213. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 01, 2022

2022 Monday: Friends, let me float a theory by you: could the war in Ukraine be a false flag operation of sorts? Joe Biden’s regime is on its last legs and the goons still have two years to go. Still, the world is accepting skyrocketing gas prices, energy shortages, food shortages, Russian and communist Chinese hegemony, and a concerted effort to topple prosperous Western democracies all in the name of saving a despotic regime in Eastern Europe.

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213. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 01, 2022:

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U.S. Interior Secretary Robert McClelland; U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger; U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander J. Dallas; U.S. Secretaries of War William H. Crawford, Lewis Cass, Joseph Holt, Robert Todd Lincoln, Russell A. Alger, and Elihu Root; Acting U.S. Secretary of War Alexander J. Dallas; Chef Olaf Bologolo, Bachman-Turner Overdrive featuring Tim Bachman, Bad Company featuring Boz Burrell, “The Twist” by Chubby Checker, Deep Purple featuring Tommy Bolin, Def Leppard featuring Joe Elliott, the Grass Roots featuring Ricky Coonce, the Grateful Dead featuring Jerry Garcia, the Kinks featuring Ian Gibbons, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band featuring Geoff Britton, “Voodoo Lounge” by the Rolling Stones, and UFO featuring Paul Gray:

  1. 30 BC: Julius Caesar’s great nephew Gaius Octavian and his troops enter the Egyptian city of Alexandria bringing the North African nation under the authority of the Roman Republic, soon to be the Roman Empire.   Meanwhile, Roman General Mark Anthony commits suicide rather than surrender to Octavian; he was 53 years old.  His lover- and the mother of Julius Caesar’s son, Caesarion- committed suicide a brief time later walled up in her burial chamber.  Her method: a King Cobra.
  2. 1177 Monday: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I and the 170th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander III sign the Treaty of Venice, bestowing power to the emperor.
  3. 1619 Thursday: The first black slaves arrive in North America, 20 poor souls, landing at Jamestown, Virginia, on this date.  Unbeknownst to stupid, mostly white liberals four centuries later, the blacks followed in the footsteps of indentured Irish laborers, people who were worth a dime a dozen and who suffered mightily at the hands of the bondholders.  Blacks had a price, the Irish did not, thus the slaveowners were obligated to provide better treatment to their slaves than to their indentured laborers.
  4. 1628 Tuesday: Austrian Emperor Ferdinand II declares that ALL Protestants in his empire convert to Catholicism.
  5. 1714 Wednesday: Britain’s Queen Anne died at age 49; George the I succeeded her.
  6. 1732 Friday: Construction crews lay the foundation for the Bank of England.
  7. 1774 Monday: Scientist Joseph Priestly and chemist Carl Wilhelm isolated oxygen from the air for the first time.
  8. 1780 Tuesday: A declining power, Sweden declares its neutrality so as to avoid fighting European wars.
  9. 1781 Wednesday: A British army under the command of General Charles Cornwallis occupies Yorktown, Virginia.
  10. 1790 Sunday: The first census of the U.S. population gives the figure of 3,939,214.  The areas included were the present states of Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia.
  11. 1807 Saturday: In Greencastle, Pennsylvania, future 4th U.S. Interior Secretary Robert McClelland is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Pierce from March 08, 1853, to March 09, 1857.
  12. 1815 Tuesday: The 9th U.S. Secretary of State William H. Crawford assumed office on this date.  Crawford served under President James Madison from today until October 22, 1816, and then became Treasury secretary.  Meanwhile, U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander J. Dallas stepped down from office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from March 02, 1815, until today.
  13. 1831 Monday: The 14th U.S. Secretary of War Lewis Cass assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until October 04, 1836, and 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.
  14. 1834 Friday: Great Britain abolishes slavery throughout its Empire.  (They switched to using an endless supply of prison convicts).
  15. 1843 Tuesday: In Springfield, Illinois, future 35th U.S. Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln is born.  A Republican, he would serve under Presidents James A. Garfield and then Chester Alan Arthur from March 05, 1881, to March 04, 1885.
  16. 1867 Thursday: For the first time in U.S. history, blacks living in a southern state vote in state elections.
  17. 1873 Friday: Andrew S. Hallidie successfully tested a cable car, doing the design for San Francisco.
  18. 1876 Tuesday: Colorado became the 38th state to join the United States.
  19. 1893 Tuesday: Henry Perky and William Ford patented shredded wheat.
  20. 1894 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., the 25th U.S. Secretary of War Joseph Holt died at age 87.  A Republican, he served under President James Buchannan from January 18, 1861, to March 05, 1861.
  21. 1899 Tuesday: The 40th U.S. Secretary of War Russell A. Alger left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William McKinley from March 05, 1897, until today.  His replacement- the 41st U.S. Secretary of War Elihu Root- assumed office on this date.  A Republican, too, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from today until January 31, 1904.
  22. 1907 Thursday: The U.S. Army Signal Corps established an aeronautical division, the forerunner of the U.S. Air Force.
  23. 1911 Tuesday: Harriet Quimby became the first woman to receive a U.S. pilot’s certificate from the Aero Club of America.  Her accomplishments included being the first woman to fly across the English Channel; however due to an accident she suffered in July 1912, she died at age 37.
  24. 1914 Saturday: The German army crosses the border at Trois Vierges into Luxembourg; Kaiser Wilhelm II declares war on nephew, Tsar Nicholas II’s Russia, too.  France and Germany continue mobilization…World War I gets underway.
  25. 1918 Thursday: British troops occupy Vladivostok, Russia, to help the White Russians fight the Reds.
  26. 1926 Sunday: French troops find themselves fighting the Druze in Damascus, Syria.
  27. 1930 Friday: In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, future 62nd U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger is born.  A Republican, he served under President George H.W. Bush from December 08, 1992, to January 20, 1993.
  28. 1933 Tuesday: In Dutch-controlled Indonesia, the authorities arrest resistance leader and future prime minister, Sukarno.  
  29. 1936 Saturday: The Olympics opened in Berlin with a ceremony presided over by Adolf Hitler.  The event would conclude on August 16. 
  30. 1940 Thursday: Adolf Hitler is chomping on the bit.  He has the German General Staff working hard at revising Operation Sealion, the German invasion of the British Isles.  The British are putting up a fight in the air and on the sea and the invasion cannot go forward until the Germans are masters of both.  The Luftwaffe must gain complete control of British skies. 
  31. 1941 Friday: New York Yankee pitcher Lefty Gomez walks a Major League Baseball record of batters—11—in a shutout game.  The Yankees won 9-0 over the St. Louis Browns.
  32. 1942 Saturday: Jerry Garcia, noted guitarist and singer with the Grateful Dead[i] and with other groups or as a solo artist, was born on this date in San Francisco, California.
  33. 1943 Sunday: Rioting broke out in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood after a false rumor spread that a police officer had shot and killed a black U.S. Army soldier who in fact had only been wounded; six people were killed in the violence.  Elsewhere, after the Japanese destroyer Amagiri collided with PT-109 during a nighttime mishap, the patrol boat sank off the coast of the Solomon Islands.  Lt. John F. Kennedy was in command of the PT-boat and eleven of the thirteen crewmembers survived the collision and subsequent sinking.  Meanwhile, future drummer with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band- Geoff Britton (1979)- is born in Lewisham, Southeast London.
  34. 1944 Tuesday: An uprising broke out in Warsaw against the Nazi occupation; the revolt lasted two months before collapsing.   The Poles had been securing and building up weapons in preparation for killing their Nazi tormentors.  Meanwhile, the Russians are drawing closer to Warsaw but won’t come to the aid of the Poles until after the Nazis crush the uprising.  
  35. 1945 Wednesday: Chef-blogger with the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, Olaf Bologolo, is born on this date in Hanford, California.
  36. 1946 Thursday: The United States established the Atomic Energy Commission.  Elsewhere, future bassist with the British bands King Crimson[ii] and Bad Company[iii]—Boz Burrell—is born in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England, on this date.   Elsewhere, future rock drummer with the Grass Roots[iv]—Ricky Coonce—is born in Los Angeles, California.
  37. 1951 Wednesday: Tommy Bolin, future guitarist with the bands, Zephyr[v], the James Gang[vi], and Deep Purple[vii], is born on this date in Sioux City, Iowa.  Elsewhere, future guitarist-vocalist Tim Bachman, who would play in Bachman-Turner Overdrive, [viii] is born in Winnipeg, Canada.
  38. 1953 Saturday: The first-ever aluminum-faced building underwent completion on this date.
  39. 1956 Wednesday: Congress amended the Social Security Act to provide benefits to disabled workers aged 50-64 and disabled adult children.
  40. 1957 Thursday: Canada and the United States create NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
  41. 1958 Friday: The nuclear-powered submarine USS Nautilus begins its dive beneath the polar ice cap.  Meanwhile, the price of a First-Class stamp in the U.S. goes from 3-cents to 4-cents, the first increase in 26 years.  Elsewhere, in Rochford, England, future member of the British rock band, UFO- Paul Gray (guitars/bass)- is born.
  42. 1959 Saturday: Future rock vocalist with the British hard rock band, Def Leppard[ix]—Joe Elliott—is born on this date in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.
  43. 1960 Monday: Chubby Checker[x] releases the hit single, “The Twist,” which would create a brand-new dance sensation bearing the same name.  
  44. 1966 Monday: Charles Joseph Whitman, 25, went on a shooting rampage at the University of Texas in Austin, killing 14 people.  Police gunned down Whitman, who had also murdered his wife and mother hours earlier.
  45. 1971 Sunday: George Harrison[xi] and friends’ concert for Bangladesh takes place in New York City.  This amazing show opened with Ravi Shankar and his fellow musicians performing Indian music and then various members of various British and U.S. rock bands such as Eric Clapton, Leon Russell, Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Badfinger, Billy Preston, aka the ‘Fifth Beatle,’ and loads of others.  We advise everyone to look for this album and movie.
  46. 1973 Wednesday: The movie “American Graffiti” opened in movie theaters worldwide.
  47. 1975 Friday: The Helsinki accords pledged the signatory nations to respect human rights.
  48. 1976 Sunday: Elizabeth Taylor divorces her sixth husband, Richard Burton, whom she had married a second time.
  49. 1981 Saturday: The rock music video channel MTV made its debut on this date; however, it now focuses on perversion, homosexuality, and other disgusting and degrading forms of ‘entertainment.’  
  50. 1982 Sunday: During their invasion of Lebanon, the Israelis blast the capital city of Beirut.
  51. 1986 Friday: John McEnroe and Tatum O’Neal married on this date.
  52. 1987 Saturday: Mike Tyson beats Tony “TNT” Tucker in a unanimous 12-round with which to retain the WBA, WBC, and won the IBF heavyweight boxing title.  Besides winning the IBF title from Tucker in a title unification bout, Tyson put his record to 31-0 while Tubbs’ record went to 34-1-1.
  53. 1988 Monday: Conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh began broadcasting his nationally syndicate radio program on this date.
  54. 1990 Wednesday: Iraq pulls out of talks with Kuwait; soon the invasion would begin.
  55. 1993 Sunday: Reggie Jackson won admittance to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
  56. 1994 Monday: The Rolling Stones[xii] begin the Voodoo Lounge World Tour.  Elsewhere, Michael Jackson[xiii] and Lisa Marie Presley confirmed they had secretly married 11 weeks earlier.  However, in January 1996, Presley filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences with the “King of Pop.”
  57. 2005 Monday: Upon the death of King Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Prince Abdullah becomes king. 
  58. 2006 Tuesday: Israel’s Security Council decides to continue the incursion into Lebanon even though the world is calling on the Israelis to stop fighting that Hezbollah trash set in motion.  Don’t stop until you wipe all of them out.  Period.
  59. 2007 Wednesday: The eight-lane Interstate 35W Bridge, a major Minneapolis artery, collapsed into the Mississippi River during even rush hour, killing 13 people.  Elsewhere, the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex goes down a whopping 615 points in a single day, the third such worst collapse in the history of stock markets.
  60. 2008 Friday: Unemployment in the United States hits 5.7-percent, its highest rate in four years.  You know it must be an election year.
  61. 2009 Saturday: The thugs ruling Venezuela order the closure of at least 34 privately-owned radio stations.  It’s all for the ‘revolution’ don’t you know?  No- it’s what flipping communist do.  First thing that goes is freedom of speech.  Meanwhile, in Punjab, Pakistan, following claims that Christians desecrated a Holy Quran, jihadists murder six Christians. 
  62. 2010 Sunday: Following Palestinian thugs firing rockets into Israel last night, the Israelis launch airstrikes against Hamas thugs in the Gaza Strip.  Elsewhere, Venezuelan thug dictator Hugo Chavez- claiming the Colombians are going to invade his country to liberate people- threatens to send Venezuelan military forces to their shared border.  Colombia responds that in so many words, he’s full of fecal matter.
  63. 2011 Monday: Muslims are getting mighty uppity in Xinjiang Province, China, what with rioting which has led to at least 11 deaths including five jihadists and another 20-to-30 injured.  The Chi-Coms are preparing to crack down on the scum.  Meanwhile, North Korea continues playing the United States for chumps by saying they are willing to engage in the Six-Party Talks yet again.  Fine people, exceptionally fine people, the lying North Koreans.   Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives holds another vote and this time is able to raise the DEBT LIMIT CEILING so as to avert the 2011 Debt Limit Ceiling Crisis.  The Democrats want to spend and spend and spend…so what else is new?  
  64. 2012 Wednesday: Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak announces that in 30 days, ALL ultra-orthodox Jewish men will become available for the nation’s military draft.  Of course, the ultra-orthodox are unhappy but when it comes to defending one’s country, you do what you must do.
  65. 2013 Thursday: Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Republican, urged grassroots activists to join him in his fight to defund the president’s signature law, the Affordable Care Act…they donated millions to the cause.   Meanwhile, defying Barack Obama and the United States, Vladimir Putin granted Edward Snowden temporary asylum, allowing the National Security Agency leaker to slip out of the Moscow airport where he had been holed up for weeks.
  66. 2014 Friday: Days after imposing additional sanctions against Russia, U.S. President Barack Obama contacts Russian President Vladimir Putin to express concern about Russia’s continuing support of Ukrainian separatists.  Meanwhile, a medical examiner ruled that a New York City police officer’s chokehold caused the death of Eric Garner, whose videotaped arrest, and final pleas of “I can’t breathe!” had sparked outrage.  What happened to Mr. Garner was not right; however, as impartial we must point out that from the moment police tried to take Garner into custody, he resisted arrest and continued resisting arrest until he died.  Do not fight the cops when they want to arrest you.
  67. 2015 Saturday: After Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla warned creditors the previous June that if its debt did not undergo restructuring to keep the commonwealth afloat, Puerto Rico fails to make a $58 billion payment on bonds issued by the Public Finance Corporation.  In other news, Palestinian riffraff have been causing trouble for the Israelis who after the scumbags murder an innocent wee babe in his crib by setting him on fire leads Israeli Defense Forces to take the fight to the human garbage.  At least two Palestinian 17-year-olds are killed in the resulting fray.
  68. 2016 Monday:  In the autonomous district of Yamalo-Nenets, Siberia, an outbreak of anthrax kills one person, sickens another eight, and kills at least 2,300 reindeer.  The authorities blame it on…climate change…what else?  Elsewhere, after receiving a request from the ‘government’ in Libya to take out ISIS thugs in Sirte, NATO warplanes arrive on scene, drops loads of bombs, and according to the government kills a whole lotta scumbags.
  69. 2017 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate confirms the Honorable Christopher A. Wray the next head of the FBI, thus ending the era of the corrupt James Comey.  Elsewhere, in Herat, Afghanistan, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam- strikes again when a bomb blast at the Jawadia Shia Mosque kills at least 30 and injures and maims countless others.  Got to love the religion!  Next, famed keyboardist with the rock band, Steppenwolf- Goldy McJohn- died in Seattle, Washington, on this date from a heart attack; he was 72 years old.
  70. 2018 Wednesday: The remains of dozens of presumed casualties of the Korean War were returned to U.S. soil; in an emotional ceremony in Hawaii, military members carried 55 boxes draped with American flags off two military transport planes.  Meanwhile, in Paris, angry ticket agents at the Eiffel Tower go on strike leaving tens of thousands of tourists perplexed as to WTF to do?
  71. 2019 Thursday: Keyboardist with the Kinks[xiv] from 1979 to the early 1990s- Ian Gibbons- died at his home in England from bladder cancer; he was only 67.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate confirms Kelly Craft as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.  Elsewhere, due to Chi-Com intransigence, President Donald J. Trump announces via a tweet that starting September 1, 2019, the U.S. is going to slap a 10-percent tariff on $300 billion of Chi-Com exports.  Good.  The SOBs have been raping the United States for a long, long time.  Time to make those bloodsuckers pay.
  72. 2020 Saturday: Florida is bracing today for incoming Hurricane Isaias.  Meanwhile, Democrats and Republicans are working hard to craft a new Chinese Virus relief package.  The Democrats want to continue giving unemployed Americans $600 atop their state unemployment checks while the GOP wants to slash the additional funding to $200 atop the weekly state unemployment checks.  The GOP wants workers to return to work while the Democrats seek to keep them at home, dependent upon federal government until well after the November elections.  Democrats seek to topple the U.S. economy as only then can uber-leftists force Marxism down the throats of the American people.  Finally, BOTH Democrats and Republicans slam President Donald J. Trump for seeking to remove U.S. troops from Germany and redeploy them farther east to countries such as Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, as well as bring some of them home.  Very few NATO member countries fail to pay their annual 2-percent dues.   As for the most prosperous nation in Western Europe and a linchpin of the alliance: Germany wants U.S. troops to protect them from Russia, yet Angela Merkel makes energy deals with Vladimir Putin for natural gas pipelines coming directly into her country.  This is bulls**t! 
  73. 2020 Saturday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the Chinese Flu, the Kung Flu, you know, the Chinese “gift” that won’t stop giving, statistics for today: 17,594,541 confirmed cases, UP 273,147, 679,439 confirmed deaths, UP 5,617, and 10,333,166 confirmed recoveries, UP 178,140.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 4,686,214 confirmed cases, UP 61,034 new cases, 156,370 confirmed deaths, UP 1,124, and 2,293,228 confirmed recoveries, UP 30,254. 
  74. 2020 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states where the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 500,130 confirmed cases, 9,224 confirmed deaths, but thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom being little more than a festering POS, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 2,197 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,243 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 55,803 confirmed cases, 1,564 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t list the number of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at the numbers of another state we haven’t looked at lately, Pennsylvania, the “Keystone State,” one of the worst states for out-of-control liberal politics.  The number of cases in the state is 112,936 while the number of deaths is 13,588.  No mention of the number of confirmed recoveries.  Such a shame but the one thing we do know is that Governor Tom Wolf is little more than a hardcore political hack.
  75. 2021 Sunday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 198,968,742 confirmed cases, +460,657, 4,239,563 confirmed deaths, +7,115 and 179,593,456 confirmed recoveries, +342,991.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,767,126 confirmed cases, UP 21,102 from yesterday’s reporting, 629,380 confirmed deaths, UP 70, [i] and 29,673,290 confirmed recoveries, UP 7,173.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]  
  76. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 310,938 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 93,140 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  77. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,965,396 confirmed cases, 64,423 confirmed deaths, and 2,100,971 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,636,066 confirmed cases, 39,079 confirmed deaths, and 2,089,018 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 42,862 confirmed cases, 537 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 474,835 confirmed cases, 6,168 confirmed deaths, and 230,729 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Missouri: they have 681,518 confirmed cases, 10,289 confirmed deaths, and 577,236 confirmed recoveries. [iii]    
  78. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 875,801 confirmed cases, 6,477 confirmed deaths, and 850,950 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Gambia, 166th country on the list: 7,709 cases of the virus, 212 confirmed deaths and 6,600 confirmed recoveries. [iv]     
  79. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,935.47, DOWN 149.06 points (-0.42%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,672.68, DOWN 105.59 points (-0.71%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,395.26, DOWN 23.89 points (-0.54%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.81 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.19%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.55 per troy ounce, 0.00 (+0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,045.90 per troy oz, -2.50 (-0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.48 per pound, 0.00 (-0.04%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,660.50 per troy oz, +14.52 (+0.55%).[vi] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per CNY/T, +22,500.00 (+2.99%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,597.75 per USD/T, +2.25 (+0.09%). [vii]    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 Iraqi Dinar, one greenback equals 1,458.00 and in Jamaican Dollar, a buck equal 154.26 and in Japanese Yen, one dollar equals 109.70 of theirs. [viii]        
  80. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.373 per gallon, $2.971 in Florida, $4.084 in Hawaii, and $3.854 in Washington state. [ix]    Let’s look at one other location- Louisiana: $2.816.  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- Jamaica: $4.711 per U.S. Gallon.[x]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,591,181,135,271 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xi]  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 United Arab Emirates, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Mexico with $49 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  81. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 131 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the horrendous humanitarian disaster along the southern border and to have done absolutely NOTHING about it.  It’s also her 37th day since her one and only visit to the southern border and to have done absolutely NOTHING about it.   When we say ‘nothing,’ we mean, “NOTHING.”  It is time she laid down her duties- not that she ever picked them up- and returned home to spend more time with her family.  Adios.  Customs and Border Protection officials report that in the month of June, the authorities caught 190,000 illegals which means many, many more were able to have beaten the dragnet.   Speaking of CBP, former acting commissioner of the organization- Mark Morgan- calls out the hypocrisy of both Joe Biden and the Democrats over their stoppage of the border wall construction- ‘it would be cheaper to complete the wall rather than care for all of these frigging illegal aliens.’
  82. 2021 Sunday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Speaking of the horrendous ongoing mess along the southern border, here are the numbers reported by One America News for this disgusting disaster we have no choice but to watch.  It affects all of us, it harms all of us, and it will eat away at the guts of the country until everything implodes.  First, here is the COST THIS DAY of caring for all the frigging illegal aliens: $583,016,384.   Second, here is the COST THIS YEAR: $232,911,831,040.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal aliens estimated to have crossed the border this year: 2,387,159.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegals believed to be within the United States: 36,387,160.  (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).  Note- if you have read our blog site for any length of time, then you know we estimated as far back as 2009 when we first began being the voice of the culinary worker and professional chef that back then, we believed the number to be between 35-to-50 million whereas now, we suspect the honest-to-God number is closer to 75-100 million which means we have the seeds of our own demise residing within our country.  DEPORT THEM NOW no matter the difficulty or the cost.
  83. 2021 Sunday H: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– While sending Cubans back to their communist hellhole, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says that at least 100,000 Haitians will be provided work permits so they can work (and vote) in the U.S. without fear.  Elsewhere, seizures of fentanyl along the southern border are up by as much as 4,000-percent.  CBP officials report the drug comes from labs in Mexico supplied by the Chi-Coms and that it is used in cocaine, heroin, and in pill presses to create fake oxycontin and other pharmaceutical prescribed drugs being used by Americans.  Deaths are going way up once again now that President Donald J. Trump is not in the White House.
  84. 2021 Sunday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Former Iranian thug President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says that while HE was president, the government lied for EIGHT years about its countless human rights abuses and violations.  Mahmoud, everyone knows that.  Iranian leaders are ALL liars.  Elsewhere, the government of Myanmar has extended its ‘state of emergency’ with the leader of the coup proclaimed the prime minister.  Meanwhile, the war in Afghanistan continues to rage what with the cities of Herat, Lashkar Gah, and Kandahar being attacked and overwhelmed in some places.  In the western portion of the country, the Taliban has attacked a United Nations compound.
  85. 2021 Sunday J:  COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– As drooling Joe Biden continues trying to discern ways by which he can coerce the American people into taking the Kung Flu vaccines, Governor Kim Reynolds, R-IA, says ‘nope’ to offering $100 incentives to entice her citizens into getting the shots.  (Note- we suspect they could jack it up to $1,000 per jab and people would still say, “HELL, NO, we are not getting this duck dreck”).  Meanwhile, CNN ‘health expert’ John Berman puts the blame for the ongoing ‘pandemic’ onto the shoulders of the unvaccinated while totally ignoring the wide-open borders and the hundreds of thousands of infected illegals pouring across into the United States.  Good try, Mr. Berman, but it’s all bullshit.  This dimwit also says that Joe Biden declared victory ‘way too early.’ 
  86. 2021 Sunday K: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Two countries- Thailand and Indonesia- are pushing away from using Chi-Com vaccines, finding fault with how they are manufactured and the myriad side effects they cause the recipients.  (Note- NO one should use any vaccine from either the Chi-Coms or the Russians.  Both are f**ked up countries).   Elsewhere, a new poll says that only 45-percent of the American people are concerned about getting the Chi-Vi while 13-percent- hardcore liberals- wet their beds at night in terror of contracting it.   What’s more, Xi Jinping Bat Flu deaths and hospitalizations are at record lows.  Yes, the Delta variant of the Chi-Com flu is much more contagious- like the common cold- but much less lethal.  Also let’s not forget that about one week ago today, the Dems were beginning to drive up the fears of the Lambda variant but then abruptly yanked that one back for use at a later date.  Delta comes from India while Lambda comes from Peru. 
  87. 2021 Sunday L: Health and Medical Alerts– Fox News host Judge Janine Pirro says that the government is setting up for future COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions- especially going into 2022 so the Dems and their RINO sycophants can replicate the elections theft they perfected in conjunction with the Chi-Coms in 2020.  Judge Pirro points out that the LEFT is the science deniers.  She also asked what the ‘endgame’ in this horrible scheme is? In other Chi-Vi news, the Centers for Disease Control is paying the National Football League’s Alumni Association $3.5 million to get retired players to coerce current players into taking the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines even though they have no desire to do it.  Next, in two San Francisco, California, hospitals, 233 breakthrough cases among fully vaccinated staff have occurred with at least TWO of them hospitalized.  Finally, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, R, is blasting health officials for exaggerating COVID-19’s danger via their frightening hyperbole.
  88. 2021 Sunday M: Political News I– The ‘mask mandate’ imposed by nonagenarian U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi is not only unpopular with most Republicans, but  also becoming increasingly unpopular with many Democrats as well- so says the polls.  Speaking of mask mandates, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel “Bow-Wow” Bowser like many other Democrats- including “Mumbles” Pelosi and her corpulent sidekick, Rep. Jerrold “Tub-of-Goo” Nadler, DS-NY 10th CD, all have been captured wandering around sans masks.  Next, Democrats are fretting over the fact that millions of Americans could soon be homeless once the moratorium on evictions vanishes but here’s the deal: most of the $45 billion earmarked for helping renters and mortgage holders keep current remains unused which means it’s resting peacefully in the pockets of Democrat and RINO politicians.   
  89. 2021 Sunday N: Political News II– We have been long hoping for this but it sounds like former Alaska GOP Governor Sarah Palin could return to politics and take a go at highly unpopular current Senator Lisa Murkowski in 2022.  We hope to God she runs and beats this Republican-in-name-only.  She would be an amazing addition to the U.S. Senate.  Meanwhile, U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd CD, says that ‘IF he gets the gavel in November 2022, he will launch investigations into drooling Joe Biden and extremely corrupt House Speaker “Mumbles” Pelosi.   Speaking of moronic Democrats, the police chief of Charleston, South Carolina, Luther Reynolds, says that the Democrats’ Defund the Police scheme is blowing up in their faces.
  90. 2021 Sunday O: Business News– Amazon has been slammed with a $886 million fine over a recent data law breach.  Meanwhile, British-based bank Monzo Bank Ltd finds itself embroiled in a money-laundering mess.
  91. 2022 Monday: Friends, let me float a theory by you: could the war in Ukraine be a false flag operation of sorts?  Joe Biden’s regime is on its last legs and the goons still have two years to go.  Still, the world is accepting skyrocketing gas prices, energy shortages, food shortages, Russian and communist Chinese hegemony, and a concerted effort to topple prosperous Western democracies all in the name of saving a despotic regime in Eastern Europe.  I suspect that once liberal lunatics such as Joe f**king Biden seize power as his good buddy, Justin Trudeau has already done and others follow, the New World Order will be imposed on the global population with the Chi-Coms at the top.  This is evil, coordinated, and propaganda/fake news supported, and I fear if they find a way to force everyone to remain at home another election cycle, it will become a fait accompli.  Although Ukraine is being destroyed, it will be rebuilt once the world is starved into submission, the people driven into poverty, and freeze in the winters and broil in the summers, it will be too late.  Tell me what you think- Chef Hector.

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This artwork is #0909 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Verbenas and Saguaros.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The next album by Beach Boys’ genius, Brian Wilson, is his first seasonal release: “What I Really Want for Christmas,” an album that came out on October 18, 2005.  The Beach Boys had a glorious Christmas album so it would make sense that Brian would do something similar and thus, here it is.  Besides doing some of his classic Beach Boys tunes such as “Little St. Nick” and “The Man with All the Toys,” he delivers some amazing covers of other, classic Yuletide tunes.  As always, he has a superb cast of supporting musicians with which to deliver a delightful holiday package.  We hope you will seek this one out and consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure around the holidays.  You will be extremely glad you did- we guarantee it.

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[i] 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.

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

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

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

[v] Not sure if we will ever get to the music of Zephyr but we sure as heck to do so within the next, uh, 25 years or so.

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

[ix] Not sure when we will offer the music of Def Leppard but we hope to do it sometime within the next decade.  Please, keep posted for further information.

[x] When we do the old rock-and-rollers and the blues men, Chubby Checkers will be among them.

[xi] 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.    We hope you will seek them out and consider adding these albums to your collection.  We thank you.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

206. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 25, 2022

2022 Monday: As the Voice of Occupied Los Angeles, California, a place overrun with illegal aliens, gangbangers, corrupt politicians, and liberal losers, let me ask a pertinent question: could Joe Biden’s feebleness be the result of long-term syphilis? Everyone knows that back in the day, not only did Senator Teddy Kennedy- aka, the “Lion of the Senate”- but so did good buddies, Senators Chris Dodd of Connecticut and Joe Biden. Leave it to some losers like Dr. Jill to push her mentally disabled husband into a position of power that he cannot hope to ever have a grip on. Dr. Jill should be in prison and her husband in the loony bin for old gropers and hair-sniffers.

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206. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 25, 2022:

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Pioneer Day Observed (Utah)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Nathan Clifford; U.S. Attorney General Nathan Clifford; U.S. Interior Secretary Roy Owen West; U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull; the Band featuring Rick Danko, the Beatles- “While my Guitar Gently Weeps,” Bob Dylan, Fleetwood Mac featuring Peter Green, Iron Butterfly featuring Erik Braun, Nazareth featuring Manny Charlton, Santana featuring Jose “Chepito” Areas, and Uriah Heep featuring Mike Clarke:

  1. 326 Sunday: Constantine refuses to carry out the traditional pagan sacrifices.
  2. 1139 Tuesday: Count Alfonso the First becomes the king of Portugal.
  3. 1330 Tuesday: After two years and 74 days, the reign of the 196.1st Roman Catholic Antipope Nicholas V ended.  Elected in opposition to Pope John XXII, Nicholas’ time as the Vicar of Christ began on May 12, 1328.
  4. 1394 Friday: Charles VI of France issues a decree, which calls for the expulsion of all Jews from his nation.
  5. 1492 Monday: The reign of the 213th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent VIII ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on August 29, 1484, and over the subsequent seven years and 331 years guided his global flock on its journey to commune with Jesus Christ.
  6. 1564 Saturday: Maximillian II succeeds his father Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor.
  7. 1587 Saturday: Japanese dictator Hideyoshi banned Christianity in Japan and ordered ALL Christians to leave the country.
  8. 1593 Sunday: France’s King Henry IV converted from Protestantism to Roman Catholicism.
  9. 1670 Friday: The Austrian city of Vienna expels its Jewish citizens.
  10. 1759 Wednesday: British forces defeated a French army at Fort Niagara in Canada.
  11. 1799 Thursday: French-Egyptian troops under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte defeat troops of the Turkish potentate, Sultan Selim III (28th Ottoman Turkish sultan and caliph), at the Battle of Abukir.
  12. 1805 Thursday: Aaron Burr visited New Orleans with plans to establish a new country, with New Orleans as the capital city.
  13. 1814 Monday: The Battle of Lundy’s Lane, one of the bloodiest battles of the War of 1812, took place in present-day Niagara Falls, Ontario, with no clear winner.
  14. 1822 Thursday: General Agustin de Iturbide is crowned Emperor Agustin I, the first emperor of Mexico.
  15. 1850 Thursday: Gold is discovered in the Rogue River in the Oregon Territory.   
  16. 1854 Tuesday: Walter Hunt patents the paper collar.
  17. 1861 Thursday: A skirmish between Confederate and Union troops occurs at Ft. Fillmore in the New Mexico Territory.  Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., the Crittenden Resolution passes, which declares the Civil War to be fought to preserve the Union, NOT to alter slavery in the United States?
  18. 1866 Wednesday: Ulysses S. Grant was named General of the Army of the United States, the first officer to hold the rank.
  19. 1868 Saturday: The U.S. Congress passes an act that creates the Wyoming Territory.
  20. 1871 Tuesday: Seth Wheeler patented perforated wrapping paper.
  21. 1881 Monday: The 34th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Nathan Clifford, Democrat, died in Cornish, Maine, on this date.  President James Buchannan nominated Clifford to fill the seat of Benjamin Curtis.  Clifford served from January 12, 1858, to July 25, 1881.  He also served the nation as its 19th U.S. attorney general.  In this role, he served under President James K. Polk from October 17, 1846, to March 17, 1848.
  22. 1898 Monday: The United States invaded Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War.
  23. 1907 Thursday: Korea becomes a protectorate of Japan on this date.
  24. 1909 Sunday: French aviator Louis Bleriot became the first person to fly an airplane across the English Channel, traveling from Calais to Dover in 37 minutes.
  25. 1914 Saturday: The German Social Democratic Party declares that “NO German blood is to be shed to aid the Austrian tyrant” as the opening days of World War I commence.
  26. 1924 Friday: Greece announces the deportation of 50,000 Armenians.
  27. 1928 Wednesday: The 30th U.S. Interior Secretary Roy Owen West began serving the American people on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from today until March 04, 1929.
  28. 1934 Wednesday: Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dolfuss was assassinated by pro-Nazi Austrians in a failed coup attempt.
  29. 1939 Tuesday: W2XBS TV in New York City presented the first musical comedy seen on TV.  The show was “Topsy and Eva.”
  30. 1940 Thursday: As the wars in Europe and in China continue to grow, Washington, D.C., outlaws the export of military supplies and raw materials other than to regional countries and Great Britain so as not to allow them to fall into the hands of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, Imperial Japan, and their lesser allies.  Meanwhile, in the European Theater, Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine forces are carrying out air and naval attacks on British shipping in the English Channel.
  31. 1941 Friday: The U.S. government froze all of Japan’s assets.  Elsewhere, Italian waterborne commandoes and minisubs carry out attacks on Malta’s main harbor.  They seek to destroy British warships and cargo vessels.  The attack does not cause any major damage.  Meanwhile, in La Linea, Spain, future guitarist/vocalist with the Scottish rock band, Nazareth- Manny Charlton- is born.  He would perform with the band from 1968 to 1990.
  32. 1942 Saturday: During World War II, Axis troops continue subduing the Russian city of Rostov.   German and Romanian troops finally batter their way into the heart of the old city thus cutting off Russian retreat.  It will also allow the Axis forces to isolate the Crimea and all Red Army and naval forces there.
  33. 1943 Sunday: Benito Mussolini was dismissed as premier of Italy by King Victor Emmanuel III and later rescued by the Nazis and re-asserted his authority.  Meanwhile, the first U.S. warship named for a black American, the USS Leonard Roy Harmon, is launched.  
  34. 1944 Tuesday: During World War II, U.S. friendly fire kills 136 and wounds 621 G.I.’s at the French town of St. Lo.  Meanwhile, in the Pacific, U.S. troops begin the occupation of Guam from the Japanese; however, the defenders launch a spirited banzai attack against them.  Finally, the first attacks by jet airplanes in combat, the Messerschmitt 262 takes place in the skies over Europe.
  35. 1946 Thursday: The United States detonated an atomic bomb near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific in the first underwater test of the device.  Elsewhere, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stage their first show as a team at Club 500 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  Finally, future percussionist with Santana[i], 1969-1977 / 1987-89–Jose “Chepito” Areas—is born in León, Nicaragua on this date. 
  36. 1950 Tuesday: Future bassist with the British hard rock band, Uriah Heep[ii], 1971-72—Mike Clarke—is born in Liverpool, England, on this date.
  37. 1952 Friday: Puerto Rico became a self-governing commonwealth of the United States.
  38. 1953 Saturday: In Washington, D.C. the 47th U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull died.  A Democrat, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from March 04, 1933, to November 30, 1944.
  39. 1956 Wednesday: The Italian liner Andrea Doria collided with the Swedish passenger ship, Stockholm, off the New England coast late at night and began sinking; at least 51 people lost their lives in the mishap.
  40. 1960 Monday: The Republican National Convention nominates Vice President Richard M. Nixon as its presidential candidate.  Elsewhere, a Woolworth’s store in Greensboro, North Carolina, which had been the scene of a sit-in protest against its whites-only lunch counter dropped its segregation policy.
  41. 1961 Tuesday: In a televised address on the Berlin Crisis, President John F. Kennedy announced a series of steps aimed at bolstering the military in the face of Soviet demands that Western powers withdraw from the German city’s western sector.  
  42. 1962 Wednesday: The U.S. House of Representatives passes a bill requiring equal pay for equal work, regardless of sex—what the hell has happened since that time?   Does NO one observe this law or was it tossed on the dung heap of political history?  Democrats screeching and sobbing over ‘equal pay for equal work’ and yet women continue making less and men continue making more.  Wow.
  43. 1963 Thursday: The United States, the Soviet Union, and Britain initialed a treaty in Moscow prohibiting the testing of nuclear weapons in the atmosphere, in space or underwater.  The three nations officially signed the treaty on August 05, 1963.  
  44. 1965 Sunday: Folk-rock begins as Bob Dylan[iii] electrifies his instruments at the Newport Folk Festival.  While we hate to say it, hardliners are shocked and protest—he is booed off the stage!
  45. 1966 Monday: Eric Clapton[iv] begins recording guitar tracks for George Harrison’s[v] “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”; the song would appear on the 1969 “White Album.” 
  46. 1969 Friday: A week after the accident at Chappaquiddick that claimed the life of Democrat campaign worker, Mary Jo Kopechne, Senator Theodore “Teddy” Kennedy[vi] pleads guilty to leaving the scene of an accident.
  47. 1972 Tuesday: The notorious Tuskegee syphilis experiment came to light as The Associated Press reported that for the previous four decades, the U.S. Public Health Service, in conjunction with the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, had been allowing poor, rural black male patients with syphilis to go without treatment, even allowing them to die, as a way of studying the disease.
  48. 1978 Tuesday: Louise Joy Brown, the first test tube baby, was born in Oldham, England.  She had been conceived through in-vitro fertilization.
  49. 1984 Wednesday: Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes the first woman to walk in space.
  50. 1985 Thursday: Following a coup, the African nation of Uganda suspends its constitution.  Meanwhile, a spokeswoman for Rock Hudson confirmed the actor, hospitalized in Paris, was suffering from HIV-AIDS.  He died in October 1985.
  51. 1987 Saturday: The Salt Lake City Trappers set a professional baseball record as the team won its 29th game in a row.
  52. 1994 Monday: Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Jordan’s King Hussein signed a declaration at the White House ending their countries’ 46-year formal state of war.
  53. 1997 Friday: Ric Danko of the Band[vii] receives a suspended sentence from Japanese authorities for drug smuggling.
  54. 1998 Saturday: The USS Harry S. Truman received its commission and went into service for the United States Navy.
  55. 2000 Tuesday: A Concorde jet crashes outside Paris claiming the lives of 109 passengers and crew and another four on the ground.  Meanwhile, the British rock band, UFO, releases the amazing album, “Covenant.” 
  56. 2002 Thursday: Zacarias Moussaoui declared he was guilty of conspiracy in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the dramatically withdrew his plea at his arraignment in Alexandria, Va.  Just take the POS out behind the courthouse and put a bullet in his skull- screw all the niceties.
  57. 2003 Friday: In Los Angeles, California, Erik Braun, 52 years-old, the original guitarist of the L.A. psychedelic rock band Iron Butterfly[viii], dropped dead from a heart attack.
  58. 2004 Sunday: Violence continues across Iraq as the war to liberate the people from the tyranny of Saddam Hussein has turned the country into a violent morass.  There is hardly one place north, south, east, or west in the country that is not seeing violence that President George W. Bush set in motion a year earlier by invading the horrible country.
  59. 2005 Monday: Pain and suffering continue in Iraq as a suicide bombing on a police checkpoint in central Baghdad kills at seven poor souls and wounds countless others.  Again, what the hell is wrong with these people?  Elsewhere, a mystery epidemic in western China has killed at least 17 people.  The government says it’s neither the bird flu nor SARS.
  60. 2006 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate passed the Interstate Abortion Bill.  Under this law, nonparents transporting a minor across state lines to get an abortion would face prosecution under the law and federal prison time.   Meanwhile, in the ongoing battles between Hezbollah vermin and Israeli Defense Forces, the Israeli military decides to destroy 10 multistory buildings in downtown Beirut.  Time to teach the jihadists a serious lesson…
  61. 2007 Wednesday: Democrats continue persecuting the George W. Bush administration what with the House Judiciary Committee votes 22-17 to approve a report citing White House Chief of Staff Joshua Bolten and former White House counsel Harriet Miers for failing to comply with subpoenas demanding answers as to why the Bush administration fired U.S. attorneys.  (Probably because they were spying for the Democrats).
  62. 2008 Friday: Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-OH 10th CD, goes before the House Judiciary Committee to present the articles of impeachment for President George W. Bush.  Why are you doing it, Rep. Kucinich, the man is going to be gone in six months?
  63. 2009 Saturday: As wildfires spread across France, Spain, Sardinia, and Greece, dozens die and numerous others suffer injuries.  Meanwhile, following yet another corrupt election in the terrorist country of Iran, worldwide protests broke out in 80 cities around the world as pro-democracy protesters joined Iranians living abroad. 
  64. 2010 Sunday:  U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner declares his interest in allowing the set of tax cuts in the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 to expire at the end of 2010.  The Obama administration wants to strip high earners of their tax cuts but want to keep them for middle- and lower-income Americans. 
  65. 2011 Monday:  Former Cuban President Fidel Castro makes his first appearance outside of Havana since leaving office in 2006, visiting a mausoleum in Artemisia.   Elsewhere, as the Arab Spring continues growing in intensity, the Syrian government announces that it will permit the formation of political parties.  Wow.  Meanwhile, President Barack Hussein Obama cancels all political fundraisers so he can concentrate on the looming debt ceiling crisis.   He goes on national TV to give a prime-time address to the American people warning of the ‘incalculable damage’ the nation faces if he can’t get the debt ceiling raised.
  66. 2012 Wednesday: Ivica Dacic is officially sworn in as prime minister of Serbia.  Elsewhere in Syria, Syrian government forces commence rocket and artillery barrages in the Damascus suburb of Al-Tall, currently held by rebel thugs.  Meanwhile, today is a GREAT DAY for North Korea’s Kim Jong Un- his wedding day.  North Korean state media celebrates his marriage to the extremely lucky lady, Ri Sol-ju.  Live long and prosper.
  67. 2013 Thursday: Amid an increasing industrial slowdown, China institutes business tax breaks and export liberalization to boost its economic growth.  Elsewhere, the United Nations reports that more than 100,000 people have been killed in the Syrian civil war, one that refuses to die no matter how many world leaders condemn it. 
  68. 2014 Friday:  Dutch and Australian police are headed to eastern Ukraine in the continuing search for bodies and evidence in the missile strike of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17; separatists have been accused of tampering with evidence and hindering investigations.  Elsewhere, as Hamas and Israel continue trading blows, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry proposes a ceasefire.  The Israelis wave it off while Hamas says nothing.  Such is the world’s respect for this bumbling doofus.
  69. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, two animal rights activists are placed under house arrest, awaiting trial for acts of terrorism against the fur industry; in 2013, Joseph Buddenberg and Nicole Kissane released minks from mink farms and vandalized fur businesses across the U.S.  Meanwhile, a swimming pool in northern Iraq goes from a scene of tranquility to a scene of horror when two suicide bombers detonate their explosives.  At least 12 people are killed, and God knows how many more are wounded.
  70. 2016 Monday: Verizon buys Yahoo for a whopping price of $4.83 billion.  Elsewhere, the Saudis are growing increasingly angrier as attacks by devious Houthi rebels have killed five Saudi border guards along the border with Yemen.  Time to go in there and eradicate the Iranian scumbags trashing the poorest Arab country.  Meanwhile, a mass shooting occurs at the Fort Myers, Florida, nightclub Club Blu what with two dead and another 15-17 wounded, mostly 17-years-old and younger.
  71. 2017 Tuesday: Following Palestinian unrest and turmoil, Israel announces it will remove metal detectors from the Temple Mount, bowing to angry Muslim pressure.  Israel only had them there to protect its citizens from terrorist attacks.  Elsewhere, the U.S. agrees to open debate on repealing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act- aka, Obamacare- but they won’t.  It’s all for show.
  72. 2018 Wednesday: Following the death of a 10-year-old girl, Somalia’s new attorney-general announces that he is going to prosecute the sick sons of bitches that botched the job.  Meanwhile, near and around Sweida, ISIS launches a string of suicide bombings that claim the lives of more than 200 people and injure countless others.  In other news, the U.S. and the European Union agree to end the ongoing trade war over President Donald J. Trump’s demands that the Europeans open their markets up to U.S.-made cars.
  73. 2019 Thursday: Off the coast of Libya, a migrant boat carrying 250 refugees capsizes, claiming the lives of at least 100 people and possibly more making it one of the worst disasters regarding migrants this year.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Justice under Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr announces the federal government will commence carrying out death sentences with five scheduled to go.  Elsewhere, the North Koreans test fire two missiles that land into the Sea of Japan that causes the Japanese government to issue a warning to Pyongyang.
  74. 2020 Saturday: Fiery blues guitarist and founding member of the British band, Fleetwood Mac[ix]– Peter Green- died today at his home in Canvey Island, United Kingdom, in his sleep.  He was 73 years old.  He began his musical career playing in John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers and then helped found Fleetwood Mac in 1968 and left in 1969 due to his becoming increasingly schizophrenic.   Elsewhere, actors John Saxon died at age 83 while Regis Philbin died at age 88.
  75. 2020 Saturday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the Chinese Flu, the Kung Flu, you know, the Chinese “gift” that won’t stop giving, statistics for today: 15,909,757 confirmed cases, UP 244,457, 641,889 confirmed deaths, UP 3,270, and 9,164,700 confirmed recoveries, UP 182,680.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 4,250,380 confirmed cases, UP 64,051 new cases, 148,593 confirmed deaths, UP 943, and 1,277,437 confirmed recoveries, UP 21,030. 
  76. 2020 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states where the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 445,400 confirmed cases, 8,337 confirmed deaths, but thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom being little more than a festering POS, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 1,620 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,167 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 51,849 confirmed cases, 1,495 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t list the number of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at the numbers of another state we haven’t looked at lately, Illinois, the “Land of Lincoln,” one of the worst states for out-of-control liberal politics.  The number of cases in the state is 169,883 while the number of deaths is 7,560.  No mention of the number of confirmed recoveries.  Such a shame.
  77. 2021 Sunday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 194,835,316 confirmed cases, +425,282, 4,175,129 confirmed deaths, +6,678 and 176,779,229 confirmed recoveries, +309,262.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,196,465 confirmed cases, UP 15,204 from yesterday’s reporting, 626,762 confirmed deaths, UP 49, [x] and 29,511,909 confirmed recoveries, UP 33,736.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xi]  
  78. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 308,320 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 95,758 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  79. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,906,624 confirmed cases, 64,235 confirmed deaths, and 2,088,946 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,525,342 confirmed cases, 38,670 confirmed deaths, and 2,277,524 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 40,659 confirmed cases, 527 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 467,727 confirmed cases, 6,125 confirmed deaths, and 229,697 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Michigan: they have 1,006,360 confirmed cases, 21,146 confirmed deaths, and 871,402 confirmed recoveries.[xii]   
  80. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 860,652 confirmed cases, 6,460 confirmed deaths, and 842,992 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  South Sudan, 159th country on the list: 10,917 cases of the virus, 117 confirmed deaths and 10,514 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]     
  81. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,823.55, UP 238.20 points (+0.68%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,836.99, UP 152.39 points (+1.04%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,411.79, UP 44.31 points (+1.01%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.17 per barrel, +0.10 (+0.42%).  The price of GOLD is $1,802.10 per troy oz., +0.30 (+0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $25.24 per troy ounce, +0.01 (+0.03%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,059.10 per troy oz, -2.30 (-0.22%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, +0.05 (+1.25%). [xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,672.34 per troy oz, -45.56 (-1.68%). [xv] The price of RHODIUM is $18,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $720,000.00 per ton, -5,000.00 (-0.69%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,507.25 per ton, +41.25 (+1.67%). [xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  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 20.07.     In Emirati Dirham, one greenback equals 3.67 and in Estonian Kroon, a buck equals 13.95 and in Ethiopian Birr, one dollar equals 44.16 of theirs.[xvii]       
  82. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.328 per gallon, $2.969 in Florida, $4.077 in Hawaii, and $3.837 in Washington state.[xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Georgia: $2.968.  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- Dominican Republic: $4.501 per U.S. Gallon. [xix] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,565,021,806,001 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Thailand, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Germany with $75 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.
  83. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 124 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border crisis and Day No. 30 since her one and only visit to the border.  One America News compiles a running tally of the crisis down there, a tally we gladly share with our readers who don’t watch the network.  First, here is the cost this day of caring for the tidal wave of illegal aliens: $721,816,512.  Next, here is the cost this year of caring for all the noncitizens in the country: $225,379,401,728.  Third, here is the number of illegals estimated to have crossed the country just this year: 2,309,958.  Finally, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate for the number of illegals currently residing in the country: 36,309,960.  We say this every day that when the AICPENDBLOG.COM began tapping out blogposts back in the spring of 2009, we estimated the numbers then at between 35-50 million illegals and everyone jeered at our estimates.  Thus, we did the digging and now, we believe the numbers to be closer to 75-100 million, an unsustainable number if ever one existed.  It is what it is, we guess.
  84. 2022 Monday: As the Voice of Occupied Los Angeles, California, a place overrun with illegal aliens, gangbangers, corrupt politicians, and liberal losers, let me ask a pertinent question: could Joe Biden’s feebleness be the result of long-term syphilis?  Everyone knows that back in the day, not only did Senator Teddy Kennedy- aka, the “Lion of the Senate”- but so did good buddies, Senators Chris Dodd of Connecticut and Joe Biden.  Leave it to some losers like Dr. Jill to push her mentally disabled husband into a position of power that he cannot hope to ever have a grip on.  Dr. Jill should be in prison and her husband in the loony bin for old gropers and hair-sniffers. 

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0902 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Bird Rock.”  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 solo album by Beach Boys’ legend Brian Wilson- “Live at the Roxy”- came out on June 19, 2001, and features the famed composer, singer, and musician covering not only Beach Boys’ classics but also tunes from his solo works as well as covers of other admired musicians.  The American release contains 31 tunes while the UK releases features 35, all of which are phenomenal.  Wilson is accompanied by a stellar cast of musicians and the overall album is extremely enjoyable.  We hope you will seek this one out by visiting the artist’s website or by going to the time-honored vendors of fine music such as Amazon.com, Discogs, AllMusic, and/or eBay.  Seek him and his work out and enjoy- you will be glad you did.  (Note- we at the AICPENDBLOG.COM occasionally get our dates mixed up, this we have two albums that appear earlier than several of the previous offerings- it is what it is, please oblige us.  Thank you).

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[i] We began promoting the music of Santana on Tuesday, 28-August-2012 through Tuesday, 23-October-2012.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed man and his band out wherever you can find them.

[ii] 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.

[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 should have promoted the music of Eric Clapton when we did the music of both Cream and the Yardbirds, but we failed to do so.  We hope to do it extremely soon so please remain vigilant for the day we do.  We thank you.

[v] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The “White Album” appeared on Thursday, 24-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[vi] The so-called “Lion of the Senate,” Teddy Kennedy, a Democrat, was little more than a sexual deviate and a murderer.

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

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

[ix] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  At the time however, we overlooked presenting the music of the group’s individual members- Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green, Danny Kirwan, Jeremy Spencer, Bob Welch, Lindsay Buckingham, and Stevie Nicks.  We hope to do that at some point in the near future.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We thank you.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Statehood Day (Kentucky, Tennessee)

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

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

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

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

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

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

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

[iii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely-Hearts Club Band” album appeared on Tuesday, 22-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

135. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2022

42. 1974 Wednesday: Three Palestinian infiltrators took 100 pupils hostage at a school in the town of Maalot in northern Israel; the gunmen killed 22 children as Israeli troops stormed the building, killing the hostage-takers. Good riddance to the terrorist scum.

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135. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2022:

Peace Officers Memorial Day (National Observance) Armed Forces Day (National Observance), and Preakness Stakes

U.S. Attorney General Levi Lincoln Sr.; U.S. Interior Secretaries Jacob Thompson, John P. Usher, and Franklin K. Lane; heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry; “Let it Be” by the Beatles, the Keef Hartley Band featuring Gary Thain, Little River Band featuring Graeham Goble, Roxy Music featuring Brian Eno, and the Strawbs featuring Tony Fernandez:

  1. 884 Monday: Marinus I ends his reign as the 108th Roman Catholic Pope.  He served from December 16, 882 until today.  
  2. 1248 Friday: Archbishop Konrad von Hockstaden lays the cornerstone for the Cologne cathedral.
  3. 1252 Wednesday: Pope Innocent IV, the 180th Roman Catholic pope, authorizes, but also limits, the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition.
  4. 1536 Friday: King Henry VIII and his nobles accuse Anne Boleyn and Lord Rochford of incest and adultery.
  5. 1567 Monday: Mary Queen of Scots married her third husband, James Hepburn, the Earl of Bothwell, who had been implicated in (but acquitted of) the death of Mary’s second husband, Lord Darnley.
  6. 1602 Wednesday: English navigator Bartholomew Gosnoid and his ship, the Concord, arrived at present-day Cape Cod, which educators credit him with naming.
  7. 1610 Saturday: The Parliament of Paris appoints 8-year-old Louis XIII as the king.
  8. 1718 Sunday: James Puckle, a London lawyer, patents the world’s first machine gun.
  9. 1749 Thursday: In Hingham, Massachusetts Bay, British N.A., future fourth U.S. Attorney General Levi Lincoln Sr. is born.  A future Democratic-Republican, he would serve under President Thomas Jefferson from March 05, 1801, to March 03, 1805.
  10. 1796 Sunday: Napoleon Bonaparte enters Milan in triumph.
  11. 1810 Tuesday: In Leasburg, N.C., future 6th U.S. Interior Secretary Jacob Thompson is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President James Buchanan from March 10, 1857, to January 08, 1861.
  12. 1862 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln signed an act establishing the Department of Agriculture.
  13. 1863 Friday: Edouard Manet’s painting “Le dejeuner sur l’herbe” (The Lunch on the Grass) went on display in Paris, France, scandalizing viewers with its depiction of a nude woman seated on the ground with two fully dressed men at a picnic in a wooded area.
  14. 1865 Monday: The 7th U.S. Interior Secretary John P. Usher left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from January 01, 1863, to May 15, 1865.
  15. 1869 Saturday: National Woman Suffrage Association forms in New York, founded by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
  16. 1883 Tuesday: Italy signs a military peace treaty with Austro-Hungary and Germany.
  17. 1905 Monday: City organizers found the city of Las Vegas, Nevada, on this date.
  18. 1911 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that Standard Oil Company was a monopoly in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act and ordered its breakup.
  19. 1918 Wednesday: Under the direction of the Post Office Department, regular airmail service between New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC, began on this date.  It later became the U.S. Postal Service.
  20. 1921 Sunday: In Rochester, Minnesota, former 26th U.S. Interior Secretary Franklin K. Lane died at age 56.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 06, 1913, to March 01, 1920.
  21. 1926 Saturday: After a four-day flight over an icecap in Alaska, heavy ice forming on the dirigible Norge forced Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth to land in the boonies. 
  22. 1930 Thursday: Registered nurse Ellen Church, the first airline flight attendant, went on duty aboard an Oakland-to-Chicago flight operated by Boeing Air Transport (a forerunner of United Airlines).
  23. 1940 Wednesday: German troops occupy Amsterdam.  Meanwhile, German armored units begin crossing northern France.  Elsewhere in the United States, DuPont nylon stockings hit retailer shelves for the first time.  Finally, the original McDonald’s restaurant, owned by Richard and Maurice McDonald, underwent its grand opening in San Bernardino, California.
  24. 1941 Thursday: Joe DiMaggio starts 56-game hitting streak; the New York Yankees, however, lose the game 13-1.
  25. 1942 Friday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed a measure creating the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, whose members we know as WACs.  Wartime gasoline rationing went into effect in 17 Eastern states, limiting sales to three gallons a week for non-essential vehicles.
  26. 1943 Saturday: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ends as the remaining Jews surrender to the Nazis; the ghetto then undergoes razing.
  27. 1944 Monday: American General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Brits General Bernard Law Montgomery, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and King George VI discuss D-Day.
  28. 1945 Tuesday: In Bakersfield, California, future heavyweight boxing contender Jerry Quarry is born.  During his professional boxing career, he would compile a record of 66 fights, 53 wins (32 KOS), 9 losses, and 4 draws and would fight some of the biggest names in the business, including Muhammad Ali.
  29. 1946 Wednesday: Future drummer of the English folk rock group, the Strawbs- Tony Fernandez- is born on this date.
  30. 1947 Thursday: Future guitarist/vocalist (1975-1992) with the Little River Band[i]– Graeham Goble- is born in Adelaide, Australia, on this date.
  31. 1948 Saturday: Brian Eno, future rock keyboardist with Roxy Music[ii] and as a solo artist was born in Melton, Suffolk, England, on this date as future bassist for the Keef Hartley Band[iii], Gary Thain, is in Christchurch, New Zealand.  Elsewhere, Transjordan, Egypt, Syria, Iraq, and Lebanon attacked Israel only hours after it declared its independence.
  32. 1951 Tuesday: AT&T became the first corporation to have one million stockholders.
  33. 1953 Friday: Heavyweight Rocky Marciano knocks out Jersey Joe Walcott in the first round to win the title.
  34. 1955 Sunday: The Vienna Treaty signed by France, Britain, the U.S., and the USSR restores Austrian independence.  Note: of all the territories conquered by the Russians during World War II, Austria was the only nation to get its independence back.
  35. 1957 Wednesday: Over Christmas Island, the British test their first hydrogen bomb.
  36. 1963 Wednesday: Weight Watchers undergoes incorporation in New York.  Meanwhile, 1963:  Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper blasted off aboard Faith 7 on the final mission of the Project Mercury space program.
  37. 1966 Sunday: Battles between Buddhists and the South Vietnamese army break out; at least 80 died.
  38. 1970 Friday: When police opened fire on a crowd of student protesters, Phillip Lafayette Gibbs, and James Earl Green—two black students at Jackson State University in Mississippi—lose their lives.
  39. 1971 Saturday: Apple Records releases the final album by the Beatles[iv], “Let it Be” in the United States.
  40. 1972 Monday: An assassination attempt on the life of Alabama governor and noted racist, George Wallace occurs on this date when bona fide nut Arthur Bremer shoots the governor, paralyzing him in the process.
  41. 1973 Tuesday: California Angel Nolan Ryan throws his first no-hitter, beating the Kansas City Royals by a score of 3-0.
  42. 1974 Wednesday: Three Palestinian infiltrators took 100 pupils hostage at a school in the town of Maalot in northern Israel; the gunmen killed 22 children as Israeli troops stormed the building, killing the hostage-takers.
  43. 1975 Thursday: U.S. forces invaded the Cambodian island of Koh Tang and captured the American merchant ship Mayaguez, which the communist Kymer Rouge had seized.  All 39 members of the crew had already been returned by the murderous thugs; however, some 40 U.S. servicemembers were killed in the brief but brutal fighting.  Many consider this incident to be the ultimate battle of the Vietnam War.
  44. 1988 Sunday: Moscow orders the withdrawal of 115,000 troops from neighboring Afghanistan.
  45. 1991 Wednesday: President George H. W. Bush takes Queen Elizabeth to a Baltimore Orioles-Oakland A’s baseball game.
  46. 1999 Saturday: The Russian parliament could not obtain enough votes to impeach President Boris Yeltsin.
  47. 2000 Monday: By a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court threw out a key provision of the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, saying that rape victims could not sue their attackers in federal court.
  48. 2010 Saturday: Sudanese forces kill over 150 members of the Justice and Equality Movement in their effort to gain control of a rebel held area in Darfur.  Meanwhile, Jessica Watson, a 16-year-old Australian who’d spent seven months at sea in her pink yacht, became the youngest person to sail around the world solo, nonstop and unassisted as she arrived back home in Sydney.  Meanwhile- and this is a good one- Google admits that it has been scooping up data sent over unencrypted wi-fi networks for the past three years.  They claim it was a ‘mistake’ and that they feel bad; they also ground their fleet of ‘Street View’ cars that have been scooping up unencrypted networks as they tool around American cities.  WTF?
  49. 2011 Sunday: Suzanne Mubarak, wife of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, has open-heart surgery after having a heart attack brought on by a corruption investigation.  Elsewhere, two suspected members of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb undergo arrest in Tunisia for carrying bombs and explosives near the city of Ramada.
  50. 2012 Tuesday: France swears in Francois Hollande, the 24th President of France.  Elsewhere, Palestinians take to the streets in the tens of thousands to protest Israel having ‘forced them out in 1948 when the Israelis declared their independence.’  Let us get this straight: PALESTINIAN leaders told their people to flee to the boonies rather than remaining and becoming something bigger and better.  Instead, they fled and have been living in squalor for the resulting decades instead of improving their lot with the billions of dollars the global community has given them.
  51. 2013 Wednesday: The Eurozone announces the sixth straight quarter of recession; Germany reports weak growth and negative growth in Spain, Italy, and France.  Elsewhere, a report from eBay hits the news about the sale of what was reputed to be the original recipe for Coca-Cola.  Apparently, the seller found it at an estate sale and listed it at the auction site for $15 million.  BOOM!  The recipe was sold for $15 million.  Truly?  Wow.
  52. 2014 Thursday: According to Brainy History, German company Linde begins constructing a facility to convert wind power to hydrogen; the plant will help Germany in its efforts to increase reliance on renewable energy sources.  Elsewhere, near a prison in Israel where Palestinian criminals, thugs, and terrorists are incarcerated, protests by other Palestinians get out of hand leading to two of them being shot and killed by Israeli troops.
  53. 2015 Friday: A jury sentenced POS jihadist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three and left more than 250 wounded.  Also, according to Brainy History, Google will begin testing self-driving cars on the streets of Mountain View, California this summer; the company has tested modified versions of existing vehicles but will now test cars developed specifically for self-driving.
  54. 2016 Sunday: Suicide bombers continue carrying out attacks across Iraq.  North of Baghdad in Taji, suicide bombers hit a plant that manufactures cooking gas killing at least 18 people and wounding God knows how many more while across the rest of the country, Islamic thugs kill another 12-15 people.  What the hell is wrong with these people?
  55. 2017 Monday: Federal prosecutors prosecute the first case of a hate crime directed at a transgender under the federal Hate Crimes Act, the murder of Mercedes Williamson.  Meanwhile, in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, the authorities declare a state of emergency after a cholera outbreak kills at least 115 people and sickens numerous others.
  56. 2018 Tuesday: Once again, Palestinians acting crazy costs them big time.  Along the border between Gaza and Israel, Israeli security forces are forced to kill 58 and to send another 1,700-plus to the hospital because the angry rioters were protesting the moving of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem where it belongs. 
  57. 2019 Wednesday: Angering the Pro-Death movement, Alabama passes a law restricting abortion to all but the most extreme cases.  The ban includes abortions based on rape and incest.  It is what it is.  Sadly, numerous court challenges by the Pro-Death lobby have kept it blocked from implementation.  Next, President Donald J. Trump granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who had written a flattering political biography of Trump.  (In 2007, a jury convicted Black of fraud in 2007 and he spent more than three years in prison).  Next, California fire officials said an investigation found that power lines owned by PG&E Corp. had sparked a blaze that killed 85 people and nearly destroyed the town of Paradise in 2018; it was the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century. Elsewhere, Mexico City declares a state of emergency after air pollution reaches toxic levels.  How come the environmentalists are down there screeching about how Mexico is destroying the environment?
  58. 2020 Friday: Blue states continue to chafe under far-left pro-communist China governors.  In California, things continue being locked down with ultra-left Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti promising a lockdown of the city through August.  Meanwhile, nut-bag Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer continues crying about how ‘Nazis and KKK and pro-Confederacy, misogynists, and other horrible white trash are trying to drive her from office.  Bitch: YOU need to go.  Elsewhere like in New York and other states continue suffering and dying while Red States like Georgia and others that have reopened or are reopening as we speak continue to see fewer cases and far less deaths. 
  59. 2020 Friday A: COVID-19 Kung Flu stats for the day: around the globe, we have 4,534,952 confirmed cases, 307,108 confirmed deaths, BUT 1,633,185 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,472,143 confirmed cases, 88,199 confirmed deaths, and 259,834 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, we have chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the numbers, California first: 73,164 confirmed cases, 3,032 confirmed deaths, BUT 0 confirmed recoveries; the question is WHY?  Hawaii: 638 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 565 confirmed recoveries.  Washington state where lunatic Governor Jay Inslee demands restaurant owners follow Gestapo methods such as taking names and addresses of diners so his army of SS contact tracers can visit them (people are going to get shot), we have: 17,826 confirmed cases, 991 confirmed deaths, BUT 0 confirmed recoveries.  Like Gov. Gavin Newsom, Gov. Inslee is a political hack and deserves a swift boot in the butt and removal from office.  The American people understand WHO is responsible for this mess, it’s the communist Chinese and their Democratic Party partners.  That’s right, the REAL collusion is between Beijing and the Democratic Party.  You would have to be blind NOT to see it…
  60. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 163,142,091 confirmed cases, +607,971, 3,382,455  confirmed deaths, +11,316 and 142,540,899 confirmed recoveries, +111,035.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,695,247 confirmed cases, UP 24,973 from yesterday’s reporting, 599,839 confirmed deaths, UP 488,[v] and 27,097,597 confirmed recoveries, UP 390,796.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]   
  61. 2021 Saturday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 283,636 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 175,973 deaths.     
  62. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,767,778 confirmed cases, 62,654 confirmed deaths, and 2,010,784 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,289,522 confirmed cases, 36,065 confirmed deaths, and 1,878,129 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,637 confirmed cases, 491 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 424,708 confirmed cases, 5,679 confirmed deaths, and 204,905 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Navajo Nation: they have 30,693 confirmed cases, 1,291 confirmed deaths, and 29,294 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  63. 2021 Saturday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,118 confirmed cases, 6,381 confirmed deaths, and 831,950 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Portugal, a once great colonial power: 841,848 cases of the virus, 17,006 confirmed deaths and 802,671 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  64. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,382.13, UP 360.68 points (+1.06%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,429.98, UP 304.99 points (+2.32%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,173.85, UP 61.35 points (+1.49%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.51 per barrel, +0.14 (+0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,844.00 per troy oz., +5.90 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $27.53 per troy ounce, +0.16 (+0.58%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,231.10 per troy oz, +8.30 (+0.68%) while the price of COPPER is $4.06 per pound, +0.01 (+0.19%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,892.50 per troy oz, +29.61 (+1.03%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $28,400.00 per troy oz., +400.00 (+1.43%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.44 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Taiwan Dollar, one greenback equals 27.96 and in Tanzanian Schilling, a buck equals 2,313.00 and in Thai Baht, one dollar equals 31.36 of theirs.[xii]    
  65. 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- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.124 per gallon, $2.894 in Florida, $3.857 in Hawaii, and $3.534 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Texas: $2.761.  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- Oman: $2.232 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,290,267,383,104 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  66. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris is in her 53rd day in this ‘prestigious post’ and has yet- we repeat- has yet to visit the southern border.  Speaking of the border cataclysm, One America News reported today that the United States has spent $628,716,544 to care for the 312,151 illegals that have managed to cross into the country since New Year’s Day.  In fact, OAN reports that the total number of illegals lurking within the shadows of the country is around 35,511,034 which is what this site has said for more than a decade now, that there are between 35-50 million illegals in the country sucking away at the taxpayers’ teats.  What the hell is going on?[xvi]  Speaking of the illegal alien calamity, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, DS-CA, says that ‘California is going to bestow free healthcare on illegal aliens aged 60 and older within the no-longer-golden-state.’  And we thought this POS wanted to keep his job.  He’s a goner… In other border news, Governor Gregg Abbott, R-TX, says that enough fentanyl has been seized along the southern border to kill every man, woman, and child in the state of New York.
  67. 2021 Saturday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– Yesterday, the United States called on Azerbaijan to pull its troops back from the Armenian border.  Elsewhere, as Islamist scum continue their assault on Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that ‘Israel is teaching the Hamas rabble and other Islamists a tough lesson that they cannot get away with attacking the state of Israel.’  Continue lighting ‘em up, Mr. Prime Minister.  Teach that riffraff a lesson they won’t soon forget.[xvii]  There are those, however, who say that Israel is the instigator in all this which is BULLS**T.  It’s BS because the hundreds of millions of dollars given to the Palestinian Authority never seems to go to making the lives of the citizens better but to keep them in squalor.  Gaza could be as prosperous as Israel is but it’s not because the money goes strictly to hate and attacks on Israel.
  68. 2021 Saturday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– At least 18 states are now lifting mask mandates forced on their citizens during the COVID-19 crisis.  Freedom is slowly beginning to return although you wouldn’t know it up north in Canada where Canadian cops are arresting preachers for holding services. 
  69. 2021 Saturday I: Joe Biden News I– President Donald J. Trump points out the sad but extremely evident truth that all the failures besetting Joe Biden demonstrates he is losing whatever weak grip he had on the United States.  The entire world can see it.  Speaking of decrepit old Joe, he is coming under increasing fire from after reporters shared information about his SECRET Venmo account, one of the most popular peer-to-peer payment apps that a guy like “Pro-China” Joe Biden can use to move money around from the Chi-Coms to the outstretched, greedy hands of family members and friends.  They call it a ‘national security risk.’   
  70. 2021 Saturday J: Joe Biden News II– House Minority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st congressional district, said yesterday that ‘Joe Biden spends more time helping Hamas and Iran than he ever has Israel.’  What is up with anti-Semitic Joe Biden?  Meanwhile, a new report in the Washington Examiner suggests that when Joe Biden ‘doesn’t like’ the information he is getting from his aides, he lights them up with profanity-laced tirades, sends them trembling into the shadows of the White House.[xviii]  Sad to say, this is yet another sign of increasing dementia on the part of the ‘commander-in-chief,’ the usurper lingering in the White House.  Donald Trump must come back.  NOW.
  71. 2021 Saturday K: Joe Biden Regime News I– In other Joe Biden-related news, his pick for a sensitive position in the U.S. Department of Justice- racist Kristin Clarke- is trying to maintain her nomination by backing away from her own tirades about Republicans in general and now U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh.  This woman has used loads of hates speech against various conservatives and Senate Republicans are taking her to task for her foul-mouthed rants.  (Note- we expect they will still pass this unfit and unqualified bigot through to the Civil Rights Division.  What a disaster).  In other Biden regime news, Neera Tanden, a person who could not make it through her own confirmation due to similar problems as Ms. Clarke is now a senior White House advisor to President Susan Rice, UH, we mean, Joe Biden.  (Sorry for the gaff).
  72. 2021 Saturday L: Political News I– President Donald J. Trump wished current GOP conference chair in South Carolina- Drew McKissick- luck in his upcoming election battle.  Speaking of President Trump, he spoke to the Ohio GOP on the myriad critical issues facing the ‘Joe Biden administration.’   In other political news, even though hydrogen has proven to be the cheapest, most efficient fuel for cars of the future, Dems in California are pushing forward with ALL electric vehicles which means more coal consumption and dependence upon unreliable green energy sources.  Within the decade, they seek to eliminate all gas-fueled cars which is why this November and November 20222, the citizens of the state must send these Marx-loving liberal losers packing.  Finally, Rep. Maxine “Prune Face” Waters, DS-CA 43rd congressional district, is lambasting Fox News Channel for having reported she sought protection from the U.S. air marshals on her return flight home from Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she was ginning up anger the weekend before Officer Chauvin was convicted.  She can blast FNC all she likes but this sounds like something this hypocritical loser would do.[xix]
  73. 2021 Saturday M: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– Law enforcement authorities arrested three skanks who threw a bloody pig’s head and other animal liquids over the FORMER home of a hired expert who testified in the recent trial of Officer Derek Chauvin on his behalf.  Lock these troglodyte bitches up.  Elsewhere, former Green Beret Peter Rafael Dzibinski Debbins has been given a 15-plus-year stretch in a federal prison for having spied for the Russian government for the past 15 years.  What a disgrace.
  74. 2021 Saturday N: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws– first, here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3560 with a $47 million pot on the line: 06, 18, 27, 35, 36, and Mega 25.  Out of 125,985 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $23,053 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) South Tahoe Bottle Shop, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 and (2) 7-11 in Torrance, CA 90501.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #847 with a $183 million pot on the line tonight: 04, 10, 37, 39, 69, and Powerball 24.  Out of 75,956 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $20,305 apiece.
  75. 2022 Sunday:  Stick around for whatever the news is today…

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[i] Not sure as to when we will promote the music of the Little River Band, but you can be sure that one day we will.  In the 1970s, they were one of the all-time great touring rock acts and their record sales were mind-blowing.  Please, stay tuned.

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

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

[iv] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The “Let It Be” album appeared on Saturday, 03-December-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvi] The amazing thing is that IF someone refers to the ‘replacement theory’ whereby American liberals replace the American population with low-skilled, foreign-born, poorly educated to ignorant illegal aliens, they are called ‘CRAZY’ or even worse, labeled as RACISTS.  While we hate to say this, it sure seems as though the liberals are bent on replacing the American people with illegal aliens.

[xvii] Wouldn’t it be awesome if a meteorite came down and blew the Al-Aqsa Mosque up?  That would be a sign from the heavens to be sure…

[xviii] Remember when the Fake News Media and Democrats everywhere had a massive meltdown when President Donald J. Trump supposedly called Third World nations shithole countries?  Yet, none of them say a peep about Joe Biden launching profanity-laced tirades against trembling staffers, throwing F-bombs and other foul words at them that would make even a guy like President Lyndon Baines Johnson blush? 

[xix] This amazing story has made “Prune Face” Waters our second entry onto the 4th annual Lavrentiy Beria Award.  Man, we hope she wins.

113. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2022

2021 Friday F: JOE BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE NEWS I- Senators John Cornyn, R-TX, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, along with members of the House, presented the bicameral Bipartisan Border Solutions Act with which to tackle the ongoing BORDER CRISIS CAUSED BY THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S INEPTITUDE would create- if passed- four regional border processing facilities so the Biden Regime would not be dumping illegal aliens into every neighborhood in every state as the regime is doing now.

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113. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2022:

President (and Secretary of State) James Buchannan; Vice President Charles D. Dawes; U.S. Attorney-General Loretta Lynch; Boston featuring Tommy DeCarlo, Def Leppard featuring Steve Clark, the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring Chris Ethridge, Jethro Tull featuring Glenn Cornick, Journey featuring Narada Michael Walden, King Crimson featuring David Cross, and the Traveling Wilburys featuring Roy Orbison:

  1. 1154 Friday: Damascus surrenders to Sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo.  As soon as the victors marched through the gates, heads began rolling. 
  2. 1500 Monday: Pedro Cabral lands and annexes Brazil (Terra da Vera Cruz).
  3. 1501 Tuesday: Pedro Cabral and six remaining ships return to Lisbon, Portugal, from the New World.
  4. 1616 Saturday:   English poet and dramatist William Shakespeare, 52, died on what has been traditionally regarded as the anniversary of his birth in 1564.
  5. 1635 Monday: Organizers created the first public school in the United States, Boston Latin School in Boston, Massachusetts.
  6. 1789 Thursday: President-elect George Washington moves into the United States’ first executive mansion, the Franklin House, in New York.  Elsewhere, the first Roman Catholic magazine published in the United States—Courier De Boston—commenced publication on today’s date.
  7. 1791 Saturday: James Buchannan—15th president of the United States (March 04, 1857, March 04, 1861) and a Democrat—was born in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania, on this date.  He also was the nation’s 17th secretary of state and served under Presidents James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor from March 10, 1845, to March 07, 1849.
  8. 1860 Monday: In Charleston, South Carolina, the Democrat Convention finds itself divided over the contentious issue of slavery and the state’s place in the Union.
  9. 1861 Tuesday: During the American Civil War, the Battle of San Antonio, Texas, takes place.  Meanwhile, in Arkansas, Confederate troops seize Ft. Smith from the Federals.
  10. 1872 Tuesday: Charlotte Ray became the first black female lawyer in the United States.
  11. 1891 Thursday: Moscow, Russia, expels its Jewish population.
  12. 1896 Thursday: The Vitascope system of movie projection had its first demonstration at Koster and Bial’s Music Hall in New York City.
  13. 1900 Monday: The word ‘hillbilly’ first appeared in a print article in the New York Journal.  The author wrote it as “Hill-Billie.”
  14. 1908 Thursday: President Theodore Roosevelt signed an act that created the United States Army Reserve.
  15. 1914 Thursday: Chicago’s Wrigley Field, then known as Weeghman Park, hosted its first baseball game.
  16. 1915 Friday: The Second Battle of Ypres continues as the Germans attack on both sides of St. Julien.  Once again, the Canadians are able to halt the attacks, but the Germans are still able to capture some smaller villages as they continue bringing up reinforcements to keep the battle ongoing.   Meanwhile, a British flotilla puts a blockade on German-controlled Cameroons.
  17. 1916 Sunday: The Battle for Verdun continues as French troops manage to stem the tide of German advances around the outlying forts surrounding the city.   At Mort Homme, German troops are thrown back in disarray. 
  18. 1917 Monday: In Mesopotamia, British forces manage to capture the town of Samara, 60 or so miles north of Baghdad.  In so doing they manage to capture nearly 1,000 Ottoman Turkish troops.
  19. 1918 Tuesday: British forces in France identify that the Germans have more than 100 divisions facing Allied troops across No-Man’s Land.  A heavy offensive is coming, one that could determine the outcome of the Great War.  Meanwhile, as the Russian civil war rages on between Czarist and communist forces, the impotent communist government in Moscow warns that Bessarabia had better not join with Rumania or consequences would occur.  Big flipping deal.
  20. 1924 Wednesday: The Senate passed the Soldiers Bonus Bill.
  21. 1936 Thursday: Roy Orbison[i]—great American rocker who would also play in the Traveling Wilburys[ii] with George Harrison[iii], Tom Petty[iv], Bob Dylan[v], and Jeff Lynne[vi]—was born in Vernon, Texas, on this date.
  22. 1938 Saturday: Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia demand self-government.
  23. 1940 Tuesday: About 200 people died in the Rhythm Night Club Fire in Natchez, Mississippi.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Norway continues as the Brits land fresh troops in the northern part of the country seeking to relieve their beleaguered forces attempting to stop the Nazi advance. Many of these troops will end up being sacrificed for nothing.
  24. 1941 Wednesday: As Greece collapses to the Axis invaders, a RAF bomber takes Greek King George II and his family to Egypt.  Elsewhere, German Kriegsmarine raider “Thor” returns to her home port in Brest, France, after more than 311 days at sea wreaking havoc on Allied shipping around the world.
  25. 1942 Thursday: South Africa breaks off diplomatic relations with Vichy France.  In the China-Burma-India Theater, aka the CBI, British troops continue being pushed back in Burma as the Chinese struggle to extricate their forces from Imperial Japanese traps, one after another.  They continue falling back toward Yunnan Province and hoped-for safety.  Elsewhere, in Quincy, Massachusetts, future 69.1st Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Frank N. Newman is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Bill Clinton from April 03, 1994, to March 05, 1995.
  26. 1943 Friday: U.S. Navy Lt. John F. Kennedy assumed command of PT-109, a motor torpedo boat in the Solomon Islands during World War II.  On August 02, 1943, PT-109 was rammed and sunk by a Japanese destroyer, the Amagiri, killing two crewmembers; Kennedy and 10 others managed to survive.  Meanwhile, Australian troops continue the fight against the Japanese in New Guinea.  
  27. 1944 Sunday: American forces on New Guinea are able to capture Hollandia without a fight.  Japanese troops are in dire straits due to no supplies being able to reach them nor reinforcements.
  28. 1945 Monday: The Red Army continues their inexorable drive towards Berlin.  Luftwaffe chief and successor to Adolf Hitler (or so he hopes) sends a message to his Fuhrer down in his bunker in Berlin: ‘IF you are unable to continue as head of the German Reich, I will gladly take over for you…just say the word’ or words to that effect.  The Fuhrer goes off the rails and orders the SS and Gestapo to hunt this worthless POS down and to bring him to Berlin so he can face Nazi justice.
  29. 1947 Wednesday: Glenn Cornick—future bassist with Jethro Tull, Paris, and Wild Turkey—is born in in Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England on this date[vii].
  30. 1948 Friday:  David Cross—future violinist with King Crimson[viii] 1973-74—was born in Plymouth, England on this date.  Elsewhere, Jonny Longden became the first race jockey to ride 3,000 career winners.
  31. 1949 Saturday: The Chinese Red army conquerors the city of Nanjing on this date, which would lead to the Nationalist government abandoning the Chinese mainland and fleeing to Formosa.  Still, the defenders of the city fought block by block, house by house, trying to kill as many communists as they could before being murdered themselves or force-marched to Maoist gulags.  Remember: dead is better than red.  Any flipping day.
  32. 1950 Sunday: Nationalist China evacuates Hainan Island.  Meanwhile, the Minneapolis Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals, 4-2, to win the first National Basketball Association title and their first of many to come.
  33. 1951 Monday: The 30th vice president of the United States (served March 04, 1925, March 04, 1929, Republican), Charles D. Dawes, died on this date in Evanston, Illinois, at the age of 85.
  34. 1952 Wednesday: In Kalamazoo, Michigan, future drummer with Journey 2020-present, Narada Michael Walden is born on this date. 
  35. 1954 Friday: Hank Aaron of the Milwaukee Braves hit the first of his record 755 major-league home runs in a game against the St. Louis Cardinals; however, the Cardinals won the game, 7-5.
  36. 1954 Friday A: The first part of the battle for Huguette 6 goes as planned with a sortie by a squadron of B-26 bombers followed by dive bombers lit up the communists clinging to the outlying position.  According to witnesses, the Viet Minh holding the position were obliterated.  However, French troops moving up to assault the position from two angles found themselves under heavy fire from communist positions holding the approaches to their target and were unable to reach it in time.  By the time they did, communists had moved to retake the position and heavy fighting ensued, much of it by hand-to-hand.  French forces would be forced to pull back under heavy fire.
  37. 1956 Monday:  The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ends racial discrimination on public transportation, primarily public buses.
  38. 1960 Saturday: Future rock guitarist with the British band, Def Leppard[ix]—Steve Clark—was born in in Hillsborough, Sheffield, Yorkshire, Great Britain, on this date.
  39. 1962 Monday: At the glorious Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California, heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay puts his pro record to 13-0 with a TKO of opponent, George Logan, at the 1:34-minute mark of Round 4 in a scheduled 10-round bout.
  40. 1964 Thursday: Ken Johnson of the Houston Astros threw the first no-hitter for a loss.  He lost 1-0 to the Cincinnati Reds due to two errors.
  41. 1965 Friday: Future rock vocalist with the band, Boston[x]—Tommy DeCarlo who would replace Brad Delp in 2008—is born on this date in Rome, N.Y.
  42. 1968 Tuesday: Students protesting the Vietnam War at New York’s Columbia University take over the administration buildings and shut down the university.  Elsewhere, the Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church merged to form the United Methodist Church on this date.  
  43. 1969 Wednesday: Sirhan B. Sirhan was sentenced to death for assassinating New York Senator Robert F. Kennedy; however, the sentence was later reduced to life imprisonment.  
  44. 1971 Friday: The Soviet Union launched Soyuz 10 on this date.  Meanwhile, hundreds of Vietnam War veterans opposed to the conflict protested by tossing their medals and ribbons over a wire fence in front of the U.S. Capitol.
  45. 1972 Sunday: The astronauts of Apollo 16 explore the lunar surface.
  46. 1982 Friday: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that consumer prices had declined the previous month, the first decline in almost 17 years.
  47. 1985 Tuesday: Coca-Cola announces it is going to change its secret flavor formula, which it used for 99 years, a move that would prove to be a disaster of epic proportions.
  48. 1987 Thursday: A federal ban on smoking during domestic airline flights of two hours or less goes into effect.  Elsewhere, 28 construction workers lost their lives when an apartment complex being built in Bridgeport, Connecticut, suddenly collapsed.  
  49. 1988 Saturday: In Martinez, California, some dimwit left a drain valve open at the Shell Marsh.  This blunder resulted in more than 10,000 barrels of oil pouring through into the marsh adjoining Peyton Slough.
  50. 1989 Sunday: In Beijing, China, students announce a boycott of all classes.  Meanwhile, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays final game as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.
  51. 1992 Thursday: Marion Berry, the former mayor of Washington, D.C., sent to prison for corruption walks out a free man after serving his time.  Elsewhere, in Ledyard, Connecticut, heavyweight boxer Tommy “The Duke” Morrison scores a 3rd round TKO of opponent, Kimmuel Odum, at the 1:50-minute mark of a scheduled 10-round bout.  This put ‘the Duke’s’ record to 31-1.
  52. 1993 Friday: Labor leader and all-around troublemaker, Cesar Chavez died in San Luis, Arizona, at age 66.  Elsewhere, in Memphis, Tennessee, at the Pyramid, heavyweight boxer Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall scores a TKO over his opponent, Italian Francesco Damiani, at the 1:09-minute mark of Round 8 in a schedule 10-round boxing match.  McCall’s record went to 22-5 while the record of Damiani would go 30-2.  It would also be the Italian pugilist’s final match.
  53. 1995 Sunday: In remembrance of the destruction of the Alfred P. Murray building in Oklahoma City, blown-up by Timothy McVeigh, President Bill Clinton calls for a day of mourning for those killed and wounded.
  54. 1997 Wednesday: An infertility doctor in California announced that a 63-year-old woman had given birth in late 1996.  The child from a donor egg made the woman the oldest known female to give birth to a child.
  55. 1998 Thursday: James Earl Ray, who had confessed to assassinating the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., and then insisted that he, had been framed, died at a Nashville, Tennessee, hospital at age 70.
  56. 2003 Wednesday: President George W. Bush signed legislation that authorized the design change of the nickel for release in 2004.  It was the first change to the coin in 65 years and commemorated the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase.   Elsewhere, the U.S. military leadership in Iraq announces that FIVE U.S. soldiers are under investigation for the theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars discovered in caches around the war-torn country.
  57. 2004 Friday: Crazed Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr declares he will employ suicide bombers against U.S. troops should they make a move on his militias in the city of Najaf.  American and Coalition invaders are overrunning parts of the country in their quest for ‘weapons of mass destruction’ and then stamping out jihadis that the Shiites are preparing to begin lashing back at the so-called “Crusaders.”
  58. 2005 Saturday: At a checkpoint between Israel and the Gaza Strip, Israeli Defense Forces capture a 17-year-old Palestinian boy trying to smuggle four pipe bombs into Israel.
  59. 2006 Sunday: Al Jazeera reports that an audio tape of Osama bin Laden pops up in Darfur in which, the terrorist mastermind calls for jihad against the Crusaders.
  60. 2007 Monday: Boris Yeltsin, the first democratically elected Russian president, died in Moscow at age 76.   Elsewhere, as the U.S. military continues constructing a wall around a predominantly Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad, Iraq, thousands of Iraqis are in the streets demanding it STOP.  Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki orders the U.S. to halt further construction. 
  61. 2008 Wednesday: After U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said yesterday that during Jimmy Carter’s time as president, he was advised ‘NOT to have direct talks with the Islamic terrorist group Hamas,’ the failed president appears before news reporters and claims, “NOT true.”  This idiot would have talked with anyone, even those who hate both the United States and Israel.
  62. 2009 Thursday: The International Monetary Fund says it believes economic recovery will commence sometime in the next year.   Elsewhere, the Iraqi government believes that since President George W. Bush invaded their country in 2003, at least 110,000 of their citizens have been slain in the unnecessary war.  How sad.   Add to that the fact today, two suicide attacks, one in Baghdad and the other near Baquba, claim the lives of 87 people who weren’t yet ready to commune with Allah but went anyway.  
  63. 2010 Friday: As the U.S. and the United Nations place demands atop the Jewish state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brushes off demands that it refrain from building new housing in its capital city of Jerusalem.  Meanwhile, the U.N. also is bitching that the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip is preventing the global body from ‘educating the poor little Palestinian tykes.’  Wah, wah, wah.
  64. 2011 Saturday: Chi-Com police stage a raid on a Tibetan monastery in Sichuan killing at least two people and wounding several others.  Ah, religious freedom in a communist hellhole.  Elsewhere, in Syria, while people are staging funerals for loved ones killed in rioting, Syrian government security forces kill another dozen or so mourners.  There will be more funerals for them.
  65. 2012 Monday: The trial of former senator and vice-presidential candidate John Edwards for misuse of campaign funds gets underway in North Carolina.  Elsewhere, famed bassist Chris Ethridge who played with the Flying Burrito Brothers[xi] (1968-69 / 1974-76 / 1990-93)—among other bands—lost his battle with pancreatic carcinoma on this date.  He died in his hometown of Meridian, Mississippi, at the age of 65.  Next, the Iranians are angry because a malware attack has hammered the National Iranian Oil Company.  Sucks to be you.  Finally, the White House is launching an investigation into its advance staff in the wake of the U.S. Secret Service scandal.
  66. 2013 Tuesday: In France, an amended bill legalizing same-sex (homosexual) marriage is passed, opening the door for Francois Holland to promulgate it.  Meanwhile, after the Chi-Coms float a flotilla of warships near Japan’s Senkaku Islands, Tokyo orders the Chi-Com ambassador to account for the actions of his countrymen.
  67. 2014 Wednesday: Facebook announces first-quarter profits of $642 million, an increase of nearly a factor of 3 over first-quarter profits in 2013, resulting in earnings of 25 cents per share versus the 17 cents per share expected by Wall Street.  Elsewhere, Ukrainian security officials discover that a Russian Orthodox Church in the eastern part of the country is a staging ground for Russian thugs attempting to terrorize that portion of the country.  That sounds like ‘Putin’ to us.  Obama, you must help these people against the Russian bear.  Plain.  Simple.  NOW.
  68. 2015 Thursday: On this date, Loretta Lynch wins confirmation in the U.S. Senate to succeed Eric Holder as the nation’s first attorney general.  She is the first African American female to hold this post.  Elsewhere, in one of the more tragic events in U.S. history, former General and former CIA Director David Petraeus pleads guilty in a federal court of sharing classified information with his biographer and lover.  The reason Petraeus found himself in this mess is because he REFUSED to back the Obama administration’s narrative on Benghazi.  The Bamster had knowledge of the victor of both Iraq and Afghanistan’s misdeeds and saved them, saved them for when he required them and when CIA Director Petraeus did not fall in line with the bogus narrative, word of the wrongdoing suddenly hit the news cycle. 
  69. 2016 Saturday: In what seems to be an annual thing, North Korea tells the United States that “IF you suspend military exercises with South Korea, maybe we’ll talk about nuclear disarmament.”  Elsewhere, German citizens in the city of Hanover are in the streets, protesting against President Barack Obama’s and the European Union’s proposed agreement, the Transatlantic Trade and Partnership deal, a deal akin to the Transpacific Partnership, which would tie the U.S. in with the Europeans.  However, the Germans aren’t having any of it and claim that if this ‘Obama deal’ becomes reality, jobs will be lost, wages will fall, environmental protections damaged, they are having none of it.
  70. 2017 Sunday: The North Korean news agency announces they scooped up an American citizen, Kim Sang-Duk, aka Tony Kim, as he sought to leave the country.  The bonehead was teaching classes at Pyongyang University, and we guess the North Koreans decided they wanted him to continue teaching longer than the man planned.  Yikes.   
  71. 2018 Monday: In North Korea, a major mishap occurs as a bus carrying a group of visiting Chi-Com tourists plunges off a highway in North Hwanghae, killing at least 32 of the visiting guests and four North Koreans.  Several others are injured and trucked off to an infirmary for treatment.  What the hell are the Chi-Coms doing visiting North Korea when they could have gone to Tibet or Xinjiang Province where they could tour the Muslim concentration camps? 
  72. 2019 Tuesday: In Myanmar, at least 52 jade miners die in a mudslide.  Meanwhile, in Malawi, the World Health Organization begins inoculating young people with the world’s first malaria vaccine.  The vaccine provides only partial protection against the killer tropical disease, but any protection is better than NO protection.  Elsewhere, ISIS figuratively thumps its chest and takes credit for the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka this past weekend.  Time to irradiate these murderous thugs.  
  73. 2020 Thursday:  The COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis, communist China’s ‘gift to the world’ continues taking lives, destroying economies, and being an over all pain in the ass for the entire planet.  Total confirmed cases for the globe sit at 2,699,338, confirmed deaths at 188,437, but confirmed recoveries sit at 737,735.  In the United States, there are 886,529 confirmed cases what with 50,162 confirmed deaths but 81,792 confirmed recoveries.  China continues claiming the same numbers what with 88,423 confirmed cases, 4,632 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  What a bunch of lying scum.  After the United States, the next nation with the most cases is Spain, then Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Turkey, and then communist China.  Meanwhile, the worst news for the United States is that another 4.4 million Americans are unemployed bringing the total number of unemployed Americans to 26 million.  This shocking statistic shows that every single job gained since 2008 is NOW GONE.  Time to exact a heavy price from the PRC by returning to a Two-China Policy recognizing Taiwan- aka Free or Nationalist China- as an equal nation if not the rightful owner of the mainland. 
  74. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 144,804,485 confirmed cases, +799,197, 3,073,868  confirmed deaths, +11,781, and 83,220,681 confirmed recoveries, +650,193.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,717,457 confirmed cases, UP 48,336 from yesterday’s reporting, 584,839 confirmed deaths, UP 10,421, (figures include today’s and yesterday’s)[xii] and 119,056,391 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[xiii] 
  75. 2021 Friday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 260,967 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  76. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,727,713 confirmed cases, 61,261 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,196,502 confirmed cases, 34,759 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,977 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 392,013 confirmed cases, 5,466 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Idaho, one of the few sane places left in the country: they have 186,081 confirmed cases, 2,029 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[xiv]   
  77. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,892 confirmed cases, 6,346 confirmed deaths, and 829,424 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Ethiopia, one of the oldest Christian nations on the globe: 247,989 cases of the virus, 3,496 confirmed deaths and 185,107 confirmed recoveries.[xv]    
  78. 2021 Friday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,043.49, UP 227.59 points (+0.67%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,016.81, UP 198.40 points (+1.44%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,180.17, UP 45.19 points (+1.09%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $62.04 per barrel, -0.10 (-0.16%).  The price of GOLD is $1,776.70 per troy oz., -1.10 (-0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $26.05 per troy ounce, -0.02 (-0.10%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,232.00 per troy oz, -1.10 (-0.09%) while the price of COPPER is $4.33 per pound, 0.00 (-0.08%).[xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,855.15 per troy oz, +18.52 (+0.65%).[xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,000.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.68%).[xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000020.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.82.     In Japanese Yen, one greenback equals 107.91 and in Jordanian Dinar, a buck equals 0.71.[xix]  
  79. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Three States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.981 per gallon, $2.802 in Florida, $3.760 in Hawaii, and $3.401 in Washington state.[xx]    Let’s look at one other location- Maine: $2.822.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,205,305,997,186 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  80. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden Border Catastrophe News I–  Senators John Cornyn, R-TX, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, along with members of the House, presented the bicameral Bipartisan Border Solutions Act with which to tackle the ongoing BORDER CRISIS CAUSED BY THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S INEPTITUDE would create- if passed- four regional border processing facilities so the Biden Regime would not be dumping illegal aliens into every neighborhood in every state as the regime is doing now.   Elsewhere, Congressman Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, said that the illegal alien brats are in OBAMA-BIDEN CAGES and NOT Trump cages.  
  81. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden News I– Drooling Joe Biden found himself for being mocked as at his recent ‘climate summit’ with world leaders via ZOOM, he was the ONLY leader wearing a mask.  Ye gods, Joe, what the hell is wrong with you?  Dimwit.   Anyhow, when Joe concluded his summit, he said with gasping vigor, “We’re gonna do this.”  Big flipping deal, Joe.  Do it to yourself, NOT to us.  Next, totally whacked White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki crowed that ‘Joe Biden will be the first president to create 1,000,000 jobs in his first 100 days.’  Oh, please, stop it, we are laughing as hard as we can already.  Enough, dimwit!  Moving on, Joe Biden told Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdoğan that he is going to call ‘the Armenian massacre a GENOCIDE.’  As it was, the ARMENIAN GENOCIDE the Ottoman Turks carried out against the Christian Armenian minority in their country during World War I.  (Note- it would appear that via this action, Joe is pushing yet another dictatorial nation into the Chi-Com-Russian-Iranian-North Korean-Cuban-Venezuelan camp for good.  Good going there, Joe).
  82. 2021 Friday H: Energy News / Infrastructure News– Much to the horror of liberals, 73-percent of Americans recently polled believe that fossil fuels and natural gas will be with us for decades to come.  Yes, people are interested in renewable energy but until it becomes cost effective and dependable, no one wants this crap.[xxii]  Meanwhile, a new report says that a new proposed gasoline tax is meeting with resistance on BOTH sides of the political aisle.   After the GOP put forth a sensible and less costly infrastructure bill and the left slapped it down, Senator Johnson said it’s all ‘partisanship and not concern for the American people.’  Speaking of infrastructure, Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., says that ‘Joe Biden should concentrate on CONVENTIONAL infrastructure’ and not this WOKE bulls**t.
  83. 2021 Friday I: 2020 Election News / Election Integrity– Early today, Democrats began suing the state of Arizona for permitting the election integrity audit to begin and continue.  Later in the day, a judge called a temporary halt to the procedures for some inexplicable reason, but then permitted it to proceed late in the day.  Next, President Donald J. Trump says that his team is advancing election integrity efforts across the country.  Elsewhere, New Hampshire passed SB 43 with which to carry out a forensic audit of the voting machines.  Citing the Windham Incident, in this one location, 1,143 ballots for Republicans were magically flipped over to Democrats.  These investigations are necessary.    
  84. 2021 Friday J: Foreign News / Overseas News–  Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, RINO, is slamming the inclusion of Iran- perhaps one of the greatest persecutors of women and girls- onto the U.N. Status of Women Commission.  What a load of feculent crap to put a scumbag nation such as Iran on a global body such as the one mentioned above.   Meanwhile, following Tony Perkins- of Family Research Council fame- calling for a boycott on the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, the Chi-Coms now are trying to cancel him.  Permanently.    Elsewhere, Russian dissident Alexei Navalny is going to end his hunger strike.  Finally, Japan is declaring a state of emergency around Tokyo and three other areas due to surging numbers of COVID-19 cases.
  85. 2021 Friday K: Mass Shooting News / Law Enforcement News–  We learned that late last night in San  Diego, California, a mass shooting left one person dead and at least four injured.  We learned today that NBC once again rejiggered audio from the recent police shooting of Ma’ Khia Bryant who was in the act of stabbing another girl with an eight-inch blade.  As they did with George Zimmerman’s 911 call regarding Trayvon Martin, they edited and fabricated the police call so as to suit their narrative.  Folks, these lying scumbag networks should be fined and/or stripped of their broadcast licenses.   Meanwhile, Nicolas Cruz, the POS who shot up Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida back on February 14, 2018, in what we have dubbed the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre 2018- could go on trial for his life as early as this September.  (Note- we thought he had already copped to a deal).   Elsewhere, an alternate juror in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin says ‘yes, indeed, the mob intimidate us into finding the way we did.’  This verdict is going to get tossed.  Count on it.
  86. 2021 Friday L: Social Media And Stupid People News– After that big POS Los Angeles Lakers dimwit LeBron “Fecal Matter” James put up his most recent tweet about the cop who shot violent teen Ma’ Kia Bryant in Columbus, Ohio, a few days ago, President Donald J. Trump says the turd should ‘focus on his NBA career rather than presiding over the destruction of the National Basketball League.’  LeBron James clearly learned nothing in school and worse, he is down on his knees in front of Xi Jinping doing the nasty for him every day.  C***sucker.  Speaking of LeBron and social media, millions are asking WHY Twitter banned President Donald J. Trump for ‘inciting violence’ while all the while permitting King James to make threats of his own via the platform?  Why?
  87. 2021 Friday M: COVID-19 News / Updates– Today, 33 colleges said that in order to return to classes in the next semester, ALL students will have to show proof they have been vaccinated for the Xi Jinping Bat Virus.  In other Chi-Vi news, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton – with the help of Border Guru Stephen Miller- is suing the Biden administration over its hypocrisy of allowing in hundreds of thousands of illegals without testing them for the ‘VID while demanding states continue the bogus lockdowns the federal government imposes on them (if it can get away with doing it).  Moving on, the U.S. will now permit the use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccinations to proceed.  However, this comes on the heels of the CDC investigation yet another woman’s death- someone in her fifties- following vaccination for the Chi-Vi.
  88. 2021 Friday N: U.S. Government News– Ahead of their planned pull out, U.S. military is packing up its military hardware in Afghanistan while leaving non-military supplies such as office equipment and appliances behind for the Taliban to put to effective use.   In other truly embarrassing news, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, a true milquetoast if one ever existed, is going to permit U.S. diplomatic missions abroad to fly the LGBTQIA+ flag at the same level with the U.S. flag around the world.  Gee whiz, paint another target on our backs, will you?  Meanwhile, the Biden White House is nominating a ‘conservationist’- Tracy Stone-Manning- to lead the Public Lands Bureau.  Another left-wing loser to be sure.  Finally, SpaceX Dragon capsule blasted off today carrying FOUR American astronauts to the International Space Station.
  89. 2021 Friday O: January 06, 2021, Storming The Capitol / Capitol Hill Riots / False Flag Operations News– It appears that Capitol Hill law enforcement has grown fatigued by lying Democrats’ narratives on what happened on that fateful day when Antifa and Black Lives Matter infiltrated the ranks of Trump supporters and then set in motion the largest FALSE FLAG operation seen in the history of our country.  They are pushing back on recent claims by unnamed Democrats that they showed ‘bias towards the Trump supporters.’  They say they did not.   Elsewhere, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, is demanding a FULL ACCOUNTING of the death of Capitol Hill Police Officer Brian Sicknick, someone whom we just learned died from natural causes and did not- we repeat, did NOT- have his head bashed in with a fire extinguisher as liberal fake news media and Democrat politicians have long claimed.   Tell us the truth.
  90. 2021 Friday P: State News–  Florida’s Supreme Court stopped a bid with which to legalize marijuana in the Sunshine State.  Good.  We have enough stupid people already.   Elsewhere, in California, Caitlyn Jenner makes it official- she is running for the governor’s job in the recall of Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom and some like that overweight, wig-wearing Joy Behar on “The View” are upset.  She was so upset, she kept using the wrong pronouns when speaking of Ms. Jenner which in the liberal WOKE world is a major faux pas.  Yet, liberals routinely get away with NOT doing as they say everyone else should be doing.  What a farce.  Next, in New York City late last night/early this morning, did their best to deface a monument in Central Park, one built to commemorate the loss of 260 U.S. Navy sailors who were killed when the battleship USS Maine blew up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, on February 15, 1898, the main event that propelled the U.S. into war with Spain.  Police arrested some of the rioters, but we are sure they left the slammer within hours of their arrest.
  91. 2021 Friday Q: Political News I– A new study on elected officials who are the child of elected officials says that Congresswoman Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, and Senator Lisa Murkowski, RINO-AK, vote to the LEFT of their parents when they were in office.  Meanwhile, Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, said he ‘endorses Senators Murkowski and her RINO buddy, Susan Collins, of Maine.   Next, survivors of the Steve Scalise shooting criticize yesterday’s findings by the FBI that James Hodgkinson who shot up the Republican team preparing for the annual House baseball game back on June 14, 2017, did so because he wanted to die by suicide by cop.  This was the FBI finding we received yesterday and all we can say is that FBI Director Christopher Wray is full of fecal matter.
  92. 2021 Friday R: Political News II– Congressman Jason Smith, R-MO 8th congressional district, told Newsmax TV that New York state’s planned payments of $15,000 or more to illegal aliens is ‘unacceptable.’  It’s unacceptable when Americans need help, require salvation from all the Chi-Com Virus lockdowns and restrictions, and liberal left-wing government would rather care for INVADERS than for its own people.   Next, Kimberly Guilfoyle endorses former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens in his U.S. Senate bid.   Moving on, Governor Asa Hutchinson, RINO-AR, vetoed a bill limiting gun restrictions.  He vetoed a bill that LIMITS restrictions on guns in the Natural State, for Christ’s Sake.   The man has demonstrated he is little more than a RINO.
  93. 2021 Friday S: Political News III– Apparently, the President Trump 2020 Campaign left an unpaid view in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with a $211,000 bill, one they are sending to collections.  Sounds like bull crap but then- we know how it is.  Speaking of President Trump, he may be leaving Florida to spend the summer at his New Jersey golf club.   Speaking of Florida, the okays a bill banning abortions based on disability.  Meanwhile, we learn that the United States Postal Service- the USPS, for Christ’s Holy Sake!- is now doing dirty work for the Biden regime by spying on conservative Americans.  Man, they must have amassed a humongous dossier on the AICPENDBLOG.COM by now.  What the hell is the postal service doing behaving like the Gestapo?  Has Stamps.com hurt them this much that they must take on jobs that have NOTHING to do with their daytime jobs?
  94. 2021 Friday T: Miscellaneous News I– After a violent summer last year in \Minneapolis, Minnesota, BLACK-OWNED businesses in the city say the ‘city has abandoned them.’  These poor people watched Black Lives Matter and Antifa and all the hateful white punks (especially the banshees) screaming and rioting, looting, robbing, raping, and burning, and the damned Twin Cities need to do something to get them back on their feet!  What the hell does it take?  Where the hell is Patrice Cullors and all her millions of dollars?  Where is Joe Biden?  HELP these people.  Elsewhere, the Washington Post was slammed earlier today for their disgraceful ‘fact-checking’ on Senator Tim Scott’s ‘from the cotton fields to Congress’ statement awhile back.  Leftists are scumbags, what more can one say?  In other whack-job news, Climate Czar John F. Kerry says that the administration is exploring a BORDER ADJUSTMENT TAX that will slap additional taxes, i.e., tariffs, on nations with weaker climate policies.  Folks, it’s time to make up NICE with Russia or China and seek asylum.  These people are cray-cray.
  95. 2021 Friday U: California Lottery Results– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1653: 04, 28, 29,30, 60, and Mega 25.  Stay tuned for news on the winners… Out of 111,596 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR plus the Mega for a prize of $14,862 apiece.
  96. 2022 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 509,233,914 confirmed cases, +617,622, 6,242,252 confirmed deaths, +1,804 and 461,780,092 confirmed recoveries, +836,994. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,649,779 confirmed cases, UP 21,690 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,018,316 confirmed deaths, UP 162,[xxiii] and 80,434,925 confirmed recoveries, UP to 32,524.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxiv]
  97. 2022 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 569,023 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 204,268 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 458 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  98. 2022 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: 9,191,546 confirmed cases, 90,145 confirmed deaths, and 8,946,068 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,943,165 confirmed cases, 73,822 confirmed deaths, and 5,810,014 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 245,035 confirmed cases, 1,407 confirmed deaths, and 238,184 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,483,332 confirmed cases, 12,657 confirmed deaths, and 1,441,788 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., U.S. Northern Mariana Islands: they have 11,221 confirmed cases, 34 confirmed deaths, and 11,177 confirmed recoveries.[xxv]   
  99. 2022 Saturday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,054,342 confirmed cases, 10,658 confirmed deaths, and 4,009,152 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Vatican City, 221st place on the list: 29 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 29 confirmed recoveries.[xxvi]                         
  100. 2022 Saturday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,811.40, DOWN 981.36 points (-2.82%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,839.29 DOWN 335.56 points (-2.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,271.78, DOWN 121.88 points (-2.77%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $101.75 per barrel, -2.04 (-1.97%).  The price of GOLD is $1,932.50 per troy oz., -15.70 (-0.81%) while the price of SILVER is $24.19 per troy ounce, -0.43 (-1.75%).  The price of PLATINUM is $923.00 per troy oz, -44.80 (-4.63%) while the price of COPPER is $4.58 per pound, -0.12 (-2.56%).[xxvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,374.82 per troy oz., -47.07 (-1.94%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,650.00 per troy oz., -100.00 (-0.53%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,244.00 per USD/T, -54.00 (-1.64%). The price of ZINC is $4,388.00 per USD/T., -62.00 (-1.39%).   The price of COCOA is $2,506.00 per USD/T, -34.00 (-1.34%).  The price of COFFEE is $226.00 per USD/T, -2.15 (-0.94%).  The price of CORN is $791.75 per USD/T, -7.50 (-0.94%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,002.60 USD 1,000 board feet -22.40 (-2.19%).[xxviii]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.50 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.93 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.22, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 74.88 of theirs.    In Nicaraguan Córdoba, one greenback equals 35.74 and in Nigerian Naira, a buck equals 414.00 and in Norwegian Krone, one dollar equals 8.96 of theirs.[xxix]       
  101. 2022 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 and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.688 per gallon, $4.106 in Florida, $5.243 in Hawaii, and $4.687 in Washington state.[xxx]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Maine- $4.115.  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 25th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Belarus: $2.534 per U.S. Gallon.[xxxi] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,404,662,821,355 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxxii]  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 ALL OTHERS the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Japan.  This nation holds $1,251,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  102. 2022 Saturday F: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3658 what with a $36 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 13, 19, 21, 22, 39, and Mega 09.  Out of 121,544 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $20,496 apiece.  One ticket was sold at (1) 7-Eleven in Hayward, CA 94541 while the other was sold at (2) El Monte Liquor in Mountain View, CA 94040.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #979 with a jackpot of $400 million up for grabs: 10, 39, 47, 49, 56, and Power 08.  Out of 182,097 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $24,084.

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[i] We look forward to doing the music of Roy Orbison and other old rockers sometime in the next decade.  Please, stay tuned for further information.

[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 “Wings Over America” album appeared on Saturday, 07-January-2017.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[iii] See previous.

[iv] At some point when we return to presenting the music of American bands, we will promote that of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as well as of Tom Petty himself.  We hope you will await word as to when we do.  We thank you.

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

[vi] We look forward to promoting the music of the Electric Light Orchestra/the Move, Roy Wood, and Wizzard..  They are among the amazing British rock bands of the 1970s and deserve to be acknowledged as such.

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

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

[ix] Not sure when we will offer the music of Def Leppard but we hope to do it sometime within the next decade.  Please, keep posted for further information.

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

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

[xii] Bing seems to be covering numbers up for the Biden administration so here is where we have gone now: COVID Live Update: 146,144,571 Cases and 3,097,090 Deaths from the Coronavirus – Worldometer (worldometers.info)

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

[xiv] See previous.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxii] We are awaiting the day for when the Pentagon says they are going to go with electric-powered tanks and military vehicles.  Now that will be the day when we surrender whatever greatness we as a nation still possess.

[xxiii] 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)

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

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

[xxvi] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

83. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2022

1975 Monday: In Richfield, Ohio, Muhammad Ali scores a TKO over Chuck Wepner, aka the Bayonne Bleeder, in the 15th round to retain the WBA and WBC heavyweight boxing titles of the world. Wepner’s record went to 30-10-2 with the loss while that of Ali went to 46-2.

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83. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Ward Hunt and Horace Gray; U.S. Interior Secretaries Jacob Thompson and James Rudolph Garfield; U.S. Treasury Secretary Andrew W. Mellon; U.S. Senator Mike Braun; the Bee Gees featuring Colin Petersen, Elvis Presley, King Crimson featuring Bill Rieflin, the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, Spooky Tooth featuring Mike Kellie, Supertramp featuring Dougie Thompson, and WAR featuring Lee Oskar:

  1. 1455 Saturday: The 208th Roman Catholic Pope Nicolas V ended his reign on this date.  He became the shepherd of all Christendom on March 06, 1447, and guided his flock until today.
  2. 1545 Saturday: The German Parliament opens in Worms.
  3. 1603 Monday: Scottish King James VI, son of Mary Queen of Scotts, becomes King James I of England in succession to Elizabeth I, thus joining the English and Scottish crowns.
  4. 1664 Monday: Roger Williams is granted a charter to colonize Rhode Island
  5. 1765 Sunday: Britain enacted the Quartering Act, requiring American colonists to provide temporary housing to British soldiers.
  6. 1828 Monday: In Boston, Massachusetts, future 47th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Gray is born.  President Chester Arthur would nominate his fellow Republican to fill Nathan Clifford’s seat, a Democrat.  Gray would serve from January 09, 1882, to September 15, 1902.
  7. 1832 Saturday: A mob in Hiram, Ohio, attacked, tarred, and feathered Mormon leaders Joseph Smith, Jr., and Sidney Rigdon.
  8. 1837 Friday: Canada gives blacks the right to vote on this date.
  9. 1855 Saturday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, future 49th U.S. Treasury Secretary Andrew W. Mellon is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Warren G. Harding from March 09, 1921, to February 12, 1932.
  10. 1868 Tuesday: Metropolitan Life Insurance Company underwent founding on this date.
  11. 1878 Sunday: The British frigate HMS Eurydice sinks resulting in the loss of 300 sailors.
  12. 1880 Wednesday: The first ‘hail insurance company’ incorporated in Connecticut.  People came to know the company as Tobacco Growers’ Mutual Insurance Company.
  13. 1882 Friday: German scientist Robert Koch announced in Berlin that he had discovered the bacillus responsible for tuberculosis.
  14. 1883 Saturday: The first telephone call between New York and Chicago takes place on this date.
  15. 1885 Tuesday: In Memphis, Tennessee, the former 5th U.S. Interior Secretary Jacob Thompson died at age 74.  A Democrat, he served under President James Buchanan from March 10, 1857, to January 08, 1861.
  16. 1886 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., the 42nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ward Hunt died.  President Ulysses S. Grant nominated the Democrat-turned-Republican to fill the seat of Democratic Associate Justice Samuel Nelson.   Hunt served from December 11, 1872, to January 27, 1882.
  17. 1887 Thursday: Oscar Straus appointed 1st Jewish ambassador from U.S. (to Turkey).
  18. 1898 Thursday: The first automobile goes on sale on this date.
  19. 1900 Saturday: Mayor Van Wyck of New York broke the ground for the New York subway tunnel that would link Manhattan with Brooklyn.
  20. 1906 Saturday: The Census of the British Empire demonstrates that Britain rules one-fifth of the world.
  21. 1913 Monday: New York’s Palace Theater, the legendary home of vaudeville, opened on Broadway.
  22. 1920 Wednesday: The U.S. Coast Guard established its first air station at Morehead City, N.C.
  23. 1924 Monday: Greece becomes a republic on this date.
  24. 1934 Saturday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed a bill granting future independence to the Philippines.
  25. 1941 Monday: During World War II, German troops occupy El Agheila, Libya.  The British are able to withdraw much of their troops to safety, but it appears that the Afrika Korps is in charge of the situation even though the German General Staff has ordered Field Marshal Erwin Rommel NOT to attack the Brits as no further reinforcements will be coming.  Everything is being planned for Operation Barbarossa.  Rommel won’t listen.
  26. 1942 Tuesday: The Royal Air Force is preparing to launch bombing raids into occupied France and Germany beginning tomorrow.
  27. 1943 Wednesday: Fighting continues in Tunisia as the Allies continue driving the remnants of the Afrika Korps into a last-ditch stand against the Americans, the Brits, and Free French forces.  Many of the Fascist Italians are only too happy to throw down their weapons and surrender whereas the Germans are determined to continue the fight. 
  28. 1944 Friday: In occupied Rome, the Nazis executed more than 300 civilians in reprisal for an attack by Italian partisans the day before that had killed 32 German soldiers.  Meanwhile, 811 British bombers attack Berlin.  Elsewhere, in what the world would come to know as “The Great Escape,” 76 Allied officers manage to escape from Stalag Luft 3, the POW camp in which, the Germans held them.  Finally, the Red Army continues rolling up Axis forces fighting in the Ukraine. 
  29. 1945 Saturday: Heavy fighting continues in Hungary as German troops and their remaining loyal Hungarian allies continue trying to thwart the Soviet advance.  Fighting is fierce and no matter what Axis troops do, they are continuing their ongoing retreat even though their Fuhrer demands they stand and fight.  North up in Poland, the Red Army continues pushing deeper into that country, ‘liberating’ it from its Nazi masters and putting it firmly into Moscow’s camp.  In essence, the Poles are going from one master to another.
  30. 1946 Sunday: Future drummer with the Bee Gees[i] (1967-1969)—Colin Petersen—is born in Australia on this date.
  31. 1947 Monday: Mike Kellie—future drummer of the psychedelic blues band, Spooky Tooth[ii]—was born in Birmingham, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, the United States Congress proposed the limitation of the presidency to no more than two terms.
  32. 1948 Wednesday: Future harmonica-player Lee Oskar who would perform for decades with the soul-rock-funk-jazz band, WAR[iii]—is born in Copenhagen, Denmark, on this date.
  33. 1950 Friday: In Cleveland, Ohio, the former 23rd U.S. Interior Secretary James Rudolph Garfield died at age 84.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from March 05, 1907, to March 04, 1909.
  34. 1951 Saturday: Dougie Thompson—future drummer with the British rock band, Supertramp[iv] 1972-1988—was born in Glasgow, Scotland, on this date.
  35. 1954 Wednesday: In Jasper, Indiana, future U.S. Senator Doug Braun is born.  A future Republican, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2019, representing his home state.
  36. : Fighting continues around the shrinking perimeter at Dien Bien Phu.  Supply planes are shot down over the base by increasingly accurate antiaircraft fire.  Within the base structure, an event that will forever live in legend (or infamy, depending upon how you see it) occurs when the so-called ‘paratrooper mafia’ headed by Lt. Colonel Pierre Langlais confronts Colonel Christian De Castries and demands a reordering of the command structure.  Castries is somewhat subdued, his chief-of-staff Lt. Colonel Keller having been flown out due to suffering a nervous breakdown earlier in the day. The paratroopers are determined to mount a more forceful defense and to take it to the People’s Army as good as they are giving it to the French.
  37. 1955 Thursday: The first seagoing oil-drilling rig went into service.  Elsewhere, Tennessee Williams’ play, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” debuted on Broadway on this date.
  38. 1958 Monday: Rock-and-roll singer Elvis Presley[v] underwent induction into the Army in Memphis, Tennessee.  He underwent basic training at Fort Hood, Texas, before being shipped to Germany.
  39. 1962 Saturday: Mick Jagger[vi] and Keith Richards perform as Little Boy Blue and Blue Boys.
  40. 1965 Wednesday: Ranger 9, a lunar probe launched three days earlier by NASA, crashed into the moon (as planned) after sending back more than 5,800 video images.
  41. 1967 Friday: The University of Michigan holds 1st “Teach-in” after bombing of North Vietnam.
  42. 1971 Wednesday: In Paradise, Nevada, at the Silver Slipper, heavyweight slugger Earnie Shavers lands a KO on opponent, Nigerian Young Agabab in the 1st round to put his pro record to 23-2.
  43. 1972 Friday: Great Britain imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland.
  44. 1975 Monday: In Richfield, Ohio, Muhammad Ali scores a TKO over Chuck Wepner, aka the Bayonne Bleeder, in the 15th round to retain the WBA and WBC heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  Wepner’s record went to 30-10-2 with the loss while that of Ali went to 46-2.  On the undercard, Larry Holmes scores a KO over opponent, Charley Green, at the 1:57 minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 8-round heavyweight boxing match to put his record to 11-0 with the win.
  45. 1980 Monday: One of El Salvador’s most respected Roman Catholic Church leaders, Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero, died when shot by a sniper as he celebrated Mass in San Salvador.
  46. 1988 Thursday: Former national security aides Oliver North and John M. Poindexter and businessmen Richard V. Secord and Albert Hakim pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from the Iran-Contra affair.  (North and Poindexter suffered conviction, but had their verdicts thrown out; Secord and Hakim received probation after each pleaded guilty to a single count under a pleas bargain).
  47. 1989 Friday: The supertanker Exxon Valdez ran aground on a reef in Alaska’s Prince William Sound and began leaking 11 million gallons of crude oil.
  48. 1991 Sunday: Banks reopen in liberated Kuwait.
  49. 1995 Friday: After 20 years, British soldiers stopped routine patrols in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  50. 1998 Tuesday: Two students ages 13 and 11 opened fire outside Jonesboro Westside Middle School in Arkansas, killing four classmates and a teacher.  (Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Golden were imprisoned by Arkansas until age 18, then by federal authorities until age 21.  However, Johnson has since been returned to prison on unrelated charges).
  51. 1999 Wednesday: NATO commences aerial bombardment against Yugoslavia, marking the first time NATO has attacked a sovereign nation.  Elsewhere, thirty-nine people died when fire erupted in the Mont Blanc tunnel in France and burned for two days.
  52. 2003 Monday: Members of the Arab League vote 21-1 for the immediate and unconditional removal of ALL U.S. and Coalition forces from Iraq.  F**k them.
  53. 2006 Friday: In Belarus, the police begin breaking up long-term, ongoing anti-government protests.
  54. 2008 Monday: Following their first-ever Democratic election, Bhutan becomes a democracy.
  55. 2011 Thursday: Kenya opens the Africa Carbon Exchange, the first carbon exchange in Africa to exchange carbon credits.
  56. 2012 Saturday: U.S. Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum wins the caucuses in the state of Louisiana.  Meanwhile, communist China announces its plan to phase-out the practice of taking and selling organs from executed prisoners.  Elsewhere, former Vice President Richard “Dick” Cheney receives a heart transplant on this date.  Get well, Dick!
  57. 2013 Sunday: In Paris, hundreds of thousands of people protest the legalization of same-sex marriage in France, after the protest turns violent, the authorities deny them access to the Champs-Elysees.   Elsewhere, communist President Evo Morales threatens to take an ongoing border dispute with Chile to the International Court of Justice at the Hague.  President Morales is a hardcore leftists.   
  58. 2014 Monday:  A lawsuit against Lance Armstrong undergoes dismissal; after he admitted to doping, the plaintiffs sued, claiming that they bought energy-drink maker FRS Co. believing that the drinks endorsed by Armstrong had been the key reason for his cycling success.
  59. 2015 Tuesday: Germanwings Flight 9525, an Airbus A320, crashed into the French Alps killing all 150 people onboard; investigators said the 27-year-old co-pilot deliberately downed the aircraft due to mental issues.  Elsewhere, NASA scientists are celebrating Mars Opportunity rover taking a journey no other rover ever has before and that is traveling more than 26 miles on the Red Planet’s surface.  God, we love these things.  
  60. 2016 Thursday: At the Hague, the European Court finds Radovan Karadžić, leader of the Bosnian Serbs during the war in Yugoslavia in the 1990s guilty of war crimes.  His main crime was the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica in which Serb forces murdered loads of Muslims.  He received a sentence of 40 years.  Elsewhere, in the U.S., an appellate court upholds a lower court’s ruling in New York seeking to keep Senator Ted Cruz off the GOP presidential primary ballot because of his Canadian birth.  This is hardball by Congressman Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district and a close friend of candidate Donald J. Trump.  
  61. 2017 Friday: Thanks to schmucks such as House Speaker Paul Ryan, the Trump administration and their GOP allies in the House of Representatives are forced to pull their plan to overturn Obamacare and to replace it with a better plan.   Meanwhile, the House Intelligence Committee goes to war with itself over the bogus Trump-Russia Collusion scam, the very same engineered by the Democrats.  Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, and ranking member, the locoweed Adam Schiff, DS-CA 28th congressional district, are butting heads over information coming out that shows that the Obama administration SPIED on the then-Trump campaign.
  62. 2018 Saturday: In the streets of Washington, D.C., and cities across the country, hundreds of thousands of teens and their supporters rallied against gun violence, spurred by a call to action from student survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., which left 17 people dead.  In other crazy news, likeminded European liberals- these in Paris- are also protesting against gun violence- in the U.S.  The French people are demanding Americans give up their guns- so says the losers of 1940, Dien Bien Phu in 1954, and Algeria from 1956 to 1962.  LOSERS with a capital “L.”
  63. 2019 Sunday: On this Sunday, Attorney-General Bill Barr put out a brief on the 22-month Robert S. Mueller III investigation into Donald Trump, Trump campaign officials, and Vladimir Putin’s Russia by saying that ‘Mueller’s team had found no evidence of collusion between now-President Trump, members of his campaign, his friends and family and Russia nor was there any sign of obstruction.’  In effect, this clears the president and those around him other than those convicted of process crimes during the investigation.  The Democrats could not handle the outcome and rushed to the microphones braying like dogs for ALL the evidence and promise to continue the witch hunt into Mr. Trump.  The investigation began- many believe- in late 2015 or early 2016 and involved members of the Hillary Clinton team, Barack Obama Justice Department and FBI officials, as well as foreign operatives hired by members of the Obama team to set up candidate- and then- President Trump.  
  64. 2020 Tuesday: Democrats continue stalling in the U.S. Senate by holding up Wuhan Virus relief legislation by trying to stuff in Green New Deal, Pro-Death, union, identity politics, election fraud such as ballot harvesting in ALL 50 states, and more.  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell continues rebuffing them in the hope that honest and legitimate legislation can occur.  Meanwhile, the world around mid-day acknowledges approximately 414,277 cases of COVID-19, with 38,819 new cases over the past 24 hours.  Global deaths are 18,557 what with 2,146 in the previous 24 hours.  In the United States, there are 51,542 cases of the Kung Flu with 8,328 new cases over the past 24 hours.  There is a total of 674 deaths, up by 95 over the previous 24 hours.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes UP by 11.3% or up 2,112.98 points, closing at 20,764.91.  Bravo. 
  65. 2020 Tuesday A: Bill Rieflin- drummer with King Crimson from 2013-15 / 2017 until today- died in his hometown of Seattle, Washington, on this date at age 59.  Cancer was the cause.
  66. 2021 Wednesday: JOE BIDEN NEWS– in anticipation of tomorrow’s FIRST NEWS CONFERENCE with the press, Joe Biden announces (or his earpiece does) that 40 reporters will be allowed into the briefing.  Next, Newsmax says that the mocking of Joe Biden by our foreign adversaries shows that they neither respect him nor fear him which is not good for the United States.   However, (and we don’t believe this one iota), the American Research Group shows an approval rating for Joe Biden of 60-percent and 33-percent disapproval rate.   (Note- Rasmussen puts Joe’s numbers at 48-percent approve and 50-percent disapprove of him).  Moving on, Joe Biden plans to mark Equal Pay Day as women are harder hit by COVID-19 than are their male counterparts.  Good for you, Joe, pandering like always.  Speaking of old Joe, earlier today he announced that “Kooky Kamala” Harris is now in charge of ‘solving the border crisis.’  (Note- continue building the wall and deport them all and that will help solve the ‘self-inflicted problem’ just as cutting off ALL government aid to illegals will.  Come on Methuselah, do your flipping job!).[vii]   Finally, when reporters asked Old Joe what he thought about North Korea’s recent missile tests, he said, ‘not much has changed.’
  67. 2021 Wednesday A: GOP NEWS– Utah Governor Spencer J. Cox, GOP, signed a measure that will put filters on porn sites within the state.  Excellent.  Meanwhile, GOP-lead states are fighting the good fight against Joe Biden’s increasingly insane policies, wish lists of liberal loony tunes spending and deprivation of the American people’s rights.  Elsewhere, Senator Chuck Grassley, R-IA, is pushing the Justice Department to continue the probe into perjury charges against the crackpot witnesses the Democrats trotted out to smear now-Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh.  Christine Blasey Ford, Deborah Ramirez, and Julie Swetnick should all be doing time in federal prisons for the bulls**t they pulled at his confirmation hearings back in 2018.  Get them, Chuck!  Finally, President Donald J. Trump is supporting Max Miller in his bid to unseat RINO Congressman Anthony Gonzalez in Ohio’s 16th congressional district.  Gonzalez voted to impeach President Trump if you recall.
  68. 2021 Wednesday B: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I–  The person who used to be known as Prince Harry, aka Mr. Meghan Markle, is taking a no-show gig as the ‘chief impact officer’ at a Silicon Valley startup, Betterup, that will help emotionally challenged individuals- like his wife and boss- overcome their issues.  Bravo, Harry, bravo.  Sort of like Hunter Biden working at Burisma.   Meanwhile, Senator Bernie Sanders says that he is ‘uncomfortable’ with the permanent ban placed on President Donald J. Trump by Twitter.  However, President Trump says he has ‘no plans to return to Twitter,’ seeing as how he is in the midst of creating his own untouchable social media platform.   Next, the New York Justice Department says the impeachment probe into Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo could continue for months.  So, charge him with the homicides of 15,000-20,000 people and get him out of office.  NOW.
  69. 2021 Wednesday C: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS–  Vladimir Putin’s chef- businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin- has written to the Federal Bureau of Investigation demanding he be removed from a most-wanted list.  The FBI put a bounty of $250,000 atop his head last month for his apprehension and extradition to the United States over bogus charges he somehow meddled in the 2016 Presidential Election on behalf of then-candidate Donald J. Trump.  He says the FBI must stop offering the reward as it violates several principles under human rights laws.  That’s Joe Biden for you, looking for fall guys he can blame for his own shortcomings such as Hunter Biden being in the hip pockets of both the Ukraine and China.  Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declares victory in the recent elections, but the majority is still unclear.   Elsewhere, a massive container ship in the Suez Canal has run aground due to high winds and is blocking passage to other ships.
  70. 2021 Wednesday D: SECOND AMENDMENT/GUNS NEWS– Representative Lauren Boebert, R-CO 3rd congressional district, says the Dems are ‘playing politics with our lives’ over their renewed drive to strip the American people of their guns.  (Note- we’d like to see them try.  First, there are going to be SO-O-O MANY gun thefts in this country, the cops will be tied up seeking them while secondly, it’s like what former NRA boss Charlton Heston used to say: ‘you can have my guns when you pry them out of my cold dead fingers.  Joe- NO one is going to surrender their guns, NO one.  Come and get them.  Chef Alvin).  Still, after the POS Syrian Muslim refugee Ahmad Al-Aliwi Alissa[viii] killed 10 WHITE people at the King Soopers Grocery Store in Boulder, Colorado, earlier this week, the Dems began to go bat-crap-crazy in pushing their gun-grabbing bills.   Joe Biden says he doesn’t have to ‘wait for Congress’ to begin stripping guns.  Go for it, Joe.
  71. 2021 Wednesday E: SECOND AMENDMENT/GUN NEWS II– Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer[ix] swears on his mother’s soul that the two firearms bills sent to him from the House of Representatives will receive swift attention.  “Kooky Kamala” Harris is urging swift hearing and passage of these gun-grabbing bills.  Interesting note- John Bachman of Newsmax says that the ‘Democrats are hypocrites.  They claim to hate guns, yet they spread guns all over the world’ selling them to thugs, criminals, terrorists, murderers, and other human trash.  He reminded his viewers of the Obama era “Fast and Furious” program that put military grade weapons into the hands of Mexican narcoterrorists.  
  72. 2021 Wednesday F: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– ‘The (Communist) Squad in Congress now claims that NOT supporting statehood for Washington, D.C., is RACIST.  The federal district was NEVER intended to be a state, girls, it was pulled together from several states so that NO single state would claim rights to sole ownership of the federal government.  No, just because lots of black folks live there does not make it ‘racist.’  Everyone living in the District of Columbia knows the score.  Shut the f**k up.  Next, Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell says that H.R. 1 is a bald political power grab.  Mitch- you should have supported President Donald J. Trump when you had the opportunity.  Now, shut the hell up.  Finally, the Wisconsin State Assembly authorizes an investigation into election fraud in the 2020 Presidential Election.
  73. 2021 Wednesday G: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS III– “Coincidence of the Day”- last week, Dr. Moncef Slaoui said that ‘President Donald J. Trump bears 90-percent of getting the COVID-19 vaccine programs underway what with Operation Warp Speed and Joe Biden just 10-percent.  Today, GlaxoSmithKline terminated Dr. Slaoui for purported sexual harassment allegations against him.  Wow.  Is this not amazing?  Cancel Culture strikes yet again.  Defend Trump and you lose your job.  Well, we defend Trump- WTF are YOU going to do to US?   Next, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says AstraZeneca soon to release an updated report on its coronavirus vaccines.   Meanwhile, Caribbean nations are begging the Biden administration NOT to be stingy with the coronavirus vaccines, to please, remember the countries on the U.S.’ third border.  (Note- when these countries do something about the horrendous foodborne illness visitors typically acquire upon eating their first meals there, we will send you vaccine.  Otherwise, STFU).  Finally, five years after his untimely death, famed rock star Prince’s ashes will go on public display.
  74. 2021 Wednesday H: ODDBALL AND HUMOROUS NEWS OF THE DAY– By a final vote of 52-48 (with RINO Senators Lisa Murkowski, RINO-AK, and Susan Collins, RINO-ME, confirmed the nomination of tranny (woof!) former Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to become the next assistant secretary of health.  Okie dokie.  Aren’t we proud as a nation!  Next, a chick with a dick,[x] Kataluna Enriquez has been crowned Miss Silver State USA, one step away from competing in the Miss Nevada USA pageant.  In yet another slap to the faces of women and girls, the tranny beat out numerous biological females to become the first beauty pageant winner with a dong swinging down under.  Folks, what the hell is going on?  Almost makes one wish the Chinese would take the country over.  Oh, speaking about ‘affronts’ to women, “Kooky Kamala” Harris and former President William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton are teaming up on a program with which to empower women.  Does anyone see the irony in this? [xi] (They are already receiving massive blowback for this bulls**t symposium).
  75. 2021 Wednesday I: U.S. BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE– Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, swears to ‘shut the Senate down’ if the Biden administration denies him access to the southern border.  Senator Marsha Blackburn was visiting the border today and she said, ‘what a mess.’  Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that ‘Joe Biden bears full responsibility for the ongoing border catastrophe.’  Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘Joe Biden’s rhetoric and his first day actions are responsible for the border catastrophe.’   Speaking of this crisis, this holocaust, Joe Biden has yet to name a nominee to head the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.   Meanwhile, Congressman Henry Cuellar, D-TX 28th congressional district, says that the ‘migrants must be made known as to what awaits them on this side of the border.’  The border states must find a way with which they can finish the wall on their territory if they cannot do it on federal land.  Steve Bannon, where the hell are YOU and YOUR charity to fund border wall construction?
  76. 2021 Wednesday J: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 124,378,693 confirmed cases, +453,805, 2,736,980  confirmed deaths, +9,340, and 70,573,246 confirmed recoveries, +252,735.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,161,747 confirmed cases, up 57,678 from yesterday’s reporting, 549,411 confirmed deaths, UP 798, and 117,371,050 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them. 
  77. 2021 Wednesday K: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 220,944 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another three-and-a-half-weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  78. 2021 Wednesday L: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,648,021 confirmed cases, 57,909 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,950 confirmed cases, 454 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 359,290 confirmed cases, 5,249 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- the commonwealth of the American Samoa: currently, they have 3 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 3 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 829,689 confirmed cases, 6,122 confirmed deaths, and 808,869 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Pakistan, home of a large chapter of the Taliban: 637,042 cases of the virus, 13,965 confirmed deaths and 586,228 confirmed recoveries.  
  79. 2021 Wednesday M: STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,420.06, DOWN 3.09 points (-0.01%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,961.89, DOWN 265.81 points (-2.01%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,889.14, DOWN 21.38 points (-0.55%).  The price of GOLD is $1,733.10 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.12 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.46%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,172.20 per troy oz, -8.00 (-0.68%) while the price of COPPER is $4.03 per pound, -0.04 (-0.92%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,640.10 per troy oz, +22.80 (+0.87%). The price of RHODIUM is $29,800.00 per troy oz., +400.00 (+1.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $60.70 per barrel, -0.48 (-0.78%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.90.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000019.   In Barbadian dollar, one greenback equals 2.00. 
  80. 2021 Wednesday N: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.882 per gallon, $3.622 in Hawaii, and $3.324 in Washington state.    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,089,823,477,532 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.  Cloward and Piven running amok.  The country is going to crumble into nothingness thanks to the Democrats and their trillion-dollar bills.  Donald Trump- time for you to return to office.
  81. 2021 Wednesday O: Stay tuned for tonight’s Super Lotto and Powerball drawings.  First, here are the results for the Super Lotto Drawing #3545 with a pot of $31 million on the line: 10, 11, 13, 32, 38, and Mega 17.  Out of 111,151 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $19,815 apiece. Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #831 with a $220 million pot on the line: 04, 09, 17, 27, 38, and Power 18.   Out of 95,606 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $25,606. 
  82. 2021 Wednesday P: END OF THE NIGHT NEWS I– Tesla now says that its customers can buy their electric vehicles with Bitcoin.  Having bought $1.5 billion in Bitcoin several months back, any cars bought with Bitcoin will remain in their Bitcoin account- they are not going to convert it into dollars.  Next, the Joint Chiefs of Staff spokesperson said that yes, indeed, North Korea did fire at least one projectile into the East China Sea.  That’s Kim for you- NO respect for Joe Biden.  Meanwhile, as 14 states sue the Biden administration for its almost immediate crackdown on all energy projects on federal lands, the U.S. Department of the Interior announces that it’s going to review all existing and applications for fossil fuel drilling on federal lands.  With a Norwegian-Native American in charge, Debra Haaland, you know there won’t be any new drilling and many existing oil and natural gas leases will be shut down.  Windmills and solar farms.  
  83. 2021 Wednesday Q: END OF THE NIGHT NEWS II– Virginia Governor Ralph “Black Face” Northam signs a bill that will end capital punishment in the state.  Since its inception as a British colony, there have been 1,400 executions.  Since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976, there have been 113 executions which ranks the Old Dominion State second only to the Lone Star State in the number of executions carried out.  Still, Governor “Black Face” says the death penalty should be available for especially heinous crimes but throughout history, the death penalty has fallen mostly on minorities, the mentally ill, and the poor.  Elsewhere, Intel is going to build two chip-manufacturing plants in Arizona, so says CEO Pat Gelsinger.  Not only will it produce chips for its own purposes, but it will also serve as a ‘foundry,’ which means it will build microchips for other companies.  The company will qualify for about $90 million in tax credits when construction is completed, and it will also provide at least 3,000 high-paying jobs.  Even better, it will become an alternative source for chip manufacturing so if Asia craps out or withholds chips from Western nations, problem solved.  
  84. 2021 Wednesday R: END OF THE NIGHT NEWS III– U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken visited NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, today and informed our allies that ‘America was back’ and that we would not put our ‘allies in a position of ‘us or them,’ meaning- we guess- that if the Germans want to buy natural gas from the Russians, the nation against whom the victorious Western allies created the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to defend against- then so be it.  It is what it is.  Meanwhile, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg invited the Russians to return to having an observatory role in the organization.  Secretary Blinken wants the organization to remain strong against both Russian and Chinese hegemony and that if the Chi-Coms cause problems for one country, they cause them for all countries within the group.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, they blasted the U.S. today for everything from being a racist nation to its out-of-control spending.  Ouch.
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[i] We hope to promote the music of the Bee Gees within the next 3-4 years.

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

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

[iv] We look forward to doing the Clash but expect to do Supertramp first, then Pink Floyd, then Electric Light Orchestra/the Move, then Yes, and then perhaps the Clash.  They are among the amazing British rock bands of the 1970s and deserve to be acknowledged as such.

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

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

[vii] Feeble Old Joe said that he would take the news media with him when he went to do a tour of the southern border.  Now that he has appointed “Kooky Kamala” Harris to do ‘something’ about the border, there no longer is a need to take the media there to see what the hell is occurring down there.

[viii] Speaking of this piece of desert dirt, amazing how all the left-wing news agencies and pundits stopped with the shooter being a WHITE man and then NOT reporting his name so they can suck up to their beloved Muslims.  We have heard unverified reports of the scumbag yelling “Allah Akbar” while he walked up to and then shot his victims at close range.  What if one of the victims had a gun and put a round into the shooter’s face?  That would be awesome.  He had rants all over Facebook blasting those whom he believed were ‘racist against Islam’ and even worse, the vaunted FBI had Mr. Alissa on a ‘watch list.’  Lot of good FBI watchlists are, huh?  Still, losers such as Ilhan Omar, DS-MN 5th congressional district, Rashida “Foul Mouth” Tlaib, DS-MI 13th congressional district, and ‘Baldy,’ Ayanna Pressley, DS-MA 7th congressional district all zipped their generally flapping lips so as not to have to admit the scumbag Alissa was one of theirs.

[ix] “Prune Face” would be a good alternative name for Cryin’ Chuck seeing as how we have labeled House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi as such.  Dick Tracy had some cool villains.

[x] If you want to see ‘chicks with dicks,’ come to Los Angeles, California, and take a trip down the Sunset Strip.

[xi] “Kooky Kamala” slept her way to the top beginning with powerful Golden State Democrat Willie Brown and Bill, well, everyone knows about Bill.  We don’t have to list all the transgressions against women this guy committed and who can forget that he flew on Jeffrey Epstein’s private plane, what was it- 19 times?  Yikes.

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38.  TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 07, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Todd; Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root; U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie; U.S. Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole; U.S. Secretary of War Elihu Root; U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper; the Beatles, Blue Öyster Cult featuring Richie Castellano, Foghat and Savoy Brown featuring “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, the Grateful Dead featuring John Perry Barlow, KISS featuring Mark St. John, “The Wall” by Pink Floyd, Three Dog Night featuring Jimmy Greenspoon, and Wild Turkey featuring John “Pugwash” Weathers:

  1. 590 Sunday: The reign of the 63rd Roman Catholic Pope Pelagius II ends today.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on November 26, 579.
  2. 1522 Tuesday: The Treaty of Brussels leads to a split in the House of Hapsburg: the Spanish and the Austrian branches.
  3. 1550 Tuesday: The reign of the 221st Roman Catholic Pope Julius III begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until March 29, 1555.
  4. 1569 Friday: Spanish King Phillip II forms the Inquisition in South America.
  5. 1795 Saturday: The 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, dealing with states’ sovereign immunity, underwent ratification.
  6. 1826 Tuesday: In Frankfurt, Kentucky, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Todd died.  A Democratic-Republican, he was nominated by President Thomas Jefferson to fill a NEW SEAT and he served from March 03, 1807, to February 07, 1826.
  7. 1857 Saturday: A French court acquitted author Gustave Flaubert of obscenity for his serialized novel, “Madame Bovary.”
  8. 1863 Saturday: The British Royal Navy corvette HMS Orpheus struck a sandbar and sank off the coast of New Zealand, killing 189 out of the 259 men on board the ship.
  9. 1864 Sunday: Federal troops occupy Jacksonville, Florida, during the Civil War.
  10. 1868 Friday: The 21st U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan from March 07, 1853, to February 07, 1868.  He next became a senator representing his home state of Kentucky.
  11. 1877 Wednesday: In New York City, organizers established the first Guernsey Cattle Club.
  12. 1878 Thursday: The reign of the 255th Roman Catholic Pope Pius IX ended on this date.  He first became the shepherd of his global flock on June 16, 1846.
  13. 1882 Tuesday: At Mississippi City, the last sanctioned bareknuckle for the heavyweight boxing championship took place.
  14. 1891 Saturday: The Great Blizzard of 1891 begins to form.
  15. 1893 Tuesday: Elisha Gray patented a machine called the telautograph.  It automatically signed autographs to documents.
  16. 1904 Sunday: A fire began in Baltimore that raged for about 30 hours and destroyed more than 1,500 buildings.
  17. 1905 Tuesday: Oklahoma becomes a state in the Union.
  18. 1913 Friday: In a battle with the Bulgarian army, the Ottoman Turks lose 5,000 men at Gallipoli.
  19. 1914 Saturday: Keystone Film Co. released the silent short comedy, “Kid Auto Races at Venice,” Charles Chaplin’s second film, and the first in which, he plays the “Little Tramp. “
  20. 1915 Sunday: The Second Battle of the Masurian Lakes: on the Eastern Front during World War I, German troops surround a Russian force and begin to neutralize it.
  21. 1922 Tuesday: DeWitt and Lila Acheson Wallace offered 5,000 copies of “Reader’s Digest” magazine for the first time.
  22. 1924 Thursday: The government of Benito Mussolini exchanges diplomats with the Soviet Union.
  23. 1936 Friday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized a flag for the office of vice president.
  24. 1937 Sunday: In New York City, the 38th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root died.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 07-19-1905 to January 27, 1909.   He also served the nation as its 41st U.S. Secretary of War.  He served under President Theodore Roosevelt from August 01, 1899, to January 31, 1904.
  25. 1940 Wednesday: British railways nationalized.  Elsewhere, Walt Disney’s second feature-length movie, “Pinocchio,” premiered in New York.
  26. 1941 Friday: Frank Sinatra and Tommy Dorsey Orchestra record “Everything Happens to Me.”  In North Africa during World War II, British forces are able to capture 130,000 Italian troops following heavy fighting at Beda Fomm.
  27. 1942 Saturday: U.S. and Filipino troops continue their fighting retreat down the Bataan Peninsula on the way to Corregidor.  Japanese troops under the command of General Homma are following closely behind. 
  28. 1943 Sunday: The U.S. government announced that shoe rationing would go into effect in two days.
  29. 1944 Monday: During World War II, the Germans launch a counter-offensive at Anzio, Italy.  Elsewhere, Bing Cosby and the John Scott Trotter Orchestra recorded “Swinging on a Star” for Decca Records in Los Angeles, California.
  30. 1945 Wednesday: General Douglas McArthur returns to Manila, Philippines.
  31. 1947 Friday: Both Palestinians and Jews vote against British proposal to split Palestine into two separate nations.  Elsewhere, in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, future drummer with Glenn Cornick’s Wild Turkey- John “Pugwash” Weathers- is born.
  32. 1948 Saturday: General Dwight D. Eisenhower resigned as army chief of staff and General Omar Bradley succeeded him in Europe.  Meanwhile, Jimmy Greenspoon (keyboards 1968-76 / 1981-2015 with the rock band, Three Dog Night[i]) is born in Beverly Hills, California, on this date.
  33. 1949 Monday: Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees becomes the first professional baseball player with a $100,000 annual salary.
  34. 1950 Tuesday: Wisconsin Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy uncovers communists in the U.S. State Department.
  35. 1952 Thursday: Future Colorado governor and eventual Senator John Hickenlooper is born on this date in Narberth, Pennsylvania.  He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2021.
  36. 1954 Sunday: In Carlinville, Illinois, future Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente is born.  A Republican, Boente would serve under President Donald J. Trump from January 30, 2017, to February 09, 2017.
  37. 1956 Tuesday: Future member of the rock band, KISS[ii]–Mark St. John (lead guitar/vocals 1984)—is born on this date in Hollywood, California.
  38. 1959 Saturday: Fidel Castro proclaims a new Cuban constitution.
  39. 1960 Sunday: Ancient writings found at Qumran near the Dead Sea.
  40. 1961 Tuesday: Jane Fonda made her acting debut in the NBC drama “A String of Beads.”   Elsewhere, in Miami Beach, Florida, Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) puts his pro record to 4-0 with a first-round knockout at the 1:34 minute mark in a scheduled heavyweight boxing match.  His opponent, Jim Robinson, saw his pro record drop to 1-3.
  41. 1962 Wednesday: President John F. Kennedy imposed full trade embargo on Cuba.  Elsewhere, a gas explosion in Luisanthal coalmine in Voelklingen, Germany, kills 298 miners.  
  42. 1964 Friday: The Beatles[iii] began their first American tour as they arrived at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, where they cracked wise during a chaotic press conference while thousands of their fans jammed inside the terminal.
  43. 1967 Tuesday: A fire at a restaurant in Montgomery, Alabama, kills 25 people.
  44. 1969 Friday: Al-Fatah leader Yasser Arafat becomes president of the Palestine Liberation Organization on this date.  Elsewhere, Diane Crump becomes the first woman jockey at a major U.S. racetrack in Hialeah, Florida.
  45. 1971 Sunday: Women in Switzerland gained the right to vote through a national referendum, 12 years after a previous attempt failed.
  46. 1974 Thursday: The Symbionese Liberation Army claims responsibility for the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, daughter of Randolph Hearst.  Meanwhile, Grenada gains independence from Britain.  Finally, Mel Brooks’ “Blazing Saddles” opens in movie theaters.
  47. 1976 Saturday: Darryl Sittler of the Toronto Maple Leafs set a National Hockey League record when he scored 10 points in a game against the Boston Bruins.  He scored six goals and four assists.
  48. 1977 Monday: Russia launches Soyuz 24 on this date.
  49. 1979 Wednesday: The British rock group, Pink Floyd[iv], premiered “The Wall” live on stage.  This concert and the subsequent tour in support of this legendary, life-altering album would be among the costliest in rock and roll history but what the hell- it’s Pink Floyd!  You can’t have your pudding if you don’t eat your meat!
  50. 1980 Thursday: Richie Castellano, future guitarist/vocalist with the East Coast rock band, Blue Öyster Cult[v], is born on this date in Brooklyn, New York.
  51. 1983 Monday: Elizabeth Dole, the first female- and 8th– secretary of the Department of Transportation takes the oath of office on this date.  A Republican, she served under President Ronald Reagan from February 07, 1983, to September 30, 1987.
  52. 1984 Tuesday: Space shuttle astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart made the first untethered spacewalk.
  53. 1985 Thursday: “Sports Illustrated” released its annual swimsuit edition.  It was the largest regular edition in the magazine’s history at 218 pages.
  54. 1986 Friday: Haitian President-for-Life Jean-Claude Duvalier fled his country ending 28 years of family rule.
  55. 1988 Sunday: Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson marries actress Robin Givens.  This would prove to be disastrous for the heavyweight boxing champion of the world.
  56. 1992 Friday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, wins a 12-round, unanimous decision over “Merciless Ray” Mercer to put his pro-record to 54-3 while Mercer’s record went to 18-1 with his first loss.
  57. 1994 Monday: Shock jock Howard Stern stops a would-be jumper on the George Washington Bridge.
  58. 1995 Tuesday: In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Tommy “The Duke” Morrison scores a TKO at the 2:41 minute mark of Round 1 of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout over his opponent Ken Merritt.  Morrison’s record as a pro would go to 42-2-1.
  59. 1999 Sunday: Crown Prince Abdullah becomes King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein.  Meanwhile, NASA’s Stardust space probe launched on this date.  The mission was to return comet dust samples from comet Wild 2.  The mission was completed on January 15, 2006, when the sample return capsule returned to Earth.
  60. 2000 Monday: “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, rhythm guitarist and vocalist for both the original Savoy Brown[vi] and Foghat[vii], died in Orlando, Florida, at age 56, on this date, the cause being cancer.  Elsewhere California’s legislature declared that February 13 would be “Charles M. Schultz Day.”
  61. 2010 Sunday: The New Orleans Saints won their first Super Bowl, XLIV, 31-17 over the Indianapolis Colts at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida.  The Colts were favored but went down in flames as the Saints dominated the game from start to finish.  Elsewhere, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad commands the nation’s atomic agency to begin enriching uranium at a much faster pace.
  62. 2011 Monday: AOL purchases the liberal website, the Huffington Post, for $315 million.
  63. 2012 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress passes a law allowing a much greater usage of drones within the United States.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit overturns California’s Proposition 8: the ban on Gay marriage within the state.  Elsewhere, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrives in Damascus to hold talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
  64. 2013 Thursday: In Europe, ready-meal manufacturer, Findus, withdrew its beef lasagna meals from supermarkets after confirming beef supplied by French manufacturer, Comigel contained horsemeat.
  65. 2014 Friday: A bill to restore jobless benefits for the unemployed fails in the U.S. Senate; the benefits, a 3-month extension for 1.3 million unemployed will cost $6 billion; Democrats did not satisfy Republican request for a solid plan on how to pay for it.
  66. 2015 Saturday:  TransAsia Airways suspends flights and begins retraining all its pilots in compliance with orders from Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration after the crash of Flight 235 into the Keelung River three days ago.
  67. 2016 Sunday: After promising it, the North Koreans fire off a large rocket that critics claim is a disguised weapons test.  South Korea reports that the rocket released an ‘unknown object’ into orbit which many believe to be some sort of surveillance satellite.  Japan reports the rocket passed over Okinawa and said, ‘we cannot have activity such as this.’
  68. 2017 Tuesday: In the battle to get Betsy DeVos through the Senate to become the secretary of education under President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence breaks a tie as the president of the Senate.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers greenlights the Dakota Access Pipeline’s construction plans.  Let’s get going, folks.
  69. 2018 Wednesday: In San Francisco, California, after a lengthy illness, longtime songwriting collaborator with Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead[viii]– John Perry Barlow- dies at age 70.  Elsewhere, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators announce they have arrived at a new two-year funding agreement but have not come to agreement on an immigration reform bill.   Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi goes to the floor of the people’s house and speaks for eight hours- rivaling thugs like Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez- begging her fellow lawmakers to protect the DREAMers.  Screw ‘em.
  70. 2019 Thursday: The Supreme Court temporarily blocks the new Louisiana abortion law, said to be one of the most restrictive.  Elsewhere, dimwitted Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka AOC, aka Baby Evita, aka Sandy Cortez, and Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey, both Democrats, unveil their ‘landmark legislation,’ the Green New Deal which is a backdoor way of stuffing socialism down the throats of the American people by enlisting them in the fight against CLIMATE CHANGE.  What a load of crap.  Meanwhile, U.S. Special Envoy Elliott Abrams rules out negotiations with the thuggish president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro.  Negotiate at the point of a gun barrel.
  71. 2020 Friday: In communist China, the first doctor who raised the alarm about the COVID-19 threat- Dr. Li Wenliang succumbs to the disease.  Meanwhile, Xi Jinping- the Big Dog in communist China declares a ‘people’s war’ against the devastating virus outbreak.   Next, an Italian man back from Wuhan where he visited his girlfriend is found to have contracted the coronavirus.  Elsewhere, Royal Caribbean Cruises bans travelers from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao from boarding any of its ships due to the outbreak.   Finally, President Donald J. Trump begins cleansing the administration of various rats.  He fires two people who testified against him in the trumped-up impeachment trial- Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a National Security Council adviser, and Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union.  Good riddance.   
  72. 2021 Sunday: Today is Super Bowl LV between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  The Buccaneers blew out the Chiefs by a final score of 31-9.  What a butt-whooping.
  73. 2021 Sunday A: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 105,995,961 confirmed cases, +534,280, 2,313,477, confirmed deaths, +12,586, and 59,041,531 confirmed recoveries, +396,519.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,150,916 confirmed cases, up 96,207 from yesterday’s reporting, 465,861 confirmed deaths, UP 2,771, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported for nearly two weeks now.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile moron.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 137,433 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  74. 2021 Sunday B: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,309,463 confirmed cases, 40,697 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,070 confirmed cases, 410 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 315,448 confirmed cases, 4,368 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- the Northern Marianas Islands: currently, they have 131 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and 32 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 643,435 confirmed cases, 4,796 confirmed deaths, and 572,511 confirmed recoveries.
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[i] Not sure when we will get around to doing the music of Three Dog Night but if we ever return to promoting the music of famed rock bands from the 1960s and the 1970s, we sure as heck will include this stellar band, one that is still performing to this day.  We saw them in 2019 and all we can say is “Wow.”

[ii] We hope to present the music of KISS sometime in the late 2020s.

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

[iv] We look forward to sharing the music of Pink Floyd- as well as the band’s members- sometime within the next 5-6 years.

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

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

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

[viii] 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.

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18. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2022

53. 2017 Wednesday: NASA and NOAA announce that 2016 was the hottest year on record, surpassing 2015 which surpassed 2014. Perhaps things are heating up? Yet, the United States, Canada, and Europe are NOT the problem: the problem is China, India, Russia, the Third World and unless they can get on board with the rest of the civilized nations, nothing is ever going to change. Period.

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18. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2022:

Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Robert E. Lee’s Birthday in Alabama and Mississippi; Idaho Human Rights Day (Idaho); Civil Rights Day (Arizona and New Hampshire)

President John Tyler; Vice President “Kooky Kamala” Harris; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Frank Murphy; U.S. Attorneys General John Nelson, Frank Murphy, and Robert H. Jackson; Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Richard V. Spencer; U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster; U.S. Secretary of War Joseph Holt; Colosseum featuring Dave Greenslade, Crosby-Stills-Nash-&-Young featuring Dallas Taylor, the Eagles featuring Glenn Frey, the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring Al Perkins, “The Wall” by Pink Floyd, and Spooky Tooth featuring Mike Kellie:

  1. 336 Saturday: St. Mark becomes the 34th Roman Catholic Pope on this date.  He would guide his flock until October 07, 336.
  2. 898 Saturday: The 116th Roman Catholic Pope John IX assumes his position as the Vicar of Christ on this date and would guide ALL Christendom from today until January 05, 900.
  3. 1307 Tuesday: German King Albrecht I made his son, Rudolph king of Bohemia.
  4. 1535 Friday: Francisco Pizarro founds the city of Lima, Peru.
  5. 1644 Monday: Perplexed Pilgrims in Boston, Massachusetts, sight America’s first UFO.
  6. 1671 Sunday: Pirate Captain Henry Morgan defeats the Spanish in Panama and takes it over as their base of operations.
  7. 1777 Saturday: Spanish explorers founded the city of San Jose, California, on this date.
  8. 1778 Sunday: English navigator Captain James Cook reached the present-day Hawaiian Islands, which he named the “Sandwich Islands.”
  9. 1782 Friday: The future 14th and 19th U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster was born in Salisbury, N.H., on this date.  He would serve the first time under President William Henry Harrison and then the second under President John Tyler from March 06, 1841, to May 08, 1843.  The second time would be under President Millard Fillmore from July 23, 1850, to October 24, 1852, and he would die in office. He began political life as a Federalist, then a National Republican, and ended life as a Whig.
  10. 1788 Friday: The first English settlers arrived in Australia at Botany Bay to establish a penal colony.  Eight days later, the group moved north to establish a permanent settlement at Port Jackson.
  11. 1860 Wednesday: In Baltimore, Maryland, the former 17th U.S. Attorney General John Nelson died on this date.  A Whig, he served under President John Tyler from July 01, 1843, to March 04, 1845.
  12. 1861 Friday: The 25th U.S. Secretary of War Joseph Holt assumed his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President James Buchannan from today until March 05, 1861.
  13. 1862 Saturday: The 10th president of the United States, John Tyler, died in Richmond, Virginia, at age 71, shortly before he could take his seat as an elected member of the Confederate Congress.  A Whig, he served first as the nation’s 10th vice president doing so from March 04, 1841, to April 04, 1841.  When the top of the ticket- President William Henry Harrison died from pneumonia, Tyler then became president.  A Whig, he served from April 04, 1841, to March 04, 1845.  Meanwhile, the Confederate Territory of Arizona forms.
  14. 1871 Wednesday: The German military proclaimed William I of Prussia German Emperor in Versailles, France.
  15. 1886 Monday: The Hockey Association underwent formation in England on this date with the date becoming the birthday of modern field hockey.
  16. 1896 Saturday: The x-ray machine underwent public demonstration for the first time.
  17. 1911 Wednesday: The first landing of an airplane on a ship took place as pilot Eugene B. Ely brought his Curtiss biplane in for a safe landing on the deck of the armored cruiser USS Pennsylvania in San Francisco Harbor.
  18. 1919 Saturday: The Paris Peace Conference, held to negotiate peace treaties ending the First World War, opened in Versailles, France.
  19. 1929 Friday: Stalin proposes to ban Leon Trotsky from the Politburo.  Elsewhere, Walter Winchell made his public radio debut on this date.
  20. 1936 Saturday: Nobel Peace-winning author Rudyard Kipling, 70, died in London, England.
  21. 1940 Thursday: The 80th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Frank Murphy took his place on the court on this date.  Nominated by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to fill Associate Justice Pierce Butler’s seat, the Democrat  served from today until his death on 07-19-1949.  Prior to this, Murphy served the nation as its 56th U.S. Attorney General.  In this position, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from 01-02-1939 until he took his position on the high court today.  His replacement- the 57th U.S. Attorney General Robert H. Jackson- assumed his post on this date.  He would serve until August 25, 1941, until he, too, moved up to SCOTUS.
  22. 1943 Monday: During World War II, Jewish insurgents in the Warsaw Ghetto launched their initial armed resistance against Nazi troops, who eventually succeeded in crushing the rebellion.  The Soviets announced they had broken through the long Nazi siege of Leningrad (It was another year before the Red Army fully lifted the siege).  To the south as they continue moving west, elements of the Italian Alpine Corps continue trying to stay ahead of the pursuing Red Army troops.  Units were intermixed with a mass of fleeing Italians, Hungarians, Romanians, and Germans.  Many had little to no weapons or ammunition left but still they fought off their Soviet enemies.
  23. 1943 Monday A: In the U.S., a ban on the sale of pre-sliced bread—aimed at reducing bakeries’ demand for metal replacement parts—went into effect.   Next, future keyboardist/vocalist with the British rock band, Colosseum[i]– Dave Greenslade- is born on this date in Woking, Surrey, England.
  24. 1944 Tuesday: Famed pedal steel guitarist Al Perkins who performed with the Flying Burrito Brothers[ii] among other bands, is born on this date in De Kalb, Texas.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the Red Army is fighting to lift the siege on Leningrad.  Warm weather was hampering the Germans ringing the city while it was enabling the Soviets to gain more ground.  The Germans holding Novgorod found themselves in deep trouble as the Reds were encircling them.
  25. 1945 Thursday: The Red Army liberates Warsaw from the Nazis.
  26. 1949 Tuesday: Charles Ponzi, engineer of one of the most spectacular mass-swindles in history, died destitute at a hospital in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at age 66.
  27. 1950 Wednesday: The federal government repealed its tax on oleomargarine on this date.
  28. 1951 Thursday: The NFL rules that tackles, guards, and centers are ineligible to catch forward passes.  Meanwhile, in the Netherlands, the first use of the lie detector occurs.
  29. 1954 Monday: Future Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Richard V. Spencer is born in Waterbury, Connecticut, on this date.  He would serve under President Donald J. Trump from 07-15-2019 to 07-23-2019 after which, Mark Esper would take the post.
  30. 1956 Wednesday: East Germany forms its own army, the National People’s Army.
  31. 1957 Friday: A trio of B-52s completed the first round the world, nonstop flight by jet planes landing at March Air Force Base in California after more than 45 hours aloft. 
  32. 1960 Monday: The United States and Japan sign a mutual defense treaty.
  33. 1964 Saturday: New York City announces plans for building the World Trade Center.
  34. 1966 Tuesday: Richard C. Weaver won confirmation as the first black cabinet member in charge of HUD.
  35. 1967 Wednesday: Albert de Salvo, who claimed to be the “Boston Strangler,” suffered conviction in Cambridge, Massachusetts, of armed robbery, assault, and sexual offenses.  Later, he received a sentence of ‘life in prison’ but lost his life to another inmate in 1973.
  36. 1975 Saturday: The situation comedy and spinoff from “All in the Family,” “The Jeffersons,” premiered on CBS-TV.
  37. 1976 Sunday: In Super Bowl X, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Dallas Cowboys, 21-17.
  38. 1980 Friday: “The Wall,” by Pink Floyd[iii], hits Number One.  Meanwhile, gold reaches $1,000 an ounce.
  39. 1981 Sunday: Iran announces it will accept $7.9 billion in frozen assets for releasing the embassy hostages.
  40. 1985 Friday: The United States renounce the authority of the World Court although they had promised to do so when they signed the treaty.
  41. 1990 Thursday: A jury in Los Angeles, California, acquitted former preschool operators Raymond Buckey and his mother, Peggy McMartin Buckey, of 52 child molestation charges.  Elsewhere, Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry suffered arrest in an FBI sting of drug possession charges.  A court later convicted him of a misdemeanor offense.
  42. 1991 Friday: During the Gulf War, Iraq begins launching SCUD missiles against Israel.
  43. 1993 Monday: For the first time in recent U.S. history, the American people celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday.
  44. 1994 Tuesday: In Omaha, Nebraska, at the 2:19 minute mark of Round 3 of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight boxing match, Lionel Butler scored a TKO over opponent, James “Bonecrusher” Smith.  Smith’s pro record dropped to 39-13-1 while that of Butler went to 20-10-1.
  45. 2002 Friday: In Raleigh, North Carolina, former heavyweight boxing champion Tim Witherspoon scored a TKO in the first round of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight match over opponent, Ed White, putting his pro record to 53-11-1.
  46. 2010 Monday: The People’s Republic of China begins monitoring text messages for the first time searching for lewd or otherwise questionable content.
  47. 2011 Tuesday: Independent Senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut announces he will not seek reelection in 2012.  Elsewhere, FREE China, aka the Republic of China, aka Taiwan, carries out live missile tests as they prepare to combat Chi-Com belligerency.  Some believe they are an undeclared nuclear power with which to sink any Chi-Com invasion fleet attempting to cross from mainland China to their liberty-loving island.
  48. 2012 Wednesday: The disgraced captain of the capsized Italian luxury liner, Costa Concordia, Francesco Schettino, admits to ‘navigational errors that may have sunk the vessel.’    
  49. 2013 Friday: For the first time since the Battle in Mogadishu, the United States announces it will recognize and open diplomatic relations with the new government in Somalia.
  50. 2014 Saturday: Initial U.S. jobless claims under the Obama administration remain essentially unchanged at 326,000, following 325,000 the previous week.  Elsewhere, in Sana’a, after resisting a kidnapping attempt near the presidential palace, the attempted kidnappers murder an Iranian diplomat. 
  51. 2015 Sunday: Pope Francis celebrates mass in Manila, with 6,000,000 people in attendance; there, he encourages followers to protect the young and to promote peace.   Elsewhere, drummer for Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young[iv]—Dallas Taylor—lost his battle with pneumonia and kidney disease on this date; he was 68.  Meanwhile, in northern Cameroon, Boko Haram Islamic militants kidnap 80 people and carry them off into the deep forests.  Finally, Indonesia carries out six executions for drug trafficking which includes foreigners from Vietnam, Malawi, Brazil, Netherlands, and Nigeria.  In protest, Brazil and Netherlands withdraw their ambassadors.
  52. 2016 Monday: Co-founder of one of the greatest American bands of all-time, the Eagles[v], guitarist/vocalist Glenn Frey—died on this date from chronic stomach issues; he was just 67 years old.  Meanwhile, as ISIS fires off barrages of rockets in the Syrian civil war, one of them goes astray, crosses over into Turkey, explodes, kills one and injures another which leads to the Turks carrying out counterbattery fire against the Islamic State positions.  Light ‘em up!
  53. 2017 Wednesday: NASA and NOAA announce that 2016 was the hottest year on record, surpassing 2015 which surpassed 2014.  Perhaps things are heating up?  Yet, the United States, Canada, and Europe are NOT the problem:  the problem is China, India, Russia, the Third World and unless they can on board with the rest of the civilized nations, nothing is ever going to change.  Period.  Elsewhere, in the fight to free Iraq from the ISIS garbage infesting it, Baghdad says its troops have captured the eastern portion of the city of Mosul.  Casualties are high, fighting bloody, but with U.S. help, Iraq is freeing its people from the human slime.
  54. 2017 Wednesday A: Famed drummer and percussionist with the British band, Spooky Tooth- Mike Kellie- died on this date at the age of 69.
  55. 2018 Thursday: Off the coast of New South Wales, Australia, lifeguards conduct a rescue using drones.  It does so by dropping safety floatation devices to keep them afloat until rescuers can reach them.  Meanwhile, in the U.S. Senate, lawmakers plan to vote on a stopgap spending bill as a government shutdown looms on the horizon.   Simultaneously, illegal alien activists flood Capitol Hill demanding a ‘CLEAN DREAM ACT.’  We say, “DEPORT THEM ALL AND BUILD THE WALL.”  
  56. 2019 Friday: American auto racer team owner- Wood Bros. Racing- Glen Wood- dies at age 93.  Elsewhere, al-Shabaab thugs claim they killed more than 57 Ethiopian troops and wounded loads of others in an ambush in Somalia.  Meanwhile, jihadists fighting to topple the government of Bashir al-Assad strike a military base using a massive car bomb on this date, an attack the jihadists claim kills 15 Syrian troops and wounds another 20 or more. 
  57. 2020 Saturday: Following the Taliban’s request for a ten-day ceasefire, the Afghan government in Kabul rejects it outright as the Taliban is continuing a spate of attacks on government forces, soft targets, and on Coalition troops.  Elsewhere, South Korea reports that North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho has been asked to step down; his replacement is expected to be named next week.
  58. 2021 Monday: We learn this morning that the FBI is vetting National Guard troops protecting federal buildings as well as securing Wednesday’s inauguration for ‘extremists’ among them.  Supporters of President-elect Joseph R. Biden contend that most National Guard soldiers are white and that 80-percent or more may have voted for President Trump.  Some speculate they should be given live ammo so as to hinder their ability to launch a coup.  This is crazy, the Dems are crazy and anyone who believes dreck such as this should be banned from normal society.  IF anyone is launching a coup, it’s the Democratic (-Socialist) Party.  Meanwhile, David Horowitz tells Newsmax TV that ‘Democrats will persecute Christians as they seek to advance a fascist state.’  Elsewhere, a New Mexico state official who was on hand for the Capitol Hill riots of January 06, 2021, the ones engineered by House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, and who vowed to return to Washington, D.C., and did return underwent arrest today.
  59. 2021 Monday A: CNN wants to close down Newsmax fearing that both that channel and One America News have more viewers in a single hour than they have in 12.  Whoa, there’s the hand of censorship once again.  Ugly.  Next, Congressman Adam Schiff, the man who pursued naked photos of President Trump so he could get him out of office says, ‘Donald Trump cannot be trusted to receive any further intel briefings,’ this the guy who works closely with Chi-Com agent Congressman Eric Swalwell of California, a man who was schlepping a Chi-Com intelligence agent for years.  Wow.  Anyhow, President Trump plans a slew of pardons and sentence commutations numbering around 100 or more tomorrow.
  60. 2021 Monday B: Florida’s Bay County GOP won’t acknowledge President-elect Joseph R. Biden’s fraudulent election victory.  Good.  NO one should.  Next, famed journalist and author Bill O’Reilly slams Mitch McConnell for the latter’s suggestion that he will vote to convict Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial.’  Note to “Cocaine Mitch”: NEVER ask for money to help any of your senators ever again you POS.   In California, incoming Vice President-elect Kamala Harris steps down from her U.S. Senate seat in preparation for Wednesday’s Inauguration Day events.   Governor Gavin Newsom makes it official that he is appointing the Golden State’s Secretary of State Alex Padilla to take her place.
  61. 2021 Monday C: The head of the World Health Organization- a corrupt Chi-Com-owned world body- says that the world is on the ‘brink of a catastrophic moral catastrophe.’  Meanwhile, Guatemalan army and police units break up a mob of Hondurans in an 8,000-member strong caravan on their shared border.  Stop ‘em, men, stop ‘em!  We cannot have these people flooding across the southern border.  Elsewhere, Vice President Michael Pence says he’s ‘proud the Trump administration did not launch any new wars.’  Next, President-elect Joseph R. Biden suggests he is going to STOP the Keystone XL Pipeline, one of the energy projects that has given us energy independence and thousands of high-paying jobs.  Thank you, Joe, thank you.  In other “Joe Biden news,” his incoming national security adviser demands that Russia ‘release Alexei Navalny now!’ 
  62. 2021 Monday D: The People’s Republic of China- COMMUNIST China- announces it’s going to sanction U.S. officials over their ‘interference’ in Taiwan which they claim are internal matters of the Chi-Coms.  NO- Taiwan is the FREE and REAL China whereas mainland China is a fraudulent, counterfeit entity in need of liberation.  Elsewhere, as state capitals around the country geared up for what was expected to be a VIOLENT weekend, it turned out to be a nonevent as no one showed up or committed violent acts.  Ooops.  Meanwhile, some anonymous schmuck donated $40 million which will fund 50 civil rights lawyers to do whatever it is they are going to do.  Finally, Parler is back online but their app is not available in the App Store.   Finally, following yesterday’s loss by the New Orleans Saints, QB Drew Brees has said nothing about his plans for the future although we learn he already has inked a deal with CBS Sports.   
  63. 2021 Monday E: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 95,475,781 confirmed cases, +520,002, 2,038,325, confirmed deaths, +9,293, and 52,575,519 confirmed recoveries, +334,621.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 24,117,759 confirmed cases, up 106,665 from yesterday’s reporting, 401,256 confirmed deaths, UP 1,225, and 10,467,918 confirmed recoveries, UP 44,674.
  64. 2021 Monday F: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,020,860 confirmed cases, 33,604 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases, 322 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 293,339 confirmed cases, 3,971 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: South Dakota: currently, they have 105,659 confirmed cases, 1,667 confirmed deaths, BUT NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 551,689 confirmed cases, 4,005 confirmed deaths, and 467,017 confirmed recoveries.  Speaking of the Chi-Vi, Joe Biden’s pick to head the CDC- Rochelle Walensky, M.D., says another 100,000 people could very well die due to COVID-19 bringing the number to half-a-million people.  Wow.
  65. 2021 Monday G:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,814.26, DOWN 177.26 points (-0.57%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,998.50, DOWN 114.14 points (-0.87%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,768.25, DOWN 27.29 points (-0.72%).  The price of GOLD is $1,836.40 per troy oz., +6.50 (+0.39%) while the price of SILVER is $25.03 per troy ounce, +0.164 (+0.66%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,098.90 per troy oz, +9.00 (+0.83%) while the price of COPPER is $3.62 per pound, +0.015 (+0.42%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,395.10 per troy oz, -28.20 (-1.16%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.34 per barrel, -0.02 (-0.04%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.67.   In other economic news, President Trump slams Huawei and communist China, shutting off imports from Intel and other corporations with close ties to the Chi-Com government.  
  66. 2021 Monday H: Michigan GOP dumps Republican official who- out of threat of violence- voted to certify the fraudulent election in that state.  Elsewhere, the head of the Census Bureau is retiring ahead of the incoming Joe Biden administration.  Next, the Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller says there’s NO INTELLIGENCE indicating an ‘insider threat’ to the inauguration of enfeebled old Joe Biden is out there even though Democrats are screeching and wailing about all sorts of threats to their guy.  Here is what we think: we hope the U.S. Secret Service is on the ball because it would NOT surprise us if Democrats tried to do something to their president-elect as a means of continuing the ‘Reichstag Fire-like’ ongoing overthrow of the government.  God be with you, Joe.  I would fear MY own party more than I would fear anyone on the Republican side of the aisle.   Finally, North Carolina Congressman Madison Cawthorn told Charlie Kirk that the ‘Democratic machine had insinuated paid political activists into the crowd of Trump supporters so they could vilify the President and his people.’  We have been saying this all along, folks.
  67. 2021 Monday I: Liberal media seeks to deprogram Republicans who supported President Donald J. Trump.  Good luck.  Meanwhile, a New York teen wins suit to launch a conservative group on high school grounds.  Next, President Trump moves to lift international travel ban on January 26, 2021.  Elsewhere, the Pennsylvania woman who allegedly stole House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s laptop during the Capitol Hill riots turns herself in.  Meanwhile, President Trump orders U.S. agencies to access drone risks from adversaries.  Finally, DNI John Ratcliffe says that the intelligence community covered up Chi-Com attempts to influence the 2020 Presidential Election.  Remember Chi-Coms, what goes around comes around and YOU have more to lose than do we.  
  68. 2022 Tuesday: Stick around, you know the drill…

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[i] We look forward to sharing the music of this influential British band within the next five years.  Colosseum was overlooked when we shared the group of interconnected bands in which, Humble Pie, was a part.  Sorry for the oversight.

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

[iii] We look forward to doing the music of Pink Floyd within the next two years.  The offering will include the solo efforts of the individual members, too.

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58. 2021 Friday A: And so, it begins: Federal prosecutors seek Donald Trump Jr. for ‘questioning.’ Questioning for what, pray tell? Meanwhile, a Trump deputy in the White House is reassuring staffers in the era of Cancel Culture that they will be ‘okay,’ even as Harvard is on the edge of bowing to its students and stripping Kayleigh McEnany of her advanced law degree.

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15. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 2022:

U.S. Secretary of State Edward Everett; U.S. Treasury Secretary John Adams Dix; Elizabeth Short aka the “Black Dahlia,” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Elton John featuring Dee Murray, “My Sweet Lord” by George Harrison, Harry Nilsson, Kaleidoscope featuring Chris Darrow, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Ronnie Van Zant, the Supremes, and “I Can’t Explain” by the Who:

  1. 778 Sunday: Sisinnius begins his reign as the 87th Roman Catholic Pope and dies 20 days later.
  2. 1535 Tuesday: King Henry VIII declares himself the head of the English church.
  3. 1559 Thursday: Church leaders crowned England’s Queen Elizabeth I in Westminster Abbey.
  4. 1624 Monday: When the people of Mexico learn that the Spaniards are going to close numerous churches, riots break out across the country.  
  5. 1777 Wednesday: The people of New Connecticut declared their independence.  (The Republic later became the state of Vermont).
  6. 1861 Tuesday: The 24th U.S. Treasury Secretary John Adams Dix assumed office on this date.  A Republican he served under President James Buchanan from today until March 06, 1861.
  7. 1862 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate confirmed President Abraham Lincoln’s choice of Edward M. Stanton to be the new secretary of war, replacing Simon Cameron.
  8. 1863 Thursday: The publisher of “The Boston Morning Journal” became the first American newspaper to publish on wood pulp paper.
  9. 1865 Friday: During the closing months of the Civil War, the Second Battle of Fort Fisher near Wilmington’s North Carolina, ended as Union forces captured the “Gibraltar of the South,” depriving the Confederates of their last major seaport.   Meanwhile, former 20th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Everett died in Boston, Massachusetts, on this date.  He served under President Millard Fillmore from 11-06-1852 to 03-04-1853 and began political life first as a National Republican, then as a Whig, then the Constitutional Union, and finally the National Union Parties.
  10. 1870 Saturday: The Donkey, i.e., the JACKASS, appears as a symbol of the Democratic Party for the first time in the magazine, Harper’s Weekly.  The cartoon was by Thomas Nast and the cartoon bore the title, “A Live Jackass kicking a Dead Lion.”
  11. 1884 Tuesday: The state of Indiana issued a charter for Notre Dame University on this date.
  12. 1892 Friday: “Triangle” magazine in Springfield, Massachusetts, published the rules for a new game.  The original rules involved attaching a peach basket to a suspended board; the game became basketball.
  13. 1908 Wednesday: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority became America’s first Greek letter organization established by African American college women.
  14. 1915 Friday: Japan claims economic control of China.
  15. 1919 Wednesday: In Boston, a tank containing an estimated 2.3 million gallons of molasses burst, sending the dark syrup coursing through the city’s North End, killing 21 people. 
  16. 1929 Tuesday: Civil Rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr., was born in Atlanta, Georgia.
  17. 1936 Wednesday: In Toledo, Ohio, construction workers finish work on the first all-glass, windowless building- the building was the new home of Owens-Illinois Glass Company Laboratory.
  18. 1942 Thursday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt asks Major League Baseball commissioner to continue the sport throughout World War II.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, German and Rumanian troops fight to reclaim portions of the Crimea they had been driven out of, namely a threat behind their lines on the coast of the Black Sea at Feodosiya where Soviet sailors and marines had established a beachhead behind Axis lines.  Once the Soviets realized their vulnerabilities, they began fighting to withdraw eastward.  Fighting is savage.
  19. 1943 Friday: The Pentagon underwent dedication as the world’s largest office building just outside Washington, DC, in Arlington, Va.  The structure covers 34 acres of land and has 17 miles of corridors snaking through it. 
  20. 1943 Friday A: On the Eastern Front, the Italian high command requests permission from their superiors- German Army Group B- to begin the withdrawal of the Italian Alpine Corps along with the Hungarian Second Army.  Hitler says, “NO,” but allows elements of the XXIV Panzer Corps to begin pulling back.   In the savage fighting Soviet armored units are trashing various German units, almost destroying the 387th Infantry Division and the 27th Panzer Division.  As the Soviet tanks continue running amok, Italian Alpine troops find themselves in a desperate fight to defend their headquarters in the town of Rossosh.
  21. 1944 Saturday: American General Dwight D. Eisenhower arrives in Great Britain on this date.  Planning would go into overdrive on Operation Overlord, the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi control.
  22. 1945 Monday: The Red Army frees the inhabitants of the Crackow-Plaszow Concentration Camp.  Elsewhere, as the British cement their grip on Greece, the communists sue for peace from British General Ronald Scobie.  As the Brits were liberating their country, the communists had rose up to fight both them and the Greek royalists seeking to reestablish the country as a monarchy.
  23. 1947 Wednesday: The mutilated remains of a 22-year-old Elizabeth Short, whom the world would come to know as the “Black Dahlia,” appeared in a vacant Los Angeles, California, lot; her slaying remains unsolved.
  24. 1948 Thursday: Ronnie Van Zant—future vocalist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[i]—was born on this date in Jacksonville, Florida.
  25. 1953 Thursday: Harry S. Truman became the first president to use radio and television to give his farewell address as he left office.
  26. 1955 Saturday: The USSR ends its ‘state of war’ with the German Federal Republic.  Elsewhere, the first solar-heated, radiation-cooled house underwent construction by Raymond Bliss in Tucson, Arizona.  
  27. 1961 Sunday: The Supremes[ii] sign with Motown Records.  Elsewhere, a U.S. Air Force radar tower off the New Jersey coast collapsed into the Atlantic Ocean during a severe storm, killing all 28 men aboard.
  28. 1965 Friday: The Who[iii] released their first album, “I Can’t Explain.”
  29. 1967 Sunday: In the first Super Bowl ever, the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum by a score of 35-10.
  30. 1971 Friday: George Harrison[iv] releases, “My Sweet Lord.”  Elsewhere, in Miami Beach, Florida, heavyweight slugger Earnie Shavers scored a 1st round KO over his opponent, Nat Shaver, putting is pro record to 19-2.
  31. 1972 Saturday: In New Orleans, Louisiana, at the 1:47 minute mark of Round 4 in a scheduled 15-round, heavyweight championship bout, “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier scored a TKO over his opponent, Terry Daniels.  In so doing, “Smokin’ Joe” retained the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world and improved his pro record to 28-0.
  32. 1973 Monday: President Richard Nixon announced the suspension of all U.S. offensive action in North Vietnam, citing progress in peace negotiations.
  33. 1974 Tuesday: The situation comedy, “Happy Days,” premiered on ABC-TV.
  34. 1976 Thursday: Attempted assassin Sarah Jane Moore receives a life sentence in prison for trying to murder President Gerald R. Ford.
  35. 1978 Sunday: In Super Bowl XII, the Dallas Cowboys beat the Denver Broncos 27-10.
  36. 1986 Wednesday: President Ronald Reagan signed legislation making Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday a national holiday, one the nation would celebrate on the third Monday of January.
  37. 1987 Thursday: Paramount Home Video reported that it would place a commercial at the front of one of its video releases for the first time; the commercial was a 30-second Diet Pepsi ad at the beginning of “Top Gun.”
  38. 1988 Friday: Jimmy “the Greek” Snyder makes racist remarks about black athletes and suffers job loss and exile from professional sports commentary.  
  39. 1989 Sunday: NATO, the Warsaw Pact and 12 other European countries adopted a human rights and security agreement in Vienna, Austria.
  40. 1990 Monday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, at the 1:57 minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, 42-year-old George Foreman knocks out Gerry Cooney.  This would put BIG GEORGE FOREMAN’S record to 65-2 while that of the ‘Great White Hope’- Gerry Cooney- would go to 28-3 after which, he would retire.   On the same card, heavyweight powerhouse Bruce Seldon puts his pro record to 9-0 with an RTD over opponent, Lorenzo Canady.
  41. 1992 Wednesday: In Nashville, Tennessee, Dee Murray—bassist with the Spencer Davis Group[v] in 1969 and then with Elton John[vi] up until his demise today—died from a stroke related to battling with skin cancer; he was just 45.
  42. 1993 Friday: A historic disarmament ceremony ended in Paris with the last of 125 countries signing a treaty banning the use of chemical weapons.
  43. 1994 Saturday: In Agoura Hills, California, famed vocalist Harry Nilsson[vii] died from heart failure on this date at the age of 52.  He had numerous radio hits and had many musical friends who performed on his albums and at his live shows.
  44. 1995 Sunday: In the AFC Championship Game in the NFL, the San Diego Chargers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers by a score of 17-13 and advance to the Super Bowl.  Meanwhile in the NFC, the San Francisco 49ers beat the Dallas Cowboys to advance to the Super Bowl.
  45. 2001 Monday: The folks behind Wikipedia launched it on today’s date.
  46. 2009 Thursday: US Airways Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger ditched his Airbus 320 in the Hudson River after a flock of birds disabled both engines; all 155 people aboard survived.
  47. 2011 Saturday: The president of Tunisia- Zine El Abidine Ben Ali- after being rejected by France for pleas of asylum- flees with his family to Saudi Arabia who is willing to take a brother Arab in.
  48. 2012 Sunday: In the GOP Presidential Primary, Governor Jon Huntsman of Utah drops out and endorses Governor Mitt Romney of Massachusetts.  Meanwhile, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad offers an amnesty to all who will stop fighting for all crimes committed since the insurgency began.
  49. 2013 Tuesday: In Saudi Arabia, Egyptian human rights lawyer, Ahmed al-Gizawi receives a sentence of five years in prison plus 300 lashes for possessing Xanax, anti-anxiety medication.  Elsewhere, a rocket attack on Aleppo University, Syria, takes the lives of 83 people and wounds another 150 people.  Elsewhere, the Russian military launches three military satellites. 
  50. 2014 Wednesday: Lebanon’s new Prime Minister Tammam Salam declares that he has been able to form a new cabinet, breaking the 10-month impasse between Hezbollah and Sunni rival parties; Salam intends to hold presidential elections on time.  Meanwhile, whistleblowers reveal that the National Security Agency—the NSA—uses software to spy on nearly 100,000 computers around the globe.  The spy agency implants much of the spying technology onto the computers when they access the Internet while in other occasions, their technology enables data processers to enter data or alter data through radio wave transmissions.  Elsewhere, jihadists continue running amok in Iraq killing at least 26 people and wounding loads of others.
  51. 2015 Thursday: The Swiss National Bank has uncapped the Swiss franc against the euro, resulting in a rise in its currency value from 1.20 to 1.04 francs/euro; the bank also reduced interest rates from -.25% to -.75%, increasing costs to investors who store deposits.  Elsewhere, Belgium police kill two suspected terrorists near the city of Verviers.
  52. 2016 Friday: Members of the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islamist militants- attack a hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, murdering 28 guests and wounding another 58.   Meanwhile, the U.S. Center for Disease Control urges women not to visit numerous countries in Latin America due to the ongoing Zika virus endemic in the region.
  53. 2017 Sunday: In the NFC Division Round, the Green Bay Packers defeat the Dallas Cowboys in a high-scoring shootout by a score of 34-31.  In the AFC Division Round, the Pittsburgh Steelers overcome the Kansas City Chiefs through kicking six field goals for a final score of 18-16.  Elsewhere, a riot in a maximum-security prison in Brazil claims the lives of at least 10 people and injures loads of others.  Meanwhile, a summit between the Israelis and the Palestinians commences in Paris, France.
  54. 2018 Monday: Protests marking the seventh anniversary of the revolution in Tunis, Tunisia, turn violent as people begin protesting the current government.  Elsewhere, the Turkish government threatens to take actions against the U.S.-backed Syrian Border Security Force while the government of Bashar al-Assad threatens to extinguish all U.S. operations within his crappy country.  Neither does anything.  Meanwhile, as a former CIA officer tries to fly out of New York, authorities swoop in and arrest the POS Jerry Chun Shing-Lee on charges of espionage for- you guessed it- communist China.  After he left the Central Intelligence Agency, he retained all manner of info in notebooks and handed it over to his handlers.
  55. 2019 Tuesday: LGBTQIA+ activists accuse the government of Chechnya, a well-known place of ‘tolerance’ of a pogrom against gays what with 40 detained and two slain.  Meanwhile, a witness in the trial of Mexican drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman claims that former Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto took a bribe of $100 million from the cartel to look the other way.  Elsewhere, South Korean officials announce that North Korean officials will be visiting the United States to discuss setting up a second summit between President Donald J. Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.
  56. 2020 Wednesday: Multi-instrumentalist with the British band Kaleidoscope- Chris Darrow- died on this date.  Elsewhere, CNN reports that a Delta Airlines jetliner approaching LAX dumped fuel during its descent which fell on local schools.  At least 60 or more students were rushed to the hospital for treatment.  The authorities are investigating the incident.  Meanwhile, Sudanese government forces announce they have quelled a violent mutiny by members of its armed forces in the capital city of Khartoum.   
  57. 2021 Friday: A recent poll says that 9 out of 10 Americans oppose the Capitol Hill riots of January 6, the ones in which, Antifa infiltrated its commandoes amongst supporters of the 45th president to discredit them, in much the same way they have since the Charlottesville clashes between Antifa and white supremacists, BOTH groups we believe were set in motion by ONE entity: the Chi-Coms via their stooges in the Democratic Party.   Meanwhile, drooling House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi announces she is appointing retired U.S. Army General Russell Honoré- of Hurricane Katrina fame- to lead a task force to investigate how to transform the Capitol Building from a ‘soft target’ into a ‘hard one.’  One of the things she can do is not to tell Capitol Hill police officers to stand aside and motion Antifa thugs inside.  Furthermore, Madam Speaker cannot say when the second impeachment trial for President Trump will begin.  Next, lawmakers author a bi-partisan bill to honor slain Capitol Hill police officer Brian Sicknick.  God bless him.  
  58. 2021 Friday A: And so, it begins: Federal prosecutors seek Donald Trump Jr. for ‘questioning.’   Questioning for what, pray tell?  Meanwhile, a Trump deputy in the White House is reassuring staffers in the era of Cancel Culture that they will be ‘okay,’ even as Harvard is on the edge of bowing to its students and stripping Kayleigh McEnany of her advanced law degree.  Next, Trump campaign lawyer Jenna Ellis tells Newsmax TV that ‘this impeachment is no different’ and that it’s an ‘abuse of the U.S. Constitution.’  Meanwhile, Ric Grenell tells Newsmax TV that the ‘D.C. media has switched from the news to advocacy for all left-wing causes.’  Rudy Giuliani believes it’s all a scheme to prevent #45 from running for office again.  Finally, also to Newsmax TV, Dick Morris- famed political strategist and consultant- says that ‘impeachment and the 25th Amendment are watering down the presidency.’  NO- the AICPENDBLOG.COM believes the Democrats and the RINOS are trying to replace the presidency with a parliamentary system in which the party in power chooses who will be the figurehead.
  59. 2021 Friday B: New York State news- a new bill in Albany would make it illegal for New Yorkers to own or buy body armor.  Why?  Elsewhere in New York City, we now learn that thanks to the criminal mismanagement by Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo and addle-brained NYC Mayor Bill Di Blasio, more than 372,000 private businesses have been destroyed in the Big Apple, never to return, many of them in professional foodservice and hospitality. 
  60. 2021 Friday C: Due to ‘security threats’ in Washington, D.C., the Inauguration Day rehearsal for ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden has been pushed back to Monday. We learn that J-Lo and Lady Gaga are going to be among the left-wing performers celebrating the ‘victory’ of the incoming senile 46th ‘president.’  Next, according to Rush Limbaugh, the feds are rushing 25,000 troops into Washington, D.C. to prevent against the expected (Antifa-caused) violence on Wednesday, January 20.  (According to the talk show mega-giant, this is more troops than are currently station in BOTH Iraq and Afghanistan).  Speaking of the riots, the FBI reports that the Capitol Hill mobs planned to assassinate leaders.  Again, this sounds like Antifa and BLM human garbage, not Trump supporters.  Meanwhile, Mr. Biden chooses former FDA Chief David Kessler to head Operation Warp Speed. 
  61. 2021 Friday D: In a peculiar move, Oklahoma Senator James Lankford, a Republican, apologizes to black Tulsans for having opposed the certification of “President-elect Pro-China Joe” Biden.  Why?  What was racist about questioning the certification?  Dimwit. Next, the media appears to have twisted the remarks of Senator Tommy Tuberville, R-Alabama, in suggesting a delay on Biden’s certification.   
  62. 2021 Friday E: Elsewhere, a new poll shows that a vast majority of Republicans and swing state voters favor hiring U.S. workers before hiring illegal aliens.  Next, the Wyoming Republican Party is unhappy with Congresswoman Liz Cheney, one of their own, who was among the 10 RINO Republicans to vote for the SECOND IMPEACHMENT OF PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP.  (Note- those 10 representatives and four of their counterparts in the U.S. Senate- Lisa Murkowski, RINO-Alaska, Ben Sasse, RINO-Nebraska, Pat Toomey, RINO-Pennsylvania, and Mitt Romney, RINO-Utah, we believe will make it onto the list of nominees for the Fourth Annual Lavrentiy Beria Award to be awarded in January 2022).
  63. 2021 Friday F: Fossilized ‘President-elect Pro-China Joe’ Biden announces his COVID-19/Stimulus Plan: first, $20 billion for a national vaccination program.  Second, $50 billion for expanded testing, treatment, and tracing programs.  Third, $2,000 stimulus checks for all illegal aliens and American citizens.  Fourth and final, $15 minimum wage for federal entry level jobs.  Economist Stephen Moore says that the final peg of Beijing Joe’s stimulus plan will cost ‘4 million additional American jobs.’  WTF?  Next, the U.S. Secret Service is telling its officers in the run-up to Inauguration Day to remain ‘professional’ and ‘non-partisan.’  Meanwhile, the IRS announces it’s behind on 7 million tax returns from last year all because of COVID-19.
  64. 2021 Friday G: Russia cites the U.S. withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty as its reason for leaving the agreement.  In Great Britain, it would appear that Mask Sharia is on the way there as the British government says, ‘people may have to wear masks forever.’  Wow.  Coming soon to a country near you?  Elsewhere, Dunkin’ Donuts has created a new biodegradable straw.  Congratulations.  Next, a Mickey Mantle baseball card sold for $5.2 million setting an all-time record.  Elsewhere, Joanne Roberts, widow of Mr. Rogers, dies at age 92.  Meanwhile, President Trump plans to hold an event as outgoing president on Inauguration Day at same time senile Old Joe is scheduled to place his quivering hand atop a Bible. 
  65. 2021 Friday H: Here are the numbers for the COVID-19 global pandemic, the planet first: 93,275,676 confirmed cases, +424,993, 2,000,905, confirmed deaths, +12,615, and 55,500,681 confirmed recoveries, +271,674.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 23,489,378 confirmed cases, up 108,386 from yesterday’s reporting, 390,378 confirmed deaths, UP 1,434, and 10,262,463 confirmed recoveries, UP 28,136.
  66. 2021 Friday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 2,898,041 confirmed cases, 32,291 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 confirmed cases, 318 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 288,127 confirmed cases, 3,949 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Idaho: currently, they have 153,506 confirmed cases, 1,593 confirmed deaths, and 69,460 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 535,049 confirmed cases, 3,910 confirmed deaths, and 447,076 confirmed recoveries.   
  67. 2021 Friday J:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,814.26, DOWN 177.26 points (-0.57%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,998.50, DOWN 114.14 points (-0.87%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,768.25, DOWN 27.29 points (-0.72%).  The price of GOLD is $1,827.70 per troy oz., -2.20 (-0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $24.83 per troy ounce, -0.036 (-0.14%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,078.70 per troy oz, -11.20 (-1.03%) while the price of COPPER is $3.50 per pound, -0.001 (-0.03%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,395.10 per troy oz, -28.20 (-1.16%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.04 per barrel, -0.32 (-0.61%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Hong Kong dollars equals 7.75.  In other economic news, Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue says the government ‘declared martial law by imposing the harsh COVID-19 lockdowns on the American people.’  How right you are, sir!
  68. 2021 Friday K: Senator Lindsey Graham, RINO-SC, says that the Mueller probe into Trump-Russia collusion- Crossfire Hurricane- was ‘the most incompetent’ and ‘most corrupt’ investigation ever conducted by the FBI and the Department of Justice.  Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence speaks with Vice President-elect “Kooky Kamala” Harris on the phone.  The incoming VP says she hopes for a ‘peaceful transition of power.’  Next, NY prosecutors drag former Trump attorney Michael Cohen in to answer questions about the 45th president’s finances.    Speaking of losers like Michael Cohen, Lt. Gov. Duncan of the Peach State snivels to reporters that the ‘Georgia statehouse is absolutely less safe now because of Donald Trump.’  Lt. Gov. Duncan- you should not have worked to throw the election to “Pro-China Joe” Biden and his Chi-Com masters who now are YOUR masters.
  69. 2021 Friday L: Currently, the feds are investigating 37 people for their part in the deaths that occurred during the Capitol Hill Riots of January 6.  Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, she whose pendulous breasts droop down to her waist, says, ‘there will be prosecutions for ALL House members who aided the (Antifa/Black Lives Matter) ‘Trump mob’ in storming the building.  We guess this means that YOU, Madam Speaker, will stand at the head of the line seeing as how YOU and ONLY YOU are in charge of the Capitol Hill PD.  Steven Sund, outgoing Capitol Hill police chief begged for help on at least SIX occasions with no help coming which means YOU stopped help from coming which means BLOOD is on YOUR HANDS.  We await YOUR prosecution! 
  70. 2021 Friday M: President Donald J. Trump orders U.S. Military Command for the Middle East to incorporate Israel into its organization so as to hasten Arab-Israeli military cooperation in defending against the Iranian scum.   Meanwhile, Apple CEO Tim Cook says that ‘Parler might make it back online provided they do something about moderating (censoring) content.  Elsewhere, the National Rifle Association files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protections.  Finally, Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas rips ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden for his plagiarizing yet again someone else’s work- the COVID-19 Relief Bill. 
  71. 2021 Friday N: Elsewhere, the Atlanta Falcons hire Tennessee Titans OC Arthur Smith as their next head coach.   Note- we would love to see Matt Ryan make it to another super bowl.    Speaking of the NFL, two games tomorrow in the Divisional Round- L.A. Rams @ Green Bay Packers at 1:35 P.M. and Baltimore
    Ravens @ the Buffalo Bills @ 5:15 P.M.  Then on Sunday, we have two more games- Cleveland Browns @ Kansas City Chiefs @ 12:05 P.M. and Tampa Bay Buccaneers @ New Orleans Saints @ 3:40 P.M.
  72. 2021 Friday O: Here are the results for tonight’s massive Mega Millions Draw #1625 with a pot of around $725 million at stake: 03, 11, 12, 38, 43, and Mega 15.  Out of 643,493 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers BUT NO MEGA for a prize of $1,225,193.  Meanwhile, Alex Azar, Health and Human Services secretary offers his resignation, citing the Capitol Hill Riots as his reason for leaving the administration.   Elsewhere, we learn today that Bill Gates of Microsoft fame is the largest owner of private farmland in the United States with 242,000 acres.  Finally, in the waning days of the Trump administration, an asteroid the size of the Empire State Building, about 4.4 million miles from the Earth which is about 18 times the average distance between our planet and the moon.
  73. 2021 Friday P: The government of Morocco awards President Donald J. Trump the Order of Mohammad, the nation’s highest decoration, for his work in creating a framework of peace for Arab nations and Israel.  The ceremony occurred at the White House in a private ceremony.  Congratulations, Mr. President.  Let’s see if your successor keeps the framework of the Abraham Accords in place or tosses them on the rubbish heap and returns to brown-nosing the Palestinians.  Elsewhere, One America News reports growing evidence that foreign nations such as communist China interfered in our elections, NOT just in the 2020 Presidential Election but also in several state elections.  WHY aren’t the liberals braying about ‘ELECTION INTERFERENCE?’  Because we believe Beijing and their bought-and-paid-for stooges in the Democratic Party and among the RINO wing of the GOP conspired with them to deny President Trump his much-deserved second term.   Meanwhile, Norway reports 11 deaths connected to the vaccine for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.
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[i] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news.

[ii] We definitely hope to present the music of ALL the classic Motown bands- including the famed Diana Ross and the Supremes- sometime within the next decade.  Please, stay tuned for further developments.

[iii] 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.

[iv] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.  “My Sweet Lord” appeared on the album, “All Things Must Pass,” which we promoted on Friday, 09-December-2016.  We hope you will seek that album out- along with the rest of George’s catalog- and add it to your collection.

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

[vi] 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.

[vii] We are not sure when we will begin promoting the music of the famed Harry Nilsson, but we hope to do it at some point within the next five years.  Please keep posted for when we do.

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363. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2021

57. 2020 Tuesday: A recent Gallup poll shows that President Donald J. Trump edged out former President Barack Hussein Obama for the 2020 Most Admired Man of the Year Award. Meanwhile, a Rasmussen poll says ’72-percent of the American people believe President Trump is a model for future GOP candidates,’ something with which, we wholeheartedly concur.

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363. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2021:

KWANZAA CELEBRATION 2021 DAY FOUR

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

  1. 1170 Tuesday: Knights loyal to King Henry II murdered the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, in the Canterbury Cathedral.
  2. 1778 Tuesday: British troops occupy Savannah, Georgia.
  3. 1808 Thursday:  The 17th president of the United States, Andrew Johnson, was born in Raleigh, North Carolina.  As president, he would serve from April 15, 1865, to March 04, 1869.  Prior to this, he would serve his country as its 16th vice president.  In this capacity, he would serve from March 04, 1865, until becoming president on the 15th of April 1865, after President Abraham Lincoln was struck down by a bullet from the gun of a Democrat, a Southern sympathizer, John Wilkes Booth.
  4. 1812 Tuesday: During the War of 1812, the American frigate USS Constitution engaged and severely damaged the British frigate HMS Java about 30 miles off the coast of Brazil.  Before Commodore William Bainbridge ordered the sinking of the Java, he had her wheel removed to replace the one the Constitution had lost during the battle.
  5. 1813 Wednesday: The British burned the city of Buffalo, New York, during the War of 1812.
  6. 1845 Monday: The Union admitted Texas as its 28th state after President James K. Polk signed legislation authorizing it.
  7. 1848 Friday: U.S. President James Polk turned on the first gas light at the White House on this date.
  8. 1851 Monday: The first American Young Men’s Christian Association organized in Boston, Massachusetts.  
  9. 1860 Saturday: The HMS Warrior, Britain’s first seagoing iron-hulled warship, launched.  Meanwhile, today was the final day in office for the 24th U.S. Secretary of War John B. Floyd.  A Democrat, he served under President James Buchannan from March 06, 1857, until today.
  10. 1890 Monday: The Wounded Knee Massacre took place in South Dakota as an estimated 400 Sioux Indians died at the hands of U.S. troops sent to disarm them.  This was the last major conflict between Native Americans and U.S. troops.  Elsewhere, the 52nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Benjamin Harris Benjamin Harrison nominated Brown to fill Samuel Freeman Miller’s seat.   He would serve from today until May 28, 1906.
  11. 1910 Thursday: Following approval by the approval by the Oklahoma state legislature, Governor Charles N. Haskell signed a bill that moved the state capital from Guthrie to Oklahoma City on this date.  However, opponents of the move challenged it in court, but the Supreme Court of the United States eventually upheld the action.
  12. 1911 Friday: Sun Yat-sen became the first president of a republican China. 
  13. 1913 Monday: The first true “cliffhanger” movie serial, “The Adventures of Kathlyn,” starring Kathlyn Williams premiered.
  14. 1916 Friday: A group of Russian noblemen in St. Petersburg, Russia killed Grigory Rasputin, the so-called “Mad Monk” who had wielded profound influence with Czar Nicholas II.
  15. 1920 Wednesday: The government of Yugoslavia officially bans the Communist Party.
  16. 1934 Saturday: Japan formally renounced the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922.
  17. 1939 Friday: “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” starring Charles Laughton and Maureen O’Hara, underwent release by RKO Radio Pictures on this date.
  18. 1940 Sunday: During World War II, Germany, dropped incendiary bombs on London, setting off what Londoners came to know as “The Second Great Fire of London.”
  19. 1941 Monday: Ray Thomas, flautist, and brass player with the Moody Blues[i], was born in Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, England, on this date.
  20. 1942 Tuesday:  Supplies coming into Stalingrad continue to dwindle as increasing Soviet attacks and control of the skies is hindering the Luftwaffe effort to supply the Sixth Army.  Additional planes that could be used are being diverted to North Africa to keep the Afrika Korps in the fight.  It is a mess for the German high command.
  21. 1943 Wednesday: Rick Danko[ii], future bassist and vocalist with the Canadian American rock group, the Band, was born in Blayney, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada, on this date.  
  22. 1944 Friday: Soviet troops begin the siege of Budapest on this date.  They have been pushing the Axis troops back and have surrounded many of them inside the city, labeled a ‘fortress’ by Adolf Hitler.  It won’t end well for them.
  23. 1945 Saturday: Sheb Wooley recorded the first commercial record in Nashville, Tennessee, on this date.
  24. 1947 Monday: British authorities drive away a ship carrying Jewish immigrants to Palestine.  Meanwhile, famed rock-and-roll drummer, Cozy Powell, who would play with numerous groups from the Jeff Beck Group[iii] to Rainbow[iv] and Black Sabbath[v], is born on this date in Cirencester, England.
  25. 1948 Wednesday: Canada recognizes the nation of Israel.
  26. 1949 Thursday: Hungary nationalizes all its industries.  Meanwhile, KC2XAK of Bridgeport, Connecticut, became the first ultrahigh frequency (UHF) television station to commence operations on a regular daily schedule.
  27. 1953 Tuesday: In London, England, future drummer, and percussionist with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band from 2007-2015- Jimmy Copley- is born on this date.
  28. 1957 Sunday: Singers Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme were married in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  29. 1958 Monday: The Baltimore Colts beat the New York Giants 23-17 in the NFL Championship Game.
  30. 1967 Friday: Hyundai Motor Company underwent founding in Seoul, South Korea, on this date.
  31. 1968 Sunday: Israeli commandoes destroy 13 Lebanese warplanes on the ground.
  32. 1971 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., the 89th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Marshall Harlan II died.  President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson, Democrat.  Harlan served from March 17, 1955, to September 23, 1971.
  33. 1972 Friday: Eastern Airlines Flight 401, a Lockheed L-1011 Tri-Star, crashed into the Florida Everglades near Miami International Airport, killing 101 of the 1976 people aboard.  (Investigators determined that the crew was distracted by a burned-out indicator light and failed to notice that the autopilot had become disengaged, sending the plane into a slow descent leading to the late-night crash).  Elsewhere, following 36 years of publication, the last weekly issue of Life magazine hit newsstands; it later became a monthly publication.
  34. 1975 Monday:  A bomb exploded in the main terminal of New York’s LaGuardia Airport, killing 11 people.  The authorities have NEVER determined the identity of the bomber.
  35. 1978 Friday: During the Gator Bowl, Ohio State coach Woody Hayes punched Clemson player Charlie Bauman, who’d intercepted an Ohio State pass.  The university fired Hayes the following day.  Elsewhere, the Constitution of Spain goes into effect.
  36. 1983 Thursday: Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys[vi] died on this date from an accidental drowning in Hawthorne, California, on this date; he was just 39.
  37. 1986 Monday: Former British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan died at his home south of London at age 92.
  38. 1988 Thursday: The Soviet Red Army hockey team edges the New York Islanders, 3-2, at Nassau Coliseum.
  39. 1989 Friday: Dissident and playwright Vaclav Havel assumed the presidency of Czechoslovakia.
  40. 1992 Tuesday: New York Governor Mario Cuomo commuted the prison sentence of Jean Harris, the convicted killer of the “Scarsdale Diet” author Herman Tarnower.   David and Sharon Schoo of St. Charles, Illinois, underwent arrest at O’Hare International Airport upon their return from a Mexican vacation for leaving their 4- and 9-year-old daughters at home, alone.  (The Schoos pleaded guilty to child neglect, so the judge sentenced them to probation; the court put them up for adoption.  Elsewhere, the United States and Russia announced an agreement on a nuclear arms reduction treaty.
  41. 1997 Monday: Hong Kong began killing 1.25 million chickens, the entire population, for fear of the spread of ‘bird flu.’
  42. 1998 Tuesday: Khmer Rouge leaders apologized for the 1970s genocide in Cambodia that claimed 1 million lives.
  43. 2003 Monday: Monsignor Michael Courtney, Pope John Paul II’s ambassador in Burundi, was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen.  Elsewhere, actor Earl Hindman, who had played the mostly unseen neighbor Wilson on “Home Improvements,” died in Stamford, Connecticut, at age 61.
  44. 2006 Friday:  Word reaches the United States of the execution of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein (because of the time difference, it was the morning of December 30 in Iraq when the hanging took place.  In a statement, President George W. Bush called Saddam’s execution an important milestone on Iraq’s road to democracy.  Elsewhere, Ethiopian troops eject Islamists from Mogadishu, Somalia, during heavy fighting.
  45. 2008 Monday: Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s lawyer responded to impeachment charges, saying a vague array of charges and evidence did not merit removing his client from office.
  46. 2009 Tuesday:  Brushing aside international appeals, communist China executed British drug smuggler, Akmal Shaikh[vii], who relatives claimed was mentally unstable and unwittingly lured into crime; it was China’s first execution of a European citizen in nearly 60 years.  Elsewhere, Mexico City enacted Latin America’s first law recognizing homosexual marriage and boasted that it hoped to attract gays from across the planet. 
  47. 2010 Wednesday: The last death row inmate in Cuba has his sentence commuted; since 2008, numerous prisoners have had their sentences commuted as the government moves away from capital punishment.
  48. 2011 Thursday: Poland announces that it is going to provide amnesty to illegal immigrants, beginning January 01, 2012.
  49. 2012 Saturday: Lady Margaret Thatcher leaves a British hospital after undergoing surgery to remove a minor tumor.
  50. 2013 Sunday: The Obama administration claims that ‘1.1 million Americans now have signed up for Obamacare.’  Wow.  Because the administration gave them NO choice.  Obamacare did NOT allow them to ‘keep their doctors or their plans.’  What a liar.
  51. 2014 Monday:  Scottish health officials report the nation’s first case of Ebola after diagnosing a health care worker returning from Sierra Leone; the worker did not manifest symptoms until her arrival in Scotland and is currently in stable condition.  Meanwhile, President Barack Obama, in an NPR interview, issued a warning to congressional Re