222. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2022

2022 Wednesday A: Friends, if you think November’s elections are going to be fair, think again: yesterday, the Chi-Coms identified 30 cases of a potentially lethal novel virus. Sounds like we will soon see a new plague sweeping around the world just in time to thwart the election cycle this November, one I suspect will target the vaccinated. We knew something was wrong with these vaccines. It is, after all, a pandemic of the vaccinated, look at the feeble fool in the White House…

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222. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2022:

President Herbert Hoover; Supreme Court Associate Justices Joseph McKenna and Ruth Bader Ginsburg; U.S. Attorneys-General Edmund J. Randolph and Joseph McKenna; U.S. Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary James Loy; U.S. Interior Secretaries Orville H. Browning and William P. Clark Jr.; U.S. Secretary of State Edmund J. Randolph; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Kenneth W. Dam; Michael “Dynamite” Dokes, Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe, INXS featuring Jon Farriss, Isaac Hayes, and Jethro Tull featuring Ian Anderson:

  1. 70 Sunday: The Roman legions under the command of General Titus set the Second Temple of Jerusalem alight during the Great Jewish War.   The Romans had laid siege to Jerusalem due to a Jewish uprising and their murdering of a retreating Roman legion given ‘safe passage.’  This put in motion events that would lead to the destruction of the city, the ‘Wailing Wall’ being the only part of the city the Romans were unable to tear down.  Eventually, survivors who managed to escape the dying city would flee to Masada where the Romans would follow and destroy them.
  2. 654 Thursday: Cardinals elect Eugene I to succeed Martin I as Pope of all Christendom.  As the 75th Roman Catholic Pope, Eugene I would serve from today until June 2, 657.
  3. 1500 Friday: Diego Diaz discovers the island of Madagascar.
  4. 1680 Saturday: Pueblo Indians launched a successful revolt against Spanish colonists in present-day New Mexico.
  5. 1753 Friday: In Williamsburg, Virginia, future 2nd U.S. Secretary of State Edmund J. Randolph is born.  A Federalist, he served from January 02, 1794, to August 20, 1795, under George Washington.  Prior to becoming secretary of state, he served the nation as its first U.S. Attorney-General under President George Washington from September 26, 1789, to January 26, 1794.
  6. 1787 Friday: The Ottoman Empire declares war on hereditary enemy, Russia.  The Ottomans believe the Russians are intruding on Muslim lands as they continue pushing south so it’s time for them to repel the infidels. 
  7. 1792 Friday: During the French Revolution, mobs in Paris attacked the Tuileries Palace, where King Louis XVI resided.  Later, the authorities arrested him, put on trial for treason, and then executed him and his wife.
  8. 1809 Thursday: Ecuador declares independence from Spain.
  9. 1821 Friday: Missouri became the 24th state of the Union.
  10. 1827 Friday: Following a major race riot in Cincinnati, 1,000 blacks leave for Canada.
  11. 1831 Wednesday: The slave rebellion of Nat Turner commences in the South.  Although numerous white people and black sympathizers would be slain, eventually all the rebels were caught or killed- including Turner- although he of all of them was able to stay on the run for quite a long time.  This would make the plight of all slaves in the South worse than what it was prior to the rebellion.  Still, you have to do what you have to do to achieve freedom.
  12. 1843 Thursday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future 57th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph McKenna, Republican, is born on this date.  President William McKinley nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Stephen Field, Democrat.  McKenna served from January 21, 1898, to January 05, 1925.  Prior to this, he would serve the nation as its 42nd U.S. attorney general.  In this capacity, he served under President William McKinley from March 05, 1897, to January 25, 1898.
  13. 1846 Monday: President James K. Polk signed a measure establishing the Smithsonian Institution.
  14. 1859 Wednesday: The City of Boston appointed the first milk inspectors in the nation on this date.
  15. 1861 Saturday: Confederate forces routed Union troops in the Battle of Wilson’s Creek in Missouri, the first major engagement of the Civil War west of the Mississippi River.
  16. 1869 Tuesday: O. B. Brown patented the movie projector on this date.
  17. 1874 Monday: President Herbert Clark Hoover, the nation’s 31st chief executive of the United States, was born in West Branch, Iowa, on this date.  He would serve from March 04, 1929, to March 04, 1933.
  18. 1881 Wednesday: In Quincy, Illinois, the former 9th U.S. Interior Secretary Orville H. Browning died at age 75.  First, a Whig, then a Republican, and finally a Democrat, Secretary Browning served under President Andrew Johnson from September 01, 1866, to March 04, 1869.
  19. 1885 Monday: Leo Daft of Baltimore, Maryland, commenced operation of the first commercially operated streetcar in the nation on this date.
  20. 1913 Sunday: The Treaty of Bucharest was signed, which ended the Second Balkans War.
  21. 1914 Monday: Turkey joins the Central Powers (Germany, Austro-Hungary, Bulgaria) in World War I.  They would fight to reclaim their influence over rampaging Arab tribes as well as preventing ANZAC forces from slipping through from the Mediterranean Sea into the Black Sea to aid Czarist Russia.
  22. 1920 Tuesday: In the aftermath of the First World War, Turkey renounces its claim to Palestine/Israel, recognizes the British Mandate.  Meanwhile, the Allies recognize Poland, Czechoslovakia, and Romania as free, independent nations.
  23. 1921 Wednesday: Franklin Delano Roosevelt was stricken with polio at his summer home on the Canadian island of Campobello.
  24. 1927 Wednesday: The federal government formally dedicated Mt. Rushmore on this date with the dedication of the carved faces to occur later.
  25. 1932 Wednesday: In Marysville, Kansas, future 72.1st Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Kenneth W. Dam is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George W. Bush from December 31, 2002, to February 03, 2003.
  26. 1941 Sunday: At Placentia, Newfoundland, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Prime Minister Winston Churchill meet for the second time.
  27. 1942 Monday: After suffering numerous defeats at the hands of the Afrika Korps, the British appoint General Bernard Montgomery to become the new commander of the British 8th Army.  He would eventually achieve amazing victories over Erwin Rommel’s Afrika Korps.  
  28. 1942 Monday A: In Altoona, Pennsylvania, future 1.1st Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary James Loy is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George W. Bush from February 01, 2005, to February 15, 2005.
  29. 1943 Tuesday: Adolf Hitler, leader of Nazi Germany, watches newsreels of angry German citizens and police officers lynching captured RAF and 8th Air Force pilots.  The following year, the United States and Great Britain would make their outrage known to the Nazi government through intermediaries in Switzerland.
  30. 1944 Thursday: During World War II, American forces overcame remaining Japanese resistance in Guam.
  31. 1945 Friday: Japan announces its willingness to surrender to the Allies provided the status of Emperor Hirohito remains unchanged.
  32. 1947 Sunday: Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull[i] fame was born on this date in Dunfermline, Scotland, England.  Elsewhere, William Odom completed the first round-the-world flight on this date, a flight that set a solo record of flying around the world in 73 hours and 5 minutes.
  33. 1949 Wednesday: The National Military Establishment was renamed the Department of Defense.
  34. 1954 Tuesday: Construction commenced on the St. Lawrence Seaway on this date.
  35. 1958 Sunday: In Akron, Ohio, future heavyweight boxer Michael “Dynamite” Dokes is born.  Over the course of his pro career, he would compile a record of 61 fights, 53 wins (33 KOs), 6 losses, and 2 draws.  He would be a holder of multiple pro boxing titles at various times over the course of his career.
  36. 1961 Thursday: Future drummer with the Australian rock band, INXS [ii], Jon Farriss (drums/percussion/keyboards/backing vocals 1977-2012), is born in Australia on this date.
  37. 1962 Friday: The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum was dedicated in West Branch, Iowa, on the 88th birthday of the former president, who attended the ceremony along with former President Harry S. Truman.
  38. 1967 Thursday: Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe, future heavyweight champion of the world was born in Brooklyn, New York.  Throughout his career, he would hold multiple boxing titles while compiling a professional record of forty-five fights, forty-three wins (33 KOs), one loss, and one no contest.
  39. 1969 Sunday: Leno and Rosemary LaBianca were murdered in their Los Angeles home by members of Charles Manson’s cult, one day after actress Sharon Tate and four other people had been slain.
  40. 1975 Sunday: Television personality David Frost announced that he had purchased the exclusive rights to interview former President Richard M. Nixon.
  41. 1977 Wednesday: U.S. Postal employee David Berkowitz was arrested in Yonkers, N.Y., accused of being “Son of Sam,” the shooter responsible for six slayings and seven wounded.  He currently is serving six consecutive 25-years-to-life sentences.
  42. 1988 Wednesday: President Ronald Reagan signed a measure providing $20,000 payments to still-living Japanese Americans who had been interned by their government during World War II.
  43. 1990 Friday: The Magellan spacecraft, aka the Venus Radar Mapper, launched from the United States goes into orbit around Venus.  It was the first space probe launched from a U.S. space shuttle.  
  44. 1991 Saturday: Nine Buddhists were found slain at the temple outside Phoenix, AZ.  The authorities later arrested two teenage punks for the crime with one of them sentenced to life in prison while the other little POS received a sentence of 281 years.  When will they be paroled?  Probably sooner than you think.
  45. 1993 Tuesday: Ruth Bader Ginsburg undertakes the oath of office as the second female justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.  Elsewhere, President Bill Clinton signed a massive deficit-reduction bill into law on this date.
  46. 1995 Thursday: Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols were charged with eleven counts in the Oklahoma City bombing.  McVeigh was convicted of murder and underwent execution whereas Nichols was convicted of conspiracy and involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to life in prison.  Elsewhere, Norma McCorvey, “Jane Roe” of the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion announced she had jointed the anti-abortion group Operation Rescue.  God bless you, Ms. McCorvey, the guilt that propelled you to do this must have been horrendous.
  47. 1996 Saturday: Senator Bob Dole picks Senator Jack Kemp to be his running mate for the Republican ticket.  President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore would win a second term.
  48. 2003 Sunday: Liberian President Charles Taylor delivered a farewell address to a nation bloodied by 14 years of war.  Meanwhile, elsewhere, a heat wave plaguing Europe, Britain topped 100°F for the first time in recorded history.  In addition, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Melnichenko, aboard the International Space Station, married his earthbound bride, Ekaterina Dmitriev, who was at Johnson Space Center in Houston, the first wedding ever conducted from space.   
  49. 2004 Tuesday: President George W. Bush chose Porter Goss, a Republican congressman and one-time spy, to lead the CIA.  Meanwhile, the 20-year-old woman who had accused Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers of rape filed a federal lawsuit in Denver against the NBA star.  However, the criminal charge was later dropped; the lawsuit was settled out of court, terms undisclosed.  Finally, Barry Bonds became the first player in Major League history to hit thirty home runs in thirteen consecutive seasons, connecting in San Francisco’s 8-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Elsewhere, a boat carrying Dominican illegal aliens seeking a better life in Puerto Rico drifted back to almost the same spot where they commenced their voyage, nearly two weeks earlier.  At least fifty-five of the eighty-six illegals on board died. 
  50. 2006 Thursday: British authorities announced they had thwarted a terrorist plot to simultaneously blow up ten aircraft heading to the U.S. using explosives smuggled in hand luggage.  Ah, although left unsaid, one must love the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam. 
  51. 2008 Sunday: At the Summer Olympics in Beijing, Michael Phelps began his long march toward eight gold medals by winning the 400-meter individual medley in 4:03.84, smashing his own world record.  Elsewhere, in Memphis, Tennessee, famed soul legend, Isaac Hayes, [iii] died at age 65 from the complications of a stroke.
  52. 2011 Wednesday: Rioting continues taking place in English cities including Manchester, Liverpool, Sanford, Birmingham, and Nottingham; police from Scotland are called in to help.  The riots began on the 6th when London intelligence officers investigating gun crimes among the black community stopped and then shot 29-year-old Mark Duggan.  This set off a series of riots among the black and immigrant communities that eventually saw the deaths of five people and 205 injuries, sixteen of which, were members of the public and the other eighty-six were among law enforcement officers. [iv]
  53. 2013 Saturday: U.S. President Barack Obama announces a series of NSA reforms aimed at minimizing criticism over the NSA’s electronic spying program.  Meanwhile, in Shandon, California, the former 44th U.S. Interior Secretary William P. Clark Jr. died at age 81.  A Republican, Secretary Clark served under President Ronald Reagan from November 18, 1983, to February 07, 1985.
  54. 2014 Sunday:  Rory McIlroy wins the PGA Championship, marking his fourth major championship; McIlroy is now one of only four players in golf history to reach this achievement by age 25.
  55. 2015 Monday: Google announces its restructure with Alphabet as a holding company and YouTube, Android, and Chrome as subsidiaries.  Yet, nothing changes as Google still collaborates closely with its bosses in Beijing, communist China.
  56. 2016 Wednesday: Candidate Donald J. Trump slams the ‘dishonest news media’ for misinterpreting his comments on how a ‘President Hillary Clinton will abolish the Second Amendment rights of all Americans.’  Sounds like the truth to everyone with half-a-mind or more; let us see who wins in November…
  57. 2017 Thursday: U.S. President Donald J. Trump announces that opioid addiction in the country now is a national emergency.  It has been for quite a while thanks to the People’s Republic of China continuing to ship fentanyl and other opiates into the United States as a reverse opium war of sorts.  People, time to start pushing the Chin back.  Meanwhile, as the #MeToo Movement continues to grind on, a sobbing Taylor Swift announces that deejay David Mueller groped her in Denver, Colorado.  Uh, okay…
  58. 2018 Friday:  The U.N. Committee on Human Rights receives word that the Chi-Coms have one million Uighurs- at least!- in concentration camps in western China where they provide slave labor to American sports team making gear and other paraphernalia while being indoctrinated with ‘how great Xi Jinping and Maoism are’ while being forced to surrender their religious beliefs.  Yet, American sports stars look the other way, folks, look the other way…
  59. 2019 Saturday: In Bucharest, Romania, anti-government protests break out that lead to at least four hundred citizens being injured.  Meanwhile, in a San Francisco court, Monsanto is hammered with a massive payout of $289 million to gardener Dewayne Johnson who contracted cancer from using the weed killer Round-Up.  [v] Elsewhere, police find financier Jeffrey Epstein dead in his jail cell, apparently from a self-inflicted hanging.  No one knows anything…
  60. 2020 Monday: The Chi-Coms today sanctioned 11 U.S. politicians or business heads, all of them Republicans or with organizations promoting democracy, seemingly in a feeble attempt at ‘punishing America’ for punishing them over their misdeeds in Hong Kong and elsewhere as well as for giving the world the Chinese Bat Plague.  Speaking of the Wuhan Flu, here are today’s statistics:  
  61. 2020 Monday A: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Chi-Com Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 19,936,547 confirmed cases, +202,119, 732,467 confirmed deaths, +3,855, and 12,144,510 confirmed recoveries, +142,973.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 5,159,740 confirmed cases, UP by 38,647 new cases, 165,118 confirmed deaths, UP by 477 new deaths, and 2,511,602 confirmed recoveries, UP by 13,023 new recoveries.   
  62. 2020 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 561,911 confirmed cases, 10,359 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 3,498 confirmed cases, thirty-one confirmed deaths, and 1,548 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 63,445 confirmed cases, 1,695 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, will not share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  63. 2020 Monday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,791.44, UP 257.96 points (+1.30%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,968.36, DOWN 42.63 points (-0.39%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,360.47, UP 9.19 points (+0.27%).  Currently, GOLD is at $2,039.00 per troy oz., DOWN -0.70 (-0.03%), SILVER is at $29.36 per troy oz., UP 0.094 (0.32%), PLATINUM $1,006.10 per troy oz. UP +3.40 (+0.34%), and COPPER is at $2.87 # +0.005 (+0.34%).  Light Sweet Crude Oil is 42.00, UP +0.06 (+0.14%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.96 Chi-Com yuan.  In contrast, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros.
  64. 2020 Monday D: President Trump begins a press conference in the White House Press Room when an aide interrupts him and leads him away.  Apparently, shots were fired a few blocks from the White House.  Moments later, Secret Service had it under control and the president reappeared and continued his press conference.  He answered all questions and when done, exited the room. Currently, “Pro-China Joe” Biden leads the president in national polls by 49.2-percent to the president’s 42.00-percent. 
  65. 2020 Monday E: Speaking of the Chi-Coms earlier, the MSS begins arresting pro-democracy figures across Hong Kong, including arresting media mogul Jimmy Lai and his son, among others, as the communists begin implementing their new bogus ‘security law.’  The time is coming when the United States is going to have to give the commies in Beijing a major black eye.  How a return to the Two-China Policy by which, we recognize Taiwan as a free, independent nation, and the rightful ruler of the mainland.  FREE TAIWAN!  FREE HONG KONG!  FREE TIBET!  FREE MACAU!  FREE UIGHUR MUSLIMS!  DEATH TO COMMUNISM!
  66. 2020 Monday F: A U.S. military helicopter out of Joint Base Andrews was hit by groundfire over Middleburg, Va., today, wounding one crewmember aboard.  The helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing at a regional airport in Manassas.  The FBI is investigating.  Meanwhile, over the weekend in Chicago, thirty-four people are shot, three of them fatally.  Will it never f—ing end?  How long have Democrats controlled the Windy City?
  67. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 204,776,810 confirmed cases, +678,265, 4,326,877 confirmed deaths, +11,390 and 183,901,366 confirmed recoveries, +624,986.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,892,215 confirmed cases, UP 111,754 from yesterday’s reporting, 634,662 confirmed deaths, UP 864, [vi] and 29,966,321 confirmed recoveries, UP 43,480.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]  
  68. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 315,875 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 88,203 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  69. 2021 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,076,572 confirmed cases, 64,852 confirmed deaths, and 2,129,828 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,827,450 confirmed cases, 39,934 confirmed deaths, and 2,306,339 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 47,376 confirmed cases, 543 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 498,096 confirmed cases, 6,235 confirmed deaths, and 235,124 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Utah: they have 441,131 confirmed cases, 2,511 confirmed deaths, and 421,906 confirmed recoveries. [viii]    
  70. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day- Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 910,569 confirmed cases, 6,571 confirmed deaths, and 867,747 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Isle of Man, 175th location on the list: 5,658 cases of the virus, thirty-three confirmed deaths and 4,821 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  71. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,264.67, UP 162.82 points (+0.46%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,789.09, DOWN 72.09 points (-0.49%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,436.75, UP 4.40 points (+0.099%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.09 per barrel, -0.19 (-0.28%).  The price of GOLD is $1,735.10 per troy oz., +3.50 (+0.20%) while the price of SILVER is $23.42 per troy ounce, +0.02 (+0.06%).  The price of PLATINUM is $998.40 per troy oz, +11.40 (+1.16%) while the price of COPPER is $4.33 per pound, -0.02 (-0.46%). [x]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,642.54 per troy oz, +1.70 (+0.06%). [xi] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,589.50 per troy oz., +4.75 (+0.18%).  [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000022.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.09.     In Myanmar Kyat, one greenback equals 1,642.00 and in Namibian Dollar, a buck equal 14.80 and in Nepalese Rupee, one dollar equals 119.07 of theirs. [xiii]        
  72. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt AND Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.392 per gallon, $3.018 in Florida, $4.093 in Hawaii, and $3.875 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- Montana: $3.292.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Zimbabwe: $5.113 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,626,623,832,014 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after the United Kingdom, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Ireland with $318 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  73. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 140 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be running the show down on the U.S.-Mexico border as well as her 46th day since her singular visit to the border.  Here are the daily figures for the border calamity as compiled by One America News.  First, here is the cost for just this day: $532,913,238.  Second, here is the cost of caring for the border invaders for the year so far: $242,703,429,068.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal alien invaders for the year so far: 2,486,774.  Fourth and final, here is the conservative estimate for the numbers of illegal aliens lurking within the United States as we speak: 36,486,823. [xvii]  (Note- since this blog’s inception back in July 2009, we estimated the numbers of illegal aliens lurking within the country somewhere around 35-50 million back then whereas now, we believe the numbers are closer to 75-100 million which is not good, folks.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  74. 2021 Tuesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– House Republicans are demanding that the Department of Homeland Security explain why it has become so easy to swarm across the U.S.-Mexico border into the United States.  Illegal aliens are overwhelming the country and DHS is standing idly by.  This is becoming an invasion.  Because of the problems along the border, Rep. Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, has offered articles of impeachment for U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
  75. 2021 Tuesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– North Korea threatened today to begin working anew on its nuclear weapons programs and missiles because South Korea and the United States are back to holding joint military exercises.  Elsewhere, a Chi-Com court upholds a death sentence imposed upon a Canadian ‘drug trafficker’ Robert Lloyd.  Canada should take note of this outrage because as a junior participant in the fraudulent 2020 Elections in the United States via their Dominion Voting Systems machines, look at how their Beijing masters have rewarded them- death sentence for a Canadian citizen.
  76. 2021 Tuesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci warns that ‘vaccine mandates are coming following full approval by the Food and Drug Administration of the various emergency use Chi-Vi vaccines.  (Note- Mike Lindell said at his symposium today in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, that the FDA can clear a drug for emergency use only if no other treatments of any kind exist for whatever the disease is.  This means that Democrats, RINOs, and the media assaulted President Donald J. Trump anytime he mentioned safe and cheap hydroxychloroquine, aka Plaquenil, they went berserk and tore great hunks of hair from their bald pates.  Interesting to know, Mr. Lindell, thank you).
  77. 2021 Tuesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Speaking of Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci, he and the Centers for Disease Control are finding themselves slammed with multiple lawsuits over the draconian lockdowns and harsh restrictions the mercurial Dr. Fauci and his partners in crime continue forcing on the American people.  In other Chi-Vi-related news, Joe Biden says he likely does not have the power to interfere in various states’ anti-mask and anti-lockdown mandates but sure the heck is looking into it.
  78. 2021 Tuesday K: Voting Integrity-Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– If one does not believe that communist thugs hold power in the United States, think again.  As Mesa County, Colorado, elections clerk Tina Peters was on her way to join Mike Lindell’s 72-hour cyber symposium in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, today, while she was aboard Mr. Lindell’s aircraft, Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold, Democratic-Socialist, and a ban of flunkies raided the election offices of Mesa County.  Denied entry to see what was going on over the course of the 3-4 hours the political hacks rooted through everything like hogs, sticking their snouts into every crevice, every nook, and every cranny, they were unable to witness the events, nor were they informed as to what the storm troopers removed.  Americans must take note of these fascist tactics.
  79. 2021 Tuesday L: 2020 Election Audit– Dominion Systems is suing Newsmax for reporting that the Canadian-based company whom the AICPENDBLOG.COM alleges works for the Chi-Coms.  Mike Lindell’s three-day cyber symposium in Sioux Falls, SD, continues exposing just how devious the voting machine company appears to be.  It is going to be difficult for this corrupt company to stand stark naked in the bright light of day so the more patriotic Americans and other patriots around the world call them out, the sooner we can achieve answers and rectify and repair the damage Dominion Systems has caused the world.  Additionally, Mike Lindell and his team of cyber experts appear to have found sufficient evidence to lay the blame squarely on the Chi-Coms for conducting a massive cyber-attack on all fifty states on and around November 03, 2020.  Most Americans agree that this amounts to an act of war and when combined with the Chi-Coms’ release of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, there is much for which, the communist scumbags must answer.  We have said this before and will say it again, but the Wuhan Virus allowed them to kill two birds with one stone: first, it helped them get rid of Donald Trump via colluding with the Democrats, Trump-hating RINOs, and Dominion Voting Systems and second, it helped them crush the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement.  For this, they must pay.
  80. 2021 Tuesday M: Joe Biden News I– Regime leader Joe Biden claims ‘it’s up to Afghanistan to defend its own country as the Taliban overrun six provincial capitals.  Then, later in the day, the drooling moron says through his mouthpiece that ‘it’s not a foregone conclusion the Taliban is going to run the Middle Eastern country.’
  81. 2021 Tuesday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– We learned today that the National Security Administration’s inspector general is looking into allegations made by Fox News host Tucker Carlson that the NSA was ‘spying on me.’  We bet they will produce nothing and yet, the surveillance will continue.
  82. 2021 Tuesday O: Political News I– Today is Day No. 1 for Mike Lindell of My Pillow fame to hold his cyber symposium and what an opening day it was.  IF you think Joe Biden truly won the 2020 Presidential Election, well, watch the symposium and let us know what you think AFTER viewing it.  We think Joe Biden is walking on thin ice which is why the Democrats are going bat crap crazy.
  83. 2021 Tuesday P: Political News II– Prominent Pro-Life group Susan B. Anthony List made its first political endorsement for the 2022 Mid-Term Elections by endorsing Governor Henry McMaster, R-SC.  Elsewhere, the Texas Supreme Court has upheld the arrest warrants for the fugitive Democrats issued by Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX.  In other news, Eli Bremer, R-CO, is throwing his hat into the ring for a U.S. Senate seat in 2022.  Next, the Wyoming GOP has censured wayward Rep. Liz Cheney yet again.  Finally, Governor Tony Evers, DS-WI, has vetoed several election integrities bills.
  84. 2021 Tuesday Q: Political News III– New York politicians are still angry at soon-to-be-ex-Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov and have said they may well impeach the man so he cannot run for any statewide election ever again.  Interestingly enough, when queried by reporters about Governor Cuomo’s sexual harassment woes, Joe Biden said of his close friend and confidant that ‘Governor Cuomo sets the gold standard for Democrats.’[xviii]  Whoa, Joe.  In other political news, the Atlantic magazine reports that senile U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi will ‘most likely step down shortly after the conclusion of the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.’  Sure.  Of course, she will.
  85. 2021 Tuesday R: U.S. Senate News I– Early today, the Senate planned to hold the final vote on the $1.3 trillion ‘infrastructure bill.’  Later in the day- with the help of 19 Republican scumbags- the Democrats ramrod this shyster bill through.  Once they rammed this bogus piece of dog feces through Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer, DS-NY, trotted out the $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill as the next chink in the Biden regime’s chain of collapsing the United States Cloward and Piven-style.  Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, a brave patriot immediately offered fifteen amendments to this horrendous bill.  Meanwhile, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, told Newsmax that the Dems’ ‘infrastructure bill is going to add mountains of debt atop America’s taxpayers.’
  86. 2021 Tuesday S: Business News– Small business optimism that was riding high in July has plummeted in the first 10 days of August due to vast labor shortages.
  87. 2021 Tuesday T: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News I– Former U.S. Department of Agriculture official Richard Homan received a sentence of 180 days home confinement for his part in a bribery scandal.
  88. 2021 Tuesday U: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump expressed concern that the Biden regime’s U.S. Department of Justice will bury the Durham report should it become available for release.
  89. 2021 Tuesday V: New York State News– It appears that the headhunters have succeeded.  A morose, near-tears Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov announced that effective in 14 days, he will be vacating the office of governor of the Empire State.
  90. 2021 Tuesday W: U.S. Military News– The United States and twenty allied nations kick off the 2021 Southeast Asian Cooperation and Training, aka SEACAT, joint military exercises.
  91. 2021 Tuesday X: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1684 what with a $208 million jackpot on the line: 29, 45, 50, 59, 62, and Mega 12.  Out of 89,761 winning tickets in the Golden State, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $5,638 apiece.
  92. 2021 Tuesday Y: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Oregon University volleyball coaches said today that they have the right to discipline their players over their political views.  Welcome BIG BROTHER.
  93. 2021 Tuesday Z: The Wrap-Up– It is better late than never, folks.  Last night, our computer systems were under continuous attack, either from the Chi-Coms or from our own government.  A miniscule blogging site such as the AICPENDBLOG.COM one would think would be small fish for BIG BROTHER apparatchiks going after the bigger guys but we guess NO ONE is too small for persecution and punishment.  Well, we say, “F**K them, we will continue fighting back because the American people are a free people, and we will never surrender to oppressive left-wing trash.  It is what it is, folks.  Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.
  94. 2022 Wednesday: There are so many other things of which to speak but what happened at Mar-a-Lago takes the cake.  The American people are clearly unhappy over the heavy-handedness exercised by the Justice Department and its Joestapo.  Imagine, the Joestapo arriving at your home, searching through everything, carting things away for inspection later?  All I can surmise is that the Biden regime wants to plant evidence on Donald Trump.  What will they ‘find,’ Ashley Biden’s diary, the one in which, she laments the gloomy fact that daddy, Joe, used to shower with her when she was a prepubescent girl?  We can put nothing past these people.  What I do know is this: people are angry, not just Republicans but Democrats, too.  Going down this path is un-American, one our nation can ill-afford yet the Biden regime seems to want to go down it.  I will say this: for every one of us they strike down, 10 more will spring up in their place which is why EVERYONE must rush out and begin buying firearms, ammo, and everything else they can because gun and ammo confiscation is coming soon.  Not going to be like Australia, New Zealand, or anywhere else for that matter, I can assure you.  Let me know what you think- Chef Fritz Schlependrecht. 
  95. 2022 Wednesday A: Friends, if you think November’s elections are going to be fair, think again: yesterday, the Chi-Coms identified 30 cases of a potentially lethal novel virus.  Sounds like we will soon see a new plague sweeping around the world just in time to thwart the election cycle this November, one I suspect will target the vaccinated.  We knew something was wrong with these vaccines.  It is, after all, a pandemic of the vaccinated, look at the feeble fool in the White House: BINGO!  I also fear that the millions of military-aged males deposited around the country will take to the streets just in time to keep people sequestered in their homes out of fear.  These people could very well become the Joestapo’s new Brown Shirts division, one with which to instill terror into the American people.  You heard it here first- we can put nothing past these people anymore.  Chef Fritz Schlependrecht. 

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0918 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Yucca Vista.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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IF one lives long enough, musical moments from the past finally are released in the way in which, they should have been.  Thus, we have “The Smile Sessions” by the Beach Boys, released on Halloween, 2011.  Many believe “Smile”- had it been released back in 1967 to counter the Beatles’ epic “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” the Rolling Stones’ “Their Satanic Majesties’ Request,” the Small Faces’ “Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake,” the Kinks’ “Something Else” and “Face to Face,” as well as other epic psychedelic masterpieces, it would have been right there with them, most likely at the top.  The other Beach Boys- could not get behind Brian’s masterpiece, the one he created with lyricist Van Dyke Parks, and thus, it was chopped up, neutered, and made blasé which was a loss for the world.  Now, however, we have it the way in which it should have been released along with loads of added material which puts the listener smack dab in the midst of the recording process.  This is one for the ages, one we hope everyone will rush out, give a listen, and then add it to your ever-burgeoning collection of nothing but the absolute best in rock music- you can thank us later.

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[i] We began promoting the music of Jethro Tull, Blodwyn Pig, Mick Abrahams, Ian Anderson, Martin Barre, Wild Turkey, and Paris on Monday, May 24, 2021, at the AICPENDBLOG.COM.  The presentation concluded on Sunday, October 03, 2021.

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

[iii] Not sure as to when we will promote the music of this legend, but you can expect we will at some point within the next 20 years.

[iv] Moral of the story for the Brits- remember: Black Lives Matter, you cannot be gunning them down.  At least the United States is not the only nation contending with civil unrest in the streets.

[v] Commercials to this day continue encouraging citizens to come forth and join in class-action lawsuits against Monsanto, which is fine but whatever happened to personal responsibility?  When using f**king poisons, use protective gear!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] The ersatz president had more to say of his good friend, Governor Cuomo: “He’s done a hell of a job” and it’s “so sad to see him go.”  One groper to another.  In other Cuomo-related news, politicians such as former Lt. Gov. Betsy McCaughey and Rep. Jeff Van Drew, R-NJ 2nd congressional district, are demanding that investigations into the crumbling governor and unnecessary nursing home deaths for which, he bears SOLE RESPONSIBILITY continue.

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

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

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

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

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

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0908 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Central Coast.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

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

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

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

[iii] Let’s give him Puerto Rico. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

204. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2022

2020 Thursday C: Today is the 56th straight day of rioting and protests in the city of Portland, Oregon. Mayor Ted Wheeler, Democrat, says federal law enforcement is responsible for the rioting when in truth, it’s the ambivalence of the mayor and his city council that bears full responsibility for the mayhem occurring in those once beautiful city’s streets. The previous night, in a despicable act of virtue-signaling, the mayor went out on the streets to participate in the riots and the agitators threw garbage at him and told him to resign.

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204. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2022:

President Ulysses S. Grant; Chief Justice John Rutledge; Associate Justices Edward Terry Sanford and Anthony Kennedy; U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery; Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Richard V. Spencer; U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper; U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Thomas Corwin and Fred M. Vinson; U.S. Secretary of War Daniel S. Lamont; U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock; Bachman-Turner Overdrive featuring Blair Thornton, Chicago featuring Chris Pinnick, the Grateful Dead featuring Keith Godchaux, Guns ‘n’ Roses featuring Slash, Roxy Music featuring Andy Mackay, and the Young Rascals featuring Dino Danelli:

  1. 636 Saturday: Arabs gain control of most of Palestine from the Byzantine Empire.
  2. 685 Thursday: John V begins his reign as the 82nd Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until August 02, 686. 
  3. 1148 Friday: The Crusaders launch a major assault on the Syrian city of Damascus.
  4. 1253 Wednesday: By order of the 176th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent III, all Jews must leave Vienne, France.
  5. 1298 Wednesday: The citizens of Wurzburg, Germany, massacre their Jewish inhabitants.
  6. 1649 Thursday: In Urbino, Marche, Papal States, future 243rd Roman Catholic Pope Clement XI is born Giovanni Francesco Albani.  He would become pontiff on November 23, 1700, until March 19, 1721.
  7. 1715 Tuesday: Local authorities at Little Brewster, Massachusetts, authorized the construction of the first lighthouse in America.
  8. 1798 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte and his troops capture the Egyptian city of Alexandria.
  9. 1800 Wednesday: In Charleston, S.C., the second U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Rutledge and the second chief justice of the high court died on this date.  President George Washington nominated Rutledge to fill a new seat and as an associate justice, he served February 15, 1790, to March 05, 1791.  He was then nominated by the president to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Jay and served August 12, 1795, to December 28, 1795. 
  10. 1827 Monday: The first swimming school in the United States opened in Boston, Massachusetts, on this date.
  11. 1829 Thursday: William Burt patents the typographer, which was the first typewriter.
  12. 1850 Tuesday: The 19th U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster assumed office on this date.  First a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Whig, Secretary Webster served under President Millard Fillmore from today until October 24, 1852.  Webster also served the nation as its 14th U.S. Secretary of State.  The first time around, he served under Presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler from March 06, 1841, until May 08, 1843.  Moving on, the 20th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Corwin assumed office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under Presidents Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce from today until March 06, 1853.
  13. 1865 Sunday: Future 72nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Terry Sanford is born in Knoxville, Tn., on this date.  President Warren G. Harding nominated the Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney.  Sanford served from January 29, 1923, to March 08, 1930.
  14. 1866 Monday: The 28th U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery assumed his post on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from today July 16, 1868.
  15. 1877 Monday: The first municipal railroad passenger service began in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  16. 1880 Friday: The first commercial hydroelectric plant goes online in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  17. 1885 Thursday: Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president of the United States, died in Wilton, New York, at age 63.  A Republican- as well as the general who finally beat the Confederacy and freed the slaves- he served from March 04, 1869, to March 04, 1877.
  18. 1886 Friday: Steve Brodie, a New York saloonkeeper, claimed to have made a daredevil plunge from the Brooklyn Bridge into the East River.
  19. 1903 Thursday: The Ford Motor Company sells its first Model A car.
  20. 1904 Saturday: During the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Charles E. Menches invents the ice cream cone. 
  21. 1905 Sunday: In Millbrook, N.Y., the 39th U.S. Secretary of War Daniel S. Lamont died.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 05, 1893, to March 04, 1897.
  22. 1914 Thursday: Following the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophie, in Belgrade, the Austro-Hungarian Empire issues an ultimatum to Serbia, one the Serbs could not answer if they were to remain a free and independent country; this would lead to the outbreak of World War I.  (Meanwhile, Austro-Hungary would be reaching out to its ally, Imperial Germany for backup).  
  23. 1920 Friday: British East Africa becomes Kenya and a Crown Colony.  (Several decades later, a future American president- Barack Hussein Obama- would be born there).
  24. 1936 Thursday: Future 104th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy is born in Sacramento, Ca., on this date.  President Ronald Reagan nominated Kennedy to fill the seat of Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr.  Kennedy served from February 18, 1988, to July 31, 2018.
  25. 1938 Saturday: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved the first federal game preserve, an area of 2,000 acres in the state of Utah. 
  26. 1940 Tuesday: Now that France is in the ‘Nazi’s column’ and forward air bases have been constructed the length of the French coastline, the Blitz over London commences as Luftwaffe bombers assault the city all night long.
  27. 1942 Thursday: Adolf Hitler issues Fuhrer Directive #45; this directs the German Army on the Eastern Front to occupy the city of Stalingrad.  Meanwhile, Axis troops capture the Russian city of Rostov.
  28. 1943 Friday: The lengthy Battle of Kursk sputters to an end as the Germans begin pulling back; during the battle, more than 6,000 armored vehicles of all types engaged with one another.   Postponed numerous times because of Hitler’s fretfulness, when the battle did begin, the Soviets were more than prepare for it with one defensive position after another awaiting the Nazi juggernaut.
  29. 1944 Sunday: U.S. troops occupy Pisa, Italy; on the Eastern Front, Russian troops occupy Lublin, Poland.  Elsewhere, future drummer/vocalist with the New York rock band, the Young Rascals[i]—Dino Danelli—is born in Jersey City, N.J., on this date.
  30. 1945 Monday: French Field Marshal, Henri Petain, who had headed the Vichy government during World War II, went on trial charged with treason.  A court convicted and condemned the traitor to death but later commuted the sentence to life in prison where he died in 1951.  Meanwhile, the Chicago, Burlington, Quincy Railroad placed the first passenger train observation car into service on this date.   Elsewhere, the 53rd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Fred M. Vinson assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until June 23, 1946, before moving up to the United States Supreme Court.
  31. 1946 Tuesday: Future saxophonist/oboist with Roxy Music[ii]—Andy Mackay—is born in Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England, on this date.
  32. 1948 Friday: At the Progressive Party Convention, Henry Wallace receives the party’s nomination for president of the United States.
  33. 1950 Sunday: Blair Thornton—the man who would replace Tim Bachman in Bachman-Turner Overdrive[iii] as guitarist/vocalist—is born on this date in Vancouver, Canada.
  34. 1952 Wednesday: Egyptian military officers led by Gamal Abdel Nasser launched a successful coup against King Farouk I.
  35. 1953 Thursday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the rock band, Chicago[iv], from 1979-1986—Chris Pinnick—is born on this date in Van Nuys, California.
  36. 1954 Friday: Congress passed a law that stated, “The Secretary of the Navy is authorized to repair, equip, and restore the United States Ship Constitution, as far as may be practicable, to her original appearance, but not for active service, and thereafter to maintain the United States Ship Constitution at Boston, Massachusetts.”
  37. 1958 Wednesday: The submarine Nautilus departs from Pearl Harbor under orders to conduct Operation Sunshine, the mission to be the first vessel to cross the North Pole by ship.
  38. 1962 Monday: The Telstar communications satellite sends the first live TV broadcasts to Europe.
  39. 1965 Friday: In Hampstead, London, United Kingdom, future hard rock guitarist with the heavy-duty Los Angeles, California, rock band, Guns ‘n’ Roses[v]—Slash—is born on this date in Hampstead, London, England.
  40. 1967 Sunday: A deadly week of race-related rioting that claimed 43 lives erupted in Detroit, Michigan.  It began when police launched an early morning raid against an unlicensed bar that escalated into a confrontation with local residents that quickly became violent. 
  41. 1968 Tuesday: Race riots break out in Cleveland, Ohio, resulting in 11 people dead, including 3 cops.
  42. 1969 Wednesday: Future U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock is born in Savannah, Georgia, today.  A future Marxist, he would win an extremely questionable run-off election in early 2021 and would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body (so they say) on January 20, 2021.  He managed to eke out a slight win over sitting Senator Kelly Loeffler, Republican, but the election remains under a heavy cloud of election fraud, corruption, and other nefarious activities.  While running for office in 2020, he would famously state that ‘people cannot serve God and in the military at the same time.’  No, Reverend Warnock, here’s the deal: YOU cannot serve Karl Marx and God at the same time, sir.
  43. 1972 Sunday: The United States launched the “Landsat 1 (ERTS-1)” satellite, the first Earth-resources satellite in global history.  
  44. 1973 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon refuses to release tapes pertaining to the Watergate Cover-up Scandal.
  45. 1980 Wednesday: Shortly after being asked to leave the Grateful Dead along with his wife, Donna, also a member, the third keyboardist of the great American rock band[vi], the musician who replaced both Ron “Pigpen” McKernan and Tom Constantan died in a car wreck in Marin County, California.  Keith and Donna were in the process of forming their own group- the Heart of Gold Band- but the effort was tragically cut short.  Elsewhere, Billy Carter, the brother of President Jimmy Carter, admits being a paid agent of Libya.  Then why isn’t the fat tub of goo doing time in a federal slammer?
  46. 1983 Saturday: An Air Canada Boeing 767 ran out of fuel while flying from Montreal to Edmonton; however, the pilots could glide the airliner safely to an emergency landing in Gimlet, Manitoba.  The near disaster occurred because the fuel had been erroneously measured in pounds instead of kilograms at a time when Canada was converting to the metric system.
  47. 1984 Monday: Vanessa Williams—the first Black Miss America winner—resigns her post over having posed nude in photos at an earlier time.
  48. 1985 Tuesday: Commodore unveils the personal computer Amiga 1000.
  49. 1986 Wednesday: Britain’s Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson at Westminster Abbey in London, England; however, the couple divorced ten years later in 1996.
  50. 1996 Tuesday: At the Atlanta Olympics, Kerri Strug made a heroic final vault despite torn ligaments in her left ankle as the U.S. women gymnasts clinched their first-ever Olympic team gold medal.
  51. 1997 Wednesday: The search for Andrew Cunanan, the suspected murderer of designer Gianni Versace and others, ended as police found his body on a houseboat in Miami Beach, an apparent suicide.
  52. 1998 Thursday: Scientists at the University of Hawaii turned out more than 50 “carbon-copy” mice, using a cloning technique.  This ain’t good, folks.  Cloned human beings, anyone?
  53. 1999 Friday: Space shuttle Columbia blasted off with the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope and Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a U.S. space flight.
  54. 2000 Sunday: Lance Armstrong won his second Tour de France on this date.  
  55. 2001 Monday: Pope John Paul II urged President George W. Bush in their first meeting, held at Castel Gandolfo, Italy, to bar creation of human embryos for medical research.
  56. 2003 Wednesday: A new audiotape purported to be from toppled dictator Saddam Hussein called on Iraqis to resist the U.S. occupation.  Meanwhile, Massachusetts’ attorney general issued a report saying clergy members and others in the Boston Archdiocese probably had sexually abused more than 1,000 people over a period of six decades.
  57. 2010 Friday: Venezuela severs ties with Colombia after Colombian authorities had referred to Venezuela as “a haven for guerrillas.”
  58. 2011 Saturday: Singer Amy Winehouse, 27, was found dead in her London home from an alcohol overdose.  Meanwhile, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces his nation will launch a shuttle into space by the year 2019.
  59. 2012 Monday: Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, dies of pancreatic cancer at age 61.
  60. 2013 Tuesday:  Hercules 264, a Gulf of Mexico natural gas drilling rig, partially collapses off the coast of Louisiana; the rig remains standing but sustained extensive damage to the derrick package because of a continuing fire.
  61. 2014 Wednesday: Obamacare renders confusion as two appeals courts issue conflicting rulings regarding the legality of subsidies offered through federal versus state-run insurance exchanges; the ruling will likely to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  62. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, scientists announce discovery of a planet in the Kepler-452 solar system that closely resembles Earth in size and orbit; the planet, Kepler 452-b, has a diameter 60-percent larger than Earth’s but an orbit that is 385 days, close to Earth’s 365 days.
  63. 2016 Saturday: In the lovely city of Kabul, ISIS conducts a suicide bombing during a street protest that kills 80 people and wounds countless others.   What a bunch of horrible scumbags.
  64. 2017 Sunday: In the Tour de France, British cyclist Chris Froome claims his 4th win.   Unlike Lance Armstrong, he won his races legitimately.  
  65. 2018 Monday: As usual, phony environmentalist groups claim communist China is on track to meet new emission standards although carbon dioxide emissions in the totalitarian state have hit 9.2 billion metric tons in 2017 which are way higher than the United States and Europe combined.   Meanwhile, more negative news about the world’s largest communist country hit the news when it is discovered that a quarter million doses of vaccines for children aren’t worth a crap.  Guess the Chinese were unable to steal the correct formula from the United States.
  66. 2019 Tuesday:  In Great Britain, the ruling Conservative Party MPs select Boris Johnson to be the new prime minister replacing the disastrous Theresa May who could- or would- not get her country through Brexit.   Meanwhile, thanks to comedian Jon Stewart, the U.S. Senate passes a bill that will forever fund the 9-11 first responders’ fund.  Elsewhere, Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Richard V. Spencer left his job on this date.   A member of no professed political party, Spencer served under President Donald J. Trump from July 15, 2019, until today.  His successor, the 27th U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper assumed his post on this date.  He served under the 45th president until President Donald J. Trump fired his worthless RINO ass on November 09, 2020.
  67. 2020 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– The Xi Jinping Bat Flu continues causing problems around the world and in the United States.  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 15,317,997 confirmed cases, +309,951, 625,582, confirmed deaths, +7,950, and 8,721,415 confirmed recoveries, +210,085.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 4,099,809 confirmed cases, +80,317, 146,295 confirmed deaths, +1,242, and 1,219,623 confirmed recoveries, +33,876. 
  68. 2022 Thursday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 425,616 confirmed cases, 8,027 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 1,490 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,113 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 49,247 confirmed cases, 1,468 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  69. 2020 Thursday B: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,652.33, DOWN 353.51 points (-1.31%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,461.42, DOWN 244.71 points (-2.29%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,235.66, DOWN 40.36 points (-1.23%).  Price of GOLD: $1,887.10 per troy oz., -2.90 (-0.15%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $22.86 per troy oz., -0.123 (-0.54%).  Price of PLATINUM: $956.60 per troy oz., -7.20 (-0.75%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.92 per #, -0.016 (-0.54%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $41.17, +0.10 (+0.24%).  The markets were down because for the first time since the pandemic from communist China hit back in March, unemployment numbers rose to 1.4 million new claims bringing the number of unemployed Americans to around 32 million.
  70. 2020 Thursday C: Today is the 56th straight day of rioting and protests in the city of Portland, Oregon.  Mayor Ted Wheeler, Democrat, says federal law enforcement is responsible for the rioting when in truth, it’s the ambivalence of the mayor and his city council that bears full responsibility for the mayhem occurring in those once beautiful city’s streets.  The previous night, in a despicable act of virtue-signaling, the mayor went out on the streets to participate in the riots and the agitators threw garbage at him and told him to resign.  He suffered two bouts of teargassing before his security people removed him from the streets to safety.   Arrest the mayor, mow down the Antifa thugs.  Bring sanity back NOW!  Meanwhile, national polling averages give “Pro-China Joe” Biden a 15-point lead over President Donald J. Trump.  According to Democrats, Trump is ‘toast’ and might as well resign and go home NOW.
  71. 2020 Thursday D: On the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Sandy Cortez, aka Baby Evita, aka the Fly, Democratic-Socialist, blubbered about comments made by Florida GOP Rep. Ted Yoho in which he called the dingbat far-left socialist a “F**king bitch.”  Well, she is a F**king Bitch and needs to be beaten in November.
  72. 2021 Friday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 193,839,633 confirmed cases, +473,584, 4,157,261 confirmed deaths, +6,613 and 175,978,128 confirmed recoveries, +273,982.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,269,664 confirmed cases, UP 51,070 from yesterday’s reporting, 626,586 confirmed deaths, UP 414, [vii] and 29,478,173 confirmed recoveries, UP 16,646.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [viii]  
  73. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 308,144 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 95,934 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  74. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,893,078 confirmed cases, 64,211 confirmed deaths, and 2,087,819 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,511,084 confirmed cases, 38,714 confirmed deaths, and 2,275,249 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 39,892 confirmed cases, 527 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 467,324 confirmed cases, 6,116 confirmed deaths, and 229,145 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New Jersey: they have 1,032,255 confirmed cases, 26,568 confirmed deaths, and 989,451 confirmed recoveries. [ix]    
  75. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 857,977 confirmed cases, 6,457 confirmed deaths, and 841,354 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Djibouti, 156th country on the list: 11,634 cases of the virus, 155 confirmed deaths and 11,466 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  76. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,823.55, UP 238.20 points (+0.68%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,836.99, UP 152.39 points (+1.04%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,411.79, UP 44.31 points (+1.01%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.17 per barrel, +0.10 (+0.42%).  The price of GOLD is $1,802.10 per troy oz., +0.30 (+0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $25.24 per troy ounce, +0.01 (+0.03%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,059.10 per troy oz, -2.30 (-0.22%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, +0.05 (+1.25%).[xi]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,672.34 per troy oz, -45.56 (-1.68%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $720,000.00 per troy oz., -5,000.00 (-0.69%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,507.25 per troy oz., +41.25 (+1.67%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.04.     In Daish Krone, one greenback equals 6.32 and in Djiboutian Franc, a buck equal 177.50 and in Dominican Peso, one dollar equals 56.94 of theirs. [xiv]        
  77. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.321 per gallon, $2.971 in Florida, $4.089 in Hawaii, and $3.836 in Washington state. [xv]    Let’s look at one other location- District of Columbia: $3.245.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Costa Rica: $4.483 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,556,382,310,872 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after France, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Norway with $88 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  78. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 122 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border separating the United States from barbarism and her 28th day since she ‘visited the border’ on her one and only photo op trip.  Joe Biden- strip this gibbering jackal, this shrieking night bird, this howling jackanapes, this screeching forest orangutan, Willie Brown’s mattress, and send her home to spend more time with her family.  She is a failure in everything she does.  Meanwhile, construction restarted on the border wall in Texas as Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, got the project going again using taxpayer dollars and donations to do what must be done: defending the United States from the massive numbers of illegals trying to storm our country.
  79. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Here are the numbers as compiled by One America News for the absolute catastrophe occurring along our southern border.  First, here is the cost for caring for the millions of illegal vermin crossing the border: $525,583,584 just this day.  Second, here is the cost of caring for the castoff Third World dregs this year: $222.992,384,576.  Next, here is the number estimated to have crossed the southern border this year: 2,285,483.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate of the numbers of illegals sucking away at the taxpayers’-tired teats: 36,285,484. [xviii]  As everyone should know, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has been around since early 2009 and back then, we estimated the numbers of illegals within the United States then as between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the honest-to-God numbers are closer to 75-100 million.  This is insane and no country can withstand a tidal wave of illegal aliens as we now are.  Round ‘em up along with whatever children the scum have fathered or given birth to here, put them in tent prison camps in the Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and Texas deserts, and when air transport, derelict freighters, buses, cattle cars, and any other type of transportation arises, get them the hell out of here.  NOW.
  80. 2021 Friday H: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– A Gallup poll says that 31-percent of ALL Americans want immigration decreased.  We think that immigration must be curtailed as it was early in the previous century as we do not need a tidal wave of ignorant, permanent lower-class dependents sucking away at the teats of the American taxpayers.  Build the f**king wall and deport them all.   Meanwhile, Rep. Mike Johnson, R-LA 4th CD, is demanding answers for WHY a large number of Haitians allowed to enter the U.S. via the southern border were dumped all over the state with no advance warning to local authorities.
  81. 2021 Friday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Chi-Com bigwig, a man who fashions himself as the global dictator, Xi Jinping and his corrupt, evil regime have slapped sanctions on former U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and five others after the Biden regime issued an advisory warning U.S. business of the risks of doing business in Hong Kong.  Meanwhile, reports suggest that the United States is doing what it should have done prior to the withdrawal from Afghanistan and that is launching air-and-drone strikes against weapons captured by the Taliban that we left behind as well as on Taliban targets, too.  Good.  Use neutron bombs, irradiate these barbarous scumbags.
  82. 2021 Friday J: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden continues taking heat for his irresponsible comments on Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines.  The senile old fool says that if you get vaccinated you ‘won’t get sick, you won’t be hospitalized, and most of all, you won’t die.’  Joe, what the hell have you been smoking you old fool?  Add to Joe’s woes over his ludicrous comments regarding inflation and we see an ‘administration’ on the cusp of going down the crapper faster than Jimmy Carter’s.   The country needs deliverance from this insanity.  Can’t Barack Hussein Obama do a better job as the “Cho-Mo Joe whisperer’ than what he’s presently doing?
  83. 2021 Friday K: Joe Biden Regime News I– The regime White House says it has the ‘highest ethical standards of ANY White House in U.S. history’ even as a growing cacophony of the American people question drug-addled Hunter Biden’s ‘private art sales.’  Who is buying his ‘13th Floor Elevators album covers-style artworks’ and how much are they paying for this psychedelic crap?  The man is NOT an artist, he is little more than a dope head with predilections for young children like his father, regime leader Joe Biden.  In other Biden regime news, when asked by a reporter as to numbers inside the White House afflicted by the ‘VID, Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki responded with: “Why do you need to know the numbers?”  Speaking of “Circle Back” Psaki, she also guaranteed White House reporters that ethics safeguards are now in place to make sure Hunter Biden is not selling his artworks to America’s enemies to open a back channel to the voice in his feeble father’s ear.
  84. 2021 Friday L: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– After the Major League Baseball 2021 Season concludes, the fabled Cleveland Indians have announced that in order to appease the WOKIES going berserk on social media, they are going to change their name to- get this- the Cleveland Guardians which sounds much like a DEFENSIVE name, not an OFFENSIVE one.  If it makes you feel better, then go for it but we hope the Atlanta Braves and the Kansas City Chiefs keep their names.  President Donald J. Trump had to add his two cents to the conservation and called the name change a ‘big disgrace.’  Amen.    
  85. : Whacked-Out News of the Day– Meanwhile, Tennessee’s state house removed the bust of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest and sent it God knows where.  The bust was installed back in 1979.  The man was the creator of the Ku Klux Klan; however, destroying history is foolish because in so doing, the lessons the next generation can learn disappear, possibly to be repeated again at some point in the future.   Curiously, the busts of two famous U.S. Admirals- David Farragut and Albert Gleaves- so as NOT to hurt the feelings of the Forrest bust.  There is NO other explanation as to WHY one would remove two U.S. heroes.
  86. 2021 Friday N: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Jason Sengheiser blasted the St. Louis prosecutors office over the dismissals of murder charges against three separate defendants.   The judge accused the office of Kim Gardner of shirking its duty of protecting the community from violent thugs.  What the hell is wrong with these people?   In other despicable news, President Donald J. Trump’s former inaugural chairman Tom Barrack walked out of jail today on a $250 million bond.  A $250 million bond.  What is this, a banana republic?  Flamin’ crap, folks, the country is falling into the abyss.
  87. 2021 Friday O: U.S. House of Representatives News I– The House Freedom Caucus is pushing House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd CD to employ a House rule that would allow the lower chamber to boot Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the rapidly deteriorating fascist dictator out of the speakership and onto her butt.  In a letter to the senior GOP leader in the House, they wrote: “We, the House Freedom Caucus, respectfully request that you pursue the authorization of the House Republican Conference, pursuant to Conference rules, to file and bring up a privileged motion by July 31, 2021, to vacate the chair and end Nancy Pelosi’s authoritarian reign as Speaker of the House.  Rule IX, Clause 3 of the Rules of the House of Representatives for the One Hundred Seventeenth Congress requires that ‘A resolution causing a vacancy in the Office of Speaker shall not be privileged except if offered by direction of a party caucus or conference.”  The fact that Speaker Mumbles booted two of Leader McCarthy’s picks from her sham January 06, 2021, Select Committee caused Leader McCarthy to say that in the ‘history of the House, this has never happened before.’  He pulled his remaining picks and the lemon-sucking speaker said ‘good’ and is going to run her ersatz committee with skunks such as Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY At-Large district, and Rep. Adam “Kiss Ass” Kinzinger, RINO-IL 16th CD, as ‘representatives of the GOP.’  Leader McCarthy, we hope you will act on the Freedom Caucus’ letter.
  88. 2021 Friday P: Federal and State Court News– Finally!  A federal appellate court finds the CDC moratorium on evictions is ‘unconstitutional’ which is good news for landlords as they have bills to pay, too.
  89. 2021 Friday Q: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1679 what with a $140 million jackpot on the line: 13, 17, 19, 40, 69 and Mega 17.  Out of 63,207 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $8,638 apiece.
  90. 2022 Saturday: This past Tuesday, the dingleberry Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez- AOC- and her good buds, Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar were arrested in front of the United States Supreme Court for blocking traffic.  Others of their ilk underwent ‘arrest,’ too, what with magic handcuffs behind their backs.  What a bullshit show.  Can we please remove these dimwitted skanks from office in November?  Besides, the ‘big booty Latina’s’ rear-end is the product of a Brazilian butt lift, it ain’t real just like her and her ’fiancé’ is little more than a suck-up punk.   One has to love Alex Stein, the comedian, the man is hilarious.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0900 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Ball at the Fairy Fountain.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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By now, one must be growing fatigued by the amount of Beach Boys’ compilation albums but folks, it is what it is.  The album we have for you today is “Classics Selected by Brian Wilson,” released on July 02, 2002.  This effort includes 19 Beach Boys tracks plus one unreleased tune from 1970 recorded by Brian Wilson and an alternate group of musicians.  Folks, everyone understands that in order to sell more vinyl, additional tidbits and joyful nuggets must be included and thus we have this album.  Seek it out wherever you shop for the best in music and see if it’s right for you.  Included here are (1) “Surfer Girl” (2) “The Warmth of the Sun” (3) “I Get Around” (4) “Don’t Worry Baby” (5) “In My Room” (6) “California Girls” (7) “God Only Knows” (8) “Caroline No” (9) “Good Vibrations” (10) “Wonderful” (11) “Heroes and Villains” (12) “Surf’s Up” (13) “Busy Doin’ Nothing” (14) “We’re Together Again” (15) “Time to Get Alone” (16) “This Whole World” (17) “Marcella” (18) “Sail On Sailor” (19) “Till I Die” and the aforementioned Brian Wilson, non-Beach Boys tune, (20) “California Feelin’.”  Friends, we definitely hope you will seek this one out and to make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- we think you will be glad you did.

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

[ii] We presented the music of Roxy Music at the secondary blog and hope to do it at the main blog sometime within the next 3 years. At the secondary blog, we began promoting the music of this famed British band as well as of Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay, and Phil Manzanera beginning on Wednesday, September 07, 2016, through several successive months.  We hope you will seek them out.

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

[iv] We will present the music of Chicago sometime in 2030 so we hope you will remain with us until then.

[v] Not sure when Guns ‘n’ Roses is coming but we hope we will still be alive and will get around to sharing them with the world. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0899 a 36” x 48” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Desert Lights.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

198. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2022

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, (or Oklahoma City), and Honolulu, Hawaii?

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SUMMER SESSION 2022

DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 117

LET ME SAY WHAT OTHER DEMOCRATS WON’T (BUT HOPE FOR): CAN WE BRING PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP BACK TO THE WHITE HOUSE?  NOW?

198. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2022:

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. 1048 Monday: The reign of the 150th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict IX ends on this date.  He first assumed his pontifical duties on November 08, 1047, and over the subsequent 252 days would guide his flock on its journey to commune with Jesus Christ.  His successor- Pope Damasus II would begin today and continue until August 09 of this year.
  4. 1212 Tuesday: In the Spanish Crusade, Christian armies destroy the Muslim armies.  Some Muslims throw down their swords and beg for mercy while others scurry away like the vermin they are.  Either way, the victorious Christians put all of them to the sword.  
  5. 1453 Sunday: At Castillon, France, the 100 Years’ War ends as the French destroy the British armies.
  6. 1549 Sunday: The citizens of Ghent, Belgium, expel their Jewish inhabitants.
  7. 1744 Friday: Elbridge Gerry—future fifth vice president of the United States March 04, 1813, to November 23, 1814, Democratic-Republican, and who died in office—is born on this date Marblehead, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British America.
  8. 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 December 10, 1795, to May 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 January 02, 1795, to December 10, 1795.
  9. 1815 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte surrenders to the British at Rochefort, France.  From here, he will go off into exile.  For good.
  10. 1821 Tuesday: Spain ceded Florida to the United States.
  11. 1841 Saturday: The British satirical magazine, “Punch,” first undergoes publication.
  12. 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.  
  13. 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.
  14. 1867 Wednesday: In Boston, Harvard University established the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, the first dental school in the United States.
  15. 1868 Friday: The 29th U.S. Attorney General William M. Evarts assumed his position on this date.  First a Whig and 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 1917 Tuesday: The British royal family adopts the Windsor name.  No more Germanic titles, awards, or designations. 
  18. 1918 Wednesday: Czar Nicholas II and his family were executed by the Bolsheviks.  Murdered in an extremely brutal fashion, the communists demonstrated exactly who and what they are: scum of the Earth.  Remember: the ONLY GOOD COMMUNIST is a DEAD COMMUNIST.  Period.
  19. 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.
  20. 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 when he defeats the communist scum a few years later.  Franco was celebrated as a hero for decades, until socialism began blossoming across Europe once again like the noxious weed that it is.  
  21. 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.”
  22. 1939 Monday: Spencer Davis, future guitarist, and leader of the Spencer Davis Group[i], was born in Swansea, England, on this date.   
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 1943 Saturday: The RAF bombs the German rocket base at Peenemunde on the North Sea.  Here, the Luftwaffe was testing its rocket systems with which to crush the Western Allies.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.”
  28. 1946 Wednesday: Chinese communists open a drive against the Nationalist army on the Yangtze River.  The Nationalist Chinese were freedom-loving people whereas the communists are the most atrocious scum on the planet.  The United States should have nuked them back then.  World would have been a much better place had they.
  29. 1949 Sunday: Future bassist with the British rock band, Black Sabbath[iii], Geezer Butler, is born in in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  30. 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.  
  31. 1955 Sunday: Disneyland had its opening day in Anaheim, California. 
  32. 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.
  33. 1961 Monday: Baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb died in Atlanta at age 74.
  34. 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.
  35. 1967 Monday: At Forest Hills, New York, the Monkees[iv] perform with Jimi Hendrix[v] as the opening act. 
  36. 1968 Wednesday: The Beatles[vi] animated film, “Yellow Submarine,” premieres in London, England.
  37. 1974 Wednesday: Baseball Hall of Famer Jay Hanna “Dizzy” Dean, 64, died in Reno, Nevada.
  38. 1975 Thursday: An Apollo Spacecraft linked up with a Soyuz Spacecraft in orbit, the first superpower linkup of its kind.     
  39. 1979 Tuesday: Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza flees to Miami, Florida.
  40. 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.
  41. 1983 Sunday: In the first USFL championship game, the Michigan Panthers beat the Philadelphia Stars 24-22.
  42. 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.
  43. 1987 Friday: Lt. Colonel Oliver North and Rear Admiral John Poindexter begin testifying to Congress at the Iran-Contra hearings.
  44. 1990 Tuesday: During Saddam Hussein’s Revolutionary Day speech, he claims that Kuwait stole Iraqi oil by slant drilling into their oil fields.
  45. 1994 Sunday: Brazil beats Italy in a shootout to win its fourth World Cup Soccer title.
  46. 1995 Monday: The NASDAQ composite stock index rises above 1,000 for the first time in trading history.
  47. 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.  
  48. 1997 Thursday: After 117 years, the Woolworth Corp. closed its last 400 stores.
  49. 1998 Friday: After 80 years of lying in a mass grave, Russia buries the remains of Czar Nicholas II and his family.
  50. 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. 
  51. 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. 
  52. 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?
  53. 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.  
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. 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 civil rights claim regarding the death of Mr. Garner. 
  57. 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).
  58. 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].
  59. 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.
  60. 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, (or Oklahoma City), and Honolulu, Hawaii?  
  61. 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.
  62. 2020 Friday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 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).   
  63. 2020 Friday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-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.   
  64. 2020 Friday B: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals- 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%).
  65. 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.   
  66. 2020 Friday D: Rep. John Lewis died today, a victim of pancreatic carcinoma.  A famed warrior for civil rights, he served as Georgia’s 5th District Rep. since entering the House of Representatives in 1987.   He was 80 when he passed.  God bless you, Rep. Lewis!
  67. 2021 Saturday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 190,257,296 confirmed cases, +530,937, 4,099,071 confirmed deaths, +7,820 and 173,837,151 confirmed recoveries, +365,644.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,953,937 confirmed cases, UP 116,786 from yesterday’s reporting, 624,715 confirmed deaths, UP 115, [x] and 29,369,181 confirmed recoveries, UP 11,463.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xi]  
  68. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 306,355 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 97,723 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  69. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,858,966 confirmed cases, 64,092 confirmed deaths, and 2,080,914 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,452,161 confirmed cases, 38,395 confirmed deaths, and 2,261,240 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 39,090 confirmed cases, 523 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 461,693 confirmed cases, 6,095 confirmed deaths, and 228,491 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Texas: they have 3,039,886 confirmed cases, 52,985 confirmed deaths, and 2,918,268 confirmed recoveries. [xii]    
  70. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 850,968 confirmed cases, 6,446 confirmed deaths, and 837,944 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Bahamas, 151st country on the list: 13,404 cases of the virus, 273 confirmed deaths and 12,066 confirmed recoveries. [xiii]     
  71. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,687.85, DOWN 299.17 points (-0.86%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,427.24, DOWN 115.90 points (-0.86%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,327.16, DOWN 32.87 points (-0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.45 per barrel, -0.36 (-0.50%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -2.50 (-0.14%) while the price of SILVER is $25.70 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.37%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,101.10 per troy oz, -7.40 (-0.67%) while the price of COPPER is $4.31 per pound, -0.02 (-0.39%).[xiv]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,630.91 per troy oz, -100.16 (-3.67%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $19,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (+0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $665,000.00 per troy oz., +10,000.00 (+1.53%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,487.75 per troy oz., -22.75 (-0.91%). [xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Brazilian Real, one greenback equals 5.11 and in Brunei Dollar, a buck equals 1.36 and in Bulgarian Lev, one dollar equals 1.66 of theirs.[xvii]        
  72. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.320 per gallon, $2.995 in Florida, $4.079 in Hawaii, and $3.837 in Washington state. [xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Alaska: $3.637.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Thailand: $4.326 per U.S. Gallon.[xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,534,011,836,023 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Cayman Islands, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is India with $216 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  73. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 116 for the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of our southern border and to have done nothing- we repeat, NOTHING- about it.  It’s also her 22nd day since her one and only visit and she has yet to return.  Loser.  Next, here are the numbers as presented by One America News regarding the appalling cost of caring for the Third World’s garbage as well as the shocking numbers- albeit on the conservative side- of how many are running free in the country.  First, (1) Cost this Day of caring for Illegal Aliens: $759,475,072. (2) Cost this Year of caring for the frigging illegal aliens: $216,649,924,608.  Next, (3) Number of Illegals who have crossed into the United States this year: 2,220,488.  Finally, (4) Total Number of Illegal Aliens estimated to be in the United States: 36,220,488.  Since our blog site began back in the spring of 2009, we estimated the number of illegals in the U.S. at the time as being between 35-50 million whereas 12 years later, we believe the number is closer to 75-100 million and growing like lice on homeless illegals. This must stop and the American people must be the ones to stop it.
  74. 2021 Saturday G: 2020 Election Audit– President Donald J. Trump says that the audit in Arizona shows that enough election fraud occurred in the Copper State to overturn the 2020 Presidential Election.  Amen.
  75. 2021 Saturday H: Sports News I– In Game Five of the 2021 NBA Finals, the Milwaukee Bucks took the lead in the series 3-2 by beating the Phoenix Suns 123-119.  They went into Phoenix and delivered a massive punch to the home team.  The next game- Game 6- will be in Milwaukee on Tuesday night.   IF there is a Game 7, it will be in Phoenix on Thursday night.
  76. 2021 Saturday I: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3578 in the Golden State with an $8 million pot on the line: 01, 39, 41, 46, 47, and Mega 23.  Out of 85,505 winning tickets, the highest winners were 12 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,281 apiece.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #864 with a $161 million pot up for grabs: 15, 22, 38, 54, 66, and Powerball 03.   Out of 67,475 winning tickets in the Golden State, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $36,441.
  77. 2022 Sunday: 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. 

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

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

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

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

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

[xv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

177. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2022

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.

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177. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2022:

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; Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ray Lyman Wilbur; 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 the 81st Roman Catholic Pope on this date.  He would serve as the Vicar of Christ from today until May 08, 685. 
  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 October 17, 1862, to March 03, 1883, and 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 March 05, 1861, to January 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. 1949 Sunday: In Stanford, California, the former 31st U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ray Lyman Wilbur died at age 74.  A Republican, he served under President Herbert Hoover from March 05, 1929, to March 04, 1933.
  28. 1950 Monday: President Harry S. Truman authorized the Air Force and Navy to enter the Korean Conflict.
  29. 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.
  30. 1958 Thursday: Future 5.5th U.S. Acting Secretary of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke is born on this date.  A Republican, Secretary Duke served under President Donald J. Trump from July 31, 2017, to December 06, 2017.
  31. 1959 Friday: President David D. Eisenhower and Queen Elizabeth open the St. Lawrence Seaway to ocean-going traffic.   Meanwhile, at New York’s Yankee Stadium, Swedish boxer Ingemar Johansson, aka the Hammer of Thor, knocked out Floyd Patterson at the 2:03 minute mark of the third round of their scheduled 15-round championship match to win the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight titles of the world.  With the loss, Patterson’s record went to 35-2 while that of the new champion went to 22-0.
  32. 1960 Sunday: Britain grants British Somaliland its independence; Italian Somaliland demands its independence from Italy.
  33. 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).
  34. 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.
  35. 1972 Monday: The IRA declares it will resist the British in Northern Ireland.
  36. 1973 Tuesday: Former White House counsel John W. Dean told the Senate Watergate Committee about an “enemies list” kept by the Nixon White House.
  37. 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.
  38. 1977 Sunday: Elvis Presley[iv] performs in Indianapolis, in what would become the final concert of his life.
  39. 1979 Tuesday: Muhammad Ali declares his third retirement from boxing is ‘final.’
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 1992 Friday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that airports can band the solicitation of funds on their premises.
  43. 1993 Saturday: President Bill Clinton authorizes a strike on the Iraqi Secret Service headquarters in Baghdad.
  44. 1995 Monday: An assassination attempt on the life of Hosni Mubarak takes place in Egypt; he escapes unharmed.
  45. 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.
  46. 2000 Monday: Rival scientific teams complete the first rough map of the human genetic code.
  47. 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.  Do 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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).
  51. 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).
  52. 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.
  53. 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.
  54. 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?
  55. 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.
  56. 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).
  57. 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.
  58. 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.
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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. 
  62. 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.
  63. 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.
  64. 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?
  65. 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.
  66. 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. 
  67. 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 Rep. Eleanor Norton Holmes- as a voting member- as well as surround the White House with angry mobs.  California Rep. 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.
  68. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 181,546,318 confirmed cases, +542,668, 3,932,741  confirmed deaths, +11,912 and 166,073,285 confirmed recoveries, +44,093.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,490,134 confirmed cases, UP 17,402 from yesterday’s reporting, 619,343 confirmed deaths, UP 408,[v] and 28,912,906 confirmed recoveries, UP 26,202.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  69. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden To Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 301,437 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 158,212 deaths  
  70. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,815,503 confirmed cases, 63,568 confirmed deaths, and 2,072,436 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,367,296 confirmed cases, 37,772 confirmed deaths, and 2,179,663 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,596 confirmed cases, 515 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 452,235 confirmed cases, 5,949 confirmed deaths, and 225,533 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Montana: they have 113,529 confirmed cases, 1,662 confirmed deaths, and 111,406 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  71. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 840,823 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,237 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Gabon, 129th country on the list: 24,984 cases of the virus, 159 confirmed deaths and 24,958 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  72. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,433.84, UP 237.02 points (+0.69%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,360.39, DOWN 9.32 points (-0.065%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,280.70, UP 14.21 points (+0.33%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $74.00 per barrel, -0.05 (-0.07%).  The price of GOLD is $1,781.80 per troy oz., +4.00 (+0.22%) while the price of SILVER is $26.19 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.39%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,108.20 per troy oz, +4.60 (+0.42%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, -0.02 (-0.37%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,637.10 per troy oz, -3.16 (-0.12%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $19,250.00 per troy oz., -500.00 (-2.53%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $582,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.43%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.81.     In Polish Zloty, one greenback equals 3.78 and in Pound Sterling, a buck equals 0.72 and in Qatari Rial, one dollar equals 3.64 of theirs.[xii]        
  73. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.268 per gallon, $2.939 in Florida, $4.004 in Hawaii, and $3.711 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Nevada: $3.707.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Cambodia: $3.946 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,453,093,083,972 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Netherlands, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Israel with $49 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xvi]
  74. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I–  Okay, we have rolled the day counter back on ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris seeing as how she forced herself to make an appearance yesterday at the El Paso Sector on the southern border.  Today is Day No. 1 in which, she has not shown up on the job.  By our count, today is Day No. 95 in which, she has been placed in charge by Joe Biden’s earpiece of solving the border crisis.  (Note- minefields would do one hell of a job as would rattlesnakes and alligators).  Anyhow, here are the stats regarding illegal alien numbers and cost of caring for them as compiled and released by One America News: (1) Cost this Day of caring for the illegal aliens: $526,585,632.  (2) Cost this Year of caring for these illegal aliens: $193,403,338,752.  Next, number of illegal aliens who either swam the Rio Grande or climbed the fence (or overstayed their visas): 1,982,229.  Finally, (4) estimated total number of illegal aliens running amok in the country: 35,982,228.  (Note- as we say every day, since the inception of this bold, culinary professional-run blog- back in 2009- we have said the numbers were 35-50 million wet—-s back then whereas now, we believe the numbers are between 75-100 million.  Too damned many!)  (OAN cited sources- Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  75. 2021 Saturday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– The El Paso, Texas, holding pens for illegal alien minors is under close scrutiny over the reports of sexual abuse including rapes, violence, and other negative societal behaviors going on between the inmates there.  Shame.  Where’s “Kooky Kamala” Harris when you need her to actually do some work?  Speaking of the disaster, a new Harvard poll says that ’80-percent of Americans view the southern border as an out-and-out disaster, a calamity, a catastrophe.’  Amen.
  76. 2021 Saturday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– John “Perpetual Wars” Bolton says the change in government in Israel may give the slobberer-in-chief, “Cho-Mo Joe” Biden an out on the U.S. returning to the Iran nuclear deal.  Regarding Iran, there are reports that the senile usurper may lift the U.S. sanctions from mass-murderer and crazed jihadist, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.  Wow.  Is that what Barack Hussein Obama is saying in your earpiece?
  77. 2021 Saturday I: Health and Medical Alerts– Republican senators are urging the CDC to end mask mandates for all public transportation.   In other healthcare news, Johnson & Johnson settles its portion of the opioid crises cases with a $230 million payout. 
  78. 2021 Saturday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Two cities in Vermont have allowed illegal aliens the right to vote in local elections which means they will be voting in ALL elections.  It is what it is.  Elsewhere, the Arizona 2020 election audit wraps up with the report coming out sometime next month.  Democrats’ teeth are chattering in fear.  In other elections/voting news, former Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga 9th congressional district, says that the ‘Biden regime’s DOJ is going after the Peach State’s new election laws because they failed in pushing through their H.R. 1 / S. 1, aka the “For the People Act,” aka “The John Lewis Voting Rights Act” or whatever crap they are calling it today.  Sounds about right.
  79. 2021 Saturday K: Political News I– A pair of Capitol Hill police officers- one of them a tatted-up freak-o-zoid- met with Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd to discuss their trauma from the Democrat Party’s FALSE FLAG OPERATION on January 06, 2021.  These flipping losers believe the entire Capitol Hill Police Department deserves a medal for this ginned-up ersatz action instigated by Antifa and Black Lives Matter.  (Note- whatever happened to codes of professionalism?  Since when do we have a member of law enforcement with tats up and down the sides of their necks, tats no one we know can identify?  This crap would not have flown even a decade ago).
  80. 2021 Saturday L: Political News II–  Former Acting Customs and Border Patrol Commissioner Mark Morgan told Newsmax that ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ ‘border visit’ was all ‘optics,’ a ‘photo op.’  He said that were it a serious visit, it would have been to ground zero where the waves of illegal aliens crash onto the shore around the clock: the Rio Grande Valley.  That’s where one goes to see the honest-to-God border insanity.  Speaking of the border calamity, Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-TX 28th congressional district, says that the CBP needs resources, not ‘pats on the back.’  (Hint-hint- that means YOU, “Kooky Kamala”).  
  81. 2021 Saturday M: Political News III– Speaking of “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka “Willie Brown’s Mattress,” says that “EXTREME PROGRESS” has been made on the southern border meaning NONE has been made, it’s wide open.  She continues blaming President Donald J. Trump for the disaster befalling the border which anyone with half-a-brain or more knows is BULLS**T.  Trump handed the Biden regime a quiet border and had the goober in the White House continued building the wall and enforcing the laws, the border would be even better.   (Note- President Trump said it today, ‘the Biden regime is a complete and total disaster’- “I told you so.”  Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says that when it comes to being the ‘border czar,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris is the “GREAT PRETENDER.”  No matter what she says or does, the GOP continues lambasting the extremely unpopular, sleep-her-way-to-the-top, failed politician.
  82. 2021 Saturday N: Political News IV– Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, is going to speak at the state’s GOP convention.  In other political news, famed legal scholar and professor, Dr. Alan Dershowitz says that ‘Rudy Giuliani- America’s mayor- was denied due process and the loss of his law license in New York state simply won’t be upheld in the courts.’  Awesome.   In other news, Rep. Jim Banks, R-IN 3rd congressional district, says that MOST Americans disagree with Criminal Race Theory- uh, ‘Critical Race Theory.’  Amen to this, too.  Elsewhere, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, brought his FREEDOM TOUR to Charlotte, North Carolina, today.  You can smell freedom in the air, folks.  Meanwhile- and this interesting so pay note- Democrats are backing off DEFUND THE POLICE going into 2022 as it’s a nonstarter for most Americans. 
  83. 2021 Saturday O: Political News V– Democrats continue their war on sensible, common-sense Trump-era regulations by trying to topple as many of them as they can.  Meanwhile, Rep. Byron Donalds, R-FL 19th congressional district, continues pushing members of the ultra-left-wing, anti-black conservative group.  These flipping hacks and losers won’t allow anyone who does not espouse their bigoted, racist insanity into their group.  (Note- Rep. Donalds- how about forming the CONSERVATIVE BLACK CAUCUS?)  Elsewhere, George Floyd’s brother committed a cardinal sin to the leftists and said that “ALL LIVES MATTER.”  Finally, Missouri’s state senate approves a bill that ends a showdown on abortion in the state.
  84. 2021 Saturday P: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– The suspected shooter in a horrible crime that occurred in the Bronx several days back in which, a lone gunman fired multiple shots while dancing around the intended victim.  The reason for the dancing was because the victim’s young siblings were trying to shield his body from the gangbanging thug that appeared to fire off an entire magazine of rounds.  Where is drooling Joe Biden on this intolerable crime?  (Note- Joe’s down in the basement playing pocket pool).  Elsewhere, in the always-peaceful metropolis of Portland, Oregon, (yeah, right) riots break out follow an officer-involved shooting.
  85. 2021 Saturday Q: Weather News I– The U.S. is bracing for a record heat wave and Seattle, Washington, reports its hottest day on record- ever.  Oh, the Green New Deal losers are going to be screeching like the banshees they are.  (Note- folks, it’s summertime.  If we had plentiful energy and the Democrats didn’t squander our water resources, everything would be fine).   Meanwhile, thanks to the ongoing drought in the Golden State- one easily fixed by the Democrats- the Golden State is having a banner year with rattlesnakes pouring out of their cubbyholes, crevices, and woodpiles.
  86. 2021 Saturday R: Natural Disasters– A 2.6-magnitude earthquake hit Woodlawn, Maryland, early this morning.  No reports of injuries or property damage.  Maryland seems an odd place for earthquakes. 
  87. 2021 Saturday S: Human-Caused Disasters– Following the collapse of one-half of a 12-story condominium in Surfside, Florida, early Thursday morning, “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis has given Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett a brief time to determine whether residents in the remaining upright portion of the building should evacuate.  New reports suggest that the building back in 2018 saw an engineering report suggesting structural damage that needed to be fixed.  The building is about 40 years old and has been reportedly sinking 2-3 centimeters per year.  Not good.  (Note- if we lived in the building and didn’t disappear in the collapse, we would vacate the place as of yesterday).
  88. : Religion News– The U.S. Catholic bishops show their spinelessness (and the fact that they lean way far left) as they could not arrive at a policy of denying Holy Communion to Pro-Death politicians such as dribbling Joe Biden and others of his ilk.  (Note- they are afraid of losing their tax-exempt status which in our view is even worse than being craven leftists).
  89. 2021 Saturday U: NASA, Space, and UFO News– The Pentagon report on UFOs says that ‘yes, indeed they are real’ and that ‘we know little to nothing about them.’  Not very comforting but this is the most they have ever honestly said on the subject so we should be grateful, we guess.
  90. 2021 Saturday V: Moron News I– At the infamous Philly naked bike ride, participants are required to wear…MASKS.  Go figure.
  91. 2021 Saturday W: Fake News I– We learned today that FALSE FLAG OPERATIONS continue.  Two newly erected statues of George Floyd, one in New York and one in New Jersey, were spray-painted and tagged with EVIL WHITE SUPREMACIST SAYINGS.  Yeah, right, what a load of crap.  This crap will go on and imbeciles in the Biden regime and Democratic Party will continue braying like the sheeple they are of the dangers of ‘white supremacism,’ blah, blah, blah.  Anyhow, the NYC Hate Crimes Division is investigating these scurrilous scalawags.  Friends, this is a classic case of FAKE NEWS, a ginned-up bunch of crap.  Let’s get this straight- the statues are white and someone threw black paint on them.  The group that supposedly did this- Patriot Front- sounds like crap created by the liberals.  Pay NO attention but hey- other statues are defaced and torn down so why not ones dedicated to a low-level, POS, loser like Mr. Floyd?  It is what it is.
  92. 2021 Saturday X: California State News– Isn’t it amazing how this always works out?  Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom suddenly produces $5.2 billion to pay back rents for everyone requiring help with their rents due to the Chi-Com virus.  The POS loser is facing a recall election in a few months and now like a good magician, he’s able to pull some rabbits out of his hat.  (Note- he is still going to be voted out of office as everyone hates them).
  93. 2021 Saturday Y: Louisiana State News– Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has vetoed Senate Bill 118 that would permit concealed carry of firearms sans any type of permit.  Keep working at it, Louisianans.
  94. 2021 Saturday Z: Sports News I– After a devastating crash at the Tour d’ France, race organizers are urging spectators to use precautions.
  95. 2021 Saturday AA: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3572 with a $59 million jackpot on the line: 11, 19, 24, 32, 44, and Mega 04.  Out of 141,401 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $24,716.  The winning tickets were sold in (1) Chevron in Eureka, CA 95501 and (2) 7-Eleven in El Cajon, CA 92021.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #858 with an $88 million pot on the line: 08, 31, 39, 43, 60, and Powerball 17.  Out of 48,877 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $26,989.
  96. 2022 Sunday: Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0873 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sundown Time.”  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 Beach Boys released four-LP retrospective album, “The Complete Beach Boys- 50 Greatest Hits” on May 01, 1990, this one looking further back into the group’s vast discography, compiling tunes from start to present.  Fans get the bang for their buck what with 50 tunes here on this album, all of which are extremely enjoyable.  The wonderful thing about vinyl recordings is this: you hear the music in which, it was meant to be heard.  You get all the little imperfections, the snaps, the pops, the peeps, it’s all here and if you have a phonograph- remember slobbering Joe Biden says you should leave one on for the little tikes, you hear the music the way in which it was.   If you love this band as much as we love it, you will love this album so folks, we hope you seek it out at your favorite haunt for nothing but the best in music- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] See author Nicolas Bethell of Time-Life Books: “Russia Besieged.” (1977) NYC p. 69.

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

[iii] Not sure when we will begin doing the music of the Clash but when we do, we will attempt to do other bands of the era.

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

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

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

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

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

[x] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

176. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2022

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. Several of Custer’s relatives died in the massacre along with him. Among the slain was younger brothers, Tom Custer and Boston Custer, nephew Henry Armstrong Reed, and brother-in-law, James Calhoun, husband of Custer’s sister, Margaret.

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176. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2022:

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. Secretaries of the Treasury Roger B. Taney and John Wesley Snyder; 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: The reign of the 21st Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Cornelius, ended today.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on March 06, 251.  That of his successor- St. Lucius I- begins his reign as the 22nd Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide all of Christendom from today until March 05, 254.
  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. 1861 Wednesday: The reign of the 31st Ottoman Turkish Sultan (and Caliph of ALL Sunni Islam) Abdulmejid I ends on this date.  He first became the protector of the faithful on July 31, 1839.  His successor- the 32nd Sultan Abdulaziz- begins today and would continue until May 30, 1876.
  7. 1863 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln replaces General Hooker with General George Meade to form a more aggressive army command.
  8. 1867 Tuesday: Lucien B. Smith patented the first barbed wire.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.  Several of Custer’s relatives died in the massacre along with him.   Among the slain was younger brothers, Tom Custer and Boston Custer, nephew Henry Armstrong Reed, and brother-in-law, James Calhoun, husband of Custer’s sister, Margaret. [i]
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 1888 Monday: The Republican National Convention selects Benjamin Harrison as its presidential candidate.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 1917 Monday: During World War I, the first American troops to enter the war commenced landing in France on this date.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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. 
  20. 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.
  21. 1946 Tuesday: Ian McDonald, future multi-instrumentalist and vocalist with the British bands, King Crimson[ii] and Foreigner[iii], is born on this date in London, England.  Meanwhile, Allen Lanier–keyboards/rhythm guitar with the American hard rock band, Blue Öyster Cult[iv], is born on this date in Long Island, N.Y.  In other news, the 54th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Wesley Snyder assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until January 20, 1953.
  22. 1947 Wednesday: “The Diary of a Young Girl” (better known as “The Diary of Anne Frank”) hits publication.
  23. 1948 Friday: Joe Louis knocks out Jersey Joe Walcott in the 11th round of a scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship bout for the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring heavyweight boxing title.  The “Brown Bomber” retained the titles and put his pro record to 58-1.  As for “Jersey Joe,” the loss put his pro record to 42-15-1.  Meanwhile, the Berlin Airlift commences on this date in history as the Soviet Union continued tightening its noose around Berlin.
  24. 1949 Saturday: “Long-Haired Hare,” starring Bugs Bunny, hits movie theaters across the nation.
  25. 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 overran everything in their path like a mob of maggots do a surprised piece of dog dung.   
  26. 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.
  27. 1960 Saturday: France grants Madagascar its independence.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 1964 Thursday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson ordered 200 naval personnel to Mississippi to assist in finding three missing civil rights workers.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 1973 Monday: White House Counsel John Dean admitted that President Richard M. Nixon took part in the Watergate cover-up.
  34. 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.
  35. 1978 Sunday: The rainbow flag representing gay pride flies for the first time in the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade—oh, boy!
  36. 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.
  37. 1986 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress approved $100 million in aid to the Contras fighting the Sandinista regime in Nicaragua. 
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 1991 Tuesday: Slovenia and Croatia declare their independence from Yugoslavia.
  41. 1993 Friday: Kim Campbell undertook the oath of office as Canada’s 19th Prime Minister, the first woman to hold the post.
  42. 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 June 23, 1969, to September 26, 1986. 
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 1999 Friday: In the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs beat the New York Knicks 4 games to one.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 2006 Sunday: Warren Buffet- the third richest man in the world- does some chest-thumping today when he comes out and pledges that 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 2009 Thursday: Death, claimed Michael Jackson[v], the “King of Pop,” in Los Angeles, California, at age 50.  Elsewhere, Skye Saxon, lead singer of the acid rock band, the Seeds[vi], 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.
  52. 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.
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. 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.
  56. 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).
  57. 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? 
  58. 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.’
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. 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.  
  63. 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! 
  64. 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%).
  65. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 181,003,650 confirmed cases, +247,197, 3,920,829 confirmed deaths, +4,857 and 165,632,350 confirmed recoveries, +246,174.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,472,732 confirmed cases, UP 7,683 from yesterday’s reporting, 618,935 confirmed deaths, UP 327,[vii] and 28,886,704 confirmed recoveries, UP 16,948.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]  
  66. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden To Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 301,029 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 158,620 deaths  
  67. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,813,332 confirmed cases, 63,495 confirmed deaths, and 2,072,095 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,363,489 confirmed cases, 37,768 confirmed deaths, and 2,174,419 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,484 confirmed cases, 515 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 451,871 confirmed cases, 5,939 confirmed deaths, and 225,431 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., South Dakota: they have 124,492 confirmed cases, 2,030 confirmed deaths, and 122,292 confirmed recoveries.[ix]   
  68. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats Of The Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 840,638 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,221 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Syria, 128th country on the list: 25,287 cases of the virus, 1,859 confirmed deaths and 21,774 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  69. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,433.84, UP 237.02 points (+0.69%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,360.39, DOWN 9.32 points (-0.065%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,280.70, UP 14.21 points (+0.33%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $74.00 per barrel, -0.05 (-0.07%).  The price of GOLD is $1,781.80 per troy oz., +4.00 (+0.22%) while the price of SILVER is $26.19 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.39%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,108.20 per troy oz, +4.60 (+0.42%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, -0.02 (-0.37%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,637.10 per troy oz, -3.16 (-0.12%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,250.00 per troy oz., -500.00 (-2.53%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $582,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.43%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.81.     In Paraguayan Guaraní, one greenback equals 6,746.00 and in Peruvian Nuevo Sol, a buck equals 3.97 and in Philippine Peso, one dollar equals 48.54 of theirs.[xiv]        
  70. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.258 per gallon, $2.940 in Florida, $3.997 in Hawaii, and $3.693 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- New Mexico: $3.018.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Taiwan: $3.945 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,448,291,778,032 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Bermuda, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Netherlands with $70 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xviii]
  71. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Border arrests top one-million during Fiscal Year 2021.  Wow.  Next, by our count, today is Day #94 that ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been in charge and voila, like a maggot appearing on a dog turd, she showed up in the El Paso sector and blamed the problems along the border on- you guessed it- President Donald J. Trump.  Anyhow, once in El Paso, perhaps the slowest crossing point for the illegal alien tidal wave, she chose to blast the GOP instead of offering competent fixes for the border crisis.  Dimwit.  Speaking of “Kooky Kamala,” former Acting CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan says that the ‘vice president’ won’t accomplish a thing at the border.
  72. 2021 Friday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Canadian leader Justin Trudeau says that Pope Francis should apologize on Canadian soil for what happened in Catholic-run First Peoples’ schools where numerous unmarked graves have turned up.  Mr. Trudeau, those Catholic nuns running the schools most likely were Canadian Catholic nuns so you should stop while you are ahead, doofus.   If you wish to see true persecution and discrimination against the indigenous peoples of North America, look no further than Canada and Mexico before you start sniveling about the United States’ treatment of Native Americans.
  73. 2021 Friday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The filthy city by the bay- San Francisco- is going to require ALL city employees- 35 thousand of them to be precise- to get the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine.  Whether they like it or not!  (Seems like we have heard this before from Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom when he was mayor of Frisco and was marrying gays at city hall.  It was against the law back then and he blew it off.  He told his critics that ‘whether you like it or not, it’s gonna happen so get with the program bigots.”  What a lovely fellow.  Going to be amazing watching him go down in the recall election.
  74. 2021 Friday I: Health and Medical Alerts– What’s up with Joe Biden?  Not only does he say black people are too ignorant to get by in life without help from Uncle Joe, now, Hispanics are, too, because- and this is a good one- according to the drooler-in-chief, “they won’t get the vaccine because they fear being deported immediately afterward.”  WTF, Joe, you aren’t deporting anyone now so who is fearful of getting the vaccine and then getting placed aboard the southbound Border Patrol bus and sent back whence the f**k they came?  (Note- what the hell is up with this bigoted POS claiming to be president, flinging out all sorts of racist comments sans any kind of pushback?  Where are all these RACE WARRIORS fighting against bigots, racists, and white supremacists?)
  75. 2021 Friday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– The state senate in Pennsylvania has approved a bill requiring a constitutional amendment with which to codify VOTER ID in the state’s founding documents.  Excellent.  In Georgia, both Governor Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger are pushing back against the unlawful overreach of the Department of Justice threatening to trash their new voting laws.  President Donald J. Trump says that citizens of the Peach State should sue their state government over the crooked, ‘rigged election.’  Amen.  What amazes us is the fact that the Georgia voting rights law is less strident than say the ones in New York or in Colorado and yet, that little trollop, Kristin Clarke, the little racist heading the civil rights division at the Justice Department could care less.  And you ask why WE believe the 2020 Election was stolen?  NO one in their right mind would vote for this crap, no one.
  76. 2021 Friday K: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I–  Former Minneapolis Police Officer received a sentence from Judge Peter Cahill today of 270 months in prison.  The prosecution was seeking 30 years while the defense was seeking probation.  The judge issued his verdict and in a 20-plus page addendum added his reasoning in writing so that everyone would be able to see and understand his thought processes on the verdict.  (Note- almost immediately, people outside the courthouse were wailing and moaning.  STFU already, George Floyd’s family is now fabulously wealthy so they most likely are pleased that erstwhile son George took one for the team).  Elsewhere, the union head of prison employees says that the Bureau of Prisons is facing tough decisions without proper funding in the upcoming budget.
  77. 2021 Friday L: Popular Culture News– A new poll says that 3 out of 4 respondents believe it’s unfair for women to be forced to compete with mentally deranged young boys and men claiming to be girls.  Only one person out of four believes that girls should be forced to compete with males.  Look, we have offered some fixes for this problem.  First, IF boys want to be girls, then they should undergo full transition from male to female meaning everything gets snipped off and you have undergone at least a year to get the testosterone out of your system.  Second, IF girls must be forced to compete with un-snipped boys and young men, girls should be allowed to dope as this will even the playing field.  Third and final alternative, just create a third category of sports: TRANNY SPORTS.  We believe everyone would watch TRANNY SPORTS because who doesn’t love a good ‘freak show?’
  78. 2021 Friday M: California State News– California’s government is asking ALL Californians NOT to charge their electric vehicles during Peak Hours.  Hmmm, what can go wrong with this debacle?  Well, if you lived in a town like Paradise, California, which burned down more than 20,000 acres back in 2018.  People were trapped in the town what with only one or two roads out of the area which were both ablaze.  The death toll was frightening but imagine how much worse it could have been had people been reliant upon EVs.  We will drive gas-guzzling cars to the day we die because we will never bow down to the Green Meanies.
  79. 2021 Friday N: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1671 has a $50 million jackpot on the line.  Here are the numbers: 17, 20, 42, 45, 65, and Mega 12.  Out of 49,933 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was one person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $12,402.
  80. 2022 Saturday: Today marks Day #521 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).

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[i] To read more in greater detail, please visit the following website: Custer Family Tragedy (sdpb.org).

[ii] 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.

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

[iv] 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.

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

[vi] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

152. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 01, 2022

2020 Monday: President Donald J. Trump informs the nation via a speech in the Rose Garden that he ‘is the law-and-order president’ and that ‘if governors won’t crackdown on the violent rioters plaguing cities around the nation, he will do it for them.’

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152. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 01, 2022:

Statehood Day (Kentucky, Tennessee)

President James Buchannan, Vice President Thomas R. Marshall, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices John Marshall Harlan and Louis Brandeis, U.S. Attorney General John Nelson; Acting U.S. Attorney General Mark Robert Filip; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Oliver Wolcott Jr.; U.S. Secretaries of War Samuel Dexter, John B. Floyd, James McAllister Schofield, Redfield Proctor; Romanian WW II Axis Leader Ion Antonescu; “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely-Hearts Club Band” by the Beatles, Faces and Rolling Stones’ Guitarist, Ronnie Wood, and General Robert E. Lee:

  1. 1533 Thursday: Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, received the crown as Queen Consort of England.
  2. 1562 Friday: Emperor Ferdinand I and Sultan Suleiman II sign a treaty of peace.
  3. 1657 Friday: The first Quakers arrive in New Amsterdam.
  4. 1774 Wednesday: The British government—through the Boston Port Bill—orders the port of Boston closed until further notice. 
  5. 1791 Wednesday: In Frederick, Maryland, the future 17th U.S. Attorney General John Nelson is born.  A Whig, he would serve under President John Tyler from July 01, 1843, to March 04, 1845.
  6. 1792 Friday: Kentucky became the 15th state of the union.
  7. 1796 Wednesday: Tennessee became the 16th state.  Meanwhile, the final British troops withdraw from the American Colonies.
  8. 1800 Sunday: The 4th U.S. Secretary of War Samuel Dexter assumed office on this date.  A Federalist, he Served under President John Adams from today until January 31, 1801.
  9. 1806 Sunday: In Blacksburg, Va., future 24th U.S. Secretary of War John B. Floyd is born.  A Democrat, he served under President James Buchannan from 03-06-1857 to 12-29-1860.
  10. 1813 Tuesday: The mortally wounded commander of the USS Chesapeake, Captain James Lawrence, gave the order, “Don’t give up the ship” during a losing battle with the British frigate HMS Shannon in the War of 1812.
  11. 1831 Wednesday: In Proctorville, Vermont, future 37th U.S. Secretary of War Redfield Proctor is born.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 05, 1889, to November 05, 1891.
  12. 1833 Saturday: Future 44th Associate Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan is born in Boyle County, Kentucky.  President Rutherford B. Hayes nominated him to fill the seat of William Strong.  Originally, he belonged to many different parties before settling on the GOP.  He served November 29, 1877, to October 14, 1911.   Elsewhere, the 2nd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Oliver Wolcott Jr. died at age 73.  A Federalist, he served under President George Washington from February 03, 1795, to December 31,1800.
  13. 1845 Sunday: A homing pigeon completes an 11,000 trip from Namibia to London in 55 days.
  14. 1846 Monday: The reign of the 254th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XVI ended on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on February 02, 1831, and over the course of the next 15 years and 119 days shepherded his global flock on its quest to meet with Christ.
  15. 1855 Friday: American adventurer William Walker conquers Nicaragua with a mercenary army and reestablishes slavery.
  16. 1861 Saturday: The first skirmish of the Civil War occurred at the Fairfax Court House, Va.
  17. 1862 Sunday: The United States abolishes slavery in all its overseas possessions.  Confederate general, Robert E. Lee, assumed command of the Army of Northern Virginia, during the Civil War after General Joe Johnson suffers serious wounds at the Battle of Seven Pines.
  18. 1864 Wednesday: During the Civil War, the Battle of Cold Harbor takes place as Confederate and Union troops meet at Gaines’ Mill and Gaines’ Farm.
  19. 1868 Monday: James Buchanan, the 15th president of the United States, died near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at the age of 77.   Buchanan also served the nation as its 17th U.S. secretary of state under two presidents- James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor- from March 10, 1845, to March 07, 1849.  Meanwhile, the 28th U.S. Secretary of War James McAllister Schofield assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Andrew Johnson and Ulysses S. Grant from today until March 13, 1869.
  20. 1869 Tuesday: Thomas Edison patents the electric voting machine.
  21. 1877 Friday: The U.S. government authorizes American troops to use Hot Pursuit of Mexican bandits into Mexico.
  22. 1880 Tuesday: The first pay telephone goes into service.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Census is 50,155,783 citizens.
  23. 1888 Friday: California gets its first seismograph. 
  24. 1890 Sunday: The U.S. Census is 62,622,250 citizens.
  25. 1892 Wednesday: Following the merger of the Edison General Electric and the Thomson-Houston Electric Companies, the General Electric Company commenced operations.
  26. 1896 Monday: In Paris, the first recorded auto theft took place as the mechanic of Baron de Zuylen de Nyevelt stole his Peugeot.
  27. 1915 Tuesday: The T. S. Elliot poem, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” was first published in “Poetry: A Magazine of Verse,” in Chicago, Illinois.  During World War I, the first zeppelin bombing attack over England takes place.
  28. 1916 Thursday: The 67th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Louis Brandeis assumed his position on the court on this date.  A Democrat, he was nominated by President Woodrow Wilson to fill the seat of Associate Justice Joseph Lamar.  Brandeis served from today until February 13, 1939.
  29. 1921 Wednesday: A race riot breaks out in Tulsa, Oklahoma, resulting in the deaths of 61 people.
  30. 1925 Monday: The 28th Vice President of the United States, 1913-1921, Democrat Thomas R. Marshall—died on this date.  He served under President Woodrow Wilson.
  31. 1926 Tuesday: Actress Marilyn Monroe was born Norma Jeanne Mortenson in Los Angeles, California, on this date.
  32. 1927 Wednesday: Lizzie Borden, accused but acquitted of the 1892 ax murders of her father, Andrew, and stepmother, Abby, died in Fall River, Massachusetts, at age 66.  This was the O.J. Simpson trial of the time.  
  33. 1933 Thursday: In a bizarre scene captured by news photographers, Lya Graf, a female circus dwarf, sat in the lap of financier J. P. Morgan, Jr., during a recess of a Senate hearing on the stock market crash of 1929.
  34. 1935 Saturday: The Ingersoll-Waterbury Company reported that it had produced 2.5 million Mickey Mouse watches during its 2-year association with Disney.
  35. 1938 Wednesday: Protective baseball helmets appear in a Major League game for the first time.
  36. 1939 Thursday: The British submarine HMS Thetis sank during a trial dive off North Wales with the loss of 99 lives.  Elsewhere, Lou Nova defeated Max Baer at Yankee Stadium in the first U.S. televised heavyweight prizefight.  Finally, Mexico abolished the siesta.
  37. 1941 Sunday: Germany bans all Catholic publications.  Elsewhere, following a failed uprising by the Arabs in the Middle East, the British army occupies Baghdad after some harsh fighting.
  38. 1942 Monday: The United States commenced sending Lend-Lease materials to the Soviet Union.
  39. 1943 Tuesday: During World War II, the Germans shot down a civilian flight from Portugal to England killing all 17 people aboard, including actor Leslie Howard.
  40. 1944 Thursday: The Nazis forbid people living in the occupied countries from giving aid to downed Allied aviators.  Elsewhere, Mexico abolishes the long-time practice of siesta—WTF!
  41. 1946 Saturday: WW II Axis Romanian leader Ion Antonescu met his end at the hands of his executioners on this date.
  42. 1947 Sunday: Ronnie Wood, guitarist of the Faces[i] and the Rolling Stones[ii] as well as a solo artist who sings was born on today’s date in Hillington, Middlesex, England.
  43. 1953 Monday: KMJ (now KSEE) TV channel 24 in Fresno (NBC) begins broadcasting on this date.
  44. 1958 Sunday: Charles de Gaulle became premier of France, marking the end of the Fourth Republic.   
  45. 1966 Wednesday: In Chicago, Illinois, future Acting U.S. Attorney General Mark Robert Filip is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Barack Obama from January 20, 2009, until February 03, 2009.
  46. 1967 Thursday: The Beatles[iii] album “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely-Hearts Club Band” hits record store shelves on this date.
  47. 1968 Saturday: Author-lecturer Helen Keller, who earned a college degree despite being blind and deaf almost all her life, died in Westport, Connecticut at age 87.
  48. 1969 Sunday: Canada bans tobacco advertising on both radio and television.
  49. 1974 Saturday: The Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims appears in the journal of Emergency Medicine.
  50. 1975 Sunday: Ronnie Wood of the Faces replaces Mick Taylor of the Rolling Stones as their second guitarist behind Keith Richards[iv].
  51. 1977 Wednesday: The Soviet Union formally charged Jewish human rights activist Anatoly Sharansky with treason.  Sent to prison, the USSR released him in 1986. 
  52. 1979 Friday: The short-lived nation of Zimbabwe-Rhodesia came into existence.  Meanwhile, Ted Coombs begins a 5,193-mile roller skate from Los Angeles to New York City.
  53. 1980 Sunday: Cable News Network aka CNN, aka the Communist News Network aka Fake News made its debut.
  54. 1989 Thursday: Former Sunday school teacher, John E. List, sought for almost 18 years in the slayings of his mother, wife, and three children in Westfield, New Jersey, underwent arrest in Richmond, Virginia.  A jury of his peers tried, convicted, and sentenced him to life in prison where he died on March 21, 2008.
  55. 1993 Tuesday: Connie Chung joins Dan Rather as anchors of the CBS Evening News.
  56. 2001 Friday: Following an argument over the choice of a bride, the heir to the Royal Nepalese throne kills both parents and eight others before putting the gun to his own head and taking his life.
  57. 2003 Sunday: Leaders of the world’s seven wealthiest nations and Russia pledged billions of dollars to fight AIDS and hunger on the opening day of their summit in Evian, France.  
  58. 2004 Tuesday: A federal judge declared the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act unconstitutional, saying the measure infringed on women’s right to choose.  The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the law in April 2007.  Elsewhere, Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer, a powerful Sunni Muslim tribal leader and critic of the U.S.-led occupation, became president of Iraq’s incoming government.  Finally, historian-biographer William Manchester died in Middletown, Connecticut, at age 82.
  59. 2009 Monday: Air France Flight 447 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil—all 228 souls aboard including the crew die in the mishap.  Meanwhile, General Motors filed for Chapter 11, becoming the largest U.S. industrial company to enter bankruptcy protection.  Elsewhere, hack comedian Conan O’Brien debuted as host of NBC’s “Tonight Show,” on this date; however, he stepped down in January 2010 after a dispute with the network.
  60. 2011 Wednesday: The U.S. announces it will boycott a United Nations’ Conference on anti-racism over concerns that there will be anti-Semitism aimed at the Israelis and Jews in general.
  61. 2012 Friday: In Tokyo, direct trading begins between the Japanese yuan and the Chinese yuan.
  62. 2013 Saturday: Russia enacts a countrywide smoking ban in most public places.
  63. 2014 Sunday: According to Brainy History, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s Prime Minister, advises other nations to be cautious in recognizing the new Palestinian government, formed by agreement between Islamist rival groups Fatah and Hamas; Hamas plans to maintain its anti-Zionist stance.  Elsewhere, freed American soldier Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl entered the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, a day after the Taliban released the scumbag for five Guantanamo Bay terrorism detainees.
  64. 2015 Monday: Harriette Thompson, at 92 years and three months, becomes the oldest person to finish a marathon, beating the previous record holder of 92 years and 19 days.
  65. 2016 Wednesday: The world’s most expensive railway tunnel- the 35.5-mile Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland that passes under the Alps- undergoes completion on this date.  It cost 9.560 billion Swiss francs to build.   Elsewhere, Turkey warns Germany against recognizing the Armenian Genocide for what it was- the mass murder of Christians by the frigging Turks.
  66. 2017 Thursday: In Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors beat defending champion, the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 113-91.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump declared he would pull the U.S. from the bulls**t Paris climate agreement.  The U.S., however, remains a part of the agreement until at least 2020.
  67. 2018 Friday: After a week of hard-nosed negotiation and diplomatic gamesmanship, President Donald J. Trump announced that the nuclear weapons summit with the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he had earlier canceled would take place in Singapore on June 12.  Meanwhile, President Trump directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take “immediate steps” to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants to keep them open, calling it a matter of national economic security.  Finally, health officials said four more deaths had been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total of dead to five.
  68. 2019 Saturday: For the first time in boxing history, a Mexican American heavyweight becomes a multi-title winner- Andy Ruiz Jr.- when he beats English champion Anthony Joshua in seven rounds at the world-famous Madison Square Garden.  He wins the IBF, IBO, WBA, and WBO world heavyweight boxing titles.  Congratulations!  Elsewhere, the citizens of Honduras are running amok in downtown Tegucigalpa and once they reach the U.S. embassy, the set fire to it.  (Note- sound like Antifa pond scum in the United States).
  69. 2020 Monday: President Donald J. Trump informs the nation via a speech in the Rose Garden that he ‘is the law-and-order president’ and that ‘if governors won’t crackdown on the violent rioters plaguing cities around the nation, he will do it for them.’  Here are the Chinese Bat Flu Virus stats for the world for today: 6,226,402 confirmed cases, 373,883 confirmed deaths, and 2,671,705 confirmed recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 1,844,695 confirmed cases, 106,407 confirmed deaths, and 411,134 confirmed recoveries.
  70. 2020 Monday A: In the three states where the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-bloggers, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats for the Golden State first: 113,006 confirmed cases, 4,251 confirmed deaths, but once again, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 652 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 608 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for the Evergreen State: 21,702 confirmed cases, 1,118 confirmed deaths, and like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. 
  71. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 171,827,776 confirmed cases, +362,266, 3,573,734  confirmed deaths, +8,860 and 154,416,202 confirmed recoveries, +52,036.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,130,347 confirmed cases, UP 8,301 from yesterday’s reporting, 610,309 confirmed deaths, UP 542,[v] and 27,929,487 confirmed recoveries, UP 65,822.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  72. 2021 Tuesday A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 292,363 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 167,246 deaths  
  73. 2021 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,789,731 confirmed cases, 63,247 confirmed deaths, and 2,054,430 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,326,755 confirmed cases, 36,869 confirmed deaths, and 1,960,195 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,276 confirmed cases, 500 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 438,019 confirmed cases, 5,829 confirmed deaths, and 212,777 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Virginia, home of Governor Ralph “Black Face” Northam: they have 675,957 confirmed cases, 11,194 confirmed deaths, and 56,471 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  74. 2021 Tuesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,511 confirmed cases, 6,413 confirmed deaths, and 832,742 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- El Salvador, 101st country on the list, home of MS-13 human garbage: 73,702 cases of the virus, 2,252 confirmed deaths and 68,803 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  75. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,575.31, UP 45.86 points (+0.13%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,736.48, DOWN 12.26 points (-0.089%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,202.04, DOWN 2.07 points (-0.049%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $67.94 per barrel, +0.21 (+0.31%).  The price of GOLD is $1,902.10 per troy oz., -2.90 (-0.15%) while the price of SILVER is $27.96 per troy ounce, -0.14 (-0.51%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,196.30 per troy oz, -3.80 (-0.32%) while the price of COPPER is $4.65 per pound, -0.00 (-0.03%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,863.22 per troy oz, +34.11 (+1.21%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $25,500.00 per troy oz., +750.00 (+3.03%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.38 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.96.     In Croatian Kuna, one greenback equals 6.15 and in Cuban Peso, a buck equals 24.00 and in Czech Koruna, one dollar equals 20.79 of theirs.[xii]  In other business news, JBS- the largest meat-packing plant in the world- is the latest company to suffer a destabilizing computer breach and hack.  Look for ALL meat prices to go UP.      
  76. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.202 per gallon, $2.861 in Florida, $3.928 in Hawaii, and $3.577 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Connecticut: $3.070.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Trinidad and Tobago: $3.214 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,355,756,332,048 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  77. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, today is Day #71 for “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be ‘Border Czar,’ a ‘no-show job’ for which, she receives a paycheck.  Speaking of the ‘Border Czar,’ a new report says that when the voice in Joe Biden’s earpiece told him to appoint her to head this prestigious, national security job, her aides were in a state of panic not knowing what any of them were to do.  A bunch of flipping hacks.[xvi]  Anyhow, “Methuselah Joe” Biden is pushing Congress to get him a bill on his desk that he can sign that will LEGALIZE 11 million illegal aliens.[xvii]
  78. 2021 Tuesday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, is in Israel with two other U.S. senators and is pushing for $1 billion U.S. dollars with which to beef up Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system.  Amen.   Elsewhere, Chi-Com state media says the nation MUST prepare for nuclear war with the United States after a mumbling, stumbling, bumbling Joe Biden orders an investigation into the origins of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Wow.  Chi-Coms want war.  Meanwhile, NATO warplanes took to the airspace over member nations as a show of force to Vladimir Putin’s increasingly hostile Russia.
  79. 2021 Tuesday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– It has been decided that COVID-19 variants will be given Greek letters rather than the name of the country in which they pop up.  Guess we don’t want to hurt the feelings of places like the People’s Republic of China, South Africa, Vietnam, and India.  Folks, it is what it is.  Next, a recent poll says that 60-percent of the American people oppose Chi-Vi passports for dining and that 55-percent oppose employers demanding proof of Bat Flu vaccinations.  We concur.   A recent TIPP poll reports that 55-percent of Americans believe the release of the ‘VID was NO accident while 44-percent believe that the Chi-Coms did indeed create this crap in the Wuhan Institute of Virology.  Elsewhere, Gordon Chang told Newsmax TV that ‘Joe Biden could conceal U.S. complicity in the origins of the Chi-Vi and subsequent spread when HIS report on the pandemic comes out.’  Finally, Rep. Fred Keller, R-PA 12th congressional district, wants House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi to launch an investigation into the Chinese Communist Party and the origins of the Wuhan Virus Crisis.
  80. 2021 Tuesday I: Health and Medical Alerts– Regarding the previous topic, the New York Knicks say that IF they advance in the playoffs, fans in the stands will HAVE TO PROVIDE evidence of vaccination for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Wow.  NO fans in the stands means NO money for your crappy team.  In other news- and this is BIG- the Chi-Coms have reported their FIRST human case of the H1ON3 bird flu.  Let’s see, this will be the NEW pandemic following hot on the heels of the Kung Flu which means- it will be running amok around the world by the time Americans go to vote in November 2022- and you believe the Chi-Coms are not malevolently evil.  (Note- the U.S. government says that from highest to lowest in rates of Chi-Com Meat Market Malady vaccinations, Asians come in first followed by whites followed by Hispanics and then blacks.  As Chef Bea O’Malley has said, ‘anytime white liberals tell us black folks to do something for our own good, we run like heck for the hills’).
  81. 2021 Tuesday J: Joe Biden Regime News I– Fellow Democrats and critics worry that the Biden regime WON’T release President Donald J. Trump’s tax information when the ‘investigation into the 45th president concludes.’  Next, the Biden regime is suspending oil and natural gas leases in the Arctic Wildlife Preserve, leases created under President Donald J. Trump.   Elsewhere, in other disturbing news, the U.S. Pentagon has cleared the Chi-Coms’ largest drone manufacturer for use by, uh, U.S. forces?  WTF?
  82. 2021 Tuesday K: Political News I– The ‘January 06, 2021, Commission’ fails to pass in the U.S. Senate.  Part of the bill setting up this so-called ‘commission’ labels everyone who was in Washington, D.C., that day as insurrectionists.[xviii]  Wow.  Next, left-wing losers are claiming the General Michael Flynn, U.S. Army Ret., called for a ‘coup’ against the U.S. government, an accusation he says is ‘bulls**t.’  Amen.  In other Political News, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, appears in an RNC advertisement slamming the policies of decrepit old Joe Biden.   Elsewhere, “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, says, “Not here, not now” with the defense of the Girls’ Sports Fairness Law which prohibits trannys,  i.e., chicks with dicks from corrupting girls’ and women’s sports teams.  Transgender-lovers are suing the Sunshine State to overturn this excellent law.  Finally, President Donald J. Trump endorses Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, for another term.
  83. 2021 Tuesday L: Political News II– Joe Biden went to Tulsa, Oklahoma, to pander to black folks on the 100-year anniversary of the Tulsa Race Riots and Massacre.  Joe claimed in 100 years that ‘no American president has ever come to Tulsa to commemorate this horrible time.’  Well, last year, President Donald J. Trump visited the city around the time of the 99th anniversary of the detestable event which sent the liberals berserk.  Former Executive Director Harrison Floyd for the Trump campaign’s outreach to black Americans pointed this fact out.  Of course, liberals won’t believe this.  Back to Joe Biden, when questioned as to whether survivors of the massacre should get some sort of reparations for what they suffered, Biden zipped his lips.  NO comment.  Finally, a bitter fight looms over the filibuster.
  84. 2021 Tuesday M: U.S. Supreme Court News– In a Montana dispute, the U.S. Supreme Court backs Native American tribal law in the state.  Meanwhile, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch rejected challenges to a Colorado disaster law used by state government to ban churches from being open.  Oh, well.  In other SCOTUS news, major rulings await over the last month of the current term.  We shall see.
  85. 2021 Tuesday N: Business News– Following the pullout of the Major League All-Star Game from Atlanta, Georgia, a conservative business group- Job Creators Network- is suing the league and the players’ union to prevent Colorado from hosting the annual game.  Elsewhere, Amazon.com is allowing the sale of EVIL Blue Lives Murder apparel which is reason enough to return to shopping locally.   Meanwhile, Americans’ travel spree reaffirms that it’s right for the markets to be BULLISH on oil and not on renewables.  Next, personal incomes tumbled by 13.1-percent in April 2021, the highest loss in more than two decades.  Who’s to blame, you ask?  Joe “Flipping” Biden and his corrupt policies of self-enrichment and corruption.  INFLATION!
  86. 2021 Tuesday O: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– Former Officer Derek Chauvin of the Minneapolis Police Department is now facing federal charges.  It would appear that due to all sorts of shenanigans by activists who made it onto his jury that he might receive a NEW trial.  Thus, the feds want to put him in double jeopardy by charging him with civil rights violations.  My, my, my.  In other news, the July 2021 deadline for survivors of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, by Muslim jihadists to get help is fast approaching.  Elsewhere, two people were shot at a Los Angeles County firehouse by a fellow firefighter.  Details hopefully to come.
  87. 2021 Tuesday P: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– In yet another, near-daily disclosure that Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom knows he is a goner, he has ordered state officials to create a TASK FORCE to look into the matter of providing reparations to the descendants of former slaves.  As everyone knows, California was on the side of the Union during the Civil War and slavery was not permitted in the Golden State.  Governor “Nazi” Newsom—you are going down, you worthless, conniving, closet homo loser come November 2021.  Going to be amazing to see you take the boot up your scrawny little ass.   In other news, former President Barack Hussein Obama admitted to the New York Times that with feeble old Joe Biden hiring his staff, he is the one calling the shots.  Finally- and we don’t believe this story- Arizona says it plans to use Zyklon-B gas with which to execute death row inmates.  Say, wasn’t this the exact same gas employed by the Nazis in the death camps?  Hence why we think this is a bogus story.
  88. 2021 Tuesday Q: Fourth Annual Lavrentiy Beria Award Updates– A BIG ROUND of applause for New York State Attorney General Leticia James- Josef Stalin and Lavrentiy Beria would be extremely proud of this communist POS who has launched a criminal probe into the Trump Organization.  “Show me the man and I’ll show you the crime” said KGB thug Lavrentiy Beria.  What a banana republic-style circus.   We hope you go deep in the running for this year’s award…
  89. 2021 Tuesday R: Religion News– Pope Francis criminalizes sexual abuse of adults by priests.  Seems like this SHOULD ALWAYS have been a crime.
  90. 2021 Tuesday S: NASA, Space, and UFO News– Space debris slammed into the International Space Station and damaged its robotic arm.  (Note- seems like it would be great if we could re-establish the space shuttle program and outfit one of them with massive nets that could begin scooping up all this crap and then either returning it to Earth for destruction or dropping it onto the moon for safekeeping).
  91. 2021 Tuesday T: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– here are the results for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1664 with a $34 million jackpot on the line: 07, 11, 33, 58, 63, and Mega 23.  Out of 47,494 winning tickets, the highest numbers were 39 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $377 apiece.
  92. 2021 Tuesday U: Special Election News– Melanie Stansbury won the New Mexico Special Election to fill the seat of now-Interior Secretary Debra Haaland.  She will represent New Mexico’s 1st congressional district until November of next year, thus preserving “Mumbles” Pelosi’s margin of 219-211.  Democrats are now out there creaming their panties believing this to be a bellwether of the upcoming 2022 Mid-Term Elections.
  93. 2022 Wednesday: Stick around and discover what the Chi-Coms and their stooge in the White House are up to today- should be good.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0848 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Yuccas and Red Rocks.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album by the Beach Boys marked a distinct move into much more social consciousness that began on the preceding album.  The Beach Boys were touring college and university campuses, were all about conservation, the grandfather of today’s loony tunes ‘green movement.’  Beards were getting longer, hair well past the collars and what with the departure of Bruce Johnston- asked to leave because he would not grow a beard, embrace Transcendental Meditation- the band brought into South African musicians, BLACK MUSICIANS to complete the social consciousness move.  Thus, we have a new album, “Carl and the Passions- So Tough,” an album that came out on May 15, 1972.  The band now featured Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), Blondie Chapin (guitars, vocals), and Ricky Fataar (drums and vocals- Dennis was having hand problems due to a major cut that prevented him from pounding the skins).  The album opens with the rocker, “You Need a Mess of Help to Stand Alone,” sung by Brian and Carl.  Next, “Here She Comes” sung by Ricky Fataar followed by “He Come Down” sung by Carl and Al followed by “Marcella,” sung by Carl and a damned good live tune.  Side two picks up with “Hold on Dear Brother” sung by Fataar.  Following that, we have “Make It Good” sung by Dennis and then, the lovely “All This Is That” sung by Al and Carl to the final tune, the strange, “Cuddle Up,” sung by Dennis.  Fans will note the distinct changes to the voice of Dennis which was becoming affected by tobacco and alcohol.  This is a great album- one we hope everyone will check out.  Back when it came out, the record company paired it with a reissue of “Pet Sounds,” back when vinyl was king.  You can still find it at select online sellers of fine music.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began promoting the music of an interconnected group of bands including the Small Faces, Faces, and Rod Stewart beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This was a massive undertaking of rock bands and solo artists so we hope you will seek them out and consider adding the music to your album collection.

[ii] 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.

[iii] 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 “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely-Hearts Club Band” album appeared on Tuesday, 22-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[iv] See previous footnotes regarding the Faces and the Rolling Stones.

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

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

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

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

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

[x] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xvi] Speaking of “Kooky Kamala” Harris, Ric Grenell says ‘it’s a joke to think that Kamala Harris is ready to lead the country.’

[xvii] Note- when the voting audits are complete and the fraud a proven fact, every single act, appointment, and directive from the fraudulent Biden White House will be null and void.  Can you imagine when ICE and CBP are turned loose and begin rounding up and deporting the millions of illegal aliens roaming the American countryside?  Perhaps they will deputize millions of Americans to aid the Border Patrol in rounding up and loading aboard buses, trains, airplanes, and even onto freighters and sending this human flotsam and jetsam back to their rathole countries?  Going to be amazing.

[xviii] U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the nonagenarian leader of the Democratic-Socialist Party has ruled out Joe Biden creating her much-beloved January 06, 2021 ‘commission,’ the one by which the Dems can blame Trump supporters for the FALSE FLAG operations of Antifa and Black Lives Matter.

148. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2022

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.

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148. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 28, 2022:

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. Secretaries of the Treasury Louis McLane and Carter Glass; U.S. Senator Marco Rubio; Creedence Clearwater Revival featuring John Fogerty, Gladys Knight, King Crimson featuring Gavin Harrison, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Deborah Jo “JoJo” Billingsley, and the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Stacy Sutherland:

  1. 640 Thursday: The reign of the 71st Roman Catholic Pope Severinus begins on this date and would continue until August 02, 640.
  2. 928 Friday: The reign of the 122nd Roman Catholic Pope John X ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on March 12, 914.  His successor- Pope Leo VI- begins on this date and would last for the next 187 days until September 15, 928.
  3. 1156 Monday: At the Battle of Brindisi, King Willem of Sicily beats the Byzantine fleet.
  4. 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.
  5. 1521 Saturday: The 217th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Leo X, signs a treaty of peace with German Emperor Charles V.
  6. 1533 Sunday: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, declared the marriage of England’s King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn valid.
  7. 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.
  8. 1754 Tuesday: Near Pittsburgh, General George Washington and his troops defeat the French and Indians at the Battle of Ft. Duquesne.
  9. 1764 Monday: In Clermont, N.Y., British America, future 11th U.S. 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.
  10. 1774 Saturday: The First Continental Congress convenes in Virginia.
  11. 1786 Saturday: In Smyrna, Delaware, future 12th U.S. 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.
  12. 1818 Thursday: The first steam vessel to sail the upper Great Lakes launches on this date- the Walk-on-the-Water.  The vessel launched on Lake Erie, but she eventually ran aground on November 01, 1821.  
  13. 1830 Friday: The U.S. Congress authorizes the removal of all Native Americans east of the Mississippi to the Western Plains.
  14. 1851 Wednesday: Sojourner Truth attends a Women Rights Convention.
  15. 1863 Thursday: The first black regiment, one that was composed of freed slaves, the 54th Massachusetts, leaves Boston to fight in the Civil War.
  16. 1868 Thursday: The 27th U.S. 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.
  17. 1892 Saturday: In San Francisco, California, the founding members organized the Sierra Club, a group designed to protect the environment and to promote conservationism.
  18. 1895 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., future 33rd U.S. Secretary of State Walter Q. Gresham is born.  A Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to May 28, 1895.
  19. 1906 Monday: The 52nd U.S. 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. 
  20. 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.”
  21. 1915 Friday: John B. Gruelle patents the Raggedy Ann doll.
  22. 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.
  23. 1919 Wednesday: Armenia declares its independence from Russia and wants it from Turkey.
  24. 1923 Monday: Unemployment in the United States is almost nil.
  25. 1928 Monday: Dodge Brothers and Chrysler Corporation merges into one company on this date.
  26. 1929 Tuesday: On this date in New York City, Warner Brothers presented the first all-color talking picture, “On with the Show.”
  27. 1934 Monday: The Dionne quintuplets were born near Callender, Ontario, to Olivia and Elzire Dionne.  The babies were the first quintuplets to survive infancy.  
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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. 
  31. 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.
  32. 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. 
  33. 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.   Meanwhile, in Atlanta, Georgia, future Motown legend Gladys Knight of ‘Gladys Knight and the Pips’ fame is born.
  34. 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.
  35. 1946 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the former 47th U.S. Treasury Secretary Carter Glass died at age 88.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from December 16, 1918, to February 01, 1920. Elsewhere, Stacy Sutherland—future guitarist with the psychedelic rock band, the 13th Floor Elevators[ii]—is born in San Antonio, Texas, on this date.   
  36. 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.
  37. 1953 Thursday: The Walt Disney film “Melody” premiered in the Paramount Theatre in Hollywood.  The picture was the first 3-D cartoon.
  38. 1957 Tuesday: The National League approves the moves of the New York Giants to San Francisco and the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles, California.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 1962 Monday: The U.S. Stock Market drops a record $20.8 billion in one day.
  42. 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.
  43. 1964 Thursday: The Palestine National Congress forms the Palestine Liberation Organization.
  44. 1971 Friday: In Miami, Florida, future GOP Senator Marco Rubio is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2011.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 1977 Saturday: Fire raced through the Beverly Hills Supper Club in Southgate, Ky., in which 165 people died in the fire.
  48. 1979 Monday: The European Union accepts Greece as a member—something they would regret in 2012.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
  51. 1991 Tuesday: Ethiopian rebels seize the capital city of Addis Ababa from government troops.
  52. 1995 Sunday: A 7.5 magnitude earthquake in the Russian town of Neftegorsk killed at least 2,000 people.
  53. 1996 Tuesday: President Bill Clinton’s former business partners in the Whitewater land fraud suffered conviction for fraud.
  54. 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.
  55. 1999 Friday: Leonardo de Vinci’s “The Last Supper” went back on display in Milan, Italy, after more than 20 years of restoration.
  56. 2002 Tuesday: Russia became a limited partner in NATO with the creation of the NATO-Russia Council.
  57. 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.
  58. 2006 Sunday: Barry Bonds hits his 715th career home run, passing Babe Ruth on the all-time hit list.
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. 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.
  63. 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.
  64. 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. 
  65. 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 g