277. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, OCTOBER 04, 2022

If there is one thing we know, Vladimir Putin’s a thug. Hence, why I say NATO and the European Union must add what’s left of Ukraine and perhaps Georgia, too, to the fold. Otherwise, that troll loping about the Kremlin will return for another bite at the apple either before Joe is gone or whenever our nation has the misfortune to have another Democrat in the White House…

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277. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, OCTOBER 04, 2022:

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If there is one thing we know, Vladimir Putin’s a thug.  Hence, why I say NATO and the European Union must add what’s left of Ukraine and perhaps Georgia, too, to the fold.  Otherwise, that troll loping about the Kremlin will return for another bite at the apple either before Joe is gone or whenever our nation has the misfortune to have another Democrat in the White House…

President Rutherford B. Hayes; U.S. Secretaries of Agriculture Earl Butz and John Albert Knebel; U.S. Attorney General Francis Biddle; U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Stanley K. Hathaway; U.S. Secretary of War Lewis Cass; Chief of Reich Security Ernst Kaltenbrunner; Badfinger featuring Mike Gibbins, Big Brother and the Holding Company featuring Janis Joplin, Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Jim Fielder, and Paul Revere and the Raiders featuring Paul Revere Dick:

  1. 1535 Friday: The first full English translation of the Bible undergoes printing in Switzerland.
  2. 1648 Sunday: Peter Stuyvesant established the first volunteer fire department in America in New York City.
  3. 1777 Saturday: General George Washington’s troops launched an assault on the British at Germantown, Pennsylvania, resulting in heavy American losses.
  4. 1822 Friday: The 19th president of the United States, Rutherford B. Hayes, was born in Delaware, Ohio.  A Republican, he served from March 04, 1878, to March 04, 1881.
  5. 1824 Monday: Mexican nationalists proclaim the nation a ‘republic.’
  6. 1830 Monday: The provisional government declares the secession of Belgium from the Netherlands.
  7. 1836 Tuesday: The 14th U.S. Secretary of War Lewis Cass stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson August 01, 1831, to October 04, 1836, then became ambassador to France, then U.S. senator from Michigan, then President Pro Tempore of U.S. Senate and finally 22nd U.S. secretary of state.
  8. 1861 Friday: During the Civil War, the United States Navy authorized the construction of the first ironclad ship, the USS Monitor.
  9. 1864 Tuesday: The first daily black-owned newspaper in the U.S. the New Orleans Tribune begins publication.
  10. 1881 Tuesday: Edward Leveaux received a patent for the player piano.
  11. 1883 Thursday: The Orient Express begins operation, linking the Ottoman Empire with the rest of Europe.
  12. 1887 Tuesday: The International Herald Tribune had its beginnings as the Paris Herald, a European edition of the New York Herald.
  13. 1893 Wednesday: Grant Dibert signed the first professional football contract for the Pittsburgh AC.
  14. 1895 Friday: The first U.S. Open golf tournament took place in Newport, Rhode Island.  Horace Rawlins, 19 years-old, won the tournament.
  15. 1903 Sunday: Future Chief of Reich Security in Nazi Germany, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, is born in Austro-Hungary on this date.  He would go to the gallows on 10-16-1946 in Nuremburg, Germany.  
  16. 1909 Monday: The first airship race in the U.S. took place in St. Louis.    
  17. 1910 Tuesday: Nationalists proclaim Portugal a ‘republic;’ King Manuel II flees to England.
  18. 1915 Monday: Dinosaur National Monument in Colorado and Utah is established by the Federal government.
  19. 1921 Tuesday: The League of Nations refuses to aid starving Russians because they are ‘communists.’
  20. 1927 Tuesday: The first actual work of carving stone began on Mt. Rushmore.
  21. 1928 Thursday: The 25th World Series commences, the New York Yankees vs. the St. Louis Cardinals.
  22. 1931 Sunday: The comic strip, “Dick Tracy,” by Chester Gould, made its debut.
  23. 1933 Wednesday: Esquire magazine published for the first time on this date.
  24. 1936 Sunday: In Tulsa, Oklahoma, future 19th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture John Albert Knebel is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Gerald R. Ford from November 04, 1976, to January 20, 1977.  He would assume office following the resignation of his predecessor- the 18th Interior Secretary Earl Butz- who had made some insensitive remarks about blacks and had to resign.
  25. 1939 Wednesday: The last holdout Polish troops surrender to the Nazis and the Soviets.
  26. 1940 Friday: Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini confer at the Brenner Pass in the Alps.  With the fall of France, the Low Countries, and Scandinavia, and Great Britain on the ropes, the conquest of the world lies before the two dictators.  Both men are trying to cajole El Caudillo Generalissimo Francisco Franco and Fascist Spain to enter the war as an active belligerent and not just an undercover ally.  If Spain would join the Axis, they would be able to regain Gibraltar and some of Great Britain’s African possessions.
  27. 1942 Sunday: Fighting on the Eastern Front continues as the Axis troops launch a major assault against the tractor factory in Stalingrad.  The Germans continue pouring in reinforcements while the crumbling Russian defenders continue trading ground for massive quantities of blood.  Meanwhile, the Luftwaffe continues dropping bombs atop the dying city which instead of providing the German troops aid is actually hindering the conquest.  Rubble fills the streets and gaping bomb craters are everywhere.  
  28. 1943 Monday: The Red Army continues its push to establish bridgeheads across the Dnieper River in the Ukraine.  The Germans continue trying to stop these forays as they learned the lesson the year before in the Stalingrad campaign of not immediately rushing forces to counter them.  The Soviets are like ants, they continue pushing, pushing, and pushing, building up their strength and then with superior numbers begin breakouts.  The Luftwaffe on the Eastern Front is becoming depleted from battle losses.
  29. 1946 Friday: In North Platte, Nebraska, future 24th U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (among other positions) is born.  A RINO Republican, he would serve under President Barack Obama from February 27, 2013, to February 17, 2015.
  30. 1947 Saturday: In Denton, Texas, future member of the horn-dominated band, Blood, Sweat & Tears- Jim Fielder (bass, guitars 1967-1974)- is born.
  31. 1951 Thursday: The MGM movie musical, “An American in Paris,” starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, had its U.S. premiere in New York on this date.
  32. 1957 Friday: The Space Age began as the Soviet Union launched Sputnik-1, the first artificial satellite, into orbit.  Meanwhile, James R. Hoffa was elected president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.  Finally, the family series, “Leave it to Beaver” premiered on CBS -TV.
  33. 1958 Saturday: The first trans-Atlantic passenger jetliner service was begun by the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) with flights between London and New York.
  34. 1959 Sunday: The Soviet Union launched Luna-3, a space probe that transmitted images of the far side of the moon.  Meanwhile, the first World Series game played west of St. Louis takes place in Los Angeles, California; the Dodgers set a World Series attendance record of 92,394.
  35. 1960 Tuesday: An Eastern Air Lines Lockheed L-188A Electra crashed on takeoff from Boston’s Logan Airport, killing all but 10 of the 72 people on board it.
  36. 1963 Friday: Hurricane Flora kills 6,000 people in Cuba and Haiti.  Where were all the howls about ‘global warming?’  Because NO one espoused the bogus ‘science’ of climate change back then.  Remember: the Sun is the driver of climate on every planet in the Solar System.  Solar flares, sunspots, the intensity or lack of intensity of the solar winds, the Sun is the driver.  I took geography long ago before it became part of the liberal bastion of bullshit sciences.  (Just saying- Mo).
  37. 1965 Monday: Pope Paul VI addressed the U.N. General Assembly and became the first reigning pontiff to visit the Western Hemisphere.
  38. 1968 Friday: The 58th former U.S. Attorney General Francis Biddle died at age 82 in Wellfleet, Massachusetts.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman from August 26, 1941, to June 26, 1945.
  39. 1970 Sunday: Janis Joplin, blues singer and former member of the San Franciscan band, Big Brother, and the Holding Company[i], died in Los Angeles, California, from a drug overdose; she was 27.   
  40. 1973 Thursday: Incredibly, heavyweight boxer Ron Lyle fought TWO fights on this date winning both of them.  That’s right, in Denver, Colorado, Lyle battled his first opponent, Venezuelan Jose Luis Garcia, and in his second bout of the night, Lyle battled West German boxer Jurgen Blin.  In the first fight, he scored a KO at the 1:01-minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round bout to put his record to 24-1.  In the second bout, Lyle scored a TKO of Blin at the 1:01-minute mark of Round 2 of a scheduled 10-round fight to put his record to 25-1.  You go, Ron, you go, man!
  41. 1974 Friday: John Lennon releases his “Walls and Bridges” album featuring the song, “Whatever gets you through the Night.”
  42. 1976 Monday: The United States Supreme Court lifts the 1972 ban on the death penalty for convicted murderers so executions can get underway.  Meanwhile, Agriculture secretary Earl Butz resigned in the wake of controversy over a joke he had made about blacks.
  43. 1987 Sunday: NFL owners used replacement personnel to play games despite the player’s strike.
  44. 1989 Wednesday: Fawaz Younis, a Lebanese hijacker convicted of commandeering a Jordanian jetliner with two Americans aboard in 1985, was sentenced in Washington to 30 years in prison.  Meanwhile, Triple-Crown-winning racehorse, Secretariat, suffering a hoof ailment, was humanely destroyed at age 19.
  45. 1990 Thursday: The German parliament had its first meeting since reunification.
  46. 1991 Friday: In their first National Hockey League game, the San Jose Sharks lose 4-3 to the Vancouver Canucks.  Meanwhile, 26 nations, including the United States, signed the Madrid Protocol, which imposed a 50-year ban on oil exploration and mining in Antarctica.
  47. 1994 Tuesday: President Bill Clinton welcomed South African President Nelson Mandela to the White House.
  48. 1997 Saturday: Due to weak ticket sales, the FarmAid 10 Concert suffers cancellation.
  49. 2001 Thursday: Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants hit his 70th home run of the season to tie Mark McGwire’s major league record.
  50. 2002 Friday: John Walker Lindh, the so-called “American Taliban,” received a 20-year sentence after a sobbing plea for forgiveness before a federal judge in Alexandria, Virginia.  However, in Boston, a laughing Richard Reid pleaded guilty to trying to blow up a trans-Atlantic flight with explosives hidden in his shoes.  The British citizen was later sentenced to life in prison.
  51. 2003 Saturday: A Palestinian skank blew herself up inside a restaurant in Haifa, Israel, killing 21 bystanders.  Incidents such as this led to Israel building the walls to protect its people which so far, they have done. 
  52. 2004 Monday: The SpaceShipOne rocket plane broke through Earth’s atmosphere to the edge of space for the second time in five days, capturing the $10 million Ansari X prize aimed at opening the final frontier to tourists.
  53. 2005 Tuesday: Drummer for the British rock band, Badfinger[ii], Mike Gibbins, died from brain aneurysm in Florida from brain aneurysm on this date; he was 56.  Meanwhile, in Cheyenne, Wyoming, former 40th U.S. Interior Secretary Stanley K. Hathaway died at age 81.  A Republican, Secretary Hathaway served under President Gerald R. Ford from June 12, 1975, to October 09, 1975.
  54. 2009 Sunday: Greek socialists trounced the governing conservatives in a landslide election.  Elsewhere, Argentine folk singer Mercedes Sosa, 74, died in Buenos Aires.
  55. 2010 Monday: Scientists working near Kokoda, Papua, New Guinea, uncover the world’s oldest, high-altitude human settlement, estimated to be 49,000 years old.  Elsewhere, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, a NATO convoy of tankers heading to Coalition forces in Afghanistan suffers a torch attack.  In the resulting conflagration, 12 people die and another seven suffer grievous injury.  The Pakistanis were angry over a NATO helicopter strike that mistakenly killed 3 Pakistani soldiers on Pakistani territory.
  56. 2011 Tuesday: The U.S. State Department lists ISIS POS thug leader Abu Bakr-al-Baghdadi as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist with a $10 million bounty on his head for information leading to his capture.  In 2019, following the destruction of ISIS by President Donald J. Trump, this criminal piece of dog feces still is on the run.
  57. 2012 Thursday: The FBI claim to have completed their investigation of the 9-11 attack on the Benghazi U.S. Consulate in ONE day.  At the time, everyone was in a state of shock.  However, looking back on the fact that James Comey was the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, it is understandable.  He would do everything to protect his boss, President Barack Hussein Obama.
  58. 2013 Friday: Part of the ongoing Samaikyandhra Movement, protests, and strikes erupt after the Cabinet of India approves the bifurcation of the state of Andrha Pradesh.
  59. 2014 Saturday:  Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient hospitalized for Ebola in the U.S., slips from serious to critical condition in a Dallas hospital; 10 people who had been in close contact with the patient have been placed in isolation.  Elsewhere, in Garden Valley, Idaho, Paul Revere Dick, founder of the rock group Paul Revere and the Raiders[iii] died on this date due to cancer; he was 76.
  60. 2015 Sunday: Following Coalition airstrikes in Kabul, Afghanistan, Doctors without Borders says, “NO MORE,” and closes down their charity operations in the Taliban-tormented country.  Meanwhile, Jason Chaffetz, R-UT 3rd CD, announces his bid for the House Speakership.    
  61. 2016 Tuesday: New York’s Attorney-General Eric Schneiderman, Democrat, warns the Trump Foundation to ‘stop fundraising.’  He claims the charitable foundation is a scam and that it’s under investigation by New York State law enforcement authorities.   Meanwhile, following yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision blocking President Barack Obama’s recent immigration order, liberals and Democrats go berserk.  Elsewhere, tonight’s debate between vice presidential candidates Tim Kaine, D-VA, and Gov. Mike Pence, R-IN, demonstrates to viewers that the Democrat was rude, belligerent, angry, and downright repulsive while the GOP candidate was poised, informed, controlled, and repeatedly smacked his opponent down in an embarrassing way.  
  62. 2017 Wednesday: In a speech to the Conservative National Conference, British Prime Minister Theresa May goes through hell as her voice goes out, hecklers interrupt, and the flipping stage collapses.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump visited hospital bedsides and a police base in Las Vegas in the aftermath of the shooting rampage three nights earlier at the Mandalay Bay Resort Hotel and Casino that left 58 people dead, and hundreds wounded. 
  63. 2018 Thursday: In Foxborough, Massachusetts, New England Patriots QB Tom Brady joins an exclusive club of only three quarterbacks to record 500 career touchdown passes with his throw to Josh Gordon in the Pats’ win 38-24 over the visiting Indianapolis Colts.
  64. 2019 Friday: Ecuadoran President Lenin Moreno declares a 60-day state of emergency after ending four decades of fuel subsidies for his people.  Obviously, they go berserk and run amok.  Elsewhere, in another move designed to drive Democrats insane, the Trump administration issues an order demanding that all potential immigrants can pay for their own healthcare costs.  Of course, Dems want to give everything away in an ongoing effort to win votes from illegal aliens.  Good for you, President Trump.
  65. 2020 Sunday: As of today, the debate between Vice President Mike Pence and the person trying to take his place- Senator Kamala Harris, D-CA, is still on.  Sen. Harris is in Salt Lake City, Utah, undergoing preparations for this crucial matchup.   Meanwhile, German, Swedish, and French labs confirm that the poison used to rub out Putin critic, Alexei Navalny, is indeed the Soviet-era poison, Novichok.  Of course, the Putin regime continues bellowing, “Move on, nothing to see here.”  Elsewhere, Twitter confirms that it will indeed censor tweets calling for the death of President Donald J. Trump.  We shall see.  Speaking of the 45th president, Operation MAGA is underway across the country as Trump family members and supporters begin blitzing the airwaves and the media in a bold and exciting effort to continue the 2020 presidential campaign. 
  66. 2020 Sunday A: We learn that New York City has released at least 70 thugs on a variety of charges three times or more.  We encourage the people of the once-prosperous city to vote out every Democrat they can, this election and beyond.  These people have demonstrated they care little to nothing about the average New Yorker.  Their time is coming and it’s coming soon.  Elsewhere, 53-percent of the population of New Caledonia votes to remain a part of France.
  67. 2020 Sunday B: Pope Francis lays out his leftist political beliefs in a new encyclical “Brothers All,” in which, he says the world needs new politics to address the economic unfairness many nations face.  Apparently, he believes that capitalism is unjust, and that socialism would make more sense, although he does not employ the word.  Still, we know he embraces the doctrine because of the ‘social justice’ BS he is always trying to force on world leaders and on their people.  Why don’t you criticize the Chi-Coms, Pope Francis?   Elsewhere, Pennsylvania Republican Senator Pat Toomey, not up for re-election until 2022, announces that he will not seek another term in office.  Not sure as to why but it’s what he just announced.
  68. 2020 Sunday C: Here are the Early Game NFL scores for Week 4 as they roll in: (2) Minnesota Vikings, 31 (1-3) @ Houston Texans, 23 (0-4); (3) New Orleans Saints, 35 (2-2) @ Detroit Lions, 29 (1-3); (4) Baltimore Ravens, 31 (3-1) @  Washington Redskins, 17 (1-3); (5) Arizona Cardinals, 21 (2-2) @ Carolina Panthers, 31 (2-2); (6) Seattle Seahawks, 31 (4-0) @ Miami Dolphins, 23 (1-3); (7) Los Angeles Chargers, 31 (1-3) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 38 (3-1); (8) Pittsburgh Steelers (3-0) @ Tennessee Titans (3-0)- POSTPONED DUE TO THE CHI-VI; (9) Jacksonville Jaguars, 25 (1-3) @ Cincinnati Bengals, 33 (1-2-1); (10) Cleveland Browns, 49 (3-1) @ Dallas Cowboys, 38 (1-3).  (11) New York Giants, 9 (0-4) @ Los Angeles Rams, 17 (3-1).  (12) Indianapolis Colts, 19 (3-1) @ Chicago Bears, 11 (3-1); (13) Buffalo Bills, 30 (4-0) @ Las Vegas Raiders, 23 (2-2). (14) Philadelphia Eagles, 25 (1-2-1) @ San Francisco 49ers, 20 (2-2).  Recap of Thursday Night Football: (1) Denver Broncos, 37 (1-3) @ New York Jets, 28 (0-4).
  69. 2020 Sunday D: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 35,011,322 confirmed cases, +293,857, 1,034,865, confirmed deaths, +4,711, and 24,364,562 confirmed recoveries, +258,448.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 7,505,202 confirmed cases, up 84,413 from yesterday’s reporting, 213,056 confirmed deaths, UP 1,081, and 4,873,669 confirmed recoveries, UP 924,336. 
  70. 2020 Sunday E: 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: 831,494 confirmed cases, 16,122 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 12,887 confirmed cases, 133 confirmed deaths, and 10,415 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 93,160 confirmed cases, 2,238 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Alaska- currently, they have 9,376 confirmed cases, 58 confirmed deaths, and 5,281 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Mike J. Dunleavy.  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo is living there: 266,765 confirmed cases, 1,719 confirmed deaths, and 195,629 confirmed recoveries.
  71. 2021 Monday: Monday Night Football 2021 Season– Las Vegas Raiders (3-0-0) @ Los Angeles Chargers (2-1-0).  The Chargers won, beating the Raiders 28-14.
  72. 2021 Monday A: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 236,112,566 confirmed cases, +393,872, 4,821,914 confirmed deaths, +6,021 and 213,164,290 confirmed recoveries, +582,598. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 44,654,167 confirmed cases, UP 135,730 from yesterday’s reporting, 719,933 confirmed deaths, UP 2,090, [iv] and 34,124,318 confirmed recoveries, UP 186,171. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [v]   
  73. 2021 Monday B: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 405,847 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop him.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump with 1,769 Xi Jinping Bat Flu deaths.  Congratulations, Joe, YOU are IT.   
  74. 2021 Monday C: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,645,264 confirmed cases, 69,443 confirmed deaths, and 2,457,413 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,632,720 confirmed cases, 55,619 confirmed deaths, and 2,715,641 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 80,323 confirmed cases, 811 confirmed deaths, and 79,512 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 664,194 confirmed cases, 7,830 confirmed deaths, and 272,842 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Minnesota: they have 718,327 confirmed cases, 8,294 confirmed deaths, and 688,227 confirmed recoveries. [vi]   
  75. 2021 Monday D: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,293,490 confirmed cases, 7,843 confirmed deaths, and 1,248,175 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Spain, 10th country on the list: 4,965,399 cases of the virus, 86,527 confirmed death and 4,784,917 confirmed recoveries. [vii]     
  76. 2021 Monday E: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,002.92, DOWN 323.54 points (-0.94%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,255.49 DOWN 311.21 points (-2.14%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,300.46, DOWN 56.58 points (-1.30%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $77.59 per barrel, -0.05 (-0.06%).  The price of GOLD is $1,765.10 per troy oz., -2.50 (-0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $22.53 per troy ounce, -0.14 (-0.61%).  The price of PLATINUM is $954.90 per troy oz, -6.70 (-0.73%) while the price of COPPER is $4.20 per pound, -0.04 (-0.90%). [viii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $1,894.48 per troy oz., -10.50 (-0.55%). The price of RHODIUM is $13,400.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-4.29%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $777,500.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,910.75 per USD/T, -3.75 (-0.13%). [ix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000020.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.86 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.54.    In Panamanian Balboa, one greenback equals 1.00 and in Papuan New Guinean Kina, a buck equal 3.41 and in Paraguayan Paraní, one dollar equals 6,896.00 of theirs. [x]        
  77. 2021 Monday F: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.409 per gallon, $3.047 in Florida, $4.082 in Hawaii, and $3.847 in Washington state. [xi]    Let us look at one other Nebraska: $3.020.  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 LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Venezuela: $0.076 per U.S. Gallon. [xii]  After the high of Hong Kong yesterday, we start at the bottom again.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,838,325,001,783 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS. [xiii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Poland, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Philippines with $43 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  78. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, today is Day No. 193 since feeble Joe Biden appointed “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be the nation’s so-called ‘Border Czar,’ and Day No. 100 since she visited the border.  Period.  Next, here are the numbers for the illegal alien invasion as shared by One America News.  First, here is the cost for this day alone of caring for all this human riffraff: $489,891,040.  Second, here is what the American taxpayers have shelled out for the year 2021: $302,995,724,800.  Imagine the good that money could do for the American people.  Next, here is the number of illegal aliens who have poured across our border for just this year: 3,105,053.  Finally, is the conservative low estimate of illegals living within the country: 37,105,052.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  79. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– A top Vatican cardinal says that ‘Pro-Death’ Joe Biden should NOT be denied Holy Communion because the Eucharist is NOT a weapon.  Folks, Joe Biden is going to hell, plain and simple.  Deny him Holy Communion.  Meanwhile, the People’s Liberation Army air force is increasing the daily numbers of warplanes it is sending into the skies over FREE CHINA, aka Taiwan.  K.T. McFarland, former adviser to President Donald J. Trump, says she does not believe the Chi-Coms are going to invade Taiwan; no, they just want to intimidate the freedom-loving Chinese of the REAL CHINA into bowing down to the communist thugs in Beijing.  We should have nuked the SOBs back in the 1950s.  Just saying.
  80. 2021 Monday I: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer $42.42 (2) AstraZeneca $60.54 (3) Johnson & Johnson $159.22 (4) BioNTech $248.90 (5) Moderna $325.84.
  81. 2021 Monday J: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $87.69 (2) General Dynamics: $197.51 (3) Boeing: $223.79 (4) Lockheed Martin: $345.99 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $365.67.
  82. 2021 Monday K: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow The Money 3) News- (1) Ansell Ltd.: $33.60 (2) DuPont: $70.18 (3) Honeywell: $214.21 (4) 3M: $176.04 (5) Teijen: $1,544.00.
  83. 2021 Monday L: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Beyond Meat: $101.23 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $64.53 (3) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $20.56.
  84. 2021 Monday M: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart $135.73 (2) Lowe’s: $204.51 (3) Home Depot: $326.47 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $440.14 (5) Amazon $3,189.78.
  85. 2021 Monday N: Joe Biden News I– As Joe Biden’s agenda continues bursting into flames and tumbling off the cliff, Joe Biden plans to meet with equally angry progressive Dems to see if there is some way, they will agree to a lower price tag on all the spending they want to stuff down the throats of U.S. taxpayers.  Meanwhile, as Joe continues crashing into one brick wall after another, he told the ‘Republicans to just get the hell out of the way.’  (It’s not so much the GOP, Joe, it’s the crazies infesting your party like cockroaches a Beijing noodle restaurant).
  86. 2021 Monday O: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Biden regime is warning their masters in Beijing NOT to continue the provocations with Taiwan.  Over the past few days, the Chi-Coms have been flooding the skies of Taiwan with warplanes in an effort of intimidating them into submission.
  87. 2021 Monday P: Political News I– A new Trafalgar poll reports that 71-percent of the American people do not support the Democrats’ crazy spending plans if it means higher taxes.  Hello!  Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says ‘reconciliation,’ not filibuster, to raise the debt ceiling.
  88. 2021 Monday Q: Social Media News– Facebook has a whistleblower throwing its bigwigs under the bus.  Senator Amy “The Schnoz” Klobuchar, DS-MN, is going to bust the ‘balls’ of this so-called whistleblowers tomorrow to find out the role of the social media giant in the ‘horrific events of January 06, 2021’ at Capitol Hill, i.e., the largest FALSE FLAG OPERATION ever run in this country, the one cooked up by House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, she with the drooping breasts that dangle to her navel.  Shame on these people, do they believe that we are as truly stupid as they make us out to be?
  89. 2021 Monday R: California Lottery Results-Powerball Monday Night Draw- here are the results for the Powerball Draw #893 with a jackpot of $685 million up for grabs: 12, 22, 54, 66, 69, and Powerball 15.  Out of 281,498 winning tickets, ONE person had all five numbers and the Powerball for a prize of $685,000,000.  The winning ticket was sold in the beautiful seaside town of Morro Bay, California, 93442, at the Albertsons on 730 Quintana.
  90. 2022 Tuesday: Observation of the Day– It is extremely tragic to watch the bogus war in Ukraine continue unabated.  Russian dictator Vladimir Putin this past Friday added four seized eastern-and-southern-Ukrainian provinces to the landmass of Russia, all because he claims the citizens of these annexed territories voted overwhelmingly to be included in the Russian Federation.  Everyone understands that this is bullshit and that Putin is not just a thug but a war criminal in need of the gallows- leave his diminutive, deformed corpse for the crows to devour.  My hope is that the Ukrainians will continue to fight and that its people behind the lines will continue to resist.  I hope partisan activity breaks out across not just these territories but in Crimea and that the West continues channeling weapons to Kyiv.  Although Volodymyr Zelensky may be a corrupt, Eastern European thug himself, he deserves war materiel with which to continue beating back the Russian hordes.  It is our hope that Putin’s war machine bleeds itself dry and that the Ukrainians can then begin the arduous process of retaking and holding their territory as if they don’t, every time we have a Democrat in the White House, they will continue to return thus taking more bites at the apple.  Bring them into the European Union now and add them to NATO.  I would also make sure we bring Georgia into the EU at least and at most into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, too.  This is the world in which, we live so let’s make sure we come out on top.  Moses Scharbug III.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0972 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Twilight.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next compilation album from America’s beloved hard-rock band, Cheap Trick- “Don’t Be Cruel”- came out on November 24, 1998. Yet another splendid accumulation of CT tunes, we have for you the succeeding selection: (1) “Hello There” (2) “Surrender” (3) “Oh, Caroline” (4) “Way of the World” (5) “I Know What I Want” (6) “Don’t Be Cruel” (7) “Elo Kiddies” (8) “California Man” (9) “Oh, Candy” and (10) “Come On, Come On.”  This is a compendium one could find at their local gas station, convenience store, or bodega for a low, low price.  Combined with Monday’s assemblage of unconceivable CT tunes, one has some formidable listening music as one ensues about the metropolitan area.  We hope you will hunt this album out and make it a part of your daily listening hedonism- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We promoted the music of Big Brother and the Holding Company, beginning on Monday, 18-July-2011 through Tuesday, 26-July-2011.  At the time, we were not farsighted enough to offer the music of Janis Joplin but hope to do so at some point in the near future when we return to promoting the music of American rock bands.

[ii] We should have shared the music of Badfinger at the time we promoted that of the Beatles but guess what?  We flipping failed just as we failed to promote the music of Thunderclap Newman at the same time we did the Who.  One day, we sure as heck will so please remain vigilant.

[iii] We feel bad that we did not begin promoting the music of Paul Revere and the Raiders around the time we shared the music of the Flamin’ Groovies.  Well, we hope to slip them in sometime within the next 6-7 years.  Please remain vigilant for the time that we do.  You will be glad you did.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

262. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2022

People, don’t get orgasmic over Lindsey Graham debuting a 15-week ban on abortions bill. He is not doing it because he wants to protect human life. No, he’s doing it so the GOP doesn’t win the Senate and his overweight boss, the Turtle, can maintain his choke on the throat of GOP power

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262. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2022:

National Cleanup Day[i]

People don’t get orgasmic over Lindsey Graham debuting a 15-week ban on abortions bill.  He is not doing it because he wants to protect human life.  No, he’s doing it so the GOP doesn’t win the Senate and his overweight boss, the Turtle, can maintain his choke on the throat of GOP power

Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr.; U.S. Attorney General George W. Wickersham; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Louis A. Johnson and Harold Brown; U.S. Interior Secretaries Ethan A. Hitchcock and Rogers C.B. Morton; U.S. Senator Tim Scott; the Byrds and the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring Gram Parsons, Elton John Band featuring Ray Cooper, the Four Seasons featuring Nick Massi, the Mamas & the Papas featuring “Mama” Cass Elliott, and Uriah Heep featuring Lee Kerslake:

  1. 1777 Friday: The First Battle of Saratoga occurred during the Revolutionary War, although the British troops managed to drive out the American troops, the Americans prevailed in the second battle a month later.
  2. 1796 Monday: President George Washington’s farewell underwent publication.  A grateful nation bid him a fond farewell.
  3. 1835 Saturday: In Mobile, Alabama, future 22nd U.S. Interior Secretary Ethan A. Hitchcock is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President William McKinley and President Theodore Roosevelt from February 20, 1899, to March 04, 1907.
  4. 1858 Sunday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, future 47th U.S. Attorney General George W. Wickersham is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President William Howard Taft from March 04, 1909, to March 04, 1913.
  5. 1863 Saturday: The Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, begins during the Civil War; the Union forces retreat on Day One.  A bloody fight, it would leave countless dead, wounded, missing in action, and POWs once it concludes tomorrow.
  6. 1870 Monday: During the Franco-Prussian War, the Huns lay siege to Paris.
  7. 1876 Tuesday:  Melville R. Bissell patented the carpet sweeper.
  8. 1881 Monday: In Elberon, New Jersey, the 20th President of the United States, James A. Garfield, died 2.5 months after Charles Guiteau shot him.  Chester Alan Arthur became the President.
  9. 1890 Friday: The Turkish frigate, “Ertugrul,” burns off the coast of Japan resulting in 540 deaths.
  10. 1893 Tuesday: In New Zealand, the Electoral Act 1893 gave all women the right to vote.
  11. 1901 Thursday: Due to the funeral for assassinated Republican President William McKinley, Major League Baseball cancels 11 games.
  12. 1903 Saturday: Responding to worldwide criticism, King Leopold II denies Belgian cruelty in the Congo.  Word has it that the Belgians are cruel taskmasters who work their subjects to death in pursuit of wealth and power.  Read “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad.
  13. 1904 Monday: During the Russo-Japanese War, the combat assault on Russia’s Port Arthur costs Admiral Nogi’s troops 16,000 casualties.
  14. 1907 Thursday: In Suffolk, Va., future 99th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr. is born.  President Richard M. Nixon nominated the Republican jurist to fill the seat of Associate Justice Hugo Black, a Democrat.  Powell served from January 07, 1972, to June 26, 1987.
  15. 1911 Tuesday: During ‘Red Tuesday,” 20,000 angry leftists protest for universal rights.
  16. 1914 Saturday: In Louisville, Kentucky, future 39th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Rogers C.B. Morton is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Morton would serve under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from January 29, 1971, to April 30, 1975.
  17. 1916 Tuesday: During World War I, Belgian troops capture Tabora, in German East Africa.
  18. 1927 Monday: In New York City, future 14th U.S. Secretary of Defense Harold Brown is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Jimmy Carter from January 21, 1977, to January 20, 1981.  Elsewhere, in Newark, N.J., future bassist and backup vocalist with the Four Seasons, Nick Massi, is born.  He would perform with the band from 1960-1965.
  19. 1931 Saturday: Japanese troops overrun Mukden in southern Manchuria.  Imperial Japan’s killing spree of Chinese citizens commences quickly.
  20. 1934 Wednesday: New York authorities arrested Bruno Hauptmann and charged him with the kidnap-murder of Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. 
  21. 1939 Tuesday: The German Wehrmacht murders 100 Jews Lvov, Poland.  Not enough SS troops could be located to do the dirty work and so the once-proud German Army joined in the bloodletting.
  22. 1941 Friday: The German army troops take possession of Kiev, in the Ukraine, after driving the Russian forces out of the city.  Elsewhere, future vocalist with the California hippie band, the Mamas, and the Papas[ii]— “Mama” Cass Elliott—is born in Baltimore, Maryland, on this date. 
  23. 1942 Saturday: The first advertisement announcing Little Golden Books appeared in Publishers Weekly.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the Luftwaffe conducts at least 300 sorties over the city center of Stalingrad while dive bombers continue hammering Soviet ferry traffic coming across the Volga River from the east to supply ad hoc Red Army units fighting to prevent the Germans from taking complete control.   The conflict is rapidly becoming a test of wills between Berlin and Moscow.
  24. 1944 Tuesday: Finland and the Soviet Union agree on a cease-fire, which effectively removes the nation from the dwindling ranks of Axis allies.  Their German allies would be asked to leave the country ASAP or face attacks from Finnish forces.  As the Germans marched into Norway, they left a path of destruction.
  25. 1945 Wednesday: Nazi radio propagandist William Joyce, known as “Lord Haw-Haw,” suffered conviction for treason and then received a sentence of death from a British court.
  26. 1947 Friday: Future longtime percussionist with the Elton John[iii] band, Ray Cooper, is born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, on this date.
  27. 1950 Tuesday: The 2nd U.S. Secretary of Defense Louis A. Johnson left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from March 28, 1949, until today.
  28. 1955 Monday: Argentine President Juan Peron resigns his office and flees the nation.
  29. 1957 Thursday: The United States conducted its first underground nuclear test, code-named Rainier, in the Nevada desert.
  30. 1959 Saturday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, visiting Los Angeles, reacted angrily upon being told that he would not be able to visit Disneyland due to security reasons.
  31. 1960 Monday: Cuban leader Fidel Castro—a communist—in New York to visit the United Nations, angrily checked out of the Shelburne Hotel in a dispute with the management; Castro ended up staying at the Hotel Theresa in Harlem.
  32. 1965 Sunday: In North Charleston, South Carolina, future U.S. Senator Tim Scott is born.  A Republican, he would enter the U.S. Senate on January 02, 2013.
  33. 1967 Tuesday: Nigerian troops mount a major offensive against the breakaway state of Biafra.
  34. 1970 Saturday: The situation comedy, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” debuted on CBS-TV.
  35. 1973 Wednesday: Gram Parsons of the Byrds[iv] and the Flying Burrito Brothers[v] died on this date in Joshua Tree, California, due to multiple drugs in his system.
  36. 1982 Sunday: The smiley emoticon was invented as Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott E. Fahlman proposed punctuating humorously intended computer messages by employing a colon followed by a hyphen and a parenthesis as a horizontal “smiley face,” J. 
  37. 1984 Wednesday: Communist China and Britain completed a draft agreement transferring Hong Kong from British rule to Communist Chinese rule by 1997.  Woe to the people of Britain’s Crown Jewel of Colonies.
  38. 1985 Thursday: A devastating earthquake hammered the Mexico City area, killing at least 9,500 people on this date.
  39. 1986 Friday: U.S. health officials announced that it would make AZT, though an experimental drug, available to AIDS patients.
  40. 1988 Monday: Israel successfully launched the Horizon-I test satellite.
  41. 1990 Wednesday: Iraq began confiscating foreign assets of countries that were imposing sanctions against the Iraqi government.
  42. 1992 Saturday: The U.N. Security Council recommended suspending Yugoslavia due to its role in the Bosnian civil war.
  43. 1994 Monday: 3,000 U.S. Marines land in the Caribbean nation of Haiti to restore law and order to the lawless nation and to enforce the return of exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
  44. 1995 Tuesday: The Senate passed a welfare overhaul bill.  Meanwhile, the commander of U.S. forces in Japan and the U.S. ambassador apologized for the rape of a schoolgirl committed by three U.S. servicemen.
  45. 1996 Thursday: IBM announced it would extend health benefits to the partners of its homosexual employees.  How ‘WOKE’ before ‘WOKE’ existed. 
  46. 1997 Friday: In his first public comments since the death of Princess Diana, Prince Charles told the British people that would always feel the loss of his former wife and thanked them for their support.  Later on, he would marry longtime lover, Camilla.
  47. 2001 Wednesday: The Pentagon ordered dozens of advanced aircraft to the Persian Gulf region as the hour of military retaliation against the Islamist scumbags behind the terrorist attacks of 9/11 drew closer.
  48. 2004 Sunday: Hu Jintao became the undisputed leader of China with the departure of former President Jiang Zemin from his top military post.
  49. 2008 Friday: Struggling to stave off financial catastrophe, the Bush administration laid out a radical bailout plan calling for a takeover of a half-trillion dollars or more in worthless mortgages and other unmanageable debt held by tottering institutions.  Relieved investors sent stocks soaring on Wall Street and around the planet.
  50. 2011 Monday: Standard & Poor, the credit rating industry giant, lowers Italy’s status from A+ to A, due to its elevated level of debt and governmental instability.  Meanwhile, on the hit sitcom, “Two-and-a-Half-Men,” Ashton Kutcher debuts as the new lead seeing as how Charlie Sheen was fired after one too many public meltdowns in which, he slammed the producers and the network, CBS.
  51. 2012 Wednesday: The U.S. Justice Department’s inspector general reports that Operation Fast and Furious created a ‘significant danger to public safety;’ however, the IG states that Attorney-General Eric Holder had no prior knowledge of the operation.
  52. 2013 Thursday: Former U.S. Majority Leader Tom Delay finally has his 2010 money-laundering conviction overturned by a Texas state appellate court—the Democrats have done the damage by this time already and should suffer punishment for launching false attacks on opposition politicians.  Look at them snivel and whine over John Boehner’s lawsuit against President Barack Obama!
  53. 2014 Friday: Uniformed Secret Service agents apprehend a man inside the White House after he scaled the fence and ran into the building; U.S. President Barack Obama and his family were not there at the time of the incident.
  54. 2015 Saturday: Famed British American author Jackie Collins succumbs to cancer on this date; she was 77.
  55. 2016 Monday: In Urum al-Kubra, Syria, an aid convoy making its way to supply aid to destitute refugees and struggling citizens finds itself hammered by Syrian airstrikes, killing and wounding many while stopping the delivery of life-saving aid.  The United Nations denounces this horrible display of thuggery on behalf of Bashar al-Assad (and most likely the Russians).
  56. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump addresses the United Nations for the first time informing the decrepit body of thugs, dictators, scumbags, and murderers that ‘if North Korea threatens the United States they will be wiped out.’  Thunderous applause at this blog but the UN was shocked beyond belief.  NO one other than a Russian strongman had ever said this about a fellow member.  Trump would also blast Iran which caused Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to blast right back at the American president.  Oh, we are so afraid…
  57. 2018 Wednesday: In Pyongyang, North Korea and South Korea hold a summit by which, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un promises to ‘limit the nuclear weapons program’ if the South ‘provides economic assistance.’
  58. 2019 Thursday: In Zabul Province in southern Afghanistan, a Taliban suicide truck bombing targeting a hospital (ah, got to love the so-called ‘religion of peace’) killing at least 22 people and wounding another 90 or so people.  Murderous scumbags.
  59. 2020 Saturday:  Already tensions are growing as to whom will replace Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court.  This is what most of the AICPENDBLOG.COM believe: after what the Democrats and the RINOS have put you through what with the false claims of Russian collusion, impeachment, and roadblocks at every turn, nominate the replacement on Monday and go for it.  As for quavering GOP senators, do you want to go down as a FIGHTER and lose your seat or as a COLLABORATIONIST and perhaps lose your seat anyway?  States with messed-up elections systems such as California and Maine must contest these bogus systems at the Supreme Court and the only way we can win is with a strong conservative on the court.  Republicans, do your duty as you know the Democrats would not waver in doing theirs and in fact would hasten it as quickly as possible.   President Trump is down in North Carolina today while “Pro-China Joe” Biden is at home in his basement spanking the wank.  Elsewhere, a shooting at a party with 100 revelers or more in Buffalo, New York claims the life of one partygoer and injures four others.   Speaking of SCOTUS, Fox News Channel reports (erroneously, in our view) that voters trust “Pro-China Joe” Biden on picking Supreme Court nominees by a whopping 52 percent to 45 percent for Donald Trump.  Yup, sure they do…sure they do…
  60. 2020 Saturday A: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 30,588,989 confirmed cases, +298,198, 953,482, confirmed deaths, +5,565, and 20,832,830 confirmed recoveries, +209,802.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,819,709 confirmed cases, up 8,266 from yesterday’s reporting, 201,735 confirmed deaths, UP 189, and 3,689,081 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,616. 
  61. 2020 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 781,436 confirmed cases, 14,912 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 11,348 confirmed cases, 120 confirmed deaths, and 4,394 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 85,583 confirmed cases, 2,130 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: New Hampshire- currently, they have 7,920 confirmed cases, 438 confirmed deaths, and 7,164 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Chris Sununu for your state’s honesty in this regard. 
  62. 2020 Saturday CForeign COVID Stats of the Day– Let’s look at Israel’s stats now that Mo is living there: 183,602 confirmed cases, 1,226 confirmed deaths, and 130,024 confirmed recoveries.
  63. 2020 Saturday D: Longtime drummer Lee Kerslake with the British rock band, Uriah Heep, died from cancer at age 73 in his native England.
  64. 2021 Sunday: Here are the results of 10:00 A.M. NFL games: (1) Denver Broncos, 23 (1-0-0) @ Jacksonville Jaguars, 13 (0-2-0); (2) Buffalo Bills, 35 (1-1-0) @ Miami Dolphins, 0 (1-1-0); (3) Houston Texans, 21 (1-1-0) @ Cleveland Browns, 31 (1-1-0); (4) Cincinnati Bengals, 17 (1-1-0) @ Chicago Bears, 20 (1-1-0); (5) San Francisco 49ers, 17 (2-0-0) @ Philadelphia Eagles, 11 (1-1-0); (6) New Orleans Saints, 7 (1-1-0) @ Carolina Panthers, 26 (2-0-0); (7) Los Angeles Rams, 27 (2-0-0) @ Indianapolis Colts, 24 (0-2-0); (8) Las Vegas Raiders, 26 (2-0-0) @ Pittsburgh Steelers, 17 (1-1-0); and (9) New England Patriots, 25 (1-1-0) @ New York Jets, 6 (0-2-0).
  65. 2021 Sunday A: Here are the results of 1:25 P.M. NFL games: (10) Atlanta Falcons, 25 (0-2-0) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 48 (2-0-0); (11) Minnesota Vikings, 33 (0-2-0) @ Arizona Cardinals, 35 (2-0-0); (12) Dallas Cowboys, 20 (1-1-0) @ Los Angeles Chargers, 17 (1-1-0); and (13) Tennessee Titans, 33 (1-1-0) @ Seattle Seahawks, 30 (1-1-0) OT.  Here is tonight’s Sunday Night Football Game: (14) Kansas City Chiefs, 35 (1-1-0) @ Baltimore Ravens, 36 (1-1-0).  Finally, here is tomorrow night’s Monday Night Football game matchup: (15) Detroit Lions (0-1) @ Green Bay Packers (0-1).  (Here is the score from Thursday Night Football: (16) New York Giants, 29 (0-2) @ Washington Football Team, 30 (Redskins) (1-1).
  66. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 229,9260,421 confirmed cases, +324,021, 4,704,892 confirmed deaths, +4,839 and 205,522,163 confirmed recoveries, +357,075. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 42,900,813 confirmed cases, UP 20,949 from yesterday’s reporting, 691,878 confirmed deaths, UP 316, [vi] and 32,503,536 confirmed recoveries, UP 20,310. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]   
  67. 2021 Sunday C: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 373,424 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 30,654 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  68. 2021 Sunday D: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,551,262 confirmed cases, 68,117 confirmed deaths, and 2,392,283 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,540,548 confirmed cases, 50,825 confirmed deaths, and 2,447,654 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 75,480 confirmed cases, 714 confirmed deaths, and 74,766 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 623,769 confirmed cases, 7,264 confirmed deaths, and 262,878 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Ohio: they have 1,347,205 confirmed cases, 21,471 confirmed deaths, and 1,198,452 confirmed recoveries. [viii]  
  69. 2021 Sunday E: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,228,129 confirmed cases, 7,541 confirmed deaths, and 1,142,726 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- MS Zaandam, 217th area on the list: 9 cases of the virus, 2 confirmed death and 7 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  70. 2021 Sunday F: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,584.88, DOWN 166.44 points (-0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,043.97, DOWN 137.96 points (-0.91%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,432.99, DOWN 40.76 points (-0.91%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.96 per barrel, -0.65 (-0.90%).  The price of GOLD is $1,753.90 per troy oz., -2.80 (-0.16%) while the price of SILVER is $22.36 per troy ounce, -0.43 (-1.90%).  The price of PLATINUM is $930.90 per troy oz, +7.60 (+0.82%) while the price of COPPER is $4.24 per pound, -0.04 (-0.97%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,016.27 per troy oz., -17.314 (-0.85%). The price of RHODIUM is $12,350.20 per troy oz., -1,100.00 (-9.78%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $782,500.00 per CNY/T, +17,500.00 (+2.29%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,886.15 per USD/T, -60.85 (-0.24%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.01    In Hong Kong Dollar, one greenback equals 7.78 and in Hungarian Forint, a buck equal 300.72 and in Icelandic Krona, one dollar equals 128.99 of theirs. [xii]        
  71. 2021 Sunday G: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.391 per gallon, $3.098 in Florida, $4.066 in Hawaii, and $3.869 in Washington state. [xiii]    Let us look at one other Illinois: $3.402.  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- France: $7.060 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,780,214,457,944 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xv]  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 Taiwan, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Cayman Islands with $223 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  72. 2021 Sunday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 178 for the world-famous ‘border czar,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and Day No. 85 since her sole visit to the El Paso Sector for a photo op.  Anyhow, here are the numbers as presented by OAN today regarding the illegal alien crisis.  First, here is the cost for just this day- Sunday, September 19, 2021– $553,779,968.  Imagine all that money put to beneficial use such as helping homeless vets, the drug addicted, even American urban outdoorsmen.  Imagine what that could do for AMERICANS instead of the Third World’s detritus.  Wow.  Next, here is the amount of taxpayer money wasted on caring for the illegal alien invaders for the calendar year 2021: $286,581,260,288.  Third, here is the appalling TRUE number of illegals who have flowed across the southern border this year: 2,937,228.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate of illegal aliens living in the country, a number we believe is FAR TOO LOW: 36,937,228. (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  73. 2022 Monday: Observation of the Day- Well, well, well, so little Lindsey Graham- last week- released his new bill to national opprobrium that would restrict abortions to 15 weeks- across the entire country. Look, I am Pro-Life, but I suspect that what Senator Graham is doing is the same as what we allege Chief Justice John Roberts of the U.S. Supreme Court did and that is to toss the Democrats AND Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell.  We contend at the AICPENDBLOG.COM that Roberts is the one behind the now infamous leak of the opinion that sent abortion back to the fifty states.  We allege Roberts did this (haven’t found the leaker yet, have they?) so as to mobilize all the Pro-Death maggots to take to the streets and cause trouble.  Similarly, Senator Graham did this so as to prevent a GOP takeover of the Senate so his good friend and boss, the Turtle, could keep his leadership position as minority leader.  While we believe the GOP is going to overwhelm the Senate in November, the question is this: will the new Republican senators possess the big balls to vote the Turtle out of the leadership?  Look, we need to win both Houses and BOTH McConnell and that POS Kevin McCarthy must lose their seats.  Otherwise, it’s the same old shit.  Chef Kilgore Randalini.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0957 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Bouquet.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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Cheap Trick returned to form with their next studio release, “One on One” which came out on April 30, 1982.  The lineup was different what with the departure of Tom Petersson in 1980 featuring a refurbished lineup of Robin Zander (guitars, backing vocals, bass, and keyboards), Robin Zander (rhythm guitar and lead vocals), Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion), and new bassist/backing vocalist Jon Brant.  The album was somewhat a blast from the past returning the band to its earlier form, hard-rocking pop musicians.  “If You Want My Love” is the big hit on this album as well as “She’s Tight.”  We love this band, we love this album, and we encourage everyone to seek it out at your favorite site for the absolute best in rock music- you will be glad you did.

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[i] How about cleaning up Washington, D.C., and then Sacramento?  Everyone knows there are loads of politicians that need to be booted out on their keisters…

[ii] 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 celebrated day.

[iii] We will be presenting Elton John’s music at some point within the next five years.  Please stay tuned for the day when we do.

[iv] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

261. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2022

Joe Biden does not operate from a position of altruism; no, every time we hear of billions going to Ukraine, billions going to mass monkeypox vaccine distribution, or billions going to fund his ‘cancer moonshot,’ one must know that billions skimmed off the top from those billions are going into the pockets of the BIG GUY and members of his corrupt, mafia-like family. Ye, gods, folks.

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261. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2022:

Air Force Birthday and National Cleanup Day / Today’s my birthday, too!

Joe Biden does not operate from a position of altruism; no, every time we hear of billions going to Ukraine, billions going to mass monkeypox vaccine distribution, or billions going to fund his ‘cancer moonshot,’ one must know that billions skimmed off the top from those billions are going into the pockets of the BIG GUY and members of his corrupt, mafia-like family.  Ye, gods, folks.

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Joseph Story, John Hessin Clarke, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg; U.S. Acting Attorneys General Paul Clement and Peter Keisler; U.S. Secretary of War Kenneth Claiborne Royall; U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville; Heavyweight Boxing Champion Ken Norton Sr.; Chef James “Jimmy” Hall of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, the Grass Roots featuring P. F. “Flip” Sloan, Jimi Hendrix, WBC Heavyweight Boxing Champion Ken Norton Sr., and the Who:

  1. 14 Thursday: The Roman Senate officially confirmed Tiberius as the second emperor of the Roman Empire, succeeding Gaius Octavian aka Caesar Augustus.
  2. 1502 Thursday: On his fourth and final voyage to the New World, Christopher Columbus makes landfall in present-day Costa Rica.
  3. 1739 Friday: Austria and Turkey sign a peace treaty; Austria cedes Belgrade to the Ottoman Empire.
  4. 1759 Tuesday: The French surrendered Quebec to the British on this date.
  5. 1765 Wednesday: In Belluno, Veneto, Republic of Venice, future 254th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XVI is born Bartolomeo Alberto Cappellari.  He would become pontiff on February 02, 1831 and would guide his worldly flock from today until June 01, 1846.
  6. 1769 Monday: The Boston Gazette reported that John Harris had built the first piano made in America, which he named the spinet.  
  7. 1779 Saturday: Future 18th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Story is born in Marblehead, Massachusetts, on this date.  President James Madison nominated the Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice William Cushing.  He served from February 03, 1812, to September 10, 1845.
  8. 1789 Friday: Alexander Hamilton negotiated and secured the first loan for the United States.  The federal government repaid the sum of $191,608.81 on June 08, 1790, which paid in full the Temporary Loan of 1789.   
  9. 1793 Wednesday: President George Washington laid the actual cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol.
  10. 1809 Monday: In London, England, the Royal Opera House opens for business.   
  11. 1810 Tuesday: Chile made its initial declaration of independence from Spain with the formation of a national junta.
  12. 1812 Friday: The Great Fire of Moscow destroys 90% of the houses and 1,000 churches.  The Russians ignited the blazes in their desperate attempt to leave nothing but ‘scorched earth’ for the Napoleonic Grand Armee and its allies as it would not be long before winter would set in early, bringing about the second-greatest military disaster in history.  The Nazis and their Axis allies hold the first-greatest military disaster in history with their war in the east 1941-1944.
  13. 1830 Saturday: The “Tom Thumb,” the first locomotive built in the United States, raced a horse on a nine-mile course.  The horse won the race when the locomotive began suffering from some mechanical difficulties.
  14. 1837 Monday: In New York City, Tiffany & Co., underwent founding.
  15. 1850 Wednesday: Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, creating a force of commissioners with the responsibility of returning escaped slaves to their owners in the South.
  16. 1851 Thursday: The New York Times commences publication; one copy costs $0.02.
  17. 1857 Friday: Future 68th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Hessin Clarke is born in New Lisbon, Ohio, on this date.  President Woodrow Wilson would nominate the Democrat to fill the seat of then-Associate Justice Charles Evans Hughes, a Republican, and Clarke served from July 24, 1916, to September 18, 1922.
  18. 1862 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln signed a commission naming Rabbi Jacob Frankel of Rodeph Shalom Congregation in Philadelphia the first Jewish chaplain of the U.S. Army.
  19. 1891 Friday: Harriet Maxwell Converse is the first white woman to become a Native American chief.  The tribe was the Six Nations Tribe at Towanda Reservation in New York.
  20. 1895 Wednesday: Daniel David Palmer gave the first chiropractic adjustment.
  21. 1914 Friday: German General Paul von Hindenburg becomes the commander of the German army on the Eastern Front.   His government rushes him there because the Russian army is in the process of overrunning East Prussia.
  22. 1927 Sunday: The Columbia Phonograph Broadcasting System (later CBS) made its on-air-debut with a basic network of 16 radio stations.
  23. 1931 Friday: An explosion in the Chinese city of Mukden damaged a section of Japanese-owned railway track.  Blaming Chinese nationalists, Japan invaded Manchuria the next day.
  24. 1940 Wednesday: During World War II, 19 German warplanes are shot down over southern England.  Elsewhere, Harper and Brothers published “You Can’t Go Home Again” by Thomas Wolfe.
  25. 1942 Friday: British forces commence landing on the east coast of Madagascar, the Vichy French Island, off the eastern coast of Africa.  The Brits are fearful that since the Vichy government is aligned with the Axis that they will allow German U-Boats and Japanese submarines and warships to use the island as a forward base.  An ultimatum had been given to the governor-general who blew the Brits off.
  26. 1944 Monday: The British submarine HMS Tradewind torpedoes the Japanese ship, Junyo Maru resulting in the loss of 5,600 lives.
  27. 1945 Tuesday: Protesting integration of their schools, 1,000 whites walk out of their local schools, not wanting to mingle with black children.  Meanwhile, AICP-END Blogger Chef James “Jimmy” Hall was born on this date.  Elsewhere, future guitarist/vocalist with the California pop-rock band, the Grass Roots[i]—P. F. “Flip” Sloan—is born in New York City, NY, on this date.
  28. 1946 Wednesday: In Mound, Minnesota, Mound Metalcraft underwent founding on this date.  In 1955, the company changed its name to Tonka Toys Incorporated.
  29. 1947 Thursday: The National Security Act passes Congress and is signed by President Harry S. Truman.  The act called for the foundation of the United States Air Force as a separate and equal branch of the military.  Meanwhile, the 56th and final U.S. Secretary of War Kenneth Claiborne Royall left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from July 19, 1947, until today and then became the first secretary of the U.S. Army.
  30. 1954 Saturday: In Camden, Arkansas, future U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville is born.  A future Republican, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2021.
  31. 1955 Sunday: “The Ed Sullivan Show” began airing on CBS-TV.  The show had originally been “The Toast of the Town” since 1948.
  32. 1959 Friday: During his U.S. tour, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev visited Wall Street, the Empire State Building, and the grave of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt; in a speech to the U.N. General Assembly, Khrushchev called on all countries to disarm, a typical communist tactic.  To understand this, please read “The Naked Communist” by W. Cleon Skousen. 
  33. 1961 Monday: United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold was killed in a plane crash in northern Rhodesia.
  34. 1962 Tuesday: Rwanda, Burundi, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago become the 105th, 106th, 107th, and 108th members admitted to the United Nations.
  35. 1963 Wednesday: “The Patty Duke Show” premiered on ABC-TV on this date.
  36. 1964 Friday: The situation comedy, “The Addams Family,” inspired by the Charles Addams cartoons, premiered on ABC-TV.
  37. 1965 Saturday: The first episode of “I Dream of Jeannie” appeared on NBC-TV.  The final show was on September 01, 1970.  
  38. 1969 Thursday: Tiny Tim[ii] and Miss Vicky become engaged.  Everyone recalls his classic performances on “Laugh-In,” and his worldwide famous song, “Tiptoe through the Tulips.”  Meanwhile, at Center Colosseum in Seattle, Washington, up-and-coming heavyweight boxer “Big George” Foreman wins his fifth professional bout to put his record to 5-0.  In a scheduled 6-round bout, Foreman drops opponent Johnny Carroll via a knockout punch at the 2:19-minute mark of the 1st round.
  39. 1970 Friday: Rock star Jimi Hendrix[iii] died in in Kensington, London, UK, at age 27.  
  40. 1973 Tuesday: East and West Germany are admitted to the United Nations.
  41. 1975 Thursday: Newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst was captured by the FBI in San Francisco, 19 months after being kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army. 
  42. 1979 Tuesday: The Who[iv] open their U.S. tour by performing several shows at New York’s Madison Square Garden.  This is the first tour to feature new drummer Kenney Jones formerly of the Faces.
  43. 1981 Friday: A museum honoring former President Gerald R. Ford underwent dedication in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on this date.
  44. 1984 Tuesday: The 39th session of the U.N. General Assembly opened with an appeal to the U.S. and Soviet Union to resume arms negotiations.
  45. 1990 Tuesday: The organized crime drama “Good Fellas,” directed by Martin Scorsese, had its U.S. Premiere in New York City on this date.
  46. 1991 Wednesday: President George H.W. Bush said that he would send warplanes to escort U.N. helicopters that were searching for hidden Iraqi weapons if it became necessary.
  47. 1994 Sunday: Haiti’s military leaders agreed to depart on October 15 to avert a planned U.S.-led invasion force to drive the junta members out of power.  Meanwhile, tennis star Vitas Gerulaitis, 40, was found dead in the guest cottage of a friend’s home in Southampton, N.Y., of accidental carbon monoxide poisoning.
  48. 1997 Thursday: Media mogul Ted Turner floats the United Nations $1 billion to keep it up-and-running.
  49. 1998 Friday: The House Judiciary Committee voted to release to videotape President Clinton’s grand jury testimony.
  50. 2001 Tuesday: A week after the Islamic terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, President George W. Bush said he hoped to “rally the world” in the battle against Muslim jihad terrorism and predicted that all “people who love freedom” would join.  Meanwhile, letters postmarked Trenton, N.J., that later tested positive for anthrax were sent to the New York Post and to NBC anchorman and far-left leftist Tom Brokaw. 
  51. 2007 Tuesday: A prosecutor charged O.J. Simpson with seven felonies, including kidnapping, in the alleged armed robbery of sports memorabilia collectors in a Las Vegas casino-hotel room. Simpson received a sentence of nine-to-33 years in prison and in October 2017, the prison system released him on parole. Elsewhere, U.S. Acting Attorney General Paul Clement stepped down from office on this date and his replacement- Acting U.S. Attorney General Paul Keisler- assumed the role.  Keisler served from today until November 09, 2007.
  52. 2012 Tuesday: GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney says the Palestinians are ‘committed to the destruction of Israel.’  This brings all sorts of derisive insults from the Democrats—it is TRUE however!
  53. 2013 Wednesday: Concerned over weakening growth in the U.S. economy, the Federal Reserve announces plans to continue its stimulus program, which injects $85 billion a month into the nation’s economy—ergo everything is fucked up, it is paper money with nothing to back it.  Meanwhile, former WBC heavyweight champion of the world, Ken Norton, Sr., died on this date at age 70 in Henderson, Nevada. Over the course of his professional career, he would amass a record of fifty fights, 42 wins (33 KOS), 7 losses, and 1 draw.  He would face off against Muhammad Ali three times, win once and lose the next two.
  54. 2014 Thursday: Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange; its pre-IPO market valuation of almost $168 billion exceeds that of American e-commerce giant Amazon by over $17 billion.
  55. 2015 Friday: As the civil war rages in Syria (and the Obama administration sits on the sidelines), CBS News raises the question: ‘is it time for the U.S. and its allies to intervene in the war-torn, s-hole country to halt the flow of Muslim ‘refugees’ and ‘migrants’ who are overrunning Europe?’  Nope, it’s never time to enter into a conflict in an unimportant country, one that could become a cemetery for Russian, Chechen, and Iranian thugs and jihadi scumbags.
  56. 2016 Sunday: The United Russia Party- Vladimir Putin’s political party- wins big in the parliamentary elections winning 54-percent of all seats and installing his long-time crony, Dmitri Medvedev as prime minister.  What else is new? These guys are a bunch of murderous hacks and will steal elections right and left like the Democrats do.
  57. 2017 Monday:  In the Caribbean, the island of Dominica takes a full-on hit from Cat 5 Hurricane Maria which passes directly over the island, destroying 90-percent or more of all structures and claiming the lives of at least twenty-seven people.  Others are unaccounted for which says a great deal about the strength of this storm.
  58. 2018 Tuesday: Following the Trump administration slapping $200 billion of tariffs on goods coming to the United States from the Peoples Republic (Communist) China, Beijing slaps $60 billion of tariffs onto the few American goods entering the communist nation.  Elsewhere, South Africa’s Constitutional Court rules it’s okay for adults to smoke pot and use cannabis products as long as they do so in private places like homes and private clubs.
  59. 2019 Wednesday:  The White House does something good for the country when it says that states like California cannot enact their own emissions standards on automobiles which brings down the cost of the cars sold in the state. Thank you, President Trump, for looking after the American people and keeping your promises. Woe to Gov. Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom who wanted to make the emissions standards even more onerous.
  60. 2020 Friday: To the horror of the Chi-Coms and their vociferous protests, the Trump administration agrees to sell SEVEN big weapons systems including drones and seaborne smart mines to Taiwan. The Chinese are howling with rage to which, we say, “It’s time to return to the TWO-CHINA POLICY and recognize Taiwan as- if not the rightful ruler of mainland China- then as a separate equal nation. Moving on, President Trump says that another $13 billion in aid to American farmers will go out next week. Next, the reward for the POS attempted assassin in Los Angeles, California, this past Sunday, in which a punk strode up to a police car in Compton and shot two L.A. Sheriff’s Department deputies at close range has grown to $675,000. Catch the shooter and whack him.
  61. 2020 Friday A: Dr. Tony Fauci says it’s highly likely we will see a vaccine for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu Chinese Virus Crisis sometime in October or November. Speaking of the Wuhan Waltz, “Pro-China Joe” Biden is pulling back from saying he would impose a national mask mandate. Poor old Joe, he has no clue what he is saying on any given day. When is someone going to charge Dr. Jill Biden with elder abuse? Speaking of “Gropin’ Joe,” Howie Kurtz on Fox News Channel noted that last night’s CNN ‘Town Hall’ with the former VP and Anderson Cooper was not even softball, that it was akin to “T-Ball,” noting that Trump received all manner of hateful questions in his earlier in the week while everyone treated Senile Old Joe with kid gloves. What a laugh. True what Howie said, however.
  62. 2020 Friday B: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that mail-in ballots are valid up to three days after Election Day in November. Meanwhile, Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi doubles down on her demand for a $2 trillion Chinese Virus relief bill. President Donald J. Trump says he is in favor of the larger bill and advises the GOP to consider it as he wants to get COVID-19 Bat Flu emergency aid to the American people NOW. The president also signed a $11.6 billion aid package for the people of Puerto Rico, beset by corruption, mismanagement, and criminality on the part of their government.
  63. 2020 Friday C: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 30,290,791 confirmed cases, +287,413, 947,919, confirmed deaths, +4,716, and 20,623,028 confirmed recoveries, +224,627. Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,780,553 confirmed cases, up 21,695 from yesterday’s reporting, 200,985 confirmed deaths, UP 433, and 3,659,384 confirmed recoveries, UP 2,256.
  64. 2020 Friday D: 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: 778,977 confirmed cases, 14,883 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 11,211 confirmed cases, 107 confirmed deaths, and 4,248 confirmed recoveries. Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 85,133 confirmed cases, 2,124 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 179,071 confirmed cases, 1,196 confirmed deaths, and 126,329 confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Indiana- currently, they have 111,900 confirmed cases, 3,495 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Eric Holcomb, you are a REPUBLICAN- why are you behaving like a Democrat?
  65. 2020 Friday E: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,657.42, DOWN 244.56 points (-0.88%). Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,793.28, DOWN 117.00 points (-1.07%). Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,319.47, DOWN 37.54 points (-1.12%). Price of GOLD: $1,957.10 per troy oz., -5.00 (-0.25%).  Here is the price of SILVER: $26.95 per troy oz., -0.179 (-0.66%). Price of PLATINUM: $932.80 per troy oz., -5.70 (-0.61%). Price of PALLADIUM: $2,370.00 per troy oz., +31.50 (+1.35%). Here is the price of COPPER: $3.11 per #, -0.009 (-0.29%).  Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $40.98, -0.13 (-0.32%). Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.77 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.84 euros.  Just for a lark, $1 U.S. = 76.75 Afghan afghani.
  66. 2020 Friday F: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman nominated to serve on the nation’s highest court has died at age 87 from complications from recurring cancer.  She was the first Jewish woman to serve on the court and President Bill Clinton was the president who nominated her.  She assumed her seat on the court on August 10, 1993.  God bless you, RBG!
  67. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 228,936,400 confirmed cases, +536,745, 4,700,053 confirmed deaths, +7,416 and 205,522,163 confirmed recoveries, +547,069. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 42,866,805 confirmed cases, UP 66,898 from yesterday’s reporting, 691,562 confirmed deaths, UP 848, [v] and 32,483,226 confirmed recoveries, UP 49,060. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vi]   
  68. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 373,108 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 30,970 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  69. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,547,355 confirmed cases, 68,042 confirmed deaths, and 2,391,765 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,540,548 confirmed cases, 50,825 confirmed deaths, and 2,447,654 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 75,006 confirmed cases, 702 confirmed deaths, and 74,304 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 623,769 confirmed cases, 7,264 confirmed deaths, and 262,878 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Pennsylvania: they have 1,375,864 confirmed cases, 28,915 confirmed deaths, and 1,246,946 confirmed recoveries. [vii]  
  70. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,220,397 confirmed cases, 7,511 confirmed deaths, and 1,127,750 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Western Sahara, 216th area on the list: 10 cases of the virus, 1 confirmed death and 8 confirmed recoveries. [viii]     
  71. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,584.88, DOWN 166.44 points (-0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,043.97, DOWN 137.96 points (-0.91%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,432.99, DOWN 40.76 points (-0.91%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.96 per barrel, -0.65 (-0.90%).  The price of GOLD is $1,753.90 per troy oz., -2.80 (-0.16%) while the price of SILVER is $22.36 per troy ounce, -0.43 (-1.90%).  The price of PLATINUM is $930.90 per troy oz, +7.60 (+0.82%) while the price of COPPER is $4.24 per pound, -0.04 (-0.97%).[ix].  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,016.27 per troy oz., -17.314 (-0.85%). The price of RHODIUM is $12,350.20 per troy oz., -1,100.00 (-9.78%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $782,500.00 per CNY/T, +17,500.00 (+2.29%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,886.15 per USD/T, -60.85 (-0.24%). [x]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.02    In Guyana Dollar, one greenback equals 207.78 and in Haitian Gourde, a buck equal 95.00 and in Honduran Lempira, one dollar equals 23.95 of theirs. [xi]        
  72. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have dropped to $4.390 per gallon, $3.099 in Florida, $4.078 in Hawaii, and $3.868 in Washington state. [xii]    Let us look at one other Idaho: $3.772.  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- San Marino: $6.966 per U.S. Gallon.[xiii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,776,931,097,401 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xiv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Belgium, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Taiwan with $235 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  73. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 177 for the world-famous ‘border czar,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and Day No. 84 since her sole visit to the El Paso Sector for a photo op.  Anyhow, here are the numbers as presented by OAN today regarding the illegal alien crisis.  First, here is the cost for just this day- Saturday, September 18, 2021– $579,642,432.  Imagine all that money put to beneficial use such as helping homeless vets, the drug addicted, even American urban outdoorsmen.  Imagine what that could do for AMERICANS instead of the Third World’s detritus.  Wow.  Next, here is the amount of taxpayer money wasted on caring for the illegal alien invaders for the calendar year 2021: $285,511,221,248.  Third, here is the appalling TRUE number of illegals who have flowed across the southern border this year: 2,926,261.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate of illegal aliens living in the country, a number we believe is FAR TOO LOW: 36,926,260. (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  74. 2021 Saturday G: COVID-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-and Authoritarianism News– After demanding that ALL employees submit to Joe Biden’s illegal mandate of getting the Chi-Com vaccine or else, 125 employees at Indiana University walk off the job.  Good for you.  When this winds its way through the courts, everyone who has lost their job will be paid for every single hour they have been off the job.   We have seen this before as people wrongly terminated in the professional foodservice industry or who are forced off the job- wrongly- can get some stunning payouts that can, on occasion, bankrupt a business.  Joe Biden- careful with those mandates because the American people love FREEDOM.
  75. 2021 Saturday H: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3596 what with a $18 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers: 03, 05, 20, 36, 45, and Mega 25.  Out of 106,348 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $19,179. The first ticket was sold at Gold Ranch Lottery in Floriston, CA 96111, and the other at 7-Eleven in San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #886 with a jackpot of $457 million up for grabs: 05, 36, 39, 45, 57, and Powerball 11.
  76. 2022 Sunday: F**king Joe Biden might not be as senile as many believe.  Earlier this week, the man who showered with his young daughter now wants to send BILLIONS of nonexistent dollars into a ‘cancer moonshot’ much like President John Fitzgerald Kennedy launched the program to put Americans on the moon.  Every single time we hear that slobbering, minor-attracted individual announces plans to send billions of dollars into the Ukraine, into monkeypox mass vaccinations, into forcing every American to join a labor union, or into fighting cancer, the question is this: HOW BIG is the percentage going into the pockets of the BIG GUY?  Joe Biden is not doing any of this because of altruism; no, he is doing it because he knows how to skim money off the top and to then divert it into the coffers of his corrupt family.  The man is a criminal, a possible felon, not just for his creepy fondling of young girls and his sniffing of women’s hair and his groping of their behinds, but because he has become a master criminal that dwarfs the criminality of anyone else in elective office, even that of Mitch McConnell.  Let us not forget that “Cocaine Mitch’s” father-in-law was sending South American cocaine to Europe via his shipping company’s fleet of vessels which is why the Turtle has the moniker that he does.  We must neuter this man’s ‘presidency’ just as we must neuter the Democrats’ hopes of toppling our constitution-based representational republic which is NOT a democracy.  Friends, let me know what you think this week, I thank you for joining me each day and will see you again in six months.  Chef James “Jimmy” Hall.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0956 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Red Rose.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The next album from Cheap Trick was a disappointment to many in that the band was evolving and had changed producers. “All Shook Up” came out on October 24, 1980 and spawned no big radio hits which was unexpected. Longtime producer Tom Werman was out, and Beatles producer George Martin was in.  Once again, the band has the same quartet of Rick Nielsen (guitars, backing vocals), Robin Zander (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Tom Petersson (bass, backing vocals), and Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion) although following the release, bassist Petersson would leave the group due to overwork.  The band was on the road around the clock- doing at least 300 shows per year and recording albums in between.  This album would not receive the same praise or achieve the same sales as its predecessor, “Dream Police.”  Still, as completists, we must own every shred of music produced by a favorite band.  Seek it out and enjoy, we think you will be glad you did.

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

[ii] We will promote the music of Tiny Tim before we ever do a slut like Madonna.

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

[iv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

245. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 02, 2022

Here’s a thought: although my GOP colleagues- which seems to be most everyone here at the globally famous AICPENDBLOG.COM- will be shocked at what I am going to say, imagine this: what IF the FBI swoops down on Donald John Trump at his rally in the Keystone State tomorrow night and arrest him in front of his crowd of haters, racists, bigots, Nazis, and Southern sympathizers?

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 68

245. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 02, 2022:

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture David F. Houston, U.S. Attorney General J. Howard McGrath; French Artist Henri Rosseau; Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox “The Lion” Lewis, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Mik Kaminski, “You Wear It Well” by Rod Stewart (and the Faces), Molly Hatchet featuring Dave Hlubek, and Toto featuring Steve Porcaro:

  1. 44 B.C.: Cleopatra of Egypt declares her son by Julius Caesar- Caesarion- co-ruler of Egypt, naming him Ptolemy XV.  This would not sit well with the powerholders of Rome.
  2. 31 B.C.: Roman leader Octavian defeated the alliance of Mark Anthony and Cleopatra.  Octavian—as Augustus Caesar, became the first Roman emperor.  Note, he was the great nephew of Julius Caesar.
  3. 1192 Wednesday: During the Third Holy Crusade to reclaim the Holy Land from the Muslim hordes, Saladin and King Richard the Lionhearted sign a cease-fire between the army of the sultan and that of the Crusaders.  Muslims continue spinning the history making themselves out to be the ‘victims’ when they are the ones who flame, sword, and bloodshed conquered the Holy Land from the Christians.  If the Muslims want genuine recognition, admit to you being the villains and the Christians the defenders of all of what’s holy.
  4. 1666 Thursday: The Great Fire of London broke out, which burned down 13,000 homes and killed at least 8 people.
  5. 1732 Tuesday: The 246th Roman Catholic Pope- Clement XII- renews the anti-Jewish laws of Rome.   
  6. 1775 Saturday: General George Washington commissioned the first American war vessel, Hannah, on this date.
  7. 1789 Wednesday: The Treasury Department of the United States underwent establishment on this date.
  8. 1792 Sunday: The Parisian mobs remove the nobles and their families as well as clergymen and begin mass murdering them.
  9. 1864 Friday: During the American Civil War, Union forces under the command of General William T. Sherman occupied the rebel city of Atlanta, Georgia.
  10. 1870 Friday: Emperor Napoleon III surrenders to the Prussian army during the Franco-Prussian War.
  11. 1897 Thursday: Publishers issued the first issue of McCall’s magazine on this date.  Prior to this, the magazine had gone by different names such as Queens Magazine and Queen of Fashion.
  12. 1898 Friday: At the Battle of Omdurman, Lord Kitchener’s troops employ the machine gun for the first time in battle against the howling hordes of the Mahdi, gunning down thousands of the screeching Muslim mob in the Sudan.  The massacre of these low-life Mohammedans was payback for the slaughter of the British-Egyptian garrison led by General “China” Gordon at Khartoum.
  13. 1901 Monday: Twenty-fifth U.S. Vice President Theodore Roosevelt offered the advice, “Speak softly and carry a big stick” at the Minnesota State Fair.
  14. 1910 Friday: In Paris, France, famed French artist Henri Rosseau died at age 66.  He was involved in Post-Impressionism, Naïve Art, and Pointillism schools of art.
  15. 1924 Tuesday: The Rudolf Friml operetta, “Rose Marie,” opened on Broadway.
  16. 1930 Tuesday: Captain Dieudonne Coste and Maurice Bellante piloted the first nonstop flight—the Question Mark–from Europe to the United States on this date.
  17. 1935 Monday: A Labor Day hurricane slammed into the Florida Keys, claiming more than 400 lives.
  18. 1938 Friday: The New York Central Railroad put the first train car equipped with fluorescent lighting into service on this date.
  19. 1940 Monday: In New York City, N.Y., the former 5th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture David F. Houston died at age 74.  A Democrat, Secretary Houston served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 06, 1913, to February 02, 1920.
  20. 1942 Wednesday: During World War II, German forces begin entering and enveloping the Russian city of Stalingrad.  The fighting up to now has been incredibly fierce; it will become even fiercer.  Luftwaffe bombers plow the skies over the hapless city reaping destruction on the terrorized Soviet citizens below.  Before the battle would end little over four months later, more than one million- or more- people would be dead.
  21. 1944 Saturday: During World War II, Japanese forces shot down U.S. Navy pilot Lt. George Herbert Walker Bush as he completed a bombing run over the Bonin Islands.  The American submarine USS Finback later rescued him; however, his two crewmembers died.
  22. 1945 Sunday: Japan formerly surrendered in ceremonies aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, formally ending World War II.  Meanwhile, Ho Chi Minh declared Vietnam to be an independent republic.  Strangely, he died on this date in 1969.
  23. 1951 Sunday: Future violinist with the British rock band, Electric Light Orchestra[i] 1972-1979, Mik Kaminski—is born in Harrogate, England, on this date.
  24. 1957 Monday: In Hartford, Connecticut, future keyboardist/vocalist with the rock band, Toto- Steve Porcaro- is born.  The legendary keyboardist would play with the band from 1977-1988 / 1998 / 2010-2019.
  25. 1958 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Defense Education Act, which provided aid to public and private education to promote learning in such fields as math and science.
  26. 1961 Saturday: The USSR resumed nuclear testing on this date.  Test ban treaty negotiations failed with the U.S. and Britain when the three nations could not agree upon the nature and frequency of on-site inspections.
  27. 1963 Monday: State troopers assigned by Alabama Governor George C. Wallace prevented the integration of Tuskegee High School on this date.  Elsewhere, “The CBS Evening News” underwent lengthening on this date from 15 to 30 minutes.
  28. 1964 Wednesday: One of America’s most decorated military heroes of World War I, Medal of Honor recipient Alvin C. York, died in Nashville, Tennessee, at age 76.
  29. 1965 Thursday: In West Ham, London, England, future British heavyweight boxing champion Lennox “The Lion” Lewis is born.  Throughout his career, he would hold numerous- if not all- heavyweight boxing titles.  Over the course of his career, he would compile a record of 44 fights, 41 wins (32 KOs), 2 losses, and 1 draw.  In his final bout against Ukrainian heavyweight boxer Vitali Klitschko, he would leave a winner after scoring a TKO and would retire with the WBC, IBO, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world. Amazing.
  30. 1966 Friday: The 60th U.S. Attorney General J. Howard McGrath died at age 62.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from August 23, 1949, to April 03, 1952.
  31. 1969 Tuesday: In what some regard as the birth of the Internet, two connected computers at UCLA passed test data through a 15-foot cable.  Meanwhile, in one of the all-time great TV disasters, NBC canceled the popular Sci-Fi show, “Star Trek” on this date; the show premiered originally on September 0, 1966.
  32. 1972 Saturday: Dave Wottle of the United States won the men’s 800-meter race at the Munich Summer Olympics.  Meanwhile, Rod Stewart[ii] receives his first #1 hit in America, “You wear it well.”
  33. 1973 Sunday: The owner of the Detroit Tigers fired manager Billy Martin, relieving him three days after he ordered his pitchers to throw spitballs against Cleveland Indians batters.
  34. 1974 Monday: President Gerald R. Ford signs the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
  35. 1976 Wednesday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the Arena, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Young scores a TKO of opponent, Lou Rogan, in the 2nd round of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout.  This put Young’s pro record to 18-5-2.
  36. 1985 Monday: Explorers announced they had discovered the whereabouts of the HMS Titanic on September 01 when a U.S. and French ocean expedition discovered the wreck 560 miles off Newfoundland.  The luxury liner’s exact location had been a mystery for 73 years.
  37. 1986 Tuesday: A judge in Los Angeles sentenced Cathy Evelyn Smith to three years in prison for involuntary manslaughter for her role in the 1982 drug overdose death of actor John Belushi; she served 18 months.
  38. 1991 Monday: The United States recognizes the independence of the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.
  39. 1992 Wednesday: The United States and Russia agreed to a joint venture to build a space station.
  40. 1995 Saturday: In the 12th round of their heavyweight championship fight, Englishman Frank Bruno beats Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall via a 12-round unanimous decision.  Frank Bruno’s record improved to 40-4 and he won the WBC heavyweight title of the world while McCall’s record fell to 26-6.   McCall’s next fight would be against Russian Oleg Maskayev while Bruno’s next fight would be his last what with Mike Tyson scoring a TKO in the 3rd round and taking the WBC title from his knocked-out body.  
  41. 1996 Monday: Muslim rebels and the government of the Philippines signed a pact formally ending 26 years of insurgency that had killed more than 120,000 people.
  42. 1998 Wednesday: A Swissair MD-11 jetliner crashed off Nova Scotia killing all 229 people aboard.
  43. 2002 Monday: Negotiators at the World Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, agreed on a plan to help the globe’s poorest people while reversing environmental declines.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, Glenn Tilton became chair, president, and chief executive officer of United Airlines parent UAL Corporation.      
  44. 2003 Tuesday: A federal appeals court in San Francisco threw out more than 100 death sentences in Arizona, Montana, and Idaho because the inmates had been sent to death row by judges instead of juries.
  45. 2004 Thursday: President George W. Bush pledged “a safer world and a more hopeful America” as he accepted his party’s nomination for a second term at the Republican National Convention in New York.
  46. 2005 Friday: A National Guard convoy packed with food, water and medicine rolled into New Orleans four days after Hurricane Katrina.  Scorched by criticism about sluggish federal help (because he was a Republican mostly), President George W. Bush toured the Gulf Coast and met with state and local officials, including New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin (who is now in prison); at one point, Bush praised FEMA Director Michael Brown, telling him, “Brownie, you’re doing a heck of a job.”  Democrats criticized the President for this comment, too; however, had a Democrat been in the White House, no one would have said a flipping thing about similar comments or actions.  It is interesting to note that the President toured the area by aircraft so as not to take resources away on the ground for his visit; the left criticized him for doing this, too.  A Republican can NEVER win.
  47. 2009 Wednesday: A bomb blows up outside the Athens’ Stock Exchange in Greece, causing property damage and injuring a passerby.
  48. 2010 Thursday: BP says that if the ban on offshore oil drilling continues in the United States, it may not be able to pay the compensation mandated by the courts to those whose livelihoods suffered damage from the oil spill earlier in the year.
  49. 2012 Sunday: Ending a 50-year ban on veiled female news presenters, Egypt’s state television gives its female presenters a choice of wearing, or not wearing, a veil.
  50. 2013 Monday: The public learns about AT&T’s the Hemisphere Project, which gives telephone call data to law enforcement agencies, including the DEA.  Meanwhile, France released an intelligence report alleging chemical weapons use by Syria that dovetailed with similar U.S. claims, as President Bashar al-Assad warned that any military strike against his country would spark an uncontrollable regional war.
  51. 2014 Tuesday: Thomas Frieden, Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cautions that the Ebola epidemic will soon be uncontrollable unless the world can find more health workers to aid in treatment of victims and the burial of contagious bodies.
  52. 2015 Wednesday:  Yale University’s Thomas Crowther pens an article in the journal, “Nature,” in which, he declares that ‘Earth’s trees number just over three trillion.’  Not sure how he arrived at such an assumption but there you go.  Meanwhile, on his three-day trip to Alaska, President Barack Hussein Obama[iii] becomes the first U.S. president to visit the Arctic Circle as he stops to visit the people of the village of Kotzebue.  Congratulations, Mr. President!
  53. 2016 Friday: The president of Uzbekistan from the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 to today- Islam Karimov- dies at the somewhat young age of 78.
  54. 2017 Saturday: Astronaut Peggy Whitson returned to Earth after 288 days on the International Space Station; the trip gave Whitson a total of 665 days in space, a record for any woman worldwide.  Elsewhere, Molly Hatchet[iv] guitarist Dave Hlubek dies at age 66. 
  55. 2018 Sunday: Near the Libyan city of Tripoli, heavy fighting among various militia groups enables the mass escape of about 400 political prisoners.  With holes blown in the walls and fleeing guards, the escapees head into the desert.
  56. 2019 Monday: Off Santa Cruz Island off the California coastline, a horrible accident occurs aboard a diving boat as an electrical fire quickly goes out of control killing all 34 divers below decks as they slept.  For those who awoke amidst the disaster, there was but one way out and it was blocked by flames.  All perished. 
  57. 2020 Wednesday: Financial news first, A.M.: DOW surges after S & P 500 and NASDAQ had record openings.  Jobs report for August 2020 is 490,000 jobs were created but economists pour water on it by saying they expected 950,000 jobs.  Blue states and cities must reopen so Americans can get back to work.  Charles Payne reports Zoom stock has gone up 400% from what it was valued at a year ago.  Let’s invest!  Next, Facebook and Twitter announce the removal of ‘Russian-generated ads with which, Vladimir Putin hopes to influence the election.’  Cool.  Next, New York City Mayor Bill “I’m an un-apologetic Commie” Di Blasio says, ‘indoor dining in the Big Apple won’t come back until we have a COVID-19 vaccine.’  Sad.  Speaking of the Kung Flu, Dr. Scott Atlas says he ‘never pushed President Trump on herd immunity’ as Democrats claim he did.  Elsewhere, Donald Trump is to speak in North Carolina while “Pro-China Joe” Biden is set to speak in Delaware today and says he will ‘visit Kenosha, Wisconsin, tomorrow.’  Speaking of Trump and Biden, Real Clear Politics averages show Biden is UP 48.9-percent to Trump’s paltry 42.6-percent.  Looks like “Gropin’ Joe” Biden is going to win on November 03 (LOL).  Next, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell[v] says, ‘due to changes in society, the NFL will have to find a new group of (scab) fans seeing as how everyone plans on protesting the National Anthem and will disrespect Old Glory.’  Hey, we loved the NFL but this year, none of us will be watching this garbage. Finally, last month, the criminal organization Black Lives Matter was +25 in favorability but after more than a month of mob violence, they are +0. 
  58. 2020 Wednesday A: After Nancy Pelosi visited a salon for a shampoo and blow dry, there’s an uproar across the country as salon owners who have been shuttered since Democrat politicians demanded they close down due to the COVID-19 Wuhan Bat Virus causing problems, Speaker Pelosi said, “I was set up.”  Whoa!  She also dismissed her not wearing a mask when she bitches at everyone else to WEAR MASKS.”  A source on Capitol Hill says she is using ‘hydroxychloroquine as a prophylactic to prevent her getting the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  We are on it and will report when we have further information.  Elsewhere, Hillary Clinton committed a microagression today when she commented on the mob violence occurring around the country as ‘looking like the Third World.’  Uh, are you trying to say that seeing black and brown people interspersed with some white people running amok, burning things down, looting, beating helpless passersby, and other horrible activities makes you think of some violent place in Africa?  That is what it sounds like, Mrs. Clinton.  We think you should apologize to the people of America.
  59. 2020 Wednesday B:  Portland, Oregon, Mayor Ted Wheeler says he is going to ‘move somewhere else’ (the condo association told him to get out after the mob tried to set the condominium ablaze last weekend) so his neighbors won’t have to suffer.  What a great guy!   Anyhow, Rush Limbaugh has pointed out that Mayor Wheeler is your archetypal Barack Obama ‘pajama boy,’ a wimp who is an Antifa/BLM ‘groupie whom they dismiss and treat like a punk.  In our experience, once a punk, always a punk.  Anyhow, we hope the recall effort the citizens of Portland have put on him is successful as Portland is a lovely city when commie rabble-rousers aren’t running amok.  Meanwhile, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, the school district is under fire for having sought parents sign a pledge they WOULDN’T LISTEN IN ON SCHOOL LESSONS THEIR CHILDREN GET REMOTELY.  WTF!  Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, it’s time to crack down on ALL schools in the country so we can get back to school the way that it was, honest, respectful, and educational.  What is happening to our country?  Finally, David Blaine flies at 24,000 feet over the Arizona desert holding onto balloons.  Balloons.  However, a jetliner flying into Los Angeles International Airport reported a ‘guy in a jetpack flying off to their right side at the same height they were coming in at…the FBI is investigating.’
  60. 2020 Wednesday C: Speculation abounds today whether the ‘Kennedy Dynasty,” aka “Camelot” is over.  It is over. Senator Ed Markey was able to hold onto his seat yesterday with a resounding win over youthful Congressman Joseph Kennedy III, the grandson of the late Robert Kennedy (and supported by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi).  Folks, if you ever watched the AMC show, “Preacher,” you know the farther you go down a bloodline, the less viable the worthwhile DNA in the current recipient.  Like the Clintons, the Kennedys are has-beens and will continue being has-beens unless Mayor Richard M. Daley returns from the dead and brings along loads of ballots with him as that was the ONLY way John F. Kennedy won the White House in 1960.  Notorious voter fraud back in the day.  Of course, when you talk about Democrats, there’s ALWAYS voter fraud.
  61. 2020 Wednesday D: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 25,835,301 confirmed cases, UP by 500,962 cases, 858,661 confirmed deaths, UP by 10,557 deaths, and 17,122,192 confirmed recoveries, UP by 452,218 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 6,191,048 confirmed cases, UP by 80,848 new cases, 188,324 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,976 new deaths, and 3,279,332 confirmed recoveries, UP by 60,767 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt motherf**kers).
  62. 2020 Wednesday E: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 718,513 confirmed cases, 13,226 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 8,653 confirmed cases, 74 confirmed deaths, and 2,634 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 78,185 confirmed cases, 2,019 confirmed deaths, but like California, the palooka-faced governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Idaho: 32,703 confirmed number of cases, 370 confirmed number of deaths, but sadly, Governor Brad Little, GOP, has no figures for confirmed recoveries in the state.
  63. 2020 Wednesday F: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 29,100.50, UP 454.84 points (+1.59%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,056.44, UP 116.78 points (+0.98%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,580.84, UP 54.19 points (+1.54%).  The price of GOLD is $1,947.20 per troy oz., +2.50 (+0.13%) while the price of SILVER is $27.56 per troy ounce, +0.16 (+0.58%).  The price of PLATINUM is $904.80 per troy oz, +0.70 (+0.08%) while the price of COPPER is $3.03 per pound, +0.01 (+0.33%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,267.50 per troy oz, -43.60 (-1.89%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.69 per barrel, +0.18 (+0.43%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.84 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros.
  64. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 219,918,475 confirmed cases, +652,824, 4,555,721 confirmed deaths, +10,562 and 196,560,720 confirmed recoveries, +519,509.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 40,512,934 confirmed cases, UP 182,222 from yesterday’s reporting, 662,850 confirmed deaths, UP 2,923, [vi] and 31,199,835 confirmed recoveries, UP 61,899.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]   
  65. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 344,262 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 59,946 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  66. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,394,896 confirmed cases, 66,171 confirmed deaths, and 2,299,303 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,336,747 confirmed cases, 45,5909 confirmed deaths, and 2,347,170 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 65,025 confirmed cases, 606 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 573,882 confirmed cases, 6,709 confirmed deaths, and 247,083 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Puerto Rico: they have 171,555 confirmed cases, 2,884 confirmed deaths, and 142,531 confirmed recoveries. [viii]  
  67. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,096,881 confirmed cases, 7,122 confirmed deaths, and 999,335 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- St. Barth, 199th country on the list: 1,534 cases of the virus, 2 confirmed deaths and 462 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  68. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,443.82, UP 131.29 points (+0.37%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,331.18, UP 21.80 points (+0.14%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,536.95, UP 12.86 points (+0.28%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $69.85 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.20%).  The price of GOLD is $1,813.20 per troy oz., +1.70 (+0.09%) while the price of SILVER is $23.95 per troy ounce, +0.03 (+0.11%).  The price of PLATINUM is $997.00 per troy oz, +2.80 (+0.28%) while the price of COPPER is $4.31 per pound, +0.00 (+0.08%). [x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,402.39 per troy oz, +1.88 (+0.08%). [xi] The price of RHODIUM is $17,300.00 per troy oz., -$300.00 (-1.70%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $765,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,700.50 per USD/T, +17.25 (+0.64%).  [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.95.     In Azerbaijani Manat, one greenback equals 1.69 and in Bahamian Dollar, a buck equal 1.00 and in Bahraini Dinar, one dollar equals 0.38 of theirs. [xiii]        
  69. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have dropped to $4.394 per gallon, $3.019 in Florida, $4.078 in Hawaii, and $3.893 in Washington state.[xiv] Let us look at one other location- Wyoming: $3.575.  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- Luxembourg: $6.026 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,714,966,471,028 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Poland, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Philippines with $43 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  70. 2021 Thursday F: Afghanistan Crisis And Collapse News– The increasingly pathetic chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff- someone who would have been standing before a firing squad a couple of generations back- says that there ‘could be possible collaboration with (our new allies) the Taliban[xvii] in the (new) fight against ISIS-K.’  What a frigging moron.  IF you and the Biden regime begin ‘collaborating with the Taliban,’ we hope you get what’s coming to you.  Do not forget the lessons of German officers General Alfred Jodl and Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel who paid the ultimate price at the end of World War II.  Like you, General Milley, they were political hacks.  However, they did have military skills and a wealth of historical knowledge.  Congressman Drew Ferguson, R-GA 3rd congressional district, says that ‘thanks to Joe Biden, terrorism is now back at the forefront of Americans’ minds.’  Congressman Scott Perry, R-PA 10th congressional district, says the blame for Afghan disaster rests on ‘suits in D.C. and not on the U.S. military.’
  71. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– We heard today that slobbering Joe Biden is going to begin defending the border.  Oh!  Wait!  He is talking about defending the Tajikistan border with Afghanistan.  Well.  Anyhow, today is Day No. 162 for the world-celebrated, so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 69 since she has been to the U.S.-Mexico border.  No wonder she is celebrated as much as she is.  Moving on, here’s the count for today as presented by One America News.  First, here is the cost for this day of caring for the tens of millions of illegal aliens invading the country: $491,895,104.  Second, here is the cost of caring for the vermin for the entire year: $267,889,213,440.  Third, here is the number for the illegals who have swarmed into our country this year: 2,745,649.  Fourth and final, here is the number for the CONSERVATIVE ESTIMATE of illegals lurking about our country: 36,745,648.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  (Note- when the founders of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day back in July 2009, we estimated then that the numbers of illegal alien riffraff in the country to be around 35-50 million whereas now- 12 years later- we believe the honest-to-God number to be around 75-100 million.  This is not right, and the Democrats must answer for their crimes).
  72. 2021 Thursday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– The People’s Republic of China is cracking down on excessive showbiz and political news because it is polluting the minds and souls of their people.  They have been observing what is occurring within the United States and want none of that.  Perhaps, we should relocate the blog to China?
  73. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-And Authoritarianism News– People in Canada are growing tired of the edicts coming out of Ottawa and thousands are taking to the streets to protest the totalitarian rules imposed upon them by a tyrannical government.  Elsewhere, a patriotic chiropractor in Florida is drawing heat for handing out more than 500 mask exemptions to school students.  Hey, Doc!  When can we get a vaccine passport?  Name your price.
  74. 2021 Thursday J: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer $46.84 (2) AstraZeneca $59.59 (3) Johnson & Johnson $174.93 (4) BioNTech $328.53 (5) Moderna $397.16.  You know what we say: follow the money.  The Deep State and the Democrats (and Republicans) invest BIG in these companies and the money flows back to them in the endless circle of the federal government buying massive amounts of vaccines for distribution here and around the world and back to them in donation and dividends.  Shame on them.  Still, we can invest these companies, too. 
  75. 2021 Thursday K: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $84.54 (2) General Dynamics: $202.30 (3) Boeing: $220.83 (4) Lockheed Martin: $358.05 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $368.30.  Ditto.
  76. 2021 Thursday L: President Donald J. Trump News– In the race to replace Senator Pat Toomey in Pennsylvania next year, President Donald J. Trump has endorsed veteran Sean Parnell to replace the retiring RINO senator in 2022.  The President’s PAC has released a new ad against crumbling Joe Biden that is simply devastating to the old pretender.  It encapsulates his entire  failure in Afghanistan, one that should drive the usurper from office.
  77. 2021 Thursday M: Nancy Pelosi’s January 06-2021 False Flag Operation– U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the aging relic from the 1960s, has made much-hated Congresswoman Liz Cheney, R-WY At-Large district, vice chair of this bogus panel.   (Note- Liz may as well go out with a bang).
  78. : Political News I– As the Democrats continue trying to ramrod various multi-trillion-dollar bills threw House and Senate, the Republicans say they hope they can add some amendments to the Defense bill.  Interestingly enough, Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, is encouraging his fellow Democrats to pause before trying to pass bills the American people simply don’t want to see passed.  In other political news- and this is good- New York City Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio is considering running for governor of the Empire State.  Say what?
  79. : U.S. Supreme Court News I– Democrats are going ballistic over the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the new anti-abortion law in Texas by a 5-4 vote (Jenna Ellis, attorney for President Donald J. Trump says the ruling should have been 9-0).[xviii]  The Democrats are howling about, “MY BODY, MY CHOICE,” which is kind of funny as when it comes down to NOT wanting the frigging vaccines, then, ‘it’s NOT my body, my choice’ but we must get the vaccine.  Ah, well, nothing lasts forever: the Dems are back to howling about ‘packing the U.S. Supreme Court again.’  Enough.   Speaking of this law, Dick Norris told Newsmax that the Lone Star State’s abortion law is ‘going to doom the Republican Party’s chances in November 2022.’  Come on, Dick, that’s bullshit.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden says the ‘court’s ruling on abortion in Texas is an unprecedented assault on women’s rights.’
  80. 2021 Thursday P: Economic News– First time jobless benefits last week dropped to 340,000 all the while inflation continues rising.  There are, however, 2,748,000 continuing jobless claims and inflation has risen to 5.4-percent when a year ago, it was just one percent.
  81. 2021 Thursday Q: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News I– We learned today that New York City prosecutors have cut loose 6,500 people accused of felonies in the five boroughs.  We suspect the people in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island are excited as they can be.  In other crime-related news, lawyers for Nikolas Cruz- the shooter in the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas’ High School St. Valentine’s Day Massacre back in 2018- don’t want the terms “killer” and “massacre” used.  Okay, then substitute ‘murderer’ and ‘slaughter.’
  82. 2021 Thursday R: California State News– California continues burning what with the Caldor Fire approaching the outer environs of Lake Tahoe, California.  Only 20-percent contained, residents of South Lake Tahoe are evacuating as we speak.  And Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom wonders why everyone hates his guts and is going to vote him out of office on September 14?  Money for proper forest management and water conservation/power projects lies unspent while he continues enriching himself like the bloodsucking leech that he is.  Nancy Pelosi cannot save you.  Speaking of “Nazi” Newsom, wanted communist financier George Soros has donated an appalling $500,000 to help little Gavin hold onto his seat.  It must be nice to have money to throw away on lost causes because massive numbers of Latinos, loads of whites, blacks, Asians, and even Native Americans want to see this worthless governor ejected from office.  In other California news, Sacramento could soon force stores to display ‘gender neutral toys.’  Damn.  Don’t we have more important things to concern ourselves with such as fighting wildfires and water storage?
  83. 2021 Thursday S: Moron News I– Little Sandy “The Fly” Cortez- “AOC” to the Fake News Media- says that ‘Joe Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan was courageous.’  We bet her mama is so proud of her prodigy.  What a loser.  Sandy: just STFU.  (Note- the real fun will occur if this puffed-up little skank decides to primary Senate Majority Leader ‘Cryin’ Chuck’ Schumer in 2022.  It will be hilarious watching her dig her own grave).
  84. 2022 Friday: Here’s a thought: although my GOP colleagues- which seems to be most everyone here at the globally famous AICPENDBLOG.COM- will be shocked at what I am going to say, imagine this: what IF the FBI swoops down on Donald John Trump at his rally in the Keystone State and arrest him in front of his crowd of haters, racists, bigots, Nazis, and Southern sympathizers?  I mentioned several days ago that I expect the government to hammer him with federal charges sometime this month.  They can send whatever remaining anti-vaccine, pro-Trump (or suspected pro-Trump) agents remain so that when the place goes berserk and the crowd attacks them, they can kill two birds with one stone: the pro-Trump agents and the spark that will permit the declaration of martial law and the imposition of U.S. troops and federal agents on every street in every city across America.  When you have a cancer- and Trump is indeed a cancer- you have to cut it out, burn it out, and bombard it with chemo and radiation so as to save the patient which in our case, is the country.  Beware pro-Trumpers wherever you may be hiding, under whatever rock MAGA MAGGOTS lurk because Merrick Garland and the DOJ are coming for YOU.  How glorious is that going to be?  Let me know what you think- Chef Itzi Nakamura.

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This artwork is #0940 an 11” x 14” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Yucca Nights.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next album by the Beach Boys for some unknown reason was panned when in fact, it is among our favorites of their so-called ‘early-mid stage’ recordings.  “20/20” came out on February 10, 1969, and has some of our most favorite tunes on it.  Today, we have the deluxe 50-year anniversary edition: “I Can Hear Music: The 20/20 Sessions,” an album that came out December 07, 2018.  Tunes like the live favorite, “Do It Again,” “I Can Hear Music,” “Bluebirds over the Mountain,” the raunchiest Beach Boys tune ever- “All I Want to Do” (hard-rocking, too), as well as the beautiful instrumental, “The Nearest Faraway Place.”  Also on this amazing record is a lovely cover of “Cotton Fields,” as well as “Our Prayer” and “Cabinessence.”  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass), as well as some other musicians with which to round out the overall sound.  We hope you will seek this one out at your favorite site for the absolute best in rock music- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We began promoting the music of the Move- and of Electric Light Orchestra, Wizzard, Roy Wood, and Jeff Lynne- beginning on Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

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

[iii] 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.

[iv] When we begin doing American rock bands again, we definitely will promote the music of Molly Hatchet, one of the great Southern rock bands of the country.

[v] When will the National Football League fire this ignoramus, this pandering POS?  After the league implodes.  By then, it will be too late because even though our satellite TV provider is offering ALL NFL games this season for free, we aren’t going to watch this garbage, mostly because of Goodell and the lackluster players but also because politics should never be introduced into sports.  You want to work on behalf of a cause, do so outside your job instead of during it as we can assure you, once ratings fall off, once viewers go elsewhere, all you wealthy motherf**kers will be crying you can’t make any money.  F**k you!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvii] Speaking of the Taliban, they are angry that the U.S. didn’t leave all the aircraft in working condition for them.  What a bunch of trash, how about dropping some neutron bombs on them?

[xviii] Florida is considering enacting a law similar to the one in Texas.  Good for them.

236. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022

61. 2020 Monday F: Chi-Com ‘social media’ ap TikTok launches a lawsuit against the Trump administration for having issued an executive order forcing the ‘ap’ to shed its Chi-Com masters and to become American-owned. We shall see where that goes.

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236. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Clark McReynolds; U.S. Attorneys General William D. Mitchell and William B. Saxbe; U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Cecil D. Andrus; U.S. Senators  Joe Manchin and Todd Young; the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Stacy Sutherland, the Average White Band featuring Malcolm “Molly” Duncan, the Four Seasons featuring Charles Calello, the James Gang featuring Jim Fox, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring David Freiberg and John Cipollina, the Rolling Stones featuring the legendary Charlie Watts, and Uriah Heep featuring Ken Hensley:

  1. 79 Thursday: Mt. Vesuvius erupts, buries the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum under a cloud of pyroclastic ash, killing 15,000 people outright.
  2. 410 Tuesday: The city of Rome collapses under the assault of the Visigoths thereby ending the Western Roman Empire.
  3. 1215 Monday: Pope Innocent III declares the Magna Carta of England ‘invalid.’
  4. 1349 Sunday: The Jews of Cologne, Germany, choose self-immolation rather than baptism into Catholicism.
  5. 1456 Sunday: Workers finished the printing of the Gutenberg Bibles on this date.
  6. 1572 Thursday: King Charles IX of France orders the massacre of thousands of French Protestants in what historians would call the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre.
  7. 1814 Wednesday: During the War of 1812, British troops capture Washington, D.C. and burn many landmarks including the White House.
  8. 1821 Friday: Spanish and Mexican officials signed the Treaty of Cordoba, which granted independence to Mexico from Spanish rule.
  9. 1853 Wednesday: Organizers held the first meeting of the American Pharmaceutical Association on this date.
  10. 1869 Tuesday: Cornelius Swarthout received a patent for the waffle iron.
  11. 1891 Monday: Thomas Edison patents a motion picture camera.
  12. 1909 Tuesday: Concrete pouring on the Panama Canal commences on this date.
  13. 1912 Saturday: Congress passed a measure creating the Alaska Territory.  Congress approved legislation establishing Parcel Post delivery by the U.S. Post Office Department, slated to begin on January 01, 1913.
  14. 1914 Monday: During World War I, at the Battle of Bergen, German troops beat the combined British/ Belgium forces.
  15. 1929 Saturday: In Jerusalem, Palestinians attack Orthodox Jews in a melee.
  16. 1931 Monday: France and the Soviet Union sign a treaty of neutrality.
  17. 1932 Wednesday: Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to make a nonstop transcontinental flight across the United States.
  18. 1936 Monday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gives the FBI permission to begin investigating Fascists and communists.
  19. 1938 Wednesday: David Freiberg, future bassist, and vocalist with both the Quicksilver Messenger Service[i] and the Jefferson Starship[ii], was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on this date.  He also plays keyboards, the viola, and guitar.  Elsewhere, future bassist with (Frankie Valli) and the Four Seasons- Charles Calello- is born on this date.  He would perform with the group in 1965.
  20. 1939 Thursday: Germany and the USSR sign 10-year non-aggression treaty.  Unfortunately, for both countries, Adolf Hitler would violate that non-aggression treaty on June 21, 1941, when Operation Barbarossa launched.  The largest invasion in world history, 1.5 million Germans, Romanians, and Hungarians would swarm across the border.  Within a year of the invasion, Fascist Italy, Spain, and Croatia would join the fray.
  21. 1940 Saturday: During World War II, the Luftwaffe continues its nighttime bombing of London and its environs.
  22. 1943 Tuesday: Future lead guitarist of the San Francisco rock band, Quicksilver Messenger Service[iii], John Cipollina, is born in Berkeley, California, on this date.   Meanwhile, the Nazi government appoints Wilhelm Frick to become the Protector of Bohemia and Moravia on this date.  He would serve in this post until the end of World War II.  
  23. 1944 Thursday: French General Leclerc and his troops begin the liberation of Paris, France.
  24. 1945 Friday: Future saxophonist/vocalist with the Scottish rock band, Average White Band[iv]—Malcolm “Molly” Duncan—is born in Montrose, Scotland, UK on this date as is future member of Uriah Heep[v]— Ken Hensley (guitars/keyboards/vocals 1969-1980) who is born in Plumstead, Southeast London, on this date.
  25. 1946 Saturday: In Washington, D.C., the 66th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Clark McReynolds, Democrat, died on this date.  President Woodrow Wilson nominated McReynolds to fill the seat of Democrat Horace Harmon Lurton.  McReynolds served from August 29, 1914, to January 31,1941.
  26. 1947 Sunday: Jim Fox, future drummer of the James Gang[vi], is born in Cleveland, Ohio, on this date.  Meanwhile, in Farmington, West Virginia, future U.S. Senator Joe Manchin- a Democrat- is born.  Having served in various other political offices, Senator Manchin would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on November 15, 2010, representing his home state.
  27. 1949 Wednesday: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect.  The agreement between the signatory nations is that an attack upon one of them is an attack upon all of them. 
  28. 1950 Thursday: Operation Magic Carpet begins as Israel begins transporting 45,000 Yemeni Jews to their country.
  29. 1954 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Communist Control Act, thereby outlawing the U.S. Communist Party.
  30. 1955 Wednesday: In Syosset, New York, the 54th U.S. Attorney General William D. Mitchell died at age 80.  A Republican, he served under President Herbert Hoover from March 04, 1929, to March 04, 1933.
  31. 1959 Monday: Hiram Fong takes the oath of office as the first Chinese American senator while Daniel K. Inouye also takes the oath as the first Japanese American congressional representative, both from Hawaii.
  32. 1964 Monday: The first Roman Catholic Mass celebrated in English took place at Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis, Missouri.
  33. 1968 Saturday: France becomes the world’s fifth thermonuclear power as it explodes an atom bomb on Muruoa Island.
  34. 1972 Thursday: In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, future GOP senator representing the state of Indiana- Todd Young- is born on this date.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2017.
  35. 1978 Thursday: In Center Point, Texas, lead guitarist with the acid rock band from Texas—the 13th Floor Elevators[vii]—Stacy Sutherland loses his life on this date when his wife, Bunny, accidentally shoots him while others claim it was purposeful for infidelity.
  36. 1981 Monday: Mark David Chapman receives a sentence of 20 years-to-life for the murder of former Beatle[viii] John Lennon.  Meanwhile, American Charles Chapman is the first black to swim the English Channel.
  37. 1989 Thursday: Voyager 2 hurtles past the planet Neptune on the way to the edge of the Solar System.  Elsewhere, Baseball Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti banned Pete Rose from the game for betting on his own team, the Cincinnati Reds.
  38. 1990 Friday: During the crisis in the Persian Gulf, Iraqi troops surround the U.S. and other Western embassies.
  39. 1991 Saturday: The Ukraine declares independence from the crumbling Soviet Union.  Meanwhile, Mikhail S. Gorbachev resigns as head of the Communist Party of the USSR.
  40. 1992 Monday: Hurricane Andrew smashed into Florida, causing $30 billion in damage; the storm caused 43 deaths in the U.S.  Elsewhere, Communist China and South Korea established diplomatic relations on this date much to the shock of North Korea.
  41. 2003 Monday: The Justice Department reported the U.S. crime rate in 2002 was the lowest since studies began in 1973. 
  42. 2004 Wednesday: An independent commission said the blame for abuses at Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison lay mainly with the U.S. soldiers who ran the jail but said senior commanders and top-level Pentagon officials also bore responsibility for failed leadership and oversight.  Meanwhile, psychiatrist Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, who famously theorized that terminally ill patients go through five stages of grief, died in Scottsdale, Arizona, at age 78.
  43. 2006 Friday: The International Astronomical Union declared that Pluto was no longer a planet, demoting it to the status of a ‘dwarf planet.’
  44. 2007 Saturday: The NFL indefinitely suspended Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick without pay after he acknowledged in court papers that he had indeed bankrolled gambling on dogfighting and helped kill some dogs not worthy of the pit.  What a POS.
  45. 2009 Tuesday: All sales under the government’s Cash for Clunkers program ended, although car dealers were given more time to submit pending claims for reimbursement.
  46. 2010 Wednesday: In Mechanicsburg, Ohio, the 70th U.S. Attorney General William B. Saxbe died at age 90.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from January 04, 1974, to February 02, 1975, and then became U.S. ambassador to India.
  47. 2012 Friday: After his decision, not to context charges of doping by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, Lance Armstrong learns the organization has banned him for life and recommended he be stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles.
  48. 2013 Saturday: The United States commemorates the 50th anniversary of the “I have a Dream” speech by Martin Luther King, Jr.
  49. 2014 Sunday: A 6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes near the California town of Napa and although 87 people suffered injuries, the authorities reported no deaths.  Elsewhere, Peter Theo Curtis, an American freelance journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria, was released less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic militants, the kinds of murderous scumbags that in 2019 freshmen Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar defend.
  50. 2015 Monday: Due to concerns about a possible economic downturn in Communist China, stock markets around the world respond by suffering huge drops.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average drops 1,000 points and closes at 588 while the Shanghai closes down 8.5-percent.   Elsewhere, Facebook boss man Mark Zuckerberg announces that for the first time in the social media ap’s brief history, one billion people have logged on.  Watch out what they are doing with your data, folks.               
  51. 2016 Wednesday: In ever-volatile Italy- geologically speaking- a 6.2-magnitude earthquake slams central Italy, northeast of Rome, claiming the lives of 268 people and injuring another 400. 
  52. 2017 Thursday: In Massachusetts, Mavis Wanczyk wins the largest-ever U.S. Powerball jackpot, a whopping $758.7 million.  Absolutely amazing.   Meanwhile, in Boise, Idaho, the former 42nd U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Cecil B. Andrus died at age 85.  A Democrat, Secretary Andrus served under President Jimmy Carter from January 23, 1977, to January 20, 1981.
  53. 2018 Friday: Aerosmith’s prick lead singer, Steven Tyler sends President Donald J. Trump a cease-and-desist order demanding the 45th president stop using the band’s music at his rallies.  Come on, Steven, WTF is wrong with you?
  54. 2019 Saturday: Following much international condemnation for the amount of destruction raging in the Brazilian rainforest as well as the loss of life, President Jair Bolsonaro mobilizes the military and sends them to aid firefighters seeking to quell the out-of-control wildfires.   Elsewhere, Britain’s Prince Andrew says he ‘had no knowledge of his good friend Jeffrey Epstein’s human trafficking endeavors or that he had sex with underage women at various Epstein properties.’  Okay.
  55. 2020 Monday: Democratic presidential nominee, “Pro-China Joe” Biden announces (what a joke) ‘NO NEW TAXES ON ANYONE MAKING BELOW $400,000 IN ANNUAL INCOME.’  Okay, Joe, okay- we shall see.  You cannot raise taxes by $4-6 TRILLION DOLLARS without going after everyone- including the bottom 50-percent that pay some or no taxes.  It is mathematically impossible.  Next, highly unpopular, former U.S. senator from Arizona, Jeff Flake, announces he is joining the “GOP Anti-Trump cabal.”  Good for you, loser, we wouldn’t have it any other way.  After that, tropical storm Marco begins to weaken but tropical storm Laura is surging on its heels, expected to hit the Texas-Louisiana coastline sometime this week.   Meanwhile, U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy takes questions from House Democrats today.   Elsewhere, we learn that recent storms that tore through Iowa left 14 million acres and 60,000 homes destroyed.  Finally, President Trump and the FDA announce emergency authorization for the use of convalescent plasma treatments for those afflicted by the Wuhan Flu and in dire need of help.    
  56. 2020 Monday A: Liberty University head Jerry Falwell Jr. announces he is stepping down today from both his ministry and the university due to his wife having had a long-time affair with the pool boy.  How flipping sad is that.  It has also been said that Reverend Falwell has not always been true to his wife.  We will see where this goes.  Elsewhere, medical authorities in Germany announce it does indeed appear that well-known critic of Vladimir Putin- Alexei Navalny- was indeed poisoned by a nerve agent.  At first Russia would not let him leave the country but the Germans were able to obtain an exit for him so they could treat him.  We know this Putin had a hand in this outrage and German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Moscow they better figure out what happened to Mr. Navalny.  
  57. 2020 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 23,424,844 confirmed cases, +145,398, 808,716 confirmed deaths, +2,594, and 15,150,716 confirmed recoveries, +172,121.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 5,793,461 confirmed cases, UP by 40,679 new cases, 179,321 confirmed deaths, UP by 637 new deaths, and 2,947,272 confirmed recoveries, UP by 15,246 new recoveries.   
  58. 2020 Monday C: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 668,615 confirmed cases, 12,152 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 6,600 confirmed cases, 47 confirmed deaths, and 2,143 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 71,125 confirmed cases, 1,863 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  59. 2020 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 28,308.46, UP 378.13 points (+1.35%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,799.72, UP 67.92 points (+0.60%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,431.28, UP 34.12 points (+1.00%).  Currently, GOLD is at $1,937.70 per troy oz., DOWN -1.90 (-0.10%), SILVER is at $26.63 per troy oz., UP 0.023 (+0.19%), PLATINUM $923.90 per troy oz. DOWN -0.60 (-0.60%), and COPPER is at $2.93 # +0.00 (+0.00%).  Light Sweet Crude Oil is 42.43, DOWN -0.19 (-0.45%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.92 Chi-Com yuan.  In contrast, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros.
  60. 2020 Monday E: Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers calls out the National Guard to Kenosha following a police shooting of a black suspect, 29-year-old Jacob Blake by a white police officer following a domestic violence incident on Sunday night.  At this time, the situation remains murky but what seems to be clear is that as Mr. Blake sought to enter his vehicle and leave the scene as the cops told him to stay led to his being shot seven times in the back as he tried to enter his car.  At this time, Mr. Blake is in intensive care, and we hope that he lives but what is clear is that 125 members of the Wisconsin National Guard will be on scene in Kenosha tonight guarding infrastructure and maintaining the peace.  
  61. 2020 Monday F: Chi-Com ‘social media’ ap TikTok launches a lawsuit against the Trump administration for having issued an executive order forcing the ‘ap’ to shed its Chi-Com masters and to become American-owned.  We shall see where that goes.  Tonight, is the first night of the RNC National Convention in various cities around the country.  Speakers tonight include Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-FL, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-OH, Donald J. Trump Jr., former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel, State Representative Vernon Jones, D-GA, U.S. Army Nurse Johnson Ford, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump 2020 fundraiser, Charlie Kirk, Turning Point USA founder, and Kim Klacik, GOP candidate in Baltimore.   Also speaking are Mark and Patricia McCloskey, Republican lawyers from St. Louis, MO, Sean Parnell, GOP congressional candidate in Pennsylvania, Andrew Pollack, father of Meadow Pollack, slain in 2018 Parkland, Florida, high school shooting on Valentine’s Day, and Tanya Weinreis, a coffee shop owner in Montana who received a loan from the Paycheck Protection Program with which to keep her business open during the Xi Jinping Bat Flu pandemic.   Herschel Walker, former NFL great and friend of the president for 38 years, spoke as well as Natalie Harp, a cancer survivor and right-to-try advocate who with help from President Donald J. Trump was able to survive a medical error and subsequent bone cancer.
  62. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 213,947,261 confirmed cases, +673,309, 4,463,914 confirmed deaths, +10,882 and 191,437,838 confirmed recoveries, +632,130.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 38,965,993 confirmed cases, UP 152,444 from yesterday’s reporting, 648,126 confirmed deaths, UP 1,463, [ix] and 30,620,660 confirmed recoveries, UP 55,914.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  63. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 329,538 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 74,540 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 2021 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,266,665 confirmed cases, 65,248 confirmed deaths, and 2,240,765 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,149,537 confirmed cases, 42,722 confirmed deaths, and 2,327,727 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 57,235 confirmed cases, 565 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 541,822 confirmed cases, 6,477 confirmed deaths, and 242,388 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Montana: they have 123,674 confirmed cases, 1,768 confirmed deaths, and 118,007 confirmed recoveries. [xi]   
  65. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,011,223 confirmed cases, 6,880 confirmed deaths, and 926,075 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Turks and Caicos, 190th country on the list: 2,613 cases of the virus, 20 confirmed deaths and 2,503 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  66. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,366.26, UP 30.55 points (+0.086%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,019.80, UP 77.15 points (+0.52%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,486.23, UP 6.70 points (+0.15%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $67.45 per barrel, -0.12 (-0.16%).  The price of GOLD is $1,798.40 per troy oz., -10.20 (-0.56%) while the price of SILVER is $23.77 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.50%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,005.50 per troy oz, -4.70 (-0.47%) while the price of COPPER is $4.25 per pound, -0.00 (-0.09%). [xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,463.75 per troy oz, -10.21 (-0.41%). [xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $17,000.00 per troy oz., -800.00 (-4.49%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,605.25 per troy oz., +6.75 (+0.26%).  [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.21.     In Swiss Franc, one greenback equals 0.91 and in Syrian Pound, a buck equal 2,511.00 and in Taiwan Dollar, one dollar equals 27.93 of theirs. [xvi]        
  67. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.390 per gallon, $2.967 in Florida, $4.070 in Hawaii, and $3.903 in Washington state. [xvii]    Let us look at one other location- South Carolina: $2.857.  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- Jordan: $5.713 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,680,230,282,148 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after South Korea, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Canada with $120 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2021 Tuesday F: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News– Former Department of Homeland Security Director Jeh Johnson said something even a kindergartner knows: that Afghanistan could become a breeding ground for terrorists.  You think?  Next- and this is crazy- Joe Biden’s handpicked CIA Director William Burns met with the Taliban in Kabul this morning.  WTF?  In other news regarding the collapse in Afghanistan, Rep. Glenn Grothman, R-WI 6th congressional district, says it appears that the Taliban is ‘having fun with Joe Biden.’  (Note- the Taliban has come a long way, folks, and is adept at using social media to get their messages across).
  69. 2021 Tuesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Greetings, folks.  As much as it upsets our stomach to continually point out the deficiencies of the loser some claim is the ‘vice president,’ we are compelled to do it anyway.  Today is Day No. 153 since Joe Biden made “Kooky Kamala” Harris the so-called ‘border czar’ and Day No. 60 since her sole visit to the U.S.-Mexico border.  What can we say other than the fact that this woman is a complete loser?  It is what it is.  Next, here are the numbers for the illegal alien invasion along the southern border and across the United States as presented by One America News.  First, here is the cost of caring for these frigging illegal alien losers for just this day: $614,878,400.  Second, here is the cost of caring for these maggots for this year: $258,149,171,200.  Third, here is the number of illegals who have swarmed into our country just this frigging year: 2,645,822.  Fourth and final, here are the numbers- conservative ones, we assure you, of the number of illegals roaming across the United States as we speak: 36,645,820.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Unfortunately for Joe Biden, the U.S. Supreme Court told him he must restore the “Remain in Mexico” Policy enacted by President Donald J. Trump.
  70. 2021 Tuesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been overseas visiting Singapore.  Wow.  The Singaporeans should have asked for someone better to visit them but there is no one of any worth in the regime to go overseas.  Still, they claim “Kooky Kamala” Harris was slow going to her second stop in Vietnam out of fear of the Havana Syndrome.
  71. 2021 Tuesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Following the Food and Drug Administration giving the Pfizer Xi Jinping Bat Flu its full approval, senile old Joe Biden is urging ALL Americans to rush out and get vaccinated with this crap.  F**k him.  Elsewhere, as Hawaii continues combatting the Chi-Com Wuhan Flu Virus, Governor David Ige, Democrat, is urging ALL tourists to stay away from the popular vacation spot.
  72. 2021 Tuesday J: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow The Money) News– (1) Pfizer $48.38 (2) AstraZeneca $58.52 (3) Johnson & Johnson $175.39 (4) BioNTech $368.20 (5) Moderna $394.94.
  73. 2021 Tuesday K: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow The Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $85.43 (2) General Dynamics: $198.92 (3) Boeing: $221.31 (4) Lockheed Martin: $359.00 (5) Northrup-Grumman: $362.66.
  74. 2021 Tuesday L: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– Charlie Watts- famed drummer of the Rolling Stones died today at age 80 in London, England.  God bless you, Charlie, we suspect that both Brian Jones and Ian Stewart were there to guide you to the other side.  In other news, Brian Travers, vocalist and saxophonist with the British reggae band, UB40, died today at age 62.
  75. 2021 Tuesday M: New York State News– In the Empire State, Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul became Governor Kathy Hochul, the first female governor of the state of New York today once she placed her hand atop the Holy Bible and recited the oath of office.  Meanwhile, outbound Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov (well, ex-gov) is still talking crap about what has befallen him.  He said the ‘sexual harassment charges against him are a political firecracker.’  Sadly, the Emmy he won last year for reporting COVID-19 updates was snatched away from him today.  Loser.
  76. 2021 Tuesday N: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1688 what with a $270 million jackpot on the line: 17, 18, 26, 52, 67, and Mega 19.  Out of 93,473 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $1,001,371.  The winning ticket was sold at Fastrip Food Store in La Puente, CA 91744.
  77. 2022 Wednesday: BIG ELECTIONS yesterday.  Things continue worsening for the Democrats which is why they continue leaking what they consider to be little tidbits of damaging information with which to bring down President Donald J. Trump.  Can someone please tell them it’s making our resolve even stronger?  Oh, another $3 billion going to Ukraine?  What the heck?  Is the Biden crime family getting kickbacks from every nickel of U.S. public monies they send to Kyiv?  Wouldn’t surprise any of us…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0931 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Avocets 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.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

Following the release of “Pacific Ocean Blue”- Dennis Wilson’s first solo album, he began work on his follow-up, “Bambu.”  Sadly for him and for his myriad fans, Dennis drowned at the bottom of Marina Del Ray following a drinking binge and an emotional relapse regarding his ex-wife that caused him to leap into the shallow waters.  He never came up to the horror of friends and family as well as his fans.  The Caribou label cobbled together music from the sessions that would have led to the release of “Bambu” and added some additional material, enough of which to provide music for a two LP vinyl set.  We hope you will investigate this one to your heart’s content and if you think it’s a worthy addition to your growing collection of sun-fun music, please add it to your overwhelmed music shelves.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] We presented the music of Quicksilver Messenger Service on two unique occasions.  The first commenced on Friday, 25-March-2011 through Monday, 04-April-2011.  The second cycle with newer albums began on Tuesday, 20-August-2013 through Monday, 02-September-2013.  We hope you will check the albums out by visiting whatever site you do for nothing but the absolute best in rock music.

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

[iii] See Footnote i.

[iv] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Average White Band but hope to do it at some point within the next 25 years.  Stick with us as you will be among the first to know.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

221. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, AUGUST 09, 2022

2020 Sunday C: In Chicago, after false reports of the Chicago PD executing a young black man in the streets, mobs rush out and begin attacking upscale stores and neighborhoods along the ‘Magnificent Mile,’ beating, burning, rioting, and looting like a bunch of lunatics. The following day, Mayor Lori Lightfoot would berate her citizens but what does it matter? Nothing changes.

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221. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, AUGUST 09, 2022:

Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford; U.S. Acting Secretary of Transportation Mortimer L. Downey; Senator Roger Marshall; the Grateful Dead featuring Jerry Garcia, Heavyweight Boxing Champion Ken Norton Sr., the Pretty Things featuring Viv Prince, and Wings:

  1. 378 Wednesday: At the Battle of Adrianople, the Visigoth cavalry destroys a Roman army.
  2. 1048 Wednesday: The reign of the 151st Roman Catholic Pope Damasus II ends on this date.  He became pontiff 23 days earlier on July 17, 1048 and served until today.
  3. 1378 Sunday: The Cardinals of the Catholic Church declare Pope Urban VI to be ‘unlawful,’ the ‘Antichrist,’ and the ‘devil.’
  4. 1471 Wednesday: The 212th Roman Catholic Pope Sixtus IV begins on this date.  He would serve as the Vicar of Christ from today until August 12, 1484.
  5. 1673 Wednesday: The Dutch recapture New York from the British; the British retake the city a year later.
  6. 1790 Monday: After a three-year journey, the USS Columbia, the first ship to carry the U.S. flag around the world returns to homeport in Boston.
  7. 1803 Tuesday: The first horses arrive in the Hawaiian Islands.
  8. 1831 Tuesday: The first steam locomotive began its inaugural trip between Schenectady and Albany, New York.
  9. 1842 Tuesday: The U.S. and Canada signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty, which solved a border dispute.
  10. 1848 Wednesday: Martin Van Buren won nomination for president of the Free-Soil Party in Buffalo, New York.
  11. 1849 Thursday: Austria and Russia crush the Hungarian Republic.
  12. 1854 Wednesday: Henry David Thoreau published “Walden.”
  13. 1859 Tuesday: Nathan Ames patented the escalator.
  14. 1892 Tuesday: Thomas Edison received a patent for a two-way telegraph.
  15. 1902 Saturday: Edward VII was crowned king of Britain following the death of his mother, Queen Victoria.
  16. 1905 Wednesday: Mistaking her husband for a burglar, Ty Cobb’s mother kills her husband.
  17. 1910 Tuesday: A.J. Fisher received a patent for the electric washing machine.
  18. 1930 Saturday: Betty Boop had her beginning in “Dizzy Dishes” created by Max Fleischer.
  19. 1936 Sunday: Jesse Owens won his fourth gold medal at the Berlin Olympics as the United States took first place in the 400-meter relay.  Meanwhile, in Springfield, Massachusetts, future 13.1st Acting U.S. Transportation Secretary Mortimer L. Downey is born.  A future Democrat, Acting Secretary Downey would serve under President George W. Bush from January 20, 2001, to January 25, 2001.
  20. 1941 Saturday: Prime Minister Winston Churchill reaches Newfoundland en route to speak with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.  Meanwhile, in Loughborough, United Kingdom, future drummer with the rock band, the Pretty Things[i]– Viv Prince- is born.
  21. 1942 Sunday: Britain arrested Indian nationalist Mohandas K. Gandhi; the authorities released him in 1944.
  22. 1943 Monday: Ken Norton, Sr., famed heavyweight boxing champion, was born on this date in Jacksonville, Illinois.  He would go on to amass a professional record of fifty fights, forty-two wins (33 KOS), seven losses, and one draw.  He would go on to hold the NABF and WBC titles at various times over his career and fight all the big names including Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Earnie Shavers, Jimmy Young, and Larry Holmes, among others.  
  23. 1944 Wednesday: Two-hundred-and-fifty-eight African American sailors based at Port Chicago, California, refused to load a munitions ship following an explosion on another ship that killed 320 men, many of them black.  Later, fifty of the men suffered conviction for mutiny and received varying prison sentences.  Elsewhere, the Forest Service and Wartime Advertising Council created “Smokey the Bear.”
  24. 1945 Thursday: Three days after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, the United States exploded another nuclear device over Nagasaki, killing an estimated 74,000 people.
  25. 1960 Tuesday: A race riot breaks out in Jacksonville, Florida.  Meanwhile, future U.S. Senator Roger Marshall is born in El Dorado, Kansas.  A future Republican, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2021, representing his home state. 
  26. 1961 Wednesday: James B. Parsons is the first black appointed to a Federal District Court bench.
  27. 1965 Monday: Singapore gains independence from Malaysia, a national day.
  28. 1967 Wednesday: During the Biafran War, the Biafran army launches a major offensive against Nigerian troops.
  29. 1969 Saturday: The LAPD discovered actress Sharon Tate and four other people brutally slain at Tate’s Los Angeles home; a jury found cult leader Charles Manson and a group of his followers guilty of the crimes and to this day they remain in prison- the ones who are still alive that is.
  30. 1973 Thursday: The U.S. Senate committee investigating the Watergate affair filed suit against President Richard M. Nixon.   Meanwhile, Paul McCartney’s solo band, Wings, loses two members: guitarist Danny McCullough and drummer Denny Seiwell.
  31. 1974 Friday: Vice President Gerald R. Ford became the nation’s 38th chief executive as President Richard M. Nixon’s resignation took effect.  President Ford would become the first American president NOT to win election directly to the office. 
  32. 1975 Saturday: The New Orleans Superdome officially opened for business when the Saints played the Houston Oilers in an exhibition NFL game.
  33. 1981 Sunday: Major League Baseball teams resumed play after the first mid-season players’ strike.
  34. 1982 Monday: A federal judge ordered John W. Hinckley Jr., whom a jury had acquitted of shooting President Ronald Reagan and three others by reason of insanity, committed to a mental hospital.  Do you believe that if this same POS had tried to assassinate Barack Hussein Obama that the Democrats would have been content with an outcome such as this?
  35. 1985 Friday: A federal jury found Arthur J. Walker, a retired Navy officer, guilty of seven counts of spying for the Soviet Union.  Sentenced to life, the disgraced Navy officer died in prison in 2014 at age 79.
  36. 1988 Tuesday: The Edmonton Oilers trade Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings for $15-20 million.  Meanwhile, President Ronald Reagan nominated Lauro Cavazos to be secretary of education; Cavazos became the first Hispanic to serve in the Cabinet.
  37. 1990 Thursday: The leaders of 12 Arab states agree to send Pan-Arab troops to defend Saudi Arabia from Saddam Hussein’s invasion of neighboring Kuwait.
  38. 1995 Wednesday: Jerry Garcia, lead guitarist and one of the singers of the rock group, the Grateful Dead[ii], died in Forest Knolls, California, of a heart attack at age 53.  
  39. 1996 Friday: Boris Yeltsin took the oath of office as president of Russia for the second time.
  40. 2001 Thursday: U.S. President George W. Bush announced he would support federal funding for limited medical research on embryonic stem cells.
  41. 2004 Monday: Trump Hotel and Casino Resorts announced plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  Meanwhile, Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols, addressing a court for the first time, asked victims for forgiveness as a judge sentenced him to 161 consecutive life sentences.
  42. 2010 Monday: South Korea claims that North Korea fired over one hundred artillery rounds into the Sea of Japan (East Sea), igniting increased tensions all along the Korean Peninsula.
  43. 2011 Tuesday: The Federal Reserve announces that it will keep interest rates at exceptionally low rates through 2013.
  44. 2012 Thursday: Mexico’s state of Veracruz, suffers a natural disaster when Hurricane Ernesto hits the region, killing at least three people.
  45. 2013 Friday: The U.S. State Department evacuates staff from the U.S. Consulate in Pakistan due to terrorist threats; it relocates its people to Islamabad and its embassy.
  46. 2014 Saturday: After a run-in with police officer Darren Wilson, Michael “Gentle Giant” Brown- the young man looking forward to his first year of college in the fall- finds himself dead in the street.  Brown’s friend tries claims his friend did nothing to earn such an ignominious fate but other witnesses say the crazed youth attacked the officer in the squad car, tried to take his gun, and got shot in the process.  Ah, well, to be expected, residents of Ferguson, Missouri, call for an FBI investigation of the shooting.  President Barack Hussein Obama throws gasoline on the fire as he always does by intimating RACISM was a factor.  STFU.
  47. 2015 Sunday: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe continues to assert his nation’s goal of a world free of nuclear weapons as the second city to suffer atomic bombing during World War II, Nagasaki, commemorates its 70th anniversary of the drop.   
  48. 2016 Tuesday: Former CIA officer Evan McMullin says he will make a third-party presidential run; it goes nowhere since it was a bunch of malarkeys.    Elsewhere, 50 Republican national security officials declare Donald Trump as ‘unfit to hold the office of the presidency.’  Finally, today is the second anniversary of a white police officer killing Michael Brown in self-defense. 
  49. 2017 Wednesday: Anti-Donald Trump morons blow up a massive inflatable chicken made to look like the president and put it in place outside the White House.  Oooh, bet you all feel really good.   Meanwhile, the overweight ruler of North Korea says he plans to ‘light up the U.S. territory of Guam with nuclear missiles due to increasing disharmony between the United States and his backwards POS nation.  We are so-o-o scared, Mr. Dictator.
  50. 2018 Thursday: The Argentine Senate rejects a bill that would legalize abortion within the first 14 weeks.  Good for you!   Meanwhile, in the Sada Province of Yemen, Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit a school bus carrying Houthi kids, killing at least forty-three of them and wounding numerous others. 
  51. 2019 Friday: Torrential rains and mudslides in the state of Mon, Myanmar, kill fifty-nine outright and injure countless others with another 80,000 seeking emergency shelter.
  52. 2020 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- the Beijing Bat Flu, the one Xi Jinping sent to the rest of the world, continues trashing the world as the escapee from the Wuhan Institute of Virology continues taking names and calling numbers.  Here are the stats for the globe for today: 19,734,428 confirmed cases, UP 253,098 cases, 728,612 confirmed deaths, UP 5,013, and 12,001,537 confirmed recoveries, UP 199,690.  In the United States, here are the stats for today: 5,121,401 confirmed cases, UP 45,546, 164,621 confirmed deaths, UP 658, and 2,498,579 confirmed recoveries, UP 11,609.  The question is, WHEN are the Chi-Coms going to pay the GIGANTIC PRICE for their crimes?
  53. 2020 Sunday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington state- here are the stats, Golden State first: 554,160 confirmed cases, 10,293 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 3,346 confirmed cases, thirty-one confirmed deaths, and 1,511 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 66,523 confirmed cases, 1,688 confirmed deaths, and like other mostly BLUE locales, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  For the heck of it, let us look at Alabama.  Here are their numbers: 100.173 confirmed cases, 1,755 confirmed deaths, but like many other states, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us hope there is light at the end of the tunnel…
  54. 2020 Sunday B: People still await the VP pick of “Pro-China Joe” Biden.  We hope to hear it soon but speculation abounds about two things: is it possible that whomever the former VP chooses to be his number two will be such a bottom-level loser such as Stacey Abrams or Gretchen Whitmer because no one of substance wishes to be on a doomed ticket or could what Chef Cheryl will write about in tomorrow’s blog post- Monday, August 10, 2020- could we see a NEW Obama-Biden ticket, one in which, Michelle Obama will be at the top and Dr. Jill Biden at the bottom?  Think about it.  Be sure to read tomorrow’s blog post.
  55. 2020 Sunday C: In Chicago, after false reports of the Chicago PD executing a young black man in the streets, mobs rush out and begin attacking upscale stores and neighborhoods along the ‘Magnificent Mile,’ beating, burning, rioting, and looting like a bunch of lunatics.  The following day, Mayor Lori Lightfoot would berate her citizens but what does it matter?  Nothing changes.  Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., a mass shooting occurs between black citizens leaving one dead and another twenty injured in varying degrees.  Mainstream media remained mum on both incidents, but Tucker Carlson at Fox News had the balls to both report it the following day and show video of the incidents.  Meanwhile, in Portland, Oregon, rioting lunatics assault an elderly woman simply because she forgot to wear her mask in public.  Time to start whacking and stacking, folks.  Gun sales continue going UP!
  56. 2020 Sunday D: Speaking of guns, a tragedy occurs in Wilson, North Carolina, as a man named Darius Sessoms, 25-years-old, walked across their street and shot his five-year-old neighbor, Cannon Hinnant, in the head as he rode his bicycle in front of his home.  The child was white while the shooter was black.  Sadly, the news media has done its best to let this story go unreported.  Go figure.  Police are investigating but said the ‘shooting was not random.’  
  57. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 204,098,545 confirmed cases, +654,388, 4,315,487 confirmed deaths, +8,100 and 183,276,380 confirmed recoveries, +534,294.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,780,461 confirmed cases, UP 237,123 from yesterday’s reporting, 633,798 confirmed deaths, UP 337, [iii] and 29,922,841 confirmed recoveries, UP 63,779.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [iv]  
  58. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 315,011 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 89,067 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  59. 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: 4,062,369 confirmed cases, 64,797 confirmed deaths, and 2,124,938 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,827,450 confirmed cases, 39,934 confirmed deaths, and 2,306,339 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 46,940 confirmed cases, 543 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 496,673 confirmed cases, 6,218 confirmed deaths, and 232,455 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Maryland: they have 474,555 confirmed cases, 9,861 confirmed deaths, and 11,141 confirmed recoveries. [v]    
  60. 2021 Monday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 906,405 confirmed cases, 6,559 confirmed deaths, and 865,743 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Niger, 174th country on the list: 5,687 cases of the virus, 196 confirmed deaths and 5,401 confirmed recoveries. [vi]     
  61. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,101.85, DOWN 106.66 points (-0.30%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,860.18, UP 24.41 points (+0.16%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,432.35, DOWN 4.17 points (-0.094%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.67 per barrel, +0.13 (+0.20%).  The price of GOLD is $1,735.20 per troy oz., +8.80 (+0.51%) while the price of SILVER is $23.52 per troy ounce, +0.25 (+1.08%).  The price of PLATINUM is $973.30 per troy oz, +2.40 (+0.25%) while the price of COPPER is $4.30 per pound, +0.01 (+0.21%). [vii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,605.92 per troy oz, +4.57 (+0.18%). [viii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,554.00 per troy oz., -19.25 (-0.75%).  [ix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000022.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.06.     In Mongolian Tughrik, one greenback equals 2,820.00 and in Moroccan Dirham, a buck equal 8.97 and in Mozambican Metical, one dollar equals 63.00 of theirs. [x]        
  62. 2021 Monday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE FOUR STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.390 per gallon, $3.022 in Florida, $4.083 in Hawaii, and $3.873 in Washington state. [xi]    Let’s look at one other location- Mississippi: $2.792.  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- Bosnia and Herzegovina: $5.078 per U.S. Gallon.[xii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,618,816,777,129 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xiii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after the Chi-Coms, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is United Kingdom with $440 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  63. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– As you know, the AICPENDBLOG.COM tracks the movements of our ‘Johnny on the spot’ ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris.  By our count, today is her 139th day overseeing the U.S.-Mexico border and her 45th day since he sole visit to quietest part of the border, the El Paso Sector.  When will she begin doing the job to which senile Joe Biden appointed her to do? [xiv]   Here are the daily figures for the border calamity as compiled by One America News.  First, here is the cost for just this day: $507,711,936.  Second, here is the cost of caring for the border invaders for the year so far: $241,603,657,728.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal alien invaders for the year so far: 2,476,244.  Fourth and final, here is the conservative estimate for the numbers of illegal aliens lurking within the United States as we speak: 36,476,244. [xv]  (Note- since this blog’s inception back in July 2009, we estimated the numbers of illegal aliens lurking within the country somewhere around 35-50 million back then whereas now, we believe the numbers are closer to 75-100 million which is not good, folks.  The Western Roman Empire imploded because of its (1) inability to control its borders (2) endless wars (3) constant political strife and intrigue and (4) normalizing aberrant behavior such as homosexuality, pedophilia, and other forms of immoral perversion.  The collapse of the Western Roman Empire led to 1,000 years of Darkness, the Dark Ages.  We must save our country and the Western World by stopping the barbarians).
  64. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– As things along the southern border continue getting out of hand along the border and across the country, the Biden regime is taking increased heat as to its lack of transparency as to where they are dumping the more than two million illegal aliens around the country.  Sadly, critics such as Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-TX 28th congressional district, are facing pushback from progressives that want NO separation with their crazy border policies and legitimate concern over the border invasion.
  65. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett calls on Lebanon to take ‘responsibility’ for the rocket fire coming out of the southern part of their country and into Israel.  We know Hezbollah is the one firing the missiles which is why the civilized world must exterminate the Untermensch.  In other news, eight hundred mixed Israeli and Palestinian families are calling for unification following the lapse of a law.  Meanwhile, the U.S. is preparing to slap Belarus with a new round of sanctions.   Finally, Israel’s diaspora President Nachman Shai says that ‘IF we lose the United States, things are going to get bad for the Jewish people.’  
  66. 2021 Monday I: Foreign News-Overseas News II– The Centers for Disease Control are urging Americans NOT to travel to Israel, France, or Thailand due to increasing COVID-19 cases.  Meanwhile, Australian troops are going door to door Downunder to make sure that EVERYONE is home and is not out violating the stay-at-home orders.  WTF?  Concerned citizens are warning the same BS could soon come to American shores. 
  67. 2021 Monday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– As the Biden regime continues the drumbeat that ‘everyone must be vaccinated, everyone must be vaccinated (or face ostracization from society’), the Centers for Disease Control claims there’s ‘limited evidence that people recovered from the Xi Jinping Bat Flu require vaccinations or that antibodies protect them from ALL variants.’  Speaking of Xi Jinping, noted author Gordon Chang says that ‘Xi’s actions show the deliberate spread of COVID-19 across the world.’  Elsewhere, the dean of the Brown University of Public Health- Dr. Ashish Jha- says that ‘people must try to understand vaccine-hesitant Americans rather than vilifying them.’  Dr. Scott Gottlieb says ‘leave COVID-19 response up to local communities rather than issuing blanket rulings.’  Finally, Christian Whiton says that ‘IF the lab leak theory is proven true, the Chi-Coms owe the world $35 trillion in damages and lost lives.’  Amen.
  68. 2021 Monday K: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says that Democrats want a ‘permanent pandemic’ because they loathe giving up power and want to make people more dependent upon the federal government.   Next, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten is demanding vaccine mandates for ALL schools or else, she will not authorize the reopening of schools.  U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona says the ‘nation stands at a fork in the road when it comes to vaccine and mask mandates and the reopening of schools.’  Meanwhile, the Pentagon is ordering that ALL active-duty personnel hold out his or her arms for a jab by September 15 or else.  (Note- could be loads of courts martial). 
  69. 2021 Monday L: Health and Medical Alerts– Former President Barack Hussein Obama continues taking heat for his sixtieth birthday party over the weekend due to NO precautions against COVID-19 (because leaked film shows it as such) while Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci is blasting ONLY the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota while giving both Obama and the Lollapalooza Music Festival big passes.  Speaking of Obama’s birthday party, critics were slamming a New York Times reporter for seemingly giving the Obamas a pass because they are ‘sophisticated vaccinated people’ while the little people are nothing more than ignorant mopes.  Regarding the vaccines, pollster Frank Luntz says the ‘divide over vaccines is now a massive political chasm.’
  70. 2021 Monday M: Miscellaneous News I– Small towns across the United States are offering remote workers up to $20,000 to relocate to their towns.
  71. 2021 Monday N: Economic News– Job openings during July hit a record 10.1 million.  Sadly, way too many people are sitting at home, squirting out bastard children, smoking the crack pipe, breaking into their neighbors’ homes, or joining mobs when they should be either on the job or seeking one. 
  72. 2021 Monday O: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News I– Freshly back from parental leave, Chicago Police Department Officer Ella French lost her life during a routine traffic stop after a punk she pulled over shot her in the face.  Chicago Mayor Lori “Frog Face” Lightfoot blamed everyone and everything else instead of her failed policies for this tragic loss of life.  Calls continue growing for this pathetic POS governor, a person who could never find a man even if her life depended upon it to resign and to do so now.  Law enforcement turned their backs on this corrupt mayor.  Speaking of Chicago, in a 10-hour span over the weekend, criminals shot seventy-three people killing eleven of them.  William Kelly told Newsmax that ‘Frog-Face’s’ comments on the shooting of Officer French were despicable.  Officer French was the first Windy City officer killed since 1987.  Finally, Cleveland, Ohio, activists are pressing for the formation of the toughest police department oversight committee in the entire nation.  NOT good.
  73. 2021 Monday O: Human-Caused Disaster News– Report: apparently, the condominium that collapsed in Surfside, Florida was not built to code.  However, the age of the building, who were the original builders, the Trafficante Mob?  Good luck with getting restitution out of them.
  74. 2021 Monday Q: Natural Disasters News– The Dixie Fire is the largest wildfire in California history what with the destruction of more than 463,000 acres, the leveling of the historic mining town of Greenville, and at least eight people missing, five of them from Greenville.  This crap occurs every summer and fall in California and it is because Democrat control has done nothing about maintaining the forests, building new water infrastructure (in fact, they are tearing down dams), or working with PG&E to help them put transmission lines underground instead of forcing them to go ‘GREEN’ within the next few years.  Shame on them.
  75. 2021 Monday R: NASA, Space, and UFO News– Government has bestowed upon a Harvard professor $1.8 million to study UFOs.  Sounds like the money-go-round to us, folks.
  76. 2021 Monday S: Fake News I– We learned today that CNN’s Chris “Fraido” Cuomo has been barred by management from discussing the problems of his perverted brother, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov,” after already advising big brother on how to combat the calls for his resignation from office.
  77. 2021 Monday T: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump is calling on the Biden regime to restart construction on the southern border wall.  We seriously doubt that enfeebled old Joe Biden will pay any heed to this sage advice.  Meanwhile, as the Dems continue the back-slapping glee over forcing through the ‘infrastructure bill’ to the floor for a full vote, President Trump slams the Trojan horse of a bill as being the beginning of the “Green New Deal,” a fascist takeover of the country by the Democrats hidden by the disguise of impending doom via Climate Change, Global Warming, and Extreme Weather.  Amen, Mr. President, amen.  Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says of the Dems’ $1.3 trillion infrastructure bill that it is a ‘gateway to socialism.’
  78. 2021 Monday U: New York State News– Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul, Democrat from upstate New York, is preparing to become governor if current office-holder Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov resigns over his growing scandals or either through impeachment or via arrest for the crimes of which he has been accused removes the cretin from office,   Here are the names of the eleven women accusing him of wrongdoing: (1) Lindsey Boylan (2) Charlotte Bennett (3) Ana Liss (4) Alyssa McGrath (5) Anna Ruch (6) Karen Hinton (7) Virginia Limmiatis (8) Jessica Bakeman (9) Sherry Vill (10) Valerie Bauman and (11) Brittany Commisso[xvi].  (Note- one thing that jumps out at us at the AICPENDBLOG.COM is that Governor “Killer” Cuomo must be a racist because all these women are WHITE.  Wow.  Regarding Cuomo, Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-NY 22nd congressional district, told Newsmax that ‘it’s over for Cuomo as he’s NO Bill Clinton.’
  79. 2021 Monday V: Texas State News– Crybaby sniveling fugitive Democrats from the Lone Star State are suing Governor Greg Abbott, Republican, for having ‘forced them to flee the state so they could not do their jobs.’  Talk about deflection.  Still, a Texas judge blocked the dragnet Austin planned to launch against these recalcitrant, wayward scumbags who fled more than a month ago via private jets with plenty of light beer with which to numb their fears to hide out in Washington, D.C.  One of them- a Madea-look-alike- had the nerve to sign “We shall overcome” upon first arriving in the District of Columbia.  The judge said that going after these brave Democrats would violate their civil rights. [xvii]
  80. 2021 Monday W: The Wrap-Up– Let me leave you with a closing thought or two…IF we do not fight back with everything in our wheelhouse against the crap the Democrats are trying to force down our throats, we will lose our God-given freedoms for a long, long time.  Most countries are able to break free eventually but if we are to use the rat-eating Chi-Coms, the Cubans, and the North Koreans as an example, if there is one thing these criminal regimes have learned is that the worse the oppression, the more difficult it is to break free.  Look at the Chi-Coms and the North Koreans’ concentration camps, horrible places where entire generations live out their lives.  Look, it is US, or it is THEM and as long as freedom flows through our veins, we must resist the Democrats with every ounce of fiber God has instilled in us.  We are strong, there are more of us than there are of them and if the RINO Republicans would stop act like kapos working for the Nazis, we might be able to stymie the scum.  We also must join forces to help our beleaguered border guards.  Otherwise, we could soon see Chi-Com troops patrolling our streets at the request of the Democratic-Socialists.  Thanks for joining us today, we will meet up again tomorrow.  Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.
  81. 2022 Tuesday: Friends, I knew I did something right when I switched parties several years ago (did so on November 08, 2018)- we were still writing at Google Blogger- because after what we saw yesterday at Mar-a-Lago in conservative Florida, there is NO way in hell I could remain a Democrat, even if my lovely wife swore to cut me off if I left.  Look, what more excuse does one need to add new firearms to the DARK gun cabinet than seeing the Joestapo raid Mar-a-Lago?  Why would I not want to scoop up some new shotguns and handguns after learning the IRS is going to add another 87,000 agents to their employment rolls?  I had other things I wanted to say today but friends, the raid on Mar-a-Lago demonstrates that our country is embarking down a new and desolate path into authoritarianism.  I hope to God we reclaim our country over the course of the subsequent two election cycles as if we don’t, well, it’s going to be time to move down to the D.R. and enjoy retirement.  Let us know what you think- Chef Fritz Schlependrecht- America’s favorite German chef.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0917 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Ocotillos Sundown.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

Everyone knows George and Ira Gershwin were musical geniuses, people that gave the world some of the greatest music ever heard.  Thus, we have another genius- Brian Wilson- who dove in headfirst for his next studio album and thus we have it: “Brian Wilson reimagines Gershwin,” released on August 17, 2010.  Whether you love George and Ira or you don’t, this is an important album that everyone should add to their growing collection of AICPENDBLOG.COM-approved CDs because it is one for the ages.  Once again, Wilson is joined by some of the best musicians available which is why we promote this one as loudly as we do.  Seek it out and add it to your collection you will be glad you did.

The above icon is the “Trademark of Quality and Symbol of Integrity/Logo” of the Magnolia Hilltop Brewers and of What’s Cookin’ Productions.    The AICP-END Blog copyrights this article © 08-09-2022, all rights reserved.  (Editor’s Note: we pay the estate of Beverly Carrick an annual fee by which, we can show her paintings to the world.  We make NO money from the estate’s sales of her world-famous artworks.  Note- if America’s patriotic symbols are now signs of ‘right-wing extremism,’ then so be it.  We will live and die as free men and women).  Total Word Count: 5,561.  Chef Fritz Schlependrecht.

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[i] We hope to promote the music of the Pretty Things when we do the Dave Clark Five, the Box Tops, and the Kingsmen.  Please stay tuned for the day when we do.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xiv] What “Kooky Kamala” is going to do is to meet with the Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to discuss- of all things- COVID-19 vaccines.

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

[xvi] Ms. Commisso says of Governor “Killer” Cuomo groping her is that it is ‘not normal.’

[xvii] Texas must pass a constitutional amendment that will criminalize behavior such as this.

210. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022

1945 Sunday: After delivering the atomic bomb to U.S. Air Forces in the Pacific, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine and sunk somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. It would be days before the U.S. Navy even though they were missing and over the course of their time in the water, struggling sailors would be attacked by ravenous sharks around the clock. What a nightmare.

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210. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022:

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elizabeth Dole; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Thomas Corwin, George M. Humphrey, and Robert B. Andersen; Il Duce Benito Mussolini; “Help!” by the Beatles; Bob Dylan, the Byrds, the Grateful Dead featuring Jerry Garcia, Led Zeppelin, the Mamas & the Papas featuring Cass Elliott, Rush featuring Geddy Lee, R.E.O. Speedwagon featuring Neil Doughty, and Thin Lizzy featuring John Sykes:

  1. 1030 Thursday: The patron saint of Norway, King Olaf II, lost his life amid battle.
  2. 1099 Saturday: After 11 years and 139 days, the reign of the 159th Roman Catholic Pope Urban II ended.  He first became pontiff on March 12, 1088.
  3. 1588 Friday: The English attacked the vaunted Spanish Armada in the Battle of Gravelines, resulting in a British victory.  Not only did the British sink numerous ships, but they also scattered the rest into a major storm inflicting still more losses on the Spanish fleet.
  4. 1644 Friday: The reign of the 235th Roman Catholic Pope Urban VIII ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on August 06, 1623.  He would lead his global flock for slightly more than two decades, what a glorious journey it was.
  5. 1715 Monday: A major hurricane sinks 10 Spanish treasure-laden galleons off the coast of Florida.
  6. 1754 Monday: The first international boxing match occurred on this date.  Englishman John Slack won the 25-minute bout when he knocked out Frenchman Jean Petit.
  7. 1773 Thursday: The citizens of Schoenbrunn, Ohio, built the first schoolhouse located west of the Allegheny Mountains on this date.
  8. 1786 Saturday: The Pittsburgh Gazette becomes the first newspaper west of the Alleghenies to hit publication.  The owners of the paper later changed the name to “The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.”
  9. 1794 Tuesday: Future 20th U.S. Treasury Secretary Thomas Corwin is born.  A future Whig and then a Republican, he would serve under Presidents Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce from July 23, 1850, to March 06, 1853.
  10. 1858 Thursday: A major treaty granting trade and inhabitation to Americans anywhere within their country, the representatives of Japan and the United States sign on this date.
  11. 1874 Wednesday: Major Walton Copton Winfield received a U.S. patent for his lawn tennis court on this date.
  12. 1883 Sunday: In Predappio, Italy, future Fascist dictator of Italy, Il Duce Benito Mussolini, is born.
  13. 1890 Tuesday: Artist Vincent Van Gogh, 37, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Avers-sur-Oise, France.
  14. 1900 Sunday: An anarchist assassinates Italian King Humbert I on this date; his son, Victor Emanuel III succeeded him.
  15. 1914 Wednesday: The first transcontinental telephone service undergoes inauguration when two people hold a conversation between New York and San Francisco.  Elsewhere, Massachusetts’ Cape Cod Canal, offering a shortcut across the base of the peninsula, officially opened to shipping traffic on this date.
  16. 1921 Friday: Adolf Hitler became the leader or ‘Fuhrer’ of the National Socialist German Workers Party on this date.
  17. 1936 Wednesday: In Salisbury, North Carolina, future 8th U.S. Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole is born.  A future Republican, she would serve under President Ronald Reagan from February 07, 1983, to September 30, 1987.  After that, she would become the 20th U.S. Secretary of Labor serving under President George H.W. Bush from January 25, 1989, to November 23, 1990.  Following that, she would become U.S. Senator from North Carolina and in that capacity would serve from January 03, 2003, to January 03, 2009.
  18. 1940 Monday: John Sigmund of St. Louis completed a 292-mile swim down the Mississippi River on this date.  The swim from St. Louis to Caruthersville, Missouri, took him 89 hours and 48 minutes.
  19. 1944 Saturday: During World War II, the Allied Air Forces bomb Nazi Germany for six straight hours, causing numerous deaths and horrendous damage.
  20. 1945 Sunday: After delivering the atomic bomb to U.S.  Air Forces in the Pacific, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine and sunk somewhere in the Pacific Ocean.  It would be days before the U.S. Navy even though they were missing and over the course of their time in the water, struggling sailors would be attacked by ravenous sharks around the clock.  What a nightmare.
  21. 1946 Monday: In Evansville, Indiana, future keyboardist Neil Doughty with the rock band, R.E.O. Speedwagon is born.  He would perform with the band from 1967 onward.
  22. 1948 Thursday: Britain’s King George VI opened the Olympic Games in London.
  23. 1949 Friday: BBC Radio in Great Britain begins broadcasting.
  24. 1950 Saturday: Pee Wee Reese hits the 3,000th Dodgers home run.  Meanwhile, Walt Disney’s adaptation of “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson hit movie theaters on this date.
  25. 1953 Wednesday: In North York, Ontario, Canada, future member of Rush- Geddy Lee (bass- keyboards- vocals)- is born.
  26. 1957 Monday: The United Nations forms the International Atomic Energy Agency on this date.  Meanwhile, heavyweight boxer Floyd Patterson scores a TKO in the 10th round over Tommy “Hurricane” Jackson to retain the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  The win put Patterson’s record to 32-1.  Finally, Jack Paar begins hosting the “Tonight” show on NBC.
  27. 1957 Monday A: The 55th U.S. Treasury Secretary George M. Humphrey left office on this date and his replacement, the 56th U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert B. Andersen assumes office.  Humphrey- a Republican- served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, until today.  As for Secretary Andersen, a Republican, too, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today until January 20, 1961.
  28. 1958 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, creating NASA.  This would put the United States on the path to becoming the first nation to land men on the Moon and to then return them safely to Earth.
  29. 1959 Wednesday: Future member of the Irish-Anglo-American hard rock band, Thin Lizzy[i], John Sykes (guitars 1982-1983), is born in Reading, Berkshire, UK, on this date.
  30. 1965 Friday: The Beatles[ii] movie, “Help!” premieres in London with Queen Elizabeth in attendance.
  31. 1966 Saturday: Near Woodstock, New York, folk singer Bob Dylan[iii] suffers major injuries in a motorcycle accident.
  32. 1967 Sunday: An accidental rocket launch aboard the supercarrier USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin resulted in a fire and explosions that killed 134 service personnel.  Among the survivors was future Arizona senator John McCain, a U.S. Navy lieutenant-commander who narrowly escaped with his life.  
  33. 1968 Monday: Due to the apartheid policies of South Africa, Gram Parsons refuses to accompany the Byrds[iv] on tour to that country leaving the band as a three-piece of Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman, and Michael Clarke.  Meanwhile, the 262nd Roman Catholic Pope Paul VI reaffirms the Roman Catholic Church’s stance against artificial methods of birth control.
  34. 1973 Sunday: $180,000 in Led Zeppelin[v] concert receipts disappear from the vault of the New York Hilton Hotel.
  35. 1974 Monday: In Mayfair, London, England, “Mama” Cass Elliott—formerly of the Mamas and the Papas[vi]—died from heart failure on this date and not from choking on a ham sandwich as Hollywood trash reporters widely publicized; she was 32 years old.
  36. 1975 Tuesday: President Gerald R. Ford becomes the first U.S. President to visit the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz located in Poland.  Meanwhile, the Organization of American States (OAS) votes to lift sanctions against Cuba.  The U.S. government welcomed the action and announced its intention to open serious discussions with the communist nation on normalization of relations between the two nations.
  37. 1980 Tuesday: A state funeral took place in Cairo for the deposed Shah of Iran, who had died two days earlier at age 60.
  38. 1981 Wednesday: Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and divorced in 1996 after proof of Charles’ infidelity became known around the world.  Elsewhere, at the Civic Center in Saginaw, Michigan, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers, aka the Black Destroyer, improves his pro record to 62-10-1 with a KO at the 1:35-minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round bout over opponent, Harold Mims.
  39. 1983 Friday: Los Angeles Dodger Steve Garvey ends his streak of 1,207 consecutive games.
  40. 1987 Wednesday: Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream agrees on the new flavor of “Cherry-Garcia” with the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia[vii].
  41. 1988 Friday: The last Playboy Club in the United States closes in Lansing, Michigan.
  42. 1993 Thursday: The Israeli Supreme Court acquitted retired Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk of being Nazi death camp guard “Ivan the Terrible.”  The court tossed his death sentence and set him free. 
  43. 1994 Friday: Abortion opponent Paul Hill shot and killed Dr. John Bayard Britton and his bodyguard, James H. Barrett, outside the Ladies Center clinic in south Florida.  Hill met his end at the hands of the executioner in September 2003.
  44. 1997 Tuesday: Forty years after mercury-contaminated food fish caused deaths and birth defects, Japan declared Minamata Bay free of the substance.  Elsewhere, members of Congress from both parties embraced compromise legislation designed to balance the budget while cutting taxes.   Meanwhile, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, heavyweight former champion Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, puts his pro-record to 66-6 with a 10-round, split decision win over his opponent, Maurice “Mo Bettah” Harris.  The loss put up-and-coming Harris’ record to 9-9-2.
  45. 1998 Wednesday: The United Auto Workers union ended a 54-day strike against General Motors.  The result of the strike is that GM lost $2.8 billion in revenue.
  46. 2004 Thursday: Incredibly fatuous Senator John F. Kerry, D-Massachusetts, accepted the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination at the party’s Boston convention with a military salute and the declaration, “I’m John Kerry and I’m reporting for duty.”  It is good to note that he skated through a short-lived military career in the Brown Water Navy during the Vietnam War and then came home and became the biggest anti-war protester going so far as to throw the medals of someone else over the fence surrounding the White House.
  47. 2005 Friday: Astronomers announced the discovery of a planetary body larger than Pluto in orbit around the sun; the dwarf planet initially nicknamed Xena received the official designation Eris.  
  48. 2006 Saturday: The U.S. command announced it was sending 3,700 troops to Baghdad to try to quell sectarian violence sweeping the Iraqi capital.
  49. 2008 Tuesday: The federal government indicted Alaska Senator Ted Stevens on seven felony counts of concealing more than a quarter million dollars in house renovations and gifts from a powerful oil contractor.  However, after being railroaded out of office, a jury later found the long-time Republican guilty of lying on financial disclosure forms, but a judge subsequently dismissed the case saying prosecutors had withheld evidence. 
  50. 2011 Friday: The U.S. House of Representatives votes to once again, increase the debt ceiling; however, the U.S. Senate rejects it outright.
  51. 2013 Monday: Signs of deteriorating economic security are suggested by an Associated Press survey stating that four out of five adults living in the United States struggle with joblessness, near-poverty, or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives.  Meanwhile, in Cannes, France, the largest jewelry heist in recent memory takes place at the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel’s diamond show with thieves making off with 103 million Euros worth of precious gems and metals.  Elsewhere, 44 people at least die and hundreds more are injured as ISIS carries out a wave of car bombings across the country.  In Dera Ismal Khan, Pakistan, the Taliban conducts a prison break freeing at least 300 resolute jihadis who flee to the hills.  ELIMINATE THEM!
  52. 2014 Tuesday: In Sierra Leone during the Ebola virus crisis, Dr. Sheik Umar Khan succumbs to the disease himself, the principal physician battling against it.  Meanwhile, in Palestinian-controlled Gaza Strip, the authorities claim that 100 of their citizens were killed in Israeli airstrikes.  IF Palestinians were killed, it’s because they were acting the fool- like usual.  In the wake of this, France announces it will send 8-million euros in aid to the Gaza.  Good for them, virtue-signaling is always good.
  53. 2015 Wednesday: In the Indian Ocean off the coast of France’s Reunion Island, searchers find debris from a Boeing 777, which officials believe to be from the missing Malaysia Air Lines Flight 370.  The plane disappeared over a year ago.
  54. 2016 Friday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Rodham Clinton becomes the first woman to accept the presidential nomination of a major political party.  Needless to say, her fellow Democrats fall into a celebratory swoon and sex workers around the city see the numbers of their patrons spike.  Virginia Senator Tim Kaine becomes her running mate.  What a pair of losers.
  55. 2017 Saturday: U.S. and South Korean forces conducted joint live-fire exercises in response to North Korea’s second launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile; experts said the North Korean launch showed that a substantial portion of the United States was now within the range of Kim Jong Un’s arsenal of missiles. 
  56. 2018 Sunday: Students in Dhaka, Bangladesh, launch protests around the nation demanding safer roadways.  In a country as poor as this one, they are incapable of doing the necessary infrastructure work to make their nation safe.
  57. 2019 Monday: In the state of Para in Brazil, a gang war between two rival gangs explodes at the Altamira Prison what with 58 slain, including 16 beheaded among that horrifying number.  Eventually, prison guards retake the prison but the violence is absolutely horrendous.
  58. 2020 Wednesday: In the Lone Star State, President Donald J. Trump signed some executive orders allowing for the building of pipelines and accompanying infrastructure.  Meanwhile, the House Judiciary Committee grilled the CEOs of Google (a POS), Facebook, Apple, and Amazon.com over unfair practices when it comes to promoting all-things liberal and trashing all-things conservative.  We can attest to Google destroying our two blogs all because Sundar Pichai is little more than a piece of frothy scum floating atop an exposed septic tank.  Get them, Republicans, get this scum…  Finally, speculation abounds as people continue pondering whether “Pro-China Joe” Biden will choose Sen. Kamala Harris (please, take her, get her the hell out of California), former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, or California Rep. Karen Bass.  We shall see.  Our money’s on Elizabeth Warren, a ‘true woman of color’ (LOL!).
  59. 2020 Wednesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 16,845,602 confirmed cases, UP by 240,535 cases, 662,577 confirmed deaths, UP by 5,240 deaths, and 9,836,182 confirmed recoveries, UP by 191,795 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,491,773 confirmed cases, UP by 65,492 new cases, 152,624 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,250 new deaths, and 2,204,332 confirmed recoveries, UP by 53,113 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).   
  60. 2020 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 475,503 confirmed cases, 8,715 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,865 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,215 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 54,205 confirmed cases, 1,548 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, New Jersey: 180,776 confirmed number of cases, 15,798 confirmed number of deaths, and like other Blue States, NO number of confirmed recoveries.  What’s up, Governor “Slimy Phil” Murphy?  Acting like your typical Blue State governor and concealing the truth?  Nothing to say.  Let gym owners out of jail.     
  61. 2020 Wednesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,539.57, UP 160.29 points (0.61%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,542.94, UP 140.85 points (1.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,258.44, UP 40.00 points (1.24%).  The price of GOLD is $1,961.60 per troy oz., +8.20 (+0.42%) while the price of SILVER is $24.36 per troy ounce, +0.034 (+0.14%).  The price of PLATINUM is $957.90 per troy oz, -0.60 (-0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $2.93 per pound, +0.0105 (+0.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.29 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.05%).
  62.  2021 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 197,305,802 confirmed cases, +654,055, 4,213,045 confirmed deaths, +10,234 and 178,488,441 confirmed recoveries, +408,477.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,577,109 confirmed cases, UP 109,172 from yesterday’s reporting, 628,468 confirmed deaths, UP 412, [viii] and 29,625,197 confirmed recoveries, UP 26,442.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]  
  63. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 310,026 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 94,052 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,942,042 confirmed cases, 64,331 confirmed deaths, and 2,095,763 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,597,290 confirmed cases, 38,896 confirmed deaths, and 2,286,662 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,303 confirmed cases, 534 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 473,868 confirmed cases, 6,162 confirmed deaths, and 230,426 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Massachusetts: they have 718,849 confirmed cases, 18,079 confirmed deaths, and 698,529 confirmed recoveries. [x]    
  65. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 869,063 confirmed cases, 6,466 confirmed deaths, and 847,076 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Equatorial Guinea, 163rd country on the list: 8,880 cases of the virus, 123 confirmed deaths and 8,637 confirmed recoveries. [xi]     
  66. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,084.53, UP 153.60 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,778.26, UP 15.68 points (+0.11%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,419.15, UP 18.51 points (+0.42%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.21 per barrel, -0.44 (-0.60%).  The price of GOLD is $1,827.50 per troy oz., -3.70 (-0.20%) while the price of SILVER is $25.63 per troy ounce, -0.16 (-0.61%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,052.10 per troy oz, -15.70 (-1.42%) while the price of COPPER is $4.50 per pound, -0.02 (-0.53%). [xii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,656.18 per troy oz, +10.19 (+0.39%). [xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $752,500.00 per CNY/T, +32,500.00 (+4.52%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,595.50 per USD/T, +42.00 (+1.64%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Guyana Dollar, one greenback equals 207.14 and in Haitian Gourde, a buck equals 94.16 and in Honduran Lempira, one dollar equals 23.68 of theirs. [xv]       
  67. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.346 per gallon, $2.979 in Florida, $4.089 in Hawaii, and $3.842 in Washington state. [xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Indiana: $3.114.  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- Philippines: $4.590 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,579,970,824,046 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Israel, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Poland with $51 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 128 for the gibbering jackal of a ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka Willie Brown’s Mattress, aka the screeching jabberwocky of the rain forest, aka the howling midnight marsupial to be in charge of the southern border and to have done little to nothing about it.  It’s also her 34th day since her one and only visit to the border and to have done nothing about it but wait- she released an 18-page report today.  The report does nothing about re-igniting the border wall construction, it does nothing to stop the tidal wave of illegal aliens into the country, nor does it do anything about rounding up this human fecal matter and deporting it out of the country.  No, it will TRY to address the same issues in the Northern Triangle that every administration since the late 1980s tried to address and ONLY- we repeat- ONLY President Donald J. Trump fixed.   Get Trump back into the White House.  NOW.
  69. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Here are the numbers for the illegal alien invasion as of today as presented by One America News, an extremely brave and informative network.  First, here is the cost this day of caring for all these illegal aliens: $519,267,008.  Second, here is the cost this year of caring for the illegal aliens in custody: $229,560,434,688.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal alien invaders who have flooded into the United States just this year: 2,352,810.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegal aliens currently residing in the U.S. sucking away at the teats of the American taxpayers: 36,352,808.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Note- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has said since the blog’s first inception on July 29, 2009- twelve long years ago today- that the numbers of illegal aliens back then was around 35-50 million whereas now- we believe they are closer to 75-100 million illegals, people that need to be scooped up and deported ASAP.  Newsmax reports that more countries are sending illegals to the United States.  As if we didn’t have enough.
  70. : COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Today we learn that 12 members and/or staff of the Major League Baseball team the Washington Nationals have tested positive for the ‘VID, only one of whom was unvaccinated.  And the health authorities claim that breakthrough cases are RARE.  It sounds more likely to us that once one gets vaccinated for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu; one becomes much more susceptible to this Chi-Com shit than if they haven’t had the vaccine.  Until we learn more, they can talk about VACCINE MANDATES all they want but folks, people are not going to continue taking this crap sitting down.
  71. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– The Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said today that ‘COVID-19 vaccine passports could be the way forward.’  Back at ya, Rep. Daniel Perez, R-FL 116th congressional district, says that ‘choice, not mandates, a priority in combatting the Chi-Vi.’  Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has instructed her personal ‘Pelosi Police—her form of the Joestapo- to arrest visitors and staff who refuse to wear masks on the House side of the Congress.  Wow.  Rep. Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd congressional district, labeled Pelosi’s mask mandate ‘tyrannical.’  Amen.
  72. : Health and Medical Alerts– The Centers for Disease Control says that Americans should wear masks in 70-percent of America’s counties.  Elsewhere, on Fox News Channel this evening with Judge Janine Pirro filling in for Sean Hannity, it was reported that TWO whistleblowers at Ft. Bliss in Texas were ordered by their higher-ups to cover up the horrendous numbers of COVID-19 infections running amok through the concentration camps holding the little illegal alien brats.  The Joestapo gave orders NOT to share true numbers with the media even as healthcare workers and CBP officials and others providing care to the illegal alien invaders were taking the pandemic out of the holding pens and to their homes where they were infecting their families.  Time to lay in minefields and other anti-personnel traps along the entire southern border.  NOW.  Build the wall, deport them all, and put the Bidenistas- including the head guy and his saggy-skinned wife- and their supporters into federal prisons.
  73. 2021 Thursday K: Joe Biden News I– Republican senators sent drooling Joe Biden a letter today demanding he not host POS Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, a known terrorist, at the White House.  (Note- Joe most likely will).  Speaking of slobbering Joe, a new poll says that his support has plummeted to 46-percent among voters and Rasmussen says that 59-percent of American voters blame the senile old fogey for rising inflation.  (Note- we think old Joe is going to end up like Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu did following the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe). 
  74. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden Regime News I– Following the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, the Federal Bureau of Investigation descended upon some businesses in Florida today seeking God knows what.  Meanwhile, landlords across the country are suing the Biden regime over its extension of the highly unfair evictions moratorium rules regarding COVID-19.   Stumbling old Joe asked Congress today to extend the dubious moratorium that is set to expire this week.  Finally, Democrats are delirious today as first-time jobless claims last week fell to 400,000.  Woo-oo!
  75. : Political News I– Well-known, racist Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, DS-RI, still won’t slam the ALL-WHITE restricted beach club of which he is a member, even when Black Lives Matter trash threaten him with violence.  What is it about these frigging Democrats that they do all kinds of racist, bigoted stuff and most of the time there is no price they have to pay for their prejudice?  If Whitehouse were a Republican, he would already be out of the U.S. Senate and on the way back to his, uh, private ALL-WHITE beach club to spend the remainder of his days.
  76. 2021 Thursday N: Political News II– Senator Kyrsten Sinema, DS-AZ, under assault by the likes of Sandy “The Fly” Cortez, aka AOC, and her fellow squad members, says she ‘won’t support the reconciliation bill being pushed by the loony tunes Democratic-Socialists.’  Amen!  Speaking of left-wing lunatics, Senator Bernie Sanders former political PAC- Our Revolution- a communist far, far, far-left group- is rebranding into ‘Pragmatic Progressives’ because it’s clear the old warhorse from Vermont won’t be running for president again.  What fun!
  77. 2021 Thursday O: Political News III– Washington, D.C. Police Department is going to hire 170 new law enforcement officers.  Meanwhile, Rep. Fred Keller, R-PA 12th congressional district, told Newsmax today that Joe Biden’s actions don’t jibe with his words on ‘buying American.’   In other news, Trump supporters raised $7.5 million for the Arizona 2020 Election Audit.  Speaking of Arizona, the third recount has been completed and the ballots will be heading back to their storage site.  (Speaking of election integrity, Joe Biden’s DOJ is launching a task force to investigate threats against (Democratic) election officials).  Next, conservatives want to see RINO hacks Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger booted from the Republican ranks.  (Note- they’re Democrats- Leader McCarthy, send them packing!)
  78. 2021 Thursday P: Miscellaneous News I– Apparently an entity known as “Jetpack Man” is back buzzing Los Angeles International Airport, aka LAX.  Seems like it might be time to shoot this bastard down before he causes a horrendous collision between airliners or with an airliner.  Meanwhile, Rep. Scott Perry, R-PA 10th congressional district, is encouraging his fellow Americans NOT to buy NBA or other sports apparel manufactured by Chi-Com slave labor in Xinjiang Province where the concentration camps are.
  79. 2021 Thursday Q: Observation of the Day– Joe Biden is rapidly becoming to the U.S. what Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom is to California: a LOSER.  Joe is unifying people of all political parties against him with wide open borders, constant insults and anger, and failed policies just as Governor Newsom has people from the far left to the far right uniting together to get him the f**k out of office.  Instead of trying to do something to help the people he was elected to govern, neither Joe nor “Nazi” Newsom can get out of their own way.  This is WHY both of them want to bring illegal aliens to every part of the state or country so they can spread COVID-19 and perhaps allow them to steal the recall election in the Golden State and the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.  We think neither one can save himself and we cannot wait until Recall Election Day in September to boot Newsom out of office and into the nearest dumpster.
  80. 2022 Friday: This past Tuesday, President Donald J. Trump gave a barnburner of a speech in Washington, D.C.  Unlike his rally appearances, this speech hammered away at the Biden regime and the Democrats point by stellar point by stellar point.  IF I were the Dems- and their RINO sycophants- I would be afraid, deathly afraid.  The second time around is going to be far different than the first was, and I would liken President Trump’s second time around as being close to British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.  Churchill save the Brits from the Nazis, the Fascists, and the Imperial Japanese and their allies, whereas I believe President Trump will save us from the communist scum living amongst us and from the Chi-Coms, the Russians, and their lesser allies.  Remarkable things are coming over the horizon, which is why this November, we must send the Democrats packing along with their scumbag RINO allies.  Please, let me know what you think- Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0906 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Sky.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The Beach Boys released a jam-packed 3-CD set: “Sounds of Summer: The Very Best of the Beach Boys” on June 10, 2003.  This set has approximately 80 tunes on it, big hits, not-so-big-hits, B-sides, unreleased, and archival tunes all lovingly compiled by Capitol Records with all sorts of additions with which to sweeten the pot- plus a DVD.    IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much delicious fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The album, “Help!” appeared on Tuesday, 15-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

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

[iv] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Sadly, we were shortsighted at the time that we did not present the various members’ solo projects but one day, we hope to rectify that error.

[v] 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.

[vi] 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 celebrated day.

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

[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.

200. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2022

2022 Tuesday: Here is another thought- those of us who live under the despotic rule of Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom cannot wait to see the ads that “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis will drop on our bozo chief executive come late October. Gov. Newsom is such a worthless POS that he deserves ridicule and derision from everyone. The man is so flipping stupid not to comprehend that he is a target-rich environment when it comes being trolled. It’s going to be fun. Chef E.C. McCardle.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 115

200. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices John McKinley and Frank Murphy; U.S. Attorney General Frank Murphy; U.S. Interior Secretary Stanley K. Hathaway; Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander Theodore Vogelsang; U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Robert J. Walker; U.S. Secretary of War Kenneth Claiborne Royall; French Impressionist Artist Edgar Degas, the Allman Brothers Band featuring Gregg Allman, Average White Band featuring Allan Gorrie, Deep Purple, the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring Bernie Leadon, the Grateful Dead featuring Keith Godchaux, Queen featuring Brian May, and Supertramp featuring Frank Farrell:

  1. 64 Saturday: The Circus Maximus in the city of Rome catches fire.
  2. 514 Thursday: The reign of the 51st Roman Catholic Pope St. Symmachus ends on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on November 22, 498, and guided his global flock from then until today.
  3. 1510 Tuesday: At Berlin in the Kingdom of Prussia, authorities burn 38 Jews at the stake.
  4. 1545 Thursday: The flagship of British King Henry VIII, the “Mary Rose,” sinks at Portsmouth, which causes the deaths of 73 sailors.
  5. 1553 Sunday: Mary, the daughter of England’s King Henry VIII, was proclaimed Queen of England after 15-year-old pretender Lady Jane Grey was deposed.
  6. 1702 Wednesday: Troops of Swedish King Charles XII occupy Cracow, Poland.
  7. 1799 Friday: During the French occupation of Egypt, archaeologists discover the Rosetta stone, a tablet with hieroglyphic translations into Greek.
  8. 1801 Sunday: In Northumberland, Pennsylvania, future 18th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Robert J. Walker is born.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents James K. Polk and then Zachary Taylor from March 08, 1845, until March 05, 1849.
  9. 1812 Sunday: During the War of 1812, the First Battle of Sackets Harbor in Lake Ontario resulted in an American naval victory as a U.S. naval force repelled a British attack.
  10. 1814 Tuesday: Samuel Colt, inventor of the Colt revolver, was born in Hartford, Connecticut.
  11. 1816 Friday: Survivors of the French ship, Medusa, are rescued off the coast of Senegal, Africa, after 17 days at sea.
  12. 1834 Saturday: In Paris, France, future French Impressionist master Edgar Degas is born.  He would have an amazing career until his death at age 83.
  13. 1848 Wednesday: A groundbreaking women’s rights convention convened in Seneca Falls, New York.
  14. 1852 Monday: The 27th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice John McKinley, Democrat, died in Louisville, Kentucky, on this date.  President Martin Van Buren nominated McKinley to fill a newly created seat.  Justice McKinley served from April 22, 1837, to July 19, 1852.
  15. 1861 Friday: In Calaveras County, California, future 26.1st Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander Theodore Vogelsang is born.  A future Democrat, Acting Secretary Vogelsang would serve under President Woodrow Wilson from February 29, 1920, to March 13, 1920.
  16. 1866 Thursday: Tennessee is the first state of the former Confederacy to ratify the 14th Amendment, which recognizes the civil rights of the former slaves.
  17. 1867 Friday: Over the veto of President Andrew Johnson, Congress passes the 3rd Reconstruction Act.   
  18. 1870 Tuesday: The Franco-Prussian War began on this date as France declares war on Prussia.
  19. 1903 Sunday: Maurice Garin won the first Tour de France on this date in history.
  20. 1905 Wednesday: The 38th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root assumed his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from today until January 27, 1909.
  21. 1909 Monday: Shortstop Neal Ball of the Cleveland Indians in a game against the Boston Red Sox makes the first unassisted triple play in major league baseball
  22. 1910 Tuesday: The Cleveland Indians’ CY Young gets his 500th win; he beats the Washington Senators 5-4 in 11 innings.
  23. 1924: In Osceola, Nebraska, future 40th U.S. Interior Secretary Stanley K. Hathaway is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Hathaway would serve under President Gerald R. Ford from June 12, 1975, to October 09, 1975.
  24. 1939 Friday: Dr. Roy P. Scholz became the first surgeon to use fiberglass sutures.
  25. 1940 Sunday: In German-controlled Holland, the Nazis imprison 231 prominent Dutch citizens in the Buchenwald Concentration Camp.  Meanwhile, Adolf Hitler demands that Great Britain surrender or face the consequences.
  26. 1942 Monday: German U-boats withdraw from positions off the U.S. coast due to effective American anti-submarine countermeasures.
  27. 1943 Tuesday: During World War II, more than 150 B-17 and 112 B-24 bombers attack Rome for the first time during the war.
  28. 1944 Thursday: Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg meets Nazi murderer, Adolf Eichmann, for the first time.  The Democratic National Convention convened in Chicago, Illinois, with the renomination of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt considered a certainty.
  29. 1946 Friday: Marilyn Monroe acted in her first screen test.  Meanwhile, in Perth, Scotland, Allan Gorrie, future bassist and vocalist with the UK rock band, Average White Band[i], is born.
  30. 1947 Saturday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the British rock band, Queen[ii]—Brian May—is born in Hampton, London, England, on this date.  Meanwhile, in the United States—future lead guitarist with both the Flying Burrito Brothers[iii] and the Eagles[iv]—Bernie Leadon—is born in San Diego, California, on this date.  Elsewhere, the 56th and final U.S. Secretary of War- Kenneth Claiborne Royall- assumed his post on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until September 18, 1947, and then became the 1st U.S. Secretary of the Army.
  31. 1948 Monday: Keith Godchaux, the man who replaced Ron “Pigpen” McKernan on keyboards with the Grateful Dead[v], was born on this date in Seattle, Washington.
  32. 1949 Tuesday: The 80th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Frank Murphy, Democrat, died in Detroit, Michigan, on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Murphy to fill the seat of Associate Justice Pierce Butler, another Democrat.  Justice Murphy served 01-18-1940 to 07-19-1949.   He also served his nation as its 56th U.S. Attorney General.  In this capacity, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from January 02, 1939, to January 18, 1940, and then went to SCOTUS.
  33. 1950 Wednesday: The New York Yankees receive their first black baseball players, Elston Howard and Frank Barnes.  Meanwhile, in Vietnam, the French -Vietnamese forces launch a major offensive at the Viet Minh.
  34. 1952 Saturday: The Summer Olympics opened in Helsinki, Finland.
  35. 1960 Tuesday: Juan Marichal of the San Francisco Giants became the first pitcher to get a one-hitter in his major league debut.
  36. 1961 Wednesday: TWA became the first airline to begin showing regularly scheduled in-flight movies as it presented “By Love Possessed” to first-class passengers on a flight from New York to California.
  37. 1969 Saturday: Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, and Michael Collins enter into moon orbit on today’s date.
  38. 1971 Monday: The topping-out ceremony for Two World Trade Center (South Tower) took place in New York.  The ceremony for One World Trade Center had taken place on December 23, 1970.
  39. 1974 Friday: The House Judiciary Committee recommended that President Richard Nixon should stand trial in the Senate for any of the five-impeachment charges against him.
  40. 1976 Sunday: Based on the testimony of Gregg Allman, the Allman Brothers Band[vi] roadie, Scooter Herring, is sentenced to 75 years in prison for providing drugs to the band—this would lead to the band’s breakup for the first time.  Meanwhile, the British rock group, Deep Purple[vii], disbands.
  41. 1979 Thursday: Today- after American ally and President of Nicaragua, Anastasio Somoza fled the country- the Nicaraguan capital of Managua fell to Sandinista guerillas.  These violent, communist scumbags then carried out a holocaust of terror, bloodshed, and rape against their freedom-loving enemies.
  42. 1980 Saturday: The Moscow Summer Olympics began, minus dozens of nations that were boycotting the games because of the Soviet military intervention in neighboring Afghanistan. 
  43. 1982 Monday: The U.S. Census Bureau reported that 14 percent of the population had an income below the official poverty level in 1981.  
  44. 1984 Thursday: Geraldine Ferraro, Democrat-New York, Congress, wins the vice-presidential nomination for the Democrat Party at their convention.
  45. 1985 Friday: George Bell won first place in a biggest feet contest with a shoe size of 28.5 inches.  Bell, at age 26, stood 7 feet 10 inches tall.  Elsewhere, Christa McAuliffe of New Hampshire was chosen to be the first schoolteacher to ride aboard the space shuttle.  Unfortunately, she and six others died when the Challenger exploded the following year upon lift-off.
  46. 1986 Saturday: Heavyweight WBA Champion “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon scores a TKO on Frank Bruno at 2:57 in the 11th round of a 15-round title bout to the WBA heavyweight boxing title of the world.  He put his record to 25-2 with the win while Bruno- aka “True Brit”- saw his record go to 28-2 with the loss.
  47. 1989 Wednesday: One-hundred-and-eleven people died when United Air Lines Flight 232, a DC-10 that suffered uncontained failure of its tail engine and the loss of hydraulic systems, crashed while making an emergency landing at Sioux City, Iowa; 185 other people survived.
  48. 1990 Thursday: President George H. W. Bush joined former presidents Ronald Reagan, Gerald R. Ford, and Richard M. Nixon at ceremonies dedicating the Nixon Library and Birthplace (since redesignated the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum) in Yorba Linda, California.
  49. 1993 Monday: President Bill Clinton announced a policy allowing homosexuals to serve in the military under a compromise dubbed ‘don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t pursue.’
  50. 1994 Tuesday: A bomb ripped apart a Panama commuter plane, killing 21, including 12 Jews; a day after a car bomb destroyed a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  51. 1997 Saturday: In London, England, Frank Farrell—who played bass and contributed vocals to the British rock band, Supertramp[viii] (among others) from 1971-1972—lost his battle with chronic alcoholism on this date and died.
  52. 2005 Tuesday: President George W. Bush nominates Judge John G. Roberts to become the new chief justice on the United States Supreme Court.
  53. 2009 Sunday: Hershel McGriff, 81, became the oldest driver to take part in a national NASCAR series race, finishing 13th in a Camping World West Series event at Portland International Raceway.
  54. 2011 Tuesday: Iran announces that it has installed faster nuclear centrifuges to enrich uranium much more quickly to the alarm of the world.
  55. 2012 Thursday: Great Britain announces it has frozen more than £100,000,000 in Syrian assets due to the ongoing civil war.
  56. 2013 Friday:  Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announces a plan to help settle Papua New Guinea asylum seekers who come to Australia by boat.  Meanwhile, in a rare and public reflection on race, President Barack Hussein Obama called on the nation to do some soul-searching over the death of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of his shooter, George Zimmerman, saying the slain black teenager “could have been me 35 years ago.”
  57. 2014 Saturday:  Russia retaliates against U.S. sanctions against certain individuals by denying visas to 13 Americans.  Elsewhere, a New York City police officer, Daniel Pantaleo, involved in the arrest of Eric Garner, who died in custody two days prior after being place in an apparent chokehold was stripped of his gun and badge and placed on desk duty.  Finally, actor James Garner, 86, died in Los Angeles, California, on this date.
  58. 2015 Sunday: According to Brainy History, Jeffrey Webb pleads not guilty to bribery charges in the FIFA corruption case brought against 14 former officials; Webb is the first to be extradited to the U.S. to face the charges.
  59. 2016 Tuesday: Republicans meeting in Cleveland nominated Donald Trump as their presidential standard-bearer; in brief videotaped remarks, Trump thanked the delegates, saying: “This is a movement, but we have to go all the way.”
  60. 2017 Wednesday: President Donald J. Trump told the New York Times that he would have chosen someone else to be attorney-general if he had known Jeff Sessions would recuse himself from the FBI probe into possible ties between Trump’s campaign and Russia.
  61. 2018 Thursday: A duck boat overloaded with tourists capsized and sank in high winds on a lake in the tourist town of Branson, Mo., killing 17 people.
  62. 2019 Friday: New York declares a state of emergency as a heatwave begins to hammer the eastern United States, one that will affect 100 million people and claims the lives of six.  Of course, environmentalists blame it on the use of fossil fuels when in fact the Sun is the main driver of weather on all planets in the Solar System that have atmospheres.  Sunspots, solar flares, and increased activity are the main determinant of weather and climatic changes on every planet.  Yes, we can control the burning of fossil fuels and nuclear energy is the best way to go yet the liberals want none of it.  Ask yourselves WHY? 
  63. 2019 Friday A: Meanwhile in the Straits of Hormuz, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard seizes the Swedish-owned but British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero and holds it hostage.  As a show of contempt for the UK, the Iranian scum keep the ship in its waters until September 27 at which time they released the rest of the crew, having let some of them go earlier.
  64. 2019 Friday B: The 27th U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta left office on this date.  A Republican, Secretary Acosta served under President Donald J. Trump from April 28, 2017, until today.  He had to resign due to the press attacking him for having made an extremely lenient deal with famed left-wing pedophile, Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal attorney.  Although Acosta did the best, he could with what was given to him in the Epstein case, when the fake news media went berserk after the ‘Epstein Affair,’ like a dutiful Republican, he threw in the towel.
  65. 2020 Sunday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– The Beijing Bat Flu, the one Xi Jinping sent to the rest of the world, continues trashing the world as the escapee from the Wuhan Institute of Virology continues taking names and calling numbers.  Here are the stats for the globe for today: 14,394,056 confirmed cases, UP 184,016, 603,697 confirmed deaths, UP 3,262, and 8,084,942 confirmed recoveries, UP 101,022.  In the United States, here are the stats for today: 3,834,208 confirmed cases, UP 52,223, 142,601 confirmed deaths, UP 372, and 1,117,084 confirmed recoveries, UP 8,566.
  66. 2020 Sunday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington state- here are the stats, Golden State first: 384,692 confirmed cases, 7,685 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 1,354 confirmed cases, 24 confirmed deaths, and 1,019 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 46,831 confirmed cases, 1,447 confirmed deaths, and like other mostly BLUE locales, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  67. 2021 Monday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 191,712,967 confirmed cases, +495,919, 4,112,792 confirmed deaths, +7,064 and 174,567,234 confirmed recoveries, +401,297.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,018,600 confirmed cases, UP 54,693 from yesterday’s reporting, 624,983 confirmed deaths, UP 237, [ix] and 29,406,202 confirmed recoveries, UP 29,612.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  68. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 306,623 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 97,455 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  69. 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: 3,869,674 confirmed cases, 64,132 confirmed deaths, and 2,082,072 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,452,161 confirmed cases, 38,395 confirmed deaths, and 2,261,240 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 39,386 confirmed cases, 523 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 463,512 confirmed cases, 6,098 confirmed deaths, and 228,891 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Illinois: they have 2,402,763 confirmed cases, 25,841 confirmed deaths, and 1,362,319 confirmed recoveries. [xi]    
  70. 2021 Monday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 852,943 confirmed cases, 6,450 confirmed deaths, and 838,953 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Congo, 153rd country on the list: 12,998 cases of the virus, 174 confirmed deaths and 11,759 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  71. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,936.00, DOWN 751.85 points (-2.17%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,274.98, DOWN 152.25 points (-1.06%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,258.49, DOWN 68.67 points (-1.59%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.66 per barrel, +0.26 (+0.39%).  The price of GOLD is $1,817.80 per troy oz., +8.20 (+0.44%) while the price of SILVER is $25.23 per troy ounce, +0.08 (+0.32%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,075.80 per troy oz, +4.40 (+0.41%) while the price of COPPER is $4.23 per pound, +0.03 (+0.73%).[xiii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,591.23 per troy oz, -4.42 (-0.17%).[xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $19,300.00 per troy oz., -400.00 (-2.03%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $665,000.00 per troy oz., +10,000.00 (+1.53%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,439.75 per troy oz., +21.50 (+0.89%). [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000034.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.03.     In Cape Verdean Escudo, one greenback equals 93.49 and in Cayman Islands Dollar, a buck equals 0.82 and in Central African CFA Franc, one dollar equals 550.62 of theirs. [xvi]        
  72. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.324 per gallon, $2.990 in Florida, $4.070 in Hawaii, and $3.840 in Washington state. [xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Arkansas: $2.856.  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- Nicaragua: $4.365 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,541,728,261,929 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Singapore, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Saudi Arabia with $180 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  73. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Friends, by our count, today is Day No. 118 for the purported ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, [xx] aka the gibbering jackal, aka the howling banshee, aka the twittering mountain ape, aka the chirruping jackanapes, aka Willie Brown’s bottom mattress to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border.  What’s more, it’s also her 24th day since her one and only visit to the southern border with no signs of her returning anytime soon.  Perhaps once President Donald J. Trump announces another trip to the border, the screeching night bird will schedule another quickie stop so as to make it appear as though she is doing something.  What a pathetic loser.
  74. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– One America News shared the latest numbers on the costs and the numbers associated with the massive pandemic of illegal alien invaders earlier today.  First, here is the Cost This Day of caring for the illegal vermin flooding our country: $584,741,376.  Imagine what this money could do for the homeless, the addicted, the mentally ill, and for veterans and minorities.  Alas, the Democrats would rather waste it on their new ‘class of slaves,’ the illegal aliens.  Second, here is the Cost This Year of caring for the illegal alien pests flooding into the country: $218,666,975,232.  Let us ask our black fellow Americans a question: WOULD you rather see this money distributed to you as reparations for slavery or would you rather it go to people who have no business being here, people who take YOUR jobs, drive up the costs of rents, mortgages, groceries, and who clog YOUR schools and hospitals?   Think about it and let us know.  Third, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegals who have flooded the United States just this year: 2,241,161.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate for the numbers of illegals clogging the shadows of the country: 36,241,160.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Folks, it is interesting to note that the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day said back in 2009 when we wrote for Choseit.com that the numbers of illegal aliens then were between 35-50 million.  After our move to Google Blogger in late 2010, we continued with this number whereas now, we believe that the TRUE number of illegal aliens in this country now rests at between 75-100 million.  Time for someone to begin handing out illegal alien hunting licenses…
  75. 2021 Monday H: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– Rep. Scott L. Fitzgerald, R-WI 5th congressional district, says that control of the border will weaken even more sans the Title 42 protections that allow the U.S. government to reject illegal aliens consumed by disease.   In other troubling illegal alien news, Tucker Carlson reported on his show- Tucker Carlson Tonight- that while the Democrats continue seeding illegal aliens across the interior of the United States using military airfields as their way stations, the Republicans either tacitly approve of the actions or remain mum.  This is not good and it must stop.  Chef Lilah on Maui has reported that a family member who works in Honolulu at the airport reports that twice a month, airliners come in, dump illegal alien brats on the tarmac who are then redistributed around the islands.  Not good.
  76. 2021 Monday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– As the Cuban people continue demanding freedom from the communist tyranny under which they have suffered for 62 years, dingbats like Sandy “The Fly” Cortez, the one they call “AOC,” continue to support the communist regime.   Meanwhile, Canada says it will ‘open the border to U.S. citizens next month who can prove they have been vaccinated.’  Big whoop.   Elsewhere, in Japan, a court handed down prison sentences to the father and son team who enabled Carlos Ghosn- big automobile CEO- to escape corruption charges against him.  The father, Michael Taylor, got two years in a Japanese slammer while the son- Peter- received 20 months. 
  77. 2021 Monday J: Foreign News / Overseas News II– Xi Jinping of the Chi-Coms warned Japan today that if the Japanese come to the aid of Taiwan- aka FREE CHINA- they will ‘nuke them off the face of the Earth.’  How nice.  Let’s launch a pre-emptive strike on not just the Chi-Coms but on the Russians, Iranians, Cubans, and Venezuelans.  Drooling Joe Biden, NUKE THEM NOW.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, we learn today that their hackers- Red Patriots as they call them- openly advertise their capabilities on Chi-Com TV.  All the more reason to nuke these scumbags off the face of the planet.  Elsewhere, we learn today that Israeli spyware- Pegasus- is being used around the world to target journalists and activists. 
  78. 2021 Monday K: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– As the Biden regime continues floundering about trying to find ways to shame the American people into falling into step and getting the Yellow Flu vaccines that six months ago, they told us we would be fools to get, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control, is going to adopt Critical Race Theory (Criminal Race Theory in reality) rhetoric to try to shame the American people into getting this crap.  Look, the Biden regime is going to toss Title 42- the portion of the immigration laws that allows the U.S. to deny entry to sick illegal aliens- so if millions of untested and unvaccinated illegals can pour into the country, why the f**k should we rush out and get the vaccines?  Furthermore, anyone stupid enough to come to the door trying to give us the vaccine is either going to get an ass-whipping they won’t soon forget or is going to get shot.   (Note- our very own Chef Bea O’Malley, a woman of color, has said repeatedly that every time white liberals encourage black Americans to do something ‘for their own good,’ it never works out well for them so stop pushing the crap already).
  79. 2021 Monday L: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Speaking of the aforementioned Centers for Disease Control, a pediatrics group is openly contradicting CDC guidelines by saying ALL children and staff should wear masks in schools.   Along similar lines, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Sheriff Alex Villanueva says he will NOT enforce the unscientific mandates recently slapped back on the people.’  Elsewhere, regarding the rising numbers of the Chi-Vi, two-thirds of Japan’s citizenry fear hosting the Summer Olympic Games as scheduled.   Meanwhile, a British health official reports that 40-PERCENT of serious cases of the Wuhan Flu that end up in the hospital are people who have been fully vaccinated.   So reported Tucker Carlson tonight.
  80. 2021 Monday M: Health and Medical Alerts– Reimposed mask mandates send the wrong message on Chi-Com Dink-a-Link vaccines.   Elsewhere, now that the CDC has found a judge that allowed them to slap mask mandates back on the cruise line industry, “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis vows to take the fight to end mask mandates on the cruise lines to the United States Supreme Court.  Excellent.
  81. 2021 Monday N: Joe Biden News I– After being blasted 24/7 over the weekend for his comments pertaining to Facebook KILLING people through the misinformation, they continue publishing on how great the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines are, the drooling Oval Office usurper is toning down his rhetoric.   (Note- the same maxim holds true here as it did when print media was honest and powerful: Joe, don’t pick fights with people or entities who buy ‘ink’ by the barrel meaning that Mark “F**k” Zuckerberg, his allies Jack “Dingleberry” Dorsey at Twitter and other BIG TECH connivers can do you immense harm just as they did President Donald J. Trump.
  82. 2021 Monday O: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Joe Biden regime is transferring the first Gitmo detainee out of the POW camp to Morocco.  How about we plant a tracking chip in the scumbag and then ‘drone him?’  Meanwhile, the Biden regime vows that the Department of Justice will contest the recent federal court ruling that tossed out the unconstitutional DACA program.  Go for it.  We hope every DACA recipient is rounded up, imprisoned, and then when transport becomes available, they are dumped back into Central America or from wherever else they might have come.
  83. 2021 Monday P: Political News I– Besides costing Democratic-Socialists $1.5 million for their run to the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., last week so as to avoid doing their duty in the Lone Star State, the Democrats who left Texas also took at least FIVE cases of the Chinese Virus with them to the District of Columbia thus making it a ‘super-spreader event.’  They are no different than ‘Covid Corey’ who gave the Chi-Vi to all the fruits on Fire Island last summer.  Shame on YOU.  Next, as the Democratic-Socialists continue trying to re-jigger last year’s 2020 Elections results, a new ‘study’ now says that polling institutes OVERESTIMATED support for BOTH Republicans and President Donald J. Trump so as to justify that ‘he didn’t win’ which is bullshit. 
  84. 2021 Monday Q: Political News II– Rep. Matt Rosendale, R-MT At-Large congressional district, says that the ‘Dems are out to control voting in the United States via the infrastructure bill.’  Remember, the ONLY way the Democrats were able to push through Obamacare was by attaching to a budget bill that had already passed.  Otherwise, that crap bill would NEVER have passed.  The Dems are trying to do it again via budget reconciliation.   Senator Amy “The Schnoz” Klobuchar- failed Democratic-Socialist presidential candidate from Minnesota- says that ‘voting is indeed part of infrastructure.’  NOT the way you envision it, “Schnoz.”
  85. 2021 Monday R: Political News III– Liberal groups are trying to target Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, in 2022 by re-jiggering statements he made about January 06, 2021, i.e., the FALSE FLAG OPERATIONS carried out by the Democratic-Socialists under the command of U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi.  Speaking of the ‘Capitol Hill Riots’ of that ill-fated day back in January, the Capitol Hill Police hired a new chief today, one who will be subservient to Massa Nancy.  In other related news, one of the first ‘Capitol Hill Riots’ rioters just received an 8-month sentence in a D.C. slammer for having made it inside the Capitol Building on that brisk January day.   Finally, in other political news, Rep. Brendan Boyle, DS-PA 2nd congressional district, introduced a resolution that would prohibit President Donald J. Trump from becoming speaker of the House.
  86. 2021 Monday S: Political News IV– Tucker Carlson reported this evening that a Department of Justice presentation obtained by Fox News Channel has identified the THREE MAJOR CAUSES of inner-city violence.  What he found surprised the hell out of us just as it will you: the three causes of inner-city shootings and killings are (1) WHITE SUPREMACISM (2) RACISM and (3) THE COPS.  Wow.  Very Orwellian if you ask us.  In other political news, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, has named FIVE Republicans to the House Select Committee on the ’causes’ behind the Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021, i.e., the greatest FALSE FLAG OPERATION IN THE HISTORY OF THE COUNTRY: (1) Rep. Jim Banks, R-IN 3rd congressional district and ranking member; (2) Rep. Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district; (3) Rep. Rodney Davis, R-IL 13th congressional district; (4) Rep. Kelly Armstrong, R-ND At-Large congressional district; and (5) Rep. Troy Nehls, R-TX 22nd congressional district.   (Note- it appears that Leader McCarthy lacked the balls to put Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, and/or Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-FL 1st congressional district, on the committee.  We know what we’ll get.
  87. 2021 Monday T: Business News– After OPEC and their allies agreed to increase production, global oil prices began to fall.   Elsewhere, art critic Sebastian Smee recently said of Hunter Biden’s artworks that the crap is ‘not worth more than $1,000.’  Hunter should go on the Starving Artists tour.  In other business news, Delaware just guaranteed the loss of jobs by raising the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour. 
  88. 2021 Monday U:  Economic News– As fears of new Chi-Vi eruptions around the country continue to grow, the stock market took another massive slide today mirroring last week’s massive losses on Friday.  We predicted back in January that by late summer/early fall, the markets would be in the tank.  Whether or not this happens, we stand with what we said.   In other fascinating news, freedom-fighter journalist Glen Greenwald says that House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi is raking in millions on companies SHE regulates through Congress.  Wow.  And they were angry at the Reddit users making a killing off GameStop stocks.   Finally, a new poll says that 88-percent of the American people are growing increasingly concerned over the rising cost of living.
  89. 2021 Monday V: Big Tech News– Rep. Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd congressional district, says that Democrats and Big Tech are working hard at creating a symbiotic relationship between Democratic-Socialists and BIG TECH.  The Democrats genuinely want to bring George Orwell’s “1984” to life.  Elsewhere, Gettr has President Donald J. Trump’s old Twitter handle ‘in the safe.’
  90. 2021 Monday W: War on Terror News / Terrorism News / Jihad News– NATO issued a forceful statement today encouraging the Taliban to stop running amok in Afghanistan as Western forces continue withdrawing combat forces.  (Note- we are sure the Taliban is listening to your warnings).  Retired U.S. Army General (and former CIA director) David Petraeus says that ‘the U.S. will come to regret the way in which it left Afghanistan.’  Once out, the U.S. cannot return.  (We hope the Chi-Coms fill the void and we hope the SOBs get sucked into a malevolent maelstrom of endless war.  We cannot see the Taliban allying with godless Chi-Coms who keep millions of fellow Muslims in slave labor camps).
  91. 2021 Monday X: U.S. Senate News I– U.S. Senate Democrats propose adding women to help draft laws.  What?  It’s 2021 and this has yet to happen.  Meanwhile, Senate Republicans warn Senate ‘Majority Leader’ “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer about the onrushing deadline to get something legitimate accomplished on the so-called ‘infrastructure bill.’
  92. 2021 Monday Y: Fake News I– It was fun watching author Michael Wolff- a great writer of FICTION- lambaste Brian “The Eunuch” Stelter as a proprietor of fake news.  What he said was that CNN presents itself as ‘virtuous news’ when in fact they are fake news.  Stelter was stunned and criticized Wolff for eagerly coming on the channel to share his views to which, Mr. Wolff said, ‘he does so to sell books.’  Hilarious.   Speaking of CNN, they announced that they are going to launch a new subscription streaming service as Fox News Channel has sometime in 2022.  Wow.  Can’t wait.
  93. 2021 Monday Z: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Fashion magazine Marie Claire says that media should show more parents getting abortions.  Sick f**ks
  94. 2022 Tuesday: Will today be the day that Joe Biden trundles off to the rest home and his despicable wife, ‘Dr. Jill’ Biden goes to prison for elder abuse?  Let’s hope so.  Here is another thought- those of us who live under the despotic rule of Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom cannot wait to see the ads that “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis will drop on our bozo chief executive come late October.  Gov. Newsom is such a worthless POS that he deserves ridicule and derision from everyone.  The man is so flipping stupid not to comprehend that he is a target-rich environment when it comes being trolled.  It’s going to be fun.  Chef E.C. McCardle.

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This artwork is #0896 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Solitude.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The final original recording by Beach Boy Carl Wilson- “Like a Brother”- came out on March 15, 2000, two years after his death from lung cancer.  Over the years- interesting fact- the Beach Boys joined bands like the Grateful Dead (you can find these bootleg albums and foreign releases by going to RZ Record) and Chicago where the groups united to deliver joint sets, all of which were phenomenal.  In this case, work on the album began in 1992 and ended in 1997 and features collaborations between Carl and Robert Lamm (Chicago) and Gerry Beckley (America) joined by a load of talented musicians with which to create the aura surrounding this album.  There are 10 tunes here (13 on a Japanese re-release from 2001) which are amazingly delightful melding of the styles of three great bands and three glorious artists, all in synch with one another.  We hope you will seek this one out at your favorite haunt for music and consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure; we think you will be glad that you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Average White Band but hope to do it at some point within the next 25 years.  Stick with us as you will be among the first to know.

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

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

[iv] We hope to share the music of the Eagles, Joe Walsh, Don Henley, Glenn Fray, and others, including Poco, sometime in the next decade.  Please remain with us.

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

[vi] We hope to begin promoting the music of the Allman Brothers Band and their spin-off projects sometime within the next eight years.  We hope you will be here when we do because they are a band worthy of investigation by the readership- you will be glad you did.

[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 offering the music of Supertramp on 13-July-2020 through an anticipated end date of 11-August-2020.  Please remain with us.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xx] Speaking of this prating POS, a new Trafalgar poll says that 64-percent of the American people- including 43-percent of Democrats- do not believe that the guffawing jackass is ready for prime time.