262. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2022

People, don’t get orgasmic over Lindsey Graham debuting a 15-week ban on abortions bill. He is not doing it because he wants to protect human life. No, he’s doing it so the GOP doesn’t win the Senate and his overweight boss, the Turtle, can maintain his choke on the throat of GOP power

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262. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2022:

National Cleanup Day[i]

People don’t get orgasmic over Lindsey Graham debuting a 15-week ban on abortions bill.  He is not doing it because he wants to protect human life.  No, he’s doing it so the GOP doesn’t win the Senate and his overweight boss, the Turtle, can maintain his choke on the throat of GOP power

Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr.; U.S. Attorney General George W. Wickersham; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Louis A. Johnson and Harold Brown; U.S. Interior Secretaries Ethan A. Hitchcock and Rogers C.B. Morton; U.S. Senator Tim Scott; the Byrds and the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring Gram Parsons, Elton John Band featuring Ray Cooper, the Four Seasons featuring Nick Massi, the Mamas & the Papas featuring “Mama” Cass Elliott, and Uriah Heep featuring Lee Kerslake:

  1. 1777 Friday: The First Battle of Saratoga occurred during the Revolutionary War, although the British troops managed to drive out the American troops, the Americans prevailed in the second battle a month later.
  2. 1796 Monday: President George Washington’s farewell underwent publication.  A grateful nation bid him a fond farewell.
  3. 1835 Saturday: In Mobile, Alabama, future 22nd U.S. Interior Secretary Ethan A. Hitchcock is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President William McKinley and President Theodore Roosevelt from February 20, 1899, to March 04, 1907.
  4. 1858 Sunday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, future 47th U.S. Attorney General George W. Wickersham is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President William Howard Taft from March 04, 1909, to March 04, 1913.
  5. 1863 Saturday: The Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, begins during the Civil War; the Union forces retreat on Day One.  A bloody fight, it would leave countless dead, wounded, missing in action, and POWs once it concludes tomorrow.
  6. 1870 Monday: During the Franco-Prussian War, the Huns lay siege to Paris.
  7. 1876 Tuesday:  Melville R. Bissell patented the carpet sweeper.
  8. 1881 Monday: In Elberon, New Jersey, the 20th President of the United States, James A. Garfield, died 2.5 months after Charles Guiteau shot him.  Chester Alan Arthur became the President.
  9. 1890 Friday: The Turkish frigate, “Ertugrul,” burns off the coast of Japan resulting in 540 deaths.
  10. 1893 Tuesday: In New Zealand, the Electoral Act 1893 gave all women the right to vote.
  11. 1901 Thursday: Due to the funeral for assassinated Republican President William McKinley, Major League Baseball cancels 11 games.
  12. 1903 Saturday: Responding to worldwide criticism, King Leopold II denies Belgian cruelty in the Congo.  Word has it that the Belgians are cruel taskmasters who work their subjects to death in pursuit of wealth and power.  Read “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad.
  13. 1904 Monday: During the Russo-Japanese War, the combat assault on Russia’s Port Arthur costs Admiral Nogi’s troops 16,000 casualties.
  14. 1907 Thursday: In Suffolk, Va., future 99th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr. is born.  President Richard M. Nixon nominated the Republican jurist to fill the seat of Associate Justice Hugo Black, a Democrat.  Powell served from January 07, 1972, to June 26, 1987.
  15. 1911 Tuesday: During ‘Red Tuesday,” 20,000 angry leftists protest for universal rights.
  16. 1914 Saturday: In Louisville, Kentucky, future 39th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Rogers C.B. Morton is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Morton would serve under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from January 29, 1971, to April 30, 1975.
  17. 1916 Tuesday: During World War I, Belgian troops capture Tabora, in German East Africa.
  18. 1927 Monday: In New York City, future 14th U.S. Secretary of Defense Harold Brown is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Jimmy Carter from January 21, 1977, to January 20, 1981.  Elsewhere, in Newark, N.J., future bassist and backup vocalist with the Four Seasons, Nick Massi, is born.  He would perform with the band from 1960-1965.
  19. 1931 Saturday: Japanese troops overrun Mukden in southern Manchuria.  Imperial Japan’s killing spree of Chinese citizens commences quickly.
  20. 1934 Wednesday: New York authorities arrested Bruno Hauptmann and charged him with the kidnap-murder of Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. 
  21. 1939 Tuesday: The German Wehrmacht murders 100 Jews Lvov, Poland.  Not enough SS troops could be located to do the dirty work and so the once-proud German Army joined in the bloodletting.
  22. 1941 Friday: The German army troops take possession of Kiev, in the Ukraine, after driving the Russian forces out of the city.  Elsewhere, future vocalist with the California hippie band, the Mamas, and the Papas[ii]— “Mama” Cass Elliott—is born in Baltimore, Maryland, on this date. 
  23. 1942 Saturday: The first advertisement announcing Little Golden Books appeared in Publishers Weekly.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the Luftwaffe conducts at least 300 sorties over the city center of Stalingrad while dive bombers continue hammering Soviet ferry traffic coming across the Volga River from the east to supply ad hoc Red Army units fighting to prevent the Germans from taking complete control.   The conflict is rapidly becoming a test of wills between Berlin and Moscow.
  24. 1944 Tuesday: Finland and the Soviet Union agree on a cease-fire, which effectively removes the nation from the dwindling ranks of Axis allies.  Their German allies would be asked to leave the country ASAP or face attacks from Finnish forces.  As the Germans marched into Norway, they left a path of destruction.
  25. 1945 Wednesday: Nazi radio propagandist William Joyce, known as “Lord Haw-Haw,” suffered conviction for treason and then received a sentence of death from a British court.
  26. 1947 Friday: Future longtime percussionist with the Elton John[iii] band, Ray Cooper, is born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, on this date.
  27. 1950 Tuesday: The 2nd U.S. Secretary of Defense Louis A. Johnson left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from March 28, 1949, until today.
  28. 1955 Monday: Argentine President Juan Peron resigns his office and flees the nation.
  29. 1957 Thursday: The United States conducted its first underground nuclear test, code-named Rainier, in the Nevada desert.
  30. 1959 Saturday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, visiting Los Angeles, reacted angrily upon being told that he would not be able to visit Disneyland due to security reasons.
  31. 1960 Monday: Cuban leader Fidel Castro—a communist—in New York to visit the United Nations, angrily checked out of the Shelburne Hotel in a dispute with the management; Castro ended up staying at the Hotel Theresa in Harlem.
  32. 1965 Sunday: In North Charleston, South Carolina, future U.S. Senator Tim Scott is born.  A Republican, he would enter the U.S. Senate on January 02, 2013.
  33. 1967 Tuesday: Nigerian troops mount a major offensive against the breakaway state of Biafra.
  34. 1970 Saturday: The situation comedy, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” debuted on CBS-TV.
  35. 1973 Wednesday: Gram Parsons of the Byrds[iv] and the Flying Burrito Brothers[v] died on this date in Joshua Tree, California, due to multiple drugs in his system.
  36. 1982 Sunday: The smiley emoticon was invented as Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott E. Fahlman proposed punctuating humorously intended computer messages by employing a colon followed by a hyphen and a parenthesis as a horizontal “smiley face,” J. 
  37. 1984 Wednesday: Communist China and Britain completed a draft agreement transferring Hong Kong from British rule to Communist Chinese rule by 1997.  Woe to the people of Britain’s Crown Jewel of Colonies.
  38. 1985 Thursday: A devastating earthquake hammered the Mexico City area, killing at least 9,500 people on this date.
  39. 1986 Friday: U.S. health officials announced that it would make AZT, though an experimental drug, available to AIDS patients.
  40. 1988 Monday: Israel successfully launched the Horizon-I test satellite.
  41. 1990 Wednesday: Iraq began confiscating foreign assets of countries that were imposing sanctions against the Iraqi government.
  42. 1992 Saturday: The U.N. Security Council recommended suspending Yugoslavia due to its role in the Bosnian civil war.
  43. 1994 Monday: 3,000 U.S. Marines land in the Caribbean nation of Haiti to restore law and order to the lawless nation and to enforce the return of exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
  44. 1995 Tuesday: The Senate passed a welfare overhaul bill.  Meanwhile, the commander of U.S. forces in Japan and the U.S. ambassador apologized for the rape of a schoolgirl committed by three U.S. servicemen.
  45. 1996 Thursday: IBM announced it would extend health benefits to the partners of its homosexual employees.  How ‘WOKE’ before ‘WOKE’ existed. 
  46. 1997 Friday: In his first public comments since the death of Princess Diana, Prince Charles told the British people that would always feel the loss of his former wife and thanked them for their support.  Later on, he would marry longtime lover, Camilla.
  47. 2001 Wednesday: The Pentagon ordered dozens of advanced aircraft to the Persian Gulf region as the hour of military retaliation against the Islamist scumbags behind the terrorist attacks of 9/11 drew closer.
  48. 2004 Sunday: Hu Jintao became the undisputed leader of China with the departure of former President Jiang Zemin from his top military post.
  49. 2008 Friday: Struggling to stave off financial catastrophe, the Bush administration laid out a radical bailout plan calling for a takeover of a half-trillion dollars or more in worthless mortgages and other unmanageable debt held by tottering institutions.  Relieved investors sent stocks soaring on Wall Street and around the planet.
  50. 2011 Monday: Standard & Poor, the credit rating industry giant, lowers Italy’s status from A+ to A, due to its elevated level of debt and governmental instability.  Meanwhile, on the hit sitcom, “Two-and-a-Half-Men,” Ashton Kutcher debuts as the new lead seeing as how Charlie Sheen was fired after one too many public meltdowns in which, he slammed the producers and the network, CBS.
  51. 2012 Wednesday: The U.S. Justice Department’s inspector general reports that Operation Fast and Furious created a ‘significant danger to public safety;’ however, the IG states that Attorney-General Eric Holder had no prior knowledge of the operation.
  52. 2013 Thursday: Former U.S. Majority Leader Tom Delay finally has his 2010 money-laundering conviction overturned by a Texas state appellate court—the Democrats have done the damage by this time already and should suffer punishment for launching false attacks on opposition politicians.  Look at them snivel and whine over John Boehner’s lawsuit against President Barack Obama!
  53. 2014 Friday: Uniformed Secret Service agents apprehend a man inside the White House after he scaled the fence and ran into the building; U.S. President Barack Obama and his family were not there at the time of the incident.
  54. 2015 Saturday: Famed British American author Jackie Collins succumbs to cancer on this date; she was 77.
  55. 2016 Monday: In Urum al-Kubra, Syria, an aid convoy making its way to supply aid to destitute refugees and struggling citizens finds itself hammered by Syrian airstrikes, killing and wounding many while stopping the delivery of life-saving aid.  The United Nations denounces this horrible display of thuggery on behalf of Bashar al-Assad (and most likely the Russians).
  56. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump addresses the United Nations for the first time informing the decrepit body of thugs, dictators, scumbags, and murderers that ‘if North Korea threatens the United States they will be wiped out.’  Thunderous applause at this blog but the UN was shocked beyond belief.  NO one other than a Russian strongman had ever said this about a fellow member.  Trump would also blast Iran which caused Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to blast right back at the American president.  Oh, we are so afraid…
  57. 2018 Wednesday: In Pyongyang, North Korea and South Korea hold a summit by which, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un promises to ‘limit the nuclear weapons program’ if the South ‘provides economic assistance.’
  58. 2019 Thursday: In Zabul Province in southern Afghanistan, a Taliban suicide truck bombing targeting a hospital (ah, got to love the so-called ‘religion of peace’) killing at least 22 people and wounding another 90 or so people.  Murderous scumbags.
  59. 2020 Saturday:  Already tensions are growing as to whom will replace Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court.  This is what most of the AICPENDBLOG.COM believe: after what the Democrats and the RINOS have put you through what with the false claims of Russian collusion, impeachment, and roadblocks at every turn, nominate the replacement on Monday and go for it.  As for quavering GOP senators, do you want to go down as a FIGHTER and lose your seat or as a COLLABORATIONIST and perhaps lose your seat anyway?  States with messed-up elections systems such as California and Maine must contest these bogus systems at the Supreme Court and the only way we can win is with a strong conservative on the court.  Republicans, do your duty as you know the Democrats would not waver in doing theirs and in fact would hasten it as quickly as possible.   President Trump is down in North Carolina today while “Pro-China Joe” Biden is at home in his basement spanking the wank.  Elsewhere, a shooting at a party with 100 revelers or more in Buffalo, New York claims the life of one partygoer and injures four others.   Speaking of SCOTUS, Fox News Channel reports (erroneously, in our view) that voters trust “Pro-China Joe” Biden on picking Supreme Court nominees by a whopping 52 percent to 45 percent for Donald Trump.  Yup, sure they do…sure they do…
  60. 2020 Saturday A: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 30,588,989 confirmed cases, +298,198, 953,482, confirmed deaths, +5,565, and 20,832,830 confirmed recoveries, +209,802.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,819,709 confirmed cases, up 8,266 from yesterday’s reporting, 201,735 confirmed deaths, UP 189, and 3,689,081 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,616. 
  61. 2020 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 781,436 confirmed cases, 14,912 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 11,348 confirmed cases, 120 confirmed deaths, and 4,394 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 85,583 confirmed cases, 2,130 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: New Hampshire- currently, they have 7,920 confirmed cases, 438 confirmed deaths, and 7,164 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Chris Sununu for your state’s honesty in this regard. 
  62. 2020 Saturday CForeign COVID Stats of the Day– Let’s look at Israel’s stats now that Mo is living there: 183,602 confirmed cases, 1,226 confirmed deaths, and 130,024 confirmed recoveries.
  63. 2020 Saturday D: Longtime drummer Lee Kerslake with the British rock band, Uriah Heep, died from cancer at age 73 in his native England.
  64. 2021 Sunday: Here are the results of 10:00 A.M. NFL games: (1) Denver Broncos, 23 (1-0-0) @ Jacksonville Jaguars, 13 (0-2-0); (2) Buffalo Bills, 35 (1-1-0) @ Miami Dolphins, 0 (1-1-0); (3) Houston Texans, 21 (1-1-0) @ Cleveland Browns, 31 (1-1-0); (4) Cincinnati Bengals, 17 (1-1-0) @ Chicago Bears, 20 (1-1-0); (5) San Francisco 49ers, 17 (2-0-0) @ Philadelphia Eagles, 11 (1-1-0); (6) New Orleans Saints, 7 (1-1-0) @ Carolina Panthers, 26 (2-0-0); (7) Los Angeles Rams, 27 (2-0-0) @ Indianapolis Colts, 24 (0-2-0); (8) Las Vegas Raiders, 26 (2-0-0) @ Pittsburgh Steelers, 17 (1-1-0); and (9) New England Patriots, 25 (1-1-0) @ New York Jets, 6 (0-2-0).
  65. 2021 Sunday A: Here are the results of 1:25 P.M. NFL games: (10) Atlanta Falcons, 25 (0-2-0) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 48 (2-0-0); (11) Minnesota Vikings, 33 (0-2-0) @ Arizona Cardinals, 35 (2-0-0); (12) Dallas Cowboys, 20 (1-1-0) @ Los Angeles Chargers, 17 (1-1-0); and (13) Tennessee Titans, 33 (1-1-0) @ Seattle Seahawks, 30 (1-1-0) OT.  Here is tonight’s Sunday Night Football Game: (14) Kansas City Chiefs, 35 (1-1-0) @ Baltimore Ravens, 36 (1-1-0).  Finally, here is tomorrow night’s Monday Night Football game matchup: (15) Detroit Lions (0-1) @ Green Bay Packers (0-1).  (Here is the score from Thursday Night Football: (16) New York Giants, 29 (0-2) @ Washington Football Team, 30 (Redskins) (1-1).
  66. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 229,9260,421 confirmed cases, +324,021, 4,704,892 confirmed deaths, +4,839 and 205,522,163 confirmed recoveries, +357,075. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 42,900,813 confirmed cases, UP 20,949 from yesterday’s reporting, 691,878 confirmed deaths, UP 316, [vi] and 32,503,536 confirmed recoveries, UP 20,310. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]   
  67. 2021 Sunday C: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 373,424 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 30,654 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  68. 2021 Sunday D: 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: 4,551,262 confirmed cases, 68,117 confirmed deaths, and 2,392,283 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,540,548 confirmed cases, 50,825 confirmed deaths, and 2,447,654 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 75,480 confirmed cases, 714 confirmed deaths, and 74,766 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 623,769 confirmed cases, 7,264 confirmed deaths, and 262,878 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Ohio: they have 1,347,205 confirmed cases, 21,471 confirmed deaths, and 1,198,452 confirmed recoveries. [viii]  
  69. 2021 Sunday E: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,228,129 confirmed cases, 7,541 confirmed deaths, and 1,142,726 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- MS Zaandam, 217th area on the list: 9 cases of the virus, 2 confirmed death and 7 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  70. 2021 Sunday F: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,584.88, DOWN 166.44 points (-0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,043.97, DOWN 137.96 points (-0.91%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,432.99, DOWN 40.76 points (-0.91%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.96 per barrel, -0.65 (-0.90%).  The price of GOLD is $1,753.90 per troy oz., -2.80 (-0.16%) while the price of SILVER is $22.36 per troy ounce, -0.43 (-1.90%).  The price of PLATINUM is $930.90 per troy oz, +7.60 (+0.82%) while the price of COPPER is $4.24 per pound, -0.04 (-0.97%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,016.27 per troy oz., -17.314 (-0.85%). The price of RHODIUM is $12,350.20 per troy oz., -1,100.00 (-9.78%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $782,500.00 per CNY/T, +17,500.00 (+2.29%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,886.15 per USD/T, -60.85 (-0.24%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.01    In Hong Kong Dollar, one greenback equals 7.78 and in Hungarian Forint, a buck equal 300.72 and in Icelandic Krona, one dollar equals 128.99 of theirs. [xii]        
  71. 2021 Sunday G: 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, $3.098 in Florida, $4.066 in Hawaii, and $3.869 in Washington state. [xiii]    Let us look at one other Illinois: $3.402.  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- France: $7.060 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,780,214,457,944 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 Taiwan, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Cayman Islands with $223 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.
  72. 2021 Sunday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 178 for the world-famous ‘border czar,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and Day No. 85 since her sole visit to the El Paso Sector for a photo op.  Anyhow, here are the numbers as presented by OAN today regarding the illegal alien crisis.  First, here is the cost for just this day- Sunday, September 19, 2021– $553,779,968.  Imagine all that money put to beneficial use such as helping homeless vets, the drug addicted, even American urban outdoorsmen.  Imagine what that could do for AMERICANS instead of the Third World’s detritus.  Wow.  Next, here is the amount of taxpayer money wasted on caring for the illegal alien invaders for the calendar year 2021: $286,581,260,288.  Third, here is the appalling TRUE number of illegals who have flowed across the southern border this year: 2,937,228.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate of illegal aliens living in the country, a number we believe is FAR TOO LOW: 36,937,228. (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).
  73. 2022 Monday: Observation of the Day- Well, well, well, so little Lindsey Graham- last week- released his new bill to national opprobrium that would restrict abortions to 15 weeks- across the entire country. Look, I am Pro-Life, but I suspect that what Senator Graham is doing is the same as what we allege Chief Justice John Roberts of the U.S. Supreme Court did and that is to toss the Democrats AND Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell.  We contend at the AICPENDBLOG.COM that Roberts is the one behind the now infamous leak of the opinion that sent abortion back to the fifty states.  We allege Roberts did this (haven’t found the leaker yet, have they?) so as to mobilize all the Pro-Death maggots to take to the streets and cause trouble.  Similarly, Senator Graham did this so as to prevent a GOP takeover of the Senate so his good friend and boss, the Turtle, could keep his leadership position as minority leader.  While we believe the GOP is going to overwhelm the Senate in November, the question is this: will the new Republican senators possess the big balls to vote the Turtle out of the leadership?  Look, we need to win both Houses and BOTH McConnell and that POS Kevin McCarthy must lose their seats.  Otherwise, it’s the same old shit.  Chef Kilgore Randalini.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0957 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Bouquet.”  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:

Cheap Trick returned to form with their next studio release, “One on One” which came out on April 30, 1982.  The lineup was different what with the departure of Tom Petersson in 1980 featuring a refurbished lineup of Robin Zander (guitars, backing vocals, bass, and keyboards), Robin Zander (rhythm guitar and lead vocals), Bun E. Carlos (drums and percussion), and new bassist/backing vocalist Jon Brant.  The album was somewhat a blast from the past returning the band to its earlier form, hard-rocking pop musicians.  “If You Want My Love” is the big hit on this album as well as “She’s Tight.”  We love this band, we love this album, and we encourage everyone to seek it out at your favorite site for the absolute best in rock music- you will be glad you did.

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[i] How about cleaning up Washington, D.C., and then Sacramento?  Everyone knows there are loads of politicians that need to be booted out on their keisters…

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

[iii] We will be presenting Elton John’s music at some point within the next five years.  Please stay tuned for the day when we do.

[iv] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.

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

[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] 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.

242. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2022

2014 Saturday: In the face of growing evidence of Russian-Chechen involvement in eastern Ukraine thanks to evidence showing military equipment and troops, the European Union proposes stiffer sanctions against Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Putin denies all charges while calling for the ‘independence of the region.’

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242. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2022:

President Jimmy Carter; Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Robert McClelland; U.S. Secretary of War J. Donald Cameron; U.S. Senator Thom Tillis; NASA Astronaut Guion S. Bluford Jr., Jethro Tull featuring Jeffrey Hammond, Little Feat featuring Fred Tackett, the Mamas and the Papas featuring John Phillips, the Velvet Underground featuring Sterling Morrison, WAR featuring Thomas “Papa Dee” Allen, and Whitesnake featuring Mickey Moody:

  1. 257 Sunday: St. Sixtus II begins his reign as the 24th Roman Catholic Pope.  Sixtus II would serve from today until August 06, 258.
  2. 1146 Friday: Intending to end war for ALL time, European leaders outlaw the crossbow, something that does not last for exceedingly long.
  3. 1181 Sunday: After 21 years and 357 days, the reign of Pope Alexander III ends.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on September 07, 1159.  During his time as pope, there would be FOUR Antipopes- Victor IV, Paschal III, Callixtus III, and Innocent III.  He must have been popular with his fellow cardinals and archbishops.
  4. 1645 Wednesday: At New Amsterdam—which later would become New York—Native Americans and the Dutch agreed to a peace treaty.
  5. 1682 Sunday: William Penn sailed from England and later established the colony of Pennsylvania in America.
  6. 1721 Saturday: The Peace of Nystad between the Swedes and the Russians ends the North Sea War.
  7. 1776 Friday: During the Revolutionary War, the Americans evacuate Long Island; fall back to Manhattan and New York City.
  8. 1780 Wednesday: General Benedict Arnold secretly promised to turn over control of the American military fort at West Point to the British army.
  9. 1781 Thursday: During the Revolutionary War, a French fleet of 24 ships under the command of Admiral Comte de Grasse defeats a British fleet under the command of Admiral Graves at the Battle of Chesapeake Capes.
  10. 1806 Saturday: New York City’s second daily newspaper, the “Daily Advertiser,” published its final copy.
  11. 1809 Wednesday: Charles Doolittle Walcott first discovered fossils near Burgess Pass.  He named the site Burgess Shale after nearby Mt. Burgess. 
  12. 1843 Wednesday: Blacks participate for the first time in a U.S. political convention, the Liberty Party.
  13. 1861 Friday: Union General John C. Fremont instituted martial law in Missouri and declared slaves there free.  However, President Abraham Lincoln later countermanded the order.
  14. 1862 Saturday: Confederate forces won victories against Union forces at the Second Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, Virginia, and the Battle of Richmond in Kentucky.
  15. 1880 Monday: In Detroit, Michigan, the former 4th U.S. Interior Secretary Robert McClelland died at age 73.  A Democrat, he served under President Franklin Pierce from March 08, 1853, to March 09, 1857.
  16. 1901 Friday: Herbert Cecil Booth patents the vacuum cleaner.
  17. 1905 Wednesday: Ty Cobb made his Major League Baseball debut as a player for the Detroit Tigers, hitting a double in his first at-bat in a game against the New York Highlanders; the Tigers won 5-3.
  18. 1914 Sunday: During World War I, the Battle of Tannenberg ends in a decisive victory for the German army as it destroys the Russian 2nd Army.
  19. 1918 Friday: In Lancaster, Pa., the 32nd U.S. Secretary of War J. Donald Cameron dies.  A Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from May 22, 1876, to March 04, 1877.  Elsewhere, Vladimir Lenin, after giving a speech as the new leader of the USSR, is shot, and wounded by a member of the opposition; he recovers from his wounds.
  20. 1932 Tuesday: In Nazi Germany, Hermann Goering becomes the leader of the Reichstag.
  21. 1935 Friday: Future guitarist/vocalist/musical mastermind behind the hippie rock band, the Mamas and the Papas[i], John Phillips, is born on this date in Parris Island, South Carolina.
  22. 1939 Wednesday: In response to the growing threat from Nazi Germany next door, Poland begins mobilizing its armed forces.  Meanwhile, in Japan, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto becomes chief of the Japanese Imperial Fleet.
  23. 1941 Saturday: During World War II, the Axis Siege of Leningrad commences on this date as the Axis troops sever the last railroad link between the beleaguered city and the rest of the Soviet Union.
  24. 1942 Sunday: Germany annexes Luxembourg on this date during World War II.
  25. 1944 Wednesday: The Red Army reaches Bucharest, Romania, as it drives Axis forces to the west.
  26. 1945 Thursday: General Douglas MacArthur arrived in Japan to set up Allied occupation headquarters.  Elsewhere, future guitarist with the rock band, Little Feat[ii]—Fred Tackett—is born in Little Rock, Arkansas, on this date.
  27. 1947 Saturday: Jeffrey Hammond, the bassist who would replace Glenn Cornick in Jethro Tull[iii] (1971-1975) was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England on this date.
  28. 1950 Wednesday: In Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England, future guitarist/slide guitarist with Whitesnake[iv], Mickey Moody is born.   He would perform with the legendary, David Coverdale-led band between the years of 1978-1981 / 1982-1983.
  29. 1951 Thursday: The Philippines and the United States sign a defense pact on this date.
  30. 1954 Monday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, which was intended to promote private development of nuclear energy.
  31. 1956 Thursday: A white mob prevents high school registration by blacks at Mansfield High School in Texas.  Meanwhile, the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway opened in Louisiana.
  32. 1960 Tuesday: East Germany imposed a partial blockade on West Berlin on this date.  Elsewhere, in Jacksonville, Fla., future GOP senator representing North Carolina- Thom Tillis- is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2015.
  33. 1963 Friday: The “Hot Line” communications link between Washington, D.C., and Moscow in the Soviet Union went into operation. 
  34. 1967 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate confirms Thurgood Marshall as the nation’s first black Supreme Court justice.   He would become the 96th U.S. Supreme Court justice and would serve from today until October 01, 1991.  President Lyndon Baines Johnson nominated Marshall to fill the seat of Associate Justice Tom C. Clark.
  35. 1979 Thursday: While on a canoe trip in Plains, Georgia, a rabbit attacks President Jimmy Carter.
  36. 1983 Tuesday: Guion S. Bluford Jr. became the first black American astronaut to travel in space as he blasted off aboard the Challenger.
  37. 1984 Thursday: The space shuttle Discovery launches on its inaugural flight.  Once in space, its crew deployed three communications satellites.  Meanwhile, organizers inducted President Ronald Reagan and several others into the Sportscasters Hall of Fame.  
  38. 1986 Saturday: Soviet authorities arrested Nicholas Daniloff, a correspondent for the U.S. News and World Report as a spy a week after American authorities arrested Gennady Sakharov, a Soviet employee of the United Nations, on espionage charges; however, both governments later released their detainees.
  39. 1987 Sunday: A redesigned space shuttle booster, created in the wake of the Challenger disaster, roared into life in its first full-scale test firing near Brigham City, Utah.
  40. 1988 Tuesday: Longtime percussionist with the Los Angeles, California-based soul-funk-rock-Latin-jazz band, WAR[v]—Thomas “Papa Dee” Allen—died at age 57 on this date.
  41. 1989 Wednesday: A Federal jury in New York found “hotel queen” Leona Helmsley guilty of income tax evasion but acquitted her of extortion.  She ended up serving 18 months behind bars, a month at a halfway house and two months under house arrest.
  42. 1990 Thursday: Ken Griffey Sr. and Ken Griffey Jr. becomes the first father, son to play on a Major League Baseball team together— the Seattle Mariners—, and both single in the 1st Inning.
  43. 1991 Friday: Azerbaijan declared its independence, joining the stampede of republics seeking to secede from the Soviet Union.
  44. 1995 Wednesday: In Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Sterling Morrison—the original bassist of the New York City rock band, the Velvet Underground[vi]—died at age 53 of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.  (It is interesting to note that his birthday was yesterday in 1942).
  45. 1997 Saturday: Americans received word of the car crash in Paris that killed Princess Diana, Dodi Fayed, and their driver, Henri Paul.  Due to the time difference, it was August 31st when the crash occurred.  
  46. 2002 Friday: With just hours to spare, baseball averted a strike; it was the first time since 1970 that players and owners had agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement without a work stoppage.  Good for them.
  47. 2005 Tuesday: One day after Hurricane Katrina hit, flooding covered 80-percent of New Orleans which led to the rescues of hundreds of stranded people by helicopter and boat.  Meanwhile, looting continued throughout the city. 
  48. 2007 Thursday: In a serious breach of nuclear security, a B-52 bomber armed with six nuclear warheads flew cross-country unnoticed; the Air Force later punished 70 people.
  49. 2010 Monday: For the first time in three weeks, 33 trapped Chilean miners contact their families after suffering entrapment in a cave-in; however, the Chilean government used a new method to release them from the mine weeks later.
  50. 2012 Thursday: A report on the nuclear program of Iran released by the IAEA, highlights concern over Iran’s nuclear program as the country reportedly has doubled its number of centrifuges as the Fordow facility.  Meanwhile, Mitt Romney launched his fall campaign for the White House with a rousing, personal speech to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., proclaiming that America needs “jobs, lots of jobs.”  Finally, in communist China at the Xiaojiawan coalmine, a large blast kills 26 miners outright with another 21 missing.  The blast actually occurred the previous day but today is our time.  There were 154 miners working at the time when carbon monoxide ignited and devastated the mining complex.  The eventual death toll would rise to 43 with probably more lost in the disaster.  
  51. 2013 Friday: Off the coast of the Aleutian Islands, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake strikes.  Meanwhile, in Shanghai, communist China, 15 people die in a mishap in which an ammonia leak at a cold storage plant goes unnoticed. 
  52. 2014 Saturday: In the face of growing evidence of Russian-Chechen involvement in eastern Ukraine thanks to evidence showing military equipment and troops, the European Union proposes stiffer sanctions against Vladimir Putin’s Russia.  Putin denies all charges while calling for the ‘independence of the region.’
  53. 2015 Sunday: In response to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s desire to change the nation’s constitution so that Japanese defense forces can aid allied nations when Japan, itself, is not under attack, protesters gather in the streets outside the parliament building in opposition.
  54. 2016 Tuesday: The Guardian reports that candidate Donald J. Trump is considering a meeting with Mexican President Enrique Nieto Pena tomorrow prior to his giving an immigration speech in Phoenix, Arizona, in the coming week.  Meanwhile, Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wins big in the statewide primary and will move ahead to the November election.
  55. 2017 Wednesday: The former Hurricane Harvey completed a U-turn in the Gulf of Mexico and rolled ashore for the second time in six days, hitting southwestern Louisiana as a tropical storm with heavy rains and winds of 45 mph.
  56. 2018 Thursday: Having been arrested a week or so back, police arrest Ugandan pop star and politician Bobi Wine as he attempts to escape the country. 
  57. 2019 Friday:  Australia downgrades the future of the Great Barrier Reef to ‘very poor’ due to climate change and environmental damage. 
  58. 2020 Sunday: Following last night’s violent riots and deadly shooting in Portland, Oregon, law enforcement officials and the crackpot Mayor Ted Wheeler take questions from the reporters.  The mayor says he wants to ‘end violence’ in his city and claims that he will ‘take help from anyone to end the violence in his city,’ violence he and his far-left, socialist buddies seem to want to continue around the clock.  At the same time, Mayor Wheeler blasts President Donald J. Trump for comments he made about the crappy job the city’s highest civil servant for being such a worthless putz.   He claims the president has created ‘hate and division.’  Meanwhile, Acting Homeland Security Director Chad Wolf says ‘all options’ are on the table for ending the violence afflicting major and mid-sized American cities facing increased violence on their streets, violence we allege the Chi-Coms are financing through their lackeys in the Democratic Party, what we now call the Democratic-Socialist Party of America, the DSPA.  Elsewhere, “Pro-China Joe” Biden pops out of his hidey hole and denounces the violence afflicting the United States.  Uh, okay Joe, okay.  Finally, a shooting outside a pancake house in Chicago today claims one life and wounds several others.  It was a drive-by shooting in which an SUV pulled by the foodservice establishment and opened fire.  Democratic Catchphrase of the Day: “Trump is dividing the nation!”  Reprobate Rep. Adam Schiff, D-CA, tells Dana Bash, aka Old Horse Face, that “Donald Trump is fanning the flames of violence.”  Hmmm…
  59. 2020 Sunday A: Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe informs Maria Bartiromo on the Fox News Channel that although ‘Russia remains a problem, the real threat emanates from communist China,’ land of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  The fact that the Democrats continue dismissing the threat of communist China while constantly braying about ‘Russia, Russia, Russia’ as the imminent threat tells observant readers and contributors that what the Democrats claim others are doing is what they, themselves, are guilty of doing which means the Dems are colluding with the Chi-Coms to defeat Donald Trump and to deliver the United States into the hands of Chairman Xi.  Next, in the United States, we have arrived at a startling statistic: so far this year, 37 police officers have been killed in the line of duty and another 700 injured. 
  60. 2020 Sunday B: Sadly today, we do not have the stock market or the current COVID-19 statistics due to an attempted Chi-Com attack into our systems that shut us down for nearly three days.  Sorry.
  61. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 217,866,804 confirmed cases, +650,990, 4,522,940 confirmed deaths, +7,870 and 194,712,254 confirmed recoveries, +589,864.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 39,945,431 confirmed cases, UP 279,916 from yesterday’s reporting, 656,377 confirmed deaths, UP 1,688, [vii] and 30,940,209 confirmed recoveries, UP 113,860.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [viii]   
  62. 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 337,689 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 66,419 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  63. 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: 4,346,741 confirmed cases, 65,814 confirmed deaths, and 2,273,567 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,277,385 confirmed cases, 44,553 confirmed deaths, and 2,339,765 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 62,949 confirmed cases, 589 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 561,568 confirmed cases, 6,594 confirmed deaths, and 245,910 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Wyoming: they have 74,756 confirmed cases, 835 confirmed deaths, and 69,198 confirmed recoveries. [ix]   
  64. 2021 Monday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,061,488 confirmed cases, 7,043 confirmed deaths, and 973,780 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Caribbean Netherlands, 196th locale on the list: 1,791 cases of the virus, 17 confirmed deaths and 1,754 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  65. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,399.84, DOWN 55.96 points (-0.16%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,265.89, UP 136.39 points (+0.90%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,528.79, UP 19.42 points (+0.43%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.86 per barrel, -0.37 (-0.53%).  The price of GOLD is $1,816.40 per troy oz., +4.20 (+0.22%) while the price of SILVER is $24.06 per troy ounce, +0.10 (+0.42%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,002.10 per troy oz, +0.00 (+0.00%) while the price of COPPER is $4.37 per pound, 0.00 -0.05%). [xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,481.98 per troy oz, -11.59 (-0.46%). [xii] The price of RHODIUM is $17,600.00 per troy oz., +200.00 (+1.15%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $770,000.00 per troy oz., -5,000.00 (-0.65%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,653.00 per USD/T, +32.25 (+1.23%).  [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.11.     In Zambian Kwacha, one greenback equals 15.86 and in Zimbabwean Dollar, a buck equal 361.90 and in Afghan Afghani, one dollar equals 87.84 of theirs. [xiv]        
  66. 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 $4.398 per gallon, $2.943 in Florida, $4.070 in Hawaii, and $3.902 in Washington state. [xv] Let us look at one other location- Vermont: $3.086.  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- Latvia: $5.918 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,703,407,487,861 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Bermuda, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Netherlands with $70 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.
  67. 2021 Monday F: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News– The White House reports that within the past 24 hours, the U.S. military has been able to evacuate 1.2 thousand people.  Rep. Nancy Mace, R-SC 1st CD told Newsmax that ‘it’s likely the Pentagon had more than a head’s up on last Thursday’s ISIS-K suicide bombing at the Kabul airport.’  Speaking of this disaster, increasing numbers of Democrats are beginning to turn their backs on the usurper in the White House over his sheer stupidity in dealing with Afghanistan.  Rasmussen reports that 52-percent of the American people rate Joe Biden’s Afghan performance as POOR.   Rep. Jake Ellzey, R-TX 6th CD, says the ‘evacuation mission must be extended.’  Rep. Greg Murphy, R-NC 3rd CD, told Newsmax today that the ’U.S. is cowering to the Taliban following the terror group’s demands that the United States adheres to its deadline for their withdrawal.’  Prior to the commander in charge- General Austin S. Miller- proclaiming the ‘war is over’ in Afghanistan, Senator Joni Ernst, R-IA, said, ‘it’s unclear if we will get all Americans out of the POS country.’  According to the general, we won’t.  The Pentagon says that the last U.S. military aircraft have left Afghanistan and that the war is now ‘over.’
  68. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Greetings, folks.  As much as it upsets our stomach to continually point out the deficiencies of the loser some claim is the ‘vice president,’ we are compelled to do it anyway.  Today is Day No. 159 since Joe Biden made “Kooky Kamala” Harris the so-called ‘border czar’ and Day No. 66 since her sole visit to the U.S.-Mexico border.  What can we say other than the fact that this woman is a complete loser?  It is what it is.  Next, here are the numbers for the illegal alien invasion along the southern border and across the United States as presented by One America News.  First, here is the cost of caring for these frigging illegal alien losers for just this day: $519,850,464.  Second, here is the cost of caring for these maggots for this year: $264,629,485,568.  Third, here is the number of illegals who have swarmed into our country just this frigging year: 2,712,240.  Fourth and final, here are the numbers- conservative ones, we assure you, of the number of illegals roaming across the United States as we speak: 36,712,240.  (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).
  69. 2021 Monday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Iran and Syria are proposing a mutually beneficial economic plan for the betterment of both nations seeing as the U.S. has imposed harsh sanctions on not only national leaders but the countries.   Eventually, we believe that Iran will spread across Iraq and into Syria to the Mediterranean where they most likely will establish a naval base.  Meanwhile, another member of the Axis of Evil- North Korea- is set to begin enriching plutonium yet again, giving the big, gnarly middle finger to the Biden regime.  Elsewhere, the World Health Organization has opened an air bridge into Kabul, Afghanistan, to get medical supplies into the hellhole nation.  Finally, “Kooky Kamala” Harris visiting Vietnam laid flowers at the monument commemorating the shootdown of then-U.S. Navy flier, John McCain.  WTF is wrong with this stupid woman?
  70. 2021 Monday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– As COVID-19 cases continue to surge thanks to the importation of millions of UNSCREENED illegal aliens and refugees, McDonalds’ restaurants and other similar fast-food outlets are closing down indoor dining.  Meanwhile, Texas and Florida are stressing antibody treatments over forcing everyone to get the increasingly ineffective vaccines.
  71. 2021 Monday J: COVID-19 Lockdowns-Restrictions-and Authoritarianism News– North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee, Democrat, is so upset with the harsh lockdowns destroying economic activity across the Silver State that he is switching to becoming a Republican.  That is correct, Mayor Lee blasted Governor Steve Sisolak, DS, and is now a member of the GOP.   In other harsh COVID-19 lockdown and restriction news, Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, says that ‘Trump hatred’ is preventing potential COVID-19 drug research and development.’  Amen, Senator, amen.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Department of Education is pursuing five states that have mask bans in place in their schools.
  72. 2021 Monday K: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer $46.76 (2) AstraZeneca $58.61 (3) Johnson & Johnson $173.66 (4) BioNTech $345.00 (5) Moderna $370.69.  The reason we share these figures is so that the public understands the reason for the push behind the vaccine craze.  Everyone in government is feeding from the hog trough, getting big, fat, rich, and horribly wealthy while everyone else starves in the street.  NOT flipping good for the American people.
  73. 2021 Monday L: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $84.80 (2) General Dynamics: $199.19 (3) Boeing: $217.63 (4) Lockheed Martin: $362.05 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $367.62.  Folks, do you believe that the U.S. military is upset over leaving $85 billion of military equipment in Afghanistan?  Well, they most assuredly are NOT.  The reason for this is because the military industries will have to make more weapons of war for the military which means profits for these companies will continue to increase which means everyone in the Deep State and elected to government will be profiting from their stock dividends.  The classic money-go-round and the reason WHY the left hates President Donald J. Trump- he got in the way of their money.  God bless him.
  74. 2021 Monday M: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump says that the U.S. ‘must either evacuated U.S. military abandoned in Afghanistan or bomb it.’ 
  75. 2021 Monday N: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden’s approval ratings have dropped to 48-percent (which in the era of FAKE NEWS means they most likely are down around 29-percent.  Serves the usurper right).  Meanwhile, a mumbling, stumbling Joe Biden continues taking heat after the regime claimed it was taking intel from the Taliban to go after the plotters of last Thursday’s attack at HKIA in Kabul.  The world learned that the intel provided by the Taliban to the Bidenistas killed an Afghan interpreter and nine members of his family, including seven children.  Good Lord, Joe, you are a pathetic loser. 
  76. 2021 Monday O: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– After Joe Biden and wife Jill met the returning slain U.S. military heroes from last Thursday’s terrorist attack at HKIA, Joe is taking incoming flak over him pushing up his cuff to look at his watch as the bodies were being brought in.  WTF is wrong with you, Joe, you can watch reruns of “Matlock” and “Colombo” anytime on TV.  Honor America’s slain military men and women you corrupt POS.  Newsmax reports that the dimwitted Joe Biden’s mindless comments are endangering Americans such as his recent bull crap, “What interest do we have in Afghanistan at this point with al-Qaida gone?  We went to Afghanistan with the express purpose of getting rid of al-Qaida in Afghanistan as well as Osama bin Laden.”  Joe, you are a moron, zip your lips.
  77. 2021 Monday P: Joe Biden Regime News I– FEMA Director Deanne Criswell says that ‘after Hurricane Ida, the biggest concern for the federal government is COVID-19-slammed hospitals.’  (Note- the other day when Joe Biden was at a press conference with Director Criswell, the old fool couldn’t even say her name properly.  This man is an embarrassment for the country as his Number Two, “Kooky Kamala” Harris.  (Note- we would be better off with Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke in the U.S. Naval Observatory, and that guy is a drooling moron).
  78. 2021 Monday Q: Political News I– Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell blasted Joe Biden’s hurried exit from Kabul by saying, ‘it’s worse than Saigon’ back in 1975.   Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, says that ‘words cannot describe the Afghan travesty.’   Worse, we learn today that U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken was vacationing in the Hamptons when the debacle in Afghanistan began.  What a loser.  We learned today that various U.S. businesses around the nation are lobbying to bring about the implosion of the Biden regime’s ‘infrastructure bill.’  Good.  The bill needs to go into the circular filing cabinet.
  79. 2021 Monday R: U.S. House of Representatives News I– One-hundred-and-three House Republicans are going to oppose any attempt by the Democrats to raise the debt ceiling yet again so the Dems can borrow billions and billions from communist China and other nations so they can fund ‘Joe Biden’s’ economic ‘plans.’  We wish you luck.
  80. 2021 Monday S: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– Abortion providers are down on their knees sniveling to the United States Supreme Court to STOP the new Texas fetal heartbeat law.
  81. 2021 Monday T: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– Democrats are celebrating as word came of conservative radio talk show host Marc Bernier who has a radio program in Daytona Beach, Florida.  Mr. Bernier was opposed to forced vaccinations so the tragic fact that COVID-19 took him out has caused legions of left-wing losers to dance around the maypole in celebration.  F**k them.  (Note- whatever happened to ‘my body, my choice’?)  Meanwhile, Joseph P. Kennedy II- oldest son of slain Senator Robert F. Kennedy- is opposed to the release of his convicted assassin, Sirhan B. Sirhan, age 77.
  82. 2021 Monday: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– Colonial Williamsburg to highlight gay and tranny reenactments.  Elsewhere, the former 20-year-old mistress of then-President John F. Kennedy, Democrat, is going to share her story with the press.  In other WOKE news, a new video came to light in which a skanky-looking California teacher was bragging how without an American flag in her classroom, she cajoled a student into pledging allegiance to the LGBTQIA+ Homo flag.  That teacher needs to be shot.  We must stop this WOKE devastation of the country.  If or when the Chi-Coms take the country over, all this WOKE crap will go out the window and these WOKIES will either get with the program or will join us in the labor/reeducation camps.
  83. 2021 Monday V: California Lottery Results-Powerball Monday Night Draw– here are the results for the Powerball Draw #878 with a jackpot of $332 million up for grabs: 03, 15, 45, 51, 61, and Power 08.  Out of 58,654 winning tickets, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of 15,080 apiece.
  84. 2022 Tuesday: Unlike my colleagues, I do my best to avoid crossing the line into spitefulness because calling others foul names accomplishes nothing.  Still, there are things I find problematic with my party such as the Mar-a-Lago raid.  That is causing more people to cross over to the GOP which is going to have disastrous consequences for Dems come November.  We shall monitor the situation.  Chef Itzi Nakamura.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0937 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Cove at Sundown.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The next release by the Beach Boys featured another archival release, a LIVE one from several top-quality shows from 1967: “Live Sunshine 1967” (12-08-2017).  For decades, if we wanted live Beach Boys shows from the group’s heyday- 1966 through 1979- we had to find vendors of bootlegs which was easy during the days of colored vinyl.  However, as time progressed, it became more difficult which is why we are so glad we are still alive half-a-century later.  We have two shows from Hawaii plus rehearsals, another from Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, White Plains, N.Y., and from other locales, all of which are a joy to behold.  We hope you find the necessary Joe Biden worthless greenbacks to pick up this amazing collection of concerts.  You will be extremely glad you did, that, we guarantee.

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

[ii] We celebrated the music of the amazing Little Feat beginning on Tuesday, 11-June-2013 through Monday, 15-July-2013.  One of the great unsung bands of all time, we hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your music collection.

[iii] We began promoting the music of Jethro Tull, Blodwyn Pig, Mick Abrahams, Ian Anderson, Martin Barre, Wild Turkey, and Paris on Monday, May 24, 2021, at the AICPENDBLOG.COM.  We are still in the process of presenting the music so please, join us at WordPress.  We hope you will.

[iv]We most definitely should have done Whitesnake back during the time we did the music of Deep Purple, Elf, Rainbow, Ian Gillan, Ian Gillan Band, Richie Blackmore, and the rest of that offering but we failed to do so.  However, when we get around to doing Poison, Mȍtley Crüe, Bon Jovi, and other of the HAIR bands sometime within the next 10 years.  As for the first grouping of bands, 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.  The only problem, we did the lineup at the Google Blogger blog we had for 11 years and that cocksucker Sundar Pichai, a POS Pakistani jihadist shut us down.  He will get his when conservatism reclaims the nation in the greatest revival since the post-Civil War era.

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

[vi] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

210. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022

1945 Sunday: After delivering the atomic bomb to U.S. Air Forces in the Pacific, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine and sunk somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. It would be days before the U.S. Navy even though they were missing and over the course of their time in the water, struggling sailors would be attacked by ravenous sharks around the clock. What a nightmare.

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210. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2022:

THE VOICE OF FREEDOM FROM OCCUPIED LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA- CHEF ELMER K. HOOTENSTEIN

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elizabeth Dole; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Thomas Corwin, George M. Humphrey, and Robert B. Andersen; Il Duce Benito Mussolini; “Help!” by the Beatles; Bob Dylan, the Byrds, the Grateful Dead featuring Jerry Garcia, Led Zeppelin, the Mamas & the Papas featuring Cass Elliott, Rush featuring Geddy Lee, R.E.O. Speedwagon featuring Neil Doughty, and Thin Lizzy featuring John Sykes:

  1. 1030 Thursday: The patron saint of Norway, King Olaf II, lost his life amid battle.
  2. 1099 Saturday: After 11 years and 139 days, the reign of the 159th Roman Catholic Pope Urban II ended.  He first became pontiff on March 12, 1088.
  3. 1588 Friday: The English attacked the vaunted Spanish Armada in the Battle of Gravelines, resulting in a British victory.  Not only did the British sink numerous ships, but they also scattered the rest into a major storm inflicting still more losses on the Spanish fleet.
  4. 1644 Friday: The reign of the 235th Roman Catholic Pope Urban VIII ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on August 06, 1623.  He would lead his global flock for slightly more than two decades, what a glorious journey it was.
  5. 1715 Monday: A major hurricane sinks 10 Spanish treasure-laden galleons off the coast of Florida.
  6. 1754 Monday: The first international boxing match occurred on this date.  Englishman John Slack won the 25-minute bout when he knocked out Frenchman Jean Petit.
  7. 1773 Thursday: The citizens of Schoenbrunn, Ohio, built the first schoolhouse located west of the Allegheny Mountains on this date.
  8. 1786 Saturday: The Pittsburgh Gazette becomes the first newspaper west of the Alleghenies to hit publication.  The owners of the paper later changed the name to “The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.”
  9. 1794 Tuesday: Future 20th U.S. Treasury Secretary Thomas Corwin is born.  A future Whig and then a Republican, he would serve under Presidents Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce from July 23, 1850, to March 06, 1853.
  10. 1858 Thursday: A major treaty granting trade and inhabitation to Americans anywhere within their country, the representatives of Japan and the United States sign on this date.
  11. 1874 Wednesday: Major Walton Copton Winfield received a U.S. patent for his lawn tennis court on this date.
  12. 1883 Sunday: In Predappio, Italy, future Fascist dictator of Italy, Il Duce Benito Mussolini, is born.
  13. 1890 Tuesday: Artist Vincent Van Gogh, 37, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Avers-sur-Oise, France.
  14. 1900 Sunday: An anarchist assassinates Italian King Humbert I on this date; his son, Victor Emanuel III succeeded him.
  15. 1914 Wednesday: The first transcontinental telephone service undergoes inauguration when two people hold a conversation between New York and San Francisco.  Elsewhere, Massachusetts’ Cape Cod Canal, offering a shortcut across the base of the peninsula, officially opened to shipping traffic on this date.
  16. 1921 Friday: Adolf Hitler became the leader or ‘Fuhrer’ of the National Socialist German Workers Party on this date.
  17. 1936 Wednesday: In Salisbury, North Carolina, future 8th U.S. Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole is born.  A future Republican, she would serve under President Ronald Reagan from February 07, 1983, to September 30, 1987.  After that, she would become the 20th U.S. Secretary of Labor serving under President George H.W. Bush from January 25, 1989, to November 23, 1990.  Following that, she would become U.S. Senator from North Carolina and in that capacity would serve from January 03, 2003, to January 03, 2009.
  18. 1940 Monday: John Sigmund of St. Louis completed a 292-mile swim down the Mississippi River on this date.  The swim from St. Louis to Caruthersville, Missouri, took him 89 hours and 48 minutes.
  19. 1944 Saturday: During World War II, the Allied Air Forces bomb Nazi Germany for six straight hours, causing numerous deaths and horrendous damage.
  20. 1945 Sunday: After delivering the atomic bomb to U.S.  Air Forces in the Pacific, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine and sunk somewhere in the Pacific Ocean.  It would be days before the U.S. Navy even though they were missing and over the course of their time in the water, struggling sailors would be attacked by ravenous sharks around the clock.  What a nightmare.
  21. 1946 Monday: In Evansville, Indiana, future keyboardist Neil Doughty with the rock band, R.E.O. Speedwagon is born.  He would perform with the band from 1967 onward.
  22. 1948 Thursday: Britain’s King George VI opened the Olympic Games in London.
  23. 1949 Friday: BBC Radio in Great Britain begins broadcasting.
  24. 1950 Saturday: Pee Wee Reese hits the 3,000th Dodgers home run.  Meanwhile, Walt Disney’s adaptation of “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson hit movie theaters on this date.
  25. 1953 Wednesday: In North York, Ontario, Canada, future member of Rush- Geddy Lee (bass- keyboards- vocals)- is born.
  26. 1957 Monday: The United Nations forms the International Atomic Energy Agency on this date.  Meanwhile, heavyweight boxer Floyd Patterson scores a TKO in the 10th round over Tommy “Hurricane” Jackson to retain the NBA, NYSAC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  The win put Patterson’s record to 32-1.  Finally, Jack Paar begins hosting the “Tonight” show on NBC.
  27. 1957 Monday A: The 55th U.S. Treasury Secretary George M. Humphrey left office on this date and his replacement, the 56th U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert B. Andersen assumes office.  Humphrey- a Republican- served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 21, 1953, until today.  As for Secretary Andersen, a Republican, too, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today until January 20, 1961.
  28. 1958 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, creating NASA.  This would put the United States on the path to becoming the first nation to land men on the Moon and to then return them safely to Earth.
  29. 1959 Wednesday: Future member of the Irish-Anglo-American hard rock band, Thin Lizzy[i], John Sykes (guitars 1982-1983), is born in Reading, Berkshire, UK, on this date.
  30. 1965 Friday: The Beatles[ii] movie, “Help!” premieres in London with Queen Elizabeth in attendance.
  31. 1966 Saturday: Near Woodstock, New York, folk singer Bob Dylan[iii] suffers major injuries in a motorcycle accident.
  32. 1967 Sunday: An accidental rocket launch aboard the supercarrier USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin resulted in a fire and explosions that killed 134 service personnel.  Among the survivors was future Arizona senator John McCain, a U.S. Navy lieutenant-commander who narrowly escaped with his life.  
  33. 1968 Monday: Due to the apartheid policies of South Africa, Gram Parsons refuses to accompany the Byrds[iv] on tour to that country leaving the band as a three-piece of Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman, and Michael Clarke.  Meanwhile, the 262nd Roman Catholic Pope Paul VI reaffirms the Roman Catholic Church’s stance against artificial methods of birth control.
  34. 1973 Sunday: $180,000 in Led Zeppelin[v] concert receipts disappear from the vault of the New York Hilton Hotel.
  35. 1974 Monday: In Mayfair, London, England, “Mama” Cass Elliott—formerly of the Mamas and the Papas[vi]—died from heart failure on this date and not from choking on a ham sandwich as Hollywood trash reporters widely publicized; she was 32 years old.
  36. 1975 Tuesday: President Gerald R. Ford becomes the first U.S. President to visit the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz located in Poland.  Meanwhile, the Organization of American States (OAS) votes to lift sanctions against Cuba.  The U.S. government welcomed the action and announced its intention to open serious discussions with the communist nation on normalization of relations between the two nations.
  37. 1980 Tuesday: A state funeral took place in Cairo for the deposed Shah of Iran, who had died two days earlier at age 60.
  38. 1981 Wednesday: Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and divorced in 1996 after proof of Charles’ infidelity became known around the world.  Elsewhere, at the Civic Center in Saginaw, Michigan, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers, aka the Black Destroyer, improves his pro record to 62-10-1 with a KO at the 1:35-minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round bout over opponent, Harold Mims.
  39. 1983 Friday: Los Angeles Dodger Steve Garvey ends his streak of 1,207 consecutive games.
  40. 1987 Wednesday: Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream agrees on the new flavor of “Cherry-Garcia” with the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia[vii].
  41. 1988 Friday: The last Playboy Club in the United States closes in Lansing, Michigan.
  42. 1993 Thursday: The Israeli Supreme Court acquitted retired Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk of being Nazi death camp guard “Ivan the Terrible.”  The court tossed his death sentence and set him free. 
  43. 1994 Friday: Abortion opponent Paul Hill shot and killed Dr. John Bayard Britton and his bodyguard, James H. Barrett, outside the Ladies Center clinic in south Florida.  Hill met his end at the hands of the executioner in September 2003.
  44. 1997 Tuesday: Forty years after mercury-contaminated food fish caused deaths and birth defects, Japan declared Minamata Bay free of the substance.  Elsewhere, members of Congress from both parties embraced compromise legislation designed to balance the budget while cutting taxes.   Meanwhile, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, heavyweight former champion Larry Holmes, aka the Easton Assassin, puts his pro-record to 66-6 with a 10-round, split decision win over his opponent, Maurice “Mo Bettah” Harris.  The loss put up-and-coming Harris’ record to 9-9-2.
  45. 1998 Wednesday: The United Auto Workers union ended a 54-day strike against General Motors.  The result of the strike is that GM lost $2.8 billion in revenue.
  46. 2004 Thursday: Incredibly fatuous Senator John F. Kerry, D-Massachusetts, accepted the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination at the party’s Boston convention with a military salute and the declaration, “I’m John Kerry and I’m reporting for duty.”  It is good to note that he skated through a short-lived military career in the Brown Water Navy during the Vietnam War and then came home and became the biggest anti-war protester going so far as to throw the medals of someone else over the fence surrounding the White House.
  47. 2005 Friday: Astronomers announced the discovery of a planetary body larger than Pluto in orbit around the sun; the dwarf planet initially nicknamed Xena received the official designation Eris.  
  48. 2006 Saturday: The U.S. command announced it was sending 3,700 troops to Baghdad to try to quell sectarian violence sweeping the Iraqi capital.
  49. 2008 Tuesday: The federal government indicted Alaska Senator Ted Stevens on seven felony counts of concealing more than a quarter million dollars in house renovations and gifts from a powerful oil contractor.  However, after being railroaded out of office, a jury later found the long-time Republican guilty of lying on financial disclosure forms, but a judge subsequently dismissed the case saying prosecutors had withheld evidence. 
  50. 2011 Friday: The U.S. House of Representatives votes to once again, increase the debt ceiling; however, the U.S. Senate rejects it outright.
  51. 2013 Monday: Signs of deteriorating economic security are suggested by an Associated Press survey stating that four out of five adults living in the United States struggle with joblessness, near-poverty, or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives.  Meanwhile, in Cannes, France, the largest jewelry heist in recent memory takes place at the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel’s diamond show with thieves making off with 103 million Euros worth of precious gems and metals.  Elsewhere, 44 people at least die and hundreds more are injured as ISIS carries out a wave of car bombings across the country.  In Dera Ismal Khan, Pakistan, the Taliban conducts a prison break freeing at least 300 resolute jihadis who flee to the hills.  ELIMINATE THEM!
  52. 2014 Tuesday: In Sierra Leone during the Ebola virus crisis, Dr. Sheik Umar Khan succumbs to the disease himself, the principal physician battling against it.  Meanwhile, in Palestinian-controlled Gaza Strip, the authorities claim that 100 of their citizens were killed in Israeli airstrikes.  IF Palestinians were killed, it’s because they were acting the fool- like usual.  In the wake of this, France announces it will send 8-million euros in aid to the Gaza.  Good for them, virtue-signaling is always good.
  53. 2015 Wednesday: In the Indian Ocean off the coast of France’s Reunion Island, searchers find debris from a Boeing 777, which officials believe to be from the missing Malaysia Air Lines Flight 370.  The plane disappeared over a year ago.
  54. 2016 Friday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Rodham Clinton becomes the first woman to accept the presidential nomination of a major political party.  Needless to say, her fellow Democrats fall into a celebratory swoon and sex workers around the city see the numbers of their patrons spike.  Virginia Senator Tim Kaine becomes her running mate.  What a pair of losers.
  55. 2017 Saturday: U.S. and South Korean forces conducted joint live-fire exercises in response to North Korea’s second launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile; experts said the North Korean launch showed that a substantial portion of the United States was now within the range of Kim Jong Un’s arsenal of missiles. 
  56. 2018 Sunday: Students in Dhaka, Bangladesh, launch protests around the nation demanding safer roadways.  In a country as poor as this one, they are incapable of doing the necessary infrastructure work to make their nation safe.
  57. 2019 Monday: In the state of Para in Brazil, a gang war between two rival gangs explodes at the Altamira Prison what with 58 slain, including 16 beheaded among that horrifying number.  Eventually, prison guards retake the prison but the violence is absolutely horrendous.
  58. 2020 Wednesday: In the Lone Star State, President Donald J. Trump signed some executive orders allowing for the building of pipelines and accompanying infrastructure.  Meanwhile, the House Judiciary Committee grilled the CEOs of Google (a POS), Facebook, Apple, and Amazon.com over unfair practices when it comes to promoting all-things liberal and trashing all-things conservative.  We can attest to Google destroying our two blogs all because Sundar Pichai is little more than a piece of frothy scum floating atop an exposed septic tank.  Get them, Republicans, get this scum…  Finally, speculation abounds as people continue pondering whether “Pro-China Joe” Biden will choose Sen. Kamala Harris (please, take her, get her the hell out of California), former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, or California Rep. Karen Bass.  We shall see.  Our money’s on Elizabeth Warren, a ‘true woman of color’ (LOL!).
  59. 2020 Wednesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 16,845,602 confirmed cases, UP by 240,535 cases, 662,577 confirmed deaths, UP by 5,240 deaths, and 9,836,182 confirmed recoveries, UP by 191,795 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,491,773 confirmed cases, UP by 65,492 new cases, 152,624 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,250 new deaths, and 2,204,332 confirmed recoveries, UP by 53,113 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).   
  60. 2020 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 475,503 confirmed cases, 8,715 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,865 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,215 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 54,205 confirmed cases, 1,548 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, New Jersey: 180,776 confirmed number of cases, 15,798 confirmed number of deaths, and like other Blue States, NO number of confirmed recoveries.  What’s up, Governor “Slimy Phil” Murphy?  Acting like your typical Blue State governor and concealing the truth?  Nothing to say.  Let gym owners out of jail.     
  61. 2020 Wednesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,539.57, UP 160.29 points (0.61%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,542.94, UP 140.85 points (1.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,258.44, UP 40.00 points (1.24%).  The price of GOLD is $1,961.60 per troy oz., +8.20 (+0.42%) while the price of SILVER is $24.36 per troy ounce, +0.034 (+0.14%).  The price of PLATINUM is $957.90 per troy oz, -0.60 (-0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $2.93 per pound, +0.0105 (+0.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.29 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.05%).
  62.  2021 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 197,305,802 confirmed cases, +654,055, 4,213,045 confirmed deaths, +10,234 and 178,488,441 confirmed recoveries, +408,477.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,577,109 confirmed cases, UP 109,172 from yesterday’s reporting, 628,468 confirmed deaths, UP 412, [viii] and 29,625,197 confirmed recoveries, UP 26,442.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]  
  63. 2021 Thursday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 310,026 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 94,052 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 2021 Thursday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,942,042 confirmed cases, 64,331 confirmed deaths, and 2,095,763 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,597,290 confirmed cases, 38,896 confirmed deaths, and 2,286,662 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,303 confirmed cases, 534 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 473,868 confirmed cases, 6,162 confirmed deaths, and 230,426 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Massachusetts: they have 718,849 confirmed cases, 18,079 confirmed deaths, and 698,529 confirmed recoveries. [x]    
  65. 2021 Thursday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 869,063 confirmed cases, 6,466 confirmed deaths, and 847,076 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Equatorial Guinea, 163rd country on the list: 8,880 cases of the virus, 123 confirmed deaths and 8,637 confirmed recoveries. [xi]     
  66. 2021 Thursday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,084.53, UP 153.60 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,778.26, UP 15.68 points (+0.11%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,419.15, UP 18.51 points (+0.42%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.21 per barrel, -0.44 (-0.60%).  The price of GOLD is $1,827.50 per troy oz., -3.70 (-0.20%) while the price of SILVER is $25.63 per troy ounce, -0.16 (-0.61%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,052.10 per troy oz, -15.70 (-1.42%) while the price of COPPER is $4.50 per pound, -0.02 (-0.53%). [xii]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,656.18 per troy oz, +10.19 (+0.39%). [xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $752,500.00 per CNY/T, +32,500.00 (+4.52%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,595.50 per USD/T, +42.00 (+1.64%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.88.     In Guyana Dollar, one greenback equals 207.14 and in Haitian Gourde, a buck equals 94.16 and in Honduran Lempira, one dollar equals 23.68 of theirs. [xv]       
  67. 2021 Thursday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.346 per gallon, $2.979 in Florida, $4.089 in Hawaii, and $3.842 in Washington state. [xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Indiana: $3.114.  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- Philippines: $4.590 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,579,970,824,046 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 which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  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 top position.
  68. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 128 for the gibbering jackal of a ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka Willie Brown’s Mattress, aka the screeching jabberwocky of the rain forest, aka the howling midnight marsupial to be in charge of the southern border and to have done little to nothing about it.  It’s also her 34th day since her one and only visit to the border and to have done nothing about it but wait- she released an 18-page report today.  The report does nothing about re-igniting the border wall construction, it does nothing to stop the tidal wave of illegal aliens into the country, nor does it do anything about rounding up this human fecal matter and deporting it out of the country.  No, it will TRY to address the same issues in the Northern Triangle that every administration since the late 1980s tried to address and ONLY- we repeat- ONLY President Donald J. Trump fixed.   Get Trump back into the White House.  NOW.
  69. 2021 Thursday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Here are the numbers for the illegal alien invasion as of today as presented by One America News, an extremely brave and informative network.  First, here is the cost this day of caring for all these illegal aliens: $519,267,008.  Second, here is the cost this year of caring for the illegal aliens in custody: $229,560,434,688.  Third, here are the numbers of illegal alien invaders who have flooded into the United States just this year: 2,352,810.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate of illegal aliens currently residing in the U.S. sucking away at the teats of the American taxpayers: 36,352,808.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  Note- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has said since the blog’s first inception on July 29, 2009- twelve long years ago today- that the numbers of illegal aliens back then was around 35-50 million whereas now- we believe they are closer to 75-100 million illegals, people that need to be scooped up and deported ASAP.  Newsmax reports that more countries are sending illegals to the United States.  As if we didn’t have enough.
  70. : COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Today we learn that 12 members and/or staff of the Major League Baseball team the Washington Nationals have tested positive for the ‘VID, only one of whom was unvaccinated.  And the health authorities claim that breakthrough cases are RARE.  It sounds more likely to us that once one gets vaccinated for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu; one becomes much more susceptible to this Chi-Com shit than if they haven’t had the vaccine.  Until we learn more, they can talk about VACCINE MANDATES all they want but folks, people are not going to continue taking this crap sitting down.
  71. 2021 Thursday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– The Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said today that ‘COVID-19 vaccine passports could be the way forward.’  Back at ya, Rep. Daniel Perez, R-FL 116th congressional district, says that ‘choice, not mandates, a priority in combatting the Chi-Vi.’  Meanwhile, House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has instructed her personal ‘Pelosi Police—her form of the Joestapo- to arrest visitors and staff who refuse to wear masks on the House side of the Congress.  Wow.  Rep. Kat Cammack, R-FL 3rd congressional district, labeled Pelosi’s mask mandate ‘tyrannical.’  Amen.
  72. : Health and Medical Alerts– The Centers for Disease Control says that Americans should wear masks in 70-percent of America’s counties.  Elsewhere, on Fox News Channel this evening with Judge Janine Pirro filling in for Sean Hannity, it was reported that TWO whistleblowers at Ft. Bliss in Texas were ordered by their higher-ups to cover up the horrendous numbers of COVID-19 infections running amok through the concentration camps holding the little illegal alien brats.  The Joestapo gave orders NOT to share true numbers with the media even as healthcare workers and CBP officials and others providing care to the illegal alien invaders were taking the pandemic out of the holding pens and to their homes where they were infecting their families.  Time to lay in minefields and other anti-personnel traps along the entire southern border.  NOW.  Build the wall, deport them all, and put the Bidenistas- including the head guy and his saggy-skinned wife- and their supporters into federal prisons.
  73. 2021 Thursday K: Joe Biden News I– Republican senators sent drooling Joe Biden a letter today demanding he not host POS Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, a known terrorist, at the White House.  (Note- Joe most likely will).  Speaking of slobbering Joe, a new poll says that his support has plummeted to 46-percent among voters and Rasmussen says that 59-percent of American voters blame the senile old fogey for rising inflation.  (Note- we think old Joe is going to end up like Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu did following the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe). 
  74. 2021 Thursday L: Joe Biden Regime News I– Following the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, the Federal Bureau of Investigation descended upon some businesses in Florida today seeking God knows what.  Meanwhile, landlords across the country are suing the Biden regime over its extension of the highly unfair evictions moratorium rules regarding COVID-19.   Stumbling old Joe asked Congress today to extend the dubious moratorium that is set to expire this week.  Finally, Democrats are delirious today as first-time jobless claims last week fell to 400,000.  Woo-oo!
  75. : Political News I– Well-known, racist Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, DS-RI, still won’t slam the ALL-WHITE restricted beach club of which he is a member, even when Black Lives Matter trash threaten him with violence.  What is it about these frigging Democrats that they do all kinds of racist, bigoted stuff and most of the time there is no price they have to pay for their prejudice?  If Whitehouse were a Republican, he would already be out of the U.S. Senate and on the way back to his, uh, private ALL-WHITE beach club to spend the remainder of his days.
  76. 2021 Thursday N: Political News II– Senator Kyrsten Sinema, DS-AZ, under assault by the likes of Sandy “The Fly” Cortez, aka AOC, and her fellow squad members, says she ‘won’t support the reconciliation bill being pushed by the loony tunes Democratic-Socialists.’  Amen!  Speaking of left-wing lunatics, Senator Bernie Sanders former political PAC- Our Revolution- a communist far, far, far-left group- is rebranding into ‘Pragmatic Progressives’ because it’s clear the old warhorse from Vermont won’t be running for president again.  What fun!
  77. 2021 Thursday O: Political News III– Washington, D.C. Police Department is going to hire 170 new law enforcement officers.  Meanwhile, Rep. Fred Keller, R-PA 12th congressional district, told Newsmax today that Joe Biden’s actions don’t jibe with his words on ‘buying American.’   In other news, Trump supporters raised $7.5 million for the Arizona 2020 Election Audit.  Speaking of Arizona, the third recount has been completed and the ballots will be heading back to their storage site.  (Speaking of election integrity, Joe Biden’s DOJ is launching a task force to investigate threats against (Democratic) election officials).  Next, conservatives want to see RINO hacks Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger booted from the Republican ranks.  (Note- they’re Democrats- Leader McCarthy, send them packing!)
  78. 2021 Thursday P: Miscellaneous News I– Apparently an entity known as “Jetpack Man” is back buzzing Los Angeles International Airport, aka LAX.  Seems like it might be time to shoot this bastard down before he causes a horrendous collision between airliners or with an airliner.  Meanwhile, Rep. Scott Perry, R-PA 10th congressional district, is encouraging his fellow Americans NOT to buy NBA or other sports apparel manufactured by Chi-Com slave labor in Xinjiang Province where the concentration camps are.
  79. 2021 Thursday Q: Observation of the Day– Joe Biden is rapidly becoming to the U.S. what Governor Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom is to California: a LOSER.  Joe is unifying people of all political parties against him with wide open borders, constant insults and anger, and failed policies just as Governor Newsom has people from the far left to the far right uniting together to get him the f**k out of office.  Instead of trying to do something to help the people he was elected to govern, neither Joe nor “Nazi” Newsom can get out of their own way.  This is WHY both of them want to bring illegal aliens to every part of the state or country so they can spread COVID-19 and perhaps allow them to steal the recall election in the Golden State and the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.  We think neither one can save himself and we cannot wait until Recall Election Day in September to boot Newsom out of office and into the nearest dumpster.
  80. 2022 Friday: This past Tuesday, President Donald J. Trump gave a barnburner of a speech in Washington, D.C.  Unlike his rally appearances, this speech hammered away at the Biden regime and the Democrats point by stellar point by stellar point.  IF I were the Dems- and their RINO sycophants- I would be afraid, deathly afraid.  The second time around is going to be far different than the first was, and I would liken President Trump’s second time around as being close to British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.  Churchill save the Brits from the Nazis, the Fascists, and the Imperial Japanese and their allies, whereas I believe President Trump will save us from the communist scum living amongst us and from the Chi-Coms, the Russians, and their lesser allies.  Remarkable things are coming over the horizon, which is why this November, we must send the Democrats packing along with their scumbag RINO allies.  Please, let me know what you think- Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0906 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Sky.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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The Beach Boys released a jam-packed 3-CD set: “Sounds of Summer: The Very Best of the Beach Boys” on June 10, 2003.  This set has approximately 80 tunes on it, big hits, not-so-big-hits, B-sides, unreleased, and archival tunes all lovingly compiled by Capitol Records with all sorts of additions with which to sweeten the pot- plus a DVD.    IF you have not yet brought the music of fun-sun-surf-hot chicks, fast cars, motorcycles, and all the rest of the music that made our summers so much delicious fun back in the 1960s and 1970s and even beyond, this is the way in which new fans and old-timers like us to accomplish this necessary task. Seek it out, don’t fret the cost, and buy it now- you will be glad you did.

The above icon is the “Trademark of Quality and Symbol of Integrity/Logo” of the Magnolia Hilltop Brewers and of What’s Cookin’ Productions.    The AICP-END Blog copyrights this article © 07-29-2022, all rights reserved.  (Editor’s Note: we pay the estate of Beverly Carrick an annual fee by which, we can show her paintings to the world.  We make NO money from the estate’s sales of her world-famous artworks).  Total Word Count: 5,739.  Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

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

[ii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The album, “Help!” appeared on Tuesday, 15-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[iii] Not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Bob Dylan but one day, we sure heck we do.  Stay tuned.

[iv] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Sadly, we were shortsighted at the time that we did not present the various members’ solo projects but one day, we hope to rectify that error.

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

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

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

[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.

155. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 04, 2022

2020 Thursday B: U.S. Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr announces that Justice is looking into Antifa and other ‘foreign actors’ involved in the riots crippling the United States at the moment. About time because the criminal scum must be found hiding under whatever rocks they do, rounded up, and sent to prison for life.

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155. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 04, 2022:

Vice Presidents William A. Wheeler and Charles W. Fairbanks; U.S. Interior Secretary Columbus Delano; U.S. Secretaries of State James G. Blaine and Lawrence Eagleburger; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Benjamin Bristow and Robert B. Andersen; U.S. Senator Mike Lee; The Average White Band featuring Roger Ball, the Jeff Beck Group featuring Nicky Hopkins, Jefferson Airplane featuring Joey Covington, the Mamas and the Papas featuring Michelle Phillips, and “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” by the Rolling Stones:

  1. 1070 Saturday:  In a cave near Roquefort, France, Roquefort cheese is created.
  2. 1745 Friday: Prussia’s King Frederick the Great beats the combined Austrian-Saxon army.  
  3. 1783 Wednesday:  The Montgolfier brothers first publicly demonstrated their hot-air balloon, which did not carry any passengers, over Annonay, France.
  4. 1784 Friday: Marie Thible became the first woman to fly in a hot-air balloon.  The flight was 45 minutes long and reached a height of 8,500 feet.
  5. 1792 Monday: Captain George Vancouver claims the Puget Sound for Britain.  
  6. 1794 Wednesday: The United States passes the Neutrality Act, which forbids American citizens from serving in the military of foreign powers.
  7. 1800 Wednesday: Construction on the White House ends, and President John Adams and his wife move into it.
  8. 1809 Sunday: In Shoreham, Vermont, future 11th U.S. Interior Secretary Columbus Delano is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Ulysses S. Grant from November 01, 1870, to September 30, 1875.
  9. 1812 Thursday: Following Louisiana’s admittance as a state, the U.S. Congress renames the Louisiana Territory, the Missouri Territory.  The U.S. House of Representatives voted approved 79-49 a declaration of war against Great Britain.
  10. 1845 Wednesday: Mexican American War of 1846-1848 gets under way.   The United States kicked butt.
  11. 1862 Wednesday: The Confederate Army evacuates Ft. Pillow, Tennessee.
  12. 1874 Thursday: The 30th U.S. Treasury Secretary Benjamin Bristow assumed office on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, Secretary Bristow served under President Ulysses S. Grant from today until June 20, 1876.
  13. 1887 Saturday: The 19th Vice President of the United States, Republican William A. Wheeler who served March 04, 1877, to March 04,1881, died on this date in his hometown of Malone, N.Y.
  14. 1892 Saturday: The Sierra Club underwent incorporation in San Francisco, CA.  Elsewhere, the 31st U.S. Secretary of State James G. Blaine left office on this date.  A Republican, Blaine served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 09, 1889, until today.  He also served the nation as its 28th U.S. Secretary of State.  In this role, he served under Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur from March 07, 1881, to December 19,1881.
  15. 1896 Thursday: Henry Ford makes a successful test run of his horseless carriage, called a quadricycle, in Detroit.
  16. 1910 Saturday: In Burleson, Texas, future 56th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Robert B. Andersen is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from July 29, 1957, to January 20, 1961.
  17. 1911 Sunday: Prospectors discovered gold in Indian Creek in Alaska.
  18. 1913 Wednesday: Congress approved the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing citizens the right to vote regardless of their gender, and sent it to the states for ratification.
  19. 1916 Sunday:  Russian forces under the command of General Brusilov fail in their attack on German forces.
  20. 1917 Monday: American men begin registering for the draft to fight in World War I.  Meanwhile, organizers award the first Pulitzer Prizes.  
  21. 1918 Tuesday: The 26th Vice President of the United States, Republican Charles W. Fairbanks who served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 03-04-1905 to 03-04-1909, died on this date in Indianapolis, Indiana, at age 66.
  22. 1919 Wednesday: US Marines invade Costa Rica to restore order.  Meanwhile, Congress approved the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing citizens the right to vote regardless of their gender, and sent it to the states for ratification.
  23. 1924 Wednesday: In memory of all New York soldiers who died during World War I, New York City lights an eternal light for them at Madison Square Garden.
  24. 1935 Tuesday: Gerald Brown and Edward Pollard patent ‘invisible glass’ on this date.
  25. 1939 Sunday: The German ocean liner MS St. Louis, carrying more than 900 Jewish refugees from Germany was turned away by U.S. officials.  Meanwhile, Sylvan Goldman introduced the first shopping cart in Oklahoma City.  The device was a folding chair he mounted on wheels.
  26. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, the Allied military evacuation of more than 338,000 troops from Dunkirk, France, ended.  Britain’s Prime Minister Winston Churchill tells the people of his nation, “We shall fight on the land and on the sea” against Nazi Germany.
  27. 1942 Thursday: The World War II Battle of Midway began, resulting in a decisive American victory against Japan and marking the turning point of the war in the Pacific.
  28. 1943 Friday: In Argentina, a military coup ousted President Ramon Castillo.
  29. 1944 Sunday: Rome falls to the Allied forces invading Italy; it is the first Axis capital to fall.  Meanwhile, a U.S. Navy task group in the south Atlantic captured the German U-Boat U-505, the first such capture of an enemy vessel at sea since the War of 1812.  Elsewhere, future saxophonist/vocalist with the Average White Band[i], Roger Ball, is born in Broughty Ferry, Scotland, on this date.  Meanwhile, future member of the Mamas and the Papas[ii]—Michelle Phillips—is born in Long Beach, California, on this date.
  30. 1946 Tuesday: Juan Peron became president of Argentina on this date.
  31. 1947 Wednesday: The House of Representatives approved the Taft-Hartley Act, an act which allowed the president of the United States to intervene in labor disputes.
  32. 1954 Friday: Once French Premier Joseph Laniel and Vietnamese Premier affix their initials to treaties in Paris, France grants Vietnam independence within the French Union.
  33. 1965 Friday: The Rolling Stones[iii] release “(I can’t get no) Satisfaction.”
  34. 1969 Wednesday: Nicky Hopkins[iv], famed rock-and-roll pianist, quits the Jeff Beck Group[v]
  35. 1971 Friday: Future Republican senator from Utah, Mike Lee, is born in Mesa, AZ, on this date.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2011.
  36. 1972 Sunday: A jury in San Jose, California, acquitted radical activist Angela Davis of murder and kidnapping for her alleged connection to a deadly courthouse shootout in Marin County in 1970.
  37. 1974 Tuesday: In a never-to-be-repeated event, the Cleveland Indians hold a 10-cent beer night, which leads to rowdy fans getting onto the field, causing the Indians to forfeit the game to the Texas Rangers, tied 5-5 in the 9th inning.  Meanwhile, the NFL grants a franchise to the Seattle Seahawks.  Finally, Sally Murphy became the first woman to qualify as an aviator with the U.S. Army.  
  38. 1975 Wednesday: California Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown signs the California Agricultural Labor Relations Act; it is the first law in the U.S. giving farmworkers collective bargaining rights.
  39. 1982 Friday: Israel attacks targets in southern Lebanon.
  40. 1984 Monday: For the first time in 32 years, Arnold Palmer failed to make the cut for the U.S. Open golf tournament.
  41. 1985 Tuesday: The Supreme Court of the United States upheld a lower court ruling, which struck down an Alabama law providing for a daily minute of silence in public schools.
  42. 1986 Wednesday: Jonathan Jay Pollard, a former Navy intelligence analyst, pleaded guilty in Washington, D.C., to conspiring to deliver information related to the national defense to a foreign government—specifically Israel—and is now serving a life sentence. Meanwhile, the California Supreme Court approved a law that limited the liability of manufacturers and other wealthy defendants.  The people came to know the law as the “deep pocket law.”
  43. 1989 Sunday: A federal judge sentenced Timothy McVeigh’s accomplice, Terry Nichols, to life in prison for his role in the bombing of Oklahoma City’s Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.  Meanwhile, in China, the Chinese army in Beijing violently ends the Tiananmen Square protests resulting in at least 241 dead protesters.
  44. 1991 Tuesday: Pope John Paul II compares abortion to the Holocaust.
  45. 1992 Thursday: The U.S. Postal Service announced that people preferred the “younger Elvis” stamp design in a nationwide vote.
  46. 1998 Thursday: A federal judge sentenced Terry Nichols to life in prison for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.  Meanwhile, George and Ira Gershwin received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  47. 2010 Friday:  Convicted murderer Joran van der Sloot undergoes extradition from Chile to Peru for murdering a woman there; he is suspected of murdering Natalie Holloway in Aruba, where he lived at home.
  48. 2011 Saturday: In Hong Kong, tens of thousands gather in Tiananmen Square to remember victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests.  Elsewhere, in Charlottesville, Va., former 62nd U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger died at age 80.  A Republican, he served under President George H.W. Bush from 12-08-1992 to 01-20-1993.
  49. 2012 Monday: A pop concert celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee takes place at Buckingham Palace, featuring artists Stevie Wonder[vi], Sir Paul McCartney[vii], Robbie Williams, among others.
  50. 2013 Tuesday: U.S. growth in imports outpaces its growth in exports, causing the U.S. trade deficit to widen 8.5% during the month of April.  Elsewhere, former Jefferson Airplane drummer Joey Covington died in a car wreck in Palm Springs, California, at age 67.
  51. 2014 Wednesday: The government of Nigeria courts-martials 10 senior generals and five other military officers for providing arms and information to jihadist group, Boko Haram. 
  52. 2017 Sunday: In Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors beat defending champion, the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 132-113.
  53. 2018 Monday: President Donald J. Trump publishes a tweet that drives his enemies insane: “I have the absolute right to PARDON myself.”  He very well could but many people across the country are members of the Trump Third Term Movement, the one that will emanate from a future Supreme Court Case that will grant the president a third term due to the coup the Obama administration and Deep State holdovers have conducted against the 45th president.  Meanwhile, former President Bill Clinton says in an interview with NBC News that he hasn’t and doesn’t need to apologize to Monica Lewinsky for having taken advantage of her and then ruining her life.
  54. 2019 Tuesday: In Hong Kong and around the world, more than 100,000 people take to the streets to remember the 30th anniversary of the communist Chinese massacre of students in Tiananmen Square.  In 1989, communist tanks drove over protesting students, people seeking democratic reforms.
  55. 2020 Thursday: COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Wuhan Bat Flu, aka the communist Chinese-engineered pandemic continues causing problems but so far has been unable to dislodge President Donald J. Trump or bring down the Western World.  Beijing, we are not going to settle for Xi-ism, no flipping way.  Here are the stats for the day around the world: 6,591,391 confirmed cases, 388,710 confirmed deaths, but 2,851,157 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are the numbers: 1,910,843 confirmed cases, 109,639 confirmed deaths, but 437,251 confirmed recoveries, the last number of which would be much higher if Blue State governors were not playing politics.
  56. 2020 Thursday A: In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 119,807 confirmed cases, 4,422 confirmed deaths, but Governor ‘Little Gavin’ Newsom will not share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on him.  In the Aloha State, here are the stats: 653 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, but 609 confirmed recoveries which is incredibly good.  Thank you, Governor David Ige, perhaps you can urge Gavin Newsom and Jay Inslee to do the same?  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 22,729 confirmed cases, 1,138 confirmed deaths, but much like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries which says it’s all about politics.
  57. 2020 Thursday B: U.S. Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr announces that Justice is looking into Antifa and other ‘foreign actors’ involved in the riots crippling the United States at the moment.  About time because the criminal scum must be found hiding under whatever rocks they do, rounded up, and sent to prison for life.  Harmeet Dhillon launches a lawsuit on behalf of beaten journalist Andy Ngo in Portland, Oregon, last year.   Get them, Harmeet!   Again, we must say that the majority of us writing for the AICPENDBLOG.COM now believe that communist China is colluding with the Democratic Party who channels Beijing’s dark money to its various action groups such as Black Lives Matter and Antifa.  Time to bring ALL of them down.
  58. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 173,301,283 confirmed cases, +406,451, 3,726,693  confirmed deaths, +9,784 and 156,279,830 confirmed recoveries, +46,930.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,191,460 confirmed cases, UP 16,542 from yesterday’s reporting, 612,202 confirmed deaths, UP 630,[viii] and 28,053,098 confirmed recoveries, UP 29,228.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix]  
  59. 2021 Friday A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 294,296 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 165,353 deaths  
  60. 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: 3,794,217 confirmed cases, 63,393 confirmed deaths, and 2,059,372 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,329,867 confirmed cases, 36,973 confirmed deaths, and 1,970,341 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 36,471 confirmed cases, 501 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 441,674 confirmed cases, 5,889 confirmed deaths, and 215,260 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Missouri, home of newest Squad member: Rep. Cori “The Bit*h” Bush: they have 601,503 confirmed cases, 9,846 confirmed deaths, and 545,505 confirmed recoveries.[x]   
  61. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,539 confirmed cases, 6,417 confirmed deaths, and 832,923 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one other country- Luxembourg, 104th country on the list, a proud country with a centuries’ old history, a: 70,182 cases of the virus, 818 confirmed deaths and 68,556 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  62. 2021 Friday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,756.39, UP 179.35 points (+0.52%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,814.59, UP 199.98 points (+1.47%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,229.89, UP 37.04 points (+0.88%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $68.37 per barrel, -0.25 (-0.36%).  The price of GOLD is $1,894.10 per troy oz., +2.10 (+0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $27.92 per troy ounce, +0.02 (+0.09%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,168.30 per troy oz, +3.60 (+0.31%) while the price of COPPER is $4.52 per pound, -0.01 (-0.28%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,841.08 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.07%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $23,300.00 per troy oz., -1,000.00 (-4.12%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.41%). [xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.39 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.96.     In Emirati Dirham, one greenback equals 3.67 and in Estonian Kroon, a buck equals 13.95 and in Ethiopian Birr, one dollar equals 43.19 of theirs.[xv]        
  63. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors – Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.210 per gallon, $2.857 in Florida, $3.944 in Hawaii, and $3.590 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Georgia: $2.909.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Namibia: $3.343 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,367,734,381,099 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 which is not good.  NOTE- communist China owns approximately $1.1 trillion.  However, they are not the largest holder of U.S. debt.  The top holder is Japan who owns $1.266 trillion of American debt.  The Chi-Coms are number two on the list.[xix]
  64. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– By our count, today is Day #74 for the so-called ‘Border Czar,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in this extremely important job and as of yet, has not shown up to work…once.  Seems like we need a new border czar and not Willie Brown’s former bed partner.  Just saying… In other border news, reports on Newsmax say that nearly $2 billion earmarked for the border wall along the heaviest traffic sector remains unused.  Joe Biden- use this money to continue wall construction.  Now. Speaking of “Cho-Mo Joe” Biden (that tape with him talking about a 7-year-old girl looking like she’s 19 was extremely creepy and classic, classic “Cho-Mo Joe”), today, he officially ended President Donald J. Trump’s ‘remain in Mexico’ policy.
  65. 2021 Friday G: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information– A Chinese virologist- Dr. Lei-Meng Yan- says ‘Dr. Fauci’s leaked emails prove her claim that the Xi Jinping Bat Flu was indeed leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology as a majority of people around the globe now believe.’  Amen.  Dr. Fauci was sending the lab $600,000 per year to study bat viruses.  Speaking of Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci now demands the Chi-Coms release the data on the bat cave patients who were the original people sickened by the Wuhan Flu.
  66. 2021 Friday H: NASA, Space, and UFO News– Advance portions of the Pentagon study into unidentified aerial (and submersible) phenomena are beginning to come out.  Initial excerpts suggest inconclusive findings stating that they could be ‘Chi-Com or Russian highly advanced craft.’  However, Lue Elizondo, the man who headed up the investigation at the Pentagon says that the report actually says the sightings of these and other unknown craft date back 70 years which confirms there is NO way either the Russians or the Chi-Coms could be responsible.  Sightings occurred for as long as human beings have walked the Earth; however, once the nuclear age commenced in the 1950s, the sightings have gone straight up (like the ‘hockey stick model’ that doofus promoting climate change uses) and only continue increasing.  (Note- the Chi-Coms have been busy stealing our (and everyone else’s) technology for decades which suggests there is no way the Beijing bullies could be responsible for this.  We seem to have a BIG PROBLEM.  Anyhow, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, says he’s ‘glad he blew the whistle on this problem and got the ball rolling.’  Thank you, senator, thank you.  We didn’t agree with you on much else, but this is a great thing you have done for our country.  
  67. 2021 Friday I: Big Tech News– Little Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook have banned President Donald J. Trump from its social media app (we closed our accounts long, long ago) for the next TWO years, meaning they think they are cutting him off from the rest of the world through the 2022 Mid-Term Elections.  However, President Trump said, ‘next time he’s in the White House, there won’t be any dinners for Zuckerberg and his wife, it will be all business.’  We look forward to that time, folks.  Time to use the Sherman Antitrust Act and bust up not only Facebook but also Twitter, Instagram, and all the rest of the mind-controlling apps spying on us and canceling anyone they choose.  
  68. 2021 Friday J: Political News I– Rep. Nancy Mace, R-SC 1st congressional district, says that the ‘graffiti all over her home is a sign of the times in the United States.’  Next the U.S. Senate GOP rejects the Biden regime’s infrastructure demand which leads to feeble old Joe rejecting their rejection.  Wow.  Moving on, yesterday, we reported that jobs created in May were something like 985,000 which was a false number- the true number was 559,000 new jobs which economists said should have been 650,000; the Republicans are ripping Joe Biden a new one over his ineptitude when it comes to being a ‘successful president.’  This man is a walking, stumbling, bumbling disaster and all we can say is ‘IF the Chi-Coms want to get in their licks, they better do it as quickly as possible because once the 2020 Election audits conclude, Joe will be selling pencils on the street corner.
  69. 2021 Friday K: Political News II– Former White House counsel under the Trump administration Don McGahn testified before Congress today.  Next, Vice President Mike Pence said that “Black lives saved, not endangered, by the police.”  Next, the Pentagon says- for now- U.S. military bases still cannot fly the LGBTQIA+ flag (but how long before they do).   Elsewhere, the National Rifle Association drops claims against New York Attorney General Leticia James so the NRA can pursue other claims in Manhattan.  Meanwhile, former ambassador to the United States from Israel- Michael Oren- says, ‘it’s always premature to eulogize Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.’  Amen.
  70. 2021 Friday L: Business News– Nonfungible Tokens- so-called NFT sales have fallen by 90-percent as the market implodes.  NFTs are cryptographic assets on blockchain that in the era of cryptocurrencies and other things that don’t exist in the REAL world are things hucksters and shysters peddle to unsuspecting morons wanting to be COOL.  (Note- NFTs are a bogus thing such as digital art and other high-tech crap Millennials love.  Screw ‘em).
  71. 2021 Friday M: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for tonight’s Draw #1665 with a $45 million jackpot on the line: 04, 30, 34, 41, 64, and Mega 08.  Stay tuned for further details.  Out of 58,203 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were 36 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $427 apiece.
  72. 2022 Saturday: Let’s see what corruption the Democrats and their bosses in Beijing are up to today…

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

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

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

[iv] Nicky Hopkins played with numerous groups, the Kinks, the Who, the Rolling Stones, among others, as well as with the Quicksilver Messenger Service and Jefferson Airplane.  Hopkins was an extremely talented musician.

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

[vi] Not sure when we will promote the music of Stevie Wonder but one day, we sure as heck will.

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

[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] So says Investopedia: How Much U.S. Debt Does China Own? (investopedia.com)

77. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2022

1946 Monday: At the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials, former Luftwaffe Chief Hermann Goering is still in the witness dock. He will not accept fault for his crimes and defends the actions that he and his fellow Nazis took during the war. He’s a tough nut to crack. Goering, however, knows the score- he knows he’s destined for the hangman’s noose unless a miracle happens.

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77. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2022:

President Grover Cleveland; Vice President John C. Calhoun; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Brockholst Livingston; Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Oscar L. Chapman; U.S. Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug; U.S. Secretary of State John C. Calhoun; U.S. Treasury Secretary L. M. Shaw; U.S. Secretary of War John C. Calhoun; Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano; Blues Image featuring Joe Lala, Chuck Berry, Derek and the Dominos featuring Bobby Whitlock, the Doobie Brothers featuring John Hartman, Gillan featuring Bernie Tormé, the Mamas and the Papas featuring John Phillips, Procol Harum featuring B.J. Wilson, the Rolling Stones, Steppenwolf featuring Kent Henry, and soul singer, Wilson Pickett:

  1. 37 A.D.: The Roman Senate annuls Tiberius’ will and proclaims Caligula emperor.
  2. 417 Saturday: St. Zosimus begins his reign as the 41st Roman Catholic pontiff on this date.  He would guide his earthly flock from today until December 26, 418.
  3. 731 Wednesday: St. Gregory III begins his reign as the 90th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would guide his flock until November 28, 741.  
  4. 1227 Thursday: The reign of the 177th Roman Catholic Pope Honorius III comes to its end.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on July 18, 1216.
  5. 1229 Sunday: German Emperor Frederick II crowns himself king of Jerusalem.
  6. 1314 Sunday: Jacques de Molay, the 23rd and the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar meets his fate at the hands of his tormentors at the stake.
  7. 1438 Friday: Albrecht II von Hapsburg becomes king of Germany.
  8. 1532 Friday: The English Parliament forbids payments by the church to Rome.
  9. 1766 Tuesday: Britain repealed the Stamp Act of 1765 due to its unpopularity among the colonists in New England.
  10. 1782 Monday: The future seventh vice president of the United States, 1825-1832—Democrat John C. Calhoun—is born on this date in Abbeville, South Carolina.  A future member of several parties, he would serve under Presidents John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson from March 04, 1825, to December 28, 1832.  Calhoun would also serve his nation as its 16th U.S. secretary of state.  In this capacity, he would serve under President John Tyler from April 01, 1844, to March 10, 1845.  Prior to this, he served the nation as its 10th U.S. secretary of war under President James Monroe from December 08, 1817, to March 04, 1825.  He then moved up the ladder to secretary of state, then, the U.S. Senate, and finally to the vice presidency. 
  11. 1813 Thursday: David Melville patented the gas streetlamp on this date.
  12. 1818 Wednesday: Congress approved its first pensions for government service.
  13. 1823 Tuesday: In Washington, D.C., the 15th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice of the United States Henry Brockholst Livingston died.  President Thomas Jefferson nominated his fellow Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Federalist Associate Justice William Paterson.  He served from November 10, 1806, to March 18, 1823.
  14. 1834 Tuesday: In Pennsylvania, construction workers completed work on the first railroad tunnel in the United States on today’s date.
  15. 1837 Saturday: The 22nd and 24th president of the United States, Grover Cleveland, a Democrat, was born in Caldwell, New Jersey.
  16. 1850 Monday: Henry Wells and William Fargo founded American Express on this date.
  17. 1865 Saturday: The Congress of the Confederate States adjourns for the last time.
  18. 1874 Wednesday: Hawaii signed a treaty with the United States, which granted America the right to exclusive trade.
  19. 1877 Sunday: President Rutherford B. Hayes appoints Frederick Douglas the marshal of Washington, D.C.
  20. 1881 Friday: Barnum and Bailey’s Greatest Show on Earth opened at Madison Square Garden on today’s date.
  21. 1882 Saturday: Opponents of the Earp family assassinate Morgan Earp while playing billiards in Tombstone, Arizona.
  22. 1895 Monday: 200 black Americans leave Savanah, Georgia, bound for settlement in Liberia.
  23. 1899 Saturday: Astronomers discovered the moon Phoebe, which orbits the planet Saturn.
  24. 1902 Tuesday: The government of Ottoman Turkey grants a German business firm the right to build a railway line running from Berlin through Ottoman territory to Baghdad, Iraq.
  25. 1903 Wednesday: France dissolved the Catholic religious orders.   Meanwhile, in Livorno, Italy, future foreign minister of Fascist Italy and son-in-law of Benito Mussolini, Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano is born.
  26. 1909 Thursday: Einar Dessau of Denmark used a short-wave transmitter to become the first person to broadcast as a “ham” operator.
  27. 1910 Friday: On this date, the first opera by a U.S. composer performed at the Met in New York City.
  28. 1911 Saturday: Former President Theodore Roosevelt opened Roosevelt Dam in Arizona, which was the largest dam in America at that time.  Elsewhere, North Dakota enacted a hail insurance law.
  29. 1916 Saturday: During World War I, Czarist Russia countered the Verdun assault on the Western Front with an attack at Lake Naroch on the Eastern Front, the Russians lost 100,000 men and the Germans lost 20,000 in defending against them.
  30. 1920 Thursday: Greece adopted the Gregorian calendar on this date.  
  31. 1922 Saturday: British officials in India sentence Mahatmas K. Gandhi to six years in prison for civil disobedience.  H
  32. 1925 Wednesday: The Tri-State Tornado struck southeastern Missouri, southern Illinois, and southwestern Indiana, resulting in some 700 deaths.
  33. 1931 Wednesday: Schick Inc. displayed the first electric shaver.
  34. 1932 Friday: In Washington, D.C., the former 43rd U.S. Treasury Secretary L. M. Shaw died at age 83.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from February 01, 1902, to March 03, 1907.
  35. 1937 Thursday: Some 300 people, mostly children, died in a gas explosion at the New London Consolidate School in New London, Texas.
  36. 1938 Friday: Mexican President Lazaro Cardenas nationalized his country’s petroleum reserves and took control of foreign-owned oil facilities.  Elsewhere, New York commenced requiring serological blood tests of pregnant women.
  37. 1940 Monday: Benito Mussolini’s Italy joins Hitler’s Germany in its war on France and Great Britain.  The meeting between the two dictators took place in the Brenner Pass.
  38. 1941 Tuesday: In Prattville, Alabama, future soul legend Wilson Pickett[i] is born.  “In the Midnight Hour” would be among his greatest songs, covered by many including Pigpen of the Grateful Dead[ii].
  39. 1942 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed an executive order authorizing the World War II Relocation Authority, the governmental entity that took charge of interning Japanese Americans, with Milton S. Eisenhower (the younger brother of Dwight D. Eisenhower) as its director.  Meanwhile, the third military draft in the U.S. commenced during World War II.  Elsewhere, the British are preparing to launch Force 21 in another week or so, a combined force of Royal Marines, Army troops, and a small flotilla.  The purpose is to sail around Africa and to invade Vichy French-controlled Madagascar so as to deny it to the Imperial Japanese.
  40. 1943 Thursday: Following the showing at Kasserine Pass in Tunisia, General George S. Patton leads a revamped/retrained II Corps back into the fight to rout the remnants of the Afrika Korps.
  41. 1944 Saturday: Due to Hungary switching sides to Stalin’s Russia, the Nazis occupy their country.  There are still Hungarians willing to fight with their Nazi allies against the communists because what the communists are offering is far worse than their alliance with Germany.  Meanwhile, the Red Army is also rolling into Romania on this date, another member nation of the Axis.
  42. 1945 Sunday: During World War II, 1,250 Allied bombers attack the Nazi capital of Berlin.  On the Eastern Front, the Red Army is approaching Danzig, Poland, what today is Gdansk.  German forces are fleeing to the west as the Soviets continue the fight, driving into Poland ostensibly to ‘liberate Poland’ but in truth to conquer it and to then put a communist regime in Warsaw.
  43. 1946 Monday: At the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials, former Luftwaffe Chief Hermann Goering is still in the witness dock.  He will not accept fault for his crimes and defends the actions that he and his fellow Nazis took during the war.  He’s a tough nut to crack.  Goering, however, knows the score- he knows he’s destined for the hangman’s noose unless a miracle happens.  Elsewhere, 32.1st Acting U.S. Interior Secretary Oscar L. Chapman stepped down from office on this date.  As Acting U.S. Interior Secretary, Chapman served under President Harry S. Truman from February 15, 1946, to March 18, 1946.  His replacement, the 33rd U.S. Interior Secretary Julius A. Krug assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, too, Secretary Krug served under President Harry S. Truman from today until December 01, 1949.
  44. 1947 Tuesday: Barrie “B.J.” Wilson, future drummer of the British rock group, Procol Harum[iii], was born in Edmonton, London, England, on this date.
  45. 1948 Thursday: Future famed keyboardist, who played with Eric Clapton in Derek and the Dominos[iv], Bobby Whitlock, is born in Memphis, Tennessee, on this date.  Meanwhile, the first signs of a split in the communist alliance between Josef Stalin’s Soviet Union and Tito’s Yugoslavia occurs as Russian advisors head home.
  46. 1949 Friday: The treaty for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, aka NATO, wins ratification in the U.S. Senate.
  47. 1950 Saturday: Future drummer with the rock band, the Doobie Brothers[v]—John Hartman—is born on this date in Falls Church, Virginia.
  48. 1952 Tuesday: In Philadelphia, an optometrist fitted the first plastic lenses for a cataract patient.  Meanwhile, guitarist with Ian Gillan’s solo band, Gillan[vi]– Bernie Tormé- is born on this date in Ranelagh, Dublin, Ireland.
  49. 1954 Thursday: Howard Hughes—the first person ever to own a motion picture studio—bought RKO Pictures for $23 million on this date.   Elsewhere, in French Indochina, after five-plus days of heavy fighting, the battle has fallen into a temporary lull.  The communists are consolidating their wins while the French are trying to drive the Viet Minh back and off their main airfield.  In the fighting, the French Union troops have lost three of 12 battalions although two have managed to parachute in to replace them.  On the other side of the dividing line, General Giap is calling for reinforcements and fresh supplies as his losses assaulting French positions have been horribly costly.  It is a horrifying battle but whoever wins it will determine control of the country.
  50. 1959 Wednesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Hawaii statehood bill, which led to it officially becoming a state on August 21, 1959.
  51. 1962 Sunday: France and Algerian rebels signed the Evian Accords, a cease-fire agreement that took effect the next day ending the Algerian War.
  52. 1963 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Gideon v. Wainwright, ruled unanimously that state courts were required to provide legal counsel to criminal defendants who could not afford to hire an attorney on their own. 
  53. 1965 Thursday: The first spacewalk took place as Soviet Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov went outside his Voskhod 2 capsule, secured by a tether.  Meanwhile, the Rolling Stones[vii] receive fines of £5 each for public urination.
  54. 1967 Saturday: “Penny Lane,” by the Beatles[viii] hits #1 on the pop music charts.  Combined with “Strawberry Fields Forever,” these two tunes became massive sellers.  Both would eventually end up on the “Magical Mystery Tour” album’s B-Side.
  55. 1970 Wednesday: For the first time in U.S. history, the USPS postal union calls for a strike.
  56. 1974 Monday: Most OPEC members end the oil embargo against the United States, an embargo caused by the U.S. support for Israel in the Yom Kippur War.
  57. 1977 Friday: The United States restricts travel of its citizens to the following nations: Cuba, North Korea, Vietnam, and Cambodia.
  58. 1981 Wednesday: In the NHL, the Buffalo Sabres set a record of 9 goals in one period against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
  59. 1986 Tuesday: The U.S. Treasury Department announced that it would begin weaving a clear, polyester thread into bills to thwart counterfeiters.
  60. 1988 Friday: In Nashville, Tennessee, heavyweight boxer Randall “Tex” Cobb beat ‘Neon Leon’ Spinks via a 10-round majority decision to drop Spinks’ record to 18-11-3 while that of Cobb went to 33-7-1.                                                                                                                                                            
  61. 1990 Sunday: The first free elections took place in East Germany.  Meanwhile, art thieves stole 13 paintings from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.  Since art experts valued the paintings at a whopping $100 million, the heist became the largest art robbery in history.  
  62. 1991 Monday: At the 2:22 minute mark in the seventh round of their heavyweight match, Mike Tyson beats Donovan “Razor” Ruddock via a TKO.  Billed as the “Fight of the Year,” this bout pitted two hard-punching boxers against one another.  However, the judges threw the fight to Tyson by awarding him with a TKO victory.   Once given the victory, Ruddock’s corner stormed into the ring and went after the referee which caused Tyson’s corner to enter the ring and a brief melee ensued.  With the victory, “Iron Mike’s” record went to 40-1 while that of Ruddock went to 25-2-1.
  63. 1992 Wednesday: Famed Disco queen Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
  64. 1995 Saturday: Michael Jordan announces he is ending his 17-month retirement from the NBA.   
  65. 1996 Monday: In the Philippines city of Quezon, a massive nightclub fire claims the lives of at least 162 people and injures scores of others.
  66. 2000 Saturday: in the Republic of China (Nationalist China) aka Taiwan- Chen Shui-bian wins the presidential election.  Taiwan is a free democracy living in the shadow of a communist giant who will resort to any act no matter how criminal to force Taiwan to become part of the People’s Republic of China.
  67. 2001 Sunday: Founding member and guiding light of the Mamas and the Papas[ix]—John Phillips—died from heart failure on this date in Los Angeles, California.  He was age 65.
  68. 2002 Monday: The Ramones are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on this date.  Meanwhile, the initial invasion of Afghanistan is over.  Operation Anaconda saw to the killing of loads of Taliban and Al-Qaida garbage.   The hunt for Osama bin Laden is on.
  69. 2003 Tuesday: Tomorrow is the jumping off point for the invasion of Iraq.  Hundreds of millions of people across the world are praying the world will not go to war but to war the United States would go, all because the Military-Industrial-Political Complex will rake in tens of billions of dollars in war materials, conquered territory, and regime change.  President George W. Bush, PLEASE- don’t do this.  We beg you.  Meanwhile, the foreign ministry in Iraq labels President Bush a ‘war criminal’ before the war is even under way.
  70. 2004 Thursday: Howard Dean announces he is going to form a far-left organization of people of like mind, the progressive Democracy for America group.  This guy’s a nut.   Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives votes to double the bounty atop the head of wanted international terrorist, Osama bin Laden.  Find the POS and kill him.
  71. 2005 Friday: Doctors in Florida, acting on the orders of a state judge, removed Terri Schiavo’s feeding tube.  Despite the efforts of congressional Republicans to intervene and repeated court appeals by the parents of Schiavo, the brain-damaged woman died on March 31, 2005, at age 41.
  72. 2006 Saturday: Following a U.N. Security Council vote just days before authorizing any naval force encountering pirates off the coast of East Africa to engage, a U.S. Naval squadron encounters Somali pirates and lights them up killing at least 1, wounding others, and taking 12 prisoners.  Excellent action.  Pirates must be eliminated from the high seas.  Elsewhere, Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine are fighting one another as they try to form a unified cabinet.
  73. 2007 Sunday: The war in Iraq continues killing people and destroying property.  A bomb goes off in Baghdad killing at least 11 people and wounding God knows how many others.   Elsewhere, French crime writer Cesare Battisti is arrested in Brazil.  Apparently, his home country’s courts in Italy convicted him in absentia of two murders back in the 1970s.  The Italian police were finally able to capture the rogue and extradite him back to Rome to face justice.
  74. 2008 Tuesday: You know it’s an election year when loads of limp-wristed sissies turn out to protest the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.  Look, we agree, NO one wanted George W. Bush to invade Iraq but the more we think about it, the more it appears that the Deep State aka the Military-Industrial-Political Complex egged him on to do it because industrialists and corporatists can only make money when bombs are dropping on Middle Eastern and other Third World targets and blood is being shed for oil.  When we don’t even get the oil, it’s even worse.  Fricking Dick Cheney!   Meanwhile, Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, does his best to distance himself from the insane comments made by his ‘former’ Reverend Jeremiah “Chickens Have Come Home to Roost” Wright in whose church Senator and Mrs. Obama sat for 20 years.
  75. 2009 Wednesday: Kent Henry, former guitarist with Blues Image and Steppenwolf[x] died at age 60 from the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in Portland, Oregon.  Meanwhile, the Fed announces its plan to buy up to $1.2 trillion in bonds and securities with which it hopes to stabilize a damaged economy.  Meanwhile, as an uproar continues over the bonuses AIG plans to give to its board members and CEO, AIG announces that the recipients will return ‘half of their bonuses’ to the government.   Get them and get the hell out of town.
  76. 2010 Thursday: In anticipation of passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act- the PPACA, aka the ACA, aka Obamacare- the White House delays an overseas trip so President Barack Obama can sign the bill when it reaches his desk.  The Democrats expect to have the 216 votes with which to pass this monstrosity that will destroy the American healthcare system for generations to come, lead to lower-quality healthcare, and create ‘Death Panels’ with which government bureaucrats will eliminate what the Nazis called, “Useless eaters,” people who took more resources to stay alive than they gave back to society.  We hope it won’t pass.
  77. 2011 Friday: After the United States, Britain, and France authorized a No-Fly Zone over Libya, Libyan authorities announced that it would call for a ceasefire, which it immediately violated by killing 25 civilians in Misrata.   Meanwhile, the MESSENGER spacecraft goes into orbit around the planet Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun.
  78. 2012 Sunday: Armed rebels are running amok in Damascus, Syria.  Following a massive car bomb blowing up part of the city, raging gun battles break out in the streets leading to at least 27 dead and countless others injured.   Meanwhile, the U.S. military identifies the shooter of 16 Afghan civilians as U.S. Army Sgt. Robert Bales.  Currently, he is being held in solitary confinement at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas.  Afghan President Hamid Karzai is screeching about ‘multiple shooters killing the 16 which included 9 children’ but no evidence supporting those allegations is found.   Sgt. Bales enlisted in the military following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and had served multiple tours fighting terrorists.
  79. 2013 Monday: At Kano, Nigeria, an explosion at a bus park claims the lives of 25 people and injures numerous others.  Meanwhile, an explosion erupts claiming the lives of 10 people and injures 20 others as a car bomb goes off in Mogadishu, Somalia.
  80. 2014 Tuesday: President Obama awards 24 Medals of Honor to veterans originally overlooked due to ethnic or racial bias.  Elsewhere, in the U.S., today’s Mega Millions multistate lottery drawing has two winning tickets; the $400 million jackpot is the third largest in the game’s history.  Elsewhere in Washington, D.C., the U.S. government shutters the Syrian Embassy and sends its diplomats home to Damascus.  Meanwhile, founding member of Blues Image[xi] as well as performer with other bands—drummer/percussionist Joe Lala—died on this date in his hometown of Tampa, Florida, at age 66 from lung cancer.  Finally, famed NBA coach Phil Jackson signs a five-year contract to become the president of the New York Knicks.  Oh, well.
  81. 2015 Wednesday: Although election consultants sent by President Barack Obama to help the opposition to Israeli leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, worked hard and spent millions to beat the prime minister, Netanyahu and his Likud Party retain power.  Mr. Netanyahu set out to form a new coalition government.   Elsewhere, violence breaks out in Frankfurt, Germany, during a massive protest against austerity measures proposed by Berlin. 
  82. 2016 Friday: American actor Joe Santos of Rockford Files fame dies at age 84.  Elsewhere, following imposition of new sanctions on North Korea, South Korea reports that its northern neighbor fired off two ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan.   Meanwhile, European Union leaders are trying to bribe Turkey to do something about halting the ongoing flow of Muslim ‘refugees’ from the Middle East, Central Asia, and other parts of the region through their country and into Europe.  Something has got to give.
  83. 2017 Saturday: The founder of rock-and-roll—the great Chuck Berry[xii]—died from natural causes at the age of 90 in Wentzville, Missouri.  Meanwhile, as Iraqi military forces begin assaulting ISIS positions in western Mosul, tens of thousands of civilians try to flee through the battle lines.  The Iraqis have to sort out civilian from terrorist, it’s an onerous process but a necessary one.
  84. 2018 Sunday: In a ‘shock of shocks’ (yeah, right), Russian thug president and oligarch Vladimir Putin wins his fourth term with 76-percent of the vote.  Meanwhile, Sri Lanka ends the state of emergency it declared on March 06, 2018, after anti-Muslim riots got out of hand.
  85. 2019 Monday: According to the U.S. National Weather Service, historic, catastrophic flooding occurs as parts of Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota find themselves battling floodwaters.  Of course, this is a SIGN of ‘Climate Change.’  Ooh, la-la. Elsewhere, New Zealand mourns the loss of people killed in the recent mosque shootings, urging the populace to show compassion for the Muslim population.   Meanwhile, in Utrecht, Netherlands, a jihadist seeking revenge for the mosque shootings in New Zealand opens fire on a train, killing three people and wounding others.  The police finally track the POS down and discover that he is a Turkish immigrant.   Bring out the old guillotine.   
  86. 2020 Wednesday: As of today, there are 214,894 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the “Wuhan Virus,” the one the Peoples’ Republic of China dumped on the world.  Currently, we have 8,732 confirmed deaths with 83,313 recoveries.  China continues leading the death toll with 3,122 followed by Italy with 2,978 and then Iran with 1,135 deaths.  After them, Spain acknowledges 623 deaths followed by France with 148, then South Korea with 84, the United Kingdom with 71, then the Netherlands with 58, and the U.S. with 55 deaths.  Meanwhile, after getting his butt clobbered in the previous day’s presidential primaries, Sen. Bernie Sanders announces the suspension of his presidential run.  Thus, Joe Biden is the de facto winner of the nomination which means, who will contest him at the convention or even before?  Will it be moronic Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York who seems to be on TV every flipping day acting as though he is the ‘shadow president’ or will it be Hillary Clinton or Michelle Obama?  Possibly, since Democrats OWE Donald Trump at least three years, perhaps the president should postpone elections until November 2024?  On Wall Street, the DOW Jones Industrial Average closes at 19,898.92, a drop of 1,338.46 or -6.30%.  The S & P closes at 2,398.10, a drop of 131.09 or -5.18.  Finally, the NASDAQ closes at 6,989.84, a drop of 344.94 or -4.70%.
  87. 2021 Thursday: DAY 58 of the Biden Regime.   FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS UPDATE- North Korea calls nuclear talks with the ‘Joe Biden administration’ to be little more than a waste of their time.  Furthermore, they say that IF Joe Biden doesn’t dump the harsh speech, Joe Biden won’t be getting much sleep at night for the next four years.  They might consider speaking with ‘Joe Biden’ if he refrains from the hate speech against Kim Jong Un and discontinues the nasty rhetoric.  Otherwise, Biden can shut the hell up.   In answer, the Biden administration says it ‘will keep all options on the table when it comes to dealing with the North Koreans and will counter any threat the Kim regime poses to the rest of the Asia-Pacific Region.’ 
  88. 2021 Thursday A: FOREIGN/OVERSEAS NEWS UPDATE II: The Russians are not happy with Joe Biden.  First, they demand that Joe Biden apologize for calling Vladimir Putin a ‘killer,’ and then when Joe Biden’s administration remains mum, they call their ambassador in Washington, D.C., to return home.[xiii]  This is a slap to the face of Joe Biden personally and to the American people in general.  It’s a good thing that Joe Biden didn’t say that ‘if Putin and I were in high school, I’d take his scrawny little ass behind the gym and beat the hell out of him.’  IF Joe had said something like that, we might be getting nuked by now but of course, Joe Biden lacks the testosterone to do something as brazenly stupid as that.   Former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the ‘back and forth between Biden and Putin is increasingly childish.’  Stop it.  Meanwhile, Moscow extends the house arrest for Alexei Navalny’s spokesperson, Kira Yarmysh.   
  89. 2021 Thursday B: FOREIGN NEWS UPDATE/OVERSEAS III: In Kabul, Afghanistan, a bus carrying Afghan workers along a road runs smack dab into a roadside bomb planted by practitioners of the religion of peace.  The resulting explosion claims the lives of four workers outright, injures another nine, and blows the bus to smithereens.  One must love the ‘religion of peace!’  Next, as the Joe Biden administration meets with the Chi-Coms in Alaska, reports are that Beijing is going to pressure U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken- a close friend of the Chi-Coms- to remove all Trump era sanctions imposed upon them.  This most likely is going to happen.  Elsewhere, the UAW is upset because an automobile Ford Motor Company promised to manufacture in Ohio is heading for Mexico instead.  Thank you, Biden administration, thank you dumb ass Richard Trumka for NOT putting labor squarely behind President Donald J. Trump.  More job losses to come.
  90. 2021 Thursday C: BORDER NEWS UPDATE I: The people of the United States are decrying ‘Joe Biden’s assault on the southern border.’  As our country reels from the massive invasion of Third World illegal aliens who are coming here to suck off government’s teats, none of these people will assimilate and many of them are males of military age.   House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says that ‘Joe Biden’s words and actions alone have created the border crisis.’  He also says that ‘when Joe Biden was running for president, he said he would open the borders and legalize millions of illegals so no one should be surprised now at what is happening along our border.’  (Note- we say it’s time to begin seeding the Rio Grande with alligator pups, to put in antipersonnel, antivehicle, and antiboat obstacles beginning on our side of the river and then lay in minefields, foo gas pits, punji stake pits, and whatever else we can to protect our borders from the tidal wave of illegals.  STOP THEM NOW!)
  91. 2021 Thursday D: BORDER NEWS UPDATE II: Senator John Kennedy, R-LA, says that ‘Joe Biden is going to try to redeploy border funding to other programs,’ like WOKE bulls**t.   Meanwhile, Mexico says it will help with the BORDER DISASTER if the United States provides aid with the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccine.   Elsewhere, it’s clear that DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is working on behalf of the illegal aliens and not the American people.[xiv]  Elections have consequences, folks.  The Biden administration is planning to legalize ALL DACA recipients as well as anyone who has worked in U.S. agricultural fields for as short a time as 180 days.  BUILD THE WALL AND DEPORT THEM ALL.  NOW.  It is better than hundreds of thousands of uneducated illegal aliens languishing in Joe Biden’s gulags.  Send them back NOW.  Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, demands that Secretary Mayorkas ‘change course now’ on the border.
  92. 2021 Thursday E: CHI-COM NEWS: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, is moving forward a bill that will strip compromised House Intelligence Committee member Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell, a man who had a lengthy sexual affair with a Chi-Com female intelligence agent, Christine Fang, aka Fang-Fang.  Leader McCarthy says there is NO way that Swalwell could get a security clearance in the private sector so he should not have one in the public sector.  Swalwell is a security risk and increasingly erratic House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi will do nothing about it.  (Note- it appears to me that her anti-Alzheimer’s drugs are not working very well- Goldie).
  93. 2021 Thursday F: POLLING AND ELECTIONS NEWS- a recent Rasmussen poll reports that 75-percent of the American people believe that VOTER ID is an essential tool with which to maintain fair and honest elections.  Why then won’t the Democrats demand safe and secure elections rather than seeking to enfranchise illegal aliens, felons, sixteen-year-olds, and others incapable of voting to vote?  This bull crap simply must stop.  NOW.   
  94. 2021 Thursday G: ATLANTA MASSAGE PARLOR MASSACRES and associated ideas- even though Robert Aaron Long- the person that shot and killed five Korean women, Latinos, and one white male says he didn’t do it because they are Asian does not gain much traction in the media.[xv]  We think his motive most likely was having watched the Grammys on Sunday night and seen all the whores and sluts prancing around that for a guy with a self-proclaimed sex addiction, he acted upon what he saw.  The Democrats continue wailing about the uptick in anti-Asian violence of which, we have still seen incredibly little and what we have seen other than Mr. Long is black folks attacking Asians.[xvi]  Still, the Asian-American community is screaming for support so congressional hearings looking into all the ‘anti-Asian violence’ are going to begin soon.  Dr. Alan Dershowitz, noted legal scholar, says the easy availability of firearms put the gun into the hands of Mr. Long.   How about we do something to help people with sex addictions in our highly sexualized society?   (Note- Joe Biden and Kooky Kamala Harris are going to visit Georgia soon and are going to blast guns- again.  STFU.  Goldie).   Anyhow, the Atlanta P.D. says the investigation into Mr. Long is FAR FROM OVER meaning they are seeking a racial angle.  Oh- White House Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki says, ‘Trump’s to blame for the shootings.’[xvii]
  95. 2021 Thursday H: U.S. Senate News- the U.S. Senates confirms the pro-China William Burns by a unanimous vote to become the nation’s next Central Intelligence Agency director.  Wow.  Even worse, the U.S. Senate confirms California Attorney-General Xavier Becerra by a vote of 50-49 (Senator Susan Collins, RINO-ME, voted ‘aye’) to become the next Health and Human Services secretary.  Generally, someone with a medical background is sought for this post.  Sadly, however, the only thing Becerra qualifies for is his love of abortion, abortion at all stages of fetal development and even post-birth.  The man is an evil, evil ghoul.   At least the people of California have gotten rid of him.  No longer is he the Golden State’s problem; no, he’s now the nation’s problem.   Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell says that Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer was correct when he defended the legislative filibuster back in 2017 whereas now, Schumer lacks the balls to keep the left-wing of his party at bay.  Schumer is LEFT-WING of his party.
  96. 2021 Thursday I: Miscellaneous Government News- The Republicans in Congress are concerned over HOW the Democrats plan on funding their (Green New Deal) ‘infrastructure program.’  Representative Nancy Mace, R-SC 1st congressional district, says that the Democrats will stick ‘the American workers, the middle class with paying for another multi-trillion-dollar bill.’  She also says that this scheme is their most expensive so far.   Meanwhile, the House passes an extension on the Equal Rights Amendment despite furious pushback from the GOP.   Next, in a ‘speech’ today,  Joe Biden referred to “Kooky Kamala” Harris once again as “President Harris.”  Dr. Jill Biden should be in prison for elder abuse.  WTF.  Moving on, the U.S. House of Representatives passes a bill with which to award GOLD MEDALS to all Capitol Hill police officers who withstood the ‘insurrection of January 06, 2021.’  Wow.  Go, Nance, go!  Panderer.[xviii] 
  97. 2021 Thursday J: WEATHER NEWS UPDATE- the National Weather Service issues severe warnings for the American Deep South.  The NWS also says that much of the U.S. is going to be in the throes of an extended drought.  WTF is going on in the atmosphere with all the chem trails?  Something is occurring of which hardly anyone knows.  We would LOVE to know what our government or worse- the globalist government- is doing to the world’s atmosphere.
  98. 2021 Thursday K: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS- The Kansas state Senate passes a bill prohibiting trannys from playing in girls’ and women’s sports.  It will advance to the GOP-controlled House in the state and then move to the governor’s desk.   Next, Lt. General Michael Flynn’s former business partner, Bijan Rafiekan, found himself resentenced by an appeals court over whatever bogus crime with which he was charged.   Next, Dan Bongino is going to assume Rush Limbaugh’s radio slot on Talk Radio.   In other interesting news, Los Angeles County D.A. George Gascon admits to cutting 8,000 years of prison sentences given to L.A. criminals and this in just 100 days.  We are NEVER visiting Los Angeles City or County ever again until this scurrilous POS is removed from office.
  99. 2021 Thursday L: GOP Miscellaneous News: a nonpartisan polling groups says that Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, is the most effective U.S. senator.  Next, another poll says that U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas is the most popular SCOTUS justice among Republicans.  Congratulations, Justice Thomas.   Elsewhere, former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he’s optimistic about Joe Biden doing the right thing with the Chi-Coms.   
  100. 2021 Thursday M: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 121,585,388 confirmed cases, +583,289, 2,685,770, confirmed deaths, +10,249, and 68,888,923 confirmed recoveries, +253,755.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,846,814 confirmed cases, up 58,650 from yesterday’s reporting, 543,481 confirmed deaths, UP 1,177, and 116,340,711 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.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this wretched, disorientated slobbering POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 215,004 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- Vegetable Joe, in another two weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.    
  101. 2021 Thursday N: 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: 3,632,133 confirmed cases, 57,016 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,646 confirmed cases, 451 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers for more than a week now).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 354,828 confirmed cases, 5,212 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of the U.S., aka the federal district, Washington, D.C., aka Fort Pelosi: currently, they have 42,892 confirmed cases, 1,046 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries thanks to Mayor Muriel Bowser.  Woof.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 824,926 confirmed cases, 6,062 confirmed deaths, and 793,723 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Romania, the home of Vlad the Impaler, aka Count Dracula of literary fame: 881,159 cases of the old the Communist China Condition, 21,877 confirmed deaths and 794,950 confirmed recoveries.   Meanwhile, new reports say that New York health authorities were horrified at Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s order to return COVID-19-positive patients back into nursing homes (and yet, they did NOTHING.  They are as guilty as the governor who, by the way, has another accuser, a female reporter who says he made her feel uncomfortable).
  102. 2021 Thursday O: Boy!  Dreadful day on the markets now that BIG BUSINESS realizes there is going to be inflation, possibly, stagflation, loss of jobs, low interest rates, all the gains made in 2021 are LOST thanks to “Pro-China Joe” Biden.  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 32,862.30, DOWN 153.07 points (-0.46%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,116.17, DOWN 409.03 points (-3.02%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,915.46, DOWN 58.66 points (-1.48%).  The price of GOLD is $1,732.60 per troy oz., +0.10 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $26.08 per troy ounce, -0.27 (-1.03%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,208.00 per troy oz, -9.50 (-0.78%) while the price of COPPER is $4.07 per pound, -0.04 (-0.94%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,662.80 per troy oz, +124.50 (+4.90%). The price of RHODIUM is $2,175.00 per troy oz, +45.00 (+2.11%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $59.59 per barrel, -0.41 (-0.68%)  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.51 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.49.  As for Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.   In Azerbaijani Manat, one greenback equals 1.69.   Last week, there were 770,000 first-time unemployment applications last week which is a reverse from the previous week.  Claims are going up, NOT going down.  The national unemployment rate for February 2021 was 6.2-percent nationwide.
  103. 2021 Thursday P: Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.871 per gallon, $3.580 in Hawaii, and $3.301 in Washington state.  Time for ALL Red States and portions of states to secede from the Communist States of America.   Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,066,880,604,872 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.  Cloward and Piven running amok.  The country is going to implode.
  104. 2022 Friday: What will happen today…

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[i] We hope to do the music of all the soul legends one day including Wilson Pickett among others.

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

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

[iv] We began offering music by the supergroup Cream on Friday, 17-January-2014 through Monday, 03-February-2014.  Please seek out their albums by visiting posts on those corresponding dates.  You will be glad you did.  Sadly, at the time, we also should have presented the solo catalogs of Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, and Ginger Baker.  When we do, Derek and the Dominoes will be among them.  We hope to do so at some point within the next decade or so.

[v] We hope to promote the music of the Doobie Brothers sometime before 2030.  We hope you will remain vigilant.

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

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

[viii] 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.

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

[x] We promoted the music of Steppenwolf, beginning on Friday, 25-May-2012 through Sunday, 17-June-2012.  You definitely need to check the music of this iconic band out ASAP.

[xi] Not sure when we will do the music of Blues Image but when we do, you will be the first to know.

[xii] We look forward to promoting the music of Chuck Berry in its entirety but are not sure as to when.  Stay tuned.

[xiii] Apparently, Vladimir Putin is challenging Joe Biden to a public debate.  This is something we would love to have front row seats to watch!

[xiv] We learn today that at least 3 million illegal aliens are going to be legalized immediately just as we learned that all illegal aliens deported under the Trump administration who were here living in the shadows for three years will be invited back.  We also learn that the Biden administration will NOT deport any illegal alien child who manages to walk through Central America, up through Mexico, and somehow cross our border will NEVER be deported- DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.

[xv] Interesting note- Atlanta Police Department Captain Jay Baker lost his position as spokesperson for the department today because he relayed to the press what the suspect told him, that he ‘shot those people because of his sex addiction.’  Captain Baker did not sing the song of INCREASED VIOLENCE AGAINST ASIAN-AMERICANS, OH MY, MY!  Identity politics strikes once again and that ho, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is in the midst of it.

[xvi] The incredible thing in all of this is that Democrats despise Asian-Americans, they demonstrate it through holding them back in institutions of higher learning like colleges and universities.  The Dems do not like the fact that Asians are extremely industrial, successful, and do not need government generally to survive and thus the Democrats wage war on them around the clock.  Now that they can use their grief to their advantage, they love the Asians now but when things go back to normal, they will cut them loose the same way Democrats cut Cindy Sheehan lose after she thought she could primary Nancy Pelosi in her California House district race.  Democrats are USERS, they care little for the people they use, it’s who and what they are.

[xvii] Here’s something- Donald J. Trump’s personal wealth FELL by $700 million the four years he was president.  Mr. Trump is the first American president to LOSE money while in office.  The man is a patriot.

[xviii] The ‘January 06, 2021, commission’ by which the government seeks to ‘investigate the Capitol Hill riots, aka THE TRUMP-INSPIRED INSURRECTION, is being held up by…you guessed it…partisanship. 

333. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2021

63. 2020 Sunday B: In Paris and across France, Antifa rioters are running amok, destroying monuments, buildings, and attacking people in the streets. They are angry over police mistreatment of nonwhite suspects as well as the draconian Wuhan Virus Crisis lockdowns and restrictions.

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333. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2021:

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Morrison Waite and John Marshall Harlan; “Come Together/Something” by the Beatles, Boston featuring Barry Goudreau, George Harrison, the Mamas, and the Papas featuring Denny Doherty, the Steve Miller Band featuring Tim Davis, and the Young Rascals featuring Felix Cavaliere:

  1. 799 Monday: The 96th Roman Catholic Pope Leo III, aided by Charles the Great, finally can return to Rome.
  2. 1314 Thursday: King Philip IV of France died; his eldest son, Louis X., succeeded him.
  3. 1349 Saturday: Citizens of Augsburg, Germany massacres their Jewish population.
  4. 1530 Saturday: Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, onetime adviser to England’s King Henry VIII died.
  5. 1745 Monday: The army of Bonnie Prince Charlie moves into Manchester, England, and occupies Carlisle.
  6. 1812 Sunday: The Grand Army under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte crosses the Berezina River on its retreat out of Russia, harried by Russian troops from all sides.
  7. 1816 Friday: In Lyme, CT, future 43rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Morrison Waite, is born.  First a Whig and then a Republican, President Ulysses S. Grant would nominate him to fill the seat of Associate Justice Salmon P. Chase, Democrat.  Waite would serve from 01-21-1874 to 03-23-1888.
  8. 1864 Tuesday: A Colorado militia led by Col. John Chivington killed at least 400 peaceful Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians in the Sand Creek Massacre.  This occurred after the Indians had surrendered and been given permission to camp there.   
  9. 1877 Thursday: The 44th U.S. Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice John Marshall Harlan assumed his position on the nation’s highest court on this date.  President Rutherford B. Hayes nominated Harlan to fill David Davis’ seat. Harlan served from November 29, 1877, to October 14, 1911.
  10. 1890 Saturday: At West Point, the first Army-Navy football game takes place with Navy winning by a score of 24-0.
  11. 1892 Tuesday: Alton Brown Strowger received a patent for the rotary dial on this date.  
  12. 1910 Tuesday: British explorer Robert F. Scott, the Terra Nova, set sail from New Zealand carrying Scott and his crew on their ultimately futile, as well as fatal, trip to be the first to reach the South Pole.    
  13. 1912 Friday: A fire destroyed the Maryland Agricultural College, located in College Park.
  14. 1916 Wednesday: The U.S. Army declares martial law in the Dominican Republic.
  15. 1918 Friday: Serbia incorporates Montenegro into its territory.
  16. 1924 Saturday: Italian composer Giacomo Puccini died in Brussels before he could complete his opera “Turandot.”  Franco Alfano completed it.
  17. 1929 Friday: Navy Lt. Commander Richard E. Byrd, pilot Bernt Balchen, radio operator Harold June and photographer Ashley McKinney made the first airplane flight over the South Pole.  
  18. 1932 Tuesday: France and the Soviet Union sign a non-aggression treaty.
  19. 1940 Friday: Denny Doherty, future member of the Mamas and the Papas,[i] is born in Halifax, Canada.
  20. 1941 Saturday: In the 29th Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat the Ottawa Rough Riders 18-16.   Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the Germans continue pushing towards Moscow, starving, lice-ridden, and fatigued.  One battalion reached the suburb of Gorky while another reached Lobnya, 10 miles short of the city’s limits.  From this position, the Germans through field glasses could see the spires of the Kremlin but this was as close as they would come to reaching the Soviet capital.
  21. 1942 Sunday: Field Marshal Erich von Manstein reaches out to General Friedrich Paulus in Stalingrad informing him that he is building a force of armored units with which to relieve the city and when Operation Winter Storm gets underway, the Sixth Army is going to have to help Manstein do what Hitler ordered the Sixth Army not to do and that is to begin breakout procedures from their encirclement and to meet the relief forces halfway.  Everything would depend on whether Paulus would disobey his Fuhrer.  That would remain to be seen.
  22. 1942 Sunday A: Elsewhere, Felix Cavaliere, future keyboardist, and vocalist with the Young Rascals,[ii] is born in Pelham, New York.
  23. 1943 Monday: Tim Davis, the original drummer for the Steve Miller Band[iii] was born on this date in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  24. 1944 Wednesday: The Allies liberate Albania from Axis control during World War II; the day is now a national holiday. 
  25. 1947 Saturday: The U.N. General Assembly passed a resolution calling for the partitioning of Palestine between Arabs and Jews.  The United States and 32 other members of the global body voted in favor of the resolution whereas 13 others voted against with 10 abstentions.  The Arabs- as usual- rejected the plan which never was implemented.  Just think if the Arabs had accepted it, where we would be at today.  Meanwhile, in the 35th Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the Toronto Argonauts defeat the Calgary Stampeders 10-9.
  26. 1951 Thursday: Winston Churchill is once again the prime minister of Britain, elected by his fellow party members.  Meanwhile, the original second guitarist with the band, Boston[iv]—Barry Goudreau—is born on this date in Boston, Massachusetts.
  27. 1952 Saturday: President-elect Dwight D. Eisenhower secretly left on a trip to Korea, keeping his campaign promise personally to assess the ongoing conflict first-hand.  Meanwhile, in the 40th Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the Toronto Argonauts defeat the Edmonton Eskimos 21-11.
  28. 1958 Saturday: In the 46th Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat the Hamilton Tiger-Cats by a score of 35-28.
  29. 1961 Wednesday: Cape Canaveral launched Enos the chimp aboard the Mercury-Atlas 5 spacecraft, which orbited the Earth twice before it returned safely, landing off the coast of Puerto Rico.
  30. 1963 Friday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson sets up the Warren Commission to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.[v]
  31. 1964 Sunday: The U.S. Roman Catholic Church instituted sweeping changes in its liturgy, including the partial use of English instead of Latin.
  32. 1969 Saturday: “Come Together/Something” by the Beatles[vi] reaches #1 on the pop music charts.
  33. 1972 Wednesday: The coin-operated video arcade game Pong, created by Atari, made its debut at Andy Capp’s Tavern in Sunnyvale, California.
  34. 1975 Saturday: Bill Gates adopted the name Microsoft for the company he and Paul Allen had formed to write the BASIC computer language for the Altair.   
  35. 1981 Sunday: Actress Natalie Wood drowned in a boating accident off Santa Catalina Island off California, at the age of 43.
  36. 1986 Saturday: Actor Cary Grant died in Davenport, Iowa, at age 82.
  37. 1987 Sunday: North Korean agents blew a Korean Air 707 jetliner en route from Abu Dhabi to Bangkok out of the sky.  The agents planted a bomb aboard the aircraft, which resulted in the loss of all 115 people aboard the plane.  Meanwhile, in the 75th Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the Edmonton Eskimos defeat the Toronto Argonauts by a score of 38-36.
  38. 1989 Wednesday: In response to a growing pro-democracy movement in Czechoslovakia, the communist Parliament ended the party’s 40-year monopoly on power.
  39. 1990 Thursday: The U.N. Security Council voted to authorize military action if Iraq did not withdraw its troops from Kuwait and release all foreign hostages by January 15, 1991.
  40. 1991 Friday: Seventeen people lost their lives in a 164-vehicle wreck on Interstate 5 during a dust storm near Coalinga, California.
  41. 1992 Sunday: In the 80th Canadian Football League Grey Cup, the Calgary Stampeders defeat the Winnipeg Blue Bombers by a score of 24-10.
  42. 1996 Friday: A U.N. court sentenced Bosnian Serb army soldier Drazen Erdemovic to 10 years in prison for his role in the massacre of 1,200 Muslims.  The sentence was the first international war crimes sentence since the end of World War II.
  43. 2001 Thursday: George Harrison,[vii] the “Quiet Beatle,” died in Los Angeles following a battle with cancer; he was 58 years old.
  44. 2003 Saturday: Gunmen in Iraq ambushed and killed two Japanese diplomats; Jihadists also murdered seven members of Spain’s military intelligence agency in Mahmudiyah.  Elsewhere, thirty-three people lost their lives in the crash of a military plane in the Congo.  
  45. 2004 Monday: President George W. Bush picked Carlos Gutierrez, the chief executive officer of cereal giant Kellogg Co., to be commerce secretary.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge to a Gay-marriage law in Massachusetts.
  46. 2005 Tuesday: Although the 2005 hurricane season is approaching its end, Tropical Storm Epsilon, the 26th named storm of the season which is remarkable is forming east of Bermuda.   Elsewhere, in Lesotho, the government encourages its citizens to get a free HIV test as it tries to stem the rising tide of HIV-AIDS infections.  This is believed to be the first program of its kind anywhere in the world.
  47. 2006 Wednesday: UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan expresses his ‘concerns’ over a resumption of fighting in the Sudan, between the Sudanese military and the Sudan People’s Liberation Army.  The world seemingly does not care.
  48. 2007 Thursday: Iraqi lawmakers stormed out of the nation’s parliament in protest over how U.S. troops treat them with frequent and humiliating searches.  Meanwhile, in Caracas, Venezuela, tens of thousands of protesters take to the streets to protest dictatorial thug Hugo Chavez’s measures at reform.  People are already succumbing to starvation, malnutrition, disease, and economic misery.  Still, “La Revolucion must go on!”  Someone whack this guy…
  49. 2008 Saturday: In an interview with ABC News, outgoing President George W. Bush says when asked about his most significant achievement that ‘No Child Left Behind’ has to be it as well as the stabilized situation in war-torn Iraq.  Meanwhile, in Jos, Nigeria, out-of-control riots see at least 381 slain in the frenzy and another 300 or more injured. 
  50. 2009 Sunday: Off the coast of Somalia, pirates takeover a passing Greek-owned oil tanker, the Maran Centaurus.  Elsewhere, a gunman shot and killed four Lakewood, Washington, police officers at a coffee shop.  Two days later, a Seattle police officer cornered the suspect, Maurice Clemmons and shot him to death while trying to arrest the POS.  Finally, Iran approved plans to build 10 industrial scale uranium enrichment facilities in defiance of U.N. demands that it halts enrichment.
  51. 2010 Monday: The U.S. Department of Justice launches a criminal probe into WikiLeaks to determine where they have gotten the purloined information from the DOD they have been releasing across the Internet.  Meanwhile, as economic troubles continue plaguing the United States, President Barack Hussein Obama suggests he might enact a salary freeze for 2 million federal workers.
  52. 2011 Tuesday: In Tehran, Iranian students invade the British Embassy taking six hostages; the UN Security Council condemns the action.  Meanwhile, police in Los Angeles, California, and in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, begin clearing operations against Occupy Wall Street encampments.   Elsewhere, the U.S. Senate voted 61-37 to defy the White House on a new measure that authorizes the U.S. military to imprison and to hold indefinitely anyone it suspects of terrorism.  President Obama threatens a veto to kill the bill.
  53. 2012 Thursday: New findings from MESSENGER, NASA’s space probe, indicate almost definitively, that the north pole of Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun, has water ice buried beneath the surface.  Meanwhile, patron saint of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day and world-famous artist Beverly Carrick lost her third battle with cancer late in the afternoon of this tragic day.
  54. 2013 Friday: Experts observing the Comet ISON sweep 730,000 miles over the surface of the sun believe that that part of the comet survived the close encounter; images suggest a small nucleus may have remained intact.   Meanwhile, in Iraq following the withdrawal of all U.S. troops, violence continues marring the country as at least 52 people suffer kidnapping, torture, and then receive a bullet to the head.  WTF is going on…
  55. 2014 Saturday: The Egyptian high court clears former President Hosni Mubarak and several other former government officials of murder charges resulting from the deaths of more than 200 protesters during the riots that consumed Cairo during the Arab Spring uprising in 2011.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms continue running amok in Xinjiang killing Uighur Muslims suspected of terrorism against the communist regime while beating and raping thousands of others.  What the heck, Chi-Coms?
  56. 2015 Sunday: Following the attack on a Planned Parenthood ‘chop shop’ in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the suspect- 57-year-old Robert Lewis Dear says his reasoning for attacking the barbaric facility was because of ‘Planned Parenthood’s selling of fetal body parts.’  Of course, the liberals claim this to be “UNTRUE,” whereas filmed footage from Project Veritas and other anti-left groups shows it to be EXTREMELY TRUE.  Planned Parenthood officials call such violence against their ‘reproductive rights clinics’ to be ‘domestic terrorism.’  Please!
  57. 2016 Tuesday: President-elect Donald J. Trump chooses Wall Street fellow billionaire Steven Mnuchin to be his secretary of the U.S. Treasury.  Of course, the liberals go berserk.  They go even more berserk when he names another billionaire Wilbur Ross to be his secretary of Commerce.  Next, the president-elect chooses Elaine Chao- Mitch McConnell’s wife- to be his secretary of Transportation.  Meanwhile, leftists in 340 cities across the United States take to the streets demanding a $15 per hour minimum wage.   
  58. 2017 Wednesday: The full Senate announces a debate on President Donald J. Trump’s tax bill, a bill leftists claim will bestow billions of dollars on the wealthiest of Americans which simply is untrue.  Meanwhile, #MeToo continues taking names and numbers as more women step up to the plate claiming the fired NBC News anchor Matt Lauer had sexually assaulted and/or molested them.  What a guy.  In the same vein, National Public Radio senior executive David Sweeney resigns over sexual harassment charges hot on the heels of Senior Vice President for News at NPR Michael Oreskes was forced to resign over similar charges.   The movement is devouring its own… finally, lawyers for 88-year-old Democratic Congressman John Conyers say they are going to challenge the #MeToo allegations made against him by numerous former and present staffers.
  59. 2018 Thursday:  Former personal attorney and fixer for President Donald J. Trump- Michael Cohen- pleads guilty to lying to cover for the president.  Meanwhile, in Tijuana, Mexico, thousands of Central Americans camping out in the cold trying to find a way, anyway, by which, they can slip across the border into the United States proclaim they are going to stage a hunger strike unless they receive ‘fair treatment.’  Go home, NO one invited you to come, even Mexican citizens are calling it an ‘invasion.’
  60. 2019 Friday:  A POS jihadist Usman Khan went berserk in Central London, United Kingdom, attacking five people with a knife on London Bridge, stabbing two of them fatally.  Members of the public rushed to stop him, including a plainclothes officer who restrained him until more heavily armed police arrived on scene and arrested the Islamist scumbag.  That’s the so-called ‘religion of peace’ for you.           
  61. 2020 Sunday: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Yellow Bat Flu- the -disease the Chi-Coms manufactured in their Wuhan biowarfare lab and their allies, the Democratic Party- used to throw the election to “Pro-China Joe” Biden, aka “Chi-Com Joe”:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 62,531,000 confirmed cases, +479,800, 1,456,794, confirmed deaths, +7,697, and 39,989,784 confirmed recoveries, +345,698.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 13,452,505 confirmed cases, up 226,884 from yesterday’s reporting, 271,184 confirmed deaths, UP 2,680, and 6,551,182 confirmed recoveries, UP 80,606.  Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 1,211,737 confirmed cases, 19,133 confirmed deaths (number readjusted DOWN from last week), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 17,871 confirmed cases, 238 confirmed deaths, and no longer any mention of confirmed recoveries at this point.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 166,731 confirmed cases, 2,828 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Nevada- currently, they have 150,527 confirmed cases, 2,136 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo is living there: 334,789 confirmed cases, 2,854 confirmed deaths, and 321,857 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, Admiral Brett Giroir says that by the end of the year, there should be enough Chi-Vi vaccine to immunize 20 million Americans which is strange as the federal government paid for 200 million doses.        
  62. 2020 Sunday A: President Donald J. Trump says he’s ‘sorry’ he ever endorsed Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, a Republican, who has done everything possible to drive a dagger into his benefactor’s back regarding the 2020 Presidential Election in the Peach State.  Many people suspect that Gov. Kemp is being blackmailed, that the Chi-Coms and their Democratic allies may have photos of the governor with either a dead girl or a live boy in his bed.  2022 is not that far away and people won’t forget.  Meanwhile, President Trump says a special prosecutor’ may be appointed to investigate the rampant voter fraud that occurred in the November 3 Election.   Elsewhere, a House committee demands records from a private prison in Georgia that houses illegal aliens, primarily illegal alien women.  There are claims they are being abused in the facility and House Democrats want to know.
  63. 2020 Sunday B: In Paris and across France, Antifa rioters are running amok, destroying monuments, buildings, and attacking people in the streets.  They are angry over police mistreatment of nonwhite suspects as well as the draconian Wuhan Virus Crisis lockdowns and restrictions.  Meanwhile, across the English Channel in Great Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is trying to woo the Tories to aid him in stopping the anti-Bat Flu lockdowns and restrictions protests and riots trashing their country.  Will they ever learn?  You cannot lock free people up forever; at some point, they are going to rebel.  Go for it!  Elsewhere, ISIS thugs continue causing trouble in Afghanistan where several suicide bombings have slain at least 34 people and have wounded countless others.  Finally, the Iranian regime vows vengeance against Israel for having whacked their chief nuclear scientist earlier in the week.  How about this- use the neutron bomb on Iran and eliminate the jihadist scum from the Earth.
  64. 2020 Sunday C: Here are today’s NFL scores beginning with a recap of Thanksgiving Day’s TWO game (remember, the Steelers-Ravens game has been postponed until Tuesday night due to Chi-Com Bat Virus concerns): (1) Houston Texans, 41 (4-7) @ Detroit Lions, 25 (4-7) and (2) Washington Redskins, 41 (4-7) @ Dallas Cowboys, 16 (3-8).  Next: (3) Los Angeles Chargers, 17 (3-8) @ Buffalo Bills, 27 (8-3) 10:00 A.M. Sunday.  (4) New York Giants, 19 (4-7) @ Cincinnati Bengals, 17 (2-8-1).  (5) Miami Dolphins, 20 (7-4) @ New York Jets, 3 (0-11) 10:00 A.M.  (6) Las Vegas Raiders, 6 (6-5) @ Atlanta Falcons, 43 (4-7) 10:00 A.M.  (7) Carolina Panthers, 27 (4-8) @ Minnesota Vikings, 28 (5-6) 10:00 A.M.  (8) Arizona Cardinals, 17 (6-5) @ New England Patriots, 20 (5-6) 10:00 A.M.  (9) Cleveland Browns, 27 (8-3) @ Jacksonville Jaguars, 25 (1-8) 10:00 A.M.  (10) Tennessee Titans, 45 (8-3) @ Indianapolis Colts, 26 (7-4) 10:00 A.M.   (11) San Francisco 49ers, 23 (5-6) @ Los Angeles Rams, 20 (7-4) 1:05 P.M. (12) New Orleans Saints, 31 (9-2) @ Denver Broncos, 3 (4-7) 1:05 P.M. (13) Kansas City Chiefs, 27 (10-1) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 24 (7-5) 1:25 P.M.  Tonight’s Sunday Night Football game: (14) Chicago Bears, 25 (5-6) @ Green Bay Packers, 41 (8-3) 5:20 P.M.
  65. 2021 Monday:  Stay tuned for further developments…                                        

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[i] We hope to offer the music of this veteran San Francisco band sometime in 2025.

[ii] We offered the music of this famed band beginning on Sunday, 08-December-2013 through Saturday, 21-December-2013.  Please, check them out and add them to your growing discography.

[iii] We offered the music of this great Bay Area rock band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011.  Please check them out and consider adding this awesome band’s music to your collection.

[iv] We hope to present the music of this stellar rock band sometime in 2025.  Please, stay tuned for more information.

[v] And of course, we never learned the truth.  Once again, the Deep State wins.

[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.    The “White Album” appeared on Thursday, 24-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did. The album from which the song emanates, “Abbey Road,” was presented on Wednesday, 30-November-2016.  Please, check it out and add it to your collection.

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262. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2021:

National Cleanup Day[i]

Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr.; U.S. Attorney General George W. Wickersham; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Louis A. Johnson and Harold Brown; U.S. Senator Tim Scott; the Byrds and the Flying Burrito Brothers featuring Gram Parsons, Elton John Band featuring Ray Cooper, the Mamas & the Papas featuring “Mama” Cass Elliott, and Uriah Heep featuring Lee Kerslake:

  1. 1777 Friday: The First Battle of Saratoga occurred during the Revolutionary War, although the British troops managed to drive out the American troops, the Americans prevailed in the second battle a month later.
  2. 1796 Monday: President George Washington’s farewell underwent publication.
  3. 1858 Sunday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, future 47th U.S. Attorney General George W. Wickersham is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President William Howard Taft from March 04, 1909, to March 04, 1913.
  4. 1863 Saturday: The Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, begins during the Civil War; the Union forces retreat on Day One.
  5. 1870 Monday: During the Franco-Prussian War, the Huns lay siege to Paris.
  6. 1876 Tuesday:  Melville R. Bissell patented the carpet sweeper.
  7. 1881 Monday: In Elberon, New Jersey, the 20th President of the United States, James A. Garfield, died 2.5 months after Charles Guiteau shot him.  Chester Alan Arthur became the President.
  8. 1890 Friday: The Turkish frigate, “Ertogrul,” burns off the coast of Japan resulting in 540 deaths.
  9. 1893 Tuesday: In New Zealand, the Electoral Act 1893 gave all women the right to vote.
  10. 1901 Thursday: Due to the funeral for assassinated Republican President William McKinley, Major League Baseball cancels 11 games.
  11. 1903 Saturday: Responding to worldwide criticism, King Leopold II denies Belgian cruelty in the Congo.
  12. 1904 Monday: During the Russo-Japanese War, the combat assault on Russia’s Port Arthur costs Admiral Nogi’s troops 16,000 casualties.
  13. 1907 Thursday: In Suffolk, Va., future 99th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr. is born.  President Richard M. Nixon nominated the Republican jurist to fill the seat of Associate Justice Hugo Black, a Democrat.  Powell served from 01-07-1972 to 06-26-1987.
  14. 1911 Tuesday: During ‘Red Tuesday,” 20,000 angry leftists protest for universal rights.
  15. 1916 Tuesday: During World War I, Belgian troops capture Tabora, in German East Africa.
  16. 1927 Monday: In New York City, future 14th U.S. Secretary of Defense Harold Brown is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Jimmy Carter from 01-21-1977 to 01-20-1981.
  17. 1931 Saturday: Japanese troops overrun Mukden in southern Manchuria.
  18. 1934 Wednesday: New York authorities arrested Bruno Hauptmann and charged him with the kidnap-murder of Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. 
  19. 1939 Tuesday: The German Wehrmacht murders 100 Jews Lvov, Poland.
  20. 1941 Friday: The German army troops take possession of Kiev, in the Ukraine, after driving the Russian forces out of the city.  Elsewhere, future vocalist with the California hippie band, the Mamas, and the Papas[ii]— “Mama” Cass Elliott—is born in Baltimore, Maryland, on this date. 
  21. 1942 Saturday: The first advertisement announcing Little Golden Books appeared in Publishers Weekly.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the Luftwaffe conducts at least 300 sorties over the city center of Stalingrad while dive bombers continue hammering Soviet ferry traffic coming across the Volga River from the east to supply ad hoc Red Army units fighting to prevent the Germans from taking complete control.   The conflict is rapidly becoming a test of wills between Berlin and Moscow.
  22. 1944 Tuesday: Finland and the Soviet Union agree on a cease-fire, which effectively removes the nation from the dwindling ranks of Axis allies.
  23. 1945 Wednesday: Nazi radio propagandist William Joyce, known as “Lord Haw-Haw,” suffered conviction for treason and then received a sentence of death from a British court.
  24. 1947 Friday: Future longtime percussionist with the Elton John[iii] band, Ray Cooper, is born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, on this date.
  25. 1950 Tuesday: The 2nd U.S. Secretary of Defense Louis A. Johnson left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from March 28, 1949, until today.
  26. 1955 Monday: Argentine President Juan Peron resigns his office and flees the nation.
  27. 1957 Thursday: The United States conducted its first underground nuclear test, code-named Rainier, in the Nevada desert.
  28. 1959 Saturday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, visiting Los Angeles, reacted angrily upon being told that he would not be able to visit Disneyland due to security reasons.
  29. 1960 Monday: Cuban leader Fidel Castro—a communist—in New York to visit the United Nations, angrily checked out of the Shelburne Hotel in a dispute with the management; Castro ended up staying at the Hotel Theresa in Harlem.
  30. 1965 Sunday: In North Charleston, South Carolina, future U.S. Senator Tim Scott is born.  A Republican, he would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-02-2013.
  31. 1967 Tuesday: Nigerian troops mount a major offensive against the breakaway state of Biafra.
  32. 1970 Saturday: The situation comedy, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” debuted on CBS-TV.
  33. 1973 Wednesday: Gram Parsons of the Byrds[iv] and the Flying Burrito Brothers[v] died on this date in Joshua Tree, California, due to multiple drugs in his system.
  34. 1982 Sunday: The smiley emoticon was invented as Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott E. Fahlman proposed punctuating humorously intended computer messages by employing a colon followed by a hyphen and a parenthesis as a horizontal “smiley face,” J. 
  35. 1984 Wednesday: Communist China and Britain completed a draft agreement transferring Hong Kong from British rule to Communist Chinese rule by 1997.
  36. 1985 Thursday: A devastating earthquake hammered the Mexico City area, killing at least 9,500 people on this date.
  37. 1986 Friday: U.S. health officials announced that it would make AZT, though an experimental drug, available to AIDS patients.
  38. 1988 Monday: Israel successfully launched the Horizon-I test satellite.
  39. 1990 Wednesday: Iraq began confiscating foreign assets of countries that were imposing sanctions against the Iraqi government.
  40. 1992 Saturday: The U.N. Security Council recommended suspending Yugoslavia due to its role in the Bosnian civil war.
  41. 1994 Monday: 3,000 U.S. Marines land in the Caribbean nation of Haiti to restore law and order to the lawless nation and to enforce the return of exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
  42. 1995 Tuesday: The Senate passed a welfare overhaul bill.  Meanwhile, the commander of U.S. forces in Japan and the U.S. ambassador apologized for the rape of a schoolgirl committed by three U.S. servicemen.
  43. 1996 Thursday: IBM announced it would extend health benefits to the partners of its homosexual employees.
  44. 1997 Friday: In his first public comments since the death of Princess Diana, Prince Charles told the British people that would always feel the loss of his former wife and thanked them for their support.  Later on, he would marry longtime lover, Camilla.
  45. 2001 Wednesday: The Pentagon ordered dozens of advanced aircraft to the Persian Gulf region as the hour of military retaliation against the Islamist scumbags behind the terrorist attacks of 9/11 drew closer.
  46. 2004 Sunday: Hu Jintao became the undisputed leader of China with the departure of former President Jiang Zemin from his top military post.
  47. 2008 Friday: Struggling to stave off financial catastrophe, the Bush administration laid out a radical bailout plan calling for a takeover of a half-trillion dollars or more in worthless mortgages and other unmanageable debt held by tottering institutions.  Relieved investors sent stocks soaring on Wall Street and around the planet.
  48. 2011 Monday: Standard & Poor, the credit rating industry giant, lowers Italy’s status from A+ to A, due to its elevated level of debt and governmental instability.  Meanwhile, on the hit sitcom, “Two-and-a-Half-Men,” Ashton Kutcher debuts as the new lead seeing as how Charlie Sheen was fired after one too many public meltdowns in which, he slammed the producers and the network, CBS.
  49. 2012 Wednesday: The U.S. Justice Department’s inspector general reports that Operation Fast and Furious created a ‘significant danger to public safety;’ however, the IG states that Attorney-General Eric Holder had no prior knowledge of the operation.
  50. 2013 Thursday: Former U.S. Majority Leader Tom Delay finally has his 2010 money-laundering conviction overturned by a Texas state appellate court—the Democrats have done the damage by this time already and should suffer punishment for launching false attacks on opposition politicians.  Look at them snivel and whine over John Boehner’s lawsuit against President Barack Obama!
  51. 2014 Friday: Uniformed Secret Service agents apprehend a man inside the White House after he scaled the fence and ran into the building; U.S. President Barack Obama and his family were not there at the time of the incident.
  52. 2015 Saturday: Famed British American author Jackie Collins succumbs to cancer on this date; she was 77.
  53. 2016 Monday: In Urum al-Kubra, Syria, an aid convoy making its way to supply aid to destitute refugees and struggling citizens finds itself hammered by Syrian airstrikes, killing and wounding many while stopping the delivery of life-saving aid.  The United Nations denounces this horrible display of thuggery on behalf of Bashar al-Assad (and most likely the Russians).
  54. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump addresses the United Nations for the first time informing the decrepit body of thugs, dictators, scumbags, and murderers that ‘if North Korea threatens the United States they will be wiped out.’  Thunderous applause at this blog but the UN was shocked beyond belief.  NO one other than a Russian strongman had ever said this about a fellow member.  Trump would also blast Iran which caused Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to blast right back at the American president.  Oh, we are so afraid…
  55. 2018 Wednesday: In Pyongyang, North Korea and South Korea hold a summit by which, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un promises to ‘limit the nuclear weapons program’ if the South ‘provides economic assistance.’
  56. 2019 Thursday: In Zabul Province in southern Afghanistan, a Taliban suicide truck bombing targeting a hospital (ah, got to love the so-called ‘religion of peace’) killing at least 22 people and wounding another 90 or so people.  Murderous scumbags.
  57. 2020 Saturday:  Already tensions are growing as to whom will replace Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court.  This is what most of the AICPENDBLOG.COM believe: after what the Democrats and the RINOS have put you through what with the false claims of Russian collusion, impeachment, and roadblocks at every turn, nominate the replacement on Monday and go for it.  As for quavering GOP senators, do you want to go down as a FIGHTER and lose your seat or as a COLLABORATIONIST and perhaps lose your seat anyway?  States with messed-up elections systems such as California and Maine must contest these bogus systems at the Supreme Court and the only way we can win is with a strong conservative on the court.  Republicans, do your duty as you know the Democrats would not waver in doing theirs and in fact would hasten it as quickly as possible.   President Trump is down in North Carolina today while “Pro-China Joe” Biden is at home in his basement.  Elsewhere, a shooting at a party with 100 revelers or more in Buffalo, New York claims the life of one partygoer and injures four others.   Speaking of SCOTUS, Fox News Channel reports (erroneously, in our view) that voters trust “Pro-China Joe” Biden on picking Supreme Court nominees by a whopping 52 percent to 45 percent for Donald Trump.  Yup, sure they do…sure they do…
  58. 2020 Saturday A: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 30,588,989 confirmed cases, +298,198, 953,482, confirmed deaths, +5,565, and 20,832,830 confirmed recoveries, +209,802.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,819,709 confirmed cases, up 8,266 from yesterday’s reporting, 201,735 confirmed deaths, UP 189, and 3,689,081 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,616.  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: 781,436 confirmed cases, 14,912 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 11,348 confirmed cases, 120 confirmed deaths, and 4,394 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 85,583 confirmed cases, 2,130 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: New Hampshire- currently, they have 7,920 confirmed cases, 438 confirmed deaths, and 7,164 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Chris Sununu for your state’s honesty in this regard.  Let’s look at Israel’s stats now that Mo is living there: 183,602 confirmed cases, 1,226 confirmed deaths, and 130,024 confirmed recoveries.
  59. 2020 Saturday B: Longtime drummer Lee Kerslake with the British rock band, Uriah Heep, died from cancer at age 73 in his native England.
  60. 2021 Sunday: Here are the results of 10:00 A.M. NFL games: (1) Denver Broncos, 23 (1-0-0) @ Jacksonville Jaguars, 13 (0-2-0); (2) Buffalo Bills, 35 (1-1-0) @ Miami Dolphins, 0 (1-1-0); (3) Houston Texans, 21 (1-1-0) @ Cleveland Browns, 31 (1-1-0); (4) Cincinnati Bengals, 17 (1-1-0) @ Chicago Bears, 20 (1-1-0); (5) San Francisco 49ers, 17 (2-0-0) @ Philadelphia Eagles, 11 (1-1-0); (6) New Orleans Saints, 7 (1-1-0) @ Carolina Panthers, 26 (2-0-0); (7) Los Angeles Rams, 27 (2-0-0) @ Indianapolis Colts, 24 (0-2-0); (8) Las Vegas Raiders, 26 (2-0-0) @ Pittsburgh Steelers, 17 (1-1-0); and (9) New England Patriots, 25 (1-1-0) @ New York Jets, 6 (0-2-0).
  61. 2021 Sunday A: Here are the results of 1:25 P.M. NFL games: (10) Atlanta Falcons, 25 (0-2-0) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 48 (2-0-0); (11) Minnesota Vikings, 33 (0-2-0) @ Arizona Cardinals, 35 (2-0-0); (12) Dallas Cowboys, 20 (1-1-0) @ Los Angeles Chargers, 17 (1-1-0); and (13) Tennessee Titans, 33 (1-1-0) @ Seattle Seahawks, 30 (1-1-0) OT. Here is tonight’s Sunday Night Football Game: (14) Kansas City Chiefs, 35 (1-1-0) @ Baltimore Ravens, 36 (1-1-0).  Finally, here is tomorrow night’s Monday Night Football game matchup: (15) Detroit Lions (0-1) @ Green Bay Packers (0-1).  (Here is the score from Thursday Night Football: (16) New York Giants, 29 (0-2) @ Washington Football Team, 30 (Redskins) (1-1).
  62. 2021 Sunday B:  here we are, a brand-new day, let us see what the Chi-Com puppets, the Democratic Party have done today…stick around and find out…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0593 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Reflected Glory.”  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:

Over the course of Jethro Tull’s lengthy lifespan, Jethro Tull has delivered loads of performances, most of which have ended up in bootleg form over the decades.  Today, we have “At the Turn of the Page,” (July 28, 2020), that presents one famed live show for the fans.  The band features Ian Anderson (vocals, flutes, guitars, keyboards), Martin Barre (guitars), Glenn Cornick (bass), John Evan (keyboards), and Clive Bunker (drums).  If you want to hear the band during its rise to popularity riding this is a good album with which to do it.  We hope you will seek this one out and consider adding it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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[i] How about cleaning up Washington, D.C., and then Sacramento?  Everyone knows there are loads of politicians that need to be booted out on their keisters…

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

[iii] We will be presenting Elton John’s music at some point within the next five years.  Please stay tuned for the day when we do.

[iv] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.

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

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242. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2021

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242. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2021:

President Jimmy Carter; Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall; U.S. Secretary of War J. Donald Cameron; U.S. Senator Thom Tillis; NASA Astronaut Guion S. Bluford Jr., Jethro Tull featuring Jeffrey Hammond, Little Feat featuring Fred Tackett, the Mamas and the Papas featuring John Phillips, the Velvet Underground featuring Sterling Morrison, and WAR featuring Thomas “Papa Dee” Allen:

  1. 257 Sunday: St. Sixtus II begins his reign as the 24th Roman Catholic Pope.  Sixtus II would serve from today until August 06, 258.
  2. 1146 Friday: Intending to end war for ALL time, European leaders outlaw the crossbow, something that does not last for exceedingly long.
  3. 1645 Wednesday: At New Amsterdam—which later would become New York—Native Americans and the Dutch agreed to a peace treaty.
  4. 1682 Sunday: William Penn sailed from England and later established the colony of Pennsylvania in America.
  5. 1721 Saturday: The Peace of Nystad between the Swedes and the Russians ends the North Sea War.
  6. 1776 Friday: During the Revolutionary War, the Americans evacuate Long Island; fall back to Manhattan and New York City.
  7. 1780 Wednesday: General Benedict Arnold secretly promised to turn over control of the American military fort at West Point to the British army.
  8. 1781 Thursday: During the Revolutionary War, a French fleet of 24 ships under the command of Admiral Comte de Grasse defeats a British fleet under the command of Admiral Graves at the Battle of Chesapeake Capes.
  9. 1806 Saturday: New York City’s second daily newspaper, the “Daily Advertiser,” published its final copy.
  10. 1809 Wednesday: Charles Doolittle Walcott first discovered fossils near Burgess Pass.  He named the site Burgess Shale after nearby Mt. Burgess. 
  11. 1843 Wednesday: Blacks participate for the first time in a U.S. political convention, the Liberty Party.
  12. 1861 Friday: Union General John C. Fremont instituted martial law in Missouri and declared slaves there free.  However, President Abraham Lincoln later countermanded the order.
  13. 1862 Saturday: Confederate forces won victories against Union forces at the Second Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, Virginia, and the Battle of Richmond in Kentucky.
  14. 1901 Friday: Herbert Cecil Booth patents the vacuum cleaner.
  15. 1905 Wednesday: Ty Cobb made his Major League Baseball debut as a player for the Detroit Tigers, hitting a double in his first at-bat in a game against the New York Highlanders; the Tigers won 5-3.
  16. 1914 Sunday: During World War I, the Battle of Tannenberg ends in a decisive victory for the German army as it destroys the Russian 2nd Army.
  17. 1918 Friday: In Lancaster, Pa., the 32nd U.S. Secretary of War J. Donald Cameron dies.  A Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from 05-22-1876 to 03-04-1877.  Elsewhere, Vladimir Lenin, after giving a speech as the new leader of the USSR, is shot, and wounded by a member of the opposition; he recovers from his wounds.
  18. 1932 Tuesday: In Nazi Germany, Hermann Goering becomes the leader of the Reichstag.
  19. 1935 Friday: Future guitarist/vocalist/musical mastermind behind the hippie rock band, the Mamas and the Papas[i], John Phillips, is born on this date in Parris Island, South Carolina.
  20. 1939 Wednesday: In response to the growing threat from Nazi Germany next door, Poland begins mobilizing its armed forces.  Meanwhile, in Japan, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto becomes chief of the Japanese Imperial Fleet.
  21. 1941 Saturday: During World War II, the Axis Siege of Leningrad commences on this date as the Axis troops sever the last railroad link between the beleaguered city and the rest of the Soviet Union.
  22. 1942 Sunday: Germany annexes Luxembourg on this date during World War II.
  23. 1944 Wednesday: The Red Army reaches Bucharest, Romania, as it drives Axis forces to the west.
  24. 1945 Thursday: General Douglas MacArthur arrived in Japan to set up Allied occupation headquarters.  Elsewhere, future guitarist with the rock band, Little Feat[ii]—Fred Tackett—is born in Little Rock, Arkansas, on this date.
  25. 1947 Saturday: Jeffrey Hammond, the bassist who would replace Glenn Cornick in Jethro Tull[iii] (1971-1975) was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England on this date.  
  26. 1951 Thursday: The Philippines and the United States sign a defense pact on this date.
  27. 1954 Monday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, which was intended to promote private development of nuclear energy.
  28. 1956 Thursday: A white mob prevents high school registration by blacks at Mansfield High School in Texas.  Meanwhile, the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway opened in Louisiana.
  29. 1960 Tuesday: East Germany imposed a partial blockade on West Berlin on this date.  Elsewhere, in Jacksonville, Fla., future GOP senator representing North Carolina- Thom Tillis- is born.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2015.
  30. 1963 Friday: The “Hot Line” communications link between Washington, D.C., and Moscow in the Soviet Union went into operation. 
  31. 1967 Wednesday: The U.S. Senate confirms Thurgood Marshall as the nation’s first black Supreme Court justice.   He would become the 96th U.S. Supreme Court justice and would serve from today until October 01, 1991.  President Lyndon Baines Johnson nominated Marshall to fill the seat of Associate Justice Tom C. Clark.
  32. 1979 Thursday: While on a canoe trip in Plains, Georgia, a rabbit attacks President Jimmy Carter.
  33. 1983 Tuesday: Guion S. Bluford Jr. became the first black American astronaut to travel in space as he blasted off aboard the Challenger.
  34. 1984 Thursday: The space shuttle Discovery launches on its inaugural flight.  Once in space, its crew deployed three communications satellites.  Meanwhile, organizers inducted President Ronald Reagan and several others into the Sportscasters Hall of Fame.  
  35. 1986 Saturday: Soviet authorities arrested Nicholas Daniloff, a correspondent for the U.S. News and World Report as a spy a week after American authorities arrested Gennady Sakharov, a Soviet employee of the United Nations, on espionage charges; however, both governments later released their detainees.
  36. 1987 Sunday: A redesigned space shuttle booster, created in the wake of the Challenger disaster, roared into life in its first full-scale test firing near Brigham City, Utah.
  37. 1988 Tuesday: Longtime percussionist with the Los Angeles, California-based soul-funk-rock-Latin-jazz band, WAR[iv]—Thomas “Papa Dee” Allen—died at age 57 on this date.
  38. 1989 Wednesday: A Federal jury in New York found “hotel queen” Leona Helmsley guilty of income tax evasion but acquitted her of extortion.  She ended up serving 18 months behind bars, a month at a halfway house and two months under house arrest.
  39. 1990 Thursday: Ken Griffey Sr. and Ken Griffey Jr. becomes the first father, son to play on a Major League Baseball team together— the Seattle Mariners—, and both single in the 1st Inning.
  40. 1991 Friday: Azerbaijan declared its independence, joining the stampede of republics seeking to secede from the Soviet Union.
  41. 1995 Wednesday: In Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Sterling Morrison—the original bassist of the New York City rock band, the Velvet Underground[v]—died at age 53 of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.  (It is interesting to note that his birthday was yesterday in 1942).
  42. 1997 Saturday: Americans received word of the car crash in Paris that killed Princess Diana, Dodi Fayed, and their driver, Henri Paul.  Due to the time difference, it was August 31st when the crash occurred.  
  43. 2002 Friday: With just hours to spare, baseball averted a strike; it was the first time since 1970 that players and owners had agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement without a work stoppage.  Good for them.
  44. 2005 Tuesday: One day after Hurricane Katrina hit, flooding covered 80-percent of New Orleans which led to the rescues of hundreds of stranded people by helicopter and boat.  Meanwhile, looting continued throughout the city. 
  45. 2007 Thursday: In a serious breach of nuclear security, a B-52 bomber armed with six nuclear warheads flew cross-country unnoticed; the Air Force later punished 70 people.
  46. 2010 Monday: For the first time in three weeks, 33 trapped Chilean miners contact their families after suffering entrapment in a cave-in; however, the Chilean government used a new method to release them from the mine weeks later.
  47. 2012 Thursday: A report on the nuclear program of Iran released by the IAEA, highlights concern over Iran’s nuclear program as the country reportedly has doubled its number of centrifuges as the Fordow facility.  Meanwhile, Mitt Romney launched his fall campaign for the White House with a rousing, personal speech to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., proclaiming that America needs “jobs, lots of jobs.”  Finally, in communist China at the Xiaojiawan coalmine, a large blast kills 26 miners outright with another 21 missing.  The blast actually occurred the previous day but today is our time.  There were 154 miners working at the time when carbon monoxide ignited and devastated the mining complex.  The eventual death toll would rise to 43 with probably more lost in the disaster.  
  48. 2013 Friday: Off the coast of the Aleutian Islands, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake strikes.  Meanwhile, in Shanghai, communist China, 15 people die in a mishap in which an ammonia leak at a cold storage plant goes unnoticed. 
  49. 2014 Saturday: In the face of growing evidence of Russian-Chechen involvement in eastern Ukraine thanks to evidence showing military equipment and troops, the European Union proposes stiffer sanctions against Vladimir Putin’s Russia.  Putin denies all charges while calling for the ‘independence of the region.’
  50. 2015 Sunday: In response to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s desire to change the nation’s constitution so that Japanese defense forces can aid allied nations when Japan, itself, is not under attack, protesters gather in the streets outside the parliament building in opposition.
  51. 2016 Tuesday: The Guardian reports that candidate Donald J. Trump is considering a meeting with Mexican President Enrique Nieto Pena tomorrow prior to his giving an immigration speech in Phoenix, Arizona, in the coming week.  Meanwhile, Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wins big in the statewide primary and will move ahead to the November election.
  52. 2017 Wednesday: The former Hurricane Harvey completed a U-turn in the Gulf of Mexico and rolled ashore for the second time in six days, hitting southwestern Louisiana as a tropical storm with heavy rains and winds of 45 mph.
  53. 2018 Thursday: Having been arrested a week or so back, police arrest Ugandan pop star and politician Bobi Wine as he attempts to escape the country. 
  54. 2019 Friday:  Australia downgrades the future of the Great Barrier Reef to ‘very poor’ due to climate change and environmental damage. 
  55. 2020 Sunday: Following last night’s violent riots and deadly shooting in Portland, Oregon, law enforcement officials and the crackpot Mayor Ted Wheeler take questions from the reporters.  The mayor says he wants to ‘end violence’ in his city and claims that he will ‘take help from anyone to end the violence in his city,’ violence he and his far-left, socialist buddies seem to want to continue around the clock.  At the same time, Mayor Wheeler blasts President Donald J. Trump for comments he made about the crappy job the city’s highest civil servant for being such a worthless putz.   He claims the president has created ‘hate and division.’  Meanwhile, Acting Homeland Security Director Chad Wolf says ‘all options’ are on the table for ending the violence afflicting major and mid-sized American cities facing increased violence on their streets, violence we allege the Chi-Coms are financing through their lackeys in the Democratic Party, what we now call the Democratic-Socialist Party of America, the DSPA.  Elsewhere, “Pro-China Joe” Biden pops out of his hidey hole and denounces the violence afflicting the United States.  Uh, okay Joe, okay.  Finally, a shooting outside a pancake house in Chicago today claims one life and wounds several others.  It was a drive-by shooting in which an SUV pulled by the foodservice establishment and opened fire.  Democratic Catchphrase of the Day: “Trump is dividing the nation!”  Reprobate Congressman Adam Schiff, D-CA, tells Dana Bash, aka Old Horse Face, that “Donald Trump is fanning the flames of violence.”  Hmmm…
  56. 2020 Sunday A: Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe informs Maria Bartiromo on the Fox News Channel that although ‘Russia remains a problem, the real threat emanates from communist China,’ land of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  The fact that the Democrats continue dismissing the threat of communist China while constantly braying about ‘Russia, Russia, Russia’ as the imminent threat tells observant readers and contributors that what the Democrats claim others are doing is what they, themselves, are guilty of doing which means the Dems are colluding with the Chi-Coms to defeat Donald Trump and to deliver the United States into the hands of Chairman Xi.  Next, in the United States, we have arrived at a startling statistic: so far this year, 37 police officers have been killed in the line of duty and another 700 injured. 
  57. 2020 Sunday B: Sadly today, we do not have the stock market or the current COVID-19 statistics due to an attempted Chi-Com attack into our systems that shut us down for nearly three days.  Sorry.
  58. 2021 Monday: Unlike my colleague, Chef Fritz, who antagonized the Chinese last week, I am going to remain neutral in assigning all blame for global and U.S. problems.  I would prefer to get along with them.  Stick with me throughout this week and we shall see what we shall see…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0573 an 11” x 14” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Pair of Gulls.”  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:

A workaholic, Ian Anderson was always involved in one musical project after another and thus, we have “Jethro Tull- the String Quarter with the Carducci String Quartet.”  Joined by a quartet consisting of two violins, a viola, and a cello, Ian Anderson adds vocals, flutes, guitars, and mandolins.  The orchestra runs through a dozen of Jethro Tull’s greatest tunes and thus we have a monumental effort that everyone can and will enjoy.  We encourage everyone to visit whatever site it is they choose so as to get the album in the form and condition you desire.  You will be glad you did.

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

[ii] We celebrated the music of the amazing Little Feat beginning on Tuesday, 11-June-2013 through Monday, 15-July-2013.  One of the great unsung bands of all time, we hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your music collection.

[iii] We began promoting the music of Jethro Tull, Blodwyn Pig, Mick Abrahams, Ian Anderson, Martin Barre, Wild Turkey, and Paris on Monday, May 24, 2021, at the AICPENDBLOG.COM.  We are still in the process of presenting the music so please, join us at WordPress.  We hope you will.

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

[v] 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.

I suspect Gropin’ Joe won’t make it to November which will mean a realignment of the ‘Harris-Biden ticket’ to the ‘Sanders-Harris ticket’ which it’s been all along

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210. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2021

RR. 2008 Tuesday: The federal government indicted Alaska Senator Ted Stevens on seven felony counts of concealing more than a quarter million dollars in house renovations and gifts from a powerful oil contractor. However, after being railroaded out of office, a jury later found the long-time Republican guilty of lying on financial disclosure forms, but a judge subsequently dismissed the case saying prosecutors had withheld evidence.

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210. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2021:

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Thomas Corwin; Il Duce Benito Mussolini; “Help!” by the Beatles; Bob Dylan, the Byrds, the Grateful Dead featuring Jerry Garcia, Led Zeppelin, the Mamas & the Papas featuring Cass Elliott, Rush featuring Geddy Lee, and Thin Lizzy featuring John Sykes:

  1. 1030 Thursday: The patron saint of Norway, King Olaf II, lost his life amid battle.
  2. 1588 Friday: The English attacked the vaunted Spanish Armada in the Battle of Gravelines, resulting in a British victory.  Not only did the British sink numerous ships, but they also scattered the rest into a major storm inflicting still more losses on the Spanish fleet.
  3. 1715 Monday: A major hurricane sinks 10 Spanish treasure-laden galleons off the coast of Florida.
  4. 1754 Monday: The first international boxing match occurred on this date.  Englishman John Slack won the 25-minute bout when he knocked out Frenchman Jean Petit.
  5. 1773 Thursday: The citizens of Schoenbrunn, Ohio, built the first schoolhouse located west of the Allegheny Mountains on this date.
  6. 1786 Saturday: The Pittsburgh Gazette becomes the first newspaper west of the Alleghenies to hit publication.  The owners of the paper later changed the name to “The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.”
  7. 1794 Tuesday: Future 20th U.S. Treasury Secretary Thomas Corwin is born.  A future Whig and then a Republican, he would serve under Presidents Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce from July 23, 1850 to March 06, 1853.
  8. 1858 Thursday: A major treaty granting trade and inhabitation to Americans anywhere within their country, the representatives of Japan and the United States sign on this date.
  9. 1874 Wednesday: Major Walton Copton Winfield received a U.S. patent for his lawn tennis court on this date.
  10. 1883 Sunday: In Predappio, Italy, future Fascist dictator of Italy, Il Duce Benito Mussolini, is born.
  11. 1890 Tuesday: Artist Vincent van Gogh, 37, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Avers-sur-Oise, France.
  12. 1900 Sunday: An anarchist assassinates Italian King Humbert I on this date; his son, Victor Emanuel III succeeded him.
  13. 1914 Wednesday: The first transcontinental telephone service undergoes inauguration when two people hold a conversation between New York and San Francisco.  Elsewhere, Massachusetts’ Cape Cod Canal, offering a shortcut across the base of the peninsula, officially opened to shipping traffic on this date.
  14. 1921 Friday: Adolf Hitler became the leader or ‘fuehrer’ of the National Socialist German Workers Party on this date.
  15. 1940 Monday: John Sigmund of St. Louis completed a 292-mile swim down the Mississippi River on this date.  The swim from St. Louis to Caruthersville, Missouri, took him 89 hours and 48 minutes.
  16. 1944 Saturday: During World War II, the Allied Air Forces bomb Nazi Germany for six straight hours, causing numerous deaths and horrendous damage.
  17. 1945 Sunday: After delivering the atomic bomb to U.S.  Air Forces in the Pacific, the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis is torpedoed by a Japanese submarine and sunk somewhere in the Pacific Ocean.
  18. 1948 Thursday: Britain’s King George VI opened the Olympic Games in London.
  19. 1949 Friday: BBC Radio in Great Britain begins broadcasting.
  20. 1950 Saturday: Pee Wee Reese hits the 3,000th Dodgers home run.  Meanwhile, Walt Disney’s adaptation of “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson hit movie theaters on this date.
  21. 1953 Wednesday: In North York, Ontario, Canada, future member of Rush- Geddy Lee (bass- keyboards- vocals)- is born.
  22. 1957 Monday: The United Nations forms the International Atomic Energy Agency on this date.  Meanwhile, heavyweight boxer Floyd Patterson scores a TKO in the 10th round over Tommy Jackson to win the title.  Finally, Jack Paar begins hosting the “Tonight” show on NBC.
  23. 1958 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, creating NASA.
  24. 1959 Wednesday: Future member of the Irish-Anglo-American hard rock band, Thin Lizzy[i], John Sykes (guitars 1982-1983), is born in Reading, Berkshire, UK, on this date.
  25. 1965 Friday: The Beatles[ii] movie, “Help!” premieres in London with Queen Elizabeth in attendance.
  26. 1966 Saturday: Near Woodstock, New York, folk singer Bob Dylan[iii] suffers major injuries in a motorcycle accident.
  27. 1967 Sunday: An accidental rocket launch aboard the supercarrier USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin resulted in a fire and explosions that killed 134 service personnel.  Among the survivors was future Arizona senator John McCain, a U.S. Navy lieutenant-commander who narrowly escaped with his life.  
  28. 1968 Monday: Due to the apartheid policies of South Africa, Gram Parsons refuses to accompany the Byrds[iv] on tour to that country leaving the band as a three-piece of Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman, and Michael Clarke.  Meanwhile, the 262nd Roman Catholic Pope Paul VI reaffirms the Roman Catholic Church’s stance against artificial methods of birth control.
  29. 1973 Sunday: $180,000 in Led Zeppelin[v] concert receipts disappears from the vault of the New York Hilton Hotel.
  30. 1974 Monday: In Mayfair, London, England, “Mama” Cass Elliott—formerly of the Mamas and the Papas[vi]—died from heart failure on this date and not from choking on a ham sandwich as Hollywood trash reporters widely publicized; she was 32-years-old.
  31. 1975 Tuesday: President Gerald R. Ford becomes the first U.S.  President to visit the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz located in Poland.  Meanwhile, the Organization of American States (OAS) votes to lift sanctions against Cuba.  The U.S. government welcomed the action and announced its intention to open serious discussions with the communist nation on normalization of relations between the two nations.
  32. 1980 Tuesday: A state funeral took place in Cairo for the deposed Shah of Iran, who had died two days earlier at age 60.
  33. 1981 Wednesday: Britain’s Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London and divorced in 1996 after proof of Charles’ infidelity became known around the world. 
  34. 1983 Friday: Los Angeles Dodger Steve Garvey ends his streak of 1,207 consecutive games.
  35. 1987 Wednesday: Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream agrees on the new flavor of “Cherry-Garcia” with the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia[vii].
  36. 1988 Friday: The last Playboy Club in the United States closes in Lansing, Michigan.
  37. 1993 Thursday: The Israeli Supreme Court acquitted retired Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk of being Nazi death camp guard “Ivan the Terrible.”  The court tossed his death sentence and set him free. 
  38. 1994 Friday: Abortion opponent Paul Hill shot and killed Dr. John Bayard Britton and his bodyguard, James H. Barrett, outside the Ladies Center clinic in south Florida.  Hill met his end at the hands of the executioner in September 2003.
  39. 1997 Tuesday: Forty years after mercury-contaminated food fish caused deaths and birth defects, Japan declared Minamata Bay free of the substance.  Elsewhere, members of Congress from both parties embraced compromise legislation designed to balance the budget while cutting taxes.
  40. 1998 Wednesday: The United Auto Workers union ended a 54-day strike against General Motors.  The result of the strike is that GM lost $2.8 billion in revenue.
  41. 2004 Thursday: Incredibly stupid Senator John F. Kerry, D-Massachusetts, accepted the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination at the party’s Boston convention with a military salute and the declaration, “I’m John Kerry and I’m reporting for duty.”  It is good to note that he skated through a short-lived military career in the Brown Water Navy during the Vietnam War and then came home and became the biggest anti-war protester going so far as to throw the medals of someone else over the fence surrounding the White House.
  42. 2005 Friday: Astronomers announced the discovery of a planetary body larger than Pluto in orbit around the sun; the dwarf planet initially nicknamed Xena received the official designation Eris.  
  43. 2006 Saturday: The U.S. command announced it was sending 3,700 troops to Baghdad to try to quell sectarian violence sweeping the Iraqi capital.
  44. 2008 Tuesday: The federal government indicted Alaska Senator Ted Stevens on seven felony counts of concealing more than a quarter million dollars in house renovations and gifts from a powerful oil contractor.  However, after being railroaded out of office, a jury later found the long-time Republican guilty of lying on financial disclosure forms, but a judge subsequently dismissed the case saying prosecutors had withheld evidence. 
  45. 2011 Friday: The U.S. House of Representatives votes to once again, increase the debt ceiling; however, the U.S. Senate rejects it outright.
  46. 2013 Monday: Signs of deteriorating economic security are suggested by an Associated Press survey stating that four out of five adults living in the United States struggle with joblessness, near-poverty, or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives.  Meanwhile, in Cannes, France, the largest jewelry heist in recent memory takes place at the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel’s diamond show with thieves making off with 103 million Euros worth of precious gems and metals.  Elsewhere, 44 people at least die and hundreds more are injured as ISIS carries out a wave of car bombings across the country.  In Dera Ismal Khan, Pakistan, the Taliban conducts a prison break freeing at least 300 dedicated jihadis who flee to the hills.  KILL THEM!
  47. 2014 Tuesday: In Sierra Leone during the Ebola virus crisis, Dr. Sheik Umar Khan succumbs to the disease himself, the principal physician battling against it.  Meanwhile, in Palestinian-controlled Gaza Strip, the authorities claim that 100 of their citizens were killed in Israeli airstrikes.  IF Palestinians were killed, it’s because they were acting the fool- like usual.  In the wake of this, France announces it will send 8-million euros in aid to the Gaza.  Good for them, virtue-signaling is always good.
  48. 2015 Wednesday: In the Indian Ocean off the coast of France’s Reunion Island, searchers find debris from a Boeing 777, which officials believe to be from the missing Malaysia Air Lines Flight 370.  The plane disappeared over a year ago.
  49. 2016 Friday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Rodham Clinton becomes the first woman to accept the presidential nomination of a major political party.  Needless to say, her fellow Democrats fall into a celebratory swoon and sex workers around the city see the numbers of their patrons spike.  Virginia Senator Tim Kaine becomes her running mate.  What a pair of losers.
  50. 2017 Saturday: U.S. and South Korean forces conducted joint live-fire exercises in response to North Korea’s second launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile; experts said the North Korean launch showed that a large portion of the United States was now within the range of Kim Jong Un’s arsenal of missiles. 
  51. 2018 Sunday: Students in Dhaka, Bangladesh, launch protests around the nation demanding safer roadways.  In a country as poor as this one, they are incapable of doing the necessary infrastructure work to make their nation safe.
  52. 2019 Monday: In the state of Para in Brazil, a gang war between two rival gangs explodes at the Altamira Prison what with 58 slain, including 16 beheaded among that horrifying number.  Eventually, prison guards retake the prison but the violence is absolutely horrendous.
  53. 2020 Wednesday: In the Lone Star State, President Donald J. Trump signed some executive orders allowing for the building of pipelines and accompanying infrastructure.  Meanwhile, the House Judiciary Committee grilled the CEOs of Google (a POS), Facebook, Apple, and Amazon.com over unfair practices when it comes to promoting all-things liberal and trashing all-things conservative.  We can attest to Google destroying our two blogs all because Sundar Pichai is little more than a piece of frothy scum floating atop an exposed septic tank.  Go get them, Republicans, go get this scum…  Finally, speculation abounds as people continue pondering whether “Pro-China Joe” Biden will choose Sen. Kamala Harris (please, take her, get her the hell out of California), former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, or California Congresswoman Karen Bass.  We shall see.  Our money’s on Elizabeth Warren, a ‘true woman of color’ (LOL!).
  54. 2020 Wednesday A: Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 16,845,602 confirmed cases, UP by 240,535 cases, 662,577 confirmed deaths, UP by 5,240 deaths, and 9,836,182 confirmed recoveries, UP by 191,795 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,491,773 confirmed cases, UP by 65,492 new cases, 152,624 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,250 new deaths, and 2,204,332 confirmed recoveries, UP by 53,113 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them but alas, we know they won’t- corrupt MF-ers).   
  55. 2020 Wednesday B: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 475,503 confirmed cases, 8,715 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,865 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,215 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 54,205 confirmed cases, 1,548 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, New Jersey: 180,776 confirmed number of cases, 15,798 confirmed number of deaths, and like other Blue States, NO number of confirmed recoveries.  What’s up, Governor Phil Murphy?  Acting like your typical Blue State governor and concealing the truth?  Nothing to say?  Let gym owners out of jail.     
  56. 2020 Wednesday C: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,539.57, UP 160.29 points (0.61%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,542.94, UP 140.85 points (1.35%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,258.44, UP 40.00 points (1.24%).  The price of GOLD is $1,961.60 per troy oz., +8.20 (+0.42%) while the price of SILVER is $24.36 per troy ounce, +0.034 (+0.14%).  The price of PLATINUM is $957.90 per troy oz, -0.60 (-0.06%) while the price of COPPER is $2.93 per pound, +0.0105 (+0.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.29 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.05%).
  57. 2021 Thursday: Here we are, the midpoint of the week for those of us who work seven straight days so let us see what the heck is happening today…let’s hope President Biden has not gotten us into a shooting war…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0541 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Day in September.”  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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We will admit, this is one album we have not heard which is strange as we have heard them all.  It’s also a difficult one to find.  What’s more, they may not be the same Wild Turkey as the one led by former Jethro Tull bassist Glenn Cornick so we will leave it to those who wish to seek it out, give it a listen, and then perhaps enlighten us as to whom exactly the group is and how they sound.  In 12 years, we will admit that we have NEVER been stymied in finding out about a band or its recorded music.  We are stumped!

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TODAY IN HISTORY, THURSDAY JULY 29, 2021 #4,067

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

[ii] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The album, “Help!” appeared on Tuesday, 15-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[iii] Not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Bob Dylan but one day, we sure heck we do.  Stay tuned.

[iv] We offered the music of the Byrds beginning on Monday, 16-January-2012 and concluded the presentation on Friday, 17-February-2012.  Sadly, we were shortsighted at the time that we did not present the various members’ solo projects but one day, we hope to rectify that error.

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

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

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

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155. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 04, 2021

Jonathan Jay Pollard, a former Navy intelligence analyst, pleaded guilty in Washington, D.C., to conspiring to deliver information related to the national defense to a foreign government—specifically Israel—and is now serving a life sentence.

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DAY ONE-HUNDRED-AND-THIRTY-SIX OF THE BIDEN REGIME

155. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, JUNE 04, 2021:

Vice Presidents William A. Wheeler and Charles W. Fairbanks; U.S. Secretaries of State James G. Blaine and Lawrence Eagleburger; U.S. Senator Mike Lee; The Average White Band featuring Roger Ball, the Jeff Beck Group featuring Nicky Hopkins, Jefferson Airplane featuring Joey Covington, the Mamas and the Papas featuring Michelle Phillips, and “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” by the Rolling Stones:

  1. 1070 Saturday:  In a cave near Roquefort, France, Roquefort cheese is created.
  2. 1745 Friday: Prussia’s King Frederick the Great beats the combined Austrian-Saxon army.  
  3. 1783 Wednesday:  The Montgolfier brothers first publicly demonstrated their hot-air balloon, which did not carry any passengers, over Annonay, France.
  4. 1784 Friday: Marie Thible became the first woman to fly in a hot-air balloon.  The flight was 45 minutes long and reached a height of 8,500 feet.
  5. 1792 Monday: Captain George Vancouver claims the Puget Sound for Britain.  
  6. 1794 Wednesday: The United States passes the Neutrality Act, which forbids American citizens from serving in the military of foreign powers.
  7. 1800 Wednesday: Construction on the White House ends, and President John Adams and his wife move into it.
  8. 1812 Thursday: Following Louisiana’s admittance as a state, the U.S. Congress renames the Louisiana Territory, the Missouri Territory.  The U.S. House of Representatives voted approved 79-49 a declaration of war against Great Britain.
  9. 1845 Wednesday: Mexican American War of 1846-1848 gets under way.   The United States kicked butt.
  10. 1862 Wednesday: The Confederate Army evacuates Ft. Pillow, Tennessee.
  11. 1887 Saturday: The 19th Vice President of the United States, Republican William A. Wheeler who served March 04, 1877 to March 04,1881, died on this date in his hometown of Malone, N.Y.
  12. 1892 Saturday: The Sierra Club underwent incorporation in San Francisco, CA.  Elsewhere, the 31st U.S. Secretary of State James G. Blaine left office on this date.  A Republican, Blaine served under President Benjamin Harrison from March 09, 1889 until today.  He also served the nation as its 28th U.S. Secretary of State.  In this role, he served under Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur from March 07, 1881 to December 19,1881.
  13. 1896 Thursday: Henry Ford makes a successful test run of his horseless carriage, called a quadricycle, in Detroit.
  14. 1911 Sunday: Prospectors discovered gold in Indian Creek in Alaska.
  15. 1913 Wednesday: Congress approved the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing citizens the right to vote regardless of their gender, and sent it to the states for ratification.
  16. 1916 Sunday:  Russian forces under the command of General Brusilov fail in their attack on German forces.
  17. 1917 Monday: American men begin registering for the draft to fight in World War I.  Meanwhile, organizers award the first Pulitzer Prizes.  
  18. 1918 Tuesday: The 26th Vice President of the United States, Republican Charles W. Fairbanks who served under President Theodore Roosevelt from 03-04-1905 to 03-04-1909, died on this date in Indianapolis, Indiana, at age 66.
  19. 1919 Wednesday: US Marines invade Costa Rica to restore order.  Meanwhile, Congress approved the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing citizens the right to vote regardless of their gender, and sent it to the states for ratification.
  20. 1924 Wednesday: In memory of all New York soldiers who died during World War I, New York City lights an eternal light for them at Madison Square Garden.
  21. 1935 Tuesday: Gerald Brown and Edward Pollard patent ‘invisible glass’ on this date.
  22. 1939 Sunday: The German ocean liner MS St. Louis, carrying more than 900 Jewish refugees from Germany was turned away by U.S. officials.  Meanwhile, Sylvan Goldman introduced the first shopping cart in Oklahoma City.  The device was a folding chair he mounted on wheels.
  23. 1940 Tuesday: During World War II, the Allied military evacuation of more than 338,000 troops from Dunkirk, France, ended.  Britain’s Prime Minister Winston Churchill tells the people of his nation, “We shall fight on the land and on the sea” against Nazi Germany.
  24. 1942 Thursday: The World War II Battle of Midway began, resulting in a decisive American victory against Japan and marking the turning point of the war in the Pacific.
  25. 1943 Friday: In Argentina, a military coup ousted President Ramon Castillo.
  26. 1944 Sunday: Rome falls to the Allied forces invading Italy; it is the first Axis capital to fall.  Meanwhile, a U.S. Navy task group in the south Atlantic captured the German U-Boat U-505, the first such capture of an enemy vessel at seat since the War of 1812.  Elsewhere, future saxophonist/vocalist with the Average White Band[i], Roger Ball, is born in Broughty Ferry, Scotland, on this date.  Meanwhile, future member of the Mamas and the Papas[ii]—Michelle Phillips—is born in Long Beach, California, on this date.
  27. 1946 Tuesday: Juan Peron became president of Argentina on this date.
  28. 1947 Wednesday: The House of Representatives approved the Taft-Hartley Act, an act which allowed the president of the United States to intervene in labor disputes.
  29. 1954 Friday: Once French Premier Joseph Laniel and Vietnamese Premier affix their initials to treaties in Paris, France grants Vietnam independence within the French Union.
  30. 1965 Friday: The Rolling Stones[iii] release “(I can’t get no) Satisfaction.”
  31. 1969 Wednesday: Nicky Hopkins[iv], famed rock-and-roll pianist, quits the Jeff Beck Group[v]
  32. 1971 Friday: Future Republican senator from Utah, Mike Lee, is born in Mesa, AZ, on this date.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on 01-03-2011.
  33. 1972 Sunday: A jury in San Jose, California, acquitted radical activist Angela Davis of murder and kidnapping for her alleged connection to a deadly courthouse shootout in Marin County in 1970.
  34. 1974 Tuesday: In a never-to-be-repeated event, the Cleveland Indians hold a 10-cent beer night, which leads to rowdy fans getting onto the field, causing the Indians to forfeit the game to the Texas Rangers, tied 5-5 in the 9th inning.  Meanwhile, the NFL grants a franchise to the Seattle Seahawks.  Finally, Sally Murphy became the first woman to qualify as an aviator with the U.S. Army.  
  35. 1975 Wednesday: California Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown signs the California Agricultural Labor Relations Act; it is the first law in the U.S. giving farmworkers collective bargaining rights.
  36. 1982 Friday: Israel attacks targets in southern Lebanon.
  37. 1984 Monday: For the first time in 32 years, Arnold Palmer failed to make the cut for the U.S. Open golf tournament.
  38. 1985 Tuesday: The Supreme Court of the United States upheld a lower court ruling, which struck down an Alabama law providing for a daily minute of silence in public schools.
  39. 1986 Wednesday: Jonathan Jay Pollard, a former Navy intelligence analyst, pleaded guilty in Washington, D.C., to conspiring to deliver information related to the national defense to a foreign government—specifically Israel—and is now serving a life sentence. Meanwhile, the California Supreme Court approved a law that limited the liability of manufacturers and other wealthy defendants.  The people came to know the law as the “deep pocket law.”
  40. 1989 Sunday: A federal judge sentenced Timothy McVeigh’s accomplice, Terry Nichols, to life in prison for his role in the bombing of Oklahoma City’s Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building.  Meanwhile, in China, the Chinese army in Beijing violently ends the Tiananmen Square protests resulting in at least 241 dead protesters.
  41. 1991 Tuesday: Pope John Paul II compares abortion to the Holocaust.
  42. 1992 Thursday: The U.S. Postal Service announced that people preferred the “younger Elvis” stamp design in a nationwide vote.
  43. 1998 Thursday: A federal judge sentenced Terry Nichols to life in prison for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.  Meanwhile, George and Ira Gershwin received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  44. 2010 Friday:  Convicted murderer Joran van der Sloot undergoes extradition from Chile to Peru for murdering a woman there; he is suspected of murdering Natalie Holloway in Aruba, where he lived at home.
  45. 2011 Saturday: In Hong Kong, tens of thousands gather in Tiananmen Square to remember victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests.  Elsewhere, in Charlottesville, Va., former 62nd U.S. Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger died at age 80.  A Republican, he served under President George H.W. Bush from 12-08-1992 to 01-20-1993.
  46. 2012 Monday: A pop concert celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee takes place at Buckingham Palace, featuring artists Stevie Wonder[vi], Sir Paul McCartney[vii], Robbie Williams, among others.
  47. 2013 Tuesday: U.S. growth in imports outpaces its growth in exports, causing the U.S. trade deficit to widen 8.5% during the month of April.  Elsewhere, former Jefferson Airplane drummer Joey Covington died in a car wreck in Palm Springs, California, at age 67.
  48. 2014 Wednesday: The government of Nigeria courts-martials 10 senior generals and five other military officers for providing arms and information to jihadist group, Boko Haram. 
  49. 2017 Sunday: In Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors beat defending champion, the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 132-113.
  50. 2018 Monday: President Donald J. Trump publishes a tweet that drives his enemies insane: “I have the absolute right to PARDON myself.”  He very well could but many people across the country are members of the Trump Third Term Movement, the one that will emanate from a future Supreme Court Case that will grant the president a third term due to the coup the Obama administration and Deep State holdovers have conducted against the 45th president.  Meanwhile, former President Bill Clinton says in an interview with NBC News that he hasn’t and doesn’t need to apologize to Monica Lewinsky for having taken advantage of her and then ruining her life.
  51. 2019 Tuesday: In Hong Kong and around the world, more than 100,000 people take to the streets to remember the 30th anniversary of the communist Chinese massacre of students in Tiananmen Square.  In 1989, communist tanks drove over protesting students, people seeking democratic reforms.
  52. 2020 Thursday: COVID-19, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Wuhan Bat Flu, aka the communist Chinese-engineered pandemic continues causing problems but so far has been unable to dislodge President Donald J. Trump or bring down the Western World.  Beijing, we are not going to settle for Xi-ism, no flipping way.  Here are the stats for the day around the world: 6,591,391 confirmed cases, 388,710 confirmed deaths, but 2,851,157 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, here are the numbers: 1,910,843 confirmed cases, 109,639 confirmed deaths, but 437,251 confirmed recoveries, the last number of which would be much higher if Blue State governors were not playing politics.
  53. 2020 Thursday A: In the three states in which, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 119,807 confirmed cases, 4,422 confirmed deaths, but Governor ‘Little Gavin’ Newsom will not share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on him.  In the Aloha State, here are the stats: 653 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, but 609 confirmed recoveries which is incredibly good.  Thank you, Governor David Ige, perhaps you can urge Gavin Newsom and Jay Inslee to do the same?  Finally, in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 22,729 confirmed cases, 1,138 confirmed deaths, but much like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries which says it’s all about politics.
  54. 2020 Thursday B: U.S. Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr announces that Justice is looking into Antifa and other ‘foreign actors’ involved in the riots crippling the United States at the moment.  About time because the criminal scum must be found hiding under whatever rocks they do, rounded up, and sent to prison for life.  Harmeet Dhillon launches a lawsuit on behalf of beaten journalist Andy Ngo in Portland, Oregon, last year.   Get them, Harmeet!   Again, we must say that the majority of us writing for the AICPENDBLOG.COM now believe that communist China is colluding with the Democratic Party who channels Beijing’s dark money to its various action groups such as Black Lives Matter and Antifa.  Time to bring ALL of them down.
  55. 2021 Friday: Let’s see what corruption the Democrats and their bosses in Beijing are up to today…

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Although some fans of Jethro Tull loved both “Thick as a Brick” and “A Passion Play,” many were disappointed that the band had not plowed on in “Aqualung” or “Benefit” mode at best or “This Was” and “Stand Up” at worst, many were skeptical and support for the band was wavering somewhat which is pretty amazing.  After “Aqualung,” you would have thought the band would have put its creative talents and efforts into a another, greater album but they went the other route.  “War Child,” released on October 14, 1974 put the band back on track what with the massive single, “Bungle in the Jungle.”  Sure, you can slam it as being ‘pop’ but it was a great tune just as the album was.  Once the critics have nibbled out a chink, instead of lavishing praise where praise is do, they continue needling away.  Ah well, you know our motto: “F**k the critics,” this is a great album so seek it out now.  The lineup features Ian Anderson (vocals, flutes, guitars, keyboards), Martin Barre (guitars), Jeffrey Hammond (bass and keyboards), John Evan (keyboards), and Barriemore Barlow (drums).

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

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

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

[iv] Nicky Hopkins played with numerous groups, the Kinks, the Who, the Rolling Stones, among others, as well as with the Quicksilver Messenger Service and Jefferson Airplane.  Hopkins was an extremely talented musician.

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

[vi] Not sure when we will promote the music of Stevie Wonder but one day, we sure as heck will.

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

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