273. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2022

Thankfully, the January 6 Committee held its final hearing this past Wednesday to show its final findings and to make some BS recommendation regarding President Trump. I hope that each of the panel’s members meet the same end as those who tried to deny Julius Caesar what was rightfully his- another run at being consul. His jealous enemies got theirs one by one…

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273. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2022:

American Indian Heritage Day (Montana, Texas)

Thankfully, the January 6 Committee held its final hearing this past Wednesday to show its final findings and to make some BS recommendation regarding President Trump.  I hope that each of the panel’s members meet the same end as those who tried to deny Julius Caesar what was rightfully his- another run at being consul.  His jealous enemies got theirs one by one…

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin Robbins Curtis; U.S. Secretary of State John Milton Hay; the Buffalo Springfield featuring Dewey Martin, Gov’t Mule featuring Matt Abts, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles featuring Marvin Tarplin, and T-Rex featuring Marc Bolan:  

  1. 1061 Monday: Elected in opposition to the 156th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander II, the reign of the 155.1st Roman Catholic Antipope Honorius II begins on this date and would continue for the next 10 years and 185 days until January 22, 1072.  The reign of Alexander II begins today and continues until April 21, 1073.
  2. 1168 Monday: The reign of the 170.3rd Roman Catholic Antipope Callixtus III begins today.  Elected in opposition to the 170th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander III, Antipope Callixtus III would guide his followers from today until August 29, 1178.
  3. 1227 Thursday: In Lascano, Papal States, future 191st Roman Catholic Pope Nicholas IV is born Girolamo Masci.  He would assume his Holy Vestments on February 22, 1288, and would guide his global flock from then until April 4, 1292.  
  4. 1399 Monday: England’s Parliament deposed King Richard II; his cousin, Henry of Bolingbroke succeeded him and became King Henry IV.  
  5. 1520 Thursday: Suleiman I succeeds his father Selim I as the 10th Ottoman Turkish sultan and caliph making him the Defender of the Faithful.  Suleiman I would serve from today until September 6, 1566- a reign of 45 years and 341 days whereas his father served a reign of eight years and 149 days, beginning on April 25, 1512, and ending on September 21, 1520.  
  6. 1544 Saturday: King Henry VIII begins the withdrawal of English troops out of France.
  7. 1659 Tuesday: According to Defoe, Robinson Crusoe suffers shipwreck on this date.
  8. 1777 Tuesday: The Continental Congress—forced to flee by the advancing British—moved to York, Pennsylvania.
  9. 1787 Sunday: The USS Colombia sailed from Boston on this date, commencing on a trip that would make it the first American ship to circumnavigate the world.
  10. 1791 Friday: Mozart’s opera, “The Magic Flute,” premiered in Vienna, Austria.
  11. 1809 Saturday: The Indiana Territory Governor William Henry Harrison and representatives of four Indian tribes under which the Indians sold some 3 million acres of land for U.S. settlements, signed a treaty.
  12. 1818 Wednesday: Russia, Austria, Prussia, France, and England sign the Treaty of Aken.
  13. 1846 Wednesday: Boston dentist William Morton used ether as an anesthetic for the first time as he extracted an ulcerated tooth from merchant Eben Frost.
  14. 1857 Wednesday: South of Hawaii, the United States occupies the islands of Sand, Baker, Howland, and Jarvis.  Meanwhile, the 32nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin Robbins Curtis left the high court on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, President Millard Fillmore nominated Curtis to fill the seat of Associate Justice Levi Woodbury, a Democratic-Republican.  Curtis served from October 10, 1851, until today.  
  15. 1867 Monday: The United States formally occupies Midway Island.  This halfway point across the Pacific Ocean remains in American hands to this day.  (Note- watch that Chi-Com-loving POS Joe Biden sell it to the Chin in 2023 or 2024 to pay the interest on the trillion-dollar-plus debt we owe the rat-eating scumbags).
  16. 1882 Saturday: In Appleton, Wisconsin, the world’s first hydroelectric plant commenced operations on this date.
  17. 1888 Sunday: The infamous Jack the Ripper of London kills two more women: Liz Stride and Kate Eddowes.
  18. 1898 Friday: The 37th U.S. Secretary of State John Milton Hay took office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from today until July 01, 1905.   
  19. 1922 Saturday: The New York Yankees clinch Pennant #2 by beating the Boston Red Sox 3-1.
  20. 1927 Friday: Yankees slugger George Herman “Babe” Ruth hit his 60th home run of the season, breaking his own record, on this date.  Until Roger Maris—another Yankee—broke it in 1961, the record stood.  
  21. 1938 Friday: After signing the Munich Agreement allowing Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia’s Sudetenland, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain said, “I believe it is peace for our time.”
  22. 1939 Saturday: Nazi Germany and the USSR agree to partition Poland.  Meanwhile, the first college football game to be televised was shown on experimental station W2XBS in New York as Fordham University defeated Waynesburg College, 34-7.
  23. 1940 Monday: Dewey Martin, future drummer with the Buffalo Springfield[i], was born in Chesterville, Ontario, Canada, on this date.  Meanwhile, during the Battle of Britain, the Brits shoot down 47 German warplanes.  The RAF is hard-pressed to stop the tidal wave of bombers flying west from the French coast on the way to hammer London.  
  24. 1941 Tuesday: Operation Typhoon commences on the Eastern Front as the Germans begin the final assault on Moscow.  Cold weather is beginning to set in heralding an early onset of what will turn out to be a COLD winter.  Still, the German troops of Army Group Center are primed and continue the push, throwing back one Russian defensive line after another.  Elsewhere in the same theater, the Nazi security police bury 3,721 Jews alive at the ravine of Babi Yar.  Meanwhile, in the Battle of the Atlantic, the Allies sink 53 U-Boats for a total of 202,000 tons.
  25. 1942 Wednesday: At Lodz, Poland, the Nazis exterminate 3,500 Jews over a six-week cleansing of the city’s ghetto.  Meanwhile, during the Battle of the Atlantic, the Allies sink 98 U-Boats for a total of 485,000 tons.
  26. 1946 Monday: The Nuremburg War Crimes Tribunal sentences former Nazi Luftwaffe chief, Hermann Goering, and former Foreign Minister Joaquim von Ribbentrop to death at the hands of the hangman.  The court finds twenty-two other Nazis guilty of various war crimes.
  27. 1947 Tuesday: Marc Bolan, future British glam-rocker with the band, T-Rex[ii], is born on this date in Hackney, London.  Elsewhere, the World Series underwent televising for the first time.  The sponsors only paid $65,000 for the entire series between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the New York Yankees.
  28. 1949 Friday: The Berlin Airlift ends after 277,000 flights that took 2.3 million tons of food into the western sector of Berlin despite the Soviets trying to blockade the area.
  29. 1950 Saturday: Radio’s “The Grand Old Opry” appears on television for the first time.
  30. 1952 Tuesday: The motion picture, “This is Cinerama,” which introduced triple-camera, triple-projector Cinerama widescreen process to the American People, premiered at the Broadway Theater in New York City.
  31. 1953 Wednesday: Earl Warren becomes Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.  Elsewhere, future drummer with the southern rock band, Gov’t Mule, [iii]  Matt Abts, 1994-present–is born in Oklahoma on this date.
  32. 1954 Thursday: The United States Navy commissioned the first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus.
  33. 1955 Friday: Actor James Dean died in a two-car collision near Cholame, California.
  34. 1962 Sunday: Federal marshals escorted James Meredith, a black student, to the campus of the University of Mississippi where he enrolled for classes the next day; Meredith’s presence sparked rioting that claimed two lives.  Elsewhere, the National Farmworkers Association, founded by Caesar Chavez, and a forerunner of the United Farmworkers, held its first meeting in Fresno, California.
  35. 1966 Friday: Albert Speer and Baldur von Schirach left Spandau prison after completing their 20-year sentences.  Speer was the Nazi minister of armaments while von Schirach was the founder of the Hitler Youth.
  36. 1971 Thursday: The Soviet Union and the United States signed pacts with the express aim of preventing a nuclear war between the two superpowers.  
  37. 1972 Saturday: Roberto Clemente hit a double against Jon Matlack of the New York Mets during Pittsburgh’s 5-0 victory at Three Rivers Stadium; the hit was the 3,000th and final hit for the Pirates star.
  38. 1976 Thursday: California enacted the Natural Death Act of California.  The law was the first example of right-to-die legislation in the United States.
  39. 1980 Tuesday: Iran rejects a truce offer with Iraq’s Saddam Hussein; Iraq’s invasion of Iran had gone south extremely quickly, and Saddam needed to find a plan to escape fast.
  40. 1982 Thursday: The situation comedy, “Cheers,” premiered on NBC-TV.  The show would feature Ted Danson as Sam Malone, Rhea Perlman as Carla Tortelli, John Ratzenberger as Cliff Clavin, George Wendt as Norm Peterson, Kelsey Grammer as Dr. Frasier Crane, Woody Harrelson as Woody Boyd, Kirstie Alley as Rebecca Howe, Shelley Long as Diane Chambers, and a cast of numerous others.  This popular show would carry on for 11 delightful seasons.
  41. 1983 Friday: The McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Company rolled out the first AH-64 Apache attack helicopter on this date.  
  42. 1984 Sunday: The mystery series, “Murder She Wrote,” starring Angela Lansbury, premiered on CBS-TV.  Elsewhere, Mike Witt of the California Angels became only the 11th pitcher to throw a perfect game in Major League Baseball as he shut out the Texas Rangers at Arlington Stadium in Texas.
  43. 1986 Tuesday: The United States released accused Soviet spy Gennady Sakharov, one day after the Soviets released American journalist Nicholas Daniloff.
  44. 1988 Friday: Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev retired President Andrei Gromyko from the Politburo and fired other old-guard leaders in a Kremlin shake-up.
  45. 1989 Saturday: Thousands of East Germans began emigrating under an accord between the NATO nations and the Soviet Union.
  46. 1990 Sunday: The Soviet Union and South Korea opened diplomatic relations on this date.
  47. 1991 Monday: Haiti’s first democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide suffered a coup on this date as Brigadier General Raoul Cedras moved troops against him.  However, thanks to the United States, Aristide later returned to power.
  48. 1992 Wednesday: George Brett of the Kansas City Royals reached his 3,000th career hit during a game against the California Angels.
  49. 1994 Friday: The National Hockey League goes on strike.  Elsewhere, the space shuttle Endeavour launched on an 11-day mission.  Part of the mission included using a radar instrument to map remote locations on Earth.  
  50. 1997 Tuesday: The Roman Catholic Church of France apologized for its silence during the persecution and deportation of Jews by the pro-Nazi Vichy regime.
  51. 2001 Sunday: Under threat of U.S. military strikes, Afghanistan’s hardline jihadist Taliban leaders said explicitly for the first time that Osama bin Laden was still lurking in the country, and they knew where his hideout was located.
  52. 2002 Monday: New York senator Robert Torricelli abruptly ended his scandal-tainted reelection bid just five weeks before the election, leaving Democrats scrambling for a replacement candidate.   
  53. 2003 Tuesday: The FBI began a full-scale criminal investigation into whether White House officials had illegally leaked the identity of covert CIA officer Valerie Plame.
  54. 2008 Tuesday: Congressional leaders and President George W. Bush rummaged through ideas new and old, desperately seeking to change a dozen House members’ votes and pass a multibillion-dollar economic rescue plan.  Wall Street regained hope as the Dow industrials rose 485 points.
  55. 2009 Wednesday: The Obama regime announces it is going to withdraw 4,000 soldiers out of Iraq by the end of next month.  This will allow terrorist supergroup ISIS to begin growing like a virulent cancer.  Should keep them there, Mr. President.
  56. 2010 Thursday: Somali pirates seize a Panamanian -flagged freighter off the coast of Africa and capture the Indian crewmembers aboard it.  Elsewhere, jihadists in southern Baghdad attempt to rob a bank.  The crime results in at least two Iraqi police officers and a civilian killed, another four wounded, and the perps in the wind.  We will stay tuned.
  57. 2011 Friday: Vocalist with Smokey Robinson and the Miracles- Marvin Tarplin- died in Las Vegas, Nevada, at age 70.  Elsewhere, the Obama administration carries out a major strike in the global war on terror, this time in Yemen when a drone strike blows to bits radical jihadist cleric- and American citizen- Anwar al-Awlaki.  Good.  Send this POS howling to meet with Allah, it’s been long overdue.
  58. 2012 Sunday: Spain announces it expects its debt levels to increase in 2013.  Elsewhere, the ‘religion of peace’ strikes again- this time in Bangladesh.  After a RUMOR hits social media in which, a BUDDHIST man posted a photo supposedly critical of the ‘religion of peace,’ Muslims rush out, burn down four Buddhist temples and at least 15 homes owned by Buddhists.  Folks, when is the ‘religion of peace’ going to undergo a reformation and enter the 21st century?
  59. 2013 Monday: Pope Francis announced during a meeting with cardinals that he would canonize two of his most influential predecessors, John Paul II and John XXIII, the following spring.
  60. 2014 Tuesday: Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies in a congressional hearing to investigate the recent intrusion of the White House as well as other security breaches under her leadership; Pierson stated that such incidents would not happen again.
  61. 2015 Wednesday:  In the fight to destroy the Taliban and to aid the Afghan army, the U.S. and Coalition aircraft begin launching airstrikes on Kunduz.  The Afghan government’s counter-offensive against the Islamist scum appeared to be faltering so air support was beefed up to help them in their fight.
  62. 2016 Friday:  The United Nations says that the Syrian city of Aleppo is a “Humanitarian Crisis” as peace talks between the Syrian government, its allies, and the ISIS criminals, falters.  People are being bombed, they’re being strafed, they are starving to death, and disease stalks the weakened among them.  And the U.S. military-industrial complex wants the United States to involve itself even deeper in this quagmire.
  63. 2017 Saturday: The Trump administration’s Health and Human Services Director Tom Price resigns his position today after being blasted and criticized for misusing funds.  No proof is ever offered but you know the libs- they never stop.  Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Beijing ahead of President Trump’s visit to the communist nation.  Elsewhere, Canadian American game show host, Monty Hall of “Let’s Make a Deal” fame dies at age 96.
  64. 2018 Sunday:  The Federal Bureau of Investigation- after being bullied by Democrats- announces that it is expanding its probe into the supposed wrongdoings of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.  The Dems are trying to smear the stellar judge in their attempt to deny him a seat on the high court and to repel President Donald J. Trump’s second SCOTUS nominee.
  65. 2019 Monday:  As testimony in the growing impeachment inquiry by the Democrats to take out the 45th president, Donald J. Trump tweets that he should be able to ‘meet the so-called whistleblower’ whom most believe is a lying POS.  The Dems will do everything possible to protect his identity, but we know who he is.   Meanwhile, the “Pro-China Joe” Biden 2020 campaign asks the TV networks to stop booking Rudy Giuliani.   They accuse the president’s lawyer of ‘spreading lies about the candidate and his son, Hunter.’  Funny thing is, on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, the U.S. Senate committee investigating the Bidens and their corruption- especially in the Ukraine and in communist China demonstrate that Hunter’s actions were indeed ‘criminal’ and in need of further investigation.  Not looking good for you, Joe…
  66. 2020 Wednesday: Reviews regarding last night’s first 2020 presidential debate continue coming in with most believing that President Trump was debating not one but two people.  Moderator Chris Wallace- who should be stripped of all future debates- did everything he could to help keep “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s head above the roiling waters.  Today, the former VP is on a ‘train tour,’ running from Cleveland, Ohio, to Johnstown, Pennsylvania.  Crowds are incredibly sparse for the stumbling bumbler.  It would appear that in last night’s debate, President Trump utilized the same strategy he employed in his VP debate with Rep. Paul Ryan, R-WI, Mitt Romney’s vice-presidential pick.  In that ugly 2012 matchup, Biden interrupted, derided, and lampooned Mr. Ryan.  It was ugly, it turned off millions of viewers, but everyone said, “Joe did a hell of a job.”  Whoa.   At least Telemundo, the Spanish language juggernaut in a poll released last night, one we reported, that viewers said Trump won the matchup by an overwhelming 66-percent to 33-percent.  Latinos love their blood sports.  The Atlantic Magazine says the ‘rest of the debates should be canceled.’
  67. 2020 Wednesday A:  In New York City, more than 100,000 mail-in ballots have gone to people with the incorrect information emblazoned on them.  The state says it will make things right; however, what will happen with the messed-up ballots and who will be responsible for their destruction?  Things continue going from bad to worse.   Meanwhile, Glenn Beck reports on his program this morning that in Harris County, Texas, Joe Biden surrogate Dallas Jones was caught red-handed in a scheme to have hirelings fill out more than 700,000 mail-in ballots.  An investigation featuring former federal law enforcement officers busted Jones outright.  We hope this situation can be repaired and that the participants in, yet another fraudulent vote theft shenanigan find themselves busting rocks in Leavenworth, Kansas, for 30 years.
  68. 2020 Wednesday B: Judge Amy Coney Barrett will be meeting with 10 senators on Capitol Hill today even though most Democratic senators are keeping her at arm’s length.   Speaking of Capitol Hill, Lindsey Graham’s Senate committee is grilling fired former FBI Director James “The Saint” Comey virtually today, trying to pull answers from him about the scam of Crossfire Hurricane and the attempt to bring down Donald Trump, both as candidate and as president.  This man must do time in federal prison.  Graham says, ‘what happened at the FBI and the Obama Justice Department is a system failure.’  Elsewhere, the ‘Happiest Place on Earth’- Disneyland- says it will begin laying off 30,000 workers due to the harsh shutdown restrictions imposed upon the entertainment destination by Gov. Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom.  Finally, failed Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer- a woman who keeps her stated in the lockbox while permitting her husband to drive around the state and to take his boat out on whatever lake he chooses- announces that she is extending the CHI-VI lockdown that was set to end tomorrow until at least October 31.  What a pity.
  69. 2020 Wednesday C: A judge in Las Vegas, Nevada, rules that Mandalay Bay Hotel and Resort is liable for the $800 million payout to the victims of the October 31, 2017, mass shooting that occurred on its property.  The shooter, Stephen Paddock, carried load upon load of what turned out to be firearms, ammunition, and surveillance equipment and then began shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival from several adjoining windows 32 floors up.  By the time law enforcement and hotel security got around to storming the hotel room, the damage was done, and the shooter lay dead, slain by his own hand.  Meanwhile, the police chief of Los Angeles, California, says that attacks and assaults on police officers have skyrocketed by 156% from this time in 2019.
  70. 2020 Wednesday D: TV ratings for last night’s first presidential debate are 64 million viewers.  It is interesting to note that the Proud Boys, brought up in last night’s debate by moderator Chris Wallace (a failure and a partisan hack) added Trump’s words to both their logo and t-shirts: “Stand by and stand back.”  No one asks “Pro-China Joe” Biden to disavow Blacks Lives Matter, Resist Fascism, or Antifa.  This leads us to speculate that since the Proud Boys jumped in with the t-shirt, that they are receiving funding from the SAME FINANCIAL SOURCES that are also funding the left-wing groups.  Once again, this confirms to us that the Chi-Coms and their Democratic stooges are the ones funneling money to all these violent groups as it serves their overall purposes: the destabilization of the United States and its institutions.
  71. 2020 Wednesday E: On Neil Cavuto’s show, guest Charlie Gasparino tells Neil that many of his Wall Street friends and colleagues fear substantial changes in tax policy as well as regulations should Joe Biden win in November and has a Democrat House and Senate.  A ‘President Joe Biden’ would return the mandate to the Affordable Care Act which would end full-time employment and return the norm of 28 hours or less per week.   No matter what Dems about say about the humongous economy of the Obama-Biden years, it simply did not exist- Obamacare kept every job ‘part-time’ except for union jobs and they were able to avoid Obamacare costs because the administration gave them carve-outs.   Elsewhere, the Sunday afternoon game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Tennessee Titans has been postponed due to a number of Chi-Vi cases among the Titans.  Stay tuned for further developments.   
  72. 2020 Wednesday F: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a whole– 33,785,178 confirmed cases, UP by 301,058 cases, 1,010,147 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,065 deaths, and 23,448,934 confirmed recoveries, UP by 236,031 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 7,322,022 confirmed cases, UP by 92,463 new cases, 210,123 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,788 new deaths, and 3,920,920 confirmed recoveries, UP by 49,965 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt motherf**kers).  Now that Mo is living in Israel, here are the numbers for that nation: 244,494 confirmed cases, 1,569 confirmed deaths, and 174,506 confirmed recoveries.
  73. 2020 Wednesday G: 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: 819,340 confirmed cases, 15,838 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 12,436 confirmed cases, 134 confirmed deaths, and 10,256 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 91,107 confirmed cases, 2,219 confirmed deaths, but like California, the palooka-faced governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Wyoming: 5,948 confirmed number of cases, 50 confirmed deaths, and 4,791 confirmed number of recoveries- thank you, Governor Mark Gordon for sharing the number of recoveries.
  74. 2020 Wednesday H: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,781.70, UP a whopping 329.04 points (+1.20%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,167.57, UP 82.26 points (+0.74%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,363.00, UP 27.53 points (+0.83%).  The price of GOLD is $1,893.70 per troy oz., -1.80 (-0.09%) while the price of SILVER is $23.45 per troy ounce, -0.044 (-0.19%).  The price of PLATINUM is $903.70 per troy oz, -5.50 (-0.60%) while the price of COPPER is $3.03 per pound, 0.0045 (-0.15%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,330.50 per troy oz, +1.20 (+0.05%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.02 per barrel, -0.20 (-0.50%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.79 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 22.41.
  75. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a whole– 234,455,205 confirmed cases, +520,135, 4,797,146 confirmed deaths, +9,660 and 211,349,941 confirmed recoveries, +493,507. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 44,314,424 confirmed cases, UP 114,928 from yesterday’s reporting, 716,847 confirmed deaths, UP 3,196,[iv] and 33,721,698 confirmed recoveries, UP 86,996. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[v]   
  76. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 400,671 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 3,407 deaths which we expect will come soon which will push the dictator past the death mark the 45th president held.  NOT GOOD, Joe, NOT GOOD.   
  77. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,632,842 confirmed cases, 69,320 confirmed deaths, and 2,451,046 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,616,524 confirmed cases, 55,009 confirmed deaths, and 2,632,074 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 79,206 confirmed cases, 782 confirmed deaths, and 78,424 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 661,007 confirmed cases, 7,786 confirmed deaths, and 272,064 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Wisconsin: they have 810,164 confirmed cases, 8,888 confirmed deaths, and 801,276 confirmed recoveries. [vi]  
  78. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,282,218 confirmed cases, 7,761 confirmed deaths, and 1,228,147 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Turkey, 6th country on the list: 7,154,070 cases of the virus, 64,054 confirmed death and 6,615,908 confirmed recoveries. [vii]     
  79. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,843.92, DOWN 542.80 points (-1.59%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,448.58 DOWN 63.86 points (-0.44%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,307.54, DOWN 51.92 points (-1.19%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $74.86 per barrel, -0.16 (-0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,755.10 per troy oz., -1.60 (-0.10%) while the price of SILVER is $22.06 per troy ounce, +0.01 (+0.06%).  The price of PLATINUM is $957.60 per troy oz, -4.80 (-0.50%) while the price of COPPER is $4.08 per pound, -0.01 (-0.29%).[viii].  The price of PALLADIUM is $1,908.86 per troy oz., -0.97 (-0.05%). The price of RHODIUM is $14,000.00 per troy oz., -500.00 (-3.45%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $777,500.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,858.50 per USD/T, +1.00 (+0.04%). [ix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.86 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.66.    In Myanmar Kyat, one greenback equals 1,748.00 and in Namibian Dollar, a buck equal 15.10 and in Nepalese Rupee, one dollar equals 118.76 of theirs. [x]        
  80. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.399 per gallon, $3.055 in Florida, $4.080 in Hawaii, and $3.849 in Washington state. [xi]    Let us look at one other Mississippi: $2.818.  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- Norway: $8.013 per U.S. Gallon.[xii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,823,035,177,448 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xiii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Germany, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Bermuda with $73 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  81. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, shared the shocking news today that a tidal wave of 120,000 illegal aliens or more are marching north to the U.S.-Mexico border.  Yet, the Biden regime again is going to court to try to counter the U.S. Supreme Court order demanding the reinstatement of President Donald J. Trump’s highly effective “Remain in Mexico Policy.” Still, the Biden regime is doing everything it can to counter any border controls by trying to get an executive border or a bill shoved through that will restrict border apprehensions and expulsions.  Joe wants EVERY ILLEGAL POS to remain in the country.
  82. 2021 Thursday G: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Kim Jong Un offered once again to reopen the hotline between North and South Korea while denouncing the ‘hostile actions of the Biden regime.’  Later in the day, the regime celebrated the successful firing of its new antiaircraft missile system.  Meanwhile, on the other side of the globe, a court convicted former French President Nicolas Sarkozy of campaign finance violations.
  83. 2021 Thursday H: COVID-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-and-Authoritarianism News– GOP senators have joined forces to draft a bill with which to HALT the use of COVID-19 passports by the feds.  Next, United Airlines fires 593 of its employees today because of their refusal to accept the Chi-Vi vaccination. 
  84. 2021 Thursday I: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer $43.01 (2) AstraZeneca $60.06 (3) Johnson & Johnson $161.50 (4) BioNTech $272.99 (5) Moderna $384.86.
  85. 2021 Thursday J: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $85.96 (2) General Dynamics: $196.03 (3) Boeing: $219.94 (4) Lockheed Martin: $345.10 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $360.15.
  86. 2021 Thursday K: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $33.30 (2) DuPont: $67.99 (3) Honeywell: $212.28 (4) 3M: $175.42 (5) Teijen: $1,553.00.
  87. 2021 Thursday L: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Beyond Meat: $105.26 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $105.26 (3) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $25.74.
  88. 2021 Thursday M: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart $139.38 (2) Lowe’s: $202.86 (3) Home Depot: $328.26 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $449.35 (5) Amazon $3,285.04.
  89. 2021 Thursday N: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– As Joe Biden’s approval ratings continue plummeting and he is booed at public events, people are gravitating towards the idea that “Kooky Kamala” Harris could be the nation’s next ‘president,’ her poll numbers are beginning to inch up ever so slightly.  Next, an AP-NORC poll shows a deep divide between Americans over Joe Biden’s vaccine mandates.  Democrats now love them (whereas last year, they said anyone who received one would have to be a dimwit) whereas Republicans are skeptical.   Adding to Joe’s woes, former Ambassador Nikki Haley said of Joe Biden turning up at the congressional baseball game that feeble old Joe ‘chose baseball over serious work.’ As if that is NOT bad enough for poor old Joe, Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-MO 4th CD, said of the recent hearings on Capitol Hill in the Senate and House regarding the debacle in Afghanistan, that ‘it’s clear that Joe Biden lied on the troops and the situation.’
  90. 2021 Thursday O: Political News I– U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, DS-CA 12th CD, is now echoing Joe Biden because she says that the BIG SPENDING BILL will cost the American taxpayers ZERO DOLLARS.  That’s right- ‘Mumbles’ say it will cost NOTHING.  Next, Rep. Cori “The Bitch” Bush, CPUSA-MO 1st CD, is facing ethics problems of her own (Sandy “The Fly” Cortez, aka AOC) because of taking expensive gifts and other benefits that a congressional member is forbidden to do.  Add that to Rep. Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, DS-MN 5th CD, and her woes over having committed immigration fraud by marrying her brother, and it would appear that the infamous squad is beginning to come apart at the seams.
  91. 2021 Thursday P: Political News II– Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, questioned LinkedIn over its censoring of journalists on behalf of the Chinese Communist Party.  Meanwhile, Special Counsel John Durham announced new subpoenas today for people swept up in the Russian Collusion Scandal, the scheme the Obama regime used to destroy President Trump.  Next, Rep. Jay Obernolte, R-CA 8th CD, told Newsmax today, “Don’t count out Nancy Pelosi’s negotiating skills when it comes to getting the spending bills passed.’
  92. 2021 Thursday Q: U.S. House of Representatives News I– Tensions soared on Capitol Hill today as the Democrats vote to suspend the debt ceiling.  Rep. Tim Burchett, R-TN 2nd CD, said it’s highly likely that U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th CD, will push the vote on the massive spending bill BACK as the old warhorse won’t take anything to the floor unless she has the votes- and the progressives in HER ranks are fighting her tooth and nail.
  93. 2021 Thursday R: U.S. Military News– Sadly, a new report says that suicides among U.S. service members jumped by 15-percent in 2020.  Next, the U.S. Marine who famously hoisted the Afghan baby over the wall at Hamid Karzai International Airport back in August and who spoke- for just a moment and did so NOT in uniform- is now under investigation.  L. Cpl. Hunter Clark is being investigated for appearing briefly at a political rally while his superiors- like Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark A. Milley and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin- can go political all the time, he faces possible disciplinary actions.  Perhaps boneheaded actions such as this could explain why suicides in the U.S. military have gone way UP.  Shame on the leaders, shame.  Rep. Jim Banks, R-IN 3rd CD, says of Chairman Milley that he should have spent more time on Afghanistan and communist China policies than on politics.  Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-TN 4th CD says, ‘there’s a lot of finger-pointing going on regarding the mess in Afghanistan.’
  94. 2021 Thursday S: Fake News I– ABC News is being slammed for having selectively edited an interview with former President Barack Obama when he said- more or less- that a country cannot survive without borders.  ABC News cut out all comments made by the 44th president regarding the right of the United States to determine who comes in and who does not.  Is there a breach between Joe Biden and his former boss?   Next, CNN finally steps up and admits that the U.S. Border Patrol’s mounted officers were not whipping the poor HAITIAN INVADERS after lying for an entire week about it.
  95. 2021 Thursday T: Sports News I– Tonight’s Thursday Night Football game features the Jacksonville Jaguars (0-3-0) at the Cincinnati Bengals (2-1-0).  The Bengals pulled it out with a field goal beating the Jaguars by a final score of 24-21.  Wow.  We thought the Jags were on the way to their first victory.
  96. 2022 Friday: Observation of the Day As you know, this past Wednesday, the FINAL installment of the January 6 Select House Committee came and went without much import.  These people are so bitter, so demented, and so insane that they think if they keep swinging away at the cast iron Donald J. Trump pinata, that somehow the viewers will say, “Wow.  They really do have something.”  Folks, they don’t have crap.  They can show ‘new video footage’ just as they can show ‘new emails and text messages.’  Oh, boy, we can show you far more because from the video footage we’ve seen on Newsmax, One America News, and even Fox News Channel, it sure looks like all manner of criminality was occurring on the side of the Capitol Hill Police and not the Trump supporters.  I, like most of the rest of my colleagues understand that what we saw on January 6, 2021, looked nothing like Trump supporters but a well-orchestrated mob of Antifa thugs and BLM garbage.  Swirling flags, people dressed in black, people climbing up the sides of the Capitol Building, cops standing idly by or briskly waving in the mob.  They cannot clean this up nor can they convince anyone that what we witnessed that day is different that what we saw.  We know what we saw- we saw an orchestrated coup in the manner of what Erdogan did in Turkey a few years back.  It’s all smoke and mirrors and we all understand that.  Good riddance to the J6 Committee.  I hope they burn in hell.  Chef Lilah Paulikovich.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0968 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Toil and Trouble.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The next compilation album from America’s beloved hard-rock band, Cheap Trick- “I Want You to Want Me”- came out on September 10, 1996. Yet another splendid collection of CT tunes, we have for you the following selection: (1) “Surrender” (2) “Big Eyes” (3) “You Say Jump” (4) “Younger Girls” (5) “I Want You to Want Me” (6) “Heaven Tonight” (7) “If You Want My Love” (8) “Day Tripper” and (9) “Dream Police.”  This is a collection one could find at their local gas station, convenience store, or bodega for a low, low price.  Combined with Monday’s collection of mind-blowing CT tunes, one has some powerful listening music as one proceeds about the metropolis.  We hope you will pursue this album out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.  

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[i] We promoted the music of Buffalo Springfield beginning on Saturday, 17-November-2012 through Saturday, 24-November-2012.  We hope you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your collection.  You will be glad you did.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

National Cleanup Day[i]

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

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

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

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

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

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

258. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2022

Rush Limbaugh foretold of what the Dems have been working hard at accomplishing since his death: nullifying elections in the United States. Well, they’ve forgotten that many of the illegal aliens entering the country lean more towards the right than they do towards the left which is why we are going to CRUSH the Dems in 55 days…

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258. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2022:

First Day of National Hispanic Heritage Month

Rush Limbaugh foretold of what the Dems have been working hard at accomplishing since his death: nullifying elections in the United States.  Well, they’ve forgotten that many of the illegal aliens entering the country lean more towards the right than they do towards the left which is why we are going to CRUSH the Dems in 55 days…

Chef Tiresias Helenus Grinikeodopuloposlus; President (U.S. Secretary of War, and Chief Justice) William Howard Taft; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Benjamin Robbins Curtis and Horace Gray; U.S. Attorney General Richard Olney; Acting U.S. Secretary of the Interior Alexander Theodore Vogelsang; U.S. Secretary of State Richard Olney;  Acting U.S. Secretary of State John Jay; U.S. Treasury Secretary Nicholas F. Brady; U.S. Secretary of  Treasury and of War William H. Crawford; the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Tommy Hall, the Cars featuring Ric Ocasek, Iron Butterfly featuring Lee Dorman, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Signe Toly Anderson, and Pink Floyd featuring Rick Wright:

  1. 608 Thursday: St. Boniface IV begins his reign as the 67th Roman Catholic Pope.  His Holiness would serve from today until May 08, 615.  
  2. 885 Saturday: The reign of the 109th Roman Catholic Pope St. Adrian III ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on May 17, 884, and from that day until this, he guided his global flock on its journey to commune with the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
  3. 1590 Saturday: The reign of the 228th Roman Catholic Pope Urban VII begins on this date.  Sadly, 12 days later- prior to his coronation- Urban VII would die which makes him the shortest-reigning pontiff in the history of the Roman Catholic Church.
  4. 1620 Tuesday: The Mayflower departs from Plymouth, England, with 102 Pilgrims aboard, bound for the New World.
  5. 1644 Thursday: Innocent X- the 236th Roman Catholic Pope- begins his reign on his date.  Over the next 10 years and 114 days, Innocent X would lead his flock on its journey to commune with the Heavenly Father, His Son, and the Holy Ghost, until the Lord would call him home on January 07, 1655.
  6. 1683 Wednesday: Thirteen immigrant families found the township of Germantown, Pennsylvania, on this date.
  7. 1776 Sunday: British forces occupied New York during the American Revolution.
  8. 1789 Tuesday: The U.S. Department of Foreign Affairs was renamed the Department of State.  John Jay became Acting U.S. secretary of State on this date and would serve under President George Washington from today until March 22, 1790.
  9. 1795 Tuesday: Cape Colony, South Africa, surrenders to the British.
  10. 1834 Monday: In Crawford, Georgia, the 9th U.S. Secretary of War William H. Crawford died.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from August 01, 1815, to October 22, 1816, and then became the 7th U.S. Treasury secretary.  In this role, Crawford served under the same president from October 22, 1816, to March 06, 1825.
  11. 1835 Tuesday: In Oxford, Massachusetts, future 34th U.S. Secretary of State Richard Olney is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland / served from June 10, 1895, to March 05, 1897.  Olney would also serve his country as its 40th U.S. attorney general.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 06, 1893, to June 10, 1895.  
  12. 1853 Wednesday: Reverend Antoinette Brown Blackwell underwent ordination on this date, which made her the first female minister in the United States.
  13. 1857 Tuesday: William Howard Taft—who served as the 27th Republican president of the United States (1909-1913) and as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court—was born in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Following his presidency, Taft became the 69th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice as well as the 10th chief justice as President Warren G. Harding nominated him to fill the seat of Chief Justice Edward Douglass White.  He served from July 11, 1921, to February 03, 1930. He also served the nation as its 42nd U.S. secretary of war and did so under President Theodore Roosevelt from February 01, 1904, to June 30, 1908. Meanwhile, Timothy Alder earned a patent for the typesetting machine.
  14. 1858 Wednesday:  Under government contract, the first mail service in the United States to the Pacific Coast began on this date.  Coaches from the Butterfield Overland Mail Company took 12 days to make the journey between Tipton, Mo., and San Francisco, Ca.
  15. 1862 Monday: Confederate forces captured Harpers Ferry during the Civil War.
  16. 1874 Tuesday: In Newport, R.I., the 32nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin Robbins Curtis, first a Whig and then a Republican, died on this date.  President Millard Fillmore nominated Curtis to fill the seat of Associate Justice Levi Woodbury.  Curtis served from October 10, 1851, to September 30, 1857.
  17. 1887 Thursday: The city of Philadelphia launched a three-day celebration of the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution.
  18. 1902 Monday: In Nahant, MA, the 47th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Gray died on this date.  President Chester Alan Arthur nominated Gray to fill the seat of Democratic Associate Justice Nathan Clifford.  Gray served from January 09, 1882, to September 15, 1902.
  19. 1909 Wednesday: A New York judge ruled that Ford Motor Co. had infringed on George Seldon’s patent for the ‘road engine.’  Elsewhere, Charles F. Kettering applied for a patent on his ignition system.  His company Delco (Dayton Engineering Laboratories Company) later became a subsidiary of General Motors.
  20. 1910 Thursday: Wilbur Wright makes his first airplane flight.
  21. 1912 Sunday: In Albania, war between Montenegro and Turkey breaks out that would set the stage for the larger conflict—World War I—to follow.
  22. 1914 Tuesday: The Battle of Aisne, France, takes place as German and French troops make contact.  Meanwhile, U.S. Marines march out of Veracruz, Mexico.
  23. 1916 Friday: The British uses tanks in battle for the first time at the Battle of the Somme on the Western Front—the tanks are called “Little Willies” after Kaiser Wilhelm II.
  24. 1917 Saturday: Alexander Kerensky proclaims Russia to be a ‘republic.’   
  25. 1923 Saturday: Governor John Calloway Walton placed Oklahoma under martial law due to terrorist activity committed by the Ku Klux Klan.
  26. 1928 Saturday: Alexander Fleming discovered the antibiotic penicillin in the mold Penicillium notatum.
  27. 1930 Monday: The 26.1st Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander Theodore Vogelsang died at age 69 in the District of Columbia.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from February 29, 1920, to March 13, 1920.
  28. 1935 Sunday: The Nuremburg Laws deprived German Jews of their citizenship.  Meanwhile, Nazi Germany adopts a new national flag featuring the swastika.
  29. 1938 Thursday: British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain confers with Adolf Hitler at the Berchtesgaden.   
  30. 1940 Sunday: Future AICP-END blogger, Chef Tiresias Helenus Grinikeodopuloposlus, was born in Greece on this date.  Meanwhile, during the Battle of Britain, the tide turned as the Royal Air Force inflicted heavy losses on the German Luftwaffe, namely downing 185 German aircraft.
  31. 1941 Monday: Signe Toly Anderson, the first female vocalist of the San Francisco acid rock band, the Jefferson Airplane[i], was born on this date in Seattle, Washington.
  32. 1942 Tuesday: During World War II, a Japanese submarine torpedoed the aircraft carrier USS Wasp; the U.S. Navy ended up sinking the severely damaged aircraft carrier.  Elsewhere, future bassist with the rock group, Iron Butterfly[ii], Lee Dorman, is born in St. Louis, Missouri, on this date.
  33. 1943 Wednesday: Benito Mussolini, having been recently deposed by partisans, forms a new Fascist government so Italy can continue fighting the war on the side of Germany.  Elsewhere, future electric jug player who gave the psychedelic Texas rock band, the 13th Floor Elevators[iii] its distinctive sound—Tommy Hall—is born in Memphis, Tennessee, on this date.
  34. 1944 Friday: The Red Army ‘liberates’ the Bulgarian capital of Sofia, during World War II.  Although Bulgaria did not participate in the invasion of the Soviet Union, they were still allied with Nazi Germany and their fellow Axis allies, Fascist Italy, Hungary, Romania, and Croatia.
  35. 1949 Thursday: “The Lone Ranger” premiered on ABC-TV starring Clayton Moore as the masked hero and Jay Silverheels as Tonto.
  36. 1950 Friday: During the Korean War, United Nations forces landed at Inchon in the south and began their drive to reclaim Seoul and to drive the North out of the South.
  37. 1953 Tuesday: The National Boxing Association adopted the 10-point scoring system for all its boxing matches.
  38. 1954 Wednesday: As raucous fans looked on, Marilyn Monroe filmed her famous ‘billowing skirt scene’ for the “Seven Year Itch” over a Lexington Avenue subway grate in Manhattan; however, little, if any of the footage was used in the movie.  The scene was later reshot on a Hollywood film set.
  39. 1959 Tuesday: Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev arrived in the U.S. to commence a 13-day visit.
  40. 1961 Friday: The United States began Operation Nougat, a series of underground nuclear explosions in the Nevada Test Site, two weeks after the Soviet Union resumed testing nuclear weapons.
  41. 1963 Sunday: Four black girls lost their lives when a bomb exploded at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.  Years later, three Ku Klux Klansmen were convicted for their part in the blast.
  42. 1964 Tuesday: The prime-time soap opera, “Peyton Place,” premiered on ABC-TV.
  43. 1967 Friday: At the Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California, heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry wins his 29th professional bout via a KO of opponent Billy Daniels at the 2:45-minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round bout.  This put the “Bellflower Bomber’s” record to 24-1-4.
  44. 1971 Wednesday: Scumbags founded Greenpeace on this date.
  45. 1972 Friday: A federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., indicted seven men for their part in the Watergate Hotel burglary.
  46. 1978 Friday: In his 59th pro fight, Muhammad Ali defeated Leon Spinks to win his third heavyweight boxing title.  Ali scored a unanimous decision in a 15-round fight to win the WBA and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles.  His record improved to 56-3 with this win while his opponent Spinks professional record went to 7-1-1.
  47. 1981 Tuesday: The Senate Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to approve the Supreme Court nomination of Sandra Day O’Connor.
  48. 1982 Wednesday: Iran’s former foreign minister, Sadegh Ghotzbadeh was executed after being convicted of plotting against the government.  The first edition of USA Today was published.
  49. 1985 Sunday: Nike began selling its Air Jordan 1 sneaker on this date.
  50. 1987 Tuesday: In Springfield, Missouri, heavyweight former champion “Big George” Foreman scores a 6th Round TKO on opponent, Bobby Crabtree to put his pro-record to 48-2.
  51. 1988 Thursday: The 68th U.S. Treasury Secretary Nicholas F. Brady assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush from September 15, 1988, to January 17, 1993.
  52. 1992 Tuesday: The ex-Nazi, criminal financier George Soros earned his epithet “The Man Who Broke the Bank of England” when his Quantum Fund began dumping large amounts of pound sterling which crashed its value, thus driving the UK into a depression and driving the pound out of Enterprise Risk Management.  Why the global financial community has not put a hit out on this POS is beyond us.
  53. 1994 Thursday: Jihadists in Algeria kidnap and behead 16 people.  Time to wipe this scum out.
  54. 1997 Monday: The creators of the domain name google.com registered it on this date.
  55. 2001 Saturday: President George W. Bush ordered U.S. troops to prepare for war and braced Americans for a long, difficult assault against Muslim jihadists to avenge the September 11 attack.  Meanwhile, beleaguered Afghans began fleeing Kabul, fearing a U.S. military strike against their hated Taliban rulers who were harboring Osama bin Laden.
  56. 2003 Monday: The WUSA soccer league shut down operations five days before the Women’s World Cup, saying it didn’t have enough money to stay in business for a fourth season.
  57. 2008 Monday: In London, England, Rick Wright, the keyboardist of the British rock band, Pink Floyd[iv], died from complications related to lung cancer; he was 65 years old.   Meanwhile, on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 504.48, or 4.42 percent, to 10,917.51 while oil closed below $100 a barrel for the first time in six months amid upheaval in the financial industry as Lehman brothers Holdings Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection and Merrill Lynch & Co. was sold to Bank of America.
  58. 2009 Tuesday: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the worst recession since the 1930s was “very likely over,” although he cautioned that pain—especially for nearly 15 million unemployed Americans—would persist.
  59. 2012 Saturday: In Moscow, tens of thousands of Russians protest Vladimir Putin, chanting, “We are the power here” and “Russia without Putin!”
  60. 2013 Sunday: Hundreds of people, black and white, many holding hands, filled the Alabama church that the Ku Klux Klan bombed 50 years earlier to mark the anniversary of the blast that killed four little black girls and became a landmark movement in the struggle for civil rights.
  61. 2014 Monday: The U.N. will remove peacekeepers from the Syrian side of Golan Heights after the recent capture and release of 45 U.N. troops from Fiji by Syrian rebel forces; the U.N. has worked in the area for 40 years to keep peace between Syria and Israel.
  62. 2015 Tuesday: As the European Union Muslim ‘refugee’ and ‘migrant’ crisis continues causing problems for the nations of Eastern Europe, Hungary says, “ENOUGH!” and seals its border with Serbia with rows and rows of concertina razor wire.  This strands loads of Muslims in a country with a negative history towards followers of the Prophet Mohammad.
  63. 2016 Thursday:  The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and other human rights groups launch a new campaign to get President Barack Hussein Obama to grant a pardon to Edward Snowden, the man who along with Bradley, ahem, Chelsea, Manning delivered the goods to Julian Assange on unfavorable actions committed by the U.S. government.  Of course, Barack Obama did not do this.
  64. 2017 Friday: NASA’s Cassini spacecraft disintegrated in the skies above Saturn after a journey of 20 years; it was the only spacecraft ever to orbit Saturn and send back images of the planet, its rings, and its moons.
  65. 2018 Saturday: In his record 20th title defense, Russian boxer Gennady Golovkin (38-1-1 with 34 KOs) finds himself outpointed by Mexican Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) losing the undisputed middleweight title.  This match in Las Vegas was a shock in the betting world as no one thought Golovkin was going to lose.   
  66. 2019 Sunday: Famed member of the East Coast rock band, the Cars[v]– Ric Ocasek (guitars/vocals/keyboards 1976-1988 / 2010-present)- is found dead in his home in New York City on this date; he was 75.  Meanwhile, Hong Kong freedom protesters outside the British Embassy find themselves under fire from the authorities with tear gas and water canyons.  Protests there are growing in momentum as the people continue protesting the Chi-Coms.
  67. 2020 Tuesday: Hurricane Sally is expected to become a Cat 1 storm when it makes landfall later today along the coastlines of Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi.  Residents are bracing for the worst and FEMA is on site.  Meanwhile, at the White House, the foreign ministers of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates are signing the historic peace agreement hammered out by the Trump administration between those Arab nations and Israel.  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is also there signing the documents along with President Donald J. Trump.  Elsewhere, the Palestinians are crying and screaming that they are ‘being stabbed in the back.  Oh, boohoo.  STFU you worthless scumbags- you’ve had your chances, more than any other country ever, to make peace.  When ALL Arab nations sign onto this deal, you will have a choice: make peace with Israel or become the pariah of the world, forever shunned, dismissed, and driven away.   
  68. 2020 Tuesday A: As wildfires rage out of control along the West Coast, at least 36 people in California alone are dead because of the conflagrations.  All of this is easily preventable if only proper forest management would move to the fore once again.  IF (and this is a big IF) the environmentalists and their Democratic Party stooges GENUINELY loved wildlife, particularly endangered species, would it not make more sense to protect their habitats by proper management coupled with an emphasis on protecting the flora and the fauna?  It is all so unnecessary the level of destruction occurring in our forests that we hope in 2022, the people of California, Oregon, and elsewhere where dimwits rule remember everything these people have done and vote them out en mass!  Enough is enough!
  69. 2020 Tuesday B: During a speech, Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris lets it slip that if she and “Pro-China Joe” Biden are elected, it will be a “Harris administration.”  Folks, everyone knows this so don’t act shocked.  Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, California, the county doubles the reward for information leading to the POS shooter who attacked two L.A. Sheriff’s deputies as they sat in their patrol car in Compton, California, from $100,000 to $200,000 and the sheriff encourages race-baiter Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James to put up the same amount; in effect, telling him to put his money where his mouth is.  So far, we’ve heard nothing from “King James” nor did we believe we would.  He’s a punk.  Finally, the city of Louisville, Kentucky, settles on $12 million to the family of Breonna Taylor.  She is the woman who died in a crossfire of lead when police officers stormed into her and her boyfriend’s apartment with a NO-KNOCK WARRANT and then when the boyfriend opened up, she died in a fusillade of lead.   
  70. 2020 Tuesday C: Following the signing of the peace accord at the White House earlier in the day, Palestinians begin firing rockets into neighboring Israel, wounding some citizens as they went about their daily lives.  The Palestinians are a bunch of sniveling pigs.  Stop!  Elsewhere, in Iraq, rockets begin landing near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.  This clearly is the work of the bottom-feeder Iranian Revolutionary Guard.  We would hope the Trump administration sinks both their navy and takes out the oil refineries leaving them even more Third World than they now are.  What is clear is that the new peace process in the Middle East is one that has a greater chance of succeeding and sources inform us that Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, possibly Yemen, Algeria, and perhaps Qatar might join in the process.  Elsewhere, in response to the potential Iranian threat to attack a U.S. ambassador, President Trump warns the mullahs that they will pay a price ONE-THOUSAND TIMES WORSE than anything they might do.  Could we see Tehran go up in a mushroom cloud?
  71. 2020 Tuesday D: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 29,386,463 confirmed cases, UP by 271,986 cases, 930,589 confirmed deaths, UP by 4,993 deaths, and 19,943,453 confirmed recoveries, UP by 270,382 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 6,665,316 confirmed cases, UP by 28,896 new cases, 198,085 confirmed deaths, UP by 718 new deaths, and 3,612,064 confirmed recoveries, UP by 31,279 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.  It is also clear that misreporting the news has Americans believing at least 30 million Americans- OR MORE- have died from Xi Jinping’s Chi-Com Flu which is not true which was said a week ago, so it shows misinformation is doing its job among the gullible and ill-informed citizenry.
  72. 2020 Tuesday E: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 768,334 confirmed cases, 14,477 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 10,887 confirmed cases, 99 confirmed deaths, and 3,693 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 83,962 confirmed cases, 2,096 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: 450,425 confirmed number of cases, 32,655 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.   The governor of New York, the drooling moron Andrew Cuomo continues trying to blame President Donald J. Trump for all the deaths when he is the one who sent Bat Flu-infected people into rest homes where the most vulnerable people are, uh, we mean, were.  Let us look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife are relocating there.  Here they are: 162,273 confirmed cases, 1,141 confirmed deaths, and 120,443 confirmed recoveries.  Watch out for the rockets, Mo!
  73. 2020 Tuesday F: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,995.60, UP 2.27 points (+0.008%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,190.32, UP 133.67 points (+1.21%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,401.20, UP 17.66 points (+0.52%).  The price of GOLD is $1,961.90 per troy oz., -4.30 (-0.22%) while the price of SILVER is $27.34 per troy ounce, -0.119 (-0.43%).  The price of PLATINUM is $978.40 per troy oz, -3.80 (-0.39%) while the price of COPPER is $3.06 per pound, -0.006 (-0.20%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,417.50 per troy oz., +8.00 (+0.33%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $38.39 per barrel, +0.11 (+0.29%).  Today, COFFEE is $124.30 per metric ton, +1.00 (+0.81).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.78 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.84 euros.  Communist China manipulates its currency, a known fact which is why the world must disengage with them.  Today, communist China’s ally, the World Trade Organization released a ruling that says ‘the U.S. violated international regulations by imposing trade tariffs on $278 billion of Chi-Com goods entering the U.S.’  Stop the crying, Beijing, this is NOTHING ruling, and the U.S. will continue punishing you, authoritarian SOBS.
  74. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 227,150,151 confirmed cases, +480,596, 4,671,400 confirmed deaths, +8,373 and 203,826,456 confirmed recoveries, +454,052.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 42,432,847 confirmed cases, UP 144,643 from yesterday’s reporting, 684,572 confirmed deaths, UP 2,231,[vi] and 32,244,493 confirmed recoveries, UP 67,709.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]   
  75. 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 366,118 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 37,960 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  76. 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: 4,518,943 confirmed cases, 67,632 confirmed deaths, and 2,378,010 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,499,061 confirmed cases, 49,254 confirmed deaths, and 2,413,074 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 73,268 confirmed cases, 671 confirmed deaths, and 72,597 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 615,582 confirmed cases, 7,153 confirmed deaths, and 258,825 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., New York: they have 2,423,298 confirmed cases, 55,269 confirmed deaths, and 2,116,680 confirmed recoveries. [viii]  
  77. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,202,212 confirmed cases, 7,452 confirmed deaths, and 1,112,533 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- St. Pierre and Miquelon, 213th area on the list: 31 cases of the virus, 1 confirmed death and 30 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  78. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,814.39, UP 236.82 points (+0.68%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,161.53, UP 123.77 points (+0.82%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,480.70, UP 37.65 points (+0.85%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.60 per barrel, +2.13 (+3.02%).  The price of GOLD is $1,795.20 per troy oz., -11.90 (-0.66%) while the price of SILVER is $23.89 per troy ounce, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of PLATINUM is $941.90 per troy oz, +3.20 (+0.34%) while the price of COPPER is $4.41 per pound, +0.09 (+2.06%). [x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,020.06 per troy oz, +41.50 (+2.10%). [xi] The price of RHODIUM is $14,000.00 per troy oz., -1,500.00 (0.68%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $765,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,893.50 per USD/T, +65.50 (+2.32%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Falklands Island Pound, one greenback equals 0.73 and in Fijian Dollar, a buck equal 2.07 and in French Pacific Franc, one dollar equals 100.70 of theirs. [xiii]        
  79. 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 $4.391 per gallon, $3.084 in Florida, $4.073 in Hawaii, and $3.876 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let us look at one other Delaware: $2.998.  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- Liechtenstein: $6.865 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,764,701,405,049 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Luxembourg, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Brazil with $258 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.
  80. 2021 Wednesday F: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News– Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, has a new bill with which to deny U.S. recognition of the Taliban ‘government’ in Afghanistan.  His GOP colleagues have sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Anthony “Bullshit” Blinken demanding the U.S. State Department slap a designation of ‘foreign terror group’ atop the Taliban which they are.  Senator Joni Ernst, R-IA, says that the ‘Taliban 2.0 is the same terror group it has always been.’
  81. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 174 for the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the debacle down along the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 81 since her singular visit anywhere in the vicinity of the border.  What a disaster.  
  82. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– North Korean continues demonstrating that they’re ‘still with us’ by test-firing cruise missiles into waters near Japan and South Korea.  When President Donald J. Trump was in office, relations between the so-called ‘hermit kingdom’ and the United States were relatively cordial whereas now, the North Koreans are ramping up their activities.
  83. 2021 Wednesday I: Covid-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The U.S. Department of Defense and Health and the Department of Human Services is planning on buying 1.4 million doses of Regeneron.  In other (BOGUS) news we heard today, ‘immigrants (i.e., ILLEGAL) will reportedly have to show ‘proof of Chi-Vi vaccination before swarming across the U.S.-Mexico border.’  Sure, right- how is this going to work?  Next, as the Biden regime continues pushing the idea of Chi-Vi booster shots atop 2-3 immunizations for the Wuhan Virus, Rep. James Comer, R-KY 1st congressional district, says that MORE info regarding the need for such ‘boosters’ must be handed over by the Biden regime’s leaders.
  84. 2021 Wednesday J: Covid-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-And Authoritarianism News– As demands from the illegitimate regime in the White House grow for everyone to get vaccinated with the Chi-Vi vaccines, calls for ‘religious exemptions’ are on the increase.  We suspect that the Christian Scientist and Jehovah’s Witnesses’ churches are going to increase membership.
  85. 2021 Wednesday K: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer $44.77 (2) AstraZeneca $56.45 (3) Johnson & Johnson $165.42 (4) BioNTech $355.25 (5) Moderna $434.46.  Follow the money, folks, follow the money.  All this talk of booster shots on top of the vaccines is crazy what with more and more reports about problems caused by the vaccines continue to proliferate.  IF you seek the truth, you must watch One America News and Newsmax.  The vaccines are causing far more problems than are reported in the mainstream media, which is not right, especially when European nations now are backing away from any discussion of booster shots.  The only reason the talk of booster shots is intensifying is because the Deep State and the Democrats are getting rich off them.  Look at that pig, Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci- this guy is growing wealthy off the suffering of the American people.
  86. 2021 Wednesday L: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $84.87 (2) General Dynamics: $198.48 (3) Boeing: $214.22 (4) Lockheed Martin: $345.07 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $355.74.  This is how the Deep State and elected members of Congress grow rich, investing in companies in which they send billions of dollars.  This is not only illegal but highly immoral.
  87. 2021 Wednesday M: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $36.30 (2) DuPont: $70.01 (3) Honeywell: $221.69 (4) 3M: $184.19 (5) Teijen: $1,646.00.  These stocks are going to take off like rockets as the Deep State and elected members of Congress- and their staffers- continue investing in these firms either through themselves or via straw persons such as, uh, well, like Hunter Biden.
  88. 2021 Wednesday N: Artificial (Fake) Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Beyond Meat: $110.81 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $63.88 (3) Maple Leaf Foods Inc./Tofurkey: $27.11.  Like it or not, this is the next push as the Green New Deal continues becoming a part of our lives whether we want it to be or we don’t.  All one need do is to watch the movie, “Soylent Green” starring Edward G. Robinson and Charlton Heston.  Popular culture has a way of becoming reality if one lives long enough.
  89. 2021 Wednesday O: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden- ever a man of science- says that ‘human activity is the root cause of extreme weather.’  Next, Joe Biden has demanded that Senators Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, come to the White House so he can apply pressure on them to vote for his bogus $3.5 trillion ‘infrastructure bill.’
  90. 2021 Wednesday P: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– A new McLaughlin poll says that ‘Joe Biden’s approval numbers have cratered, the American people are concerned, and that NO one likes “Kooky Kamala” Harris.  (Note- my colleagues in California tell me that Kamala Harris is detested by almost everyone in the state and the only good thing about her serving in the regime is that it gets her out of their state.  Chef Itzi).
  91. 2021 Wednesday Q: Joe Biden Regime News I– It would appear the Biden regime is tossing Saudi Arabia to the wolves what with the withdrawal of its top anti-missile defense systems in the country.  What the hell is going on here?  In other regime-related news, one of the regime’s favorites and purported candidate for U.S. ambassador to Ukraine- Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman- says if ‘what we hear about Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark A. (Asshole) Milley is true, he must go.’  What has happened to the U.S. military?  Both of these men are absolute disgraces. [xvii].  Next, the U.S. Army says that soldiers refusing to get the ‘VID vaccinations may be forced out of the Army with less-than-honorable discharges.’  Yet, the U.S. Postal Service and elected members of Congress and their staffers do NOT have to undergo vaccination.  WTF!
  92. 2021 Wednesday R: Joe Biden Regime News II– Something very strange occurred today when the Biden regime trotted out an enfeebled old Joe Biden to hold a Zoom conference with Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia and Prime Minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson of England in which, the three leaders announced a new triumvirate of sorts with which to help the Aussies obtain nuclear-powered submarines.  Although the Chi-Coms were not mentioned, they acted as though this new alignment of the BIG THREE nations would counter Beijing’s ambitions in the region.  Most observers, however, believe the Brits and the Aussies came to senile Joe Biden’s aid so as to deflect all the negative press coverage it has been getting.  Even more embarrassing is that slobbering Joe could not even pull the name of the Australian leader out of his crumbling mind.  This was embarrassing and it also demonstrated that both Boris Johnson and Scott Morrison are in the tank for the Biden regime.  This is disgraceful and besides- we also believe the three countries are in the tank with the Chi-Coms, sort of a fait accompli.
  93. 2021 Wednesday S: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– Pope Francis- ever a creature of the left- says that ‘yes, abortion is murder but urges U.S. Roman Catholic bishops NOT to be political by denying so-called ‘Catholic politicians’ Holy Communion.  Folks, is the Pope on the Pro-Death money-go-round, too?  Like BIG PHARMA/vaccine manufacturers, Planned Parenthood and other infanticide-promoting organizations bestow BILLIONS of dollars upon left-wing and unscrupulous politicians and others.  It is akin to one selling their soul to Satan.
  94. 2021 Wednesday T: Moron News I– After little Sandy “The Fly” Cortez attended the $30,000 per plate Met Gala wearing a donated $35,000 designer dress with ‘tax the rich’ stenciled on the back of it, conservative groups are demanding an ethics investigation into perhaps the stupidest member of the U.S. House of Representatives which is indeed saying a lot.  We doubt any ethics investigation will go anywhere.  Look at Ilhan Omar, that woman married her brother to defraud U.S. immigration authorities and she is doing A-Okay.
  95. 2021 Wednesday U: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3595 what with a $17 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 01, 05, 07, 28, 45, and Mega 08.  Out of 108,351 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $17,854 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Dorose Liquor in Chatsworth, CA 91311 and (2) 7-Eleven in Vacaville, CA 95688. Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #885 with a jackpot of $432 million up for grabs: 01, 04, 18, 46, 62, and Power 25.  Out of 93,905 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers for $2,581,768.  The winning ticket was sold at the General Store in Compton, California 90222.
  96. 2021 Wednesday V: The Wrap-Up– As someone who lives in Hawaii, I do not have an opinion on the recall election in California.  However, my colleagues living there say that it may have been a good thing if the Republican National Committee had dumped millions of dollars in the state to wage 24/7 ads blasting what they say is the ‘worst governor in the nation.’  Instead, it became a personality battle between Larry Elder and Governor Gavin Newsom, a battle that could not be won no matter how likable Mr. Elder is and how bad Governor Newsom is.  This is the Democrat Party’s secret weapon- Republican ambivalence.  They look at California and say, “We can’t win there,” and thus they send no money to help turn the tide.  The Republicans say, ‘move forward, we will return next year.’  No, GOP, you won’t.  The numbers of illegals flooding the state and the corruption surrounding the election system there is going to prevent that from occurring just as it will help empower Democrats to win the remaining few House seats currently held by Republicans.  You had your chance, and you blew it, all because the GOP itself is corrupt and unwilling to fight fire with fire.  My colleagues said the proof of election fraud is in the pudding: in less than an hour after the polls closed, the results were in. Amazing how that happens, and Governor Newsom won by Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro numbers.  California is lost forever.
  97. 2022 Thursday: Observation of the Day- Friends, we wish that Rush Limbaugh were still with us because he did predict that the Dems would discover a way by which, they could make elections meaningless and boy was he right.  They have tried to topple our system of elections through corrupting them just as they have by flooding the country with loads of illegal aliens.  The tricky thing about the illegal aliens is that many of them still cling to Christianity, a religion the Democrats despise and detest.  They also want them to get abortions- plenty of them- something your average illegal does not seek because of love of children.  Add to that the fact that the leftists are blatant socialists and have mobs of storm-troopers in the street and one can understand WHY the illegals are drifting more and more to the right and are eagerly registering as Republicans even though- technically- if we abide by the law- they cannot.  However, if it’s good enough for the Dems then it’s good enough for us.  I think it’s going to be  good election cycle.  The question is, can we maintain the wins or will we need to outlaw the Democratic Party?  I say, ‘OUTLAW THEM.’  Chef James “Jimmy” Hall.

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This artwork is #0953 a 7” x 5” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Lone Rose.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The next album from Cheap Trick is the one that pushed them across the finish line as far as being superstars.  On October 08, 1978, Cheap Trick released their first live album, “Live at Budokan.”  The band had become superstars in Japan what with “I Want You to Want Me” and the version on this album, hyped-up made-for-AM-radio single monopolized the airwaves for weeks and much like the tune, “Surrender,” remains a radio favorite to this day.  This is perhaps one of the all-time best live albums to come out of the 1970’s and would be up there with “Frampton Comes Alive” as a mega-seller.  Once again, the lineup is the same quartet of Rick Nielsen (guitars, backing vocals), Robin Zander (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Tom Petersson (bass, backing vocals), and Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion).  We hope that everyone will visit their favorite site for the absolute best in rock music and will then add it to your never-ending, forever-growing collection of AICPENDBLOG.COM-approved music and DVDs- you will be glad you did.

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

[ii] 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.

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

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

[v] We are not sure when we will present the music of the Cars but if you are still with us when we celebrate our second decade of activity, you may see them then so please, stay with us.  We thank you.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvii] IF the charges against Gen. Milley are true- and we pray they aren’t- his name will fall alongside those of Russian FBI spy Robert Hanssen and CIA traitor Aldrich Ames.  Names that every time they are heard cause patriotic Americans to spit.  This scumbag, Gen. Milley, says that ‘his calls to his Chi-Com ‘counterpart’ (we believe, MASTER) were designed to prevent conflict between the Chi-Coms and the U.S.  Folks, we believe that Milley is a creature of Beijing.  This is definitely NOT good.

257. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2022

Friends, forget the depressing polling numbers when it comes to winning back the U.S. Senate. I suspect that in most every state where the GOP is competing, the Dems are going to lose and in a big way. Don’t listen to the Dems, don’t listen to the pollsters, just turn out and vote, vote, vote!

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257. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2022:

Friends, forget the depressing polling numbers when it comes to winning back the U.S. Senate.  I suspect that in most every state where the GOP is competing, the Dems are going to lose and in a big way.  Don’t listen to the Dems, don’t listen to the pollsters, just turn out and vote, vote, vote!

President William McKinley; Vice President Aaron Burr; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Wilson; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson; U.S. Attorney-General William Bradford; U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Alexander H.H. Stuart; Free and Backstreet Crawler featuring Paul Kossoff, Nazareth featuring Pete Agnew, the Strawberry Alarm Clock featuring Ed King, and the Cars:

  1. 81 Sunday: Following the death of his brother Titus- the conqueror of Jerusalem and emperor of all Rome- Domitian assumes the role as the Roman Empire’s next ruler.
  2. 885 Friday: Stephen V begins his reign as the 110th Roman Catholic Pope.  His time as head of ALL Christendom would end on September 04, 891.  
  3. 1523 Friday: After a paltry one year and 248 days, the reign of the 218th Roman Catholic Pope Adrian VI ends.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on January 09, 1522.
  4. 1742 Friday: The future 4th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Wilson is born in Scotland on this date.  President George Washington appointed his fellow Federalist to the new nation’s highest court on this date.  Wilson served from September 26, 1789, to August 21, 1798.
  5. 1755 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British North America, future 2nd U.S. Attorney-General William Bradford is born.  A Federalist, he would serve under President George Washington from January 27, 1794, to August 23, 1795.
  6. 1759 Friday: Austrian troops occupy Dresden, Germany.
  7. 1807 Monday: Aaron Burr was acquitted of a misdemeanor charge.
  8. 1812 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte occupies the Russian capital of Moscow; fires break out across the city and do not subside until the 19th.  This was part of the ‘scorched earth’ strategy of the Russians to deny the Grand Armee any sustenance and support when the Russian winter sets in…
  9. 1814 Wednesday: Francis Scott Key was inspired to author a poem, “Defense of Fort McHenry,” after witnessing how an American flag flying over the Maryland fort withstood a night of British bombardment during the War of 1812; the poem later became the words to the “Star-Spangled Banner”
  10. 1829 Monday: The Treaty of Adrianople underwent signing, which ended the war between the Ottoman Empire and Tsarist Russia. 
  11. 1836 Wednesday: The third Vice-President of the United States, March 04, 1801-March 04, 1805, Democratic-Republican Aaron Burr, died at age 80 on this date in Staten Island, New York.
  12. 1847 Tuesday: American troops under the command of General Scott enter Mexico City during the Mexican American War.  The fight for the Mexican capital was an extremely bloody one especially the assault on the citadel of Chapultepec.  Mexican military cadets made a last stand there and earned their place in Mexican military history.
  13. 1850 Saturday: The 3rd U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander H.H. Stuart assumed office on this date.  A Whig, he served under President\ Millard Fillmore from today until March 07, 1853.
  14. 1854 Thursday: British and French armies land in the Crimea as they come to aid the Turks in their battle with the Russians.
  15. 1861 Saturday: The first naval engagement of the Civil War took place as the USS Colorado attacked and sank the Confederate private schooner CSS Judah off Pensacola, Florida.
  16. 1862 Sunday: Federal troops manage to breakout from Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia, during the Civil War.
  17. 1866 Friday: George K. Anderson patented the typewriter ribbon on this date.
  18. 1872 Saturday: Great Britain pays the United States $15 million for damages their nation incurred trying to aid the Confederacy during the Civil War.
  19. 1895 Saturday: In Huntsville, Texas, future 4th U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert A. Lovett is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Harry S. Truman from September 17, 1951, to January 20, 1953.
  20. 1899 Thursday: In New York City, a gentleman named Henry Bliss became the first automobile fatality in the nation.
  21. 1901 Saturday: President William McKinley died at age 58 in Buffalo, New York, of gunshot wounds inflicted by an assassin; Vice President Theodore Roosevelt became president on this date.  President McKinley served from March 04, 1897, until today.
  22. 1914 Monday: During World War I, German troops withdraw from Aisne and begin construction of trenches.  Meanwhile, actor Clayton Moore, TV’s “Lone Ranger,” was born in Chicago.
  23. 1915 Tuesday: Carl G. Muench received a patent for Insulit, the first sound-absorbing material used in buildings.
  24. 1927 Wednesday: Modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan died in Nice, France, when her scarf became entangled in a wheel of the sports car in which she was riding.
  25. 1930 Sunday: Nazis gain 107 seats in German election.
  26. 1938 Wednesday: Graf Zeppelin II, world’s largest airship, makes maiden flight.
  27. 1940 Saturday: The U.S. Congress passed the Selective Service Act, the first peace-time draft in the United States.
  28. 1941 Sunday: Vermont passed a resolution enabling its servicemen-and-women to receive wartime bonuses by declaring the U.S. to be in a state of armed conflict, giving rise to headlines that Vermont had “declared war on Germany.”
  29. 1942 Monday: German troops occupy Stalingrad’s train station as they seek to break the city in two; Russian resistance continues unabated claiming growing numbers of casualties on both sides.  In the Pacific, the Battle of Edson’s Ridge on Guadalcanal as Japanese troops launch a major assault against the United States Marines and Army.
  30. 1944 Thursday: The Great Atlantic Hurricane passed close to North Carolina and Virginia before heading up the northeastern U.S. coast; nearly 400 people died most of them at sea.  No one labeled this storm as a symptom of ‘climate change.’
  31. 1946 Saturday: In Dunfermline, Scotland, future member of the rock band, Nazareth- Pete Agnew (bass/vocals 1968 to present)- is born.
  32. 1948 Tuesday: In New York, a groundbreaking ceremony took place at the site of the United Nations’ world headquarters.
  33. 1949 Wednesday: Future guitarist with the Strawberry Alarm Clock[i] and Lynyrd Skynyrd[ii], Ed King, was born on this date in Glendale, California.
  34. 1950 Thursday: Future guitarist for the British rock bands Free[iii] and Backstreet Crawler, Paul Kossoff, was born in Hampstead, London, Great Britain, on this date.
  35. 1954 Tuesday: The Soviet Union conducts a nuclear test by exploding a 40-kiloton device.
  36. 1959 Monday: The Soviet Union’s Luna-2 spacecraft is the first vehicle to land on the moon.  This event, of course, terrifies the rest of the world, but Soviet supremacy of space would not last long…
  37. 1960 Wednesday: The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) founded on this date.  The core members were Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela.  
  38. 1963 Saturday: Mary Ann Fischer of Aberdeen, South Dakota, gave birth to four girls and a boy; the first known surviving quintuplets in the United States.
  39. 1964 Monday: The 262nd Roman Catholic Pope Paul VI opened the third session of the Second Ecumenical Council of the Vatican, also known as “Vatican II.”  (The session closed two months later).  Elsewhere, the submarine adventure series, “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea” premiered on ABC-TV.
  40. 1970 Monday: In Washington, D.C., future 116th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson is born.  President “Slobbering Joe” Biden would nominate her as his first affirmative action hire to succeed U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer.  She would assume her position on the nation’s high court on June 30, 2022.  “Cho-Mo Joe” Biden picked her because (1) she is black and (2) she has a vagina.  Those were his announced qualifications and that was why he chose her.  During her U.S. Senate hearings, when asked by Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, to define the meaning of the word, ‘woman,’ she was unable to provide one.  Wow.  Thank you, “Pro-China Joe” Biden.  What a disaster.
  41. 1971 Tuesday: In El Paso, Texas, heavyweight boxer “Big George” Foreman wins his 29th boxing match over opponent Vic Scott to put his record to 29-0.
  42. 1975 Sunday: Pope Paul VI declared Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton the first U.S.-born saint.
  43. 1977 Wednesday: At Caesar’s Palace in Paradise, Nevada, heavyweight contender Ken Norton, aka the “Fighting Marine,” scores a TKO of opponent Lorenzo Zanon at the 2:08-minute mark of Round 5 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout.  Besides putting his professional record to 39-4 and put him on a collision course with Jimmy Young for the WBC heavyweight title.  On the same card, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, scored a TKO of opponent, Fred Houpe, at the 0:47-minute mark of Round 7 in a scheduled 10-round bout.  This put Holmes’ record to 25-0 and three fights later, he would win the WBC heavyweight title from who of all people, Ken Norton.  In yet another night of big heavyweight bouts at Caesar’s Palace, heavyweight Jimmy Young wins a 10-round unanimous decision over opponent Jody Ballard to put his pro record to 22-5-2.
  44. 1982 Tuesday: Princess Grace of Monaco, formerly actress Grace Kelly, died at age 52 of injuries from a car crash the prior day.  Elsewhere, Lebanon’s president-elect, Bashir Gemayel, was killed by a bomb.
  45. 1984 Friday: The first MTV Video Music Awards were held at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall: The Cars[iv] won Video of the Year for “You Might Think,” but singer Madonna[v] stole the show with a provocative performance of her yet-to-be released single, “Like a Virgin.”  What a slut.
  46. 1988 Wednesday: Hurricane Gilbert slammed into Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula as a Category 5 storm after forcing thousands of residents to flee. 
  47. 1989 Thursday: Madonna[vi] divorced actor Sean Penn after four rocky years of marriage.  Supposedly, he has a small one and the trashy vocalist enjoys a big slab of meat- so we heard.
  48. 1991 Saturday: The government of South Africa, the African National Congress and the Inkatha Freedom Party signed a national peace pact.
  49. 1994 Wednesday: On the 34th day of a strike by players, Acting Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig announced the 1994 season was over.
  50. 2001 Friday: The FBI released the names of the 19 suspected hijackers that had taken part in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on this date.  Meanwhile, Americans packed churches and clogged public squares on a day of remembrance for the victims of the September 11 Islamist terrorist attacks.  President George W. Bush prayed with his Cabinet and attended services at Washington National Cathedral, then flew to New York, where he waded into the ruins of the World Trade Center and addressed rescue workers in a flag-waving bullhorn-wielding show of resolve in which he promised payback to the jihadist scum.
  51. 2011 Wednesday:  NASA reveals its Space Launch System plan, intended to replace the Space Shuttle program with its first flight scheduled for 2017.  Meanwhile, phony Native American Elizabeth Warren announces she will seek the Massachusetts senatorial seat held by Republican Scott Brown in 2012.
  52. 2012 Friday: Pope Benedict XVI (265th Roman Catholic Pope) visits Lebanon.  Meanwhile, the Japanese Coast Guard reports six Chinese Marine Surveillance ships sighted near the disputed Senkaku Islands; China claims the ‘two surveillance ship fleets’ are in waters around the islands for purposes of ‘patrols and law enforcement’.  Elsewhere, fury over an anti-Muslim short film (no one knew existed until President Obama pointed out in which ridicule of the ‘prophet’ Mohammad spread across the Muslim world, with deadly clashes near Western embassies in Tunisia and Sudan, an American fast-food restaurant set ablaze in Lebanon, and international peacekeepers attacked in the Sinai.  Thank you, President Obama, for stirring up violence and anti-American protests.
  53. 2014 Sunday: A North Korean court convicts 24-year-old Matthew Miller, one of three Americans currently held in that crazy nation, of unlawful entry into the country for spying and sentenced him to six years of hard labor.  These f**king North Koreans need to be nuked off the face of the planet along with their Chi-Com allies.
  54. 2015 Monday: In what many believe to have been a set-up event, Texas authorities arrest 14-year-old Ahmed “Clock Boy” Mohamed at his school following his presentation of his so-called ‘science project’ that looked suspiciously like a BOMB.  Being a Muslim, one would think he and his family would have done something else rather than present something appearing to be a BOMB.  Eventually, he would be released, both President Barack Hussein Obama and Facebook boy wonder Mark Zuckerberg sent supportive tweets.  Of course, the punk became the symbol of American intolerance and Islamophobia.  Where is he now?
  55. 2016 Wednesday: Imprisoned soldier Bradley Manning agrees to end his hunger strike when the U.S. military commits to his gender reassignment surgery thus making him Chelsea Manning.  This is the guy who helped WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange leak information on the Iraq War which embarrassed both the United States and current President Barack Hussein Obama.
  56. 2017 Thursday: In Dhi Qar Governorate in southern Iraq, two ISIS-directed terror attacks claim the lives of at least 60 people and wound countless others.  Wow, the religion of peace strikes again!
  57. 2018 Friday: In a statement released by the White House, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denied an allegation of sexual misconduct (proven later to be fabricated by Democrats) from when he was in high school, saying, “I did not do this back in high school or at any time.”  He eventually made it through the harrowing process in which the Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee and elsewhere in government slimed him and his family.  Democrats beware.
  58. 2019 Saturday:  Only with the help of Iranian Revolutionary Guard direction and cash, Houthi rebels in Yemen carry out a stunning attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abqaiq Oil Refinery with the use of drones carrying explosives.  The Saudis were caught with their pants down, the attack eliminated half of the country’s oil production and about five percent of the world’s which immediately drives oil prices UP.  Time to whack the Iranians and to eliminate the Houthi scum as a threat.
  59. 2020 Monday: Here are the figures for the carnage in Chicago over the past weekend: 53 people shot and 10 killed.  Next, down in Florida, disgraced gubernatorial candidate, Andrew Gillum, Democrat, caught in a hotel room with a male hooker and a crack pipe announced today that he is ‘bisexual.’  Okie dokie.   Speaking of Florida, Tropical Storm Sally, roiling off the west coast of Florida, is expected to be at hurricane strength when its expected landfall slams into Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi.  Speaking of natural disasters, the out-of-control wildfires roaring through three western states have burned millions of acres.  The death toll currently is 24 in California, 10 in Oregon, and a toddler in Washington state.[vii]  “Pro-China Joe” Biden at his only campaign stop today in Wilmington, Delaware, blames President Trump for the catastrophe, calling him a ‘climate arsonist’ and noting that the United States faces four different calamities: (1) a crumbling economy; (2) a pandemic; (3) white supremacy/white privilege, and (4) out-of-control climate change for which, President Donald J. Trump bears responsibility for all.  Wow.  Meanwhile, in California, President Trump meets with the state’s leaders in Sacramento to discuss what must be done to help the state overcome the blazing forests.
  60. 2020 Monday A:  In Qatar, peace talks between the United States, the Afghani government, and the murderous Taliban continue.  Elsewhere, Politico reports that the Iranian regime is planning on assassinating U.S. ambassador to South Africa Lana Marks.  Let’s nuke Iran and get it over with, shall we?  Speaking of ambassadors, U.S. ambassador to communist China Terry Branstad announces he will be stepping down.  Branstad, as you all know, is the former governor of Iowa.  On the home front, liberal outrage continues to grow over President Trump’s MASSIVE rallies in Nevada the previous day in which, most were not wearing masks or socially distant from one another.  In response, the president called the gatherings, ‘peaceful protests.’  The Dems have no leg upon which to stand.  Speaking of Trump, national polls continue to show “Pro-China Joe” Biden cleaning Trump’s clock with an ‘insurmountable lead’ of 51-percent to 46-percent.  Elsewhere, Amazon.com announces it will be hiring another 100,000 workers so it can keep up with the demand for goods.  Employees will begin at $15 per hour. 
  61. 2020 Monday B:  Sadly, New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio says this year’s Thanksgiving Day Macy’s parade will be VIRTUAL.  NASA reports that a sign of life exists in the atmosphere of Venus, the second-most inner planet of the Solar System, phosphine gas which corresponds with microorganisms that can live without oxygen such as at a sewage treatment plant.  It is interesting to note that between 33 to 38 miles above the surface of the inhospitable planet is found a region comparable to temperatures and pressures found on planet Earth.  Fascinating if this is true.  We shall see.  Folks, we believe life exists across the Universe, which places we consider to be inhospitable to human life can host other forms of life.  Elsewhere, Jesse Watters on the Fox News Channel’s “The Five” showed a clip of ghosts captured on the Gettysburg Battlefield in Pennsylvania.  We believe this to be true, too.
  62. 2020 Monday C: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 29,114,477 confirmed cases, +317,055, 925,596, confirmed deaths, +4,654, and 19,693,071 confirmed recoveries, +182,021.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,636,820 confirmed cases, up 40,094 from yesterday’s reporting, 197,367 confirmed deaths, UP 511, and 3,580,785 confirmed recoveries, UP 17,217. 
  63. 2020 Monday D: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 765,584 confirmed cases, 14,419 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 10,808 confirmed cases, 99 confirmed deaths, and 3,565 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 83,312 confirmed cases, 2,080 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Mississippi- currently, they have 90,018 confirmed cases, 2,706 confirmed deaths, but for some unknown reason NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Tate Reeves, what kind of Republican are you?
  64. 2020 Monday E: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals- first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,993.33, UP 327.69 points (+1.18%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  11,056.65, UP 203.11 points (+1.87%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,383.54, UP 42.57 points (+1.27%).  Price of GOLD: $1,965.10 per troy oz., +1.40 (+0.07%).  Here is the price of SILVER: $27.36 per troy oz., +0.005 (+0.02%).  Price of PLATINUM: $962.20 per troy oz., +3.50 (+0.37%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,324.40 per troy oz., -6.40 (-0.27%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.06 per #, -0.0035 (-0.11%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $37.26, 0.00 (0.00%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.81 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.84 euros.
  65. 2020 Monday F: Monday Night Football Tonight’s Monday Night Football lineup features two games: Pittsburgh Steelers at New York Giants and Tennessee Titans at Denver Broncos.  In the opener, it’s the Steelers 26, the New York Giants 16.  The nightcap was a slow-moving dull affair: Tennessee Titans 16, Denver Broncos 14.  Initial reports regarding ratings are that the opening weekend- not including today- is down anywhere from 18-24 percent.  The maxim is true: “IF YOU GO WOKE, YOU WILL GO BROKE.”  We here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM have all agreed not to watch anymore games until the spoiled crybaby players protest in their OFF-TIME and put their fortunes where their mouths are.  NBA?  F**k them.
  66. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 226,669,555 confirmed cases, +725,529, 4,663,027 confirmed deaths, +11,655 and 203,372,404 confirmed recoveries, +726,544.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 42,288,205 confirmed cases, UP 226,523 from yesterday’s reporting, 682,341 confirmed deaths, UP 2,853, [viii] and 32,176,784 confirmed recoveries, UP 167,884.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [ix]   
  67. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 363,887 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 40,191 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  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: 4,513,509 confirmed cases, 67,459 confirmed deaths, and 2,371,358 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,499,061 confirmed cases, 49,254 confirmed deaths, and 2,413,074 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 72,775 confirmed cases, 660 confirmed deaths, and 72,115 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 612,702 confirmed cases, 7,106 confirmed deaths, and 258,825 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Texas: they have 3,868,820 confirmed cases, 60,889 confirmed deaths, and 3,454,134 confirmed recoveries. [x]  
  69. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,194,783 confirmed cases, 7,438 confirmed deaths, and 1,102,263 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Montserrat, 212th area on the list: 31 cases of the virus, 1 confirmed death and 24 confirmed recoveries. [xi]     
  70. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,577.57, DOWN 292.06 points (-0.84%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,037.76, DOWN 67.82 points (-0.45%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,443.05, DOWN 25.68 points (-0.57%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.90 per barrel, +0.44 (+0.62%).  The price of GOLD is $1,805.10 per troy oz., -2.00 (-0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $23.81 per troy ounce, -0.08 (-0.31%).  The price of PLATINUM is $929.60 per troy oz, -9.10 (-0.96%) while the price of COPPER is $4.32 per pound, 0.00 (+0.07%).[xii].  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,006.74 per troy oz, +2.24 (+0.11%). [xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $14,000.00 per troy oz., -1,500.00 (0.68%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $765,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,849.25 per USD/T, +21.25 (+0.75%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.44 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Egyptian Pound, one greenback equals 15.67 and in Emirati Dirham, a buck equal 3.67 and in Ethiopian Birr, one dollar equals 45.78 of theirs. [xv]        
  71. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have dropped to $4.393 per gallon, $3.047 in Florida, $4.069 in Hawaii, and $3.878 in Washington state. [xvi]   Let us look at one other location- District of Columbia: $3.256.  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- Belgium: $6.765 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,761,525,602,885 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after 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.
  72. 2021 Tuesday F: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News– Rep. Mike McCaul, R-TX 10th congressional district, confirms the growing number of reports that the Taliban is executing loads of people in Afghanistan, especially those who worked with the U.S.-NATO-led coalition as well as Christians, women, children, gays, and anyone else they deem unfit to live in their Islamist paradise.  Rep. Bill Johnson, R-OH 6th congressional district, told Newsmax today that ‘Joe Biden’s team must apologize to the American people or admit that their boss is unfit to hold office.’   Still, the Biden regime pulled together Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Hussein Obama to go out and raise money to help the unvetted Afghan refugees pouring into the country.  Speaking of Afghanistan, security officials now claim that al-Qaida could reconstitute itself within two years.  What?  They have been there all along, folks.
  73. 2021 Tuesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 173 for the corrupt ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 80 since her sole visit to the border.  How sad.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  74. 2021 Tuesday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Frequently on the wrong side of most things related to COVID-19, Dr. Ashish Jha says that ‘the FDA will likely show the need for Chi-Vi vaccine booster shots’ even as various countries around the world are saying there’s no need for booster shots.  (Note- see ‘follow the money’ below when it comes to vaccine manufacturing companies’ stock prices.  The Deep State apparatchiks and elected politicians all heavily invest in these companies, companies to which they direct billions of dollars).
  75. 2021 Tuesday I: COVID-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-and-Authoritarianism News– Even though more Americans are shying away from the questionable COVID-19 vaccines, the Biden regime is giving ALL federal employees until November 22 to get vaccinated or get terminated.  F**k you, Joe.  Resistance abounds however, as West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrissey, Republican, is working with sister states to resist the Biden regime’s COVID-19 vaccine mandates.   Ditto says Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, R-TX- who says RED STATES will challenge the authoritarian COVID-19 vaccine mandates.  Then, we have losers such as Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci calling for ‘vaccine mandates for all air travel.’  However, a judge in New York says that ‘exceptions must be made for religious exemptions in the Empire State.’  That is going to drive them bat crap crazy.
  76. 2021 Tuesday J: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer $44.71 (2) AstraZeneca $55.96 (3) Johnson & Johnson $164.80 (4) BioNTech $334.88 (5) Moderna $427.71.
  77. 2021 Tuesday K: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $82.74 (2) General Dynamics: $196.66 (3) Boeing: $211.57 (4) Lockheed Martin: $344.34 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $351.73.
  78. 2021 Tuesday L: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $36.64 (2) DuPont: $68.47 (3) Honeywell: $220.19 (4) 3M: $182.42 (5) Teijen: $1,648.00.
  79. 2021 Tuesday M: Artificial (Fake) Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Beyond Meat: $110.45 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $63.68 (3) Maple Leaf Foods Inc./Tofurkey: $21.27.
  80. 2021 Tuesday N: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump endorses Anna Paulina Luna for the seat left vacant by Charlie Crist, Florida’s 13th congressional district.  Once governor of the Sunshine State, Crist is going to take a run at “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis in November 2022.
  81. 2021 Tuesday O: Joe Biden News I– Liberals are celebrating senile Joe Biden after yesterday’s public appearance when he signed the cross after mentioning the name of President Donald J. Trump.  Then, senile Joe said that California gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder is a ‘Trump clone.’  Yeah, we know, according to the Los Angeles Times, Larry Elder is the ‘black face of white supremacism.’  Balderdash!  In other news related to the usurper in the White House, USMC Recon Leader Chad Robichaux slams the loser in a new TV ad for his disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan.
  82. 2021 Tuesday P: Joe Biden Regime News I– The FBI has fired its lead investigator in the ‘plot’ to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen “Gravel Gertie” Whitmer.  What’s up?  Too many FBI agents involved in this ‘scam abduction?’  Next, the U.S. Department of Justice has ordered scaling back on police chokeholds and ‘no-knock’ warrants.  The DOJ is also launching a civil rights probe into Peach State prisons.  My, my, my!
  83. : Political News I– Senator Steve Daines, R-MT, is urging ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden to take on communist China instead of sitting around dithering in his Delaware basement.  Next, Newsmax’ White House reporter Emerald Robinson asked a question this morning which every American wants to know: WHO is shutting down the feed whenever slobbering Joe Biden begins to speak?  In fact, during his testimony before the U.S. Senate today, Senator Jim Risch, R-ID, asked Secretary “Bullshit” Blinken who has this authority which caused the startled secretary to hem and haw all over the place.
  84. 2021 Tuesday R: Political News II– Rep. Ashley Hinson, R-IA 1st congressional district, says that the Biden regime’s planned tax hikes on the American people are going to hit them at the wrong time (not that tax hikes are ever good).   Rep. Drew Ferguson, R-GA 3rd congressional district, says the tax hikes will ‘leave businesses gutted.’ Speaking of taxes, the Internal Revenue Service is going to monitor ALL transactions over $600.00.  In other news that is no shock to us, former staffers of Rep. Pramila “Pucker Puss” Jayapal, CPUSA-WA 7th congressional district, accuse this hateful lefty of mistreatment and abuse.  Not surprising, folks, she seems like a ‘bi**h to us.
  85. 2021 Tuesday S: Political News III– Bob Woodward’s book, “Peril,” set for general release next week, is shocking the American people.  Mr. Woodward demonstrates what most Americans see as a coup against President Donald J. Trump after January 6, 2021, in which, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. (Asshole) Milley got military leaders and CIA head Gina Haspel to swear allegiance to him in case they had to eject the rightful president from the White House.  He also contacted his Chi-Com counterpart to let the communist know that if Trump launched a war against the communist regime in his final days, i.e., a ‘wag the dog operation,’ he would let the Chi-Coms know before the first bombs began falling.  This is HIGH TREASON folks and General Milley must meet his end atop the gallows.  
  86. 2021 Tuesday T: Political News IV– Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says he will ‘filibuster any attempt by the Biden regime to raise the debt ceiling.’  Meanwhile, Rep. Paul Gosar, R-AZ 4th congressional district, produced a genius idea today: ALL House leaders should wear body cameras so that more transparency and honesty can be achieved.  Great idea, Congressman.  Elsewhere, Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, is making his far-left colleagues go insane.  He continues to claim that he will NOT support his party’s $3.5 trillion infrastructure bill.’  This has people like Senator Bernie Sanders and losers such as Sandy “The Fly” Cortez going after him tooth and nail.  Wow.  Finally, it appears that Vice President Mike Pence is preparing to run in 2024.  Huh?
  87. 2021 Tuesday U: U.S. Senate News I– U.S. Secretary of State Anthony “Bullshit” Blinken sat before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today to answer questions from the lawmakers.  U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was asked to come but refused the invitation.  A nonplused Senator Bob “Cho-Mo” Menendez, DS-NJ, and committee chairman threatened he might send Secretary Austin a subpoena.
  88. 2021 Tuesday V: Social Media News– Following the brave tweets launched by entertainer Nikki Minaj blowing the lid off the COVID-19 vaccine crap, Twitter would not bow down to the demands by people such as noted racist Joy “Pro-Democracy” Reid and other losers such as she by saying her tweets did not violate their rules.   Good.  Free speech is NEVER wrong.  We are not living in George Orwell’s world yet.  In other social media news, attacks on brain-dead liberal Democrats- maskless ones at that- who attended last night’s Met affair are going viral, especially after Sandy “The Fly” Cortez wore a $35,000 dress that said ‘tax the rich’ on her backside at the $30,000 per plate event.  What a bunch of losers.
  89. 2021 Tuesday W: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– Liberals are dancing in the streets: conservative radio talk show host, Bob Enyart of Denver, who stood against the Chi-Vi vaccines has reportedly died from the Chi-Vi.  Liberals love stuff like this the sick f**ks.
  90. 2021 Tuesday X: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– WOKE sissies in California are going to rename world famous ski resort Squaw Valley to something else that won’t offend Injuns.  Wow.  Bet they feel REAL GOOD.  (Note- how about doing something good for the long-suffering people of the state like stamping out crime, ending homelessness, handing illegal aliens over to ICE for deportation, clearcutting the forests, getting back to water infrastructure, and fixing the streets?  Nope.  All California wants to do is to be WOKE).  Meanwhile, attention ALL lefties out there: the University of Nebraska is going to offer a minor in ‘racial justice, equity, and inclusion.’  Boy, they will be lining up for that sham degree.
  91. 2021 Tuesday Y: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1694 what with a $383 million jackpot on the line: 04, 13, 19, 63, 64, and Mega 16.  Out of 114,572 winning tickets, the highest winners were FIVE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $6,355 apiece.
  92. 2021 Tuesday Z: The Wrap-Up– It appears that the downtrodden people of California voted in favor of Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom to finish his term and thus run for a second term next year.  The results were almost instantaneous tonight what with tens of thousands of reports of people’s votes already being cast for them.  Wow.
  93. 2022 Wednesday: Observation of the Day- I find it absolutely mind-blowing that people still listen to what the media says when it comes to polling and the chances of electoral victory for Republicans.  I hate to be a downer for the Dems but I suspect the United States Senate is going to swing hard to the right and the Dems are going to be wailing like the scum they are.  I think every contest in which, Republicans are competing with Dems in this year’s election cycle when it comes to the U.S. Senate are swinging our way.  Raiding President Donald J. Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence and the horrifyingly stupid and evil speech ‘Slobbering Joe’ Biden gave before a backlit red wall are becoming the final daggers in their socialist chests.  Likewise, I expect the House is going to swing our way as why would that crotchety bag of bones, over-Botox-ed Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi be floating the idea that she wants to become U.S. ambassador to Italy?  She sees the writing on the wall, and she understands that she and her lunatic left-wing socialist allies have once again overplayed their hands and are facing Armageddon in less than two months.  It is going to be glorious, and I can’t wait to dance on their political graves.  Let’s vote these bottom-feeding reprobates out of office in one big bloodletting.  Hey, Mitch McConnell- how about getting on board with the oncoming tidal wave?  What do YOU think- Chef James “Jimmy” Hall.                                            

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This artwork is #0952 a 5” x 7” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Roses Three.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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Working like rock-and-roll madmen, Cheap Trick returned with their tertiary effort, “Heaven Tonight” which continued to drive the band up the rock and roll charts.  The lineup featured the same quartet of Rick Nielsen (guitars, backing vocals), Robin Zander (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Tom Petersson (bass, backing vocals), and Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion).  Unlike many bands of the period, Cheap Trick combined some of the hardest and occasionally darkest rock-and-roll chops with some pop music peaks.  Thus we have the radio classic, “Surrender,” that one continues hearing to this day on radio stations as well as the dark title track.  We also have “California Man” and “Oh, Claire,” the last of which is a ‘hidden track’ on the album.  We hope you will seek this one out wherever it is you shop for the best in rock music- you will be glad you did.  

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[i] We began promoting the music of this famed psychedelic band- Strawberry Alarm Clock- beginning on Tuesday, 03-April-2012 through Saturday, 08-April-2012. Please check them out- you will enjoy them.

[ii] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029 so please stay tuned for further news.

[iii] We promoted the music of Free- among other numerous interconnected bands beginning with the Yardbirds on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014 and ending with Paul Rodgers, another alum of Free.  The presentation also included the solo efforts of Paul Kossoff.   We definitely hope you will check them all out.

[iv] We are not sure when we will present the music of the Cars but if you are still with us when we celebrate our second decade of activity, you may see them then so please, stay with us.  We thank you.

[v] We will never stoop to doing the music of this worthless slut.  We would do Britney Spears first. 

[vi] See previous footnote.

[vii] Following President Trump’s meeting with California officials, including Governor Gavin Newsom, the president awards the Distinguished Flying Cross to seven members of the California National Guard for their bravery in flying into multiple blazing infernos on the ground and rescuing more than 243 people from certain doom.  Told to abort on several occasions, the brave seven men flew into and out of harm’s way on at least 3-4 occasions. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

241. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2022

2022 Monday: Friends, I don’t drink as much Kool-Aid as some of my colleagues do so we will do our best to keep things moving ahead without so much bombast. You know what I am saying, we no talk stink about Democrats being evil and President Biden being a senile bonehead. That is not my style nor will it be. Besides, the prospect of Donald Trump going to prison is giving me chicken skin up and down my arms.

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241. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices James Clark McReynolds and Neil Gorsuch; U.S. Attorneys General Richard Rush, James Clark McReynolds, and Thomas Watt Gregory; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Richard Rush, Robert Rubin, and Jack Lew; U.S. Secretaries of War George W. McCrary and Luke Edward Wright; the Beatles, Blood-Sweat & Tears featuring Dick Halligan, Crawler featuring Geoff Whitehorn, the Jackson Five featuring Michael Jackson, Pablo Cruise featuring David Jenkins, Procol Harum featuring Chris Copping, “Oh, Pretty Woman” by Roy Orbison, “Abracadabra” by the Steve Miller Band, and the Velvet Underground featuring Sterling Morrison:

  1. 1178 Tuesday: The 173.3rd Roman Catholic Antipope Callistus III gives the title of “Pope” to Alexander III, the rightful 173rd pontiff.  Callistus first became pontiff in opposition to Alexander III on September 30, 1168.  He followed two previous false pretenders- Victor IV and Paschal III.  Alexander III- who first became pontiff on September 07, 1159, served until August 30, 1181.
  2. 1261 Monday: Jacques Pantaleon becomes Pope Urban IV.  As the 182nd pontiff, Urban IV served until October 02, 1264.  Over the course of the next three years and 34 days, he led his global flock on its journey to commune with the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
  3. 1484 Friday: The 213th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent VIII becomes pontiff on this date.  He would serve as the Vicar of Christ from today until July 25, 1492.  
  4. 1526 Sunday: At the Battle of Mohacs, the Turks whip the Hungarians.
  5. 1533 Tuesday: On orders of Spanish conqueror Francisco Pizarro, his troops execute the last Incan king of Peru, Atahualpa.
  6. 1708 Wednesday: British troops occupy the islands of Majorca and Sardinia.
  7. 1780 Tuesday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future 8th U.S. Attorney General Richard Rush is born.  First, a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Democrat, he would serve under Presidents James Madison and James Monroe from February 10, 1814, to November 12, 1817.  Rush also would serve his nation as its 8th U.S. secretary of the Treasury.  In this capacity, he would serve under President John Quincy Adams from March 07, 1825, to March 05, 1829.
  8. 1786 Tuesday: Shay’s Rebellion commences at Springfield, Massachusetts.
  9. 1793 Thursday: The slaves on the island of Haiti receive their independence from France.
  10. 1799 Thursday: The reign of the 250th Roman Catholic Pope Pius VI ends and the Interregnum between pontiffs begins.  Pius VI first picked up his Holy Cross on February 15, 1775, and over the subsequent years, guided his earthly flock on its journey to become one with God the Father, his son, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost.  The Interregnum would continue from today until March 14, 1800.
  11. 1814 Monday: During the War of 1812, Alexandria, Virginia, formally surrendered to British military forces, which occupied the city until September 03.
  12. 1828 Friday: Robert Turner received a patent for his self-regulating wagon break.
  13. 1833 Thursday: The “Factory Act” passed in England; the lawmakers created it to deal with child labor.
  14. 1835 Saturday: In Evansville, Indiana, the future 33rd U.S. Secretary of War George W. McCrary is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, to December 09, 1879.
  15. 1842 Monday: Great Britain and China sign the Treaty of Nanjing, ending the Opium War.
  16. 1846 Saturday: In Giles County, Tennessee, future 43rd U.S. Secretary of War Luke Edward Wright is born.  First a Democrat and then a Republican, he would serve under President Theodore Roosevelt from July 01, 1908, to March 11, 1909.
  17. 1862 Friday: The Bureau of Engraving and Printing began operations at the United States Treasury.
  18. 1864 Monday: The Democratic National Convention, which nominated Major General George B. McClellan for president, opened in Chicago.
  19. 1877 Wednesday: The second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Brigham Young, died in Salt Lake City at age 76.    
  20. 1885 Saturday: The first prizefight under the Marquis of Queensberry Rules took place in Cincinnati as John L. Sullivan defeated Dominick McCaffery in six rounds.
  21. 1886 Sunday: In New York City, Chinese Ambassador Li Hung-chang’s chef invented chop suey.
  22. 1892 Monday: “Pop” (Billy) Shriver of the Chicago Cubs caught a baseball dropped from the top of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.
  23. 1896 Saturday: In New York City, the chef of the visiting Chinese ambassador creates the dish we know as “chop suey.”
  24. 1910 Monday: Korean Emperor Seonjong abdicated as the Japan-Korean Annexation Treaty went into effect.
  25. 1914 Saturday: During the fourth day of the Battle of Tannenberg, the Russians begin to break, and the Germans manage to drive them out of their positions and end up capturing one Russian general.  Elsewhere, the 66th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Clark McReynolds took his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  President Woodrow Wilson nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Horace Harmon Lurton, another Democrat.  McReynolds served from today until January 31, 1941.  Prior to serving on the nation’s highest court, McReynolds served the nation as its 48th U.S. Attorney General.  In this capacity, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 15, 1913, until today.  His replacement, the nation’s 49th U.S. Attorney General Thomas Watt Gregory assumed his post on this date.  A Democrat also, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from today until March 04, 1919.  
  26. 1916 Tuesday: German General Paul von Hindenburg becomes chief of the German General Staff.
  27. 1929 Thursday: The German airship, Graf Zeppelin, arrives home, ending its round-the-world flight.
  28. 1935 Thursday: The film “Top Hat,” starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, premiered at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
  29. 1938 Monday: In New York City, N.Y., future 70th U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin is born.  A future Democrat, Secretary Rubin would serve under President Bill Clinton from January 11, 1995, to July 02, 1999.
  30. 1939 Tuesday: Zionist leader Chaim Weizmann informs England that the Jews of Palestine will fight in World War II.
  31. 1941 Friday: German Death Commandos (Einsatzkommando) liquidate 1,469 Jewish children on the Eastern Front.  Meanwhile, in Great Britain, Geoff Whitehorn, future guitarist in the British band, Crawler, [i] and in the reformation of Procol Harum[ii] in the 1990s was born on this date in London, England.
  32. 1942 Saturday: Sterling Morrison, future bass player of the New York City band, Velvet Underground[iii], was born on this date in East Meadow, New York.
  33. 1943 Sunday: Responding to a clampdown by Nazi occupiers during World War II, Denmark managed to scuttle most of its naval ships.  Meanwhile, in Troy, New York, future member of the horn-dominated rock band, Blood, Sweat, & Tears- Dick Halligan (keyboards, trombone, horns, flutes, backing vocals 1967-1972)- is born.
  34. 1944 Tuesday: Fifteen thousand American troops marched down the Champs Elysees in Paris as the French capital continued to celebrate its liberation from the Nazis.  Meanwhile Slovakia revolts against the Nazis occupying their country and their fellow compatriots fighting on behalf of their German occupiers.
  35. 1945 Wednesday: The British liberate their colony of Hong Kong from Imperial Japanese troops.  U.S. General Douglas MacArthur left for Japan officially to accept the surrender of the Japanese.  Meanwhile, Chris Copping—future bassist and organist with the British rock band, Procol Harum[iv]—was born on this date in Middleton, Lancashire, England.
  36. 1947 Friday: Future guitarist with the Bay Area rock band, Pablo Cruise[v] (1973-1986 / 1996-present)—David Jenkins—is born in the USA on this date.  
  37. 1949 Monday: The USSR explodes its first atomic bomb.  Meanwhile, at the University of Illinois, researchers use a nuclear device to treat cancer patients.
  38. 1953 Saturday: An early version of the animated cartoon character Speedy Gonzales made his debut in the Warner Brothers cartoon “Cat-Tails for Two.”
  39. 1955 Monday: In New York City, N.Y., future 76th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Barack Hussein Obama from February 28, 2013, to January 20, 2017.
  40. 1957 Thursday: The Senate gave final congressional approval to a Civil Rights Act after South Carolina Senator Strom Thurmond, then a Democrat, ended a filibuster that lasted 24 hours.
  41. 1958 Friday: Pop superstar Michael Jackson[vi] was born in Gary, Indiana.  Meanwhile, George Harrison joins the Quarrymen, a group made up of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Pete Best, and Stu Sutcliffe. [vii]
  42. 1962 Wednesday: The lower level of the George Washington Bridge opened to traffic.
  43. 1964 Saturday: Roy Orbison’s[viii] single, “Oh, Pretty Woman,” was released on the Monument label.
  44. 1965 Sunday: Gemini 5, carrying astronauts Gordon Cooper and Charles “Pete” Conrad, splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean after eight days in space.
  45. 1966 Monday: The Beatles[ix] perform their last public appearance at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California.
  46. 1967 Tuesday: The final episode of “The Fugitive” aired.  Meanwhile, future 113th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, is born in Denver, Colorado, on this date.  President Donald J. Trump would nominate him to fill the open seat of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, a vacancy that opened during the last year of the previous president’s term and which Democrats screech and wail was stolen from them because it was an election year.  He took his seat on the court on April 10, 2017, much to the consternation of the Democrats.
  47. 1968 Thursday: At the Democrat National Convention in Chicago, Illinois, Hubert H. Humphrey receives the nod for the presidential nomination of the United States all the while riots rage outside in the streets between Yippies[x] and the police.
  48. 1970 Saturday: In Austintown, Ohio, at the Fitch High School, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers scores a first-round KO over his opponent Jim Daniels in a scheduled 10-round bout.  This puts Shavers’ pro record to 13-2.  Meanwhile, down in San Diego, California, at the Colosseum, heavyweight boxer Ken Norton Sr., aka the Fighting Marine, scores a 4th round KO of opponent Roy Wallace in a scheduled 10 round bout to put his pro record to 17-1.
  49. 1972 Tuesday: Swimmer Mark Spitz of the U.S. won the third of seven gold medals at the Munich Olympics, finishing first in the 200-meter freestyle.
  50. 1977 Monday: Lou Brock brought his total of stolen bases to 893.  Ty Cobb held the record he beat for 49 years.  
  51. 1982 Sunday: The Steve Miller Band’s[xi] “Abracadabra” hits number one on the radio charts.  Meanwhile, Academy Award-winning actress Ingrid Bergman died in London on her 67th birthday.  Meanwhile, at the Civic Center in Lake Charles, Louisiana, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Young loses a 10-round fight on points to Philipp Brown.  This would be Young’s third loss in a row and would drop his pro record to 30-13-2.
  52. 1983 Monday: Two U.S. Marines lost their lives in Lebanon when the militia group Amal fired mortar shells at the Beirut Airport.  Meanwhile, the divers recovered the anchor of the USS Monitor, an ironclad that went down during the U.S. Civil War.
  53. 1990 Wednesday: Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, in a television interview, declared that America could not defeat Iraq.
  54. 1991 Thursday: The republics of Russia and Ukraine agreed to a treaty by which the two would remain a part of the Soviet Union.
  55. 1998 Saturday: After the union of the Northwest Airlines pilots rejected a last-minute company offer, the aviators went out on strike.  
  56. 2005 Monday: Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast near Buras, Louisiana, bringing floods that devastated New Orleans causing more than 1,800 people to die in the area.  
  57. 2008 Friday: Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, picked Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin, to be his running mate.  She reinvigorated his campaign and gave it new life and had he listened to her and allowed her to campaign in states he wrote off, he might have been president rather than Barack Hussein Obama.  Following the 2008 Presidential Election, the Democrats worked extremely hard to neutralize her as a political threat by destroying both her and her family.
  58. 2009 Saturday: Funeral services occurred in Boston for U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, the so-called “Lion of the Senate,” who in real life was a drunken, womanizing inebriate, and President Barack Hussein Obama eulogized.  Hours later, his remains underwent burial at Arlington National Cemetery outside Washington, D.C.
  59. 2011 Monday: Libya’s National Transitional Council raises concerns about the mass killing of political prisoners by Muammar Gaddafi’s government.
  60. 2012 Wednesday: Chinese President Hu Jintao officially receives Egyptian thug-President Mohammad Morsi, who has come to the country to discuss in-depth discussion and cooperation talks—one dictator meeting with another.
  61. 2013 Thursday: The first federal study on the use of sleeping aids used by Americans reports that 8.6 million Americans use such aids to help induce sleep.
  62. 2014 Friday: In Senegal, health authorities report the first case of Ebola virus in a 21-year-old man who met people in neighboring Guinea who had the virus.  Meanwhile, the government of the United Kingdom raises its terror alert to ‘severe’ due to the high number of its citizens flocking to fight on the side of ISIS in both Iraq and in Syria among other theaters facing the same foes.
  63. 2015 Saturday: In Hawaii, NASA puts a six-person team into isolation within a small dome to simulate the conditions of a six-month theoretical trip to the planet, Mars.  The group will have no fresh air or food and will wear spacesuits when exiting the dome.   
  64. 2016 Monday: Off the coast of Sabratha, Italy, the Italian coast guard says that in 40 separate incidents in a single day, they have rescued 6,500 migrants in a single day.
  65. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump arrives in Hurricane Harvey-ravaged Texas, to show the government is on the ball.   Meanwhile, monsoon rains are trashing Mumbai, India, causing airports, schools, and other government buildings to close down until further notice.
  66. 2018 Wednesday: U.S. Sen. John McCain was remembered as a “true American hero” at a crowded service at the North Phoenix Baptist Church after a motorcade carried McCain’s body from the state Capitol.  Meanwhile, the government reported that the economy had grown at a 4.2-percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, the best showing in nearly four years, all thanks to President Donald J. Trump.   
  67. 2019 Thursday: In “Science” magazine, an article featuring research into the so-called ‘gay gene,’ the one gays swear exists- especially those claiming to be ‘born that way’ says there is NO single gene accounting for those attracted to members of the same sex.  Now, some claim the ‘attraction’ is as high as 25-percent which most people believe is preposterous.
  68. 2020 Saturday: While President Trump was visiting the Gulf Coast states of Texas and Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura- a storm in which at least 14 people died- the father of George Blake celebrates his son by repeatedly calling for calm while doing everything possible to stir up another riot.  Contradictory indeed.  Meanwhile, South Korea reports dramatic increases in new COVID-19 numbers, especially around the capital of Seoul where more than half of the country’s 51 million people lives.  Speaking of the Bat Flu, Berlin police shut down an anti-COVID-19 protest rally demanding an end to the onerous restrictions placed upon the German populace.  Some of the marchers carried American, Russian, and German Reich flags while others wore QANON t-shirts, what liberals claim to be ‘conspiracy theories.’  Elsewhere, reports regarding the costs of all the Antifa- and Black Lives Matter- funded and initiated riots are coming out.  Minneapolis is down in the crapper with more than $500 million while in Bill Di Blasio’s city, they are facing a deficit of $290 million in destroyed buildings, infrastructure, and emergency rescue and police vehicles.  Should have stopped the riots.  Finally, the U.S. FDA okays the expanded use of the drug Remdesivir for use in ALL COVID-19 cases and not just potentially lethal ones.   For those in critical condition due to the Kung Flu, within five days, 65-percent of the patients dramatically improve.  What about hydroxychloroquine?  Cheap and effective!
  69. 2020 Saturday A: Early this morning, police in Portland, Oregon, declared yet another riot after a so-called ‘peaceful protest’ once again erupted into a violent mob shortly after midnight.  These peaceful ‘beatnik types’ tried to trap law enforcement officers inside the police union building and then did everything they could to set it ablaze and murder the people inside.  Folks, there is an answer to this: anyone tossing a Molotov cocktail, you shoot them dead.  This stops this sort of illegal activity in its tracks and puts everyone else on notice as to what you will and what you WON’T accept.  This used to be the way things were done.  Elsewhere, another military mishap occurs as a U.S. Army helicopter crashes into San Clemente Island 70 miles off of Coronado, California, killing two special forces soldiers and wounding several others.  Finally, U.S. Director of National Intelligence ignites a firestorm among House Democrats when he says he ‘will no longer testify in person before the House about Election security.’  He will, however, provide written answers.  Of course, the Dems are angry, they can no longer showboat and act like a bunch of rapscallions as they do any time a member of the Trump administration testifies before them.
  70. 2020 Saturday B: Sadly today, we do not have the stock market or the current COVID-19 statistics due to an attempted Chi-Com attack into our systems that shut us down for nearly three days.  Sorry.
  71. 2021 Sunday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 217,215,814 confirmed cases, +446,640, 4,515,070 confirmed deaths, +6,813 and 194,122,390 confirmed recoveries, +418,813.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 39,665,515 confirmed cases, UP 48,098 from yesterday’s reporting, 654,689 confirmed deaths, UP 308, [xii] and 30,826,348 confirmed recoveries, UP 14,106.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xiii]   
  72. 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 336,001 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 68,107 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  73. 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: 4,326,698 confirmed cases, 65,758 confirmed deaths, and 2,260,963 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,246,196 confirmed cases, 43,979 confirmed deaths, and 2,334,901 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 62,229 confirmed cases, 589 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 553,487 confirmed cases, 6,569 confirmed deaths, and 244,685 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Maine: they have 75,389 confirmed cases, 930 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [xiv]   
  74. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,051,609 confirmed cases, 6,989 confirmed deaths, and 966,079 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 195th country on the list: 2,331 cases of the virus, 12 confirmed deaths and 2,301 confirmed recoveries. [xv]     
  75. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,455.80, UP 242.68 points (+0.69%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,129.50, UP 183.69 points (+1.23%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,509.37, UP 39.37 points (+0.88%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.67 per barrel, -0.07 (-0.10%).  The price of GOLD is $1,820.50 per troy oz., +1.00 (+0.05%) while the price of SILVER is $24.03 per troy ounce, -0.03 (-0.13%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,006.60 per troy oz, +0.10 (+0.01%) while the price of COPPER is $4.32 per pound, 0.00 +0.05%). [xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,413.36 per troy oz, +21.96 (+0.92%). [xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $17,400.00 per troy oz., +100.00 (+0.58%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $770,000.00 per troy oz., -5,000.00 (-0.65%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,653.00 per USD/T, +32.25 (+1.23%).  [xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.20.     In Vietnamese Dong, one greenback equals 22,790.00 and in West African CFA Franc, a buck equal 553.75 and in Yemeni Rial, one dollar equals 249.95 of theirs. [xix]        
  76. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.397 per gallon, $2.945 in Florida, $4.071 in Hawaii, and $3.899 in Washington state. [xx]    Let us look at one other location- Virginia: $2.958.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Luxembourg: $5.869 per U.S. Gallon.[xxi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,700,086,456,566 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Germany, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Bermuda with $73 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  77. 2021 Sunday F: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Growing unrest over harsh COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions in France and Germany has led to growing protests across the two countries.  Meanwhile, Iranian-backed Houthi rebels score a big victory when a missile slams into a Saudi-Yemeni military base in Yemen sending 30 or more unprepared people to meet with Allah sooner than anticipated.  Others were left wounded in varying degrees.  (Note- time to begin dropping neutron bombs on these Houthi vermin and their Iranian overlords).
  78. 2021 Sunday G: Weather News I– On the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall along the Louisiana coast, Hurricane Ida slammed into the Mississippi-Louisiana coastlines today with at least one death.  The power tower that sends electricity to the city of New Orleans collapsed into the Mississippi River slashing power to 1.2 million homes and businesses.
  79. 2021 Sunday H: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– One of the all-time great rock drummers, Ron Bushy of Iron Butterfly, died at age 79 in Santa Monica, California, following a lengthy battle with esophageal cancer.  That’s the second drummer in as many weeks.  Ron is joining Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones.  God bless you guys.
  80. 2022 Monday: Friends, I don’t drink as much Kool-Aid as some of my colleagues do so we will do our best to keep things moving ahead without so much bombast.   You know what I am saying, we no talk stink about Democrats being evil and President Biden being a senile bonehead.  That is not my style nor will it be.  Besides, the prospect of Donald Trump going to prison is giving me chicken skin up and down my arms.  We shall keep abreast of current events to the best of our abilities, but the majority of this year’s news will appear NEXT year.  We want to maintain a good relationship with governmental entities snooping on us.  Chef Itzi Nakamura.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0936 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Palo Verde Sunshine.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

Brian Wilson’s next studio album- “No Pier Pressure”- came out on April 07, 2015, and featured the gifted composer-singer-songwriter-musician working once again with a vast variety of musical accompaniment.  The album features new and original material so one can see that it’s an eclectic album that all fans of Mr. Wilson will love forever.  As always, he has superb musicians joining him which makes this yet another amazing musical endeavor by this global musical treasure.  Seek it out at your favorite site for the best in music- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of both Koss and Back Street Crawler when we did the previous batch of famed British bands.

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

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

[iv] See footnote ii.

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

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

[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.

[viii] We look forward to promoting the music of Roy Orbison when we do other classic rockers such as Buddy Holly, the Everly Brothers, and others of that ilk.

[ix] See footnote vii.

[x] Many of the Yippies are the parents of the Antifa and Black Lives Matter trash running rampant in America’s streets in 2020.  Time to tune up their kids- NOW.

[xi] We began promoting the music of the Steve Miller Band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011 and then did a second stint on Sunday, 20-April-2014.  We hope you will check the music of this amazing San Francisco, California, acid-rock blues band.  The album, “Abracadabra,” which features the cut appeared on Tuesday, 09-August-2011.

[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.

228. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2022

2020 Sunday B: The Democrats continue undergoing meltdowns as they blast the Trump administration for proposing cuts to the U.S. Postal Service. They want more money going to the USPS so it can ‘manage the increase in mail-in ballots.’ You know, there was a time when the Democrats attempted to conceal their election-stealing attempts whereas now, they could give a hoot.

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228. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2022:

Bennington Battle Day (Vermont); Primary Elections in Alaska and Wyoming

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture James Wilson; U.S. Attorneys General Griffin Bell, Benjamin Civiletti, and William “Bill” Barr; Motown legend Aretha Franklin, the Beatles featuring Ringo Starr, Black Sabbath featuring Bill Ward, Elvis Presley, Genesis featuring Phil Collins, INXS featuring Tim Farriss, Rainbow featuring Cozy Powell, and the Soft Machine featuring Kevin Ayers:

  1. 1691 Thursday: The city of Yorktown, Virginia, underwent founding on this date in history.
  2. 1777 Saturday: American forces won the Revolutionary War Battle of Bennington.  In it, Minutemen rout a superior British force.
  3. 1780 Wednesday: The British beat the Americans decisively at the Battle of Camden, South Carolina.
  4. 1812 Sunday: Detroit fell to British and Indian forces in the War of 1812.
  5. 1829 Sunday: Siamese twins Chang and Eng Bunker arrive in the United States at Boston, Massachusetts to go on exhibit across the country.
  6. 1835 Sunday: In Ayrshire, Scotland, future 4th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture James Wilson is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Wilson would serve under Presidents William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, and William Howard Taft from March 06, 1897, to March 03, 1913.
  7. 1842 Tuesday: The U.S. government took over operations of the City Dispatch Post in New York City.  This was the first congressionally authorized local postage delivery.
  8. 1858 Monday: A telegraphed message from Britain’s Queen Victoria to President James Buchanan underwent transmission over the recently laid trans-Atlantic cable.
  9. 1861 Friday: President Abraham Lincoln forbids members of the Union from doing business with the Confederacy through the issuance of Proclamation 86.  
  10. 1863 Sunday: President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on this date.
  11. 1894 Thursday: Chiefs from the Sioux and Onondaga tribes meet to urge their younger members to renounce Christianity and to return to the old ways of their fathers.
  12. 1896 Sunday: At Bonanza Creek, Alaska, in the Klondike, miners discover GOLD!
  13. 1918 Friday: In the waning days of World War I, U.S. troops land in the cold water Russian port of Archangel to provide aid to the White Russian forces fighting against the Bolsheviks.
  14. 1920 Monday: A pitch thrown by Carl Mays of the New York Yankees struck Cleveland Indians batter Ray Chapman in the head; Chapman died the next day.
  15. 1923 Thursday: Carnegie Steel Corporation put into place the eight-hour workday for its employees.
  16. 1930 Saturday: The first British Empire Games took place at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  Nowadays, the former British Empire calls the games the British Commonwealth Games.
  17. 1936 Sunday: The 11th Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany, end.
  18. 1937 Monday: The American Federation of Radio Artists underwent charter on this date.  Elsewhere, Harvard University became the first school to have graduate courses in traffic engineering and administration.
  19. 1940 Friday: During the Battle of Britain, the defenders shoot down 45 German aircraft over the English countryside.
  20. 1943 Monday: Bulgarian leader Boris III confers with Adolf Hitler over the war on the Eastern Front.
  21. 1944 Wednesday: In Herne Bay, Kent, UK, future bassist/guitarist/vocalist with the Soft Machine[i], Kevin Ayers, is born. 
  22. 1948 Monday: Arab terrorists blow up the Latrun pumping station in Jerusalem; elsewhere in the country, the Israeli Pound becomes legal tender.  Elsewhere, baseball legend Babe Ruth died in New York at age 53.
  23. 1954 Monday: The magazine “Sports Illustrated” begins publication.  Elsewhere, Jack Paar replaced Walter Cronkite as host of “The Morning Show” on CBS-TV.
  24. 1956 Thursday: Adlai Stevenson wins the Democrat Party’s presidential nomination.
  25. 1957 Friday: Future member of the Australian rock band, INXS [ii]–Tim Farriss (guitars/bass/backing vocals 1977-2012)—is born on this date.
  26. 1960 Tuesday: Britain ceded control of the crown colony of Cyprus.  Elsewhere, Joseph Kittinger set the free-fall world record.  He fell more than sixteen miles (about 84,000 feet) before opening his parachute over New Mexico.
  27. 1961 Wednesday: The Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., fights for black voting rights in Miami, Florida.
  28. 1962 Thursday: Ringo Starr replaces Pete Best as the Beatles’[iii] drummer.
  29. 1963 Friday: Independence undergoes restoration in the Dominican Republic.
  30. 1969 Saturday: Today is the second day of the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair.   The bands performing today were heavier than the folk artists of the previous day. [iv]  Some of the performances would be legendary, captured on the first two Woodstock albums.  The first album was a 3-LP set while the second album was a 2-LP set.  Fantastic music that everyone must own because compared to the crap of the 2000s, there is nothing that will compare.
  31. 1975 Saturday: Vocalist Peter Gabriel abandons the British rock group, Genesis[v].  Many fans believed that this would be the end of the band, but it merely a beginning to the second, most successful chapter…
  32. 1977 Tuesday: Elvis Presley[vi] died at his Graceland estate in Memphis, Tennessee, at age 42.
  33. 1978 Wednesday: For excluding Smith-Corona Mfg. from the copier market, the U.S. government hit Xerox with a massive fine, setting it at $25.6 million.
  34. 1979 Thursday: The 72nd U.S. Attorney General Griffin Bell left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from January 26, 1977, until today.  His replacement- the 73rd U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti assumed his position today.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from today until January 19, 1981.
  35. 1980 Saturday: Drummer Cozy Powell leaves Richie Blackmore’s Rainbow[vii].  Elsewhere, drummer Bill Ward leaves Black Sabbath[viii].
  36. 1984 Thursday: The U.S. Jaycees voted to admit women to full membership within the organization.
  37. 1985 Friday: Slut/singer Madonna[ix] weds actor Sean Penn on her 27th birthday.
  38. 1987 Sunday: One-hundred-fifty-six people lost their lives when Northwest Airlines Flight 255 crashed while trying to take off from Detroit; the sole survivor was 4-year-old Cecelia Cichan.  Elsewhere, people worldwide began a two-day celebration of the “harmonic convergence,” which heralded what believers called the start of a new, purer age of humankind.
  39. 1990 Thursday: Saddam Hussein orders 4,000 Britons and 2,500 Americans living in Kuwait to leave that country and to relocate to Iraq due to the tensions rising in the world over Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait.
  40. 1991 Friday: President George H. W. Bush declares that the ‘recession is near its end.’  Meanwhile, the Acting U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr assumes his position on this date.  He would serve in this position until he became the 77th U.S. Attorney General on November 26, 1991.  Once the official U.S. AG, he would serve until January 20, 1993.  Elsewhere, Pope John Paul II began the first-ever papal visit to Hungary on this date.
  41. 1995 Wednesday: Voters in Bermuda rejected independence from Great Britain.
  42. 1997 Saturday: For only the SECOND time in NHL history, the Stanley Cup leaves North America to travel to Russia to go on display.
  43. 1999 Monday: The U.S. version of the quiz show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire,” hosted by Regis Philbin, began a limited two-week-run on ABC TV.  Elsewhere, Vladimir Putin won confirmation as Russian prime minister by the lower house of his nation’s parliament.
  44. 2000 Wednesday: Delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles, California, formally nominated Vice President Al Gore to be their presidential nominee.
  45. 2002 Friday: The authorities discover terrorist mastermind (and POS) Abu Nidal shot to death in Baghdad, Iraq; the scumbag was 65 years old.  Who would do such a thing?
  46. 2003 Saturday: Idi Amin, the former dictator of Uganda and known cannibal, died in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; historians believe the old scumbag to be 80 years old.
  47. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush announced a plan to bring home two Army divisions from Cold War-era bases in Germany.  Elsewhere, election officials in Venezuela announced that voters had overwhelmingly chosen to keep President Hugo Chavez in office.
  48. 2009 Sunday: Negotiators averted a strike against the San Francisco Bay Area’s commuter rail hours before a midnight deadline.
  49. 2010 Monday: Thanks to widespread flooding across the Pakistani landscape, the United Nations laments that 3.5 million children may contract waterborne illnesses.
  50. 2011 Tuesday: In England, two men who used a Facebook site to promote violence during gangbanging riots both receive four-year prison sentences.
  51. 2012 Thursday: The U.S. State Department states the U.N. Secretary-General’s decision to attend the 120-member Non-Aligned Movement summit is ‘strange’ and ‘not a good signal.  
  52. 2013 Friday: The Indian rupee falls below 62.03 rupees against the U.S. dollar, hitting a record low.
  53. 2014 Saturday: Continued riots in Ferguson, Missouri over the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown by a police officer have resulted in the announcement of a state of emergency and a curfew by Governor Jay Nixon.
  54. 2015 Sunday: According to Brainy History—the world’s greatest source for knowledge—Australian golfer Jason Day wins the PGA Championship with a score of 20 under par; American Jordan Spieth wins second place, resulting in a rank of #1 in the world, replacing Northern Irish golf champion Rory McIlroy.
  55. 2016 Tuesday: In San Bernardino, California, raging wildfires claim 15,000 acres and send 82,000 citizens fleeing for their lives. 
  56. 2018 Thursday: Aretha Franklin[x], the undisputed “Queen of Soul,” died of pancreatic carcinoma at the age of 76.  What an amazing artist, God bless you, Aretha!  
  57. 2019 Friday: Much to the outrage of foaming-at-the-mouth American leftists, Israel forbids AOC squad members Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting the Jewish country on their own, citing their support for the bogus BDS movement- boycott, divest, and sanction Israel until they hand everything over to the loony tunes Palestinians.  Oh, boohoo.  Meanwhile, in Kashmir, eleven people die as Pakistani and Indian troops clash.  Finally, Kim Jong Un fires off two missiles as he breaks off prospects of further talks with South Korea.
  58. 2020 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- the Beijing Bat Flu, aka the Chinese Virus Crisis, the one Comrade Xi Jinping sent to the rest of the world, continues demolishing our planet as it takes names and compiling numbers.  Here are the stats for the globe for today: 21,480,111 confirmed cases, UP 199,503 cases, 771,558 confirmed deaths, UP 4,096, and 13,465,165 confirmed recoveries, UP 171,286.  In the United States, here are the stats for today: 5,437,012 confirmed cases, UP 33,256, 171,426 confirmed deaths, UP 794, and 2,743,594 confirmed recoveries, UP 10,539.  The question is, WHEN are the Chi-Coms going to pay the GARGANTUAN PRICE for the contemptible crimes committed against the rest of the planet?
  59. 2020 Sunday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington state- here are the stats, Golden State first: 621,562 confirmed cases, 11,224 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 4,825 confirmed cases, forty confirmed deaths, and 1,808 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 66,885 confirmed cases, 1,766 confirmed deaths, and like other mostly BLUE locales, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  For the heck of it, let us look at Indiana.  Here are their numbers: 80,415 confirmed cases, 3,128 confirmed deaths, but like many other states, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us hope there is light at the end of the tunnel…
  60. 2020 Sunday B: The Democrats continue undergoing meltdowns as they blast the Trump administration for proposing cuts to the U.S. Postal Service.  They want more money going to the USPS so it can ‘manage the increase in mail-in ballots.’  You know, there was a time when the Democrats attempted to conceal their election-stealing attempts whereas now, they could give a hoot.  Various cities have reported boxes of election ballots piling up at post offices or at storage sites, ballots that will flood in on Election Day all in favor of Democrats.  Democrats demand the U.S. postmaster testify in Congress on August 24, the day the GOP Convention commences.  As for election-thieving, well, two can play the same game and when the Democrats are BLOWN out in November, let us see what the sniveling scumbags try to do then?  An actual attempted overthrow of the government?  Thank God gun sales are skyrocketing across the country- careful what you wish for, Democratic Party!  DO NOT ALLOW THE DEMOCRATS TO STEAL THE ELECTION!
  61. 2020 Sunday C: Meanwhile, in Chicago, protests become riots and at least seventeen law enforcement officers suffering injuries as they attempt to quell the violence trashing a once-great city.   In Portland, Oregon, ongoing protests transform into riots there on a nightly basis.  Time to hire special contractors to go in and clean out the filth.
  62. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 208,553,240 confirmed cases, +569,153, 4,382,155 confirmed deaths, +7,688 and 187,025,078 confirmed recoveries, +578,056.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 37,640,138 confirmed cases, UP 173,460 from yesterday’s reporting, 638,155 confirmed deaths, UP 594, [xi] and 30,222,599 confirmed recoveries, UP 69,223.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xii]  
  63. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 319,398 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 84,680 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,142,965 confirmed cases, 64,679 confirmed deaths, and 2,197,392 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,925,074 confirmed cases, 40,584 confirmed deaths, and 2,312,488 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 51,739 confirmed cases, 552 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 508,842 confirmed cases, 6,289 confirmed deaths, and 238,596 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Kansas: they have 350,384 confirmed cases, 5,394 confirmed deaths, and 315,796 confirmed recoveries. [xiii]   
  65. 2021 Monday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 948,058 confirmed cases, 6,687 confirmed deaths, and 888,202 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Chad, 181st country on the list: 4,984 cases of the virus, 174 confirmed deaths and 4,803 confirmed recoveries. [xiv]     
  66. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,625.40, UP 110.02 points (+0.31%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,793.76, DOWN 29.14 points (-0.20%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,479.71, UP 11.71 points (+0.76%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $67.59 per barrel, +0.24 (+0.26%).  The price of GOLD is $1,788.30 per troy oz., -1.50 (-0.08%) while the price of SILVER is $23.87 per troy ounce, +0.08 (+0.33%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,026.20 per troy oz, +5.10 (+0.50%) while the price of COPPER is $4.33 per pound, 0.00 (+0.03%). [xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,608.12 per troy oz, +4.41 (+0.17%). [xvi] 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 $2,605.50 per troy oz., -3.25 (-0.12%).  [xvii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000022.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.89.     In Pound Sterling, one greenback equals 0.72 and in Qatari Rial, a buck equal 3.67 and in Romanian Leu, one dollar equals 4.17 of theirs. [xviii]        
  67. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.406 per gallon, $3.012 in Florida, $4.085 in Hawaii, and $3.896 in Washington state. [xix]    Let us look at one other location- New Mexico: $3.079.  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- Romania: $5.338 per U.S. Gallon.[xx]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,649,118,365,205 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging 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 Grand Cayman Island, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Taiwan with $235 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2021 Monday F: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News– Here are the costs of the Afghan War: (1) 20 years, the longest U.S. war (2) U.S. military deaths: 2,448 (3) U.S. Military wounded: 20,719 (4) U.S. contractor deaths: 3,846 (5) direct costs: $2 trillion.  (6) Costs to 2050 for the American people: $6.5 trillion.  (Source: Newsmax).  (Note- the Western Roman Empire collapsed because (1) inability to control its borders (2) perpetual wars (3) never-ending political strife and (4) normalization of perversion, immorality, and loss of faith.  Sound like any country you might know?)  Meanwhile, former deputy CIA Director Mike Morell says that the collapse of Afghanistan is not an ‘intelligence failure’ but a ‘policy failure.’  Joe Biden is attempting to blame everyone else for his troubles than himself whereas President Harry S. Truman so famously said, “The buck stops here.”  Next, Politico stuck a journalistic dagger into the neck of dictator Joe Biden when they said his ‘chip on his shoulder’ is what caused the debacle the world is watching in Afghanistan as he would NOT listen to his generals.  In other Afghan-related news, at least seven desperate people are dead from falling several thousand feet from outbound aircraft at the Kabul airport.  Meanwhile, outside the White House, Afghan Americans are protesting the White House usurper by shouting, “THEY’RE KILLING OUR PEOPLE!”
  69. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– today is Day No. 146 for the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in this position of extreme importance.  It is also Day No. 52 since her singular visit to the slowest section along the southern border.  Here are the numbers for illegal aliens and the cost of caring for them as provided by OAN.  First, the cost this day alone is: $652,723,151.  Next, here is the appalling cost of caring for the illegal aliens in the country for just this year: $248,821,415,836.  Imagine the good that money could do for the American people and not the flotsam and jetsam of the Third World?  Next, here are the numbers of illegals who have crossed the border in 2021: 2,555,525.  Finally, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of the numbers of illegals sucking away at the teats of the American taxpayers for all time: 36,555,525.  Horrifying, simply horrifying.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  (Note- 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).
  70. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Talks between the Maduro regime in Venezuela and its opposition are underway in Mexico City.  Meanwhile, after months of turmoil in Malaysia, the prime minister who seized power in a coup relinquished it.  Next, Lebanese police officers and violent protesters clashed in the norther portion of the country where a fuel tank exploded over the weekend killing and injuring numerous people.  Elsewhere, as the U.S. flees out of Afghanistan, the Chi-Coms are telling Taipei to reconsider their belief that the U.S. will come to their rescue when the People’s Liberation Army begins landing on Taiwanese beaches.  Meanwhile, the U.N. Security Council pushes for talks to bring about the formation of the new government in the new Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
  71. 2021 Monday I: Foreign News-Overseas News II– As the Taliban continues accumulating and securing power across Afghanistan, Taliban thugs both inside and outside the empty U.S. embassy are chanting, “Death to America, death to America, death to America.”  Nice they love us so much.  Meanwhile, at the airport in Kabul, U.S. troops in two difference incidents shoot dead a pair of Taliban thugs.  Chaos at the airport has put a hold on exit flights.  As the catastrophe unfolds, dictator Joe Biden says he stands by his decision ‘to flee Afghanistan and to leave the people to the mercies of the Taliban.’  Rep. Michael McCaul, R-TX 10th congressional district, said today that this is “Saigon on steroids.”
  72. 2021 Monday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– today Health experts announced that ‘herd immunity may never be achieved with COVID-19.’ Meanwhile, Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci says the American people must ‘set aside personal liberties so we can join forces to do battle with the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.’ (It is ALWAYS, we must surrender our God-given personal liberties to climb aboard the BIG GOVERNMENT train).
  73. 2021 Monday K: Health and Medical Alerts– An Indiana man found himself in the intensive care unit of his city after contracting flesh-eating bacteria following the consumption of raw oysters.  (Folks, we gave up eating raw oysters long ago and would recommend that everyone else do the same thing.  Besides, they do not do what people believe they do, it is all in the mind).
  74. 2021 Monday L: COVID-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-and Authoritarianism News– Harvard University and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, medical professor Dr. Martin Kulldorff told Greg Kelly on Newsmax over the weekend that Joe Biden’s demand for vaccine mandates creates distrust of the vaccines in people who have already had the disease.  Dr. Kulldorff says it must stop.  In other Chi-Vi-related news, Dr. Francis Collins- Director of National Institute of Health- says that ‘unvaccinated Americans pose more problems for the United States than do the millions of illegal aliens flooding into the country.’  What a party apparatchik.  In Colorado on the first day of school, masks and law enforcement officers are all over the place.  Speaking of schools and COVID-19, Rep. Daniel Perez, R-FL 116th congressional district, says that the feds ‘cannot pay off school superintendents’ to follow the regime’s orders.  Regarding Florida, “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis says that ‘parents cannot sue over the mask ban’ he put into place with an executive order.
  75. 2021 Monday M: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow The Money) News– (1) Pfizer $48.91 (2) AstraZeneca $58.75 (3) Johnson & Johnson $177.84 (4) BioNTech $343.10 (5) Moderna $373.86.  As we say, IF you wish to understand the reason for the BIG PUSH that everyone ‘get vaccinated’ or undergo immediate transport to Devil’s Island or to a leper colony (as well as all the mask mandates), just follow the money.  Politicians and bigwigs and other titans of the globe all are invested in these companies, companies that CANNOT BE SUED no matter how badly one is affected by a vaccine, which also gives them incredible power over the people they rule.
  76. 2021 Monday N: Voting Integrity-Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Arizona announces that the week of August 22, 2021, is when they will release the preliminary report on the election fraud and corruption that went on in the Copper State surrounding the November 2020 Elections.  Meanwhile, as the disastrous Biden regime stumbles about like a punch-drunk boxer, we hope that more states will begin audits of the 2020 Elections because this disastrous mess cannot continue much longer.  Yes, we do miss President Donald J. Trump and he must return to the White House.  Those involved in the rampant election fraud and corruption must go to prison if not to the gallows for their crimes and perfidy.  There are many, many traitors who must pay the price for their betrayal, their disloyalty, and their treachery.  Chef Hector Santanamos Del Soto.
  77. 2021 Monday O: President Donald J. Trump News– Now that Joe Biden has sold out the Afghan people to the Taliban and- even worse– to the Chi-Coms, President Donald J. Trump asks the question: ‘who will Joe Biden sell out next?’  The President also slammed the usurper in the White House for his ‘grossly incompetent’ abandonment of Afghanistan to the jihadists. 
  78. 2021 Monday P: Joe Biden News I– Afghan Americans arrived outside the White House over the past weekend protesting the abandonment of their country to the cruel jihadist hoodlums.  Speaking of senile Joe Biden, chief pollster at the Trafalgar Group, Robert Cahaly- says that ‘Joe Biden is more popular than his policies.’  All day, the White House said that Joe Biden was ‘going to address the American people’ on the mess in Afghanistan.  Finally, he did and did what all of us knew he would: blame President Donald J. Trump and the Afghan people for being losers.  Wow.  The Deputy National Security Adviser Jonathan Finer says there will be ‘grave consequences for the Taliban if the riffraff interfere in the U.S. withdrawal from Kabul and across Afghanistan.’  Even worse for Joe Biden is his reluctance to give American citizens priority in the evacuation out of the destabilized Central Asian country.
  79. 2021 Monday Q: Joe Biden Regime News I– The U.S. State Department said earlier today that ALL U.S. embassy staff is at the airport in Kabul but thanks to the pandemonium occurring there, the U.S. authorities on the ground have suspended outbound flights until control can be reestablished.   Meanwhile, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley is defending his misguided assessment as to the strength of the Taliban.  (Note- Gen. Milley, you sound like the Nazis who underestimated Russian troop strength in late 1941 through 1942.  YOU must resign, sir.  NOW).  In other Biden regime news, Joe says the USDA is going to permanently increase food stamp benefits, i.e., SNAP benefits, because there are millions of foreign invaders who need to eat.  In other Biden regime news, the Bidenistas are filing a challenge to a recent court order to revive President Donald J. Trump’s “Remain in Mexico Policy.”  Come on, Joe, we have enough illegal aliens in the country.  Can’t we stop already? 
  80. 2021 Monday R: Political News I– As things continue deteriorating in Afghanistan, Vice President Mike Pence places the blame for the calamity unfolding there squarely atop the culprit responsible: drooling Joe Biden.  Former Army General (and CIA Director) David H. Petraeus says that ‘no good can come from the precipitous abandonment of Kabul to the Islamists.’  Security experts are now saying that ‘another 9-11-style attack is only a matter of time’ (especially with wide-open borders).  As things worsen in Kabul, the Republican Party is demanding the resignations of Joe Biden, “Kooky Kamala” Harris, U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, and U.S. Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer.  (Speaking of ‘Cryin’ Chuck,’ he is outraged over the need to crack down on fake China Virus vaccine cards.  Chuck- f**k you).
  81. 2021 Monday S: Political News II– An angry House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, is demanding that the House of Representatives launch a probe into the abrupt collapse of Afghanistan.  Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY At-Large district, says that ‘Joe Biden takes the final blame for the collapse of Afghanistan.   Former Rep. Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden’s arrogance led to the turmoil in Afghanistan.’  Amen.  Meanwhile, former Director of National Intelligence Rick Grenell is accusing the Biden regime of outing U.S. intelligence officers on Twitter.
  82. 2021 Monday T: Political News III– Mark Krikorian of the Center for Immigration Studies told Newsmax that Joe Biden may be unable to control the amount of Afghan refugees who will try to enter our country.  Next, Rep. Byron Donalds, R-FL 19th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden should resign from office over the disaster in Afghanistan.’   U.S. GOP Senate campaign Chairman Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, is floating the idea that the time is now to use the 25th Amendment to get enfeebled old Joe Biden out of the White House ASAP.  Former National Security Adviser to President Donald J. Trump- H.R. McMaster- says that ‘Joe Biden’s humanitarian disaster will equate with increased security risks for the United States.’  Senator Lindsey Graham says that ‘Joe Biden is the most incompetent commander-in-chief in the past forty years’ (the other one being President Jimmy Carter).   (Note- Joe Biden claims he will not repeat the past mistakes made by three other presidents in Afghanistan).   
  83. 2021 Monday U: Political News IV– Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-TX 2nd congressional district, says that ‘firings must occur surrounding the debacle in Afghanistan.’  Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, RINO-KY, says that ‘Joe Biden ignored warnings regarding Afghanistan and now owns the disaster.’  Rep. Michael Waltz, R-FL 6th congressional district, told Greg Kelly on Newsmax that the ‘administration had NO plan with which to evacuate our embassy or the people who fought alongside us in the Central Asian hellhole.’  Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-PA 14th congressional district, says ‘we should have maintained a presence at Baghram Air Base instead of leaving it to the enemy.’  Both agree that WHEN we have to return to the ‘graveyard of empires,’ the Taliban will be better armed with U.S. abandoned weapons of all types.’
  84. 2021 Monday V: Miscellaneous News I– The federal government is giving Florida $500 million to help with the manatee crisis.  Meanwhile, the U.S. National Park Service is making masks mandatory at all parks in the U.S.
  85. 2021 Monday W: Business News– The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration- the NHTSA for short- is probing issues regarding autopilot in Tesla motor vehicles.
  86. 2021 Monday X: Mass Shootings News– It appears to have been a quiet weekend in Chicago what with eight dead and fifty-six injured in shootings across the Windy City.
  87. 2021 Monday Y: Big Tech News– Google whistleblower Scott Voorhies says that his employer changed its algorithms to unfairly target President Donald J. Trump throughout 2020.  To keep unwelcome news trending for President Trump, they would attach old stories to new ones to keep them pushed up to the front of the pack.  Elsewhere, T-Mobile is probing claims that hackers ripped off the data of 100 million users.
  88. 2021 Monday Z: Environmental News I– As we have said for close to a decade now, the Sun is the driver of all climate change, NOT CO2.  Well, a new study confirms that but observe this: solar activity- sunspots, solar flares, and solar winds- ebbs and flows.  When there is more activity, the entire Solar System warms up and when there is less, it cools down.  IF you get rid of ALL carbon dioxide emissions, plants will wither and die, oxygen production will fall off, and eventually, you end up with a planet like Mars.  All one must do to learn the truth is to find unbiased university professors willing to teach truthful geography classes and not this dumb-ass Marxist ‘global warming’ bulls**t dimwits such as AOC, Al Gore, and Greta Thunberg run around squealing and crying about.  Wake up, dummies.
  89. 2021 Monday AA: Natural Disasters News– Like California, wildfires are raging across Spain.  Meanwhile, one person died over the weekend as a party boat sailing the calm waters of Lake Conroe in the Texas town of Conroe flipped over when a freak storm crashed into the ship.  The two-story craft had fifty-three people aboard when the mishap occurred, and an older man died at the hospital following injuries sustained in the accident.
  90. 2021 Monday BB: California State News– As Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom continues sobbing that the “GOP is trying to get me in the recall election,’ today, we learned that copious quantities of bond money set aside to build water infrastructure in the Golden State is just sitting there, unused.  Damn it, Gov. Newsom, if you even cared about your job, get work underway NOW on the Sacramento Delta diversion project that will safely send northern California water south to the farmers and the citizens of the state.  Loser.  Regarding “Nazi” Newsom, a new poll (supposedly) claims Golden State voters find themselves split in the recall effort to remove the WORST governor in all fifty states and five territories.
  91. 2021 Monday CC: Nevada State News– Former Republican Silver State Attorney General Adam Laxalt has filed papers to compete against sitting Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, D-NV, for the seat in November 2022.  
  92. 2021 Monday DD: New York State News– Outgoing Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov (who says his mother was the one who imbued his scandalous behavior into him when he was a youngster) says, “I could have beaten impeachment.”  Then why are you leaving, you corrupt POS?  Even as Cuomo is in the process of exiting the governor’s office, he issued a mandate today: ALL Empire State health care professionals MUST undergo vaccination for the Wuhan Virus Crisis.  Wow.  What a loser.
  93. 2021 Monday EE: Oklahoma State News– Patriotic Oklahomans demonstrated at their state capital over the weekend, protesting the Chi-Vi vaccine and mask mandates government is trying to foist onto them. 
  94. 2021 Monday FF: Texas State News– A Texas Supreme Court justice issues a temporary injunction against Lone Star State Democrats seeking to disobey Governor Greg Abbott’s ban on mask mandates in the schools and in public life.  Meanwhile, Texans will soon be able to open carry firearms without permits.
  95. 2021 Monday GG: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Famed actor Johnny Depp says that Hollywood is ‘boycotting me.’
  96. 2021 Monday HH: The Wrap Up– Prophesy- how soon will we see landing craft doors slamming down on Taiwanese beaches, the subjugation of Ukraine, Islamism spreading like wildfire throughout all of Central Asia, and Cuban and Venezuelan hegemony dispersing through all of Latin America?  With the Antitrump in the White House, we suspect it will begin soon… El Chilote predicts this on this day…
  97. 2022 Tuesday: The plot against President Donald J. Trump continues to grow by the day.  I would like to ask the readers of our blog, did you ever think- since we began back in 2009 writing for the Chi-Com blog site, Choseit.com, that we would have the misfortune of seeing the collapse of our country into Venezuela-style socialism?  Oh, it might not be that way at the moment, folks, but if we do not continue kicking butt from today onward and into 2024, it will be here before you know it.  You folks in Alaska- send Senator Lisa Murkowski packing and elect Kelly Tshibaka and Sarah Palin.  You folks in Wyoming, send that godawful witch “Lyin’ Liz” Cheney packing.  It is time to reclaim our country and to continue reclaiming it.  It’s that or troubled times for all of us but only if we allow it.  I seriously doubt my fellow Americans will permit this to befall our wonderful country.  We know we won’t.  Tell me what you think- Chef Gervais Krinkelmeier.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0924 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “You Forgot My Tip.”  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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Live long enough and eventually, one will hear every last lick recorded by a veteran band which is why we have “The Big Beat 1963,” a ‘compilation album’ of sorts that came out on December 17, 2013.  Truly more of a Brian Wilson album seeing as how the compilations are his, the album features tracks he wrote prior to the Beach Boys recorded by other up-and-coming pop bands and artists at the time.  According to the source for everything- world-famous Wikipedia- the album was released to ‘keep up with European copyright laws’ that said if you didn’t release something by such and such a date, one’s copyright on the material could be lost.  Thus, we have “The Big Beat 1963,” an album containing 22 heretofore unreleased tracks.  We hope you seek this one out and add it to your growing list of recording artists.  We think you will enjoy it as much as we have.  Who knows?  You might even be able to find it at your local library.

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[i] We hope to promote the music of the Soft Machine at some point within the next 3-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when that celebrated day arrives.  We thank you.

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

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

[iv] Quill began the day coming on at 2:00 P.M.  Following them were (in order of appearance) Country Joe McDonald, Santana, John Sebastian, the Keef Hartley Band, the Incredible String Band, Canned Heat, Mountain, the Grateful Dead, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Janis Joplin with the Kozmic Blues Band, Sly & the Family Stone, the Who, and the Jefferson Airplane.  The official end of the musical festivities occurred the following morning at 9:40 A.M.

[v] 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.

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

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

[viii] Not exactly sure when we will begin promoting the music of Black Sabbath but when we do we will definitely follow them with AC/DC, the wild and wooly and definitely demonic Australian rock band.

[ix] We won’t be doing the music of this skank unless we are still going in another 50 years or so…you never know, what with HGH, all kinds of strange things are occurring.

[x] When we begin celebrating the music of Motown, Aretha Franklin will be among those artists.

[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.

220. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 08, 2022

1988 Monday: After kicking butt in neighboring Angola, South Africa declares a cease-fire. The nation had been battling communists backed by the Cuban and Russian armies to subvert Southern Africa. Meanwhile, Russian troops begin pulling out of neighboring Afghanistan after fighting 9 years of a losing war.

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220. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 08, 2022:

Ashura (Muslim holiday- tentative date); Victory Day (Rhode Island)

President Richard M. Nixon; Supreme Court Justices Howell Edmunds Jackson, Willis Van Devanter, Arthur Goldberg, and Sonia Sotomayor; U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Louis McLane; Beverly Carrick; Nazi Party Youth Leader Baldur Von Schirach; Booker T. & the MGs featuring Willie Hall, INXS featuring Jon Stevens, Judas Priest featuring Les Binks, “Louie, Louie” by the Kingsmen, Poison featuring Rikki Rockett, the Rolling Stones, Roxy Music featuring John Gustafson, Carlos Santana, and U2 featuring the Edge:

  1. 70 Friday: Roman troops under the command of General Titus manage to destroy the tower of Fortress Antonia in Jerusalem during the Great Jewish War.
  2. 1648 Saturday: Ibrahim- the 18th Ottoman Turkish Sultan, the Defender of the Faithful, ends on this date.  He first became caliph of ALL Sunni Islam on February 09, 1640.  His successor- the 19th Caliph Mehmed IV begins on this date.  He would serve as sultan until November 08, 1687.
  3. 1814 Monday: During the War of 1812, peace talks between the United States and Britain commenced in Ghent, Belgium.
  4. 1815 Tuesday: Napoleon Bonaparte set sail for St. Helena to spend the remainder of his days in exile.
  5. 1831 Monday: The 10th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Louis McLane assumed his position on this date.  a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until May 29, 1833.  Prior to this he was a senator from Delaware and following this, he became the 12th U.S. secretary of state and finally, he became U.S. minister to Great Britain.
  6. 1844 Thursday: Following the death of Mormon founder, Joseph Smith, Brigham Young becomes the leader of the faith.
  7. 1876 Tuesday: Thomas Edison received a patent for the mimeograph.  The mimeograph was a “method of preparing autographic stencils for printing.”
  8. 1890 Friday: The Daughters of the American Revolution forms on this date.
  9. 1895 Thursday: In Nashville, Tennessee, the 54th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Howell Edmunds Jackson, Democrat, died on this date.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated Jackson to fill the seat of 49th Associate Justice Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II, Democrat.  Jackson served from February 18, 1893, to August 08, 1895.
  10. 1899 Tuesday: A.T. Marshall patented the refrigerator.
  11. 1900 Wednesday: In Boston, the first Davis Cup series began.  The U.S. defeated Great Britain three matches to zero.
  12. 1908 Saturday: In Chicago, Illinois, future 94th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Arthur Goldberg, Democrat, is born.  President John F. Kennedy nominated Goldberg to fill the seat of Associate Justice Felix Frankfurter, Independent.  Goldberg served from September 28, 1962, to July 26, 1965.  He would then move on to become the United States’ sixth ambassador to the United Nations.
  13. 1911 Tuesday: The number of representatives in the U.S. House of Representatives established itself at 435.  There was one member of Congress for every 211,877 residents.
  14. 1918 Thursday: In the wake of six hundred tanks, British/Canadian/Australian troops forge a breakthrough through German lines at Amiens, France.
  15. 1919 Friday: Through the Treaty of Rawalpindi, Great Britain recognizes the independence of Afghanistan.  
  16. 1925 Saturday: In Washington, D.C., the Ku Klux Klan[i] marches 200,000 strong down Pennsylvania Avenue.
  17. 1927 Monday: Beverly Carrick, famed artist, was born on this date.
  18. 1929 Thursday: German airship Graf Zeppelin sets off on a round-the-world flight.  Things would end disastrously in New Jersey when the airship arrived.
  19. 1937 Sunday: During the Second Sino-Japanese War, Japan completed its occupation of Beijing.
  20. 1940 Thursday: The Battle of Britain continues with the loss of 31 German aircraft over England.
  21. 1941 Friday: During the German invasion of the Soviet Union (Operation Barbarossa), twenty divisions of the combined 6th/12th, Russian armies surrender to the Germans at the Oman Pocket.    Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., the 63rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Willis Van Devanter, died.  President Theodore Roosevelt nominated the Republican to fill the seat of Democrat 55th Associate Justice Edward Douglass White.  Van Devanter served from December 16, 1910, to June 02,1937.
  22. 1942 Saturday: During World War II, Nazi saboteurs who were captured after landing in the United States were executed in Washington, D.C.; two others who had cooperated with authorities were spared.  Meanwhile, future bassist with the British rock band, Roxy Music[ii]—John Gustafson—is born in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, on this date.   He would play with numerous bands beginning with the Merseybeats, Ian Gillan,[iii] and various other musical outfits.
  23. 1945 Wednesday: President Harry S. Truman signed the U.S. instrument of ratification for the United Nations Charter.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union declared war against Japan during World War II.
  24. 1950 Tuesday: In Memphis, Tennessee, future drummer with Booker T. & the MGs- Willie Hall- is born on this date.  
  25. 1951 Wednesday: In Portadown, Northern Ireland, Les Binks- future drummer with Judas Priest from 1977-1979- is born.
  26. 1953 Saturday: The United States and South Korea signed a mutual defense pact.  Elsewhere, in Mobile, Alabama, future 28th U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin is born.  He would begin serving on January 22, 2021.
  27. 1955 Monday: At Geneva, Switzerland, the world’s nations attend a conference designed to discover peaceful uses of atomic energy.  Meanwhile, the U.S. and South Korea initiated a mutual security pact.
  28. 1956 Wednesday: Japan launched an oil tanker that was 780 feet long and weighed 84,730 tons.  It was the largest oil tanker in the world at the time.
  29. 1961 Tuesday: Future guitarist with the Irish band, U2[iv]—Darrell Howell Evans aka the Edge—is born on this date in Barking, Essex, England.  Meanwhile- in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania- future drummer with the rock band, Poison, Rikki Rockett, is born.
  30. 1962 Wednesday: Future vocalist with the Australian rock band, INXS[v]—Jon Stevens (2000-2003)—is born in New Zealand on this date.
  31. 1963 Thursday: Britain’s ‘Great Train Robbery’ took place as thieves made off with 2.6 million pounds in banknotes.  Elsewhere, the Kingsmen[vi] release the song, “Louie, Louie,” which radio stations label as ‘obscene.’
  32. 1964 Saturday: The Rolling Stones[vii] perform their first live concert in the Netherlands.
  33. 1966 Monday: Michael DeBakey became the first surgeon to install an artificial heart pump in a patient.
  34. 1968 Thursday: The Republican National Convention nominated Richard Nixon for president on the first ballot.
  35. 1973 Wednesday: Vice President Spiro T. Agnew branded as “damned lies” reports he had taken kickbacks from government contracts in Maryland and vowed not to resign—which he ended up doing anyway.
  36. 1974 Thursday: President Richard M. Nixon announced his resignation, effective the next day, following damaging new revelations in the Watergate scandal.   Meanwhile, former Nazi Party Youth Leader, 1931-1940, Baldur Von Schirach died.
  37. 1978 Tuesday: The U.S.  launched Pioneer Venus 2, which carried scientific probes to study the atmosphere of Venus.  
  38. 1979 Wednesday: Iraqi thug-dictator Saddam Hussein executes twenty-two political opponents.
  39. 1983 Monday: A jury in Kansas City, Missouri, awards TV anchor Christine Craft $500,000 in sex discrimination suit against KMBC-TV (later overturned).
  40. 1988 Monday: After kicking butt in neighboring Angola, South Africa declares a cease-fire.  The nation had been battling communists backed by the Cuban and Russian armies to subvert Southern Africa.  Meanwhile, Russian troops begin pulling out of neighboring Afghanistan after fighting 9 years of a losing war.  Finally, Iraq and Iran announced the commencement of a ceasefire between the two warring neighbors.
  41. 1989 Tuesday: The space shuttle Columbia took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida.  The trip was said to be a secret five-day military mission.
  42. 1991 Thursday: Carlos Santana[viii] pleads no contest to a marijuana possession charge.  Meanwhile, the U.N. Security Council approved North and South Korea for membership.
  43. 1992 Saturday: The “Dream Team” clinched the gold medal at the Barcelona Summer Olympics.  The U.S. basketball team beat Croatia 117-85.
  44. 1993 Sunday: While driving in Somalia, a landmine exploded beneath their vehicle killing four U.S. soldiers.  This, in turn, prompted President Bill Clinton to order Army Rangers to capture or kill warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid.
  45. 1994 Monday: Israel and Jordan opened the first road link between the two once-warring countries.
  46. 2000 Tuesday: The wreckage of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley, which sank in 1864 after attacking the Union ship Housatonic, was recovered off the South Carolina coast and returned to port.
  47. 2002 Thursday: Saddam Hussein, dictator of Iraq, organized a big military parade and then warned “the forces of evil” not to attack Iraq as he sought once more to shift the debate away from world demands  that he live up to agreements that ended the Gulf War. 
  48. 2003 Friday: The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston offered $55 million to settle more than five hundred lawsuits stemming from alleged sex abuse by priests.  The Archdiocese later settled for $85 million.
  49. 2008 Friday: China opened the Summer Olympics with an extravaganza of fireworks and pageantry as only a communist nation can do. 
  50. 2009 Saturday: Sonia Sotomayor, the self-proclaimed ‘wise Latina,’ took the oath of office as the Supreme Court’s first Hispanic and third female justice.
  51. 2011 Monday: Standard & Poor’s rating agency downgrades U.S. sovereign debt; the downgrade is the FIRST in the history of the United States.
  52. 2012 Wednesday: Viktor Yanukovych, Ukraine’s President, signs a controversial law concerning the status of eighteen languages as regional and minority languages; the law allows officials in Russian-speaking regions of the country to use Russian in documents and at public events.
  53. 2013 Thursday: The Pentagon will furlough 650,000 civilian employees without pay for six days this year after receiving warnings that mandatory budget cuts might idle defense workers for a longer period.
  54. 2014 Friday: At a stock car race, Tony Stewart collides with a vehicle driven by Kevin Ward causing Ward to wreck his car.  Exiting his car and walking on the track while yelling at Stewart, Stewart hit and killed him with his racecar in an apparent accident.  The authorities after investigating the mishap did not charge Stewart with any crime.
  55. 2015 Saturday: Following the horrendous outbreak of Ebola virus throughout parts of West Africa, many survivors find that they are beset by new symptoms such as joint pain and eye inflammation, so severe that many cannot function in normal life.
  56. 2016 Monday:  Black Pink, a K-Pop chick group releases their first big tune, “Whistle.”  Wow.
  57. 2017 Tuesday: Following the severing of ties with Netflix, the Walt Disney Co. announces plans for its own streaming service.  Geez, how many streaming services do we need?  Every single one of them tries their best to milk their customers.  Enough is enough.   Elsewhere, country pop singer and actor Glen Campbell dies at age 81.
  58. 2018 Wednesday: The United States announced that it would impose new sanctions on Russia for illegally using a chemical weapon to kill a former spy and his daughter in Great Britain.  Fricking Vladimir Putin, a POS.
  59. 2019 Thursday: Russia once again demonstrates its lack of ability- or its concern for human life- when a mysterious explosion at a nuclear weapons plant and testing facility in the sealed city of Sarov occurs, killing at least five scientists and wounding God knows how more.  Come on, Vladimir, impose some safeguards on your people.
  60. 2020 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- these are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the Chinese Flu, the Kung Flu, you know, the Chinese “gift” that will not stop giving, statistics for today: 19,425,393 confirmed cases, UP 264,587, 722,066 confirmed deaths, UP 5,983, and 11,773,122 confirmed recoveries, UP 167,998.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 5,054,067 confirmed cases, UP 52,386 new cases, 163,575 confirmed deaths, UP 1,156, and 2,477,554 confirmed recoveries, UP 22,976. 
  61. 2020 Saturday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states where the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 545,787 confirmed cases, 10,189 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: 3,115 confirmed cases, thirty-one confirmed deaths, and 1,467 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 61,587 confirmed cases, 1,672 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee will not list the number of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at the numbers of another state we have not looked at lately, Ohio, the “Buckeye State,” one of the worst states for out-of-control liberal politics.  The number of cases in the state is 99,969 while the number of deaths is 3,668.  No mention of the number of confirmed recoveries.  Such a shame but the one thing we do know is that Governor Mike DeWine, a RINO, is little more than a hardcore political hack.
  62. 2020 Saturday B: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day- Let us look at the second-highest nation infected with the Wuhan Virus, Brazil:  The South American nation has 3,012,412 cases of Xi Jinping’s gift to the world what with 100,477 deaths, and 2,068,394 recoveries.   India is the third highest nation infected with this dastardly, lab-engineered virus what with 2,152,020 confirmed cases, 43,453 confirmed deaths, and 1,479,804 confirmed recoveries.  Russia comes in fourth what with 882,347 confirmed cases, 14,854 confirmed deaths, and 690,207 confirmed recoveries.  Now, let us look at the Chi-Coms, the place where this needless disaster began: they come in 30th among nations with 84,590 confirmed cases, 4,634 confirmed deaths, and 79,123 confirmed recoveries (although our sources in Hong Kong and Macau tell us they are 10-times higher than reported which sounds about right for the main communist hellhole on the planet.  Shame on them).
  63. 2020 Saturday C: Sadly, without any help from the Democrats, President Trump takes it upon himself to improve the lot of the American people, people whose lives have been thrown into freefall thanks to the Chinese Virus Crisis, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, by signing an executive order that will do the following: (1) $400 in enhanced unemployment benefits throughout the remainder of the year; (2) A payroll ‘holiday’ tax that will cut payroll taxes for every American making under $100,000 per year; (3) A continued moratorium on evictions; and (4) deferring student loan repayments until next year.  The president is asking the states to cover 25-percent of the costs while the federal government will cover the other 75-percent.  Democrats threaten to take him to court over these actions.  WHY?  They want bailouts for Blue States- like California- that is so far in the RED it risks imploding in upon itself because CalPERS needs billions of dollars to keep it solvent while Sacramento gives money and benefits- including free health care to ILLEGAL ALIENS.  Let California DIE.  We say this even though our blog site is based there.  It is time for change.
  64. 2020 Saturday D: The people of Beirut, Lebanon, continue protesting their government’s corruption in allowing their port to blow up on Tuesday thanks to more than 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate stored in the port.  Some even call for the lynching of Hezbollah boss, Hassan Nasrallah, a POS terrorist if one ever existed.  In some cases, police use live ammunition on the protesters as violence gets out of control.  Meanwhile, Portland, Oregon, sees yet another night of mayhem in the streets, its 70th but who is counting, right) while Mayor Ted Wheeler scolds Antifa for misbehaving.  Folks do what the police in Beirut are doing, the moment you see some POS rioter raise his arm to throw an incendiary device, shoot them.  It works and has always worked in the past.  Has the United States lost its nerve?
  65. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 203,441,157 confirmed cases, +463,096, 4,307,387 confirmed deaths, +7,747 and 182,742,086 confirmed recoveries, +428,841.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,543,338 confirmed cases, UP 24,390 from yesterday’s reporting, 633,116 confirmed deaths, UP 129,[ix] and 29,859,062 confirmed recoveries, UP 7,259.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[x]   
  66. 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 314,674 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 89,404 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  67. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,046,728 confirmed cases, 64,786 confirmed deaths, and 2,118,215 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,770,817 confirmed cases, 39,695 confirmed deaths, and 2,302,588 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 46,503 confirmed cases, 542 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 490,196 confirmed cases, 6,210 confirmed deaths, and 231,605 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Kentucky: they have 495,132 confirmed cases, 7,372 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.[xi]    
  68. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 900,482 confirmed cases, 6,542 confirmed deaths, and 863,583 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Saint Lucia, 173rd country on the list: 5,837 cases of the virus, 90 confirmed deaths and 5,452 confirmed recoveries.[xii]     
  69. 2021 Sunday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,208.51, UP 144.26 points (+0.41%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,835.76, DOWN 59.35 points (-0.40%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,436.52, UP +7.42 points (+0.17%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $67.83 per barrel, -0.45 (-0.66%).  The price of GOLD is $1,763.50 per troy oz., +0.40 (+0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $24.33 per troy ounce, 0.00 (+0.02%).  The price of PLATINUM is $974.50 per troy oz, +2.30 (+0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, -0.01 (-0.28%).[xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,627.34 per troy oz, -21.72 (-0.82%).[xiv] 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 $2,581.50 per troy oz., -7.75 (-0.30%).  [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.05.     In Mauritanian Ouguiya, one greenback equals 357.00 and in Mauritian Rupee, a buck equal 42.95 and in Moldovan Leu, one dollar equals 17.73 of theirs.[xvi]      
  70. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt AND Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.390 per gallon, $3.022 in Florida, $4.083 in Hawaii, and $3.873 in Washington state.[xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Mississippi: $2.792.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Bosnia and Herzegovina: $5.078 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,618,816,777,129 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after the Chi-Coms, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is United Kingdom with $440 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  71. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– When one is the ‘border czar,’ there is never a day off.  Today marks Day No. 138 for “Kooky Kamala” Harris to oversee the nightmare along the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 44 since her sole visit to the slowest portion of the border, the El Paso Sector.  Wow.  Here are the figures for the illegal alien tidal wave overrunning our country as presented by One America News: first, here is the cost for just this day: $576,230,464.  Imagine all the good that money could do for the American people.  Next, here is the cost for this year of caring for the millions of illegal aliens who have swept into the United States: $240,576,282,624.  Moving on, here are the numbers for border invaders for 2021: 2,465,714.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate of border-jumping illegal aliens lurking within our country: 36,465,712. (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).  In other shocking border news, we learn that the Border Patrol is releasing 1,000 illegal aliens per day into the city of McAllen, Texas.  This is absolutely dreadful.  Even worse, we learned that since the beginning of the year, CBP has released 7,000 COVID-19-infected illegal aliens into the city with 1,500 dumped there just this past week- and the Biden regime wants us to wear flipping masks and get vaccinated for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu. 
  72. : Political News I– The ‘infrastructure bill’ in the U.S. Senate has stalled over no clear mechanism with which to fund the $1.3 trillion (or $1.7 trillion depending upon where one sees it) monstrosity.  Meanwhile, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says that ‘Washington, D.C. is using COVID-19 to concentrate power in a very few hands and to undermine federalism by diminishing state’s rights.’  Next, the POS Mark Zuckerberg dumped $12 million on a ‘nonprofit Democratic Party consulting firm.’   Finally, Carlos Del Toro survived confirmation as the next secretary of the U.S. Navy.
  73. 2021 Sunday H: California State News– Since all GOP candidates are doing well in the Golden State, the California GOP is declining to endorse any of the candidates seeking to replace highly unpopular Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom who is clinging to power by a thread.  One of the Republicans- former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer lit up sniveling Governor Newsom for crying that the recall is some sort of ‘GOP attempt at grabbing his seat.’  Mayor Faulconer said, “NO- it’s your performance” which has been extremely horrid.
  74. 2022 Monday: As everyone knows, I once was a Democrat until I switched parties and became a Republican.  I would like to say something to the RINOs corrupting the party, losers such as “Lyin’ Liz” Cheney and her horrible father, Dick, among others.  What is wrong with you people?  Dick should have been handed over to the Hague for war crimes because that man set the entire Iraq fiasco in motion, one that killed and maimed Americans that did not have to suffer those outcomes.  Just because Donald Trump put the Bush Family in its place is not reason enough to become anti-Trump which means, “ANTI-AMERICAN.”  You are doing it all over, instigating war with Russia, war with China, war with Iran.  At some point it must stop and the only way to achieve that outcome is to send every single one of you soul-sucking war vampires out of office and into disgrace.  Going to be a great week, let me know what you think- Chef Fritz Schlependrecht.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0916 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sycamore Road.”  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:

Alan Jardine released his first- and only at the time of this presentation- solo album, “A Postcard from California” on June 19, 2010.  Jardine is one of the unsung Beach Boys greats and one would have thought that the remaining Beach Boys such as Mike Love and Bruce Johnston would have sought to continue the association but no, after the death of Carl Love, Love forced him out of the band which was truly peculiar.  Perhaps it’s because Love only wanted to play the original tunes in the original ways in which, they were recorded instead of continuing the evolution of the songs in the way Carl demanded.  Jardine, however, did not throw in the towel but carried on with his own band performing the tunes as he saw them and adding new ones (well, some unreleased ones) on this, his first solo album.  Jardine performs many of the instruments as well as the vocals but also had numerous guests with which to create an amazing album.  Almost everyone- including some Beach Boys- are here which makes for a glorious audio experience.  Even Glenn Campbell is here WHO was a Beach Boy for a brief period when Brian Wilson could no longer continue on the road.  Check it out- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] And if history taught properly, everyone would know the KKK were ALL f**king Democrats- and still are!

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

[iii] We 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.

[iv] We look forward to promoting the music of U 2 when we promote the music of other more recent bands, sometime within the next 4-5 years.  We hope you will be with us when we do.

[v] 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.

[vi] When we do the Box Tops and some of the other great bands of the 1960s, we will also do the music of the Kingsmen.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Colorado Day (Colorado)

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

  1. 30 BC: Julius Caesar’s great nephew Gaius Octavian and his troops enter the Egyptian city of Alexandria bringing the North African nation under the authority of the Roman Republic, soon to be the Roman Empire.   Meanwhile, Roman General Mark Anthony commits suicide rather than surrender to Octavian; he was 53 years old.  His lover- and the mother of Julius Caesar’s son, Caesarion- committed suicide a brief time later walled up in her burial chamber.  Her method: a King Cobra.
  2. 1177 Monday: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I and the 170th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander III sign the Treaty of Venice, bestowing power to the emperor.
  3. 1619 Thursday: The first black slaves arrive in North America, 20 poor souls, landing at Jamestown, Virginia, on this date.  Unbeknownst to stupid, mostly white liberals four centuries later, the blacks followed in the footsteps of indentured Irish laborers, people who were worth a dime a dozen and who suffered mightily at the hands of the bondholders.  Blacks had a price, the Irish did not, thus the slaveowners were obligated to provide better treatment to their slaves than to their indentured laborers.
  4. 1628 Tuesday: Austrian Emperor Ferdinand II declares that ALL Protestants in his empire convert to Catholicism.
  5. 1714 Wednesday: Britain’s Queen Anne died at age 49; George the I succeeded her.
  6. 1732 Friday: Construction crews lay the foundation for the Bank of England.
  7. 1774 Monday: Scientist Joseph Priestly and chemist Carl Wilhelm isolated oxygen from the air for the first time.
  8. 1780 Tuesday: A declining power, Sweden declares its neutrality so as to avoid fighting European wars.
  9. 1781 Wednesday: A British army under the command of General Charles Cornwallis occupies Yorktown, Virginia.
  10. 1790 Sunday: The first census of the U.S. population gives the figure of 3,939,214.  The areas included were the present states of Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia.
  11. 1807 Saturday: In Greencastle, Pennsylvania, future 4th U.S. Interior Secretary Robert McClelland is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Pierce from March 08, 1853, to March 09, 1857.
  12. 1815 Tuesday: The 9th U.S. Secretary of State William H. Crawford assumed office on this date.  Crawford served under President James Madison from today until October 22, 1816, and then became Treasury secretary.  Meanwhile, U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander J. Dallas stepped down from office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from March 02, 1815, until today.
  13. 1831 Monday: The 14th U.S. Secretary of War Lewis Cass assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until October 04, 1836, and then became ambassador to France, then U.S. Senator from Michigan, then President Pro Tempore of U.S. Senate and finally 22nd U.S. Secretary of State.
  14. 1834 Friday: Great Britain abolishes slavery throughout its Empire.  (They switched to using an endless supply of prison convicts).
  15. 1843 Tuesday: In Springfield, Illinois, future 35th U.S. Secretary of War Robert Todd Lincoln is born.  A Republican, he would serve under Presidents James A. Garfield and then Chester Alan Arthur from March 05, 1881, to March 04, 1885.
  16. 1867 Thursday: For the first time in U.S. history, blacks living in a southern state vote in state elections.
  17. 1873 Friday: Andrew S. Hallidie successfully tested a cable car, doing the design for San Francisco.
  18. 1876 Tuesday: Colorado became the 38th state to join the United States.
  19. 1893 Tuesday: Henry Perky and William Ford patented shredded wheat.
  20. 1894 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., the 25th U.S. Secretary of War Joseph Holt died at age 87.  A Republican, he served under President James Buchannan from January 18, 1861, to March 05, 1861.
  21. 1899 Tuesday: The 40th U.S. Secretary of War Russell A. Alger left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William McKinley from March 05, 1897, until today.  His replacement- the 41st U.S. Secretary of War Elihu Root- assumed office on this date.  A Republican, too, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from today until January 31, 1904.
  22. 1907 Thursday: The U.S. Army Signal Corps established an aeronautical division, the forerunner of the U.S. Air Force.
  23. 1911 Tuesday: Harriet Quimby became the first woman to receive a U.S. pilot’s certificate from the Aero Club of America.  Her accomplishments included being the first woman to fly across the English Channel; however due to an accident she suffered in July 1912, she died at age 37.
  24. 1914 Saturday: The German army crosses the border at Trois Vierges into Luxembourg; Kaiser Wilhelm II declares war on nephew, Tsar Nicholas II’s Russia, too.  France and Germany continue mobilization…World War I gets underway.
  25. 1918 Thursday: British troops occupy Vladivostok, Russia, to help the White Russians fight the Reds.
  26. 1926 Sunday: French troops find themselves fighting the Druze in Damascus, Syria.
  27. 1930 Friday: In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, future 62nd U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger is born.  A Republican, he served under President George H.W. Bush from December 08, 1992, to January 20, 1993.
  28. 1933 Tuesday: In Dutch-controlled Indonesia, the authorities arrest resistance leader and future prime minister, Sukarno.  
  29. 1936 Saturday: The Olympics opened in Berlin with a ceremony presided over by Adolf Hitler.  The event would conclude on August 16. 
  30. 1940 Thursday: Adolf Hitler is chomping on the bit.  He has the German General Staff working hard at revising Operation Sealion, the German invasion of the British Isles.  The British are putting up a fight in the air and on the sea and the invasion cannot go forward until the Germans are masters of both.  The Luftwaffe must gain complete control of British skies. 
  31. 1941 Friday: New York Yankee pitcher Lefty Gomez walks a Major League Baseball record of batters—11—in a shutout game.  The Yankees won 9-0 over the St. Louis Browns.
  32. 1942 Saturday: Jerry Garcia, noted guitarist and singer with the Grateful Dead[i] and with other groups or as a solo artist, was born on this date in San Francisco, California.
  33. 1943 Sunday: Rioting broke out in New York City’s Harlem neighborhood after a false rumor spread that a police officer had shot and killed a black U.S. Army soldier who in fact had only been wounded; six people were killed in the violence.  Elsewhere, after the Japanese destroyer Amagiri collided with PT-109 during a nighttime mishap, the patrol boat sank off the coast of the Solomon Islands.  Lt. John F. Kennedy was in command of the PT-boat and eleven of the thirteen crewmembers survived the collision and subsequent sinking.  Meanwhile, future drummer with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band- Geoff Britton (1979)- is born in Lewisham, Southeast London.
  34. 1944 Tuesday: An uprising broke out in Warsaw against the Nazi occupation; the revolt lasted two months before collapsing.   The Poles had been securing and building up weapons in preparation for killing their Nazi tormentors.  Meanwhile, the Russians are drawing closer to Warsaw but won’t come to the aid of the Poles until after the Nazis crush the uprising.  
  35. 1945 Wednesday: Chef-blogger with the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, Olaf Bologolo, is born on this date in Hanford, California.
  36. 1946 Thursday: The United States established the Atomic Energy Commission.  Elsewhere, future bassist with the British bands King Crimson[ii] and Bad Company[iii]—Boz Burrell—is born in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England, on this date.   Elsewhere, future rock drummer with the Grass Roots[iv]—Ricky Coonce—is born in Los Angeles, California.
  37. 1951 Wednesday: Tommy Bolin, future guitarist with the bands, Zephyr[v], the James Gang[vi], and Deep Purple[vii], is born on this date in Sioux City, Iowa.  Elsewhere, future guitarist-vocalist Tim Bachman, who would play in Bachman-Turner Overdrive, [viii] is born in Winnipeg, Canada.
  38. 1953 Saturday: The first-ever aluminum-faced building underwent completion on this date.
  39. 1956 Wednesday: Congress amended the Social Security Act to provide benefits to disabled workers aged 50-64 and disabled adult children.
  40. 1957 Thursday: Canada and the United States create NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
  41. 1958 Friday: The nuclear-powered submarine USS Nautilus begins its dive beneath the polar ice cap.  Meanwhile, the price of a First-Class stamp in the U.S. goes from 3-cents to 4-cents, the first increase in 26 years.  Elsewhere, in Rochford, England, future member of the British rock band, UFO- Paul Gray (guitars/bass)- is born.
  42. 1959 Saturday: Future rock vocalist with the British hard rock band, Def Leppard[ix]—Joe Elliott—is born on this date in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.
  43. 1960 Monday: Chubby Checker[x] releases the hit single, “The Twist,” which would create a brand-new dance sensation bearing the same name.  
  44. 1966 Monday: Charles Joseph Whitman, 25, went on a shooting rampage at the University of Texas in Austin, killing 14 people.  Police gunned down Whitman, who had also murdered his wife and mother hours earlier.
  45. 1971 Sunday: George Harrison[xi] and friends’ concert for Bangladesh takes place in New York City.  This amazing show opened with Ravi Shankar and his fellow musicians performing Indian music and then various members of various British and U.S. rock bands such as Eric Clapton, Leon Russell, Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Badfinger, Billy Preston, aka the ‘Fifth Beatle,’ and loads of others.  We advise everyone to look for this album and movie.
  46. 1973 Wednesday: The movie “American Graffiti” opened in movie theaters worldwide.
  47. 1975 Friday: The Helsinki accords pledged the signatory nations to respect human rights.
  48. 1976 Sunday: Elizabeth Taylor divorces her sixth husband, Richard Burton, whom she had married a second time.
  49. 1981 Saturday: The rock music video channel MTV made its debut on this date; however, it now focuses on perversion, homosexuality, and other disgusting and degrading forms of ‘entertainment.’  
  50. 1982 Sunday: During their invasion of Lebanon, the Israelis blast the capital city of Beirut.
  51. 1986 Friday: John McEnroe and Tatum O’Neal married on this date.
  52. 1987 Saturday: Mike Tyson beats Tony “TNT” Tucker in a unanimous 12-round with which to retain the WBA, WBC, and won the IBF heavyweight boxing title.  Besides winning the IBF title from Tucker in a title unification bout, Tyson put his record to 31-0 while Tubbs’ record went to 34-1-1.
  53. 1988 Monday: Conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh began broadcasting his nationally syndicate radio program on this date.
  54. 1990 Wednesday: Iraq pulls out of talks with Kuwait; soon the invasion would begin.
  55. 1993 Sunday: Reggie Jackson won admittance to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
  56. 1994 Monday: The Rolling Stones[xii] begin the Voodoo Lounge World Tour.  Elsewhere, Michael Jackson[xiii] and Lisa Marie Presley confirmed they had secretly married 11 weeks earlier.  However, in January 1996, Presley filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences with the “King of Pop.”
  57. 2005 Monday: Upon the death of King Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Prince Abdullah becomes king. 
  58. 2006 Tuesday: Israel’s Security Council decides to continue the incursion into Lebanon even though the world is calling on the Israelis to stop fighting that Hezbollah trash set in motion.  Don’t stop until you wipe all of them out.  Period.
  59. 2007 Wednesday: The eight-lane Interstate 35W Bridge, a major Minneapolis artery, collapsed into the Mississippi River during even rush hour, killing 13 people.  Elsewhere, the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex goes down a whopping 615 points in a single day, the third such worst collapse in the history of stock markets.
  60. 2008 Friday: Unemployment in the United States hits 5.7-percent, its highest rate in four years.  You know it must be an election year.
  61. 2009 Saturday: The thugs ruling Venezuela order the closure of at least 34 privately-owned radio stations.  It’s all for the ‘revolution’ don’t you know?  No- it’s what flipping communist do.  First thing that goes is freedom of speech.  Meanwhile, in Punjab, Pakistan, following claims that Christians desecrated a Holy Quran, jihadists murder six Christians. 
  62. 2010 Sunday: Following Palestinian thugs firing rockets into Israel last night, the Israelis launch airstrikes against Hamas thugs in the Gaza Strip.  Elsewhere, Venezuelan thug dictator Hugo Chavez- claiming the Colombians are going to invade his country to liberate people- threatens to send Venezuelan military forces to their shared border.  Colombia responds that in so many words, he’s full of fecal matter.
  63. 2011 Monday: Muslims are getting mighty uppity in Xinjiang Province, China, what with rioting which has led to at least 11 deaths including five jihadists and another 20-to-30 injured.  The Chi-Coms are preparing to crack down on the scum.  Meanwhile, North Korea continues playing the United States for chumps by saying they are willing to engage in the Six-Party Talks yet again.  Fine people, exceptionally fine people, the lying North Koreans.   Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives holds another vote and this time is able to raise the DEBT LIMIT CEILING so as to avert the 2011 Debt Limit Ceiling Crisis.  The Democrats want to spend and spend and spend…so what else is new?  
  64. 2012 Wednesday: Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak announces that in 30 days, ALL ultra-orthodox Jewish men will become available for the nation’s military draft.  Of course, the ultra-orthodox are unhappy but when it comes to defending one’s country, you do what you must do.
  65. 2013 Thursday: Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Republican, urged grassroots activists to join him in his fight to defund the president’s signature law, the Affordable Care Act…they donated millions to the cause.   Meanwhile, defying Barack Obama and the United States, Vladimir Putin granted Edward Snowden temporary asylum, allowing the National Security Agency leaker to slip out of the Moscow airport where he had been holed up for weeks.
  66. 2014 Friday: Days after imposing additional sanctions against Russia, U.S. President Barack Obama contacts Russian President Vladimir Putin to express concern about Russia’s continuing support of Ukrainian separatists.  Meanwhile, a medical examiner ruled that a New York City police officer’s chokehold caused the death of Eric Garner, whose videotaped arrest, and final pleas of “I can’t breathe!” had sparked outrage.  What happened to Mr. Garner was not right; however, as impartial we must point out that from the moment police tried to take Garner into custody, he resisted arrest and continued resisting arrest until he died.  Do not fight the cops when they want to arrest you.
  67. 2015 Saturday: After Puerto Rican Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla warned creditors the previous June that if its debt did not undergo restructuring to keep the commonwealth afloat, Puerto Rico fails to make a $58 billion payment on bonds issued by the Public Finance Corporation.  In other news, Palestinian riffraff have been causing trouble for the Israelis who after the scumbags murder an innocent wee babe in his crib by setting him on fire leads Israeli Defense Forces to take the fight to the human garbage.  At least two Palestinian 17-year-olds are killed in the resulting fray.
  68. 2016 Monday:  In the autonomous district of Yamalo-Nenets, Siberia, an outbreak of anthrax kills one person, sickens another eight, and kills at least 2,300 reindeer.  The authorities blame it on…climate change…what else?  Elsewhere, after receiving a request from the ‘government’ in Libya to take out ISIS thugs in Sirte, NATO warplanes arrive on scene, drops loads of bombs, and according to the government kills a whole lotta scumbags.
  69. 2017 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate confirms the Honorable Christopher A. Wray the next head of the FBI, thus ending the era of the corrupt James Comey.  Elsewhere, in Herat, Afghanistan, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam- strikes again when a bomb blast at the Jawadia Shia Mosque kills at least 30 and injures and maims countless others.  Got to love the religion!  Next, famed keyboardist with the rock band, Steppenwolf- Goldy McJohn- died in Seattle, Washington, on this date from a heart attack; he was 72 years old.
  70. 2018 Wednesday: The remains of dozens of presumed casualties of the Korean War were returned to U.S. soil; in an emotional ceremony in Hawaii, military members carried 55 boxes draped with American flags off two military transport planes.  Meanwhile, in Paris, angry ticket agents at the Eiffel Tower go on strike leaving tens of thousands of tourists perplexed as to WTF to do?
  71. 2019 Thursday: Keyboardist with the Kinks[xiv] from 1979 to the early 1990s- Ian Gibbons- died at his home in England from bladder cancer; he was only 67.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate confirms Kelly Craft as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.  Elsewhere, due to Chi-Com intransigence, President Donald J. Trump announces via a tweet that starting September 1, 2019, the U.S. is going to slap a 10-percent tariff on $300 billion of Chi-Com exports.  Good.  The SOBs have been raping the United States for a long, long time.  Time to make those bloodsuckers pay.
  72. 2020 Saturday: Florida is bracing today for incoming Hurricane Isaias.  Meanwhile, Democrats and Republicans are working hard to craft a new Chinese Virus relief package.  The Democrats want to continue giving unemployed Americans $600 atop their state unemployment checks while the GOP wants to slash the additional funding to $200 atop the weekly state unemployment checks.  The GOP wants workers to return to work while the Democrats seek to keep them at home, dependent upon federal government until well after the November elections.  Democrats seek to topple the U.S. economy as only then can uber-leftists force Marxism down the throats of the American people.  Finally, BOTH Democrats and Republicans slam President Donald J. Trump for seeking to remove U.S. troops from Germany and redeploy them farther east to countries such as Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, as well as bring some of them home.  Very few NATO member countries fail to pay their annual 2-percent dues.   As for the most prosperous nation in Western Europe and a linchpin of the alliance: Germany wants U.S. troops to protect them from Russia, yet Angela Merkel makes energy deals with Vladimir Putin for natural gas pipelines coming directly into her country.  This is bulls**t! 
  73. 2020 Saturday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the Chinese Flu, the Kung Flu, you know, the Chinese “gift” that won’t stop giving, statistics for today: 17,594,541 confirmed cases, UP 273,147, 679,439 confirmed deaths, UP 5,617, and 10,333,166 confirmed recoveries, UP 178,140.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 4,686,214 confirmed cases, UP 61,034 new cases, 156,370 confirmed deaths, UP 1,124, and 2,293,228 confirmed recoveries, UP 30,254. 
  74. 2020 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states where the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 500,130 confirmed cases, 9,224 confirmed deaths, but thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom being little more than a festering POS, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 2,197 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,243 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 55,803 confirmed cases, 1,564 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t list the number of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at the numbers of another state we haven’t looked at lately, Pennsylvania, the “Keystone State,” one of the worst states for out-of-control liberal politics.  The number of cases in the state is 112,936 while the number of deaths is 13,588.  No mention of the number of confirmed recoveries.  Such a shame but the one thing we do know is that Governor Tom Wolf is little more than a hardcore political hack.
  75. 2021 Sunday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 198,968,742 confirmed cases, +460,657, 4,239,563 confirmed deaths, +7,115 and 179,593,456 confirmed recoveries, +342,991.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,767,126 confirmed cases, UP 21,102 from yesterday’s reporting, 629,380 confirmed deaths, UP 70, [i] and 29,673,290 confirmed recoveries, UP 7,173.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ii]  
  76. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 310,938 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 93,140 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  77. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,965,396 confirmed cases, 64,423 confirmed deaths, and 2,100,971 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,636,066 confirmed cases, 39,079 confirmed deaths, and 2,089,018 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 42,862 confirmed cases, 537 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 474,835 confirmed cases, 6,168 confirmed deaths, and 230,729 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Missouri: they have 681,518 confirmed cases, 10,289 confirmed deaths, and 577,236 confirmed recoveries. [iii]    
  78. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 875,801 confirmed cases, 6,477 confirmed deaths, and 850,950 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Gambia, 166th country on the list: 7,709 cases of the virus, 212 confirmed deaths and 6,600 confirmed recoveries. [iv]     
  79. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,935.47, DOWN 149.06 points (-0.42%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,672.68, DOWN 105.59 points (-0.71%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,395.26, DOWN 23.89 points (-0.54%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.81 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.19%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.55 per troy ounce, 0.00 (+0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,045.90 per troy oz, -2.50 (-0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.48 per pound, 0.00 (-0.04%).[v]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,660.50 per troy oz, +14.52 (+0.55%).[vi] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per CNY/T, +22,500.00 (+2.99%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,597.75 per USD/T, +2.25 (+0.09%). [vii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Iraqi Dinar, one greenback equals 1,458.00 and in Jamaican Dollar, a buck equal 154.26 and in Japanese Yen, one dollar equals 109.70 of theirs. [viii]        
  80. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.373 per gallon, $2.971 in Florida, $4.084 in Hawaii, and $3.854 in Washington state. [ix]    Let’s look at one other location- Louisiana: $2.816.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Jamaica: $4.711 per U.S. Gallon.[x]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,591,181,135,271 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after United Arab Emirates, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Mexico with $49 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  81. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 131 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the horrendous humanitarian disaster along the southern border and to have done absolutely NOTHING about it.  It’s also her 37th day since her one and only visit to the southern border and to have done absolutely NOTHING about it.   When we say ‘nothing,’ we mean, “NOTHING.”  It is time she laid down her duties- not that she ever picked them up- and returned home to spend more time with her family.  Adios.  Customs and Border Protection officials report that in the month of June, the authorities caught 190,000 illegals which means many, many more were able to have beaten the dragnet.   Speaking of CBP, former acting commissioner of the organization- Mark Morgan- calls out the hypocrisy of both Joe Biden and the Democrats over their stoppage of the border wall construction- ‘it would be cheaper to complete the wall rather than care for all of these frigging illegal aliens.’
  82. 2021 Sunday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Speaking of the horrendous ongoing mess along the southern border, here are the numbers reported by One America News for this disgusting disaster we have no choice but to watch.  It affects all of us, it harms all of us, and it will eat away at the guts of the country until everything implodes.  First, here is the COST THIS DAY of caring for all the frigging illegal aliens: $583,016,384.   Second, here is the COST THIS YEAR: $232,911,831,040.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal aliens estimated to have crossed the border this year: 2,387,159.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegals believed to be within the United States: 36,387,160.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Note- if you have read our blog site for any length of time, then you know we estimated as far back as 2009 when we first began being the voice of the culinary worker and professional chef that back then, we believed the number to be between 35-to-50 million whereas now, we suspect the honest-to-God number is closer to 75-100 million which means we have the seeds of our own demise residing within our country.  DEPORT THEM NOW no matter the difficulty or the cost.
  83. 2021 Sunday H: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– While sending Cubans back to their communist hellhole, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says that at least 100,000 Haitians will be provided work permits so they can work (and vote) in the U.S. without fear.  Elsewhere, seizures of fentanyl along the southern border are up by as much as 4,000-percent.  CBP officials report the drug comes from labs in Mexico supplied by the Chi-Coms and that it is used in cocaine, heroin, and in pill presses to create fake oxycontin and other pharmaceutical prescribed drugs being used by Americans.  Deaths are going way up once again now that President Donald J. Trump is not in the White House.
  84. 2021 Sunday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Former Iranian thug President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says that while HE was president, the government lied for EIGHT years about its countless human rights abuses and violations.  Mahmoud, everyone knows that.  Iranian leaders are ALL liars.  Elsewhere, the government of Myanmar has extended its ‘state of emergency’ with the leader of the coup proclaimed the prime minister.  Meanwhile, the war in Afghanistan continues to rage what with the cities of Herat, Lashkar Gah, and Kandahar being attacked and overwhelmed in some places.  In the western portion of the country, the Taliban has attacked a United Nations compound.
  85. 2021 Sunday J:  COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– As drooling Joe Biden continues trying to discern ways by which he can coerce the American people into taking the Kung Flu vaccines, Governor Kim Reynolds, R-IA, says ‘nope’ to offering $100 incentives to entice her citizens into getting the shots.  (Note- we suspect they could jack it up to $1,000 per jab and people would still say, “HELL, NO, we are not getting this duck dreck”).  Meanwhile, CNN ‘health expert’ John Berman puts the blame for the ongoing ‘pandemic’ onto the shoulders of the unvaccinated while totally ignoring the wide-open borders and the hundreds of thousands of infected illegals pouring across into the United States.  Good try, Mr. Berman, but it’s all bullshit.  This dimwit also says that Joe Biden declared victory ‘way too early.’ 
  86. 2021 Sunday K: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Two countries- Thailand and Indonesia- are pushing away from using Chi-Com vaccines, finding fault with how they are manufactured and the myriad side effects they cause the recipients.  (Note- NO one should use any vaccine from either the Chi-Coms or the Russians.  Both are f**ked up countries).   Elsewhere, a new poll says that only 45-percent of the American people are concerned about getting the Chi-Vi while 13-percent- hardcore liberals- wet their beds at night in terror of contracting it.   What’s more, Xi Jinping Bat Flu deaths and hospitalizations are at record lows.  Yes, the Delta variant of the Chi-Com flu is much more contagious- like the common cold- but much less lethal.  Also let’s not forget that about one week ago today, the Dems were beginning to drive up the fears of the Lambda variant but then abruptly yanked that one back for use at a later date.  Delta comes from India while Lambda comes from Peru. 
  87. 2021 Sunday L: Health and Medical Alerts– Fox News host Judge Janine Pirro says that the government is setting up for future COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions- especially going into 2022 so the Dems and their RINO sycophants can replicate the elections theft they perfected in conjunction with the Chi-Coms in 2020.  Judge Pirro points out that the LEFT is the science deniers.  She also asked what the ‘endgame’ in this horrible scheme is? In other Chi-Vi news, the Centers for Disease Control is paying the National Football League’s Alumni Association $3.5 million to get retired players to coerce current players into taking the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines even though they have no desire to do it.  Next, in two San Francisco, California, hospitals, 233 breakthrough cases among fully vaccinated staff have occurred with at least TWO of them hospitalized.  Finally, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, R, is blasting health officials for exaggerating COVID-19’s danger via their frightening hyperbole.
  88. 2021 Sunday M: Political News I– The ‘mask mandate’ imposed by nonagenarian U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi is not only unpopular with most Republicans, but  also becoming increasingly unpopular with many Democrats as well- so says the polls.  Speaking of mask mandates, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel “Bow-Wow” Bowser like many other Democrats- including “Mumbles” Pelosi and her corpulent sidekick, Rep. Jerrold “Tub-of-Goo” Nadler, DS-NY 10th CD, all have been captured wandering around sans masks.  Next, Democrats are fretting over the fact that millions of Americans could soon be homeless once the moratorium on evictions vanishes but here’s the deal: most of the $45 billion earmarked for helping renters and mortgage holders keep current remains unused which means it’s resting peacefully in the pockets of Democrat and RINO politicians.   
  89. 2021 Sunday N: Political News II– We have been long hoping for this but it sounds like former Alaska GOP Governor Sarah Palin could return to politics and take a go at highly unpopular current Senator Lisa Murkowski in 2022.  We hope to God she runs and beats this Republican-in-name-only.  She would be an amazing addition to the U.S. Senate.  Meanwhile, U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd CD, says that ‘IF he gets the gavel in November 2022, he will launch investigations into drooling Joe Biden and extremely corrupt House Speaker “Mumbles” Pelosi.   Speaking of moronic Democrats, the police chief of Charleston, South Carolina, Luther Reynolds, says that the Democrats’ Defund the Police scheme is blowing up in their faces.
  90. 2021 Sunday O: Business News– Amazon has been slammed with a $886 million fine over a recent data law breach.  Meanwhile, British-based bank Monzo Bank Ltd finds itself embroiled in a money-laundering mess.
  91. 2022 Monday: Friends, let me float a theory by you: could the war in Ukraine be a false flag operation of sorts?  Joe Biden’s regime is on its last legs and the goons still have two years to go.  Still, the world is accepting skyrocketing gas prices, energy shortages, food shortages, Russian and communist Chinese hegemony, and a concerted effort to topple prosperous Western democracies all in the name of saving a despotic regime in Eastern Europe.  I suspect that once liberal lunatics such as Joe f**king Biden seize power as his good buddy, Justin Trudeau has already done and others follow, the New World Order will be imposed on the global population with the Chi-Coms at the top.  This is evil, coordinated, and propaganda/fake news supported, and I fear if they find a way to force everyone to remain at home another election cycle, it will become a fait accompli.  Although Ukraine is being destroyed, it will be rebuilt once the world is starved into submission, the people driven into poverty, and freeze in the winters and broil in the summers, it will be too late.  Tell me what you think- Chef Hector.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

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

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xi] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    We hope you will seek them out and consider adding these albums to your collection.  We thank you.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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