167. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2022

2018 Saturday: Elsewhere, after a frantic search for a missing woman in Indonesia, horrified villagers find her body consumed by a massive python. This is but the second documented case of a humongous python engulfing a full-grown human being.

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167. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2022:

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U.S. Secretary of Transportation Neil Goldschmidt; The Golden State Warriors vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers; Jethro Tull featuring Doane Perry, the Keef Hartley Band featuring Mick Weaver, the Monterey Pop Festival, the Pretenders featuring James Honeyman-Scott, Savoy Brown featuring Andy Silvester, and the Supremes featuring Barbara Martin:

  1. 455 Wednesday: A Vandal army sacked Rome on this date.
  2. 1567 Friday: Mary Queen of Scots enters the prison at Lochleven Castle, Scotland.
  3. 1586 Monday: Mary, Queen of Scots, recognizes Philip II of Spain as her heir and successor.
  4. 1755 Monday: In the French and Indian War, the French surrender Fort Beauséjour to the British leading to the expulsion of the Acadians who would eventually become the “Cajuns.”
  5. 1775 Friday: The Battle of Bunker’s (Breed’s) Hill takes place on this date as American Minutemen take on British troops. 
  6. 1779 Sunday: In support of the new United States, Spain declares war on hereditary foe, England and sets in motion the nearly four-year-long Great Siege of Gibraltar.  
  7. 1815 Friday: At the Battle of Ligny, the French army under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte beats the Prussian army.
  8. 1822 Sunday: Denmark Vessey leads a slave rebellion against the whites in South Carolina.
  9. 1858 Wednesday: Accepting the Illinois Republican Party’s nomination for the U.S. Senate, Abraham Lincoln said the slavery issue had to be resolved, declaring, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”
  10. 1864 Thursday: During the Civil War, General Ulysses S. Grant begins the siege at Petersburg, Virginia.
  11. 1881 Thursday: Austro-Hungary and Serbia sign a military alliance.  Thirty-three years later, the two nations would be at the flashpoint of the Great War.
  12. 1883 Saturday: Baseball’s first “Ladies Day” took place as the New York Gothams offered women free admission to a game against the Cleveland Spiders; New York won the game, 5-2.
  13. 1884 Monday: The nation’s first roller-coaster goes into operation at Coney Island, New York.
  14. 1893 Friday: The first ‘lady’s day’ in Major League Baseball history occurred as the New York Giants admitted all ladies to its ballpark for free.
  15. 1897 Wednesday: A treaty annexing the Republic of Hawaii to United States undergoes its signing.
  16. 1903 Tuesday: Ford Motor Company was incorporated on today’s date as was the Pepsi-Cola Company.
  17. 1911 Friday: IBM had its beginnings as the Computing Tabulating-Recording Company as it was incorporated in New York State.
  18. 1917 Saturday: The first Congress of the Soviets gets underway in Russia.
  19. 1932 Thursday: President Herbert Hoover and Vice President Charles Curtis were re-nominated at the Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.
  20. 1933 Friday: The National Industrial Recovery Act became law with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s signature.  However, the United States Supreme Court later struck down the act.  Also, on this date, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was founded as President Roosevelt signed the Banking Act of 1933.
  21. 1940 Sunday: Marshal Henri Philippe Pétain becomes Chief of State of Vichy France.  Elsewhere, in Eugene, Oregon, future 6th U.S. Transportation Secretary Neil Goldschmidt is born.  A future Democrat, Goldschmidt would serve under President Jimmy Carter from September 24, 1979, to the ouster of his failed boss on January 20, 1981.
  22. 1941 Monday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt ordered the closure of all German consulates in the United States.  He set the deadline for the closures for July 10.
  23. 1943 Wednesday: Comedian Charles Chaplin married his fourth wife, 18-year-old Oona O’Neill, daughter of playwright Eugene O’Neill, in Carpentaria, California.  Elsewhere- in Detroit, Michigan- future vocalist with the Supremes- Barbara Martin- is born on this date.  She would perform with the group from 1960-1962.  
  24. 1944 Friday: The State of South Carolina carried out the death sentence by electrocution on a 14-year-old black youth, George Stinney, for the murders of two white girls, 11-year-old Betty June Binnicker and seven-year-old Mary Emma Thames.  Elsewhere, future keyboardist with the Keef Hartley Band[i], Mick Weaver, is born in Colchester, England, on this date.
  25. 1947 Monday: In Kidderminster, England, future bassist with Savoy Brown, 1971-1972 (and with numerous other bands)- Andy Silvester- is born.
  26. 1954 Wednesday: In Mount Kisco, New York, future drummer with Jethro Tull, Doane Perry, is born. He would join the band late in its career.
  27. 1955 Thursday: The U.S. House of Representatives voted to extend Selective Service to 1959.
  28. 1957 Sunday: During the Algerian War, the French launch a major offensive to crush the Islamist resistance.    
  29. 1958 Monday: The Supreme Court, in Kent v. Dulles, ruled that artist Rockwell Kent could not be denied a passport because of his communist affiliations.  Elsewhere, Imre Nagy, premier of Hungary during the 1956 rebellion, underwent execution for treason.
  30. 1959 Tuesday: Actor George Reeves, TV’s “Superman,” was found dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound in the bedroom of his Beverly Hills home; he was 45 years old.
  31. 1961 Friday: In Paris, while traveling with the Leningrad Kirov Ballet company, Rudolf Nureyev defected from the Soviet Union.
  32. 1962 Saturday: The New Yorker published the first of a three-part serialization of “Silent Spring” by Rachel Carson.
  33. 1963 Sunday: The world’s first female space traveler, Valentina Tereshkova, 26, was launched into orbit by the Soviet Union aboard Vostok 6; she spent 71 hours in flight, circling the Earth 48 times before returning safely to the USSR.
  34. 1967 Friday: The Monterey Pop Festival begins on this date featuring major musical acts from both sides of the Atlantic all in one place.  The opening act on Day 1 is the Association, [ii] followed by the Paupers, [iii] Low Rawls,[iv] Beverley,[v] Johnny Rivers,[vi] Eric Burdon and the Animals,[vii] followed by the closer, Simon and Garfunkel.[viii]
  35. 1978 Friday: President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader Omar Torrijos exchanged the instruments of ratification for the Panama Canal treaties.
  36. 1979 Saturday: In a show of defiance against the government of Hafiz al-Assad, the Muslim Brotherhood executes 67 sheiks at Aleppo, Syria.
  37. 1981 Tuesday: President Ronald Reagan awards the Congressional Gold Medal to Ken Taylor, Canada’s former ambassador to Iran, for helping six Americans escape from that nation during the hostage crisis of 1979-1981; he is the first foreign citizen bestowed the honor.
  38. 1982 Wednesday: In London, England, James Honeyman-Scott—lead guitarist with the band, the Pretenders[ix], dies at age 25 on this date from a heart attack resulting from cocaine use.
  39. 1987 Tuesday: A jury in New York acquitted Bernhard Goetz of attempted murder in the subway shooting of four youths he said were going to rob him; however, Goetz was convicted of illegal weapons possession.  (In 1996, a civil jury ordered Goetz to pay $43 million to one of the persons he’d shot).
  40. 1988 Thursday: Impeached and ousted Arizona Governor Evan Mecham and his brother, Willard, won acquittal by a Phoenix jury for the crime of concealing a $350,000 campaign loan.
  41. 1993 Wednesday: The U.S. Postal Service released a seven-stamp commemorative collection featuring Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Clyde McPhatter, Otis Redding, Ritchie Valens, Dinah Washington, and Elvis Presley[x].
  42. 1996 Sunday: Heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes improves his pro record to 65-5 with a KO of Anthony Willis at 1:13 of Round 8 in a 10-round fight.  Elsewhere, in the 50th NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Seattle Supersonics 4 games to two.  Meanwhile—in Russia—following a run-off, Boris Yeltsin won the first independent presidential election by beating Communist challenger, Gennady Zyuganov.   
  43. 1998 Tuesday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Detroit Red Wings sweep the Washington Capitals in 4 games.
  44. 2000 Friday: Once U.S. federal regulators approved the merger of Bell Atlantic and GTE Corporation, the nation’s largest local phone company came into being.
  45. 2004 Wednesday: Rebuffing Bush Administration claims, the independent commission investigating the September 11 attacks said that no evidence existed that al-Qaida had strong ties to Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.
  46. 2008 Monday: California began issuing same-sex marriage licenses to gay couples.  Meanwhile, former Vice President Al Gore—much to the chagrin of Hillary Clinton—announced his endorsement of fellow Democrat Barack Hussein Obama.
  47. 2010 Wednesday: In response to the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, BP agrees to finance a $20 billion fund to recompense those who lost their livelihoods in the massive oil spill.
  48. 2012 Saturday: Egyptian voters continue to go to the polls in the second round of their first free presidential elections.  Meanwhile, the United States Air Force’s robotic Boeing X-37B spaceplane returns to Earth after a classified 469-day orbital mission.
  49. 2013 Sunday: Pope Francis blessed thousands of Harley-Davidsons and their riders in Vatican Square; the riders were celebrating the company’s 110th anniversary with a parade.
  50. 2014 Monday:  Thanks to President Obama, the U.S. may cooperate with Iran in identifying options to address the violence in Iraq, though such options would not include military aid; President Barack Obama has sent 257 troops to Baghdad to provide additional security for the U.S. embassy.
  51. 2015 Tuesday: In the sixth game of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors won Game 6 against the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 105-97, their first NBA title in four decades.  Meanwhile, real estate and entertainment mogul Donald J. Trump launched his successful campaign to become president of the United States with a speech at Trump Tower in Manhattan.  Elsewhere, South Korea announces another three dead to the rampaging MERS.
  52. 2016 Thursday:  In a significant act of virtue signaling, Philadelphia becomes the first U.S. city to slap a tax on sugary soft drinks.  You go, Philly, you go.   Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms continue to act like, uh, Chi-Coms with the cancelation of the Taiwanese children’s choir.  What did the children’s choir do to get the communists to cancel their visit to communist China?  At last month’s inauguration of President Tsai Ing-wen, the rambunctious kids sang Taiwan’s national anthem.  WTF?
  53. 2017 Friday: President Donald J. Trump acknowledged for the first time that he was under federal investigation as part of the expanding though phony probe into Russian election meddling as he lashed out at the top Deep State operative in the Justice Department overseeing the fraudulent probe.   Meanwhile, he tightens up on the open relations with communist Cuba that his predecessor Barack Hussein Obama had loosened while he was in office.  Finally, Amazon.com announces its plan to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, becoming an ever-greater monopolistic octopus.  How come Democrats don’t want to hammer them with a huge antitrust suit?
  54. 2018 Saturday: Communist China announced 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion in U.S. imports, including soybeans and beef, in response to President Donald Trump’s tariff hike on a similar amount of Chinese goods.  The Chinese also scrapped agreements to narrow the trade surplus with the United States.  Elsewhere, after a frantic search for a missing woman in Indonesia, horrified villagers find her body consumed by a massive python.  This is but the second documented case of a humongous python engulfing a full-grown human being. 
  55. 2019 Sunday: In Konduga, in northeastern Nigeria, three Boko Haram suicide bombings kill at least 30 people and wound countless others.  Elsewhere in an Israeli court, Sara Netanyahu, wife of the prime minister, admits in open court the misuse of state funds.  Her husband, meanwhile, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveils Trump Heights, a new housing project in the Golan Heights in gratitude for President Donald J. Trump bucking the rest of the world and acknowledging the Golan Heights as sovereign Israeli soil.  
  56. 2020 Tuesday: COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, continues kicking butt around the world.  Here are today’s stats: 8,085,932 confirmed cases, 438,453 confirmed deaths, and 3,918,176 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are today’s stats: 2,176,765 confirmed cases, 118,588 confirmed deaths, and 678,855 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 153,560 confirmed cases, 5,121 confirmed deaths, but like always, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 736 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 630 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington, here are the stats: 26,158 confirmed cases, 1,221 confirmed deaths, but like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Some states are threatening to shut down the openings that have already begun while others are plowing forward, damn the torpedoes.  Elsewhere, Kim Jong Un blew up a building north of the DMZ to show his anger over South Korea not fulfilling its ‘promises’ to the Stalinist state.  Oh, well.
  57. 2020 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump signs an executive order to begin the reformation of the nation’s police agencies.  Democrats screech ‘IT’S NOT ENOUGH’ and that ‘TRUMP IS A RACIST.’  Ah, well, we know the Dems will never accept anything President Trump does.
  58. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 177,743,872 confirmed cases, +344,056, 3,847,055  confirmed deaths, +8,020 and 162,244,329 confirmed recoveries, +40,390.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,364,085 confirmed cases, UP 11,720 from yesterday’s reporting, 616,088 confirmed deaths, UP 387,[xi] and 28,614,036 confirmed recoveries, UP 36,543.  We genuinely appreciate 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 298,182 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 161,467 deaths  
  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: 3,805,294 confirmed cases, 63,220 confirmed deaths, and 2,068,335 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,352,995 confirmed cases, 37,448 confirmed deaths, and 2,131,518 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,134 confirmed cases, 507 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 447,658 confirmed cases, 5,840 confirmed deaths (DOWN), and 220,096 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Nevada: they have 328,194 confirmed cases, 5,635 confirmed deaths, and 308,538 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: 839,720 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Sudan, 118th country on the list: 36,304 cases of the virus, 2,732 confirmed deaths and 29,994 confirmed recoveries.[xiv]     
  62. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,033.67, DOWN 265.66 points (-0.77%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,039.68, DOWN 33.17 points (-0.24%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,223.70, DOWN -22.89 points (-0.54%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.46 per barrel, -0.69 (-0.96%).  The price of GOLD is $1,819.90 per troy oz., -41.50 (-2.23%) while the price of SILVER is $27.31 per troy ounce, -0.51 (-1.82%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,121.40 per troy oz, -20.50 (-1.80%) while the price of COPPER is $4.29 per pound, -0.10 (-2.19%).[xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,789.54 per troy oz, +26.91 (+0.97%).[xvi] The price of RHODIUM is $22,800.00 per troy oz., +500.00 (+2.24%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xvii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.40 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.36.     In Macanese Pataca, one greenback equals 8.00 and in Macedonian Denar, a buck equals 50.52 and in Malagasy Ariary, one dollar equals 3,764.12 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 over $4.227 per gallon, $2.962 in Florida, $3.978 in Hawaii, and $3.625 in Washington state.[xix]    Let’s look at one other location- Minnesota: $2.858.  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- Lesotho: $3.766 per U.S. Gallon.[xx]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,413,747,338,681 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 been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after India, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Singapore with $168 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxii]
  64. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Friends, today is Day #85 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the border calamity and not to have shown up for a single day’s work on the job.  Still, President Donald J. Trump will be visiting the Texas-Mexico border with Governor Greg Abbott, Republican, on June 30.  Many are speculating as to whether the laughing jackass border czar will rush down to the border for a quick photo op or won’t show up thereby proving our point, she is little more than a low IQ, empty pantsuit, the former ‘mattress’ of California Democratic Party bigwig, Willie Brown.  Ah, well, speaking of Governor Abbott, the patriotic Texas governor said that President Donald J. Trump set a ‘high mark’ for control of the southern border.
  65. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Meanwhile, One America News shared the latest stats today concerning the border cataclysm: (1) Cost this day of caring for millions of illegal aliens: $585,083,840.  (2) Total Cost this Year of caring for the tidal wave of illegal aliens: $182,502,932,480.  (3) Total numbers of illegals who have crossed into the U.S. this year: 1,870,509.  (4) Estimated total number of illegals sucking away at the teats of the American taxpayers: 35,870,508.  Note, we have said since 2009 at the blog’s inception that the total numbers were 35-50 million; now, we believe we have 75-100 million river-swimming, fence-climbing, and/or desert-crossing illegals in the U.S.  IF we deported ALL the illegals gobbling away at the benefits of being an American, rents and mortgages would precipitously drop, wages would go up, our students would become better-educated and would move through the educational system at a faster pace, Social Security and Medicare would be strengthened, and there would be far fewer Americans drawing unemployment and welfare checks.  There would also be less crime, fewer drunken driving fatalities, less rapes- especially of minors, fewer break-ins, less shop-lifting, you name it, our country would be in such better shape, it’s difficult to comprehend until you start comprehending it.  Yet, they want them here which to us verifies the veracity of the Replacement Theory.  Still, we say, BUILD THE WALL AND DEPORT THEM ALL.  NOW.  Update- “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis, R-FL, is sending law enforcement officers to Texas and Arizona to help defend the southern border.  God bless him!
  66. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Fred Fleitz, CEO of the Center for Security Policy, made the witty observation that the ‘Europeans LOVE decrepit old Joe Biden’ because ‘America is back.’  America is back meaning the U.S. will be footing the bill while the Europeans are allowed to renege on their obligations.  Speaking of Joe Biden overseas, the summit between he and Russian President Vladimir Putin failed to go the distance today.  Instead of going the full five hours promised by the ‘drooler-in-chief,’ it went about half that.  President Putin held a press conference first and ripped the U.S. leader a new one in subtle and witty ways while Joe then came out, held his, and we must say, the Aduhelm must have been working well today because we would give his press conference a C+ grade.  (Note- we don’t expect to see the feeble old perv for about a week now as he tries to recover from this challenging trip).   The two leaders apparently agreed to a return to the arms control treaty negotiations (all the while the Chi-Coms[xxiii] continue building a massive arsenal) as well as to the exchange of diplomats once again.  Former Rep. Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district, said it was ‘way too early for Joe Biden to be meeting with President Vladimir Putin.
  67. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, DS-CA, says that the ‘new system for checking his citizens’ status for the Chi-Vi vaccine are NOT a vaccine passport.  (Good- because we are not going to get this crap anyway- see you in November, governor).  Next, a new report says that at a pop-up vaccination site in New York City, medical personnel carried out 899 ‘jabs’ using defective vaccines.  Say what?  Yet another reason to avoid this crap.  Elsewhere, the U.S. government has spent more taxpayer monies buying 14 million Johnson & Johnson vaccines for overseas export.  Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says he is ‘yet to get a response from either the National Institute of Health (NIH) or from Health and Human Services on his questions about the China Virus.  Senator- you won’t get a peep from either the NIH or HHS.  Next, brave scientists are calling for investigations into various ‘scientific journals’ that dismissed the Wuhan Institute of Virology lab leak theory.’  Excellent.  ‘Follow the science,’ folks…
  68. 2021 Wednesday J: Joe Biden Regime News I– “Kooky Kamala” Harris apparently trying to force a far-left agenda into the American economic system.  Not good, folks, not good.  Next- and this is the best one of the day- senile old Joe Biden is encouraging Americans to report radicalized family members, friends, and neighbors to the authorities so the RACE POLICE can swoop in and spirit them away in the dead of night to one of their black site secret prisons.  This smacks of the Gestapo’s Nacht und Nebel policy by which political dissidents disappeared during the dark of night.  Wow.   Meanwhile, the Biden regime releases its first list of top diplomatic nominees for overseas deployment.  Wonder where Rahm “Dead Fish” Emanuel will go?  Japan doesn’t want the POS.  Finally, Joe Biden is reversing yet another Trump Era policy by providing increased protections to tranny students, i.e., mostly ‘chicks with dicks’ students, what we used to call ‘exotics.’
  69. 2021 Wednesday K: Joe Biden News– When reporters asked fumbling Joe Biden if he STILL THOUGHT that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a ‘killer,’ the usurper in the White House did his best “Kooky Kamala” Harris imitation and broke out in maniacal laughter before forgetting the question.  Friends, this is embarrassing to have a mentally-incapacitated dimwit in the White House.  This is, indeed, the SHAME of our country.  Speaking of our national embarrassment, Joe Biden claims to have given President Putin the ‘what for’ during their short meeting.  Question: when everyone returns to the United States, will the U.S. Congress demand that Joe’s interpreters appear before congressional committees and tell the lawmakers what was really said and how poorly Joe’s performance was?[xxiv]  Remember, after President Donald J. Trump met with his Russian counterpart, Democrats were demanding the interpreters testify to exactly what was said during the two leaders’ private meeting.  (Note- we don’t expect this will ever happen).
  70. 2021 Wednesday L: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News– Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger feeling intense heat down his backside is now going to investigate the missing ballots transfer documents and chain of custody.  From what we hear, there were more illegal ballots in Fulton County, Georgia, than anywhere else in the state and it’s clear that if an HONEST and IMPARTIAL audit is conducted, we will learn the truth.  We await more information…
  71. 2021 Wednesday M: Crime And Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– New reports suggest that law enforcement recruitment is way, way down, while retirements are skyrocketing.  We imagine many law enforcement officers could find employment in Arizona and Texas, especially if those two states are going to continue fortifying their frontiers and creating their own statewide border patrols.
  72. 2021 Wednesday N: Political News I– New York City finds itself being consumed by a self-made problem: in midtown Manhattan, tens of thousands of ‘urban outdoorsmen’ have set up tent cities.  Wow.  Next, the House GOP seeks a review of BIG TECH’S close ties to the Chi-Coms.   In other news, Texas Democrats are launching a last-ditch effort to stop the Constitutional Carry Bill becoming the law of the Lone Star State.  Screw the little wimps. Elsewhere, Chicago Mayor Lori “The Loser” Lightfoot is seeking to halt alcohol sales after midnight.  Uh, what will this accomplish?  People will buy their liquor at 11:59 P.M.   Finally, Pennsylvania Democrat Rep. Madeleine Dean, 4th congressional district, is NOT going to seek the seat of outgoing RINO Senator Pat Toomey.
  73. 2021 Wednesday O: Political News II– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, proposes changes to Dem-backed voting bill newly renamed from the “For the People Act” to the “John Lewis Voting Rights Act” which means it’s still the same old shit, repackaged, and returned to the shelf.  NO one buy this stinking piece of crap bill.  Meanwhile, Rep. Greg Steube, R-FL 17th congressional district, working on behalf of the family of Ashli Babbitt says information on her shooting death at the U.S. Capitol Building during the FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021, is difficult to come by.  He is seeking answer as to whom the Capitol Hill police officer who shot her dead is and the circumstances as to WHY he shot her, an unarmed woman, attempting to climb through a broken window.  Moving on, GOP House and Senate members return to Washington, D.C., to hold their weekly conference.  Republicans- how about this: how about demanding answers as to WTF the Capitol Hill protesters are still locked up, mostly in solitary confinement?  IF you don’t defend these people, one day, the government will come for you.[xxv]
  74. 2021 Wednesday P: NASA, Space, and UFO News– Noted UFO filmmaker Jeremy Corbell says that when the UFO report comes out later this month, it will reveal uncomfortable truths for the American people.  Mr. Corbell told Rob Schmitt on Newsmax that the New York Times has said that the report will leave out the possibility of the technology being seen is a secret U.S. military program much less a Chi-Com or Russian program.  That will leave us with but one simple truth: it’s from somewhere else, NOT of this Earth.  Look, if it were Chi-Com, Russian, Iranian, or North Korean, do you think they would not already be ruling the planet?  Of course it’s from somewhere else and that means there is little to nothing we can do about it except await its arrival.  Elsewhere, SpaceX supposedly ignored an FAA warning regarding the launch of its Starship SN8 launch in December 2020.  We are sure Elon Musk had good reasons to blow off the FAA.
  75. 2021 Wednesday Q: Big Tech News– Amazon.com has introduced its new surveillance system to grocery stores.
  76. 2021 Wednesday R: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– Tonight, we have the Super Lotto Draw #3569 with a $55 million jackpot on the line as well as the Powerball Draw #855 with a $40 million pot on the line.  Stay tuned for tonight’s results…okay, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto: 01, 06, 21, 38, 39, and Mega 10.  Out of 147,354 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $16,603 apiece.  The tickets were sold at (1) Shell in Visalia, CA 93277; (2) Sunrise Market and Gas, San Diego, CA, 92102; and (3) Ronnie’s Market and Deli, Stockton, CA 95204.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball: 19, 29, 34, 44, 50, and Powerball 25.  In California, out of 40,139 winning tickets, the highest winners were 21 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $555 apiece.
  77. 2021 Wednesday S: Sports News– NBA star, point guard, Chris Paul of the Phoenix Suns is in COVID-19 protocols at the moment.  Not sure as to when he will be able to return.
  78. 2021 Wednesday T: Observation of the Day– Friends, there is BUT ONE WAY to STOP the tidal wave of illegal aliens pouring across the southern border and that is, the GOP must make a tactical decision with which to aid the overall strategy in combatting Joe Biden’s crimes.  We must make the tactical effort to reach out to the illegal aliens who are here, to make it appear that we are going to bring them into OUR FOLD.  We must make the Democrats believe we are recruiting illegals to become future GOP voters like the Democrats recruit children for immoral purposes.  We must enlist, recruit, and dragoon illegal aliens into becoming solid GOP members as once the Democrats realize they are losing on this battlefront, the trains, planes, buses, automobiles, and even empty freighters will be running 24/7/365 to get illegal aliens out of the country.  Once they begin shipping them out, we can throw the ones who helped us aboard those outbound modes of travel in the same way once the Indian Wars were over, General George Crook threw the Indian scouts onto the trains carrying the beaten Native Americans to the reservations.  It is a matter of saving the country so let’s make some tactical decisions NOW so our strategy can become reality at a future date.
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This artwork is #0863 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sundown Violet.”  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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Mike Love was the next Beach Boy to release a solo album, “Looking Back with Love” on October 08, 1981.  While Mike has sung some of the most well-known Beach Boys tunes, his songwriting talents were not always as good as the Wilson Brothers or Alan Jardine or Bruce Johnston, thus he gets panned by the critics.  Mike also was not as forward-looking as was say, Carl, in that he favored performing the ‘golden oldies’ while Carl and Dennis pushed the band to move forward into the future.  Still, fans of Mike Love ‘love’ the album which is why we have it here for your enjoyment.  We hope you will seek this one out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure.  We think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We promoted the music of the Keef Hartley Band as well as of one of its integral members Miller Anderson on Monday, 02-October-2017 through Saturday, 21-October-2017.  We hope you will check their music out by visiting those posts.

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

[iii] We hope one day to present the music of this psychedelic Canadian rock band.

[iv] We hope to do the music of this legendary artist one day.  Lou Rawls was great.

[v] Not sure as to when we promote the music of Beverley Martyn.

[vi] We look forward to presenting the music of this legendary singer/songwriter/guitarist one day.  Everyone loves Johnny Rivers.

[vii] 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.

[viii] Not clear as to when we will promote the music of Simon and Garfunkel, as well as their solo catalogs, but most likely will do Bob Dylan and Gordon Lightfoot and maybe even Bonnie Raitt around the same time.  Stay tuned.

[ix] We are not sure as to when we will promote the music of the Pretenders but when we do, you will be the first to know so rejoice.

[x] We plan on promoting the music of all of these amazing entertainers at some point in the not-too distant future.

[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.

[xxii] Please see the following link: Holders of US Debt – US Debt Forum.

[xxiii] Speaking of the Chi-Coms, they are denying the radiation leak at their Taishan Nuclear Power Plant.  Typical Chi-Coms.

[xxiv] Interesting note: a new poll says that Joe Biden’s ‘approval ratings’ have dropped by 6 points since April. 

[xxv] Where the f**k is the American Civil Liberties Union?  Isn’t this what you guys formed the organization for?

164. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2022

2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe- By our count, today is Day No. 83 for the so-called ‘Border Czar,’ the ‘Cackling Jackal,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in this extremely important job and doing nothing except sitting at home watching Heckyll and Jeckyll cartoons. Speaking of “Kooky,” former Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf told Newsmax that the ‘vice president’ has no excuse for not rushing down to the border NOW.

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164. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2022:

Bunker Hill Day (Massachusetts)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Tom C. Clark; U.S. Attorney Tom C. Clark;  the Toronto Raptors v. the Golden State Warriors; WBA Heavyweight Champion Mike “Hercules” Weaver; the Mothers of Invention featuring Frank Zappa, the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Taylor, Savoy Brown featuring Bob Hall, and Smokey Robinson and the Miracles featuring Marvin Tarplin:

  1. 1373 Sunday: The oldest treaty in the world still in existence—the Anglo-Portuguese Treaty—was signed in London, England, on this date.
  2. 1774 Monday: Rhode Island becomes the first state to prohibit the importation of slaves.
  3. 1792 Wednesday: French King Louis XVI fires his entire Parliament.
  4. 1842 Monday: Queen Victoria became the first British monarch to ride on a train, traveling from Slough Railway Station to Paddington in 25 minutes.
  5. 1865 Tuesday: President Andrew Johnson orders the reconstruction of the former Confederacy.
  6. 1866 Wednesday: The U.S. House of Representatives passes the 14th Amendment, dealing with civil rights.  It underwent ratification on July 09, 1868.  Lawmakers designed the amendment to grant citizenship to and to protect the civil liberties of recently freed slaves.  It accomplished this by prohibiting states from denying or abridging the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States, depriving any person of his or her life, liberty, or property without due process of law, denying to any person within their jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
  7. 1878 Thursday: At the Congress of Berlin, the European Powers meet to divide Africa between them.
  8. 1886 Sunday: King Ludwig II of Bavaria drowned in Lake Starnberg.
  9. 1888 Wednesday: Congress creates the U.S. Department of Labor.
  10. 1900 Wednesday: In Beijing, China, the Boxer Rebellion commences, targeting foreigners and Christians and leading to a European intervention.
  11. 1912 Thursday: In Jefferson, Mississippi, Captain Albert Berry made the first successful parachute jump from out of an airplane.
  12. 1920 Sunday: The U.S. Post Office Department ruled that one could not send children via parcel post—who in God’s Holy Name would do something as crazy as this?
  13. 1922 Tuesday: A sad soul named Charles Osborne commenced the longest recorded bout of hiccups, hiccupping more than 435 million times (who the hell counted them?) before the bout concluded; however, he died in 1991, 11 months after the bout finally ended.  Poor man!
  14. 1927 Monday: New York City honored aviation hero Charles Lindbergh with a ticker-tape parade in New York City.
  15. 1930 Friday: The first nudist colony opens for business.
  16. 1933 Tuesday: Germany establishes the Gestapo the state secret police on this date.
  17. 1935 Thursday: James Braddock claimed the title of world heavyweight boxing champion from Max Bauer in a 15-round fight in Long Island City, New York.
  18. 1937 Sunday: Eleanor Norton Holmes, the Rep. from the District of Columbia, was born on this date in history.
  19. 1940 Thursday: Ahead of the German advance, the people and government of Paris flee the city seeking refuge either abroad or in the south of France.
  20. 1941 Friday: In Atlanta, Georgia, future vocalist with Smokey Robinson and the Miracles- Marvin Tarplin- is born.  Marvin would be a Miracle until his death at age 70 in Las Vegas in 2011.  God rest your soul, Marvin.
  21. 1942 Saturday: The first of two four-man Nazi sabotage teams arrived in the United States during World War II.  However, after one of the saboteurs went to U.S. authorities, law enforcement arrested eight of them and eventually, six went to the gallows.  Elsewhere in the country, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the Office of Strategic Services and the Office of War Information on this date.  Meanwhile, Bob Hall, the keyboardist with the British blues-rock band, Savoy Brown[i], was born in West Byfleet, Surrey, England.
  22. 1944 Tuesday: Germany began launching flying-bomb attacks against Great Britain during World War II.  From a site near the Channel coast, the Nazis sent off 10 of its new V-1 buzz bombs, five of which landed in Britain with one of them credited with killing six Londoners.   
  23. 1946 Thursday: The first transcontinental round-trip flight in one day takes place between California and Maryland.
  24. 1951 Wednesday: During the Korean War, UN troops arrive in Pyongyang, North Korea.  Elsewhere, in Gatesville, Texas, future WBA Heavyweight Champion Mike “Hercules” Weaver is born.   He would have 60 pro fights, 41 wins (28 KO), 18 losses, and 1 draw.  On March 31, 1980, he won the WBA heavyweight belt from “Big John” Tate by knockout at 2:15 of the 15th round.  He would lose it to Michael Dokes on December 10, 1982.
  25. 1955 Monday: A Mercedes racing car kills 77 at Le Mans, France.  
  26. 1956 Wednesday: After 72 years of control, Great Britain hands over control of the Suez Canal to Egyptian control.
  27. 1957 Thursday: The Mayflower II, a replica of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America in 1620, arrived in Plymouth, Massachusetts, after a nearly two-month journey from England.
  28. 1958 Friday: Frank Zappa, one of the founders of the Mothers of Invention[ii], graduates from Antelope Valley High School, in Lancaster, California.
  29. 1966 Monday: The Supreme Court ruled in Miranda v. Arizona that law enforcement had to inform criminal suspects of their constitutional right to consult with an attorney and to remain silent.  
  30. 1967 Tuesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson nominates Thurgood Marshall to be the first black Supreme Court Justice.
  31. 1969 Friday: Guitarist Mick Taylor leaves John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers[iii] to join the Rolling Stones[iv].
  32. 1971 Sunday: The New York Times began publishing excerpts that Daniel Ellsberg had leaked regarding the Pentagon Papers, a secret study of America’s involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967.
  33. 1973 Wednesday: Steve Garvey, Davey Lopes, Ron Cey, and Bill Russell of the Los Angeles Dodgers play together for the first time, which set a record of staying together as an infield for 8.5-years.
  34. 1977 Monday: The authorities recapture convicted assassin of Martin Luther King, James Earl Ray, after managing to escape for a brief while.  Meanwhile, the 86th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Tom C. Clark, a Democrat, died in New York City on this date.  President Harry S. Truman nominated him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Frank Murphy.  Clark served from 08-19-1949 to 06-12-1967.  Clark also served the nation as its 59th U.S. attorney general.  In this capacity, he served prior to his nomination to the court doing so under President Harry S. Truman from June 27, 1945, to July 26, 1949.
  35. 1979 Wednesday: The Sioux Nation receives $100 million in compensation for the Black Hills, South Dakota.
  36. 1980 Friday: The U.N. Security Council calls for South Africa to free Nelson Mandela.
  37. 1983 Monday: Pioneer 10 becomes the first man-made object to leave the Solar System.
  38. 1987 Saturday: Daniel Buettner, Bret Anderson, Martin Engel, and Anne Knabe complete a cycling journey of 15,266 miles from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, to Argentina.
  39. 1989 Tuesday: In the 43rd NBA Finals, the Detroit Pistons sweep the Los Angeles Lakers in four games.  Meanwhile, famous rocker Jerry Lee Lewis[v] gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  Congratulations, Jerry!
  40. 1990 Wednesday: New York City welcomes Nelson and Winnie Mandela to their city.
  41. 1994 Monday: A jury in Anchorage, Alaska, blames recklessness by Exxon and Captain Joseph Hazelwood for the Exxon Valdez disaster, allowing victims of the oil spill to seek $15 billion in damages.
  42. 1995 Tuesday:  After beating the Philadelphia Flyers in the Eastern Conference Finals, the New Jersey Devils go to their first NHL Stanley Cup Finals.  They would end up sweeping the Detroit Red Wings in four games.
  43. 1997 Friday: In the 51st NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Utah Jazz 4 games to 2.  Elsewhere, jurors in the Oklahoma City bombing trial sentence Timothy McVeigh to death.
  44. 2000 Tuesday: President Kim Dae Jung of South Korea meets Kim Jong-Il, leader of North Korea, for the first ever inter-Korea summit, in the northern capital of Pyongyang.
  45. 2002 Thursday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Detroit Red Wings beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4 games to 1.
  46. 2011 Monday: Michelle Bachman announces she will seek the GOP nomination for the presidency of the United States.   Meanwhile, New Zealand is hit by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake.
  47. 2012 Wednesday: Israel announces it will deport the first load of illegal South Sudanese immigrants.  Meanwhile, as Iraq continues trying to battle the ISIS thugs trying to overthrow the country, a series of suicide bombings murder 93 people and wound at least another 300 in variety of cruel ways.  Scumbags.
  48. 2013 Thursday: The U.S. Supreme Court invalidates gene patents held by Myriad Genetics when it rules that isolated human genes are not patentable.  
  49. 2014 Friday: According to Brainy History, explorers discover a water-embedded rock layer deep within the earth, a layer estimated to contain more than 3-times the amount of water in all the oceans on the planet.  The discovery suggests that waters in the oceans seeped from this layer instead of comets and other space debris bringing it here in the long distant past.  Meanwhile, in the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the Los Angeles Kings win their second cup in franchise history by beating the New York Rangers in Double OT by a final score of 3-2 to win the series 4 games to 1.   
  50. 2017 Tuesday: The Golden State Warriors pummel the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 129-120 to win their second title in three years and their third in franchise history.  Meanwhile, the catatonic body of Otto Warmbier arrives back in the United States from the hell he suffered in North Korea.
  51. 2018 Wednesday: In St. Paul Minnesota, a racoon climbs a 23-story building making him an Internet marvel.   Elsewhere, in an effort to speed up the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, the South Korean government announces it will suspend military drills with the United States.   
  52. 2019 Thursday: In Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals, in Oakland, California, the Toronto Raptors win their first NBA title by defeating the injury-depleted Golden State Warriors by a final score of 114-110.  Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard won the MVP award.   Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo points the finger of blame for attacks on U.S. and other oil tankers in the Persian Gulf squarely on the shoulders of the Islamist Iranians, exactly where it belongs.  Elsewhere, a partisan hack-filled  the U.S. Office of Special Counsel recommends that the Trump administration part ways with senior official Kellyanne Conway over what they claim are ‘repeated violations of the Hatch Act of 1939.’  President Trump tells them to go pound sand.
  53. 2020 Saturday: Atlanta erupts in riots as news continues breaking about how a white police officer shot a black man, Rayshard Brooks, after rousting him from a car in the Wendy’s drive-through and then getting into a fight with him as the officer and another tried to get him to comply with being arrested.  In the struggle the night before, Brooks managed to get one of the cop’s tasers and began to run.  During the brief pursuit, Brooks turned around, pointed the taser at the cop, and was shot dead.  The police chief quit and the officer was fired.  Yet, the city began to riot.  Will it ever end?
  54. 2020 Saturday A: Here are the Wuhan Virus Crisis stats for the day, world first: 7,763,921 confirmed cases, 429,623 confirmed deaths, and 3,682,950 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, here are the Xi Jinping Bat Flu stats for the United States: 2,115,233 confirmed cases, 117,073 confirmed deaths, and 650,207 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 145,643 confirmed cases, 4,989 confirmed deaths, but like usual, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Politics.  Next, here are the stats for Hawaii: 706 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 627 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in Washington state (where the socialist paradise of CHAZ is located), here are the stats: 25,538 confirmed cases, 1,213 confirmed deaths, and but no mention of confirmed recoveries like many of the left-wing states; again, it’s about politics.
  55. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 176,717,055 confirmed cases, +9,444, 3,819,599  confirmed deaths, +16,052 and 160,753,418 confirmed recoveries, +524,531.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,321,158 confirmed cases, UP 8,654 from yesterday’s reporting, 615,052 confirmed deaths, UP 71,[vi] and 28,400,132 confirmed recoveries, UP 21,712.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vii]  
  56. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 297,146 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 162,503 deaths  
  57. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,802,684 confirmed cases, 63,187 (DOWN) confirmed deaths, and 2,064,449 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,346,153 confirmed cases, 37,265 confirmed deaths, and 2,009,593 confirmed recoveries (SAME NUMBERS!).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,011 confirmed cases, 506 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 446,411 confirmed cases, 5,858 confirmed deaths, and 219,522 confirmed recoveries (SAME NUMBERS).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Iowa: they have 403,129 confirmed cases, 6,102 confirmed deaths, and 363,762 confirmed recoveries.[viii]   
  58. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,666 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,023 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country-  Zimbabwe, 115th country on the list: 39,959 cases of the virus, 1,632 confirmed deaths and 37,044 confirmed recoveries.[ix]     
  59. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,479.60, UP 13.36 points (+0.039%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,069.42, UP 49.09 points (+0.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,247.44, UP +8.26 points (+0.19%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $70.78 per barrel, -0.13 (-0.18%).  The price of GOLD is $1,879.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $28.05 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.34%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,149.30 per troy oz, -1.80 (-0.16%) while the price of COPPER is $4.55 per pound, +0.01 (+0.32%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,775.99 per troy oz, -0.32 (-0.01%).[xi] The price of RHODIUM is $22,300.00 per troy oz., +950.00 (+4.45%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.40 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.87.     In Kuwaiti Dinar, one greenback equals 0.30 and in Kwanza- Angolan, a buck equals 645.53 and in Kyrgyzstani Som, one dollar equals 84.60 of theirs.[xiii]        
  60. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.226 per gallon, $2.970 in Florida, $3.965 in Hawaii, and $3.617 in Washington state.[xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- Maryland: $2.990.  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- Chad: $3.634 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,402,862,179,842 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Taiwan, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Hong Kong with $225 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).[xvii]
  61. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, today is Day No. 83 for the so-called ‘Border Czar,’ the ‘Cackling Jackal,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris[xviii] to be in this extremely important job and doing nothing except sitting at home watching Heckyll and Jeckyll cartoons.  Speaking of “Kooky,” former Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Chad Wolf told Newsmax that the ‘vice president’ has no excuse for not rushing down to the border NOW.   How much does she get paid per year?   Meanwhile, down in Texas, the Border Patrol announces the seizure of a stash house with more than 100 illegal aliens sitting in chain-link cages.  Next, Lara Trump told Newsmax that ‘residents living along the southern border may have to take security matters into their hands’- precisely what we have been saying for a long time now.  Arm up, go hunting.  Bring in the scalps.[xix]
  62. 2021 Sunday G: Foreign News / Overseas News–  Sadly, a report says that nine coalminers in Columbia died in a mine explosion.  Next, the Israeli Parliament held the vote today to form a new government and it looks like Benjamin Netanyahu is going to be out as prime minister.  He was voted OUT by a vote of 60-59. (Note- as soon as the bombs commence falling, the rockets and missiles come roaring in, and a new Intifada fires up, he’ll be back.  He’s the only one who can save them).  Elsewhere, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro found himself slapped with a fine for NOT wearing a mask.   In other foreign and overseas news, “America’s Mayor” Rudy Giuliani blasts whoever is telling Joe Biden to ‘make nice’ with Iran saying, ‘we can’t cave to the Iranians.’  Speaking of the Iranians, they are saying there’s no way they are going to return to the JCPOA until AFTER their upcoming elections.  Moving on, the G7 leaders say they are going to ‘combat communist China, the Chi-Vi, and climate.’  Boy, we bet everyone feels safe.
  63. 2021 Sunday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– A Chi-Com bigwig came out today and called the ‘Wuhan lab leak theory’ absurd.  Straight from the horse’s mouth.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Chi-Com researchers claim to have found Chi-Vi strains genetically similar to the Kung Flu in 24 bats they have been studying.  Moving on, World Health Organization boss (and Chi-Com stooge) Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says that the ‘vaccine need far outstrips the pledge by the G7 nations to make the vaccines available to the developing, aka Third World.’  (Note- they can have ours- give it to them ASAP).  Meanwhile, the G7 is doing some chest-thumping demanding the Chi-Coms explain the origins of the Chi-Vi.
  64. 2021 Sunday I: Joe Biden News– A news report today says that ‘Joe Biden won’t be holding a joint press conference with Russia dictator Vladimir Putin hold their summit on the 16th.’  Of course, no explanation was given but let us give you ours: IF Joe and Vlad held a joint press conference, Vladimir would tear him a new one.  In this case, Joe’s handlers can put the earpiece in his ear and ‘Barack Hussein Obama’ can then speak through Joe’s mouth and say all sorts of garbage about how he put Putin in check.  Watch for it.  (As if this isn’t bad enough, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken says the summit won’t be a ‘light switch moment’ (whatever that means).  Meanwhile, former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he’s ‘looking for actions, not words from the ‘Putin-Biden summit.’  In other negative news regarding the Manchurian candidate, Grover Norquist told Newsmax TV that drooling ‘Joe is taking Jimmy Carter steps towards inflation.’  Yikes.  (Note- regarding the G7 Summit, President Donald J. Trump slams French President (the effete snob) Emanuel Macron (this guy has mother issues, too) for having ‘welcomed Joe Biden to the club.’  (Don’t worry, President Trump will be back.  Soon).  
  65. 2021 Sunday J: Political News I– The Republican National Committee says that it may not participate in future televised network debates unless drastic changes are not made to the format.  Good for them.  Next, GOP lawmakers reintroduce a bill with which, to club BIG TECH back into line.  Let’s see how that goes.  In other political news, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, D-CA 12th congressional district, says she ‘still has not given up hope that Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, will see the light and support her election-stealing H.R. 1 and S. 1 in the U.S. Senate.’  Elsewhere, Democrats are upset because U.S. Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland will continue to use DOJ lawyers to defend President Trump from ‘rape allegations’ lodged against him while he was president.  Yikes.  Poor Democrats.  For the meantime, Rep. Mike McCaul, R-TX 10th congressional district, says ‘it’s time we start hitting back at the Russkies for their cyberattacks on us.’  Amen.
  66. 2021 Sunday K: Political News II– The ongoing 2020 Election Audit in Maricopa County, Arizona, is attracting GOP political tourists from across the country to see how well it’s going there so it can be replicated in their home states.  Next, former U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr and other top DOJ officials deny the FAKE NEWS story in which, claims were made the Barr-led DOJ subpoenaed the phone records of some Democrats in Congress to see who was doing all the leaking throughout the Trump administration.  Next, in a blow to liberal racists, the U.S. Supreme Court is going to hear the Harvard University race-based admissions case in which, Asian students are kept at arm’s length in favor of less-qualified black and Hispanic students.  Cool.
  67. 2021 Sunday L: The Wrap-Up– News reports said today that a ‘pandemic first,’ this past Friday, 2 million people were screened at U.S. airports.  Next, the Pentagon says it’s going to review the Missile Defense System.  Elsewhere, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca heard the cries of property and business owners in Venice Beach, California, and has sent sheriff’s deputies in there to clean up the vast homeless encampments clogging the beaches, overrunning the streets, and killing the city.  Although Venice Beach is nominally under the control of Los Angeles Mayor Eric “The Grub” Garcetti’s LAPD, the LASD says they are not ‘displacing them but helping them.’  About f***ing time.   Finally, some nitwit writing for some left-wing rag says, ‘apple pie is now racist’- so says Raj Patel.  (Why don’t you worry about RACIST Pakistani foods, you sniveling POS?)  Oh, well- let’s eat some more of it…
  68. 2022 Monday: Let’s hope it’s a slow one today…

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The next album from the Beach Boys is yet another the critics panned with malevolent abandon: “L.A. (Light Album),” a record that came out on March 19, 1979.  Once again, we are going to deviate from the norm and go against the strident voices of the critics and to tell you that this album is phenomenal.  Sure, it might not be from the band’s classic era but folks, this album is stunning in its overall sound, musicianship, and as a guidepost of the group leaving the 1970s and jumping into the 1980s.  The opening tune, “Good Timin’,” is such a lovely song, one that harkens back to the earlier sound of the group when it was leaving the Surf Rock genre for the psychedelic/TM sound of the early to mid-1970s.  Sung by Carl, it’s a superb album opener.  Next, we have Alan Jardine’s “Lady Lynda,” another beautiful tune.  Next, is Carl Wilson’s “Full Sail,” which ranks among the top 10 favorites for many fans.  Absolutely evocative of longing amidst the deep blue sea.  Then, we have Dennis’ “Angel Come Home.”  The guy’s voice has gone to shit but the song is an absolute delight as is the following tune, another Dennis concoction, “Love Surrounds Me.”  Side One closes out with Mike Love’s “Sumahama.”  Good stuff.  Side Two opens with the epic remake of “Here Comes the Night,” only disco form which goes on for a stunning 11-plus minutes.  Excellent stuff and on the radio back in the day, all we can say is ‘wow.’  Then we have the emotional “Baby Blue” sung by Carl and Dennis, beautiful to behold.  Following that, we have Carl’s “Goin’ South,” followed by the closer, the Carl Wilson-sung, “Shortenin’ Bread.”[xx]  While some might question the closing tune, it remains one of our favorites to this day.  We hope you will seek this album out and make sure you add it to your collection as you will be glad you did.  You know what we say: “FUCK THE CRITICS, like it for yourselves.”

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[i] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[ii] We began presenting the music of the Mothers of Invention and of Frank Zappa beginning on Monday, 21-January-2013 and concluded the presentation on Monday, 13-May-2013.  Please seek them out, we believe you will enjoy the music of this famed man and his band.

[iii] We hope to promote the music of John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers soon.

[iv] We shared the music of the Stones beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members’ solo projects.  We sure as heck hope you check out the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richard, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, and Mick Taylor.  Ronnie Wood you can find during the presentation of the Faces.  Sadly, we should have been clairvoyant and presented the music of Marianne Faithful, too.  Perhaps one day we will.

[v] We most certainly hope to promote the music of the famed Jerry Lee Lewis.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvii] Please see the following link: Holders of US Debt – US Debt Forum.

[xviii] A recent YouGov poll says the American people think “Kooky Kamala” Harris by 48-41-percent is unqualified to hold the job she has.  We don’t think this gibbering orangutan can gibber her way out of a paper bag.  (Moses Scharbug III)

[xix] Just kidding, don’t get your panties in a knot.

[xx] Nowadays, the little Wokies would be screaming and crying about the inclusion of a song such as this.  FUCK THEM.

136. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 16, 2022

2021 Sunday H: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News- the recount of ballots in Arizona has already yielded evidence that criminal activities did indeed occur in the subsequent hours after the 2020 Election. There is word that ‘Senator’ Mark Kelly could be recalled, and that Martha McSally returned to her position. We await further developments.

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136. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 16, 2022:

Vice President Levi P. Morton; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Norman J. Coleman; U.S. Interior Secretary James Harlan; U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward; U.S. Treasury Secretary Daniel Manning; Black Sabbath featuring Ronnie James Dio, King Crimson featuring Robert Fripp, Nazareth featuring Darrell Sweet, Nirvana featuring Krist Novoselic, Robin Trower featuring James Dewar, Savoy Brown featuring Roger Earl, and the Who:

  1. 1003 Monday: The 140th Roman Catholic Pope John XVII assumes his role as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until November 06, 1003.
  2. 1605 Monday: The 233rd Roman Catholic Pope Paul V became the shepherd of all Christians on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until January 28, 1621.
  3. 1611 Monday: Future 240th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XI is born Benedetto Odescalchi.  He would pick up his Holy Cross on September 21, 1671 and would lead his global flock from then until August 12, 1689.
  4. 1770 Wednesday:  Marie Antoinette, age 14, married the future King Louis XVI of France, who was only 15 years old.
  5. 1771 Thursday: The Battle of Alamance, a pre-American Revolutionary War battle between local militia and a group of rebels called the Regulators, took place on this date in Alamance County, North Carolina.
  6. 1792 Wednesday: Denmark abolishes the slave trade.
  7. 1801 Saturday: In Florida, N.Y., future 24th U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward is born.  He would serve under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from March 06, 1861, to March 04, 1869.  During this time, he bought Alaska from the Russians, something many saw as foolhardy and a waste of taxpayers’ money.  In fact, so many derided the purchase, they called it “Seward’s Folly;” that is, until massive gold deposits were discovered there.  In 2019, the 45th president of the United States sought to buy Greenland from Denmark, and everyone laughed at him, including the Europeans.  Imagine how important Alaska is to the United States geopolitically and the same could be true of Greenland.  We shall see.
  8. 1817 Friday: Regular steamboat service up-and-down the Mississippi River begins on this date.
  9. 1824 Sunday: The future 22nd Republican vice president of the United States—Levi P. Morton—is born in Shoreham, Vermont, on this date.  He served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 04, 1889, to March 04, 1893.
  10. 1827 Wednesday: In Richfield Springs, N.Y., future first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Noman J. Coleman is born.  A future Democrat, Secretary Coleman would serve under President Grover Cleveland from April 03, 1885, to February 14, 1889.
  11. 1831 Monday: The future 37th U.S. Treasury Secretary Daniel Manning is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 08, 1885, to March 21, 1887.
  12. 1860 Wednesday: At Chicago, the Republican Party selects Abraham Lincoln as its candidate for the presidency of the United States.
  13. 1861 Thursday: The Confederate government offers war volunteers a $10 premium to join the ranks.
  14. 1863 Saturday: During the Vicksburg Campaign, the bloodiest fighting occurs at Champion’s Hill in Mississippi.
  15. 1865 Tuesday: The 8th U.S. Interior Secretary James Harlan assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from today until August 31, 1866.
  16. 1866 Wednesday: Charles Elmer Hires invents root beer on this date.  Elsewhere, Congress authorized the first 5-cent piece to undergo minting.
  17. 1868 Saturday: The U.S. Senate failed by one vote to convict President Andrew Johnson as it took its first ballot on the 11 articles of impeachment against him.  Thirty-five out of 54 senators voted to find Johnson guilty of “high crimes and misdemeanors” over his attempted dismissal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, falling one vote short of the two-thirds majority required to convict; 10 days later, the trial ended after two other articles of impeachment went down in flames, too.  The problem was Johnson wanted to follow the wishes of assassinated President Abraham Lincoln who wanted to treat the South with leniency while Lincoln’s holdover Cabinet members wanted to crush them.
  18. 1869 Sunday: The Cincinnati Reds play their first baseball game and win 41-7.
  19. 1879 Friday: The Treaty of Gandamak between Russia and Great Britain set up the Afghan state as a buffer nation between the two major powers.
  20. 1881 Monday: Near Berlin, the world’s first electric tram goes into service in Licterfelder, Germany.
  21. 1888 Wednesday: Emile Berliner demonstrated the first recording on a flat disc on this date.  Elsewhere, Texas dedicated its capitol on this date in the city of Austin.
  22. 1910 Monday: The U.S. Congress authorized the U.S. Bureau of Mines on this date.
  23. 1911 Tuesday: The remains of a Neanderthal man are uncovered on the island of Jersey in Britain’s Channel Islands.
  24. 1914 Saturday: The American Horseshoe Pitchers Association organizes in Kansas City.
  25. 1918 Thursday: The U.S. Congress passes the Sedition Act of 1918, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense.
  26. 1920 Sunday: Pope Benedict XV- the 258th Roman Catholic Church pontiff- canonized Joan of Arc.  Meanwhile, former Republican Vice President Levi Morton died in Rhinebeck, NY, on his birthday at age 96.
  27. 1927 Monday:  The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that bootleggers must pay income taxes on their ill-gotten gains.
  28. 1929 Thursday: The motion picture industry presented the first Academy Awards on this date.  The movie, “Wings,” won best production while Emil Jannings and Janet Gaynor won best actor and best actress respectively.
  29. 1939 Tuesday: The government began its first food stamp program in Rochester, New York; under future President Barack Obama, it is at the highest levels ever before seen.  Elsewhere, the Philadelphia Athletics and the Cleveland Indians met at Shibe Park in Philly for the first baseball game played under lights in the American League.  
  30. 1940 Thursday: Prime Minister Winston Churchill returns to London from Paris as the Nazi juggernaut rolls across France.  For the Germans, the conquest of France is going better than expected.  French troops are in full retreat while the British are struggling to reach the Channel Coast.  General Heinz Guderian’s XIX Panzer Corps is breaking away from the rest of the steam-rolling army to try to beat the Brits to the coast so as to complete the trap and bag tens of thousands of prisoners.  
  31. 1941 Friday: Over Birmingham, England, the Luftwaffe flies its last great air raid; after this, most units would begin moving eastward for the assault on Russia in early summer.  Meanwhile, the Italian army in Ethiopia under Count Aosta surrenders to the British.
  32. 1943 Sunday: The nearly month-long Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ended as German forces crushed the Jewish resistance and blew up the Great Synagogue.  An estimated 7,000 Jews died during the uprising while the Nazis summarily executed about 7,000 others.  The Nazis deported the remaining Jews, more than 40,000 of them to concentration camps scattered across Poland. 
  33. 1944 Tuesday: The first load of 180,000 Jews arrives at Auschwitz Concentration Camp.
  34. 1946 Thursday: Roger Earl, future original drummer of both Savoy Brown[i] and Foghat[ii] was born in London, England, on this date as was Robert Fripp—future multi-instrumentalist and ongoing original member of the British Prog-Rock band, King Crimson[iii].  Mr. Fripp was born in Wimborne Minster, England.  Elsewhere, Jack Mullin presented the first magnetic tape recorder to the world on this date.
  35. 1947 Friday: In Bournemouth, England, future drummer/vocalist with the Scottish rock band, Nazareth- Darrell Sweet- is born.  He would perform with the band from 1968 until his untimely death while on the road in 1999.[iv]  
  36. 1948 Sunday: Israel issues its first postage stamps.
  37. 1960 Monday: Theodore Maiman operates the first optical laser at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, California.  Elsewhere, the Big Four summit in Paris collapsed due to the American U-2 spy plane incident.   
  38. 1961 Tuesday: Park Chung-hee seized power in South Korea in a military coup.
  39. 1963 Thursday: Gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in the space capsule Faith 7 to end Project Mercury.
  40. 1965 Sunday: Future bassist with the Grunge Rock band, Nirvana[v]—Krist Novoselic—is born in Compton, California, on this date.  Elsewhere, the Campbell Soup Company introduces SpaghettiOs under its Franco-American brand.
  41. 1966 Monday: China launched the Cultural Revolution, a radical as well as deadly reform movement aimed at purging the country of “counter-revolutionaries.”   This was a euphemism for slaughtering millions of older Chinese civilians who remembered the days before the communist revolution took over the country.
  42. 1969 Friday: Pete Townsend and Roger Daltrey of the Who[vi] undergo arrest on assault charges.
  43. 1975 Friday: Japanese climber Junko Tabei became the first woman to reach the summit of Mt. Everest.  Meanwhile, Muhammad Ali scores a technical knockout over Ron Lyle in the 11th round of their heavyweight title fight.  Lyle’s pro record went to 30-3-1 while Ali’s record went to 47-2 and he retained the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine’s heavyweight champion of the world boxing titles.  Ali’s next fight would be against Joe Bugner in June.  Lyle’s next fight would be against the legendary Earnie Shavers in September.
  44. 1977 Monday: In their heavyweight title fight, Muhammad Ali beats Alfredo Evangelista in 15 rounds in a unanimous decision.  Ali’s record went to 54-2 and retained the WBA, WBC, and Ring Magazine’s heavyweight champion of the world boxing titles while the Spanish-Uruguayan fighter’s professional record went to 14-2-1.
  45. 1980 Friday: In the 34th National Basketball Association’s Finals, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 4 games to 2.
  46. 1982 Sunday: In the Stanley Cup Finals, the New York Islanders sweep the Vancouver Canucks in 4 games.
  47. 1983 Monday: The Lebanese Parliament signs a peace accord with Israel.
  48. 1984 Wednesday: Comedian Andy Kaufmann died in Los Angeles, California, at age 35.
  49. 1988 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in California v. Greenwood, ruled that police officers may search a person’s trash without a warrant.  Elsewhere, Surgeon General C. Everett Koop released a report declaring nicotine was addictive in ways similar to heroin and cocaine.   
  50. 1989 Tuesday: Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev and Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping ended a 30-year rift when they formally met in Beijing.
  51. 1991 Thursday: Queen Elizabeth is the first British monarch to address a joint session of the U.S. Congress.
  52. 2001 Wednesday: At the Cannes Film Festival, “Mulholland Drive,” a film directed by David Lynch, has its premiere.
  53. 2002 Thursday: In Glasgow, Scotland, James Dewar, the bassist/vocalist with the Scottish rock band, Stone the Crows[vii], and the legendary voice and bass of the original Robin Trower[viii] group died on this date from complications of a rare disease, which caused him to suffer repeated small strokes.
  54. 2010 Sunday: In Houston, Texas, Ronnie James Dio—vocalist who took the place of Ozzie Osborne in Black Sabbath[ix]—lost his battle with stomach cancer on this date; he was 67 years-old.
  55. 2011 Monday: The European Union approves a $110.8 billion (78 billion euro) bailout package for Portugal.  Elsewhere, after 59 years of successful operation, the Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas shutters its doors for good.
  56. 2012 Wednesday: In Beijing, construction crews complete construction of China Central Television Headquarters, ten years after the project began.
  57. 2013 Thursday: Pope Francis calls for worldwide ‘financial reform along ethical lines’, which would curb the ‘tyranny’ of ‘markets and financial speculation’.  Elsewhere, for the first time since 2007, Bill Gates regains the title of the world’s wealthiest man by amassing a personal fortune of $72.7 billion.
  58. 2014 Friday: California burning- near San Diego, California, authorities inform the public that at least 20,000 acres have gone up in smoke within the county.   This is the toll of 11 wildfires.  This crap goes on year after year because Democrats will NOT permit proper forest management, won’t build new dams to collect fresh water instead of allowing it to flow out to sea, and putting so many restrictions atop PG&E and other power companies to fight global warming by pursuing renewable energy goals that are unrealistic.  The state requires good governance and it’s not from the Democrats.
  59. 2015 Saturday: Mohammad Morsi, the first democratically elected leader of Egypt and a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, receives a sentence of death for his role in a prison outbreak in 2011 that led to many deaths.  
  60. 2016 Monday: Pfizer announces plans to buy biopharmaceutical company Anacor Pharmaceuticals for $5.2 billion.  Meanwhile, Colombian law enforcement authorities make the largest drug bust in the history of their country: 18,000 pounds of high-grade cocaine.
  61. 2017 Tuesday: As the ongoing effort to destroy President Donald J. Trump continues, Newsweek reports that UNNAMED intelligence officials warned Israel NOT to share sensitive information with the president because he MIGHT pass it on to the Russians.  (Note- this is a load of crap).
  62. 2018 Wednesday: As talks on a summit between North Korea and the United States continues, Pyongyang says that it ‘might cancel the talks if the U.S. continues demanding unilateral disarmament of its nuclear weapons.  They know what happened to Libya that gave up its WMDs and things did not end well for the regime of Moammar Gaddafi.   Likewise, talks that were supposed to occur between North and South Korea are canceled as a protest of U.S. demands.
  63. 2019 Thursday: According to the Global Drug Survey, English-speaking peoples are more likely to get drunk throughout the year than do, non-English speakers, with the British getting drunk the most, an average of 51 times per year.  Folks, this is bogus information as Russians drink more than anyone and communist nations’ citizens (or authoritarian ones) drinking more than anyone anywhere else.   Elsewhere, the Trump administration finally does something that should have happened long ago and that is to cancel $929 million federal grant funding the disastrous California High-Speed Rail project, a project that seems to enrich Democratic politicians and their Chi-Com overseers.  (Note- we await Elon Musk’s Hyperloop which will make the train what it is- an expensive boondoggle).
  64. 2020 Saturday: Thanks to communist China, the Wuhan Virus Crisis continues as the disease continues causing problems around the world.  However, information coming from independent sources within the totalitarian state report as many as 750,000 cases of the coronavirus with possible number of deaths ranging from 150,000-to-250,000.  Since the authoritarian state won’t tell the world the truth, we must rely on these brave sources willing to put their lives and those of their families at risk to get the truth out to the rest of the world.  Here are the global statistics for today: 4,626,632 confirmed cases what with 311,363 confirmed deaths but 1,679,428 confirmed recoveries which is amazing, the number of recoveries compared to deaths.  In the United States, we have 1,497,244 confirmed cases, 89,420 confirmed deaths, but 272,525 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states where we have chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the stats, state by state, beginning first with the Golden State: 76,793 confirmed cases, 3,204 confirmed deaths, but of course, 0 confirmed recoveries- California, give us the information!  You are no better than flipping communist China!  For Hawaii, we have 638 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 564 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Gov. Ige.  For the once great state of Washington, now beset by a socialist state government, here are the stats: 18,288 confirmed cases, 999 confirmed deaths, but like that fellator Gov. Gavin Newsom in California, NO number of confirmed recoveries because Gov. Inslee won’t share the stats.  Vote these scumbags out of office as soon as possible.  
  65. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 163,716,770 confirmed cases, +6,113, 3,393,335  confirmed deaths, +117 and 143,320,593 confirmed recoveries, +77,970.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,715,951 confirmed cases, UP 20,704 from yesterday’s reporting, 600,147 confirmed deaths, UP 308,[x] and 27,136,020 confirmed recoveries, UP 38,423.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xi]   
  66. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 283,944 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 175,665 deaths.     
  67. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,768,962 confirmed cases, 62,687 confirmed deaths, and 2,011,220 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,292,004 confirmed cases, 36,085 confirmed deaths, and 1,885,265 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,761 confirmed cases, 492 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 424,930 confirmed cases, 5,684 confirmed deaths, and 205,072 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Grand Princess Ship: they have 122 confirmed cases, 7 confirmed deaths, and 115 confirmed recoveries.[xii]   
  68. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,119 confirmed cases, 6,382 confirmed deaths, and 832,072 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- South Korea, a rising power in East Asia: 132,290 cases of the virus, 1,903 confirmed deaths and 122,163 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]     
  69. 2021 Sunday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,382.13, UP 360.68 points (+1.06%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,429.98, UP 304.99 points (+2.32%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,173.85, UP 61.35 points (+1.49%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.51 per barrel, +0.14 (+0.21%).  The price of GOLD is $1,844.00 per troy oz., +5.90 (+0.32%) while the price of SILVER is $27.53 per troy ounce, +0.16 (+0.58%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,231.10 per troy oz, +8.30 (+0.68%) while the price of COPPER is $4.06 per pound, +0.01 (+0.19%).[xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,892.50 per troy oz, +29.61 (+1.03%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $28,400.00 per troy oz., +400.00 (+1.43%).[xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.44 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.94.     In Trinidad and Tobago Dollar, one greenback equals 6.76 and in Tunisian Dinar, a buck equals 2.73 and in Turkish Lira, one dollar equals 8.44 of theirs.[xvii]    
  70. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.128 per gallon, $2.893 in Florida, $3.862 in Hawaii, and $3.535 in Washington state.[xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Utah: $3.359.  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- United Arab Emirates: $2.247 per U.S. Gallon.[xix]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,294,956,742,867 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.
  71. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– And they used to complain about President Donald J. Trump using Department of Defense funds to defend the southern border, we learn today that Joe Biden has diverted $2 billion from federal healthcare programs to care for illegal aliens overrunning the border.  Wow.   Meanwhile, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says that Joe Biden should relieve “Kooky Kamala” Harris of her duties as border czar because in 54 days in this position, the least popular woman in the United States has yet to visit the border.
  72. 2021 Sunday G: Foreign News / Overseas News–  Australia announces it is going to keep its borders closed to all but its own citizens returning home until mid-2022.   Next, the U.S. Department of Defense says that ‘yes indeed, Israel has the right to defend herself.’  Hell, we already know that.  They are on a crusade to eliminate Hamas and other Islamist scum from the planet.  We say continue. 
  73. 2021 Sunday H: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– the recount of ballots in Arizona has already yielded evidence that criminal activities did indeed occur in the subsequent hours after the 2020 Election.  There is word that ‘Senator’ Mark Kelly could be recalled, and that Martha McSally returned to her position.  We await further developments.
  74. 2021 Sunday I: Political News I– South Carolina reelected Drew McKissick to continue on as the state’s GOP chair of the state.  Next, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-Fl, has reached an agreement with the Seminole Nation for expanded casino development and gambling.  (Note- Chef Cherry and hubby are excited by this news- Hawaii never went for casinos).   Elsewhere, new polls show that IF Joe Biden does not run for a second term in 2024 and “Kooky Kamala” Harris somehow dips her corrupt toe in the water, her popularity as a candidate is in the pits.  (Note- we could have told them that- she was a disaster in California, too.  Thank God she’s gone).
  75. 2021 Sunday J: Miscellaneous News I–  Joe Exotic is seeking an early release from the slammer due to a possible cancer diagnosis.   Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, 1,500 trailers meant to house the homeless are sitting vacant in parking lots.  In other news, the FBI has re-classified the Alexandria, Virginia, baseball shooting of a few years back as ‘domestic terrorism.’  The dumb SOBs said at first it was a ‘case of suicide by cop.’  How flipping stupid do you think all of us are?  The ‘domestic terrorism’ call was the ONLY call.  (Note- for the BIG GOVERNMENT folks, they need another generation or two of misinformed souls before they can begin pulling the scams on us).
  76. 2022 Monday: We know, we’re behind…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0832 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Fiery Sky.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album by the Beach Boys came out in time for the Christmas holidays: “The Beach Boys Christmas Album” (November 09, 1964).  Once again, the lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), and Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals).  They also had some additional musicians to round out the holiday joy: a horn section, an orchestra for some of the tunes, as well as a session drummer- Jack Sperling- along with some others.  There are 12 Christmas tunes on this album including five penned by Brian Wilson and vocalist Mike Love such as the classic, “Little St. Nick.”  This is an awesome album, we encourage everyone to seek out, give it a listen, and then consider adding it to your collection.  We believe you will be extremely glad that you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[ii] 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.

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

[iv] We hope to do the music of Nazareth within the next 4-5 years.  Stay tuned.

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

[vi] We promoted the music of the Who and of its individual band members beginning on Monday, 03-August-2015 through Sunday, 29-November-2015.  We hope you will seek out the music of this veteran British band as well as of Pete Townsend, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, and Roger Daltrey.  We know you will enjoy them.

[vii] When we promoted the music of Procol Harum and Robin Trower, we should have presented Stone the Crows.  We apologize for this oversight.

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

[ix] We hope to offer the music of Black Sabbath sometime in the next decade.

[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.

106. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2022

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

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106. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2022:

Holy Saturday

U.S. Interior Secretary Caleb B. Smith; U.S. Secretaries of State William R. King and Anthony Blinken; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Charles J. Folger; Romanticist Francisco Goya, Chicago featuring Jason Scheff, Moby Grape featuring Skip Spence, Roxy Music featuring Graham Simpson, Savoy Brown featuring “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, and Uriah Heep featuring Lee Kerslake:

  1. 1178 B.C.: A solar eclipse may have marked the return of Odysseus, legendary king of Ithaca, to his kingdom after the Trojan War.
  2. 73 Sunday: Masada, a Jewish fortress where the zealots fled after the fall of Jerusalem, fell to the Romans after a lengthy siege, which ended the Great Jewish Revolt.
  3. 556 Friday: Pelagius I begins his reign as the 60th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pope from today until March 04, 561.
  4. 1789 Wednesday: President-elect George Washington left Mount Vernon, Virginia, for his inauguration in New York.
  5. 1808: In Boston, Massachusetts, future 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Caleb B. Smith is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Smith served under President Abraham Lincoln from March 05, 1861, to January 01, 1863.
  6. 1818 Thursday: The United States Senate ratified the Rush-Bagot amendment to form an unarmed U.S.-Canadian border.  Meanwhile, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, future 34th U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles J. Folger is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Folger would serve under President Chester A. Arthur from November 14, 1881, to September 04, 1884.
  7. 1828: In Bordeaux, France, famed Romanticist artist Francisco Goya died at age 82.
  8. 1854 Sunday: San Salvador virtually disappeared during a massive earthquake.
  9. 1861 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln forbids anyone in the United States from doing business with the Confederacy.
  10. 1862 Wednesday: During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia.  Meanwhile, the Confederacy conscripted all white men between the ages of 18 and 35.
  11. 1881 Saturday: In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fought his final gun battle.
  12. 1889 Tuesday: In London, England, famed movie star and film director Charles Chaplin was born on this date.
  13. 1900 Monday: The Post Office issued the first book of postage stamps.  The two-cent stamps appeared in books of 12, 24, and 48 stamps.
  14. 1905 Sunday: Andrew Carnegie donated $10 million of personal money to set up the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
  15. 1912 Tuesday: American aviator Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly across the English Channel, traveling from Dover, England, to France in 59 minutes.
  16. 1916 Sunday: In Mesopotamia, British relief forces are fighting to relieve their comrades trapped Kut.  The Ottoman Turks have siege lines drawn around the ancient city and have been starving and denying their British opponents water and military supplies.  British forces continue drawing closer and closer to the besieged garrison but cannot push through the positions held by the fanatical Turks.  Allah is, after all, on their side.
  17. 1917 Monday: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin arrived back from exile in Petrograd to join the Russian Revolution.   Kaiser Wilhelm II played his ‘secret weapon’ well: loaded aboard a closed train, Lenin and the Kaiser struck a deal- ‘we will send you back to Russia and when you take power, you take Russia out of the war.’  And so, it occurred.  However, when the communists took power, every nation in Europe shunned them because they did not want the evil disease of Marxism spreading to their countries but for now, all was well. 
  18. 1922 Sunday: A treaty signed in Italy between Germany and the USSR recognized the governments of one another’s countries.  Elsewhere, Annie Oakley shot 100 clay targets in a row to set a women’s record.
  19. 1927 Saturday: In Marktl am Inn, Bavaria, Germany, future 265th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XVI is born.  He would become pontiff on April 19, 2005, and would guide his flock until being forced into early retirement on February 28, 2013, so that Pope Francis could become pontiff.  
  20. 1938 Saturday: Great Britain recognizes the Italian annexation of the African nation of Abyssinia.
  21. 1939 Sunday: Soviet leader Josef Stalin calls for a pact between Great Britain, France, and the USSR to defend against Nazi aggression. 
  22. 1940 Tuesday: Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians threw the first no-hit, no-run game on opening day of baseball season.  The Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox by a score of 1-0.  Meanwhile, British troops land to the north and south of Trondheim in Norway as they seek to defy the Nazis an easy victory and to help the Norwegian military to keep the Germans tied down for as long as possible.
  23. 1941 Wednesday: The Yugoslav government (or what’s left of it) is attempting to negotiate an end to the Axis invasion of their country.  The Yugoslav military was not prepared for the Blitzkrieg that fell atop them like a load of bricks.  Anger Adolf Hitler and you will pay the price. 
  24. 1942 Thursday: During World War II, Britain’s King George VI awards the George Cross to the island of Malta for suffering German air attacks and invasion and for fighting back bravely.
  25. 1943 Friday: “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, rhythm guitarist and vocalist with both the original Savoy Brown[i] and a founding member of Foghat[ii] was born on today’s date in Dulwich, London, England.  Meanwhile, in Basel, Switzerland, chemist Albert Hoffman accidentally discovered the hallucinogenic effects of LSD-25 while working on the medicinal value of lysergic acid.  
  26. 1944 Sunday: The Red Army continues rolling up German and Rumanian pockets around Yalta as the Soviets continue pushing the Axis troops out of their country.  Although ill-supplied and devoid of hope, the Germans continue fighting for their lives because they are more afraid of the Fuhrer in Berlin than they are of their Russian enemies.
  27. 1945 Monday: Allied troops begin entering the German city of Nuremburg during World War II.  Meanwhile the Red Army commenced the Battle of Berlin.  First, they would have to capture the outlying heights and then cut off the city.  German troops know that they cannot win this battle; however, they plan to bleed the Red Army dry of blood.  Finally, in the Baltic Sea, a Soviet submarine torpedoed and sank the MV Goya, a luxury liner the Nazis impressed into service to haul refugees and wounded soldiers from the Baltic republics in the face of an attacking Red Army; it is estimated that up to 7,000 peopled died in the attack.
  28. 1947 Wednesday: The French ship Grandcamp blew up at the harbor in Texas City, Texas; another ship, the High Flyer, exploded the following day.  The blasts killed nearly 600 people.  Elsewhere, financier Bernard M. Baruch said in a speech at the South Carolina statehouse, “Let us not be deceived—we are today in the midst of a Cold War.”  Elsewhere, future rock drummer with the British band, Uriah Heep[iii], 1971-1979 / 1981-2007, Lee Kerslake—is born in in Winton, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, on this date.
  29. 1951 Monday: The British submarine Affray sinks in the English Channel resulting in the loss of 75 lives.
  30. 1954 Friday: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues, building in intensity.  Great pains are put into locating the enemy AA batteries so they can neutralize as many of them as possible which they do- at great cost in dwindling artillery ammunition.  The problem is, there are so many, taking out the ones they could cost them much-needed artillery ammo.  Meanwhile, Hanoi sends word that they are going to promote the leading officers by one rank.  Thus, Colonel Christian De Castries becomes Brigadier General De Castries while Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais and other lieutenant colonels move up to full bird colonel.  This is significant because it shows that leadership in Hanoi recognizes they are going to lose this fight…but not yet.[iv]
  31. 1962 Monday: Brazil nationalizes U.S. businesses.  Meanwhile, Walter Cronkite began anchoring the “CBS Evening News.”  Elsewhere, future U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is born in New York City, N.Y. on this date.  A Democrat, he would serve under Joe Biden from January 26, 2021, until?  Finally, New Orleans Archbishop Joseph Rummel excommunicated three local Roman Catholics for fighting racial integration of parochial schools.  
  32. 1963 Tuesday: Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote his “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” in which, the civil rights leader responded to a group of local clergymen who had criticized him for leading street protests; however, King, in his letter, defended his tactics, writing, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
  33. 1966 Saturday: Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain.
  34. 1967 Sunday: At the Western Open in El Monte, California, Bakersfield native Ken Barnes Jr. became the first skeet shooter to break a perfect 400 straight in all four guns (.410, 28, 20 and 12 gauges).  He is also the only shooter to this with pump action shotguns.
  35. 1968 Tuesday: The Pentagon announced that troops would begin coming home from Vietnam on this date.
  36. 1972 Sunday: Apollo 16 blasted off on a voyage to the moon with astronauts John W. Young, Charles M. Duke, Jr., and Ken Mattingly aboard.
  37. 1975 Wednesday: The Khmer Rouge Rebels won control of Cambodia after five years of civil war.  They renamed the country Kampuchea and began a reign of terror on this date.
  38. 1977 Saturday: At the Aladdin Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada, at the 2:18-minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, powerhouse slugger Earnie Shavers beats his opponent Howard Smith via a KO.  This would elevate Shavers’ pro record to 54-5-1.  On the undercard, in his first professional boxing match, Michael “The Jinx” Spinks scores a TKO of opponent, Eddie Benson, at the 2:56-minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his record to 1-0.
  39. 1978 Sunday: In Orissa, India, 180 people died when a tornado struck the area.
  40. 1982 Friday: Future Chicago[v] bassist/vocalist 1985-2016—Jason Scheff—is born on this date in San Diego, California.  Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth proclaimed Canada’s new constitution in effect, which severed the last colonial tie with Great Britain.
  41. 1983 Saturday: Steve Garvey set a new National League record by playing in his 1,118th consecutive game.
  42. 1986 Wednesday: After the United States bombed his African nation in retaliation for recent terrorist attacks, Libyan dictator, Moammar Khadafy appears on national television to dispute rumors that he died in the airstrike.
  43. 1987 Thursday: The U.S. Patent Office began allowing the patenting of new animals created by genetic engineering.
  44. 1990 Monday: Maximum unemployment benefits in the State of New York rise to $260 per week.
  45. 1991 Tuesday: In the NHL, the St. Louis Blues become the eighth team to come back from a 3-1 deficit as they beat the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 3-2 in Game 7 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals.
  46. 1992 Thursday: The House Ethics Committee listed 303 current and former lawmakers who had overdrawn their House bank accounts.  Elsewhere- at the Paramount Theater in New York City, N.Y., heavyweight boxer Michael “Dynamite” Dokes scored a KO on opponent, Danny Sutton, at the 2:54-minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his record to 47-3-2.
  47. 1996 Tuesday: In St. Louis, Mississippi, the ‘Easton Assassin’- heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes- wins a 10-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Quinn Navarre, to put his professional record to 64-5.
  48. 1999 Friday: In Santa Cruz, California, Skip Spence, the original drummer of the Jefferson Airplane[vi] and then one of the guitarists of the San Francisco rock band, Moby Grape[vii], died from lung cancer on this date; he was 52-years-old.  Elsewhere- in Copenhagen, Denmark, heavyweight boxer Brian Nielsen scores a 4th round TKO over his opponent, “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon, in a scheduled 10-round bout.  Witherspoon’s record went to 46-9 while that of Nielsen went to 49-0.
  49. 2002 Tuesday: The Supreme Court overturned major parts of a 1996 child pornography law based on rights to freedom of speech.   Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition, 535 U.S. 234 (2002) struck down two overly broad provisions of the Child Pornography Prevention Act of 1996 over First Amendment rights.  
  50. 2003 Wednesday: The U.S. State Department announces a summit of the U.S., the People’s Republic of China, and North Korea will kowtow in Beijing over April 23-24, 2003, to discuss the paused North Korean nuclear program.  Of course, nothing will come of this, but it looks good to the little people.
  51. 2004 Friday: The Human Rights Commission at the United Nations- such a stellar body with a distinguished track record (yeah, right) got a BIG HIGH-FIVE from the Chinese when the commission smacked down a motion by the United States to condemn China’s abysmal record on human rights.  Rice wine all around, folks.  Elsewhere, as the fight in Iraq goes from bad to worse, the U.S. military drops a 1,000-pound bomb near the Shiite town of Najaf.  Good going let’s make those people love us even more there, President George W. Bush.  
  52. 2005 Saturday: Leaders of the G7 meet in Washington, D.C., in the headquarters of the World Bank.  The main topics of discussion are rising energy costs and the tying of the U.S. dollar to the Chinese yuan.   Elsewhere, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, heavyweight boxer Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall scores an 8-round unanimous decision over opponent, Cornelius Ellis, to put his record to 43-8-1.
  53. 2006 Sunday: Communist Chinese President Hu Jintao holds a banquet for the honorary head of the Kuomintang, the Nationalist Party of Taiwan, Lien Chan.  This was back in a time when there was a thaw between the two countries and the fascist politics of the mainland a decade or so later were not common. 
  54. 2007 Monday: In the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, Virginia Tech gunman Seug-Hui Cho killed 33 people and injured 23 others before committing suicide.   Elsewhere, reports coming out of Iraq suggest that the U.S. is holding at least 18,000 Iraqis in various prisons with the average stay being a year and for some, far longer.   A study coming out of Iraq itself says that children in the godforsaken country are suffering at the hands of the invaders.
  55. 2008 Wednesday: The United States Supreme Court upholds lethal injection as a means of capital punishment.  Challenges over it being ‘cruel and unusual punishment’ were pushed aside as folks, you want to use Old Sparky, the gas chamber, the gallows, what- we need some way with which to eliminate condemned murderers.
  56. 2009 Thursday: Bolivian police kill three foreigners and arrest two others, men whom they claim had come to their country to assassinate their leader, communists President Evo Morales and Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera.  Sounds like a crock of crap to us.  
  57. 2010 Friday: Planes across the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia are grounded because of the volcanic ash coming from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges Goldman-Sachs with defrauding its investors.
  58. 2011 Saturday: In Egypt, the court orders the former ruling National Democratic Party of Hosni Mubarak be dissolved.  Next, in Cuba, President Raul Castro proposes ‘term limits’ for ‘elected officials.’  Come on, Raul, Cuba is a communist s**thole and things such as ‘term limits’ and ‘elections’ are complete shams, meant only for foreign consumption.
  59. 2012 Monday: Following political reforms in Myanmar, Australia relaxes sanctions on the country, including by-elections earlier this month where opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi’s party won more than a dozen seats.  Elsewhere, Roxy Music’s[viii] original bassist, Graham Simpson, died on this date in London, United Kingdom.  Meanwhile, “God Save the Queen,” the Sex Pistols big tune from 35 years ago which the BBC banned finally can be heard in the United Kingdom in time for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
  60. 2013 Tuesday: The defense ministry of China accuses the United States of increasing tensions in the Asia-Pacific region by increasing its military presence and supporting Vietnam, Japan, and the Philippines in long-term territorial disputes with the country.  Elsewhere, following yesterday’s attack on the Boston Marathon, organizers of the London Marathon- occurring this Sunday- are reassessing their security setup for the event.  Elsewhere, North Korea is having a meltdown over recent protests in South Korea in which residents of Seoul were burning portraits of the leadership.  They demand immediate apologies and cessation of all anti-Democratic Republic of North Korea activities or else.
  61. 2014 Wednesday: South Korean ferry MV Sewol sank; 304 people drowned, most of who were students on vacation.   Elsewhere, Russian hegemony continues in the Ukraine where ‘pro-Russian protesters’ manage to overpower Ukrainian forces and capture six of their armored personnel carriers. 
  62. 2015 Thursday: Migrants continue drowning in the Mediterranean in the waters between Libya and Italy as, yet another boat goes down, taking at least 340 people down to Davey Jones’ locker.  Elsewhere, European authorities charge 15 Muslim men from another boat with murder seeing as how they threw 12 Christians overboard to drown when their boat was floundering in high seas.  Crucify them.
  63. 2016 Saturday: The Afghan government continues repelling Taliban attacks on the city of Kunduz.  Afghan and U.S. troops are keeping the jihadists at bay.  Half a world away, Syria and ISIS continue doing battle with one another and many parts of the city of Aleppo are smoldering ruins.  For every rocket attack, the Syrian government answers with airstrikes.  Civilians are fleeing in all directions.
  64. 2017 Sunday: Dictatorial thug leader of Turkey- Recep Tayyip Erdogan- ‘wins’ approval for an 18-article constitutional reform which thrusts the nation ever deeper into totalitarianism.  Elsewhere, due to the stupidity of Hamas and Fatah officials, the Gaza Strip’s ONLY power generating plants shuts down.  It has run out of fuel, its bills have gone unpaid, many among the leadership have skimmed off fortunes from money given to the Palestinian Authority and all they can do is to blame it on the ‘blockade.’  Look, dimwits, the answer is simple: stop building tunnels into Israel and do something for your people.  Period. 
  65. 2018 Monday: Following a recent chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government on the town of Douma, critics are bellowing that the Russians have ‘covered up evidence at the crime scene’ to which, the Russians say, ‘not likely’ and that as soon as it’s safe there (as soon as they finish cleaning it up), they will allow a team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to visit the area. 
  66. 2019 Tuesday: While many of us love the Seattle Seahawks, there is no reason as to WHY the team made quarterback Russell Wilson the highest-paid QB in the game, giving him both a $65 million signing bonus as well as a four-year extension worth $140 million.  The rest of the team is struggling so it appears Seattle is going down the path the Baltimore Ravens went with QB Joe Flacco.  Where is Joe NOW?   Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump vetoes a bill demanding an end to U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iranian-backed Houthi scum in Yemen.
  67. 2020 Thursday: Jobless claims due to COVID-19, the Chinese gift to the world that won’t stop giving, come in at 5.2 million for the week.  Total claims since social distancing and economic shutdown hit 22 million Americans out of work.  This is all because of China.  We must make them pay when we come to the end of the pandemic, which we hope is soon.  Word continues to appear that demonstrate that the Wuhan Virus Crisis did indeed come out of a Chinese laboratory in the city of Wuhan where it just so happens the Chinese conduct biowarfare studies.  Although they continue lying that the virus came from somewhere else, who can believe a single word a communist regime says?  Communists always lie, it’s in their DNA which is why no one should take them at their word.  COVID-19 Statistics: currently, there are 2,151,199 confirmed cases around the planet what with 1 confirmed cases around the planet what with 143,725 confirmed fatalities as well as 541,501 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 672,931 confirmed cases with 34,386 confirmed deaths and 54,594 confirmed recoveries.  The Chinese claim 84,593 confirmed cases, 3,342 confirmed deaths and 79,112 confirmed recoveries.  Boy do the communists lie.
  68. 2020 Thursday A: The stock market today: the DOW Jones Industrial Average is 23,537.68, UP 33.33 (0.14%); the NASDAQ is 8,532.36, UP 139.19 (1.66%), and the S & P is 2,799.55, UP 16.19 (0.58%).  President Trump lays out his plan for a gradual reopening of the economy and people are ecstatic.  Meanwhile, authoritarian Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell slander defenders of the U.S. Constitution who have protested the governor’s fascist executive orders by claiming the protesters were waving ‘Confederate and Swastika flags.’  Show us some pictures, please.  Again, we say, “ANTIFA, WHERE THE F**K ARE YOU?  YOU SHOULD BE IN MICHIGAN FIGHTING AGAINST THIS FASCIST GOVERNOR AND HER FELLOW DEMOCRATS!”
  69. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 139,274,615 confirmed cases, +933,695, 2,989,590  confirmed deaths, +14,760, and 79,359,280 confirmed recoveries, +573,576.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,764,754 confirmed cases, UP 82,708 from yesterday’s reporting, 571,464 confirmed deaths, UP 933, and 119,018,094 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.[ix]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  70. 2021 Friday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 244,572 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  Meanwhile, people are questioning WHY if everyone is getting their shots why the hell people must continue wearing masks like that dimwitted little troll, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci continues telling us to do.  WTF is up with that?  
  71. 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: 3,712,566 confirmed cases, 60,837 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,155,744 confirmed cases, 34,330 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,337 confirmed cases, 473 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 383,967 confirmed cases, 5,412 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Arkansas, the home of future Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders: they have 332,949 confirmed cases, 5,686 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[x] 
  72. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,902 confirmed cases, 6,315 confirmed deaths, and 827,934 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Nepal, a country the Chinese are trying to undermine and make a de facto piece of the RED EMPIRE: 282,890 cases of the virus, 3,070 confirmed deaths and 274,812 confirmed recoveries.[xi]    
  73. 2021 Friday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,200.67, UP 164.68 points (+0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,052.34, UP 13.58 points (+0.97%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,185.47, UP 15.05 points (+0.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.07 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.10%).  The price of GOLD is $1,777.30 per troy oz., -2.90 (-0.16%) while the price of SILVER is $26.04 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.25%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,206.00 per troy oz, -2.70 (-0.22%) while the price of COPPER is $4.16 per pound, -0.00 (-0.08%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,777.50 per troy oz, +36.77 (+1.34%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,600.00 per troy oz., +500.00 (+1.78%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000016.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Gibraltar pounds, one greenback equals 0.72860 and in Guatemalan Quetzal, a buck equals 7.72.[xv]   
  74. 2021 Friday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.953 per gallon, $2.833 in Florida, $3.748 in Hawaii, and $3.352 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Illinois: $3.080.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,178,345,152,208 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.
  75. 2021 Friday F: GUNS, GUNS, GUNS– You know folks, last night, 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole went into the FedEx facility at the Indianapolis, Indiana, airport, shot and killed 8 people, wounded several others, and then took his own life.  His mother reportedly warned the cops last year that her son might try to go out via suicide by cop.  This is a tragedy for all involved but here’s the deal: since Joe Biden has become president, there have been more mass shootings than there were under the last two years of President Donald J. Trump what with 30 dead so far this month alone.  This tells us that the rhetoric used by feeble old Joe Biden and his Democratic Party henchmen-and-women is driving the nuts to go berserk, shooting, and killing and maiming innocent people.  It is clear many fear they are going to lose their weapons and since they have unfinished business, are going to act on it NOW.  Stop with all the HATE SPEECH, Joe, enough is enough.  (Note- the cops in Indianapolis say they are searching for a motive.  What the hell!  Mr. Hole wanted to die, and he had some people with whom he wanted to settle scores.  Period).
  76. 2021 Friday G: BULLS**T POLL OF THE DAY– a recent PEW Poll says that Joe Biden’s approval rating stands at 59-percent.  Please.  This nothing but crap.  Speaking of Joe Biden, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, says, that ‘Joe Biden is not up to the task at hand, especially the Chi-Coms who are our biggest threat and someone we should have nuked back in 1951.  In other Joe Biden news, he is holding his first meeting with another foreign leader, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan, at the White House today.  We wonder who is speaking for him.   Anyhow, the two leaders agree that the Taiwan Strait must remain stable.
  77. 2021 Friday H: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE– common sense people are beginning to ask WTF we shut our country down over the Chi-Com virus when hundreds of thousands of people continue swamping across our border and disappearing into the interior of the country?  If the federal government could give a flying f**k about how many of the invaders have COVID-19, then why should anyone else?  Speaking of the border crisis, President George W. Bush- an ‘esteemed former president’ if one ever existed (yeah, right) says he supports immigration reform but not amnesty.  George, we feel the same way about you as we do Jimmy Carter.  When either one of you dimwits says anything, we quickly move onto something else.   
  78. 2021 Friday I: JOE BIDEN REFUGEE NEWS–  House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the dumb b***h who slurs her words bad enough already but with a mask strapped over her pie hole makes it even more difficult to understand what the hell she is saying chided Joe Biden on not taking in enough refugees.  Oh, please, Nance, please Joe, bring in some more winners like Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, like the Syrian shooter in Boulder, Colorado, like the Boston bombers, please, bring in some more of those America-hating POS, we need more of them ASAP.   Meanwhile, Joe Biden moves to placate our European allies and says he will remove Trump-era caps on the number of refugees our country accepts in.  That truly sucks.
  79. 2021 Friday J: POLITICAL NEWS I– Someone said Chelsea “The Genius” Clinton may run for Congress.  Good God Almighty, please say it ain’t so.  She is as stupid as is the Fly, aka Baby Evita, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, she with her Boston College economics degree.   Then again, she would fit right in with all the dimwitted Democrats serving in Congress already like Hank “Flat Top” Johnson, DS-GA 4th congressional district, and Congresswoman Sheila “Putty Puss” Jackson Lee, DS-TX 18th congressional district, and Congressman ‘Mr.’ James “Influence” Clyburn, DS-SC 6th congressional district, she would fit right in.   
  80. 2021 Friday K: POLITICAL NEWS II– Glenn Beck said today on his radio show that in the cities where Black Lives Matter protesters ran amok raping, pillaging, looting, robbing, and beating, there were a combined total of more than 6,000 additional homicides.  Coincidence?  We think not.  They are not a peace-loving group; they are fascist black-and-brown-shirted thugs in need of eradication.  Elsewhere, in other political news, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, has challenged the highly cerebral Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th congressional district to a debate on the Green New Deal.  Now, we would pay handsomely to get ringside seats to see this duel to the death, MTG doing battle with the Fly on pay-per-view-TV.  Sign us up now.
  81. 2021 Friday L: POLITICAL NEWS III– In other political news, we learn that the director for the new Black Panther sequel is NOT going to follow his WOKE liberal comrades and boycott Georgia.  Good.  ‘WOKE’ will go away when people pay it NO attention.  None of us are going to NFL, NBA, or MLB games ever again nor are we going to buy Coca-Cola® products, Nike® sportswear, or any of the other crap that is boycotting everything.  We are not going to see movies, we do not have to see how stupid we are, how great the Chi-Coms and perverts are, enough is enough.   Elsewhere, the great state of Florida passes an anti-riot bill.  About time someone does.  Look, government’s number one job is this: protecting the lives of its citizens and their property.  Plain, simple, and easy for the stupid to understand.  Once you raise an arm to throw a Molotov cocktail, you get shot.  Once you throw bricks and don’t stop when you are told to stop, you get shot.  Once you start looting, you are eligible to get shot.  This is the way it always was and should be again.
  82. 2021 Friday M: 2020 ELECTION NEWS– reports continue to arise that the number one person behind the changed election laws in numerous states and in the subsequent theft of the election from President Donald J. Trump is Bill and Hillary Clinton’s number one hired thug, attorney Mark Elias.  A partner at Perkins Cole, he is the head of their ‘political law’ department and this man- if we are to believe what we are now learning- is the number one operative behind the stolen election and the subsequent cover-ups of the theft.  In all states where election information has already been trashed, those states should have to hold another election at their expense.
  83. 2021 Friday N: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– We learn that Hunter Biden’s NEW book in which he talks about smoking crack, banging teenaged whores, and doing all sorts of other evil and disgusting stuff has sold a whopping 10,638 books in its first week.  According to Bill O’Reilly, this is ‘crap’ seeing as how Bill’s new book, “Killing the Mob” has already sold 60,000 copies and is not even on the shelves of bookstores yet.  In other news, people are lamenting the 13-year-old boy who was shot dead in Chicago the other night by a cop.  Adam Toledo, aka Lil Homicide and Baby Diablo was gangbanging with his buds at 2:30 in the morning, running around with a loaded gun, shot at cops, then ran away and dumped the gun just as the cops rolled up and got shot.  YOU don’t want to get shot, don’t be banging, don’t be shooting at cops, and don’t be running around in the middle of the night.  Period.   We shed no tears.  Next, Raul Castro, dictator of Cuba, says yes indeed, he is going to resign.  Wow.
  84. 2021 Friday O: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– U.S. Interior Secretary Debra Haaland, the first Norwegian-Native American to hold the job, is dumping Trump era rules concerning the fossil fuel industry’s rights on public lands.  Apparently, oil and gas companies will no longer be able to drill for vital national resources leaving us dependent upon OPEC, Russia, and other Third World producers of energy.  This makes no sense.  Next, conservative House Republicans are forming the ‘America First Caucus,’  a group to continue the legacy of President Donald J. Trump.   Next, Minneapolis public schools are hurriedly switching over to online learning as the city (and the country) braces for the verdict in the murder trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.   Finally, the mother of slain EMT Breonna Taylor- Tamika Palmer- slams both State Representative Attica Scott, D-Louisville, and BLM, labeling both of them as ‘frauds’ in the aftermath of the shooting death of her daughter.  According to Ms. Palmer, she watched the TWO raise money off the death of Breonna without doing a damned thing to help her family.  Wow.  We understand.
  85. 2021 Friday P: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1651: 17, 27, 28, 50, 55, and Mega 25.  Out of 105,680 winning tickets, the highest winners were 64 people who had four numbers for a prize of $496 apiece.
  86. 2022 Saturday: Friends, we understand that the left can say whatever they want about whomever they want.  However, they persecute us for making light of all manner of things, lampooning bigwig politicians, or criticizing drastic social changes.   Well, we will do our best to clean things up and put our critics at ease.  What the hell.

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The next album that came out is technically a Richard Manuel album although credited in some locations as a joint effort between Rick Danko and Richard Manuel.  “Live at O’ Toole’s Tavern” came out on July 20, 2009, and featured Manuel (pianos, vocals), Danko (bass, fiddle, guitars vocals), Jim Weider (guitars, bass), and a harmonica player.  One finds 18 glorious tunes here, many from the Band but others from elsewhere.  We certainly hope that everyone who enjoys both the Band and its individual components to seek this one out, give it a good listen, and to pick it up.  We think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time along with “Lonesome Dave” who ranks amongst the best rhythm guitarists and rock vocalists ever which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[ii] 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.

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

[iv] As always, our main source is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, Da Capo Press, 2004.

[v] We will present the music of Chicago- and its various members’ solo careers- sometime in 2030 so we hope you will remain with us until then.

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

[vii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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38.  TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 07, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Todd; Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root; U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie; U.S. Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole; U.S. Secretary of War Elihu Root; U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper; the Beatles, Blue Öyster Cult featuring Richie Castellano, Foghat and Savoy Brown featuring “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, the Grateful Dead featuring John Perry Barlow, KISS featuring Mark St. John, “The Wall” by Pink Floyd, Three Dog Night featuring Jimmy Greenspoon, and Wild Turkey featuring John “Pugwash” Weathers:

  1. 590 Sunday: The reign of the 63rd Roman Catholic Pope Pelagius II ends today.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on November 26, 579.
  2. 1522 Tuesday: The Treaty of Brussels leads to a split in the House of Hapsburg: the Spanish and the Austrian branches.
  3. 1550 Tuesday: The reign of the 221st Roman Catholic Pope Julius III begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until March 29, 1555.
  4. 1569 Friday: Spanish King Phillip II forms the Inquisition in South America.
  5. 1795 Saturday: The 11th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, dealing with states’ sovereign immunity, underwent ratification.
  6. 1826 Tuesday: In Frankfurt, Kentucky, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Thomas Todd died.  A Democratic-Republican, he was nominated by President Thomas Jefferson to fill a NEW SEAT and he served from March 03, 1807, to February 07, 1826.
  7. 1857 Saturday: A French court acquitted author Gustave Flaubert of obscenity for his serialized novel, “Madame Bovary.”
  8. 1863 Saturday: The British Royal Navy corvette HMS Orpheus struck a sandbar and sank off the coast of New Zealand, killing 189 out of the 259 men on board the ship.
  9. 1864 Sunday: Federal troops occupy Jacksonville, Florida, during the Civil War.
  10. 1868 Friday: The 21st U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan from March 07, 1853, to February 07, 1868.  He next became a senator representing his home state of Kentucky.
  11. 1877 Wednesday: In New York City, organizers established the first Guernsey Cattle Club.
  12. 1878 Thursday: The reign of the 255th Roman Catholic Pope Pius IX ended on this date.  He first became the shepherd of his global flock on June 16, 1846.
  13. 1882 Tuesday: At Mississippi City, the last sanctioned bareknuckle for the heavyweight boxing championship took place.
  14. 1891 Saturday: The Great Blizzard of 1891 begins to form.
  15. 1893 Tuesday: Elisha Gray patented a machine called the telautograph.  It automatically signed autographs to documents.
  16. 1904 Sunday: A fire began in Baltimore that raged for about 30 hours and destroyed more than 1,500 buildings.
  17. 1905 Tuesday: Oklahoma becomes a state in the Union.
  18. 1913 Friday: In a battle with the Bulgarian army, the Ottoman Turks lose 5,000 men at Gallipoli.
  19. 1914 Saturday: Keystone Film Co. released the silent short comedy, “Kid Auto Races at Venice,” Charles Chaplin’s second film, and the first in which, he plays the “Little Tramp. “
  20. 1915 Sunday: The Second Battle of the Masurian Lakes: on the Eastern Front during World War I, German troops surround a Russian force and begin to neutralize it.
  21. 1922 Tuesday: DeWitt and Lila Acheson Wallace offered 5,000 copies of “Reader’s Digest” magazine for the first time.
  22. 1924 Thursday: The government of Benito Mussolini exchanges diplomats with the Soviet Union.
  23. 1936 Friday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt authorized a flag for the office of vice president.
  24. 1937 Sunday: In New York City, the 38th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root died.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 07-19-1905 to January 27, 1909.   He also served the nation as its 41st U.S. Secretary of War.  He served under President Theodore Roosevelt from August 01, 1899, to January 31, 1904.
  25. 1940 Wednesday: British railways nationalized.  Elsewhere, Walt Disney’s second feature-length movie, “Pinocchio,” premiered in New York.
  26. 1941 Friday: Frank Sinatra and Tommy Dorsey Orchestra record “Everything Happens to Me.”  In North Africa during World War II, British forces are able to capture 130,000 Italian troops following heavy fighting at Beda Fomm.
  27. 1942 Saturday: U.S. and Filipino troops continue their fighting retreat down the Bataan Peninsula on the way to Corregidor.  Japanese troops under the command of General Homma are following closely behind. 
  28. 1943 Sunday: The U.S. government announced that shoe rationing would go into effect in two days.
  29. 1944 Monday: During World War II, the Germans launch a counter-offensive at Anzio, Italy.  Elsewhere, Bing Cosby and the John Scott Trotter Orchestra recorded “Swinging on a Star” for Decca Records in Los Angeles, California.
  30. 1945 Wednesday: General Douglas McArthur returns to Manila, Philippines.
  31. 1947 Friday: Both Palestinians and Jews vote against British proposal to split Palestine into two separate nations.  Elsewhere, in Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales, future drummer with Glenn Cornick’s Wild Turkey- John “Pugwash” Weathers- is born.
  32. 1948 Saturday: General Dwight D. Eisenhower resigned as army chief of staff and General Omar Bradley succeeded him in Europe.  Meanwhile, Jimmy Greenspoon (keyboards 1968-76 / 1981-2015 with the rock band, Three Dog Night[i]) is born in Beverly Hills, California, on this date.
  33. 1949 Monday: Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees becomes the first professional baseball player with a $100,000 annual salary.
  34. 1950 Tuesday: Wisconsin Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy uncovers communists in the U.S. State Department.
  35. 1952 Thursday: Future Colorado governor and eventual Senator John Hickenlooper is born on this date in Narberth, Pennsylvania.  He would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2021.
  36. 1954 Sunday: In Carlinville, Illinois, future Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente is born.  A Republican, Boente would serve under President Donald J. Trump from January 30, 2017, to February 09, 2017.
  37. 1956 Tuesday: Future member of the rock band, KISS[ii]–Mark St. John (lead guitar/vocals 1984)—is born on this date in Hollywood, California.
  38. 1959 Saturday: Fidel Castro proclaims a new Cuban constitution.
  39. 1960 Sunday: Ancient writings found at Qumran near the Dead Sea.
  40. 1961 Tuesday: Jane Fonda made her acting debut in the NBC drama “A String of Beads.”   Elsewhere, in Miami Beach, Florida, Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) puts his pro record to 4-0 with a first-round knockout at the 1:34 minute mark in a scheduled heavyweight boxing match.  His opponent, Jim Robinson, saw his pro record drop to 1-3.
  41. 1962 Wednesday: President John F. Kennedy imposed full trade embargo on Cuba.  Elsewhere, a gas explosion in Luisanthal coalmine in Voelklingen, Germany, kills 298 miners.  
  42. 1964 Friday: The Beatles[iii] began their first American tour as they arrived at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, where they cracked wise during a chaotic press conference while thousands of their fans jammed inside the terminal.
  43. 1967 Tuesday: A fire at a restaurant in Montgomery, Alabama, kills 25 people.
  44. 1969 Friday: Al-Fatah leader Yasser Arafat becomes president of the Palestine Liberation Organization on this date.  Elsewhere, Diane Crump becomes the first woman jockey at a major U.S. racetrack in Hialeah, Florida.
  45. 1971 Sunday: Women in Switzerland gained the right to vote through a national referendum, 12 years after a previous attempt failed.
  46. 1974 Thursday: The Symbionese Liberation Army claims responsibility for the kidnapping of Patty Hearst, daughter of Randolph Hearst.  Meanwhile, Grenada gains independence from Britain.  Finally, Mel Brooks’ “Blazing Saddles” opens in movie theaters.
  47. 1976 Saturday: Darryl Sittler of the Toronto Maple Leafs set a National Hockey League record when he scored 10 points in a game against the Boston Bruins.  He scored six goals and four assists.
  48. 1977 Monday: Russia launches Soyuz 24 on this date.
  49. 1979 Wednesday: The British rock group, Pink Floyd[iv], premiered “The Wall” live on stage.  This concert and the subsequent tour in support of this legendary, life-altering album would be among the costliest in rock and roll history but what the hell- it’s Pink Floyd!  You can’t have your pudding if you don’t eat your meat!
  50. 1980 Thursday: Richie Castellano, future guitarist/vocalist with the East Coast rock band, Blue Öyster Cult[v], is born on this date in Brooklyn, New York.
  51. 1983 Monday: Elizabeth Dole, the first female- and 8th– secretary of the Department of Transportation takes the oath of office on this date.  A Republican, she served under President Ronald Reagan from February 07, 1983, to September 30, 1987.
  52. 1984 Tuesday: Space shuttle astronauts Bruce McCandless II and Robert L. Stewart made the first untethered spacewalk.
  53. 1985 Thursday: “Sports Illustrated” released its annual swimsuit edition.  It was the largest regular edition in the magazine’s history at 218 pages.
  54. 1986 Friday: Haitian President-for-Life Jean-Claude Duvalier fled his country ending 28 years of family rule.
  55. 1988 Sunday: Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson marries actress Robin Givens.  This would prove to be disastrous for the heavyweight boxing champion of the world.
  56. 1992 Friday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, wins a 12-round, unanimous decision over “Merciless Ray” Mercer to put his pro-record to 54-3 while Mercer’s record went to 18-1 with his first loss.
  57. 1994 Monday: Shock jock Howard Stern stops a would-be jumper on the George Washington Bridge.
  58. 1995 Tuesday: In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Tommy “The Duke” Morrison scores a TKO at the 2:41 minute mark of Round 1 of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout over his opponent Ken Merritt.  Morrison’s record as a pro would go to 42-2-1.
  59. 1999 Sunday: Crown Prince Abdullah becomes King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein.  Meanwhile, NASA’s Stardust space probe launched on this date.  The mission was to return comet dust samples from comet Wild 2.  The mission was completed on January 15, 2006, when the sample return capsule returned to Earth.
  60. 2000 Monday: “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, rhythm guitarist and vocalist for both the original Savoy Brown[vi] and Foghat[vii], died in Orlando, Florida, at age 56, on this date, the cause being cancer.  Elsewhere California’s legislature declared that February 13 would be “Charles M. Schultz Day.”
  61. 2010 Sunday: The New Orleans Saints won their first Super Bowl, XLIV, 31-17 over the Indianapolis Colts at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida.  The Colts were favored but went down in flames as the Saints dominated the game from start to finish.  Elsewhere, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad commands the nation’s atomic agency to begin enriching uranium at a much faster pace.
  62. 2011 Monday: AOL purchases the liberal website, the Huffington Post, for $315 million.
  63. 2012 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress passes a law allowing a much greater usage of drones within the United States.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit overturns California’s Proposition 8: the ban on Gay marriage within the state.  Elsewhere, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrives in Damascus to hold talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
  64. 2013 Thursday: In Europe, ready-meal manufacturer, Findus, withdrew its beef lasagna meals from supermarkets after confirming beef supplied by French manufacturer, Comigel contained horsemeat.
  65. 2014 Friday: A bill to restore jobless benefits for the unemployed fails in the U.S. Senate; the benefits, a 3-month extension for 1.3 million unemployed will cost $6 billion; Democrats did not satisfy Republican request for a solid plan on how to pay for it.
  66. 2015 Saturday:  TransAsia Airways suspends flights and begins retraining all its pilots in compliance with orders from Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration after the crash of Flight 235 into the Keelung River three days ago.
  67. 2016 Sunday: After promising it, the North Koreans fire off a large rocket that critics claim is a disguised weapons test.  South Korea reports that the rocket released an ‘unknown object’ into orbit which many believe to be some sort of surveillance satellite.  Japan reports the rocket passed over Okinawa and said, ‘we cannot have activity such as this.’
  68. 2017 Tuesday: In the battle to get Betsy DeVos through the Senate to become the secretary of education under President Donald J. Trump, Vice President Mike Pence breaks a tie as the president of the Senate.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers greenlights the Dakota Access Pipeline’s construction plans.  Let’s get going, folks.
  69. 2018 Wednesday: In San Francisco, California, after a lengthy illness, longtime songwriting collaborator with Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead[viii]– John Perry Barlow- dies at age 70.  Elsewhere, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators announce they have arrived at a new two-year funding agreement but have not come to agreement on an immigration reform bill.   Meanwhile, House Minority Leader Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi goes to the floor of the people’s house and speaks for eight hours- rivaling thugs like Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez- begging her fellow lawmakers to protect the DREAMers.  Screw ‘em.
  70. 2019 Thursday: The Supreme Court temporarily blocks the new Louisiana abortion law, said to be one of the most restrictive.  Elsewhere, dimwitted Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka AOC, aka Baby Evita, aka Sandy Cortez, and Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey, both Democrats, unveil their ‘landmark legislation,’ the Green New Deal which is a backdoor way of stuffing socialism down the throats of the American people by enlisting them in the fight against CLIMATE CHANGE.  What a load of crap.  Meanwhile, U.S. Special Envoy Elliott Abrams rules out negotiations with the thuggish president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro.  Negotiate at the point of a gun barrel.
  71. 2020 Friday: In communist China, the first doctor who raised the alarm about the COVID-19 threat- Dr. Li Wenliang succumbs to the disease.  Meanwhile, Xi Jinping- the Big Dog in communist China declares a ‘people’s war’ against the devastating virus outbreak.   Next, an Italian man back from Wuhan where he visited his girlfriend is found to have contracted the coronavirus.  Elsewhere, Royal Caribbean Cruises bans travelers from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao from boarding any of its ships due to the outbreak.   Finally, President Donald J. Trump begins cleansing the administration of various rats.  He fires two people who testified against him in the trumped-up impeachment trial- Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a National Security Council adviser, and Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union.  Good riddance.   
  72. 2021 Sunday: Today is Super Bowl LV between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  The Buccaneers blew out the Chiefs by a final score of 31-9.  What a butt-whooping.
  73. 2021 Sunday A: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 105,995,961 confirmed cases, +534,280, 2,313,477, confirmed deaths, +12,586, and 59,041,531 confirmed recoveries, +396,519.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,150,916 confirmed cases, up 96,207 from yesterday’s reporting, 465,861 confirmed deaths, UP 2,771, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported for nearly two weeks now.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile moron.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 137,433 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  74. 2021 Sunday B: Next, 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: 3,309,463 confirmed cases, 40,697 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,070 confirmed cases, 410 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 315,448 confirmed cases, 4,368 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- the Northern Marianas Islands: currently, they have 131 confirmed cases, 2 confirmed deaths, and 32 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 643,435 confirmed cases, 4,796 confirmed deaths, and 572,511 confirmed recoveries.
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[i] Not sure when we will get around to doing the music of Three Dog Night but if we ever return to promoting the music of famed rock bands from the 1960s and the 1970s, we sure as heck will include this stellar band, one that is still performing to this day.  We saw them in 2019 and all we can say is “Wow.”

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

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

[iv] We look forward to sharing the music of Pink Floyd- as well as the band’s members- sometime within the next 5-6 years.

[v] We are not sure when we will begin offering the music of Blue Öyster Cult but expect it will be sometime in 2025-2026 so please stay tuned.

[vi] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[vii] 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.

[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.

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34. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 03, 2022:

President Woodrow Wilson; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Howard Taft, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Joseph Story, James Clark McReynolds; U.S. Attorneys General Judson Harmon, James Clark McReynolds, Richard Kleindienst, John Ashcroft, Alberto Gonzales, and Eric Holder; Acting U.S. Attorney General Mark Robert Filip; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Leslie Aspen and William Perry; U.S. Transportation Secretary “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Oliver Wolcott Jr., and John W. Snow; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Kenneth W. Dam; Buddy Holly-Richie Valens-J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, Chicken Shack (and Savoy Brown) featuring Stan Webb, the Hollies featuring Eric Haydock, “Purple Haze” by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, and the Kinks featuring Dave Davies:

  1. 929 Thursday: The 124th Roman Catholic Pope Stephen VII became the guide of all earthly Christendom on this date and would serve until February 13, 931.
  2. 1451 Monday: The reign of the 6th Ottoman Turkish Sultan- Murad II- ends on this day.  His successor- Mehmed II- begins his role as the leader of all Islam.  He would rule from today until May 03, 1841.  
  3. 1488 Friday: Portuguese navigator Bartholomew Diaz landed at Mossal Bay in the Cape, the first European known to have landed on the southern extremity of Africa.
  4. 1690 Friday: The Massachusetts Colony issued the first paper money in America on this date; the government used the script to pay soldiers involved in prosecuting the war against Quebec.
  5. 1743 Sunday: The city of Philadelphia establishes a ‘pest house’ in which, to quarantine newly arrived immigrants.
  6. 1783 Monday: Spain formally recognized American independence.
  7. 1795 Tuesday: The nation’s 2nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Oliver Wolcott Jr. assumed office on this date.  A Federalist, he served under President George Washington from today until December 31, 1800.
  8. 1809 Friday: The federal government created the Illinois Territory on this date.
  9. 1811 Sunday: American newspaper editor Horace Greeley was born in Amherst, N.H.
  10. 1812 Monday: The 18th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Story took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, President James Madison nominated him to fill Associate Justice William Cushing’s seat.  He served from today until September 10, 1845.
  11. 1815 Friday: The first professional cheese factory is established in Switzerland.
  12. 1836 Wednesday: The Whig Party holds its first national convention in Albany, New York.
  13. 1846 Tuesday: The future 41st U.S. Attorney General Judson Harmon is born in Newtown, Ohio, on this date.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from June 11, 1895, to March 04, 1897.
  14. 1855 Saturday: The state Supreme Court of Wisconsin declares the U.S. Fugitive Slave Law to be unconstitutional.
  15. 1862 Monday: In Elkton, Kentucky, future 66th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Clark McReynolds is born.  President Woodrow Wilson would nominate his fellow Democrat to fill the seat of another Democrat, Associate Justice Horace Lurton.  McReynolds would serve from 08-29-1914 to 01-31-1941.  Prior to this, McReynolds served his country as the 48th U.S. Attorney General.  In this position, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from March 15, 1913, to August 29, 1914, and then went onto the U.S. Supreme Court.
  16. 1862 Monday A: Meanwhile, Thomas Edison printed the Weekly Herald and issued it to train passengers traveling between Port Huron and Detroit, Michigan.  It was the first time in which a publisher printed a newspaper on a train.
  17. 1865 Friday: President Abraham Lincoln and Confederate Vice President Alexander H. Stephens held a shipboard peace conference off the Virginia coast; the talks deadlocked over the issue of Southern autonomy.
  18. 1870 Thursday: The 15th Amendment becomes law giving blacks the right to vote.
  19. 1876 Thursday: With $800, Albert Spalding starts a business that manufactures baseballs, footballs, golf balls, basketballs, and tennis balls.
  20. 1882 Friday: Circus owner PT Barnum buys his world-famous elephant, “Jumbo.”
  21. 1887 Thursday: To avoid disputed national elections, the U.S. Congress establishes the Electoral Count Act. 
  22. 1900 Saturday: In Frankfort, Kentucky, gubernatorial candidate William Goebels died from an assassin’s bullet wounds.  On August 18, 1900, Ex-Secretary of State Caleb Powers was found guilty of conspiracy to murder Goebels.
  23. 1913 Monday: The 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution providing for a federal income tax underwent ratification.
  24. 1916 Thursday: In Ottawa, the original parliament buildings burn down in a massive conflagration.
  25. 1917 Saturday: The U.S. broke off diplomatic relations with Germany, which had announced a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.
  26. 1924 Sunday: Woodrow Wilson, the 28th president of the United States, died in Washington D.C. at age 67.  A Democrat, he served from March 04, 1913, to March 04, 1921. 
  27. 1927 Thursday: Upon signing a bill, President Calvin Coolidge established the Federal Radio Commission.
  28. 1930 Monday: William Howard Taft, the chief justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) resigned for health reasons (and died little over a month later).  President Warren G. Harding nominated the former president to fill the seat of Chief Justice Edward Douglass White.  Taft served from July 11, 1921, until today.  Taft was the 69th U.S. Supreme Court justice and the 10th chief justice.  Meanwhile, the Vietnamese communist party forms.  
  29. 1941 Monday: In Vichy, France, the Nazis used force to restore Pierre Laval to office.  Elsewhere, German Lt. General Erwin Rommel is placed in command of all Axis forces in North Africa, forces that would become known as the Afrika Korps.
  30. 1942 Tuesday: Imperial Japanese air, naval, and ground forces step up attacks against Surabaya in the Dutch East Indies as well as on Port Moresby in New Guinea.  The Japanese are trying to isolate Australia from Allied help.  Soon, bombers will be hitting Darwin.
  31. 1943 Wednesday: During World War II, the U.S. transport ship Dorchester, which was carrying troops to Greenland, sank after a German torpedo hit the vessel; of the more than 900 men aboard, only some 230 survived.   On the Eastern Front, the struggles of the Italian 8th Army and Alpine Corps survivors continues.  The city of Kharkov is full of German, Italian, and other Axis troops lucky enough to break the Red Army encirclement.  However, the Red Army would soon turn its sights on the industrial city.  Elsewhere, Eric Haydock—future bassist with the British rock band, the Hollies[i] (1962-66)—is born in Stockpot, Cheshire, England, on this date.
  32. 1944 Thursday: During World War II, 1000 U.S. Flying Fortresses hit Berlin in one of the biggest air raids to date in the war.  Meanwhile, on the Italian Front, Field Marshall Albert Kesselring put more than 100,000 troops against the Allies holding the Anzio beachhead.  Bombardment is constant driving many of the Allied troops underground.  The Germans, however, cannot breech the line while the Allied troops cannot break out.  Everything depends on what happens farther down the spine of Italy where the Allies are fighting to dislodge the German defenders of Monte Cassino.
  33. 1945 Saturday: The Soviet Union agreed to enter World War II against Japan on this date.  In a couple of months, they would be fighting to capture Berlin; once Berlin fell, they would redistribute their forces to the Far East.  Meanwhile, the Battle of Manila in the Philippines gets underway today as U.S. forces begin attacking Japanese forces clinging to the capital city.  Elsewhere, during heavy bombing of Berlin, the ‘hanging judge’- Judge Roland Friesler- the man who condemned the Valkyrie plotters to slow strangulation for trying to assassinate Adolf Hitler- dies in the rubble of his court.  
  34. 1946 Sunday: In Fulham, Southwest London, England, future member of the British blues band, Chicken Shack, and with Savoy Brown for a brief period- Stan Webb- is born.
  35. 1947 Monday: Dave Davies, future guitarist and vocalist with the British rock group, the Kinks[ii] is born in Fortis Green, London, England on this date.  Elsewhere, Percival Prattis became the first black news correspondent admitted to the House and Senate press gallery in Washington.  The groundbreaking reporter worked for “Our World” in New York City.
  36. 1951 Saturday: Dick Button won the U.S. figure skating title for the sixth time on this date.
  37. 1953 Tuesday: The Batepa Massacre took place in Sao Tome as Portuguese troops killed some 1,000 striking plantation workers.
  38. 1959 Tuesday: Rock-and-roll stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson[iii] died in a small plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa.  An American Airlines Lockheed Electra crashed into New York’s East River, killing 65 of the 73 people on board it.
  39. 1966 Thursday: On today’s date, the Soviet space probe, Luna 9, becomes the first manmade object to make a soft landing on the moon.
  40. 1967 Friday: The Jimi Hendrix Experience[iv] records the song, “Purple Haze.”
  41. 1969 Monday: Yasser Arafat becomes the head of the Palestine Liberation Organization
  42. 1971 Wednesday: New York City police officer Frank Serpico, who had charged there was widespread corruption in the NYPD, was shot and seriously wounded during a drug-bust in Brooklyn.  Elsewhere, in Paradise, Nevada, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers improves his pro record to 20-2 with a 3rd round KO over his opponent Johnny Mac in a scheduled 10-round bout.
  43. 1972 Thursday: The XI Olympic Winter Games opened in Sapporo, Japan.
  44. 1980 Sunday: At the 2:38 minute mark of the 6th round in a scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship bout, Larry Holmes scores a TKO over his opponent, Lorenzo Zanon, to retain the WBC heavyweight title and to put his pro record to 33-0.
  45. 1984 Friday: On this date, the 10th space shuttle mission—Challenger 4—launched.
  46. 1988 Wednesday: The U.S. House of Representatives handed President Ronald Reagan a major defeat, rejecting his request for $36.2 million in new aid to the Nicaraguan Contras by a vote of 219-211.
  47. 1989 Friday: In Paraguay, a military coup overthrows longtime dictator Alfredo Stroessner.
  48. 1990 Saturday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, WBO light-heavyweight champion, Michael “Double M” Moorer maintains his title when his opponent’s corner throws in the towel at the end of Round 9 in a scheduled 12-round championship bout.  His opponent, Marcellus Allen, could not answer the bell.  
  49. 1991 Sunday: The rate for a first-class postage stamp rose to 29 cents.
  50. 1994 Thursday: The space shuttle Discovery lifted off, carrying Sergei Krikalev, the first Russian cosmonaut to fly aboard a U.S. spacecraft.   Meanwhile, the 18th U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen stepped down from his post on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Bill Clinton from January 21, 1993, until today.  His replacement, the 19th U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry took his office on this date.  Also, a Democrat, he served under the same president until 01-23-1997. 
  51. 1995 Friday: Discovery blasted off with a woman, Air Force Lt. Col. Eileen Collins, in the pilot’s seat for the first time in NASA history.
  52. 1998 Tuesday: Texas executed Karla Faye Tucker, 38, for the pickax killings of two people in 1983; she was the first woman executed in the United States since 1984.  A U.S. Marine fighter jet sliced through the cable of a ski gondola in Italy, sending the car plunging hundreds of feet, killing all 20 people inside. 
  53. 2000 Thursday: In Prescott, Arizona, the 68th U.S. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst died at age 76.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from 06-12-1972 to 04-30-1973.
  54. 2002 Sunday: In Super Bowl XXXVI, played at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, the New England Patriots beat the St. Louis Rams, 20-17.
  55. 2003 Monday: Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Kenneth W. Dam stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from December 31, 2002, until today.  His replacement, the 73rd U.S. Treasury Secretary John W. Snow assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from February 03, 2003, to June 28, 2006.
  56. 2005 Thursday: The 79th U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from February 02, 2001, until today.  His replacement, the 80th U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales would serve from today until September 17, 2007.
  57. 2009 Tuesday: Eric Holder took the oath of office as attorney general.  Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath.  He was the first African American to hold the post.  The White House announced that Tom Daschle had asked to be removed from consideration as health and human services secretary after acknowledging he’d failed to pay all his taxes.  Why he removed himself is unclear as numerous others in the Obama administration such as Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner also did not pay his taxes and it is unclear if he ever did.
  58. 2009 Tuesday A: Acting U.S. Attorney General Mark Robert Filip left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Barack Obama from January 20, 2009.  His replacement- the 82nd U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, Holder served under President Barack Obama from February 03, 2009, to April 27, 2015.
  59. 2010 Wednesday: Somali pirates seize a North Korean-flagged cargo ship south of Yemen.
  60. 2011 Thursday: The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization reports that world food prices have reached a record high.
  61. 2012 Friday: Following positive economic news and job reports, both the DOW Jones Industrial Average and NASDAQ see excellent increases.  The DOW sees its highest numbers since 2008 and the NASDAQ since 2000.  
  62. 2013 Sunday: The Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers to win their second NFL championship in Super Bowl XLVII after someone blew the Louisiana Superdome’s power in New Orleans power out for 45 minutes.  Prior to the power outage, the Ravens had the 49ers down 28-6 but once it came back on, the 49ers were reinvigorated and almost beat the Ravens; however, the Ravens managed to come back to life themselves and ended up beating the 49ers by a score of 34-31 to win Super Bowl XLVII.  Baltimore quarterback, Joe Flacco, is the MVP for the game.  This marked the first time the 49ers had ever LOST a super bowl (and thank God, they did!).
  63. 2014 Monday: The Denver Broncos’ quarterback Peyton Manning wins a record fifth Associated Press MVP Award; no one has ever won the award more than three times.  Meanwhile, according to Brainy History, the abortion rate in the United States is reportedly at its lowest in three decades.  The rate for 2011 stands at 16.9 abortions per 1,000 women of childbearing years whereas in 2008, it was 19.4 while back in 1981, it was at an all-time high of 29.3.
  64. 2015 Tuesday:  After a lapse of 55 years, novelist Harper Lee releases “Go Set a Watchman,” the sequel to her famous novel, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” which set the character Scout as an adult rather than the child the character was in the first book, “Mockingbird.”  The publisher convinced the author to go the “Mockingbird” book first.
  65. 2016 Wednesday: Both Japan and South Korea put their militaries on alert and begin making strong statements towards North Korea who is testing and going to continue testing long-range ballistic missiles.  Japan promises to shoot down any such aerial vehicles traversing its airspace.  Meanwhile, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, both Republicans, suspend their races for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. 
  66. 2017 Friday: The U.S. Department of the Treasury announces new sanctions on the criminal regime in Iran following a recent ballistic missile test that goes against deals struck by the Obama regime and the ayatollahs.  Thirteen people and 12 entities tied to Tehran are on the list.  Elsewhere, federal Judge James Robart issues a temporary injunction against the Trump travel ban imposed on majority Muslim countries with deep ties to terrorism.
  67. 2018 Saturday: The New York Times reported an accusation from actress Uma Thurman that disgraced movie mogul and BIG Democratic donor Harvey Weinstein had forced himself on her sexually years ago in a London hotel room; Weinstein acknowledged making an “awkward pass” (which means he did his best to RAPE her) but strongly denied any physical assault. 
  68. 2019 Sunday: In the lowest scoring super bowl of all time, Super Bowl LIII, the New England Patriots defense stifled the high-scoring Los Angeles Rams by a final score of 13-3.  This was perhaps the most boring super bowl of all time.  Julian Edelman was the game’s MVP as he provided most of the offense that won the game.  Maroon 5, Big Boi and some other schlub were the half-time show.  Elsewhere, Pope Francis becomes the first Roman Catholic pontiff to visit the Arabian Peninsula when he visits Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.
  69. 2020 Monday: Much to the shock of his radio listeners, Rush Limbaugh announced that his doctors had diagnosed him with advanced lung cancer.  He promises to soldier on, and we certainly hope that he can.  We are rooting for you, Big Guy, but please, give up the stogies.   Elsewhere, as cases of COVID-19 continue getting out of hand, the Cruise Lines International Association bans all cruise lines stops in mainland China.  Meanwhile, on the Greek island of Lesbos which is overrun with thousands of Muslim ‘migrants’ from the Middle East, riot police have to break out tear gas and batons to quell migrants rioting and burning their holding camps over poor conditions.  The answer is simple: GO HOME.
  70. 2020 Monday A: As the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump nears its conclusion in the U.S. Senate, House managers (prosecutors) and defense attorneys for the 45th president begin making their closing remarks.  West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin urges for censure rather than conviction but of course, his far-left Democratic Party colleagues don’t listen to him.  The trial has been a farce from start to finish, mostly boring but at other times laughable.  The Democrats genuinely believe they are ‘killing it’ when in fact, they are turning off millions of Americans. 
  71. 2021 Wednesday: U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen calls a meeting with the SEC and the Federal Reserve over the GameStop craze.  Apparently, some people can make big money and others cannot; what a shame.  Next, as the GOP implores Joe Biden to agree to a lower COVID-19 Relief/Stimulus bill, he waves them off- no way.   Next, the House GOP are holding a meeting to determine the futures of Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene and Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney who has become extremely toxic.  We expect Greene will lose all committee assignments and will suffer in-party censure whereas a party will be thrown for Cheney.  IF this occurs, my colleagues in California say the days of voting for Kevin McCarthy are fast approaching an end.   Speaking of California politics, reprobate Democrat Congressman Adam “POS” Schiff is badgering soon-to-be-former Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom to make him the Golden State’s attorney general. 
  72. 2021 Wednesday A: The un-American New York Times is facing surprising blowback following their encouragement of Joe Biden to form a “1984-style” Truth Commission with which, liberals and BIG TECH can track, monitor, and disappear Americans’ online words and deeds.  WTF is wrong with these people?  Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court does not accede to the Biden administration’s request to toss hearings on Trump administration immigration policies into the garbage, merely postpones them.  We shall see.  Elsewhere, Sinophile U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announces the U.S. and Russia have extended the New Start Treaty for another five years.   Finally, Claudia Tenney, congresswoman from New York’s 22nd Congressional District declares victory with a 123-vote lead over sitting congressman Anthony Brindisi.
  73. 2021 Wednesday B: House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, she with the eyes drooping in two different directions, says ‘a 9/11-style TRUTH COMMISSION       is necessary to figure out how the Capitol Building was stormed by Antifa members posing as Trump supporters on January 6.  We doubt anything more will come from this because as numerous video clips continue surfacing showing Capitol Hill police officers waving the FALSE FLAG operators into the building, there can be but one conclusion: Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi- as head of the Capitol Police Department- gave the word to allow her Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs easy entry in the hope they could use it against former President Donald J. Trump.  We look forward to the results of yet another bogus ‘investigation’ led by Democrats.  Elsewhere, in California, former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer has thrown his hat into the ring to replace rapidly disappearing Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom.  The mayor’s first campaign ads are spectacular, and we hope he will be able to take the seat and save the state.    Finally, climate fraud John F. Kerry is blasted for flying in his PRIVATE JET to receive a ‘climate award.’  Hypocrite!
  74. 2021 Wednesday C: Congresswoman Nancy Mace calls out the Baby Evita- Sandy Cortez- aka AOC, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez- the biggest leftwing crybaby in Congress, over her claims that she was cowering in her office closet while the EVIL MAGA supporters were outside in the hallway.  Congresswoman Mace who is two doors down from Sandy Cortez says, “IT NEVER HAPPENED.”  Yet, the mainstream news media remains incurious.  Personally, we know AOC had little to fear because she was briefed like everyone else in the Democratic Party that the Antifa and BLM human garbage were going after Republicans.   Elsewhere, Cancel Culture continues trying to destroy Americans, the latest target being Mike Lindell of My Pillow fame.  All because he believes the plentiful evidence of election fraud in November 2020, everyone is trying to shut him up, even that putz Bob Sellers on Newsmax who would not permit him to speak the day before.  Sorry, Newsmax, you need to boot Sellers back to FNC.
  75. 2021 Wednesday D: Communist China warns U.S. Secretary of State Sinophile Anthony Blinken NOT to interfere when it comes to Hong Kong either.  Blinken and the U.S. have already been warned off about interfering in Taiwan so now the Biden administration has been told to butt out on the issue of Hong Kong, too.  Elections have consequences- hey, Joe: are we going to return to the Transpacific Partnership, too?   Speaking of the State Department, its spokesperson says a U.N. ambassador must be confirmed and soon IF the United States is going to hold the Chi-Coms accountable.   Meanwhile, we learn that White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, stammering, stuttering, and always ‘circling back’ to answer reporters sent a homophobic tweet about Sen. Lindsey Graham, calling him, “Lady G.”  My, don’t you just love the ‘beautiful people’ that aren’t racists, bigots, homophobes, xenophobes, transphobes, haters, white supremacists, and the like?  Good one, Jen, good one.
  76. 2021 Wednesday E: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 104,142,856 confirmed cases, +570,195, 2,260,283, confirmed deaths, +17,045, and 57,839,230 confirmed recoveries, +336,520.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 26,730,817 confirmed cases, up 206,599 from yesterday’s reporting, 453,059 confirmed deaths, UP 5,312, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries, UP- UNKNOWN- same number as last week’s.  NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 48,215 CHI-VI DEATHS.  Joe, you said you had a plan- where the f**k is it?
  77. 2021 Wednesday F: Next, 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: 3,350,293 confirmed cases, 41,811 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,070 confirmed cases, 410 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 318,967 confirmed cases, 4,402 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Florida: currently, they have 1,744,619 confirmed cases, 27,467 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 667,216 confirmed cases, 4,928 confirmed deaths, and 589,288 confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other country, shall we?  Brazil: 9,296,245 confirmed cases, 226,666 confirmed deaths, and 8,160,929 confirmed recoveries.    
  78. 2021 Wednesday G:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,723.60, UP 36.12 points (+0.12%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,610.54, DOWN 2.23 points (+0.016%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,830.17, UP 3.86 points (+0.10%).  The price of GOLD is $1,834.80 per troy oz., -0.30 (-0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $26.95 per troy ounce, +0.061 (+0.23%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,112.60 per troy oz, -1.90 (-0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $3.56 per pound, -0.0035 (-0.10%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,276.60 per troy oz, +48.90 (+2.20%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $55.95 per barrel, +0.26 (+0.47%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.20.  Next, one American dollar equals 0.000027 Bitcoin.  
  79. 2021 Wednesday H: The U.S. Senate via ‘budget reconciliation process’ has passed Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.  With the cash flowing in from communist China, this bill will bankrupt the country for generations to come.   Speaking of BIG BUCKS, here are the numbers for tonight’s Super Lotto Draw #3531 with a $17 million pot up for grabs: 04, 15, 27, 28, 34, and Mega 16.  Out of 98,965 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $37,233.  The winning ticket was sold at 7-Eleven at Carnelian Bay, CA 96140.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #817 with $20 million on the line: 05, 37, 40, 64, 66, and Powerball 05.  Out of 50,955 winning tickets, the highest winners in California were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $27,997 apiece.
  80. 2021 Wednesday I: The 19th U.S. Transportation Department Secretary “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg assumed office on this date.  Known for filling in the potholes in the streets of South Bend, Indiana, where he served as mayor, President Joseph R. Biden Jr., chose him for one reason and one reason only (you figure it out).  Currently, he is still serving in this position.
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The next album by English folk-rock band, Fairport Convention, “By Popular Request,” came out on January 18, 2012.  This album is unique in the band’s catalog, rather like Family’s “Old Songs, New Songs”[v] that came out back in the early 1970s.  Family- another British band, albeit a hard-rocking-psychedelic band of sorts- made changes in record labels and recorded their best tunes over again and released them as they wanted them to be originally.  In the case of Fairport Convention’s album for today, they have 13 of their classic tracks re-recorded for their fan base.  The tunes selected for this release were voted on by their fans at numerous concerts and boy, oh, boy, what a great album this is.  The band features the current lineup of Ric Sanders (violins), Dave Pegg (acoustic and electric basses, and tenor mandola), Simon Nichol (guitars and vocals), Gerry Conway (drums), and Chris Leslie (mandolins, fiddles, cellos, and flutes).  Again, we encourage everyone to visit their favorite nearest site for the absolute best in music, give it a good listen, and then see if you want to add it to your never-ending, always-growing collection like us.  We think you will be glad you did.

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[i] We shared the music of the Hollies with the world beginning on Monday, 29-August-2016 through Thursday, 03-November-2016.

[ii] 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.

[iii] We hope to promote the music of these foundational rockers at some point in the not so distant future.

[iv] 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.

[v] Back in the day while we were with Google Blogger- before the maggots started ghosting us to our readers- we presented the “Old Songs, New Songs,” album by Family on Saturday, October 12, 2013.  Although you cannot find the post, we never forget the good work we did for our readers.  Perhaps one day, we will be able to run through the more than 4,500 albums we have shared with our readers.   Note- Google Blogger was so devious, so deceptive, that they blocked our links to Amazon.com where our fans could go purchase them which truly sucked just as they cut off our advertising revenue.  We hope one day to settle the score with that c**ksucker Sundar Pichai and his Chi-Com-backed POS company.

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2021 Monday: First of all, it’s official: Janet Yellen is now the first female U.S. Treasury secretary. Congratulations. It really matters what is or what is NOT between your legs. We are proud. Next, the LEFT is celebrating ‘President’ Joe Biden’s ‘Catholicism’ which is strange because the man is a founding member of the Pro-Death Movement (aka Pro-Choice). IF Pope Francis were not such a leftist himself, he’d excommunicate the Satan-worshipping ‘46th president.’

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 291

DAY THREE HUNDRED-AND-SEVENTY-ONE OF THE BIDEN REGIME

25. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2022:

Vice President Charles Curtis; U.S. Attorneys General Joseph McKenna, John W. Griggs, and George W. Wickersham; U.S. Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole; U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III; U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta; Acting U.S. Transportation Secretary Mortimer L. Downey; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Timothy Geithner and Jack Lew; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretaries Neil S. Wolin and Andy Baukol; Jo Jo Gunne featuring John Staehely, and Savoy Brown featuring Dave Walker:

  1. 817 Wednesday: The 98th Roman Catholic Pope St. Paschal I becomes the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide ALL Christendom from today until February 11, 824.
  2. 844 Monday: The 101st Roman Catholic Pope Gregory IV ends his reign as pontiff.  He first became pope on December 20, 827.  The 102nd Roman Catholic Pope Sergius II picked up his Holy Cross on this date and guided his flock until January 27, 847.  
  3. 1138 Tuesday: Antipope Anacletus II ends his time as a ‘non-pontiff,’ which is why we have bestowed a designation on him as the 164.1st ‘pope.’  He was installed in opposition to Pope Innocent II and began his reign on February 14, 1130.  
  4. 1327 Saturday: King Edward III accedes to the British throne.
  5. 1504 Monday: To curb private warfare, the English Parliament passes statutes against retainers and liveries.
  6. 1533 Wednesday: England’s King Henry the VIII secretly married his second wife, Ann Boleyn, who later gave birth to Elizabeth I.
  7. 1721 Saturday: Czar Peter the Great ends the Russian Orthodox Patriarchy.
  8. 1787 Thursday: Shay’s Rebellion suffered a setback when debt-ridden farmers failed to capture an arsenal at Springfield, Massachusetts.
  9. 1799 Friday: Eliakim Spooner patented the seeding machine.
  10. 1802 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte becomes president of the Italian (Cisalpine) Republic.
  11. 1851 Saturday: Sojourner Truth addresses first Black Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio.
  12. 1858 Monday: At the wedding of the daughter of Queen Victoria and the Crown Prince of Prussia, musicians performed Mendelssohn’s “Wedding March” for the first time.
  13. 1860 Wednesday: The future 31st vice president of the United States, March 04, 1929, to March 04, 1933—Republican Charles Curtis—is born on this date in North Topeka, Kansas Territory.  He served under President Herbert Hoover and was the first Native American to hold the vice presidency.
  14. 1863 Sunday: General Joseph Hooker replaces General Ambrose Burnside as commander of the Army of the Potomac.
  15. 1870 Tuesday: G.D. Dows patented the ornamental soda fountain.
  16. 1877 Thursday: The U.S. Congress determines the winner of the presidential election between Samuel J. Tilden (Democrat) and Rutherford B. Hayes (Republican). 
  17. 1890 Saturday: Reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) of the New York World completed a round-the-world journey in 72 days, 6 hours, and 11 minutes.  The United Mine Workers of America underwent founding in Columbus, Ohio.
  18. 1894 Thursday: James J. Corbett knocks out Charlie Mitchell for the heavyweight boxing title.
  19. 1898 Tuesday: The 42nd U.S. Attorney General Joseph McKenna left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President William McKinley from 03-05-1897 until today.  His replacement- the 43rd U.S. Attorney General John W. Griggs assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served from today until March 29, 1901.
  20. 1905 Wednesday: In South Africa, diamond miners uncover the world’s largest diamond—3,106 carets.
  21. 1915 Monday: Alexander Graham Bell inaugurated U.S. transcontinental telephone service between New York and San Francisco.
  22. 1924 Friday: Organizers inaugurated the first Winter Olympic Games at Chamonix in the French Alps.
  23. 1936 Saturday: Former Governor Al Smith, a New York Democrat, delivered a radio address in Washington, D.C., titled, “Betrayal of the Democratic Party,” in which he fiercely criticized the New Deal policies of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.   Elsewhere, in New York City, the nation’s former 47th U.S. Attorney General George W. Wickersham died at age 77.  A Republican, he served under President William Howard Taft from 03-04-1909 to 03-04-1913.
  24. 1937 Monday: NBC Radio presented the first broadcast of “The Guiding Light.”  The show remained on radio until 1956 and began on CBS TV in 1952.
  25. 1942 Sunday: Thailand- surrounded by Imperial Japanese forces- throws in its lot with the Axis by declaring war on both Great Britain and the United States.  Although the U.S. would forgive them after the war, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill wanted to occupy them after the war but was dissuaded from doing so by the U.S.  Elsewhere, Japanese forces invade the Solomon Islands on this date.
  26. 1943 Monday: On the Eastern Front, remnants of the Italian Alpine Corps continue fighting to escape to the west when a horrible storm breaks out, dumping snow upon the freezing soldiers and limiting vision.  Soviet armored units and troops are in hot pursuit while others attempt to cut off their line of march towards escape.
  27. 1944 Tuesday: The U.S. Army Air Force steps up bombings of the Japanese island of Iwo Jima, attempting to soften it up for the coming invasion.   On the Western Front, the Battle of the Bulge sputters to an end as German forces continue retreating back into Germany.
  28. 1945 Thursday: Dave Walker, future lead vocalist of the British rock band, Savoy Brown[i], was born on this date in Walsall, Staffordshire, England.  Meanwhile, the World War II Battle of the Bulge ended as German forces were pushed back to their original positions.  Elsewhere, Grand Rapids, Michigan, became the first community to add fluoride to its public water supply.
  29. 1949 Tuesday: The first Emmy Awards, honoring local Los Angeles, California, television programs and talent, occurred at the Hollywood Athletic Association.
  30. 1950 Wednesday: A federal jury in New York City found former State Department official Alger Hiss guilty of lying under oath.
  31. 1952 Friday: Future lead guitarist, John Staehely—who would play with the 1970s’ hard-rocking band, Jo Jo Gunne[ii], is born on this date.  He took the place of original guitarist, Matt Andes.
  32. 1955 Tuesday: The Soviet Union ends its state of war with Germany.
  33. 1959 Sunday: American Airlines had the first-scheduled flight transcontinental flight of the Boeing 707.
  34. 1961 Wednesday: A military coup overthrows the government in El Salvador.  Meanwhile, President John F. Kennedy presented the first live presidential news conference from Washington, D.C.  Radio and TV carried the address.
  35. 1969 Saturday: Peace talks between North Vietnam and the United States commence in Paris, France.
  36. 1971 Monday: A jury convicts Charles Manson and three female members of his family for their roles in the infamous Tate-La Bianca murders.  Meanwhile in Uganda, a military coup led by General Idi Amin Dada overthrows the government.
  37. 1974 Friday: Ray Kroc, CEO of McDonald’s Golden Arches, buys the San Diego Padres for $12 million.
  38. 1980 Friday: Authorities in Tokyo release former Beatle and Wings member, Paul McCartney, from jail for drug possession charges.
  39. 1981 Sunday: Super Bowl XV: the Oakland Raiders beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-10 in New Orleans; the MVP is the team’s quarterback, Jim Plunkett.  Meanwhile, in the People’s Republic of China, a court sentences Mao’s widow, Jiang Qing, to death.  Finally, the 52 American hostages held by Iran for 444 days arrive back home in the United States.
  40. 1983 Tuesday: Klaus Barbie, wanted Nazi war criminal, suffers arrest in the South American country of Bolivia. 
  41. 1987 Sunday: Super Bowl XXI: the New York Giants beat the Denver Broncos 39-20 in Pasadena, California; the Super Bowl MVP is quarterback, Phil Simms, of the NY Giants.
  42. 1988 Monday: Vice President George H.W. Bush clashes with Dan Rather on the CBS Evening News as the latter questioned the former regarding his role in the Iran-Contra Affair.
  43. 1989 Wednesday: In his fifth season in the NBA, Michael Jordan scored his 10,000 point.  Meanwhile, the 61st U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker III assumed his post on this date.  Originally a Democrat, he became a Republican and served under President George H.W. Bush from today until he left office on August 23, 1992.  Also, assuming office on this date, the 20th U.S. Secretary of Labor Elizabeth Dole took her place as head of the U.S. Department of Labor.  A Republican, she served under President George H.W. Bush from today until November 23, 1990.  Following that, she became a U.S. senator from North Carolina.
  44. 1990 Thursday: Former Panamanian leader, Manuel Noriega, undergoes transfer to a federal jail in Miami, Florida.
  45. 1991 Friday: A court grants former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega to his assets in the U.S. that federal authorities previously froze.
  46. 1993 Monday: Sears announced that it would no longer publish its famous century-old catalog.
  47. 1994 Tuesday: Accused of molesting a 13-year-old boy, Michael Jackson settles a civil lawsuit out of court.  Many now believe that the singer was taken advantage of by a family he had befriended and trusted which then led to his subsequent downfall.  
  48. 1998 Sunday: Super Bowl XXXII: At Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California, the Denver Broncos beat the Green Bay Packers 31-24.
  49. 1999 Monday: In Louisville, Kentucky, a man received the first-hand transplant in the United States on this date.
  50. 2001 Thursday: Acting U.S. Transportation Secretary Mortimer L. Downey stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, Acting Secretary Downey served under President George W. Bush from January 20, 2001, until today.  His replacement- the 14th U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta- assumed his position.  A Republican, he would serve from today under President Bush until August 07, 2006.
  51. 2008 Friday: Venezuelan thug dictator Hugo Chavez makes a fiery speech to his people, accusing neighboring Colombia preparing to go to war against them.  That’s socialists for you- always blaming everyone else for their problems.
  52. 2011 Tuesday: In Egypt, tens of thousands of people protest the government in a “day of revolt.”  Elsewhere, much the same is occurring in Tunisia, Lebanon, and elsewhere.  Things are getting out of control in the Near and Middle East.
  53. 2012 Wednesday: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad[iii] says that ‘Iran is willing to discuss its nuclear intentions and program’ with other nations.  Meanwhile, in Egypt, tens of thousands take to the streets for the one-year anniversary of the ‘day of revolt.’  Elsewhere, as the U.S. presidential election battles continue, while campaigning in Iowa, President Barack Obama outlines his desire for a ‘millionaire’s tax’ while GOP candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich seek the Latino vote in Florida.  Finally, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says he does not plan to remain at his post should his boss win a second term in November.
  54. 2013 Friday: A French court orders Twitter to reveal personal information after some of its users have posted anti-Semitic and racist rants using the source.   Elsewhere, riots break out in Moscow as the parliament attempts to pass anti-LGBTQIA+ measures.  Meanwhile, true to his word, the 75th U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Barack Hussein Obama from January 26, 2009, until today.   His temporary replacement Neil S. Wolin- another Democrat- took charge from today until February 28, 2013, when his permanent replacement Jack Lew took over.
  55. 2014 Saturday: The DOW Jones Industrial Average drops 300 points after slowing growth in China and plans by the Federal Reserve to begin tapering of its own causes investors to withdraw money from emerging markets; this is the worst drop the DOW has seen since 2011.
  56. 2015 Sunday: President Barack Obama[iv] and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi make progress in the areas of defense and nuclear trade; the countries plan to cooperate on defense issues, military manufacturing initiatives, and nuclear power development.
  57. 2016 Monday: Near the Nigerian border in northern Cameroon, Boko Haram runs amok what with suicide bombers killing 32 people and wounding another 66.  Meanwhile, in Yemen, a Saudi-led airstrike kills a Yemeni judge and members of his family.  This, of course, leads to intense outrage across the world.
  58. 2017 Wednesday: Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto says there’s ‘no way that Mexico is going to pay for ANY PART of the border wall between Mexico and the United States,’ the one promised by President Donald J. Trump.  Speaking of the 45th president, he signs two executive orders, one that strips funding away from sanctuary cities and states and the other to begin construction on the wall that Mexico ‘won’t pay for.’
  59. 2018 Thursday: The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists move the Doomsday Clock[v] by 30 seconds to 2 minutes to midnight, the closest it’s been since the 1950s.  The group is a left-wing group, and they are afraid of President Donald J. Trump and not the terrorist nations of Iran and North Korea.  Meanwhile, President Trump informs the Palestinians that they are going to lose their foreign aid if they fail to begin working with Israel on peace.
  60. 2019 Friday: After 27 years of struggle- following the dissolution of Yugoslavia into its core parts, the Greek Parliament votes on whether to accept the Republic of Macedonia- a name with which, they took umbrage seeing as how Alexander was born in Macedonia- Greek Macedonia- and by a vote of 153-146 that the Republic of Macedonia changing its name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia is acceptable and can occur.  There you go.
  61. 2020 Saturday:  Comrade Xi Jinping calls for a special meeting of the Chi-Com Politburo where he discusses the spread of COVID-19 and the danger it poses to the people of China.   Of course, it originated in the Wuhan biomedical/biowarfare laboratory (although they would seek to blame the U.S. Army at a later date for bringing it into their country- a bogus claim but such are communists).   Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of State orders its consulate staffers to begin leaving communist China ASAP.
  62. 2021 Monday:  First of all, it’s official: Janet Yellen is now the first female U.S. Treasury secretary.  Congratulations.  It really matters what is or what is NOT between your legs.  We are proud.  Next, the LEFT is celebrating ‘President’ Joe Biden’s ‘Catholicism’ which is strange because the man is a founding member of the Pro-Death Movement (aka Pro-Choice).  IF Pope Francis were not such a leftist himself, he’d excommunicate the Satan-worshipping ‘46th president.’  Up next, ‘President’ Joe Biden ends the Trump era ban on trannys serving in the military.   Following that, ‘President’ Joe Biden steals Donald Trump’s ‘make American, buy American’ program and remakes it as his own.  Plagiarist to the end there, Joe.
  63. 2021 Monday A: In the Golden State in the city of San (“Lord when are you going to destroy me like You did Sodom and Gomorrah?”) Francisco, taxpayers are going to continue paying the upscale hotel fees for housing the homeless until September 2021 at the earliest.  And Governor Gavin Newsom why’s there now over 1 million signatures on his recall petition.  Speaking of our brave governor, he’s ‘seen the light and is rolling back stay-at-home-orders.’  Too late, Smiler, too late.
  64. 2021 Monday B: ‘President’ Joe Biden has decided to maintain his predecessor’s travel bans on numerous countries due to the rampaging COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus, and has added South Africa to the list.  Sounds ‘racist’ to us, there, ‘Mr. President.’  Speaking of the ‘usurper-in-chief,’ he’s facing bi-partisan pushback on his massive porkulus stimulus bill which is good.  $1.9 trillion is way too much money, especially when one considers the money is flowing east from Beijing to Washington, D.C., to pay for this plus the fact ILLEGAL ALIENS are getting stimulus checks, too.  Meanwhile, ‘President’ Joe Biden announces he is going to erase all student loan debt.  That is going to lead to loss of still more jobs and lenders going broke.
  65. 2021 Monday C:  Strange things are occurring in Washington, D.C., what with the Washington Monument suddenly going dark.  Investigators are investigating.  Meanwhile, the Democrats are ordering reviews of all police departments and military and National Guard units to root out ‘right-wing radicals.’  My, my, it’s okay to be Antifa, Occupy, BLM, or even the U.S. branch of Mao’s Red Guards but conservatives?  Oh, no, never.  Speaking of trash rioting in the streets, Tacoma, Washington, now is aflame thanks to cadres of Chi-Com-trained Antifa thugs running amok in the streets.  Governor Inslee, how about calling out the National Guard and squashing these insects.  Finally, to continue the aura that Washington, D.C., is under siege from Trump supporters, 7,000 National Guard troops- the ones who have been purified by the left- will remain in the city until sometime in March, AFTER the bogus second impeachment trial of an ex-president ends.
  66. 2021 Monday D: ‘President’ Joe Biden’s boss, Xi Jinping, warns the U.S. against an ‘outmoded cold war mentality.’  Okay.  Meanwhile, as Russia continues rounding up thousands of anti-Putin supporters of Alexei Navalny, the ‘Biden administration’ makes weak demands of the Kremlin to ‘let these people go.’  Putin does not even meet the U.S. ambassador in person and even worse, tells ‘President’ Biden NOT to meddle in the affairs of Russia.  Yikes.   Elsewhere, a recent study shows that the world’s ice is melting at a higher rate than it was 30 years ago; yet liberals continue buying beachfront homes.  What’s up with that hypocrisy?
  67. 2021 Monday E: COVID-19 pays good, folks: Dr. Tony Fauci, darling of the American left, pulls in the highest annual salary in the federal government: $417.6 thousand dollars per year.  How many times has this goof ball been wrong?  We’ve lost count.  Speaking of the Chi-Vi, an ABC ‘poll’ says that 69-percent of Americans approve of ‘President’ Joe Biden’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis.  What has he done that Trump didn’t do?  Biden says in his first 100 days, he was going to get 100 million doses out to the American people.  Now, he’s jacking it up to 150 million doses.  We shall see.  News reports are saying that there are many unexplained deaths surrounding people who have gotten the virus.  Not good.   Meanwhile, FEMA says it will reimburse SOME of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu’s costs to the states.  (Pssst- don’t reimburse Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo because that man is responsible for a genocide among seniors and the chronically ill in the Empire State).  Finally, while COVID-19 runs amok, the billionaires continue growing wealthier while the middle and lower classes continue growing poorer.  All by leftist design, social engineering, and pro-Chi-Com politics.
  68. 2021 Monday F: The U.S. Supreme Court ends anticorruption cases launched against former President Donald J. Trump.  Speaking of the high court, Chief Justice John Roberts says he will NOT attend the ‘second impeachment sham trial,’ which leaves the Democrats to elevate old fogey Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy to the dais in an unconstitutional trial.  Regarding impeachment, the Epoch Times says there are 29 GOP senators who are anti-impeachment and will make their presence known once the scam commences.   Also, Congressman Jim Jordan, R-OH, is rounding up a rapid-response squad to counter Democrat moves to impeach- a second, illegal time- former President Donald J. Trump.  Elsewhere, Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, is filing a countersuit against seven Democratic senators who tried to tie him and Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, to the Antifa-led Capitol Hill Riots of January 6 who tried to get him, and his colleague expelled from the upper chamber.  Finally, Senator Rob Portman, R-OH, says he won’t seek re-election.  
  69. 2021 Monday G: ‘President’ Joe Biden says he’s going to ‘expedite getting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.  Look, ‘Chi-Com Joe’ (we mean ‘President Joe’) why don’t you make a new bill, the $25 bill?  We have pushed that for a long, long time- since Barack Hussein Obama was ‘president.’  That makes more sense.  Meanwhile, the Instagram scandal over ‘President’ Joe Biden followers grows- hardly anyone is following the so-called 46th president on the White House feed so Instagram has been charged with forcing all users to follow ‘President’ Joe Biden’s White House feed.  Speaking of shams and scams, Twitter has launched a program called “Birdwatch” that will monitor misinformation on its site and online.  They are going to bust all manner of leftists spreading disinformation and misinformation.  Speaking of social media, the Trump Family regains some of their social media followers.   Rupert Murdoch slams liberal media for its ‘awful WOKE orthodoxy’ and yet, Fox News worked to defeat President Trump and to put a usurper in his place.  Shame.  Elsewhere, former UN Ambassador says the ‘media bears partial responsibility for some of the divisions’ affecting our country.
  70. 2021 Monday H: Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, Democrat, says, “New York City must restore its value.”  Question is- is it too late?  Next, famed attorney Alan Dershowitz says he will America’s Mayor Rudy Giuliani to the ‘depths of his soul’ as the corrupt Dominion Voting System-election-stealing company out of a now hostile Canada seeks to sue the living bejezzus out of Mr. Giuliani over his battle to expose the Canadian scum for exactly what they are: criminals (or so we allege).  In other news, Budweiser says it’s NOT going to spend any money on commercials for the Super Bowl on February 7.   Meanwhile, Montana passes four bills limiting ABORTION.  Congratulations!
  71. 2021 Monday I: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 99,655,985 confirmed cases, +599,649, 2,138,251, confirmed deaths, +12,324, and 54,961,829 confirmed recoveries, +316,036.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 25,501,479 confirmed cases, up 127,128 from yesterday’s reporting, 425,429 confirmed deaths, UP 1,638, and 11,166,132 confirmed recoveries, UP 35,702.
  72. 2021 Monday J: Next, 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: 3,200,931 confirmed cases, 37,349 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 25,470 (sill the same as it was a week ago- something is going on in Honolulu) confirmed cases, 342 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 304,617 confirmed cases, 4,182 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Maine: currently, they have 37,046 confirmed cases, 547 confirmed deaths, and 12,245 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 606,365 confirmed cases, 4,498 confirmed deaths, and 529,834 confirmed recoveries.   Speaking of the Wuhan Flu, MRNA says its Chi-Vi vaccine will protect against ALL variants.  Wow.  A miracle drug.
  73. 2021 Monday K:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,960.00, DOWN 36.98 points (-0.12%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,635.99, UP 92.93 points (+0.69%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,855.36, UP 13.89 points (+0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $1,853.90 per troy oz., -1.30 (-0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $25.40 per troy ounce, -0.089 (-0.35%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,098.00 per troy oz, -6.70 (-0.61%) while the price of COPPER is $3.62 per pound, -0.011 (-0.30%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,346.90 per troy oz, -18.30 (-0.77%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $52.71 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.11%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.11.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  In other economic news, investment in U.S. space programs hits a record $8.9 billion in 2020.  We must return to the moon and make it to Mars before the Chi-Coms do.  Period.  Watch ‘President’ Joe Biden strip funding from NASA. 
  74. 2021 Monday L: DAY SIX OF THE BIDEN REGIME- stick around to find out what else ‘President’ Joe Biden is up to today.  Hmmm, his ‘boss’ House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, she of drooping Botox-drenched face, walked the Article of Impeachment against ex- (the REAL) President Donald J. Trump to the U.S. Senate where the obsequious, knuckle-dragging Senate Majority Leader Charles “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer received it.  Impeachment proceedings to commence the day following Super Bowl LV.   Look, “Botox Nancy,” you are 10 seats away from losing control of the House.  In the Senate, we expect Raphael Warnock and Mark Kelly will be gone in 2022, seeing as how they were ‘winners’ of special elections in states where the state GOP leadership worked on behalf of Democrats.
  75. 2021 Monday M: Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Andy Baukol stepped down from office on this date.  He served under President Joseph R. Biden Jr., from January 20, 2021, until today. 
  76. 2022 Tuesday: Stick around, friends, we will discover whatever the heck is occurring today…

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Record labels being what they are, Sandy Denny’s label slapped together a second Fotheringay album years after her death.  Here is what said regarding the first effort: amazing vocalist Sandy Denny bolted the band to form a short-lived group, Fotheringay, a band we will cover because of her and Steeleye Span which we most likely won’t, concerned they may bear little to no interest for many of our readers even though they have a lengthy discography.  I guess we shall see.  Ah well, Fotheringay released their one and only album while Sandy was still alive, the eponymous “Fotheringay” that came out on June 28, 1970, and featured not only Ms. Denny, but future husband, Trevor Lucas (guitars, basses, harmonicas, and vocals), Jerry Donahue (lead guitar, vocals), Pat Donaldson (bass/vocals), Gerry Conway (Drums), and Linda Thompson and Todd Lloyd (vocals).  Thus, we now have “Fotheringay 2,” released on September 30, 2008.  If you love the English folk music the way we do as performed by Fairport Convention, Led Zeppelin’s acoustic material, the Strawbs, and other similar bands, this is an album that your ears should investigate as it does have its moments.  Please, seek it out, give it a listen, and see if it’s right for you- we think you will be glad that you did.

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[i] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[ii] We promoted the music of the great California rock band, Spirit- and the music of its members- beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  We hope you will seek this band out and add it to your growing collection of top-quality rock music. This included the music of Jo Jo Gunne.

[iii] Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is little more than a murderous thug who should have been droned in the same way we droned Gen. Qassim Soleimani, the terrorist POS who ran the Quds Force until Donald Trump wiped him out.

[iv] 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.

[v] The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists’ Doomsday Clock is a left-wing way to terrorize the citizens of the world whenever a conservative or Republican is president of the United States.  Pay no attention to these scumbags.

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001. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JANUARY 01, 2022

63. 2021 Friday A: Once again, the Mitch McConnell-led Senate blocks the $2,000 relief checks for the American people. Here’s the thing that is angering the American people: the COVID-19 Relief Bill directs $174 billion to the American people and $762 billion to various other countries around the world. This is insane. What is even worse is that part of the $174 billion for the American people also includes $600 PLUS another $1,200 per illegal alien they did not get in the first stimulus.

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001. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JANUARY 01, 2022:

KWANZAA CELEBRATION 2021-22 DAY SEVEN- FINAL DAY

NEW YEAR’S DAY 2022 EDITION

U.S. Attorney-General John Macpherson Berrien; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Jim Mattis Patrick M. Shanahan; U.S. Interior Secretaries Caleb B. Smith and John P. Usher; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Samuel Dexter and Henry Morgenthau Jr.; U.S. Senators Robert “Bob” Menendez and Richard Shelby; Country Joe and the Fish featuring Country Joe McDonald, Mott the Hoople featuring Morgan Fisher, the Ohio Players featuring Marshall “Rock” Jones, and Savoy Brown featuring Chris Youlden:

  1. 404 Thursday: The last gladiatorial games took place in Rome.
  2. 1430 Friday: Jews living in Sicily are no longer required to attend conversion services.
  3. 1622 Saturday: The Papal Chancery decided to go with January 1 as the start of the New Year rather than with March 25 as it had been.  
  4. 1673 Sunday: Mail delivery between the towns of New York and Boston commence.
  5. 1758 Sunday: The Daily Universal Register—, which later became the Times of London—published its first issue.
  6. 1772 Wednesday: A bank in London issued the first travelers checks on this date.
  7. 1785 Friday: London’s oldest daily newspaper—The Daily Universal Register (later renamed The Times in 1788)—undergoes first publication on this date.
  8. 1797 Sunday: Albany replaces New York City as the state’s capital.
  9. 1801 Thursday: Italian astronomer Giuseppe Piazzi became the first person to discover an asteroid.  He named it ‘Ceres.’  Meanwhile, the fifth U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel Dexter assumed office on this date.  A Federalist, he served under President John Adams from today until May 13, 1801.
  10. 1804 Sunday: Haiti gains its independence from France after fighting a long and bloody war.  French soldiers sent to fight in this hellhole of an island viewed it the same way as Americans back in the 1960s and 1970s viewed the meatgrinder of the Vietnam War.  NO one wanted to go fight this conflict as it was barbaric, both sides committed horrendous atrocities; yet, in the United States of the 21st century, leftists snivel and whine that we had slaves ONLY.  Study Haiti’s independence struggle if you want to know how things truly were.
  11. 1808 Friday: The United States passed laws that prohibited the import of slaves from Africa.  
  12. 1818 Thursday: The first edition of the Gothic novel, “Frankenstein; or The Modern Prometheus” by English author Mary Shelley, 20, was published anonymously in London.
  13. 1833 Tuesday: Great Britain demands that Argentina cede the Falkland Islands to them.
  14. 1856 Tuesday: In Savannah, Georgia, the 10th U.S. Attorney General John Macpherson Berrien died at age 74.  A Democrat and then a Whig, he served under President Andrew Jackson from 03-09-1829 to 06-22-1831.
  15. 1863 Thursday: President Abraham Lincoln signed and issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring that slaves in rebel states shall be “forever free.”  Meanwhile, the Confederate military retakes the city of Galveston, Texas, from the Union.  Meanwhile, the 6th U.S. Interior Secretary Caleb B. Smith stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Abraham Lincoln from March 05, 1861, until today.  His replacement- the 7th U.S. secretary of the Interior John P. Usher- assumed office on this date and served until May 15, 1865.
  16. 1890 Wednesday: The city of Pasadena, California held the first Tournament of Roses parade.
  17. 1892 Friday: The Ellis Island Immigration Station in New York formally opened.
  18. 1895 Tuesday: In Battle Creek, Michigan, C.W. Post created the first usable batch of Monk’s Brew (later called Postum), a cereal-based substitute for caffeinated drinks.
  19. 1898 Saturday: New York City consolidated the following independent towns—Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island—into its greater city limits.
  20. 1899 Sunday: The United States seizes Cuba from Spain; it becomes a national day of liberation although American troops remain there until 1902.
  21. 1902 Wednesday: The first Tournament of Roses (later renamed the Rose Bowl) collegiate football game occurred in Pasadena, California.
  22. 1909 Friday: The first payments of old-age pensions went out in Great Britain on this date; seniors over age 70 received five shillings per week.
  23. 1913 Wednesday: The U.S. Parcel Post system went into operation.
  24. 1926 Friday: For the first time on radio, people of the nation had the opportunity to hear the Rose Bowl football game in Pasadena, California.
  25. 1934 Monday: Alcatraz Island in the middle of San Francisco Bay becomes a federal penal institution.  Meanwhile, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) began operation.  Next, the 52nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau Jr. assumed his office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from today until July 22, 1945.
  26. 1935 Tuesday: The Associated Press inaugurated Wirephoto, the first successful service for transmitting photographs by wire to member newspapers.   
  27. 1937 Friday: Anastasio Somoza becomes dictator of Nicaragua. 
  28. 1939 Sunday: Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in a garage in Palo Alto, California founded the technology company, Hewlett-Packard.
  29. 1941 Wednesday: Russian leader, Josef Stalin appoints General Georgi Zhukov to be the chief of staff of the Soviet Army.  Elsewhere, future bassist with the funk-rock-soul band, the Ohio Players[i]—Marshall “Rock” Jones—is born in Dayton, Ohio, on this date.
  30. 1942 Thursday: 26 countries, including the United States, signed the Declaration of the United Nations, pledging, “Not to make a separate armistice or peace” with members of the Axis nations.  Elsewhere, Country Joe McDonald, later to be the leader of the rock group, Country Joe & the Fish[ii], is born in Washington, D.C.
  31. 1943 Friday: German officer Count Klaus von Stauffenberg receives his promotion to lieutenant colonel on this date.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, the German First Panzer Division fights it way out of a Soviet encirclement attempt along the Terek River.  Elsewhere, fighting continues in Buna, New Guinea, as American and Australian troops continue pushing Japanese troops back.
  32. 1943 Friday A: In Dagenham, England, future original vocalist with the British blues-rock band, Savoy Brown- Chris Youlden- is born.
  33. 1945 Monday: The United Nations admitted France into its ranks on this date.
  34. 1946 Tuesday: Japan’s Emperor Hirohito announces that he is NOT a God.
  35. 1950 Sunday: Morgan Fisher, future keyboardist with British rock and roll bands, Mott the Hoople[iii], Mott, and British Lions, was born on this date in Mayfair, London, England.
  36. 1951 Monday: A massive Chinese Communist- North Korean assault blasts into UN troop lines in South Korea.
  37. 1953 Thursday: While aides drove country singer Hank Williams Senior, 29, to a concert date in Canton, Ohio, the driver found him dead in the back seat of his car during a stop in Oak Hill, West Virginia.
  38. 1954 Friday: NBC broadcast the first coast-to-coast color TV program as it presented live coverage of the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California.   Meanwhile, future U.S. Senator Bob Menendez is born in New York City.  A future Democrat, he would enter the world’s so-called greatest deliberative body representing New Jersey on January 17, 2006. 
  39. 1959 Thursday: Fidel Castro and his revolutionaries overthrew Cuban leader Fulgencio Batista, who fled to the Dominican Republic.
  40. 1965 Friday: The Palestinian al-Fatah organization forms with the intent to destroy Israel.
  41. 1967 Sunday: The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Buffalo Bills 31-7 in the AFL Championship Game while in the NFL Championship Game; the Green Bay Packers beat the Dallas Cowboys by a score of 34-27.
  42. 1968 Monday: Evel Knievel, stunt-performing daredevil, lost control of his motorcycle midway through a jump of 141 feet over the ornamental fountains in front of Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. 
  43. 1971 Friday: The federal government banned tobacco ads, which represented $20 million in advertising, from TV and radio broadcasts.
  44. 1975 Wednesday: A jury in Washington found Nixon Administration officials John M. Mitchell, H.R. Haldeman, John D. Ehrlichman and Robert C. Mardian guilty of charges related to the Watergate cover-up; a fifth defendant, Kenneth Parkinson, was acquitted while Mardian’s conviction for conspiracy was ultimately overturned on appeal.
  45. 1976 Thursday: Venezuela nationalizes its oil fields and throws foreign oil companies out of the nation.
  46. 1979 Monday: The United States and communist China held celebrations in both Washington, D.C. and in Beijing to mark the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
  47. 1984 Sunday: Under the terms of an antitrust agreement, the federal government broke up AT&T into 22 Bell system companies.
  48. 1987 Thursday: A pro-democracy rally took place in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square.  Meanwhile, Republican Senator Richard Shelby, representing the state of Alabama, entered the world’s greatest deliberative body on this date.
  49. 1990 Monday: Officials swore the first black mayor of New York City, David Dinkins, into office on this date.
  50. 1993 Friday: Czechoslovakia split into two separate states on this date, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.  The nation engineered the peaceful division in 1993.  The two nations once had been part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and following its defeat in World War I, the victorious allies formed the combined state.
  51. 1994 Saturday: The North American Free Trade Agreement—NAFTA—went into effect on this date.  Elsewhere, chief executive officer of Microsoft, Bill Gates married Melinda French on this date.
  52. 1998 Thursday: A new anti-smoking law went into effect in California.  The law prohibited people from lighting up in bars.
  53. 2007 Monday: Romania joins the European Union, as does Bulgaria.
  54. 2013 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives approved the Fiscal Cliff Deal into being on this date.
  55. 2014 Wednesday: Former president Bill Clinton swears in New York City’s 109th mayor, Bill Di Blasio, the city’s first Democrat mayor since 1993.[iv]
  56. 2015 Thursday: Becoming the 19th member state of the Eurozone Currency Union, Lithuania changes its currency from Litas to Euros.  Meanwhile, the Eurasian Economic Union comes into effect today uniting Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan.
  57. 2016 Saturday: Fears rise in Britain over a sudden search in illegal immigrants flooding across the English Channel into their country what with
    France putting up a new camp for refugees from the Middle East, Central Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa.  Maybe you folks should never have built the Chunnel?
  58. 2017 Sunday: A terrorist conducts an attack on an Istanbul nightclub killing at least 39 people and wounding at least another 69 via firearms.  Meanwhile, other terror attacks are going on across Iraq with a car bombing in al-Qadisiya claiming the lives of at least seven people and wounding another 17.  Ah, the so-called ‘religion of peace’- Islam.  When is it going to undergo a ‘reformation’ so it can civilize itself?
  59. 2018 Monday: The Iranian people continue protesting against their authoritarian criminal regime which leads the government to use water cannons, tear gas, and other methods of crowd control.  At least 22 are murdered by their government and hundreds more arrested in the largest anti-government protests since 2009.  Meanwhile, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un says the ‘nuclear button is always on my desk.’  Uh, okay.
  60. 2019 Tuesday: The 26th U.S. Secretary of Defense James “Mad Dog” Mattis left office after being fired by President Donald J. Trump for working against the commander-in-chief.  His replacement- Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan assumed office on this date.   Meanwhile, loser RINO Senator-elect Mitt Romney says, “Trump has not risen to the mantle of office.’  Like Mittens should know.  He folded like porn star-s overused member back in 2012.
  61. 2020 Thursday: After a two-day standoff outside the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq’s Green Zone, Iranian-backed militias withdraw back into the rat holes inside the city.  The pro-Iranian group tried to storm the embassy following devastating U.S.-led airstrikes against terrorist targets in Syria and Iraq.  Light ‘em up, boys, light ‘em up.  Meanwhile, following an airstrike by Syrian government forces in Idlib, Syria, aid workers claim the Syrians hit a school killing nine civilians and wounding loads of others.  Folks, they’re terrorists, shed no tears for terrorists.  Elsewhere, tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents take to the streets to protest Beijing’s oppressive presence and to defend their liberties from the Chi-Coms.   Finally, the strike by French railway workers now is the longest since 1968.
  62. 2021 Friday: Ever the “optimist,” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says, “Trump will be dead in a few days” as relations between his rat-shit country and the United States continue to deteriorate.  Meanwhile, the Iranians chant ‘DEATH TO AMERICA’ on the one-year anniversary of the whacking of Quds Force commander General Qassim Soleimani.  We say, “NUKE THEM!”  We should nuke the scumbags because once again, they are mining the Persian Gulf as oil tankers leaving Iraq find the explosive devices floating in the sea lanes.
  63. 2021 Friday A: Once again, the Mitch McConnell-led Senate blocks the $2,000 relief checks for the American people.   Here’s the thing that is angering the American people: the COVID-19 Relief Bill directs $174 billion to the American people and $762 billion to various other countries around the world.  This is insane.  What is even worse is that part of the $174 billion for the American people also includes $600 PLUS another $1,200 per illegal alien they did not get in the first stimulus.  The time is coming- so says Chef Vladimir Gdansk- that the Second Revolution coming will resemble more the French Revolution than the American Revolution.  People are angry that government NO LONGER REPRESENTS US!
  64. 2021 Friday B: Speaking of the Chi-Coms, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 83,579,767 confirmed cases, +585,547, 1,820,923, confirmed deaths, +10,563, and 47,162,055 confirmed recoveries, +268,693.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 20,212,820 confirmed cases, up 302,146 from yesterday’s reporting, 349,397 confirmed deaths, UP 4,520, and 9,136,262 confirmed recoveries, UP 379,112.
  65. 2021 Friday C: Next, 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: 2,307,706 confirmed cases, 25,971 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 21,644 confirmed cases, 288 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 251,064 confirmed cases, 3,523 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Virginia where they have a Ku Klux Klan-lover for a governor: currently, they have 354,766 confirmed cases, 5,081 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 426,769 confirmed cases, 3,338 confirmed deaths, and 378,038 confirmed recoveries.
  66. 2021 Friday D: The E.U. and the Chi-Coms continue working on their ‘deal’ to open markets in the communist nation to European investment.   Next, the Philippines block travel from the U.S. following detection of the new strain of the Chi-Vi in the United States.   Elsewhere, the entire African Continent (26 states as of today with most of the others soon to join)- with the exception of Eritrea- enters into the massive free trade zone it had previously set up making it the largest free trade zone since the creation of the World Trade Organization.  Meanwhile, both the U.S. State Department and the people of Hong Kong demand the release of the so-called “Hong Kong 12,” wrongly imprisoned by the thugs in Beijing.
  67. 2021 Friday E: Georgia voters come out for the final day of early voting in the two U.S. Senate run-off race- 3 million people have early voted so far.  Meanwhile the U.S. Senate overrides President Trump’s veto of the NDAA- the National Defense Authorization Act, patting themselves on the back as they do so.  The president vetoed the bill because it does nothing with the Section 230 the 45th president wanted overturned.  Chef Vladimir Gdansk writes in today’s post how the BIG TECH demon baby should be strangled in the crib now before it becomes so powerful that it is running the world (with the Chi-Coms being the main managing partner behind the scenes). 
  68. 2021 Friday F: Strange things occurring in Colorado what with the discovery of human remains in a pair of suitcases as are other human remains outside Prescott, Arizona.   Elsewhere, even though it’s against the mayor’s demands, the people of Philadelphia turn out to either participate in or to watch the big Philly Mummers parade.  Labeled a ‘protest,’ left-wing liberal government can do NOTHING to stop it.  FREEDOM OF SPEECH- PARDON JULIAN ASSANGE NOW!  Next, Portland, Oregon, police label a ‘protest’ a ‘riot’ when the mob goes berserk as darkness begins to fall.  (We believe the Chi-Coms are funding all of this mob mayhem).
  69. 2021 Friday G: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega Millions #1621 with a $401 million jackpot: 08, 24, 53, 68, 69, and Mega 07.   Out of 186,678 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $11,000 apiece.  Congratulations!
  70. 2022 Saturday: We encourage everyone to stick around to uncover whatever the Chi-Coms, their allies Canada, Iran, Russia, North Korea, and other s-hole countries, as well as their stooges in the Democratic Party are up to today- you know they’re up to no good!

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Saturday, January 01, 2022:

ENDNOTES:

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

[ii] 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.  Sadly, we failed to promote the music of Country Joe McDonald’s solo discography at the time.  We hope to rectify that at a later date.

[iii] We promoted the music of Spooky Tooth, Mott the Hoople, Mott, the British Lions, and Widowmaker- among other interconnected bands beginning on Friday, 25-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  We hope you will check out this collection of great rock music.  Even the worst albums among them beats the crap out of any bull crap music one hears today.

[iv] Little would the people of New York City know that this POS far-left, forever-stoned mayor would destroy their city and that come 2020 with the Chi-Com-manufactured pandemic out of control people would flee the dying city.  GET this scumbag out of office!

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339. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, DECEMBER 05, 2021

49. 2020 Saturday: Pearson Sharp of One America News Network (OANN) presented overwhelming evidence of the corruption employed by the Democrats in key battleground states in the 2020 Presidential Election: in Pennsylvania, 121,000 illegal votes while in Wisconsin another 200,000 illegal votes. In Arizona, there were 300,000 illegal votes, Nevada, 95,000 fraudulent votes, Michigan, a whopping 500,000 plus illegal votes and in Georgia, another 200,000 illegal votes which are enough to give all these states to President Donald J. Trump.

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339. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, DECEMBER 05, 2021:

President, Vice President, and U.S. Secretary of State Martin Van Buren; U.S. Attorney-General Caesar Augustus Rodney; U.S. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie; Buffalo Springfield featuring Jim Messina, “Beggar’s Banquet” by the Rolling Stones, and Savoy Brown featuring Kim Simmonds:

  1. 1349 Friday: During the Black Death, fearful rioters murder 500 Jews, thinking that maybe they are the cause of the dreadful disease.
  2. 1492 Monday: Christopher Columbus and his fleet of three ships ‘discover’ Hispaniola Island in the Caribbean Sea.
  3. 1766 Friday: James Christie, founder of the famous auctioneers, held his first sale in London on this date.
  4. 1776 Thursday: The first scholastic fraternity in North America, Phi Beta Kappa, was organized at the College of William and Mary at Williamsburg, Virginia.
  5. 1782 Thursday: The eighth president of the United States (March 04, 1837, to March 04, 1841), Martin Van Buren, was born in Kinderhook, New York; he was the first chief executive to be born after American independence. He also served as the nation’s 8th vice president from March 04, 1833, to March 04, 1837.  He also served as the nation’s 10th secretary of state, serving under President Andrew Jackson from March 28, 1829, to May 23, 1831, prior to moving up the political ladder.
  6. 1791 Monday: Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart[i] died in Vienna, Austria, at age 35.
  7. 1792 Wednesday: President George Washington was reelected to a second term in office. Meanwhile, in Bardstown, Kentucky, future 21stS. Treasury Secretary James Guthrie is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Pierce from March 07, 1853, to February 07, 1868.  He next became a senator representing his home state.
  8. 1804 Wednesday: President Thomas Jefferson and Vice President George Clinton win re-election to their respective offices.
  9. 1811 Thursday: The 6thS. Attorney-General Caesar Augustus Rodney stepped down from his post on this date. A Democratic-Republican, he served under Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison from January 20, 1807, until today.
  10. 1831 Monday: Former President John Quincy Adams took his seat as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
  11. 1832 Wednesday: President Andrew Jackson wins re-election as president of the United States.
  12. 1848 Wednesday: President James K. Polk triggered the Gold Rush of ’49 by confirming that gold had been discovered in California.
  13. 1861 Thursday: The Gatling gun receives a U.S. patent.
  14. 1876 Tuesday: A fire in a theater in Brooklyn kills 295 and injures more due to burning to death or being trampled by those attempting to escape. Elsewhere, D.C. Stillson received a patent for the Stillson wrench, which was the first practical pipe wrench.
  15. 1901 Thursday: Movie producer Walt Disney was born in Chicago on this date.
  16. 1908 Saturday: College football players first used numerals on uniforms at the University of Pittsburgh on this date.
  17. 1925 Saturday: In the 13th Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the Ottawa Senators defeat the Tammany Tigers, 24-1.
  18. 1932 Monday: German physicist Albert Einstein received a visa, which made it possible for him to travel to the United States.
  19. 1933 Tuesday: National Prohibition sputtered to a close as Utah became the 36th state to ratify the 21st Amendment to the Constitution, repealing the 18th
  20. 1936 Saturday: In the 24th Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the Sarnia Imperials defeat the Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-20.
  21. 1941 Saturday: A massive Soviet counter-offensive drives the Nazis away from Moscow. Meanwhile, the aircraft carrier USS Lexington and five heavy cruisers leave Pearl Harbor for maneuvers in the Pacific Ocean.
  22. 1942 Sunday: Field Marshal Erich von Manstein launches Operation Winter Storm, the relief of Stalingrad’s Sixth Army and Fourth Panzer Army. While Major General Hermann Balck and his 11th Panzer Division strike for Kalach, hoping to pull Soviet forces in his direction, Colonel General Hermann “Papa” Hoth begins the 73-mile strike towards Stalingrad.  If Hoth’s relief force could get to Stalingrad, the plan is to funnel in food and ammo so the Sixth Army and what’s left of the Fourth Panzer Army can break out and head towards Axis lines. 
  23. 1945 Wednesday: The famous “Lost Squadron” of Bermuda Triangle fame crashes somewhere east of Florida, never to be seen or heard from again.
  24. 1946 Thursday: Through Executive Order #9808, President Harry S. Truman establishes a committee on civil rights and how to fix the situation in the United States, one of the first acts that would lead ultimately to integration and an end to Jim Crow laws in the South.
  25. 1947 Friday: In Newbridge, Caerphilly, Wales, Kim Simmonds, the longtime guitarist and sometimes vocalist with the English rock band Savoy Brown[ii] was born on this date in history (look for the band’s albums here at the AICP-END). Elsewhere, Jim Messina—future bassist with Buffalo Springfield[iii] in 1968 and with Kenny Loggins in Loggins & Messina[iv]—was born on this date in Maywood, California.  Meanwhile, Joe Louis beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 rounds to win the heavyweight boxing title of the world.
  26. 1949 Monday: Ezzard Charles defeats Jersey Joe Walcott to win the heavyweight boxing title of the world.
  27. 1950 Tuesday: Ezzard Charles retains the heavyweight boxing title of the world by knocking out Nick Barone in the 11th round of their championship match.
  28. 1952 Friday: The Great Smog of London descended onto the city; the unusually thick fog contained toxic pollutants, lasted five days and took the blame for causing thousands of deaths. Where were outcries of ‘global warming-climate change’ then?  Nowhere to be heard.
  29. 1955 Monday: The American Congress of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations merged to form the AFL-CIO under its first president George Meany.
  30. 1968 Thursday: The Rolling Stones[v] release their classic “Beggar’s Banquet”[vi] album, one everyone should own! Every song on this album shines, beginning with “Sympathy for the Devil,” through “Jig-Saw Puzzle” through “Parachute Woman” through “Stray Cat Blues” through the closing notes of “Salt of the Earth.”
  31. 1983 Monday: Los Angeles Dodgers’ pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for one year over cocaine use.
  32. 1985 Thursday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average rises above 1,500 for the first time.
  33. 1990 Wednesday: For the first time in two years, since Ayatollah Khomeini put a fatwa on his head, “Satanic Verses” author Salman Rushdie appears in public.
  34. 1998 Saturday: James P. Hoffa claimed the Teamsters presidency after challenger Tom Leedham conceded defeat in the union’s presidential election.
  35. 2003 Friday: Th two makers of flu shots in the United States, Chiron, and Aventis Pasteur, announced they had run out of vaccine and would be unable to meet a surge in demand.
  36. 2007 Tuesday: At a shopping mall in Omaha, Nebraska, a shooter murders 8 people and then takes his own life as the cops close in.
  37. 2008 Thursday: The Labor Department reported that an alarming half-million jobs had vanished in November 2008 as unemployment hit a 15-year high of 6.7-percent. Meanwhile, in Las Vegas, a judge sentenced O.J. Simpson to 33 years in prison (with eligibility for parole after nine) for an armed robbery at a hotel room where sellers of sports memorabilia were peddling his stuff.  He left prison on parole on October 01, 2017.
  38. 2009 Friday: Tens of thousands of people protest in the streets of Rome, Italy, demanding that Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi resign over morals charges. Meanwhile, a jury in Perugia, Italy, convicted American student Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, of murdering Knox’s British roommate, Meredith Kercher, and sentenced them to lengthy prison terms.[vii]
  39. 2010 Saturday: The world is pursuing WikiLeaks and Julian Assange. The WikiLeaks Website is driven offline and in Switzerland, banking officials seek to shut down an account of Mr. Assange.  All because he shares the truth with the world!
  40. 2011 Monday: Reports indicate that credit ratings system Standard and Poor will review fifteen nations for possible downgrade including France and Germany. Meanwhile, in Syria, reports state that at least 60 bodies killed by the Syrian military’s chemical weapons are being transported to a hospital in Homs.
  41. 2012 Wednesday: On this date, famous American pianist and jazz composer, Dave Brubeck, dies at the age of 91. Meanwhile, Damascus accuses the Obama administration and NATO of using ‘chemical weapons attacks’ by the regime of Bashar al-Assad as a pretext for invasion.  Elsewhere, in Egypt, the military deploys tanks outside the presidential palace as rioters in the streets are getting out of control.
  42. 2013 Thursday: In Pretoria, former South African president and anti-Apartheid activist Nelson Mandela dies at the age of 95. Meanwhile, militant Houthi rebels attack a government military compound in Sana’a, Yemen, killing 52 and wounding another 167 people. Light ‘em up!
  43. 2014 Friday: NASA tests its Orion spacecraft, without a crew, 3,500 miles from Earth to test its ability to transform humans deeper into the Solar System. Additional tests will take place before the spacecraft will be able to carry human beings to Mars one day.
  44. 2015 Saturday: The Iraqi government demands that Turkey pull its troops out of the northern sector of their country as the Iraqis continue battling the ISIS militants holding the key city of Mosul.  Baghdad says the Turks did not consult with them before entering their country and need to remove themselves ASAP.
  45. 2016 Monday: President-elect Donald J. Trump announces his pick of Dr. Ben Carson to serve as his HUD secretary which drives leftists to scratching their heads.  Meanwhile, Facebook announces it will donate $20 million to Bay Area cities to help with affordable housing and with job training.  Love that virtue signaling!
  46. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump is preparing to declare Jerusalem as the capital of all Israel, despite global condemnation by those who support the BDS Movement and the Palestinians.  We say, “Screw them!”  Meanwhile, Democrat Congressman John Conyers, beset by numerous female accusers announces he plans to resign.  It is clear that the slush fund used by members of Congress to silence sexual harassment and assault accusers has paid out loads of cash to silence the accusers of this old coot.[viii]    
  47. 2018 Wednesday: According to left-wing reports, the planet is on a path to catastrophic climate change disaster seeing as how emissions for the year have reached levels unfit for human habitation. CO2 emissions are set to hit an increase of 2.7-percent that has believers of the pseudo science sweating bullets and chomping at the bit.  Meanwhile, the Beijing-controlled World Health Organization issues its own warning that IF the world can control carbon dioxide emissions, we could save millions of lives.  Well, okay.  Elsewhere, Barclay’s customers demand divestment from tar sands oil pipelines, purportedly the ‘dirtiest form of energy known to man.’   
  48. 2019 Thursday: Following the previous day of extremely boring but hostile ‘impeachment hearings’ in the House Judiciary Committee where four constitutional professors testified as to the validity of going after President Donald J. Trump, an addled and upset Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the House, appeared before the assembled news media and said it was full-speed ahead with the impeachment of the president. When questioned by journalist James Rosen as to whether the speaker ‘hated President Trump,’ the obviously senile woman blew up, began discussing her Catholicism and said she hated NO one.  Then, she hurriedly left the room because it appeared she was becoming unglued.
  49. 2020 Saturday: Pearson Sharp of One America News Network (OANN) presented overwhelming evidence of the corruption employed by the Democrats in key battleground states in the 2020 Presidential Election: in Pennsylvania, 121,000 illegal votes while in Wisconsin another 200,000 illegal votes. In Arizona, there were 300,000 illegal votes, Nevada, 95,000 fraudulent votes, Michigan, a whopping 500,000 plus illegal votes and in Georgia, another 200,000 illegal votes which are enough to give all these states to President Donald J. Trump. 
  50. 2020 Saturday A: We learn the POS international criminal George Soros, former World War II Nazi war criminal’s Minnesota Freedom Fund, has helped murderers, rapists, thugs, child molesters, arsonists, looters, and other forms of scum to get out jail and back onto the streets. Meanwhile, the forever-corrupt Congresswoman Maxine Waters, D-CA, has once again used campaign funds to finance a family member, this time her daughter.    Speaking of California, many county sheriff’s departments have announced that they will not enforce the harsh ‘stay-at-home orders’ imposed across the state by Democratic Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom, a corrupt, hypocritical politician who could be recalled by March 2021.  Elsewhere, the Washington Post reports that U.S. intelligence agencies are NOT providing ‘President-elect Pro China Joe’ Biden with intelligence briefings.  Why would they?  The man is a tool of the Chi-Coms and did not win the 2020 Presidential Election fairly.   Speaking of Beijing Biden, 222 GOP elected politicians will NOT call him, ‘president-elect.’
  51. 2020 Saturday B: The United Kingdom and the European Union are struggling to keep Brexit on course. In Somalia, the U.S. is on schedule to withdraw all forces and to redeploy them elsewhere.  Meanwhile, Delta Airlines is going to monitor its passengers’ information when it comes to COVID-19, aka the Chi-Vi, and provide it to government authorities.  Good reason NOT to fly Delta.
  52. 2020 Saturday C: Sidney Powell to Newsmax TV- there is plenty of time for President Trump to overturn the results of the fraudulent November 03, 2020, Presidential Election. Meanwhile, the U.S. imposes visa restrictions on more Chi-Com citizens which is good because their citizens entering the U.S. come her to spy for Beijing.  Elsewhere, 11 California counties around the Bay Area plan to implement Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom’s lockdown orders tonight and not later in the month.  Other counties, however, have no plan to follow his Nazi-like ‘laws’ (Please see 2020 Saturday A).  Finally, we learn that if Beijing Joe Biden somehow does become the nation’s next president, his inaugural ceremony and address will- in the style of Big Brother- be VIRTUAL.   
  53. 2020 Saturday D: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox, communist China’s gift to the world and a boon for Democrats who want to exercise their fascist skills in locking down people’s lives like California’s hypocritical snowflake Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom: Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 66,442,818 confirmed cases, +756,646, 1,527,209, confirmed deaths, +12,660, and 42,578,816 confirmed recoveries, +419,236.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 14,698,987 confirmed cases, UP 1235,058 from yesterday’s reporting, 284,339 confirmed deaths, UP 2,541, and 6,929,016 confirmed recoveries, UP 50,354.
  54. 2020 Saturday E: Next, 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: 1,318,139 confirmed cases, 19,791 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 18,738 confirmed cases, 261 confirmed deaths, and no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 182,758 confirmed cases, 3,062 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Oregon currently, they have 81,441 confirmed cases, 1,004 confirmed deaths, and no mention of confirmed recoveries- we guess it is what it is.  Let’s look at Israel’s stats now that Mo is living there: 343,826 confirmed cases, 2,909 confirmed deaths, and 327,749 confirmed recoveries.
  55. 2020 Saturday F: In Georgia, President Donald J. Trump holds a massive rally for the two Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, both fighting against far-left losers seeking to topple the country and put it onto the path of socialism. The crowd is ecstatic and wants truth instead of lies and demands their state’s governor and secretary of state do what the Constitution and the people of Georgia demand: investigate the fraudulent election and send criminals to prison.
  56. 2020 Saturday G: Stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto and Powerball drawings.  First, here are the numbers for Super Lotto Draw #3514 with a jackpot of $13 million up for grabs: 01, 13, 30, 35, 40, and Mega 02.  Out of 87,290 winning tickets, 10 people had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,631 apiece.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #800 with a jackpot of $243 million on the line: 03, 04, 06, 48, 53, and Power 10. Out of 91,394 winning tickets, the highest winners were 65 people who had four numbers for a prize of $370 apiece.
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Richard Thompson joined forces with Danny Thompson (the two are unrelated) to put out a concept album of sorts regarding the effects of industry upon England.  Aptly titled, “Industry,” the album came out on February 15, 1997, and featured a varied group of accompanying musicians.  Some names you will recognize while others, you may not.  There are many choice tidbits on this effort which is why we encourage everyone to visit whatever site it is you do for the best in music such as Amazon, Discogs, AllMusic, even the record store (remember those?) as you will be glad you did.  Seek it out- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] If we are still alive and doing this blog in 20 years or so, we will present the music of the classic composers as without them, there would be NO civilization, only ISIS-like hell.

[ii] We began presenting the music of this famous British blues-rock band beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through 28-February-2011.  We hope you will seek the music of Savoy Brown out and consider adding it to your collection.

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

[iv] Yes, we hope to promote the music of Loggins and Messina one day.  Not sure when.

[v] We began promoting the music of the Rolling Stones and of its individual members beginning on Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.

[vi] “Beggar’s Banquet” by the Rolling Stones appeared at the blog on Sunday, 03-April-2016.

[vii] However, after a series of back-and-forth court rulings, Knox and Sollecito were definitively acquitted in 2015 by Italy’s highest court.

[viii] Congressman Conyers has been accused of groping office staffers, improper comments on the physical attributes of staffers, and of walking around his office in his boxer shorts with the old Slim Jim dangling out of them.

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54. 2020 Monday: Following on last week’s announcement by Pfizer of a COVID-19 vaccine, 90-percent effective, Moderna announces that its own vaccine- one that is 94.5-percent effective- is ready to go.

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320. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2021:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Pierce Butler; U.S. Secretary of War James McHenry; U.S. Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird; U.S. Senator James Inhofe; It’s a Beautiful Day featuring Patti Santos, “Whatever Gets You through the Night” by John Lennon and Elton John, “Mind Games” by John Lennon, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Dino Valenti, and Savoy Brown featuring Paul Raymond:

  1. 1380 Thursday: French King Charles VI declares there will be no taxation ‘forever.’
  2. 1532 Wednesday: After the Battle of Cajamarca, Francisco Pizarro and his Conquistadors capture the Incan Emperor Atahualpa.  He would order his captive to order his people to bring them all their gold if they wished to see their ruler freed.  The native began the trek from Paititi, the famed city of gold somewhere in the jungle, yet to be found to this day.
  3. 1753 Friday: In Ballymoney, Ireland, future 3rd U.S. Secretary of War James McHenry is born.  A future Federalist, he would serve under Presidents George Washington, and John Adams from January 27, 1796, to May 13, 1800.
  4. 1776 Saturday: British troops captured Fort Washington in New York during the American Revolution.
  5. 1798 Friday: Kentucky becomes the first state to nullify an act of Congress.
  6. 1801 Monday: The first edition of the New York Evening Post hits the streets.
  7. 1824 Tuesday: New York City’s Fifth Avenue opens for business.
  8. 1885 Monday: Authorities in Canada executed rebel leader Louis Riel for high treason.
  9. 1894 Friday: In Kurdistan, Ottoman Turkish troops massacre 6,000-plus Armenians.
  10. 1907 Saturday: Oklahoma became the 46th state of the Union.
  11. 1914 Monday: Pope Benedict XV calls for peace in Europe and around the world where numerous nations are fighting World War I.  Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve System formally begins operations.
  12. 1915 Tuesday: Coca-Cola received a patent for its contoured bottle on this date with the bottle going into production for the following year.
  13. 1917 Friday: Georges Clemenceau again became prime minister of France.
  14. 1918 Saturday: Communists declare the Hungarian People’s Republic. 
  15. 1933 Thursday: The United States and the Soviet Union established diplomatic relations.
  16. 1939 Thursday: After 7.5 years, Al Capone–suffering from terminal syphilis–completes his prison sentence for tax evasion and authorities release him from the federal penitentiary at Alcatraz Island.  Elsewhere, in Washington, D.C., 71st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Pierce Butler died.  President Warren G. Harding nominated the Democrat to fill the seat of Republican Associate Justice William R. Day.  Butler served from December 21, 1922, to November 16, 1939.
  17. 1941 Sunday: Siberian troops  begin pouring into Moscow with which, Marshal Zhukov will save the city from the approaching German onslaught.  Once the Soviets learned that the Japanese would not invade the Asiatic portion of the Far East, they began funneling troops and weapons as quickly as possible from the East.  The Germans had no clue as to what was going to hit them.
  18. 1942 Monday: The Germans continue struggling to gain control in fits and starts in the ruins of Stalingrad.  The Soviet forces remaining in the doomed city continue to resist.  Across the Volga River, the Red Army is preparing to launch the counteroffensive the Germans on the ground are aware might hit them while in Berlin, the German General Staff and Adolf Hitler still believe the Reds are spent although they are coming to believe the reports flowing in.
  19. 1945 Friday: Paul Raymond, future keyboardist, and vocalist with a variety of British bands including Chicken Shack[i],  Savoy Brown[ii] and UFO[iii], was born on this date in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England.  
  20. 1946 Saturday: Following the conclusion of a London-based conference, UN members founded the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
  21. 1949 Wednesday: Pattie Santos, future vocalist with the San Francisco band, It’s a Beautiful Day,[iv] was born on this date in San Francisco, California.     
  22. 1952 Sunday: In the Peanuts comic strip, Lucy held a football for Charlie Brown for the first time on this date.
  23. 1959 Monday: The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “The Sound of Music” opened on Broadway.
  24. 1960 Wednesday: Academy Award-winning Clark Gable died in Los Angeles at age 59.
  25. 1961 Thursday: House Speaker Samuel T. Rayburn, 79, died at his home in Bonham, Texas, having served as speaker since 1940 except for two terms as minority leader of the Democrats.
  26. 1966 Wednesday: Dr. Samuel H. Sheppard won acquittal in his second trial of murdering his pregnant wife, Marilyn, in 1954.
  27. 1969 Sunday: The U.S. Army announced that it was going charge several soldiers with the massacre and subsequent cover-up of the butchery that occurred in the Vietnamese hamlet of My Lai.  The massacre occurred on March 16, 1968.
  28. 1973 Friday: Skylab 4, carrying a crew of three astronauts, launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on an 84-day mission.  Meanwhile, President Richard M. Nixon authorizes the construction of the Alaskan oil pipeline.  Elsewhere, John Lennon releases his “Mind Games”[v] album.
  29. 1974 Saturday: “Whatever gets you through the Night,”[vi] by former Beatle John Lennon and Elton John[vii] hits #1 on the pop music charts, his ONLY #1 single in his solo career.
  30. 1981 Monday: A vaccine developed for hepatitis-B by the Merck Institute for Therapeutic Research received an approval from the federal government on this date.
  31. 1982 Tuesday: The National Football League announces it has come to an agreement with the NFL Players Union, which will end a 57-day labor strike.
  32. 1988 Wednesday: Actress Robin Givens sues boxer Mike Tyson for libel seeking $125 million in damages.  Meanwhile, Benazir Bhutto wins the first free Pakistani presidential election in 11 years.
  33. 1989 Thursday: El Salvadoran troops kill six Jesuit priests on this date.
  34. 1993 Tuesday: Russian President Boris Yeltsin closes the museum dedicated to founder of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Lenin.
  35.  1994 Wednesday: In Santa Rosa, California, Dino Valenti, former lead singer of the San Francisco band, Quicksilver Messenger Service[viii] lost his battle with a lengthy illness and died; he was just 57.  Elsewhere, U.S. Senator James Inhofe, Republican, representing Oklahoma entered the world’s greatest deliberative body on this date and as of 2020 remains there.  
  36. 1997 Sunday: China’s most prominent pro-democracy campaigner, Wei Jingsheng, arrived in the United States after being released following nearly 18 years of imprisonment in his country.
  37. 1998 Monday: In Burlington, Wisconsin, law enforcement arrested a group of five high school students for their part in an alleged plot to murder a carefully selected group of teachers and fellow students.
  38. 2000 Thursday: Bill Clinton became the first serving U.S. president to visit communist Vietnam by doing so on this date.
  39. 2001 Friday: Investigators found a letter addressed to Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy, D-VT, containing anthrax; it was the second letter bearing the deadly germ known to have been sent to Capitol Hill.
  40. 2004 Tuesday: President George W. Bush picked national Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice to be his new secretary of state, succeeding Colin Powell.  Meanwhile, Al-Jazeera television said it had received a video showing a hooded militant shooting a blindfolded woman in the head; intelligence agencies believed the woman was kidnapped British aid worker Margaret Hassan.  What’s more, Sunni Muslims in Iraq expressed anger over videotape showing the fatal shooting of a wounded and apparently unarmed man in a Fallujah Mosque by a U.S. Marine.  The Marines[ix] decided not to court-martial the unidentified corporal much to the chagrin of the Islamic terrorists. 
  41. 2006 Thursday: Democrats embraced Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi as the first female House speaker in history, but then selected Steny Hoyer as majority leader against her wishes. 
  42. 2008 Sunday: According to the BBC, Citigroup will cut 75,000 jobs by early 2009.  Meanwhile, the Russians are having financial problems- after nine indices fall by more than 5-percent, the Russian Trading System Stock Exchange finds itself suspended.
  43. 2009 Monday: President Obama and other world leaders find themselves stymied in their drive to create some sort of lasting climate deal.  They announce they will try again in 2010.
  44. 2010 Tuesday: Fellow congressmen-and-women found longtime Democratic Congressman Charlie Rangel[x] guilty of multiple House rules, including failure to pay his taxes.  Meanwhile, senators from the Republican Party adopt a bill to ban earmarks, a process of setting aside money in bills for specific purposes specified by legislators.
  45. 2011 Wednesday: In the South Waziristan Province of Pakistan, locals find the bodies of 13 death believed-to-be terrorists, killed by a possible U.S. drone strike.
  46. 2012 Friday: Hostess Brands reveals its plan to file for bankruptcy and liquidate its assets, claiming contract disputes from the bakery’s union worker strike crippled its operations; the strike caused the layoff of about 18,500 workers.
  47. 2013 Saturday: In the Maldives presidential election, Abdullah Yameen wins with 51.3-percent of the vote over 48.6-percent for former leader Mohamed Nasheen.
  48. 2014 Sunday: Health officials identify the bird flu in birds on three farms.  However, even though the strain poses minimal risk to humans, the poultry farmers will euthanize their birds anyway.  Elsewhere, the Islamic State radical Muslim terrorist group whom President Barack Obama called the ‘junior varsity,’ released a video featured a masked militant standing over the severed head of Peter Kassig, a former U.S. soldier-turned-aid worker in Syria.  Obama denounced the killing as one of “pure evil.”
  49. 2015 Monday:  Russia confirms that a bomb did indeed bring down their jetliner of Egypt’s Sinai Desert last month, a terrorist attack that killed 224 passengers and crew onboard.  Meanwhile, French President Francois Hollande seeks to expand the powers of the state following recent terrorist attacks while across the English Channel in the United Kingdom, the Brits add 1,900 intelligence officers to government payroll so they can monitor the activities of jihadists on their soil.
  50. 2016 Wednesday:  In Fort Myers, Florida, the former 10th U.S. Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird died at age 94.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from January 22, 1969, to January 29, 1973.  Next, according to liberal Democrat sources, Kris Kobach, Kansas’ secretary of state and a member of the Trump transition team, says that the Trump administration will construct a wall along the entire border between our country and Mexico and will also reinstate a registry to monitor Muslim refugees in the country.  Sounds good.   Meanwhile, Black Lives Matter issues first statement on the Trump administration- ‘everyone’s a racist, reparations must come, demands for economic justice, an end to the war on black people,’ and numerous other things.
  51. 2017 Thursday: Reports for new home construction in the United States for the preceding month have rebounded quickly from the end of the Obama administration.  People are positive that their lives are going to improve under President Trump and the economy is picking up.   Meanwhile, Minnesota Senator Al Franken cannot catch a break as another woman accuses him of groping and forced kissing.  Poor bastard.  That’s a Democrat for you.  
  52. 2018 Friday: A U.S. official said intelligence officials had concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.  Meanwhile, a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN ‘reporter’ Jim Acosta.[xi]
  53. 2019 Saturday: CNN projects on Saturday night that Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards held onto his seat.  The Democrat at press time is said to have edged the Republican challenger, businessman Eddie Rispone.  Democrats go wild in the streets!  Meanwhile, today marks the 500th founding of the city of Havana, Cuba.
  54. 2020 Monday:  Following on last week’s announcement by Pfizer of a COVID-19 vaccine, 90-percent effective, Moderna announces that its own vaccine- one that is 94.5-percent effective- is ready to go.  New York Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo threatens the Trump administration with lawsuits if the vaccine does not come to his state and soon.  After receiving all manner of help from the Trump administration earlier in the year, the dingbat governor turned around and attacked President Donald J. Trump on his alleged ‘lackluster response’ to the Chinese Virus.  This guy is such a POS, he should be on trial charged with thousands of counts of needless deaths because had he not sent Wuhan Flu-infected spreaders into rest homes across the state, thousands of people would still be alive today.  Meanwhile, politics continues on and on as lowlife scumbags such as Dr. Tony Fauci, Governor Mike DeWine, and former Governor Asa Hutchinson all attack Trump for not bringing in the Biden transition team.  Wow.
  55. 2020 Monday A: The more the United States learns about the corrupt Dominion Voting System out of our northern neighbor Canada, the angrier millions of Americans are becoming.  The sad fact that 33 states use this easily hacked system with its servers in Germany and vote tabulators in Barcelona, Spain, the more we learn that Canada is NOT our friend.  IF President Trump survives what the little cross-dresser Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his father one of the Rolling Stones as his mother was a groupie in 1978-1979, we must cut the Canadians out of any cooperation between our country and theirs.  Some of us here at the AICPENDBLOG.COM believe that what Canada has done to us- interfering in our politics- is an act of war and that we should nuke the living hell out of them.  – Chef Olaf Bologolo.
  56. 2020 Monday B: SEC Chairman Jay Clayton is stepping down early.  Meanwhile, although Fake News Media continues reporting that the Trump campaign has given up fighting for the Keystone State, Newsmax contributor and presidential strategist Dick Morris says this is ‘bogus,’ that the campaign is fighting in Pennsylvania to stop the theft of the election.  Elsewhere, ‘president-elect’ “Pro-China Joe” Biden calls on Congress to pass a sweeping new Chi-Vi relief package and attempts to take credit for the new COVID-19 vaccines developed by both Pfizer and Moderna.  Finally, President Donald J. Trump hints at support for a primary challenger to Ohio’s Republican Governor Mike DeWine, a POS RINO who has done whatever he can to thwart the 45th president.  The man is no better than John Kasich was, a piece of pond scum who would cut his own party’s throat if it meant liberal news media would love him.  Other problems exist in Georgia, a state controlled by Republicans but seemingly doing the dirty work of the Democrats.   
  57. 2020 Monday C: The Chi-Coms and 14 other nations signed a massive trade deal on Sunday that will bring more than 2.5 billion people into a trade pact headed by Beijing, one that excludes the United States.  Member countries include: People’s Republic of China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam.  Like the Chi-Coms’ Belt and Road Initiative, this is a way by which, the corrupt communist regional power is attempting to become a global superpower, tying nations together- including allies of the U.S.- into a tight web of interconnectivity and one with which, they hope they can destroy the United States, especially IF President Trump is able to pull a victory out of the fire.
  58. 2020 Monday D: As for the Beijing Bug, here are the numbers for the CHI-VI, you know, COVID-19 Chinese Bat Flu Virus Crisis, the pandemic they started but still try to blame on the U.S.:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 54,678,159 confirmed cases, +493,801, 1,321,403, confirmed deaths, +6,499, and 35,098,656 confirmed recoveries, +267,664.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Xi Jinping Bat Flu pandemic: 11,200,491 confirmed cases, up 150,340 from yesterday’s reporting, 250,003 confirmed deaths, UP 672, and 5,957,635 confirmed recoveries, UP 24,366.  Next, 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: 1,040,733 confirmed cases, 18,277 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 16,619 confirmed cases, 222 confirmed deaths, and last week at this time 12,083 confirmed recoveries but no updates today.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 135,433 confirmed cases, 2,638 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Alabama, currently, they have 219,232 confirmed cases, 3,249 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries which seems to be the way of the world at present  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife have moved there: 324,755 confirmed cases, 2,735 confirmed deaths, and 313,643 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at another nation: Brazil: they have 5,876,740 confirmed cases of the CHI-VI, 166,067 confirmed deaths and 5,322,466 confirmed recoveries.
  59. 2020 Monday E: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 29,950.44, UP 470.63 points (+1.60%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  11,924.13, UP 94.84 points (+0.80%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,626.91, UP 41.76 points (+1.16%).  Price of GOLD: $1,887.70 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $24.83 per troy oz., +0.028 (+0.11%).  Price of PLATINUM: $928.20 per troy oz., +0.70 (+0.88%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,345.10 per troy oz., +15.40 (+0.66%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.22 per #, +0.0015 (+0.05%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $41.42, +0.08 (+0.19%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.58 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.84 euros.  Just for a lark, $1 U.S. = 76.82 Afghan afghani.
  60. 2020 Monday F: Here is tonight’s Monday Night Football game with the results: (14) Minnesota Vikings, 19 (4-5) @ Chicago Bears, 13 (5-5)
  61. 2021 Tuesday: Stick around for the latest news of the day…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0651 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset’s Peace.”  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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Simon Nichol released his first official solo album on March 23, 1987, “Before Your Time.”  An amazing artist, songwriter, and vocalist, the man has his English and Celtic folk rock down.  Joining Simon are Dave Pegg (basses), John Kirkpatrick (accordions), Maartin Allcock (basses), two singers, and Mr. Nichol on everything else.  This one can sometimes be challenging to find; however, if you visit sites such as AllMusic, Discogs, and other online emporiums of music, you might find it at a decent price even by visiting eBay and other such sites.  Ah, well, seek it out and if able to give it a listen, please do so.  We think you will enjoy it as much as do.  We still listen to our fading LP format of the record.

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TODAY IN HISTORY, TUESDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2021, BLOG POST #4,252

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Monday, November 16, 2020, Today in History:  

We feel compelled to share with our new readers that we are an OPINION SITE and not a NEWS SITE although we do report the news.  If anything, we are big history buffs which is why we have been going strong since early 2009…


Tuesday, November 16, 2021:

ENDNOTES:

[i] When we promoted the music of Fleetwood Mac, we should have shared the music of Chicken Shack in the same way we should have tied the music of UFO in with it seeing as how musicians from Chicken Shack joined both bands at later times.

[ii] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[iii] We look forward to doing the music of UFO as well as of the Michael Schenker Group within the next year or two.  We hope you will join us when we do.

[iv] It’s a Beautiful Day is one of the all-time great San Francisco rock bands.  We began promoting them on Thursday, August 25, 2011, through Monday, August 29, 2011, and again on Tuesday, February 04, 2014, through Wednesday, February 05, 2014.  We encourage everyone to check their discography out and consider adding them to your collection.

[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, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.

[vi] This is a great song from the “Walls and Bridges” album that everyone must seek out and consider adding to their collection.  We promoted this album on Sunday, 12-25-2016.  We hope you will seek it out. 

[vii] We will be presenting Elton John’s music at some point.

[viii] We began promoting this famed San Francisco rock band on Friday, March 25, 2011, through Monday, April 04, 2011, and again from Tuesday, August 20, 2013, through Monday, September 02, 2013.  Please, seek the albums out featured in the blog posts on those dates. 

[ix] Both President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama waged war on U.S. fighting men and women which was not right.  We must return to fighting wars the way we did from Vietnam backward to the Spanish-American War.  We cannot prosecute soldiers for fighting a soulless enemy, one that we definitely need to kill using any means imaginable.

[x] Like many of the Democrats, Charlie Rangel is a perfect example of the corruption that permeates that party.  Everyone knew for decades that Congressman Rangel was a crooked POS, yet it took them far too long to get his ass out of Congress.

[xi] This guy is one of the big purveyors of fake news and should be doing tough time in prison.

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