203. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2021

LL. 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.”

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203. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2021:

U.S. Attorneys General John J. Crittenden and James Speed; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Thomas Ewing; U.S. Secretary of State John M. Clayton; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William M. Meredith; 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. 1796 Friday: General Moses Cleveland founded the city of Cleveland on this date.
  7. 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.
  8. 1812 Wednesday: At the Battle of Salamanca in Spain, English troops commanded by the Duke of Wellington defeated the French.
  9. 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.  Also a member 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.   
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.”
  14. 1916 Saturday: A bomb went off during a Preparedness Day parade in San Francisco, California, killing 10 people.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.”
  18. 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).
  19. 1939 Saturday: The first black female judge in the history of the United States —Jane Matilda Bolin—assumes her post in New York City.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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 Chelm 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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. 
  27. 1947 Tuesday: Don Henley, future drummer, and vocalist with the Eagles[ii] is born on this date in Gilmer, Texas.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 1963 Monday: Sonny Liston knocks out Floyd Patterson in the first round of their heavyweight title fight to win the title.
  32. 1965 Thursday: BBC-TV in England debuted “Till Death Us Do Part” on this date.
  33. 1967 Saturday: Jimi Hendrix[iv] calls it ‘quits’ opening for the Monkees[v] on their U.S. tour.
  34. 1969 Tuesday: Aretha Franklin undergoes arrest in Detroit, Michigan, for disturbing the peace.
  35. 1975 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives votes to restore citizenship to General Robert E. Lee, he, of Civil War fame.
  36. 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.
  37. 1986 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives impeaches Federal Judge Harry E. Clairborne on grounds of income tax evasion.
  38. 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.”
  39. 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.
  40. 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.   
  41. 1994 Monday: O.J. Simpson pleads “Absolutely 100-percent not-guilty” of murder.
  42. 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.
  43. 1998 Wednesday: The frigging Iranians tested a medium-range missile capable of hitting Saudi Arabia or Israel on this date.  
  44. 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.
  45. 2000 Saturday: Astronomers at the University of Arizona announced they had a 17th moon orbiting Jupiter.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 2005 Friday: A labor agreement ended an NHL lockout that canceled the previous hockey season. 
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 2012 Sunday:  India elects Pranab Mukherjee as its new President.
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. 2015 Wednesday: Eddie Hardin of the Spencer Davis Group[vi] and Axis Point[vii] died from a heart attack on this date.  
  56. 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.
  57. 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.   
  58. 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.
  59. 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!).
  60. 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 every day 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.      
  61. 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.
  62. 2020 Wednesday B: 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).   
  63. 2020 Wednesday C: 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: 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?    
  64. 2020 Wednesday D: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: 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%).
  65. 2021 Thursday:  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.

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Jethro Tull released their next album, “The Jethro Tull Christmas Album,” on September 30, 2003, and the album featured new material as well as traditional Christmas favorites.  The band featured a quintet of Ian Anderson (vocals, flutes, guitars, keyboards), Martin Barre (guitars), Jonathan Noyce (bass- Gary Moore) Doane Perry (drums and percussion), and Andy Giddings (keyboards).  It’s always glorious to see a band that no matter how music changes decade by decade manages to keep up and to continue demonstrating that it still can set the trends.  Sadly, this would be it for new music for about 20 years.  We hope you will seek this one out wherever you shop for the absolute best in rock music- you will be glad you did.

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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.

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Elsewhere, the citizens of Nigeria continue being targeted by the godless savages of Boko Haram. The Islamist thugs attack two towns in the northeastern part of the country with suicide bombers killing at least 65 people and wounding loads of others. However, the military of Niger gets lucky and kills 30 Boko Haram thugs and sends the rest of the rats scurrying for their hideouts in the jungle.

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198. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 17, 2021:

Vice President Elbridge Gerry; U.S. Attorneys General William M. Evarts and Benjamin Civiletti; U.S. Secretary of War and State Timothy Pickering; the Animals featuring Chas Chandler, Eric Burdon and the Animals featuring Zoot Money, “Yellow Submarine” by the Beatles, Black Sabbath featuring Geezer Butler, and the Spencer Davis Group featuring Spencer Davis:

  1. 561 Friday: John III begins his reign as the 61st Roman Catholic Pope, replacing the 60th pontiff, Pelagius I.  John III would serve from today until July 13, 574.  His predecessor became pope on April 16, 556 and served until March 04, 561.
  2. 855 Saturday: St. Leo IV ends his reign as the 103rd Roman Catholic Pope.  His reign began on April 10, 847 and ended today.  His successor- the 104th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict III- would assume his position on September 29, 855, and would serve until April 17, 858.  
  3. 1212 Tuesday: In the Spanish Crusade, Christian armies destroy the Muslim armies.
  4. 1453 Sunday: At Castillon, France, the 100 Years’ War ends as the French destroy the British armies.
  5. 1549 Sunday: The citizens of Ghent, Belgium, expel their Jewish inhabitants.
  6. 1744 Friday: Elbridge Gerry—future fifth vice president of the United States 03-04-1813-11-23-1814, Democratic-Republican, and who died in office—is born on this date Marblehead, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British America.
  7. 1745 Saturday: In Salem, Massachusetts, future 3rd U.S. Secretary of State Timothy Pickering is born.  A Federalist, President George Washington nominated him to fill the post held by Edmund J. Randolph.  In this role, Pickering served from 12-10-1795 to 05-12-1800.  Prior to becoming the secretary of state, Pickering also served as third U.S. secretary of war and in this role, he served from 01-02-1795 to 12-10-1795.
  8. 1815 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte surrenders to the British at Rochefort, France.
  9. 1821 Tuesday: Spain ceded Florida to the United States.
  10. 1841 Saturday: The British satirical magazine, “Punch,” first undergoes publication.
  11. 1862 Thursday: During the American Civil War, Congress approved the Second Confiscation Act, which declared that ALL slaves seeking refuge behind Union lines would be declared ‘free.’  Meanwhile, the federal government authorized national cemeteries on this date.  
  12. 1866 Tuesday: Local authorities authorized the construction of a tunnel underneath the Chicago River, a project costing $512,709 and requiring three years to build.
  13. 1867 Wednesday: In Boston, Harvard University established the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, the first dental school in the United States.
  14. 1868 Friday: The 29th U.S. Attorney General William M. Evarts assumed his position on this date.  First a Whig an then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from today until March 03, 1869, and then became 27th U.S. secretary of state and finally a New York senator in the U.S. Senate.
  15. 1898 Saturday: During the Spanish-American War, the Spaniards in Cuba surrender to U.S. forces after American forces under the command of General William R. Shafter captured Santiago, Cuba.
  16. 1917 Tuesday: The British royal family adopts the Windsor name.
  17. 1918 Wednesday: Czar Nicholas II and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks.
  18. 1935 Wednesday: In Peekskill, N.Y., future 73rd U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Jimmy Carter from August 16, 1979 to January 19, 1981.
  19. 1936 Friday: The Spanish Civil War commenced as a group of nationalist army generals launched a coup against the government of the Second Spanish Republic, a conflict in which, General Francisco Franco would prove victorious.
  20. 1938 Sunday: Aviator Douglas Corrigan took off from New York saying he was bound for California but instead turned up in Ireland earning the nickname, “Wrong Way Corrigan.”
  21. 1939 Monday: Spencer Davis, future guitarist, and leader of the Spencer Davis Group[i], was born in Swansea, England, on this date.   
  22. 1941 Thursday: The longest hitting streak in baseball history ends when the Cleveland Indians pitchers held New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio hitless for the first time in 57 games.  Meanwhile, Brig. Gen. Soervell directed architect G. Edwin Bergstrom to have basic plans and architectural perspectives for an office building that could house 40,000 War Department employees on his desk by the following Monday.  We would come to know the building as the Pentagon.
  23. 1942 Friday: Guitarist and vocalist Zoot Money, who at one time during his career would play in the Eric Burdon and the New Animals[ii] lineup, was born in Bournemouth, England, on this date.
  24. 1943 Saturday: The RAF bombs the German rocket base at Peenemunde on the North Sea.  
  25. 1944 Monday: During World War II, 320 men, two-thirds of them black, lost their lives when a pair of ammunition-laden ships exploded at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine in California.
  26. 1945 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman, Soviet leader Josef Stalin, and British Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill began meeting at Potsdam in the final Allied summit of World War II.  During the meeting, Stalin made the comment that “Hitler had escaped.”
  27. 1946 Wednesday: Chinese communists open a drive against the Nationalist army on the Yangtze River.
  28. 1949 Sunday: Future bassist with the British rock band, Black Sabbath[iii], Geezer Butler, is born in in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  29. 1954 Saturday: The Brooklyn Dodgers made Major League Baseball as well as national history by becoming the first sports team with a majority of black players.  Elsewhere, the two-day inaugural Newport Jazz Festival, billed as “The First American Jazz Festival,” opened on Rhode Island; among the performers the first night was Billie Holiday, who died in New York on this date in 1959 at age 44.  
  30. 1955 Sunday: Disneyland had its opening day in Anaheim, California. 
  31. 1960 Sunday: Francis Gary Powers plead guilty to spying charges in a Moscow court after Soviet gunners shot down his U-2 spy plane over the Russian countryside.
  32. 1961 Monday: Baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb died in Atlanta at age 74.
  33. 1962 Tuesday: The United States conducted its last atmospheric nuclear test to-date, detonating a 20-kiloton device known as “Little Feller I” at the Nevada Test Site.
  34. 1967 Monday: At Forest Hills, New York, the Monkees[iv] perform with Jimi Hendrix[v] as the opening act. 
  35. 1968 Wednesday: The Beatles[vi] animated film, “Yellow Submarine,” premieres in London, England.
  36. 1974 Wednesday: Baseball Hall of Famer Jay Hanna “Dizzy” Dean, 64, died in Reno, Nevada.
  37. 1975 Thursday: An Apollo Spacecraft linked up with a Soyuz Spacecraft in orbit, the first superpower linkup of its kind.     
  38. 1979 Tuesday: Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza flees to Miami, Florida.
  39. 1981 Friday: Israeli bombers destroy the PLO-al-Fatah headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon.  Elsewhere, 114 people were killed when a pair of suspended walkways above the lobby of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Hotel collapsed during a tea dance.
  40. 1983 Sunday: In the first USFL championship game, the Michigan Panthers beat the Philadelphia Stars 24-22.
  41. 1986 Thursday: The largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history took place when LTV Corporation asked for court protection from more than 20,000 creditors.  LTV Corp. had debts more than $4 billion.
  42. 1987 Friday: Lt. Colonel Oliver North and Rear Admiral John Poindexter begin testifying to Congress at the Iran-Contra hearings.
  43. 1990 Tuesday: During Saddam Hussein’s Revolutionary Day speech, he claims that Kuwait stole Iraqi oil by slant drilling into their oil fields.
  44. 1994 Sunday: Brazil beats Italy in a shootout to win its fourth World Cup Soccer title.
  45. 1995 Monday: The NASDAQ composite stock index rises above 1,000 for the first time in trading history.
  46. 1996 Wednesday: Two-hundred-and-thirty people die when TWA Flight 800 crashes outside of New York City.  Elsewhere in the world, Chas Chandler, original bassist with the British rock group, the Animals[vii], died in Newcastle, England, from an aortic aneurysm; he was 57-years-old.  
  47. 1997 Thursday: After 117 years, the Woolworth Corp. closed its last 400 stores.
  48. 1998 Friday: After 80 years of lying in a mass grave, Russia buries the remains of Czar Nicholas II and his family.
  49. 2007 Tuesday: TAM Flight 3054, an Airbus A320 crashes while trying to land at Sao Paulo, Brazil, killing all 187 onboard as well as another 12 on the ground, making it the South American nation’s worst aviation disaster. 
  50. 2009 Friday: Former CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite died in New York at 92.  Meanwhile, the space shuttle Endeavour arrived at the International Space Station to deliver the third and final component of a billion-dollar Japanese lab.  
  51. 2010 Saturday: South Korea develops a long-range cruise missile capable of hitting North Korea, China, Japan, and Russia.  Elsewhere, near Jos, Nigeria, as civilians go about their daily lives, howling Islamists descend upon them wielding machetes and in the ensuing mayhem, slaughter at least 8 people and wound numerous others.  What the f**k is wrong with these people?
  52. 2011 Sunday: Casey Anthony—cleared of all charges of murdering her daughter, Kaylee, and set to be released from jail—draws massive crowds unhappy with the verdict.  Elsewhere, the Arab Spring continues toppling one regime across the Muslim world, one after another.  Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak- already deposed- suffers a stroke and goes into a coma.  
  53. 2012 Tuesday: Big changes in North Korea as the regime comes out and announces a change in leadership of the Korean’s People’s Army: Ri Yong-ho gets the boot (and probably loses his life) while Hyon Yong-choi becomes the new fall guy. Elsewhere, a court in Afghanistan sentences one of its soldiers to death for the murder of five French soldiers in a remote part of the crap-hole country.  Meanwhile, a mass shooting occurs at a bar in Alabama what with 17 people shot.
  54. 2013 Wednesday: To curb rising obesity rates, the United Arab Emirates offer its citizens one gram of gold for every kilogram they lose.  Meanwhile, as envoys from the European Union arrive in Cairo for high-level talks, the jihadist element of the country rushes into the streets demanding their beloved Islamist leader- Mohamed Morsi- be let out of prison and put back into power.
  55. 2014 Thursday:  Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 is hit by a missile while flying over eastern Ukraine, the location of heavy fighting by pro-Russian separatists; the origin of the missile is not yet known; all 298 people aboard the plane were killed in the attack. Elsewhere, in New York City, an unarmed black man, Eric Garner, accused of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, died shortly after being wrestled to the ground by NYC police officers; a video of the takedown showed Garner repeatedly saying, “I can’t breathe.”  Garner’s family received a $5.9 million settlement from the city in 2015 to settle a wrongful death claim.  Garner did not heed the officers’ warning to submit to arrest and instead struggled with them to the point the mishap occurred.  In 2019, the U.S. Department of Justice threw out a civil rights claim regarding the death of Mr. Garner. 
  56. 2015 Friday: Following the approval of the Greek Parliament earlier in the week, the German government approves the bailout of Greece, which Chancellor Angela Merkel had said would lead to turmoil within the European Union if not approved.  Elsewhere, the citizens of Nigeria continue being targeted by the godless savages of Boko Haram.  The Islamist thugs attack two towns in the northeastern part of the country with suicide bombers killing at least 65 people and wounding loads of others.  However, the military of Niger gets lucky and kills 30 Boko Haram thugs and sends the rest of the rats scurrying for their hideouts in the jungle.  (Note- use napalm.  It worked extremely well in Vietnam).
  57. 2016 Sunday: Songwriter Larry Wayne Stevens- better known as Gary S. Paxton- died at age 77 on this date.  Among his classic tunes are the “Monster Mash” and “Alley Oop” among others.  He also produced hits for other bands including the Association[viii].
  58. 2017 Monday: The producers of the Muppets fires Steve Whitmire, long-time voice of character Kermit the Frog, for his ‘unacceptable business conduct.’  According to the Muppets Studio, Whitmire sent hateful emails and messages to fellow cast members and writers, belittling them, and criticizing them and of course being the spineless leftists that they are, they could not tolerate such behavior.  Wah-wah-wah.
  59. 2018 Tuesday: According to Bloomberg News, the NFL pulled in $14 billion in revenue for the 2017-2018 season and that it redistributed $8.1 billion back to the league’s 32 teams, each one receiving approximately $255 million.  The question is, when will the NFL expand the league to 36 teams by putting one each in San Antonio, Texas, Las Vegas, Nevada, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Honolulu, Hawaii?  
  60. 2019 Wednesday: The U.S. House of Representatives condemned some recent tweets by President Donald J. Trump (Oh, say it ain’t so) as RACIST, ones in which, he made suggestions that four female congresswomen of color- the ditz, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Baby Evita, Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley[ix] ‘go back to the crime-infested countries from whence they come IF they don’t like America.’  Everyone knows these four women HATE the United States and want to see its downfall and many of us believe they should leave the country and go back to where the f**k they come from.  Still, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi got all her members to vote for this resolution as well as a couple of limp-wristed, weak-kneed Republicans.  Shame on them.
  61. 2020 Friday: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 13,885,746 confirmed cases, UP by 231,301 cases, 592,573 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,399 deaths, and 7,779,604 confirmed recoveries, UP by 157,099 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,677,453 confirmed cases, UP by 143,548 new cases, 140,888 confirmed deaths, UP by 2,530 new deaths, and 1,076,823 confirmed recoveries, UP by 50,007 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).   
  62. 2020 Friday 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: 366,164 confirmed cases, UP 18,530, 7,475 confirmed deaths, UP by 248, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,311 confirmed cases, 22 confirmed deaths, and 975 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 44,413 confirmed cases, 1,427 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: 405,551 confirmed number of cases, 32,446 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 murdering f**k!  YOU sent Xi Jinping Bat Flu-infected patients into rest homes where people were the most vulnerable and KILLED THEM.  We hope that when the inquiry occurs next month, that you find yourself doing time in a federal prison.   
  63. 2020 Friday B: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,671.95, DOWN 62.76 points (-0.23%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,503.19, UP 29.36 points (+0.28%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,224.73, UP 9.16 points (+0.28%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.10 per troy oz., +2.10 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $19.74 per troy ounce, -0.019 (-0.10%).  The price of PLATINUM is $851.40 per troy oz, +1.80 (+0.21) while the price of COPPER is $2.90 per pound, -0.0035 (-0.12%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.57 per barrel, -0.02 (-0.05%).
  64. 2020 Friday C: The federal government carried out its third execution of the week of an Iowa meth dealer, Dustin Honken, 52, a POS who murdered government informants and children back in 1993.  He had been on death row in Terre Haute, Indiana, since 2005, awaiting execution.  Execute these criminal scumbags.   
  65. 2020 Friday D: Congressman John Lewis died today, a victim of pancreatic carcinoma.  A famed warrior for civil rights, he served as Georgia’s 5th District congressman since entering the House of Representatives in 1987.   He was 80 when he passed.  God bless you, Congressman Lewis!
  66. 2021 Saturday: Let’s hope it’s a slow news day…

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

[ii] 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 pleasure.

[iii] Not exactly sure when we will begin promoting the music of Black Sabbath but when we do we will definitely follow them with AC/DC, the wild and wooly and definitely demonic Australian rock band.

[iv] 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.

[v] We first began promoting the music of Trapeze beginning on Monday, 15-October-2018 through Saturday, 27-October-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed band out and consider adding it to your collection.

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

[vi] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The album, “The Yellow Submarine” appeared on Sunday, 27-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[vii] 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 pleasure.

[viii] We promoted the music of the Association beginning on Wednesday, 25-September-2013 through Monday, 07-October-2013.  These guys were amazing, we hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your growing collection of albums and CDs.

[ix] These four skanks are all U.S. citizen but you would never know it by their words and actions.  We wish that AOC, Omar, Tlaib (a real piece of work), and Pressley find somewhere else they like better and to then get the f**k out of here. 

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V. 1941 Thursday: Operation Barbarossa is going well. General Heinz Guderian’s panzer divisions are 175 miles inside Russia and still steaming. A massive envelopment of Minsk is underway what armored, panzer grenadier, and infantry units converging on the fabled city from both north and south. The Soviets are as dumbstruck as were the Poles when the Nazis invaded that nation on the 1st of September 1939.

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177. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 2021:

President John Tyler; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices David Davis and Lewis F. Powell Jr.; U.S. Attorneys General Henry Stanbery, Francis Biddle, and Edward H. Levi; U.S. Secretary of War Simon Cameron; Chef-Blogger at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day Hector “El Chilote” Santanamos De Soto, Canned Heat featuring Larry “the Mole” Taylor, the Clash featuring Mick Jones, and Elvis Presley:

  1. 684 Thursday: St. Benedict II begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  2. 1483 Tuesday: Richard III began his reign as King of England and was crowned the following month.
  3. 1804 Tuesday: The Lewis and Clark Expedition reached the mouth of the Kansas River after completing a westward trek of nearly 400 river miles.
  4. 1807 Friday: Lightning hits a gunpowder warehouse in Luxembourg, resulting in 230 deaths.
  5. 1819 Saturday: W. K. Clarkson patented the bicycle on this date.
  6. 1843 Monday: Britain proclaims Hong Kong to be a Crown Colony.
  7. 1844 Wednesday: U.S. President John Tyler marries Julia Gardner in New York City thus becoming the first sitting president to marry while in office.  
  8. 1870 Sunday: The first section of Atlantic City, New Jersey’s Boardwalk was opened to the public.
  9. 1881 Sunday: In New York City, NY, the nation’s 28th U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery died at age 78.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from July 23, 1866 to July 16, 1868.
  10. 1886 Saturday: In Bloomington, Illinois, the 37th associate justice of the United States Supreme Court- Independent David Davis- died on this date.  President Abraham Lincoln nominated Davis who began political life as a Whig, then as a Republican, then a Liberal Republican, and finally as an Independent to fill the seat of Associate Justice John Campbell.  He served from 10-17-1862 to 03-03-1883 then stepped down to become a U.S. senator.
  11. 1894 Tuesday: Germany’s Karl Benz receives a U.S. patent for his gas-powered automobile.  Meanwhile, the American Railway Union called a general strike in sympathy with Pullman workers.
  12. 1899 Monday: In Maytown, Pennsylvania, the 26th U.S. Secretary of War Simon Cameron died at age 90.  First a member of the Democratic Party, then a member of the American Party, and finally a Republican, he served under President Abraham Lincoln from 03-05-1861 to 01-14-1862.
  13. 1900 Tuesday: Dr. Walter Reed begins the research that would lead to the eradication of yellow fever.  Elsewhere, the United States announced it would send troops to fight against the Boxer Rebellion in China.
  14. 1911 Monday: In Chicago, Illinois, the future 71st U.S. Attorney General Edward H. Levi is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Gerald R. Ford from February 02,1975 to January 20, 1977.
  15. 1917 Tuesday: The first group of the U.S. Expeditionary Force—under the command of General John J. “Blackjack” Pershing–arrives in France during World War I.  
  16. 1924 Thursday: After 8 years of occupation, U.S. troops leave the Dominican Republic.
  17. 1925 Friday: Charlie Chaplin’s classic comedy “The Gold Rush” premiered at Grumman’s Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, California.
  18. 1926 Saturday: Organizers unveiled the memorial to the first U.S. troops in France during World War I at St. Nazaire.
  19. 1927 Sunday: The Coney Island Cyclone roller coaster opened in New York.
  20. 1934 Tuesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs the Federal Credit Union Act, which establishes credit unions.
  21. 1936 Friday: The Focke-Wulf Fw 61 made its first flight.  Aviation historians consider it the first working helicopter.  Elsewhere, delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia nominated President Franklin Delano Roosevelt for a second term.
  22. 1941 Thursday: Operation Barbarossa is going well.  General Heinz Guderian’s panzer divisions are 175 miles inside Russia and still steaming.  A massive envelopment of Minsk is underway what armored, panzer grenadier, and infantry units converging on the fabled city from both north and south.  The Soviets are as dumbstruck as were the Poles when the Nazis invaded that nation on the 1st of September 1939.  The Russian commander clinging to Minsk- General Pavlov- had no clue that armored units were encircling his position and so he sent his remaining reserves on a fool’s errand to attack the Germans looming in front of the city.  By the end of this day, Lt. General Hermann Hoth and his tanks would be in control of the city.[i]
  23. 1942 Friday: Professional chef and blogger at the AICP-END Hector “El Chilote” Santanamos is born in southern California.  Meanwhile, future bassist with the rock band, Canned Heat[ii], Larry “the Mole” Taylor, is born in New York City, on this date.  Finally, the Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter flew for the first time.
  24. 1944 Monday: The Republican National Convention opened in Chicago with a keynote speech by California Governor Earl Warren.
  25. 1945 Tuesday: The charter of the United Nations was signed by 50 countries in San Francisco, California.   Elsewhere, the 58th U.S. Attorney General Francis Biddle left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman from August 26, 1941 until today.
  26. 1948 Saturday: The Berlin Airlift began in earnest after the Soviet Union cut off land and water routes to the isolated western sector of Berlin.
  27. 1950 Monday: President Harry S. Truman authorized the Air Force and Navy to enter the Korean Conflict.
  28. 1955 Sunday: Future member of the British hard-rocking punk band, the Clash[iii]–Mick Jones (lead guitarist/vocalist)—is born on this date in London, England.
  29. 1959 Friday: President David D. Eisenhower and Queen Elizabeth open the St. Lawrence Seaway to ocean-going traffic.   Meanwhile, Swedish boxer Ingemar Johansson knocked out Floyd Patterson in the third round of their match at New York’s Yankee Stadium to win the heavyweight title of the world.
  30. 1960 Sunday: Britain grants British Somaliland its independence; Italian Somaliland demands its independence from Italy.
  31. 1963 Wednesday: President John F. Kennedy visited West Berlin, where he delivered his famous speech expressing solidarity with the city’s residents, declaring: “Ich bin ein Berliner” (I am a Berliner).
  32. 1968 Wednesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson, Democrat, announced the nomination of Abe Fortas to succeed Earl Warren as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court on this date.  However, Fortas later withdrew in the face of steep Senate opposition.
  33. 1972 Monday: The IRA declares it will resist the British in Northern Ireland.
  34. 1973 Tuesday: Former White House counsel John W. Dean told the Senate Watergate Committee about an “enemies list” kept by the Nixon White House.
  35. 1974 Wednesday: The supermarket price scanner made its debut in Troy, Ohio, as a 10-pack of Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit chewing gum costing 67 cents and bearing a Uniform Product Code (UPC) was scanned by Marsh Supermarket cashier Sharon Buchanan for customer Clyde Dawson.
  36. 1977 Sunday: Elvis Presley[iv] performs in Indianapolis, in what would become the final concert of his life.
  37. 1979 Tuesday: Muhammad Ali declares his third retirement from boxing is ‘final.’
  38. 1987 Friday: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Louis F. Powell, Jr. announces his retirement from the court.  President Richard M. Nixon nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Hugo Black.  Powell assumed his position on the high court on January 07, 1972 and would serve until today.
  39. 1990 Tuesday: President George H.W. Bush went back on his “no new taxes” campaign pledge, conceding that tax increases would have to be included in any deficit-reduction package, worked out with congressional negotiators.
  40. 1992 Friday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that airports can band the solicitation of funds on their premises.
  41. 1993 Saturday: President Bill Clinton authorizes a strike on the Iraqi Secret Service headquarters in Baghdad.
  42. 1995 Monday: An assassination attempt on the life of Hosni Mubarak takes place in Egypt; he escapes unharmed.
  43. 1997 Thursday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) strikes down an Internet indecency law.  It also upholds a ban on doctor-assisted suicide.
  44. 2000 Monday: Rival scientific teams complete the first rough map of the human genetic code.
  45. 2002 Wednesday: The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, California, rules that the pledge of allegiance violates the U.S. Constitution due to its ‘under God’ clause and thus cannot be sworn.  You know what?  F**k the losers who don’t want the pledge.  Is this country supposed to bow down to an intolerant atheist minority?  We say, “Hell, no!”  F**k them again.
  46. 2003 Thursday: Seventeen years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld anti-sodomy laws.  Now, in a 6-3 ruling in the Lawrence v. Texas case, the court says a prohibition against gay sex violates the Fourteenth Amendment and is thus ‘unconstitutional.’  Have at it gays, have at it.   In other insane news, members of the George W. Bush administration publicly promise that the U.S. will NO longer torture terrorist suspects.  Wow.  We bet they still are only from behind the curtain.
  47. 2004 Saturday: It looks like Ralph Nader’s time is up leading the Green Party.  The Greens go with Texas lawyer David Cobb to become their 2004 presidential nominee.  Not that it matters.  In other news, Palestinian thug Yasser Arafat ‘promises’ that his people will refrain from launching attacks on the Athens, Greece, Summer Olympics.  Folks, use some neutron bombs on this inhuman garbage.  The world should not have to fear terrorists.
  48. 2005 Sunday: Russian President Vladimir Putin- pissed off over problems in Chechnya and another northern Caucasus group- the Avars- threatens to burn the entire region if the people don’t return to their senses.  The Kremlin also promises an investigations into the origins of the problem.  (Note- heavy is the head that wears the crown there, Vlad).
  49. 2006 Monday: You know, things must be really frigging bad in Belgium when the nation announces that it’s going to distribute electronic ideas to ALL children aged 12 and under which will carry special codes and will connect them to a national emergency hotline.  WTF is going on in Belgium?  Elsewhere, we must have a Republican in the White House!  Oh, wait, we do: the George W. Bush administration is upset that the New York Times- the so-called newspaper of record- has exposed a secret government program that allows the tracking of terrorists via their financial actions.  Wow.  Never flipping fails.  Anyhow, President Bush calls it ‘disgraceful.’  (Note- send the editor of the damned newspaper to prison, George.  Abraham Lincoln sure the f**k did).
  50. 2007 Tuesday: The International Atomic Energy Agency announces the dispatch of a team to North Korea to see if the government is truly willing to shut down its nuclear programs.  Of course, they won’t and they never will.
  51. 2008 Thursday: A former member of the Taliban who has now abandoned the cause creates a big stir across the globe when he says something most of us were smart enough to know: the Pakistanis supplied secret training and weapons handling to members of the Afghan Taliban so they could prevail in their war with the United States and NATO.  Pakistan is a corrupt, horrible place.
  52. 2009 Friday: Jihadists in Baghdad attack a market where local residents are going about their daily lives when a bomb goes off delivering another 13 poor souls to Allah and leaving dozens more most likely wishing they could have gone, too.  What the hell is wrong with these barbaric people?
  53. 2010 Saturday: At the G20 Summit in Ontario, Canada, Chi-Com President Hu Jintao accepts the invitation for a state visit to the United States from President Barack Hussein Obama.   Meanwhile, as bigwigs from the world’s wealthiest nations meet over caviar, imported champagnes and fromage, protesters continue running amok in the streets of the city.
  54. 2011 Sunday: As violence gets out of hand across Syria, enemies of President Bashar al-Assad release videos showing ‘Syrian soldiers’ mistreating children.  In turn, Damascus releases statistics showing that at least 400 of their uniformed personnel have been murdered by rampaging Islamist thugs.  Elsewhere, after crybabies aboard the 10-vessel of flotilla of anti-Semites blubber that ‘Israel is intimidating journalists attempting to break the blockade and get into the Gaza Strip,’ Israel says that it ‘won’t sanction the journalists.’  (Note- f**k the journalists, they are a bunch of Jew-hating losers).
  55. 2012 Tuesday: The police chief of Khartoum, Sudan, says ‘enough is enough’ and orders a violent crackdown on demonstrators screeching for CHANGE during the Arab Spring.  Meanwhile,. Some maggots set off a bomb outside the Tunisian embassy in Tripoli, Libya.  No injuries are reported.
  56. 2013 Wednesday: At the Appeals Court level, the 2008 Proposition 8 Ballot Measure loses, which allows same-sex marriage in the state of California to continue unimpeded.  However, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional and in violation of the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution.   Meanwhile, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights estimates that so far, more than 100,000 people have been killed in the civil war between government forces and ISIS scumbags.
  57. 2014 Thursday: Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine enter into free-trade pacts with the European Union, a decision counter to that of Kazakhstan and Belarus, who collaborated with Russia in creation of the Eurasian Union.  Elsewhere, heavy fighting continues in Iraq as ISIS continues tightening the ring around Baghdad, now just 50 or so miles away.   Government troops launch an airborne assault on Tikrit losing one helicopter in the immediate vicinity of the city.
  58. 2015 Friday: In yet another ruling designed to destroy the United States of America, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that same-sex marriage is a fundamental right for citizens and forces it onto all 50 states.  This is against the will of the people and yet, the court in a 5-4 decision takes it out of the hands of ALL Americans.
  59. 2016 Sunday: After a month-long struggle to reclaim the city of Fallujah, Iraqi forces finally vanquish the ISIS scum in an all-out blitz.  God bless ‘em!   Meanwhile, Panama opens the third set of locks- ones that cost the country approximately $5.25 billion (we believe funded by communist China)- that will virtually double the canal’s shipping traffic.  Elsewhere, communists attack a white pride rally in Sacramento, California.  Numerous marchers are stabbed by members of Antifa and Black Lives Matter who swoop in and cause a great deal of mayhem. 
  60. 2017 Monday: Corruption in Brazil continues unabated as state prosecutors hit President Michel Temer with corruption charges.   Meanwhile, in ever-lively Caracas, a pair of rebellious police pilots attack the nation’s supreme court, doing some damage.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms release Nobel Peace Prize laureate and political activist Liu Xiaobo from prison following his diagnosis of incurable liver cancer.  Wow.  Guess his organs weren’t worth harvesting.
  61. 2018 Tuesday: Shock of shocks, the U.S. Supreme Court upholds one of President Donald J. Trump’s travel bans against mostly Muslim nations where terrorism flourishes but also Venezuela, North Korea, and one or two others.  Elsewhere, as usual, the Palestinians are causing trouble via launching incendiary balloons over the wall and into Israel where they ignite fires and cause problems for civilized people.  Thus, the Israeli air force launches airstrikes on a convoy of vehicles that intelligence sources identified as the culprits lighting them up.  NO more balloons.
  62. 2019 Wednesday: At the airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, inspectors discover approximately 5,000 turtles concealed in luggage bound for India.  The smugglers are arrested.  Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald J. Trump continues demanding the delinquent Germans pay their NATO obligations.  The Germans have long enjoyed a free ride in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization but it’s about to end.  President Trump asks a pertinent question: ‘why are we protecting YOU from the Russians again?’ It seems as though the Germans want a cozy relationship with Vladimir Putin, perhaps to rekindle the ‘good old days’ of 1945-1991?
  63. 2020 Friday:  The FBI now is launching a task force to track down the violent rioters in Washington, D.C., who have damaged, vandalized, or destroyed various monuments, churches, and other property within the federal enclave.  Round ‘em up, prosecute them, and send them to federal prison.  Worthless scumbags.
  64. 2020 Friday A: Here are today’s stats for Xi Jinping’s infamous Wuhan Bat Flu, the planet first: 9,641,472 confirmed cases, 489,990 confirmed deaths, and 4,865,562 confirmed recoveries.  Thank you, communist China.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,511,453 confirmed cases, 126,924 confirmed deaths, and 771,155 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the World-Famous AICPENDBLOG.COM, has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the numbers first for the Golden State: 200,461 confirmed cases, 5,812 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are today’s stats: 815 confirmed cases, 70 confirmed deaths, and 696 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington state, here are today’s stats: 30,855 confirmed cases, 1,304 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, numbers in the U.S. have commenced going up again with 46,326 new cases. 
  65. 2020 Friday B: Thanks to communist China sending the COVID-19 around the world and especially here to the United States, the week concludes with a DOWN stock market.  Here are the stats: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,015.55, DOWN 730.05 points (2.84%); NASDAQ: 9,757.22, DOWN 259.78 points (2.59%); finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,009.05, DOWN 74.71 points (2.42%).   Meanwhile, the Nancy Pelosi-controlled House passes a bill giving statehood to the District of Columbia.  It won’t pass in the U.S. Senate nor will a majority of the states confirm it in votes.  The Democrats are such scurrilous scumbags that they will resort to anything to add two more senators to the U.S. Senate as well as Congresswoman Eleanor Norton Holmes- as a voting member- as well as surround the White House with angry mobs.  California Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Democrat, one of the biggest crooks in the lower chamber says, ‘if the district does not receive statehood, it’s because of…RACISM!’  Screw her.
  66. 2021 Saturday: Today is Day No. 157 of the Joe Biden regime- not a good thing but the American people are hopeful that the usurpers can be ejected from the White House and the TRUE president- Donald J. Trump- can be returned so he can continue making America great again.  We also have to roll back the countdown on “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka the ‘Border Czar,’ aka “Willie Brown’s Mattress,” because the failed politicians finally visited the most peaceful portion of the border yesterday, the El Paso Sector (did anyone notice the way she was walking when she arrived on scene?  She was angrier than hell).

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This artwork is #0508 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sundown Sentinels.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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The British rock band Jethro Tull released an 8-track live album, woefully short, on December 10, 1990: “Live at the Hammersmith ’84.’  The band featured a quintet of featured  Ian Anderson (vocals, flutes, guitars, keyboards), Martin Barre (guitars), Dave Pegg (bass- Fairport Convention) Gerry Conway (drums and percussion from Fairport Convention), and Peter John Vettese (keyboards, synthesizers, and backing vocals).  Friends, it is what it is, diehard fans such as us will latch onto every shred of music a band releases like a tick latches onto a hound dog’s nuts.  Great performance but incredibly short so we will leave the final decision to the fans.

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176. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 25, 2021:

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren E. Burger; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices James F. Byrnes and Sonia Sotomayor; U.S. Attorney General James Speed; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Roger B. Taney; U.S. Senator John Barrasso; Blue Öyster Cult featuring Allen Lanier, Foreigner and King Crimson featuring Ian McDonald, Michael Jackson, and the Seeds featuring Skye Saxon:

  1. 253 Saturday: St. Lucius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  2. 1580 Wednesday: The Book of Concord—a collection of doctrinal standards of the Lutheran Church—undergoes first publication.  
  3. 1788 Wednesday: Virginia becomes the tenth state to ratify the United States Constitution.
  4. 1798 Monday: The U.S. passes the Alien Act, which it allows to deport dangerous illegal aliens almost immediately.
  5. 1834 Wednesday: The 12th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Roger B. Taney left office on this date.  First a Federalist and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from September 23, 1833 to June 25, 1834 and then became the 5th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
  6. 1863 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln replaces General Hooker with General George Meade to form a more aggressive army command.
  7. 1867 Tuesday: Lucien B. Smith patented the first barbed wire.
  8. 1868 Thursday: President Andrew Johnson signs a law that authorizes government workers to work 8 hours per day.  Elsewhere, the Union readmitted Florida, Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.
  9. 1876 Sunday: In Montana at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Sioux and Cheyenne Indians wiped out Lt. Colonel George A. Custer and the 210 men of his 7th Cavalry.
  10. 1877 Monday: In Philadelphia, Alexander Graham Bell demonstrated the telephone for Sir William Thomson (Baron Kelvin) and Emperor Pedro II of Brazil at the Centennial Exhibition.
  11. 1887 Saturday: The 27th U.S. Attorney General James Speed died in Louisville, Kentucky, at age 75.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from December 02, 1864 to July 22, 1866.
  12. 1888 Monday: The Republican National Convention selects Benjamin Harrison as its presidential candidate.
  13. 1910 Saturday: President William Howard Taft signed the White-Slave Traffic Act, more popularly known as the Mann Act, which made it illegal to transport women across state lines for “immoral” purposes.  Congress authorized the use of postal savings stamps.
  14. 1913 Wednesday: American Civil War veterans began arriving at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, for the Great Reunion of 1913, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the pivotal battle.
  15. 1917 Monday: During World War I, the first American troops to enter the war commenced landing in France on this date.
  16. 1938 Saturday: The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 was enacted, which dictates a federal minimum wage of $0.40 per hour.  Elsewhere, the Irish Republic inaugurated its first president, Gaelic scholar Douglas Hyde.
  17. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, following the collapse of France, Adolf Hitler and the Nazi hierarchy view the Eiffel Tower and the grave of Napoleon Bonaparte in Paris.
  18. 1941 Wednesday: The Germans overrun the city of Dubno, Poland- now part of the Soviet Union, giving the Ukrainians the right to do with the 12,000 Jews living there whatever they please.  Meanwhile, Finland declares war on the Soviet Union as Finnish troops cross the border into Russia.  Next, the 81st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James F. Byrnes assumes his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice James McReynold’s seat, Associate Justice Byrnes served from today until October 03, 1942. 
  19. 1943 Friday: Congress passed, over President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s veto, the Smith-Connally Anti-Strike Act, which allowed the federal government to seize and operate privately; owned war plants facing labor strikes.  Meanwhile, in the Czestochowa Ghetto in Poland, Jews imprisoned there stage an uprising against the Nazis.
  20. 1946 Tuesday: Ian McDonald, future multi-instrumentalist and vocalist with the British bands, King Crimson[i] and Foreigner[ii], is born on this date in London, England.  Meanwhile, Allen Lanier–keyboards/rhythm guitar with the American hard rock band, Blue Öyster Cult[iii], is born on this date in Long Island, N.Y.
  21. 1947 Wednesday: “The Diary of a Young Girl” (better known as “The Diary of Anne Frank”) hits publication.
  22. 1948 Friday: Joe Louis knocks out Jersey Joe Walcott in the 11th round for the heavyweight boxing title.  Meanwhile, the Berlin Airlift commences on this date in history as the Soviet Union continued tightening its noose around Berlin.
  23. 1949 Saturday: “Long-Haired Hare,” starring Bugs Bunny, hits movie theaters across the nation.
  24. 1950 Sunday: War broke out in Korea as forces from the Communist North invaded the South.  Backed by both the Russians and the Chi-Coms, the North Koreans were overloaded with armor, artillery, and more than a million howling, screaming, shrieking communist soldiers that overran everything in their path a mob of maggots do a surprised piece of dog dung.   
  25. 1954 Friday: Future 111th Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor is born in New York City on this date.  President Barack Hussein Obama nominated her to fill the seat of outgoing Associate Justice David Souter.  She commenced serving on 08-08-2009.
  26. 1960 Saturday: France grants Madagascar its independence.
  27. 1961 Sunday: Iraq announces that Kuwait is part of Iraq; however, Kuwait disagrees.  This would set up the later invasion by Saddam Hussein in 1990.
  28. 1962 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Engel v. Vitale, ruled 6-1 that recitation of a state-sponsored prayer in New York State public schools was unconstitutional.
  29. 1964 Thursday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson ordered 200 naval personnel to Mississippi to assist in finding three missing civil rights workers.
  30. 1967 Sunday: For refusing to serve in the U.S. Army my, the Federal government sentences heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay to 5 years in prison.
  31. 1968 Tuesday: In his first game with the San Francisco Giants, Bobby Bonds hit a grand-slam home run, which made him the first player in Major League Baseball history to debut with a grand-slam.
  32. 1973 Monday: White House Counsel John Dean admitted that President Richard M. Nixon took part in the Watergate cover-up.
  33. 1975 Wednesday: Mozambique became independent on this date with Samora Machel taking the oath of office as the country’s first president after 477 years of Portuguese rule.
  34. 1978 Sunday: The rainbow flag representing gay pride flies for the first time in the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade—oh, boy!
  35. 1985 Tuesday: ABC-TV’s “Monday Night Football” debuted a new lineup.  The trio was Bakersfield native, Frank Gifford, Joe Namath, and O.J. Simpson.
  36. 1986 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress approved $100 million in aid to the Contras fighting the Sandinista regime in Nicaragua. 
  37. 1988 Saturday: American-born Mildred Gillars, known as “Axis Sally,” for her Nazi propaganda broadcasts during World War II, died in Columbus, Ohio, at age 87.  Gillars had served 12 years in prison for treason.
  38. 1990 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that family members cannot end the lives of comatose relatives unless the one in the coma made his or her wishes known legally.  (We are discussing “pulling the plug” here).  The high court made the ‘right to die’ decision in the case of Curzan v. Missouri case.
  39. 1991 Tuesday: Slovenia and Croatia declare their independence from Yugoslavia.
  40. 1993 Friday: Kim Campbell undertook the oath of office as Canada’s 19th Prime Minister, the first woman to hold the post.
  41. 1995 Sunday: In Washington, D.C., the former 15th chief justice of the United States Supreme Court and 97th justice overall, Warren E. Burger, Republican, died on this date.  President Richard M. Nixon nominated Burger to fill the seat of Chief Justice Earl Warren.  He served from 06-23-1969 to 09-26-1986. 
  42. 1997 Wednesday: An unmanned cargo vessel crashed into the Russian space station Mir.  The impact knocked out much of the power supply and severely damaged the Spektr module.
  43. 1998 Thursday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that ‘attorney-client privilege extends beyond the grave,’ which exempts Vince Foster’s conversations with his attorneys from being used as evidence by Kenneth Starr in the Whitewater Scandal investigation.  In another ruling the court ruled that those infected with HIV-AIDS are under the protection of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  44. 1999 Friday: In the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs beat the New York Knicks 4 games to one.
  45. 2000 Sunday: U.S. and British researchers announced that they had completed a rough draft of a map of the genetic makeup of human beings.  The project was 10 years old at the time of the announcement.
  46. 2005 Saturday: Pope Benedict XVI releases a book in which, he blasts the European Union for trying to create a human society completely without GOD.  What the hell is wrong with these people?  Meanwhile, Tehran Mayor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wins the presidential run-off which will make this crazy SOB president of an equally crazy nation.  How sad.
  47. 2006 Sunday: Warren Buffet- the third richest man in the world- does some chest-thumping today when he comes out and pledges he will give the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $37 billion in shares which will make the ‘charity’ the wealthiest in the world.  Wow.  Somehow, the money always seems to come back around.
  48. 2007 Monday: Republican senator from the state of Wyoming- John Barrasso- entered the U.S. Senate on this date.   Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court issues a spate of 5-4 decisions.  The first places limits on freedom of expression by students, the next one permits the airing of issue-oriented ads ahead of elections, and the final one prohibits ordinary American citizens from demanding answers over faith-based initiatives.  In essence, the Roberts court is allowing the stripping away of Americans’ freedoms.
  49. 2008 Wednesday: The United States Supreme Court finally does the right thing and rules in the case of Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker that the damages slapped on Exxon-Mobil over the Exxon Valdez case were exorbitant.  It slashed the settlement from the more than $2.7 billion to a much more reasonable $507 million.  Of course, the Green Nazis go berserk.  In another case, Kennedy v. Louisiana, SCOTUS rules out the death penalty in criminal cases that did not result in the death of another human being.
  50. 2009 Thursday: Death, claimed Michael Jackson[iv], the “King of Pop,” in Los Angeles, California, at age 50.  Elsewhere, Skye Saxon, lead singer of the acid rock band, the Seeds[v], died at age 71 from organ failure in Austin, Texas. Next, actress Farah Fawcett died in Santa Monica, California, at age 62.  What a day for death.
  51. 2010 Friday: Palestinian thugs begin firing mortars into neighboring Israel from the Gaza Strip.  In return, the Israeli air force bombs Palestinian smuggling tunnels from Egypt into the Gaza Strip, hopefully caving them atop the murderous thugs.  Note to Palestinian Authority: stop with the violence already.
  52. 2011 Saturday: New York becomes the largest state to legalize same-sex marriage after Governor Andrew Cuomo signs the New York State Marriage Equality Law.  Meanwhile, across the Middle East, the Arab Spring continues to see new areas ravaged by angry protesters and thugs.  The Syrian military is trying to sever the border between their nation and Turkey where many of the jihadis are coming from.  Meanwhile, fighting rages across Libya and parts of Egypt while the Taliban never let a good crisis go to waste by launching attacks in Afghanistan.  Neutron bombs, folks, neutron bombs, that’s why God gave them to civilized folks.
  53. 2012 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that minors cannot be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.  Elsewhere, 30 senior Syrian military officers including a general defect to neighboring Turkey.   Meanwhile, Cyprus announces that at the end of the week, it’s going to seek financial aid from the European Union which will make it the fifth member of the EU to require financial aid.
  54. 2013 Tuesday: A portion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which protects minority-voting rights, is struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court, ruling that Congress has not considered the nation’s racial progress when singling out certain states for federal oversight.  Elsewhere, the Taliban is getting pretty bold what with launching an attack near the presidential palace in Kabul, the nation’s capital.
  55. 2014 Wednesday:  Facebook reports that over 90% of its tech employees are Asian or white, while women make up only 15% of tech employees and 31% of all employees; COO Cheryl Sandberg notes that more women are also needed in leadership roles at the company—something they are striving to do.  Elsewhere, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki of Iraq calls for ‘national unity’ seeing as how the ISIS trash have overrun the town of Yathrib, 54 scant miles north of Baghdad.  (Note- this is what happens when a POS president like Barack Hussein Obama yanks the U.S. out of Iraq and then has to send America’s war-fighters back in to stabilize the mess he inflicted on himself and on the Iraqis).
  56. 2015 Thursday: For the second time in three years, the U.S. Supreme Court upholds Obamacare in a 6-3 decision, outraging most Americans but causing the Obama Administration to dance the jig.  This is not right and yet, no one—including the Republican Party—will fight against it.  What do the Obamaists have on Chief Justice John Roberts? 
  57. 2016 Saturday: After the new government of Taiwan refuses to accept the One-China Policy and bow down to the commies in Beijing, the Chi-Coms sever communications with the brave island.  They must bow down and kiss the ground the Chinese Communist Party tells them to kiss.  F**k them.  IF Donald Trump wins in November, he will defend Taiwan.  If the Democrats win, it’s ‘adios amigos.’
  58. 2017 Sunday: In Ahmedpur East, Pakistan, a tanker truck carrying oil bursts into violent flames following an explosion, claiming at least 200 lives, and injuring countless others as they sought to scavenge oil on the ground.   Elsewhere, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad arrives in the city of Hama in his first visit to the community since the start of all the anti-government foolishness that has plagued the country since the beginning of the Arab Spring.  He came to attend the Eid al-Fitr holiday prayer services.
  59. 2018 Monday: In Lake County, California, as flames from a raging wildfire burn more than 8,200 acres, Governor Jerry Brown, Democrat, declares a State of Emergency in the area.  Meanwhile, in response to economic sanctions imposed on the United States by the European Union, famed motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson announces it will begin moving some of its production abroad.
  60. 2019 Tuesday: San Francisco, California, a city where garbage, human feces, and toxic waste lines many of the streets, the city’s leadership steps up and does something extremely important: it bans E-cigarettes.  Wow.  Meanwhile, the White House appoints Stephanie Grisham press secretary and communications director.  Elsewhere, on the other side of the world in the Egyptian city of Arish, ISIS thugs descend on a checkpoint and in the resulting melee, seven Egyptian law enforcement officers and a civilian are killed while at least four and possibly five Islamists are killed.
  61. 2020 Thursday: Inexorably, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu continues marching around the world.  In the United States, Democrats gleefully recite all the polls showing “Pro-China Joe” Biden with an insurmountable 14-point lead, in many battleground states, as well as across the nation.  It’s all over, folks, according to the leftists, “NO point going to the polls.”  My, my, my, I guess we shall see.  Here are the global stats for the COVID Crisis (thank you, communist China): 9,494,571 confirmed cases, 484,155 confirmed deaths, and 4,782,910 confirmed recoveries. 
  62. 2020 Thursday A: In the United States, here are today’s stats for the Chinese Virus Crisis: 2,463,563 confirmed cases, 126,185 confirmed deaths, and 763,814 confirmed recoveries.  You know the drill: in the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, Golden State first: 195,571 confirmed cases, 5,733 confirmed deaths, but alas, NO mention of confirmed recoveries- is Gov. Gavin Newsom colluding with his Beijing bosses?  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 835 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 686 confirmed recoveries.  In the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 30,318 confirmed cases, 1,300 confirmed deaths, but like other BLUE STATES, no mention of confirmed recoveries.  For interest’s sake, here are the stats for the Empire State where dimwit Governor Andrew “The Moron” Cuomo, a man ‘who’s single and ready to mingle’ according to his mentally challenged younger brother, CNN anchor and victim of Roid Rage, Chris, here are the stats: 390,415 confirmed cases, 24,800 confirmed deaths, and golly gee whiz, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us not forget, too, that Gov. Cuomo is responsible for most of the deaths in his state by sending coronavirus infected patients into rest homes! 
  63. 2020 Thursday B: Here are today’s stock market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,745.60, UP 299.66 points (1.18%).  Next, here are the numbers for the NASDAQ: 10,017.00, UP 107.84 points (1.09%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,083.76, UP 33.43 points (1.10%).
  64. 2021 Friday: Today marks Day #156 of the illegal Joe Biden regime.  We tick off the minutes every day until we can see the return of the legitimate President Donald J. Trump to his rightful position in the White House.  This is WHY the fake news media, the criminals in the Democratic-Socialist Party (and among the RINO wing of the GOP), and the street thugs in Antifa and Black Lives Matter continue pursuing the freedom fighters of the nation by vilifying and ridiculing them.  Ridicule all you want.  The time is coming and it’s coming soon.  Stick around and discover the truth along with all of us.  You will be glad you did (including the traitorous scum trying to topple the country and sell it out to the Chi-Coms).

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0507 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Saguaros, Poppies, and Primroses.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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The next studio album by Jethro Tull- “Rock Island”- came out on August 21, 1989.  The band had foregone its earlier acoustic sounds for a more hard-rock one with which to remain current and this album actually did very well, going gold in the UK and close to it in Germany.  The band now featured a quartet of Ian Anderson (guitars, vocals, keyboards, and flutes), Martin Barr (guitars, keyboards), Dave Pegg (bass, backing vocals, and mandolins), and Doane Perry (drums and percussion).  This is a superb album compared to some a decade earlier and we hope that everyone is going to seek it out wherever they shop for the best in music as it will make a glorious addition to your growing library of AICPENDBLOG.COM-approved music choices.

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

[ii] We definitely look forward to promoting the music of Foreigner one of these days, perhaps in 2020?

[iii] We are not sure when we will begin offering the music of Blue Öyster Cult but expect it will be sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned.

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

[v] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Seeds but when we do, we will also do the music of the Electric Prunes and some of the other lesser known psychedelic garage rock bands of the 1960s.  We should have done it when we did the Strawberry Alarm Clock but sadly overlooked it.

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2009 Thursday: In Peshawar, Pakistan, jihadis continue what they did yesterday with a suicide bombing. In this instance, two bombs send eight poor souls up to hang with Allah sooner than any of them planned and leaves another 74 in various stages of grievous bodily injury.

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown; U.S. Secretaries of State Edward Livingston, Louis McLane, and Walter Q. Gresham; U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Louis McLane; U.S. Senator Marco Rubio; Creedence Clearwater Revival featuring John Fogerty, King Crimson featuring Gavin Harrison, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Deborah Jo “JoJo” Billingsley, and the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Stacy Sutherland:

  1. 1156 Monday: At the Battle of Brindisi, King Willem of Sicily beats the Byzantine fleet.
  2. 1431 Saturday: Accused of slipping back into heresy by donning male clothing, her captors condemn Joan of Arc to DEATH by burning at the stake.
  3. 1521 Saturday: The 217th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Leo X, signs a treaty of peace with German Emperor Charles V.
  4. 1533 Sunday: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, declared the marriage of England’s King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn valid.
  5. 1588 Saturday: Under the command of the Duke of Medina-Sidonia, the Spanish Armada sets sail from Lisbon to invade England and to reinstall Catholicism as the country’s ONLY faith.
  6. 1754 Tuesday: Near Pittsburgh, General George Washington and his troops defeat the French and Indians at the Battle of Ft. Duquesne.
  7. 1764 Monday: In Clermont, N.Y., British America, future 11thS. Secretary of State Edward Livingston is born. A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson 05-24-1831 to 05-29-1833.
  8. 1774 Saturday: The First Continental Congress convenes in Virginia.
  9. 1786 Saturday: In Smyrna, Delaware, future 12thS. Secretary of State Louis McLane is born. First a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from 05-29-1833 to 06-30-1834.  He also served the nation as its 10th secretary of the U.S. Treasury.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson from 08-08-1831 to 05-29-1833.  Prior to this he would serve as a senator from Delaware and following this, he would become the 12th U.S. secretary of state and finally, he would become U.S. minister to Great Britain.
  10. 1818 Thursday: The first steam vessel to sail the Great Lakes launches.
  11. 1830 Friday: The U.S. Congress authorizes the removal of all Native Americans east of the Mississippi to the Western Plains.
  12. 1851 Wednesday: Sojourner Truth attends a Women Rights Convention.
  13. 1863 Thursday: The first black regiment, one that was composed of freed slaves, the 54th Massachusetts, leaves Boston to fight in the Civil War.
  14. 1868 Thursday: The 27thS. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton left office on this date. He member of no professed political party, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from January 20, 1862 until today.
  15. 1892 Saturday: In San Francisco, California, the founding members organized the Sierra Club, a group designed to protect the environment and to promote conservationism.
  16. 1895 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., future 33rdS. Secretary of State Walter Q. Gresham is born. A Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from 03-07-1893 to 05-28-1895.
  17. 1906 Monday: The 52ndS. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown stepped down from the high court on this date. A Republican, President Benjamin Harrison nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Samuel Freeman Miller- another Republican.  Brown served from December 29, 1890 until today. 
  18. 1912 Tuesday: The Senate Commerce Committee issued its report on the Titanic disaster that cited a “state of absolute unpreparedness,” improperly tested safety equipment and an “indifference to danger” as some of the causes of an “unnecessary tragedy.”
  19. 1915 Friday: John B. Gruelle patents the Raggedy Ann doll.
  20. 1918 Tuesday: American troops fought their first major battle during World War I as they launched an offensive against the German-held French village of Cantigny; the Americans succeeded in capturing the village.
  21. 1919 Wednesday: Armenia declares its independence from Russia and wants it from Turkey.
  22. 1923 Monday: Unemployment in the United States is almost nil.
  23. 1928 Monday: Dodge Brothers and Chrysler Corporation merges into one company on this date.
  24. 1929 Tuesday: On this date in New York City, Warner Brothers presented the first all-color talking picture, “On with the Show.”
  25. 1934 Monday: The Dionne quintuplets were born near Callender, Ontario, to Olivia and Elzire Dionne. The babies were the first quintuplets to survive infancy.  
  26. 1937 Friday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt pushed a button in Washington, D.C., signaling that vehicular traffic could begin crossing the just-opened Golden Gate Bridge in California. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, Neville Chamberlain became prime minister of Britain.
  27. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, the Belgian army surrendered to invading German forces and King Leopold III surrenders himself to the conquerors. Farther south in France, the Nazis are overrunning their supply lines which is causing the blitzkrieg to slow down.  The Allies that haven’t already surrendered to the Germans continue fighting to get to the coastline where they hope salvation awaits.
  28. 1941 Wednesday: The fighting on Crete continues but it’s going all one way. The Germans continue splitting Allied resistance into smaller pockets while those who can make it are fighting to get to the evacuation beaches.  As they did a year before at Dunkirk, British troops hope they can escape to Royal Navy warships off the coast.  The evacuation will begin this evening and continue into the early hours of the morning.  Elsewhere- in Iraq- the Arab Legions continue fighting the British colonialists.  Indian troops are at the forefront of the Allied troops fighting to head north from Basra and quell the uprising by the pro-Nazi Arabs. 
  29. 1942 Thursday: In response to the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazis murder 1,800 Czechoslovakians at the village of Lidice. Elsewhere, the Battle of Midway is in the offing as Japanese forces continue leaving ports in Japan and western Asia while American forces are heading west from Pearl Harbor.  This will be one of the decisive battles of World War II when the two forces clash.
  30. 1943 Friday: Allied bombers continue blasting away at Italy and Sicily as the Allies seek to light them up prior to a full-fledged invasion. Flak is heavy over Sicily causing the Allies losses of men and warplanes.  Still, the attacks continue.  The Allies have hope that somehow they can separate the Italian people from the Axis. 
  31. 1944 Sunday: Fighting continues in Italy as German forces redeploy to the Caesar Line, a prepared defensive line where they hope they will be able to decimate the Allied forces attacking them.
  32. 1945 Monday: John Fogerty, future guitarist, and vocalist with Creedence Clearwater Revival[i] is born on this date in Berkeley, California.  Elsewhere, French troops are clashing with local Syrian forces as they return to reclaim their empire.  The Arabs want none of it.  Elsewhere, William Joyce- the infamous “Lord Haw-Haw” who broadcast Nazi propaganda to the Allies in Europe finds himself captured and in Allied hands.  Poor bastard.
  33. 1946 Tuesday: Stacy Sutherland—future guitarist with the psychedelic rock band, the 13th Floor Elevators[ii]—is born in the United States on this date.
  34. 1952 Wednesday: Future vocalist with Lynyrd Skynyrd[iii], Deborah Jo “JoJo” Billingsley (vocals 1975-1977 only member of the band not to be on the airplane that crashed as she had a dream two nights before the tragedy alerting her as to what was going to occur that night) is born in Memphis, Tennessee, on this date.
  35. 1953 Thursday: The Walt Disney film “Melody” premiered in the Paramount Theatre in Hollywood. The picture was the first 3-D cartoon.
  36. 1957 Tuesday: The National League approves the moves of the New York Giants to San Francisco and the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles, California.
  37. 1959 Thursday: The U.S. Army launched Able, a rhesus monkey, and Baker, a squirrel monkey, aboard a Jupiter missile for a suborbital flight, which both primates survived.
  38. 1961 Sunday: After 78 years in service, the last run of the Orient Express—from Paris to Bucharest, Romania, leaves the station in France. Elsewhere, Amnesty International, a human rights organization, underwent founding.
  39. 1962 Monday: The U.S. Stock Market drops a record $20.8 billion in one day.
  40. 1963 Tuesday: Jomo Kenyatta becomes the first prime minister of an independent Kenya. Elsewhere, Gavin Harrison—one of the future drummers with the UK rock band, King Crimson[iv]—is born on this date in London, England.
  41. 1964 Thursday: The Palestine National Congress forms the Palestine Liberation Organization.
  42. 1971 Friday: In Miami, Florida, future GOP Senator Marco Rubio is born. He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2011.
  43. 1972 Sunday: The White House ‘plumbers’ break into the offices of the Democratic National Headquarters at the Watergate in Washington, D.C., setting in motion events that would eventually cause President Richard M. Nixon to resign from the presidency.
  44. 1976 Friday: The nations of the world signed the Peaceful Nuclear Explosion Treaty on this date, which limited any nuclear explosion, regardless of its purpose, to a yield of 150 kilotons.
  45. 1977 Saturday: Fire raced through the Beverly Hills Supper Club in Southgate, Ky., in which 165 people died in the fire.
  46. 1979 Monday: The European Union accepts Greece as a member—something they would regret in 2012.
  47. 1985 Tuesday: David Jacobsen, director of the American University Hospital in Beirut, Lebanon, suffered abduction by pro-Iranian kidnappers; his captors freed him 17 months later.
  48. 1987 Thursday: To the embarrassment of Soviet officials, Mathias Rust, a young West German pilot, landed a private plane in Moscow’s Red Square without authorization. The Soviets freed Rust the following year.
  49. 1991 Tuesday: Ethiopian rebels seize the capital city of Addis Ababa from government troops.
  50. 1995 Sunday: A 7.5 magnitude earthquake in the Russian town of Neftegorsk killed at least 2,000 people.
  51. 1996 Tuesday: President Bill Clinton’s former business partners in the Whitewater land fraud suffered conviction for fraud.
  52. 1998 Thursday: Brynn, the wife of comic actor Phil Hartman of “Saturday Night Live” and “News Radio” fame shot him to death at his home in Encino and then took her own life. Elsewhere, Pakistan matched India with five nuclear test blasts.  The U.S., Japan and other nations imposed economic sanctions.  Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said, “Today, we have settled the score with India.”  Finally, Dr. Susan Terebey discovered a planet outside of our solar system using photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.
  53. 1999 Friday: Leonardo de Vinci’s “The Last Supper” went back on display in Milan, Italy, after more than 20 years of restoration.
  54. 2002 Tuesday: Russia became a limited partner in NATO with the creation of the NATO-Russia Council.
  55. 2005 Saturday: London’s famed Big Ben clock suddenly went ‘dark’ today stopping ticking for 90 minutes. Engineers are investigating what the hell is going on as this is abnormal.
  56. 2006 Sunday: Barry Bonds hits his 715th career home run, passing Babe Ruth on the all-time hit list.
  57. 2007 Monday: Following the totalitarian government shut down of Radio Caracas Television, thousands of people take to the streets to protest the dictatorship’s authoritarian move which sends droves of police into the streets armed with rubber bullets, truncheons, jack boots, and clubs. They light into the protesters and drive them away from the government sector of the city.
  58. 2008 Wednesday: Give ‘em an inch and they take a mile: Governor David Paterson, D-NY, directs various state agencies that they must, repeat must, recognize same-sex marriages performed in other place such as Canada, Massachusetts, and of course, the Golden State. Ah, we’re so WOKE before anyone even knew what ‘WOKE’ was.
  59. 2009 Thursday: In Peshawar, Pakistan, jihadis continue what they did yesterday with a suicide bombing. In this instance, two bombs send eight poor souls up to hang with Allah sooner than any of them planned and leaves another 74 in various stages of grievous bodily injury.
  60. 2010 Friday: The Israeli navy as well as a pro-Israeli flotilla set sail to confront the Palestinian-loving flotilla heading to the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian-lovers claim to be bringing humanitarian aid but are most likely sneaking in weapons and ammo so the Hamas garbage can continue waging war against the Israelis.  Someone should deploy some neutron bombs in Gaza.  Elsewhere, a leaked report from the United Nations informs the world that the North Koreans are exporting nuclear technology to countries such as Burma, Syria, and Iran.
  61. 2011 Saturday: In Germany, at least 10 people die from cucumbers infected with the E. coli virus. Elsewhere, things are going awry in Syria as more towns and cities see citizens taking to the streets to protest the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. In Yemen, the government is there attacking people seeking to supplant the regime of U.S. ally President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
  62. 2012 Monday: Syrian opposition leaders claim the Syrian government troops have been running amok in the city of Hama what with the slayings of at least 41 civilians and the wounding of numerous others. Meanwhile, in Lhasa, Tibet, two Tibetans set themselves ablaze protesting the Chi-Coms infesting their country like cockroaches. 
  63. 2013 Tuesday: French newspaper “Le Monde” reports the ongoing use of chemical weapons by Syria’s Bashar al-Assad’s troops against the rebels. Meanwhile, Senator John McCain, RINO-AZ, journeys to Syria to hang with Syrian rebels and to discuss possible intervention by the United States in yet another needless war.  Such is the military-industrial-political complex in this country, a leech-like entity that seeks to insert its nose into every needless conflict across the globe.
  64. 2014 Wednesday: Maya Angelou, American author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” and many other works, dies of natural causes at age 86. Elsewhere, the people of Egypt elect General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi president.  This will put them back on track for eradicating the cancer of Islamism from their country.  Meanwhile, in the French port city of Calais, law enforcement authorities swoop down on a camp of at least 800 Middle Eastern Muslim migrants trying to sneak into England via the Chunnel.
  65. 2015 Thursday: The Federation of International Football Associations—FIFA—bans 11 people after an ethics investigation, the same people the U.S. Department of Justice has indicted on charges of corruption. Elsewhere, former New York Governor George Pataki, Republican, announces he will be seeking the 2016 presidential nomination of his party.
  66. 2016 Saturday: After a three-year-old boy falls into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo and a big gorilla named Harambe drags him about, zoo officials shoot the big ape dead setting off a firestorm of protest. Elsewhere, Brazilian law enforcement authorities announce that of the more than 30 suspected gang rapists (not a typo) of a 16-year-old girl, they have identified four of the scumbags and are launching a dragnet to bring the bottom-feeding thugs to justice. 
  67. 2017 Sunday: The island nation of Sri Lanka suffers heavy rains and devastating mudslides which kill at least 151 people and injure numerous others.  Elsewhere, rural Mississippi sees its worst gun violence in years what with a person seeking suicide by cop running amok and murdering eight people including a Lincoln County sheriff.  Shoot the SOB.
  68. 2018 Monday: In Kyushu, Japan, Coca-Cola debuts its first alcoholic drink- Lemon-do- but no one here has had the opportunity to sample it.  Elsewhere, in an effort to deter new arrivals of Third World Muslim ‘refugees’ and ‘migrants’ from the Middle East and Africa, the government of Austria announces new cuts to social services for illegal aliens flooding into their country.  They are going to slash benefits to halt the tidal wave of illegals.  Good for them.
  69. 2019 Tuesday: In Oklahoma, state prosecutors bring the first of at least 2,000 cases aimed at U.S. Pharmaceutical manufacturers for their part in creating the opioid epidemic that has killed more Americans than all wars put together. Johnson & Johnson find themselves hammered with charges of deceptive advertising and downplaying the potential addictive qualities of its drugs.   Meanwhile in France, after the nation’s national health agency launches an anti-smoking campaign, one-million or more French citizens swear off the cancer sticks.  
  70. 2020 Thursday: In response to the horrific slaying of forgery suspect George Floyd in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, on Monday, members of the U.S. Department of Justice arrive on scene to get to the bottom of this appalling crime. Meanwhile, enraged citizens backed by agitators and Antifa human refuse have lit the city ablaze and as of today have stormed the police precinct where the four fired officers once served.  On the U.S. employment front, another 2.1 million Americans have filed for unemployment, bringing the number of unemployed Americans thanks to communist China’s coronavirus pandemic to 40.8 million, a number heretofore unseen in American history. One American worker out of every four now has no job.
  71. 2020 Thursday A: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the world: 5,803,416 confirmed cases, 359,791 confirmed deaths, and 2,399,247 confirmed recoveries. In the United States, we have 1,758,422 confirmed cases, 102,917 confirmed deaths, and 378,566 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states where the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 101,697 confirmed cases, 3,973 confirmed deaths, but again, NO mention of confirmed recoveries due to Gov. Gavin Newsom playing politics with the Chinese virus.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 600 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the numbers: 20,711 confirmed cases, 1,106 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  It’s all politics.  Oh- Los Angeles says EVERYONE must wear face masks or not go out.    Mayor Eric Garcetti needs removal from office ASAP.
  72. 2021 Friday: We’re hoping this weekend will be a slow one news-wise but folks, the way things are going in this country what with all the communists running amok both here in this country and around the world, it could be a very busy one…

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Jethro Tull returned with their third effort, “Benefit,” on April 20, 1970.  Although critics dismiss this album as ‘dull and uninviting,’ we say, “They’re full of fecal matter as this is a phenomenal album.”  From start to finish the album rocks in the uniquely Jethro Tull way.  With a somewhat different lineup of Ian Anderson (vocals, flutes, guitars, keyboards), Martin Barre (guitars), Glenn Cornick (bass and keyboards), and Clive Bunker (drums), they were joined by eventual member John Evan (keyboards), and Dee Palmer (orchestral arrangements).  The album in our view ranks as one of their best and was the set-up for what was to come next- “Aqualung.”  We hope you will seek this album out and consider making it a part of your listening day.  We think you will be extremely glad that you did.  Look for it now.

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[i] We promoted the music of the world-famous Creedence Clearwater Revival beginning on Saturday, 16-November-2013 through Saturday, 07-December-2013.  Being the inattentive morons that we were back then, we neglected to promote the music of the band’s individual members.  We hope to do this one day so folks, keep vigilant for the day when we do.

[ii] We began promoting the music of the famous acid rock band from Texas- the 13th Floor Elevators- beginning on Tuesday, 14-May-2013 through Thursday, 06-June-2013.  We would encourage everyone to seek the music of this legendary band out and adding it to their collections.  You will be glad you did.

[iii] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news.

[iv] We promoted the music of King Crimson, one of the greatest prog-rock bands of all time beginning on Monday, 20-October-2014 through Sunday, 21-December-2014.  We hope you will check them out as the remain active to this day.

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AA. 1954 Thursday: The struggle to resupply Huguette 6 north of the airstrip at Dien Bien Phu became a complete disaster today. French Colonial troops accompanied by a large number of Viet Minh POWs ran into an ambush and many of the prisoners of war were killed as well as quite a few French troops. Still, some of the POWs were able to get jerrycans of water up to the remaining defenders so they could continue repulsing one communist attack after another. The struggle continues…

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DAY EIGHTY-SIX OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Father Damien’s Day (Hawaii) / Yom Ha’atzmaut

President Abraham Lincoln; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Byron White and William O. Douglas; Soviet Leader Nikita Khrushchev, the Nice featuring Brian “Blinky” Davison, the Ohio Players featuring Clarence “Satch” Satchell, the Rolling Stone’s “Aftermath,” and UFO featuring Phil Mogg:

  1. 1250 Friday: Pope Innocent IV (reigned 06-25-1243 to 12-07-1254- the 180th Pope) refused the Jews of Cordova, Spain, who wanted the right to build a synagogue.
  2. 1450 Monday: During the 100 Years War, the French defeat the English at the Battle of Fomigny.
  3. 1452 Thursday: Artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci was born in or near the Tuscan town of Vinci.
  4. 1654 Wednesday: England and the Netherlands sign a peace treaty.
  5. 1689 Friday: French King Louis XIV declares war on his southern neighbor, Spain.
  6. 1738 Tuesday: The bottle opener is invented on this date.
  7. 1788 Tuesday: England, the Netherlands, and Prussia sign a peace treaty.
  8. 1817 Tuesday: The first American school for the deaf opened in Hartford, Connecticut.
  9. 1850 Monday: The city of San Francisco underwent incorporation on this date in history.
  10. 1865 Saturday: President Abraham Lincoln died, nine hours after being shot the night before by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C. Andrew Johnson became the nation’s 17th president.
  11. 1871 Saturday: “Wild Bill” Hickok became the marshal of Abilene, Kansas, on this date.
  12. 1878 Monday: Harley Procter introduced Ivory soap on this date in history.
  13. 1892 Friday: General Electric Company formed on this date and incorporated in the state of New York.
  14. 1894 Sunday: Nikita Khrushchev, future leader of the Soviet Union, 09-14-1955-10-14-1964, is born in Kalinovka, Kursk Governate, Russian Empire, on this date.
  15. 1896 Wednesday: The first Olympic Games of the modern era close in Athens, Greece.
  16. 1912 Monday: The British luxury liner, RMS Titanic, sank in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland at 2:20 a.m. ship’s time, more than 2.5 hours after colliding with an iceberg; 1,514 people perished in the disaster, while half as many managed to survive.  
  17. 1923 Sunday: Insulin first became available for diabetics.
  18. 1924 Tuesday: Rand McNally published its first road atlas.
  19. 1939 Saturday: The 79th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William O. Douglas assumed his position on the high court on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated his fellow Democrat Associate Justice Louis Brandeis’ seat.  Douglas served from today until November 12, 1975.
  20. 1940 Monday: Future member of the Ohio Players[i]–Clarence “Satch” Satchell (saxophones/guitars)—is born in the USA on this date.
  21. 1942 Wednesday: Britain’s King George VI awarded the George Cross to Malta for its heroism in the early days of World War II.
  22. 1945 Sunday: During World War II, British and Canadian troops liberated the Nazi concentration camp, Bergen-Belsen.  Meanwhile, friends and family buried President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on the grounds of his New York estate.
  23. 1947 Tuesday: Jackie Robinson, Major League Baseball’s first black player debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers on opening day; the Dodgers defeated the Boston Braves by a score of 5-3.
  24. 1948 Thursday: Future vocalist with the British rock band, UFO[ii], Phil Mogg—is born in London, England, on this date.
  25. 1952 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman signed the official Japanese peace treaty on this date.  Elsewhere, the first B-52 prototype underwent aerial testing on this date.
  26. 1953 Wednesday: Pope Pius XII gave his approval of psychoanalysis but warned of possible abuses.
  27. 1954 Thursday: The struggle to resupply Huguette 6 north of the airstrip at Dien Bien Phu became a complete disaster today.  French Colonial troops accompanied by a large number of Viet Minh POWs ran into an ambush and many of the prisoners of war were killed as well as quite a few French troops.  Still, some of the POWs were able to get jerrycans of water up to the remaining defenders so they could continue repulsing one communist attack after another.  The struggle continues…
  28. 1955 Friday: Ray Kroc opens the first of his McDonald’s fast-food restaurants in Illinois.
  29. 1956 Sunday: WNBQ-TV in Chicago became the world’s first all-color TV station on this date.  The channel changed its call sign to WMAQ-TV later.  Elsewhere, General Motors announced the first free piston automobile had undergone successful development.
  30. 1958 Tuesday: The first professional baseball game occurs in California; the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 8-0.
  31. 1959 Wednesday: Secretary of State John Foster Dulles resigned his office as Cuban leader Fidel Castro started a goodwill tour in the United States on this date.
  32. 1960 Friday: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee underwent organization at Shaw University on this date.
  33. 1966 Friday: The Rolling Stones[iii] release their “Aftermath” album on this date.
  34. 1967 Saturday: A jury of his peers found Richard Speck guilty of the murder of eight nurses.
  35. 1969 Tuesday: Above the Sea of Japan, North Korea shoots at a U.S. warplane.
  36. 1974 Monday: Members of the Symbionese Liberation Army held up a branch of the Hibernia Bank in San Francisco; one of the group’s members—kidnapping victim and newspaper heiress Patty Hearst, now going by the name, “Tania”—participated in the event, something she denied later at her trial, one, by the way, she lost.
  37. 1981 Wednesday: Janet Cooke says her story on an 8-year-old heroin addict is a lie; the Washington Post relinquished the Pulitzer Prize on the fabricated story.
  38. 1983 Friday: Tokyo’s Disneyland opens on this date.  
  39. 1985 Monday: South Africa announces it will repeal prohibitions against whites marrying non-whites.
  40. 1986 Tuesday: The United States launched an air raid against Libya in response to a terrorist bombing at Berlin discotheque on April 5; Libya said 37 people, mostly civilians—of course! —died in the airstrike. 
  41. 1989 Saturday: Ninety-six people died in a crush of soccer fans at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England.  Meanwhile, in Beijing, China, students launched a series of pro-democracy protests upon the death of former Communist Party leader, Hu Yaobang.  The protests would eventually lead to the massacre that occurred at Tiananmen Square. 
  42. 1991 Monday: Magic Johnson of the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers sets record for career assists for 9,898 assists.
  43. 1994: Friday: The World Trade Organization underwent establishment on this date.
  44. 1998 Wednesday: At the age of 73, mass murderer Pol Pot died.  As leader of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia, the piece of shit murdered 2 million Cambodians and did so without ever facing prosecution for his crimes.
  45. 2002 Monday: In Denver, Colorado, the 93rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Byron White died.  White was nominated by President John Fitzgerald Kennedy to fill GOP Associate Justice Charles Whittaker’s seat.  White served from 04-12-1962 to 06-28-1993.  Elsewhere, Air China Flight 129 crashes into a mountain near Pusan, South Korea, killing 128 people.
  46. 2008 Tuesday: Brian “Blinky” Davison of the British rock band, the Nice[iv] (drums/percussion 1967-1970 / 2002) dies on this date at his home in Horns Cross, Bideford, Devon, UK.  He was 65-years-old.
  47. 2012 Sunday: Around the world, people commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
  48. 2013 Monday: Near the finish line at the Boston Marathon in Boston Massachusetts, two Muslim terrorists set off a bomb that kills three, injures 183, and maims at least 15 people requiring them to undergo amputations.
  49. 2014 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, a total lunar eclipse took place tonight; the eclipse will be visible in North and South America, New Zealand, Australia, and nearby regions; the next total lunar eclipse will take place on October 8, 2014.
  50. 2015 Wednesday: ISIS is on the rampage in Anbar province as they capture three villages on the outskirts of Ramadi, the provincial capital.   Elsewhere, the European Parliament approves a resolution on the 100-year-anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the one carried out by the Ottoman Turks during World War I.  Of course, Ankara is mad.
  51. 2016 Friday: Heavy fighting breaks out around the city of Kunduz, Afghanistan, as the Taliban launch their spring offensive.  Local Afghan leaders say the attacks are being repelled and that Afghan government forces are standing strong.  Elsewhere, Philippine presidential candidate Roderigo Duterte says that if elected, he will forge better relations with the Chi-Coms and will set aside all claims on the Spratly Islands.
  52. 2017 Saturday: North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles in a massive military parade in Pyongyang as it celebrated the 1912 birthday of the country’s founder, Kim Il Sung, with his grandson, the murderous Kim Jong Un, looking on with orgasmic delight.  Elsewhere in the United States, protesters take to the streets on Tax Day demanding that President Donald J. Trump release his tax returns so the liberal Democrats can scrutinize them.
  53. 2018 Sunday: British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn- a Marxist POS- demands to see ‘incontrovertible proof that Vladimir Putin and Russia were behind the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in a London park before he will go along with slapping sanctions on his idols.   Foreign Secretary Boris “Bojo” Johnson says it’s ‘quite extraordinary’ to question the fact that the Russians carried out the attack on British soil, seeing as how the nerve agent used was one developed by the Soviet regime.   Meanwhile, Israeli defense officials announce the discovering of the longest Hamas tunnel found to date and then destroyed it.  Maybe the Palestinians should stop wasting money on tunnels and spend more on their citizenry?
  54. 2019 Monday: On this date, the Cathedral of Notre Dame erupts in flames, bringing down the roof and toppling its iconic spire among other things.  Questions erupt as to who could be responsible, many believing the ‘religion of peace,’ Islam, might have had a hand in it due to all the terrorist activity that occurs in France and across Europe.  Meanwhile, in Game 2 of the NBA Western Division Playoffs, the Los Angeles Clippers win a highly improbable comeback against the Golden State Warriors, beating them 135-131, in which the team overcame an NBA record 31-point deficit.  To make it even worse for the Warriors, the loss occurred in their home stadium in Oakland.
  55. 2020 Wednesday: China’s biowarfare gift to the world, COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Wuhan Flu, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis continues running amok everywhere but seemingly not in Communist China where the crap began.  Current confirmed cases for the entire planet are 2,071,710 with confirmed deaths sitting at 137,039 and confirmed recoveries at 511,356. In the United States, confirmed cases sit at 641,919 what with confirmed deaths at 28,399 and confirmed recoveries at 52,196.  Now the Beijing bullshitters claim in the People’s Republic of China, there are 84,489 confirmed cases and 3,342 confirmed deaths and 78,987 confirmed recoveries.  We know this is bullshit, folks, as Western intel agencies say there are at least 2.5 million confirmed deaths and God knows how many cases.  When this ends and it will, it will be time to sue every level of government in the communist country and to welcome Nationalist China- Taiwan- back to the United Nations as a FREE and INDEPENDENT COUNTRY because until the West sold them out to open the doors for the commies, they WERE China.  
  56. 2020 Wednesday A: The DOW Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,504.35, down 445.41 (-1.86%), the NASDAQ 8,393.18 down 122.574 (-1.44%), and the S & P 2,783.36, down 62.7 (-2.20%).  Meanwhile, in Michigan, people protest authoritarian Governor Gretchen Whitmer who has the state on the severest lockdown order in the country.  People took to the streets in their cars to let this fascist know she is out of line.  If ANTIFA were an HONEST organization and not just a communist front group, they would be there braving rubber bullets, dogs, and tear gas to protest this left-wing skank.   Finally, President Donald J. Trump calls for government to reconvene so the House and Senate can begin doing the work of the American people instead of sitting home spanking the wank.
  57. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 138,340,920 confirmed cases, +493,648, 2,974,830  confirmed deaths, +9,631, and 78,785,642 confirmed recoveries, +237,506.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,682,046 confirmed cases, UP 73,643 from yesterday’s reporting, 570,531 confirmed deaths, UP 975, and 119,012,328 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[v]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  58. 2021 Thursday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 243,639 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  Meanwhile, people are questioning WHY if everyone is getting their shots why the hell people must continue wearing masks like that dimwitted little troll, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci continues telling us to do.  WTF is up with that?  
  59. 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: 3,709,809 confirmed cases, 60,734 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,148,448 confirmed cases, 34,238 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,242 confirmed cases, 473 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 382,652 confirmed cases, 5,407 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Iowa, the ONLY state that shares its recovery numbers: they have 387,207 confirmed cases, 5,871 confirmed deaths, and 339,587 confirmed recoveries.[vi] 
  60. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,590 confirmed cases, 6,312 confirmed deaths, and 827,562 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Bolivia, the country where Che Guevara got whacked: 285,291 cases of the virus, 12,519 confirmed deaths and 234,596 confirmed recoveries.[vii]    
  61. 2021 Thursday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,035.99, UP 305.10 points (+0.90%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,038.76, UP 180.92 points (+1.31%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,170.42, UP 45.76 points (+1.11%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.32 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.22%).  The price of GOLD is $1,764.40 per troy oz., -2.40 (-0.14%) while the price of SILVER is $25.93 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.15%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,197.20 per troy oz, -3.00 (-0.25%) while the price of COPPER is $4.23 per pound, +0.01 (+0.17%).[viii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,740.43 per troy oz, +63.98 (+2.39%).[ix] The price of RHODIUM is $28,100.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000016.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Georgian Lari, one greenback equals 3.42 and in Ghana Cedi, a buck equals 5.76.[xi]   
  62. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.940 per gallon, $2.837 in Florida, $3.749 in Hawaii, and $3.345 in Washington state.[xii]    Let’s look at one other location- Idaho: $3.066.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,174,429,261,064 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. 
  63. 2021 Thursday F: COVID-19 NEWS- thanks to the Chi-Com gift that simply won’t stop giving, Pfizer’s CEO is now saying everyone may have to take a booster shot for the diabolical Xi Jinping Bat Flu every flipping year.  Screw that.  We are not taking the shot.  Period.   Meanwhile, Merck is planning on launching an outpatient COVID-19 pill.  How about hydroxychloroquine?  People in Africa don’t seem to be getting the gripe as much as other places in the world.  Next, a new poll suggests that 1-in-5 Republicans have no plans on getting the ‘Mark of the Beast’ whereas Sheeple Democrats want to get it (and still teachers don’t want to return to work). 
  64. 2021 Thursday G: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS- Joe Biden signed an executive order today declaring Russia to be a national security threat (while giving the Chi-Coms a pass.  Good going, Joe).  As Old Joe signs the order, the U.S. begins expelling Russian diplomats and slapping new sanctions on Moscow.  Elsewhere, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that Joe Biden’s order is a ‘legality’ with which to permit action against the Russians for the SolarWinds hack.   Meanwhile, more Republican lawmakers are pushing back against the ‘Biden plan’ to leave Afghanistan.  Congressman Michael Waltz, R-FL 6th congressional district, says that ‘pulling U.S. troops out of Afghanistan on September 11, 2021- the 20-year anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist event- is an insult to the American people.  We concur.
  65. 2021 Thursday H: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE- Congressman Chip Roy, R-TX 21st congressional district, is putting forth a bill with which to designate the Mexican drug cartels as ‘terrorist organizations.’  Meanwhile, Congresswoman Kat Cammack lambastes Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas as being ‘too scared, too cowardly to address Border Patrol officers face-to-face.’  We concur on this point, too.  Speaking of the border catastrophe, Governor Henry McMaster, R-SC 117th governor of the state, says that ‘Trump had it under control and that the Biden regime should return to his policies.’  Speaking of Joe Biden, former Governor Chris Christie, RINO-NJ, says that ‘Republicans should just get to the point and call out Joe Biden for being a LIAR.’  Amen.  In other border news, we hear that “Kooky Kamala” Harris could soon be visiting the southern border.  Oh, goodie.   Finally, the lack of sufficient DNA testing at the southern border is going to allow more FAKE FAMILIES into the United States.[xiv] 
  66. 2021 Thursday I: CRITICAL RACE THEORY / RACE / CRIME AND PUNISHMENT NEWS- Joe Biden’s ambassador to the United Nations- Linda Thomas-Greenfield much to the delight of the Third World thugs and dictators of the ‘august world body’ criticized the United States for being a racist hellhole.  Wow.  Why do all these people of color want to come to the U.S.?   Meanwhile, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, slams another Biden flunky, this one being little bigot and hater Kristin Clarke, nominated to be Assistant Attorney General at the Civil Rights Division, for claiming to support the cops when she has articles and social media posts in which, she condemns all law enforcement as being racists.  ‘Which is it, Ms. Clarke?’  The little b***h could not answer Senator Cruz.  In other ‘race news,’ Fort Jackson drill instructor Jonathan Pentland is in trouble for pushing a black guy protesting in his neighborhood.  He has been charged with 3rd assault and Black Lives Matter protesters are surrounding his home day and night.   Finally, Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin waives his right to testify at his murder trial. (Note- riots continue in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, for the fourth night in a row while Officer Kim Potter appeared in court today over the death of Duante Wright).  
  67. 2021 Thursday J: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND SUPREME COURT NEWS- Congressman Jerrold “Jerry” “Pillsbury Doughboy” Nadler, D-NY 10th congressional district, and Senator Ed Markey, DS-MA, debuted their plan to ‘unpack’ the U.S. Supreme Court with their new bill with which to expand the high court to 13 seats so as to nullify President Donald J. Trump’s three successful SCOTUS picks, two of which, the two Democrats claim he stole from them.  Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell says that ‘responsible people must denounce the liberals’ court-packing scheme.’  We shall see.  Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, says that ‘IF the Dems expand the court to 13 seats, the nation’s high court will lose all legitimacy.’  We agree.   Speaking of the high court, it upholds a lower court ruling in Ohio that bans abortions because of Down’s syndrome.  In other news, the U.S. Department of the Treasury says that a ‘spy’ working for Paul Manafort, Konstantin Kliminik passed sensitive Trump polling data onto Russian intelligence back in 2016.
  68. 2021 Thursday K: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- The state of Florida passed a bill prohibiting trannys from participating in scholastic sports to which we say, “How about a third category of scholastic sports?  How about tranny sports?  Cheaper to build new locker rooms and showers than to continue fighting this BS in courts.”  Ah, well, congratulations, Florida!  The NCAA says it won’t hold any further sporting events in states that ARE NOT WOKE.  We say, “F**k them.”  Elsewhere, Arizona is going to hold the election ballot recounts from 2020 in the Veterans Memorial Colosseum.   In other news, Republican senators are reintroducing a ban on the use of TikTok[xv] on federal devices and on federal grounds.  A similar bill is going to appear in the U.S. House of Representatives.   Meanwhile, in the Arkansas gubernatorial race, former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has amassed $5 million already.
  69. 2021 Thursday L: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II- A new Quinnipiac Poll says that 52-percent of Americans disapprove of the job Joe Biden is doing while only 48-percent say he’s the ‘bomb.’  The guy is a senile loser.  Next, the GOP U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania is shaping up to be a SUPER MAGA PRO-TRUMP PRIMARY BATTLE.  Next, people are wondering if President Donald J. Trump is going to endorse a candidate to whoop Congresswoman Liz Cheney’s butt in Wyoming?  We think so.  Today, he stood with Wyoming’s GOP Chairman Frank Eathorne, who happened to be in Washington, D.C., on January 06, 2021, the day the Democrats launched the largest FALSE FLAG OPERATION in U.S. political history.[xvi]   In other news, Congressman Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, condemns Biden’s intel leaders over their ‘politicizing and weaponizing intelligence information.’
  70. 2021 Thursday M: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III- A recent poll says that ’72-percent of the American people support the Second Amendment.’  Guns are not going anywhere.  Just saying. In other news, a split congress may take different paths to trying to pass Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion ‘infrastructure bill,’ aka the BIDEN PORKULUS BILL.  We hope it goes straight into the crapper.  Next, we learn that intelligence leaders have confirmed what we all knew: that the ‘Russians are paying bounties on U.S. soldiers killed’ was nothing more than a crock of crap.  According to them, there is low to moderate confidence that this is true.  Moving on, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that Congressman Matt Gaetz, R-FL 1st congressional district, says the allegations against him are not true.  OF COURSE THEY ARE NOT FLIPPING TRUE, Congressman McCarthy, the stuff the Dems are doing to him comes straight out of Saul Alinsky’s book, “Rules for Radicals.”  Elsewhere, Vice President Mike Pence received a pacemaker for his heart today.  Finally, federal law enforcement is telling all citizens living along the southern border to arm up for their own protection.
  71. 2021 Thursday N: BUSINESS NEWS- McDonald’s restaurants are going to implement new employee training in all 39,000 of its restaurants across the globe seeing as how some sexual harassment complaints have been filed against employees in some of them.  Good for you, y’all WOKE now.  Elsewhere, Deliveroo’s food delivery system has seen its orders double in Q-1.  In other business news, Jeff Bezos says- having survived the union attempt at one of his factories- that he will do a better job for his employees.  Meanwhile, last week, there were 576,000 initial unemployment claims which is the lowest number since the Chi-Coms sent the Xi Jinping Bat Flu around the globe.
  72. 2021 Thursday O: CRAZY NEWS-  The AP Style Book says the term, ‘mistress,’ should no longer be used as (1) it implies the woman is to blame in a long term sexual relationship with man and (2) there is no male counterpart which some say is bogus as ‘cheater’ is a good name for a man involved in a long-term, ‘down-low’ relationship whether with a woman or another man.  WOKE strikes again.   Elsewhere, Facebook’s oversight board is weighing the future of President Donald J. Trump’s social media fate.   Next, filmmaker Jeremy Corbett says that the videos have of UFOs are the best he has ever seen, deeming them authentic.  We look forward to the report that supposedly is coming out on June 01, 2021.  We will believe it when we see it as the federal government has made promises such as full disclosure before and always reneged on them.   According to the National UFO Reporting Center, there were 7,263 sightings in the U.S. alone compared to 5,796 the year before which says it appears we are entering what UFO experts call a ‘flap year.’  

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

[ii] We look forward to promoting the music of UFO and of the Michael Schenker Group at some point within the next year.  We hope you will remain vigilant as to the day that we do.

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

[iv] We hope to promote the music of both Emerson, Lake & Palmer along with the Nice at some point soon.  We hope you will remain alert for the day when we do.  Thank you.

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

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

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

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

[xiv] We say the time is coming when the states are going to have to lay in minefields, antivehicle, antipersonnel, and anti-boat traps to take out the scumbags as they attempt to storm our country.  We also believe that a few thousands dollars’ worth of lead will stop the tidal wave once and for all.  NO other nation in the world would prevent the disaster our nation is undergoing due to weak, spineless leaders in the BOGUS, we repeat, BOGUS regime currently occupying the White House.   

[xv] TikTok remains one of the Chi-Coms’ best intelligence gathering devices around the world but especially here in the United States.

[xvi] Speaking of the Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, testimony before congress yesterday and today suggests that Capitol Hill law enforcement was woefully unprepared, that they were lacking intelligence, and even worse, that many were told to stand down although no one clearly knows who the person giving the orders was.  Can we suggest, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi is in charge of the Capitol Hill cops.  Let us look at her first.  Thank you.

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61. 2017 Sunday: In an event that would prove to be true later, President Donald J. Trump accuses former President Barack Hussein Obama of ‘wiretapping Trump Tower’ in New York. The news media laughed, Obama chuckled, and then as evidence began to appear, it sure looks like the anti-Trump coup plotters which include scum like John Brennan, James Clapper, Peter Strzok and his sex pal Lisa Page, James Comey, and even Hillary Clinton and Samantha Power all had a hand in the plot .

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64. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 05, 2021:

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U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Rutledge; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Cooper Grier; U.S. Attorney General John G. Sargent; Soviet Leader Josef Stalin; President Andrew Johnson; Blossom Toes featuring Kevin Westlake, Dire Straits featuring Alan Clark, Elvis Presley, Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass featuring Bob Edmondson, the Jefferson Starship featuring Grace Slick, and “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin:

  1. 1179 Monday: Third Lateran Council opens in Rome.
  2. 1461 Tuesday: During the War of the Roses, the Duke of York deposed King Henry VI.
  3. 1496 Thursday: English King Henry VII hands John Cabot a commission to explore for new lands.
  4. 1558 Wednesday: Francisco Fernandez introduces the smoking of tobacco to the Europeans.
  5. 1623 Sunday: Virginia enacts the first alcohol temperance act in the 13 colonies.
  6. 1624 Tuesday: In Virginia, legislation passed that exempted the upper class from public whippings for offenses serious enough to receive such a punishment.
  7. 1770 Monday: Taunted by a crowd of colonists, British troops opened fire upon them killing five and wounding others leading to the event that Americans would know as the Boston Massacre.
  8. 1791 Saturday: The second U.S. Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court John Rutledge left office on this date.  A Federalist, President George Washington nominated him to be the second U.S. Supreme Court justice.  In this position, he served from February 15, 1791 until today.  He would become the nation’s second chief justice on August 12, 1795 until December 28, 1795.
  9. 1794 Wednesday: In Cumberland County, Pa., future 31st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Cooper Grier is born.  President James K. Polk would nominate his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Republican-turned-Democrat Associate Justice Henry Baldwin.  Grier would serve from 08-04-1846 to 01-31-1870.
  10. 1795 Thursday: The Treaty of Basel-Prussia ends war with France.
  11. 1821 Monday: James Monroe is the first president inaugurated on March 05 because the normal day, the 04th, was a Sunday.
  12. 1836 Saturday: Samuel Colt manufactures his first pistol, the .34-caliber “Texas” model.
  13. 1842 Saturday: A Mexican force consisting of 500 men under the command of Rafael Vasquez invaded Texas for the first time since the revolution.  They briefly occupied San Antonio but under threat of the Texans wiping them out, they soon crossed back across the Rio Grande seeking refuge in their home country.  
  14. 1845 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress appropriates $30,000 to ship camels to the U.S. for an experiment is using them with the military in the West.
  15. 1849 Monday: Zachary Taylor undergoes inauguration as the 12th president of the United States.
  16. 1867 Tuesday: An abortive Fenian uprising against English rule took place in Ireland on this date.
  17. 1868 Thursday: Organized into a court of impeachment, the Senate deliberated charges against American President Andrew Johnson whom the Senate later acquitted by ONE vote.  With Chief Justice Salman P. Chase presiding, the president answered to charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors” for having tried to fire Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, a man he inherited from President Lincoln’s cabinet and who opposed him on leniency for the South following his predecessor’s assassination.  Meanwhile, C. H. Gould patents the stapler.
  18. 1872 Tuesday: George Westinghouse patented the air brake on this date.
  19. 1877 Monday: Rutherford B. Hayes is inaugurated as the 19th president of the United States.
  20. 1896 Thursday: The Italian governor of Eritrea, General Baldissera, reaches Massawa after heavy fighting against native troops.
  21. 1901 Tuesday: Germany and Great Britain commenced negotiations on this date with the idea of forming an alliance.  
  22. 1910 Saturday: In Philadelphia, 60,000 people left their jobs to show support for striking transit workers. 
  23. 1912 Tuesday: The Italians become the first nation to use dirigibles for military purposes.  They used them for reconnaissance flights behind Turkish lines west of Tripoli in their effort to drive the Ottomans out of North Africa.
  24. 1918 Tuesday: The Soviets moved the capital of Russia from Petrograd to Moscow.
  25. 1922 Sunday: “Annie Oakley” (Phoebe Ann Moses) broke all existing records for women’s trap shooting by hitting 98 out of 100 targets.
  26. 1923 Monday: The states of Montana and Nevada enacted old-age pension laws on this date in history.
  27. 1924 Wednesday: Frank Caruana of Buffalo, New York, became the first bowler to roll two perfect games in a row.
  28. 1927 Saturday: One-thousand U.S. Marines land in China to protect American property.
  29. 1933 Sunday: In German parliamentary elections, the Nazi Party won 44-percent of the vote and then joined with a conservative nationalist party in order to attain a slim majority in the Reichstag.  Meanwhile, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ordered a four-day bank holiday in order to stop concerned citizens from withdrawing copious amounts of money from banks and stopping potential bank crashes.
  30. 1934 Monday: In Amarillo, Texas, citizens celebrated the first Mother’s-in-Law Day in the nation.
  31. 1935 Tuesday: Future longtime trombonist with Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[i]– Bob Edmondson- is born on this date.
  32. 1939 Sunday: In Ludlow, Vermont, the 53rd U.S. Attorney General John G. Sargent died on this date at age 78.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from 03-07-1925 to 03-04-1929.
  33. 1940 Tuesday: The Finns sue for peace and tell the Soviets they will agree to their terms.  They are planning to send a peace mission to Moscow the next day.  
  34. 1942 Thursday: Japanese troops march into Batavia, Indonesia.
  35. 1943 Friday: Germany called 15- and 16-year-olds for military service due to war losses.  On the Eastern Front, the Axis forces commence one of their final successful offensives, this the battle to retake Kharkov from the Soviets who had just managed to recapture the city.
  36. 1946 Tuesday: Former Prime Minister Winston Churchill delivered his “Iron Curtain” speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.  He said, “From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an ‘iron curtain’ descended across the continent, allowing police governments to rule Eastern Europe.”
  37. 1947 Wednesday: Kevin Westlake, future drummer with the psychedelic British rock band, Blossom Toes[ii], was born in England on this date.
  38. 1952 Wednesday: Future keyboardist/vocalist with the British rock band, Dire Straits[iii] (1980-1995)—Alan Clark—is born in Great Britain on this date.
  39. 1953 Thursday: After three decades in power, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin finally died; meanwhile, composer Sergei Prokofiev passed away in Moscow at age 61.
  40. 1955 Saturday: Elvis Presley[iv] made his television debut on “Louisiana Hayride” carried by KSLA-TV in Shreveport.
  41. 1956 Monday: The Supreme Court affirmed the ban on segregation in public schools.
  42. 1959 Thursday: The United States and Iran sign a mutual economic-defense treaty.
  43. 1960 Saturday: Elvis Presley[v] ends his two-year hitch in the U.S. Army.
  44. 1963 Tuesday: Country music performers Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, and Hawkshaw Hawkins, as well as pilot and Cline, manager, Randy Hughes, died when their plane, a Piper Comanche, crashed near Camden, Tennessee.
  45. 1964 Thursday: Due to mass social upheaval, the government of Ceylon proclaims a state of emergency on this date.
  46. 1965 Friday: Ernie Terrell beats Eddie Machen in the 15th round to win the heavyweight boxing title of the world.  
  47. 1970 Thursday: A nuclear non-proliferation treaty went into effect after 43 nations ratified it.
  48. 1971 Friday: British rock band, Led Zeppelin[vi], performs “Stairway to Heaven” on stage for the first time at Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland. 
  49. 1979 Monday: Flying past Jupiter, NASA’s Voyager I Space Probe sent back pictures of the great planet and its many moons.     
  50. 1981 Thursday: The U.S. government gives the city of Atlanta $1 million to aid in the hunt for the serial murderer of young black men and boys.
  51. 1984 Monday: The U.S. accuses Iraq of using poisonous gas against the Iranians during the Iran-Iraq War.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that cities had the right to display the Nativity scene as part of their Christmas display.
  52. 1991 Tuesday: Iraq renounces its annexation of neighboring Kuwait.
  53. 1994 Saturday: Grace Slick, singer of the Jefferson Starship[vii] suffers arrest for pointing a gun at a police officer.
  54. 1995 Sunday: The graves of Czar Nicholas and his family turn up in St. Petersburg, Russia.
  55. 2011 Saturday: In Libya at the Battle of Aaliyah, rebels beat back government troops trying to force their way into the city.  In Saudi Arabia, the government bans all demonstrations because of problems taking place in the eastern part of the country.
  56. 2012 Monday: The U.S. requests New Zealand extradite Kim Dotcom and three of his MegaUpload associates, forcing them to face charges for breaching copyright.
  57. 2013 Tuesday: In Venezuela, President Hugo Chavez[viii] dies in office from cancer at age 58—good riddance to a communist piece of dog shit.
  58. 2014 Wednesday: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that whistleblower protection under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act extends to private employees working for public companies under contract.
  59. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, the doctors release the last Ebola patient in Liberia, a 58-year-old English teacher from their care, which leads the World Health Organization to declare the nation ‘Ebola free’ if no new cases of the virus emerge in the next 42 days.  Elsewhere, the ISIS thugs in Iraq bulldoze the ancient city of Nimrud because it’s un-Islamic.  We must annihilate these scumbags.
  60. 2016 Saturday: Results for Super Saturday primary election races are thus: candidates Donald J. Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz win two states each; Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders wins 2 while his challenger Hillary Clinton wins one.   Meanwhile, a U.S. airstrike north of Mogadishu, Somalia, kills 150 Al-Shabbab militants, all members of the so-called “religion of peace.”
  61. 2017 Sunday: In an event that would prove to be true later, President Donald J. Trump accuses former President Barack Hussein Obama of ‘wiretapping Trump Tower’ in New York.  The news media laughed, Obama chuckled, and then as evidence began to appear, it sure looks like the anti-Trump coup plotters which include scum like John Brennan, James Clapper, Peter Strzok and his sex pal Lisa Page, James Comey, and even Hillary Clinton and Samantha Power all had a hand in the plot[ix].  Shame on them.   Elsewhere, Israel lessens penalties for people smoking the pakalolo in public.
  62. 2018 Monday: For the first time since becoming ‘supreme leader,’ Kim Jong Un meets South Korean officials when he hosts a dinner for them in Pyongyang.  We hope medical professionals checked out the South Korean diplomats and politicians for possible parasites.   Elsewhere, communist China commences its ‘two sessions,’ the annual confab of elected government officials and the Chinese Communist Party.  One thing they announce is an increase of 8-percent to the national defense budget.
  63. 2019 Tuesday: BREAKING NEWS: a major medical study in Denmark involving 650,000 children determined that the MMR vaccine does NOT increase the risk of autism as many anti-vaccine folks claim it does.   Meanwhile, Forbes reports that Kylie Jenner is the youngest-ever billionaire at the ripe old age of 21.   Elsewhere, Scott Gottlieb, head of the Food and Drug Administration, announces that he will resign as of next month. 
  64. 2020 Thursday: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Democrat-Massachusetts, becomes the next Democrat candidate seeking the 2020 presidential nomination to heed the writing on the wall.  A very unlikable candidate, she throws in the towel in an angry appearance before her supporters and is unwilling to endorse either remaining candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden or Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT.  Oh, Tulsi Gabbard, outgoing congresswoman from Hawaii remains in the fight but who knew.  Chef Elmer Hootenstein of the AICPENDBLOG.COM predicts on this date that Mr. Biden will beat Bernie for the nomination and that he will choose either Hillary Clinton or Michelle Obama to be his running mate.  Then, after the DNC Convention in Milwaukee in July, something will happen that will drive Biden from the race and either Hillary or Michelle will become the nominee.  YOU heard it here first!
  65. 2021 Friday: Today is DAY 45 of the collapsing Biden-Harris administration.  Of course, the Chi-Coms are backing the senile old coot, they’re the ones keeping him going.  We shall see what we shall see.

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[i] We hope to do the music of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, as well as Alpert’s solo career, somewhere around 2035.  We hope you will remain with us.

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

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

[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] 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.

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

[vii] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  This presentation included the Jefferson Starship, too, of which, the artist was NOT a member.

[viii] Hugo Chavez should be frying in hell.  The scum was such a believer in the strength of socialism that his Cuban doctors killed him via their shoddy treatment.  The POS should have sought U.S., UK, or even Russian medical treatment and perhaps he would still be alive.  And this is the crap that socialist candidate Bernie Sanders, senator from Vermont, wants to force on Americans?

[ix] Everyone involved in the coup to remove Trump from office, destroy his family and his businesses should be in prison.  Lock them up, President Trump, because this f**king scum would sure as hell lock YOU up.

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364. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2020

T. 1942 Tuesday: Supplies coming into Stalingrad continue to dwindle as increasing Soviet attacks and control of the skies is hindering the Luftwaffe effort to supply the Sixth Army. Additional planes that could be used are being diverted to North Africa to keep the Afrika Korps in the fight. It is a mess for the German high command.

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KWANZAA CELEBRATION 2020 DAY FOUR

President Andrew Johnson; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Henry Billings Brown and John Marshall Harlan II; U.S. Secretary of War John B. Floyd; the Band featuring Rick Danko, the Beach Boys featuring Dennis Wilson, the Jeff Beck Group featuring Cozy Powell, and the Moody Blues featuring Ray Thomas:

  1. 1170 Wednesday: Knights loyal to King Henry II murdered the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, in the Canterbury Cathedral.
  2. 1778 Sunday: British troops occupy Savannah, Georgia.
  3. 1808 Wednesday:  The 17th president of the United States, Andrew Johnson, was born in Raleigh, North Carolina.
  4. 1812 Monday: During the War of 1812, the American frigate USS Constitution engaged and severely damaged the British frigate HMS Java about 30 miles off the coast of Brazil.  Before Commodore William Bainbridge ordered the sinking of the Java, he had her wheel removed to replace the one the Constitution had lost during the battle.
  5. 1813 Tuesday: The British burned the city of Buffalo, New York, during the War of 1812.
  6. 1845 Sunday: The Union admitted Texas as its 28th state after President James K. Polk signed legislation authorizing it.
  7. 1848 Thursday: U.S. President James Polk turned on the first gas light at the White House on this date.
  8. 1851 Sunday: The first American Young Men’s Christian Association organized in Boston, Massachusetts.  
  9. 1860 Friday: The HMS Warrior, Britain’s first seagoing iron-hulled warship, launched.  Meanwhile, today was the final day in office for the 24th U.S. Secretary of War John B. Floyd.  A Democrat, he served under President James Buchannan from 03-06-1857 until today.
  10. 1890 Sunday: The Wounded Knee Massacre took place in South Dakota as an estimated 400 Sioux Indians died at the hands of U.S. troops sent to disarm them.  This was the last major conflict between Native Americans and U.S. troops.  Elsewhere, the 52nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Benjamin Harris Benjamin Harrison nominated Brown to fill Samuel Freeman Miller’s seat.   He would serve from today until 05-28-1906.
  11. 1910 Thursday: Following approval by the approval by the Oklahoma state legislature, Governor Charles N. Haskell signed a bill that moved the state capital from Guthrie to Oklahoma City on this date.  However, opponents of the move challenged it in court but the Supreme Court of the United States eventually upheld the action.
  12. 1911 Friday: Sun Yat-sen became the first president of a republican China. 
  13. 1913 Monday: The first true “cliffhanger” movie serial, “The Adventures of Kathlyn,” starring Kathlyn Williams premiered.
  14. 1916 Friday: A group of Russian noblemen in St. Petersburg, Russia killed Grigory Rasputin, the so-called “Mad Monk” who had wielded profound influence with Czar Nicholas II.
  15. 1920 Wednesday: The government of Yugoslavia officially bans the Communist Party.
  16. 1934 Saturday: Japan formally renounced the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922.
  17. 1939 Friday: “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” starring Charles Laughton and Maureen O’Hara, underwent release by RKO Radio Pictures on this date.
  18. 1940 Sunday: During World War II, Germany, dropped incendiary bombs on London, setting off what Londoners came to know as “The Second Great Fire of London.”
  19. 1941 Monday: Ray Thomas, flautist, and brass player with the Moody Blues[i], was born in England on this date.
  20. 1942 Tuesday:  Supplies coming into Stalingrad continue to dwindle as increasing Soviet attacks and control of the skies is hindering the Luftwaffe effort to supply the Sixth Army.  Additional planes that could be used are being diverted to North Africa to keep the Afrika Korps in the fight.  It is a mess for the German high command.
  21. 1943 Wednesday: Rick Danko[ii], future bassist and vocalist with the Canadian American rock group, the Band, was born in Canada on this date.  
  22. 1944 Friday: Soviet troops begin the siege of Budapest on this date.  They have been pushing the Axis troops back and have surrounded many of them inside the city, labeled a ‘fortress’ by Adolf Hitler.  It won’t end well for them.
  23. 1945 Saturday: Sheb Wooley recorded the first commercial record in Nashville, Tennessee, on this date.
  24. 1947 Monday: British authorities drive away a ship carrying Jewish immigrants to Palestine.  Meanwhile, famed rock-and-roll drummer, Cozy Powell, who would play with numerous groups from the Jeff Beck Group[iii] to Rainbow[iv] and Black Sabbath[v], is born on this date.
  25. 1948 Wednesday: Canada recognizes the nation of Israel.
  26. 1949 Thursday: Hungary nationalizes all its industries.  Meanwhile, KC2XAK of Bridgeport, Connecticut, became the first ultrahigh frequency (UHF) television station to commence operations on a regular daily schedule.
  27. 1957 Sunday: Singers Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme were married in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  28. 1958 Monday: The Baltimore Colts beat the New York Giants 23-17 in the NFL Championship Game.
  29. 1967 Friday: Hyundai Motor Company underwent founding in Seoul, South Korea, on this date.
  30. 1968 Sunday: Israeli commandoes destroy 13 Lebanese warplanes on the ground.
  31. 1971 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., the 89th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Marshall Harlan II died.  President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson, Democrat.  Harlan served from 03-17-1955 to 09-23-1971.
  32. 1972 Friday: Eastern Airlines Flight 401, a Lockheed L-1011 Tri-Star, crashed into the Florida Everglades near Miami International Airport, killing 101 of the 1976 people aboard.  (Investigators determined that the crew was distracted by a burned-out indicator light and failed to notice that the autopilot had become disengaged, sending the plane into a slow descent leading to the late-night crash).  Elsewhere, following 36 years of publication, the last weekly issue of Life magazine hit newsstands; it later became a monthly publication.
  33. 1975 Monday:  A bomb exploded in the main terminal of New York’s LaGuardia Airport, killing 11 people.  The authorities have NEVER determined the identity of the bomber.
  34. 1978 Friday: During the Gator Bowl, Ohio State coach Woody Hayes punched Clemson player Charlie Bauman, who’d intercepted an Ohio State pass.  The university fired Hayes the following day.  Elsewhere, the Constitution of Spain goes into effect.
  35. 1983 Thursday: Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys[vi] died on this date from an accidental drowning.
  36. 1986 Monday: Former British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan died at his home south of London at age 92.
  37. 1988 Thursday: The Soviet Red Army hockey team edges the New York Islanders, 3-2, at Nassau Coliseum.
  38. 1989 Friday: Dissident and playwright Vaclav Havel assumed the presidency of Czechoslovakia.
  39. 1992 Tuesday: New York Governor Mario Cuomo commuted the prison sentence of Jean Harris, the convicted killer of the “Scarsdale Diet” author Herman Tarnower.   David and Sharon Schoo of St. Charles, Illinois, underwent arrest at O’Hare International Airport upon their return from a Mexican vacation for leaving their 4- and 9-year-old daughters at home, alone.  (The Schoos pleaded guilty to child neglect so the judge sentenced them to probation; the court put them up for adoption.  Elsewhere, the United States and Russia announced an agreement on a nuclear arms reduction treaty.
  40. 1997 Monday: Hong Kong began killing 1.25 million chickens, the entire population, for fear of the spread of ‘bird flu.’
  41. 1998 Tuesday: Khmer Rouge leaders apologized for the 1970s genocide in Cambodia that claimed 1 million lives.
  42. 2003 Monday: Monsignor Michael Courtney, Pope John Paul II’s ambassador in Burundi, was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen.  Elsewhere, actor Earl Hindman, who had played the mostly unseen neighbor Wilson on “Home Improvements,” died in Stamford, Connecticut, at age 61.
  43. 2006 Friday:  Word reaches the United States of the execution of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein (because of the time difference, it was the morning of December 30 in Iraq when the hanging took place.  In a statement, President George W. Bush called Saddam’s execution an important milestone on Iraq’s road to democracy.  Elsewhere, Ethiopian troops eject Islamists from Mogadishu, Somalia, during heavy fighting.
  44. 2008 Monday: Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s lawyer responded to impeachment charges, saying a vague array of charges and evidence did not merit removing his client from office.
  45. 2009 Tuesday:  Brushing aside international appeals, communist China executed British drug smuggler, Akmal Shaikh[vii], who relatives claimed was mentally unstable and unwittingly lured into crime; it was China’s first execution of a European citizen in nearly 60 years.  Elsewhere, Mexico City enacted Latin America’s first law recognizing homosexual marriage and boasted that it hoped to attract gays from across the planet. 
  46. 2010 Wednesday: The last death row inmate in Cuba has his sentence commuted; since 2008, numerous prisoners have had their sentences commuted as the government moves away from capital punishment.
  47. 2011 Thursday: Poland announces that it is going to provide amnesty to illegal immigrants, beginning January 01, 2012.
  48. 2012 Saturday: Lady Margaret Thatcher leaves a British hospital after undergoing surgery to remove a minor tumor.
  49. 2013 Sunday: The Obama administration claims that ‘1.1 million Americans now have signed up for Obamacare.’  Wow.  Because the administration gave them NO choice.  Obamacare did NOT allow them to ‘keep their doctors or their plans.’  What a liar.
  50. 2014 Monday:  Scottish health officials report the nation’s first case of Ebola after diagnosing a health care worker returning from Sierra Leone; the worker did not manifest symptoms until her arrival in Scotland and is currently in stable condition.  Meanwhile, President Barack Obama, in an NPR interview, issued a warning to congressional Republicans set to take control of both houses of Congress, saying he had a veto pen and not be afraid to use it.  Finally, in Edmonton, Alberta, a scumbag with a lengthy criminal record murdered six adults and two young children before taking his own life.
  51. 2015 Tuesday:  In Chicago, white police officer Jason Van Dyke pleads ‘not guilty’ to six counts of first-degree murder in the 2014 shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald, a kid who was shot 16 times as he was walking away from the officer.  Meanwhile, a suicide bombing in Pakistan claims the lives of 26 people.   Elsewhere, the World Health Organization declares the Ebola epidemic in Guinea ‘over’ after more than 2,500 people died from the disease.
  52. 2016 Thursday: Russia and Turkey guarantee the ceasefire in neighboring Syria as the government and the rebels stop fighting.  Most believe this is to allow the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to gain the upper hand while permitting civilians to flee war zones.  Meanwhile, outgoing President Barack Obama enacts new sanctions on Russia for having launched cyberattacks and for having interfered in the 2016 Presidential Election.  He ejects 35 Russian diplomats for being spies.
  53. 2017 Friday: Puerto Rico authorities said nearly half of the power customers in the U.S. territory still lacked electricity, more than three months after Hurricane Maria.  Meanwhile, the Iranian authorities warn their citizens NOT to participate in ‘illegal gatherings’ sparked by the women protesting the compulsory wearing of the hijab, a tool of dominating women.  Elsewhere, reports arise that suggest the Russians were smuggling oil to the North Koreans which goes against the U.S.-imposed sanctions.
  54. 2018 Saturday: President Donald J. Trump said the two Guatemalan children who had died in U.S. custody had been “very sick” when they crossed the border.  Immigration authorities said both illegal alien kids had passed cursory health checks.  Meanwhile, top-ranked Alabama beat No. 4 Oklahoma 45-34 in the Orange Bowl in Florida, reaching the national championship game against Clemson, which beat Notre Dame 30-3 in the Cotton Bowl.
  55. 2019 Sunday: The POS who stabbed five Jews at a Hanukah celebration in New York City which has become a hotbed of anti-Semitism what with Bill Di Blasio as its mayor and Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo as its governor undergoes arrest by the NYPD.   Meanwhile, Congressman John Lewis, recently diagnosed with pancreatic carcinoma, says ‘cancer is but one more fight he will have to overcome.’  Sadly, he won’t.   Elsewhere, North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un calls for greater measures to defend the security of his ultra-communist state from unknown enemies…
  56. 2020 Tuesday: A recent Gallup poll shows that President Donald J. Trump edged out former President Barack Hussein Obama for the 2020 Most Admired Man of the Year Award.  Meanwhile, a Rasmussen poll says ’72-percent of the American people believe President Trump is a model for future GOP candidates,’ something with which, we wholeheartedly concur.  Elsewhere, “Pro-China Joe” Biden is whining that Trump officials are slowing down the ‘transition.’  Joe, YOU are not president-elect yet and in the eyes of more than 75-plus million Americans, YOU will NEVER be our president. 
  57. 2020 Tuesday A: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich warns that the Dems are on the way to ‘brainwashing the next generation’ of American children into believing socialism is the way to go.  Meanwhile, Judge Leslie Abrams Gardner in Georgia- who happens to be the sister of forever-angry Stacey Abrams- blocks challenges to more than 4,000 cases of phony residences used for voting on November 3.  Should she not recuse herself?   Elsewhere, the U.S. Senate is doing battle over President Donald J. Trump’s demands for $2,000 stimulus checks for the American people.  Kind of late to worry about the deficit, eh, Republicans?  Oh- Senator “Little Marco” Rubio supports the stimulus checks.  Finally, President Trump reinforces his calls for divestment in Chi-Com firms.
  58. 2020 Tuesday B: French fashion designer Pierre Cardin dies at age 98.   Next, in the U.S., home prices rise the fastest in six years what with ongoing home construction stopped due to the Chi-Com Virus and supposed lack of land.  Speaking of property values, the U.S. sells the U.S. ambassador’s private residence in Israel for $62 million.  Meanwhile, the U.S. begins vaccinations of its military personnel in South Korea while LULAC calls for the vaccinations of essential (illegal alien) workers in food production plants ahead of other so-called ‘essential workers.’   
  59. 2020 Tuesday C: Here are today’s Comrade Xi Pangolin-Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 81,767,775 confirmed cases, UP by 652,987 cases, 1,784,379 confirmed deaths, UP by 13,817 deaths, and 46,222,378 confirmed recoveries, UP by 354,453 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 19,713,054 confirmed cases, UP by 317,319 new cases, 341,484 confirmed deaths, UP by 3,506 new deaths, and 8,663,084 confirmed recoveries, UP by 130,823 new recoveries.
  60. 2020 Tuesday D: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 2,210,853 confirmed cases, 24,544 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 21,109 confirmed cases, 285 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 243,671 confirmed cases, 3,300 confirmed deaths, but like California, the apelike 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, Missouri: 409,589 confirmed number of cases, 5,748  confirmed number of deaths, and sadly, NO MENTION of confirmed number of recoveries.  Let us look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife are relocating there.  Here they are: 407,285 confirmed cases, 3,256 confirmed deaths, and 366,520 confirmed recoveries.  Purported ‘Vice President-elect’ Kamala Harris receives her Chi-Vi vaccine today after saying she wouldn’t take it.  Speaking of the Chi-Com Bat Flu, the first known case of the variant in the U.S. showed up in Colorado.  Finally, to bolster what we reported months ago via sources in Hong Kong, Xi Jinping Bat Flu cases in Wuhan, China, are ten times higher than Beijing reported.  Until we lost our contacts there for whatever reason, we were reporting the TRUE FIGURES for the Phony China.   
  61. 2020 Tuesday E: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,335.67, DOWN 68.30 points (-0.22%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,850.22, DOWN 49.20 points (-0.38%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,727.04, DOWN 8.32 points (-0.22%).  The price of GOLD is $1,881.40 per troy oz., -1.50 (-0.08%) while the price of SILVER is $26.28 per troy ounce, +0.068 (+0.26%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,056.70 per troy oz, +0.10 (+0.01%) while the price of COPPER is $3.55 per pound, -0.0025 (-0.07%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,344.30 per troy oz., -7.50 (-0.32%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $48.10 per barrel, +0.10 (+0.21%).  Today, COCOA is $2,560.00 per metric ton, +53.00 (+2.11).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.53 communist Chinese yuan whereas in Hong Kong, it’s equal to 6.52 yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.82 euros.
  62. 2020 Tuesday F: The feds decline to prosecute the officers involved in the Tamir Rice slaying, an incident that enabled the development of Black Lives Matter.  U.S. Department of Labor announces that jobless benefits won’t decline while the COVID-19 relief deal is undergoing finalization (or so we hope).  Meanwhile, the U.S. Congress repeals the ban on prison inmates getting Pell Grants. 
  63. 2020 Tuesday G: The population of Hawaii declines for the fourth straight year in a row.  Elsewhere, Spain announces it is going to establish a list of those who refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccines as a way of isolating them from society.  And there are those who scoff at the idea of the ‘Mark of the Beast.’  Speaking of the Chi-Vi vaccine, ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden pledges a swifter roll-out of the Beijing Bat Flu vaccine as soon as he enters office.  Is he, too, considering a registry of those who say, “F**k the vaccine?”  In this world, we just don’t know.  Meanwhile, always-wrong Dr. Tony Fauci says, “I’ve never thought about running for office.”  Good.  Don’t.  Regarding Dr. Fauci- ever the ‘optimist,’ he says prepare for a worse January regarding the Kung Flu.  Yikes.
  64. 2020 Tuesday H: Jake Sullivan, “incoming national security adviser” under ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe” Biden, is whining that the Pentagon is NOT meeting with them.  Elsewhere, a lawsuit charges the Hawaiian Sweet Bread Company with not being ‘Hawaiian enough.’  Next, the cops involved in the Breonna Taylor case have now all been fired.  Meanwhile, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is on her backfoot due to the massive increase in shootings in the once lovely city including the recent death of a seven-year-old girl.  People- stop with the Defund the Police bull crap.  It’s stupid.
  65. 2020 Tuesday I: Here are tonight’s Mega Millions #1620 Drawing with a $376,000,000 jackpot up for grabs: 01, 31, 35, 48, 62, and Mega 19.  Out of 138,376 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $36,629.
  66. 2020 Tuesday J: Luke Letlow, incoming GOP congressman-elect from Louisiana dies at age 41, a victim of the Beijing Bat Bug.  He became ill last week, went to the hospital, became well enough to return home, then worsened and had to return to the hospital where he died.  Why didn’t they provide him with hydroxychloroquine?
  67. 2020 Tuesday K:  You know as well as we do that the Democratic stooges are fast at work terrifying the GOP into folding on Trump and the 2020 Electoral College confirmation coming up on January 6, 2021.  Their Chi-Com backers are urging them on so we encourage everyone to stick around to discover what the heck they’re up to…stay tuned for tonight’s Mega-Millions Drawing…

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

[iv] 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.

[v] We hope to offer the music of Black Sabbath sometime in the next decade.

[vi] We hope to present the music of this foundational American rock band within the next 5-6 years.  Please stay tuned for further developments.  We thank you; we know you love the Beach Boys as much as we do.

[vii] This guy most likely was mentally unstable as to traffic drugs in China is to undergo the death penalty.  Shame on him.

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Presidents Andrew Jackson and Woodrow Wilson; Vice President John C. Calhoun, Stan Lee, and “The Bolero” by Maurice Ravel:

  1. 418 Sunday: St. Boniface I begins his reign as the Catholic Pope.
  2. 1065 Thursday: Westminster Abbey opens in London, England.
  3. 1612 Tuesday: Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei observed the planet Neptune but mistook it for a star.  However, in 1846, the astronomer, Johann Gottfried Galle, saw it for what it was—a planet—, which earned the planet its ‘official discovery.’
  4. 1694 Saturday: After more than five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III, Queen Mary II of England died.
  5. 1732 Friday: “The Pennsylvania Gazette,” owned by Benjamin Franklin, ran an ad for the first issue of “Poor Richard’s Almanac.”
  6. 1832 Thursday: John C. Calhoun became the first vice president of the United States to resign, stepping down because of differences with President Andrew Jackson. 
  7. 1836 Tuesday: Spain recognized Mexico’s independence.
  8. 1846 Sunday: Iowa became the 29th state admitted to the Union.
  9. 1856 Saturday: The 28th president of the U.S., Thomas Woodrow Wilson, was born in Staunton, Virginia.
  10. 1869 Monday: William E. Semple, of Mt. Vernon, Ohio, patented an acceptable chewing gum.
  11. 1879 Saturday: A section of the Tay Bridge in Dundee, Scotland collapsed as a train was traveling over it, sending an estimated 75 people to their deaths in the river below it.
  12. 1895 Friday: In Paris, the first commercial public screening of cinematographic films took place.
  13. 1903 Monday: An electric lamp sets fire to the Iroquois Theater in New York; 602 people die in the resulting blaze.
  14. 1908 Monday: A major earthquake followed by a tsunami killed over 75,000 at Messina in Sicily.
  15. 1912 Saturday: San Francisco’s Municipal Railway began operations with Mayor James Rolph, Jr., at the controls of Streetcar No. 1 as 50,000 spectators looked on.
  16. 1917 Friday: The New York Evening Mail published “A Neglected Anniversary,” a facetious, as well as fictitious, essay by H. L. Mencken recounting the history of bathtubs in America.
  17. 1922 Thursday: In Manhattan, NYC, future Marvel comics icon, Stan Lee, is born.
  18. 1937 Tuesday: Maurice Ravel[i]—composer of “The Bolero” among other well-known works—died in Paris at age 62.  Meanwhile, the Irish Free State became the Republic of Ireland when a new constitution established the country as a sovereign state under the name of Eire.
  19. 1941 Sunday: A state of siege goes into effect in Bohemia/Moravia as the Germans crack down on their opponents in the resistance movement in Czechoslovakia.
  20. 1942 Monday: During World War II, the German military command orders the strategic withdrawal of German and allied Axis units in the Caucasus as the Russian winter offensive farther to the north around Stalingrad and the Don Front threatens to trap them south of the Volga River.  Meanwhile, the Vichy governor of French Somaliland hands the colony over to British and Free French forces fighting to secure it.  
  21. 1943 Tuesday: As the Japanese continue overextending themselves in Burma, Nationalist Chinese troops are winning some battles against them in northern Burma.  This marks a change in the region during World War II.
  22. 1944 Thursday: The musical “On the Town,” with music by Leonard Bernstein and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, opened on Broadway.  Meanwhile, as Greece continues to implode between the Royalists and the communists, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden are in Athens trying to bring peace among the factions.
  23. 1945 Friday: Congress officially recognized the Pledge of Allegiance.
  24. 1950 Thursday: Chinese Communist troops cross the 38th Parallel into South Korea during the Korean War.
  25. 1952 Sunday: The Detroit Lions beat the Cleveland Browns in the NFL Championship Game by a score of 17-7.
  26. 1961 Thursday: The Tennessee Williams’ play, “Night of the Iguana,” opened on Broadway.  Elsewhere, former first lady Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, second wife of President Woodrow Wilson, died in Washington at age 89.
  27. 1964 Monday: Initial filming of “Dr. Zhivago” began on location near Madrid, Spain.
  28. 1972 Thursday: Kim IL Sung, the premier of North Korea, became the country’s president under a new constitution.  This is all BS as the country is an authoritarian regime in which, homicidal maniacs run the show.  No country should put up with any threats from this corrupt regime.  They must be nuked off the map.
  29. 1973 Friday: President Richard M. Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act into law.  Elsewhere, Alexander Solzhenitsyn published “The Gulag Archipelago,” an expose of the Soviet prison system.
  30. 1975 Sunday: The Red Army beats the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden by a score of 7-3.
  31. 1981 Monday: Elizabeth Jordan Carr, the first American test-tube baby, was born in Norfolk, Virginia.
  32. 1982 Tuesday: Three days of race riots erupted following Miami Police Department officers shooting and mortally wounding Nevell Johnson Jr. in a video arcade.  One other person lost his life during the disturbances. 
  33. 1984 Friday: The TV soap opera “The Edge of Night,” which first aired on CBS, then on ABC, ended a 28-year run with its final episode.  Meanwhile, movie director Sam Peckinpah, 59, died in Inglewood, California.
  34. 1987 Monday: Authorities discovered the bodies of 14 relatives of Ronald Gene Simmons at his home near Dover, Arkansas, after Simmons shot and killed two other people in Russellville.  After a jury found him guilty of the crime of mass murder, the state executed him in 1990.
  35. 1989 Thursday: Alexander Dubcek, the former Czechoslovak Communist leader who suffered a Soviet-led Warsaw Pact invasion in 1968 to depose him, was named president of the country’s parliament. 
  36. 1991 Saturday: Nine people died in a rush to get into a basketball game at City College in New York.
  37. 1993 Tuesday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average hits record 3793.49.
  38. 1999 Tuesday: Clayton Moore, television’s “Lone Ranger,” died in West Hills, California, at age 85.
  39. 2001 Friday: The National Guard was called out to aid Buffalo, N.Y., dig out from a paralyzing five-day storm that had dumped nearly 7 feet of snow.
  40. 2003 Sunday: Libya, for the first time, allowed U.N. nuclear officials to inspect four sites related to its nuclear weapons program.
  41. 2004 Tuesday: The U.S. Agency for International Development said it was adding $20 million to an initial $15 million contribution for Asian tsunami relief as Secretary of State General Colin Powell bristled at a United Nations official’s suggestion that the U.S. was being ‘stingy.’
  42. 2007 Friday: Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was laid to rest as the country’s army tried to quell a frenzy of rioting in the wake of her assassination.
  43. 2010 Tuesday: Anthropologists discover the remains of a human being 400,000 years-old in Israel; challenging the theory, that humanity began in Africa.
  44. 2011 Wednesday: If Western nations threaten to enforce further sanctions on Iran, the Iranian threatens to shut down the Straits of Hormuz.
  45. 2012 Friday: At 115 years, 266-days old, Jiroemon Kimura of Japan becomes the oldest-known living human being on the planet.
  46. 2014 Sunday:  The United States and allied forces end the combat mission in Afghanistan, which began in 2001 after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the U.S.; about 13,000 troops will stay to train Afghan police and military forces in their fight against the Taliban.
  47. 2015 Monday: In Cleveland, a grand jury says there will be no charges lodged against the police officers who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice as he played with a toy gun in a city park on November 22, 2014.   Meanwhile, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel cuts his vacation to the communist paradise of Cuba short as calls for his resignation continue to grow back home over the thousands of shootings that never seem to end.
  48. 2016 Wednesday: Vladimir Putin of Russia says that a ceasefire between the Syrian government and the rebels has been reached.  This follows claims of 40 or more people being killed in the suburbs of Damascus by government-led airstrikes. 
  49. 2017 Thursday: Protests begin breaking out in Iran over women protesting the compulsory wearing of the hijab.  The Iranian cops arrest Vida Mohaved which leads to more protests breaking out across the authoritarian country.
  50. 2018 Friday: After a two-day manhunt, authorities arrested a suspected drunken driver accused of killing a California police officer who had pulled him over; they said the man later identified as Paulo Virgen Mendoza was attempting to scamper back to Mexico, where he lived before illegally crossing into the United States.  He later pleaded not guilty to murder in the shooting death of Cpl. Ronil Singh.
  51. 2019 Saturday: Following the death of the POS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi at the hands of U.S. Special Forces in Syria, ISIS in Nigeria behead 10 Christian captives in retribution.   Meanwhile, famed radio shock jock and host of “Imus in the Morning,” Don Imus, dies at age 79.  Finally, a federal study says that ‘Trump’s tariffs on the Chi-Coms backfired, caused job losses, and higher prices in the U.S. 
  52. 2020 Monday: First up, the New York Post is now urging President Donald J. Trump to concede the 2020 Presidential Election.  We guess in order for the Post to climb back into the good graces of the Fake News Media after the Hunter Biden laptop story, they have to throw President Trump under the bus.  Meanwhile, President Trump signs the COVID-19 Relief and Funding bill worth a combined $1.4 trillion.  That means, we will be borrowing more cash from the Chi-Coms and will probably be handing over U.S. citizens the communist thugs want to punish, editorialists and authors like us.  Wow.  Republican Congressman Mo Brooks from Alabama’s 5th congressional district says the ‘debut junkies will approve the $2,000 stimulus checks requested by the 45th president.’ 
  53. 2020 Monday A: In North Korea, dictator thug Kim Jong Un prepares to open the communist party congress amid rising dissatisfaction with his crappy rule.  Maybe they will execute HIM with an AA gun like they did his uncle?   Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms jail journalist Zhang Zang for a 4-year stretch in a Chi-Com lockup for having reported the truth about the Xi Jinping Bat Flu now ravaging the world.  Elsewhere, NATO reports that it had to scramble jets to intercept Russian warplanes 300-plus times over the course of 2020.  If we shot some of them down like Turkey did, they would stop violating NATO airspace.  Finally, the Chi-Coms are angry yet again with President Trump and the U.S. over support for the REAL China- Taiwan- and Tibet, two countries claimed by Beijing as theirs.  The support is in the BIG BILL President Trump signed.
  54. 2020 Monday B: Incoming House Democrats won’t commit to supporting Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi for speaker.  BIG DEAL- we heard the same thing in 2018 and after bold statements, ALL freshmen Democrats walked under the yoke and dutifully voted for the aging, disheveled speaker out of fear.   The AOC (Suicide) Squad talked the big talk and then buckled to Speaker Pelosi like the juvenile little girls they are- sheeple, people, sheeple.  Elsewhere, Lori Loughlin walks free from her two-month prison sentence for bribing education officials to get her subpar daughters into BIG NAME universities.  Meanwhile, Jeffrey Epstein’s procurer Ghislaine Maxwell cannot buy her way of out prison- even after offering $28 million and real estate.  She must remain in the slammer until she goes on trial on July 2021. 
  55. 2020 Monday C: Ho, ho, ho: in Chicago over the weekend, seven people were shot dead and more than 20 others wounded in the Christmas holiday fracas, which is less than normal, if you can believe that.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump announces he will do a rally in the Peach State on January 4, 2021 to aid Republican Senators Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in their fight to retain their seats.  Senators Loeffler, Tommy Tuberville, Rand Paul, and some others (where is David Perdue?) plan to join with their House counterparts in contesting the 2020 Presidential Election’s corrupt and crooked results on January 06, 2021. 
  56. 2020 Monday D: The Department of Justice is launching a probe in Zoom for the online telecommunications/networking entity’s handing over of U.S. user data and information to Beijing.  WTF is up with all these corrupt, crooked, devious companies sucking at Beijing’s teats?  People, do the RIGHT THING, RESIST COMMUNISM and their flipping money!  Speaking of national security issues, the U.S. Department of Defense is adding additional members to the Defense Policy Board. 
  57. 2020 Monday E: As for the Beijing Bug, here are the numbers for the CHI-VI, you know, COVID-19 Chinese Bat Flu Virus Crisis, the pandemic they started but still try to blame on the U.S.:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 81,114,788 confirmed cases, +419,834, 1,770,562, confirmed deaths, +7,429, and 45,867,925 confirmed recoveries, +253,910.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Xi Jinping Bat Flu pandemic: 19,484,710 confirmed cases, up 189,272 from yesterday’s reporting, 338,290 confirmed deaths, UP 1,157, and 8,591,658 confirmed recoveries, UP 157,560.
  58. 2020 Monday F: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 2,181,311 confirmed cases, 24,331 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 21,064 confirmed cases, 285 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 241,036 confirmed cases, 3,283 confirmed deaths (for some unknown reason, less than last week’s count), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Minnesota, currently, they have 410,197 confirmed cases, 5,219 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries which seems to be the way of the world at present  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife have moved there: 406,456 confirmed cases, 3,247 confirmed deaths, and 366,321 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at another nation: Poland: they have 1,261,010 confirmed cases of the CHI-VI, 27,147 confirmed deaths and 1,005,376 confirmed recoveries.
  59. 2020 Monday G: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 30,403.97, UP 204.10 points (+0.68%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  12,899.42, UP 94.69 points (+0.74%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,735.36, UP 32.30 points (+0.87%).  Price of GOLD: $1,882.50 per troy oz., +2.10 (+0.11%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $26.63 per troy oz., +0.091 (+0.34%).  Price of PLATINUM: $1,041.80 per troy oz., -1.30 (-0.12%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,351.80 per troy oz., +5.90 (+0.25%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.58 per #, +0.011 (+0.31%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $47.83, +0.21 (+0.44%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.53 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.82 euros.  Just for a lark, $1 U.S. = 77.07 Afghan Afghani.  Elsewhere, Dick Morris reports to Newsmax TV that the brother of Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger works for Huawei and lives in China.  Wow.  Ron Raffensperger is the CTO of Huawei Enterprise Storage Solutions which is based in Shenzhen, communist China- how many more ties to the Chi-Coms do we need? 
  60. 2020 Monday H: Tonight is the final Monday Night Football game for the 2020-21 Season: (16) Buffalo Bills, 38 (12-3) @ New England Patriots, 9 (6-9) 5:15 P.M.
  61. 2020 Monday I: Senator Bernie Sanders, DSPUSA-VT, says he will ‘override the veto’ battle taking place in the U.S. Senate tomorrow as the Senate seeks to override the president’s veto of the Defense Bill, mostly over the fact that there is nothing within it to strip the immunity BIG TECH seemingly enjoys when it comes to doing whatever the hell they want to do, mostly victimizing conservatives.  The reason the decrepit old socialist is doing this because he wants the American people to receive the $2,000 COVID-19 relief checks demanded by the 45th president.  AOC joins the old coot in attacking opponents of the stimulus checks which makes the locoweed Latina a de facto ally of uh, President Trump?  Wow.  Speaking of President Trump, he names Elan Roisman acting chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.   Elsewhere, the TSA screens 1.29 million this past Sunday, the highest number of travelers in the U.S. since the Chi-Coms sent the Xi Jinping Bat Flu around the globe.
  62. 2020 Monday J: As we approach the New Year, everyone knows that EVIL never sleeps which means, we encourage everyone to stick around to discover what the Chi-Coms, the Canucks, the Russkies, the Mullahs, and their stooges in the Democratic Party are up to today- we all know they’re up to no good…

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President Andrew Johnson, 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 regroups, 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: St. Sixtus III begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
  3. 768: Philip begins and ends his reign as Catholic Pope. This took place because those who gave him his position were guilty of simony, which forced him to withdraw him from papacy.
  4. 1498: On his third voyage to the Western Hemisphere, Christopher Columbus arrived at the island of Trinidad.
  5. 1556: St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, aka “the Jesuits,” died in Rome.
  6. 1620: The Pilgrim Fathers depart through England on the way the way to North America.
  7. 1715: 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.
  8. 1718: At the Battle of Cape Pesaro, the English fleet destroys the Spanish fleet.
  9. 1751: A massive fire destroys 1,000 homes in Stockholm, Sweden.
  10. 1777: The Marquis de Lafayette, a 19-year-old French nobleman, received a commission as a major general in the American Continental Army.
  11. 1790: The first U.S. patent went to Samuel Hopkins for his process of making potash and pearl ashes; we use the substances in fertilizers.
  12. 1792: Builders lay the cornerstone for the first government building in the United States, the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia.
  13. 1809: The first working railroad track in America begins today, a wooden track for horse-drawn wagon-cars, again in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  14. 1849: Benjamin Chambers patents the breech-loading cannon.
  15. 1875: The 17th President of the United States, Andrew Johnson, died in Carter County, Tennessee, at age 66.
  16. 1914: 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.
  17. 1917: 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.
  18. 1919: The republic’s National Assembly adopted Germany’s Weimar Constitution.
  19. 1922: 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.
  20. 1928: MGM’s Leo the Lion roared for the first time. MGM introduced him in their first talking picture, “White Shadows on the South Seas.”
  21. 1930: The radio character, “The Shadow” made his debut as narrator of the “Detective Story Hour” on CBS Radio.
  22. 1932: Enzo Ferrari retired from racing on this date. However, in 1950, he launched a series of cars under his name.
  23. 1933: The radio series “Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy,” made its debut on CBS radio station WBBM in Chicago, Illinois.
  24. 1936: 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 them.
  25. 1940: Reich Commissar Arthur Seyss-Inquart orders the elimination of all homosexuals. Meanwhile, Great Britain and allies sink 38 U-Boats (196,000 tons) for the month of July.
  26. 1941: German U-Boats sink 21 Allied ships this month for 96,000 tons.
  27. 1942: SS troops at Minsk, Belorussia, gas 1,000 Jews. Meanwhile, German U-Boats sink 96 Allied ships during the month for a total of 476,000 tons.
  28. 1945: 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.
  29. 1948: President Harry S. Truman helped dedicate New York International Airport (later John F. Kennedy International Airport) at Idlewild Field.
  30. 1953: 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 Great Britain on this date.
  31. 1954: Pakistan’s K2 was conquered as two members of an Italian expedition, Achille Compagnoni and Lino Lacedelli, reached the summit.
  32. 1955: At age 17, Marilyn Bell of Toronto became the youngest person to swim the English Channel.
  33. 1957: The Distant Early Warning Line, a system of radar stations designed to detect Soviet bombers approaching North America, went into operation on this date.
  34. 1958: Future drummer with the American rock band, R.E.M.[ii] 1980-1997, Bill Berry, is born in the USA on this date.
  35. 1959: The Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) came into being on this date. We know the group as an armed Basque nationalist and separatist organization.
  36. 1960 Sunday: Founder of the Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad, calls for a ‘black state.’[iii]
  37. 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.”
  38. 1964 Friday: The American space probe Ranger 7 transmitted pictures of the moon’s surface.
  39. 1967 Monday: Imprisoned for drugs, Rolling Stones[iv] Mick Jagger, and Keith Richard exit prison at the end of their one-month sentences.
  40. 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.”
  41. 1971: Apollo 15 crewmembers David Scott and James Irwin became the first astronauts to use a lunar rover on the surface of the moon.
  42. 1972 Monday: Democratic vice-presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton withdrew from the ticket with George McGovern following disclosures that Eagleton once had undergone psychiatric treatment.
  43. 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.
  44. 1981 Friday: The seven-week baseball players’ strike ended when the players and owners agreed on the issue of free agent compensation.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 1990 Tuesday: Bosnia-Herzegovina declares its independence from Yugoslavia.
  48. 1991 Wednesday: President George H.W. Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev singed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
  49. 1995 Monday: The Walt Disney Company agreed to acquire Capital Cities/ABC in a $19 billion deal.
  50. 1997 Thursday: The Oakland Athletics trade slugger Mark McGuire to the St. Louis Cardinals for a sizable sum.
  51. 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.
  52. 2002 Wednesday: A bomb exploded inside a cafeteria at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, killing nine people, including five Americans.
  53. 2008 Thursday: Scientists reported the Phoenix spacecraft had confirmed the presence of frozen water in Martian soil.
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. 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.
  57. 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.
  58. 2016 Sunday: Yuriko Koike becomes the first woman elected by the citizens of Tokyo to be its mayor.
  59. 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.
  60. 2018 Tuesday: The 104thS. 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]
  61. 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.
  62. 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. (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>).
  63. 2020 Friday A: 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).
  64. 2020 Friday B: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 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.
  65. 2020 Friday C: 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.
  66. 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?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This artwork is #0176 a 16” x 12” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Victorian Beauty.”  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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[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.

 

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