174. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2022

2021 Wednesday M: Political News I- Twenty-two GOP state attorneys general are fighting to protect the Hyde Amendment from rampaging Democrats who want to blacken everyone’s soul by using taxpayer dollars to fund the PRO-DEATH MOVEMENT. God bless them.

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174. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren E. Burger; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas; U.S. Attorney General William P. Rodgers; U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan; U.S. Secretary of State William P. Rodgers; U.S. Treasury Secretary Fred M. Vinson; U.S. Secretaries of War William Wilkins and George W. McCrary; the Atlanta Rhythm Section featuring Paul Goddard, the Beatles featuring Stuart Sutcliffe, the Grateful Dead featuring Robert Hunter, the Kinks featuring Peter Quaife, and “My Sharona” by the Knack:

  1. 930 Friday: The oldest parliament in the world, Iceland, forms on this date.
  2. 964 Saturday: The reign of the 131st Roman Catholic Pope Benedict V ends on this date and that of his successor, Pope Leo VIII begins.  Benedict first became pontiff on May 22, 964 and guided his Holy Flock from then until today.  His successor, Leo VIII, would continue from today until March 01, 965.
  3. 1314 Saturday: In the First War of Scottish Independence, the Battle of Bannockburn—south of Stirling—commences.
  4. 1611 Thursday: The mutinous crew of Henry Hudson’s fourth voyage sets Hudson, his son and seven loyal crewmembers adrift in a boat in what is now Hudson Bay—no one ever heard from them again.
  5. 1713 Friday: The French residents of Acadia are given one year to declare allegiance to Britain or leave Nova Scotia.
  6. 1724 Friday: Russia and Turkey sign the Treaty of Constantinople ending the conflict between them and giving Russia the right to protect Christians on pilgrimage to the Holy sites of the Middle East.
  7. 1757 Thursday: Forces of the East India Company led by Robert Clive won the Battle of Plassey, which effectively marked the beginning of the British Colonial rule in India.
  8. 1776 Sunday: The final draft of the Declaration of Independence is submitted to the Continental Congress.
  9. 1794 Monday: Catherine the Great permits Jews to settle in Kiev in the Ukraine.
  10. 1812 Tuesday: Britain, unaware that America had declared war against it five days earlier, rescinded its policy on neutral shipping, a major issue of contention between the two countries.
  11. 1821 Saturday: Dutch troops break down the final resistance at Palembang, Indonesia.
  12. 1836 Thursday: Congress approved the Deposit Act, which contained a provision for turning over surplus federal revenue to the states. 
  13. 1860 Saturday: A congressional resolution authorized creation of the United States Government Printing Office, which opened the following year.  The U.S. Secret Service forms on this date.
  14. 1865 Friday: At Fort Towson, Oklahoma Territory, General Stand Waite—who was also a Cherokee chief—surrenders the last sizable Confederate Army to the Union troops.  Meanwhile, the 19th U.S. Secretary of War William Wilkins died.  A Jacksonian Democrat, he Served under President John Tyler from February 15, 1844, to March 04, 1845.
  15. 1868 Tuesday: Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for an invention he called the ‘Type-Writer.’  It featured a QWERTY keyboard and was the first commercially successful typewriter.
  16. 1888 Saturday: Abolitionist Frederick Douglass received one vote from the Kentucky delegation at the Republican convention in Chicago, Illinois, effectively making him the first black candidate to have his name placed in nomination for U.S. president; however, the nomination went to Benjamin Harrison.
  17. 1890 Monday: In St. Joseph, Mo., former 33rd U.S. Secretary of War George McCrary dies.  A Republican, he served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, to December 09, 1879.
  18. 1892 Thursday: The Democratic National Convention in Chicago nominated former President Grover Cleveland on the first ballot.
  19. 1904 Thursday: President Theodore Roosevelt was nominated for a second term of office at the Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.
  20. 1913 Monday: In Norfolk, N.Y., future 55th U.S. Secretary of State William P. Rodgers is born.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from January 22, 1969, to September 03, 1973.  Rodgers would also serve the nation as its 63rd U.S. attorney general doing so under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from October 23, 1957, to January 20, 1961, and then would become secretary of state.
  21. 1926 Wednesday: The College Board administers the first SAT exam.
  22. 1931 Tuesday: Aviators Wiley Post and Harold Gatty took off from New York on a round-the-world flight that lasted eight days and 15 hours.
  23. 1934 Saturday: After defeating the neighboring nation of Albania, Fascist Italy asserted its right to colonize the Balkan country.  The Albanians are backwards so Italian tutelage might benefit them.  Hail, Il Duce!
  24. 1938 Thursday: The Civil Aeronautics Authority was established.
  25. 1940 Sunday: Nazi leader Adolf Hitler tours newly conquered Paris in occupied France.  Elsewhere, Stuart Sutcliffe, future bassist with the EARLY Beatles[i], is born in Edinburgh, Scotland on this date.  When he died at age 21, Paul McCartney would move from guitar to bass.  
  26. 1941 Monday: Famed lyricist for the Grateful Dead[ii], Robert Hunter, was born on this date in Arroyo Grande, California.   Over the course of his lengthy career, Hunter would pen the lyrics to some of the greatest tunes in rock-and-roll history.  “Box of Rain,” “Friend of the Devil,” “Sugar Magnolia,” “Casey Jones,” “Cumberland Mine,” and “Dupree’s Diamond Blues.”  Add to that tunes like “Eyes of the World,” “Jack Straw,” “Tennessee Jed,” “Easy Wind,” you name it, he wrote it, and man do we love these amazing tunes.
  27. 1942 Tuesday: The first selections for the gas chambers at Auschwitz take place on a train loaded with Jews from Paris.
  28. 1944 Friday: During World War II, the RAF discovers where Werner von Braun’s V1-V2 rocket base is located at Peenemunde; soon, they will begin bombing it.
  29. 1945 Saturday: Future member of the Atlanta Rhythm Section[iii]–Paul Goddard (bass/backing vocals 1971-1983 / 2011-2014)—is born on this date.  During the early 1970s and into the mid-1970s, ARS would rule the airwaves with a string of classic hits and better yet, are still performing into the 2020s.
  30. 1946 Sunday: The 53rd U.S. Treasury Secretary Fred M. Vinson stepped down from office on this date in preparation for moving up to the United States Supreme Court.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from July 23, 1945, until today.
  31. 1947 Monday: The Senate joined the House in overriding President Harry S. Truman’s veto of the Taft-Hartley Act, designed to limit the power of organized labor.
  32. 1948 Wednesday: Future conservative and 106th justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas, is born in Savannah, Georgia.   President George H.W. Bush nominated him to fill the seat of Justice Thurgood Marshall.  He began serving on the high court on October 23, 1991, and is still there, much to the anger and hate of America’s liberals.
  33. 1950 Friday: Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501, a DC-4, crashed into Lake Michigan with the loss of all 58 people aboard her.
  34. 1952 Monday: The U.S. Air Force bombed power plants on the Yalu River, North Korea, during the Korean War.
  35. 1956 Saturday: Gamal Abdel Nasser was elected president of Egypt.
  36. 1964 Tuesday: Following the resignation of Henry Cabot Lodge as the U.S. envoy to Vietnam, the Johnson administration sent Maxwell Taylor to take his place.
  37. 1966 Thursday: Law enforcement officers in Democrat-controlled Mississippi dispersed civil rights marchers using tear gas to accomplish their means.
  38. 1967 Friday: President Lyndon B. Johnson and Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin held the first of two meetings at Glassboro State College in New Jersey.
  39. 1968 Sunday: A syndicated newspaper column by Joseph Kraft coined the term, “Middle America.”
  40. 1969 Monday: The 97th overall justice and 15th Chief Justice Warren E. Burger was sworn in by the man he was succeeding, Earl Warren (88th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and the 14th chief justice).  Meanwhile, in the 8th round of their heavyweight title fight, “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier scores a RTD over Jerry Quarry at 3:00 minutes of Round 7 in a scheduled 15-round bout.  Frazier retained the NYSAC heavyweight boxing title and improved his record to 24-0.  As for the “Bellflower Bomber,” his record went to 31-3-4.
  41. 1972 Friday: President Richard M. Nixon and White House chief of staff, H.R. Haldeman discussed a plan to use the CIA to obstruct the FBI’s Watergate investigation.  Revelation of the tape recording of this conversation sparked Nixon’s resignation.  President Nixon signed into law Title IX, which barred discrimination based on sex for “any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”
  42. 1979 Saturday: The rock group, the Knack[iv], release the monster hit, “My Sharona.”  The Knack would explode onto the scene, monopolize the radio waves for a few months, and then would disappear equally as quick, following the release of their second album, “But the Little Girls Understand.”  Sad but awesome.
  43. 1983 Thursday: The United States Supreme Court rules that Congress cannot veto presidential decisions.  A half century or so later, things seem a bit different.  
  44. 1985 Sunday: All 329 people aboard an Air India Boeing 747 died when the plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean near Ireland because of a bomb authorities believe was planted by Sikh separatists. 
  45. 1986 Monday: House Speaker Thomas “Tip” O’Neill refuses to allow President Ronald Reagan to address the body.  Nancy Pelosi would do this to President Donald J. Trump in 2019.  Democrats do this to Republicans but never the other way around.
  46. 1988 Thursday: James E. Hansen, a climatologist at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, told a senate panel that global warming of the earth caused by the “greenhouse effect” was a reality. 
  47. 1990 Saturday: Moldova declares independence from the collapsing Soviet Union.
  48. 1993 Wednesday: In a case that drew widespread attention, Lorena Bobbitt of Prince William County, Virginia, sexually mutilated her husband, John, after he allegedly raped her.  A jury later acquitted Mr. Bobbitt of marital sexual assault while Lorena was later acquitted by reason of insanity of malicious wounding.
  49. 1994 Thursday: South Africa reclaims its seat in the United Nations General Assembly.
  50. 1995 Friday: Dr. Jonas Salk, the medical pioneer who developed the first vaccine to halt the crippling rampage of polio, died in La Jolla, California, at the age of 80.
  51. 2003 Monday: Apple Computer Inc. unveiled the new Power Mac desktop computer on this date.
  52. 2004 Wednesday: The U.S. proposed that North Korea agree to a series of nuclear disarmament measures over a three-month period in exchange for economic benefits.
  53. 2005 Thursday: Roger Ebert received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  54. 2009 Tuesday: Hardening the U.S. reaction to Iran’s disputed elections and bloody aftermath, President Barack Obama condemned the violence against protesters and lent his strongest support yet to their accusations that the hardline victory was a fraud.  Yet, when riots broke out, Obama did nothing for the Iranian people yet managed to meddle in every other nation experiencing the “Arab Spring.”  What a guy.  Elsewhere, “Tonight Show” sidekick Ed McMahon died in Los Angeles at age 86.
  55. 2010 Wednesday: 76 are dead and hundreds missing after a train crash in a ravine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  Elsewhere, in Copenhagen, Denmark, Peter Quaife, original bassist with the British rock band, the Kinks, died from the effects of kidney illness; he was 66-years-old.   When are the remaining Kinks- Ray, Dave, and Mick going to reunite?  We are still waiting.
  56. 2011 Thursday: Japan’s Iwate Prefecture experiences a 6.7-magnitude earthquake.
  57. 2012 Saturday: As part of a build-up to the London 2012 Summer Olympics, 100,000 people attend a two-day rock festival at Hackney Marshes.  
  58. 2013 Sunday: In South Africa, former President Nelson Mandela continues receiving treatment for a severe lung infection, leaving him in critical condition.   Elsewhere, Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency contractor behind the disclosures of the U.S. government’s sweeping surveillance programs, left Hong Kong for Moscow with the stated intention of seeking asylum in Ecuador; however, Snowden ended up remaining in Moscow most likely because Vladimir Putin wanted to keep him there so he could milk him for information. 
  59. 2014 Monday: “Nymphaea,” a painting in Claude Monet’s “Water Lilies” series, is auctioned today for a price of $54 million; this is only the second-highest price paid for a Monet – another painting in the series sold in 2008 for $80.3 million at auction.
  60. 2015 Tuesday: Amazon.com joins the bandwagon against the Confederate flag following the shooting committed by Dylann Storm Roof the previous week.  Although many Americans see, the flag as part of the nation’s history—from the Civil War—many among the American people see it as a symbol of racism and want it removed.  Elsewhere, NASA’s Mars Odyssey completed its 60,000th orbit around the Red Planet.  The spacecraft entered orbit around the fourth planet from the Sun on October 23, 2001.
  61. 2016 Thursday: On this date, the people of Great Britain flock to the polls to vote in the Brexit Referendum.  The majority of Brits vote to leave the corrupt European Union which sets in motion near-constant problems among younger Brits who don’t want to go and with the EU who wants them to stay no matter what.   
  62. 2017 Friday: President Donald J. Trump signed a bill making it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire problematic employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency struggling to serve millions of military vets.
  63. 2018 Saturday: Two assassination attempts in two African countries on this date.  First, in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, an explosion occurs as President Emerson Mnangagwa speaks to the Zimbabwean people, killing at least 2 in attendance and wounds at least another 50.  Next, in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, an explosion occurs as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed speaks, killing at least two and wounds another 150.  ISIS?  Probably.  Meanwhile, in Thailand, for some reason 12 boys and their soccer coach find themselves trapped by rising floodwaters in the Tham Luong Nang Nam Cave complex.  After being discovered inside nine days later, an international rescue attempt would get underway and eventually, all of them would make it back to the surface. 
  64. 2019 Sunday: Upset Czechs, numbering around 250,000 take to the streets- not for a Black Lives Matter protest but because they are angry at the nation’s Prime Minister Andrej Babis.  The protest occurs in Letna Plain Park and is the biggest public protest since the days when the communists ruled the country.  Elsewhere, U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan stepped down from his position on this date.  A member of NO political party, he served under President Donald J. Trump from January 01,2019 until today.
  65. 2020 Tuesday: The FBI announces that the rope- not calling it a NOOSE- found in NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace’s garage has been there since last October.  Since the garage assignments were only made recently, they cast doubt on the ‘act’ being deliberate.  We will keep the readership posted.  UPDATE ON PREVIOUS STORY: HATE CRIME HOAX.  Next, the European Union says it ‘may ban Americans from visiting Europe’ over COVID-19 concerns.  Okay.  Finally, President Trump visits the southern border to celebrate more than 200 miles of new border wall going up and the fact that numbers of illegal aliens attempting to cross is down by 86-percent.  At a Students for Trump rally in Arizona, it is clear the president has loads of support.
  66. 2020 Tuesday A: The Kung Flu, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka all manner of other names, continues causing problems.  Here are today’s stats for the globe: 9,154,232 confirmed cases, 473,650 confirmed deaths, and 4,585,022 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,373,274 confirmed cases, 122,654 confirmed deaths, and 735,365 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM- has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, Golden State first: 183,073 confirmed cases, 5,580 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom won’t release the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on him!  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 816 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 669 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor David Ige for refusing to play Blue State politics.  Finally, in left-wing moron Governor Jay Inslee’s Evergreen State, here are the stats: 29,350 confirmed cases, 1,284 confirmed deaths, but NO reported confirmed recoveries.  The lack of information about recoveries tells one all they need to know.
  67. 2020 Tuesday B: Here are today’s Stock Market closes: the DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,156.10, UP 131.14 points (0.50%); next, for the NASDAQ: 10,131.37, UP 74.89 points (0.74%); and the S&P 500: 3,131.29, UP 13.43 points (0.43%).
  68. 2021 Wednesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 180,332,533 confirmed cases, +412,323, 3,906,323 confirmed deaths, +8,023 and 165,060,517 confirmed recoveries, +43,753.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,445,714 confirmed cases, UP 9,994 from yesterday’s reporting, 618,184 confirmed deaths, UP 352,[v] and 28,843,610 confirmed recoveries, UP 28,483.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[vi]  
  69. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 300,278 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 159,371 deaths  
  70. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,812,141 confirmed cases, 63,416 confirmed deaths, and 2,071,660 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,361,605 confirmed cases, 37,656 confirmed deaths, and 2,170,999 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,387 confirmed cases, 515 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 450,554 confirmed cases, 5,889 confirmed deaths, and 224,948 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., West Virginia: they have 163,689 confirmed cases, 2,872 confirmed deaths, and 158,860 confirmed recoveries.[vii]   
  71. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign Covid Stats Of The Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 840,225 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,191 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Réunion, 126th country on the list: 29,502 cases of the virus, 226 confirmed deaths and 27,585 confirmed recoveries.[viii]     
  72. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,874.24, DOWN 71.34 points (-0.21%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,271.73, UP 18.46 points (+0.13%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,241.84, DOWN 4.60 points (-0.11%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.24 per barrel, +0.16 (+0.22%).  The price of GOLD is $1,777.40 per troy oz., -6.00 (-0.34%) while the price of SILVER is $25.91 per troy ounce, -0.20 (-0.75%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,084.20 per troy oz, -2.30 (-0.21%) while the price of COPPER is $4.32 per pound, -0.01 (-0.21%).[ix]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,612.16 per troy oz, -0.64 (-0.02%).[x] The price of RHODIUM is $19,750.00 per troy oz., -250.00 (-1.25%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $582,500.00 per troy oz., -2,500.00 (-0.43%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.18.     In Norwegian Krone, one greenback equals 8.53 and in Omani Rial, a buck equals 0.39 and in Tongan Pa’anga, one dollar equals 2.31 of theirs.[xii]       
  73. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.243 per gallon, $2.941 in Florida, $3.982 in Hawaii, and $3.652 in Washington state.[xiii]    Let’s look at one other location- New Hampshire: $2.952.  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- Sudan: $3.921 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,440,917,002,371 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Thailand, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Germany with $75 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xvi]
  74. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day No. 92 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka Willie Brown’s mattress, to be in charge of the border and yet to have shown up for a single day’s work.  Still, a new pronouncement says that “Kooky Kamala” is going to tour the border this Friday so she can see the mayhem for herself.  Of course, this comes after last week’s announcement by President Donald J. Trump and Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, that the pair would tour the border next Wednesday, June 30, with at least 12-15 other Republicans.  President Trump says- and rightfully so- that ‘Kooky Kamala Harris would NEVER have visited the southern border IF Trump had not announced that he was going.’  Amen.  In other border calamity news, the Biden regime is going to give illegal aliens who failed to show up for their ASYLUM HEARINGS a second bite at the apple by welcoming deportees back to try again.  F**king Joe.
  75. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Next, here are the numbers from One America News that shows both the cost of caring for millions of illegal aliens as well as the magnitude of this unnecessary disaster: (1) Total Cost this Day of caring for the Illegal Aliens $529,629,760.  (2) Total Amount this Year of caring for Illegal Aliens: $190,118,690,816.  (3) Total number of illegal aliens who have crossed in 2021: 1,948,564.  Finally, (4) Total ESTIMATED number of illegals in the United States: 35,948,564.[xvii]  (Note- we have estimated since the inception of this blog that there were between 35-and-50 million illegals in the United States- back in 2009, no less- whereas now, we believe we have 75-100 million illegals in the United States and the numbers only continue growing.  Time to call in pest control services).
  76. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– A Russian warship fired warning shots at a Royal Navy vessel transiting the Black Sea.   Meanwhile, the Intel community prophesies that the Afghan government could ‘topple’ within months of the U.S. pullout.  Folks, we have been there more than 20 frigging years and if the SOBs are not prepared by now to fight their own war, then it demonstrates the entire thing was a waste of resources and lives.   Elsewhere, reports have arisen saying that Russian naval vessels have approached within 2 dozen miles off the coast of various Hawaiian islands as they continue pushing the bounds and gathering intelligence.  What is clear is that NO one fears the ‘slobberer-in-chief,’ “Cho-Mo Joe’ Biden sitting in the White House basement spanking his wank.  (Like son, like father, we guess).  (Note- we expect that a new Axis of Russia, the Chi-Coms, Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea, and second- and third-line allies of these nations will soon launch actions across the world because “Pro-China Joe” Biden is going to do NOTHING in response.  We mean, why would they not?  It’s open hunting season against the U.S.)
  77. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– USC and the Rand Corp. show the results of a recent study that excessive lockdowns and restrictions related to the Wuhan Virus Crisis caused more problems than they helped.  Of course, the libs have no desire to hear this but it’s true- depression, emotional issues, alcohol and drug abuse, apathy and suicide went up, up, and UP.  Elsewhere, 153 staff members of a Methodist hospital in Houston have either been fired or been forced to resign over their refusal to take the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines.  Stand strong, people, stand strong.  Next, further reinforcing the beliefs of millions of Americans that the vaccines are either unnecessary or dangerous or both, the malevolent little dwarf, Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci rushes out to claim the ‘Delta variant of the Chi-Vi is deadly but getting one of the vaccinations will protect one from its ravages.’  Right on time there, “Phony Tony.”  (Note- when is this lying POS going to be fired?  His time is up, folks).
  78. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– Senator Joni Ernst, R-IA, says that Joe Biden should have pressed the Chin harder over answers as to the origins of the China Virus.  Good for you, senator.   Next, regarding the evil ‘Delta variant’ of the Xi Jinping Pox, health authorities are telling us that both AstraZeneca and Pfizer are effective at combatting this new, fearsome variant from the Wuhan Bat Lab.  In other Chi-Com Virus news, the U.S. government seized an unauthorized shipment of Chairman Xi Kung Flu vaccines heading to Mexico.
  79. 2021 Wednesday K: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent and Stolen Election News-Oregon County officials have visited the ongoing Arizona 2020 Election audit so they can possibly replicate it in their counties.   Next, Michigan Republicans want to replicate an Arizona-style election audit in their state.  We say, “Go for it!”
  80. 2021 Wednesday L: Joe Biden News– Slobbering Joe Biden blames young people for sabotaging his efforts to get 70-percent of the American people vaccinated with one of the Chi-Vi vaccines roaming the land.  The more information that continues coming to light showing numerous adverse effects- especially on young people- the less people are inclined to get the shots.  NO MORE, JOE!  Meanwhile, Joe Biden nominates Cindy McCain to a U.N. post- the Food and Agriculture post, an ambassador-level position.
  81. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News I– Twenty-two GOP state attorneys general are fighting to protect the Hyde Amendment from rampaging Democrats who want to blacken everyone’s soul by using taxpayer dollars to fund the PRO-DEATH MOVEMENT.  God bless them.   Next, the National Security Agency- the NSA- is reaching out to the private sector to help them combat hackers.  Speaking of hackers, esteemed (yeah, right) FBI boss Christopher Wray is encouraging hacked businesses not to pay the hackers ransoms.  Okay, what can they do?  What is the FBI doing on behalf of American businesses? 
  82. 2021 Wednesday N: Political News II– In New York City’s mayoral race, candidate Adams widens lead over nearest competitors Wiley and Garcia while Andrew Yang throws in the towel.  Sorry, Andrew, it appears you are as electable as is Robert Francis “Beto the Bullshitter” O’Rourke.  Maybe you should return to Taiwan?   In other political news, a majority of Republican voters say that ‘Critical Race Theory is a definite danger to the republic as founded.’  Amen.  Meanwhile, “America’s Governor” Ron DeSantis has signed a new bill forcing colleges and universities to teach the EVILS of communism to their students.  About damned time. 
  83. 2021 Wednesday O: Political News III– Next week, we hear that the United States and the communist Chin are holding some sort of talks.   Next, political genius Dick Morris says that ‘Donald J. Trump is confident that the media will break its silence on the election audits.’  Elsewhere, Senator Josh Hawley says it’s time to hire 100,000 new police officers to combat the rising crime wave.  Amen.  Elsewhere, a new Rasmussen poll says that 41-percent of the American people do not believe that Joe Biden ‘won’ the 2020 Presidential Election ‘fair and square.’  NO one we know does.  The guy bragged about having the largest voter theft organization in the history of the country.  Time to remove him from office.  Meanwhile, as Georgia Democrats continue screeching and wailing about the clean-up of the voter rolls in the Peach State, Governor Brian Kemp, RINO-GA, says that his government is following federal law ad it cleans up its voting rolls.  
  84. 2021 Wednesday P: Political News IV– RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel says, ‘let’s concentrate on winning 2022 before we begin worrying about 2024.’  Amen.   Next, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says that ‘without an increase in the debt ceiling, the United States could default on its debts by early August.’  This would collapse the country.  Jesus Christ, folks, the spiral of debt continues spinning like the spinning wheel spins (so sang Blood, Sweat & Tears back in the early 1970s).
  85. 2021 Wednesday Q:  U.S. Supreme Court News– The U.S. Supreme Court in an 8-1 decision handed the foul-mouthed cheerleader a big win today reaffirming the rights of Americans to freedom of speech.
  86. 2021 Wednesday R: Joe Biden Regime News I– Joe Biden’s up to his old tricks once again babbling on about how he is going to do something about gun violence.  He goes after lawful gun owners while giving thugs and gangbangers a pass on shooting one another in the streets.   What a loser.  Next, a new poll says that 56-percent of the American people do not support the Biden regime’s screwed up handling of the Israeli-Palestinian issue.  We believe that’s true.  Most Americans want to see the Palestinians obliterated off the face of the globe so the entire Middle East could enjoy an extended peace.  It’s clear that Joe Biden loves the Palestinian Untermensch. (Note- must be money going into Joe’s back pocket somewhere in the money-go-round).
  87. 2021 Wednesday S: Joe Biden Regime News II– The Joe Biden regime is launching a new campaign to go after ‘devious and crooked’ gun dealers whom they believe are selling guns out the backdoor to criminals and others who cannot own them.  Joe wants to take guns away from law-abiding criminals while doing nothing to go after criminals who misuse stolen guns to commit heinous crimes.  Once again, we have yet another prime example of how the people ‘elected’ to lead us hate our guts.  Joe says the Second Amendment does not permit the ownership of cannons and other weapons but if you read the amendment, it does not specify what types of weapons one can own.  We favor constitutional carry and have taken great pains to make sure when the “Joestapo” shows up at the door, they won’t find our guns.  F**k them.
  88. 2021 Wednesday T:  Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– The Pentagon rejects the charge that the U.S. military has gone WOKE.  By saying they have ‘not gone WOKE’ when everyone knows they have demonstrated beyond the shadow of a doubt that the Pentagon has drunk long and deep from the well of toxic WOKE Kool-Aid.  Not a suitable time to enlist in the military folks.  We will wait until President Donald J. Trump returns to the White House, hopefully soon.   Elsewhere, a Loudoun County school board meeting in Virginia goes all to hell as people protesting the gender insanity being forced on their kids get hauled away in handcuffs to the hoosegow including parent Jon Tigges who came on the Tucker Carlson program on Fox News Channel.   The fuzz declared the meeting attended by hundreds of American patriots an ‘unlawful assembly’ and waded into the midst of the attendees, fighting with people who most likely have been BIG SUPPORTERS of the cops up until now.  Look for that to change.   Finally, as the LGBTQIA+ Nazis continue demanding we pay attention to the pronouns preferred by all the snowflakes and twinkies out there, let’s just call everyone, “Comrade.”  Is that acceptable?
  89. 2021 Wednesday U: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin to be sentenced this Friday.  Everyone expects him to be sent away for 30 years.  We expect him to get a retrial, especially as how the judge allowed corrupt individuals onto the jury and that insane racist skank, Congresswoman Maxine “Prune Face” Waters, CPUSA-CA 43rd congressional district, went to Minneapolis the weekend prior to the verdict coming in and ginned up the threat of violence IF the jury acquitted Officer Chauvin.  “Prune Face” should be doing time in a federal slammer for jury tampering.
  90. 2021 Wednesday V: U.S. House of Representatives News– Congresswoman Lauren Boebert, R-CO 3rd congressional district, has put forth a bill censuring the slobberer-in-chief, Joe Biden, over his criminal mishandling of the crisis along the southern border. 
  91. 2021 Wednesday W: U.S. Senate News– The U.S. Senate GOP successfully smacked down H.R. 1, aka S. 1- the “For the People Act” aka the “John Lewis Voting Rights Act” via a unified stance.  This is great because it would allow the Democrats to federalize the system of elections that would be little more than a blatant power grab.[xviii]
  92. 2021 Wednesday X: Maryland State News–  Former DNC bigwig Tom Perez, DS, has thrown his hat into the ring for governor of the Old-Line State.  Wow.  This guy is nothing more than a political hack much like the Clinton bagman, Terry “The Maggot” McAuliffe, who is trying to become the governor of Virginia again.
  93. 2021 Wednesday Y: Sports News– Organizers for the upcoming 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo announced today that they are banning alcohol sales and prohibiting fans from getting autographs from their favorite Olympians.  Next, defensive lineman for the Las Vegas Raiders Carl Nassib comes out as the first active openly gay player in the NFL.  Big whoop, he will be taking showers by himself from this point henceforth.  At least Michael Sam had to go to Canada to play and up there, he didn’t last long.  We expect Nassib will be out of the league within a year or two.
  94. 2021 Wednesday Z: Observation of the Day– This segment segues in perfectly.  All this talk about trannys- chicks with dicks– competing in the Olympics is insane just as it is for every other level of sports.  IF women must compete with sick boys claiming to be girls (like that ‘looker’ from New Zealand, the weightlifter), girls should be allowed to ‘dope.’  If they can dope, then they can stand an even chance at defeating this emotionally mixed-up boys; otherwise, it’s time to create a third category of sports- TRANNY SPORTS.  We have the ‘Special Olympics,’ let’s have the “Tranny Olympics.”  I bet more people would watch the ‘Tranny Olympics’ because who doesn’t like watching a good carnival freak show?  We know we do.
  95. 2021 Wednesday AA: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– Super Lotto Draw #3571 has a $57 million on the line tonight.  Meanwhile, the Powerball Draw #857 has a $63 million pot up for grabs so please, stick around and see the results.  Here are the numbers for the Super Lotto: 04, 09, 38, 40, 41, and Mega 25.  Out of 133,078 winning tickets, the highest winners were 25 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $983 apiece.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball: 13, 20, 40, 51, 63, and Powerball 01.  Out of 43,922 winning tickets in California, the highest winners was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $25,624.
  96. 2022 Thursday: Here is where we were ONE YEAR AGO TODAY when Chef Vladdie was doing the week: How soon before the new American ‘Gestapo’ (the Joestapo) shows up in the middle of the night, flashing their Nacht und Nebel badges to signify we no longer have any rights and can be arrested in the dead of darkness?  Remember: there are more than 75 million of us and it’s going to take them several years before they can accomplish the highly lampooned but equally true “Replacement Theory,” you know, the one in which American voters are replaced with a foreign-born population.  Of course, that’s just ‘QAnon shit, right?’   Stick around to uncover the events of the day along with the rest of us…then again, we probably will publish them NEXT year.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0870 a 16” x 12” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Bouquet.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, 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 released another two-LP retrospective album (one CD), “Made in U.S.A.” on July 06, 1986, this one looking further back into the group’s vast discography.  Fans get the bang for their buck what with 25 tunes here on this album, all of which are extremely enjoyable including the unreleased, “California Dreamin’,” the Mamas and the Papas classic.  If you love this band as much as we love it, you will love this album so folks, we hope you seek it out at your favorite haunt for nothing but the best in music- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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

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

[iii] The Atlanta Rhythm Section is another awesome American band, one we sure as heck hope to promote when and if we return to doing music again.

[iv] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Knack but one day, we most surely will.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xvii] Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT.

[xviii] So as not to appear hypocrites like Democrats always do, we have pushed for a uniform system of elections codified by a constitutional amendment that would (1) demand voter ID for all elections (2) would imprison both unqualified voters (illegal aliens, felons, and others deemed incapable of voting), (3) would end same-day voting and early voting but would expand Election Day voting hours as well as provide absentee voting for those with a need to do so.  We also believe that U.S. military across the world should be able to vote a month in advance of Election Day and that their ballots would be transferred via military custody to a national military election site in Washington, D.C., where they would then be broken down into their states, counties, and cities.  Uniformity is important so long as it is to guarantee that ALL Lawful ballots are counted and unlawful ones not.  Also, if there are any crimes like we witnessed last election cycle such as GOP observers being booted, cardboard thrown up in windows, recounting of ballots, and trucking in pristine ballots printed elsewhere, people should face 25 years in a federal prison without the hope of early release.  Dead people must not vote, illegal aliens must not vote, criminals must not vote, and electronic machines and software programs should be booted in place of paper ballots with a paper trail.  You see, Democrats CANNOT win most honest elections which is why they are always trying to thieve elections any way they can.  We posit that DEEP BLUE STATES and CITIES most likely are a deep, deep RED.

46. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2022

2010 Monday: In Afghanistan, NATO and Afghan troops are taking the fight to the Taliban in Helmand Province. Fighting is fierce and the Islamist scum tricky. Still, the war is going well but after nearly nine years, it’s time to beat them and end it.

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46. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2022:

Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday (Local observance- California, Florida, New York, and Wisconsin)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Rutledge; U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal; Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary James Loy; U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff; U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root; U.S. Secretaries of the Interior Harold L. Ickes and Oscar L. Chapman; U.S. Secretaries of War William Wilkins and Elihu Root; Electric Flag featuring Mike Bloomfield, the Kinks featuring Mick Avory, Santana featuring David Brown, and Supertramp featuring John Helliwell:

  1. 399 BC: Philosopher Socrates receives a sentence of death from the Athenian court for corrupting the minds of the youth and for impiety.  He will have to commit suicide.
  2. 1145 Thursday: The 166th Roman Catholic Pope Lucius II ended his reign as the shepherd of all Christians around the globe on this date.  He first assumed his post on March 12, 1144.  His successor- the 167th Pope Eugene III- assumed his role as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until July 08, 1153.  
  3. 1564 Saturday: Famed Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei was born on this date in the city of Pisa.
  4. 1764 Wednesday: Pierre Lclade Ligue founds a settlement and trading post at what is now St. Louis, Missouri. 
  5. 1775 Wednesday: The 250th Roman Catholic pontiff, Pope Pius VI, commenced his reign as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until August 29, 1799.  
  6. 1790 Monday: The second U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Rutledge assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  He served in this position until March 05, 1791.  He would return to become the second chief justice of the Supreme Court.  In this capacity, he would serve a brief time- August 12, 1795, to December 28, 1795.
  7. 1798 Thursday: A feud between two members of the U.S. House of Representatives (meeting in Philadelphia) boiled over as Roger Griswold of Connecticut used a cane to attack Vermont’s Matthew Lyon, who defended himself with a set of tongs.  Griswold was enraged over the House not expelling Lyon for spitting tobacco juice in his face two weeks earlier; after their fellow members separated the two men, a motion to expel both of these reprobates was defeated.
  8. 1799 Friday: The state of Pennsylvania authorized printed ballots for use in all its elections beginning upon this date.
  9. 1804 Wednesday: New Jersey becomes the final northern state to abolish slavery.
  10. 1842 Tuesday: The City Dispatch Post (Office) in New York City used adhesive postage stamps for the first time in history.
  11. 1844 Thursday: The 19th U.S. Secretary of War William Wilkins assumed his position on this date.  A Jacksonian Democrat, he served under President John Tyler from today to March 04, 1845.
  12. 1845 Saturday: The future 38th U.S. Secretary of State Elihu Root is born in Clinton, N.Y.  A Republican, he would serve under President Theodore Roosevelt from July 19, 1905, to January 27, 1909.  He also served the nation as its 41st U.S. Secretary of War.  In this capacity, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from August 01, 1899, to January 31, 1904.
  13. 1851 Saturday: Black abolitionists invade a Boston courtroom to rescue a fugitive slave that the court was going to send back to his master in the American South.
  14. 1870 Tuesday: Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Northern Pacific Railroad take place near Duluth, Minnesota.
  15. 1879 Saturday: With his signature on a bill, President Rutherford B. Hayes authorized women lawyers to practice before the United States Supreme Court.
  16. 1892 Monday: In Mattawan, New York, the future 1st U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal is born.  A future Democrat, he would serve under President Harry S. Truman from September 17, 1947, to March 28, 1949.
  17. 1898 Tuesday: 260 sailors die when the USS Maine explodes and sinks in Havana, Cuba’s harbor.
  18. 1903 Sunday: Morris and Rose Michtom introduce the first Teddy Bear in America on this date.
  19. 1910 Tuesday: The Boy Scouts of America form.
  20. 1918 Friday: Off the coast of Ireland, a German submarine sinks a U.S. troop ship with a torpedo and sinks it.
  21. 1930 Saturday: Weona beats Toluca in the Illinois high school basketball tournament in 10 overtimes.
  22. 1932 Monday: U.S. bobsled team member Eddie Eagan becomes the only athlete to win gold in both Summer and Winter Olympics (1920 boxing gold).  Elsewhere, George Burns and Gracie Allen debuted as regulars on “The Guy Lombardo Show” on CBS radio.  
  23. 1933 Wednesday: President-elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt survives an assassination attempt in Miami, Florida.  Chicago Mayor Anton J. Cermak died in the attack.
  24. 1936 Saturday: Sonja Henie of Norway wins her third consecutive figure skating gold medal.
  25. 1941 Saturday: Duke Ellington first records “Take a Train.”  Elsewhere, the Nazis begin transporting Austrian Jews to camps in eastern Poland on this date.
  26. 1942 Sunday: During World War II, British-ruled Singapore surrenders to the Empire of Japan.  For the British, this is an absolute disaster.  The impregnable bastion of Singapore was thought to be invincible.  The Japanese proved otherwise.  Elsewhere, surfaced German U-Boats shell an oil refinery in the Dutch Antilles.
  27. 1943 Monday: On the Eastern Front, the Red Army is savoring its successes with the capture of Rostov and Kharkov the day before.  However, Axis troops are gearing up to counterattack and drive the Russians out of the latter city in the coming Third Battle of Kharkov. 
  28. 1944 Tuesday: Mick Avory, future drummer with the British rock band, the Kinks[i], was born in Chipping Barnet, Great Britain on this date.  He would play with the famed band from its inception until around 1987 when Bob Henrit replaced him.  Elsewhere, on the Italian Front, the Allies are gearing up for another go at German-held positions on Monte Cassino.  Allied warplanes have bombed the ancient abbey into rubble but the German defenders cling to the ruins.  They are, after all, elite paratroopers.
  29. 1945 Thursday: Future member of the British rock band, Supertramp[ii]–John Helliwell (horns/woodwinds/keyboards 1973-88 / 1996-2002 / 2010-present) –is born on this date in Todmorden, West Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain.   Elsewhere, Venezuela declares war on Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan during World War II.
  30. 1946 Friday: The 32nd U.S. Interior Secretary Harold L. Ickes stepped down from office and his replacement- Secretary Oscar L. Chapman- assumed office.  Both men were Democrats.  Secretary Ickes served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and then President Harry S. Truman from March 04, 1933, until today.  His replacement served under President Truman from today until March 18, 1946.
  31. 1947 Saturday: David Brown—future original bassist with the first Santana[iii] band—is born in Daly City, California, on this date.
  32. 1950 Wednesday: Walt Disney’s “Cinderella” hits movies on this date.
  33. 1952 Friday: A funeral was held in Windsor Castle for Britain’s King George VI, who had died nine days earlier.
  34. 1961 Wednesday: The entire 18-member U.S. figure skating team dies when the Belgian Sabena 707 on which, they are flying crashes.
  35. 1962 Thursday: CBS-TV bought the exclusive rights to college football games from the NCAA for $10.2 million.
  36. 1965 Monday: Canada replaces the Union Jack with the Maple Leaf flag.
  37. 1970 Sunday: A Dominican DC-9 crashes into the sea at Santo Domingo, killing 102 people aboard it.
  38. 1978 Wednesday: Leon Spinks beats Muhammad Ali in a 15-round split decision to win the WBA, WBC, and The Ring magazine heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  This put Spinks’ pro record to 7-0-1.  People were curious how a relative nobody could get a shot at the championship.  Many believe it was a set up because when the two met again on September 15, 1978, Muhammad Ali won his titles back.  
  39. 1981 Sunday: Famed blues rock guitarist, Mike Bloomfield who performed with Electric Flag[iv] among other bands, dies from a drug overdose on this date in San Francisco, California, at age 37.
  40. 1982 Monday: During a storm, the Ocean Ranger, a drilling rig, sank off the coast of Newfoundland and 84 men working on it lost their lives in the disaster.
  41. 1985 Friday: The Center for Disease Control reported that more than half of all nine-year-old kids in the U.S. showed no signs of tooth decay.
  42. 1989 Wednesday: The Soviet military ends its occupation of neighboring Afghanistan.
  43. 1991 Friday: The leaders of Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and Poland signed the Visegard agreement, in which, they pledged to cooperate in transforming their countries to free-market economies.
  44. 1992 Saturday: In Paradise, Nevada, heavyweight boxer James “Bonecrusher” Smith won a 10-round unanimous decision over opponent, Mark Wills, to put his record to 32-9-1.  On the same card, Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall scores a TKO over opponent, Mike Rouse, at the 2:54 minute mark of Round 4 of a scheduled 10-round bout to put his pro record to 19-4.  In other action that night, Tony “TNT” Tucker scored a TKO at the 1:40 minute mark of Round 2 of a scheduled 10-round heavyweight boxing match over his opponent, Kimmuel Odum, to put his professional boxing record to 42-1.
  45. 1996 Thursday: At a news conference, American boxer Tommy Morrison said that he has contracted the HIV-AIDS virus.
  46. 2005 Tuesday: YouTube, the popular internet site on which videos users may post and watch videos launched in the United States on this date.  Meanwhile, Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary James Loy steps down from the post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President George W. Bush from February 01, 2005, until today.  His replacement- the 2nd U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff assumed office on this date.  A Republican, as well, he, too, served under President George W. Bush from today until January 21, 2009.
  47. 2010 Monday: In Afghanistan, NATO and Afghan troops are taking the fight to the Taliban in Helmand Province. Fighting is fierce and the Islamist scum tricky.  Still, the war is going well but after nearly nine years, it’s time to beat them and end it.
  48. 2011 Tuesday: In Malaysia, morality police arrest more than 80 Muslim couples to prevent them from celebrating Valentine’s Day.  Meanwhile, inflation in Communist China reaches 4.9-percent.
  49. 2012 Wednesday: Procter and Gamble sells Pringles to the Kellogg Company for $2.7 billion.  Elsewhere, in Comayagua, Honduras, an out-of-control fire in the prison located there kills at least 358 people and injures countless others.  No one is sure of the exact cause.  Meanwhile, unemployment in the UK hits 8.4-percent, a 17-year-high.
  50. 2013 Friday:  A Near-Earth asteroid, 2012 DA-14 comes within 17,200 miles of Earth’s surface, a record close approach for an object measuring estimated 160-feet in diameter.  Meanwhile, after North Korea conducts some nuclear tests, the European Union announces tighter sanctions on the country in conjunction with the United States.  North Korea tells Beijing that they are going to conduct one or two more tests. 
  51. 2014 Saturday: Lebanon’s new Prime Minister Tammam Salam declares that he has been able to form a new cabinet, breaking the 10-month impasse between Hezbollah and Sunni rival parties; Salam intends to hold presidential elections on time.
  52. 2015 Sunday: According to Brainy History, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is planning rules for commercial drones that will limit flights to uncrowded areas within the operator’s line of sight, meaning that uses such as package delivery or long-range news reporting are off limits.
  53. 2016 Monday: Bosnia and Hercegovina formally applies for membership in the European Union.  Meanwhile, in Rancho Mirage, California, President Barack Obama holds a two-day summit with member states of ASEAN.  They are working towards the Pan-Pacific Partnership- the PPP.
  54. 2017 Wednesday: The CEO of CKE Restaurants- Andrew Puzder- withdraws from consideration as the next U.S. secretary of Labor in the Trump administration.  Meanwhile, down in Venezuela, the totalitarian government bans the left-wing CNN Spanish language channel accusing it of spreading lies and falsehoods. 
  55. 2018 Thursday: Following the departure of Jacob Zuma, Cyril Ramaphosa takes the oath and becomes the new president of South Africa.  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announces it’s blocking a group of Chi-Com ‘investors’ seeking to buy the Chicago Stock Exchange.  Thank God Joe Biden’s not the president. Meanwhile, the Senate Judiciary Committee backs the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act which will correct injustices judges inflicted on tens of thousands of offenders who were first-time offenders, minorities, and/or poor.  President Donald J. Trump brought this amazing miracle into being along with Kim Kardashian and others concerned about the travesties of justice.
  56. 2019 Friday: Driving his enemies insane, President Donald J. Trump declares a national emergency as wave after wave of illegal alien caravans attempt to storm the southern U.S. border so he can divert funds and begin construction of the southern border wall.  Meanwhile, after Amazon announced, it was going to build its new HQ in New York City, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took them to task, not understanding that in order to get something, you give something.  Anyhow, Amazon announces it’s a done deal- they’re going elsewhere- to Virginia.  Friendlier business climate there.
  57. 2020 Saturday: The COVID-19 growing global pandemic reaches into Europe now.  An 80-year-old Chinese ‘tourist’ dies in France from the Wuhan Flu.   Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Australian officials cancel a visit to Great Britain due to the Brits allowing Huawei to build their 5-G network.  Australia like the United States wants nothing to do with Huawei because of Chinese Communist Party’s use of its electronics to eavesdrop on everyone around the world.  Think TikTok.  Meanwhile, in Yemen, Houthis raise a big fuss over Saudi airstrikes that claim the lives of at least 30 ‘civilians.’ 
  58. 2021 Monday:  We heard early today that there is ‘bipartisan support’ for an independent commission to delve into the causes of the January 06, 2021, Capitol Hill Riots when Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi knows the precise cause: being in league with Antifa and Black Lives Matter thugs who infiltrated the Trump supporters to pull off one of the greatest FALSE FLAG OPERATIONS in the history of American politics.  Add to that the waving off of proffered 10,000 National Guard troops AHEAD of January 6 and you know all you need to know.  It was a set-up hence why they lie about the death of Capitol Hill police officer Brian Sicknick, why we don’t know the results of his autopsy and why they cremated him as quickly as they did.  Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi has much for which to answer, folks, which is why she is appointing an ‘independent commission’ (yeah, right) to look into the RIOTS.  Speaking of Officer Brian Sicknick, the New York Times quietly updates the truth on his death saying it most likely was in response to some kind of irritant sprayed in his face such as bear repellant.
  59. 2021 Monday A: Joe Biden announces he will speak at a virtual G 7 summit on the ‘Panda Pandemic,’ aka the Chinese Virus, the Wuhan Virus, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, the Yellow Fever 2020-2021.  Keep a close eye on the screen to see how they manipulate the ‘speech’ by Biden so as to see the earpiece telling him what to say and do.  Word of warning- Joe, don’t stick your wife’s finger in your mouth.   Meanwhile, Joe Biden continues dismantling the extremely necessary Trump Era policy of illegal alien asylum speakers remaining in Mexico.  Now, they can enter the U.S. and begin popping out one anchor baby after another.  Diabolical, Joe.  In other ‘Joe Biden news,’ Joe is driving ahead (well, those behind him) to get our guns from us and to eliminate our ability to get them.  Not going to happen, Joe.
  60. 2021 Monday B: Dick Morris speaks out on the Democrats’ ‘bloodlust’ in pursuing Donald J. Trump.  It’s because they have nothing other than “Trump Glue” to hold the Democrats together.  What a shame.  Meanwhile, reputed Chi-Com intelligence agent, Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell makes some stupid comment about God’s gender.  Thought you folks were supposed to avoid all gender-related terms on the floor of the House?  Hypocrite.  Speaking of dimwitted Democrats, Orthodox rabbis are calling on House Democratic Party leadership to remove Congresswoman Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar from her position as vice chairperson on the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee.   We have an alternative nickname for Ms. Omar- Ilhan “From the Rivers to the Sea, Palestine will be Free” Omar.   In other left-wing news, Puerto Rico is demanding Congress to consider statehood for the leftist island territory.  They say ‘Congress has a moral responsibility’ to do so.
  61. 2021 Monday C: In the New York City mayoral race, Andrew Yang has hit the necessary threshold in fund-raising to qualify for matching funds.  Meanwhile, Nancy Pelosi’s nephew, California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues to sink as the effort to remove the POS via recall has surpassed the necessary 1.5 million voter signatures with which to throw him out of office.   In the Empire State, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo continues falling in his approval ratings with his critics on all sides of the aisle going after him, accusing him and his bozo brother, CNN’s Chris Cuomo, of showboating on TV while thousands of elderly seniors in rest homes were dying of the Chi-Vi due to his horrendous mishandling of the Beijing Bug.  People are so angry with this guy; the state Assembly is considering stripping him of his emergency powers. 
  62. 2021 Monday D: In other U.S. news, the Minneapolis City Council now wants to RE-FUND the police department because everything is going to hell in a handbasket as are many other left-wing cities and towns.  Meanwhile, the Dems are launching an all-out campaign to get Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton out of office.  It shows how effective he is.   Elsewhere, Republican Congressmen Devin Nunes, California, and Jim Jordan, Ohio, demand that House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi ‘fess up’ on what she knew and when she knew it about security conditions at the Capitol on January 6.  People want answers as to WHY we still have a militarized capitol with fences and troops when they should be deployed along  the southern border.
  63. 2021 Monday E: Florida Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz says that ‘Governor Ron DeSantis would make one hell of a presidential candidate one day.’  Next, following former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s stupid comments regarding Trump’s support among the GOP voters, Senator Lindsey Graham says that ‘Donald Trump remains the most potent force among the Grand Old Party.’  Speaking of Ambassador Haley, even anti-Trumpers are outraged at her stupid remarks.  Her stock as a presidential candidate has fallen to outhouse levels like Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, Bill Cassidy, Ben Sasse, and other dimwits.   Meanwhile, the GOP plans on trying Joe Biden to the Chi-Coms in every chance they get so as to increase the numbers of wins in 2022 and again in 2024.   Moving on, Pennsylvania GOP Congressman Guy Reschenthaler says, ‘If you don’t think Cancel Culture isn’t coming for you next, wake up!’   In other news, the fact that vandals assaulted the home of Trump attorney Michael Van Der Veen proves just how effective he was in defending his client.  Some maggot scrawled, “TRAITOR,” on his home.
  64. 2021 Monday E: Big Tech now is attacking Pro-Life news services.  Big Tech strikes again. Speaking of Tech, we now know that the Chi-Coms- good friends of ‘Pro-China Joe’ Biden used secret microchips installed in U.S. computers to spy on US.  How nice.  We should have nuked them when we had the opportunity.  Next, the president of Microsoft says the SolarWinds hack was biggest and most sophisticated in history.  Elsewhere, Parler has managed to return to the Internet via using ‘independent technology.’ 
  65. 2021 Monday F: Turkish dictator Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the “U.S. supports militants in Iraq who have executed members of Turkey’s armed forces.  What’s up with that, Joe?  Next, Iran tests a short-range ‘smart missile’ with a radius of about 186 miles.  Elsewhere, Congressman  Michael Waltz, R-FL, urges a boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.  We concur- NO freedom-loving country should participate in the Chi-Com-held Olympics- it’s akin to participating in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.  F— them. 
  66. 2021 Monday G: Severe winter weather is rampaging through Texas where power outages are ongoing as they are in at least 13 other states.  We hope they’re not using any Chi-Com equipment or software. Refineries in Texas are being forced to shut down due to the weather.  In other news, Ken Cuccinelli, former immigration bigwig in the Trump administration says that Joe Biden’s immigration policies are going to overwhelm the country as illegals are flooding in across the southern border.  We hope troops begin laying minefields along the border to stop this tidal wave.  Elsewhere, John Bachman on Newsmax TV says of the Joe Biden, ‘it’s hard to claim to be a friend of the working class when your policies are rapidly leading to their demise.’  Finally, it’s interesting to note that former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s BIG MISTAKE in using the nuclear option to confirm judicial appointees back in 2013 could see impeachment being used by the GOP to destroy numerous left-wing Democrats in coming years.  We can only hope.  
  67. 2021 Monday H: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 109,067,558 confirmed cases, +313,837, 2,405,546, confirmed deaths, +6,773, and 61,277,452 confirmed recoveries, +245,977.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 27,939,592 confirmed cases, up 32,738 from yesterday’s reporting, 490,672 confirmed deaths, UP 833, and 11,166,500 confirmed recoveries- same as reported for nearly three-plus weeks now.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile moron.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 160,802 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, YOU claimed you had a plan to defeat the communist virus, what the hell are YOU going to do about it- sit on your ass and blame everything on Donald Trump.
  68. 2021 Monday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,484,984 confirmed cases, 47,055 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 27,460 confirmed cases, 426 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 331,164 confirmed cases, 4,739 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Wisconsin: currently, they have 607,213 confirmed cases, 6,748 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 730,293 confirmed cases, 5,414 confirmed deaths, and 670,010 confirmed recoveries.
  69. 2021 Monday J: In other news related to the Wuhan Virus Crisis, the World Health Organization clears the Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use around the world.   Meanwhile, Brexit leader Nigel Farage says the world is dealing with a virus, NOT the Chi-Vi but the WOKE VIRUS, one that is sweeping the world and one that we absolutely must crush before it crushes us.  Elsewhere, noted investigative journalist Peter Schweizer says that BOTH Joe Biden and Kamala Harris must get their families under control if they wish to keep things on the up-and-up (which they don’t- at least in our views).  
  70. 2021 Monday K: In the African nation of Guinea, health authorities declare an Ebola epidemic.  Meanwhile 58 mostly Western nations unite to oppose detainment of their nationals or detainment of foreign nationals to gain leverage over one nation or the other.  The Chi-Coms do this, the Russians do this, the Iranians really do this, it’s horrible and it must end.  Elsewhere, a rocket attack in the lovely nation of Iraq kills a contractor and wounds a U.S. servicemember.  Finally, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledges differences between Joe Biden and himself but remains hopeful the senile old fool in the White House will give him a ring.  Don’t count on it, prime minister, you, and your country must unite with ALL Arab countries to oppose Iran.
  71. 2021 Monday L: County GOP officials in the Pennsylvania counties of Clarion, Centre, Lawrence, Washington, and York censure Senator Pat Toomey who voted to convict President Donald J. Trump this past Saturday in the bogus second impeachment trial.  Ask him to retire.  NOW.   Next, UPDATE on New York Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo- he is NOW blaming the vast numbers of Chinese Virus deaths on health care and rest home workers but oh, no, NOT me or my policies.  Andrew, a famous Democrat once said, “The buck stops here,” meaning with YOU- murdering f**k.  Noted journalist Bill O’Reilly says that ‘Cuomo is doing rope-a-dope’ to try to cover his ass and to evade punishment that is heading his way.  Elsewhere, the NATO chief says that nations that send troops to various missions should not have to foot all the costs of doing so but that the organization should help.  Next, the soon-to-be-deployed NASA new Mars rover is going to search out signs of ancient life.[v]   Finally, in Palm Beach, as President Donald J. Trump returns from a golf outing, tens of thousands of his supporters lined the streets holding signs and celebrating how much they love the 45th president.  Speaker Pelosi: Trump ain’t going nowhere.   
  72. 2022 Tuesday: What the heck could be happening today?

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

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

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

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

[v] We’re hoping the Chi-Com lander is going to crash on the Martian surface, breaking apart into millions of pieces.  Otherwise, they will be lying like they have about ‘growing seeds on the dark side of the moon.’  Lying communist bastards.  Hell, for all we know, when their craft reaches the Red Planet’s surface, it will be carrying COVID-19 seeing as how they are so damned sloppy handling pathogens.

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354. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2021:

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION WEEK 2021

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Bushrod Washington and Horace Harmon Lurton; U.S. Attorney General Edwin Stanton; U.S. Interior Secretary Samuel J. Kirkwood; U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk; U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry H. Fowler; U.S. Secretary of War William Wilkins; U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski; the Association featuring Terry Kirkman, Big Brother and the Holding Company featuring James Gurley, Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bobby Colomby, the Eagles featuring Joe Walsh, Jethro Tull featuring Ian Anderson and Glenn Cornick, and KISS featuring Peter Criss:

  1. 69 Friday: After leaving his son, Titus, to finish the Great Jewish War, Vespasian arrives home in Rome with part of his army, to contest the Roman Empire’s succession.
  2. 217 Saturday: The 15th Roman Catholic Pope St. Zephyrinus ended his tenure as the shepherd of all Christendom on this date.   His reign began on July 28, 199.  His successor, the 16th Roman Catholic Pope Callixtus I assumed his position on this date and would serve his flock until October 14, 222.
  3. 827 Monday: The 101st Roman Catholic Pope Gregory IV took up the Holy Cross of ALL Christendom on this date.  He would serve as the Vicar of Christ from today until January 25, 844.
  4. 897 Friday: The 115th Roman Catholic Pope Theodore II ended his reign as pontiff after just 20 days.   The Lord called him home.
  5. 1046 Sunday: The 148th Roman Catholic Pope Gregory VI ended his reign on this date.  He first assumed the position as the leader of ALL Christians on May 05, 1045.
  6. 1192 Sunday: Returning home from the Crusades, English King Richard the Lionhearted suffers capture outside of Vienna by his enemies.
  7. 1334 Monday: The 197th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XII took up his Holy Cross on this date.  He would guide his flock until April 25, 1342. 
  8. 1669 Friday: In the first jury trial held in Delaware Colony, for the crime of insurrection, the jury condemns Marcus Jacobson to flogging, branding, and to lifelong slavery.
  9. 1699 Sunday: Peter the Great ordered the Russian New Year to change from September 1 to January 1 to keep in accordance with other European nations.  
  10. 1779 Monday: In Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the future 19th U.S. Secretary of War William Wilkins is born.  A Jacksonian Democrat, Wilkins would serve under President John Tyler from 02-15-1844 to 03-04-1845.
  11. 1780 Wednesday: England declares war on the Netherlands.
  12. 1790 Monday: The first successful cotton mill in the United States began operating at Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
  13. 1798 Thursday: The 11th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Bushrod Washington assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Federalist, President John Adams nominated Washington to succeed Associate Justice James Wilson.  Washington served from today until 11-26-1829.
  14. 1803 Tuesday: Delegates completed the Louisiana Purchase as ownership of the territory underwent formal transfer from France to the United States.  Ceremonies in New Orleans completed the transfer.
  15. 1812 Sunday: German authors Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published the first volume of the first edition of their collection of folk stories, titled, “Children’s and Household Tales.”
  16. 1813 Monday: In Hartford County, Maryland, future 14th U.S. Interior Secretary Samuel J. Kirkwood is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur from March 08, 1881, to April 17, 1882.
  17. 1820 Wednesday: Missouri imposes a $1.00 ‘bachelor’s tax’ on all unmarried men between the ages of 21-50.
  18. 1860 Thursday: South Carolina became the first state to secede from the Union as all 169 delegates to a special convention in Charleston voted in favor of succession.  Elsewhere, the 25th U.S. Attorney General Edwin Stanton assumed office on this date.  First a Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President James Buchanan from 12-20-1860 to 03-04-1861.
  19. 1864 Tuesday: Confederate forces evacuated Savannah, Georgia, as Union General William T. Sherman continued his “March to the Sea.”
  20. 1879 Saturday: Thomas Alva Edison gave a private demonstration of his incandescent light at Menlo Park, New Jersey.
  21. 1880 Monday: When electricity lighted up New York’s Broadway, people came to know it as the “Great White Way.”
  22. 1892 Tuesday: Alexander T. Brown and George Stillman patented the pneumatic tire.
  23. 1909 Monday: The 61st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Harmon Lurton took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President William Howard Taft nominated Lurton to fill Associate Justice Rufus Peckham’s seat.  Justice Lurton served from today until 07-12-1914.
  24. 1912 Friday: The play, “Peg O’ my Heart,” a comedy of youth by John Hartley Manners starring his wife, actress Laurette Taylor, opened on Broadway.
  25. 1915 Monday: Russian troops overrun the Persian city of Qum.
  26. 1919 Saturday: The U.S. House of Representatives restricts immigration into the country.
  27. 1922 Wednesday: Fourteen republics join to form the Soviet Union.
  28. 1924 Saturday: After serving nine months in prison for his role in the failed Beer Hall Putsch, Bavarian authorities release Adolf Hitler from jail on good behavior.  During his time behind bars, Hitler penned his autobiographical screed, “Mein Kampf.”[i]
  29. 1928 Thursday: Mail delivery by dog sled began in Lewiston, Maine.
  30. 1939 Wednesday: Future member of the rock band, the Association[ii]—Terry Kirkman (wind instruments, vocals, and percussion)—is born on this date in Salina, Kansas.
  31. 1941 Saturday: During the early days of World War II, Japanese troops begin landing in the Philippines on the island of Mindanao.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, General Heinz Guderian- the panzer ace- is on the way back to his Second Panzer Army headquarters in Orel.  Within a day or two, disaster will befall the Wehrmacht there as ramped up Red Army counterattacks would begin attacking up and down the line outside the gates of Moscow. 
  32. 1942 Sunday: During World War II, the Japanese air force bombs Calcutta, India, for the first time.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front as disaster continues to unfold north of Stalingrad among the Italian Eighth Army as the Soviets pummel its troops into nothingness, Field Marshall Erich von Manstein receives the reports from his intelligence officers following their visit with Generals Paulus and Schmidt and begins to realize NOT much can be done to save the German Sixth Army in the dying city.  The Russian counteroffensives threaten not only Army Group Don but also all of its parent group, Army Group A who is fighting in the Caucasus.  He will have to make decisions and quick.
  33. 1943 Monday: Concerned that the Allies were going to establish a second front somewhere in Western Europe, the Fuhrer begins making it known that troops fighting in the East would have to rely on the manpower they already have.  Thus, any future reinforcements will begin being diverted to the West.  This change in plans had been coming for some time and in 1944, it would further debilitate Axis efforts in the USSR.
  34. 1944 Wednesday: During the Battle of the Bulge, German troops surround elements of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division at the Belgium crossroads town of Bastogne.   There, the resistance put up by the Americans against overwhelming odds would throw a monkey wrench into German plans in the drive to capture all important port city Antwerp.  Elsewhere, in Manhattan, New York, future drummer, percussionist, and backing vocalist with the horn-dominated band, Blood, Sweat & Tears- Bobby Colomby- is born on this date.  He would perform with BS&T from 1967-1977.
  35. 1945 Thursday: The Office of Price Administration announced the end of rationing effective January 01, 1946.  Elsewhere, Peter Criss—future drummer with the rock band, KISS[iii] (drums/vocals 1973-80 / 1996-2000 / 2002-04), is born on this date in Brooklyn, New York.
  36. 1946 Friday: In French Indochina (Vietnam for the stupid), full-scale warfare between French Colonial Forces and the communist Viet Minh guerillas erupts.   The French are determined to reclaim their empire and the people of Southeast Asia are determined to defend their liberties after the Japanese surrender.
  37. 1960 Tuesday: In West Germany, the authorities arrest former Auschwitz Death Camp Commandant Richard Bar.
  38. 1961 Wednesday: In Palm Springs, California, famed playwright-director Moss Hart, 57, died.
  39. 1963 Friday: The Soviets and East German authorities opened the Berlin Wall for the first time to West Berliners, who received clearance for one-day visits to relatives in the Eastern sector for the holidays.
  40. 1967 Wednesday: Ian Anderson and Glenn Cornick form the British rock band, Jethro Tull[iv].  Anderson played guitar, flutes, and sang the lead vocals while Cornick performed the bass, harmonicas, and background vocals.  Mick Abrahams would join on guitars and Clive Bunker on drums and percussion.
  41. 1968 Friday: Author John Steinbeck died in New York at age 66.  Elsewhere, the 58th U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry H. Fowler left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson from April 01, 1965, until today.
  42. 1973 Thursday: Singer-songwriter Bobby Darin died in Los Angeles, California, following open-heart surgery; he was 37 years-old.
  43. 1975 Saturday: Guitarist/vocalist Joe Walsh, formerly of the James Gang[v] and a solo artist joins the Eagles[vi].  Elsewhere, at the 2:29 minute mark of Round 3 of a 10 round heavyweight bout, Larry Holmes scored a TKO over his opponent, Billy Joiner.  Holmes record would go to 19-0 while Joiner’s record would go to 10-11-3.  Meanwhile, in a WBA/Ring Magazine lightweight title bout, Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran beats Leoncio Ortiz via a KO at the 2:39 minute mark of Round 15 in a 15-round bout.  Duran’s pro-record would go to 54-1.  
  44. 1977 Tuesday: The second day of the Great Kern County Dust Storm picks up speed as winds in certain places around Kern County hit 192 miles per hour, burying people and livestock.  Most businesses had no choice other than to shut down but especially restaurants as ventilation systems sucked in dust and dirt and belched it around the kitchen to the point that they could no longer function.  The storm would continue for two more days causing $40 million in damage.  Witnesses recall seeing telephone poles crossing one another along roadways, roofs torn off houses, doors blasted in, windows shattered, cars sandblasted, and people buried- some of them alive- alongside freeways in their cars.  The National Weather Service considered the ‘once in a lifetime’ weather event as one of the top 15 weather events of the century.
  45. 1978 Wednesday: After serving an 18-month sentence for his role in the Watergate scandal, former White House Chief of Staff H.R. Haldeman walked free.
  46. 1986 Saturday: White teenagers beat black youths in Howard Beach, New York.
  47. 1987 Sunday: More than 4,300 people died when the Dona Paz, a Philippine passenger ship, collided with the tanker Vector off Mindoro Island.
  48. 1989 Wednesday: The United States launched Operation Just Cause, sending troops into Panama to topple the nation’s dictator Manuel Noriega, whom they accused of drug trafficking into the U.S. among other things.
  49. 1994 Tuesday: Former U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk died at age 85 in Athens, Georgia.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Baines Johnson from 01-21-1961 to 01-20-1969.
  50. 1995 Wednesday: An Americans Airlines Boeing 757 en route to Cali, Colombia, slammed into a mountain killing all but four of the 163 people aboard.  Meanwhile, in Bosnia-Herzegovina, NATO began its peacekeeping mission, taking over from U.N. troops.
  51. 1999 Monday: Portugal returns the island of Macao to the Communist Chinese.  Meanwhile, the Vermont Supreme Court ruled that homosexual couples were entitled to the same benefits and protections as wedded couples of the opposite sex.  Finally, country music legend Hank Snow died in Nashville at age 85.
  52. 2002 Friday: Two weeks after launching a political firestorm due to some insensitive remarks, Senate Republican Leader Trent Lott resigned his seat.  If Democrats say insensitive things, seldom does anyone require them to leave but Republicans always jump ship.  Meanwhile, the nation’s 10 biggest brokerage firms agreed to pay $1.44 billion and fundamentally to change the way they do business to settle allegations that they had mislead investors by hyping certain companies flawed stocks.  Elsewhere, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski enters the U.S. Senate on this date.
  53. 2004 Monday: In a sobering assessment of the Iraq War, President George W. Bush acknowledged during a news conference that Americans’ resolve had been shaken by grisly scenes of death and destruction, and he pointedly criticized the performance of U.S.-trained Iraqi troops.  Elsewhere, attorneys presented opening statements in the Robert Blake murder trial in Los Angeles.  A jury later acquitted him of killing his wife, Bonny Lee Bakely, but in a civil trial, the jury found him liable in a wrongful-death lawsuit brought by Bakley’s family.    
  54. 2005 Tuesday: New York City union members shut down the subway system and the bus system for three days.  Meanwhile, a federal judge ruled that “intelligent design” could not be mentioned in biology classes in a Pennsylvania public school district, delivering a stinging attack on the Dover Area School Board. [vii]
  55. 2006 Wednesday: In Great Britain, the Home Office announces plans to require foreign nationals living in the country to have a biometric ID card.  We need the same thing in the United States, for Pete’s sake!  Meanwhile in Somalia, as the civil war there continues, heavy fighting erupts around the interim government’s base at Baidoa.
  56. 2007 Thursday: The U.S. House Intelligence Committee subpoenas the former head of the CIA’s National Clandestine Service Jose Rodriguez to bust his balls over the destruction of CIA interrogation tapes of jihadist thugs and murderers in CIA custody.  Ah, well, you can’t get everything you want.  Meanwhile, the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam, strikes again as a suicide attack targeting a Pakistani government official kills at least 50 people and wounds loads of others.  Elsewhere, four Palestinians get themselves killed as they attempt to attack Israel along its border with the Gaza Strip.  
  57. 2008 Saturday: Reuters reports that three submarine cables mysteriously break that disrupt telephone and internet communications between the Middle East and Asia.
  58. 2009 Sunday: In Palm Springs, California, James Gurley, former lead guitarist with the San Francisco band, Big Brother, and the Holding Company[viii] suffers a heart attack at age 69 and dies.   Elsewhere, U.N. climate talks end in failure thanks to no binding deal among the world’s nations.  Instead, the U.S., Communist China, South Africa, Brazil, and India met behind closed doors and hammered out a NON-binding agreement known as the Copenhagen accord by which, the nations would ‘agree’ to doing better but are under NO obligation to do so.   Meanwhile, as the swine flu (another pandemic from communist China) runs amok, President Barack Obama gets his injection for the disease.
  59. 2010 Monday: The Obama administration seeks the ability to launch raids into Pakistan deeper than they have before.  We thought President Obama was opposed to widening wars or starting new ones.  My, my, my!  Meanwhile, there is a reason for this: a report says that over the course of 2010, 700 foreign troops have lost their lives in Afghanistan to foes who hide across the border in- you guessed it- Pakistan.
  60. 2011 Tuesday: In Egypt, thousands of women protest the Cairo police for having beaten numerous female protesters in Tahir Square in Cairo.  The top U.S. Army general in Iraq- Lloyd Austin- returns from the devastated country.   Meanwhile, the U.S. military rests its case in the courts martial of Private Bradley Manning, the young soldier who handed reams of classified intel over to Julian Assange and WikiLeaks.
  61. 2012 Thursday: People across the United States are supposed to undergo a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the Sandy Hook Massacre.   Meanwhile, Vice President Joe Biden and members of the Cabinet and law enforcement officials from across the country met to discuss what could be done about the out-of-control gun violence across the country.  As it would turn out, NOTHING.
  62. 2013 Friday: For the first time since 1927, the Bakersfield High School Drillers football team won the state championship by beating Loomis-Del Oro Golden Eagles in the CIF Division I State Bowl Championship in Carson City, California.  The final score was 56-26.
  63. 2014 Saturday: Peshmerga forces in Iraq push ISIS forces off part of Sinjar Mountain, liberating 1,500 or so Yazidi families who had fled there after the terrorist army drove them from their villages in the valley below the mountain.  Meanwhile, the Obama administration sends four Afghan POWs back to their home country after having held them for more than a decade at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in the camp there.
  64. 2015 Sunday: At the recent Democratic Presidential Primary Debate, Senator Bernie Sanders and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton go to town on one another over the role of the U.S. military in the world.  Hillary a hawk and Bernie a Chi-Com-loving dove have different views.  Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley was there, too, but no one gave a s**t.
  65. 2016 Tuesday: Outgoing President Barack Hussein Obama bans oil drilling in both the Arctic and along the Eastern Seaboard.  Meanwhile, the World Meteorological Association says that 2016 is going to be the hottest year on record driving young climate change activists to run amok in the streets, believing the planet is going to die.  Four years later, it’s still here and doing better, no thanks to the Chi-Com Bat Flu of 2020.   Elsewhere, the Trump transition team continues requesting information from the U.S. State Department regarding its donations to environmental groups.
  66. 2017 Wednesday: Democracy Now (and other liberal groups) are wailing that the Republican-controlled Congress passes a massive tax overhaul group that is going to benefit the nation’s richest Americans and corporations.  Again, the ‘richest Americans and corporations’ provide the most jobs.  Meanwhile, as rent-a-mobs protest in the streets, the very same congress passes a budget bill that won’t provide additional aid to DREAMERS.  Oh, boohoo.   
  67. 2018 Thursday: After ‘disagreements’ with President Donald J. Trump on military strategy- namely, keeping troops in West Africa, East Africa, Afghanistan, and Syria- U.S. Secretary of Defense James “Mad Dog” Mattis announces his resignation effective at the end of the year.  The president would send him packing sooner…
  68. 2019 Friday: Awaiting the House Democrats to walk the impeachment papers over to the U.S. Senate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his fellow GOP senators plot the upcoming impeachment strategy.  Unable to really generate honest articles of impeachment against President Trump, the Democrats have cobbled together two laughable articles of impeachment which over the course of time would become known to everyone.  The Democrats in the Senate would DEMAND WITNESSES.  Folks, the Senate hears from NO witnesses as the Senate members are the jury and the party doing the impeachment presents its case, win, or lose.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump establishes the U.S. Space Force on this date to counter Chi-Com, Russian, and Iranian threats in the war domain of outer space.  
  69. 2020 Sunday: Here are today’s NFL matchups: (4) Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31 (9-5) @ Atlanta Falcons, 27 (4-10) Sunday 10:00 A.M.  (5)  San Francisco 49ers, 33 (5-9) @ Dallas Cowboys, 41 (5-9) 10:00 A.M.  (6) Detroit Lions, 25 (5-9) @ Tennessee Titans, 46 (10-4) 10:00 A.M.  (7) Houston Texans, 20 (4-10) @ Indianapolis Colts, 27 (10-4) 10:00 A.M.  (8) New England Patriots, 12 (6-8) @ Miami Dolphins, 22 (9-5) 10:00 A.M.  (9) Chicago Bears, 33 (7-7) @ Minnesota Vikings, 27 (6-8) 10:00 A.M. (10) Seattle Seahawks, 20 (10-4) @ Washington Redskins, 15 (6-8) 10:00 A.M.  (11)  Jacksonville Jaguars, 14 (1-13) @ Baltimore Ravens, 40 (9-5) 10:00 A.M.  (12) New York Jets, 23 (1-13) @ Los Angeles Rams, 20 (9-5) 1:05 P.M.  (13) Philadelphia Eagles, 26 (4-9-1) @ Arizona Cardinals, 33 (8-6) 1:05 P.M.  (14) Kansas City Chiefs, 32 (13-1) @ New Orleans Saints, 29 (10-4) 1:25 P.M.  (15) Cleveland Browns, 20 (10-4) @ New York Giants, 6 (5-9) 5:20 P.M.  Tomorrow night: (16) Pittsburgh Steelers (11-2) @ Cincinnati Bengals (2-10-1) Monday Night 5:15 P.M.
  70. 2020 Sunday A: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Yellow Bat Flu- the -disease the Chi-Coms manufactured in their Wuhan biowarfare lab and their allies, the Democratic Party- used to throw the election to “Pro-China Joe” Biden, aka “Chi-Com Joe”:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 76,760,893 confirmed cases, +634,728, 1,692,151, confirmed deaths, +8,617, and 43,244,094 confirmed recoveries, +280,463 (last week, the number was much higher so some funny business is going on here, folks).  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 17,975,428 confirmed cases, up 346,135 from yesterday’s reporting, 320,595 confirmed deaths, UP 3,061, and 7,925,626 confirmed recoveries, UP 67,965.
  71. 2020 Sunday B: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 1,869,125 confirmed cases, 22,653 confirmed deaths (number readjusted DOWN from last week), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 20,257 confirmed cases, 282 confirmed deaths, and no longer any mention of confirmed recoveries at this point.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 226,551 confirmed cases, 3,169 confirmed deaths (down from a week ago), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Georgia- currently, they have 562,479 confirmed cases, 10,383 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo is living there: 374,760 confirmed cases, 3,099 confirmed deaths, and 348,106 confirmed recoveries.   Speaking of Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received his Bat Flu vaccine today on live TV.  Elsewhere, although the world is contending with the Wuhan bat flu, economist Stephen Moore says ‘2021 should be very bright thanks to the Chi-Vi vaccine.’ Meanwhile, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams says the country ‘should be normal by later spring or early summer.’  Finally, the Moderna vaccine is out on the road in the U.S. and people could be receiving their vaccinations tomorrow.  
  72. 2020 Sunday C:  President Donald J. Trump refutes Fake News claims that he is going to seize government and declare martial law.  We know this cannot happen because the military already said, ‘they aren’t going to get involved in the election.’   Meanwhile, the president continues trying to push a stimulus bill for the American people as lawmakers continue haggling with one another over a COVID-19, aka Kung Flu, relief bill that neither Democrats nor Republicans seemingly can pass.  We begin voting them out in 2022, 2024, 2026 and on and on and on.  Meanwhile, outgoing Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard- a leader of the people- is pushing for COVID-19 relief for small businesses.  Will anyone listen?
  73. 2020 Sunday D: The Save America Bus Tour with Senator Ted Cruz at the helm pulls into Cumming, Georgia, today.  Yesterday, it was in Savannah, as the battle to keep the U.S. Senate from the communist Democrats continues.  Meanwhile, as we continue learning more dirt on that scumbag, Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell and his ties to the Chi-Coms via to sleeping with an MSS agent for several years, information is beginning to come to light on another Democrat Congressman Adam Schiff.  A driving force in the fake impeachment of President Trump and his phone call with Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukraine’s president, we now learn that Schiff has deep ties to Burisma, the Ukrainian natural gas company.  Boris Pasternak of Burisma held fundraisers for Congressman Schiff as well as funneled money from George Soros’ left-wing ‘think tanks,’ Atlantic Council being one.  He also received cash from Blackrock and Franklin-Templeton Investments.  What a scumbag.
  74. 2020 Sunday E: The ‘religion of peace’ strikes again in Kabul, Afghanistan, as two car bombings kill nine people and wound another 20 citizens.  One must love Islam.  Meanwhile, U.S. troops are leaving Somalia for neighboring countries.  Elsewhere, the U.S. emplaces sanctions on Chi-Com companies involved in the phony elections in Venezuela.  Finally, in Great Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is using the communist Chinese virus to cancel Christmas and more or less declares a severe lockdown of the British people all in the name of protecting people from the Wuhan Bat Flu.  Boris has gone crazy.  
  75. 2020 Sunday F: “Tiger King” Joe Exotic is seeking a pardon from President Trump.  Former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin, R, is urging a pardon for Julian Assange as are many for Edward Snowden.  Meanwhile, President Trump tweets that ‘John Bolton is the stupidest man alive.’  Many of us used to believe Mr. Bolton was a good man; we now know he is little more than a worthless POS who embodies the Military-Industrial Complex and endless, endless war…  
  76. 2020 Sunday: This is where we were at last year: even though it’s Sunday, the Chi-Coms and their allies in Canada, Iran, Russia, Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea, and in the Democratic Party here in the U.S. are up to no good.  Stick around to discover exactly what they are doing…
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[i] We hope to advertise this book for historical purposes on this date. 

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

[iii] We look forward to sharing the music of KISS sometime in the next 10-15 years.  We hope you will still be with us when we do because YOU won’t want to miss them. 

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

[v] We promoted the music of the James Gang beginning on Saturday, 11-August-2012 through Monday, 27-August-2012.  We did not do the solo discography of Joe Walsh at the time but when we arrive at the Eagles, we most certainly will.

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

[vii] This is typical of liberal leftwing judges as communists do not believe in God and always go after any mention of God or His ‘intelligent design,’ because communists do not want humankind to believe in anything greater than human beings.  We say, “BULLSHIT” to this, shame on the judge.  If leftists did not fear God as much as they do, they would remain silent.  You never see leftist judges go after Muslims.

[viii] We promoted the music of Big Brother and the Holding Company, beginning on Monday, 18-July-2011 through Tuesday, 26-July-2011.  At the time, we were not farsighted enough to offer the music of Janis Joplin but hope to do so at some point in the near future when we return to promoting the music of American rock bands.

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JJJ. 2019 Sunday: Upset Czechs, numbering around 250,000 take to the streets- not for a Black Lives Matter protest but because they are angry at the nation’s Prime Minister Andrej Babis. The protest occurs in Letna Plain Park and is the biggest public protest since the days when the communists ruled the country.

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174. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2021:

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren E. Burger; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas; U.S. Attorney General William P. Rodgers; U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan; U.S. Secretary of State William P. Rodgers; U.S. Secretaries of War William Wilkins and George W. McCrary; the Atlanta Rhythm Section featuring Paul Goddard, the Beatles featuring Stuart Sutcliffe, the Grateful Dead featuring Robert Hunter, the Kinks featuring Peter Quaife, and “My Sharona” by the Knack:

  1. 930 Friday: The oldest parliament in the world, Iceland, forms on this date.
  2. 1314 Saturday: In the First War of Scottish Independence, the Battle of Bannockburn—south of Stirling—commences.
  3. 1611 Thursday: The mutinous crew of Henry Hudson’s fourth voyage sets Hudson, his son and seven loyal crewmembers adrift in a boat in what is now Hudson Bay—no one ever heard from them again.
  4. 1713 Friday: The French residents of Acadia are given one year to declare allegiance to Britain or leave Nova Scotia.
  5. 1724 Friday: Russia and Turkey sign the Treaty of Constantinople ending the conflict between them and giving Russia the right to protect Christians on pilgrimage to the Holy sites of the Middle East.
  6. 1757 Thursday: Forces of the East India Company led by Robert Clive won the Battle of Plassey, which effectively marked the beginning of the British Colonial rule in India.
  7. 1776 Sunday: The final draft of the Declaration of Independence is submitted to the Continental Congress.
  8. 1794 Monday: Catherine the Great permits Jews to settle in Kiev in the Ukraine.
  9. 1812 Tuesday: Britain, unaware that America had declared war against it five days earlier, rescinded its policy on neutral shipping, a major issue of contention between the two countries.
  10. 1821 Saturday: Dutch troops break down the final resistance at Palembang, Indonesia.
  11. 1836 Thursday: Congress approved the Deposit Act, which contained a provision for turning over surplus federal revenue to the states. 
  12. 1860 Saturday: A congressional resolution authorized creation of the United States Government Printing Office, which opened the following year.  The U.S. Secret Service forms on this date.
  13. 1865 Friday: At Fort Towson, Oklahoma Territory, General Stand Waite—who was also a Cherokee chief—surrenders the last sizable Confederate Army to the Union troops.  Meanwhile, the 19th U.S. Secretary of War William Wilkins died.  A Jacksonian Democrat, he Served under President John Tyler from 02-15-1844 to 03-04-1845.
  14. 1868 Tuesday: Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for an invention he called the ‘Type-Writer.’  It featured a QWERTY keyboard and was the first commercially successful typewriter.
  15. 1888 Saturday: Abolitionist Frederick Douglass received one vote from the Kentucky delegation at the Republican convention in Chicago, Illinois, effectively making him the first black candidate to have his name placed in nomination for U.S. president; however, the nomination went to Benjamin Harrison.
  16. 1890 Monday: In St. Joseph, Mo., former 33rd U.S. Secretary of War George McCrary dies.  A Republican, he served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from 03-12-1877 to 12-09-1879.
  17. 1892 Thursday: The Democratic National Convention in Chicago nominated former President Grover Cleveland on the first ballot.
  18. 1904 Thursday: President Theodore Roosevelt was nominated for a second term of office at the Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.
  19. 1913 Monday: In Norfolk, N.Y., future 55th U.S. Secretary of State William P. Rodgers is born.  A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from 01-22-1969 to 09-03-1973.  Rodgers would also serve the nation as its 63rd U.S. attorney general doing so under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from October 23, 1957 to January 20, 1961, and then would become secretary of state.
  20. 1926 Wednesday: The College Board administers the first SAT exam.
  21. 1931 Tuesday: Aviators Wiley Post and Harold Gatty took off from New York on a round-the-world flight that lasted eight days and 15 hours.
  22. 1934 Saturday: After defeating the neighboring nation of Albania, Fascist Italy asserted its right to colonize the Balkan nation.
  23. 1938 Thursday: The Civil Aeronautics Authority was established.
  24. 1940 Sunday: Nazi leader Adolf Hitler tours newly conquered Paris in occupied France.  Elsewhere, Stuart Sutcliffe, future bassist with the EARLY Beatles[i], is born in Edinburgh, Scotland on this date.  When he died at age 21, Paul McCartney would move from guitar to bass.  
  25. 1941 Monday: Famed lyricist for the Grateful Dead[ii], Robert Hunter, was born on this date in Arroyo Grande, California.
  26. 1942 Tuesday: The first selections for the gas chambers at Auschwitz take place on a train loaded with Jews from Paris.
  27. 1944 Friday: During World War II, the RAF discovers where Werner von Braun’s V1-V2 rocket base is located at Peenemunde; soon, they will begin bombing it.
  28. 1945 Saturday: Future member of the Atlanta Rhythm Section[iii]–Paul Goddard (bass/backing vocals 1971-1983 / 2011-2014)—is born on this date.
  29. 1947 Monday: The Senate joined the House in overriding President Harry S. Truman’s veto of the Taft-Hartley Act, designed to limit the power of organized labor.
  30. 1948 Wednesday: Future conservative and 106th justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas, is born in Savannah, Georgia.   President George H.W. Bush nominated him to fill the seat of Justice Thurgood Marshall.  He began serving on the high court on 10-23-1991 and is still there, much to the anger and hate of America’s liberals.
  31. 1950 Friday: Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501, a DC-4, crashed into Lake Michigan with the loss of all 58 people aboard her.
  32. 1952 Monday: The U.S. Air Force bombed power plants on the Yalu River, North Korea, during the Korean War.
  33. 1956 Saturday: Gamal Abdel Nasser was elected president of Egypt.
  34. 1964 Tuesday: Following the resignation of Henry Cabot Lodge as the U.S. envoy to Vietnam, the Johnson administration sent Maxwell Taylor to take his place.
  35. 1966 Thursday: Law enforcement officers in Democrat-controlled Mississippi dispersed civil rights marchers using tear gas to accomplish their means.
  36. 1967 Friday: President Lyndon B. Johnson and Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin held the first of two meetings at Glassboro State College in New Jersey.
  37. 1968 Sunday: A syndicated newspaper column by Joseph Kraft coined the term, “Middle America.”
  38. 1969 Monday: The 97th overall justice and 15th Chief Justice Warren E. Burger was sworn in by the man he was succeeding, Earl Warren (88th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and the 14th chief justice).  Meanwhile, in the 8th round of their heavyweight title fight, Joe Frazier scores a RTD over Jerry Quarry at 3:00 minutes of Round 7 in a 15-round bout.  Frazier retained the NYSAC heavyweight title and improved his record to 24-0.  
  39. 1972 Friday: President Richard M. Nixon and White House chief of staff, H.R. Haldeman discussed a plan to use the CIA to obstruct the FBI’s Watergate investigation.  Revelation of the tape recording of this conversation sparked Nixon’s resignation.  President Nixon signed into law Title IX, which barred discrimination based on sex for “any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”
  40. 1979 Saturday: The rock group, the Knack[iv], release the monster hit, “My Sharona.”
  41. 1983 Thursday: The United States Supreme Court rules that Congress cannot veto presidential decisions.
  42. 1985 Sunday: All 329 people aboard an Air India Boeing 747 died when the plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean near Ireland because of a bomb authorities believe was planted by Sikh separatists. 
  43. 1986 Monday: House Speaker Thomas “Tip” O’Neill refuses to allow President Ronald Reagan to address the body.  Nancy Pelosi would do this to President Donald J. Trump in 2019.  Democrats do this to Republicans but never the other way around.
  44. 1988 Thursday: James E. Hansen, a climatologist at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, told a senate panel that global warming of the earth caused by the “greenhouse effect” was a reality. 
  45. 1990 Saturday: Moldova declares independence from the collapsing Soviet Union.
  46. 1993 Wednesday: In a case that drew widespread attention, Lorena Bobbitt of Prince William County, Virginia, sexually mutilated her husband, John, after he allegedly raped her.  A jury later acquitted Mr. Bobbitt of marital sexual assault while Lorena was later acquitted by reason of insanity of malicious wounding.
  47. 1994 Thursday: South Africa reclaims its seat in the United Nations General Assembly.
  48. 1995 Friday: Dr. Jonas Salk, the medical pioneer who developed the first vaccine to halt the crippling rampage of polio, died in La Jolla, California, at the age of 80.
  49. 2003 Monday: Apple Computer Inc. unveiled the new Power Mac desktop computer on this date.
  50. 2004 Wednesday: The U.S. proposed that North Korea agree to a series of nuclear disarmament measures over a three-month period in exchange for economic benefits.
  51. 2005 Thursday: Roger Ebert received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  52. 2009 Tuesday: Hardening the U.S. reaction to Iran’s disputed elections and bloody aftermath, President Barack Obama condemned the violence against protesters and lent his strongest support yet to their accusations that the hardline victory was a fraud.  Yet, when riots broke out, Obama did nothing for the Iranian people yet managed to meddle in every other nation experiencing the “Arab Spring.”  What a guy.  Elsewhere, “Tonight Show” sidekick Ed McMahon died in Los Angeles at age 86.
  53. 2010 Wednesday: 76 are dead and hundreds missing after a train crash in a ravine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  Elsewhere, in Copenhagen, Denmark, Peter Quaife, original bassist with the British rock band, the Kinks, died from the effects of kidney illness; he was 66-years-old.
  54. 2011 Thursday: Japan’s Iwate Prefecture experiences a 6.7-magnitude earthquake.
  55. 2012 Saturday: As part of a build-up to the London 2012 Summer Olympics, 100,000 people attend a two-day rock festival at Hackney Marshes.  
  56. 2013 Sunday: In South Africa, former President Nelson Mandela continues receiving treatment for a severe lung infection, leaving him in critical condition.   Elsewhere, Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency contractor behind the disclosures of the U.S. government’s sweeping surveillance programs, left Hong Kong for Moscow with the stated intention of seeking asylum in Ecuador; however, Snowden ended up remaining in Moscow most likely because Vladimir Putin wanted to keep him there so he could milk him for information. 
  57. 2014 Monday: “Nymphaea,” a painting in Claude Monet’s “Water Lilies” series, is auctioned today for a price of $54 million; this is only the second-highest price paid for a Monet – another painting in the series sold in 2008 for $80.3 million at auction.
  58. 2015 Tuesday: Amazon.com joins the bandwagon against the Confederate flag following the shooting committed by Dylann Storm Roof the previous week.  Although many Americans see, the flag as part of the nation’s history—from the Civil War—many among the American people see it as a symbol of racism and want it removed.  Elsewhere, NASA’s Mars Odyssey completed its 60,000th orbit around the Red Planet.  The spacecraft entered orbit around the fourth planet from the Sun on October 23, 2001.
  59. 2016 Thursday: On this date, the people of Great Britain flock to the polls to vote in the Brexit Referendum.  The majority of Brits vote to leave the corrupt European Union which sets in motion near-constant problems among younger Brits who don’t want to go and with the EU who wants them to stay no matter what.   
  60. 2017 Friday: President Donald J. Trump signed a bill making it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire problematic employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency struggling to serve millions of military vets.
  61. 2018 Saturday: Two assassination attempts in two African countries on this date.  First, in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, an explosion occurs as President Emerson Mnangagwa speaks to the Zimbabwean people, killing at least 2 in attendance and wounds at least another 50.  Next, in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, an explosion occurs as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed speaks, killing at least two and wounds another 150.  ISIS?  Probably.  Meanwhile, in Thailand, for some reason 12 boys and their soccer coach find themselves trapped by rising floodwaters in the Tham Luong Nang Nam Cave complex.  After being discovered inside nine days later, an international rescue attempt would get underway and eventually, all of them would make it back to the surface. 
  62. 2019 Sunday: Upset Czechs, numbering around 250,000 take to the streets- not for a Black Lives Matter protest but because they are angry at the nation’s Prime Minister Andrej Babis.  The protest occurs in Letna Plain Park and is the biggest public protest since the days when the communists ruled the country.  Elsewhere, U.S. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan stepped down from his position on this date.  A member of NO political party, he served under President Donald J. Trump from January 01,2019 until today.
  63. 2020 Tuesday: The FBI announces that the rope- not calling it a NOOSE- found in NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace’s garage has been there since last October.  Since the garage assignments were only made recently, they cast doubt on the ‘act’ being deliberate.  We will keep the readership posted.  UPDATE ON PREVIOUS STORY: HATE CRIME HOAX.  Next, the European Union says it ‘may ban Americans from visiting Europe’ over COVID-19 concerns.  Okay.  Finally, President Trump visits the southern border to celebrate more than 200 miles of new border wall going up and the fact that numbers of illegal aliens attempting to cross is down by 86-percent.  At a Students for Trump rally in Arizona, it is clear the president has loads of support.
  64. 2020 Tuesday A: The Kung Flu, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka all manner of other names, continues causing problems.  Here are today’s stats for the globe: 9,154,232 confirmed cases, 473,650 confirmed deaths, and 4,585,022 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,373,274 confirmed cases, 122,654 confirmed deaths, and 735,365 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which the world famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM- has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, Golden State first: 183,073 confirmed cases, 5,580 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom won’t release the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on him!  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 816 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 669 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor David Ige for refusing to play Blue State politics.  Finally, in left-wing moron Governor Jay Inslee’s Evergreen State, here are the stats: 29,350 confirmed cases, 1,284 confirmed deaths, but NO reported confirmed recoveries.  The lack of information about recoveries tells one all they need to know.
  65. 2020 Tuesday B: Here are today’s Stock Market close: the DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,156.10, UP 131.14 points (0.50%); next, for the NASDAQ: 10,131.37, UP 74.89 points (0.74%); and the S&P 500: 3,131.29, UP 13.43 points (0.43%).
  66. 2021 Wednesday: How soon before the new American ‘Gestapo’ shows up in the middle of the night, flashing their Nacht und Nebel badges to signify we no longer have any rights and can be arrested in the dead of darkness?  Remember: there are more than 75 million of us and it’s going to take them several years before they can accomplish the Replacement Theory.   Stick around to uncover the events of the day along with the rest of us…

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

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

[iii] The Atlanta Rhythm Section is another awesome American band, one we sure as heck hope to promote when and if we return to doing music again.

[iv] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Knack but one day, we most surely will.

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

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

DAY TWENTY-SEVEN OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

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

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

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

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

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

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Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front as disaster continues to unfold north of Stalingrad among the Italian Eighth Army as the Soviets pummel its troops into nothingness, Field Marshall Erich von Manstein receives the reports from his intelligence officers following their visit with Generals Paulus and Schmidt and begins to realize NOT much can be done to save the German Sixth Army in the dying city. The Russian counteroffensives threaten not only Army Group Don but also all of its parent group, Army Group A who is fighting in the Caucasus. He will have to make decisions and quick.

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355. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2020:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Bushrod Washington and Horace Harmon Lurton; U.S. Attorney General Edwin Stanton; U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk; U.S. Secretary of War William Wilkins; U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski; the Association featuring Terry Kirkman, Big Brother and the Holding Company featuring James Gurley, the Eagles featuring Joe Walsh, Jethro Tull featuring Ian Anderson and Glenn Cornick, and KISS featuring Peter Criss:

  1. 69 Thursday: After leaving his son, Titus, to finish the Great Jewish War, Vespasian arrives home in Rome with part of his army, to contest the Roman Empire’s succession.
  2. 1192 Monday: Returning home from the Crusades, English King Richard the Lionhearted suffers capture outside of Vienna by his enemies.
  3. 1669 Tuesday: In the first jury trial held in Delaware Colony, for the crime of insurrection, the jury condemns Marcus Jacobson to flogging, branding, and to lifelong slavery.
  4. 1699 Thursday: Peter the Great ordered the Russian New Year to change from September 1 to January 1 to keep in accordance with other European nations.  
  5. 1779 Saturday: In Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the future 19th U.S. Secretary of War William Wilkins is born.  A Jacksonian Democrat, Wilkins would serve under President John Tyler from 02-15-1844 to 03-04-1845.
  6. 1780 Monday: England declares war on the Netherlands.
  7. 1790 Saturday: The first successful cotton mill in the United States began operating at Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
  8. 1798 Tuesday: The 11th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Bushrod Washington assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Federalist, President John Adams nominated Washington to succeed Associate Justice James Wilson.  Washington served from today until 11-26-1829.
  9. 1803 Monday: Delegates completed the Louisiana Purchase as ownership of the territory underwent formal transfer from France to the United States.  Ceremonies in New Orleans completed the transfer.
  10. 1812 Saturday: German authors Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published the first volume of the first edition of their collection of folk stories, titled, “Children’s and Household Tales.”
  11. 1820 Tuesday: Missouri imposes a $1.00 ‘bachelor’s tax’ on all unmarried men between the ages of 21-50.
  12. 1860 Wednesday: South Carolina became the first state to secede from the Union as all 169 delegates to a special convention in Charleston voted in favor of succession.  Elsewhere, the 25th U.S. Attorney General Edwin Stanton assumed office on this date.  First a Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President James Buchanan from 12-20-1860 to 03-04-1861.
  13. 1864 Monday: Confederate forces evacuated Savannah, Georgia, as Union General William T. Sherman continued his “March to the Sea.”
  14. 1879 Friday: Thomas Alva Edison gave a private demonstration of his incandescent light at Menlo Park, New Jersey.
  15. 1880 Sunday: When electricity lighted up New York’s Broadway, people came to know it as the “Great White Way.”
  16. 1892 Monday: Alexander T. Brown and George Stillman patented the pneumatic tire.
  17. 1909 Monday: The 61st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Horace Harmon Lurton took his place on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President William Howard Taft nominated Lurton to fill Associate Justice Rufus Peckham’s seat.  Justice Lurton served from today until 07-12-1914.
  18. 1912 Friday: The play, “Peg O’ my Heart,” a comedy of youth by John Hartley Manners starring his wife, actress Laurette Taylor, opened on Broadway.
  19. 1915 Monday: Russian troops overrun the Persian city of Qum.
  20. 1919 Saturday: The U.S. House of Representatives restricts immigration into the country.
  21. 1922 Wednesday: Fourteen republics join to form the Soviet Union.
  22. 1924 Saturday: After serving nine months in prison for his role in the failed Beer Hall Putsch, Bavarian authorities release Adolf Hitler from jail on good behavior.  During his time behind bars, Hitler penned his autobiographical screed, “Mein Kampf.”[i]
  23. 1928 Thursday: Mail delivery by dog sled began in Lewiston, Maine.
  24. 1939 Wednesday: Future member of the rock band, the Association[ii]—Terry Kirkman (wind instruments, vocals, and percussion)—is born on this date.
  25. 1941 Saturday: During the early days of World War II, Japanese troops begin landing in the Philippines on the island of Mindanao.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front, General Heinz Guderian- the panzer ace- is on the way back to his Second Panzer Army headquarters in Orel.  Within a day or two, disaster will befall the Wehrmacht there as ramped up Red Army counterattacks would begin attacking up and down the line outside the gates of Moscow. 
  26. 1942 Sunday: Also during World War II, the Japanese air force bombs Calcutta, India, for the first time.  Meanwhile, on the Eastern Front as disaster continues to unfold north of Stalingrad among the Italian Eighth Army as the Soviets pummel its troops into nothingness, Field Marshall Erich von Manstein receives the reports from his intelligence officers following their visit with Generals Paulus and Schmidt and begins to realize NOT much can be done to save the German Sixth Army in the dying city.  The Russian counteroffensives threaten not only Army Group Don but also all of its parent group, Army Group A who is fighting in the Caucasus.  He will have to make decisions and quick.
  27. 1943 Monday: Concerned that the Allies were going to establish a second front somewhere in Western Europe, the Fuhrer begins making it known that troops fighting in the East would have to rely on the manpower they already have.  Thus, any future reinforcements will begin being diverted to the West.  This change in plans had been coming for some time and in 1944, it would further debilitate Axis efforts in the USSR.
  28. 1944 Wednesday: During the Battle of the Bulge, German troops surround elements of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division at the Belgium crossroads town of Bastogne.   There, the resistance put up by the Americans against overwhelming odds would throw a monkey wrench into German plans in the drive to capture all important port city Antwerp.
  29. 1945 Thursday: The Office of Price Administration announced the end of rationing effective January 01, 1946.  Elsewhere, Peter Criss—future drummer with the rock band, KISS[iii] (drums/vocals 1973-80 / 1996-2000 / 2002-04), is born on this date.
  30. 1946 Friday: In French Indochina (Vietnam for the stupid), full-scale warfare between French Colonial Forces and the communist Viet Minh guerillas erupts.   The French are determined to reclaim their empire and the people of Southeast Asia are determined to defend their liberties after the Japanese surrender.
  31. 1960 Tuesday: In West Germany, the authorities arrest former Auschwitz Death Camp Commandant Richard Bar.
  32. 1961 Wednesday: In Palm Springs, California, famed playwright-director Moss Hart, 57, died.
  33. 1963 Friday: The Soviets and East German authorities opened the Berlin Wall for the first time to West Berliners, who received clearance for one-day visits to relatives in the Eastern sector for the holidays.
  34. 1967 Wednesday: Ian Anderson and Glenn Cornick form the British rock band, Jethro Tull[iv].  
  35. 1968 Friday: Author John Steinbeck died in New York at age 66.
  36. 1973 Thursday: Singer-songwriter Bobby Darin died in Los Angeles, California, following open-heart surgery; he was 37 years-old.
  37. 1975 Saturday: Guitarist/vocalist Joe Walsh, formerly of the James Gang[v] and a solo artist joins the Eagles[vi].
  38. 1977 Tuesday: The second day of the Great Kern County Dust Storm picks up speed as winds in certain places around Kern County hit 192 miles per hour, burying people and livestock.  Most businesses must shut down but especially restaurants as ventilation systems pull in dust and dirt to the point that they cannot function.  The storm would continue for two more days causing $40 million in damage.  Witnesses recall seeing telephone poles crossing one another along roadways, roofs torn off houses, doors blasted in, cars sandblasted, and people buried alongside freeways in their cars.  The National Weather Service considered the ‘once in a lifetime’ weather event as one of the top 15 weather events of the century.
  39. 1978 Wednesday: After serving an 18-month sentence for his role in the Watergate scandal, former White House Chief of Staff H.R. Haldeman walked free.
  40. 1986 Saturday: White teenagers beat black youths in Howard Beach, New York.
  41. 1987 Sunday: More than 4,300 people died when the Dona Paz, a Philippine passenger ship, collided with the tanker Vector off Mindoro Island.
  42. 1989 Wednesday: The United States launched Operation Just Cause, sending troops into Panama to topple the nation’s dictator Manuel Noriega, whom they accused of drug trafficking into the U.S. among other things.
  43. 1994 Tuesday: Former U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk died at age 85 in Athens, Georgia.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Baines Johnson from 01-21-1961 to 01-20-1969.
  44. 1995 Wednesday: An Americans Airlines Boeing 757 en route to Cali, Colombia, slammed into a mountain killing all but four of the 163 people aboard.  Meanwhile, in Bosnia-Herzegovina, NATO began its peacekeeping mission, taking over from U.N. troops.
  45. 1999 Monday: Portugal returns the island of Macao to the Communist Chinese.  Meanwhile, the Vermont Supreme Court ruled that homosexual couples were entitled to the same benefits and protections as wedded couples of the opposite sex.  Finally, country music legend Hank Snow died in Nashville at age 85.
  46. 2002 Friday: Two weeks after launching a political firestorm due to some insensitive remarks, Senate Republican Leader Trent Lott resigned his seat.  If Democrats say insensitive things, seldom does anyone require them to leave but Republicans always jump ship.  Meanwhile, the nation’s 10 biggest brokerage firms agreed to pay $1.44 billion and fundamentally to change the way they do business to settle allegations that they had mislead investors by hyping certain companies flawed stocks.  Elsewhere, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski enters the U.S. Senate on this date.
  47. 2004 Monday: In a sobering assessment of the Iraq War, President George W. Bush acknowledged during a news conference that Americans’ resolve had been shaken by grisly scenes of death and destruction, and he pointedly criticized the performance of U.S.-trained Iraqi troops.  Elsewhere, attorneys presented opening statements in the Robert Blake murder trial in Los Angeles.  A jury later acquitted him of killing his wife, Bonny Lee Bakely, but in a civil trial, the jury found him liable in a wrongful-death lawsuit brought by Bakley’s family.    
  48. 2005 Tuesday: New York City union members shut down the subway system and the bus system for three days.  Meanwhile, a federal judge ruled that “intelligent design” could not be mentioned in biology classes in a Pennsylvania public school district, delivering a stinging attack on the Dover Area School Board. [vii]
  49. 2006 Wednesday: In Great Britain, the Home Office announces plans to require foreign nationals living in the country to have a biometric ID card.  We need the same thing in the United States, for Pete’s sake!  Meanwhile in Somalia, as the civil war there continues, heavy fighting erupts around the interim government’s base at Baidoa.
  50. 2007 Thursday: The U.S. House Intelligence Committee subpoenas the former head of the CIA’s National Clandestine Service Jose Rodriguez to bust his balls over the destruction of CIA interrogation tapes of jihadist thugs and murderers in CIA custody.  Ah, well, you can’t get everything you want.  Meanwhile, the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam, strikes again as a suicide attack targeting a Pakistani government official kills at least 50 people and wounds loads of others.  Elsewhere, four Palestinians get themselves killed as they attempt to attack Israel along its border with the Gaza Strip.  
  51. 2008 Saturday: Reuters reports that three submarine cables mysteriously break that disrupt telephone and internet communications between the Middle East and Asia.
  52. 2009 Sunday: James Gurley, former lead guitarist with the San Francisco band, Big Brother, and the Holding Company[viii] suffers a heart attack and dies.   Elsewhere, U.N. climate talks end in failure thanks to no binding deal among the world’s nations.  Instead, the U.S., Communist China, South Africa, Brazil, and India met behind closed doors and hammered out a NON-binding agreement known as the Copenhagen accord by which, the nations would ‘agree’ to doing better but are under NO obligation to do so.   Meanwhile, as the swine flu (another pandemic from communist China) runs amok, President Barack Obama gets his injection for the disease.
  53. 2010 Monday: The Obama administration seeks the ability to launch raids into Pakistan deeper than they have before.  We thought President Obama was opposed to widening wars or starting new ones.  My, my, my!  Meanwhile, there is a reason for this: a report says that over the course of 2010, 700 foreign troops have lost their lives in Afghanistan to foes who hide across the border in- you guessed it- Pakistan.
  54. 2011 Tuesday: In Egypt, thousands of women protest the Cairo police for having beaten numerous female protesters in Tahir Square in Cairo.  The top U.S. Army general in Iraq- Lloyd Austin- returns from the devastated country.   Meanwhile, the U.S. military rests its case in the courts martial of Private Bradley Manning, the young soldier who handed reams of classified intel over to Julian Assange and WikiLeaks.
  55. 2012 Thursday: People across the United States are supposed to undergo a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the Sandy Hook Massacre.   Meanwhile, Vice President Joe Biden and members of the Cabinet and law enforcement officials from across the country met to discuss what could be done about the out-of-control gun violence across the country.  As it would turn out, NOTHING.
  56. 2013 Friday: For the first time since 1927, the Bakersfield High School Drillers football team won the state championship by beating Loomis-Del Oro Golden Eagles in the CIF Division I State Bowl Championship in Carson City, California.  The final score was 56-26.
  57. 2014 Saturday: Peshmerga forces in Iraq push ISIS forces off part of Sinjar Mountain, liberating 1,500 or so Yazidi families who had fled there after the terrorist army drove them from their villages in the valley below the mountain.  Meanwhile, the Obama administration sends four Afghan POWs back to their home country after having held them for more than a decade at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in the camp there.
  58. 2015 Sunday: At the recent Democratic Presidential Primary Debate, Senator Bernie Sanders and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton go to town on one another over the role of the U.S. military in the world.  Hillary a hawk and Bernie a Chi-Com-loving dove have different views.  Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley was there, too, but no one gave a s**t.
  59. 2016 Tuesday: Outgoing President Barack Hussein Obama bans oil drilling in both the Arctic and along the Eastern Seaboard.  Meanwhile, the World Meteorological Association says that 2016 is going to be the hottest year on record driving young climate change activists to run amok in the streets, believing the planet is going to die.  Four years later, it’s still here and doing better, no thanks to the Chi-Com Bat Flu of 2020.   Elsewhere, the Trump transition team continues requesting information from the U.S. State Department regarding its donations to environmental groups.
  60. 2017 Wednesday: Democracy Now (and other liberal groups) are wailing that the Republican-controlled Congress passes a massive tax overhaul group that is going to benefit the nation’s richest Americans and corporations.  Again, the ‘richest Americans and corporations’ provide the most jobs.  Meanwhile, as rent-a-mobs protest in the streets, the very same congress passes a budget bill that won’t provide additional aid to DREAMERS.  Oh, boohoo.   
  61. 2018 Thursday: After ‘disagreements’ with President Donald J. Trump on military strategy- namely, keeping troops in West Africa, East Africa, Afghanistan, and Syria- U.S. Secretary of Defense James “Mad Dog” Mattis announces his resignation effective at the end of the year.  The president would send him packing sooner…
  62. 2019 Friday: Awaiting the House Democrats to walk the impeachment papers over to the U.S. Senate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his fellow GOP senators plot the upcoming impeachment strategy.  Unable to really generate honest articles of impeachment against President Trump, the Democrats have cobbled together two laughable articles of impeachment which over the course of time would become known to everyone.  The Democrats in the Senate would DEMAND WITNESSES.  Folks, the Senate hears from NO witnesses as the Senate members are the jury and the party doing the impeachment presents its case, win, or lose.  Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump establishes the U.S. Space Force on this date to counter Chi-Com, Russian, and Iranian threats in the war domain of outer space.  
  63. 2020 Sunday: Here are today’s NFL matchups: (4) Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31 (9-5) @ Atlanta Falcons, 27 (4-10) Sunday 10:00 A.M.  (5)  San Francisco 49ers, 33 (5-9) @ Dallas Cowboys, 41 (5-9) 10:00 A.M.  (6) Detroit Lions, 25 (5-9) @ Tennessee Titans, 46 (10-4) 10:00 A.M.  (7) Houston Texans, 20 (4-10) @ Indianapolis Colts, 27 (10-4) 10:00 A.M.  (8) New England Patriots, 12 (6-8) @ Miami Dolphins, 22 (9-5) 10:00 A.M.  (9) Chicago Bears, 33 (7-7) @ Minnesota Vikings, 27 (6-8) 10:00 A.M. (10) Seattle Seahawks, 20 (10-4) @ Washington Redskins, 15 (6-8) 10:00 A.M.  (11)  Jacksonville Jaguars, 14 (1-13) @ Baltimore Ravens, 40 (9-5) 10:00 A.M.  (12) New York Jets, 23 (1-13) @ Los Angeles Rams, 20 (9-5) 1:05 P.M.  (13) Philadelphia Eagles, 26 (4-9-1) @ Arizona Cardinals, 33 (8-6) 1:05 P.M.  (14) Kansas City Chiefs, 32 (13-1) @ New Orleans Saints, 29 (10-4) 1:25 P.M.  (15) Cleveland Browns, 20 (10-4) @ New York Giants, 6 (5-9) 5:20 P.M.  Tomorrow night: (16) Pittsburgh Steelers (11-2) @ Cincinnati Bengals (2-10-1) Monday Night 5:15 P.M.
  64. 2020 Sunday A: Folks, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Yellow Bat Flu- the -disease the Chi-Coms manufactured in their Wuhan biowarfare lab and their allies, the Democratic Party- used to throw the election to “Pro-China Joe” Biden, aka “Chi-Com Joe”:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 76,760,893 confirmed cases, +634,728, 1,692,151, confirmed deaths, +8,617, and 43,244,094 confirmed recoveries, +280,463 (last week, the number was much higher so some funny business is going on here, folks).  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 17,975,428 confirmed cases, up 346,135 from yesterday’s reporting, 320,595 confirmed deaths, UP 3,061, and 7,925,626 confirmed recoveries, UP 67,965.
  65. 2020 Sunday B: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 1,869,125 confirmed cases, 22,653 confirmed deaths (number readjusted DOWN from last week), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 20,257 confirmed cases, 282 confirmed deaths, and no longer any mention of confirmed recoveries at this point.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 226,551 confirmed cases, 3,169 confirmed deaths (down from a week ago), and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: Georgia- currently, they have 562,479 confirmed cases, 10,383 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at Israel’s numbers now that Mo is living there: 374,760 confirmed cases, 3,099 confirmed deaths, and 348,106 confirmed recoveries.   Speaking of Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received his Bat Flu vaccine today on live TV.  Elsewhere, although the world is contending with the Wuhan bat flu, economist Stephen Moore says ‘2021 should be very bright thanks to the Chi-Vi vaccine.’ Meanwhile, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams says the country ‘should be normal by later spring or early summer.’  Finally, the Moderna vaccine is out on the road in the U.S. and people could be receiving their vaccinations tomorrow.  
  66. 2020 Sunday C:  President Donald J. Trump refutes Fake News claims that he is going to seize government and declare martial law.  We know this cannot happen because the military already said, ‘they aren’t going to get involved in the election.’   Meanwhile, the president continues trying to push a stimulus bill for the American people as lawmakers continue haggling with one another over a COVID-19, aka Kung Flu, relief bill that neither Democrats nor Republicans seemingly can pass.  We begin voting them out in 2022, 2024, 2026 and on and on and on.  Meanwhile, outgoing Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard- a leader of the people- is pushing for COVID-19 relief for small businesses.  Will anyone listen?
  67. 2020 Sunday D: The Save America Bus Tour with Senator Ted Cruz at the helm pulls into Cumming, Georgia, today.  Yesterday, it was in Savannah, as the battle to keep the U.S. Senate from the communist Democrats continues.  Meanwhile, as we continue learning more dirt on that scumbag, Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell and his ties to the Chi-Coms via to sleeping with an MSS agent for several years, information is beginning to come to light on another Democrat Congressman Adam Schiff.  A driving force in the fake impeachment of President Trump and his phone call with Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukraine’s president, we now learn that Schiff has deep ties to Burisma, the Ukrainian natural gas company.  Boris Pasternak of Burisma held fundraisers for Congressman Schiff as well as funneled money from George Soros’ left-wing ‘think tanks,’ Atlantic Council being one.  He also received cash from Blackrock and Franklin-Templeton Investments.  What a scumbag.
  68. 2020 Sunday E: The ‘religion of peace’ strikes again in Kabul, Afghanistan, as two car bombings kill nine people and wound another 20 citizens.  One must love Islam.  Meanwhile, U.S. troops are leaving Somalia for neighboring countries.  Elsewhere, the U.S. emplaces sanctions on Chi-Com companies involved in the phony elections in Venezuela.  Finally, in Great Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is using the communist Chinese virus to cancel Christmas and more or less declares a severe lockdown of the British people all in the name of protecting people from the Wuhan Bat Flu.  Boris has gone crazy. 
  69. 2020 Sunday F: “Tiger King” Joe Exotic is seeking a pardon from President Trump.  Former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin, R, is urging a pardon for Julian Assange as are many for Edward Snowden.  Meanwhile, President Trump tweets that ‘John Bolton is the stupidest man alive.’  Many of us used to believe Mr. Bolton was a good man; we now know he is little more than a worthless POS who embodies the Military-Industrial Complex and endless, endless war…
  70. 2020 Sunday G: Even though it’s Sunday, the Chi-Coms and their allies in Canada, Iran, Russia, Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea, and in the Democratic Party here in the U.S. are up to no good.  Stick around to discover exactly what they are doing…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0318 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Teddy Bear Hill.”  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 J. Geils Band would deliver its finest album on October 26, 1981, “Freeze-Frame.”  Folks, in the era of MTV, this album and the band was made for Music TV.  This would be the last album to feature the original lineup- John “J.” Geils (guitars), Peter Wolf (vocals), Seth Justman (keyboards/vocals), Danny Klein (bass/vocals), Stephen Jo Bladd (drums), and “Magic Dick” (harmonicas/saxophones)- because their success was so great, it would cause Peter Wolf to become full of himself and depart.  Ah, well, it was a heartbreaker at the time but NO reason not to look for this album as it contains the amazing title track, “Centerfold,” “Angel in Blue,” and “Flamethrower,” all of which kept this album Number One for at least a month and those songs on the radio for decades to come.  We hope everyone will seek this album out and add it to your collection- you will be so glad you did- of that, we guarantee!

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[i] We hope to advertise this book for historical purposes on this date. 

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

[iii] We look forward to sharing the music of KISS sometime in the next 10-15 years.  We hope you will still be with us when we do because YOU won’t want to miss them. 

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

[v] We promoted the music of the James Gang beginning on Saturday, 11-August-2012 through Monday, 27-August-2012.  We did not do the solo discography of Joe Walsh at the time but when we arrive at the Eagles, we most certainly will.

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

[vii] This is typical of liberal leftwing judges as communists do not believe in God and always go after any mention of God or His ‘intelligent design,’ because communists do not want humankind to believe in anything greater than human beings.  We say, “BULLSHIT” to this, shame on the judge.  If leftists did not fear God as much as they do, they would remain silent.  You never see leftist judges go after Muslims.

[viii] We promoted the music of Big Brother and the Holding Company, beginning on Monday, 18-July-2011 through Tuesday, 26-July-2011.  At the time, we were not farsighted enough to offer the music of Janis Joplin but hope to do so at some point in the near future when we return to promoting the music of American rock bands.

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Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice Clarence Thomas; U.S. Secretary of State William P. Rodgers; U.S. Secretaries of War William Wilkins and George W. McCrary; the Atlanta Rhythm Section featuring Paul Goddard, the Beatles featuring Stuart Sutcliffe, the Grateful Dead featuring Robert Hunter, the Kinks featuring Peter Quaife, and “My Sharona” by the Knack:

  1. 930: The oldest parliament in the world, Iceland, forms on this date.
  2. 1314: In the First War of Scottish Independence, the Battle of Bannockburn—south of Stirling—commences.
  3. 1611: The mutinous crew of Henry Hudson’s fourth voyage sets Hudson, his son and seven loyal crewmembers adrift in a boat in what is now Hudson Bay—no one ever heard from them again.
  4. 1713: The French residents of Acadia are given one year to declare allegiance to Britain or leave Nova Scotia.
  5. 1724: Russia and Turkey sign the Treaty of Constantinople ending the conflict between them and giving Russia the right to protect Christians on pilgrimage to the Holy sites of the Middle East.
  6. 1757: Forces of the East India Company led by Robert Clive won the Battle of Plassey, which effectively marked the beginning of the British Colonial rule in India.
  7. 1776: The final draft of the Declaration of Independence is submitted to the Continental Congress.
  8. 1794: Catherine the Great permits Jews to settle in Kiev in the Ukraine.
  9. 1812: Britain, unaware that America had declared war against it five days earlier, rescinded its policy on neutral shipping, a major issue of contention between the two countries.
  10. 1821: Dutch troops break down the final resistance at Palembang, Indonesia.
  11. 1836: Congress approved the Deposit Act, which contained a provision for turning over surplus federal revenue to the states.
  12. 1860: A congressional resolution authorized creation of the United States Government Printing Office, which opened the following year. The U.S. Secret Service forms on this date.
  13. 1865: At Fort Towson, Oklahoma Territory, General Stand Waite—who was also a Cherokee chief—surrenders the last sizable Confederate Army to the Union troops. Meanwhile, the 19thS. Secretary of War William Wilkins died.  A Jacksonian Democrat, he Served under President John Tyler from 02-15-1844 to 03-04-1845.
  14. 1868: Christopher Latham Sholes received a patent for an invention he called the ‘Type-Writer.’ It featured a QWERTY keyboard and was the first commercially successful typewriter.
  15. 1888: Abolitionist Frederick Douglass received one vote from the Kentucky delegation at the Republican convention in Chicago, Illinois, effectively making him the first black candidate to have his name placed in nomination for U.S. president; however, the nomination went to Benjamin Harrison.
  16. 1890: In St. Joseph, Mo., former 33rdS. Secretary of War George McCrary dies. A Republican, he served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from 03-12-1877 to 12-09-1879.
  17. 1892: The Democratic National Convention in Chicago nominated former President Grover Cleveland on the first ballot.
  18. 1904: President Theodore Roosevelt was nominated for a second term of office at the Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.
  19. 1913: In Norfolk, N.Y., future 55thS. Secretary of State William P. Rodgers is born. A Republican, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from 01-22-1969 to 09-03-1973.
  20. 1926: The College Board administers the first SAT exam.
  21. 1931: Aviators Wiley Post and Harold Gatty took off from New York on a round-the-world flight that lasted eight days and 15 hours.
  22. 1934: After defeating the neighboring nation of Albania, Fascist Italy asserted its right to colonize the Balkan nation.
  23. 1938: The Civil Aeronautics Authority was established.
  24. 1940: Nazi leader Adolf Hitler tours newly conquered Paris in occupied France. Elsewhere, Stuart Sutcliffe, future bassist with the EARLY Beatles[i], is born in Edinburgh, Scotland on this date.  When he died at age 21, Paul McCartney would move from guitar to bass.
  25. 1941: Famed lyricist for the Grateful Dead[ii], Robert Hunter, was born on this date.
  26. 1942: The first selections for the gas chambers at Auschwitz take place on a train loaded with Jews from Paris.
  27. 1944: During World War II, the RAF discovers where Werner von Braun’s V1-V2 rocket base is located at Peenemunde; soon, they will begin bombing it.
  28. 1945: Future member of the Atlanta Rhythm Section[iii]–Paul Goddard (bass/backing vocals 1971-1983 / 2011-2014)—is born on this date.
  29. 1947: The Senate joined the House in overriding President Harry S. Truman’s veto of the Taft-Hartley Act, designed to limit the power of organized labor.
  30. 1948: Future conservative and 106th justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas, is born in Savannah, Georgia. President George H.W. Bush nominated him to fill the seat of Justice Thurgood Marshall.  He began serving on the high court on 10-23-1991 and is still there, much to the anger and hate of America’s liberals.
  31. 1950: Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501, a DC-4, crashed into Lake Michigan with the loss of all 58 people aboard her.
  32. 1952: The U.S. Air Force bombed power plants on the Yalu River, North Korea, during the Korean War.
  33. 1956: Gamal Abdel Nasser was elected president of Egypt.
  34. 1964: Following the resignation of Henry Cabot Lodge as the U.S. envoy to Vietnam, the Johnson administration sent Maxwell Taylor to take his place.
  35. 1966: Law enforcement officers in Democrat-controlled Mississippi dispersed civil rights marchers using tear gas to accomplish their means.
  36. 1967: President Lyndon B. Johnson and Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin held the first of two meetings at Glassboro State College in New Jersey.
  37. 1968: A syndicated newspaper column by Joseph Kraft coined the term, “Middle America.”
  38. 1969: Warren E. Burger was sworn in as chief justice of the United States by the man he was succeeding, Earl Warren. Meanwhile, in the 8th round of their heavyweight title fight, Joe Frazier scores a RTD over Jerry Quarry at 3:00 minutes of Round 7 in a 15-round bout.  Frazier retained the NYSAC heavyweight title and improved his record to 24-0.
  39. 1972: President Richard M. Nixon and White House chief of staff, H.R. Haldeman discussed a plan to use the CIA to obstruct the FBI’s Watergate investigation. Revelation of the tape recording of this conversation sparked Nixon’s resignation.  President Nixon signed into law Title IX, which barred discrimination based on sex for “any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.”
  40. 1979: The rock group, the Knack[iv], release the monster hit, “My Sharona.”
  41. 1983: The United States Supreme Court rules that Congress cannot veto presidential decisions.
  42. 1985: All 329 people aboard an Air India Boeing 747 died when the plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean near Ireland because of a bomb authorities believe was planted by Sikh separatists.
  43. 1986: House Speaker Thomas “Tip” O’Neill refuses to allow President Ronald Reagan to address the body. Nancy Pelosi would do this to President Donald J. Trump in 2019.  Democrats do this to Republicans but never the other way around.
  44. 1988: James E. Hansen, a climatologist at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, told a senate panel that global warming of the earth caused by the “greenhouse effect” was a reality.
  45. 1990: Moldova declares independence from the collapsing Soviet Union.
  46. 1993: In a case that drew widespread attention, Lorena Bobbitt of Prince William County, Virginia, sexually mutilated her husband, John, after he allegedly raped her. A jury later acquitted Mr. Bobbitt of marital sexual assault while Lorena was later acquitted by reason of insanity of malicious wounding.
  47. 1994 Thursday: South Africa reclaims its seat in the United Nations General Assembly.
  48. 1995 Friday: Dr. Jonas Salk, the medical pioneer who developed the first vaccine to halt the crippling rampage of polio, died in La Jolla, California, at the age of 80.
  49. 2003 Monday: Apple Computer Inc. unveiled the new Power Mac desktop computer on this date.
  50. 2004 Wednesday: The U.S. proposed that North Korea agree to a series of nuclear disarmament measures over a three-month period in exchange for economic benefits.
  51. 2005 Thursday: Roger Ebert received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  52. 2009 Tuesday: Hardening the U.S. reaction to Iran’s disputed elections and bloody aftermath, President Barack Obama condemned the violence against protesters and lent his strongest support yet to their accusations that the hardline victory was a fraud. Yet, when riots broke out, Obama did nothing for the Iranian people yet managed to meddle in every other nation experiencing the “Arab Spring.”  What a guy.  Elsewhere, “Tonight Show” sidekick Ed McMahon died in Los Angeles at age 86.
  53. 2010 Wednesday: 76 are dead and hundreds missing after a train crash in a ravine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Elsewhere, Peter Quaife, original bassist with the British rock band, the Kinks, died from the effects of kidney illness.
  54. 2011 Thursday: Japan’s Iwate Prefecture experiences a 6.7-magnitude earthquake.
  55. 2012 Saturday: As part of a build-up to the London 2012 Summer Olympics, 100,000 people attend a two-day rock festival at Hackney Marshes.
  56. 2013 Sunday: In South Africa, former President Nelson Mandela continues receiving treatment for a severe lung infection, leaving him in critical condition. Elsewhere, Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency contractor behind the disclosures of the U.S. government’s sweeping surveillance programs, left Hong Kong for Moscow with the stated intention of seeking asylum in Ecuador; however, Snowden ended up remaining in Moscow most likely because Vladimir Putin wanted to keep him there so he could milk him for information.
  57. 2014 Monday: “Nymphaea,” a painting in Claude Monet’s “Water Lilies” series, is auctioned today for a price of $54 million; this is only the second-highest price paid for a Monet – another painting in the series sold in 2008 for $80.3 million at auction.
  58. 2015 Tuesday: Amazon.com joins the bandwagon against the Confederate flag following the shooting committed by Dylann Storm Roof the previous week. Although many Americans see, the flag as part of the nation’s history—from the Civil War—many among the American people see it as a symbol of racism and want it removed.  Elsewhere, NASA’s Mars Odyssey completed its 60,000th orbit around the Red Planet.  The spacecraft entered orbit around the fourth planet from the Sun on October 23, 2001.
  59. 2016 Thursday: On this date, the people of Great Britain flock to the polls to vote in the Brexit Referendum. The majority of Brits vote to leave the corrupt European Union which sets in motion near-constant problems among younger Brits who don’t want to go and with the EU who wants them to stay no matter what.
  60. 2017 Friday: President Donald J. Trump signed a bill making it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire problematic employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency struggling to serve millions of military vets.
  61. 2018 Saturday: Two assassination attempts in two African countries on this date. First, in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, an explosion occurs as President Emerson Mnangagwa speaks to the Zimbabwean people, killing at least 2 in attendance and wounds at least another 50.  Next, in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, an explosion occurs as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed speaks, killing at least two and wounds another 150.  ISIS?    Meanwhile, in Thailand, for some reason 12 boys and their soccer coach find themselves trapped by rising floodwaters in the Tham Luong Nang Nam Cave complex.  After being discovered inside nine days later, an international rescue attempt would get underway and eventually, all of them would make it back to the surface.
  62. 2019 Sunday: Upset Czechs, numbering around 250,000 take to the streets- not for a Black Lives Matter protest but because they are angry at the nation’s Prime Minister Andrej Babis. The protest occurs in Letna Plain Park and is the biggest public protest since the days when the communists ruled the country.
  63. 2020 Tuesday: The FBI announces that the rope- not calling it a NOOSE- found in NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace’s garage has been there since last October.  Since the garage assignments were only made recently, they cast doubt on the ‘act’ being deliberate.  We will keep the readership posted.  UPDATE on previous story: HATE CRIME HOAX.  Next, the European Union says it ‘may ban Americans from visiting Europe’ over COVID-19 concerns.  Okay.  Finally, President Trump visits the southern border to celebrate more than 200 miles of new border wall going up and the fact that numbers of illegal aliens attempting to cross is down by 86-percent.  At a Students for Trump rally in Arizona, it is clear the president has loads of support.
  64. 2020 Tuesday A: The Kung Flu, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka all manner of other names, continues causing problems.  Here are today’s stats for the globe: 9,154,232 confirmed cases, 473,650 confirmed deaths, and 4,585,022 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,373,274 confirmed cases, 122,654 confirmed deaths, and 735,365 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which the world famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM- has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, Golden State first: 183,073 confirmed cases, 5,580 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom won’t release the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on him!  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 816 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 669 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor David Ige for refusing to play Blue State politics.  Finally, in left-wing moron Governor Jay Inslee’s Evergreen State, here are the stats: 29,350 confirmed cases, 1,284 confirmed deaths, but NO reported confirmed recoveries.  The lack of information about recoveries tells one all they need to know.
  65. 2020 Tuesday B: Here are today’s Stock Market close: the DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,156.10, UP 131.14 points (0.50%); next, for the NASDAQ: 10,131.37, UP 74.89 points (0.74%); and the S&P 500: 3,131.29, UP 13.43 points (0.43%).

 

 

 

 

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This artwork is #0138 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Riding the Owl Hoot Trail.”  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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Syd Barrett’s record company released an archival effort on January 25, 1987, “The Peel Sessions,” an album from a British music show, John Peel’s Top Gear Show.  Here the artist, joined by David Gilmour (bass) and Jerry Shirley (drums) performs five songs from his first two solo albums.  No one ever knew for sure what they would get with Barrett but here, he delivers a good set and as a blast from the past, this one is definitely worth seeking out and adding to your collection.  You will indeed enjoy it.  We thank you.

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

[iii] The Atlanta Rhythm Section is another awesome American band, one we sure as heck hope to promote when and if we return to doing music again.

[iv] Not sure when we will promote the music of the Knack but one day, we most surely will.

 

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