216. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 04, 2022

2022 Thursday: Hmmm, so-o-o, Joe ‘Slobbering’ Biden whacked Ayman Al-Zawahiri, the Number Two of al-Qaida, longtime confidant, physician, and amigo of dead terrorist Osama bin Laden. A somewhat coherent Biden stumbled to the microphones this past Monday and stuttered out his message of a ‘successful drone strike’ on an old terrorist no one has seen in about a decade- if not longer.

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216. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, AUGUST 04, 2022:

U.S. Coast Guard Birthday / Barack Hussein Obama Day (Illinois) / Primary Election Day in Tennessee

President Barack Hussein Obama; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Johnson; U.S. Agricultural Secretary Ezra Taft Benson; U.S. Interior Secretary Jacob D. Cox; U.S. Secretary of State Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen; U.S. Treasury Secretary W. Michael Blumenthal; Heavyweight boxing contender Gerry Cooney; Country Joe and the Fish featuring David Cohen, the Doors featuring Jim Morrison, Hawkwind featuring Jonathan Darbyshire (aka Mr. Dibs), the Jeff Beck Group featuring Max Middleton, Led Zeppelin featuring Robert Plant, Ricky Nelson, and Spirit featuring John Locke:

  1. 1347 Friday: English troops conquer Ft. Calais, at Calais, France.
  2. 1521 Thursday: In Rome, future 228th Roman Catholic Pope Urban VII is born Giovanni Battista Castagno.  He would become pontiff on September 15, 1590, and 12 days later, would end his reign.
  3. 1666 Wednesday: A hurricane hits the Caribbean islands of Martinique, Guadeloupe, and St. Christopher resulting in thousands of deaths.
  4. 1735 Thursday: A jury found John Peter Zenger of the York Weekly Journal not guilty of committing seditious libel against the colonial governor of New York, William Cosby.
  5. 1753 Saturday: George Washington becomes a master Mason.  
  6. 1760 Monday: At the Battle of Leibnitz, the Prussian army devastates both the Austrian and Russian armies.
  7. 1790 Wednesday: The U.S. Coast Guard had its beginnings as the Revenue Cutter Service.
  8. 1792 Saturday: English romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley was born at Field Place near Horsham, England.
  9. 1817 Monday: In Millstone, N.J., future 29th U.S. Secretary of State Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen is born.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he would serve under President Chester A. Arthur from December 19, 1881, to March 06, 1885.
  10. 1821 Saturday: The Saturday Evening Post hits the newsstands for the first time as a weekly newspaper.
  11. 1830 Wednesday: On this date, the builders laid out the plans for the city of Chicago.
  12. 1834 Monday: In New York City, the 14th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Johnson, died on this date.  President Thomas Jefferson nominated Federalist Johnson to fill the seat of Associate Justice Alfred Moore, Federalist.  Johnson served from May 07, 1804, to August 04, 1834.
  13. 1862 Monday: The U.S. government collects its first income tax.
  14. 1892 Thursday: Andrew and Abbey Borden were axed to death in their home in Fall River, Massachusetts.  Lizzie Borden, Andrew’s daughter from a previous marriage was accused of the killings but was later acquitted at trial.
  15. 1899 Friday: In Whitney, Idaho, future 15th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Benson would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, to January 20, 1961.
  16. 1900 Saturday: The former 10th U.S. Interior Secretary Jacob D. Cox died at age 71.  A Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 05, 1869, to October 31, 1870.
  17. 1903 Tuesday: The reign of the 257th Roman Catholic Pope St. Pius X begins on this date.  As the Vicar of Christ, Pius X would serve from today until August 20, 1914.  
  18. 1914 Tuesday: The United States declares neutrality during World War I.  Germany declares war on Belgium.  Meanwhile, Great Britain declares war on Germany during the opening days of World War I.
  19. 1916 Friday: The United States reached agreement with Denmark to purchase the Danish Virgin Islands for $25 million.
  20. 1922 Friday: AT&T and Bell Systems recognized the death of Alexander Graham Bell two days earlier by shutting down all its switchboards and switching stations.
  21. 1927 Thursday: The Peace Bridge between the United States and Canada opens.
  22. 1934 Saturday: Mel Ott became the first major league baseball player to score six runs in a single game.
  23. 1936 Tuesday: Jesse Owens of the U.S. won the second of his four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics as he prevailed in the long jump over German Luz Long, who was the first to congratulate him.
  24. 1942 Tuesday: David Bennett Cohen, the original keyboardist with the San Francisco rock band, Country Joe & the Fish[i], was born on this date in Brooklyn, N.Y.
  25. 1943 Wednesday: Russian army units reach the outskirts of Orel, which the Germans fired up the previous day.
  26. 1944 Friday: Fifteen-year-old diarist, Anne Frank, was arrested with her sister, parents, and four others by the Gestapo after hiding for two years inside a building in Amsterdam.  She died the following year at Bergen-Belsen.
  27. 1946 Sunday: Future famed keyboardist Max Middleton, who would play with the Jeff Beck Group[ii] among others, is born on this date in Amersham, U.K.  He would also perform with Hummingbird[iii] and Snowy White and the White Flames.  
  28. 1955 Thursday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorizes $46 million for the construction of the CIA headquarters.
  29. 1956 Saturday: In Manhattan, N.Y., future heavyweight boxing contender Gerry Cooney is born.  He would go on to fight some of the boxing world’s biggest names and in so doing would amass a record of 31 fights, 28 wins (24 by KO), and 3 losses.
  30. 1958 Monday: Billboard Magazine introduced its “Hot 100” chart, which were part popularity and a barometer of the movement of potential hits.  The first No. 1 song was “Poor Little Fool” by Ricky Nelson[iv]
  31. 1961 Friday: Future 44th President of the United States—Democrat Barack Obama—is born on this date, some say in Kenya.
  32. 1964 Tuesday: The bodies of missing civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James Chaney were found buried in an earthen dam in Mississippi.  Meanwhile, future multi-instrumentalist with the British space-rock band, Hawkwind[v], Jonathan Darbyshire aka “Mr. Dibs” is born in England on this date.  
  33. 1970 Tuesday: Jim Morrison of the Doors[vi] undergoes arrest for public intoxication.
  34. 1972 Friday: Arthur Bremer was convicted and sentenced in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, to 63 years in prison for his attempt on the life of Alabama Governor George C. Wallace; however, the sentence was later reduced to 53 years.  The authorities released the man from prison in 2007.
  35. 1975 Monday: While driving on the Greek island of Rhodes, Led Zeppelin[vii] vocalist, Robert Plant, suffers a near-fatal auto accident.  Elsewhere, the Swedish pop group ABBA [viii] began recording their hit single, “Dancing Queen” at Glen Studio outside Stockholm.  A year later, it hit radio stations around the world.
  36. 1977 Thursday: President Jimmy Carter signed a measure establishing the Department of Energy.
  37. 1979 Saturday: W. Michael Blumenthal- the 64th U.S. secretary of the Treasury- left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from January 23, 1977, until today.
  38. 1983 Thursday: New York Yankee outfielder Dave Winfield threw a baseball during warm-ups and accidentally killed a seagull.  After the game—wait for it! —Toronto police arrested the slugger for “causing unnecessary suffering to an animal.”  What the F**K is wrong with Canada?  It was a frigging accident!
  39. 1984 Saturday: In the Los Angeles Summer Olympics Games, American track and field athlete Carl Lewis won a gold medal.  Elsewhere, the nation of Upper Volta becomes the new nation of Burkina Faso in Africa, which is their national day.
  40. 1985 Sunday: Rod Carew got his 3,000th major league hit on this date.
  41. 1987 Tuesday: The Federal Communications Commission voted to abolish the Fairness Doctrine, which required radio and television stations to present balanced coverage of controversial issues.
  42. 1988 Thursday: The U.S. Congress votes to authorize $20,000 for each Japanese citizen interned during World War II.
  43. 1989 Friday: Iranian President Hashemi Rafsanjani offered to assist in ending the hostage crisis in Lebanon. 
  44. 1990 Saturday: The European community votes to boycott Iraq for invading Kuwait.
  45. 1991 Sunday: The Greek luxury liner Oceanos sank in heavy seas off South Africa’s southeast coast; all the passengers and crewmembers survived.
  46. 1993 Wednesday: A federal judge sentenced Los Angeles police officers Stacy Koon and Laurence Powell to 2.5 years in prison for violating Rodney King’s civil rights.
  47. 1994 Thursday: Yugoslavia withdrew its support for Bosnian Serbs.  It then sealed the border between its nation and Serb-held Bosnia.
  48. 1996 Sunday: Josia Thugwane won a gold medal after finishing first in the marathon.  He became the first black South African to win a gold medal in the Olympics.
  49. 1997 Monday: Jeanne Calment, at age 122, the world’s oldest person, died at a retirement home in Arles, France.
  50. 2004 Wednesday: Former teacher Mary kay Letourneau, convicted of having sex with a sixth-grade pupil, was released from a Washington state prison after 7.5 years behind bars.
  51. 2006 Friday: Rock keyboardist John Locke, original founding member of the L.A.-area rock band, Spirit, died of ill health.     
  52. 2007 Saturday: NASA launched its Phoenix spacecraft today and its mission was a space exploration of the planet Mars.  The Phoenix lander descended on Mars on May 25, 2008.
  53. 2008 Monday: Robert Novak- famed American journalist with a 45-year career- announces his retirement after the discovery of a brain tumor.  According to CBS News, he also played in a part in the CIA leak scandal that seems to be enveloping a variety of people.
  54. 2009 Tuesday: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il pardoned two American journalists whom the North Koreans had arrested earlier in the year for illegally crossing into their wonderful country.  He did this because former President Bill Clinton arrived on scene on behalf of the Obama administration to secure their release from their hellish captivity.
  55. 2010 Wednesday: Officials estimate that 28,000 people have died from Mexican drug violence since December 2006.  One might question as to WHY the United Nations has not requested troops from across the world to go into that godforsaken country and eliminate the narcoterrorists? 
  56. 2011 Thursday: With the United States falling deeper and deeper into debt, the Dow Jones Industrial Average falls by 4-percent as do other stock markets- to varying degrees- around the world.   Meanwhile, a federal judge rules that former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld can be sued by a U.S. veteran who claims that while he was serving in Iraq, he was imprisoned and tortured by his own people.
  57. 2012 Saturday: Great Britain has their greatest success in one day at the Olympics since 1908, winning six gold medals and a silver on Day 8 of the 2012 Summer Olympics.   Meanwhile, Pyongyang announces that the floods that have devastated parts of the country have claimed the lives of 169 of its citizens while another 400 are missing and presumed dead.
  58. 2013 Sunday: Britain, France, and Germany close their embassies in Yemen; Canada closes its embassy in Bangladesh; and the U.S. closes 28 embassies in the Middle East and North America due to intelligence of impending al-Qaida attacks.  Time to track this human garbage down and begin eliminating them in droves.
  59. 2014 Monday: Medical worker Nancy Writebol, the second of two Americans to contract the Ebola virus in Liberia, joins Dr. Kent Brantley at Emory University Hospital for treatment; both patients are receiving an experimental drug that scientists have not tested yet on humans.  Elsewhere, Israel and Hamas enter into a 72-hour ceasefire, one brokered by Egypt.  Of course the Hamas trash will violate it.
  60. 2015 Tuesday: Following the questionable death of Zimbabwe’s beloved Cecil the Lion, Delta Airlines announces it will NO longer transport animal trophies, something they once did if hunters attained the trophies legally.  Elsewhere, United Arab Emirates troops with tanks and artillery arrive in the Yemeni port city of Aden to take up the fight with their Saudi allies against the Iranian-backed Houthi scumbags. 
  61. 2016 Thursday: CBS News reports that candidate Donald Trump’s behavior on the campaign trail has been ‘so bizarre’ that many are left to wonder if he is a plant by the Hillary campaign or a secret agent in the employ of Russia.  What a load of bogus BS.  This supports the proven theory that the Deep State, the Democratic Party, and their Fake News allies are in cahoots not only to push haggard Hillary into the White House but to bamboozle the American people into believing their phony propaganda.  We shall see who wins in November.
  62. 2017 Friday: German supermarket Aldi pulls all shell eggs from the Netherlands from its shelves after the discovery of the chemical- fipronil- is found in them.  Pest control companies use fipronil to kill insects so WTF?  Elsewhere, in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York, former boy wonder pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli- a loser who jacked up the price of a generic drug to the point no one could afford it- undergoes conviction on three counts of securities fraud.
  63. 2018 Saturday: In what many believe to be a setup, Venezuelan thug President Nicolas Maduro survives an assassination attempt, carried out by a drone while the communist POS was at a military review.  The event was captured on live TV.  Even better, the former bus-driving thug Maduro blames the assassination attempt on Venezuelan exiles hiding in neighboring Colombia and on their handlers as well as the Venezuelan ‘mafia’ supposedly living in Florida.  Dude, STFU.
  64. 2019 Sunday: The Central Bank of China devalues its currency below the normal 7-1 ratio with the U.S. dollar for the first time in more than a decade, due in part to the trade tariffs President Donald J. Trump is using to force the communists to the bargaining table and trade talks.  Meanwhile, in what many believe to be a terrorist attack conducted by ISIS, a car bomb explodes in Cairo, Egypt, killing 20 and injuring another 47 people.  Scumbags.  Elsewhere, Connor Bettis- a POS with a gun- hits the bar district in Dayton, Ohio, and kills 9 people and wounds another 27 before law enforcement arrives on scene and shoots the punk dead.
  65. 2020 Tuesday: In Beirut, Lebanon, a tremendous blast felt as far as Cyprus, rips part of the port apart, killing between 75-100 people and injuring another 2,700-3,500.  Speculation abounds with the Lebanese claiming it was a storage site for firecrackers (yeah, right) but we suspect the site was warehousing Iranian munitions bound for Hamas to use against Israel so either the Mossad took care of the problem, or the mullah-loving Iranians and their Hamas allies are too flipping stupid to be around large caches of explosives.  Self-detonation (or so we suspect- morons!).  Wow.
  66. 2020 Tuesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 18,380,616 confirmed cases, UP by 241,178 cases, 691,740 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,167 deaths, and 10,973,850 confirmed recoveries, UP by 220,035 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,834,460 confirmed cases, UP by 56,909 new cases, 158,728 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,208 new deaths, and 2,357,033 confirmed recoveries, UP by 38,264 new recoveries.  We believe if the authorities would share the TRUE percentages of deaths per number of those with the disease- instead of making everyone who might have the Wuhan Flu in their system but did not cause their deaths- known, there would be LESS fear.
  67. 2020 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 519,427 confirmed cases, 9,501 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 2,448 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,315 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 58,715 confirmed cases, 1,600 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 417,589 confirmed number of cases, 35,719 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the honest numbers you fetid piece of sewer scum, especially of the senior citizens you have killed.  Shame on you.
  68. 2020 Tuesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,828.47, UP 164.07 points (+0.62%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,841.17, UP 38.37 points (+0.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,306.51, UP 11.90 points (+0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $2,040.70 per troy oz., +19.00 (+0.94%) while the price of SILVER is $26.22 per troy ounce, +0.187 (+0.72%).  The price of PLATINUM is $958.50 per troy oz, +3.30 (+0.35%) while the price of COPPER is $2.90 per pound, +0.0085 (+0.29%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.55 per barrel, -0.15 (-0.36%).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.97 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.85 euros.  Communist China manipulates its currency.
  69. 2020 Tuesday D: Dr. Oxiris Barbot, New York City health commissioner, sent a letter to moron Mayor Bill Di Blasio, calling it quits over the tremendous mishandling of the COVID-19 Chinese Virus.  We must remember that Mayor Di Blasio and Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo colluded together to send patients infected with the Wuhan Flu into rest homes where vulnerable people died sans the presence of any loved ones present.  We can smell massive lawsuits against Di Blasio and Cuomo brewing on the horizon, like the police officers they wish to destroy, they should enjoy NO qualified immunity for their criminal mistakes.  Elsewhere, General Charles Brown took the oath of office in the White House which made him the new chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, the first black American to hold the post.  Congratulations! 
  70. 2020 Tuesday E: One teacher’s union after another around the country are making demands before they will return that range from soaking the wealthy, adopting the Green New Deal, abolishing the police, equipping every home with a computer and Internet access, and loads of other stupidity.  Friendly state education authorities are trying to shut down private schools, charter schools, you name it, they are doing whatever they can to close it.  President Trump: do what President Ronald Reagan did with the striking air traffic controllers- FIRE THEM and REPLACE THEM.  On August 05, 1981, he fired 11,359 of the scumbags.  Other Americans will take these jobs.
  71. 2021 Wednesday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 200,907,364 confirmed cases, +660,570, 4,268,702 confirmed deaths, +9,788 and 180,887,601 confirmed recoveries, +375,059.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,159,774 confirmed cases, UP 101,353 from yesterday’s reporting, 631,256 confirmed deaths, UP 759, [ix] and 29,783,667 confirmed recoveries, UP 24,537.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  72. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 312,814 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 91,264 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  73. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,003,013 confirmed cases, 64,622 confirmed deaths, and 2,110,935 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,703,998 confirmed cases, 39,319 confirmed deaths, and 2,297,664 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 43,962 confirmed cases, 538 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 484,806 confirmed cases, 6,186 confirmed deaths, and 231,241 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Alabama: they have 592,417 confirmed cases, 11,542 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [xi]  
  74. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 885,766 confirmed cases, 6,503 confirmed deaths, and 854,995 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Laos,[xii] 168th country on the list: 7,305 cases of the virus, 7 confirmed deaths and 3,804 confirmed recoveries. [xiii]     
  75. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,792.67, DOWN 323.73 points (-0.92%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,780.53, UP 19.24 points (+0.13%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,402.66, DOWN -20.49 points (-0.46%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.10 per barrel, -0.05 (-0.07%).  The price of GOLD is $1,814.50 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%) while the price of SILVER is $25.41 per troy ounce, -0.05 (-0.20%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,018.10 per troy oz, -3.10 (-0.30%) while the price of COPPER is $4.33 per pound, 0.00 (-0.01%). [xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,646.53 per troy oz, +1.70 (+0.06%). [xv] The price of RHODIUM is $19,000.00 per troy oz., +100.00 (+0.53%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $780,000.00 per CNY/T, -10,000.00 (-1.27%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,563.50 per USD/T, -24.65 (-0.95%). [xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.97. In Lao Kip, one greenback equals 9,550.00 and in Latvian Lats, a buck equal 0.604 and in Lebanese Pound, one dollar equals 1,505.50 of theirs. [xvii]        
  76. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.387 per gallon, $3.025 in Florida, $4.085 in Hawaii, and $3.865 in Washington state. [xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Maine: $3.128.  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- Cayman Islands: $4.929 per U.S. Gallon. [xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,602,871,192,916 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS. [xx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Sweden, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Australia with $40 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  77. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Here’s the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ daily ticker: Border czar for 134 days and 40 days since her one and only visit to the southern border.  Next, One America News shared the latest figures on the illegal alien tidal wave overwhelming the country today.  Here we go: (1) Cost this day alone: $533,587,136.  Next, (2) here is the cost for caring for all these illegal aliens this year: $236,150,079,488.  Next, (3) Here is the estimate of the numbers of illegals who have poured across the U.S.-Mexico border just this year: 2,420,349.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegal aliens roaming the U.S.: 36,420,348.  (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- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day predicted as far back as 2009 when our original blogsite got underway that the numbers back then were between 35-50 million illegal aliens.  Now, we believe that number to be closer to 75-100 million.  A person cannot walk into a hardware store, go into a liquor store, dine at an outdoor restaurant without illegals running up and begging for food.  This must stop and it’s going to stop extremely soon…
  78. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– A federal judge blocks Governor Greg Abbott’s executive order prohibiting the transport of illegal aliens across the Lone Star State by anyone other than federal authorities.  The Texas Republican governor, however, is fighting back against this blatant overreach of power.  Elsewhere, slobbering Joe Biden continues blaming Texas and Florida for increasing the numbers of Chi-Vi cases.  ‘America’s Governor’ Ron DeSantis, R-FL, fired back at the counterfeit president, slamming him for allowing in millions of illegal aliens many of whom are infected with COVID-19 by telling him to ‘do your job and leave us alone.’  Man, the applause was tremendous.  Meanwhile, we have more numbers for the illegal alien invasion for the month of July: the Border Patrol caught 203,865 illegals, at least 37,252 were able to evade capture, 78 died, another 7,867 were guilty of NO violation, which leaves an outstanding number of 1,079 illegals.  Again, this is all a conservative estimate as the so-called ‘got-away folks’ are far higher than the numbers shown here.
  79. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I- Pakistan announced today that it has completed approximately 90-percent of the border wall with Afghanistan.  They don’t want Afghan refugees pouring into their country any more than Europeans want more Muslims, or the United States want more human refuse from around the world.  Good for them.  Elsewhere, Hezbollah scumbags fired some rockets into northern Israel today which led to the Israelis conducting artillery barrages on known jihadist sites in Lebanon.
  80. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci is predicting that within a few weeks, there will be ‘200,000 cases of the Chi-Vi daily in the United States.’  (Note- this is all you need to know that the border must be closed and that every single illegal alien is rounded up, imprisoned, and then deported ASAP).  Meanwhile, Dr. Ashish Jha told Newsmax today that the NIH director Dr. Francis Collins was right to walk back mask comments.  The good doctor was saying stupid stuff like parents should wear masks at home around their children.  Enough already.    
  81. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– The World Health Organization is calling for a moratorium on COVID-19 booster shots.  Oh, really?  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms continue their bitching and whining over the recent GOP COVID-19 origins report that placed the blame squarely on the Chi-Coms for infecting the entire world with their Frankenstein-like lab-created Wuhan Bat Flu Virus.  Elsewhere, the Centers for Disease Control yesterday bowed to Democratic-Socialist pressure and re-enacted a moratorium on evictions, something they lack the power to do.  Doubts continue to build as to the legality of such an order by an entity with no power in this area.  Look, folks, this is what the Democrats love- they love rules and regulations, none of them backed up by laws.  This is how they punish people, how they persecute people, and how they crush people.  This is bullshit and we would suggest that landlords pay NO attention to this order.
  82. 2021 Wednesday K: Political News I– Democratic Party leadership in the House is urging their wavering members to run as “Biden Democrats” or risk losing the majority in 2022.  Meanwhile, Senator Kevin Cramer, R-ND, has introduced a bill (that will go nowhere) that says ‘if a state mandates COVID-19 vaccine passports, it also must mandate VOTER ID.’  That bill is going nowhere.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump is correct when he blasts the House Democrats for their ongoing crusade to get a hold of his tax returns.  Good for you.
  83. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News II– A new poll says that more than half of California’s Hispanic population wants the recall against Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom to succeed and like everyone else, the Latinos are members of all parties.  Meanwhile, Senator James Lankford, R-OK, says that ‘our grandchildren will suffer repaying Joe Biden’s massive debt.’  Amen.  In other political news, ‘America’s Mayor’ Rudy Giuliani says that ‘Cuomo may be guilty, but he does deserve due process.’  Elsewhere, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd CD, is suing MSNBC’s Rachel “Mudslinger” Maddow for libel.  We hope you win, congressman.
  84. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News III– In other political news, a new poll says that almost everyone is against partisan gerrymandering.  Next, Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnel, RINO-KY, has outlined demands for future spending bills.  Mitch, you don’t have any power.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden plans to shift arms export sales based on human rights concerns.  Looks like Saudi Arabia is not going to get its weapons.
  85. 2021 Wednesday N: Economic News– Last month, everyone was celebrating how many NEW private sector jobs Joe Biden was going to create and then whoops-a-daisy, bad economic news.  Last month, the Biden regime created ONLY 330,000 jobs- many of them no more than hamburger-flipper or taco-stuffer jobs- rather than the highly predicted number of 653,000 new jobs.  Growth in U.S. services sector hits a record high in July.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump economic adviser Peter Navarro says “U.S. pensions took a big hit from the Chi-Coms’ crackdown on BIG TECH.”
  86. 2021 Wednesday O: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3583 what with a $14 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers: 04, 14, 18, 36, 43, and Mega 14.  Out of 89,945 winning tickets, the highest winner was one person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $33,312.  The winning ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven in Culver City, CA 90232.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #869 with a jackpot of $211 million up for grabs: 05, 21, 32, 36, 58, and Powerball 14.  Out of 85,166 winning tickets in the Golden State, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $11,844 apiece.
  87. 2022 Thursday: Hmmm, so-o-o, Joe ‘Slobbering’ Biden whacked Ayman Al-Zawahiri, the Number Two of al-Qaida, longtime confidant, physician, and amigo of dead terrorist Osama bin Laden.  A somewhat coherent Biden stumbled to the microphones this past Monday and stuttered out his message of a ‘successful drone strike’ on an old terrorist no one has seen in about a decade- if not longer.  Drooling Joe told his then-boss Barack Hussein Obama (and probably still boss) NOT to whack Osama but Obama ‘All Drama’ did.  Now, Joe wants us to think he’s a big, macho machine ordering death and destruction on every fourth string, D-team terrorist.  Folks, I don’t buy this crap nor will I.  When and if they confirm the DNA of the dead terrorist to be him or not, it means NOTHING.  NOTHING.  Big frigging deal.  Joe, you aren’t Donald J. Trump.  You’re a senile bum.  Resign now.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0912 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “More Lilac and Lavender.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The Beach Boys released a jam-packed best of CD: “The Warmth of the Sun” on May 22, 2007.  There are 28 tunes on it, all well-known tunes beloved by fans new and old alike.  We think anyone interested in the music of the time will definitely want to home in on this CD    IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much delicious fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of Country Joe and the Fish beginning on Tuesday, 16-July-2013 through Friday, 26-July-2013.  This was one of the greatest bands to explode out of San Francisco, California, during the Psychedelic 1960s.

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

[iii] We look forward to doing the music of Hummingbird at some point in the next year or so.

[iv] We look forward to doing the music of Ricky Nelson and Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band at some point within the next 10-15 years.  Keep vigilant!

[v] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Hawkwind but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Uriah Heep.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

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

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

[viii] ABBA?  You never know but if we are not all in reeducation camps or dead within the next 25 years, you could very well expect to see the music of ABBA.

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

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

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

[xii] Yesterday, Central African Republic was in the 168th place but today, Laos jumped in front of them.  We will see who is where tomorrow.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

215. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 03, 2022

2022 Wednesday: Many pundits are speculating as to the REAL REASON for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. Sure, American politicians should be able to travel wherever and whenever they wish without being fearful of communist thugs like communist China or fascist hoodlums like Russia. Some such as Tucker Carlson, Eric Bolling, Chris Salcedo, and others speculate as to whether “Mumbles” Pelosi’s ill-timed visit is a false flag so the Chi-Coms can snatch up the islands to the west of Taiwan with which to then launch an invasion of Taiwan?

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215. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 03, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices William Burnham Woods, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Harry Blackmun; U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish; U.S. Senator Chris Murphy; the Byrds featuring John York, the Climax Blues Band featuring Arthur Wood, Love featuring Arthur Lee, Metallica featuring James Hetfield, Paul McCartney and Wings, Stray Cats featuring Lee Rocker, and War featuring B.B. Dickerson:

  1. 881 Sunday: French King Louis III beats the Vikings at the Battle of Saucourt.
  2. 1108 Monday: Louis VI, “the Fat One,” is crowned king of France.
  3. 1492 Wednesday: Christopher Columbus set sail from Palos, Spain, on a voyage that took him to the present-day Americas.
  4. 1777 Sunday: During the Siege of Fort Stanwix, the first U.S. flag officially flew during the battle.
  5. 1807 Monday: Former Vice President Aaron Burr went on trial before a federal court in Richmond, Virginia, charged with treason; however, less than a month later, he won an acquittal.
  6. 1808 Wednesday: In New York City, future 26th U.S. Secretary of State Hamilton Fish is born.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant March 17, 1869, to March 12, 1877.
  7. 1824 Tuesday: Future 45th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Burnham Woods is born in Newark, OH, on this date.  President Rutherford B. Hayes nominated the Democrat who became a Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice William Strong, also someone who began political life as a Democrat and then who became a Republican.  Burnham served December 21, 1880, to May 14, 1887.
  8. 1861 Saturday: A Federal fleet begins bombardment of Galveston, Texas.  Confederate shore batteries commence a counter-bombardment which would keep the Union fleet out to sea.  In another year or so, the Union would blockade all Southern ports.  
  9. 1863 Monday: Governor Seymour of New York petitions President Abraham Lincoln to end the draft in New York State due to all the problems concerning it.  Elsewhere, the first thoroughbred horse races took place at the Saratoga Racecourse in Saratoga Springs, New York.
  10. 1880 Tuesday: At Lake George, N.Y., organizers founded the American Canoe Association on this date.
  11. 1882 Thursday: The U.S. Congress passes the first law restricting immigration into the United States.  So many have come that a period of assimilation must occur lest the country splinter into countless different groups and subgroups.
  12. 1900 Friday: Businesspeople founded the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company on this date.
  13. 1914 Monday: Germany declared war on France at the onset of World War I; then, Great Britain declared war on Germany.  The French fleet set sail for North Africa while Belgium denies Germany passage through its country to attack France.
  14. 1921 Wednesday: Baseball commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis refused to reinstate former Chicago White Sox players implicated in the “Black Sox” scandal, despite their acquittals in jury trials.
  15. 1923 Friday: With the passing of President Warren G. Harding, Vice President Calvin Coolidge becomes the nation’s 30th president.
  16. 1925 Monday: The last U.S. troops leave Nicaragua, having been in that nation since 1912.    
  17. 1933 Thursday: The Mickey Mouse watch hits store shelves on this date with the price tag of $2.75.
  18. 1936 Monday: Jesse Owens of the United States won the first of his four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics as he took the 100-meter sprint.
  19. 1940 Saturday: British troops invade Italian Somaliland.  In so doing, they began liberating Italian East Africa which would include Ethiopia.
  20. 1941 Sunday: During World War II on the Eastern Front, Axis troops conquer the Soviet city of Rostov.
  21. 1943 Tuesday: U.S. Army Lt. General George S. Patton slapped a private at an army hospital in Sicily, accusing him of cowardice.  However, General Dwight D. Eisenhower later ordered Patton to apologize for this and a second, similar episode.  Meanwhile, the Nazis burn the city of Orel.
  22. 1944 Thursday: The Auschwitz Concentration Camp gasses 4,000 Gypsies in one day.
  23. 1946 Saturday: Future bassist with the Byrds[i] rock band, John York, is born on this date in White Plains, N.Y.
  24. 1948 Tuesday: Alger Hiss, advisor to deceased President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, suffers accusation of being a ‘communist.’
  25. 1949 Wednesday: The National Basketball Association underwent formation as a merger of the Basketball Association of America and the National Basketball League.  Meanwhile, in Britain, future keyboardist, Arthur Woods, with the Climax Blues Band[ii] is born.  Finally, B.B. Dickerson—future longtime bassist with the Los Angeles, California, fun-rock-soul-Latin jazz band, WAR[iii]—is born on this date in Torrance, California.
  26. 1958 Sunday: The nuclear-powered submarine USS Nautilus became the first vessel to cross the North Pole underwater.
  27. 1961 Thursday: Future bassist with the rock-a-billy band, Stray Cats[iv]—Lee Rocker—is born on this date in Massapequa, N.Y.
  28. 1963 Saturday: In Downey, California, future guitarist/vocalist with te heavy metal band, Metallica- James Hetfield- is born. 
  29. 1966 Wednesday: Concerned citizens discovered comedian Lenny Bruce, age 40, dead at his Los Angeles, California, home.
  30. 1971 Tuesday: Paul McCartney announces the formation of his new group, Wings[v].
  31. 1972 Thursday: The U.S. Senate ratified the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union.  However, the U.S. unilaterally withdrew from the treaty in 2002.
  32. 1973 Friday: In White Plains, N.Y., future U.S. Senator Chris Murphy is born.  A Democrat, he would enter the U.S. Senate representing the state of Connecticut on January 03, 2013.
  33. 1980 Sunday: Closing ceremonies took place in Moscow for the Summer Olympic Games, which numerous countries around the world boycotted due to the Russian invasion of Afghanistan.
  34. 1981 Monday: U.S. air traffic controllers went on strike, despite a warning from President Ronald Reagan that he would fire them, which he later did.
  35. 1984 Friday: Mary Lou Retton won a gold medal at the Los Angeles Summer Olympics.
  36. 1987 Monday: The Iran-Contra congressional hearings ended, with none of the 29 witnesses tying President Ronald Reagan directly to the diversion of arms-sales profits to Nicaraguan rebels fighting against the communist Sandinista regime led by the same scumbag leading the country now, the infamous Daniel Ortega.
  37. 1988 Wednesday: The Soviet Union released Mathias Rust, the young West German pilot who had landed a light airplane near Moscow’s Red Square in May 1987.  Meanwhile, the Iran-Contra hearings ended with the result being NO ties between President Ronald Reagan and the Nicaraguan rebels.
  38. 1993 Tuesday: The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 96-3 to confirm U.S. Supreme Court nominee Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  (Note- many people ponder as to WHY the f**king Democrats can never return the favor?)
  39. 1994 Wednesday: Arkansas carried out the nation’s first triple execution in 32 years.  Meanwhile, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer takes the oath as the Supreme Court’s newest justice in a private ceremony at  Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist’s Vermont summer home.  The justice whom Breyer replaced- the 94th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Harry Blackmun- left the court on this date.  Blackmun served from March 14, 1970, until his retirement today. 
  40. 2000 Thursday: For some inexplicable reason, the Republican Party nominates Texas Governor George W. Bush as its nominee for president.  He would pair up with pro-never-ending war Republican, Richard “Dick” Cheney which would become the ticket from hell.  Still, war stocks would boom as would fossil fuel stocks and thus the Deep State would reap a windfall from the two terms of this diabolical ticket.  
  41. 2003 Sunday: The Episcopal Church’s House of Deputies further paved the way for the Reverend V. Gene Robinson to become the church’s first openly gay elected bishop, approving him on a 128-63 vote.  
  42. 2004 Tuesday: The Statue of Liberty pedestal in New York City reopened to the public for the first time since the 9/11 attacks.  Elsewhere, NASA launched space probe Messenger on a quest to reveal the secrets of mysterious, superhot Mercury, the sun’s nearest planet.
  43. 2005 Wednesday: Fourteen Marines from a reserve unit in Ohio were killed in a roadside bombing in Iraq.  Meanwhile, the journal Nature reported that a South Korean researcher had created the world’s first cloned dog, an Afghan hound named “Snuppy.”  (Although the scientist, Hwang Woo-Suk, was later disgraced over faked research, the cloning of Snuppy was independently confirmed. 
  44. 2006 Thursday: Famed guitarist-vocalist with the Los Angeles, California, psychedelic rock band, Love[vi]—Arthur Lee—died in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, from the effects of leukemia, on this date; the famed musician/vocalist was just 61 years old. 
  45. 2008 Sunday: As seems to be the norm, North Korea threatens to expel South Korean workers at the Kumgangsan Resort and even threatens war between the South and their country over whatever was supposedly done.
  46. 2009 Monday: In a historic first for the peoples of Latin America, Bolivia becomes the first country to say that indigenous peoples have a right to self-rule.  In other parts of Latin America- especially in Central America- they try to eradicate their native peoples. 
  47. 2010 Tuesday: As Hezbollah continues causing troubles for Israel along the Lebanese Israeli border, two Lebanese soldiers and a journalist are killed as is one Israeli soldier.  This causes the United Nations Security Council to go into a closed-door meeting.
  48. 2011 Wednesday: Now that the U.S. debt ceiling crisis of 2011, the second largest holder of U.S. debt- communist China- sees the Dagong Global Credit Rating of the People’s Republic of China downgrade the U.S. from A+ to A with a negative outlook- so says the Sydney Morning Herald.
  49. 2012 Friday: Following horrible weather conditions in North Korea, Pyongyang begs the United Nations for food aid.  Meanwhile, in Syria, the Free Syrian Army fighting to hold onto Aleppo finds themselves under heavy artillery fire from Syrian government forces. 
  50. 2013 Saturday: The federal government created a mere 162,000 jobs in the United States in July, falling far short of the expected 175,000-185,000 jobs.  Elsewhere, the Syrian civil war continues to rage as Syrian rebels capture an ammunition dump equipped with antitank missiles.  Not good for the Russian tanks employed by the Syrian army.
  51. 2014 Sunday: According to Brainy History, the Islamic State captures the Iraqi town of Sinjar, home to the country’s Yazidi religious minority population; residents fled in advance of the extremists, who have demanded that non-Muslim residents convert to Islam or face death.  Meanwhile, in the southern Gaza town of Rafah, an Israeli airstrike takes out a UNRWA-run school.  Locals claim several people were killed which leads the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Kyi-Moon to call out the Israelis.  Oh, STFU, Mr. Secretary-General.
  52. 2015 Monday: To reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 32-percent of the 2005 levels, President Barack Obama[vii] proposes the Clean Power Act, which is more stringent than the plan offered by the Environmental Protection Agency by 30-percent.  Meanwhile, in the northern Syrian city of Ariha in Idlib Governorate, citizens going about their business get something more than they planned when a Syrian warplane crashes into a populated area.  At least 37 people lose their lives while numerous others suffer injuries of one degree or another.
  53. 2016 Wednesday: U.S. Justice Department officials raised questions regarding President Barack Obama’s cash payments to Iran.  Meanwhile, the parliament in Nepal elects a former Maoist rebel, Pushpa Kemal Dahal, aka Prachanda (his rebel name) to be its next prime minister.  Next, the North Koreans as feisty as ever launch two medium-range missiles.  The first blows up while parts of the second come down in Japanese territorial waters leading to words between the two countries.
  54. 2017 Thursday: The enslaved peoples of Iran re-elect their dictator, “President” Hassan Rouhani, to a second term.  Meanwhile, in the first sentencing of its kind, Massachusetts woman Michelle Carter receives a prison sentence of 2.5 years for having urged her boyfriend to commit suicide.  The young man continually talked about ending his life and so she said ‘go ahead’ in some text messages that would come back to bite her on the ass.
  55. 2018 Friday: Scumbag reporter Carl Bernstein says that ‘the Trump presidency is worse than Watergate.’  Gee whiz, Mr. Bernstein, why don’t you STFU?  Meanwhile, famed Israeli filmmaker and director Moshe Mizrahi dies at age 86.  Elsewhere, when queried by reporters as to when North Korea will commence denuclearization of their country, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that ‘ultimately, they will be the ones to decide the timeline.’ 
  56. 2019 Saturday:  At a Wal-Mart in El Paso, Texas, a terrorist thug seeks out Mexicans to murder and in this heinous act, the POS kills 22 and injures another 24.  Meanwhile that night in Dayton, Ohio, another POS shooter sets out to kill people and in so doing takes the lives of nine and wounds another 27 at a pair of bars before police shoot him dead in the street.
  57. 2020 Monday:  President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order today in which, he forbids American companies (Google comes to mind as does Microsoft and numerous other big tech firms) from hiring foreign scab workers to displace higher-paid American workers.  Far too often in today’s America, American firms force American workers to train foreign workers to do their jobs and then send them packing.  This is not right and what the president did today is amazing.  NO more displacing Americans with foreign scabs.  Enough is enough.  Meanwhile, the stats are in for shootings in Chicago over the weekend: at least 33 people shot, 9 slain- including a 9-year-old boy and when compared to last July in Chicago, murders in the Windy City in July are up 139-percent.  Elsewhere, in New York City, at this point in time, there have been more shootings than ALL of last year’s combined.  What the hell is up with these BIG BLUE CITIES?  Where the hell are Black Lives Matter, you know, the Marxist, racist organization?  We thought black lives ‘matter?’  Apparently not.
  58. 2020 Monday A: President Donald J. Trump gave Chi-Com ‘video’ (spying) ap Tik-Tok until September 15 of this year to allow Microsoft to buy the intelligence gathering platform or to get out of the United States.  Boot them out ASAP!  Meanwhile, Illinois state Representative La Shawn ford, Democrat, calls to abolish teaching history in schools across the state as- according to him- it ‘leads to white privilege and a racist society.’  Will it ever stop?
  59. 2020 Monday B: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Chi-Com Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 18,166,298 confirmed cases, +313,847, 690,953 confirmed deaths, +11,159, and 10,768,016 confirmed recoveries, +169,689.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,795,493 confirmed cases, UP by 55,092 new cases, 157,729 confirmed deaths, UP by 616 new deaths, and 2,334,073 confirmed recoveries, UP by 29,222 new recoveries.   
  60. 2020 Monday C: COVID-19 Statistics next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 514,901 confirmed cases, 9,388 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 2,448 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,315 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 58,173 confirmed cases, 1,596 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  61. 2020 Monday D: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,664.40, UP 236.08 points (0.89%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,902.80, UP 157.52 points (1.47%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,294.61, UP 23.49 points (0.72%).  Currently, GOLD is at $1,989.50 per troy oz., UP 3.20 (+0.16%), SILVER is at $24.38 per troy oz., UP -0.032 (-0.13%), PLATINUM $936.00 per troy oz. UP +4.90 (+0.53%), and COPPER is at $2.92 per pound, +0.004 (+0.14%).  Light Sweet Crude Oil is 40.71, UP -0.30 (-0.73%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.98 Chi-Com yuan. In contrast, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros.  
  62. 2021 Tuesday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 200,235,188 confirmed cases, +615,459, 4,258,450 confirmed deaths, +9,934 and 180,504,022 confirmed recoveries, +463,161.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 36,049,615 confirmed cases, UP 104,758 from yesterday’s reporting, 630,497 confirmed deaths, UP 638, [viii] and 29,756,586 confirmed recoveries, UP 34,933.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [ix]  
  63. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 312,055 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 92,023 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 2021 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,993,702 confirmed cases, 64,568 confirmed deaths, and 2,108,101 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,687,063 confirmed cases, 39,179 confirmed deaths, and 2,095,192 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 43,616 confirmed cases, 538 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 482,575 confirmed cases, 6,179 confirmed deaths, and 231,156 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Minnesota: they have 614,990 confirmed cases, 7,771 confirmed deaths, and 602,808 confirmed recoveries. [x]  
  65. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 882,798 confirmed cases, 6,495 confirmed deaths, and 853,260 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Central African Republic, 168th country on the list: 7,151 cases of the virus, 98 confirmed deaths and 6,859 confirmed recoveries. [xi]     
  66. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,116.40, UP 278.24 points (+0.80%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,761.30, UP 80.23 points (+0.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,423.15, UP 35.99 points (+0.82%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.31 per barrel, -0.25 (-0.35%).  The price of GOLD is $1,816.10 per troy oz., +2.20 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $25.70 per troy ounce, +0.12 (+0.46%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,045.70 per troy oz, -1.20 (-0.11%) while the price of COPPER is $4.31 per pound, 0.00 (-0.01%). [xii]   he price of PALLADIUM is $2,650.98 per troy oz, +3.25 (+0.12%). [xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,900.00 per troy oz., +400.00 (+2.16%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $790,000.00 per CNY/T, +15,000.00 (+1.94%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,588.75 per USD/T, -0.30 (-1.15%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  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 North Korean Won, one greenback equals 900.00 and in Kuwaiti Dinar, a buck equal 424.38 and in Kyrgyzstani Som, one dollar equals 84.57 of theirs. [xv]        
  67. 2021 Tuesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.384 per gallon, $3.007 in Florida, $4.085 in Hawaii, and $3.862 in Washington state. [xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Maryland: $3.098.  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- Aruba: $4.852 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,599,366,342,829 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Kuwait, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Sweden with $47 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 133 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the flaming fiasco down along the U.S.-Mexico border and her 39th day since her one and only visit to the border.  Speaking of the ‘Border Czar,’ former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says that Joe Biden “MUST fire” “Kooky Kamala” because she has no clue as to what the f**k she is doing.  Elsewhere, Grant Stinchfield reported on Newsmax this evening that the mayor of McAllen, Texas, Javier Villalobos, has declared a disaster as they are being overrun by thousands of illegal aliens with no end in sight.
  69. 2021 Tuesday G: Foreign News-Overseas News I- Germany has set a trial date for a 100-year-old Nazi death camp guard.   Next, the Chi-Coms are lashing out angrily at the Republican Party following the release of their report on the origins and spread of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  Oh, boohoo, Chi-Coms, shut the hell up.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms and their attack on the GOP, Rep. Michael McCaul, R-TX 10th CD, says the Chi-Coms’ wailing and sniveling over the recent report is further proof of their duplicity in the crime of the century- unleashing the Chi-Vi on the world.  Rep. McCaul said it is ‘the worst cover-up in human history.’  No wonder the Beijing bullies are upset.  Speaking of the communists, Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, has once again called for moving the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics out of the authoritarian country and somewhere else to a more deserving country.   Rep. Tim Burchett, R-TN 2nd CD, says that the United States ‘must cut off communist China completely.’
  70. 2021 Tuesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News II– The Saudi foreign ministry has suggested that it won’t take part in the Abraham Accords.  Well, screw them.  Next, South Korea reports that the North Koreans want sanctions eased for them to return to direct talks with the United States.  Moving on, the Lebanese president is calling for an investigation into the Beirut blast that leveled much of the city a year ago tomorrow.  At least 204 people lost their lives while another 6,500 suffering injuries of varying degrees.  Tens of thousands more were made homeless in the space of a second.  Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken spoke with the Afghan president to see about ‘hastening along the peace negotiations with the Taliban.’  Mr. Secretary, the Taliban is overrunning the country, sir, how about helping them with air support?
  71. 2021 Tuesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The United States is donating another 110 million doses of the Chi-Com Virus vaccine abroad.  Hopefully, it’s the Johnson & Johnson crap.  In other Chi-Vi-related news, Florida’s schools have quickly rescinded their mask mandates for the upcoming school year after ‘America’s Governor’ Ron DeSantis threatened their funding.  NO MASKS for kids!  In fact, Governor Pete Ricketts, R-NE, says that ‘mask mandates and lockdowns are counterproductive.’     
  72. 2021 Tuesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Elsewhere, scientific journal writer Peter Hotez says that ‘questioning Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci should be labeled a “HATE CRIME.”  Interesting note: Professor Hotez has received funding from Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.’  Man, the fruit does not fall far from the pestilent stink-tree.
  73. 2021 Tuesday K: Voting Integrity-Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Former President Barack Hussein Obama ripped into the ‘Republican fog’ surrounding voting rights in this country.  President Donald J. Trump was highlighting a new forensic report that shows that Joe Biden received more than 8 million fraudulent votes in last year’s presidential election.
  74. 2021 Tuesday L: Joe Biden News I– Enfeebled Joe Biden believes that putting pressure on U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer to retire would harm the nation’s highest court and would politicize it.  Of course, the Democratic-Socialists reacted to this statement in the same way that Dracula would to a Crucifix and a vial of Holy Water. 
  75. 2021 Tuesday M: Joe Biden Regime News I– A new report regarding the Biden regime says that federal agencies do extraordinarily little to protect the data of U.S. citizens from being hacked by foreign adversaries. 
  76. 2021 Tuesday N: Political News I– The Democrats are at war with one another and the division within their hardcore-left-of-center party continues to grow.  Democrats are screeching and wailing over the end of the evictions moratorium which leads the rest of us to ask a scathing question of the liberal losers: YOU were giving people an extra 300 smackers on top of their unemployment so where the f**k did it go?  They weren’t paying their rent with the extra $1,200 per month.  This is crazy, landlords have bills, too, as do the people they hire to do the electrical work, the plumbing work, the reclamation work should the tenants to whom they have given housing trashed it.  Many people invest in rental properties to pay the bills and now, the Democrats are destroying that segment of the American economy along with numerous others.  Shame on them.
  77. 2021 Tuesday O: Political News II– Republican National Committee Chairperson Ronna McDaniel says that for Donald J. Trump to win in 2024, Republicans must win in 2022.  Next, many people now believe that the reason as to WHY New York AG Leticia James came out and trashed her boss, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov by listing his crimes as disgraced FBI Director James “Criminal” Comey did Hillary Rodham Clinton back in 2016 is that she wants to cripple him so she can run for his job and possibly win in 2022.  Now, that’s devious.  Still, the Albany County D.A. is now investigating Governor Cuomo so maybe someone else is going to do the dirty work for A.G. James.
  78. 2021 Tuesday P: Political News III– President Donald J. Trump’s attorney says that the Department of Justice ordering the Internal Revenue Service to hand over his client’s tax returns to the cretins in the U.S. Congress is occurring sans any evidence of wrongdoing.   Next, that crackpot scarecrow loser in the U.S. Senate- Elizabeth Warren, DS-MA,- says that ‘GOP voting laws are somehow connected to abortion.’  Say the flip what?  This woman is an angry loser.  Elsewhere, Governor J.B. Pritzker, DS-IL, says he is going to ‘enforce background checks on private gun sales.’  You should have been doing that already.  Moving on, the U.S. Senate voted to award ‘gold medals’ to the Capitol Hill cops who were at the Capitol on January 06, 2021.  What a load of crap.
  79. 2021 Tuesday Q: Political News IV– Grant Stinchfield of Newsmax lambasted the 18 Republicans who eagerly signed onto the $1.3 trillion ‘infrastructure bill.’  Again, here they are: Roy Blunt, R-MO; Richard Burr, R-NC; Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV; Bill Cassidy, R-LA; Mike Crapo; R-ID, James Risch, R-ID; Thom Tillis; R-NC; Todd Young, R-IN; Mike Rounds, R-SD; John Hoeven, R-ND, Kevin Cramer, R-ND; Lisa Murkowski, R-AK; Rob Portman, R-OH; Mitt Romney, R-UT; Susan Collins, R-ME; Chuck Grassley, R-IA; Lindsey Graham, R-SC; and “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, R-KY.  Here is some more of the crap contained within the ‘infrastructure bill’- $16.3 billion for ‘renewable energy’ program; $250 million for invasive plant elimination (how about for invasive human beings’ elimination, i.e., ILLEGAL ALIENS?), and $10 million per year for Motor Vehicle per-mile user fee program.  So now, the American people will be taxed per mile by local, state, and federal government?  There will be a new industry just as there is now with the manufacturing of vaccination ID cards, one in which, odometers will be reset and reset. 
  80. 2021 Tuesday R: Political News V– Tucker Carlson reported tonight from Budapest, Hungary, that the New York Times- the so-called ‘paper of record’- received millions of dollars from communist China to shill for the thugs in Beijing.  Islands that belong to Japan, they claimed belonged to the Chi-Coms as well as did everything to trash anyone who said that the Xi Jinping Bat Flu came from the Wuhan Institute of Virology was ‘xenophobic,’ a ‘racist,’ and/or a ‘bigot.’  Mr. Carlson said that the New York Times was not the only ‘news outlet’ to take Chi-Com yuan and then lie their asses off about anything their Beijing masters ordered them to do.  Wow.  Hence, ‘Chi-Coms good, Wuhan lab ‘innocent,’ and Donald J. Trump a ‘big, fat, evil racist.’  What a load of crap.
  81. 2021 Tuesday S: U.S. Senate News I– The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee finally is seeking to repeal the 2002 use of military force in Iraq powers they gave to President George W. Bush.  Interested observers ask what took you so long to do this?  You should never have bestowed those powers on President Bush.  The AICPENDBLOG.COM believes, however, that the Deep State forced Bush’s hand into invading Iraq so everyone could rake in lots of bucks while then using the exact same war powers act to trash Bush #43.
  82. 2021 Tuesday T: Business News– In various parts of the United States, McDonalds Restaurants will require both employees and customers to mask up or to go across the street to Burger King.   Restaurants in New York City are going to require that ALL customers- with the blessings of outgoing NYC Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio- to show proof of vaccination, i.e., show their papers, otherwise, they cannot enter, sit down, and eat.  It would appear that the government is going to have private businesses do their dirty work just as they require employers to deduct payroll taxes from their workers’ salaries and then hand them over to government apparatchiks.  Well, there will always be restaurants that welcome all diners so it is important that we share names and locations in the same ways that hoboes of old shared whose house would provide one a meal and which house would not.
  83. 2021 Tuesday U: Special Election News– Tonight in the GOP primary race in Ohio’s 15th CD in a race to fill the vacant seat of former Rep. Steve Stivers, Donald J. Trump-backed candidate Mike Carey won big time.  Meanwhile, on the Democratic side of the aisle, state Rep. Allison Russo was projected to win the Democratic nomination.  The general election will be this November.  And they say Trump-backed candidates can’t win.  You win some, you lose some and Barack Hussein Obama has lost almost every endorsement he ever made- “Loser” with a capital “L.”
  84. 2021 Tuesday V: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News I– New York Attorney General Leticia James released the results of the probe into Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov and none of it looked good.  She would not commit to prosecuting the immoral chief executive and left it for others to do.  New York state Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul, Democrat, said today “NO one is above the law.”  Later in the day, Joe Biden called for the Empire State governor to ‘step down’ for his reprobate activities as did House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer.   Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st CD, called for the ‘immediate arrest’ of the immoral governor on grounds of criminal sexual harassment.  Good.  Lock him up.
  85. 2021 Tuesday W: Crime and Punishment News-Law Enforcement News II– However, Joe Biden is so out of it that he did not realize that as he was calling on his fellow Democratic-Socialist to step down, he opened the door for others to demand Mr. Biden step down due to his LONG HISTORY of groping, grabbing, smooching, rubbing, and saying all sorts of suggestive and disturbing things.  What is clear, too, is that AG James lacks the balls to pursue her boss, Governor “Killer” Cuomo.   Elsewhere, Missouri Governor Mike Parson has officially pardoned Mark and Patricia McCloskey for their ‘gun crimes convictions’ of last year.  Excellent.
  86. 2021 Tuesday X: Mass Shootings News– Two employees were wounded in a warehouse shooting in Tennessee.  Cops responding on scene shot the shooter.  Elsewhere, after some shots were fired outside the Pentagon, the entire facility went on lockdown.  It seems the bravest of the brave had to cower in fear inside the walls of America’s defense epicenter.   Apparently, a law enforcement officer may have lost his life in the incident.  Jihad?  White Supremacism?  Black Lives Matter?  Angry lover?  We don’t know.
  87. 2021 Tuesday Y: Big Tech News– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, slams YouTube for its censorship of free speech and urges users to find alternative sites to share their views.
  88. 2021 Tuesday Z: California State News– Backers of Recall Governor Gavin Newsom are seeking to block language on the upcoming recall ballot that the effort to cleanse California of Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom is a ‘power grab by the GOP.  Governor Newsom, people from across the political spectrum are banding together to get YOU out of office just as they did with Governor Gray Davis, another corrupt Democrat governor.
  89. 2021 Tuesday AA: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1682 what with a $179 million jackpot on the line: 01, 09, 17, 27, 34, and Mega 24.  Out of 73,454 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers BUT NO MEGA for a prize of $1,091,799.  The winning ticket was sold at the Cortesia Market in Pacoima, CA 91331.
  90. 2022 Wednesday: Many pundits are speculating as to the REAL REASON for U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan.  Sure, American politicians should be able to travel wherever and whenever they wish without being fearful of communist thugs like communist China or fascist hoodlums like Russia.  Some such as Tucker Carlson, Eric Bolling, Chris Salcedo, and others speculate as to whether “Mumbles” Pelosi’s ill-timed visit is a false flag so the Chi-Coms can snatch up the islands to the west of Taiwan with which to then launch an invasion of Taiwan?  Anything is indeed possible in this world and some such as my family and me see signs of the End Times on the horizon.  One cannot make this stuff up.  No, all one need do is to read the Holy Bible.  Still, after all the suffering, the death, and the destruction, we will win.  That is the promise of GOD.  Chef Hector Santanamos “El Chilte” De Soto.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0911 a 16” x 20” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Poppies and Smoke Trees.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The Beach Boys released their next live album, “Songs from Here and Back,” a special release album that came out on May 15, 2006, one that came out from Hallmark for two months back in the day.  This is rather a hodgepodge of tunes, most of the live ones from 1989- two from back in 1974- as well as three solo studio tunes, one from Brian Wilson, one from Mike Love, and one from Alan Jardine.  You get the lineup back in 1989- Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Mike Love, Bruce Johnston, and Alan Jardine- plus the longtime Beach Boys backup band, the one that provides the background on the road.  The two from 1974 feature Dennis Wilson and Ricky Fataar in the mix while the solo studio recordings feature a variety of accompanying musicians.  IF you can find this one, it’s a worthy addition to one’s collection and if you can’t, well, it is what it is.  Enjoy.

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[i] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Not sure if we will ever present the music of the other bands with which York played like the Bees, the Sir Douglas Quintet, the Museums, CRY, Gene Clark’s solo band, and Carla Olson.

[ii] We began promoting the music of the greatest British blues rock band, the Climax Blues Band, beginning on Monday, 16-September-2019 through Sunday, 27-October-2019.  This included the solo efforts of Pete Haycock and Colin Cooper.  We hope you will check them out and add them to your collection.

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

[iv] When we begin promoting American bands again, we will be sure to include the Stray Cats as well as the group’s individual members.  We hope you will remain alert for the day we do.

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

[vi] We began promoting the music of Love, the famed Los Angeles, California, rock band on Wednesday, 24-October-2012 through Friday, 16-November-2012.  Please seek out the music of this awesome band.  This group was among the best of the 1960s.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0905 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Canyon Land.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The Beach Boys record label released “Carl and the Passions- So Tough” and “Holland” on one compact disc on April 21, 2003.  Here is the overview of each: The next album by the Beach Boys marked a distinct move into much more social consciousness that began on the preceding album.  The Beach Boys were touring college and university campuses, were all about conservation, the grandfather of today’s loony tunes ‘green movement.’  Beards were getting longer, hair well past the collars and what with the departure of Bruce Johnston- asked to leave because he would not grow a beard, embrace Transcendental Meditation- the band brought into South African musicians, BLACK MUSICIANS to complete the social consciousness move.  Thus, we have a new album, “Carl and the Passions- So Tough,” an album that came out on May 15, 1972.  The band now featured Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), Blondie Chapin (guitars, vocals), and Ricky Fataar (drums and vocals- Dennis was having hand problems due to a major cut that prevented him from pounding the skins).  Next, here is the overview of “Holland”:  The next album from the Beach Boys- “Holland”- came out on January 08, 1973 and was one of their best.  The band at this time had abandoned the West Coast for the Atlantic coast- in Holland- and produced some stunning material.  The lineup once again featured Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), Blondie Chapin (guitars, vocals), and Ricky Fataar (drums and vocals).  Every tune on this album is excellent.  For less than $20, you can add not one but two albums to your collection in one shot.  Enjoy.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0900 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Ball at the Fairy Fountain.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

196. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2022

2021 Thursday R: U.S. Senate News I- The U.S. Senate passed a bill today BARRING imports from Xinjiang Province in communist China, the place where Chinese Nazis intern Uighur Muslims. They use them as slave labor as they try to batter them into submission. Good. NO more goods from the Chi-Coms period. Bring the supply chains home. Anyhow, the name of today’s act is the Uighur Forced Labor Prevention Act- the UFLPA.

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SUMMER SESSION 2022

DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 119

LET ME SAY WHAT OTHER DEMOCRATS WON’T (BUT HOPE FOR): CAN WE BRING PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP BACK TO THE WHITE HOUSE?  NOW?

196. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2022:

Acting U.S. Secretaries of Defense Mark Esper and Richard V. Spencer; U.S. Interior Secretary Franklin K. Lane; the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Roky Erickson, Deep Purple featuring Joe Satriani, famed drummer Jason Bonham, Jethro Tull featuring Jonathan Noyce, the Kinks featuring Ray Davies, Lynyrd Skynyrd featuring Artimus Pyle and Allen Collins, Mike + the Mechanics featuring Paul Young, Moby Grape featuring Peter Lewis, and YES featuring Peter Banks:

  1. 1099 Saturday: The first of the Crusader armies arrive at Jerusalem and begins the assault on the city’s walls.
  2. 1205 Friday: The 176th Roman Catholic pontiff- Pope Innocent III- declares that ALL Jews—because of their culpability in the crucifixion of Jesus Christ—are condemned to perpetual subjugation and servitude.
  3. 1501 Monday: Explorer Pedro Cabral arrives back at home port, Lisbon, Portugal.
  4. 1779 Thursday: U.S. troops under “Mad” Anthony Wayne conquer Ft. Stony Point, New York, and drive off the British troops.
  5. 1790 Thursday: The District of Columbia, or Washington, D.C., is established as the permanent seat of the United States government.
  6. 1791 Friday: Revolutionaries in France suspend Louis XVI from office until he ratifies the new constitution. 
  7. 1799 Monday: French soldiers in Egypt discovered the Rosetta stone, which proved instrumental in deciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. 
  8. 1806 Tuesday: Adventurer Zebulon Pike sets out to explore the American Southwest.
  9. 1815 Saturday: Napoleon Bonaparte surrenders for the final time and suffers exile to the island of St. Helena.
  10. 1830 Thursday: Three Native American tribes—the Sioux, the Sauk, and the Fox—sign a treaty that surrenders most of Minnesota, Iowa, and Missouri.
  11. 1834 Tuesday: More than 3.5 centuries after undergoing creation, the Catholic Church abolished the Spanish Inquisition.
  12. 1840 Wednesday: England, Prussia, Austria, and Russia form the Quadruple Alliance.
  13. 1863 Wednesday: Confederate President Jefferson Davis orders conscription of all military-aged men to serve in the Rebel army.  Things are not going well and the South needs men with which to combat the Northern invasion of their fledgling country.
  14. 1864 Friday: In DeSable, Prince Edward Island, Canada, future 26th U.S. Interior Secretary Franklin K. Lane is born.  A future Democrat, Secretary Lane would serve under President Woodrow Wilson from March 06, 1913, to March 01, 1920.
  15. 1870 Friday: Manitoba becomes the fifth Canadian province while the government also creates the Northwest Territories.  In the U.S., Georgia became the last Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union.
  16. 1888 Sunday: “Printer’s Ink” went on sale for the first time today.
  17. 1895 Monday: Macedonian rebels murder the former prime minister of Bulgaria, Stephen Stambulov, on this date.
  18. 1901 Monday: Over 74,000 steel workers in Pittsburgh go out on strike on this date.  Remember when Pittsburgh actually had steel workers?
  19. 1904 Friday: The first Buddhist temple in the United States forms in Los Angeles, California.
  20. 1910 Friday: The term “Alzheimer’s disease” was used to describe a progressive form of presenile dementia in the book, “Clinical Psychiatry” by German psychiatrist Emil Kraepelin, who credited the work of his colleague Alois Alzheimer, in identifying the condition.
  21. 1912 Monday: The British National Health Insurance Act goes into effect.  
  22. 1914 Wednesday: President Victoriano Huerta of Mexico flees to Europe with 2 million pesos in his bags.
  23. 1916 Saturday: In Seattle, William Boeing incorporated Pacific Aero Products on this date.  The business would later change its name to Boeing Co.
  24. 1918 Monday: During World War I, the Second Battle of the Marne gets underway.
  25. 1922 Saturday: The duck-billed platypus arrived in America, direct from Australia where the Bronx Zoo in New York City put it on display.
  26. 1932 Friday: President Herbert Hoover announced he was slashing his own salary by 20-percent, from $75,000 a year to $60,000; he also cut Cabinet members salaries by 15-percent, from $15,000 to $12,750 a year.
  27. 1937 Thursday: The Buchenwald Concentration Camp opens for ‘business,’ in Nazi Germany.
  28. 1942 Wednesday: The first supply flight from India to China over the “hump” takes place during World War II to keep China in the fight against the Japanese.  Eighty years later, the Chi-Coms would forget who aided them in their fight and would become the greatest threat to democracy around the world.
  29. 1945 Sunday: Peter Lewis, future guitarist and vocalist with the San Francisco rock band, Moby Grape[i], was born in Hollywood, California, on this date.  
  30. 1947 Tuesday: Future guitarist with the British rock band, YES [ii]–Peter Banks (guitars/vocals 1968-1970)—was born in Chipping Barnet, Hertfordshire, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, future guitarist/harmonica/vocalist with the Texas acid rock band the 13th Floor Elevators[iii]—Roky Erickson—was born on this date.
  31.  1948 Thursday: President Harry S. Truman was nominated for another term of office by the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Elsewhere, Artimus Pyle—future drummer with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[iv] (1974-1977 / 1979 / 1987-1991)—is born in Louisville, Kentucky.
  32. 1952 Tuesday: Allen Collins, future guitarist with the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd[v], is born in Jacksonville, Florida, on this date.  
  33. 1956 Sunday: Future famed guitarist, Joe Satriani, who at one point in his career would play guitar for the British rock band, Deep Purple[vi], was born on this date in Westbury, N.Y.
  34. 1958 Tuesday: Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends U.S. troops to Lebanon to quell problems within that nation; they remain there for three months.
  35. 1961 Saturday: Spain accepts equal rights for men and women.
  36. 1964 Wednesday: The Republican Party nominates Senator Barry Goldwater, R-Arizona, for president of the United States.
  37. 1965 Thursday: Mariner IV begins returning the first photos of Mars back to Earth.
  38. 1966 Friday: In Dudley, England, Jason Bonham- son of legendary Led Zeppelin drummer, John Bonham- is born.  Besides playing with reformations of Led Zeppelin, the younger Bonham would play drums with a vast variety of bands. 
  39. 1968 Monday: Commercial air travel began between the United States and the Soviet Union when the first place, a Russian Aeroflot jet, landed at Kennedy International Airport in New York.  Elsewhere, ABC-TV premiered “One Life to Live,” one of the most popular soap operas of all time.
  40. 1971 Thursday: President Richard M. Nixon announces he will visit Communist China, where he said he would seek a “normalization of relations” between the two nations. [vii] Elsewhere, in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England, future bass player with Jethro Tull[viii]– Jonathan Noyce- is born. 
  41. 1972 Saturday: NASA’s Pioneer 10 spacecraft became the first to enter the asteroid belt.  
  42. 1973 Sunday: Ray Davies announces retirement from the Kinks[ix]; subsequently, he attempts to commit suicide but fails.  Nolan Ryan of the California Angels becomes the first pitcher in two decades to win two no-hitters in a season.
  43. 1976 Wednesday: A 36-hour kidnap ordeal began for 26 schoolchildren and their bus driver as they were abducted near Chowchilla, California, by three gunmen who imprisoned them in an underground cell; however, thanks to the bus driver, the children later could escape.
  44. 1979 Sunday: President Jimmy Carter delivered his ‘malaise’ speech in which, he lamented what he called a “crisis of confidence” in America.  Forty-plus years later- with slobbering Joe Biden in the White House- the mantel of worst president in U.S. history– would transfer from his shoulders to those of the ‘46th president.’  Pop the champagne bottles now.
  45. 1981 Wednesday: Steven Ford—the son of former President Gerald R. Ford—appeared in a seduction scene of “The Young and the Restless” on CBS-TV.  Ford played the role of Andy.
  46. 1982 Thursday: The U.S. Senate confirms George Schultz to be the 60th secretary of state by a vote of 97-0.
  47. 1983 Friday: At the Turkish Airlines counter in Paris’ Orly Airport, eight people died when a bomb planted by Armenian separatists exploded.
  48. 1985 Monday: Baseball players vote to strike on August 06 that—if the parties concerned do not come to agreement on a contract—the players will go on strike.  However, the strike turned out to disrupt baseball operations for no more than a day.  Elsewhere, a visibly gaunt Rock Hudson appeared at a news conference with actress Doris Day; we later found out the actor was suffering from AIDS.
  49. 1987 Wednesday: Taiwan ends 37 years of martial law.
  50. 1991 Monday: U.S. troops leave northern Iraq following the Gulf War.
  51. 1996 Monday: Prince Charles and Princess Diana sign divorce papers.  Elsewhere, MSNBC, a 24-hour ‘all news network’ (in reality, an outlet for fake news and left-wing propaganda) made its debut on cable and on the Internet.
  52. 1997 Tuesday: Fashion designer Gianni Versace, 50, was shot dead outside his Miami Beach home; suspected gunman Andrew Phillip Cunanan, 27, was found dead eight days later, an apparent suicide.  Investigators believed the little POS murdered four other people before Versace in a cross-country spree that began the previous March. 
  53. 2000 Saturday: In Hale, United Kingdom, longtime member of Mike + the Mechanics- vocalist, Paul Young- drops dead from a sudden heart attack.   He was 54.
  54. 2002 Monday: John Walker Lindh, aka the “American Taliban” pleaded guilty in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, to two felonies in a deal sparing him life in prison.
  55. 2006 Saturday: The social networking service Twitter launched on this date.  
  56. 2008 Tuesday: President George W. Bush said the nation’s troubled financial system was “basically sound,” and he urged lawmakers to quickly enact legislation to prop up mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. 
  57. 2010 Thursday: Unrest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo sees entire villages burned to the ground while 40,000 people become refugees.  Elsewhere, after 85 days, BP stopped the flow of oil from a blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico.
  58. 2011 Friday: The Obama Justice Department sends the James Comey-led (corrupted) FBI to investigate the U.S. holdings of Rupert Murdoch.  The announced charges are that Murdoch’s people at News Corp. tried not only to ‘hack’ into 911 calls made on September 11, 2001, but also tried to bribe police officials to get the information they were seeking.  Meanwhile, Kenya announces it will open a new camp to house Somali refugees.  We suspect the Kenyan government was trying to get on the good side of then-President Barack Hussein Obama.
  59. 2012 Sunday: On U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s first visit to Cairo, Egypt, since Mohammad Morsi became president, protesters lining the route pelt her motorcade with shoes and tomatoes, showing their anger at her meddling in Egyptian affairs.     
  60. 2013 Monday: The upper house of the British government approves of the Marriage Bill (Same-Sex Couples Bill); starting in 2014, same-sex (GAY) couples in Britain and Wales can marry one another.
  61. 2014 Tuesday:  Mohammed Zakari, a leader of Islamist militant group Boko Haram, has been arrested by Nigerian police; Boko Haram is implicated in hundreds of deaths and kidnappings, and Zakari is wanted for the recent killings of seven people.
  62. 2015 Wednesday: Following loads of criticism over his recent Iranian ‘Nuclear Deal,’ President Barack Obama speaks out in defense of the treaty, one that will remove sanctions from the nation in exchange for a slowdown in nuclear research and the handover of its nuclear fuel to a third-party nation.
  63. 2016 Friday: Yet another attempt at removing Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan survives a coup attempt launched by his own military leaders and government officials.  During the battle to supplant this Islamist POS, at least 300 people die and another 6,000 plus undergo arrest. 
  64. 2017 Saturday:  In Minneapolis, Australian citizen Justine Damond calls 911 after hearing what sounded like an ongoing rape attempt outside her window.  The Minneapolis Police Department arrives on scene, one of the officers a recent Somali immigrant- Mohamed Noor- then leans across his partner, shoots, and kills her as she was leaning in the cruiser’s window describing what she had seen.  Of course, this caused great outrage, but the now liberal crap-hole of a once-proud state comes to the defense of Officer Noor but on June 7, 2019, a jury convicted him of murder, and he received a sentence of 12.5 years in prison.  WTF is wrong in Minneapolis?  
  65. 2018 Sunday: Manny Pacquiao scores his first knockout in nine years when he beats WBA Welterweight Champion Lucas Matthysse in the 7th round.  The Filipino boxing phenom beat his opponent in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, making it his 60th professional win and made him the WBA champion.  His overall record went to 60-7-2 and the victory gave him the World Boxing Association’s welterweight title.
  66. 2019 Monday:  Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper steps down with Richard V. Spencer assuming the position as the next Acting U.S. secretary of defense under President Donald J. Trump.  Spencer would serve in this capacity until July 23.  At that time and following his confirmation, Mark Esper would reassume the position, becoming the 27th U.S. Secretary of Defense.  He is presently serving under President Donald J. Trump.  Esper’s replacement- Richard V. Spencer- assumed his position on this date and would serve until Esper replaced him on July 23.
  67. 2020 Wednesday: In Minneapolis, Minnesota, the four police officers involved in the death of small-time criminal George Floyd had their day in court.  Officer Derek Chauvin, the man who kept his knee on the neck of a compliant black man is facing 2nd and 3rd degree murder charges as well as manslaughter charges.  His fellow officers- Thomas Lane, Tou Thao, and Alexander Kueng- are charged with aiding and abetting former Officer Chauvin.   
  68. 2020 Wednesday A: Meanwhile, one of President Trump’s financial advisors, Peter Navarro, authored an op-ed in USA Today in which, he criticized Dr. Anthony Fauci as not being right on anything related to the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  The White House said they knew nothing of the editorial.  Elsewhere in New York City, NYPD officers discovered the body of Bangladeshi tech entrepreneur Fahim Saleh, 33-years-old dismembered in his luxury apartment.  His head and limbs were sorted into plastic bags for disposal with an electric saw nearby.  Finally, President Trump and Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr declare war on MS-13.  ‘Bout time!
  69. 2020 Wednesday B: The International Union of Police Associations endorses President Donald J. Trump for re-election in November 2020.  Law and order, baby!
  70. 2020 Wednesday C: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Bat Flu Virus statistics for today, first for the planet: 13,382,020 confirmed cases, UP 181,470 new cases, 580,038 confirmed deaths, UP 4,860 new deaths, and 7,445,299 confirmed recoveries, UP 115,145 new recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States of America: 3,483,905 confirmed cases, 138,358 confirmed deaths, and 1,026,816 confirmed recoveries. 
  71. 2020 Wednesday D: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs our famed chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the numbers for the Golden State first: 347,634 confirmed cases, 7,227 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries, because Gov. Gavin Newsom is a POS hack politician.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,264 confirmed cases, 22 confirmed deaths, and 921 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor David Ige.  Finally, here are the stats for the communist overrun Ever-Red (Evergreen) State: 42,304 confirmed cases, 1,430 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm for Blue States, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries- shame on you, Governor Jay Inslee.  For fun, let’s look at the Empire State, here are their stats: 404,006 confirmed cases, 32,350 confirmed deaths, and NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In New York, two men bear blame for all the deaths and must lose their qualified immunity: Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill “Never Met a Communist I didn’t like” Di Blasio.  Both men should be in prison for their ineptitude in handling this traumatic disease from CHINA.
  72. 2020 Wednesday E: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals- Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,870.10, UP 227.51 points (0.85%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,550.49, UP 61.91 points (0.59%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,226.56, UP 29.04 points (0.91%).  Price of GOLD: $1,814.20 per troy oz., +0.40 (+0.02%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $19.82 per troy oz., +0.064 (+0.32%).  Price of PLATINUM: $844.80 per troy oz., +1.60 (+0.19%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.89 per #, +0.0055 (+0.19%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $41.02, -0.18 (-0.44%).
  73. 2021 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 189,730,243 confirmed cases, +599,743, 4,083,003 confirmed deaths, +9,068 and 173,145,215 confirmed recoveries, +372,851.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,846,608 confirmed cases, UP 40,547 from yesterday’s reporting, 624,214 confirmed deaths, UP 413, [x] and 29,341,913 confirmed recoveries, UP 17,277.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xi]  
  74. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 305,854 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 98,224 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  75. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,851,848 confirmed cases, 63,971 confirmed deaths, and 2,080,250 (DOWN) confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,435,446 confirmed cases, 38,327 confirmed deaths, and 2,255,698 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,819 confirmed cases, 522 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 461,012 confirmed cases, 6,088 confirmed deaths, and 228,379 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Wuhan repatriated: they have 3 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 3 confirmed recoveries. [xii]    
  76. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 849,274 confirmed cases, 6,443 confirmed deaths, and 837,195 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Fiji, 148th country on the list: 13,886 cases of the virus, 74 confirmed deaths and 2,748 confirmed recoveries. [xiii]     
  77. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,987.02, UP 53.79 points (+0.15%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,543.13, DOWN 101.82 points (-0.70%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,360.03, DOWN 14.27 points (-0.33%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.62 per barrel, -0.03 (-0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,829.80 per troy oz., +0.80 (+0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $26.51 per troy ounce, +0.12 (+0.44%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,137.40 per troy oz, -0.30 (-0.03%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, +0.02 (+0.37%). [xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,738.91 per troy oz, +8.75 (+0.32%). [xv] The price of RHODIUM is $19,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (+0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $655,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,510.50 per troy oz., +0.20 (+0.10%). [xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000031.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Belize Dollar, one greenback equals 2.00 and in Bermudian Dollar, a buck equals 1.00 and in Bhutanese Ngultrum, one dollar equals 74.55 of theirs. [xvii]        
  78. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.317 per gallon, $3.000 in Florida, $4.067 in Hawaii, and $3.837 in Washington state. [xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Puerto Rico: $2.909.  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- St. Lucia: $4.286 per U.S. Gallon.[xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,521,987,904,317 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xx]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Taiwan, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Hong Kong with $224 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.
  79. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 114 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris- apparently, the most despised woman in the nation’s capital- to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and to have NOTHING to stem the infestation of millions of illegal aliens flowing into the country.  Today is also her 20th day since her one and only visit to the border.  Still, the nation awaits her ‘second coming.’  Regarding the border, Rep. Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd congressional district, says of the ongoing border calamity, that it is a ‘true, humanitarian crisis.’  Joe Biden, FIX the problem, stop the invasion.  Meanwhile, U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland has given approval for immigration courts to begin dismissing illegal aliens immigration cases.
  80. 2021 Thursday G:  Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– In other border related news, the Biden regime is saying “NO” to Cuban and Haitian entry into the United States even though there is a de facto right to admission for refugees fleeing these toxic hellholes.  Sadly, the U.S. says it has a ‘contingency plan if a tidal wave of Cubans take to the sea and begin heading north to the United States seeking asylum and freedom.  Uh, what are you going to do, Biden regime?  Sink their vessels?  WTF is wrong with the Biden regime?  (Note- it seems as the Democratic-Socialist continue the heavy push towards communism, people fleeing FROM communism are no longer welcome).
  81. 2021 Thursday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel came to Washington, D.C., today to meet with the voice in Joe Biden’s earpiece.  They had an enjoyable conversation. Former Director of National Intelligence Rick Grenell said of Merkel that she is ‘naïve when it comes to the Chi-Coms and Russia.’   Next, mourners attended the funeral of slain Haitian leader Jovenel Moise today. 
  82. 2021 Thursday I:  COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Los Angeles reimposes a mask mandate as COVID-19 variant cases continue to skyrocket.  Could it be happening because of the hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens being settled in the City of the Angels?  Los Angeles is requiring ALL citizens- vaccinated and unvaccinated- must wear masks or face the consequences.   Speaking of Chi-Vi vaccines, Joe Biden is reaching out to celebrities to go out and encourage everyone to get the shots NOW.   Elsewhere, South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson says that NO school within their state can force any student to get vaccinated or to show proof of Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccinations.  In other COVID-19-related news, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky says that it’s ‘within our power to control a fall surge of the Chi-Vi.’
  83. 2021 Thursday J: Health and Medical Alerts– As if Johnson & Johnson is not already drawing fire for the quality of their Wuhan Flu vaccines, the company had to recall numerous spray sunscreens because they contain cancer-causing chemicals.  You didn’t know this before you put them on the market?  Who wants to get a J & J bat flu vaccine now?
  84. 2021 Thursday K:  Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– As disquieting news continues to come out of the Arizona 2020 Election Audit regarding the fraud and criminality that occurred in the Copper State on Election Night and in the subsequent days, House Democratic-Socialists continue trying to derail the process.   Let ‘em try.   Author Michael Wolff says that Fox News Channel gleefully took down President Donald J. Trump by calling Arizona early that night.  Scumbags.
  85. 2021 Thursday L:  Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden continues to draw flak as he continues lying about the 2020 Presidential Election and various states’ efforts at carrying out audits.   Next, Joe Biden says that the ‘U.S. will protect the U.S. embassy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, but won’t send American troops to help re-establish law and order on the benighted island.
  86. 2021 Thursday M:  Political News I– Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, is calling out the hypocrisy of Senator Bernie Sanders, CPUSA-VT, for not calling the Cuban crisis what it is: the people are sick of communism and are seeking to revolt.     Next, Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says that the “DOJ, the Biden regime, MUST answer for the alleged crimes of Hunter Biden.”  Amen.  Meanwhile, prosecutors are requesting that the Capitol Hill ‘rioter’ who carried the Trump flag onto the Senate floor does time in prison.’  What is up with these goobers?  Riots went on all last year and the human garbage involved them are out wandering about while patriots swept up in the greatest false flag operation in the history of the United States face years, even decades in federal slammers.  This is NOT America, and that pompous fat ass Gen. Mark Milley has the nerve to call Trump supporters, “Nazis?”  Look in the mirror, general.
  87. 2021 Thursday N:  Political News II– Rep. Thomas Massie, R-KY 4th congressional district, and Chip Roy, R-TX 21st congressional district, are blasting House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s January 06, 2021, Select Committee probe as being little more than a flagrant waste of time.  Next, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says that the Democrats possess an ’authoritarian impulse.’  We could have told you that, senator.   Moving on, Rep. Byron Donalds, R-FL 19th congressional district, says that the ‘U.S. does not need the U.N.’s help combatting racism in the United States.’   Speaking of racism, Rep. Brad Schneider, D-IL 10th congressional district, finds himself the target of a lawsuit by a female black staffer named Patrice Campbell who claims the work environment is both hostile and racist.   Her supervisor, Karen Davidman apparently told Ms. Campbell to ‘get a rope and put it around her neck’ and then when she complained, was pigeon-holed.  That’s Democrats for you and they call Republicans ‘racists.’  LOL.
  88. 2021 Thursday O:  Political News III– A new Gallup poll says that distrust of Fake News Media is increasing and that appreciation for law enforcement is going up across the country.  Two more heavy-duty blows atop the Democrat scumbags’ shoulders.   (Note- no wonder they are rushing in millions of illegal aliens, folks, using them to REPLACE the American people).  Meanwhile, a new Skynova poll says that 88-percent of the American people are terrified by the skyrocketing inflation being caused by senile old Joe Biden.  Elsewhere, as New York state goes to war against Chick-Fil-A restaurants in its state, Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says he will ‘go to war’ for the successful chicken franchise.  Speaking of the Empire State, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov is set to answer questions in the probe swirling around him this weekend.  No wonder the big schmeckel has been quiet lately.   Finally, Rep. Joyce Beatty, DS-OH 3rd congressional district, underwent arrest in Washington, D.C., protesting for voting rights.
  89. 2021 Thursday P: U.S. Supreme Court News I– U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer says he has NO intention of retiring anytime soon, much to the dismay of dimwitted morons such as Sandy “The Fly” Cortez and her ignorant fellow (Suicide) Squad members.  After all, Justice Breyer recently hired at least four new law clerks for next year’s term.  That’s right, sob your eyes out there, AOC.
  90. 2021 Thursday Q: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– We suspect the NFL must be trying to follow the NBA into doing more business in communist China than in the U.S. because the league is promising MORE WOKE social justice messaging in the upcoming season.  Folks, although we may report final scores as we did last year, none of us are going to buy anymore merchandise nor will we watch any more games.  Message to NFL_ “F**k you.”  In 10 years, you will regret your decision.
  91. 2021 Thursday R: U.S. Senate News I– The U.S. Senate passed a bill today BARRING imports from Xinjiang Province in communist China, the place where Chinese Nazis inter Uighur Muslims.  They use them as slave labor as they try to batter them into submission.  Good.  NO more goods from the Chi-Coms period.  Bring the supply chains home.  Anyhow, the name of today’s act is the Uighur Forced Labor Prevention Act- the UFLPA.
  92. 2021 Thursday S: Federal and State Court News– Pop singer Britney Spears is now able to hire her own attorney.  That, friends, is a step forward. 
  93. 2021 Thursday T: Fake News I– Alas, the CNN morning show starring Brianna “Whitebitchsplaining” Keillor is tanking, seriously tanking, and it’s easy to see why: puffed up, suck-eyed blowfish lead anchor from Australia comes off as one of the least likeable personalities on any ‘news channel.’  (Note- the answer is to deport her back to Downunder.
  94. 2021 Thursday U: President Donald J. Trump News– America’s President Donald J. Trump gave an “I-told-you-so” as news continues coming out showing that Fox News Channel called the state of Arizona early so as to help the Democrats steal the 2020 Presidential Election.  (Note- we also believe that in the Copper State, Martha McSally would still be a GOP vote in the U.S. Senate.  Lots of shenanigans underfoot on Election night and in the subsequent hours).  Next, President Donald J. Trump and U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy have set a date to meet together in New Jersey.
  95. 2021 Thursday V: Florida State News– Norwegian cruise lines is unhappy with the ban on COVID-19 vaccine passports and is suing the Florida Surgeon General Dr. Scott A. Rivkees, M.D. to get one imposed so they can require them before their passengers can embark on a cruise.   In other Sunshine State news, “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis announced today a $106 million civics program as the Democratic-Socialists continue trying to ramrod Criminal Race Theory (Critical Race Theory) down the throats of the people.
  96. 2021 Thursday W: Economic News– The White House is dancing the jig today.  Last week, first-time jobless benefits claims fell from 382,000 the previous week to 360,000 last week.  This is good news?  Atop that we learn that 1.8 million Americans turned down work during the heavy days of the Chi-Vi Wuhan Bat Flu pandemic.
  97. 2022 Friday: This year’s news will appear next year.  Meanwhile, in a couple of weeks, my family and I will be flying to Taipei to vacation on the island of Taiwan.  See you all soon.

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This artwork is #0892 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Cabin in the Mountains.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The Beach Boys released a humongous box set: “The Capitol Years” on February 13, 1999.  This box set has approximately 102 tunes on it, big hits, not-so-big-hits, B-sides, unreleased, and archival tunes all lovingly compiled by Capitol Records with all sorts of additions with which to sweeten the pot.  If you can find the European version, you will get a sixth disc with another half-dozen tunes or so.  IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much delicious fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of the famed San Francisco, California, rock band, Moby Grape, on Monday, 09-April-2012 through Monday, 23-April-2012.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[ii] We are unclear as to when we will begin promoting the music of the legendary British rock band, YES, but when we do, you will be the first to know.  This offering will go as long as- if not longer- than the Beatles and their individual members.   Please stay tuned.

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

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

[v] See previous footnote.

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

[vii] At the time considered to be a brilliant move on the part of staunch anti-communist Richard M. Nixon, it was a big mistake to normalize any relations with this communist giant when we already had problems with both them and the USSR.  Communist China should have been shunned, stunted, and possibly destroyed.  Look at all the trouble they have caused in the 21st century with all their fetid pandemic diseases created in their biowarfare labs in Wuhan and sent around the world with alacrity. 

[viii] We began promoting the music of Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson, Martin Barre, Mick Abrams, Glenn Cornick and Wild Turkey, Blodwyn Pig, and Paris beginning Monday, May 24, 2021, and the presentation is still ongoing.

[ix] 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 and a homo twit like Adam Levine.  What a loser, he looks like the flipping illustrated man.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

191. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2022

1945 Tuesday: German U-Boat U-530 surfaces south of Buenos Aires, Argentina, a submarine that had gone missing after the German surrender. Many believe that high-ranking Nazis may have been aboard the vessel and will soon be sheltered by the Argentinians. Is Adolf Hitler among the passengers? This question will dog humanity for decades to come and will lead to several sightings of the fugitive Fuhrer.

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191. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 10, 2022:

Vice President George M. Dallas, U.S. Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert M. Kimmitt; U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry “Hank” Paulson; “The Beatles VI” by the Beatles, Black Sabbath featuring Ronnie James Dio, Chuck Berry, Foghat featuring both Erik Cartwright and Nick Jameson, Gregg Allman and Cher, Moby Grape featuring Jerry Miller, and “(I can’t get no) Satisfaction” by the Rolling Stones:

  1. 983 Thursday: The reign of the 135th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict VII ends on this date.  He first became the guide of ALL CHRISTENDOM around the world sometime in October 974.
  2. 1040 Friday: Lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to force her husband, the Earl of Murcia, to lower taxes for all subjects.
  3. 1460 Tuesday: During the War of the Roses, Richard of York defeats King Henry VI at Northampton.
  4. 1509 Saturday: Theologian John Calvin, a key figure in the Protestant Reformation, was born in Noyon, Picardy, France.
  5. 1553 Friday: Lady Jane Grey becomes the queen of England.
  6. 1775 Monday: General Horatio Gates issues an order that excludes blacks from the Continental Army.
  7. 1776 Wednesday: The citizens of New York City pull down the statue of Britain’s King George III.
  8. 1778 Friday: In support of the American Revolution, French King Louis XVI declares war on Great Britain.
  9. 1792 Tuesday: Future 11th vice president of the United States—Democrat George M. Dallas 1845-1849—was born on this date.
  10. 1797 Monday: The first U.S. frigate, the USS United States, launches from Philadelphia.
  11. 1821 Tuesday: U.S. troops took possession of Florida following its purchase from Spain.
  12. 1830 Saturday: In Saint Thomas, Danish West Indies, future French Impressionist/Post-Impressionist Camille Pissarro is born.  He would have an illustrious career in fine art until his death at age 73 in Paris, France, on November 13, 1903.
  13. 1850 Wednesday: Vice President Millard Fillmore (Whig) becomes president following President Zachary Taylor’s death at age 65.  President Fillmore would serve from today until March 04, 1853.  
  14. 1862 Thursday: The United States begins construction on the Central Pacific Railroad.
  15. 1866 Tuesday: Edison P. Clark patented his pencil.  
  16. 1890 Thursday: Wyoming becomes the 44th state of the Union, the first with female suffrage.
  17. 1900 Tuesday: The Edison Company registered the trademark saying, “His Master’s Voice” with the U.S. Patent Office.  The logo shows the Victor Recording Company and later RCA Victor, which shows the dog, Nipper, considering the horn of a gramophone machine.
  18. 1913 Thursday: The highest recorded shade temperature was measured in Death Valley at 134 degrees (previously, the highest recorded shade temperature in the world, 136.4 degrees, was said to have occurred in 1922 in present-day Libya, but the accuracy of that reading was disputed in 2012 by the World Meteorological Organization).  Meanwhile, Rumania declares war on Bulgaria.
  19. 1915 Saturday: During World War I, British-South African troops march into German Southwest Africa.  German colonial troops and their Askari troopers continue fighting with tenacity as they attempt to repel the Commonwealth invasion.  Their allies in eastern Africa would be able to exact a greater toll on the Brits and South Africans.
  20. 1919 Thursday: President Woodrow Wilson personally delivered the Treaty of Versailles to the Senate and urged its ratification; however, the Senate rejected it much to his ire.
  21. 1925 Friday: Jury selection took place in Dayton, Tennessee, in the trial of John T. Scopes, charged with violating the law by teaching Darwin’s Theory of Evolution.  The jury convicted him, which caused him to lose his job, but the verdict was overturned on a technicality.  Elsewhere, the Soviet Union established its official news agency—TASS—on this date.
  22. 1928 Tuesday: George Eastman first demonstrated color motion pictures.
  23. 1929 Wednesday: American paper currency was reduced in size as the government began issuing bills that were approximately 25-percent smaller.
  24. 1934 Tuesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt becomes the first sitting president to visit South America by going to Colombia.
  25. 1938 Sunday: Howard Hughes—eccentric billionaire—completed a 91-hour round-the-world airplane trip on this date.  
  26. 1940 Wednesday: During World War II, the Battle of Britain began as Nazi forces began attacking southern England by air; however, the Royal Air Force was ultimately victorious.  The battle would go on for 114 days, however.  Meanwhile, the 54th U.S. Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson assumed his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from today until September 21, 1945.
  27. 1941 Thursday: Eager to join his German ally in crushing the Soviet Union, Il Duce Benito Mussolini sends four divisions of infantry to invade the crusade to crush communism.  Things would not end well for the Italians in the USSR.  Fighting on the Eastern Front continues as the Red Army attempts to stop the Axis juggernaut but simply cannot do it.
  28. 1942 Friday: Future hard rock vocalist Ronnie James Dio—who would play with Elf, Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow[i] and with Black Sabbath[ii]—was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on this date.  Meanwhile, heavy fighting continues in North Africa as Australian troops launch attacks on Italian units.  This forces Field Marshal Erwin Rommel to slow his blitzkrieg advance to rush to their aid.
  29. 1943 Saturday: In the Soviet Union, the Battle of Kursk enters its 6th day, as the Nazis show no desire to call off their attacks on Russian positions.  However, the going is slow for them and in some places, it’s stalled due to stiffening Russian support.  This is the battle that will decide the war in the East.  Elsewhere, in Tacoma, WA, future rock guitarist Jerry Miller of Moby Grape[iii] is born.
  30. 1944 Monday: The fighting on the Eastern Front is not going well.  Various generals are seeking permission from Adolf Hitler in Berlin to withdraw to defensible positions, but approval is not forthcoming.   Eventually, the Germans would be forced into headlong retreat.
  31. 1945 Tuesday: German U-Boat U-530 surfaces south of Buenos Aires, Argentina, a submarine that had gone missing after the German surrender.  Many believe that high-ranking Nazis may have been aboard the vessel and will soon be sheltered by the Argentinians.  Is Adolf Hitler among the passengers?  This question will dog humanity for decades to come and will lead to several sightings of the fugitive Fuhrer.
  32. 1947 Thursday: Arlo Guthrie[iv], son of Woody, and future folk singer like his dad is born in Brooklyn, NY.  
  33. 1949 Sunday: Engineers presented the first practical rectangular television on this date.  The picture tube measured 12 x 16 and sold for $12.00.
  34. 1950 Monday: Erik Cartwright—future slide guitarist with the British rock band, Foghat[v], from 1981-1984 and again from 1986-1993—was born in New York City on this date as was future bassist with the same band—Nick Jameson—who played with Foghat from 1975-76 and again from 1982-83, only he was born in Columbia, Missouri.
  35. 1951 Tuesday: Armistice talks aimed at ending the Korean War began at Kaesong.
  36. 1960 Sunday: Belgium sends troops to the Belgium Congo to dispel uprisings by the natives against foreign rule.
  37. 1962 Tuesday: During a demonstration in Macon, Georgia, Dr. Martin Luther King is arrested along with other demonstrators.  AT&T’s Telstar 1 communications satellite, capable of relaying television signals and telephone calls, was launched by NASA from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
  38. 1965 Saturday: The Rolling Stones[vi] score their first #1 hit with “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.”  Meanwhile the Beatles’[vii] latest album, “Beatles VI,” goes #1 and remains there for six weeks.
  39. 1969 Thursday: In Major League Baseball, the National League divided into two baseball divisions.
  40. 1973 Tuesday: Britain granted the Bahamas their independence after ruling them for three centuries.
  41. 1975 Thursday: Ten days after marrying Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band[viii], Cher[ix] files for divorce.
  42. 1979 Tuesday: Rocker Chuck Berry[x] receives 4 months in prison and a fine of $200,000 for income tax evasion. Elsewhere, conductor Arthur Fielder, who had led the Boston Pops orchestra for a half-century, died in Brookline, Mass., at age 84.
  43. 1985 Wednesday: The Greenpeace protest ship Rainbow Warrior was sunk by explosives in Auckland, New Zealand, by French intelligence agents; one scumbag activist lost his life.  Meanwhile, Coca-Cola Company announces it will resume manufacturing and selling its original formula.  Finally, Playboy publishes full frontal nudity photographs of singer Madonna[xi].
  44. 1989 Monday: Mel Blanc, the “man of a thousand voices,” died at age 81.  People around the world knew him for the voices of cartoon characters such as Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, and Porky Pig.
  45. 1991 Wednesday: Boris Yeltsin is sworn in as the first elected president of the new Russian Republic.  Meanwhile, President George H.W. Bush lifted economic sanctions against South Africa, citing its “profound transformation” toward racial equality.
  46. 1994 Sunday: In the first meeting of its kind, Russian President Boris Yeltsin joined leaders of the Group of Seven nations for political talks, following their annual economic summit in Naples, Italy.
  47. 1997 Thursday: RJR Nabisco announces it will replace Joe Camel in cigarette advertisements.  Elsewhere, scientists in London said DNA from a Neanderthal skeleton supported a theory that all humanity descended from an “African Eve” 100,000 to 200,000 years ago.
  48. 1999 Saturday: The U.S. women’s soccer team won the World Cup, beating China 5-4 on penalty kicks after 120 minutes of scoreless play at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
  49. 2002 Wednesday: The House approved, 310-113, a measure to allow airline pilots to carry guns in the cockpit to defend their planes against terrorists and President George W. Bush eventually signed it into law.
  50. 2004 Saturday: In his weekly radio address, President George W. Bush said that legalizing gay marriage would redefine the most fundamental institution of civilization, and that a constitutional amendment was necessary to protect traditional marriage.
  51. 2005 Sunday: Luxembourg accepts a referendum on the European Union Constitution.  Meanwhile, Taliban terrorists behead 10 captured Afghan soldiers in the hellhole of the Central Asian country.
  52. 2006 Monday: The defense team in the trial of deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein begins presenting their case today.  Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert singles out the European Union for remaining mum on the daily rocket attacks coming out of Gaza into Israel.  (Note- the EU is cowardly when it comes to jihad).
  53. 2006 Monday A: The 73.1st Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert M. Kimmitt stepped down from office on this date and his replacement- the 74th U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry “Hank” Paulson- assumed office.  A Republican, Acting Secretary Kimmitt served under President George W. Bush from June 30, 2006, until today.  As for Secretary Paulson, also a Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from today until January 20, 2009.
  54. 2007 Tuesday: In ever-peaceful Baghdad, mortar attacks from jihadists lob shells into the Green Zone killing at least 23 people.  Elsewhere, in communist China, the government executes the former head of the State Food and Drug Association Zhen Xiaoyu for corruption.
  55. 2008 Thursday: The Chi-Coms claim to have foiled a jihadist plot from Xinjiang province that was to be carried out against the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.  Wow.  You go, Chi-Coms, you go.  Anything to tar and feather the Uighurs.  Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warns Tehran that it should have no doubts as to whether the U.S. will defend its allies…including Israel…from their terrorist attacks.
  56. 2009 Friday: General Motors completed an unusually quick exit from bankruptcy protection with promises of making money and building cars people would eagerly buy instead of models they don’t want.  Elsewhere, in Myanmar, after a six-week break, the trial of General Secretary Aung San Suu Kyi of the National League for Democracy resumes.  The military junta hates this brave woman.
  57. 2010 Saturday: An ‘aid ship’ carrying ‘relief supplies’ to the denizens of the Gaza Strip is forced to head south to Egypt as Israel intensified its pressure against those seeking to run its blockade of the Gaza Strip.  Meanwhile, in the Knesset, a new bill is introduced by Israeli lawmakers that will force Haredi Jewish schools to teach core subjects such as science, math, technology, English, and other important subjects or lose their funding.
  58. 2011 Sunday: Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard announces plans to slapping a carbon tax onto the citizens of her country.  How nice.  The Green Meanies strike again.  Elsewhere, pro-Palestinian thugs commence a week of protests in the West Bank against Israel.
  59. 2012 Tuesday: Always in search of new members (and to tweak the noses of the Catholics), the U.S. Episcopalian Church announces that its bishops have approved new rites for the blessings of gay marriages.  Oh, goody.  At one time, the gays said, “All we want is civil unions.”  Then, all of a sudden it was homosexual marriage.  They wanted nothing else.  We predict that within a decade they will pushing trannys, furries, pedophiles, and multiple-partner marriages.  You heard it here, first, and it’s all because these groups have LOTS of money which the Democrats covet.
  60. 2013 Wednesday: Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev appears for the first time in court since his arrest on April 19; he pleads guilty to 30 charges including using a weapon of mass destruction.   Elsewhere, famed Russian pro-democracy freedom fighter Alexei Navalny and Vladimir Putin’s worst nightmare registers to stand for the mayorship of Moscow in September’s elections.  Meanwhile, in communist China’s Sichuan province, a rain-triggered mudslide buries between 30 to 40 poor souls.
  61. 2014 Thursday: Labor unions of workers in the public sector went on strike across the U.K. to protest wage increases below the rate of inflation; unions claim that over one million workers participated.  Elsewhere, the BBC reports that Hamas trash circulating photos of ‘Israeli atrocities on innocent Palestinian denizens of the Gaza Strip’ are actually photos collected from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, many of them as old as five years.  Once again, you see the depths to which, these scumbags will go to tarnish the reputations of the Israelis.  Shame on them.
  62. 2015 Friday: After a state law enacted its removal, the state of South Carolina removes the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds.  Many see the flag as racist and following the assault on the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church that saw nine parishioners murdered by a white racist, the state had had enough.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Department of State blasts Thailand for its decision to deport a bunch of Uighur Muslims back to Xinjiang Province where the Chi-Coms are running amok in their persecutions of Muslims and other ethnic and religious minorities.
  63. 2016 Sunday: Due to the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by white cops in two separate incidents, racial unrest, protest marches, riots, and other social upheaval continue.  Both men were shot while complying with the commands of law enforcement.  Meanwhile, Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton announces that she favors adding a ‘public option’ to Obamacare.  Elsewhere, Hamza bin Laden, son of jihadist Osama bin Laden, says a ‘genocide’ is coming to the U.S. due to the Obama administration whacking the elder POS.  Finally, allegations of sexual misconduct continue to mount against Fox News Channel’s Roger Ailes.
  64. 2017 Monday: Famed ‘transgender rights activist’ Betty Dukes dies at age 67.  As an American employee of Walmart, she fought against discrimination case against trannys in 2001, Betty Dukes v. Walmart.  Elsewhere, the government of Iraq announces that the final positions of ISIS thugs in Mosul have been conquered and the scumbag jihadists either captured or killed.  Meanwhile, doctors in communist China report that Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo is in ‘grave, grave condition.’  Yup, most likely because YOU put him there.
  65. 2018 Tuesday: The rescue of the trapped boys and their coach in the caves at Tham Luong Nang Non ends as rescuers bring out the final four boys and their coach.  During the rescue attempt, one Thai military diver died.  Elsewhere, reformers in Iran take to the streets after IRIB TV-1 shows a film of young Iranian social media users tearfully apologizing and begging for forgiveness from the morality thug police appears.  What were the young people’s crimes?  They were promoting some dance moves.  Shame on them!
  66. 2019 Wednesday: After cables between the British Embassy in Washington, D.C. and London suddenly appear in the news, cables in which, the British ambassador to the U.S. Sir Kim Darroch lambastes President Donald J. Trump for being ‘inept,’ among other things, the ambassador returns home in shame.  Speaking of the Brits, however, they have problems in the Persian Gulf as three IRGC swift boats attempt to commandeer a British oil tanker, the British Heritage.  However, a Royal Navy vessel, the HMS Montrose, warns the Iranian scum away from the tanker and thus they vacate as fast as their engines can propel them.  You should have sunk the maggots.
  67. 2020 Friday: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, aka CBP, reports that arrests of illegal aliens along the open parts of the U.S. southern border with Mexico were up 40% in June.  We say, “Build the wall and deport them all.”  Meanwhile average polling of the presidential matchup shows that “Pro-China Joe” Biden is leading President Donald J. Trump by 49.6% to 40.8%.  Finally, tropical storm Fay threatens to hammer New York City.   Perhaps if it slams the city, there won’t be as much violence this weekend as there was last week.
  68. 2020 Friday A: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 12,373,722 confirmed cases, UP by 305,688 cases, 556,863 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,704 deaths, and 6,786,196 confirmed recoveries, UP by 135,336 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 3,215,074 confirmed cases, UP by 105,574 new cases, 135,709 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,418 new deaths, and 955,238 confirmed recoveries, UP by 18,989 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).   
  69. 2020 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 296,499 confirmed cases, 6,711 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,130 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 840 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 38,581 confirmed cases, 1,409 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 400,299 confirmed number of cases (number is DOWN from several days ago something is going on), 24,959 confirmed number of deaths (this number has gone down from last week, too, so something is up), and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the numbers you murdering f**k!  YOU sent Xi Jinping Bat Flu-infected patients into rest homes where people were the most vulnerable and KILLED THEM.    
  70. 2020 Friday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,075.30, UP 369.21 points (1.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,617.44, UP 69.69 points (0.66%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,185.04, UP 32.99 points (1.05%).  The price of GOLD is $1,801.80 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $19.08 per troy ounce, +0.027 (+0.145%).  The price of PLATINUM is $841.50 per troy oz, -4.40 (-0.452) while the price of COPPER is $2.91 per pound, +0.0155 (-0.53%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.62 per barrel, +0.07 (+0.17%).
  71. 2020 Friday D: Less than a week before Roger Stone was to report to federal prison to serve his 3.5-year-stretch for being a friend of the commander-in-chief, President Donald J. Trump commuted his sentence to time served which drove the insane leftists berserk.  Meanwhile, the CEO of Goya Foods. Robert Unanue says he won’t back down upon having been at the White House the day prior and complimented the president on a job well done.  Good for you!
  72. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 187,188,248 confirmed cases, +366,661, 4,040,987 confirmed deaths, +6,599 and 171,108,101 confirmed recoveries, +230,606.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,723,547 confirmed cases, UP 16,178 from yesterday’s reporting, 622,810 confirmed deaths, UP 145, [xii] and 29,233,712 confirmed recoveries, UP 11,765.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xiii]  
  73. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 304,450 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 154,745 deaths  
  74. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,833,158 confirmed cases, 63,876 confirmed deaths, and 2,078,443 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,406,727 confirmed cases, 38,157 confirmed deaths, and 2,240,417 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,265 confirmed cases, 519 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 457,381 confirmed cases, 6,052 confirmed deaths, and 227,404 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., the U.S. military: they have 304,773 confirmed cases, 357 confirmed deaths, and 296,185 confirmed recoveries. [xiv]    
  75. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 845,767 confirmed cases, 6,435 confirmed deaths, and 835,268 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Mali, 144th country on the list: 14,457 cases of the virus, 528 confirmed deaths and 10,092 confirmed recoveries. [xv]     
  76. 2021 Saturday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,870.16, UP 448.23 points (+1.30%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,701.92, UP 142.13 points (+0.98%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,369.55, UP 48.73 points (+1.13%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $74.63 per barrel, +0.07 (+0.09%).  The price of GOLD is $1,808.60 per troy oz., -2.00 (-0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $26.19 per troy ounce, -0.05 (-0.19%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,098.90 per troy oz, +3.20 (+0.29%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, -0.00 (-0.08%). [xvi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,809.34 per troy oz, +3.55 (+0.13%). [xvii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,300.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-3.17%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,495.75 per troy oz., +43.50 (+1.77%). [xviii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Zambian Kwacha, one greenback equals 22.64 and in Zimbabwean Dollar, a buck equals 322.00 and in Afghan Afghani, one dollar equals 81.73 of theirs. [xix]        
  77. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.311 per gallon, $3.009 in Florida, $4.048 in Hawaii, and $3.828 in Washington state. [xx]    Let’s look at one other location- Wisconsin: $2.970.  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- Ivory Coast: $4.210 per U.S. Gallon. [xxi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,506,094,235,480 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xxii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Luxembourg, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Brazil with $258 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  78. 2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By the count of the AICPENDBLOG.COM, today is Day No. 109 for ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the unfolding border calamity and her 15th day since her first and only visit to the border.  Has she done anything?  Nope.  We’ve seen nothing.  Meanwhile, One America News presented the daily cost of the illegal alien invasion as well as the conservative estimate of the numbers of illegals.  Are you ready?  Here we go: (1) Total Cost this Day of caring for the infestation of invaders: $585,654,656.  Imagine what that money could do for the homeless, the addicted, wounded veterans, and Americans devastated by harsh Chi-Vi lockdowns?  It would be transformational.  Next, (2) Total Cost of caring for the detritus of the Third World this year: $208,804,888,576.  Moving on, (3) Estimated number of illegals who have entered the United States this year: 2,140,083.  Finally, (4) CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegal aliens running amok in the United States: 36,140,084. [xxiii] (Sources for OAN: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  79. 2021 Saturday G: Political News I– Esteemed legal scholar Dr. Alan Dershowitz says that the Big Tech case will frame the law moving forward for the 21st century.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump calls on Senate Republicans to stop negotiating on infrastructure.  Amen.  It’s a Trojan horse.   Elsewhere, in Charlottesville, Virginia, statues of Confederate icons Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson are being removed today.  How sad.  Meanwhile, new reports suggest that female staffers on Capitol Hill are still lagging behind their male counterparts when it comes to salaries.  Democrats- aren’t YOU in charge?
  80. 2021 Saturday H: Political News II– In other news, ramshackle Joe Biden continues taking flak over his plan to send the Joestapo door to door to check on people’s vaccination status.  Wow.  Add to that the fact that he cannot even remember the name of his own, hand-picked Health and Human Services secretary (and California’s shame) Xavier Becerra and one can see disaster unfolding.  Besides, Secretary Becerra is taking all kinds of heat for suggesting the government has the RIGHT TO KNOW the vaccine status of ALL U.S. citizens while not giving a flying f**k about the illegal aliens the administration is distributing around the country.
  81. 2021 Saturday I: Political News III– Illinois is becoming the first state to order teaching of Asian-American history to all students.  Oh, boy, do some chest-thumping there, Governor J.B. Pritzker!  In other news, fencing around Capitol Hill reportedly is coming down six months after the Democrats’ FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021.   Elsewhere, a judge blocks Tennessee’s new law requiring public bathrooms to post notices regarding trannys entering them.  Now, the notices cannot appear as it’s somehow discriminatory against confused individuals believing themselves to be something they are NOT.  Finally, a growing number of Democrats are growing fearful that their party has become too WOKE.  (Note- you can add me to the list- Chef Bea O’Malley).
  82. 2021 Saturday J: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– Tonight, we have Super Lotto and Powerball.  The Super Lotto Draw #3576 has a $62 million pot on the line.  The Powerball Draw #862 has a $127 million pot on the line.  Stick around and find out the results for both.  Here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw: 09, 11, 15, 27, 30, and Mega 25.  Out of 136,746 winning tickets, the highest winners were ONE person who had FIVE NUMBERS plus the Mega for a prize of $62,000,000.  That ticket was sold at Tori Liquor in Van Nuys, CA 91405. Two other winners had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $24,559 apiece.  These two tickets were sold at two different 7-Eleven stores, one in Atwater, CA 95301 and the other at the San Ysidro, CA 92173.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball: 01, 05, 29, 54, 62, and Power 03.  Out of 62,489 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $21,875.
  83. 2022 Sunday: Stick around and discover the truth along with us…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0887 a 16” x 12” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “South Branch American River.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next compilation of the Beach Boys- “California Girls”- came out on December 12, 1997, definitely in time for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa holiday season.  This album contains 19 older tunes culled from the group’s earlier career PLUS the hit from the movie, “Cocktail,” “Kokomo.”  If you have yet to introduce the music of this amazing group’s music to your ears, well, this is the way in which one can do it.  Mostly available at Discogs- among other second-hand-seller sites- you can seek it out there and see if it’s something you want to add to your music collections.  We think you will enjoy this album if you are a diehard collector of the Beach Boys’ music.  Seek it out and enjoy.

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[i] 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 extraordinary.

[ii] We hope to offer the music of Black Sabbath, as well as Ozzy Osbourne, sometime in the next decade.

[iii] We promoted the music of the famed San Francisco, California, rock band, Moby Grape, on Monday, 09-April-2012 through Monday, 23-April-2012.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[iv] Not clear as to when we will promote the music of Arlo Guthrie or his Red Communist pop, Woody.  If we begin promoting the music of communists, you will know we sold our souls for communist rock-and-roll.

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

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

[vii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The “Beatles VI” album appeared on Monday, 14-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

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

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

[x] Sometime within the next decade, we hope to present the music of classic rockers Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, and numerous others.  We know you will enjoy the presentation so please; remain vigilant for the day we do.

[xi] BFD.  We will NEVER promote the music of this whore.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxiii] Our original blog began back in 2009 and by 2010- when we realized the Chi-Coms were spying on us at the Choseit.com blogsite, we went to Google in late summer 2010 and we estimated then that the numbers of illegal aliens in the country was then between 35-50 million.  Now, we believe the numbers of illegal aliens running amok in our great country is between 75-100 million.  What other country would not respond militarily to an invasion such as this?  We believe that we must lay in minefields along the entire southern border, that we must build anti-personnel, anti-vehicular, and anti-vessel traps, we also must lay in foo gas pits, barbed wire, seed the area with rattlesnakes and alligator pups, put in snipers to shoot the traffickers through their heads as they ply the waters of the Rio Grande.  We believe we must imprison every U.S. citizen caught helping illegal aliens for 20 years to start. We must heavily tax all monies flowing out of the U.S. at between 90-95-percent and we believe we must send employers and landlords to prison for helping illegal aliens.  It is rapidly becoming us or them.  -Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

190. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 09, 2022

2018 Monday: President Donald J. Trump announces his second pick for the U.S. Supreme Court: Brett Kavanaugh. In order to take the seat of his mentor, Justice Anthony Kennedy, Kavanaugh would have to undergo one of the most grueling confirmation processes heretofore seen in recent times in this country. Eventually, he would persevere but the Democrats in the U.S. Senate did everything imaginable to destroy this excellent jurist. God bless you, Justice Kavanaugh.

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190. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 09, 2022:

President Zachary Taylor; Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court Earl Warren; Associate Supreme Court Justices William R. Day and Benjamin N. Cardozo; U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld; U.S. Interior Secretaries Thomas McKean Thompson McKennan, William Freeman Vilas, and Richard A. Ballinger; U.S. Secretary of State William R. Day; U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham; AC/DC featuring Bon Scott, “Rock-around-the-Clock” by Bill Haley and the Comets, the Grateful Dead featuring Jerry Garcia, the Jacksons, the Jimi Hendrix Experience featuring Mitch Mitchell, and Paul McCartney and Wings:

  1. 983 Thursday: The reign of the 135th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict VII ends on this date.  He first became the guide of ALL CHRISTENDOM around the world sometime in October 974.
  2. 1401 Thursday: Mongol monarch Tamerlane destroys the city of Baghdad.  Given an opportunity to surrender and to become part of the Mongol empire, the leaders of the city laughed in the faces of the emissaries which led to dreadful things happening to the survivors of the assault on the city.  The Iraqis banked on their walls and on the mighty river flowing by the wall but with summer at full swing and the Tigris River at low ebb, there was no stopping Tamerlane’s assault.  Heads would roll.  BIG TIME.
  3. 1540 Tuesday: England’s King Henry VIII had his 6-month-old marriage to his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves, annulled.
  4. 1775 Sunday: British General Edward Braddock was mortally wounded as his troops suffered a massive defeat during the French and Indian War; he died four days later.
  5. 1776 Tuesday: The Declaration of Independence was read aloud to General George Washington’s troops in New York.
  6. 1789 Thursday: In Versailles, the French National Assembly declared itself the Constituent Assembly and began preparing a French constitution.
  7. 1792 Monday: S. L. Mitchell of Columbia College in New York City became the first Professor of Agriculture.
  8. 1808 Saturday: Samuel Parker patented the leather-splitting machine.
  9. 1816 Tuesday: Argentina declared independence from Spain.
  10. 1840 Thursday: In Chelsea, Vermont, future 17th U.S. Interior Secretary William Freeman Vilas is born.  A future Democrat, Secretary Vilas would serve under President Grover Cleveland from January 16, 1888, to March 06, 1889.
  11. 1847 Friday: The state of New Hampshire established a 10-hour workday for workers.
  12. 1850 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the 12th president of the United States, Zachary Taylor (Whig), died after serving only 16 months of his term; he was succeeded by Millard Fillmore (Whig). 
  13. 1852 Friday: In Reading, Pennsylvania, the 2nd U.S. Interior Secretary Thomas McKean Thompson McKennan died at age 58.  A Whig, he served under President Millard Fillmore from August 15, 1850, to August 26, 1850.
  14. 1858 Friday: In Boone, Iowa, future 24th U.S. Interior Secretary Richard A. Ballinger is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Ballinger would serve under President William Howard Taft from March 06, 1909, to March 12, 1911.
  15. 1864 Saturday: At the Civil War Battle of Monocracy, Maryland, the Confederates claim victory.  Union losses are as high as 1,959 whereas Confederate forces lose about 400 men.
  16. 1868 Thursday: Ratification of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution on this date.  The amendment aimed to grant citizenship to and protect the civil liberties of recently freed slaves.  It did this by prohibiting states from denying or abridging the privileges or immunities of U.S. citizens, depriving any person of his life, liberty, or property without due process of law, or denying to any person within their authority of equal protection under the laws.  Nowadays, the Democrats use it to make the offspring of every illegal alien born within the United States an immediate citizen—bullshit!
  17. 1872 Tuesday: John F. Blondel patented the doughnut cutter.
  18. 1877 Monday: Alexander Graham Bell, Gardiner Greene Hubbard, Thomas Sanders, and Thomas Watson formed the Bell Telephone Company.
  19. 1878 Tuesday: Henry Tibbe patented the corncob pipe.  
  20. 1900 Monday: An act of the British Parliament establishes the Commonwealth of Australia, which united separate colonies under a federal government.
  21. 1915 Friday: During World War I, the Kaiser’s shrinking overseas empire becomes smaller as the German government in Southwest Africa surrenders the colony to the South Africans.
  22. 1918 Tuesday: 101 people lost their lives in a train collision in Nashville, Tennessee.  Elsewhere in the nation, the Congress established the Distinguished Service Cross.
  23. 1923 Monday: The 59th United States Supreme Court Associate Justice William R. Day, Republican, died on this date in Mackinac, Michigan, on this date.  President Theodore Roosevelt nominated Day to fill the seat of Associate Justice George Shiras Jr., Republican.  Day served from December 23, 1903, to November 13, 1922.  Prior to serving on the nation’s highest court, Day served the nation as its 36th U.S. Secretary of State. In this capacity, he served under President William McKinley from April 28, 1898, to September 16, 1898, and then went on to serve on federal courts and eventually on SCOTUS.
  24. 1932 Saturday: In Chicago, Illinois, future 13th and 21st U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is born.  A Republican, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from November 20, 1975, to January 20, 1977, and then Served under President George W. Bush from January 20, 2001, to December 18, 2006.
  25. 1934 Monday: SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler takes control of the Nazi concentration camp system throughout Germany.
  26. 1937 Friday: A fire at 20th Century Fox’s film storage facility in Little Ferry, N.J., destroyed most of the studio’s silent films on this date.
  27. 1938 Saturday: The 75th Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin Cardozo died in Port Chester, New York, at age 68.   President Herbert Hoover nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., a Republican.  Cardozo served from March 02, 1932, to July 09, 1938.
  28. 1943 Friday: During World War II, the Allies launched their invasion of Sicily, with nighttime landings of American and England troops; a full-scale incursion by seas began in the small hours of July 10.  More than a month later, the Allies secured the island from the Axis troops.  Meanwhile on the fifth day of the greatest tank-and-airplane battle at the Soviet city of Kursk, the Germans make some gains and capture another town.  
  29. 1944 Sunday: During the second performance of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus at Hartford, Connecticut, the world’s largest circus tent catches on fire, which results in 168 deaths and many more injured.  Meanwhile, after horrendous fighting and loads of casualties, the United States secures the Japanese island of Saipan.
  30. 1946 Tuesday: In Ealing, Middlesex, England, Mitch Mitchell, future drummer of the Jimi Hendrix Experience[i], is born on this date.  Elsewhere, future vocalist for the Australian rock band, AC/DC [ii], Bon Scott, is born in Forfar, Angus, Scotland.
  31. 1947 Wednesday: The British government announces the engagement of Princess Elizabeth to Lt. Philip Mountbatten.
  32. 1951 Monday: President Harry S. Truman formally asks the U.S. Congress to end the State of War with Germany.
  33. 1953 Thursday: New York Airways began the first commuter service by helicopter.
  34. 1955 Saturday: In Central, South Carolina, future GOP senator from the Palmetto State- Lindsey Graham- is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2003.  Bill Haley and the Comets[iii]’ “Rock-around-the-Clock” hits #1 on the Top 100 charts.
  35. 1956 Monday: Dick Clark makes his first appearance as host of American Bandstand.
  36. 1962 Monday: In Los Angeles, California, at the Ferus Art Gallery, Andy Warhol’s exhibit of 32 paintings of Campbell’s soup cans debuted.
  37. 1968 Tuesday: The first indoor All-Star baseball game occurred at the Houston Astrodome.
  38. 1971 Friday: The United States turns over responsibility for the Demilitarized Zone to South Vietnam.  
  39. 1972 Sunday: Paul McCartney and Wings[iv] launch their first tour in France.
  40. 1974 Tuesday: Former United States Supreme Court 14th (and 88th overall justice) Chief Justice Earl Warren died in Washington at age 83.  Earl Warren began life as a Republican and then became a Democrat.  President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Warren to fill the seat of Associate Justice Fred M. Vinson.  Warren served 10-05-1953 to 06-23-1969.
  41. 1976 Friday: Uganda asks the United Nations to condemn the recent hostage rescue raid on Entebbe Airport in the nation’s capital conducted by the Israelis.
  42. 1978 Sunday: Nearly 100,000 marchers head to Washington, D.C., in support of the Equal Rights Amendment.
  43. 1981 Thursday: The Jacksons[v] launch a 36-city tour.
  44. 1982 Friday: Pan Am Flight 757, a Boeing 727, crashed in Kenner, La., shortly after takeoff from New Orleans International Airport killing all 145 aboard and eight people on the ground.
  45. 1986 Wednesday: The Attorney General’s Commission on Pornography released the final draft of its report, which linked hard-core porn to sex crimes.  
  46. 1987 Thursday: During the Iran-Contra Affair, Lt. Colonel Oliver North admits to shredding of sensitive documents.
  47. 1988 Saturday: Nolan Ryan is the 7th Major League pitcher to win 100 games on two teams as the Houston Astros beat the New York Mets, 6-3.
  48. 1991 Tuesday: South Africa is readmitted to participate in the International Olympics Games.
  49. 1992 Thursday: Democrat Bill Clinton tapped U.S. Senator Al Gore of Tennessee to be his running mate.  Meanwhile, CBS News commentator Eric Sevareid died in Washington, DC, at age 79.
  50. 1995 Sunday: Jerry Garcia performed for the final time as front man for the Grateful Dead[vi] during a concert at Chicago’s Soldier Field.  He died a month later.
  51. 1997 Wednesday: For biting off a portion of Evander Holyfield’s ear during a boxing match, heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson is banned from the sport for the rest of his life.  Ah, come on, it was an exciting moment in the history of the scientific sport.
  52. 2001 Monday: A divided court in Chile ruled that General Augusto Pinochet could not be tried on human rights charges because of his deteriorating health and mental condition, a ruling that effectively brought the 85-year-old dictator’s legal troubles to an end.
  53. 2005 Saturday: Danny Way, a daredevil skateboarder, rolled won a large ramp and jumped across the Great Wall of China.  He was the first person to clear the wall without motorized aid.
  54. 2006 Sunday: Italy wins the World Cup by beating France 5-3.
  55. 2009 Thursday: The Group of Eight industrialized nations opened their summit in L’Aquila, Italy, to Group of Five developing countries Brazil, communist China, India, Mexico, and South Africa, as well as Egypt.  Meanwhile, Michael Phelps broke the then-world record in the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. national championships in Indianapolis, swimming the two-lap final in 50.22 seconds.
  56. 2011 Saturday: After winning secession from the Sudan, South Sudan becomes an independent state.
  57. 2012 Monday: Venezuelan thug-dictator Hugo Chavez announces he has recovered from pelvic cancer.  He would die anyway thanks to shoddy work from his Cuban ‘physicians.’  (Note- the communist thug should have come to the United States for medical treatment.  They ALL do).
  58. 2013 Tuesday:  Despite concerns that Greece’s government is reforming too slowly, European Commission, the European Central Bank and the IMF gives Greece an additional 6.2 billion Euros.
  59. 2014 Wednesday:  Ray Nagin, the mayor of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, is found guilty of bribery and corruption charges; Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
  60. 2015 Thursday:  During his visit to Bolivia, Pope Francis asks forgiveness for the Catholic Church for its mistreatment of the indigenous population of the Americas during their conquest by Europeans.  Thanks, Frank.  Meanwhile, the South Carolina House of Representatives approved taking the Confederate flag down from the Capitol grounds.  The next day, state workers removed the flag and relocated it to a state military museum.
  61. 2016 Saturday: At age 77, British poet and novelist Robert Nye dies.  He published his first book of poetry in 1961 and his first novel in 1967.  His final book of poetry came out in 2012 while his last novel came out about 14 years earlier, in 1998. 
  62. 2017 Sunday: Following a grueling battle for the Iraqi city of Mosul, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi proclaims VICTORY over the jihadist scum, ISIS.   Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands protest the Turkish government, another despotic, Islamist thug, in Istanbul. 
  63. 2018 Monday:  President Donald J. Trump announces his second pick for the U.S. Supreme Court: Brett Kavanaugh.  In order to take the seat of his mentor, Justice Anthony Kennedy, Kavanaugh would have to undergo one of the most grueling confirmation processes heretofore seen in recent times in this country.  Eventually, he would persevere, but the Democrats in the U.S. Senate did everything imaginable to destroy this excellent jurist.  God bless you, Justice Kavanaugh.
  64. 2019 Tuesday:  The MPs of Northern Ireland vote to expand LGBTQIA+ rights as well as increase the availability of abortion throughout the predominantly Protestant piece of the UK to bring it into line with not only the United Kingdom but the European Union as well.  Sad.
  65. 2020 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: Here are today’s stats for communist China’s gift to the world, Xi Jinping’s Bat Flu, aka COVID-19, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Chinese Wuhan Virus Crisis, first the planet: 12,068,034 confirmed cases, UP 157814 new cases, 550,159 confirmed deaths, UP 3,841, and 6,611,524 confirmed recoveries, UP 105,116.  Next, here are the numbers for the United States: 3,165,058 confirmed cases, UP 61,791, 135,094 confirmed deaths, UP 878, and 951,053 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,624.    
  66. 2020 Thursday A: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day uses chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, Golden State first: 296,499 confirmed cases, 6,711 confirmed deaths, and once again, Gov. Gavin Newsom shares NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the numbers for the Aloha State: 1,094 confirmed cases, 19 confirmed deaths, and 811 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the numbers for the Evergreen State (a place we call the “Ever-Red State” because of its communist politics): 38,517 confirmed cases, 1,394 confirmed deaths, and like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.
  67. 2020 Thursday B: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: Here are today’s Stock Market numbers: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,706.09 DOWN 361.19 points (1.39%).  Next, here are the numbers for the NASDAQ: 10,547.75, UP 55.25 points (0.53%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,152.05, DOWN 17.89 points (0.56%).  Here is the price for GOLD: $1,808.20 per troy oz, +4.40 (+0.24%).  Next, the price of SILVER: $19.02 per troy oz., +0.058 (+0.31%).  Here is the price for PLATINUM: $852.50, +5.60 (+0.66%).  Here is today’s price for COPPER: $2.84 per #, +0.004 (+0.14%).  Finally, here is the price for Light Sweet Crude Oil: $39.59 per barrel, -0.03 (-0.08%).
  68. 2020 Thursday C: On the final day of the U.S. Supreme Court’s term, the high court handed down two decisions, both regarding President Donald J. Trump.  First, in Trump v. Vance (Manhattan D.A. Cyrus Vance Jr., a real Trump hater), the court ruled that the president does not have absolute immunity from all lawsuits, all nine justices agreeing on this point.  However, it was not an immediate win for D.A. Vance as he cannot see the tax documents he has been trying to see because it’s a political witch hunt sans any real need to see the tax returns.  In Trump v. Mazars, the court handed the president a tactical victory in that the House committee seeking to see his tax returns cannot go on a fishing expedition and must have a reason as to WHY they must see his tax returns.  We shall see with what the maggots in the House produce.  
  69. 2020 Thursday D: Meanwhile, U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan won’t let go of the now-destroyed case against Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn in that he is asking the federal appellate court to give the case another look.  WTF?  The Justice Dept. and federal prosecutors said to DROP the case because of the illegalities employed by the prosecution against the former national security advisor yet the crazed Judge Sullivan won’t let it go.  The guy is cruising for a future impeachment. 
  70. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 186,796,737 confirmed cases, +490,353, 4,034,388 confirmed deaths, +8,623 and 170,860,616 confirmed recoveries, +405,277.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,707,369 confirmed cases, UP 30,476 from yesterday’s reporting, 622,665 confirmed deaths, UP 452, [vii] and 29,221,947 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,753.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]  
  71. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 304,305 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 154,890 deaths  
  72. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,831,120 confirmed cases, 63,869 confirmed deaths, and 2,078,140 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,400,937 confirmed cases, 38,132 confirmed deaths, and 2,237,268 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 38,265 confirmed cases, 519 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 456,938 confirmed cases, 6,041 confirmed deaths, and 227,331 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., American Samoa: they have 4 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 4 confirmed recoveries. [ix]    
  73. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 845,379 confirmed cases, 6,434 confirmed deaths, and 834,998 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Somalia, 143rd country on the list: 14,995 cases of the virus, 775 confirmed deaths and 7,252 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  74. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,870.16, UP 448.23 points (+1.30%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,701.92, UP 142.13 points (+0.98%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,369.55, UP 48.73 points (+1.13%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $74.63 per barrel, +0.07 (+0.09%).  The price of GOLD is $1,808.60 per troy oz., -2.00 (-0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $26.19 per troy ounce, -0.05 (-0.19%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,098.90 per troy oz, +3.20 (+0.29%) while the price of COPPER is $4.34 per pound, -0.00 (-0.08%). [xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,809.34 per troy oz, +3.55 (+0.13%). [xii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,300.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-3.17%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,495.75 per troy oz., +43.50 (+1.77%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Vietnamese Dong, one greenback equals 23,000.00 and in West African CFA Franc, a buck equals 552.25 and in Yemeni Rial, one dollar equals 246.65 of theirs. [xiv]        
  75. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.308 per gallon, $3.012 in Florida, $4.040 in Hawaii, and $3.827 in Washington state. [xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Vermont: $3.046.  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- Burkina Faso: $4.210 per U.S. Gallon. [xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,502,613,982,101 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Ireland, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Luxembourg with $288 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  76. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Here we are, Day No. 170 for the Biden regime to have usurped power from the rightful president of the United States, Donald J. Trump.  Anyhow, today is Day No. 108 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka Willie Brown’s mattress, aka the gibbering jackal, aka the screeching banshee, aka the tittering orangutan to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border.  Today is also 14 days since her first and last visit to the border and we don’t expect to see her back at the border until President Donald J. Trump visits the region again.
  77. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Next, here are the stats for the illegal alien calamity for which the Biden regime bears 150-percent responsibility as presented by One America News channel: (1) Total Cost this Day of caring for the riffraff crossing the southern border: $570,053,440.  Next, here are the costs of caring for the tidal wave of illegal aliens this year (2): $207,693,398,016.  Next, (3) this is the number of illegal aliens who have crossed the border this year: 2,128,691.  Finally, (4) Total Number of illegal aliens estimated to be roaming the country: 36,128,692.  Note- this is a conservative effort as we at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day have as far back as 2009 when our blog underwent founding believe the number then was between 35-50 million.  Now, we believe the truer number of illegal aliens lurking in America’s shadows is closer to 75-100 million.  Time to round them up and to begin deporting this human fecal matter back to whence they came.   If we want to keep the brats, let’s put them into military academies and then use them to fight Third World regime change wars.
  78. 2021 Friday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Following the brutal assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, at least two Americans are among the 17 suspected assassins scooped up by Haitian law enforcement.  Meanwhile, as things continue going from bad to worse as they normally do in Haiti, Port-au-Prince is begging that the United States send them troops to help them quell the violence.  Time for ‘Papa Doc’ and the Ton-Ton Macoute to come back and restore order, i.e., maybe a little bit of cannibalism will get everyone back in line?
  79. 2021 Friday I: Joe Biden News I– Slobbering Joe Biden is pushing Russia’s Vladimir Putin to do something about hacking U.S. companies.  Next, decrepit old Joe has nominated failed Los Angeles, California, Mayor Eric “The Grub” Garcetti to become the next U.S. ambassador to India.  Next, the voice in Joe Biden’s earpiece told him to fire holdover from the Trump presidency, Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul after he refused to resign.  Apparently, Democrats and their allied hacks in labor unions and advocates for welfare despised the guy and he had to go.  Thus he did.  C’est la vie.
  80. 2021 Friday J: Political News I– Democratic leaders are doing what they do best and that is threatening another long, sweltering summer of unmitigated violence.  I say, ‘we give it to them!’ Next, the first group to appear before House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s ‘January 06, 2021, Select Committee’ will be Capitol Hill law enforcement officers when the panel begins.  These cops- under control of Speaker “Mumbles”- will be the first panel to dance to Pelosi’s jig.  Will they be the ones we have seen on film welcoming protesters and directing them as to where to go inside the U.S. Capitol on that day?  We expect the False Flag Operation orchestrated by the nonagenarian speaker and her cohorts will be evident for what it is: a load of hooey.
  81. 2021 Friday K: Political News II– Lt. General Michael Flynn, U.S. Army Ret., is endorsing Vernon Jones in his bid to unseat extremely unpopular RINO Governor Brian Kemp of Georgia.  Speaking of Governor Kemp, he reacted angrily to the BS flowing out of the White House regarding the state’s cleaning up of its voting system and said that ‘BOTH Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are lying about the Peach State’s changes to its voting laws.’  Elsewhere, Rep. Pramila “Pucker Puss” Jayapal, CPUSA-WA 7th congressional district, is back to beating a dead horse, “Medicare for All.”  Enough already, “Pucker Puss.”
  82. 2021 Friday L: Political News III– Former governor and UN ambassador under President Donald J. Trump, Nikki Haley, put forth two endorsements today (not that they matter) in two gubernatorial races in the nation.  First, in New Jersey, she has endorsed Republican Jack Ciattarelli and in Virginia, Republican Glenn Youngkin.  We shall see what happens.  Oh, President Donald J. Trump calls Virginia Democratic-Socialist candidate Terry “The Maggot” McAuliffe a ‘political hack.’  Elsewhere, Rep. Michael Waltz, R-FL 6th congressional district, says of Joe Biden’s rushed withdrawal from Afghanistan that it reignites the fears of the terrorists coming here.
  83. 2021 Friday M: Political News IV– In other political news, White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki says that ‘buyers of Hunter Biden’s ‘art’ will remain ANONYMOUS.  Folks, can you fathom what would happen if say Baron Trump was painting artworks and selling them for hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars?  Ye gods, folks, there would be so many investigations on Capitol Hill that all other work of government would come to a screeching halt so every moment of every waking day could be spent investigation such an outrage.  Yet, when crack-headed pedophile Hunter Biden does it, it’s NO big deal.  Retribution is coming folks and it’s going to hit the Democrats like a tidal wave beginning this September when California boots Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom.  The big day is September 14.  EVERYONE VOTE.
  84. 2021 Friday N: Moron News I– We haven’t had any Moron News lately but little Sandy Cortez, aka “The Fly,” aka “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,” aka “AOC,” is blaming fossil fuel executives for flooded New York City subways.  That’s like Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, DS-CA, blaming the horrible forest fire in northern California on ‘global warming,’ aka ‘climate change,’ aka ‘extreme weather,’ or whatever other moniker they choose to put on it when it’s failure to clean the forests and to continue building water infrastructure so that when crises hit- like the ongoing drought- water is available to offset it.  Both Sandy Cortez and “Nazi” Newsom are MORONS.  At least, California is going to get him out on September 14 (unless, of course, the ‘fix is in’ which it might be).  As for AOC and her subways, Baby Girl- if I can call you that- the reason the subways are flooded is because NYC is spending money on social re-engineering projects instead of doing what must be done and that is to maintain and improve existing infrastructure.  God knows there’s more than enough tax dollars in both the city and in the Empire State.
  85. 2021 Friday O: Federal and State Court News– North Dakota is suing the Biden regime over its cancelation of new fossil fuel contracts on public lands.  Good.  Sue the heck out of them.
  86. 2021 Friday P: Fake News I– John King of CNN- pompous, conceited ass- is upset by Alabama GOP Senate candidate Jessica Taylor’s new ad in which a rocket ‘launches’ liberal ideas and values into space and she mispronounces the name of our ‘esteemed “Kooky Kamala” Harris.  The fake news-spouting hack called the ad ‘VILE!’  Ah, wah, wah, wah, John, STFU.  Ms. Taylor is in the running to replace retiring Senator Richard Shelby.
  87. 2021 Friday Q: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump endorses former secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior Ryan Zinke in his bid to return to Congress from the great state of Montana.
  88. 2021 Friday R: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Stay tuned for the results of Mega Millions Draw #1675 with a $94 million jackpot on the line.  Here are the numbers for tonight’s draw: 06, 37, 39, 41, 46, and Mega 17.  Out of 52,071 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $14,270.
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BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0886 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Evening Views.”  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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Inevitable as it is, Capitol Records dug deep into the Beach Boys archives and produced a four-CD box set, “The Pet Sounds Sessions” released on November 04, 1997, just in time for the Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa holiday season.  You get the original album remastered plus the original mono mix plus loads of other material that went into the making of the final product.  We would recommend this ONLY for diehard veteran completists who want to own every shred, every scrap, every flipping tidbit of music of a much-beloved band and to then add it to their record shelves, there to draw dust forever.  Please, seek it out and see if it is right for you- we think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We promoted the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and of Jimi Hendrix, beginning on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014.  Look for them and add them to your collection.

[ii] We are not sure when AC/DC will be in the works, but you bet they will be at some point, possibly in 2027-2028.

[iii] Not sure when we will promote the music of Bill Haley and the Comets but when we do, you will be among the first to know.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Roswell, New Mexico Day (UFO Enthusiasts)

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

  1. 311 Sunday: St. Militades begins his reign as the 32nd Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide his flock from today until January 10, 314.  
  2. 1687 Wednesday: King James II disbands the English Parliament.
  3. 1776 Tuesday: The Continental Congress passed a resolution saying that “these United Colonies are, and of right, ought to be free and independent states.”
  4. 1777 Wednesday: Vermont becomes the first American territory to abolish slavery.
  5. 1822 Tuesday: Thirty-five slaves go to the gallows after having participated in the Denmark Vessey slave rebellion.
  6. 1839 Tuesday: Twenty miles off the coast of Cuba, 53 rebelling African slaves led by Joseph Cinqué take over the slave ship Amistad.
  7. 1843 Sunday: During a thunderstorm in Charleston, South Carolina, an alligator falls out of the sky.
  8. 1850 Tuesday: Benjamin Lane patented a gas mask with a breathing apparatus.
  9. 1857 Thursday: New York City’s first elevated railroad officially opened for business.
  10. 1863 Thursday: The Civil War Battle of Gettysburg enters its second day as Union and Confederate troops clash for supremacy; General Robert E. Lee plans to continue marching north to put an end to the Civil War if everything goes as planned.
  11. 1864 Saturday: President Abraham Lincoln signed a measure establishing the National Statuary Hall inside the former House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol.
  12. 1865 Sunday: William Booth founds the Salvation Army.
  13. 1867 Tuesday: New York’s first elevated rail line, a single track between Battery Place and Greenwich Street went into operation on this date.
  14. 1881 Saturday: While at the Washington, D.C. railroad station, leftist Charles J. Guiteau shot President James A. Garfield; the president died the following September whereas Mr. Guiteau met his fate at the hands of the hangman in June 1882.
  15. 1890 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress passed the Sherman Antitrust Act.
  16. 1892 Saturday: The Populist Party (also known as the People’s Party) opened its first national convention in Omaha, Nebraska.
  17. 1908 Thursday: In Baltimore, Maryland, future 96th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall, Democrat, is born on this date.  President Lyndon Baines Johnson would nominate him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Tom C. Clark.  Marshall served from August 30, 1967, to October 01, 1991.
  18. 1916 Sunday: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin proclaims that ‘imperialism is caused by capitalism.’  (And ignorance causes communism).  Modern-day American Democrats still believe this claptrap and seek to drive our nation to socialism via their ranks of illegal aliens.
  19. 1917 Monday: The 60th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice William Henry Moody- Republican, appointed by President Theodore Roosevelt to fill the seat of Henry Brown- died in Haverhill, Massachusetts, on this date.  Moody served from 12-12-1906 to 11-20-1910.  Moody also served his nation as the 45th U.S. Attorney General, doing so under President Theodore Roosevelt from July 01, July 01, 1904, to December 12, 1906, when he went onto the U.S. Supreme Court.  Meanwhile, in East St. Louis, Illinois, white mobs attacked black folks killing a reported 50 people along with some whites.
  20. 1926 Friday: The U.S. Congress established the Army Air Corps on this date.
  21. 1937 Friday: Aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while attempting to make the first round-the-world flight along the equator.
  22. 1939 Sunday: At Mount Rushmore, officials dedicated the completion of the face of President Teddy Roosevelt.
  23. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, Adolf Hitler orders the planning of Operation Sea Lion—the invasion of Great Britain.
  24. 1941 Wednesday: In the Soviet Union, the Nazis, and their allies murder 7,000 Jews at Lvov.
  25. 1943 Friday: During World War II, Lt. Charles Hall becomes the first black pilot to shoot down a German warplane.  Meanwhile, Bing Crosby and the Ken Darby Singers recorded, “Sunday, Monday or Always” for Decca Records.
  26. 1944 Sunday: American bombers—as part of Operation Gardening—dropped bombs, landmines, and leaflets on the Axis city of Budapest on this date.
  27. 1945 Monday: Future guitarist with the hard-rocking acid band, Blue Cheer[i]—Randy Holden—is born in the United States on this date.  He took the place of the original guitarist, Leigh Stephens in 1968 on “New!  Improved!  Blue Cheer!”
  28. 1947 Wednesday: An object crashed near Roswell, New Mexico.  The U.S. Army Air Force insisted it was a weather balloon, but eyewitness accounts led to speculation that it might have been an alien spacecraft.
  29. 1955 Saturday: “The Lawrence Welk Show” premiered on ABC-TV under its original title, “The Dodge Dancing Party.”
  30. 1957 Tuesday: The first submarine designed to fire guided missiles, the USS Grayback, is launched.  Submarines such as this one would keep the criminal communists of the Soviet Union trembling in their beds at night.   A few well-placed nukes in Mother Russia and the commies would be on a one-way journey to hell.
  31. 1961 Sunday: Author Ernest Hemingway shot himself to death at his home in Ketchum, Idaho.
  32. 1962 Monday: The first Wal-Mart store opens for business in Rogers, Arkansas.
  33. 1963 Tuesday: President John F. Kennedy met Pope Paul VI at the Vatican, the first meeting between a Catholic U.S. chief executive and the head of the Roman Catholic Church.
  34. 1964 Thursday: President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law.  The law made it illegal in the U.S. to discriminate against others because of race.
  35. 1967 Sunday: The United States Marine Corps launched Operation Buffalo in response to an attempt by the North Vietnamese Army to seize the Marine base at Con Thien.
  36. 1969 Wednesday: Leslie West and Felix Pappalardi form the rock group, Mountain[ii], with Corky Laing and Steve Knight.
  37. 1972 Sunday: India and Pakistan sign a peace treaty.
  38. 1973 Monday: Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Bill Clements left office on this date and his replacement- the 12th U.S. Secretary of Defense James R. Schlesinger- took his place.  Clements- a Republican- served under President Richard M. Nixon from May 24, 1973, until today.  Schlesinger, also a Republican, would serve under President Richard M. Nixon and then Gerald R. Ford from today until November 19, 1975.
  39. 1976 Friday: The formal reunification of North and South Vietnam takes place on this date.  Elsewhere, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in Gregg v. Georgia, ruled 7-2 the death penalty was not inherently cruel or unjust punishment.
  40. 1977 Saturday: Russian-American author Vladimir Nabokov, 78, died in Montreux, Switzerland, on this date.
  41. 1979 Monday: The United States Mint issues the first coin honoring a woman, the Susan B. Anthony dollar.
  42. 1980 Wednesday: For inciting a riot, the Grateful Dead’s[iii] Bob Weir and Mickey Hart undergo arrest.  Elsewhere, President Jimmy Carter reinstated draft registration for males 18 years of age.
  43. 1982 Friday: Larry Walters aka “Lawn Chair Larry” of San Pedro used a lawn chair equipped with 45 helium-filled weather balloons to rise to an altitude of 16,000 feet; he landed eight miles away in Long Beach, California.  
  44. 1985 Tuesday: General Motors announced that it was installing electronic road maps as an option in some of its higher price automobiles.
  45. 1987 Thursday: Eighteen Mexican illegal aliens were found dead inside a locked boxcar near Sierra Blanca, Texas, in what authorities labeled a botched smuggling attempt; a 19th man somehow survived- let us hope he was swiftly deported.  
  46. 1991 Tuesday: In St. Louis, Missouri, a riot occurs at a Guns-and-Roses[iv] concert.
  47. 1995 Sunday: Forbes magazine reported that Microsoft’s Chairman Bill Gates was worth around $12.9 billion making him the world’s richest man as well as a target for the Clinton administration.
  48. 1996 Tuesday: Electricity and phone service was knocked out for millions of customers from Canada to the Southwest on a record-hot day.  Meanwhile, seven years after they murdered their parents with shotguns in the family’s Beverly Hills mansion, Lyle and Erik Menendez were sentenced to life in prison without parole. 
  49. 1997 Wednesday: Academy Award-winning actor James Stewart died in Beverly Hills at age 89.
  50. 1998 Thursday: Cable News Network—aka CNN—aka Communist News Network—retracted a story that U.S. commandoes had used nerve gas to kill American defectors during the Vietnam War.  This is one of the earliest incidents of FAKE NEWS at the corrupt, communist run ‘news network.’
  51. 1999 Friday: The 70th U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin left office on this date and the 71st U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence “Larry” Summers assumed office.  A Democrat, Secretary Rubin served under President Bill Clinton from January 11, 1995, until today while fellow Democrat- Secretary Summers- served from today until January 20, 2001.  
  52. 2000 Sunday: In Mexico, Vincente Fox Quesada of the National Action Party (PAN) defeated Francisco Labastida Ochoa of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) in the presidential election.  The PRI had controlled the presidency in Mexico since its founding in 1929.
  53. 2009 Thursday: Thousands of U.S. Marines poured into Taliban-controlled villages in southern Afghanistan in the first major operation under President Barack Obama’s strategy to stabilize the country.  Meanwhile, North Korea test-fired two short range missiles.
  54. 2010 Friday: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announces that his nation will NOT apologize to Turkey for the Gaza flotilla clash as PLO-sympathizers attempted to run the gauntlet, bring weapons into the Gaza Strip, but were stopped and turned back by Israel.  He also announces that the dead and wounded would not receive any compensation from the Jewish state either.
  55. 2012 Monday: Airbus announces it will invest $600 million to open a plant in Mobile, Alabama, a right-to-work state.
  56. 2013 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the 16th U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood leaves office and his replacement- the 17th U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx- assumes office.  A Republican, Secretary LaHood served under President Barack Hussein Obama from January 23, 2009, until today while Secretary Foxx- a Democrat- served from today under the same president until January 20, 2017.  Elsewhere, the dwarf planet Pluto receives names for its fourth and fifth moons by the International Astronomical Union: Kerberos and Styx.   
  57. 2014 Wednesday: Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has accepted a role as economic advisor to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi to help Egypt reform its economy and develop new business opportunities.
  58. 2015 Thursday: Following the disaster of the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, British Petroleum reaches a settlement with federal, state, and local governments and will pay out $18 billion USD over the next 15 years until 2030.
  59. 2016 Saturday: In Baghdad, Iraq, ISIS strikes again by setting off a massive truck bomb that claims the lives of at least 125 while wounding another 150 or more civilians.  Violent scum.  Barack Obama could not destroy them but his successor Donald J. Trump sure as hell did once he entered the White House.
  60. 2017 Sunday: Much to the delight of millions, President Donald J. Trump tweets a meme showing him wrestling and whooping CNN, the fake news, communist news network.  Needless to say, liberals across the United States are outraged and Twitter BLOWS UP!  Say it ain’t so!  Meanwhile, the World Health Organization, the corrupt body led by Chinese-backed Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declares the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo “over” after the deaths of four people.
  61. 2018 Monday: British divers in Thailand discover the 12 boys of the soccer team and their coach marooned in the Tham Luong Nang Non cave complex.  They had gone missing and were trapped in there due to rising monsoon waters and would remain there a while longer before rescuers could free them.
  62. 2019 Tuesday: At a migrant center for Sub-Saharan Africans in Tripoli, Libya, an airstrike kills at least 40 of these people and wounds countless others with the Libyan National Army receiving the lion’s share of the blame.
  63. 2020 Thursday: Today, the Trump administration reported that the unemployment numbers fell by more than 2 points to 11.1% and new jobs added came in at 4,800,000.  The economy is recovering even though the Blue State governors and mayors are doing everything possible to TANK the economy.  Wall Street numbers were excellent, too.  Here is the DOW Jones Industrial Average: 25,827.36, UP 92.39 points (0.36%).  Next, here are the numbers for the NASDAQ: 10,207.63, UP 53.00 points (0.52%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,130.01, UP 14.15 points (0.45%).  Joe Biden, the former VP, criticizes Trump on all of this.  The Biden campaign raised $141 million in the last month while the Trump campaign raised $131 million.  Polling suggests that Biden leads Trump by about 10 points, 49.3 to 41.00.  We shall see.
  64. 2020 Thursday A: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu numbers for the planet:  10,694,288 confirmed cases, UP 181,905 new cases, 516,210 confirmed deaths, UP 3,879 deaths, and 5,480,394 confirmed recoveries, UP by another 93,145.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 2,741,841 confirmed cases, UP 3,728, 130,147 confirmed deaths, UP 622, and 844,233 confirmed recoveries, UP 2,771.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day possesses chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 244,442 confirmed cases, 6,163 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for Hawaii: 946 confirmed cases, 18 confirmed deaths, and 736 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the numbers for Washington state: 34,919 confirmed cases, 1,339 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.
  65. 2020 Thursday B: As the communist Chinese crackdown on the free peoples of Hong Kong, we are no longer able to get the true numbers of the Kung Flu on the mainland.  Here are today’s stats for the communist mainland (just for the hell of it): 83,542 confirmed cases, 4,634 confirmed deaths, and like U.S. Blue State governors, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  That’s communism for you, which is why we stand against them and demand a return to the Two-China Policy by which, we recognize Taiwan as a FREE and INDEPENDENT China and demand their return to the U.N. and a return of their seat on the UN Security Council.
  66. 2020 Thursday C: The FBI swooped in on Jeffrey Epstein’s procurer at her New Hampshire home.  They arrested Ghislaine Maxwell and hit her with six federal counts which if convicted, will send her to prison for more than 30 years.   Meanwhile, the John Roberts’ Supreme Court handed President Donald J. Trump a BIG WIN by telling the House Democrats that IF they get an opportunity to see Robert S. Mueller’s grand jury records in the now disproven Trump-Russia collusion case, it won’t be until well after the November 3, 2020, Election.  Finally, Seattle PD finishes the dismantling of the hellhole CHOP, the Capital Hill Occupied Protest, formerly CHAZ, where two blacks were shot to death, others shot and wounded, numerous rapes, beatings, violent assaults, arsons, and break-ins were a regular occurrence.  The leader of ‘Chopistan,’ RAZ Simone vanished into the winds.   
  67. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 183,830,920 confirmed cases, +403,036, 3,979,322 confirmed deaths, +7,728 and 168,262,590 confirmed recoveries, +32,647.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,578,931 confirmed cases, UP 17,528 from yesterday’s reporting, 620,971 confirmed deaths, UP 326, [v] and 29,071,515 confirmed recoveries, UP 19,428.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vi]  
  68. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 303,065 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 156,584 deaths  
  69. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,820,094 confirmed cases, 63,759 confirmed deaths, and 2,074,613 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,380,170 confirmed cases, 37,963 confirmed deaths, and 2,211,622 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,807 confirmed cases, 518 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 454,722 confirmed cases, 5,987 confirmed deaths, and 226,644 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Wyoming: they have 62,445 confirmed cases, 747 confirmed deaths, and 61,084 confirmed recoveries. [vii]   
  70. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 842,371 confirmed cases, 6,429 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 833,727 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Swaziland, 135th country on the list: 19,084 cases of the virus, 678 confirmed deaths and 18,107 confirmed recoveries. [viii]     
  71. 2021 Friday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,786.35, UP 152.82 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,693.33, UP 116.95 points (+0.81%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,352.34, UP 32.40 points (+0.75%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $75.19 per barrel, +0.03 (+0.04%).  The price of GOLD is $1,787.70 per troy oz., +4.40 (+0.25%) while the price of SILVER is $26.60 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.35%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,089.60 per troy oz, +1.90 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, +0.00 (+0.07%). [ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,785.54 per troy oz, +21.67 (+0.78%). [x] The price of RHODIUM is $19,500.00 per troy oz., -600.00 (-2.99%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $608,000.00 per troy oz., +20,500.00 (+3.49%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.76.     In South Korean Won, one greenback equals 1,130.53 and in South Sudanese Pound, a buck equals 130.26 and in Sri Lankan Rupee, one dollar equals 199.00 of theirs. [xii]        
  72. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.288 per gallon, $3.009 in Florida, $4.016 in Hawaii, and $3.776 in Washington state. [xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Rhode Island: $3.005.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Australia: $4.071 per U.S. Gallon. [xiv] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,475,815,541,842 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Kuwait, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Sweden with $47 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position.
  73. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 101 for the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the border with NO resolution of the crisis and Day No. 7 since her brief quickie trip to El Paso, Texas, where she did a photo op.  However, other governors are working to solve the problem what with Governor Mike DeWine, RINO-OH, sending 200 National Guardsmen to help Texas contend with the catastrophe unfolding down there.   Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, is encouraging landowners along the U.S.-Mexico border to report ALL damages to their property caused by the illegal alien invasion to the Division of Emergency Management so the state can begin the process of defending the nation and helping the property owners.  In other border news, House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says the ‘Democrats are defunding the border.’  Amen.
  74. 2021 Friday GForeign News / Overseas News I– Sadly, as soon as the last flight carrying U.S. troops from Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, looters rolled in and began ransacking the large base.  Why the U.S. did not blow the base up and make it unusable is beyond us but that’s Obama-Biden for you, same procedure as when the U.S. cut and ran from Iraq.   We at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day expect that the Russians, Chi-Coms, or even the lowlife Iranians will roll in and occupy the base.  It would make sense for Kabul to invite either the Russians back in or to welcome the Chi-Coms who would guarantee their security while raping their country.  It’s inevitable.
  75. 2021 Friday H: Foreign News / Overseas News II– After Chi-Com thug Xi Jinping celebrated 100 years of brutal dictatorship by the Chinese Communist Party and proclaimed, ‘reunification with Taiwan is coming and soon,’ many are now shivering that WAR is coming to the world and far sooner than expected.  Folks, the AICPENDBLOG.COM believes a couple of things: first- although most likely successful at some point, invading Taiwan is also going to prove to be a debacle, a graveyard for several million Chi-Com soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines.  It will be humiliating the loss of life and the shattering of the ethos surrounding the Chi-Com military buildup and its invincibility.  Second, we believe that during this period of NO TRUMP in the White House, the time is now for the Chi-Coms, the Russkies, the Iranians, the North Koreans and other trash to make a go for it.  What the hell is Joe Biden and Kamala Harris going to do about it?  NOTHING.  (Some might say we’re living in the “End Times”).
  76. 2021 Friday I: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Trump adviser Jason Miller says that the Supreme Court’s ruling on Arizona’s election laws demonstrate that Americans want to get elections and voting rights correct except when President Donald J. Trump is on the ballot.   Meanwhile, Democrats continue sniveling and whining about 2020 Election audits, the GOP-controlled Pennsylvania state senate is gearing up to conduct their own Arizona-style forensic 2020 Election audit so they can learn the truth.  Of course, Democrats don’t want this.  Wah, wah, wah.  This is what you get for stealing elections, the American people won’t stand for it.
  77. 2021 Friday J: Joe Biden News I– Fresh off from watching Law and Order SVU in the basement at the White House, Joe Biden wants to create a SVU in the U.S. military so victims of sexual assault can get some sort of resolution to what seems to be an ongoing problem.   In other more shocking news, Joe Biden is encouraging 9 million illegal aliens to become U.S. citizens which is WHY the GOP must go out there and make the effort to woo these people to the Republican Party.  Yes, we must employ these disgusting tactics to carry out the strategic aims of getting the Democrats to become the deporters-in-chief.
  78. 2021 Friday K: Political News I– Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-TX 1st congressional district, says that House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23 congressional district ‘should not play into the Dems January 06, 2021, select committee.’  In other political news- and anyone above the level of grade 5 idiot could have told the Democrats this- Democrats are now sweating bullets about the already fading chances of “Kooky Kamala” Harris for 2024.  They are now realizing what Californians already know and that is she can’t win an election without the fix being in (meaning help from Willie Brown) and have no clue as how to either make the phony more appealing or to offload her.   The only good thing about her and Joe ‘winning’ the 2020 Presidential Election is that Californians were able to get her out of the state and make her the problem of the entire nation and not just the Golden State’s.  (Note- because elections are so fraudulent in California, she was able to achieve the few posts she did).
  79. 2021 Friday L: Political News II– Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-GA 11th congressional district, said today how shocking it is to see (embittered) Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, climb into political bed with nonagenarian, addled-brained House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, CPUSA-CA 12th congressional district.  (Note- rats always show their true colors when called out on the carpet and put in their place by becoming a true rat and going to work for the other side).
  80. 2021 Friday M: U.S. Supreme Court News I– The U.S. Supreme Court slapped down House Judiciary Committee Democrats who have been trying to get their grubby hands-on grand jury testimony compiled by corrupt special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.  They have been salivating since 2019 to see if evidence existed of President Donald J. Trump having lied to Mr. Mueller as to whether he was doing business with the Russkies or not.   Lower court rulings said the Democrats could get their hands on the testimony but today, the nation’s high court told them to f**k off.  About flipping time.   In other high court news, Associate Justices Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch believe it’s time to take a fresh look at the 1964 watershed ruling of New York Times v. Sullivan that made it much more difficult for public figures to sue journalists for defamation, lies, and other depredations that are bogus.  Excellent.
  81. 2021 Friday N: Economic News– The jobs report for June 2021 is in and decrepit old Joe Biden is cackling about how great it is that 850,000 jobs were added to the economy.  Critics however point out that old Joe promised somewhere around 2.4 million new jobs as Americans returned to work.  However, with continued financial aid coming from the federal government, many younger, less eager workers are willing to return to work.  (Note- as inflation increases and everything- including food and energy- continue going up, fewer people will seek to return to work).   Former Rep. Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district dismisses the job numbers and says as we do that ‘inflation is rising’ which it is and what’s worse- it’s a TAX on virtually everything.
  82. 2021 Friday O: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega Millions #1673 Draw what with a $72 million on the line: 08, 31, 32, 34, 45, and Mega 19.  Out of 50,865 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers for a prize of $1,561,405.  The winning ticket was sold at Circle K in Anaheim, California, 92801.
  83. 2022 Saturday: You know, we believe the Chi-Coms despise our guts for saying that Taiwan is a NATION.  Taiwan IS a nation, will always be a nation, and no matter what that pompous toad of a thug Xi Jinping claims, will always be a NATION.  They are a FREE country and will continue being a FREE country as long as the world’s freedom-loving nations stand by them.  What do YOU think?  (Chi-Coms- don’t answer this question).

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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