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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

56. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2022

2021 Thursday: Day 37 of the Biden Regime- Congressman James Panetta, D-CA 20th congressional district, and nearly two dozen other House Democrats are pushing decrepit ‘Old Joe’ Biden to give up sole authority to launch nukes should the need to do so arises. The Democrats want a cabal of the president, vice president, and House speaker to make the determination which will delay any response America might have against an impending nuclear attack. Utah Senator Mike Lee, Republican, says this is ‘weird.’

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56. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2022:

Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justices Philip Pendleton Barbour and Stanley Forman Reed; U.S. Attorneys General William Pinkney, William French Smith, and Edwin Meese; U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles; U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles Foster; French Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, the Allman Brothers Band featuring “Dangerous” Dan Toler, the Beatles featuring George Harrison, Blossom Toes featuring Brian Beltshaw, Crazy Horse featuring Frank “Poncho” Sampedro, and the Grass Roots featuring Ricky Coonce:

  1. 1497 Thursday: Italian troops retake the city of Taranto in France.
  2. 1540 Sunday: Conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado launches his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold on the North American Continent, a failed search that would last several years and lead to disaster for most of the participants.
  3. 1570 Wednesday: The 225th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Pius V, excommunicated Queen Elizabeth I of England.
  4. 1751 Thursday: In New York City, the first incident of a performing monkey in an exhibit takes place with the price of admission set at one cent.
  5. 1791 Friday:  Through an act of Congress and a signature by President George Washington, the First Bank of the United States with president and directors of the company came into being on this date. 
  6. 1793 Monday: The first meeting of President George Washington’s Cabinet takes place at his home in Mount Vernon.  Attending were Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of War Henry Knox, and Attorney General Edmund Randolph.  
  7. 1803 Friday: 1,800 sovereign German states unite into sixty states on this date.
  8. 1804 Saturday: Thomas Jefferson is nominated of the Democrat-Republican Party for president of the United States.
  9. 1822 Monday: The 7th U.S. Attorney General William Pinkney died at age 57 in Washington, D.C.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from 12-11-1811 to 02-09-1814.
  10. 1836 Thursday: Inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver on this date.  The patent—No. 138 (later 9430X) was one for a ‘revolving cylinder pistol,’ and was his first patent.  God bless you, Mr. Colt!
  11. 1837 Saturday: Thomas Davenport patented the first commercial electric motor; however, no distribution for electricity existed at the time and Davenport went bankrupt.
  12. 1839 Monday: The Seminole Native Americans and their black allies—former runaway black slaves that intermarried with the Indians—leave their homes in Florida and begin the migration to the West by order of the federal government.
  13. 1841 Thursday: The 25th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Philip Pendleton Barbour died in Washington, DC, on this date.  Originally a Democratic-Republican, he became a Democrat.  President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill the seat vacated by Associate Justice Gabriel Duvall.  He served from March 15, 1836, to February 25, 1841.  Elsewhere, future French Impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir is born in Limoges, France, on this date.
  14. 1862 Tuesday: Nashville, Tennessee, becomes the first Confederate state capital occupied by the North during the Civil War.  Meanwhile, President Abraham Lincoln introduces paper money to the U.S. Congress legislates the Bureau of Printing and Engraving.
  15. 1870 Friday: The U.S. Congress swears in its first black member, Hiram Rhodes-Revels from Mississippi— Republican—1870-1871.
  16. 1888 Saturday: In Washington, DC, future 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles is born.  He would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 26, 1953, to April 22, 1959.
  17. 1891 Wednesday: The 40th U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles Foster assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from today until March 06, 1893.
  18. 1901 Monday: J.P. Morgan incorporated the United States Steel Corporation on this date in history.
  19. 1910 Friday: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet from advancing Chinese troops and seeks safety in British-ruled India.
  20. 1913 Tuesday: Character actor Jim Backus, who played Thurston Howell III on “Gilligan’s Island” and voiced the cartoon character Mr. Magoo, was born in Cleveland.  Meanwhile, Secretary of State Philander Chase Knox declared in effect the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave Congress the power to levy and to collect income taxes on the hapless citizens of the nation.
  21. 1914 Wednesday: Sir John Tenniel, the illustrator of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” died in London three days before his 94th birthday.
  22. 1916 Friday: During World War I on the Western Front, German troops overrun Fort Douaumont near the fortified city of Verdun.
  23. 1919 Tuesday: Under the Paris Treaty, the League of Nations begins to form.  Meanwhile, the state of Oregon became the first state to place a tax on gasoline with the tax being one cent per gallon.
  24. 1921 Friday: After Soviet troops entered the nearby nation of Georgia, they proclaim it a Soviet Socialist Republic.
  25. 1922 Saturday: At Versailles, French authorities executed French serial killer Henri Landru, whom a jury convicted of murdering 10 women and the son of one of them.
  26. 1926 Thursday: Francisco Franco becomes a general in the Spanish military.
  27. 1928 Saturday: The Federal Radio Commission issued the first U.S. television license to Charles Jenkins Laboratories in Washington, D.C.
  28. 1930 Tuesday: The photographic device banks use to record checks received a patent on this date.
  29. 1932 Thursday: Austrian immigrant, Adolf Hitler, gets German citizenship on this date.
  30. 1933 Saturday: The U.S. Navy launched the first ship designed and built from the keel up as an aircraft carrier, the USS Ranger.  
  31. 1940 Sunday: W2WBS in New York City broadcast the first televised NHL game using one camera in a fixed position.  The New York Rangers hosted the Montreal Canadiens and beat them by a score of 6-2.
  32. 1941 Tuesday: British forces in the East African Campaign take Mogadishu, the capital of Italian Somaliland.  Italian forces have been on the retreat since the British began the fight to drive the Fascists out of Ethiopia.
  33. 1942 Wednesday: U.S. authorities in the United States begin rounding up Japanese citizens and nationals as well as German and Italian nationals living in the country.  The Japanese are scooped up along the West Coast while the others are apprehended wherever they are.  Eventually, the Allies and the Axis would work out arrangements via the Swiss Red Cross to repatriate the nationals.  As for the citizens, they would remain interned until close to the end of the war.
  34. 1943 Thursday: Allied troops reoccupied the Kasserine Pass in Tunisia after clashing with German troops during World War II.  Meanwhile, future Beatle[i] George Harrison is born in Liverpool, England, on this date.
  35. 1944 Friday: Brian Belshaw, future bassist and vocalist with the British rock group, Blossom Toes[ii], was born in Wigan, Lancashire, England, on this date.
  36. 1948 Wednesday: Czechoslovak communists seize their government in line with occupying Soviet troops.
  37. 1949 Friday: Future member of the rock band, Crazy Horse[iii]–Frank “Poncho” Sampedro (multi-instrumentalist 1975-88 / 1990-present)—is born on this date in Welch, West Virginia.
  38. 1950 Saturday: “Your Show of Shows” with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca premiered on NBC-TV; writers of the show included Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, and Woody Allen.
  39. 1956 Saturday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev criticized the late Josef Stalin in a speech before a Communist Party congress in Moscow.
  40. 1957 Monday: Buddy Holly[iv] and the Crickets record “That’ll be the Day.”  Meanwhile, the 77th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed, a Democrat, stepped down from the high court on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Reed to fill Associate Justice George Sutherland’s seat.  He served from January 27, 1938, until today.
  41. 1963 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Edwards v. South Carolina, upheld 8-1 the right of Civil Rights demonstrators to protest peacefully outside the South Carolina State House.  Meanwhile, the Beatles[v] release their first U.S. single, “Please Please Me.”
  42. 1964 Tuesday: At Miami Beach, Cassius Clay beats Sonny Liston by RTD at the end of the 6th round to take the WBA, WBC, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  The judges scored the victory as Technical Knockout (TKO) when an injured Liston failed to answer the bell in the seventh round.
  43. 1972 Friday: Germany gave a $5 million ransom payment to Arab jihadists who had hijacked a jumbo airliner and held the crew and passengers under threat of death.
  44. 1975 Tuesday: In Honolulu, Hawaii, heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry wins a unanimous 10-round decision over opponent, George Johnson, to put his pro record to 50-7-4.   As for Johnson, his record went to 49-7-4 with the loss.
  45. 1981 Wednesday: The 74th U.S. Attorney General William French Smith stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 23, 1981, until today.  His replacement, the 75th U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese, assumed office on this date.  A Republican as well, he served under the same president from today until August 12, 1988.  
  46. 1984 Friday: 1984: At the Steel Pier in Atlantic City, N.J., heavyweight champion (WBA, WBC, IBF, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world) Michael “The Jinx” Spinks improved his pro record to 25-0 with a 12-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Eddie Davis.  As for Davis, his record went to 24-1.
  47. 1986 Monday: President Ferdinand Marcos fled the Philippines after 20 years of rule in the wake of a tainted election; Corazon Aquino assumed the presidency.   
  48. 1987 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds affirmative action 5-4.  Meanwhile, Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls scores a team record of 58 points in a game.
  49. 1989 Saturday: Mike Tyson knocked out Frank Bruno in the fifth round to maintain the heavyweight boxing title.  Meanwhile, Jerry Jones, new owner of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, fires 29-year Cowboys’ coach, Tom Landry.
  50. 1998 Wednesday: The first legal brothel in Switzerland opens in Zurich.  Elsewhere, in Raleigh, North Carolina, heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith scores an 8-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Lynwood Jones, to put his pro record to 43-15-1.
  51. 1999 Thursday: William King received a sentence of death for the racial murder of James Byrd, Jr. in Jasper, Texas.  Two other men involved in the horrendous crime suffered conviction for their part in the crime later.  Elsewhere, in Moscow, China’s Prime Minister Zhu Rongji and Russian President Boris Yeltsin discussed trade and other issues.
  52. 2000 Friday: A jury in Albany, N.Y., acquitted four New York City police officers of second-degree murder and lesser charges in the February 1999 shooting death of illegal immigrant Amadou Diallo.  Elsewhere, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon beats Joe Ballard with a first-round KO to put his pro record to 47-10.
  53. 2005 Friday: Dennis Rader underwent arrest for the BTK (Bind-Torture-Kill) serial killings in Wichita, Kansas.  Meanwhile, in Nashville, Tennessee, Tony “TNT” Tubbs wins a 6-round unanimous decision over Danny Wofford to put his pro record to 45-10 (and 2 no contests).
  54. 2011 Friday: In the People’s Republic of China, senior leader Jia Qinglin calls for control over Tibetan Buddhism and a renewed struggle against the Dalai Lama.  Elsewhere, longtime drummer for the rock band, the Grass Roots[vi]— Ricky Coonce (drums 1967-72 / 1981-82)—died from heart failure on this date in Canada; he was age 64.
  55. 2012 Saturday: Using their artillery, the Syrian army kills at least 100 civilians as they shell the cities of Homs and Hama.
  56. 2013 Monday: Russia enacts a law that bans smoking in schools and on subways.  Elsewhere, “Dangerous” Dan Toler—former guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[vii]—lost his fight with ALS on this date.  He died in Sarasota, Florida, at age 64.
  57. 2014 Tuesday:  Debbie Dingell, the wife of Congressman John Dingell[viii], announces she will run for the House seat her husband is vacating at the end of his 29th term; he announced the oncoming retirement yesterday.  Elsewhere, as the Obama administration continues pressure on Afghan President Hamid Karzai for a new status of forces agreement, he orders the Department of Defense to create a plan for total withdrawal of all U.S. forces from the devastated country.  Meanwhile, in the Central African Republican, France extends the time its forces will be fighting on behalf of the government there.
  58. 2015 Wednesday: A jury awarded a Texas-based technology-licensing company, Smartflash, a whopping $532.9 million payout from Apple because it infringed upon data management software patents, something the mega-company claimed it did not do because the patents were invalid and that it NEVER used them in any of its products.  Oh, well.
  59. 2016 Thursday: The 10th GOP presidential primary debate occurs in Houston, Texas, with CNN moderating the event.  Impartial moderators, eh?  Nope, never when Republicans are on stage.  Meanwhile, the European Union announces it’s going to impose an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia.
  60. 2017 Saturday: Famous foul-mouthed liberal Democrat Tom Perez wins election to be the next leader of the Democratic National Committee.  Good for you.  Meanwhile, someone spills the goods on House Republicans on their plan of gutting Obamacare by removing Medicaid expansions and cutting healthcare insurance which sends the Democrats and their liberal allies running amok in the streets (not that they have settled down since Election Day 2016).
  61. 2018 Sunday: Closing ceremonies for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyongChang occurred on this date.  The games began on February 09, 2018.  Team USA won 9 gold medals, 8 silver medals, and 6 bronze medals.  Norway won the most at 14 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze.  Here are the medal count totals:
    1. Germany: 12 gold, 10 silver and 7 bronze: 29 total medals
    2.  Canada: 10 gold, 8 silver and 10 bronze: 28 total medals
    3. Netherlands: 8 gold, 6 silver and 6 bronze: 20 total medals
    4. Olympic Athletes Russia: 2 gold, 6 silver, and 10 bronze: 18 total medals
    5. South Korea: 5 gold, 8 silver, and 4 bronze: 17 total medals
    6. France:  5 gold, 4 silver, and 6 bronze: 15 total medals
    7. Switzerland: 5 gold, 6 silver, and 4 bronze: 15 total medals
    8. Austria: 5 gold, 3 silver, and 6 bronze: 14 total medals
    9. Sweden: 7 gold, 6 silver, and 1 bronze: 14 total medals
    10. Japan: 4 gold, 5 silver, and 4 bronze: 13 total medals
    11. Italy: 3 gold, 2 silver, and 5 bronze: 10 total medals
    12. China: 1 gold, 6 silver, and 2 bronze: 9 total medals
    13. Czech Republic: 2 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze: 7 total medals
    14. Finland: 1 gold, 1 silver, and 4 bronze: 6 total medals
    15. United Kingdom: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 4 bronze: 5 total medals
    16. Belarus: 2 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    17. Slovakia: 1 gold, 2 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    18. Australia: 0 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze: 3 total medals
    19. Poland: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    20. New Zealand: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    21. Spain: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    22. Slovenia: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    23. Hungary: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medals
    24. Ukraine: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    25. Belgium: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    26. Kazakhstan: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    27. Latvia: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    28. Liechtenstein: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
  62. 2019 Monday: Following an assault by Internet trolls and Bots attacking the movie, “Captain Marvel,” the film review site Rotten Tomatoes makes ways as to how fans can rate and comment on movies.  In Vietnam, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives ahead of the upcoming summit between his country and President Donald J. Trump of the United States; he takes in the sights.  Elsewhere, peace talks between the U.S. and the Taliban begin in Qatar.
  63. 2020 Tuesday: President Trump returns from India and announces he has asked for $2.5 billion with which to combat the Coronavirus in the United States.  Senate Minority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says it’s ‘not enough.  Currently, there are 80,000 cases worldwide.  The president should have asked for more.’  Meanwhile, the Democratic 2020 Presidential Debates continue with Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Joe Biden, and Mayor Pete.   
  64. 2020 Wednesday A: Italy is now beset by Chinese Virus cases as the ‘VID has infected nearly 100 more which drives their cases up to 322 what with a death toll of 11- and Italy told its citizens to be “WOKE” and go out and hug Chinese tourists.  Look at what it gets you- sick people and dead folks.  Austria and Croatia report their first cases of coronavirus while in Spain, tourists are being locked up in hotels to prohibit the spread of this disease.  In Iran as the outbreak continues to worsen, the country’s health minister tests positive for this evil disease. Switzerland, Algeria, and other nations around the world are taking the opportunity to seal off air travel to communist China such as Canada.  Meanwhile, the government of Sweden demands the Chi-Com ambassador meet with them over its sentencing of a Swedish bookseller in the PRC to a decade in the slammer for ‘espionage.’
  65. 2021 Thursday: Day 37 of the Biden Regime- Congressman James Panetta, D-CA 20th congressional district, and nearly two dozen other House Democrats are pushing decrepit ‘Old Joe’ Biden to give up sole authority to launch nukes should the need to do so arises.  The Democrats want a cabal of the president, vice president, and House speaker to make the determination which will delay any response America might have against an impending nuclear attack.  Utah Senator Mike Lee, Republican, says this is ‘weird.’  The question is, WHY?  Speaking of this lunacy, Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, quipped, “I don’t think Joe Biden’s in charge.’  We concur.
  66. 2021 Thursday A: Newsmax’ White House correspondent John Gizzi says that Neera Tanden- Joe Biden’s pick to head the White House Office of Management and Budget is prepared to withdraw her confirmation seeing as how she’s receiving pushback from both Senate Republicans and Democrats.   Senator Chuck Grassley, R-IA, says he’s not voting for this skank.  Meanwhile, former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm by a vote of 64-35 is confirmed as the next U.S. secretary of Energy.   Confirming this Chi-Com lover gives Beijing and OPEC a big boost in their drive to monopolize energy as well as to collapse U.S. domestic energy production. 
  67. 2021 Thursday B: Conservative lawmakers are asking for a timeline as to when House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi plans on removing the fences around the White House and the Capitol Building as well as when National Guard troops will stop patrolling the streets of Washington, D.C.  The Democrats have transformed parts of the nation’s capital into a Baghdad-style “Green Zone,” of sorts, a heavily-fortified zone.  We believe the troops are there and the fences are up because the Dems KNOW they stole the 2020 Presidential Election.
  68. 2021 Thursday C: Black Lives Matter is launching a ‘survival fund’ of sorts with $3 million as the Democrats in Congress continue dragging out the COVID-19, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, relief fund.   House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has snarked ‘we feed them, Wolf (Blitzer), we feed them.  Do you feed them?” She was referring to ‘feeding’ the country’s impoverished and its illegal aliens.  We don’t want you to feed us, you senile old witch, we want the economy to reopen.  NOW.
  69. 2021 Thursday D: Tony Perkins has told Newsmax TV the Dems want to force ALL Americans into participating in ABORTIONS by seeking to use taxpayer dollars to fund this abomination not just here in the United States but around the world.  In so doing, it taints the souls of everyone which is not right.  It’s time for Pope Francis to boot Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, and every other Catholic-in-Name-Only (CINO) from the church.  Excommunicate them, Pope Francis, excommunicate these murdering scumbags NOW.   In other liberal Democrat Party news, Congressman Sean Maloney, D-NY 18th congressional district, claims Democrats are supportive of socialism and that there are no socialist Democrats.  Good try.  Finally, people are flooding out of the woodwork now to accuse imploding New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, accusing him of sexual abuse, harassment, and mistreatment.  YOU reap what you sow, you POS!
  70. 2021 Thursday E: CPAC plans to honor Rush Limbaugh.  CPAC Chair Matt Schlapp says that President Donald J. Trump knows his speech this upcoming Sunday is an ‘important reset’ for his future in GOP politics.  Meanwhile, the GOP is pushing back on Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s call for a ‘riot commission’ to look into the Antifa- and- Black Lives Matter-led Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.  Pelosi wants to tar-and-feather Trump supporters with the riot engineered by the Democrats, but we are not going to permit them to get away with this outrageous behavior.
  71. 2021 Thursday F: In upcoming Summer Olympics news, the delayed Olympic torch relay is going to have fans, but NO cheering will be allowed.  Meanwhile, the IOC says that Brisbane, Australia, is the preferred site for the 2032 Summer Olympics. 
  72. 2021 Thursday G: The Justice Department’s top watchdog is investigating claims by a Boeing engineer of being surveilled by the FBI over claims the individual was spying for Beijing.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Joe Biden’s pick to be U.S. Trade Representative- Katherine Tai- says, ‘Chi-Coms both our rivals and our friends.’  Yet another pro-Chi-Com hack in the Biden administration.   In other news, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signs into law a bill abolishing cash bail for ALL criminal defendants awaiting trial.  Wow.  Thugs are going to be running amok in the streets of the Windy City.  Oh, wait, thugs are already running amok there. 
  73. 2021 Thursday H: Vice President Kamala Harris is now encouraging black folks to rush out and get the Chi-Vi vaccine.  We recall when YOU said NOT to get the vaccine, you know, before you became VP, so what’s up with the reversal?  Our very own Bea O’Malley has said, ‘any time white liberals tell black folks to do something for their own good, it never works out that way.’  Even though you aren’t white, Kamala, you may as well be seeing as how you lack the street creds of a legit black American.   In other Chi-Vi-related news, France says it’s going to impose ‘localized lockdowns on areas infected with the Chi-Com virus rather than lock down the entire country.’ 
  74. 2021 Thursday I: New York State prosecutors now have President Donald J. Trump’s tax records.  We suspect it’s going to be a DRY well.  Still, it’s going to be fun watching them twist, turn, and wet their pants as they try to get some dirt on President Donald J. Trump.  In other interesting news, five counties in Oregon want to secede from that crackpot state and join with Idaho.  We have a suggestion- how about reviving the drive to create the state of Jefferson?  That concept featured counties in Washington and Oregon east of the Cascades forming their own state with possibly a few of California’s northern counties.  People in these areas are deeply conservative whereas the coastal portions of those states are full of rabid, foaming-at-the-mouth lunatics.  Hell, the county of Kern in California should become its own state.
  75. 2021 Thursday J: This week, there were 737,000 new jobless claims which is down from the previous week.  GDP has been revised up although it equates with what the country had back in 1946 following World War II.  Meanwhile, the FCC auctions off 5G airwaves bringing in $81 billion with ATT and Verizon being the big winners.  Elsewhere, GameStop is making another run today.   In other economic news, Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, blasts the ‘Joe Biden’ COVID-19 Relief Bill as being little more than a socialist wish list, something we contend is a Democratic-Socialist ‘wet dream.’
  76. 2022 Friday: Please, stick around for the latest news of the day…

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ENDNOTES:

[i] 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.

[ii] We promoted the music of Blossom Toes beginning on Monday, 01-June-2015 through Sunday, 07-June-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your growing music collection.

[iii] We hope to promote the music of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, as well as of each member’s solo careers along with Crazy Horse within the next 5-7 years.  Please remain vigilant for when we do.

[iv] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Buddy Holly but when we do, we will also promote the music of Jerry Lee Lewis, the Big Bopper, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, and all the rest.  You will enjoy them.

[v] See footnote i.

[vi] 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.

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

[viii] In 2019, the question is, “Is the late John Dingell looking UP or is he looking DOWN?  According to President Trump, the late congressman might be looking UP.

FOLKS, JOE HAS GOT TO GO- NOW!

56. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2021

FF. 1942 Wednesday: U.S. authorities in the United States begin rounding up Japanese citizens and nationals as well as German and Italian nationals living in the country. The Japanese are scooped up along the West Coast while the others are apprehended wherever they are. Eventually, the Allies and the Axis would work out arrangements via the Swiss Red Cross to repatriate the nationals. As for the citizens, they would remain interned until close to the end of the war.

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56. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2021:

DAY THIRTY-SEVEN OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justices Philip Pendleton Barbour and Stanley Forman Reed; U.S. Attorney General William Pinkney; U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles; the Allman Brothers Band featuring “Dangerous” Dan Toler, the Beatles featuring George Harrison, Blossom Toes featuring Brian Beltshaw, Crazy Horse featuring Frank “Poncho” Sampedro, and the Grass Roots featuring Ricky Coonce:

  1. 1497 Sunday: Italian troops retake the city of Taranto in France.
  2. 1540 Thursday: Conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado launches his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold on the North American Continent, a failed search that would last several years and lead to disaster for most of the participants.
  3. 1570 Sunday: Pope Pius V excommunicated Queen Elizabeth I of England.
  4. 1751 Tuesday: In New York City, the first incident of a performing monkey in an exhibit takes place with the price of admission set at one cent.
  5. 1791 Wednesday:  Through an act of Congress and a signature by President George Washington, the First Bank of the United States with president and directors of the company came into being on this date. 
  6. 1793 Saturday: The first meeting of President George Washington’s Cabinet takes place at his home in Mount Vernon.  Attending were Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of War Henry Knox, and Attorney General Edmund Randolph.  
  7. 1803 Thursday: 1,800 sovereign German states unite into sixty states on this date.
  8. 1804 Friday: Thomas Jefferson is nominated of the Democrat-Republican Party for president of the United States.
  9. 1822 Sunday: The 7th U.S. Attorney General William Pinkney died at age 57 in Washington, D.C.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from 12-11-1811 to 02-09-1814.
  10. 1836 Wednesday: Inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver on this date.  The patent—No. 138 (later 9430X) was one for a ‘revolving cylinder pistol,’ and was his first patent.  God bless you, Mr. Colt!
  11. 1837 Friday: Thomas Davenport patented the first commercial electric motor; however, no distribution for electricity existed at the time and Davenport went bankrupt.
  12. 1839 Sunday: The Seminole Native Americans and their black allies—former runaway black slaves that intermarried with the Indians—leave their homes in Florida and begin the migration to the West by order of the federal government.
  13. 1841 Wednesday: The 25th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Philip Pendleton Barbour died in Washington, DC, on this date.  Originally a Democratic-Republican, he became a Democrat.  President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill the seat vacated by Associate Justice Gabriel Duvall.  He served from March 15, 1836 to February 25, 1841.
  14. 1862 Monday: Nashville, Tennessee, became the first Confederate state capital occupied by the North during the Civil War.  Meanwhile, President Abraham Lincoln introduces paper money to the U.S. Congress legislates the Bureau of Printing and Engraving.
  15. 1870 Thursday: The U.S. Congress swears in its first black member, Hiram Rhodes-Revels from Mississippi— Republican—1870-1871.
  16. 1888 Friday: In Washington, DC, future 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles is born.  He would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 01-26-1953 to 04-22-1959.
  17. 1901 Monday: J.P. Morgan incorporated the United States Steel Corporation on this date in history.
  18. 1910 Friday: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet from advancing Chinese troops and seeks safety in British-ruled India.
  19. 1913 Tuesday: Character actor Jim Backus, who played Thurston Howell III on “Gilligan’s Island” and voiced the cartoon character Mr. Magoo, was born in Cleveland.  Meanwhile, Secretary of State Philander Chase Knox declared in effect the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave Congress the power to levy and to collect income taxes on the hapless citizens of the nation.
  20. 1914 Wednesday: Sir John Tenniel, the illustrator of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” died in London three days before his 94th birthday.
  21. 1916 Friday: During World War I on the Western Front, German troops overrun Fort Douaumont near the fortified city of Verdun.
  22. 1919 Tuesday: Under the Paris Treaty, the League of Nations begins to form.  Meanwhile, the state of Oregon became the first state to place a tax on gasoline with the tax being one cent per gallon.
  23. 1921 Friday: After Soviet troops entered the nearby nation of Georgia, they proclaim it a Soviet Socialist Republic.
  24. 1922 Saturday: At Versailles, French authorities executed French serial killer Henri Landru, whom a jury convicted of murdering 10 women and the son of one of them.
  25. 1926 Thursday: Francisco Franco becomes a general in the Spanish military.
  26. 1928 Saturday: The Federal Radio Commission issued the first U.S. television license to Charles Jenkins Laboratories in Washington, D.C.
  27. 1930 Tuesday: The photographic device banks use to record checks received a patent on this date.
  28. 1932 Thursday: Austrian immigrant, Adolf Hitler, gets German citizenship on this date.
  29. 1933 Saturday: The U.S. Navy launched the first ship designed and built from the keel up as an aircraft carrier, the USS Ranger.  
  30. 1940 Sunday: W2WBS in New York City broadcast the first televised NHL game using one camera in a fixed position.  The New York Rangers hosted the Montreal Canadiens and beat them by a score of 6-2.
  31. 1941 Tuesday: British forces in the East African Campaign take Mogadishu, the capital of Italian Somaliland.  Italian forces have been on the retreat since the British began the fight to drive the Fascists out of Ethiopia.
  32. 1942 Wednesday: U.S. authorities in the United States begin rounding up Japanese citizens and nationals as well as German and Italian nationals living in the country.  The Japanese are scooped up along the West Coast while the others are apprehended wherever they are.  Eventually, the Allies and the Axis would work out arrangements via the Swiss Red Cross to repatriate the nationals.  As for the citizens, they would remain interned until close to the end of the war.
  33. 1943 Thursday: Allied troops reoccupied the Kasserine Pass in Tunisia after clashing with German troops during World War II.  Meanwhile, future Beatle[i] George Harrison is born in Liverpool, England, on this date.
  34. 1944 Friday: Brian Beltshaw, future bassist and vocalist with the British rock group, Blossom Toes[ii], was born in Great Britain on this date.
  35. 1948 Wednesday: Czechoslovak communists seize their government in line with occupying Soviet troops.
  36. 1949 Friday: Future member of the rock band, Crazy Horse[iii]–Frank “Poncho” Sampedro (multi-instrumentalist 1975-88 / 1990-present)—is born on this date in Welch, West Virginia.
  37. 1950 Saturday: “Your Show of Shows” with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca premiered on NBC-TV; writers of the show included Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, and Woody Allen.
  38. 1956 Saturday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev criticized the late Josef Stalin in a speech before a Communist Party congress in Moscow.
  39. 1957 Monday: Buddy Holly[iv] and the Crickets record “That’ll be the Day.”  Meanwhile, the 77th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed, a Democrat, stepped down from the high court on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Reed to fill Associate Justice George Sutherland’s seat.  He served from January 27, 1938 until today.
  40. 1963 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Edwards v. South Carolina, upheld 8-1 the right of Civil Rights demonstrators to protest peacefully outside the South Carolina State House.  Meanwhile, the Beatles[v] release their first U.S. single, “Please Please Me.”
  41. 1964 Tuesday: At Miami Beach, Cassius Clay knocks out Sonny Liston in the seventh round to take the heavyweight boxing title of the world.  However, the judges scored the victory as Technical Knockout (TKO) when an injured Liston failed to answer the bell in the seventh round.
  42. 1972 Friday: Germany gave a $5 million ransom payment to Arab jihadists who had hijacked a jumbo airliner and held the crew and passengers under threat of death.
  43. 1986 Monday: President Ferdinand Marcos fled the Philippines after 20 years of rule in the wake of a tainted election; Corazon Aquino assumed the presidency.   
  44. 1987 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds affirmative action 5-4.  Meanwhile, Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls scores a team record of 58 points in a game.
  45. 1989 Saturday: Mike Tyson knocked out Frank Bruno in the fifth round to maintain the heavyweight boxing title.  Meanwhile, Jerry Jones, new owner of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, fires 29-year Cowboys’ coach, Tom Landry.
  46. 1998 Wednesday: The first legal brothel in Switzerland opens in Zurich.
  47. 1999 Thursday: William King received a sentence of death for the racial murder of James Byrd, Jr. in Jasper, Texas.  Two other men involved in the horrendous crime suffered conviction for their part in the crime later.  Elsewhere, in Moscow, China’s Prime Minister Zhu Rongji and Russian President Boris Yeltsin discussed trade and other issues.
  48. 2000 Friday: A jury in Albany, N.Y., acquitted four New York City police officers of second-degree murder and lesser charges in the February 1999 shooting death of illegal immigrant Amadou Diallo.
  49. 2005 Friday: Dennis Rader underwent arrest for the BTK (Bind-Torture-Kill) serial killings in Wichita, Kansas.
  50. 2011 Friday: In the People’s Republic of China, senior leader Jia Qinglin calls for control over Tibetan Buddhism and a renewed struggle against the Dalai Lama.  Elsewhere, longtime drummer for the rock band, the Grass Roots[vi]— Ricky Coonce (drums 1967-72 / 1981-82)—died from heart failure on this date in Canada; he was age 64.
  51. 2012 Saturday: Using their artillery, the Syrian army kills at least 100 civilians as they shell the cities of Homs and Hama.
  52. 2013 Monday: Russia enacts a law that bans smoking in schools and on subways.  Elsewhere, “Dangerous” Dan Toler—former guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[vii]—lost his fight with ALS on this date.  He died in Sarasota, Florida, at age 64.
  53. 2014 Tuesday:  Debbie Dingell, the wife of Congressman John Dingell[viii], announces she will run for the House seat her husband is vacating at the end of his 29th term; he announced the oncoming retirement yesterday.  Elsewhere, as the Obama administration continues pressure on Afghan President Hamid Karzai for a new status of forces agreement, he orders the Department of Defense to create a plan for total withdrawal of all U.S. forces from the devastated country.  Meanwhile, in the Central African Republican, France extends the time its forces will be fighting on behalf of the government there.
  54. 2015 Wednesday: A jury awarded a Texas-based technology-licensing company, Smartflash, a whopping $532.9 million payout from Apple because it infringed upon data management software patents, something the mega-company claimed it did not do because the patents were invalid and that it NEVER used them in any of its products.  Oh, well.
  55. 2016 Thursday: The 10th GOP presidential primary debate occurs in Houston, Texas, with CNN moderating the event.  Impartial moderators, eh?  Nope, never when Republicans are on stage.  Meanwhile, the European Union announces it’s going to impose an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia.
  56. 2017 Saturday: Famous foul-mouthed liberal Democrat Tom Perez wins election to be the next leader of the Democratic National Committee.  Good for you.  Meanwhile, someone spills the goods on House Republicans on their plan of gutting Obamacare by removing Medicaid expansions and cutting healthcare insurance which sends the Democrats and their liberal allies running amok in the streets (not that they have settled down since Election Day 2016).
  57. 2018 Sunday: Closing ceremonies for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyongChang occurred on this date.  The games began on February 09, 2018.  Team USA won 9 gold medals, 8 silver medals, and 6 bronze medals.  Norway won the most at 14 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze.  Here are the medal count totals:
    1. Germany: 12 gold, 10 silver and 7 bronze: 29 total medals
    1.  Canada: 10 gold, 8 silver and 10 bronze: 28 total medals
    1. Netherlands: 8 gold, 6 silver and 6 bronze: 20 total medals
    1. Olympic Athletes Russia: 2 gold, 6 silver, and 10 bronze: 18 total medals
    1. South Korea: 5 gold, 8 silver, and 4 bronze: 17 total medals
    1. France:  5 gold, 4 silver, and 6 bronze: 15 total medals
    1. Switzerland: 5 gold, 6 silver, and 4 bronze: 15 total medals
    1. Austria: 5 gold, 3 silver, and 6 bronze: 14 total medals
    1. Sweden: 7 gold, 6 silver, and 1 bronze: 14 total medals
    1. Japan: 4 gold, 5 silver, and 4 bronze: 13 total medals
    1. Italy: 3 gold, 2 silver, and 5 bronze: 10 total medals
    1. China: 1 gold, 6 silver, and 2 bronze: 9 total medals
    1. Czech Republic: 2 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze: 7 total medals
    1. Finland: 1 gold, 1 silver, and 4 bronze: 6 total medals
    1. United Kingdom: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 4 bronze: 5 total medals
    1. Belarus: 2 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    1. Slovakia: 1 gold, 2 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    1. Australia: 0 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze: 3 total medals
    1. Poland: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    1. New Zealand: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    1. Spain: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    1. Slovenia: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    1. Hungary: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medals
    1. Ukraine: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    1. Belgium: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    1. Kazakhstan: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    1. Latvia: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    1. Liechtenstein: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
  58. 2019 Monday: Following an assault by Internet trolls and Bots attacking the movie, “Captain Marvel,” the film review site Rotten Tomatoes makes ways as to how fans can rate and comment on movies.  In Vietnam, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives ahead of the upcoming summit between his country and President Donald J. Trump of the United States; he takes in the sights.  Elsewhere, peace talks between the U.S. and the Taliban begin in Qatar.
  59. 2020 Tuesday: President Trump returns from India and announces he has asked for $2.5 billion with which to combat the Coronavirus in the United States.  Senate Minority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says it’s ‘not enough.  Currently, there are 80,000 cases worldwide.  The president should have asked for more.’  Meanwhile, the Democratic 2020 Presidential Debates continue with Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Joe Biden, and Mayor Pete.   
  60. 2020 Wednesday A: Italy is now beset by Chinese Virus cases as the ‘VID has infected nearly 100 more which drives their cases up to 322 what with a death toll of 11- and Italy told its citizens to be “WOKE” and go out and hug Chinese tourists.  Look at what it gets you- sick people and dead folks.  Austria and Croatia report their first cases of coronavirus while in Spain, tourists are being locked up in hotels to prohibit the spread of this disease.  In Iran as the outbreak continues to worsen, the country’s health minister tests positive for this evil disease. Switzerland, Algeria, and other nations around the world are taking the opportunity to seal off air travel to communist China such as Canada.  Meanwhile, the government of Sweden demands the Chi-Com ambassador meet with them over its sentencing of a Swedish bookseller in the PRC to a decade in the slammer for ‘espionage.’
  61. 2021 Thursday: Day 37 of the Biden Regime.  Like everyone else, we are curious as to what Beijing’s feeble old stooge and his band of Obama ‘C-team’ losers are up to today.  Check in throughout the day to discover the latest.

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This artwork is #0385 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Canyon De Chelly.”  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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Recall released another ‘best of’ compilation for the British rock band, UFO, on March 15, 1997, the acclaimed “X-Factor: Out there and Back.”  This excellent effort contains 26 of the band’s best songs running the gamut from the beginning into the late 1980s.  You have a variety of lineups here and get the crème de la crème of this lesser-known but amazingly great British rock band.  We hope you will seek this one out, give it a good listen, and consider making it a part of your listening day.  We think you will be extremely glad that you did…

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[i] 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.

[ii] We promoted the music of Blossom Toes beginning on Monday, 01-June-2015 through Sunday, 07-June-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your growing music collection.

[iii] We hope to promote the music of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, as well as of each member’s solo careers along with Crazy Horse within the next 5-7 years.  Please remain vigilant for when we do.

[iv] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Buddy Holly but when we do, we will also promote the music of Jerry Lee Lewis, the Big Bopper, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, and all the rest.  You will enjoy them.

[v] See footnote i.

[vi] 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.

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

[viii] In 2019, the question is, “Is the late John Dingell looking UP or is he looking DOWN?  According to President Trump, the late congressman might be looking UP.

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XX. 2014: Debbie Dingell, the wife of Congressman John Dingell , announces she will run for the House seat her husband is vacating at the end of his 29th term; he announced the oncoming retirement yesterday.

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  1. 1497: Italian troops retake the city of Taranto in France.
  2. 1540: Conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado launches his search for the fabled Seven Cities of Gold on the North American Continent, a failed search that would last several years and lead to disaster for most of the participants.
  3. 1570: Pope Pius V excommunicated Queen Elizabeth I of England.
  4. 1751: In New York City, the first incident of a performing monkey in an exhibit takes place with the price of admission set at one cent.
  5. 1791: Through an act of Congress and a signature by President George Washington, the First Bank of the United States with president and directors of the company came into being on this date.
  6. 1793: The first meeting of President George Washington’s Cabinet takes place at his home in Mount Vernon. Attending were Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of War Henry Knox, and Attorney General Edmund Randolph.
  7. 1803: 1,800 sovereign German states unite into sixty states on this date.
  8. 1804: Thomas Jefferson is nominated of the Democrat-Republican Party for president of the United States.
  9. 1836: Inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver on this date. The patent—No. 138 (later 9430X) was one for a ‘revolving cylinder pistol,’ and was his first patent.  God bless you, Mr. Colt!
  10. 1837: Thomas Davenport patented the first commercial electric motor; however, no distribution for electricity existed at the time and Davenport went bankrupt.
  11. 1839: The Seminole Native Americans and their black allies—former runaway black slaves that intermarried with the Indians—leave their homes in Florida and begin the migration to the West by order of the federal government.
  12. 1841: The 25th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Philip Pendleton Barbour died in Washington, DC, on this date. Originally a Democratic-Republican, he became a Democrat.  President Andrew Jackson nominated him to fill the seat vacated by Associate Justice Gabriel Duvall.  He served from March 15, 1836 to February 25, 1841.
  13. 1862: Nashville, Tennessee, became the first Confederate state capital occupied by the North during the Civil War. Meanwhile, President Abraham Lincoln introduces paper money to the U.S. Congress legislates the Bureau of Printing and Engraving.
  14. 1870: The U.S. Congress swears in its first black member, Hiram Rhodes-Revels from Mississippi— Republican—1870-1871.
  15. 1888: In Washington, DC, future 52ndS. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles is born. He would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 01-26-1953 to 04-22-1959.
  16. 1901: J.P. Morgan incorporated the United States Steel Corporation on this date in history.
  17. 1910: The Dalai Lama flees Tibet from advancing Chinese troops and seeks safety in British-ruled India.
  18. 1913: Character actor Jim Backus, who played Thurston Howell III on “Gilligan’s Island” and voiced the cartoon character Mr. Magoo, was born in Cleveland. Meanwhile, Secretary of State Philander Chase Knox declared in effect the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave Congress the power to levy and to collect income taxes on the hapless citizens of the nation.
  19. 1914: Sir John Tenniel, the illustrator of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” died in London three days before his 94th
  20. 1916: During World War I on the Western Front, German troops overrun Fort Douaumont near the fortified city of Verdun.
  21. 1919: Under the Paris Treaty, the League of Nations begins to form. Meanwhile, the state of Oregon became the first state to place a tax on gasoline with the tax being one cent per gallon.
  22. 1921: After Soviet troops entered the nearby nation of Georgia, they proclaim it a Soviet Socialist Republic.
  23. 1922: At Versailles, French authorities executed French serial killer Henri Landru, whom a jury convicted of murdering 10 women and the son of one of them.
  24. 1926: Francisco Franco becomes a general in the Spanish military.
  25. 1928: The Federal Radio Commission issued the first U.S. television license to Charles Jenkins Laboratories in Washington, D.C.
  26. 1930: The photographic device banks use to record checks received a patent on this date.
  27. 1932: Austrian immigrant, Adolf Hitler, gets German citizenship on this date.
  28. 1933: The U.S. Navy launched the first ship designed and built from the keel up as an aircraft carrier, the USS Ranger.
  29. 1940: W2WBS in New York City broadcast the first televised NHL game using one camera in a fixed position. The New York Rangers hosted the Montreal Canadiens and beat them by a score of 6-2.
  30. 1943: Allied troops reoccupied the Kasserine Pass in Tunisia after clashing with German troops during World War II. Meanwhile, future Beatle[i] George Harrison is born in Great Britain on this date.
  31. 1944: Brian Beltshaw, future bassist and vocalist with the British rock group, Blossom Toes[ii], was born in Great Britain on this date.
  32. 1948: Czechoslovak communists seize their government in line with occupying Soviet troops.
  33. 1949: Future member of the rock band, Crazy Horse[iii]–Frank “Poncho” Sampedro (multi-instrumentalist 1975-88 / 1990-present)—is born on this date.
  34. 1950: “Your Show of Shows” with Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca premiered on NBC-TV; writers of the show included Mel Brooks, Neil Simon, and Woody Allen.
  35. 1956: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev criticized the late Josef Stalin in a speech before a Communist Party congress in Moscow.
  36. 1957: Buddy Holly[iv] and the Crickets record “That’ll be the Day.”
  37. 1963: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Edwards v. South Carolina, upheld 8-1 the right of Civil Rights demonstrators to protest peacefully outside the South Carolina State House. Meanwhile, the Beatles[v] release their first U.S. single, “Please Please Me.”
  38. 1964: At Miami Beach, Cassius Clay knocks out Sonny Liston in the seventh round to take the heavyweight boxing title of the world. However, the judges scored the victory as Technical Knockout (TKO) when an injured Liston failed to answer the bell in the seventh round.
  39. 1972: Germany gave a $5 million ransom payment to Arab jihadists who had hijacked a jumbo airliner and held the crew and passengers under threat of death.
  40. 1986: President Ferdinand Marcos fled the Philippines after 20 years of rule in the wake of a tainted election; Corazon Aquino assumed the presidency.
  41. 1987: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds affirmative action 5-4. Meanwhile, Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls scores a team record of 58 points in a game.
  42. 1989: Mike Tyson knocked out Frank Bruno in the fifth round to maintain the heavyweight boxing title. Meanwhile, Jerry Jones, new owner of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, fires 29-year Cowboys’ coach, Tom Landry.
  43. 1998: The first legal brothel in Switzerland opens in Zurich.
  44. 1999: William King received a sentence of death for the racial murder of James Byrd, Jr. in Jasper, Texas. Two other men involved in the horrendous crime suffered conviction for their part in the crime later.  Elsewhere, in Moscow, China’s Prime Minister Zhu Rongji and Russian President Boris Yeltsin discussed trade and other issues.
  45. 2000: A jury in Albany, N.Y., acquitted four New York City police officers of second-degree murder and lesser charges in the February 1999 shooting death of illegal immigrant Amadou Diallo.
  46. 2005: Dennis Rader underwent arrest for the BTK (Bind-Torture-Kill) serial killings in Wichita, Kansas.
  47. 2011: In the People’s Republic of China, senior leader Jia Qinglin calls for control over Tibetan Buddhism and a renewed struggle against the Dalai Lama. Elsewhere, longtime drummer for the rock band, the Grass Roots[vi]— Ricky Coonce (drums 1967-72 / 1981-82)—died from heart failure on this date.
  48. 2012: Using their artillery, the Syrian army kills at least 100 civilians as they shell the cities of Homs and Hama.
  49. 2013: Russia enacts a law that bans smoking in schools and on subways. Elsewhere, “Dangerous” Dan Toler—former guitarist with the Allman Brothers Band[vii]—lost his fight with ALS on this date.
  50. 2014: Debbie Dingell, the wife of Congressman John Dingell[viii], announces she will run for the House seat her husband is vacating at the end of his 29th term; he announced the oncoming retirement yesterday.
  51. 2015: A jury awarded a Texas-based technology-licensing company, Smartflash, a whopping $532.9 million payout from Apple because it infringed upon data management software patents, something the mega-company claimed it did not do because the patents were invalid and that it NEVER used them in any of its products. Oh, well.
  52. 2016: The 10th GOP presidential primary debate occurs in Houston, Texas, with CNN moderating the event. Impartial moderators, eh?  Nope, never when Republicans are on stage.
  53. 2017: Famous foul-mouthed liberal Democrat Tom Perez wins election to be the next leader of the Democratic National Committee. Good for you.
  54. 2018: Closing ceremonies for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyongChang occurred on this date. The games began on February 09, 2018.  Team USA won 9 gold medals, 8 silver medals, and 6 bronze medals.  Norway won the most at 14 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze.  Here are the medal count totals:
    1. Germany: 12 gold, 10 silver and 7 bronze: 29 total medals
    2. Canada: 10 gold, 8 silver and 10 bronze: 28 total medals
    3. Netherlands: 8 gold, 6 silver and 6 bronze: 20 total medals
    4. Olympic Athletes Russia: 2 gold, 6 silver, and 10 bronze: 18 total medals
    5. South Korea: 5 gold, 8 silver, and 4 bronze: 17 total medals
    6. France: 5 gold, 4 silver, and 6 bronze: 15 total medals
    7. Switzerland: 5 gold, 6 silver, and 4 bronze: 15 total medals
    8. Austria: 5 gold, 3 silver, and 6 bronze: 14 total medals
    9. Sweden: 7 gold, 6 silver, and 1 bronze: 14 total medals
    10. Japan: 4 gold, 5 silver, and 4 bronze: 13 total medals
    11. Italy: 3 gold, 2 silver, and 5 bronze: 10 total medals
    12. China: 1 gold, 6 silver, and 2 bronze: 9 total medals
    13. Czech Republic: 2 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze: 7 total medals
    14. Finland: 1 gold, 1 silver, and 4 bronze: 6 total medals
    15. United Kingdom: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 4 bronze: 5 total medals
    16. Belarus: 2 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    17. Slovakia: 1 gold, 2 silver, and 0 bronze: 3 total medals
    18. Australia: 0 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze: 3 total medals
    19. Poland: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    20. New Zealand: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    21. Spain: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 2 bronze: 2 total medals
    22. Slovenia: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze: 2 total medals
    23. Hungary: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medals
    24. Ukraine: 1 gold, 0 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    25. Belgium: 0 gold, 1 silver, and 0 bronze: 1 total medal
    26. Kazakhstan: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    27. Latvia: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal
    28. Liechtenstein: 0 gold, 0 silver, and 1 bronze: 1 total medal

55. 2019: Following an assault by Internet trolls and Bots attacking the movie, “Captain Marvel,” the film review site Rotten Tomatoes makes ways as to how fans can rate and comment on movies.

56. 2020: President Trump returns from India and announces he has asked for $2.5 billion with which to combat the Coronavirus in the United States.  Senate Minority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says it’s ‘not enough.  Currently, there are 80,000 cases worldwide.  The president should have asked for more.’  Meanwhile, the Democratic 2020 Presidential Debates continue with Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Joe Biden, and Mayor Pete.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This artwork is #0020 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Summer Camp.”  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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[i] 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.

[ii] We promoted the music of Blossom Toes beginning on Monday, 01-June-2015 through Sunday, 07-June-2015.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your growing music collection.

[iii] We hope to promote the music of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, as well as of each member’s solo careers along with Crazy Horse within the next 5-7 years.  Please remain vigilant for when we do.

[iv] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Buddy Holly but when we do, we will also promote the music of Jerry Lee Lewis, the Big Bopper, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, and all the rest.  You will enjoy them.

[v] See footnote i.

[vi] 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.

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

[viii] In 2019, the question is, “Is the late John Dingell looking UP or is he looking DOWN?  According to President Trump, the late congressman might be looking UP.

 

 

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