223. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2022

If you ever wondered about what happened to John Fitzgerald Kennedy, all one need do is revisit his tragic demise. The FBI finds a patsy like Lee Harvey Oswald, send him out to do the deed and then have another indebted patsy like Jack Ruby rub him out. Ditto with James Earl Ray and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and ditto with Sirhan B. Sirhan and Bobby Kennedy.

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223. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2022:

Raksha Bandhan (Hindu holiday)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Abe Fortas; Heavyweight boxer Michael “Dynamite” Dokes; “A Hard Day’s Night” by the Beatles, the Dave Clark Five featuring Dennis Payton, Electric Flag featuring Michael Fonfara, Foghat featuring Brian Bassett, Iron Butterfly featuring Erik Braun, the Guess Who featuring Jim Kale, Joe Cocker (band) featuring Alan Spenner, the Tijuana Brass featuring Nick Ceroli, and the Who featuring Keith Moon:

  1. 1492 Thursday: The reign of the 214th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander VI begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until August 18, 1503.
  2. 1597 Monday: Germany throws out the English merchants.
  3. 1786 Friday: Captain Francis Light arrived at Penang to claim the Malaysian Islands for Britain.
  4. 1860 Saturday: The nation’s first successful silver mill began operation in Virginia City, Nevada.
  5. 1863 Tuesday: Cambodia becomes a French protectorate.
  6. 1874 Tuesday: Harry S. Parmelee received a patent for a sprinkler head.
  7. 1877 Saturday: Asaph Hall, an American astronomer, discovers the two moons of the planet Mars; he names them Phobos and Deimos.
  8. 1896 Tuesday: Harvey Hubbell received a patent for the electric light bulb socket with a pull-chain.
  9. 1909 Wednesday: The steamship SS Arapahoe became the first ship in North America to issue an S.O.S. distress signal, off North Carolina’s Cape Hatteras.
  10. 1914 Tuesday: France declares war on Austro-Hungary.
  11. 1919 Monday: The Weimar Republic begins in Germany.
  12. 1924 Monday: For the first time in history, photographers take newsreel pictures of presidential candidates for the first time. 
  13. 1929 Sunday: The Soviet Union and China engage in a border fight.  Meanwhile, Persia and Iraq sign a treaty of friendship.
  14. 1934 Saturday: The first federal prisoners arrived at Alcatraz Island, a former military prison, in San Francisco Bay.
  15. 1935 Sunday: The Nazis launch mass demonstrations against Jews in Germany.
  16. 1940 Sunday: During the Battle of Britain, the RAF and antiaircraft fire down 38 German aircraft over Britain.
  17. 1941 Monday: American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill sign the Atlantic Charter. 
  18. 1942 Tuesday: During World War II, Pierre Laval, prime minister of Vichy France, publicly declared, “The hour of liberation for France is the hour when Germany wins the war.”
  19. 1943 Wednesday: Future bassist with the Guess Who[i] (1965-1972), Jim Kale, is born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on this date.   Meanwhile, in Walthamstow, Essex, UK, future saxophonist with the Dave Clark Five[ii]– Dennis Payton- is born.
  20. 1945 Saturday: The Allies inform Japan that they would determine Emperor Hirohito’s status after Japan’s surrender.
  21. 1946 Sunday: Michael Fonfara—keyboardist with the American rock band, Electric Flag[iii], is born in Stevensville, Ontario, Canada on this date.
  22. 1949 Thursday: President Harry S. Truman nominated General Omar N. Bradley to become the first chairperson of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
  23. 1950 Friday: Erik Braun, future lead guitarist of the hard rock-psychedelic band, Iron Butterfly[iv], was born on this date in Pekin, Illinois.
  24. 1952 Monday: The people proclaimed Hussein bin Talal King of Jordan, beginning a reign lasting 47 years.
  25. 1954 Wednesday: A formal peace took hold in Indochina ending more than seven years of fighting between the French and the communist Viet Minh.  Elsewhere, future guitarist with the bands Wild Cherry[v] and Foghat[vi] (1999-present), Brian Bassett, is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on this date.
  26. 1956 Saturday: Abstract painter, Jackson Pollock, 44, died in an automobile accident on Long Island, N.Y.
  27. 1960 Thursday: Chad gains its independence from France.
  28. 1962 Saturday: Adrian Nikolayev became the Soviet Union’s third cosmonaut in space as he launched on a 94-hour flight.
  29. 1964 Tuesday: The Beatles[vii] movie “A Hard Day’s Night” had its U.S. premiere in New York.
  30. 1965 Wednesday:  The 95th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Abe Fortas assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Lyndon Baines Johnson appointed Fortas to fill the seat of Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg.  Fortas served from today until May 14, 1965.  Elsewhere, rioting and looting that claimed thirty-four lives broke out in the predominantly black Watts section of Los Angeles, California.
  31. 1966 Thursday: The last Beatle[viii] concert tour of the United States begins on this date.
  32. 1975 Monday: The United States vetoed the proposal of North and South Vietnam to the United Nations, following the Security Council’s refusal to consider South Korea’s application.
  33. 1976 Wednesday: Keith Moon, drummer of the Who[ix], collapses onstage in Miami, Florida, and paramedics rush the stoned drummer to the hospital.
  34. 1984 Saturday: During a voice test for a paid political radio address, President Ronald Reagan joked that he had “signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever.  We begin bombing in five minutes.”  Meanwhile, Carl Lewis won his fourth gold medal in the 1984 Summer Olympics.
  35. 1985 Sunday: In Studio City, CA, drummer Nick Ceroli of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[x] died on this date.
  36. 1990 Saturday: Troops from Egypt and Morocco land in Saudi Arabia to help defend the country from the Iraqis.
  37. 1991 Sunday: Longtime rock bassist Alan Spenner—who played with Joe Cocker[xi] and with Roxy Music[xii] among others—died from a heart attack on this date in his hometown of London, England.  Meanwhile, the space shuttle Atlantis landed safely after returning from a nine-journey in space.
  38. 1992 Tuesday: The Mall of America opened in Bloomington, Minnesota.
  39. 1993 Wednesday: President Bill Clinton named Army General John Shalikashvili to be the new chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, succeeding the retiring General Colin Powell. 
  40. 1994 Thursday: A U.S. federal jury awarded $286.8 million to about 10,000 commercial fishers for losses because of the 1989 Valdez oil spill.
  41. 1995 Friday: President Bill Clinton banned all U.S. nuclear tests.
  42. 1997 Monday: President Bill Clinton made the first use of the historic line-item veto, rejecting three items in spending and tax bills; however, the U.S. Supreme Court later struck down the veto as unconstitutional. 
  43. 2003 Monday: Herb Brooks, 66, who coached the U.S.  Olympic Hockey Team in the “Miracle on Ice” victory over the Soviet Union in 1980, died in a car wreck near Minneapolis.
  44. 2008 Monday: At the Beijing Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps won his second gold medal- thanks to a late comeback in the 400-meter freestyle relay by Jason Lezak, who lunged to the wall just ahead of the French anchor.
  45. 2011 Thursday: The Israeli Interior Ministry grants its final approval for the building of 1,600 homes in the disputed section of East Jerusalem.
  46. 2012 Saturday:  The Republican Party’s presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney names Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin Rep., as the Republican Party’s vice-presidential candidate in the November 2012 presidential election—he should have picked Marco Rubio, senator from Florida.
  47. 2013 Sunday: At the Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsford, New York, American golfer Jason Dufner wins the 2013 PGA Championship.
  48. 2014 Monday:  Sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Microsoft ex-CEO Steve Ballmer has gone through, despite attempts by former owner Donald Sterling to stop the transaction; public outrage (and the National Basketball Association) forced Sterling to sell the Clippers after the NBA banned him for his racist remarks.  Elsewhere, Academy Award-winning actor and comedian, Robin Williams, 63, died in Tiburon, California, a suicide.
  49. 2017 Friday: A federal judge ordered Charlottesville, Virginia, to allow a weekend rally of white nationalists and other extremists to take place at its originally planned location downtown.  Violence, however, erupted at the rally, and a woman died when a man plowed his car into a group of Antifa c**ksuckers.
  50. 2018 Saturday: Although President Donald J. Trump endorsed Kansas’ GOP Secretary of State Kris Kobach in his primary bid to unseat Republican Governor Jeff Colyer, Kobach was unable to beat him outright in the state’s primary election.  With the governor’s lead being only one hundred votes or less, both sides hire lawyers and go to town.
  51. 2019 Sunday:  The Chi-Coms in Beijing are tearing their hair out as the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong enter their 10th straight weekend.  None of this would be occurring if the communists on the mainland would observe the agreement, they signed with Great Britain to allow a transition of 50 years or so for the mainland to absorb the colony in its entirety.  Is anyone surprised that communists NEVER keep their word?
  52. 2020 Tuesday: Folks, when it comes to Kamala Harris, California Democratic senator, it is NOT who you know but who you blow (ask Willie Brown, former SF mayor and speaker of the California State Assembly).  She has used her wiles to achieve every political position and now, she is Joe Biden’s vice-presidential nominee.  It is also fascinating to note that like Barack Hussein Obama, she ain’t down for the struggle, since dad comes from a Jamaican family with a slave-owning history and mom comes from India.  There you go.  If we, were you, Joe, we would sleep with one eye open from this point onward?  
  53. 2020 Tuesday A: Meanwhile, in Seattle, Washington, SPD Police Chief Carmen Best announces her resignation, effective September 02.  She is leaving because the Seattle City Council agreed to slash the SPD in half and to lay off one hundred officers or more in a once-beautiful city that now has become plagued by leftwing lunatics.  We are sad to see you go, chief!  Elsewhere, riots break out in Beirut a day after the Lebanese prime minister and cabinet resigned due to the alleged Hezbollah-linked massive explosion in the port a week ago today.  Thousands of Lebanese are calling for lopping off the head of the ‘snake,’ Hezbollah criminal boss, Hassan Nasrallah.  Go to it, folks, go to it. 
  54. 2020 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Chi-Com Horseshoe Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 20,185,153 confirmed cases, UP by 227,115 cases, 738,800 confirmed deaths, UP by 5,911 deaths, and 12,450,681 confirmed recoveries, UP by 292,606 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 5,224,867 confirmed cases, UP by 65,127 new cases, 166,456 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,338 new deaths, and 2,623,403 confirmed recoveries, UP by 111,801 new recoveries.  We believe if the authorities would share the TRUE percentages of deaths per number of those with the disease- instead of making everyone who might have the Wuhan Flu in their system but did not cause their deaths- known, there would be LESS fear.
  55. 2020 Tuesday C: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 574,411 confirmed cases, 10,468 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 3,638 confirmed cases, thirty-four confirmed deaths, and 1,586 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 63,647 confirmed cases, 1,697 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, will not share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let us take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 422,003 confirmed number of cases, 32,774 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries (It is interesting to note that between this week and last week, they readjusted the number of deaths DOWN).  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the honest numbers your malodourous piece of cesspit filth, especially of the senior citizens you have killed.  People are going to sue YOU.  Shame on you.
  56. 2020 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,686.91, DOWN 104.53 points (-0.38%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,782.82, DOWN 185.53 points (-1.69%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,333.69, DOWN 26.78 points (-0.80%).  The price of GOLD is $1,926.70 per troy oz., -19.60 (-1.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.38 per troy ounce, -0.669 (-2.57%).  The price of PLATINUM is $942.00 per troy oz, -29.40 (-3.03%) while the price of COPPER is $2.85 per pound, -0.026 (-0.90%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.60 per barrel, -0.01 (-0.02%).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.94 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.85 euros.  Communist China manipulates its currency.
  57. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 205,426,811 confirmed cases, +650,001, 4,336,607 confirmed deaths, +9,730 and 184,427,932 confirmed recoveries, +526,596.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 37,025,387 confirmed cases, UP 133,172 from yesterday’s reporting, 635,602 confirmed deaths, UP 1,000, [xiii] and 30,000,082 confirmed recoveries, UP 33,761.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xiv]  
  58. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 316,875 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 87,203 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  59. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,088,107 confirmed cases, 64,909 confirmed deaths, and 2,133,730 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,828,106 confirmed cases, 40,167 confirmed deaths, and 2,306,339 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 47,848 confirmed cases, 545 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 502,312 confirmed cases, 6,252 confirmed deaths, and 235,286 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Iowa: they have 419,238 confirmed cases, 6,210 confirmed deaths, and 369,542 confirmed recoveries. [xv]    
  60. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 918,237 confirmed cases, 6,587 confirmed deaths, and 871,230 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Liberia, 176th country on the list: 5,459 cases of the virus, 148 confirmed deaths and 2,715 confirmed recoveries. [xvi]     
  61. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,484.97, UP 220.30 points (+0.62%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,765.14, DOWN 22.95 points (-0.16%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,447.40, UP 10.95 points (+0.27%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $69.21 per barrel, -0.01 (-0.01%).  The price of GOLD is $1,751.20 per troy oz., -2.10 (-0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $23.45 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.18%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,011.70 per troy oz, -3.90 (-0.38%) while the price of COPPER is $4.37 per pound, 0.00 (+0.10%). [xvii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,637.34 per troy oz, +1.25 (+0.05%). [xviii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,587.25 per troy oz., +2.50 (+0.10%).  [xix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000022.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Netherlands Antilles Guilder, one greenback equals 1.79 and in New Israeli Shekel, a buck equal 3.23 and in New Zealand Dollar, one dollar equals 1.42 of theirs. [xx]        
  62. 2021 Wednesday 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 $4.393 per gallon, $3.017 in Florida, $4.095 in Hawaii, and $3.878 in Washington state. [xxi]    Let us look at one other location- North Carolina: $2.931.  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- Northern Macedonia: $5.194 per U.S. Gallon.[xxii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,630,008,130,917 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxiii]  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 Ireland, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Luxembourg with $288 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  63. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 141 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be running the show down on the U.S.-Mexico border as well as her 47th day since her singular visit to the border.  Here are the daily figures for the border calamity as compiled by One America News.  First, here is the cost for just this day: $533,303,378.  Second, here is the cost of caring for the border invaders for the year so far: $242,724,395,892.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal alien invaders for the year so far: 2,497,274.  Fourth and final, here is the conservative estimate for the numbers of illegal aliens lurking within the United States as we speak: 36,497,419. [xxiv]  (Note- since this blog’s inception back in July 2009, we estimated the numbers of illegal aliens lurking within the country somewhere around 35-50 million back then whereas now, we believe the numbers are closer to 75-100 million which is not good, folks.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).[xxv]
  64. 2021 Wednesday G: Foreign News-Overseas News I– North Korea says that the United States is failing to improve relations between the two countries.  Meanwhile, the Taliban conquer their eighth provincial capital in Afghanistan.  Many believe that Kabul will implode within three months.  Joe Biden’s mouthpiece, Jen “Circle Back” Psaki, says that Joe ‘does not believe the collapse of Afghanistan is inevitable’ yet it will happen because of the way regime leader Biden conducted the pull-out.  Elsewhere, for some unknown reason, the U.S. State Department is sending $50 million to totalitarian Myanmar ostensibly to help around 700,000 people address COVID-19 concerns.  Why aren’t the Chi-Coms helping their fellow thugs?
  65. 2021 Wednesday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The COVID-19 Nazis are at it again: YouTube has suspended the account of Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, over the bold senator’s recent criticisms of mask and vaccine mandates.  Speaking of mandates, drooling Joe Biden says (or his earpiece says) that HE will overrule like God on High bans on mask wearing in public schools.  Go for it, Joe, go for it.  Next, the Pentagon says that ‘most troops will respond positively to being compelled to get Chi-Vi vaccines.’  Moving on, the FDA is seeking clearance to mandate a third Chi-Vi vaccine injection for transplant patients.
  66. 2021 Wednesday I: Voting Integrity-Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke led tens of thousands of Wisconsinites in demanding an audit of the 2020 Presidential and national elections.  Across the nation, more people are standing up demanding that their state’s 2020 Election results undergo a forensic audit.  At Sioux City, South Dakota, as Mike Lindell and his patriotic colleagues were producing ream after ream after ream of evidence, he discovered live on air that a federal judge was going to allow the Dominion Voting Systems multiple lawsuits to proceed against the pillow magnate and his allies.  It is clear from listening to the two days so far that the 2020 Elections a cabal of rat-eating Chi-Com scum, Democratic-Socialists, and their obsequious RINO allies manipulated the elections to their desire if not actively reversed the results.  The time is coming, and it is coming soon when all of this will find its way into the courts.  The Department of Homeland Security is warning local police department to keep an eye out for election deniers.
  67. 2021 Wednesday J: Joe Biden News I– Flipflopping from yesterday, slobbering old Joe Biden supports New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s resignation over his obsessive grabbing, fondling, and kissing of unwilling women and men.  Joe, they will be coming for YOU next, you old Cho-Mo.  (Speaking of “Killer” Cuomo, Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, calls for the arrest and prosecution of the devious governor once he is out of office.  In other Cuomo news, his ex, Sandra Lee, feels betrayed that the groper took credit for granting homosexual marriage rights in the Empire State.  Apparently, she twisted him by the gonads to do this.
  68. 2021 Wednesday K: Political News I– The U.S. Senate passed the massive $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill that will further impoverish the United States while stuffing massive amounts of cash into the pockets of Democrats, their sycophant RINO allies, and labor unions while everyone else will suffer.   Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, blasted the Democrats’ reckless ‘tax and spend’ policies.  He ripped into the scurrilous Democrats moments before the passage of the $1.3 trillion infrastructure bill of which ONLY seven percent is ‘infrastructure.’  The rest is free pork to leftwing locales, liberal politicians, and of course the omnipresent Chi-Coms.  (The Republicans are telling the Democrats to ‘go it alone’ on raising the debt ceiling).  However, the Senate passed a GOP-led amendment that prohibits government from using federal funds to promote Critical (Criminal) Race Theory in government and in education.  Unfortunately, the Democrats can always remove or negate the amendment later like they almost always do when it comes to the horror of abortion.   Finally, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, voted against the ‘infrastructure bill.’
  69. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News II– Rep. Jim Banks, R-IN 3rd congressional district, endorsed Ohio GOP Senate candidate and author J.D. Vance in the race to replace retiring U.S. Senator Rob Portman.   In other political news, former U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos says she will NOT seek the governorship of Michigan in 2022.  In other news, the speaker of the Texas state house signed arrest warrants for the fugitive Democrats who are holding up progress.  Meanwhile, longtime Rep. Ron Kind, D-WI 3rd congressional district, says he will not seek re-election.  He has served the citizens of his district since 1997. 
  70. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News III– A gunowners rights group is fighting for the right to open carry firearms at the Minnesota State Fair.  Speaking of Second Amendment rights, President Donald J. Trump is congratulating Governor Mike Parson, R-MO, for pardoning the gun-wielding couple who defended their home in last year’s Black Lives Matter and Antifa protests.  Leftwing trash brazenly targeted Mark and Patricia McCloskey in their front yard.  The couple stood by armed to the teeth while the mob seethed about them in the street threatening to murder them, rape Patricia McCloskey, kill the family pets, and to burn their home down in the private community.
  71. 2021 Wednesday N: Political News IV– Sandy “The Fly” Cortez and her Squad-backed group are hailing cop killers.  What is wrong with these leftist skanks?  Strip these hateful skanks of their protection squads and let them fend for themselves.
  72. 2021 Wednesday O: California State News– Oakland, California, city officials are calling on Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom to declare a state of emergency over rising violent crime rates across the city.  These people are Democrats!
  73. 2021 Wednesday P: Texas State News– Texas counties have won court orders blocking Governor Greg Abbott’s mask ban mandates.  They want masks.  Governor Abbott also fired a shot across the bow of the tranny movement by comparing gender transformation surgeries for children to be child abuse.
  74. 2021 Wednesday Q: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3585 what with a $7 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 08, 12, 21, 40, 47, and Mega 11.  Out of 89,125 winning tickets, the highest winners were 14 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,064 apiece.    Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #871 with a jackpot of $241 million up for grabs: 12, 18, 20, 29, 30, and Powerball 16.  Out of 92,051 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but no Powerball for a prize of $4,4772,553.  The winning ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven in Temecula, CA 92592.
  75. 2021 Wednesday R: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– In his hometown of Akron, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Michael “Dynamite” Dokes dies at age 54, one day after his birthday.  Over the course of his pro career, he held numerous titles and amassed a record of 61 fights, 53 wins (33 KOs), 6 losses, and 2 draws.
  76. 2021 Wednesday S: The Wrap-Up– We learned today that the Biden regime is begging OPEC and associated nations to increase oil production so gasoline prices within the United States will drop.  Folks, didn’t this stumblebum bozo clamp down on virtually every fossil fuel production project that he could within the United States so he could usher in a brave new era of solar panels and wind energy?  Whether we produce our own oil supplies or import them, we are still burning the same amount of oil.  If we produce it, we are energy independent and if we import it and rely on those sources, we sure as hell are not.  Friends, this is frigging insane and the sooner the courts begin hearing the election fraud cases on merit, the sooner we might decapitate this faux regime.  We are Americans, we are free people, and we are not going to put up with this bullshit.  NOT threatening any violence upon anyone, just saying.  Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.
  77. 2022 Thursday: The next three months are going to be a dangerous time for the American people as the closer Election Day draws near, the more desperate the Biden regime and its Joestapo thugs will become.  They thought sending the Joestapo down to Mar-a-Lago was going to be the magic bullet, yet, the bullet had the opposite effect, people are growing angrier by the minute.  As a former Democrat, I KNOW Democrats, many Democrats in fact, and they are telling me that this ‘ain’t good, Fritz, it ain’t good.’  People are wary of what is happening to our country and whether one likes Donald Trump, or they do not, most can agree on one thing: thanks to him, we are now 100-percent aware as to the existence of the Deep State and most everyone will do everything possible to DESTROY IT.  We elect our leaders, and the bureaucrats are obligated to follow their directions.  If they don’t like it, they can frigging quit.  It is not up to scum such as James Clapper, that fat pig, John Brennan, that deviant POS James Comey, and the rest of the inbred political hacks scattered throughout government to topple elected leaders.  If you ever wondered about what happened to John Fitzgerald Kennedy, all one need do is revisit his tragic demise.  The FBI finds a patsy like Lee Harvey Oswald, send him out to do the deed and then have another indebted patsy like Jack Ruby rub him out.  Ditto with James Earl Ray and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and ditto with Sirhan B. Sirhan and Bobby Kennedy.  It has NEVER been clearer than it is now.  Let me know what you think- Chef Fritz Schlependrecht.  

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This artwork is #0919 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Homestead.”  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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Today’s album is the next studio album by Beach Boy, Brian Wilson, his second collaboration with the Disney Corporation- “In the Key of Disney”- which came out on October 25, 2011.  Disney was NOT yet WOKE like they would be a decade later which is why this album makes it into our presentation.  Brian ‘reimagines’ the Disney movie classics of the day in a way in which, only he can.  You have remakes of many tunes from various feature animated films whether it be “The Lion King,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Toy Story,” and loads of others well before everything became transgender, gay, lesbo, homo, you name it, all the devious, sick shit Disney now stands for.  Alas, it is what it is, we hope you seek this one out wherever it is you shop for the absolute best in music and give it a listen.  Perhaps, you might like it.  Enjoy.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We plan to do the music of the Dave Clark 5 and the Box Tops one of these days.

[iii] Not sure when exactly we will present the music of Elvin Bishop along with Electric Flag and Buddy Miles.

[iv] 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.

[v] When we begin covering the big bands of the 1970s, we will do both Wild Cherry and Hot Chocolate as well as Kool and the Gang and the Brothers Johnson.  Heck, we might do Earth, Wind & Fire, too.  Stay tuned.

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

[vii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The album “A Hard Day’s Night” appeared on Wednesday, 09-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates.  You will be glad you did.

[viii] See previous.

[ix] 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.

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

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

[xi] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of George Thorogood but when we do you will be the first to know.

[xii] We promoted the music of Roxy Music, as well as its three principal members- Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera, and Andy Mackay- beginning on Wednesday, 05-February-2020, through Sunday, 19-April-2020.

[xiii] 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)

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

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

[xvi] 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)

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

[xviii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

[xxiv] (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).

[xxv] Someone told a ‘good one’ today when they said the Biden regime finally is ‘cracking down’ on the border invasion.  Give it a rest already.

211. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2022

2020 Thursday: President Donald J. Trump sets the world ablaze when he questions the efficacy of mail-in ballots and proffers the suggestion that perhaps the November elections be postponed until this crazy system can be worked out. Folks, mail-in ballots are fraud waiting to occur. In June, the state of New York used mail-in ballots in their primary election and lo and behold, nearly seven weeks later, they are still trying to find out who won the various elections.

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211. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2022:

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President Lyndon Baines Johnson, U.S. Attorney Generals Richard Rush, and Isaac Toucey; Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Ken Cuccinelli; U.S. Transportation Secretary James Horace Burnley IV; U.S. Treasury Secretary Richard Rush; U.S. Secretary of War Patrick J. Hurley; Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bobby Doyle, Kaleidoscope featuring Chris Darrow, Medicare, and Apollo 15:

  1. 579 Friday: Benedict the First ends his reign as the 62nd Roman Catholic Pope. Benedict became pontiff on June 02, 575 and served until today. 
  2. 657 Thursday: St. Vitalian the First begins his reign as the 76th Roman Catholic Pope succeeding Eugene I. Vitalian would serve from today until January 27, 672.  His predecessor- the 75th pope- served from August 10, 654 until June 02, 657.
  3. 903 Monday: After 3 years and 179 days, the reign of the 117th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict IV ends and that of his successor, Pope Leo V begins. Leo V would lead all of Christendom from this day until December 01, 903.
  4. 1178 Sunday: Frederick I Barbarossa is crowned king of Burgundy.
  5. 1502 Wednesday: Christopher Columbus lands at Guanaja, in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras during his fourth voyage.
  6. 1619 Tuesday: The House of Burgesses forms in the Virginia Colony, the first elective body in North America.
  7. 1729 Saturday: Colonists found the city of Baltimore on this date.
  8. 1733 Thursday: The Society of Freemasons forms its first lodge in Boston, Massachusetts.
  9. 1792 Monday: The French national anthem “La Marseillaise,” by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, was first sung in Paris by troops arriving from Marseille.
  10. 1859 Saturday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the former 8thS. Attorney General of the United States Richard Rush dies at the age of 80. First, a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Democrat, he served under Presidents James Madison and James Monroe from February 10, 1814, to November 12, 1817.  Following that, he would serve the nation as its 8th U.S. Treasury Secretary.  In this capacity, he served under President John Quincy Adams from March 07, 1825, to March 05, 1829.
  11. 1863 Thursday: Future American automaker, Henry Ford, was born in Dearborn Township, Michigan. Meanwhile, President Abraham Lincoln issues his “eye-for-an-eye order,” one in which, Union troops will shoot one Rebel prisoner for every captured black Union soldier the South kills.
  12. 1864 Saturday: During the Civil War, Union forces tried to take Petersburg, Virginia, by exploding a gunpowder-filled mine underneath the Confederate defenses; however, the attack ultimately failed.
  13. 1869 Friday: In Hartford, Connecticut, the 20thS. Attorney General of the United States Isaac Toucey died at age 70. A Democrat, he served under President James K. Polk from June 21, 1848, to March 03, 1848.
  14. 1898 Saturday: “Scientific America” carried the first magazine automobile advertisement. The ad was for the Winton Motor Car Company of Cleveland, Ohio.
  15. 1914 Thursday: At the start of World War I, the Austro-Hungarian Empire and Russia begin massive mobilization; meanwhile, French troops retreat 10 kilometers from the German border in anticipation of attack.
  16. 1916 Sunday: German saboteurs blow up a munitions plant on Black Tom Island, New Jersey.
  17. 1918 Tuesday: Poet Joyce Kilmer, a sergeant in the 165thS. Infantry Regiment, lost his life during the Second Battle of the Marne in World War I. Note: the civilized world remembers him best for his poem, “Trees.”
  18. 1930 Wednesday: At the FIRST World Cup Soccer championship in Montevideo, Uruguay, the home team beats Argentina 4-2 to win the title.
  19. 1932 Saturday: The Summer Olympic Games opened in Los Angeles, California. Elsewhere, Walt Disney’s “Flowers and Trees” premiered. It was the first Academy Award winning cartoon and first cartoon short to use Technicolor.
  20. 1937 Friday: As part of the American Federation of Labor, organizers established the American Federation of Radio Artists (AFRA) on this date.
  21. 1940 Tuesday: Luftwaffe bombers carry out shipping along the North Sea coastline of Great Britain today. The goal of the Germans is to starve the feisty Brits into submission via unrestricted submarine warfare and air attacks across the British Isles.
  22. 1941 Wednesday: Across the Soviet Union, Axis forces continue plowing ahead, encircling one Russian army after another, and then destroying them where they stand. Still, Red Army resistance continues growing as the Soviet infantryman is determined to delay the Nazi juggernaut so at some point their fellows farther east will be able to stop it in its tracks. Meanwhile, following Japanese attacks on a U.S. river boat in China, tensions between the two countries continue to worsen. 
  23. 1942 Thursday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs the bill that creates the Women’s Naval Auxiliary Agency, aka the WAVES. Meanwhile, in the city of Minsk, Belorussia, the Nazi SS murder 25,000 Jews. Farther south, the Germans are establishing positions on the eastern side of the Don River.  The German juggernaut continues heading down towards the Caucasus while other elements continue the drive to Stalingrad.  Stalin’s namesake city will be destroyed.
  24. 1943 Friday: Operation Husky- the conquest of Sicily- continues full speed ahead. Fascist Italian forces are ready to lay down their arms where possible while Germans continue a fighting withdrawal to the north side of the island and a crossover to the Italian Peninsula. The starving civilians of the island throw open their arms to their Allied liberators.  
  25. 1944 Sunday: Future member of the British psychedelic rock band, Kaleidoscope[i], multi-instrumentalist Chris Darrow is born in the United Kingdom on this date.
  26. 1945 Monday: The Portland-class heavy cruiser, USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine during World War II; only 316 out of the 1,196 sailors survived whereas most of the rest were lost to the sharks. The ship had delivered key components of the Hiroshima atomic bomb to the Pacific island of Tinian. (Nowadays, we celebrate ‘shark week’ on TV).
  27. 1948 Friday: In High Point, North Carolina, future 9thS. Transportation Secretary James Horace Burnley IV is born. A Republican, he would serve under President Ronald Reagan from December 03, 1987, to January 20, 1989.
  28. 1949 Saturday: After a three-month standoff with the Chinese communists, the British warship, HMS Amethyst escapes down the Yangtze River.
  29. 1956 Monday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the bill that made the phrase In God We Trust becomes the motto of the U.S. national motto.
  30. 1963 Tuesday: The Soviet Union announced it had granted political asylum to Harold “Kim” Philby, the “third man” of a British spy ring. Elsewhere, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the 51stS. Secretary of War Patrick J. Hurley dies at age 80. A Republican, he served under President Herbert Hoover from December 09, 1929, to March 04, 1933.
  31. 1965 Friday: President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Medicare bill, which went into effect during the following year.
  32. 1966 Saturday: The United States Air Force bombs the DMZ in Vietnam with the hope of stopping incursions from the North.
  33. 1968 Tuesday: Ron Hansen (Washington Senators) made the first unassisted triple play in the major leagues in 41 years. Elsewhere, in Edison, New Jersey, future 6.4th Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Ken Cuccinelli is born. A future Republican, he would serve under President Donald J. Trump from November 13, 2019, to January 20, 2021
  34. 1971 Friday: U.S. Apollo 15 with astronauts David R. Scott and James B. Irwin aboard lands on Mare Imbrium on the Moon; circling around the satellite is astronaut Alfred M. Worden. Meanwhile, George Harrison[ii] releases the “Concert for Bangladesh” three-record set.
  35. 1974 Tuesday: The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee votes to impeach President Richard Nixon for blocking the Watergate investigation and for abuses of power.
  36. 1975 Wednesday: Former Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in suburban Detroit. Although authorities presume him dead, NO one has ever found his remains.
  37. 1979 Monday: At the International Amphitheater in Chicago, Illinois, up-and-coming heavyweight phenom, James “Quick” Tillis, wins his eighth pro bout with a TKO of opponent, Charles Andersen Atlas in Round 2.
  38. 1980 Wednesday: Israel’s Knesset passed a law reaffirming all of Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state.
  39. 1987 Thursday: Indian troops arrived in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, to disarm the Tamil Tigers and to enforce a peace pact.
  40. 1988 Saturday: Jordan’s King Hussein renounces sovereignty over the West Bank, gives the responsibility to the PLO.
  41. 1990 Monday: In Spring Hill, Tennessee, the first Saturn automobile rolled off the assembly line.
  42. 1991 Tuesday: Construction workers commenced building the Oriental Pearl Radio & TV tower in China.
  43. 1997 Wednesday: A terrorist double-suicide bombing kills 14 in Jerusalem.
  44. 1998 Thursday: A group of Ohio machine-shop workers (who call themselves the Lucky 13) won the $295.7 million Powerball jackpot. It was the largest-ever American lottery at the time.
  45. 2000 Sunday: Boring news of the day: Brad Pitt and Jennifer Anniston exchanged wedding vows on this date. Big whoop!
  46. 2001 Monday: Lance Armstrong becomes the first American to win three consecutive Tours de France in a row. Elsewhere, Robert S. Mueller III- RSMIII- President George W. Bush’s choice to head the FBI, promised the Senate Judiciary Committee that if confirmed, he would move forcibly to fix problems at the agency. He took the helm on September 04, 2001, a week prior to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.  In 2019, we would come to know that RSMIII was little more than a political hack, one doing the business of the Deep State as he carried out Obama’s orders to destabilize the Trump administration with a phony investigation into Trump-Russia collusion, since proven wrong as have been obstruction charges against President Trump.  Mueller should be in prison.
  47. 2002 Tuesday: WNBA player Lisa Leslie of the Los Angeles Sparks became the first woman to dunk in a professional game, jamming on a breakaway in the first half of the Sparks’ 82-73 loss to the Miami Sol.
  48. 2003 Wednesday: In Mexico, the last ‘old style’ Volkswagen Beetle rolled off an assembly line. Meanwhile, President George W. Bush took personal responsibility for the first time for using discredited intelligence (provided by the Deep State to involve him a war) in his State of the Union address but predicted he would be vindicated for going to war against Iraq. Bush, you should NEVER have done that because you removed Saddam Hussein, a counterweight to the Iranians and their crazy brand of Shia Islam.  
  49. 2006 Sunday: In Austin, Texas, Bobby Doyle- piano, vocals with Blood, Sweat & Tears in 1972- died at age 66.
  50. 2010 Friday: After a U.S. vehicle collides with a civilian car, outraged citizens light two U.S. embassy vehicles on fire in Kabul, Afghanistan.
  51. 2011 Saturday: NATO announces that its air forces took out three television-distributions stations in Tripoli, Libya, to drive Moammar Khadafy out of power.
  52. 2013 Tuesday: Israelis and Palestinian officials agree to continue discussions that–thanks to the PLO–had been on hold for more than a year on finding a common solution to their common problems.
  53. 2014 Wednesday: The Congress of the United States sues the Obama administration asserting that the 44th president overstepped his authority by taking it upon himself to delay regulations in Obamacare that might damage his party’s chances in the November elections.
  54. 2015 Thursday: After losing a court battle to free two chimpanzees scientists use for research, animal rights activists undergo a meltdown arguing that the beasts are highly intelligent and deserve the same protections under the law as human beings enjoy.  
  55. 2016 Saturday: Near Lockhart, Texas, a terrible tragedy unfolds as a hot air balloon crashes into electric power lines. All 16 aboard the craft perished.
  56. 2017 Sunday: Communist Chinese President for life Xi Jinping leads a military parade in Inner Mongolia at the Zhurihe training facility, celebrating 90 years of the People’s Liberation Army. Big whoop!   Meanwhile, another thug- Vladimir Putin- announces he has slashed the numbers of American diplomats in his pro-communist country by 755 due in part to President Trump putting sanctions on the country.
  57. 2018 Monday: Sadly, for people around the world, the Malaysian government announces that it has been unable to determine the causes that downed Flight MH370 somewhere in the Indian Ocean (or so people believe). It disappeared on March 08, 2014, with all 239 passengers and crew aboard. 
  58. 2019 Tuesday: Law enforcement in California released information on the shooter at the Gilroy Garlic Festival- 19-year-old Santino William Legan- the punk who murdered three people before the police shot the POS dead (gotta love the cops!). Apparently, the punk posted white supremacist text messages and racist content before he embarked on his shooting spree. Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate failed to override President Donald J. Trump’s vetoes on bills blocking arms sales to Saudi Arabia.  Politicians are angry over the murder of the journalist Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Turkey.
  59. 2020 Thursday: President Donald J. Trump sets the world ablaze when he questions the efficacy of mail-in ballots and proffers the suggestion that perhaps the November elections be postponed until this crazy system can be worked out. Folks, mail-in ballots are fraud waiting to occur. In June, the state of New York used mail-in ballots in their primary election and lo and behold, nearly seven weeks later, they are still trying to find out who won the various elections.  Meanwhile, former President Barack Hussein Obama- in his eulogy for deceased Rep. John Lewis, D-GA, lambastes President Trump for trying to steal the election, using voter intimidation and manipulation and God knows what other bull crap the former president could yank out of his mind and the attendees at the funeral, none of whom were sitting six-feet apart, leapt to their feet and applauded insanely for what seemed like hours.   Will Democrats NEVER continue trying to steal elections?  Enough is flipping enough, already, folks.  Finally, Herman Cain, former CEO of Godfather Pizza and GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain dies at age 74 from the Bat Virus sent around the world by the Chi-Coms.  Speaking of the Bat Flu:
  60. 2020 Thursday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox: Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 17,109,335 confirmed cases, +263,733, 668,801, confirmed deaths, +6,224, and 10,000,738 confirmed recoveries, +164,556. Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 4,543,362 confirmed cases, +61,699, 153,763 confirmed deaths, +1,422, and 2,216,659 confirmed recoveries, +17,961. 
  61. 2020 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 485,502 confirmed cases, 8,909 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 1,865 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,215 confirmed recoveries. Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 54,985 confirmed cases, 1,555 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  62. 2020 Thursday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,313.65, DOWN 225.82 points (-0.82%). Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,587.81, UP 44.87 points (+0.43%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,246.22, DOWN 12.22 points (-0.38%).  Price of GOLD: $1,950.60 per troy oz., +8.30 (+0.43%)   Here is the price of SILVER: $23.62 per troy oz., +0.253 (+1.08%).  Price of PLATINUM: $918.00 per troy oz., +5.40 (+0.59%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.92 per #, +0.006 (+0.21%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $40.38, +0.46 (+1.15%).  Today, one dollar U.S. = seven PRC yuan. 
  63. 2021 Friday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 197,645,959 confirmed cases, +629,022, 4,223,148 confirmed deaths, +10,104 and 178,876,559 confirmed recoveries, +384,276. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,677,750 confirmed cases, UP 100,646 from yesterday’s reporting, 628,930 confirmed deaths, UP 462, [iii] and 29,649,781 confirmed recoveries, UP 24,584.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [iv]  
  64. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 310,488 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 93,590 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…
  65. 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: 3,950,414 confirmed cases, 64,419 confirmed deaths, and 2,100,092 confirmed recoveries. Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,614,383 confirmed cases, 38,971 confirmed deaths, and 2,071,146 confirmed recoveries. Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,925 confirmed cases, 537 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 474,508 confirmed cases, 6,168 confirmed deaths, and 230,441 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Virginia: they have 694,384 confirmed cases, 11,532 confirmed deaths, and 58,132 confirmed recoveries. [v]    
  66. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 871,343 confirmed cases, 6,469 confirmed deaths, and 848,474 confirmed recoveries. Let’s look at one other country- Benin, 164th country on the list: 8,394 cases of the virus, 108 confirmed deaths and 8,136 confirmed recoveries. [vi]     
  67. 2021 Friday D: 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%). [vii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,660.50 per troy oz, +14.52 (+0.55%). [viii] 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%). [ix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000024.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Hong Kong Dollar, one greenback equals 7.77 and in Hungarian Forint, a buck equal 301.50 and in Icelandic Krona, one dollar equals 123.52 of theirs. [x]        
  68. 2021 Friday E: 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 $4.356 per gallon, $2.976 in Florida, $4.090 in Hawaii, and $3.843 in Washington state. [xi] Let’s look at one other location- Kansas: $2.940.  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- Burundi: $4.591 per U.S. Gallon.[xii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,583,734,946,871 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Poland, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Philippines with $43 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  69. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, the days continue passing us by and lo and behold, today is Day No. 129 for the purported ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 35 since her one and only visit to the region. Speaking of the regime for which the border czar labors, the Department of Justice is suing Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, for his order to HALT all further ground transportation of illegal aliens across the Lone Star State. Of course, the DOJ cannot have a governor fighting back but legal eagles say the Lone Star State’s case is going to be hard to topple.   
  70. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– One America News compiles the HONEST-TO-GOD numbers of the costs and numbers surrounding our illegal alien invasion and today is NO different. First, here is the cost for just this flipping day: $585,147,264.  Imagine all the good that money could do for the American people and lo and behold, it’s going to care for noncitizens who do not deserve to be here and who must be rounded up, imprisoned in the absolute worst conditions, deprogrammed to want to come here a la “A Clockwork Orange,” and then deported via any means available.  How about we ship them to communist China?  Second, here is the cost this year of caring for the invaders: $230,722,174,976.    So much money going down the crapper, folks; we must round up all of them- including the DREAMERS and any other foals calved here and ship them back NOW.  Third, here is the number of estimated illegals who have swamped the U.S. in 2021 alone: 2,364,717.  Finally, here is the fourth and final statistic, the number of illegal aliens estimated to be running amok across the United States: 36,364,710.  Remember, this is a CONSERVATIVE NUMBER.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  We tend to disagree with the final number as we said as far back as 2009 that the numbers then were between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the number to be closer to 75-100 million which means we have an invasion army already living in our midst.  Time to exercise the 2nd Amendment…(to protect ourselves).
  71. 2021 Friday H: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-TX 28th congressional district, have joined forces to demand the Biden regime awaken to the dangers of unchecked mass immigration into the United States from nearly 160 nations around the globe. Entire neighborhoods and towns are being overrun with illegal aliens and people are beginning to fight back and to end this unconstitutional mess.
  72. 2021 Friday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– As ‘Gropin’ Joe’ Biden continues playing pocket pool in the White House basement, national security experts are growing concerned over the Chi-Coms ramped up silo-building. Silos are where intercontinental ballistic missiles- ICBMs- reside and it’s clear the Chi-Coms are constructing them like flies have maggots. We believe it may be time to launch a pre-emptive strike on the Chi-Coms before they go to war against the Free World.
  73. 2021 Friday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Yesterday, Il Duce Joe Biden said that ALL federal employees and contractors will be required to get vaccinated for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu or face never-ending mask-wearing, 2-3, perhaps even 4 tests a week (could be anal ones like the Chi-Coms favor for all international travelers) as well as being prohibited from traveling for job-related matters. Thus, the American Fuhrer has spoken. Yet, we learn that in places such as Massachusetts where a major outbreak of the Chi-Com Yellow Fever is underway, there seems to be a pandemic of the vaccinated, NOT the vaccinated as the liberal goobers claim.  Hence why NONE of us are going to get vaccinated for this bogus virus crisis (we have urgent care centers willing to dish out hydroxychloroquine tablets and vitamin D injections).   Yesterday, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, put forth a bill which will hold the Centers for Disease Control accountable for all the lies and propaganda they continue spewing on the Chi-Vi.
  74. 2021 Friday K: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Broadway is mandating that all behind-the-scenes personnel as well as performers AND all attendees wear masks as well as present proof of vaccination. Uh, okay. Speaking of mass mask stupidity, Rep. Claudia Tenney, R-NY 22nd congressional district, says ‘it’s amazing: right across the hall in the U.S. Senate, NO MASKS.’  It’s as if by magic.  In other COVID-19 news, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu has snared approximately 2 million Americans in a passport backlog.  Next, the House GOP is demanding that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and other top COVID-19 scientists testify on the Hill.   Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says that ‘Pelosi’s mask mandates are a massive overreach of her powers.’
  75. 2021 Friday L: Joe Biden News I– While Joe Biden was at some function, people noticed he had a yellow booger hanging off his chin, something of which, he was unaware. One of his aides, however, rushed to his side, handed him a note saying, ‘something’s on your chin.’ He wiped the snot off and according to some either stuck it in his mouth as though he were still in kindergarten (in his mind, he seemingly still is) or wiped it on the tabletop.  Either way, he remains our national disgrace and humiliation.  In other Joe Biden news, he took a BIG ONE on the chin when House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi was unable to prevent the evictions moratorium collapse as of tomorrow morning.  It looks like the mentally decrepit, nonagenarian speaker is folding like a deck of cards. 
  76. 2021 Friday M: Joe Biden Regime News I– The Department of Justice says that the Internal Revenue Service MUST hand President Donald J. Trump’s tax records over to the angry Democrat goons in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  77. 2021 Friday N: Political News I– Lee Zeldin, R-NY 1st congressional district, says that the ‘nursing home probe into deaths in New York’ caused by the indifference or worse, by design of Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov ‘should continue.’ Elsewhere, new polling out of Wyoming shows that Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY At-Large congressional district, is in deep, deep trouble with the voters. She deserves it.  Next, we continue to learn about the duplicitous activities of the Catholic Charities spreading illegal aliens across the United States regardless as to whether they have the Chi-Vi or other diseases or not.  This is not good and it causing many of our Catholic members to lapse in their church support.   Finally, the Wisconsin Republicans are working at expanding the state’s 2020 Election probe.  Good for them.
  78. 2021 Friday O: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1681 what with a $166 million jackpot on the line: 19, 26, 31, 52, 68, and Mega 10. Out of 77,695 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were 37 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $568 apiece.2022 Saturday: Hubbub continues from Tuesday’s extremely peculiar and wholly unnatural ‘speech’ by slobbering Joe Biden, you know, the one where he mumbled and stumbled through his verbal assault on President Donald J. Trump with his unblinking eyes wide open.  It’s as if he has a ‘Dr. Morrell’ in his employ, the doctor who ‘treated’ Adolf Hitler throughout the war years.  Dr. Morrell used to inject the Fuhrer with all manner of things such as vitamins, methamphetamine, even bull semen, to make his Fuhrer less crazy and more in control, none of which worked.  The Joe Biden ‘speech’ made me think of one of those ‘G.I. Joe’ movies where America’s enemies replaced the president with a look-alike clone.  It also makes me think of those lifelike dolls the Japanese use as sexual partners, whatever drooling Joe is doing, I doubt it’s truly him.  We have never been in a situation such as this.  Let me know what you think- Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0907 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Cave in the 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.  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 studio album from Beach Boys genius, Brian Wilson- “Gettin’ In Over My Head”- came out on June 22, 2004.  Like Pete Townsend and his “Lighthouse” project that never made it to completion, Brian Wilson was working on two different projects during the 1990s, both of which never made it to fruition.  The music was there and he went back and reworked it and brought it to the public in all its radiant glory.  Brian Wilson’s band of musicians joined him as did four big guests, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, and Carl Wilson as well as other studio hotshots brought in to help him finish the project.  Fans raved over the album as do we which is why we encourage everyone to seek this one out wherever it is they shop for the absolute best in music- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We are not sure as to when we will celebrate the music of Kaleidoscope, but we hope to do so within the next couple of years.  Please await the day when we do.

[ii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    “The Concert for Bangladesh” appeared on Thursday, 15-December-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.  (We truly wish you could go there and check it out but that cross-dressing loser, Sundar Pichai, has eliminated our blog.  F**k him!) Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

209. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2022

2007 Saturday: Leave it to President George W. Bush to be up to no good yet again: he is pressuring congress to pass a bill that will permit BIG BROTHER to expand the list of surveillance targets so that government can monitor everyone and everything. WTF is wrong with you, George?

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209. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2022:

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U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey; the Allman Brothers Band, the Band, Deep Purple featuring Steve Morse, Electric Flag featuring Mike Bloomfield, Free featuring Simon Kirke, the Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd featuring Richard “Rick” Wright, and T-Rex featuring Steve Peregrine Took:

  1. 199 Sunday: The reign of the 14th Roman Catholic Pope St. Victor I ends and that of his successor- the 15th Roman Catholic Pontiff St. Zephyrinus begins.  St. Victor became pontiff on May 26, 189, and led his flock on its holy journey to enter Heaven while St. Zephyrinus led his flock from today until December 20, 217.
  2. 1057 Tuesday: The reign of the 153rd Roman Catholic Pope Victor II ends on this date.  He first became Vicar of Christ on April 13, 1055.
  3. 1148 Wednesday: The Crusaders attack the city of Damascus, Syria.
  4. 1540 Sunday: King Henry VIII’s chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, was executed on the same day that Henry married his fifth wife, Catherine Howard.
  5. 1717 Wednesday: King Frederick Wilhelm I of Prussia orders compulsory education for all children aged 5 to 12.
  6. 1794 Monday: Maximillian Robespierre, a leading figure in the French Revolution who sent many to their deaths on the guillotine met his fate on the same instrument of execution on this date.   Like most revolutionaries, they never quit when they’re ahead and thus become victims of the mobs they created.  POS.
  7. 1808 Thursday: The 30th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mahmud II succeeds his predecessor- the 29th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mustafa IV as leader of the Ottoman Empire.
  8. 1821 Saturday: Peru declared its independence from Spain on this date.  Alas, for Spain, the blows keep coming from various of its Latin American colonies.
  9. 1866 Saturday: Congress legalizes the use of the metric system for the standardization of weights and measures throughout the United States.
  10. 1868 Tuesday: The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, which grants citizenship to former slaves.
  11. 1896 Tuesday: City planners incorporate the city of Miami, Florida, on this date.
  12. 1898 Thursday: During the Spanish-American War, Spanish forces on the island of Puerto Rico surrender to U.S. forces.
  13. 1914 Tuesday: World War I began as Austro-Hungary declared war on Serbia.  A Serbian thug assassinated the Archduke Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, while they were on a good will tour in Sarajevo and the Austro-Hungarians had no choice to invade that pestilent hellhole and exact revenge.
  14. 1915 Wednesday: United States troops invade the island of Haiti and remain there until 1924.  Meanwhile, in New York City, 10,000 blacks march down 5th Avenue protesting lynchings of their fellows in the United States.
  15. 1917 Saturday: A silent parade takes place in New York City by black Americans protesting the murders of blacks in numerous race riots around the United States.
  16. 1928 Saturday: The Summer Olympics opened in Amsterdam.
  17. 1932 Thursday: Federal troops forcibly dispersed the so-called “Bonus Army” of World War I veterans who had gathered in Washington, D.C., to demand payments they were NOT scheduled to receive until 1945.
  18. 1941 Monday: The U.S. House of Representatives approved the plans for the Pentagon.   Elsewhere, future 81st U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey is born.  A Republican, Mukasey would serve under President George W. Bush from November 09, 2007, to January 20, 2009.
  19. 1942 Tuesday: At Minsk in Belorussia during World War II, the Nazis and their Axis allies murder more than 10,000 Jews contained in the city’s ghetto.  Elsewhere, L. A. Thatcher received a patent for the coin-operated mailbox, a device that stamped envelopes when a customer inserted money.
  20. 1943 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt announced the end of coffee rationing, which had limited people to one pound of coffee every five weeks since it began in November 1942.  Meanwhile, Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini resigns his position as head of the nation.  Finally, future keyboardist with Pink Floyd[i], Richard “Rick” Wright, is born in Hatch End, Middlesex, England, on this date as is future guitarist with the Electric Flag[ii], Mike Bloomfield, who is born in Chicago, Illinois.
  21. 1944 Friday: Adolf Hitler sends four divisions from the South of France to the Normandy-area battlefield.   The Fuhrer knows what his generals tried to tell him, that NORMANDY is the invasion zone, not the Pas-de-Calais.  By this point, the Allies have built up such a massive force that once they break out of the area and through the hedgerows, the road to Paris will be wide open…
  22. 1945 Saturday: A U.S. Army bomber crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building in New York City, killing 14 people and injuring many more.  Meanwhile, the Senate voted 89-2 ratifying the United Nations Charter.
  23. 1949 Thursday: Simon Kirke, future drummer of two British rock bands, Free and Bad Company[iii], was born on this date in Lambeth, London, England, as is future member of T-Rex[iv], Steve Peregrine Took who was born in in Eltham, London.  He performed guitars, bass, drums, and percussion with the famed Glam-Rock band.
  24. 1951 Saturday: The Walt Disney film, “Alice in Wonderland” hits movie theaters nationwide.
  25. 1954 Wednesday: Steve Morse—future guitarist with the British rock band, Deep Purple[v], was born on this date in Hamilton, Ohio.  He would replace such luminaries as Richie Blackmore, Tommy Bolin, and others.
  26. 1959 Tuesday: In preparation for statehood, Hawaiians voted to send the first Chinese American, Hiram L. Fong, to the U.S. Senate and the first Japanese American, Democrat Daniel K. Inouye, to the U.S. House of Representatives.
  27. 1965 Wednesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson orders 50,000 more U.S. troops to Vietnam, which increased the number of personnel stationed there from 75,000 to 125,000.  
  28. 1973 Saturday: Six-hundred-thousand people attend the Watkins Glen Summer Jam Music Festival in upstate New York.  Performing at the event were the Allman Brothers Band[vi], the Band[vii], and the Grateful Dead[viii].  
  29. 1976 Wednesday: An earthquake devastated northern China, killing at least 242,000 people according to an official estimate.
  30. 1982 Wednesday: San Francisco becomes the first city in the United States to (illegally) ban handguns.  Patriots, however, continue to carry firearms even though the law now criminalizes the action—screw San Francisco!
  31. 1984 Saturday: The Los Angeles Summer Olympics opened to the public on this date.
  32. 1989 Friday: Israeli commandoes abducted a pro-Iranian POS Shiite Muslim cleric, Sheik Abdul-Karim Obeid from his home in south Lebanon; however, as part of a prisoner swap in 2004, he gained his freedom (when the Israelis should have hung him).
  33. 1990 Saturday: Political newcomer and upset winner Alberto Fujimori was sworn in for his first term as president of Peru.
  34. 1995 Friday: A jury in Union, South Carolina, rejected the death penalty for Susan Smith, sentencing her instead to life in prison for drowning her two young sons.  Unfortunately, the worthless bitch will be eligible for parole in 2024.
  35. 1998 Tuesday: Serbian military forces seized the Kosovo town of Malisevo.   Meanwhile, in the United States, Monica Lewinsky received blanket immunity from prosecution to testify before a grand jury about her relationship with President Bill Clinton.
  36. 2002 Sunday: Nine coal miners trapped in a flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset, Pennsylvania, were rescued after 77 hours underground.
  37. 2003 Monday: Rebels in Liberia captured Buchanan, the country’s second largest city.  All hell has been breaking loose across the country formed by former U.S. slaves.
  38. 2004 Wednesday: The Democrat Party nominates John F. Kerry as its presidential candidate.  This walking, talking drooling moron would stagger on like Lurch from the Adams Family and go down in smoking defeat.  However, the Democrats would screech like the wimps they are that the ‘election was fraudulent and that the Republicans stole it.’
  39. 2005 Thursday: Sadly, a lab in Canada specializing in DNA shares some sad news with the world today: hair samples supposedly yanked from an encounter with a sasquatch turn out to be from nothing more than a bison.  Damn!
  40. 2006 Friday: Actor-director Mel Gibson went into an anti-Semitic tirade as he was being arrested in Malibu on suspicion of drunken driving; Gibson later apologized and was sentenced to probation and alcohol treatment.
  41. 2007 Saturday: Leave it to President George W. Bush to be up to no good yet again: he is pressuring congress to pass a bill that will permit BIG BROTHER to expand the list of surveillance targets so that government can monitor everyone and everything.  WTF is wrong with you, George?
  42. 2008 Monday: President George W. Bush received Pakistan’s new Prime Minister, Yousef Raza Gillani, at the White House, praising him as a dependable partner in confronting terrorism.  Elsewhere, four suicide bombers believed to be women struck a Shiite pilgrimage in Baghdad and a Kurdish protest rally in northern Iraq, killing at least 57 people and wounding nearly 300.    
  43. 2009 Tuesday: The Senate Judiciary Committee approved Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be the U.S. Supreme Court’s first Hispanic justice, over nearly solid Republican opposition.  Meanwhile, anti-abortion activist Scott Roeder pleaded NOT GUILTY in Wichita, Kan., to killing late-term abortion provider George Tiller aka “The Baby Killer.”  Roeder later was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.
  44. 2010 Wednesday: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of California, responds to a fiscal state of emergency by requiring most state employees to take three days of unpaid leave per month.  Elsewhere, as Arizona plans to begin implementing SB 1070 which will allow all law enforcement officers to ask the citizenship status of people they pull over or stop on the street, federal Judge Susan Bolton slaps a stop order on it.  Besides requiring law enforcement to check the status, it also requires illegal aliens to carry identification and to present it to all law enforcement requested.  Damned Obama administration. 
  45. 2011 Thursday: Astronomers identify a Trojan asteroid orbiting on the same path as the Earth around the Sun; it poses no danger to Earth because it sits in a gravitational ‘sweet spot’.  Meanwhile, as the Obama administration continues its fight to get the debt ceiling raised so it can continue its out-of-control spending spree, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, RINO-OH, puts the kibosh on a vote on the floor to do just that.  He says, ‘maybe tomorrow.’  Democrats are going berserk.
  46. 2012 Saturday: The U-550, a sunken German U-Boat, is discovered off the cost of Massachusetts.  Elsewhere, the Syrian army launches an armored assault against jihadist elements controlling the key town of Aleppo.  Meanwhile, clashes between rival ethnic groups in southern Ethiopia led to at least 18 deaths and another 12 poor souls injured.
  47. 2013 Sunday: In Mali, voters go to the polls on this date to select new leaders.  Elsewhere, Pope Francis’ historic trip to his home continent of South America ended after a marathon week in Brazil.  Meanwhile, an armed thug stole a $136 million diamond collection from a jewelry show at the Carlton International Hotel in Cannes, France.  
  48. 2014 Monday: In the United States, the Obama administration announces that the Russians through the test-firing of a new type of cruise missile have violated the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty; Vladimir Putin asserts ‘No such thing occurred.’  Meanwhile, Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk, 93, the last surviving member of the Enola Gay crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, died in Stone Mountain, Ga., on this date.
  49. 2015 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, Barack Obama becomes the first U.S. president to address the African Union, which includes 54 nations as members; the president emphasized the importance of growing economies, reducing corruption, increasing education, gay rights, and instituting democracy.
  50. 2016 Thursday:  News hits the cycle that the cops involved in the death of Freddie Gray, a well-known thug in Baltimore, are not going to face any charges.   Elsewhere, at the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton accepts the nomination of her party for president.  Speakers at tonight’s big fiesta include Governor John Hickenlooper, DS-CO, Governor Tom Wolf, DS-PA, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo, DS-NY, Governor Mark Dayton, DS-MN, former first daughter and dimwit, Chelsea Clinton, and other notables.  Meanwhile, President Barack Hussein Obama calls on his fellow Democrats to support Hillary Rodham Clinton.
  51. 2017 Friday:  In the U.S. Senate, the GOP attempted to repeal Obamacare via a ‘skinny vote’ yet Sen. John McCain, a Republican, joins the Democrats to vote the measure down, final vote 51-49.  What a POS.  Barack Hussein Obama[ix] beat Sen. McCain like an old drum on Election Day in 2016, belittled him over the years, and yet, the old war horse- hating Donald Trump as much as he does- voted to keep the signature legislation of his political enemy.  Damned flipping RINOS!  Meanwhile, President Trump appoints General John Kelly his new chief-of-staff. [x]  
  52. 2018 Saturday: Having burnt more than 80,000 acres in its path, the out-of-control Carr Fire reaches Redding, California, claiming at least 5 lives, injuring countless others, and destroying numerous properties.  The liberal Democrats screech “GLOBAL WARMING!” yet everyone knows it is poor forest management as stipulated by the Democratic Party as well as their loathness about building dams and constructing water reclamation projects.
  53. 2019 Sunday: The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, is outed as the first guest editor at the United Kingdom version of Vogue Magazine, the first guest in 103 years.  She would bear partial responsibility with her husband, Prince Harry, for damaging the British Royal Family.  That is what you get when you marry an American skank.
  54. 2020 Tuesday: Much to the delight of their uber-left base, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee overseeing ‘oversight’ on the Dept. of Justice rip U.S. Attorney-General Bill Barr a new one by asking questions and then disallowing the AG to answer them properly.  The amount of political grandstanding was absolutely horrible but then, those are the Democratic-Socialists who are destroying our country.  GOP committee members did their best to even the score but that becomes impossible when there are more, angry, hateful Dems on the committee than Republicans.  Elsewhere, “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s Prevagen must be working because after giving a speech, he even answered some questions, going off-script several times but not quite as much as we are generally used to seeing so either his handlers were putting in answers to pre-asked questions or the former vice president had a brief moment of lucidity.  He promised to make his VP choice known next week.
  55. 2020 Tuesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 16,660,138 confirmed cases, UP by 263,184 cases, 658,813 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,911 deaths, and 9,699,116 confirmed recoveries, UP by 186,555 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,426,281 confirmed cases, UP by 58,202 new cases, 151,374 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,175 new deaths, and 2,151,219 confirmed recoveries, UP by 841,971 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries seems somewhat impossible as every day, the listed number of recoveries is extremely low.  Perhaps more states have reported recoveries yet if you look at the breakdown of the states, far fewer have reported so something is going on…).   
  56. 2020 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 466,550 confirmed cases, 8,518 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,757 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,205 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 54,205 confirmed cases, 1,548 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 412,878 confirmed number of cases, 25,126 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the honest numbers you suck-eyed blowfish, especially of the senior citizens you have killed.  Shame on you.    
  57. 2020 Tuesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,378.28, DOWN 205.49 points (-0.77%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,402.09, DOWN 134.18 points (-1.27%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,218.44, DOWN 20.97 points (-0.65%).  The price of GOLD is $1,948.70 per troy oz., +4.50 (+0.21%) while the price of SILVER is $24.33 per troy ounce, +0.03 (+0.12%).  The price of PLATINUM is $974.50 per troy oz, -11.70 (-1.19%) while the price of COPPER is $2.91 per pound, -0.0055 (-0.19%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.05 per barrel, +0.01 (+0.02%).
  58. 2021 Wednesday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 196,613,852 confirmed cases, +631,620, 4,202,371 confirmed deaths, +10,014 and 178,003,762 confirmed recoveries, +361,403.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,467,137 confirmed cases, UP 114,214 from yesterday’s reporting, 628,056 confirmed deaths, UP 705,[xi] and 29,598,755 confirmed recoveries, UP 20,860.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xii]  
  59. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 309,614 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 94,464 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  60. 2021 Wednesday 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: 3,932,008 confirmed cases, 64,331 confirmed deaths, and 2,095,763 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,579,701 confirmed cases, 38,840 confirmed deaths, and 2,285,522 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,069 confirmed cases, 532 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 471,802 confirmed cases, 6,144 confirmed deaths, and 229,976 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Indiana: they have 768,624 confirmed cases, 13,993 confirmed deaths, and 735,115 confirmed recoveries. [xiii]    
  61. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 867,240 confirmed cases, 6,462 confirmed deaths, and 845,831 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Channel Islands, 162nd area on the list: 8,926 cases of the virus, 86 confirmed deaths and 5,831 confirmed recoveries. [xiv]     
  62. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,930.93, DOWN 127.59 points (-0.36%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,762.58, UP 102.01 points (+0.70%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,400.64, DOWN 0.82 points (-0.019%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.41 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.03%).  The price of GOLD is $1,807.20 per troy oz., +7.50 (+0.42%) while the price of SILVER is $25.07 per troy ounce, +0.19 (+0.76%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,067.50 per troy oz, +9.40 (+0.89%) while the price of COPPER is $4.48 per pound, -0.01 (-0.11%).[xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,631.80 per troy oz, +2.48 (+0.09%).[xvi] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $752,500.00 per troy oz., +32,500.00 (+4.52%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,523.00 per troy oz., +36.50 (+1.47%). [xvii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Gibraltar Pound, one greenback equals 0.72 and in Guatemalan Quetzal, a buck equals 7.74 and in Guinean Franc, one dollar equals 9,711.00 of theirs. [xviii]        
  63. 2021 Wednesday 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 $4.336 per gallon, $2.978 in Florida, $4.087 in Hawaii, and $3.839 in Washington state. [xix]    Let’s look at one other location- Illinois: $3.395.  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- Mali: $4.572 per U.S. Gallon.[xx]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,575,821,402,785 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 which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Netherlands, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Israel with $49 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  64. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, by our count, today is Day No. 127 for the purported ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the unmitigated disaster along our southern border and to have done absolutely NOTHING about it other than to say some stupid stuff here and then begin cackling like a rural crow.  It’s also Day No. 33 since her one and only visit to the border to view the crisis firsthand.  What an embarrassment to not only the country but to the entire flipping world.   Next, here are the numbers as presented by Pro-Freedom One America News: first, here is the cost this day for caring for the invaders: $584,652,608.  Second, here is the cost for caring for the alien invaders this year: $228,529,913,856.  Third, here is the number of illegal aliens who swept across the border just this year: 2,342,248.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE number of illegals estimated to be lurking within the shadows of the United States as we speak: 36,342,248.  Note- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has said from our inception back in the early spring of 2009 that the numbers THEN were around 35-50 million illegal aliens whereas now, we believe the numbers are closer to 75-to-100 million frigging illegal aliens.  Round them up, brand them, and then deport every single flipping one of the scoundrels back to the s—hole countries from whence they came.  NOW.  (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).
  65. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– The moron governor of California- Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom- struggling to keep his job- today granted Medi-Cal insurance to ALL illegal aliens in the state over the age of 50 which is around 250,000 of them at taxpayer costs.  We hope to get you out of office and then begin rounding this refuse up and sending it back to whence it came.  Bastards.
  66. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Imprisoned freedom fighter Alexei Navalny is urging ALL Russians to mobilize ahead of the September elections.   In other news, the fifth high-ranking Cuban military officer or politician has mysteriously died.  They must have been standing with the Cuban people against the totalitarian, communist government.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms are courting the Taliban so they can come into the hellhole of a country and rape it of its natural resources while constructing their Belt and Road communist takeover project.  (We hope the Chi-Coms become embroiled in yet another war in the so-called ‘graveyard of empires’ for at least 40 years- it would serve them right).   In other overseas news, for some unknown reason, Joe Biden is imposing NEW SANCTIONS on Syria.  Uh, okay.  WHY?  They are NOT our problem.
  67. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The National Football League is going to require vaccinated players to wear RED wristbands and unvaccinated players to wear YELLOW wristbands (while terminating coaches and staff who won’t get the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines).   In other Chi-Vi news, the U.S. House of Representatives physician, Dr. Brian Monahan, a Pelosi hack, has ordered EVERYONE to wear masks in the House.  NO exceptions.  Meanwhile, so-called ‘rare’ BREAKTHROUGH cases of the Chi-Vi are slamming into fully vaccinated citizens, something mumbling, stumbling old ‘Cho-Mo Joe’ Biden says is ‘impossible.’    
  68. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– In other Xi Jinping Bat Flu news, vaccinated U.S. travelers won’t have to quarantine upon arrival in Great Britain. Wow.  Elsewhere, New York City Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio gave up on giving people a free bag of French fries and is now offering $100 to anyone who will go out and get vaccinated.  F**k him.  Elsewhere, intelligent politicians and medical professionals have pointed out that the rates of hospitalizations for the China Virus are a better indicator as to how bad the ongoing pandemic is which means it is NOT as bad as what the Democrats are pushing because fewer people are being hospitalized for the Kung Flu.  Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci says he’s ‘not flipflopped, no, the virus has changed.’  Elsewhere, Dr. Alan Dershowitz, famed legal scholar, author, and professor said to Newsmax that the ‘courts will likely back COVID-19 vaccination mandates.’  Scary.  MARK OF THE BEAST to be sure… (Interesting note- Forbes Magazine reports that there are 40 NEW BILLIONAIRES who have become fabulously wealthy from the Chi-Com lab-generated pandemic).
  69. 2021 Wednesday K: Health and Medical Alerts– Meanwhile, as more images of COVID-19-infected illegal aliens appear across the country, more and more Americans on all sides of the political aisle are growing increasingly angrier.  There are reports of sick illegals being dumped all across the U.S.- most notably in RED states and cities- and left in the streets.  There, they spread not only the Wuhan Virus but other foul and detestable diseases that can or are causing a national health emergency.  A national reckoning is coming and it’s coming soon and with House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s margin being slashed to just THREE with the election of Republican Jake Ellzey, R-TX 6th congressional district, we hope that reckoning is coming and it’s coming soon.
  70. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News I– Top Democrats are encouraging brain-dead Joe Biden to negate $50,000 loan debt per student borrower.  This is more money the federal government is going to borrow from the Chi-Coms.  Talk about a National Security issue.  Man, oh, man.   In other news, the new DEATH TAX the Democratic-Socialist Party is proposing could cost 1 million jobs and $1 trillion of U.S. GDP over the next 10 years.  WTF is wrong with these SOBs?   In other news, Senate Republicans have agreed to $1 trillion in infrastructure spending. 
  71. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News II– Former Rep. Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district, said of House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, that she ‘stacked the January 06, 2021 (sham) select committee’ with a bunch of party apparatchiks and RINO Republicans.  Speaking of Mumbles, Rep. Chip Roy, R-TX 21st congressional district, lit up the House speaker over her demand that everyone wear masks while allowing millions of illegals into the country and then distributing them across the United States without masks and COVID-19 tests.  WTF is up with that?
  72. 2021 Wednesday N: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– An imbecile named Thomas Patrick Connally Jr. was charged in a Maryland federal court with threatening to murder Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and his family as well as the National Institute of Health director, Dr. Francis Collins.  Apparently, the bonehead was sending threatening emails to Dr. Fauci, Dr. Collins, and to others and now must pay the piper.  There are always some in every crowd.  We would never call for anyone to be attacked, assaulted, raped, robbed, or beaten.  Like Democrats, we might participate in schadenfreude as do the Dems and frankly, millions of their supporters, we would never encourage any illegal act, even when we jokingly talk about ‘lead to the back of the head’ in the Annual Lavrentiy Beria contests.  It’s all for a hoot.  In other crime news, BIG DEMOCRAT donor (and big friend of the Clintons) Ed Buck from West Hollywood, California, was convicted on all nine counts of giving methamphetamine to young black men for sex, two of whom died.  Wow.   Finally, in Joe Biden’s America, convicted pedophile and rapist Dr. Larry Nassar received COVID-19 stimulus checks but has yet to pay restitution to his victims.  ONLY in Joe Biden’s America…speaking of Joe’s America, the Department of Justice is dropping investigations into nursing home deaths in Michigan and New York.
  73. 2021 Wednesday O: Big Tech News– Apple beats fiscal Q3 earnings expectations.  Likewise, Alphabet- the parent company of Google- is reporting surging ad revenues.   Speaking of Google, they are delaying the return of employees to their office while mandating ALL employees get one of the Chi-Vi vaccines before they do or to find another job.
  74. 2021 Wednesday P: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– Sadly, today, famed bassist and vocalist with the ‘Little ole Band from Texas’- ZZ Top- Dusty Hill died in his sleep this morning at the age of 72.  He died in Houston, Texas, and his death was reported by his two band mates, Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard.  According to his wishes, the band will continue to perform their fiery brand of Texas-Deep South Blues.  God bless you, Dusty, have a glorious afterlife!
  75. 2021 Wednesday Q: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3581 what with a $11 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 20, 24, 32, 35, 39, and Mega 25.  Out of 85,662 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $7,862 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Valero, Salinas, CA 93906; (2) Smart & Final in Goleta, CA 93117; (3) Raley’s in Sacramento, CA 95826; and (4) Shell in Palmdale, CA 93551.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #867 with a jackpot of $186 million up for grabs: 25, 30, 53, 59, 60, and Powerball 05.  Stick around for the results.  Update: Out of 77,278 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $10,200.
  76. 2022 Thursday: California’s incredibly stupid governor, pretty boy Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, has bitten off far more than his pursy little lips can chew: he has launched ads against Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida and Greg Abbott of Texas.  For some reason known only to his petulant little mind, Governor Newsom seems to believe he has a record on which to run.  Wrong!  His record is one of failure and the ONLY reason he survived his recall election is because the GOP did not get behind any of his opponents seeking to unseat the little prick.  I have said it before and will say it yet again: California is not a LOST state.  We are a state waiting to explode.  IF only the GOP would come in here and help us push Brian Dahle across the finish line, we could get this bum out of office.  Perhaps if the GOP won’t do it, we cannot wait to see the ads the governors of Texas and Florida are going to launch at him come late October.  Going to be some grisly but hilarious s**t, we expect.  Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0905 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Canyon Land.”  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 Beach Boys record label released “Carl and the Passions- So Tough” and “Holland” on one compact disc on April 21, 2003.  Here is the overview of each: 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).  Next, here is the overview of “Holland”:  The next album from the Beach Boys- “Holland”- came out on January 08, 1973 and was one of their best.  The band at this time had abandoned the West Coast for the Atlantic coast- in Holland- and produced some stunning material.  The lineup once again 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).  Every tune on this album is excellent.  For less than $20, you can add not one but two albums to your collection in one shot.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began offering the musi of Pink Floyd beginning on Monday, 20-April-2020 through Sunday, 12-July-2020.  This included not only the band’s music but also that of all five members- Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Rick Wright, and Nicky Mason.

[ii] Not sure when exactly we will present the music of Elvin Bishop along with Electric Flag and Buddy Miles.

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

[iv] We hope to promote the music of this famous British band, T-Rex, sometime within the next five years.

[v] 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.

[vi] When we present the music of the Allman Brothers Band, we will present the music of Gov’t Mule.  Stay tuned for further developments.

[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 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.

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

[x] We would come to learn later that Gen. John Kelly was a dishonorable man who worked against the Trump agenda instead of working to help his boss.  The man is a disgraceful swamp creature and should spend the rest of his days living in shame.

[xi] 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)

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

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

[xiv] 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)

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

[xvi] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

185. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 04, 2022

1910 Monday A: Meanwhile- in Reno, Nevada, in what was billed as “The Fight of the Century,” black world heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson defeated white former champ James J. Jeffries via a TKO at the 2:20 minute mark of Round 15 in a scheduled 45-round championship bout. Johnson retained the world heavyweight boxing title and put his record to 50-5-10-3. As for Jeffries, his record went to 19-1-2-2 with the loss and proved to be his final fight.

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185. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 04, 2022:

Independence Day- Happy Birthday, America!  Long may she survive, let us make it to the end of our long national nightmare on January 20, 2025!

Presidents John Adams—Thomas Jefferson—(and U.S. Secretary of War) James Monroe, and Calvin Coolidge; Vice President Hannibal Hamlin; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Melville Fuller; U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Franklin Butler; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Walter L. Fisher; U.S. Secretary of State and U.S. Secretary of War William L. Marcy; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury George M. Bibb; the Animals featuring Dave Rowberry, Blondie featuring Nigel Harrison, Canned Heat featuring Alan Wilson, Electric Flag featuring Harvey Brooks, Fleetwood Mac featuring Jeremy Spencer, Foo Fighters featuring William Goldsmith, INXS featuring Kirk Pengilly, and “Give Peace a Chance” by the Plastic Ono Band:

  1. 1415 Tuesday: The reign of the 205th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XII ends on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on November 30, 1406.  From today until November 11, 1417, no legitimate pope was elected, sort of like how in 2022, the American people are struggling through an illegitimate Biden-Harris regime.
  2. 1453 Monday: At Breslau, Germany, 41 Jewish martyrs are burned at the stake.
  3. 1776 Thursday: The amended Declaration of Independence, prepared by Thomas Jefferson, was approved, and signed by John Hancock, the President of the Continental Congress in America.
  4. 1796 Monday: The first Independence Day celebration takes place in the United States.  The American people were so patriotic, the celebrations intense, unlike the collapsing country of 2022 when entire generations have been indoctrinated to hate their country and to celebrate all things left-wing, perverse, and disgusting.
  5. 1802 Sunday: The United States Military Academy officially opened at West Point, New York.
  6. 1803 Monday: The Louisiana Purchase was announced in newspapers.  The U.S. purchased the property from France for $15 million or 4 cents an acre.  Meanwhile, the “Corps of Discovery,” led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, began the exploration of the territory on May 14, 1804.
  7. 1817 Friday: Construction began on the Erie Canal to connect Lake Erie and the Hudson River.  The middle section of the waterway required three years to complete; the entire canal was finished in 1825.
  8. 1826 Tuesday: The second President of the United States—John Adams—as well as the third President of the United States—Thomas Jefferson[i]—died on this date.  Jefferson died in Charlottesville, Virginia, at age 83 while Adams died in Quincy, Massachusetts at age 90.  Prior to becoming president, he also served the nation as its first official secretary of state, serving under President George Washington from March 22, 1790, to December 31, 1793.
  9. 1831 Monday: The fifth president of the United States—James Monroe—died on this date in New York City, N.Y. at age 73.  He also served the nation as its eighth secretary of war.  He served under President James Madison from September 27, 1814, to March 02, 1815, and then became president.
  10. 1838 Wednesday: The 12th U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Franklin Butler left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren from November 15, 1833, until today. 
  11. 1844 Thursday: The 17th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury George M. Bibb assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents John Tyler and James K. Polk from today until March 07, 1845. 
  12. 1845 Friday: American writer Henry David Thoreau began his two-year experiment in simple living at Walden Pond, near Concord, Massachusetts.
  13. 1848 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., developers lay the cornerstone of the Washington Memorial.  
  14. 1857 Saturday: In Ballston Spa, New York, former 21st U.S. Secretary of State William L. Marcy died.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Franklin Pierce from March 07, 1853, to March 06, 1857.  As 20th U.S. Secretary of War, he Served under President James K. Polk from March 06, 1845, to March 04, 1849.
  15. 1862 Friday: In Wheeling, Virginia, future 25th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Walter L. Fisher is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President William Howard Taft from March 13, 1911, to March 05, 1913.
  16. 1863 Saturday: The Civil War Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, ended as Confederate forces surrendered to the Union troops.  Meanwhile, General Robert E. Lee’s troops begin their withdrawal from Gettysburg.
  17. 1872 Thursday: Future 30th President of the United States—Republican Calvin Coolidge—is born on this date in Plymouth Notch, Vermont.  Prior to becoming president, he served as vice president under President Warren G. Harding as the 29th vice president of the country.
  18. 1881 Monday: Booker T. Washington establishes Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.
  19. 1886 Sunday: The first rodeo in America took place Prescott, Arizona.
  20. 1891 Saturday: The 15th Vice President of the United States March 04, 1861-March 04, 1865, under President Abraham Lincoln—Republican Hannibal Hamlin—died on this date in Bangor, Maine, at age 81.
  21. 1892 Monday: On this date, San Diego inaugurated the first double-checked streetcar service.
  22. 1894 Wednesday: The Republic of Hawaii is proclaimed with Sanford B. Dole (of Dole Pineapple) as its president.
  23. 1906 Wednesday: Great Britain, France, and Italy grant independence to Ethiopia.
  24. 1910 Monday: In Sorrento, Maine, the 50th U.S. Supreme Court and 8th Chief Justice of the United States- Melville Fuller- died on this date.  President Grover Cleveland nominated Fuller to fill the seat of Chief Justice Morrison Waite; Fuller served on the nation’s high court from July 20, 1888, to July 04, 1910. 
  25. 1910 Monday A: Meanwhile- in Reno, Nevada, in what was billed as “The Fight of the Century,” black world heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson defeated white former champ James J. Jeffries via a TKO at the 2:20 minute mark of Round 15 in a scheduled 45-round championship bout.  Johnson retained the world heavyweight boxing title and put his record to 50-5-10-3.  As for Jeffries, his record went to 19-1-2-2 with the loss and proved to be his final fight.
  26. 1911 Tuesday: At Nashua, New Hampshire, a state record for the hottest day is set as temperatures hit 106°F.
  27. 1912 Thursday: The 48-star American flag recognizing New Mexico’s statehood was adopted.  Elsewhere, a train wreck near Corning, New York, claimed 39 lives.
  28. 1917 Wednesday: During a ceremony in Paris honoring the French hero of the American Revolution, U.S. Army Lt. Col. Charles E. Stanton, an aide to Maj. Gen. John J. “Blackjack” Pershing, declared, “Lafayette, we are here!”  
  29. 1934 Wednesday: Boxer Joe Louis won his first professional fight.  
  30. 1939 Tuesday: Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees delivered his famous farewell speech in which, he called himself the “luckiest man in the world.”
  31. 1940 Thursday: Dave Rowberry, the man who replaced Alan Price in the English rock band, the Animals[ii], and played with them from 1965-1966 and again from 1999-2003 was born in in Mapperley, England, on this date.
  32. 1941 Friday: Latvians joining the Nazi and Axis cause in the early days of Operation Barbarossa, capture and execute 416 Jews.  Meanwhile, the Yugoslav politburo undergoes reorganization with Tito coming out on top.
  33. 1942 Saturday: The first U.S. Army Air Force bombing raid over Nazi-occupied Europe happens on this date during World War II.
  34. 1943 Sunday: Alan Wilson, vocalist, and guitarist with the rock band Canned Heat[iii] is born on this date in Arlington, Massachusetts.  Over the span of his short life, he would be celebrated as one of the all-time greatest slide guitarists and harpists (mouth harp, that is).  His vocal style was also quite unique and between him and Bob “The Bear” Hite, Canned Heat would be a powerhouse band for a decade.  The group continues to this day with drummer Fito De La Parra being the driving force.  
  35. 1944 Tuesday: The first Japanese Kamikaze attacks against the U.S. fleet anchored off Iwo Jima takes place during World War II.  Meanwhile, in the USA, future bassist with the rock band, Electric Flag [iv]—Harvey Brooks—is born on this date in Manhattan, N.Y.
  36. 1946 Thursday: The Philippines achieved full independence for the first time in over four-hundred years.
  37. 1948 Sunday: Jeremy Spencer, one of the original guitarists of British rock band Fleetwood Mac[v] is born on this date in Hartlepool, County Durham, England.  He would perform with the band for several years before jumping ship to join a religious cult. 
  38. 1958 Friday: Kirk Pengilly, future member of the Australian rock band, INXS [vi], (guitars/saxophones/vocals 1977-2012), is born in that nation on today’s date in Kew, Victoria, Australia.
  39. 1959 Saturday: America’s 49-star flag recognizing Alaskan statehood was officially unfurled.
  40. 1960 Monday: America’s 50-star flag, recognizing Hawaiian statehood, was officially unfurled.
  41. 1964 Saturday: The Beach Boys’ “I Get Around” reaches #1.[vii]
  42. 1966 Monday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson signs the Freedom of Information Act.
  43. 1969 Friday: The Plastic Ono Band[viii] releases the song, “Give Peace a Chance” in the United Kingdom.
  44. 1972 Tuesday: In Seattle, Washington, future early drummer with the rock band, Foo Fighters[ix] 1994-1997, William Goldsmith is born.  He would also play with a band called Sunny Day Real Estate, among others.
  45. 1976 Sunday: Israeli commandoes raided the airport at Entebbe, Uganda, rescuing almost all the crew and passengers of an Air France jetliner seized by pro- Palestinian hijackers.
  46. 1977 Monday: Nigel Harrison replaces Gary Valentine as the bassist of the rock group, Blondie[x].
  47. 1980 Friday: While pitching for the Houston Astros, Nolan Ryan becomes the 4th Major League Baseball pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters.  In a game against the Cincinnati Reds, Ryan strikes out Caesar Geronimo to achieve this amazing MLB milestone. 
  48. 1982 Sunday: The Space Shuttle Columbia concluded its fourth and final test flight with a smooth landing at Edwards Air Force Base in eastern Kern County. 
  49. 1987 Saturday: “The Butcher of Lyon” Nazi Klaus Barbie receives the sentence of life in prison for the crimes he committed in their city during World War II.   He died in September 1991.
  50. 1997 Friday: The Mars Pathfinder, an unmanned spacecraft, landed on Mars.  A rover named Sojourner then deployed to the planet to gather data about the surface of the planet.  Meanwhile, CBS newsman Charles Kuralt died in New York at age 62.
  51. 2009 Saturday: After eight years of closure due to the attacks of September 11, 2001, and renovations, the crown atop the Statue of Liberty reopens to the public.  Amazing!
  52. 2010 Sunday: An Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for allegedly committing adultery takes place on this date; Iranian human rights activist Mina Ahadi attempts to stop this barbaric act but fails.
  53. 2011 Monday: Author J. K. Rowling—creator of the Harry Potter series among others—ends her 15-year working relationship with her agent, Christopher Little.
  54. 2012 Wednesday: In the Galilee region of northern Israel in an ancient synagogue, archaeologists uncover a coin bearing the likeness of the Biblical Sampson with an inscription in Hebrew.
  55. 2013 Thursday: Deep in the jungles of Brazil, researchers discover a new, heretofore unknown species of lizard no more than the size of a coin and weighing less than one gram.  Elsewhere, Egypt’s interim president, Adly Mansour, was sworn in following the ouster of Mohammed Morsi, the Islamist leader and friend of President Barack Hussein Obama overthrown by the military after just one year in office.  Finally, on the Fourth of July, a wave of shootings occur across Chicago as 12 people are shot dead and at least another 60 are wounded to varying degrees.  Yet, NO one ever talks about the black-on-black genocide occurring in the Windy City because Democrats have controlled the city since the early 1930s.  WTF!
  56. 2014 Friday: The European Banking Authority cautions banks against accepting or trading in virtual currencies such as Bitcoin until the European Commission can find a way to regulate such transactions; regulators cited the risk of fraud and money laundering.
  57. 2015 Saturday: UNESCO has added new sites to its World Heritage list, including the regions of Champagne and Burgundy in France, both Susa and the cultural setting of Maiman in Iran, and the Singapore Botanical Gardens, among others.
  58. 2016 Monday: NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully enters the orbit of the gas giant planet, Jupiter. 
  59. 2017 Tuesday: The United States confirmed that North Korea had launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, as the North had boasted, and the U.S. and South Korea had feared.  Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called it a “new escalation of the threat” to the U.S.
  60. 2018 Wednesday: British police said two Britons who fell critically ill in the town of Amesbury were exposed to nerve agent Novichok, the same material used to poison a former Russian spy in a nearby area months earlier.  Meanwhile, in the “Bastion of Freedom” Hong Kong, their top court rules that homosexual couples are entitled to the same rights as heterosexual couples.  Of course, this drives the communists on the mainland insane. 
  61. 2019 Thursday: Near the town of Ridgecrest, California, in northeastern Kern County, home of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, a 6.4 earthquake- the largest in the state in 20 years- slams the desert community.   Meanwhile, the United Nations points its impotent finger at Venezuela, accusing the socialist-communist nation where Chavismo reigns supreme of using death squads and an agenda of terror to keep the population subdued.   The world body points to the fact that in 2018, at least 5,287 people lost their lives at the hands of the police and their communist Cuban goon squad, supposedly for ‘resisting arrest.’  IF the world body is so concerned, do what the hell the civilized nations and the Soviet Union created the world body to do, to stop this kind of crap by mobilizing troops and sending them there to topple the government of bus driver President Nicolas Maduro.  Do it NOW!  Elsewhere, in Washington, D.C., President Donald J. Trump holds a “Salute to America” celebration with U.S. military personnel, tanks on the Washington Mall so people can view military equipment for which their tax dollars pay as well as various military aircraft doing flyovers.  It was awesome to witness although the Democrats were weeping and wailing over the fact that ‘Trump used the military to promote an authoritarian agenda.’  [xi]
  62. 2020 Saturday: Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the Chinese Flu, you know, the Chinese “gift” that won’t stop giving, statistics for today: 11,093,182 confirmed cases, UP 219,036, 525,491 confirmed deaths, UP 4,136, and 5,890,052 confirmed recoveries, UP 122,642.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 2,859,696 confirmed cases, UP 63,604 new cases, 131,549 confirmed deaths, UP 693, and 864,996 confirmed recoveries, UP 81,23.  Next, 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: 248,235 confirmed cases, 6,263 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: 975 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 754 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 34,919 confirmed cases, 1,352 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t list the number of confirmed recoveries.
  63. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 184,536,696 confirmed cases, +295,480, 3,992,812 confirmed deaths, +5,434 and 168,882,546 confirmed recoveries, +270,724.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,592,076 confirmed cases, UP 3,900 from yesterday’s reporting, 621,293 confirmed deaths, UP 38,[xii] and 29,096,818 confirmed recoveries, UP 9,397.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xiii]  
  64. 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 303,387 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 156,262 deaths  
  65. 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: 3,821,425 confirmed cases, 63,759 confirmed deaths, and 2,074,729 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,382,980 confirmed cases, 37,985 confirmed deaths, and 2,215,966 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,995 confirmed cases, 518 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 454,759 confirmed cases, 5,987 confirmed deaths, and 226,690 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Vermont: they have 24,419 confirmed cases, 258 confirmed deaths, and 24,027 confirmed recoveries. [xiv]  
  66. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 842,969 confirmed cases, 6,428 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 834,051 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- French Polynesia, 137th country on the list: 19,011 cases of the virus, 142 confirmed deaths and 18,855 confirmed recoveries. [xv]     
  67. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,786.35, UP 152.82 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,693.33, UP 116.95 points (+0.81%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,352.34, UP 32.40 points (+0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $75.19 per barrel, +0.03 (+0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,787.70 per troy oz., +4.40 (+0.25%) while the price of SILVER is $26.60 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.35%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,089.60 per troy oz, +1.90 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, +0.00 (+0.07%). [xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,785.54 per troy oz, +21.67 (+0.78%). [xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,500.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-2.99%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., +20,500.00 (+3.49%). [xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.78.     In Swiss Franc, one greenback equals 0.92 and in Syrian Pound, a buck equals 2,510.00 and in Taiwan Dollar, one dollar equals 27.90 of theirs. [xix]        
  68. 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 $4.299 per gallon, $3.011 in Florida, $4.021 in Hawaii, and $3.797 in Washington state. [xx]    Let’s look at one other location- South Dakota: $3.053.  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- Ukraine: $4.113 per U.S. Gallon. [xxi] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,483,147,227,019 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xxii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Australia, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is ALL OTHERS with $215 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position.
  69. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 103 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and her ninth day since her first and last visit to the vicinity of the border.   The catastrophe continues by the day.  Here are the numbers as reported by One America News[xxiii] regarding this unnecessary disaster: (1) Cost this Day of caring for the illegal aliens suckling at the teats of the American taxpayers: $575,203,072.  Next, (2) Total Cost this Year of caring for the massive amount of parasitical invaders: $202,219,094,016.  Imagine what good that money could do for the American people?  Moving on, (3) Numbers of Illegals who have crossed into the United States since January 21: 2,072,583.  Finally, (4) Total Numbers of Illegal Aliens estimated to be in the U.S.: 36,072,584.  Folks, this last number is an extreme conservative number.  We at the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics estimated the numbers back when our blog began in 2009 as then being 35-50 million whereas now, we believe there are between 75-100 million illegals roaming about the country.  (Note- we would encourage everyone to watch the original “Red Dawn” movie starring Patrick Swayze.  You will see something utterly amazing in that movie when Powers Boothe tells the Wolverines how the invasion of the United States began).
  70. 2022 Monday: Happy Fourth of July, Independence Day, the ONLY Independence Day in the United States.  Stick around to see if anything is going on today, like a Chi-Com first strike on Washington, D.C.  Everyone knows old Joe is down in the basement spanking the wank, you know, ‘pulling a Toobin.’  Senile old coots like that sort of thing…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0881 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Seagulls at Sunset.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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Friends, Capitol Records has to be one of the most innovative record labels for repackaging the same material over and over and over and over ad infinitum.  The next Beach Boys release is “The Greatest Hits Volume One- 20 Good Vibrations” which came out on April 04, 1995.  The cuts include (1) “Surfin’ Safari” (2) “Surfin’ USA” (3) “Surfer Girl” (4) “Little Deuce Coupe” (5) “Be True to Your School” (6) “Fun, Fun, Fun” (7) “I Get Around” (8) “Shut Down” (9) “Dance, Dance, Dance” (10) “Do You Wanna Dance” (11) “Help Me, Rhonda” (12) “California Girls” (13) “Barbara Ann” (14) “Sloop John B.” (15) “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (16) “Good Vibrations” (17) “409” (18) “God Only Knows” (19) “Catch a Wave” and (20) “Kokomo.”  Capitol Records has done it yet again- repackaged a glorious collection of tunes that will delight the listeners new and old.  It’s a great album available at a variety of places so seek it out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- we think you will be extremely glad that you did.  It’s the crème de la crème of the world’s first surf-rock group.

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[i] Little would President Thomas Jefferson ever know about 190 some years later, American communists in Black Lives Matter and Antifa and other left-wing, Democrat-funded group would revile this brave founding father and American leader as an EVIL SLAVEOWNER to which we say, “F**K THEM!”  We cannot judge people of the past by those of today.  We must stop the vile communists, well-funded by George Soros, Beijing, and other leftist POS from destroying the nation’s heritage, both good and bad.  We here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM will fight tooth and nail to protect the United States and all its history.

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

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

[iv] Not sure when exactly we will present the music of Elvin Bishop along with Electric Flag and Buddy Miles.

[v] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  At the time we did so- in the earliest days of our second blog- we overlooked all of the individual solo efforts by everyone, ranging from Jeremy Spencer, Danny Kirwan, Peter Green, Bob Welch, to Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks, and Lindsey Buckingham.  We hope to rectify that fledgling error by doing an updated presentation sometime in the future.  Please stay tuned.

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

[vii] We look forward to promoting the music of the Beach Boys and the group’s individual members- Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson as well as Alan Jardine, Mike Love, Bruce Johnson, and other members- at some point.  It will be a lengthy presentation rivaling if not surpassing the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Who, and Genesis.

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

[ix] When we do the music of Nirvana, we will be doing the music of Foo Fighters, Stone Temple Pilots, Pearl Jam, Hole, and Smashing Pumpkins.  Stick around as that is going to be gloriously fun.

[x] We hope to promote the music of Blondie within the next 7-8 years.  We hope you will be with us when we do.  When we do, we will do our best to include the music of various collaborations and spin-offs from the group, seeing as how every member was extremely talented. 

[xi] To which, we say, “F**K the Democrats, stop the crying, shut your mouths, you insolent unpatriotic POS.

[xii] 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)

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

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

[xv] 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)

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

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

[xxiii] 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.

183. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 02, 2022

2010 Friday: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announces that his nation will NOT apologize to Turkey for the Gaza flotilla clash as PLO-sympathizers attempted to run the gauntlet, bring weapons into the Gaza Strip, but were stopped and turned back by Israel. He also announces that the dead and wounded would not receive any compensation from the Jewish state either.

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183. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 02, 2022:

Roswell, New Mexico Day (UFO Enthusiasts)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices William Henry Moody and Thurgood Marshall; U.S. Attorney General William Henry Moody; U.S. Secretary of Defense James R. Schlesinger; Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Bill Clements; U.S. Transportation Secretaries Ray LaHood and Anthony Foxx; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Robert Rubin and Lawrence “Larry” Summers;  Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, Blue Cheer featuring Randy Holden, the Grateful Dead, and Mountain featuring Leslie West-Felix Pappalardi-Corky Laing-and-Steve Knight:

  1. 311 Sunday: St. Militades begins his reign as the 32nd Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide his flock from today until January 10, 314.  
  2. 1687 Wednesday: King James II disbands the English Parliament.
  3. 1776 Tuesday: The Continental Congress passed a resolution saying that “these United Colonies are, and of right, ought to be free and independent states.”
  4. 1777 Wednesday: Vermont becomes the first American territory to abolish slavery.
  5. 1822 Tuesday: Thirty-five slaves go to the gallows after having participated in the Denmark Vessey slave rebellion.
  6. 1839 Tuesday: Twenty miles off the coast of Cuba, 53 rebelling African slaves led by Joseph Cinqué take over the slave ship Amistad.
  7. 1843 Sunday: During a thunderstorm in Charleston, South Carolina, an alligator falls out of the sky.
  8. 1850 Tuesday: Benjamin Lane patented a gas mask with a breathing apparatus.
  9. 1857 Thursday: New York City’s first elevated railroad officially opened for business.
  10. 1863 Thursday: The Civil War Battle of Gettysburg enters its second day as Union and Confederate troops clash for supremacy; General Robert E. Lee plans to continue marching north to put an end to the Civil War if everything goes as planned.
  11. 1864 Saturday: President Abraham Lincoln signed a measure establishing the National Statuary Hall inside the former House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol.
  12. 1865 Sunday: William Booth founds the Salvation Army.
  13. 1867 Tuesday: New York’s first elevated rail line, a single track between Battery Place and Greenwich Street went into operation on this date.
  14. 1881 Saturday: While at the Washington, D.C. railroad station, leftist Charles J. Guiteau shot President James A. Garfield; the president died the following September whereas Mr. Guiteau met his fate at the hands of the hangman in June 1882.
  15. 1890 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress passed the Sherman Antitrust Act.
  16. 1892 Saturday: The Populist Party (also known as the People’s Party) opened its first national convention in Omaha, Nebraska.
  17. 1908 Thursday: In Baltimore, Maryland, future 96th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall, Democrat, is born on this date.  President Lyndon Baines Johnson would nominate him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Tom C. Clark.  Marshall served from August 30, 1967, to October 01, 1991.
  18. 1916 Sunday: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin proclaims that ‘imperialism is caused by capitalism.’  (And ignorance causes communism).  Modern-day American Democrats still believe this claptrap and seek to drive our nation to socialism via their ranks of illegal aliens.
  19. 1917 Monday: The 60th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice William Henry Moody- Republican, appointed by President Theodore Roosevelt to fill the seat of Henry Brown- died in Haverhill, Massachusetts, on this date.  Moody served from 12-12-1906 to 11-20-1910.  Moody also served his nation as the 45th U.S. Attorney General, doing so under President Theodore Roosevelt from July 01, July 01, 1904, to December 12, 1906, when he went onto the U.S. Supreme Court.  Meanwhile, in East St. Louis, Illinois, white mobs attacked black folks killing a reported 50 people along with some whites.
  20. 1926 Friday: The U.S. Congress established the Army Air Corps on this date.
  21. 1937 Friday: Aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first round-the-world flight along the equator.
  22. 1939 Sunday: At Mount Rushmore, officials dedicated the completion of the face of President Teddy Roosevelt.
  23. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, Adolf Hitler orders the planning of Operation Sea Lion—the invasion of Great Britain.
  24. 1941 Wednesday: In the Soviet Union, the Nazis, and their allies murder 7,000 Jews at Lvov.
  25. 1943 Friday: During World War II, Lt. Charles Hall becomes the first black pilot to shoot down a German warplane.  Meanwhile, Bing Crosby and the Ken Darby Singers recorded, “Sunday, Monday or Always” for Decca Records.
  26. 1944 Sunday: American bombers—as part of Operation Gardening—dropped bombs, landmines, and leaflets on the Axis city of Budapest on this date.
  27. 1945 Monday: Future guitarist with the hard-rocking acid band, Blue Cheer[i]—Randy Holden—is born in the United States on this date.  He took the place of the original guitarist, Leigh Stephens in 1968 on “New!  Improved!  Blue Cheer!”
  28. 1947 Wednesday: An object crashed near Roswell, New Mexico.  The U.S. Army Air Force insisted it was a weather balloon, but eyewitness accounts led to speculation that it might have been an alien spacecraft.
  29. 1955 Saturday: “The Lawrence Welk Show” premiered on ABC-TV under its original title, “The Dodge Dancing Party.”
  30. 1957 Tuesday: The first submarine designed to fire guided missiles, the USS Grayback, is launched.  Submarines such as this one would keep the criminal communists of the Soviet Union trembling in their beds at night.   A few well-placed nukes in Mother Russia and the commies would be on a one-way journey to hell.
  31. 1961 Sunday: Author Ernest Hemingway shot himself to death at his home in Ketchum, Idaho.
  32. 1962 Monday: The first Wal-Mart store opens for business in Rogers, Arkansas.
  33. 1963 Tuesday: President John F. Kennedy met Pope Paul VI at the Vatican, the first meeting between a Catholic U.S. chief executive and the head of the Roman Catholic Church.
  34. 1964 Thursday: President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law.  The law made it illegal in the U.S. to discriminate against others because of race.
  35. 1967 Sunday: The United States Marine Corps launched Operation Buffalo in response to an attempt by the North Vietnamese Army to seize the Marine base at Con Thien.
  36. 1969 Wednesday: Leslie West and Felix Pappalardi form the rock group, Mountain[ii], with Corky Laing and Steve Knight.
  37. 1972 Sunday: India and Pakistan sign a peace treaty.
  38. 1973 Monday: Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Bill Clements left office on this date and his replacement- the 12th U.S. Secretary of Defense James R. Schlesinger- took his place.  Clements- a Republican- served under President Richard M. Nixon from May 24, 1973, until today.  Schlesinger, also a Republican, would serve under President Richard M. Nixon and then Gerald R. Ford from today until November 19, 1975.
  39. 1976 Friday: The formal reunification of North and South Vietnam takes place on this date.  Elsewhere, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in Gregg v. Georgia, ruled 7-2 the death penalty was not inherently cruel or unjust punishment.
  40. 1977 Saturday: Russian-American author Vladimir Nabokov, 78, died in Montreux, Switzerland, on this date.
  41. 1979 Monday: The United States Mint issues the first coin honoring a woman, the Susan B. Anthony dollar.
  42. 1980 Wednesday: For inciting a riot, the Grateful Dead’s[iii] Bob Weir and Mickey Hart undergo arrest.  Elsewhere, President Jimmy Carter reinstated draft registration for males 18 years of age.
  43. 1982 Friday: Larry Walters aka “Lawn Chair Larry” of San Pedro used a lawn chair equipped with 45 helium-filled weather balloons to rise to an altitude of 16,000 feet; he landed eight miles away in Long Beach, California.  
  44. 1985 Tuesday: General Motors announced that it was installing electronic road maps as an option in some of its higher price automobiles.
  45. 1987 Thursday: Eighteen Mexican illegal aliens were found dead inside a locked boxcar near Sierra Blanca, Texas, in what authorities labeled a botched smuggling attempt; a 19th man somehow survived- let us hope he was swiftly deported.  
  46. 1991 Tuesday: In St. Louis, Missouri, a riot occurs at a Guns-and-Roses[iv] concert.
  47. 1995 Sunday: Forbes magazine reported that Microsoft’s Chairman Bill Gates was worth around $12.9 billion making him the world’s richest man as well as a target for the Clinton administration.
  48. 1996 Tuesday: Electricity and phone service was knocked out for millions of customers from Canada to the Southwest on a record-hot day.  Meanwhile, seven years after they murdered their parents with shotguns in the family’s Beverly Hills mansion, Lyle and Erik Menendez were sentenced to life in prison without parole. 
  49. 1997 Wednesday: Academy Award-winning actor James Stewart died in Beverly Hills at age 89.
  50. 1998 Thursday: Cable News Network—aka CNN—aka Communist News Network—retracted a story that U.S. commandoes had used nerve gas to kill American defectors during the Vietnam War.  This is one of the earliest incidents of FAKE NEWS at the corrupt, communist run ‘news network.’
  51. 1999 Friday: The 70th U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin left office on this date and the 71st U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence “Larry” Summers assumed office.  A Democrat, Secretary Rubin served under President Bill Clinton from January 11, 1995, until today while fellow Democrat- Secretary Summers- served from today until January 20, 2001.  
  52. 2000 Sunday: In Mexico, Vincente Fox Quesada of the National Action Party (PAN) defeated Francisco Labastida Ochoa of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) in the presidential election.  The PRI had controlled the presidency in Mexico since its founding in 1929.
  53. 2009 Thursday: Thousands of U.S. Marines poured into Taliban-controlled villages in southern Afghanistan in the first major operation under President Barack Obama’s strategy to stabilize the country.  Meanwhile, North Korea test-fired two short range missiles.
  54. 2010 Friday: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announces that his nation will NOT apologize to Turkey for the Gaza flotilla clash as PLO-sympathizers attempted to run the gauntlet, bring weapons into the Gaza Strip, but were stopped and turned back by Israel.  He also announces that the dead and wounded would not receive any compensation from the Jewish state either.
  55. 2012 Monday: Airbus announces it will invest $600 million to open a plant in Mobile, Alabama, a right-to-work state.
  56. 2013 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the 16th U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood leaves office and his replacement- the 17th U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx- assumes office.  A Republican, Secretary LaHood served under President Barack Hussein Obama from January 23, 2009, until today while Secretary Foxx- a Democrat- served from today under the same president until January 20, 2017.  Elsewhere, the dwarf planet Pluto receives names for its fourth and fifth moons by the International Astronomical Union: Kerberos and Styx.   
  57. 2014 Wednesday: Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has accepted a role as economic advisor to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi to help Egypt reform its economy and develop new business opportunities.
  58. 2015 Thursday: Following the disaster of the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, British Petroleum reaches a settlement with federal, state, and local governments and will pay out $18 billion USD over the next 15 years until 2030.
  59. 2016 Saturday: In Baghdad, Iraq, ISIS strikes again by setting off a massive truck bomb that claims the lives of at least 125 while wounding another 150 or more civilians.  Violent scum.  Barack Obama could not destroy them but his successor Donald J. Trump sure as hell did once he entered the White House.
  60. 2017 Sunday: Much to the delight of millions, President Donald J. Trump tweets a meme showing him wrestling and whooping CNN, the fake news, communist news network.  Needless to say, liberals across the United States are outraged and Twitter BLOWS UP!  Say it ain’t so!  Meanwhile, the World Health Organization, the corrupt body led by Chinese-backed Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declares the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo “over” after the deaths of four people.
  61. 2018 Monday: British divers in Thailand discover the 12 boys of the soccer team and their coach marooned in the Tham Luong Nang Non cave complex.  They had gone missing and were trapped in there due to rising monsoon waters and would remain there a while longer before rescuers could free them.
  62. 2019 Tuesday: At a migrant center for Sub-Saharan Africans in Tripoli, Libya, an airstrike kills at least 40 of these people and wounds countless others with the Libyan National Army receiving the lion’s share of the blame.
  63. 2020 Thursday: Today, the Trump administration reported that the unemployment numbers fell by more than 2 points to 11.1% and new jobs added came in at 4,800,000.  The economy is recovering even though the Blue State governors and mayors are doing everything possible to TANK the economy.  Wall Street numbers were excellent, too.  Here is the DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,827.36, UP 92.39 points (0.36%).  Next, here are the numbers for the NASDAQ: 10,207.63, UP 53.00 points (0.52%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,130.01, UP 14.15 points (0.45%).  Joe Biden, the former VP, criticizes Trump on all of this.  The Biden campaign raised $141 million in the last month while the Trump campaign raised $131 million.  Polling suggests that Biden leads Trump by about 10 points, 49.3 to 41.00.  We shall see.
  64. 2020 Thursday A: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu numbers for the planet:  10,694,288 confirmed cases, UP 181,905 new cases, 516,210 confirmed deaths, UP 3,879 deaths, and 5,480,394 confirmed recoveries, UP by another 93,145.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 2,741,841 confirmed cases, UP 3,728, 130,147 confirmed deaths, UP 622, and 844,233 confirmed recoveries, UP 2,771.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day possesses chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 244,442 confirmed cases, 6,163 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for Hawaii: 946 confirmed cases, 18 confirmed deaths, and 736 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the numbers for Washington state: 34,919 confirmed cases, 1,339 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.
  65. 2020 Thursday B: As the communist Chinese crackdown on the free peoples of Hong Kong, we are no longer able to get the true numbers of the Kung Flu on the mainland.  Here are today’s stats for the communist mainland (just for the hell of it): 83,542 confirmed cases, 4,634 confirmed deaths, and like U.S. Blue State governors, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  That’s communism for you, which is why we stand against them and demand a return to the Two-China Policy by which, we recognize Taiwan as a FREE and INDEPENDENT China and demand their return to the U.N. and a return of their seat on the UN Security Council.
  66. 2020 Thursday C: The FBI swooped in on Jeffrey Epstein’s procurer at her New Hampshire home.  They arrested Ghislaine Maxwell and hit her with six federal counts which if convicted, will send her to prison for more than 30 years.   Meanwhile, the John Roberts’ Supreme Court handed President Donald J. Trump a BIG WIN by telling the House Democrats that IF they get an opportunity to see Robert S. Mueller’s grand jury records in the now disproven Trump-Russia collusion case, it won’t be until well after the November 3, 2020, Election.  Finally, Seattle PD finishes the dismantling of the hellhole CHOP, the Capital Hill Occupied Protest, formerly CHAZ, where two blacks were shot to death, others shot and wounded, numerous rapes, beatings, violent assaults, arsons, and break-ins were a regular occurrence.  The leader of ‘Chopistan,’ RAZ Simone vanished into the winds.   
  67. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 183,830,920 confirmed cases, +403,036, 3,979,322 confirmed deaths, +7,728 and 168,262,590 confirmed recoveries, +32,647.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,578,931 confirmed cases, UP 17,528 from yesterday’s reporting, 620,971 confirmed deaths, UP 326, [v] and 29,071,515 confirmed recoveries, UP 19,428.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vi]  
  68. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 303,065 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 156,584 deaths  
  69. 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: 3,820,094 confirmed cases, 63,759 confirmed deaths, and 2,074,613 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,380,170 confirmed cases, 37,963 confirmed deaths, and 2,211,622 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,807 confirmed cases, 518 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 454,722 confirmed cases, 5,987 confirmed deaths, and 226,644 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Wyoming: they have 62,445 confirmed cases, 747 confirmed deaths, and 61,084 confirmed recoveries. [vii]   
  70. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 842,371 confirmed cases, 6,429 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 833,727 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Swaziland, 135th country on the list: 19,084 cases of the virus, 678 confirmed deaths and 18,107 confirmed recoveries. [viii]     
  71. 2021 Friday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,786.35, UP 152.82 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,693.33, UP 116.95 points (+0.81%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,352.34, UP 32.40 points (+0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $75.19 per barrel, +0.03 (+0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,787.70 per troy oz., +4.40 (+0.25%) while the price of SILVER is $26.60 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.35%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,089.60 per troy oz, +1.90 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, +0.00 (+0.07%). [ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,785.54 per troy oz, +21.67 (+0.78%). [x] The price of RHODIUM is $19,500.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-2.99%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., +20,500.00 (+3.49%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.76.     In South Korean Won, one greenback equals 1,130.53 and in South Sudanese Pound, a buck equals 130.26 and in Sri Lankan Rupee, one dollar equals 199.00 of theirs. [xii]        
  72. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.288 per gallon, $3.009 in Florida, $4.016 in Hawaii, and $3.776 in Washington state. [xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Rhode Island: $3.005.  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- Australia: $4.071 per U.S. Gallon. [xiv] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,475,815,541,842 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Kuwait, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Sweden with $47 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position.
  73. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 101 for the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the border with NO resolution of the crisis and Day No. 7 since her brief quickie trip to El Paso, Texas, where she did a photo op.  However, other governors are working to solve the problem what with Governor Mike DeWine, RINO-OH, sending 200 National Guardsmen to help Texas contend with the catastrophe unfolding down there.   Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, is encouraging landowners along the U.S.-Mexico border to report ALL damages to their property caused by the illegal alien invasion to the Division of Emergency Management so the state can begin the process of defending the nation and helping the property owners.  In other border news, House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says the ‘Democrats are defunding the border.’  Amen.
  74. 2021 Friday GForeign News / Overseas News I– Sadly, as soon as the last flight carrying U.S. troops from Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, looters rolled in and began ransacking the large base.  Why the U.S. did not blow the base up and make it unusable is beyond us but that’s Obama-Biden for you, same procedure as when the U.S. cut and ran from Iraq.   We at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day expect that the Russians, Chi-Coms, or even the lowlife Iranians will roll in and occupy the base.  It would make sense for Kabul to invite either the Russians back in or to welcome the Chi-Coms who would guarantee their security while raping their country.  It’s inevitable.
  75. 2021 Friday H: Foreign News / Overseas News II– After Chi-Com thug Xi Jinping celebrated 100 years of brutal dictatorship by the Chinese Communist Party and proclaimed, ‘reunification with Taiwan is coming and soon,’ many are now shivering that WAR is coming to the world and far sooner than expected.  Folks, the AICPENDBLOG.COM believes a couple of things: first- although most likely successful at some point, invading Taiwan is also going to prove to be a debacle, a graveyard for several million Chi-Com soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines.  It will be humiliating the loss of life and the shattering of the ethos surrounding the Chi-Com military buildup and its invincibility.  Second, we believe that during this period of NO TRUMP in the White House, the time is now for the Chi-Coms, the Russkies, the Iranians, the North Koreans and other trash to make a go for it.  What the hell is Joe Biden and Kamala Harris going to do about it?  NOTHING.  (Some might say we’re living in the “End Times”).
  76. 2021 Friday I: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Trump adviser Jason Miller says that the Supreme Court’s ruling on Arizona’s election laws demonstrate that Americans want to get elections and voting rights correct except when President Donald J. Trump is on the ballot.   Meanwhile, Democrats continue sniveling and whining about 2020 Election audits, the GOP-controlled Pennsylvania state senate is gearing up to conduct their own Arizona-style forensic 2020 Election audit so they can learn the truth.  Of course, Democrats don’t want this.  Wah, wah, wah.  This is what you get for stealing elections, the American people won’t stand for it.
  77. 2021 Friday J: Joe Biden News I– Fresh off from watching Law and Order SVU in the basement at the White House, Joe Biden wants to create a SVU in the U.S. military so victims of sexual assault can get some sort of resolution to what seems to be an ongoing problem.   In other more shocking news, Joe Biden is encouraging 9 million illegal aliens to become U.S. citizens which is WHY the GOP must go out there and make the effort to woo these people to the Republican Party.  Yes, we must employ these disgusting tactics to carry out the strategic aims of getting the Democrats to become the deporters-in-chief.
  78. 2021 Friday K: Political News I– Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-TX 1st congressional district, says that House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23 congressional district ‘should not play into the Dems January 06, 2021, select committee.’  In other political news- and anyone above the level of grade 5 idiot could have told the Democrats this- Democrats are now sweating bullets about the already fading chances of “Kooky Kamala” Harris for 2024.  They are now realizing what Californians already know and that is she can’t win an election without the fix being in (meaning help from Willie Brown) and have no clue as how to either make the phony more appealing or to offload her.   The only good thing about her and Joe ‘winning’ the 2020 Presidential Election is that Californians were able to get her out of the state and make her the problem of the entire nation and not just the Golden State’s.  (Note- because elections are so fraudulent in California, she was able to achieve the few posts she did).
  79. 2021 Friday L: Political News II– Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-GA 11th congressional district, said today how shocking it is to see (embittered) Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, climb into political bed with nonagenarian, addled-brained House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, CPUSA-CA 12th congressional district.  (Note- rats always show their true colors when called out on the carpet and put in their place by becoming a true rat and going to work for the other side).
  80. 2021 Friday M: U.S. Supreme Court News I– The U.S. Supreme Court slapped down House Judiciary Committee Democrats who have been trying to get their grubby hands-on grand jury testimony compiled by corrupt special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.  They have been salivating since 2019 to see if evidence existed of President Donald J. Trump having lied to Mr. Mueller as to whether he was doing business with the Russkies or not.   Lower court rulings said the Democrats could get their hands on the testimony but today, the nation’s high court told them to f**k off.  About flipping time.   In other high court news, Associate Justices Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch believe it’s time to take a fresh look at the 1964 watershed ruling of New York Times v. Sullivan that made it much more difficult for public figures to sue journalists for defamation, lies, and other depredations that are bogus.  Excellent.
  81. 2021 Friday N: Economic News– The jobs report for June 2021 is in and decrepit old Joe Biden is cackling about how great it is that 850,000 jobs were added to the economy.  Critics however point out that old Joe promised somewhere around 2.4 million new jobs as Americans returned to work.  However, with continued financial aid coming from the federal government, many younger, less eager workers are willing to return to work.  (Note- as inflation increases and everything- including food and energy- continue going up, fewer people will seek to return to work).   Former Rep. Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district dismisses the job numbers and says as we do that ‘inflation is rising’ which it is and what’s worse- it’s a TAX on virtually everything.
  82. 2021 Friday O: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega Millions #1673 Draw what with a $72 million on the line: 08, 31, 32, 34, 45, and Mega 19.  Out of 50,865 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $1,561,405.  The winning ticket was sold at Circle K in Anaheim, California, 92801.
  83. 2022 Saturday: You know, we believe the Chi-Coms despise our guts for saying that Taiwan is a NATION.  Taiwan IS a nation, will always be a nation, and no matter what that pompous toad of a thug Xi Jinping claims, will always be a NATION.  They are a FREE country and will continue being a FREE country as long as the world’s freedom-loving nations stand by them.  What do YOU think?  (Chi-Coms- don’t answer this question).

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This artwork is #0879 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “The Raging Torrent.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The Beach Boys released a humongous box set: “Good Vibrations: 30 Years of the Beach Boys” on July 29, 1993.  This box set has approximately 114 tunes on it, big hits, not-so-big-hits, B-sides, unreleased, and archival tunes all lovingly compiled by Capitol Records with all sorts of additions with which to sweeten the pot.  If you can find the European version, you will get a sixth disc with another half-dozen tunes or so.  IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much f**king fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of Blue Cheer- one of the wildest acid rock bands of all time, beginning on Sunday, 25-November-2012 through Wednesday, 12-December-2012.  We hope you seek this famed band out and add them to your collection; you will be glad you did.

[ii] We began promoting the music of Mountain beginning on Friday, 14-December-2012 through Sunday, 20-January-2013.  This also included West, Bruce & Laing but sadly, we overlooked Leslie West’s solo career so please stay tuned for his discography sometime in the next 8-12 years.

[iii] 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.

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

[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.

147. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2022

2021 Thursday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News- In a Newark, New Jersey, federal courtroom, 26-year-old letter carrier Nicolas Beauchene pleaded guilty to one count of ‘desertion of mail.’ The punk admitted to destroying ninety-nine 2020 Election ballots as well as another 2,000 pieces of mail. And bit by bit by bit, the dominoes continue falling. We will see a change in the outcome of the 2020 Elections. Count on it.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 178

147. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2022:

Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey; U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger; U.S. Treasury Secretary William H. Woodin; Chief of the Reich Chancellery Hans Lammers; Otto Meissner of the Office of the Presidential Chancellery; the Allman Brothers Band featuring Gregg Allman, the Jefferson Starship featuring Pete Sears, and the Ohio Players featuring Marshall “Rock” Jones:

  1. 308 Wednesday: The reign of the 30th Roman Catholic Pope St. Marcellus I begins on this date.  He would guide his flock on its journey to become one with the Lord until January 16, 309.
  2. 1199 Thursday: Nearly two months after the death of his brother, Richard I, aka Richard “The Lion Hearted,” his brother John, receives the crown at Westminster Abbey becoming the one-and-only King John of England.  
  3. 1529 Monday: In Posing, Hungary, 30 Jews—charged with blood ritual—met their end when their executioners burned them at the stake.
  4. 1647 Monday: Alse Young, a resident of Windsor, Conn., suffered execution for being a ‘witch’—this was the first recorded American execution of a ‘witch.’
  5. 1668 Sunday: Three colonists suffered expulsion from Massachusetts for being Baptists.  
  6. 1703 Sunday: On this date, Peter the Great founded the Russian city of St. Petersburg on the Baltic Sea.
  7. 1813 Thursday: American troops capture Ft. George in Canada during the War of 1812.
  8. 1818 Wednesday: American reformer Amelia Jenks Bloomer, who popularized the garment that bears her name, “bloomers,” was born in Homer, N.Y.
  9. 1861 Monday: Chief Justice Roger Taney, sitting as a federal circuit court judge in Baltimore, ruled that President Abraham Lincoln lacked the authority to suspend the Writ of Habeas Corpus; however, Lincoln disregarded the ruling.
  10. 1868 Wednesday: In Berwick, Pennsylvania, future 51st U.S. Treasury Secretary William H. Woodin is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from March 05, 1933, to December 31, 1933.
  11. 1879 Tuesday: Future Chief of the Reich Chancellery, January 30, 1933, to April 24, 1945, Hans Lammers, is born in Germany on this date.
  12. 1883 Sunday: Czar Alexander III receives the crown of Russia in Moscow.
  13. 1896 Wednesday: When a tornado struck St. Louis and East St. Louis, Illinois, 255 people lost their lives in the natural disaster.
  14. 1905 Saturday: Japanese fleet destroys the Russian East Sea Fleet in the Straits of Tushima.
  15. 1907 Monday: Bubonic plague breaks out in San Francisco, California.
  16. 1911 Saturday: Future 38th vice-president of the United States (1965-69)—Democrat Hubert H. Humphrey—is born in Wallace, South Dakota, on this date.
  17. 1919 Tuesday: A U.S. Navy seaplane completed the first transatlantic flight.
  18. 1921 Friday: After 84 years of British control, Afghanistan receives its sovereignty.
  19. 1923 Sunday: In Furth, Germany, future 56th U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is born.  A Republican, he would serve under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from September 22, 1973, to January 20, 1977.
  20. 1926 Thursday: The citizens of Hannibal, Mo., erected bronze figures of Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer on this date.
  21. 1927 Friday: Troops from the Empire of Japan intervene in neighboring China’s civil war, a war between nationalists and the communists for control of the nation.
  22. 1931 Wednesday: Auguste Piccard and Charles Knipfer made the first flight into the stratosphere, by balloon.
  23. 1933 Saturday: Austria bans the Communist Party.  Elsewhere, Walt Disney released “Three Little Pigs” on this date.  The Chicago World’s Fair, celebrating “A Century of Progress,” officially opened on this date.
  24. 1935 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States, unanimously struck down President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s National Industrial Recovery Act, a key component of the “New Deal” legislative program as being ‘unconstitutional.’
  25. 1936 Wednesday: The Cunard Liner RMS Queen Mary left England on its maiden voyage to New York City.
  26. 1937 Thursday: The newly completed Golden Gate Bridge connecting San Francisco and Marin County opened to pedestrians while vehicles began crossing it the following day.
  27. 1940 Monday: During Operation Dynamo, British, Danish, Belgium, and French troops begin the evacuation at Dunkirk as the Nazis pound them repeatedly with both air and artillery strikes.  Things are going slow as the Royal Navy is only capable of evacuating 8,000 men today and getting them safely to Britain.  Something more will have to be done to save the men stranded on the beaches.
  28. 1941 Tuesday: The British Royal Navy sank the German battleship Bismarck off France, with a loss of some 2,000 lives; three days after the Bismarck sank the HMS Hood.  Meanwhile, due to Germany’s sinking of the U.S. ship, Robin Moore, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt declares a “national emergency.”  Elsewhere, in the Mediterranean, the Nazis are splitting up British resistance on the island of Crete putting them in danger of not being able to undergo evacuation.
  29. 1942 Wednesday: Navy Cook 3rd Class Doris “Dorie” Miller became the first African American to receive the Navy Cross for his “extraordinary courage and disregard for his own personal safety” during Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor the previous December.  Meanwhile, in Prague, Czechoslovakia, assassins attack and mortally wound Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich.  Adolf Hitler orders the murder of 10,000 Czechoslovakians across the country in reprisal.  Elsewhere, in North Africa, the Italian army begins laying siege to the French fortress of Bir Hachim. 
  30. 1943 Thursday: In the Kuban Peninsula on the Eastern Front, Red Army forces continue pounding away at Axis defenses; the Germans and Rumanians continue to hold the line.  Elsewhere, after the Brits manage to parachute in British military trainers into Yugoslavia, they begin instructing the Partisans on how better to wage war against their Axis foes.
  31. 1944 Saturday: Fighting continues in Italy as the Allies continue fending off counterattacks from retreating German forces.  Fighting is fierce but neither side is willing to stop.  Bloodshed will continue for months.
  32. 1945 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues on Okinawa as U.S. forces heading south on the island run into the meatgrinder on the southern portion of the island controlled by diehard Imperial Japanese forces.
  33. 1948 Thursday: Pete Sears, English keyboardist and bassist who played with Rod Stewart[i] on his solo projects and with the Jefferson Starship[ii] throughout most of its career, is born on this date in Bromley, Kent, England.
  34. 1951 Sunday: The Chinese Red Army forces the Dalai Lama to surrender the Tibetan army to the communists.
  35. 1953 Wednesday: Former Nazi Chief of the Presidential Chancellery Otto Meissner, one of the few Nazi bigwigs to survive the war died in Germany on this date.
  36. 1960 Friday: A military coup overthrew the democratic government of Turkey on this date.  
  37. 1962 Sunday: A dump fire in Centralia, Pennsylvania, ignited a blaze in underground coal deposits that continues to burn to this day.
  38. 1964 Wednesday: Independent India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, died.
  39. 1968 Monday: After 48 years as coach of the Chicago Bears, George Halas retired.  Meanwhile, The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in United States v. O’Brien, upheld the conviction of David O’Brien for destroying his draft card outside a Boston courthouse, ruling that the act was NOT protected by freedom of speech.
  40. 1969 Tuesday: Construction of Walt Disney World in Florida commenced on this date.  
  41. 1975 Tuesday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Buffalo Sabres 4 games to 2.
  42. 1977 Friday: In the Canary Islands, two 747’s collide, one owned by Pan Am and the other by KLM, killing 582 people. Elsewhere, the City of New York fined George H. Willig—aka “The Human Fly” or “The Spiderman”–$1.10 for scaling the World Trade Center on the previous day.  The city originally was going to hit him with a $250,000 fine; however, they reduced it to one penny for each of the 110 stories.
  43. 1981 Wednesday: John Hinckley attempts suicide by overdosing on Tylenol.
  44. 1985 Monday: In Beijing, representatives of Britain and China exchanged instruments of ratification for an accord returning Honk Kong to Chinese control in 1997.
  45. 1986 Tuesday: Mel Fisher recovered a jar containing 2,300 emeralds from the Spanish ship Atocha, a vessel that sank in the 17th century.
  46. 1987 Wednesday: Televangelists Jim and Tammy Bakker appear on “Nightline” following the breaking of their sordid sex scandal.
  47. 1988 Friday: The U.S. Senate ratifies a treaty, which eliminates medium-range nuclear-tipped missiles.
  48. 1991 Monday: An Austrian 747-300 explodes at Bangkok, killing 223 people.
  49. 1993 Thursday: The Atlanta Braves’ Dale Murphy ends his career at 398 homeruns.
  50. 1994 Friday: Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh (43) marries Marta Fitzgerald (35).  Elsewhere, Alexander Solzhenitsyn returns to Russia after 20 years in exile.
  51. 1995 Saturday: Actor Christopher Reeve suffered paralysis after his horse threw him during a jumping event in Charlottesville, Va.
  52. 1996 Monday: Russian President Boris Yeltsin negotiated a cease-fire to the war in Chechnya in his first meeting with the leader of the Muslim rebels.
  53. 1997 Tuesday: Russian President Boris Yeltsin signs a historic treaty with NATO.  Meanwhile, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the sexual harassment suit filed by Paula Jones could continue while the philandering President Bill Clinton was still in office, much to the chagrin of him and the anger of First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton.
  54. 1998 Wednesday: Michael Fortier, the government’s star witness in the Oklahoma City bombing case, received a sentence of 12 years in prison after apologizing for NOT warning anyone about the deadly plot.  He walked free from prison in 2006.
  55. 1999 Thursday: The International Court in The Hague, Netherlands, indicts Slobodan Milosevic and four others for war crimes and crimes against humanity for killing Muslims in Kosovo—we say the Serbs should have killed more of them!
  56. 2005 Friday: In Islamabad, Pakistan, folks visiting a religious shrine find themselves meeting their maker sooner than they anticipated when a bomb propels 14 worshippers to the heavens sooner than any of them planned while wounding numerous others.  Elsewhere, protests begin erupting around the Middle East once word that U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq have desecrated the Holy Quran on Muslim soil no less.
  57. 2006 Saturday: A massive earthquake slams Java in Indonesia, killing at least 6,600 people and wounding countless others as well as leaving hundreds of thousands homeless.  Elsewhere, the gay pride folks once again take to the streets of Moscow, trying to get that country to enter into the 21st century but it goes awry as usual.  Mayor Yuri Luzhkov announced that ‘homosexuality is unnatural’ and banned the long-anticipated gay rights parade.  This led to the police taking to the streets, beating, and arresting people- including members of the European Parliament.  Russia does not want this and the more you push it the more violent the outcome is going to be.  Maybe things will be better next year.
  58. 2007 Sunday: Some places you can get away with stuff and in others you cannot: after the Moscow mayor- Yuri Luzhkov- just like last year banned a gay pride event and parade in his city, apparently the participants failed to get the message, Moscow police go out and beat up Russian gay rights activists and foreign dignitaries who came to celebrate a change in Russia (or so they thought).  (Note- there aren’t going to be any changes in Russia anytime soon).
  59. 2008 Tuesday: Problems are going on between the Argentine government and grain farmers.  The problems are over the prices the farmers get when they sell their grain for export and since there is no answer to this problem, the farmers announce all sales will HALT between May 28 and June 2.  Let us hope there is an end to this crisis.
  60. 2009 Wednesday: In Lahore, Pakistan, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace’ carry out another suicide bombing that delivers 35 True Believers up to Allah sooner than any of them had planned and injures at least 250 other poor souls.  WTF!   Meanwhile, in an extremely curious move, Russia agrees to supply U.S. civilian nuclear reactors with $1 billion worth of uranium.
  61. 2010 Thursday: The Israeli government calls the ambassadors of several nations- Sweden, Cyprus, Ireland, Greece, and Turkey- on the carpet for launching a flotilla of ‘aid’ to the Gaza Strip, a territory the Israelis have kept under blockade for the past three years due to their terrorist operations against their country.  These countries compiled a ‘fleet’ of eight ships- four of which were cargo ships carrying ‘supplies’ to the Palestinians as well as a ferry trundling down the coast from Turkey carrying 600 people.  The Israelis don’t deserve this crap.  It is a clash of civilizations- Israel representing civilization and the Palestinians representing barbarism.
  62. 2011 Friday: Prime Minister David Cameron confirms that the United Kingdom is sending Apache attack helicopters to help the Libyan rebels in their attempt to overthrow Dictator Moammar Gaddafi.  Meanwhile- California Burning: a massive wildfire in the surrounding hills above Lake Isabella, Kern County, forces residents to flee via the three available avenues out of the area.  The California drought has depleted the massive reservoir.
  63. 2012 Sunday: Following some controversial remarks, Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, suffers accusations of “insulting the Greek people.”   Elsewhere, Vladimir Putin’s hired thugs disguised as ‘protesters’ take to the streets in Tbilisi, Georgia, demanding the ouster of the duly-elected government of Mikhail Saakashvili.    
  64. 2013 Monday: Scientists in Canada bring 400-year-old bryophyte specimens left behind by retreating glaciers during the Ice Age back to life.  Elsewhere, the European Union decided to lift an arms embargo on the Syrian opposition while maintaining all other sanctions against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime.  Meanwhile, U.S. Senator John McCain, R-Arizona, a proponent of arming Syrian rebels (without knowing who the f**k they are), quietly slipped into Syria for a meeting with anti-government forces.       
  65. 2014 Tuesday: President Barack Obama plans to keep 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan through the end of 2015 and then reduce this number over the following two years to a small force; the troops will train Afghan forces and conduct counterterrorism operations.  However, while giving a press conference at Baghram Air Base in Afghanistan, the White House, i.e., President Obama, ‘accidentally leaks’ the name of the top CIA intelligence officer in that country and even worse, he does it before 6,000 assembled journalists.  WTF, President O?  When ‘Scooter’ Libby ‘accidentally’ spilled the name of Valerie Plame, he went to federal prison.
  66. 2015 Wednesday: According to Brainy History, the federal government approves commercial space company SpaceX as a contractor to the U.S. military for satellite launches; SpaceX will compete for contracts against the Boeing-Lockheed Martin United Launch Alliance, currently the primary military launch provider.  Elsewhere, former Senator Rick Santorum, RINO-PA, announces he will be running for 2016 presidential nomination of the Republican Party.  Uh, okay. 
  67. 2016 Friday: Longtime bassist with the soul-funk-rock band, The Ohio Players[iii]—Marshall “Rock” Jones—died on this date in Houston, Texas; he was 75 years-old.  Elsewhere, Iranian morality police scoop up at least 30 college students who had the chutzpah to attend a co-ed graduation party.  The penalty for their crimes?  Ninety-nine lashes.  Wow.  Can’t have the sexes mingling now, can we?  Barbarism folks, plain, simple barbarism.
  68. 2017 Saturday: Gregg Allman, famed lead singer of the Macon, Ga., rock band, the Allman Brothers[iv], died at his home in Richmond Hill, Georgia, on this date due to the ill effects of liver disease.  Elsewhere, at Taormina, Italy, the 43rd G7 summit sputters to an end as every leader save for President Donald J. Trump votes to uphold the NON-BINDING Paris Climate Accord.  Of course, the BBC and American liberals began wailing about ‘climate change denial’ when in truth, there is NO evidence that it exists or does not exist.  The planet is in a constant state of flux and anyone who says otherwise simply does not accept the PROVEN science.  Climate change for former committed communists is the easiest way to force totalitarianism upon an unsuspecting population.
  69. 2018 Sunday: Problems continue erupting across Brazil as workers at the state-owned petroleum company- Petrobras- join the ongoing teamsters strike.  Elsewhere, the Israelis announce they will be building a ‘unique deterrent’ to Palestinians boarding ships and sneaking into Israel by sailing around land barriers and landing on their beaches.  The new obstacles will be three stories high and will be constructed of stone and defensive fencing which will prevent jihadists crossing from Gaza getting into Israel and causing problems.  Destroy the vermin.   (Note- the U.S. requires something like this on the Mexican border by San Diego, California).
  70. 2019 Monday: A new global study that investigated 711 rivers around the world finds that many of them are polluted with antibiotics and other medicines either flushed down the toilet or tossed into them for disposal.  Elsewhere, Reuters reports a horrifying story that in the Brazilian state of Amazonas, prison officials in several different jails discovered the corpses of at least 42 inmates strangled to death.  This followed on the heels of yesterday’s deaths of 15 gangbanging thugs in the state capital’s prison.  The violence appears to be spreading like a cancer.
  71. 2020 Wednesday: Sadly, America’s first attempt in nine years at putting astronauts back into space is scrubbed due to electrical storms raging in parts of Florida.  Saturday is the next date.  Astronauts Bob Bacon and Doug Hurley were aboard the Falcon 9 rocket provided by Space X.  Waiting aboard the Dragon Crew Capsule for their 19-hour trip to the International Space Station for over an hour, the duo learned the flight was postponed due to safety reasons.  We will be there Saturday.
  72. 2020 Wednesday A: The Chinese-created COVID-19 Wuhan Bat Virus continues causing problems and some scientists now say the virus is engineered ‘perfectly’ in that it can morph into variations that a normal virus could not.  Thank you, communist China, but the AICPENDBLOG.COM believed from the beginning that the Wuhan Flu’s appearance was too ‘coincidental’ to show up shortly after the communist Chinese lower-level signatories to the U.S.-China Trade Deal.  That is not right.  Here are the statistics for today for the world: 5,651,806 confirmed cases, 353,246 confirmed deaths, and 2,325,989 confirmed recoveries. 
  73. 2020 Wednesday B: In the United States, we have 1,730,136 confirmed cases, 101,356 confirmed deaths, and 369,460 confirmed recoveries.  It is important to note that recoveries would be much higher if Blue State governors were not playing politics with the disease.  To us, this demonstrates evidence of the COLLUSION between communist China and the Democratic Party, something that must be investigated if the American people are ever to learn the truth.  In the three states where the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the statistics, California first: 98,980 confirmed cases, 3,884 confirmed deaths, BUT ZERO MENTION of confirmed recoveries which confirms for us that Governor Gavin Newsom is doing nothing but playing politics.  In Hawaii, here are the numbers: 643 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 592 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the socialist non-paradise of Washington state, here are the stats: 20,181 confirmed cases, 1,078 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  (It is interesting to note that Chef Vladimir says that prior to mail-in ballots in the state became the norm, the state was a reliable RED in every election as it will be again when people return to voting in the normal way).
  74. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 169,616,816 confirmed cases, +537,668, 3,524,509 confirmed deaths, +11,643 and 151,459,161 confirmed recoveries, +65,910.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,999,680 confirmed cases, UP 24,393 from yesterday’s reporting, 607,726 confirmed deaths, UP 630,[v] and 27,701,879 confirmed recoveries, UP 42,832.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  75. 2021 Thursday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 289,779 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 169,830 deaths  
  76. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,786,604 confirmed cases, 63,161 confirmed deaths, and 2,024,029 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,318,480 confirmed cases, 36,733 confirmed deaths, and 1,939,437 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,032 confirmed cases, 498 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 436,124 confirmed cases, 5,814 confirmed deaths, and 212,224 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Michigan: they have 990,638 confirmed cases, 20,301 confirmed deaths, and 791,206 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  77. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,420 confirmed cases, 6,406 confirmed deaths, and 832,599 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Finland, a former ally of Nazi Germany during World War II: 92,062 cases of the virus, 946 confirmed deaths and 46,000 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  78. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,464.64, UP 141.59 points (+0.41%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,736.28, DOWN 1.72 points (-0.013%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,200.88, UP 4.89 points (+0.12%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $67.13 per barrel, +0.26 (+0.39%).  The price of GOLD is $1,894.30 per troy oz., -1.40 (-0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $27.86 per troy ounce, -0.08 (-0.29%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,180.60 per troy oz, +1.50 (+0.14%) while the price of COPPER is $4.66 per pound, 0.00 (-0.05%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,808.10 per troy oz, +2.96 (+0.11%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $22,750.00 per troy oz., -50.00 (-0.22%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  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 19.95.     In Botswana Pula, one greenback equals 10.58 and in Brazilian Real, a buck equals 5.24 and in Brunei Dollar, one dollar equals 1.32 of theirs.[xii]   In other business news, Bayer’s stocks take a tumble as a federal judge refuses to toss the ongoing lawsuit against Roundup which is under their umbrella of products.   
  79. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.175 per gallon, $2.871 in Florida, $3.927 in Hawaii, and $3.565 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Alaska: $3.320.  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- Belarus: $2.928 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,337,169,021,764 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.  Regarding gasoline prices, economists believe that higher gas prices won’t affect travel on Memorial Day.
  80. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been the so-called ‘border czar’ now for 66 days and NO one has seen her anywhere near the U.S.-Mexican border.  Speaking of the border disaster, One America News shared some updated statistics on just how dreadful things are at the border.  The costs of caring for the massive number of illegal aliens to the American people today is $584,855,552.  Next, the total cost of caring for these frigging illegal aliens for calendar year 2021 is $160,584,892,416.  The number of known illegals to have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border this year is 1,645,866 while the total number of illegals lurking within the shadows of the United States is 35,645,864.   (Note- we have long said the total number of illegals in the U.S. is between 35-50 million.  It would appear that One America News is backing us up on this number).  
  81. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– The New York Times is praising Democrats’ silence on the disastrous mess along the southern border.  Meanwhile, GOP lawmakers were denied access to a DEA facility near El Paso, Texas, by the goons doing the bidding of the Biden regime.  Elsewhere, Rep. Buddy Carter, R-GA 1st congressional district, says, ‘states are playing shell games with illegal alien payments given them by the feds.’   Next, Rep. Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd congressional district, says the border problem is not helped by ‘Facebook running ads for Mexican cartels.’
  82. 2021 Thursday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– News reports claim a Russian naval intelligence ship is sailing in the waters just off the coast of Hawaii.  Nothing to see here, folks.  (Yeah, right).  Next, in Iran, the third time in a week a chemical plant housing a nuclear reactor blew up killing one person outright and wounding another two.  Who would do such a dastardly thing, or did it happen because the Iranians are morons?  We await the final word on this event.   Elsewhere, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘external forces are seeking to damage the U.S.-Colombia relationship.’  (Note- most likely those forces are next door in Venezuela).  Moving on, Hong Kong might throw away loads of Chi-Vi vaccines citing citizens’ mistrust in both the former British crown colony’s and mainland China’s governments as well as the ongoing swirling misinformation about both the vaccines and the disease.[xvi]  Finally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad won a historic fourth term as dictator, uh, president, in a landslide election.  Wow.
  83. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– Speaking of COVID, Dr. Marty Makary says that ‘half of non-vaccinated Americans are immune to COVID-19’ and that ‘health officials relied more on government mandates than on the science.’  Meanwhile, while Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci continues obfuscating, sputtering, and stammering about his friends, the Chi-Coms’ responsibility in infecting the entire world, Senator Joni Ernst, R-IA, says, ‘it’s laughable’ for Dr. Fauci to ‘plead ignorance’ over what his pals at the Wuhan Institute of Virology were up to in the lab.  Elsewhere, we learn from a recent study that people who have had mild COVID-19 infections can gain lifelong immunity.  (Note- speaking of ‘Phony Tony,’ he says the vaccine will be available for young kids by the end of 2021; we ain’t giving it to our kids when 99.98-percent of young kids survive the crap).
  84. 2021 Thursday J: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News–  In a Newark, New Jersey, federal courtroom, 26-year-old letter carrier Nicolas Beauchene pleaded guilty to one count of ‘desertion of mail.’  The punk admitted to destroying 99 2020 Election ballots as well as another 2,000 pieces of mail.  And bit by bit by bit, the dominoes continue falling.  We will see a change in the outcome of the 2020 Elections.  Count on it.  (Note- in other curious news regarding the U.S. Postal Service, we continue hearing more and more that the USPS is spying on the social media of the American people under order from the Joe Biden regime.  WTF?)
  85. 2021 Thursday K: Joe Biden Regime News I– Today, we learned that “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been leading infrastructure talks with Congress and not flipping ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden.  Yet another sign the senile old fool is not calling the shots.   Next, former 71st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Lawrence “Larry” Summers, Democrat, says that Joe Biden’s stimulus plan will lead to rising inflation, inflation current Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, seems to be encouraging via increased government spending.  In other regime news, Joe Biden lifts ALL sanctions on the Russkies so they can now proceed with the construction of the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline running beneath the Baltic Sea to Germany- and they called Donald J. Trump a ‘Russian stooge!’  Joe Biden is a stooge of the Russians, the Chi-Coms, and even the rat-eating Iranians.  This scumbag must be evicted from office NOW.
  86. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden Regime News II– Speaking of being a stooge of the Chi-Coms, Joe Biden is pushing a flipping $6 trillion federal budget for the next fiscal year.  All this money will come from the Chi-Coms.  Next, according to sources, the Biden regime is denying help to U.S. diplomats dealing with the so-called ‘Havana syndrome,’ the one in which microwaves of unknown origin are harming our overseas diplomats which is indeed an act of war upon the United States.  Meanwhile, the regime has not even looked at page 1 of the GOP $928 billion infrastructure offer, one Senator “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell says the GOP is willing to increase.  Finally, the regime dismisses the GOP’s plan for distribution of COVID-19 relief funds.  What’s up with the Biden regime.
  87. 2021 Thursday M: Joe Biden Regime News III– The lying POS Joe Biden has trotted up to Capitol Hill to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives- the ATF- David Chipman is being blasted by Republicans over his whacked-out stance on guns, gun control, and his whacked out ideas of arresting legal owners of AR-15 rifles while saying nothing about Hunter Biden[xvii] lying on his FBI background check and whether he would issue an arrest warrant for the scumbag should be become the next ATF director.  In other news favorable to the regime, Senator Elizabeth “Pocahontas” Warren, DS-MA, introduces a bill to treble the budget of the Internal Revenue Service.   Music to the Bidenistas’ ears.
  88. 2021 Thursday N: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Well-known conservative commentator Todd Starnes shared a story about Hillsdale High School valedictorian Elizabeth Turner who was told by principal Amy Goldsmith she could not mention or reference to God Who is extremely important in her life.  After lawyers entered the fray, the courts overruled the principal, and her speech can continue as written at the graduation ceremonies.   Next, Facebook says it will NO longer censor posts pointing the finger at the Chi-Coms for making this pandemic in the Wuhan Institute of Virology’s laboratory.
  89. 2021 Thursday O: Political News I– Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, DS-CA, is on the way out because the state’s largest labor union- the SEIU- has abandoned him to his fate and is calling for him to go.  NOW.  Next, after repeated death threats against Mike Lindell of My Pillow, a court rules that the manufacturer’s address can be kept secret while the Dominion Voting Systems’ fraudulent lawsuit against him continues.  They are claiming their product is as clean as the wind-driven snow.  (Note- everyone knows that Dominion is a corrupt, evil company that sells election outcomes to the highest bidder.  IF their home country of Canada won’t use their products, what does that say about the honesty of the company or its products?  Answer: NOT MUCH).
  90. 2021 Thursday P: Political News II– Today, we learned three Democratic members of Congress- Steve “Bucket O’ Fried Chicken” Cohen, DS-TN 9th congressional district, Barbara “Blacktivist” Lee, DS-CA 13th congressional district, and Bobby “Black Panther” Rush, DS-IL 1st congressional district, hosted a tete a tete in which former Black Panther convicted murderers were featured guests.  This event occurred on May 10, 2021.  Next, Los Angeles Mayor Eric “The Grub” Garcetti is going to be the next U.S. ambassador to India which is good because he would never win re-election.  Speaking of ambassadorships, failed Senator Claire McCaskill, DS-MO, who lost in a landslide to now-Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, a couple of election cycles ago also stands in line for an ambassadorship somewhere in Europe.  Hmmm, maybe Albania?  Finally, California continues hemorrhaging population as people continue fleeing for better environs.
  91. 2021 Thursday Q: Political News III– Lily Batchelder- Joe Biden’s nominee to be Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy under Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen so far is flying under the radar in her confirmation hearings- so says Grant Stinchfield of Newsmax TV.  She believes that Americans must be taxed on FUTURE INCOME and that taxation should vary via (1) race (2) gender (3) education (4) age (5) education and IQ (6) zip code and (7) behavioral profile.  This woman should NOT be confirmed.  Period.  In other political news, President Donald J. Trump says he plans to run a third time in 2024- provided he remains in good health.  Speaking of the commander-in-chief, he and personal attorney- and ‘America’s Mayor’- Rudy Giuliani have asked a judge to toss the Capitol Hill Riots 01-06-2021 lawsuit dimwitted Democrats launched against them.  We concur.  Toss it.   The 45th president also said of his administration compared to the Biden regime, the ‘U.S. was energy independent whereas now- it’s not- thanks to Biden’s policies.’  Finally, famed Democratic strategist James Carville said of his own party that there’s too much ‘arrogance’ and ‘urban smugness’ running the show.
  92. 2021 Thursday R: Political News IV– Former Obama era employee Christine Wormuth received unanimous confirmation in the U.S. Senate to become the first female U.S. Secretary of the Army.  Congratulations.  Elsewhere, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, offered an amendment to a bill being debated that would forbid ‘gain of function’ experiments by medical scientists seeking to amplify the effects of already-dangerous viruses.  He received unanimous consent for his amendment.  Excellent.
  93. 2021 Thursday S: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– Protesters going against a Washington abortion clinic have been granted more access in which to protest the Pro-Death Movement by a judge.  Meanwhile, down in Texas, the Lone Star State’s Senate has passed a so-called ‘trigger bill’ that will kick in IF Roe v. Wade is overturned.  Should it kick in, it will criminalize all abortion providers with lengthy prison sentences for the murder and dismemberment of the unborn.  Excellent.
  94. 2021 Thursday T: Miscellaneous News I– Clay Travis and Buck Sexton will be taking over Rush Limbaugh’s time slot.   Next, the Oscars will once again allow films on streaming services to compete for honors.  Meanwhile, the International Olympic Committee disputes a recent report that says that ‘even if Japan refuses to host the Olympics due to the Chi-Vi, the Olympics will STILL go on.’  Who will hold them?  Oildale, California?  Finally, last evening three Texas cops were shot during a 10-hour SWAT standoff.  The officers will recover, and the POS shooter is in custody.  
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This artwork is #0843 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Now It’s Sunset.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album by the Beach Boys is an interesting albeit an odd one.  “Stack-o-Tracks” came out on August 19, 1968 and did something NO other band of which we know and revere at the time as it was ALL INSTRUMENTAL and came with the music sheets and lyrics among other things.  Thus, we have all the BACKING TRACKS to 15 of their earlier and biggest tunes all in one place.  If you can find this oddity, seek it out as it would make for a glorious Karaoke night at the neighborhood watering hole.  Great stuff by a much-beloved band.  Seek it out and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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

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

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

[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 the Chi-Coms, once again they have warned the Biden regime to scale back U.S. forces in Asia to stop tensions from rising any further.  F**k the Chi-Coms.

[xvii] Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says there is ‘more to come in the tale of Hunter Biden.’  We also know that despite his vociferous denials that ‘Pro-China Joe” Biden did indeed meet with his son’s business cronies.

117. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2022

1975 Sunday: North Vietnamese infantry and armor encircled Saigon on this date. Although panic grips much of the populace of South Vietnam’s capital city, South Vietnamese troops are determined to hold out for as long as they can. Had not the Democrats in the U.S. Congress prevented President Gerald R. Ford from rushing in military supplies so the ARVN troops could fight on equal terms, this humiliating defeat would never have occurred. However, the Democrats being the pro-communist scum they are left the South to its fate. Evil.

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117. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2022:

Administrative Professionals Day

President Ulysses S. Grant; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Julius Sterling Morton; U.S. Attorneys General Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch; U.S. Secretary of State John Sherman; U.S. Senator Cory Booker;  WBA Heavyweight Boxing Champion Greg Page; Badfinger featuring Pete Ham, Charlie Watts-Jim Keltner Project, King Crimson featuring Gordon Haskell, and KISS featuring Ace Frehley:

  1. 1296 Friday: Edward I of England defeats the Scots fighting for independence at the Battle of Dunbar.
  2. 1509 Tuesday: The 216th Roman Catholic Pope Julius II excommunicates the Italian state of Venice from the church.
  3. 1521 Wednesday:  Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan met his end at the hands of angry Filipinos.
  4. 1565 Tuesday: Cebu City, the first Spanish city in the Philippines, forms.
  5. 1605 Wednesday: After 26 days, the reign of the 232nd Roman Catholic Pope Leo XI ends.  He first picked up his Holy Cross on April 01, 1605.
  6. 1773 Tuesday: The British Parliament passes the Tea Act, one of the things that would set the colonists of New England and the North American Colonies off; this would begin the road to the start of hostilities culminating in the Revolutionary War.
  7. 1777 Sunday: The only land battle in Connecticut during the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Ridgefield, took place, resulting in a limited British victory.
  8. 1805 Saturday: During the First Barbary War, an American-led force of Marines and mercenaries captured the city of Derna, on the shores of Tripoli.
  9. 1813 Tuesday: The Battle of York took place in Upper Canada during the War of 1812 as a U.S. force defeated the British garrison in present-day Toronto before withdrawing.
  10. 1822 Saturday: The 18th President of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant, was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio, on this date.  He would serve as commander-in-chief from March 04, 1869, to March 04, 1877.   
  11. 1848 Thursday: France frees the last slaves in its colonies worldwide.
  12. 1857 Monday: Austria prohibits the Jews from establishing further congregations in the southern part of the country.
  13. 1861 Saturday: After Virginia secedes from the United States, West Virginia secedes from its parent state.  Meanwhile, President Abraham Lincoln suspends the right of habeas corpus.
  14. 1865 Thursday: The steamer Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee, killing more than 1,400 people, mostly freed Union prisoners of war.
  15. 1880 Tuesday: Francis Clarke and M.G. Foster patented the electrical hearing aid.
  16. 1897 Tuesday: The federal government dedicates President Ulysses S. Grant’s Tomb.
  17. 1898 Wednesday: The 35th U.S. Secretary of State John Sherman, a Republican, left office on this date.  He served under President William McKinley from March 06, 1897, until today. 
  18. 1902 Sunday: In Lake Forest, Illinois, the former 3rd U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Julius Sterling Morton died at age 70.  A Democrat, Secretary Morton served under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to March 05, 1897.
  19. 1909 Tuesday: The reign of the 34th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Abdul Hamid II ends on this date.  He first became caliph of all Islam on August 31, 1876, and guided the Faithful from that date until today.  His successor- Mehmed V- began his reign on this date and would guide his nation through almost all of World War I until his date ended on July 27, 1909.
  20. 1915 Tuesday: During World War I, Ottoman Turkish forces under the command of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk launch a counterattack against Allied forces.
  21. 1937 Tuesday: The U.S. Social Security Administration makes its debut payments of benefits.
  22. 1938 Wednesday: King Zog I of Albania married Countess Geraldine Apponyi de Nagy-Apponyl.  She was the first American woman to become a queen.  Elsewhere, a colored baseball appeared in a baseball game.  A game between Columbia and Fordham universities in New York City used a yellow baseball.
  23. 1940 Saturday: SS Chief Heinrich Himmler orders the construction of the Auschwitz Concentration Camp to begin, the destination for millions of Europe’s Jews and others designated unfit for habitation in Nazi-occupied Europe.
  24. 1941 Sunday: German forces occupied Athens during World War II.  German motorized units, armor, and infantry marched through the streets to throngs of silent people standing on each side of the street.  Not since the Ottoman Turks has anything as appalling as this happened to the brave Greek people.    
  25. 1942 Monday: Famed session rock drummer, Jim Keltner, is born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on this date.  Elsewhere, Canada orders conscription of military-aged males for overseas during World War II.
  26. 1943 Tuesday: The Soviet Union breaks off contact with the Free Polish government in Great Britain, intending to put its own Polish leadership in charge of Poland once it’s liberated.  In North Africa, the British continue pushing the Germans into a corner in Tunisia from which they cannot extricate themselves. 
  27. 1944 Thursday: Fighting in New Guinea continues with U.S. troops capturing the main airstrip at Hollandia from the Imperial Japanese units defending it.
  28. 1945 Friday: Italian partisans capture Benito Mussolini and other Italian Fascists to hold for trial for crimes against the Italian people.  Elsewhere, in the fight for Berlin, Soviet forces are able to capture the airfield at Tempelhof cutting off any further air escapes by desperate Nazi leaders trying to flee the city.  Fighting continues around Spandau and from the north, another Soviet army is battering its way into the city. 
  29. 1946 Saturday: The SS African Star went into service, which became the first ship equipped with radar.  Elsewhere, Gordon Haskell—future guitarist/vocalist with King Crimson[i]—is born in Verwood, Dorset, England, on this date.
  30. 1947 Sunday: Pete Ham—future guitarist/vocalist with the British rock band, Badfinger[ii]– is born  on this date in Swansea, Wales.
  31. 1950 Thursday: South Africa passes Group Areas Act, which segregates the races from one another.  Meanwhile, Great Britain recognized the state of Israel on this date.
  32. 1951 Friday: Future KISS[iii] guitarist, Ace Frehley—is born in New York City on this date.
  33. 1953 Monday: The United States offered $50,000 and political asylum to any Communist pilot that delivered a MIG jet.
  34. 1954 Tuesday: The monsoon continues to hover over the battlefield at Dien Bien Phu which makes it increasingly difficult to get in supplies to the brave French and allied defenders fighting the good fight to keep French Indochina free.  At Isabelle, Colonel André Lalande, the commanding officer of the second largest and most isolated fighting position, instructs his subordinates to select the best men and to head out into the desolation surrounding their positions to stop the communists from digging trenches closer to their position.  Legionnaires set out with Algerian troops and find themselves in a heavier fight than anticipated as the enemy had not one but two trenches full of assault infantry.  This would lead to the Algerians falling back in disarray which would lead the commanders at Isabelle to consider a modern-day version of decimation.  In the end, lesser officers stood by the side of the Algerians and a morale-busting bloodletting was stopped before it could proceed.[iv]  
  35. 1961 Thursday: The National Football Association officially recognizes the NFL Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. 
  36. 1965 Tuesday: R.C. Duncan won a patent for “Pampers.”  Elsewhere, broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow died in Pawling, N.Y., two days after turning 57 years old.
  37. 1967 Thursday: Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson officially opened Expo ’67 on today’s date.  Meanwhile undefeated heavyweight boxing champion, Rocky Marciano, retires from the sport.
  38. 1968 Saturday: Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey declared his candidacy for president, less than a month after President Lyndon Baines Johnson said he would not run for re-election. 
  39. 1969 Sunday: In Washington, D.C., future U.S. Senator Cory Booker is born.  A future Democrat, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body (or so they claim) on October 31, 2013, representing the state of New Jersey.
  40. 1972 Thursday: Apollo 16 arrives safely back on Earth from exploring the Moon.
  41. 1973 Friday: Acting FBI Director L. Patrick Gray resigned after the press revealed that he had destroyed files removed from the safe of Watergate conspirator E. Howard Hunt.
  42. 1975 Sunday: North Vietnamese infantry and armor encircled Saigon on this date.  Although panic grips much of the populace of South Vietnam’s capital city, South Vietnamese troops are determined to hold out for as long as they can.  Had not the Democrats in the U.S. Congress prevented President Gerald R. Ford from rushing in military supplies so the ARVN troops could fight on equal terms, this humiliating defeat would never have occurred.  However, the Democrats being the pro-communist scum they are left the South to its fate.  Evil.   
  43. 1978 Thursday: Convicted Watergate defendant John D. Ehrlichman was released from an Arizona prison after serving 18 months.  Elsewhere, 51 construction workers plunged to their deaths when a scaffold inside a cooling tower at the Pleasants Power Station site in West Virginia, fell 168 feet to the ground.
  44. 1982 Tuesday: The trial of John W. Hinckley, Jr., who had shot four people, including President Ronald Wilson Reagan, began in Washington, D.C.  The trial ended with Hinckley’s acquittal because of insanity.
  45. 1983 Wednesday: Nolan Ryan passes the strikeout king, Walter Johnson, by achieving 3,509 career strikeouts in Major League Baseball.
  46. 1986 Sunday: Soviet Authorities order the evacuation of Pripyat a day after the Chernobyl nuclear accident.
  47. 1987 Monday: The U.S. Department of Justice prevents Austrian Chancellor Kurt Waldheim from entering the U.S. due to his service to the Nazis during World War II.
  48. 1992 Monday: The Republic of Serbia and its lone ally, Montenegro proclaimed the new Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in Belgrade and 12 other former Soviet Republics won entry into the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank as Russia collapsed.  Betty Boothroyd became the first female Speaker of Britain’s House of Commons.
  49. 2004 Tuesday: U.S. forces fighting in Iraq kill 64 jihadists in and around Najaf in some fierce fighting as well as take out a piece of antiaircraft artillery. 
  50. 2005 Wednesday: With the U.S. House Ethics Committee evenly divided, on the House floor, a vote of 406-20 rescinds controversial GOP-imposed rules that had taken effect in January and slowed things to a crawl.  The Democrats DETEST any kind of ethics investigations unless they are in charge and launch them against their enemies.
  51. 2006 Thursday: Construction commences on the new Freedom Tower for the new World Trade Center in New York City.  In other news, the Chi-Coms never rest in their efforts to subvert other countries and the nation of Nepal is in the midst of a fight with Maoist thugs.  However, the rebels agree to a three-month truce with the newly elected government.
  52. 2007 Friday: The Pentagon announces that the CIA has arrested an al-Qaida thug- Abdul Hadi al-Iraqi- and instead of f**king around with him in the courts sent him straight to Guantanamo Bay.  Good riddance.  Elsewhere, Chechen rebels in Shatoy get lucky and shoot down a Russian Mi-8 military transport helicopter killing at least 20 Russian soldiers.  Doesn’t matter- Putin will get you guys…
  53. 2008 Sunday: News begins to break about a scumbag named Josef Fritzi in the town of Amstetten, Austria, had a special cellar in his house where he imprisoned his daughter Elisabeth from the age of 18 onward for the next 24 years.  He raped her and fathered seven children with her, three girls and four boys.  By the time the authorities discovered what this monstrous scumbag had done, he was age 74.  The trial was swift, and he received a life sentence.   We’re sorry, the Austrian government should have shot this POS.  
  54. 2009 Monday: A 23-month-old Mexico City toddler died at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, becoming the first swine-flu death on U.S. soil.  Meanwhile, a strong earthquake hammered Mexico, rattling nerves among residents already tense from a swine flu outbreak.  Elsewhere, former WBA heavyweight champion Greg Page died at home in Louisville, Kentucky, of positional asphyxiation.  He was 50 years old.  Over the course of his pro-career, he amassed a record of 58 fights, 48 wins (17 Kos), and  1 draw.  Finally, one of President Barack Hussein Obama’s Air Force One jets, a Boeing 747, and an F-16 fighter jet panicked New Yorkers as they circled over lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty for what turned out to be a photo op.  Many people believe this to have been staged, the president committing a heinous practical joke above a city scarred from the 9-11 Attacks eight years before.  What a POS.
  55. 2010 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate investigates the banking firm of Goldman-Sachs due to their making BILLIONS of dollars during the collapse of the housing market. 
  56. 2011 Wednesday: Powerful tornadoes raked the South and Midwest; according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, more than 120 twisters resulted in 316 deaths. 
  57. 2012 Friday: The wives and children of the dead terrorist thug, Osama bin Laden suffer deportation from Pakistan back to their homes in Saudi Arabia.  Meanwhile, in the People’s Republic of China, blind dissident Chen Guangcheng escapes house arrest and goes on the lam.  The authorities are going nuts and the dragnet is on…
  58. 2013 Saturday: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. Breyer breaks his shoulder on a fall from his bicycle and is taken to the hospital by ambulance.  Meanwhile, in Karachi, Pakistan, members of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam, launch a terror attack killing 10 and injuring at least 25 people. 
  59. 2014 Sunday: The high court in Egypt dishes out some stiff sentences to pro-Mohammed Morsi rioters- 11 of them this time- of anywhere from 5 to 88 years in the slammer for running amok and rioting in the streets. 
  60. 2015 Monday: The 82nd U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Barack Hussein Obama from February 03, 2009, until today.  His successor, Loretta Lynch- the 83rd U.S. attorney general assumed office today and served until January 20, 2017.
  61. 2016 Wednesday: Unlike other European countries, Austria says “F— this” by limiting asylum claimants into their country and also reserves the right to reject people at their border.  Of course, human rights groups go haywire claiming this is an afront to all humanity.  Austria, we’re with you, Germany and Angela Merkel are NOT your friends.
  62. 2017 Thursday: Julius Younger, American virologist who helped create the Salk polio vaccine dies at age 96 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump softens his stance on NAFTA by saying he ‘seeks to renegotiate it.’ 
  63. 2018 Friday: North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un meets with his South Korean counterpart, President Moon Jae-in to ‘end the Korean War and to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons.’  Meanwhile, German leader Angela Merkel makes a one-day trip to Washington, D.C., to meet with President Donald J. Trump.
  64. 2019 Saturday: Our ‘beloved’ Pope Francis, the 266th Roman Catholic pontiff, donates half-a-million bucks to ‘help’ migrants trying to reach the U.S. border via caravan who are stranded in Mexico City.  Let them remain there.  Meanwhile, a shooter opens fire at a synagogue in Poway, California, managing to slay one and wound three before being taken down himself.   God bless the victims.
  65. 2020 Monday: Thanks to the reopening of some states, the Stock Market has a momentous day.  The DOW Jones Industrial Average closes up 358.51 at 24,133.78; the S&P 500 closes up 41.74 at 2,878.48; and the NASDAQ closes up 95.64 at 8,730.16.  Excellent.  Meanwhile, the Wuhan Virus Crisis, the one the Chinese claim is ‘not theirs but came out of the United States’ continues causing problems.  Global statistics show that currently, we have 3,002,303 confirmed cases what with 208,131 confirmed deaths and 878,813 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,005,934 confirmed cases what with 56,329 confirmed deaths but 112,913 confirmed recoveries so things are looking good- most places.  California’s confirmed cases rest at 44,792 and at 1,755 confirmed deaths.  The Chinese continue lying about their numbers.  Elsewhere, people continue to speculate about North Korean thug dictator, Kim Jong Un, who has been absent from world view for the past two weeks.  Many speculate he contracted COVID-19 and is near or at death whereas others claim he is on a ‘holiday.’  We shall see.  Finally, apparent Democratic Party 2020 presidential nominee Joseph R. Biden remains mum on allegations he sexually abused a staffer back in the 1990s when he was a senator.  Say it ain’t so, Joe!
  66. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 148,190,387 confirmed cases, +864,953, 3,126,361  confirmed deaths, +14,155, and 85,879,081 confirmed recoveries, +850,124.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,375,602 confirmed cases, UP 55,477 from yesterday’s reporting, 579,162 confirmed deaths, UP 806,[v] and 119,318,872 confirmed recoveries, UP 24,064.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[vi]  
  67. 2021 Tuesday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, there have been 264,711 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.    
  68. 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: 3,735,524 confirmed cases, 61,477 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,217,368 confirmed cases, 34,958 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,349 confirmed cases, 478 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 399,331 confirmed cases, 5,498 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., South Dakota, the state with a damaged GOP governor: they have 122,228 confirmed cases, 2,663 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  69. 2021 Tuesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,217 confirmed cases, 6,359 confirmed deaths, and 830,088 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Costa Rica, a bastion of freedom in Central America and where some of us might be becoming citizens if the pretender in the White House is not ejected out upon his flat ass: 241,240 cases of the virus, 3,168 confirmed deaths and 201,264 confirmed recoveries.[viii]    
  70. 2021 Tuesday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,984.93, UP 3.36 points (+0.01%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,090.22, DOWN 48.56 points (-0.34%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,186.72, DOWN 0.90 points (-0.91%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.09 per barrel, +0.15 (+0.24%).  The price of GOLD is $1,771.80 per troy oz., -7.00 (-0.39%) while the price of SILVER is $26.21 per troy ounce, -0.20 (-0.76%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,224.30 per troy oz, -25.20 (-2.02%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, -0.03 (-0.06%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,920.21 per troy oz, -21.67 (-0.74%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $28,600.00 per troy oz., -200.00 (-0.69%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.06.     In Kuwaiti Dinar, one greenback equals 0.30 and in Lesotho Loti, a buck equals 14.38 and in Liberia Dollar, one dollar equals 171.30 of theirs.[xii]  
  71. 2021 Tuesday 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 $3.996 per gallon, $2.791 in Florida, $3.767 in Hawaii, and $3.421 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Mississippi: $2.569.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The first country on the list is the second lowest gasoline price in the world- Iran: $0.227 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Good for those Shiite lunatics  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,221,266,256,036 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.
  72. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Rep. Brian Babin, R-TX 36th congressional district, upbraids the Biden regime’s plan of dumping tens of millions of dollars on the Northern Triangle countries of Central America in the hope that dumping U.S. dollars on corrupt and sometimes criminal regimes will stop the ongoing flow of illegal aliens to the United States.   Speaking of the Biden regime, a new directive prohibits ICE from arresting criminal illegal aliens at courthouses across the country.
  73. 2021 Tuesday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is going to launch a major investigation into extremists…within its own ranks.  Sounding more and more like a communist regime in the making when governmental departments begin looking for enemies within their own ranks.  Next, Joe Biden wants to give the Internal Revenue Service $80 billion so they can step up tax collections and enforcement activities against shirkers unwilling to do their duty and pay higher taxes.  Of course, Democrats in arrears with the IRS will be entirely fine.[xvi]  Moving on, Joe Biden is going to Georgia tomorrow to celebrate his 99th day in office and to blast the GOP.  Oh, he also wants to propose FREE PRESCHOOL, yet another way of getting hold of America’s kids and indoctrinating them into believing there are a billion genders.  Finally, the Washington Post is going to end its ‘fact-checking’ of the lying Joe Biden.  (Note- Fake News strikes again).
  74. 2021 Tuesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– With feeble old Joe Biden in the White House willing to drop to his knees in front of the Iranian mullahs if the murderous thugs will A-L-L-O-W the U.S. back into the flawed nuclear deal, what do the Iranians do?  They cause problems for the U.S. Navy in the Persian Gulf, threatening our warships who then had to drive the IRG swift boats away.  (Note- we think the U.S. should sink Iran’s entire navy).  Meanwhile, as news continues to break about John F. Kerry’s numerous Logan Act violations, there are growing calls for a thorough investigation into the scumbag’s criminal activities.  Speaking of Kerry, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘John F. Kerry’s love of the Iran nuclear deal may have clouded his judgment.’  (Note- nope, Marco- Kerry is a traitor and should be treated as such).  His fellow senator, Rick Scott, R-FL, says that ‘IF the Iran allegations are true, John Kerry must leave government employ.’  Amen.  Bloomberg journalist Eli Lake says that the ‘Iran talks can do without Russian diplomatic mischief’ (so says a leftist).
  75. 2021 Tuesday I: Political News I– Nonagenarian House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi is limiting attendance for Joe Biden’s first ‘address’ to a joint session of Congress.  What?  Is he going to be like, a, uh, hologram?  Whatever happens, it’s going to be hysterical.   In California, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom is sniveling and whining about the recall effort going forward against him.  He is blaming the GOP when it’s EVERYONE wanting to get his worthless butt out of office.  Still, many believe the Democrats are going to pull a fast one and somehow preserve the Smiler’s career by having him (we said this last year when or if “Kooky Kamala” Harris actually became the VP) appoint himself U.S. senator by having Senator Dianne Feinstein step down and him take her place.   The other possibility is that he will step down so the lieutenant governor can step in, so the state remains in Democratic Party hands.  We shall see.
  76. 2021 Tuesday J: Political News II–  President Donald J. Trump has endorsed Susan Wright for the Texas 6th congressional district.  Her husband, Rep. Ron Wright, died from COVID-19 and the 45th president hopes to have his widow take his place.   Next, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, is going to address a “Back the Blue” rally that is upcoming.  Speaking of the Peach State, 21 black political leaders are excoriating the Democrats for damaging their state by lying about the new voter law. 
  77. 2021 Tuesday K: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci makes yet another ‘promise’ to the American people- that the U.S. should see a ‘turning point in several weeks’ if we all do the right thing like wear masks and get the Chi-Vi vaccine.  We won’t put any money on that.   Next, although the liberals won’t give President Donald J. Trump any credit for the vaccine, they are now demanding he do a public service announcement to get his ‘Neanderthal followers’ to go out and get vaccinations- like good citizens.  What a load of crap.
  78. 2021 Tuesday K: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Famed Democratic strategist James Carville says that ‘wokeness is a problem for Democrats’ and that ‘we all know it.’   Next, news comes out that many state-run colleges now require new hires to commit to the promotion of far-left agendas.  Wow.  We knew this.  In other WOKE insanity, the CEO of VisuWell- Sam Johnson- found himself terminated from his job for asking why a foul-mouthed punk at a prom reception was wearing a dress and being a foul-mouthed little shit.  What?  People cannot say anything anymore.  This is what happens when two generations of young people don’t get the belt across their asses.  Spare the rod and spoil flipping generations.  If kids had been disciplined there would be NO WOKE movement.   Finally, Elon Musk is getting lambasted by the WOKIES about him hosting Saturday Night Live sometime next month.  WTF?  We thought Musk was a ‘cool guy.’[xvii]
  79. 2021 Tuesday L: Miscellaneous News I– Former Dallas PD Officer Amber Guyger who shot her black neighbor dead claiming she entered the wrong apartment and thought the man was an ‘intruder’ is appealing her sentence.   Next, Governor Kevin Stitt, R-OK, signed three anti-abortion bills limiting when abortions can occur.  Of course, the liberals are out running amok, demanding he be removed from office.  Wah, wah, wah.  Next, Senator Cynthia Lummis, R-WY, introduced a bill today that would permit people under age 21 to buy handguns.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump says the ‘Democrats are insane to fight the Arizona 2020 Election audit.’  They are doing everything they can to stop it so that tells you all you need to know.
  80. 2021 Tuesday M: Miscellaneous News II– At the House GOP retreat, apparently tensions between hardcore RINO Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, are rising.  We are not sure as to why the two are having problems but of the two, Cheney is the least popular and needs to shut her mouth.  Moving on, Little Mayor Pete Buttigieg, the U.S. Transportation secretary, says that ‘from the start, Joe Biden has longed for a BIPARTISAN infrastructure bill.’  Yeah, sure.  Bulls**t.   Meanwhile, liberals are fearful that the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan is going to leave women in a dark place.  We guess we could stay there another 50 years and the plight of women in that s—hole country would…still be the same.
  81. 2021 Tuesday N: Miscellaneous News III– Britney Spears is set to speak at an upcoming court hearing regarding the highly unfair conservatorship in which, her father has placed her.   Next, states are fearful of SCOTUS taking the new concealed carry of firearms case in that it might lessen their power.  You can’t trust Chief Justice John Roberts. 
  82. 2021 Tuesday O: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw: Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1654 with a $319 million on the line: 15, 22, 30, 41, 42, and Mega 25.  Out of 120,216 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $10,640 apiece.
  83. 2022 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 511,582,042 confirmed cases, +744,376, 6,253,493 confirmed deaths, +4,481 and 465,258,486 confirmed recoveries, +1,211,765. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,888,247 confirmed cases, UP 98,531 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,019,774 confirmed deaths, UP 766,[xviii] and 80,585,919 confirmed recoveries, UP by 38,517.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xix]
  84. 2022 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 570,481 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 205,726 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 462 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  85. 2022 Wednesday 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: 9,214,036 confirmed cases, 90,335 confirmed deaths, and 8,961,316 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,960,341 confirmed cases, 73,897 confirmed deaths, and 5,814,712 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 248,405 confirmed cases, 1,418 confirmed deaths, and 239,022 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,493,194 confirmed cases, 12,686 confirmed deaths, and 1,445,183 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Federal Prisons: they have 69,054 confirmed cases, 301 confirmed deaths, and 68,641 confirmed recoveries.[xx]   
  86. 2022 Wednesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,067,687 confirmed cases, 10,695 confirmed deaths, and 4,029,571 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Niue, 225th place on the list: 8 cases of the virus, 1 confirmed death and 7 confirmed recoveries.[xxi]                         
  87. 2022 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,301.93, UP 61.75 points (+0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,488.93 DOWN 1.81 points (-0.014%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,183.96, UP 8.76 points (+0.21%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $101.74 per barrel, +0.04 (+0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,885.80 per troy oz., -18.30 (-0.96%) while the price of SILVER is $23.39 per troy ounce, -0.15 (-0.65%).  The price of PLATINUM is $909.20 per troy oz, -2.90 (-0.32%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, 0.00 (0.00%).[xxii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,207.81 per troy oz., +21.38 (+0.98%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,200.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,109.00 per USD/T, +28.00 (+0.91%). The price of ZINC is $4,223.00 per USD/T., +17.00 (+0.40%).   The price of COCOA is $2,568.00 per USD/T, -9.00 (-0.35%).  The price of COFFEE is $216.25 per USD/T, -5.15 (-2.33%).  The price of CORN is $815.50 per USD/T, +12.25 (+1.53%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,052.00 USD 1,000 board feet +17.20 (+1.66%).[xxiii]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.56 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.95 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.39, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 71.38 of theirs.    In Pound Sterling, one greenback equals 0.80 and in Qatari Rial, a buck equals 3.66 and in Romanian Leu, one dollar equals 4.68 of theirs.[xxiv]       
  88. 2022 Wednesday 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 $5.680 per gallon, $4.168 in Florida, $5.249 in Hawaii, and $4.687 in Washington state.[xxv]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Mississippi- $3.776.  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 29th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Pakistan: $3.035 per U.S. Gallon.[xxvi] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,412,638,051,610 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxvii]  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 Ireland the FIFTH largest holder of U.S. debt is Luxembourg.  This nation holds $288,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  89. 2022 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– The world-famous ‘border czar,’ Vice President Kamala Harris has been in charge of the disaster befalling the country for the past 390 days.  Worse than that, it’s been 304 days since last she showed up to do a photo op.  The cost of caring for these uninvited illegal aliens for the past 117 days is a shocking $745,967,001.  Atop that, since the two derelicts became the ‘guardians of the Constitution and the American people,’ the nation has shelled out $42,491,772,744 to care for the leeches.  Since the first day of the year, we have seen 1,192,049 illegal aliens pour across the border and into the interior of the country.  NOT good.  Finally, the conservative low estimate of illegal aliens living in the country is 46,623,706.  We believe the number is treble that, possibly quadruple that.  NO nation can withstand this invasion, perhaps not even until November.  Our nation could soon be lost.  Time for Operation Wetback II.  Let’s round ‘em up and deport them ASAP out of the country and back to whence they came. (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  90. 2022 Wednesday G: Foreign News-Overseas News I– A new poll says that nearly half of all Israelis fear a second Holocaust is brewing.  Next, Russia releases American hostage, Trevor Reed, home to his family in an exchange for a Russian drug trafficker locked up in the United States.  The parents of Mr. Reed said it appeared their son’s treatment at the hands of the Russians was horrible.  F**king Russians.  Time to nuke them.   Speaking of the Russians and their horrible treatment of those whom they don’t like, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is demanding global control over Russia’s nuclear weapons stockpile.  Ukraine fears that the Russians might nuke them the more the Ukrainians continue mopping the floor with Russian blood.
  91. 2022 Wednesday H: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $49.74 (2) AstraZeneca: $66.19 (3) Novavax: $46.46 (4) Merck & Company: $84.41 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $182.10  (6) BioNTech: $144.44 (7) Moderna: $142.43.
  92. 2022 Wednesday I: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $98.84 (2) Boeing: $154.46 (3) General Dynamics: $239.98 (4) Lockheed Martin: $444.98 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $439.77.
  93. 2022 Wednesday J: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $26.04 (2) DuPont: $66.19 (3) 3M: $144.21 (4) Honeywell: $186.35  (5) Teijen: $1,367.00.
  94. 2022 Wednesday K: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $27.63 (2) Beyond Meat: $38.22  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $69.01.
  95. 2022 Wednesday L: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $154.24 (2) Lowe’s: $199.57 (3) Home Depot: $301.60 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $301.60 (5) Amazon: $2,763.34.
  96. 2022 Wednesday M: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– A new poll says that ONLY two-percent of American voters feel that Joe Biden’s economy is ‘excellent.’  Next, you know Joe Biden’s time in office is running out as a new report says that feeble Joe reassured son, Hunter Biden, that he would fund his legal bills tied to his business deals with the Chi-Coms.
  97. 2022 Wednesday N: Political News I– A new bill has come forth seeking to reinstate ALL U.S. military personnel terminated for refusing to undergo vaccination for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu virus.  Excellent.  Bring them back.  In other news, DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testifies on Capitol Hill where we learn that the Biden regime spent $72 million to extricate itself from federal contracts with which to complete construction on the border wall.  Wow.  Secretary Mayorkas says the Trump administration ruined the immigration system but has NO fixes to stop the seething tidal wave of humanity pouring across it.  Instead, he says that domestic extremism- WHITE POWER EXTREMISM- is the most potent threat facing Americans today.  While DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas was testifying before Congress, he raised concerns over what he said is the establishment of a ‘disinformation board’ with which to combat ‘misinformation.’  The board will be headed by ultra-leftist Nina Jankowicz, a fellow at the Wilson Center.
  98. 2022 Wednesday O: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3659 what with a $37 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 03, 11, 13, 23, 34, and Mega 23.  Out of 121,094 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $21,088 apiece.  One ticket was sold at the Arco AM/PM in Perris, CA 92571 while the other was sold at 7-Eleven in Sherman Oaks, CA 91423.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #981 with a jackpot of $454 million up for grabs: Out of 180,291 winning tickets, SIX people had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $16,226 apiece.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0813 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Waters.”  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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Like yesterday’s offering, we have another gem for you by the Canadian-American rock band, the Band.  “Palladium Circles: The Classic New York City Broadcast 1976” came out on March 10, 2015, a live album recorded at the world-famous New York Palladium two months before “The Last Waltz” concert.  Unlike yesterday’s offering which left off “Stage Fright,” this album has it as well as more.  Fans rave that this concert was full of power, that the group was smoking hot, and that it was like old times.  We hope you will seek this one out and consider adding it to your growing collection of some of the best music in the history of the world by one of the all-time amazing bands: The Band.  Seek it out and enjoy- you will be glad you did.

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

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

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

[iv] As is the norm, we visit Martin Windrow’s amazing book, “The Last Valley,” De Capo Press (2006) as well as Time-Life Books for relevant information on this critical fight against communism. 

[v] 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)

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

[vii] See previous.

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xiv] Please see the following site for information on global gas prices: Gasoline prices around the world, 19-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] Grover Norquist says that Joe Biden is returning the nation back to the failed tax policies of the past that so harmed the nation.

[xvii] Speaking of Elon Musk, he says that ‘those who go on the Mars trip may not come back alive.’  Amen.

[xviii] 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)

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

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

[xxi] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

101. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2022

: Friends, we understand that the left can say whatever they want about whomever they want. However, they persecute us for making light of all manner of things, lampooning bigwig politicians, or criticizing drastic social changes. Well, we will do our best to clean things up and put our critics at ease. What the hell.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 220

101. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court of the United States Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes; Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan; U.S. Secretaries of State Edward Everett, Bainbridge Colby, Charles Evans Hughes, and Dean Acheson; U.S. Treasury Secretary Nicholas F. Brady; U.S. Secretary of War John W. Weeks; Soviet leader Konstantin U. Chernenko; Venezuelan thug dictator Hugo Chavez; the J. Geil’s Band featuring John Geils:

  1. 672 Thursday: The 77th Roman Catholic Pope Adeodatus II assumes his position as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his flock from today until June 17, 676.
  2. 678 Thursday: The reign of the 78th Roman Catholic Pontiff- Pope Donus- ends on this date.  He first became the shepherd of all Christendom on November 02, 676.
  3. 896 Wednesday: The reign of the 112th Roman Catholic Pope Boniface VI begins on this date.  He would guide his earthly flock from today until April 26, 896.
  4. 1111 Tuesday: The reign of the 160.3rd Roman Catholic Antipope Sylvester IV ends on this date.  Elected in opposition to Pope Paschal II, Sylvester IV first became pontiff on November 08, 1105.
  5. 1471 Tuesday: King Edward IV of England conquers London from King Henry VI.
  6. 1564 Saturday: England and France sign the Peace of Troyes.
  7. 1689 Monday: William III and Mary II undergo crowning as joint sovereigns of Britain. 
  8. 1713 Tuesday: The Treaty of Utrecht undergoes signing, ending the War of Spanish Succession.
  9. 1775 Tuesday: The last execution for witchcraft in Germany takes place.
  10. 1783 Friday: Upon receiving a copy of the provisional treaty on March 13, the U.S. Congress proclaims that hostilities formally cease in the American Revolutionary War.
  11. 1794 Friday: In Dorchester, Massachusetts, the future 20th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Everett is born.  He would serve under President Millard Fillmore from November 06, 1852, to March 04, 1853.  Over the course of his lifetime, he was a member of several political parties: National Republican, Whig, Constitutional Union, National Union.
  12. 1814 Monday: After Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated as the French emperor, the British and their allies then banished him to the island of Elba.
  13. 1848 Tuesday: Hungary becomes a constitutional monarchy under King Ferdinand of Austria.
  14. 1856 Friday: Costa Rica beats back William Walker’s invading Nicaraguan army.
  15. 1860 Wednesday: In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, future 48th U.S. Secretary of War John W. Weeks is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Warren G. Harding from March 05, 1921, to October 13,1925.
  16. 1862 Friday: In Glens Falls, N.Y., future 44th U.S. secretary of state and 11th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice of the United States Charles Evans Hughes is born.  As secretary of state, Hughes- a Republican- served under President Warren G. Harding from March 05, 1921, to March 04, 1925.  As for the U.S. Supreme Court, Hughes was the 62nd over all justice on the nation’s highest court.   President Herbert Hoover nominated him to fill William Howard Taft’s seat and as the 11th chief justice of the court, he served from February 24, 1930, to June 30, 1941.
  17. 1864 Monday: During the Civil War, the Battle of Mobile, Alabama, takes place with the results that the Confederate troops abandon the city.  
  18. 1865 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln spoke to a crowd outside the White House, saying, “We meet this evening, not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart.”  (It was the last public address that President Lincoln would ever deliver).
  19. 1868 Saturday: Japan abolishes the Shogunate.
  20. 1876 Tuesday: General Sir Charles Gordon ends religious tolerance in the Sudan.  Elsewhere, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks underwent organization on this date.  
  21. 1890 Friday: The federal government designates Ellis Island, New York, as an immigration station.
  22. 1893 Tuesday: In Middletown, CT, future 51st U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson is born.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from January 21, 1949, to January 20, 1953.
  23. 1898 Monday: President William F. McKinley asks for a declaration of war against Spain.
  24. 1899 Tuesday: The Treaty of Paris ends the Spanish-American War with the result that Spain cedes Puerto Rico to the United States.
  25. 1906 Wednesday: Physicist Albert Einstein introduces his Theory of Relativity.
  26. 1912 Thursday: The RMS Titanic leaves Queenstown, Ireland, bound for New York.
  27. 1913 Friday: Postmaster General Albert S. Burleson, during a meeting of President Woodrow’s cabinet, proposed gradually segregating whites and blacks who worked for the Railway Mail Service, a policy that went into effect and spread to other agencies.
  28. 1921 Monday: Iowa became the first state to impose a cigarette tax, at 2 cents a package.  Meanwhile, the first live sports event on radio took place on KDKA Radio.  The event was a boxing match between Johnny Ray and Jonny Dundee.
  29. 1930 Friday: In New York City, N.Y., future 68th U.S. Treasury Secretary Nicholas F. Brady is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush from September 15, 1988, to January 17, 1993.
  30. 1931 Saturday: Construction on the Empire State Building in New York City ended on this date, with the official opening set for May 1, 1931.
  31. 1941 Friday: The German Luftwaffe blitzes the city of Coventry, England.
  32. 1944 Tuesday: Russian Generals Fyodor Tolbukhin and Andrey Yeremenko are preparing to hammer the German and Rumanian troops going to ground around Sebastopol in the Ukraine.  They have a total of 470,000 seasoned battle troops, 560 tanks and self-propelled guns not to mention a vast air armada and artillery divisions at their command.  Hitler promises his troops that he will send them reinforcements, but the Germans cannot train them fast enough to go into the meatgrinder on the Eastern Front.[i]
  33. 1945 Wednesday: During World War II, American soldiers liberated the notorious Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald in Germany.
  34. 1947 Friday: Jackie Robison became the first black player in major league history by playing in an exhibition game with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
  35. 1950 Tuesday: In Bemus Point, N.Y., the 43rd U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby died.  He began political life as a member of the GOP, then a Progressive, and finally a Democrat. He served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 23, 1920, to March 04, 1921.
  36. 1951 Wednesday: President Harry S. Truman relieved General Douglas McArthur of his commands in the Far East.
  37. 1954 Sunday: As the Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues to rage, Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais reorganizes the remaining portion of the camp and outlying posts into five sectors, all commanded by a single officer who would report directly to him.  The French are beginning to regain their confidence as radio eavesdropping of their communist enemies show that morale is extremely low on their side.  Thousands of People’s Army soldiers have been killed or wounded and General Giap is having to scramble to get reinforcements of his own sent to what many in other parts of the country believe is little more than a burial ground.  Can the French sustain the fight?  Can the communists?  We shall see.[ii]
  38. 1956 Wednesday: France decides to send 200,000 reservists to the war in Algeria.
  39. 1961 Tuesday: Israel commences its prosecution of war criminal Adolf Eichmann for genocide.
  40. 1963 Thursday: the 261st Roman Catholic Pope John XXIII issued his final encyclical, “Pacem in Terris”— “Peace on Earth.”
  41. 1967 Tuesday: In Miami Beach, Florida, heavyweight boxer “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier scores a 5th-round TKO over opponent, Jefferson Davis, to put his pro record to 15-0.
  42. 1968 Thursday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson signs the 1968 Civil Rights Act.
  43. 1970 Saturday: Apollo 13 with astronauts James A. Lovell, Fred W. Haise and Jack Swigert, blasted off on its ill-fated mission to the moon.
  44. 1976 Sunday: Computer geeks create the Apple I computer on this date. 
  45. 1979 Wednesday: As rebels and exiles backed by Tanzanian forces seize control of his ruined nation, the people depose Idi Amin as president of Uganda. 
  46. 1980 Friday: The Equal Employment Commission regulates sexual harassment on the job.
  47. 1981 Saturday: In Paradise, Nevada, at Caesar’s Palace, Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, beats Trevor Berbick in a 15 round unanimous decision to retain the WBC and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  With the win, Holmes record improved to 37-0 while Berbick’s record dropped to 18—2-1.  Meanwhile, at the Concord Resort Hotel in Thompson, N.Y., heavyweight boxer, “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon scored an 8-round unanimous decision over opponent, Dave Johnson, to put his pro record to 9-0.  Elsewhere, President Ronald Reagan returned to the White House from the hospital, 12 days after he was wounded in an assassination attempt.
  48. 1984 Wednesday: General-Secretary Konstantin U. Chernenko becomes president of the Soviet Union on this date.  Meanwhile, Chinese troops invade Vietnam because Vietnam won’t comply with the Chi-Com demands.  
  49. 1991 Thursday: The UN Security Council issues a ceasefire in the case of Desert Storm and the invasion of Iraq.
  50. 1992 Saturday: In Paradise, Nevada, heavyweight boxer “Big George” Foreman won a 10-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Alex “The Destroyer” Stewart, to put his professional record to 71-3.  As for the ‘Destroyer,” his record went to 28-4.
  51. 1996 Thursday: The Detroit Red Wings become the second NHL team to win 60 games in a season.  Elsewhere, in Vancouver, Canada, heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith scores a TKO of opponent, Troy Roberts, at the 2:36 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout.  “Bonecrusher” Smith’s record went to 42-15-1 with the victory.
  52. 1998 Saturday: The executive committee of the Ulster Union Party voted 55-23 to support the Northern Ireland peace accord and its leader, David Trimble, who had outmaneuvered rebels in his ranks.
  53. 2001 Wednesday: The crew of the damaged U.S. spy plane forced to land in Hainan Island off the coast of mainland China is released.  However, their plane is kept for another couple of weeks so the Chi-Coms can go over every inch of the plane before sending it back to President George W. Bush in pieces.
  54. 2002 Thursday: An attempted coup d’état takes place in Venezuela against thug president Hugo Chavez. More than half-a-million angry, pissed off Venezuelans marching through the streets.  You people should have overthrown this thug when you had the opportunity.
  55. 2003 Friday: U.S. troops begin rolling into Mosul, Iraq, on this date encountering minimal resistance.  Once the ‘shock and awe’ of U.S. hammer blows on Iraqi forces became overwhelming, many units began moving into the Round 2 strategy of melting into the population and initiating a guerilla war against the Coalition forces.  This would go on for several years.  Violent, bloody, and damned depressing.
  56. 2004 Sunday: It’s Easter Sunday and President George W. Bush is visiting U.S. troops at a base in Iraq, one that’s been hit hard by fighting and attacks.  The president acknowledges it’s been a harrowing week and professes NO idea as to when things might improve.  We probably should not have invaded the country, President Bush, it was a BIG FLIPPING mistake.  Still, we broke it, it’s ours.
  57. 2005 Monday: Hezbollah sends several drones into Israeli airspace, claiming to be conducting reconnaissance over the world’s only Jewish state in response to some border problems between Lebanon and Israel.  The Israeli Air Force takes to the skies and conducts numerous low-level air penetrations all across southern Lebanon.  The Hezbollah rats scurry back into their sewers.
  58. 2006 Tuesday: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces that Iran has successfully enriched uranium.  Elsewhere, terror befalls tens of thousands of revelers celebrating the birth of the Prophet Muhammad as a suicide bomber sets off a device that blows 47 to meet the Prophet sooner than they planned and injures another 85-90 people.  What the hell is wrong with these people? 
  59. 2007 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate is considering a bill with which to allow more scientific research on stem cells.  However, President George W. Bush threatens a veto as he should.  Meanwhile, the chair of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee (and presidential candidate) Joseph R. Biden says he backs the idea of using force in Darfur.  What is it about these Deep Staters who want to involve the United States in wars across the planet?  Enough is enough.  We are tied down in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  60. 2008 Friday: Somali pirates operating in the Gulf of Aden (goes on year after year) release 30 hostages captured aboard a French luxury yacht plying the area.  Folks, who the f**k wants to take a scenic trip through ‘pirate alley?’ (We heard once that the Saudis were considering filling a yacht with people who wanted to light the pirates up just for sport.  Now that is a boat upon which, we would love to sail!).
  61. 2009 Saturday: In the Gulf of Aden, the French navy does battle with Somali pirates who captured a yacht.  The sailors kill several of the thugs, rout the rest, and recover at least four hostages.  We believe it’s time for world powers to join forces and wipe out this scourge of scumbags.  This is the 21st century, folks.
  62. 2010 Sunday: Tehran announces that the Iranians will participate in the upcoming Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty talks in New York.  Of course, they are going to say and do anything necessary for them to continue keeping their nuclear weapons program a clandestine one.  Elsewhere, Poles around the world are commencing a week of mourning their leader, President Lech Kaczynski, who died along with several others in a mysterious plane crash outside Smolensk, Russia.
  63. 2011 Monday: In France, a law banning the wearing of the burqa and the hijab goes into effect on this day—screw the Muslims!  In Egypt in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, protesters demanding ousted President Hosni Mubarak face charges for all kinds of crimes and who were lit up the day before are back demanding all sorts of reforms be instituted to make the country more ‘Islamic.’
  64. 2012 Wednesday:  The North Korean Workers Party names Kin Jong Un First Secretary, with his father, Kim Jong IL as the party’s “eternal” General Secretary.  Elsewhere, rescuers reach nine trapped miners in a collapses copper mine in the southern part of Peru.
  65. 2013 Thursday: Malawi President Joyce Banda accuses singer Madonna of ‘bullying state officials’ after exaggerating the contributions of her charity and complaining about her treatment during a recent visit to the country.  Elsewhere, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan’s offer of amnesty for Boko Haram thugs- if they’d straighten up and stop murdering and abducting people- is rejected by the terrorist group.
  66. 2014 Friday: Budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell is nominated to replace Kathleen Sibelius as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services.  Meanwhile, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Cat Stevens[iii], Nirvana[iv], KISS[v], Hall & Oates[vi], Linda Ronstadt[vii], and Peter Gabriel[viii] on this date.  Meanwhile, as Muslims and Christians kill one another in the Central African Republic, the United Nations agrees to send 12,000 blue helmets to keep the two groups from continuing the bloodshed.
  67. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro meet at the Summit of the Americas in Panama for talks aimed at thawing relations; the historic meeting marks the first interaction in decades between top leaders of the two nations.  President Obama loves communists, and he loves jihadists, especially Shiite ones.
  68. 2016 Monday: In war-torn Yemen, a U.N.-backed ceasefire goes into effect between Saudi Arabia and Iranian-backed Houthi rebels.  Elsewhere, Goldman Sachs, seen as one of the big causes of the 2008 fiscal crisis that conveniently helped Barack Hussein Obama win the White House reached a settlement with the federal government for having sold ‘derivatives,’ packages of mortgages that contained numerous dogs which when everything went to hell took the entire economy down with it.  Anyhow, Goldman Sachs agreed to pay $5.06 billion to settle all claims.
  69. 2017 Tuesday: Famed rock-and-roll guitarist and co-leader of the J. Geils’ Band[ix], John J. Geils, died from natural causes on this date in Groton, Massachusetts, at age 71.  Elsewhere, as U.S. Navy assets approach the two Koreas, Kim Jong Un goes to the microphone banks to address his people (as well as the world) and threatens WAR with the United States if they don’t pull their forces back.  Elsewhere, a U.S. airstrike goes awry in Syria as American jets seeking to light up a bunch of ISIS scumbags instead kills 18 allied Syrian Democratic Forces troops.
  70. 2018 Wednesday: The Palestinians are upset that Israeli troops and a sniper who took out a Hamas thug got off without being in trouble.  Thus, they set off a bomb near some Israeli construction equipment which then leads the Israeli Defense Forces to light up some Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip.  What the hell is wrong with these people?   Meanwhile, other trouble-makers in the region- the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels- launch some rockets into Saudi Arabia one of which shows up in the skies over Riyadh but is taken down by Saudi air force jets.
  71. 2019 Thursday: Today, things ended for Julian Assange as British police forcibly removed him from the Ecuadoran embassy in London.   The United States wants him extradited so he can stand charges for his role in Wikileaks releasing loads of secret Iraq war documents.  Elsewhere, the son of a local sheriff in the great state of Louisiana undergoes arrest for having committed several acts of arson against historically black churches in the state.  Holden Matthews would eventually receive a sentence of 25 years in a federal prison with hate crimes attached.  POS.
  72. 2019 Thursday A: The 6.1st Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan assumed office on this date.  He would serve under President Donald J. Trump from today until November 13, 2019.
  73. 2020 Saturday: The day before Easter Sunday, Christian churches around the United States are under statewide and local orders NOT to perform services thanks to the despicable virus engineered in communist China and dispatched around the world.  Around the world, there are 1,684,833 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis with 102,136 confirmed deaths and 375,499 confirmed recoveries.   In the United States, Americans continue suffering thanks to our ‘friends’ in the People’s Republic of China what with 530,463 confirmed cases, 20,499 confirmed deaths, and 31,340 confirmed recoveries.  In order to fight this malignant plague, the Democratic Party wants to coopt the nation’s election systems and have everyone vote by mail.  What?
  74. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 135,869,704 confirmed cases, +839,540, 2,935,271  confirmed deaths, +14,734, and 77,284,566 confirmed recoveries, +508,538.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,397,113 confirmed cases, UP 48,882 from yesterday’s reporting, 567,591 confirmed deaths, UP 449, and 119,003,025 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.[x] 
  75. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 239,048 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  76. 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: 3,696,791 confirmed cases, 60,334 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,124,233 confirmed cases, 34,021 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 30,956 confirmed cases, 471 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 377,979 confirmed cases, 5,373 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Oklahoma, home of the late great Bass Reeves, the true Lone Ranger: they have 442,805 confirmed cases, 6,691 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.[xi] 
  77. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 835,933 confirmed cases, 6,296 confirmed deaths, and 825,579 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Kazakhstan, yet another loyal client state of Russia: 320,881 cases of the virus, 3,267 confirmed deaths and 284,034 confirmed recoveries.[xii]
  78. 2021 Sunday D: U.S. CURRENCY COMPARED TO FOREIGN: Today, Bitcoin to one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.56 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.19.     In Ecuadorian Sucre, one greenback equals 25,000.00 and in French Pacific Franc, a buck equals 100.24.[xiii]
  79. 2021 Sunday 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 $3.932 per gallon, $2.839 in Florida, $3.725 in Hawaii, and $3.336 in Washington state.[xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- Georgia: $2.708.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,160,214,670,182 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
  80. 2022 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 499,644,267 confirmed cases, +458,572, 6,205,518 confirmed deaths, +2,146 and 449,418,898 confirmed recoveries, +703,516. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,101,946 confirmed cases, UP 38,957 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,012,427 confirmed deaths, UP 276,[xvi] and 79,952,429 confirmed recoveries, UP to 43,909.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xvii]
  81. 2022 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 563,134 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 198,469 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 446 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  82. 2022 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,133,348 confirmed cases, 89,498 confirmed deaths, and 8,881,898 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,911,882 confirmed cases, 73,583 confirmed deaths, and 5,796,163 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 241,972 confirmed cases, 1,382 confirmed deaths, and 236,602 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,467,059 confirmed cases, 12,566 confirmed deaths, and 1,429,877 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Montana: they have 272,919 confirmed cases, 3,255 confirmed deaths, and 269,320 confirmed recoveries.[xviii]   
  83. 2022 Monday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,006,177 confirmed cases, 10,591 confirmed deaths, and 3,941,841 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- St. Barth, 209th place on the list: 4,313 cases of the virus, 6 confirmed death and 4,307 confirmed recoveries.[xix]                         
  84. 2022 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,308.08, DOWN 413.04 points (-1.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,411.96 DOWN 299.04 points (-2.18%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,412.53, DOWN 75.75 points (-1.69%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $95.10 per barrel, +0.81 (+0.86%).  The price of GOLD is $1,956.10 per troy oz., +7.90 (+0.41%) while the price of SILVER is $25.23 per troy ounce, +0.24 (+0.97%).  The price of PLATINUM is $981.20 per troy oz, +3.40 (+0.35%) while the price of COPPER is $4.63 per pound, 0.00 (-0.04%).[xx]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,448.73 per troy oz., +16.56 (+0.68%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,900.00 per troy oz., -100.00 (-0.53%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,180,000.00 per CNY/T, -30,000.00 (-2.48%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,229.00 per USD/T, -145.50 (-4.31%). The price of ZINC is $4,320.00 per USD/T., +65.50 (+1.54%).   The price of COCOA is $2,616.00 per USD/T, -4.00 (-0.15%).  The price of COFFEE is $236.60 per USD/T, +4.95 (+2.14%).  The price of LUMBER is $886.30 USD 1,000 board feet -63.60 (-6.70%).[xxi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.92 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 19.92, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 81.00 of theirs.    In Iraqi Dinar, one greenback equals 1,458.50 and in Jamaican Dollar, a buck equals 153.87 and in Japanese Yen, one dollar equals 125.42 of theirs.[xxii]       
  85. 2022 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.763 per gallon, $4.072 in Florida, $5.228 in Hawaii, and $4.680 in Washington state.[xxiii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: District of Columbia- $4.237.  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 13th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Egypt: $1.971 per U.S. Gallon.[xxiv] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,378,296,809,101 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxv]  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.  This nation holds $75,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  86. 2022 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– Russian troops operating in Ukraine have been nominated for ‘Darwin Awards’ over the idiots removing ‘radioactive souvenirs’ from the Chernobyl power plant in Ukraine.   Meanwhile, Ukrainian military authorities are alleging the Russians have used drones with which to disperse chemical weapons in the beleaguered port city of Mariupol.  Civilian and military authorities are awaiting independent confirmation that the Russians did indeed use chemical weapons.  Speaking of such barbarism, a Chechen leader says that Russian President Vladimir Putin should indeed use tactical nuclear weapons to subdue the Ukrainians.  Still, Moscow claims they have eradicated all of Ukraine’s S-300 missile systems.
  87. 2022 Monday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says ‘Russia will not suspend its military operations in Ukraine even as ‘peace talks’ between the two countries are underway.   Meanwhile, although the Russians claim otherwise, the mayor of Mariupol says that at least 10,000 civilians have died during the siege and that when the siege is lifted, the true numbers of dead civilians could double that.  How is it the United Nations is not raising troops from member countries and forcing Russia to stop its malevolent actions in a peaceful country?
  88. 2022 Monday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Vice President Kamala Harris- California’s shame- has been in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border disaster for the past 374 days and worse, she has not shown up to do more than a couple hours’ worth of work in 288 days.  What has the country done to deserve a vice president such as her?  Okay, we do our best to continue computing the true costs of illegal immigration on America, the same way that One America News did prior to Direct TV removing them from their list of channels.  Perhaps because we continue promoting the honest-to-God numbers to the best of our abilities, perhaps this is why we find ourselves under assault from some of the biggest search engines.  It is what it is.  The cost of caring for the illegal alien invaders since January 01, 2022, is $642,844,149.  The cost of caring for the Biden-Harris illegals since the undynamic duo took their oaths with which they swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution is $42,388,919,892.  The number of illegals we estimate to have crossed the border since January 20, 2021, is 1,026,488.  Fourth and final, the conservative low estimate of illegal aliens in the country is 45,401,750.  We believe the numbers to be closer to 85-to-125 million illegal aliens which is the prime reason our country is in a state of economic malaise (not to mention liberal policies).[xxvi] (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  89. 2022 Monday I: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $53.97 (2) AstraZeneca: $70.63 (3) Novavax: $57.54 (4) Merck & Company: $86.63 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $179.88  (6) BioNTech: $170.55 (7) Moderna: $160.00.
  90. 2022 Monday J: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $102.12 (2) Boeing: $175.04 (3) General Dynamics: $243.55 (4) Lockheed Martin: $464.30 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $462.14.
  91. 2022 Monday K: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.53 (2) DuPont: $68.48 (3) 3M: $150.12 (4) Honeywell: $189.27  (5) Teijen: $1,312.00.
  92. 2022 Monday L: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $23.55 (2) Beyond Meat: $43.96  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $67.86.
  93. 2022 Monday M: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $154.33 (2) Lowe’s: $204.75 (3) Home Depot: $306.89 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $584.67 (5) Amazon: $3,022.44.
  94. 2022 Monday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– The White House is preparing for ‘extraordinarily-elevated CPI numbers,’ numbers that are sure to lead massive losses in House and Senate seats in November.  Next, the administration nominates a new commander to lead NATO forward.  Meanwhile, even as COVID-19 numbers continue tanking, the Biden administration is seeking a resumption of forcing EVERY federal worker or contractor to undergo forced vaccination with one of the COVID-19 vaccines.
  95. 2022 Monday O: Joe Biden Regime News II– Although President Joe Biden is going to continue forcing all federal workers to undergo vaccination with the COVID-19 vaccines- and although Dr. Anthony Fauci continues saying the American people are going to have to learn to live with this foul disease, the Pentagon is moving onto the next pandemic, whatever it might be.
  96. 2022 Monday P: Political News I– Law enforcement officers in Pennsylvania arrested an elderly man who was sticking “I DID THAT” stickers onto gasoline pumps.  The stickers featured President Joseph R. Biden pointing to the exorbitant cost of the gas pumped.  Other hilarious stickers featured the nation’s vice president, quoted as saying, “I HELPED.”  While we recognize gas station owners must peel the stickers off- sometimes with difficulty- one cannot sidestep the fact that energy costs are sky high, and that the Biden-Harris administration bears COMPLETE responsibility and not Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine.
  97. 2022 Monday Q: Political News II– Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson blasted the White House and its stance on gender affirming/gender reassignment surgeries.  Of course, the White House is a big proponent of life-altering gender surgeries which seems rather devilish to many.  Next, famed economist Peter Navarro says that a ‘perfect storm’ of stagflation is heading our way.   In other news, Texas General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush says, ‘it’s right for Governor Greg Abbott to send illegal aliens- what the left euphemistically labels as ‘undocumented migrants- to Washington, D.C., and to other ‘sanctuary locales.’  Finally, in other news Democrat locales would be wise to emulate, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill this morning with which to bolster fatherhood programs across the Sunshine State.
  98. 2022 Monday R: Political News III– Stacey Abrams-backed election law in the Peach State is going to trial.   Meanwhile, in Iowa, a hubbub continues following last night’s ruling by a judge in the state that won’t permit Senator Chuck Grassley’s struggling Democratic challenger- Abby Finkenauer to appear on the state’s Democratic Party primary ballot.  To qualify for the primary ballot, a candidate must have 100 signatures- or more- each from 19 counties to make the grade.  Although the Finkenauer campaign submitted more than 3,500 signatures, she did not get the necessary number to face off against Senator Grassley.  C’ est la vie.  Of the signatures, questions swirled around three of them from two counties.  Go figure.  Stop registering illegal aliens.
  99. 2022 Monday S: Political News IV– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says the White House is being mum on its plans with which to shove portions of the Build Back Better plan through to fruition.  We can only speculate what other evil crap the administration is attempting to insert into this doomed-to-fail bill.  Election Day is fast approaching and contrary to what many progressives are trumpeting, not every Democrat wants to lose his or her seat supporting this crumbling ‘signature package.’
  100. 2022 Monday T: Second Amendment News– The National Rifle Association has slammed President Joseph R. Biden’s new executive orders on the evil ‘ghost guns.’  Since before the founding of the country, Americans have made their own firearms and ammunition and even though President Biden believes he has a winner with this issue, Americans will continue making their own guns and crafting their own ammunition.  It is what free people in a free country do.  We are not communist China yet nor if older Americans continue defending freedom from the new generation of indoctrinated losers, we will continue doing this until the day we die.
  101. 2022 Monday U: California Lottery Results-Powerball Monday Night Draw- here are the results for the Powerball Draw #974 with a jackpot of $85 million up for grabs: 05, 07, 24, 31, 34, and Power 04.  Out of 62,911 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $33,732.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0797 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Cascade.”  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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Every artist releases a ‘20th Century Masters,’ i.e., best of compilation, and Robbie Robertson is no different.  We have a collection of the guitarist’s most beloved tunes all in one place so what do you have to lose?  We mourn the loss of the Band just as we celebrated the others regrouping and trying to regain some steam.  We also love Robbie Robertson’s unique songwriting abilities, talent that gave us songs that 50 years later are as powerful and as poignant as they are today, especially when put up against crap from Maroon Five, Coldplay, and other Bozo bands that dupe younger fans into believing they are something of value.  Please, seek this album out, give it a good listen, and consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure- you will be glad you did.

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[i] Source: “The Soviet Juggernaut” by Earl F. Ziemke and Time-Life Book, 1980.

[ii] The major source for the Battle of Dien Bien Phu (besides Time-Life Books) is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, Da Capo Press, 2004.

[iii] No clue as to when we will promote the music of Cat Stevens.

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

[v] We look forward to sharing the music of KISS by at least 2035.  We hope you will be with us at that time.

[vi] Hall & Oates?  We have no clue.  Stay tuned.

[vii] Linda Ronstadt?  No clue as to when we will promote the music of this legendary vocalist either.

[viii] We promoted the music of Genesis and its members beginning on Tuesday, 02-April-2019 through Sunday, 15-September-2019.  This included not only the parent group but also Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Mike + the Mechanics, and Phil Collins.  Please, look for them.

[ix] We hope to present the music of the J. Geil’s Band at some point within the next five years.  One of the great American bands, they most certainly deserve to be heard and celebrated by the readership of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day.

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvi] 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)

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

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

[xix] 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)

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

[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.

[xxvi] A new poll says that 52-percent of the American people do not think the Biden-Harris administration is as tough on the border as it should be.  We suspect the true numbers are far higher, like maybe 80-85 percent of the American people. 

100. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2022

26. 1941 Thursday: The Afrika Korps overruns Allied forces in Cyrenaica. Elsewhere on the Balkan Front, as Axis forces bulldoze through Yugoslavia, a new member of the Axis joins the coalition: Croatia led by pro-Nazi Ante Pavelić. Croatia would supply troops for Operation Barbarossa.

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100. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch; U.S. Secretary of Defense Thomas S. Gates Jr.; U.S. Secretary of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen; Vladimir Lenin; the Beatles featuring Paul McCartney and Stuart Sutcliffe, the Michael Schenker Band featuring Edward “Ted” McKenna, the Stray Cats featuring Brian Setzer, and U2:

  1. 847 Wednesday: St. Leo IV begins his reign as the 103rd Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pope from today until July 17, 855.
  2. 1516 Monday: Venice creates the first European Jewish ghetto, a place where the Jews must live.
  3. 1656 Monday: A Dutch fleet conquers the port of Colombo, Ceylon.
  4. 1790 Saturday: President George Washington signed into law the first United States Patent Act.
  5. 1814 Sunday: At the Battle of Toulouse, British and Spanish forces defeated the vaunted Napoleon Bonaparte and his army.  This defeat led to the abdication and banishment of the defeated French monarch to the Isle of Elba.
  6. 1815 Monday: Mt. Tambura in the Dutch East Indies chooses to blow its top on this date, killing at least 71,000 in its vicinity and throwing the world into a globalized volcanic winter.
  7. 1825 Sunday: The first hotel in Hawaii opens on this date.
  8. 1841 Saturday: The New York Tribune begins publishing under the control of Editor Horace Greeley.  
  9. 1849 Tuesday: In New York City, Walter Hunt patents the safety pin; he then sold rights for $100.
  10. 1865 Monday: Having surrendered his Army of Northern Virginia at the Appomattox Court House the day before, General Robert E. Lee said farewell to his men, praising them for their “unsurpassed courage and fortitude,” bringing one of the final chapters of the American Civil War to an end.
  11. 1866 Tuesday: The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals undergoes incorporation on this date.
  12. 1869 Saturday: The U.S. Congress increases number of Supreme Court judges from 7 to 9.
  13. 1870 Sunday: In Russia, future communist revolutionary, Vladimir Lenin, is born.  If only his mother had put his head underwater when he was a baby and left him for the catfish.
  14. 1877 Tuesday: The first national black convention meets in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  15. 1882 Monday: The Matson Shipping Line between California and Hawaii opens its doors.
  16. 1887 Sunday: President Abraham Lincoln and his wife, Mary, undergo reinternment in their native Springfield, Illinois.
  17. 1906 Tuesday: In Germantown, Pennsylvania, future 7th U.S. Secretary of Defense Thomas S. Gates Jr. is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from December 02,1959 to January 20,1961.
  18. 1912 Wednesday: The RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, on its ill-fated maiden voyage.
  19. 1916 Monday: The Professional Golfers Association (PGA) stage the first professional golf tournament on this date.
  20. 1919 Thursday: In messed-up Mexico, government troops kill the revolutionary leader Emiliano Zapata.
  21. 1925 Friday: “The Great Gatsby,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, undergoes first publication on this date.
  22. 1930 Thursday: On this date, manufacturers begin producing synthetic rubber.
  23. 1932 Sunday: German President Paul von Hindenburg wins reelection in a runoff, with Adolf Hitler coming in second.
  24. 1938 Sunday: Austria becomes an official state of Germany.
  25. 1940 Wednesday: Vidkun Quisling forms the Norwegian ‘national government’ after the Nazis overrun his country. 
  26. 1941 Thursday: The Afrika Korps overruns Allied forces in Cyrenaica.  Elsewhere on the Balkan Front, as Axis forces bulldoze through Yugoslavia, a new member of the Axis joins the coalition: Croatia led by pro-Nazi Ante Pavelić.  Croatia would supply troops for Operation Barbarossa.  Meanwhile, in the United States, the Ford Motor Co. became the last major automaker to recognize the United Auto Workers as the representative of its workers.
  27. 1944 Monday: During World War II, the Red Army liberates the city of Odessa from Axis troops.  Fighting is fierce but the Soviets are unstoppable.
  28. 1945 Tuesday: Over the skies of Berlin, German Me 262 jet fighters shoot down 10 U.S. bombers.  Elsewhere, Allied troops liberate the Nazi concentration camp of Buchenwald.  Meanwhile, in Holland, German General Johannes Blaskowitz becomes the commander of “Fortress Holland.”  Sadly, the Dutch would have to wait for the German surrender before being liberated as their neck of the woods, so to speak, was not an important part of the battlefield.   Finally, in the U.S. in the National Football League, the Boston Yankees, and the Brooklyn Tigers merge.
  29. 1947 Thursday: Brooklyn Dodgers President, Branch Rickey purchased the contract of Jackie Robinson from the Montreal Royals.
  30. 1950 Monday: In Lennoxtown, Stirlingshire, Scotland, future drummer/percussionist with the Michael Schenker Band- Edward “Ted” McKenna is born. 
  31. 1952 Thursday: The Minneapolis Lakers beat the New York Knicks, four games to one, to win the fourth NBA Finals and their third crown in four years.  The score for Game 5 was the Lakers 91-to-84 for the Knickerbockers. 
  32. : Incredibly, the fight to control the Elianes around Dien Bien Phu continue.  General Giap of the People’s Army continues sending in wave after wave of attackers beginning late in the evening.  Artillery shells fall upon the French defenders, the attackers force their way through rolls of concertina barbed wire and hand-to-hand fighting goes on to near dawn.  Still, reinforcements scraped up from other parts of French Indochina are able to parachute into the encircled base tonight and tomorrow night.[i]
  33. 1955 Sunday: The Syracuse Nationals won Game 7 of the NBA Finals by a score of 92-91 to beat the Fort Wayne Pistons.  Over the course of the first five NBA Finals matchups, the Nationals lost twice to the Minneapolis Lakers, so this was their first Finals victory.
  34. 1957 Wednesday: Due to wreckage resulting from the Suez Crisis, which had closed the waterway, Egypt reopened the Suez Canal to all shipping traffic. 
  35. 1959 Friday: In Massapequa, New York, future rock-and-roll guitarist/vocalist Brian Setzer, who would play with the Stray Cats[ii] as well as run his own band, is born.
  36. 1961 Monday: Gary Player of South Africa became the first foreign golfer to win the Master’s Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia.  Elsewhere, the trial of Adolf Eichmann gets underway in Jerusalem.
  37. 1962 Tuesday: Stuart Sutcliffe, the original bassist of the Beatles[iii], died in Hamburg, West Germany, at age 21.  
  38. 1963 Wednesday: The fast-attack nuclear submarine USS Thresher (SSN-593) sank during deep-diving tests east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in a disaster that claimed 129 lives.
  39. 1968 Wednesday: The U.S. performs a nuclear test at the Nevada Test Site.  Meanwhile, following the debacle of the failed Tet Offensive, President Lyndon Baines Johnson recalls General William C. Westmoreland from Vietnam and replaces him with General Creighton Abrams.  Elsewhere, “In the Heat of the Night” won best picture of 1967 at the 40th Academy Awards; one of its stars- Rod Steiger- won best actor.
  40. 1970 Friday: Paul McCartney makes it official: the Beatles are over, kaput, no mas, pau hana, done.[iv]
  41. 1971 Saturday: The American table tennis team arrived in China.  The team was the first group of Americans officially allowed into the communist nation since the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949.  The team had received the surprise invitation while in Japan for the 31st World Table Tennis Championship.
  42. 1972 Monday: The U.S., the USSR, and 70 other nations ban biological weapons.
  43. 1981 Friday: Imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands was declared the winner of a by-election to the British Parliament.
  44. 1984 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate condemns the CIA’s mining of Nicaraguan harbors.  Meanwhile, the Challenger shuttle snags the damaged Solar Max satellite.
  45. 1989 Monday: H. J. Heinz, Van Camp Seafood & Bumble Bee Seafood say they will not buy tuna caught in nets that also trap dolphins.
  46. 1991 Wednesday: A rare tropical storm develops in the Southern Hemisphere near Angola; it is the first documented by satellites above the Earth.
  47. 1998 Friday: The Northern Ireland peace talks concluded as negotiators reached a landmark settlement to end 30 years of bitter rivalries and bloody attacks. 
  48. 2003 Thursday: As Iraq continues to collapse, U.S. Special Forces and Kurdish troops enter the strategic city of Kirkuk and meet minimal resistance.  However, the U.S. must agree with the Turks that Kurds cannot be allowed to hold the city seeing as how it’s close to their country and Turks and Kurds hate one another.
  49. 2004 Saturday: According to Al-Jazeera, on the anniversary of the toppling of Iraqi thug dictator Saddam Hussein, heavy fighting rages across the entirety of Iraq with the exception of Kurdish areas.  There, they celebrate the fall of the murderous POS with parties, dancing, festivities, and in one place melt an ice carving of the hated dictator.
  50. 2005 Sunday: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao floats an idea to India, suggesting that the two rivals put past tensions between the two countries behind them and work at pooling resources and talent to become leading IT developers and manufacturers.  Doing so would signify the coming of the Asian Century.  No word from New Delhi.
  51. 2006 Monday: Illegal aliens across the United States take to the streets protesting a new bill, H.R. 4437 which would transform all illegal aliens in the country into felons.  Question: if hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens can pour out of the shadows and roam the streets, why are Border Patrol officers out there scooping them up, putting them in cages, and then deporting them back to whence the f**k they came?  This is what nations that love themselves do.  DO IT NOW.
  52. 2007 Tuesday: The U.S. government authorizes nearly $60 million for the Palestinian Authority.  How about this: how about NOT giving them the money?  They use it to commit terrorist attacks on Israel, not for the betterment of their people.  Elsewhere, all hell is breaking out in Baghdad.  The U.S. and Iraqi forces are fighting terrorists and scumbags and are planning to construct a wall around the Sunni neighborhoods in the capital city seeing as how much of the terrorism is co