212. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2022

1942 Friday: SS troops at Minsk, Belorussia, gas 1,000 Jews. Decades later, Palestinian-lovers and leftwing liberals would denigrate the Holocaust as being a mythical event but the evidence is both ponderous and factual. Meanwhile, German U-Boats sink 96 Allied ships during the month for a total of 476,000 tons.

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212. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2022:

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President Andrew Johnson; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Owen Josephus Roberts and Anthony Kennedy; U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly; Acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke; U.S. Treasury Secretary John G. Carlisle; Apollo 15, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Hugh McDowell, R.E.M. featuring Bill Berry, and the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger and Keith Richard:

  1. 30 BC: Following the Battle of Actium, Octavian- Julius Caesar’s great nephew regroups while Mark Anthony finds himself with a massive desertion of his troops.  Once Octavian reorganizes, he drives deeper into Egypt searching for Caesar’s illegitimate son with Cleopatra, her, too, as well as Anthony.  Things would not end well for any of the three.  
  2. 432 Saturday: St. Sixtus III begins his reign as the 44th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pontiff until August 18, 440.
  3. 768 Wednesday: Philip begins and ends his reign as the 93.1st Roman Catholic Antipope.  This took place because those who gave him his position were guilty of simony, which forced him to withdraw him from papacy.
  4. 1009 Monday: The reign of the 142nd Roman Catholic Pope Sergius IV begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until May 12, 1012.
  5. 1498 Sunday: On his third voyage to the Western Hemisphere, Christopher Columbus arrived at the island of Trinidad.
  6. 1556 Tuesday: St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, aka “the Jesuits,” died in Rome.
  7. 1620 Friday: The Pilgrim Fathers depart through England on the way the way to North America.
  8. 1715 Wednesday: A fleet of Spanish ships carrying gold, silver, and rare jewels sank during a hurricane off the east Florida coast; of some 2,500 crew members aboard, approximately 1,000 lost their lives.
  9. 1718 Sunday: At the Battle of Cape Pesaro, the English fleet destroys the Spanish fleet.
  10. 1751 Saturday: A massive fire destroys 1,000 homes in Stockholm, Sweden.
  11. 1777 Thursday: The Marquis de Lafayette, a 19-year-old French nobleman, received a commission as a major general in the American Continental Army.
  12. 1790 Saturday: The first U.S. patent went to Samuel Hopkins for his process of making potash and pearl ashes; we use the substances in fertilizers.
  13. 1792 Tuesday: Builders lay the cornerstone for the first government building in the United States, the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia.
  14. 1809 Monday: The first working railroad track in America begins today, a wooden track for horse-drawn wagon-cars, again in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  15. 1849 Tuesday: Benjamin Chambers patents the breech-loading cannon.   
  16. 1875 Saturday: The 17th President of the United States, Andrew Johnson, died in Elizabethton, Tennessee, at age 66.  Johnson assumed office upon President Abraham Lincoln’s death and became president on April 15, 1865, and served until March 04, 1869.
  17. 1910 Sunday: The former 41st U.S. Treasury Secretary John G. Carlisle died at age 75 in New York City, N.Y.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to March 05, 1897.
  18. 1914 Friday: Germany’s Kaiser Wilhelm II threatens ‘war’ if the Russian army does not immediately begin mobilizing; the nation did this to protect German ally, Austro-Hungary in its attack on Russian ally, Serbia.
  19. 1917 Tuesday: On the Western Front, the Third Battle of Ypres gets underway.  More than half-a-million British casualties would occur as General Haig continued sending his men into the German meatgrinder.  Interlacing machine gun positions, coordinated artillery attacks, and determined resolution condemned the deaths of countless British soldiers, men promised that it would be a cakewalk.
  20. 1919 Thursday: The republic’s National Assembly adopted Germany’s Weimar Constitution.
  21. 1922 Monday: In Minnesota, 18-year-old Ralph Samuelson rides the world’s first set of water skis.  Meanwhile, a general strike protesting violence committed by Mussolini’s Fascist movement breaks out.  It would not last long.
  22. 1928 Tuesday: MGM’s Leo the Lion roared for the first time.  MGM introduced him in their first talking picture, “White Shadows on the South Seas.”
  23. 1930 Thursday: The radio character, “The Shadow” made his debut as narrator of the “Detective Story Hour” on CBS Radio.
  24. 1932 Sunday: Enzo Ferrari retired from racing on this date.  However, in 1950, he launched a series of cars under his name.
  25. 1933 Monday: The radio series “Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy,” made its debut on CBS radio station WBBM in Chicago, Illinois.
  26. 1936 Friday: Tokyo, Japan, wins the Summer Olympics for 1940; however, due to World War II and Japan’s part in it, the International Olympic Committee cancels their victories which angered a country that already felt slighted by Europeans following World War I- the Allies denied their Asian ally their share of the spoils other than the German colonies they acquired in China and in the Pacific.
  27. 1940 Wednesday: Reich Commissar Arthur Seyss-Inquart orders the elimination of all homosexuals within the Reich and in the newly conquered territories.  Meanwhile, Great Britain and her allies sink 38 U-Boats (196,000 tons) for the month of July.  The Brits are also winning in fighter aircraft production, outpacing their German counterparts.
  28. 1941 Thursday: German U-Boats sink 21 Allied ships this month for 96,000 tons.   On the Eastern Front, all is going well for the Axis forces as Army Group North begins arriving on the outskirts of Leningrad.  From the south, German armored forces are rolling north while on the northern side, Finnish troops under the command of Field Marshall Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim plow forward.  The Finns have much for which to pay back the Russians following the Winter War of 1939.  The Soviets are unable to stop them.
  29. 1942 Friday: SS troops at Minsk, Belorussia, gas 1,000 Jews.  Decades later, Palestinian-lovers and leftwing liberals would denigrate the Holocaust as being a mythical event, but the evidence is both ponderous and factual.  Meanwhile, German U-Boats sink 96 Allied ships during the month for a total of 476,000 tons.
  30. 1944 Monday: The Red Army continues steamrolling the Baltic States in pursuit of the retreating German forces.  They ‘liberate’ the capital of Lithuania, Kaunas, on this date.  The Lithuanian people don’t consider it much of a ‘liberation’ but a return to the harsh Soviet communism of the past.
  31. 1945 Tuesday: Pierre Laval, premier of the pro-Nazi Vichy government surrendered to U.S. authorities in Austria; he was turned over to France which later tried the man and then executed him.  Elsewhere, the 74th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Owen Josephus Roberts left the high court on this date.  A Republican, President Herbert Hoover nominated Roberts to fill Associate Justice Edward Sanford’s seat, another Republican.  He served from May 20, 1930, until today.
  32. 1948 Saturday: President Harry S. Truman helped dedicate New York International Airport (later John F. Kennedy International Airport) at Idlewild Field.
  33. 1953 Friday: Senator Robert A. Taft of Ohio, known as “Mr. Republican,” died in New York at age 63.  Elsewhere, future cellist with the British rock band, Electric Light Orchestra[i] 1972-1979—Hugh McDowell—is born in Hampstead, London, England, on this date.
  34. 1954 Saturday: Pakistan’s K2 was conquered as two members of an Italian expedition, Achille Compagnoni and Lino Lacedelli, reached the summit.
  35. 1955 Sunday: At age 17, Marilyn Bell of Toronto became the youngest person to swim the English Channel. 
  36. 1957 Wednesday: The Distant Early Warning Line, a system of radar stations designed to detect Soviet bombers approaching North America, went into operation on this date.
  37. 1958 Thursday: Future drummer with the American rock band, R.E.M. [ii] 1980-1997, Bill Berry, is born in Duluth, Minnesota, on this date.  He would have to leave the band following a brain aneurysm blowout on stage during a concert.
  38. 1959 Friday: The Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) came into being on this date.  We know the group as an armed Basque nationalist and separatist organization.
  39. 1960 Sunday: Founder of the Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad, calls for a ‘black state.’[iii].   (Note- wasn’t the nation of Liberia created to be the first ‘black state?’).  The sad thing is, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wanted the American people to be integrated, intermixed, and one harmonious people.  That was his dream so anything contrary to that dream is nothing more than bullshit and what’s even worse, six decades later America-haters would be trying to tear it all asunder.
  40. 1961 Monday: Israel welcomes its 1,000,000-immigrant arrival on this date.  Elsewhere, the first tie in an All-Star Game major league baseball history took place when officials stopped the game in the 9th inning due to rain at Boston’s Fenway Park.  Meanwhile, IBM introduced its first Selectric typewriter on this date with its distinctive “typeball.”
  41. 1964 Friday: The American space probe Ranger 7 transmitted pictures of the moon’s surface.
  42. 1967 Monday: Imprisoned for drugs, Rolling Stones[iv] Mick Jagger, and Keith Richard exit prison at the end of their one-month sentences.
  43. 1970 Friday: After 14 years, “The Huntley-Brinkley Report” ended as Chet Huntley signed off for the final time; the producers at NBC renamed the show, “The NBC Nightly News.”
  44. 1971 Saturday: Apollo 15 crewmembers David Scott and James Irwin became the first astronauts to use a lunar rover on the surface of the moon.
  45. 1972 Monday: Democratic vice-presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton withdrew from the ticket with George McGovern following disclosures that Eagleton once had undergone psychiatric treatment.
  46. 1973 Tuesday: Delta Air Lines Flight 723, a DC-9, crashed while trying to land at Boston’s Logan International Airport, which killed all 89 people aboard.  
  47. 1981 Friday: The seven-week baseball players’ strike ended when the players and owners agreed on the issue of free agent compensation.
  48. 1987 Friday: In a battle between Iranian pilgrims to Mecca against Saudi Arabian troops, 402 die in the melee prompting the Saudis to clamp down on the Iranian scum.
  49. 1989 Monday: A pro- Iranian group in Lebanon released a videotape reportedly showing the hanged body of American hostage William R. Higgins.  Elsewhere, the Game Boy handheld video game device hit store shelves in the U.S.
  50. 1990 Tuesday: Bosnia-Herzegovina declares its independence from Yugoslavia.
  51. 1991 Wednesday: President George H.W. Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev singed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
  52. 1992 Friday: At Government House Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina, heavyweight boxer Pinklon Thomas improves his pro record to 33-6-1 with a KO of his opponent, Terry Miller in Round 2 of a scheduled 10-round bout.
  53. 1995 Monday: The Walt Disney Company agreed to acquire Capital Cities/ABC in a $19 billion deal.
  54. 1997 Thursday: The Oakland Athletics trade slugger Mark McGuire to the St. Louis Cardinals for a sizable sum.
  55. 1999 Saturday: The spacecraft Lunar Prospect crashed into the moon.  Its mission was to detect frozen water on the moon’s surface.  NASA launched the craft on January 06, 1998.
  56. 2002 Wednesday: A bomb exploded inside a cafeteria at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, killing nine people, including five Americans.
  57. 2008 Thursday: Scientists reported the Phoenix spacecraft had confirmed the presence of frozen water in Martian soil.
  58. 2009 Friday: The space shuttle Endeavour and its seven astronauts returned to Earth, completing a long but successful construction job that boosted the size and power of the International Space Station.
  59. 2013 Wednesday: The super PAC, “Ready for Hillary,”[v] raises over $1,000,000 since its inception earlier in the year; most of the money comes from mega-donors for President Barack Obama.
  60. 2014 Thursday: President Obama authorizes the use of airstrikes against ISIS trash in Syria as well as in Iraq should they threaten any American military personnel as well as for cargo planes to deliver food to border areas between Syria, Iraq, and Turkey.  Meanwhile, the death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa.
  61. 2015 Friday: After killing the beloved lion, Cecil, the Zimbabwean authorities demand that the United States extradite American dentist, Walter James Palmer.  Zimbabwe says the dentist lured the lion from a game preserve so he could shoot it on a safari. 
  62. 2016 Sunday: Yuriko Koike becomes the first woman elected by the citizens of Tokyo to be its mayor.  
  63. 2017 Monday: After less than two weeks, foul-mouth Anthony Scaramucci, aka the Mooch- is forced out of his position as communications director for Donald Trump’s White House.  The next to get the boot is the wily 5th U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.  This loser first became secretary on January 20, 2017 and served under President Donald J. Trump from then until today.  His replacement, the 5.5th Acting U.S. Secretary of the DHS Elaine Duke assumed office.  She would serve until December 06, 2017.
  64. 2018 Tuesday: The 104th U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, nominated by President Ronald Reagan to replace 99th U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr., finished his final day on the court and went into retirement.  He took his seat on the nation’s high court on February 18-1988 and left little more than 30 years later.  Long beloved by liberal Americans as the crucial swing vote on numerous cases, they shed tears as he left the court, fearing it would become much more conservative.  Little did they know they would not have to worry about that. [vi] Meanwhile, Facebook announces a major moment of virtue-signaling as it announces it ‘removed Russian-linked accounts that are attempting to interfere in the November 2018 Elections.’[vii] 
  65. 2019 Wednesday: U.S. officials announce a major coup with the news of an airstrike in Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza bin Laden, and a potential successor.  Good, keep on killing these worthless jihadist scumbags.  Meanwhile, after more than 700,000 people sing a petition demanding the Russian government do something about the out-of-control wildfires destroying Siberia (7.4 million acres burned), Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops to aid the locals in fighting the conflagration devouring his country.  ‘Bout time you did something besides interfering in U.S. elections there, Vlad.  
  66. 2020 Friday: Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues causing problems for the citizens of California as on Friday, he pardoned five people who had already served time and commuted the sentences of another 21 state prison inmates including more than a dozen convicted of murder some of whose victims included young children and pregnant women.  He did this, or so he says, because of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  What a worthless POS.    One of these scumbags released was a 64-year-old murderer Richard Flowers who, at age 38, murdered an elderly Tulare, California, woman in her home and stole her jewelry.  He received a sentence of life without parole and when a potential parole hearing came up under the previous Governor Jerry Brown, Brown would not free him. [viii]
  67. 2020 Friday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 17,321,394 confirmed cases, UP by 212,059 cases, 673,822 confirmed deaths, UP by 50,021 deaths, and 10,155,026 confirmed recoveries, UP by 154,288 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,625,180 confirmed cases, UP by 62,570 new cases, 155,246 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,201 new deaths, and 2,262,974 confirmed recoveries, UP by 38,679 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).
  68. 2020 Friday B: 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-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 493,588 confirmed cases, UP 8,086 cases, 9,005 confirmed deaths, UP by 96, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,989 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,226 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 55,803 confirmed cases, 1,564 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  69. 2020 Friday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,428.32, UP 114.67 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,745.27, UP 157.46 points (+1.49%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,271.12, UP 24.90 points (+0.77%).  The price of GOLD is $1,973.30 per troy oz., +10.50 (+0.53%) while the price of SILVER is $24.63 per troy ounce, +0.414 (+1.71%).  The price of PLATINUM is $919.70 per troy oz, +0.80 (+0.09) while the price of COPPER is $2.86 per pound, -0.0085 (-0.30%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.43 per barrel, +0.16 (+0.40%).  Currently, one dollar U.S. = 6.97 yuan.  Meanwhile, the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped from 13.3-percent in June to 11.1-percent in July.
  70. 2020 Friday D: Rasmussen polling has President Donald J. Trump’s approval rate for job performance at 50-percent.  Meanwhile, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, age 87, left the hospital today following a revisal of a bile duct stint.  God bless you, madam, please get well soon.  Finally, speculation alights on Sen. Kamala Harris, D-CA, as the potential VP pick of Joe Biden.  In order for Ms. Harris to get her senatorial gig, she had an affair with former Assembly Speaker Willie Brown so if she gets the VP nod, with whom did she trade (allegedly) trade favors to get the number two spot on the ballot?
  71. 2021 Saturday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 198,497,926 confirmed cases, +525,446, 4,232,079 confirmed deaths, +8,931 and 179,252,925 confirmed recoveries, +368,306.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,743,144 confirmed cases, UP 65,394 from yesterday’s reporting, 629,310 confirmed deaths, UP 380, [ix] and 29,666,084 confirmed recoveries, UP 16,303.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  72. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 310,868 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 93,210 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  73. 2021 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: 3,961,638 confirmed cases, 64,423 confirmed deaths, and 2,100,715 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,636,066 confirmed cases, 39,079 confirmed deaths, and 2,089,018 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,925 confirmed cases, 537 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 474,835 confirmed cases, 6,168 confirmed deaths, and 230,729 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Wisconsin: they have 687,197 confirmed cases, 8,290 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [xi]    
  74. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 874,018 confirmed cases, 6,473 confirmed deaths, and 849,081 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Iceland, 165th country on the list: 7,959 cases of the virus, 30 confirmed deaths and 6,716 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  75. 2021 Saturday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,935.47, DOWN 149.06 points (-0.42%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,672.68, DOWN 105.59 points (-0.71%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,395.26, DOWN 23.89 points (-0.54%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.81 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.19%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.55 per troy ounce, 0.00 (+0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,045.90 per troy oz, -2.50 (-0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.48 per pound, 0.00 (-0.04%).[xiii] The price of PALLADIUM is $2,660.50 per troy oz, +14.52 (+0.55%). [xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per troy oz., +22,500.00 (+2.99%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,597.75 per troy oz., +2.25 (+0.09%). [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000024.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Indian Rupee, one greenback equals 74.34 and in Indonesian Rupiah, a buck equal 14,460.00 and in Iranian Rial, one dollar equals 42,000.00 of theirs. [xvi]        
  76. 2021 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 by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.367 per gallon, $2.972 in Florida, $4.092 in Hawaii, and $3.850 in Washington state. [xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Kentucky: $2.919.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Curacao: $4.693 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,587,535,043,912 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  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 Philippines, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is United Arab Emirates with $32 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  77.  2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 130 for the gibbering jackal of a ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka Willie Brown’s ‘Booty Call Mattress,’ aka the squealing swamp hog of the Everglades, aka the yowling midnight lemur to be in charge of the southern border and to have done little to nothing about it.  It’s also her 36th day since her one and only visit to the border and again to have done nothing about it.  Okay, One American News always presents the costs of illegal immigration for the American People.  First, here is the cost for just this day of caring for the illegals pouring across the southern border: $635,102,752.  Absolutely shocking.  Horrible we know.  Next, here is the cost for this year: $231,328,045,120.  Imagine all this money going to care for ILLEGAL ALIENS!  Next, here are the numbers estimated to have crossed into the United States just this year: 2,376,624.  Finally, here are the CONSERVATIVE estimates as to how many illegal aliens are roaming the land: 36,376,662.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  We tend to disagree with the final number as we said as far back as 2009 that the numbers then were between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the number to be closer to 75-100 million which means we have an army of storm troopers the Democrats can deploy against the rest of us (which is why ammunition is flying off the shelves right now).
  78. 2021 Saturday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– Rep. Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, has written a letter to House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, urging her NOT to include mass amnesty for tens of millions of illegal aliens lurking within the country.  She won’t listen.  
  79. 2021 Saturday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The Biden regime is threatening a new round of lockdowns and restrictions if more Americans don’t rush out and get vaccinated against the Chi-Vi.   Last week, there was mention of the NEW Lambda variant out of Peru being worse than the Delta variant and then within a day, all talk of the Lambda variant (SARS-CoV-2) vanished out of the window, and it was back to pounding the Delta drums.   Amazing how the libs continue guiding all talk on the Chi-Vi and how everyone must rush out and get vaccinated.  Funny that there are more infections among VACCINATED Americans than among unvaccinated.  Something ain’t right here, folks.   Add to that the fact that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci says that mRNA vaccines for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu could be approved for widespread use by next month.  Pushing, pushing, pushing!
  80. 2021 Saturday I: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3582 what with a $12 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers: 16, 18, 30, 32, 38, and Mega 05.  Out of 97,148 winning tickets, the highest winners were 12 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,413 apiece.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #868 with a jackpot of $199 million up for grabs: 01, 21, 22, 34, 47, and Powerball 04.  Out of 83,515 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $44,999.
  81. 2022 Sunday: IF things do not change over the next two election cycles, we may need to become friendly with the Chi-Coms.  I remember when the country was committed to being the best whereas now, we are ripping ourselves apart, thanks in large part to Chi-Com, Russian, Iranian, and other of our enemies’ machinations.  Race is the Achilles heel of the United States and if our enemies continue noodling away at the seams, at some point, the nation is going to explode.  Add to that the fact that we cannot trust our elected leaders who all seem to be in the pay of Beijing and one can see the old maxim is true: the capitalists will sell the communists the rope with which the communists hang the capitalists.  Personally, I think it’s too late and my family and I are considering relocating to Ireland as a safe haven from the looming storm.  What is the point in remaining in country that is ripping itself to shreds?  Let me know what you all think.  Thanks- Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0908 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Central Coast.”  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.  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.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  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 stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, 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- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

After the Beach Boys went through starts and fits back in the 1960s over Brian Wilson’s “Smile” project, an abbreviated form “Smiley Smile” hit record store shelves on September 16, 1967 (see Monday, May 23, 2022) and since it was nowhere near the project envisioned by composer Brian Wilson, it was considered a flop.  Well, years later, Brian Wilson said, “Screw it,” and relaunched the entire project with a series of live performances and a live album culled from the performance.  “Brian Wilson Presents Smile” came out on September 28, 2004, and is a mind-blowing, joyous project to behold.  NO ONE in his, her, or its right mind questions the fact that Brian Wilson is not an innovative, musical genius, certainly not anyone with sufficient gray matter, that’s for sure.  We hope you will seek this album out and that you will add it to your growing collection of AICPENDBLOG.COM-recommended music- we think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We plan on promoting the music of the Move, Electric Light Orchestra, Wizzard, Roy Wood, and Jeff Lynne after we wrap up Supertramp.  Stay with us.

[ii] We definitely look forward to doing the music of R.E.M. at some point in the next five years.

[iii] Let’s give him Puerto Rico. 

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

[v] Hillary was raising money for a long, long time.  Too bad she wasn’t a better candidate and too bad Barack Hussein Obama didn’t do a better job of helping her.

[vi] Both of President Donald J. Trump’s two court picks Neil Gorsuch (#113) and Brett Kavanaugh (#114) have voted against the president who nominated them more often than they have not- just like Associate Justice Kennedy!  What is it about Republican picks?

[vii] Regarding the Russians and election interference, what the f**k else is new?  They have been doing this sort of crap since Josef Stalin was running the country.

[viii] (For more information on these felons, please see <https://www.politico.com/states/california/story/2020/03/27/newsom-grants-clemency-to-26-including-man-who-stabbed-elderly-woman-to-death-1269447>).

[ix] 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)

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

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

[xii] 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)

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

[xiv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

211. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2022

2020 Thursday: President Donald J. Trump sets the world ablaze when he questions the efficacy of mail-in ballots and proffers the suggestion that perhaps the November elections be postponed until this crazy system can be worked out. Folks, mail-in ballots are fraud waiting to occur. In June, the state of New York used mail-in ballots in their primary election and lo and behold, nearly seven weeks later, they are still trying to find out who won the various elections.

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211. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2022:

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President Lyndon Baines Johnson, U.S. Attorney Generals Richard Rush, and Isaac Toucey; Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Ken Cuccinelli; U.S. Transportation Secretary James Horace Burnley IV; U.S. Treasury Secretary Richard Rush; U.S. Secretary of War Patrick J. Hurley; Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bobby Doyle, Kaleidoscope featuring Chris Darrow, Medicare, and Apollo 15:

  1. 579 Friday: Benedict the First ends his reign as the 62nd Roman Catholic Pope. Benedict became pontiff on June 02, 575 and served until today. 
  2. 657 Thursday: St. Vitalian the First begins his reign as the 76th Roman Catholic Pope succeeding Eugene I. Vitalian would serve from today until January 27, 672.  His predecessor- the 75th pope- served from August 10, 654 until June 02, 657.
  3. 903 Monday: After 3 years and 179 days, the reign of the 117th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict IV ends and that of his successor, Pope Leo V begins. Leo V would lead all of Christendom from this day until December 01, 903.
  4. 1178 Sunday: Frederick I Barbarossa is crowned king of Burgundy.
  5. 1502 Wednesday: Christopher Columbus lands at Guanaja, in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras during his fourth voyage.
  6. 1619 Tuesday: The House of Burgesses forms in the Virginia Colony, the first elective body in North America.
  7. 1729 Saturday: Colonists found the city of Baltimore on this date.
  8. 1733 Thursday: The Society of Freemasons forms its first lodge in Boston, Massachusetts.
  9. 1792 Monday: The French national anthem “La Marseillaise,” by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, was first sung in Paris by troops arriving from Marseille.
  10. 1859 Saturday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the former 8thS. Attorney General of the United States Richard Rush dies at the age of 80. First, a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Democrat, he served under Presidents James Madison and James Monroe from February 10, 1814, to November 12, 1817.  Following that, he would serve the nation as its 8th U.S. Treasury Secretary.  In this capacity, he served under President John Quincy Adams from March 07, 1825, to March 05, 1829.
  11. 1863 Thursday: Future American automaker, Henry Ford, was born in Dearborn Township, Michigan. Meanwhile, President Abraham Lincoln issues his “eye-for-an-eye order,” one in which, Union troops will shoot one Rebel prisoner for every captured black Union soldier the South kills.
  12. 1864 Saturday: During the Civil War, Union forces tried to take Petersburg, Virginia, by exploding a gunpowder-filled mine underneath the Confederate defenses; however, the attack ultimately failed.
  13. 1869 Friday: In Hartford, Connecticut, the 20thS. Attorney General of the United States Isaac Toucey died at age 70. A Democrat, he served under President James K. Polk from June 21, 1848, to March 03, 1848.
  14. 1898 Saturday: “Scientific America” carried the first magazine automobile advertisement. The ad was for the Winton Motor Car Company of Cleveland, Ohio.
  15. 1914 Thursday: At the start of World War I, the Austro-Hungarian Empire and Russia begin massive mobilization; meanwhile, French troops retreat 10 kilometers from the German border in anticipation of attack.
  16. 1916 Sunday: German saboteurs blow up a munitions plant on Black Tom Island, New Jersey.
  17. 1918 Tuesday: Poet Joyce Kilmer, a sergeant in the 165thS. Infantry Regiment, lost his life during the Second Battle of the Marne in World War I. Note: the civilized world remembers him best for his poem, “Trees.”
  18. 1930 Wednesday: At the FIRST World Cup Soccer championship in Montevideo, Uruguay, the home team beats Argentina 4-2 to win the title.
  19. 1932 Saturday: The Summer Olympic Games opened in Los Angeles, California. Elsewhere, Walt Disney’s “Flowers and Trees” premiered. It was the first Academy Award winning cartoon and first cartoon short to use Technicolor.
  20. 1937 Friday: As part of the American Federation of Labor, organizers established the American Federation of Radio Artists (AFRA) on this date.
  21. 1940 Tuesday: Luftwaffe bombers carry out shipping along the North Sea coastline of Great Britain today. The goal of the Germans is to starve the feisty Brits into submission via unrestricted submarine warfare and air attacks across the British Isles.
  22. 1941 Wednesday: Across the Soviet Union, Axis forces continue plowing ahead, encircling one Russian army after another, and then destroying them where they stand. Still, Red Army resistance continues growing as the Soviet infantryman is determined to delay the Nazi juggernaut so at some point their fellows farther east will be able to stop it in its tracks. Meanwhile, following Japanese attacks on a U.S. river boat in China, tensions between the two countries continue to worsen. 
  23. 1942 Thursday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs the bill that creates the Women’s Naval Auxiliary Agency, aka the WAVES. Meanwhile, in the city of Minsk, Belorussia, the Nazi SS murder 25,000 Jews. Farther south, the Germans are establishing positions on the eastern side of the Don River.  The German juggernaut continues heading down towards the Caucasus while other elements continue the drive to Stalingrad.  Stalin’s namesake city will be destroyed.
  24. 1943 Friday: Operation Husky- the conquest of Sicily- continues full speed ahead. Fascist Italian forces are ready to lay down their arms where possible while Germans continue a fighting withdrawal to the north side of the island and a crossover to the Italian Peninsula. The starving civilians of the island throw open their arms to their Allied liberators.  
  25. 1944 Sunday: Future member of the British psychedelic rock band, Kaleidoscope[i], multi-instrumentalist Chris Darrow is born in the United Kingdom on this date.
  26. 1945 Monday: The Portland-class heavy cruiser, USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine during World War II; only 316 out of the 1,196 sailors survived whereas most of the rest were lost to the sharks. The ship had delivered key components of the Hiroshima atomic bomb to the Pacific island of Tinian. (Nowadays, we celebrate ‘shark week’ on TV).
  27. 1948 Friday: In High Point, North Carolina, future 9thS. Transportation Secretary James Horace Burnley IV is born. A Republican, he would serve under President Ronald Reagan from December 03, 1987, to January 20, 1989.
  28. 1949 Saturday: After a three-month standoff with the Chinese communists, the British warship, HMS Amethyst escapes down the Yangtze River.
  29. 1956 Monday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the bill that made the phrase In God We Trust becomes the motto of the U.S. national motto.
  30. 1963 Tuesday: The Soviet Union announced it had granted political asylum to Harold “Kim” Philby, the “third man” of a British spy ring. Elsewhere, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the 51stS. Secretary of War Patrick J. Hurley dies at age 80. A Republican, he served under President Herbert Hoover from December 09, 1929, to March 04, 1933.
  31. 1965 Friday: President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Medicare bill, which went into effect during the following year.
  32. 1966 Saturday: The United States Air Force bombs the DMZ in Vietnam with the hope of stopping incursions from the North.
  33. 1968 Tuesday: Ron Hansen (Washington Senators) made the first unassisted triple play in the major leagues in 41 years. Elsewhere, in Edison, New Jersey, future 6.4th Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Ken Cuccinelli is born. A future Republican, he would serve under President Donald J. Trump from November 13, 2019, to January 20, 2021
  34. 1971 Friday: U.S. Apollo 15 with astronauts David R. Scott and James B. Irwin aboard lands on Mare Imbrium on the Moon; circling around the satellite is astronaut Alfred M. Worden. Meanwhile, George Harrison[ii] releases the “Concert for Bangladesh” three-record set.
  35. 1974 Tuesday: The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee votes to impeach President Richard Nixon for blocking the Watergate investigation and for abuses of power.
  36. 1975 Wednesday: Former Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in suburban Detroit. Although authorities presume him dead, NO one has ever found his remains.
  37. 1979 Monday: At the International Amphitheater in Chicago, Illinois, up-and-coming heavyweight phenom, James “Quick” Tillis, wins his eighth pro bout with a TKO of opponent, Charles Andersen Atlas in Round 2.
  38. 1980 Wednesday: Israel’s Knesset passed a law reaffirming all of Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state.
  39. 1987 Thursday: Indian troops arrived in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, to disarm the Tamil Tigers and to enforce a peace pact.
  40. 1988 Saturday: Jordan’s King Hussein renounces sovereignty over the West Bank, gives the responsibility to the PLO.
  41. 1990 Monday: In Spring Hill, Tennessee, the first Saturn automobile rolled off the assembly line.
  42. 1991 Tuesday: Construction workers commenced building the Oriental Pearl Radio & TV tower in China.
  43. 1997 Wednesday: A terrorist double-suicide bombing kills 14 in Jerusalem.
  44. 1998 Thursday: A group of Ohio machine-shop workers (who call themselves the Lucky 13) won the $295.7 million Powerball jackpot. It was the largest-ever American lottery at the time.
  45. 2000 Sunday: Boring news of the day: Brad Pitt and Jennifer Anniston exchanged wedding vows on this date. Big whoop!
  46. 2001 Monday: Lance Armstrong becomes the first American to win three consecutive Tours de France in a row. Elsewhere, Robert S. Mueller III- RSMIII- President George W. Bush’s choice to head the FBI, promised the Senate Judiciary Committee that if confirmed, he would move forcibly to fix problems at the agency. He took the helm on September 04, 2001, a week prior to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.  In 2019, we would come to know that RSMIII was little more than a political hack, one doing the business of the Deep State as he carried out Obama’s orders to destabilize the Trump administration with a phony investigation into Trump-Russia collusion, since proven wrong as have been obstruction charges against President Trump.  Mueller should be in prison.
  47. 2002 Tuesday: WNBA player Lisa Leslie of the Los Angeles Sparks became the first woman to dunk in a professional game, jamming on a breakaway in the first half of the Sparks’ 82-73 loss to the Miami Sol.
  48. 2003 Wednesday: In Mexico, the last ‘old style’ Volkswagen Beetle rolled off an assembly line. Meanwhile, President George W. Bush took personal responsibility for the first time for using discredited intelligence (provided by the Deep State to involve him a war) in his State of the Union address but predicted he would be vindicated for going to war against Iraq. Bush, you should NEVER have done that because you removed Saddam Hussein, a counterweight to the Iranians and their crazy brand of Shia Islam.  
  49. 2006 Sunday: In Austin, Texas, Bobby Doyle- piano, vocals with Blood, Sweat & Tears in 1972- died at age 66.
  50. 2010 Friday: After a U.S. vehicle collides with a civilian car, outraged citizens light two U.S. embassy vehicles on fire in Kabul, Afghanistan.
  51. 2011 Saturday: NATO announces that its air forces took out three television-distributions stations in Tripoli, Libya, to drive Moammar Khadafy out of power.
  52. 2013 Tuesday: Israelis and Palestinian officials agree to continue discussions that–thanks to the PLO–had been on hold for more than a year on finding a common solution to their common problems.
  53. 2014 Wednesday: The Congress of the United States sues the Obama administration asserting that the 44th president overstepped his authority by taking it upon himself to delay regulations in Obamacare that might damage his party’s chances in the November elections.
  54. 2015 Thursday: After losing a court battle to free two chimpanzees scientists use for research, animal rights activists undergo a meltdown arguing that the beasts are highly intelligent and deserve the same protections under the law as human beings enjoy.  
  55. 2016 Saturday: Near Lockhart, Texas, a terrible tragedy unfolds as a hot air balloon crashes into electric power lines. All 16 aboard the craft perished.
  56. 2017 Sunday: Communist Chinese President for life Xi Jinping leads a military parade in Inner Mongolia at the Zhurihe training facility, celebrating 90 years of the People’s Liberation Army. Big whoop!   Meanwhile, another thug- Vladimir Putin- announces he has slashed the numbers of American diplomats in his pro-communist country by 755 due in part to President Trump putting sanctions on the country.
  57. 2018 Monday: Sadly, for people around the world, the Malaysian government announces that it has been unable to determine the causes that downed Flight MH370 somewhere in the Indian Ocean (or so people believe). It disappeared on March 08, 2014, with all 239 passengers and crew aboard. 
  58. 2019 Tuesday: Law enforcement in California released information on the shooter at the Gilroy Garlic Festival- 19-year-old Santino William Legan- the punk who murdered three people before the police shot the POS dead (gotta love the cops!). Apparently, the punk posted white supremacist text messages and racist content before he embarked on his shooting spree. Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate failed to override President Donald J. Trump’s vetoes on bills blocking arms sales to Saudi Arabia.  Politicians are angry over the murder of the journalist Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Turkey.
  59. 2020 Thursday: President Donald J. Trump sets the world ablaze when he questions the efficacy of mail-in ballots and proffers the suggestion that perhaps the November elections be postponed until this crazy system can be worked out. Folks, mail-in ballots are fraud waiting to occur. In June, the state of New York used mail-in ballots in their primary election and lo and behold, nearly seven weeks later, they are still trying to find out who won the various elections.  Meanwhile, former President Barack Hussein Obama- in his eulogy for deceased Rep. John Lewis, D-GA, lambastes President Trump for trying to steal the election, using voter intimidation and manipulation and God knows what other bull crap the former president could yank out of his mind and the attendees at the funeral, none of whom were sitting six-feet apart, leapt to their feet and applauded insanely for what seemed like hours.   Will Democrats NEVER continue trying to steal elections?  Enough is flipping enough, already, folks.  Finally, Herman Cain, former CEO of Godfather Pizza and GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain dies at age 74 from the Bat Virus sent around the world by the Chi-Coms.  Speaking of the Bat Flu:
  60. 2020 Thursday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox: Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 17,109,335 confirmed cases, +263,733, 668,801, confirmed deaths, +6,224, and 10,000,738 confirmed recoveries, +164,556. Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 4,543,362 confirmed cases, +61,699, 153,763 confirmed deaths, +1,422, and 2,216,659 confirmed recoveries, +17,961. 
  61. 2020 Thursday B: 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: 485,502 confirmed cases, 8,909 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 1,865 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,215 confirmed recoveries. Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 54,985 confirmed cases, 1,555 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  62. 2020 Thursday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,313.65, DOWN 225.82 points (-0.82%). Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,587.81, UP 44.87 points (+0.43%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,246.22, DOWN 12.22 points (-0.38%).  Price of GOLD: $1,950.60 per troy oz., +8.30 (+0.43%)   Here is the price of SILVER: $23.62 per troy oz., +0.253 (+1.08%).  Price of PLATINUM: $918.00 per troy oz., +5.40 (+0.59%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.92 per #, +0.006 (+0.21%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $40.38, +0.46 (+1.15%).  Today, one dollar U.S. = seven PRC yuan. 
  63. 2021 Friday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 197,645,959 confirmed cases, +629,022, 4,223,148 confirmed deaths, +10,104 and 178,876,559 confirmed recoveries, +384,276. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,677,750 confirmed cases, UP 100,646 from yesterday’s reporting, 628,930 confirmed deaths, UP 462, [iii] and 29,649,781 confirmed recoveries, UP 24,584.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [iv]  
  64. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 310,488 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 93,590 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…
  65. 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: 3,950,414 confirmed cases, 64,419 confirmed deaths, and 2,100,092 confirmed recoveries. Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,614,383 confirmed cases, 38,971 confirmed deaths, and 2,071,146 confirmed recoveries. Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,925 confirmed cases, 537 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 474,508 confirmed cases, 6,168 confirmed deaths, and 230,441 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Virginia: they have 694,384 confirmed cases, 11,532 confirmed deaths, and 58,132 confirmed recoveries. [v]    
  66. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 871,343 confirmed cases, 6,469 confirmed deaths, and 848,474 confirmed recoveries. Let’s look at one other country- Benin, 164th country on the list: 8,394 cases of the virus, 108 confirmed deaths and 8,136 confirmed recoveries. [vi]     
  67. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,935.47, DOWN 149.06 points (-0.42%). Next, the NASDAQ: 14,672.68, DOWN 105.59 points (-0.71%). Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,395.26, DOWN 23.89 points (-0.54%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.81 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.19%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.55 per troy ounce, 0.00 (+0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,045.90 per troy oz, -2.50 (-0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.48 per pound, 0.00 (-0.04%). [vii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,660.50 per troy oz, +14.52 (+0.55%). [viii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per CNY/T, +22,500.00 (+2.99%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,597.75 per USD/T, +2.25 (+0.09%). [ix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000024.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Hong Kong Dollar, one greenback equals 7.77 and in Hungarian Forint, a buck equal 301.50 and in Icelandic Krona, one dollar equals 123.52 of theirs. [x]        
  68. 2021 Friday E: S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.356 per gallon, $2.976 in Florida, $4.090 in Hawaii, and $3.843 in Washington state. [xi] Let’s look at one other location- Kansas: $2.940.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Burundi: $4.591 per U.S. Gallon.[xii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,583,734,946,871 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiii]  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 Poland, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Philippines with $43 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  69. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, the days continue passing us by and lo and behold, today is Day No. 129 for the purported ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 35 since her one and only visit to the region. Speaking of the regime for which the border czar labors, the Department of Justice is suing Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, for his order to HALT all further ground transportation of illegal aliens across the Lone Star State. Of course, the DOJ cannot have a governor fighting back but legal eagles say the Lone Star State’s case is going to be hard to topple.   
  70. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– One America News compiles the HONEST-TO-GOD numbers of the costs and numbers surrounding our illegal alien invasion and today is NO different. First, here is the cost for just this flipping day: $585,147,264.  Imagine all the good that money could do for the American people and lo and behold, it’s going to care for noncitizens who do not deserve to be here and who must be rounded up, imprisoned in the absolute worst conditions, deprogrammed to want to come here a la “A Clockwork Orange,” and then deported via any means available.  How about we ship them to communist China?  Second, here is the cost this year of caring for the invaders: $230,722,174,976.    So much money going down the crapper, folks; we must round up all of them- including the DREAMERS and any other foals calved here and ship them back NOW.  Third, here is the number of estimated illegals who have swamped the U.S. in 2021 alone: 2,364,717.  Finally, here is the fourth and final statistic, the number of illegal aliens estimated to be running amok across the United States: 36,364,710.  Remember, this is a CONSERVATIVE NUMBER.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  We tend to disagree with the final number as we said as far back as 2009 that the numbers then were between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the number to be closer to 75-100 million which means we have an invasion army already living in our midst.  Time to exercise the 2nd Amendment…(to protect ourselves).
  71. 2021 Friday H: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-TX 28th congressional district, have joined forces to demand the Biden regime awaken to the dangers of unchecked mass immigration into the United States from nearly 160 nations around the globe. Entire neighborhoods and towns are being overrun with illegal aliens and people are beginning to fight back and to end this unconstitutional mess.
  72. 2021 Friday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– As ‘Gropin’ Joe’ Biden continues playing pocket pool in the White House basement, national security experts are growing concerned over the Chi-Coms ramped up silo-building. Silos are where intercontinental ballistic missiles- ICBMs- reside and it’s clear the Chi-Coms are constructing them like flies have maggots. We believe it may be time to launch a pre-emptive strike on the Chi-Coms before they go to war against the Free World.
  73. 2021 Friday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Yesterday, Il Duce Joe Biden said that ALL federal employees and contractors will be required to get vaccinated for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu or face never-ending mask-wearing, 2-3, perhaps even 4 tests a week (could be anal ones like the Chi-Coms favor for all international travelers) as well as being prohibited from traveling for job-related matters. Thus, the American Fuhrer has spoken. Yet, we learn that in places such as Massachusetts where a major outbreak of the Chi-Com Yellow Fever is underway, there seems to be a pandemic of the vaccinated, NOT the vaccinated as the liberal goobers claim.  Hence why NONE of us are going to get vaccinated for this bogus virus crisis (we have urgent care centers willing to dish out hydroxychloroquine tablets and vitamin D injections).   Yesterday, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, put forth a bill which will hold the Centers for Disease Control accountable for all the lies and propaganda they continue spewing on the Chi-Vi.
  74. 2021 Friday K: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Broadway is mandating that all behind-the-scenes personnel as well as performers AND all attendees wear masks as well as present proof of vaccination. Uh, okay. Speaking of mass mask stupidity, Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-NY 22nd congressional district, says ‘it’s amazing: right across the hall in the U.S. Senate, NO MASKS.’  It’s as if by magic.  In other COVID-19 news, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu has snared approximately 2 million Americans in a passport backlog.  Next, the House GOP is demanding that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and other top COVID-19 scientists testify on the Hill.   Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says that ‘Pelosi’s mask mandates are a massive overreach of her powers.’
  75. 2021 Friday L: Joe Biden News I– While Joe Biden was at some function, people noticed he had a yellow booger hanging off his chin, something of which, he was unaware. One of his aides, however, rushed to his side, handed him a note saying, ‘something’s on your chin.’ He wiped the snot off and according to some either stuck it in his mouth as though he were still in kindergarten (in his mind, he seemingly still is) or wiped it on the tabletop.  Either way, he remains our national disgrace and humiliation.  In other Joe Biden news, he took a BIG ONE on the chin when House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi was unable to prevent the evictions moratorium collapse as of tomorrow morning.  It looks like the mentally decrepit, nonagenarian speaker is folding like a deck of cards. 
  76. 2021 Friday M: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Department of Justice says that the Internal Revenue Service MUST hand President Donald J. Trump’s tax records over to the angry Democrat goons in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  77. 2021 Friday N: Political News I– Lee Zeldin, R-NY 1st congressional district, says that the ‘nursing home probe into deaths in New York’ caused by the indifference or worse, by design of Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov ‘should continue.’ Elsewhere, new polling out of Wyoming shows that Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY At-Large congressional district, is in deep, deep trouble with the voters. She deserves it.  Next, we continue to learn about the duplicitous activities of the Catholic Charities spreading illegal aliens across the United States regardless as to whether they have the Chi-Vi or other diseases or not.  This is not good and it causing many of our Catholic members to lapse in their church support.   Finally, the Wisconsin Republicans are working at expanding the state’s 2020 Election probe.  Good for them.
  78. 2021 Friday O: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1681 what with a $166 million jackpot on the line: 19, 26, 31, 52, 68, and Mega 10. Out of 77,695 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were 37 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $568 apiece.2022 Saturday: Hubbub continues from Tuesday’s extremely peculiar and wholly unnatural ‘speech’ by slobbering Joe Biden, you know, the one where he mumbled and stumbled through his verbal assault on President Donald J. Trump with his unblinking eyes wide open.  It’s as if he has a ‘Dr. Morrell’ in his employ, the doctor who ‘treated’ Adolf Hitler throughout the war years.  Dr. Morrell used to inject the Fuhrer with all manner of things such as vitamins, methamphetamine, even bull semen, to make his Fuhrer less crazy and more in control, none of which worked.  The Joe Biden ‘speech’ made me think of one of those ‘G.I. Joe’ movies where America’s enemies replaced the president with a look-alike clone.  It also makes me think of those lifelike dolls the Japanese use as sexual partners, whatever drooling Joe is doing, I doubt it’s truly him.  We have never been in a situation such as this.  Let me know what you think- Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0907 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Cave in the Rocks.”  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.  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.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  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 stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, 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- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The next studio album from Beach Boys genius, Brian Wilson- “Gettin’ In Over My Head”- came out on June 22, 2004.  Like Pete Townsend and his “Lighthouse” project that never made it to completion, Brian Wilson was working on two different projects during the 1990s, both of which never made it to fruition.  The music was there and he went back and reworked it and brought it to the public in all its radiant glory.  Brian Wilson’s band of musicians joined him as did four big guests, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, and Carl Wilson as well as other studio hotshots brought in to help him finish the project.  Fans raved over the album as do we which is why we encourage everyone to seek this one out wherever it is they shop for the absolute best in music- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We are not sure as to when we will celebrate the music of Kaleidoscope, but we hope to do so within the next couple of years.  Please await the day when we do.

[ii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    “The Concert for Bangladesh” appeared on Thursday, 15-December-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.  (We truly wish you could go there and check it out but that cross-dressing loser, Sundar Pichai, has eliminated our blog.  F**k him!) Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

[iii] 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)

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

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

[vi] 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)

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

[viii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

207. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2022

2022 Tuesday: I would love to sit down with “Lyin’ Liz” Cheney, the soon-to-be ex-representative from Wyoming and tell this incredibly stupid bi**h that the more she and her cronies go after President Donald J. Trump, the stronger they make him and his movement. I know Democrats who want to see Joe Biden relegated to the dumpster fire of history and President Trump and pro-America politicians and bureaucrats returned to the White House and government.

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207. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2022:

THE VOICE OF FREEDOM FROM OCCUPIED LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA- CHEF ELMER K. HOOTENSTEIN

Vice President George Clinton; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices George Shiras Jr. and Arthur Goldberg; U.S. Attorneys-General John J. Crittenden and Tom C. Clark; U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan; U.S. Treasury Secretary George B. Cortelyou; U.S. Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln; Argentine President Eva Perón; the Grateful Dead featuring Brent Mydland, J.J. Cale, Queen featuring Roger Taylor, the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger:

  1. 1267 Tuesday: Under the auspices of the 183rd Roman Catholic Pope Clement IV, the Inquisition begins to form in Rome.  Over subsequent centuries, Christianity would be purified of all its corrupt elements.  It was what it was.
  2. 1429 Sunday: The reign of the 206.1st Roman Catholic Antipope Clement VIII ends on this date.  A Spaniard, opposition cardinals elected him in opposition to Pope Martin V on either the 10th or the 20th of June 1423, and over the next six years and 36 days, he led the faithful on its quest to be one with God.
  3. 1471 Wednesday: The reign of the 211th Roman Catholic Pope Paul II ends on this date.  He first became Vicar of Christ on August 30, 1464, and over the succeeding six years and 330 days led his global flock on its long journey to be one with God, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost.
  4. 1519 Saturday: The Spanish crown grants conquistador Francisco Pizarro a grant for the exploration of the South American coastline.
  5. 1739 Sunday: Future 4th vice-president of the United States (1805-1812)—Democratic-Republican George Clinton—is born in Little Britain, Province of New York, British America, on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison from March 04, 1805, to April 20, 1812.  
  6. 1775 Wednesday: The Second Continental Congress established a postal system and appointed Benjamin Franklin as America’s first Postmaster-General.
  7. 1788 Saturday: New York became the 11th state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.  Meanwhile, British settlers arrive at Sydney, Australia.
  8. 1847 Monday: Liberia declares independence from the American Colonization Society.
  9. 1858 Monday: Baron Lionel de Rothschild is the first Jew elected to England’s Parliament.
  10. 1862 Saturday: In New York City, N.Y., future 44th U.S. Treasury Secretary George B. Cortelyou is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Theodore Roosevelt from March 04, 1907, to March 07, 1909.
  11. 1863 Sunday: Sam Houston, former president of the Republic of Texas, died in Huntsville at age 70.   Meanwhile, the former 15th and 22nd U.S. Attorney-General John J. Crittenden dies in Frankfurt, Kentucky, at age 75.  A member of numerous political parties, he served as the nation’s 15th AG under Presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler from March 05, 1841, to September 12, 1841.  As the nation’s 22nd AG, he served under President Millard Fillmore from July 22, 1850, to March 04, 1853. 
  12. 1881 Tuesday: Thomas Edison and Patrick Kenny execute a patent application for a facsimile telegraph.
  13. 1882 Wednesday: The Richard Wagner opera “Parsifal” premiered in Bayreuth, Germany.
  14. 1892 Tuesday: The 53rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Shiras Jr. assumed his position on the high court on this date.  A Republican, President Benjamin Harrison nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Joseph Philo Bradley, also a Republican.  Justice Shiras served from today until February 23, 1903. 
  15. 1893 Wednesday: Commercial production of the Addressograph starts in Chicago.
  16. 1907 Friday: The Chester, the first turbine-propelled ship, launches from the quay.
  17. 1908 Sunday: U.S. Attorney General Charles J. Bonaparte ordered the creation of a force of special agents that was a forerunner of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  18. 1912 Friday: The Edison Studios production, “What Happened to Mary,” one of the first, if not very first, movie serials, was released with Mary Fuller in the title role. 
  19. 1925 Sunday: Five days after the end of the Scopes Trial in Dayton, Tenn., prosecutor William Jennings Bryan died at age 65.  Although Bryan had won a conviction against John T. Scopes for teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution, an appeals court later overturned the conviction.   He had served the nation as its 41st U.S. Secretary of State.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 05, 1913, to June 09, 1915.
  20. 1926 Monday: In Manchester, Vermont, the former 35th U.S. Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln died in his sleep at age 82.  A Republican, he served under Presidents James A. Garfield and then Chester Alan Arthur from March 05, 1881, to March 04, 1885. 
  21. 1943 Monday: Mick Jagger, lead singer of the Rolling Stones[i], was born on this date in Dartford, Kent, England.
  22. 1944 Wednesday: Imperial Japanese troops on the U.S. Island of Guam launch a last-ditch banzai attack on American lines leading to mass casualties on their side.  Left to wither on the vine by Tokyo, the defenders were short on munitions and supplies and were committed to defend the chunk of real estate to their deaths.
  23. 1945 Thursday: Winston Churchill resigned as Britain’s prime minister after his Conservatives suffered a major defeat; Clement Attlee succeeded him.  Meanwhile, the Potsdam Declaration warned Imperial Japan to unconditionally surrender, or ‘face prompt and utter destruction.’
  24. 1947 Saturday: President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act, establishing the National Military Establishment, which later was renamed the Department of Defense.
  25. 1948 Monday: The public last saw Babe Ruth when he attended the New York City premiere of the motion picture, “The Babe Ruth Story.”  President Harry S. Truman signed executive orders that prohibited discrimination in the U.S. armed forces and federal employment.
  26. 1949 Tuesday: Future drummer/vocalist with the British rock band Queen[ii]—Roger Taylor—is born in Dersingham, Norfolk, England on this date.  Meanwhile, the 86th U.S. Attorney General Tom C. Clark left his post on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from June 27, 1945, to July 26, 1949, and then moved up to the United States Supreme Court.
  27. 1951 Thursday: Netherlands ends its state of war with Germany.
  28. 1952 Saturday: King Farouk I of Egypt abdicates in the wake of a coup led by Gamal Abdel Nasser.  Meanwhile, Argentina’s first lady, Eva Peron, died in Buenos Aires at age 33.
  29. 1953 Sunday: Fidel Castro began his revolt against Fulgencio Batista with an unsuccessful attack on an army barracks in eastern Cuba.  Castro ousted Batista in 1959.
  30. 1956 Thursday: The Italian liner Andrea Doria sank off New England, some 11 hours after colliding with the Swedish liner Stockholm; at least 51 people died.  Elsewhere in the world, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal.
  31. 1964 Sunday: Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa is convicted on fraud and racketeering charges.  
  32. 1965 Monday: The 94th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg left the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy nominated Goldberg to fill the seat of Associate Justice Felix Frankfurter.   Goldberg served from September 28, 1962, until today.  He would go on to become the sixth U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
  33. 1970 Sunday: The Cincinnati Reds’ Johnny Bench hits 3 consecutive home runs off the Philadelphia Phillies’ pitcher Steve Carlton.
  34. 1971 Monday: Apollo 15, the fourth manned moon mission, takes off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Elsewhere- at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas, Muhammad Ali scores a TKO on his opponent, Jimmy Ellis at the 2:10-minute mark of Round 12 in a scheduled 12 round heavyweight bout.  The fight is for the vacant NABF- North American Boxing Federation- heavyweight title.  With the win, Ali’s pro record went to 32-1 while with the loss, Ellis’ record went to 30-7.
  35. 1981 Sunday: New York City Mayor Ed Koch receives the Heimlich maneuver to alleviate a choking incident at a Chinese restaurant.
  36. 1983 Tuesday: Astronomers witness flashes of light on Io, one of Jupiter’s moons.
  37. 1984 Thursday: The Montreal Expos’ Pete Rose ties the record set by Ty Cobb by hitting his 3,052nd single.
  38. 1990 Thursday: In Lafayette, California, Brent Mydland, the fourth keyboardist of the Grateful Dead[iii], died of a drug-related overdose on this date; he was 37 years old.  Meanwhile, President George H. W. Bush signs the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  39. 1993 Monday: Boeing 737-500 crashes in South Korea, 66 killed.
  40. 1994 Tuesday: During struggles between the Kurds and Iraqis in neighboring Iraq, the Turkish air force bombs the Kurds.
  41. 1998 Sunday: AT&T and British Telecommunications PLC announced they were forming a joint venture to combine international operations and develop a new Internet system.
  42. 1999 Monday: At Christie’s auction house in New York, 1,500 pieces of Marilyn Monroe’s personal items went on display.  The items went on sale later in the year.
  43. 2002 Friday: The Republican-led House vote 295-132, to create the enormous Homeland Security Department in the biggest government reorganization in decades, this following the horrendous terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
  44. 2006 Wednesday: In a dramatic turnaround from her first murder trial, Andrea Yates was found not guilty by reason of insanity by a Houston jury in the bathtub drownings of her five children; she was committed to a state mental hospital.  She had initially been convicted of murder but had her conviction overturned.
  45. 2010 Monday: Thanks to PFC Bradley Manning, over 92,000 secret documents regarding the war in Afghanistan are released to the public in one of the largest security leaks that has ever happened in history.
  46. 2012 Thursday: President of France, Francois Hollande finalizes a deal with Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara to forgive $4.7 billion dollars in debt incurred by the Ivory Coast when it was a French Colonial Outpost.
  47. 2013 Friday: A Boeing 787 Dreamliner is grounded by Qatar Airways; a minor technical issue is reported, increasing pressure on Boeing to address possible electrical problems with its latest new jet.  Meanwhile, Ariel Castro, the man who’d imprisoned three women in his Cleveland home, subjecting them to a decade of rapes and beatings, pleaded guilty to 937 counts in a deal to avoid the death penalty.  The POS later took his life in prison.  Meanwhile, famous singer-songwriter-musician J.J. Cale died at age
  48. 2014 Saturday: U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Central American leaders, asking their assistance in curbing the flood of children attempting to immigrate; Obama asserted that children without proper documentation would be returned to their home countries.
  49. 2015 Sunday: The daughter of singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown- Bobbi Kristina Brown- dies at age 22 in a drug-induced coma.
  50. 2016 Tuesday: American candy maker Mars, Inc., loses its head, Forrest E. Mars Jr. at age 84.
  51. 2017 Wednesday: President Donald J. Trump announced on Twitter that he would not “accept or allow” transgenders to serve in the U.S. military.  After a legal battle, the Department of Defense approved a new policy requiring most individuals to serve in their birth genders as they should.
  52. 2018 Thursday: Facebook has a terrible day for a public company trading on the stock market losing $119 billion in market value or 19%.   Meanwhile, a court-imposed order to reunite sniveling illegal alien kids with their incarcerated parents comes and goes what with 700 wailing for their parents.  It is what it is, illegal aliens- leave your kids at home.
  53. 2019 Friday: The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee warns of Russian interference in the upcoming 2020 Presidential Election.  Next, the House of Representatives passes a $2.7 trillion budget deal- is the money coming from communist China?  Meanwhile, the House Oversight Committee okays subpoenas to obtain White House text messages and emails on various staffers personal accounts in the long hunt to bring down the 45th president.
  54. 2020 Sunday: Olivia De Havilland, last surviving member of the “Gone with the Wind” cast dies at age 104.  Sadly, the American left now says that “Gone with the Wind” is a racist movie and must be canceled.  Folks, history is history, both good and bad, and we should learn from it rather than commit it to a memory hole and send it on a one-way journey.  Alas, we must crush the leftists, enough is enough, they are akin to a cancer gobbling away at one’s testicles (or vagina, depending on which way you are- two genders, folks, two genders).
  55. 2020 Sunday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– The Beijing Bat Flu, the one Xi Jinping sent to the rest of the world, continues trashing the world as the escapee from the Wuhan Institute of Virology continues taking names and calling numbers.  Here are the stats for the globe for today: 16,189,581 confirmed cases, UP 279,824 cases, 647,784 confirmed deaths, UP 5,895, and 9,344,883 confirmed recoveries, UP 180,183.  In the United States, here are the stats for today: 4,308,420 confirmed cases, UP 58,040, 149,112 confirmed deaths, UP 519, and 1,296,612 confirmed recoveries, UP 19,175.
  56. 2020 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington state- here are the stats, Golden State first: 453,659 confirmed cases, 8,416 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 1,683 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,179 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 52,465 confirmed cases, 1,501 confirmed deaths, and like other mostly BLUE locales, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  For the heck of it, let’s look at Tennessee.  Here are their numbers: 93.936 confirmed cases, 967 confirmed deaths, but 54,730 confirmed recoveries.  There is light at the end of the tunnel…
  57. 2020 Sunday C: George Soros-engineered Trouble: Tonight, is the 59th straight day of rioting, looting, arson, and rape in Portland, Oregon.  Federal law enforcement agents are on site but the leftwing garbage making up Antifa and Black Lives Matter is using everything from sharpened umbrellas, sharpened PVC pipe, frozen water bottles, bricks, Molotov cocktails, lasers, commercial grade fireworks, cinder blocks, and whatever else the money of Beijing and George Soros can buy them.  Time to start cracking heads and disappearing people…
  58. 2021 Monday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 195,310,474 confirmed cases, +421,710, 4,182,072 confirmed deaths, +6,853 and 177,102,267 confirmed recoveries, +336,684.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,272,509 confirmed cases, UP 76,044 from yesterday’s reporting, 626,986 confirmed deaths, UP 224, [iv] and 29,542,509 confirmed recoveries, UP 30,600.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [v]  
  59. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 308,544 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 95,534 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  60. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,916,002 confirmed cases, 64,267 confirmed deaths, and 2,091,766 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,525,342 confirmed cases, 38,670 confirmed deaths, and 2,277,524 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 40,659 confirmed cases, 527 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 470,748 confirmed cases, 6,137 confirmed deaths, and 229,906 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Arizona: they have 918,609 confirmed cases, 18,171 confirmed deaths, and 875,389 confirmed recoveries. [vi]    
  61. 2021 Monday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 862,717 confirmed cases, 6,461 confirmed deaths, and 843,855 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Timor-Leste, 160th country on the list: 10,348 cases of the virus, 26 confirmed deaths and 9,627 confirmed recoveries. [vii]     
  62. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,144.31, UP 82.76 points (+0.24%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,840.71, UP 3.72 points (+0.025%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,422.30, UP 10.51 points (+0.24%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.98 per barrel, +0.09 (+0.13%).  The price of GOLD is $1,799.00 per troy oz., -0.20 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.21 per troy ounce, -0.11 (-0.43%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,063.10 per troy oz, -7.00 (-0.65%) while the price of COPPER is $4.61 per pound, +0.02 (+0.58%). [viii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,646.54 per troy oz, -10.49 (-0.39%). [ix] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-1.08%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $720,000.00 per ton, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,503.25 per ton, -4.00 (-0.16%). [x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.04.     In Falklands Islands Pound, one greenback equals 0.708843 and in Fijian Dollar, a buck equals 2.06 and in French Pacific Franc, one dollar equals 100.90 of theirs.[xi]       
  63. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.332 per gallon, $2.967 in Florida, $4.065 in Hawaii, and $3.837 in Washington state. [xii]    Let’s look at one other location- Iowa: $2.983.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Uganda: $4.505 per U.S. Gallon.[xiii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,568,407,681,913 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiv]  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 Germany, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Bermuda with $73 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  64. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 125 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and her 31st day since her one and only visit to the El Paso Sector along the border.  Sadly, for the country, the invasion of the United States continues around the clock as thousands cross every single day into the country, turning themselves over to border authorities, and then being distributed across the entire country.   We learned today that Joe Biden’s halting of the border wall project is costing U.S. taxpayers $3 million per day in shut down costs, security costs, and other incidental costs. 
  65. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, raised an important question: ‘Where was U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ warning to all the illegals flooding across the southern border?’  After all, the DHS secretary warned Cubans NOT to venture to the United States as they would be denied entry into the United States.   Meanwhile, Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, says the Biden halt on building the border wall is “a crime against nature and intelligence.”  Next, Governor Kristi Noem journeyed to the Tex-Mex border today to view the ongoing Joe Biden-caused crisis occurring there around the clock.
  66. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– The Tunisian president has shuttered the doors on the nation’s parliament amid rising civil unrest.  Elsewhere, the Russians did some chest-thumping today by announcing the development of a ‘doomsday plane.’  What is this?  A nuclear-powered aircraft that can remain in the skies overhead 24/7/365 armed with nuclear weapons?  That would be something.  Meanwhile, we learned today that HUNTER BIDEN’S art agent has had DEEP TIES to communist China since 2014.  Say it ain’t so, drooling Joe!  All this talk about ‘ethics’ regarding Hunter Biden’s crooked dealings is nothing more than BULLSHIT.
  67. 2021 Monday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– France announced that it warned the United States back in 2015 about the COVID-19 experiments going on in the Wuhan Institute of Virology.  Did the U.S. take note of the warning?  It seems not.   Likewise, Rep. Mo Brooks, R-AL 5th congressional district, says of the Chi-Vi that ‘COVID-19 is part of the Chi-Coms unrestricted biowarfare program against the United States.’  It is getting close to time when we should light these communist SOBs up with as many neutron bombs as we can muster.  Right on cue, drooling Joe Biden plans to keep travel restrictions, i.e., mask requirements, in place citing the various COVID-19 variants.  Hey, Joe!  How about closing the f**king southern border?   (Note- none of us believe that Joe Biden can tell his ass from a hole in the ground.  Yes, that’s cruel, we know it, but so apropos).
  68. 2021 Monday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– A national debate continues over the wearing/not wearing of masks in schools as the first day of instruction draws closer.  However, we learned today that on Friday, Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki said that the White House is ‘NOT mandating Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccinations for White House staff.’  Wow.  What’s good enough for them is good enough for us.   Elsewhere, as the war against the unvaccinated continues, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, says the ‘ban on the unvaccinated is akin to segregation.’  Amen.  In other Chi-Vi news, the Veterans Administration becomes the first federal agency requiring EVERY health care employee to be vaccinated for Wuhan Virus Crisis. 
  69. 2021 Monday K: Health and Medical Alerts– California will now require proof of vaccination for the China Virus from ALL state workers no matter who you are.   Regarding the Chi-Com Beijing Bug, a new Rasmussen Poll says that public opinion of the media’s COVID-19 coverage has soured since President Donald J. Trump left the White House.   Elsewhere, Pfizer and Moderna- according to a report- are going to expand their ongoing studies into Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines for kids aged 5-to-11.  The kids don’t need the damned vaccines, folks.
  70. 2021 Monday L: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Wisconsin GOP lawmakers are now promising a forensic audit of the 2020 Elections in their state.  We know a great deal of election fraud occurred in the Cheese Head State in the hours post-Election Day.
  71. 2021 Monday M: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Biden regime is demanding that citizenship for the DREAMERS- illegal aliens brought here as brats- must be included in the $3.5 trillion budget bill.  Oh, really? 
  72. 2021 Monday N: Political News I– Rep. Nancy Mace, R-SC 1st congressional district, has unveiled a new bill today, the “Free Britney Act” in honor of pop star Britney Spears who is trapped in a conservatorship run by her father.  We hope she is able to get out of this cruel and highly unnecessary imposition on her life and that perhaps her leeching father will end up in the slammer.  Meanwhile, Senator Mike Lee, R-UT, says that ‘Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill will create a reverse Robin Hood effect by which, the rich will get richer and the poor poorer.’  Amen.  Speaking of the infrastructure bill, President Donald J. Trump says that the GOP must wait on passing this mess until after the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.  Amen to this, too.
  73. 2021 Monday O: Political News II– A new poll says that a whopping 81-percent of the American people are alarmed by the growing presence of the Chi-Coms across the United States government as well as their presence in media and popular culture.  The American people also are fearful that the Chi-Coms are buying up vast tracts of U.S. farmland.  This crap must stop, and the Chi-Coms must be booted from everything into which, their evil tentacles have slithered. 
  74. 2021 Monday P: Political News III– “America’s Mayor” Rudy Giuliani continues to blast Joe Biden for cozying up with communists while the Cuban people continue protesting for their freedom! [xv]  In fact, over the weekend in Washington, D.C., a crowd of Cuban Americans showed up and raised their voices in front of the White House, demanding the Biden regime do something to help their friends, relatives, neighbors, and fellow citizens.  Speaking of protests, another good-sized crowd showed up in front of the Joestapo D.C. headquarters where more than 500 Capitol Hill protesters are still being held and abused.  For whatever reason, the D.C. Joestapo is trying to crush out the spirits of American patriots by abusing and mistreating these people who six months after the ‘incident’ are still being denied bail.  Whatever happened to bail reform? 
  75. 2021 Monday Q: Political News IV– Rep. Tom Emmer, R-MN 6th congressional district, head of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) guarantees that the GOP is going to retire U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, D-CA 12th congressional district, ‘PERMANENTLY.’  Man, she needs to be retired now.  The nonagenarian, disheveled, lemon-sucking speaker should have been retired years ago.  We hope you are able to keep your word on this.  We would rather see Rep. “Shtupping Steny” Hoyer, DS-MD 5th congressional district, running the show.  
  76. 2021 Monday R: Political News V– Tomorrow is the beginning of U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s Stalinist show trial- the January 06, 2021, Capitol Hill Riots Select Committee- and all eyes are on Washington, D.C. for the SHOW TRIAL OF THE CENTURY!  Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-FL 1st congressional district, says that House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, 23rd congressional district, MUST PULL Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY At-Large district, and Rep. Adam “Kiss Ass” Kinzinger, RINO-IL 16th congressional district, from the select committee.  We agree.  IF Leader McCarthy fails to do this, AICPENDBLOG.COM members in California will work at getting him out in November 2022.  In other news, Donald Trump Jr. is leading in favorability polls.   (Leader McCarthy did label Kinzinger and Cheney as little more than “Pelosi Republicans.”  How true.  Vote this scum out of office).
  77. 2021 Monday S: Miscellaneous News I– A New Jersey woman continues to suffer daily fines of $250 for putting out signs that are derogatory of enfeebled Joe Biden in her front yard.  Where can the AICPENDBLOG.COM send money to help you continue putting out these patriotic signs?  In other miscellaneous news, Chef Lilah Paulikovich of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day says that over the weekend when she was citing VAERS on our Twitter page that a reader said you ‘can’t take everything the federal Vaccine Adverse Effects Reporting System says.’  That left her somewhat flabbergasted as she said to this individual that ‘you liberals drop to your knees in front of big government on everything else it says so why not VAERS?’  No answer to her question.  Isn’t it amazing how libs always pick and choose which government entities they choose to follow or quote?
  78. 2021 Monday T: Economic News– Bitcoin’s rise has helped to lift all other cryptocurrencies up in value although the ‘Tether’ cryptocurrency is being investigated for possible bank fraud.  Elsewhere, Dutch company Philips beats Q2 forecasts ahead of respirator device recall.  In other economic news, Irish budget airlines Ryanair projects 100 million passengers this year.  Even though they have had some downturns, they are bullish on their future.
  79. 2021 Monday U: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– Noted communist financier George Soros has funded more than $1 million to help ‘Defund the Police’ efforts across the United States.  When the hell is Black Ops going to run this bastard to earth and whack him?  Enough is flipping enough already.  In other news, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, DS-NY, aka the Love Gov, aka the Gropin’ Gov, is questioning the neutrality of the Empire State’s prosecutors who are investigating the cretin for a variety of crimes such as sexual assault, killing nursing home residents by seeding facilities with Chi-Vi-infected patients, and other crimes.  We hope to see the governor wearing an orange jump suit sometime soon.  Elsewhere, lawyers for so-called ‘QAnon Shaman’ Jacob Chansley are trying to get their client released now that he is suffering from mental illness due to his ongoing mistreatment in the Joestapo jail in Washington, D.C.  LET THESE PEOPLE OUT OF PRISON NOW- this is not America.  IF it is, you are behaving like the federal government did back when the accused assassins of President Abraham Lincoln were mistreated and tortured.  This is NOT good.
  80. 2021 Monday V: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– House Democrats are unifying behind their goal of dirtying the souls of EVERY American by stripping away the Hyde and Helms Amendments that prohibit using taxpayer dollars to fund abortions in the United States (Hyde Amendment) and abroad (Helms Amendment).  WTF do the taxpayers have to fund abortions for women both here in the United States and across the world.  WTF is wrong with these evil people?  They are putting bullseyes on their backs, that’s for sure.  (Note- the Democrats and the RINOs reap big rewards from money culled from the sale of fetal body parts that end up in their hip pockets via political donations).
  81. 2021 Monday W: Big Tech News– In an all-too common occurrence, hackers hacked into What’s App and got the information from approximately 1,500 U.S. government employees as well as from journalists and activists.  It’s almost as if BIG TECH permits this kind of crap to happen.   Elsewhere, Amazon.com is pushing to get individual apartment keys from building superintendents so as to enter people’s apartments ostensibly to leave people’s packages inside.  Wow.  What could go wrong with this?
  82. 2021 Monday X: Natural Disasters News– Due to a massive sandstorm raging in Utah, at least seven people were killed in a massive vehicle pileup and numerous other people injured.  Elsewhere, five firefighters who suffered fire burns in the Devil’s Creek, Montana, are recovering.  God bless you, folks!
  83. 2021 Monday Y: Sports News I– A U.S. medical student has won an Olympics first and won GOLD in fencing.  She beat a Russian out.  Excellent.  Meanwhile, U.S. Army Lt. Amber English won a GOLD medal in skeet shooting.  In other Olympics news, four new sports are debuting this year: karate, surfing, skateboarding, and competitive climbing.   Sadly, viewing numbers for the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics are way, way down.  Maybe get rid of the WOKE bullshit? 
  84. 2021 Monday Z: U.S. Military News– As all hell continues breaking across Afghanistan, the U.S. military says that it will support its Afghan allies with continued airstrikes against Taliban and al-Qaida targets.  Light ‘em up.
  85. 2022 Tuesday: I would love to sit down with “Lyin’ Liz” Cheney, the soon-to-be ex-representative from Wyoming and tell this incredibly stupid bi**h that the more she and her cronies go after President Donald J. Trump, the stronger they make him and his movement.  I know Democrats who want to see Joe Biden relegated to the dumpster fire of history and President Trump and pro-America politicians and bureaucrats returned to the White House and government.  Sadly, when people are as ignorant as are “Lyin’ Liz” and Adam “Kiss Ass” Kinzinger, they cannot see the path before them, only the one behind them, the one they cannot interpretate properly.  We, the American people are tired of these lying scumbags and will go to the ends of the Earth to get every single one of them out of office beginning with “Lyin’ Liz.”  You can count on it.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0903 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sand, Verbenas, and Red Rocks.”  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.  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.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  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 stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, 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- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next album from Beach Boys’ wunderkind, Brian Wilson, “Pet Sounds Live,” came out on June 12, 2002.  (Note- we at the AICPENDBLOG.COM occasionally get our dates mixed up, this we have two albums that appear earlier than several of the previous offerings- it is what it is, please oblige us.  Thank you).  This album features the complete “Pet Sounds” album performed in its entirety in Great Britain earlier in the year.  Once again, the sensational composer has a stellar cast of musicians accompanying him and the album from 1966 appears in its glorious entirety in the way Wilson wanted it to appear.   There are 14 tunes here (16 on the Japanese exclusive release later in the year which includes what we would think are the encore tunes) which are startlingly enchanting recreation of a glorious album from an equally glorious time.  We hope you will seek this one out at your favorite haunt for music and consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure; we think you will be glad that you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] One of the greatest saxophonists of his time, he performed with numerous bands but primarily the Rolling Stones.  We shared the music of the Stones beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members solo projects.

[ii] We began promoting the music of Queen- as well as its individual members (Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon)- on Monday, 14-January-2019 through Monday, 01-April-2019.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

[iv] 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)

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

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

[vii] 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)

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

[ix] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xv] Mayor Rudy also pointed out the very evident fact that slobbering Joe Biden needs to be committed to a nursing home.

203. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2022

2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I- The ‘Mark of the Beast’ attitude continues what with a New Jersey hospital firing SIX employees who said ‘NO’ to getting one of the Chi-Vi vaccines. Whatever happened to ‘my body, my choice?’ Obviously, it doesn’t count here.

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203. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2022:

U.S. Attorneys General John J. Crittenden and James Speed; U.S. Secretaries of the Interior Thomas Ewing and Douglas McKay; U.S. Secretary of State John M. Clayton; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury William M. Meredith and Henry Morgenthau Jr.; Chef James “JT” Tobiason, Bad Company featuring Brian Howe, the Eagles featuring Don Henley, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, the Monkees, the Spencer Davis Group featuring Eddie Hardin, and Supertramp featuring Rick Davies:

  1. 259 Friday: St. Dionysius becomes the 25th Roman Catholic Pope, replacing Sixtus II, the 24th pontiff.  St. Dionysius served from today until December 26, 268 while his predecessor served from August 30, 257 until August 6, 258.   
  2. 1298 Tuesday: At the Battle of Falkirk, the British defeat the Scots putting them under English control.
  3. 1306 Thursday: King Philip the Fair orders the expulsion of ALL Jews from France.
  4. 1515 Thursday: The Congress of Vienna settles issues between Poland and the Holy Roman Empire.
  5. 1587 Wednesday: An English colony fated to vanish under mysterious circumstances was established on the island of Roanoke off the coast of North Carolina.
  6. 1676 Wednesday: The reign of the 239th Roman Catholic Pope Clement IX ended on this date.  He first became Vicar of Christ on April 29, 1670 and guided his global flock from then until today.
  7. 1796 Friday: General Moses Cleveland founded the city of Cleveland on this date.
  8. 1798 Sunday: For the first time since being launched on October 21, 1797, the USS Constitution was underway and out to sea on this date.
  9. 1812 Wednesday: At the Battle of Salamanca in Spain, English troops commanded by the Duke of Wellington defeated the French.
  10. 1850 Monday: The 18th U.S. Secretary of State John M. Clayton left office on this date.  A member of several political parties including the National Republican, Whig, and American Parties, he served under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from March 08, 1849, until today.  Next, the 22nd U.S. Attorney General John J. Crittenden assumed office on this date.  A member also of numerous political parties, he served under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from today until March 04, 1853.  Meanwhile, Senator Thomas Ewing, W-OH, the first U.S. Secretary of the Interior left office on this date.  He served under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from March 08,1848 until today.   
  11. 1850 Monday A: The 19th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William M. Meredith left office on this date.  A Federalist, then a Whig, and finally a Republican, he served under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from March 08, 1849, until today.
  12. 1862 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln presented to his Cabinet a preliminary draft of the Emancipation Proclamation; however, he did not release it until the Union began experiencing battlefield success.
  13. 1866 Sunday: The 27th U.S. Attorney General James Speed left office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from December 02, 1864, until today.
  14. 1893 Saturday: Wellesley College professor Katharine Lee Bates visited the summit of Pikes Peak, where she was inspired to write the original version of her poem, “America the Beautiful.”
  15. 1916 Saturday: A bomb went off during a Preparedness Day parade in San Francisco, California, killing 10 people.
  16. 1926 Thursday: Babe Ruth caught a baseball at Mitchell Field in New York.  What made this event so unique is that an airplane flying at 250 feet dropped it.
  17. 1933 Saturday: American aviator Wiley Post completed his first solo flight around the world as he returned to New York’s Floyd Bennett Field after traveling for 7 days, 18.75 hours.
  18. 1934 Sunday: Bank robber John Dillinger was shot to death by federal agents outside Chicago’s Biograph Theater, where he had just seen the Clark Gable movie, “Manhattan Melodrama.”
  19. 1937 Thursday: The U.S. Senate rejects a bid by Democrat President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to enlarge (‘stack’) the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS).
  20. 1939 Saturday: The first black female judge in the history of the United States —Jane Matilda Bolin—assumes her post in New York City.
  21. 1940 Monday: Following Adolf Hitler putting out peace feelers to the Brits, Lord Halifax, the British foreign secretary, rebuffs the Fuhrer by telling him that until others have freedom, Great Britain will continue the fight and won’t submit.  This, of course, outrages the Nazi leader.  He had hopes that the German and British peoples which have much in common could ally together in the fight against global Bolshevism, but the Brits are having none of it.
  22. 1941 Tuesday: Architects presented the plans for the Pentagon to the House Subcommittee of Appropriations.  On the Eastern Front, Axis forces continue steamrolling across the Soviet Union.  The problems the Axis troops are facing is that as they head east, Russia opens up like a great funnel which dilutes the strength of the Axis forces.  That’s bad enough but stories of the atrocities the Nazis are committing behind the lines against civilians- notably communist party members and Jews- is stiffening the backbones of the Red Army soldiers.  Even without help in sight, they trade their lives to buy time for their comrades farther east to prepare defenses.   Still, Operation Barbarossa rolls forward.
  23. 1942 Wednesday: The Nazis began transporting Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto to the Treblinka Death Camp.  Meanwhile, back along the Atlantic Seaboard in the United States, gasoline-rationing involving the use of coupons commenced.  Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater, the Japanese are continuing their advance across New Guinea placing Australia in danger.
  24. 1943 Thursday: American forces led by General George S. Patton captured Palermo, Sicily, during World War II.  At least 50,000 Italian troops- about the size of a division- are trapped in the western portion of the island and without relief will have to lay down their arms and become prisoners of war.  Not long ago, Il Duce Benito Mussolini guaranteed his ally, Adolf Hitler, that the Fascists would continue the fight.
  25. 1944 Saturday: The Soviet military authorities set up the Polish National Liberation Committee. In essence, they are telling the Free Polish government broadcasting orders to the Polish people from London, ‘you aren’t in charge here.’  Soviet forces capture the strategic city of Chelmno and redouble their efforts at encircling Lublin, Poland.  Meanwhile, in London, Rick Davies, future keyboardist, and vocalist with the rock group, Supertramp[i], is born in Swindon, England.
  26. 1945 Sunday: As Allied bombers continue blasting Japan, the Japanese government still is not ready to throw in the towel.  Tokyo still thinks it can negotiate a peace and tells the Allies; we are ‘open to peace feelers but not to outright surrender.’  The Imperial Japanese are determined to defend their home islands to the bitter end no matter the cost.
  27. 1945 Sunday A: The 52nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau Jr. left office on this date.  A Democrat, Secretary Morgenthau served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from January 01, 1934, until today.
  28. 1946 Monday: The militant Zionist group Irgun blew up a wing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, killing 91 people and wounding many more. 
  29. 1947 Tuesday: Don Henley, future drummer, and vocalist with the Eagles[ii] is born on this date in Gilmer, Texas.
  30. 1949 Friday: Chef James “JT” Tobiason—future blogger at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day—was born on this date.
  31. 1953 Wednesday: In Portsmouth, England, future second vocalist for Bad Company[iii]– Brian Howe- is born.  He would take the place of Paul Rodgers when the famed vocalist for both Free and the original Bad Company left the band to work with Jimmy Page in the Firm.
  32. 1955 Friday: The first vice president to preside over a president’s cabinet meeting—Richard M. Nixon in support of President Dwight D. Eisenhower—does so on this date.
  33. 1959 Wednesday: In Salem, Oregon, the former 35th U.S. Interior Secretary Douglas McKay died at age 66.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, to April 15, 1956.
  34. 1963 Monday: Sonny Liston knocks out Floyd Patterson at the 2:10 minute mark in the first round of their scheduled 15-round heavyweight title fight.  Besides putting his record to 35-1, Liston retained the WBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight titles of the world and won the inaugural WBC heavyweight title.  As for Patterson, the loss put his record to 38-4.
  35. 1965 Thursday: BBC-TV in England debuted “Till Death Us Do Part” on this date.
  36. 1967 Saturday: Jimi Hendrix[iv] calls it ‘quits’ opening for the Monkees[v] on their U.S. tour.
  37. 1969 Tuesday: Aretha Franklin undergoes arrest in Detroit, Michigan, for disturbing the peace.
  38. 1975 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives votes to restore citizenship to General Robert E. Lee, he, of Civil War fame.
  39. 1982 Thursday: In the largest mass wedding ever, the Reverend Sun Myung Moon married 2,200 couples in New York City’s Madison Square Garden.
  40. 1986 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives impeaches Federal Judge Harry E. Clairborne on grounds of income tax evasion.
  41. 1987 Wednesday: To protect them from possible Iranian assault, the United States Navy commenced escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti oil tankers up and down the Persian Gulf.  Because the Iraqis were kicking Iranian butt in the Iran-Iraq War, the Iranians wanted to widen the war to which, the United States under President Ronald Reagan told them, “NO.”
  42. 1991 Thursday: Police in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, arrested sick f**k Jeffrey Dahmer, who later confessed to murdering 17 men and boys.  Dahmer ended up dying in prison after another inmate beat him to death in general population.
  43. 1992 Saturday: Colombian drug cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar escapes from his luxury prison near the city of Medellin.  Security forces eventually located him in December 1992, stormed his compound and killed the degenerate cocaine baron.   
  44. 1994 Monday: O.J. Simpson pleads “Absolutely 100-percent not-guilty” of murder.
  45. 1995 Saturday: Worthless mother Susan Smith is found guilty of murdering her two young children in South Carolina so she could be with her boyfriend.
  46. 1998 Wednesday: The frigging Iranians tested a medium-range missile capable of hitting Saudi Arabia or Israel on this date.  
  47. 1999 Thursday: In Rome, N.Y., the 30th anniversary music festival celebrating the original Woodstock Music and Arts Festival of 1969 begins.  None of the bands there could ever approximate the original performers and add to that the fact the concert temperatures were over 100 degrees plus, people became violent and battled with one another bringing the mess to an end on the 25th.  Some said the fiasco was ‘the day the music died,’ a comment attributed to San Francisco Examiner journalist Jane Ganahi.  Yes, we think it did die there what with a mishmash of various groups.   The fact that people fought with each other, there were sexual assaults, rapes, arson, and looting says that this event was NOT about ‘peace and love.’  Nope.  Can’t rekindle the magic.
  48. 2000 Saturday: Astronomers at the University of Arizona announced they had a 17th moon orbiting Jupiter.
  49. 2003 Tuesday: Saddam Hussein’s two miserable sons Odai and Qusai died during a gunfight with U.S. forces in northern Iraq.  Elsewhere, a fire broke out near the top of the Eiffel Tower.  French authorities evacuated approximately 4,000 people sans any reported injuries.
  50. 2004 Thursday: The September 11 commission’s final report hit the news on this date.  The 575-page report concluded that hijackers exploited “deep institutional failings within our government.”  The commission released it to the White House a day before.  This report has led many 9-11 Truthers to blame George W. Bush for allowing the jihadist scum to attack the United States so the President could launch a war with Iraq.  This is a bunch of felonious bull crap as EVERYONE—we repeat—EVERYONE believed Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.
  51. 2005 Friday: A labor agreement ended an NHL lockout that canceled the previous hockey season. 
  52. 2008 Tuesday: Tropical Storm Dolly spun into a hurricane as it headed toward the U.S.-Mexico border.  Meanwhile, European Union ministers agreed to toughen sanctions against murderous thug-dictator President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe to pressure him to share power with the opposition.  Finally, actress Estelle Getty died in Los Angeles, California, at age 84.
  53. 2009 Wednesday: The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century, lasting up to 6 minutes and 38.8 seconds occurred over parts of Asia and the Pacific Ocean.
  54. 2011 Friday: The International Monetary Fund approves a new three-year loan deal for Haiti, $60 million and cancels its $268 million debt.  Elsewhere, Anders Breivik, a self-described “militant nationalist,” massacred 69 people at a Norwegian island youth retreat after detonating a bomb in nearby Oslo that killed eight others in the nation’s worst violence since World War II.  Breivik was angry over the massive importation of Muslims into his homeland.
  55. 2012 Sunday:  India elects Pranab Mukherjee as its new President.
  56. 2013 Monday: Scientific studies reveal that dolphins have unique names for one another in much the same way as do human beings.  Elsewhere, frenzied crowds of Roman Catholics in Rio de Janeiro mobbed the car carrying Pope Francis as he returned to his home continent for the first time as pontiff, embarking on a seven-day visit.  Meanwhile, the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton, gave birth to a son, Prince George, who became third in line to the British throne after Prince Charles and Prince William.
  57. 2014 Tuesday: A case of bubonic plague in the Chinese province of Gansu prompts quarantines in parts of the city of Yumen; while outbreaks are rare, the disease can be contracted by contact with fleas from wild rodents.
  58. 2015 Wednesday: Eddie Hardin of the Spencer Davis Group[vi] and Axis Point[vii] died from a heart attack on this date.  
  59. 2016 Friday: In Munich, Germany, a shooter murders 9 people at the Olympia shopping mall and then turns the gun on himself.   Meanwhile, Democratic Party 2016 Presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton announces Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice-presidential nominee and running mate.
  60. 2017 Saturday: The United States Navy and President Donald J. Trump christened the newest aircraft carrier to the fleet, the USS Gerald R. Ford, on this date.    Meanwhile, in San Antonio, Texas, one of the worst incidents of tragedy in human trafficking occurs as 10 illegal aliens die in the back of an overheated semi-truck trailer.   
  61. 2018 Sunday: In response to a hateful speech by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, President Donald J. Trump sends out a Tweet in which, he warns the s-hole nation of “CONSEQUENCES.”  The Iranians would be wise to listen to the 45th president as he is not- we repeat NOT- the 44th president who was Pro-Iranian to the bone.   Meanwhile, in anti-gun Toronto, Canada, a shooter kills 2 and wounds 13 before being shot dead by law enforcement.
  62. 2019 Monday: The latest Marvel Comics superhero film, “Avengers: Endgame,” surpasses “Avatar” as the world’s highest-grossing film pulling in $2.9 billion.  People love the comic book movies it says a lot about the public paying big bucks to watch this schlock.   Meanwhile, Pakistani President Imran Khan meets with President Donald J. Trump at the White House on a state visit.   Elsewhere, in northwestern Syria at Maarat al-Numan, Russian warplanes in support of Syrian government forces kill at least 31 civilians.   Finally, President Donald J. Trump says that the ‘U.S. could win the war in Afghanistan in one week.’  “I just don’t want to kill 10 million people.  If I wanted to win that war, Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the earth.”  (Mr. President, this is why God gave the United States the neutron bomb- use them!).
  63. 2020 Wednesday: The U.S. State Department orders the closure- by this Friday- of the People’s Republic of (Communist) China’s consulate in Houston, Texas.  The Chinese within the facility immediately start a bonfire with which to eliminate all sensitive documents but everyone knows the Houston consulate (and most of the others) are hotbeds for hostile spying on everything in the area: U.S. air force and other military bases, the U.S. space program, and bio research, especially into the Chinese-manufactured Bat Flu pandemic sweeping the planet.  Meanwhile reports inform the world that everyday PRC warplanes are buzzing Taiwan, a free nation the communists are determined to reclaim.  STAND STRONG TAIWAN!  We advocate for a return of the Two-China policy by which, Taiwan becomes a free and independent nation as they were before the United Nations threw them under the bus in favor of the PRC- Chi-Com money bought them Taiwan’s seat in the U.N. and on the U.N. Security Council.      
  64. 2020 Wednesday A: President Donald J. Trump- with Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr, FBI Director Christopher A. Wray, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf, and numerous others- announces to the nation Operation Legend, a partnership between federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to reclaim the streets from violent left-wing (and we believe communist China-funded) mobs that are murdering innocent civilians and harming countless others in numerous cities around the country.   These are standard, anti-crime-fighting activities the federal government has been carrying out for decades and all left-wing mayors and governors have been put on notice.
  65. 2020 Wednesday B: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 15,008,046 confirmed cases, UP by 233,159 cases, 617,902 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,303 deaths, and 8,511,330 confirmed recoveries, UP by 171,288 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,019,492 confirmed cases, UP by 123,689 new cases, 145,053 confirmed deaths, UP by 2,021 new deaths, and 1,185,757 confirmed recoveries, UP by 55,552 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).   
  66. 2020 Wednesday C: 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-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 413,576 confirmed cases, 7,883 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,418 confirmed cases, 24 confirmed deaths, and 1,084 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 48,575 confirmed cases, 1,465 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Florida: 379,619 confirmed number of cases, 5,459 confirmed number of deaths, and like Blue States, NO number of confirmed recoveries.  What’s up, Governor Ron DeSantis?  Acting like a Blue State governor?    
  67. 2020 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,005.84, UP 165.44 points (0.62%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,706.13, UP 25.76 points (0.24%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,276.02, UP 18.72 points (0.57%).  The price of GOLD is $1,868.80 per troy oz., +3.70 (+0.20%) while the price of SILVER is $23.20 per troy ounce, +0.061 (+0.26%).  The price of PLATINUM is $964.00 per troy oz, +6.60 (0.69%) while the price of COPPER is $2.92 per pound, -0.0045 (-0.15%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.82 per barrel, -0.08 (-0.19%).
  68. 2021 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 193,366,039 confirmed cases, +559,484, 4,150,648 confirmed deaths, +8,757 and 175,704,146 confirmed recoveries, +380,427.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,218,594 confirmed cases, UP 72,118 from yesterday’s reporting, 626,172 confirmed deaths, UP 364, [viii] and 29,478,173 confirmed recoveries, UP 19,770.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]  
  69. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 307,730 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 96,348 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  70. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,890,609 confirmed cases, 64,184 confirmed deaths, and 2,087,173 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,497,828 confirmed cases, 38,566 confirmed deaths, and 2,273,461 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 39,892 confirmed cases, 527 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 467,324 confirmed cases, 6,116 confirmed deaths, and 229,145 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Ohio: they have 1,120,120 confirmed cases, 20,449 confirmed deaths, and 1,089,482 confirmed recoveries. [x]    
  71. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 856,986 confirmed cases, 6,457 confirmed deaths, and 840,712 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Hong Kong, 156th FREE STATE on the list: 11,972 cases of the virus, 212 confirmed deaths and 11,690 confirmed recoveries. [xi]     
  72. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,823.35, UP 25.35 points (+0.073%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,684.60, UP 52.64 points (+0.36%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,367.48, UP 8.79 points (+0.20%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.70 per barrel, -0.22 (-0.31%).  The price of GOLD is $1,804.20 per troy oz., -1.30 (-0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $25.41 per troy ounce, +0.03 (+0.11%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,093.00 per troy oz, +2.40 (+0.22%) while the price of COPPER is $4.36 per pound, +0.02 (+0.48%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,723.12 per troy oz, +5.23 (+0.19%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $720,000.00 per troy oz., -5,000.00 (-0.69%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,466.00 per troy oz., +16.00 (+0.65%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.09.     In Croatia Kuna, one greenback equals 6.39 and in Cuban Peso, a buck equals 24.00 and in Czech Koruna, one dollar equals 21.77 of theirs. [xv]        
  73. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.320 per gallon, $2.977 in Florida, $4.091 in Hawaii, and $3.836 in Washington state. [xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Connecticut: $3.154.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Communist China: $4.477 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,553,133,360,269 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Canada, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is France with $111 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  74. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 121 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the CALAMITY occurring on the U.S.-Mexico border and to have done NOTHING about the crisis.  It’s also her 27th day since she has been to the border on her one and only trip with no mention as to when she might return to conduct a serious visit.  We await word of that momentous day if it should come because we would love to accompany “Willie Brown’s mattress.” 
  75. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– One America News shared the latest figures on the southern border mess as they always do.  First, here is the cost this day of carrying for multitudes of illegal aliens in U.S. custody: $539,396,352.  Next, here is the cost this year of caring for the illegal alien invaders: $221,909,319,680.  Moving on, here is the estimated number for illegals who have crossed into the U.S. this year: 2,274,392.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate of illegals in the U.S. as we speak: 36,274,392.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has said since the inception of this blog back in 2009 that the numbers back then were around 35-50 million illegals whereas now, we believe a much more honest number is between 75-100 million illegal aliens.  Folks, we need to round them up, imprison them, and then deport them in a nonstop reverse caravan of outgoing flights, on freighters, on freight trains, via buses, and even on foot.  The country cannot handle these people, nor do we want them running amok in our country.  DEFEND THE COUNTRY NOW. [xix]
  76. 2021 Thursday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said that the U.S., South Korea, and Japan will counter any malevolent activity the North Koreans might commit.  While this is awesome, there is no pushback against the Chi-Coms.  The Chi-Coms reject a plan by the World Health Organization to determine the origins of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, the Democrats remain under fire from human rights groups because they won’t call out their communist overlords for human rights violations.
  77. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The ‘Mark of the Beast’ attitude continues what with a New Jersey hospital firing SIX employees who said ‘NO’ to getting one of the Chi-Vi vaccines.  Whatever happened to ‘my body, my choice?’  Obviously, it doesn’t count here.  Meanwhile, the White House is reviewing whether it’s going to impose mask mandates on the American people whether they want them or not.   Elsewhere, One America News reported today that the VAERS website says that COVID-19-related deaths in the U.S. jumped from 11.1 thousand to 12.3 thousand deaths since the start of the year.  This number is higher than the combined deaths for all other vaccines in the country since the federal government began counting such incidents.  And they wonder WHY millions of Americans are reluctant to get vaccinated.  Finally, the National Football League says that if outbreaks of COVID-19 hits unvaccinated players and staff on a team, that team will forfeit games.  Wow.
  78. 2021 Thursday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Oklahoma state lawmaker Sean Roberts urges an election audit within his state and the fake news media goes berserk and begins attacking him from all sides.  Meanwhile, security analyst Seth Keshel says that President Donald J. Trump actually won Texas by 55-percent rather than the 43-percent certified by the state.  Hence why there are calls for an Arizona-style election audit in the Lone Star State.
  79. 2021 Thursday K: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden signed a bill with which to boost the Crime Victims Fund today.  Meanwhile, following yesterday’s town hall in Ohio, Joe continues being a laughingstock as there was less than less than 100 people in the auditorium with at least half of them being MSNBC employees.  The applause sounded canned as it has in other Joe Biden ‘appearances’ so it’s clear that most Americans see the drooling old dimwit as the usurper that he is.  How embarrassing.  Joe also is causing other consternation among his handlers as well as for the voice in his earpiece as now he is defending the Senate filibuster when a couple of weeks ago, he was calling it a ‘relic of Jim Crow.’  Come on, Joe, shake the damned cobwebs off, dude.  Come on, man!
  80. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden Regime News I– U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland is going to Chicago to help with efforts to stop out-of-control gun violence in the Windy City.  We wish him luck.  In other regime news, the CIA says that ‘100 agents and their families have become victims of the so-called ‘Havana Syndrome,’ what appears to be microwave or sonic attacks directed at buildings and their occupants or at individuals singled out for such attacks.  To our knowledge, no one has figured out what- exactly- is going on or how it’s being done.  We hope the government gets this under control and responds in kind- 100 times over.
  81. 2021 Thursday M: Political News I– U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, always sucking on that lemon, says she is going to forge ahead with her ‘January 06, 2021 Select Committee’ with just her best bud, Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY At-Large district, and maybe Rep. Adam “Kiss Ass” Kinzinger, RINO-IL 16th congressional district, as the ONLY ‘Republicans’ on the panel seeing as how House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, pulled the rest of his appointees following lemon-sucking Nancy booting two of his picks the day before.   Leader McCarthy called Pelosi’s ‘committee’ a ‘sham committee’ and says that the Republicans will create their own January 06, 2021 ‘select’ House committee and will seek the TRUTH.  “Mumbles” Pelosi says she doesn’t give a flying you-know-what.
  82. 2021 Thursday N: Political News II– Regarding “Mumbles” Pelosi’s ‘select committee,’ Rep. Jody Hice, R-GA 10th congressional district, says that the decrepit old House speaker is content to go it alone without any Republicans.  She claims it’s ‘deadly serious, that it’s about the Constitution, that it’s about finding the truth for the American people when everyone understands that this is the witch hunt of witch hunts and that past generations of patriotic American lawmakers from all parties are rolling around in their graves with this foul dingbat destroying the fabled U.S. House of Representatives.  Shame, Nancy, shame.
  83. 2021 Thursday O: Political News III– Former Detroit Police James Craig made it official late yesterday: he is running to boot the incompetent political hack Governor Gretchen “Gravel Gertie” Whitmer of Michigan out into the street.  Where can we send you money, Chief Craig?   Elsewhere, Rep. Beth Van Duyne, R-TX 24th congressional district, says that the ‘Democrat challenging her can’t even show up to do her own job.’  Speaking of the fugitive Texas Democrats hiding in the nation’s capital as the slave chasers’ breath down their trail, incredibly unphotogenic loser Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke and his fund-raising group have sent $600,000 to his colleagues so as to keep them living in the style to which, they have become accustomed.  Good for you, Beto, good for you.  Loser.   Finally, some Texas counties are refusing to comply with Governor Gregg Abbott’s order to detain illegal aliens that fall into law enforcement’s hands.
  84. 2021 Thursday P: Political News IV– A new Gallup- poll says that race relations in the United States are at their lowest ebb since 2001.  Go figure.  The Democratic Party uses race to drive wages between all Americans.  Next, the Pentagon is restoring five advisory boards after purging them of Trump loyalists.  What is this?  The frigging Soviet Union?  Son-of-a-bitch!  Moving on, Pro-Death Democrats are trying to engineer an end to the Hyde Amendment.  However, Republicans are pushing back as WHY should American taxpayer dollars be used to fund abortions, not just here in our godforsaken country but across the entire flipping planet?   Speaking of Pro-Death movement, Mississippi is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to toss out the landmark abortion ruling, Roe v. Wade.
  85. 2021 Thursday Q: Economic News– Things are not looking good for the Biden regime as the weekly jobs report does not look all that good.  Last week, a whopping 419,000 people filed for first-time jobless benefits as the U.S. economy continues to struggle. 
  86. 2021 Thursday R: Moron News I– Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel “Bow-Wow” Bowser quickly removed a CUBA LIBRE mural all the while protecting a Black Lives Matter communist mural in her city.  Mayor “Bow-Wow” Bowser is our MORON OF THE DAY.  Thank you for showing us exactly who you are: a socialist hack.   In other Moron News, Bruce Springsteen and bestie Barack Hussein Obama are releasing a coauthored book in October.  Wow.  How many is it for Barack now?  Seven, eight, nine books about his favorite topic, himself?
  87. 2021 Thursday S: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– The ‘Great White Hope’ (to run against President Donald J. Trump in 2020- according to the Democrats) Michael Avenatti pled ‘NOT GUILTY’ to charges of wire fraud in California.   Elsewhere, the city of Minneapolis is weighing whether or not to get rid of its police department and go in a different direction such as having healthcare workers answer urgent calls from citizens suffering crime.  If the city council should approve this stupidity, it will go on the ballot in November and the leftists trashing the city will vote yay or nay.  This is crazy and none of us will ever visit Minneapolis-St. Paul ever again.
  88. 2021 Thursday T: Big Tech News– The GOP is fighting to push BIG TECH to subsidize broadband across the entire country.  Meanwhile, in a lawsuit filed against Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, President Donald J. Trump said Section 230 is unconstitutional in that it allows these scumbags to run amok censoring whomever they like as though they have greater power than do constitutional governments.  We are moving to Gettr and to other much fairer social media sites which leads us to the next tidbit of news: Twitter is doing better than expected with ad revenues; however, more and more Americans are leaving them to hopefully wither and die on the vine.
  89. 2021 Thursday U: California State News– Pacific Gas & Electric announced it’s going to bury 10,000 miles of power lines underground so as to prohibit wildfires from starting or from getting out of control.  This should have been done long ago.  Meanwhile, Larry Elder has qualified to be on the ballot in September when the citizens of the Golden State boot Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom out on his butt.  Mr. Elder has become the frontrunner.   Most of the chef-authors here in the Golden State like Mr. Elder and believe he will make a phenomenal governor although there will be horrendous gridlock until we can get more Republicans into the state Assembly and Senate in November 2022.  One thing is for certain: with “Nazi” Newsom gone, things will infinitely improve as Mr. Elder is no Arnold Schwarzenegger.  Thank God.
  90. 2022 Friday:  Folks, stick around to uncover the truth along with each of us.  We all know the ‘truth is out there’ and when it comes to ‘Gropin’ Joe’ Biden, the truth swirls around us like a Chi-Com shit storm.  They said President Trump was in the pay of Russian thug Vladimir Putin when in fact, it’s Joe Biden and his entire corrupt family that is in the pay of not only the Russians but the Chi-Coms and the Mexican cartels.  IF anyone is stupid enough to believe that the Biden crime family is not receiving a cut on every illegal alien crossing the border into the U.S., you must be insane.  What other reason that that (1) the Dems believe they are going to hold power forever because of the illegals and (2) the Biden Family is making a killing off each one who crosses the border.  This is insidious and it must stop and in November, we will stop it.  Let me know what you think- Chef E.C. McCardle.

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This artwork is #0899 a 36” x 48” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Desert Lights.”  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.  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.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  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 stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, 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- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The next album coming out of the Capitol Records archives is “The Very Best of the Beach Boys” by same that hit record store shelves on June 30, 2001.  You have 30 wonderful cuts beginning with (1) “Good Vibrations” (2) “California Girls” (3) “I Get Around” (4) “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (5) “Surfin’ Safari” (6) “Fun, Fun, Fun” (7) “Surfin’ USA” (8) “Help Me, Rhonda” (9) “Don’t Worry Baby” (10) “When I Grow Up to be a Man” (11) “Little Deuce Coupe” (12) “Dance, Dance, Dance” (13) “Little Honda” (14) “Do You Wanna Dance” and (15) “Surfer Girl” to round out the first half of the collection.  Next, we have (16) “Then I Kissed Her” (17) “God Only Knows” (18) “Caroline No” (19)“”Sloop John B” (20) “Barbara Ann” (21) “Heroes and Villains” (22) “Do It Again” (23) “Darlin’” (24) “Wild Honey” (25) “Break Away” (26) “Rock and Roll Music” (27) “I Can Hear Music” (28) “Cotton Fields” (29) “Lady Lynda” and (30) “Kokomo.”  Shockingly enough, the EMI label could not swing a deal to get music from “Surf’s Up,” “Carl and the Passions,” and “Holland” on this release but what the heck?  It’s still a great album available at a variety of places so seek it out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.

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[i] We began promoting the music of Supertramp on Monday, 13-July-2020 and we plan on promoting them through Tuesday, 11-August-2020.  We hope you will seek them and their music out, they are a fantastic band.

[ii] We are not sure when we will begin promoting the music of the Eagles but when we do, we will also do the music of Poco and of each group’s solo members.

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

[iv] We promoted the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and of Jimi Hendrix, beginning on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014.  Look for them and add them to your collection.

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

[vi] We began promoting the music of not only Traffic but also the Spencer Davis Group, Steve Winwood, Chris Wood, Jim Capaldi, and Dave Mason.  The presentation commenced on Monday, 30-November-2015 through Sunday, 20-March-2016.  This offering also included Blind Faith.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[vii] The music of this famed British band, Family as well as the spin-off group, Streetwalkers, appeared on Tuesday, 08-October-2013 through Thursday, 31-October-2013.  Sadly, at the time, we failed to promote the music of both Axis Point as well as Roger Chapman’s solo catalog, so we hope to correct those mistakes sometime within the next five years.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xix] Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT.

197. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2022

1942 Thursday: During World War II, French police in league with the Gestapo arrest 13,152 Jews throughout Paris and hold them in the Winter Velodrome. It was part of an agreement between Pierre Laval and the Nazis. Germany had agreed to not deport French Jews if France arrested foreign Jews.

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197. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Samuel Freeman Miller and John Paul Stevens; U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery; (Acting) U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburg; U.S. Secretary of State George P. Schultz; British Lions featuring Ray Major, Deep Purple featuring Jon Lord, Johnny Winter, Loggins and Messina, and the Police featuring Stewart Copeland:

  1. 622 Tuesday: The Era of Islam begins as Muhammad flees from Mecca to Medina, having been thrown out for promoting belief in Allah when the folks living in that fabled city were polytheists.  They did not want a singular god, they wanted to worship the many as they always had but Muhammad condemned them for their beliefs, thus they wanted to KILL the so-called ‘prophet.’   
  2. 1099 Sunday: The Crusaders herd the Jews of Jerusalem into a synagogue and set it afire.
  3. 1216 Saturday: The reign of the 176th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent III ends on this date.  He first picked up his Holy Cross on January 08, 1198, and over the subsequent 18 years and 190 days guided the faithful on its quest to commune with Jesus Christ for all eternity.
  4. 1429 Thursday: Joan of Arc leads the French army in the Battle of Orleans.
  5. 1548 Friday: Spanish Conquistadors found the city of La Paz, Bolivia.
  6. 1683 Friday: Ottoman Empire troops under the control of Kara Mustafa attack the Austrian city of Vienna.  
  7. 1790 Friday: A site along the Potomac River was designated the permanent seat of the government of the United States and came to be known as Washington, D.C.
  8. 1791 Saturday: Until he agreed to ratify the new constitution of France, the revolutionaries in control of the country suspended King Louis XVI from his post as king.
  9. 1845 Wednesday: The New York Yacht Club hosts the first American boating regatta.
  10. 1861 Tuesday: The first major battle of the Civil War—the Battle of Bull Run—takes place with a Confederate victory.  Civilians made picnic lunches (oh, wait- ‘picnics’ are supposedly now ‘racist’ like numerous other things in our devolving society) and watched the battle unfold before them.  No one expected to see what they saw: intense bloodshed.
  11. 1862 Wednesday: David G. Farragut becomes the first rear admiral in the U.S. Navy.  Meanwhile, the 36th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Freeman Miller assumed his seat on the nation’s high court.  First a Whig and then a Republican, President Abraham Lincoln nominated his fellow GOP member to fill the seat of Democrat Associate Justice Peter Vivian Daniel.  Miller served from today until October 13, 1890.
  12. 1868 Thursday: The 28th U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery left office on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from July 23, 1866, until today.
  13. 1875 Friday: The people of France finalized their new constitution on this date.
  14. 1911 Sunday: Actress-dancer Ginger Rogers was born Virginia Katherine McMath in Independence, Mo., on this date.
  15. 1912 Tuesday: In New York, members of the Lennox Avenue Gang gunned down gambler Herman Rosenthal, who was set to testify before a grand jury about police corruption.  Meanwhile, Bradley A. Fiske patents the airplane-launched torpedo.
  16. 1926 Friday: The first underwater color photographs appear in National Geographic magazine.  Photographers took the photos in the Florida Keys.
  17. 1927 Saturday: Augusto Sandino begins a five-year war against the U.S. occupation troops in Nicaragua.
  18. 1932 Saturday: Future acting U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburg is born on this date in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Gerald R. Ford from January 20, 1977, to January 26, 1977.  He would serve his country again as the 76th U.S. attorney general.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Ronald Reagan from August 12, 1985, to August 15, 1991.
  19. 1935 Tuesday: Oklahoma City becomes the first city in the United States to install parking meters.
  20. 1940 Tuesday: Adolf Hitler orders the preparations to begin on the invasion of England, known as Operation Sea Lion.  Had the Germans been able to launch the invasion immediately, the British might have been overwhelmed.  The Germans, however, had to gain control of both the air and English Channel first which they could not.  
  21. 1942 Thursday: During World War II, French police in league with the Gestapo arrest 13,152 Jews throughout Paris and hold them in the Winter Velodrome.  It was part of an agreement between Pierre Laval and the Nazis.  Germany had agreed to not deport French Jews if France arrested foreign Jews.   
  22. 1944 Sunday: On the Eastern Front, Soviet troops occupy Vilna, Lithuania, in their drive towards Nazi Germany.  Casualties are fierce as German troops put up a massive defense but have to pull out in the face of overwhelming Soviet forces. 
  23. 1945 Monday: In the deserts of Alamogordo, New Mexico, the United States government exploded its first atomic bomb.  Within hours of the detonation, the U.S. heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis leaves San Francisco with the components for the first atomic bomb the Allies will use against Japan on board.
  24. 1949 Saturday: Ray Major, future guitarist with the British band, the British Lions[i], was born on this date.
  25. 1950 Sunday: The largest crowd in sporting history—199,854—watched Uruguay defeat Brazil in the World Cup soccer finals in Rio de Janeiro.   
  26. 1951 Monday: J.D. Salinger’s novel, “Catcher in the Rye,” was first published by Little, Brown, and Company.
  27. 1952 Wednesday: Future rock drummer with the British band, the Police—Stewart Copeland—is born in Alexandria, Virginia, on this date.
  28. 1957 Tuesday: Marine Major John Glenn set a transcontinental speed record when he flew a jet from California to New York in 3 hours, 23 minutes, and 8 seconds.
  29. 1964 Thursday: Accepting the Republican nomination for president in San Francisco, California, Barry Goldwater proclaims, “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice” and that “moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.”  Elsewhere, the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives unanimously granted Little League Baseball Incorporated a federal charter on this date.
  30. 1969 Thursday: Blasting off from Cape Kennedy on the first manned mission to the surface of the moon, Apollo 11 headed for space.
  31. 1971 Friday: Generalissimo Francisco Franco, undisputed ruler of Spain since before World War II and only surviving fascist leader of the era, appoints heir to the Spanish throne, future King Juan Carlos, his deputy.
  32. 1973 Monday: During the Senate Watergate hearings, former White House aide Alexander P. Butterfield publicly revealed the evidence of President Richard M. Nixon’s secret taping system.
  33. 1976 Thursday: After six years of performing together, the rock duo of Loggins and Messina[ii] breaks up and goes their separate ways.
  34. 1979 Monday: Saddam Hussein became the president of Iraq after forcing Hasan al-Bakr to resign.    
  35. 1980 Wednesday: At the Republican National Convention in Detroit, the GOP nominates Governor Ronald Reagan for its presidential candidate.
  36. 1981 Thursday: After 23 years with the name Datsun, executives of Nissan changed the name of their cars to Nissan.
  37. 1982 Monday: The 60th U.S. Secretary of State George P. Schultz assumed his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from today until January 20, 1989.
  38. 1985 Tuesday: The first television program broadcast in stereo on a TV network occurred on this date- The All-Star Game on NBC-TV.
  39. 1990 Monday: The Ukraine declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
  40. 1994 Saturday: Anna Nicole Smith—a 26-year-old gold-digging slut—marries 89-year-old billionaire, J. Howard Marshall II, much to the horror of his family.
  41. 1999 Friday: John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife, Carolyn, and her sister Lauren Bessette, died when their single-engine plane piloted by Kennedy, plunged into the Atlantic Ocean near Martha’s Vineyard, Mass.
  42. 2002 Tuesday: The Irish Republican Army issued an unprecedented apology for the deaths of “noncombatants” over 30 years of violence in Northern Ireland.
  43. 2004 Friday: Convicted on a process crime of lying to the FBI about a stock sale, TV icon Martha Stewart received a sentence of five months in prison and five months of home confinement from a federal judge.  What a waste of time. 
  44. 2005 Saturday: “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” by J.K. Rowling, the sixth book in the Harry Potter series, hit bookstore shelves on this date, selling 6.9 million copies on the first day.
  45. 2008 Wednesday: Florida resident Casey Anthony, whose 2-year-old daughter Caylee, had been missing a month, was arrested on suspicion of child neglect, making false official statements, and obstructing a criminal investigation.  Later, a jury acquitted Anthony on charges she murdered her daughter whose skeletal remains were uncovered in December 2008; however, she was convicted of lying to the cops.
  46. 2009 Thursday: The Icelandic Parliament votes to join the European Union.  Elsewhere, in Chicago, Sears Tower was renamed Willis Tower.
  47. 2010 Friday: U.S.-born Muslim Cleric Anwar al-Awlaki is placed upon the U.S. terror blacklist.
  48. 2011 Saturday: The funeral for the final heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungary Empire, Otto von Hapsburg, takes place in Vienna, Austria and is attended by reigning monarchs and the political elite.
  49. 2012 Monday: Jon Lord, the founding member and keyboardist of the English band, Deep Purple[iii], dies at age 71 in London, England, after suffering a pulmonary embolism.   He also played with Whitesnake from 1978-1984.
  50. 2013 Tuesday: In Greece, new austerity measures prompt the unions to call for a general strike.  Meanwhile, far left Democratic-Socialist Senator Ed Markey enters the U.S. Senate on this date representing the state of Massachusetts.
  51. 2014 Wednesday:  The U.S. adds new sanctions against Russia, prohibiting certain Russian international businesses from accessing U.S. capital markets; the move extends previous sanctions targeting specific individuals and their companies.  Elsewhere in Zurich, Switzerland, famed rock-and-roll Texas guitarist, Johnny Winter[iv], died in his hotel room from a combination of emphysema and pneumonia.
  52. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, “Game of Thrones” leads Emmy Award drama nominations with 24, giving network HBO the lead with 124 nominations overall; ABC ranks second with 42 total nominations for this year’s awards, to be held in September. 
  53. 2016 Saturday: GOP presidential nominee Donald J. Trump announces former Rep. and current Indian Governor Mike Pence as his running mate.
  54. 2017 Sunday: The British Broadcasting Corporation- the BBC- announces that actress Jodie Whittaker will be its first ever female Dr. Who. 
  55. 2018 Monday:  Following  the Helsinki summit between President Donald J. Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump appears to accept the word of the Russian thug over that of U.S. intelligence officers and officials that Putin did not interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. [v]. Meanwhile, scientists at the Carnegie Institute of Science announce the discovery of yet a dozen more moons encircling the Solar System’s greatest planet, Jupiter, bringing the number to 79 satellites orbiting the gas giant.
  56. 2019 Tuesday: Former 101st Supreme Court of the United States of America Associate Justice John Paul Stevens died in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl., at the age of 99.  Having suffered a stroke the day before, its complications killed him today.  President Gerald R. Ford nominated Stevens- a Republican (who turned into a hardcore liberal) to fill the seat of Democrat Associate Justice William O. Douglas.  Stevens served from December 17, 1975, to June 29, 2010.  
  57. 2020 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– The Xi Jinping Bat Flu continues causing problems around the world and in the United States.  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 13,654,445 confirmed cases, +272,425, 586,174, +6,136 confirmed deaths, and 7,622,505 confirmed recoveries, +177,206.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 3,533,905 confirmed cases, +50,000, 138,538 confirmed deaths, and 1,026,816 confirmed recoveries. 
  58. 2020 Thursday A: 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: 356,178 confirmed cases, 7,345 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 1,292 confirmed cases, 22 confirmed deaths, and 951 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 43,046 confirmed cases, 1,421 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  59. 2020 Thursday B: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals- Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,734.71, DOWN 135.39 points (0.50%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,473.83, DOWN 76.66 points (0.73%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,215.57, DOWN 10.99 points (0.34%).  Price of GOLD: $1,797.30 per troy oz., -3.00 (-0.17%).  Here is the price of SILVER: $19.52 per troy oz., -0.053 (-0.27%).  Price of PLATINUM: $834.70 per troy oz., -2.30 (-0.27%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.89 per #, -0.007 (-0.24%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $40.73, -0.02 (-0.05%).
  60. 2020 Thursday C: Today is the 49th straight day of rioting and protests in the city of Portland, Oregon.  Mayor Ted Wheeler, Democrat, says federal law enforcement is responsible for the rioting when in truth, it’s the ambivalence of the mayor and his city council that bears full responsibility for the mayhem occurring in the streets of that once beautiful city.  It is high time President Donald J. Trump send in the troops and bring this out-of-control hellhole back into order.  Arrest the mayor, mow down the Antifa thugs.  Bring sanity back NOW!  Meanwhile, national polling averages give “Pro-China Joe” Biden a 14-point lead over President Donald J. Trump.  According to Democrats, Trump is ‘toast’ and might as well resign and go home NOW.
  61. 2020 Thursday D: Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr warns that not only is communist China- the ersatz Maoist nation- but Russia and possibly Kung Flu-devastated Iran are seeking to hack into the United States medical research databanks so they can STEAL our research into a vaccine for the COVID-19, aka Chinese Virus, aka Wuhan Virus, aka Coronavirus, aka Kung Flu, aka Xi Jinping Bat Flu so they can get a vaccine out first.  Folks, if one of these S-hole countries produces a vaccine, don’t take it, it will be like every other ‘medicine’ coming out of the PRC- full of wallboard, toxins, and other harmful-to-human beings’ products.  Made in the USA ONLY!
  62. 2021 Friday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 190,257,296 confirmed cases, +549,956, 4,091,251 confirmed deaths, +8,248 and 173,471,507 confirmed recoveries, +326,292.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,925,998 confirmed cases, UP 79,390 from yesterday’s reporting, 624,600 confirmed deaths, UP 386, [vi] and 29,357,718 confirmed recoveries, UP 15,805.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]  
  63. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 306,240 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 97,838 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 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: 3,854,339 confirmed cases, 64,085 confirmed deaths, and 2,080,586 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,443,671 confirmed cases, 38,356 confirmed deaths, and 2,258,458 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,966 confirmed cases, 523 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 461,534 confirmed cases, 6,095 confirmed deaths, and 228,379 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Diamond Princess Ship: they have 46 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 46 confirmed recoveries. [viii]    
  65. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 850,104 confirmed cases, 6,444 confirmed deaths, and 837,394 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Burkina Faso, 150th country on the list: 13,532 cases of the virus, 169 confirmed deaths and 13,339 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  66. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,687.85, DOWN 299.17 points (-0.86%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,427.24, DOWN 115.90 points (-0.86%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,327.16, DOWN 32.87 points (-0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.45 per barrel, -0.36 (-0.50%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -2.50 (-0.14%) while the price of SILVER is $25.70 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.37%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,101.10 per troy oz, -7.40 (-0.67%) while the price of COPPER is $4.31 per pound, -0.02 (-0.39%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,630.91 per troy oz, -100.16 (-3.67%). [xi] The price of RHODIUM is $19,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (+0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $665,000.00 per troy oz., +10,000.00 (+1.53%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,487.75 per troy oz., -22.75 (-0.91%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000032.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Bolivar Soberano, one greenback equals 3,539,413.14 and in Bosnian Convertible Marka, an American greenback equals 1.66 and in Botswana Pula, one dollar equals 10.96 of theirs. [xiii]        
  67. 2021 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 by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.319 per gallon, $2.998 in Florida, $4.075 in Hawaii, and $3.838 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- Northern Marianas: $4.219.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Cameroun: $4.308 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,529,753,408,327 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvi]  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 Hong Kong, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Cayman Islands with $223 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, by our count, today is Day No. 115 for the exalted ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka ‘Willie Brown’s Mattress,’ aka the gibbering jackal, aka the screeching screwball, aka the least popular female politician in the country to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border.  It is also Day No. 21 since her one and only visit to the border and since then, she has been seen nowhere near the border.  Meanwhile, the United States is preparing for yet another tidal wave of illegal aliens along the southern border.  (Note- we hope they are laying in minefields, foo gas pits, anti-personnel and anti-vehicle obstacles as well as seeding the desert with rattlesnakes and the Rio Grande with alligator pups and maybe even piranha fish.  We must stop this invasion using any tools we can to defeat it.  How about snipers taking out the human traffickers?
  69. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Here are the statistics for the illegal alien invasion as presented by One America News: (1) Cost this Day of caring for the illegal alien vermin: $506,215,232.  (2) Cost this year of caring for the invaders: $215,300,784,128.  (3) Estimated number of Illegals who have swamped the country just this year: 2,206,660.  Finally, (4) Total Number of Illegals estimated to be in the U.S. (and remember- this is a conservative estimate): 36,206,660.  (Note- since the blog began back in 2009, back then, we estimated the number of illegals to have been around 35-50 million whereas in 2021, we estimate the numbers at or around 75-100 million.  How many of these lowlifes, bottom-feeding riffraff do we have to allow to invade our country and suck its resources dry?).  Rep. Jason Smith, R-MO 8th congressional district, calls for a legal response against the FREEZE on border wall funds.  Amen.   Finally, a federal judge threw out DACA meaning the DREAMERS can be scooped up, locked up, and deported as soon transport becomes available.
  70. 2021 Friday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– The U.S. is slapping new sanctions atop the howling Chi-Coms over their crackdown on the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong.  Next, Kim Jong Un waddled to the microphones and said that the people of North Korea are joining their Chi-Com, Russian, and Iranian brethren and will stand with the communist government in Havana as it oppresses its people.  In other foreign and overseas news, the investigation into the assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise has given us one hard fact: apparently ex-Colombian military personnel are in high demand around the world as mercenaries.
  71. 2021 Friday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams says, ‘avoiding vaccinations and masks is much more dangerous with the Delta variant running amok.’  Uh, okay.  Meanwhile, current U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says that ‘misinformation is slowing the rollout of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccinations.’  Oh, wah, wah, wah.  Those who want them can get them and those who don’t won’t.   Speaking of the Chi-Vi, New York Yankees baseball star Aaron Judge tests positive for the ‘VID.  Elsewhere, Joe Biden said today that SOCIAL MEDIA is ‘killing people via the spread of misinformation’ regarding the vaccines.  Not to be outdone, Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky says, ‘beware the pandemic of the unvaccinated.’
  72. 2021 Friday J: Political News I– Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are set to speak at an event in Iowa this weekend.  Next, Governor Chris Sununu, R-NH, appears as though he will launch a U.S. Senate bid what with his slamming of Senator Maggie Hassan, DS-NH, who should be voted out of office.  Governor Sununu says that Senator Hassan has gone to Washington, D.C., and has forgotten about her voters at home.   Meanwhile, former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says that the infrastructure talks ‘will fall apart’ and that ‘they need to.’
  73. 2021 Friday K: Political News II– Comedian Bill Burr blasts the fake news media for its obsessive Trump coverage.  Next, a Fairfax County, Virginia NAACP vice president and PTA official Michelle Leete says that critics of ‘Criminal Race Theory’ should just die.  Here is what she said: “Let’s deny this off-key band of people that are anti-education, anti-teacher, anti-equity, anti-history, anti-racial … anti-opportunities, anti-help people, anti-diversity, [inaudible], anti-science, anti-change agent, anti-social justice, anti-health care, anti-worker, anti-LGBTQ+, anti-children, anti-health care, anti-worker, anti-environment, anti-admissions policy change, anti-inclusion, anti-live and let live – let them die!”  All of the young tatted-up millennials hooted and cheered following the conclusion of this moron’s statement.  People such as she and they need to have their heads ‘set straight.’
  74. 2021 Friday L: Miscellaneous News I– The Michigan state Senate has passed a bill stripping emergency power from out-of-control Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer cannot veto.  About flipping time.  Next, “America’s Governor” Rudy Giuliani says that ONLY Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio can be blamed for rising crime and prostitution in the Big Apple.’  Meanwhile, a GOP group of senators is demanding an infrastructure bill sans the $3.6 trillion price tag the loony tunes Democrats are demanding.
  75. 2021 Friday M: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Tonight, we have Draw #1677 with a $117 million on the line.   Here are the numbers: 24, 25, 47, 52, 57, and Mega 24.  Out of 57,742 winning tickets in the Golden State, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $31,999.
  76. 2021 Friday N: Folks, stick around to see if Joe Biden is going to help the Cuban people in their bid for freedom or if he is going to continue down the path of oppressing the American people?  Obviously, he won’t provide aid to the Cuban people while here at home, COVID-19 oppression is the rule of the day.
  77. 2022 Saturday:  Let’s see what happens today.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0893 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Palo Verde Blossoms.”  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:

When a group is as legendary and long-lived as are the Beach Boys, EVERYONE and their brother gets into the act releasing compilation albums.  Thus, we have “I Love You,” released on June 17, 1999, and which contains 20 golden oldies, all concerning love relations between girls and boys as back in the day, the homos kept their business quiet and out of sight.  Released to appear in department stores, gas stations, and second-hand shops, one could pick up a load of tunes for low, low cost, many times in cassette tape form for playing in one’s car’s tape decks and Walkman devices.  We hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your listening pleasure.  We think you will be glad that you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of Spooky Tooth, Mott the Hoople, Mott, the British Lions, and Widowmaker- among other interconnected bands beginning on Friday, 25-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  We hope you will check out this collection of great rock music.  Even the worst albums among them beats the crap out of any bull crap music one hears today.

[ii] Not sure when or if we will ever do the music of Loggins and Messina or of each member but if we are still here in 20 years, we most likely will.

[iii] We shared the music of Deep Purple, Ian Gillan, Captain Beyond, Elf, and Rainbow beginning on Tuesday, 20-March-2018 and concluded this massive offering on Sunday, 14-October-2018.  Please seek out the music by all of these phenomenal bands.  All are fabulous.

[iv] We hope to celebrate the music of Johnny Winter and his brother, Edgar, at some point in the next two decades. 

[v] It is important to note that Deep State intelligence officials have been spinning all manner of tales as to Trump and the Russians to the point that everyone is confused, especially if they are inattentive.  As we found out in 2019 when the ‘investigation into Trump-Russian collusion’ led by former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller ended, there was never anything to the story, yet people still believe that Trump colluded with the Russians to beat Hillary
Clinton.  Ask yourselves this: WHO would the Russians have wanted in the White House?  Hillary Clinton or Donald J. Trump?  Truthfully?  The answer is simple.  You know it in your heart.

[vi] 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)

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

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

[ix] 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)

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

[xi] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

188. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 07, 2022

1943 Thursday: During the Russian-Axis clash at the Battle of Kursk—the greatest tank battle in the history of the world—German air ace Eric Hartmann shoots down seven Soviet aircraft. Meanwhile, on the ground, during the third day of the battle, the Germans finally take the town of Dubrova. It has become clear to German commanders on the ground that a withdrawal might be better suited to long-term operations in the USSR, but Adolf Hitler simply won’t hear of it. Despite horrific losses, the attack must continue.

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188. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 07, 2022:

Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Samuel Blatchford; U.S. Transportation Secretary William Thaddeus Coleman Jr.; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Lot M. Morrill;  the Beach Boys featuring Blondie Chapin, the Beatles featuring Ringo Starr, Captain Beyond featuring Larry “Rhino” Reinhardt, “Light my Fire” by the Doors, “That’s All Right Mama” by Elvis Presley, Family featuring Rob Townsend, the Grassroots featuring Warren Entner, the Kinks featuring Jim Rodford, Pink Floyd featuring Syd Barrett, the Soft Machine featuring Theo Travis, and the Yardbirds:

  1. 913 Friday: The reign of the 121st Roman Catholic Pope Lando begins on this date.  It would end on February 5, 914.
  2. 1304 Monday: The reign of the 194th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XI ends on this date.  He first picked up his Holy Cross on October 22, 1303.
  3. 1456 Monday: On this date, Joan of Arc won an acquittal; however, she had already been burned at the stake.
  4. 1543 Wednesday: French troops invade neighboring Luxembourg.
  5. 1550 Friday: The returning Conquistadors introduce chocolate to Europe.
  6. 1607 Saturday: In Britain, the people first sing, “God save the King.”
  7. 1753 Saturday: Britain’s Parliament grants the country’s Jews citizenship.
  8. 1754 Sunday: Kings College opened in New York City on this date; however, 30 years later, administrators renamed it Columbia College.
  9. 1801 Tuesday: Toussaint L’ Overture declares Haiti’s independence from France.
  10. 1838 Saturday: The Central American Federation dissolves.
  11. 1846 Tuesday: U.S. annexation of California was proclaimed at Monterey after the surrender of its Mexican garrison.
  12. 1862 Monday: Administrators tested the first railroad post office on the Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad in Missouri.
  13. 1863 Tuesday: Laws that prevent Jews from serving in the Union Army are revoked by the United States government. 
  14. 1865 Friday: Four people were hanged in Washington, D.C., for conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to assassinated President Abraham Lincoln.  The four convicted conspirators were Lewis Powell (aka Lewis Payne), David Herold, George Atzerodt and Mary Surratt, the first woman executed by the federal government.
  15. 1876 Friday: The 31st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Lot M. Morrill assumed his position on this date.  A Democrat and then a Republican, he served under Presidents Ulysses S. Grant and Rutherford B. Hayes from today until March 09, 1879.
  16. 1885 Tuesday: G. Moore Peters patented the cartridge loading machine.
  17. 1893 Friday: In Newport, R.I., the 48th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice- Samuel Blatchford- died on this date.  President Chester A. Arthur nominated the Republican jurist to fill the seat of Associate Justice Ward Hunt.  Blatchford served from March 22, 1882, to July 07, 1893.
  18. 1898 Thursday: The United States annexed Hawaii.
  19. 1908 Tuesday: The Great White Fleet sails out of San Francisco Bay.
  20. 1917 Saturday: Aleksandr Kerensky formed a provisional government in Russia on this date.
  21. 1919 Monday: The first Transcontinental Motor Convoy, in which a U.S. Army convoy of motorized vehicles crossed the United States, departed from Washington, D.C. and arrived in San Francisco on September 6, 1919.
  22. 1920 Wednesday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future 4th U.S. Secretary of Transportation William Thaddeus Coleman Jr. is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Gerald R. Ford from March 07, 1975, until January 20, 1977.
  23. 1930 Monday: Construction begins on the Boulder Dam.
  24. 1937 Wednesday: The Second Sino-Japanese War erupted into a full-scale conflict as Japanese forces attacked Chinese soldiers on and around the Marco Polo Bridge in Beijing. 
  25. 1940 Monday: Richard Starkey aka “Ringo Starr” future drummer of the Beatles[i] was born on this date in Liverpool, England.  Elsewhere, with the collapse of France to the Nazis, the British are stressed that the large Vichy navy will now end up in the hands of the Germans and have thus gone to ‘war’ against their erstwhile allies to sink their fleet.  This will create animosity between France and Great Britain for years to come.  In French West Africa, British forces attack the French battleship Richelieu in Dakar’s harbor hoping to sink the mighty vessel.   Meanwhile, British forces are preparing to attack the French Mediterranean Fleet in the harbor at Casablanca.
  26. 1941 Tuesday: U.S. forces took up positions in Iceland, Trinidad, and British Guiana to forestall any Nazi invasion, even though the United States had not yet entered the Second World War.  Meanwhile, in Kovono, Lithuania, Axis troops liquidate 5,000 Jews.  Elsewhere, Jim Rodford, future bassist with the English bands Argent[ii] and the Kinks[iii], is born in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, on this date.
  27. 1942 Wednesday: British Convoy PQ-17 heading to Murmansk is under heavy attack from German U-Boats in a wolfpack as well as land-based Luftwaffe aircraft out of Norway.  The commander of the convoy has ordered the convoy to disperse hoping that it will be able to better evade the hunters but in fact, it leads to loss of eight ships and numerous lives.  There must be better ways to get supplies into the Soviet Union than this disaster.
  28. 1943 Thursday: During the Russian-Axis clash at the Battle of Kursk—the greatest tank battle in the history of the world—German air ace Eric Hartmann shoots down seven Soviet aircraft.  Meanwhile, on the ground, during the third day of the battle, the Germans finally take the town of Dubrova.   It has become clear to German commanders on the ground that a withdrawal might be better suited to long-term operations in the USSR but Adolf Hitler simply won’t hear of it.  Despite horrific losses, the attack must continue.
  29. 1944 Saturday: The Japanese launch a major counterattack against U.S. forces on the island of Saipan.  Elsewhere, future long-time member of the Grass Roots[iv]— Warren Entner (lead vocals/rhythm guitar 1967-74)—is born in Boston, Massachusetts.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, Finnish forces are falling back towards the Finnish border from Leningrad.  It appears as though the jig is up and the Finns must save themselves.  Their German allies are fighting through one encirclement after another in Belorussia, attempting to fall back to defensible positions but the Red Army continues pummeling them, pushing, pushing, and pushing the Axis invaders out of their country.
  30. 1945 Saturday: Heavy fighting on Borneo as Australian forces continue fighting inland, pushing back the crumbling Japanese defenders.  Dutch and native levies are fighting in other parts of the island and in Indonesia to reclaim the land for king and country.
  31. 1946 Sunday: The Catholic Church Canonized Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini as the first American saint.   Elsewhere, future President Jimmy Carter, 21, married 18-year-old Rosalynn Smith, in Plains, Georgia.
  32. 1947 Monday: Robert “Rob” Townsend—the future drummer of the English groups Family[v] and Axis Point—is born in Leicester, England.
  33. 1948 Wednesday: Six female U.S. Navy reservists became the first women to be sworn into the regular Navy.  Elsewhere, future guitarist with IRON BUTTERFLY [vi] and Captain Beyond[vii]—Larry “Rhino” Reinhardt—is born in Florida on this date.
  34. 1950 Friday: The U.N. Security Council authorized military aid to South Korea.
  35. 1951 Saturday: Future guitarist-vocalist with the Beach Boys[viii] and with the Rolling Stones—among others—Blondie Chapin, is born in Durban, South Africa, on this date.
  36. 1952 Monday: The Republican National Convention, which nominated General Dwight D. Eisenhower for president and Senator Richard M. Nixon for vice president, opened in Chicago, Illinois.
  37. 1954 Wednesday: Elvis Presley[ix] made his radio debut as Memphis, Tenn., station WHBQ played his first recording for Sun Records, “That’s All-Right Mama.”  
  38. 1956 Saturday: At Cali, Columbia, seven military trucks loaded with dynamite explode, resulting in the deaths of 1,100-1,200 people and destroys at least 2,000 buildings.
  39. 1960 Thursday: A Soviet aircraft shoots down a U.S. warplane over the Barents Sea.
  40. 1961 Friday: The Teamsters elect James R. Hoffa their president.
  41. 1963 Sunday: A Navy jet fighter from Willow Grove Naval Air Station in Pennsylvania crashed into a picnic area, killing seven people; however, the pilot safely ejected and survived the crash.
  42. 1964 Tuesday: In Birmingham, United Kingdom, future member of the UK band the Soft Machine[x]– Theo Travis, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist- is born on this date.
  43. 1967 Friday: “Light My Fire” by the Doors[xi] hits #1 on the Top 40 Radio stations across the United States.
  44. 1968 Sunday: The Yardbirds throw in the towel and call it quits.  In so doing, it would lay the groundwork for one of the all-time greatest bands the world has ever known: Led Zeppelin. [xii]
  45. 1969 Monday: Canada’s House of Commons gave final approval to a measure that made the French language equal to English throughout the national government.
  46. 1973 Saturday: Actress Veronica Lake, known for her “peek-a-boo” hairstyle, died in Burlington, Vermont, at age 50.
  47. 1976 Wednesday: President Gerald R. Ford and his wife hosted a White House dinner for Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point included female cadets for the first time as 119 women joined the Class of 1980. 
  48. 1980 Monday: Heavyweight Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, scores a technical knockout in the 7th round over Scott LeDoux.  Holmes record would improve to 35-0 and he would retain the WBC heavyweight title.  As for the “Fighting Frenchman,” his record would go to 26-9-4.
  49. 1981 Tuesday: President Ronald Reagan announced he was nominating Arizona Judge Sandra Day O’Connor to become the first female justice on the United States Supreme Court.
  50. 1983 Thursday: Eleven-year-old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine, left for a visit to the Soviet Union at the personal invitation of Soviet leader Yuri V. Andropov.
  51. 1987 Tuesday: Lt. Colonel Oliver North began his long-awaited public testimony at the Iran-Contra hearing, telling Congress that he had “never carried out a single act, not one” without authorization.     
  52. 1990 Saturday: The first “Three Tenors” concert took place as opera stars Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, and Jose Carreras performed amid the brick ruins of Rome’s Baths of Caracalla on the eve of the World Cup championship.
  53. 1993 Wednesday: In the 20th Inning, the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants by a score of 7-6, one of the longest MLB games on record.
  54. 1994 Thursday: In Seattle, Washington, founders form the Amazon.com Inc. under the name ‘Cadabra.’
  55. 1998 Tuesday: A jury in Santa Monica, California, convicted Mikail Markhasev of murdering Ennis Cosby, Bill Cosby’s only son, during a roadside robbery.
  56. 2004 Wednesday: Former Enron chairman Kenneth Lay underwent indictment on criminal charges related to the energy company’s collapse.  Convicted of fraud and conspiracy later, Lay died in July 2006 prior to being sentenced.   
  57. 2005 Thursday: Islamists attack London’s transit system, killing 56 people and wounding at least 700 people using bombs.
  58. 2006 Friday: In Cambridge, England, Syd Barrett, founding member of the British rock band, Pink Floyd[xiii], died at age 60 from the effects of pancreatic carcinoma.
  59. 2009 Tuesday: Some 20,000 people gathered inside Staples Center in Los Angeles for a memorial service honoring the late Michael Jackson[xiv], who was tearfully described by his 11-year-old daughter, Paris-Michael, as “the best father you could ever imagine.” 
  60. 2010 Wednesday: A heat wave in the United States and Canada kills 9 people.
  61. 2012 Saturday: In a move to allow Afghanistan to buy advanced U.S. weapons systems, Washington, D.C., declares the country to be one of its non-NATO member allies.   
  62. 2013 Sunday: Followers of the deposed Mohammad Morsi—good friend of Barack Obama and former leader of Egypt—call for demonstrations to get him released and put back into power.  Elsewhere, Andy Murray became the first British man in 77 years to win the Wimbledon title, beating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 in the final.
  63. 2014 Monday:  The Obama administration requests $3.7 billion to address a flood of children crossing the U.S. border unaccompanied by adults; the children are to be returned to their home countries.  Meanwhile, the Palestinian riffraff in the Gaza Strip continue their barrage of rockets and mortar shells on Israeli soil which causes Israeli warplanes to conduct airstrikes on the human filth living there.  At least nine POS Hamas thugs are killed and Jerusalem calls up 1,500 reservists to be ready to go.
  64. 2015 Tuesday: The World Boxing Organization (WBO) strips Floyd Mayweather of his welterweight title belt, the one he won by beating Manny Pacquiao in a grudge match of sorts.  The WBO took the title away because Mayweather failed to pay a $200,000 fee and failed to forfeit his other titles.  
  65. 2016 Thursday: The blackest day in the history of Dallas, Texas, AFTER the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, occurs on this date when a massive protest march winds its way through the city, people protesting white cops slaying young black men sees  a highly mobile shooter murder five police officers and wound quite a few others.  At first, law enforcement believes it is the work of multiple shooters but soon discover it was the work of one man, someone they rapidly hunted down and then used a robot to deliver an explosive to take him out of his hidey hole as he would not surrender.  Even though the cops were under fire, they protected and evacuated wounded protesters, at significant risk to their own lives.  
  66. 2017 Friday: In Hamburg, Germany, amid violent protests, the G 20 summit gets underway.  Fake News media would single out specific photos in which, it appeared that world leaders were dismissing President Donald J. Trump.  Not true.  Elsewhere, in some ‘funny business,’ Berkshire Hathaway Inc. agrees to pay $9 billion to the parent company of Oncor Electric Delivery.  Four years later, the state would live to regret this situation when a frosty winter struck and power went out across most of the state. 
  67. 2018 Saturday: The looming trade war between communist China and the United States goes hot as the Chinese hit back at the U.S. tariffs on $46 billion of their goods with an equal amount on U.S. goods entering the totalitarian state.  President Donald J. Trump makes it known that he is prepared for a lengthy fight.  Of course, the Democrats and RINOS go ballistic.  Elsewhere, North Korea’s house organ bellows about recent talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, calling them ‘regrettable’ and lambasting the Trump administration’s demands for the North’s de-nuclearization as being ‘gangster-like’ and disrespectful to their dear leader, the Fat One.
  68. 2019 Sunday: Due to major flooding down the Mississippi River, the state of Mississippi closes its beaches due to a subsequent toxic algae bloom.  Stuff happens.  Meanwhile, in the Ghazni region in Afghanistan, the Taliban- not to be outdone by ISIS who carried out an attack in Mozambique the day before carrying out a suicide car bombing in which, they deliver- kicking and screaming- 14 people to meet with Allah sooner than any of them planned while leaving another 200 in varying states of wishing they could visit with ‘Loving’ Allah.  What the hell is wrong with these people?
  69. 2020 Tuesday: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 11,694,766 confirmed cases, UP by 211,366 cases, 540,157 confirmed deaths, UP by 5,130 deaths, and 6,349542 confirmed recoveries, UP by 135,336 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,028,468 confirmed cases, UP by 96,421 new cases, 133,081 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,074 new deaths, and 908,324 confirmed recoveries, UP by 29,321 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).   
  70. 2020 Tuesday A: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 277,931 confirmed cases, 6,452 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,030 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 781 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 38,517 confirmed cases, 1,370 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 402,338 confirmed number of cases, 32,219 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the numbers you dingleberry!   
  71. 2020 Tuesday B: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,890.18, DOWN 396.85 points (1.51%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,349.49, DOWN 89.76 points (0.86%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,145.32, DOWN 34.40 points (1.08%).  The price of GOLD is $1,809.90 per troy oz., -2.40 (-0.13%) while the price of SILVER is $18.70 per troy ounce, -0.084 (-0.45%).  The price of PLATINUM is $859.10 per troy oz, -4.10 (0.47%) while the price of COPPER is $2.79 per pound, -0.0105 (-0.38%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.62 per barrel, 0.00 (0.00%).
  72. 2020 Tuesday C: Both President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence spoke with the nation’s governors urging them to reopen schools in the fall.   Meanwhile, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19 and says he is using hydroxychloroquine to treat it.   Meanwhile, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes signs a multi-year, $503 million contract with the team and they say the United States is a ‘racist country.’  Finally, the Trump administration announces that it has submitted the paperwork for a formal exit of the United States from the Beijing-controlled World Health Organization.  It also is going after Chinese-owned Tik Tok. 
  73. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 185,805,281 confirmed cases, +462,094, 4,016,743 confirmed deaths, +8,530 and 170,062,165 confirmed recoveries, +351,682.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,638,566 confirmed cases, UP 22,490 from yesterday’s reporting, 621,763 confirmed deaths, UP 201, [xv] and 29,165,927 confirmed recoveries, UP 26,789.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xvi]  
  74. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 303,403 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 155,792 deaths  
  75. 2021 Wednesday 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: 3,825,792 confirmed cases, 63,758 confirmed deaths, and 2,076,195 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,382,980 confirmed cases, 37,985 confirmed deaths, and 2,215,966 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,082 confirmed cases, 518 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 455,911 confirmed cases, 6,004 confirmed deaths, and 227,036 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., United States Virgin Islands: they have 3,970 confirmed cases, 32 confirmed deaths, and 3,854 confirmed recoveries. [xvii]    
  76. 2021 Wednesday C: FOREIGN COVID STATS OF THE DAY- Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 844,378 confirmed cases, 6,429 confirmed deaths, and 834,439 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Seychelles, 141st country on the list: 16,304 cases of the virus, 71 confirmed deaths and 15,300 confirmed recoveries. [xviii]     
  77. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,681.79, UP 104.42 points (+0.30%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,665.06, UP 1.42 points (+0.01%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,358.13, UP 14.59 points (+0.34%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.23 per barrel, +0.03 (+0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,803.80 per troy oz., +1.60 (+0.09%) while the price of SILVER is $26.21 per troy ounce, +0.08 (+0.29%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,082.10 per troy oz, +0.20 (+0.02%) while the price of COPPER is $4.31 per pound, -0.02 (-0.36%). [xix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,852.28 per troy oz, -7.33 (-0.26%).[xx] The price of RHODIUM is $18,900.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., +20,500.00 (+3.49%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,487.25 per troy oz., -29.50 (-1.17%). [xxi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.96.  In Ugandan Schilling, one greenback equals 3,555.00 and in Ukrainian Hryvnia, a buck equals 27.21 and in Uruguayan Peso, one dollar equals 43.88 of theirs. [xxii]        
  78. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.308 per gallon, $3.014 in Florida, $4.027 in Hawaii, and $3.817 in Washington state. [xxiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Utah: $3.644.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Ukraine: $4.169 per U.S. Gallon. [xxiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,494,915,832,772 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xxv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after the Chi-Coms, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is United Kingdom with $440 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  79. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 106 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka the laughing jackal, aka the gibbering orangutan, aka the screeching hyena, aka “Willie Brown’s Mattress,” to be in this extremely important job.  It’s also Day No. 12 since her first and only visit to the U.S.-Mexico border and there is no word as to when she will return and begin doing her job.
  80. 2021 Wednesday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– The Chi-Coms have announced that WHEN hostilities break out between the communists and the freedom-loving peoples of the REAL China- Taiwan- the Japanese had better stay the hell away or the Chi-Coms will DESTROY them.  Talk like this makes us wish the Imperial Japanese had overrun China in the 1930s and were still there today because in the ultimate struggle between freedom and tyranny, the Chinese Communist Party is the NUMBER ONE THREAT to the free peoples of the planet.  Not so much because of their military might but because of their use of United States dollars to finance the buying off of governments around the world to do their bidding and become lackeys.  We are big proponents of a neutron bomb first strike on all Chi-Com military bases and sites, something that should have occurred back in 1950.
  81. 2021 Wednesday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The Delta variant of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu is the prevailing one in the United States right now, one that drooling Joe Biden is going to dispatch his Joestapo agents door to door to make sure everyone has their vaccine.  Uh, Joe, if people go door to door forcing Americans to get this bulls**t vaccine, people are going to get their asses beat, if not shot.  And besides…what about it’s MY body, MY choice?  Six months ago, I thought if Trump was pushing the vaccine, we shouldn’t take it whereas now, EVERYONE must take it.  (Note- as a woman of piety and religious conviction, it sounds a great deal like the ‘Mark of the Beast’ to me).  In England, Chi-Vi cases there have quadrupled since last month.
  82. 2021 Wednesday I: Political News I– A new Echelon poll says that IF President Donald J. Trump does not run for a third term, “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis is the hands-down favorite to win the White House in 2024.  In other political news, powerhouse Rep. Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd CD, says that ‘Joe Biden talking tough to Russia is comical.’
  83. 2021 Wednesday J: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Biden regime is sending billions of dollars to Chicago Mayor Lori “Frog-Face” Lightfoot, CPUSA, to help her quell the crime wave surging throughout the Windy City, a wave of crime the ugliest woman in the world blames on President Donald J. Trump and gun store owners in neighboring Indiana.  We predict 95-99-percent of the money slobbering Joe Biden is sending there will end up in the Swiss bank accounts of everyone in public office within the nation’s third largest city.  It’s inevitable.
  84. 2021 Wednesday K: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– President Donald J. Trump said today that ‘Hunter Biden’s laptop makes Al Capone look like a baby.’  Amen.   Elsewhere, the punk who filmed George Floyd’s death and then became an instant star lost his uncle in a crash with law enforcement as he was trying to flee from a crime scene.
  85. 2021 Wednesday L: National Security News– Grant Stinchfield reported on his Newsmax show that BIG WALL STREET BANKS and pension funds are buying up entire neighborhoods with which to turn them into rentals, thus keeping the American people in a state of bondage.  We have warned of this for several years now but we believe that enemy nations such as the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Iranians, and others if smart are purchasing up housing tracts and commercial properties, not for resale but for purposes of transforming into rentals.  They do this via straw companies and buyers and in so doing are becoming the landlords of the American people which is a national security risk.  It is a risk the same way that a POS such as Bill Gates buying up American farmland at a rate heretofore unseen in U.S. history and then leaving it fallow is a national security risk.  This must stop.  NOW.
  86. 2021 Wednesday M: Human-Caused Disasters– The death toll in the Surfside, Florida, condo collapse now hovers somewhere around 46-50 with at least 90-plus still unaccounted for.  Local authorities say that any hope of finding anyone alive in the rubble now is almost impossible.
  87. 2021 Wednesday N: Fake News I– CNN took it upon itself to scold American parents for ‘not comprehending Criminal Race Theory,’ uh, what they call Critical Race Theory which is nothing but bigotry on steroids.  The foundation of Criminal, uh, Critical Race Theory is that the country was built atop SLAVERY.  Slavery was NOT good, but they act as though the United States was the ONLY nation in the world that had slaves.  When the Spanish came, they brought slaves as did the Portuguese, the Dutch, and the British, it was the way of life just as it is now.  Granted, slaves may not labor on plantations, but they sell their bodies against their will or hump drugs across the border.  The gist of the whole story is this: Haiti ended slavery in 1798.  Mexico in 1821.  The United States in 1865 at the cost of more than 600,000 lives, while Brazil ended slavery in 1881.  Heck, Saudi Arabia ended slavery in 1961 so what is the point in all this HATE being spewed by members of my party?  As a black woman, it offends me, they offend me, and it’s high time we take our country back and run this godless riffraff out of the country NOW.  Enough with the hate.  Nikole Hannah Jones and all the rest of the race pimps should be ashamed.  Besides, they are doing the Chi-Coms’ work for them.  -Bea O’Malley.
  88. 2021 Wednesday O: President Donald J. Trump News– Today, President Donald J. Trump announced the launch of a class-action lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter, and Google.  Everyone who has been victimized by any of these scurrilous scoundrels of left-wing companies understands the rank power these little boys and illegal aliens possess over the American people which is simply NOT right and must be stopped.  Famed legal scholar Dr. Alan Dershowitz says that Trump’s lawsuit is ‘particularly important.’
  89. 2021 Wednesday P: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, we have Super Lotto Draw #3575 with a $61 million jackpot on the line and second, we have Powerball Draw #861 with a $113 jackpot on the line for some lucky dog.  Stick around for the results of both.  First, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto: 10, 12, 32, 37, 39, and Mega 18.  Out of 134,375 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers BUT NO MEGA for a prize of $23,803 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Shell, McClellan, CA 95652 and (2) another Shell in Mariposa, CA 95338.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #861: 08, 21, 30, 49, 57, and Power 08.  In California, out of 61,837 winning tickets, the highest winners were 28 people who had FOUR numbers but no Powerball for a prize of $571 apiece.
  90. 2022 Thursday: Folks, stick around to uncover the truth along with the rest of us…

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The next repackaging of Beach Boys tunes hit the shelves of record stores on May 12, 1996: “20 Great Love Songs.”  The album featured Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson as well as Mike Love, David Marks, Alan Jardine, and Bruce Johnston instrumentation and vocals.  Included here are (1) “Good Vibrations” (2) “Then I Kissed Her” (3) “God Only Knows” (4) “Darlin’” (5) “Help Me, Rhonda” (6) “All Summer Long” (7) “Wendy” (8) “Don’t Worry Baby” (9) “You’re So Good to Me” and (10) “Why Do Fools Fall in Love.”  Next, we have (11) “I Can Hear Music” (12) “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (13) “Surfer Girl” (14) “Devoted to You” (15) “I’m So Young” (16) “There’s No Other (Like My Baby)” (17) “She Knows Me Too Well” (18) “Good to My Baby” (19) “Please Let Me Wonder” and (20) “I Was Made to Love Her.”  If you have yet to get in on the ground floor with this legendary rock-and-roll band, well, what the heck are you waiting for- you can get it in a Joe Biden minute by going to AllMusic, Amazon.com, Discogs, and eBay- or elsewhere of which you might know.  Seek it out, give it a listen, and pick it up- you will be glad you did.

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

[ii] We promoted the music of the Zombies, Argent, Rod Argent, and Colin Blunstone beginning on Monday, 28-October-2019 through Sunday, 05-January-2020.  Please, check them out and enjoy.

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

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

[v] The music of this famed British band, Family as well as the spin-off group, Streetwalkers, appeared on Tuesday, 08-October-2013 through Thursday, 31-October-2013.  Sadly, at the time, we failed to promote the music of both Axis Point as well as Roger Chapman’s solo catalog so we hope to correct those mistakes sometime within the next five years.

[vi] We promoted the music of Iron Butterfly beginning on Saturday, 27-July-2013 through Thursday, 08-August-2013.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your ever-growing collection of rock music.  Nothing one finds today compares with the classic rock of old.  Throw out your Maroon 5 albums and go with the crème de la crème of the 1960s and 1970s.

[vii] We shared the music of Deep Purple, Ian Gillan, Captain Beyond, Elf, and Rainbow beginning on Tuesday, 20-March-2018 and concluded this massive offering on Sunday, 14-October-2018.  Please seek out the music by all of these phenomenal bands.  All are fabulous

[viii] We look forward to promoting the music of the archetypal American rock band, the Beach Boys, sometime within the next five years or so.  Please keep posted for that day.  Thank you.

[ix] When the time will be right for the presentation of Elvis Presley is unknown but if we are still going strong in the 2030s, we expect to do so.  Please, stay tuned.

[x] We hope to promote the music of Soft Machine, Curved Air, and Kaleidoscope at some point in the near future.

[xi] We promoted the music of the Doors, the famed Los Angeles, California, hard rocking psychedelic band beginning on Saturday, 18-February-2012 through 02-April-2012.  We hope you will seek this legendary band out and consider adding it to your ever-growing collection.

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

[xiii] We began promoting the music of Pink Floyd, as well as the band’s individual members- Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Richard Wright, Nicky Mason, and Syd Barrett- beginning on Monday, April 20, 2020, running through Sunday, July 12, 2020.  One of the greatest British psychedelic rock bands in the world, we hope you will seek them out wherever you shop for the absolute best in rock music- you will be glad you did.

[xiv] We expect to present the music of the Jackson Five and Michael Jackson sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned for future developments.

[xv] 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)

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

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

[xviii] 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)

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

[xx] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

186. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JULY 05, 2022

1971 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon certified the 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which lowered the minimum voting age from 21 to 18. In 2019, the Democrats want to lower the age to 14 and to extend voting rights to felons in prison. It never stops. Many believe that voting should return to what the Founders wanted, ONLY people owning property had the right to vote. When you bestow voting on the masses, they will never vote for anything or anyone who does not represent their selfish interests like Democrats with trannys, illegal aliens, and criminal felons.

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186. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JULY 05, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Moore Wayne; U.S. Attorney General Felix Grundy; U.S. Secretaries of State Robert Bacon and Alexander Haig; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William P. Fessenden; U.S. Secretaries of War Henry Knox and Dwight F. Davis; U.S. Senator Roger Wicker; Aerosmith featuring Jimmy Crespo, the Band featuring Robbie Robertson, the Clash featuring Terry Chimes, “That’s All Right Mama” by Elvis Presley, the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Taylor, and  Steppenwolf featuring Michael Monarch:

  1. 649 Thursday: St. Martin the I begins his reign as the 74th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until November 12, 655.
  2. 1054 Wednesday: The Crab Nebula—the brightest ever seen—is first reported by eyewitnesses.   
  3. 1294 Monday: The reign of the 192nd Roman Catholic Pope St. Celestine V commences on this day.  Over the next 161 days, he would shepherd his flock until his death on December 13.   
  4. 1413 Monday: The reign of the 5th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mehmed I begins on this date.  He would guide all of Sunni Islam from today until May 26, 1421.
  5. 1687 Saturday:  Sir Isaac Newton first published his Principia Mathematica, a three-volume work setting out his mathematical principles of natural philosophy.
  6. 1750 Sunday: In Boston, Massachusetts, future 1st U.S. Secretary of War Henry Knox, is born.  A Federalist, he served under President George Washington, September 12, 1789, to December 31, 1794.
  7. 1808 Tuesday: British and Spanish forces clash at the Battle of Buenos Aires, Argentina.   
  8. 1811 Friday: Venezuela became the first South American nation to declare its independence from Spain.
  9. 1814 Tuesday: United States troops under the command of Jacob Brown defeated a superior British force at Chippewa, Canada.
  10. 1830 Monday: France invades Algeria, beginning a 40-year conquest to pacify it.  
  11. 1832 Thursday: The German government began curtailing the freedom of the press after German democrats advocate a revolt against Austrian rule.
  12. 1838 Thursday: The 13th U.S. Attorney General Felix Grundy assumed his position on this date.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Martin Van Buren from today until December 14,1839.
  13. 1860 Thursday: In Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, the future 39th U.S. Secretary of State Robert Bacon is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Theodore Roosevelt / served from January 27, 1909, to March 05, 1909.
  14. 1863 Sunday: U.S. Federal troops occupy Vicksburg, Mississippi, and distributed supplies to the citizens.    
  15. 1864 Tuesday: The 26th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William P. Fessenden assumed office on this date.  A member of several parties before becoming a Republican, he served under President Abraham Lincoln from today until March 03, 1865.
  16. 1865 Wednesday: William Booth founded the Salvation Army in London, England.  Under the U.S. Treasury Department, the Secret Service forms.  Meanwhile, the Treasury Department created the U.S. Secret Service to combat counterfeiting currency, forging, and altering the currency and securities.
  17. 1867 Friday: In Washington, D.C., U.S. Supreme Court 23rd Associate Justice James Moore Wayne died on this date.  President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill the seat of Democratic-Republican William Johnson.  Wayne, a Democrat, served from January 14, 1835, to July 05, 1867.
  18. 1879 Saturday: In St. Louis, Mo., future 49th U.S. Secretary of War Dwight F. Davis is born.  He would serve under President Calvin Coolidge from October 14, 1925, to March 04, 1929.
  19. 1884 Saturday: The U.S. Congress passes the Second Chinese Exclusion Act.   (In 2022, the Congress must pass a ‘Chi-Com Exclusion Act’- NO frigging COVID-19-carrying Chi-Coms).
  20. 1914 Sunday: Germany offers the Austro-Hungarian Empire aid so it can fight against Russia and Serbia during the opening days of World War I.   
  21. 1916 Wednesday: Two women, Adelina, and August Van Buren, started the first successful transcontinental motorcycle tour attempt starting in New York City and arriving in San Diego, California, on September 12, 1916.
  22. 1924 Saturday: A military revolt launches at Sao Paolo, Brazil.   
  23. 1935 Friday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the National Labor Relations Act, which authorized labor to organize for collective bargaining.  
  24. 1940 Friday: Vichy France and Great Britain sever ties over Britain’s sinking of the French fleet at Oran in French North Africa.
  25. 1941 Saturday: Operation Barbarossa continues as the Axis troops involved in the invasion come close to Leningrad, strike east towards Moscow, south into the Ukraine, and further south towards the Caucasus. German, Finnish, Hungarian and Romanian troops continue working in concert together as the Italians prepare to join the fray.  As they roll along, they encircle one Soviet army after another, reducing them, destroying them, and taking hundreds of thousands of prisoners.  Many people welcome the Nazis as the deliverers from communism they appear to be.  Little do they know that this would soon change.
  26. 1943 Monday: In the USSR, the greatest battle between armored forces the world has ever seen—involving 6,000 tanks—begins as the Axis launches an all-out assault on the city of Kursk.  Elsewhere, Robbie Robertson, future guitarist, and member of the Band[i], was born in Toronto, Canada.   
  27. 1946 Friday: Micheline Benardini modeled the bikini, created by Louis Reard, during a poolside fashion show in Paris, France.
  28. 1947 Saturday: Larry Doby made his debut with the Cleveland Indians, becoming the first black player in the American League three months after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in the National League.  In the game against the Chicago White Sox at Comiskey Park, Doby, pinch-hitting for Bryan Stephens, struck out in his first at-bat during the 7th inning; Chicago won the game by a final score of 6-5.
  29. 1948 Monday: Britain’s National Health Service Act went into effect, providing government-financed medical and dental care.
  30. 1950 Wednesday: Michael Monarch one of the original guitarists of the rock band Steppenwolf[ii] and later, Detective[iii], is born on this date in Los Angeles, California.  In Israel, the Law of Return passes, which guarantees ALL Jews a right to live within their country?  Meanwhile, in Pontotoc, Mississippi, future GOP U.S. Senator Roger Wicker is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 12-31-2007.  Finally, U.S. forces engaged the North Koreans for the first time at Osan, South Korea.  
  31. 1954 Monday: Elvis Presley’s[iv] first commercial recording session took place at Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee; the song he recorded was “That’s All Right, Mama.”  Elsewhere, Jimmy Crespo, future guitarist with Aerosmith[v] 1979-1984—was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on this date.
  32. 1956 Thursday: Future original drummer for the British rock band, the Clash[vi]—Terry Chimes—is born in Stepney, London, England, on this date.
  33. 1957 Friday: In Tulsa, Oklahoma, future heavyweight boxer, James “Quick” Tillis, is born on this date.  Over the course of his career, Tillis would compile a professional record of 85 fights, 42 wins (31 KOs), 22 losses, 1 draw, and 0 no contests.
  34. 1960 Tuesday: Mongolia adopts a constitution.   
  35. 1962 Thursday: After 132 years of direct French rule, Algeria finally gains its independence.
  36. 1969 Saturday: Following the death of Brian Jones, the Rolling Stones[vii] play a free concert at London’s Hyde Park to introduce new guitarist, Mick Taylor.
  37. 1971 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon certified the 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which lowered the minimum voting age from 21 to 18.  In 2019, the Democrats want to lower the age to 14 and to extend voting rights to felons in prison.  It never stops.     Many believe that voting should return to what the Founders wanted, ONLY people owning property had the right to vote.  When you bestow voting on the masses, they will never vote for anything or anyone who does not represent their selfish interests like Democrats with trannys, illegal aliens, and criminal felons.
  38. 1975 Saturday: Arthur Ashe became the first black man to win a Wimbledon singles title as he defeated Jimmy Connors.  
  39. 1982 Monday: The 59th U.S. Secretary of State Alexander Haig stepped down from his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 22, 1981, until today.
  40. 1984 Thursday: The U.S. Supreme Court weakened the 70-year-old “exclusionary rule,” deciding that evidence seized in good faith with defective court warrants could be used against defendants in criminal trials.
  41. 1989 Wednesday: “The Seinfeld Chronicles,” the pilot to the situation comedy “Seinfeld,” aired on NBC-TV.  Meanwhile, former U.S. National Security Council aide Oliver North received a $150,000 fine and a suspended prison term for his part in the Iran-Contra Affair.
  42. 1991 Friday: A worldwide financial scandal erupted as regulators in eight countries shut down the Bank of Credit and Commerce International.
  43. 1994 Tuesday: The United States changes its refugee policy and begins sending Haitian boat people back to Haiti.  Meanwhile, boxer Buster Douglas comes out of a diabetic coma.
  44. 1998 Sunday: Japan joined the U.S. and Russia in space exploration with the launching of the Planet-B probe to Mars.
  45. 2004 Monday: In a stinging rebuke, Mexican President Vicente Fox’s chief of staff, Alfonso Durazo said he objected to first lady Marta Sahagun’s presidential ambitions and claimed the administration was repeating some of the vices of the old ruling party that Fox had unseated after seven decades in power.
  46. 2009 Sunday: A bankruptcy judge ruled that General Motors Corp. could sell the bulk of its assets to a new company, clearing the way for the automaker to emerge from bankruptcy protection. 
  47. 2010 Monday: To quell terrorism and tunneling by Islamic militants into Israel, the Israeli government imposes a blacklist on the Gaza Strip, which prevents weapons, construction materials, and other items jihadist thugs can use against the Israeli people.  However, the ban does not include consumer goods the Palestinian people need to live.
  48. 2011 Tuesday: Celebrating 200 years of independence from Spain, Venezuela holds a military parade while people party in the streets of its cities.  Meanwhile, a jury in Orlando, Fla., found Casey Anthony- the hard-partying former mom- NOT guilty of murder, manslaughter, and child abuse in the 2008 disappearance and death of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee.
  49. 2012 Thursday: Europe’s largest freestanding structure, the Shard, standing 1,016 feet high officially opens in London, England.
  50. 2013 Friday: In Rome at the Vatican, Pope Francis cleared two of the 20th century’s most influential popes to become saints in the Roman Catholic Church, approving a miracle needed to canonize Pope John Paul II and waiving Vatican rules to honor  Pope John XXIII.   
  51.  2014 Saturday:  Argentina and the Netherlands join Brazil and Germany as World Cup semifinalists.
  52. 2015 Sunday: Greek voters say “NO” to austerity measures after missing a $1.6 billion bailout payment several days earlier leaving the IMF, the EU, and the European Central Bank to consider whether to expel the nation from their ranks.
  53. 2016 Tuesday:  Pompous, arrogant ass FBI Director James “The Saint” Comey strode to the microphones today to lay out a case for prosecuting former U.S. Secretary of State and current Democratic candidate for the 2016 Presidential Election.  In doing so, he raises the hopes among the American people that she will finally pay the price for being a corrupt POS but Comey ends his presentation on whether she should or not be charged over her ‘careless handling of her emails’ by saying he ‘doesn’t recommend prosecution’ which is not his decision to make but that of the U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch who remained mum.
  54. 2017 Wednesday: Numbers for the number of dead and wounded in Chicago over the Fourth of July weekend are appalling: 101 shot with at least 15 dead and yet NO one wants to address the elephant in the room, the fact that this is Black on Black genocide.  The reason these and other horrifying statistics are swept under the rug is because Democrats have been in control since the early 1930s.  WTF!  Where is Black Lives Matter when you need the communist scum?  Nowhere to be found.   
  55. 2018 Thursday: James Alex Fields Jr. pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges in a car attack on a crowd of protesters opposing a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia., on August 12, 2017; a 32-year-old woman died and dozens suffered grievous injuries.  Fields later pleaded guilty to 29 federal hate crime charges under a plea deal in which the prosecutors agreed not to seek the death penalty. 
  56. 2019 Friday: Near Ridgecrest, California, in eastern Kern County, a second stronger earthquake hits the area, already hammered by one a couple of days earlier, coming in at 7.1 magnitude.   Elsewhere, UNESCO declares ancient Iraqi city of Babylon a World Heritage Site.
  57. 2020 Sunday: The Beijing Bat Flu, the one Xi Jinping sent to the rest of the world, continues trashing the world as the escapee from the Wuhan Institute of Virology continues taking names and calling numbers.  Here are the stats for the globe for today: 11,304,534 confirmed cases, an increase of 211,352 cases, 531,659 confirmed deaths, an increase of 6,168 deaths, and 6,11,195 confirmed recoveries, an increase of 221,143.  In the United States, here are the stats for today: 2,929,625 confirmed cases- +69,929, 131,948 confirmed deaths, +399, and 878,748 confirmed recoveries, +13,752.
  58. 2020 Sunday A: In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington state- here are the stats, Golden State first: 260,165 confirmed cases, 6,331 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 999 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 756 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 35,247 confirmed cases, 1,354 confirmed deaths, and like other mostly BLUE locales, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  59. 2020 Sunday B: News reports out of Chicago- governed by the Democrats for the past 54 years- confirm at least 74 shootings with at least 14 fatalities including some young kids so where oh where are Black Lives Matter? [viii]  Don’t black lives in Chicago matter or is it a ‘selective concern’ for black lives when they can twist the situation to fit a political outcome?  President Donald J. Trump reached out to big city Democratic mayors willing to help them with their violence problems but of course, they called him a “RACIST” for asking.
  60. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 184,912,094 confirmed cases, +375,398, 4,000,309 confirmed deaths, +7,497 and 169,280,164 confirmed recoveries, +39,762.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,598,355 confirmed cases, UP 6,279 from yesterday’s reporting, 621,335 confirmed deaths, UP 42, [ix] and 29,280,164 confirmed recoveries, UP 183,346.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  61. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 303,429 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 156,220 deaths  
  62. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,822,179 confirmed cases, 63,758 confirmed deaths, and 2,074,859 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,382,980 confirmed cases, 37,985 confirmed deaths, and 2,215,966 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,043 confirmed cases, 518 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 454,759 confirmed cases, 5,987 confirmed deaths, and 226,690 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Puerto Rico, home of AOC’s pobrecita abuelita: they have 275,320 confirmed cases, 2,552 confirmed deaths, and 121,227 confirmed recoveries. [xi]    
  63. 2021 Monday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 843,465 confirmed cases, 6,429 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 834,195 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Papua New Guinea, 139th country on the list: 17,098 cases of the virus, 173 confirmed deaths and 16,518 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  64. 2021 Monday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,786.35, UP 152.82 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,693.33, UP 116.95 points (+0.81%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,352.34, UP 32.40 points (+0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $75.19 per barrel, +0.03 (+0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,787.70 per troy oz., +4.40 (+0.25%) while the price of SILVER is $26.60 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.35%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,089.60 per troy oz, +1.90 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, +0.00 (+0.07%).[xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,785.54 per troy oz, +21.67 (+0.78%).[xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $19,500.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-2.99%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., +20,500.00 (+3.49%). [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.83.     In Tanzanian Schilling, one greenback equals 2,314.00 and in Thai Baht, a buck equals 32.14 and in Trinidad and Tobago Dollar, one dollar equals 6.93 of theirs. [xvi]        
  65. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.303 per gallon, $3.011 in Florida, $4.021 in Hawaii, and $3.801 in Washington state. [xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Tennessee: $2.881.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Gabon: $4.166 per U.S. Gallon. [xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,487,342,957,683 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after ALL OTHERS, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is we return to the top with Japan with $1,251,000,000 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position.
  66. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, by our count, today is Day No. 104 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and Day No. 10 since her photo op visit to El Paso where everything was choreographed for the gibbering jackal.  According to One America News, the numbers are astounding and remember- somehow, the Dems are blaming President Donald J. Trump for the utter fiasco unfolding along the southern border.  Here are their numbers for this horrendous holocaust of illegals invading our country: first, (1) Total Cost this Day of caring for the vermin flowing in from around the world: $553,348,672.  Imagine this money going to Tunnel 2 Towers, to Wounded Warriors, to Disabled American Vets?  It would be life changing.  Next, (2) Total Cost this Year of caring for the tidal wave of unwashed humanity seeking to rape the United States: $203,293,130,752.  Imagine this money going to help the American people recover from the disaster of the Chi-Com Bat Flu Virus f**king up the country?  It would be amazing.  Third, here is the estimated number of illegal aliens who have swarmed into the USA this year: 2,083,591.  Fourth and final, here is the number of fence-climbing, river-swimming, visa-overstaying illegals lurking within the fabric of the U.S.- and remember- this is a conservative estimate: 36,083,592.  (Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Folks, we created this blog back in 2009 and at that time, we estimated the numbers of illegals in the United States to be between 35-50 million whereas now, we estimate there are between 75-100 million of illegals sucking away at what belongs to the American people.  This is NOT right.
  67. 2021 Monday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– The Taliban is ramping up its warnings that if NOT ALL foreign troops evacuate Afghanistan, they will be considered open targets of the criminal Islamist thugs.  Elsewhere, BIG TECH companies are threatening to leave Hong Kong due to new Chi-Com laws being imposed on them.   In other fascinating news, we learn today that Israel used autonomous drone swarms to locate targets in the Gaza Strip during their 11-day conflict earlier in the year.  The drones located the targets, and the Israelis neutralized the scumbags.  Excellent.   Meanwhile, Russian warplanes are conducting bombing runs in the Black Sea while NATO allies- mostly the U.S. and Great Britain- are conducting military exercises with Ukraine.  Vladimir Putin did say last week that he could have sunk the British warship sailing the waters and that ‘World War III would NOT occur.’  Okay, Vlad.  Remember- the U.S. and the U.K. saved your asses in World War II.  POS.
  68. 2021 Monday H: Joe Biden News I– When drooling Joe Biden was asked about recent Chi-Com and Russian cyberattacks on the U.S., he fumbled through his notes looking for the answer given him via his handlers.  How embarrassing this loser is to the American people in particular and the Free World in general.  Loser with a capital ‘L.’  Speaking of the cyberattacks of which slobbering Joe Biden knows nothing, they are demanding $70 million to restore data to the companies they have hacked.
  69. 2021 Monday I: Political News I– Rep. Cori “The Bitch” Bush, CPUSA-MO 1st congressional district, is drawing heavy flak for having proclaimed “Black people still aren’t free in the United States.”  Says a woman elected to the U.S. Congress by the citizens (and illegal aliens, too) of her district.  Are people like “The Bitch” this stupid not to see the irony in what she has said?  Citizens of Missouri, vote this piece of human fecal matter out of office in November 2022.  Another left-wing loser, Rep. Maxine “Prune Face” Waters, CPUSA-CA 43rd CD, displayed her stupidity when she babbled that ‘Fourth of July applies ONLY to white men.’  Oh, tell us more, oracle of ignorance.  Speaking of female dogs, Governor ‘Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer, CPUSA-MI, is trailing in new polls.  Good.  She must go, too.   Oh, since we are on this topic of female curs, Governor Kate Brown, CPUSA-OR, says that ‘FEMA is racist’ because they ‘won’t help illegal aliens’ in her state and that ‘illegal aliens are more important than native citizens.’  WTF is wrong with these people?
  70. 2021 Monday J: Political News II– In other political news, famed political strategist and historian Dick Morris says that the prosecutions going against President Donald J. Trump and the Trump Organization are designed to ‘shut him up’ which they won’t.  Speaking of the President, Rep. James “Chi-Com Cash” Clyburn, CPUSA-SC 6th CD, says that ‘President Trump may have to come and testify before the ‘esteemed and apolitical’ January 06, 2021, Select Committee.’  Uh-huh.  In your dreams, communist bag man.  In other political news- and this is humorous- Governor Asa Hutchinson, RINO-AR, says he ‘is considering a 2024 presidential run.’  Sure, you and Chris “Lard Lad” Christie, Mitt “The RINO” Romney, Nikki “Two-Face” Haley, and loads of other RINOs.  In the words of Bob Dylan, “You ain’t going nowhere.”
  71. 2021 Monday K: Political News III– House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd CD, points out the truth that it’s the Democrats who are defunding law enforcement.  (Note- the Dems always tack defense bills or law enforcement bills onto other, extreme lunatic bills which the GOP cannot vote for and then blames the Republicans for doing what the Dems seek to do like defunding the cops.  Meanwhile, Democratic-Socialists are crying that the conservatives on the U.S. Supreme Court are laying the groundwork for what they call the ‘devastation to come’ regarding democracy.  Folks, the Supreme Court is standing with the proponents of FREEDOM and FAIR ELECTIONS so stop with the crying and with the attempts at corrupting our elections system.
  72. 2021 Monday L: Joe Biden Regime News I– TC Energy- the company behind the now-canceled Keystone XL Pipeline- is suing the Biden regime over shutting down the project which benefits the peoples of Canada and the United States.  By canceling it, Joe Biden has strengthened Russia, OPEC, and other oil producers while leaving the U.S. dependent upon other nations.  Shame on Joe Biden.  We hope TC Energy wins the lawsuit.
  73. 2021 Monday M: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– A California man is facing federal charges after a truck in which he was transporting a gigantic amount of commercial grade fireworks blew up and injured 17 people.  Elsewhere, CNN reports that over the course of the three-day Fourth of July weekend, more than 400 shootings have occurred in mostly BLUE towns and cities with at least 150 of them being FATAL.  Democrats blame Donald J. Trump for all the violence when in fact, it’s the Democrats corrupt and evil policies causing the violence.  Just look at Chicago Mayor Lori “Frog-Face” Lightfoot- she blames Trump and everyone else for the problems besetting her city when in fact, it’s HER.  It’s ‘Frog-Face.’  She is a loser.
  74. 2021 Monday N: Fake News I– The New York Times has come under fire for comparing ‘flag wavers’ to ‘Trump supporters.’  Most Trump supporters are flag wavers but the corrupt, left leaning ‘newspaper of record’ hates the country and hates patriots.  Shame on them.  Why are they even still in business?   Speaking of America-haters, a new poll says that ONLY 36-percent of young Americans are proud of the greatest nation on Earth.  Shame on them.  Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, blasts the ‘Old Grey Lady’ for calling the American flag ‘divisive.’
  75. 2021 Monday O: Economic News– GOP-controlled states are doing extremely well economically and doing so sans the extra unemployment insurance the Biden regime is raining down upon the citizens of BLUE STATES with which to keep them at home and their economies in the doldrums.
  76. 2022 Tuesday:  Everyone knows the drill- stick around to discover the truth along with the rest of us- you will be glad you did…

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Brian Wilson’s second solo album- “I Just Wasn’t Made for Times Like These”- came out on August 15, 1995 and features re-recordings of his songs from the Beach Boys as this is a soundtrack from a film made by Don Was.   Brian Wilson performs the vocals and piano while his supporting cast features James “Hutch” Hutchinson (bass), Jim Keltner (drums), Mark Goldenberg (guitars), daughters Carrie and Wendy on backing vocals, Benmont Tench (pianos, organs), Waddy Watchtel (guitars), Dave McMurray (saxophones and flutes), as well as several others.   There are 11 great tunes on this album, ones everyone knows and loves.  We hope you will seek this one out and consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  We think you will be extremely glad you did.  Look for it now.

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[i] We hope to promote the music of both the Band and its members sometime in the next 10-15 years.  The presentation would include the solo catalogs of Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, and Richard Manuel.

[ii] We promoted the music of Steppenwolf, beginning on Friday, 25-May-2012 through Sunday, 17-June-2012.  You definitely need to check the music of this iconic band out ASAP.

[iii] Sadly, Detective was a short-lived band but one that had the potential to be as legendary as Led Zeppelin, if only Disco was not trashing the airwaves.  You will find their three albums on: (1) Tuesday, 29-July-2014, (2) Thursday, 31-July-2014, and (3) Friday, 01-August-2014.  We hope you will seek them out.

[iv] When the time will be right for the presentation of Elvis Presley is unknown but if we are still going strong in the 2030s, we expect to do so.  Please, stay tuned.

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

[vi] Look for the Clash sometime within the next 5-10 years.  We know you will enjoy them.

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

[viii] It should be clear to all interested, well-informed readers that the Democrats could care less about black lives unless, of course, they can use their agonies to accomplish their perverted political goals.  Ask yourselves, why do blacks face murder and mayhem week after week in BLUE cities across the nation?  Why are Planned Parenthood centers predominantly near black and other minority communities?  Because to Democrats, ‘black lives don’t matter.’  Why then do blacks and other minorities continue voting for Democrats?  

[ix] 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)

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

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

[xii] 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)

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

[xiv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

185. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 04, 2022

1910 Monday A: Meanwhile- in Reno, Nevada, in what was billed as “The Fight of the Century,” black world heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson defeated white former champ James J. Jeffries via a TKO at the 2:20 minute mark of Round 15 in a scheduled 45-round championship bout. Johnson retained the world heavyweight boxing title and put his record to 50-5-10-3. As for Jeffries, his record went to 19-1-2-2 with the loss and proved to be his final fight.

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185. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 04, 2022:

Independence Day- Happy Birthday, America!  Long may she survive, let us make it to the end of our long national nightmare on January 20, 2025!

Presidents John Adams—Thomas Jefferson—(and U.S. Secretary of War) James Monroe, and Calvin Coolidge; Vice President Hannibal Hamlin; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Melville Fuller; U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Franklin Butler; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Walter L. Fisher; U.S. Secretary of State and U.S. Secretary of War William L. Marcy; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury George M. Bibb; the Animals featuring Dave Rowberry, Blondie featuring Nigel Harrison, Canned Heat featuring Alan Wilson, Electric Flag featuring Harvey Brooks, Fleetwood Mac featuring Jeremy Spencer, Foo Fighters featuring William Goldsmith, INXS featuring Kirk Pengilly, and “Give Peace a Chance” by the Plastic Ono Band:

  1. 1415 Tuesday: The reign of the 205th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XII ends on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on November 30, 1406.  From today until November 11, 1417, no legitimate pope was elected, sort of like how in 2022, the American people are struggling through an illegitimate Biden-Harris regime.
  2. 1453 Monday: At Breslau, Germany, 41 Jewish martyrs are burned at the stake.
  3. 1776 Thursday: The amended Declaration of Independence, prepared by Thomas Jefferson, was approved, and signed by John Hancock, the President of the Continental Congress in America.
  4. 1796 Monday: The first Independence Day celebration takes place in the United States.  The American people were so patriotic, the celebrations intense, unlike the collapsing country of 2022 when entire generations have been indoctrinated to hate their country and to celebrate all things left-wing, perverse, and disgusting.
  5. 1802 Sunday: The United States Military Academy officially opened at West Point, New York.
  6. 1803 Monday: The Louisiana Purchase was announced in newspapers.  The U.S. purchased the property from France for $15 million or 4 cents an acre.  Meanwhile, the “Corps of Discovery,” led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, began the exploration of the territory on May 14, 1804.
  7. 1817 Friday: Construction began on the Erie Canal to connect Lake Erie and the Hudson River.  The middle section of the waterway required three years to complete; the entire canal was finished in 1825.
  8. 1826 Tuesday: The second President of the United States—John Adams—as well as the third President of the United States—Thomas Jefferson[i]—died on this date.  Jefferson died in Charlottesville, Virginia, at age 83 while Adams died in Quincy, Massachusetts at age 90.  Prior to becoming president, he also served the nation as its first official secretary of state, serving under President George Washington from March 22, 1790, to December 31, 1793.
  9. 1831 Monday: The fifth president of the United States—James Monroe—died on this date in New York City, N.Y. at age 73.  He also served the nation as its eighth secretary of war.  He served under President James Madison from September 27, 1814, to March 02, 1815, and then became president.
  10. 1838 Wednesday: The 12th U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Franklin Butler left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren from November 15, 1833, until today. 
  11. 1844 Thursday: The 17th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury George M. Bibb assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents John Tyler and James K. Polk from today until March 07, 1845. 
  12. 1845 Friday: American writer Henry David Thoreau began his two-year experiment in simple living at Walden Pond, near Concord, Massachusetts.
  13. 1848 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., developers lay the cornerstone of the Washington Memorial.  
  14. 1857 Saturday: In Ballston Spa, New York, former 21st U.S. Secretary of State William L. Marcy died.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Franklin Pierce from March 07, 1853, to March 06, 1857.  As 20th U.S. Secretary of War, he Served under President James K. Polk from March 06, 1845, to March 04, 1849.
  15. 1862 Friday: In Wheeling, Virginia, future 25th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Walter L. Fisher is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President William Howard Taft from March 13, 1911, to March 05, 1913.
  16. 1863 Saturday: The Civil War Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, ended as Confederate forces surrendered to the Union troops.  Meanwhile, General Robert E. Lee’s troops begin their withdrawal from Gettysburg.
  17. 1872 Thursday: Future 30th President of the United States—Republican Calvin Coolidge—is born on this date in Plymouth Notch, Vermont.  Prior to becoming president, he served as vice president under President Warren G. Harding as the 29th vice president of the country.
  18. 1881 Monday: Booker T. Washington establishes Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.
  19. 1886 Sunday: The first rodeo in America took place Prescott, Arizona.
  20. 1891 Saturday: The 15th Vice President of the United States March 04, 1861-March 04, 1865, under President Abraham Lincoln—Republican Hannibal Hamlin—died on this date in Bangor, Maine, at age 81.
  21. 1892 Monday: On this date, San Diego inaugurated the first double-checked streetcar service.
  22. 1894 Wednesday: The Republic of Hawaii is proclaimed with Sanford B. Dole (of Dole Pineapple) as its president.
  23. 1906 Wednesday: Great Britain, France, and Italy grant independence to Ethiopia.
  24. 1910 Monday: In Sorrento, Maine, the 50th U.S. Supreme Court and 8th Chief Justice of the United States- Melville Fuller- died on this date.  President Grover Cleveland nominated Fuller to fill the seat of Chief Justice Morrison Waite; Fuller served on the nation’s high court from July 20, 1888, to July 04, 1910. 
  25. 1910 Monday A: Meanwhile- in Reno, Nevada, in what was billed as “The Fight of the Century,” black world heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson defeated white former champ James J. Jeffries via a TKO at the 2:20 minute mark of Round 15 in a scheduled 45-round championship bout.  Johnson retained the world heavyweight boxing title and put his record to 50-5-10-3.  As for Jeffries, his record went to 19-1-2-2 with the loss and proved to be his final fight.
  26. 1911 Tuesday: At Nashua, New Hampshire, a state record for the hottest day is set as temperatures hit 106°F.
  27. 1912 Thursday: The 48-star American flag recognizing New Mexico’s statehood was adopted.  Elsewhere, a train wreck near Corning, New York, claimed 39 lives.
  28. 1917 Wednesday: During a ceremony in Paris honoring the French hero of the American Revolution, U.S. Army Lt. Col. Charles E. Stanton, an aide to Maj. Gen. John J. “Blackjack” Pershing, declared, “Lafayette, we are here!”  
  29. 1934 Wednesday: Boxer Joe Louis won his first professional fight.  
  30. 1939 Tuesday: Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees delivered his famous farewell speech in which, he called himself the “luckiest man in the world.”
  31. 1940 Thursday: Dave Rowberry, the man who replaced Alan Price in the English rock band, the Animals[ii], and played with them from 1965-1966 and again from 1999-2003 was born in in Mapperley, England, on this date.
  32. 1941 Friday: Latvians joining the Nazi and Axis cause in the early days of Operation Barbarossa, capture and execute 416 Jews.  Meanwhile, the Yugoslav politburo undergoes reorganization with Tito coming out on top.
  33. 1942 Saturday: The first U.S. Army Air Force bombing raid over Nazi-occupied Europe happens on this date during World War II.
  34. 1943 Sunday: Alan Wilson, vocalist, and guitarist with the rock band Canned Heat[iii] is born on this date in Arlington, Massachusetts.  Over the span of his short life, he would be celebrated as one of the all-time greatest slide guitarists and harpists (mouth harp, that is).  His vocal style was also quite unique and between him and Bob “The Bear” Hite, Canned Heat would be a powerhouse band for a decade.  The group continues to this day with drummer Fito De La Parra being the driving force.  
  35. 1944 Tuesday: The first Japanese Kamikaze attacks against the U.S. fleet anchored off Iwo Jima takes place during World War II.  Meanwhile, in the USA, future bassist with the rock band, Electric Flag [iv]—Harvey Brooks—is born on this date in Manhattan, N.Y.
  36. 1946 Thursday: The Philippines achieved full independence for the first time in over four-hundred years.
  37. 1948 Sunday: Jeremy Spencer, one of the original guitarists of British rock band Fleetwood Mac[v] is born on this date in Hartlepool, County Durham, England.  He would perform with the band for several years before jumping ship to join a religious cult. 
  38. 1958 Friday: Kirk Pengilly, future member of the Australian rock band, INXS [vi], (guitars/saxophones/vocals 1977-2012), is born in that nation on today’s date in Kew, Victoria, Australia.
  39. 1959 Saturday: America’s 49-star flag recognizing Alaskan statehood was officially unfurled.
  40. 1960 Monday: America’s 50-star flag, recognizing Hawaiian statehood, was officially unfurled.
  41. 1964 Saturday: The Beach Boys’ “I Get Around” reaches #1.[vii]
  42. 1966 Monday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson signs the Freedom of Information Act.
  43. 1969 Friday: The Plastic Ono Band[viii] releases the song, “Give Peace a Chance” in the United Kingdom.
  44. 1972 Tuesday: In Seattle, Washington, future early drummer with the rock band, Foo Fighters[ix] 1994-1997, William Goldsmith is born.  He would also play with a band called Sunny Day Real Estate, among others.
  45. 1976 Sunday: Israeli commandoes raided the airport at Entebbe, Uganda, rescuing almost all the crew and passengers of an Air France jetliner seized by pro- Palestinian hijackers.
  46. 1977 Monday: Nigel Harrison replaces Gary Valentine as the bassist of the rock group, Blondie[x].
  47. 1980 Friday: While pitching for the Houston Astros, Nolan Ryan becomes the 4th Major League Baseball pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters.  In a game against the Cincinnati Reds, Ryan strikes out Caesar Geronimo to achieve this amazing MLB milestone. 
  48. 1982 Sunday: The Space Shuttle Columbia concluded its fourth and final test flight with a smooth landing at Edwards Air Force Base in eastern Kern County. 
  49. 1987 Saturday: “The Butcher of Lyon” Nazi Klaus Barbie receives the sentence of life in prison for the crimes he committed in their city during World War II.   He died in September 1991.
  50. 1997 Friday: The Mars Pathfinder, an unmanned spacecraft, landed on Mars.  A rover named Sojourner then deployed to the planet to gather data about the surface of the planet.  Meanwhile, CBS newsman Charles Kuralt died in New York at age 62.
  51. 2009 Saturday: After eight years of closure due to the attacks of September 11, 2001, and renovations, the crown atop the Statue of Liberty reopens to the public.  Amazing!
  52. 2010 Sunday: An Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for allegedly committing adultery takes place on this date; Iranian human rights activist Mina Ahadi attempts to stop this barbaric act but fails.
  53. 2011 Monday: Author J. K. Rowling—creator of the Harry Potter series among others—ends her 15-year working relationship with her agent, Christopher Little.
  54. 2012 Wednesday: In the Galilee region of northern Israel in an ancient synagogue, archaeologists uncover a coin bearing the likeness of the Biblical Sampson with an inscription in Hebrew.
  55. 2013 Thursday: Deep in the jungles of Brazil, researchers discover a new, heretofore unknown species of lizard no more than the size of a coin and weighing less than one gram.  Elsewhere, Egypt’s interim president, Adly Mansour, was sworn in following the ouster of Mohammed Morsi, the Islamist leader and friend of President Barack Hussein Obama overthrown by the military after just one year in office.  Finally, on the Fourth of July, a wave of shootings occur across Chicago as 12 people are shot dead and at least another 60 are wounded to varying degrees.  Yet, NO one ever talks about the black-on-black genocide occurring in the Windy City because Democrats have controlled the city since the early 1930s.  WTF!
  56. 2014 Friday: The European Banking Authority cautions banks against accepting or trading in virtual currencies such as Bitcoin until the European Commission can find a way to regulate such transactions; regulators cited the risk of fraud and money laundering.
  57. 2015 Saturday: UNESCO has added new sites to its World Heritage list, including the regions of Champagne and Burgundy in France, both Susa and the cultural setting of Maiman in Iran, and the Singapore Botanical Gardens, among others.
  58. 2016 Monday: NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully enters the orbit of the gas giant planet, Jupiter. 
  59. 2017 Tuesday: The United States confirmed that North Korea had launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, as the North had boasted, and the U.S. and South Korea had feared.  Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called it a “new escalation of the threat” to the U.S.
  60. 2018 Wednesday: British police said two Britons who fell critically ill in the town of Amesbury were exposed to nerve agent Novichok, the same material used to poison a former Russian spy in a nearby area months earlier.  Meanwhile, in the “Bastion of Freedom” Hong Kong, their top court rules that homosexual couples are entitled to the same rights as heterosexual couples.  Of course, this drives the communists on the mainland insane. 
  61. 2019 Thursday: Near the town of Ridgecrest, California, in northeastern Kern County, home of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, a 6.4 earthquake- the largest in the state in 20 years- slams the desert community.   Meanwhile, the United Nations points its impotent finger at Venezuela, accusing the socialist-communist nation where Chavismo reigns supreme of using death squads and an agenda of terror to keep the population subdued.   The world body points to the fact that in 2018, at least 5,287 people lost their lives at the hands of the police and their communist Cuban goon squad, supposedly for ‘resisting arrest.’  IF the world body is so concerned, do what the hell the civilized nations and the Soviet Union created the world body to do, to stop this kind of crap by mobilizing troops and sending them there to topple the government of bus driver President Nicolas Maduro.  Do it NOW!  Elsewhere, in Washington, D.C., President Donald J. Trump holds a “Salute to America” celebration with U.S. military personnel, tanks on the Washington Mall so people can view military equipment for which their tax dollars pay as well as various military aircraft doing flyovers.  It was awesome to witness although the Democrats were weeping and wailing over the fact that ‘Trump used the military to promote an authoritarian agenda.’  [xi]
  62. 2020 Saturday: Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the Chinese Flu, you know, the Chinese “gift” that won’t stop giving, statistics for today: 11,093,182 confirmed cases, UP 219,036, 525,491 confirmed deaths, UP 4,136, and 5,890,052 confirmed recoveries, UP 122,642.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 2,859,696 confirmed cases, UP 63,604 new cases, 131,549 confirmed deaths, UP 693, and 864,996 confirmed recoveries, UP 81,23.  Next, in the three states where 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: 248,235 confirmed cases, 6,263 confirmed deaths, but thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom being little more than a festering POS, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 975 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 754 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 34,919 confirmed cases, 1,352 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t list the number of confirmed recoveries.
  63. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 184,536,696 confirmed cases, +295,480, 3,992,812 confirmed deaths, +5,434 and 168,882,546 confirmed recoveries, +270,724.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,592,076 confirmed cases, UP 3,900 from yesterday’s reporting, 621,293 confirmed deaths, UP 38,[xii] and 29,096,818 confirmed recoveries, UP 9,397.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xiii]  
  64. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 303,387 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 156,262 deaths  
  65. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,821,425 confirmed cases, 63,759 confirmed deaths, and 2,074,729 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,382,980 confirmed cases, 37,985 confirmed deaths, and 2,215,966 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,995 confirmed cases, 518 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 454,759 confirmed cases, 5,987 confirmed deaths, and 226,690 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Vermont: they have 24,419 confirmed cases, 258 confirmed deaths, and 24,027 confirmed recoveries. [xiv]  
  66. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 842,969 confirmed cases, 6,428 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 834,051 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- French Polynesia, 137th country on the list: 19,011 cases of the virus, 142 confirmed deaths and 18,855 confirmed recoveries. [xv]     
  67. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,786.35, UP 152.82 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,693.33, UP 116.95 points (+0.81%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,352.34, UP 32.40 points (+0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $75.19 per barrel, +0.03 (+0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,787.70 per troy oz., +4.40 (+0.25%) while the price of SILVER is $26.60 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.35%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,089.60 per troy oz, +1.90 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, +0.00 (+0.07%). [xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,785.54 per troy oz, +21.67 (+0.78%). [xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,500.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-2.99%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., +20,500.00 (+3.49%). [xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.78.     In Swiss Franc, one greenback equals 0.92 and in Syrian Pound, a buck equals 2,510.00 and in Taiwan Dollar, one dollar equals 27.90 of theirs. [xix]        
  68. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.299 per gallon, $3.011 in Florida, $4.021 in Hawaii, and $3.797 in Washington state. [xx]    Let’s look at one other location- South Dakota: $3.053.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Ukraine: $4.113 per U.S. Gallon. [xxi] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,483,147,227,019 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xxii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Australia, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is ALL OTHERS with $215 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position.
  69. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 103 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and her ninth day since her first and last visit to the vicinity of the border.   The catastrophe continues by the day.  Here are the numbers as reported by One America News[xxiii] regarding this unnecessary disaster: (1) Cost this Day of caring for the illegal aliens suckling at the teats of the American taxpayers: $575,203,072.  Next, (2) Total Cost this Year of caring for the massive amount of parasitical invaders: $202,219,094,016.  Imagine what good that money could do for the American people?  Moving on, (3) Numbers of Illegals who have crossed into the United States since January 21: 2,072,583.  Finally, (4) Total Numbers of Illegal Aliens estimated to be in the U.S.: 36,072,584.  Folks, this last number is an extreme conservative number.  We at the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics estimated the numbers back when our blog began in 2009 as then being 35-50 million whereas now, we believe there are between 75-100 million illegals roaming about the country.  (Note- we would encourage everyone to watch the original “Red Dawn” movie starring Patrick Swayze.  You will see something utterly amazing in that movie when Powers Boothe tells the Wolverines how the invasion of the United States began).
  70. 2022 Monday: Happy Fourth of July, Independence Day, the ONLY Independence Day in the United States.  Stick around to see if anything is going on today, like a Chi-Com first strike on Washington, D.C.  Everyone knows old Joe is down in the basement spanking the wank, you know, ‘pulling a Toobin.’  Senile old coots like that sort of thing…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0881 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Seagulls at Sunset.”  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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Friends, Capitol Records has to be one of the most innovative record labels for repackaging the same material over and over and over and over ad infinitum.  The next Beach Boys release is “The Greatest Hits Volume One- 20 Good Vibrations” which came out on April 04, 1995.  The cuts include (1) “Surfin’ Safari” (2) “Surfin’ USA” (3) “Surfer Girl” (4) “Little Deuce Coupe” (5) “Be True to Your School” (6) “Fun, Fun, Fun” (7) “I Get Around” (8) “Shut Down” (9) “Dance, Dance, Dance” (10) “Do You Wanna Dance” (11) “Help Me, Rhonda” (12) “California Girls” (13) “Barbara Ann” (14) “Sloop John B.” (15) “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (16) “Good Vibrations” (17) “409” (18) “God Only Knows” (19) “Catch a Wave” and (20) “Kokomo.”  Capitol Records has done it yet again- repackaged a glorious collection of tunes that will delight the listeners new and old.  It’s a great album available at a variety of places so seek it out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- we think you will be extremely glad that you did.  It’s the crème de la crème of the world’s first surf-rock group.

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[i] Little would President Thomas Jefferson ever know about 190 some years later, American communists in Black Lives Matter and Antifa and other left-wing, Democrat-funded group would revile this brave founding father and American leader as an EVIL SLAVEOWNER to which we say, “F**K THEM!”  We cannot judge people of the past by those of today.  We must stop the vile communists, well-funded by George Soros, Beijing, and other leftist POS from destroying the nation’s heritage, both good and bad.  We here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM will fight tooth and nail to protect the United States and all its history.

[ii] We began presenting the music of the Animals, of Eric Burdon and the Animals, of Eric Burdon, Eric Burdon and War, and War beginning on Monday, 08-June-2015 and the presentation ran through Sunday, 02-August-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and consider making them a part of your listening enjoyment.

[iii] We began promoting the music of Canned Heat on Sunday, 05-June-2011 through Sunday, 17-July-2011.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[iv] Not sure when exactly we will present the music of Elvin Bishop along with Electric Flag and Buddy Miles.

[v] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  At the time we did so- in the earliest days of our second blog- we overlooked all of the individual solo efforts by everyone, ranging from Jeremy Spencer, Danny Kirwan, Peter Green, Bob Welch, to Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks, and Lindsey Buckingham.  We hope to rectify that fledgling error by doing an updated presentation sometime in the future.  Please stay tuned.

[vi] We look forward to promoting the music of INXS sometime within the next 15 years or so.  We hope you will be there when we do.  We thank you.

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

[viii] 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 and the Plastic Ono Band.

[ix] When we do the music of Nirvana, we will be doing the music of Foo Fighters, Stone Temple Pilots, Pearl Jam, Hole, and Smashing Pumpkins.  Stick around as that is going to be gloriously fun.

[x] We hope to promote the music of Blondie within the next 7-8 years.  We hope you will be with us when we do.  When we do, we will do our best to include the music of various collaborations and spin-offs from the group, seeing as how every member was extremely talented. 

[xi] To which, we say, “F**K the Democrats, stop the crying, shut your mouths, you insolent unpatriotic POS.

[xii] 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)

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

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

[xv] 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)

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

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

[xxiii] Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT.

181. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2022

1941 Monday: During the Nazi drive into the Soviet Union, a pro-Nazi group declares the independence of the Ukraine. As Axis troops entered various towns and cities, they were astounded to see cheering citizens throwing flowers upon them. They were finally free from the hell imposed on them by Soviet thug Josef Stalin. Had the Germans played this differently, the world might be a completely different place.

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181. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2022:

Presidents Warren G. Harding and William Howard Taft; Vice President William A. Wheeler; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Clinton Anderson; U.S. Attorney General Philander C. Knox; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Robert Gates and Donald Rumsfeld; U.S. Secretary of State Louis McLane; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase; U.S. Secretary of War William Howard Taft; Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, Dire Straits featuring Hal Lindes, Little River Band featuring Glenn Shorrock, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band featuring Steve Waller, and the Supremes featuring Florence Ballard and Betty McGlown:

  1. 296 Tuesday: St. Marcellinus begins his reign as the 29th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pontiff until April 26, 304.   
  2. 1294 Wednesday: The city of Berne, Switzerland, expels its Jewish population.
  3. 1409 Friday: The 205.1st Roman Catholic Antipope Alexander V assumed his pontifical role on this date.  Elected in opposition to Pope Gregory XII, he would guide all Christendom from today until May 03, 1410.
  4. 1520 Wednesday: Spanish Conquistadors under the command of Hernando Cortez take Aztec gold from their temples in Mexico City as they attempt to flee from the increasingly hostile Aztec people.  Known as “La Noche Triste,” aka “The Sad Night,” numerous conquistadors lose their lives as they attempt to cross various bodies of water in the city loaded down with Aztec treasure.  During the battle, Montezuma II, ruler of the Aztecs, is murdered by the Spaniards. 
  5. 1815 Friday: U.S. Naval hero Stephen Decatur puts an end to attacks by Algerian pirates in the Mediterranean Sea.
  6. 1819 Wednesday: The future 19th vice president of the United States, 1877-1881, Republican William A. Wheeler—is born on this date.
  7. 1834 Monday: The 12th U.S. Secretary of State Louis McLane left office on this date.  A member of various political parties before settling on the Democratic Party, he served under President Andrew Jackson from May 29, 1833, until today.
  8. 1841 Wednesday: The Erie Railroad rolled out its first passenger train.
  9. 1859 Thursday: French acrobat Charles Blondin walked back and forth on a tightrope above the gorge of Niagara Falls as thousands of spectators watched.
  10. 1864 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln grants Yosemite Valley to California for siding with the Union during the Civil War.  Meanwhile, the 25th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase left office on this date.  First a Whig, then a member of the Liberty Party, then of the Free Soil Party, then a  Republican and finally a Democrat, Chase served under President Abraham Lincoln from March 07, 1861, until today.
  11. 1865 Friday: Eight reported co-conspirators in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, including Mary Surratt and Dr. Samuel Mudd, underwent conviction in a military commission of conspiring with John Wilkes Booth.  Four defendants, including Surratt, went to the gallows while Dr. Mudd received life in prison.  However, President Andrew Johnson pardoned him in 1869.
  12. 1876 Friday: Serbia declares war on the Ottoman Empire with the goal of throwing off the Muslim yoke.  Kill ‘em all, boys, kill ‘em all.  
  13. 1882 Friday: In Washington DC, convicted assassin of President James A. Garfield, Charles J. Guiteau meets the hangman.
  14. 1886 Wednesday: Arturo Toscanini, a 19-year-old cellist, made his legendary conducting debut as he stepped in a as a last-minute substitute to lead the orchestra of an Italian touring company’s performance of the Verdi opera, “Aida” in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  15. 1904 Thursday: The 44th U.S. Attorney General Philander C. Knox left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt from 04-05-1901 to 06-30-1904, then became 40th U.S. Secretary of State and then a senator from Pennsylvania.
  16. 1906 Saturday: John Hope becomes the first black president of Morehouse College.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Congress passes the Meat Inspection and Pure Food and Drug Acts.
  17. 1908 Tuesday: The Tunguska Event took place in Russia as an asteroid (or UFO, according to some theorists) exploded above Siberia, leaving 800 square miles of scorched or blown-down trees.  Meanwhile, the 42nd U.S. Secretary of War William Howard Taft left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from February 01,1904 until today.
  18. 1910 Thursday: Czarist Russia absorbs neighboring Finland.
  19. 1912 Sunday: Canada’s deadliest tornado on record occurred as a cyclone stuck Regina, the provincial capital of Saskatchewan, killing 28 people.
  20. 1913 Monday: The opening salvos of the Second Balkan War erupt.
  21. 1918 Sunday: Labor activist and socialist Eugene V. Debs underwent arrest in Cleveland, charged under the Espionage Act of 1917 for a speech the communist made two weeks earlier in which, he denounced U.S. involvement in World War I.  A court sentenced him to prison and he was disenfranchised for LIFE.  This is what should happen to ALL American communists, imprisonment, and loss of voting rights.
  22. 1921 Thursday: President Warren G. Harding nominated former President William Howard Taft to be chief justice of the United States Supreme Court, succeeding the late Edward Douglas White.
  23. 1922 Friday: Irish rebels in London assassinate Sir Henry Wilson, the British deputy for Northern Ireland.
  24. 1934 Saturday: Adolf Hitler carried out his “blood purge” of political and military rivals in Germany in what came to be known as the “Night of the Long Knives.”  Meanwhile, in the NFL, the Portsmouth Spartans become the Detroit Lions.
  25. 1936 Tuesday: Emperor Haile Selassie of Abyssinia appeals to the League of Nations to stop the Fascist Italian invasion of his nation.  Elsewhere, Margaret Mitchell’s book, “Gone with the Wind” underwent first publication.
  26. 1940 Sunday: With the collapse of France complete and the British evacuated from Dunkirk, Nazi Germany begins occupying the ONLY portions of Great Britain that it would through the entire war: the Channel Islands of Guernsey and Jersey.
  27. 1941 Monday: During the Nazi drive into the Soviet Union, a pro-Nazi group declares the independence of the Ukraine. As Axis troops entered various towns and cities, they were astounded to see cheering citizens throwing flowers upon them.  They were finally free from the hell imposed on them by Soviet thug Josef Stalin.  Had the Germans played this differently, the world might be a completely different place.   Speaking of Stalin, he finally snaps out of his malaise and meets with his fellow communist bigwigs to figure out what the hell they are going to do.  Meanwhile, the Allies total 61 U-Boats sunk for the month of June, resulting in a loss of 310,000 tons.  
  28. 1941 Monday A: Elsewhere, the 11th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes left the court on this date.  The overall 62nd U.S. Supreme Court justice, Hughes was nominated by President Herbert Hoover to fill the seat of Chief Justice William Howard Taft.  Hughes served from February 23, 1930, until today.  Interestingly enough, his first stint on the high court as an associate justice went from October 10, 1910, until June 10, 1916.  The president who nominated him was President William Howard Taft who later became chief justice- the only former president to do so.
  29. 1941 Monday B: In Detroit, Michigan, future member of the Supremes- Betty McGlown- is born.   She would perform with the group between 1959-1960.
  30. 1942 Tuesday: On the Eastern Front, the Soviet high command finally arrives at the conclusion that it must begin evacuating the Crimean fortress city of Sebastopol as its fall to German and Romanian forces appears imminent.  The Soviet Black Sea Fleet is tasked with evacuating the Red Army troops clinging to the city but are under constant Luftwaffe and land-based artillery attack.
  31. 1943 Wednesday: On the Eastern Front, fighting in small-scale engagements continues up and down the front.  The pivotal battle of Kursk is scheduled to begin soon as both sides are building up massive numbers of forces to slog it out in the greatest tank battle in recorded history.  The Germans are pouring in the crème de la crème of what it has left in the reserve pool while the Russians continue bringing in more and more troops the Nazis never thought they had.   We shall see what we shall see.
  32. 1943 Wednesday A: In Detroit, Michigan, future member of the Supremes- Florence Ballard- is born.  She would perform with the legendary Motown group from 1959-1970 and again from 1975-1976.  
  33. 1944 Friday: Future longtime vocalist for the Australian rock band, the Little River Band[i]– Glenn Shorrock- is born in Chatham, Kent, Great Britain on this date.   Meanwhile, on the Western Front, the Allies are preparing to break out and leap across France as their power now is almost unstoppable.  The Luftwaffe does not own the air and without airpower on one’s side, the war is already lost.  The Nazis just don’t know it yet.
  34. 1945 Saturday: Mopping up operations continue on Okinawa.  The Japanese and the Allies have lost massive numbers of troops.  From here, American warplanes will be able to bomb Japan around the clock setting in motion- if it happens- the largest amphibious invasion in the history of the world.   Meanwhile, the 13th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Clinton Anderson assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, Secretary Anderson served under President Harry S. Truman from today until May 10, 1948.
  35. 1949 Thursday: “The Missouri Waltz” became the official state song of Missouri on this date.
  36. 1950 Friday: President Harry S. Truman ordered U.S. troops into Korea and authorized the draft.
  37. 1951 Saturday: In Herne Hill, South London, England, future guitarist with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band from 1979 to 1983- Steve Waller- is born.   
  38. 1953 Tuesday: The first Chevrolet Corvette, with its innovative fiberglass body, was built at a General Motors assembly facility in Flint, Michigan.  Elsewhere, Hal Lindes who would be a guitarist with Dire Straits[ii] 1980-85—the British band—was born in California on this date.
  39. 1957 Sunday: The American occupation headquarters in Japan dissolved.
  40. 1958 Monday: The U.S. Senate passed the Alaska statehood bill by a vote of 64-20.
  41. 1960 Thursday: The former Belgium Congo declares itself independent and renames itself “Zaire.”
  42. 1962 Saturday: After the Algerian War, the French Foreign Legion leaves for better environs.  Elsewhere, Major League Baseball pitcher Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitched his first no-hitter in a game with the New York Mets on this date.
  43. 1963 Sunday: Pope Paul VI was crowned the 262nd head of the Roman Catholic Church.
  44. 1965 Wednesday: The NFL grants Atlanta a franchise, the Atlanta Falcons.
  45. 1966 Thursday: Future heavyweight boxing champion, Mike Tyson, was born in New York City on this date in history.  Elsewhere, the nation’s largest feminist organization—the National Organization for Women aka NOW (or as Rush Limbaugh calls them: NAGS—National Organization of Gals) undergoes founding.
  46. 1971 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that the federal government could NOT prevent the Washington Post (WAPO) or the New York Times from publishing the purloined Pentagon Papers.  Meanwhile, the 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which lowered the age for voting to 18, underwent ratification on this date[iii]
  47. 1972 Friday: For the first time, a leap second was added to Coordinated Universal Time to account for the slowing rotation of the Earth.
  48. 1977 Thursday: President Jimmy Carter announced he had decided against production of the Rockwell B-1 bomber, saying it was ‘too costly.’[iv] However, President Ronald Reagan—who ousted Carter in the 1980 Presidential Election—revived it when he came to power.
  49. 1982 Wednesday: The proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution expired, having failed to receive the required number of ratifications for its adoption, despite having its seven-year deadline extended by three years.
  50. 1985 Sunday: Thirty-nine American hostages from a hijacked TWA Jetliner were freed in Beirut, Lebanon, after being held 17 days thanks to the Syrian dictator Hafez al-Assad.
  51. 1990 Saturday: East and West Germany merge their economies.
  52. 1993 Wednesday: Actor George “Spanky” McFarland of “Our Gang” and “Little Rascals” fame died in Grapevine, Texas, at age 64.
  53. 1997 Monday: The United Kingdom transfers sovereignty over Hong Kong to the People’s Republic of (Communist) China, ending 156 years of British rule.
  54. 2003 Monday: Israeli and Palestinian commanders shook hands as bulldozers dismantled checkpoints and Palestinian traffic flowed freely into the Gaza Strip. 
  55. 2005 Thursday: Spain becomes the third country to permit same-sex marriage.
  56. 2006 Friday: The 73.1st Acting U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Robert M. Kimmitt assumed his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from today until July 10, 2006.  At that point, the 74th U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry “Hank” Paulson assumed the office.
  57. 2008 Monday: President George W. Bush signed legislation to pay for war operations in Iraq and Afghanistan for the rest of his presidency and beyond, hailing the $162 billion plan as a rare product of bipartisan cooperation.
  58. 2011 Thursday: Investigations by the ECDC and the European Food Safety Authority implicate fenugreek seeds imported from Egypt in the deadly E. coli outbreaks.  Meanwhile, the 22nd U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert “Bob” Gates- a Republican- left office on this date.  He served under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Hussein Obama from December 18, 2006, until today.
  59. 2013 Sunday: Nineteen elite firefighters known as members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots lost their lives battling a wildfire northwest of Phoenix after a shift in wind direction pushed the flames back towards their position.
  60. 2014 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court agrees with a lower court ruling that Google’s Street View data collection violated anti-wiretapping laws by capturing personal data from Wi-Fi networks.  Next, a sharply divided Supreme Court ruled that some companies could avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Hussein Obama’s health care overhaul- Obamacare- the first time the high court declared that businesses could hold religious views under federal law. 
  61. 2015 Tuesday: Following a request for a bailout extension plan to the International Monetary Fund, Greece skips out on a $1.8 billion payment.  At first, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had rejected making any sort of reforms in exchange for the financial help but then seemed willing to negotiate a plan to avoid the country collapsing altogether.  In the U.S., Misty Copeland becomes the first African American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theater.
  62. 2016 Thursday: In Great Britain, elections loom on the horizon and Theresa May and Michael Gove announces their bids to lead the Conservative Party while Boris Johnson rules himself out.
  63. 2017 Friday: Germany joins the other decadent nations of the world legalizing homosexual marriage via a snap vote.   Adolf would have been so proud.
  64. 2018 Saturday: In the socialist paradise of Nicaragua, mourners lamenting the loss of their children during a recent crackdown by the Sandinista government participate in the March of Flowers.  Things go from bad to worse with government-sanctioned violence breaking out leading to at least one death and at least eight others seriously injured.  
  65.  2019 Sunday: On this date, President Donald J. Trump met with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un along the DMZ separating the two Koreas from one another.  President Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to walk across the dividing line onto North Korean soil and then the two crossed into South Korea where they held an impromptu meeting for nearly three hours.  Jealous Democrats and fake news promoters called the whole thing a ‘photo op’ when it might truly lead to peace and destroy Democratic Party 2020 hopes.   Meanwhile, in Khartoum, the capital of the Sudan, protests against continued military rule leads to violence what with seven killed and 181 injured.
  66. 2020 Tuesday: The Beijing Bat Flu continues trashing the world as the escapee from the Wuhan Institute of Virology continues taking names and calling numbers.  Here are the stats for the globe for today: 10,363,165 confirmed cases, an increase of 168,367 cases, 507,188 confirmed deaths, an increase of 4,241 deaths, and 5,284,524 confirmed recoveries, an increase of 115,103.  In the United States, here are the stats for today: 2,668,647 confirmed cases- +138,383, 128,581 confirmed deaths, +574, and 821,931 confirmed recoveries, +12,650. 
  67. 2020 Tuesday A: In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington state- here are the stats, Golden State first: 222,917 confirmed cases, 5,980 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 900 confirmed cases, 18 confirmed deaths, and 722 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 32,253 confirmed cases, 1,320 confirmed deaths, and like other mostly BLUE locales, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  It is interesting to note that the United States is NOW the main country with the Kung Flu, which we believe is by design.  The communist Chinese via colluding with the Democratic Party have made sure we have the most numbers.  George Floyd died for nothing.  NOTHING.  The protests and now the violent mobs spreading COVID-19 far and wide are doing this by design, all to thwart President Donald J. Trump.
  68. 2020 Tuesday B: Here are today’s stock market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,812.88, UP 217.08 points 0.85%), NASDAQ: 10,058.76, UP 184.61 points (1.87%), and the S&P 500: 3,100.29, UP 47.05 points (1.54%).
  69. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 182,977,255 confirmed cases, +460,483, 3,962,824 confirmed deaths, +10,644 and 167,555,589 confirmed recoveries, +436,433.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,540,845 confirmed cases, UP 16,962 from yesterday’s reporting, 620,249 confirmed deaths, UP 360,[v] and 29,026,688 confirmed recoveries, UP 22,323.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  70. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 302,343 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 157,306 deaths  
  71. 2021 Wednesday 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: 3,816,804 (DOWN) confirmed cases, 63,641 confirmed deaths, and 2,073,830 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,372,532 confirmed cases, 37,836 confirmed deaths, and 2,201,120 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,758 confirmed cases, 517 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 453,924 confirmed cases, 5,978 confirmed deaths, and 226,206 confirmed recoveries (DOWN).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Maine: they have 69,033 confirmed cases, 858 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [vii]    
  72. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 841,777 (DOWN) confirmed cases, 6,429 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 833,466 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Guyana, 133rd country on the list: 20,055 cases of the virus, 469 confirmed deaths and 18,040 confirmed recoveries. [viii]     
  73. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,502.51, UP 210.22 points (+0.61%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,503.95, DOWN 24.38 points (-0.17%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,297.50, UP 5.70 points (+0.13%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.71 per barrel, +0.24 (+0.33%). &nb