270. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2022

Many Hawaiian voters fell for the line that Trump is NO GOOD. Well, after suffering beneath the tyrant currently residing in the White House, GOP voter registrations are shooting up as high as Haleakala. We plan to restore our state to the Red column in November.

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270. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2022:

Many Hawaiian voters fell for the line that Trump is NO GOOD.  Well, after suffering beneath the tyrant currently residing in the White House, GOP voter registrations are shooting up as high as Haleakala.  We plan to restore our state to the Red column in November.

Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, U.S. Secretaries of War John Armstrong Jr., James Monroe, and Robert P. Patterson; U.S. Treasury Secretary William J. Duane; French Impressionist Edgar Degas, Bachman-Turner Overdrive and the Guess Who featuring Randy Bachman, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Marty Balin, King Crimson featuring Jeremy Stacey, and Metallica featuring Cliff Burton:

  1. 70 Saturday: As the Great Jewish War winds down; Roman troops under the command of General Titus begin the destruction of Jerusalem by tearing down the walls of the Great Temple and the city.  The Romans have had enough of the Jews and their continued resistance and are determined to end it for good.  Other Roman troops are rounding up Jews who have failed to escape the dying city for the countryside or to the final stronghold of Masada.  These unfortunate souls will help build the Colosseum in Rome where whoever remains from the war will die in its construction.
  2. 1540 Friday: Pope Paul III- the 220th pontiff- issued a papal bull establishing the Society of Jesus or the “Jesuits,” as a religious order.
  3. 1590 Thursday: The reign of the 228th Roman Catholic Pope Urban VII ends on this date.  A short 12 days earlier, he became pontiff on September 15, 1590, but passed away prior to his coronation.
  4. 1700 Monday: After 9 years and 277 days, the reign of the 242nd Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XII ends.  He first became pontiff on July 12, 1691, and faithfully served his global flock until today.
  5. 1777 Saturday: At the Battle of Germantown, the British troops on the field defeat the forces of General George Washington.
  6. 1779 Monday: Congress named John Adams to negotiate terms of peace with Great Britain to end the Revolutionary War.
  7. 1814 Tuesday: The seventh U.S. Secretary of War John Armstrong Jr. left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, Armstrong served under President James Madison from January 13, 1813, until today.  His replacement- the eighth U.S. Secretary of War (and future U.S. President) James Monroe took over.  Also, a Democratic-Republican, Secretary Monroe served from today- under the same president- until March 02, 1815.
  8. 1821 Saturday: As the Spanish withdraw, revolutionary troops begin the occupation of Mexico City.  The Spanish were unable to maintain enough troops in Mexico to keep it in its colonial orbit.  However, due to the intrinsic inabilities of the Mexican people, revolutions and civil wars will become an almost permanent thing.  It would appear they were better off under the control of Madrid.
  9. 1825 Tuesday: George Stephenson operated the first locomotive that hauled a passenger train.
  10. 1854 Wednesday: The first great ocean disaster involving an Atlantic Ocean passenger ship occurred when the steamship, SS Arctic, sank off Newfoundland; of the more than 400 people on board, only 86 survived the sinking.
  11. 1862 Saturday: During the Civil War, the Union Army’s first all-black regiment, the self-described “Chasseurs d’ Afrique (the “Hunters of Africa”) was formed in New Orleans, which was then under U.S. control. 
  12. 1865 Wednesday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the former 11th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William J. Duane died at age 85.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from May 29, 1833, to September 22, 1833.
  13. 1894 Thursday: The Aqueduct Racetrack opened in New York City.
  14. 1912 Friday: WC Handy publishes “Memphis Blues,” the first blues song to hit publication.
  15. 1917 Thursday: French sculptor and painter Edgar Degas died in Paris at age 83.
  16. 1928 Thursday: The U.S. government recognized the Nationalist Chinese government on this date.
  17. 1935 Friday: Judy Garland, at age 13, signed a seven-year contract with MGM. 
  18. 1936 Sunday: During the Spanish Civil War, Fascist troops under Generalissimo Francisco Franco conquer the city of Toledo.  Communists who were unable to escape into the countryside were put to the bayonet.  Remember: the only good communist or socialist is a dead communist or socialist.  None of them can be redeemed nor should any attempt be made to redeem the scumbags.
  19. 1938 Tuesday: The League of Nations declares Imperial Japan the aggressor in the Sino-Japanese War.
  20. 1939 Wednesday: Warsaw, Poland, surrendered after 19 days of fighting the Nazi invaders as well as the Soviet Union during World War II.
  21. 1940 Friday: The Axis forms as Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and Imperial Japan sign a 10-year treaty of cooperation.  Meanwhile, black American leaders protest segregation in the U.S. Armed Forces.  Finally, in the air war over Great Britain, the Luftwaffe loses 55 planes shot down by the Brits.
  22. 1941 Saturday: On “Liberty Fleet Day,” the United States launched 14 military cargo vessels, including the first Liberty ship, the SS Patrick Henry, which President Franklin Delano Roosevelt personally launched in Baltimore, Maryland.
  23. 1942 Sunday: Reinhard Heydrich becomes an SS-General and the “Butcher of Prague.”  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, the Axis launches a heavy assault on the city of Stalingrad.  Finally, Glenn Miller and his Orchestra performed for the last time at the Central Theater in Passaic, N. J., prior to his entry into the U.S. Army.
  24. 1943 Monday: Randy Bachman—future guitarist/vocalist with the Canadian rock bands the Guess Who[i] (1965-1970) and Bachman-Turner Overdrive[ii]—was born in Winnipeg, Canada, on this date.
  25. 1945 Saturday: The 55th U.S. Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until July 18, 1947.
  26. 1950 Wednesday: In their title fight, heavyweight champion Ezzard Charles, aka the Cincinnati Cobra, beats the “Brown Bomber” Joe Louis via a 15-round unanimous decision to retain the NBA and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world and to win the vacant NYSAC heavyweight title.  The loss put Joe Louis’ pro record to 58-2 while that of the champion went to 58-1-0. [iii]
  27. 1954 Monday: “Tonight!” hosted by Steve Allen, made its debut on NBC-TV.
  28. 1956 Thursday: Olympic track and field gold medalist and Hall of Fame golfer, Babe Didrikson Zaharias, died in Galveston, Texas, at age 45.
  29. 1959 Sunday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev concludes his visit to the United States.
  30. 1961 Wednesday: Sierra Leone becomes the 100th member of the United Nations.
  31. 1962 Thursday: Houghton Mifflin published “Silent Spring,” Rachel Carson’s study on the effects of pesticides on the environment in book form.  Meanwhile, the United States sold Hawk anti-aircraft missiles to Israel.
  32. 1963 Friday: Future drummer with the British progressive-rock band, King Crimson[iv], Jeremy Stacey, is born in Bournemouth, England, on this date.
  33. 1964 Sunday: The government officially released the report of the Warren Commission, which found that Lee Harvey Oswald had acted alone when he assassinated President John F. Kennedy.
  34. 1968 Friday: France refuses entry of the United Kingdom into the Common Market.
  35. 1970 Sunday: “The Original Amateur Hours” aired for the last time on CBS after being on television for 22 years.
  36. 1973 Thursday: Vice President Spiro T. Agnew said he would not resign after he pled ‘no contest’ to a charge of tax evasion.  He did resign on October 10.
  37. 1979 Thursday: Congress gave its final approval to forming the U.S. Department of Education.   
  38. 1982 Monday: Italian and French soldiers entered the Sabra and Chatilla refugee camps in Beirut.  The move was made by the members of a multinational force due to Christian militiamen massacring hundreds of Palestinians—good riddance.
  39. 1983 Tuesday: Larry Bird signed a seven-year contract with the Boston Celtics worth $15 million.  The contract made him the highest paid Celtic in history.
  40. 1986 Saturday: The Senate joins with the House of Representatives voting for sweeping tax reforms under President Ronald Reagan.
  41. 1988 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate votes for sweeping changes to the U.S. Tax Code.
  42. 1989 Wednesday: Columbia Pictures agreed to a $3.4 billion cash buyout by Sony Corp.  Meanwhile, two men—Jeffrey Petkovich and Peter Debernardi went over the 176-foot-high Niagara Falls in a barrel and became the first to ever survive the Horseshoe Falls.
  43. 1990 Thursday: The Senate Judiciary Committee votes to approve the nomination of Judge David Souter to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  44. 1991 Friday: President George H. W. Bush announced in a nationally broadcast address that he was eliminating all U.S. battlefield nuclear weapons and called on the Soviet Union to match the gesture.  
  45. 1992 Sunday: For the first time in Los Angeles Dodgers’ history, the team clinches LAST PLACE.
  46. 1994 Tuesday: More than 350 Republican congressional candidates gathered on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to sign the “Contract with America,” a 10-point platform they pledged to enact if voters sent a GOP majority to the House.
  47. 1996 Friday: In Afghanistan, the Taliban, a murderous band of former Islamic students, drove the government of President Burhanuddin Rabbani out of Kabul.  Meanwhile, disaster befell Metallica[v] on this date as bassist Cliff Burton died in a tragic bus crash in Dȍrarp, Kronoberg County, Sweden.  He was just 24 years old.
  48. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush asked Congress for more than $7.1 billion to help Florida and other Southeastern states recover from their lashing by four hurricanes.  Elsewhere, a Justice Department audit said the FBI had a backlog of hundreds of thousands of untranslated audio recordings audio recordings from terror and espionage investigations.  Meanwhile, NBC announced that “Late Night” host Conan O’Brien would succeed “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno in 2009; however, O’Brien’s stint on “The Tonight Show” lasted just over seven months because he sucked. 
  49. 2009 Sunday: German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a second term, along with the center-right majority that had eluded her four years earlier, nudging Europe’s biggest economic power (and known collaborator with Russia) to the right.
  50. 2010 Monday: Responding to a UN report accusing the Rwandan army of genocide in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda threatens to remove its peacekeepers from Darfur.
  51. 2011 Tuesday:  The forces of Moammar Gaddafi beat back an attack by Libyan rebels and Islamist scum on the dictator’s hometown of Sirte.  Meanwhile, papers filed shortly after midnight confirms the fact that the Obama administration will not release any photos of Osama bin Laden’s body.   Damn!  We want to see the scumbag’s corpse.  
  52. 2012 Thursday: For the first time, Curiosity, the Mars Rover, discovers evidence of a fast-moving streambed, a prior water source on the Red Planet.
  53. 2013 Friday: The PGA names pro golfer Tiger Woods the PGA Tour Player of the Year, the 11th time the organization honored him as the Tour’s Player of the Year.
  54. 2014 Saturday: Hong Kong government offices remain closed as protesters continue to demand resignation of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and an end to selection of Hong Kong candidates by the Chinese government.
  55. 2015 Sunday: According to On This Day a supermoon combines with a lunar eclipse to create a humongous Blood Moon.
  56. 2016 Tuesday: Authorities report that following the first debate at Hofstra University between Democratic Party 2016 nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton and GOP nominee Donald J. Trump, police arrested at least 24 ‘protesters.’  Speaking of the debate, snap polls give the win to Hillary Clinton.  Of course, they did.
  57. 2017 Wednesday: President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans unveiled the first major revamp of the nation’s tax code in a generation, a plan that included deep tax cuts for corporations, simplified tax brackets and a near doubling of the standard deduction.  So far, the tax cuts have proven successful and millions of Americans around the country have benefitted greatly from them.  Meanwhile, the scientific journal “Nature” publishes an article on the giant tree-dwelling rat of the Solomon Islands, the ‘Vika,’ an animal capable of cracking open coconuts.  Folks, everything grows bigger in the Tropics.
  58. 2018 Thursday: In the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, the accuser of Brett Kavanaugh- Dr. Christine Blasey Ford- sat before the committee members and laid out her allegations against Judge Kavanaugh with little emotion or credibility although the Democrats circled all around her proclaiming her to be a fantastic witness.  Then, when Judge Kavanaugh sat before them, he lambasted the Democrats on the committee for making it all about politics and for destroying his family.  In the end, the Judge appeared to be far more credible and produced evidence identifying his whereabouts on any given day.  The Democrats are causing problems once again and carried their attacks on the Judge to the next day during a committee vote to move the nomination to the full Senate.  Elsewhere, famed vocalist with the Jefferson Airplane[vi] and Jefferson Starship- Marty Balin- died on this date in Tampa Bay, Florida.  Marty was just 76 and had suffered a heart attack.  Following improper care after open heart surgery, he passed for good.
  59. 2019 Friday:  As the Democrats gear up for their impeachment inquiry into President Donald J. Trump and the ‘hoped for crimes’ they believe he committed, the House issues its first subpoena to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. 
  60. 2020 Sunday: In New York City, Mayor Bill “I’m a Moron” Di Blasio- a man who wants to be an absolute dictator- threatens to close everything down- especially Jewish neighborhoods of Queens and Brooklyn- because according to him, these area businesses and private schools are spreading the Chi-Vi to everyone else in the city.  Meanwhile, Democratic presidential candidate “Pro-China Joe” Biden holds an extremely brief public appearance today in which, he bashed President Trump and his SCOTUS pick and mumbles something about ‘the last thing we need right now is the equivalent of a coup.’  He then takes four brief questions and goes off stage.  One thing the former vice president said in his speech about the SCOTUS pick is that ‘it’s unfair to millions of voters who have already cast their votes.’  You heard it straight from the jackass’ mouth: EARLY VOTING MUST STOP- it’s bogus.  When “Gropin’ Joe” answered questions, he urged GOP Senate members to do the ‘right thing’ when it comes to holding the vote for Amy Coney Barrett.  Meanwhile, Texas finds itself battling brain-eating amoebas in at least six counties.   Finally, dictator-for-life Xi Jinping brushes off criticism of ‘rampant human rights abuses’ and says the communist country is committed to making ‘good Chinese citizens out of the Uighur Muslims in western China and will continue forcing them to assimilate no matter what the other nations of the world say against them.’ Okay, Mr. Dictator, you are going to bulldoze them into becoming ‘good Chinese’ just as you have been doing to the Tibetan people since the late 1950s?  What a great country, one that observes human rights.  Yeah, right.
  61. 2020 Sunday A: The United Nations announces that the Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition of anti-Iranian scumbags will conduct a prisoner swap of 1,000 or more prisoners.   There is hope that peace may be achieved and soon.  We suspect that as more Arab and Muslim nations begin recognizing the right of Israel to exist, the Iranian hegemony will begin to dwindle.  Meanwhile, Armenia and Azerbaijan engage in some border scuffles resulting in the loss of military vehicles and aircraft.    Finally, at the White House, President Donald J. Trump addresses reporters and asks the assembled hostile throng as to ‘WHY no one wants to know about the corruption of “Pro-China Joe” Biden and his son, Hunter, when it comes to harvesting hundreds of millions of dollars from the Chi-Coms, the Russians, and other leftist-Marxist global actors.’  News Media: HOW COME you don’t ask these questions?  Why did Hunter Biden receive $3.5 million from the wife of Moscow, Russia’s mayor?  For what?  His boudoir services- wow.
  62. 2020 Sunday B: NFL Scores: recap Thursday Night Football: (1) Miami Dolphins (1-2) @ Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2).  Next, here are the scores: (2) San Francisco 49ers, 36 (2-1) v. NY Giants, 9 (0-3); (3) Washington Redskins, 20 (1-2) @ Cleveland Browns, 34 (2-1); (4) Cincinnati Bengals (0-2-1) 23 @ Philadelphia Eagles, 23 (0-2-1) (5) Las Vegas Raiders, 20 (2-1) @ NE Patriots, 36 (2-1); (6) Chicago Bears, 30 (3-0) @ Atlanta Falcons, 26 (0-3); (7) Los Angeles Rams, 32 (2-1) @ Buffalo Bills, 35 (3-0); (8) Houston Texans, 21 (0-3) @ Pittsburgh Steelers, 28 (3-0); and  (9) Tennessee Titans, 31 (3-0) @ Minnesota Vikings, 30 (0-3).   Here are the scores for the late games: (10) Carolina Panthers, 21 (1-2) @ Los Angeles Chargers, 16 (1-2); (11) NY Jets, 7 (0-3) @ Indianapolis Colts, 36 (2-1); (12) Dallas Cowboys, 31 (1-2) @ Seattle Seahawks, 38 (3-0); (13) Detroit Lions, 26 (1-2) @ Arizona Cardinals, 23 (2-1); (14) Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 28 (2-1) @ Denver Broncos, 10 (0-3).  Tonight: (15) Green Bay Packers, 37 (3-0) @ New Orleans Saints, 30 (1-2).  Tomorrow: (16) Kansas City Chiefs (2-0) @ Baltimore Ravens (2-0).
  63. 2020 Sunday C: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a whole– Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 32,967,841 confirmed cases, +330,999, 996,084, confirmed deaths, +5,950, and 22,825,173 confirmed recoveries, +299,996.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 7,203,541 confirmed cases, up 37,149 from yesterday’s reporting, 208,110 confirmed deaths, UP 421, and 3,861,947 confirmed recoveries, UP 20,145. 
  64. 2020 Sunday D: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 806,114 confirmed cases, 15,587 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 12,039 confirmed cases, 131 confirmed deaths, and 10,126 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 89,149 confirmed cases, 2,196 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Florida- currently, they have 700,564 confirmed cases, 14,202 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries- what’s up, Governor Ron DeSantis?  How many recoveries?  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo is living there: 231,026 confirmed cases, 1,466 confirmed deaths, and 159,931 confirmed recoveries.
  65. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a whole– 233,072,310 confirmed cases, +474,523, 4,769,324 confirmed deaths, +7,429 and 209,785,308 confirmed recoveries, +564,366. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 43,942,212 confirmed cases, UP 191,229 from yesterday’s reporting, 709,117 confirmed deaths, UP 2,800,[vii] and 33,394,118 confirmed recoveries, UP 207,857. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  66. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 392,941 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 11,137 deaths which we expect will come soon which will push the dictator past the death mark the 45th president held.  NOT GOOD, Joe, NOT GOOD.   
  67. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,610,384 confirmed cases, 68,944 confirmed deaths, and 2,434,057 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,600,808 confirmed cases, 54,063 confirmed deaths, and 2,582,359 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 78,404 confirmed cases, 757 confirmed deaths, and 77,647 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 652,140 confirmed cases, 7,584 confirmed deaths, and 269,765 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., South Carolina: they have 850,188 confirmed cases, 12,213 confirmed deaths, and 604,873 confirmed recoveries. [ix]  
  68. 2021 Monday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,270,230 confirmed cases, 7,684 confirmed deaths, and 1,205,657 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Brazil, 3rd country on the list: 33,366,395 cases of the virus, 594,702 confirmed death and 20,361,191 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  69. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,869.37, UP 71.37 points (+0.21%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,969.97 DOWN 77.73 points (-0.52%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,443.11, DOWN 12.37 points (-0.28%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $75.83 per barrel, +0.38 (+0.50%).  The price of GOLD is $1,752.80 per troy oz., +0.90 (+0.05%) while the price of SILVER is $22.66 per troy ounce, -0.03 (-0.15%).  The price of PLATINUM is $983.90 per troy oz, +2.40 (+0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.29 per pound, 0.00 (-0.02%). [xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $1,958.01 per troy oz., -6.60 (-0.34%). The price of RHODIUM is $14,500.00 per troy oz., +300.00 (+2.11%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $782,500.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,875.50 per USD/T, -28.00 (-0.96%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000024.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.86 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.10    In Malawian Kwacha, one greenback equals 807.51 and in Malaysian Ringgit, a buck equal 4.18 and in Maldivian Rufiyaa, one dollar equals 15.42 of theirs. [xiii]       
  70. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.397 per gallon, $3.062 in Florida, $4.059 in Hawaii, and $3.855 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let us look at one other Michigan: $3.239.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Greece: $7.555 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,811,541,882,791 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after France, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Norway with $88 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  71. 2021 Monday F: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News- As word of more and more crimes being committed by Afghan ‘refugees’ rushed into the country and rapidly dispersed around it by the Biden regime arise, Rep. Tom Tiffany, R-WI 7th congressional district, says ‘criminal activity among unvetted Afghans is predictable.’  Speaking of this criminal activity, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says that ‘an unsecured Fort Bliss is unable to stop Afghan refugees and HAITIAN INVADERS from melting away into the local community and across the country.’  In other Afghan-related news, former Director of National Intelligence Rick Grenell says that Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark A. (Asshole) Milley and U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin must answer questions on WHY Bagram air base was abandoned and handed over to the Taliban.  The ‘Two Stooges’ will testify before the House tomorrow and then the Senate on Wednesday.  In other Afghan aftermath news, approximately 100 Americans and green card holders are set to leave the crumbling country.  (Note- Afghan barbers are NO longer permitted to cut men’s beards as that is not in keeping with their beloved ‘Prophet’).
  72. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Over the weekend, an unapologetic U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told left-wing journalists that ‘as many as 17,000 HAITIAN INVADERS have been seeded across the United States.’  Meanwhile, as we learn another invasion force of approximately 20,000-30,000 HAITIAN INVADERS are marching up from Central America to the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald J. Trump took a direct verbal jab into the craggy face of senile Joe Biden by saying the “U.S. is the laughingstock of the globe.’  By the way- today is Day No. 186 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be monitoring the southern border and Day No. 93 since the one day she showed up to do her job.
  73. 2021 Monday H: COVID-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-and Authoritarianism News– Hospitals around the country are facing staffing shortages as ill-advised Chi-Vi vaccine mandates are willingly imposed across the country and nurses, technicians, and doctors refuse to take them.  Thus, we have a push in far too many towns, cities, and even states to bring in OUTSIDE healthcare workers to make up the shortages.  Of course, these noncitizens- like the ones pouring across the border- won’t have to provide proof of vaccination.  The Biden regime is destroying America’s healthcare system.
  74. 2021 Monday I: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer $43.57 (2) AstraZeneca $58.72 (3) Johnson & Johnson $163.17 (4) BioNTech $307.09 (5) Moderna $408.84
  75. 2021 Monday J: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $87.34 (2) General Dynamics: $197.76 (3) Boeing: $224.16 (4) Lockheed Martin: $353.36 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $357.21.
  76. 2021 Monday K: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $34.65 (2) DuPont: $70.11 (3) Honeywell: $217.90 (4) 3M: $181.79 (5) Teijen: $1,626.00.
  77. 2021 Monday L: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Beyond Meat: $113.38 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $64.00 (3) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $25.97.
  78. 2021 Monday M: President Donald J. Trump News– A new Mackinac straw poll shows that among the GOP, President Donald J. Trump is a 2-to-1 favorite among likely voters.  Still, if you partake of online news exclusively, you will see that it is almost mirror opposite which is why you should receive your news- and commentary- from the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day.  You know where we’re coming from, and you can make up your mind for yourselves.  Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump says that HAITIAN INVADERS ‘are being released into the U.S. with NO vetting or checking.’  True, absolutely true.  Speaking of Trump, he had more than 20,000 people at his rally in Georgia on Saturday. How many fervent supporters would a slobbering Joe Biden attract?   Turd that he is, he couldn’t even attract flies.
  79. 2021 Monday N: Joe Biden News I– Dictator Joe Biden ordered Iran either to grant access to U.N. inspectors of its workshops or face disciplinary action in the IAEA- the International Atomic Energy Agency- of the United Nations.  Meanwhile, the Washington Examiner reports that ‘Joe Biden lied about the cost of his ‘build back better’ agenda.’  No surprise to us- the man is a liar.  Still, his good buddy, Barack Hussein Obama, says he ‘supports taxing the rich to pay for the Biden agenda’ (because it’s the OBAMA agenda, folks).  Meanwhile, after mumbling a few words to the press, the senile groper in charge of the country sat down in a chair, rolled up a sleeve, and received a jab in his arm of what he claimed to be the Xi Jinping Bat Flu ‘booster shot.’  (Note- wouldn’t it be crazy if old Joe had an adverse reaction to this stuff and uh, went to the other side?  It’s not like he has any use any more other than to drum up sympathy so the Dems can really crack down on the American people.  Of course, we hope NOTHING happens to the poor old coot).
  80. 2021 Monday O: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– A new Rasmussen poll says that Joe Biden’s numbers continue tanking what with 42-percent approving of his botched actions while 56-percent vociferously oppose his fascist actions.  In our learned view, Joe’s numbers are most likely 10-15 points LOWER than reported which means Americans of all political backgrounds and persuasions oppose this loser’s actions.  Add to that the fact that stumbling Joe Biden acknowledged that his agenda ‘may not be passed this week.’  Thank God, the American people are resisting.
  81. 2021 Monday P: U.S. House of Representatives News I– U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has set September 30 as the day of the vote on the trillion dollar bills the Biden regime and “Mumbles” are trying to ramrod through both houses of Congress and onto senile Joe Biden’s desk.  Next, the House passed the Defense bill by a final vote of 316-113 (134 Republicans voting in favor) which includes forcing all American young women to register for the draft as their male counterparts do).   The spending bill is having problems as is the raising of the debt ceiling.
  82. 2021 Monday Q: U.S. Senate News I– The Senate Republicans are in lockstep against voting for the Democrats’ massive spending package, one that will cost the U.S. 5.3 million jobs and add another $3.5 trillion in overall debt to the American people.  As Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer, DS-NY, tried to pass a temporary spending bill through, by a vote of 48-50, the bill went down to smoldering defeat.  “Cryin’ Chuck” was in a state of shock believing he had the necessary votes to pass this garbage bill through to fruition.
  83. 2021 Monday R: Popular Culture News– The Rolling Stones[xvii] have opened their North American tour and are paying homage to the late, great Charlie Watts, their drummer.  In other news, R & B singer R. Kelly found himself convicted in his sex trafficking case.  Will he go to the slammer, or will he be given a slap on the wrist?  Next, singer Rihanna has upset her fellow leftists by being seen wearing a t-shirt with the slogan, THINK WHILE IT’S STILL LEGAL” emblazoned across the front.  Good for you.
  84. 2021 Monday S: Sports News I– In tonight’s Monday Night Football matchup, the Eagles went to Dallas to play the Cowboys.  The Cowboys (2-1-0) clobbered the hapless Eagles (1-2-0) by a final score of 41-21.  Whoa.
  85. 2021 Monday T: Moron News I– After a big show last week of two ‘View’ hosts being yanked off the set prior to the arrival of “Kooky Kamala” Harris due to ‘positive COVID-19 tests,’ the two skanks returned to the show today.  Apparently, the tests were wrong as most of them seem to be.  It would be awesome if all of the skanks were struck dumb and unable to talk, especially Joy Behar and that stupid dingbat Sunny Hostin.  Talk about a moron!  (Note to Sunny- you don’t need to pancake the makeup on your face- look your age).  In other moron news, ultra-far-leftist Rep. Karen Bass, DS-CA 37th congressional district, announces she is ‘all in running for mayor of Los Angeles.’  Wow.
  86. 2021 Monday U: California Lottery Results-Powerball Monday Night Draw– here are the results for the Powerball Draw #890 with a jackpot of $545 million up for grabs: 21, 22, 39, 44, 60, and Power 12.  In California, out of 138,374 winning tickets in the tarnished Golden State, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $37,215 apiece.
  87. 2022 Tuesday: Observation of the Day There is a growing sentiment among Hawaii citizens that President Donald J. Trump is better for the nation than the head of cauliflower currently inhabiting the White House- fraudulently, I would say.  When Trump was president, many Aloha State voters fell victim to the negative spin the Democrats twirled before our eyes and ears about how bad he was (although I, your host, never believed that).  Now, under the control of the corrupt politician and his cronies running our nation, many voters in the state no longer believe it and that is why Democrats are crossing the Great Divide and becoming Republicans.  Friends, we are working hard to save our state and should you care to help us, make sure you to donate to the Hawaii GOP.  We would love to see President Donald J. Trump come to our beautiful island chain and hold a rally the likes of which has never been seen.  He could hold it Aloha Stadium in Honolulu on a Saturday night after the big swap meet.  It would be so ono.  Chef Lilah Paulikovich.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0965 a 20” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Calistoga Cottage.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

The next album from Cheap Trick is the one that pushed them across the finish line as far as being superstars.  On February 19, 1994, Cheap Trick released their next live album, “Budokan II.”  This album features more of the tracks that were left off the original album.  This is perhaps one of the all-time best live albums to come out of the 1970’s and would be up there with “Frampton Comes Alive” as a mega-seller.  Once again, the lineup is the same quartet of Rick Nielsen (guitars, backing vocals), Robin Zander (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Tom Petersson (bass, backing vocals), and Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion).  We hope that everyone will visit their favorite site for the absolute best in rock music and will then add it to your never-ending, forever-growing collection of AICPENDBLOG.COM-approved music and DVDs- you will be glad you did.

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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] See previous.

[iii] The boxing record of Ezzard Charles is not as easy to come by as is that of Joe Louis.  We recommend you visit this site for the details: BoxRec: Ezzard Charles.

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

[v] We look forward to the day we begin promoting the music of Metallica.

[vi] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  This presentation included the Jefferson Starship, too, of which, the artist was NOT a member.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

258. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2022

Rush Limbaugh foretold of what the Dems have been working hard at accomplishing since his death: nullifying elections in the United States. Well, they’ve forgotten that many of the illegal aliens entering the country lean more towards the right than they do towards the left which is why we are going to CRUSH the Dems in 55 days…

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258. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2022:

First Day of National Hispanic Heritage Month

Rush Limbaugh foretold of what the Dems have been working hard at accomplishing since his death: nullifying elections in the United States.  Well, they’ve forgotten that many of the illegal aliens entering the country lean more towards the right than they do towards the left which is why we are going to CRUSH the Dems in 55 days…

Chef Tiresias Helenus Grinikeodopuloposlus; President (U.S. Secretary of War, and Chief Justice) William Howard Taft; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Benjamin Robbins Curtis and Horace Gray; U.S. Attorney General Richard Olney; Acting U.S. Secretary of the Interior Alexander Theodore Vogelsang; U.S. Secretary of State Richard Olney;  Acting U.S. Secretary of State John Jay; U.S. Treasury Secretary Nicholas F. Brady; U.S. Secretary of  Treasury and of War William H. Crawford; the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Tommy Hall, the Cars featuring Ric Ocasek, Iron Butterfly featuring Lee Dorman, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Signe Toly Anderson, and Pink Floyd featuring Rick Wright:

  1. 608 Thursday: St. Boniface IV begins his reign as the 67th Roman Catholic Pope.  His Holiness would serve from today until May 08, 615.  
  2. 885 Saturday: The reign of the 109th Roman Catholic Pope St. Adrian III ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on May 17, 884, and from that day until this, he guided his global flock on its journey to commune with the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
  3. 1590 Saturday: The reign of the 228th Roman Catholic Pope Urban VII begins on this date.  Sadly, 12 days later- prior to his coronation- Urban VII would die which makes him the shortest-reigning pontiff in the history of the Roman Catholic Church.
  4. 1620 Tuesday: The Mayflower departs from Plymouth, England, with 102 Pilgrims aboard, bound for the New World.
  5. 1644 Thursday: Innocent X- the 236th Roman Catholic Pope- begins his reign on his date.  Over the next 10 years and 114 days, Innocent X would lead his flock on its journey to commune with the Heavenly Father, His Son, and the Holy Ghost, until the Lord would call him home on January 07, 1655.
  6. 1683 Wednesday: Thirteen immigrant families found the township of Germantown, Pennsylvania, on this date.
  7. 1776 Sunday: British forces occupied New York during the American Revolution.
  8. 1789 Tuesday: The U.S. Department of Foreign Affairs was renamed the Department of State.  John Jay became Acting U.S. secretary of State on this date and would serve under President George Washington from today until March 22, 1790.
  9. 1795 Tuesday: Cape Colony, South Africa, surrenders to the British.
  10. 1834 Monday: In Crawford, Georgia, the 9th U.S. Secretary of War William H. Crawford died.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from August 01, 1815, to October 22, 1816, and then became the 7th U.S. Treasury secretary.  In this role, Crawford served under the same president from October 22, 1816, to March 06, 1825.
  11. 1835 Tuesday: In Oxford, Massachusetts, future 34th U.S. Secretary of State Richard Olney is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland / served from June 10, 1895, to March 05, 1897.  Olney would also serve his country as its 40th U.S. attorney general.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 06, 1893, to June 10, 1895.  
  12. 1853 Wednesday: Reverend Antoinette Brown Blackwell underwent ordination on this date, which made her the first female minister in the United States.
  13. 1857 Tuesday: William Howard Taft—who served as the 27th Republican president of the United States (1909-1913) and as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court—was born in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Following his presidency, Taft became the 69th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice as well as the 10th chief justice as President Warren G. Harding nominated him to fill the seat of Chief Justice Edward Douglass White.  He served from July 11, 1921, to February 03, 1930. He also served the nation as its 42nd U.S. secretary of war and did so under President Theodore Roosevelt from February 01, 1904, to June 30, 1908. Meanwhile, Timothy Alder earned a patent for the typesetting machine.
  14. 1858 Wednesday:  Under government contract, the first mail service in the United States to the Pacific Coast began on this date.  Coaches from the Butterfield Overland Mail Company took 12 days to make the journey between Tipton, Mo., and San Francisco, Ca.
  15. 1862 Monday: Confederate forces captured Harpers Ferry during the Civil War.
  16. 1874 Tuesday: In Newport, R.I., the 32nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Benjamin Robbins Curtis, first a Whig and then a Republican, died on this date.  President Millard Fillmore nominated Curtis to fill the seat of Associate Justice Levi Woodbury.  Curtis served from October 10, 1851, to September 30, 1857.
  17. 1887 Thursday: The city of Philadelphia launched a three-day celebration of the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution.
  18. 1902 Monday: In Nahant, MA, the 47th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Gray died on this date.  President Chester Alan Arthur nominated Gray to fill the seat of Democratic Associate Justice Nathan Clifford.  Gray served from January 09, 1882, to September 15, 1902.
  19. 1909 Wednesday: A New York judge ruled that Ford Motor Co. had infringed on George Seldon’s patent for the ‘road engine.’  Elsewhere, Charles F. Kettering applied for a patent on his ignition system.  His company Delco (Dayton Engineering Laboratories Company) later became a subsidiary of General Motors.
  20. 1910 Thursday: Wilbur Wright makes his first airplane flight.
  21. 1912 Sunday: In Albania, war between Montenegro and Turkey breaks out that would set the stage for the larger conflict—World War I—to follow.
  22. 1914 Tuesday: The Battle of Aisne, France, takes place as German and French troops make contact.  Meanwhile, U.S. Marines march out of Veracruz, Mexico.
  23. 1916 Friday: The British uses tanks in battle for the first time at the Battle of the Somme on the Western Front—the tanks are called “Little Willies” after Kaiser Wilhelm II.
  24. 1917 Saturday: Alexander Kerensky proclaims Russia to be a ‘republic.’   
  25. 1923 Saturday: Governor John Calloway Walton placed Oklahoma under martial law due to terrorist activity committed by the Ku Klux Klan.
  26. 1928 Saturday: Alexander Fleming discovered the antibiotic penicillin in the mold Penicillium notatum.
  27. 1930 Monday: The 26.1st Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Alexander Theodore Vogelsang died at age 69 in the District of Columbia.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from February 29, 1920, to March 13, 1920.
  28. 1935 Sunday: The Nuremburg Laws deprived German Jews of their citizenship.  Meanwhile, Nazi Germany adopts a new national flag featuring the swastika.
  29. 1938 Thursday: British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain confers with Adolf Hitler at the Berchtesgaden.   
  30. 1940 Sunday: Future AICP-END blogger, Chef Tiresias Helenus Grinikeodopuloposlus, was born in Greece on this date.  Meanwhile, during the Battle of Britain, the tide turned as the Royal Air Force inflicted heavy losses on the German Luftwaffe, namely downing 185 German aircraft.
  31. 1941 Monday: Signe Toly Anderson, the first female vocalist of the San Francisco acid rock band, the Jefferson Airplane[i], was born on this date in Seattle, Washington.
  32. 1942 Tuesday: During World War II, a Japanese submarine torpedoed the aircraft carrier USS Wasp; the U.S. Navy ended up sinking the severely damaged aircraft carrier.  Elsewhere, future bassist with the rock group, Iron Butterfly[ii], Lee Dorman, is born in St. Louis, Missouri, on this date.
  33. 1943 Wednesday: Benito Mussolini, having been recently deposed by partisans, forms a new Fascist government so Italy can continue fighting the war on the side of Germany.  Elsewhere, future electric jug player who gave the psychedelic Texas rock band, the 13th Floor Elevators[iii] its distinctive sound—Tommy Hall—is born in Memphis, Tennessee, on this date.
  34. 1944 Friday: The Red Army ‘liberates’ the Bulgarian capital of Sofia, during World War II.  Although Bulgaria did not participate in the invasion of the Soviet Union, they were still allied with Nazi Germany and their fellow Axis allies, Fascist Italy, Hungary, Romania, and Croatia.
  35. 1949 Thursday: “The Lone Ranger” premiered on ABC-TV starring Clayton Moore as the masked hero and Jay Silverheels as Tonto.
  36. 1950 Friday: During the Korean War, United Nations forces landed at Inchon in the south and began their drive to reclaim Seoul and to drive the North out of the South.
  37. 1953 Tuesday: The National Boxing Association adopted the 10-point scoring system for all its boxing matches.
  38. 1954 Wednesday: As raucous fans looked on, Marilyn Monroe filmed her famous ‘billowing skirt scene’ for the “Seven Year Itch” over a Lexington Avenue subway grate in Manhattan; however, little, if any of the footage was used in the movie.  The scene was later reshot on a Hollywood film set.
  39. 1959 Tuesday: Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev arrived in the U.S. to commence a 13-day visit.
  40. 1961 Friday: The United States began Operation Nougat, a series of underground nuclear explosions in the Nevada Test Site, two weeks after the Soviet Union resumed testing nuclear weapons.
  41. 1963 Sunday: Four black girls lost their lives when a bomb exploded at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.  Years later, three Ku Klux Klansmen were convicted for their part in the blast.
  42. 1964 Tuesday: The prime-time soap opera, “Peyton Place,” premiered on ABC-TV.
  43. 1967 Friday: At the Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California, heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry wins his 29th professional bout via a KO of opponent Billy Daniels at the 2:45-minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round bout.  This put the “Bellflower Bomber’s” record to 24-1-4.
  44. 1971 Wednesday: Scumbags founded Greenpeace on this date.
  45. 1972 Friday: A federal grand jury in Washington, D.C., indicted seven men for their part in the Watergate Hotel burglary.
  46. 1978 Friday: In his 59th pro fight, Muhammad Ali defeated Leon Spinks to win his third heavyweight boxing title.  Ali scored a unanimous decision in a 15-round fight to win the WBA and The Ring magazine’s heavyweight boxing titles.  His record improved to 56-3 with this win while his opponent Spinks professional record went to 7-1-1.
  47. 1981 Tuesday: The Senate Judiciary Committee voted unanimously to approve the Supreme Court nomination of Sandra Day O’Connor.
  48. 1982 Wednesday: Iran’s former foreign minister, Sadegh Ghotzbadeh was executed after being convicted of plotting against the government.  The first edition of USA Today was published.
  49. 1985 Sunday: Nike began selling its Air Jordan 1 sneaker on this date.
  50. 1987 Tuesday: In Springfield, Missouri, heavyweight former champion “Big George” Foreman scores a 6th Round TKO on opponent, Bobby Crabtree to put his pro-record to 48-2.
  51. 1988 Thursday: The 68th U.S. Treasury Secretary Nicholas F. Brady assumed his office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush from September 15, 1988, to January 17, 1993.
  52. 1992 Tuesday: The ex-Nazi, criminal financier George Soros earned his epithet “The Man Who Broke the Bank of England” when his Quantum Fund began dumping large amounts of pound sterling which crashed its value, thus driving the UK into a depression and driving the pound out of Enterprise Risk Management.  Why the global financial community has not put a hit out on this POS is beyond us.
  53. 1994 Thursday: Jihadists in Algeria kidnap and behead 16 people.  Time to wipe this scum out.
  54. 1997 Monday: The creators of the domain name google.com registered it on this date.
  55. 2001 Saturday: President George W. Bush ordered U.S. troops to prepare for war and braced Americans for a long, difficult assault against Muslim jihadists to avenge the September 11 attack.  Meanwhile, beleaguered Afghans began fleeing Kabul, fearing a U.S. military strike against their hated Taliban rulers who were harboring Osama bin Laden.
  56. 2003 Monday: The WUSA soccer league shut down operations five days before the Women’s World Cup, saying it didn’t have enough money to stay in business for a fourth season.
  57. 2008 Monday: In London, England, Rick Wright, the keyboardist of the British rock band, Pink Floyd[iv], died from complications related to lung cancer; he was 65 years old.   Meanwhile, on Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 504.48, or 4.42 percent, to 10,917.51 while oil closed below $100 a barrel for the first time in six months amid upheaval in the financial industry as Lehman brothers Holdings Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection and Merrill Lynch & Co. was sold to Bank of America.
  58. 2009 Tuesday: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the worst recession since the 1930s was “very likely over,” although he cautioned that pain—especially for nearly 15 million unemployed Americans—would persist.
  59. 2012 Saturday: In Moscow, tens of thousands of Russians protest Vladimir Putin, chanting, “We are the power here” and “Russia without Putin!”
  60. 2013 Sunday: Hundreds of people, black and white, many holding hands, filled the Alabama church that the Ku Klux Klan bombed 50 years earlier to mark the anniversary of the blast that killed four little black girls and became a landmark movement in the struggle for civil rights.
  61. 2014 Monday: The U.N. will remove peacekeepers from the Syrian side of Golan Heights after the recent capture and release of 45 U.N. troops from Fiji by Syrian rebel forces; the U.N. has worked in the area for 40 years to keep peace between Syria and Israel.
  62. 2015 Tuesday: As the European Union Muslim ‘refugee’ and ‘migrant’ crisis continues causing problems for the nations of Eastern Europe, Hungary says, “ENOUGH!” and seals its border with Serbia with rows and rows of concertina razor wire.  This strands loads of Muslims in a country with a negative history towards followers of the Prophet Mohammad.
  63. 2016 Thursday:  The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and other human rights groups launch a new campaign to get President Barack Hussein Obama to grant a pardon to Edward Snowden, the man who along with Bradley, ahem, Chelsea, Manning delivered the goods to Julian Assange on unfavorable actions committed by the U.S. government.  Of course, Barack Obama did not do this.
  64. 2017 Friday: NASA’s Cassini spacecraft disintegrated in the skies above Saturn after a journey of 20 years; it was the only spacecraft ever to orbit Saturn and send back images of the planet, its rings, and its moons.
  65. 2018 Saturday: In his record 20th title defense, Russian boxer Gennady Golovkin (38-1-1 with 34 KOs) finds himself outpointed by Mexican Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) losing the undisputed middleweight title.  This match in Las Vegas was a shock in the betting world as no one thought Golovkin was going to lose.   
  66. 2019 Sunday: Famed member of the East Coast rock band, the Cars[v]– Ric Ocasek (guitars/vocals/keyboards 1976-1988 / 2010-present)- is found dead in his home in New York City on this date; he was 75.  Meanwhile, Hong Kong freedom protesters outside the British Embassy find themselves under fire from the authorities with tear gas and water canyons.  Protests there are growing in momentum as the people continue protesting the Chi-Coms.
  67. 2020 Tuesday: Hurricane Sally is expected to become a Cat 1 storm when it makes landfall later today along the coastlines of Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi.  Residents are bracing for the worst and FEMA is on site.  Meanwhile, at the White House, the foreign ministers of Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates are signing the historic peace agreement hammered out by the Trump administration between those Arab nations and Israel.  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is also there signing the documents along with President Donald J. Trump.  Elsewhere, the Palestinians are crying and screaming that they are ‘being stabbed in the back.  Oh, boohoo.  STFU you worthless scumbags- you’ve had your chances, more than any other country ever, to make peace.  When ALL Arab nations sign onto this deal, you will have a choice: make peace with Israel or become the pariah of the world, forever shunned, dismissed, and driven away.   
  68. 2020 Tuesday A: As wildfires rage out of control along the West Coast, at least 36 people in California alone are dead because of the conflagrations.  All of this is easily preventable if only proper forest management would move to the fore once again.  IF (and this is a big IF) the environmentalists and their Democratic Party stooges GENUINELY loved wildlife, particularly endangered species, would it not make more sense to protect their habitats by proper management coupled with an emphasis on protecting the flora and the fauna?  It is all so unnecessary the level of destruction occurring in our forests that we hope in 2022, the people of California, Oregon, and elsewhere where dimwits rule remember everything these people have done and vote them out en mass!  Enough is enough!
  69. 2020 Tuesday B: During a speech, Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris lets it slip that if she and “Pro-China Joe” Biden are elected, it will be a “Harris administration.”  Folks, everyone knows this so don’t act shocked.  Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, California, the county doubles the reward for information leading to the POS shooter who attacked two L.A. Sheriff’s deputies as they sat in their patrol car in Compton, California, from $100,000 to $200,000 and the sheriff encourages race-baiter Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James to put up the same amount; in effect, telling him to put his money where his mouth is.  So far, we’ve heard nothing from “King James” nor did we believe we would.  He’s a punk.  Finally, the city of Louisville, Kentucky, settles on $12 million to the family of Breonna Taylor.  She is the woman who died in a crossfire of lead when police officers stormed into her and her boyfriend’s apartment with a NO-KNOCK WARRANT and then when the boyfriend opened up, she died in a fusillade of lead.   
  70. 2020 Tuesday C: Following the signing of the peace accord at the White House earlier in the day, Palestinians begin firing rockets into neighboring Israel, wounding some citizens as they went about their daily lives.  The Palestinians are a bunch of sniveling pigs.  Stop!  Elsewhere, in Iraq, rockets begin landing near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.  This clearly is the work of the bottom-feeder Iranian Revolutionary Guard.  We would hope the Trump administration sinks both their navy and takes out the oil refineries leaving them even more Third World than they now are.  What is clear is that the new peace process in the Middle East is one that has a greater chance of succeeding and sources inform us that Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, possibly Yemen, Algeria, and perhaps Qatar might join in the process.  Elsewhere, in response to the potential Iranian threat to attack a U.S. ambassador, President Trump warns the mullahs that they will pay a price ONE-THOUSAND TIMES WORSE than anything they might do.  Could we see Tehran go up in a mushroom cloud?
  71. 2020 Tuesday D: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 29,386,463 confirmed cases, UP by 271,986 cases, 930,589 confirmed deaths, UP by 4,993 deaths, and 19,943,453 confirmed recoveries, UP by 270,382 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 6,665,316 confirmed cases, UP by 28,896 new cases, 198,085 confirmed deaths, UP by 718 new deaths, and 3,612,064 confirmed recoveries, UP by 31,279 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.  It is also clear that misreporting the news has Americans believing at least 30 million Americans- OR MORE- have died from Xi Jinping’s Chi-Com Flu which is not true which was said a week ago, so it shows misinformation is doing its job among the gullible and ill-informed citizenry.
  72. 2020 Tuesday E: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 768,334 confirmed cases, 14,477 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 10,887 confirmed cases, 99 confirmed deaths, and 3,693 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 83,962 confirmed cases, 2,096 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: 450,425 confirmed number of cases, 32,655 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.   The governor of New York, the drooling moron Andrew Cuomo continues trying to blame President Donald J. Trump for all the deaths when he is the one who sent Bat Flu-infected people into rest homes where the most vulnerable people are, uh, we mean, were.  Let us look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo and his wife are relocating there.  Here they are: 162,273 confirmed cases, 1,141 confirmed deaths, and 120,443 confirmed recoveries.  Watch out for the rockets, Mo!
  73. 2020 Tuesday F: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals DOW Jones Industrial Average: 27,995.60, UP 2.27 points (+0.008%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,190.32, UP 133.67 points (+1.21%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,401.20, UP 17.66 points (+0.52%).  The price of GOLD is $1,961.90 per troy oz., -4.30 (-0.22%) while the price of SILVER is $27.34 per troy ounce, -0.119 (-0.43%).  The price of PLATINUM is $978.40 per troy oz, -3.80 (-0.39%) while the price of COPPER is $3.06 per pound, -0.006 (-0.20%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,417.50 per troy oz., +8.00 (+0.33%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $38.39 per barrel, +0.11 (+0.29%).  Today, COFFEE is $124.30 per metric ton, +1.00 (+0.81).  As for currency, one U.S. dollar = 6.78 communist Chinese yuan.  By contrast, one U.S. dollar = 0.84 euros.  Communist China manipulates its currency, a known fact which is why the world must disengage with them.  Today, communist China’s ally, the World Trade Organization released a ruling that says ‘the U.S. violated international regulations by imposing trade tariffs on $278 billion of Chi-Com goods entering the U.S.’  Stop the crying, Beijing, this is NOTHING ruling, and the U.S. will continue punishing you, authoritarian SOBS.
  74. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 227,150,151 confirmed cases, +480,596, 4,671,400 confirmed deaths, +8,373 and 203,826,456 confirmed recoveries, +454,052.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 42,432,847 confirmed cases, UP 144,643 from yesterday’s reporting, 684,572 confirmed deaths, UP 2,231,[vi] and 32,244,493 confirmed recoveries, UP 67,709.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]   
  75. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 366,118 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 37,960 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  76. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,518,943 confirmed cases, 67,632 confirmed deaths, and 2,378,010 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,499,061 confirmed cases, 49,254 confirmed deaths, and 2,413,074 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 73,268 confirmed cases, 671 confirmed deaths, and 72,597 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 615,582 confirmed cases, 7,153 confirmed deaths, and 258,825 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., New York: they have 2,423,298 confirmed cases, 55,269 confirmed deaths, and 2,116,680 confirmed recoveries. [viii]  
  77. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign Covid Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,202,212 confirmed cases, 7,452 confirmed deaths, and 1,112,533 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- St. Pierre and Miquelon, 213th area on the list: 31 cases of the virus, 1 confirmed death and 30 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  78. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,814.39, UP 236.82 points (+0.68%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,161.53, UP 123.77 points (+0.82%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,480.70, UP 37.65 points (+0.85%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.60 per barrel, +2.13 (+3.02%).  The price of GOLD is $1,795.20 per troy oz., -11.90 (-0.66%) while the price of SILVER is $23.89 per troy ounce, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of PLATINUM is $941.90 per troy oz, +3.20 (+0.34%) while the price of COPPER is $4.41 per pound, +0.09 (+2.06%). [x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,020.06 per troy oz, +41.50 (+2.10%). [xi] The price of RHODIUM is $14,000.00 per troy oz., -1,500.00 (0.68%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $765,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,893.50 per USD/T, +65.50 (+2.32%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Falklands Island Pound, one greenback equals 0.73 and in Fijian Dollar, a buck equal 2.07 and in French Pacific Franc, one dollar equals 100.70 of theirs. [xiii]        
  79. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.391 per gallon, $3.084 in Florida, $4.073 in Hawaii, and $3.876 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let us look at one other Delaware: $2.998.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Liechtenstein: $6.865 per U.S. Gallon.[xv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,764,701,405,049 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Luxembourg, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Brazil with $258 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  80. 2021 Wednesday F: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News– Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, has a new bill with which to deny U.S. recognition of the Taliban ‘government’ in Afghanistan.  His GOP colleagues have sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Anthony “Bullshit” Blinken demanding the U.S. State Department slap a designation of ‘foreign terror group’ atop the Taliban which they are.  Senator Joni Ernst, R-IA, says that the ‘Taliban 2.0 is the same terror group it has always been.’
  81. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 174 for the ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the debacle down along the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 81 since her singular visit anywhere in the vicinity of the border.  What a disaster.  
  82. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– North Korean continues demonstrating that they’re ‘still with us’ by test-firing cruise missiles into waters near Japan and South Korea.  When President Donald J. Trump was in office, relations between the so-called ‘hermit kingdom’ and the United States were relatively cordial whereas now, the North Koreans are ramping up their activities.
  83. 2021 Wednesday I: Covid-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The U.S. Department of Defense and Health and the Department of Human Services is planning on buying 1.4 million doses of Regeneron.  In other (BOGUS) news we heard today, ‘immigrants (i.e., ILLEGAL) will reportedly have to show ‘proof of Chi-Vi vaccination before swarming across the U.S.-Mexico border.’  Sure, right- how is this going to work?  Next, as the Biden regime continues pushing the idea of Chi-Vi booster shots atop 2-3 immunizations for the Wuhan Virus, Rep. James Comer, R-KY 1st congressional district, says that MORE info regarding the need for such ‘boosters’ must be handed over by the Biden regime’s leaders.
  84. 2021 Wednesday J: Covid-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-And Authoritarianism News– As demands from the illegitimate regime in the White House grow for everyone to get vaccinated with the Chi-Vi vaccines, calls for ‘religious exemptions’ are on the increase.  We suspect that the Christian Scientist and Jehovah’s Witnesses’ churches are going to increase membership.
  85. 2021 Wednesday K: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer $44.77 (2) AstraZeneca $56.45 (3) Johnson & Johnson $165.42 (4) BioNTech $355.25 (5) Moderna $434.46.  Follow the money, folks, follow the money.  All this talk of booster shots on top of the vaccines is crazy what with more and more reports about problems caused by the vaccines continue to proliferate.  IF you seek the truth, you must watch One America News and Newsmax.  The vaccines are causing far more problems than are reported in the mainstream media, which is not right, especially when European nations now are backing away from any discussion of booster shots.  The only reason the talk of booster shots is intensifying is because the Deep State and the Democrats are getting rich off them.  Look at that pig, Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci- this guy is growing wealthy off the suffering of the American people.
  86. 2021 Wednesday L: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $84.87 (2) General Dynamics: $198.48 (3) Boeing: $214.22 (4) Lockheed Martin: $345.07 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $355.74.  This is how the Deep State and elected members of Congress grow rich, investing in companies in which they send billions of dollars.  This is not only illegal but highly immoral.
  87. 2021 Wednesday M: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $36.30 (2) DuPont: $70.01 (3) Honeywell: $221.69 (4) 3M: $184.19 (5) Teijen: $1,646.00.  These stocks are going to take off like rockets as the Deep State and elected members of Congress- and their staffers- continue investing in these firms either through themselves or via straw persons such as, uh, well, like Hunter Biden.
  88. 2021 Wednesday N: Artificial (Fake) Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Beyond Meat: $110.81 (2) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $63.88 (3) Maple Leaf Foods Inc./Tofurkey: $27.11.  Like it or not, this is the next push as the Green New Deal continues becoming a part of our lives whether we want it to be or we don’t.  All one need do is to watch the movie, “Soylent Green” starring Edward G. Robinson and Charlton Heston.  Popular culture has a way of becoming reality if one lives long enough.
  89. 2021 Wednesday O: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden- ever a man of science- says that ‘human activity is the root cause of extreme weather.’  Next, Joe Biden has demanded that Senators Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-AZ, come to the White House so he can apply pressure on them to vote for his bogus $3.5 trillion ‘infrastructure bill.’
  90. 2021 Wednesday P: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– A new McLaughlin poll says that ‘Joe Biden’s approval numbers have cratered, the American people are concerned, and that NO one likes “Kooky Kamala” Harris.  (Note- my colleagues in California tell me that Kamala Harris is detested by almost everyone in the state and the only good thing about her serving in the regime is that it gets her out of their state.  Chef Itzi).
  91. 2021 Wednesday Q: Joe Biden Regime News I– It would appear the Biden regime is tossing Saudi Arabia to the wolves what with the withdrawal of its top anti-missile defense systems in the country.  What the hell is going on here?  In other regime-related news, one of the regime’s favorites and purported candidate for U.S. ambassador to Ukraine- Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman- says if ‘what we hear about Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark A. (Asshole) Milley is true, he must go.’  What has happened to the U.S. military?  Both of these men are absolute disgraces. [xvii].  Next, the U.S. Army says that soldiers refusing to get the ‘VID vaccinations may be forced out of the Army with less-than-honorable discharges.’  Yet, the U.S. Postal Service and elected members of Congress and their staffers do NOT have to undergo vaccination.  WTF!
  92. 2021 Wednesday R: Joe Biden Regime News II– Something very strange occurred today when the Biden regime trotted out an enfeebled old Joe Biden to hold a Zoom conference with Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia and Prime Minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson of England in which, the three leaders announced a new triumvirate of sorts with which to help the Aussies obtain nuclear-powered submarines.  Although the Chi-Coms were not mentioned, they acted as though this new alignment of the BIG THREE nations would counter Beijing’s ambitions in the region.  Most observers, however, believe the Brits and the Aussies came to senile Joe Biden’s aid so as to deflect all the negative press coverage it has been getting.  Even more embarrassing is that slobbering Joe could not even pull the name of the Australian leader out of his crumbling mind.  This was embarrassing and it also demonstrated that both Boris Johnson and Scott Morrison are in the tank for the Biden regime.  This is disgraceful and besides- we also believe the three countries are in the tank with the Chi-Coms, sort of a fait accompli.
  93. 2021 Wednesday S: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– Pope Francis- ever a creature of the left- says that ‘yes, abortion is murder but urges U.S. Roman Catholic bishops NOT to be political by denying so-called ‘Catholic politicians’ Holy Communion.  Folks, is the Pope on the Pro-Death money-go-round, too?  Like BIG PHARMA/vaccine manufacturers, Planned Parenthood and other infanticide-promoting organizations bestow BILLIONS of dollars upon left-wing and unscrupulous politicians and others.  It is akin to one selling their soul to Satan.
  94. 2021 Wednesday T: Moron News I– After little Sandy “The Fly” Cortez attended the $30,000 per plate Met Gala wearing a donated $35,000 designer dress with ‘tax the rich’ stenciled on the back of it, conservative groups are demanding an ethics investigation into perhaps the stupidest member of the U.S. House of Representatives which is indeed saying a lot.  We doubt any ethics investigation will go anywhere.  Look at Ilhan Omar, that woman married her brother to defraud U.S. immigration authorities and she is doing A-Okay.
  95. 2021 Wednesday U: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3595 what with a $17 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 01, 05, 07, 28, 45, and Mega 08.  Out of 108,351 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $17,854 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Dorose Liquor in Chatsworth, CA 91311 and (2) 7-Eleven in Vacaville, CA 95688. Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #885 with a jackpot of $432 million up for grabs: 01, 04, 18, 46, 62, and Power 25.  Out of 93,905 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers for $2,581,768.  The winning ticket was sold at the General Store in Compton, California 90222.
  96. 2021 Wednesday V: The Wrap-Up– As someone who lives in Hawaii, I do not have an opinion on the recall election in California.  However, my colleagues living there say that it may have been a good thing if the Republican National Committee had dumped millions of dollars in the state to wage 24/7 ads blasting what they say is the ‘worst governor in the nation.’  Instead, it became a personality battle between Larry Elder and Governor Gavin Newsom, a battle that could not be won no matter how likable Mr. Elder is and how bad Governor Newsom is.  This is the Democrat Party’s secret weapon- Republican ambivalence.  They look at California and say, “We can’t win there,” and thus they send no money to help turn the tide.  The Republicans say, ‘move forward, we will return next year.’  No, GOP, you won’t.  The numbers of illegals flooding the state and the corruption surrounding the election system there is going to prevent that from occurring just as it will help empower Democrats to win the remaining few House seats currently held by Republicans.  You had your chance, and you blew it, all because the GOP itself is corrupt and unwilling to fight fire with fire.  My colleagues said the proof of election fraud is in the pudding: in less than an hour after the polls closed, the results were in. Amazing how that happens, and Governor Newsom won by Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro numbers.  California is lost forever.
  97. 2022 Thursday: Observation of the Day- Friends, we wish that Rush Limbaugh were still with us because he did predict that the Dems would discover a way by which, they could make elections meaningless and boy was he right.  They have tried to topple our system of elections through corrupting them just as they have by flooding the country with loads of illegal aliens.  The tricky thing about the illegal aliens is that many of them still cling to Christianity, a religion the Democrats despise and detest.  They also want them to get abortions- plenty of them- something your average illegal does not seek because of love of children.  Add to that the fact that the leftists are blatant socialists and have mobs of storm-troopers in the street and one can understand WHY the illegals are drifting more and more to the right and are eagerly registering as Republicans even though- technically- if we abide by the law- they cannot.  However, if it’s good enough for the Dems then it’s good enough for us.  I think it’s going to be  good election cycle.  The question is, can we maintain the wins or will we need to outlaw the Democratic Party?  I say, ‘OUTLAW THEM.’  Chef James “Jimmy” Hall.

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The next album from Cheap Trick is the one that pushed them across the finish line as far as being superstars.  On October 08, 1978, Cheap Trick released their first live album, “Live at Budokan.”  The band had become superstars in Japan what with “I Want You to Want Me” and the version on this album, hyped-up made-for-AM-radio single monopolized the airwaves for weeks and much like the tune, “Surrender,” remains a radio favorite to this day.  This is perhaps one of the all-time best live albums to come out of the 1970’s and would be up there with “Frampton Comes Alive” as a mega-seller.  Once again, the lineup is the same quartet of Rick Nielsen (guitars, backing vocals), Robin Zander (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Tom Petersson (bass, backing vocals), and Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion).  We hope that everyone will visit their favorite site for the absolute best in rock music and will then add it to your never-ending, forever-growing collection of AICPENDBLOG.COM-approved music and DVDs- you will be glad you did.

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Happy birthday, Chef T!


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

[ii] 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.

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

[iv] We 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] We are not sure when we will present the music of the Cars but if you are still with us when we celebrate our second decade of activity, you may see them then so please, stay with us.  We thank you.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvii] IF the charges against Gen. Milley are true- and we pray they aren’t- his name will fall alongside those of Russian FBI spy Robert Hanssen and CIA traitor Aldrich Ames.  Names that every time they are heard cause patriotic Americans to spit.  This scumbag, Gen. Milley, says that ‘his calls to his Chi-Com ‘counterpart’ (we believe, MASTER) were designed to prevent conflict between the Chi-Coms and the U.S.  Folks, we believe that Milley is a creature of Beijing.  This is definitely NOT good.

233. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2022

2022 Sunday: Let us recap: when Donald J. Trump was running for office, the Obama-Biden Deep State targeted him. Once elected, it continued to target him and the targeting continued throughout his time in the White House. The Mueller investigation, two impeachments, the targeting of his friends, family, colleagues, and supporters. It appears that the cabal of Deep State apparatchiks and their approved elected politicians will continue this unfair targeting far into the future.

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POLITICS FROM A MOUNTAIN CHEF’S PERSPECTIVE

233. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2022:

Raksha Bandhan (Hindu holiday)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Wilson; U.S. Treasury Secretary C. Douglas Dillon; U.S. Senator Jon Tester; Russian President Boris Yeltsin, Soviet Union leaders Mikhail Gorbachev and Gennady Yanayev, the Clash featuring Joe Strummer, Deep Purple and Trapeze featuring Glenn Hughes, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Grace Slick, and Journey featuring Steve Smith:

  1. 230 Saturday: St. Pontian begins his reign as the 18th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would follow in the footsteps of his predecessor, the 17th pontiff, Pope St. Urban I.  St. Pontian would serve from today until September 28, 235.
  2. 1321 Thursday: The citizens of Chignon, France, burn 160 Jews at the stake.
  3. 1609 Friday: Galileo Galilei demonstrated his new telescope to a group of officials atop the Campanile in Venice.
  4. 1614 Thursday: Nearly four years after her courtiers sealed her off in her castle chambers, palace officials discover 54-year-old Transylvanian Countess Elizabeth Bathory, dead.  They believed her complicit in the killings of dozens, possibly hundreds, of young women and girls, and it was these crimes that led to her entombment in her chambers.
  5. 1680 Wednesday: After heavy fighting, the Pueblo Indians take control of Santa Fe, New Mexico, from the Spanish.
  6. 1703 Tuesday: The Turkish army removes Sultan Mustafa II from power.
  7. 1798 Tuesday: The 4th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Wilson died in Washington, D.C., on this date.  President George Washington nominated Wilson to the court, and he served from September 26, 1789, until today.
  8. 1831 Sunday: Nat Turner led a violent slave rebellion in Virginia, resulting in the deaths of at least fifty-five white people.  After turning himself in to authorities, Turner underwent execution to serve as a warning to all other slaves who might be crazy enough to consider revolt against their masters.
  9. 1841 Saturday: On this date, John Hampton received a patent for venetian blinds.
  10. 1858 Saturday: The first of seven debates between Illinois senatorial contenders Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas took place.
  11. 1863 Friday: Pro-Confederate raiders under the command of William Quantrill attacked Lawrence, Kansas, massacring the men and destroying the town’s buildings.
  12. 1878 Wednesday: The American Bar Association organizes at Sarasota, New York.
  13. 1888 Tuesday: William Seward Burroughs patents the adding machine.
  14. 1897 Saturday: Oldsmobile begins production as a division of General Motors Corporation.
  15. 1909 Saturday: In Geneva, Switzerland, future 57th U.S. Treasury Secretary C. Douglas Dillon is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Baines Johnson from January 21, 1961, to April 01, 1965.
  16. 1911 Monday: In Paris, brash thieves stole Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” from the Louvre Museum.  However, two years later, authorities recovered the painting in Italy.
  17. 1912 Wednesday: The Boy Scouts of America named its first Eagle Scout, Arthur Rose Eldred of Troop I in Rockville Centre, New York.
  18. 1914 Friday: The French army launches an offensive against the Germans in the Ardennes and along the Somme; meanwhile, the Germans continue overrunning Belgium.
  19. 1923 Tuesday: In Kalamazoo, Michigan, local government passed an ordinance forbidding dancers from gazing into the eyes of their partner.  Had this ordinance not occurred, the next thing you know, the dancers could be out behind the bar shtupping one another.
  20. 1931 Friday: Babe Ruth hits his 600th home run off George Blaeholder of the St. Louis Browns baseball team.
  21. 1938 Sunday: In Fascist Italy, the Duce forbids Jews from teaching in grammar and high schools.
  22. 1940 Wednesday: Exiled Communist revolutionary Leon Trotsky died in a Mexican hospital from wounds inflicted by an assassin the previous day.
  23. 1942 Friday: During Case Blau, German Alpine troops plant the Nazi flag atop Mt. Elbrus in the Caucasus on this date.
  24. 1943 Saturday: Japanese troops begin pulling out of the Aleutian Islands during World War II.
  25. 1944 Monday: The United States, Britain, the Soviet Union, and China opened talks at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington that helped pave the way for the establishment of the United Nations.  The talks would conclude on October 07, 1944.
  26. 1945 Tuesday: President Truman ended the Lend-Lease program that had shipped about $50 billion in aid to America’s Allies during World War II.
  27. 1952 Thursday: Glenn Hughes—future bassist/vocalist with BOTH Trapeze[i] and Deep Purple[ii]—was born in Cannock, England, on this date as was future guitarist/vocalist of the Clash[iii], Joe Strummer who, interestingly enough, was born in Ankara, Turkey, on this date.
  28. 1954 Saturday: In Whitman, Massachusetts, future drummer with Journey 1979-1996, Steve Smith, is born.
  29. 1956 Tuesday: In Havre, Montana, future Democratic senator from the same state- Jon Tester- is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2007.
  30. 1959 Friday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed an executive order making Hawaii the nation’s 50th state.
  31. 1963 Wednesday: South Vietnam declared martial law as police and army troops began a violent crackdown on Buddhist anti-government protesters.
  32. 1967 Thursday: China reports the downing of two U.S. bombers during the Vietnam War.
  33. 1968 Saturday: Radio Prague, Czechoslovakia, announces a Soviet invasion of the country at 12:50 a.m.  Meanwhile, in Chicago, Illinois, the Democratic National Convention opens for business.
  34. 1971 Monday: Laura Baugh, at the age of sixteen, won the United States Women’s Amateur Golf tournament.  She was the youngest winner in the history of the organization to do so.
  35. 1972 Wednesday: After calling the police at a band concert, “pigs,” the police responded by spraying mace all over the Jefferson Airplane’s[iv] Grace Slick.  That will teach her.  
  36. 1983 Sunday: Moments after stepping off a plane at Manila International Airport, hired hitmen shot Philippine opposition leader Benigno S. Aquino Jr. dead.  The famous Filipino was in the act of returning home to end his self-imposed exile in the United States.  He should have remained in the U.S.    
  37. 1984 Tuesday: Victoria Roche, a reserve outfielder, became the first girl ever to compete in a Little League World Series game.
  38. 1988 Sunday: After 8 years of war, a cease-fire between Iran and Iraq goes into effect.
  39. 1989 Monday: Voyager 2, an American space probe, came close to the planet Neptune’s moon, Triton.
  40. 1991 Wednesday: The hardline coup against Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev ended.  The uprising led to the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union and the person who led the movement was President Boris Yeltsin.  Meanwhile due to the trouble, Latvia declares independence from a crumbling USSR.  The man who deposed him and who served as the FINAL leader of the Soviet Union from 08-19-to-08-21-1991, Gennady Yanayev stepped down from his post.
  41. 1992 Friday: An 11-day siege began at the cabin of white separatist Randy Weaver in Ruby Ridge, Idaho, as government agents tried to arrest Weaver for failing to appear in court on charges of selling two illegal sawed-off shotguns; on the first day of the siege, Weaver’s teenage son, Samuel, and Deputy U.S. Marshal William Deegan died in the unnecessary fray.
  42. 1993 Saturday: NASA lost contact with the Mars Observer spacecraft.  The fate of the $980 million mission’s spacecraft is unknown to this date.
  43. 1994 Sunday: On this date, Ernesto Zedillo won the Mexican presidential election.
  44. 1995 Monday: ABC News settled a $10 billion libel suit by apologizing to Philip Morris for reporting the tobacco giant had manipulated the amount of nicotine in its cigarettes.  Even back in 1995, the Fake News media was spinning stories to suit its narrative, not telling the truth.  They should have had to pay ten times that amount.  
  45. 2000 Monday: Rescue efforts to reach the sunken Russian nuclear submarine Kursk with divers announcing that none of the 118 crewmembers and officers aboard had survived the mishap.
  46. 2010 Saturday: The United States undergoes a salmonella scare, as hundreds of people become ill by tainted eggs; authorities recall eggs from across the nation.
  47. 2012 Tuesday: In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, at least twenty people die from an outbreak of the Ebola virus.
  48. 2013 Wednesday: A corruption investigation continues after a Cairo criminal court releases former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak from Tora prison.
  49. 2014 Thursday:  According to Brainy History, over 250 Russian trucks enter embattled eastern Ukraine without permission to deliver humanitarian aid; NATO questions the true intent of the convoy, claiming that Russia has used deceptive ‘aid’ convoys in other conflicts.  Meanwhile, calling it a “miraculous day,” an American doctor infected with the dreaded Ebola virus left his isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta; Dr. Kent Brantley warmly hugged his physicians and nurses, showing the world that he posed no public health risk one month after becoming ill with the virus.
  50. 2015 Friday: Brainy History—the world’s greatest online site for current information—says, certain members of Greece’s Syriza party form the Popular Unity Party, which opposes the current European Union bailout; Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who ran on a Syriza anti-bailout platform, resigned after accepting the bailout terms against voter wishes.
  51. 2016 Sunday: At the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics, thanks to Kevin Durant scoring thirty points, the U.S. Olympic Basketball Team keeps the title with a comfortable win over Serbia, 96-66.
  52. 2017 Monday: In a spate of ongoing accidents, the USS John McCain collides with an oil tanker off Singapore injuring five and another ten missing at sea.  There is some speculation that the Chi-Coms might be hacking vital U.S. Naval codes and causing mishaps for American ships on the high seas.  Meanwhile, a judge orders Johnson & Johnson to fork over $47 million to a woman who successfully sued over talcum powder causing uterine cancer.  We will keep an eye on this…
  53. 2018 Tuesday: Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s ‘fixer’ pleads guilty for having paid hush money payments to people like Stormy Daniels and other women with whom then citizen Trump purportedly had affairs with, all undercover and using campaign funds.  Nothing ever came back on the President, but Cohen went to prison until COVID-19 in 2020 would spring him from federal prison.  Meanwhile, in a federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, President Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, pleads guilty to eight counts of fraud resulting from the “Trump-Russia Collusion” caper, all because of process crimes or tax evasion and not ones committed on behalf of the president or the candidate.
  54. 2019 Wednesday:  President Donald Trump cancels his upcoming state visit to Denmark after labeling Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen ‘nasty’ for laughing at his suggestion the United States ‘buy Greenland.’  Folks, buying Greenland would be akin to buying Alaska, the mineral resources are underdeveloped as well as the fact that it would also put a damper on Russian expansion north of the Arctic Circle.  The Russians claim almost everything around the North Pole as theirs to which, we should give them a strong brushback.  BUY GREENLAND!
  55. 2020 Friday: USPS Postmaster General Louis Dejoy testified before the U.S. Senate today, albeit remotely, answering questions about changes occurring in the U.S. Postal Service.  Democrats were rude as is the norm, demanding “YES” or “NO” answers to weighty questions, basically accusing the man of trying to steal the election in November.  Problem for the Democrats is this: THEY are the ones trying to steal the election and always accuse others of what they themselves are doing.  It never fails.  Meanwhile, actress Lori Loughlin gets two months in prison for the college admissions scandal while hubby, Mossimo Giannuli gets five months.  Liberals are crying saying Crystal Mason, black mother of three, got five years in prison for voting when she was a felon and failed to know it was illegal for her to vote.  Folks, felons understand when they leave prison they cannot own guns, practice law, serve on juries, or vote so stop with the sniveling already, Robert B. Reich, Charlotte Clymer, and all the rest of the leftist mob.  It is what the f**k it is. Granted, Loughlin and Giannuli should have gotten two years and five years respectively but remember, liberals, they are members of YOUR tribe so why are you bitching?
  56. 2020 Friday A: Democrats are celebrating “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s acceptance speech the previous night at the Democratic National Convention.  What is clear is that the organizers presented a ‘canned speech,’ and one can only imagine the number of takes required to make it appear seamless.  IF Joe truly gave the speech live and in one take, then he should be willing to debate at least four times.  What does he have to lose, Dems, he is so flipping brilliant, so get him out there and on the stump?  (Note- we still believe something will befall him and his wife prior to Election Day.  The Dems will then use emotions to elect whomever their ticket ends up becoming.  We shall see).
  57. 2020 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 22,589,017 confirmed cases, UP by 73,804 cases, 792,475 confirmed deaths, UP by 2,650 deaths, and 14,457,309 confirmed recoveries, UP by 76,261 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 5,551,793 confirmed cases, UP by 44,864 new cases, 173,490 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,074 new deaths, and 2,852,221 confirmed recoveries, UNKNOWN because there is no report of new recoveries.  (For some reason, the reportage of U.S. statistics has stagnated, so we have to look everywhere across the Internet seeking current figures.  Could it be…politics?).
  58. 2020 Friday C: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 650,336 confirmed cases, UP 5,585 cases, 11,821 confirmed deaths, UP by 135, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 5,844 confirmed cases, UP by 235 (according to yesterday) forty-five confirmed deaths, UP by three, and 1,716 confirmed recoveries, UP by fifty-four.  Finally, in the Ever Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 69,389 confirmed cases, UP by 223, 1,837 confirmed deaths, UP by five, but like California, the halfwit governor, Jay Inslee, will not share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let us look at one other state we have not looked at before: South Carolina: the state claims 110,378 confirmed cases, 2,459 confirmed deaths, and no mention of confirmed recoveries.  Sad
  59. 2020 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals- here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 27,930.33, UP 190.60 points (+0.69%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  11,311.80, UP 46.85 points (+0.42%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,397.16, UP 11.65 points (+0.34%).  Price of GOLD: $1,947.40 per troy oz., +0.40 (+0.02%).  Here is the price of SILVER: $26.88 per troy oz., +0.153 (+0.57%).  Price of PLATINUM: $926.30 per troy oz., +0.20 (+0.02%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.93 per #, +0.0009 (+0.31%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $42.25, -0.09 (-0.21%).  Today, one dollar U.S. = 6.92 PRC yuan while one dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros.
  60. 2020 Friday E: In Portland, Oregon, the POS scumbag who shocked the civilized world with his unprovoked violent assault on passing motorist Adam Haner fell into the hands of the cops.  This past Sunday night, Marquise Love beat Mr. Haner senseless and after doing so delivered a violent roundhouse kick to the prone man’s head which caused an intense manhunt for Mr. Love.  The cowardly POS turned himself into the cops lest they shoot him like the dog he is.  These violent scumbags need eradication as though they were wild rabid dogs, we wholeheartedly urge law enforcement to go after the Antifa Brown Shirts and the Black Lives Matter thugs and begin taking them OUT.  A law-based, constitutional republic cannot permit Marxist-inspired anarchy to destroy American cities.  If retribution cannot be obtained legally, then star chambers must undergo establishment for the good of the people.  
  61. 2020 Friday F: Alexei Navalny, the anti-Vladimir Putin critic poisoned earlier in the week by suspected Putin operatives finally receives permission from Moscow for German paramedics to airlift him to Berlin for medical treatment.  Once again, Putin has let everyone know it was HIM who did this because poisoning is his mode of silencing critics.  Speaking of Russians, U.S. law enforcement agents arrested former U.S. Army Green Beret, 45-year-old Peter Rafael Dziubinski Debbins on charges that he has been spying for the GRU since December 1996 to January 2011.  Shame on you, you POS.
  62. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 212,161,905 confirmed cases, +613,209, 4,436,893 confirmed deaths, +20,670 and 189,792,895 confirmed recoveries, +493,461.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 38,519,294 confirmed cases, UP 120,698 from yesterday’s reporting, 644,840 confirmed deaths, UP 728, [v] and 30,463,056 confirmed recoveries, UP 23,817.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vi]  
  63. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 326,252 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 77,826 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,227,891 confirmed cases, 65,096 confirmed deaths, and 2,222,264 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,086,559 confirmed cases, 41,990 confirmed deaths, and 2,322,517 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 55,206 confirmed cases, 563 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 530,328 confirmed cases, 6,400 confirmed deaths, and 240,895 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., West Virginia: they have 177,533 confirmed cases, 3,008 confirmed deaths, and 165,720 confirmed recoveries. [vii]   
  65. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 985,341 confirmed cases, 6,775 confirmed deaths, and 911,013 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Monaco, 186th country on the list: 3,129 cases of the virus, 33 confirmed deaths and 2,990 confirmed recoveries. [viii]     
  66. 2021 Saturday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,120.08, UP 225.96 points (+0.65%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,714.66, UP 172.88 points (+1.19%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,441.67, UP 35.87 points (+0.81%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $61.86 per barrel, -0.28 (-0.45%).  The price of GOLD is $1,782.60 per troy oz., -1.40 (-0.08%) while the price of SILVER is $22.97 per troy ounce, -0.14 (-0.61%).  The price of PLATINUM is $991.20 per troy oz, -3.00 (-0.30%) while the price of COPPER is $4.15 per pound, +0.01 (+0.19%). [ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,275.02 per troy oz, -37.56 (-1.62%). [x] The price of RHODIUM is $18,500.00 per troy oz., -500.00 (-2.63%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,553.75 per troy oz., +10.50 (+0.41%).  [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000020.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.50 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.35.     In Tajikistan Somoni, one greenback equals 11.40 and in South African Rand, a buck equal 15.29 and in South Korean Won, one dollar equals 1,175.50 of theirs.[xii]        
  67. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have dropped to $4.396 per gallon, $2.985 in Florida, $4.086 in Hawaii, and $3.908 in Washington state. [xiii]    Let us look at one other location- Oregon: $3.801.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Poland: $5.604 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,669,087,460,982 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Singapore, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Saudi Arabia with $136 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2021 Saturday F: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News– A new report says that back in June, senile Joe Biden told U.S. allies that Kabul could hold out for the foreseeable future.  It took the Taliban less than a week to overrun the country, arrive at the gates of Kabul, and then infest the city.   Joe Biden is also considering demanding public airlines to begin flying Afghan refugees wherever the government decides to send them, FREE.  Meanwhile, the evacuation out of Kabul is becoming problematic as ISIS is descending on the airport.  God know what could happen next, especially when the U.S. embassy staff still on scene is warning Americans NOT to come to Kabul for evacuation.  WTF?
  69. 2021 Saturday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, today is Day No. 150 for the acclaimed ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris[xvi] to be in charge of the U.S.-Mexico border and Day No. 57 since her one and only visit.  We hope she takes the job seriously but as most Californians know, she is incapable of whatever the job is.  Next, here are the numbers for the illegal alien tidal wave overrunning our country as presented by One America News.  First, here is the cost for just today of caring for these foreigners: $768,303,104.  Second, here is the money spent on caring for these noncitizens overrunning the country for the year so far: $255,014,928,384.  Third, here are the numbers reported to have crossed into El Norte for the year: 2,613,698.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate for the number of illegal aliens roaming the country: 36,613,700.   (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Governor Doug Ducey, R-AZ, is extending the deployment of the Copper State’s National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to help U.S. Border Patrol combat the invasion of illegal aliens.
  70. 2021 Saturday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– The people of Australia are growing angrier with their government over the harsh lockdown measures imposed on the population by a tyrannical regime over COVID-19.  Protesters clashed with law enforcement in two of the country’s biggest cities.  Good for you, people, good for you.
  71. 2021 Saturday I: Covid-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-and Authoritarianism News– As various left-wing-controlled school districts in the Sunshine State continue trying to buck NO MASK MANDATE in the state’s schools, “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis gives the schools an ultimatum: respect the ban or lose funding.  In other news, comedic hack Seth Meyers says the “GOP is lying about masks.”  Seth: The Red States are leading the way in recovering from the COVID crisis so STFU.  Elsewhere, the University of Virginia has disenrolled 238 students who have refused to get the Chi-Com Virus vaccines.  Good for the students.
  72. 2021 Saturday J: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump endorsed former Silver State Attorney General Adam Laxalt, Republican, for U.S. senator.  Meanwhile, President Trump held a massive rally in Cullman, Alabama, to promote Rep. Mo Brooks, R-AL 5th congressional district, is his bid for the open U.S. Senate seat when Senator Richard Shelby retires next year.  At least 15,000-20,000 people were inside and another 20,000-to-30,000 were outside.  Amazing.  President Trump also said that Joe Biden owes the American people an apology for the unnecessary chaos occurring in Afghanistan.  
  73. 2021 Saturday K: Joe Biden News I– Since “Chi-Com Joe” Biden is taking so much heat for the disaster occurring in Afghanistan, the senile regime leader cancels his trip home to Delaware for the weekend which means, next week, he will be combative, disrespectful, and unstable.  Going to be interesting to watch.   Speaking of the feeble dictator, his poll numbers continue tanking as new cases of the Wuhan Virus Crisis continue rising.
  74. 2021 Saturday L: Political News I– Rep. Rob Wittman, R-VA 1st congressional district, is sponsoring a bill with which to convene hearings on the disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan.  Meanwhile, Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch says the brief released by the Capitol Hill Police Department is a ‘panic, manic legal defense of unbridled secrecy surrounding the Capitol Hill Riots of January 06, 2021.’  According to Mr. Fitton, there was a lot of communications going back and forth between U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district and higher-ups in the Capitol Hill Police Department.  Friends, we can make a fairly good guess as to what was going on and all of it was to launch a FALSE FLAG OPERATION to try to destroy President Donald J. Trump.  WE know.
  75. 2021 Saturday M: Political News II– The Chamber of Commerce is running ads for moderate Democrats fighting to separate the ‘infrastructure bill’ from the ‘budget reconciliation’ BS bill House leader “Mumbles” Pelosi is fighting to shove through to bankrupt the country.  In other BS news, Governor “Slimy Phil” Murphy signed a bill that preventing New Jersey state prisons from contracting with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  What a POS.  Next, the U.S. State Department reports that it has been hit by a cyberattack.  Why are we not surprised?  Finally, former Acting CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan says ‘it’s not surprising that “Kooky Kamala” Harris is ‘missing’ on Afghanistan.
  76. 2021 Saturday N: U.S. Supreme Court News I– The U.S. Supreme Court- ever fearful of the Biden regime packing the body- has put a hold on lower court rulings to reinstate the “Remain in Mexico” policy for the millions of illegal aliens swamping the country all requesting ‘asylum.’
  77. 2021 Saturday O: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– Radio talk show host Phil Valentine lost his battle with COVID-19 today.  When the famed conservative came down with the ‘VID, liberals laughed and mocked him because he believed in personal choice when it came to wearing masks and/or getting the vaccine.  They are probably doing the jig now.  God bless you, Mr. Valentine.  Elsewhere, famed country music performer Tom T. Hall is dead at age 85.  Next, the Reverend Jesse Jackson and his wife entered the hospital today as both tested positive for the Kung Flu.
  78. 2021 Saturday P: New York State News– Soon-to-be-ex-Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov declared a state of emergency today as Hurricane Henri approaches the region.  Reporters asked the loser as to WHY he didn’t hand off to Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul who will become the first female governor of the Empire State on Tuesday?  The ‘governor’ hemmed and hawed as to how he was doing ‘his duty.’  Loser, just go.  NOW.
  79. 2021 Saturday Q: Texas State News– The Texas voting laws now are on the fast track since the fugitive Democrats returned home after 33 days in Washington, D.C.  They fled there to stop the necessary quorum from being formed and only came home when the courts said that Texas law enforcement authorities could arrest them.
  80. 2021 Saturday R: California Lottery Results-Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3588 what with a $10 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers: 12, 22, 36, 39, 59, and Mega 04.  Out of 91,589 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had five numbers BUT NO Mega for a prize of $33,286.  The winning ticket was sold at Texas Liquor in National City, CA 91950.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #874 with a jackpot of $290 million up for grabs: 16, 28, 36, 39, 59, and Powerball 04.  Out of 101,268 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FOUR plus the Powerball for a prize of $18,305 apiece.
  81. 2022 Sunday: Let us recap: when Donald J. Trump was running in office, the Obama-Biden Deep State targeted him.  Once elected, it continued to target him and the targeting continued throughout his time in office.  The Mueller investigation, two impeachments, the targeting of his friends, family, colleagues, and supporters.  It appears that the cabal of Deep State apparatchiks and their approved elected politicians will continue this unfair targeting far into the future.  The latest story to unfold is that the Joestapo raid targeting Mar-a-Lago was seeking information related to Crossfire Hurricane, to appropriate it and then to destroy it so that evidence of the corruption that set it in motion can never and will never come to light.  This should tell us there’s fear amongst the Deep State that divine judgment is on the horizon, which means they will become even more dangerous in their death throes.  Be aware.                                                                                                   

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0929 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “On the Wing.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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With some bands, the well never seems to run dry and with the Beach Boys (and Grateful Dead), it seemingly never does.  Thus, we have “Becoming the Beach Boys: The Complete Hite and Dorinda Morgan Sessions,” released on December 06, 2016.  There are nine tunes here- some heretofore unreleased- featuring multiple takes from some of the earliest sessions the legendary surf-rockers ever recorded.  We have (1) “Surfin’” (9 takes); (2) “Luau” (9 takes); (3) “Lavender” (6 takes/rehearsals); (4) “Surfin’ Safari” (7 takes); (5) “Surfer Girl” (8 takes); (6) “Judy” (6 takes) (7) “Beach Boys Stomp” (5 takes) (8) “Barbie” (6 takes), and (9) “What Is a Young Girl Made Of?” (7 takes).  If you are a diehard, veteran completist as are we, you definitely must seek this one out and make it part of your daily listening pleasure.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] We first began promoting the music of Trapeze beginning on Monday, 15-October-2018 through Saturday, 27-October-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed band out and consider adding it to your collection.

[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 look forward to promoting the music of the Clash at some point in the next decade.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvi] Speaking of “Kooky Kamala” Harris, she is going to the Bay Area in California to campaign for Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom who is in the fight of his life to keep his seat.  Thus, one loser will be campaigning for another loser.  This should be fun to watch.

178. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2022

42. 1988 Monday: At Atlantic City, New Jersey, Mike Tyson knocks out Michael “The Jinx” Spinks in 91 SECONDS, which earns “Iron Mike” $67 million, improves his pro record to 35-0, and retains the WBA, WBC, and the IBF titles while winning The Ring magazine’s heavyweight title. The crowd- and the fans at home who paid a massive price for pay-per-view- were in a state of shock at the swiftness of the victory.

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178. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2022:

U.S. Attorney General Tom C. Clark; Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan; U.S. Secretary of State Edward Stettinius Jr.; The Beach Boys featuring Bruce Johnston, Hot Tuna and the Jefferson Airplane featuring Joey Covington, the Who featuring John Entwistle, and Yes featuring Chris Squire:

  1. 678 Thursday: St. Agatho begins his reign as the 79th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until January 10, 681.
  2. 1580 Friday: Duke van Alva of Spain and his army occupy neighboring Portugal.
  3. 1743 Thursday: On the battlefield in Bavaria, George II personally leads troops into battle.  It is the last time a British monarch would command troops in the field.
  4. 1778 Saturday: After the British left, the Liberty Bell returns to Philadelphia.
  5. 1787 Wednesday: English historian Edward Gibbon completed work on his six-volume work, “The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.”
  6. 1806 Friday: The British occupy Buenos Aires.
  7. 1844 Thursday: An outraged mob in Carthage, Illinois, killed Mormon leader Joseph Smith and his brother, Hyrum.
  8. 1846 Saturday: Construction workers linked New York City and Boston with telegraph wires on this date.
  9. 1847 Sunday: On this date, New York and Boston were now linked by telegraph wires.
  10. 1864 Monday: Confederate forces could repel a frontal assault by Union troops in the Civil War Battle of Kennesaw Mountain in Georgia.
  11. 1867 Thursday: The Bank of California opens its doors to customers.
  12. 1876 Tuesday: The Democrat Party selects Samuel J. Tilden as its presidential candidate.
  13. 1880 Sunday: Author-lecturer Hellen Keller, who lived most of her life without sight or hearing, was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama.
  14. 1885 Saturday: Chichester Bell and Charles S. Tainter applied for a patent for the gramophone.  The government granted it to them on May 04, 1886.    
  15. 1890 Friday: When opponent, Nunc Wallace’s corner throws in the towel in the 19th round of a scheduled 30 round professional boxing match, George Dixon becomes the first black boxing champion fighting in the bantamweight class.  With the victory, Dixon’s record went to 12-1-9 and he won the inaugural bantamweight title.
  16. 1893 Tuesday: The New York Stock Market crashed.  By the end of the year, 600 banks and 74 railroads had gone out of business. 
  17. 1895 Thursday: The inaugural run of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad’s Royal Blue from Washington, D.C., to New York, the first U.S. passenger train to use electric locomotives, occurred on this date.
  18. 1914 Saturday: Jack Johnson beats Frank Moran on points in the 20th round to retain the heavyweight boxing title of the world.  In so doing, he improved his record to 52-5-11-3
  19. 1918 Thursday: Two German pilots were saved by parachutes for the first time in history.
  20. 1922 Tuesday: The first Newberry Medal, recognizing excellent in children’s literature, was awarded in Detroit to “The Story of Mankind” by Hendrik Willem van Loon.
  21. 1924 Friday: Democrats offered Mrs. Leroy Springs for the vice-presidential nomination, which made her the first woman considered for the job.
  22. 1927 Monday: The U.S. Marines adopted the English bulldog as their mascot.
  23. 1929 Thursday: German President Paul von Hindenburg declares that his country will not repay the reparations demanded of it by the victors of World War I.  Elsewhere, scientists at Bell Laboratories in New York revealed a system for transmitting television pictures.
  24. 1931 Saturday: Igor Sikorsky filed U.S. Patent 1,994,488, which marked the breakthrough in helicopter technology.
  25. 1941 Friday: Rumanian government forces launch one of the most violent pogroms in Jewish history in the city of Iasi, resulting in the murder of at least 13,266 Jews.   This was the price the Rumanians had to pay being allies of the Axis powers.  They would also send more than 100,000 soldiers to fight in Russia alongside their German, Italian, and Hungarian partners.
  26. 1942 Saturday: The FBI announced the arrests of eight Nazi saboteurs put ashore in Florida and Long Island, New York.  All underwent trial and received sentences of death; six were executed while two were spared for turning themselves in and cooperating with U.S. authorities.  Elsewhere, future Beach Boy[i], Bruce Johnston, was born in Peoria, Illinois, on this date.
  27. 1944 Tuesday: During World War II, American forces liberated the French port of Cherbourg from the Germans.  
  28. 1945 Wednesday: Joey Covington, drummer for both the Jefferson Airplane[ii] and Hot Tuna[iii], was born on this date in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.  He would become the third drummer for the Airplane, taking Spencer Dryden’s place behind the drum kit.   Elsewhere, the 48th U.S. Secretary of State Edward Stettinius Jr. left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman from December 01, 1944, to July 27, 1945, and then became America’s first UN ambassador under Truman.  Meanwhile, the 59th U.S. Attorney General Tom C. Clark assumed his position on today’s date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until July 26, 1949, and then moved up to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  29. 1950 Tuesday: The U.N. Security Council passed a resolution calling on member nations to help South Korea repel an invasion from the North.  Meanwhile, President Harry S. Truman ordered the Air Force and Navy into the Korean conflict.
  30. 1954 Sunday: CIA-sponsored guerillas overthrow the legitimate government of Guatemala.
  31. 1957 Thursday: More than 500 people were killed when Hurricane Audrey- a Category 4 storm- slammed through coastal Louisiana and Texas.  Authorities placed the official death toll from the storm at 390, although a variety of state, federal, and local sources have estimated the loss of life at between 400 and 600.  
  32. 1960 Monday: British Somaliland becomes part of Somalia.
  33. 1962 Wednesday: In Palo Alto, California, future Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan is born.  Of no political party, he would serve under President Donald J. Trump from January 01, 2019, to June 23, 2019.
  34. 1969 Friday: Police raid the Stonewall Gay Bar in Greenwich Village, New York, which leads to a riot of more than 1,000 patrons against the cops lasing three days.
  35. 1971 Sunday: After only three years in business, rock promoter Bill Graham closes the Fillmore East in New York, the “Church of Rock and Roll.”
  36. 1973 Wednesday: John W. Dean tells the Watergate Commission about the ‘enemies list’ of President Richard M. Nixon.  Elsewhere, the President of Uruguay Juan María Bordaberry dissolves parliament and establishes a dictatorship.
  37. 1974 Thursday: President Richard M. Nixon opened an official visit to the Soviet Union.
  38. 1976 Sunday: Air France Flight 139 (Tel Aviv-Athens-Paris) experiences a hijacking en route to Paris by the PLO and flies to Entebbe, Uganda, instead.
  39. 1977 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules 4-4 that it is permissible for attorneys to advertise.  Meanwhile, France grants independence to Djibouti.
  40. 1981 Saturday: The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China issues its “Resolution on Certain Questions in the History of our Party since the Founding of the People’s Republic of China,” laying the blame for the Cultural Revolution on Mao Zedong—this is what communists do: blame their leaders for their failures.
  41. 1985 Thursday: Transportation Department officials remove U.S. Route 66 from the United States Highway System.
  42. 1988 Monday: At Atlantic City, New Jersey, Mike Tyson knocks out Michael “The Jinx” Spinks in 91 SECONDS, which earns “Iron Mike” $67 million, improves his pro record to 35-0, and retains the WBA, WBC, and the IBF titles while winning The Ring magazine’s heavyweight title.  The crowd- and the fans at home who paid a massive price for pay-per-view- were in a state of shock at the quickness of the victory.  Elsewhere, at least 56 people were killed when a commuter train ran into a stationary train at the Gare de Lyon terminal in Paris.
  43. 1990 Wednesday: NASA announced that a flaw in the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope, was preventing the instrument from achieving optimum focus.  The problem was traced to a mirror that had not been ground to exact specifications; corrective optics were later installed to repair the problem and now, all is good.
  44. 1991 Thursday: Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first black jurist to sit on the nation’s highest court, announced his retirement. His departure led to the contentious nomination of one of the finest jurors anywhere, Clarence Thomas, to succeed him.  Elsewhere, after declaring independence two days prior, Yugoslav troops, tanks and aircraft invade Slovenia, starting the Ten-Day War.
  45. 2002 Thursday: In Paradise, Nevada, John Entwistle, bassist, horn, and secondary vocalist with the Who[iv] dies from a cocaine-induced heart attack prior to the Who launching a major North American tour; he was 57 years old. 
  46. 2005 Monday: Heir to the Wal-Mart John T. Walton dies when his ultra-light aircraft crashes upon takeoff from Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
  47. 2006 Tuesday: The Iraqi Special Tribunal announces that former dictator Saddam Hussein and six of his cohorts will go on trial for their lives on August 21.  They have some answers over actions used to exterminate more than 100,000 Kurds back in the 1980s in what came to be known as the Anfal Genocide. 
  48. 2007 Wednesday: Tony Blair resigns as British prime minister, a position he had held since 1997.  Elsewhere, things are going from bad to worse in Iran as protesters take to the streets in Tehran angry over the rationing of gasoline in an oil-rich nation as well as rising inflation.  Drag the mullahs out, hang from construction cranes.  (Note- hanging people from construction cranes in Islamist Iran is one of their favorite pastimes).
  49. 2008 Friday: Bill Gates resigns from Microsoft to devote his energies to his charity work.  Elsewhere, as a show of good faith, the North Koreans destroy the cooling tower at the Yongbyon Scientific Nuclear Research Center.  Things are dire in the country, people are starving, and the leadership doesn’t want to end up like the Ceausescu Family following the collapse of communism in the early 1990s.
  50. 2009 Saturday: The Taliban claim credit for an attack in the Pakistani-administered portion of Kashmir that kills 2 soldiers going about their business.  Meanwhile, after a 10-month breakup over Russia’s aggression in Georgia, Russia and NATO agree to restore diplomats.   There was hope in the world back then, real hope that maybe ALL of Europe might find a way to unite with one another.  What the hell happened?  NATO’s continued encirclement of the former Soviet Union and the making of modern Russia into a bogeyman.
  51. 2010 Sunday: In Matam, Senegal, all hell breaks out at a 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer match leading to the deaths of at least 11 people and numerous injuries to loads of others.  All in the name of soccer, folks, all in the name of soccer.  Elsewhere, in northern Pakistan, military jets light up a Taliban compound blowing 14 people to hang with Allah sooner than any of them planned while leaving at least another eight messed up in one way or another.  Excellent work, boys, outstanding work, you frigging dimwits.
  52. 2011 Monday: The Los Angeles Dodgers files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  Elsewhere, the government of Afghanistan points the finger of blame at the neighboring Pakistanis, accusing them of rocket attacks that have slain at least 20 of their peace-loving civilians.  Islamabad says, ‘we know nothing.’   Meanwhile, the peace-loving Iranians say they are going to test-fire a new missile that they claim is capable of hitting Israel or southern Europe.  Nice to have peaceful folks like these in the neighborhood.
  53. 2012 Wednesday: After negotiations with creditors fail, the California city of Stockton files for bankruptcy protection, making it the largest city in the U.S. to do so.  Elsewhere, as things continue going from bad to worse in Syria, President Bashar al-Assad declares a state of war now exists in his country as rampaging mobs begin pouring into the capital city of Damascus.   As time passes, global leaders will demand that President Assad must go yet, he never goes.  World leaders go and he is still there.
  54. 2013 Thursday: China’s president, Xi Jinping, and South Korean President Park Geun-hye meet for four days of talks aimed at reducing tensions on the Korean Peninsula— why did no one invite the North Koreans. Elsewhere, a federal grand jury issues a 30-count formal accusation against surviving Boston bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.  (Note- they should have shot this POS dead the moment they found him hiding in the boat).
  55. 2014 Friday: Bobby Womack, outstanding vocalist and songwriter died at the age of 70.  Elsewhere, Human Rights Watch announces that the ISIS thugs have murdered at least 160 POWS in ISIS-overrun city of Tikrit, Iraq.  It’s what these murdering scumbags do- behead their captives which is why napalm would do one hell of a job of eliminating the vermin.
  56. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, the Greek Parliament votes in favor of holding a referendum on July 5th regarding whether the country should accept reforms in exchange for continued bailouts; current bailouts expire on June 30th, the day that a $1.8 billion debt payment is due.  In Phoenix, Arizona, Chris Squire—famed bassist with the British rock band, Yes[v], —lost his battle with leukemia on this date; he was 67 years old.
  57. 2016 Monday: Once again demonstrating their anthesis towards the American people, a short-handed U.S. Supreme Court strikes down a Texas abortion law 5-3.  Elsewhere, the ISIS thugs carry their criminal activity north from Syria into southern Lebanon where they assault a peaceful village of Qaa.  In the resulting mayhem, the jihadists kill at least six poor souls and injure another 13 before being driven back into war-torn Syria.
  58. 2017 Tuesday: According to Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook has crossed the 2 billion users’ plateau.  Boy, George Orwell would have loved this!  Meanwhile, the European Union SLAMS Google for unfair competition practices and hands them a bill for $2.7 billion.  Boy, that will teach that worthless POS Sundar Pichai!  Elsewhere, the GOP is trying to get rid of Obamacare but are doing a half-assed attempt to do it.  Had they not drunk the Kool-Aid that President Donald J. Trump colluded with the Russkies, they might actually have gotten rid of this crap, but they failed like they always do.
  59. 2018 Wednesday: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announces his retirement effective July 31st.  Meanwhile, in one of the MOST EMBARRASSING election losses in ages, New York Democrat Rep. Joe Crowley, a powerful member of leadership, goes down in flames as bar maid Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez DEFEATS him in the state’s primary.  He would not even debate this crazy chick because he dismissed her and look what happened to him: LOSER with a capital “L.”
  60. 2019 Thursday: The John Roberts U.S. Supreme Court does it again: it rules in a 6-3 ruling that the U.S. 2020 Census cannot contain a citizenship question.  WTF?  The court also rules that partisan gerrymandering is A-Okay in that the party in power can rejigger the boundary lines of congressional districts.  No wonder the Dems in California are stealing elections.  Again, WTF?   Elsewhere, down in Miami, Florida, the Democrats hold their presidential primary debate.  As usual, it’s a freak show of giving away everything to noncitizens and proclamations that President Donald J. Trump is ‘EVIL.’
  61. 2020 Saturday: Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the Chinese Flu, you know, the Chinese “gift” that won’t stop giving, statistics for today: 9,891,728 confirmed cases, 496,075 confirmed deaths, and 5,004,567 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 2,556,465 confirmed cases, 127,452 confirmed deaths, and 783,235 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states where the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 206,433 confirmed cases, 5,872 confirmed deaths, but thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom being little more than a festering POS, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 866 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 705 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 31,351 confirmed cases, 1,310 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t list the number of confirmed recoveries.
  62. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 181,861,268 confirmed cases, +314,950, 3,938,817 confirmed deaths, +6,076 and 166,373,962 confirmed recoveries, +300,677.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,494,677 confirmed cases, UP 4,543 from yesterday’s reporting, 619,424 confirmed deaths, UP 81, [vi] and 28,927,335 confirmed recoveries, UP 14,429.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]  
  63. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 301,518 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 158,131 deaths  
  64. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,816,358 confirmed cases, 63,588 confirmed deaths, and 2,072,518 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,367,298 confirmed cases, 37,772 confirmed deaths, and 2,179,663 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,647 confirmed cases, 516 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 452,235 confirmed cases, 5,949 confirmed deaths, and 225,533 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., North Dakota: they have 110,663 confirmed cases, 1,528 confirmed deaths, and 108,988 confirmed recoveries. [viii]   
  65. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 840,888 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,279 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Guinea, 130th country on the list: 23,692 cases of the virus, 168 confirmed deaths and 22,392 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  66. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,433.84, UP 237.02 points (+0.69%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,360.39, DOWN 9.32 points (-0.065%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,280.70, UP 14.21 points (+0.33%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $74.00 per barrel, -0.05 (-0.07%).  The price of GOLD is $1,781.80 per troy oz., +4.00 (+0.22%) while the price of SILVER is $26.19 per troy ounce, -0.10 (-0.39%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,108.20 per troy oz, +4.60 (+0.42%) while the price of COPPER is $4.28 per pound, -0.02 (-0.37%). [x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,637.10 per troy oz, -3.16 (-0.12%). [xi] The price of RHODIUM is $19,250.00 per troy oz., -500.00 (-2.53%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $582,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.43%). [xii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000029.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.83.     In Romanian Leu, one greenback equals 4.13 and in Russian Ruble, a buck equals 72.12 and in Rwandan Franc, one dollar equals 9.77 of theirs. [xiii]        
  67. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.272 per gallon, $2.938 in Florida, $4.002 in Hawaii, and $3.720 in Washington state. [xiv]    Let’s look at one other location- New York: $3.151.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Australia: $3.974 per U.S. Gallon. [xv] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,456,752,827,063 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xvi]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Israel, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Poland with $51 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xvii]
  68. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day #96 for “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the border and Day No. 2 following her first brief trip to the border this past Friday.  Next, here are the stats as reported by One America News for the costs of providing succor to the millions of illegal aliens in this country and their numbers which we believe are conservative.  First, this is the cost this day of providing help to illegal aliens: $629,274,624.  Next, here are the costs this year of caring for the illegal aliens: $194,601,926,656.  Now, here are the numbers for the illegals who have crossed into the United States this year: 1.994,514.  Next, here are the estimated numbers of illegals in the country which in our view is extremely conservative: 35,994,512.  (Note- we have estimated since the inception of this blog back in 2009 that the numbers of illegals then were between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe there are between 75-100 million lurking within the country.  Time to round them up and boot them out of the country.  NOW.  OAN sources: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  69. 2021 Sunday G: Political News I– Famed economist Stephen Moore said today that a ‘great nation does not borrow its way to prosperity.’  Amen.  Next, Senator Rob Portman, R-OH, says of the ‘bipartisan infrastructure bill’ is popular for all the right reasons.   Speaking of the infrastructure bill, feeble old Joe Biden claims that comments he made regarding this bill and his dissatisfaction with it were not meant to sound like a threat of a veto.  Uh, okay.  Meanwhile, traitorous Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell is back to being negative on President Donald J. Trump and is encouraging former U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr to come out and to announce that the 2020 Presidential Election was completely kosher, that there was no fraud, that all was peachy-keen.  None of us know what is wrong with “Cocaine Mitch” but this time, there is no coming back for him.  He must lose his seat.
  70. 2021 Sunday H: Political News II– Rep. Chip Roy, R-TX 21st congressional district, and 14 other GOP congressmen have sent a letter to the director of the Internal Revenue Service demanding revelations as to how the IRS can justify going after Christian organizations by denying them tax exempt status simply because ‘they tend to lean right.’  What the hell?  Is Lois Lerner back working for the IRS?  This is unconstitutional and extremely illegal.  What are we, Nazi Germany now?
  71. 2021 Sunday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Apparently North Koreans are concerned over the ‘dramatic weight loss’ of dear beloved leader Kim Jong Un?  Perhaps they stapled his stomach, and he is losing weight?  If he goes- his crazy-ass sister, Kim Yo-jong, will most likely take over his spot.  There won’t be any summits between her and drooling Joe Biden, that’s for sure.  In other foreign news, it sounds as though the military-industrial-political complex has pushed the decrepit usurper-in-chief to launch airstrikes on Iranian positions in Iraq and Syria.  Ah, who doesn’t love a good war, eh?
  72. 2021 Sunday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The VAERS website reports that in the United States alone, there have been more than 4,114 deaths or hospitalizations due to problems resulting from the various COVID-19 vaccines.  NOT GOOD.  Down in Arkansas, Governor Asa Hutchinson says that hospitalizations are increasing while vaccines to get incentives are falling.
  73. 2021 Sunday J: Where we were last year: Today is Day #158 of the Biden regime nightmare.  The question is, how long will the American people chafe under this usurper regime?  Especially one owned by the Chi-Coms and the Russians?  Folks, we hope to see the restoration of the Trump presidency before year’s end and the traitors rounded up and sent to prison where they belong.  You know what the Fake News says- we’ve never had a presidential election overturned in the history of the county but then, we have never had an election stolen as blatantly as was the 2020 Presidential Election.  Stay tuned…
  74. 2022 Monday: Who knows what’s occurring this year.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0874 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Magenta and Violet.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album coming out of the Capitol Records archives is “All-Time Greatest Hits- 10 Best Series” by same that hit record store shelves on June 01, 1990.  You have 10 wonderful cuts beginning with (1) “Surfin’ USA” (2) “Be True to Your School” (3) “Surfer Girl” (4) “I Get Around” (5) “Fun, Fun, Fun” (6) Help Me, Rhonda (7) “California Girls” (8) Barbara Ann” (9) “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” and (10) “Good Vibrations.” It’s a great album available at a variety of places so seek it out and make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- we think you will be extremely glad that you did.  It’s the crème de la crème of the world’s first surf-rock group.  This band blazed the way and others followed along in their Jetstream such as Jan and Dean, the Turtles, and loads of others.  We hope you check this album out at your local music dealer.

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[i] We hope to present the Beach Boys and its members at some point within the next five years.

[ii] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  This presentation included the Jefferson Starship, too, of which, the artist was NOT a member.

[iii] We promoted the music of Hot Tuna beginning on Tuesday, 24-April-2012 through Thursday, 23-May-2012.

[iv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

125. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MAY 05, 2022

1954 Wednesday: At Dien Bien Phu, French troops fighting at Claudine 5 are shocked to see a platoon of Moroccan soldiers cut their way through the wire and cross over to surrender to the enemy. The People’s Army immediately launched attacks on this site which cost the French Foreign Legionnaires at least seven men. Once the attack was repulsed through superior force of arms, the remaining Moroccan troops were stripped of their weapons and propelled to join other deserters clustering around the Nam Youm River.

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125. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, MAY 05, 2022:

Cinco de Mayo (fake ‘Mexican holiday’[i]); Yom Ha’atzmaut; National Day of Prayer and West Virginia Day of Prayer

Acting U.S. Secretary for Homeland Security David Pekoske; Famed Chef and Culinary Genius James Beard; Black Sabbath featuring Bill Ward, Family featuring Jim King, and the Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship featuring Papa John Creach:

  1. 1045 Monday: The reign of the 148th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory V commences today.  He would lead all of Christendom from today until December 20, 1046.
  2. 1260 Wednesday: Kublai Khan becomes ruler of the Mongol Empire on this date.
  3. 1430 Wednesday: The citizens of Speyer, Germany, expel their Jewish citizens.
  4. 1494 Saturday: On his second voyage to the New World, Christopher Columbus sights the Caribbean island of Jamaica, which he named Santa Gloria.
  5. 1762 Wednesday: Russia and East Prussia sign a treaty of peace.
  6. 1798 Saturday: U.S. Secretary of War William McHenry ordered that the USS Constitution be made ready for sea.  The navy launched the frigate on October 21, 1797, but had never put it to sea.  
  7. 1813 Wednesday: Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard considered the father of existentialism, was born in Copenhagen.
  8. 1814 Thursday: During the War of 1812, the British attack Ft. Ontario, at Oswego, New York.
  9. 1818 Tuesday: Political philosopher (and communist POS) Karl Marx, co-author of “The Communist Manifesto” and of “Das Kapital,” was born in Prussia.
  10. 1821 Saturday: Napoleon Bonaparte, 51, died in exile on the island of St. Helena.
  11. 1847 Wednesday: The American Medical Association organizes.
  12. 1862 Monday: Mexican troops defeated French occupation troops in the Battle of Puebla.  The French Foreign Legion fought to the last man and the last bullet in defense of their retreating comrades.  (The Cinco de Mayo holiday commemorates Mexico’s victory).
  13. 1865 Friday: With the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, slavery was no more.  What is important to note is that the Republican Party is the creator and proponent of this amendment, not the Democrats who more than 157 years later claim to be the defenders and protectors of black Americans.  No, the Dems are the party of slavery, of the KKK, of burning crosses, of prison farms, of ‘separate but equal,’ red-lining, discrimination, the destruction of the black family.  The Democrats are the slave-holders who have exchanged their black slaves to lives dependent upon welfare while making the illegal aliens their new class of slaves, perpetual low-wage slaves only valued at election time.  NEVER permit the Democrats to lie to YOU that they and ONLY they are the defenders of black Americans. 
  14. 1877 Saturday: To avoid harassment from the United States Army under the command of Colonel Nelson Miles, Sitting Bull leads his band of Lakota people into Canada.
  15. 1881 Thursday: Anti-Jewish rioting breaks out in Kiev, Ukraine.
  16. 1891 Tuesday: New York’s Carnegie Hall (then named “Music Hall”) had its official opening night.
  17. 1892 Thursday: Congress extended the Geary Chinese Exclusion Act for 10 more years.  The act required Chinese in the U.S. to register or face deportation.   
  18. 1893 Friday: The Panic of 1893 occurs as the New York Stock Exchange suffers a major financial downturn.
  19. 1903 Wednesday: In Portland, Oregon, future culinary genius, author, and chef, James Beard is born.  The man is the absolute all-time guru on the art of bread-baking.
  20. 1904 Thursday: Pitcher Cy Young of the Boston Red Sox pitched the third perfect game in the major leagues against the Philadelphia Athletics.  It was the FIRST perfect game under modern rules.
  21. 1908 Tuesday: The Great White (U.S.) Fleet arrives in San Francisco, California.
  22. 1912 Sunday: Soviet Communist Party newspaper Pravda commences publication.
  23. 1916 Friday: To restore order and to protect American interests, U.S. Marines invade the Caribbean nation of the Dominican Republic and remain there until 1924.
  24. 1917 Saturday: “Papa John” Creach, famed violinist with the San Franciscan rock bands of the 1970’s-1980’s (Hot Tuna[ii], the Jefferson Airplane[iii], and the Jefferson Starship[iv]) was born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, on this date in history.
  25. 1920 Wednesday: Democratic President Woodrow Wilson outlaws the Communist Labor Party in the U.S.  Thank God, he did something right.  A century later, the Democratic Party has become the ‘Communist Labor Party.’  He must be rolling over in his grave.
  26. 1925 Tuesday: Schoolteacher John T. Scopes was charged in Tennessee with violating a state law that prohibited teaching the theory of evolution; the jury found Scopes guilty, but his conviction was later set aside.
  27. 1934 Saturday: Columbia Pictures released the first Three Stooges short, “Woman Haters” on this date.
  28. 1936 Tuesday: The Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa fell to the invading Italian Fascists.  Fascist military and Black Shirt units stage a victory parade through the ancient capitol of Africa’s only independent kingdom.
  29. 1941 Monday: Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie returned to Addis Ababa after the Italians were driven out with the help of Allied forces.
  30. 1942 Tuesday: Wartime sugar rationing commenced in the United States on this date.  Meanwhile, Jim King, future horn player for the English rock band, Family[v], was born in Kettering, Northamptonshire, UK, on this date.  He provided part of the distinctive sound of the early band. 
  31. 1944 Friday: The Red Army launches its offensive against Sebastopol in Nazi-occupied Crimea.  The Germans cling to the city like rats with many of their Rumanian allies throwing down their weapons and surrendering- the Rumanians know the jig is up whereas the Germans will fight as long as possible to delay the Red Army’s progress.  Meanwhile, the British release Mahatma Gandhi from prison.
  32. 1945 Saturday: The Allies liberate Mauthausen Concentration Camp.  Meanwhile, in the only fatal attack of its kind during World War II, a Japanese balloon bomb exploded on Gearhart Mountain in Oregon, killing the pregnant wife of a minister and five children.  Elsewhere, as the German surrender began to go into effect, the Allies liberated Denmark and the Netherlands.
  33. 1947 Monday: Future drummer with Black Sabbath[vi]—Bill Ward—is born in Aston, Birmingham, UK, on this date.  Ward would perform with the band throughout the 1970s and then off and on throughout the 1980s and 1990s, and even beyond.
  34. 1954 Wednesday: At Dien Bien Phu, French troops fighting at Claudine 5 are shocked to see a platoon of Moroccan soldiers cut their way through the wire and cross over to surrender to the enemy.  The People’s Army immediately launched attacks on this site which cost the French Foreign Legionnaires at least seven men.  Once the attack was repulsed through superior force of arms, the remaining Moroccan troops were stripped of their weapons and propelled to join other deserters clustering around the Nam Youm River.  These so-called ‘internal deserters’ were men who were unable to sustain the fight and could no longer follow orders.  They lurked in wrecked aircraft and came out at night to compete for air-dropped supplies.  Morale is flagging within the base.[vii]
  35. 1955 Thursday: West Germany became a fully sovereign state.  Meanwhile, the baseball musical, “Damn Yankees” opened on Broadway.  Elsewhere, in Meridien, Connecticut, future Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary David Pekoske is born.  A member of no declared political party, he would serve under President Joe Biden from January 20, 2021, to February 02, 2021.
  36. 1961 Friday: Astronaut Alan B. Shepherd Jr. became the America’s first space traveler as he made a 15-minute suborbital flight aboard Freedom 7, a Mercury capsule launched from Cape Canaveral.
  37. 1965 Wednesday: The first large-scale U.S. Army ground units arrive in South Vietnam to aid the government of that nation by destroying the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese main force units.
  38. 1972 Friday: At the Armory in Akron, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers beats Lou Bailey by knockout at 1:07 of the second round of a 10-round bout; this improves his record to 39-2.
  39. 1973 Saturday: Secretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of its Triple Crown victories.  Meanwhile, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Ellis improves his record to 38-7 by beating Rico Brooks at 0.48 of the fifth round of a 10-round bout.  The fight occurred in Phoenix, Az. 
  40. 1978 Friday:  Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds registered his 3,000th major league hit.   Meanwhile, the famed Ben and Jerry’s ice cream had its beginnings as Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield opened an ice cream parlor at a converted gas station in Burlington, Vermont.
  41. 1979 Saturday: Voyager 1 passes the planet, Jupiter.
  42. 1980 Monday: The ongoing siege at the Iranian Embassy in London comes to an end as Special Forces and the police storm the building.
  43. 1981 Tuesday: Irish Republican Army hunger striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland in his 66th day without food.
  44. 1987 Tuesday: The congressional Iran-Contra hearings opened with former Air Force Major General Richard V. Secord the leadoff witness.
  45. 1994 Thursday: Singapore caned American teenager Michael Fay for vandalism, a day after the sentence underwent reduction from six lashes to four in response to an appeal from President Bill Clinton. 
  46. 2000 Friday: An interplanetary/satellite conjunction occurs as the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the Moon line up across the Solar System.
  47. 2003 Monday: Searchers using dogs and heavy equipment went from one crumbled home to another after tornado-packed storms flattened communities in four Midwestern states.  Meanwhile, in Colombia, a botched rescue attempt resulted in the deaths of a state governor, former defense minister and eight other hostages being held by rebels; three hostages survived.  Finally, Walter Sisulu, the quiet giant of South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle for five decades died in Johannesburg at age 90. 
  48. 2008 Monday: Three men underwent arrest and beating by Philadelphia police officers after a vehicle chase in a scene videotaped by a WTXF-TV news helicopter.  A jury later acquitted the men of attempted murder and all other charges stemming from a shooting that led to their arrests; four of the 18 police officers at the scene suffered firing while several others underwent disciplinary reviews.   Elsewhere, on the New York Mercantile Exchange, U.S. oil futures contracts hit the incredible amount of $122 per barrel.
  49. 2009 Tuesday: Connie Culp, America’s first face transplant recipient, appeared before reporters at the Cleveland Clinic.  Culp underwent the procedure after being shot by her husband in a failed murder-suicide attempt.  Elsewhere, the World Health Organization announces that confirmed cases of H1N1 Swine Flu have now reached 1,490.
  50. 2010 Wednesday: Off the coast of East Africa- 500 miles, no less- Somali pirates seize control of a Russian oil tanker Moscow University with a crew of 23 souls aboard.  Not good.  We suspect the Russians are going to light them up.
  51. 2011 Thursday: Across Syria as protests continue to get out of control, the Syrian government begins mobilizing more troops and firing up the engines of their tanks.  They will proceed to various hotspots and put an end to this stupidity.   In some of the towns and cities, anti-government thugs have even toppled statues commemorating President Bashar al-Assad’s father, the founder of the modern country which is outrageous.
  52. 2012 Saturday: The moon forms a super moon as it gets the closest to the earth for the year.  Meanwhile, five terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, including 9-11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammad appear before a military tribunal.  More than a decade later, these same POS will still be there awaiting trial.  WTF?
  53. 2013 Sunday: The world’s first plastic gun, produced by a 3-D printer by Defense Distributed, test-fires successfully in Austin, Texas; this leads security officials to voice fear that plastic weapons would not be detected at airport screenings, leading to acts of terrorism.   Elsewhere, former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, seriously wounded in a 2011 shooting at a Tucson, Arizona, shopping mall, received the 2013 Profile in Courage award at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston.
  54. 2014 Monday: According to Brainy History, polio is on the rise as unvaccinated refugees travel across borders; though most prevalent in Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan, infections are now appearing in other parts of Asia and Africa; young children are the most vulnerable.  Meanwhile, a narrowly divided Supreme Court upheld Christian prayers at the start of local council meetings.  Finally, Philadelphia guard Michael Carter-Williams won the NBA’s Rookie of the Year Award.
  55. 2015 Tuesday: What’s more, according to Brainy History, Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, announce the name of their baby girl, Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.  Elsewhere, following ongoing mistreatment of its citizens and violations of their rights, Jakarta bans its citizens from working as domestics anywhere in the Middle East.  Who can blame them?  Can’t work for the Chi-Coms either…
  56. 2016 Thursday: Due to out-of-control wildfires at Fort McMurray, the Canadian province of Alberta declares a state of emergency and begins the evacuation of 80,000 residents in the area.   Elsewhere, following the discovery of yet another tunnel running from the Gaza Strip into Israel and additional attacks by militants, Israel responds with tank artillery fire killing some Palestinians including a woman.  Moral of the story- stop attacking Israel and you will be fine Gazans.
  57. 2017 Friday: Effective at midnight, an agreement reached by Russia, Turkey, and Iran will establish a ‘safe zone’ in northern Syria through which NO military aircraft will navigate, including American warplanes.  The ‘safe zone’ will also prohibit military action on the ground.   The United Nations is ecstatic that some semblance of civilization will be restored although Syrian military opposition and jihadists such as ISIS refuse to acknowledge or accept.
  58. 2018 Saturday: NASA launched the Mars In Sight lander from California on a flight of more than six months to the red planet, where the robot geologist would dig deeper into the Martian surface than ever before.  Elsewhere, Palestinians are up to no good once again as a large blast erupts near the town of Deir al-Balah blows at least six Palestinians to kingdom come while injuring numerous others.  Hamas thugs point the jihadist finger at the Israelis who point theirs right back.  Sounds like a case of bomb-making gone bad.  Sad.
  59. 2019 Sunday: Due to Palestinian intransigence and transgression over the past several days, four Israeli and 23 Palestinian citizens lie dead and countless others injured.   Meanwhile, at Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, at least 41 die and numerous others are injured as a Russian Aeroflot airliner comes back and makes an emergency landing.   Elsewhere, Juan Guido, president of the nation’s National Assembly, says he is considering a request with which to get the U.S. to invade the country and topple the communist POS dictator Nicolas “Bus Driver” Maduro.
  60. 2020 Tuesday: After the U.S. Supreme Court begins it session hearing arguments from a distance, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg goes to the hospital for what sounds to be an issue with gall or kidney stones.  Politics aside, we wish her a full recovery and a swift return to work.  This woman is amazing, she has survived numerous health crises in her life and always comes back strong.  God bless you.  Meanwhile, following yesterday’s charging of those involved in a plot to topple Venezuelan thug dictator Nicolas Maduro, President Donald J. Trump denies any involvement in the so-called ‘attempted coup.’
  61. 2020 Tuesday A: Meanwhile, the COVID-19 update for the day: confirmed cases globally stand at 3,659,271; confirmed deaths are 256,929; and confirmed recoveries are 1,197,735 which is extremely good.  In the United States, confirmed cases are 1,233,146, confirmed deaths are 71,921, and confirmed recoveries are 163,841.  In the states connected to this blog, stats for California confirmed cases stand at 56,705 while confirmed deaths are 2,309.  Sadly, Gov. Gavin Newsom won’t provide confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, confirmed cases are 625, confirmed deaths are 17 and confirmed recoveries are 551.  Finally, in Washington state, confirmed cases are 15,557 and confirmed deaths are 862.  No information on confirmed recoveries so Gov. Jay Inslee is behaving just like Gov. Newsom.  Shame on them.  Question: WHY won’t Democrat-controlled states present recovery statistics?  Finally, communist China’s statistics, the place where this curse began remains the same: confirmed cases: 88,423; confirmed deaths: 4,633; and confirmed recoveries: 81,785 same as they were a week ago.  Shame.
  62. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 155,802,002 confirmed cases, +823,116, 3,254,757  confirmed deaths, +14,035, and 133,945,619 confirmed recoveries, +90,024.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,315,190 confirmed cases, UP 40,075 from yesterday’s reporting, 593,097 confirmed deaths, UP 691,[viii] and 26,014,813 confirmed recoveries, UP 53,527.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]   
  63. 2021 Wednesday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, There Have Been 278,256 Chi-Vi Deaths In The United States- feeble old Joe, in another 280.29 days, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 185,277 deaths.    The AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says the Pfizer vaccine for teens should be approved by next week. 
  64. 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: 3,751,034 confirmed cases, 62,063 confirmed deaths, and 1,997,994 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,253,929 confirmed cases, 35,492 confirmed deaths, and 1,824,257 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,794 confirmed cases, 485 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 412,129 confirmed cases, 5,593 confirmed deaths, and 201,370 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Washington, D.C., a place  that wants two horrible senators should they become a flipping state: they have 48,041 confirmed cases, 1,109 confirmed deaths, but 33,988 confirmed recoveries as they won’t mention them.[x]   
  65. 2021 Wednesday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,767 confirmed cases, 6,370 confirmed deaths, and 831,218 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Venezuela, a place human fecal matter such as Antifa and Black Lives Matter emulate: 201,807 cases of the virus, 2,208 confirmed deaths and 184,161 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  66. 2021 Wednesday D:  Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,230.34, UP 97.31 points (+0.29%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,582.42, DOWN 51.08 points (-0.37%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,167.59, UP 2.93 points (+0.07%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $65.12 per barrel, -0.57 (-0.87%).  The price of GOLD is $1,784.90 per troy oz., +0.50 (+0.03%) while the price of SILVER is $26.51 per troy ounce, -0.02 (-0.08%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,225.90 per troy oz, -2.80 (-0.23%) while the price of COPPER is $4.52 per pound, -0.01 (-0.17%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,964.82 per troy oz, -4.47 (-0.15%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.24.     In Nepalese Rupee, one greenback equals 118.26 and in New Israeli Shekel, a buck equals 3.27 and in Paraguayan Guarani, one dollar equals 6,727.00 of theirs.[xv]   Interesting note- prior to the announcement of their divorce, Bill Gates quietly and quickly moved $1.8 billion in stock to soon-to-be-ex-wife Melinda. 
  67. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.057 per gallon, $2.871 in Florida, $3.807 in Hawaii, and $3.495 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Nevada: $3.513.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Ecuador: $1.910 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,251,982,318,772 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  68. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– Rep. Bill Johnson, R-OH 6th congressional district, told Newsmax TV that the Dems are paying a ransom to Northern Triangle countries to keep their illegal aliens in their country.   Next, Tony Shaffer, president of the London Center for Policy Research and former President Donald J. Trump 2020 national security adviser says that socialism and the drug wars are driving people to flee Central America and come to the U.S.   Here’s a laugh- the Vermont state senate has passed a bill that will permit ILLEGAL ALIENS the right to vote in their state.  Wow.  Yet, they don’t want Americans to believe in the REPLACEMENT THEORY…
  69. 2021 Wednesday G: Biden Regime News I– Apparently, Joe Biden is eyeing clemencies early on in his career.  We are curious as to whom these people might be.    Next, the Biden regime is seeking a ‘special master’ to look into the seized electronic devices taken from Rudy Giuliani and Victoria Toensing.   Next, Joe Biden says he is ‘open’ to compromise on his corporate tax hike.  We’ll see.  Moving on, the White House is considering subsidies for nuclear power plants to help them meet climate targets.  Speaking of ‘climate warriors,’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (CPUSA-NY 14th congressional district), aka “The Fly,” aka “Baby Evita,” aka Sandy Cortez and Senator Ed Markey, CPUSA-MA, are pushing a $10 billion, 1.5-million-strong (of little Marxists) Civilian Climate Corps because the planet has a fever.  F**k these people.
  70. 2021 Wednesday H: COVID-19 Updates And Additional Information– We learn today that thanks to the Chi-Vi, 20 million more Americans (many of them probably illegal aliens) were beset by food crises last year which means Joe Biden will be giving taxpayer dollars to illegals.  Can’t have them go hungry now, can we?   Elsewhere, the founder of BioNTech prophesizes that the Chi-Vi pandemic will continue until sometime in mid-2022, a date we are sure the Democrats hope will extend to the 2022 Mid-Term Elections so they can try to steal those elections, too.   In other COVID-19 news, over half of the people in the world’s democracies feel that governments repressed freedoms and liberties.  Meanwhile, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, blasts the FAKE NEWS MEDIA for labeling the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in the Mount Rushmore State in the summer a ‘super-spreader event.’  That’s the FAKE NEWS MEDIA, always causing trouble via disinformation and misinformation.  F**k them.  Finally, the U.S. Patent Office- at the direction of Joe Biden- is considering waiving patent rights on the vaccines to fight the Chi-Vi so everyone can jump into mass-producing this crap.   (Interesting tidbit- a U.S. federal court has overturned the moratorium on evictions.  Good.  Someone has to help landlords).
  71. 2021 Wednesday I: Social Media News And Big Tech News– Facebook votes to keep President Donald J. Trump banned but orders another ‘review’ down the road.   Once this news came out, President Trump blasted Facebook, Twitter, and Google as a ‘total disgrace’ (which they truly are).  Meanwhile, we learn that Iowa officials coordinated with BIG TECH to censor all posts related to the 2020 Presidential Election- so says Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch.
  72. 2021 Wednesday J: Political News I– Each day that passes, it appears more and more likely that Rep. Liz Cheney[xix], RINO-WY, is going to be toast as more and more Republicans are turning on the RINOs plaguing the GOP.[xx]  We hope she is out ASAP.  Meanwhile, Jared Kushner forms the Abraham Accord Institute with which to continue pushing for peace around the world.   Next, the POS head of the Democratic Party in Lamar County, Texas, who called Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, an “Oreo,” offered his resignation earlier in the day but then Democrats in his county would not accept it.  Gary O’Connor is such a loveable guy; his fellow Dems don’t want to see the scumbag go.  Well, we do.   
  73. 2021 Wednesday K: Foreign News / Overseas News I– the president of El Salvador has taken over the country’s supreme court (look for Joe Biden to do something similar in the U.S.).  Elsewhere, violence breaks out in Columbia over the government raising taxes on its people.  The protesters, stupidly enough, are demanding socialism.   Next, those good-humored mullahs in Iran released a truly hilarious video in which it showed their military forces blowing up the U.S. Capitol Building.  Good.  We should blow their seat of government off the flipping map.  Now.  Elsewhere, former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates security assistance to Afghanistan be continued even as U.S. forces pull out of that hellish country.  Yes.  We must.  Otherwise, we will be fighting them here in the streets of the U.S.  Hell, they are already here coming across the southern border.  Thank you, Joe, thank you.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is in London meeting with the G7 leaders.
  74. 2021 Wednesday L: Miscellaneous News I– After a report of one child’s death and numerous injuries, Peloton is recalling its treadmills.  Next, following the resignation of a top attorney, Coca-Cola pauses its controversial diversity plan.  Ah, the pause that refreshes.   Meanwhile, the state of Texas stops a Chi-Com energy company from purchasing Lone Star State land next to a military base.  Wow.  Thank you.   Elsewhere, LeBron “King of Fecal Matter” James apologizes for having started the wrong conversation about the police officer who was forced by the actions of Ma’ Khia Bryant to take her life before she stabbed another girl to death.  (Note- LeBron is little more than a BIG IDIOT over-amped on steroids and social media-likes.  Dumb ass).  Speaking of Black Lives Matter, a New Jersey police officer was fired for calling BLM ‘terrorists.’  They are TERRORISTS.  We have no problem calling spades ‘spades.’
  75. 2021 Wednesday M: Miscellaneous News II– Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo, aka the Love Gov, aka the Gropin’ Gov, says that ‘Broadway will be open 100-percent by September.’  Uh, okay, trying to save your job, are we?  Next, Atlanta is ordered by the courts to reinstate a police officer they terminated who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks last year.  If you recall, Mr. Brooks was cooperating with cops after falling asleep in a drive-through lane at a fast-food restaurant and then began to fight.  Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms made sure Officer Garrett Rolfe was canned so she could maintain her bona fides with the BLM movement.  Glad to see you back, officer.  Moving on, a new law being considered could upend the firearms industry.   Laugh of the day, some POS New York City gunman got himself arrested after police read his social media posts.  Next, Sid Miller, Agriculture commissioner for Texas says that IF farmers are being discriminated against by Joe Biden, join our class action lawsuit.  Finally, Governor Ron DeSantis signs a new budget that will bestow $1,000 bonuses on law enforcement officers and first-responders.  
  76. 2021 Wednesday N: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto And Powerball Draws- First, here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #1656 with a $45 million jackpot on the line: 06, 11, 17, 27, 39, and Mega 19.   Out of 119,647 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers but NO MEGA for a prize of $10.335 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Lanes Market in Dorris, CA 90263; (2) Lucky Zone Lottery and Cigarettes in Los Angeles, CA 90014; (3) Chevron in El Monte, CA 91731; and (4) Adobe Beverage and Deli in Petaluma, CA 94954.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #843: 16, 23, 28, 40, 63, and Powerball 01.  Out of 58,518 winning tickets, the highest winners were 35 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $481 apiece.  Good for them!
  77. 2022 Thursday: You know the drill…looks like the Chi-Coms and their Democratic Party WOKE stooges are screwing with our numbers…

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Robbie Robertson’s next solo album came out on September 20, 2019, and is a return to form among his growing discography of music.  The famed guitarist returned to his rock-and-roll roots and to show off his chops, Robertson brings together large numbers of musicians to perform his music along with him.  We hope you will seek this one out, consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure, and then sharing it with others.  We think they will be as appreciative of it as will you.  Enjoy. 

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[i] Cinco De Mayo commemorates the victory of Mexican rebels over the French Foreign Legion, troops fighting for Emperor Maximillian.  In modern times, restaurants and bars have given it new life so they can increase alcohol and food sales.  Police departments across the land make mass arrests of drunken drivers, thus increasing local municipality coffers.

[ii] We promoted the music of Hot Tuna beginning on Tuesday, 24-April-2012 through Thursday, 23-May-2012.

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

[iv] See previous footnote.

[v] 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.

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

[vii] Martin Windrow’s superb book, “The Last Valley,” Da Capo Press, 2006 is an amazing helpmate for information on this famed battle.  Seek it out.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xix] It would appear that Elise Stefanik is being pushed to take her place.  Many say she is no better than “Crazy Cheney.” Steve Scalise is backing Ms. Stefanik.  You know who would be good in this sport?  Jim Jordan.  There, we said it.

[xx] Speaking of Liz Cheney, President Donald J. Trump continues blasting ‘warmonger’ Cheney and ‘gutless’ Mitch McConnell.

108. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2022

2019 Thursday: Attorney General William “Bill” Barr releases a redacted version of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s findings on whether then candidate Donald J. Trump conspired with the Russkies to win the 2016 Presidential Election. The findings found NO trace of any collusion between Vladimir Putin and candidate Trump but also did not entirely clear President Trump of other ‘alleged’ or ‘suspected wrongdoings.’ Foaming-at-the-mouth Democrats were screaming, “See! See! The report did not say Trump didn’t collude; no, it only said no evidence could be uncovered.’ Ah, gee whiz, and so it goes…

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108. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2022:

Easter Monday / Tax Day / Patriots’ Day (Maine and Massachusetts), Boston Marathon

Vice President William R. King; U.S. Attorney General John Y. Mason; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Henry M. Teller; U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul H. O’Neill;  Colosseum featuring Tony Reeves, Moby Grape featuring Skip Spence:

  1. 310 Monday: St. Eusebius begins his reign as the 31st Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until August 17, 310.
  2. 1521 Monday: In the Diet of Worms, breakaway priest, Martin Luther, confronted Emperor Charles V and refused to retract the views that led to his excommunication from the Catholic Church.
  3. 1775 Tuesday: American revolutionaries Paul Revere, William Dawes, and Samuel Prescott rode through the towns of Massachusetts giving the warning that the Regulars were coming.  Later, people attributed the phrase “the British are coming” to Revere even though it is unlikely that he used that wording being British subjects and all.
  4. 1783 Friday: Fighting ceases in the American Revolution, eight years to the day since it first erupted.
  5. 1799 Thursday: In Hicksford, Virginia, the future 18th U.S. Attorney General John Y. Mason is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President James K. Polk from March 05, 1845, to September 16,1846.
  6. 1846 Saturday: R.E. House patented the telegraph ticker.
  7. 1853 Monday: The 13th vice president of the United States, (served 03-04-1853 to 04-18-1853), Democrat William R. King—died in office on this date.
  8. 1861 Thursday: Prior to the onset of the American Civil War, General Robert E. Lee rejects an opportunity to command ALL Union Armies but instead, elects to fight for the Confederacy.
  9. 1880 Sunday: A tornado strikes Marshfield, Missouri, killing 99 people and injuring 100.
  10. 1882 Tuesday: The 15th U.S. Interior Secretary Henry M. Teller assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Chester Alan Arthur from today until March 03, 1885, and then became a U.S. senator from the Rocky Mountain State.
  11. 1895 Thursday: The New York State government passed an act that established free public baths for all citizens on this date.
  12. 1902 Friday: Denmark becomes the first country to adopt fingerprinting to identify criminals.
  13. 1906 Wednesday: A devastating earthquake stuck San Francisco, California, which a raging fire then followed that swept through the city.  Estimates of the final death toll range between 3,000 and 6,000.
  14. 1910 Monday: Suffragists showed up at the U.S. Capitol with half a million signatures demanding that women receive the right to vote.  Elsewhere, Walter R. Brookins made the first airplane flight at night.
  15. 1916 Tuesday: Fighting continues between German Colonial troops and their South African opponents around Kondona Irangi.  The Germans are able to continue inflicting substantial losses on their Allied opponents which is tying down massive numbers of Allie troops that could be used to better purpose in the European theater.
  16. 1917 Wednesday: The Second Battle of Gaza which began yesterday in earnest is underway.  British artillery and warships begin bombing the hell of out the Turkish positions but the Ottomans being seasoned troops are not flinching.  They will put up a spirited defense to hold onto their hard-won gains.
  17. 1918 Thursday: As Czarist Russia continues imploding, German troops in Finland are fighting to cut off Russian forces fighting to maintain the incorporated nation in their camp.  Meanwhile, another breakaway country, Lithuanian, shows its new national flag.
  18. 1923 Wednesday: The first game at the original Yankee Stadium in New York occurred on this date; the Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox by a score of 4-1.  Meanwhile, Poland annexes central Lithuania.
  19. 1924 Friday: The first crossword puzzle book hits publication by Simon & Schuster.
  20. 1927 Monday: Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek forms anti-communist government in China[i].
  21. 1934 Wednesday: The first laundromat (called a ‘washateria’) opened in Fort Worth, Texas.
  22. 1936 Saturday: Pan-Am Clipper begins regular passenger flights from San Francisco to Honolulu.
  23. 1938 Monday: Superman, aka “The Man of Steel,” made his debut as the first issue of Action Comics (bearing a cover date of June) went on sale for 10 cents a copy.  However, in 2014, a nearly flawless original copy sold on eBay for $3.2 million.
  24. 1941 Friday: Yugoslavia is out of the fight and Greece is soon to follow.  The Axis troops continue pushing deeper into Greece driving all that stands before them farther south.  The German 6th Mountain Division arrives on the outskirts of Mt. Olympus. 
  25. 1942 Saturday: An air squadron from the USS Hornet led by Lt. Colonel James H. Doolittle raided Tokyo and other Japanese cities.  The B-25 bombers launched off the pitching decks of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet and flew to their targets.  Most caught the Japanese by surprise and since the bombing mission was a one-way flight, the planes that managed to avoid being shot down flew into China and ditched.  The Japanese were angry as hornets and went after the air crews with venom.  Many were killed where they were found.   Meanwhile, the first World War II edition of The Stars and Stripes underwent publication as a weekly newspaper.
  26. 1943 Sunday: During World War II, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, commander-in-chief of the Japanese Combined Fleet, died as U.S. fighters intercepted his aircraft as it approached Bougainville in the Solomon Islands and shot it down.  Elsewhere, future bassist with the British jazz-rock band, Colosseum[ii]– Tony Reeves- is born in New Eltham, Southeast London, England, on this date.
  27. 1944 Tuesday: As the Red Army continues rolling up the Axis in the Crimea, the Soviets capture the historic settlement of Balaklava on the western shore.  Any Axis troops not fortunate enough to be evacuated by sea to the west will wind up in POW camps…if they’re lucky.  
  28. 1945 Wednesday: Famed American war correspondent Ernie Pyle, 44, died by Japanese gunfire on the Pacific island of Ie Shima off Okinawa.  Elsewhere, Il Duce Benito Mussolini visits Milan in the hopes of being able to make a stand there with his remaining loyal Fascist troops.  Things would not end well for him there.
  29. 1946 Thursday: In Windsor, Ontario, California, Skip Spence, future original drummer of the Jefferson Airplane[iii] and later vocalist and guitarist with the San Francisco band, Moby Grape[iv], was born on this date.  Meanwhile, the United States recognizes the Yugoslavia government of Marshal Tito.
  30. 1949 Monday: The Republic of Ireland withdraws from the British Commonwealth.
  31. 1954 Sunday:  Colonel Abdel Nasser seizes control of the Egyptian government and proclaims himself the prime minister.   Elsewhere, at Dien Bien Phu, heavy fighting at Huguette 6 ends near dawn with the Viet Minh victorious.  The cost is high for both sides, the French are having difficulty replacing their losses while the People’s Army is scraping the bottom of the barrel in other parts of the country and bringing in teenagers to continue the fight.  There is hope among the French leadership that the U.S. will begin flying air missions to help them…[v]
  32. 1956 Wednesday: Egypt and Israel agree to a ceasefire over the Suez Canal Conflict.  Meanwhile, American actress Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier of Monaco in a civil ceremony.  A church wedding occurred the following day.
  33. 1958 Friday: Government troops retake Padang, Middle-Sumatra, Indonesia, from the Islamist thugs who had control of it.  Elsewhere, a United States federal court rules that poet Ezra Pound should receive his release from an insane asylum.
  34. 1963 Thursday: In the 16th NBA Finals game, the Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers by a final tally of 4 games to 3.  Elsewhere, Dr. James Campbell performs the first human nerve transplant.
  35. 1964 Saturday: In Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodger Sandy Koufax becomes the first pitcher to strike out the side on 9 pitches.
  36. 1966 Monday: In the NBA, Bill Russell becomes the first black head coach of a team, his former one, the Boston Celtics.
  37. 1968 Thursday: Great Britain sells the London Bridge to a U.S. oil company that plans to erect it in the state of Arizona.
  38. 1978 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate votes to turn the Panama Canal over to Panama on December 31, 1999.   (The American people did not vote for President Jimmy Carter to hand the Panama Canal over to the Panamanians who then hire Chi-Coms to operate it).
  39. 1980 Friday: Zimbabwe (formerly Southern Rhodesia) declares independence from UK.
  40. 1983 Monday: In Lebanon at the U.S. embassy, a suicide bomber kills 63 people.
  41. 1987 Saturday: A fellow skydiver rescues an unconscious colleague in mid-air.  
  42. 1989 Tuesday: Zimbabwe gains its independence.
  43. 1990 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States rules states could make it a crime to possess or to look at child pornography, even in one’s home.
  44. 1991 Thursday: In Atlantic City, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall scores a 9th round TKO in a scheduled 10-round bout over Bruce Seldon, aka the Atlantic City Express.  Seldon’s record with the loss went to 18-1 while the “Atomic Bull’s” record went to 16-4. 
  45. 1995 Tuesday: Former San Francisco 49ers and current Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, Joe Montana, announces his retirement from the NFL.
  46. 1996 Thursday: A least 106 civilians die when the Israeli Defense Forces accidentally shell the UN compound at Quanah, Lebanon.
  47. 2003 Friday: In Baghdad, U.S. military arrives on the scene of a ‘biological testing center’ and discover that various of horrible diseases have been stolen.  Gone are cholera samples, HIV, black fever, polio, and other problematic diseases that can be used as weapons.   Meanwhile law enforcement authorities in the San Francisco Bay-area confirm that the headless body and dead fetus discovered washed up on the shore do belong to the missing Laci Peterson and her unborn child.
  48. 2004 Sunday: Sworn in yesterday, Socialist Party Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero of Spain says that in accordance with the will of the Spanish people, all Spanish troops serving in Iraq should be brought home as soon as it is humanly possible.   Elsewhere, following the death of its leader Abdel Aziz Ali Abdul Majid al-Rantisi, killed in an Israeli missile strike the day before selects a new leader but does not take to the streets to announce who the lucky thug is.  They know the Israelis might light up this POS, too.  
  49. 2005 Monday: In the Papal Conclave of 2005, senior cardinals signal no new pope has been chosen by sending up black smoke, the traditional method of signaling no decision.  When white smoke goes up, they have made their choice and will inform the world.  We will await the decision.
  50. 2006 Tuesday: Since becoming president in 2003, Chi-Com President Hu Jintao arrives in Washington state, his first official visit to the United States.  Meanwhile, Russian gas company Gazprom and customer European Union are having issues.  The head of Gazprom told the EU leadership NOT to politicize the delivery of cheap energy for the rest of Europe.
  51. 2007 Wednesday: People across the United States are protesting gun crimes what with the massacre at Virginia Tech earlier in the week.  Police announce their suspect is a Korean student named 23-year-old Cho Seung-Hui as the mass murderer.  The POS used two handguns to kill more people in 10 minutes than ever before.  Wow. 
  52. 2008 Friday: Ahead of trade talks between the United States and South Korea, the latter agrees to open its markets to U.S. beef from the former.  (Note- we find it amazing that we have all these allies who won’t take our goods.  What’s up with that?)
  53. 2009 Saturday: At a warehouse in Hunan, communist China, something goes incredibly awry when the place suddenly blows up killing at least 18 people in the initial explosion and wounding and disfiguring God knows how many others.   
  54. 2010 Sunday: President of Iran Mahmud Ahmadinejad calls for ‘alien troops’ to leave and suggests that the regional nations should settle things among themselves.  Tehran wants NO U.S. or other troops anywhere in the Middle East believing that Iran should be the dominant power in the region.
  55. 2011 Monday: Things continue getting out of hand in Syria.  In the city of Homs, anti-government protesters are angrier than ever after the Syrian military opened fire on people protesting the Bashar al-Assad regime.  A military officer who refused to fire on protesters undergoes execution himself.   Anti-Bashar al-Assad protesters are getting whacked all over the country.
  56. 2012 Wednesday: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission together complete rules to limit which firms are required to register with either or both agencies as ‘swap dealers.’  Elsewhere, the wimpified U.S. military is condemning photos of U.S. servicemen posing with the corpses of mangled suicide bombers.  At least two such incidents occurred.  (Note- they should have seen photos from the Vietnam War.  It was what it was).
  57. 2013 Thursday: Kepler-62e and Kepler-62f, two planets resembling planet Earth are discovered revolving around the star Kepler-62 in the habitable zone, an area around the stars whose atmospheric pressure can support liquid water at the surface.   Elsewhere, President Barack Obama visits the city of Boston.  Meanwhile, as a condition of talking to the Obama administration, North Korea demands that all UN-imposed sanctions on their country be lifted or screw off.
  58. 2014 Friday: About 80 miles northwest of the resort town of Acapulco, Mexico, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits but the authorities report only minimal damage.  Elsewhere, in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, pro-Russian thugs holding government buildings refuse to surrender them to Ukrainian authorities threatening an international incident.  Kiev needs to send in some worse thugs than the Russian scum holding them and evict them right into a prison cell.  This is what happens when an American president- Bill Clinton- promised the Ukrainians that ‘America would come to their defense if they would only surrender their nuclear weapons.’  This mess occurred shortly after the fall of the Soviet Union.
  59. 2015 Saturday: In Nigeria, 17 people die from a mystery disease within 24 hours of the onset of symptoms.  Tests show that the disease is not viral; however, currently, there is no identification.  Elsewhere, the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inducts Ringo Starr[vi] (finally!), the Paul Butterfield Blues Band[vii] (finally!), Joan Jett and the Blackhearts[viii] (finally!), Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble[ix] (guy’s been dead quite a while), Green Day[x], Bill Withers[xi], Lou Reed[xii] (finally), and the Five Royals.
  60. 2016 Monday: U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter arrives in Baghdad and informs his counterparts that in an effort to defeat ISIS, the U.S. will be sending more troops to help Iraqi troops repel the murderous thugs.  Elsewhere, in the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea, a migrant boat off the coast of Egypt, overloaded with Somali immigrants bound for Italy capsizes and at least 400 of the travelers drown.
  61. 2017 Tuesday: After a racist, anti-white gunman goes on a shooting rampage in downtown Fresno, California, law enforcement catches up with the murderous POS charging him with three murders as well as one or two others he committed several days prior to these crimes.   SHOOT him.   Meanwhile, President Trump visits Kenosha, Wisconsin, and signs an executive order with which to strengthen U.S. workers as opposed to foreign workers as well as to examine the number of H-1B visa handed out by the U.S. every year so BIG TECH can avoid hiring American workers in place of low-cost foreign workers. 
  62. 2018 Wednesday: In Managua, Nicaragua, as protesters march protesting cuts to social programs by the Sandinista government, pro-government gangs take to the streets and begin beating the living bejezzus out of them.  Such is the ‘communist way.’   Elsewhere as more information arises from Israeli air strikes into neighboring Syria appears, we learn that their targets were Iranian missile systems with which to target Israeli aircraft.  Well, the Iranians will have to start over…
  63. 2019 Thursday: Attorney General William “Bill” Barr releases a redacted version of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s findings on whether then candidate Donald J. Trump conspired with the Russkies to win the 2016 Presidential Election.  The findings found NO trace of any collusion between Vladimir Putin and candidate Trump but also did not entirely clear President Trump of other ‘alleged’ or ‘suspected wrongdoings.’  Foaming-at-the-mouth Democrats were screaming, “See!  See!  The report did not say Trump didn’t collude; no, it only said no evidence could be uncovered.’  Ah, gee whiz, and so it goes…
  64. 2020 Saturday:  The COVID-19 Virus Crisis continues taking lives and ruining economies around the globe.  Many speculate that the Chinese- allied with the Democrats- set this debacle upon the world.  Rather funny how it sprang up in the death throes of impeachment.  Thank you, communist China, thank you, Democratic Party.  Around the globe, we have 2,310,572 confirmed cases of this horrible disease, 158,691 confirmed deaths, and 590,682 confirmed recoveries. 
    The United States claims 739,988 confirmed cases what with 38,928 confirmed fatalities but 66,357 confirmed recoveries.  Yet Democratic governors such as Gretchen Whitmer and the KKK governor of Virginia, continue locking down their states as though they are communists themselves.  One can only wonder why?  Meanwhile, our ‘friends,’ the People’s Republic of China claim 88,302 confirmed cases, 4,632 confirmed deaths, and 82,589 confirmed recoveries.
  65. 2020 Saturday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the former 72nd U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul H. O’Neill died at age 84.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from January 20, 2001, to December 31, 2002.
  66. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 141,015,440 confirmed cases, +932,847, 3,014,805  confirmed deaths, +12,651, and 80,500,382 confirmed recoveries, +659,474.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,867,364 confirmed cases, UP 102,620 from yesterday’s reporting, 572,627 confirmed deaths, UP 1,163, and 119,031,290 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.[xiii] 
  67. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 247,359 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.   In other COVID-19 news, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci says it’s ‘unlikely that the J & J Chi-Vi vaccine will be sidelined for good.’  We aren’t going to take that crap so you may as well send it to the Chi-Coms, the Iranians, or some other crap-hole country.  Oh, Dr. Fauci also says ‘guns are a health issues.’  No kidding- get shot by one and you have a problem but then again, so are knives and sledgehammers if misused.
  68. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,716,603 confirmed cases, 60,949 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,168,901 confirmed cases, 34,439 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,606 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 387,312 confirmed cases, 5,427 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Nevada, the home of fraudulent 2020 Election results: they have 310,239 confirmed cases, 5,365 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[xiv] 
  69. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,047 confirmed cases, 6,338 confirmed deaths, and 828,235 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- the West Bank, long a part of Israel: 279,273 cases of the virus, 2,983 confirmed deaths and 245,293 confirmed recoveries.[xv]  
  70. 2021 Sunday D: U.S. DOLLAR CONVERSIONS– Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Haitian Gourde, one greenback equals 81.80 and in Honduran Lempira, a buck equals 23.98.[xvi]
  71. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE FOUR STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.968 per gallon, $2.826 in Florida, $3.745 in Hawaii, and $3.371 in Washington state.[xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Kansas: $2.676.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,186,291,746,801 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]
  72. 2021 Sunday F: GUNS-GUNS-GUNS– in the era of the FALSE PRESIDENT- Joe Biden- gun crimes continue unabated what a shooting at a bar in Kenosha, Wisconsin, early this morning that killed three and injured another three.  By midday, law enforcement had located a person of interest in this mass shooting.  Meanwhile, another mass shooting occurred in an Austin, Texas, apartment complex when an unknown shooter shot and killed three people and then vanished into thin air.  Police are going door to door searching for the scumbag involved in this crime.  Already, it would appear that more mass shootings have occurred under the Biden regime than in the entire Trump presidency.  Are people this upset with a phony president in the White House?  Are they upset over the phony president’s plans to strip them of their guns that they are pouring out of the woodwork like the cockroaches they are taking care of business before they are forced to mete out justice and/or punishment via baseball bats and meat cleavers?  What the hell is going on?[xix] 
  73. 2021 Sunday G: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE– Joe Biden plans to release 400 illegal alien families with their brats into the interior of the country per day by June 2021.  We are not going to provide care for this human refuse, Joe.  Let ‘em die in the streets.  Next, a Texas illegal alien holding pen for young girls gets shut down after a volunteer work dies under mysterious circumstances.   Meanwhile, a mumbling, stumbling phony president, Joe Biden, mutters that he has no numbers regarding refugees he is going to resettle in the United States but is looking at 60,000 this year and another 100,000 per year thereafter.  Thank you, f**king Joe.
  74. 2021 Sunday H: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS I– Prime Minister Scott Morrison and the Australian government says they are in no hurry to reopen their borders that have been closed thanks to COVID-19.  Next, the Czech Republic expels Russian foreign embassy staff over link to alleged 2014 sabotage carried out by the Russkies that blew up a Czech ammo dump.  Meanwhile, we learn that the Chi-Coms are ecstatic over the weakness displayed by both senile Joe Biden and a feeble Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.  Taiwan, we’re coming for you.   Moving on, the GOP is demanding a stronger show of force as the Russian buildup along the Ukrainian border continues.  Invasion coming here soon, too.  We expect the Chi-Coms, the Russians, the Iranians, and others are going to move simultaneously, and Joe Biden will be left playing pocket pool on the sidelines.  Speaking of Joe Biden’s impotency, former DNI John Ratcliffe says ‘America’s adversaries are taking advantage of Joe Biden’s extremely evident weakness.’ 
  75. 2021 Sunday I:  FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS II– President Donald J. Trump says, ‘it’s a positive and wonderful thing to be getting out of Afghanistan but is critical of the timeline of the withdrawal.’  He negotiated the U.S. departure by May 1, 2021, and Joe Biden has extended it to September 11, 2001.  Here is what we think: we think it’s a ploy by the Bidenistas to cause the Taliban to begin launching major attacks on U.S. positions and personnel so the United States can turn around and say, “Oh, woe, we have to remain in the s***hole country for another 4-8 years so we can continue profiting from the death and destruction.”  There is NO reason to remain in Afghanistan, folks.   Elsewhere, the Mossad announces that ‘yes, indeed, the Biden regime is working at getting back into the FAILED Iran nuclear program.’  Thanks for telling us this but we already knew this POS Joe Biden has no original ideas of his own.  Speaking of the Iranian fecal matter, they fired a barrage of rockets into a base utilized by U.S. contractors in Iraq.  Let’s light Tehran up!  Kill ‘em all!
  76. 2021 Sunday J: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS III– Joe Biden’s National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan claims that his boss, the incredibly fuddled Joe Biden is taking a ‘tough stance’ on Vladimir Putin’s Russia over its ongoing mistreatment of Putin critic Alexei Navalny.  Why Navalny returned to Russia is beyond us but hey, the Russians are doing horrible crap to the imprisoned anti-Putin, which is not right, but Joe Biden is going to do NOTHING about anything.   Elsewhere, Joe Biden’s climate czar, the incredibly phony John F. “Lurch” Kerry is ignoring South Korea’s complaints about Japan’s releasing of toxic water from its shuttered Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean. 
  77. 2021 Sunday K: POLITICAL NEWS I– Former President Donald J. Trump ambassador to Denmark Carla Sands is considering a run for Senator Pat Toomey’s seat in Pennsylvania.   Next, Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX, says that Joe Biden unlike President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is in an advantageous position to pack the U.S. Supreme Court.   Many in the GOP are confident that expanding the U.S. Supreme Court will be detrimental to the Democrats in 2022 and again in 2024.  Big flipping deal, the damage will be done and with tens of millions new illegal alien voters, it won’t matter.  Why are you people so obstinately stupid?   Speaking of other stupidity, new SEC Chairman Gary Gensler plans to increase rules and regulations (such as the ones President Donald J. Trump eradicated) so he can help make Joe Biden’s Green New Deal a reality.  Wow.  Going to be great.
  78. 2021 Sunday L: POLITICAL NEWS II– The Grand Old Party in the Peach State has censured not only Governor Brian Kemp, RINO, and others among statewide leadership over their failure to adequately address President Donald J. Trump’s concerns over election fraud.  Speaking of Governor Kemp, former Democrat-turned-Republican Vernon Jones announced yesterday that he is going to primary Gov. Kemp.  Poor Governor Kemp, he should have stood by President Trump as should have Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, another RINO POS.  We hope they lose in next year’s primaries.   Meanwhile, Congressman Devin Nunes, R-CA 22nd congressional district, criticizes befuddled old Joe Biden’s work schedule, says that he is ‘not working hard enough like a purported U.S. president.’  Elsewhere, we learn today that the National Security Agency- the NSA- is targeting U.S. Navy officers who are pro-Trump instead of targeting foreign enemies abroad.  Wow.  How sad.  Are we beginning to see the beginning of America’s first Soviet-style purge of military officers?  Wow.   Finally, at a Lincoln Day fundraiser in Florida, President Donald J. Trump received a thunderous standing ovation from hundreds of assembled guests.  “Miss him yet?”  You better believe we all do.
  79. 2021 Sunday M: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– Elon Musk beats out Jeff Bezos and Amazon getting a $3 billion NASA contract with which to return Americans to the moon. Moving on, a Rasmussen poll says that 54-percent of likely American voters disapprove of what the Democrat-controlled Congress is doing.  We bet it’s way higher than that.   Another poll shows that since the Democrats stole the 2020 Presidential Election, CNN’s ratings have plummeted by 54-percent.  Equally hateful MSNBC also has seen severe losses in viewership.  Next, an Antifa watchdog group has released the mugshots of all the Black Lives Matter and Antifa thugs and punks arrested in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, for the world to see.  Most of them are spoiled white punks which leads us to reiterate what we have said before: when two generations of young people are spared the belt across their bare asses, this is what you end up with- punks.   Speaking of Brooklyn Center, riots continue in that city as well as in other cities across the nation as leftist scumbags prepare for the verdict in the murder trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.   Finally, Governor Ron DeSantis, R-FL, says the lawsuit the state has on Joe Biden will force the feeble old fool to ‘enforce the law’ instead of avoiding it.
  80. 2022 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 505,019,209 confirmed cases, +211,451, 6,224,359 confirmed deaths, +1,092 and 456,444,263 confirmed recoveries, +441,770. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,355,416 confirmed cases, UP 39,068 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,015,697 confirmed deaths, UP 246,[xx] and 80,225,326 confirmed recoveries, UP to 23,012.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxi]
  81. 2022 Monday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 566,404 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 201,649 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 453 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.              
  82. 2022 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 9,156,797 confirmed cases, 89,796 confirmed deaths, and 8,919,596 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,929,190 confirmed cases, 73,738 confirmed deaths, and 5,804,029 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 243,299 confirmed cases, 1,390 confirmed deaths, and 237,374 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,474,548 confirmed cases, 12,619 confirmed deaths, and 1,436,006 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., District of Columbia: they have 139,772 confirmed cases, 1,333 confirmed deaths, and 134,348 confirmed recoveries.[xxii]   
  83. 2022 Monday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,036,384 confirmed cases, 10,647 confirmed deaths, and 3,941,841 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Diamond Princess, 216th place on the list: 712 cases of the virus, 13 confirmed death and 699 confirmed recoveries.[xxiii]                        
  84. 2022 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,411.69, DOWN 39.54 points (-0.11%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,332.36 DOWN 18.72 points (-18.72%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,391.69, DOWN 0.90 points (-0.02%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $107.59 per barrel, +0.64 (+0.60%).  The price of GOLD is $1,980.10 per troy oz., +5.20 (+0.26%) while the price of SILVER is $26.04 per troy ounce, +0.34 (+1.32%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,016.70 per troy oz, +22.50 (+2.26%) while the price of COPPER is $4.80 per pound, +0.08 (+1.67%).[xxiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,442.24 per troy oz., +73.78 (+3.11%). The price of RHODIUM is $19,200.00 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,085,000.00 per CNY/T, -25,000.00 (-2.25%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,285.50 per USD/T, +49.50 (+1.53%). The price of ZINC is $4,412.00 per USD/T., -49.50 (-1.11%).   The price of COCOA is $2,525.00 per USD/T, -58.00 (-2.25%).  The price of COFFEE is $223.85 per USD/T, +0.25 (+0.11%).  The price of LUMBER is $914.70 USD 1,000 board feet +25.70 (+2.89%).[xxv]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.36 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.93 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 19.82, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 80.00 of theirs.    In Malaysian Ringgit, one greenback equals 4.25 and in Maldivian Rufiyaa, a buck equals 15.42 and in Mauritanian Ouguiya, one dollar equals 95.53 of theirs.[xxvi]       
  85. 2022 Monday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in The Four States in Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.708 per gallon, $4.003 in Florida, $5.226 in Hawaii, and $4.673 in Washington state.[xxvii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Kansas- $3.662.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the 20th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Ethiopia: $2.349 per U.S. Gallon.[xxviii] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,393,303,494,350 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Kuwait the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Sweden.  This nation holds $47,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  86. 2022 Monday F: For us, the day after Easter is still another holiday…at least in professional foodservice.  Join us for a drink- you know where to find me.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0804 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sky of Gold.”  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.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

Record companies being what they are- capitalist, money-making entities- and God bless them for that- released Rick Danko’s next album, “Live at the Tin Angel 1999” on May 10, 2011.  Rick was a talented musician and a unique vocalist; his style could evoke emotions that could overwhelm his listeners.  The record company offered two discs with more than 30 tunes from two shows he performed on this legendary night.  If you love the man, his music, as well as the Band, we hope you will seek this one out, give it a listen if you can and then consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure- we think you will be glad you did.  Look for it now.

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[i] This is the TRUE government of China, Nationalist China which is FREE China.  Although these people inhabit Taiwan, the former island of Formosa, they are the true owners of mainland China, too, and the sooner they reclaim their birthright, the sooner the world will heal.

[ii] We look forward to sharing the music of this influential British band within the next five years.  Colosseum was overlooked when we shared the group of interconnected bands in which, Humble Pie, was a part.  Sorry for the oversight.

[iii] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.

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

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

[vi] 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.

[vii] We hope to share the music of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band as well as Al Kooper sometime in the next 10-15 years.  We hope you will remain with us as loyal readers.

[viii] Not sure when we will begin celebrating the music of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts but when we do…you will be among the first to know.

[ix] As to when we will celebrate the life, times, and music of the late great Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble, we haven’t a clue so stay alert for the day we finally do.

[x] We doubt we will ever do the music of Green Day.

[xi] We hope to celebrate the music of Bill Withers one day.  Please stay alert for when that day arrives.  You will be glad you did.

[xii] We began promoting the music of the Velvet Underground starting on Tuesday, 18-March-2014 through Wednesday, 09-April-2014.  At the time we promoted this famous New York City rock band, we failed to share the music of the man himself, Lou Reed.  We hope to rectify that mistake when we return to promoting American bands again.  Thank you for your patience.

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

[xiv]See previous.

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

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

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

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

[xix] Here’s another shooting we will lay at the feet of Joe Biden- the shooting in Laplace, Louisiana, yesterday at a child’s birthday party.  Six people were shot and injured there.  Is it not amazing how many gun crimes are occurring with Joe Biden in the White House?  By the time this POS is out of office (hopefully later this year), he will have set the record for mass shootings.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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SPRING SESSION 2022

DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 216

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

Holy Saturday

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

97. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 07, 2022

2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 NEWS I- A growing number of governors across the United States are making a stand against any suggestion of the Biden administration’s idea of forcing everyone to present COVID-19 vaccine passports to return to normal life. This never happened when homos were running amok, and HIV-AIDS was a true crisis so any suggestion we should have proof of vaccine is a big overstep for government. We are not the flipping Chi-Coms.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 224

97. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 07, 2022:

President Jimmy Carter; Vice President William R. King; Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase; U.S. Attorney General Harlan F. Stone; California Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown; Heavyweight Boxing Champion Carl “The Truth” Williams; Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young featuring Greg Reeves and Dallas Taylor, the Jefferson Airplane featuring Spencer Dryden, Jethro Tull featuring Mick Abrahams, Ravi Shankar, and Smashing Pumpkins featuring Nicole Fiorentino:

  1. 30 Sunday: Scholars estimate that today is the day Roman troops crucified Jesus Christ.
  2. 1118 Sunday: Pope Gelasius II- the 161st Roman Catholic pontiff- excommunicated Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor.
  3. 1449 Saturday: The 207.1st Roman Catholic pontiff- Antipope Felix V- elected in opposition to both Popes Eugene IV who preceded Felix and Nicholas V who succeeded him, left his post on this date.  He first became pontiff on November 05, 1439, and led his flock until today.
  4. 1509 Wednesday: France declares war on Venice.
  5. 1652 Sunday: The Dutch establish a settlement at Cape Town, South Africa.   Elsewhere, in Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany, future 246th Roman Catholic Pope Clement XII is born.   He would become the Vicar of Christ on July 12, 1755, and would be the guiding light for ALL Christendom until February 06, 1740.
  6. 1655 Wednesday: The 237th Roman Catholic Pope Alexander VII took up his Holy Cross on this date and carried forward shepherding his global flock until May 22, 1667.
  7. 1741 Friday: Future 9th Supreme Court Justice of the United States- Samuel Chase- is born in Somerset County, Maryland, British North America on this date.  A Federalist, President George Washington appointed him to replace 5th Supreme Court Justice John Blair who resigned his office.  Justice Chase served 01-27-1796 to 06-19-1811; he died in office.
  8. 1786 Friday: The future 13th U.S. Vice President William R. King is born on this date in Sampson County, North Carolina.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Franklin Pierce from March 04,1853 until his death on April 18,1853.
  9. 1789 Tuesday: The reign of the 27th Ottoman Turkish sultan or caliph- Abdul Hamid I- ended on this date.  He first became the leader of all Sunni Islam on January 21, 1744.  His successor- Selim III- ascended to the throne on this date and would guide his followers until May 29, 1807.
  10. 1788 Monday: An expedition led by General Rufus Putnam established a settlement at present-day Marietta, Ohio.
  11. 1795 Tuesday: France adopts the meter as the basic measure of length.
  12. 1798 Saturday: An act of Congress creates the Mississippi Territory on this date and named the city of Natchez as the capital.
  13. 1818 Tuesday: General Andrew Jackson conquers St. Marks, Florida, driving the Seminole Indians into the bush.
  14. 1831 Thursday: Dom Pedro abdicates to his son; Dom Pedro II crowned emperor of Brazil.
  15. 1862 Monday: Union forces led by General Ulysses S. Grant defeated the Confederates at the Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee.
  16. 1863 Tuesday: During the Civil War, the Battle of Charleston, South Carolina, took place resulting in a failed Federal fleet attack on Fort Sumter.
  17. 1864 Thursday: The first camel race in the United States took place in Sacramento, CA.
  18. 1891 Tuesday: Nebraska introduces 8-hour workday.
  19. 1902 Monday: The Texas Oil Company, Texaco, forms.
  20. 1915 Wednesday: Jazz singer-songwriter Billie Holiday, aka “Lady Day,” was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  21. 1920 Wednesday: Famed sitar player, Ravi Shankar, is born in India on this date in British India.
  22. 1922 Friday: The Teapot Dome Scandal began as Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall signed a secret deal to lease U.S. Navy petroleum reserves to his friends, oilmen Harry F. Sinclair and Edward L. Doheny.
  23. 1924 Monday: The 52nd U.S. Attorney General of the United States Harlan F. Stone assumed his position on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from 04-07-1924 to 03-01-1925 before moving up to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  24. 1926 Wednesday: Ida Dalser, the Irish wife of Benito Mussolini, Fascist dictator of Italy, broke his nose in an argument, which led him to declare her mentally unstable.
  25. 1927 Thursday: The image and voice of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover transmitted live from Washington, D.C., to New York in the first successful demonstration of long-distance television.
  26. 1930 Monday: Construction workers set in place the first steel columns for the Empire State Building on this date and did it with American steel, and not POS communist Chinese steel.  
  27. 1933 Friday: The two Nazi anti-Jewish laws go into effect in Nazi Germany, banning Jews from public service and from working within the legal system.  Meanwhile, in the United States, Prohibition ended.
  28. 1938 Thursday: Spencer Dryden, the second drummer and the one most associated with the Jefferson Airplane[i], one of the acid rock groups of the 1960’s and 1970’s was born on this date in New York City.  Elsewhere, future California four-term governor, Jerry Brown, was born on this date.
  29. 1939 Friday: Fascist Italy invaded Albania and annexed the small Balkan nation less than a week later.
  30. 1940 Sunday: Booker T. Washington is the first black American to appear on a U.S. postage stamp.  Elsewhere, the German invasion fleet begins leaving their home ports bound for the coastline of Norway and invasion.   German forces are also preparing to assault Denmark so as to control northern air approaches to the northern Atlantic Ocean.  The British, of course, are trying to disrupt these operations.
  31. 1941 Monday: Due to resistance from the Yugoslav people as German forces begin crossing the frontier, Adolf Hitler orders a multi-day punitive air raid on Belgrade.  If the Yugoslavs won’t submit, then the Luftwaffe is going to make an example of them.
  32. 1942 Tuesday: German paratroopers begin the heavy assault on the Mediterranean island of Malta, attempting to wrest it from the British defenders.   Meanwhile, American, and Filipino forces continue a fighting retreat towards Corregidor as the Imperial Japanese troops continue pounding them around the clock.
  33. 1943 Wednesday: While serving with the Afrika Korps in North Africa, attempted future assassin of Adolf Hitler, Count Claus von Stauffenberg suffers severe injury during a RAF air raid, which would cost him an eye, an arm, and part of his other hand.  Meanwhile, in Salzburg, Austria, Hitler, and Benito Mussolini meet for an Axis conference during World War II.  Finally, future guitarist with Jethro Tull[ii], 1967-1968, Mick Abrahams, is born in Luton, England on this date.
  34. 1944 Friday: The Soviets prepare to launch full-scale attacks on the German and Romanian troops holding the Crimea.  The Russian troops have so much firepower that when the hammer falls, the Axis troops are going to be hard-pressed to defend their positions.  The Soviets have learned much since the disastrous days of 1941 and now can do to the Germans and their allies what the Axis did to them- in spades.
  35. 1945 Saturday: As the Japanese try to fend off the growing assaults on Okinawa- the last island before the home islands- the naval fleet they sent headed by the largest battleship the world has ever seen- the Yamato- suffers serious defeat as Allied warplanes pulverize the big ship and many of the lesser ships surrounding her.  The Japanese will try to beach the vessel where she will continue being hammered until a steaming hulk.
  36. 1948 Wednesday: The Rogers and Hammerstein musical, “South Pacific,” opened on Broadway on this date.  Elsewhere, the United Nations’ World Health Organization commenced operations on this date.  Elsewhere, future drummer with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young[iii]—Dallas Taylor—was born on this date in Denver, Colorado.
  37. 1949 Thursday: The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “South Pacific” opened on Broadway.
  38. 1953 Tuesday: The U.N. General Assembly ratified Dag Hammarskjold of Sweden as the new secretary-general succeeding Trygve Lie of Norway.  Elsewhere, IBM unveiled the IBM 701 Electronic Data Processing Machine, which made it the first commercially available scientific computer produced by the company.
  39. 1954 Wednesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower held a news conference in which the President spoke of the importance of containing the spread of communism in Indochina, saying, “You have a row of dominoes set up, you knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last one is the certainty that it will go over very quickly.”  (This became known as the ‘domino theory,’ although the president did not use that term.   Speaking of Indochina, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues on as clearing weather allows the few warplanes that can reach the valley and stay in the air to decimate some Viet Minh units on the ground.  Still, the communists continue throwing one human wave assault onto the Elianes and Huguettes which are taking their toll on French forces.
  40. 1955 Thursday: Future bassist with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young[iv]—Greg Reeves—was born on this date in Warren, Ohio.
  41. 1957 Sunday: The last remaining electric trolley of New York City completed its final journey on this date, running from Queens to Manhattan.  
  42. 1959 Tuesday: A referendum in Oklahoma repealed the state’s ban on alcoholic beverages after being in effect for 51 years.
  43. 1962 Saturday: Nearly 1,200 Cuban exiles tried by the Communist Cuban system of justice (a sham) for their role in the Bay of Pigs fiasco, suffered conviction and went to prison for lengthy terms.  The disaster was because once Democratic President John F. Kennedy set it in motion, when the going got tough, he failed to support the Cuban freedom fighters and so they died, both on the battlefield and in prison.  
  44. 1963 Sunday: At the age of 23, Jack Nicklaus became the youngest golfer to win the Masters’ Tournament.
  45. 1966 Thursday: The U.S. Navy recovered a hydrogen bomb that the U.S. Air Force had lost in the Mediterranean Sea off Spain following a B-52 crash.
  46. 1969 Monday: The Supreme Court, in Stanley v. Georgia, unanimously struck down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material.  Meanwhile, today marks the symbolic birth date of the Internet with the publication of RFC 1.
  47. 1970 Tuesday: John Wayne won his first and only Oscar for his role in “True Grit.”  He had already appeared in more than 200 films, by this point.
  48. 1978 Friday: President Jimmy Carter announced he was deferring development of the neutron bomb, a high-radiation weapon with a low-yield blast.  Enemy troops die quickly, the radiation dissipates, and real estate is not destroyed.  What’s not to love?
  49. 1979 Saturday: In Ludlow, Massachusetts, future bassist with Smashing Pumpkins, 2011-2013, Nicole Fiorentino is born.  She would play with other bands besides the Pumpkins.
  50. 1980 Monday: President Jimmy Carter breaks off relations with Iran during the Iranian Hostage Crisis.  This would be the end of the Carter administration as no matter what they did, the Iranians would not budge, nor would they release the imprisoned Americans.
  51. 1983 Thursday: Space shuttle astronauts Story Musgrave and Don Peterson went on the first U.S. spacewalk in almost a decade as they worked in the open cargo bay of Challenger for nearly four hours.
  52. 1985 Sunday: The Soviet Union announced a unilateral freeze on medium-range nuclear missiles.
  53. 1987 Tuesday: Los Angeles Dodgers executive Al Campanis for more than 40 years resigns after making racial remarks on NBC’s “Nightline” program.
  54. 1988 Thursday: The Soviet Union announces it would begin withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan after a decade of war in its southern neighbor.
  55. 1994 Thursday: Civil war erupted in Rwanda between the Patriotic Front rebel group composed of Tutsis and government soldiers composed of Hutus.  In the following months, genocide broke out as the Hutu regime slaughtered hundreds of thousands of Tutsis in lopsided violence until the Tutsi rebels eventually threw out the Hutu regime.
  56. 1998 Tuesday: Mary Bono, the widow of Sonny Bono, won a special election to serve out the remainder of her husband’s congressional term.
  57. 2000 Friday: President Clinton signed the Senior Citizens Freedom to Work act, reversing a Depression-era law, which allowed senior citizens to earn money without losing Social Security retirement benefits. 
  58. 2003 Monday: Syracuse won the NCAA basketball tournament with an 81-78 victory over Kansas.  Meanwhile, U.S. troops capture Baghdad; two later, the regime of Saddam Hussein imploded.   
  59. 2006 Friday: Things are rough in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Indiana as tornadoes roar though the area a second time in a week. 
  60. 2007 Saturday: Thousands take to the streets in Los Angeles, California, demanding citizenship, and equal rights for the millions of illegal aliens lurking within the shadows of the country.  We say,  “Build the wall and deport them all.”
  61. 2008 Monday: A new report from the U.S. Institute for Peace says that the U.S. goals in Iraq are no closer to being achieved than they were when the U.S.-led Coalition invaded the country back in 2003.  Good to know.
  62. 2009 Tuesday: Former Peruvian President, Alberto Fujimori, receives 25 years in prison for ordering killings and kidnappings by security forces.  Meanwhile, Vermont became the fourth state (after Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Iowa) to legalize same-sex marriage.
  63. 2010 Wednesday: The Kyrgyzstani riots continue as President Kurmanbek Bakiyev reportedly flees the country, the government steps down and protesters control the parliament building.
  64. 2011 Thursday: Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi sent a letter to the Obama administration begging the administration to order a halt to the bombing of his country.  However, because Gaddafi worked with the George W. Bush administration in the War on Terror, the Obama-Biden regime must now destroy him and support the rebels trying to oust him.  What a guy Obama and his flunky Joe Biden are.   Elsewhere, a leaky vessel packed full of migrants from West Africa sinks off the coast of Italy.  Although the Italian navy is able to pull about 50 people out of the water, it is believed that hundreds more drowned.
  65. 2012 Saturday: As the civil war in Yemen continues to rage, the airport in the capital city of Sana’a is closed when pro-government forces threaten to begin attacking aircraft. 
  66. 2013 Sunday: China reports it will open the South China Sea’s Paracel Islands to tourism before the May Day holiday.  Vietnam voices strong opposition this move, as ownership of the islands is in dispute.  Elsewhere, in Doha, Qatar, hundreds of delegates meet as Qatar pledges $500 million in aid to rebuild Sudan’s Darfur, a region racked by a decade-long conflict.  Meanwhile, former USBA heavyweight boxing champion, Carl “The Truth” Williams, dies on this date at age 53.  Over the course of his professional career, he compiled a record of 41 fights, 30 W (21 KOs), 10 L, and 1 NC.
  67. 2014 Monday: The president of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, makes the first state visit to England as the Irish head of state; his visit matched the one Queen Elizabeth II made to his country in 2011.  Elsewhere, pro-Russian activists barricaded inside government buildings in eastern Ukraine proclaimed their regions to be ‘independent’ and called for a referendum on seceding from Ukraine, an echo of events that had led to Russia’s annexation of the Crimea.
  68. 2015 Tuesday: U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, announces he will be seeking the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination next year.  Meanwhile, in a nail-biter election for mayor of Chicago, current Mayor Rahm Emanuel- one of the worst mayors of all time- wins a second term in a run-off election by beating fellow Democrat, Jesus G. “Chuy” Garcia.
  69. 2016 Thursday: As the 2016 Presidential Election race continues gathering steam, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani endorses candidate Donald J. Trump and tells assembled reporters that ‘Trump will win more than 50-percent in the primary election.’   Elsewhere, the ACLU- the American Civil Liberties Union- and Planned Parenthood- a Pro-Death entity- sue the state of Indiana for having recently passed an anti-abortion law that bans the procedure if the person seeking it is doing because of genetic abnormalities. 
  70. 2017 Friday: California Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown—a Democrat—announced an end to the state’s historic drought emergency imposed in 2014.  Meanwhile, as Chinese communist dictator Xi Jinping enjoys dinner with President Donald J. Trump at Mar-a-Lago, the president orders a missile strike against the forces of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad following a chemical weapons attack against civilians comes to light.  Finally, the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame inducts the Electric Light Orchestra[v], YES[vi], Joan Baez[vii], Journey[viii], Pearl Jam[ix], and slain rapper Tupac Shakur[x] on this date.
  71. 2018 Saturday: In the NHL, expansion team the Las Vegas Knights close the NHL regular season with a 7-1 loss in Calgary; however, the new team first-year record ends with 51 wins which is far better than the last two expansion teams- the Anaheim Ducks and the Florida Panthers who both ended their inaugural seasons (1993-94) with 33 wins each.  Meanwhile, laughing at the world yet again, the Syrian air force attacks the city of Duma killing at least 40 civilians and injuring more than 500 with a suspected poison gas attack.
  72. 2019 Sunday: President Donald J. Trump tells the press that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving the administration and that Kevin McAleenan will be taking her place until a permanent replacement can pass confirmation.   Elsewhere, as Sudan undergoes massive antigovernment protests, something happens to the power generation, and everything goes dark.
  73. 2020 Tuesday: Since the World Health Organization seems to be in the tank for communist China, President Donald J. Trump wants to put a hold on any further monies from the United States going to the World Health Organization until Beijing and the WHO account for their actions in the wake of the Wuhan Virus, aka the Kung Flu, aka Wuhan Flu, aka coronavirus crisis.  The president also wants to get to the bottom of WHY more black Americans are falling ill to this insidious virus.  What did the Chinese engineer in their Wuhan laboratory?  Currently, at the time of this posting, there are 1,428,428 confirmed cases around the globe what with 300,198 confirmed recoveries and 82,020 confirmed deaths.  Thank you, People’s Republic of China!  Meanwhile, in the United States, there are 398,185 confirmed cases with 12,844 confirmed deaths.  It would appear that Plaquenil aka hydroxychloroquine is extremely promising so states and locales (ahem, New York state and New York City), allow doctors to prescribe it to their extremely ill patients.  What do you have to lose, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill Di Blasio?  Nothing!  Stop playing politics with the lives of people.   Finally, singer-songwriter John Prine dies from COVID-19 at age 73.
  74. 2021 Wednesday: WOKE NEWS / WOKEISM / WOKIES / WOKE WOOSIES NEWS– Much to the horror of the WOKIES, Arkansas becomes the first state banning all hormonal and surgical treated for those claiming to be a gender different than what the Lord gave them at birth.  We believe these individuals should receive humane care in mental health facilities and if they continue believing they are something other than they are, they can do whatever they want to do at age 18.  Any parent who would destroy their child’s body on some misguided belief or stupid whim should be doing time in prison.  Period.   
  75. 2021 Wednesday A: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE NEWS– Customs and Border Patrol reported today the arrests of MS-13 gangbanger thugs crossing the southern border.  Shoot them like the dogs they are.   Next, the Joe Biden administration is opening two new illegal alien holding pens near the southern border with Mexico.  Congressman Tom McClintock, R-CA 4th congressional district, told Newsmax today that ‘NO nation has ever survived an influx of illegal immigrants the way our country is experiencing.’  He is 100-percent correct.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump says he’s glad that the Biden administration is considering finishing the border wall but says he doubts that Joe Biden is making the decisions.
  76. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 NEWS I– A growing number of governors across the United States are making a stand against any suggestion of the Biden administration’s idea of forcing everyone to present COVID-19 vaccine passports to return to normal life.  This never happened when homos were running amok, and HIV-AIDS was a true crisis so any suggestion we should have proof of vaccine is a big overstep for government.  We are not the flipping Chi-Coms.   It’s good that Joe Biden is facing major backlash against him and his administration for persisting in this stupidity.  Still, the old coot persists in telling Americans that ‘IF we want to celebrate the Fourth of July, we had better have proof of insurance.’  Wow.  A dictator…Meanwhile, medical professionals are blasting the Centers for Disease Control for being slow to update information regarding the coronavirus.
  77. 2021 Wednesday C: COVID-19 NEWS II– Next, the Centers for Disease Control report that the dominant strain in the U.S. is now the United Kingdom variant.  Moving on, skin reactions reported by those who have taken either the AstraZeneca or the Moderna vaccines are said to be ‘nothing,’ ‘not dangerous,’ ‘don’t worry about them’ to which we say, “We have seen people with their skin peeling off, don’t lie to us and tell us it’s no flipping deal.”  We will one year before we take the ‘mark of the beast’ upon ourselves… Elsewhere, the University of Oxford is pausing a pediatric trial of the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine.  No reason is reported for the stoppage.  Yes, we are curious.
  78. 2021 Wednesday D: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS– The military contingent in Myanmar’s London Embassy has seized control of the facility and booted the ambassador out on the street.  London law enforcement has surrounded the building but cannot go inside as it’s Myanmar’s property.  Next, Qatar Airways is considering a major purchase of Boeing’s 777-X freighters with which to increase its air fleet.  Elsewhere, as calls grow around the world to boycott the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, Joe Biden cannot bring himself to break with his masters in communist China.  (Note- former President Jimmy Carter can now rest easy as he is NO longer the worst president in U.S. history, Joe Flipping Biden is).
  79. 2021 Wednesday E: NATIONAL NEWS I– the trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin continues into its 8th day.  Thugs across the country are threatening violence.  Folks, it’s time the rule of law is reestablished, and law and order are upheld.  People can protest but once you begin committing acts of violence, once you raise your arm to throw an accelerant, and once you begin raping, robbing, and looting, it is important that law enforcement shoot those people down.  If we return to the nation, we were back in the 1950s and before, people could protest but violent scumbags did not run amok.  Remember: government’s first order of the day is to protect life and property.  Period.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump blew Fake News Media reports that Congressman Matt Gaetz, R-FL 1st congressional district, NEVER asked for a blanket pardon.’  Why would he?  He did nothing wrong.  
  80. 2021 Wednesday F: NATIONAL NEWS II– U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer is urging progressives (communists) not to take drastic actions against the court and that packing the court would dilute its importance and its influence.  Will progressives listen?  We doubt it.  Next, Amazon.com billionaire Jeff Bezos says he’s ‘all in with the Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill and the subsequent tax hikes.’  Sure, you are, Jeff, sure.  Next, New York- the Empire State- is nearing a deal to provide unemployment and COVID-19 relief to illegal aliens within their state at the cost of $2.1 billion.  What the hell is wrong with these people?   Meanwhile, North Las Vegas, Nevada, Mayor John Lee is leaving the Democratic Party to become a Republican. 
  81. 2021 Wednesday G: ONGOING GEORGIA- PEACH STATE- UPROAR– Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, a political hack if one ever existed, has signed an executive order with which to try and mitigate the new election laws designed to improved voting in her state.   Meanwhile, enfeebled old Joe Biden continues celebrating companies and corporations pulling out of Georgia and encourages still more to do the same.  What a president.  Speaking of MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred’s decision to pull the All-Star Game out of Atlanta and relocate it to Colorado, Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, says ‘Manfred needs to buy a spine online.’  Amen.  Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, R-GA, says that ‘Joe Biden needs to smarten up’ so he knows of what he speaks.  Joe knows NOTHING.  The ever-stupid White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki says the ‘Georgia law is built atop a lie.’[xi]
  82. 2021 Wednesday H: NATIONAL NEWS III– President Donald J. Trump officially endorses Congressman Mo Brooks, R-AL 5th congressional district, in his race for U.S. Senate.  Next, Vice President Mike Pence has formed a new group- Advancing American Freedom Organization- with which to continue the Trump Miracle.  Elsewhere, Democrats in Maricopa County, Arizona, continue defying the state government’s demand for transparency in the 2020 Presidential and General Elections.  One-hundred-and-twelve days after the election, the Democrats continue trying to cover up the fact that they stole the elections, from President Trump and from Senator Martha McSally.  Speaking of Arizona, Governor Doug Ducey has signed a bill- H.B. 2111- that will make the Copper State a 2nd Amendment sanctuary state.  Next, Oregon Governor Kate Brown, DS, is threatening to use state law enforcement to eliminate ALL TRUMP SUPPORTERS within her state and seems to side with Antifa thugs and murderers.   Finally, Tennessee is pushing to re-establish the two-day waiting period for abortions.
  83. 2021 Wednesday I: NATIONAL NEWS IV– Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax, a man with numerous sexual assault allegations lodged against him such as forcible sodomy, has compared himself to slain Emmett Till.  The POS lieutenant governor who only remains in his position because Governor Ralph Northam is a POS just as is Attorney General Mark Herring who has his own blackface problem and the next one in line to become governor.  Mr. Fairfax is seeking to become the next governor and honest news media people are beating him up over the allegations of rape lodged against him and he’s upset, he’s hurt, claiming he is being treated just like poor Emmett Till.  STFU.  Moving on, we learn today that the Joe Biden administration sent out more than 1.5 million COVID-19 relief checks, many of which went to people ineligible to receive them.  Elsewhere, noted legal scholar Jonathan Turley says that the ‘media failed to do its job on the Hunter Biden laptop story.’  Next, the Senate Dems find a way to sidestep the filibuster rule.
  84. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 132,456,676 confirmed cases, +863,496, 2,873,821  confirmed deaths, +17,189, and 75,221,481 confirmed recoveries, +542,061.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,056,277 confirmed cases, UP 131,008 from yesterday’s reporting, 561,775 confirmed deaths, UP 1,174, and 118,831,023 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.[xii] 
  85. 2021 Wednesday K: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 233,262 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.  
  86. 2021 Wednesday L: 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: 3,686,013 confirmed cases, 59,882 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,096,747 confirmed cases, 33,822 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 30,479 confirmed cases, 467 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 373,227 confirmed cases, 5,350 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Minnesota, the state that launched an entire summer of violence last May what with politicizing the police interaction between Officer Derek Chauvin and thug George Floyd: they have 532,736 confirmed cases, 6,986 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries. 
  87. 2021 Wednesday M: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 835,163 confirmed cases, 6,262 confirmed deaths, and 823,732 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Panama, one of the places where one can hide substantial sums of cash: 356,913 cases of the virus, 6,146 confirmed deaths and 346,153 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]    
  88. 2021 Wednesday N:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,446.26, UP 16.02 points (+0.048%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,688.84, DOWN 9.54 points (-0.07%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,079.95, UP 6.01 points (+0.15%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.56 per barrel, -0.21 (-0.35%).  The price of GOLD is $1,738.50 per troy oz., -3.10 (-0.18%) while the price of SILVER is $25.20 per troy ounce, -0.05 (-0.19%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,232.20 per troy oz, +0.30 (+0.02%) while the price of COPPER is $4.06 per pound, +0.01 (+0.17%).[xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,617.44 per troy oz, -67.29 (-2.51%).[xv] The price of RHODIUM is $26,700.00 per troy oz., +0.00 (+0.00%).[xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.54 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.22.     In Costa Rican Colón, one greenback equals 609.50 and in Croatian Kuna, a buck equals 6.38.[xvii]  
  89. 2021 Wednesday O: 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 $3.924 per gallon, $2.838 in Florida, $3.710 in Hawaii, and $3.336 in Washington state.[xviii]    Let’s look at one other state- Colorado: $2.907.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,143,620,786,049 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven running amok.
  90. 2021 Wednesday P: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– Israel expresses dissatisfaction with the Biden administration which is reversing Trump era policies by giving the Palestinians $235 million in aid as well as returning to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency which is all about Palestinian statehood.    Meanwhile, Axios blasts the Biden administration for not reuniting the illegal alien families torn asunder by the Trump administration, something the old fool promised to do.  Next, communist China placed 700 Americans who passed through Shanghai Airport on their watch list.   Moving on, Congressman Burgess Owens, R-UT 4th congressional district accuses Joe Biden of showing cowardice on the southern border.   Elsewhere, departing CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin says the network does ‘nothing to empower women.’  Speaking of female empowerment, one of Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s accusers says he shut the door to his office before he started groping all over her body.  Nasty.  Finally, the G20 promises to make progress on implementing a worldwide corporate tax so businesses cannot escape left-wing tax collectors anywhere they might hide.
  91. 2021 Wednesday Q: Stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto Draw #3549 with a $35 million pot on the line as well as the Powerball Draw #835 with a $43 million pot up for some lucky guy, gal, or it…first, here are the numbers for the Super Lotto: 02, 07, 16, 40, 42, and Mega 20.  Out of 109,896 winning tickets, the highest winners were FIVE people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $8,026 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Old Green Mill Liquor in Glendale, CA 91204 (2) Chevron in Yuba City, CA 95991 (3) Richmond New May Wah Supermarket in San Francisco, CA 94118 (4) Super 8 Liquor and Food in Concord, CA 94521 and (5) ARCO AM/PM in Fontana, CA 92336.   Here are the numbers for the Powerball: 27, 35, 39, 51, 66, and Power 16.  Out of 42,460 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $12,249 apiece.
  92. 2022 Thursday: Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0793 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Panorama.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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Record companies being what they are- capitalist, money-making entities- and God bless them for that- released Rick Danko’s next album, “Cryin’ Heart Blues” on November 15, 2005.  Rick was a talented musician and a unique vocalist; his style could evoke emotions that could overwhelm his listeners.  The record company culled together some delightful tidbits, live tunes, studio rarities, and other enticing treats and gave them to his fans, sadly well after his demise.  If you love the man, his music, as well as the Band, we hope you will seek this one out, give it a listen if you can and then consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure- we think you will be glad you did.  Look for it now.

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

[ii] We expect to do the music of Jethro Tull, Wild Turkey, Ian Anderson, and Paris sometime in the next 5-6 years.  We hope you will still be with us.

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

[iv] See previous footnote.

[v] We hope to promote the music of the Electric Light Orchestra, the Move, Roy Wood, and Wizzard at some point in the near future.  Please stay tuned.

[vi] A lengthy presentation of YES and its individual members will begin at some point within the next 2-3 years.  Please stay tuned.

[vii] As to when we will promote the music of this commie folk singer- Joan Baez- we hope to do it sometime in the next 30 years.  Please remain alert for the day we do.

[viii] Sadly, we were not as attuned to the sharing of interconnected bands and musicians when we promoted Santana years ago, but we do hope we will be able to promote the music of Journey at some point in the nest 10-12 years.

[ix] When we promote the music of Nirvana, we hope to promote the music of Pearl Jam, the Smashing Pumpkins, Hole, and the Stone Temple Pilots, so make sure you remain attentive for the time we do.  You will be glad you did.  

[x] Tupac Shakur?  It could be 40 years before we begin promoting the music of rappers.  Please join us every day for that glorious day- you will be glad you did but NO Eminem. Fuck him- he hates his mother.

[xi] Listen, moron: the entire Biden administration is built atop a lie.  Everyone now knows that Joe Biden did not win the 2020 presidential election and the longer morons such as yourself continue to talk crap the worse it’s going to be for ALL of you.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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22. 1943 Saturday: Adolf Hitler promotes Stalingrad commander Friedrich von Paulus to field marshal to keep the Axis troops trapped in the city fighting to their deaths. No field marshal in the history of Germany had ever surrendered his army. Field Marshal Paulus would later say, “I’m not going to kill myself for that corporal.”

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30. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JANUARY 30, 2022:

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt; Vice President Richard “Dick” Cheney; Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Elliot Richardson and Richard “Dick” Cheney; U.S. Secretaries of War James Madison Porter and Jacob M. Dickenson; the Beatles, Genesis featuring Phil Collins, Humble Pie featuring Steve Marriott, Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship featuring Marty Balin, Journey featuring Steve Augeri, KISS, and the Strawberry Alarm Clock featuring Steve Bartek:

  1. 1349 Thursday: The citizens of Freiburg, Germany, massacre their Jewish citizens.
  2. 1487 Sunday: Bell chimes undergo invention on this date.
  3. 1592 Thursday: The 231st Roman Catholic Pope Clement VIII became the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He would guide his flock until March 03, 1605.
  4. 1649 Saturday: After the Scots agree to sell England’s King Charles I to his foes, the English Parliament, his new captors behead him.
  5. 1790 Saturday: The builders of the first purpose-built lifeboat launch it onto the River Tyne.
  6. 1798 Tuesday: Representative Matthew Lyon of Vermont spits in the face of Representative Roger Griswold of Connecticut, after an argument.
  7. 1800 Thursday: U.S. Census: 5,308,483 whites and 1,002,037 blacks (18.9-percent).
  8. 1804 Monday: Explorer Mungo Park leaves Great Britain to search for the source of the Niger River in Africa.
  9. 1844 Tuesday: Richard Theodore Greener became the first African American to graduate from Harvard University.  Meanwhile, the 18th U.S. Secretary of War James Madison Porter left office on this day.  A Whig, he served under President John Tyler from 03-08-1843 until today.
  10. 1847 Saturday: The city leaders of the city of Yerba Buena (Good Herbs) renamed it San Francisco.  
  11. 1851 Thursday: In Columbus, Mississippi, future 44th U.S. Secretary of War Jacob M. Dickenson.  A Democrat, he would serve under President William Howard Taft from March 12, 1909, to May 21, 1911.
  12. 1862 Thursday: The ironclad USS Monitor underwent launching from the Continental Iron Works in Greenpoint, New York, during the Civil War.
  13. 1882 Monday: The 32nd president of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, was born in Hyde Park, New York.  A Democrat, he would serve from March 04, 1933, until his death on April 12, 1945.  
  14. 1894 Tuesday: Charles King of Detroit, Michigan, patents the pneumatic or “jack” hammer.
  15. 1910 Sunday: At Playa del Rey, California, work commenced on the first board-track automobile speedway.
  16. 1911 Monday: The U.S. Naval destroyer, the USS Terry, made the first airplane rescue at sea when pilot James McCurdy ditched in the ocean about 10 miles short of Havana, Cuba.
  17. 1933 Monday: Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany.  Hans Lammers becomes chief of the Reich Chancellery on this date while at the same time, Wilhelm Frick becomes Reichsminister of the Interior.  The first episode of the “Lone Ranger” radio program underwent broadcast on station WXYZ in Detroit, Michigan.
  18. 1937 Saturday: The second of Josef Stalin’s ‘Great Purge’ trials end with Georgi Pyakatov, one of the dictator’s original companions sentenced to death along with 16 others.
  19. 1939 Monday: Adolf Hitler again calls for the extermination of European Jewry.
  20. 1941 Thursday: Future 46th vice president of the United States, Richard “Dick” Cheney, Republican, January 20, 2001, to January 20, 2009, is born on this date in Lincoln, Nebraska.  He also served the nation as its 17th U.S. Secretary of Defense under President George H. W. Bush from March 21, 1989, to January 20, 1993.   
  21. 1942 Friday: Future vocalist of the Jefferson Airplane / the Jefferson Starship[i], Marty Balin, was born on this date in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Meanwhile, in a speech to the faithful in Berlin, Fuhrer Adolf Hitler threatens the Jews of the world with annihilation.  He is trying to pump up the German people over the failure of the Wehrmacht to capture Moscow on the Eastern Front in December 1941.  
  22. 1943 Saturday: Adolf Hitler promotes Stalingrad commander Friedrich von Paulus to field marshal to keep the Axis troops trapped in the city fighting to their deaths.  No field marshal in the history of Germany had ever surrendered his army.  Field Marshal Paulus would later say, “I’m not going to kill myself for that corporal.”  Meanwhile, in North Africa, the Afrika Korps attacks the Vichy French in Tunisia.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Guadalcanal draws to a close as the last remaining Japanese troops on the island are able to escape undetected in the night.
  23. 1944 Sunday: The Battle of Anzio continues.  The Allies are attempting to break out of their beachhead, but their German adversaries continue keeping them tied up.  The Anzio planners thought the Germans had second-line troops in the area when they landed behind Axis lines, but paratroopers and tankers were resting and refitting onsite.  Big blunder.
  24. 1945 Tuesday: In the Baltic Sea, a Soviet submarine sinks the former German cruise ship, Wilhelm Gustloff, packed with German refugees fleeing the onrushing Soviet juggernaut.   There were 9,000 German refugees onboard; about 1,000 survived the sinking.  Meanwhile, the Red Army begins a fighting push across the Oder River into eastern Germany.  Berlin lays 50 miles to the west.  German civilians are fleeing like mad people, trying to escape the rampaging Red Army, intent on revenge.
  25. 1947 Thursday: Steve Marriott, future vocalist, and guitarist with the Small Faces[ii] and Humble Pie[iii] is born in in Manor Park, London, England, on this date.
  26. 1948 Friday: A Hindu extremist, Nathuram Godse, shot and killed Indian political and spiritual leader Mohandas K. Gandhi, 78, in New Delhi.  (Godse and a co-conspirator went to the executioner later).
  27. 1951 Tuesday: Phil Collins—future drummer and vocalist with the British rock band, Genesis[iv] (1970-1996 / 2006-2015)—is born in in Chiswick, England, on this date.
  28. 1952 Wednesday: Future member of the psychedelic rock band, the Strawberry Alarm Clock[v]– Steve Bartek (flutes/guitars/vocals)- is born in Garfield Heights, Ohio.
  29. 1956 Monday: White racists bomb the home of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  30. 1958 Thursday: At age 22, Yves Saint Laurent held his first major fashion show in Paris.  Elsewhere, the first two-way moving sidewalk went into service at Love Field in Dallas, Texas, what with the length of the walkway being 1,435 feet through the airport.
  31. 1959 Friday: In Brooklyn, New York, future vocalist with the San Francisco, California, band, Journey- Steve Augeri- is born.  He would do vocals with the band from 1998 to 2005.
  32. 1960 Saturday: Carol Heiss won the U.S. women’s singles figure skating championship.
  33. 1962 Tuesday: Two members of the “Flying Wallendas” high-wire act died when their seven-person pyramid collapsed during a performance at the State Fair Coliseum in Detroit, Michigan.  Meanwhile, the UN General Assembly censures Portugal for its actions in Angola.
  34. 1964 Thursday: The United States launched Ranger 6, an unmanned spacecraft carrying television cameras that crash-landed on the moon but failed to send back images.
  35. 1968 Tuesday: The Tet Offensive began during the Vietnam War as Communist forces launched surprise attacks against South Vietnamese provincial capitals.  Although American and allied troops beat them back, the fake news media spun it as a major setback for the United States and not for the communists.   Elsewhere, in Bethnal Green, London, England, “Aussie Joe” Bugner scores a TKO over opponent, Paul Cassidy, in the second round of a two-round bout which put his pro record to 1-1.  
  36. 1969 Thursday: The Beatles[vi] staged an impromptu concert atop Apple headquarters in London; it was the group’s last public appearance.
  37. 1972 Sunday: Pakistan withdraws from the British Commonwealth.  Meanwhile in Northern Ireland, in what the world came to know as “Bloody Sunday,” British troops shoot on Catholics, killing 13.
  38. 1973 Tuesday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of Defense Elliott Richardson took his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from today until 05-24-1973.   Elsewhere, the rock band, KISS[vii], plays its first concert at the Coventry Club in Queens, New York.
  39. 1976 Friday: George H.W. Bush becomes the 11th director of the CIA, until 1977.
  40. 1979 Tuesday: The civilian government of Iran announced it had decided to allow ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini to return.  He had been living in exile for 20 years in France.  We’re surprised the Shah’s intelligence service didn’t track this POS down and whack him.
  41. 1981 Friday: An estimated 2 million New Yorkers turned out for a ticker-tape parade honoring the freed American hostages from Iran.
  42. 1982 Saturday: In Knoxville, Tennessee, up-and-coming heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith won a 6-round heavyweight bout on points.  In beating Ricky Parkey.  This would put “Bonecrusher’s” pro record to 1-1.  His opponent’s record would go to 2-1.   Across the country in Paradise, Nevada, Wilfred “El Radar” Benitez defeats Roberto “Manos de Piedra” Duran in a 15-round unanimous decision.  This puts Duran’s pro record to 74-3 while Benitez’ record went to 44-1-1 and also kept the WBC light middleweight title.
  43. 1983 Sunday: Super Bowl XVII: the Washington Redskins beat the Miami Dolphins, 27-17, in Pasadena, California, with Washington running back John Riggins being the Super Bowl MVP.
  44. 1993 Saturday: In Memphis, Tennessee, in a scheduled 10-round bout, heavyweight boxer Greg Page scores a third-round TKO over his opponent, Dan Murphy, to put his pro record to 37-11.
  45. 1994 Sunday: The Dallas Cowboys beat the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVIII, 30-13, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.
  46. 2000 Sunday: The St. Louis Rams beat the Tennessee Titans in Super Bowl XXXIV, 23-16, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.  
  47. 2005 Sunday: For the first time since 1958, Iraq holds its first free parliamentary elections; President George W. Bush calls the balloting a resounding success—so why has President Barack Obama abandoned the Iraqis to ISIS?
  48. 2006 Monday: Coretta Scott King, widow of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., died in Rosarito Beach, Mexico, at age 78 on this date.
  49. 2007 Tuesday: Microsoft releases its operating system, Windows Vista.
  50. 2008 Wednesday: Former North Carolina Democratic Senator John Edwards withdraws from the running for the 2008 presidential primary race.  On the GOP side of the aisle, former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani withdraws from the running and endorses Arizona RINO Senator John McCain.
  51. 2012 Monday: Washington, D.C. prohibits the Occupy Wall Street trash from occupying Freedom Plaza and McPherson Square.  Those who arrest are scooped up and sent to the hoosegow.  Elsewhere, the Sudanese military claims they have rescued 14 of the Chi-Com workers captured by the Sudanese People’s Liberation Army movement ‘North,’ after heavy fighting.  Meanwhile, Russia opposes the United Nations’ attempt at sanctioning Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
  52. 2013 Wednesday: In preparation for the Scottish independence referendum, the Scottish government agrees to alter the wording in its referendum because members expressed concerns that it might lead people to vote for it.
  53. 2014 Thursday: Royal Caribbean’s cruise liner, Explorer of the Seas, returns to port after 700 of its 3,050 passengers become ill with gastroenteritis; the illness is suspected to be the Norovirus, a variant strain of the species Norwalk virus.
  54. 2015 Friday: California officials believe that someone with overseas exposure caused an outbreak of measles among Disneyland visitors; Disneyland visitors account for 67 cases, with 94 total infections across the U.S. to date.
  55. 2016 Saturday: The Zika virus outbreak continues spreading with Jamaica reporting its first case while in Colombia, at least 2,100 pregnant women discover they have the mosquito-borne disease that can cause birth defects to their unborn babies.  Meanwhile, due to North Korea’s increasing belligerence (more so than normal), Japan puts its armed forces on the alert.
  56. 2017 Monday: The first known mention of the coup against President Donald J. Trump occurred on this day when well-known leftist attorney Mark S. Zaid Esq. put out a tweet in which he said: #coup has started.  First of many steps.  #rebellion.  #impeachment will follow ultimately.  #lawyers.  Folks, this POFS should be arrested and charged with treason and sent to Leavenworth to break boulders into gravel for the remainder of his life.  
  57. 2017 Monday A: Meanwhile, someone else involved in the coup, Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates stepped down from her position.  A Democrat, she served under President Donald J. Trump from January 20, 2017, until her termination today.  Her replacement- Acting U.S. Attorney General Dana Boente- assumed the position today and would serve until February 09, 2017, when the 84th U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions assumed the position.
  58. 2017 Monday B: Elsewhere, in Canada law enforcement officers arrest a French-Canadian student for the shooting the previous day that killed six and wounded five others.  He is charged with the crime.
  59. 2018 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump delivers his first State of the Union Address to the 115th Congress.  It’s a great speech but critics slam it for being dark, depressing, and un-American.  House Speaker Paul Ryan sits behind him smirking, knowing that he’s going to leave office.
  60. 2019 Wednesday: A medical team in Israel claims to have discovered a cure for cancer.  As soon as this is announced, the world medical community begins blasting them as liars.  Meanwhile, the government of Canada informs Havana that it’s pulling out half its embassy staff following the 14th case of the mystery microwave attacks that have bedeviled both U.S. and Canadian diplomats and workers.  Time to nuke Cuba.
  61. 2020 Thursday: The question-and-answer phase in the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump continues as Adam Schiff continues lying and lying.  He claims he does not know the alleged ‘whistleblower,’ Eric C., who spent time on the National Security Council with another man- Shawn Misko- who happens to have gone to work for the House Intel Committee chairman AFTER the phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky occurred.  We are expected to believe this…what a load.   Elsewhere, as cases of the Chinese Virus continue skyrocketing, the Chi-Coms’ lackey Dr. Tedros at the World Health Organization declares a ‘global emergency,’ something that does not occur all that often.  It is what it is.  Thank you, communist China, thank you.
  62. 2021 Saturday: DAY ELEVEN OF THE BIDEN REGIME- after the first 10 days, President Joe Biden has signed 40 executive orders and memorandums.  Next, the Department of Justice rolls back on Trump administration policies regarding crime and sentencing.  Could it be President Biden is returning to his old ways and seeking to send minorities to prison for longer terms?  That would surprise NO one around here.  Meanwhile, Texas Congressman Chip Roy urges Rep. Sandy Cortez to apologize to Senator Ted Cruz whom she was whining ‘tried to kill her’ on January 6.  Dingbat.   Elsewhere, Ohio lawmakers seek to make June 14 to be “Donald John Trump Day.”  We like that.  Finally, Georgia Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene- under assault by multitudes of rabid liberals- says she will ‘NEVER stop fighting for America First Patriots.’  God bless you, congresswoman.  Speaking of Rep. Greene, Democratic-Socialist firebrand Congresswoman Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar says, ‘Greene MUST BE REMOVED from Congress so she will feel safer.’  How about this- how about you returning to Somalia and STFU?  That would work for millions of Americans.   Next, regarding Muslims, President Biden says he’s going to move to shield thousands of Syrian ‘refugees’ from being deported back to their home country.
  63. 2021 Saturday A: Elsewhere, as COVID-19 funds dry up, American Airlines warn thousands of workers that ‘furloughs are coming.’  Speaking of the Chi-Vi, investigators are onsite in Wuhan, China, trying to determine where exactly the coronavirus pandemic began and how it began.   Meanwhile, France says it’s not going to implement a third COVID-19 lockdown.  It is what it is.  Elsewhere, farmers in India are going on a hunger strike after clashing with law enforcement during protests.  In order to counter this grassroots anger, New Delhi has limited internet usage.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security orders ICE and Border Patrol officers NO longer to use the term ‘illegal aliens’ in either their speech or in official documents but to use the euphemism ‘undocumented migrant.’  Oooh, touchy-feelie, we like that.  Makes you feel warm and snug all over now doesn’t it…
  64. 2021 Saturday B: The South Carolina GOP censures Congressman Tom Rice over his vote to impeach President Donald J. Trump.  We smell a primary challenger coming next year.  Next, following the Annual March for Life, pro-life demonstrators are calling on lawmakers to pass more pro-life legislation.  We hope they do.  Next, the RNC plans on inviting President Donald J. Trump to its spring donor retreat.   Speaking of the GOP, it plans on meeting with Joe Biden to discuss his appalling lack of concern for the loss of hundreds of thousands of blue collar, union, energy sector jobs.  We mean, WTF, Joe?  Finally, lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are arguing over making fencing around the Capitol Building permanent.  This is crazy,  there is no threat, yet Democrats seek to perpetuate the FALSE NOTION that threat exists for lawmakers and staffers.  We must vote this scum out of office ASAP. 
  65. 2021 Saturday C: Senator Rand Paul slams the idea of COVID-19 testing for all domestic airlines flights.  We concur, it’s unnecessary and stupid as we know the chance of catching the virus on an airliner is less than catching it in a restaurant which is extremely LOW.  Yet, elected Democrats and Deep State apparatchiks continue feeding us this dope.  Simultaneously, the CDC orders that anyone aboard public transportation must- guess what- wear a flipping facemask.  Goofy.  Speaking of the Chi-Vi, a case of the South African variant has been discovered in Maryland.   Next, the warden at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, the place where big Democrat donor and pedophile Jeffrey Epstein most likely was murdered to keep him silent, is retiring.  Elsewhere, we learn today that the top ISIS leader in Iraq was killed in a U.S. airstrike.  Finally, Facebook is hiring a ‘compliance officer’ amid ‘security concerns.’
  66. 2021 Saturday D: COVID-19 Daily Update:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 102,403,247 confirmed cases, +421,801, 2,214,613, confirmed deaths, +10,917, and 56,654,869 confirmed recoveries, +292,859.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 26,283,491 confirmed cases, up 127,099 from yesterday’s reporting, 443,929 confirmed deaths, UP 2,649, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- NO more updates on this number thanks to Joe Biden.    
  67. 2021 Saturday E: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,291,137 confirmed cases, 40,216 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,070 confirmed cases (again, Hawaii is no longer reporting their case numbers in more than a week), 407 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 314,033 confirmed cases, 4,368 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the country: U.S. Virgin Islands: currently, they have 2,398 confirmed cases, 24 confirmed deaths, but 2,283 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 633,991 confirmed cases, 4,700 confirmed deaths, and 558,249 confirmed recoveries.
  68. 2021 Saturday F: An 11-alarm fire in Passaic, New Jersey, at a recycling center is raging away.  Firefighters from more than 20 firehouses are on site battling the blaze that erupted yesterday.  The center is one of the biggest employers in the city and it appears they may not be able to save it.  Meanwhile, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Lansing, Michigan, demanding that high school sports be restored but Democrat crackpot Governor Gretchen Whitmer won’t permit it being the out-of-control authoritarian that she is.  Keep fighting people, fight to keep your rights.
  69. 2021 Saturday G: Stick around for tonight’s Super Lotto and Powerball drawings.  Let’s see some winners!  How soon before Democratic-Socialists demand that lottery winners hand over 90-percent of their winnings so the Dems can then redistribute them to their beloved illegal aliens?  Don’t laugh- these people are scumbags and they’ve never seen a dollar they didn’t want to redistribute to someone undeserving of it.  Here are the numbers for the Super Lotto Draw #3530 with $16 million on the line: 01, 06, 13, 19, 45, and Mega 12.  Out of 113,780 winning tickets, FIVE people had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $7,636 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold in (1) 7/11 in Roseville, CA 95661; (2) Circle K in Irvine, CA 92606; (3) Power Market in Pittsburgh, CA 94565; (4) 7/11 in Westminster, CA 92683; and (5) 7/11 in Pleasant Hill, CA 94523.  Next here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #816 with a $30 million jackpot on the line: 01,02, 07, 52, 61, and Powerball 04.  Out of 55,699 winning tickets, the highest winners were 38 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $390 apiece.
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BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0726 an 18” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Cliffs of Red.”  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.

Beverly Carrick: The World’s Greatest Artist (1927-2012)

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ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

Richard Thompson’s next album was another excellent album- “Dream Attic,” an album that hit record store shelves on August 30, 2010.  The album featured not only Richard on guitars and vocals but his current band: Taras Prodaniuk (bass and vocals), Michael Jerome (drums and vocals), and Joel Zifkin (fiddle, mandolin, and vocals).  The band rocks its best and the tunes are superb.  We do hope you will seek this one out and consider adding it to your ever-expanding collection of albums from ‘back in the day’ as compared to the crap one now must listen to on most radio stations like catfish-lipped sluts with artificially-oversized butts, brain-dead rappers with equally brain-dead eyes, and chicks with single names and humongous, lab-engineered boobs and little else to their credit, this is something that will raise your heart from the perverse gutter into which WOKE has shoved everyone’s ears.  Seek it out now and enjoy- you will be so glad you did, of that, we are certain.

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