and a coupling with Vladimir Putin’s Russia.
  56. 2015 Monday: Andy Fraser, bassist of Free, dies on this date in Temecula, California.  The legendary bassist was 62 years-old.  As a musician, he played his instrument as though he was playing a lead instrument.  Listen to the live album by Free, listen to his incredible solo playing on “Mr. Big,” among others and see that he was among the greatest bassists ever, in the same class as Jack Casady of the Jefferson Airplane or Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead.  Absolutely stunning to say the least.
  57. 2016 Wednesday: Setting in motion one of the most contentious Supreme Court issues between Republicans and Democrats, President Barack Hussein Obama nominates Merrick Garland to fill the seat of deceased Republican Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that the voters will decide in November’s presidential election as to whom should have the honor of nominating the replacement for Scalia.  Of course, the Democrats go bat crap crazy.  Eventually with Donald Trump winning the presidency, the 45th president will nominate Neil Gorsuch to fill the vacant seat.
  58. 2017 Thursday: The anti-Trump ‘Resistance Movement’ strikes again what with not one but two federal courts blocking the president’s second travel ban.  Elsewhere, a judge in Maryland issues a temporary restraining order against President Donald J. Trump’s revised Muslim ban.
  59. 2018 Friday: At age 89, Li Ka-Shing- Asia’s second wealthiest person (and Hong Kong resident) announces his retirement from the world of business.  Elsewhere, as the United States continues reaching out to North Korea, South Korea and the U.S. jointly announce that they will scale down annual military drills so as to draw the North into direct talks.
  60. 2019 Saturday: In Mabini, Philippines, a dead beached whale is discovered to have 88 pounds of plastic refuse in his guts, including 40 pounds of plastic bags.  Yikes.  Meanwhile, the Yellow Vests Protests against French President Emanuel Macron enter their fourth month as protesters angry over rising energy prices due to Green Fascism continue to drive the people insane.  Fires erupt, stores and cars are burned, the police take to the streets and fire tear gas at the protesters.  It’s a mess.
  61. 2020 Monday: Thanks to the Wuhan Virus out of Wuhan, China, panic continues gripping the world.  The markets have been in freefall, with a Bear market that began last week continuing.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,185.62, down 2,997.10 points.  The S & P 500 is down 324.89, closing at 2,480.64.  The NASDAQ is down 970.28 and closed at 6,904.55.  Total confirmed cases of COVID-19 around the world are 167,457 with 6,471 confirmed dead and 76,851 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, medical researchers continue trying to increase testing kits as well as experimental vaccines to fight this foreign scourge.  In the U.S., there have been 4,017 positive tests for coronavirus what with 35,840 negative tests and another 1,691 pending tests.  The United States is behind in testing but folks, you can test negative one day and positive a day or two later.   
  62. 2021 Tuesday:  FOREIGN NEWS- Intelligence analysts now report that both the Russians and their Iranian lackeys interfered in the 2020 Presidential Election to undermine and defeat Donald Trump while pushing Methuselah Joe Biden into the White House, someone easier to control and who would put America LAST rather than FIRST as President Donald J. Trump did.  No one is screaming and wailing like a bunch of banshees over 2020 Election interference while all the while they still snivel that ‘Trump stole the election in 2016 with Russian help.’  Wah, wah, wah.  
  63. 2021 Tuesday A: In other FOREIGN NEWS- the ‘Joe Biden White House’ is confused as to WHY Kim Jong Un won’t respond to feelers put forward by the ‘46th president.’  Kim’s sister, Kim Yo-Jong is urging a hardline stance against the ‘Biden administration’ seeing as how a stumbling Joe Biden on the campaign trail called her brother- the Supreme Ruler- a thug and that he wouldn’t deal with the North Koreans if they did not denuclearize.  Now, ‘Chi-Com Joe’ is puzzled as to why Kim won’t respond to him other than to demand he halt the WAR GAMES with South Korea.  Perhaps it’s this: the Iranians called Joe Biden a second-class idiot today, not even a first-class dimwit.  That sucks and yet, Joe is still giving the Iranians several billion dollars.  Gee whiz.   Meanwhile, former Bolivian President Jeanine Anez has entered prison to do a four-month stretch for supposedly trying to engineer a coup against socialist thug Evo Morales.
  64. 2021 Tuesday B: Border Disaster News- The ‘Biden administration’ announces plans to house at least 3,000 illegal alien brats in a downtown Dallas, Texas, convention center.  Incapable of stopping the invasion along our southern border, Biden officials are busing the illegals all over the country and dumping them out in the streets saying to community leaders, ‘it’s on you.’  Many communities run these illegal aliens out of town on rails.  We don’t want them; we won’t care for them.  Meanwhile, moderate (almost a RINO) Florida Senator Rick Scott has authored a bill that will provide amnesty to so-called DREAMers in exchange for funds to complete the border wall.  White House?  Crickets…
  65. 2021 Tuesday C:  Border Disaster News Pt. II- Joe Biden’s immigration plan does NOTHING to curb the illegal alien invasion.  (Note- he has NO plan.  Goldie).  Next, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas defends his crap-assed performance of taking care of illegal alien minors along the border.  His plan calls for them to be sardined together in worse conditions than anything President Trump ordered.  They sleep on cement floors, they get showers once a week, the food is shit, the babes are crying at night for their mothers, and this POS scumbag says he’s doing a ‘fantastic job.’  Impeach this SOB.  Regarding Secretary Mayorkas, this loser is passing the buck by saying, “We are repairing the system the last guy disbanded.”  Sure.  Speaking of immigration, leading House Dems say there’s a bleak outlook when it comes to passing a coherent immigration bill.  (Note- this is the ONLY policy you need- build the wall and deport them all.  Period.  Goldie).   In other ‘border news,’ 10 Iranian nationals have been arrested along the southern border.
  66. 2021 Tuesday D:   Border Disaster News Pt. III- Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., becomes the first top-level Democrat to declare the travesty of the southern border to be a “MAJOR CRISIS.”  Thank you, senator, now do something to stop the invasion.  Meanwhile, Congressman Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is doing everything he can to evade having to do something about the border catastrophe.’   Meanwhile, former New York state Congressman Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is doing whatever he can to deflect away from the predicament he created on the southern border by not stopping the tidal wave.’  Impeach Biden Now. 
  67. 2021 Tuesday E:  Political News Pt. I- House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, lets the Democrats have both barrels and then a reloaded both barrels over them trying to politicize the U.S. military, the National Guard, and federal law enforcement.  They are recruiting trannys, gays, and unfit people to be the frontline in defending our nation, even offering FREE sex-change surgeries for enlisted men, women, and ‘things.’[vii]  We are going down.  (Note- looks like ‘Groping Joe’ Biden is doing everything he can to HELP the Chi-Coms).   Next, people are asking at Day #56 of the Biden administration, WHEN is ‘President Biden’ going to address the American people?  The country’s citizens are growing worried that they have elected a vegetable to the highest job in the world.   We concur. 
  68. 2021 Tuesday F: Political News Pt. II- The ‘Joe Biden tax plan’ continues facing increased pushback from the GOP as it’s a social-re-engineering plan, one that will transfer wealth all over the place while killing jobs, putting more people into the street, and destroying society.  Speaking of the Democrats, they claim to want to bring in Republican input for their ‘infrastructure plan’ (Note- their Green New Deal plan- Goldie) but so far have not met with Republicans.  Next, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi is still trying to unseat Congresswoman Marionnette Miller-Meeks, R-IA 2nd congressional district, a woman whose race was certified and who has been serving in the House since taking the oath on January 3, 2021.  Speaker Pelosi is trying to OVERTURN her lawful election.  We must stop Mumbles.   Meanwhile, Congresswoman Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is doing EVERYTHING he can to circumvent the U.S. Congress.’
  69. 2021 Tuesday G: My Pillow’s Mike Lindell is launching several countersuits against the crooked Dominion Voting Systems company out of Canada, accusing them of ‘racketeering’ as they try to intimidate him into silence.  We hope you get those scumbags, Mike, they have loads of explaining to do.   Next, President Donald J. Trump calls the Washington Post, aka WAPO, ‘an example of media travesty’ after it lied about the conversation, he held with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger earlier in the year.   Regarding the Peach State, a judge in Georgia says he may order unsealing of the absentee ballots so investigators into election fraud in 2020 can perform a REAL audit.
  70. 2021 Tuesday H:  Democratic Party News, Pt. I: Democrats in the U.S. Senate on the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee are holding hearings on ‘housing in America.’  We know there is a shortage of housing right now because of the pandemic’s halt on new home construction.  What the Democrats seek are multi-family home dwellings so they can force more people into living with one another which is wholly un-American.  Yet that is what they do, they seek to bring Section 8 housing into a neighborhood near you.  Meanwhile, GOP lawmakers are pushing back against Democrats by seeking to include natural gas and nuclear energy as part of our energy creation sources with which to augment unreliable renewable energy sources.  Democrats want wind and solar period.   Finally, Democrats are pushing Senate Dems to get rid of the filibuster which is putting pressure directly atop moderate Democrats like Joe Manchin, D-W. Va.  (Note- the RNC is planning a counter-media blitz against the Democrats’ blitz on HOW GREAT the Chi-Vi Relief Bill is).
  71. 2021 Tuesday I: Political Correctness News- Columbia University is going to put on six different graduation ceremonies- a) Native American; b) Asian; c) Latino; d) LGBTQIA+; e) gringos; and f) first generation students and low-income students.  Wow.  Martin Luther King Jr. would be rolling over in his grave.  For God’s Sake, people!  Meanwhile, Project Veritas released video of Facebook execs discussing how to avoid governmental oversight, rules, regulations, and what they deem to be interference.  Sadly, for Facebook, 48 states currently have monopoly lawsuits going against FB.  
  72. 2021 Tuesday J: U.S. ‘Enemies’ News- On his first trip to Asia, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, Democrat, takes it to the Chi-Coms for their regional coercion of their neighbors.  Good for you but wait- don’t YOU have ties to the Chi-Coms, Secretary Blinken?  We believe you do.  This is all smoke and mirrors.  Next, a recent Gallup poll says that MORE Americans now view the Chi-Coms as a major threat following the lab-engineered pandemic they created and then released.   Meanwhile, the bastion of ‘freedom’- Russia- says it’s thinking of banning Facebook from their soil.
  73. 2021 Tuesday K: Popular Culture News- this year’s Grammy Awards were among the worst ever what with a drop from 18.7 million viewers last year to a pitiful 7.9 million this year.  If you like watching hoochie mamas singing about that ‘Wet Hot Pu**y,” then good for you but people can see slut-bags seven days a week walking down the street.   Next, the “Amityville Horror” killer Ronald De Feo Jr. died in the joint at age 69.  Elsewhere, after Sharon Osbourne exercises the chutzpah to defend Piers Morgan on “The Talk,” the show goes into hiatus because the black chick, Sheryl Underwood’s feelings were hurt.  
  74. 2021 Tuesday L: Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo News- there is speculation that ‘seven Cuomo judges- will rescue him from being removed from office.  The investigation into “Killer Cuomo,” however continues as his accusers are undergoing depositions.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden won’t demand that his fellow groper “Killer Cuomo” be ejected from making COVID-19 calls to encourage people to rush out and get the vaccine.   Sexual deviates always stick together.
  75. 2021 Tuesday M: Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom News- Little Gavin is now out there crowing that ‘if he gets a chance, he will appoint a black woman- ANY black woman to fill Senator Dianne Feinstein’s seat.’  We didn’t know that Senator Feinstein was going anywhere anytime soon.  Still, this is what liberals do when confronting the law, they begin promising to donate money to Planned Parenthood, wage war on the NRA, and do everything else liberals love.  Too little too late.   Newsom has awoken to the fact that he is probably going to lose his seat so he releases a commercial in which he blames HIS problems on: 1) the Far-Right; 2) QAnon; 3) Proud Boys; 4) Oath Keepers; 5) Donald J. Trump; 6) Newt Gingrich; 7) Mike Huckabee; 8) conspiracy theorists; and 9) everyone else he can blame HIS disasters upon and then some, i.e., white supremacists, racists, bigots, haters, and insurrectionists.   Michael Reagan says living in California is like in the Germany of the 1930s.  Could not have said it better ourselves.  Thanks, Mike.
  76. 2021 Tuesday N: The National Rifle Association seeks to delay the deposing of its board members as the bankruptcy case makes its way through the courts.  Meanwhile, Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax Reform says that ‘Joe Biden wants to raise tax rates higher than what the Chi-Coms have, especially on corporations, and in so doing will kill wages, destroy jobs, and eliminate retirement savings.’  He also said that ‘increasing utility rates is akin to raising the taxes although it’s not an official raising of taxes.’  By raising corporate taxes, it diminishes the return on investments which will destroy retirement programs.  The government also seeks to legalize marijuana across the country so that it can reap the tax dollars.
  77. 2021 Tuesday O: National Guard troops from Guam visited the office of Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R- GA 14th congressional district, because she mentioned the name of the U.S. territory in a speech and referred to it as a ‘foreign nation.’[viii]  She blasted their ‘visit’ as little more than a political stunt.   Meanwhile, scientists are proposing to put a doomsday vault on the moon.   Next, ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin wants George Floyd’s 2019 arrest released to the jury in his trial.   Meanwhile, New Mexico is advancing a bill that will allow assisted suicide for the terminally ill within their state.
  78. 2021 Tuesday P: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 120,505,974 confirmed cases, +657,693, 2,665,597, confirmed deaths, +11,956, and 68,325,205 confirmed recoveries, +293,341.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,719,808 confirmed cases, up 43,163 from yesterday’s reporting, 541,030 confirmed deaths, UP 578, and 115,759,310 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 212,553 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- Vegetable Joe, in another two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.    Note- Sweden becomes the latest nation to put a halt to further use of the AstraZeneca vaccine over pulmonary embolisms and blood clots.  Meanwhile, Moderna starts a study in which, they will inoculate children and study the effects.  Finally, that dimwit, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says, “inconvenient truths” came into play with our response to the China Virus crisis.  (Note- the Federalist reports that Democrats want “COVID-19 passports but when it comes to asking for ID at election sites, nyet.”
  79. 2021 Tuesday Q: 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: 3,626,327 confirmed cases, 56,621 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,646 confirmed cases, 451 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers for several days now).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 353,322 confirmed cases, 5,192 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Wyoming, aka the Equality State: currently, they have 55,352 confirmed cases, 693 confirmed deaths, and 54,231 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 821,762 confirmed cases, 6,037 confirmed deaths, and 787,893 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Canada, the home of the Guess Who, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, and Rush: 915,868 cases of the old Wuhan Meat Market Malady, 22,519 confirmed deaths and 861,832 confirmed recoveries.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, what’s the point: communist nations ALWAYS lie- you know it and we know it.
  80. 2021 Tuesday R: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,825.95, DOWN 127.51 points (-0.39%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,471.51, UP 11.859 points (+0.09%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,962.71, DOWN 6.23 points (-0.61%).  The price of GOLD is $1,729.40 per troy oz., -1.50 (-0.09%) while the price of SILVER is $25.99 per troy ounce, -0.02 (-0.07%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,215.40 per troy oz, -3.70 (-0.30%) while the price of COPPER is $4.06 per pound, -0.01 (-0.34%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,498.70 per troy oz, -0.02 (-0.50%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.91 per barrel, +0.10 (+0.15%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.51 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.61.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.   In Aruban florin, one greenback equals 1.78.  
  81. 2021 Tuesday S: Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.856 per gallon, $3.558 in Hawaii, and $3.281 in Washington state.  Time to allow the country to return to fracking, there Joe Biden.   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,058,245,351,045 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.
  82. 2021 Tuesday T: In some shocking news, a stockpile of commercial grade fireworks blew up in Ontario, California, killing two people.  The Ontario police chief said that officers were called on scene for another issue when the garage blew up killing the two and injuring others.  Next, Joe Biden’s handlers are establishing a commission with which to study packing the U.S. Supreme Court as well as other courts.  In other court news, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, sent a new letter to the FBI demanding a FURTHER investigation into U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh.   Senator Whitehouse- a partisan POS- says the FBI investigation back in 2018 was ‘flawed’ and that witness information went into the circular file.  What a scumbag.
  83. 2021 Tuesday U: Islamic jihadists attacked locals in Niger’s Tillaberi region killing at least 58 people and wounding countless others.   The people were returning home from a cattle market in Banibangou when the jihadists came racing up on motorcycles and began lighting the startled villagers up.  After they killed as many as they could and left the wounded to die, the reputed al-Qaida “B-team” then set local granaries ablaze in the hopes of causing famine throughout the region.  Time for the French Foreign Legion to arrive on scene and begin exterminating these Boko Haram-loving murderers, rapists, and thugs.
  84. 2021 Tuesday V: NEWS FLASH: In Atlanta, Georgia, 8 people are shot dead at a massage parlor, most of the dead being female staffers.  It appears that happy endings for the night were no more.  The suspect whose image and car were captured on security tape was apprehended more than 100 miles south of the city.  No one knows the motive yet; it could have been fraud, it could have been QAnon, it could have been someone gave the shooter the clap.  We will await further developments.
  85. 2021 Tuesday W: Mega-Millions Draw #1642 with a jackpot of $93 million on the line tonight: 10, 41, 46, 52, 69, and Mega 08.  Stay tuned for results on the winner(s).  Okay, out of 66,472 winning tickets, the highest winners were 37 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $437 apiece.
  86. 2022 Wednesday:  Things are moving so fast that it’s difficult to keep up.  After a heavy news day yesterday, we hope the Unseen Hand manipulating Chi-Com Joe Biden takes it a little bit slower today…

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