214. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY AUGUST 02, 2022

72. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I- We learned today that the Chi-Coms are openly boasting that the Biden regime could not stop them from launching an amphibious and airborne invasion of Taiwan. The U.S. Navy has been drawing ire over its emphasis on WOKE POLITICS rather than preparing for war-fighting.

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214. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY AUGUST 02, 2022:

Primary Election Day: Arizona, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and Washington

President Warren G. Harding; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Shiras, Jr.; U.S. Treasury Secretary John W. Snow; U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen; the Association featuring Brian Cole, the Band featuring Garth Hudson, Deep Purple featuring Joe Lynn Turner, Garbage featuring Butch Vig, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Mark Naftalin, Traffic featuring Jim Capaldi, and Wishbone Ash featuring Ted Turner:

  1. 257 Sunday: St. Stephen I ends his reign as the 23rd Roman Catholic Pope.  He became the Vicar of Christ on March 12, 254.
  2. 640 Sunday: The 71st Roman Catholic Pope Severinus ended his time as the shepherd of all Christendom.  He first became pontiff on May 28 of this year.
  3. 686 Monday: The reign of the 82nd Roman Catholic Pope John V ended on this date.  Ten days and a year earlier- on July 23, 685- he picked up his Holy Cross and carried it forth until today.
  4. 1057 Sunday: The reign of the 154th Roman Catholic Pope Stephen IX began on this date.  After 239 days, his reign would end on March 29, 1058.
  5. 1492 Tuesday: King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella expel ALL Jews from Spain.
  6. 1610 Monday: During his fourth voyage to the Western Hemisphere, English explorer Henry Hudson sailed into what we now know as Hudson Bay.
  7. 1718 Tuesday: Austria joins the Triple Alliance.
  8. 1776 Friday: Members of the Continental Congress began attaching their signatures to the Declaration of Independence.
  9. 1791 Tuesday:  Samuel Briggs and his son, Samuel Briggs, Jr. received a joint patent for their nail-making machine.  They were the first father-son pair to receive a patent.
  10. 1802 Monday: The citizens of France declare Napoleon Bonaparte “counsel for life.’
  11. 1819 Monday: The first parachute jump takes place in the United States.
  12. 1832 Thursday: American troops decimate Native Americans at the Battle of Bad Axe River in Wisconsin.  Meanwhile, in Iowa, the Black Hawk War ends as 1,300 Illinois militia defeat the Sac and Fox Indians.
  13. 1858 Monday: In the cities of Boston and New York, workers installed the first street mailboxes on this date.
  14. 1861 Friday: Congress passed the first income tax.  The government intended for the taxes to help pay for the cost of fighting the Civil War; however, the Congress never enacted the tax laws.
  15. 1875 Monday: The world’s first roller skating rink opens in London, England.
  16. 1876 Wednesday: While playing poker at a saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory, Jack McCall shot and killed frontiersman “Wild Bill” Hickok.  However, McCall went to the gallows for his crime.
  17. 1887 Tuesday: Rowell Hodge patented barbed wire on this date.
  18. 1892 Tuesday: Charles A. Wheeler patented the first escalator.
  19. 1909 Monday: The original Lincoln “Wheat” penny first went into circulation, replacing the “Indian Head” cent.
  20. 1914 Sunday: Russian troops invade East Prussia during World War I.  The Potsdam Conference ends, and Great Britain begins mobilizing troops.  What’s more, Germany and Turkey sign a secret treaty.  Finally, the Belgium government receives the German ultimatum, ‘let German troops pass through their country to invade France or suffer invasion.’  What’s more, the Germans feed false news that French troops bombed Nuremburg, to cover their invasion of the country.
  21. 1921 Tuesday: A jury acquitted eight White Sox players accused of throwing the 1919 World Series.
  22. 1922 Wednesday: Alexander Graham Bell, generally regarded as the inventor of the telephone, died in Nova Scotia, Canada, at age 75.
  23. 1923 Thursday: The 29th President of the United States, Warren G. Harding, a Republican, died in San Francisco, California at the age of 57.  Cause of death was heart problems compounded by pneumonia.  He served from March 04, 1921, until his death today. Vice President Calvin Coolidge became president.
  24. 1924 Saturday: In Pittsburgh, Pa., the 53rd U.S. Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice George Shiras, Jr., died at the age of 92.  President Benjamin Harris nominated the Republican to fill the seat of Republican Associate Justice Joseph Bradley.  Shiras served from July 26, 1892, to February 23, 1903.
  25. 1926 Monday: John Barrymore and Mary Astor starred in the first showing of the Vitaphone System, which combined pictures with sound in the movies.  
  26. 1928 Thursday: Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini—Il Duce—signs a treaty of peace with Abyssinia.
  27. 1934 Thursday: Adolf Hitler becomes commander-in-chief of Germany upon the death of President Paul von Hindenburg of World War I fame.
  28. 1937 Monday: Garth Hudson, future keyboardist with the rock group, the Band[i], was born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.  
  29. 1938 Tuesday: Bright yellow baseballs first appeared in a major league game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the St. Louis Cardinals.  The league hoped the balls would be easier to see for the players but apparently, it did not work out that way.
  30. 1939 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Hatch Act.  The act prohibited civil service employees from taking an active part in political campaigns.  Elsewhere, future 73rd U.S. Treasury Secretary John W. Snow is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George W. Bush from February 03, 2003, to June 28, 2006.  Meanwhile, physicist Albert Einstein signed a letter to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in which, he urged the United States to have an atomic weapons research program.
  31. 1943 Monday: During World War II, U.S. Navy boat, PT-109, commanded by Lt. John F. Kennedy, sank after the Japanese destroyer Amangiri rammed it off the coast of the Solomon Islands in the middle of the night.  Two crewmembers died in the accident; Kennedy led the survivors to nearby islands until rescuers could find them.  Meanwhile on the Eastern Front, an armed uprising at the Treblinka death camp breaks out as inmates attack the SS guards.
  32. 1944 Wednesday: Mark Naftalin, keyboardist with numerous Bay Area bands but primarily in a later lineup of the Quicksilver Messenger Service, was born on this date in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Meanwhile, in Evesham, Worcestershire, England, future drummer and vocalist with the British rock band, Traffic[ii], Jim Capaldi, is born.  Elsewhere, Turkey breaks off diplomatic relations with Nazi Germany.
  33. 1950 Wednesday: Ted Turner—future rock guitarist/vocalist with the British rock band, Wishbone Ash[iii]—is born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  34. 1951 Thursday: Joe Lynn Turner, future vocalist with the British rock bands, Deep Purple[iv] and Rainbow is born in Hackensack, N.J., on this date.
  35. 1955 Tuesday: In Viroqua, Wisconsin, future drummer with the grunge rock band, Garbage- Butch Vig- is born.
  36. 1957 Friday: In Chicago, Illinois, future U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen is born.  A Democrat, she would enter the Senate representing Nevada on January 03, 2019.
  37. 1958 Saturday: After 3 months, Jordan and Iraq dissolve their Arab Federation.
  38. 1964 Sunday: North Vietnamese patrol boats reportedly fire on a U.S. Navy destroyer…this would become the Gulf of Tonkin Incident that would start the Vietnam War.
  39. 1972 Wednesday: Gold hits a record $70 per ounce in London.  Elsewhere- in Los Angeles, California, bassist-vocalist and founding member of the rock band, the Association[v]—Brian Cole—dies from a drug-related overdose; he was 29 years old.
  40. 1974 Friday: Former White House counsel John W. Dean III received a sentence of one to four years in prison for obstruction of justice in the Watergate cover-up.  He ended up serving four months.
  41. 1980 Saturday: Fascist terrorists bomb the railway station at Bologna, Italy, killing 86 people and wounding many more.
  42. 1983 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives approved a law that designated the third Monday of January would be a federal holiday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  President Ronald Reagan signed the law into being on November 02.
  43. 1985 Friday: At Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, 137 people died when Delta Air Lines Flight 191, a Lockheed L-1011 Tristar, crashed while attempting to land.
  44. 1990 Thursday: Iraq invaded Kuwait, seizing control of the oil-rich emirate.  However, the world came together in a grand coalition and drove the Iraqis out in Operation Desert Storm.  
  45. 1994 Tuesday: Congressional hearings begin on the Whitewater Scandal, the one involving Hillary Clinton and numerous cronies of both she and her hubby, Bill Clinton.  Fifteen of these cronies would be convicted.  Among them were Jim Guy Tucker, Web Hubbell, Jim and Susan McDougal, David Hale, Stephen Smith, among others.  
  46. 2000 Wednesday: Republicans awarded Texas Gov. George W. Bush their 2000 presidential nomination at the party’s convention in Philadelphia and ratified Dick Cheney as his running mate.
  47. 2004 Monday: During the Republican National Convention, former President Gerald R. Ford suffers a stroke.
  48. 2008 Saturday: In an embarrassment for the United States, the International Olympics Committee strips the U.S. of its 4 x 400-meter relay race after one member of the team admits to having doped.  Shame.
  49. 2009 Sunday: Following violent civil unrest in Xinjiang Province in western China, the Chi-Coms go out and round up 319 additional suspects and take them away for interrogation.  You know what’s going to happen to these poor bastards…
  50. 2010 Monday: The U.S. government estimates that the Deepwater Horizon oil spill dumped an estimated 5 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.  Meanwhile, as the Cuban people continue suffering under the harsh communist regime, dictator Raul Castro promises them that the government will do something to alleviate their pain.
  51. 2011 Tuesday: As the Debt Ceiling Crisis of 2011 continues, the U.S. Senate picks up where the House left off yesterday and passes the bill sent to the upper chamber by the lower.  From there, it journeys to the desk of President Barack Hussein Obama, who scribbles his signature on it and lo and behold, the federal government can continue operations.
  52. 2012 Thursday: In the Pakistani city of Lahore, two jihadists carry out a pair of bomb detonations at a fruit market that sadly for the customers sent way too many of them to meet with Allah far sooner than any of them planned that day while wounding loads of others.  What the hell is wrong with these people?  Meanwhile, Chi-Com authorities scoop up 20 terror suspects in Xinjiang Province.
  53. 2013 Friday: Vice President Joe Biden swears in the new United States UN ambassador, Samantha Power.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of State announces a travel warning for all U.S. citizens in Southwest Asia and North Africa as well as the closure of several embassies following threats made by al-Qaida thugs.
  54. 2014 Saturday: After a 6.1-magnitude earthquake hits Yunnan Province in China, 367 people die and more than 1,880 suffer injuries.  Meanwhile, Dr. Kent Brantley, the first Ebola victim brought to the United States from Africa was safely escorted into a specialized isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, where he recovered from the disease.
  55. 2015 Sunday: A year prior to the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, questions arise about the health hazards present in the waters off the coast where athletes will compete in a variety of events.  Additional tests commence so that the authorities can protect the health of all attending the massive event.  Meanwhile, Houthi rebels- backed by the terrorists in Iran- fire a missile out of Yemen into the Saudi city of Najran killing at least one civilian going about his business.  When you have rats, you exterminate them.
  56. 2016 Tuesday:  Hillary Clinton retakes the lead over her GOP challenger Donald J. Trump with a post-convention bounce.   Meanwhile, candidate Trump voices concerns that the November election is going to be rigged in the favor of his Democratic rival.  Meanwhile, following Trump criticizing Muslim gold star parents, public outrage grows against him.   Finally, airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria amp up as the Obama administration attempts to make it seem as though his administration is ‘on the ball’ when it comes to battling terrorism.
  57. 2017 Wednesday:  President Donald J. Trump signs legislation imposing sanctions on Russia for having interfered in U.S. elections and for its actions in other parts of the world.  Elsewhere, at age 96, Britain’s Prince Phillip bids the British people farewell in his final public appearance.  After this, he would retire from further public events.
  58. 2018 Thursday: Much to the disgust of many, Pope Francis announces that all executions for criminality are unacceptable, no matter the crime.  Thank you, Pontiff, thank you.  He adds this view to the Church’s Catechism.   Elsewhere, Apple Inc. becomes the first publicly traded company to be worth more than $1 trillion.  Meanwhile, President Juan Manuel Santos, the outgoing president of Colombia, bestows two-year citizenship to 440,000 Venezuelan refugees seeking asylum in their country which will give them access to health and financial aid benefits.
  59. 2019 Friday:  The Saudi government- in an effort to woo Western nations announces a lifting of many restrictions on women within the kingdom, allowing them to drive and to leave the country for trips abroad sans accompaniment by male family members.  Meanwhile, the U.S. formally announces that it plans on withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia.  The Russians aren’t following it anyway so what the heck?
  60. 2020 Sunday: For the first time in 45 years, NASA and SpaceX conduct a successful water landing as the Dragon X crew capsule returns two American astronauts- Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley- to Earth after two months on the International Space Station.  No longer does the United States need to pay Vladimir Putin’s Russia $85 million a pop to send American astronauts into space which once again proves to the world that Donald Trump is not a Russian stooge. 
  61. 2020 Sunday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- The Beijing Bat Flu, the one Xi Jinping sent to the rest of the world, continues trashing the world as the escapee from the Wuhan Institute of Virology continues taking names and calling numbers.  Here are the stats for the globe for today: 17,852,451 confirmed cases, UP 257,910 cases, 679,794 confirmed deaths, UP 355, and 10,598,327 confirmed recoveries, UP 265,161.  In the United States, here are the stats for today: 4,740,401 confirmed cases, UP 54,187, 157,113 confirmed deaths, UP 743, and 2,304,851 confirmed recoveries, UP 11,623.  The question is, WHEN are the Chi-Coms going to pay the GIGANTIC PRICE for their crimes?
  62. 2020 Sunday B: 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: 509,162 confirmed cases, 9,356 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 2,197 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,269 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 57,541 confirmed cases, 1,592 confirmed deaths, and like other mostly BLUE locales, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  For the heck of it, let’s look at Massachusetts.  Here are their numbers: 118.458 confirmed cases, 8,638 confirmed deaths, but like many other states, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  There is light at the end of the tunnel…
  63. 2020 Sunday C: Anxious liberals are awaiting the VP pick of former Vice President Joe Biden, expected sometime this upcoming week.  Many believe it’s going to be California Sen. Kamala Harris, a woman who has achieved every position through the alleged trading of sexual favors to achieve it.  Others think it might be the Pelosi favorite, California Rep. Karen Bass, a known fan of Fidel and Raul Castro.  Others think it might be noted ‘woman of color,’ Senator Liz Warren of Massachusetts while others ponder the pick as being Susan Rice, former National Security Advisor in the Obama administration.  Still others contend Joe Biden has no clue as to who it’s going to be and awaits notice from whomever is TRULY behind his campaign.  At one time, many of us believed it could be Michelle Obama as the top of the ticket but now, who knows- it might be angry loser Stacey Abrams.
  64. 2021 Monday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 199,557,806 confirmed cases, +473,151, 4,247,967 confirmed deaths, +7,596 and 180,027,906 confirmed recoveries, +401,942.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,893,949 confirmed cases, UP 55,711 from yesterday’s reporting, 629,859 confirmed deaths, UP 479, [vi] and 29,716,272 confirmed recoveries, UP 31,627.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]  
  65. 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 311,417 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 92,661 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  66. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,983,692 confirmed cases, 64,543 confirmed deaths, and 2,105,689 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: 43,227 confirmed cases, 537 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 477,723 confirmed cases, 6,172 confirmed deaths, and 231,097 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., South Carolina: they have 623,947 confirmed cases, 9,915 confirmed deaths, and 583,708 confirmed recoveries. [viii]    
  67. 2021 Monday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 879,650 confirmed cases, 6,487 confirmed deaths, and 852,115 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Burundi, 167th country on the list: 7,505 cases of the virus, 38 confirmed deaths and 773 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  68. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,838.16, DOWN 97.31 points (-0.28%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,681.07, UP 8.39 points (+0.057%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,387.16, DOWN 8.10 points (-0.18%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.57 per barrel, +0.27 (+0.38%).  The price of GOLD is $1,813.40 per troy oz., -8.80 (-0.48%) while the price of SILVER is $25.40 per troy ounce, -0.18 (-0.40%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,050.10 per troy oz, -6.10 (-0.58%) while the price of COPPER is $4.43 per pound, -0.01 (-0.15%). [x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,679.70 per troy oz, +4.18 (+0.16%). [xi] The price of RHODIUM is $18,500.00 per troy oz., +100.00 (+0.54%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per troy oz., +22,500.00 (+2.99%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,614.00 per troy oz., +16.25 (+0.63%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.0000226.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.89.     In Jordanian Dinar, one greenback equals 0.71 and in Kazakhstani Tenge, a buck equal 424.38 and in Kenyan Schilling, one dollar equals 108.55 of theirs. [xiii]        
  69. 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 $4.379 per gallon, $2.968 in Florida, $4.082 in Hawaii, and $3.854 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- Massachusetts: $3.032.  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- Canada: $4.739 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,595,425,431071 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping 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 Mexico, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Kuwait with $47 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  70. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 132 for the world-famous ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the calamity befalling the nation along the southern border and Day No. 38 since her one- and only- LOL (as she always does)- visit to the slowest sector in the entire region.  Every day, approximately 5,000-10,000 illegal aliens are crossing into the United States, the advance guard of an international occupation force.  As they belittle and vilify white people using the same tactics that fat toad, Hugo Chavez, employed in Venezuela to transform his country from the most prosperous nation in Latin America to the absolute worst one in less than a decade.  What Hugo did is what the Nazis did before him and that is to single out one group, isolate it, make them highly unpopular, destroy them, and appropriate everything they own.  We must resist and the frigging Republicans must wake the f**k up.
  71. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Even though a federal judge ordered an end to the DACA program, The USCIS- the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is acting as though the judge’s ruling means nothing.  IF President Trump had told a judge to buzz off, he would be impeached yet again, yet that senile fool Joe Biden will get away with everything until his use to his handlers ends.  Ah, well, One America News presents the current numbers of the Biden Border Debacle as follows: first, here is the cost for just this day of caring for the illegal alien invaders: $509,880,896.  Second, here is the cost for this year of caring for all the illegal aliens: $233,934,602,240.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal aliens who have crossed into the United States just this year: 2,397,642.  Fourth and final, here are the numbers for the illegal aliens estimated to be in the country as you read this: 36,397,646.  We have said since the blog’s inception that back in 2009, the numbers were around 35-50 million.  Now, we believe the numbers are closer to 75-to-100 million and this is not good, not good at all.  We must round them up, imprison them in Joe Arpaio-style tent prisons in the desert making them work, then load them onto all available transports and deport them back to whence the f**k they came.
  72. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I- We learned today that the Chi-Coms are openly boasting that the Biden regime could not stop them from launching an amphibious and airborne invasion of Taiwan.  The U.S. Navy has been drawing ire over its emphasis on WOKE POLITICS rather than preparing for warfighting.  (Note- we have said this before and will say it again: the Chi-Coms although most likely ultimately victorious in invading Taiwan will suffer losses the likes of which, they cannot comprehend.  Look what the badly outnumbered U.S. Marines did to the Imperial Japanese when the latter invaded Wake Island shortly after Pearl Harbor.  The Taiwanese people are FREE people, and the Chi-Coms are communists, and the FREE people will fight to the bitter end.  We expect the Chi-Coms could easily lose 2-5 million people in the invasion, in the surrounding waters, and in the air.  Sure, a drop in the bucket for them but the global embarrassment would be humiliating to the country that wants to rule both the world and the near Solar System.  What?  Are they planning on building gulags on the moon and Mars?).
  73. 2021 Monday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– (Former) Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe says that the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing should be yanked from that country due to them letting loose the Xi Jinping Bat Flu across the world just as they also covered it up to the best of their abilities.  A new report compiled by the GOP proves beyond the shadow of a doubt that Xi Jinping’s namesake virus was allowed to leak from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Rep. Tim Burchett, R-TN 2nd CD, says there’s NO WAY that Joe Biden will go after Beijing for the crimes they’ve committed.   Meanwhile, a new poll from Rasmussen says that a majority of (brain dead) Dems want mask mandates reinstituted.’  What a swarm of ants.  One of the ants- New York City Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio says HE won’t be reinstituting mask mandates.  The dog dingus is trying to get people to return to the Big Apple.
  74. 2021 Monday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– The Biden regime is thrashing around like U.S. Olympian Raven Saunders when she was twerking on the sidelines at the Tokyo Olympic Games this past weekend: since the Centers for Disease Control cannot stop the eviction moratorium, mouthpieces are urging sympathetic states to continue the moratorium.  (Note- look- furloughed and/or unemployed workers were getting an extra $300 per week or $1,200 per month.  WTF weren’t they paying their rent?  Landlords have bills, too, for Christ’s Sake!)  Meanwhile, Rep. Doug LaMalfa, R-CA 1st CD, says that the GOP is going to have to develop its own COVID-19 protocols.  Next, fully vaccinated Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, is being treated for a mild case of the Chi-Vi.  In other Xi Jinping Bat Flu news, Governor John Bel Edwards, DS-LA, is ordering a new round of INDOOR mask mandates.  Oh, boy.
  75. 2021 Monday K: Voting Integrity-Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Attorney General Mark Brnovich, R-AZ, says that the Democrats and far-left rabble rousers have been abusing the elections systems for years, if not decades.   Meanwhile, nearly 60 House Republicans ask a judge to toss the Department of Justice lawsuit against the State of Georgia over its new voting laws onto the scrap heap of history.  It is a bogus lawsuit filed by a fraudulent Department of Justice.
  76. 2021 Monday K: Political News I– President Donald J. Trump’s attorney said the recent order by U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland directed to the Internal Revenue Service to hand over his client’s tax returns to Congress for yet another ‘shit show’ in the House is both ‘harassment and outrageous.’  Meanwhile, Eli Lake says there’s still time for Joe Biden to ditch the crackpot idea of returning to the Iran nuclear deal talks.  We hope Joe listens, but we know he won’t. 
  77. 2021 Monday M: Political News II– Saturday Night Live cast member Michael Che was forced to scrub his social media accounts after making hateful jokes about gymnast Simone Biles.  Had he made them about a conservative, everything would be fine, but he made them about America’s favorite gymnast and here is what the bozo said: “Larry Nasser [sic] understands Simone Biles better than anyone.  He, too, had to quit doing what he loved at the pinnacle of his career because of mounting pressures.”  Elsewhere, ‘Cho-Mo’ Senator Bob Menendez, DS-NJ, and 10 European counterparts are openly condemning Joe Biden’s Nord Stream 2 ‘deal’ with Vladimir Putin. 
  78. 2021 Monday N: Political News III– Okay, here is some of what is included in the ‘bipartisan infrastructure bill’- $66 billion for railways, $658 billion to expand broadband internet access, $55 billion on clean water projects like getting rid of lead pipes, and $7.5 billion for electric vehicle charging stations.  Here is more of what is in the bill: $2.5 billion on welcome centers for migrants (we suggest minefields), $1 billion for the commission being chaired by Senator Joe Manchin’s wife (nothing like spreading a billion dollars around to buy votes), and money being doled out to various groups will be doled out by RACE and ‘gender identity’ will be recognized as a protected class- what does this have to do with frigging infrastructure?
  79. 2021 Monday O: Mass Shootings News– Over the weekend in Chicago, a long-time Democrat-controlled hellhole, 50 people were shot and five were killed.  Just another weekend in the Windy City but the body count was less than normal.
  80. 2022 Tuesday: Much talk about communist China lighting up Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi should she fly into Taiwan which we find absolutely humorous.  Shoot her down, no one would miss her.  On the serious side, IF the Chi-Coms intend to invade Taiwan- the legitimate China, the REAL China, the rightful owner of the mainland- the Chi-Coms must cross almost 100 miles of open water, dangerous water, perilous water.  Adolf Hitler was stymied by the 20 miles of the English Channel in 1940 and therefore never invaded Great Britain.  Do the Chi-Coms possess the balls to invade Taiwan?  The best way to thwart an invasion fleet is to launch drone swarms in the hundreds of thousands, perhaps in the millions.  Each drone would carry explosives and would swamp the fleet.  They would slash through the bridge windows, down the smokestack funnels and into the engine rooms, into the barrels of the deck guns, into the engines of jet aircraft waiting to launch, while underseas drones would dump mines all around the Chi-Com navy’s vessels.  The devastation would be tremendous, vast numbers of ships, men and materiel sent to the bottom in an instant.  Of course, undeclared nuclear power Taiwan could drop a BIG ONE smack dab in the midst of the invasion fleet.  Problem solved in a second.  It will be interesting to see…Chef Hector Santanamos “El Chilote” De Soto.                                                     

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This artwork is #0910 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Canyon Creek.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The Beach Boys released a jam-packed 3-CD set: “The Platinum Collection: Sounds of Summer Edition” on December 13, 2005.  This set has approximately 60 tunes on it, big hits, not-so-big-hits, B-sides, unreleased, and archival tunes all lovingly compiled by Capitol Records/Brother Records (under the EMI label) with all sorts of additions with which to sweeten the pot- like remakes with the Fat Boys and Status Quo.    IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much delicious fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

The above icon is the “Trademark of Quality and Symbol of Integrity/Logo” of the Magnolia Hilltop Brewers and of What’s Cookin’ Productions.    (Editor’s Note: we pay the estate of Beverly Carrick an annual fee by which, we can show her paintings to the world.  We make NO money from the estate’s sales of her world-famous artworks).  Total Word Count: 5,440.  Chef Hector Santanamos “El Chilote” De Soto.

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

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

[iii] We began celebrating the music of Wishbone Ash beginning on Sunday, October 28, 2018, and continued it through Sunday, January 06, 2019.  From there, we covered the music of Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash beginning on January 07, 2019, through Sunday, January 13, 2019.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection of the BEST rock-and-roll music.  You will be glad you did.

[iv] 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.

[v] We promoted the music of the Association beginning on Wednesday, 25-September-2013 through Monday, 07-October-2013.  These guys were amazing, we hope you will check them out and consider adding them to your growing collection of albums and CDs.

[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.

204. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2022

2020 Thursday C: Today is the 56th straight day of rioting and protests in the city of Portland, Oregon. Mayor Ted Wheeler, Democrat, says federal law enforcement is responsible for the rioting when in truth, it’s the ambivalence of the mayor and his city council that bears full responsibility for the mayhem occurring in those once beautiful city’s streets. The previous night, in a despicable act of virtue-signaling, the mayor went out on the streets to participate in the riots and the agitators threw garbage at him and told him to resign.

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204. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2022:

President Ulysses S. Grant; Chief Justice John Rutledge; Associate Justices Edward Terry Sanford and Anthony Kennedy; U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery; Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Richard V. Spencer; U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper; U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Thomas Corwin and Fred M. Vinson; U.S. Secretary of War Daniel S. Lamont; U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock; Bachman-Turner Overdrive featuring Blair Thornton, Chicago featuring Chris Pinnick, the Grateful Dead featuring Keith Godchaux, Guns ‘n’ Roses featuring Slash, Roxy Music featuring Andy Mackay, and the Young Rascals featuring Dino Danelli:

  1. 636 Saturday: Arabs gain control of most of Palestine from the Byzantine Empire.
  2. 685 Thursday: John V begins his reign as the 82nd Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until August 02, 686. 
  3. 1148 Friday: The Crusaders launch a major assault on the Syrian city of Damascus.
  4. 1253 Wednesday: By order of the 176th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent III, all Jews must leave Vienne, France.
  5. 1298 Wednesday: The citizens of Wurzburg, Germany, massacre their Jewish inhabitants.
  6. 1649 Thursday: In Urbino, Marche, Papal States, future 243rd Roman Catholic Pope Clement XI is born Giovanni Francesco Albani.  He would become pontiff on November 23, 1700, until March 19, 1721.
  7. 1715 Tuesday: Local authorities at Little Brewster, Massachusetts, authorized the construction of the first lighthouse in America.
  8. 1798 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte and his troops capture the Egyptian city of Alexandria.
  9. 1800 Wednesday: In Charleston, S.C., the second U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Rutledge and the second chief justice of the high court died on this date.  President George Washington nominated Rutledge to fill a new seat and as an associate justice, he served February 15, 1790, to March 05, 1791.  He was then nominated by the president to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Jay and served August 12, 1795, to December 28, 1795. 
  10. 1827 Monday: The first swimming school in the United States opened in Boston, Massachusetts, on this date.
  11. 1829 Thursday: William Burt patents the typographer, which was the first typewriter.
  12. 1850 Tuesday: The 19th U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster assumed office on this date.  First a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Whig, Secretary Webster served under President Millard Fillmore from today until October 24, 1852.  Webster also served the nation as its 14th U.S. Secretary of State.  The first time around, he served under Presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler from March 06, 1841, until May 08, 1843.  Moving on, the 20th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Corwin assumed office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under Presidents Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce from today until March 06, 1853.
  13. 1865 Sunday: Future 72nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Terry Sanford is born in Knoxville, Tn., on this date.  President Warren G. Harding nominated the Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney.  Sanford served from January 29, 1923, to March 08, 1930.
  14. 1866 Monday: The 28th U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery assumed his post on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from today July 16, 1868.
  15. 1877 Monday: The first municipal railroad passenger service began in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  16. 1880 Friday: The first commercial hydroelectric plant goes online in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  17. 1885 Thursday: Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president of the United States, died in Wilton, New York, at age 63.  A Republican- as well as the general who finally beat the Confederacy and freed the slaves- he served from March 04, 1869, to March 04, 1877.
  18. 1886 Friday: Steve Brodie, a New York saloonkeeper, claimed to have made a daredevil plunge from the Brooklyn Bridge into the East River.
  19. 1903 Thursday: The Ford Motor Company sells its first Model A car.
  20. 1904 Saturday: During the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Charles E. Menches invents the ice cream cone. 
  21. 1905 Sunday: In Millbrook, N.Y., the 39th U.S. Secretary of War Daniel S. Lamont died.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 05, 1893, to March 04, 1897.
  22. 1914 Thursday: Following the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophie, in Belgrade, the Austro-Hungarian Empire issues an ultimatum to Serbia, one the Serbs could not answer if they were to remain a free and independent country; this would lead to the outbreak of World War I.  (Meanwhile, Austro-Hungary would be reaching out to its ally, Imperial Germany for backup).  
  23. 1920 Friday: British East Africa becomes Kenya and a Crown Colony.  (Several decades later, a future American president- Barack Hussein Obama- would be born there).
  24. 1936 Thursday: Future 104th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy is born in Sacramento, Ca., on this date.  President Ronald Reagan nominated Kennedy to fill the seat of Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr.  Kennedy served from February 18, 1988, to July 31, 2018.
  25. 1938 Saturday: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved the first federal game preserve, an area of 2,000 acres in the state of Utah. 
  26. 1940 Tuesday: Now that France is in the ‘Nazi’s column’ and forward air bases have been constructed the length of the French coastline, the Blitz over London commences as Luftwaffe bombers assault the city all night long.
  27. 1942 Thursday: Adolf Hitler issues Fuhrer Directive #45; this directs the German Army on the Eastern Front to occupy the city of Stalingrad.  Meanwhile, Axis troops capture the Russian city of Rostov.
  28. 1943 Friday: The lengthy Battle of Kursk sputters to an end as the Germans begin pulling back; during the battle, more than 6,000 armored vehicles of all types engaged with one another.   Postponed numerous times because of Hitler’s fretfulness, when the battle did begin, the Soviets were more than prepare for it with one defensive position after another awaiting the Nazi juggernaut.
  29. 1944 Sunday: U.S. troops occupy Pisa, Italy; on the Eastern Front, Russian troops occupy Lublin, Poland.  Elsewhere, future drummer/vocalist with the New York rock band, the Young Rascals[i]—Dino Danelli—is born in Jersey City, N.J., on this date.
  30. 1945 Monday: French Field Marshal, Henri Petain, who had headed the Vichy government during World War II, went on trial charged with treason.  A court convicted and condemned the traitor to death but later commuted the sentence to life in prison where he died in 1951.  Meanwhile, the Chicago, Burlington, Quincy Railroad placed the first passenger train observation car into service on this date.   Elsewhere, the 53rd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Fred M. Vinson assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until June 23, 1946, before moving up to the United States Supreme Court.
  31. 1946 Tuesday: Future saxophonist/oboist with Roxy Music[ii]—Andy Mackay—is born in Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England, on this date.
  32. 1948 Friday: At the Progressive Party Convention, Henry Wallace receives the party’s nomination for president of the United States.
  33. 1950 Sunday: Blair Thornton—the man who would replace Tim Bachman in Bachman-Turner Overdrive[iii] as guitarist/vocalist—is born on this date in Vancouver, Canada.
  34. 1952 Wednesday: Egyptian military officers led by Gamal Abdel Nasser launched a successful coup against King Farouk I.
  35. 1953 Thursday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the rock band, Chicago[iv], from 1979-1986—Chris Pinnick—is born on this date in Van Nuys, California.
  36. 1954 Friday: Congress passed a law that stated, “The Secretary of the Navy is authorized to repair, equip, and restore the United States Ship Constitution, as far as may be practicable, to her original appearance, but not for active service, and thereafter to maintain the United States Ship Constitution at Boston, Massachusetts.”
  37. 1958 Wednesday: The submarine Nautilus departs from Pearl Harbor under orders to conduct Operation Sunshine, the mission to be the first vessel to cross the North Pole by ship.
  38. 1962 Monday: The Telstar communications satellite sends the first live TV broadcasts to Europe.
  39. 1965 Friday: In Hampstead, London, United Kingdom, future hard rock guitarist with the heavy-duty Los Angeles, California, rock band, Guns ‘n’ Roses[v]—Slash—is born on this date in Hampstead, London, England.
  40. 1967 Sunday: A deadly week of race-related rioting that claimed 43 lives erupted in Detroit, Michigan.  It began when police launched an early morning raid against an unlicensed bar that escalated into a confrontation with local residents that quickly became violent. 
  41. 1968 Tuesday: Race riots break out in Cleveland, Ohio, resulting in 11 people dead, including 3 cops.
  42. 1969 Wednesday: Future U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock is born in Savannah, Georgia, today.  A future Marxist, he would win an extremely questionable run-off election in early 2021 and would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body (so they say) on January 20, 2021.  He managed to eke out a slight win over sitting Senator Kelly Loeffler, Republican, but the election remains under a heavy cloud of election fraud, corruption, and other nefarious activities.  While running for office in 2020, he would famously state that ‘people cannot serve God and in the military at the same time.’  No, Reverend Warnock, here’s the deal: YOU cannot serve Karl Marx and God at the same time, sir.
  43. 1972 Sunday: The United States launched the “Landsat 1 (ERTS-1)” satellite, the first Earth-resources satellite in global history.  
  44. 1973 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon refuses to release tapes pertaining to the Watergate Cover-up Scandal.
  45. 1980 Wednesday: Shortly after being asked to leave the Grateful Dead along with his wife, Donna, also a member, the third keyboardist of the great American rock band[vi], the musician who replaced both Ron “Pigpen” McKernan and Tom Constantan died in a car wreck in Marin County, California.  Keith and Donna were in the process of forming their own group- the Heart of Gold Band- but the effort was tragically cut short.  Elsewhere, Billy Carter, the brother of President Jimmy Carter, admits being a paid agent of Libya.  Then why isn’t the fat tub of goo doing time in a federal slammer?
  46. 1983 Saturday: An Air Canada Boeing 767 ran out of fuel while flying from Montreal to Edmonton; however, the pilots could glide the airliner safely to an emergency landing in Gimlet, Manitoba.  The near disaster occurred because the fuel had been erroneously measured in pounds instead of kilograms at a time when Canada was converting to the metric system.
  47. 1984 Monday: Vanessa Williams—the first Black Miss America winner—resigns her post over having posed nude in photos at an earlier time.
  48. 1985 Tuesday: Commodore unveils the personal computer Amiga 1000.
  49. 1986 Wednesday: Britain’s Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson at Westminster Abbey in London, England; however, the couple divorced ten years later in 1996.
  50. 1996 Tuesday: At the Atlanta Olympics, Kerri Strug made a heroic final vault despite torn ligaments in her left ankle as the U.S. women gymnasts clinched their first-ever Olympic team gold medal.
  51. 1997 Wednesday: The search for Andrew Cunanan, the suspected murderer of designer Gianni Versace and others, ended as police found his body on a houseboat in Miami Beach, an apparent suicide.
  52. 1998 Thursday: Scientists at the University of Hawaii turned out more than 50 “carbon-copy” mice, using a cloning technique.  This ain’t good, folks.  Cloned human beings, anyone?
  53. 1999 Friday: Space shuttle Columbia blasted off with the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope and Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a U.S. space flight.
  54. 2000 Sunday: Lance Armstrong won his second Tour de France on this date.  
  55. 2001 Monday: Pope John Paul II urged President George W. Bush in their first meeting, held at Castel Gandolfo, Italy, to bar creation of human embryos for medical research.
  56. 2003 Wednesday: A new audiotape purported to be from toppled dictator Saddam Hussein called on Iraqis to resist the U.S. occupation.  Meanwhile, Massachusetts’ attorney general issued a report saying clergy members and others in the Boston Archdiocese probably had sexually abused more than 1,000 people over a period of six decades.
  57. 2010 Friday: Venezuela severs ties with Colombia after Colombian authorities had referred to Venezuela as “a haven for guerrillas.”
  58. 2011 Saturday: Singer Amy Winehouse, 27, was found dead in her London home from an alcohol overdose.  Meanwhile, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces his nation will launch a shuttle into space by the year 2019.
  59. 2012 Monday: Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, dies of pancreatic cancer at age 61.
  60. 2013 Tuesday:  Hercules 264, a Gulf of Mexico natural gas drilling rig, partially collapses off the coast of Louisiana; the rig remains standing but sustained extensive damage to the derrick package because of a continuing fire.
  61. 2014 Wednesday: Obamacare renders confusion as two appeals courts issue conflicting rulings regarding the legality of subsidies offered through federal versus state-run insurance exchanges; the ruling will likely to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  62. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, scientists announce discovery of a planet in the Kepler-452 solar system that closely resembles Earth in size and orbit; the planet, Kepler 452-b, has a diameter 60-percent larger than Earth’s but an orbit that is 385 days, close to Earth’s 365 days.
  63. 2016 Saturday: In the lovely city of Kabul, ISIS conducts a suicide bombing during a street protest that kills 80 people and wounds countless others.   What a bunch of horrible scumbags.
  64. 2017 Sunday: In the Tour de France, British cyclist Chris Froome claims his 4th win.   Unlike Lance Armstrong, he won his races legitimately.  
  65. 2018 Monday: As usual, phony environmentalist groups claim communist China is on track to meet new emission standards although carbon dioxide emissions in the totalitarian state have hit 9.2 billion metric tons in 2017 which are way higher than the United States and Europe combined.   Meanwhile, more negative news about the world’s largest communist country hit the news when it is discovered that a quarter million doses of vaccines for children aren’t worth a crap.  Guess the Chinese were unable to steal the correct formula from the United States.
  66. 2019 Tuesday:  In Great Britain, the ruling Conservative Party MPs select Boris Johnson to be the new prime minister replacing the disastrous Theresa May who could- or would- not get her country through Brexit.   Meanwhile, thanks to comedian Jon Stewart, the U.S. Senate passes a bill that will forever fund the 9-11 first responders’ fund.  Elsewhere, Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Richard V. Spencer left his job on this date.   A member of no professed political party, Spencer served under President Donald J. Trump from July 15, 2019, until today.  His successor, the 27th U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper assumed his post on this date.  He served under the 45th president until President Donald J. Trump fired his worthless RINO ass on November 09, 2020.
  67. 2020 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– The Xi Jinping Bat Flu continues causing problems around the world and in the United States.  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 15,317,997 confirmed cases, +309,951, 625,582, confirmed deaths, +7,950, and 8,721,415 confirmed recoveries, +210,085.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 4,099,809 confirmed cases, +80,317, 146,295 confirmed deaths, +1,242, and 1,219,623 confirmed recoveries, +33,876. 
  68. 2022 Thursday A: 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: 425,616 confirmed cases, 8,027 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 1,490 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,113 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 49,247 confirmed cases, 1,468 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  69. 2020 Thursday B: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,652.33, DOWN 353.51 points (-1.31%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,461.42, DOWN 244.71 points (-2.29%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,235.66, DOWN 40.36 points (-1.23%).  Price of GOLD: $1,887.10 per troy oz., -2.90 (-0.15%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $22.86 per troy oz., -0.123 (-0.54%).  Price of PLATINUM: $956.60 per troy oz., -7.20 (-0.75%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.92 per #, -0.016 (-0.54%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $41.17, +0.10 (+0.24%).  The markets were down because for the first time since the pandemic from communist China hit back in March, unemployment numbers rose to 1.4 million new claims bringing the number of unemployed Americans to around 32 million.
  70. 2020 Thursday C: Today is the 56th straight day of rioting and protests in the city of Portland, Oregon.  Mayor Ted Wheeler, Democrat, says federal law enforcement is responsible for the rioting when in truth, it’s the ambivalence of the mayor and his city council that bears full responsibility for the mayhem occurring in those once beautiful city’s streets.  The previous night, in a despicable act of virtue-signaling, the mayor went out on the streets to participate in the riots and the agitators threw garbage at him and told him to resign.  He suffered two bouts of teargassing before his security people removed him from the streets to safety.   Arrest the mayor, mow down the Antifa thugs.  Bring sanity back NOW!  Meanwhile, national polling averages give “Pro-China Joe” Biden a 15-point lead over President Donald J. Trump.  According to Democrats, Trump is ‘toast’ and might as well resign and go home NOW.
  71. 2020 Thursday D: On the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Sandy Cortez, aka Baby Evita, aka the Fly, Democratic-Socialist, blubbered about comments made by Florida GOP Rep. Ted Yoho in which he called the dingbat far-left socialist a “F**king bitch.”  Well, she is a F**king Bitch and needs to be beaten in November.
  72. 2021 Friday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 193,839,633 confirmed cases, +473,584, 4,157,261 confirmed deaths, +6,613 and 175,978,128 confirmed recoveries, +273,982.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,269,664 confirmed cases, UP 51,070 from yesterday’s reporting, 626,586 confirmed deaths, UP 414, [vii] and 29,478,173 confirmed recoveries, UP 16,646.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [viii]  
  73. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 308,144 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 95,934 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  74. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,893,078 confirmed cases, 64,211 confirmed deaths, and 2,087,819 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,511,084 confirmed cases, 38,714 confirmed deaths, and 2,275,249 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 39,892 confirmed cases, 527 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 467,324 confirmed cases, 6,116 confirmed deaths, and 229,145 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New Jersey: they have 1,032,255 confirmed cases, 26,568 confirmed deaths, and 989,451 confirmed recoveries. [ix]    
  75. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 857,977 confirmed cases, 6,457 confirmed deaths, and 841,354 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Djibouti, 156th country on the list: 11,634 cases of the virus, 155 confirmed deaths and 11,466 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  76. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,823.55, UP 238.20 points (+0.68%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,836.99, UP 152.39 points (+1.04%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,411.79, UP 44.31 points (+1.01%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.17 per barrel, +0.10 (+0.42%).  The price of GOLD is $1,802.10 per troy oz., +0.30 (+0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $25.24 per troy ounce, +0.01 (+0.03%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,059.10 per troy oz, -2.30 (-0.22%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, +0.05 (+1.25%).[xi]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,672.34 per troy oz, -45.56 (-1.68%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $720,000.00 per troy oz., -5,000.00 (-0.69%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,507.25 per troy oz., +41.25 (+1.67%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.04.     In Daish Krone, one greenback equals 6.32 and in Djiboutian Franc, a buck equal 177.50 and in Dominican Peso, one dollar equals 56.94 of theirs. [xiv]        
  77. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.321 per gallon, $2.971 in Florida, $4.089 in Hawaii, and $3.836 in Washington state. [xv]    Let’s look at one other location- District of Columbia: $3.245.  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- Costa Rica: $4.483 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,556,382,310,872 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  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 France, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Norway with $88 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  78. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 122 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border separating the United States from barbarism and her 28th day since she ‘visited the border’ on her one and only photo op trip.  Joe Biden- strip this gibbering jackal, this shrieking night bird, this howling jackanapes, this screeching forest orangutan, Willie Brown’s mattress, and send her home to spend more time with her family.  She is a failure in everything she does.  Meanwhile, construction restarted on the border wall in Texas as Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, got the project going again using taxpayer dollars and donations to do what must be done: defending the United States from the massive numbers of illegals trying to storm our country.
  79. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Here are the numbers as compiled by One America News for the absolute catastrophe occurring along our southern border.  First, here is the cost for caring for the millions of illegal vermin crossing the border: $525,583,584 just this day.  Second, here is the cost of caring for the castoff Third World dregs this year: $222.992,384,576.  Next, here is the number estimated to have crossed the southern border this year: 2,285,483.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate of the numbers of illegals sucking away at the taxpayers’-tired teats: 36,285,484. [xviii]  As everyone should know, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has been around since early 2009 and back then, we estimated the numbers of illegals within the United States then as between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the honest-to-God numbers are closer to 75-100 million.  This is insane and no country can withstand a tidal wave of illegal aliens as we now are.  Round ‘em up along with whatever children the scum have fathered or given birth to here, put them in tent prison camps in the Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and Texas deserts, and when air transport, derelict freighters, buses, cattle cars, and any other type of transportation arises, get them the hell out of here.  NOW.
  80. 2021 Friday H: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– A Gallup poll says that 31-percent of ALL Americans want immigration decreased.  We think that immigration must be curtailed as it was early in the previous century as we do not need a tidal wave of ignorant, permanent lower-class dependents sucking away at the teats of the American taxpayers.  Build the f**king wall and deport them all.   Meanwhile, Rep. Mike Johnson, R-LA 4th CD, is demanding answers for WHY a large number of Haitians allowed to enter the U.S. via the southern border were dumped all over the state with no advance warning to local authorities.
  81. 2021 Friday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Chi-Com bigwig, a man who fashions himself as the global dictator, Xi Jinping and his corrupt, evil regime have slapped sanctions on former U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and five others after the Biden regime issued an advisory warning U.S. business of the risks of doing business in Hong Kong.  Meanwhile, reports suggest that the United States is doing what it should have done prior to the withdrawal from Afghanistan and that is launching air-and-drone strikes against weapons captured by the Taliban that we left behind as well as on Taliban targets, too.  Good.  Use neutron bombs, irradiate these barbarous scumbags.
  82. 2021 Friday J: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden continues taking heat for his irresponsible comments on Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines.  The senile old fool says that if you get vaccinated you ‘won’t get sick, you won’t be hospitalized, and most of all, you won’t die.’  Joe, what the hell have you been smoking you old fool?  Add to Joe’s woes over his ludicrous comments regarding inflation and we see an ‘administration’ on the cusp of going down the crapper faster than Jimmy Carter’s.   The country needs deliverance from this insanity.  Can’t Barack Hussein Obama do a better job as the “Cho-Mo Joe whisperer’ than what he’s presently doing?
  83. 2021 Friday K: Joe Biden Regime News I– The regime White House says it has the ‘highest ethical standards of ANY White House in U.S. history’ even as a growing cacophony of the American people question drug-addled Hunter Biden’s ‘private art sales.’  Who is buying his ‘13th Floor Elevators album covers-style artworks’ and how much are they paying for this psychedelic crap?  The man is NOT an artist, he is little more than a dope head with predilections for young children like his father, regime leader Joe Biden.  In other Biden regime news, when asked by a reporter as to numbers inside the White House afflicted by the ‘VID, Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki responded with: “Why do you need to know the numbers?”  Speaking of “Circle Back” Psaki, she also guaranteed White House reporters that ethics safeguards are now in place to make sure Hunter Biden is not selling his artworks to America’s enemies to open a back channel to the voice in his feeble father’s ear.
  84. 2021 Friday L: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– After the Major League Baseball 2021 Season concludes, the fabled Cleveland Indians have announced that in order to appease the WOKIES going berserk on social media, they are going to change their name to- get this- the Cleveland Guardians which sounds much like a DEFENSIVE name, not an OFFENSIVE one.  If it makes you feel better, then go for it but we hope the Atlanta Braves and the Kansas City Chiefs keep their names.  President Donald J. Trump had to add his two cents to the conservation and called the name change a ‘big disgrace.’  Amen.    
  85. : Whacked-Out News of the Day– Meanwhile, Tennessee’s state house removed the bust of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest and sent it God knows where.  The bust was installed back in 1979.  The man was the creator of the Ku Klux Klan; however, destroying history is foolish because in so doing, the lessons the next generation can learn disappear, possibly to be repeated again at some point in the future.   Curiously, the busts of two famous U.S. Admirals- David Farragut and Albert Gleaves- so as NOT to hurt the feelings of the Forrest bust.  There is NO other explanation as to WHY one would remove two U.S. heroes.
  86. 2021 Friday N: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Jason Sengheiser blasted the St. Louis prosecutors office over the dismissals of murder charges against three separate defendants.   The judge accused the office of Kim Gardner of shirking its duty of protecting the community from violent thugs.  What the hell is wrong with these people?   In other despicable news, President Donald J. Trump’s former inaugural chairman Tom Barrack walked out of jail today on a $250 million bond.  A $250 million bond.  What is this, a banana republic?  Flamin’ crap, folks, the country is falling into the abyss.
  87. 2021 Friday O: U.S. House of Representatives News I– The House Freedom Caucus is pushing House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd CD to employ a House rule that would allow the lower chamber to boot Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the rapidly deteriorating fascist dictator out of the speakership and onto her butt.  In a letter to the senior GOP leader in the House, they wrote: “We, the House Freedom Caucus, respectfully request that you pursue the authorization of the House Republican Conference, pursuant to Conference rules, to file and bring up a privileged motion by July 31, 2021, to vacate the chair and end Nancy Pelosi’s authoritarian reign as Speaker of the House.  Rule IX, Clause 3 of the Rules of the House of Representatives for the One Hundred Seventeenth Congress requires that ‘A resolution causing a vacancy in the Office of Speaker shall not be privileged except if offered by direction of a party caucus or conference.”  The fact that Speaker Mumbles booted two of Leader McCarthy’s picks from her sham January 06, 2021, Select Committee caused Leader McCarthy to say that in the ‘history of the House, this has never happened before.’  He pulled his remaining picks and the lemon-sucking speaker said ‘good’ and is going to run her ersatz committee with skunks such as Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY At-Large district, and Rep. Adam “Kiss Ass” Kinzinger, RINO-IL 16th CD, as ‘representatives of the GOP.’  Leader McCarthy, we hope you will act on the Freedom Caucus’ letter.
  88. 2021 Friday P: Federal and State Court News– Finally!  A federal appellate court finds the CDC moratorium on evictions is ‘unconstitutional’ which is good news for landlords as they have bills to pay, too.
  89. 2021 Friday Q: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1679 what with a $140 million jackpot on the line: 13, 17, 19, 40, 69 and Mega 17.  Out of 63,207 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $8,638 apiece.
  90. 2022 Saturday: This past Tuesday, the dingleberry Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez- AOC- and her good buds, Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar were arrested in front of the United States Supreme Court for blocking traffic.  Others of their ilk underwent ‘arrest,’ too, what with magic handcuffs behind their backs.  What a bullshit show.  Can we please remove these dimwitted skanks from office in November?  Besides, the ‘big booty Latina’s’ rear-end is the product of a Brazilian butt lift, it ain’t real just like her and her ’fiancé’ is little more than a suck-up punk.   One has to love Alex Stein, the comedian, the man is hilarious.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0900 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Ball at the Fairy Fountain.”  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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By now, one must be growing fatigued by the amount of Beach Boys’ compilation albums but folks, it is what it is.  The album we have for you today is “Classics Selected by Brian Wilson,” released on July 02, 2002.  This effort includes 19 Beach Boys tracks plus one unreleased tune from 1970 recorded by Brian Wilson and an alternate group of musicians.  Folks, everyone understands that in order to sell more vinyl, additional tidbits and joyful nuggets must be included and thus we have this album.  Seek it out wherever you shop for the best in music and see if it’s right for you.  Included here are (1) “Surfer Girl” (2) “The Warmth of the Sun” (3) “I Get Around” (4) “Don’t Worry Baby” (5) “In My Room” (6) “California Girls” (7) “God Only Knows” (8) “Caroline No” (9) “Good Vibrations” (10) “Wonderful” (11) “Heroes and Villains” (12) “Surf’s Up” (13) “Busy Doin’ Nothing” (14) “We’re Together Again” (15) “Time to Get Alone” (16) “This Whole World” (17) “Marcella” (18) “Sail On Sailor” (19) “Till I Die” and the aforementioned Brian Wilson, non-Beach Boys tune, (20) “California Feelin’.”  Friends, we definitely hope you will seek this one out and to make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- we think you will be glad you did.

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[i] We began promoting the music of this legendary American rock band- the Young Rascals- beginning on Sunday, 08-December-2013 through Saturday, 21-December-2013.  This band is one everyone who loves rock music must look into and enjoy.

[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] 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.

[iv] We will present the music of Chicago sometime in 2030 so we hope you will remain with us until then.

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

[vi] We 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.

[vii] 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)

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

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

[x] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xviii] 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.

199. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 18, 2022

34. 1947 Friday: President Harry S. Truman signed a Presidential Succession Act, which placed the Speaker of the House and the Senate President Pro Tempore next in line after the vice president.

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199. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 18, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Sutherland; U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Erwin Wilson; U.S. Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson; “Mein Kampf” by Adolf Hitler; Brian Auger, Eric Burdon and the Animals featuring Danny McCulloch, the Clash featuring Keith Levene, the Flamin’ Groovies featuring Tim Lynch, Pearl Jam featuring Jack Irons, the Rolling Stones featuring Ian Stewart, the Spencer Davis Group featuring Ray Fenwick, and WAR featuring Thomas “Papa Dee” Allen:


  1. 64 Friday: The Great Fire of Rome commenced on this date; however, in contradiction of popular beliefs, the emperor Nero was NOT there—he was on the coast.
  2. 1009 Tuesday: The reign of the 141st Roman Catholic Pope John XVIII ends on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on December 25, 1003.
  3. 1216 Monday: The reign of the 177th Roman Catholic Pope Honorius III begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until March 18, 1227.
  4. 1536 Saturday: The English Parliament passed an act declaring the authority of the Pope void in England.
  5. 1588 Monday: The British Navy defeats the Spanish Armada on this date by destroying many ships and scattering the rest into a violent storm.
  6. 1696 Wednesday: The navy of Russian Czar Peter I occupies the city of Azov and the Sea of Azov at the mouth of the Don River.
  7. 1743 Thursday: “The New York Weekly Journal” published the first half-page newspaper advertisement.
  8. 1789 Saturday: Robespierre, a deputy from Arras, France, decided to back the French Revolution.
  9. 1792 Wednesday: American naval hero John Paul Jones died in Paris at age 45.
  10. 1812 Saturday: Great Britain signed the Treaty of Orebro, making peace with Russia and Sweden.
  11. 1830 Sunday: Uruguay adopted a liberal constitution.
  12. 1872 Thursday: Britain enacted voting by secret ballot through the passage of the Ballot Act.
  13. 1890 Friday: In Minerva, Ohio, future 5th U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Erwin Wilson is born.  A Republican, he would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 28, 1953, to October 08, 1957.
  14. 1907 Thursday: French troops occupy the city of Casablanca.  Meanwhile, in New York City, the “Follies of 1907” by Florins Ziegfeld commence on Broadway.
  15. 1914 Saturday: Six planes of the U.S. Army helped to form an aviation division called the Signal Corps.
  16. 1915 Sunday: The Boston Braves begin the move from last place in Major League Baseball standings eventually to win the World Series.
  17. 1918 Thursday: south African anti-apartheid leader and President Nelson Mandela was born in the village of Mvezo on this date.
  18. 1921 Monday: The trial of the infamous Chicago “Black Sox” begins in Chicago, Illinois; the team was accused of throwing the World Series for profit.
  19. 1925 Saturday: Adolf Hitler publishes his testimonial, “Mein Kampf” on this date.
  20. 1927 Monday: Ty Cobb set a major league baseball record by getting his 4,000th career hit.  He hit 4,191 before he retired in 1928.
  21. 1931 Monday: Future founding member and percussionist with the Los Angeles, California, funk-rock-soul-Latin band, War[i]—Thomas “Papa Dee” Allen—is born in the United States on this date.
  22. 1932 Wednesday: The United States and Canada signed a treaty by which, to develop the St. Lawrence Seaway.  Meanwhile, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg sign a ‘unity treaty.’
  23. 1935 Saturday: Ethiopian King Haile Selassie urged his compatriots to fight to the last man against the invading Italian army.
  24. 1936 Monday: The Spanish Civil War commences as Generalissimo Francisco Franco leads an uprising against the government.  Elsewhere, the first Oscar Meyer Wienermobile rolled out of General Body Company’s factory in Chicago.
  25. 1938 Wednesday: The Rolling Stones’[ii] famous ‘sixth man,’ keyboardist and band manager, Ian “Stu” Stewart was born on this date in Pittenweem, Fife, Scotland.
  26. 1939 Thursday: Brian Auger[iii], future keyboardist with various British bands is born in Great Britain.   Elsewhere, famed Polish composer Withold Maliszewski checked out at age 65- he did it at a suitable time as the Nazi invasion of his home country would occur on September 1.
  27. 1940 Thursday: The Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois, nominated President Franklin Delano Roosevelt for an unprecedented third term in office.  Earlier in the day, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt addressed the assembled throng becoming the first presidential spouse to do so.  Meanwhile, the British are in a predicament what with being driven out of France by the Nazis and back to British soil.  Although not yet at war with Imperial Japan, the Brits in Burma are supplying the Chinese Nationalists in their fight against Japan.  Japan is applying pressure on the Brits to stop helping the Nationalists and so they close the road from Burmese ports north into China.  They blame it on the encroaching monsoon season.
  28. 1941 Friday: War is approaching the United States although they don’t know it yet.  Japan’s government is undergoing a shakeup in its cabinet as some of its members wish to trash the neutrality pact they have with the Soviet Union, join the Nazis in assaulting Russia, and hitting the Bolsheviks from both sides.  Others think this would be a mistake, that some sort of accommodation can be made with the United States to keep oil supplies and raw materials flowing in so they can crush the Chinese.   Eventually, they will lose out on both as the Soviets will survive the year and the Americans will cut off their supplies thus bringing about the attack on Pearl Harbor in just FIVE short months.  Had they invaded Asiatic Russia, the Soviets would have been destroyed.
  29. 1942 Saturday: The German ME-262, the first jet-propelled aircraft to fly in combat, made its first flight.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, General Friedrich von Paulus and Army Group B now have been given the orders to advance on Stalingrad along the Volga and to destroy Josef Stalin’s namesake city.  The clash of titans is on.  Elsewhere, the 70th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice George Sutherland- Republican- died in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.  President Warren G. Harding nominated Sutherland to fill the seat of Democrat John Hessin Clarke.  Sutherland served from 09-05-1922 to 01-17-1938.
  30. 1943 Sunday: Heavy fighting is raging on Sicily as the Allies attempt to cut off German and Italian forces in the southern portion of the island.  The Americans, the British, and the Canadians are all trying to be the one to seal the deal, to cut off any escape route by the Axis troops.  Meanwhile, Adolf Hitler is preparing to fly to northern Italy to meet with his crumbling ally, Benito Mussolini.  There, he will demand the Italians stiffen their spines instead of being weaklings, snivelers.  After all, they bear 90-percent of the responsibility for the Allies being on Axis soil.
  31. 1944 Tuesday: Emperor Hirohito’s government removed Japanese Premier Hideki Tojo from his post due to setbacks suffered by their country during World War II.  Meanwhile, in Nazi-controlled Europe, American forces fighting in France captured the important Normandy town of St. Lo.  On the Eastern Front, the Soviets are pushing hard at the Germans.  The Germans are clinging to positions in the western portion of the Soviet Union but the heady days of 1941 are long since gone and the Germans are the ones being encircled and crushed.
  32. 1945 Wednesday: Danny McCullough, bassist and backup vocalist with Eric Burdon and the New Animals[iv] (1966-1968) was born on this date in Shepherd’s Bush, West London, England.  Meanwhile, in the Pacific, British and American warplanes commence bombing runs over Tokyo.  The days of the Imperial Japanese being the aggressors are coming to an end although fighting is fierce and any talk of invading the home islands of Japan is not something anyone wants to discuss what with the potential of 1-1.5 million Allied troops in a maelstrom of banzai charges and self-sacrifice. 
  33. 1946 Thursday: Ray Fenwick, future guitarist with the Spencer Davis Group[v] and with vocalist, Ian Gillian[vi], and his solo band, is born in Romford, Essex, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Tim Lynch, future member of the San Francisco rock band, the Flamin’ Groovies[vii], is born.  
  34. 1947 Friday: President Harry S. Truman signed a Presidential Succession Act, which placed the Speaker of the House and the Senate President Pro Tempore next in line after the vice president.  Meanwhile, the 55th U.S. Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson left his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Harry S. Truman from September 27, 1945, until today.
  35. 1955 Sunday: The first electric power generated from nuclear energy is made available to the public through their power company.
  36. 1957 Thursday: Future rock guitarist with the British rock band, the Clash[viii]—Keith Levene—is born in London, England, on this date.
  37. 1962 Wednesday: In Los Angeles, California, future fourth drummer for the Grunge Rock band, Pearl Jam- Jack Irons- is born.
  38. 1964 Saturday: Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds hit the only grand slam home run of his career.
  39. 1969 Friday: Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Democrat- Massachusetts, left a party on Chappaquiddick Island with Mary Jo Kopechne, 28: sometime later, Kennedy’s car went off a bridge into the water.  Kennedy was able to escape whereas Kopechne drowned.
  40. 1971 Sunday: New Zealand and Australia announced they would pull their troops out of Vietnam.
  41. 1972 Tuesday: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat throws 20,000 Russian military advisors out of the country.
  42. 1976 Saturday: At the Montreal Olympics, Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci received the first perfect score with her routine on uneven parallel bars and would go on to received six more “tens” at Montreal.  
  43. 1977 Monday: Vietnam joins the United Nations as a member.
  44. 1984 Wednesday: At the Democrat Party’s National Convention in San Francisco, California, Walter F. Mondale wins the party’s presidential nomination.  Meanwhile, gunman James Huberty opened fire at a McDonald’s in San Ysidro, Calif., killing 21 people before the cops shot the POS dead.
  45. 1985 Thursday: Jack Nicklaus II, at age 23 years old made his playing debut on the pro golf tour at the Quad Cities Open in Coal Valley, Illinois.
  46. 1986 Friday: The world got its first look at the wreckage of the RMS Titanic resting on the ocean floor as videotape of the British luxury liner, which went down in 1912, was released by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
  47. 1991 Thursday: Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson meets the contestants of the Black Miss America contest.
  48. 1992 Saturday: Singers Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown get married.
  49. 1994 Monday: A bomb destroyed a Jewish cultural center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, killing 85 people.
  50. 2000 Tuesday: Movie executives announced that Christopher Reeve would direct and serve as executive producer on the TV movie, “Rescuing Jeffrey.”
  51. 2010 Sunday: The United Kingdom announces it will increase aid to impoverished nations—including a 40-percent increase to Afghanistan—while cutting aid to ‘powerhouse nations’ such as China, Russia, and Eastern Europe.  Elsewhere, in Adhamiya, Iraq, a suicide bomber gets lucky what with the killing of at least 43 people and wounding loads of others who either were government officials or members of an anti-Al-Qaida group known as the Sons of Iraq.
  52. 2011 Monday: Command of all NATO forces in Afghanistan transfers from General David Petraeus to U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant-General John R. Allen.   Elsewhere, Russian stooge- uh, President Dmitry Medvedev- arrives in Germany for a two-day state visit.
  53. 2012 Wednesday: The son of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il, Kim Jung-Un, becomes the supreme leader of the isolationist nation; he holds the rank of Marshal in the Korean People’s Army.  Elsewhere, terrorists carry out a bombing against a bus carrying Israeli tourists in Bulgaria at the Burgas Airport.  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blames the Iranian scum for the deaths of at least 6 and another 25 injured.
  54. 2013 Thursday: Detroit, Michigan, files the largest municipal bankruptcy in the history of the world and seeks Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Protection on its debt of $18.5 billion.  It is interesting to note that Democrats have controlled the city for nearly 60 years yet they blame everyone else for their stupidity.  People of Michigan- time to start electing a full slate of Republicans.  Elsewhere, Russian freedom fighter Alexei Navalny is convicted of embezzling from a Putin-controlled timber company.    
  55. 2014 Friday:  Forbes Media, controlled by the Forbes family, is selling a majority interest in the business to Integrated Whale Media Investments, based in Hong Kong; the deal is expected to provide Forbes with greater international exposure.   Meanwhile, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting a day after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 with the loss of all 298 people on board, demanding that pro-Russia rebels who controlled the eastern Ukraine crash site give immediate, unfettered access to independent investigators.  Elsewhere, the Obama administration announced it was reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration,
  56. 2015 Saturday: Supreme Ayatollah of Iran, Ali Khamenei says that despite the recent nuclear deal with the United States, it does not change his views on the United States or its policies in the Middle East.   Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia launches a major crackdown on ISIS garbage in their country by going out and rounding up 431 jihadist suspects.   We suspect the chopping blocks are going to be extremely busy… Elsewhere, California is burning as usual what with the Cajon Pass Wildfire in San Bernardino County.  At least 3,500 acres have gone up in smoke as have 16 homes along with at least 65-70 passenger vehicles and trucks.  Once again, California Democrats bear full responsibility for this outrage for not maintaining the forests.
  57. 2016 Monday: At the GOP Convention, El Paso County Commissioner and Colorado Senate hopeful Darryl Glenn stirred up the crowd by telling them, “Frankly somebody with a nice tan needs to say this, all lives matter,” in response to Black Lives Matter running amok in the streets.  In November, the black Republican would lose to Democratic Senator Michael Bennett.  
  58. 2017 Tuesday: Regarding ALLEGED misconduct in voting rights cases in the great state of Kansas, a disciplinary group that oversees attorneys in the state has announced that they are going to launch an investigation into the state’s Secretary of State Kris Kobach.   Once again, anyone fighting to protect voting rights in this country becomes a target of left-wing, Democratic-Socialist Party terrorists.  What a shame.
  59. 2018 Wednesday: After worldwide condemnation and a dramatic drop in the price of Tesla stock, Elon Musk apologizes for having slandered drowned Thai cave diver who helped rescue the Thai boys soccer team from the cave complex in which they had been trapped by rising floodwaters.  Musk had called the renowned diver, “Pedo guy,” inferring that he was somehow a pedophile.  What really had Musk bothered is that his attempt at rescuing the boys and their coach failed.  Meanwhile, Turkey ends its two-year state of emergency on this date. 
  60. 2019 Thursday: In Israel’s Negev Desert, archaeologists discover the world’s ‘oldest mosque.’  However, the Jews were there first so Islam cannot use this ‘find’ as yet another pretense for claiming they own the land of the Jewish state.   Meanwhile, the city of West Palm Beach, Florida, confounded by hordes of homeless people clogging the city’s waterfront resorts to blasting two children’s songs- “Baby Shark” and “Raining Tacos” to drive the homeless away.  Not sure whether it worked or not but it sure as hell should have.  Horrible songs.  Meanwhile, fresh from condemning President Trump the previous day, the House of Representatives votes to table a resolution on whether to impeach the 45th president or not.  The vote was 332-95.
  61. 2020 Saturday: 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, you know, the Chinese “gift” that won’t stop giving, statistics for today: 14,210,040 confirmed cases, UP 173,019, 600,435 confirmed deaths, and 7,983,920 confirmed recoveries, UP 165,611.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 3,781,985 confirmed cases, UP 104,532 new cases, 142,229 confirmed deaths, UP 1,341, and 1,108,581 confirmed recoveries, UP 31,695.  Next, in the three states where the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 375,363 confirmed cases, 7,595 confirmed deaths, but thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom being little more than a festering POS, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 1,334 confirmed cases, 23 confirmed deaths, and 994 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 45,943 confirmed cases, 1,444 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t list the number of confirmed recoveries.
  62. 2021 Sunday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 191,217,048 confirmed cases, +95,975, 4,105,728 confirmed deaths, +6,657 and 174,165,937 confirmed recoveries, +32,878.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,963,907 confirmed cases, UP 9,970 from yesterday’s reporting, 624,746 confirmed deaths, UP 31,[ix] and 29,376,590 confirmed recoveries, UP 7,409.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[x]  
  63. 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 306,386 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 97,692 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 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: 3,861,134 confirmed cases, 64,093 confirmed deaths, and 2,081,032 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,452,161 confirmed cases, 38,395 confirmed deaths, and 2,261,240 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 39,254 confirmed cases, 523 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 461,693 confirmed cases, 6,095 confirmed deaths, and 228,491 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New York: they have 2,186,966 confirmed cases, 54,146 confirmed deaths, and 2,038,304 confirmed recoveries. [xi]    
  65. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 851,723 confirmed cases, 6,449 confirmed deaths, and 838,564 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Martinique, 152nd country on the list: 13,371 cases of the virus, 99 confirmed deaths and 98 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  66. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,687.85, DOWN 299.17 points (-0.86%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,427.24, DOWN 115.90 points (-0.86%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,327.16, DOWN 32.87 points (-0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.45 per barrel, -0.36 (-0.50%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -2.50 (-0.14%) while the price of SILVER is $25.70 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.37%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,101.10 per troy oz, -7.40 (-0.67%) while the price of COPPER is $4.31 per pound, -0.02 (-0.39%).[xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,630.91 per troy oz, -100.16 (-3.67%).[xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $19,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (+0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $665,000.00 per CNY/T, +10,000.00 (+1.53%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,487.75 per USD/T, -22.75 (-0.91%). [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000032.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.94.     In Burundian Franc, one greenback equals 1,962.15 and in Cambodian Riel, a buck equals 4,062.00 and in Canadian Dollar, one dollar equals 1.26 of theirs.[xvi]        
  67. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.322 per gallon, $2.993 in Florida, $4.072 in Hawaii, and $3.837 in Washington state.[xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Alabama: $2.838.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Australia: $4.361 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,537,685,987,146 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after India, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Singapore with $168 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. 2022 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 568,659,447 confirmed cases, +834,599, 6,389,467 confirmed deaths, +1,714 and 539,901,330 confirmed recoveries, +980,802. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 91,429,409 confirmed cases, UP 154,260 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,049,274 confirmed deaths, UP 431,[xx] and 86,752,569 confirmed recoveries, UP by 106,349.    We frankly welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xxi]
  69. 2022 Monday A: Monkeypox Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– Next, since the monkeypox seems to be the next uninvited ‘pandemic,’ (Chi-Coms the culprits once again?) Spain now holds the record with 2,835 cases while Germany is in second place with a total of 1,924 cases.  The United Kingdom- in third place- has 1,856 cases.  The United States is in fourth place with 1,813 cases- close the frigging bathhouses in areas overrun by the gay community.  Currently, the fifth highest number of cases in the world is France.  This country has 928 confirmed cases while the world now has 13,108 cases, an increase of 808 cases in a single day.  Amazing how this crap just seems to pop up around election time.”[xxii]  Dr. Fauci is back to his old tricks demanding we go back to wearing masks and cringing inside our homes- screw him.  Chef Cheryl.     
  70. 2022 Monday B: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 596,903 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 17-month number by 234,342 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in EIGHTEEN MONTHS.  President Joseph R. Biden has accomplished this arduous task in 544 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  71. 2022 Monday C: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 10,452,333 confirmed cases, 93,121 confirmed deaths, and 9,584,065 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 6,711,131 confirmed cases, 76,823 confirmed deaths, and 6,323,373 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 317,540 confirmed cases, 1,535 confirmed deaths, and 297,099 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,709,156 confirmed cases, 13,463 confirmed deaths, and 1,617,765 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., the seventeenth from the top- Wisconsin: they have 1,754,646 confirmed cases, 14,859 confirmed deaths, and 1,692,878 confirmed recoveries. [xxiii]   
  72. 2022 Monday D: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,518,516 confirmed cases, 11,181 confirmed deaths, and 4,443,356 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other place in the world- Bahrain, 80th place on the list: 650,625 cases of the virus, 1,506 confirmed death and 637,954 confirmed recoveries. [xxiv]                       
  73. 2022 Monday E: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 31,072.61, DOWN 215.65 points (-0.69%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,360.05 DOWN 92.37 points (-0.81%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,830.85, DOWN 32.31 points (-0.84%).  On the world markets, the Nikkei 225 Index numbers are: 26,993.95 UP 205.48 points (+0.77%).  As for the Deutsche Boerse DAX Index, the numbers are: 12,959.81 UP 95.09 points (+0.74%).  The Shanghai SE Composite Index is: 3,278.68 down 0.57 (-0.017%).  Finally, the S&P BSE Sensex Index is: 54,521.15, UP 760.37 (+1.41%). 
  74. 2022 Monday F: Commodities/Precious and Rare Metals: The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $102.61 per barrel, +0.01 (+0.01%).  The price of GOLD is $1,705.50 per troy oz., -4.70 (-0.27%) while the price of SILVER is $18.55 per troy ounce, -0.29 (-1.54%).  The price of PLATINUM is $843.20 per troy oz, -12.80 (-1.50%) while the price of COPPER is $3.29 per pound, -0.06 (-1.67%).[xxv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $1,869.14 per troy oz., +14.29 (+0.77%). The price of RHODIUM is $14,000.00 per troy oz., +100.00 (+0.72%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,115,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,435.00 per USD/T, +91.00 (+3.88%). The price of ZINC is $2,992.50 per USD/T., +61.00 (+2.08%).   The price of COCOA is $2,329.00 per USD/T, +8.00 (+0.34%).  The price of COFFEE is $216.30 per USD/T, +12.60 (+6.19%).  The price of CORN is $606.25 per USD/T, 0.00 (-0.98%).  The price of LUMBER is $640.80 USD 1,000 board feet -41.20 (-6.04).[xxvi]   
  75. 2022 Monday G: Currency Conversions of the Day: Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000045.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.75 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.99 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.44, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 56.35 of theirs.    In French Pacific Franc, one greenback equals 117.59 and, in Gambian Dalasi, one U.S. dollar equals 54.10 and in Georgian Lari, one dollar equals 2.81 of theirs. [xxvii]     
  76. 2022 Monday H: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.897 per gallon, $4.255 in Florida, $5.599 in Hawaii, and $5.236 in Washington state.[xxviii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Alabama- $4.093.  We are going to do something else that is absurdly amusing- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next place on the list has the 111th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Sri Lanka: $5.773 per U.S. Gallon.[xxix] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,589,810,366,388 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Thailand, the 22nd largest holder of U.S. debt is Germany.  This country holds $75,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  77. 2022 Monday I: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $50.75 (2) AstraZeneca: $66.37 (3) Novavax: $51.97 (4) Merck & Company: $92.34 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $174.23  (6) BioNTech: $161.03 (7) Moderna: $163.40.
  78. 2022 Monday J: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $89.80 (2) Boeing: $147.42 (3) General Dynamics: $209.79 (4) Lockheed Martin: $387.28 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $449.26.
  79. 2022 Monday K: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $24.69 (2) DuPont: $54.36 (3) 3M: $128.91 (4) Honeywell: $170.95  (5) Teijen: $1,404.00.
  80. 2022 Monday L: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $25.41 (2) Beyond Meat: $34.68  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $71.71.
  81. 2022 Monday M: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $128.77 (2) Lowe’s: $185.79 (3) Home Depot: $293.05 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $516.30 (5) Amazon: $113.76.
  82. 2022 Monday N: California Lottery Results-Powerball Monday Night Draw– here are the results for the Powerball Draw #1016 with a jackpot of $89 million up for grabs: 02, 09, 13, 29, 36, and Powerball 05.  Out of 34,932 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $4,536 apiece.
  83. 2022 Monday O: It appears that the illegitimate ‘president’ Joe Biden’s world is imploding.  His wife, the faux first lady (so they call her) is blasting the Dems for not supporting her crumbling husband’s collapsing regime.  Still, we must stagger through another four months until this neutered loser and his extremely corrupt wife become totally meaningless, lame duck losers and another two years before we can send them packing.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0895 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “My Favorite View.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The next Beach Boys album came out on February 01, 2000, the wonderful “The Greatest Hits Volume 3- the Best of the Brother Years 1970-1986.”  This release picks up where the previous ‘best of’ compilation left off: beginning with “Sunflower.”  The tunes included here feature (1) “Add Some Music to Your Day” (2) “Susie Cincinnati” (3) “This Whole World” (4) “Long Promised Road” (5) “Disney Girls (1957)” (6) “Till I Die” (7) “Surf’s Up” (8) “Marcella” and (9) “Sail On, Sailor.”  Next, we have (10) “The Trader” (11) “California Saga” (12) “Rock-and-Roll Music” (13) “It’s Okay” (14) “Honkin’ Down the Highway” (15) “Peggy Sue” (16) “Good Timin’” (17) “Goin’ On” (18) “Come Go With Me” (19) “Getcha Back” and (20) “California Dreamin’.”  This is a superb repackaging of the band’s music through one of its most prolific periods of growth, of innovation, and of genius.  We hope you will seek this one out at your favorite site for the best in rock-and-roll music.  Seek it out and enjoy.

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

[ii] 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.

[iii] Not sure when we will promote the music of Brian Auger and his various groups but one day, we sure hope the heck we do.

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

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

[vi] We 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.

[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.

[vii] We shared the music of the Flamin’ Groovies beginning on Thursday, 25-November-2010 through Sunday, 02-January-2011.  We hope you will check them out and enjoy.

[viii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xx] 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)

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

[xxii] See BNO News – Monkeypox Tracker.

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

[xxiv] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

192. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 11, 2022

2005 Monday: In Xinjiang province in western China, a mine explosion kills at least 22 miners while another 35 were rescued. Sadly, another 30 or so are still missing. Most likely, these were Uighur slaves.

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192. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 11, 2022:

President John Quincy Adams; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Howard Taft; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson; U.S. Secretary of State John Quincy Adams; U.S. Senator Ed Markey; Bon Jovi featuring Richie Sambora, the Grassroots featuring Rob Grill, Leon Spinks (v. Muhammad Ali), “Honky-Tonk Women” by the Rolling Stones, and Thin Lizzy featuring Ricky Warwick:

  1. 155 Friday: The reign of the 10th Roman Catholic Pope St. Pius I ends on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on January 11, 140, and guided his flock on its quest to be one with Christ until today.  His successor- the 11th leader of all Christendom- St. Anicetus- picked up his Holy Cross and carried it forward until April 20, 166.
  2. 1276 Saturday: The reign of the 186th Roman Catholic Pope Adrian V begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until August 18 of this year.
  3. 1533 Tuesday: Due to divorcing his wife and establishing the Church of England, Pope Clement VII excommunicates British monarch Henry VIII.
  4. 1742 Wednesday: Condemning the disciplining actions of the Jesuits in China, the 247th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XIV issues a papal decree against them. 
  5. 1767 Saturday: John Quincy Adams, a future Federalist, then a Democratic-Republican, then a National Republican, then an Anti-Masonic before finally becoming a Whig and future sixth president of the United States, is born in Braintree, Massachusetts.  He would also serve the nation as its 8th U.S. secretary of state.  In this capacity, he would serve under President James Monroe from September 22, 1817, until March 04, 1825.
  6. 1786 Tuesday: Morocco agreed to stop attacking American ships in the Mediterranean Sea for a payment of $10,000.  Up until then, swarms of Arab ships pirated by fanatical Muslim lunatics would attack lone American vessels, rob them of cargo, and enslave the sailors.
  7. 1789 Saturday: The United States Marine Corps was formally established by a congressional act that also created the U.S. Marine Band.
  8. 1798 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress reestablished The United States Marine Corps through the passage of “An Act for Establishing a Marine Corps,” which also created the U.S. Marine Band.  An act passed by the Continental Congress on November 10, 1775, commissioned the Marine Corps originally.  
  9. 1804 Wednesday: Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounded former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton during a pistol duel in Weehawken, New Jersey.
  10. 1812 Saturday: During the War of 1812, the United States launches an invasion of Canada across the Detroit Frontier.  Although somewhat successful at first, the Canucks would rally and push back the invaders which made it impossible for the U.S. to incorporate all of Canada into the United States.  Sad.
  11. 1848 Tuesday: In London, England, the Waterloo Train Station opens for business.
  12. 1859 Monday: Big Ben, the great bell inside the London clock tower chimed for the first time.
  13. 1864 Monday: Confederate forces led by General Jubal Early commenced an invasion of Washington, D.C.; however, they retreated the following day due to the arrival of Union reinforcements.  
  14. 1889 Thursday: In Mexico, Tijuana becomes not only a city but an international den of iniquity.  Americans would flock there for the powerful booze, the hot but diseased chicks, and gambling tables.  Que la chingas!
  15. 1905 Tuesday: Black intellectuals in the United States organize the Niagara Movement at Niagara Falls, New York.
  16. 1914 Saturday: Babe Ruth made his Major League Baseball debut, pitching the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians.
  17. 1915 Sunday: During World War I, the German battle cruiser “Konigsberg,” sinks off Dar-es-Salam, Africa.  Meanwhile, the Chicago Sunday Tribune ran an article titled. “Blues is Jazz and Jazz is Blues.”  (It’s believed to be one of the earliest, if not the earliest uses of the word “jazz” as a musical term in a newspaper).
  18. 1921 Monday: The 10th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Howard Taft (69th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice) assumed his position on the high court on this date.  A former president, President Warren G. Harding nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Chief Justice Edwin Douglass White’s seat.  Taft would serve the nation from today until February 03, 1930.
  19. 1922 Tuesday: The Hollywood Bowl officially opened with a program called “Symphonies under the Stars” with Alfred Hertz conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
  20. 1934 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt becomes the first sitting U.S. president to travel through the Panama Canal.  Less than 70 years later, the U.S. would abandon the canal thanks to a treaty engineered by President Jimmy Carter.  Worse, the Chi-Coms would be running the canal on behalf of the Panamanians.
  21. 1937 Sunday: Famed American composer and pianist, George Gershwin died from a brain tumor in a Los Angeles hospital at age 38 on this date.
  22. 1941 Friday: The 82nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert H. Jackson assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of Associate Justice Harlan F. Stone.  Jackson served from today until October 09, 1954. 
  23. 1943 Sunday: During World War II, the U.S. 45th Division captures the airport at Comiso, Sicily; however, the German Hermann Goering Panzer Division launches a stiff counterattack.  Meanwhile, in the USSR, the Battle of Kursk enters its seventh day as the Axis throws everything it has against the Soviet defenses while the Soviets repeatedly counterattack.
  24. 1944 Tuesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt announces he will run for a fourth term.   Of course, many Americans are horrified at the idea, especially since they were appalled at his third run.  NO American president had ever run for more than two terms in the White House because President George Washington did NOT run for more than two terms.  Still, World War II was continuing, and many were fearful of ‘changing horses in the middle of the stream.’
  25. 1946 Thursday: In Malden, Massachusetts, future U.S. senator representing his home state, Ed Markey, Democrat, is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on July 16, 2013, and would prove to be one of the worst, far-left liberal lunatic senators in the once august body.  Worse, to keep a grip on his seat, he would side with nuts like Sandy Cortez, the dingbat from New York.  
  26. 1948 Sunday: During the War of Independence, the Arabs bombard Jerusalem from the air.  This would lead to the Israelis lighting up Cairo.
  27. 1952 Friday: General Dwight D. Eisenhower is nominated for the GOP presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention and Richard M. Nixon for vice president.
  28. 1953 Saturday: Leon Spinks, heavyweight boxer famous for beating Muhammad Ali, was born on this date in St. Louis, Missouri.  Over the course of his professional career, he would compile a record of 46 fights, 26 wins (14 KOs) 17 losses, and no  draws.
  29. 1954 Sunday: The first White Citizens Council organizes in Indianola, Mississippi.
  30. 1955 Monday: The U.S. Congress authorizes all United States money to bear the inscription, “In God We Trust.”  Meanwhile at Lowry, Colorado, military authorities dedicated the U.S. Air Force Academy.
  31. 1959 Saturday: In Perth Amboy, New Jersey, future longtime guitarist with Bon Jovi- Richie Sambora- is born.  He would also pursue a solo career.
  32. 1960 Monday: The novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee was first published by J.B. Lippincott and Company.  
  33. 1962 Wednesday: The first transatlantic TV transmission went through the Telstar I satellite.
  34. 1966 Monday: In Northern Ireland, future lead guitarist and vocalist, Ricky Warwick, with the Anglo-Irish American hard rock band, Thin Lizzy[i], is born.  He would perform with the group from 2010 to the present.
  35. 1969 Friday: The Rolling Stones[ii] release the single, “Honky-tonk Women.”  When fans heard it on the radio, they went insane over it, so great was the song with its lyrics about loose women, altered states of mind, and its clattering cowbell, sales soared almost immediately.  We hope everyone seeks this tune and the album on which it appeared, “The Rolling Stones Greatest Hits, Volume 2 Through the Past Darkly” out wherever it is you shop for the absolute best in rock music.
  36. 1972 Tuesday: The World Chess Championship opened as grandmasters Bobby Fischer of the United States and defending champion Boris Spassky of the Soviet Union began play in Reykjavik, Iceland.  After 21 games, Fischer won the championship.
  37. 1975 Friday: Chinese archaeologists discover a three-acre burial site with more than 6,000 clay statues of warriors dating as early as 221 B.C.  NO one knows who created them or left them there.  Some speculate space aliens had a hand in it.
  38. 1977 Monday: In a White House ceremony, President Jimmy Carter awarded the Medal of Freedom posthumously to Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
  39. 1979 Wednesday: The abandoned U.S. space station Skylab made a spectacular return to Earth, burning up in the atmosphere and showering debris over the Indian Ocean and Australia.
  40. 1985 Thursday: Nolan Ryan of the Houston Astros became the first major league pitcher to record 4,000 strikeouts in a career.  Ryan began the game with 3,993 strikeouts, seven shy of 4,000.  He struck out New York Mets player Danny Heep at the beginning of the 6th inning and then struck out the two subsequent batters to give himself 4,002 strikeouts.  You go, Nolan, you go. [iii]
  41. 1987 Saturday: Bo Jackson signed a contract to play football for the Los Angeles Raiders for five years while continuing to play baseball for the Kansas City Royals.
  42. 1988 Monday: Nine people were killed when suspected Palestinian gunmen attacked hundreds of tourists aboard a Greek cruise ship, the City of Poros, which was steaming toward a marina in suburban Athens.
  43. 1991 Thursday: In Hawaii, the people witness a total solar eclipse.  (My family and I were there!  Chef Cheryl La Tigre).
  44. 1995 Tuesday: The U.N.-designated “safe haven” of Srebrenica in Bosnia-Herzegovina fell to Bosnian Serb forces that then carried out the killings of 8,000 Muslim men and boys.  Elsewhere, full diplomatic relations resumed between the U.S. and Vietnam.  
  45. 1995 Tuesday: A U.S. Air Force jet flew over the Antarctic and dropped off emergency medical supplies for Dr. Jerri Nelson after she had discovered a lump in her breast.  She was working at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Research Center.
  46. 2005 Monday: In Xinjiang province in western China, a mine explosion kills at least 22 miners while another 35 were rescued.  Sadly, another 30 or so are still missing. Most likely, these lost miners were Uighur slaves, imprisoned unfairly by a harsh communist regime.  We believe the Chi-Coms to be Nationalist Socialists, i.e., Nazis, because they are seeking to conquer the world, to have a slave-based culture, and to exterminate those with whom they disagree: religious minorities, ethnicities, and other societal misfits, i.e., homosexuals, the disabled, and the mentally deficient.
  47. 2006 Tuesday: As Israel continues weathering criticism about how badly the Palestinians are supposedly treated says that there are not food shortages or medicine shortages even though the terminals supplying the Gaza Strip are under constant threat of attack nearly every day by terrorists.  The Hamas thugs want the people to suffer so they can then point to them, “See!  See!  The Israelis are mean to us, wah, wah, wah!”
  48. 2007 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of Libya upholds the death sentences of six Bulgarian nurses and one Palestinian doctor who had been tried and convicted of deliberately infecting more than 400 children with HIV-AIDS.  Who the f**k would do something as despicable as this?
  49. 2008 Friday: The Chi-Com authorities inform restaurant owners in Beijing NOT to serve any dog meat on its menus during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics but donkey meat and other exotics like bats and scorpions are fine.  Enjoy.  (In 2020 when Xi Jinping let the bat flu loose upon the world, they had the nerve to point fingers at the Wuhan wet market when in fact, it came out of the Wuhan Institute of Virology).
  50. 2009 Saturday: U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama addresses the parliament of the nation of Ghana today.
  51. 2010 Sunday: Colton Harris-Moore, the so-called “Barefoot Bandit,” is apprehended by the authorities in the Bahamas.   Elsewhere, in Kampala, Uganda, Al-Shabab carries out a terrorist bombing after pledging its loyalty to al-Qaida that kills at least 64 poor souls and messes up the lives of numerous others.
  52. 2011 Monday:  The Republic of Korea announces plans to conduct midair refueling drills with the U.S. Air Force in 2011.  Meanwhile, in Mt. Dora, Florida, long-time member of the Grass Roots[iv]— Rob Grill (lead vocals/bass 1967-77 / 1980-2011)—dies from complications of a stroke; he was just 67 years old.  Elsewhere, the Knesset in Israel announces a law that will punish any Israeli citizen or organization that boycotts Jewish settlements in the West Bank.  Bravo for you!
  53. 2012 Wednesday:  Astronomers announce the discovery of the fifth moon of Pluto S/2012 P1.  Meanwhile, the GOP-controlled U.S. House of Representatives in another show of bravado but which is little more than an empty exercise votes for the 33rd time to repeal President Barack Hussein Obama’s signature achievement, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka the PPACA or Obamacare for short.  Wow.  Waste time doing nothing you losers.
  54. 2013 Thursday: The NASA New Horizons team release photos of Pluto’s largest moon, Chiron, showing that it is the size of Texas and covered in ice.  Elsewhere, exiled Iranians produce information for the global press that shows the IRG thugs have nuclear facilities buried beneath a mountain near the town of Damavand.  Time to drop some bunker-busting nukes on the site.
  55. 2014 Friday: LeBron James, former member of the Miami Heat, announces he will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the town he abandoned several years earlier, so he could win an NBA ring in Miami.  Elsewhere, after a dispute with Iraq’s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki goes unresolved, Kurdish members of parliament bolt the government and return home where the Peshmerga takes control of two northern oil fields.
  56. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, Greece continues negotiations with its creditors after refusing proposed austerity measures; however, the Greek government proposal includes reforms like those rejected by voters in a recent referendum.  Elsewhere, Boko Haram continues causing problems in the African nation of Chad, particularly in the nation’s capital city of N’Djamena.  A terrorist dressed in a burqa detonates a bomb that delivers at least 14 people kicking and screaming to hang with Allah far sooner than any of them planned while leaving loads more wishing they have gone, too.  What the hell is wrong with these savages?  Others of their ilk attack Maiduguri in Nigeria, killing at least one person and leaving others injured.
  57. 2016 Monday:  The governor of Nagaland, India, announces a ban on all dog meat sold as food.  Up until now, the people of this distant Indian state imported dogs as a delicacy.  From this point forward, it must stop.  Good for them.  Now, if ONLY the Chinese would follow suit and close their infamous wet markets where plague after plague after plague emanates.  Meanwhile, the U.S. says it’s going to send an additional 500 troops to clean up President Barack Hussein Obama’s mess in Iraq what with the ISIS garbage running amok.
  58. 2017 Tuesday: Emails released by Donald Trump Jr. revealed that he’d been told before meeting with a Russian attorney during the presidential campaign that the Russian government had information that could “incriminate” Hillary Clinton.  MSNBC “Morning Joe” (a pitiful show if ever one existed with two morons for the price of one hosting it) and former Republican (RINO) Rep. Joe Scarborough announced that he was leaving the Republican Party (good riddance), partly because of its loyalty to President Donald J. Trump.  Joe, you were never a Republican in the first place, merely a traitorous POS. 
  59. 2018 Wednesday: Always having to outdo everyone else, communist China claims to have discovered in the western part of the country where the Uighurs live the oldest stone tools outside Africa.  Estimated to be around 2.12 million years ago, made by early hominids.  Elsewhere, near the Afghan town of Kunduz, the Taliban carries out an attack on Afghan police killing at least 29 of them and wounding loads of others.
  60. 2019 Thursday: In Pueblo, Mexico, the final Volkswagen Beetles roll off the assembly line, a line of cars that began 80 years earlier.  Meanwhile, thanks to the economic mastery of President Donald J. Trump, the Stock Market hits new peaks what with the DOW Jones Industrial Average surpassing 27,000 points and the S&P 500 hitting 3,000 points.  Keep it up, Mr. President, keep it up.  Meanwhile, Tommy Robison, famed British conservative freedom fighter, receives a prison sentence of nine months in the slammer for contempt of court minus 10 weeks-time served.  His supporters protest in the streets.
  61. 2020 Saturday: 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, you know, the Chinese “gift” that won’t stop giving, statistics for today: 12,507,849 confirmed cases, UP 134,127, 560,460 confirmed deaths, UP 3,597, and 6,890,914 confirmed recoveries, UP 104,718.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 3,290,994 confirmed cases, UP 75,920 new cases, 136,621 confirmed deaths, UP 912, and 970,345 confirmed recoveries, UP 15,107.  Next, in the three states where the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 304,297 confirmed cases, 6,851 confirmed deaths, but thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom being little more than a festering POS, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 1,130 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 840 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 39,218 confirmed cases, 1,424 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t list the number of confirmed recoveries.
  62. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 187,538,384 confirmed cases, +350,136, 4,046,908 confirmed deaths, +5,921 and 171,449,408 confirmed recoveries, +341,307.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,731,593 confirmed cases, UP 8,046 from yesterday’s reporting, 622,845 confirmed deaths, UP 35,[v] and 29,242,181 confirmed recoveries, UP 8,469.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  63. 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 304,485 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 154,710 deaths  
  64. 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: 3,835,861 confirmed cases, 63,877 confirmed deaths, and 2,078,500 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,406,727 confirmed cases, 38,157 confirmed deaths, and 2,240,417 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,379 confirmed cases, 521 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 457,381 confirmed cases, 6,052 confirmed deaths, and 227,404 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Veterans Affairs: they have 267,627 confirmed cases, 12,537 confirmed deaths, and 253,382 confirmed recoveries. [vii]    
  65. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 846,134 confirmed cases, 6,438 confirmed deaths, and 835,661 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Mali, 145th country on the list: 14,270 cases of the virus, 133 confirmed deaths and 13,656 confirmed recoveries. [viii]     
  66. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,870.16, UP 448.23 points (+1.30%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,701.92, UP 142.13 points (+0.98%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,369.55, UP 48.73 points (+1.13%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $74.63 per barrel, +0.07 (+0.09%).  The price of GOLD is $1,808.60 per troy oz., -2.00 (-0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $26.19 per troy ounce, -0.05 (-0.19%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,098.90 per troy oz, +3.20 (+0.29%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, -0.00 (-0.08%). [ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,809.34 per troy oz, +3.55 (+0.13%). [x] The price of RHODIUM is $18,300.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-3.17%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,495.75 per troy oz., +43.50 (+1.77%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.86.     In Albanian Lek, one greenback equals 102.81 and in Algerian Dinar, a buck equals 134.20 and in Argentine Peso, one dollar equals 95.94 of theirs. [xii]        
  67. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.312 per gallon, $3.007 in Florida, $4.046 in Hawaii, and $3.830 in Washington state. [xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- West Virginia: $3.045.  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- Mexico: $4.217 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,509,948,392,347 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Brazil, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Switzerland with $256 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 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, today is Day #110 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be holding this gig and her 16th day since her one and only visit to the El Paso Sector, perhaps among the quietest places on the border.  Anyhow, here are the stats as presented by One America News today as to the magnitude of both the extent of the illegal alien invasion and its cost for the American people.  Here we go: (1) Cost this Day of caring for the infestation of illegal aliens: $702,955,520.  Next, (2) here is the cost this year of caring for the human refuse flowing across the border this year: $210,018,074,624.  Third, here are the numbers for illegals who have snuck their way across the border and into the United States this year alone: 2,152,517.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate for the massive numbers of illegals in the country as of this day: 36,152,516.  As everyone knows who has followed our website since its inception back in early 2009, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day estimated back then- 12 years ago- the number to be around 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the numbers to be closer to 75-100 million.  We must round up this garbage and bulldoze it back across the border into Mexico just as we must lay in minefields, razor wire along the banks of the Rio Grande and down its center just north of the dividing line between drug-infested Mexico and the United States.  We also must lay in razor wire across the deserts just as we must dig and maintain all manner of obstacles and trenches with which to stymie the invasion forces.  Some of us believe we should seed the Rio Grande with alligator pups or piranha fish.  We must seed the dry land with as many rattlesnakes and other poisonous reptiles so we can halt the tidal wave of illegals flooding our country.  If we don’t, the country will be lost and the Third World will be running the show.  Meanwhile, Arizona border officials apprehend more than 100 illegal aliens dumped along the border without any sorts of supplies to keep them from dying in the desert.
  69. 2021 Sunday G: Political News I– At CPAC 2021 in Dallas, Texas, Donald Trump Jr. slams CNN for being a spewer of FAKE NEWS as well as Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and crack-addicted and known pedophile, Hunter Biden.  Light ‘em up, we say.  Meanwhile, prior to coming to CPAC, himself, President Donald J. Trump received a huge warm welcome in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Upon his arrival in Dallas and taking the stage, the 45th president gave a barnburner of a speech in which he made it extremely clear: he is fighting on behalf of the American people.  God bless him.  Moving on, House Republicans are requesting an investigation into COVID-19 fraud.  Finally, Fort Pelosi is coming down as fencing surrounding the U.S. Capitol is being hauled away today.  Wow.
  70. 2021 Sunday H: Human-Caused Disasters– The cost to replace a collapsed bridge in Washington, D.C., will cost $25 million.  Is it not amazing how our own capital’s infrastructure is in dire straits?  Elsewhere, the death toll in the Surfside, Florida, condo collapse has now hit 90.  Speaking of Florida, the Miami-Dade County courthouse in the Miami has been shut down over structural integrity concerns.  Meanwhile, the Oregon Bootleg Fire doubles in size since Friday.
  71. 2021 Sunday I: Moron News I– “Kooky Kamala” Harris is our subject for today’s Moron News.  Every time this tittering crow, this laughing jackal, this shrieking hyena, this gibbering phony opens her mouth, something surprising spills out like fecal matter does a starling’s ass.  Whining and crying about states cleaning up their voting laws and cleansing the rolls of dead voters, illegal alien voters, felons, and others unqualified to vote, she said that people living in rural communities will have challenging times sending in mail-in ballots because folks living in these areas lack…’photocopiers?’  What the hell is wrong with this nattering jaybird, this cackling toad, this prating POS?  Every time she opens her mouth, she provides the answer to anyone considering using the 25th Amendment to get Methuselah out of the White House as to WHY they can’t.  She is as stupid as Sandy “The Fly” Cortez, known to some as AOC.
  72. 2021 Sunday J: Sports News I– In Game 3 of the 2021 NBA Finals, the Milwaukee Bucks come roaring back and beat the Phoenix Suns 120-100.  The Suns lead the series 2 games to 1.
  73. 2022 Monday:  We hope today will be a slow news day.  Stick around and discover the news along with us…

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This artwork is #0888 a 30” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Cactus Country.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The record company owning the Beach Boys discography- Capitol Records- compiled their next compilation album, “Perfect Harmony,” and put it out on December 20, 1997.  There are 15 tunes on this album, stripped down to present a fuller vocal sound because the Beach Boys were the absolute greatest harmony band.  This one is for collectors and completists but if you have yet to introduce the music of this famed group, there are better choice one can buy.  We hope you will seek this one out, whether at Amazon.com, AllMusic, Discogs, and/or eBay.  See if it’s right for you and if you, spend a few bucks and add it to your nonstop growing collection.

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

[ii] We 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.

[iii] Please visit the following link: July 11- Nolan Ryan gets his 4,000th Strikeout (sportsaday.com).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

189. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 08, 2022

39. 1943 Thursday: On the fourth day of the massive tank-and-air battle at Kursk, in the Soviet Union, German Field Marshal Walter Model commits the last Axis tank reserves in a desperate bid to win the battle. Carnage is horrendous what with tens of thousands killed by the hour. Smoke billows from the shells of destroyed tanks, tanks the Russians can replace which the Germans cannot.

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189. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 08, 2022:

Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, U.S. Attorney General James P. McGranery, the Allman Brothers Band featuring Jai “Jaimoe” Johanny Johnson, the Electric Light Orchestra featuring Colin Walker, the Soft Machine featuring Roy Babbington, and Chef Wolfgang Puck:

  1. 951 Thursday: The city of Paris is founded.
  2. 1099 Saturday: During the First Crusade, Christian soldiers marched around the occupied city of Jerusalem before launching their attack.  Behind the walls, the Mohammedans holding the walls laughed and jeered at them.  Little did they know that when the Crusaders finally stormed the city, many of the jihadists would be put to the sword.
  3. 1153 Wednesday: The reign of the 167th Roman Catholic Pope Eugene III comes to an end on this date.  Eugene first picked up Holy Cross and pontifical duties on February 15, 1145 and guided his global flock until today.
  4. 1497 Thursday: Vasco de Gama departs Lisbon, Portugal, bound for India around the Horn of Africa.
  5. 1608 Tuesday: Samuel de Champlain established the first French settlement around Quebec.
  6. 1623 Saturday: After 2 years and 149 days, the reign of the 234th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XV ends.  He first became pontiff on February 09, 1621 and guided the Holy Roman Catholic Church until today.
  7. 1654 Wednesday: The first Jewish colonist to arrive in the American Colonies, Jacob Barsimmon, arrives in Manhattan. 
  8. 1663 Sunday: King Charles II of England granted a Royal Charter to Rhode Island.
  9. 1693 Wednesday: The City of New York authorized the first uniforms for police officers.
  10. 1709 Monday: Peter the Great defeated Charles XII at Poltava, Ukraine, which effectively ended the dominance of Sweden and ended its empire.
  11. 1755 Tuesday: Britain broke off diplomatic relations with France over rising tensions between the two world powers over their colonies in the New World.
  12. 1758 Saturday: During the French and Indian Wars (the Seven Years War), British and Colonial troops assault the French and Native American fortifications at Fort Ticonderoga, New York.
  13. 1776 Monday: Colonel John Nixon gave the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence outside the State House (now Independence Hall) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  14. 1777 Tuesday: Vermont becomes the first state to abolish slavery and permits male suffrage.
  15. 1792 Sunday: France declares war on Prussia and Austria on this date.  Austria had brought troops up to the border it shared with France and threatened invasion (although it did not initiate one).  France- offended at the actions of the Austrians- said to hell with this and declared war on the Austrians and added Austria’s ally Prussia to the mix.  France always hated Prussia.  The reason the Austrians’ threatened invasion is that France was mired in its revolution and its revolutionary attitudes- much like the Bolsheviks in 1917 and onward- wanted to spread its craziness to other countries that simply weren’t having none of it.
  16. 1795 Wednesday: Kent County Free School changed its name to Washington College.  It was the first college to bear the name of the nation’s first president, George Washington.
  17. 1796 Friday: The United States State Department issues the first passports to citizens heading abroad.
  18. 1797 Saturday: The U.S. Senate rules against Senator William Blount of Tennessee in the first impeachment and trial of a U.S. official and expels him immediately.
  19. 1800 Tuesday: Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse inoculates his son with the first cowpox vaccination in England.  Much to everyone’s amazement, the boy did not die but survived.  
  20. 1815 Saturday: Louis XVIII returned to Paris after the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte.
  21. 1833 Monday: Russia and Turkey sign a mutual defense treaty.
  22. 1853 Friday: An expedition led by Commodore Matthew Perry arrived in Tokyo Bay, Japan, on a mission to seek diplomatic and trade relations with the Japanese.
  23. 1861 Monday: Confederate General Henry Hopkins Sibley becomes commander of the New Mexico Territory’s Rebel forces.
  24. 1865 Saturday: C. E. Barnes patented the machine gun.  The thing is, this was NOT a ‘machine gun’ but an automatic cannon– can you imagine? [i]
  25. 1870 Friday: The U.S. Congress authorizes the control and the issuance of trademarks.
  26. 1876 Saturday: In Hamburg, South Carolina, white supremacists- aka DEMOCRATS- attack black Republicans killing 5 of them and wounding others.  
  27. 1879 Tuesday: The first ship to use electric lights sailed from San Francisco, CA.
  28. 1881 Friday: Edward Berner, a druggist in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, poured chocolate syrup on ice cream in a dish.  To this time chocolate syrup had only been used in making ice cream sodas.
  29. 1889 Monday: The Wall Street Journal began publishing on this date in history.  Elsewhere, John L. Sullivan defeated Jake Kilrain, in the last bare-knuckle fight.  The bout lasted a whopping 75 rounds.
  30. 1892 Friday: At Worcester, Massachusetts, the founding members organize the American Psychological Association.
  31. 1895 Monday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, future 61st U.S. Attorney General James P. McGranery is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Harry S. Truman from April 04, 1952, until January 20, 1953.
  32. 1907 Monday: Florins Ziegfeld staged his first “Follies” on the roof of the New York Theater.
  33. 1908 Wednesday: Future 41st vice president of the United States—Republican, Nelson Rockefeller who would serve under President Gerald R. Ford—was born on this date in Bar Harbor, Maine.  Rockefeller became vice president on December 19, 1974 and served until January 20, 1977.
  34. 1911 Saturday: Cowgirl “Two-Gun Nan” Aspinwall became the first woman to make a solo trip by horse across the United States, arriving in New York 10 months after departing San Francisco.
  35. 1919 Tuesday: President Woodrow Wilson received a tumultuous welcome in New York City after returning from the Versailles Peace Conference in France.
  36. 1923 Sunday: Republican President Warren G. Harding becomes the first sitting president to visit Alaska.  Note: a Republican did this, not a Democrat.
  37. 1940 Monday: In Kempston, Bedfordshire, UK, future bassist and vocalist with the British band, the Soft Machine[ii]– Roy Babbington- is born.
  38. 1941 Tuesday: As the Axis juggernaut steams forward through the Baltic states, the occupiers require that ALL Jews wear yellow stars for easy identification. 
  39. 1943 Thursday: On the fourth day of the massive tank-and-air battle at Kursk, in the Soviet Union, German Field Marshal Walter Model commits the last Axis tank reserves in a desperate bid to win the battle.  Carnage is horrendous what with tens of thousands killed by the hour.  Smoke billows from the shells of destroyed tanks, tanks the Russians can replace which the Germans cannot. 
  40. 1944 Saturday: Future Allman Brothers Band[iii] drummer, Johnny “Jaimoe” Johnson is born on this date in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
  41. 1947 Tuesday: Demolition work began in New York City for the new permanent headquarters of the United Nations.  Meanwhile, a New Mexico newspaper, the Roswell Daily Record, quoted officials at Roswell Army Airfield as saying they had recovered a “flying saucer” that crashed onto a ranch; officials then said it was actually a weather balloon.  To this day and rightly so there are millions who believe what fell to Earth was alien spaceship carrying extraterrestrial beings.
  42. 1948 Thursday: Colin Walker—future cellist with the British rock band, Electric Light Orchestra[iv] from 1972-1974—was born in Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire, England on this date.
  43. 1949 Friday: Famed future chef, Wolfgang Puck, was born in Austria on this date.  
  44. 1950 Saturday: President Harry S. Truman named General Douglas McArthur commander-in-chief of the United Nations forces in Korea; however, the president had to sack the general nine months later due to his insubordination in that he almost caused nuclear war between the U.S., China, and Russia.
  45. 1953 Wednesday: Notre Dame announced that the next five years of its football games would appear in theaters over closed-circuit TV.
  46. 1960 Friday: The Soviet Union charged Gary Powers, whom the Russian military shot down in his U-2 spy plane, with espionage. 
  47. 1962 Sunday: Just after midnight local time, Alitalia Flight 771, a DC-8, crashed as it was approaching Bombay (Mumbai), India, killing all 94 people on board it. 
  48. 1963 Monday: Over rising tensions between the United States and Cuba, the federal government froze all Cuban assets within the country.
  49. 1965 Thursday: Canadian Pacific Air Lines Flight 21, a Douglas DC-6B, crashed in British Columbia after the tail separated from the fuselage; all 52 people aboard the flight died in the mishap in what authorities said was the result of an apparent bombing.
  50. 1968 Monday: The Egyptian and Israeli Armies conduct artillery duels along the Suez Canal.
  51. 1970 Wednesday: Jim Ray Hart of the San Francisco Giants became the first National League player in 59 seasons to collect six runs-batted-in during a single inning.
  52. 1972 Saturday: The Nixon administration announced a deal to sell $750 million in grain to the Soviet Union.  However, the Soviets were also engaged in secretly buying subsidized American grain, resulting in what critics dubbed “The Great Grain Robbery.”
  53. 1975 Tuesday: President Gerald R. Ford announced he would seek a second term of office.
  54. 1981 Wednesday: The Solar Challenger became the first solar-powered airplane to fly across the English Channel.
  55. 1986 Tuesday: Kurt Waldheim underwent inauguration as the president of Austria despite controversy over his alleged ties to Nazi war crimes.  Elsewhere, Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, widely regarded as the father of the nuclear Navy, died in Arlington, Virginia.
  56. 1994 Friday: Kim Il Sung, North Korea’s communist dictator since 1948, died at age 82.
  57. 1997 Tuesday: NATO invites Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic to join the organization.  Elsewhere, Kurt Waldheim took the oath of office as the president of Austria despite controversy over his ALLEGED ties to Nazi war crimes.
  58. 1999 Thursday: NATO invited Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic to join the alliance.
  59. 2003 Tuesday: Sudan Airways Flight 139 crashes near Port Sudan, resulting in the loss of 116 people.
  60. 2004 Thursday: Venus Williams beat Lindsay Davenport 6-3, 7-6 (3) for her first Grand Slam title, becoming the first black female champion at Wimbledon since Althea Gibson in 1957-58.  
  61. 2007 Sunday: Boeing launches its newest aircraft Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
  62. 2011 Friday: Space Shuttle Atlantis blasts off to conduct the final mission of the NASA space shuttle program.  Elsewhere, former first lady Betty Ford died in Rancho Mirage at age 93.       
  63. 2013 Monday: Pope Francis condemns the “Global indifference” to the plight of immigrants who have drowned trying to reach Europe; he honors them in a mass held on Lampedusa, the largest island of the Italian Pelage Islands in the Mediterranean Sea.  Elsewhere, the mission of the NASA Curiosity Mars rover begins as it makes way to its destination and drives to Mount Sharp.  Meanwhile, three women who had been held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade broke their public silence in a YouTube video; in it, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight thanked the public for the encouragement and financial support allowing them to restart their lives.  Their captor, Ariel Castro, a piece of shit, committed suicide in prison.
  64. 2014 Tuesday:  The U.S. Federal Reserve announces that it will end its current monetary policy of quantitative easing by ceasing bond purchases after October of this year. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama appealed to Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency spending to deal with the immigration crisis on the nation’s southern border, where unaccompanied children were showing up by the thousands.  Republican lawmakers rejected the request. 
  65. 2015 Wednesday: According to Brainy History, nuclear talks between Iran and Western nations fail to conclude by today’s extended deadline, leading both sides to agree to another extension; Iran seeks removal of all U.N. sanctions in exchange for limitations on its nuclear development activities.   
  66. 2016 Friday:  The French house of fashion, Christian Dior, appoints Maria Granzi Chiuri, an Italian designer, to be its first female artistic director.   Elsewhere, the War on Terror continues as two Boko Haram suicide bombers target a mosque in Nigeria’s Borno state town of Damboa.  One makes it inside and sets off his suicide vests killing six poor souls and wounding numerous others.  The second one, however, is stopped before he can plunge inside and ignite his charges.
  67. 2017 Saturday: At the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, world powers lined up against President Donald J. Trump on climate change, reaffirming support for international efforts to fight global warming.  On trade, the U.S. and international partners endorsed open markets while acknowledging that countries had a right to put up barriers to block unfair practices.  After their first face-to-face meeting, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he thought Trump believed his denials of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential vote.
  68. 2018 Sunday:  After 16 days trapped in the depths of a cave complex in Thailand, a combined team of Thai military and international divers bring out the first group of four boys in a lengthy, arduous process.  Eventually, they would rescue all of them.  Meanwhile, in Asmara, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Eritrea announce the reestablishment of diplomatic relations after a lapse of almost 20 years.
  69. 2019 Monday:  U.S. federal prosecutors indict extremely wealthy mystery financier Jeffrey Epstein on fresh charges of child sex trafficking, child sexual abuse, and other charges of lewd conduct and molestation.   Meanwhile, German powerhouse bank, Deutsche Bank, begins laying off more than 18,000 employees as it restructures its operations.
  70. 2020 Wednesday: Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Bat Flu Virus statistics for today, first for the planet: 11,910,220 confirmed cases, UP 215,454 new cases, 546,318 confirmed deaths, UP 6,161 new deaths, and 6,506,408 confirmed recoveries, UP 156,866 new recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States of America: 3,109,550 confirmed cases, UP 61,428 new cases, 134,291 confirmed deaths, UP 969 new deaths, and 936,249 confirmed recoveries, UP 17,951 new recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs our famed chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the numbers for the Golden State first: 289,468 confirmed cases, 6,562 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries, because Gov. Gavin Newsom is a POS hack politician.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,071 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 797 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor David Ige.  Finally, here are the stats for the communist overrun Ever-Red (Evergreen) State: 38,517 confirmed cases, 1,394 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm for Blue States, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- shame on you, Governor Jay Inslee.  For fun, let’s look at the Empire State, here are their stats: 402,338 confirmed cases, 32,219 confirmed deaths, and 370,119 confirmed recoveries.  In New York, two men bear blame for all the deaths and must lose their qualified immunity: Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill “Never Met a Communist I didn’t like” Di Blasio.  Both men should be in prison for their ineptitude in handling this traumatic disease from CHINA.
  71. 2020 Wednesday A: For additional fun, let’s look at the statistics for communist China, the backward Maoist nation, the place where the Xi Jinping Bat Flu had its birth: 83,581 confirmed cases, 4,634 confirmed deaths, and 78,590 confirmed recoveries.   Sadly, with the communist crackdown in Hong Kong, we have been unable to get actual stats for the communist mainland but according to our sources, times the number of cases and deaths by 10 to arrive at the true number.
  72. 2020 Wednesday B: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,067.28, UP 177.10 points (0.68%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ, a record close:  10,492.50, UP 148.61 points (1.44%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,169.94, UP 24.62 points (0.78%).  Price of GOLD: $1,890.19 per troy oz., -0.70 (-0.04%) Here is the price of SILVER: $19.17 per troy oz., +0.009 (+0.05%).  Price of PLATINUM: $883.90 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.84 per #, +0.013 (+0.46%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $40.79, -0.11 (-0.27%).
  73. 2020 Wednesday C: The U.S. Supreme Court in a 7-2 vote says the Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious orders like them do not have to provide contraception to employees as Barack Hussein Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act demanded they do.  Ba-boom!  Obama takes one in the puss!  Meanwhile, Jeffrey Epstein’s procurer and fixer Ghislaine Maxwell as of today is still alive in the jail where she is being held.  She was arrested the past Friday and is still drawing breath.   This makes SIX DAYS.  
  74. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 186,306,384 confirmed cases, +466,943, 4,025,765 confirmed deaths, +9,022 and 170,455,339 confirmed recoveries, +393,174.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,676,893 confirmed cases, UP 38,327 from yesterday’s reporting, 622,213 confirmed deaths, UP 450, [v] and 29,203,194 confirmed recoveries, UP 37,267.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vi]  
  75. 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 303,853 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 155,342 deaths  
  76. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,830,304 confirmed cases, 63,809 confirmed deaths, and 2,077,921 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,392,186 confirmed cases, 38,033 confirmed deaths, and 2,234,117 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,196 confirmed cases, 519 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 456,938 confirmed cases, 6,041 confirmed deaths, and 227,331 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Northern Mariana Islands: they have 183 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [vii]    
  77. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 844,989 confirmed cases, 6,432 confirmed deaths, and 834,687 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Taiwan, aka FREE CHINA, 142nd country on the list: 15,149 cases of the virus, 718 confirmed deaths and 12,758 confirmed recoveries. [viii]     
  78. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,421.93, DOWN 259.86 points (-0.75%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,558.79, DOWN 105.28 points (-0.01%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,320.82, DOWN 37.31 points (-0.86%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.84 per barrel, -0.09 (-0.12%).  The price of GOLD is $1,806.00 per troy oz., +5.80 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $25.99 per troy ounce, -0.00 (-0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,071.20 per troy oz, -3.30 (-0.31%) while the price of COPPER is $4.26 per pound, 0.00 (0.00%). [ix] The price of PALLADIUM is $2,793.11 per troy oz, -12.68 (-0.45%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $18,300.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-3.17%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,452.25 per troy oz., -35.00 (-1.41%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.03.     In Uzbekistani Som, one greenback equals 10,625.75 and in Vanuatu Vatu, a U.S. greenback equals 109.50 and in Venezuelan Bolivar, one dollar equals 213,831,072,291.40 of theirs- that’s socialism for you .[xii]        
  79. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.308 per gallon, $3.014 in Florida, $4.036 in Hawaii, and $3.826 in Washington state. [xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Virginia: $2.944.  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- Malawi: $4.197 per U.S. Gallon. [xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,499,074,351,892 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after the United Kingdom, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Ireland with $318 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 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 107 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 13 since her one and only trip to the southern border.   Next, here are the stats as presented by One America News regarding the calamity befalling the nation along the border and across the country: (1) Cost this Day of caring for the Illegal Alien Tsunami: $538,863,680.  (2) Cost this Year of caring for the Illegal Alien Invasion: $206,566,309,888.  Next, (3) Number of Illegal Aliens who have crossed the border in 2021: 2,117,139.  Finally, (4) Total Number of Illegal Aliens estimated to be lurking across the United States: 36,117,146.  Folks, this is a CONSERVATIVE ESTIMATE.  You see, since the inception of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day back in 2009, we estimated the number at between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the number is closer to 75-100 million.  This simply must stop and it must stop NOW.
  81. 2021 Thursday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– Now here’s a good one: Joe Biden is repurposing $860 million of COVID-19 relief to care for his invasion of illegal alien brats.  You know, I remember when President Donald J. Trump repurposed some defense funds to build the wall along the border and members of my party went bat crap crazy. [xvi]. Elsewhere, on top of what Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, is sending to Texas to help quell the illegal alien invasion, she is sending another 125 National Guard troops to spend three months there.  Thank you, Governor Noem, thank you.
  82. 2021 Thursday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– In Haiti, after the assassination of the president, law enforcement engaged in running battles with various thugs.  Eventually, they began rounding some of them up including a Haitian American.  Things will NOT end well for him.  Elsewhere, former South African President Jacob Zuma turned himself into South African law enforcement authorities to answer for corruption charges.  Next, South Korea says that North Korean murdering thug dictator Kim Jong Un has lost 44-pounds.
  83. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– A new study conducted in the United Kingdom says that very few children must shelter in fear from the ‘VID.   Meanwhile, California’s shame Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra says the government has ‘every right to know the vaccination status of the American people because the government spent loads of money developing the vaccines.’  We say to Secretary Becerra: “Go screw yourself, idiot.  Let’s see you break HIPPA laws.”  Add to that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton saying that the ‘door-to-door thing’ about going to neighborhoods house by house to check on vaccine status is NOT going to work.  Heck, we could have told you that.  Of other interest- Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci now says to people refusing to get the experimental vaccine, ‘Get over it.’  How about we get ‘over you?’
  84. 2021 Thursday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Pfizer is seeking FDA approval for a third vaccine injection.  Now, this is getting crazy.  Tucker Carlson reported this evening that people involved in vaccine trials said that problems really increased after the third injection causing people to fall out of the program.  This is getting scary.
  85. 2021 Thursday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– “Kooky Kamala” Harris announces the launch of a $25 million bid to corrupt U.S. elections.  Of course, she claims the money is to go to supporting democracy, but we all know that that is a load of festering crap.
  86. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden spoke today on the embarrassing pullout from Afghanistan.  It was difficult to decipher what the drooling moron was saying.  What we thought he said was that the withdrawal will be complete by August 31 of this year.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms are rushing in to fill the vacuum.  Rep. Fred Keller, R-Pa 12th CD, says that the ‘withdrawal from Afghanistan should come from a position of strength,’ not this cowardly exit.
  87. 2021 Thursday M: Political News I– Most voters say that schools should stick to teaching ‘traditional values’ and not this ‘Criminal uh, Critical Race Theory’ crap they are pushing.  Amen.  Meanwhile, Senator Tommy Tuberville says that ‘funding should be stripped from schools teaching CRT.’  Amen to this, too.
  88. 2021 Thursday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– After their initial ruling caused a backlash among the American people, the Internal Revenue Service decided that they would approve tax-exempt status for the nonprofit group, “Christians Engaged.”  Originally, the IRS announced it would not approve tax exempt status for Christian groups as they are typically ‘pro-Trump.’  Meanwhile, the Biden regime blasts Israel for destroying yet another home of a Palestinian terrorist.  Oh, well.  Next, the regime’s military wing in the Pentagon has a new report that suggests the possibility of NUCLEAR WAR is going way up.  Funny how we weren’t worried about anyone dropping nukes while Donald J. Trump was residing in the White House. [xvii]
  89. 2021 Thursday O: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch raised an important question today on Newsmax regarding January 06, 2021: did U.S. banks hand over data on their customers who were in or around the U.S. Capitol on the day of the FALSE FLAG OPERATION carried out by the Democrats to the FBI?  We believe he is onto something that should cause customers of these banks to close their accounts and go elsewhere much more friendly to them.  Elsewhere, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has confiscated record amounts of illegal pot grows run by Mexican drug cartels within the county.  Meanwhile, an FBI task force member was ambushed, shot, and killed outside a federal building in Indiana.  Looks like the chickens are coming home to roost.  Next, prisoners sent home by the CARES Act are quivering in fear about the pandemic ending and them having to return to prison to finish their sentences.  Finally, Stormy Daniels’ pimp, uh, attorney, Michael Avenatti, received a prison sentence of 30 months for trying to extort Nike.
  90. 2021 Thursday P: Mass Shootings News– The uncle of the one-month-old tot shot in the head in Chicago over the past week says that it ‘feels like no one cares.’   In other firearm-related news, Tucson, Arizona, says it ‘won’t obey the Second Amendment sanctuary law passed by the state government.  Go in there and clean out that nest of snakes.
  91. 2021 Thursday Q: Big Tech News– Dozens of states are suing Google over its monopolistic control of commerce at its site.  We hope to see CEO Sundar Pichai stripped of his citizenship and deported back to Somalia or wherever the hell his bastard birth was.   Next, attorney Brooke Rollins says that President Donald J. Trump is ‘David’ taking on BIG TECH’S ‘Goliath.’  Rep. Brian Babin, R-TX 36th CD said that he’s ‘glad’ that President Donald J. Trump is taking on BIG TECH and their leftist allies.
  92. 2021 Thursday R: Florida State News– Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, has raised $4 million in campaign contributions during the 2nd quarter.  His opponent, Rep. Val Demings, DS-FL 10th CD, thinks she is going to topple Senator Rubio.  We don’t think so, especially after her dismal performance as one of the most BORING impeachment prosecutors in the second impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump.
  93. 2021 Thursday S: Michigan State News– Former Detroit Police Chief James Craig- expected to run against Michigan’s authoritarian Governor Gretchen “Gravel Gertie” Whitmer in 2022 blasted the governor, her fake news allies, and celebrities backing her up.  We think Chief Craig is a lock on the governor’s mansion.
  94. 2021 Thursday T: Missouri State News– Governor Mike Parson, R-MO, signed a COVID-19 liability law into being effective August 31, 2021, that will protect all business owners from liability brought by customers unless it can be proven they willfully inflicted the Chi-Vi on their customers.
  95. 2021 Thursday U: Economic News– Weekly jobless claims came in at 373,000, higher than the anticipated 350,000 economists expected.  Joe Biden knows nothing about what to do about the economy.  Next, Tesla automotive sales in Germany grew by a record 431-percent.  Elsewhere, consumer borrowing jumped by a record amount for the American people in May of this year.
  96. 2021 Thursday V: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump is set to headline the upcoming CPAC event in Dallas, Texas, from July 09-11, 2021.  Everyone is excited because they understand that whatever the scurrilous, scumbag Democrats (and their RINO stooges) throw at him, he comes out smelling like a rose.
  97. 2021 Thursday W: Sports News– The Phoenix Suns beat the Milwaukee Bucks 118 to 108 to take a two-game lead in the 2021 NBA Finals.  Next game is Sunday night in Milwaukee.
  98. 2022 Friday: Stick around to uncover the truth along with all of us…what could be happening today?  One thing we will say- this year’s news will most likely appear next year.  Don’t want the Joestapo to come looking for us anytime soon, sons-of-bitches.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0885 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Monsoon Sunset.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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Record companies being what they are, are always seeking new and/or novel ways with which to repackage, promote, and sell an aging group’s music.  Thus, we have the new ‘studio’ album, “Stars and Stripes Volume One,” released on August 19, 1996.  Folks, this album contains re-recordings of a dozen of the band’s older songs with guests adding vocals.  We have the core group of Alan Jardine, Brian and Carl Wilson (the latter of whom would soon die from cancer), Mike Love, and Bruce Johnston doing vocals with guests such as Toby Keith, Willie Nelson, Timothy B. Schmitt, and some others.  We view it as a novelty as should you- still, completists being what they are- a record company’s dream- will most likely want to seek this album out and to then add it to their collection.  Seek it out at your favorite haunt for music- digital or physical- and see if it’s something you want. 

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[i] Please see the following link: Machine Gun – Automatic Cannon by C.E. Barnes – Vintage Patent Document Digital Art by Serge Averbukh | Fine Art America

[ii] 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.

[iii] When we present the music of the Allman Brothers Band, we will present the music of Gov’t Mule, Great Southern, and the Derek Trucks Band as well as each artist’s solo catalog.  Stay tuned for further developments.

[iv] We are hoping to begin doing the music of the Move, the Electric Light Orchestra, and Roy Wood’s Wizzard sometime in 2020, possibly 2021.  We hope you will remain vigilant so you won’t miss them.  We will keep everyone posted.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvi] Chef Bea O’Malley.

[xvii] Still, we don’t have a problem with a nuclear war as long as we light the Chi-Coms and the Russkies up in a pre-emptive strike with neutron bombs.

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

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

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

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

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

  1. 1415 Tuesday: The reign of the 205th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XII ends on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on November 30, 1406.  From today until November 11, 1417, no legitimate pope was elected, sort of like how in 2022, the American people are struggling through an illegitimate Biden-Harris regime.
  2. 1453 Monday: At Breslau, Germany, 41 Jewish martyrs are burned at the stake.
  3. 1776 Thursday: The amended Declaration of Independence, prepared by Thomas Jefferson, was approved, and signed by John Hancock, the President of the Continental Congress in America.
  4. 1796 Monday: The first Independence Day celebration takes place in the United States.  The American people were so patriotic, the celebrations intense, unlike the collapsing country of 2022 when entire generations have been indoctrinated to hate their country and to celebrate all things left-wing, perverse, and disgusting.
  5. 1802 Sunday: The United States Military Academy officially opened at West Point, New York.
  6. 1803 Monday: The Louisiana Purchase was announced in newspapers.  The U.S. purchased the property from France for $15 million or 4 cents an acre.  Meanwhile, the “Corps of Discovery,” led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, began the exploration of the territory on May 14, 1804.
  7. 1817 Friday: Construction began on the Erie Canal to connect Lake Erie and the Hudson River.  The middle section of the waterway required three years to complete; the entire canal was finished in 1825.
  8. 1826 Tuesday: The second President of the United States—John Adams—as well as the third President of the United States—Thomas Jefferson[i]—died on this date.  Jefferson died in Charlottesville, Virginia, at age 83 while Adams died in Quincy, Massachusetts at age 90.  Prior to becoming president, he also served the nation as its first official secretary of state, serving under President George Washington from March 22, 1790, to December 31, 1793.
  9. 1831 Monday: The fifth president of the United States—James Monroe—died on this date in New York City, N.Y. at age 73.  He also served the nation as its eighth secretary of war.  He served under President James Madison from September 27, 1814, to March 02, 1815, and then became president.
  10. 1838 Wednesday: The 12th U.S. Attorney General Benjamin Franklin Butler left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren from November 15, 1833, until today. 
  11. 1844 Thursday: The 17th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury George M. Bibb assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents John Tyler and James K. Polk from today until March 07, 1845. 
  12. 1845 Friday: American writer Henry David Thoreau began his two-year experiment in simple living at Walden Pond, near Concord, Massachusetts.
  13. 1848 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., developers lay the cornerstone of the Washington Memorial.  
  14. 1857 Saturday: In Ballston Spa, New York, former 21st U.S. Secretary of State William L. Marcy died.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Franklin Pierce from March 07, 1853, to March 06, 1857.  As 20th U.S. Secretary of War, he Served under President James K. Polk from March 06, 1845, to March 04, 1849.
  15. 1862 Friday: In Wheeling, Virginia, future 25th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Walter L. Fisher is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President William Howard Taft from March 13, 1911, to March 05, 1913.
  16. 1863 Saturday: The Civil War Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, ended as Confederate forces surrendered to the Union troops.  Meanwhile, General Robert E. Lee’s troops begin their withdrawal from Gettysburg.
  17. 1872 Thursday: Future 30th President of the United States—Republican Calvin Coolidge—is born on this date in Plymouth Notch, Vermont.  Prior to becoming president, he served as vice president under President Warren G. Harding as the 29th vice president of the country.
  18. 1881 Monday: Booker T. Washington establishes Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.
  19. 1886 Sunday: The first rodeo in America took place Prescott, Arizona.
  20. 1891 Saturday: The 15th Vice President of the United States March 04, 1861-March 04, 1865, under President Abraham Lincoln—Republican Hannibal Hamlin—died on this date in Bangor, Maine, at age 81.
  21. 1892 Monday: On this date, San Diego inaugurated the first double-checked streetcar service.
  22. 1894 Wednesday: The Republic of Hawaii is proclaimed with Sanford B. Dole (of Dole Pineapple) as its president.
  23. 1906 Wednesday: Great Britain, France, and Italy grant independence to Ethiopia.
  24. 1910 Monday: In Sorrento, Maine, the 50th U.S. Supreme Court and 8th Chief Justice of the United States- Melville Fuller- died on this date.  President Grover Cleveland nominated Fuller to fill the seat of Chief Justice Morrison Waite; Fuller served on the nation’s high court from July 20, 1888, to July 04, 1910. 
  25. 1910 Monday A: Meanwhile- in Reno, Nevada, in what was billed as “The Fight of the Century,” black world heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson defeated white former champ James J. Jeffries via a TKO at the 2:20 minute mark of Round 15 in a scheduled 45-round championship bout.  Johnson retained the world heavyweight boxing title and put his record to 50-5-10-3.  As for Jeffries, his record went to 19-1-2-2 with the loss and proved to be his final fight.
  26. 1911 Tuesday: At Nashua, New Hampshire, a state record for the hottest day is set as temperatures hit 106°F.
  27. 1912 Thursday: The 48-star American flag recognizing New Mexico’s statehood was adopted.  Elsewhere, a train wreck near Corning, New York, claimed 39 lives.
  28. 1917 Wednesday: During a ceremony in Paris honoring the French hero of the American Revolution, U.S. Army Lt. Col. Charles E. Stanton, an aide to Maj. Gen. John J. “Blackjack” Pershing, declared, “Lafayette, we are here!”  
  29. 1934 Wednesday: Boxer Joe Louis won his first professional fight.  
  30. 1939 Tuesday: Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees delivered his famous farewell speech in which, he called himself the “luckiest man in the world.”
  31. 1940 Thursday: Dave Rowberry, the man who replaced Alan Price in the English rock band, the Animals[ii], and played with them from 1965-1966 and again from 1999-2003 was born in in Mapperley, England, on this date.
  32. 1941 Friday: Latvians joining the Nazi and Axis cause in the early days of Operation Barbarossa, capture and execute 416 Jews.  Meanwhile, the Yugoslav politburo undergoes reorganization with Tito coming out on top.
  33. 1942 Saturday: The first U.S. Army Air Force bombing raid over Nazi-occupied Europe happens on this date during World War II.
  34. 1943 Sunday: Alan Wilson, vocalist, and guitarist with the rock band Canned Heat[iii] is born on this date in Arlington, Massachusetts.  Over the span of his short life, he would be celebrated as one of the all-time greatest slide guitarists and harpists (mouth harp, that is).  His vocal style was also quite unique and between him and Bob “The Bear” Hite, Canned Heat would be a powerhouse band for a decade.  The group continues to this day with drummer Fito De La Parra being the driving force.  
  35. 1944 Tuesday: The first Japanese Kamikaze attacks against the U.S. fleet anchored off Iwo Jima takes place during World War II.  Meanwhile, in the USA, future bassist with the rock band, Electric Flag [iv]—Harvey Brooks—is born on this date in Manhattan, N.Y.
  36. 1946 Thursday: The Philippines achieved full independence for the first time in over four-hundred years.
  37. 1948 Sunday: Jeremy Spencer, one of the original guitarists of British rock band Fleetwood Mac[v] is born on this date in Hartlepool, County Durham, England.  He would perform with the band for several years before jumping ship to join a religious cult. 
  38. 1958 Friday: Kirk Pengilly, future member of the Australian rock band, INXS [vi], (guitars/saxophones/vocals 1977-2012), is born in that nation on today’s date in Kew, Victoria, Australia.
  39. 1959 Saturday: America’s 49-star flag recognizing Alaskan statehood was officially unfurled.
  40. 1960 Monday: America’s 50-star flag, recognizing Hawaiian statehood, was officially unfurled.
  41. 1964 Saturday: The Beach Boys’ “I Get Around” reaches #1.[vii]
  42. 1966 Monday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson signs the Freedom of Information Act.
  43. 1969 Friday: The Plastic Ono Band[viii] releases the song, “Give Peace a Chance” in the United Kingdom.
  44. 1972 Tuesday: In Seattle, Washington, future early drummer with the rock band, Foo Fighters[ix] 1994-1997, William Goldsmith is born.  He would also play with a band called Sunny Day Real Estate, among others.
  45. 1976 Sunday: Israeli commandoes raided the airport at Entebbe, Uganda, rescuing almost all the crew and passengers of an Air France jetliner seized by pro- Palestinian hijackers.
  46. 1977 Monday: Nigel Harrison replaces Gary Valentine as the bassist of the rock group, Blondie[x].
  47. 1980 Friday: While pitching for the Houston Astros, Nolan Ryan becomes the 4th Major League Baseball pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters.  In a game against the Cincinnati Reds, Ryan strikes out Caesar Geronimo to achieve this amazing MLB milestone. 
  48. 1982 Sunday: The Space Shuttle Columbia concluded its fourth and final test flight with a smooth landing at Edwards Air Force Base in eastern Kern County. 
  49. 1987 Saturday: “The Butcher of Lyon” Nazi Klaus Barbie receives the sentence of life in prison for the crimes he committed in their city during World War II.   He died in September 1991.
  50. 1997 Friday: The Mars Pathfinder, an unmanned spacecraft, landed on Mars.  A rover named Sojourner then deployed to the planet to gather data about the surface of the planet.  Meanwhile, CBS newsman Charles Kuralt died in New York at age 62.
  51. 2009 Saturday: After eight years of closure due to the attacks of September 11, 2001, and renovations, the crown atop the Statue of Liberty reopens to the public.  Amazing!
  52. 2010 Sunday: An Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for allegedly committing adultery takes place on this date; Iranian human rights activist Mina Ahadi attempts to stop this barbaric act but fails.
  53. 2011 Monday: Author J. K. Rowling—creator of the Harry Potter series among others—ends her 15-year working relationship with her agent, Christopher Little.
  54. 2012 Wednesday: In the Galilee region of northern Israel in an ancient synagogue, archaeologists uncover a coin bearing the likeness of the Biblical Sampson with an inscription in Hebrew.
  55. 2013 Thursday: Deep in the jungles of Brazil, researchers discover a new, heretofore unknown species of lizard no more than the size of a coin and weighing less than one gram.  Elsewhere, Egypt’s interim president, Adly Mansour, was sworn in following the ouster of Mohammed Morsi, the Islamist leader and friend of President Barack Hussein Obama overthrown by the military after just one year in office.  Finally, on the Fourth of July, a wave of shootings occur across Chicago as 12 people are shot dead and at least another 60 are wounded to varying degrees.  Yet, NO one ever talks about the black-on-black genocide occurring in the Windy City because Democrats have controlled the city since the early 1930s.  WTF!
  56. 2014 Friday: The European Banking Authority cautions banks against accepting or trading in virtual currencies such as Bitcoin until the European Commission can find a way to regulate such transactions; regulators cited the risk of fraud and money laundering.
  57. 2015 Saturday: UNESCO has added new sites to its World Heritage list, including the regions of Champagne and Burgundy in France, both Susa and the cultural setting of Maiman in Iran, and the Singapore Botanical Gardens, among others.
  58. 2016 Monday: NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully enters the orbit of the gas giant planet, Jupiter. 
  59. 2017 Tuesday: The United States confirmed that North Korea had launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, as the North had boasted, and the U.S. and South Korea had feared.  Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called it a “new escalation of the threat” to the U.S.
  60. 2018 Wednesday: British police said two Britons who fell critically ill in the town of Amesbury were exposed to nerve agent Novichok, the same material used to poison a former Russian spy in a nearby area months earlier.  Meanwhile, in the “Bastion of Freedom” Hong Kong, their top court rules that homosexual couples are entitled to the same rights as heterosexual couples.  Of course, this drives the communists on the mainland insane. 
  61. 2019 Thursday: Near the town of Ridgecrest, California, in northeastern Kern County, home of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, a 6.4 earthquake- the largest in the state in 20 years- slams the desert community.   Meanwhile, the United Nations points its impotent finger at Venezuela, accusing the socialist-communist nation where Chavismo reigns supreme of using death squads and an agenda of terror to keep the population subdued.   The world body points to the fact that in 2018, at least 5,287 people lost their lives at the hands of the police and their communist Cuban goon squad, supposedly for ‘resisting arrest.’  IF the world body is so concerned, do what the hell the civilized nations and the Soviet Union created the world body to do, to stop this kind of crap by mobilizing troops and sending them there to topple the government of bus driver President Nicolas Maduro.  Do it NOW!  Elsewhere, in Washington, D.C., President Donald J. Trump holds a “Salute to America” celebration with U.S. military personnel, tanks on the Washington Mall so people can view military equipment for which their tax dollars pay as well as various military aircraft doing flyovers.  It was awesome to witness although the Democrats were weeping and wailing over the fact that ‘Trump used the military to promote an authoritarian agenda.’  [xi]
  62. 2020 Saturday: Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the Chinese Flu, you know, the Chinese “gift” that won’t stop giving, statistics for today: 11,093,182 confirmed cases, UP 219,036, 525,491 confirmed deaths, UP 4,136, and 5,890,052 confirmed recoveries, UP 122,642.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 2,859,696 confirmed cases, UP 63,604 new cases, 131,549 confirmed deaths, UP 693, and 864,996 confirmed recoveries, UP 81,23.  Next, in the three states where the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 248,235 confirmed cases, 6,263 confirmed deaths, but thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom being little more than a festering POS, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 975 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 754 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 34,919 confirmed cases, 1,352 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t list the number of confirmed recoveries.
  63. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 184,536,696 confirmed cases, +295,480, 3,992,812 confirmed deaths, +5,434 and 168,882,546 confirmed recoveries, +270,724.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,592,076 confirmed cases, UP 3,900 from yesterday’s reporting, 621,293 confirmed deaths, UP 38,[xii] and 29,096,818 confirmed recoveries, UP 9,397.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xiii]  
  64. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 303,387 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 156,262 deaths  
  65. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,821,425 confirmed cases, 63,759 confirmed deaths, and 2,074,729 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,382,980 confirmed cases, 37,985 confirmed deaths, and 2,215,966 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,995 confirmed cases, 518 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 454,759 confirmed cases, 5,987 confirmed deaths, and 226,690 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Vermont: they have 24,419 confirmed cases, 258 confirmed deaths, and 24,027 confirmed recoveries. [xiv]  
  66. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 842,969 confirmed cases, 6,428 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 834,051 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- French Polynesia, 137th country on the list: 19,011 cases of the virus, 142 confirmed deaths and 18,855 confirmed recoveries. [xv]     
  67. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,786.35, UP 152.82 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,693.33, UP 116.95 points (+0.81%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,352.34, UP 32.40 points (+0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $75.19 per barrel, +0.03 (+0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,787.70 per troy oz., +4.40 (+0.25%) while the price of SILVER is $26.60 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.35%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,089.60 per troy oz, +1.90 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, +0.00 (+0.07%). [xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,785.54 per troy oz, +21.67 (+0.78%). [xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,500.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-2.99%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., +20,500.00 (+3.49%). [xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.78.     In Swiss Franc, one greenback equals 0.92 and in Syrian Pound, a buck equals 2,510.00 and in Taiwan Dollar, one dollar equals 27.90 of theirs. [xix]        
  68. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.299 per gallon, $3.011 in Florida, $4.021 in Hawaii, and $3.797 in Washington state. [xx]    Let’s look at one other location- South Dakota: $3.053.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Ukraine: $4.113 per U.S. Gallon. [xxi] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,483,147,227,019 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xxii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Australia, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is ALL OTHERS with $215 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position.
  69. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 103 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and her ninth day since her first and last visit to the vicinity of the border.   The catastrophe continues by the day.  Here are the numbers as reported by One America News[xxiii] regarding this unnecessary disaster: (1) Cost this Day of caring for the illegal aliens suckling at the teats of the American taxpayers: $575,203,072.  Next, (2) Total Cost this Year of caring for the massive amount of parasitical invaders: $202,219,094,016.  Imagine what good that money could do for the American people?  Moving on, (3) Numbers of Illegals who have crossed into the United States since January 21: 2,072,583.  Finally, (4) Total Numbers of Illegal Aliens estimated to be in the U.S.: 36,072,584.  Folks, this last number is an extreme conservative number.  We at the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics estimated the numbers back when our blog began in 2009 as then being 35-50 million whereas now, we believe there are between 75-100 million illegals roaming about the country.  (Note- we would encourage everyone to watch the original “Red Dawn” movie starring Patrick Swayze.  You will see something utterly amazing in that movie when Powers Boothe tells the Wolverines how the invasion of the United States began).
  70. 2022 Monday: Happy Fourth of July, Independence Day, the ONLY Independence Day in the United States.  Stick around to see if anything is going on today, like a Chi-Com first strike on Washington, D.C.  Everyone knows old Joe is down in the basement spanking the wank, you know, ‘pulling a Toobin.’  Senile old coots like that sort of thing…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

184. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 03, 2022

1942 Friday: Adolf Hitler and other officers fly to Field Marshal Von Bock’s headquarters in the Ukraine. The Fuhrer needs to keep maximum pressure on the Soviets as Case Blau- the 1942 campaign to secure the oilfields in the Caucasus- can proceed at full steam. The campaign will also include the investiture of Stalingrad on the Volga River as once the Volga supply line is cut, no more oil can flow north to Moscow and Soviet military operations there.

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184. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 03, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Potter Stewart; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Hubert Work; U.S. Secretary of State James F. Byrnes; U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander; Argent featuring John Verity, the Beach Boys featuring Brian Wilson, the Doors featuring Jim Morrison, Free featuring Andy Fraser, Little Feat featuring Paul Barrere, and the Rolling Stones featuring Brian Jones:

  1. 683 Tuesday: St. Leo II ends his reign as the 80th Roman Catholic Pope.  St. Leo became pontiff on August 17, 682, and guided his flock until today.  
  2. 1608 Thursday: Samuel de Champlain founded the city of Quebec on this date in history.
  3. 1754 Wednesday: During the French-and-Indian War (the Seven-Year War), General George Washington surrenders Ft. Necessity to the French troops.
  4. 1775 Monday: General George Washington took command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  5. 1778 Friday: British forces massacre 360 men, women, and children in Wyoming, Pennsylvania.
  6. 1790 Saturday: In Paris, the marquis of Condorcet proposed granting civil rights to women.  
  7. 1814 Sunday: American forces capture Ft. Erie in Canada.
  8. 1844 Wednesday: Ambassador Caleb Cushing successfully negotiated a commercial treaty with China that opened five Chinese ports to U.S. merchants and protected the rights of U.S. citizens in China.
  9. 1848 Monday: In the Danish West Indies (now the U.S. Virgin Islands), the authorities free the slaves.
  10. 1852 Saturday: Congress establishes the United States’ second mint in San Francisco, California.
  11. 1860 Tuesday: In Marion Center, Pennsylvania, future 29th U.S. Interior Secretary Hubert Work is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Work would serve under Presidents Warren G. Harding and Calvin Coolidge from March 04, 1923, to July 24, 1928.
  12. 1863 Friday: The three-day Civil War Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania ended in a major victory for the North as Confederate troops failed to breach Union positions during an assault known as “Pickett’s Charge.”
  13. 1871 Monday: Jesse James and his gang rob the bank at Corydon, Iowa, of $45,000.  Elsewhere, the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive on this date and named it, “Montezuma.”
  14. 1876 Monday: Montenegro declares war on the Ottoman Empire.
  15. 1884 Thursday: Dow Jones & Company publishes its first stock average.
  16. 1890 Thursday: Idaho became the Union’s 43rd state.
  17. 1898 Sunday: The U.S. Navy defeated a Spanish fleet outside Santiago Bay in Cuba, during the Spanish-American War.  American troops occupy deserted Wake Island in the Pacific Ocean.
  18. 1903 Friday: The first cable across the Pacific Ocean was spliced between Honolulu, Midway, Guam, and Manila.
  19. 1913 Thursday: During a 50th anniversary reunion at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Civil War veterans re-enacted Pickett’s Charge, which ended with embraces and handshakes between the former enemies.
  20. 1915 Saturday: U.S. forces occupy Haiti and remain there until 1934.
  21. 1922 Monday: “Fruit Garden and Home” magazine hit newsstands across America.  The company publishing it later changed its name to “Better Homes and Gardens.”
  22. 1924 Thursday: Clarence Birdseye founded the General Seafood Corp.
  23. 1930 Thursday: Congress created the U.S. Veterans Administration.
  24. 1934 Tuesday: The U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Company (FDIC) made its first payment on this date, and it went to a woman named Lydia Losiger.
  25. 1937 Saturday: Del Mar racetrack opened in California.  
  26. 1938 Sunday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt marked the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg by dedicating the Eternal Light Peace Memorial.
  27. 1940 Wednesday: The British Royal Navy sinks the French fleet at Oran in Algeria, to prevent it from falling into Nazi hands.  Elsewhere, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello debuted on NBC radio.  Meanwhile, in Maryville, Tennessee, future GOP Senator Lamar Alexander is born.  Representing his state, he entered the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2003. 
  28. 1941 Thursday: The 73rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Harlan F. Stone moved up to become the 12th U.S. Supreme Court chief justice on this date.  As associate justice, President Calvin Coolidge nominated his fellow Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Joseph McKenna.  He assumed his position on the court March 02, 1925, and served until today.  As chief justice, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Stone to fill the seat of Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes.  In this position, Stone served until April 22, 1946.
  29. 1942 Friday: Adolf Hitler and other officers fly to Field Marshal Von Bock’s headquarters in the Ukraine.  The Fuhrer needs to keep maximum pressure on the Soviets as Case Blau- the 1942 campaign to secure the oilfields in the Caucasus- can proceed at full steam.  The campaign will also include the investiture of Stalingrad on the Volga River as once the Volga supply line is cut, no more oil can flow north to Moscow and Soviet military operations there.
  30. 1944 Monday: During World War II, Soviet forces recaptured the city of Minsk.  The fighting was fierce as the Germans were determined to hold the historic city but eventually, they ran out of supplies and were driven out- the ones not killed or captured, that is.  Elsewhere, the U.S. First Army opened a general offensive to break out of the hedgerow area of Normandy, France.
  31. 1945 Tuesday: The first civilian passenger car built since February 1942 drove off the assembly line at the Ford Motor Company plant in Detroit.  World War II had caused production to be diverted so the company could manufacture the machines of war.  Elsewhere, the 49th U.S. Secretary of State James F. Byrnes assumed his post today.  He served under President Harry S. Truman from today until January 21, 1947.
  32. 1948 Saturday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the Southern rock band, Little Feat[i]—Paul Barrere—is born in Burbank, California, on this date.
  33. 1949 Sunday:  Future guitarist with the British rock band, Argent[ii], John Verity, is born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England on this date.
  34. 1950 Monday: The first carrier strikes of the Korean War took place as the USS Valley Forge and the HMS Triumph sent fighter planes against North Korean targets.
  35. 1952 Thursday: Andy Fraser, the original bassist with the British rock group, Free[iii], is born on this date in Paddington, London, England.
  36. 1954 Saturday: Food rationing ended in Great Britain almost nine years after the end of World War II.
  37. 1962 Tuesday: Jackie Robinson became the first black to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
  38. 1969 Thursday: Brian Jones, 27-year-old lead guitarist of the Rolling Stones[iv] was found dead in the bottom of his swimming pool on his estate in Hartfield, East Sussex, England.  Jones was among the greatest musicians in the world being able to pick up any instrument and to then master it in a relatively short time.  However, his drug problems forced the Stones to terminate his position in the band, a band he founded because of his inability to attain entrance into the U.S. for the next Stones tour.  Elsewhere, the biggest explosion in the history of rocketry occurs when the Soviet N-1 rocket explodes and subsequently destroys its launchpad.  
  39. 1970 Friday: 200,000 people attend the Atlanta Pop Festival.  The lineup included some of the all-time great performers of the time including the Allman Brothers Band, Ballin’ Jack, Bloodrock, Cactus, the Chambers Brothers, Grand Funk Railroad, Richie Havens, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, It’s a Beautiful Day, B.B. King, Lee Michaels, Mott the Hoople, Mountain, Poco, Procol Harum, Rare Earth, John Sebastian (of the Lovin’ Spoonful), Spirit, Ten Years After, Johnny Winters, and numerous others.  What a show.
  40. 1971 Saturday: Lead singer of the Doors[v]—Jim Morrison—dies from a drug overdose in Paris, France, on this date.
  41. 1976 Saturday: Israel launches the raid at Entebbe Airport in Uganda to rescue 103 passengers and crew of an Air France flight being held hostage by pro-Palestinian hijackers/terrorists and with the aid of Dictator Idi Amin.  Elsewhere, after a 12-year-lapse, Brian Wilson performs with the Beach Boys[vi].
  42. 1979 Tuesday: President Jimmy Carter signs the first directive for secret aid to the opponents of the pro-Soviet regime in Kabul, Afghanistan.   Meanwhile, Dan White, convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting deaths of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and gay Supervisor Harvey Milk, was sentenced to seven years and eight months in prison.  He ended up doing five years. 
  43. 1981 Friday: The Associated Press ran its first story about two rare illnesses afflicting homosexual men—the medical world later renamed one of the diseases AIDS.  Meanwhile, the 92nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Potter Stewart stepped down from the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated his fellow party member to fill the seat of Associate Justice Harold Hitz Burton.  Stewart served from October 14, 1958, until today.
  44. 1986 Thursday: President Ronald Reagan presided over a ceremony in New York Harbor that saw the relighting of the renovated Statue of Liberty.
  45. 1987 Friday: British millionaire Richard Branson and Per Lindstrand became the first hot-air balloon travelers to cross the Atlantic, parachuting into the sea as their craft went down off the Scottish coast.
  46. 1988 Sunday: In the Straits of Hormuz, the USS Vincennes—in error—shoots down an Iranian Airbus 300, killing 290 people.
  47. 1989 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that states do NOT have to provide funds for abortions.
  48. 1991 Wednesday: President George H.W. Bush formally inaugurated the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota.
  49. 1996 Wednesday: Enthusiastic Russians flocked to the polls to re-elect Boris Yeltsin president over his Communist (POS) challenger Gennady Zyuganov in a runoff.  It was at this point that the West should have embraced Russia and brought them into the fold.  There is NO reason WHY Russia should be isolated or worse- pushed into a suicidal relationship with the Chi-Coms- but the West was too ignorant and uncaring to pull off one of the smartest moves in history: welcoming Russia to civilized society.
  50. 2003 Thursday: The U.S. put a $25 million bounty on Saddam Hussein, and $15 million apiece for each of his two murderous sons.  The $30 million reward for Odai and Qusai Hussein went to a tipster whose information led U.S. troops to their hideout, where the brothers died in a violent gun-battle.
  51. 2009 Friday: In a surprise announcement, Sarah Palin said she would resign as Alaska governor, effective July 26, 2009.
  52. 2011 Sunday: A tourist boat traveling off the coast of Mexico’s Baja California sinks resulting in the disappearance of 23 people.
  53. 2012 Tuesday: After U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton apologizes for a U.S. airstrike that killed 26 Pakistani soldiers and other officials, Pakistan reopens a key NATO supply route into Afghanistan.
  54. 2013 Wednesday: Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi suffers being overthrown by the military after four days of protests across the country demanding his resignation, to which he did not respond.  Morsi, someone the Obama regime promoted, languishes in an Egyptian jail convicted of murdering protesters during the riots.
  55. 2014 Thursday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 17,000 for the first time.  
  56. 2015 Friday: Aetna—health insurance company giant—announces that it is going to purchase Humana for $37 billion using a combination of cash and stocks.  The combining of the two companies will help them compete against rivals such as Anthem much better.
  57. 2017 Monday: At a speech at the Palace of Versailles, French President Emanuel Macron, socialist-at-heart that he is, proposes drastic radical changes to the government including the reduction of the number of MPs. 
  58. 2018 Tuesday: Both the U.S. Justice and U.S. Education Departments rescind Obama-era affirmative action policies in college admissions. 
  59. 2019 Wednesday: According to ‘new research’ by Verisk Maplecroft, once again, the United States is ‘pure evil’ in that Americans produce the MOST WASTE per head and recycles the least, around 35-percent whereas Germany is the best in that it recycles at or around 68-percent.  What virtue signaling!  You go, Germany, after the trouble you caused the world in the 1930s and the 1940s, it’s good to see you trying to do something right.
  60. 2020 Friday: Today, President Donald J. Trump gave a superb speech in South Dakota at Mount Rushmore.  Native American groups protest it saying it’s ‘their land, they want it back, etc., etc.,’ but we say, ‘enough is enough.’  Meanwhile, the NFL franchise the Washington Redskins say they are open to changing their name to keep up with the times.  May we proffer a suggestion: how about the Washington Black Lives Matter, can you pander any better than that?   In Moscow, President Vladimir Putin laughs at the U.S. Embassy which is flying the RAINBOW flag overhead.  Can we not embarrass ourselves any more than this?  For Christ’s sake!
  61. 2020 Friday A: Here are today’s stats for communist China’s gift to the world, Xi Jinping’s Bat Flu, aka COVID-19, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Chinese Wuhan Virus Crisis, first the planet: 11,037,625 confirmed cases, up 343,337 new cases, 532,898 confirmed deaths, UP 7,688, and 5,834,837 confirmed recoveries, UP 354,443.  Next, here are the numbers for the United States: 2,847,469 confirmed cases, UP 105,628, 131,509 confirmed deaths, UP 1,362, and 864,762 confirmed recoveries, UP 20,539.    
  62. 2020 Friday B: In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day uses chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, Golden State first: 248,235 confirmed cases, 6,263 confirmed deaths, and once again, Gov. Gavin Newsom shares NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the numbers for the Aloha State: 946 confirmed cases, 18 confirmed deaths, and 736 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the numbers for the Evergreen State (a place we call the “Ever-Red State” because of its communist politics): 34,919 confirmed cases, 1,342 confirmed deaths, and like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.
  63. 2020 Friday C: Here are today’s Stock Market numbers: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,827.36, UP 92.39 points (0.36%).  Next, here are the numbers for the NASDAQ: 10,207.63, UP 53 points (0.52%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,130.01, UP 14.15 points (0.45%).
  64. 2021 Saturday:  Tensions continue building round Taiwan what with Chairman Xi threatening to invade FREE CHINA, the TRUE CHINA, the ONLY CHINA.  Japan is preparing to come to their defense along with whoever is running the show in Washington, D.C.  We think Chairman Xi is a lunatic… time to light up the Chi-Coms with neutron bombs.  Purify the land, reclaim it, and free Tibet, Hong Kong, Macau, get the Chi-Coms out of Nepal, Central Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, get them out…
  65. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 184,241,216 confirmed cases, +41,029, 3,987,378 confirmed deaths, +8,056 and 168,611,822 confirmed recoveries, +34,923.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,588,176 confirmed cases, UP 9,245 from yesterday’s reporting, 621,255 confirmed deaths, UP 284, [vii] and 29,087,421 confirmed recoveries, UP 15,906.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [viii]  
  66. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 303,349 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 156,300 deaths  
  67. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,820,983 confirmed cases, 63,759 confirmed deaths, and 2,074,682 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,382,980 confirmed cases, 37,985 confirmed deaths, and 2,215,966 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,933 confirmed cases, 518 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 454,759 confirmed cases, 5,987 confirmed deaths, and 226,690 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Muriel Bowser’s hellhole- the District of Columbia: they have 49,378 confirmed cases, 1,141 confirmed deaths, and 34,956 confirmed recoveries. [ix]    
  68. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 842,648 confirmed cases, 6,429 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 833,794 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Vietnam, 137th country on the list: 19,310 cases of the virus, 84 confirmed deaths and 7,643 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  69. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,786.35, UP 152.82 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,693.33, UP 116.95 points (+0.81%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,352.34, UP 32.40 points (+0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $75.19 per barrel, +0.03 (+0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,787.70 per troy oz., +4.40 (+0.25%) while the price of SILVER is $26.60 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.35%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,089.60 per troy oz, +1.90 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, +0.00 (+0.07%). [xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,785.54 per troy oz, +21.67 (+0.78%). [xii] The price of RHODIUM is $19,500.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-2.99%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., +20,500.00 (+3.49%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.76.     In Suriname Dollar, one greenback equals 20.98 and in Swazi Lilangeni, a buck equals 14.25 and in Swedish Krona, one dollar equals 8.54 of theirs. [xiv]        
  70. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.293 per gallon, $3.010 in Florida, $4.028 in Hawaii, and $3.788 in Washington state. [xv]    Let’s look at one other location- South Carolina: $2.814.  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- Ghana: $4.091 per U.S. Gallon. [xvi] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,480,072,652,159 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Sweden, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Australia with $40 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position.    
  71. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I–  Here are today’s figures from One America News regarding the vast numbers of illegals residing in the country as well as the bottomless pool of money they are siphoning up from the back pockets of U.S. taxpayers.  First, here is the Cost this Day of caring for these parasites: $619,279,680.  Next, here is the Total Cost this Year of caring for these denizens of the Third World: $201,167,273,984 (and the Democrats are always promising black Americans ‘reparations for slavery.’ Well, the reparations are going to illegal aliens.  Next, here is the number of illegals who have crossed the border just this year: 2,061,803.   Next, here is the estimate of illegal aliens in the country as of today (and this is a modest number): 36,061,804.  As for other illegal alien news, today is Day No. 102 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be border czar and Day No. 8 since her last ‘photo op’ to El Paso, Texas.  The Bidenistas cannot figure out a way by which they can eject this pathetic excuse for a politician from the regime.  It’s not like Barack Hussein Obama can be vice president… 
  72. 2021 Saturday G: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Chi-Com hacking group, ‘Indigozebra,’ is getting the blame for hacking into more than 1,000 businesses and infecting their computers with ransomware.  That’s the Chi-Coms for you.  Meanwhile, Israel is investigating a half-assed missile attack on one of its cargo ships plying the waters of the northern Indian Ocean.  The CSAV Tyndall, owned and operated by Israel until recently suffered minor damage from a missile suspected to be from Iran.  Israel, drop a nuke on those backward bastards.  Light them up!
  73. 2021 Saturday H: Political News I– Governor Larry Hogan, RINO-MD, is demanding that House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer stop playing politics with the infrastructure, meaning it’s time for them to ‘shit or get the hell off the pot.’  It’s pretty flipping bad when a RINO is bitching out the half-witted Democratic Party leadership but he’s right.  Get it going Chuck and Nancy.   Speaking of “Mumbles” Pelosi, Rep. Pete Sessions, R-TX 17th congressional district, says that the ‘January 06, 2021 ‘probe’ is a load of partisan crap.’  In other political news, Joe Biden named Amy Gutmann to be U.S. ambassador to Germany.
  74. 2021 Saturday I: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– Some wag fired 23 shots into the home of Alabama Senator Vivian Davis Figures.  Since she is a Democrat, it was probably a Jussie Smollett-style setup to gin up anger among certain communities so as to get the pot boiling before summer truly gets underway.   In other news, police take 11 men into custody after a tense standoff between the heavily armed individuals and the cops in Wakefield, Massachusetts.  In other crime-related news, Chicago Mayor Lori “Frog-Face” Lightfoot is blaming- get this- President Donald J. Trump for the humongous spike in shootings and other violence and has called Newsmax for reporting on this tragedy ‘incendiary.’  What is wrong with this crackpot woman?
  75. 2021 Saturday J: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws– Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3574 with a $61 million pot on the line: 04, 09, 21, 33, 40, and Mega 16.  Out of 135,590 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $50,773.  The winning ticket was sold at CVS in Benicia, CA 94510.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #860 with a $113 million pot up for grabs: 26, 40, 41, 55, 65, and Powerball 24.  Out of 58,617 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was one person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $33,371.
  76. 2022 Sunday: Tomorrow is the Fourth of July- all patriots must celebrate it! 

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

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[i] We celebrated the music of the amazing Little Feat beginning on Tuesday, 11-June-2013 through Monday, 15-July-2013.  One of the great unsung bands of all time, we hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your music collection.

[ii] We promoted the music of the Zombies, Argent, Rod Argent, and Colin Blunstone beginning on Monday, 28-October-2019 through Sunday, 05-January-2020.  Please, check them out.

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

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

[v] We promoted the music of the Doors, the famed Los Angeles, California, hard rocking psychedelic band beginning on Saturday, 18-February-2012 through 02-April-2012.  We hope you will seek this legendary band out and consider adding it to your ever-growing collection.

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

[vii] 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)

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

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

[x] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

150. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 30, 2022

2015 Saturday: After a United States military surveillance flight identifies artillery on one of China’s fabricated islands in the South China Sea, concerns over security in the Asia-Pacific region increase by nations opposed to an expansionist communist China.

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150. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 30, 2022:

Memorial Day / Decoration Day (Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, and California) / Jefferson Davis Birthday (Mississippi)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice of the United States John Catron; “The White Album” by the Beatles, the Clash featuring Topper Headon, the Dave Clark Five featuring Lenny Davidson, Derek and the Dominos featuring Carl Radle, Duran Duran featuring Stephen Duffy, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Peter Keys, and Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Jim Murray:

  1. 1415 Tuesday: The 205.2nd Roman Catholic Antipope John XXIII ends his reign as ‘pontiff’ in opposition to Pope Gregory XII.  The reign of John XXIII began on May 25, 1410.
  2. 1416 Thursday: The Catholic Church burns Jerome of Prague at the stake for heresy.
  3. 1431 Monday:  Condemned as a heretic, her captors burned Joan of Arc at the stake in Rouen, France.
  4. 1498 Monday: Christopher Columbus and six ships depart Spain for the New World on their third trip to the Western Hemisphere.
  5. 1536 Saturday: England’s King Henry VIII marries Jane Seymour, 11 days after second wife, Anne Boleyn went to the headsman.  Her crime: Treason and adultery.
  6. 1539 Tuesday: Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto discovers Florida.
  7. 1588 Monday: The Spanish Armada under the command of Admiral Medina-Sidonia departs Lisbon, Portugal, for the invasion of England.
  8. 1783 Friday: Benjamin Towner of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, publishes the first daily newspaper in the United States.
  9. 1814 Monday: The victors sign the Treaty of Paris and Napoleon Bonaparte abdicates for the first time and heads into exile.
  10. 1821 Wednesday: James Boyd patents the first rubber fire hose.
  11. 1822 Thursday: A house slave betrays the Denmark Vesey conspiracy resulting in 37 blacks meeting their end on the gallows.
  12. 1848 Tuesday: Mexico ratifies the treaty with the United States that hands over California, New Mexico, and parts of Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and Colorado for $15 million.  Elsewhere, W.G. Young patented the ice cream freezer.
  13. 1854 Tuesday: The federal government established the territories of Nebraska and Kansas on this date.
  14. 1865 Tuesday: In Nashville, Tennessee, 26th Associate Justice John Catron- Democrat- of the United States Supreme Court died on this date.  President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill a new seat on the nation’s high court.  He served May 01, 1837, to May 30, 1865.
  15. 1868 Saturday: When two women place flowers on the graves of both Union and Confederate soldiers, it becomes the first observance of Memorial Day.  This event occurs in Columbus, Mississippi.
  16. 1876 Tuesday: The reign of the 32nd Ottoman Turkish Sultan and Caliph of all SUNNI ISLAM- Abdulaziz- ends on this date.  He first became the protector of the faithful on June 25, 1861.  His successor, the 33rd Sultan Murad V begins on this date.  Murad V would guide the faithful from today until August 31, 1876.  
  17. 1879 Friday: William Vanderbilt renamed Gilmore’s Garden in New York City to Madison Square Garden on this date.
  18. 1883 Wednesday: Sparked by a rumor that the recently opened Brooklyn Bridge was in danger of collapse, 12 people died during a stampede of fearful bridge-crossers.
  19. 1896 Saturday: The first automobile accident occurred in New York City.
  20. 1908 Saturday: The forerunner to the Federal Reserve System in the United States, the Aldrich-Vineland Currency Act, undergoes passage in Congress.
  21. 1911 Tuesday: The first Indy 500 took place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway; the winner was Ray Harroun, who drove a Marmon Wasp for more than 6.5 hours at an average speed of 74.6 mph and collected a prize of $10,000.
  22. 1912 Thursday: The United States dispatched U.S. Marines to Nicaragua to protect American interests from civil strife afflicting the Central American nation on this date.
  23. 1914 Saturday: The new and then largest Cunard Ocean liner RMS Aquitania at 45,647 tons, sets sail on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England, to New York City.
  24. 1922 Tuesday: The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., was dedicated on today’s date.  Attending the ceremony were President Warren G. Harding, Chief Justice William Howard Taft, and Robert Todd Lincoln.
  25. 1935 Thursday: Babe Ruth played in his last major leagues baseball game for the Boston Braves, leaving after the first inning of the first game of a double-header against the Philadelphia Phillies, who won both games.  Three days later, Ruth announced his retirement from the sport.
  26. 1937 Sunday: Demonstrating near the Republic Steel Plant in South Chicago, 12 steelworkers lost their lives when police fired on them.
  27. 1941 Friday: The British army enters Baghdad, Iraq, in hot pursuit of the fleeing pro-Axis government forces.
  28. 1942 Saturday: In California, one of the founding members of the psychedelic rock band, Quicksilver Messenger Service[i], 1965-1967- guitarist/vocalist Jim Murray- is born.  In response to the murder of Reinhard Heydrich, SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler arrives in Prague to check on the repressive measures ordered by him and Adolf Hitler.
  29. 1943 Sunday: During World War II, American troops secured the Aleutian island of Attu from Japanese forces.  Meanwhile, French General Charles de Gaulle arrives in Algiers, Algeria.
  30. 1944 Tuesday: In Enfield, Middlesex, future guitarist with the Dave Clark Five- Lenny Davidson- is born.   He would be integral member in helping to fashion the sound of this amazing British rock band.
  31. 1948 Sunday: A dike along the flooding Columbia River breaks, which obliterates the city of Vanport, Oregon.  Within minutes, the disaster leads to 15 deaths and tens of thousands of homeless people.
  32. 1955 Monday: Future drummer with the British rock band, the Clash[ii]—Topper Headon—is born in Bromley, England, on this date.
  33. 1958 Friday: Unidentified American service members killed in World War II and the Korean War undergo internment in the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery.
  34. 1960 Monday: In Alum Rock, Birmingham, England, future original bassist and then drummer of the British rock band, Duran Duran- Stephen Duffy- is born.
  35. 1961 Tuesday: Long-time Dominican Republic dictator Rafael Trujillo loses his life when opponents assassinate him.
  36. 1965 Sunday: Vivian Malone becomes the first black to graduate from the University of Alabama.
  37. 1967 Tuesday: Peter Keys, keyboardist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[iii] since 2009, was born on this date in Burlington, Vermont.  
  38. 1968 Thursday: The Beatles[iv] begin work on their only double album, “Beatles” aka “The White Album.”
  39. 1970 Saturday: Baseball authorities return All-Star voting back to the fans. 
  40. 1971 Sunday: The American space probe Mariner 9 blasted off from Cape Kennedy, Florida, on a journey to Mars.  Meanwhile, during a Grateful Dead concert, 37 people require hospitalization from drinking apple juice containing copious amounts of LSD.
  41. 1972 Tuesday: 3 Japanese terrorists kill 24 and wound 72 at Tel Aviv’s Lod International Airport.
  42. 1980 Friday: The first papal visit since 1814 to France occurs on this date.
  43. 1982 Sunday: In the closest Indy 500, Gordon Johncock defeats Rick Mears of Bakersfield, California, by 0.16 seconds.  Elsewhere, in Claremore, Oklahoma, famed rock bassist Carl Radle who played with Eric Clapton in Derek and the Dominos[v] and as Clapton’s bassist, lost his battle with kidney disease; he was 37 years-old.
  44. 1987 Saturday: At the two-minute mark in the sixth round of their heavyweight unification title fight- scheduled for 12 rounds, Mike Tyson scores a TKO on Pinklon Thomas.  Tyson retained the WBA and WBC championship titles while putting his pro record to 30-0.  As for Thomas, his record went to 29-2-1.
  45. 1989 Tuesday: Protesters in Beijing erected a “Goddess of Democracy” statue in Tiananmen Square.
  46. 1991 Thursday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that courts can hold prosecutors legally liable for advice they give to law enforcement agents working on their behalf.
  47. 1998 Saturday: A powerful earthquake hit northern Afghanistan killing at least 5,000 people.
  48. 2002 Thursday: New York City held a ceremony on this date officially to mark the end of the cleanup efforts from the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
  49. 2008 Friday: Diplomats from 111 nations meeting in Dublin, Ireland, adopted a landmark treaty banning cluster bombs.  However, the United States and other leading manufacturers of cluster bombs like China, Russia, Israel, India, and Pakistan boycotted the talks. 
  50. 2011 Monday: Germany’s Angela Merkel pledges to end all use of nuclear power by the year 2022.
  51. 2011 Monday: Executing its final mission, the Space Shuttle Endeavor undocks from the International Space Station for the return trip to Earth.
  52. 2013 Thursday: President Barack Obama appoints James Comey as the new director of the FBI.
  53. 2014 Friday: Shelly Sterling, Donald Sterling’s wife and co-owner of the L.A. Clippers, plans to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion; the sale depends on approval from the NBA and Donald.
  54. 2015 Saturday: After a United States military surveillance flight identifies artillery on one of China’s fabricated islands in the South China Sea, concerns over security in the Asia-Pacific region increase by nations opposed to an expansionist communist China.
  55. 2017 Tuesday: ISIS terrorists set off a car bomb outside a Baghdad ice cream shop which kills 17 and wounds numerous others.  Scumbags.
  56. 2018 Wednesday: A grand jury in New York City indicts big movie producer and good friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton- Harvey Weinstein- on rape charges.  Wow.  Meanwhile, the Illinois House of Representatives votes 72-45 to pass the Equal Rights Amendment.  This is something that seemingly cannot happen at the national level.   Elsewhere, to discuss the upcoming summit in June, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with North Korean top official, Kim Yong-choi in the Big Apple today.  Things might happen next month, good things for both the United States and North Korea.
  57. 2019 Thursday: At the Jurassic Park Arena in Toronto, Canada, the Toronto Raptors- in their first NBA Finals ever- win Game 1 by beating the visiting Golden State Warriors by a final score of 118-109.   Meanwhile, singer R. Kelly finds himself slammed with 11 new counts of sexual assault, misconduct, and other charges related to his lust for underage women and sometimes filming them. 
  58. 2020 Saturday: First, America returns to space what with the NASA-SpaceX collaboration as early in the afternoon, liftoff occurred with the Falcon 9 rocket and astronauts Bob Bacon and Doug Hurley made it safely into space.  God protect you, gentlemen, no longer does the United States have to rely on Russia to get our men and women into space.
  59. 2020 Saturday A: Protests continue around the nation over the death of George Floyd this past Monday in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  The night before, extremely violent protests left many cities little more than moonscapes with stores burnt down, the husks of cars littering the streets.  As day progressed, more and more protesters and rioters returned to the streets and began going at it again.  There can be NO question that communist China is colluding with the Democratic Party via funding and resources because the level of coordination for the conflagrations around the country is beyond most liberal losers to pull off on their own.  We believe that President Trump must rebuff Beijing every day and tell them, “YOU aren’t getting away with this!”  Free Hong Kong!  Free Taiwan!  Free Macau!  Free Tibet!  Now, for the Wuhan Bat Flu statistics.  Here we go:
  60. 2020 Saturday B: The Chinese Virus continues flowing around the world but with the protests raging in the streets of America, no one seems much concerned.  Many aren’t wearing masks.  Here are the global stats for today: 6,054,187 confirmed cases, 368,711 confirmed deaths, but 2,562,191 confirmed recoveries which far outpaces the number of deaths.  Excellent.  Here are the stats for the United States: 1,805,745 confirmed cases, 105,159 confirmed deaths, but 390,404 confirmed recoveries which would be much higher if Blue State governors were honest and would share those numbers.  In the three states where the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 108,878 confirmed cases, 4,060 confirmed deaths, but NO MENTION yet again of confirmed recoveries.  Governor Gavin Newsom, get with it and share those numbers, you worthless POS.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 647 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, but 604 confirmed recoveries which is extremely good.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 21,288 confirmed cases, 1,118 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Gov. Jay Inslee plays the same brand of deceptive liberal politics and won’t share honest statistics.  Shame on him!  Shame on Gov. Newsom!  Recall BOTH of them.
  61. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 171,006,181 confirmed cases, +388,054, 3,556,019  confirmed deaths, +7,837 and 153,278,160 confirmed recoveries, +52,339.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,042,922 confirmed cases, UP 7,604 from yesterday’s reporting, 609,544 confirmed deaths, UP 124,[vi] and 27,840,817 confirmed recoveries, UP 21,856.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vii]  
  62. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 291,598 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 168,011 deaths  
  63. 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: 3,789,318 confirmed cases, 63,245 confirmed deaths, and 2,054,021 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,320,818 confirmed cases, 36,774 confirmed deaths, and 1,943,113 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,246 confirmed cases, 500 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 437,952 confirmed cases, 5,829 confirmed deaths, and 212,777 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Indiana: they have 743,696 confirmed cases, 13,620 confirmed deaths, and 710,986 confirmed recoveries.[viii]   
  64. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,458 confirmed cases, 6,411 confirmed deaths, and 832,693 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- El Salvador, home of MS-13: 73,246 cases of the virus, 2,245 confirmed deaths and 68,408 confirmed recoveries.[ix]     
  65. 2021 Sunday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,529.45, UP 64.81 points (+0.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,748.74, UP 12.46 points (+0.091%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,204.11, UP 3.23 points (+0.077%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.63 per barrel, +0.31 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,903.70 per troy oz., +1.20 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $28.07 per troy ounce, +0.05 (+0.18%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,184.40 per troy oz, +2.00 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.67 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,822.33 per troy oz, +17.19 (+0.61%).[xi] The price of RHODIUM is $24,750.00 per troy oz., +2000.00 (+8.79%).[xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Central African CFA Franc, one greenback equals 532.21 and in Chilean Peso, a buck equals 724.05 and in Colombian Peso, one dollar equals 3,705.75 of theirs.[xiii]      
  66. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.197 per gallon, $2.866 in Florida, $3.926 in Hawaii, and $3.576 in Washington state.[xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- U.S. Arizona: $3.126.  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- Sierra Leone: $3.142 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,348,229,478,276 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  67. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, this is Day #69 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka the “Laughing Hyena,” to be in charge of the southern border and not to have visited it.  Her ‘vice presidential’ salary is being well-spent as you can see.
  68. 2021 Sunday G: Foreign News / Overseas News– It looks like the Israelis are going to do to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu what the British people did to Prime Minister Winston Churchill at the end of World War II after he saved the UK like Netanyahu has Israel- countless time- vote him out and move on.  Netanyahu has saved Israel countless times and now that he has and the Palestinians have lit them up with more than 4,000 rockets, it appears the liberals in Israel are going to boot him and suck up to Gaza Strip and to Iran in a roundabout way,  Wow. At least Bill Maher is defending Israel unlike the rest of American liberals.  In other foreign and overseas news, news reports say that Mexican drug cartels are hunting Mexican law enforcement officers in their homes.  It sounds like Mexico- if it wants to remain a sovereign nation instead of an Afghanistan-like s**thole, they had better mobilize their military and start cleaning out this nest of vipers.
  69. 2021 Sunday H: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– The Arizona 2020 Election Audit continues even without the help of Democrats within the state who seem to be intent at keeping it under wraps rather than jumping in with both feet to demonstrate there was NO funny business.  The auditors are hand-counting 1 million ballots.  God bless them for doing what is RIGHT.  
  70. 2021 Sunday I: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– In the era of ‘Drooling Joe’ Biden, last night/early this morning in Miami-Dade County in Florida, a gunman assaulted a concert, shot two dead, and wounded another 20.  In this era of gun control, amazing at how many folks are getting shot.   Meanwhile, Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, DS, is bragging about how well gun control in the Golden State is doing a few days after the VTA train yard massacre in San Jose, California.   In another incident last night in Pittsburgh, a thug opens fire at a shopping mall but killed no one- two perps are in custody.
  71. 2021 Sunday J: Political News I– The Wisconsin state Assembly has ordered an investigation into Mark Zuckerberg-funded Center for Tech and Civic Life.  About time this little POS began to get his.  Next, a Michigan court rules that six recall petitions against Governor “Gravel Gertie” Gretchen Whitmer and one against Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist can move ahead.  Good.  Remove both of them from office.  Still, their supporters say they will fight the recall efforts in the courts.  Time to cut bait and go.  Moving on, as the Texas elections security bill moves forward, mumbling, stumbling old senile Joe Biden blasts the Lone Star State.  What a loser. Elsewhere, Governor J. Kevin Stitt, R-OK, says that ‘masks are no longer required in all government buildings.’
  72. 2021 Sunday K: Political News II– One America News reports a major poll regarding HOW the American people- in this case, New Yorkers- feel about the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Nearly 100-percent of the respondents believe the Chi-Vi came out of the Wuhan Institute of Virology nor did they believe it a naturally-occurring virus but a lab-engineered one cooked up by the Chi-Coms.  Some even believed it was retaliation for President Donald J. Trump putting an ass-whooping on them over trade.  (Note- we have said that the virus was ‘too convenient’ as for the Chi-Coms, it allowed them to clamp down on Hong Kong as well as to put their stooge Joe Biden into the White House.  They are going to pay for this BIG TIME.  Retribution is coming).   
  73. 2021 Sunday L: Political News III– Rep. Guy Reschenthaler, R-PA 14th congressional district, says the ONLY one responsible for rising inflation is Joe Biden and no one else.  In other political news, Democrats are pushing ahead with H.R. 127- the Firearm Licensing and Registration Act- which requires even more background checks, 24 hours of training paid for by the gun buyer, as well as clearance by a psychiatrist who will interview NOT only the buyer but every member of the immediate family meaning any and all relatives they can reel in with their dragnet.  Even more problematic is that all this information would become PUBLIC meaning everyone would know the guns one has as well as all the background information.  (Note- good thing we all have our firearms and will only buy them out of the backs of car trunks should this crap law ever become law of the land).
  74. 2021 Sunday M: Miscellaneous News I– the United Nations has released a report stating the danger of KILLER autonomous drones flying all over the damned place.  How soon before targeted assassinations are occurring in the skies above every nation?  If the tech companies can kill people with impunity in the Third World, soon, the thugs in the Third  will be repaying the favor.   Elsewhere, former General David Petraeus says the government has a responsibility to care for U.S. service personnel sickened by the notorious burn pits.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Coast Guard calls off a search for 10 missing Cuban refugees who went into the water off the Florida Keys.  Two bodies were recovered while several others were rescued.  The Coast Guard searched 800,000 square miles of ocean.        
  75. 2022 Monday:  It’s a holiday weekend, hopefully it will be a slow news day…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0846 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Monoliths.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next Beach Boys album remains one of our favorites; in fact, it is the first of several that we hold especially dear.  Today’s album, “Sunflower,” came out on August 31, 1970, and although critics once again were extremely unkind and sales were crappy, it is an extraordinary album from start to finish.  The lineup on “Sunflower” features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), and Bruce Johnston (vocals and bass).  Beginning with “Slip on Through,” sung by Dennis, the absolutely beautiful, “This Whole World” sung by Carl followed by “Add Some Music to Your Day” sung by all the band members to “Got to Know the Woman” (another Dennis rocker) to “Deidre” by Bruce Johnston to “It’s About Time,” a rocker sung by Carl and Mike.  Side two starts off with another Bruce Johnston classic, “Tears in the Morning” followed by the hauntingly beautiful, “All I Wanna Do” (Mike Love).  Next, “Forever,” a lovely Dennis love song followed by “Our Sweet Love,” a heart-warming Carl Wilson love song to “At My Window” (Bruce and Brian) to the closer, “Cool, Cool Water” sung by Brian and Mike.  Folks, this is one of the best albums by the Beach Boys and the first of several that are absolutely stunning.  We hope you seek it out and make it part of your nonstop growing collection.  Enjoy.

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

[ii] We 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.

[iii] We hope to share the music of Lynyrd Skynyrd sometime in the next decade.  At least by 2029.

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

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

[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.

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

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

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

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

  1. 672 Thursday: The 77th Roman Catholic Pope Adeodatus II assumes his position as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his flock from today until June 17, 676.
  2. 678 Thursday: The reign of the 78th Roman Catholic Pontiff- Pope Donus- ends on this date.  He first became the shepherd of all Christendom on November 02, 676.
  3. 896 Wednesday: The reign of the 112th Roman Catholic Pope Boniface VI begins on this date.  He would guide his earthly flock from today until April 26, 896.
  4. 1111 Tuesday: The reign of the 160.3rd Roman Catholic Antipope Sylvester IV ends on this date.  Elected in opposition to Pope Paschal II, Sylvester IV first became pontiff on November 08, 1105.
  5. 1471 Tuesday: King Edward IV of England conquers London from King Henry VI.
  6. 1564 Saturday: England and France sign the Peace of Troyes.
  7. 1689 Monday: William III and Mary II undergo crowning as joint sovereigns of Britain. 
  8. 1713 Tuesday: The Treaty of Utrecht undergoes signing, ending the War of Spanish Succession.
  9. 1775 Tuesday: The last execution for witchcraft in Germany takes place.
  10. 1783 Friday: Upon receiving a copy of the provisional treaty on March 13, the U.S. Congress proclaims that hostilities formally cease in the American Revolutionary War.
  11. 1794 Friday: In Dorchester, Massachusetts, the future 20th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Everett is born.  He would serve under President Millard Fillmore from November 06, 1852, to March 04, 1853.  Over the course of his lifetime, he was a member of several political parties: National Republican, Whig, Constitutional Union, National Union.
  12. 1814 Monday: After Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated as the French emperor, the British and their allies then banished him to the island of Elba.
  13. 1848 Tuesday: Hungary becomes a constitutional monarchy under King Ferdinand of Austria.
  14. 1856 Friday: Costa Rica beats back William Walker’s invading Nicaraguan army.
  15. 1860 Wednesday: In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, future 48th U.S. Secretary of War John W. Weeks is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Warren G. Harding from March 05, 1921, to October 13,1925.
  16. 1862 Friday: In Glens Falls, N.Y., future 44th U.S. secretary of state and 11th U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice of the United States Charles Evans Hughes is born.  As secretary of state, Hughes- a Republican- served under President Warren G. Harding from March 05, 1921, to March 04, 1925.  As for the U.S. Supreme Court, Hughes was the 62nd over all justice on the nation’s highest court.   President Herbert Hoover nominated him to fill William Howard Taft’s seat and as the 11th chief justice of the court, he served from February 24, 1930, to June 30, 1941.
  17. 1864 Monday: During the Civil War, the Battle of Mobile, Alabama, takes place with the results that the Confederate troops abandon the city.  
  18. 1865 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln spoke to a crowd outside the White House, saying, “We meet this evening, not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart.”  (It was the last public address that President Lincoln would ever deliver).
  19. 1868 Saturday: Japan abolishes the Shogunate.
  20. 1876 Tuesday: General Sir Charles Gordon ends religious tolerance in the Sudan.  Elsewhere, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks underwent organization on this date.  
  21. 1890 Friday: The federal government designates Ellis Island, New York, as an immigration station.
  22. 1893 Tuesday: In Middletown, CT, future 51st U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson is born.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from January 21, 1949, to January 20, 1953.
  23. 1898 Monday: President William F. McKinley asks for a declaration of war against Spain.
  24. 1899 Tuesday: The Treaty of Paris ends the Spanish-American War with the result that Spain cedes Puerto Rico to the United States.
  25. 1906 Wednesday: Physicist Albert Einstein introduces his Theory of Relativity.
  26. 1912 Thursday: The RMS Titanic leaves Queenstown, Ireland, bound for New York.
  27. 1913 Friday: Postmaster General Albert S. Burleson, during a meeting of President Woodrow’s cabinet, proposed gradually segregating whites and blacks who worked for the Railway Mail Service, a policy that went into effect and spread to other agencies.
  28. 1921 Monday: Iowa became the first state to impose a cigarette tax, at 2 cents a package.  Meanwhile, the first live sports event on radio took place on KDKA Radio.  The event was a boxing match between Johnny Ray and Jonny Dundee.
  29. 1930 Friday: In New York City, N.Y., future 68th U.S. Treasury Secretary Nicholas F. Brady is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush from September 15, 1988, to January 17, 1993.
  30. 1931 Saturday: Construction on the Empire State Building in New York City ended on this date, with the official opening set for May 1, 1931.
  31. 1941 Friday: The German Luftwaffe blitzes the city of Coventry, England.
  32. 1944 Tuesday: Russian Generals Fyodor Tolbukhin and Andrey Yeremenko are preparing to hammer the German and Rumanian troops going to ground around Sebastopol in the Ukraine.  They have a total of 470,000 seasoned battle troops, 560 tanks and self-propelled guns not to mention a vast air armada and artillery divisions at their command.  Hitler promises his troops that he will send them reinforcements, but the Germans cannot train them fast enough to go into the meatgrinder on the Eastern Front.[i]
  33. 1945 Wednesday: During World War II, American soldiers liberated the notorious Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald in Germany.
  34. 1947 Friday: Jackie Robison became the first black player in major league history by playing in an exhibition game with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
  35. 1950 Tuesday: In Bemus Point, N.Y., the 43rd U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby died.  He began political life as a member of the GOP, then a Progressive, and finally a Democrat. He served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 23, 1920, to March 04, 1921.
  36. 1951 Wednesday: President Harry S. Truman relieved General Douglas McArthur of his commands in the Far East.
  37. 1954 Sunday: As the Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues to rage, Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais reorganizes the remaining portion of the camp and outlying posts into five sectors, all commanded by a single officer who would report directly to him.  The French are beginning to regain their confidence as radio eavesdropping of their communist enemies show that morale is extremely low on their side.  Thousands of People’s Army soldiers have been killed or wounded and General Giap is having to scramble to get reinforcements of his own sent to what many in other parts of the country believe is little more than a burial ground.  Can the French sustain the fight?  Can the communists?  We shall see.[ii]
  38. 1956 Wednesday: France decides to send 200,000 reservists to the war in Algeria.
  39. 1961 Tuesday: Israel commences its prosecution of war criminal Adolf Eichmann for genocide.
  40. 1963 Thursday: the 261st Roman Catholic Pope John XXIII issued his final encyclical, “Pacem in Terris”— “Peace on Earth.”
  41. 1967 Tuesday: In Miami Beach, Florida, heavyweight boxer “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier scores a 5th-round TKO over opponent, Jefferson Davis, to put his pro record to 15-0.
  42. 1968 Thursday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson signs the 1968 Civil Rights Act.
  43. 1970 Saturday: Apollo 13 with astronauts James A. Lovell, Fred W. Haise and Jack Swigert, blasted off on its ill-fated mission to the moon.
  44. 1976 Sunday: Computer geeks create the Apple I computer on this date. 
  45. 1979 Wednesday: As rebels and exiles backed by Tanzanian forces seize control of his ruined nation, the people depose Idi Amin as president of Uganda. 
  46. 1980 Friday: The Equal Employment Commission regulates sexual harassment on the job.
  47. 1981 Saturday: In Paradise, Nevada, at Caesar’s Palace, Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, beats Trevor Berbick in a 15 round unanimous decision to retain the WBC and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  With the win, Holmes record improved to 37-0 while Berbick’s record dropped to 18—2-1.  Meanwhile, at the Concord Resort Hotel in Thompson, N.Y., heavyweight boxer, “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon scored an 8-round unanimous decision over opponent, Dave Johnson, to put his pro record to 9-0.  Elsewhere, President Ronald Reagan returned to the White House from the hospital, 12 days after he was wounded in an assassination attempt.
  48. 1984 Wednesday: General-Secretary Konstantin U. Chernenko becomes president of the Soviet Union on this date.  Meanwhile, Chinese troops invade Vietnam because Vietnam won’t comply with the Chi-Com demands.  
  49. 1991 Thursday: The UN Security Council issues a ceasefire in the case of Desert Storm and the invasion of Iraq.
  50. 1992 Saturday: In Paradise, Nevada, heavyweight boxer “Big George” Foreman won a 10-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Alex “The Destroyer” Stewart, to put his professional record to 71-3.  As for the ‘Destroyer,” his record went to 28-4.
  51. 1996 Thursday: The Detroit Red Wings become the second NHL team to win 60 games in a season.  Elsewhere, in Vancouver, Canada, heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith scores a TKO of opponent, Troy Roberts, at the 2:36 minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout.  “Bonecrusher” Smith’s record went to 42-15-1 with the victory.
  52. 1998 Saturday: The executive committee of the Ulster Union Party voted 55-23 to support the Northern Ireland peace accord and its leader, David Trimble, who had outmaneuvered rebels in his ranks.
  53. 2001 Wednesday: The crew of the damaged U.S. spy plane forced to land in Hainan Island off the coast of mainland China is released.  However, their plane is kept for another couple of weeks so the Chi-Coms can go over every inch of the plane before sending it back to President George W. Bush in pieces.
  54. 2002 Thursday: An attempted coup d’état takes place in Venezuela against thug president Hugo Chavez. More than half-a-million angry, pissed off Venezuelans marching through the streets.  You people should have overthrown this thug when you had the opportunity.
  55. 2003 Friday: U.S. troops begin rolling into Mosul, Iraq, on this date encountering minimal resistance.  Once the ‘shock and awe’ of U.S. hammer blows on Iraqi forces became overwhelming, many units began moving into the Round 2 strategy of melting into the population and initiating a guerilla war against the Coalition forces.  This would go on for several years.  Violent, bloody, and damned depressing.
  56. 2004 Sunday: It’s Easter Sunday and President George W. Bush is visiting U.S. troops at a base in Iraq, one that’s been hit hard by fighting and attacks.  The president acknowledges it’s been a harrowing week and professes NO idea as to when things might improve.  We probably should not have invaded the country, President Bush, it was a BIG FLIPPING mistake.  Still, we broke it, it’s ours.
  57. 2005 Monday: Hezbollah sends several drones into Israeli airspace, claiming to be conducting reconnaissance over the world’s only Jewish state in response to some border problems between Lebanon and Israel.  The Israeli Air Force takes to the skies and conducts numerous low-level air penetrations all across southern Lebanon.  The Hezbollah rats scurry back into their sewers.
  58. 2006 Tuesday: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces that Iran has successfully enriched uranium.  Elsewhere, terror befalls tens of thousands of revelers celebrating the birth of the Prophet Muhammad as a suicide bomber sets off a device that blows 47 to meet the Prophet sooner than they planned and injures another 85-90 people.  What the hell is wrong with these people? 
  59. 2007 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate is considering a bill with which to allow more scientific research on stem cells.  However, President George W. Bush threatens a veto as he should.  Meanwhile, the chair of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee (and presidential candidate) Joseph R. Biden says he backs the idea of using force in Darfur.  What is it about these Deep Staters who want to involve the United States in wars across the planet?  Enough is enough.  We are tied down in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  60. 2008 Friday: Somali pirates operating in the Gulf of Aden (goes on year after year) release 30 hostages captured aboard a French luxury yacht plying the area.  Folks, who the f**k wants to take a scenic trip through ‘pirate alley?’ (We heard once that the Saudis were considering filling a yacht with people who wanted to light the pirates up just for sport.  Now that is a boat upon which, we would love to sail!).
  61. 2009 Saturday: In the Gulf of Aden, the French navy does battle with Somali pirates who captured a yacht.  The sailors kill several of the thugs, rout the rest, and recover at least four hostages.  We believe it’s time for world powers to join forces and wipe out this scourge of scumbags.  This is the 21st century, folks.
  62. 2010 Sunday: Tehran announces that the Iranians will participate in the upcoming Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty talks in New York.  Of course, they are going to say and do anything necessary for them to continue keeping their nuclear weapons program a clandestine one.  Elsewhere, Poles around the world are commencing a week of mourning their leader, President Lech Kaczynski, who died along with several others in a mysterious plane crash outside Smolensk, Russia.
  63. 2011 Monday: In France, a law banning the wearing of the burqa and the hijab goes into effect on this day—screw the Muslims!  In Egypt in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, protesters demanding ousted President Hosni Mubarak face charges for all kinds of crimes and who were lit up the day before are back demanding all sorts of reforms be instituted to make the country more ‘Islamic.’
  64. 2012 Wednesday:  The North Korean Workers Party names Kin Jong Un First Secretary, with his father, Kim Jong IL as the party’s “eternal” General Secretary.  Elsewhere, rescuers reach nine trapped miners in a collapses copper mine in the southern part of Peru.
  65. 2013 Thursday: Malawi President Joyce Banda accuses singer Madonna of ‘bullying state officials’ after exaggerating the contributions of her charity and complaining about her treatment during a recent visit to the country.  Elsewhere, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan’s offer of amnesty for Boko Haram thugs- if they’d straighten up and stop murdering and abducting people- is rejected by the terrorist group.
  66. 2014 Friday: Budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell is nominated to replace Kathleen Sibelius as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services.  Meanwhile, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Cat Stevens[iii], Nirvana[iv], KISS[v], Hall & Oates[vi], Linda Ronstadt[vii], and Peter Gabriel[viii] on this date.  Meanwhile, as Muslims and Christians kill one another in the Central African Republic, the United Nations agrees to send 12,000 blue helmets to keep the two groups from continuing the bloodshed.
  67. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro meet at the Summit of the Americas in Panama for talks aimed at thawing relations; the historic meeting marks the first interaction in decades between top leaders of the two nations.  President Obama loves communists, and he loves jihadists, especially Shiite ones.
  68. 2016 Monday: In war-torn Yemen, a U.N.-backed ceasefire goes into effect between Saudi Arabia and Iranian-backed Houthi rebels.  Elsewhere, Goldman Sachs, seen as one of the big causes of the 2008 fiscal crisis that conveniently helped Barack Hussein Obama win the White House reached a settlement with the federal government for having sold ‘derivatives,’ packages of mortgages that contained numerous dogs which when everything went to hell took the entire economy down with it.  Anyhow, Goldman Sachs agreed to pay $5.06 billion to settle all claims.
  69. 2017 Tuesday: Famed rock-and-roll guitarist and co-leader of the J. Geils’ Band[ix], John J. Geils, died from natural causes on this date in Groton, Massachusetts, at age 71.  Elsewhere, as U.S. Navy assets approach the two Koreas, Kim Jong Un goes to the microphone banks to address his people (as well as the world) and threatens WAR with the United States if they don’t pull their forces back.  Elsewhere, a U.S. airstrike goes awry in Syria as American jets seeking to light up a bunch of ISIS scumbags instead kills 18 allied Syrian Democratic Forces troops.
  70. 2018 Wednesday: The Palestinians are upset that Israeli troops and a sniper who took out a Hamas thug got off without being in trouble.  Thus, they set off a bomb near some Israeli construction equipment which then leads the Israeli Defense Forces to light up some Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip.  What the hell is wrong with these people?   Meanwhile, other trouble-makers in the region- the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels- launch some rockets into Saudi Arabia one of which shows up in the skies over Riyadh but is taken down by Saudi air force jets.
  71. 2019 Thursday: Today, things ended for Julian Assange as British police forcibly removed him from the Ecuadoran embassy in London.   The United States wants him extradited so he can stand charges for his role in Wikileaks releasing loads of secret Iraq war documents.  Elsewhere, the son of a local sheriff in the great state of Louisiana undergoes arrest for having committed several acts of arson against historically black churches in the state.  Holden Matthews would eventually receive a sentence of 25 years in a federal prison with hate crimes attached.  POS.
  72. 2019 Thursday A: The 6.1st Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan assumed office on this date.  He would serve under President Donald J. Trump from today until November 13, 2019.
  73. 2020 Saturday: The day before Easter Sunday, Christian churches around the United States are under statewide and local orders NOT to perform services thanks to the despicable virus engineered in communist China and dispatched around the world.  Around the world, there are 1,684,833 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis with 102,136 confirmed deaths and 375,499 confirmed recoveries.   In the United States, Americans continue suffering thanks to our ‘friends’ in the People’s Republic of China what with 530,463 confirmed cases, 20,499 confirmed deaths, and 31,340 confirmed recoveries.  In order to fight this malignant plague, the Democratic Party wants to coopt the nation’s election systems and have everyone vote by mail.  What?
  74. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 135,869,704 confirmed cases, +839,540, 2,935,271  confirmed deaths, +14,734, and 77,284,566 confirmed recoveries, +508,538.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,397,113 confirmed cases, UP 48,882 from yesterday’s reporting, 567,591 confirmed deaths, UP 449, and 119,003,025 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[x] 
  75. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 239,048 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  
  76. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,696,791 confirmed cases, 60,334 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,124,233 confirmed cases, 34,021 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 30,956 confirmed cases, 471 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 377,979 confirmed cases, 5,373 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Oklahoma, home of the late great Bass Reeves, the true Lone Ranger: they have 442,805 confirmed cases, 6,691 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.[xi] 
  77. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 835,933 confirmed cases, 6,296 confirmed deaths, and 825,579 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Kazakhstan, yet another loyal client state of Russia: 320,881 cases of the virus, 3,267 confirmed deaths and 284,034 confirmed recoveries.[xii]
  78. 2021 Sunday D: U.S. CURRENCY COMPARED TO FOREIGN: Today, Bitcoin to one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.56 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.19.     In Ecuadorian Sucre, one greenback equals 25,000.00 and in French Pacific Franc, a buck equals 100.24.[xiii]
  79. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.932 per gallon, $2.839 in Florida, $3.725 in Hawaii, and $3.336 in Washington state.[xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- Georgia: $2.708.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,160,214,670,182 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
  80. 2022 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 499,644,267 confirmed cases, +458,572, 6,205,518 confirmed deaths, +2,146 and 449,418,898 confirmed recoveries, +703,516. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,101,946 confirmed cases, UP 38,957 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,012,427 confirmed deaths, UP 276,[xvi] and 79,952,429 confirmed recoveries, UP to 43,909.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xvii]
  81. 2022 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 563,134 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 198,469 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 446 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  82. 2022 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,133,348 confirmed cases, 89,498 confirmed deaths, and 8,881,898 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,911,882 confirmed cases, 73,583 confirmed deaths, and 5,796,163 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 241,972 confirmed cases, 1,382 confirmed deaths, and 236,602 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,467,059 confirmed cases, 12,566 confirmed deaths, and 1,429,877 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Montana: they have 272,919 confirmed cases, 3,255 confirmed deaths, and 269,320 confirmed recoveries.[xviii]   
  83. 2022 Monday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,006,177 confirmed cases, 10,591 confirmed deaths, and 3,941,841 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- St. Barth, 209th place on the list: 4,313 cases of the virus, 6 confirmed death and 4,307 confirmed recoveries.[xix]                         
  84. 2022 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,308.08, DOWN 413.04 points (-1.19%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,411.96 DOWN 299.04 points (-2.18%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,412.53, DOWN 75.75 points (-1.69%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $95.10 per barrel, +0.81 (+0.86%).  The price of GOLD is $1,956.10 per troy oz., +7.90 (+0.41%) while the price of SILVER is $25.23 per troy ounce, +0.24 (+0.97%).  The price of PLATINUM is $981.20 per troy oz, +3.40 (+0.35%) while the price of COPPER is $4.63 per pound, 0.00 (-0.04%).[xx]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,448.73 per troy oz., +16.56 (+0.68%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,900.00 per troy oz., -100.00 (-0.53%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,180,000.00 per CNY/T, -30,000.00 (-2.48%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,229.00 per USD/T, -145.50 (-4.31%). The price of ZINC is $4,320.00 per USD/T., +65.50 (+1.54%).   The price of COCOA is $2,616.00 per USD/T, -4.00 (-0.15%).  The price of COFFEE is $236.60 per USD/T, +4.95 (+2.14%).  The price of LUMBER is $886.30 USD 1,000 board feet -63.60 (-6.70%).[xxi]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.37 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.92 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 19.92, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 81.00 of theirs.    In Iraqi Dinar, one greenback equals 1,458.50 and in Jamaican Dollar, a buck equals 153.87 and in Japanese Yen, one dollar equals 125.42 of theirs.[xxii]       
  85. 2022 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.763 per gallon, $4.072 in Florida, $5.228 in Hawaii, and $4.680 in Washington state.[xxiii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: District of Columbia- $4.237.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the 13th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Egypt: $1.971 per U.S. Gallon.[xxiv] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,378,296,809,101 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Thailand the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Germany.  This nation holds $75,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  86. 2022 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– Russian troops operating in Ukraine have been nominated for ‘Darwin Awards’ over the idiots removing ‘radioactive souvenirs’ from the Chernobyl power plant in Ukraine.   Meanwhile, Ukrainian military authorities are alleging the Russians have used drones with which to disperse chemical weapons in the beleaguered port city of Mariupol.  Civilian and military authorities are awaiting independent confirmation that the Russians did indeed use chemical weapons.  Speaking of such barbarism, a Chechen leader says that Russian President Vladimir Putin should indeed use tactical nuclear weapons to subdue the Ukrainians.  Still, Moscow claims they have eradicated all of Ukraine’s S-300 missile systems.
  87. 2022 Monday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says ‘Russia will not suspend its military operations in Ukraine even as ‘peace talks’ between the two countries are underway.   Meanwhile, although the Russians claim otherwise, the mayor of Mariupol says that at least 10,000 civilians have died during the siege and that when the siege is lifted, the true numbers of dead civilians could double that.  How is it the United Nations is not raising troops from member countries and forcing Russia to stop its malevolent actions in a peaceful country?
  88. 2022 Monday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Vice President Kamala Harris- California’s shame- has been in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border disaster for the past 374 days and worse, she has not shown up to do more than a couple hours’ worth of work in 288 days.  What has the country done to deserve a vice president such as her?  Okay, we do our best to continue computing the true costs of illegal immigration on America, the same way that One America News did prior to Direct TV removing them from their list of channels.  Perhaps because we continue promoting the honest-to-God numbers to the best of our abilities, perhaps this is why we find ourselves under assault from some of the biggest search engines.  It is what it is.  The cost of caring for the illegal alien invaders since January 01, 2022, is $642,844,149.  The cost of caring for the Biden-Harris illegals since the undynamic duo took their oaths with which they swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution is $42,388,919,892.  The number of illegals we estimate to have crossed the border since January 20, 2021, is 1,026,488.  Fourth and final, the conservative low estimate of illegal aliens in the country is 45,401,750.  We believe the numbers to be closer to 85-to-125 million illegal aliens which is the prime reason our country is in a state of economic malaise (not to mention liberal policies).[xxvi] (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  89. 2022 Monday I: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $53.97 (2) AstraZeneca: $70.63 (3) Novavax: $57.54 (4) Merck & Company: $86.63 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $179.88  (6) BioNTech: $170.55 (7) Moderna: $160.00.
  90. 2022 Monday J: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $102.12 (2) Boeing: $175.04 (3) General Dynamics: $243.55 (4) Lockheed Martin: $464.30 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $462.14.
  91. 2022 Monday K: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.53 (2) DuPont: $68.48 (3) 3M: $150.12 (4) Honeywell: $189.27  (5) Teijen: $1,312.00.
  92. 2022 Monday L: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $23.55 (2) Beyond Meat: $43.96  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $67.86.
  93. 2022 Monday M: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $154.33 (2) Lowe’s: $204.75 (3) Home Depot: $306.89 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $584.67 (5) Amazon: $3,022.44.
  94. 2022 Monday N: Joe Biden Regime News I– The White House is preparing for ‘extraordinarily-elevated CPI numbers,’ numbers that are sure to lead massive losses in House and Senate seats in November.  Next, the administration nominates a new commander to lead NATO forward.  Meanwhile, even as COVID-19 numbers continue tanking, the Biden administration is seeking a resumption of forcing EVERY federal worker or contractor to undergo forced vaccination with one of the COVID-19 vaccines.
  95. 2022 Monday O: Joe Biden Regime News II– Although President Joe Biden is going to continue forcing all federal workers to undergo vaccination with the COVID-19 vaccines- and although Dr. Anthony Fauci continues saying the American people are going to have to learn to live with this foul disease, the Pentagon is moving onto the next pandemic, whatever it might be.
  96. 2022 Monday P: Political News I– Law enforcement officers in Pennsylvania arrested an elderly man who was sticking “I DID THAT” stickers onto gasoline pumps.  The stickers featured President Joseph R. Biden pointing to the exorbitant cost of the gas pumped.  Other hilarious stickers featured the nation’s vice president, quoted as saying, “I HELPED.”  While we recognize gas station owners must peel the stickers off- sometimes with difficulty- one cannot sidestep the fact that energy costs are sky high, and that the Biden-Harris administration bears COMPLETE responsibility and not Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine.
  97. 2022 Monday Q: Political News II– Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson blasted the White House and its stance on gender affirming/gender reassignment surgeries.  Of course, the White House is a big proponent of life-altering gender surgeries which seems rather devilish to many.  Next, famed economist Peter Navarro says that a ‘perfect storm’ of stagflation is heading our way.   In other news, Texas General Land Office Commissioner George P. Bush says, ‘it’s right for Governor Greg Abbott to send illegal aliens- what the left euphemistically labels as ‘undocumented migrants- to Washington, D.C., and to other ‘sanctuary locales.’  Finally, in other news Democrat locales would be wise to emulate, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill this morning with which to bolster fatherhood programs across the Sunshine State.
  98. 2022 Monday R: Political News III– Stacey Abrams-backed election law in the Peach State is going to trial.   Meanwhile, in Iowa, a hubbub continues following last night’s ruling by a judge in the state that won’t permit Senator Chuck Grassley’s struggling Democratic challenger- Abby Finkenauer to appear on the state’s Democratic Party primary ballot.  To qualify for the primary ballot, a candidate must have 100 signatures- or more- each from 19 counties to make the grade.  Although the Finkenauer campaign submitted more than 3,500 signatures, she did not get the necessary number to face off against Senator Grassley.  C’ est la vie.  Of the signatures, questions swirled around three of them from two counties.  Go figure.  Stop registering illegal aliens.
  99. 2022 Monday S: Political News IV– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says the White House is being mum on its plans with which to shove portions of the Build Back Better plan through to fruition.  We can only speculate what other evil crap the administration is attempting to insert into this doomed-to-fail bill.  Election Day is fast approaching and contrary to what many progressives are trumpeting, not every Democrat wants to lose his or her seat supporting this crumbling ‘signature package.’
  100. 2022 Monday T: Second Amendment News– The National Rifle Association has slammed President Joseph R. Biden’s new executive orders on the evil ‘ghost guns.’  Since before the founding of the country, Americans have made their own firearms and ammunition and even though President Biden believes he has a winner with this issue, Americans will continue making their own guns and crafting their own ammunition.  It is what free people in a free country do.  We are not communist China yet nor if older Americans continue defending freedom from the new generation of indoctrinated losers, we will continue doing this until the day we die.
  101. 2022 Monday U: California Lottery Results-Powerball Monday Night Draw- here are the results for the Powerball Draw #974 with a jackpot of $85 million up for grabs: 05, 07, 24, 31, 34, and Power 04.  Out of 62,911 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $33,732.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0797 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Cascade.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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