171. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2022

2008 Friday: Like poor Tibet, Nepal also is coming under the sway of the Chi-Coms which leads to massive protests in front of the Chi-Com embassy. At least 700 Tibetans were there among the crowd, all of whom were arrested with three being slapped with charges of ‘anti-Chi-Com activities.’ Folks, who runs Nepal? The government of that nation or Beijing? The world knows the answer.

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SPRING SESSION 2022

DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 141[i]

171. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2022:

Juneteenth (substitute) Federal Holiday; Juneteenth (substitute) in 20 States, West Virginia Day (West Virginia), and American Eagle Day

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer; U.S. Attorney General Hugh S. Legaré; U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Howard Mason Gore; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram and Benjamin Bristow; U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring; the Beach Boys featuring Brian Wilson, the Commodores featuring Lionel Richie, Duran Duran featuring John Taylor, the Four Tops featuring Lawrence Peyton, the Newport Pop Festival 1969 featuring Jimi Hendrix, the Miracles featuring Claudette Robinson, and Van Halen featuring Michael Anthony:

  1. 451 Tuesday: In eastern modern-day France, the Romans and their Goth allies beat the army of Attila the Hun on the Catalaunian Plains.
  2. 1567 Tuesday: By order of Don Enrique, Brazil expels its Jews.
  3. 1582 Sunday: Bishop Domingo de Salazar of Manila suppresses the Philippines.
  4. 1632 Sunday: The British crown grants the Second Lord Baltimore the exclusive right to develop the Chesapeake Bay region.
  5. 1667 Monday: The reign of the 238th Roman Catholic Pope Clement IX begins on this date.  He would guide all of Christendom from today until December 9, 1669.
  6. 1756 Sunday: Indian rebels defeat the British Army at Calcutta and imprison 146 soldiers in the infamous “Black Hole of Calcutta.”
  7. 1782 Thursday: Congress approved the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the emblem of the bald eagle.
  8. 1791 Monday: King Louis XVI of France and his family attempted to flee the country in the so-called Flight to Vergennes, but their pursuers caught up with them and dragged them back to Paris.
  9. 1793 Thursday: Eli Whitney applied for a cotton gin patent.  The device initiated the American mass production concept.
  10. 1819 Sunday: The 320-ton Savannah becomes the first steamship to cross any ocean—the Atlantic Ocean.
  11. 1831 Monday: The 9th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 06, 1825, until today. 
  12. 1837 Tuesday: Queen Victoria acceded to the British throne following the death of her uncle, King William IV.  Meanwhile, in Smyrna, Ottoman Empire, the future 51st Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer, Republican, is born to missionary parents.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated him to fill the seat of Republican Stanley Matthews.  Brewer served from December 18, 1889, to March 28, 1910.
  13. 1840 Saturday: Samuel Morse patents his telegraph.  This would be a monumental game-changer, especially for ships at sea and for getting communications sent from one point in the world to another wherever the telegraph wires were laid.
  14. 1843 Tuesday: In Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Attorney General AND Acting Secretary of State Hugh S. Legaré died at age 46.  A Democrat, he served under President John Tyler as AG from September 13, 1841, and as Acting secretary of state from May 09, 1841, until his death today. 
  15. 1863 Saturday: The chartered bank in the United States occurs in Davenport, Iowa, with the National Bank.  Meanwhile, West Virginia becomes the 35th state of the Union.
  16. 1864 Monday: The Civil War Battle of Petersburg, Virginia, continues as the fighting takes place in the trenches between the Confederate and Union troops.
  17. 1866 Wednesday: Italy declares war on Austria.
  18. 1867 Thursday: President Andrew Johnson announces the purchase of Alaska from the Russians.
  19. 1876 Tuesday: The 30th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Benjamin Bristow left office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from June 04, 1874, until today.
  20. 1893 Tuesday: A jury in New Bedford, Massachusetts, found Lizzie Borden NOT guilty of the ax murders of her father and stepmother.
  21. 1898 Monday: En route to fight the Spanish in the Philippines, the U.S. Navy seizes the island of Guam from its Spanish defenders.
  22. 1907 Thursday: The first Portland Rose Festival occurs on this date.
  23. 1919 Friday: Germany ends its confederation with Austria as per the terms with the Treaty of Versailles.  The chancellor of the new post-World War I German republic, Philipp Scheidermann, a man who helped establish the republic resigns his office because he refuses to sign the treaty.
  24. 1921 Monday: U.S. Representative Alice Mary Robertson, Republican-Oklahoma, became the first woman to preside over a session of the House of Representatives.
  25. 1923 Wednesday: France announced it would seize the Rhineland to help Germany pay its debts from World War I.  This would be yet another massive slap in the face to the German people that would open their ears to the song of Adolf Hitler.  Stupid, stupid policy.
  26. 1939 Tuesday: The test flight of the first rocket plane using liquid propellants takes place on this date in Germany.
  27. 1940 Thursday: The 53rd U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring, a Democrat, left office on this day.  He served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from September 25, 1936, until today.  Meanwhile, as the Germans continue their advance through France to keep the pressure on Paris, the French negotiators prepare to leave for Compiegne where the Nazis have brought the railroad car that the Kaiser’s representatives were forced to sign the German surrender in World War I.  Adolf Hitler is jubilant as revenge has been on his mind for 21 years.  He wants the French humiliated worse than what Imperial Germany had to suffer.
  28. 1941 Friday: The U.S. military replaced the Army Air Corps with the U.S. Army Air Forces.  In 1947, the military abolished the Air Corps by creating the United States Air Forces.  Elsewhere, the Germans and their Axis allies in Eastern Europe are preparing to launch the largest land invasion in the history of the world in two days.  Air crews are receiving their briefings, artillery targets are being registered, and the 1.5 million troops ready to cross the frontier into the Soviet Union are enjoying their final days of rest.  War is coming and the Soviets are dozing on the other side of the border.
  29. 1942 Saturday: The Afrika Korps conquers Tobruk in North Africa.  Meanwhile, Nazi Adolf Eichmann announces the deportation of Dutch Jews.  On the Eastern Front, heavy fighting continues around the Crimean fortress city of Sebastopol as German and Rumanian troops continue fighting to batter their way into the city.  Farther east, the road to Stalingrad is underway as the German spring and summer offensive is moving south with growing momentum.  
  30. 1942 Saturday A: In the United States, future Beach Boy[ii], Brian Wilson, is born in Inglewood, California.  In 2022, we would celebrate the music of the Beach Boys and of each of its members.  Elsewhere, down in New Orleans, Louisiana, future member of the Miracles- Claudette Robinson- is born.  She would provide vocals.  
  31. 1943 Sunday: Race-related rioting erupted in Detroit; the governor sent in federal troops two days later to quell the violence that resulted in more than 30 deaths.  Elsewhere, the tide of war is definitely turning against the European Axis partners as Britain’s King George VI is able to visit the stubborn island of Malta that held out for so long against Axis assaults.
  32. 1944 Tuesday: The Nazis begin the mass extermination of all Jews at Auschwitz Death Camp.  Meanwhile, the Allies are advancing on all fronts in Europe.  On the Leningrad Front, the Soviets are advancing while the Allies are advancing in France and Italy.  Fighting is fierce.  Elsewhere during World War II, Japanese naval forces retreated in the Battle of the Philippine Sea after suffering heavy losses to the American fleet.  On Saipan, American forces continue battering the Japanese defenders who cling tenaciously to every scrap of geography.  It is victory or it’s death for them.
  33. 1945 Wednesday: Heavy fighting continues in the fights for Okinawa, the Philippines, and Borneo.  Meanwhile, a U.S. carrier force is softening up the Imperial Japanese forces clinging to Wake Island, one of the first places to fall to Japan shortly after the war began.  The Japanese have been sidelined here as recapturing the island did not fit in the main war plan of taking the fight TO JAPAN so the Japanese troops defending Wake are in dire straits.
  34. 1946 Thursday: The Big Four- the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union agree to begin the gradual withdrawal of Allied occupation forces from Italy.  The Soviets also agree to withdraw their troops from Bulgaria which although on the side of the Axis during World War II did not participate in Operation Barbarossa and also have traditionally been a Russian ally.  Still, they will be a part of the communist bloc.  It is what it is…
  35. 1947 Friday: Mob hitmen shot Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel dead at the Beverly Hills mansion of his girlfriend, Virginia Hill, apparently at the order of Mob associates.  Meanwhile, President Harry Truman vetoes the Taft-Hartley Act.  Elsewhere, in Clarksville, West Virginia, former 8th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Howard Mason Gore dies at age 69.  A Republican, Secretary Gore served under President Calvin Coolidge from November 22, 1924, to March 04, 1925.
  36. 1948 Sunday: The variety series, “Toast of the Town,” hosted by Ed Sullivan (for whom the producers later renamed the show), debuted on CBS-Television.
  37. 1949 Monday: The Central Intelligence Agency Act passes the U.S. Congress.
  38. 1950 Tuesday: Lionel Richie, future musician and vocalist with the funk-rock group, the Commodores[iii], is born in Alabama on this date.  Elsewhere, Willie Mays graduated from high school and immediately signed with the New York Giants.
  39. 1954 Sunday: Future longtime bassist with the Los Angeles, California, rock band, Van Halen[iv], 1974-2004—Michael Anthony—is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.   When Van Halen went on hiatus, he would join with vocalist Sammy Hagar in Chickenfoot.
  40. 1955 Monday: The AFL and the CIO agreed to combine names and merge into a solitary group.   
  41. 1960 Monday: Heavyweight Floyd Patterson knocks Ingmar Johansson out in the 5th round at the 1:51 minute mark of their scheduled 15-round heavyweight championship fight.  Besides improving his record to 36-2, Patterson won the NBA (National Boxing Association), NYSAC, and The Ring heavyweight titles of the world.  As for Johansson- aka the “Hammer of Thor”- his record went to 22-1.  He would face Patterson less than a year later and would also lose that bout.
  42. 1960 Monday A: In Solihull, England, future bassist with the wild British rock and roll band, Duran Duran- John Taylor- is born.
  43. 1963 Thursday: The United States and the Soviet Union signed an agreement to set up a “hot line” between the two superpowers.
  44. 1966 Monday: Sheila Scott completes the first round-the-world solo flight by a woman.
  45. 1967 Tuesday: A jury convicted boxer Muhammad Ali in Houston of violating Selective Service Laws by refusing to be drafter; however, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ultimately overturned his conviction.
  46. 1968 Thursday: American Jim Hines becomes the first person to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds.
  47. 1969 Friday: Georges Pompidou took the oath of office as the president of France.  Meanwhile, at the Newport ’69 Pop Festival, Jimi Hendrix[v] appears for a fee of $120,000.  At least 150,000 people attended the event.  Besides Hendrix, also performing on this day were Ike and Tina Turner,[vi] Albert King,[vii] Edwin Hawkins Singers,[viii] Joe Cocker,[ix] Southwind, Spirit,[x] and Taj Mahal.[xi]
  48. 1973 Wednesday: Larry Holmes improves his professional boxing record to 3-0 with his TKO of Curtis Whitner at 2:14 of the first round in a 4-round bout. 
  49. 1975 Friday: “Jaws,” based on the book by Peter Benchely, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfus hits movie theaters across the United States.
  50. 1977 Monday: On this date, the first oil commenced flowing through the recently completed Trans-Alaska Pipeline from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez. 
  51.  1988 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds a law that makes it illegal for private clubs to discriminate against minorities and women.
  52. 1990 Wednesday: Nelson Mandela lands in New York City to begin a tour of the United States.  Elsewhere, as many as 50,000 people die as an earthquake devastates Iran.
  53. 1993 Sunday: In the 47th NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Phoenix Suns 4 games to 2.
  54. 1994 Monday: The authorities arraign O.J. Simpson for the murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman.  Before the judge, he pleaded not guilty to the crime.  Elsewhere, former airman Dean Allen Mellberg went on a shooting rampage at Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane, Washington, killing four people and wounding 22 others before being killed by a military police sharpshooter.
  55. 1997 Friday: Lawrence Peyton- longtime vocalist with the Motown group, the Four Tops[xii], 1953-1997, died on this date in Southfield, Michigan.
  56. 2007 Wednesday: Military operations in the eastern portion of Sri Lanka continue carrying out actions against the infamous Tamil Tigers, killing at least 30 of their soldiers.  Elsewhere, Australia’s Prime Minister John Howard announces that the nation is going to buy three warships and two landing craft from Spain to beef up their navy.
  57. 2008 Friday: Like poor Tibet, Nepal also is coming under the sway of the Chi-Coms which leads to massive protests in front of the Chi-Com embassy.  At least 700 Tibetans were there among the crowd, all of whom were arrested with three being slapped with charges of ‘anti-Chi-Com activities.’  Folks, who runs Nepal?  The government of that nation or Beijing?  The world knows the answer.
  58. 2009 Saturday: As the Arab Spring continues growing across the Muslim world, riot police in Tehran are finding their hands full with mobs of protesters demanding changes in their dictatorial regime.  This is ONE country that new President Barack Hussein Obama won’t provide help.  Elsewhere, jihadists near Kirkuk, Iraq, get lucky with a suicide bombing that propels 67 people up to commune with Allah far sooner than any of them anticipated while leaving at least another 200 in varying stages of suffering.  That’s the ‘religion of peace’ for you…
  59. 2010 Sunday: The Chicago Journal reports it’s been a busy weekend in President Barack Hussein Obama’s adopted hometown of the Windy City what with 40 people shot and seven of them dead.  Halfway across the world, similar issues are occurring in central Baghdad what with two car bombings ejecting at least 26 passersby up to meet with Allah sooner than any of them anticipated while leaving another 53 in varying stages of distress.
  60. 2011 Monday: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers grants private companies the right to create new website domains and suffixes.  Elsewhere, the Anglican Church in England considers permitting openly gay clergy members to become bishops.  Well.  Elsewhere, sectarian clashes break out in East Belfast, Northern Ireland, leading to numerous people being trucked off to the hospital and others to the hoosegow.
  61. 2012 Wednesday: Hospital authorities remove former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak–reported to be in a coma–from life support.  Meanwhile, a Syrian fighter pilot lands in Jordan and the pilot seeks asylum from the ongoing civil war.  Elsewhere, as southern Israel continues to brace under an ongoing barrage of (Iranian) rockets from the Palestinians, the Israeli air force begins to carry out sustained strikes on Hamas (and Iranian) targets in the region.
  62. 2013 Thursday: Instagram offers its users the ability to upload videos to its service.  Elsewhere, the Committee on the Rights of the Child accuses E-V-I-L Israeli soldiers of torturing Palestinian children and using the poor little bastards as human shields.  (Note- what a crock of crap!).  Elsewhere, in the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs 4 games to 3 by a final score of 95-88 successfully defending their title from the previous year.  Knuckle-dragging cretin LeBron James is declared the MVP for the second year in a row.
  63. 2014 Friday: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko initiates a 7-day cease-fire, allowing troops to defend themselves but not to attack; during the cease-fire, separatists can turn in weapons and receive amnesty; so far, rebels have rejected the offer.  Elsewhere, the Obama administration rushes 300 U.S. troops to Iraq to help that government’s forces battle the ISIS thugs in the oil-refining city of Baiji.   Light these scum-sucking bastards UP.
  64. 2015 Saturday: After white racist Dylann Storm Roof murders nine African Americans at the church in South Carolina earlier in the week, mass protests break out demanding the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the Capitol building.   Meanwhile, in southern Pakistan, a heat wave peaks killing at least 2,000 people from heat stroke and dehydration.   Elsewhere, in Japan, one-thousand female robots named “Pepper” sell out in under one minute at $1,600 per unit; so says creator SoftBank Robotics Corp.
  65. 2016 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court- noting that it has already reviewed other such bans on ‘assault weapons’ (ALL weapons are ‘assault weapons’ whether they be a gun or a screwdriver or even fists)- refuses to hear other states’ bans such as Connecticut and New York.  What we need is a universal permit to carry arms, both out in the open and concealed.  Cleansing the nation of ‘gun-free zones’ would also enhance the safety of every American.  Meanwhile, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reports that the number is higher than ever what with endless wars, climate disasters, and economic impoverishment: 65.3 million people (which the Democrats want to bring to the U.S.)
  66. 2017 Tuesday: Following his arrest for driving under the influence, Tiger Woods checks into a rehab clinic to deal with his pain medication dependency and his ongoing sleep disorders.   Elsewhere, as outrage continues to grow over the death of 22-year-old American tourist Otto Warmbier at the hands of North Korean jailers, Young Pioneers Tours, the firm taking foreigners into the hellhole known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea says it ‘won’t be taking any other Americans into that godforsaken country as the risk is simply too high.’  (Note- if you remember, young Mr. Warmbier visited the nation, removed a poster from a hotel room wall for a souvenir and then underwent arrest, a bulls**t trial, imprisonment, and just before he died, Kim Jong Un sent his catatonic body home to his parents).
  67. 2018 Wednesday: Bowing to pressure from his political enemies and armies of wailing illegal aliens, President Donald J. Trump signs an executive order ending separation of families at the border, a policy that began under the previous administration but which no one conveniently remembers.   Meanwhile (and this is a good one!), the Chi-Coms express their regrets that the United States is withdrawing from the bulls**t U.N. Human Rights Council.  With dictators, thugs, criminals, and communists making up its membership, the organization is little more than a joke.
  68. 2019 Thursday: Leader of communist China, Xi Jinping, travels to North Korea to visit with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, the first Chinese leader to travel to the S-hole country in 14 years.  In other news, the Iranians commit an overt act of war when their military shoots down a U.S. surveillance drone which they claim trespassed into their airspace.  Almost immediately, the military-industrial-political complex in the United States as well as Democrats and pro-war RINOs begin banging the drum for President Donald J. Trump to launch yet another unnecessary Middle Eastern war.  Wow.
  69. 2020 Saturday: President Donald J. Trump kicked off his official 2020 re-election bid with a massive rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  What a barn burner, he seems unstoppable.  Moving on, here are today’s stats for the Xi Jinping special Wuhan bat flu virus, first the globe: 8,546,919 confirmed cases, 456,726 confirmed deaths, and 4,195,274 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,295,615 confirmed cases, 121,441 confirmed deaths, and 714,961 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day possesses chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 169,309 confirmed cases, 5,424 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 762 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 640 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for the CHOP state, Washington: 28,163 confirmed cases, 1,265 confirmed deaths, but sadly, like California, moron Gov. Jay Inslee will NOT REPORT the number of confirmed recoveries.
  70. 2020 Saturday A: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi warns Ankara, Turkey, that IF Turkish backed Libyan thugs attack Sirte, the Egyptian army would immediately strike out and destroy the Libyan rebels causing problems in their next-door neighbor.  The Turkish president had no clue as to what to say when faced with a genuinely formidable threat and so remained silent.  Good for you, President al-Sissi!
  71. 2020 Saturday B: In House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s hometown of California, a violent mob of leftist ‘protesters’ tore down a statue of General (and President) Ulysses S. Grant.  Unbeknownst to these ignorant Black Lives Matter and Antifa trash rioters, Grant was the guiding military light of the Civil War on the northern side.  He freed slaves and was a strong proponent of recruiting newly freed blacks to serve in the Union army.  It is clear that these so-called ‘protesters’ are not about fighting for civil rights but are Marxists-Leninists in need of immediate extermination.  Time for good Americans to stand up and begin fighting back against this communist scum.  This is what we will get if “Pro-China Joe” Biden wins the White House in November.  VOTE TRUMP!
  72. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 178,960,779 confirmed cases, +14,417, 3,875,601 confirmed deaths, +8,968 and 163,779,820 confirmed recoveries, +386,650.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,401,712 confirmed cases, UP 8,542 from yesterday’s reporting, 617,083 confirmed deaths, UP 166, [xiii] and 28,694,843 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,439.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xiv]  
  73. 2021 Sunday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 299,177 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 160,472 deaths  
  74. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,808,305 confirmed cases, 63,318 confirmed deaths, and 2,069,775 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,356,248 confirmed cases, 37,555 confirmed deaths, and 2,141,281 confirmed recoveries, more or less the SAME numbers.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,284 confirmed cases, 511 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 449,446 confirmed cases, 5,866 confirmed deaths, and 220,934 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Oregon: they have 206,850 confirmed cases, 2,756 confirmed deaths, and 187,292 confirmed recoveries.[xv]   
  75. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,830 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,061 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Malta, 122nd country on the list: 30,588 cases of the virus, 420 confirmed deaths and 30,139 confirmed recoveries.[xvi]     
  76. 2021 Sunday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,290.08, DOWN 533.37 points (-1.58%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,030.38, DOWN 130.97 points (-0.92%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,166.45, DOWN -55.41 points (-1.31%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.50 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.20%).  The price of GOLD is $1,763.90 per troy oz., -5.10 (-0.29%) while the price of SILVER is $25.85 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.48%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,035.40 per troy oz, -5.60 (-0.54%) while the price of COPPER is $4.12 per pound, -0.04 (-0.84%).[xvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,465.42 per troy oz, -31.31 (-1.25%).[xviii] The price of RHODIUM is $22,000.00 per troy oz., -750.00 (-3.30%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $590,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). [xix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000028.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.45 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.66.     In Myanmar Kyat, one greenback equals 1,642.00 and in Eritrean Nakfa, a buck equals 15.00 and in Namibian Dollar, one dollar equals 14.24 of theirs.[xx]        
  77. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.229 per gallon, $2.947 in Florida, $3.987 in Hawaii, and $3.633 in Washington state.[xxi]    Let’s look at one other location- North Carolina: $2.880.  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- Argentina: $3.833 per U.S. Gallon.[xxii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,429,862,051,238 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxiii]  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 Canada, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is France with $111 of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xxiv]
  78. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– By our count, today is Day #89 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of America’s number one problem and to have yet shown up for a single day on the job.  Ah, well, Benny Johnson of Newsmax says that Customs and Border Patrol has arrested numerous terrorists on the terrorist watchlist as well as all sorts of criminals- especially sexual criminals- and yet more continue coming.  In other news we believe is related to the border, a Houston deputy’s home was invaded in a pre-dawn assault and his wife and 4-year-old stepdaughter shot and seriously wounded by unknown perps.  A week or so ago, news appeared that said the cartels were going to target the homes and families of Lone Star State law enforcement officers.   Thank you, Joe “F**king” Biden.
  79. 2021 Sunday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Speaking of the mess, Rep. August Pfluger, R-TX 11th congressional district, says that ‘illegal aliens are overrunning the 29 inland counties he represents.’  (Note- we urge Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, to put former Sheriff Joe Arpaio in charge of all holding pens for the illegal aliens).  Elsewhere, Governor Kristi Noem, R-SD, is seeking to join Florida and Idaho in sending law enforcement to help aid Arizona and Texas in repelling the illegal alien invasion.  Good.  Every RED STATE governor must send troops to defend the country.  This is akin to the emergency that surrounded the Alamo, only this time, the GOOD GUYS are NOT going to lose to the barbarians.
  80. 2021 Sunday H: Foreign News / Overseas News– Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett says the ‘world powers must wake up to the dangers of the Iran nuclear deal.’
  81. 2021 Sunday I: Political News I– Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says that the Democrats’ ‘election reform bill’ is the ‘largest power grab in the history of the United States.’  Next, the Des Moines Register reports the results of a new poll: 64-percent of Iowans would like to see Senator Chuck Grassley retire instead of running for another term.  In other political news, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, is slapping back at Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and some Fake News media outlets for discounting COVID-19 treatments such as hydroxychloroquine.  Most of the Americans who ‘succumbed’ to the disease most likely wouldn’t have provided they’d been given Plaquenil® at the first signs of the Wuhan lab-concocted bat virus.
  82. 2021 Sunday J: Political News II– The person challenging Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, is a New York attorney, Matthew Putorti.  Previous to this, he was a ‘registered foreign agent for the jihadist state of Qatar.’  Wow.  Where do the Democrats uncover scumbags such as this?
  83. 2021 Sunday K: Miscellaneous News I– Washington state Native Americans are carting a 5,000-pound, hand-carved totem pole across the United States, to arrive in Washington, D.C., sometime in July where it will be on display throughout the summer.  The goal is to bring greater awareness to the protection of sacred lands to the indigenous peoples of the United States.
  84. 2021 Sunday L: Economic News– Economist Stephen Moore says that the Federal Reserve is way behind the curve on rising inflation which some experts claim is at or near 12-percent.  This is a tax on EVERYONE including those least equipped to pay for it.
  85. 2022 Monday: Folks, today is Sunday, Father’s Day Sunday, let’s hope it’s a slow news day as all the baby mamas will bring all their bastard brats to meet their daddies doing time in America’s hoosegows, today.

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This artwork is #0867 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Yuccas Are.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next Beach Boys album came out on June 12, 1983: “Rarities.”  Sooner or later, every band still performing who began in the early 1960s compiled a collection of so-called ‘rarities,’ thus we have this fabulous compendium of surf, sun, and fun music.  So, what do we have here?  Well, we begin with the Lennon-McCartney classic, “With a Little Help from My Friends,” followed by the Box Tops classic, “The Letter.”  After that, we have an alternate take of Stevie Wonder’s “I Was Made to Love Her,” followed by Brian Wilson’s “You’re Welcome.”  After that, we have “The Lord’s Prayer,” followed by “Bluebirds over the Mountain,” an alternate take, followed by a Dennis Wilson-penned tune, “Celebrate the News.”  We have an alternate version of “Good Vibrations” and gobs of other glorious tunes all lovingly compiled from the archives of this legendary group such as “Land Ahoy,” a live version of “All I Want to Do,” and several other unique and enjoyable cuts.  Seek this one out and add it to your daily playlist of the absolute best in summertime music.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] Yes, we fuck up in our templates like everyone else in the world.  It is what it be.

[ii] We look forward to promoting the music of the Beach Boys and the group’s individual members- Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson as well as Alan Jardine, Mike Love, Bruce Johnson, and other members- at some point.  It will be a lengthy presentation rivaling if not surpassing the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Who, and Genesis.

[iii] When we do a comprehensive presentation of classic Motown and funk bands, you had better believe we will be doing the Commodores and Lionel Richie and a whole bunch of other famous musicians and bands.

[iv] At some point when we return to doing the music of American rock bands, Van Halen will be among them.

[v] We began promoting the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Jimi Hendrix on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014.  Please check the albums out, you will enjoy them.

[vi] We hope to promote the music of Ike and Tina Turner together and separately at some point within the next five years.

[vii] One day, we hope to promote the music of Albert King.

[viii] Not sure as to when the music of the Edwin Hawkins Singers will occur.

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

[x] We began promoting the music of Spirit and of Randy California beginning on Monday, 18-June-2012 through Friday, 10-August-2012.  Please seek them out and consider adding their music to your collection.

[xi] We definitely look forward to doing the music of the amazing Taj Mahal one day.  Remain alert for when that day arrives.

[xii] We definitely hope to present the music of ALL the classic Motown bands- including the famed Four Tops- sometime within the next decade.  Please, stay tuned for further developments.

[xiii] 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)

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

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

[xvi] 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)

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

[xviii] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

87. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2022

73. 2021 Sunday B: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE- The attorney general of the great state of Montana- Austin Knudsen- announces that IF the Biden administration attempts to deliver illegal immigrants from the U.S.-Mexico border to northern states, they are going to slam the administration with a hefty lawsuit. NO one wants these illegals, Joe, so stop dumping them across the country.

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87. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2022:

Holi (Hindu holiday)

President Dwight D. Eisenhower; U.S. Supreme Court Roger B. Taney; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer; U.S. Secretaries of Defense James Forrestal, Louis A. Johnson, Caspar Weinberger; U.S. Secretaries of State Martin Van Buren, Christian Herter, Frank B. Kellogg, Henry L. Stimson, and Edmund Muskie; U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry “Hank” Paulson; Jethro Tull featuring John Evan, and Pablo Cruise featuring Bud Cockrell:

  1. 845 Tuesday: Viking raiders sack the city of Paris, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collected a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.
  2. 1285 Wednesday: The 189th Roman Catholic Pope Martin IV ended his time as the Vicar of Christ on this date.  He first became pontiff on February 22, 1281, and shepherded his flock until the Lord called him home today.
  3. 1738 Friday: English parliament declares war on Spain (War of Jenkin’s Ear).
  4. 1796 Monday: Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is 1st U.S.-African church.
  5. 1797 Tuesday: Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patents a washing machine.
  6. 1799 Thursday: New York State abolished slavery.
  7. 1804 Wednesday: Ohio passed law that restricted movement of blacks within its borders.   
  8. 1829 Saturday: The 10th U.S. Secretary of State Martin Van Buren assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from today until May 23, 1831.  He later became the president of the United States.
  9. 1834 Friday: The U.S. Senate voted to censure President Andrew Jackson for the removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United States.
  10. 1836 Monday: The 24th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and 5th Chief Justice Roger B. Taney assumed his office on this date.  A Federalist and then a Democrat, President Andrew Jackson nominated Taney to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Marshall.  Taney served from today until October 12, 1864.
  11. 1845 Friday: Mexico drops diplomatic relations with the U.S.
  12. 1854 Tuesday: During the Crimean War, Britain and France declared war on Russia to rescue the so-called, “Sick Man of Europe” the Ottoman Empire, from its opponent, Russia, to keep the balance of power in the region intact.
  13. 1865 Tuesday: New York enacted outdoor advertising legislation, which banned painting on stones, rocks, and trees. 
  14. 1881 Monday: PT Barnum and James A. Bailey formed “The Greatest Show on Earth.”
  15. 1885 Saturday: The U.S. Salvation Army officially organizes on this date.
  16. 1895 Thursday: In Paris, France, future 53rd U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter is born.  He would serve under fellow Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower from April 22, 1959, to January 20, 1961.
  17. 1898 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in United States v. Wong Kim Ark, ruled that a child born in the United States to Chinese immigrants was a citizen of the United States.
  18. 1908 Saturday: Automobile owners lobbied the U.S. Congress, supporting a bill that called for vehicle licensing and federal registration.
  19. 1910 Monday: In Washington, D.C., the 51st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer died.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice Stanley Matthews seat, a fellow Republican.  He served from December 18, 1889, to March 28, 1910.  Meanwhile, the first seaplane took off from water in Martinique, France.  The pilot was Henri Fabre.
  20. 1914 Saturday: In Rumford, Maine, future 58th U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie is born.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from 05-08-1980 to 01-20-1981.
  21. 1917 Wednesday: The Ottoman Turks expel Jews from Tel Aviv and Jaffa in occupied Palestine.  Elsewhere, during World War I, the federal government formed the Women’s Auxiliary Corps, aka WAAC.
  22. 1920 Sunday: The Palm Sunday tornado outbreak affects the Great Lakes region as well as the states of the Deep South.
  23. 1921 Monday: President Warren Harding named William Howard Taft as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court.
  24. 1922 Tuesday: The first microfilm device undergoes introduction to the public.
  25. 1924 Friday: Radio station WGN-AM in Chicago begins radio transmitting on this date.
  26. 1929 Thursday: The 45th U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge / served from March 05, 1925, to March 28, 1929.  His successor, the 46th U.S. Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson assumed the office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Herbert Hoover from today until March 04, 1933.
  27. 1930 Friday: The names of the Turkish cities of Constantinople and Angora were changed to Istanbul and Ankara.
  28. 1933 Tuesday: German Reichstag confers dictatorial powers on Adolf Hitler.  The Nazis then banned Jewish businesses, professions, and schools.
  29. 1935 Thursday: The notorious Nazi propaganda film “Triumph of the Will” premiered in Berlin.  Elsewhere, American scientist and engineer Robert Goddard uses gyroscopes to control a rocket.
  30. 1939 Tuesday: The Spanish Civil War effectively ended as Madrid fell to the forces of Francisco Franco.  Under siege for more than two years, the communist Republicans had managed to defend the nation’s capital from the Falangists, aka Fascist, aka Nationalist Spaniards.  The Nationalists began rounding up their communist opponents, executing many of them where they stood (the only good communist is a dead communist) while sparing others to begin repairing the damage they caused to both Madrid and to the rest of their nation.  A few survivors managed to flee through enemy lines and seek refuge in the mountains.
  31. 1940 Thursday:  In Paris, representatives of the French and British governments agree that neither nation will sign a separate peace with the Nazis.  They must stand strong together following declaring war on the Germans following their invasion of a peaceful Poland on September 1, 1939. 
  32. 1941 Friday: Fighting in Italian-controlled East Africa is coming to an end as British and Indian forces storm their way into Kerren, the key town to conquering Eritrea.  The town was held by the elite Savoia Grenadiers who gave as good as they got.  However, lacking the heavy arms of their British foes as well as the numbers and beleaguered with a civilian population who no longer had a stomach for the fight, they were overpowered and forced to surrender thus effectively ending Fascist control of the area. Elsewhere, novelist and critic Virginia Woolf, 59, drowned herself in England.  
  33. 1942 Saturday: British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St. Nazaire.  Although they manage to damage large amounts of Axis equipment and infrastructure, the raiders suffer severe losses and soon return back across the English Channel to Britain.
  34. 1943 Sunday: No matter what the Brits throw at the remnants of the once-powerful Afrika Korps, Generaloberst Hans-Jürgen von Arnim, commander of the force since Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was recalled home due to illness, continues extricating his troops from one trap after another as he continues the struggle in Tunisia. 
  35. 1944 Tuesday: On the Eastern Front, German and Romanian troops that have been bottled up in Odessa in the Ukraine are preparing their own evacuation by sea across the Black Sea towards Romania and freedom.  The Red Army continues shelling the city making the escape problematic but still, drowning is preferable to becoming a POW in the Soviet Union.    Meanwhile, the Soviets capture the Nikolayev which the year before had been the scene of a major battle between escaping Italian 8th Army, Romanian, and German survivors of the Battle of Stalingrad.   
  36. 1945 Wednesday: Germany launched the last of the V-2 rockets against England.   On the Western Front, U.S. British, French,  and Polish forces continue the inexorable drive towards Berlin and ultimate victory while the Soviets continue plowing through Eastern Europe, crushing resistance wherever they come across it.   In the China-Burma-India Theater, Imperial Japanese forces are losing the fight for Burma and are having to hightail it towards the east.
  37. 1946 Thursday: The U.S. Department of State releases the Acheson-Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.  Elsewhere, in Palm Beach, Florida, future 74th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Henry “Hank” Paulson is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President George W. Bush from July 10, 2006, to January 20, 2009.
  38. 1948 Sunday: John Evan—keyboardist with the British band, Jethro Tull[i] 1970-1980—was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England on this date.
  39. 1949 Monday: The 1st U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from September 17, 1947.  His successor, Louis A. Johnson assumed the office on this date.  A fellow Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until September 19, 1950.
  40. 1950 Tuesday: Future bassist/vocalist with It’s a Beautiful Day[ii] and Pablo Cruise[iii]—Bud Cockrell—is born on this date in Greenville, Mississippi.
  41. 1954 Sunday: At the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, French paratroopers and Foreign Legionnaires took the fight to the enemy.  Following an intensive, rolling barrage, forces under the command of Major Marcel Bigeard moved out into the scrublands and with the aid of several tanks, destroyed numerous People’s Army antiaircraft and other artillery pieces and killed perhaps more than 350-400 enemy soldiers.  This was a morale-boosting battle and the French felt much better than they had in two weeks.[iv]
  42. 1960 Monday: Pope John XXIII raises the first Japanese, African, and Filipino cardinals.
  43. 1962 Wednesday: The Air Force announced research into the use of lasers to intercept missiles and satellites.
  44. 1963 Thursday: The Alfred Hitchcock film, “The Birds” premiered in New York City.
  45. 1967 Tuesday: U.N. Secretary General U Thant makes public proposals for peace in Vietnam.
  46. 1969 Friday: The 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, died in Washington, D.C., at age 78.  A Republican, he served January 20, 1953, January 20, 1961.
  47. 1973 Wednesday: U.S. troops leave Vietnam, 9 years after Tonkin Resolution.
  48. 1976 Sunday: In Paris, France, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers won a 10-round bout on points by beating fellow American heavyweight boxer Henry Clark.  This put Shavers’ record to 51-5-1.
  49. 1978 Tuesday: In Stump v. Sparkman, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld, 5-3, the judicial immunity of an Indiana judge against a lawsuit brought by a young woman who’d been ordered sterilized by the judge when she was a teenager.
  50. 1979 Wednesday: America’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pennsylvania.
  51. 1986 Friday: More than 6,000 radio stations of all format varieties played “We are the World” simultaneously at 10:15 a.m. EST.
  52. 1987 Saturday: In Nagoya, Japan, heavyweight boxer “Neon Leon” Spinks won a 12-round split decision over opponent Jeff Jordan to win the vacant WBC Continental Americas heavyweight boxing title.  With the victory over Jeff Jordan, Spinks’ pro record went to 18-7-2.
  53. 1990 Wednesday: Michael Jordan scores 69 points, 4th time he scores 60 points in a game.  Meanwhile, President George H. W. Bush awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal.
  54. 1991 Thursday: Mike Tyson admits paternity to Kimberly Scarborough’s son.
  55. 1994 Monday: Italy’s right-wing alliance under Silvio Berlusconi wins election.
  56. 1995 Tuesday: The world’s largest bank, Japan’s Mitsubishi Bank and Bank of Tokyo merges.
  57. 2003 Friday: New research on the Shroud of Turin supports that it may been used as Jesus Christ’s burial cloth; researchers used mechanical and thermal measurements to date the shroud between 300 BC and 400 AD.
  58. 2005 Monday: A magnitude-8.78 earthquake hits the Indonesia island of Sumatra; it is the second strongest earthquake since 1960.
  59. 2006 Tuesday: The 15th U.S. Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger died in Bangor, Maine, at age 88 on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from January 21, 1981, to November 23, 1987.
  60. 2010 Sunday: The BBC finds evidence of a massacre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo carried out by the Lord’s Resistance Army last December, in which 321 people, including children, were killed.
  61. 2011 Monday: The International Atomic Energy Agency calls for a summit to discuss concerns about nuclear safety following radiation leaks at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
  62. 2012 Wednesday: The Mega Millions jackpot in the U.S. reaches a world record in lottery history – $500 million dollars.
  63. 2013 Thursday: Attracting NATO criticism, Russia conducts unscheduled military exercises in the Black Sea.  Elsewhere, former South African President Nelson Mandela finds himself in the hospital with a lung problem.  God bless you, President Mandela. 
  64. 2014 Friday: Third baseman Miguel Cabrera signs a 10-year contract with the Detroit Tigers for $292 million, exceeding the 10-year contract signed by Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees in 2007 for $275 million.  Elsewhere, Russia increases the price of gas to the Ukraine by 80 percent.  Finally, two cases of Ebola are reported in Liberia among people who have traveled to Guinea.
  65. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, officials find that Andreas Lubitz, co-pilot of downed Germanwings Flight 4U 9525, had mental and physical health problems that he hid from the airline; a doctor’s note was found excusing him from work on the day that he crashed the plane.  Meanwhile, the Saudi Coalition announces that it now has full control of Yemeni airspace while ground fighting continues around the port of Aden.  The Saudis are trying to drive the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels out of their positions and to reassert Yemeni Sunni control of government.
  66. 2016 Monday: Belgian prosecutors release one Muslim guy they scooped up in their search for the jihadists that capsized their country and caused widespread fear throughout Western Europe because the evidence upon which, they arrested him did not support the crimes with which they were trying to charge him.  We hope they kept eyes on him anyway…elsewhere, the Japanese military continues building up its forces and intelligence-gathering apparatuses near the disputed Senkaku Islands, the ones the Chinese covet. 
  67. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump proposed immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs such as medical research, infrastructure, and community grants so the American taxpayers—and NOT Mexico—could cover the down payment for the border wall.  Elsewhere, Wells Fargo Bank said it would pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over as many as 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission.
  68. 2018 Wednesday: Arriving for his first trip outside North Korea, Kim Jong Un arrives in Beijing via his armored train to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping.  Meanwhile, following an out-of-control prison riot that led to a major fire in the Carabobo state police headquarters in Valencia, Venezuela, the authorities claim 68 deaths and countless others injured and maimed.
  69. 2019 Thursday: After 100-plus migrants seized control of a merchantmen plying the waters off the coast of Libya- and which then took control of the vessel and ordered its captain and crew to take them to Malta- the Maltese navy arrived on scene, stormed the vessel, freed its crew, and took the pirates into custody.  The ship then went onto Malta where it docked, and the scumbag refugees were trotted off to holding cells.  We guess a prison on Malta beats living in Libya without Moammar Gaddafi in charge.  
  70. 2020 Saturday: The Wuhan Virus continues plaguing the world what with confirmed global cases hitting 664,924 with a total of 30,848 deaths and 140,222 recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the United States there are a total of 124,665 confirmed cases with 2,026 deaths and approximately 1,072 recoveries (although the recovery number seems a bit low).  Meanwhile, in Communist China, the authorities have re-opened parts of the epicenter of the virus- Wuhan- after two months of intense isolation including the nailing in of the afflicted into their apartments.
  71. 2021 Sunday: FOREIGN NEWS I- Some nut case runs amok in a library in Vancouver, Canada today stabbing seven people.  One person is dead, and six others wounded.  Stick around for updates.  Meanwhile, tensions continue to rise in Myanmar as the military junta goes berserk during their annual military parade in their capital city of Naypyidaw.  They murdered at least 100 people across the country yesterday and continue their rampage today.  Since the military coup took charge, more than 420 brave souls have been slain by the left-wing thugs.
  72. 2021 Sunday A: FOREIGN NEWS II- Meanwhile, a pair of jihadists attempt to storm a Roman Catholic Church but end up detonating their suicide bombs outside the main entrance injuring at least 14 people.  The Indonesian jihad attack occurred on the island of Sulawesi.   One must love the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.  Elsewhere, for the second year in a row- thanks to the Xi Jinping Bat Flu Pandemic- Pope Francis delivered Palm Sunday services to a near-empty St. Peter’s Basilica.  Finally, two additional tugboats are heading to the Suez Canal to try to budge the quarter-mile-long container ship blocking canal traffic.  Economic losses are estimated to be around $9 billion per day in shipped goods reaching their destinations.
  73. 2021 Sunday B: BIDEN BORDER CATASTROPHE- The attorney general of the great state of Montana- Austin Knudsen- announces that IF the Biden administration attempts to deliver illegal immigrants from the U.S.-Mexico border to northern states, they are going to slam the administration with a hefty lawsuit.  NO one wants these illegals, Joe, so stop dumping them across the country.  As the BIDEN BORDER HOLOCAUST continues to develop, a weakening Biden administration says, ‘yes, indeed, it will allow reporters to visit the border.’  Speaking of the border, President Donald J. Trump says he will be visiting the border within the next several weeks.   Next, an ABC-IPSOS poll released today says that ’56-percent of the American people do NOT approve of Joe Biden’s bungled border crisis, the disaster that threatens to engulf our entire nation.  We suspect the numbers are far higher than that.  Finally, Senator Mike Braun reported that a Biden administration hack demanded GOP senators delete all photos of their visit to the crumbling border.
  74. 2021 Sunday C: BIDEN ADMINISTRATION NEWS- The Biden administration installs a rabid anti-Trumper by the name of Richard Torres Estrada into the role of Chief of Diversity and Inclusion (what a load of bullshit.  There, we said it, what are you going to do about it?) into the Special Operations Command.  I guess we need more snowflakes with which to terrify the NEW Axis powers of communist China, Russia, Iran, and their junior partners North Korea, Venezuela, and Cuba.  Limp-wristed defenses are best.  Speaking of North Korea, it appears that Joe Biden is indeed losing sleep at night over North Korea because he won’t utter a peep against their bellicosity.
  75. 2021 Sunday D: POLITICAL NEWS I- In Iowa, the news media is turning on Democrat Rita Hart, the woman trying to get House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi to steal the seat from lawfully-seated Congresswoman Marionnette Miller-Meeks.  The Cornhuskers are growing angrier by the day and the Democrat media is slamming Ms. Hart and Pelosi, too.  God bless them.   Meanwhile, Bill Maher on his show, Real Time with Bill Maher, noted left-of-center commentator is blasting the WOKE attitudes in U.S. schools, hammering them for being unable to hear ALL views.  Good for you, Bill.
  76. 2021 Sunday E: POLITICAL NEWS II- Speaking of “Mumbles” Pelosi, Congressman Mike Rogers, R-AL 3rd congressional district, blasts “Mumbles” for staging political theater on the grounds of the Capitol what with razor wire fencing that never seems to come down surrounding Fort Pelosi as well as for installing metal detectors through which, ALL members must pass or face an immediate docking of $5,000 from their pay.  People of California vote this angry old senile hag out of office.
  77. 2021 Sunday F: POLITICAL NEWS III- Corey Lewandowski says that when President Donald J. Trump’s new social media platform goes live, people will be able to communicate directly with the 45th president.   Elsewhere, GOP Asian official Lee Wong shows his battle scars to his fellow Cincinnati city council members.  “Don’t question my patriotism” as he displayed his scarred body from 20-years’ military service in the U.S. military.  Next, Donald Trump Jr. says that ‘before the Democrats go after law abiding citizens’ guns, they had better do something about Hunter Biden as man, that guy lied on a federal background check form as well as tossed a firearm into a trash can across from a school that then disappeared.  Amen.
  78. 2021 Sunday G: POLITICAL NEWS IV- Meanwhile, this September, Congress is going to award murdered retired police Captain David Dorn with the Congressional Medal of Honor.  Looks like “Mumbles” needs to show she actually gives a flying fluck about murdered cops.    Elsewhere, the people of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, are seeking to remove their version of Los Angeles County’s George Gascon, the inept left-wing POS DA Larry Krasner.  Since last summer’s protests, violent crime rates have soared into the stratosphere.  Remove this George Soros-funded piece of duck dreck from office.  NOW.   Next, Senator Raphael Warnock, DS-GA and a man who serves Karl Marx and the Lord simultaneously, told Dana “Horse Face” Bash today that the Democrat-controlled U.S. Senate can concentrate on BOTH voting rights and infrastructure at the same time.  Wow.  Good for you.
  79. 2021 Sunday H: CHINESE VIRUS NEWS- Vladimir Putin says he expects that herd immunity in the former Soviet Union will arrive sometime towards the end of summer at which point, all lockdowns and restrictions will be removed.   Next, the British expect the second round of Wuhan Virus vaccines will soon be administered to the British people and even better, thanks to increasing supplies, people will not have to receive MIXED vaccinations which is incredibly good.  Elsewhere, One America News asked a question today: “Is the China Virus responsible for hate crimes?”  No, the communist Chinese are responsible for the virus and OTHER minorities than Asians hired by the Democrats to go out and commit faux hate crimes against Asians are responsible.  Why do you think we NEVER see the perpetrators in the FEW EXAMPLES trotted out by leftist news media to show us of this wave of hate crimes against Asian Americans?  It’s not happening yet Asian Americans at the drop of a hat (Democrats set this stuff in motion) are out in the streets demanding STOP THE HATE.  It’s all Astroturf, folks.  (What we have seen is young black men attacking Asians.  Someone talk about that, please).
  80. 2021 Sunday I: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 127,016,385 confirmed cases, 2,780,776  confirmed deaths, and 71,960,689 confirmed recoveries. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 30,254,490 confirmed cases, 549,289 confirmed deaths, (down from last count albeit from a different source) and 118,387,582 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them. 
  81. 2021 Sunday J: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,658,714 confirmed cases, 58,815 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 29,712 confirmed cases, 461 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 361,115 confirmed cases, 5,218 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., the fourth highest state after California- Illinois: currently, they have 1,220,432 confirmed cases, 23,329 confirmed deaths, but sadly, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 831,924 confirmed cases, 6,185 confirmed deaths, and 816,218 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).   Let’s look at one other country- Jordan, home of the Hashemite kings: 589,316 cases of the virus, 8,763 confirmed deaths and 527,609 confirmed recoveries.[v]
  82. 2021 Sunday K: U.S. NATIONAL DEBT AND GASOLINE PRICES IN THE THREE STATES IN WHICH WE HAVE CHEF-AUTHORS- Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.895 per gallon, $3.649 in Hawaii, and $3.326 in Washington state.[vi]    Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,105,144,952,031 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[vii]  Cloward and Piven at high speed.
  83. 2021 Sunday L: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I- California theme parks are preparing to reopen this week.  Next, the White House and private industries are conspiring as HOW to create ‘vaccine passports’ so that those who resist vaccination with this as yet-unknown crap- will be prevented from participating in normal society.  The Health and Human Services Department is the driving force behind this initiative by which, the federal government and the globalist movement can force everyone to accept their agenda.  People of faith are suspicious of this push to get everyone to take this vaccine for a disease that millions suspect is not quite as bad as advertised.  Very strange, folks, very strange.  Finally, Oscar De La Hoya is going to make yet another comeback, this time at age 48.
  84. 2022 Monday: Stick around, let’s see what happens today…

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[i] 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.

[ii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected.  We certainly will one day.  Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.

[iii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected.  We certainly will one day.  Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.

[iv] Our main reference for the epic battle at Dien Bien Phu is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, 2004, Da Capo Press.  Please seek this amazing historical work out for a concise look at the battle that ended French control of French Indochina and the birth of Vietnam.

[v] Friends, Bing has become a failure at reporting up to date figures, so we have gone to Johns Hopkins University of Medicine.  However, why don’t they report the number of recoveries?  Are the authorities afraid of reporting the truth?  Here is the link: COVID-19 Map – Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center (jhu.edu).

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

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

352. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2021

69. 2020 Friday A: After we learn that Chief Justice John Roberts of the U.S. Supreme Court did NOT take the multi-state lawsuit headed by Texas regarding election fraud and corruption because he was AFRAID of mob violence if he did, he throws President Trump a bone by upholding the administration’s edict NOT to include illegal aliens in the 2020 Census as we shouldn’t. Illegals are NOT American citizens and have no right to anything in this country other than a quick deportation.

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352. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2021:

U.S. Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justices Smith Thompson, David Josiah Brewer, and Edward Douglass White; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Robert Gates; U.S. Treasury Secretary Thomas Corwin; Soviet leader Josef Stalin, the Animals featuring Chas Chandler, Big Brother, and the Holding Company featuring Sam Andrew, the Cars featuring Elliott Easton, Chicago featuring Walfredo Reyes Jr., Humble Pie featuring Anthony “Sooty” Jones, and the Rolling Stones featuring Keith Richards and Bobby Keys:

  1. 1352 Monday: The 199th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent VI began his tenure as the shepherd of all Christendom today.  He would serve until September 12, 1362.
  2. 1719 Monday: Thomas Fleet publishes “Mother Goose’s Melodies for Children.”
  3. 1787 Tuesday: New Jersey became the third state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
  4. 1796 Sunday: The first Sunday newspaper appeared on this date—the Monitor of Baltimore, Maryland.   
  5. 1799 Wednesday: The body of President George Washington undergoes interment at Mount Vernon, Virginia.
  6. 1843 Monday: In Poughkeepsie, NY, the 19th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Smith Thompson died.  President James Monroe nominated his fellow Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Henry Livingston.  Thompson served from 09-01-1823 to 12-18-1843.
  7. 1862 Thursday: The first orthopedic hospital underwent organization in New York City and its name was the Hospital for Ruptured and Crippled.
  8. 1863 Friday: In a speech to the Prussian Parliament, Prime Minister Otto von Bismarck declared, “Politics is not an exact science.”
  9. 1865 Monday: Secretary of State William H. Seward declared the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery, in effect.  The amendment abolished slavery with the declaration: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for a crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States nor any place subject to its jurisdiction.”  Meanwhile, the 20th U.S. Treasury Secretary Thomas Corwin died in Washington, D.C., at age 71.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Millard Fillmore from July 23, 1850, to March 06, 1853.
  10. 1878 Wednesday: Future dictator of the Soviet Union, 1928-1953—Josef Stalin—is born in Gori, Georgia, on this date.
  11. 1889 Wednesday: The 51st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Benjamin Harrison nominated Brewer to fill Stanley Matthews seat.   Justice Brewer would serve from this date until 03-28-1910.
  12. 1892 Sunday: Tchaikovsky’s[i] ballet, “The Nutcracker,” publicly premiered in St. Petersburg, Russia.  Although we now consider this to be a classic, it first received a generally negative reception from the public at the time.
  13. 1898 Sunday: A driver set a new automobile speed record at 39 mph (63 kph).
  14. 1899 Monday: British authorities appoint Field Marshal Lord Roberts supreme commander of South Africa.
  15. 1903 Friday: In exchange for an annual rent, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone ‘in perpetuity.’
  16. 1910 Sunday: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Douglass White would end his role on the nation’s high court on this date.  President Grover Cleveland nominated White to fill Samuel Blatchford’s seat.  He served as an associate justice from 03-12-1894 until today.   Tomorrow, he would take the oath of office as the 9th chief justice of the United States.  President William Howard Taft nominated White to fill Melville Fuller’s seat.  He would serve in this capacity from 12-19-1910 to 05-19-1921.
  17. 1912 Wednesday: The Piltdown man made its public debut as fossil collector Charles Dawson reported to the Geological Society in London his discovery of supposedly fragmented early human remains at a gravel pit.  (More than four decades later, anthropologists declared the Piltdown man to be a hoax).
  18. 1915 Saturday: President Woodrow Wilson widowed the year before, married Edith Bolling Galt at her Washington home.
  19. 1916 Monday: After 10 months of fighting, the French defeated the Germans in the Battle of Verdun during World War I.
  20. 1917 Tuesday: Congress passed the 18th Amendment to the Constitution which prohibited “the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors” and sent it to the states for ratification.
  21. 1932 Sunday: In the first NFL playoff game, the Chicago Bears beat the Portsmouth Spartans 9-0.
  22. 1935 Wednesday: Edward Benes becomes president of Czechoslovakia.  Elsewhere, for the first time in United States history, the government issued a $1 silver certificate.
  23. 1936 Friday: Su-Lin, the first giant panda to come to the United States arrived in San Francisco, California, on this date.  The Chinese sold the animal to the Brookfield Zoo for $8,750.
  24. 1938 Sunday: Chas Chandler, future bass player with the British rock group, the Animals[ii], is born on this date in Heaton, Newcastle, England.  
  25. 1940 Wednesday: Adolf Hitler ordered secret preparations for Nazi Germany to invade the Soviet Union.  (The plan, codenamed Operation Barbarossa, commenced in June 1941 as a massive Axis army crossed the border into Russia, taking the Soviets completely by surprise; however, they would eventually fight back and drive the Axis troops back to their home countries, eventually capturing Berlin).
  26. 1941 Thursday: Japanese troops begin landing in the British crown colony of Hong Kong during World War II.  Meanwhile, in Taft, California, Sam Andrew, future guitarist with the rock band, Big Brother, and the Holding Company[iii], is born.
  27. 1942 Friday: German Field Marshal Erich von Manstein’s intelligence officer meets with Sixth Army commander General Friedrich Paulus and his subordinate officers to gauge as to whether the trapped army will attempt the breakout when Hoth’s panzers arrive nearby.  Adolf Hitler has NOT given his permission to Operation Thunderclap- the breakout from Stalingrad- yet so Paulus vacillates.   Paulus’ subordinate officer Lt. Gen. Artur Schmidt told the representative that the “Sixth Army will still be in position at Easter- just supply it better.’  The intelligence officer headed back to the Gumrak Airport to get the hell out of the doomed city.
  28. 1943 Saturday: Keith Richard(s), the future Rolling Stones’[iv] guitarist was born in Dartford, Kent, England, on this date in history.  Meanwhile, in Slaton, Texas, future saxophonist who played with ALL the great bands including the Rolling Stones—Bobby Keys[v]—is born.  
  29. 1944 Monday: In a pair of related rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the wartime relocation of Japanese Americans, but also said undeniably loyal Americans of Japanese ancestry the government could no longer detain.  Meanwhile, off the coast of the Philippines, three U.S. Navy destroyers, the USS Hull, USS Spence, and the USS Monaghan sink in a typhoon with the loss of more than 740 lives.
  30. 1945 Tuesday: Uruguay joins the United Nations.
  31. 1952 Thursday: Future bassist with the British rock band, Humble Pie[vi]—Anthony “Sooty” Jones—is born on this date in Ada, Oklahoma.
  32. 1953 Friday: Future guitarist with the Boston rock band, the Cars[vii], 1976-1988 / 2010-present, Elliott Easton, is born on this date in Brooklyn, N.Y.
  33. 1955 Sunday: Walfredo Reyes Jr., future percussionist with the band, Chicago[viii] (2013-present) is born on this date in Havana, Cuba.  
  34. 1956 Tuesday: The United Nations admits the nation of Japan.  Meanwhile, Israeli troops hoist their flag atop Mt. Sinai.  Elsewhere, CBS-TV presented the game show, “To Tell the Truth,” for the first time.
  35. 1957 Wednesday: The Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, the first nuclear facility to generate electricity in the United States went online today.  However, it went out of service in 1982.
  36. 1961 Monday: In the NBA, Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warrior scores 78 points against the Los Angeles Lakers.  Meanwhile, India completes its annexation of the three Portuguese colonies of Goa, Davao, and Diu.  Finally, Britain’s EMI Records initially rejects the Beatles for a contract.
  37. 1967 Monday: At the 1:40 minute mark of Round 3 in a 10-round heavyweight boxing match, Joe Frazier scored a TKO on Marion Connor.  “Smoking Joe’s” record went to 19-0.
  38. 1969 Thursday: Britain’s House of Lords joined the House of Commons in making permanent a 1965 ban on the death penalty for murder.  Meanwhile, Earnie Shavers scored a knockout of Chico Froncano at the 2:05 minute mark of Round 1 in a four-round heavyweight boxing match.  Shavers’ pro-record improved to 5-1
  39. 1970 Friday: Divorce became legal in Italy.
  40. 1972 Monday: During the waning days of the war in Vietnam, American air power—in what the world would come to know as the Christmastime Bombings—blast Hanoi and other North Vietnamese cities to drive them to the bargaining table in Paris.
  41. 1973 Tuesday: “Marvelous Marvin” Hagler scored a KO over James Redford in the fourth round of a scheduled 8-round middleweight bout putting his pro record to 8-0.
  42. 1979 Tuesday: When Stanley Barrett drove at 739.6 mph, he broke the sound barrier on land for the first time in history.
  43. 1980 Thursday: Former Soviet Premier Alexei N. Kosygin died at age 76.
  44. 1983 Sunday: In the NBA, the San Diego Clippers end a 29-game road-losing streak.  Elsewhere, Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers scored his 100th point in the 34th game of the season.  
  45. 1987 Friday: At the 2:48 minute mark of Round 3 in a 10-round bout, George Foreman scored a TKO on Rocky Sekorski.   Big George’s record improved to 50-2 while that of Sekorski went to 49-2.
  46. 1988 Sunday: In the NFL, the Seattle Seahawks with a 9-7 record, win their first-ever division title.
  47. 1990 Tuesday: The National League announces the runners-up for 1993 expansion teams: Buffalo, Denver, Miami, Orlando, Tampa-St. Petersburg, and Washington, D.C. (Miami and Denver win).
  48. 1991 Wednesday: General Motors announce that it is going to close 21 plants across the United States.
  49. 1992 Friday: Kim Young-Sam won election as South Korea’s first civilian president in three decades.
  50. 1998 Friday: The House debated articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton.  Meanwhile, South Carolina carried out the nation’s 500th execution since capital punishment returned in 1977.
  51. 1999 Saturday: After living atop an ancient redwood in Humboldt County, CA, for two years, dimwit environmental activist Julia “Butterfly” Hill came down and hopefully went to jail. 
  52. 2000 Monday: The Electoral College cast its ballots, with President-elect George W. Bush receiving the expected 271; Al Gore, however, received 266, one fewer than expected, because of a District of Columbia Democrat who’d left her ballot blank to protest the district’s lack of representation in Congress.  Wow.
  53. 2005 Sunday: Bolivia elects the pro-Castro regime of Evo Morales.   Elsewhere, Democracy Now shares evidence that the Bush administration permitted the wiretapping of American citizens sans any warrants which leads Vermont Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy to declare, “No more secret courts, secret orders, or torture of jihadist suspects.’
  54. 2006 Monday:  As the Iraq War continues going bad to worse, the 21st U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld throws in the towel and leaves office today.  A Republican, he Served under President George W. Bush from January 20, 2001, until today.  The 22nd U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates took the oath of office.  Not only would he serve under President Bush, but he would also serve under President Barack Obama in the next administration until June 30, 2011.
  55. 2007 Tuesday: The Lakota people withdraw from treaties with the U.S. and declare themselves an independent nation.
  56. 2008 Thursday: The United States once again finds itself being accused of unnecessary civilian deaths in Afghanistan.  Look, it’s a horrible place full of jihadists.  It is what it is.  Meanwhile, we expect to learn some of President-elect Barack Hussein Obama’s Cabinet picks later today.
  57. 2009 Friday: General Motors announced that it would shut down its Saab brand.  Meanwhile, the infamous iron sign bearing the Nazis’ cynical slogan “Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work Sets You Free”) that spanned the main entrance to the former Auschwitz death camp in Poland was stolen.  However, the sign was later recovered, and six suspects were jailed.  Meanwhile, Jon and Kate Gosselin officially divorced after 10 years of marriage, eight children and a year of tabloid headlines.
  58. 2010 Saturday: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez[ix] received temporary powers to pass laws by decree, negating any required review or support from the National Assembly.
  59. 2011 Sunday: The last convoy of U.S. troops pulls out of Iraq thereby marking an end to the Iraq War.  Meanwhile, following the death of Kim Jong Il in North Korea, Koreans around the world (except there) celebrate with boundless joy but the U.S. government is treading cautiously to see who will bubble up to the top in the struggle for power.
  60. 2012 Tuesday: The United Kingdom’s Queen Elizabeth II attends a meeting of the Cabinet for the first time, receiving a gift honoring her Diamond Jubilee; this was first time a British monarch attended a meeting of the Cabinet since the reign of Queen Victoria.
  61. 2013 Wednesday: In the U.S., lottery officials believe TWO people won the Mega Millions lottery; they will share a jackpot of $636 million.  Meanwhile, the United Nations condemns three nations for human rights violations: Syria, North Korea, and Iran.
  62. 2014 Thursday:  The European Union extends sanctions against Russia by banning oil and gas exploration, cruise ship activity, and investment in Russian-annexed Crimea; however, European Union member nations consider the annexation illegitimate. 
  63. 2015 Friday: Houthi rebels in Yemen fire two ballistic missiles into Saudi Arabia, leader on the ground fighting to stop the Houthis and their Iranian backers.  The Kingdom’s air defenses take down one missile while the second crashes near the city of Najran.  No one is injured in the shocking event.  The weapons obviously are Iranian origin…light ‘em up, Riyadh!
  64. 2016 Sunday: The Electoral College is meeting today to select the next U.S. president following last month’s presidential election.  This year, however, outraged Americans everywhere are demanding the 538 electors NOT to vote for President-elect Donald J. Trump but to vote instead for defeated candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton.   President Barack Hussein Obama blasts Vladimir Putin for ‘having meddled in the U.S. Election’ when earlier in the year he had said, ‘there’s no way a foreign power can interfere in America’s elections.’
  65. 2017 Monday: President Donald J. Trump announces his national security strategy while ignoring the ‘climate threat’ which sends Democrats into a tizzy.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration vetoes a UN Security Council resolution demanding the U.S. back down from declaring Jerusalem to be the capitol of Israel on a voting line of 14-to-1.  Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and will always be.
  66. 2018 Tuesday: Federal Judge Emmet Sullivan rebukes retired Army Lt. General Michael Flynn in public court but withholds sentencing of President Trump’s former national security adviser.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration backs down from demanding funds for the border wall along the border with Mexico over threats of a government shutdown.
  67. 2019 Wednesday: In what leftists call a ‘historic vote’ in the U.S. House of Representatives, President Donald J. Trump is impeached on two charges: Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress.  The impeachment trial will commence in the U.S. Senate.  On the first charge, lawmakers voted 230 to 197 while on the second charge, they voted 229 to 198.   Aged and increasingly senile House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi says she ‘will hold the articles back from the U.S. Senate until she is content that the impeachment trial will be fair.’  Say the f**k what?  What you did in the House is a sham, Madam Mumbles.   Meanwhile, at a rally in Battle Creek, Michigan, President Donald J. Trump slams the FBI, the Democrats, and impeachment.
  68. 2020 Friday:  U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross confirms that mega-Chi-Com chipmaker SMIC along with other communist Chinese companies are on the blacklist due to them being part of the communist hierarchy and for using their products to spy on their customers.   Next, the Pentagon halts defense briefings for the so-called ‘president-elect,’ “Pro-China Joe” Biden and his consort Senator Kamala Harris, D-CA, because they’re big proponents of the Chi-Coms and because son, Hunter Biden, is in deep with Beijing.   Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence celebrates the first anniversary of the U.S. Space Force and says that ‘from now on, members of the U.S. Space Force will be referred to as ‘Guardians’ and will join the ranks of soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines.  Congratulations!
  69. 2020 Friday A: After we learn that Chief Justice John Roberts of the U.S. Supreme Court did NOT take the multi-state lawsuit headed by Texas regarding election fraud and corruption because he was AFRAID of mob violence if he did, he throws President Trump a bone by upholding the administration’s edict NOT to include illegal aliens in the 2020 Census as we shouldn’t.  Illegals are NOT American citizens and have no right to anything in this country other than a quick deportation.
  70. 2020 Friday B: In Seattle, barricades are erected around the so-called ‘protest zone.’  Go in there and clean these maggots out.  Next, Senator Rand Paul urges President Donald J. Trump to pardon both Edward Snowden and Julian Assange as he should.  They are patriots, not traitors.  Elsewhere, the New York Times retracts the ‘hit broadcast’ by the so-called ISIS executioner when they learn he’s a phony and a bum.  Go figure.  Meanwhile, disgruntled loser Stacey Abrams of Georgia says she has 76 thousand new voters to vote in the January U.S. Senate run-off races.  We hear the GOP has 80,000.  Beat both Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock.
  71. 2020 Friday C: New text messages coming to light reveal that James Comey- fired FBI director- and his boss, President Barack Hussein Obama’s spying on Donald Trump started far earlier than previously reported, going back to 2015.  Meanwhile, former national security adviser Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, U.S. Army Ret., says that ‘President Trump has options to secure the 2020 Presidential Election.’  He should use those options NOW.  Elsewhere, outrage continues growing over WHY California Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell, Democrat, has not been driven from office seeing as how he was banging a Chi-Com sugar pie named Fang-Fang, aka Christine Fang, most likely passing sensitive information onto his handlers in Beijing.  Swalwell should be in the same prison as Richard Hanssen condemned to life in prison for being an agent of a foreign, hostile power.
  72. 2020 Friday D: Speaking of the Chi-Coms, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 75,179,482 confirmed cases, +654,493, 1,667,124, confirmed deaths, +9,418, and 42,512,618 confirmed recoveries (interestingly down from a week ago), +318,734.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 17,401,776 confirmed cases, up 255,944 from yesterday’s reporting, 313,797 confirmed deaths, UP 1,711, and 7,777,776 confirmed recoveries, UP 12,256.  Speaking of the Xi Jinping Chi-Com flu, Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence received vaccinations for the Yellow Fever 2020 today.  Former Beatle Paul McCartney says he will get vaccinated.  Meanwhile, the FDA is working to get the Moderna vaccine into use while a poll reports that 71-percent of Democrats and 41-percent of Republicans must get the Wuhan Virus vaccine if one wants to return to work.
  73. 2020 Friday E: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 1,783,360 confirmed cases, 22,221 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 19,954 confirmed cases, 280 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 220,816 confirmed cases, 3,170 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: New York where they have a moron for a governor: currently, they have 828,166 confirmed cases, 35,647 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 367,975 confirmed cases, 3,050 confirmed deaths, and 342,985 confirmed recoveries.
  74. 2020 Friday F: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 30,179.05, DOWN 124.32 points (-0.41%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  12,755.64, DOWN 9.11 points (-0.71%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,709.41, DOWN 13.07 points (-0.35%).  Price of GOLD: $1,886.80 per troy oz., -2.10 (-0.11%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $26.00 per troy oz., -0.033 (-0.13%).  Price of PLATINUM: $1,044.20 per troy oz., +0.90 (+0.09%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,347.50 per troy oz., -0.70 (-0.03%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.64 per #, +0.01 (+0.28%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $49.08, -0.02 (-0.04%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.53 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.82 euros.  Just for a lark, $1 U.S. = 77.03 Afghan Afghani.
  75. 2020 Friday G: We learn that the ATF- the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is trying to emplace new rules on AR-15 pistols, firearms that come with braces that strap to the shooter’s forearms, could soon have requirements demanding they be registered, dismantled, turned in to the government, or destroyed.  It’s like we always say: GO BUY YOUR GUNS NOW.  Then, find secure holding places for them because when government comes a-knocking on one’s door demanding your guns, ‘oh, gee, some illegal alien stole them yesterday and I was just about to report them.’  F**k the government if “Pro-China Joe” Biden begins running it and that moron of morons, Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke comes looking for them.  We are telling you; people are going to get themselves shot.
  76. 2020 Friday H: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1617 with a jackpot of $330,000,000 up for grabs: 07, 15, 25, 51, 60, and Mega 05.  Out of 110,011 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $9,064 apiece.
  77. 2020 Friday I: As usual, we invite everyone to stick around today in order to discover what the Chi-Com puppeteers are up to today as they pull the strings of the Democratic Party in concert with the Canadians, Iranians, Russians, Venezuelans, Cubans, and North Koreans.  We know it’s no good but await the results… see you later…
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ENDNOTES:

[i] Sometime within the next decade, we hope to present the music of the Classical composers as without them, we would live in a barbarous world where Islamist scum murder innocent people at will.  Music is what sets civilized people apart from the savages.

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

[iii] 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.

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

[v] One of the greatest saxophonists of his time, he performed with numerous bands but primarily the Rolling Stones.

[vi] We promoted the music of this venerable British rock band as part of a series of interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This included the Small Faces, Faces, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Steve Marriott, Humble Pie, and other interconnected parts.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

[viii] We will present the music of Chicago sometime in 2030 so we hope you will remain with us until then.

[ix] We are surprised that no one ever assassinated this worthless POS.  However, he died of gut cancer because instead of coming to the United States or Spain for treatment, he went to Cuba, a place Democrats say has ‘the best health care system in the world’ and which they want to replicate here in the United States with “Medicare for All,” which means “NOT Medicare at All” but a crap system.

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171. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JUNE 20, 2021:

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Associate Supreme Court Justice David Josiah Brewer; U.S. Attorney General Hugh S. Legaré; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram and Benjamin Bristow; U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring; the Beach Boys featuring Brian Wilson, the Commodores featuring Lionel Richie, the Four Tops featuring Lawrence Peyton, the Newport Jazz Festival featuring Jimi Hendrix, and Van Halen featuring Michael Anthony:

  1. 451 Tuesday: In eastern modern-day France, the Romans and their Goth allies beat the army of Attila the Hun on the Catalaunian Plains.
  2. 1567 Tuesday: By order of Don Enrique, Brazil expels its Jews.
  3. 1582 Sunday: Bishop Domingo de Salazar of Manila suppresses the Philippines.
  4. 1632 Sunday: The British crown grants the Second Lord Baltimore the exclusive right to develop the Chesapeake Bay region.
  5. 1756 Sunday: Indian rebels defeat the British Army at Calcutta and imprison 146 soldiers in the infamous “Black Hole of Calcutta.”
  6. 1782 Thursday: Congress approved the Great Seal of the United States, featuring the emblem of the bald eagle.
  7. 1791 Monday: King Louis XVI of France and his family attempted to flee the country in the so-called Flight to Vergennes but their pursuers caught up with them and dragged them back to Paris.
  8. 1793 Thursday: Eli Whitney applied for a cotton gin patent.  The device initiated the American mass production concept.
  9. 1819 Sunday: The 320-ton Savannah becomes the first steamship to cross any ocean—the Atlantic Ocean.
  10. 1831 Monday: The 9th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingram left office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson from March 06, 1825, until today. 
  11. 1837 Tuesday: Queen Victoria acceded to the British throne following the death of her uncle, King William IV.  Meanwhile, in Smyrna, Ottoman Empire, the future 51st Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer, Republican, is born to missionary parents.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated him to fill the seat of Republican Stanley Matthews.  Brewer served from 12-18-1889 to 03-28-1910.
  12. 1840 Saturday: Samuel Morse patents his telegraph.
  13. 1843 Tuesday: In Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Attorney General AND Acting Secretary of State Hugh S. Legaré died at age 46.  A Democrat, he served under President John Tyler as AG from September 13, 1841 and as Acting secretary of state from May 09, 1841 until his death today. 
  14. 1863 Saturday: The chartered bank in the United States occurs in Davenport, Iowa, with the National Bank.  Meanwhile, West Virginia becomes the 35th state of the Union.
  15. 1864 Monday: The Civil War Battle of Petersburg, Virginia, continues as the fighting takes place in the trenches between the Confederate and Union troops.
  16. 1866 Wednesday: Italy declares war on Austria.
  17. 1867 Thursday: President Andrew Johnson announces the purchase of Alaska from the Russians.
  18. 1876 Tuesday: The 30th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Benjamin Bristow left office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from June 04, 1874 until today.
  19. 1893 Tuesday: A jury in New Bedford, Massachusetts, found Lizzie Borden NOT guilty of the ax murders of her father and stepmother.
  20. 1898 Monday: En route to fight the Spanish in the Philippines, the U.S. Navy seizes the island of Guam from its Spanish defenders.
  21. 1907 Thursday: The first Portland Rose Festival occurs on this date.
  22. 1919 Friday: Germany ends its confederation with Austria as per the terms with the Treaty of Versailles.  The chancellor of the new post-World War I German republic, Philipp Scheidermann, a man who helped establish the republic resigns his office because he refuses to sign the treaty.
  23. 1921 Monday: U.S. Representative Alice Mary Robertson, Republican-Oklahoma, became the first woman to preside over a session of the House of Representatives.
  24. 1923 Wednesday: France announced it would seize the Rhineland to help Germany pay its debts from World War I.  This would be yet another massive slap in the face to the German people that would open their ears to the song of Adolf Hitler.  Stupid, stupid policy.
  25. 1939 Tuesday: The test flight of the first rocket plane using liquid propellants takes place on this date in Germany.
  26. 1940 Thursday: The 53rd U.S. Secretary of War Harry Hines Woodring, a Democrat, left office on this day.  He served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from September 25, 1936, until today.  Meanwhile, as the Germans continue their advance through France to keep the pressure on Paris, the French negotiators prepare to leave for Compiegne where the Nazis have brought the railroad car that the Kaiser’s representatives were forced to sign the German surrender in World War I.  Adolf Hitler is jubilant as revenge has been on his mind for 21 years.  He wants the French humiliated worse than what Imperial Germany had to suffer.
  27. 1941 Friday: The U.S. military replaced the Army Air Corps with the U.S. Army Air Forces.  In 1947, the military abolished the Air Corps by creating the United States Air Forces.  Elsewhere, the Germans and their Axis allies in Eastern Europe are preparing to launch the largest land invasion in the history of the world in two days.  Air crews are receiving their briefings, artillery targets are being registered, and the 1.5 million troops ready to cross the frontier into the Soviet Union are enjoying their final days of rest.  War is coming and the Soviets are dozing on the other side of the border.
  28. 1942 Saturday: The Afrika Korps conquers Tobruk in North Africa.  Meanwhile, Nazi Adolf Eichmann announces the deportation of Dutch Jews.  On the Eastern Front, heavy fighting continues around the Crimean fortress city of Sebastopol as German and Rumanian troops continue fighting to batter their way into the city.  Farther east, the road to Stalingrad is underway as the German spring and summer offensive is moving south with growing momentum.  In the United States, future Beach Boy[i], Brian Wilson, is born in Inglewood, California.
  29. 1943 Sunday: Race-related rioting erupted in Detroit; the governor sent in federal troops two days later to quell the violence that resulted in more than 30 deaths.  Elsewhere, the tide of war is definitely turning against the European Axis partners as Britain’s King George VI is able to visit the stubborn island of Malta that held out for so long against Axis assaults.
  30. 1944 Tuesday: The Nazis begin the mass extermination of all Jews at Auschwitz Death Camp.  Meanwhile, the Allies are advancing on all fronts in Europe.  On the Leningrad Front, the Soviets are advancing while the Allies are advancing in France and Italy.  Fighting is fierce.  Elsewhere during World War II, Japanese naval forces retreated in the Battle of the Philippine Sea after suffering heavy losses to the American fleet.  On Saipan, American forces continue battering the Japanese defenders who cling tenaciously to every scrap of geography.  It is victory or it’s death for them.
  31. 1945 Wednesday: Heavy fighting continues in the fights for Okinawa, the Philippines, and Borneo.  Meanwhile, a U.S. carrier force is softening up the Imperial Japanese forces clinging to Wake Island, one of the first places to fall to Japan shortly after the war began.  The Japanese have been sidelined here as recapturing the island did not fit in the main war plan of taking the fight TO JAPAN so the Japanese troops defending Wake are in dire straits.
  32. 1946 Thursday: The Big Four- the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union agree to begin the gradual withdrawal of Allied occupation forces from Italy.  The Soviets also agree to withdraw their troops from Bulgaria which although on the side of the Axis during World War II did not participate in Operation Barbarossa and also have traditionally been a Russian ally.  Still, they will be a part of the communist bloc.  It is what it is…
  33. 1947 Friday: Mob hitmen shot Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel dead at the Beverly Hills mansion of his girlfriend, Virginia Hill, apparently at the order of Mob associates.  Meanwhile, President Harry Truman vetoes the Taft-Hartley Act.
  34. 1948 Sunday: The variety series, “Toast of the Town,” hosted by Ed Sullivan (for whom the producers later renamed the show), debuted on CBS-Television.
  35. 1949 Monday: The Central Intelligence Agency Act passes the U.S. Congress.
  36. 1950 Tuesday: Lionel Richie, future musician and vocalist with the funk-rock group, the Commodores[ii], is born in Alabama on this date.  Elsewhere, Willie Mays graduated from high school and immediately signed with the New York Giants.
  37. 1954 Sunday: Future longtime bassist with the Los Angeles, California, rock band, Van Halen[iii], 1974-2004—Michael Anthony—is born in Chicago, Illinois, on this date.
  38. 1955 Monday: The AFL and the CIO agreed to combine names and merge into a solitary group.   
  39. 1960 Monday: Heavyweight Floyd Patterson knocks Ingmar Johansson out in the 5th round of their championship fight.
  40. 1963 Thursday: The United States and the Soviet Union signed an agreement to set up a “hot line” between the two superpowers.
  41. 1966 Monday: Sheila Scott completes the first round-the-world solo flight by a woman.
  42. 1967 Tuesday: A jury convicted boxer Muhammad Ali in Houston of violating Selective Service Laws by refusing to be drafter; however, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ultimately overturned his conviction.
  43. 1968 Thursday: American Jim Hines becomes the first person to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds.
  44. 1969 Friday: Georges Pompidou took the oath of office as the president of France.  Meanwhile, at the Newport ’69 Jazz Festival, Jimi Hendrix[iv] appears for a fee of $120,000.  At least 150,000 people attended the event. 
  45. 1973 Wednesday: Larry Holmes improves his professional boxing record to 3-0 with his TKO of Curtis Whitner at 2:14 of the first round in a 4-round bout. 
  46. 1975 Friday: “Jaws,” based on the book by Peter Benchely, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfus hits movie theaters across the United States.
  47. 1977 Monday: On this date, the first oil commenced flowing through the recently completed Trans-Alaska Pipeline from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez. 
  48.   1988 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) upholds a law that makes it illegal for private clubs to discriminate against minorities and women.
  49. 1990 Wednesday: Nelson Mandela lands in New York City to begin a tour of the United States.  Elsewhere, as many as 50,000 people die as an earthquake devastates Iran.
  50. 1993 Sunday: In the 47th NBA Finals, the Chicago Bulls beat the Phoenix Suns 4 games to 2.
  51. 1994 Monday: The authorities arraign O.J. Simpson for the murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend, Ron Goldman.  Before the judge, he pleaded not guilty to the crime.  Elsewhere, former airman Dean Allen Mellberg went on a shooting rampage at Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane, Washington, killing four people and wounding 22 others before being killed by a military police sharpshooter.
  52. 1997 Friday: Lawrence Peyton- longtime vocalist with the Motown group, the Four Tops[v], 1953-1997, died on this date in Southfield, Michigan.
  53. 2007 Wednesday: Military operations in the eastern portion of Sri Lanka continue carrying out actions against the infamous Tamil Tigers, killing at least 30 of their soldiers.  Elsewhere, Australia’s Prime Minister John Howard announces that the nation is going to buy three warships and two landing craft from Spain to beef up their navy.
  54. 2008 Friday: Like poor Tibet, Nepal also is coming under the sway of the Chi-Coms which leads to massive protests in front of the Chi-Com embassy.  At least 700 Tibetans were there among the crowd, all of whom were arrested with three being slapped with charges of ‘anti-Chi-Com activities.’  Folks, who runs Nepal?  The government of that nation or Beijing?  I think the world knows the answer.
  55. 2009 Saturday: As the Arab Spring continues growing across the Muslim world, riot police in Tehran are finding their hands full with mobs of protesters demanding changes in their dictatorial regime.  This is ONE country that new President Barack Hussein Obama won’t provide help.  Elsewhere, jihadists near Kirkuk, Iraq, get lucky with a suicide bombing that propels 67 people up to commune with Allah far sooner than any of them anticipated while leaving at least another 200 in varying stages of suffering.  That’s the ‘religion of peace’ for you…
  56. 2010 Sunday: The Chicago Journal reports it’s been a busy weekend in President Barack Hussein Obama’s adopted hometown of the Windy City what with 40 people shot and seven of them dead.  Halfway across the world, similar issues are occurring in central Baghdad what with two car bombings ejecting at least 26 passersby up to meet with Allah sooner than any of them anticipated while leaving another 53 in varying stages of distress.
  57. 2011 Monday: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers grants private companies the right to create new website domains and suffixes.  Elsewhere, the Anglican Church in England considers permitting openly gay clergy members to become bishops.  Well.  Elsewhere, sectarian clashes break out in East Belfast, Northern Ireland, leading to numerous people being trucked off to the hospital and others to the hoosegow.
  58. 2012 Wednesday: Hospital authorities remove former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak–reported to be in a coma–from life support.  Meanwhile, a Syrian fighter pilot lands in Jordan and the pilot seeks asylum from the ongoing civil war.  Elsewhere, as southern Israel continues to brace under an ongoing barrage of (Iranian) rockets from the Palestinians, the Israeli air force begins to carry out sustained strikes on Hamas (and Iranian) targets in the region.
  59. 2013 Thursday: Instagram offers its users the ability to upload videos to its service.  Elsewhere, the Committee on the Rights of the Child accuses E-V-I-L Israeli soldiers of torturing Palestinian children and using the poor little bastards as human shields.  (Note- what a crock of crap!).  Elsewhere, the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs 4 games to 3 by a final score of 95-88 successfully defending their title from the previous year.  Knuckle-dragging cretin LeBron James is declared the MVP for the second year in a row.
  60. 2014 Friday: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko initiates a 7-day cease-fire, allowing troops to defend themselves but not to attack; during the cease-fire, separatists can turn in weapons and receive amnesty; so far, rebels have rejected the offer.  Elsewhere, the Obama administration rushes 300 U.S. troops to Iraq to help that government’s forces battle the ISIS thugs in the oil-refining city of Baiji.   Light these scum-sucking bastards UP.
  61. 2015 Saturday: After white racist Dylann Storm Roof murders nine African Americans at the church in South Carolina earlier in the week, mass protests break out demanding the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the Capitol building.   Meanwhile, in southern Pakistan, a heat wave peaks killing at least 2,000 people from heat stroke and dehydration.   Elsewhere, in Japan, one-thousand female robots named “Pepper” sell out in under one minute at $1,600 per unit; so says creator SoftBank Robotics Corp.
  62. 2016 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court- noting that it has already reviewed other such bans on ‘assault weapons’ (ALL weapons are ‘assault weapons’ whether they be a gun or a screwdriver or even fists)- refuses to hear other states’ bans such as Connecticut and New York.  What we need is a universal permit to carry arms, both out in the open and concealed.  Cleansing the nation of ‘gun-free zones’ would also enhance the safety of every American.  Meanwhile, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reports that the number is higher than ever what with endless wars, climate disasters, and economic impoverishment: 65.3 million people (which the Democrats want to bring to the U.S.)
  63. 2017 Tuesday: Following his arrest for driving under the influence, Tiger Woods checks into a rehab clinic to deal with his pain medication dependency and his ongoing sleep disorders.   Elsewhere, as outrage continues to grow over the death of 22-year-old American tourist Otto Warmbier at the hands of North Korean jailers, Young Pioneers Tours, the firm taking foreigners into the hellhole known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea says it ‘won’t be taking any other Americans into that godforsaken country as the risk is simply too high.’  (Note- if you remember, young Mr. Warmbier visited the nation, removed a poster from a hotel room wall for a souvenir and then underwent arrest, a bulls**t trial, imprisonment, and just before he died, Kim Jong Un sent his catatonic body home to his parents).
  64. 2018 Wednesday: Bowing to pressure from his political enemies and armies of wailing illegal aliens, President Donald J. Trump signs an executive order ending separation of families at the border, a policy that began under the previous administration but which no one conveniently remembers.   Meanwhile (and this is a good one!), the Chi-Coms express their regrets that the United States is withdrawing from the bulls**t U.N. Human Rights Council.  With dictators, thugs, criminals, and communists making up its membership, the organization is little more than a joke.
  65. 2019 Thursday: Leader of communist China, Xi Jinping, travels to North Korea to visit with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, the first Chinese leader to travel to the S-hole country in 14 years.  In other news, the Iranians commit an overt act of war when their military shoots down a U.S. surveillance drone which they claim trespassed into their airspace.  Almost immediately, the military-industrial-political complex in the United States as well as Democrats and pro-war RINOs begin banging the drum for President Donald J. Trump to launch yet another unnecessary Middle Eastern war.  Wow.
  66. 2020 Saturday: President Donald J. Trump kicked off his official 2020 re-election bid with a massive rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  What a barn burner, he seems unstoppable.  Moving on, here are today’s stats for the Xi Jinping special Wuhan bat flu virus, first the globe: 8,546,919 confirmed cases, 456,726 confirmed deaths, and 4,195,274 confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,295,615 confirmed cases, 121,441 confirmed deaths, and 714,961 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day possesses chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 169,309 confirmed cases, 5,424 confirmed deaths, but as has become the norm, NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 762 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 640 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for the CHOP state, Washington: 28,163 confirmed cases, 1,265 confirmed deaths, but sadly, like California, moron Gov. Jay Inslee will NOT REPORT the number of confirmed recoveries.
  67. 2020 Saturday A: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi warns Ankara, Turkey, that IF Turkish backed Libyan thugs attack Sirte, the Egyptian army would immediately strike out and destroy the Libyan rebels causing problems in their next-door neighbor.  The Turkish president had no clue as to what to say when faced with a genuinely formidable threat and so remained silent.  Good for you, President al-Sissi!
  68. 2020 Saturday B: In House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s hometown of California, a violent mob of leftist ‘protesters’ tore down a statue of General (and President) Ulysses S. Grant.  Unbeknownst to these ignorant Black Lives Matter and Antifa trash rioters, Grant was the guiding military light of the Civil War on the northern side.  He freed slaves and was a strong proponent of recruiting newly freed blacks to serve in the Union army.  It is clear that these so-called ‘protesters’ are not about fighting for civil rights but are Marxists-Leninists in need of immediate extermination.  Time for good Americans to stand up and begin fighting back against this communist scum.  This is what we will get if “Pro-China Joe” Biden wins the White House in November.  VOTE TRUMP!
  69. 2021 Sunday: Folks, today is Sunday, Father’s Day Sunday, let’s hope it’s a slow news day as all the baby mamas will bring all their bastard brats to meet their daddies doing time in America’s hoosegows, today.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0502 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Meandering Creek.”  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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Ian Anderson finally got the record label to give him a solo project without forcing him to label it a ‘Jethro Tull’ album.  “Walk into Light” came out on December 05, 1983 and it was a two-man band: Ian Anderson (all instruments) and Peter John Vettese (keyboards, synthesizers, and backing vocals).  Fans enjoy the mellow sounds and smooth flow of music which as always sparkles and shines with Anderson’s wit.  He and Vettese co-wrote many of the tracks so in many ways, it is more a collaborative album than it is a ‘solo effort.’  We hope everyone will seek this one out and consider adding it to your growing record collection- we think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We look forward to promoting the music of the Beach Boys and the group’s individual members- Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson as well as Alan Jardine, Mike Love, Bruce Johnson, and other members- at some point.  It will be a lengthy presentation rivaling if not surpassing the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Who, and Genesis.

[ii] When we do a comprehensive presentation of classic Motown and funk bands, you had better believe we will be doing the Commodores and Lionel Richie and a whole bunch of other famous musicians and bands.

[iii] At some point when we return to doing the music of American rock bands, Van Halen will be among them.

[iv] We began promoting the music of the Jimi Hendrix Experience and Jimi Hendrix on Sunday, 22-December-2013 through Thursday, 16-January-2014.  Please check the albums out, you will enjoy them.

[v] We definitely hope to present the music of ALL the classic Motown bands- including the famed Four Tops- sometime within the next decade.  Please, stay tuned for further developments.

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29. 1939 Tuesday: The Spanish Civil War effectively ended as Madrid fell to the forces of Francisco Franco. Under siege for more than two years, the communist Republicans had managed to defend the nation’s capital from the Falangists, aka Fascist, aka Nationalist Spaniards. The Nationalists began rounding up their communist opponents, executing many of them where they stood (the only good communist is a dead communist) while sparing others to begin repairing the damage they caused to both Madrid and to the rest of their nation. A few survivors managed to flee through enemy lines and seek refuge in the mountains.

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87. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, MARCH 28, 2021:

DAY SIXTY-EIGHT OF THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION

Palm Sunday / First Day of Passover

President Dwight D. Eisenhower; U.S. Supreme Court Roger B. Taney; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer; U.S. Secretaries of Defense James Forrestal, Louis A. Johnson, Caspar Weinberger; U.S. Secretaries of State Martin Van Buren, Christian Herter, Frank B. Kellogg, Henry L. Stimson, and Edmund Muskie; Jethro Tull featuring John Evan, and Pablo Cruise featuring Bud Cockrell:

  1. 845 Tuesday: Viking raiders sack the city of Paris, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collected a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.
  2. 1738 Friday: English parliament declares war on Spain (War of Jenkin’s Ear).
  3. 1796 Monday: Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is 1st U.S.-African church.
  4. 1797 Tuesday: Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patents a washing machine.
  5. 1799 Thursday: New York State abolished slavery.
  6. 1804 Wednesday: Ohio passed law that restricted movement of blacks within its borders.   
  7. 1829 Saturday: The 10th U.S. Secretary of State Martin Van Buren assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Andrew Jackson 03-28-1829 to 05-23-1831.  He later became the president of the United States.
  8. 1834 Friday: The U.S. Senate voted to censure President Andrew Jackson for the removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United States.
  9. 1836 Monday: The 24th overall U.S. Supreme Court justice and 5th Chief Justice Roger B. Taney assumed his office on this date.  A Federalist and then a Democrat, President Andrew Jackson nominated Taney to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Marshall.  Taney served from today until October 12, 1864.
  10. 1845 Friday: Mexico drops diplomatic relations with the U.S.
  11. 1854 Tuesday: During the Crimean War, Britain and France declared war on Russia to rescue the so-called, “Sick Man of Europe” the Ottoman Empire, from its opponent, Russia, to keep the balance of power in the region intact.
  12. 1865 Tuesday: New York enacted outdoor advertising legislation, which banned painting on stones, rocks, and trees. 
  13. 1881 Monday: PT Barnum and James A. Bailey formed “The Greatest Show on Earth.”
  14. 1885 Saturday: The U.S. Salvation Army officially organizes on this date.
  15. 1895 Thursday: In Paris, France, future 53rd U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter is born.  He would serve under fellow Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 04-22-1959 to 01-20-1961.
  16. 1898 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in United States v. Wong Kim Ark, ruled that a child born in the United States to Chinese immigrants was a citizen of the United States.
  17. 1908 Saturday: Automobile owners lobbied the U.S. Congress, supporting a bill that called for vehicle licensing and federal registration.
  18. 1910 Monday: In Washington, D.C., the 51st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer died.  President Benjamin Harrison nominated his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice Stanley Matthews seat, a fellow Republican.  He served from 12-18-1889 to 03-28-1910.  Meanwhile, the first seaplane took off from water in Martinique, France.  The pilot was Henri Fabre.
  19. 1914 Saturday: In Rumford, Maine, future 58th U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie is born.  A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from 05-08-1980 to 01-20-1981.
  20. 1917 Wednesday: The Ottoman Turks expel Jews from Tel Aviv and Jaffa in occupied Palestine.  Elsewhere, during World War I, the federal government formed the Women’s Auxiliary Corps, aka WAAC.
  21. 1920 Sunday: The Palm Sunday tornado outbreak affects the Great Lakes region as well as the states of the Deep South.
  22. 1921 Monday: President Warren Harding named William Howard Taft as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court.
  23. 1922 Tuesday: The first microfilm device undergoes introduction to the public.
  24. 1924 Friday: Radio station WGN-AM in Chicago begins radio transmitting on this date.
  25. 1929 Thursday: The 45th U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg stepped down from office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge / served from 03-05-1925 to 03-28-1929.  His successor, the 46th U.S. Secretary of State Henry L. Stimson assumed the office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Herbert Hoover from today until March 04, 1933.
  26. 1930 Friday: The names of the Turkish cities of Constantinople and Angora were changed to Istanbul and Ankara.
  27. 1933 Tuesday: German Reichstag confers dictatorial powers on Adolf Hitler.  The Nazis then banned Jewish businesses, professions, and schools.
  28. 1935 Thursday: The notorious Nazi propaganda film “Triumph of the Will” premiered in Berlin.  Elsewhere, American scientist and engineer Robert Goddard uses gyroscopes to control a rocket.
  29. 1939 Tuesday: The Spanish Civil War effectively ended as Madrid fell to the forces of Francisco Franco.  Under siege for more than two years, the communist Republicans had managed to defend the nation’s capital from the Falangists, aka Fascist, aka Nationalist Spaniards.  The Nationalists began rounding up their communist opponents, executing many of them where they stood (the only good communist is a dead communist) while sparing others to begin repairing the damage they caused to both Madrid and to the rest of their nation.  A few survivors managed to flee through enemy lines and seek refuge in the mountains.
  30. 1940 Thursday:  In Paris, representatives of the French and British governments agree that neither nation will sign a separate peace with the Nazis.  They must stand strong together following declaring war on the Germans following their invasion of a peaceful Poland on September 1, 1939. 
  31. 1941 Friday: Fighting in Italian-controlled East Africa is coming to an end as British and Indian forces storm their way into Kerren, the key town to conquering Eritrea.  The town was held by the elite Savoia Grenadiers who gave as good as they got.  However, lacking the heavy arms of their British foes as well as the numbers and beleaguered with a civilian population who no longer had a stomach for the fight, they were overpowered and forced to surrender thus effectively ending Fascist control of the area. Elsewhere, novelist and critic Virginia Woolf, 59, drowned herself in England.  
  32. 1942 Saturday: British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St. Nazaire.  Although they manage to damage large amounts of Axis equipment and infrastructure, the raiders suffer severe losses and soon return back across the English Channel to Britain.
  33. 1943 Sunday: No matter what the Brits throw at the remnants of the once-powerful Afrika Korps, Generaloberst Hans-Jürgen von Arnim, commander of the force since Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was recalled home due to illness, continues extricating his troops from one trap after another as he continues the struggle in Tunisia. 
  34. 1944 Tuesday: On the Eastern Front, German and Romanian troops that have been bottled up in Odessa in the Ukraine are preparing their own evacuation by sea across the Black Sea towards Romania and freedom.  The Red Army continues shelling the city making the escape problematic but still, drowning is preferable to becoming a POW in the Soviet Union.    Meanwhile, the Soviets capture the Nikolayev which the year before had been the scene of a major battle between escaping Italian 8th Army, Romanian, and German survivors of the Battle of Stalingrad.   
  35. 1945 Wednesday: Germany launched the last of the V-2 rockets against England.   On the Western Front, U.S. British, French,  and Polish forces continue the inexorable drive towards Berlin and ultimate victory while the Soviets continue plowing through Eastern Europe, crushing resistance wherever they come across it.   In the China-Burma-India Theater, Imperial Japanese forces are losing the fight for Burma and are having to hightail it towards the east.
  36. 1946 Thursday: The U.S. Department of State releases the Acheson-Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
  37. 1948 Sunday: John Evan—keyboardist with the British band, Jethro Tull[i] 1970-1980—was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England on this date.
  38. 1949 Monday: The 1st U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from 09-17-1947.  His successor, Louis A. Johnson assumed the office on this date.  A fellow Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until 09-19-1950.
  39. 1950 Tuesday: Future bassist/vocalist with It’s a Beautiful Day[ii] and Pablo Cruise[iii]—Bud Cockrell—is born on this date in Greenville, Mississippi.
  40. 1954 Sunday: At the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, French paratroopers and Foreign Legionnaires took the fight to the enemy.  Following an intensive, rolling barrage, forces under the command of Major Marcel Bigeard moved out into the scrublands and with the aid of several tanks, destroyed numerous People’s Army antiaircraft and other artillery pieces and killed perhaps more than 350-400 enemy soldiers.  This was a morale-boosting battle and the French felt much better than they had in two weeks.[iv]
  41. 1960 Monday: Pope John raises the first Japanese, African, and Filipino cardinals.
  42. 1962 Wednesday: The Air Force announced research into the use of lasers to intercept missiles and satellites.
  43. 1963 Thursday: The Alfred Hitchcock film, “The Birds” premiered in New York City.
  44. 1967 Tuesday: U.N. Secretary General U Thant makes public proposals for peace in Vietnam.
  45. 1969 Friday: The 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, died in Washington, D.C., at age 78.  A Republican, he served 01-20-1953-01-20-1961.
  46. 1973 Wednesday: U.S. troops leave Vietnam, 9 years after Tonkin Resolution.
  47. 1978 Tuesday: In Stump v. Sparkman, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld, 5-3, the judicial immunity of an Indiana judge against a lawsuit brought by a young woman who’d been ordered sterilized by the judge when she was a teenager.
  48. 1979 Wednesday: America’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pennsylvania.
  49. 1986 Friday: More than 6,000 radio stations of all format varieties played “We are the World” simultaneously at 10:15 a.m. EST.
  50. 1990 Wednesday: Michael Jordan scores 69 points, 4th time he scores 60 points in a game.  Meanwhile, President George H. W. Bush awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal.
  51. 1991 Thursday: Mike Tyson admits paternity to Kimberly Scarborough’s son.
  52. 1994 Monday: Italy’s right-wing alliance under Silvio Berlusconi wins election.
  53. 1995 Tuesday: The world’s largest bank, Japan’s Mitsubishi Bank and Bank of Tokyo merges.
  54. 2003 Friday: New research on the Shroud of Turin supports that it may been used as Jesus Christ’s burial cloth; researchers used mechanical and thermal measurements to date the shroud between 300 BC and 400 AD.
  55. 2005 Monday: A magnitude-8.78 earthquake hits the Indonesia island of Sumatra; it is the second strongest earthquake since 1960.
  56. 2006 Tuesday: The 15th U.S. Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger died in Bangor, Maine, at age 88 on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Ronald Reagan from 01-21-1981 to 11-23-1987.
  57. 2010 Sunday: The BBC finds evidence of a massacre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo carried out by the Lord’s Resistance Army last December, in which 321 people, including children, were killed.
  58. 2011 Monday: The International Atomic Energy Agency calls for a summit to discuss concerns about nuclear safety following radiation leaks at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
  59. 2012 Wednesday: The Mega Millions jackpot in the U.S. reaches a world record in lottery history – $500 million dollars.
  60. 2013 Thursday: Attracting NATO criticism, Russia conducts unscheduled military exercises in the Black Sea.  Elsewhere, former South African President Nelson Mandela finds himself in the hospital with a lung problem.  God bless you, President Mandela. 
  61. 2014 Friday: Third baseman Miguel Cabrera signs a 10-year contract with the Detroit Tigers for $292 million, exceeding the 10-year contract signed by Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees in 2007 for $275 million.  Elsewhere, Russia increases the price of gas to the Ukraine by 80 percent.  Finally, two cases of Ebola are reported in Liberia among people who have traveled to Guinea.
  62. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, officials find that Andreas Lubitz, co-pilot of downed Germanwings Flight 4U 9525, had mental and physical health problems that he hid from the airline; a doctor’s note was found excusing him from work on the day that he crashed the plane.  Meanwhile, the Saudi Coalition announces that it now has full control of Yemeni airspace while ground fighting continues around the port of Aden.  The Saudis are trying to drive the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels out of their positions and to reassert Yemeni Sunni control of government.
  63. 2016 Monday: Belgian prosecutors release one Muslim guy they scooped up in their search for the jihadists that capsized their country and caused widespread fear throughout Western Europe because the evidence upon which, they arrested him did not support the crimes with which they were trying to charge him.  We hope they kept eyes on him anyway…elsewhere, the Japanese military continues building up its forces and intelligence-gathering apparatuses near the disputed Senkaku Islands, the ones the Chinese covet. 
  64. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump proposed immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs such as medical research, infrastructure, and community grants so the American taxpayers—and NOT Mexico—could cover the down payment for the border wall.  Elsewhere, Wells Fargo Bank said it would pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over as many as 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission.
  65. 2018 Wednesday: Arriving for his first trip outside North Korea, Kim Jong Un arrives in Beijing via his armored train to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping.  Meanwhile, following an out-of-control prison riot that led to a major fire in the Carabobo state police headquarters in Valencia, Venezuela, the authorities claim 68 deaths and countless others injured and maimed.
  66. 2019 Thursday: After 100-plus migrants seized control of a merchantmen plying the waters off the coast of Libya- and which then took control of the vessel and ordered its captain and crew to take them to Malta- the Maltese navy arrived on scene, stormed the vessel, freed its crew, and took the pirates into custody.  The ship then went onto Malta where it docked and the scumbag refugees were trotted off to holding cells.  We guess a prison on Malta beats living in Libya without Moammar Gaddafi in charge.  
  67. 2020 Saturday: The Wuhan Virus continues plaguing the world what with confirmed global cases hitting 664,924 with a total of 30,848 deaths and 140,222 recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the United States there are a total of 124,665 confirmed cases with 2,026 deaths and approximately 1,072 recoveries (although the recovery number seems a bit low).  Meanwhile, in Communist China, the authorities have re-opened parts of the epicenter of the virus- Wuhan- after two months of intense isolation including the nailing in of the afflicted into their apartments.
  68. 2021 Sunday: Stick around for the latest news, AICPENDBLOG.COM-style.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0417 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Promenade.”  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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Waysted released a live album, “Organized Chaos,” on July 23, 2007.  Whoever joins this veteran rocker makes Mr. Way that much better and this album smokes from start to finish.  The band features great Pete Way on bass and vocals, Finn Moore on vocals, Chris George (guitars), and Scott Phillips on the drums.  All the favorite tunes of fans across the globe are on this album and we hope you will check it out wherever you shop for the best in music because the setting is an intimate one that allows fans to get up close and personal with the band.  Please, seek it out and add it to your collection- you will be glad you did.

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[i] 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.

[ii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected.  We certainly will one day.  Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.

[iii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected.  We certainly will one day.  Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.

[iv] Our main reference for the epic battle at Dien Bien Phu is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, 2004, Da Capo Press.  Please seek this amazing historical work out for a concise look at the battle that ended French control of French Indochina and the birth of Vietnam.

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353. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2020

Z. 1942 Friday: German Field Marshal Erich von Manstein’s intelligence officer meets with Sixth Army commander General Friedrich Paulus and his subordinate officers to gauge as to whether the trapped army will attempt the breakout when Hoth’s panzers arrive nearby. Adolf Hitler has NOT given his permission to Operation Thunderclap- the breakout from Stalingrad- yet so Paulus vacillates…

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353. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2020:

Hanukkah Ends

U.S. Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justices Smith Thompson, David Josiah Brewer, and Edward Douglass White; U.S. Secretaries of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Robert Gates; Soviet leader Josef Stalin, the Animals featuring Chas Chandler, Big Brother, and the Holding Company featuring Sam Andrew, the Cars featuring Elliott Easton, Chicago featuring Walfredo Reyes Jr., Humble Pie featuring Anthony “Sooty” Jones, and the Rolling Stones featuring Keith Richards and Bobby Keys:

  1. 1719 Saturday: Thomas Fleet publishes “Mother Goose’s Melodies for Children.”
  2. 1787 Sunday: New Jersey became the third state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
  3. 1796 Friday: The first Sunday newspaper appeared on this date—the Monitor of Baltimore, Maryland.   
  4. 1799 Monday: The body of President George Washington undergoes interment at Mount Vernon, Virginia.
  5. 1843 Sunday: In Poughkeepsie, NY, the 19th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Smith Thompson died.  President James Monroe nominated his fellow Democratic-Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Henry Livingston.  Thompson served from 09-01-1823 to 12-18-1843.
  6. 1862 Wednesday: The first orthopedic hospital underwent organization in New York City and its name was the Hospital for Ruptured and Crippled.
  7. 1863 Thursday: In a speech to the Prussian Parliament, Prime Minister Otto von Bismarck declared, “Politics is not an exact science.”
  8. 1865 Sunday: Secretary of State William H. Seward declared the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery, in effect.  The amendment abolished slavery with the declaration: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for a crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States nor any place subject to its jurisdiction.”
  9. 1878 Tuesday: Future dictator of the Soviet Union, 1928-1953—Josef Stalin—is born in Georgia on this date.
  10. 1889 Tuesday: The 51st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Republican, President Benjamin Harrison nominated Brewer to fill Stanley Matthews seat.   Justice Brewer would serve from this date until 03-28-1910.
  11. 1892 Saturday: Tchaikovsky’s[i] ballet, “The Nutcracker,” publicly premiered in St. Petersburg, Russia.  Although we now consider this to be a classic, it first received a generally negative reception from the public at the time.
  12. 1898 Saturday: A driver set a new automobile speed record at 39 mph (63 kph).
  13. 1899 Sunday: British authorities appoint Field Marshal Lord Roberts supreme commander of South Africa.
  14. 1903 Friday: In exchange for an annual rent, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone ‘in perpetuity.’
  15. 1910 Sunday: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Douglass White would end his role on the nation’s high court on this date.  President Grover Cleveland nominated White to fill Samuel Blatchford’s seat.  He served as an associate justice from 03-12-1894 until today.   Tomorrow, he would take the oath of office as the 9th chief justice of the United States.  President William Howard Taft nominated White to fill Melville Fuller’s seat.  He would serve in this capacity from 12-19-1910 to 05-19-1921.
  16. 1912 Wednesday: The Piltdown man made its public debut as fossil collector Charles Dawson reported to the Geological Society in London his discovery of supposedly fragmented early human remains at a gravel pit.  (More than four decades later, anthropologists declared the Piltdown man to be a hoax).
  17. 1915 Saturday: President Woodrow Wilson widowed the year before, married Edith Bolling Galt at her Washington home.
  18. 1916 Monday: After 10 months of fighting, the French defeated the Germans in the Battle of Verdun during World War I.
  19. 1917 Tuesday: Congress passed the 18th Amendment to the Constitution which prohibited “the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors” and sent it to the states for ratification.
  20. 1932 Sunday: In the first NFL playoff game, the Chicago Bears beat the Portsmouth Spartans 9-0.
  21. 1935 Wednesday: Edward Benes becomes president of Czechoslovakia.  Elsewhere, for the first time in United States history, the government issued a $1 silver certificate.
  22. 1936 Friday: Su-Lin, the first giant panda to come to the United States arrived in San Francisco, California, on this date.  The Chinese sold the animal to the Brookfield Zoo for $8,750.
  23. 1938 Sunday: Chas Chandler, future bass player with the British rock group, the Animals[ii], was born.  
  24. 1940 Wednesday: Adolf Hitler ordered secret preparations for Nazi Germany to invade the Soviet Union.  (The plan, codenamed Operation Barbarossa, commenced in June 1941 as a massive Axis army crossed the border into Russia, taking the Soviets completely by surprise; however, they would eventually fight back and drive the Axis troops back to their home countries, eventually capturing Berlin).
  25. 1941 Thursday: Japanese troops begin landing in the British crown colony of Hong Kong during World War II.  Meanwhile, in Taft, California, Sam Andrew, future guitarist with the rock band, Big Brother, and the Holding Company[iii], is born.
  26. 1942 Friday: German Field Marshal Erich von Manstein’s intelligence officer meets with Sixth Army commander General Friedrich Paulus and his subordinate officers to gauge as to whether the trapped army will attempt the breakout when Hoth’s panzers arrive nearby.  Adolf Hitler has NOT given his permission to Operation Thunderclap- the breakout from Stalingrad- yet so Paulus vacillates.   Paulus’ subordinate officer Lt. Gen. Artur Schmidt told the representative that the “Sixth Army will still be in position at Easter- just supply it better.’  The intelligence officer headed back to the Gumrak Airport to get the hell out of the doomed city.
  27. 1943 Saturday: Keith Richard(s), the future Rolling Stones’[iv] guitarist was born in Great Britain on this date in history.  Meanwhile, in Texas, future saxophonist who played with ALL the great bands including the Rolling Stones—Bobby Keys[v]—is born.  
  28. 1944 Monday: In a pair of related rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the wartime relocation of Japanese Americans, but also said undeniably loyal Americans of Japanese ancestry the government could no longer detain.  Meanwhile, off the coast of the Philippines, three U.S. Navy destroyers, the USS Hull, USS Spence, and the USS Monaghan sink in a typhoon with the loss of more than 740 lives.
  29. 1945 Tuesday: Uruguay joins the United Nations.
  30. 1952 Thursday: Future bassist with the British rock band, Humble Pie[vi]—Anthony “Sooty” Jones—is born on this date.
  31. 1953 Friday: Future guitarist with the Boston rock band, the Cars[vii], 1976-1988 / 2010-present, Elliott Easton, is born on this date.
  32. 1955 Sunday: Walfredo Reyes Jr., future percussionist with the band, Chicago[viii] (2013-present) is born on this date.  
  33. 1956 Tuesday: The United Nations admits the nation of Japan.  Meanwhile, Israeli troops hoist their flag atop Mt. Sinai.  Elsewhere, CBS-TV presented the game show, “To Tell the Truth,” for the first time.
  34. 1957 Wednesday: The Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania, the first nuclear facility to generate electricity in the United States went on line today.  However, it went out of service in 1982.
  35. 1961 Monday: In the NBA, Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warrior scores 78 points against the Los Angeles Lakers.  Meanwhile, India completes its annexation of the three Portuguese colonies of Goa, Davao, and Diu.  Finally, Britain’s EMI Records initially rejects the Beatles for a contract.
  36. 1969 Thursday: Britain’s House of Lords joined the House of Commons in making permanent a 1965 ban on the death penalty for murder.
  37. 1970 Friday: Divorce became legal in Italy.
  38. 1972 Monday: During the waning days of the war in Vietnam, American air power—in what the world would come to know as the Christmastime Bombings—blast Hanoi and other North Vietnamese cities to drive them to the bargaining table in Paris.
  39. 1979 Tuesday: When Stanley Barrett drove at 739.6 mph, he broke the sound barrier on land for the first time in history.
  40. 1980 Thursday: Former Soviet Premier Alexei N. Kosygin died at age 76.
  41. 1983 Sunday: In the NBA, the San Diego Clippers end a 29-game road-losing streak.  Elsewhere, Wayne Gretzky of the Edmonton Oilers scored his 100th point in the 34th game of the season.  
  42. 1988 Sunday: In the NFL, the Seattle Seahawks with a 9-7 record, win their first-ever division title.
  43. 1990 Tuesday: The National League announces the runners-up for 1993 expansion teams: Buffalo, Denver, Miami, Orlando, Tampa-St. Petersburg, and Washington, D.C. (Miami and Denver win).
  44. 1991 Wednesday: General Motors announce that it is going to close 21 plants across the United States.
  45. 1992 Friday: Kim Young-Sam won election as South Korea’s first civilian president in three decades.
  46. 1998 Friday: The House debated articles of impeachment against President Bill Clinton.  Meanwhile, South Carolina carried out the nation’s 500th execution since capital punishment returned in 1977.
  47. 1999 Saturday: After living atop an ancient redwood in Humboldt County, CA, for two years, dimwit environmental activist Julia “Butterfly” Hill came down and hopefully went to jail. 
  48. 2000 Monday: The Electoral College cast its ballots, with President-elect George W. Bush receiving the expected 271; Al Gore, however, received 266, one fewer than expected, because of a District of Columbia Democrat who’d left her ballot blank to protest the district’s lack of representation in Congress.  Wow.
  49. 2005 Sunday: Bolivia elects the pro-Castro regime of Evo Morales.   Elsewhere, Democracy Now shares evidence that the Bush administration permitted the wiretapping of American citizens sans any warrants which leads Vermont Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy to declare, “No more secret courts, secret orders, or torture of jihadist suspects.’
  50. 2006 Monday:  As the Iraq War continues going bad to worse, the 21st U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld throws in the towel and leaves office today.  A Republican, he Served under President George W. Bush from 01-20-2001 until today.  The 22nd U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates took the oath of office.  Not only would he serve under President Bush, but he would also serve under President Barack Obama in the next administration until 06-30-2011.
  51. 2007 Tuesday: The Lakota people withdraw from treaties with the U.S. and declare themselves an independent nation.
  52. 2008 Thursday: The United States once again finds itself being accused of unnecessary civilian deaths in Afghanistan.  Look, it’s a horrible place full of jihadists.  It is what it is.  Meanwhile, we expect to learn some of President-elect Barack Hussein Obama’s Cabinet picks later today.
  53. 2009 Friday: General Motors announced that it would shut down its Saab brand.  Meanwhile, the infamous iron sign bearing the Nazis’ cynical slogan “Arbeit Macht Frei” (Work Sets You Free”) that spanned the main entrance to the former Auschwitz death camp in Poland was stolen.  However, the sign was later recovered and six suspects were jailed.  Meanwhile, Jon and Kate Gosselin officially divorced after 10 years of marriage, eight children and a year of tabloid headlines.
  54. 2010 Saturday: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez[ix] received temporary powers to pass laws by decree, negating any required review or support from the National Assembly.
  55. 2011 Sunday: The last convoy of U.S. troops pulls out of Iraq thereby marking an end to the Iraq War.  Meanwhile, following the death of Kim Jong Il in North Korea, Koreans around the world (except there) celebrate with boundless joy but the U.S. government is treading cautiously to see who will bubble up to the top in the struggle for power.
  56. 2012 Tuesday: The United Kingdom’s Queen Elizabeth II attends a meeting of the Cabinet for the first time, receiving a gift honoring her Diamond Jubilee; this was first time a British monarch attended a meeting of the Cabinet since the reign of Queen Victoria.
  57. 2013 Wednesday: In the U.S., lottery officials believe TWO people won the Mega Millions lottery; they will share a jackpot of $636 million.  Meanwhile, the United Nations condemns three nations for human rights violations: Syria, North Korea, and Iran.
  58. 2014 Thursday:  The European Union extends sanctions against Russia by banning oil and gas exploration, cruise ship activity, and investment in Russian-annexed Crimea; however, European Union member nations consider the annexation illegitimate. 
  59. 2015 Friday: Houthi rebels in Yemen fire two ballistic missiles into Saudi Arabia, leader on the ground fighting to stop the Houthis and their Iranian backers.  The Kingdom’s air defenses take down one missile while the second crashes near the city of Najran.  No one is injured in the shocking event.  The weapons obviously are Iranian origin…light ‘em up, Riyadh!
  60. 2016 Sunday: The Electoral College is meeting today to select the next U.S. president following last month’s presidential election.  This year, however, outraged Americans everywhere are demanding the 538 electors NOT to vote for President-elect Donald J. Trump but to vote instead for defeated candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton.   President Barack Hussein Obama blasts Vladimir Putin for ‘having meddled in the U.S. Election’ when earlier in the year he had said, ‘there’s no way a foreign power can interfere in America’s elections.’
  61. 2017 Monday: President Donald J. Trump announces his national security strategy while ignoring the ‘climate threat’ which sends Democrats into a tizzy.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration vetoes a UN Security Council resolution demanding the U.S. back down from declaring Jerusalem to be the capitol of Israel on a voting line of 14-to-1.  Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and will always be.
  62. 2018 Tuesday: Federal Judge Emmet Sullivan rebukes retired Army Lt. General Michael Flynn in public court but withholds sentencing of President Trump’s former national security adviser.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration backs down from demanding funds for the border wall along the border with Mexico over threats of a government shutdown.
  63. 2019 Wednesday: In what leftists call a ‘historic vote’ in the U.S. House of Representatives, President Donald J. Trump is impeached on two charges: Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress.  The impeachment trial will commence in the U.S. Senate.  On the first charge, lawmakers voted 230 to 197 while on the second charge, they voted 229 to 198.   Aged and increasingly senile House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi says she ‘will hold the articles back from the U.S. Senate until she is content that the impeachment trial will be fair.’  Say the f**k what?  What you did in the House is a sham, Madam Mumbles.   Meanwhile, at a rally in Battle Creek, Michigan, President Donald J. Trump slams the FBI, the Democrats, and impeachment.
  64. 2020 Friday:  U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross confirms that mega-Chi-Com chipmaker SMIC along with other communist Chinese companies are on the blacklist due to them being part of the communist hierarchy and for using their products to spy on their customers.   Next, the Pentagon halts defense briefings for the so-called ‘president-elect,’ “Pro-China Joe” Biden and his consort Senator Kamala Harris, D-CA, because they’re big proponents of the Chi-Coms and because son, Hunter Biden, is in deep with Beijing.   Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence celebrates the first anniversary of the U.S. Space Force and says that ‘from now on, members of the U.S. Space Force will be referred to as ‘Guardians’ and will join the ranks of soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines.  Congratulations!
  65. 2020 Friday A: After we learn that Chief Justice John Roberts of the U.S. Supreme Court did NOT take the multi-state lawsuit headed by Texas regarding election fraud and corruption because he was AFRAID of mob violence if he did, he throws President Trump a bone by upholding the administration’s edict NOT to include illegal aliens in the 2020 Census as we shouldn’t.  Illegals are NOT American citizens and have no right to anything in this country other than a quick deportation.
  66. 2020 Friday B: In Seattle, barricades are erected around the so-called ‘protest zone.’  Go in there and clean these maggots out.  Next, Senator Rand Paul urges President Donald J. Trump to pardon both Edward Snowden and Julian Assange as he should.  They are patriots, not traitors.  Elsewhere, the New York Times retracts the ‘hit broadcast’ by the so-called ISIS executioner when they learn he’s a phony and a bum.  Go figure.  Meanwhile, disgruntled loser Stacey Abrams of Georgia says she has 76 thousand new voters to vote in the January U.S. Senate run-off races.  We hear the GOP has 80,000.  Beat both Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock.
  67. 2020 Friday C: New text messages coming to light reveal that James Comey- fired FBI director- and his boss, President Barack Hussein Obama’s spying on Donald Trump started far earlier than previously reported, going back to 2015.  Meanwhile, former national security adviser Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, U.S. Army Ret., says that ‘President Trump has options to secure the 2020 Presidential Election.’  He should use those options NOW.  Elsewhere, outrage continues growing over WHY California Congressman Eric “Farter-in-Chief” Swalwell, Democrat, has not been driven from office seeing as how he was banging a Chi-Com sugar pie named Fang-Fang, aka Christine Fang, most likely passing sensitive information onto his handlers in Beijing.  Swalwell should be in the same prison as Richard Hanssen condemned to life in prison for being an agent of a foreign, hostile power.
  68. 2020 Friday D: Speaking of the Chi-Coms, here are the numbers for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu- Pelosi Pox:  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 75,179,482 confirmed cases, +654,493, 1,667,124, confirmed deaths, +9,418, and 42,512,618 confirmed recoveries (interestingly down from a week ago), +318,734.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 17,401,776 confirmed cases, up 255,944 from yesterday’s reporting, 313,797 confirmed deaths, UP 1,711, and 7,777,776 confirmed recoveries, UP 12,256.  Speaking of the Xi Jinping Chi-Com flu, Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence received vaccinations for the Yellow Fever 2020 today.  Former Beatle Paul McCartney says he will get vaccinated.  Meanwhile, the FDA is working to get the Moderna vaccine into use while a poll reports that 71-percent of Democrats and 41-percent of Republicans must get the Wuhan Virus vaccine if one wants to return to work.
  69. 2020 Friday E: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 1,783,360 confirmed cases, 22,221 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 19,954 confirmed cases, 280 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 220,816 confirmed cases, 3,170 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other state: New York where they have a moron for a governor: currently, they have 828,166 confirmed cases, 35,647 confirmed deaths, but NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 367,975 confirmed cases, 3,050 confirmed deaths, and 342,985 confirmed recoveries.
  70. 2020 Friday F: Here are the stats for today’s Stock Market closes: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 30,179.05, DOWN 124.32 points (-0.41%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  12,755.64, DOWN 9.11 points (-0.71%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,709.41, DOWN 13.07 points (-0.35%).  Price of GOLD: $1,886.80 per troy oz., -2.10 (-0.11%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $26.00 per troy oz., -0.033 (-0.13%).  Price of PLATINUM: $1,044.20 per troy oz., +0.90 (+0.09%).  Price of PALLADIUM: $2,347.50 per troy oz., -0.70 (-0.03%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $3.64 per #, +0.01 (+0.28%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $49.08, -0.02 (-0.04%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.53 PRC yuan whereas one U.S. greenback = 0.82 euros.  Just for a lark, $1 U.S. = 77.03 Afghan Afghani.
  71. 2020 Friday G: We learn that the ATF- the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is trying to emplace new rules on AR-15 pistols, firearms that come with braces that strap to the shooter’s forearms, could soon have requirements demanding they be registered, dismantled, turned in to the government, or destroyed.  It’s like we always say: GO BUY YOUR GUNS NOW.  Then, find secure holding places for them because when government comes a-knocking on one’s door demanding your guns, ‘oh, gee, some illegal alien stole them yesterday and I was just about to report them.’  F**k the government if “Pro-China Joe” Biden begins running it and that moron of morons, Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke comes looking for them.  We are telling you; people are going to get themselves shot.
  72. 2020 Friday H: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1617 with a jackpot of $330,000,000 up for grabs: 07, 15, 25, 51, 60, and Mega 05.  Out of 110,011 winning tickets, the highest winners were THREE people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $9,064 apiece.
  73. 2020 Friday I: As usual, we invite everyone to stick around today in order to discover what the Chi-Com puppeteers are up to today as they pull the strings of the Democratic Party in concert with the Canadians, Iranians, Russians, Venezuelans, Cubans, and North Koreans.  We know it’s no good but await the results… see you later…

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[i] Sometime within the next decade, we hope to present the music of the Classical composers as without them, we would live in a barbarous world where Islamist scum murder innocent people at will.  Music is what sets civilized people apart from the savages.

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

[iii] 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.

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

[v] One of the greatest saxophonists of his time, he performed with numerous bands but primarily the Rolling Stones.

[vi] We promoted the music of this venerable British rock band as part of a series of interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  This included the Small Faces, Faces, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Jeff Beck, Steve Marriott, Humble Pie, and other interconnected parts.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your collection.

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

[viii] We will present the music of Chicago sometime in 2030 so we hope you will remain with us until then.

[ix] We are surprised that no one ever assassinated this worthless POS.  However, he died of gut cancer because instead of coming to the United States or Spain for treatment, he went to Cuba, a place Democrats say has ‘the best health care system in the world’ and which they want to replicate here in the United States with “Medicare for All,” which means “NOT Medicare at All” but a crap system.

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  1. 845: Viking raiders sack the city of Paris, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collected a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.
  2. 1738: English parliament declares war on Spain (War of Jenkin’s Ear).
  3. 1796: Bethel African Methodist Church of Philadelphia is 1st U.S.-African church.
  4. 1797: Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patents a washing machine.
  5. 1799: New York State abolished slavery.
  6. 1804: Ohio passed law that restricted movement of blacks within its borders.
  7. 1834: The U.S. Senate voted to censure President Andrew Jackson for the removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United States.
  8. 1845: Mexico drops diplomatic relations with the U.S.
  9. 1854: During the Crimean War, Britain and France declared war on Russia to rescue the so-called, “Sick Man of Europe” the Ottoman Empire, from its opponent, Russia, to keep the balance of power in the region intact.
  10. 1865: New York enacted outdoor advertising legislation, which banned painting on stones, rocks, and trees.
  11. 1881: PT Barnum and James A. Bailey formed “The Greatest Show on Earth.”
  12. 1885: The U.S. Salvation Army officially organizes on this date.
  13. 1895: In Paris, France, future 53rdS. Secretary of State Christian Herter is born. He would serve under fellow Republican, President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 04-22-1959 to 01-20-1961.
  14. 1898: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in United States v. Wong Kim Ark, ruled that a child born in the United States to Chinese immigrants was a citizen of the United States.
  15. 1908: Automobile owners lobbied the U.S. Congress, supporting a bill that called for vehicle licensing and federal registration.
  16. 1910: In Washington, D.C., the 51stS. Supreme Court Associate Justice David Josiah Brewer died. President Benjamin Harrison nominated his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice Stanley Matthews seat, a fellow Republican. He served from 12-18-1889 to 03-28-1910. Meanwhile, the first seaplane took off from water at Martinique, France. The pilot was Henri Fabre.
  17. 1914: In Rumford, Maine, future 58thS. Secretary of State Edmund Muskie is born. A Democrat, he served under President Jimmy Carter from 05-08-1980 to 01-20-1981.
  18. 1917: The Ottoman Turks expel Jews from Tel Aviv and Jaffa in occupied Palestine. Elsewhere, during World War I, the federal government formed the Women’s Auxiliary Corps, aka WAAC.
  19. 1920: The Palm Sunday tornado outbreak affects the Great Lakes region as well as the states of the Deep South.
  20. 1921: President Warren Harding named William Howard Taft as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court.
  21. 1922: The first microfilm device undergoes introduction to the public.
  22. 1924: Radio station WGN-AM in Chicago begins radio transmitting on this date.
  23. 1930: The names of the Turkish cities of Constantinople and Angora were changed to Istanbul and Ankara.
  24. 1933: German Reichstag confers dictatorial powers on Adolf Hitler. The Nazis then banned Jewish businesses, professions, and schools.
  25. 1935: The notorious Nazi propaganda film “Triumph of the Will” premiered in Berlin. Elsewhere, American scientist and engineer Robert Goddard uses gyroscopes to control a rocket.
  26. 1939: The Spanish Civil War effectively ended as Madrid fell to the forces of Francisco Franco.
  27. 1941: Novelist and critic Virginia Woolf, 59, drowned herself in England.
  28. 1942: British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St. Nazaire.
  29. 1945: Germany launched the last of the V-2 rockets against England.
  30. 1946: The U.S. Department of State releases the Acheson-Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
  31. 1948: John Evan—keyboardist with the British band, Jethro Tull[i] 1970-1980—was born in England on this date.
  32. 1950: Future bassist/vocalist with It’s a Beautiful Day[ii] and Pablo Cruise[iii]—Bud Cockrell—is born on this date.
  33. 1960: Pope John raises the first Japanese, African, and Filipino cardinals.
  34. 1962: The Air Force announced research into the use of lasers to intercept missiles and satellites.
  35. 1963: The Alfred Hitchcock film, “The Birds” premiered in New York City.
  36. 1967: U.N. Secretary General U Thant makes public proposals for peace in Vietnam.
  37. 1969: The 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, died in Washington, D.C., at age 78.
  38. 1973: U.S. troops leave Vietnam, 9 years after Tonkin Resolution.
  39. 1978: In Stump v. Sparkman, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld, 5-3, the judicial immunity of an Indiana judge against a lawsuit brought by a young woman who’d been ordered sterilized by the judge when she was a teenager.
  40. 1979: America’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pennsylvania.
  41. 1986: More than 6,000 radio stations of all format varieties played “We are the World” simultaneously at 10:15 a.m. EST.
  42. 1990: Michael Jordan scores 69 points, 4th time he scores 60 points in a game. Meanwhile, President George H. W. Bush awards Jesse Owens the Congressional Gold Medal.
  43. 1991: Mike Tyson admits paternity to Kimberly Scarborough’s son.
  44. 1994: Italy’s right-wing alliance under Silvio Berlusconi wins election.
  45. 1995: The world’s largest bank, Japan’s Mitsubishi Bank and Bank of Tokyo merges.
  46. 2003: New research on the Shroud of Turin supports that it may been used as Jesus Christ’s burial cloth; researchers used mechanical and thermal measurements to date the shroud between 300 BC and 400 AD.
  47. 2005: A magnitude-8.78 earthquake hits the Indonesia island of Sumatra; it is the second strongest earthquake since 1960.
  48. 2010: The BBC finds evidence of a massacre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo carried out by the Lord’s Resistance Army last December, in which 321 people, including children, were killed.
  49. 2011: The International Atomic Energy Agency calls for a summit to discuss concerns about nuclear safety following radiation leaks at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
  50. 2012: The Mega Millions jackpot in the U.S. reaches a world record in lottery history – $500 million dollars.
  51. 2013: Attracting NATO criticism, Russia conducts unscheduled military exercises in the Black Sea.
  52. 2014: Third baseman Miguel Cabrera signs a 10-year contract with the Detroit Tigers for $292 million, exceeding the 10-year contract signed by Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees in 2007 for $275 million. Elsewhere, Russia increases the price of gas to the Ukraine by 80 percent. Finally, two cases of Ebola are reported in Liberia among people who have traveled to Guinea.
  53. 2015: According to Brainy History, officials find that Andreas Lubitz, co-pilot of downed Germanwings Flight 4U 9525, had mental and physical health problems that he hid from the airline; a doctor’s note was found excusing him from work on the day that he crashed the plane.
  54. 2017: President Donald J. Trump proposed immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs such as medical research, infrastructure, and community grants so the American taxpayers—and NOT Mexico—could cover the down payment for the border wall. Elsewhere, Wells Fargo Bank said it would pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over as many as 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission.
  55. 2018: Arriving for his first trip outside North Korea, Kim Jong Un arrives in Beijing via his armored train to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Meanwhile, following an out-of-control prison riot that led to a major fire in the Carabobo state police headquarters in Valencia, Venezuela, the authorities claim 68 deaths and countless others injured and maimed.
  56. 2020: The Wuhan Virus continues plaguing the world what with confirmed global cases hitting 664,924 with a total of 30,848 deaths and 140,222 recoveries. Meanwhile, in the United States there are a total of 124,665 confirmed cases with 2,026 deaths and approximately 1,072 recoveries (although the recovery number seems a bit low).  Meanwhile, in Communist China, the authorities have re-opened parts of the epicenter of the virus- Wuhan- after two months of intense isolation including the nailing in of the afflicted into their apartments.

 

 

 

 

 

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

 

 

00052 Utah Canyon 24 x 30 (400)

 

This artwork is #0052 a 24” x 30” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Utah Canyon.” 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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Beverly Carrick: The World’s Greatest Artist (1927-2012)

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6. #PM01.1i 6PM #9 08-19-16 (400)

Phil Manzanera, the amazing minimalist guitarist who says much with a few notes, released his next solo effort in 2004, the acclaimed “6:00 P.M.” Once again, he has some current and former band mates from Roxy Music join him but he also performs many other instruments besides playing his guitar. We hope you will go directly to Amazon.com where you can purchase the CD in the format, the condition, and the price that works best for you—you will be so glad you did.

 

 

 

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26. #GK001.1z Stinkbug 3 #45 09-12-2019 (400)

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[i] 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.

[ii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected. We certainly will one day. Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.

[iii] When we promoted the music of It’s a Beautiful Day beginning on Thursday, 25-August-2011 through Monday, 29-August-2011 and a second round on Tuesday, 04-February-2014 through Wednesday, 05-February-2014, we should have promoted the music of Pablo Cruise, too, due to their being interconnected. We certainly will one day. Ah, well, please seek IABD out and consider adding them to your collection.

 

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