203. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2021

LL. 1987 Wednesday: To protect them from possible Iranian assault, the United States Navy commenced escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti oil tankers up and down the Persian Gulf. Because the Iraqis were kicking Iranian butt in the Iran-Iraq War, the Iranians wanted to widen the war to which, the United States under President Ronald Reagan told them, “NO.”

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203. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2021:

U.S. Attorneys General John J. Crittenden and James Speed; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Thomas Ewing; U.S. Secretary of State John M. Clayton; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William M. Meredith; Chef James “JT” Tobiason, Bad Company featuring Brian Howe, the Eagles featuring Don Henley, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, the Monkees, the Spencer Davis Group featuring Eddie Hardin, and Supertramp featuring Rick Davies:

  1. 259 Friday: St. Dionysius becomes the 25th Roman Catholic Pope, replacing Sixtus II, the 24th pontiff.  St. Dionysius served from today until December 26, 268 while his predecessor served from August 30, 257 until August 6, 258.   
  2. 1298 Tuesday: At the Battle of Falkirk, the British defeat the Scots putting them under English control.
  3. 1306 Thursday: King Philip the Fair orders the expulsion of ALL Jews from France.
  4. 1515 Thursday: The Congress of Vienna settles issues between Poland and the Holy Roman Empire.
  5. 1587 Wednesday: An English colony fated to vanish under mysterious circumstances was established on the island of Roanoke off the coast of North Carolina.
  6. 1796 Friday: General Moses Cleveland founded the city of Cleveland on this date.
  7. 1798 Sunday: For the first time since being launched on October 21, 1797, the USS Constitution was underway and out to sea on this date.
  8. 1812 Wednesday: At the Battle of Salamanca in Spain, English troops commanded by the Duke of Wellington defeated the French.
  9. 1850 Monday: The 18th U.S. Secretary of State John M. Clayton left office on this date.  A member of several political parties including the National Republican, Whig, and American Parties, he served under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from March 08, 1849 until today.  Next, the 22nd U.S. Attorney General John J. Crittenden assumed office on this date.  Also a member of numerous political parties, he served under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from today until March 04, 1853.  Meanwhile, Senator Thomas Ewing, W-OH, the first U.S. Secretary of the Interior left office on this date.  He served under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from March 08,1848 until today.   
  10. 1850 Monday A: The 19th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William M. Meredith left office on this date.  A Federalist, then a Whig, and finally a Republican, he served under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from March 08, 1849 until today.
  11. 1862 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln presented to his Cabinet a preliminary draft of the Emancipation Proclamation; however, he did not release it until the Union began experiencing battlefield success.
  12. 1866 Sunday: The 27th U.S. Attorney General James Speed left office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson from December 02, 1864 until today.
  13. 1893 Saturday: Wellesley College professor Katharine Lee Bates visited the summit of Pikes Peak, where she was inspired to write the original version of her poem, “America the Beautiful.”
  14. 1916 Saturday: A bomb went off during a Preparedness Day parade in San Francisco, California, killing 10 people.
  15. 1926 Thursday: Babe Ruth caught a baseball at Mitchell Field in New York.  What made this event so unique is that an airplane flying at 250 feet dropped it.
  16. 1933 Saturday: American aviator Wiley Post completed his first solo flight around the world as he returned to New York’s Floyd Bennett Field after traveling for 7 days, 18.75 hours.
  17. 1934 Sunday: Bank robber John Dillinger was shot to death by federal agents outside Chicago’s Biograph Theater, where he had just seen the Clark Gable movie, “Manhattan Melodrama.”
  18. 1937 Thursday: The U.S. Senate rejects a bid by Democrat President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to enlarge (‘stack’) the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS).
  19. 1939 Saturday: The first black female judge in the history of the United States —Jane Matilda Bolin—assumes her post in New York City.
  20. 1940 Monday: Following Adolf Hitler putting out peace feelers to the Brits, Lord Halifax, the British foreign secretary, rebuffs the Fuhrer by telling him that until others have freedom, Great Britain will continue the fight and won’t submit.  This, of course, outrages the Nazi leader.  He had hopes that the German and British peoples which have much in common could ally together in the fight against global Bolshevism but the Brits are having none of it.
  21. 1941 Tuesday: Architects presented the plans for the Pentagon to the House Subcommittee of Appropriations.  On the Eastern Front, Axis forces continue steamrolling across the Soviet Union.  The problems the Axis troops are facing is that as they head east, Russia opens up like a great funnel which dilutes the strength of the Axis forces.  That’s bad enough but stories of the atrocities the Nazis are committing behind the lines against civilians- notably communist party members and Jews- is stiffening the backbones of the Red Army soldiers.  Even without help in sight, they trade their lives to buy time for their comrades farther east to prepare defenses.   Still, Operation Barbarossa rolls forward.
  22. 1942 Wednesday: The Nazis began transporting Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto to the Treblinka Death Camp.  Meanwhile, back along the Atlantic Seaboard in the United States, gasoline-rationing involving the use of coupons commenced.  Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater, the Japanese are continuing their advance across New Guinea placing Australia in danger.
  23. 1943 Thursday: American forces led by General George S. Patton captured Palermo, Sicily, during World War II.  At least 50,000 Italian troops- about the size of a division- are trapped in the western portion of the island and without relief will have to lay down their arms and become prisoners of war.  Not long ago, Il Duce Benito Mussolini guaranteed his ally, Adolf Hitler, that the Fascists would continue the fight.
  24. 1944 Saturday: The Soviet military authorities set up the Polish National Liberation Committee. In essence, they are telling the Free Polish government broadcasting orders to the Polish people from London, ‘you aren’t in charge here.’  Soviet forces capture the strategic city of Chelm and redouble their efforts at encircling Lublin, Poland.  Meanwhile, in London, Rick Davies, future keyboardist, and vocalist with the rock group, Supertramp[i], is born in Swindon, England.
  25. 1945 Sunday: As Allied bombers continue blasting Japan, the Japanese government still is not ready to throw in the towel.  Tokyo still thinks it can negotiate a peace and tells the Allies; we are ‘open to peace feelers but not to outright surrender.’  The Imperial Japanese are determined to defend their home islands to the bitter end no matter the cost.
  26. 1946 Monday: The militant Zionist group Irgun blew up a wing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, killing 91 people and wounding many more. 
  27. 1947 Tuesday: Don Henley, future drummer, and vocalist with the Eagles[ii] is born on this date in Gilmer, Texas.
  28. 1949 Friday: Chef James “JT” Tobiason—future blogger at the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day—was born on this date.
  29. 1953 Wednesday: In Portsmouth, England, future second vocalist for Bad Company[iii]– Brian Howe- is born.  He would take the place of Paul Rodgers when the famed vocalist for both Free and the original Bad Company left the band to work with Jimmy Page in the Firm.
  30. 1955 Friday: The first vice president to preside over a president’s cabinet meeting—Richard M. Nixon in support of President Dwight D. Eisenhower—does so on this date.
  31. 1963 Monday: Sonny Liston knocks out Floyd Patterson in the first round of their heavyweight title fight to win the title.
  32. 1965 Thursday: BBC-TV in England debuted “Till Death Us Do Part” on this date.
  33. 1967 Saturday: Jimi Hendrix[iv] calls it ‘quits’ opening for the Monkees[v] on their U.S. tour.
  34. 1969 Tuesday: Aretha Franklin undergoes arrest in Detroit, Michigan, for disturbing the peace.
  35. 1975 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives votes to restore citizenship to General Robert E. Lee, he, of Civil War fame.
  36. 1982 Thursday: In the largest mass wedding ever, the Reverend Sun Myung Moon married 2,200 couples in New York City’s Madison Square Garden.
  37. 1986 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives impeaches Federal Judge Harry E. Clairborne on grounds of income tax evasion.
  38. 1987 Wednesday: To protect them from possible Iranian assault, the United States Navy commenced escorting re-flagged Kuwaiti oil tankers up and down the Persian Gulf.  Because the Iraqis were kicking Iranian butt in the Iran-Iraq War, the Iranians wanted to widen the war to which, the United States under President Ronald Reagan told them, “NO.”
  39. 1991 Thursday: Police in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, arrested sick f**k Jeffrey Dahmer, who later confessed to murdering 17 men and boys.  Dahmer ended up dying in prison after another inmate beat him to death in general population.
  40. 1992 Saturday: Colombian drug cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar escapes from his luxury prison near the city of Medellin.  Security forces eventually located him in December 1992, stormed his compound and killed the degenerate cocaine baron.   
  41. 1994 Monday: O.J. Simpson pleads “Absolutely 100-percent not-guilty” of murder.
  42. 1995 Saturday: Worthless mother Susan Smith is found guilty of murdering her two young children in South Carolina so she could be with her boyfriend.
  43. 1998 Wednesday: The frigging Iranians tested a medium-range missile capable of hitting Saudi Arabia or Israel on this date.  
  44. 1999 Thursday: In Rome, N.Y., the 30th anniversary music festival celebrating the original Woodstock Music and Arts Festival of 1969 begins.  None of the bands there could ever approximate the original performers and add to that the fact the concert temperatures were over 100 degrees plus, people became violent and battled with one another bringing the mess to an end on the 25th.  Some said the fiasco was ‘the day the music died,’ a comment attributed to San Francisco Examiner journalist Jane Ganahi.  Yes, we think it did die there what with a mishmash of various groups.   The fact that people fought with each other, there were sexual assaults, rapes, arson, and looting says that this event was NOT about ‘peace and love.’  Nope.  Can’t rekindle the magic.
  45. 2000 Saturday: Astronomers at the University of Arizona announced they had a 17th moon orbiting Jupiter.
  46. 2003 Tuesday: Saddam Hussein’s two miserable sons Odai and Qusai died during a gunfight with U.S. forces in northern Iraq.  Elsewhere, a fire broke out near the top of the Eiffel Tower.  French authorities evacuated approximately 4,000 people sans any reported injuries.
  47. 2004 Thursday: The September 11 commission’s final report hit the news on this date.  The 575-page report concluded that hijackers exploited “deep institutional failings within our government.”  The commission released it to the White House a day before.  This report has led many 9-11 Truthers to blame George W. Bush for allowing the jihadist scum to attack the United States so the President could launch a war with Iraq.  This is a bunch of felonious bull crap as EVERYONE—we repeat—EVERYONE believed Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.
  48. 2005 Friday: A labor agreement ended an NHL lockout that canceled the previous hockey season. 
  49. 2008 Tuesday: Tropical Storm Dolly spun into a hurricane as it headed toward the U.S.-Mexico border.  Meanwhile, European Union ministers agreed to toughen sanctions against murderous thug-dictator President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe to pressure him to share power with the opposition.  Finally, actress Estelle Getty died in Los Angeles, California, at age 84.
  50. 2009 Wednesday: The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century, lasting up to 6 minutes and 38.8 seconds occurred over parts of Asia and the Pacific Ocean.
  51. 2011 Friday: The International Monetary Fund approves a new three-year loan deal for Haiti, $60 million and cancels its $268 million debt.  Elsewhere, Anders Breivik, a self-described “militant nationalist,” massacred 69 people at a Norwegian island youth retreat after detonating a bomb in nearby Oslo that killed eight others in the nation’s worst violence since World War II.  Breivik was angry over the massive importation of Muslims into his homeland.
  52. 2012 Sunday:  India elects Pranab Mukherjee as its new President.
  53. 2013 Monday: Scientific studies reveal that dolphins have unique names for one another in much the same way as do human beings.  Elsewhere, frenzied crowds of Roman Catholics in Rio de Janeiro mobbed the car carrying Pope Francis as he returned to his home continent for the first time as pontiff, embarking on a seven-day visit.  Meanwhile, the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton, gave birth to a son, Prince George, who became third in line to the British throne after Prince Charles and Prince William.
  54. 2014 Tuesday: A case of bubonic plague in the Chinese province of Gansu prompts quarantines in parts of the city of Yumen; while outbreaks are rare, the disease can be contracted by contact with fleas from wild rodents.
  55. 2015 Wednesday: Eddie Hardin of the Spencer Davis Group[vi] and Axis Point[vii] died from a heart attack on this date.  
  56. 2016 Friday: In Munich, Germany, a shooter murders 9 people at the Olympia shopping mall and then turns the gun on himself.   Meanwhile, Democratic Party 2016 Presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton announces Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice-presidential nominee and running mate.
  57. 2017 Saturday: The United States Navy and President Donald J. Trump christened the newest aircraft carrier to the fleet, the USS Gerald R. Ford, on this date.    Meanwhile, in San Antonio, Texas, one of the worst incidents of tragedy in human trafficking occurs as 10 illegal aliens die in the back of an overheated semi-truck trailer.   
  58. 2018 Sunday: In response to a hateful speech by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, President Donald J. Trump sends out a Tweet in which, he warns the s-hole nation of “CONSEQUENCES.”  The Iranians would be wise to listen to the 45th president as he is not- we repeat NOT- the 44th president who was Pro-Iranian to the bone.   Meanwhile, in anti-gun Toronto, Canada, a shooter kills 2 and wounds 13 before being shot dead by law enforcement.
  59. 2019 Monday: The latest Marvel Comics superhero film, “Avengers: Endgame,” surpasses “Avatar” as the world’s highest-grossing film pulling in $2.9 billion.  People love the comic book movies it says a lot about the public paying big bucks to watch this schlock.   Meanwhile, Pakistani President Imran Khan meets with President Donald J. Trump at the White House on a state visit.   Elsewhere, in northwestern Syria at Maarat al-Numan, Russian warplanes in support of Syrian government forces kill at least 31 civilians.   Finally, President Donald J. Trump says that the ‘U.S. could win the war in Afghanistan in one week.’  “I just don’t want to kill 10 million people.  If I wanted to win that war, Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the earth.”  (Mr. President, this is why God gave the United States the neutron bomb- use them!).
  60. 2020 Wednesday: The U.S. State Department orders the closure- by this Friday- of the People’s Republic of (Communist) China’s consulate in Houston, Texas.  The Chinese within the facility immediately start a bonfire with which to eliminate all sensitive documents but everyone knows the Houston consulate (and most of the others) are hotbeds for hostile spying on everything in the area: U.S. air force and other military bases, the U.S. space program, and bio research, especially into the Chinese-manufactured Bat Flu pandemic sweeping the planet.  Meanwhile reports inform the world that every day PRC warplanes are buzzing Taiwan, a free nation the communists are determined to reclaim.  STAND STRONG TAIWAN!  WE ADVOCATE FOR A RETURN OF THE TWO-CHINA POLICY BY WHICH, TAIWAN BECOMES A FREE AND INDEPENDENT NATION AS THEY WERE BEFORE THE UNITED NATIONS THREW THEM UNDER THE BUS IN FAVOR OF THE PRC- CHI-COM MONEY BOUGHT THEM TAIWAN’S SEAT IN THE U.N. AND ON THE U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL.      
  61. 2020 Wednesday A: President Donald J. Trump- with Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr, FBI Director Christopher A. Wray, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf, and numerous others- announces to the nation Operation Legend, a partnership between federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to reclaim the streets from violent left-wing (and we believe communist China-funded) mobs that are murdering innocent civilians and harming countless others in numerous cities around the country.   These are standard, anti-crime-fighting activities the federal government has been carrying out for decades and all left-wing mayors and governors have been put on notice.
  62. 2020 Wednesday B: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 15,008,046 confirmed cases, UP by 233,159 cases, 617,902 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,303 deaths, and 8,511,330 confirmed recoveries, UP by 171,288 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,019,492 confirmed cases, UP by 123,689 new cases, 145,053 confirmed deaths, UP by 2,021 new deaths, and 1,185,757 confirmed recoveries, UP by 55,552 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).   
  63. 2020 Wednesday C: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 413,576 confirmed cases, 7,883 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,418 confirmed cases, 24 confirmed deaths, and 1,084 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 48,575 confirmed cases, 1,465 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, Florida: 379,619 confirmed number of cases, 5,459 confirmed number of deaths, and like Blue States, NO number of confirmed recoveries.  What’s up, Governor Ron DeSantis?  Acting like a Blue State governor?    
  64. 2020 Wednesday D: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,005.84, UP 165.44 points (0.62%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,706.13, UP 25.76 points (0.24%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,276.02, UP 18.72 points (0.57%).  The price of GOLD is $1,868.80 per troy oz., +3.70 (+0.20%) while the price of SILVER is $23.20 per troy ounce, +0.061 (+0.26%).  The price of PLATINUM is $964.00 per troy oz, +6.60 (0.69%) while the price of COPPER is $2.92 per pound, -0.0045 (-0.15%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.82 per barrel, -0.08 (-0.19%).
  65. 2021 Thursday:  Folks, stick around to uncover the truth along with each of us.  We all know the ‘truth is out there’ and when it comes to ‘Gropin’ Joe’ Biden, the truth swirls around us like a Chi-Com shit storm.

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Jethro Tull released their next album, “The Jethro Tull Christmas Album,” on September 30, 2003, and the album featured new material as well as traditional Christmas favorites.  The band featured a quintet of Ian Anderson (vocals, flutes, guitars, keyboards), Martin Barre (guitars), Jonathan Noyce (bass- Gary Moore) Doane Perry (drums and percussion), and Andy Giddings (keyboards).  It’s always glorious to see a band that no matter how music changes decade by decade manages to keep up and to continue demonstrating that it still can set the trends.  Sadly, this would be it for new music for about 20 years.  We hope you will seek this one out wherever you shop for the absolute best in rock music- you will be glad you did.

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[i] We began promoting the music of Supertramp on Monday, 13-July-2020 and we plan on promoting them through Tuesday, 11-August-2020.  We hope you will seek them and their music out, they are a fantastic band.

[ii] We are not sure when we will begin promoting the music of the Eagles but when we do, we will also do the music of Poco and of each group’s solo members.

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

[iv] We 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] Not sure when we will begin presenting the music of this famed American band- the Monkees- but when we do, we also do the solo catalogs of Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork.  Please stay tuned for more information.

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

[vii] The music of this famed British band, Family as well as the spin-off group, Streetwalkers, appeared on Tuesday, 08-October-2013 through Thursday, 31-October-2013.  Sadly, at the time, we failed to promote the music of both Axis Point as well as Roger Chapman’s solo catalog so we hope to correct those mistakes sometime within the next five years.

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200. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 19, 2021

CCC. 2016 Tuesday: Republicans meeting in Cleveland nominated Donald Trump as their presidential standard-bearer; in brief videotaped remarks, Trump thanked the delegates, saying: “This is a movement, but we have to go all the way.”

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200. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 19, 2021:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices John McKinley and Frank Murphy; U.S. Attorney General Frank Murphy; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Robert J. Walker; U.S. Secretary of War Kenneth Claiborne Royall;  the Allman Brothers Band featuring Gregg Allman, Average White Band featuring Allan Gorrie, Deep Purple, the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring Bernie Leadon, the Grateful Dead featuring Keith Godchaux, Queen featuring Brian May, and Supertramp featuring Frank Farrell:

  1. 64 Saturday: The Circus Maximus in the city of Rome catches fire.
  2. 1510 Tuesday: At Berlin in the Kingdom of Prussia, authorities burn 38 Jews at the stake.
  3. 1545 Thursday: The flagship of British King Henry VIII, the “Mary Rose,” sinks at Portsmouth, which causes the deaths of 73 sailors.
  4. 1553 Sunday: Mary, the daughter of England’s King Henry VIII, was proclaimed Queen of England after 15-year-old pretender Lady Jane Grey was deposed.
  5. 1702 Wednesday: Troops of Swedish King Charles XII occupy Cracow, Poland.
  6. 1799 Friday: During the French occupation of Egypt, archaeologists discover the Rosetta stone, a tablet with hieroglyphic translations into Greek.
  7. 1801 Sunday: In Northumberland, Pennsylvania, future 18th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Robert J. Walker is born.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents James K. Polk and then Zachary Taylor from March 08, 1845 until March 05, 1849.
  8. 1812 Sunday: During the War of 1812, the First Battle of Sackets Harbor in Lake Ontario resulted in an American naval victory as a U.S. naval force repelled a British attack.
  9. 1814 Tuesday: Samuel Colt, inventor of the Colt revolver, was born in Hartford, Connecticut.
  10. 1816 Friday: Survivors of the French ship, Medusa, are rescued off the coast of Senegal, Africa, after 17 days at sea.
  11. 1848 Wednesday: A groundbreaking women’s rights convention convened in Seneca Falls, New York.
  12. 1852 Monday: The 27th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice John McKinley, Democrat, died in Louisville, Kentucky, on this date.  President Martin Van Buren nominated McKinley to fill a newly created seat.  Justice McKinley served from 04-22-1837 to 07-19-1852.
  13. 1866 Thursday: Tennessee is the first state of the former Confederacy to ratify the 14th Amendment, which recognizes the civil rights of the former slaves.
  14. 1867 Friday: Over the veto of President Andrew Johnson, Congress passes the 3rd Reconstruction Act.   
  15. 1870 Tuesday: The Franco-Prussian War began on this date as France declares war on Prussia.
  16. 1903 Sunday: Maurice Garin won the first Tour de France on this date in history.
  17. 1905 Wednesday: The 38th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root assumed his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from today until January 27, 1909.
  18. 1909 Monday: Shortstop Neal Ball of the Cleveland Indians in a game against the Boston Red Sox makes the first unassisted triple play in major league baseball
  19. 1910 Tuesday: The Cleveland Indians’ CY Young gets his 500th win; he beats the Washington Senators 5-4 in 11 innings.
  20. 1939 Friday: Dr. Roy P. Scholz became the first surgeon to use fiberglass sutures.
  21. 1940 Sunday: In German-controlled Holland, the Nazis imprison 231 prominent Dutch citizens in the Buchenwald Concentration Camp.  Meanwhile, Adolf Hitler demands that Great Britain surrender or face the consequences.
  22. 1942 Monday: German U-boats withdraw from positions off the U.S. coast due to effective American anti-submarine countermeasures.
  23. 1943 Tuesday: During World War II, more than 150 B-17 and 112 B-24 bombers attack Rome for the first time during the war.
  24. 1944 Thursday: Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg meets Nazi murderer, Adolf Eichmann, for the first time.  The Democratic National Convention convened in Chicago, Illinois, with the renomination of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt considered a certainty.
  25. 1946 Friday: Marilyn Monroe acted in her first screen test.  Meanwhile, in Perth, Scotland, Allan Gorrie, future bassist and vocalist with the UK rock band, Average White Band[i], is born.
  26. 1947 Saturday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the British rock band, Queen[ii]—Brian May—is born in Hampton, London, England, on this date.  Meanwhile, in the United States—future lead guitarist with both the Flying Burrito Brothers[iii] and the Eagles[iv]—Bernie Leadon—is born in San Diego, California, on this date.  Elsewhere, the 56th and final U.S. Secretary of War- Kenneth Claiborne Royall- assumed his post on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until September 18, 1947 and then became the 1st U.S. Secretary of the Army.
  27. 1948 Monday: Keith Godchaux, the man who replaced Ron “Pigpen” McKernan on keyboards with the Grateful Dead[v], was born on this date in Seattle, Washington.
  28. 1949 Tuesday: The 80th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Frank Murphy, Democrat, died in Detroit, Michigan, on this date.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt nominated Murphy to fill the seat of Associate Justice Pierce Butler, another Democrat.  Justice Murphy served 01-18-1940 to 07-19-1949.   He also served his nation as its 56th U.S. Attorney General.  In this capacity, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from January 02, 1939 to January 18, 1940 and then went to SCOTUS.
  29. 1950 Wednesday: The New York Yankees receive their first black baseball players, Elston Howard and Frank Barnes.  Meanwhile, in Vietnam, the French -Vietnamese forces launch a major offensive at the Viet Minh.
  30. 1952 Saturday: The Summer Olympics opened in Helsinki, Finland.
  31. 1960 Tuesday: Juan Marichal of the San Francisco Giants became the first pitcher to get a one-hitter in his major league debut.
  32. 1961 Wednesday: TWA became the first airline to begin showing regularly scheduled in-flight movies as it presented “By Love Possessed” to first-class passengers on a flight from New York to California.
  33. 1969 Saturday: Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, and Michael Collins enter into moon orbit on today’s date.
  34. 1971 Monday: The topping-out ceremony for Two World Trade Center (South Tower) took place in New York.  The ceremony for One World Trade Center had taken place on December 23, 1970.
  35. 1974 Friday: The House Judiciary Committee recommended that President Richard Nixon should stand trial in the Senate for any of the five-impeachment charges against him.
  36. 1976 Sunday: Based on the testimony of Gregg Allman, the Allman Brothers Band[vi] roadie, Scooter Herring, is sentenced to 75 years in prison for providing drugs to the band—this would lead to the band’s breakup for the first time.  Meanwhile, the British rock group, Deep Purple[vii], disbands.
  37. 1979 Thursday: The Nicaraguan capital of Managua fell to Sandinista guerillas; today’s after American ally and President of Nicaragua, Anastasio Somoza fled the country.
  38. 1980 Saturday: The Moscow Summer Olympics began, minus dozens of nations that were boycotting the games because of the Soviet military intervention in neighboring Afghanistan. 
  39. 1982 Monday: The U.S. Census Bureau reported that 14 percent of the population had an income below the official poverty level in 1981.  
  40. 1984 Thursday: Geraldine Ferraro, Democrat-New York, Congress, wins the vice-presidential nomination for the Democrat Party at their convention.
  41. 1985 Friday: George Bell won first place in a biggest feet contest with a shoe size of 28.5 inches.  Bell, at age 26, stood 7 feet 10 inches tall.  Elsewhere, Christa McAuliffe of New Hampshire was chosen to be the first schoolteacher to ride aboard the space shuttle.  Unfortunately, she and six others died when the Challenger exploded the following year upon lift-off.
  42. 1986 Saturday: Heavyweight WBA Champion Tim Witherspoon scores a TKO on Frank Bruno at 2:57 in the 11th round of a 15-round title bout to retain the title.
  43. 1989 Wednesday: One-hundred-and-eleven people died when United Air Lines Flight 232, a DC-10 that suffered uncontained failure of its tail engine and the loss of hydraulic systems, crashed while making an emergency landing at Sioux City, Iowa; 185 other people survived.
  44. 1990 Thursday: President George H. W. Bush joined former presidents Ronald Reagan, Gerald R. Ford, and Richard M. Nixon at ceremonies dedicating the Nixon Library and Birthplace (since redesignated the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum) in Yorba Linda, California.
  45. 1993 Monday: President Bill Clinton announced a policy allowing homosexuals to serve in the military under a compromise dubbed ‘don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t pursue.’
  46. 1994 Tuesday: A bomb ripped apart a Panama commuter plane, killing 21, including 12 Jews; a day after a car bomb destroyed a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  47. 1997 Saturday: In London, England, Frank Farrell—who played bass and contributed vocals to the British rock band, Supertramp[viii] (among others) from 1971-1972—lost his battle with chronic alcoholism on this date and died.
  48. 2005 Tuesday: President George W. Bush nominates Judge John G. Roberts to become the new chief justice on the United States Supreme Court.
  49. 2009 Sunday: Hershel McGriff, 81, became the oldest driver to take part in a national NASCAR series race, finishing 13th in a Camping World West Series event at Portland International Raceway.
  50. 2011 Tuesday: Iran announces that it has installed faster nuclear centrifuges to enrich uranium much more quickly to the alarm of the world.
  51. 2012 Thursday: Great Britain announces it has frozen more than £100,000,000 in Syrian assets due to the ongoing civil war.
  52. 2013 Friday:  Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd announces a plan to help settle Papua New Guinea asylum seekers who come to Australia by boat.  Meanwhile, in a rare and public reflection on race, President Barack Hussein Obama called on the nation to do some soul-searching over the death of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of his shooter, George Zimmerman, saying the slain black teenager “could have been me 35 years ago.”
  53. 2014 Saturday:  Russia retaliates against U.S. sanctions against certain individuals by denying visas to 13 Americans.  Elsewhere, a New York City police officer, Daniel Pantaleo, involved in the arrest of Eric Garner, who died in custody two days prior after being place in an apparent chokehold was stripped of his gun and badge and placed on desk duty.  Finally, actor James Garner, 86, died in Los Angeles, California, on this date.
  54. 2015 Sunday: According to Brainy History, Jeffrey Webb pleads not guilty to bribery charges in the FIFA corruption case brought against 14 former officials; Webb is the first to be extradited to the U.S. to face the charges.
  55. 2016 Tuesday: Republicans meeting in Cleveland nominated Donald Trump as their presidential standard-bearer; in brief videotaped remarks, Trump thanked the delegates, saying: “This is a movement, but we have to go all the way.”
  56. 2017 Wednesday: President Donald J. Trump told the New York Times that he would have chosen someone else to be attorney-general if he had known Jeff Sessions would recuse himself from the FBI probe into possible ties between Trump’s campaign and Russia.
  57. 2018 Thursday: A duck boat overloaded with tourists capsized and sank in high winds on a lake in the tourist town of Branson, Mo., killing 17 people.
  58. 2019 Friday: New York declares a state of emergency as a heatwave begins to hammer the eastern United States, one that will affect 100 million people and claims the lives of six.  Of course, environmentalists blame it on the use of fossil fuels when in fact the Sun is the main driver of weather on all planets in the Solar System that have atmospheres.  Sunspots, solar flares, and increased activity are the main determinant of weather and climatic changes on every planet.  Yes, we can control the burning of fossil fuels and nuclear energy is the best way to go yet the liberals want none of it.  Ask yourselves WHY?  Meanwhile in the Straits of Hormuz, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard seizes the Swedish-owned but British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero and holds it hostage.  As a show of contempt for the UK, the Iranian scum keep the ship in its waters until September 27 at which time they released the rest of the crew, having let some of them go earlier.
  59. 2020 Sunday: The Beijing Bat Flu, the one Xi Jinping sent to the rest of the world, continues trashing the world as the escapee from the Wuhan Institute of Virology continues taking names and calling numbers.  Here are the stats for the globe for today: 14,394,056 confirmed cases, UP 184,016, 603,697 confirmed deaths, UP 3,262, and 8,084,942 confirmed recoveries, UP 101,022.  In the United States, here are the stats for today: 3,834,208 confirmed cases, UP 52,223, 142,601 confirmed deaths, UP 372, and 1,117,084 confirmed recoveries, UP 8,566.
  60. 2020 Sunday A: In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington state- here are the stats, Golden State first: 384,692 confirmed cases, 7,685 confirmed deaths, but as usual, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the stats: 1,354 confirmed cases, 24 confirmed deaths, and 1,019 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 46,831 confirmed cases, 1,447 confirmed deaths, and like other mostly BLUE locales, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  61. 2021 Monday: Hey, folks, it’s me- Chef Charles.  Who would have thought that the country would be in the mess it’s in, in just SIX FLIPPING MONTHS?  Stick around and find out along with me…

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This artwork is #0531 an 11” x 17” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Silent Stream.”  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 released by Jethro Tull- “Living with the Past”- came out on April 30, 2002.  The album comes from various live tours in which, the band did since the early 1970s so there are varying lineups here on this CD.  The album features 21 glorious tracks from one of the longest-running bands around today.  .  If you have yet to introduce the music of this seminal British rock band to your ears, well, this is a glorious way in which one can right that incredibly lethargic wrong.  We hope you will seek this album out, give it a good listen, and then add it to your daily listening pleasure.  We think you will be glad you did.

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[i] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Average White Band but hope to do it at some point within the next 25 years.  Stick with us as you will be among the first to know.

[ii] We began promoting the music of Queen- as well as its individual members (Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon)- on Monday, 14-January-2019 through Monday, 01-April-2019.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

[iv] We hope to share the music of the Eagles, Joe Walsh, Don Henley, Glenn Fray, and others, including Poco, sometime in the next decade.  Please remain with us.

[v] 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.

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

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

[viii] We began offering the music of Supertramp on 13-July-2020 through an anticipated end date of 11-August-2020.  Please remain with us.

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RR. 1993 Saturday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that people who commit so-called ‘hate crimes’ ‘could be sentenced to extra punishment.’ The Court also ruled in favor of nutty religious groups saying that ‘they indeed had a constitutional right to sacrifice animals during worship services.’ The question is, if the nuts want to sacrifice human beings—who technically are animals, too, is that okay?

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162. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 11, 2020:

Kamehameha Day (Hawaii)

Vice President Daniel D. Tompkins: U.S. Attorneys General Augustus Garland and Judson Harmon; Heavyweight Boxer Buster Mathis; 38-Special featuring Donnie Van Zant, Ian Gillan Band featuring Mark Nauseef, “Paint it Black” by the Rolling Stones, Supertramp featuring Richard Palmer-James, and ZZ Top featuring Frank Beard:

  1. 1509 Friday: England’s King Henry VIII married his first wife, Catherine of Aragon.
  2. 1517 Monday: British explorer Sir Thomas Pert reaches Hudson Bay in North America.
  3. 1742 Tuesday: Benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove.
  4. 1770 Tuesday: Captain James Cook, commander of the HMS Endeavour, discovered the Great Barrier Reef off Australia by running into it.
  5. 1774 Sunday: The Jews of Algiers manage to escape the Spanish attack on the city.
  6. 1776 Wednesday: The Continental Congress formed a committee to draft a Declaration of Independence calling for freedom from Britain.
  7. 1798 Tuesday: Napoleon Bonaparte and his army captured the island of Malta on this date.
  8. 1825 Sunday: The sixth vice president of the United States, 1817-1825—Democratic Republican, Daniel D. Tompkins—died on this date.
  9. 1832 Monday: In Covington, Tennessee, future 38th U.S. Attorney General Augustus Garland is born.  A future member of a variety of political parties before settling on becoming a Democrat he would serve under President Grover Cleveland March 06, 1885 until March 04,1889.
  10. 1838 Tuesday: The Iowa Territory undergoes organization at behest of the Federal government.
  11. 1859 Sunday: Miners discover the Comstock silver load near Virginia City, Nevada.
  12. 1864 Sunday: The Confederate warship, CSS Alabama, slips into Cherbourg Harbor, France, to escape Union warships.
  13. 1876 Monday: The Republican Party selects Rutherford B. Hayes as its presidential nominee.
  14. 1895 Wednesday: Charles E. Duryea receives the first U.S. patent granted to an American inventor for a gasoline-powered vehicle.  Meanwhile, the 41st U.S. Attorney General Judson Harmon assumed his post in the U.S. Department of Justice.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from today’s date to March 04, 1897.
  15. 1919 Thursday: Sir Barton became the first horse to capture the Triple Crown when he won the Belmont Stakes in New York City.
  16. 1920 Saturday: The Republican Party nominates Warren G. Harding for the president of the United States.
  17. 1927 Sunday: Charles Lindbergh received the Distinguished Flying Cross on this date.
  18. 1930 Thursday: William Beebe dove to a record-setting depth of 1,426 feet off the coast of Bermuda.  He used a diving chamber called a bathysphere.
  19. 1936 Friday: The Presbyterian Church of America formed in Philadelphia.
  20. 1937 Saturday: The Soviet Union under Josef Stalin, executes eight Red Army leaders as part of the political repression campaign known as the Great Purge.  
  21. 1938 Sunday: Johnny Vander Meer pitched the first of two consecutive no-hitters as he led the Cincinnati Reds to 3-0 victory over the Boston Bees.  Four days later, Vander Meer refused to give up a hit to the Brooklyn Dodgers who lost 6-0 to the Reds.
  22. 1940 Wednesday: Fascist Italy declares war on France and Britain and launches an air raid on the island of Malta.
  23. 1941 Thursday: Vichy-French warplanes bomb Tel Aviv, Israel, killing at least 20 Jews on the ground.
  24. 1942 Friday: The United States and the Soviet Union signed a lend-lease agreement to aid the USSR against the Nazis and their allies during World War II.
  25. 1943 Saturday: SS Chief Heinrich Himmler orders the liquidation of Jewish ghettoes in Poland.   Meanwhile, in Sledge, Mississippi, future heavyweight contender Buster Mathis is born.  He would fight in 34 professional fights with a record of 30 wins  (21 by KO), with 4 losses and 0 draws.
  26. 1947 Thursday: The U.S. government announced an end to sugar rationing.  Elsewhere, future Supertramp[i] guitarist (1969-1971)—Richard Palmer-James—is born in Bournemouth, England, on this date.
  27. 1949 Sunday: Future lifelong drummer with the ‘little ol’ band from Texas, ZZ Top[ii]—Frank Beard—is born on this date in Frankston, Texas.
  28. 1950 Monday: Ben Hogan returned to tournament play after a near-fatal car crash.  He won the U.S. Open.
  29. 1952 Thursday: Future lead vocalist with the Southern rock band, .38-Special[iii] (1974-2013), Donnie Van Zant, is born in Jacksonville, Florida, on this date.
  30. 1953 Friday: Future member of the Ian Gillan Band- Mark Nauseef, drummer- is born in Cortland, N.Y., on this date.
  31. 1955 Sunday: In the worst accident in the history of motor racing, 80 people lost their lives during the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France when two race cars collided and then crashed into spectators.  
  32. 1962 Tuesday: Three prisoners escaped from the Federal prison at Alcatraz Island in the middle of San Francisco Bay by leaving the island in a makeshift raft; the authorities never found or heard from them again.
  33. 1963 Wednesday: In one of the most shocking images of the Vietnam War era, Buddhist monk, Thich Quang Duc, set himself on fire on a Saigon street to protest the government of South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem.  Malcolm Browne of the Associated Press captured the scene in a Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph.  Elsewhere, Alabama Governor George Wallace defiantly stands at the door of Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama to block the entry of two black students, Vivian Malone, and James Hood, into the school.  Later in the day, accompanied by federalized National Guard troops, the pair registers for school.  Finally, for trying to integrate restaurants in the state of Florida, the police arrest Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  34. 1966 Sunday: “Paint it Black” by the Rolling Stones[iv] peaks at #1.
  35. 1967 Monday: Israel and Syria accepted a U.N.-brokered ceasefire ending the Six Days War.
  36. 1976 Saturday: Australian rock-and-roll band, AC/DC[v] begins first headliner tour of Great Britain.
  37. 1977 Sunday: In the Netherlands, a 19-day hostage situation ended when Dutch marines stormed a train and a school held by South Moluccan terrorists.  In the melee, two hostages and the six jihadists lost their lives.
  38. 1978 Monday: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ordained its FIRST black priest, Joseph Freeman Jr., on this date.
  39. 1981 Friday: The first major league baseball player’s strike commenced one that would last two months.
  40. 1982 Saturday: In the 13th round of their heavyweight title boxing match, Larry Holmes scores a TKO over “Great White Hope” Gerry Cooney.  Meanwhile, “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,” directed by Steven Spielberg hits movie theaters.
  41. 1984 Tuesday: The U.S. Supreme Court declares that prosecutors can admit illegally obtained evidence in trials if the prosecution shows that law enforcement could have obtained it legally.
  42. 1987 Friday: Margaret Thatcher became the first British prime minister in 160 years to win a third consecutive term of office.
  43. 1990 Tuesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) declares that the laws banning desecration of the U.S. flag to be ‘unconstitutional.’
  44. 1993 Saturday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that people who commit so-called ‘hate crimes’ ‘could be sentenced to extra punishment.’  The Court also ruled in favor of nutty religious groups saying that ‘they indeed had a constitutional right to sacrifice animals during worship services.’  The question is, if the nuts want to sacrifice human beings—who technically are animals, too, is that okay?
  45. 1998 Friday: Mitsubishi of America agreed to pay $34 million to end the largest sexual harassment case filed by the U.S. government.  The federal lawsuit claimed that HUNDREDS of women at a plant in Normal, Illinois, had endured groping and crude jokes from male workers.  Sounds like crap to us.
  46. 2001 Monday: Timothy McVeigh undergoes execution for the 1995 bombings at Oklahoma City that killed at least 168 people.
  47. 2004 Friday: At the Washington National Cathedral, the nation holds a state funeral for former President Ronald Wilson Reagan much to the chagrin of angry Democrats.
  48. 2008 Wednesday: The 22nd prime minister of Canada- Stephen Harper- made a historic apology to Canada’s First Nations, their Native American peoples, after news broke on systemic abuse on the children of the tribes in various ‘schools’ or ‘group homes’ where the language, ways, and even appearances were punished, forbidden, mistreated, or threatened for more than a century.  Canada used to remove the children of Indian families and then put them in these horrible place where they were mistreated until they came of age.  By that time, the damage was done.
  49. 2009 Thursday: As the global economic malaise sets in, the government of Bulgaria officially declares their country to be in recession as in the previous quarter, the nation’s GDP dropped by 1.6-percent.  Elsewhere, the ‘exceptionally reliable’ World Health Organization declares that the swine flu- H1N1- to be a ‘pandemic,’ the first such event in more than 40 years.
  50. 2010 Friday: The FIFA World Cup opened in South Africa, the first time the event took place in ANY African country.
  51. 2011 Saturday: In Rome, Italy, at least 500,000 people demonstrate demanding same-sex rights.
  52. 2012 Monday: In Afghanistan, the ‘religion of peace’ strikes again as an ambulance hits a roadside bomb, killing at least five and wounding several others.
  53. 2013 Tuesday: Russia’s Parliament passes a bill banning ‘homosexual propaganda;’ police near the Duma take Gays into custody after they whine that anti-Gay extremists pelted them with eggs.
  54. 2014 Wednesday: As the battle for Iraq continues, ISIS captures government offices and other official buildings in the fight for the northern city of Mosul. 
  55. 2017 Sunday: Militants in the Democratic Republic of the Congo city of Bene attack a prison simultaneously as prisoners launch a jailbreak, killing at least 11 in the ensuing melee and freeing more than 900 prisoners.   Meanwhile, 23-percent of the voters in Puerto Rico turn out for a referendum on statehood of which, 97% vote for it.  This would mean the nation’s 51st state would be solid Blue with two Democratic senators and several additional Democrats for the House.  Will the Democrats stop trying to steal government?
  56. 2018 Monday: The Federal Communications Commission officially repeals Net Neutrality which is good.  It’s a liberal scheme to control the Internet and radio.  Meanwhile, NASA’s Mars Rover Opportunity undergoes shutdown as one of the infamous dust storms erupts.
  57. 2019 Tuesday: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces his country will ban single-use plastics by 2021.  You don’t have anything more important on your country’s agenda than that?  Good Lord!
  58. 2020 Thursday: Seattle continues not knowing what to do with the communist Antifa and Black Lives Matter takeover of seven city blocks and renaming the area CHAZ.  There, they dispense justice while roaming the area with automatic weapons.  President Donald J. Trump says it must end soon.  Otherwise, the federal government will step in and end the left-wing insurrection by a bunch of wannabe Nazis.
  59. 2020 Thursday A: The Xi Jinping Bat Virus continues claiming lives and causing problems.  Here are the global stats for today: 7,487,676 confirmed cases, 420,236 confirmed deaths, and 3,523,386 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are the numbers thanks to collusion between the Chinese communists and the Democratic Party: 2,062,704 confirmed cases, 115,441 confirmed deaths, and 618,548 confirmed recoveries.  Next in the three states in which, the world-famous AICPENDBLOG.COM has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 139,281 confirmed cases, 4,881 confirmed deaths, and as is the norm, no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in Hawaii, here are the stats: 685 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 622 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the increasingly socialist republic of Washington where communists now seem to be running amok, here are the numbers: 24,759 confirmed cases, 1,194 confirmed deaths, but like California, no mention of confirmed recoveries.
  60. 2021 Friday:  Amazing how last year’s Chi-Vi stats pale in comparison to what we’ve seen a year later…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0493 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Miles to Go.”  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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On November 07, 1977, Jethro Tull- at the behest of their record label obviously- released their second official ‘best of package,’ “Repeat the Best of Jethro Tull, Volume II” which featured slim pickings of 10 tracks not included on their first ‘best of’ package including an unreleased track with which to sweeten the deal for the fans.   If you have yet to introduce the music of this band to your ears, this is a good way in which one can do it just so long as you buy “M.U.- the Best of Jethro Tull,” and “Living in the Past” at the same time, too.  In that way, you are able to get a good selection of music with which to delight one’s auditory senses.  We hope you will seek it out by visiting whatever site it is you choose for the absolute best in rock music.  Remember this, however, with Amazon.com having become the POS company that it has, try shopping LOCAL

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[i] We are not sure when we will present the music of Supertramp but we hope to do it within the next year or so.  You will not want to miss this group, that we can tell you.

[ii] We look forward to sharing the music of this famed, “Little Ol’ Band from Texas,” ZZ Top sometime in the next decade.

[iii] We are not sure when we will promote the music of .38-Special but will do so when we do a big shindig for Southern rock bands.  Please stay tuned for further developments

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

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

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HH. 1954 Wednesday: French paratroopers crawl forward inch by inch towards the People’s Army communist thugs who have cut a major gash into the air strip upon which the French defenders of Dien Bien Phu depend. The communists thought they were untouchable when the paras stormed into their positions with grenades, small arms, and knives and killed most of the Viet Minh and sent the rest scurrying for their lives.

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104. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2021:

DAY EIGHTY-FIVE OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

U.S. Attorneys General Levi Lincoln Sr. and Henry D. Gilpin; U.S. Treasury Secretary George M. Bibb; Curved Air featuring Sonja Kristina, Deep Purple featuring Richie Blackmore, the Pretenders featuring Pete Farndon, and Supertramp featuring Keith Baker:

  1. 193 Sunday: Lucius Septimius Severus becomes the emperor of Rome on this date.
  2. 1775 Friday: The first American Society for the Abolition of Slavery formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  3. 1777 Monday: New York adopted a new constitution as an independent state.
  4. 1792 Saturday: France declares war on Austria, which begins the French Revolutionary Wars.
  5. 1799 Sunday: Napoleon Bonaparte declares, “Jerusalem should be for the Jews.”
  6. 1801 Tuesday: In Lancaster, Britain, future 14th U.S. Attorney General Henry D. Gilpin is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Martin Van Buren from January 11, 1840 to March 04, 1841.
  7. 1809 Friday: At the Battle of Ebensburg, Austria, Napoleon defeats the Austrian army.
  8. 1814 Thursday: Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated his throne and suffered banishment at the hands of the Allied victors to the Island of Elba.  
  9. 1820 Friday: In Worcester, Massachusetts, the 4th U.S. Attorney General Levi Lincoln Sr. died at age 70.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President Thomas Jefferson from March 05,1801 to March 05, 1805.
  10. 1828 Monday: The first edition of Noah Webster’s “American Dictionary of the English Language” undergoes publication.
  11. 1836 Thursday: The U.S. Congress created the Wisconsin Territory.
  12. 1853 Thursday: Harriet Tubman begins the Underground Railway with the purpose of helping move slaves from the South to refuge in the North.
  13. 1859 Thursday: In Georgetown, Washington, D.C., the nation’s 17th U.S. Treasury Secretary George M. Bibb died at age 82.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents John Tyler and James K. Polk from July 04, 1844 to March 07, 1845.
  14. 1860 Saturday: The first Pony Express rider arrived in San Francisco with mail originating in St. Joseph, Mo.
  15. 1861 Sunday: The Federals surrender Ft. Sumter to the Confederates.
  16. 1865 Friday: John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln during a performance of “Our American Cousin” at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C.
  17. 1902 Monday: James Cash Penney opened his first store, “The Golden Rule,” in Kemmerer, Wyoming.
  18. 1910 Thursday: President William Howard Taft became the first U.S. chief executive to throw the ceremonial first pitch at a baseball game as the Washington Senators beat the Philadelphia Athletics 3-0.
  19. 1912 Sunday: The British luxury liner, RMS Titanic, collided with an iceberg in the North Atlantic at 11:40 p.m. ship’s time and began sinking.  The ship went down approximately two hours and forty minutes later with the loss of 1,514 lives.
  20. 1915 Wednesday: The Ottoman Empire’s army invaded Armenia on this date, which would lead to the Armenian Genocide.
  21. 1918 Sunday: The U.S. First Aero Squadron engaged in America’s first aerial dogfight with enemy aircraft over Toul, France.
  22. 1925 Tuesday: WGN in Chicago became the first radio station to broadcast a regular-season Major League Baseball game when it presented the Chicago Cubs beating the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates by a final score of 8-2.
  23. 1931 Tuesday: King Alfonso of Spain went into exile, and the leftists proclaim the Second Spanish Republic on this date.   This of course was the name for their new Spanish regime, one that would have to be destroyed by Nationalists under the command of El Caudillo Francisco Franco.
  24. 1935 Sunday: The “Black Sunday” dust storm descended upon the Central Plains, turning a sunny afternoon into total darkness.
  25. 1939 Friday: Viking Press first published the John Steinbeck novel, “The Grapes of Wrath,” on this date.
  26. 1940 Sunday: Allied troops land in Norway to help fight the Nazis.  The Germans are gaining ground and it’s clear that the Allied troops may find themselves in precarious positions.  They should be home preparing to defend France from a looming German onslaught. 
  27. 1941 Monday: At the behest of the Nazis, King Peter abandons Yugoslavia to pro-Fascist elements.  Meanwhile, in Paris, the first massive roundup of Jews begins with over 3,600 taken into custody by the German occupiers.   Elsewhere, fighting continues in Greece as the 1st SS Panzer Division captures a key pass thus cutting off retreat for Greek forces.  In North Africa, the Afrika Korps is having a hell of a time capturing Tobruk.
  28. 1942 Tuesday: The British high command is in a dither, trying to get British leadership in Egypt to launch an offensive against the Afrika Korps so as to relieve the pressure on Malta.  If Malta succumbs to Luftwaffe bombings around the clock, supplies getting to British forces in the Near and Middle East will become much more problematic.  Currently, leadership in Cairo is defeatist in attitude. 
  29. 1943 Wednesday: Soviet feelers to the Finns in Helsinki are rebuffed.  The Soviets are trying to get Finland to exit the war seeing as how they are allies of the Nazis and an integral component of the Siege of Leningrad.  The Finns respond by saying, ‘nope, we are not going anywhere.’  In another 15-18 months however, the Finns will be the ones suing for peace.
  30. 1944 Friday: The United States Army Air Force is preparing to launch a major raid against Rumanian oilfields in Ploesti, Rumania.  The Nazi war machine is dependent upon oil supplies from their Axis partner to keep their military moving ahead.  Tomorrow is the day of the raid.  Planes and pilots are preparing.
  31. 1945 Saturday: The U.S. 7th Army with Allies occupies the German cities of Nuremberg and Stuttgart. On the other side of the planet, American planes bombed Tokyo and damaged the Imperial Palace.  Meanwhile, Richie Blackmore, future lead guitarist with Deep Purple[i] and Rainbow[ii] was born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England on this date.
  32. 1948 Wednesday: Keith Baker—drummer with the British rock band, Supertramp[iii] 1969-1971—is born in England on this date.
  33. 1949 Thursday: The “Wilhelmstrase Trial” in Nuremberg, Germany ended with 19 former Nazi Foreign Office officials sentenced by an American tribunal to prison terms ranging from four to 25 years.  Elsewhere, future vocalist with the British prog-rock band, Curved Air[iv]– Sonja Kristina- is born in Brentwood, Essex, England, on this date.
  34. 1954 Wednesday: French paratroopers crawl forward inch by inch towards the People’s Army communist thugs who have cut a major gash into the air strip upon which the French defenders of Dien Bien Phu depend.  The communists thought they were untouchable when the paras stormed into their positions with grenades, small arms, and knives and killed most of the Viet Minh and sent the rest scurrying for their lives.  Meanwhile, other French troops are trying to reach Huguette 6 at the far end of the airstrip with water and ammunition so the remaining troops there can continue repelling one human wave attack after another.
  35. 1956 Saturday: Ampex Corporation demonstrated its videotape recorder at the National Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters Convention in Chicago, Illinois.
  36. 1960 Thursday: The musical “Bye Bye Birdie” opened on Broadway.
  37. 1961 Friday: A Cuban American invasion army departed Nicaragua for Cuba and the infamous Bay of Pigs landing.
  38. 1967 Friday: American planes attacked Haiphong, North Vietnam, for the first time during the war in Vietnam.
  39. 1970 Tuesday: President Richard M. Nixon nominated Harry Blackmun to the U.S. Supreme Court.  The choice of Blackmun, whom the U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed the following month, followed the failed nominations of Clement Haynsworth and G. Harrold Carswell.
  40. 1971 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds busing as a way of achieving racial desegregation.  Meanwhile, President Richard M. Nixon ends the U.S. blockade of the People’s Republic of China.
  41. 1981 Tuesday: The first test flight of America’s first operational space shuttle, the Columbia, ended successfully with a landing at Edwards Air Force Base in eastern Kern County, California.
  42. 1983 Thursday: Pete Farndon of the Pretenders[v] (bass/vocals) died from a heroin overdose on this date in London, England; he was 30-years-old.
  43. 1984 Saturday: The Texas Board of Education began requiring that the state’s public-school textbooks describe the evolution of human beings as “theory rather than fact.”
  44. 1986 Monday: President Ronald Reagan announced the U.S. air raid on military and terrorist related targets in Libya on this day.
  45. 1987 Tuesday: Turkey applies for membership in the European Common Market.
  46. 1994 Thursday: Branch Davidian leader David Koresh promises authorities that he will surrender to them after he completes his Seven Seals manuscript.  Meanwhile, two U.S. Air Force F-15 warplanes mistakenly shot down two U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopters over northern Iraq, killing 26 people, including 15 Americans on this date.
  47. 2002 Sunday: Dictator and thug Hugo Chavez returns to power in Venezuela.  Many people will pay the price for his return.  The people of Venezuela tried to depose this POS but enough scumbags rallied to his side to save him and put him back in power.
  48. 2003 Monday: It sucks to be a terrorist: in Baghdad, U.S. troops capture a Palestinian POS, Abu Abbas, a man responsible for murdering an American on the cruise ship Achille Lauro, sailing in the Mediterranean when it was commandeered by jihadists.  The scum threw disabled passenger Leon Klinghoffer overboard in his wheelchair.  Brave scumbag.  Hang him.  Elsewhere, near Richmond, California, the headless body of a female and a fetus with the umbilical cord still attached wash up on the shore.  Law enforcement officers test the body for DNA and learn that the remains are those of Laci Peterson and her unborn baby who have been missing from their Modesto, California, home since December 24, 2002.  This would bode ill for her husband and the baby’s father, Scott Peterson.
  49. 2004 Wednesday: In a historic policy shift, President George W. Bush endorsed Israel’s plan to hold on to part of the West Bank in any final peace settlement with the Palestinians.  He also ruled out Palestinian refugees returning to Israel, bringing strong criticism from the scumbag Palestinians.
  50. 2005 Thursday: Near the Palestinian town of Nablus, Israeli troops whack a member of the terrorist group, Al Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade, who was preparing to launch an attack into Israel.  Israeli officials placed blame for the incident squarely atop the shoulders of the Palestinian garbage running the show in Gaza City.  These people are all jihadists and jihadists must be whacked wherever discovered.  Good work, Israel!
  51. 2006 Friday: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad meeting with Hamas officials at a conference on Palestinian statehood blasts the Israeli government as being a dying, rotten tree, one that will disappear with the first storm.’  Israel is still there and Ahmadinejad is full of fecal matter.  Elsewhere, Chad severs ties with the Sudan after Islamist rebels from Chad carry out an attack within their own country, killing at least 350 people and wounding countless others.  Chad points the finger of blame directly at Khartoum which remains mum.
  52. 2007 Saturday: Not that it did any good, 200,000 people take to the streets in Ankara, Turkey, protesting against the possible candidacy of want-to-be dictator for life, incumbent Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.  The POS is still there in 2020.   
  53. 2008 Monday: Delta Airlines Incorporation and Northwest Airlines Corporation announced they were merging.   Elsewhere, the U.S. is beginning to occupy its brand-spanking new $736 billion embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.  The facility is about the size of the Vatican City and can reportedly withstand any assault by terrorists.  We shall see.   Meanwhile, the World Food Bank announces a plethora of new emergency measures with which to combat the rising costs of food prices.  People in the developing world are running amok in the streets, having food riots, attacking stores and warehouses.  It’s getting ugly out there.
  54. 2009 Tuesday: In a big day for Somali pirates, the scum seize four ships taking 60 hostages.  Elsewhere, North Korea said it was restarting its rogue nuclear program (what else is new?), booting U.N. inspectors and pulling out of disarmament talks in an angry reaction to U.N. Security Councils condemnation of its April 15 rocket launch.
  55. 2010 Wednesday: The Vatican finds itself in the hotseat when a top cardinal within the church links homosexuality with pedophilia in discussions over the recent wave of sex scandals threatening the institution.  You know, if the shoe fits; still, whether the Roman Catholic Church knows it or not, everyone is beginning to get WOKE.  Some things you can say and others you can’t and what the cardinal said is one of the bad ones…in other news, whispers are coming out of the White House that President Barack Hussein Obama is going to debut a new plan with which to send American astronauts to Mars.  Supposedly, this will occur tomorrow.  The funny thing is that NOT long after he became president, he scrapped NASA’s plans for returning astronauts to the moon.  He wanted the money for his bogus social re-engineering programs.
  56. 2011 Thursday: President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy publish an op-ed in a global newspaper- International Herald Tribune– in which the three leaders share their vision on how best to end the Libyan Civil War, one these guys sort of had a hand in starting and now like George W. Bush and his ill-fated Iraq War 2003, once they broke it, they own it.
  57. 2012 Saturday: The U.S., Russia, and China begin talks on Iran’s nuclear program.  Elsewhere, South Korean naval vessels search the Yellow Sea on the lookout for a failed North Korean missile test which went down into the ocean shortly after launch.
  58. 2013 Sunday: In anticipation of Croatia becoming a full-fledged member of the European Union, the nation selects its first MPs through an election.   Elsewhere, following the death of Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez (died March 05), Venezuelans go to the polls for a snap presidential election.   Meanwhile, South Korean continues putting out feelers to its counterparts in the North which are rebuffed yet again.  Light ‘em up, civilized world, light those North Koreans up.  
  59. 2014 Monday: According to Brainy History, the Washington Post and The Guardian win the Pulitzer Prize for reporting of surveillance programs by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA); the investigations relied on thousands of documents leaked by Edward Snowden, a former NSA contractor.  Elsewhere, folks waiting at a bus station outside the Nigerian capital city of Abuja have a horrible day when twin bombings occur.  According to Al Jazeera, at least 71 people are sent to meet their Maker while at least another 120 probably wish they could.  Once again, the so-called ‘religion of peace’ strikes again.
  60. 2015 Tuesday: President Barack Hussein Obama meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi to discuss the ongoing fight against the Islamic State.  The American president says he will send the nation ‘humanitarian aid’ but in his usual ‘f**k this’ attitude, will not commit to sending the beleaguered nation military supplies.
  61. 2016 Thursday: Palestinians are always causing trouble and today is no different.  In Jerusalem, Israeli law enforcement catch two Palestinian 12-year-old boys who had an assortment of knives concealed within their clothing.  Off they went to the Hoosegow.  Meanwhile, near Hebron, a Palestinian extremist attacks an Israeli soldier with an axe but who is then shot dead for his troubles.  Piss on them.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms announce they are going to prosecute 357 of its citizens for the illegal sale of vaccines.  What kind of vaccines? 
  62. 2017 Friday: Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, already serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder, was acquitted in Boston in a 2012 double-homicide that prosecutors claimed was fueled by his anger over a drink spilled on him at a nightclub.  Five days later, Hernandez supposedly hanged himself in his prison cell.   Elsewhere, European vessels plying the waters off of the Libyan coast come upon another floundering load of Sub-Saharan African ‘migrants’ and yank 2,000 of them out of the water.  
  63. 2018 Saturday: Terrorists attack an Egyptian army outpost in the Sinai today killing several soldiers.  At least 12-14 jihadis ran amok, four of them detonating suicide vests as they grappled with the soldiers.  At least 8 Egyptian soldiers lost their lives in the skirmish.  Further north, problems continue along the border between Israel and Gaza.  A visiting delegation of Egyptian leaders encourage the Palestinians to call off their ‘Great March of Return.’  This event witnesses Hamas sending out cannon fodder to engage with the Israeli Defense Forces so people can get killed and Hamas can then point fingers at Israel.  We say, stop giving the Palestinians money.  Period.
  64. 2019 Sunday: Freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, a woman with numerous problems, finds herself at the center of controversy yet again after comments made at a 9/11 speech come to light in which, she tries to cover up the role of Islam in bringing down the Twin Towers.  President Donald J. Trump hammers the skank while- shock of shocks- Nancy Pelosi rushes to her defense.  Boot both women out of Congress.
  65. 2020 Tuesday: Today, former President Barack Hussein Obama endorsed his former vice president, “Pro-China Joe” Biden for the 2020 presidential nomination of the Democratic Party.  He did so via social media.  Mr. Obama joins the Chinese taskmasters running the Biden campaign in selecting the ‘right man for the job’ should he win in November (which he won’t).  Meanwhile, the Kung Flu- aka COVID-19, aka coronavirus, aka Wuhan Virus, aka Wuhan Flu, aka Wuhan Virus Crisis- continues claiming lives and causing economic destruction wherever it occurs.  Current statistics show a total of 1,968,943 confirmed cases with 123,783 confirmed deaths and 464,135 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have a total (at the time of this update) 598,737 confirmed cases what with 24,770 confirmed deaths and 38,015 confirmed recoveries.  We must thank our Chinese ‘friends’ for giving us the gift that won’t stop giving.  Thank you, People’s Republic of China, thank you.
  66. 2020 Tuesday A: As of this evening, the world has 1,981,239 confirmed cases of the Wuhan Virus Crisis what with 126,681 confirmed deaths and 486,622 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, 614,416 confirmed cases and 29,897 confirmed deaths and 48,036 confirmed recoveries.  Now, get this, the People’s Republic of China claims to have 84,393 confirmed cases, 3.342 deaths and 78,877 confirmed recoveries.  Amazing is it not?  The U.S. State Department estimates that in truth, at least 2.2 million to 2.5 million fatalities connected to this lab-engineered, diabolical virus and yet, they claim it ain’t so.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump announces that he will put a hold on the money the United States gives to the World Health Organization.  About time, Mr. President, about time.  How about putting an American into the place of Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus?  That makes more sense than having a Third World toady for China in the gig.
  67. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 137,847,272 confirmed cases, +1,000,476, 2,965,199  confirmed deaths, +16,103, and 78,548,136 confirmed recoveries, +612,509.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,608,413 confirmed cases, UP 165,799 from yesterday’s reporting, 569,556 confirmed deaths, UP 1,662, and 119,010,784 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.[vi]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  68. 2021 Wednesday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 242,664 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.   Dr. Scott Gottlieb takes the ‘Biden administration’ to task for NOT surging vaccines and resources into coronavirus hotspots but to continue doling vaccines out based on population numbers. 
  69. 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: 3,706,728 confirmed cases, 60,507 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,141,686 confirmed cases, 34,164 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,175 confirmed cases, 471 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 381,537 confirmed cases, 5,391 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Utah, the home of a bunch of rebellious Mormons who dressed up like Native Americans and attacked settlers on the Oregon Trail: they have 391,177 confirmed cases, 2,161 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.[vii] 
  70. 2021 Wednesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,521 confirmed cases, 6,312 confirmed deaths, and 827,055 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Georgia, one of the countries victimized by Vladimir Putin’s Russia: 291,214 cases of the virus, 3,901 confirmed deaths and 278,683 confirmed recoveries.[viii]    
  71. 2021 Wednesday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,730.89, UP 53.62 points (+0.16%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,857.84, DOWN 138.26 points (-0.99%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,126.44, DOWN 16.93 points (-0.41%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $62.83 per barrel, +0.29 (+0.46%).  The price of GOLD is $1,735.90 per troy oz., -0.40 (-0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $25.46 per troy ounce, -0.06 (-0.25%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,175.00 per troy oz, -2.40 (-0.20%) while the price of COPPER is $4.11 per pound, -0.02 (-0.39%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,678.23 per troy oz, -11.58 (-0.43%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $28,100.00 per troy oz., -400.00 (-1.40%).[xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000016.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.53 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.07.     In Fijian Dollar, one greenback equals 2.01 and in Gambian Dalasi, a buck equals 50.70.[xii]   In other news, Coinbase soars in market debut, being valued at $100 billion.
  72. 2021 Wednesday 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 $3.937 per gallon, $2.842 in Florida, $3.745 in Hawaii, and $3.340 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- Iowa: $2.778.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,170,800,252,848 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xiv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.  In other business news, Toshiba’s CEO and President Hisao Tanaka resigned today in the wake of a $20 billion buyout offer.   Next, Univision announces plans for a merger with Televisa which will also provide a streaming service for Spanish language audiences.   Elsewhere, Tesco reports a 20-percent drop in its profits even during the online boom in business, thanks to the Chi-Com Virus ravaging the country and the world.
  73. 2021 Wednesday F: COVID-19 NEWS- Moderna is eyeing a combination COVID-19/Influenza vaccination for the fall.  (Note- don’t bother- we aren’t going to take it).  Next, U.S. intelligence chief says that spy agencies are unclear as to when the China Virus first underwent transmission.  Meanwhile, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says that ‘if you want to get the American people to buy in on getting the vaccine, government should not lie to them’ (like that imbecile, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci).   Elsewhere, IBM uncovers more attacks against China Virus vaccine supply chains.  No surprise there.  In other COVID-19 vaccine news, Denmark has permanently halted the use of AstraZeneca’s vaccine following reports of blood clots showing up in patients in that country.  Next, the NFL says that players and staff MUST get the coronavirus vaccines if they want to play or to work within the National Football League.  We say, “F**k them.”  Finally, GOP lawmakers push back on the ongoing push for COVID-19 passports.  (Note- a poll says that more than 50-percent of Republicans are NOT going to get the vaccines).
  74. 2021 Wednesday G: WASHINGTON, D.C. STATEHOOD- a recent poll says that of all 50 states and Washington, D.C., the latter is viewed as the absolute worst place to live and work.  Speaking of statehood, 22 Republican state attorney-generals are suing the Biden administration saying that statehood for the nation’s capital is unconstitutional which it is.  The nation’s capital was meant to be an independent federal district.  Perhaps they should return the real estate given to the district by the surrounding states back to the donors.  There.  Problem solved.  They can pay taxes to the states.  Ah, well, the House Oversight Committee is going to vote on a bill- H.R. 51- authorizing D.C. statehood later in the week.  Still, Democrats are facing cries of “HYPOCRISY” over the court-packing scheme seeing as how they were against it before they were for it. 
  75. 2021 Wednesday H: JOE BIDEN NEWS I- The ‘Biden administration’ is pushing to protect the nation’s power grid as hacking efforts intensify.  Next, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, she of the pendulous breasts that droop down past her waistline, has invited bewildered old Joe Biden to address a joint session of Congress on April 28.  This we got to see!   Meanwhile, critics lambasting Joe Biden’s SCOTUS commission on packing the court could favor adding additional left-wing justices to an already inept court thanks to the commission being one-sided.  (Note- we suspected this from the start).  Next, Joe Biden says that ALL U.S. troops will be out of Afghanistan, not by May 1, 2021, as President Donald J. Trump planned but on the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001: September 11, 2021.[xv]  However, Joe Biden’s CIA Director William Burns is pushing back on this announcement.[xvi]
  76. 2021 Wednesday I: CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE NEWS- The judge in the Derek Chauvin murder trial today refused a motion to dismiss the case.  Meanwhile, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, Police Officer Kim Potter was arrested today and charged with second degree manslaughter in the accidental shooting death of thug Duante Wright.  Police in the city also had to put barricades around her family’s home seeing as how rioting has been ongoing there now for three days.  Last night, law enforcement arrested another 60 people rioting and running amok in the streets.  We say, “Shoot them and re-establish law and order in your city.”   In other criminal justice news, Ponzi-schemer Bernie Madoff died in federal prison at age 83.  In doing so, he was able to beat serving his 150-year prison sentence.  C’ est la vie.  Finally, as the trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin continues, a defense expert testifies that Mr. Floyd did not die from Officer Chauvin’s actions but from a heart rhythm problem.  (Interesting note- a report says that NYPD officers stood by as four MS-13 gangbangers loaded a dead body into the trunk of their vehicle).
  77. 2021 Wednesday J: POLITICAL NEWS I- Congresswoman Ashley Hinson, R-IA 1st congressional district, has put forth a Trump-like bill, the “Red Tape Reduction Act,” a bill that would seek to cut regulations and rules.  Meanwhile, Congresswoman Julia Letlow, R-LA 5th congressional district, put her hand on the Holy Bible today and took the oath of office as the newest member of the U.S. House of Representatives.  Next, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, is continuing with Florida’s lawsuit against the Joe Biden regime over its crazy Immigrations and Customs Enforcement policies.  Illegal aliens MUST GO!  Speaking of the border, “Kooky Kamala” Harris is supposed to visit Mexico and Guatemala within the next ‘several weeks.’  Uh, okay, we have a CATASTROPHE on our southern border there, phony VP.  Finally, Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer plans to move forward with the Biden administration’s infrastructure bill early next week, the one that will cost more than $2 trillion, money mostly borrowed from communist China.  (Note- Congressman Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st congressional district, says that “Cryin’ Chuck” is not reaching out to Republican lawmakers for their input.  Say what?)
  78. 2021 Wednesday K: POLITICAL NEWS II- The Capitol Hill officer who shot and killed 35-year-old Ashli Babbitt during the January 06, 2021 FALSE FLAG operation, aka the infamous Capitol Hill Riots- of that ill-fated day will face NO charges whatsoever even though film makes it clear there was no reason for such an incident to have occurred.  Good to have friends in high places, folks.  Next, major U.S. corporations are all banding together to thwart the new voting laws seeking to infuse more honesty and openness into the laws so that what happened on November 03, 2020 does not occur again; namely, stealing a presidential election and giving it to a horrible candidate, creepy old Joe Biden.  Elsewhere, several GOP senators are seeking to strip Major League Baseball of its anti-trust protections.  Kick MLB to the curb.
  79. 2021 Wednesday L: POLITICAL NEWS III- The Biden administration is going to honor the terms of the deal made by President Donald J. Trump and the United Arab Emirates.  The sale of advanced U.S. warplanes will proceed.   Next, the U.S. Senate votes 53-45 to confirm Gary Gensler as the next head of Securities and Exchange Commission.  Meanwhile, Congressman Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, says that Joe Biden is swiftly moving illegal aliens apprehended along the southern border and is moving them into the heartland of the country.  There is NO vetting, NO testing for diseases, NO background checks for criminal activity, and thus Old Joe is fueling the demise for the country at a later date.
  80. 2021 Wednesday M: POLITICAL NEWS IV- The Democrats are preparing to release a new plan with which to expand the U.S. Supreme Court from nine seats to 13.  This is indeed ‘packing the courts,’ something Joe Biden swore upon the head of Satan (just kidding) he would NEVER do.  Congressman Ted Budd, R-NC 13th congressional district, says a constitutional amendment is required with which to fix the number of justices at nine.  Meanwhile, Congressman Buddy Carter, R-GA 1st congressional district, says that ‘Major League Baseball is punishing the people it claims to be helping.’  Next, the Dems have another plan, one into which they will pour another $50 billion to eradicate student loan debt.  This will wipe out the debt for 36 million of our fellow Americans.  Good.  Elsewhere, former President George W. Bush laments that he did not pass comprehensive immigration reform when HE was president.  How about enforcing the laws? 
  81. 2021 Wednesday N: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- “Bachelor” star Colton Underwood comes as gay.  Big whoop.  Next, Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl are working on an anthem for the COVID-19 era.  Meanwhile, Parler says that Amazon is throwing mud at them by claiming they are doing everything they can to cover up ownership.   Speaking of Amazon, they are pledging to promote more women and blacks.  Elsewhere, the state of Arizona is revamping sex-ed rules in the wake of all the LGBTQIA+ bulls**t being forced down the throats of American students.
  82. 2021 Wednesday O: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II-  We learn that $174 billion of the infrastructure bill proposed by Joe Biden is going to the Chi-Coms.  We need them to mine and manufacture rare earth minerals so we can drive electric cars.  Good going, Joe.  Next, Stephen Miller says that “America First Legal” is aiding the states in suing the Biden administration.  Moving on, a new department of the U.S. Treasury will oversee COVID-19 relief.  Boy, talk about a major slush fund for the Left!   Elsewhere, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, tells Newsmax that IF Trump runs in 2024, he will be the nominee.   Next, Joe Biden- never one to pander- is appointing a liaison to the American Asian-Pacific Islanders community seeing as how black Democrats are attacking Asian Democrats.  Someone has to help make nice.  Erika Moritsugu will get the gig.  Finally, experts say (and they are right) that California is not prepared for another catastrophic fire season.  True, absolutely true, thanks to liberal mismanagement and inattention.
  83. 2021 Wednesday P: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS- the United States and Germany are warning Russia to pull back from Ukraine’s borders.  The Biden administration plans to slap new sanctions atop Vladimir Putin and the Russian government.  Let’s see what that does.  Meanwhile, experts say that thanks to U.S. stupidity, we have built the Chi-Com military for them via the lopsided trade disparities as well as permitting to steal everything they can get their thieving hands on.  Wow.
  84. 2021 Wednesday Q: LOTTERY RESULTS-  First, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3551: : 07, 10, 20, 28, 33, and Mega 15.  Out of 114,696 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers BUT NO Mega for a prize of $10,170 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Foremost Liquor, South Pasadena, CA 91030 (2) United Oil, Ontario, CA 91761 (3) Cig Zone, Indio, CA 92201 and (4) Bonfare Market, San Jose, CA 95135.   Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #837: 13, 30, 33, 45, 61, and Power 14.  Out of 46,599 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were FIVE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball $5,142 apiece.  

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[i] We began offering the music of Deep Purple on Tuesday, 20-March-2018 and concluded this lengthy offering on Sunday, 08-July-2018.

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

[iii] We are not sure when we will present the music of Supertramp but we hope to do it within the next year or so.  You will not want to miss this group, that we can tell you.

[iv] We hope to promote the music of Curved Air within the next 5-6 years.

[v] 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.

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

[vii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xv] Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo applauds the Biden administration for pulling U.S. troops rather than listening to the military-industrial-political complex and keeping them there another 10-20 years.  Secretary Pompeo is also ecstatic that the world sees the Chi-Coms as the generation point for the Chi-Vi.

[xvi] NATO allies with troops in Afghanistan will leave at the same time with U.S. troops.

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70. 2019 Sunday: So many illegal aliens are attempting to storm the United States that the Trump administration has threatened to close the border with Mexico. The American people want to know, when will there be enough ‘invaders’ for the ruling class to understand this and to then authorize the use of deadly force? We cannot wait until the nation has been toppled via the sheer numbers of illegals seeking entry to the country. Mow them down!

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90. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2021:

DAY SEVENTY-ONE OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

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Vice Presidents John C. Calhoun and Al Gore; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Charles Evans Whittaker;  U.S. Secretaries of State John C. Calhoun and Rex Tillerson; U.S. Secretary of War John C. Calhoun; U.S. Senators Angus King and Patrick “Leaky” Leahy; AC/DC featuring Angus Young, “Johnny B. Goode” by Chuck Berry, the Clash featuring Vince White, the Doobie Brothers, Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass featuring Herb Alpert, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Mott the Hoople (and Bad Company) featuring Mick Ralphs, and Supertramp featuring Frank Farrell:

  1. 1492 Saturday: King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain issued the Alhambra edict, which expelled Jews who were unwilling to convert to Christianity.
  2. 1657 Saturday: The English Parliament makes the Humble Petition to Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell offering him the crown; he declines.
  3. 1745 Wednesday: The city of Prague expels its Jewish citizens.
  4. 1831 Thursday: Quebec and Montreal incorporate on this date.
  5. 1850 Sunday: U.S. population hits 23,191,876 (Black population: 3,638,808 (15.7%).  Meanwhile, the seventh vice president of the United States (served 03-04-1825-12-28-1832), Democratic-Republican John C. Calhoun, died on this date in Washington, D.C. at age 68.  It is important to note, too, that Calhoun was also the nation’s 16th U.S. secretary of state, under President John Tyler from 04-01-1844 to 03-10-1845.  Calhoun also served his nation as its 10th U.S. Secretary of War, doing so under President James Monroe from 12-08-1817 to 03-04-1825 then moved up the ladder to secretary of state, U.S. Senate, and VP.
  6. 1854 Friday: Through the Treaty of Kanagawa, Commodore Perry forces Japan to opens ports to U.S.
  7. 1861 Sunday: During the opening days of the Civil War, the Confederacy takes over the mint located at New Orleans.
  8. 1870 Thursday: The first black American to vote in the United States–Thomas P Mundy of Perth Amboy, New Jersey. —does so on this date.
  9. 1878 Sunday: Jack Johnson is first black American to hold a heavyweight boxing title.
  10. 1880 Wednesday: Wabash, Indiana, becomes the first town to electrify entirely with electric lighting and does so on this date.
  11. 1889 Sunday: French engineer Gustave Eiffel unfurled the French tricolor from atop the Eiffel Tower, officially marking its completion.
  12. 1906 Saturday: The Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the United States underwent founding to set rules in amateur sports.  The organization became the National Collegiate Athletic Association in 1910.
  13. 1913 Monday: American financier J.P. Morgan died in Rome at age 75.
  14. 1917 Saturday: The U.S. purchases the Danish West Indies for $25 million and then renames them the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  15. 1918 Sunday: For the first time in the U.S., Daylight Saving Time went into effect.
  16. 1931 Tuesday: Notre Dame College football coach Knut Rockne, 43, died in the crash of a TWA plane in Bazaar, Kansas.
  17. 1932 Thursday: The Ford Motor Company debuted its V-8 engine.
  18. 1933 Friday: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Emergency Conservation Work Act, which created the Civilian Conservation Corps.  Meanwhile, in Germany, the German Republic hands power over to Adolf Hitler.
  19. 1935 Sunday: Famed trumpeter, Herb Alpert who would head the phenomenally successful Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[ii] is born in Los Angeles, California, on this date.
  20. 1939 Friday: Great Britain and France agree to support Poland should the Nazis invade the Eastern European nation.
  21. 1940 Sunday: La Guardia airport in New York officially opened to the public.  Elsewhere, future Democratic Senator Patrick “Leaky” Leahy is born in Montpelier, Vermont.  A future Democrat, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on- get this- January 03, 1975 and as today is still there.
  22. 1941 Monday: The Afrika Korps continues pushing the British back across the North Africa around El Algheila.  Although British armor suffers a severe mauling at the hands of the Axis forces, they are able to stymie the drive towards Mersa Brega and El Algheila.  
  23. 1942 Tuesday: Despite suffering U-Boat, Kriegsmarine, and ground-based Luftwaffe attacks from Britain all the way to the Russian Arctic port of Murmansk, Convoy PQ-13 arrives with much-needed supplies for the Soviet Union.  Elsewhere in the Indian Ocean, the Battle of Christmas Island commences.  Although not a battle per se, Imperial Japanese forces began landing on the island and were joined by mutinous Indian troops who took their British officers prisoner believing that the Empire of Japan would ‘liberate’ India.
  24. 1943 Wednesday: “Oklahoma!” the first musical play by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, opened on Broadway.  Elsewhere, on the southern Eastern Front- the Caucasus- the Red Army is mauling overstretched German military forces who are falling back in disarray to the Kuban defensive line.  The goal to capture the Caucasus and its oilfields is now little more than a pipe dream unless, of course, the Turks enter the war on the side of their former partners in World War I.  They don’t.
  25. 1944 Friday: German ally Hungary orders its Jews to wear yellow stars beginning April 5, so its police forces and the Nazis can find them.  Meanwhile, future guitarist with Mott the Hoople[iii] and Bad Company[iv]—Mick Ralphs—was born in in Stoke Lacy, Herefordshire, England on this date.  Elsewhere, in Alexandria, Virginia, future U.S. Senator Angus King is born.  A future ‘independent’ (a reliable Democrat vote), he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2013 representing Maine.  Meanwhile, in the Pacific Theater, U.S. air assets are pounding Japanese positions on the island of Palau ahead of an invasion to drive them out and retake the strategic island.
  26. 1945 Saturday: The Red Army continues plowing through Poland, capturing Upper Silesia on the way to the east German border.  Fighting is fierce, the Germans fighting for every scrap of land as for them, it’s better to fight the battle in Poland than in the homeland.  Russian forces are so powerful and the Germans so weak, the Nazis are fighting on nothing more than fumes which for them is formidable for their enemies.
  27. 1946 Sunday: A liberated Greece holds its first post-World War II elections.  The communists are striving to take power if they can but the Royalists with British help will stop them cold.
  28. 1947 Monday: Frank Farrell—future bassist with the British rock band, Supertramp[v] 1971-72—is born in Birmingham, England, on this date.
  29. 1948 Wednesday: The future 45th vice president of the United States—Al Gore, Democrat, 01-20-1993-01-20-2001—is born on this date in Washington, D.C.  A perpetual Washington insider, this guy will almost be the sole creator of the GLOBAL WARMING-CLIMATE CHANGE-EXTREME WEATHER scam that will forever f*** up the world.
  30. 1949 Thursday: Newfoundland (now called Newfoundland and Labrador) entered confederation as Canada’s 10th province.
  31. 1954 Wednesday: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues to rage.  The communists have set their sights on French positions east of the Nam Yum River, the Elianes and Dominiques.  Although held by understrength units, the French regular army and Foreign Legion troops and Vietnamese and Thai allies are determined to give ground at high cost to the enemy.  As usual, the People’s Army digs trenches right up to the wire perimeters of the French positions and at the blast of the whistle storm up and hopefully over it into the trenches where hand-to-hand fighting will rage.  Attacks and counterattacks would sway back and forth.  Horrible battle…
  32. 1955 Thursday: Angus Young—future guitarist with the Australian rock band, AC/DC[vi]—is born on this date in Glasgow, Scotland.
  33. 1958 Monday: The Chess record label released “Johnny B. Goode” by Chuck Berry[vii] on this date.
  34. 1959 Tuesday: The Dalai Lama flees Communist China and receives political asylum in neighboring India.  The communists claim that Tibet belongs to them but Tibet does not, it’s been an independent kingdom for all time.  The communists are invading the country to subjugate it, it’s people, and to provide lebensraum for its people.  Wait, isn’t that what the Nazis called their land-grabs?  Living room for their people?  Funny how history tends to repeat itself…
  35. 1960 Thursday: Future guitarist with the British band, the Clash[viii]—Vince White—is born in London, England, on this date.
  36. 1962 Saturday: The 91st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Charles Evans Whittaker left the court on this date.  A Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Whittaker to fill the seat of Associate Justice Stanley Forman Reed.  Whittaker served from March 22, 1957 to March 31, 1962.
  37. 1963 Sunday: After 90 years of service, Los Angeles ends its streetcar service.
  38. 1965 Wednesday: The United States orders the first batch of combat troops to Vietnam.
  39. 1966 Thursday: An estimated 200,000 antiwar demonstrators took to the streets in New York City to protest the war.  Meanwhile, the USSR launched Luna 10, which became the first spacecraft to enter lunar orbit.
  40. 1967 Friday: Jimi Hendrix[ix], performing with the Experience, burns his guitar for the first time live on stage.
  41. 1968 Sunday: At the end of a nationally-broadcast address on Vietnam, President Lyndon B. Johnson stunned the country by announcing he would not seek reelection. He said, “I shall seek, and I will not accept the nomination of my party for another term as your president.”  
  42. 1973 Saturday: In the 12th round of their heavyweight title fight, Ken Norton beats Muhammad Ali in a split decision.  Losing the North American Boxing Federation title, Ali’s pro-career record dropped to 42-2.  As for Ken Norton, his record improved to 30-1.  Norton and Ali would meet again later in the year.
  43. 1975 Tuesday: After a record 20 seasons on CBS-TV, “Gunsmoke” ended its run with its final first-run episode, “The Sharecroppers.”  This was perhaps one of the all-time greatest TV westerns but now with all the WOKE stupidity f***ing up the country, it would probably be deemed RACIST.  F*** them.  
  44. 1976 Wednesday: The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that the family of Karen Ann Quinlan, who was in a persistent vegetative state, could disconnect her from her respirator.  However, she remained unconscious until death finally claimed her in 1985.
  45. 1980 Monday: In the 15th round of their heavyweight title fight, Michael Weaver knocks out “Big” John Tate to win the WBA heavyweight boxing title.  Weaver’s record improved to 22-0 while Tate’s dropped to 20-1.  Elsewhere, President Jimmy Carter deregulates the U.S. banking industry.
  46. 1982 Wednesday: The rock group, the Doobie Brothers[x], break up after achieving monster success.  
  47. 1986 Monday: One-hundred-and-sixty-seven people died when a Mexican Airlines Boeing 727 crashed in a remote mountainous region of Mexico.
  48. 1991 Sunday: The Soviet Republic of Georgia endorses independence; meanwhile, the Warsaw Pact dissolves in the collapse of the USSR.
  49. 1993 Wednesday: Actor Brandon Lee, 28, suffered a fatal, accidental gunshot wound during the filming of a movie in Wilmington, North Carolina, when a bullet fragment that had been lodge inside a prop gun hit him.
  50. 1995 Friday: Mexican American singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez, 23, died in Corpus Christi, Texas, when the founder of her fan club, Yolanda Saldivar shot her.  A jury of her peers convicted Saldivar of murder and sentenced to life in prison.
  51. 2000 Friday: In Uganda, officials set the number of deaths linked to a doomsday religious cult at more than 900 people.  A fire at the cult’s church killed more than 530 people and authorities subsequently uncovered mass graves at various sites linked to the cult.
  52. 2001 Saturday: Universal Studios Japan opened a theme park in Osaka’s waterfront.
  53. 2002 Sunday: Problems continue to erupt back and forth between Israeli Defense Forces and Palestinian thugs under the control of POS Yasser Arafat.  The ongoing violence between Israelis and Palestinians has seen 1,262 Palestinians killed to Israel’s 401. 
  54. 2003 Monday: To great fanfare, the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball fame open their brand-new ballpark, the Great American Ballpark.  Former President George H.W. Bush throws out the first pitch and excitement is in the air.  Unfortunately, the Pittsburgh Pirates blow the Reds out by a final score of 10-1.  Ai, caramba!
  55. 2004 Wednesday: In Fallujah, Iraq, four American private military contractors working for Blackwater USA die in a terrorist strike; the people of the city mutilate their bodies and hang them from a freeway overpass.
  56. 2005 Thursday: Terri Schiavo, 41, died at a hospice in Pinellas Park, Florida, 13 days after her husband disconnected her from her feeding tube in a wrenching right-to-die dispute.
  57. 2006 Friday: The former chief of staff for Congressman Tom Delay, R-TX, pleads guilty in the ongoing Jack Abramoff Indian lobbying scandal.  After pleading guilty, Tony C. Ruby agrees to cooperate with federal investigators.
  58. 2007 Saturday: The first major sandstorm of the year blowing out of Mongolia blasts into the Chi-Com capital city of Beijing.  Storms in this part of the world are somewhat common and when they erupt, they damage the power grid. 
  59. 2008 Monday: A Bahamas jury ruled that Anna Nicole Smith’s son, Daniel, died from an accidental drug overdose, just like his mother.   Elsewhere, Islamist Shiite thug, Muqtada al-Sadr orders his Mahdi army to stop fighting following six days of heavy fighting between Iraqi government forces and his strongholds in Baghdad and in Basra. 
  60. 2009 Tuesday: President Barack Hussein Obama arrived in London, England, with his wife, Michelle, at the start of a European tour, his first journey across the Atlantic since taking office two months earlier.  Elsewhere, Benjamin Netanyahu took office as Israel’s new prime minister after the Knesset approved his government.  Finally, former Argentine President Raul Alfonsin died at age 82.  
  61. 2010 Wednesday: The Serbs create legislation that will offer a formal apology for their role as the perps behind the 1995 Srebrenica Massacre in which loads of Muslims were murdered.
  62. 2011 Thursday: At a meeting in Nanjing, China, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the main problem in the world’s monetary system is countries that inhibit the free flow of the value of their currency.  Elsewhere, during the Arab Spring, fighting continues in various parts of the Middle East.  Some Libyan government officials are defecting as fast as they can while rumor has it that President Barack Hussein Obama is planning to aid Libyan rebels seeking to oust Moammar Gaddafi.
  63. 2012 Saturday: Construction workers make progress on the United Kingdom and the European Union’s tallest building when workers place the spire of the Shard London Bridge into place.  Elsewhere, the Chi-Com authorities bust six people and close at least 16 websites.  What were their crimes?  They said they saw ‘military vehicles on the streets of Beijing.’  Question: aren’t there military vehicles on the streets of Beijing all the time?
  64. 2013 Sunday: In China, two people die from H7N9 avian influenza infection.  H7N9 avian influenza is a sub-type that medical professionals previously did not believe was a threat to humans.  Elsewhere, in the Nigerian city of Kano, the Nigerian military has a great day when they storm a building full of Boko Haram thugs, killing 14 Islamist thugs at the cost of one of their own as well as apprehend a wanted bomb-maker and a car jam-packed with explosives.  Kill them all.
  65. 2014 Monday: The Obama Administration announces that it is going to enroll 7 million people in government-mandated medical insurance plans by the deadline of midnight tonight—they fell short.  Elsewhere, the International Court of Justice at the U.N. agrees that Japanese whaling is conducted for commercial purposes, not scientific research; Japan accepts the order to cease all whaling activities in the Antarctic—the Greenpeace scumbags are delirious with joy.
  66. 2015 Tuesday: Even though the deadline for discussions on the Iranian nuclear program has arrived, the petulant terrorist nation and six other countries agree to continue the talks because ‘some progress has been made.’  The Iranians are lying scumbags and we cannot trust them.  Meanwhile, some crazy things are occurring in Turkey what with a blackout afflicting approximately 65-percent of the country.  Terrorism?  No one knows for sure.
  67. 2016 Thursday: The Supreme Court of the state of Pennsylvania upholds a previous court ruling that allows Texas Senator Ted Cruz to appear on the state’s primary ballot.  Some losers were trying to challenge the senator’s being born in Canada to American parents saying he was not qualified under the Constitution to seek the nation’s high office.
  68. 2017 Friday: New York City Mayor Bill Di Blasio says he is ‘developing a plan to close the infamous Rikers Island New York Police Department jail within a decade.’  That will be the day.   Elsewhere, at a meeting of NATO members, the Germans say it’s ‘unrealistic for them to spend 2-percent of their GDP on military assets and equipment.’  Wow.
  69. 2018 Saturday:  President Donald J. Trump’s first secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, found himself fired today.  He served from 02-01-2017 to 03-31-2018.  This pretentious fool called his boss a “moron,’ which is one of the major reasons he got canned.  He was actively working against the president from within the State Department.
  70. 2019 Sunday: So many illegal aliens are attempting to storm the United States that the Trump administration has threatened to close the border with Mexico.  The American people want to know, when will there be enough ‘invaders’ for the ruling class to understand this and to then authorize the use of deadly force?  We cannot wait until the nation has been toppled via the sheer numbers of illegals seeking entry to the country.  Shoot them down!
  71. 2020 Tuesday: As the day sputters to an end, cases of the Wuhan Virus continue going up although communist China continues braying like sheep  that cases there are going down and life is returning to normal.  Uh, okay, can’t trust communists folks.  As we wrap up for the day, total confirmed cases around the planet are at 858,785 what with a total of 42,139 confirmed deaths worldwide.  In the United States, there are 203,608 confirmed cases of the Kung Flu with 4,476 confirmed deaths.  Again, thank you, China.  Today, the governor of Virginia, Ralph Northam, says life will be shut down until sometime in June, returning to normal a day AFTER the GOP primary takes place.  What a scumbag.
  72. 2021 Wednesday: Day #71 of the Biden-Harris regime, stick around to find out WTF these fraudulent hucksters and grifters are up to today.  Everyone knows they’re up to no f***ing good.

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Waysted returned on April 30, 2008, with the album, “The Harsh Reality.”  We have the great Pete Way on bass and vocals, Finn Moore on vocals, Chris George (guitars), and Paul Haslin handle the percussion duties.  Fans of both Waysted and Pete Way love this album, seeing it as among the best albums the Waysted boys have ever recorded.  We tend to agree and recommend that everyone rush out and give this album a good listen, it’s that good and worth every penny anyone wants for it.  Some things you cannot fake and the intensity and the vigor encapsulated on this album will make anyone lifelong fans of the rockers that roared out of the 1960s and 1970s and will cause them to toss the modern music into the crapper.  Search for it- you’ll love it but folks- look to eBay or somewhere else because Amazon.com wants nearly a grand- $1,000- for this album and friends, NO album is worth that kind of money unless it’s a massive collection of Faces bootleg shows.

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[ii] We hope to do the music of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, as well as Alpert’s solo career, somewhere around 2035.  We hope you will remain with us.

[iii] We promoted the music of Spooky Tooth, Mott the Hoople, 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] See previous footnote.

[v] We are not sure when we will present the music of Supertramp but we hope to do it within the next year or so.  You will not want to miss this group, that we can tell you.

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

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

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

[ix] 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.

[x] We hope to promote the music of the Doobie Brothers sometime before 2030.  We hope you will remain vigilant for the day when we do.

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32. 1954 Wednesday A: Fighting continues around the shrinking perimeter at Dien Bien Phu. Supply planes are shot down over the base by increasingly accurate antiaircraft fire. Within the base structure, an event that will forever live in legend (or infamy, depending upon how you see it) occurs when the so-called ‘paratrooper mafia’ headed by Lt. Colonel Pierre Langlais confronts Colonel Christian De Castries and demands a reordering of the command structure.

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83. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2021:

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Ward Hunt and Horace Gray; U.S. Senator Mike Braun; the Bee Gees featuring Colin Petersen, Elvis Presley, the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, Spooky Tooth featuring Mike Kellie, Supertramp featuring Dougie Thompson, and WAR featuring Lee Oskar:

  1. 1545 Saturday: The German Parliament opens in Worms.
  2. 1603 Monday: Scottish King James VI, son of Mary Queen of Scotts, becomes King James I of England in succession to Elizabeth I, thus joining the English and Scottish crowns.
  3. 1664 Monday: Roger Williams is granted a charter to colonize Rhode Island
  4. 1765 Sunday: Britain enacted the Quartering Act, requiring American colonists to provide temporary housing to British soldiers.
  5. 1828 Monday: In Boston, Massachusetts, future 47th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Gray is born.  President Chester Arthur would nominate his fellow Republican to fill Nathan Clifford’s seat, a Democrat.  Gray would serve from 01-09-1882 to 09-15-1902.
  6. 1832 Saturday: A mob in Hiram, Ohio, attacked, tarred, and feathered Mormon leaders Joseph Smith, Jr., and Sidney Rigdon.
  7. 1837 Friday: Canada gives blacks the right to vote on this date.
  8. 1868 Tuesday: Metropolitan Life Insurance Company underwent founding on this date.
  9. 1878 Sunday: The British frigate HMS Eurydice sinks resulting in the loss of 300 sailors.
  10. 1880 Wednesday: The first ‘hail insurance company’ incorporated in Connecticut.  People came to know the company as Tobacco Growers’ Mutual Insurance Company.
  11. 1882 Friday: German scientist Robert Koch announced in Berlin that he had discovered the bacillus responsible for tuberculosis.
  12. 1883 Saturday: The first telephone call between New York and Chicago takes place on this date.
  13. 1886 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., the 42nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ward Hunt died.  President Ulysses S. Grant nominated the Democrat-turned-Republican to fill the seat of Democratic Associate Justice Samuel Nelson.   Hunt served from 12-11-1872 to 01-27-1882.
  14. 1887 Thursday: Oscar Straus appointed 1st Jewish ambassador from U.S. (to Turkey).
  15. 1898 Thursday: The first automobile goes on sale on this date.
  16. 1900 Saturday: Mayor Van Wyck of New York broke the ground for the New York subway tunnel that would link Manhattan with Brooklyn.
  17. 1906 Saturday: The Census of the British Empire demonstrates that Britain rules one-fifth of the world.
  18. 1913 Monday: New York’s Palace Theater, the legendary home of vaudeville, opened on Broadway.
  19. 1920 Wednesday: The U.S. Coast Guard established its first air station at Morehead City, N.C.
  20. 1924 Monday: Greece becomes a republic on this date.
  21. 1934 Saturday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed a bill granting future independence to the Philippines.
  22. 1941 Monday: During World War II, German troops occupy El Agheila, Libya.  The British are able to withdraw much of their troops to safety but it appears that the Afrika Korps is in charge of the situation even though the German General Staff has ordered Field Marshal Erwin Rommel NOT to attack the Brits as no further reinforcements will be coming.  Everything is being planned for Operation Barbarossa.  Rommel won’t listen.
  23. 1942 Tuesday: The Royal Air Force is preparing to launch bombing raids into occupied France and Germany beginning tomorrow.
  24. 1943 Wednesday: Fighting continues in Tunisia as the Allies continue driving the remnants of the Afrika Korps into a last-ditch stand against the Americans, the Brits, and Free French forces.  Many of the Fascist Italians are only too happy to throw down their weapons and surrender whereas the Germans are determined to continue the fight. 
  25. 1944 Friday: In occupied Rome, the Nazis executed more than 300 civilians in reprisal for an attack by Italian partisans the day before that had killed 32 German soldiers.  Meanwhile, 811 British bombers attack Berlin.  Elsewhere, in what the world would come to know as “The Great Escape,” 76 Allied officers manage to escape from Stalag Luft 3, the POW camp in which, the Germans held them.  Finally, the Red Army continues rolling up Axis forces fighting in the Ukraine. 
  26. 1945 Saturday: Heavy fighting continues in Hungary as German troops and their remaining loyal Hungarian allies continue trying to thwart the advance.  Fighting is fierce and no matter what Axis troops do, they are continuing their ongoing retreat even though their Fuhrer demands they stand and fight.  North up in Poland, the Red Army continues pushing deeper into that country, ‘liberating’ it from its Nazi masters and putting it firmly into Moscow’s camp.  In essence, the Poles are going from one master to another.
  27. 1946 Sunday: Future drummer with the Bee Gees[i] (1967-1969)—Colin Petersen—is born in Australia on this date.
  28. 1947 Monday: Mike Kellie—future drummer of the psychedelic blues band, Spooky Tooth[ii]—was born in Birmingham, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, the United States Congress proposed the limitation of the presidency to no more than two terms.
  29. 1948 Wednesday: Future harmonica-player Lee Oskar who would perform for decades with the soul-rock-funk-jazz band, WAR[iii]—is born in Copenhagen, Denmark, on this date.
  30. 1951 Saturday: Dougie Thompson—future drummer with the British rock band, Supertramp[iv] 1972-1988—was born in Glasgow, Scotland, on this date.
  31. 1954 Wednesday: In Jasper, Indiana, future U.S. Senator Doug Braun is born.  A future Republican, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on January 03, 2019 representing his home state.
  32. 1954 Wednesday A: Fighting continues around the shrinking perimeter at Dien Bien Phu.  Supply planes are shot down over the base by increasingly accurate antiaircraft fire.  Within the base structure, an event that will forever live in legend (or infamy, depending upon how you see it) occurs when the so-called ‘paratrooper mafia’ headed by Lt. Colonel Pierre Langlais confronts Colonel Christian De Castries and demands a reordering of the command structure.  Castries is somewhat subdued, his chief-of-staff Lt. Colonel Keller having been flown out due to suffering a nervous breakdown earlier in the day. The paratroopers are determined to mount a more forceful defense and to take it to the People’s Army as good as they are giving it to the French.
  33. 1955 Thursday: The first seagoing oil-drilling rig went into service.  Elsewhere, Tennessee Williams’ play, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” debuted on Broadway on this date.
  34. 1958 Monday: Rock-and-roll singer Elvis Presley[v] underwent induction into the Army in Memphis, Tennessee.  He underwent basic training at Fort Hood, Texas, before being shipped to Germany.
  35. 1962 Saturday: Mick Jagger[vi] and Keith Richards perform as Little Boy Blue and Blue Boys.
  36. 1965 Wednesday: Ranger 9, a lunar probe launched three days earlier by NASA, crashed into the moon (as planned) after sending back more than 5,800 video images.
  37. 1967 Friday: The University of Michigan holds 1st “Teach-in” after bombing of North Vietnam.
  38. 1972 Friday: Great Britain imposes direct rule over Northern Ireland.
  39. 1975 Monday: Muhammad Ali scores a TKO over Chuck Wepner in the 15th round to win the heavyweight boxing title of the world.
  40. 1980 Monday: One of El Salvador’s most respected Roman Catholic Church leaders, Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero, died when shot by a sniper as he celebrated Mass in San Salvador.
  41. 1988 Thursday: Former national security aides Oliver North and John M. Poindexter and businessmen Richard V. Secord and Albert Hakim pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from the Iran-Contra affair.  (North and Poindexter suffered conviction, but had their verdicts thrown out; Secord and Hakim received probation after each pleaded guilty to a single count under a pleas bargain).
  42. 1989 Friday: The supertanker Exxon Valdez ran aground on a reef in Alaska’s Prince William Sound and began leaking 11 million gallons of crude oil.
  43. 1991 Sunday: Banks reopen in liberated Kuwait.
  44. 1995 Friday: After 20 years, British soldiers stopped routine patrols in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  45. 1998 Tuesday: Two students ages 13 and 11 opened fire outside Jonesboro Westside Middle School in Arkansas, killing four classmates and a teacher.  (Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Golden were imprisoned by Arkansas until age 18, then by federal authorities until age 21.  However, Johnson has since been returned to prison on unrelated charges).
  46. 1999 Wednesday: NATO commences aerial bombardment against Yugoslavia, marking the first time NATO has attacked a sovereign nation.  Elsewhere, thirty-nine people died when fire erupted in the Mont Blanc tunnel in France and burned for two days.
  47. 2003 Monday: Members of the Arab League vote 21-1 for the immediate and unconditional removal of ALL U.S. and Coalition forces from Iraq.  F**k them.
  48. 2006 Friday: In Belarus, the police begin breaking up long-term, ongoing anti-government protests.
  49. 2008 Monday: Following their first-ever Democratic election, Bhutan becomes a democracy.
  50. 2011 Thursday: Kenya opens the Africa Carbon Exchange, the first carbon exchange in Africa to exchange carbon credits.
  51. 2012 Saturday: U.S. Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum wins the caucuses in the state of Louisiana.  Meanwhile, communist China announces its plan to phase-out the practice of taking and selling organs from executed prisoners.  Elsewhere, former Vice President Richard “Dick” Cheney receives a heart transplant on this date.  Get well, Dick!
  52. 2013 Sunday: In Paris, hundreds of thousands of people protest the legalization of same-sex marriage in France, after the protest turns violent, the authorities deny them access to the Champs-Elysees.   Elsewhere, communist President Evo Morales threatens to take an ongoing border dispute with Chile to the International Court of Justice at the Hague.  President Morales is a hardcore leftists.   
  53. 2014 Monday:  A lawsuit against Lance Armstrong undergoes dismissal; after he admitted to doping, the plaintiffs sued, claiming that they bought energy-drink maker FRS Co. believing that the drinks endorsed by Armstrong had been the key reason for his cycling success.
  54. 2015 Tuesday: Germanwings Flight 9525, an Airbus A320, crashed into the French Alps killing all 150 people onboard; investigators said the 27-year-old co-pilot deliberately downed the aircraft due to mental issues.  Elsewhere, NASA scientists are celebrating Mars Opportunity rover taking a journey no other rover ever has before and that is traveling more than 26 miles on the Red Planet’s surface.  God we love these things.  
  55. 2016 Thursday: At the Hague, the European Court finds Radovan Karadžić, leader of the Bosnian Serbs during the war in Yugoslavia in the 1990s guilty of war crimes.  His main crime was the 1995 massacre at Srebrenica in which Serb forces murdered loads of Muslims.  He received a sentence of 40 years.  Elsewhere, in the U.S., an appellate court upholds a lower court’s ruling in New York seeking to keep Senator Ted Cruz off the GOP presidential primary ballot because of his Canadian birth.  This is hardball by Congressman Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district and a close friend of candidate Donald J. Trump.  
  56. 2017 Friday: Thanks to schmucks such as House Speaker Paul Ryan, the Trump administration and their GOP allies in the House of Representatives are forced to pull their plan to overturn Obamacare and to replace it with a better plan.   Meanwhile, the House Intelligence Committee goes to war with itself over the bogus Trump-Russia Collusion scam, the very same engineered by the Democrats.  Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, and ranking member, the locoweed Adam Schiff, DS-CA 28th congressional district, are butting heads over information coming out that shows that the Obama administration SPIED on the then-Trump campaign.
  57. 2018 Saturday: In the streets of Washington, D.C., and cities across the country, hundreds of thousands of teens and their supporters rallied against gun violence, spurred by a call to action from student survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 people dead.  In other crazy news, likeminded European liberals- these in Paris- are also protesting against gun violence- in the U.S.  The French people are demanding Americans give up their guns- so says the losers of 1940, Dien Bien Phu in 1954, and Algeria from 1956 to 1962.  LOSERS with a capital “L.”
  58. 2019 Sunday: On this Sunday, Attorney-General Bill Barr put out a brief on the 22-month Robert S. Mueller III investigation into Donald Trump, Trump campaign officials, and Vladimir Putin’s Russia by saying that ‘Mueller’s team had found no evidence of collusion between now-President Trump, members of his campaign, his friends and family and Russia nor was there any sign of obstruction.’  In effect, this clears the president and those around him other than those convicted of process crimes during the investigation.  The Democrats could not handle the outcome and rushed to the microphones braying like dogs for ALL the evidence and promise to continue the witch hunt into Mr. Trump.  The investigation began- many believe- in late 2015 or early 2016 and involved members of the Hillary Clinton team, Barack Obama Justice Department and FBI officials, as well as foreign operatives hired by members of the Obama team to set up candidate- and then- President Trump.  
  59. 2020 Tuesday: Democrats continue stalling in the U.S. Senate by holding up Wuhan Virus relief legislation by trying to stuff in Green New Deal, Pro-Death, union, identity politics, election fraud such as ballot harvesting in ALL 50 states, and more.  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell continues rebuffing them in the hope that honest and legitimate legislation can occur.  Meanwhile, the world around mid-day acknowledges approximately 414,277 cases of COVID-19, with 38,819 new cases over the past 24 hours.  Global deaths are 18,557 what with 2,146 in the previous 24 hours.  In the United States, there are 51,542 cases of the Kung Flu with 8,328 new cases over the past 24 hours.  There is a total of 674 deaths, up by 95 over the previous 24 hours.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes UP by 11.3% or up 2,112.98 points, closing at 20,764.91.  Bravo. 
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BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0413 a 16” x 14” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Echoes of Eden.”  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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Since the earliest days of playing with the Scorpions to his lengthy on-and-off association with UFO to his various Michael Schenker Group and other projects, Michael Schenker has delivered the absolute best in rock music.  His album for today is “Tales of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” an album that came out on March 27, 2007 and features various configurations of MSG which is a great way to introduce one’s ears to his music.  Fans find 19 tunes here plus an interview which is why we hope you will seek this one out and consider adding it to your growing collection of all things ‘UFO’ and the various spin-offs, solo projects, and side groups.  You will love it.

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[i] We hope to promote the music of the Bee Gees within the next 3-4 years.

[ii] We promoted the music of Spooky Tooth, Mott the Hoople, 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.

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

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

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

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

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JJ. 1954 Sunday: The second phase of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu is preparing to erupt once again. Both sides are resupplying and reinforcing their positions. As People’s Army sappers continue ringing the outlying bases, Colonel Christian De Castries is now sending night patrols out to hamper the trenches drawing closer to posts such as Huguette 7. Viet Minh infiltrators are crawling into the main base gathering intelligence and conducting acts of sabotage. If not shot, the French put them to work as POWs.

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80. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 21, 2021:

DAY SIXTY-ONE OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Philo Bradley; U.S. Secretary of Defense William “Dick” Cheney; Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense William Howard Taft IV; Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., Eddie Money, Kaleidoscope featuring David Lindley, Sly & the Family Stone featuring Rose Stone, Stray Cats featuring Slim Jim Phantom, Supertramp featuring Roger Hodgson, and UFO featuring Andy Parker:

  1. 630 Sunday: The emperor of the Byzantine Empire- Heraclius- restores the True Cross to Jerusalem.
  2. 1349 Friday: In Erfurt, Germany, in response to the Black Death, the people run amuck killing 3,000 Jews in the process.
  3. 1556 Wednesday: For the crime of heresy, the crown sends Thomas Cranmer, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, to the stake where executioners would burn him alive.
  4. 1617 Tuesday: Pocahontas, Indian princess, and daughter of Chief Powhatan, dies at age 22.
  5. 1685 Wednesday: Composer Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany.
  6. 1697 Thursday: Czar Peter the Great begins his self-educational trip through Western Europe.
  7. 1788 Friday: A major fire destroys 856 buildings in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  8. 1804 Wednesday: The French civil code, or the “Code Napoleon” as it was later called, became the law of the land. 
  9. 1824 Sunday: A fire at an ammo dump outside of Cairo kills 4,000 horses.
  10. 1851 Friday: Explorers discovered Yosemite Valley.
  11. 1857 Saturday: A major earthquake hits Tokyo; about 107,000 people die.
  12. 1859 Monday: In Philadelphia, the first Zoological Society underwent incorporation on this date.
  13. 1870 Monday: The 41st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Joseph Philo Bradley took his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Ulysses S. Grant nominated him to fill a new seat.  Bradley served from today until January 22, 1892.  
  14. 1871 Tuesday: Journalist Henry M. Stanley began his famous expedition in Africa to locate the missing Scottish missionary, David Livingstone.
  15. 1902 Friday: In New York, three Park Avenue mansions suffered destruction when a subway tunnel roof collapsed.
  16. 1906 Wednesday: Ohio passed a law that prohibited hazing by fraternities after two fatalities.
  17. 1907 Thursday: To protect its interests, the United States invades Honduras.
  18. 1908 Saturday: French pilot Henri Farman carried the first passenger ever in his biplane.
  19. 1910 Monday: The U.S. Senate granted ex-President Teddy Roosevelt a yearly pension of $10,000.
  20. 1918 Thursday: During World War I, Germany launches its Somme offensive.  Their goal was to break through the Allied lines before American reinforcements arrived and tipped the war in favor of the Allies against the Central Powers.
  21. 1924 Friday: Mass Investors Trust becomes the first mutual fund set up in the U.S.
  22. 1925 Saturday: The Butler Act, a Tennessee statute, which prohibits the teaching of evolution, becomes state law on this date.
  23. 1927 Monday: The Kuomintang army conquers the city of Shanghai, forcing British marines and other personnel to flee before it.
  24. 1928 Wednesday: President Calvin Coolidge gave the Congressional Medal of Honor to Charles Lindbergh for his first trans-Atlantic flight.
  25. 1935 Thursday: Persia becomes “Iran” on this date in history.
  26. 1941 Friday: In the 13th Round, Joe Louis knocks out Abe Simon for the heavyweight boxing title of the world.   Meanwhile, in Yugoslavia, Prince Paul’s government resigns after he signed an agreement to join the Axis.  This will lead to mass protests in the streets that will force the Nazis to invade Yugoslavia thus messing up their timetable for Operation Barbarossa, the invasion of the Soviet Union.
  27. 1942 Saturday: A second air assault by Nazi Germany occurs with the aim of capturing the Island of Malta from the British.
  28. 1943 Sunday: An assassination attempt on the life of German leader Adolf Hitler fails.  
  29. 1944 Tuesday: Charles Chaplin went on trial in Los Angeles, accused of transporting former protégée Joan Barry across state lines for immoral purposes.  However, a judge later acquitted Chaplin but the comedic actor lost a paternity suit despite tests showing that he was NOT the father of Barry’s child.  Meanwhile, Supreme Allied Leader Dwight D. Eisenhower postpones the invasion of the South of France until after the landings at Normandy later in the year.  Elsewhere, future multi-instrumentalist with the band, Kaleidoscope[i]– David Lindley- is born in Los Angeles, California, on this date.
  30. 1945 Wednesday: During World War II, the Allies begin a four-day air assault on Nazi Germany.  Meanwhile, on Okinawa, the Japanese begin launching flying bombs against the Allied assault force ships.  Finally, Rose Stone—future keyboardist and vocalist with the San Francisco funk-rock band, Sly and the Family Stone[ii]—is born in Dallas, Texas, USA on this date.
  31. 1947 Friday: President Harry S. Truman signs Executive Order #9835 requiring ALL federal employees to swear an oath of allegiance to the United States of America.
  32. 1949 Monday: Future rock-and-roll star, Eddie Money[iii], is born on this date in New York City.
  33. 1950 Tuesday: Future multi-instrumentalist with the great British rock band, Supertramp[iv]—Roger Hodgson is born on this date in Portsmouth, Hampshire, Great Britain.
  34. 1951 Wednesday: During the Korean War, U.S. troops in Korea rise to 248,320 with which to stem the tide.  The South Koreans have 268,320 and other U.N. forces stand at 32,875.  The North Koreans are receiving aid from their Chinese allies.  Meanwhile, a jury convicts Julius and Ethel Rosenberg of espionage.
  35. 1952 Friday: Future longtime drummer with the amazing British rock band, UFO[v]–Andy Parker—is born in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, Great Britain on this date.
  36. 1954 Sunday: The second phase of the Battle of Dien Bien Phu is preparing to erupt once again.  Both sides are resupplying and reinforcing their positions.  As People’s Army sappers continue ringing the outlying bases, Colonel Christian De Castries is now sending night patrols out to hamper the trenches drawing closer to posts such as Huguette 7.  Viet Minh infiltrators are crawling into the main base gathering intelligence and conducting acts of sabotage.  If not shot, the French put them to work as POWs.
  37. 1961 Tuesday: Art Modell purchases the NFL’s Cleveland Browns’ franchise for the then-record amount of $3,925,000.  Elsewhere, in Brooklyn, New York, future drummer with the rock-a-billy band, Stray Cats[vi]—Slim Jim Phantom—is born.
  38. 1963 Thursday: The Alcatraz Federal Prison Island in San Francisco Bay was emptied of its last inmates and closed at the order of Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.
  39. 1964 Saturday: UCLA completes an undefeated NCAA basketball season, 30-0.
  40. 1965 Sunday: Civil rights demonstrators led by the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., began their third successful march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, with more than 3,000 civil rights protesters in tow.
  41. 1970 Saturday: Vinko Bogataj crashes during a ski-jumping championship in Germany; his image becomes that of the ‘agony of defeat guy” in opening credits of ABC’s Wide World of Sports.
  42. 1975 Friday: Ethiopia ends its monarchy, which had been in existence for more than 3,000 years.
  43. 1978 Tuesday: San Francisco passes its—and nation’s—most comprehensive homosexual rights bill.
  44. 1979 Wednesday: The Egyptian Parliament unanimously approves peace with Israel, the first Arab nation to do so.
  45. 1981 Saturday: Michael Donald, a black teenager in Mobile, Alabama, was abducted, tortured, and murdered by slime ball members of the Ku Klux Klan.  His mother, Beulah Mae Donald brought a lawsuit against the organization that later resulted in a landmark judgment that bankrupted one Klan organization.
  46. 1983 Monday: The only known typographical error appears on Time Magazine cover (control=control) and recalls the entire printing.
  47. 1984 Wednesday: City leaders rename part of New York’s Central Park “Strawberry Fields” honoring John Lennon.
  48. 1989 Tuesday: Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense William Howard Taft IV stepped down on this date.  He served under President George H. W. Bush from 01-20-1989 until today.  His replacement, the 17th U.S. Secretary of Defense William “Dick” Cheney took over today and served until January 20, 1993.
  49. 1991 Thursday: 27 sailors are lost at sea when two U.S. Navy anti-submarine planes collide.
  50.  1994 Monday: Wayne Gretzky ties Gordie Howe’s NHL record of 801 goals.
  51. 1999 Sunday: Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones become the first to circumnavigate the Earth in a hot air balloon.
  52. 2002 Thursday: In Pakistan, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh along with three other suspects is charged with murder for their part in the kidnapping and beheading of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
  53. 2003 Friday: Poor Big Tobacco- an Illinois court hands tobacco giant Phillip Morris a $10.1 million judgment saying that the company lied to its consumers by applying the word ‘light’ to its ‘light cigarettes.’  Anyone who has ever smoked knows that both ‘lights’ and ‘kings’ are overloaded with nicotine- the addictive part of tobacco- as well as loads of tar and other impurities that ain’t good for you.   People in the 1920s and 1930s called them cancer sticks and that was before anyone truly knew just how bad tobacco truly was.  Big Tobacco sells its product to the Third World now more so than Western countries.
  54. 2004 Sunday: Former Democrat President Jimmy Carter, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, roundly condemns President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair ‘for waging an unnecessary war of aggression against Iraq.’  Millions are protesting all across the world, the Arab world is unhappy (even though Saddam Hussein is a murderous thug), and it’s clear that whatever support there was for the war has vanished.  On top of all this, al-Qaida swears that on the black market, they have purchased suitcase nukes and you know what that means- they want to set them off in the United States.
  55. 2005 Monday: Much to the horror of liberals and jihadists across the world, Israel announces that it will soon be constructing 3,500 new homes in its capital of Jerusalem.  Of course, the Palestinians run amok.   Elsewhere, a shootout between U.N. peacekeepers and angry former rebels in Haiti leaves four people dead- including TWO U.N. peacekeepers.  Meanwhile, U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan proposes increasing the number of members on the U.N. Security Council from 15 to an even two-dozen so he can get additional Third World members on it.
  56. 2006 Tuesday: The social media website Twitter was established with the sending of the first ‘tweet’ by co-founder Jack Dorsey, who wrote: “just setting up my twttr.”  Meanwhile, a day following talks between Vladimir Putin and Hu Jintao, Russian energy company Gazprom announces a new energy project that will see the construction of two major natural gas pipelines from Russia to communist China.  Construction will commence and competition is expected within five years.  The Russians will also provide aid to their Chi-Com allies by helping them construct at least two- and possibly more- nuclear power plants.  Conversely, Democrats in the United States are big on windmills and solar farms.
  57. 2007 Wednesday: U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announces that the Bush administration is going to slash funding to the Palestinian Authority so that large portions of the aid cannot somehow find a way into the pockets of Hamas thugs.  Meanwhile, the Iranians declare that they are going to enrich uranium outside the bounds of recent U.N. agreements.
  58. 2008 Friday: The Chi-Com military convoy is heading to Tibet, thousands of soldiers determined to restore law and order (even though the Chi-Coms are usurpers).  The Tibetan people are seeking help from the wider world to liberate their country but no one cares about this far-away place.  The Chi-Coms will get away with their crimes.  FREE TIBET!  FREE HONG KONG!  FREE TAIWAN!  FREE MACAO!  FREE MAINLAND CHINA!
  59. 2009 Saturday: The Venezuelan military is launching a crackdown across the country as the GREAT SOCIALIST REVOLUTION continues under the AMAZING Simon Bolivar-wanna-be Hugo Chavez.  The thugs are taking control of air-and-seaports to prevent their people leaving or unauthorized goods from coming in.  You know, the government has to ‘wet its beak’ in every incoming good.  Meanwhile, Somali pirates leap into their high speed boats and grab an Indian freighter, taking both the ship and its entire crew hostage.
  60. 2010 Sunday: Muslims in Pakistan are upset, protesting in the streets over claims that Israel is blowing up sacred Muslim sites in their country.  This is bogus.  The Muslims know it’s bogus; yet they continue running amok causing trouble.  The problem has arisen over the fact that Israel is building in Jerusalem, their hereditary capitol, given to them by GOD ALMIGHTY.  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu informs the world that ‘building in Jerusalem for us is like building in Tel Aviv.’  Stop with the sniveling already.
  61. 2011 Monday: The first full face transplant in history occurs as doctors at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, perform the feat.  Meanwhile, during the third night of outside intervention in the Libyan uprising, the home of Moammar Gaddafi is hit with more bombs than ever before (who gave Barack Obama the right to do this? —the man has a fricking Nobel Peace Prize!).  Elsewhere, Israel launches air strikes against Palestinian targets after the Palestinians fire rockets and mortars into the world’s only Jewish state.  
  62. 2012 Wednesday: The Greek Parliament votes unanimously to approve the bailout deal given them by the European Union.  Elsewhere, violence continues across Iraq as unconfirmed reports arise in which ‘emos’- young Iraqi men who dress in Western styles- are having their skulls bashed in with cinderblocks by local jihadists.   Why would this be untrue?  We know ISIS loves throwing gays off high rooftops.   These people are animals and require eradication like the vermin they are.
  63. 2013 Thursday: The U.S. uses B-52 bombers in joint exercises with South Korea, which leads to North Korea threatening to bomb U.S. bases in Japan.   Meanwhile, the European Space Agency reveals scientific data that says the Universe is 13.82 billion years old.   Elsewhere, while President Barack Hussein Obama is visiting Palestine and Israel, Palestinian thugs begin firing some missiles into Israel.  Light ‘em up, Israelis. 
  64. 2014 Friday: Vladimir Putin ratifies laws today annexing Crimea, defying sanction threats by the U.S. and the European Union.  Ukraine, however, signs an association accord with the European Union which goes against Vladimir Putin’s express wishes.  Meanwhile, Exxon Mobil takes the initiative among energy companies to disclose its plans for dealing with climate change in response to a 2013 shareholder resolution; the company’s move may set a standard for other energy companies to follow.
  65. 2015 Saturday: As ongoing talks between the USA and five other nations, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expresses optimism that the group could strike a deal on the Iranian’s nuclear development—ostensibly for ‘peaceful purposes’—before a major deadline arrives at the end of the month—what a mess.  Elsewhere, in Yemen, the U.S. evacuates its remaining special operations forces as the country continues going from bad to worse.
  66. 2016 Monday: South Korea reports that North Korea is at it yet again this time firing off five shortrange missiles into the Sea of Japan.  They are pissed off at the new sanctions imposed upon them by the Obama administration.   Elsewhere, in Bamako, Mali, unidentified gunmen storm a hotel used by European Union military officials.   Other than one of the gunmen being shot dead, no one else was hurt.
  67. 2017 Tuesday: Famed head of the world-famous Gong Show- Chuck Barris- dies at age 87. The Gong Show was a great show.   Elsewhere, Iran continues its belligerence claiming they can enrich uranium up to 99-percent and no one can do a damned thing about it.  They don’t know President Donald J. Trump.   Next, Neil Gorsuch undergoes more grilling today before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. 
  68. 2018 Wednesday:  After the data of more than 50 million users is harvested by Cambridge Analytica, Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg admits he and his company ‘made mistakes.’  Meanwhile, the communist government of China continues amassing power as it announces measures to consolidate radio and television stations into one entity, “Voice of China.”  Finally, a suicide bomber kills 31 people and injures scores more who were celebrating the Persian New Year in Kabul, Afghanistan. 
  69. 2019 Thursday: Six days after the Christchurch, New Zealand, massacre, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces a ban on military-style assault weapons.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump announces via Twitter that the United States should respect and recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.   Syria, however, says nothing in response.  What can they do about it?
  70. 2020 Saturday: The World Health Organization announces that worldwide, at least 20 vaccines for COVID-19, aka the Old Chi-Vi, the Yellow Flu, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu are in development.  Nations are racing to find ways to mitigate this crap and what makes it worse, the Chi-Coms are close-lipped as to how exactly the virus came about and from whence the evil s**t came.  Speculation centers on the Wuhan wet market where all manner of animals, fowl, insects, and seafood are crammed together, all defecating atop one another and being slaughtered with one another with blood, fecal matter, and other festering, noxious body fluids combine and get onto human beings.  What a barbaric f**king place.  YOU are what YOU eat.
  71. 2021 Sunday: Day 61 of the Biden Regime, yes, the nightmare is true.  Stick around to discover what the old coot and his Chi-Com handlers are up to today- you’ll be glad you did.

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46. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2021

Y. 1943 Monday: On the Eastern Front, the Red Army is savoring its successes with the capture of Rostov and Kharkov the day before. However, Axis troops are gearing up to counterattack and drive the Russians out of the latter city in the coming Third Battle of Kharkov.

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46. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2021:

DAY TWENTY-SEVEN OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

President’s Day, Daisy Gatson Bates Day (Arkansas), Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday (Local observance- California, Florida, New York, and Wisconsin)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Rutledge; U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root; U.S. Secretaries of War William Wilkins and Elihu Root; Electric Flag featuring Mike Bloomfield, the Kinks featuring Mick Avory, Santana featuring David Brown, and Supertramp featuring John Helliwell:

  1. 399 BC: Philosopher Socrates receives a sentence of death from the Athenian court for corrupting the minds of the youth and for impiety.  He will have to commit suicide.
  2. 1564 Wednesday: Famed Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei was born on this date in the city of Pisa.
  3. 1764 Monday: Pierre Lclade Ligue founds a settlement and trading post at what is now St. Louis, Missouri. 
  4. 1790 Saturday: The second U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Rutledge assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  He served in this position until March 05, 1791.  He would return to become the second chief justice of the Supreme Court.  In this capacity, he would serve a brief time- August 12, 1795 to December 28, 1795.
  5. 1798 Tuesday: A feud between two members of the U.S. House of Representatives (meeting in Philadelphia) boiled over as Roger Griswold of Connecticut used a cane to attack Vermont’s Matthew Lyon, who defended himself with a set of tongs.  Griswold was enraged over the House not expelling Lyon for spitting tobacco juice in his face two weeks earlier; after their fellow members separated the two men, a motion to expel both of these reprobates was defeated.
  6. 1799 Wednesday: The state of Pennsylvania authorized printed ballots for use in all its elections beginning upon this date.
  7. 1804 Tuesday: New Jersey becomes the final northern state to abolish slavery.
  8. 1842 Monday: The City Dispatch Post (Office) in New York City used adhesive postage stamps for the first time in history.
  9. 1844 Wednesday: The 19th U.S. Secretary of War William Wilkins assumed his position on this date.  A Jacksonian Democrat, he served under President John Tyler from today to 03-04-1845.
  10. 1845 Friday: The future 38th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root is born in Clinton, N.Y.  A Republican, he would serve under President Theodore Roosevelt from 07-19-1905 to 01-27-1909.  He also served the nation as its 41st U.S. Secretary of War.  In this capacity, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 08-01-1899 to 01-31-1904.
  11. 1851 Friday: Black abolitionists invade a Boston courtroom to rescue a fugitive slave that the court was going to send back to his master in the American South.
  12. 1870 Monday: Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Northern Pacific Railroad take place near Duluth, Minnesota.
  13. 1879 Friday: With his signature on a bill, President Rutherford B. Hayes authorized women lawyers to practice before the United States Supreme Court.
  14. 1892 Sunday: In Mattawan, New York, the future 1st U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Harry S. Truman from 09-17-1947 to 03-28-1949.
  15. 1898 Monday: 260 sailors die when the USS Maine explodes and sinks in Havana, Cuba’s harbor.
  16. 1903 Sunday: Morris and Rose Michtom introduce the first Teddy Bear in America on this date.
  17. 1910 Tuesday: The Boy Scouts of America form.
  18. 1918 Friday: Off the coast of Ireland, a German submarine sinks a U.S. troop ship with a torpedo and sinks it.
  19. 1930 Saturday: Weona beats Toluca in the Illinois high school basketball tournament in 10 overtimes.
  20. 1932 Monday: U.S. bobsled team member Eddie Eagan becomes the only athlete to win gold in both Summer and Winter Olympics (1920 boxing gold).  Elsewhere, George Burns and Gracie Allen debuted as regulars on “The Guy Lombardo Show” on CBS radio.  
  21. 1933 Wednesday: President-elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt survives an assassination attempt in Miami, Florida.  Chicago Mayor Anton J. Cermak died in the attack.
  22. 1936 Saturday: Sonja Henie of Norway wins her third consecutive figure skating gold medal.
  23. 1941 Saturday: Duke Ellington first records “Take a Train.”  Elsewhere, the Nazis begin transporting Austrian Jews to camps in eastern Poland on this date.
  24. 1942 Sunday: During World War II, British-ruled Singapore surrenders to the Empire of Japan.  For the British, this is an absolute disaster.  The impregnable bastion of Singapore was thought to be invincible.  The Japanese proved otherwise.  Elsewhere, surfaced German U-Boats shell an oil refinery in the Dutch Antilles.
  25. 1943 Monday: On the Eastern Front, the Red Army is savoring its successes with the capture of Rostov and Kharkov the day before.  However, Axis troops are gearing up to counterattack and drive the Russians out of the latter city in the coming Third Battle of Kharkov. 
  26. 1944 Tuesday: Mick Avory, future drummer with the British rock band, the Kinks[i], was born in Chipping Barnet, Great Britain on this date.  He would play with the famed band from its inception until around 1987 when Bob Henrit replaced him.  Elsewhere, on the Italian Front, the Allies are gearing up for another go at German-held positions on Monte Cassino.  Allied warplanes have bombed the ancient abbey into rubble but the German defenders cling to the ruins.  They are, after all, elite paratroopers.
  27. 1945 Thursday: Future member of the British rock band, Supertramp[ii]–John Helliwell (horns/woodwinds/keyboards 1973-88 / 1996-2002 / 2010-present) –is born on this date in Todmorden, West Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain.   Elsewhere, Venezuela declares war on Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan during World War II.
  28. 1947 Saturday: David Brown—future original bassist with the first Santana[iii] band—is born in Daly City, California, on this date.
  29. 1950 Wednesday: Walt Disney’s “Cinderella” hits movies on this date.
  30. 1952 Friday: A funeral was held in Windsor Castle for Britain’s King George VI, who had died nine days earlier.
  31. 1961 Wednesday: The entire 18-member U.S. figure skating team dies when the Belgian Sabena 707 on which, they are flying crashes.
  32. 1962 Thursday: CBS-TV bought the exclusive rights to college football games from the NCAA for $10.2 million.
  33. 1965 Monday: Canada replaces the Union Jack with the Maple Leaf flag.
  34. 1970 Sunday: A Dominican DC-9 crashes into the sea at Santo Domingo, killing 102 people aboard it.
  35. 1978 Wednesday: Leon Spinks beats Muhammad Ali in 15 rounds for the heavyweight boxing title of the world.
  36. 1981 Sunday: Famed blues rock guitarist, Mike Bloomfield who performed with Electric Flag[iv] among other bands, dies from a drug overdose on this date in San Francisco, California, at age 37.
  37. 1982 Monday: During a storm, the Ocean Ranger, a drilling rig, sank off the coast of Newfoundland and 84 men working on it lost their lives in the disaster.
  38. 1985 Friday: The Center for Disease Control reported that more than half of all nine-year-old kids in the U.S. showed no signs of tooth decay.
  39. 1989 Wednesday: The Soviet military ends its occupation of neighboring Afghanistan.
  40. 1991 Friday: The leaders of Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and Poland signed the Visegard agreement, in which, they pledged to cooperate in transforming their countries to free-market economies.
  41. 1996 Thursday: At a news conference, American boxer Tommy Morrison said that he has contracted the HIV-AIDS virus.
  42. 2005 Tuesday: YouTube, the popular internet site on which videos users may post and watch videos launched in the United States on this date.
  43. 2010 Monday: In Afghanistan, NATO and Afghan troops are taking the fight to the Taliban in Helmand Province. Fighting is fierce and the Islamist scum tricky.  Still, the war is going well but after nearly nine years, it’s time to beat them and end it.
  44. 2011 Tuesday: In Malaysia, morality police arrest more than 80 Muslim couples to prevent them from celebrating Valentine’s Day.  Meanwhile, inflation in Communist China reaches 4.9-percent.
  45. 2012 Wednesday: Procter and Gamble sells Pringles to the Kellogg Company for $2.7 billion.  Elsewhere, in Comayagua, Honduras, an out-of-control fire in the prison located there kills at least 358 people and injures countless others.  No one is sure of the exact cause.  Meanwhile, unemployment in the UK hits 8.4-percent, a 17-year-high.
  46. 2013 Friday:  A Near-Earth asteroid, 2012 DA-14 comes within 17,200 miles of Earth’s surface, a record close approach for an object measuring estimated 160-feet in diameter.  Meanwhile, after North Korea conducts some nuclear tests, the European Union announces tighter sanctions on the country in conjunction with the United States.  North Korea tells Beijing that they are going to conduct one or two more tests. 
  47. 2014 Saturday: Lebanon’s new Prime Minister Tammam Salam declares that he has been able to form a new cabinet, breaking the 10-month impasse between Hezbollah and Sunni rival parties; Salam intends to hold presidential elections on time.
  48. 2015 Sunday: According to Brainy History, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is planning rules for commercial drones that will limit flights to uncrowded areas within the operator’s line of sight, meaning that uses such as package delivery or long-range news reporting are off limits.
  49. 2016 Monday: Bosnia and Hercegovina formally applies for membership in the European Union.  Meanwhile, in Rancho Mirage, California, President Barack Obama holds a two-day summit with member states of ASEAN.  They are working towards the Pan-Pacific Partnership- the PPP.
  50. 2017 Wednesday: The CEO of CKE Restaurants- Andrew Puzder- withdraws from consideration as the next U.S. secretary of Labor in the Trump administration.  Meanwhile, down in Venezuela, the totalitarian government bans the left-wing CNN Spanish language channel accusing it of spreading lies and falsehoods. 
  51. 2018 Thursday: Following the departure of Jacob Zuma, Cyril Ramaphosa takes the oath and becomes the new president of South Africa.  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announces it’s blocking a group of Chi-Com ‘investors’ seeking to buy the Chicago Stock Exchange.  Thank God Joe Biden’s not the president. Meanwhile, the Senate Judiciary Committee backs the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act which will correct injustices judges inflicted on tens of thousands of offenders who were first-time offenders, minorities, and/or poor.  President Donald J. Trump brought this amazing miracle into being along with Kim Kardashian and others concerned about the travesties of justice.
  52. 2019 Friday: Driving his enemies insane, President Donald J. Trump declares a national emergency as wave after wave of illegal alien caravans attempt to storm the southern U.S. border so he can divert funds and begin construction of the southern border wall.  Meanwhile, after Amazon announced it was going to build its new HQ in New York City, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took them to task, not understanding that in order to get something, you give something.  Anyhow, Amazon announces it’s a done deal- they’re going elsewhere- to Virginia.  Friendlier business climate there.
  53. 2020 Saturday: The COVID-19 growing global pandemic reaches into Europe now.  An 80-year-old Chinese ‘tourist’ dies in France from the Wuhan Flu.   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Australian officials cancel a visit to Great Britain due to the Brits allowing Huawei to build their 5-G network.  Australia like the United States wants nothing to do with Huawei because of Chinese Communist Party’s use of its electronics to eavesdrop on everyone around the world.  Think TikTok.  Meanwhile, in Yemen, Houthis raise a big fuss over Saudi airstrikes that claim the lives of at least 30 ‘civilians.’ 
  54. 2021 Monday:  We heard early today that there is ‘bipartisan support’ for an independent commission to delve into the causes of the January 06, 2021, Capitol Hill Riots when Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi knows the precise cause: being in league with Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs who infiltrated the Trump supporters to pull off one of the greatest FALSE FLAG OPERATIONS in the history of American politics.  Add to that the waving off of proffered 10,000 National Guard troops AHEAD of January 6 and you know all you need to know.  It was a set-up hence why they lie about the death of Capitol Hill police officer Brian Sicknick, why we don’t know the results of his autopsy and why they cremated him as quickly as they did.  Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has much for which to answer, folks, which is why she is appointing an ‘independent commission’ (yeah, right) to look into the RIOTS.  Speaking of Officer Brian Sicknick, the New York Times quietly updates the truth on his death saying it most likely was in response to some kind of irritant sprayed in his face such as bear repellant.
  55. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden announces he will speak at a virtual G 7 summit on the ‘Panda Pandemic,’ aka the Chinese Virus, the Wuhan Virus, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, the Yellow Fever 2020-2021.  Keep a close eye on the screen to see how they manipulate the ‘speech’ by Biden so as to see the earpiece telling him what to say and do.  Word of warning- Joe, don’t stick your wife’s finger in your mouth.   Meanwhile, Joe Biden continues dismantling the extremely necessary Trump Era policy of illegal alien asylum speakers remaining in Mexico.  Now, they can enter the U.S. and begin popping out one anchor baby after another.  Diabolical, Joe.  In other ‘Joe Biden news,’ Joe is driving ahead (well, those behind him) to get our guns from us and to eliminate our ability to get them.  Not going to happen, Joe.
  56. 2021 Monday B: Dick Morris speaks out on the Democrats’ ‘bloodlust’ in pursuing Donald J. Trump.  It’s because they have nothing other than “Trump Glue” to hold the Democrats together.  What a shame.  Meanwhile, reputed Chi-Com intelligence agent, Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell makes some stupid comment about God’s gender.  Thought you folks were supposed to avoid all gender-related terms on the floor of the House?  Hypocrite.  Speaking of dimwitted Democrats, Orthodox rabbis are calling on House Democratic Party leadership to remove Congresswoman Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar from her position as vice chairperson on the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee.   We have an alternative nickname for Ms. Omar- Ilhan “From the Rivers to the Sea, Palestine will be Free” Omar.   In other left-wing news, Puerto Rico is demanding Congress to consider statehood for the leftist island territory.  They say ‘Congress has a moral responsibility’ to do so.
  57. 2021 Monday C: In the New York City mayoral race, Andrew Yang has hit the necessary threshold in fund-raising to qualify for matching funds.  Meanwhile, Nancy Pelosi’s nephew, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues to sink as the effort to remove the POS via recall has surpassed the necessary 1.5 million voter signatures with which to throw him out of office.   In the Empire State, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo continues falling in his approval ratings with his critics on all sides of the aisle going after him, accusing him and his bozo brother, CNN’s Chris Cuomo, of showboating on TV while thousands of elderly seniors in rest homes were dying of the Chi-Vi due to his horrendous mishandling of the Beijing Bug.  People are so angry with this guy, the state Assembly is considering stripping him of his emergency powers. 
  58. 2021 Monday D: In other U.S. news, the Minneapolis City Council now wants to RE-FUND the police department because everything is going to hell in a handbasket as are many other left-wing cities and towns.  Meanwhile, the Dems are launching an all-out campaign to get Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton out of office.  It shows how effective he is.   Elsewhere, Republican Congressmen Devin Nunes, California, and Jim Jordan, Ohio, demand that House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi ‘fess up’ on what she knew and when she knew it about security conditions at the Capitol on January 6.  People want answers as to WHY we still have a militarized capitol with fences and troops when they should be deployed along  the southern border.
  59. 2021 Monday E: Florida Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz says that ‘Governor Ron DeSantis would make one hell of a presidential candidate one day.’  Next, following former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s stupid comments regarding Trump’s support among the GOP voters, Senator Lindsey Graham says that ‘Donald Trump remains the most potent force among the Grand Old Party.’  Speaking of Ambassador Haley, even anti-Trumpers are outraged at her stupid remarks.  Her stock as a presidential candidate has fallen to outhouse levels like Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, Bill Cassidy, Ben Sasse, and other dimwits.   Meanwhile, the GOP plans on trying Joe Biden to the Chi-Coms in every chance they get so as to increase the numbers of wins in 2022 and again in 2024.   Moving on, Pennsylvania GOP Congressman Guy Reschenthaler says, ‘If you don’t think Cancel Culture isn’t coming for you next, wake up!’   In other news, the fact that vandals assaulted the home of Trump attorney Michael Van Der Veen proves just how effective he was in defending his client.  Some maggot scrawled, “TRAITOR,” on his home.
  60. 2021 Monday E: Big Tech now is attacking Pro-Life news services.  Big Tech strikes again. Speaking of Tech, we now know that the Chi-Coms- good friends of ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden used secret microchips installed in U.S. computers to spy on US.  How nice.  We should have nuked them when we had the opportunity.  Next, the president of Microsoft says the SolarWinds hack was biggest and most sophisticated in history.  Elsewhere, Parler has managed to return to the Internet via using ‘independent technology.’ 
  61. 2021 Monday F: Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the “U.S. supports militants in Iraq who have executed members of Turkey’s armed forces.  What’s up with that, Joe?  Next, Iran tests a short-range ‘smart missile’ with a radius of about 186 miles.  Elsewhere, Congressman  Michael Waltz, R-FL, urges a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.  We concur- NO freedom-loving country should participate in the Chi-Com-held Olympics- it’s akin to participating in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.  F— them. 
  62. 2021 Monday G: Severe winter weather is rampaging through Texas where power outages are ongoing as they are in at least 13 other states.  We hope they’re not using any Chi-Com equipment or software. Refineries in Texas are being forced to shut down due to the weather.  In other news, Ken Cuccinelli, former immigration bigwig in the Trump administration says that Joe Biden’s immigration policies are going to overwhelm the country as illegals are flooding in across the southern border.  We hope troops begin laying minefields along the border to stop this tidal wave.  Elsewhere, John Bachman on Newsmax TV says of the Joe Biden, ‘it’s hard to claim to be a friend of the working class when your policies are rapidly leading to their demise.’  Finally, it’s interesting to note that former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s BIG MISTAKE in using the nuclear option to confirm judicial appointees back in 2013 could see impeachment being used by the GOP to destroy numerous left-wing Democrats in coming years.  We can only hope.  
  63. 2021 Monday H: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 109,067,558 confirmed cases, +313,837, 2,405,546, confirmed deaths, +6,773, and 61,277,452 confirmed recoveries, +245,977.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,939,592 confirmed cases, up 32,738 from yesterday’s reporting, 490,672 confirmed deaths, UP 833, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported for nearly three-plus 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 160,802 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.
  64. 2021 Monday I: 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: 3,484,984 confirmed cases, 47,055 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,460 confirmed cases, 426 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 331,164 confirmed cases, 4,739 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Wisconsin: currently, they have 607,213 confirmed cases, 6,748 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 730,293 confirmed cases, 5,414 confirmed deaths, and 670,010 confirmed recoveries.
  65. 2021 Monday J: In other news related to the Wuhan Virus Crisis, the World Health Organization clears the Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use around the world.   Meanwhile, Brexit leader Nigel Farage says the world is dealing with a virus, NOT the Chi-Vi but the WOKE VIRUS, one that is sweeping the world and one that we absolutely must crush before it crushes us.  Elsewhere, noted investigative journalist Peter Schweizer says that BOTH Joe Biden and Kamala Harris must get their families under control if they wish to keep things on the up-and-up (which they don’t- at least in our views).
  66. 2021 Monday K: In the African nation of Guinea, health authorities declare an Ebola epidemic.  Meanwhile 58 mostly Western nations unite to oppose detainment of their nationals or detainment of foreign nationals to gain leverage over one nation or the other.  The Chi-Coms do this, the Russians do this, the Iranians really do this, it’s horrible and it must end.  Elsewhere, a rocket attack in the lovely nation of Iraq kills a contractor and wounds a U.S. servicemember.  Finally, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledges differences between Joe Biden and himself but remains hopeful the senile old fool in the White House will give him a ring.  Don’t count on it, prime minister, you and your country must unite with ALL Arab countries to oppose Iran.
  67. 2021 Monday L: County GOP officials in the Pennsylvania counties of Clarion, Centre, Lawrence, Washington, and York censure Senator Pat Toomey who voted to convict President Donald J. Trump this past Saturday in the bogus second impeachment trial.  Ask him to retire.  NOW. Next, UPDATE on New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo- he is NOW blaming the vast numbers of Chinese Virus deaths on health care and rest home workers but oh, no, NOT me or my policies.  Andrew, a famous Democrat once said, “The buck stops here,” meaning with YOU- murdering f**k.  Noted journalist Bill O’Reilly says that ‘Cuomo is doing rope-a-dope’ to try to cover his ass and to evade punishment that is heading his way.  Elsewhere, the NATO chief says that nations that send troops to various missions should not have to foot all the costs of doing so but that the organization should help.  Next, the soon-to-be-deployed NASA new Mars rover is going to search out signs of ancient life.   Finally, in Palm Beach, as President Donald J. Trump returns from a golf outing, tens of thousands of his supporters lined the streets holding signs and celebrating how much they love the 45th president.  Speaker Pelosi: Trump ain’t going nowhere.   

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We always love releases by the BBC as they give us glimpses into some of the greatest rock bands the country ever produced and UFO is no different.  On April 12, 1992, UFO released “BBC Radio 1- Live in Concert,” a superb album that provides the listener with gems culled from the early-to-mid-1970s and then again in 1980 so we have a couple of lineups here.  We love this quintessential hard-rocking, hard-partying English rock band as much as we know you do so please, seek this one out at your favorite site of music and add it to your collection.  UFO will blow any band from the modern era off the stage and into the crapper so please, seek this one out now.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] 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.

[ii] We are not sure when we will present the music of Supertramp but we hope to do it within the next year or so.  You will not want to miss this group, that we can tell you.

[iii] We should have promoted the music of Journey around the time we did the music of Santana. We hope to do so sometime within the next 10-12 years.  We hope you will remain alert for the day when we do.

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

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R. 1942 Saturday: The Allies sink 94 U-boats this month for a total of 619,000 tons. Meanwhile, in North Africa, the Battle of El Alamein enters its ninth day as the Afrika Korps continues to fight back attacks by the British 8th Army and other Commonwealth troops. On the Eastern Front in the frightful battle in Stalingrad, German troops are frantically trying to consolidate their gains and to crush remnants of the Soviet resistance who continue fighting on no matter how horrible conditions on the ground become.

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305. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2020:

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U.S. Secretary of State Edward Stettinius Jr; Chef Elvin C. McCardle, Argent featuring Russ Ballard, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen, Supertramp featuring Bob Seibenberg, and U 2 featuring Larry Mullen Jr.:

  1. 834 Sunday: The first All-Hallows Eve (Halloween) is observed to honor the saints.
  2. 1517 Sunday: Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Palace Church starting the Protestant Reformation in Germany.
  3. 1795 Thursday: English poet John Keats was born in London.
  4. 1846 Friday: The Donner Party, trapped in the Sierra Nevada Mountains trying to get into California during a blizzard, makes a winter camp.
  5. 1860 Tuesday: Juliette Low, future founder of the Girl Scouts, was born on this date.
  6. 1864 Sunday: Nevada became the 36th state of the Union as President Abraham Lincoln signed a proclamation.  To achieve statehood, Nevada had sent its draft constitution to Washington, where it was misplaced; to get the proclamation signed before Election Day, James Nye, the territorial governor sent another copy by telegraph at a cost of $3,416.77 for 16,543 words; allowing for inflation, today, that would be about $50,000.   
  7. 1868 Friday: Postmaster General Alexander Williams Randall approved a standard uniform for postal carriers.
  8. 1876 Monday: A tropical cyclone hits Bengal, killing about 200,000 people.
  9. 1887 Sunday: Nationalist Chinese leader, Chiang Kai-shek was born in Zhejiang Province.
  10. 1905 Tuesday: A great revolutionary demonstration takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia, demanding amnesty for the recent societal upheavals.
  11. 1914 Saturday: Great Britain and France declare war on the Ottoman Empire during World War I.
  12. 1918 Thursday: In the first week of the Spanish Influenza outbreak in the U.S., 20,000 people died.
  13. 1922 Tuesday: Benito Mussolini becomes the premier of Italy on this date.
  14. 1926 Sunday: Magician Harry Houdini died in Detroit, Michigan of gangrene and peritonitis resulting from a ruptured appendix.  Twelve days earlier while Houdini was giving a lecture in which, he explained that he had strong stomach muscles and could take a hard punch; a student unexpectedly punched him in the gut, which led to the problems that killed him.
  15. 1939 Tuesday: The Allies sink 27 U-Boats this month for a total tonnage of 135,000 tons.  Meanwhile, the British air victory in the Battle of Britain kept the Nazis from invading Great Britain.
  16. 1940 Thursday: The Allies sink 63 U-Boats this month for a total tonnage of 325,000 tons.  Meanwhile, the British air victory in the Battle of Britain prevented the Nazis from launching Operation Sea Lion, the invasion of the British Isles.
  17. 1941 Friday: The US Navy destroyer Reuben James was torpedoed by a German U-Boat off the coast of Iceland with the loss of some 100 lives even though the United States had not yet entered World War II.  Work was completed on Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota, begun in 1927.  Elsewhere, the Allies sink 13 U-boats this month for a total of 62,000 tons while on the Eastern Front, the drive to Moscow by the German army continues to sputter as the few roads leading towards the capital city of the USSR cannot sustain 67 divisions and their supply lines.  With snow falling and quickly turning dirt into mud, military vehicles and men struggle to push forward.   
  18. 1942 Saturday: The Allies sink 94 U-boats this month for a total of 619,000 tons.  Meanwhile, in North Africa, the Battle of El Alamein enters its ninth day as the Afrika Korps continues to fight back attacks by the British 8th Army and other Commonwealth troops.  On the Eastern Front in the frightful battle in Stalingrad, German troops are frantically trying to consolidate their gains and to crush remnants of the Soviet resistance who continue fighting on no matter how horrible conditions on the ground become.
  19. 1945 Wednesday: AICP-END Blogger and Chef Elvin C. McCardle were born on today’s date in Long Beach, California.  Meanwhile, future guitarist/vocalist with the British rock band, Argent[i]—Russ Ballard—is born on this date.
  20. 1949 Monday: Future drummer with the rock band, Supertramp[ii] (1973-88 / 1996-2002 / 2010-present)–Bob Seibenberg—is born in Glendale, California on this date.   Meanwhile, in Greenwich, Connecticut, the former 48th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Stettinius Jr. died.  He served under Presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman from 12-01-1944 to 06-27-1945 and following that stint he became the first U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
  21. 1952 Friday: The United States detonated its first hydrogen bomb on this date.
  22. 1954 Sunday: The Algerian Revolution against France begins on this date.
  23. 1956 Wednesday: Rear Admiral G.J. Dufek became the first person to land an airplane at the South Pole as well as became the first person to set foot on the site.
  24. 1959 Saturday: A former U.S. Marine showed up at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow to declare he was renouncing his U.S. citizenship, so he could live in the Soviet Union.  The name of the future assassin who relocated to the USSR was Lee Harvey Oswald. 
  25. 1961 Tuesday: The body of Josef Stalin was removed from Lenin’s Tomb as part of the Soviet Union’s “de-Stalinization” drive.  Elsewhere, Larry Mullen Jr., future drummer with the Irish rock band, U 2[iii], is born on this date.
  26. 1964 Saturday: Theodore C. Freeman, 34, became the first member of NASA’s astronaut corps to die when his T-38 jet crashed while approaching Ellington Air Force Base in Houston.
  27. 1968 Thursday: President Lyndon B. Johnson ordered a halt to all U.S. bombing of North Vietnam, saying he hoped for fruitful peace negotiations.
  28. 1969 Friday: Wal-Mart Discount City stores incorporated as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  29. 1975 Friday: EMI Records released “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen[iv] which put them on the map. 
  30. 1980 Friday: Senegal routes troops to Gambia to counter Libyan threat.
  31. 1984 Wednesday: Two Sikh security guards assassinated Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi near her residence, which led to her son, Rajiv, taking the oath of office as prime minister. 
  32. 1988 Monday: In the first Monday Night Football game in Indianapolis, the Colts beat the Denver Broncos 55-23.
  33. 1992 Saturday: After 359 years, the Roman Catholic Church reinstates Galileo Galilei.
  34. 1993 Sunday: Unemployment in Germany hits 3.5 million people due to the reunification.
  35. 1994 Monday: A Chicago-bound American Eagle ATR-72 crashed in Indiana, killing all 68 people aboard the aircraft.
  36. 1998 Saturday: A genetic study was released suggesting President Thomas Jefferson did in fact father at least one child by his slave Sally Hemmings. 
  37. 1999 Sunday: Egypt Air Flight 990 crashes off the coast of Nantucket, killing 217 passengers and crew; likely causes were the replacement co-pilot, an Islamist suicide pilot.
  38. 2001 Wednesday: New York hospital worker Kathy T. Nguyen died of inhalation of anthrax, the fourth person to died in a spreading wave of bioterrorism. 
  39. 2005 Monday: President George W. Bush nominates Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  40. 2006 Tuesday: After 35 years as host of “The Price is Right,” Bob Barker retires.
  41. 2010 Sunday: A substantially large oil field off the coast of Brazil, estimated to contain between 8 and 15 billion barrels, is discovered.  Obama’s closure of the oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico sends oilrigs south, most likely never to return.  Meanwhile, the Obama administration announces it’s considering sending hunter-killer teams to Yemen to take out terrorists.  Elsewhere, Dilma Rousseff becomes the first female head of state in Brazil.
  42. 2011 Monday: According to the UN Population Division, the world’s population has hit seven billion people.
  43. 2013 Thursday: The Organization on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons reports it has completed the inspection of 21 out of 23 chemical weapons sites across Syria, resulting in the destruction of over 1,000 metric tons of toxic agents and munitions.  Elsewhere, the former mayor of Trenton, New Jersey, and now Senator Cory Booker enters the U.S. Senate on this date.  A backbencher of low IQ, he would attempt to run for the presidency in about five-to-six years, trying to do to the nation what he did to Trenton- drive it into the crapper.  Thank God, he would fall way, way, way short.
  44. 2014 Friday: A day after closing the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Israeli authorities reopen it but apply restrictions to Muslim men seeking to pray at the site.  The reason for the crackdown on the Muslims is that some terrorists murdered Israeli activist Yehuda Glick.    Meanwhile, commercial space tourism suffered a setback when a prototype rocket, Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo blew up during a test flight, scattering debris over the Mojave Desert and killing one pilot while injuring the other.       
  45. 2015 Saturday: In the Sinai Peninsula, a Russian airliner crashes into the desert floor, killing all 221 people aboard the craft.  Speculation abounds as to whether this was a terrorist attack to repay the Russian government for helping in the fight to keep Syria afloat while battling ISIS.
  46. 2016 Monday: Obamacare appears to be on the verge of collapse as increasing problems with the Democratic Party’s attempted takeover of the U.S. healthcare system rise and insurers continue pulling out of the exchanges which means prices are going to go UP.  Meanwhile, members of the Clinton campaign go berserk following yesterday’s announcement by corrupt FBI Director James “The Saint” Comey was back on into the 30,000 missing emails, you know, the ones dealing with Chelsea’s wedding (WOOF!) and the former secretary of state’s yoga classes.
  47. 2017 Tuesday: In New York City, a terrorist POS named Sayfullo Saipov drove a truck into a crowd of pedestrians enjoying a bike path along the Hudson River.  He murdered 8 and wounded 11.  Once the truck stopped, he jumped out screaming “Allah Akbar!” before a cop shot him in the gut.  In Game 6 of the 2017 World Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers recover from a Game 5 loss of 13-12 by beating the Houston Astros to tie the series at three games apiece.  Both starters found themselves knocked out of the game, Dodger pitcher Rich Hill leaving after 4-2/3 innings and Astros pitcher Jason Verlander leaving after six.        
  48. 2018 Wednesday: After she spent eight years on the nation’s death row, the Pakistani high court acquits a Christian woman who supposedly blasphemed the Prophet Muhmmad.  It took a great deal of public outrage around the world to get the Pakistanis to go easy on her but we believe she had to flee the country lest violent Islamist mobs mete out ‘Islamic justice’ to her.
  49. 2019 Thursday: In a blow to its prestige, the Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives under the control of senile Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi votes to launch formal impeachment charges against President Donald J. Trump over the phone call he had earlier in the year with new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in which, he asked him to complete the investigation that “Pro-China Joe” Biden had managed to get squelched investigating his son, Hunter, and Burisma, a corrupt energy money-laundering operation.  A year later, these actions would come back to bite the Democrats on their asses.   Elsewhere, the remnants of ISIS, on the run around the world, choose a new loser to be their next leader after Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a U.S. Special Forces strike- Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Qurashi, another POS not long for this world…
  50. 2020 Saturday: First, the world has suffered a great loss: actor Sean Connery, 90, died in his sleep after battling a prolonged illness.   Queen Elizabeth knighted him in 2000 for his contributions to film industry.  Next, the DEA has taken charge of a second Hunter Biden laptop; this cannot be good either for him or for his father’s campaign.  Oh, wait!  Much of the news media is not covering this explosive topic, labeling it ‘Russian disinformation.’  Gee whiz.  Meanwhile, Ivanka Trump raises $13 million for her father’s re-election campaign.  President Trump is crisscrossing the nation holding rally after rally after rally while his opponent, “Pro-China Joe” Biden continues trying to avoid doing many public appearance.  When he does show up, he sounds like the ‘greatest hits album’ of Democratic Party demagogues, babbling on about LABOR, how if you make under $400 thousand per year, you won’t pay higher taxes (yeah, right) but that corporations sure the heck will’ which is bogus because corporations pass tax increases on to you, the customer.
  51. 2020 Saturday A: North Carolina Speaker of the House Tim Moore says he fears post-election violence is going to break out across the Tarheel State.  He fears all manner of corruption is going to occur as ballots in North Carolina have UP TO NINE DAYS post-election to come in and be counted.  What?  Meanwhile Baseball legend Bobby Richardson says to Newsmax TV that “Trump has to win.”  Also making comments to Newsmax TV is Chris Carr who tells the network that ‘Republicans are voting in person.’  Also to Newsmax TV, Jenna Ellis says post-Election Day, we could see “17 Bush v. Gore-style contested elections” meaning that some states are trying to FIX the elections by making them as big a messes as possible which is not good.    
  52. 2020 Saturday B: Attorney-General Bill Barr informs a friend who informs the news media that he would ‘like to stay on in a second Trump administration.’  Elsewhere, Democratic Party vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris is the target of more online disinformation (BIG TECH is attempting to erase the fact that she was banging Willie Brown of California’s Assembly to get every political post she has ever achieved in California) that either current Vice President Mike Pence or the 2016 VP nominee for Hillary Clinton, nobody Virginia Senator Tim Kain.  Meanwhile, the U.S. State Department announces that the hellhole nation of Iran is targeting various state elections systems in trying to sow confusion, anger, and other disinformation.  F**k them.  Time to send some neutron bombs in the direction of Tehran.
  53. 2020 Saturday C: In a recent speech in Iowa, “Pro-China Joe” Biden begins hammering ‘trillionaires’ although no one in the world has yet qualified as one.’  You go, Joe, you go, tax them trillionaires out of existence.  Meanwhile, nuns supporting President Trump have become victims of far left Democrats who are doxing them and spreading not only their information online but slanderous lies and bull crap.  (Note- to POTUS: when the election is over, beef up the penalties for crimes such as these).   Elsewhere, a federal appeals court rules that BOTH Texas voters and election workers do not have to wear masks at polling places.
  54. 2020 Saturday D: Folks, let us present to you 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:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 45,866,380 confirmed cases, +594,756, 1,192,684, confirmed deaths, +8,823, and 29,800,442 confirmed recoveries, -783,160 (NUMBER WAS HIGHER YESTERDAY).  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 9,194,616 confirmed cases, UP 69,714 from yesterday’s reporting, 233,716 confirmed deaths, UP 650, and 5,947,293 confirmed recoveries, UP 548,856 (There is some monkeying around with the numbers right now…could it be the Election?)  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: 932,646 confirmed cases, 18,447 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 15,145 confirmed cases, 216 confirmed deaths, and 11,682 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 111,893 confirmed cases, 2,468 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Florida- currently, they have 802,547 confirmed cases, 16,969 confirmed deaths, and no mention of confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Ron DeSantis for behaving like your typical Democratic politician- thank you.  Let’s look at Israel’s stats now that Mo is living there: 314,367 confirmed cases, 2,523 confirmed deaths, and 201,158 confirmed recoveries (there was some readjustment in the final number).
  55. 2020 Saturday E: Here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3504 with a jackpot of $22 million at stake: 04, 07, 16, 21, 34, and Mega 01.  The highest winners were two people who had FIVE numbers but no Mega for a prize of $18,300 apiece.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Drawing #790 with a jackpot of $127 million  at stake: 02, 06, 40, 42, 55, and Power 24.  The highest winner was one person who had four numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $35,670.
  56. 2020 Saturday F:  Friends, Election Day is NEXT Tuesday so please stick around to discover- along with us- what the Chi-Coms and their stooges in the Democratic Party are up to today.  Everyone knows that the Dems, the Chi-Coms, the Iranians, Russia, and every other s-hole country in the world is working overtime to take down President Donald J. Trump and to destroy as many Republicans as possible.  We cannot permit this to happen.  Fight with us by rejoining us here later in the day…   

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This artwork is #0268 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Evening Heat.”  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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Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra released their next album, “Live in Hyde Park” on December 10, 2015.  The group did some shows for the BBC and this one was in support of their previous studio album, “Alone in the Universe.”  Not having attended the show, we have no clue as to what the length of it was; however, what we do know is that this is a somewhat abbreviated set.  I mean, WTF would you not include the tune that made you famous around the world, “Roll Over Beethoven,” as an encore, one you crank out for 8-12 minutes?  It makes NO sense.  Please, investigate this one to your own fulfillment and then decide if it’s right for you.  We thank you.

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[ii] We are not sure when we will present the music of Supertramp but we hope to do it within the next year or so.  You will not want to miss this group, that we can tell you.

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

[iv] We began promoting the music of Queen- as well as its individual members (Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon)- on Monday, 14-January-2019 through Monday, 01-April-2019.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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XX. 2019 Sunday: The Chi-Coms in Beijing are tearing their hair out as the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong enter their 10th straight weekend. None of this would be occurring if the communists on the mainland would observe the agreement they signed with Great Britain to allow a transition of 50 years or so for the mainland to absorb the colony in its entirety. Is anyone surprised that communists NEVER keep their word?

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“A Hard Day’s Night” by the Beatles, the Dave Clark Five featuring Dennis Payton, Electric Flag featuring Michael Fonfara, Foghat featuring Brian Bassett, Iron Butterfly featuring Erik Braun, the Guess Who featuring Jim Kale, Joe Cocker (band) featuring Alan Spenner, the Tijuana Brass featuring Nick Ceroli, and the Who featuring Keith Moon:

  1. 1597: Germany throws out the English merchants.
  2. 1786: Captain Francis Light arrived at Penang to claim the Malaysian island for Britain.
  3. 1860: The nation’s first successful silver mill began operation in Virginia City, Nevada.
  4. 1863: Cambodia becomes a French protectorate.
  5. 1874: Harry s. Parmelee received a patent for a sprinkler head.
  6. 1877: Asaph Hall, an American astronomer, discovers the two moons of the planet Mars; he names them Phobos and Deimos.
  7. 1896: Harvey Hubbell received a patent for the electric light bulb socket with a pull-chain.
  8. 1909: The steamship SS Arapahoe became the first ship in North America to issue an S.O.S. distress signal, off North Carolina’s Cape Hatteras.
  9. 1914: France declares war on Austro-Hungary.
  10. 1919: The Weimar Republic begins in Germany.
  11. 1924: For the first time in history, photographers take newsreel pictures of presidential candidates for the first time.
  12. 1929: The Soviet Union and China engage in a border fight. Meanwhile, Persia and Iraq sign a treaty of friendship.
  13. 1934: The first federal prisoners arrived at Alcatraz Island, a former military prison, in San Francisco Bay.
  14. 1935: The Nazis launch mass demonstrations against Jews in Germany.
  15. 1940: During the Battle of Britain, 38 German aircraft are shot down over Britain.
  16. 1941: American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill sign the Atlantic Charter.
  17. 1942: During World War II, Pierre Laval, prime minister of Vichy France, publicly declared, “The hour of liberation for France is the hour when Germany wins the war.”
  18. 1943: Future bassist with the Guess Who[i] (1965-1972), Jim Kale, is born in Canada on this date.  Meanwhile, in Walthamstow, Essex, UK, future saxophonist with the Dave Clark Five[ii]– Dennis Payton- is born.
  19. 1945: The Allies inform Japan that they would determine Emperor Hirohito’s status after Japan’s surrender.
  20. 1946: Michael Fonfara—keyboardist with the American rock band, Electric Flag[iii], is born in Canada on this date.
  21. 1949: President Harry S. Truman nominated General Omar N. Bradley to become the first chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
  22. 1950: Erik Braun, future lead guitarist of the hard rock-psychedelic band, Iron Butterfly[iv], was born on this date.
  23. 1952: Hussein bin Talal was proclaimed King of Jordan, beginning a reign lasting nearly 47 years.
  24. 1954: A formal peace took hold in Indochina ending more than seven years of fighting between the French and the communist Viet Minh. Elsewhere, future guitarist with the bands Wild Cherry[v] and Foghat[vi] (1999-present), Brian Bassett, is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on this date.
  25. 1956: Abstract painter, Jackson Pollock, 44, died in an automobile accident on Long Island, N.Y.
  26. 1960: Chad gains its independence from France.
  27. 1962: Adrian Nikolayev became the Soviet Union’s third cosmonaut in space as he was launched on a 94-hour flight.
  28. 1964: The Beatles[vii] movie “A Hard Day’s Night” had its U.S. premiere in New York.
  29. 1965: Rioting and looting that claimed 34 lives broke out in the predominantly black Watts section of Los Angeles, California.
  30. 1966: The last Beatle[viii] concert tour of the United States begins on this date.
  31. 1975: The United States vetoed the proposal of North and South Vietnam to the United Nations, following the Security Council’s refusal to consider South Korea’s application.
  32. 1976: Keith Moon, drummer of the Who[ix], collapses onstage in Miami, Florida, and is rushed to the hospital.
  33. 1984: During a voice test for a paid political radio address, President Ronald Reagan joked that he had “signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes.”  Meanwhile, Carl Lewis won his fourth gold medal in the 1984 Summer Olympics.
  34. 1985: In Studio City, CA, drummer Nick Ceroli of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[x] died on this date.
  35. 1990: Troops from Egypt and Morocco land in Saudi Arabia to help defend the country from the Iraqis.
  36. 1991: Longtime rock bassist Alan Spenner—who played with Joe Cocker[xi] and with Roxy Music[xii] among others—died from a heart attack on this date. Meanwhile, the space shuttle Atlantis landed safely after returning from a nine-journey in space.
  37. 1992: The Mall of America opened in Bloomington, Minnesota.
  38. 1993: President Bill Clinton named Army General John Shalikashvili to be the new chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, succeeding the retiring General Colin Powell.
  39. 1994 Thursday: A U.S. federal jury awarded $286.8 million to about 10,000 commercial fishermen for losses because of the 1989 Valdez oil spill.
  40. 1995 Friday: President Bill Clinton banned all U.S. nuclear tests.
  41. 1997 Monday: President Bill Clinton made the first use of the historic line-item veto, rejecting three items in spending and tax bills; however, the U.S. Supreme Court later struck down the veto as unconstitutional.
  42. 2003 Monday: Herb Brooks, 66, who coached the U.S. Olympic Hockey Team in the “Miracle on Ice” victory over the Soviet Union in 1980, died in a car wreck near Minneapolis.
  43. 2008 Monday: At the Beijing Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps won his second gold medal- thanks to a late comeback in the 400-meter freestyle relay by Jason Lezak, who lunged to the wall just ahead of the French anchor.
  44. 2011 Thursday: The Israeli Interior Ministry grants its final approval for the building of 1,600 homes in the disputed section of East Jerusalem.
  45. 2012 Saturday: The Republican Party’s presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney names Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin Congressman, as the Republican Party’s vice-presidential candidate in the November 2012 presidential election—he should have picked Marco Rubio, senator from Florida.
  46. 2013 Sunday: At the Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsford, New York, American golfer Jason Dufner wins the 2013 PGA Championship.
  47. 2014 Monday: Sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to Microsoft ex-CEO Steve Ballmer has gone through, despite attempts by former owner Donald Sterling to stop the transaction; Sterling was forced to sell after being banned from the NBA for his racist remarks.  Elsewhere, Academy Award-winning actor and comedian, Robin Williams, 63, died in Tiburon, California, a suicide.
  48. 2017 Friday: A federal judge ordered Charlottesville, Virginia, to allow a weekend rally of white nationalists and other extremists to take place at its originally planned location downtown. Violence, however, erupted at the rally, and a woman died when a man plowed his car into a group of Antifa c**ksuckers.
  49. 2018 Saturday: Although President Donald J. Trump endorsed Kansas’ GOP Secretary of State Kris Kobach in his primary bid to unseat Republican Governor Jeff Colyer, Kobach was unable to beat him outright in the state’s primary election. With the governor’s lead being only 100 votes or less, both sides hire lawyers and go to town.
  50. 2019 Sunday: The Chi-Coms in Beijing are tearing their hair out as the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong enter their 10th straight weekend.  None of this would be occurring if the communists on the mainland would observe the agreement they signed with Great Britain to allow a transition of 50 years or so for the mainland to absorb the colony in its entirety.  Is anyone surprised that communists NEVER keep their word?
  51. 2020 Tuesday: Folks, when it comes to Kamala Harris, California Democratic senator, it’s NOT who you know but who you blow (ask Willie Brown, former SF mayor and speaker of the California State Assembly). She has used her wiles to achieve every political position and now, she is Joe Biden’s vice-presidential nominee.  It is also fascinating to note that like Barack Hussein Obama, she ain’t down for the struggle, seeing as how dad comes from a Jamaican family with a slave-owning history and mom comes from India.  There you go.  If we were you, Joe, we’d sleep with one eye open from this point forward.
  52. 2020 Tuesday A: Meanwhile, in Seattle, Washington, SPD Police Chief Carmen Best announces her resignation, effective September 02. She is leaving because the Seattle City Council agreed to slash the SPD in half and to lay off 100 officers or more in a once-beautiful city that now has become plagued by leftwing lunatics.  We are sad to see you go, chief!  Elsewhere, riots break out in Beirut a day after the Lebanese prime minister and cabinet resigned due to the alleged Hezbollah-linked massive explosion in the port a week ago today.  Thousands of Lebanese are calling for lopping off the head of the ‘snake,’ Hezbollah criminal boss, Hassan Nasrallah.  Go to it, folks, go to it.
  53. 2020 Tuesday B: Here are today’s Chi-Com Horseshoe Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 20,185,153 confirmed cases, UP by 227,115 cases, 738,800 confirmed deaths, UP by 5,911 deaths, and 12,450,681 confirmed recoveries, UP by 292,606 recoveries. Here are the numbers for the United States: 5,224,867 confirmed cases, UP by 65,127 new cases, 166,456 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,338 new deaths, and 2,623,403 confirmed recoveries, UP by 111,801 new recoveries.  We believe if the authorities would share the TRUE percentages of deaths per number of those with the disease- instead of making everyone who might have the Wuhan Flu in their system but did not cause their deaths- known, there would be LESS fear.
  54. 2020 Tuesday C: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 574,411 confirmed cases, 10,468 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 3,638 confirmed cases, 34 confirmed deaths, and 1,586 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 63,647 confirmed cases, 1,697 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 422,003 confirmed number of cases, 32,774 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries (It is interesting to note that between this week and last week, they readjusted the number of deaths DOWN).  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the honest numbers you malodourous piece of cesspit filth, especially of the senior citizens you have killed.  People are going to sue YOU.  Shame on you.
  55. 2020 Tuesday D: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,686.91, DOWN 104.53 points (-0.38%). Next, the NASDAQ: 10,782.82, DOWN 185.53 points (-1.69%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,333.69, DOWN 26.78 points (-0.80%).  The price of GOLD is $1,926.70 per troy oz., -19.60 (-1.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.38 per troy ounce, -0.669 (-2.57%).  The price of PLATINUM is $942.00 per troy oz, -29.40 (-3.03%) while the price of COPPER is $2.85 per pound, -0.026 (-0.90%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.60 per barrel, -0.01 (-0.02%).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.94 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.85 euros.  Communist China manipulates its currency.

 

 

 

 

 

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This artwork is #0187 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset and a Snowy Peak.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

 

 

 

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

[ii] We plan on doing the music of the Dave Clark 5 and the Box Tops one of these days.

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

[iv] We promoted the music of Iron Butterfly beginning on Saturday, 27-July-2013 through Thursday, 08-August-2013.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your ever-growing collection of rock music.  Nothing one finds today compares with the classic rock of old.  Throw out your Maroon 5 albums and go with the crème de la crème of the 1960s and 1970s.

[v] When we begin covering the big bands of the 1970s, we will do both Wild Cherry and Hot Chocolate as well as Kool and the Gang and the Brothers Johnson.  Heck, we might do Earth, Wind & Fire, too.  Stay tuned.

[vi] 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.

[vii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The album “A Hard Day’s Night” appeared on Wednesday, 09-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[viii] See previous.

[ix] 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.

[x] We hope to do the music of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, as well as Alpert’s solo career, somewhere around 2035.  We hope you will remain with us.

[xi] We definitely look forward to presenting the music of Joe Cocker, the famed British ex-bricklayer who blew the minds of the world at the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Festival.  Please stay tuned for further developments.

[xi] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of George Thorogood but when we do you will be the first to know.

[xii] 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.

 

 

 

 

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