129. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 09, 2022

2014 Friday: For the first time since annexing the Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the region on the holiday commemorating the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany. Who will stop this murderous POS? Certainly NOT Barack Hussein Obama, that’s for sure. Meanwhile, the South Korean military announces that three drones that penetrated its airspace came from North Korea.

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129. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 09, 2022:

Truman Day Observed (Missouri)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Trimble; U.S. Attorneys General Hugh S. Legaré, Francis Biddle, and John Ashcroft; U.S. Treasury Secretaries William J. Duane and William E. Simon; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary William Jones; Nazi Party Youth Leader Baldur Von Schirach; Billy Joel, Blood-Sweat & Tears featuring Steve Katz, the Buffalo Springfield featuring Richie Furay, Cheap Trick featuring Tom Petersson, and Little Richard:

  1. 1502 Friday: Christopher Columbus left Spain on his fourth and final trip to the New World.
  2. 1671 Saturday: Thomas “Captain” Blood stole the crown jewels from the Tower of London.  
  3. 1712 Monday: The Carolina Colony officially divided into two entities on this date- North Carolina and South Carolina.
  4. 1753 Wednesday: French King Louis XV disbands the Parliament.
  5. 1754 Thursday: A political cartoon in Benjamin Franklin’s Pennsylvania Gazette depicted a snake cut into eight pieces, each pieced representing a part of the American colonies; the caption read, “JOIN or DIE.”
  6. 1780 Tuesday: In Clonmel, Ireland, future 11th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William J. Duane is born.  A future Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson from May 29, 1833, to September 22, 1833.
  7. 1785 Monday: British inventor Joseph Bramah patents the beer pump handle.
  8. 1788 Friday: The British Parliament accepts the abolition of the slave trade.
  9. 1813 Sunday: Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary William Jones assumed his position on today’s date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from today until February 08, 1814.
  10. 1826 Tuesday: The 20th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Trimble assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, President John Quincy Adams nominated Trimble to fill the seat of Associate Justice Thomas Todd.  Trimble served from today until August 25, 1828.
  11. 1842 Monday: The 16th U.S. Attorney General Hugh S. Legaré assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President John Tyler from September 13, 1841, to June 20, 1843, and then became U.S. Acting Secretary of State under President John Tyler from May 09, 1843, to June 20, 1843.
  12. 1862 Friday: The U.S. Naval Academy relocates from Annapolis, Maryland, to Newport, Rhode Island, due to the outbreak of hostilities. 
  13. 1868 Saturday: City Leaders found the city of Reno, Nevada.
  14. 1883 Wednesday: Spanish philosopher Jose Ortega y Gasset was born in Madrid.
  15. 1886 Sunday: In Paris, France, future 58th U.S. Attorney General Francis Biddle is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under Presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman from August 26, 1941, to June 26, 1945.
  16. 1887 Monday: Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show opens in London, England.
  17. 1904 Monday: The Great Western Railway No. 3440 steam locomotive City of Truro becomes the first steam engine to exceed 100 mph by doing so on this date.
  18. 1907 Thursday: Future Nazi Party Youth Leader Baldur Von Schirach who served in the post from 1931 to 1940 and one of the few Nazis to survive World War II, is born on this date.
  19. 1913 Friday: The 17th Amendment provides for the election of senators by direct vote.
  20. 1914 Saturday: President Woodrow Wilson, acting on a joint congressional resolution, signed a proclamation designating the second Sunday in May as ‘Mother’s Day.’
  21. 1926 Sunday: Americans Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett supposedly became the first men to fly over the North Pole.  However, U.S. scholars announced in 1996 that their examination of Byrd’s recently discovered flight diary suggested that he had turned back 150 miles short of his goal.
  22. 1930 Friday: Horseracing enthusiasts used a starting gate to start a Triple Crown race for the first time.
  23. 1936 Saturday: Italy completes its annexation of Ethiopia.  Elsewhere, the first sheet of postage stamps of more than one variety went on sale in New York City on this date.
  24. 1939 Tuesday: The Catholic Church beatifies its first Native American, Kateri Tekakwitha.
  25. 1941 Friday: Britain’s Royal Navy captured the German submarine U-110 on the high seas.
  26. 1942 Saturday: In Chicago, Illinois, future 79th U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft is born.  A future Republican, Ashcroft would serve under President George W. Bush from February 02, 2001, to February 03, 2005.
  27. 1943 Sunday: The 5th German Panzer Army surrenders in Tunisia to the Allies, ending the Afrika Korps.
  28. 1944 Tuesday: The Red Army captures Sebastopol from the Nazis.  Meanwhile, Richie Furay, guitarist and vocalist with the celebrated Los Angeles rock band, the Buffalo Springfield[i] and later with Poco is born in Yellow Springs, Ohio, on this date. 
  29. 1945 Wednesday: U.S. officials announced that with the end of the war in Europe, the federal government was going to lift a midnight curfew on entertainment immediately.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union holds a victory celebration in Red Square in honor of the defeat of Nazi Germany as its forces liberate Czechoslovakia from Axis remnants.  
  30. 1949 Monday: Billy Joel[ii], the “Piano Man,” was born in the Bronx, New York. 
  31. 1950 Tuesday: Future bassist with the American rock band, Cheap Trick[iii], Tom Petersson, is born in Rockford, Illinois, on this date.
  32. 1951 Wednesday: The U.S. conducted its first thermonuclear experiment as part of Operation Greenhouse by detonating a 225-kiloton device on Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific nicknamed “George.”  Meanwhile, in North Korea, UN Forces begin attacking the bridges on the Yalu River.
  33. 1954 Sunday: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu has ended.  Some portions of the camp without contact with the others continued to fight until overrun by the enemy.  The French Foreign Legionnaires holding Isabelle tried to make a breakout, but the going was slow, the resistance great, and so Colonel Lalandé told his remaining troops to lay down their arms.  The fight was over.  Late in the day, a lone French warplane flew over the camp and without any radio contact from the ground, his superiors told him to return to Hanoi.  The great battle was now over.[iv]   The battle had lasted 55 days.  Brave soldiers on both sides fought and died, each for their own cause.  French troops were shocked at the young ages of some of their captors.  Vietnam had truly bled itself dry fighting to win this victory.
  34. 1955 Monday: The German Federal Republic (West Germany) joins NATO.
  35. 1956 Wednesday: A War Reparations and Peace Settlement between the Philippines and Japan finally receive its signatures from the dignitaries who debated it.
  36. 1958 Friday: Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” starring Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak hits movie theaters nationwide.
  37. 1960 Monday: The U. S. Food and Drug Administration approved for sale an oral birth-control pill for the first time in history.
  38. 1961 Tuesday: In a speech to the National Association of Broadcasters, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Newton N. Minnow decried most of television programming as a “vast wasteland.”
  39. 1962 Wednesday: Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology succeeded in reflecting a laser beam off the surface of the moon.   
  40. 1966 Monday: A. F. Brimmer becomes the first black member of the Federal Reserve Board.
  41. 1970 Saturday: President Richard M. Nixon made a surprise and impromptu pre-dawn visit to the Lincoln Memorial where he spoke with a group of anti-war protesters who had been resting on the steps of the memorial after protests against the Vietnam War as well as the Kent State shootings.
  42. 1974 Thursday: The House Judiciary Committee begins hearings on the possible impeachment of President Richard M. Nixon.  Meanwhile, the 63rd U.S. Treasury Secretary William E. Simon assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from today until January 20, 1977.
  43. 1977 Monday: Patricia Hearst completes her prison sentence for having robbed a bank with the Symbionese Liberation Army.
  44. 1978 Tuesday: Law enforcement authorities discovered the bullet-riddled body of former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro in an automobile in Rome.  The Red Brigades were the dirty scumbags who abducted him and murdered him.
  45. 1979 Wednesday: The U.S. and the USSR sign the SALT II, which limited nuclear weapons.
  46. 1980 Friday: The slasher horror film “Friday the 13th” hits movie theaters nationwide on this date.  Elsewhere, 35 people lost their lives when a freighter rammed the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay in Florida, causing a 1,400-foot section of the southbound span to collapse.
  47. 1989 Tuesday: Vice President Dan Quayle says in a United Negro College Fund speech “What a waste it is to lose one’s mind” instead of “a mind is a terrible thing to waste.”
  48. 1992 Saturday: Salem Village Witchcraft Victims’ Memorial undergoes dedication in Danvers (formally Salem Village) to mark 300th anniversary of the witch trials.
  49. 1994 Monday: South Africa’s newly elected parliament chose Nelson Mandela to be the country’s first black president.
  50. 1995 Tuesday: Kinshasa, Zaire, declares quarantine due to an outbreak of the Ebola virus.
  51. 1999 Saturday: During a bombing of Belgrade, during the Serbian War, a NATO fighter-bomber hits the Chinese Embassy in error, killing four and causing major protests across China.
  52. 2002 Thursday: The 38-day standoff in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem ends when the Palestinians agree to have 13-suspected militants among them deported to several different countries.   Meanwhile, at a holiday parade in the Russian city of Kaspiysk, a terrorist bomb goes off killing 43 and injuring at least another 130.  Sounds like the work of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.
  53. 2008 Friday: The price of crude oil hits an astounding $125.98 per barrel.  This is not good for the economies of the world.  Meanwhile, Hezbollah continues a powerplay in Lebanon in general and in Beirut in particular as they continue battling with government forces.
  54. 2009 Saturday: In Chad, Chadian forces defeat a large column of advancing rebel forces.  Meanwhile, Pakistani troops in Swat have a good day killing terrorists by notching up a total of 55 dead and numerous others injured and driven into retreat.
  55. 2010 Sunday: Somali pirates take to the high seas once again and capture a German oil tanker plying the waters off East Africa.  Seems like it’s getting about time to go in there and crucify these scumbags the way Caesar did pirates in the Mediterranean when he was a young man.  How about the modern equivalent?  Let’s use neutron bombs on these bastards.
  56. 2011 Monday: Pakistani Prime Minister Yousef Raza Gillani launches an investigation to determine how Osama bin Laden lived undetected in Abbottabad.  (Editor’s note- we all know the truth of the matter; the Pakistani government gave him refuge).  Meanwhile, the Chi-Com Yuan reaches its highest level next to the U.S. dollar.  A decade from now, they will be surpassing us.
  57. 2012 Wednesday: After reaching a political compromise that ends her hunger strike, prison officials move Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Timoshenko to a hospital for monitoring.  Elsewhere, President Barack Hussein Obama[v] officially states his support for same-sex marriage—he ‘evolved.’
  58. 2013 Thursday: A report reveals that hackers using fraudulent ATM cards in February 2013 stole $45 million from across the globe.  Elsewhere, on the Indonesian island of Java, law enforcement thwarts a plot in which terrorists were planning on blowing up the Sri Lankan embassy killing at least seven of the scumbags.
  59. 2014 Friday: For the first time since annexing the Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the region on the holiday commemorating the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany.  Who will stop this murderous POS?  Meanwhile, the South Korean military announces that three drones that penetrated its airspace came from North Korea.
  60. 2015 Saturday: After a period of 42 days with NO new Ebola cases, which is twice the normal quarantine rate, the UN Health Organization declares the outbreak of the dreaded virus in the African nation of Liberia to be at an end.  During the outbreak, about 4,700 people died from the horrendous disease.   Elsewhere, the North Koreans claim to have successfully test-fired a missile from a submarine.
  61. 2016 Monday: London Mayor Boris Johnson resigns from office and Muslim Sadiq Khan takes his place, becoming the first Muslim mayor of a major Western city.   Elsewhere, in Baquoba, Iraq, an ISIS car bombing claims the lives of 50 poor souls while injuring another 54 or so.  What the hell is wrong with these people?  Animals. 
  62. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump abruptly fired worthless FBI Director James Comey, ousting the nation’s top law enforcement official in the midst of an FBI investigation into whether Trump’s campaign had ties to Russia’s meddling in the election that sent him to the White House.  Two years later, it appears that Comey was involved in a scheme the Democrats and the Deep State engineered first to prevent the election of Trump and then to remove him via a coup.  We are awaiting Comey to be charged along with James Clapper, John Brennan, Sally Yates, Peter Strzok and his girlfriend Lisa Page, and numerous other scumbags involved in this ever-evolving crime.  Meanwhile, Governor Ahok of Jakarta, a Christian, is given a two-year sentence for ‘blasphemy’ seeing as how Indonesia is a predominantly Muslim nation.
  63. 2018 Wednesday: According to On This Day, the Supreme Court of India has some major criticism for the government department responsible for archaeological preservation because they did little to nothing to prevent the discoloration of the iconic Taj Mahal- the only ‘wonder’ left of the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’- as well as the build-up of green slime in the historic site.  Meanwhile, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and the Iranian people go ballistic after President Trump declares the U.S. is pulling out of the multinational nuclear deal signed during the Obama administration.  Screw ‘em!
  64. 2019 Thursday: Off the coast of Tunisia, a boatload of migrants fleeing Libya capsizes, drowning at least 65 of the passengers, according to the United Nations.  The best way to avoid mishaps such as this is migrants: stay where you are.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Navy seizes a North Korean freighter in the East China Sea, loaded with coal for Indonesia which is against the sanctions imposed upon the former for its nuclear programs and weapons tests.  
  65. 2020 Saturday: Around the world, the “Chinese Curse,” aka COVID-19, aka the “Chinese Virus,” aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Wuhan Flu, aka the Kung Flu, continues claiming lives and destroying economies and yet, communist China protests anyone calling it the “Chinese Virus,” which it is so Beijing, STFU.  Confirmed cases around the world stand at 4,004,224, confirmed deaths stand at 277,860, and confirmed recoveries at 1,348,288.  In the United States, confirmed cases are 1,138,643, confirmed deaths are 79,373, and confirmed recoveries are 189,912 (which is an incomplete number as the liberal states tend to keep this statistic close to their vests so they can continue this unconstitutional lockdown order a la Michigan and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.   California acknowledges 64,532 confirmed cases and confirmed deaths at 2,630 BUT NO NUMBER of confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, Hawaii claims 629 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 548 confirmed recoveries.  Up in Washington state where one of our colleagues lives, works, and writes, the number of confirmed cases is 16,388 with confirmed deaths at 905.  Sadly, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t release the numbers of confirmed recoveries.   Moving on to communist China, Beijing continues to wail they have 88,423 (same number) confirmed cases what with 4,633 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  My, my, my, why continue to lie, People’s Republic of China?  
  66. 2020 Saturday A: In Tullahoma, Oklahoma, famed rock-and-roller, Little Richard, died at age 87.  Little Richard[vi] was famous for so many songs but “Lucille,” “Tutti-Frutti,” and “Good Golly, Miss Molly” are the ones that leap out.  Check him out.
  67. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 158,956,182 confirmed cases, +1,666, 3,306,313  confirmed deaths, +9,722 and 137,383,317 confirmed recoveries, +71,930.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,476,781 confirmed cases, UP 22,200 from yesterday’s reporting, 595,812 confirmed deaths, UP 224,[vii] and 26,439,712 confirmed recoveries, UP 33,841.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  68. 2021 Sunday A: Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 279,996 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 182,613 deaths.      
  69. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,758,663 confirmed cases, 62,303 confirmed deaths, and 2,002,297 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,269,806 confirmed cases, 35,731 confirmed deaths, and 1,846,061 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,207 confirmed cases, 488 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 416,317 confirmed cases, 5,626 confirmed deaths, and 202,588 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Virgin Islands, yet another place  the Democrats will want to transform into a state after D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam become states: they have 3,210 confirmed cases, 27 confirmed deaths, and 3,095 confirmed recoveries.[ix]   Meanwhile, states are turning down does of the Chi-Com vaccine as demand for them plummets.
  70. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,892 confirmed cases, 6,377 confirmed deaths, and 831,620 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Libya, a messed-up place where lawlessness runs amok: 179,970 cases of the virus, 3,070 confirmed deaths and 166,340 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  71. 2021 Sunday D: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,777.76, UP 229.23 points (+0.66%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,752.24, UP 119.39 points (+0.88%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,232.60, UP 30.98 points (+0.74%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $64.82 per barrel, -0.08 (-0.02%).  The price of GOLD is $1,832.00 per troy oz., +0.70 (+0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $27.57 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.32%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,256.60 per troy oz, +2.10 (+0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.75 per pound, 0.00 (+0.01%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,926.51 per troy oz, -20.16 (-0.68%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,900.00 per troy oz., -400.00 (-1.37%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Salvadoran Colon, one greenback equals 8.750021 and in Saudi Riyal, a buck equals 3.75 and in Serbian Dinar, one dollar equals 96.47 of theirs.[xiv]       
  72. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.100 per gallon, $2.878 in Florida, $3.815 in Hawaii, and $3.513 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Oregon: $3.347.  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- Bahrain: $2.008 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,267,796,532,048 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  73. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– The Biden regime has hired 17 new immigration judges to staff the overflowing immigration courts.  These very same judges were offered the same roles under the Donald J. Trump administration.   Speaking of Joe Biden, his regime is considering granting permanent citizenship AND social services to illegal aliens separated at the border by the evil 45th president.
  74. 2021 Sunday G: Political News I– Rep. Andy Biggs, 5th congressional district, says that new evidence shows the FBI has been lying to Congress.   We’ve known that for a long time.  Next, Senator Ben Sasse, RINO-NE, is going to introduce legislation that will permit the repurposing of unemployment benefits into hiring bonuses to get everyone to return to work instead of sitting at home and being good little socialists, drawing benefits.   Next, the NCAA is in discussions with the Department of Justice (WHY?) over the new plan of allowing student athletes to make money from their names, likenesses, and apparel.  They should have been able to have done this for a long time.
  75. 2021 Sunday H: Political News II– The U.S. Department of Justice is preparing to make a ruling as to whether criminals sent home to house arrest during the Chi-Com pandemic will have to return to prison or not.  Spoiler alert- YOU KNOW the DOJ will cut them all loose.  Just saying.   In other news, NASA is blasting the Chi-Coms over their unprofessional behavior in being unable to control the re-entry of their 22-ton Long March rocket that crashed just west of the Maldives into the Indian Ocean early this morning.  The flipping Chi-Coms.  Like the Soviets, communist simply do not give a flying f**k about the lives and property of other human beings.
  76. 2022 Monday: Stick around and find out along with us…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0825 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Walk into 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, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The Beach Boys are one of those American success stories, one that NO one at the time had any idea as how far it would go.  Dennis Wilson loved surfing and brought that love of riding the waves home with him.  Brother Brian- inspired by his brother started writing tunes.  A talented, musical family, Brian played bass, piano, and sang while older brother Dennis played drums and could sing.  Youngest brother Carl could play guitar, and their sad started seeing money signs although he was abusive as hell and put them down every opportunity he had.  Mike Love joined his cousins on vocals while neighbor David Marks joined on rhythm guitar and vocals.  Brian could hear all the harmonies in his head and soon the group began to form and chose the name, ‘the Beach Boys.’  Their first album, “Surfin’ Safari” came out on October 01, 1962, and it set the world on fire.  One of the oldest American rock groups, the Beach Boys touched off the California sun and surf craze.  The songs were pretty simple but hey, it was the early 1960s, the Vietnam War was not yet in motion, anything was possible and so it was.  Thus, we have some classic tunes on this album, “Surfin’ Safari,” “409,” and “Surfin’.”  Great music if there ever was which set the world ablaze and put the members of the band on one of the all-time crazy roller-coaster rides.  We hope you will seek this album out and consider adding it to your growing collection.  You will be glad you did.

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

[ii] We sure hope to present the music of Billy Joel one day.  Remain vigilant.  Thank you.

[iii] When we return to promoting American bands, Cheap Trick will be towards the top so please stay alert.  You won’t want to miss them.

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

[v] Speculation exists that Obama is gay because many of the people he put around him while in office were gays and some say during his university days, he had a gay affair.  No one truly knows but he sure did a heck of a lot of stuff for the LGBTQIA+ movement

[vi] Not sure as to when we will do the music of Richard Penniman, i.e., “Little Richard,” but when we do, we will do the music of all the great rockers.  Stay tuned.

[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.

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

1943 Wednesday: On the Eastern Front, the struggles of the Italian 8th Army and Alpine Corps survivors continues. The city of Kharkov is full of German, Italian, and other Axis troops lucky enough to break the Red Army encirclement. However, the Red Army would soon turn its sights on the industrial city.

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

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

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

This artwork is #0730 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Rocky Coast.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album by English folk-rock band, Fairport Convention, “By Popular Request,” came out on January 18, 2012.  This album is unique in the band’s catalog, rather like Family’s “Old Songs, New Songs”[v] that came out back in the early 1970s.  Family- another British band, albeit a hard-rocking-psychedelic band of sorts- made changes in record labels and recorded their best tunes over again and released them as they wanted them to be originally.  In the case of Fairport Convention’s album for today, they have 13 of their classic tracks re-recorded for their fan base.  The tunes selected for this release were voted on by their fans at numerous concerts and boy, oh, boy, what a great album this is.  The band features the current lineup of Ric Sanders (violins), Dave Pegg (acoustic and electric basses, and tenor mandola), Simon Nichol (guitars and vocals), Gerry Conway (drums), and Chris Leslie (mandolins, fiddles, cellos, and flutes).  Again, we encourage everyone to visit their favorite nearest site for the absolute best in music, give it a good listen, and then see if you want to add it to your never-ending, always-growing collection like us.  We think you will be glad you did.

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

[ii] We presented the music of the Kinks, as well as of Ray and Dave Davies, beginning on Monday, 22-December-2014 through Sunday, 15-March-2015.  We hope you will check out the music of this original British invasion band as they are as relevant today as they were more than 50 years ago.  Sure beats the hell out of Maroon Five.

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33. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 02, 2022:

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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices William Cushing and John Blair; U.S. Attorneys General William B. Saxbe, Edward H. Levi, and John Ashcroft; Acting DHS Secretary David Pekoske; U.S. Department of Homeland Security Director Alejandro Mayorkas;  U.S. Transportation Secretaries John Volpe and Claude Brinegar; U.S. Treasury Secretary David F. Houston; U.S. Senator John Cornyn; Reichsminister Konstantin Von Neurath; Aerosmith featuring Rick Dufay, the Hollies featuring Graham Nash, the Steve Miller Band featuring Ross Valory, and Stone Temple Pilots featuring Robert DeLeo:

  1. 962 Tuesday: The 130th Roman Catholic Pope John XII crowns German King Otto I the Great emperor.
  2. 1119 Sunday: The 162nd Roman Catholic Pope Callixtus II assumed his position as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.  He would guide his earthly flock from today until December 13, 1124.  
  3. 1536 Sunday: Pedro de Mendoza of Spain founded present-day Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  4. 1649 Tuesday: In the Kingdom of Naples, future 245th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XIII is born Pietro Francesco.  He would become pontiff on May 29, 1724, and would serve his global flock until February 21, 1730.  
  5. 1653 Sunday: City leaders incorporated New Amsterdam—now New York City—on this date.
  6. 1709 Saturday: After suffering shipwreck for five years, British sailor Andrew Selkirk undergoes rescue, which serves as the inspiration for the story of “Robinson Crusoe.”
  7. 1769 Thursday: The 248th Roman Catholic Pope Clement XIII ends his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became the shepherd of all Christendom on July 06, 1758.
  8. 1790 Tuesday: The third U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William Cushing took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  President George Washington nominated him to serve on the nation’s high court and he served until his death on September 13, 1810.  The 5th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Blair also took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  He served until his resignation on October 25, 1795.
  9. 1811 Saturday: Russian colonists found Ft. Ross settlement north of San Francisco.
  10. 1831 Wednesday: The 254th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory XVI assumed his role as pontiff on this date.  He would be the shepherd of global Catholicism until June 01, 1846.  
  11. 1848 Wednesday: The Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo, ending the Mexican American War, underwent signing, which led to the U.S. purchasing California, Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico from Mexico for $15 million.  Some feel that it is this conflict that drives the Mexican Reconquista to reclaim these lands for Mexico.  Meanwhile, the first group of Chinese immigrants arrives in San Francisco, California.
  12. 1863 Monday: Samuel Langhorne Clemons used a pseudonym for the first time—Mark Twain.
  13. 1870 Wednesday: The “Cardiff Giant,” supposedly the petrified remains of a human discovered in Cardiff, New York, is nothing more than carved gypsum as proven by scientists.
  14. 1873 Sunday: Future Reichsminister of Foreign Affairs Konstantin Von Neurath is born in Germany on this date.
  15. 1876 Wednesday: The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs (known as the National League) formed in New York City.  
  16. 1878 Saturday: Greece declares war on the Ottoman Empire.  It is a clash for freedom by the Christians against the Muslim oppressors.
  17. 1882 Thursday: Irish poet and novelist James Joyce was born in a town near Dublin, Ireland, on this date.
  18. 1887 Wednesday: Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, held its first Groundhog Day Festival.
  19. 1892 Tuesday: William Painter patented the bottle cap on this date.
  20. 1893 Thursday: The Edison Studio in West Orange, N.J., made history when they filmed the first motion picture close-up.  Thomas A. Edison owned the groundbreaking studio.
  21. 1912 Friday: Frederick R. Law parachuted from the torch of the Statue of Liberty in a stunt filmed by Pathe News.
  22. 1913 Sunday: New York City’s rebuilt Grand Central Terminal officially opened to the public.
  23. 1914 Monday: Charles Chaplin made his movie debut as the comedy short “Making a Living” hit movie theaters.
  24. 1915 Tuesday: Israeli political leader Abba Eban was born in Cape Town, South Africa.
  25. 1920 Monday: The nation’s 48th U.S. Treasury Secretary David F. Houston assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Woodrow Wilson from today until March 03, 1921.
  26. 1922 Thursday: The James Joyce novel “Ulysses” undergoes publication in Paris on Joyce’s 40th birthday.
  27. 1923 Friday: The United States signs a treaty of friendship with Central American countries.
  28. 1932 Tuesday: Convicted of tax fraud, mobster Al Capone heads for federal prison.
  29. 1933 Thursday: Herman Goering prohibits communists from holding meetings in Germany.
  30. 1935 Saturday: Leonard Keeler conducted the first test of the polygraph machine in Portage, Wisconsin.
  31. 1942 Monday: A Los Angeles Times editorial urges crackdown on Japanese Americans in the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor sneak attack.  Elsewhere in Blackpool, England, future guitarist/vocalist Graham Nash, who played with both the Hollies[i] and with Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)[ii], is born.  Elsewhere, in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II, U.S. General Joseph “Vinegar Joe” Stilwell is named chief-of-staff to Nationalist Chinese commander Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek as well as the commander-in-chief of all forces in the theater.
  32. 1943 Tuesday: The remainder of Nazi forces from the 163-day Battle of Stalingrad surrendered in a major victory for the Soviets in World War II.  Of the more than 250,000 German, Rumanian, Hungarian, and Italian troops that fought in and around the city, more than half died in the conflict.   The survivors marched into captivity, most of whom would not survive it.  The Nazi government reports the defeat, the first defeat of its forces made known to the German people.  Meanwhile, Lt. Gen. Erwin Rommel and the Afrika Korps retreat deeper into Tunisia with enemies to both the west and east.
  33. 1944 Wednesday:  As the Battle of Anzio continues, German forces once again bloody up American forces in the Battle of Cisterna.  Field Marshall Albert Kesselring is preparing a major counterstroke against the struggling allies that will begin tomorrow.  Meanwhile, farther down the interior of Italy, the U.S. 5th Army is preparing to hit the German paratroopers still holding out at Monte Cassino.  The Allies never planned on the resistance the Germans were prepared to offer them once they crossed over from Sicily to mainland Italia.
  34. 1945 Friday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill left for a summit in Yalta with Soviet leader Josef Stalin.  Elsewhere, U.S. B-29 bombers attack naval docks held by the Japanese in Singapore.
  35. 1946 Saturday: Manufacturers created the first Buck Rogers automatic pistol on this date.
  36. 1948 Monday: President Harry S. Truman urges Congress to adapt a Civil Rights program.
  37. 1949 Wednesday: Ross Valory, future bassist with the Steve Miller Band[iii] (“Rock Love” album) and for Journey[iv] was born on this date in San Francisco, California.  Elsewhere, golfer Ben Hogan suffered serious injuries in an automobile accident on this date.  
  38. 1952 Saturday: Future rock guitarist, Rick Dufay, who would fill in for Joe Perry with Aerosmith[v], 1980-1984, is born in Paris, France, on this date.   Meanwhile, in Houston, Texas, future GOP Senator John Cornyn who would go on to represent his home state in the U.S. Senate is born on this date.  He would enter the august body on December 02, 2002.
  39. 1957 Saturday: The United Nations adopts a resolution calling for a withdrawal of Israeli troops following the Suez Canal Crisis.
  40. 1958 Sunday: Syria joins Egypt in the United Arab Republic.
  41. 1959 Monday: Coach Vincent Lombardi signs a five-year contract to coach the Green Bay Packers.  Meanwhile, rocker Buddy Holly gives his final performance.
  42. 1961 Thursday: Hijackers of a Portuguese ocean liner, the Santa Maria, allowed the passengers and crew to disembark in Brazil, a week, and a half after seizing the ship.
  43. 1962 Friday: Eight of nine planets align for the first time in 400 years.
  44. 1964 Sunday: Ranger 6, a lunar probe launched by NASA, crashed onto the surface of the moon as planned, but failed to send back any TV images.
  45. 1966 Wednesday: In Montclair, New Jersey, future bassist/backing vocalist with the Stone Temple Pilots (1989-2003 / 2008-present), Robert DeLeo- is born.
  46. 1967 Thursday: The American Basketball Association underwent formation by representatives of the NBA.
  47. 1971 Tuesday: Idi Amin, having seized power in Uganda by ousting President Milton Obote, proclaims himself president.
  48. 1973 Friday: The nation’s second U.S. Transportation Secretary John Volpe stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from January 22, 1969, until today.  His replacement- the 3rd U.S. Transportation Secretary Claude Brinegar- assumed office today.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and then Gerald R. Ford from today until February 01, 1975.  In other news on this date, up-and-coming heavyweight slugger, Mike “Hercules” Weaver, improves his pro record to 1-2 by beating opponent, Carlos Lopez in a 5-round heavyweight bout on points.
  49. 1975 Sunday: The 70th U.S. Attorney General William B. Saxbe left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from January 04, 1974, to February 02, 1975, then became ambassador to India.  His replacement- the 71st U.S. Attorney General Edward H. Levi assumed his post today.  A Republican, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from February 02, 1975, to January 20, 1977.
  50. 1980 Saturday: NBC News reported the FBI had conducted a sting operation targeting members of Congress using phony Arab businesspersons in what the nation would know as “Abscam.”
  51. 1982 Tuesday: Syrian government troops battle Islamic fundamentalists in Hama, Syria.
  52. 1988 Tuesday: In a speech, the broadcast networks declined to carry live, President Ronald Reagan pressed his case for aid to the Nicaraguan Contras ahead of a vote by the U.S. House of Representatives.  The three major broadcast TV networks declined to carry the speech, which was covered by CNN; a divided House voted to reject Reagan’s request for $36.2 million in new aid.  The fact that the television networks will collude to prevent a Republican president from getting his message out is why President Donald J. Trump, 31 years later, uses Twitter to get word to the American people.
  53. 1989 Thursday: The final Russian armored column left Kabul, Afghanistan, after nine years of military occupation.  The Taliban celebrated their big victory, the crushing of the Russian bear.
  54. 1990 Friday: South African President F. W. de Klerk announces he will free Nelson Mandela and will legalize 60 political parties including the African National Congress.  This is a big step forward for the formerly oppressive country.
  55. 1998 Monday: President William Jefferson “Bill” Clinton introduced the first balanced budget in 30 years.  Considering the way government has been run in this country by both parties, this was a fabulous accomplishment and a feather in President Clinton’s cap.
  56. 2001 Friday: The 79th U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from today until February 03, 2005.
  57. 2003 Sunday: The American Football Conference won the Pro Bowl defeating the National Football Conference 45-20.
  58. 2008 Saturday: A gunman killed five women at a Lane Bryant store in Tinley Park, Illinois; in an apparent botched robbery attempt, (the case remains unsolved).
  59. 2011 Wednesday: Egypt announces it will partially restore use of the Internet, which it had clamped down on five days earlier due to rising street protests.
  60. 2012 Thursday: In Kuwait, citizens go to the polls for parliamentary elections.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms beg for help from the government of South Sudan to free 29 of its citizens being held hostage by rebels and criminals.
  61. 2013 Saturday: In a speech directed at Japan’s Self-Defense Forces, the prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, vows to defend the Senkaku Islands.
  62. 2014 Sunday: Super Bowl XLVIII takes place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey; the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos 43-8, a historic win for the Seahawks, who have not won a major championship in 30 years.
  63. 2015 Monday:  The four remaining original copies of the Magna Carta go on display at the British Library in London; access is limited to scholars and to 1,215 viewers from all over the world whom a lottery selected.
  64. 2016 Tuesday: The government of Honduras declares a state of emergency as more than 3,500 people have the Zika virus.  Elsewhere, European Union and U.S. negotiators hash out a deal with which to protect data transfers across the North Atlantic by companies such as Amazon.com and Google as well as forcing such entities to protect the privacy of the information.
  65. 2017 Thursday: As the battle to vilify President Donald J. Trump continues, the Washington Post prints a story in which it claims the 45th president berated Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.  The Post reports that Mr. Trump called it ‘the worst call ever’ and expressed his unhappiness over a refugee resettlement deal struck between the Aussies and the Obama regime.  From the very start, legions of spies, leakers, and peeping toms were spying on the new president so they could either frame him for crimes he did not commit or to embarrass him.  Skunks.
  66. 2018 Friday: At the sentencing hearing in Michigan for former sports doctor Larry Nassar, a distraught father of three girls who’d been sexually abused by this POS attempted to attack Nassar before sheriff’s deputies tackled him and hauled him out of court.  Randall Margraves later apologized; the judge said there was “no way” she would fine him or send him to jail for trying to attack Dr. Nassar.  Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 650 points as the stock market completed its worst week in two years amid fears of inflation and disappointing quarterly results from technology and energy giants.
  67. 2019 Saturday: In socialism-ravaged Venezuela, hundreds of thousands of citizens take to the streets protesting their government’s thuggery.  Venezuelan Air Force General Francisco Yanez becomes the first supporter of opposition leader Juan Guiado and denounces the dictatorship of illegitimate leader Nicolas Maduro.   Regarding the crisis in Venezuela, Vice President Mike Pence informs a crowd at a rally in Florida that the time for dialogue is over and that all options are on the table.  Elsewhere, Virginia Governor Ralph “Blackface” Northam says he’s not going to reside because he does not believe that the photos on his college yearbook page depicting him either as a member of the KKK or dressed in blackface are ‘him’ yet there they are- on HIS page.
  68. 2020 Sunday: Today in Super Bowl LIV, the Kansas City Chiefs face off against the San Francisco 49ers.  In a hard-fought game, the Kansas City Chiefs under Coach Andy Reid and quarterback Patrick Mahomes beat Coach Kyle Shanahan and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo by a final score of 31-20.   We predicted early on that the 49ers and the New England Patriots would meet in Super Bowl LIV, but the playoffs saw us half-right.  Pats out in the Wild Card round and instead of the 49ers winning the big prize, the Chiefs won their second overall championship and their first in 50 years.  Wow.  Patrick Mahomes is the MVP.  Congratulations to him, the youngest player to ever win the award in a Super Bowl.
  69. 2020 Sunday A: The Philippines reports the first COVID-19-caused death outside the Chi-Com mainland.  This person was a tourist from the People’s Republic of China.  The government is considering closing its borders to the Chi-Coms which is precisely what New Zealand does- no visitors from communist China.  Elsewhere, Saudi Arabia hosting the upcoming Organization of Islamic Cooperation meeting in Jeddah bans the Iranians from attending which of course leads them to become angry and begin making threats.  Such is their M.O.
  70. 2021 Tuesday: Although we have reported this before, Sandy Cortez, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Baby Evita, aka AOC, must be feeling her oats, folks as once again, we hear rumors that the little skank might primary Senate Majority Leader Charles “Prune Face” Schumer next year.  We suspect that for her, that is the fastest way to be discovered moldering in a landfill.  She also says the Antifa-led Capitol Hill Riots of January 6, 2021, terrified her as she cowered in her bathroom within the building because she is the ‘victim of sexual abuse or assault.’  Honey, most women are- especially those who work in the professional food service industry (as are occasionally young men)- over the course of their lifetimes so grow up, shut up, and move on.  As for challenging “Prune Face,” you must really be sure of yourself.  This is a fight we want to see.  Meanwhile, Congressman Tim Ryan, D-OH, is considering running for outgoing Senator Rob Portman’s seat next year.  We suspect this imbecile has gone as far as he can go.  
  71. 2021 Tuesday A:  President Joe Biden is considering nominating another Obama-Biden alum, former Chicago Mayor Rahm “Dead Fish” Emanuel for ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.  Next, after meeting with 10 GOP moderates and RINOs yesterday in the White House, President Biden was unmoved by their pleas for targeted, less expensive COVID-19 relief measures and is pushing forward with his $1.9 trillion stimulus bill.  There you go, Republicans, Democrats could give a f**k what YOU ask for or say.   Elsewhere, the Daily Beast reports that White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki wants questions of reporters in advance.   Meanwhile, Kansas City, Missouri, Catholic Archbishop Joseph Naumann says that ‘Joe Biden’s soul is in jeopardy.’  Archbishop Naumann, there was a time when the Catholic Church would excommunicate monarchs and kings so where is Pope Francis and why is he not excommunicating this abortion-pushing POS who’s in the White House now?  Enough is enough!  Excommunicate every member of the PRO-DEATH MOVEMENT NOW.
  72. 2020 Tuesday B: As fallout from the now-discredited ‘Lincoln Project’ and founding member John Weaver’s giving young men jobs in exchange for kinky sex around the clock, people are laughing at this collective group of losers who sought to destroy Donald Trump while self-enriching themselves at the same time.  We hear that John Conway allegedly was engaged in the same criminal behavior as his close buddy, John Weaver.  What a bunch of scumbags.  Allegedly!   Elsewhere, 2 FBI agents are dead, three others wounded, and a suspect dead, too, following an early morning shootout in Ft. Lauderdale’s Sunrise suburb today.  The federal agents arrived at a home in the well-to-do neighborhood to serve a federal warrant in a child abuse case.  Meanwhile, Dr. Anthony “Full of Crap” Fauci says everyone might now need to wear ‘two masks’ if we are going to combat the rampaging Chi-Vi.  Uh, Dr. Fauci, approximately one year ago, YOU said masks don’t do any good with viruses.  We guess you must be heavily invested in companies manufacturing PPE gear.   Finally, famed actor Hal Holbrook dies at age 95.  God bless you, Hal.
  73. 2021 Tuesday C: New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo who is under much fire now over his criminal mishandling of the Chinese Virus within the Empire State is going to meet with other governors with President Joe Biden in the White House today, ostensibly to beg for bailouts.  Speaking of COVID-19, former White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney says, Joe Biden is ‘extraordinarily weak’ and that he ‘cannot get a Wuhan Virus relief bill.’  Meanwhile, Democrats are now pushing so-called ‘Baby Bonds’ where America’s children (which most likely means offspring of illegal aliens, too) will be given a ‘grubstake’ in life with a bond of $46,000 at birth.   (Note- the best gift to all America’s young people is to deport EVERY illegal alien from the country which will open more jobs at higher pay as well as bring down costs, most notably in housing and in medicine for all Americans.  Countries that defend their borders and thus their citizens have higher standards of living than those that become garbage dumps).   
  74. 2021 Tuesday D: We now learn that the Durham probe most likely will not lead to the prosecutions of anyone involved in the scandalous Trump-Russia Collusion scam.  What a shame.  People like James Comey, knuckle-dragging John Brennan, James Clapper, Sally Yates, and far too many more from the Obama administration are going to get a full pass.  Next, the White House faces criticism over seeking briefing questions in advance, folks, simply unheard of, yet that is what we learn.  It would be great if the White House could find someone blessed with a higher IQ than stuttering and stammering and um-umming Jen Psaki.  In nearly two weeks, she has demonstrated to millions of Americans that she is as fit for the job as is President Joe Biden.  Speaking of dangers for the United States, a new report says that the Chi-Coms have stolen the information of 80-percent of U.S. citizens.  Hell, the sons of bitches are trying to steal our biodata, too.  Time to give them a black eye and a bloody nose.  Chi-Com scum.
  75. 2021 Tuesday E: The U.S. Senate confirms Mayor Pete Buttigieg as the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation.  Next, President Joe Biden signs three more executive orders today, all three dealing with Trump era immigration policies.   One order will be to address the flow of illegals from Central America to the United States while another will end Trump’s restrictions on the numbers of green cards handed out to illegals.  Another will officially establish a commission to reunite families and to end family separations at the border.  Elsewhere, Newsmax reports that California crackpot Congresswoman “Gasoline Maxine” Waters has given her daughter more than $1 million of campaign funds.   (Note- the name “Gasoline Maxine” comes from the GOP opponent she faced in November 2020, U.S. military veteran Joe Collins).  Meanwhile, in a move that is angering millions of Republicans, already unpopular Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, is blasting House Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA, while defending highly disliked Congresswoman Liz Cheney, R-WY.  As long as Mitch remains in power, millions of Republicans are choosing NOT to donate their dwindling dollars to this dinosaur party.  Good going there, Mitch.
  76. 2021 Tuesday F: Here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 103,572,661 confirmed cases, +482,437, 2,243,638, confirmed deaths, +12,809, and 57,502,710 confirmed recoveries, +342,692.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 26,524,218 confirmed cases, up 83,699 from yesterday’s reporting, 447,715 confirmed deaths, UP 1,448, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries with NO UPDATES NOW in seven days.  This tells us the Biden administration does not want them reported. 
  77. 2021 Tuesday G: 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: 3,341,197 confirmed cases, 41,344 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 26,070 confirmed cases, 410 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 317,703 confirmed cases, 4,404 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: Texas: currently, they have 2,415,490 confirmed cases, 37,405 confirmed deaths, and 1,993,705 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 652,246 confirmed cases, 4,816 confirmed deaths, and 573,208 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other country- India: they have 10,778,031 confirmed cases of the Beijing Bug, 154,629 confirmed deaths, and 10,461,230 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden says next week, retail pharmacies will begin giving Chi-Vi immunizations.    In the Empire State, Andrew “Killer” Cuomo underreported the deaths of senior citizens in nursing homes by a much as 50-percent.  Health officials in New York City and across his state are resigning in disgust over this POS criminal mishandling of the Kung Flu crisis.
  78. 2021 Tuesday H:  Here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 30,687.48 UP 475.57 points (+1.57%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,612.78, UP 209.38 points (+1.56%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,826.31, UP 52.45 points (+1.39%).  The price of GOLD is $1,837.60 per troy oz., +4.20 (+0.23%) while the price of SILVER is $26.66 per troy ounce, +0.258 (+0.98%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,100.70 per troy oz, +4.70 (+0.43%) while the price of COPPER is $3.52 per pound, -0.002 (-0.06%).  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,241.70 per troy oz, +33.30 (+1.51%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $55.04 per barrel, +0.28 (+0.51%).  Currently, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chi-Com yuan.   Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Iranian Rial equals 42,000.00 (same as last week).  That’s what a terrorism-based economy gets you.  Next, here is the conversion for one U.S. dollar and Bitcoin: 0.000028.
  79. 2021 Tuesday I: The Chi-Com foreign ministry is excited about ‘working with the Joe Biden administration moving forward’ but according to Beijing, the U.S. ‘must respect the One-China Policy in which the Chi-Coms are the legitimate government of Taiwan and that any talk of Taiwan becoming an independent country or of receiving diplomatic recognition from the U.S. as free and independent is wrong and cannot happen.’  President Donald J. Trump was extremely friendly with Taipei, and we believe that IF the world does not recognize Taiwan as its own country, then the Two-China Policy must be restored, and Taiwan must return to being the ONLY China in the U.N. and on the U.N. Security Council.  Of course, this won’t win us any friends in mainland China but hey- it is what it is.   We know they love ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden.  Why wouldn’t they?  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, we now know they used SolarWinds as an entry point to hack into the U.S. government’s payroll system via the implantation of spyware in the system.  Wow.  What will “Pro-China Joe” do about this?
  80. 2021 Tuesday J: The U.S. Senate confirmed Alejandro Mayorkas as the next head of the Department of Homeland Security.  Speaking of his confirmation, Senator Josh Hawley, R-MO, has voted “NO” on six of Joe Biden’s Cabinet picks.   Meanwhile, Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida has declared WAR on the BIG TECH CARTEL within the borders of his state.  Go for it!  Elsewhere, it appears that slow-witted bumbling and stumbling White House press secretary Jen Psaki dismissed the validity of the U.S. Space Force in a White House press conference.   Congressman Mike Rogers of Alabama demanded an immediate apology from the lackluster spokesperson for feeble old Joe Biden.  You won’t get it, congressman.  Speaking of losers, 10 counties in Wyoming have now voted to censure the state’s sole member of the House, Congresswoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming. 
  81. 2021 Tuesday K: A Moscow (kangaroo) court sentences Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to more than two years in prison on purported ‘embezzlement” and ‘corruption charges.’  Currently the Russian government has arrested between 5,000 and 10,000 pro-Navalny protesters, many of whom are still in jail while thousands more are out in the streets demanding his release and an end to Vladimir Putin.   Russia has dismissed E.U. and U.S. criticisms over their handling of Navalny and warns them of ‘interfering in its domestic affairs.’  Elsewhere, former Texas governor and secretary of energy Rick Perry blasts ‘global climate czar’ John F. Kerry for the trail of emissions his private jet leaves around the world.   Speaking of losers like Mr. Kerry, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom’s approval numbers continue falling.  Californians expect that Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s nephew will be removed from office next month.   Regarding the House speaker, she is beefing up security for her fellow Democrat House members when they travel.
  82. 2021 Tuesday L: Here are the results for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1630 with a jackpot of $42 million: 13, 37, 38, 40, 67, and Mega 10.  Out of 77,680 winning tickets, the highest winners in California were FOUR people who had FOUR plus the MEGA for a prize of $8,746 apiece.
  83. 2021 Tuesday M: As Democrats continue preparing for their kangaroo impeachment court on Monday, February 8, the one in which, they seek to remove a president already out of office, the Trump legal team says their client was merely expressing his First Amendment rights.  No where did he or anyone in his administration call for violence whereas most every elected Democrat has either cheered violence on or has bailed out violent mob members and put them back onto the streets.   Speaking of human fecal matter, it has become apparent that Iran is working hard underground in their development of nuclear materials with which to make bombs and fast.  Time for someone to nuke the living hell out of these Iranian scumbags.   Meanwhile, the once-proud Pentagon is purging members of its defense policy board who were Trump appointees.  It is beginning to appear that we do have a shadow military junta in this country. 
  84. 2021 Tuesday N: Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary David Pekoske steps down from office on this date.  A member of no professed political party, Pekoske served under President Joe Biden from January 20, 2021, until today.  His replacement- the 7th U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas- assumed his position on this date and is still serving under the 46th president.
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This artwork is #0729 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sea Foam.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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

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

[iii] We began promoting the music of the Steve Miller Band beginning on Wednesday, 27-July-2011 through Wednesday, 24-August-2011 and then did a second stint on Sunday, 20-April-2014.  We hope you will check the music of this amazing San Francisco, California, acid-rock blues band.

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

[v] We look forward to promoting the music of Aerosmith one day.  We hope within the next 8-10 years.  Remain vigilant.

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GG. 1954 Sunday: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu has ended. Some portions of the camp without contact with the others continued to fight until overrun by the enemy. The French Foreign Legionnaires holding Isabelle tried to make a breakout but the going was slow, the resistance great, and so Colonel Lalandé told his remaining troops to lay down their arms. The fight was over.

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129. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MAY 09, 2021:

DAY ONE-HUNDRED-AND-TEN OF THE BIDEN REGIME

Mother’s Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Trimble; U.S. Attorneys General Hugh S. Legaré, Francis Biddle, and John Ashcroft; U.S. Treasury Secretary William J. Duane; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary William Jones; Nazi Party Youth Leader Baldur Von Schirach; Billy Joel, the Buffalo Springfield featuring Richie Furay and Cheap Trick featuring Tom Petersson:

  1. 1502 Friday: Christopher Columbus left Spain on his fourth and final trip to the New World.
  2. 1671 Saturday: Thomas “Captain” Blood stole the crown jewels from the Tower of London.  
  3. 1712 Monday: The Carolina Colony officially divided into two entities on this date- North Carolina and South Carolina.
  4. 1753 Wednesday: French King Louis XV disbands the Parliament.
  5. 1754 Thursday: A political cartoon in Benjamin Franklin’s Pennsylvania Gazette depicted a snake cut into eight pieces, each pieced representing a part of the American colonies; the caption read, “JOIN or DIE.”
  6. 1780 Tuesday: In Clonmel, Ireland, future 11th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury William J. Duane is born.  A future Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he would serve under President Andrew Jackson from 05-29-1833 to 09-22-1833.
  7. 1785 Monday: British inventor Joseph Bramah patents the beer pump handle.
  8. 1788 Friday: The British Parliament accepts the abolition of the slave trade.
  9. 1813 Sunday: Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary William Jones assumed his position on today’s date.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from today until February 08, 1814.
  10. 1826 Tuesday: The 20th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Robert Trimble assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, President John Quincy Adams nominated Trimble to fill the seat of Associate Justice Thomas Todd.  Trimble served from today until August 25, 1828.
  11. 1842 Monday: The 16th U.S. Attorney General Hugh S. Legaré assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President John Tyler from 09-13-1841 to 06-20-1843 / then U.S. Acting Secretary of State under President John Tyler from 05-09-1843 to 06-20-1843.
  12. 1862 Friday: The U.S. Naval Academy relocates from Annapolis, Maryland, to Newport, Rhode Island, due to the outbreak of hostilities. 
  13. 1868 Saturday: City Leaders found the city of Reno, Nevada.
  14. 1883 Wednesday: Spanish philosopher Jose Ortega y Gasset was born in Madrid.
  15. 1886 Sunday: In Paris, France, future 58th U.S. Attorney General Francis Biddle is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under Presidents Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman from 08-26-1941 to 06-26-1945.
  16. 1887 Monday: Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show opens in London, England.
  17. 1904 Monday: The Great Western Railway No. 3440 steam locomotive City of Truro becomes the first steam engine to exceed 100 mph by doing so on this date.
  18. 1907 Thursday: Future Nazi Party Youth Leader Baldur Von Schirach who served in the post from 1931 to 1940 and one of the few Nazis to survive World War II, is born on this date.
  19. 1913 Friday: The 17th Amendment provides for the election of senators by direct vote.
  20. 1914 Saturday: President Woodrow Wilson, acting on a joint congressional resolution, signed a proclamation designating the second Sunday in May as ‘Mother’s Day.’
  21. 1926 Sunday: Americans Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett supposedly became the first men to fly over the North Pole.  However, U.S. scholars announced in 1996 that their examination of Byrd’s recently discovered flight diary suggested that he had turned back 150 miles short of his goal.
  22. 1930 Friday: Horseracing enthusiasts used a starting gate to start a Triple Crown race for the first time.
  23. 1936 Saturday: Italy completes its annexation of Ethiopia.  Elsewhere, the first sheet of postage stamps of more than one variety went on sale in New York City on this date.
  24. 1939 Tuesday: The Catholic Church beatifies its first Native American, Kateri Tekakwitha.
  25. 1941 Friday: Britain’s Royal Navy captured the German submarine U-110 on the high seas.
  26. 1942 Saturday: In Chicago, Illinois, future 79th U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft is born.  A future Republican, Ashcroft would serve under President George W. Bush from 02-02-2001 to 02-03-2005.
  27. 1943 Sunday: The 5th German Panzer Army surrenders in Tunisia to the Allies, ending the Afrika Korps.
  28. 1944 Tuesday: The Red Army captures Sebastopol from the Nazis.  Meanwhile, Richie Furay, guitarist and vocalist with the celebrated Los Angeles rock band, the Buffalo Springfield[i] and later with Poco is born in Yellow Springs, Ohio, on this date. 
  29. 1945 Wednesday: U.S. officials announced that with the end of the war in Europe, the federal government was going to lift a midnight curfew on entertainment immediately.  Meanwhile, the Soviet Union holds a victory celebration in Red Square in honor of the defeat of Nazi Germany as its forces liberate Czechoslovakia from Axis remnants.  
  30. 1949 Monday: Billy Joel[ii], the “Piano Man,” was born in the Bronx, New York. 
  31. 1950 Tuesday: Future bassist with the American rock band, Cheap Trick[iii], Tom Petersson, is born in Rockford, Illinois, on this date.
  32. 1951 Wednesday: The U.S. conducted its first thermonuclear experiment as part of Operation Greenhouse by detonating a 225-kiloton device on Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific nicknamed “George.”  Meanwhile, in North Korea, UN Forces begin attacking the bridges on the Yalu River.
  33. 1954 Sunday: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu has ended.  Some portions of the camp without contact with the others continued to fight until overrun by the enemy.  The French Foreign Legionnaires holding Isabelle tried to make a breakout but the going was slow, the resistance great, and so Colonel Lalandé told his remaining troops to lay down their arms.  The fight was over.  Late in the day, a lone French warplane flew over the camp and without any radio contact from the ground, his superiors told him to return to Hanoi.  The great battle was now over.[iv]   The battle had lasted 55 days.  Brave soldiers on both sides fought and died, each for their own cause.  French troops were shocked at the young ages of some of their captors.  Vietnam had truly bled itself dry fighting to win this victory.
  34. 1955 Monday: The German Federal Republic (West Germany) joins NATO.
  35. 1956 Wednesday: A War Reparations and Peace Settlement between the Philippines and Japan finally receive its signatures from the dignitaries who debated it.
  36. 1958 Friday: Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” starring Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak hits movie theaters nationwide.
  37. 1960 Monday: The U. S. Food and Drug Administration approved for sale an oral birth-control pill for the first time in history.
  38. 1961 Tuesday: In a speech to the National Association of Broadcasters, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Newton N. Minnow decried most of television programming as a “vast wasteland.”
  39. 1962 Wednesday: Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology succeeded in reflecting a laser beam off the surface of the moon.   
  40. 1966 Monday: A. F. Brimmer becomes the first black member of the Federal Reserve Board.
  41. 1970 Saturday: President Richard M. Nixon made a surprise and impromptu pre-dawn visit to the Lincoln Memorial where he spoke with a group of anti-war protesters who had been resting on the steps of the memorial after protests against the Vietnam War as well as the Kent State shootings.
  42. 1974 Thursday: The House Judiciary Committee begins hearings on the possible impeachment of President Richard M. Nixon.
  43. 1977 Monday: Patricia Hearst completes her prison sentence for having robbed a bank with the Symbionese Liberation Army.
  44. 1978 Tuesday: Law enforcement authorities discovered the bullet-riddled body of former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro in an automobile in Rome.  The Red Brigades were the dirty scumbags who abducted him and murdered him.
  45. 1979 Wednesday: The U.S. and the USSR sign the SALT II, which limited nuclear weapons.
  46. 1980 Friday: The slasher horror film “Friday the 13th” hits movie theaters nationwide on this date.  Elsewhere, 35 people lost their lives when a freighter rammed the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay in Florida, causing a 1,400-foot section of the southbound span to collapse.
  47. 1989 Tuesday: Vice President Dan Quayle says in a United Negro College Fund speech “What a waste it is to lose one’s mind” instead of “a mind is a terrible thing to waste.”
  48. 1992 Saturday: Salem Village Witchcraft Victims’ Memorial undergoes dedication in Danvers (formally Salem Village) to mark 300th anniversary of the witch trials.
  49. 1994 Monday: South Africa’s newly elected parliament chose Nelson Mandela to be the country’s first black president.
  50. 1995 Tuesday: Kinshasa, Zaire, declares quarantine due to an outbreak of the Ebola virus.
  51. 1999 Saturday: During a bombing of Belgrade, during the Serbian War, a NATO fighter-bomber hits the Chinese Embassy in error, killing four and causing major protests across China.
  52. 2002 Thursday: The 38-day standoff in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem ends when the Palestinians agree to have 13-suspected militants among them deported to several different countries.   Meanwhile, at a holiday parade in the Russian city of Kaspiysk, a terrorist bomb goes off killing 43 and injuring at least another 130.  Sounds like the work of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.
  53. 2008 Friday: The price of crude oil hits an astounding $125.98 per barrel.  This is not good for the economies of the world.  Meanwhile, Hezbollah continues a powerplay in Lebanon in general and in Beirut in particular as they continue battling with government forces.
  54. 2009 Saturday: In Chad, Chadian forces defeat a large column of advancing rebel forces.  Meanwhile, Pakistani troops in Swat have a good day killing terrorists by notching up a total of 55 dead and numerous others injured and driven into retreat.
  55. 2010 Sunday: Somali pirates take to the high seas once again and capture a German oil tanker plying the waters off East Africa.  Seems like it’s getting about time to go in there and crucify these scumbags the way Caesar did pirates in the Mediterranean when he was a young man.  How about the modern equivalent?  Let’s use neutron bombs on these bastards.
  56. 2011 Monday: Pakistani Prime Minister Yousef Raza Gillani launches an investigation to determine how Osama bin Laden lived undetected in Abbottabad.  (Editor’s note- we all know the truth of the matter; the Pakistani government gave him refuge).  Meanwhile, the Chi-Com Yuan reaches its highest level next to the U.S. dollar.  A decade from now, they will be surpassing us.
  57. 2012 Wednesday: After reaching a political compromise that ends her hunger strike, prison officials move Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Timoshenko to a hospital for monitoring.  Elsewhere, President Barack Hussein Obama[v] officially states his support for same-sex marriage—he ‘evolved.’
  58. 2013 Thursday: A report reveals that hackers using fraudulent ATM cards in February 2013 stole $45 million from across the globe.  Elsewhere, on the Indonesian island of Java, law enforcement thwarts a plot in which terrorists were planning on blowing up the Sri Lankan embassy killing at least seven of the scumbags.
  59. 2014 Friday: For the first time since annexing the Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the region on the holiday commemorating the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany.  Who will stop this murderous POS?  Meanwhile, the South Korean military announces that three drones that penetrated its airspace came from North Korea.
  60. 2015 Saturday: After a period of 42 days with NO new Ebola cases, which is twice the normal quarantine rate, the UN Health Organization declares the outbreak of the dreaded virus in the African nation of Liberia to be at an end.  During the outbreak, about 4,700 people died from the horrendous disease.   Elsewhere, the North Koreans claim to have successfully test-fired a missile from a submarine.
  61. 2016 Monday: London Mayor Boris Johnson resigns from office and Muslim Sadiq Khan takes his place, becoming the first Muslim mayor of a major Western city.   Elsewhere, in Baquba, Iraq, a ISIS car bombing claims the lives of 50 poor souls while injuring another 54 or so.  What the hell is wrong with these people?  Animals. 
  62. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump abruptly fired worthless FBI Director James Comey, ousting the nation’s top law enforcement official in the midst of an FBI investigation into whether Trump’s campaign had ties to Russia’s meddling in the election that sent him to the White House.  Two years later, it appears that Comey was involved in a scheme the Democrats and the Deep State engineered first to prevent the election of Trump and then to remove him via a coup.  We are awaiting Comey to be charged along with James Clapper, John Brennan, Sally Yates, Peter Strzok and his girlfriend Lisa Page, and numerous other scumbags involved in this ever-evolving crime.  Meanwhile, Governor Ahok of Jakarta, a Christian, is given a two-year sentence for ‘blasphemy’ seeing as how Indonesia is a predominantly Muslim nation.
  63. 2018 Wednesday: According to On This Day, the Supreme Court of India has some major criticism for the government department responsible for archaeological preservation because they did little to nothing to prevent the discoloration of the iconic Taj Mahal- the only ‘wonder’ left of the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’- as well as the build-up of green slime in the historic site.  Meanwhile, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and the Iranian people go ballistic after President Trump declares the U.S. is pulling out of the multinational nuclear deal signed during the Obama administration.  Screw ‘em!
  64. 2019 Thursday: Off the coast of Tunisia, a boatload of migrants fleeing Libya capsizes, drowning at least 65 of the passengers, according to the United Nations.  The best way to avoid mishaps such as this is migrants: stay where you are.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Navy seizes a North Korean freighter in the East China Sea, loaded with coal for Indonesia which is against the sanctions imposed upon the former for its nuclear programs and weapons tests.  
  65. 2020 Saturday: Around the world, the “Chinese Curse,” aka COVID-19, aka the “Chinese Virus,” aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka the Wuhan Flu, aka the Kung Flu, continues claiming lives and destroying economies and yet, communist China protests anyone calling it the “Chinese Virus,” which it is so Beijing, STFU.  Confirmed cases around the world stand at 4,004,224, confirmed deaths stand at 277,860, and confirmed recoveries at 1,348,288.  In the United States, confirmed cases are 1,138,643, confirmed deaths are 79,373, and confirmed recoveries are 189,912 (which is an incomplete number as the liberal states tend to keep this statistic close to their vests so they can continue this unconstitutional lockdown order a la Michigan and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.   California acknowledges 64,532 confirmed cases and confirmed deaths at 2,630 BUT NO NUMBER of confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, Hawaii claims 629 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 548 confirmed recoveries.  Up in Washington state where one of our colleagues lives, works, and writes, the number of confirmed cases is 16,388 with confirmed deaths at 905.  Sadly, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t release the numbers of confirmed recoveries.   Moving on to communist China, Beijing continues to wail they have 88,423 (same number) confirmed cases what with 4,633 confirmed deaths and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  My, my, my, why continue to lie, People’s Republic of China?  
  66. 2021 Sunday: Stick around and find out along with us…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0459 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Distant View.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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The next album released by Badfinger was “Wish You Were Here,” which came out on November 15, 1974 and is considered by many to be among the band’s best works.  The lineup featured the same quartet- Pete Ham (lead and backing vocals, lead guitar, and keyboards), Tom Evans (lead and backing vocals, bass guitar), Joey Molland (rhythm and lead guitars, lead and backing vocals), and Mike Gibbins (drums and percussion, backing and lead vocals)- and had there not been troubles between Warner Bros. and the band’s publishing company, it might have had an opportunity to shine.  However, after several weeks on the shelves of record stores, the legal squabbles caused the management at Warner Bros. to yank it from sale.  Lucky people would be able to find it and then years later, expanded versions would become available and would become extremely popular with fans.  We hope you will seek this one out and give it a good shot at becoming a regular portion of your song lists.  Check it out.

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

[ii] We sure hope to present the music of Billy Joel one day.  Remain vigilant.  Thank you.

[iii] When we return to promoting American bands, Cheap Trick will be towards the top so please stay alert.  You won’t want to miss them.

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

[v] Speculation exists that Obama is gay because many of the people he put around him while in office were gays and some say during his university days he had a gay affair.  No one truly knows but he sure did a heck of a lot of stuff for the LGBTQIA+ movement.

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