136. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 16, 2022

2021 Sunday H: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News- the recount of ballots in Arizona has already yielded evidence that criminal activities did indeed occur in the subsequent hours after the 2020 Election. There is word that ‘Senator’ Mark Kelly could be recalled, and that Martha McSally returned to her position. We await further developments.

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136. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 16, 2022:

Vice President Levi P. Morton; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Norman J. Coleman; U.S. Interior Secretary James Harlan; U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward; U.S. Treasury Secretary Daniel Manning; Black Sabbath featuring Ronnie James Dio, King Crimson featuring Robert Fripp, Nazareth featuring Darrell Sweet, Nirvana featuring Krist Novoselic, Robin Trower featuring James Dewar, Savoy Brown featuring Roger Earl, and the Who:

  1. 1003 Monday: The 140th Roman Catholic Pope John XVII assumes his role as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until November 06, 1003.
  2. 1605 Monday: The 233rd Roman Catholic Pope Paul V became the shepherd of all Christians on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until January 28, 1621.
  3. 1611 Monday: Future 240th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XI is born Benedetto Odescalchi.  He would pick up his Holy Cross on September 21, 1671 and would lead his global flock from then until August 12, 1689.
  4. 1770 Wednesday:  Marie Antoinette, age 14, married the future King Louis XVI of France, who was only 15 years old.
  5. 1771 Thursday: The Battle of Alamance, a pre-American Revolutionary War battle between local militia and a group of rebels called the Regulators, took place on this date in Alamance County, North Carolina.
  6. 1792 Wednesday: Denmark abolishes the slave trade.
  7. 1801 Saturday: In Florida, N.Y., future 24th U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward is born.  He would serve under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from March 06, 1861, to March 04, 1869.  During this time, he bought Alaska from the Russians, something many saw as foolhardy and a waste of taxpayers’ money.  In fact, so many derided the purchase, they called it “Seward’s Folly;” that is, until massive gold deposits were discovered there.  In 2019, the 45th president of the United States sought to buy Greenland from Denmark, and everyone laughed at him, including the Europeans.  Imagine how important Alaska is to the United States geopolitically and the same could be true of Greenland.  We shall see.
  8. 1817 Friday: Regular steamboat service up-and-down the Mississippi River begins on this date.
  9. 1824 Sunday: The future 22nd Republican vice president of the United States—Levi P. Morton—is born in Shoreham, Vermont, on this date.  He served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 04, 1889, to March 04, 1893.
  10. 1827 Wednesday: In Richfield Springs, N.Y., future first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Noman J. Coleman is born.  A future Democrat, Secretary Coleman would serve under President Grover Cleveland from April 03, 1885, to February 14, 1889.
  11. 1831 Monday: The future 37th U.S. Treasury Secretary Daniel Manning is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 08, 1885, to March 21, 1887.
  12. 1860 Wednesday: At Chicago, the Republican Party selects Abraham Lincoln as its candidate for the presidency of the United States.
  13. 1861 Thursday: The Confederate government offers war volunteers a $10 premium to join the ranks.
  14. 1863 Saturday: During the Vicksburg Campaign, the bloodiest fighting occurs at Champion’s Hill in Mississippi.
  15. 1865 Tuesday: The 8th U.S. Interior Secretary James Harlan assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from today until August 31, 1866.
  16. 1866 Wednesday: Charles Elmer Hires invents root beer on this date.  Elsewhere, Congress authorized the first 5-cent piece to undergo minting.
  17. 1868 Saturday: The U.S. Senate failed by one vote to convict President Andrew Johnson as it took its first ballot on the 11 articles of impeachment against him.  Thirty-five out of 54 senators voted to find Johnson guilty of “high crimes and misdemeanors” over his attempted dismissal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, falling one vote short of the two-thirds majority required to convict; 10 days later, the trial ended after two other articles of impeachment went down in flames, too.  The problem was Johnson wanted to follow the wishes of assassinated President Abraham Lincoln who wanted to treat the South with leniency while Lincoln’s holdover Cabinet members wanted to crush them.
  18. 1869 Sunday: The Cincinnati Reds play their first baseball game and win 41-7.
  19. 1879 Friday: The Treaty of Gandamak between Russia and Great Britain set up the Afghan state as a buffer nation between the two major powers.
  20. 1881 Monday: Near Berlin, the world’s first electric tram goes into service in Licterfelder, Germany.
  21. 1888 Wednesday: Emile Berliner demonstrated the first recording on a flat disc on this date.  Elsewhere, Texas dedicated its capitol on this date in the city of Austin.
  22. 1910 Monday: The U.S. Congress authorized the U.S. Bureau of Mines on this date.
  23. 1911 Tuesday: The remains of a Neanderthal man are uncovered on the island of Jersey in Britain’s Channel Islands.
  24. 1914 Saturday: The American Horseshoe Pitchers Association organizes in Kansas City.
  25. 1918 Thursday: The U.S. Congress passes the Sedition Act of 1918, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense.
  26. 1920 Sunday: Pope Benedict XV- the 258th Roman Catholic Church pontiff- canonized Joan of Arc.  Meanwhile, former Republican Vice President Levi Morton died in Rhinebeck, NY, on his birthday at age 96.
  27. 1927 Monday:  The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that bootleggers must pay income taxes on their ill-gotten gains.
  28. 1929 Thursday: The motion picture industry presented the first Academy Awards on this date.  The movie, “Wings,” won best production while Emil Jannings and Janet Gaynor won best actor and best actress respectively.
  29. 1939 Tuesday: The government began its first food stamp program in Rochester, New York; under future President Barack Obama, it is at the highest levels ever before seen.  Elsewhere, the Philadelphia Athletics and the Cleveland Indians met at Shibe Park in Philly for the first baseball game played under lights in the American League.  
  30. 1940 Thursday: Prime Minister Winston Churchill returns to London from Paris as the Nazi juggernaut rolls across France.  For the Germans, the conquest of France is going better than expected.  French troops are in full retreat while the British are struggling to reach the Channel Coast.  General Heinz Guderian’s XIX Panzer Corps is breaking away from the rest of the steam-rolling army to try to beat the Brits to the coast so as to complete the trap and bag tens of thousands of prisoners.  
  31. 1941 Friday: Over Birmingham, England, the Luftwaffe flies its last great air raid; after this, most units would begin moving eastward for the assault on Russia in early summer.  Meanwhile, the Italian army in Ethiopia under Count Aosta surrenders to the British.
  32. 1943 Sunday: The nearly month-long Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ended as German forces crushed the Jewish resistance and blew up the Great Synagogue.  An estimated 7,000 Jews died during the uprising while the Nazis summarily executed about 7,000 others.  The Nazis deported the remaining Jews, more than 40,000 of them to concentration camps scattered across Poland. 
  33. 1944 Tuesday: The first load of 180,000 Jews arrives at Auschwitz Concentration Camp.
  34. 1946 Thursday: Roger Earl, future original drummer of both Savoy Brown[i] and Foghat[ii] was born in London, England, on this date as was Robert Fripp—future multi-instrumentalist and ongoing original member of the British Prog-Rock band, King Crimson[iii].  Mr. Fripp was born in Wimborne Minster, England.  Elsewhere, Jack Mullin presented the first magnetic tape recorder to the world on this date.
  35. 1947 Friday: In Bournemouth, England, future drummer/vocalist with the Scottish rock band, Nazareth- Darrell Sweet- is born.  He would perform with the band from 1968 until his untimely death while on the road in 1999.[iv]  
  36. 1948 Sunday: Israel issues its first postage stamps.
  37. 1960 Monday: Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California.  Elsewhere, the Big Four summit in Paris collapsed due to the American U-2 spy plane incident.   
  38. 1961 Tuesday: Park Chung-hee seized power in South Korea in a military coup.
  39. 1963 Thursday: Gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in the space capsule Faith 7 to end Project Mercury.
  40. 1965 Sunday: Future bassist with the Grunge Rock band, Nirvana[v]—Krist Novoselic—is born in Compton, California, on this date.  Elsewhere, the Campbell Soup Company introduces SpaghettiOs under its Franco-American brand.
  41. 1966 Monday: China launched the Cultural Revolution, a radical as well as deadly reform movement aimed at purging the country of “counter-revolutionaries.”   This was a euphemism for slaughtering millions of older Chinese civilians who remembered the days before the communist revolution took over the country.
  42. 1969 Friday: Pete Townsend and Roger Daltrey of the Who[vi] undergo arrest on assault charges.
  43. 1975 Friday: Japanese climber Junko Tabei became the first woman to reach the summit of Mt. Everest.  Meanwhile, Muhammad Ali scores a technical knockout over Ron Lyle in the 11th round of their heavyweight title fight.  Lyle’s pro record went to 30-3-1 while Ali’s record went to 47-2 and he retained the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine’s heavyweight champion of the world boxing titles.  Ali’s next fight would be against Joe Bugner in June.  Lyle’s next fight would be against the legendary Earnie Shavers in September.
  44. 1977 Monday: In their heavyweight title fight, Muhammad Ali beats Alfredo Evangelista in 15 rounds in a unanimous decision.  Ali’s record went to 54-2 and retained the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine’s heavyweight champion of the world boxing titles while the Spanish-Uruguayan fighter’s professional record went to 14-2-1.
  45. 1980 Friday: In the 34th National Basketball Association’s Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 4 games to 2.
  46. 1982 Sunday: In the Stanley Cup Finals, the New York Islanders sweep the Vancouver Canucks in 4 games.
  47. 1983 Monday: The Lebanese Parliament signs a peace accord with Israel.
  48. 1984 Wednesday: Comedian Andy Kaufmann died in Los Angeles, California, at age 35.
  49. 1988 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in California v. Greenwood, ruled that police officers may search a person’s trash without a warrant.  Elsewhere, Surgeon General C. Everett Koop released a report declaring nicotine was addictive in ways similar to heroin and cocaine.   
  50. 1989 Tuesday: Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev and Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping ended a 30-year rift when they formally met in Beijing.
  51. 1991 Thursday: Queen Elizabeth is the first British monarch to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress.
  52. 2001 Wednesday: At the Cannes Film Festival, “Mulholland Drive,” a film directed by David Lynch, has its premiere.
  53. 2002 Thursday: In Glasgow, Scotland, James Dewar, the bassist/vocalist with the Scottish rock band, Stone the Crows[vii], and the legendary voice and bass of the original Robin Trower[viii] group died on this date from complications of a rare disease, which caused him to suffer repeated small strokes.
  54. 2010 Sunday: In Houston, Texas, Ronnie James Dio—vocalist who took the place of Ozzie Osborne in Black Sabbath[ix]—lost his battle with stomach cancer on this date; he was 67 years-old.
  55. 2011 Monday: The European Union approves a $110.8 billion (78 billion euro) bailout package for Portugal.  Elsewhere, after 59 years of successful operation, the Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas shutters its doors for good.
  56. 2012 Wednesday: In Beijing, construction crews complete construction of China Central Television Headquarters, ten years after the project began.
  57. 2013 Thursday: Pope Francis calls for worldwide ‘financial reform along ethical lines’, which would curb the ‘tyranny’ of ‘markets and financial speculation’.  Elsewhere, for the first time since 2007, Bill Gates regains the title of the world’s wealthiest man by amassing a personal fortune of $72.7 billion.
  58. 2014 Friday: California burning- near San Diego, California, authorities inform the public that at least 20,000 acres have gone up in smoke within the county.   This is the toll of 11 wildfires.  This crap goes on year after year because Democrats will NOT permit proper forest management, won’t build new dams to collect fresh water instead of allowing it to flow out to sea, and putting so many restrictions atop PG&E and other power companies to fight global warming by pursuing renewable energy goals that are unrealistic.  The state requires good governance and it’s not from the Democrats.
  59. 2015 Saturday: Mohammad Morsi, the first democratically elected leader of Egypt and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, receives a sentence of death for his role in a prison outbreak in 2011 that led to many deaths.  
  60. 2016 Monday: Pfizer announces plans to buy biopharmaceutical company Anacor Pharmaceuticals for $5.2 billion.  Meanwhile, Colombian law enforcement authorities make the largest drug bust in the history of their country: 18,000 pounds of high-grade cocaine.
  61. 2017 Tuesday: As the ongoing effort to destroy President Donald J. Trump continues, Newsweek reports that UNNAMED intelligence officials warned Israel NOT to share sensitive information with the president because he MIGHT pass it on to the Russians.  (Note- this is a load of crap).
  62. 2018 Wednesday: As talks on a summit between North Korea and the United States continues, Pyongyang says that it ‘might cancel the talks if the U.S. continues demanding unilateral disarmament of its nuclear weapons.  They know what happened to Libya that gave up its WMDs and things did not end well for the regime of Moammar Gaddafi.   Likewise, talks that were supposed to occur between North and South Korea are canceled as a protest of U.S. demands.
  63. 2019 Thursday: According to the Global Drug Survey, English-speaking peoples are more likely to get drunk throughout the year than do, non-English speakers, with the British getting drunk the most, an average of 51 times per year.  Folks, this is bogus information as Russians drink more than anyone and communist nations’ citizens (or authoritarian ones) drinking more than anyone anywhere else.   Elsewhere, the Trump administration finally does something that should have happened long ago and that is to cancel $929 million federal grant funding the disastrous California High-Speed Rail project, a project that seems to enrich Democratic politicians and their Chi-Com overseers.  (Note- we await Elon Musk’s Hyperloop which will make the train what it is- an expensive boondoggle).
  64. 2020 Saturday: Thanks to communist China, the Wuhan Virus Crisis continues as the disease continues causing problems around the world.  However, information coming from independent sources within the totalitarian state report as many as 750,000 cases of the coronavirus with possible number of deaths ranging from 150,000-to-250,000.  Since the authoritarian state won’t tell the world the truth, we must rely on these brave sources willing to put their lives and those of their families at risk to get the truth out to the rest of the world.  Here are the global statistics for today: 4,626,632 confirmed cases what with 311,363 confirmed deaths but 1,679,428 confirmed recoveries which is amazing, the number of recoveries compared to deaths.  In the United States, we have 1,497,244 confirmed cases, 89,420 confirmed deaths, but 272,525 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states where we have chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the stats, state by state, beginning first with the Golden State: 76,793 confirmed cases, 3,204 confirmed deaths, but of course, 0 confirmed recoveries- California, give us the information!  You are no better than flipping communist China!  For Hawaii, we have 638 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 564 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Gov. Ige.  For the once great state of Washington, now beset by a socialist state government, here are the stats: 18,288 confirmed cases, 999 confirmed deaths, but like that fellator Gov. Gavin Newsom in California, NO number of confirmed recoveries because Gov. Inslee won’t share the stats.  Vote these scumbags out of office as soon as possible.  
  65. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 163,716,770 confirmed cases, +6,113, 3,393,335  confirmed deaths, +117 and 143,320,593 confirmed recoveries, +77,970.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,715,951 confirmed cases, UP 20,704 from yesterday’s reporting, 600,147 confirmed deaths, UP 308,[x] and 27,136,020 confirmed recoveries, UP 38,423.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xi]   
  66. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 283,944 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 175,665 deaths.     
  67. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,768,962 confirmed cases, 62,687 confirmed deaths, and 2,011,220 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,292,004 confirmed cases, 36,085 confirmed deaths, and 1,885,265 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,761 confirmed cases, 492 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 424,930 confirmed cases, 5,684 confirmed deaths, and 205,072 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Grand Princess Ship: they have 122 confirmed cases, 7 confirmed deaths, and 115 confirmed recoveries.[xii]   
  68. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,119 confirmed cases, 6,382 confirmed deaths, and 832,072 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- South Korea, a rising power in East Asia: 132,290 cases of the virus, 1,903 confirmed deaths and 122,163 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]     
  69. 2021 Sunday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,382.13, UP 360.68 points (+1.06%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,429.98, UP 304.99 points (+2.32%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,173.85, UP 61.35 points (+1.49%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.51 per barrel, +0.14 (+0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,844.00 per troy oz., +5.90 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $27.53 per troy ounce, +0.16 (+0.58%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,231.10 per troy oz, +8.30 (+0.68%) while the price of COPPER is $4.06 per pound, +0.01 (+0.19%).[xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,892.50 per troy oz, +29.61 (+1.03%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $28,400.00 per troy oz., +400.00 (+1.43%).[xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.44 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.94.     In Trinidad and Tobago Dollar, one greenback equals 6.76 and in Tunisian Dinar, a buck equals 2.73 and in Turkish Lira, one dollar equals 8.44 of theirs.[xvii]    
  70. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.128 per gallon, $2.893 in Florida, $3.862 in Hawaii, and $3.535 in Washington state.[xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Utah: $3.359.  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- United Arab Emirates: $2.247 per U.S. Gallon.[xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,294,956,742,867 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.
  71. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– And they used to complain about President Donald J. Trump using Department of Defense funds to defend the southern border, we learn today that Joe Biden has diverted $2 billion from federal healthcare programs to care for illegal aliens overrunning the border.  Wow.   Meanwhile, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says that Joe Biden should relieve “Kooky Kamala” Harris of her duties as border czar because in 54 days in this position, the least popular woman in the United States has yet to visit the border.
  72. 2021 Sunday G: Foreign News / Overseas News–  Australia announces it is going to keep its borders closed to all but its own citizens returning home until mid-2022.   Next, the U.S. Department of Defense says that ‘yes indeed, Israel has the right to defend herself.’  Hell, we already know that.  They are on a crusade to eliminate Hamas and other Islamist scum from the planet.  We say continue. 
  73. 2021 Sunday H: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– the recount of ballots in Arizona has already yielded evidence that criminal activities did indeed occur in the subsequent hours after the 2020 Election.  There is word that ‘Senator’ Mark Kelly could be recalled, and that Martha McSally returned to her position.  We await further developments.
  74. 2021 Sunday I: Political News I– South Carolina reelected Drew McKissick to continue on as the state’s GOP chair of the state.  Next, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-Fl, has reached an agreement with the Seminole Nation for expanded casino development and gambling.  (Note- Chef Cherry and hubby are excited by this news- Hawaii never went for casinos).   Elsewhere, new polls show that IF Joe Biden does not run for a second term in 2024 and “Kooky Kamala” Harris somehow dips her corrupt toe in the water, her popularity as a candidate is in the pits.  (Note- we could have told them that- she was a disaster in California, too.  Thank God she’s gone).
  75. 2021 Sunday J: Miscellaneous News I–  Joe Exotic is seeking an early release from the slammer due to a possible cancer diagnosis.   Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, 1,500 trailers meant to house the homeless are sitting vacant in parking lots.  In other news, the FBI has re-classified the Alexandria, Virginia, baseball shooting of a few years back as ‘domestic terrorism.’  The dumb SOBs said at first it was a ‘case of suicide by cop.’  How flipping stupid do you think all of us are?  The ‘domestic terrorism’ call was the ONLY call.  (Note- for the BIG GOVERNMENT folks, they need another generation or two of misinformed souls before they can begin pulling the scams on us).
  76. 2022 Monday: We know, we’re behind…

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The next album by the Beach Boys came out in time for the Christmas holidays: “The Beach Boys Christmas Album” (November 09, 1964).  Once again, the lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), and Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals).  They also had some additional musicians to round out the holiday joy: a horn section, an orchestra for some of the tunes, as well as a session drummer- Jack Sperling- along with some others.  There are 12 Christmas tunes on this album including five penned by Brian Wilson and vocalist Mike Love such as the classic, “Little St. Nick.”  This is an awesome album, we encourage everyone to seek out, give it a listen, and then consider adding it to your collection.  We believe you will be extremely glad that you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

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

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

[iv] We hope to do the music of Nazareth within the next 4-5 years.  Stay tuned.

[v] We hope to share the music of Nirvana with the world within the next decade or so when we will do a series of Grunge Rock bands.

[vi] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015.  We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey.  We know you will enjoy them.

[vii] When we promoted the music of Procol Harum and Robin Trower, we should have presented Stone the Crows.  We apologize for this oversight.

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

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

[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.

130. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2022

1943 Monday: The coming late spring-early summer offensive in the Soviet Union is getting in motion. Operation Citadel- the attack on the Kursk Salient in the Ukraine- has been given the go-ahead by Hitler himself even though German intelligence assets have told the Fuhrer that the Soviets have established a massive defense in depth. This will be the greatest clash of armor and tactical aircraft the world has ever seen.

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130. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2022:

Confederate Memorial Day (North and South Carolina); Primary Election Day (West Virginia- state holiday)

U.S. Vice President John Sherman; U.S. Transportation Secretary Andrew Card; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Sherman and William Windom; U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde Smith; the Beatles featuring George Harrison, Donovan, the Rolling Stones, Spirit featuring Jay Ferguson, Traffic featuring Dave Mason, the Turtles featuring Mark Volman, and U2 featuring Bono:

  1. 946 Tuesday: The reign of the 129th Roman Catholic Pope Agapetus II begins on this date.  He would guide his flock until November 08, 955.
  2. 1267 Tuesday: Vienna’s Catholic Church orders all Jews to wear distinctive garb.
  3. 1278 Tuesday: England imprisons its Jews on charge of making ‘coins.’
  4. 1427 Thursday: The authorities of Berne, Switzerland, expel their Jewish population.
  5. 1497 Monday: Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves on his first voyage to the New World.
  6. 1503 Sunday: Christopher Columbus discovers the Cayman Islands.
  7. 1611 Tuesday: Sir Thomas Dale arrived in the Virginia Colony, where, as deputy governor, he instituted harsh measures to restore order.
  8. 1655 Monday: The English capture the island of Jamaica from the French.
  9. 1676 Sunday: “Bacon’s Rebellion,” frontiersmen against the Virginia government begins.
  10. 1752 Wednesday: Benjamin Franklin first tests his lightning rod.
  11. 1773 Monday: The English Parliament passed the Tea Act, which would regulate the price of tea throughout its North American colonies.
  12. 1774 Tuesday: Louis XVI acceded to the throne of France. 
  13. 1775 Wednesday: Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Colonel Benedict Arnold, captured the British-held fortress at Ticonderoga, New York.  Elsewhere, the Second Continental Congress convenes in Pennsylvania, issues paper currency for the first time, and names George Washington supreme commander.
  14. 1797 Wednesday: The United States launched its first naval ship, the USS United States.
  15. 1801 Sunday: The Barbary Pirates of Tripoli declare war on the United States, the nation’s first foreign war.
  16. 1818 Sunday: American patriot Paul Revere died in Boston at age 83.
  17. 1823 Saturday: The first steamboat to navigate the Mississippi River arrives at Ft. Snelling, Minnesota.  Meanwhile, in Lancaster, Ohio, future 35th U.S. Vice President John Sherman, is born.  A Whig, Oppositionist, and then a Republican, he served under President William McKinley from March 06, 1897, to July 27, 1898.  Prior to this, Sherman served the nation as its 32nd U.S. secretary of the Treasury.  In this capacity, he would serve under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 10, 1877, to March 03, 1881.
  18. 1827 Thursday: The future 33rd U.S. Treasury Secretary William Windom is born in Belmont County, Ohio.  A future Republican, he would serve under Presidents James Garfield and Chester A. Arthur from March 08, 1881, to November 13, 1881.  Windom would serve again as the 39th U.S. Treasury secretary.  This time, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 07, 1889, to January 29, 1891.
  19. 1840 Sunday: Mormon leader Joseph Smith moved his band of followers to Illinois to escape the hostilities they faced in Missouri.
  20. 1857 Sunday: The Indian Mutiny begins as the Sepoys revolt against their British overlords at Meerut, India.
  21. 1863 Sunday: During the Civil War, Confederate Lt. General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson died of pneumonia, a complication resulting from friendly fire incident eight days earlier during the Battle of Chancellorsville in Virginia.
  22. 1865 Wednesday: Union forces captured Confederate President Jefferson Davis in Irwinville, Georgia.
  23. 1869 Monday: Railroad officials drove the golden spike in Promontory, Utah, marking the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States.
  24. 1871 Wednesday: The Peace of Frankfurt-am-Main concludes between France and Germany, ending the Franco-Prussian War.
  25. 1872 Friday: Suffragist Victoria Woodhull, of the Equal Rights Party, becomes the first woman nominated for the presidency of the United States.
  26. 1902 Saturday: The nation of Portugal goes bankrupt.
  27. 1908 Sunday: The first Mother’s Day observance took place during a church service in Grafton, W. Va.
  28. 1913 Saturday: The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution calling upon all federal officials, from the president on down, to wear a white carnation the following day in observance of Mother’s Day.
  29. 1915 Monday: The sinking of the British liner HMS Lusitania causes mass outrage against Imperial Germany and its practice of unrestricted warfare.
  30. 1924 Saturday: J. Edgar Hoover becomes the head of the FBI on this date.  
  31. 1933 Wednesday: In Germany, the Nazis stage public book burnings, ‘cleansing’ the nation of unapproved works.
  32. 1939 Wednesday: The Methodist Episcopal Church, the Methodist Episcopal Church South, and the Methodist Protestant Church merged to form the Methodist Church.
  33. 1940 Friday: Winston Churchill succeeds Neville Chamberlain as British prime minister.  Meanwhile, German armies attack Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.  France also is under assault with the French and British caught entirely off-guard.  For 20 years, the French expected the German onslaught- if it came- to hit the Maginot Line, the lengthy border defenses stretching from the south north to Belgium.  Instead, German units will pour through the heavily forested Ardennes and into northern France.  Elsewhere, British troops begin landing in Iceland to prevent the Nazis from conquering the island and then putting it to use as a U-Boat staging area.
  34. 1941 Saturday: On a purported ‘peace mission,’ Nazi Deputy-Fuhrer Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland only to be captured, imprisoned, and eventually to die there in 1987, possibly due to suicide.  Meanwhile, a German air raid destroyed England’s House of Commons on this date.   In East Africa, the Allies are still fighting Fascist Italian forces in East Africa, the first part of the world to be liberated from the Axis.
  35. 1942 Sunday: The last U.S. troops in the southern Philippines surrender to Imperial Japanese forces.  Others flee to the jungles to continue the war against the Empire of Japan.
  36. 1943 Monday: The coming late spring-early summer offensive in the Soviet Union is getting in motion.  Operation Citadel- the attack on the Kursk Salient in the Ukraine- has been given the go-ahead by Hitler himself even though German intelligence assets have told the Fuhrer that the Soviets have established a massive defense in depth.  This will be the greatest clash of armor and tactical aircraft the world has ever seen as vast numbers of tanks, artillery units, ground attack aircraft and armor-busting dive bombers as well as more than a million men on both sides will collide in a clash of arms heretofore unseen in the history of the planet.   This will decide the fate of the Eastern Front.
  37. 1944 Tuesday: Heavy fighting continues along the Sino-Burmese border as Japanese and Chinese forces clash. 
  38. 1945 Thursday: Russian troops occupy Prague in Czechoslovakia.  The Czechs are hopeful that they will be liberated but soon will find themselves with a worse ruler than the previous one- Josef Stalin’s Soviet Union.
  39. 1946 Friday: Umberto II succeeds King Victor Emanuel as king of Italy.  Meanwhile, Dave Mason, future guitarist with the British band, Traffic[i], as well as a musician/songwriter with a long solo career and a brief stint with Fleetwood Mac is born in Worcester, England, on this date.  In addition, Donovan Leitch[ii] is born in Maryhill, Glasgow, Scotland, on this date, too, a man who came to fame within the Flower Power Movement and who still performs to this day.
  40. 1947 Saturday: Talented vocalist Jay Ferguson, lead singer of the psychedelic rock band out of Los Angeles, California, Spirit[iii], was born on this date in Burbank, California.  He performed with Spirit over the course of its first five albums and then moved on to a spin-off band, Jo Jo Gunne with Spirit bassist, Mark Andes.  Currently, he has had a long-running solo career and composes scores for well-known television shows.
  41. 1947 Saturday A: In Brockton, Massachusetts, future 11th U.S. secretary of Transportation- Andrew “Andy” Card- is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George H. W. Bush from February 24, 1992, to January 20, 1993.
  42. 1954 Monday: At Dien Bien Phu, the fighting is over, but more dying is to come.  The French officers have been rounded up and trucked away while the lower officers, the NCOs, and the rankers are separated by rank, nationality, even among the Foreign Legionnaires who are separated into the diverse nationalities from whence they came.  The largest ethnic group that fought at Dien Bien Phu after the French are the Germans, many of whom were former Wehrmacht and SS troops.  The Vietnamese who fought for the French are taken away, never to be seen again.  In France, public outcry is enormous as this smacks of Summer 1940 with the surrender of a French general and at least 9,000 survivors. 
  43. 1956 Thursday: Due to Islamist uprising in Algeria, France sends 50,000 reservists to bolster its military forces there.  Meanwhile, KFSN TV channel 30 in Fresno, California, begins broadcasting.
  44. 1959 Sunday: In Brookhaven, Mississippi, future GOP senator from the same state- Cindy Hyde Smith- is born.  She would enter office on April 09, 2018.
  45. 1960 Tuesday: The USS Triton completes its circumnavigation of the Earth submerged completely under water.  Elsewhere, Bono—future front man for the Irish-British rock band, U2[iv]—is born on this date in Dublin, Ireland.
  46. 1963 Friday: On the advice of Beatle[v] George Harrison, Decca Records signs the Rolling Stones.
  47. 1967 Wednesday: British law enforcement arrests three Rolling Stones[vi] on this date, charging Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, and Brian Jones on drug charges.
  48. 1968 Friday: Peace talks in Paris between the United States and North Vietnam begin.  Meanwhile, the “Night of the Barricades” began in Paris’ Latin Quarter as tens of thousands of student protesters erected obstacles against riot police; in the pre-dawn hours of May 11, the police moved in, resulting in violent clashes with the Marxist students that left hundreds of people injured. 
  49. 1969 Saturday: U.S. forces begin the assault on Hill 937, aka “Hamburger Hill,” in Vietnam.  Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., the Turtles[vii] play the White House; Mark Volman falls off stage five times.  Finally, the spacecraft Apollo 10 transmits the first color pictures of the Earth from space.
  50. 1971 Monday: At Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, former WBA heavyweight champion Jimmy Ellis improves his record to 30-6 by beating hometown favorite George Chuvalo in a 10-round unanimous decision.  As for Chuvalo, his pro record went to 63-17-2.
  51. 1973 Thursday: In the 27th National Basketball Association’s Finals, the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 4 games to 1.
  52. 1974 Friday: In the 7th American Basketball Association Finals, the New York Nets beat the Utah Stars 4 games to 1.
  53. 1975 Saturday: Sony commenced selling its Betamax home video-cassette recorder in Japan on this date.
  54. 1977 Tuesday: Actress Joan Crawford died in New York.
  55. 1984 Thursday: The International Court of Justice said the United States should halt any actions to blockade Nicaragua’s ports (the U.S. had already said it would not recognize World Court authority on this issue.
  56. 1994 Tuesday: Nelson Mandela takes the oath of office as the first black president of South Africa.  Meanwhile, the state of Illinois executed serial killer John Wayne Gacy, 52, for the murders of 33 young men and boys- worthless POS.
  57. 2003 Saturday: A citizen who had been visiting Toronto, Canada, takes the first confirmed case of SARS- a disease out of communist China- back to his native Finland.
  58. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush reacted with “deep disgust and disbelief” during a Pentagon visit as he examined recent photos of and video clips of American soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners.   Meanwhile, in Baghdad, Iraq, U.S. military forces obliterate the headquarters of jihadist cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.  Problem was that the jihadists had already fled.
  59. 2005 Tuesday: In Tbilisi, Georgia, President George W. Bush gets the shock of his life while meeting with Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili when a terrorist throws a hand grenade at him.  However, the explosive device failed to detonate, and the lives of both men were spared.
  60. 2006 Wednesday: In a rare move, the Chi-Coms declassify some diplomatic records from 1956 and 1960 that detail the split between the Chi-Coms and their Soviet Union benefactors. 
  61. 2007 Thursday: The U.S. House of Representatives passes a $96 billion war bill that will continue funding the disasters in Iraq and Afghanistan just so long as certain benchmarks are met in the conduct of the war.  Wow.  Meanwhile, military leaders from North and South Korea agree on a rail line crossing the DMZ, the first such connection between the two countries since before the Korean War erupted in 1950.
  62. 2008 Saturday: Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, takes the lead in the superdelegate count- a very peculiar thing the Democrats have to steal nominations in presidential elections for their chosen candidate.  The first-term Illinois senator is smoking Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY.
  63. 2009 Sunday: H1N1 claims a third life in the United States and finds its way into Japan and Australia.
  64. 2010 Monday: Solicitor General Elena Kagan is the youngest nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court and the third woman.  Elsewhere, jihadists carry out a wave of suicide attacks across Iraq, blowing up at least 102 unsuspecting souls and injuring more than 200.  Ah, the ‘religion of peace.’
  65. 2011 Tuesday: Exports for the month of April in China reach an all-time monthly high of $155.69 billion.   Elsewhere, CNN reports that the Central Intelligence Agency will show photos of the bullet-ridden corpse of terrorist mastermind, Osama bin Laden to the members of the military and intelligence committees in both houses of Congress.
  66. 2012 Thursday: In protest of the City of New York spending a proposed $300 million on the Fifth Avenue Branch of the NY Public Library, a group of more than 700 academics, scholars, writers, and others send a letter of protest to City Hall.
  67. 2013 Friday: Onboard the International Space Station, astronauts prepare for a contingency spacewalk to repair an anticipated ammonia leak in the station’s cooling system.   Meanwhile, U.S. government scientists during the Obama administration claimed worldwide levels of carbon dioxide, the major greenhouse gas climate change promoters blame for the questionable science of global warming, had hit a milestone, reaching an amount heretofore unencountered by humans.  Six years later, the planet is still going strong.
  68. 2014 Saturday: According to Brainy History, Brazilian police distribute pamphlets to World Cup visitors with instructions on how to behave in the event of a robbery; law enforcement means the ‘advice’ to protect victims from injury or death during crime.
  69. 2015 Sunday: As a gesture of thanks for Pope Francis’ efforts in facilitating the opening of doors between the United States and Cuba, Cuban President Raul Castro meets the pontiff at the Vatican; the Pope announces he will visit BOTH countries later that September.
  70. 2016 Tuesday: In India, a fertility clinic announces that a 70-year-old woman has successfully given birth to a baby boy.  WTF?  Sounds almost as bad as the horrible case of the Octomom.
  71. 2017 Wednesday: To the delight of environmentalists everywhere, the U.S. Geological Service releases a study claiming that some glaciers in Montana have receded by 85-percent over the past half-century.  No wonder imbeciles such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez believe the world is coming to an end soon.  Sadly, the Sun is the sole driver of all climatic changes throughout the entire Solar System.  Conversation and fighting pollution is indeed important but the Earth- and other planets- have all gone through periods of climate change throughout the history of said Solar system.  Meanwhile, to the ‘horror’ of Democrats, President Donald J. Trump shares classified intelligence regarding an ISIS attack coming soon against Russia with Russian Ambassador Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Oval Office.  (Hence, Trump-Russia ‘collusion’).
  72. 2018 Thursday: Following Iran firing missiles into Israel’s Golan Heights from Syria, the IDF lights up Iranian targets in Syria with 70 missiles, blowing up numerous installations and other military infrastructure.  Of course, Iran claims Israel started the fight.
  73. 2019 Friday: The United States raises tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese imports, a jump of 25-percent, following the collapse of trade talks between the United States and the communist nation.  Meanwhile, Uber becomes a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange on this date.
  74. 2020 Sunday: COVID-19 continues causing problems for the nations of the world what with 4,097,158 confirmed cases, 282,495 confirmed deaths, and 1,402,882 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,362,715 confirmed cases, 80,562 confirmed deaths, and 208,344 confirmed recoveries which is good, the recoveries that is.  Breaking down the three states in which the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California comes first.  In the Golden State, there are 66,773 confirmed cases and 2,745 confirmed deaths but no mention of recoveries.  In Hawaii, we have 732 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 561 confirmed recoveries.  In Washington state, there are 16,891 confirmed cases and 931 confirmed deaths but like California, there is no mention of confirmed recoveries.   
  75. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 159,527,685 confirmed cases, +549,998, 3,315,351  confirmed deaths, +8,678 and 138,098,049 confirmed recoveries, +71,473.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,506,648 confirmed cases, UP 22,997 from yesterday’s reporting, 596,116 confirmed deaths, UP 308,[viii] and 26,497,996 confirmed recoveries, UP 58,284.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]   
  76. 2021 Monday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became President on January 20, 2021, there have been 280,304 chi-vi deaths in the United States- President Biden, 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, the 46th president is shy 182,305 deaths.      
  77. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,759,618 confirmed cases, 62,314 confirmed deaths, and 2,003,503 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,272,102 confirmed cases, 35,785 confirmed deaths, and 1,853,131 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,267 confirmed cases, 488 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 416,317 confirmed cases, 5,626 confirmed deaths, and 202,588 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Northern Marianas Islands, yet another place  the Democrats will want to transform into a state after D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam, and Virgin Islands become states: they have 170 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.[x]   
  78. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,957 confirmed cases, 6,378 confirmed deaths, and 831,620 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Nigeria, a place overrun with far too many ‘princes’ all-in need of U.S. senior citizens’ life savings: 165,419 cases of the virus, 2,065 confirmed deaths and 156,297 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  79. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,742.82, DOWN 34.92 points (-0.10%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,401.86, DOWN 350.38 points (-2.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,188.43, DOWN 44.17 points (-1.04%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.85 per barrel, -0.07 (-0.011%).  The price of GOLD is $1,835.50 per troy oz., -2.10 (-0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $27.37 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.44%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,249.50 per troy oz, -16.00 (-1.26%) while the price of COPPER is $4.70 per pound, -0.02 (-0.45%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,952.91 per troy oz, +26.40 (+0.90%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,900.00 per troy oz., -400.00 (-1.37%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.42 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Seychellois Rupee, one greenback equals 15.18 and in Sierran Leonean Leone, a buck equals 10,154.00 and in Singapore Dollar, one dollar equals 1.33 of theirs.[xv]       
  80. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.103 per gallon, $2.876 in Florida, $3.810 in Hawaii, and $3.514 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Pennsylvania: $3.088.  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- Sudan: $2.026 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,270,989,160,341 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.
  81. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Under President Biden’s lack of attention, the border continues being overrun by illegal aliens.  ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris is in her 48th day as the so-called ‘Border Czar’ and has yet to tour the region.   Meanwhile, reporters from various news agencies continue reporting on the nonstop flow of illegal aliens pouring into the country.  One reporter on Fox News Channel witnessed a group of 40 or more Venezuelans walking across the Rio Grande this morning.  Hence why we say the river should be seeded with alligator pups.  Why aren’t local authorities running miles of razor wire along the border under their authority?  Minefields, folks, minefields.
  82. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– Today, we learned that after four months ‘on the job,’ Joe Biden has left dozens of ambassadorships unfilled.  What’s up with that?  Next, President Biden restores ‘tranny health protections’ reversing yet another President Donald J. Trump policy.  In other questionable news, a new AP-NORC Poll says that President Biden’s ‘approval ratings’ are buoyed by his pandemic response.’  WTF?  The commander-in-chief has done flipping nothing to improve the lives of the American people.  Next, supposedly Joe Biden is meeting with GOP leaders at the pivotal point in his ‘deal-making.’  What deal-making?   Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, RINO-KY, says, ‘the GOP is willing to agree to $800 billion on infrastructure but not the $1.3 trillion’ demanded by Joe Biden’s handlers.
  83. 2021 Monday H: Chi-Com News I– New reports are surfacing that suggest the Chi-Coms planned to weaponize bat viruses such as COVID-19 back in 2015 to further their Chi-Com BS agenda.  Screw them.  Next, author Gordon Chang says that the Chi-Coms ‘committed mass murder of Americans using COVID-19 as their weapon.’  In other Chi-Com news, the communists are demanding- we repeat- DEMANDING- the U.N. cancel a hearing on Uighur Muslims.  (Note- the communists don’t want anyone to know about their Nazi-like efforts to liquidate the Uighur Muslims and other religious and ethnic minorities so the Han Chinamen can rule supreme.  F**k them).
  84. 2021 Monday I: Foreign News / Overseas News– Overnight in Israel, 80 people have been injured fighting Israeli authorities.  It’s Muslim celebration time and when they celebrate, they attack Israeli military, law enforcement, and even the citizens.  For the first time in history, Hamas has fired rockets, we repeat- ROCKETS- into Jerusalem, a place the morons claim is SACRED to them.  The Knesset had to evacuate, so great was the danger.  (Note- folks, this is why God gave the world the neutron bomb- like Hamas and the rest of the trash up NOW). Ramadan begins in two days and of course, the Palestinians are going to run amok.  Elsewhere, U.S. Coast Guard assets working in the Straits of Hormuz were forced to fire warning shots at pesky Iranian swift boats trying to harass U.S. assets.  Sink them.  
  85. 2021 Monday J: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– The AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says, ‘there’s no doubt that the United States UNDERCOUNTED COVID-19 deaths.’  He also believes we must continue wearing masks into 2022.   Elsewhere in the world, once the COVID-19 curfews were lifted, people are now hosting and enjoying LARGE PARTIES.   Meanwhile, a new TIPP Poll says that the number of Americans who won’t take the vaccine has now risen to 26-percent.   Next, the FDA approves Pfizer-BioNTech’s Chi-Vi vaccine for use with 12-15-year-olds. In other Chi-Vi news, Wyoming joins the ranks of states to BAN COVID-19 ‘vaccine passports.’  Awesome.  Finally, many Catholic schools are having trouble in the times of COVID-19 keeping their doors open for students.
  86. 2021 Monday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– The Arizona 2020 Election Audit is off to a bad start as they cannot get their hands on the routers, the passwords, and other valuable information and tools so they can uncover the truth about the election many believe was STOLEN.  IF the Democrats have NOTHING to hide- then hand the requested stuff over to the investigators.   Meanwhile, Michigan is filing a lawsuit pleading evidence shows that votes in that state for President Donald J. Trump were flipped over to drooling old Joe “I’m a Racist” Biden.  Godspeed. 
  87. 2021 Monday L: Business News– Thanks to the stupidity of the Joe Biden regime, restaurants across the United States- including ours- are suffering due to a hiring crisis.  People make more money to sit at home on their asses than they do at work.  However, senile old Joe Biden did say that ‘if the unemployed don’t take jobs offered to them, they will lose their benefits.’  How does that work, Joe?  Employers aren’t going to people’s homes begging them to go to work.  What crap.  Speaking of the ‘generous unemployment benefits’ (until they run out and the country goes broke), Governor Spencer J. Cox, R-UT, says that the ‘added benefits are a disincentive.’  Amen.   Elsewhere, a California man was arrested for his $5 million PPP scam.  The dimwit spent the money on expensive sports cars.  The dumb ass is going to prison.  SOB.
  88. 2021 Monday M: National Security News– The Colonial oil pipeline shutdown enters its fourth day.  The 1,500-mile-long pipeline runs through 17 states.  Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-CO 3rd congressional district put out a tweet in which she said- more or less- that ’17 U.S. national security and intelligence agencies said there was NO interference in the 2020 Elections yet NONE of them had a clue that a pipeline running through 17 states was in danger of being hacked.’[xix]  Elsewhere, new information continues to arise showing that Hunter Biden may have had a close relationship with a Chi-Com female agent in much the same way as the slow-witted so-called ‘farter-in-chief’ Rep. Eric Swalwell, DS-CA 15th congressional district, had with Christine Fang, aka Fang-Fang, an operative of the Ministry of State Security, the MSS, an organization comparable to the KGB.  This woman sent Hunter Biden opposition research for his father’s 2020 presidential run.  Hmmm…
  89. 2021 Monday N: Political News I– Sadly, we learnt today just how compromised U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr was- he fought to keep flawed FBI Director Christopher Wray in his position.  Wow.  Next, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden’s TAX LIE has been exposed by rising inflation.  Speaking of Leader McCarthy, he backs Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, over GOP House Conference Chair Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, someone who can’t move on from January 06, 2021, and who won’t STFU about it.  She must GO.   Speaking of ‘Liz Cheney,’ U.S. Army Colonel Denton Knapp, Retired, is running for the windbag’s seat in 2022.  Elsewhere, Rep. James “Influence” Clyburn, D-SC 6th congressional district, says he is ‘willing to consider police reform without ending qualified immunity for law enforcement officers.’  Hmmm.  We shall see.
  90. 2021 Monday O: Political News II– President Donald J. Trump is endorsing Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, R-TX, for re-election.  Next, after the world learned that Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit ‘was doped,’ the 45th president pointed out that crap such as this is emblematic of the way the United States is going.  We agree.  Meanwhile, Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, says that ‘Joe Biden bears full responsibility for the LOW JOBS report of last week.’
  91. 2021 Monday P: Social Media News And Big Tech News– Numerous state attorney generals are seeking to stop Instagram’s ‘children’s accounts’ where the social media app can monitor and influence children’s minds.  We concur.  Later today, the FBI has confirmed that Darkside did indeed hack the Colonial pipeline.
  92. 2021 Monday Q: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Rep. Jerry Carl, R-AL 1st congressional district, told Newsmax that ‘the United States is distracted by WOKE.’  Amen.  Next, NBC is dropping the Golden Globes in 2022 over a diversity snafu. 
  93. 2021 Monday R: Miscellaneous News I– Quarterback Tim Tebow has signed a one-year deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars.  Soon, we will hear sobbing and wailing from fans of communist Colin “The Communist” Kaepernick whom NO ONE still will employ.  Boohoo.   Next, the IOC president called off a trip to Tokyo due to the ‘VID outbreak that just won’t go away there.   Meanwhile, Tucker Carlson broke the news of the DEEP TIES between the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci and his U.S. taxpayer funding of the Wuhan Institute of Virology, the birthplace of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  The question he raises is WHY the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci is not the subject of a criminal investigation or why he isn’t sitting in the hot seat before Congress getting his balls grilled off by concerned representatives and senators?  Damned good question.  The fact that the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci’s department helped FUND this debacle means he should be doing challenging time in the slammer NOW.  Is this what the Democrats are willing to do to destroy a highly popular president such as Donald J. Trump?  Shocking.
  94. 2021 Monday S: Whacked-Out News Of The Day– Nonagenarian House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has been blasted over her inability to distinguish one black baseball player from another.   It has come to light that when the aging speaker afflicted with dementia sent out birthday greetings to famed San Francisco Giants slugger, Willie Mays, for his 90th birthday (May 06, 1931),  she put out a picture of her and another dingbat with Giants player Willie McCovey who died on October 31, 2018.  When a big uproar descended upon her aging back, she had the temerity to blame a staffer for her failure to determine one black baseball legend from another.  Ain’t that how it always goes?  (Note- Nance, you truly should consider retirement and we mean YESTERDAY, not today).
  95. 2022 Tuesday: You know the drill…

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The sophomore effort by the Beach Boys- “Surfin’ USA”- came out on March 25, 1963, and featured the same lineup of Brian Wilson (bass, piano, and vocals), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Carl Wilson (lead guitar and vocals), Mike Love (vocals), and David Marks (rhythm guitar and vocals).  This album continued the new group’s rise to the top via tunes such as the title track, “Farmer’s Daughter,” and “Shut Down.”  The Beach Boys were not content to ride the wave with just one genre of music, i.e., surf music, as numerous copycats were jumping aboard the surf train.  They also were delving into their love of hot rods, hot chicks, and wild times in So-Cal.  Hawthorne, California, would never be the same nor would the world.  We hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.  

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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] Not sure as to when we will promote the music of Donovan, but we plan on doing so within the next decade.

[iii] We promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music. This included the music of Jo Jo Gunne.

[iv] We look forward to promoting the music of U2 when we promote the music of Thin Lizzy, sometime within the next 4-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when we do.

[v] 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.

[vi] 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.

[vii] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.

[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] Here is what WE think: like the Deepwater Horizon oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico blew up back in 2010, at the time many of us had our suspicions that the Obama-Biden administration had some foreknowledge of that event and used to shut down offshore oil drilling for years.  They shut down drilling off our coasts but allowed the rigs to relocate off the coast of Brazil to drill for oil down there.  Likewise, we think the Russian-backed Darkside hacking group shut this extremely important pipeline so as (1) to cut the amount of oil in the country; (2) to drive up the costs of oil and oil-based products; and (3) to help hasten the bullshit Green New Deal through to being.  Mark our words- Olaf Bologolo. 

102. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2022

Thanks for joining us today, we are attempting to become a bit more middle of the road so that entities such as Bing won’t throw our search results into the garbage. This, of course, will require time and diligence on our parts just as it will require patience on the part of our critics. We see the writing upon the wall, Biden administration.

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102. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2022:

National Library Workers Day

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt;  U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Byron White; U.S. Interior Secretaries Ken Salazar and Sally Jewell; U.S. Secretary of State Henry Clay; U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles Foster; Bill Haley and the Comets, the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring Gib Gilbeau, the Keef Hartley Band featuring Miller Anderson, Sonny & Cher featuring Sonny Bono, and Steppenwolf featuring John Kay:

  1. 0352 Saturday: The reign of the 35th Roman Catholic Pope St. Julius I ended on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on February 06, 337, and guided his flock until being called home by Lord today. 
  2. 1111 Wednesday: Pope Paschal II crowns Henry V, Roman emperor.
  3. 1204 Monday: Due to crookedness on the part of the Byzantine emperor, knights of the Fourth Crusade occupy and then sack the capital city of Constantinople.
  4. 1545 Thursday: French king Francois I orders his soldiers to kill the Protestants of the city of Vaudois.
  5. 1606 Wednesday: England adopts the Union Jack as its official flag.
  6. 1654 Sunday: England, Ireland, and Scotland unite.
  7. 1713 Wednesday: Dutch State-General signs peace with France: Netherlands loses Orange Princedom.
  8. 1776 Friday: North Carolina’s Fourth Provincial Congress authorized the colony’s delegates to the Continental Congress to support independence from Britain.
  9. 1777 Saturday: In Hanover County, Va., future 7th U.S. Secretary of State Henry Clay is born.  He would serve under President John Quincy Adams from 03-04-1825 to 03-04-1829.  He began political life first as a Whig, then as a National Republican, and finally as a Democratic Republican.
  10. 1782 Friday: The British navy won its only naval engagement against the colonists in the American Revolution at the Battle of Saints, off Dominica.
  11. 1787 Thursday: Philadelphia’s Free African Society forms.
  12. 1828 Saturday: In Tiffin, Ohio, future 40th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Charles Foster is born.  A future Republican, Foster would serve under President Benjamin Harrison from February 25, 1891, to March 06, 1893.
  13. 1833 Friday: Charles Gaylor patented the fireproof safe on this date.
  14. 1844 Friday: Texas becomes a territory of the United States.
  15. 1861 Friday: The American Civil War began as Confederate forces opened fire on Fort Sumter in South Carolina.
  16. 1862 Saturday: Union volunteers stole a Confederate locomotive near Marietta, Georgia, and headed toward Chattanooga, Tennessee, on a mission to sabotage as much of the rail line as they could; however, the Confederate security forces captured and imprisoned the raiders.
  17. 1864 Tuesday: Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest captures Fort Pillow, Tennessee, which led to the so-called ‘Fort Pillow Massacre” as his men killed deceptive Union troops among them many black soldiers.
  18. 1877 Thursday: James Tyng of Harvard first used the catcher’s mask in a baseball game in a game against the Lynn Live Oaks.
  19. 1892 Tuesday: Voters in Lockport, N.Y., became the first in the United States to use voting machines.
  20. 1900 Thursday: The Congress of the United States of America passes the Foraker Act, which establishes Puerto Rico as an established territory of the country.
  21. 1908 Sunday: At Chelsea, Massachusetts, a massive fire destroys homes that make 17,000 people homeless.
  22. 1911 Wednesday: The first nonstop London-to-Paris flight took place as Pierre Prier made it in 3 hours and 56 minutes.
  23. 1915 Monday: Ottoman Turkish troops begin the drive to displace the British holding the southern Iraqi port city of Basra.  This would become known as the Battle of Shaiba.
  24. 1919 Saturday: The British Parliament passes a 48-hour workweek with minimum wages.
  25. 1927 Wednesday: At Shanghai, China, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek begins a counter-revolution against the communists.  Elsewhere, the British Cabinet came out in favor of voting rights for women.
  26. 1928 Thursday: An anarchist attempts the assassination of Italy’s King Victor Emanuel II.
  27. 1934 Thursday: “Tender is the Night,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, was first published in book form after being serialized in Scribner’s Magazine.  Elsewhere, the second-highest wind speed ever recorded took place on Mt. Washington clocking in at 231 miles per hour.
  28. 1935 Friday: Germany prohibits the publication of non-Aryan writers.
  29. 1938 Tuesday: The first law requiring medical examinations prior to receiving marriage licenses took place in New York State.
  30. 1940 Friday: During the early days of World War II, Italy concludes its annexation of the Balkan nation of Albania.  Meanwhile, German troops enter Oslo and then begin moving out in all directions chasing retreating Norwegian units.  Elsewhere, the National Football League reduces the clipping penalty from 25 yards to 15 yards.
  31. 1941 Saturday: Vichy-France’s head of government Admiral Dalan consults with German leader, Adolf Hitler.  Meanwhile, at the Battle of Vevi on the Greek border, German troops break through and send British and Commonwealth troops in full flight.  
  32. 1942 Sunday: During the Bataan Death March, Japanese troops murder approximately 400 Filipino troops and officers.  Elsewhere, British troops under the command of Lt. General William Slim continue giving ground in Burma as Imperial Japanese forces redouble efforts- following the arrival of new reinforcements- to drive the Brits out of the country and out of the region.
  33. 1943 Monday: German troops commence the liquidation of the Jewish ghetto in the Polish city of Krakow.  The Nazis are beginning to feel a need to cover their tracks and to hasten the liquidation of all Jews within their crumbling empire.
  34. 1944 Wednesday: The U.S. Twentieth Air Force underwent activation, so it could begin the strategic bombing of Japan during World War II.  Meanwhile, Rumanian diplomats visiting Soviet forces are told that IF they want an armistice with the USSR, they will have to turn on their Nazi allies NOW as well as pay reparations for the damage their troops have caused to the Russian people.  The Rumanians reject this.  Elsewhere, John Kay, future vocalist of the rock band, Steppenwolf[i], was born on this date in Tilsit, East Prussia, Germany.
  35. 1945 Thursday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Warm Springs, Georgia, at age 63; Vice President Harry S. Truman succeeded him.  President Roosevelt was the nation’s longest serving president, entering office on March 03, 1933, until today.  Elsewhere, Miller Anderson—famed rock guitarist who played with the Keef Hartley Band[ii] among others—is born in Houston, Renfrewshire, Scotland, on this date.
  36. 1946 Friday: Syria gained its independence from France on this date.
  37. 1953 Sunday: The Minneapolis Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals in Game 7 of the NBA Finals by a score of 87-80 to win their fourth title in five years and to beat the Nationals twice.
  38. 1954 Monday: Bill Haley and the Comets[iii] record “Rock-around-the-Clock.”  Elsewhere, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission opened a hearing on whether Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, scientific director of the Manhattan Project, should have his security clearance reinstated amid questions about his loyalty (it was not).  Meanwhile, in French Indochina, a mishap occurs over the main camp at Dien Bien Phu occurs as a French B-26 bomber on a mission against the Viet Minh goes awry as the plane drops its bombs in the center of the camp due to heavy fog.  Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais is worried because at first, he believes the Chinese have entered the fight and have sent in their air force.  He learns that this is not so.
  39. 1955 Tuesday: The University of Michigan Polio Vaccine Evaluation Center declared the Salk vaccine–used in the fight against polio–safe and effective.
  40. 1961 Wednesday: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin became the first man to fly in space, aboard Russia’s Vostok 1 capsule, orbiting the Earth once before making a safe landing.
  41. 1962 Thursday: The 93rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Byron White assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy nominated White to fill the seat of Associate Justice Charles Whittaker.  White served from today until June 28, 1993.  
  42. 1963 Friday: Civil Rights leader the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., underwent arrest and jailing in Birmingham, Alabama, charged with contempt of court and parading without a permit.  During his time behind bars, King wrote his “Letter from Birmingham Jail;” the cops released him on bond on April 20.
  43. 1966 Tuesday: The United States Air Force begins attacking North Vietnam with B-52 strikes.
  44. 1981 Sunday: The space shuttle Columbia blasted off from Cape Canaveral on its first test flight.  Elsewhere, former world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis died in Las Vegas, Nevada, at age 66.
  45. 1983 Tuesday: Harold Washington won election as the first black mayor of Chicago.
  46. 1984 Thursday: In Portland, Oregon, heavyweight boxer Rocky Sekorski wins a 10-round split decision over his opponent, Ken Arlt, to put his professional record to 18-11.
  47. 1987 Sunday: Texaco filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy after it failed to settle a legal dispute with Pennzoil Company.
  48. 1988 Tuesday: Sonny Bono[iv] becomes the mayor of Palm Springs, California.   Elsewhere, the Chinese government named a new array of younger leaders to ensure economic reform.
  49. 1989 Wednesday: Former boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson died in Culver City, California, at age 67.  Meanwhile, the authorities discovered radical activist Abbie Hoffman dead at his home in New Hope, Pennsylvania, at age 52.
  50. 1990 Thursday: In its first meeting, East Germany’s first democratically elected parliament acknowledged responsibility for the Nazi Holocaust, and asked the forgiveness of Jews and others who had suffered at their hands.
  51. 1992 Sunday: Disneyland Paris opened in Marne-La-Vallee, France, on this date.  Whoo-hoo!
  52. 1999 Monday: U.S. President Bill Clinton receives a contempt of court citation for giving “intentionally false statements” in a sexual harassment civil lawsuit.
  53. 2002 Friday: Venezuelan military authorities arrest thug dictator Hugo Chavez and whisk him off to military barracks there to await trial for his crimes against the people of Venezuela.  People, you should have shot him right then.  Otherwise, they always come back as Chavez did.  Anyhow, Pedro Carmona becomes interim president.
  54. 2003 Saturday: Thanks to the invasion of their country by President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Baghdad has become of the most violent places on the entire Earth as riots and looting occur, even in the hospitals and the museums.  The Coalition figured that when Saddam fell, everything would be A-Okay and the grateful people would come together in a spirit of love and harmony, rather like a Woodstock 2003.  Only, things are not turning out this way.  Things are going to hell in a handbasket.  President Bush, Prime Minister Blair: YOU broke it, you own it.  Dimwits.
  55. 2004 Monday: A federal judge allowed a nationwide ban on dietary supplements containing ephedra to take effect, turning aside a plea from two manufacturers.   Elsewhere, as everything continues going south in Iraq, U.S. Army General Ricardo S. Sanchez announces that the U.S. mission is now to capture or kill hostile Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr whose notorious militias are making a shambles of Baghdad and the surrounding environs.
  56. 2005 Tuesday: Wolfgang Droege, perhaps Canada’s most prolific white supremacist- has a problem today.  Cops arrived at his home, found him murdered,  Even better for the cops, the perp was still inside the apartment with a gun in his hand.  Naughty, naughty.   They don’t like handguns in our neighbor to the north.
  57. 2006 Wednesday: Jurors in the Zacarias Moussaoui trial listened to a recording of shouts and cries in the cockpit as desperate passengers twice charged hijackers during the final half-hour of doomed United Flight 93 on September 11, 2001.  Meanwhile, as the Iranians continue working on their nuclear program, the Israelis threaten strikes on their nuke facilities as a ‘last resort’ if world leaders don’t put a stop to the insanity.  (Note- we say, “NUKE IRAN!  NOW!- Moses Scharbug III)
  58. 2007 Thursday: The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee authorizes Senator Patrick “Leaky” Leahy to investigate the firings of federal attorneys that occurred under the Bush #43 administration.  The administration says it’s missing emails.  We shall see.
  59. 2008 Saturday: Chi-Com President Hu Jintao meets with Taiwanese Vice-President-elect Vincent Slew, making it the highest-level meeting between the two nations ever.
  60. 2009 Sunday: Pope Benedict XVI says that only reconciliation between the Israeli and Palestinian peoples can bring peace to the region.
  61. 2010 Monday: In Hungary, parliamentary election results see 28 regional seats for the left-wing Hungarian Socialist Party, and 26 regional seats for the far-right Movement for a Better Hungary.   Meanwhile, President Barack Hussein Obama opens a summit of 47 nations to discuss how to keep nuclear weapons out of the hands of terrorists.
  62. 2011 Tuesday: As part of a crackdown on dissent in China, the authorities arrested 169 Chinese Christians attempting to hold an outdoor prayer session but released them soon afterward.
  63. 2012 Thursday: Mali swears in Dioncounda Traore, an interim president, marking the country’s transition back to civilian rule following last month’s coup.  Elsewhere, U.S. technology company Google, Inc. announces its 2012 first quarter earnings rose by more than 24%, and net profits increased to $8.14 billion.  Meanwhile, as a confrontation continues in the South China Sea between Chi-Com fishing (military vessels and Philippines fishing boats, Manila sends another warship to defend its interests.
  64. 2013 Friday: Russia threatens retaliation after the U.S. imposes sanctions on 18 Magnitsky list Russians accused of human rights violations.  Meanwhile, Macy’s loses its dispute with JC Penney; JC Penney wins the right to sell unbranded housewares designed by Martha Stewart in its stores.  Elsewhere, the 50th U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar left office on this date and his replacement- the 51st U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell- assumed the position.  Both Democrats, Secretary Salazar served under President Barack Obama from January 20, 2009, until today while Secretary Jewell served from today until January 20, 2017.
  65. 2014 Saturday: Researchers announce a new orally administered drug that may cure Hepatitis C; medical researchers declared 90-percent of patients in trials free of the virus after 12 weeks.  Elsewhere, gunmen- most likely Taliban thugs- kidnap 100 tribal leaders at a meeting in North Waziristan, Pakistan. 
  66. 2015 Sunday: Former first lady, New York senator, and secretary of state- Hillary Clinton- announces she will seek the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party for the second time.   Elsewhere, the War on Terror continues to rage as U.S. drone strikes whack at least four Taliban militants in North Waziristan.  Light ‘em up, boys, send them to meet with Mohammad!
  67. 2016 Tuesday: In Sunset, Louisiana, famed country rocker Gib Guilbeau who played fiddle, guitar, and sang with the on-again, off-again band, the Flying Burrito Brothers[v] (1974-1984 / 1986-1997), passed away on this date at age 78.  Elsewhere, U.S. military officials announce they whacked loads of Al-Shabab militants via drone strikes both yesterday and today.  Allah Akbar!  Who doesn’t want to go meet with Mohammad?
  68. 2017 Wednesday:  President Donald J. Trump says the “U.S. dollar is getting too strong” which is why he seeks to keep interest rates low.  In other news, liberals are going berserk after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the “Nazis never used poison gas.”  This is in response to Syrian chemical weapons attacks on jihadist rebels.  What he meant is that the Nazis did NOT use poison gas on the battlefield.  Yes, they used it in the concentration camps but did not use it on the battlefield as both the Central Powers and the Allies did during World War I.  Sheesh.  Elsewhere, Japan says it will join in U.S.-South Korean military exercises as North Korea is causing lots of problems right now.
  69. 2018 Thursday: Along the border between Israel and Gaza, Palestinians continue running amok which leads Israeli Defense Forces to take out another couple of terrorists which drives liberals the world over to shriek and cry.  Meanwhile, Gazan doctors claim they have to amputate the legs of some young kids the Israelis shot (we don’t believe this crock of crap).
  70. 2019 Friday: Governor Mike DeWine, R-OH, signs a bill that eliminates the possibility of abortion once a fetal heartbeat is heard.  This leads the American Civil Liberties Union to announce they are preparing a challenge to the bill.  Meanwhile, in Quetta, Pakistan, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace’ (you can figure out what it is) carry out a suicide bombing on a marketplace that blows 21 people to meet Allah sooner than they planned and left another 50 wishing that maybe they could have gone to meet him, too.
  71. 2020 Easter Sunday: sees 1,847,643 cases of confirmed COVID-19 around the world with 113,911 confirmed deaths and 422,489 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, there are 557,783 confirmed cases with 21,965 confirmed deaths and 31,976 confirmed recoveries at the time of this update.  Sadly, many locales around the U.S. have ordered churches to be closed to ‘prevent the spread of the Wuhan Virus Crisis’ the communists running the People’s Republic of China have given the world.  Question is, when Ramadan- a holiday of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam- begins on April 23 and runs through May 23, will local and state governments order mosques to close, too?  Millions of Americans suspect this will not be the case as the government only seeks to persecute Christians and Jews but NEVER Muslims.
  72. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 136,315,604 confirmed cases, +599,097, 2,940,833  confirmed deaths, +8,641, and 77,593,298 confirmed recoveries, +388,688.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,442,604 confirmed cases, UP 94,373 from yesterday’s reporting, 567,894 confirmed deaths, UP 752, and 119,004,328 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[vi]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  73. 2021 Monday A: NOTE: SINCE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 240,090 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.   Dr. Scott Gottlieb takes the ‘Biden administration’ to task for NOT surging vaccines and resources into coronavirus hotspots but to continue doling vaccines out based on population numbers. 
  74. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,701,555 confirmed cases, 60,434 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,125,846 confirmed cases, 34,056 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,045 confirmed cases, 471 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 378,052 confirmed cases, 5,373 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Kentucky, the home of “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell and his Chi-Com wife, Elaine Chao: they have 436,434 confirmed cases, 6,350 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.[vii] 
  75. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,072 confirmed cases, 6,299 confirmed deaths, and 826,205 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Greece, birthplace of the AICPENDBLOG.COM’s very own Chef Tiresias: 295,480 cases of the virus, 8,885 confirmed deaths and 93,764 confirmed recoveries.[viii]  In other China Virus news, India has now overtaken Brazil as having the newest cases of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Not good.   
  76. 2021 Monday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,745.40, DOWN 55.20 points (-0.16%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,850.00, DOWN 50.19 points (-0.36%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,127.99, DOWN 0.81 points (-0.02%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.63 per barrel, -0.07 (-0.12%).  The price of GOLD is $1,732.60 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $24.83 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.15%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,174.90 per troy oz, +0.10 (+0.01%) while the price of COPPER is $4.02 per pound, 0.00 (+0.02%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,677.52 per troy oz, +38.28 (+1.45%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $29,000.00 per troy oz., -100.00 (-0.34%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.13.     In Egyptian Pound, one greenback equals 15.64 and in Emirati Dirham, a buck equals 3.67.[xii]  
  77. 2021 Monday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.936 per gallon, $2.840 in Florida, $3.718 in Hawaii, and $3.337 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- District of Columbia: $3.016.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,162,923,067,501 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiv]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
  78. 2021 Monday F: PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN NEWS– The state of Arizona is suing the ‘Biden administration’ over its flawed border policies.  They are suing the corrupt regime on environmental grounds as the hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens pouring across the southern frontier are leaving heaps of garbage, fecal matter, urine, discarded clothing, condoms, beverage containers, food wrappers, and all sorts of other garbage that is destroying the pristine environment along the Arizona-Mexico border.  Next, President Joe Biden taps two openly hostile critics of President Donald J. Trump to lead key agencies.  First, he picks Tucson, Arizona’s chief of police, Chris Magnus to lead Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) and Ur Jaddou to head U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.  Both of these POS will push open borders policies.  Speaking of open borders, today is Day 19 that Border Czar “Kooky Kamala” Harris has failed to hold a press conference so she can share her ideas for fixing the southern border crisis.   
  79. 2021 Monday G: PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN NEWS II– The first family’s dog, Major, is scheduled to get another round of training for all the people he has bitten since entering the White House.  What more proof does one need that the dog is a prop for a feeble old coot like President Joe Biden?  Next, as the White House continues trying to convince the American people that another $2 trillion bill- this one, the INFRASTRUCTURE FIASCO BILL[xv]– is somehow good for them, Biden’s henchmen are going to target the home states of GOP leaders for a concerted push.  (Note- Joe, we don’t want this POS bill.  What you are going to do is that borrowing money from our enemies- that’s right- I flipping said it- the Chinese- you are going to allow them to become de facto owners of U.S. businesses and landlords of the American people.  Chef Kilgore).   Meanwhile, we learn today that RINO wife of the late Senator John S. McCain- Cindy- could get an ambassadorship to the United Nations Food Program.  Say it ain’t so, Joe!  Big flipping deal.   Finally, President Joe Biden is going to nominate former Pentagon employee Christine Wormuth to become the U.S. Army secretary.  If she gets the gig, she will become the first woman to hold this position.  YOU couldn’t find a tranny for secretary of the Army, Joe?
  80. 2021 Monday H: POLITICAL NEWS I– Fascist Governor Gretchen Whitmer, DS-MI, is peeved today at her Chief Operating Officer Tricia Foster basically told her boss to ‘go f**k herself’ by taking her family to Florida to vacation during spring break and then possessing the chutzpah to post photos of her vacation to online social media sites.  According to Herr Whitmer, NO one in Michigan government is to disobey her by going to the EVIL, COVID-19-infested Florida.  Oh, well.  We predict Governor Whitmer is going to face a Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu moment when the citizens of her state drag that Frankenstein-headed b***h (the only thing she’s missing are the bolts in her neck) and her family out and liquidate them.   This is the fate of ALL dictators.[xvi]  In other news, former DNI John Ratcliffe says that ‘Hunter Biden’s Ukrainian connections and his laptop are NOT Russian disinformation.’ 
  81. 2021 Monday I: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEA NEWS– the Iranians are running around jabbering and swearing over the recent BLACKOUT that befell their main nuclear facility in Natanz.  Israel, if YOU are going to f**k with these scumbags, how about setting a chain reaction off within the program so the entire country blows the hell up?  Now, that would be something we would all love to see.  Meanwhile, the ‘Biden administration’ is negotiating with Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala (Trump already did this) to obtain their help in stopping the tidal wave of illegal aliens flooding from the three Central American countries through Mexico and into the U.S.  We believe we should militarize the southern border and throw back every wave of illegals invading our country.
  82. 2021 Monday J: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS– After a traffic stop goes awry in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, people are criticizing the moron judge in the murder trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd because with all the problems that have occurred in the area as well as across the country because he did not sequester the jury in this case.   Next, New York State continues to forge ahead with its incredibly STUPID plan of giving checks as high as $15,600 apiece to illegal aliens who may have been affected by the ‘VID when U.S. citizens have lost homes, businesses, and many of them are living out on the streets.  Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov, aka the “Gropin’ Gov” must go now.  In other news, Victor Davis Hanson says that ‘all organizations and institutions have all gone WOKE.’ 
  83. 2021 Monday K: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– President Donald J. Trump says it is imperative that the GOP reclaims both the House and Senate in 2022.   Elsewhere, following the accidental shooting death of a young black man in Minnesota last night, three counties are placed under curfew and the National Guard is now patrolling the streets.  Police in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota (see previous), said that the female officer who shot 20-year-old Duante Wright thought she was drawing her taser as he sought to flee and instead shot him.   In other curious news, the U.S. is warning the People’s Republic of China NOT to make a move on Taiwan.  We shall see.  Russia in the Ukraine, Iran flexing its muscles, and North Korea going mum, no one knows what the heck is going to happen.  Finally, as the volcano continues erupting on St. Vincent, ferries are taking people away from the island BUT ONLY if they have vaccinations for the Chi-Vi.  We guess loads of people are going to die.  WTF?
  84. 2021 Monday L: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS II– Taiwan reports that the Chinese flew 25 warplanes into their airspace earlier today.  Unlike the time when Chinese leader Hu Jintao was reaching out to Taiwan’s leadership, it’s clear that Xi Jinping is pulling a full-on Adolf Hitler, trying to intimidate neighboring countries around the borders of the People’s Republic of Chi-Com Land or actively trying to subvert them so as to force them into the fold.   Taiwan’s air defenses locked onto the PRC warplanes while tracker planes flew along with them.  War is coming, folks, war is coming, and we have, uh, President Joe Biden?  WTF!
  85. 2022 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 500,813,931 confirmed cases, +1,169,664, 6,209,098 confirmed deaths, +3,580 and 450,867,362 confirmed recoveries, +1,448,464. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,131,411 confirmed cases, UP 29,465 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,013,015 confirmed deaths, UP 588,[xvii] and 79,999,664 confirmed recoveries, UP to 47,235.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xviii]
  86. 2022 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 563,722 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 199,057 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 447 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  87. 2022 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,134,145 confirmed cases, 89,534 confirmed deaths, and 8,888,559 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,913,991 confirmed cases, 73,588 confirmed deaths, and 5,796,925 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 241,972 confirmed cases, 1,382 confirmed deaths, and 236,758 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,467,059 confirmed cases, 12,566 confirmed deaths, and 1,431,389 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Delaware: they have 259,419 confirmed cases, 2,884 confirmed deaths, and 253,989 confirmed recoveries.[xix]   
  88. 2022 Tuesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,011,666 confirmed cases, 10,601 confirmed deaths, and 3,941,841 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Palau, 210th place on the list: 4,322 cases of the virus, 6 confirmed death and 3,803 confirmed recoveries.[xx]                         
  89. 2022 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,220.36, DOWN 87.72 points (-0.26%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,371.57 DOWN 40.38 points (-0.30%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,397.45, DOWN 15.08 points (-0.34%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $101.60 per barrel, +1.00 (+0.99%).  The price of GOLD is $1,969.90 per troy oz., -6.20 (-0.31%) while the price of SILVER is $25.58 per troy ounce, -0.16 (-0.62%).  The price of PLATINUM is $968.10 per troy oz, -4.30 (-0.44%) while the price of COPPER is $4.70 per pound, -0.01 (-0.13%).[xxi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,337.95 per troy oz., -94.22 (-3.87%). The price of RHODIUM is $19,200.00 per troy oz., +300.00 (+1.59%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,180,000.00 per CNY/T, -30,000.00 (-2.48%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,264.00 per USD/T, +16.00 (+0.49%). The price of ZINC is $4,451.00 per USD/T., +161.00 (+3.75%).   The price of COCOA is $2,583.00 per USD/T, -33.00 (-1.26%).  The price of COFFEE is $233.80 per USD/T, -2.80 (-1.18%).  The price of LUMBER is $874.20 USD 1,000 board feet -12.10 (-1.37%).[xxii]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.92 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 19.80, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 82.88 of theirs.    In Jordanian Dinar, one greenback equals 0.71 and in Kazakhstani Tenge, a buck equals 448.08 and in Kenyan Shilling, one dollar equals 115.35 of theirs.[xxiii]       
  90. 2022 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.748 per gallon, $4.056 in Florida, $5.239 in Hawaii, and $4.669 in Washington state.[xxiv]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Delaware- $3.945.  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 14th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Bahrain: $2.008 per U.S. Gallon.[xxv] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,380,403,104,848 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Germany the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Bermuda.  This nation holds $73,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  91. 2022 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis- The ongoing war in Ukraine is raising the specter of global famine as Russia is among the biggest producers of fertilizers across the world.  Atop this conundrum, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the West in general and the U.S. in particular that ‘Russia cannot be isolated nor held back from pursuing its goals.’  Putin’s goals are evil: the mayor of Bucha reported that at least 400 bodies of Ukrainian civilians have been recovered from where Russian forces massacred them.  The Russians claim they massacred no one but the Russkies never change.  Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken- and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky- say they cannot confirm claims that Russia used chemical weapons on civilians in Mariupol.  However, former Republican presidential candidate Jim Gilmore says that the ‘U.S. may have to provide chemical weapons to Ukraine.’
  92. 2022 Tuesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I- Vice President Kamala Harris has been in charge of the border disaster for the past 375 days.  She has not arrived on scene to do the job in, uh, 289 days.  Yet, she still receives a paycheck.  Wow.  By our account, the cost of caring for the illegal aliens since the beginning of January 2022 is in our estimate, $649,272,590 while the cost of caring for the illegals since President Joseph R. Biden and Vice President Harris held up their right hands with their left hands on the Bible and took the oath to preserve and to defend the country, we estimate the cost of caring for the illegal alien invasion army at $42,395,348,333.  Imagine what that money could do for the American people?  Since January 01, 2022, we estimate that 1,036,752 illegals have arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border and that the conservative estimate of illegal aliens living in our country as you read this at 46,428,238.  We contend that there are between 85-to-125 million illegal aliens in the country, which is a horrendous number, something that seems to be on purpose to topple the U.S.  Time for patriots of all backgrounds to defend the country.  (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  93. 2022 Tuesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I- Taiwan is reading the tea leaves and recognizes that as Russian efforts in Ukraine continue to sour, a second front is about to open up thus Taipei is putting out a pre-invasion handbook with which to prepare their people for the inevitable.  We suspect that Beijing is weighing the consequences if they lose capital warships in the Straits of Taiwan.  Will they continue building armaments for future plans or will they roll the dice as Vladimir Putin has?  In other news related to China, Warner Bros. is taking loads of heat from WOKE Americans over censoring Dumbledore as gay at the request of Beijing.
  94. 2022 Tuesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I- In yet another blow to Democrat dreams and hopes, a new Axios-Ipsos poll says that less than 10-percent of American voters believe that COVID-19 is a severe problem in the country at present.  Give the Dems time and by October, the country will be beset by another wave of COVID-19, possibly the Frankenstein variant,[xxvii] mentioned a week ago in England and then instantly sent into the shadows.  This could become a two-year cycle every election year where new strains of COVID-19 come out with just enough time to cause problems for elections.
  95. 2022 Tuesday J: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News- (1) Pfizer: $53.11 (2) AstraZeneca: $68.61 (3) Novavax: $58.10 (4) Merck & Company: $85.63 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $179.90  (6) BioNTech: $169.13 (7) Moderna: $159.50.
  96. 2022 Tuesday K: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News- (1) Raytheon: $102.60 (2) Boeing: $176.28 (3) General Dynamics: $243.82 (4) Lockheed Martin: $467.55 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $463.28.
  97. 2022 Tuesday L: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News- (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.08 (2) DuPont: $68.46 (3) 3M: $148.58 (4) Honeywell: $190.99  (5) Teijen: $1,313.00.
  98. 2022 Tuesday M: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News- (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $22.52 (2) Beyond Meat: $43.58  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $67.95.
  99. 2022 Tuesday N: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News- (1) Wal-Mart: $153.23 (2) Lowe’s: $204.14 (3) Home Depot: $306.29 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $581.36 (5) Amazon: $3,015.75.
  100. 2022 Tuesday O: Political News I- Governor Kevin Stitt, R-OK, signed a bill prohibiting abortion in the state.  In other news, Republicans are calling out U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm over her sneaking components of the Green New Deal into ‘law’ by making them regulations that are not passed by lawmakers thus, it is difficult to overturn or to remove them. Still, when Donald J. Trump was in the White House, for every new regulation passed, two had to be removed.  Boy, those were the good old days.
  101. 2022 Tuesday P: Political News II- Democrats continue enduring self-inflicted problems via their electing crooks and scumbags.  Federal agents scooped up Empire State Lt. Governor Brian Benjamin for campaign finance fraud.   Upon being charged, the Lt. Governor resigned.  What the heck is wrong in the Empire State?  Former Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo was a POS, state Attorney-General Letitia James is a POS, current Governor Kathy “Heil Hitler” Hochul certainly is a POS just as current Big Apple Mayor Eric “Sleazebag” Adams is and his predecessor, Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio most definitely was. It would appear that the Empire State has rapidly passed Illinois as the most corrupt state in the Union.  They have lost other losers such as former Governor Eliot Spitzer and former Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, and an extensive list of others.  How embarrassing.
  102. 2022 Tuesday Q: Political News III- It appears that Senator Mitt Romney, RINO-UT, is aware that his popularity is waning.  He is pondering his political future.  You still have a couple of years to straighten up, Mitt, but NO true Republican would ever vote for you again, especially if you tried to run for the presidency again.   In other news, Twitter has temporarily banned Jack Posobiec over his Disney ‘grooming’ parody.  Speaking of Disney, up until the state passed the Parental Rights in Education law donated $190,000 to GOP candidates whereas now, no more.  We suspect they donate loads of money to Democrats, however… Texas Department of Education issues guidelines for library books in its schools.  No perversion here, folks.
  103. 2022 Tuesday R: Mass Shootings News- This morning, a shooter carried out an attack on New York City’s subway system using smoke bombs to confuse his intended victims and a handgun to shoot them.  He shot 10-11 people but killed none.  Approximately 16 people were injured in the melee and while fleeing the scene.  Many of the victims appeared to be Asian and the shooter was identified as a black man named Frank James.  Law enforcement later found a U-Haul truck from Arizona and are carrying out a massive manhunt for Mr. James.  Currently, there is no belief that the mass shooting is related to terrorism.  (Note- if it were a white guy, it would be white supremacism run amok).  Regarding this unfortunate incident, Congresswoman Claudia Tenney, R-NY 22nd congressional district, says that attacks ‘follow the undermining of the NYPD.’
  104. 2022 Tuesday S: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw- Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1754 what with a $106 million jackpot on the line: 02, 08, 14, 20, 31, and Mega 17. Out of 59,520 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were 75 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $237 apiece.
  105. 2022 Tuesday T: Thanks for joining us today, we are attempting to become a bit more middle of the road so that entities such as Bing won’t throw our search results into the garbage.  This, of course, will require time and diligence on our parts just as it will require patience on the part of our critics.  We see the writing upon the wall, Biden administration.


BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0798 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Sonnet at Sunset.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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Levon Helm had formed his own group back while he was still part of the Band: Levon Helm and the RCO All-Stars.  His record label released an archival release- “Levon Helm and the RCO All-Stars: Live at the Palladium, NYC, New Year’s Eve 1977” on July 25, 2006.  Of the 13 songs on the disc, most of them were covers which is cool because we have a wide range of musical influences here.  The band was more of an orchestra what with Levon Helm (lead and backing vocals/drums), the great Paul Butterfield (harmonicas), Steve “The Colonel” Cropper and Fred Carter Jr. (guitars), Booker T. Jones (keyboards and percussion), the “Night Tripper” aka Mac Rebennack (keyboards and gris-gris), Donald “Duck” Dunn (bass), a horn sections, strings, a conductor, and guest appearances by fellow Band mates Robbie Robertson and Garth Hudson.  We love the album, particularly the Taj Mahal cover of “Ain’t That a Lotta Love,” which is why we encourage everyone to seek this album out wherever you can find it- you will be glad you did.  At Amazon, you can pick it up for less than $29.97 so what the heck?  Seek it out now…

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

[ii] We promoted the music of the Keef Hartley Band as well as of one of its integral members Miller Anderson on Monday, 02-October-2017 through Saturday, 21-October-2017.  We hope you will check their music out by visiting those posts.

[iii] Not sure when we will promote the music of Bill Haley and the Comets but when we do, you will be among the first to know.

[iv] At some point, we will do the music of the Mamas and the Papas the same time we do the music of Sonny & Cher.  We hope you will continue awaiting that glorious day.

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

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

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

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

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

[xv] President Joe Biden says he is now willing to negotiate the size and scope of his ‘infrastructure bill.’  Whoopie-do!

[xvi] We would never call for violence against anyone.  We’re just saying folks that Whitmer bears close resemblance to Mr. and Mrs. Ceausescu.

[xvii] 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)

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

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

[xx] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxvii] What to know about COVID-19 ‘Frankenstein’ variant, XE | WFLA

98. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 08, 2022

1954 Thursday: In the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, having lost Eliane 1 to the People’s Army the preceding night, Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais approves a plan for Major Marcel Bigeard to take it back later in the night/early morning. The size of the camp has been whittled down from more than 1,100 acres to around 640. Every scrap of land is essential to the defenders as is bleeding the communists dry faster than the communists are bleeding them.

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98. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 08, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Howell Edmunds Jackson; U.S. Attorney General Richard Olney; U.S. Secretary of State Richard Olney; U.S. Senator Ron Johnson; Secretary-General of the Communist Party (Soviet Union) Leonid Brezhnev,  the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Danny Thomas, Family featuring Roger Chapman, Grand Funk Railroad featuring Mel Schacher, Guns ‘N’ Roses featuring Izzy Stradlin, the Keef Hartley Band featuring Keef Hartley, Michael Schenker Band featuring Andy Nye, Nirvana featuring Kurt Cobain, and YES featuring Steve Howe:

  1. 1195 Saturday: Alexius III Angelus drives out brother Isaak II as Byzantine emperor.
  2. 1378 Wednesday: The 202nd Roman Catholic Pope Urban VI became Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would shepherd Christians across the globe from today until October 15, 1389.
  3. 1455 Sunday: Alfonso de Borgia elected as the 209th Roman Catholic pontiff- Pope Callixtus III- on this date.  Callixtus would lead his Christian subjects from today until August 06, 1458.  
  4. 1513 Tuesday:  Explorer Juan Ponce de León claimed Florida for Spain.
  5. 1730 Saturday: 1st Jewish congregation in U.S. forms synagogue, “Shearith Israel, New York City.”
  6. 1789 Wednesday: The House of Representatives held its first meeting on this date.
  7. 1801 Wednesday: Soldiers riot in Bucharest, killing 128 Jews.
  8. 1820 Saturday: A farmer on the Greek island of Milos discovered the Venus de Milo statue.
  9. 1832 Sunday: In Paris, Tennessee, future 54th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Howell Edmunds Jackson is born.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated the Democrat to fill Associate Justice Lucius Lamar’s seat.  Jackson would serve from 02-18-1893 to 08-08-1895.
  10. 1834 Tuesday: In New York Cornelius Lawrence became the first mayor elected by popular vote in a city election.
  11. 1839 Monday: Apple Valley held the first collegiate rodeo in this nation on this date.
  12. 1864 Friday: The U.S. Senate passed, 38-6, the 13th Amendment to the Constitution abolishing slavery (note, these were Republicans who did this, NOT the Democrats).  In January 1865, the U.S. House of Representatives passed it.  In December 1865, it underwent ratification and adoption into the Constitution.  
  13. 1873 Tuesday: Alfred Paraf patented the first successful oleomargarine. 
  14. 1898 Friday: At the Battle of Atbara River, Anglo-Egyptian forces crushed 6,000 Sudanese Islamists in battle.  
  15. 1911 Saturday: The Harvard Club in New York City held the first squash tournament on this date.  Elsewhere, an explosion at the Banner Coal Mine in Littleton, Ala., claimed the lives of 128 men.
  16. 1913 Tuesday: The 17th Amendment to the Constitution, providing for the popular election of United States senators (as opposed to appointment by state legislatures), was ratified.  President Woodrow Wilson became the first chief executive since John Adams to address Congress in person as he asked lawmakers to enact tariff reform.
  17. 1917 Sunday: In Boston, Massachusetts, the 34th U.S. Secretary of State Richard Olney died.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from 06-10-1895 to 03-05-1897.  He also served the nation as its 40th U.S. Attorney General.  In this capacity, he served under President Grover Cleveland from 03-06-1893 to 06-10-1895.  He then became 34th U.S. Secretary of State.
  18. 1935 Monday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Emergency Relief Appropriations Act, which provided money for programs such as the Works Progress Administration.
  19. 1939 Saturday: King Zog I of Albania flees ahead of advancing Italian troops who invaded his nation a week prior.
  20. 1940 Monday: German battle cruisers sink the British aircraft carrier HMS Glorious.  Elsewhere, some naval actions occur between Kriegsmarine and Royal Navy forces as German invasion forces bound for Norway draw closer to Norway. 
  21. 1941 Tuesday: Joe Louis scores a technical knockout of Tony Musto in the 9th round to retain the NYSAC, NBA, and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  The “Brown Bomber’s” pro record would go to 48-1.  The Germans and Hungarians are rolling into Yugoslavia pummeling one defensive point after another.  There is no stopping the Nazi war machine.  Still, it’s a side show from the real operation, Operation Barbarossa, set to begin in early May.  Will the Axis be able to maintain its schedule, or will it lose crucial time?  We shall see.  In East Africa, the British and Indian troops continue rolling up crumbling Fascist Italian forces as they roll into Massawa.
  22. 1942 Wednesday: Extraordinary lead vocalist of the British rock group Family[i], Roger Chapman, was born on this date in Leicester, the United Kingdom.  Meanwhile, the Soviets managed to open a rail link to the besieged city of Leningrad.  Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater, U.S. and Filipino troops begin destroying their equipment on Corregidor as soon, they will have to race the white flag and surrender to the Imperial Japanese troops besieging them.
  23. 1943 Thursday: For his part in the Mau-Mau Rebellion, the British authorities convict Kenyan leader, Jomo Kenyatta.  Meanwhile, U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, to check inflation, freezes wages and prices; prohibits workers from changing jobs unless they would aid the war effort; and bars rate increases to common carriers and public utilities.  Finally, “One World” by Wendell Willkie underwent publication for the first time.
  24. 1944 Saturday: Future rock drummer Keith “Keef” Hartley who would form and lead the Keef Hartley Band[ii], was born in Plungington, Lancashire, Great Britain on this date.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, Axis forces are being pummeled by the Red Army, a fight that now has gone against the Germans and their allies and in favor of the Soviet Union.  General Ferdinand Schörner had pronounced Axis forces could hold the Crimea the day before and now they were being thrashed.  
  25. 1946 Monday: The League of Nations meets for the final time.
  26. 1947 Tuesday: Future longtime guitarist with the British rock band, Yes[iii] (guitars 1970-1981 / 1991-92 / 1995-present), Steve Howe, is born in London, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Allstate Insurance Company issued the first illustrated insurance policy on this date. 
  27. 1948 Thursday: Future drummer with the Texas psychedelic band, the 13th Floor Elevators- Danny Thomas- is born in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Thomas would replace drummer Ike Walton on the skins and perform with the band from 1967-1969. 
  28. 1951 Sunday: Future bassist with Grand Funk Railroad[iv]—Mel Schacher—is born in Owosso, Michigan, on this date.
  29. 1952 Tuesday: President Harry S. Truman seized the American steel industry to avert a nationwide strike.  Unfortunately, for him, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) later ruled that Mr. Truman had overstepped his authority, opening the way for a seven-week strike by steelworkers.
  30. 1953 Wednesday: North Dakota moved the bones of Sitting Bull to South Dakota.
  31. 1954 Thursday: In the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, having lost Eliane 1 to the People’s Army the preceding night, Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais approves a plan for Major Marcel Bigeard to take it back later in the night/early morning.  The size of the camp has been whittled down from more than 1,100 acres to around 640.  Every scrap of land is essential to the defenders as is bleeding the communists dry faster than the communists are bleeding them.
  32. 1955 Friday: In Mankato, Minnesota, future Senator Ron Johnson, Republican, is born.  He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2011, representing his adopted state of Wisconsin.
  33. 1959 Wednesday: In London, England, future keyboardist with the Michael Schenker Group- Andy Nye- is born.
  34. 1960 Friday: The U.S. Senate passed the Civil Rights bill by a vote of 71-18.  The bill would then be sent to the U.S. House of Representatives.  
  35. 1961 Saturday: The British liner “MV Dara” explodes in Persian Gulf kills 238 of the 819 people aboard the vessel lost their lives to the suspected bomb attack.
  36. 1962 Sunday: A court in Cuba sentenced the Bay of Pigs participants to 30 years in prison.   Meanwhile, in Lafayette, Indiana, future rhythm guitarist/vocalist, Izzy Stradlin who would play with the rock band, Guns ‘N’ Roses[v] (1985-91)—is born on this date.
  37. 1966 Friday: In the USSR, Leonid Brezhnev wins the election to become the next Secretary-General of the Communist Party.
  38. 1968 Monday: Major League Baseball’s opening day undergoes postponement in the aftermath of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  39. 1969 Tuesday: In Major League Baseball, expansion teams Kansas City Royals, Montreal Expos, San Diego Padres, and Seattle Pilots win their opening games.  The Expos in Canada’s first professional baseball game beat the New York Mets 10-9.
  40. 1970 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate rejects President Richard M. Nixon’s nomination of Judge G. Harrold Carswell to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  41. 1973 Sunday: Artist Pablo Picasso died in Mougins, France, at age 91.
  42. 1974 Monday: Hank Aaron, of the Atlanta Braves, hits his 715th home run, breaking the record set by Babe Ruth.
  43. 1975 Tuesday: Frank Robinson of the Cleveland Indians became the first black manager of a major league baseball team.
  44. 1985 Monday: India filed suit against Union Carbide over the Bhopal disaster.  Elsewhere, Phyllis Diller underwent a surgical procedure for permanent eyeliner to eliminate the need for eyelid makeup.
  45. 1986 Tuesday: Actor Clint Eastwood becomes mayor of Carmel, California.
  46. 1987 Wednesday: Los Angeles Dodgers executive Al Campanis resigned over remarks he had made that were racially insensitive and insulting.  While on ABC’s “Nightline,” Campanis commented that blacks “May not have some of the necessities” to hold managerial jobs in major league baseball, which caused people to go ballistic.
  47. 1988 Friday: Former President Ronald Reagan aide Lyn Nofzinger received a prison sentence for illegal lobbying for Wedtech Corporation.  Elsewhere, TV evangelist Jimmy Swaggert resigned from the Assemblies of God after the church defrocked him for rejecting an order from the church’s national leaders to stop preaching for a year amid reports that he had been schlepping prostitutes.
  48. 1990 Sunday: In Nepal, King Birendra lifted the 30-year ban on political parties.
  49. 1991 Monday: Actor Michael Landon announces he has inoperable cancer of the pancreas.
  50. 1992 Wednesday: In Britain, the final issue of Punch Magazine underwent publication on this date.
  51. 1994 Friday: Courtney Love found hubby Kurt Cobain, singer, and guitarist for the grunge band Nirvana[vi], dead in Seattle from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound; he was 27.  Meanwhile, the Pentagon bans smoking in both its facilities and in ALL military bases around the world.
  52. 1995 Saturday: Oliver McCall beats Larry Holmes in a 12-round unanimous decision with which to retain the WBC heavyweight boxing title of the world.  Larry Holmes’ pro record would go to 61-5 while that of WBC heavyweight champion of the world Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall would go to 26-5.
  53. 1996 Monday: At the end of Round 7 in a scheduled 12-round boxing match, Bruce Seldon scored a technical knockout of Tony “TNT” Tucker to win the vacated WBA boxing title.  With the loss, Tucker’s record went to 52-3-1 while that of the new WBA champion, “The Atlantic City Express,” went to 32-3.
  54. 1998 Wednesday: The widow of Martin Luther King Jr. presented new evidence in an appeal for new federal investigation of the assassination of her husband.
  55. 2000 Saturday: Nineteen U.S. Marines die when a V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft crashes near Marana, Arizona.
  56. 2006 Saturday: Shedden massacre: the bodies of eight men, all shot to death, authorities uncover in a field in Ontario, Canada.  Law enforcement soon links them to the Bandidos motorcycle gang.
  57. 2009 Wednesday: Hundreds of thousands of people pour out into the streets of Pyongyang, North Korea, celebrating the successful launch of their first ‘communications satellite’ into orbit around the Earth.  It is a momentous day for the patriotic people of the glorious North.
  58. 2010 Thursday: Over 100 people die in the Kyrgyzstani riots; opposition leader Roza Otunbayeva says she will lead a temporary government for six months.  Meanwhile, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev and U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama sign a new treaty with which the two nations (well, at least the U.S. will) will reduce nuclear stockpiles by one-third.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms continue adding to theirs while the Iranians are striving to create an arsenal of their own.
  59. 2011 Friday: The U.S. Department of Justice admits and defends it has probed Wikileaks-related Twitter accounts, dismissing privacy and freedom of speech concerns.  Meanwhile, one hour before the deadline, the U.S. Congress reaches a deal on the 2011 U.S. federal budget, avoiding a government shutdown.
  60. 2012 Sunday: The so-called ‘religion of peace’ Islam carries out a car-bombing in the Nigerian town of Kaduna blowing up at least 25-30 people.  What a nice religion…Meanwhile, as the days of the Bush #43 administration continue to wane, Vladimir Putin’s handpicked thug- Leonid Tbilov- is winning an election in South Ossetia, a part of Georgia, which the former KGB thug wants to rip away and add to his reconstituted Russia.
  61. 2013 Monday: Britain’s former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher dies of a stroke at age 87 in London.  Elsewhere, the release of 1.7 million U.S diplomatic and intelligence documents from 1973-1976 when Henry Kissinger was U.S. Secretary of State were released by Wikileaks; Julian Assange worked on the project inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
  62. 2014 Tuesday: Eight-month-old Prince George makes his first overseas royal tour with his parents, Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.  Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says that the U.S. stands with Japan in its ongoing dispute with the Chi-Coms who want to take the Senkaku Islands and make them theirs.  Taiwan also has a claim on them.
  63. 2015 Wednesday: According to Brainy History, the world’s oldest living person, Gertrude Weaver, age 116, dies of natural causes, five days after the previous record holder, Misao Okawa, of Japan, age 117, died.
  64. 2016 Friday: Much to the outrage of Kim Jong Un, 13 of his people slaving away in a restaurant in an unidentified nation defect as a group to South Korea.  This is what happens when a communist hellhole such as the N.K. sends it people to Third World crap hole countries as slaves.  We feel bad for their families back home.
  65. 2017 Saturday: In Caracas, Venezuela, the day dawns on the fifth day of anti-government protests.  People are living in squalor, there is no medicine, they are eating zoo animals and pets, that’s communism-socialism for you.
  66. 2018 Sunday: In Hungary, a conservative tidal wave sweeps the parliament as the Fidesz-KDNP alliance propels Viktor Orban into the prime minister position.  He will stop the tidal wave of Muslim refugees from penetrating his country.
  67. 2019 Monday: Tokyo University releases a study showing that 1 in 4 adults ages 18-39 are still virgins.   Meanwhile, according to the Cornell University Lab of Ornithology, approximately 600 million birds die in the U.S. every year after flying into tall buildings with Chicago being the worst.  Next, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces that effective April 15, the entirety of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps will be designated a terrorist organization which they are.
  68. 2020 Wednesday: Senator Bernie Sanders, I-VT, becomes the 26th Democrat (well, he’s not a Democrat but a Democratic-Socialist which means ‘COMMUNIST’) to toss in the towel on seeking the 2020 presidential nomination of the Democratic Party.  However, he is NOT really dropping out as he will maintain his delegates, not withdraw from the rest of the primaries, and hopes to have a BIG SAY in who becomes the vice-presidential nominee of Joe Biden as well as to hammer in numerous of HIS planks into the 2020 Democratic Party’s platform.  COVID-19 stifled Bernie’s chances…for now.  As for the Wuhan Virus, current confirmed cases around the globe now number 1,504,971 with 87,894 confirmed deaths and 328,661 confirmed recoveries.  As for the United States, there are 431,437 confirmed cases what with 14,687 confirmed deaths and 23,496 confirmed recoveries.  Thank you, communist China for bestowing this hellacious mess on the rest of the world.  As for the stock market, the DOW Jones Industrial Complex closed UP 779.71 (3.44%) at 23,433.57; the NASDAQ closed UP 203.64 (2.58%) at 8,090.90; and the S&P closed at 90.57 (3.41%) at 2,748.98.  The Stock Market seems to be recovering which would be GREAT.
  69. 2021 Thursday: JOE BIDEN NEWS– Joe Biden debuted executive actions this morning that he is taking to strip firearms away from the American people.  Most of them are feelgood measures for his whack-a-doodle base but even so, some of them have teeth- if anyone will obey them (which, we here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM have no intention of doing.  NO one is taking our firearms away, no one).  Next, Joe Biden nominated perhaps the worst person to become head of the ATF- the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (and Explosives), David Chipman, the dimwit who transformed the debacle at Waco, Texas, into what it became by lying through his teeth about things that SUPPOSEDLY occurred there, but which did not, and which then led to the deaths of mostly women- many of them pregnant- and children.  This was one of the shining events that occurred during the Bill Clinton administration, overseen by Attorney-General Janet Reno.   Congressman Ken Buck, R-CO 4th congressional district says that Chipman is the absolute worst person to head the ATF.
  70. 2021 Thursday A: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE–  Texas Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, came out today and lit the Biden administration up for the appalling conditions in Border Patrol facilities holding tens of thousands of illegal alien, river-swimming, or fence-jumping invaders.  He condemns the Biden administration for its shocking lack of compassion and sensitivity and demands they close these facilities now which means these people should be loaded aboard empty airliners and dumped back in Guatemala.  Let THEM sort them out seeing as how they are a major starting point for this invasion.  Build the wall and deport them all, now.  Anyhow, Governor Abbott pointed out the human rights abuses such as rampant sexual assaults on women, children, and weaklings as well as shortages of food, medical supplies, clean water, and proper clothing and bedding.  IF these horrendous practices occurred under the Trump administration, President Trump would be visiting Old Sparky but under Joe Biden, “No problem, amigos, no problem”… Finally, people continue asking where the nation’s ‘border czar,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris is.  She has been traveling around the country but nowhere near the border.  At least Cuban-born U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is visiting the border today.  Praise the Lord! 
  71. 2021 Thursday B: MASS SHOOTING AND CRIME NEWS–  We learned early today that in Rock Hill, S.C., former NFL player Phillip Adams shot and killed Dr. Robert Lesslie and his wife, Barbara Lesslie along with their two grandchildren- ages 5 and 9- in their home as well as two air conditioning technicians working outside their home.  One of the techs survived and called in for help and when police arrived, they found evidence that led them to the home of Adams’ parents where they encircled the home after getting his mother and father out of the home.  Adams then shot himself.  No one knows why he did what he did.  Later in the day, following Joe Biden’s mumbling stumbling bumbling announcement on various executive actions he is taking to strip guns away from the American people, a mass shooting occurred in Texas.  Like clockwork, in Bryan, Texas, a gunman entered the corporate offices of Kent Moore Cabinets and shot seven people, some of them critically, but none of them dead at the time of this reporting.  Police are purportedly chasing several suspects so we will provide updates as we learn them.
  72. 2021 Thursday C: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS– The communist Chinese in Beijing warned their stooge- “Pro-China Joe” Biden- today that he had better not boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in their capital city.  We say, “F**k them!  Who do you think you are, you commie bastards?’  Next, the Biden administration announced that it is going to lift ALL sanctions on the crap-hole nation of Iran without seeking anything in return.  Good for you, Joe, good for you. Regarding the Chi-Coms, tech investor Peter Thiel says that ‘Bitcoin’ may very well be a financial tool the communists can use against the United States.  Moving on, France is postponing the French Open to May 30 over fears of COVID-19.  Meanwhile, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the ‘U.S. policy on Russia is both dumb and ineffective.’  This comes after the Biden administration yesterday evening revived the Trump-Russia collusion scam and Russian interference in U.S. elections by announcing he is going to slam Russia with new sanctions for meddling and hacking.  Okay, Joe.
  73. 2021 Thursday D:  NATIONAL POLITICS– Congressman Lee Zeldin, R-NY 1st congressional district has officially announced he is running to become governor of New York.  Next, Governor Ralph “Black Face” Northam, D-VA, has officially endorsed former Virginia Democrat governor and bagman for Bill and Hillary Clinton- Terry “the Punk” McAuliffe[vii]– to become governor again.  Moving on, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district has demanded that “Kooky Kamala” Harris attend FBI and CIA intel briefings.   Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump is nudging Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson, GOP, to seek another term by giving him his endorsement.   Meanwhile, in a threat to the Joe Biden agenda, following giving his wife a cushy gig, Senator Joe Manchin, D-WV, refuses to allow ‘budget reconciliation’ to be used to pass bills nor will he vote to smack down the Filibuster rule in the U.S. Senate.  God bless you, Senator Manchin.
  74. 2021 Thursday E: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– the National Rifle Association’s Wayne LaPierre says he failed to disclose yacht trips he accepted.  Next, we learned today that the Trump administration tried conducting secret talks in Syria with the goal of freeing American hostages across the Middle East.   Elsewhere, the San Francisco schools system- after spending loads of taxpayer dollars- has decided it will postpone renaming schools named after Americans (or foreigners) who might be RACISTS.    Meanwhile, John Gizzi of Newsmax says that ‘John Boehner,[viii] the former speaker of the House and now a political lobbyist for the Chi-Coms is attacking conservatives while ignoring his own lack of character.’  Ouch.
  75. 2021 Thursday F: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 132,929,832 confirmed cases, +473,156, 2,885,401  confirmed deaths, +11,580, and 75,436,505 confirmed recoveries, +215,045.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,124,092 confirmed cases, UP 67,815 from yesterday’s reporting, 564,447 confirmed deaths, UP 2,672, and 118,878,112 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[ix] 
  76. 2021 Thursday G: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 235,934 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States– feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  77. 2021 Thursday H: 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: 3,688,284 confirmed cases, 60,006 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,096,747 confirmed cases, 33,822 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 30,582 confirmed cases, 467 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 374,402 confirmed cases, 5,357 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Alabama, the home of the civil rights struggle: they have 517,916 confirmed cases, 10,675 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. 
  78. 2021 Thursday I: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 835,216 confirmed cases, 6,266 confirmed deaths, and 824,160 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Malaysia, home of not one but two missing and/or crashed airliners: 355,753 cases of the virus, 1,308 confirmed deaths and 340,242 confirmed recoveries.[x]    
  79. 2021 Thursday J:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,503.57, UP 57.31 points (+0.17%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,829.31, UP 140.47 points (+1.03%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,097.17, UP 17.22 points (+0.42%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.81 per barrel, +0.21 (+0.35%).  The price of GOLD is $1,755.30 per troy oz., -2.90 (-0.16%) while the price of SILVER is $25.49 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.37%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,234.20 per troy oz, -1.20 (-0.10%) while the price of COPPER is $4.09 per pound, -0.01 (-0.15%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,620.76 per troy oz, -2.12 (-0.08%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,000.00 per troy oz., +2300.00 (+8.61%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.56 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.09.     In Cuban Peso, one greenback equals 24.00 and in Czech Koruna, a buck equals 21.66.[xiv]  
  80. 2021 Thursday K: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.927 per gallon, $2.832 in Florida, $3.713 in Hawaii, and $3.336 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other state- Connecticut: $2.889.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,147,683,151,204 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven running amok.  In other disturbing news, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov, aka the Gropin’ Gov, announced that the Empire State is going to take $2.1 billion of the JOE BIDEN PORKULUS being given to his state to provide checks to ILLEGAL ALIENS and newly released felons.  Wow. 
  81. 2021 Thursday L: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– Tennessee says that handguns will no longer require a permit within their state.  Next, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, and his fellow GOP senators blast the Biden administration for its decision to begin sending taxpayer dollars to the human garbage in Palestine.   In other not-so-surprising news, the number of Facebook users whose information was stolen online now teeters around 533 million.  Thank you, Mark Zuckerberg, thank you.
  82. 2022 Friday: You know the drill…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0794 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Red Sky at Night.” 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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Robbie Robertson’s record label combined his first two albums- “Robbie Robertson” (1987) and “Storyville” (1991) to create “Robbie Robertson/Storyville Expanded Edition” on January 06, 2006.   The first album featured the legendary guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist joined by Tony Levin of King Crimson on bass, Manu Katché on drums, Daniel Lanois on guitars/vocals as well as guest appearances from Garth Hudson and Rick Danko of the Band, all of U2, and loads of other five-star musicians and performers.  The second album featured numerous musicians including Bruce Hornsby (piano/vocals), Guy Pratt (who took Roger Waters’ place in the reformed Pink Floyd on bass), and far too many other performers to mention in this brief promo.  We hope you will seek out this excellent combination of two classic albums, give it a good listen, and then make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- you will be glad you did.  Check it out- now.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We promoted the music of the Keef Hartley Band as well as of one of its integral members Miller Anderson on Monday, 02-October-2017 through Saturday, 21-October-2017.  We hope you will check their music out by visiting those posts.

[iii] A lengthy presentation of YES and its individual members will begin at some point within the next 2-3 years.  Please stay tuned.

[iv] We look forward to presenting the music of Grand Funk Railroad sometime in the late 2020s.

[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 hope to share the music of Nirvana with the world within the next decade or so when we will do a series of Grunge Rock bands.

[vii] This is the nickname the late, great Rush Limbaugh bestowed on Terry McAuliffe and we will continue using it in honor of both Governor McAuliffe and Rush Limbaugh.

[viii] Congressman John Boehner, RINO-OH 8th congressional district, was the 52nd person to serve as speaker and he presided over three congresses- 112th, 113th, and 114th.

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

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

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

87. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2022

73. 2021 Sunday B: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE- The attorney general of the great state of Montana- Austin Knudsen- announces that IF the Biden administration attempts to deliver illegal immigrants from the U.S.-Mexico border to northern states, they are going to slam the administration with a hefty lawsuit. NO one wants these illegals, Joe, so stop dumping them across the country.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 233

87. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2022:

Holi (Hindu holiday)

President Dwight D. Eisenhower; U.S. Supreme Court Roger B. Taney; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer; U.S. Secretaries of Defense James Forrestal, Louis A. Johnson, Caspar Weinberger; U.S. Secretaries of State Martin Van Buren, Christian Herter, Frank B. Kellogg, Henry L. Stimson, and Edmund Muskie; U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry “Hank” Paulson; Jethro Tull featuring John Evan, and Pablo Cruise featuring Bud Cockrell:

  1. 845 Tuesday: Viking raiders sack the city of Paris, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collected a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.
  2. 1285 Wednesday: The 189th Roman Catholic Pope Martin IV ended his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became pontiff on February 22, 1281, and shepherded his flock until the Lord called him home today.
  3. 1738 Friday: English parliament declares war on Spain (War of Jenkin’s Ear).
  4. 1796 Monday: Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is 1st U.S.-African church.
  5. 1797 Tuesday: Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patents a washing machine.
  6. 1799 Thursday: New York State abolished slavery.
  7. 1804 Wednesday: Ohio passed law that restricted movement of blacks within its borders.   
  8. 1829 Saturday: The 10th U.S. Secretary of State Martin Van Buren assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until May 23, 1831.  He later became the president of the United States.
  9. 1834 Friday: The U.S. Senate voted to censure President Andrew Jackson for the removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United States.
  10. 1836 Monday: The 24th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and 5th Chief Justice Roger B. Taney assumed his office on this date.  A Federalist and then a Democrat, President Andrew Jackson nominated Taney to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Marshall.  Taney served from today until October 12, 1864.
  11. 1845 Friday: Mexico drops diplomatic relations with the U.S.
  12. 1854 Tuesday: During the Crimean War, Britain and France declared war on Russia to rescue the so-called, “Sick Man of Europe” the Ottoman Empire, from its opponent, Russia, to keep the balance of power in the region intact.
  13. 1865 Tuesday: New York enacted outdoor advertising legislation, which banned painting on stones, rocks, and trees. 
  14. 1881 Monday: PT Barnum and James A. Bailey formed “The Greatest Show on Earth.”
  15. 1885 Saturday: The U.S. Salvation Army officially organizes on this date.
  16. 1895 Thursday: In Paris, France, future 53rd U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter is born.  He would serve under fellow Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower from April 22, 1959, to January 20, 1961.
  17. 1898 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in United States v. Wong Kim Ark, ruled that a child born in the United States to Chinese immigrants was a citizen of the United States.
  18. 1908 Saturday: Automobile owners lobbied the U.S. Congress, supporting a bill that called for vehicle licensing and federal registration.
  19. 1910 Monday: In Washington, D.C., the 51st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer died.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice Stanley Matthews seat, a fellow Republican.  He served from December 18, 1889, to March 28, 1910.  Meanwhile, the first seaplane took off from water in Martinique, France.  The pilot was Henri Fabre.
  20. 1914 Saturday: In Rumford, Maine, future 58th U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie is born.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from 05-08-1980 to 01-20-1981.
  21. 1917 Wednesday: The Ottoman Turks expel Jews from Tel Aviv and Jaffa in occupied Palestine.  Elsewhere, during World War I, the federal government formed the Women’s Auxiliary Corps, aka WAAC.
  22. 1920 Sunday: The Palm Sunday tornado outbreak affects the Great Lakes region as well as the states of the Deep South.
  23. 1921 Monday: President Warren Harding named William Howard Taft as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court.
  24. 1922 Tuesday: The first microfilm device undergoes introduction to the public.
  25. 1924 Friday: Radio station WGN-AM in Chicago begins radio transmitting on this date.
  26. 1929 Thursday: The 45th U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge / served from March 05, 1925, to March 28, 1929.  His successor, the 46th U.S. Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson assumed the office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Herbert Hoover from today until March 04, 1933.
  27. 1930 Friday: The names of the Turkish cities of Constantinople and Angora were changed to Istanbul and Ankara.
  28. 1933 Tuesday: German Reichstag confers dictatorial powers on Adolf Hitler.  The Nazis then banned Jewish businesses, professions, and schools.
  29. 1935 Thursday: The notorious Nazi propaganda film “Triumph of the Will” premiered in Berlin.  Elsewhere, American scientist and engineer Robert Goddard uses gyroscopes to control a rocket.
  30. 1939 Tuesday: The Spanish Civil War effectively ended as Madrid fell to the forces of Francisco Franco.  Under siege for more than two years, the communist Republicans had managed to defend the nation’s capital from the Falangists, aka Fascist, aka Nationalist Spaniards.  The Nationalists began rounding up their communist opponents, executing many of them where they stood (the only good communist is a dead communist) while sparing others to begin repairing the damage they caused to both Madrid and to the rest of their nation.  A few survivors managed to flee through enemy lines and seek refuge in the mountains.
  31. 1940 Thursday:  In Paris, representatives of the French and British governments agree that neither nation will sign a separate peace with the Nazis.  They must stand strong together following declaring war on the Germans following their invasion of a peaceful Poland on September 1, 1939. 
  32. 1941 Friday: Fighting in Italian-controlled East Africa is coming to an end as British and Indian forces storm their way into Kerren, the key town to conquering Eritrea.  The town was held by the elite Savoia Grenadiers who gave as good as they got.  However, lacking the heavy arms of their British foes as well as the numbers and beleaguered with a civilian population who no longer had a stomach for the fight, they were overpowered and forced to surrender thus effectively ending Fascist control of the area. Elsewhere, novelist and critic Virginia Woolf, 59, drowned herself in England.  
  33. 1942 Saturday: British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St. Nazaire.  Although they manage to damage large amounts of Axis equipment and infrastructure, the raiders suffer severe losses and soon return back across the English Channel to Britain.
  34. 1943 Sunday: No matter what the Brits throw at the remnants of the once-powerful Afrika Korps, Generaloberst Hans-Jürgen von Arnim, commander of the force since Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was recalled home due to illness, continues extricating his troops from one trap after another as he continues the struggle in Tunisia. 
  35. 1944 Tuesday: On the Eastern Front, German and Romanian troops that have been bottled up in Odessa in the Ukraine are preparing their own evacuation by sea across the Black Sea towards Romania and freedom.  The Red Army continues shelling the city making the escape problematic but still, drowning is preferable to becoming a POW in the Soviet Union.    Meanwhile, the Soviets capture the Nikolayev which the year before had been the scene of a major battle between escaping Italian 8th Army, Romanian, and German survivors of the Battle of Stalingrad.   
  36. 1945 Wednesday: Germany launched the last of the V-2 rockets against England.   On the Western Front, U.S. British, French,  and Polish forces continue the inexorable drive towards Berlin and ultimate victory while the Soviets continue plowing through Eastern Europe, crushing resistance wherever they come across it.   In the China-Burma-India Theater, Imperial Japanese forces are losing the fight for Burma and are having to hightail it towards the east.
  37. 1946 Thursday: The U.S. Department of State releases the Acheson-Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.  Elsewhere, in Palm Beach, Florida, future 74th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Henry “Hank” Paulson is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George W. Bush from July 10, 2006, to January 20, 2009.
  38. 1948 Sunday: John Evan—keyboardist with the British band, Jethro Tull[i] 1970-1980—was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England on this date.
  39. 1949 Monday: The 1st U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from September 17, 1947.  His successor, Louis A. Johnson assumed the office on this date.  A fellow Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until September 19, 1950.
  40. 1950 Tuesday: Future bassist/vocalist with It’s a Beautiful Day[ii] and Pablo Cruise[iii]—Bud Cockrell—is born on this date in Greenville, Mississippi.
  41. 1954 Sunday: At the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, French paratroopers and Foreign Legionnaires took the fight to the enemy.  Following an intensive, rolling barrage, forces under the command of Major Marcel Bigeard moved out into the scrublands and with the aid of several tanks, destroyed numerous People’s Army antiaircraft and other artillery pieces and killed perhaps more than 350-400 enemy soldiers.  This was a morale-boosting battle and the French felt much better than they had in two weeks.[iv]
  42. 1960 Monday: Pope John XXIII raises the first Japanese, African, and Filipino cardinals.
  43. 1962 Wednesday: The Air Force announced research into the use of lasers to intercept missiles and satellites.
  44. 1963 Thursday: The Alfred Hitchcock film, “The Birds” premiered in New York City.
  45. 1967 Tuesday: U.N. Secretary General U Thant makes public proposals for peace in Vietnam.
  46. 1969 Friday: The 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, died in Washington, D.C., at age 78.  A Republican, he served January 20, 1953, January 20, 1961.
  47. 1973 Wednesday: U.S. troops leave Vietnam, 9 years after Tonkin Resolution.
  48. 1976 Sunday: In Paris, France, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers won a 10-round bout on points by beating fellow American heavyweight boxer Henry Clark.  This put Shavers’ record to 51-5-1.
  49. 1978 Tuesday: In Stump v. Sparkman, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld, 5-3, the judicial immunity of an Indiana judge against a lawsuit brought by a young woman who’d been ordered sterilized by the judge when she was a teenager.
  50. 1979 Wednesday: America’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pennsylvania.
  51. 1986 Friday: More than 6,000 radio stations of all format varieties played “We are the World” simultaneously at 10:15 a.m. EST.
  52. 1987 Saturday: In Nagoya, Japan, heavyweight boxer “Neon Leon” Spinks won a 12-round split decision over opponent Jeff Jordan to win the vacant WBC Continental Americas heavyweight boxing title.  With the victory over Jeff Jordan, Spinks’ pro record went to 18-7-2.
  53. 1990 Wednesday: Michael Jordan scores 69 points, 4th time he scores 60 points in a game.  Meanwhile, President George H. W. Bush awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal.
  54. 1991 Thursday: Mike Tyson admits paternity to Kimberly Scarborough’s son.
  55. 1994 Monday: Italy’s right-wing alliance under Silvio Berlusconi wins election.
  56. 1995 Tuesday: The world’s largest bank, Japan’s Mitsubishi Bank and Bank of Tokyo merges.
  57. 2003 Friday: New research on the Shroud of Turin supports that it may been used as Jesus Christ’s burial cloth; researchers used mechanical and thermal measurements to date the shroud between 300 BC and 400 AD.
  58. 2005 Monday: A magnitude-8.78 earthquake hits the Indonesia island of Sumatra; it is the second strongest earthquake since 1960.
  59. 2006 Tuesday: The 15th U.S. Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger died in Bangor, Maine, at age 88 on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 21, 1981, to November 23, 1987.
  60. 2010 Sunday: The BBC finds evidence of a massacre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo carried out by the Lord’s Resistance Army last December, in which 321 people, including children, were killed.
  61. 2011 Monday: The International Atomic Energy Agency calls for a summit to discuss concerns about nuclear safety following radiation leaks at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
  62. 2012 Wednesday: The Mega Millions jackpot in the U.S. reaches a world record in lottery history – $500 million dollars.
  63. 2013 Thursday: Attracting NATO criticism, Russia conducts unscheduled military exercises in the Black Sea.  Elsewhere, former South African President Nelson Mandela finds himself in the hospital with a lung problem.  God bless you, President Mandela. 
  64. 2014 Friday: Third baseman Miguel Cabrera signs a 10-year contract with the Detroit Tigers for $292 million, exceeding the 10-year contract signed by Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees in 2007 for $275 million.  Elsewhere, Russia increases the price of gas to the Ukraine by 80 percent.  Finally, two cases of Ebola are reported in Liberia among people who have traveled to Guinea.
  65. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, officials find that Andreas Lubitz, co-pilot of downed Germanwings Flight 4U 9525, had mental and physical health problems that he hid from the airline; a doctor’s note was found excusing him from work on the day that he crashed the plane.  Meanwhile, the Saudi Coalition announces that it now has full control of Yemeni airspace while ground fighting continues around the port of Aden.  The Saudis are trying to drive the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels out of their positions and to reassert Yemeni Sunni control of government.
  66. 2016 Monday: Belgian prosecutors release one Muslim guy they scooped up in their search for the jihadists that capsized their country and caused widespread fear throughout Western Europe because the evidence upon which, they arrested him did not support the crimes with which they were trying to charge him.  We hope they kept eyes on him anyway…elsewhere, the Japanese military continues building up its forces and intelligence-gathering apparatuses near the disputed Senkaku Islands, the ones the Chinese covet. 
  67. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump proposed immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs such as medical research, infrastructure, and community grants so the American taxpayers—and NOT Mexico—could cover the down payment for the border wall.  Elsewhere, Wells Fargo Bank said it would pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over as many as 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission.
  68. 2018 Wednesday: Arriving for his first trip outside North Korea, Kim Jong Un arrives in Beijing via his armored train to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping.  Meanwhile, following an out-of-control prison riot that led to a major fire in the Carabobo state police headquarters in Valencia, Venezuela, the authorities claim 68 deaths and countless others injured and maimed.
  69. 2019 Thursday: After 100-plus migrants seized control of a merchantmen plying the waters off the coast of Libya- and which then took control of the vessel and ordered its captain and crew to take them to Malta- the Maltese navy arrived on scene, stormed the vessel, freed its crew, and took the pirates into custody.  The ship then went onto Malta where it docked, and the scumbag refugees were trotted off to holding cells.  We guess a prison on Malta beats living in Libya without Moammar Gaddafi in charge.  
  70. 2020 Saturday: The Wuhan Virus continues plaguing the world what with confirmed global cases hitting 664,924 with a total of 30,848 deaths and 140,222 recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the United States there are a total of 124,665 confirmed cases with 2,026 deaths and approximately 1,072 recoveries (although the recovery number seems a bit low).  Meanwhile, in Communist China, the authorities have re-opened parts of the epicenter of the virus- Wuhan- after two months of intense isolation including the nailing in of the afflicted into their apartments.
  71. 2021 Sunday: FOREIGN NEWS I- Some nut case runs amok in a library in Vancouver, Canada today stabbing seven people.  One person is dead, and six others wounded.  Stick around for updates.  Meanwhile, tensions continue to rise in Myanmar as the military junta goes berserk during their annual military parade in their capital city of Naypyidaw.  They murdered at least 100 people across the country yesterday and continue their rampage today.  Since the military coup took charge, more than 420 brave souls have been slain by the left-wing thugs.
  72. 2021 Sunday A: FOREIGN NEWS II- Meanwhile, a pair of jihadists attempt to storm a Roman Catholic Church but end up detonating their suicide bombs outside the main entrance injuring at least 14 people.  The Indonesian jihad attack occurred on the island of Sulawesi.   One must love the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.  Elsewhere, for the second year in a row- thanks to the Xi Jinping Bat Flu Pandemic- Pope Francis delivered Palm Sunday services to a near-empty St. Peter’s Basilica.  Finally, two additional tugboats are heading to the Suez Canal to try to budge the quarter-mile-long container ship blocking canal traffic.  Economic losses are estimated to be around $9 billion per day in shipped goods reaching their destinations.
  73. 2021 Sunday B: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE- The attorney general of the great state of Montana- Austin Knudsen- announces that IF the Biden administration attempts to deliver illegal immigrants from the U.S.-Mexico border to northern states, they are going to slam the administration with a hefty lawsuit.  NO one wants these illegals, Joe, so stop dumping them across the country.  As the BIDEN BORDER HOLOCAUST continues to develop, a weakening Biden administration says, ‘yes, indeed, it will allow reporters to visit the border.’  Speaking of the border, President Donald J. Trump says he will be visiting the border within the next several weeks.   Next, an ABC-IPSOS poll released today says that ’56-percent of the American people do NOT approve of Joe Biden’s bungled border crisis, the disaster that threatens to engulf our entire nation.  We suspect the numbers are far higher than that.  Finally, Senator Mike Braun reported that a Biden administration hack demanded GOP senators delete all photos of their visit to the crumbling border.
  74. 2021 Sunday C: BIDEN ADMINISTRATION NEWS- The Biden administration installs a rabid anti-Trumper by the name of Richard Torres Estrada into the role of Chief of Diversity and Inclusion (what a load of bullshit.  There, we said it, what are you going to do about it?) into the Special Operations Command.  I guess we need more snowflakes with which to terrify the NEW Axis powers of communist China, Russia, Iran, and their junior partners North Korea, Venezuela, and Cuba.  Limp-wristed defenses are best.  Speaking of North Korea, it appears that Joe Biden is indeed losing sleep at night over North Korea because he won’t utter a peep against their bellicosity.
  75. 2021 Sunday D: POLITICAL NEWS I- In Iowa, the news media is turning on Democrat Rita Hart, the woman trying to get House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi to steal the seat from lawfully-seated Congresswoman Marionnette Miller-Meeks.  The Cornhuskers are growing angrier by the day and the Democrat media is slamming Ms. Hart and Pelosi, too.  God bless them.   Meanwhile, Bill Maher on his show, Real Time with Bill Maher, noted left-of-center commentator is blasting the WOKE attitudes in U.S. schools, hammering them for being unable to hear ALL views.  Good for you, Bill.
  76. 2021 Sunday E: POLITICAL NEWS II- Speaking of “Mumbles” Pelosi, Congressman Mike Rogers, R-AL 3rd congressional district, blasts “Mumbles” for staging political theater on the grounds of the Capitol what with razor wire fencing that never seems to come down surrounding Fort Pelosi as well as for installing metal detectors through which, ALL members must pass or face an immediate docking of $5,000 from their pay.  People of California vote this angry old senile hag out of office.
  77. 2021 Sunday F: POLITICAL NEWS III- Corey Lewandowski says that when President Donald J. Trump’s new social media platform goes live, people will be able to communicate directly with the 45th president.   Elsewhere, GOP Asian official Lee Wong shows his battle scars to his fellow Cincinnati city council members.  “Don’t question my patriotism” as he displayed his scarred body from 20-years’ military service in the U.S. military.  Next, Donald Trump Jr. says that ‘before the Democrats go after law abiding citizens’ guns, they had better do something about Hunter Biden as man, that guy lied on a federal background check form as well as tossed a firearm into a trash can across from a school that then disappeared.  Amen.
  78. 2021 Sunday G: POLITICAL NEWS IV- Meanwhile, this September, Congress is going to award murdered retired police Captain David Dorn with the Congressional Medal of Honor.  Looks like “Mumbles” needs to show she actually gives a flying fluck about murdered cops.    Elsewhere, the people of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, are seeking to remove their version of Los Angeles County’s George Gascon, the inept left-wing POS DA Larry Krasner.  Since last summer’s protests, violent crime rates have soared into the stratosphere.  Remove this George Soros-funded piece of duck dreck from office.  NOW.   Next, Senator Raphael Warnock, DS-GA and a man who serves Karl Marx and the Lord simultaneously, told Dana “Horse Face” Bash today that the Democrat-controlled U.S. Senate can concentrate on BOTH voting rights and infrastructure at the same time.  Wow.  Good for you.
  79. 2021 Sunday H: CHINESE VIRUS NEWS- Vladimir Putin says he expects that herd immunity in the former Soviet Union will arrive sometime towards the end of summer at which point, all lockdowns and restrictions will be removed.   Next, the British expect the second round of Wuhan Virus vaccines will soon be administered to the British people and even better, thanks to increasing supplies, people will not have to receive MIXED vaccinations which is incredibly good.  Elsewhere, One America News asked a question today: “Is the China Virus responsible for hate crimes?”  No, the communist Chinese are responsible for the virus and OTHER minorities than Asians hired by the Democrats to go out and commit faux hate crimes against Asians are responsible.  Why do you think we NEVER see the perpetrators in the FEW EXAMPLES trotted out by leftist news media to show us of this wave of hate crimes against Asian Americans?  It’s not happening yet Asian Americans at the drop of a hat (Democrats set this stuff in motion) are out in the streets demanding STOP THE HATE.  It’s all Astroturf, folks.  (What we have seen is young black men attacking Asians.  Someone talk about that, please).
  80. 2021 Sunday I: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 127,016,385 confirmed cases, 2,780,776  confirmed deaths, and 71,960,689 confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,254,490 confirmed cases, 549,289 confirmed deaths, (down from last count albeit from a different source) and 118,387,582 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them. 
  81. 2021 Sunday J: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,658,714 confirmed cases, 58,815 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 29,712 confirmed cases, 461 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 361,115 confirmed cases, 5,218 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., the fourth highest state after California- Illinois: currently, they have 1,220,432 confirmed cases, 23,329 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 831,924 confirmed cases, 6,185 confirmed deaths, and 816,218 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Jordan, home of the Hashemite kings: 589,316 cases of the virus, 8,763 confirmed deaths and 527,609 confirmed recoveries.[v]
  82. 2021 Sunday K: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.895 per gallon, $3.649 in Hawaii, and $3.326 in Washington state.[vi]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,105,144,952,031 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[vii]  Cloward and Piven at high speed.
  83. 2021 Sunday L: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- California theme parks are preparing to reopen this week.  Next, the White House and private industries are conspiring as HOW to create ‘vaccine passports’ so that those who resist vaccination with this as yet-unknown crap- will be prevented from participating in normal society.  The Health and Human Services Department is the driving force behind this initiative by which, the federal government and the globalist movement can force everyone to accept their agenda.  People of faith are suspicious of this push to get everyone to take this vaccine for a disease that millions suspect is not quite as bad as advertised.  Very strange, folks, very strange.  Finally, Oscar De La Hoya is going to make yet another comeback, this time at age 48.
  84. 2022 Monday: Stick around, let’s see what happens today…

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On May 18, 1999, the Band’s record label released their second ‘best of’ package, “The Best of the Band, Volume II.”  This album featured the best tracks from the three albums of the reformed Band which makes it a worthy effort for fans new and old to check out and enjoy.  This group produced some amazing music which is why we love them as much as we do- if you’ve ever seen them live, then you will understand the fan devotion of this band.  We hope you will seek out this album wherever it is you shop for the absolute best in music and make it a part of your listening rotation.  We think you will be glad you did.

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

[ii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected.  We certainly will one day.  Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.

[iii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected.  We certainly will one day.  Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

[v] Friends, Bing has become a failure at reporting up to date figures, so we have gone to Johns Hopkins University of Medicine.  However, why don’t they report the number of recoveries?  Are the authorities afraid of reporting the truth?  Here is the link: COVID-19 Map – Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center (jhu.edu).

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

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

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

2021 Monday L: Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.882 per gallon, $3.597 in Hawaii, and $3.317 in Washington state. Time to allow the country to return to fracking, there Joe Biden. Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,082,074,861,052 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.

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

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices John Archibald Campbell, Stanley Matthews, Samuel Blatchford,  John Hessin Clarke, and Charles Evans Whittaker; U.S. Interior Secretary John Willock Noble; U.S. Acting Secretary of State John Jay; U.S. Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson; U.S. Senator Alex Padilla; Former U.S. Senator Martha McSally; “Please Please Me” by the Beatles, Boston featuring Sib Hashian, Foghat featuring Rod Price, George Benson, Joe Cocker featuring Chris Stainton, the Turtles featuring Don Murray, and the Yardbirds featuring Keith Relf:

  1. 752 Saturday: The 91st Roman Catholic Pope St. Zachary ends his time as pontiff on this date.  He first picked up his Holy Cross on December 03, 741.  His successor- the 91.1st Roman Catholic ‘pope,’ Stephen died within the next couple of days before becoming the 92nd pope.  A replacement would not assume the papal throne for another couple of days as the bishops went back into conclave.
  2. 1312 Tuesday: The 195th Roman Catholic Pope Clement V issued a papal bull ordering the dissolution of the Order of the Knights Templar.
  3. 1349 Saturday: The townspeople of Fulda, Germany, massacre their Jewish citizens, suspecting that they somehow are responsible for the Black Death.
  4. 1457 Sunday: Gutenberg Bible becomes the first book in print.
  5. 1622 Tuesday: The first Indian (Powhattan) massacre of whites occurred in Jamestown, Virginia, which resulted in the deaths of 347 settlers.
  6. 1630 Friday: In Boston, Massachusetts, city leaders enact the first Colonial legislation prohibiting gambling.
  7. 1638 Monday: Religious dissident Anne Hutchinson suffered expulsion from the Massachusetts Bay Colony for defying the Puritan orthodoxy.
  8. 1733 Sunday: Joseph Priestly invented carbonated water aka ‘seltzer.’
  9. 1765 Friday: The British Parliament passed the Stamp Act of 1765 to raise money from the American colonies, which fiercely resisted the tax, which the Crown repealed a year later.
  10. 1778 Sunday: Captain Cook sights Cape Flattery in Washington State.
  11. 1790 Monday: Thomas Jefferson becomes the first U.S. Secretary of State.   His predecessor, Acting U.S. Secretary of State John Jay stepped down.  Jay served from September 15, 1789, until today.  Jefferson served from today until December 31, 1793.
  12. 1794 Saturday: Congress bans U.S. vessels from supplying slaves to other countries.
  13. 1841 Monday: Englishman Orlando Jones patents cornstarch.
  14. 1853 Tuesday: The 33rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Archibald Campbell took his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Franklin Pierce nominated Campbell to fill the seat of Associate Justice John McKinley’s seat.  Campbell served from today until April 30, 1861. 
  15. 1871 Wednesday: William Holden of North Carolina became the first government removed through the impeachment process.
  16. 1872 Friday: Illinois becomes the first state requiring equality between the sexes when it comes to employment.
  17. 1873 Saturday: Puerto Rico abolishes the institution of slavery.
  18. 1882 Wednesday: The U.S. adopts the Edmunds Act to suppress polygamy, which leads to the eventual imprisonment of about 1,300 men.  Elsewhere, the 48th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Blatchford assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Chester Alan Arthur nominated Blatchford to fill the seat of Associate Justice Ward Hunt’s seat.  Blatchford served from today until July 07, 1893.
  19. 1889 Friday: In Washington, D.C., the 46th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Matthews died.  President James A. Garfield nominated his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice Noah Swayne’s seat, a Democrat-turned-Republican.  Matthews served from 05-12-1881 to 03-22-1889.
  20. 1894 Thursday: The first playoff competition for the Stanley Cup began with Montreal playing Ottawa.
  21. 1895 Friday: In Paris, Auguste and Louis Lumiere showed their first movie to an invited audience.
  22. 1903 Sunday: Niagara Falls goes dry due to an ongoing drought.
  23. 1905 Wednesday: Child miners in Great Britain received a maximum workday consisting of no more than 8 hours.
  24. 1912 Friday: In St. Louis, Missouri, the former 18th U.S. Secretary of the Interior John Willock Noble died at age 80.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 07, 1889, to March 06, 1893.
  25. 1933 Wednesday: During Prohibition, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure to make wine and beer containing up to 3.2 percent alcohol legal.
  26. 1934 Thursday: The inaugural Masters golf championship event kicked off in Augusta, Georgia.
  27. 1935 Friday: In New York, the state government authorized blood tests as evidence in court cases.  Meanwhile, Persia renamed itself “Iran.”
  28. 1941 Saturday: The Grand Coulee hydroelectric dam in Washington State went into operation.
  29. 1942 Sunday: The Battle of Malta continues to rage as Luftwaffe and Fascist Italian air assets continue pounding the island as well as attacking the sea lanes around the island.  A British supply convoy manages to make the perilous journey, but losses are severe, resupply low, and morale in the dumps.  The Germans are planning a full-scale invasion with which to guarantee safe arrival of their supplies to the Afrika Korps while denying the British theirs.
  30. 1943 Monday: Keith Relf, future vocalist with the British invasion band, the Yardbirds[i], was born in Richmond, Surrey, England on this date as was guitar phenomena, George Benson[ii], who was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on this date.  
  31. 1944 Wednesday: During World War II, more than 600 Allied bombers pound the Nazi capital, Berlin.  Elsewhere, in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II (CBI for short), the ill-fated Imperial Japanese invasion of eastern India commences.  The Japanese have recruited disgruntled Indian troops with which to amplify their forces in their bid to ‘liberate India from their British occupiers.’  Meanwhile, future rock-and-roll keyboardist who would play with Joe Cocker[iii] for many years, Chris Stainton, is born in Sheffield, England, on this date.
  32. 1945 Thursday: In San Diego, California, the 68th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Hessin Clarke died.  President Woodrow Wilson nominated Clarke to fill Charles Hughes’ seat.  Clarke served from 07-24-1916 to 09-18-1922.  Meanwhile, with the signing of its charter in Cairo, Egypt, the Arab League forms.  Finally, the U.S. Third Army crosses the Rhine River at Nierstein, Germany.
  33. 1946 Friday: Great Britain signs a treaty that grants Trans-Jordan its independence.    Elsewhere, at the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials, former Luftwaffe Chief Hermann Goering concludes his combative testimony at what he sees as a trumped-up kangaroo court.  He knows what fate awaits him, perhaps he will find a way to avoid it.
  34. 1954 Monday: In Southfield, Michigan, the first shopping mall opens to the public.  Elsewhere, in French Indochina, the French Union forces fighting against the Viet Minh at Dien Bien Phu have a new problem.  Their southernmost strongpoint- Isabelle- and second in size to the main camp- has had the road cut by the People’s Army.  The French muster a force and several tanks to regain control of the supply route.  Fighting is fierce, casualties severe, but the French Foreign Legion paratroopers are able to kill significant numbers of their enemies.  Still, the road remains contested.
  35. 1957 Friday: The 91st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Charles Evans Whittaker assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed.  Whittaker served from today until March 31, 1962.
  36. 1963 Friday: In the United Kingdom, Parlophone, the record company of the Beatles[iv], release the mop-tops first album, “Please Please Me.”
  37. 1965 Monday: The United States confirms that it has used chemical warfare in its war against the Viet Cong in South Vietnam.  Meanwhile, Nicolae Ceausescu wins election to become the general secretary of the Romanian Communist Party.
  38. 1966 Tuesday: In Warwick, R.I., future Arizona Senator Martha McSally is born.  A Republican, she entered office on January 03, 2019.  She represented Arizona with Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema.  She lost her seat to former astronaut Mark Kelly and left office on December 02, 2020.
  39. 1967 Wednesday: In their heavyweight-boxing match at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Muhammad Ali knocks out Zora Folley at the 1:48 minute mark in the 7th round to retain the WBA, WBC, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  The record of the former Cassius Clay goes to 29-0 while that of Folley went to 74-8-4.  
  40. 1972 Wednesday: Congress approves the Equal Rights Amendment, but never ratifies the measure.
  41. 1973 Thursday: In Los Angeles, California future U.S. Senator Alex Padilla is born.  A Democrat, he would serve as the Golden State’s secretary of state.  Then, when Senator Kamala Harris became Vice President Kamala Harris, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom appointed Padilla to fill her seat.  Senator Padilla assumed his office on January 20, 2021.
  42. 1974 Friday: As the Vietnam War dwindled, the Viet Cong proposed a truce with the United States and South Vietnam, one that would feature immediate elections for the people.
  43. 1978 Wednesday: Karl Wallenda, the 73-year-old patriarch of “The Flying Wallendas” high-wire act, fell to his death while attempting to walk a cable strung between two hotel towers in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  44. 1979 Thursday: The Israeli Parliament ratifies the peace treaty between their nation and their former adversary, Egypt.
  45. 1982 Monday: In the Iran-Iraq War, the Iranians launch a major offensive against Iraq.  The Iraqi offensive sputtered out rather quickly and had the Iranians not been in the midst of coming out of a very violent, bloody revolution, one in which, they whacked numerous high-ranking officers, they may have been able to drive straight to Baghdad.  Instead, this horrible war will drag on for nearly a decade.
  46. 1984 Thursday: Law enforcement investigators charge teachers at the McMartin Preschool in Manhattan Beach with satanic ritual abuse of the children in their care.  However, the authorities later drop the charges as being completely unfounded but not before severely damaging the education professionals.
  47. 1986 Saturday: At the beautiful Riviera in Winchester, Nevada, Trevor Berbick beats Pinklon Thomas via a 15th round unanimous decision to win the WBC heavyweight title of the world.  Pinklon- losing the title- saw his pro record go to 26-1-1 while that of Berbick- with the win- went to 34-4-1.  Meanwhile, in Reno, Nevada, “Neon Leon” Spinks loses to Dwight Muhammad Qawi via a TKO at the 2:56-minute mark of the 6-round in a schedule 15-round WBA cruiserweight title match.  This put Spinks’ record to 17-5-2 while that of the champion went to 26-2-1.
  48. 1988 Tuesday: Both houses of Congress overrode President Ronald Reagan’s veto of the Civil Rights Restoration Act. 
  49. 1990 Thursday: A jury in Anchorage, Alaska, finds Captain Joseph Hazelwood innocent of felony charges in the Exxon Valdez oil spill.  However, it convicted him of a minor charge of negligent discharge of oil.
  50. 1991 Friday: A jury of her peers finds New Hampshire high school teacher, Pamela Smart, guilty for having manipulated her student-lover to murder her husband.
  51. 1996 Friday: Don Murray—original drummer for the surf-rock band, the Turtles[v]—died following complications of ulcer surgery.
  52. 1997 Saturday: The comet Hale-Bopp makes its closest approach to Earth, flying by at 1.315 AU.
  53. 1998 Sunday: The movie, “The Postman,” wins the 18th Golden Raspberry Awards.
  54. 2003 Saturday: The longarm of Israeli justice finally catches up with Hamas thug Ahmed Yassin when an Israeli AH-64 Apache helicopter comes across him and lights him with a pair of Hellfire missiles.  Not only is Yassin blown to bits, so are his two bodyguards and at least nine ‘innocent bystanders.’  All in a day’s work.  
  55. 2004 Monday: Terry Nichols went on trial for his life in the infamous Oklahoma City bombing.  Already serving a life sentence for his conviction on federal charges, a jury found him guilty of 161 state murder charges, but once again cheated death because the jury couldn’t agree on his sentence.
  56. 2005 Tuesday: Rod Price, the electric slide guitarist of the band Foghat[vi], died on this date in Wilton, New Hampshire, due to a heart attack suffered while falling down the stairs at his home.  He was 57 years-old.   This man made the slide guitar into a virtuoso instrument giving Foghat a sound that made them monsters of the world throughout much of the 1970s and into the early 1980s.  IF you haven’t heard this band yet, you must seek them out ASAP.
  57. 2006 Wednesday: The ETA—an armed Basque separatist group—declares a permanent ceasefire.  Elsewhere, U.S. Army personnel continue to be punished for mistreating Muslim POWs at the Abu Ghraib prison.  Sgt. Michael Smith, a military dog handler, had the misfortune of being photographed frightening jihadist prisoners with unmuzzled canines.  He received a six-month sentence.  Gee whiz.
  58. 2007 Thursday: As the Iraq War continues to drone on and on and on, the Out-of-Iraq Caucus in the U.S. Congress finds themselves worked into a corner.  They planned to vote against a $124 billion military funding bill that would send more money to both the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on the promise the country would find a way with which to remove the U.S. from these endless meatgrinder wars.  Good luck with that.
  59. 2008 Saturday: In Rome, an amazing incident occurs when Pope Benedict XVI baptizes Madgi Allam, the most well-known Muslim cleric in all of Italy.  Allam has decided to turn his back on Islam and become a Roman Catholic.  Will riots break out around the world?  Events such as this usually cause such mayhem.
  60. 2009 Sunday: After a prolonged period of unrest, Mt. Redoubt, an Alaskan volcano commences erupting.  Elsewhere, in the United States, newbie President Barack Hussein Obama is seeking a strategy with which to extradite the United States from the continuous war in Afghanistan.  Good luck with that, sir.  President Obama tells the American people that the Bush-Cheney policies have made the world less-safe.  We concur, the world is a much more dangerous place due to all these regime-change wars neocons love to launch.
  61. 2010 Monday: In a big to-do for the Obama administration, President Obama will be signing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act- the PPACA or more well-known ACA- into law.  The Republicans are preparing to file a bill with which to repeal it if it does become law, but this BS from the GOP would continue until well after Donald J. Trump became president in early 2017.
  62. 2011 Tuesday: Governor Dennis Daugaard, Republican -South Dakota, signs an abortion bill that requires women to wait 72 hours before undergoing the procedure and to receive counseling.  Meanwhile, Hall of Famer NFL player Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to misdemeanor sexual assault and receives a sentence of six years-probation.
  63. 2012 Thursday: In Portugal, trades unions call for a 24-hour strike nationwide to protest austerity measures the government announces it is going to put into place to halt further economic decline.  Meanwhile, Staff Sgt. Robert Bales is facing 17 counts of premeditated homicide while on duty in Afghanistan.  The Afghans want him so they can dish out justice but for now, he is being held in solitary confinement at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
  64. 2013 Friday: The British Food Standards Agency reports a discovery in Lancashire of 100kg of horsemeat imported from Hungary labelled as beef.  Elsewhere, information is beginning to come out regarding the secret drone war the Obama administration has been running covertly.  Four Americans have been slain by CIA drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan and the American public is growing concerned.  What is the 44th president up to?  Didn’t he win a Nobel Peace Prize almost upon the day of his election?  Yikes.  Take it back, Nobel, take it back.
  65. 2014 Saturday: At Oso, Washington, 30 people die in a mudslide.  Meanwhile, at Lake Albert, Uganda, a boat capsize kills at least 251 people.  Elsewhere, with Vladimir Putin formerly signing into law the act that allows Russia to rip the Crimea away from the Ukraine, the world is going berserk.  We shall see what we shall see.
  66. 2015 Sunday: Having discovered the remains of King Richard III of England, 1483-85, in the city of Leicester, the crown gives him a royal funeral procession to his place of burial at the Leicester Cathedral.  Elsewhere, it appears that civil war is looming in Yemen.  The United Nations reports the possibility which causes the United States to close a key base and begin pulling personnel out of the violent hellhole.  Meanwhile, one of the creators of the havoc in Yemen- Iran- is demanding an immediate end to ALL sanctions imposed upon their country if the U.S. and other nations trying to engineer a ‘deal’ with Tehran want to see it happen.
  67. 2016 Tuesday:  Jihadists in Brussels, Belgium have caused loads of trouble again as they attacked a subway station and an airport killing at least 31 people and injuring another 200 plus people.  The time is coming when permitting ‘armies’ of military age Muslim males from the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa must stop or Europe will be no more.  The authorities are out seeking this riffraff.   Elsewhere, Senator Ted Cruz says it’s ‘time we begin patrolling Muslim neighborhoods in the U.S. to prevent them from becoming radicalized.’  This of course raises the ire of liberals across the country.  God, forbid we do something to protect our country.  
  68. 2017 Wednesday: Original drummer for the East Coast rock band, Boston[vii]—Sib Hashian—drops dead while performing on a cruise ship in Nassau, Bahamas; he was age 67.  Elsewhere, the House of Representatives is preparing to vote on the future of the Affordable Care Act, one of the failed Obama era messes that Donald Trump promised to end on Day 1.  Across the nation, liberals are out running riot in the streets, screaming don’t take away our healthcare.  Wah, wah, wah, everyone receiving Obamacare is receiving it thanks to government subsidies which are bankrupting the government.  Obamacare MUST GO.  NOW.
  69. 2018 Thursday: According to new scientific research, the Great Floating Island of Garbage haunting the waters between California and Hawaii contains more than 1.8 trillion pieces of garbage and thanks to China, Russia, and the Third World continues expanding by the minute.  Meanwhile, in eastern China at Yancheng, a chemical Xiangshui plant explodes with such magnitude that it registers as an earthquake, killing at least 64 and at least- according to Chinese reporting 28 missing.  Wow.
  70. 2019 Friday: Rumors continue to abound that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, nicknamed the “Boy Scout,” will soon release his more than two-plus years witch hunt into all-things Russian collusion and President Donald J. Trump.  People who either helped initiate the potential coup or who have knowledge of the farce begin distancing themselves from the impending release of the final report.   Millions of Americans hope that when the report clears the president, that the people who launched the coup- Andrew McCabe, Rod J. Rosenstein, James Comey, James Clapper, John Brennan, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Loretta Lynch, Sally Yates, Peter Strzok and his paramour Lisa Page, and numerous others- including Barack Hussein Obama- will face justice. 
  71. 2020 Sunday: COVID-19 continues crisscrossing the world with the death toll now sitting at 15,000 with loads more to follow.  Worldwide, there are at least 340,000 confirmed cases of the bat virus with several nations such as Italy feeling the brunt of the growing pandemic.  The Gaza Strip, Afghanistan, and Syria report their first cases while German Chancellor Angela Merkel goes into self-imposed quarantine following her personal physician testing positive for this evil crap.  The U.S. is trying to prevent foreign flights coming in so as to stop the spread of the virus but in some areas, particularly Democrat-controlled areas, they aren’t taking it seriously as they should.   In Japan, the Summer Olympics are up in the air what with some nations now saying they aren’t going to send athletes.
  72. 2021 Monday:  BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE I– Despite a blackout on what is occurring on the U.S. southern border with Mexico, brave souls are releasing shocking of photos of illegal aliens and illegal alien brats crammed into sardine can-like holding facilities, sleeping on cement floors with foil blankets for protection.  Where is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez aka the Baby Evita, where is Rashida Tlaib, where is Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and all the rest of the blubbering leftists who care so much about illegal alien kids?  Nowhere.  Let the world see them for what they are- glib hypocritical POS.   Former Acting U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf says it’s NOT an ‘open border but a LAWLESS border now’ thanks to blundering Joe Biden’s horrible America-last immigration policies.
  73. 2021 Monday A: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE II– President Donald J. Trump says his administration handed Joe Biden a secure border.  Look at it now.   As the crisis continues growing exponentially worse by the hour, the 45th president blasted the enfeebled 46th president’s border policies as inhuman, cruel, and according to us, EVIL.   Speaking of the 46th disaster, he says he will go to the border when ‘he’s good and ready.’  Uh, okay.  The problem is, you WON’T know what you are looking at, Joe, you’ll think you’re at the zoo… Elsewhere, we learn that U.S. Customs and Border Patrol interactions with family units on the southern border are up by 188 percent and illegal alien brats by 96-percent.  Build the wall and deport them all.  NOW.
  74. 2021 Monday B: POLITICAL NEWS– Congressman Jody Hice, R-GA 10th congressional district received an endorsement from President Donald J. Trump as he runs to unseat RINO Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, an extremely corrupt individual who colluded with Governor Brian Kemp and political hack Stacey Abrams to throw the 2020 Presidential Election to stumbling, bumbling old Joe Biden in the Peach State.  Even more embarrassing for Mr. Raffensperger is the fact that HIS county- Fulton County- banned him from serving as a delegate in any upcoming elections.  Ouch.  Congressman Hice thanks President Trump saying his endorsement has led to an overwhelming response in support.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump says that Senator “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell ‘is hanging by a thread in the upcoming battle to end the Senate filibuster rule.’  (Note- we also learn that dark money is funding efforts to end the filibuster rule).
  75. 2021 Monday C: JOE BIDEN NEWS– Pro-Death Joe Biden is facing a growing backlash from the Catholic (and other religious affiliations) over his rabid support of abortion at all stages of gestation and even after birth.  IF Pope Francis were not a liberal-socialist, some say, ‘communist,’ he would excommunicate Biden, his family, Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, and loads of other Pro-Death Democrats and liberals.  Pope Francis- do your job, excommunicate these Catholic-in-Name-only, aka CINO, abortion-loving losers.  NOW.  Next, Joe Biden (well, the voice in his ear) says he is going to move to bolster Obamacare prior to its upcoming 11th anniversary.  What a disaster.  Biden (the voice) also says that his administration must prepare to get $3 trillion in additional spending on the road NOW.
  76. 2021 Monday D: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS– Russia regrets the United States lack of support for public talks between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin.  Elsewhere, for the first time this year, Russian warplanes carried out airstrikes on rebel positions in northwestern Syria.  Blow those bastards to hell, boys!  Next, the U.S. sanctions two Chinese officials for their roles in repressing Uighur Muslims.   Speaking of the Chinese, former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says, ‘we cannot reward communist China by allowing them to hold the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.’  Numerous nations around the world are joining the movement to either boycott the games or to see them moved elsewhere. 
  77. 2021 Monday E: MASSAGE PARLOR MASSACRES AND OTHER CRIME NEWS– A Chinese American group condemns, we repeat, condemns CRITICAL RACE THEORY as being the new form of Maoism.  How soon do we see Red Guards going door to door in the streets?  Instead of lamenting the dead in the Atlanta killings, the Democrats are using the dead to stir their evil-smelling pot of fecal matter to continue their race-baiting ways as well as to steal guns from the American people.  Speaking of the Massage Parlor Massacres, the feds say there is “NO EVIDENCE that the shooter’s crimes were racially motivated thus no federal hate crimes charges can be filed against the sex addict shooter.’  This of course drives all liberals insane.  Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy, RINO, says that the politization of the crimes is a ‘calculation’ on the part of the Democrats.   Speaking of crime, the judge in the Derek Chauvin trial has seated the 14th and final juror in the upcoming trial.   
  78. 2021 Monday F: SCOTUS NEWS– The John Roberts U.S. Supreme Court will weigh reinstating the Boston Marathon Bomber’s death sentence.  Folks- just execute this POS, he does not need to sit on death row for the next 40 years.  Next, the Supreme Court won’t take up the case about Facebook tracking its users.  Speaking of Facebook, they claim to have removed 1.3 billion false accounts between October to December of last year.  Wow.
  79. 2021 Monday G: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS– The Los Angeles teachers’ union agrees to reopen schools sometime in April.  (Note- teachers have NO clue as to what is heading their way, the discipline problems are going to be off the charts.  We expect to see teachers and administrators assaulted, beaten, raped, and murdered because the young people with socialization skills are going to amped up more than anyone can comprehend.  It’s going to be ugly).  Elsewhere, Miami Beach, Florida, has had to slap on a curfew from 8:00 p.m. to sometime the next morning because of fights, havoc, and people crowding together.   Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders, DS-VT, and Elon Musk are arguing over wealth and how best to spend it.  Mr. Musk, whatever Bernie says, do the EXACT opposite.  Finally, newbie Senator Raphael Warnock, DS-GA, is tying gun control together with voting rights.  (Note- Georgia- vote this POS out of office next year).   
  80. 2021 Monday H: AICPENDBLOG.COM ENDORSEMENT– We endorse former Assistant Administrator of the Small Business Administration Sery Kim to fill the open House seat in Texas’ 6th congressional district.  The Special General Election will occur on May 1, 2021.
  81. 2021 Monday I: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 123,516,699 confirmed cases, +552,287, 2,917,703, confirmed deaths, +7,956, and 69,975,879 confirmed recoveries, +327,920.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 30,054,603 confirmed cases, up 43,422 from yesterday’s reporting, 548,172 confirmed deaths, UP 718, and 116,975,502 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them. 
  82. 2021 Monday J: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 219,704 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- Vegetable Joe, in another three-and-a-half-weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  In other COVID-19 news, the Centers for Disease Control says that California ranks 44th in Chi-Vi vaccine equity.  F**k equity, just distribute this crap to whomever wants it and for those that don’t, stop guilting them.  Meanwhile, AstraZeneca reports that U.S. data shows that their vaccine is 79-percent effective.  
  83. 2021 Monday J: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,643,252 confirmed cases, 57,679 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,834 confirmed cases, 454 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 357,443 confirmed cases, 5,224 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- U.S. Virgin Islands: currently, they have 2,767 confirmed cases, 25 confirmed deaths, and 2,653 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 828,672 confirmed cases, 6,102 confirmed deaths, and 807,341 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Sweden, home of pissed-off Greta Thunberg: 744,272 cases of the virus, 13,262 confirmed deaths but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  
  84. 2021 Monday K:   Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,731.20, UP 103.23 points (+0.32%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,377.54, UP 162.31 points (+1.23%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,940.59, UP 27.49 points (+0.70%).  The price of GOLD is $1,737.80 per troy oz., -0.30 (-0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $25.82 per troy ounce, +0.05 (+0.20%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,186.50 per troy oz, +2.50 (+0.21%) while the price of COPPER is $4.14 per pound, 0.00 (-0.01%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $1,186.50 per troy oz, -4.50 (-0.38%). The price of RHODIUM is $2,175.00 per troy oz, +45.00 (+2.11%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $61.19 per barrel, -0.40 (-0.61%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.51 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.57.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.   In Bahraini Dinar, one greenback equals 0.38.  
  85. 2021 Monday L: Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.882 per gallon, $3.597 in Hawaii, and $3.317 in Washington state.  Time to allow the country to return to fracking, there Joe Biden.   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,082,074,861,052 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.  Cloward and Piven running amok.  The country is going to implode.
  86. 2021 Monday M: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– George W. Bush political advisor Karl Rove is planning on holding a fund-raiser for politically dead man-walking Congressman Adam Kinzinger, RINO-IL 16th congressional district.  That’s Karl Rove for you.  The guy is probably thinking he’s going to trot out Jeb Bush for another go in 2024.  One thing we can guarantee you, the era of voting for the lesser of two evils– meaning voting for a RINO instead of a Democrat has ended. If we’re going to go socialist, then we’re going to go socialist so what difference does it make if it’s next year or in three years or whatever?  NO MORE RINOs.  Elsewhere, Joe Biden’s national security adviser says it wasn’t a mistake to call Vladimir Putin a ‘killer.’  We shall see.  Meanwhile, the battle of mail-in ballots is raging in the Florida statehouse.  We don’t want mail-in ballots.   Next, the push to make the federal district of Washington, D.C., is beginning in the U.S. Senate.  Washington, D.C. was NEVER meant to be a state.   Finally, accusers of Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo claim the Lov Gov is interfering in the harassment probe into his scandalous activities and actions.  The man is a groper.
  87. 2021 Monday N: CRIME NEWS– In Boulder, Colorado, a lone gunman carrying a rifle shot and killed 10 people- including a law enforcement office- at a King Soopers Grocery Store.  The shooting began around 2:30 P.M. and within minutes, a line of emergency vehicles and first responders ringed the store.  Law enforcement then went in and subdued the scumbag.  He’s in custody.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Department of Justice has announced that it is considering hitting the Oath Keepers with SEDITION charges for their part in the January 06, 2021, Capitol Hill Riots.  The question is, WILL the Justice Department file similar charges against Antifa and Black Lives Matter as both groups infiltrated Trump supporters and engineered one of the largest FALSE FLAG operations in modern U.S. history.   
  88. 2021 Monday O: In other crazy news, RINO Bill Kristol, one of the all-time great phonies is supporting making Washington, D.C., a state while also advocating the invasion of Cuba and making that one a state, too.  This worthless phony has never seen a Third World War for which he didn’t advocate, and NO one should waste time listening to this dumb ass.  The time for jingoism ended when at the end of the Mexican-American War, the U.S. didn’t absorb the land between our southern border all the way down to Columbia just as after the Spanish-American War, we didn’t keep Cuba, too.  Next thing you know, Bill Kristol is going to want to make Afghanistan a U.S. commonwealth or at least a territory.
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On November 15, 1994, the Band released a comprehensive collection aptly titled, “Across the Great Divide.”  The three-disc set contained 56 tracks, many of which are well-known and much beloved along with some lesser known, rarities.  If you have yet to get in on the ground floor with this amazing Canadian American group, this is a superb way in which, one can introduce the music to one’s ears.  We hope you will go out and seek this one out- it’s a terrific addition to any collection of fine music.  We love it, you will love it, and you will enjoy it for years- if not decades- to come.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We look forward to promoting the music of famed guitarist George Benson one day.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day when we do.

[iii] We definitely look forward to presenting the music of Joe Cocker, the famed British ex-bricklayer who blew the minds of the world at the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Festival.  Please stay tuned for further developments.

[iv]    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.

[v] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[ii] We look forward to promoting the music of Thin Lizzy when we promote the music of U2, sometime within the next 4-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when we do.

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

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

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

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66. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 07, 2022

1987 Saturday: In Winchester, Nevada, at the Las Vegas Hilton, WBC heavyweight title holder, “Iron Mike” Tyson, beats WBA heavyweight title holder, James “Bonecrusher” Smith to win the WBA title. With the loss, “Bonecrusher” Smith’s record went to 19-6 while Tyson’s record went to 29-0.

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66. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 07, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McLean; U.S. Attorneys General Edward H. Levi, Caleb Cushing, William H. H. Miller, and John G. Sargent; U.S. Secretaries of State James Buchannan, William L. Marcy, William M. Evarts, James G. Blaine, Thomas F. Bayard, and Walter Q. Gresham; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Richard Rush, George M. Bibb, James Guthrie, Howell Cobb, Salmon P. Chase, Hugh McCulloch, William Windom, John G. Carlisle, and George B. Cortelyou; U.S. Secretaries of War William Eustis, James Barbour, Joel Roberts Poinsett, and Jefferson Davis; the Beatles, Genesis featuring Peter Banks, the J. Geil’s Band featuring Peter Wolf, Love featuring Arthur Lee, Loverboy featuring Matt Frenette, Procol Harum featuring Matthew Fisher, Rainbow featuring Doogie White, Tower of Power featuring Francis Rocco Prestia, and the Zombies featuring Chris White:

  1. 161 Saturday: Emperor Antonius Pius dies, and his adoptive sons, Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Venus succeed him. 
  2. 1530 Friday: England’s King Henry VIII asks the 219th Roman Catholic Pope Clement VII for a divorce; when denied, Henry declares that he is the supreme leader of the church in England, NOT the Pope.
  3. 1693 Saturday: In Venice, in the Republic of Venice, future 248th Roman Catholic Pope Clement XIII is born.  He would assume being pontiff on July 06, 1758 and would guide his holy flock on its journey for immortality until February 02, 1769.
  4. 1724 Tuesday: The 244th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XIII ended his reign on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on May 08, 1721.
  5. 1774 Wednesday: The British closed the port of Boston to all commerce on this date.
  6. 1793 Thursday: During the French Revolutionary Wars, France declared war on its neighbor to the south, Spain.
  7. 1799 Thursday: After Napoleon Bonaparte’s troops capture the Palestinian town of Jaffa, they kill 2,000 Albanian captives.
  8. 1801 Saturday: Massachusetts enacts the first state voter registration law.
  9. 1809 Tuesday: The 6th U.S. Secretary of War William Eustis assumed office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, Secretary Eustis served under President James Madison from today until January 13, 1813.
  10. 1825 Monday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of War James Barbour assumed office on this date.  First a Democratic-Republican, then a National Republican, and finally a Whig, Secretary Barbour served under President John Quincy Adams from March 07, 1825, to May 23, 1828, and then became U.S. Minister to England.  Next, the 8th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Richard Rush assumed office on this date.  First, a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Democrat, he served under President John Quincy Adams from today until March 05, 1829.
  11. 1829 Saturday: The 21st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McLean assumed his position on the U.S. Supreme Court on this date.  A Democrat, President Andrew Jackson nominated McLean to fill the seat of Democratic-Republican Associate Justice Robert Trimble.  McLean served from today until April 04, 1861.  
  12. 1832 Wednesday: In Lanesville, Indiana, future 33rd U.S. Secretary of State Walter Q. Gresham is born.  He would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to May 28, 1895.   Prior to this, he would serve his nation as its 35th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.  In this role, he would be a Republican serving under Republican President Chester Alan Arthur from September 05, 1884, to October 28, 1884.
  13. 1837 Tuesday: The 15th U.S. Secretary of War Joel Roberts Poinsett assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, Secretary Poinsett served under President Martin Van Buren March 07, 1837, to March 04, 1841.
  14. 1843 Tuesday: The first Catholic governor in the U.S., Edward Kavanagh of Maine, takes office.
  15. 1845 Friday:  The 17th U.S. Treasury Secretary George M. Bibb stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents John Tyler and James K. Polk from July 04, 1844, until today.
  16. 1847 Sunday: U.S. General Winfield Scott occupies Vera Cruz, Mexico, during the Mexican American War of 1846-1848.  From here, they would begin the drive on Mexico City.  The United States should have conquered and kept Mexico once victory was achieved.  There would be a much shorter border with Central America which would end the illegal alien invasion 150 years or so later before it begins.
  17. 1849 Wednesday: The 17th U.S. Secretary of State James Buchannan stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor from March 10, 1845, until today.   Buchannan would later become the 15th president of the United States.
  18. 1850 Thursday: In a three-hour speech to the U.S. Senate, Daniel Webster of Massachusetts endorsed the Compromise of 1850 as a means of preserving the Union.
  19. 1853 Monday: The 21st U.S. Secretary of State William L. Marcy assumed office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Franklin Pierce March 07, 1853, to March 06, 1857.  Next, the 23rd U.S. Secretary of War (and future one and only president of the Confederate States of America) Jefferson Davis assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, too, he served from today until March 04, 1857.  
  20. 1853 Monday A: Likewise, the 23rd U.S. Attorney General Caleb Cushing assumed office on this date.  He, too, a Democrat, he served from today until March 04, 1857.  Next one up, the 21st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury James Guthrie assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, too, he served under Presidents Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan from today until February 07, 1868.  He next became a senator representing his home state of Kentucky.  In contrast to those entering office on this date, the nation’s 3rd U.S. Secretary of the Interior Alexander H. H. Stuart stepped down from office.  A Whig, he served under Presidents Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce from September 14, 1850, until today.
  21. 1854 Tuesday: Charles Miller patents the first U.S. sewing machine to stitch buttonholes.
  22. 1857 Saturday: The 22nd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Howell Cobb assumed office on this date.  A Democrat and then a member of the Constitutional Union Party, he served under President James Buchanan from today until December 08, 1860.  He then became president of the Confederate States of America provisional congress.
  23. 1861 Thursday: The 25th U.S. Treasury Secretary Salmon P. Chase assumed office on this date.  First a Whig, then a member of the Liberty Party, then the Free-Soil Party, then a Republican and finally a Democrat, Chase served under President Abraham Lincoln from today until June 30, 1864.
  24. 1876 Tuesday: Alexander Graham Bell received a patent (U.S. patent No. 174,465) for his telephone.
  25. 1881 Monday: The 27th U.S. Secretary of State William M. Evarts left office on this date.  A Whig, and then Republican, Evarts served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, until today.  His successor- the 28th U.S. Secretary of State James G. Blaine- assumed office on this date.  A Republican as well, Secretary Blaine served under Presidents James A. Garfield and then Chester Alan Arthur from March 07, 1881, until December 19, 1881.  He would serve again in this capacity as the 31st U.S. secretary of state under President Benjamin Harrison.  Leaving office on this date is the nation’s 13th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz.  A Republican, he served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, until today.
  26. 1885 Saturday: The 30th U.S. Secretary of State Thomas F. Bayard assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1885, to March 06, 1889.  Next, the 35th U.S. Treasury Secretary Hugh McCulloch assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Chester Alan Arthur and then Grover Cleveland from October 31, 1884, to March 07, 1885.
  27. 1889 Thursday: The 39th U.S. Attorney General William H. H. Miller assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from today until March 04, 1893.  Next, the 39th U.S. Treasury Secretary William Windom assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from today until January 29, 1891.  Next, the nation’s 18th U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary John Willock Noble assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from today until March 06, 1893.
  28. 1893 Tuesday: The 41st U.S. Treasury Secretary John G. Carlisle assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from today until March 05, 1897.
  29. 1901 Thursday: The federal government announced that in some parts of South Carolina, slavery still existed for blacks.
  30. 1904 Monday: In Springfield, Ohio, an outraged mob stormed a jail and shot a black man accused of murder.
  31. 1906 Wednesday: The government of Finland granted women the right to vote.
  32. 1908 Saturday: Cincinnati Mayor Leopold Markbreit stands before the city council and declares, “Women are not physically fit to operate automobiles.”
  33. 1909 Sunday: The 44th U.S. Treasury Secretary George B. Cortelyou assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from March 04, 1907, until today.
  34. 1911 Tuesday: In the wake of yet another revolution in our neighbor to the south, President William Howard Taft sends 20,000 troops to the border with Mexico.  Elsewhere, Willis Farnsworth of Petaluma, California, patents the coin-operated locker.
  35. 1912 Thursday: Upon arriving in Hobart, Australia, Roald Amundsen announces discovery of the South Pole, a place he visited the previous December.
  36. 1918 Thursday: President Woodrow Wilson authorizes the U.S. Army’s Distinguished Service Medal.
  37. 1925 Saturday: The 53rd U.S. Attorney General John G. Sargent assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from today March 04, 1929.
  38. 1926 Sunday: The first successful trans-Atlantic radiotelephone conversations took place between New York and London.
  39. 1927 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that a Texas law banning blacks from voting was ‘unconstitutional.’
  40. 1933 Tuesday: Game makers created the game of “Monopoly” on this date.
  41. 1935 Thursday: Germany reincorporates the Saar back into its national territory in disregard for the Treaty of Versailles.  Meanwhile, Malcolm Campbell set an auto speed record of 276.8 mph in Florida.  
  42. 1936 Saturday: Adolf Hitler ordered his troops to march into the Rhineland, thereby breaking the Treaty of Versailles as well as the Locarno Pact.
  43. 1941 Friday: British troops land in both Abyssinia and in Greece.  In the former, they will gain ground against the Fascist Italians whereas in the latter, the Nazis will overrun them.
  44. 1943 Sunday: Indonesian leader Sukarno asks for cooperation with the Japanese occupiers.  Elsewhere, in Great Britain, future bassist with the British rock band, the Zombies[i]—Chris White—is born on this date in Chipping Barnet, Hertfordshire, UK.
  45. 1944 Tuesday: During World War II, the USAF begins daylight bombing of Berlin, the capital of Nazi Germany.  Meanwhile, the Japanese go on the offensive in Burma, and they also commence an ill-fated attempt at invading India.  The battle around the eastern city of Imphal begins, one that would rage for several months but which would end up with the Japanese forces in full flight.
  46. 1945 Wednesday: During World War II, U.S. forces crossed the Rhine River at Remagen, Germany, using the damaged but still usable Ludendorff Bridge.  Meanwhile, in Yugoslavia, Josef Broz Tito begins the formation of his government.  Elsewhere, future guitarist/vocalist with the Los Angeles psychedelic rock band, Love[ii]—Arthur Lee—is born on this date in Memphis, Tennessee.
  47. 1946 Thursday: Peter Wolf, the future lead singer of the J. Geil’s Band[iii] is born in the Bronx, New York, on this date.  Matthew Fisher, future vocalist, and keyboardist with the British rock band, Procol Harum[iv], is born on this date in Addiscombe, Croydon, London, United Kingdom.
  48. 1951 Wednesday: During the Korean War, General Matthew Ridgeway launches Operation Ripper and U.S., and UN troops begin attacking Red Chinese forces.  Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 rounds for the heavyweight boxing title of the world.  Meanwhile, future member of the Bay Area funk-rock-soul-blues-jazz band, Tower of Power[v]–Francis Rocco Prestia (bass/backing vocals)—is born in Sonora, California, on this date.
  49. 1954 Sunday: Future longtime drummer with the Canadian rock band, Loverboy[vi]—Matt Frenette—is born on this date in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
  50. 1955 Monday: Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick says he favors legalization of the ‘spitball.’  Meanwhile, for the first time, an advertiser presented a TV commercial featuring “Peter Pan.”
  51. 1960 Monday: Future Rainbow[vii] vocalist Doogie White is born in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on this date.
  52. 1962 Wednesday: The Beatles[viii] make their broadcasting debut on BBC radio.
  53. 1965 Sunday: State troopers and a sheriff’s posse violently broke up a march by civil rights demonstrators at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, in what people around the world would know as “Bloody Sunday.” 
  54. 1968 Thursday: The BBC broadcasts the news for the first time in color on television.
  55. 1971 Sunday: A thousand U.S. warplanes bombed Cambodia and Laos during the Vietnam War.
  56. 1972 Tuesday: In Beaumont, Texas, heavyweight boxer “Big George” Foreman scored a KO of his opponent, Clarence Boone, at the 2:55 minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his record to 34-0.
  57. 1975 Friday: The U.S. Senate revises the filibuster rule, allowing 60 senators to limit debate.   Meanwhile, the 4th U.S. Secretary of Transportation William Thaddeus Coleman Jr. assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from today until January 20, 1977.
  58. 1977 Monday: Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin meets with President Jimmy Carter.
  59. 1983 Monday: TNN (The Nashville Network) begins operations on cable television.
  60. 1987 Saturday: In Winchester, Nevada, at the Las Vegas Hilton, WBC heavyweight title holder, “Iron Mike” Tyson, beats WBA heavyweight title holder, James “Bonecrusher” Smith to win the WBA title.  With the loss, “Bonecrusher” Smith’s record went to 19-6 while Tyson’s record went to 29-0.
  61. 1989 Tuesday: Iran breaks diplomatic relations with Britain over its publication of author Salman Rushdie’s book, “Satanic Verses.”
  62. 1994 Monday: The U.S. Navy issues its first order assigning women on combat ships.
  63. 1996 Thursday: Magic Johnson is the second player in the NBA to reach 10,000 assists.
  64.  2000 Tuesday: In Chicago, Illinois, the 71st former U.S. Attorney General Edward H. Levi died at the age of 88.   A Republican, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from February 02, 1975, to January 20, 1977.
  65. 2011 Monday: NATO increases its surveillance flights over Libya to a 24/7 basis.  Meanwhile, the CBS sitcom “Two-and-a-Half-Men” fires out of control alcoholic druggie Charlie Sheen on this date.
  66. 2012 Wednesday: The largest solar flare in five years nears the Earth, threatening to disrupt airline flights, GPS signals, and power grids.
  67. 2013 Thursday:  The running mate of Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka, claims that votes cast in Kenya’s presidential election were false.  Meanwhile, former member of the rock band, Genesis–Peter Banks (guitars/vocals 1968-1970)—died from heart failure on this date in his hometown of Chipping Barnet, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom; he was just 65.
  68. 2014 Friday:  The opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Paralympics occurs in Sochi; the celebration includes a variety of performing artists in music and dance.
  69. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, U.S. President Barack Obama[ix] states that he did not know that former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton solely used a personal email address for government business, possibly violating federal law; Clinton served under Obama for four years.  Meanwhile, in Maiduguri, Nigeria, 54 people are blown up and another 143 are wounded by five suicide bombers who are adherents of Boko Haram, a group belonging to the so-called “religion of peace,” wait for it…Islam.
  70. 2016 Monday: Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning announces his retirement from both the team and the NFL.  Meanwhile, the Pentagon says that U.S. airstrikes in Somalia have killed at least 150 jihadists roaming that godforsaken country.  They were in better shape during colonialism when the Italians controlled the area.  Speaking of the airstrikes, the Obama administration announces that it will release data on U.S. drone strikes around the world.  They didn’t call President Obama the “Droner-in-Chief” for nothing- the guy murdered thousands of people around the world.
  71. 2017 Tuesday: Following a devastating storm in the Mediterranean, Malta’s famous landmark, the Azure Window, topples into the sea, much to the horror of the island’s citizens.  Elsewhere, as the migrant crisis in Europe continues to worsen, the National Assembly of Hungary votes to intern ALL migrants entering their country.
  72. 2018 Wednesday: Famous concept album cover American artist Gary Burden dies at age 84.  He designed covers for various groups such as the Doors, Graham Nash, and Neil Young.  His work is famous.  Elsewhere, in the aftermath of the St. Valentine’s Day 2018 Shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School in Florida, state lawmakers vote on a bill outlawing bump stocks, driving the age one can buy a handgun up to age 21 from 18, but does little to nothing about overturning Obama era rules that prevented schools from reporting dangerous students to law enforcement.
  73. 2019 Thursday: Following a ban emplaced upon the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, Beijing sues the U.S. government.   Elsewhere, Venezuela continues to transform into crap, folks, what with nationwide power blackouts making much of the country look like North Korea after dark- not a glimmer of light.  At least 18 of 23 states report blackouts which the government blames on anti-government saboteurs.
  74. 2020 Saturday: The Chi-Com Bat Flu continues spreading around the world, affecting nations in the Mediterranean, in Southern Europe, Eastern Europe, across the Middle East, into Western Europe and Latin America.  In Japan, the authorities are arresting people for breaking their quarantines while in South America, the disease is popping up there.  The World Health Organization is slow to react because they are covering up for their masters in Beijing.
  75. 2021 Sunday: Members of the Biden administration visit the southern border to view (we believe to welcome in) illegal aliens swarming the border like a scene from the movie “World War Z,” (2013) a scene in which zombies are swarming up a wall in Israel. 
  76. 2021 Sunday A: As the ‘Biden administration’ continues bringing the U.S. into a Middle Eastern war, B-52s are flying across the Persian Gulf to strike fear into the hearts of Iranians.  Why we are flying B-52s is beyond us as far too many were shot down in the Vietnam War.  Here we are a half-century later flying the same aircraft, designed in the 1950s, while air defenses of all weaponry have become ‘smart.’  If the B-52s were to go into action over Iran, they would be easy pickings.   Joe- don’t get the U.S. into a war to defend gay rights and women’s rights in nations that will never respect them.   Speaking of the military, the Pentagon is reviewing a request to keep National Guard troops in Washington, D.C., for another TWO months.
  77. 2021 Sunday B: President Donald J. Trump announces he is going to go to Alaska so he can campaign against RINO Senator Lisa Murkowski.  We would love to see former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin primary Senator Murkowski.[x]   Speaking of President Trump, he lambastes various RINO Republican entities for misusing his brand in fund-raising efforts, especially when they continue supporting RINOs who voted for his impeachment.  He demands they cease and desist.  That means the Republican House and Senate Committees and we believe the Republican National Committee, too.  Until the GOP comes to grips with its RINO problems, no one is going to send another dime to any GOP PAC or Super Pac.  F**k them.
  78. 2021 Sunday C: In the U.S. Senate, the Republicans tried to block COVID-19 relief checks going to illegal aliens and other foreign citizens- as well as to people doing time in the hoosegow- but the Democrats blocked the GOP.   With the absence of Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan, Republican, away on family business, the Dems passed the COVID-19 ‘Relief Bill’ by a vote of 50-49.  We learn that at least 17 million Americans are ineligible to receive benefits while river-swimming illegals and the incarcerated will receive checks.  F**k them.   RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says Joe Biden should concentrate on reopening schools rather than sending checks to people who don’t deserve them.
  79. 2021 Sunday D: In New York, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s woes continue to worsen what with two more women coming out and pointing the fingers of doom at this POS who thinks his fecal matter doesn’t stink.  The Albany Times says NOT only should “Killer Cuomo” go but the enablers who helped him get away with incalculable #MeToo crimes.[xi]   Speaking of Cuomo, the New York legislature has stripped the bum of his emergency rights.  NO more acting like a dictator.  We hope to see his brother, Chris the Pris, face his own #MeToo troubles what with his exceptionally close relationship with fellow CNN anchor Don Lemon, both of whom are reputed gropers.   Speaking of the Empire State, Donald Trump is planning his first visit to the Big Apple since leaving office.
  80. 2021 Sunday E:  Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says the ‘Democratic agenda is the reshaping of America.’  Amen.  Meanwhile, a massive global hack breaches Microsoft business accounts.   Speaking of hacks, pressure applied by President Donald J. Trump and the U.S. has caused Huawei to lose loads of money outside the People’s Republic of China.  In other news, a Michigan state judge reinstates voting fraud cases with the state’s borders following a forensic probe of the corrupt Dominion Voting Systems equipment used in the state’s 2020 Presidential Election.  Ample evidence exists of the machines flipping votes for Donald Trump to Methuselah Biden.   Finally, the Tennessee legislature is proposing a bill that will allow the state to crack down on violent highway protesters, people who blocks roads and highways as well as stiffening the rights of citizens to defend their lives and property. 
  81. 2021 Sunday F: Governor Greg Abbot and the state of Texas is launching Operation Lone Star with which to fund, employ National Guard troops, and law enforcement officers in land, sea, and air operations to halt the tidal wave of illegal aliens trying to force their way into the country.  All power to Texas!  Let’s revive Operation Wetback and begin rounding up and removing illegal aliens everywhere we find them.  Meanwhile, Florida GOP Congressman Matt Gaetz blasts the Biden administration for holding NO press conferences and notes that it appears as though we are moving towards a “Harris administration.”  Amen.  Speaking of the Republican Party, it’s speaking out against the cancelation of news media outlets on the right by the left and Cancel Culture.
  82. 2021 Sunday G: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 116,600,908 confirmed cases, +431,789, 2,589,638, confirmed deaths, +7,563, and 65,920,692 confirmed recoveries, +225,672.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,258,941 confirmed cases, up 65,668 from yesterday’s reporting, 529,527 confirmed deaths, UP 1,610, and 112,291,045 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile drooling POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 201,050 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.   Note- that stupid bi**h Jen “Circle Back” Psaki won’t credit President Trump’s Operation Warp Speed.
  83. 2021 Sunday H: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,596,488 confirmed cases, 54,124 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,646 confirmed cases, 444 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 347,301 confirmed cases, 5,107 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Idaho: currently, they have 173,011 confirmed cases, 1,882 confirmed deaths, and 96,017 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 799,727 confirmed cases, 5,856 confirmed deaths, and 753,081 confirmed recoveries.  Speaking of the Chi-Com lab-engineered biowarfare, anti-Trump Xi Jinping Bat Virus, AstraZeneca says that it’s planning to deliver roughly 50 million doses of the Chi-Vi Vax to Americans within the next two months.
  84. 2021 Sunday I: Switzerland votes to ban face coverings in public.  Meanwhile, authorities report that the Russians have launched a disinformation campaign on the efficacy and safety of U.S. Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines.  F**k the Russians.  Elsewhere, a Uighur Muslim human rights group demands the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics be stripped from the Chi-Com regional power over their persecution of Uighurs and other minorities in the western portion of that backward country.  Finally, the U.S. and South Korea are preparing to hold limited military exercises beginning tomorrow and which will run for nine days.  North Korea promises to closely monitor them.  How about we END the Korean War?  What a novel idea!
  85. 2021 Sunday J: Senator John Barrasso, R-WY, blasts the Biden PORKULUS Relief Bill as nothing more than a ‘liberal wish list.’  Meanwhile, Representative Mike Gallagher, R-WI, is demanding that Joe Biden reconsider shutting down the Keystone XL Pipeline.  It’s time to open that sucker back up so Americans can enjoy cheap energy prices.  In other news, economist Stephen Moore says a good jobs report can get the U.S. economy going up like a rocket ship.  Next, Trump era student loan debt czar Mark A. Brown hands his resignation letter over to the Biden administration.    Finally, Newsmax asks an important question: is “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell planning to exit the world’s greatest deliberative body?  Probably going to relocate to the PRC so he can help his father-in-law run his shipping company.
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[i] We promoted the music of the Zombies, Argent, Rod Argent, and Colin Blunstone beginning on Monday, 28-October-2019 through Sunday, 05-January-2020.  Please, check them out.

[ii] We shared the music of the famed Los Angeles, California, psychedelic rock band, Love, beginning on Wednesday, 24-October-2012 through Friday, 16-November-2012.  We hope you will check them out as they deserve to be heard.

[iii] We are unclear as to when we will begin promoting the music of the J. Geils’ Band but when we do, you will be the first to know.  We hope you remain attentive for the day when we do because they are one of the all-time great American rock bands.

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

[v] We are not sure when we will promote the music of Oakland’s Tower of Power, but you can be sure that we will do so when we begin promoting the music of funk-rock, horn-powered bands. 

[vi] Not sure when we present this Canadian rock band, Loverboy, but we sure as heck hope we do sometime within the next decade because- say what you will about them- they are as exciting today as they were back in the 1980s.  Please remain vigilant for the day that we do.

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

[viii] We began promoting the music of the Beatles and the band’s original members, beginning on Friday, 04-November-2016 which ran through Sunday, 11-June-2017. You definitely need to check out the music of the Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr- you will be glad you did.

[ix] Many believe Barack Obama should be disqualified as a president because most believe he was born outside the United States which would ban him from ever seeking the highest office in the land.  At the very least, an asterisk should be placed by his name in all U.S. history books.

[x] One of the reasons (among many) President Trump wants to end the service of Senator Murkowski is her support for Debra Haaland to become the next secretary of the Department of the Interior, a person who will cripple the 49th state’s energy and mineral production.  It’s time for Murkowski to go.

[xi] The amazing thing is NYC Mayor Bill Di Blasio smells chum in the water and is planning on launching a primary campaign to strip “Killer Cuomo” of the governorship and winning it for himself.  That is pretty bad when a loser like Di Blasio is in better shape than a boner like Cuomo.  Going to be fun to watch.

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1897 Tuesday: President Grover Cleveland vetoed legislation that would have required a literacy test for immigrants entering the country, which would have been good- especially in 2021-2022. That’s Democrats for you.

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61. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 02, 2022:

Texas Independence Day (Texas); Read Across America Day; Ash Wednesday

Rutherford B. Hayes vs. Samuel J. Tilden; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Henry Billings Brown, Harlan F. Stone, and Benjamin N. Cardozo; U.S. Interior Secretary Carl Schurz; U.S. Secretary of State John W. Foster; Acting U.S. Secretary of War Alexander J. Dallas; U.S. Secretaries of War James Monroe, Joel Roberts Poinsett, and William W. Belknap; Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev; French Impressionist Berthe Morisot, AC/DC featuring Mark Evans, the Four Tops featuring Lawrence Peyton, and the Velvet Underground featuring Lou Reed:

  1. 871 Monday: At the Battle of Marton, Ethelred van Wessex beats the Danish invasion army in the British Isles.
  2. 1459 Wednesday: In the Holy Roman Empire, future 218th Roman Catholic Pope Adrian VI is born.  He would become pontiff on January 09, 1522, and would lead all Christendom until September 14, 1523.
  3. 1498 Wednesday: Vasco de Gama’s fleet visits the island of Mozambique.
  4. 1629 Friday: English King Charles I dissolves Parliament against opposition, imprisoning nine members.
  5. 1776 Saturday: American troops begin shelling British troops in Boston, Massachusetts.
  6. 1779 Tuesday: Future 15th U.S. Secretary of War Joel Roberts Poinsett is born in Charleston, South Carolina, on this date.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Martin Van Buren March 07, 1837, to March 04, 1841.
  7. 1793 Saturday: The first president of the Republic of Texas, Sam Houston, was born near Lexington, Virginia.
  8. 1807 Monday: The U.S. Congress bans the slave trade, effective January 01, 1808.
  9. 1810 Friday: Future 256th Roman Catholic Pope Leo XIII is born on this date within the borders of the French Empire.  He would become the Vicar of Christ on  February 20, 1878, and would serve his global flock until July 20, 1903.
  10. 1815 Thursday: The 8th U.S. Secretary of War James Monroe (also a future president) stepped down from office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from September 27, 1814, until today.  Meanwhile, Acting U.S. Secretary of War Alexander J. Dallas assumed office on this date.  He served under President James Madison from today until August 01, 1815.
  11. 1819 Tuesday: The United States passes its first immigration law.
  12. 1829 Monday: In Erftstadt, Germany, future 13th U.S. Interior Secretary Carl Schurz is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, to March 07, 1881.
  13. 1836 Wednesday: The Republic of Texas formally declared independence from Mexico.  Meanwhile, future 52nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown is born in Lee, Massachusetts, on this date.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of another Republican Associate Justice Samuel Freeman Miller.  Brown served from 12-29-1890 to 05-28-1906.  Elsewhere, future U.S. Secretary of State John W. Foster is born in Petersburg, Indiana.  He would likewise serve under President Benjamin Harrison from June 29, 1892, to February 23, 1893.
  14. 1853 Wednesday: The Washington Territory organizes on this date.
  15. 1861 Saturday: The state of Texas, having seceded from the Union, won admittance to the Confederacy.  Meanwhile, the United States creates the Nevada and Dakota Territories out of the Utah and Nebraska Territories.
  16. 1867 Saturday: The U.S. Congress creates the Department of Education.  Congress also passes the Reconstruction Act.  Finally, in Savannah, Missouri, the Jesse James Gang robs a bank leaving one person dead and numerous wounded.
  17. 1876 Thursday: The 30th U.S. Secretary of War William W. Belknap stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from October 25, 1869, until today.   Meanwhile, in Rome, Italy, future 260th Roman Catholic Pope Pius XII is born.  He would become the shepherd of all Christendom around the world on March 02, 1939, and would serve in this position until being called home by God on October 09, 1958.
  18. 1877 Friday: Republican Rutherford B. Hayes became the winner of the 1876 presidential election over Democrat Samuel J. Tilden, even though Tilden had won the popular vote.
  19. 1895 Saturday: In Paris, France, famed French Impressionist Berthe Morisot died at the age of 54.  
  20. 1897 Tuesday: President Grover Cleveland vetoed legislation that would have required a literacy test for immigrants entering the country, which would have been good- especially in 2021-2022.  That’s Democrats for you.
  21. 1899 Thursday: President William McKinley signs a bill authorizing the U.S. fifth national park, Mt. Rainer National Park.  In addition to this, the Republican president also signed a measure that authorized the rank of admiral in the U.S. Navy and in so doing, made the hero of the Battle of Manila Bay George Dewey the nation’s first admiral.
  22. 1901 Saturday: The Congress of the United States passed the Platt Amendment, which limited Cuban autonomy as a condition for withdrawal of U.S. troops.
  23. 1903 Monday: The Martha Washington Hotel opened in New York City.  The hotel had 416 rooms and was the first hotel exclusively for women.
  24. 1917 Friday: Signing the Jones-Shafroth Act, President Woodrow Wilson granted Puerto Ricans both territorial statuses as well as U.S. citizenship.  Meanwhile, the Russian Revolution got underway as Czar Nicholas II abdicated his throne.
  25. 1919 Sunday: Following their repatriation home to Germany, undefeated General Paul von Lettow Vorbeck, and his troops march through the streets of Berlin to a hero’s welcome.  The German colonial army and its native troops fought off more than 100,000 British and Commonwealth troops as well as Belgian, Portuguese, and other African troops for four years during World War I in German East Africa (Tanganyika).  The army never lost a major battle, nor did it ever surrender until word arrived announcing the Armistice in November 1918.
  26. 1925 Monday: State and federal highway officials developed a nationwide route-numbering system and adopted the familiar U.S. shield-shaped, numbered marker.    Elsewhere, the 73rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Harlan F. Stone assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Calvin Coolidge nominated him to fill Associate Justice Joseph McKenna’s seat.  He served from today until 07-03-1941.  He would later become the 12th chief justice of the court.
  27. 1927 Wednesday: At $70,000 per year, Babe Ruth becomes the nation’s highest paid baseball player.
  28. 1929 Saturday: The U.S. Congress created the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals on this date.
  29. 1932 Wednesday: The 75th U.S. Associate Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo took his seat on the court on this date.  A Democrat, President Herbert Hoover nominated Cardozo to fill the seat of Associate Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.’s seat.  Cardozo served from today until July 09, 1938. 
  30. 1933 Thursday: The motion picture, “King Kong,” had its world premiere at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall and the Roxy.
  31. 1938 Wednesday: Show trials begin to take place in the Soviet Union as Soviet dictator Josef Stalin seeks to purge his enemies.  Elsewhere, future member of the Four Tops[i]– Lawrence Peyton (vocals 1953-1997)- is born in Detroit, Michigan, on this date.
  32. 1939 Thursday: Roman Catholic Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli was elected pope on his 63rd birthday and elected to take the name Pius XII.  Meanwhile, the Massachusetts legislature voted to ratify the Bill of Rights, 147 years after the first 10 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution had gone into effect.  Moreover, Georgia and Connecticut soon followed the example of their fellow New England states.  Finally, John Ford’s classic western, “Stagecoach,” starring Claire Trevor and John Wayne opened in New York.
  33. 1941 Sunday: Future leader of the Soviet Union—Mikhail Gorbachev—is born in Privolnoye, Russian SFSR on this date.
  34. 1942 Monday: The original Stage Door Canteen, a wartime club for U.S. service members and women, officially opened its doors in New York’s Broadway theater district.
  35. 1943 Tuesday: During World War II, the three-day Battle of the Bismarck Sea began in the southwestern Pacific.  U.S. and Australian warplanes inflicted heavy damage upon an Imperial Japanese convoy.
  36. 1944 Thursday: “Casablanca” won best picture, best director, and best screenplay at the Academy Award ceremony in Los Angeles, California.  Meanwhile, Lou Reed, future guitarist, and vocalist with the Velvet Underground[ii] and as a solo artist was born on this date in New York City.
  37. 1945 Friday: King Michael of Romania accepts the demand of the communists to step down from his position and abdicate his throne. 
  38. 1946 Saturday: Enthusiastic communists elect Ho Chi Minh president of North Vietnam.
  39. 1951 Friday: Taking place at Boston Garden, the East beat the West, 111-94, in the first NBA All-Star Game.  
  40. 1954 Tuesday: Future drummer for both Todd Rundgren[iii] and with Paris[iv]– Hunt Sales- is born on this date in Altoona, Pennsylvania.
  41. 1956 Friday: Morocco tears up the Treaty of Fez, declares its independence from France.  Elsewhere, future member of the Australian rock band, AC/DC[v]–Mark Evans (bass 1975-77)—is born on this date in Melbourne, Australia.
  42. 1962 Friday: Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points for the Philadelphia Warriors in a game against the New York Knicks, an NBA record that still stands today.  The Warriors won by a score of 169-147.
  43. 1969 Sunday: A border clash between Communist China and the USSR leave at least 70 dead.  Meanwhile, in Toulouse, France, the supersonic transport Concorde made its first test flight.
  44. 1972 Thursday: The United States launched its Pioneer Space Probe, which flew past Jupiter in late 1973, sending back images and scientific data. 
  45. 1974 Saturday: The Watergate Grand Jury concludes the President Richard M. Nixon knew about the break-in at the Watergate Hotel, if not ordered it outright.
  46. 1978 Thursday: Extortionists stole the remains of dead comedian Charles Chaplin from his grave in Cosier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland; however, authorities were able to recover them near Lake Geneva 11 weeks later.
  47. 1984 Friday: During the Iran-Iraq War, a massive Iranian offensive against the struggling Iraqis grinds to a stop. 
  48. 1985 Saturday: The government approved a screening test for AIDS that detected antibodies to the virus, allowing possibly contaminated blood to be excluded from the blood supply.
  49. 1987 Monday: The U.S. government reported that the median price for a new home had gone over $100,000 for the first time in history.
  50. 1989 Thursday: Representatives from the 12 European Community Nations agreed to ban all production of CFCs (Chlorofluorocarbons), the synthetic compounds blamed for destroying the Earth’s ozone layer, by the end of the 20th Century.
  51. 1990 Friday: More than 6,000 drivers went on strike against Greyhound Lines Inc. (The company, later declaring an impasse in negotiations, fired the strikers).
  52. 1995 Thursday: The Internet search engine website Yahoo underwent incorporation by founders Jerry Yang and David Filo.
  53. 2002 Saturday: Following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the U.S. begins the invasion of Afghanistan on this date.
  54. 2004 Tuesday: Senator John F. Kerry, a man who fought in Vietnam, laid claim to the Democratic presidential nomination after his victories in Super Tuesday contests.  Meanwhile, Marge Schott, the controversial former owner of the Cincinnati Reds Major League Baseball club, died at age 75.  Finally, Academy Awards-winning actress Mercedes McCambridge died in La Jolla, California, at age 87.  NASA announced that the Mars rover Opportunity had discovered evidence that water had existed on the Red Planet in the past.
  55. 2008 Sunday: Following an ongoing five-day Israeli military operation against the ever-belligerent Palestinians, the PLO reports at least 112 of their terrorists, uh, we mean ‘citizens’ have been killed along with untold numbers of wounded.  Stop attacking Israel and your people would not be getting killed.  Morons.  Israeli peace activists protest Israel defending itself while Mahmoud Abbas suspends ties with Jerusalem over his people starting something they can never finish.  The Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni says there are ‘No moral equations between Israelis and Palestinians.’  Thus, the world should stand with the Israelis.
  56. 2011 Wednesday: In his book, “Jesus of Nazareth, Pt. II,” Pope Benedict XVI ‘exonerates the Jewish people for the death of Jesus Christ.  Elsewhere, U.S. Army Private Bradley Manning faces an additional 22 charges for having handed over millions of documents to WikiLeaks.   Meanwhile, as Wisconsin seeks to pass an anti-union bill, state Democrats have fled and won’t return to do their jobs.  They are threatened with fines unless they return posthaste and do their jobs.  
  57. 2012 Friday: The United States space agency NASA reveals it had its security compromised by hackers 13 times in the past year.
  58. 2013 Saturday: New findings from the University of Leicester indicate decreasing sitting time by 90 each day can result in major heath advantages, such as reducing the risk of Type 2 Diabetes.
  59. 2014 Sunday: Ellen DeGeneres hosted the 86th Academy Awards.  “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave,” and “Dallas Buyers Club” win the most awards.  The broadcast received the highest views of any Oscar’s ceremony since the year 2000.  Meanwhile, President Vladimir Putin receives unanimous approval from Russia’s parliament to send troops to the Ukraine to ‘protect ethnic Russians from Ukrainian fascists.’
  60. 2015 Monday: According to Brainy History, snowstorms continue to hit Boston, Massachusetts, bringing the city’s snowfall this season to 102 inches to date; the city’s highest snowfall occurred in the winter of 1995 with 107.6 inches.  Meanwhile, in Iraq, Iraqi troops are fighting to crush ISIS resistance in and around Tikrit with Iranian help.  Thus, they do not request U.S. airstrikes to help pave the way.   In other news, Hillary Clinton claims she only used official email at the U.S. State Department when she served as its head.
  61. 2016 Wednesday: According to On This Day, the longest scheduled commercial flight occurred, one that flew from Dubai to Auckland, a distance of 8,824 miles.  The Emirates A380 took 17 hours and 15 minutes from wheels up to wheels down.  Wow.  Meanwhile, the government of the Philippines lodges official protests against the Chi-Coms for intimidating their fishing vessels in the South China Sea.  The Chi-Coms are militarizing reefs and atolls, claiming them as ‘islands’ so as to control the international waters by claiming them as territorial waters.  We must nip this one in the bud.  Elect Donald J. Trump president.   Speaking of Trump, the GOP establishment is desperate to thwart him from winning the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.
  62. 2017 Thursday: Much to the horror of President Donald J. Trump and to Trump’s voters, new Attorney-General Jeff Sessions recuses himself from the Russian collusion scam investigation saying that he had ‘met with the Russian ambassador.’  Huh.  Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi, and numerous other Democrats ALL had met with the Russian ambassador on far too many occasions yet there we were, the beginning of a fraudulent investigation that pitted American against American.  Shame.
  63. 2018 Friday: At a funeral before an invitation-only crowd of about 2,000 in Charlotte, N.C., the children of the Reverend Billy Graham remembered “America’s Pastor” as a man devoted to spreading the Gospel, and one who lived his life at home as he preached it in stadiums.  Meanwhile, a nor’easter pounded the Atlantic coast with hurricane-force winds and sideways rain and snow, grounding flights and leaving more than 2 million homes and businesses without power from North Carolina to Maine.
  64. 2019 Saturday: Tennis champion Roger Federer, 37-years-old and 20-time Grand Slam champion wins his 100th ATP Tour title on this date by beating Greek tennis phenom Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-4 to win the Dubai championship.   Meanwhile, the United States and South Korea announce that they are going to reduce the size of their annual military exercises in the hopes that North Korea will come around on demands it de-nuclearize. 
  65. 2020 Monday: Following on the exit of Mayor Pete Buttigieg from the Democratic Party’s 2020 Primary Race the day before (which was a shocking surprise), Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar announced her exit from the race today and said she was going to support former Vice President Joe Biden.   Elsewhere, the China Virus continues to spread as various countries from Saudi Arabia, Andorra, Portugal, Ecuador, Morocco, and numerous other countries report their first cases while others like South Korea begin ordering lockdowns and restrictions.
  66. 2021 Tuesday: DAY 42 OF THE BIDEN REGIME: GOD HELP US!  Today, FBI Director Christopher Wray sat before members of the U.S. Senate shagging questions on what we know about the now-infamous Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, the one in which, Antifa- and- Black Lives Matter infiltrators urged on Trump supporters to go berserk, assault the Capitol, and run amok.  Whenever anyone asked Director Wray about LEFTWING violence, such as what occurred over the course of the summer of 2020 and into the fall, he knew little to nothing, but when it came to so-called RIGHTWING violence, he was well-versed.  The Democrats on the Senate panel directed the choir and Director Wray sung loudly, with gusto, to the point that people watching on television had a thought: “It seems Director Wray knows little to nothing  How about next time you want answers from the FBI, why don’t you ask whoever is the TRUE BOSS of the once-proud law enforcement organization?”[vi] 
  67. 2021 Tuesday A: Yet another woman comes out and accuses rapidly sinking New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo of behaving in an indecent sexual manner.  It’s gotten to the point that the so-called “Love Gov” has had to offer a half-assed apology of sorts, claiming he’s just a ‘joker,’ that he ‘likes to horse around’ and other such bull crap.  The “Lov Gov” has also hired a criminal defense attorney now that it appears he is in real trouble over his shenanigans with sending COVID-19-infected patients back into the Empire State’s nursing homes where they murdered thousands of elderly and vulnerable people.  Cuomo is in trouble for his executive order that set this horrendous crime in motion, one in which the ill made others sick and then when they were going to DIE, they bundled them into medical transports, took them BACK to the hospitals where they added to the numbers of Chi-Vi deaths in the hospitals and covered up what Cuomo did to the poor people in the nursing homes.  We hope to see this POS wearing an orange jumpsuit busting up rocks soon.
  68. 2021 Tuesday B: The state of Oklahoma is seeking to get the National Rifle Association to relocate to their state.  Meanwhile, the NRA says that the Biden administration wants to bypass the committee process in Congress so it can force harsh gun control measures onto the American people.
  69. 2021 Tuesday C: A recent poll says at least 52-percent of the Grand Old Party want President Donald J. Trump to be the standard-bearer in 2024.  Meanwhile, Wyoming state Senator Anthony Bouchard has officially announced he is going to primary highly unpopular GOP Congresswoman Liz Cheney in 2022.  Unless the Democrats rally to the side of this RINO, her head is going to be gracing the top of the congressman’s fireplace. 
  70. 2021 Tuesday D: Congressman Jim Jordan, R-OH, calls for a House probe into the “Cancel Culture.” 
  71. 2021 Tuesday E: A recent poll says that Joe Biden has a 61-percent approval rate.  The poll obviously is bulls**t folks because very few have seen the ‘46th president’ stumbling around much less have heard anything he says.  In an era of Deep Fakes, most people except the disciples of all things ‘news’ has seen or heard this illusive guy.  He is akin to trolls living beneath the bridge, pixies and fairies roaming the woods, sprites cavorting about the trees, NO one has seen or heard from him so please, don’t try to scam us with bulls**t polls.
  72. 2021 Tuesday F: Some people are hopeful the U.S. Supreme Court will weigh in on election laws in Arizona that could affect voting nationwide.  Don’t expect much, folks, the Dems don’t need to stack the U.S. Supreme Court when they have John Roberts as chief justice.  What a failure, what a disgrace, what a letdown the man is. 
  73. 2021 Tuesday G: Reports along the southern border say that the tidal wave of illegal alien teens and toddlers swarming across the border is straining facilities with which to house them.   We believe Joe Biden should continue building the wall, that anti-vehicle and anti-personnel trenches should be constructed, barbed wire, minefields, and other obstacles laid in plus the seeding of the Rio Grande with baby alligators scooped up from Florida, Mississippi, and Louisiana.  What is occurring on the southern border is a crime and whether you love you some illegal aliens or you don’t, what is happening to these people is inhumane, horrendous, and evil.  Still, the federal government could pay American citizens $2,500 per month to take in one illegal alien brat. 
  74. 2021 Tuesday H: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is expanding access to the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine to all first-responders, law enforcement, K-12 students, and to all who are vulnerable to the Chi-Com Virus.  In other interesting news, Senator Mitt Romney is recovering from a fall that left him black and blue he suffered while visiting family in Boston.  We remember a similar incident when Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, turned up all beat up and he claimed exercise equipment got the best of him.  It later turned out that one of his brothers got the ‘best of him.’
  75. 2021 Tuesday I: Democratic lawmakers are forging ahead with a plan with which to make Puerto Rico a state.   We already know they’re trying to make the District of Columbia a state which is bull crap.  D.C. was created so that the nation’s capital would NOT be in any particular state.  Ah, well, we say if we’re going to make territories and possessions into states, might as well make the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Marianas, and even Midway Island and the Johnson Atoll into states, too.  We say, WTF?  Imagine ALL the new senators with which, the Democrats could pack the U.S. Senate.  Hell, pretty soon various counties will be breaking apart from states and becoming states of their own.  Again, why NOT?  
  76. 2021 Tuesday J: An SUV in Southern California close to the Mexican border crashed into a semi-tractor-trailer rig.  Inside the SUV were 27 people- ILLEGAL FLIPPING ALIENS, PEOPLE- 15 of whom died in the mishap.  Some say ‘they got what they deserved’ while others say if we had secure borders, illegal aliens stuffed into ‘clown cars’ would not be careening all over the highways, crashing into cars and trucks driven by Americans.  Joe Biden, DEFEND THE F**KING BORDERS!  We don’t want to see people killed on  the nation’s highways but until you act against coyotes and begin imprisoning- if not shooting them on the spot– these kinds of tragedies are going to continue.  ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!
  77. 2021 Tuesday K: In other Joe Biden news, the ‘Biden administration’ is now looking into how to give reparations to black folks because of slavery in the past.  The question is, will ALL blacks qualify for ‘reparations,’ i.e., the modern-day equivalent of ’40 acres and a mule’ updated or will it just be blacks who can prove descent from a slave?  Will all NON-BLACK people, i.e., whites, Latinos, Asians, and Native Americans going to foot the bill or are just white folks going to foot this bill?  In interracial marriages, are white spouses going to be able to scrawl their names on a check and hand it over to the black spouse (or give them the credit card) and will that be the end of it?  What about interracial people who boast numerous bloodlines, how is the federal government going to determine this?  It is insane.  Will the government also inform the recipients of the SLAVE REPARATIONS that they will have to pay taxes on the money they receive?   NOTE- here is what WE say: like the $15 per hour minimum wage, this will never happen because once it does, the issue is removed from the arsenal of leftwing issues, NEVER to be used again.  IF you look at history, answer this question, with honesty- how many problems do liberals ever truly solve?
  78. 2021 Tuesday L: New York state lawmakers have stripped Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the “Love Gov” of his pandemic dictatorial powers.  Whoa.  Dreadful things are coming your way there “Killer Cuomo.”
  79. 2021 Tuesday M: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 114,706,724 confirmed cases, +356,113, 2,544,852, confirmed deaths, +7,987, and 64,781,391 confirmed recoveries, +250,043.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 28,998,700 confirmed cases, up 62,539 from yesterday’s reporting, 521,441 confirmed deaths, UP 1,706, and 16,992,502 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile drooling POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 191,256 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, STOP SENDING U.S. vaccines overseas, use them here at home you reprobate scumbag.  NOT OUR PRESIDENT!
  80. 2021 Tuesday N: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,573,588 confirmed cases, 52,521 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,000 confirmed cases, 439 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- NOTE: Hawaii has not updated their stats in nearly a week.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 343,746 confirmed cases, 5,038 confirmed deaths (same as yesterday), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Kansas: currently, they have 397,436 confirmed cases, 4,743 confirmed deaths, and 312,758 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 779,958 confirmed cases, 5,760 confirmed deaths, and 735,850 confirmed recoveries.
  81. 2021 Tuesday O: In one of the greatest pieces of news we have had in a long time, Governor Gregg Abbott of Texas says the Lone Star State will be open for business in one week.  ALL businesses, no matter who or what they are, may reopen and even better, the mask mandate is NO more.  Of course, liberals are wetting their panties, but it is what it is, America is coming back.  As soon as we evict losers like Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Lov Gov, of New York, and Frankenstein-headed Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan (all she is missing are the bolts on her neck), the country can reopen wide, and we can move beyond the Chinese Virus.  In other Chi-Vi news, American diplomats going to communist China on behalf of the Biden administration are being forced to undergo the fearsome Chi-Com COVID-19 anal swab.  Tell them to go f**k themselves.
  82. 2021 Tuesday P: Speaking of the Chi-Vi, aka COVID-19, the Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans is opposed to the Johnson & Johnson Wuhan Virus vaccine because  it uses cells derived from abortions in both its manufacture and its testing.  IF the Catholic Church is against the Johnson & Johnson vaccine then we are against it, too.  Speaking of the J & J vaccine, with only 3.7 million does offered, Merck is stepping in to convert two of its U.S. manufacturing facilities to begin mass-producing and packaging of the vaccine.  As we said, we can wait. 
  83. 2021 Tuesday Q:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,391.52, DOWN 143.99 points (-0.46%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,358.79, DOWN 230.04 points (-1.69%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,870.29, DOWN 31.53 points (-0.81%).  The price of GOLD is $1,732.80 per troy oz., -0.80 (-0.05%) while the price of SILVER is $26.80 per troy ounce, -0.08 (-0.29%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,202.20 per troy oz, -12.20 (-1.0\0%) while the price of COPPER is $4.19 per pound, -0.03 (-0.78%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,368.60 per troy oz, +19.60 (+0.83%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.68 per barrel, -0.07 (-0.12%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.62.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.   In Taiwanese dollars, one greenback equals 27.85. 
  84. 2021 Tuesday R: The House Democrats continue slamming one bill after another.  Today, they introduced a wide-ranging (and unbelievably expensive, we suspect) climate bill which means MORE slush fund cash for Democrats to stick their hands in.   In other news, FBI Director Christopher Wray won’t release the cause of Capitol Hill police officer Brian Sicknick.  Even the family does not know the cause of their husband’s and father’s death.  Many believe he suffered a stroke on January 6, 2021, when he was blasted in the face with bear repellant.  The left wants everyone to believe that Officer Sicknick had his head stoved in with a fire extinguisher, but no evidence of that occurrence exists.  Sadly, he was quickly cremated, and his autopsy records sealed.  Left-wing governments and Islamic extremists ALWAYS require martyrs.[vii]   In other interesting news, far-left hatemonger Neera Tanden is OUT as the next White House Office of Management and Budget boss.  Her past hateful speech in social media came back to bite her on her skinny ass.  Ouch!   Finally, Democrats want to end qualified immunity for police officers.
  85. 2021 Tuesday S: Senator Martin Heinrich, D-NM, and Congressman Darren Soto, D-FL, have authored a bill to fast-track Puerto Rican statehood.  As we have said, just give statehood to Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Northern Marianas, Johnston Atoll, Midway Island, and other specks in the Pacific Ocean we claim.  Imagine all the senators the Democrats could have.   Meanwhile, Senator Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says, he has the votes to pass the Biden Porkulus $1.9 trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill but hey- still NO $2,000 checks per U.S. citizen. 
  86. 2021 Tuesday T: The National Security Commission says that if the United States does not immediately pick up the pace, the Chi-Coms are going to win the race for artificial intelligence and can then use it to subjugate the rest of the world.  We had better get our act in order.  Elsewhere, the Nigerian military frees 279 kidnapped schoolgirls, seized by Boko Haram from Jangebe Town.  There are questions as to whether the Nigerians paid a ransom for them or not.  Meanwhile, Boko Haram attacked a favorite target of theirs, the town of Dikwa where they have a military outpost and humanitarian aid.  Apparently, the jihadists overran the town.  No word on casualties.  
  87. 2021 Tuesday U: In other Chris Wray news, the FBI director said that ‘several of the more than 300 people arrested for the Capitol Hill Riot of January 06, 2021, have ties to right-wing militias.’  He also said that since he became director in 2017, white extremism threats have more than tripled.  He also said there is NO evidence of fraud in the 2020 Presidential Election.  In Texas, a judge was arrested along with some other scumbags for committing election fraud in that state. 
  88. 2021 Tuesday V: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1638 with a jackpot of $43 million on the line: 04, 08, 13, 34, 64, and Mega 18.  Out of 52,291 winning tickets, the highest were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $4,732 apiece.
  89. 2022 Wednesday: Friends, stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto and Powerball drawings…

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The tertiary effort by the Band- “Stage Fright” came out on August 17, 1970, and was a wonderful addition to the band’s growing discography.  Once again, the band featured the lineup of Rick Danko (bass, vocals, and fiddle), Robbie Robertson (guitars and vocals), Levon Helm (drums, percussion, vocals, mandolins, and tambourines), Richard Manuel (pianos, organs, and vocals), and Garth Hudson (keyboards and saxophones).   The album contained two big hits- the title track and “The Shape I’m In.”  We hope you will seek this one out and consider adding it to your collection as there’s nothing better than this glorious group.  Ask anyone who’s seen them in their heyday, and you will understand just how legendary and amazing they were.  You will love them just as we do.  Enjoy.   

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

[ii] We began promoting the music of the Velvet Underground starting on Tuesday, 18-March-2014 through Wednesday, 09-April-2014.  At the time we promoted this famous New York City rock band, we failed to share the music of the man himself, Lou Reed.  We hope to rectify that mistake when we return to promoting American bands again.  Thank you for your patience.

[iii] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Todd Rundgren but one day, we sure as heck will so please stay tuned.

[iv] We should have promoted the music of Paris at the same time we did Fleetwood Mac.  Sadly, we will promote Paris when we do Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, and Blodwyn Pig.  Paris created two fine albums in the 1970s.  Besides Sales, the band featured guitarist/vocalist Bob Welch and bassist/keyboardist Glenn Cornick.

[v] We are not sure when AC/DC will be in the works but you bet they will be at some point, possibly in 2027-2028. 

[vi] Director Wray is one of the most adept practitioners of the fine art of NEVER answering questions.  It should shock everyone concerned how this man seemingly does not know very much about any topic at hand other than that white people are generally the culprits.  Much like Jen Psaki, he either is too ill-informed or unfit for the job held. 

[vii] The Soviets had their Pavlik Morozov, a boy who ratted out his parents as not being down with the struggle.  In every square in every town and city, statues of Pavlik Morozov were erected. 

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2021 Thursday: Day 37 of the Biden Regime- Congressman James Panetta, D-CA 20th congressional district, and nearly two dozen other House Democrats are pushing decrepit ‘Old Joe’ Biden to give up sole authority to launch nukes should the need to do so arises. The Democrats want a cabal of the president, vice president, and House speaker to make the determination which will delay any response America might have against an impending nuclear attack. Utah Senator Mike Lee, Republican, says this is ‘weird.’

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56. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2022:

Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justices Philip Pendleton Barbour and Stanley Forman Reed; U.S. Attorneys General William Pinkney, William French Smith, and Edwin Meese; U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles; U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles Foster; French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, the Allman Brothers Band featuring “Dangerous” Dan Toler, the Beatles featuring George Harrison, Blossom Toes featuring Brian Beltshaw, Crazy Horse featuring Frank “Poncho” Sampedro, and the Grass Roots featuring Ricky Coonce:

  1. 1497 Thursday: Italian troops retake the city of Taranto in France.
  2. 1540 Sunday: Conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado launches his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold on the North American Continent, a failed search that would last several years and lead to disaster for most of the participants.
  3. 1570 Wednesday: The 225th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Pius V, excommunicated Queen Elizabeth I of England.
  4. 1751 Thursday: In New York City, the first incident of a performing monkey in an exhibit takes place with the price of admission set at one cent.
  5. 1791 Friday:  Through an act of Congress and a signature by President George Washington, the First Bank of the United States with president and directors of the company came into being on this date. 
  6. 1793 Monday: The first meeting of President George Washington’s Cabinet takes place at his home in Mount Vernon.  Attending were Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of War Henry Knox, and Attorney General Edmund Randolph.  
  7. 1803 Friday: 1,800 sovereign German states unite into sixty states on this date.
  8. 1804 Saturday: Thomas Jefferson is nominated of the Democrat-Republican Party for president of the United States.
  9. 1822 Monday: The 7th U.S. Attorney General William Pinkney died at age 57 in Washington, D.C.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from 12-11-1811 to 02-09-1814.
  10. 1836 Thursday: Inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver on this date.  The patent—No. 138 (later 9430X) was one for a ‘revolving cylinder pistol,’ and was his first patent.  God bless you, Mr. Colt!
  11. 1837 Saturday: Thomas Davenport patented the first commercial electric motor; however, no distribution for electricity existed at the time and Davenport went bankrupt.
  12. 1839 Monday: The Seminole Native Americans and their black allies—former runaway black slaves that intermarried with the Indians—leave their homes in Florida and begin the migration to the West by order of the federal government.
  13. 1841 Thursday: The 25th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Philip Pendleton Barbour died in Washington, DC, on this date.  Originally a Democratic-Republican, he became a Democrat.  President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill the seat vacated by Associate Justice Gabriel Duvall.  He served from March 15, 1836, to February 25, 1841.  Elsewhere, future French Impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir is born in Limoges, France, on this date.
  14. 1862 Tuesday: Nashville, Tennessee, becomes the first Confederate state capital occupied by the North during the Civil War.  Meanwhile, President Abraham Lincoln introduces paper money to the U.S. Congress legislates the Bureau of Printing and Engraving.
  15. 1870 Friday: The U.S. Congress swears in its first black member, Hiram Rhodes-Revels from Mississippi— Republican—1870-1871.
  16. 1888 Saturday: In Washington, DC, future 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles is born.  He would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 26, 1953, to April 22, 1959.
  17. 1891 Wednesday: The 40th U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles Foster assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from today until March 06, 1893.
  18. 1901 Monday: J.P. Morgan incorporated the United States Steel Corporation on this date in history.
  19. 1910 Friday: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet from advancing Chinese troops and seeks safety in British-ruled India.
  20. 1913 Tuesday: Character actor Jim Backus, who played Thurston Howell III on “Gilligan’s Island” and voiced the cartoon character Mr. Magoo, was born in Cleveland.  Meanwhile, Secretary of State Philander Chase Knox declared in effect the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave Congress the power to levy and to collect income taxes on the hapless citizens of the nation.
  21. 1914 Wednesday: Sir John Tenniel, the illustrator of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” died in London three days before his 94th birthday.
  22. 1916 Friday: During World War I on the Western Front, German troops overrun Fort Douaumont near the fortified city of Verdun.
  23. 1919 Tuesday: Under the Paris Treaty, the League of Nations begins to form.  Meanwhile, the state of Oregon became the first state to place a tax on gasoline with the tax being one cent per gallon.
  24. 1921 Friday: After Soviet troops entered the nearby nation of Georgia, they proclaim it a Soviet Socialist Republic.
  25. 1922 Saturday: At Versailles, French authorities executed French serial killer Henri Landru, whom a jury convicted of murdering 10 women and the son of one of them.
  26. 1926 Thursday: Francisco Franco becomes a general in the Spanish military.
  27. 1928 Saturday: The Federal Radio Commission issued the first U.S. television license to Charles Jenkins Laboratories in Washington, D.C.
  28. 1930 Tuesday: The photographic device banks use to record checks received a patent on this date.
  29. 1932 Thursday: Austrian immigrant, Adolf Hitler, gets German citizenship on this date.
  30. 1933 Saturday: The U.S. Navy launched the first ship designed and built from the keel up as an aircraft carrier, the USS Ranger.  
  31. 1940 Sunday: W2WBS in New York City broadcast the first televised NHL game using one camera in a fixed position.  The New York Rangers hosted the Montreal Canadiens and beat them by a score of 6-2.
  32. 1941 Tuesday: British forces in the East African Campaign take Mogadishu, the capital of Italian Somaliland.  Italian forces have been on the retreat since the British began the fight to drive the Fascists out of Ethiopia.
  33. 1942 Wednesday: U.S. authorities in the United States begin rounding up Japanese citizens and nationals as well as German and Italian nationals living in the country.  The Japanese are scooped up along the West Coast while the others are apprehended wherever they are.  Eventually, the Allies and the Axis would work out arrangements via the Swiss Red Cross to repatriate the nationals.  As for the citizens, they would remain interned until close to the end of the war.
  34. 1943 Thursday: Allied troops reoccupied the Kasserine Pass in Tunisia after clashing with German troops during World War II.  Meanwhile, future Beatle[i] George Harrison is born in Liverpool, England, on this date.
  35. 1944 Friday: Brian Belshaw, future bassist and vocalist with the British rock group, Blossom Toes[ii], was born in Wigan, Lancashire, England, on this date.
  36. 1948 Wednesday: Czechoslovak communists seize their government in line with occupying Soviet troops.
  37. 1949 Friday: Future member of the rock band, Crazy Horse[iii]–Frank “Poncho” Sampedro (multi-instrumentalist 1975-88 / 1990-present)—is born on this date in Welch, West Virginia.
  38. 1950 Saturday: “Your Show of Shows” with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca premiered on NBC-TV; writers of the show included Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, and Woody Allen.
  39. 1956 Saturday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev criticized the late Josef Stalin in a speech before a Communist Party congress in Moscow.
  40. 1957 Monday: Buddy Holly[iv] and the Crickets record “That’ll be the Day.”  Meanwhile, the 77th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed, a Democrat, stepped down from the high court on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Reed to fill Associate Justice George Sutherland’s seat.  He served from January 27, 1938, until today.
  41. 1963 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Edwards v. South Carolina, upheld 8-1 the right of Civil Rights demonstrators to protest peacefully outside the South Carolina State House.  Meanwhile, the Beatles[v] release their first U.S. single, “Please Please Me.”
  42. 1964 Tuesday: At Miami Beach, Cassius Clay beats Sonny Liston by RTD at the end of the 6th round to take the WBA, WBC, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  The judges scored the victory as Technical Knockout (TKO) when an injured Liston failed to answer the bell in the seventh round.
  43. 1972 Friday: Germany gave a $5 million ransom payment to Arab jihadists who had hijacked a jumbo airliner and held the crew and passengers under threat of death.
  44. 1975 Tuesday: In Honolulu, Hawaii, heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry wins a unanimous 10-round decision over opponent, George Johnson, to put his pro record to 50-7-4.   As for Johnson, his record went to 49-7-4 with the loss.
  45. 1981 Wednesday: The 74th U.S. Attorney General William French Smith stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 23, 1981, until today.  His replacement, the 75th U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese, assumed office on this date.  A Republican as well, he served under the same president from today until August 12, 1988.  
  46. 1984 Friday: 1984: At the Steel Pier in Atlantic City, N.J., heavyweight champion (WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world) Michael “The Jinx” Spinks improved his pro record to 25-0 with a 12-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Eddie Davis.  As for Davis, his record went to 24-1.
  47. 1986 Monday: President Ferdinand Marcos fled the Philippines after 20 years of rule in the wake of a tainted election; Corazon Aquino assumed the presidency.   
  48. 1987 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds affirmative action 5-4.  Meanwhile, Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls scores a team record of 58 points in a game.
  49. 1989 Saturday: Mike Tyson knocked out Frank Bruno in the fifth round to maintain the heavyweight boxing title.  Meanwhile, Jerry Jones, new owner of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, fires 29-year Cowboys’ coach, Tom Landry.
  50. 1998 Wednesday: The first legal brothel in Switzerland opens in Zurich.  Elsewhere, in Raleigh, North Carolina, heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith scores an 8-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Lynwood Jones, to put his pro record to 43-15-1.
  51. 1999 Thursday: William King received a sentence of death for the racial murder of James Byrd, Jr. in Jasper, Texas.  Two other men involved in the horrendous crime suffered conviction for their part in the crime later.  Elsewhere, in Moscow, China’s Prime Minister Zhu Rongji and Russian President Boris Yeltsin discussed trade and other issues.
  52. 2000 Friday: A jury in Albany, N.Y., acquitted four New York City police officers of second-degree murder and lesser charges in the February 1999 shooting death of illegal immigrant Amadou Diallo.  Elsewhere, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon beats Joe Ballard with a first-round KO to put his pro record to 47-10.
  53. 2005 Friday: Dennis Rader underwent arrest for the BTK (Bind-Torture-Kill) serial killings in Wichita, Kansas.  Meanwhile, in Nashville, Tennessee, Tony “TNT” Tubbs wins a 6-round unanimous decision over Danny Wofford to put his pro record to 45-10 (and 2 no contests).
  54. 2011 Friday: In the People’s Republic of China, senior leader Jia Qinglin calls for control over Tibetan Buddhism and a renewed struggle against the Dalai Lama.  Elsewhere, longtime drummer for the rock band, the Grass Roots[vi]— Ricky Coonce (drums 1967-72 / 1981-82)—died from heart failure on this date in Canada; he was age 64.
  55. 2012 Saturday: Using their artillery, the Syrian army kills at least 100 civilians as they shell the cities of Homs and Hama.
  56. 2013 Monday: Russia enacts a law that bans smoking in schools and on subways.  Elsewhere, “Dangerous” Dan Toler—former guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[vii]—lost his fight with ALS on this date.  He died in Sarasota, Florida, at age 64.
  57. 2014 Tuesday:  Debbie Dingell, the wife of Congressman John Dingell[viii], announces she will run for the House seat her husband is vacating at the end of his 29th term; he announced the oncoming retirement yesterday.  Elsewhere, as the Obama administration continues pressure on Afghan President Hamid Karzai for a new status of forces agreement, he orders the Department of Defense to create a plan for total withdrawal of all U.S. forces from the devastated country.  Meanwhile, in the Central African Republican, France extends the time its forces will be fighting on behalf of the government there.
  58. 2015 Wednesday: A jury awarded a Texas-based technology-licensing company, Smartflash, a whopping $532.9 million payout from Apple because it infringed upon data management software patents, something the mega-company claimed it did not do because the patents were invalid and that it NEVER used them in any of its products.  Oh, well.
  59. 2016 Thursday: The 10th GOP presidential primary debate occurs in Houston, Texas, with CNN moderating the event.  Impartial moderators, eh?  Nope, never when Republicans are on stage.  Meanwhile, the European Union announces it’s going to impose an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia.
  60. 2017 Saturday: Famous foul-mouthed liberal Democrat Tom Perez wins election to be the next leader of the Democratic National Committee.  Good for you.  Meanwhile, someone spills the goods on House Republicans on their plan of gutting Obamacare by removing Medicaid expansions and cutting healthcare insurance which sends the Democrats and their liberal allies running amok in the streets (not that they have settled down since Election Day 2016).
  61. 2018 Sunday: Closing ceremonies for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyongChang occurred on this date.  The games began on February 09, 2018.  Team USA won 9 gold medals, 8 silver medals, and 6 bronze medals.  Norway won the most at 14 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze.  Here are the medal count totals:
    1. Germany: 12 gold, 10 silver and 7 bronze: 29 total medals
    2.  Canada: 10 gold, 8 silver and 10 bronze: 28 total medals
    3. Netherlands: 8 gold, 6 silver and 6 bronze: 20 total medals
    4. Olympic Athletes Russia: 2 gold, 6 silver, and 10 bronze: 18 total medals
    5. South Korea: 5 gold, 8 silver, and 4 bronze: 17 total medals
    6. France:  5 gold, 4 silver, and 6 bronze: 15 total medals
    7. Switzerland: 5 gold, 6 silver, and 4 bronze: 15 total medals
    8. Austria: 5 gold, 3 silver, and 6 bronze: 14 total medals
    9. Sweden: 7 gold, 6 silver, and 1 bronze: 14 total medals
    10. Japan: 4 gold, 5 silver, and 4 bronze: 13 total medals
    11. Italy: 3 gold, 2 silver, and 5 bronze: 10 total medals
    12. China: 1 gold, 6 silver, and 2 bronze: 9 total medals
    13. Czech Republic: 2 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze: 7 total medals
    14. Finland: 1 gold, 1 silver, and 4 bronze: 6 total medals
    15. United Kingdom: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 4 bronze: 5 total medals
    16. Belarus: 2 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    17. Slovakia: 1 gold, 2 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    18. Australia: 0 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze: 3 total medals
    19. Poland: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    20. New Zealand: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    21. Spain: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    22. Slovenia: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    23. Hungary: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medals
    24. Ukraine: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    25. Belgium: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    26. Kazakhstan: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    27. Latvia: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    28. Liechtenstein: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
  62. 2019 Monday: Following an assault by Internet trolls and Bots attacking the movie, “Captain Marvel,” the film review site Rotten Tomatoes makes ways as to how fans can rate and comment on movies.  In Vietnam, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives ahead of the upcoming summit between his country and President Donald J. Trump of the United States; he takes in the sights.  Elsewhere, peace talks between the U.S. and the Taliban begin in Qatar.
  63. 2020 Tuesday: President Trump returns from India and announces he has asked for $2.5 billion with which to combat the Coronavirus in the United States.  Senate Minority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says it’s ‘not enough.  Currently, there are 80,000 cases worldwide.  The president should have asked for more.’  Meanwhile, the Democratic 2020 Presidential Debates continue with Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Joe Biden, and Mayor Pete.   
  64. 2020 Wednesday A: Italy is now beset by Chinese Virus cases as the ‘VID has infected nearly 100 more which drives their cases up to 322 what with a death toll of 11- and Italy told its citizens to be “WOKE” and go out and hug Chinese tourists.  Look at what it gets you- sick people and dead folks.  Austria and Croatia report their first cases of coronavirus while in Spain, tourists are being locked up in hotels to prohibit the spread of this disease.  In Iran as the outbreak continues to worsen, the country’s health minister tests positive for this evil disease. Switzerland, Algeria, and other nations around the world are taking the opportunity to seal off air travel to communist China such as Canada.  Meanwhile, the government of Sweden demands the Chi-Com ambassador meet with them over its sentencing of a Swedish bookseller in the PRC to a decade in the slammer for ‘espionage.’
  65. 2021 Thursday: Day 37 of the Biden Regime- Congressman James Panetta, D-CA 20th congressional district, and nearly two dozen other House Democrats are pushing decrepit ‘Old Joe’ Biden to give up sole authority to launch nukes should the need to do so arises.  The Democrats want a cabal of the president, vice president, and House speaker to make the determination which will delay any response America might have against an impending nuclear attack.  Utah Senator Mike Lee, Republican, says this is ‘weird.’  The question is, WHY?  Speaking of this lunacy, Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, quipped, “I don’t think Joe Biden’s in charge.’  We concur.
  66. 2021 Thursday A: Newsmax’ White House correspondent John Gizzi says that Neera Tanden- Joe Biden’s pick to head the White House Office of Management and Budget is prepared to withdraw her confirmation seeing as how she’s receiving pushback from both Senate Republicans and Democrats.   Senator Chuck Grassley, R-IA, says he’s not voting for this skank.  Meanwhile, former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm by a vote of 64-35 is confirmed as the next U.S. secretary of Energy.   Confirming this Chi-Com lover gives Beijing and OPEC a big boost in their drive to monopolize energy as well as to collapse U.S. domestic energy production. 
  67. 2021 Thursday B: Conservative lawmakers are asking for a timeline as to when House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi plans on removing the fences around the White House and the Capitol Building as well as when National Guard troops will stop patrolling the streets of Washington, D.C.  The Democrats have transformed parts of the nation’s capital into a Baghdad-style “Green Zone,” of sorts, a heavily-fortified zone.  We believe the troops are there and the fences are up because the Dems KNOW they stole the 2020 Presidential Election.
  68. 2021 Thursday C: Black Lives Matter is launching a ‘survival fund’ of sorts with $3 million as the Democrats in Congress continue dragging out the COVID-19, aka the Xi Jin