212. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2022

1942 Friday: SS troops at Minsk, Belorussia, gas 1,000 Jews. Decades later, Palestinian-lovers and leftwing liberals would denigrate the Holocaust as being a mythical event but the evidence is both ponderous and factual. Meanwhile, German U-Boats sink 96 Allied ships during the month for a total of 476,000 tons.

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212. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, JULY 31, 2022:

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President Andrew Johnson; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Owen Josephus Roberts and Anthony Kennedy; U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly; Acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke; U.S. Treasury Secretary John G. Carlisle; Apollo 15, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Hugh McDowell, R.E.M. featuring Bill Berry, and the Rolling Stones featuring Mick Jagger and Keith Richard:

  1. 30 BC: Following the Battle of Actium, Octavian- Julius Caesar’s great nephew regroups while Mark Anthony finds himself with a massive desertion of his troops.  Once Octavian reorganizes, he drives deeper into Egypt searching for Caesar’s illegitimate son with Cleopatra, her, too, as well as Anthony.  Things would not end well for any of the three.  
  2. 432 Saturday: St. Sixtus III begins his reign as the 44th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pontiff until August 18, 440.
  3. 768 Wednesday: Philip begins and ends his reign as the 93.1st Roman Catholic Antipope.  This took place because those who gave him his position were guilty of simony, which forced him to withdraw him from papacy.
  4. 1009 Monday: The reign of the 142nd Roman Catholic Pope Sergius IV begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until May 12, 1012.
  5. 1498 Sunday: On his third voyage to the Western Hemisphere, Christopher Columbus arrived at the island of Trinidad.
  6. 1556 Tuesday: St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, aka “the Jesuits,” died in Rome.
  7. 1620 Friday: The Pilgrim Fathers depart through England on the way the way to North America.
  8. 1715 Wednesday: A fleet of Spanish ships carrying gold, silver, and rare jewels sank during a hurricane off the east Florida coast; of some 2,500 crew members aboard, approximately 1,000 lost their lives.
  9. 1718 Sunday: At the Battle of Cape Pesaro, the English fleet destroys the Spanish fleet.
  10. 1751 Saturday: A massive fire destroys 1,000 homes in Stockholm, Sweden.
  11. 1777 Thursday: The Marquis de Lafayette, a 19-year-old French nobleman, received a commission as a major general in the American Continental Army.
  12. 1790 Saturday: The first U.S. patent went to Samuel Hopkins for his process of making potash and pearl ashes; we use the substances in fertilizers.
  13. 1792 Tuesday: Builders lay the cornerstone for the first government building in the United States, the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia.
  14. 1809 Monday: The first working railroad track in America begins today, a wooden track for horse-drawn wagon-cars, again in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  15. 1849 Tuesday: Benjamin Chambers patents the breech-loading cannon.   
  16. 1875 Saturday: The 17th President of the United States, Andrew Johnson, died in Elizabethton, Tennessee, at age 66.  Johnson assumed office upon President Abraham Lincoln’s death and became president on April 15, 1865, and served until March 04, 1869.
  17. 1910 Sunday: The former 41st U.S. Treasury Secretary John G. Carlisle died at age 75 in New York City, N.Y.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to March 05, 1897.
  18. 1914 Friday: Germany’s Kaiser Wilhelm II threatens ‘war’ if the Russian army does not immediately begin mobilizing; the nation did this to protect German ally, Austro-Hungary in its attack on Russian ally, Serbia.
  19. 1917 Tuesday: On the Western Front, the Third Battle of Ypres gets underway.  More than half-a-million British casualties would occur as General Haig continued sending his men into the German meatgrinder.  Interlacing machine gun positions, coordinated artillery attacks, and determined resolution condemned the deaths of countless British soldiers, men promised that it would be a cakewalk.
  20. 1919 Thursday: The republic’s National Assembly adopted Germany’s Weimar Constitution.
  21. 1922 Monday: In Minnesota, 18-year-old Ralph Samuelson rides the world’s first set of water skis.  Meanwhile, a general strike protesting violence committed by Mussolini’s Fascist movement breaks out.  It would not last long.
  22. 1928 Tuesday: MGM’s Leo the Lion roared for the first time.  MGM introduced him in their first talking picture, “White Shadows on the South Seas.”
  23. 1930 Thursday: The radio character, “The Shadow” made his debut as narrator of the “Detective Story Hour” on CBS Radio.
  24. 1932 Sunday: Enzo Ferrari retired from racing on this date.  However, in 1950, he launched a series of cars under his name.
  25. 1933 Monday: The radio series “Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy,” made its debut on CBS radio station WBBM in Chicago, Illinois.
  26. 1936 Friday: Tokyo, Japan, wins the Summer Olympics for 1940; however, due to World War II and Japan’s part in it, the International Olympic Committee cancels their victories which angered a country that already felt slighted by Europeans following World War I- the Allies denied their Asian ally their share of the spoils other than the German colonies they acquired in China and in the Pacific.
  27. 1940 Wednesday: Reich Commissar Arthur Seyss-Inquart orders the elimination of all homosexuals within the Reich and in the newly conquered territories.  Meanwhile, Great Britain and her allies sink 38 U-Boats (196,000 tons) for the month of July.  The Brits are also winning in fighter aircraft production, outpacing their German counterparts.
  28. 1941 Thursday: German U-Boats sink 21 Allied ships this month for 96,000 tons.   On the Eastern Front, all is going well for the Axis forces as Army Group North begins arriving on the outskirts of Leningrad.  From the south, German armored forces are rolling north while on the northern side, Finnish troops under the command of Field Marshall Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim plow forward.  The Finns have much for which to pay back the Russians following the Winter War of 1939.  The Soviets are unable to stop them.
  29. 1942 Friday: SS troops at Minsk, Belorussia, gas 1,000 Jews.  Decades later, Palestinian-lovers and leftwing liberals would denigrate the Holocaust as being a mythical event, but the evidence is both ponderous and factual.  Meanwhile, German U-Boats sink 96 Allied ships during the month for a total of 476,000 tons.
  30. 1944 Monday: The Red Army continues steamrolling the Baltic States in pursuit of the retreating German forces.  They ‘liberate’ the capital of Lithuania, Kaunas, on this date.  The Lithuanian people don’t consider it much of a ‘liberation’ but a return to the harsh Soviet communism of the past.
  31. 1945 Tuesday: Pierre Laval, premier of the pro-Nazi Vichy government surrendered to U.S. authorities in Austria; he was turned over to France which later tried the man and then executed him.  Elsewhere, the 74th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Owen Josephus Roberts left the high court on this date.  A Republican, President Herbert Hoover nominated Roberts to fill Associate Justice Edward Sanford’s seat, another Republican.  He served from May 20, 1930, until today.
  32. 1948 Saturday: President Harry S. Truman helped dedicate New York International Airport (later John F. Kennedy International Airport) at Idlewild Field.
  33. 1953 Friday: Senator Robert A. Taft of Ohio, known as “Mr. Republican,” died in New York at age 63.  Elsewhere, future cellist with the British rock band, Electric Light Orchestra[i] 1972-1979—Hugh McDowell—is born in Hampstead, London, England, on this date.
  34. 1954 Saturday: Pakistan’s K2 was conquered as two members of an Italian expedition, Achille Compagnoni and Lino Lacedelli, reached the summit.
  35. 1955 Sunday: At age 17, Marilyn Bell of Toronto became the youngest person to swim the English Channel. 
  36. 1957 Wednesday: The Distant Early Warning Line, a system of radar stations designed to detect Soviet bombers approaching North America, went into operation on this date.
  37. 1958 Thursday: Future drummer with the American rock band, R.E.M. [ii] 1980-1997, Bill Berry, is born in Duluth, Minnesota, on this date.  He would have to leave the band following a brain aneurysm blowout on stage during a concert.
  38. 1959 Friday: The Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) came into being on this date.  We know the group as an armed Basque nationalist and separatist organization.
  39. 1960 Sunday: Founder of the Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad, calls for a ‘black state.’[iii].   (Note- wasn’t the nation of Liberia created to be the first ‘black state?’).  The sad thing is, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wanted the American people to be integrated, intermixed, and one harmonious people.  That was his dream so anything contrary to that dream is nothing more than bullshit and what’s even worse, six decades later America-haters would be trying to tear it all asunder.
  40. 1961 Monday: Israel welcomes its 1,000,000-immigrant arrival on this date.  Elsewhere, the first tie in an All-Star Game major league baseball history took place when officials stopped the game in the 9th inning due to rain at Boston’s Fenway Park.  Meanwhile, IBM introduced its first Selectric typewriter on this date with its distinctive “typeball.”
  41. 1964 Friday: The American space probe Ranger 7 transmitted pictures of the moon’s surface.
  42. 1967 Monday: Imprisoned for drugs, Rolling Stones[iv] Mick Jagger, and Keith Richard exit prison at the end of their one-month sentences.
  43. 1970 Friday: After 14 years, “The Huntley-Brinkley Report” ended as Chet Huntley signed off for the final time; the producers at NBC renamed the show, “The NBC Nightly News.”
  44. 1971 Saturday: Apollo 15 crewmembers David Scott and James Irwin became the first astronauts to use a lunar rover on the surface of the moon.
  45. 1972 Monday: Democratic vice-presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton withdrew from the ticket with George McGovern following disclosures that Eagleton once had undergone psychiatric treatment.
  46. 1973 Tuesday: Delta Air Lines Flight 723, a DC-9, crashed while trying to land at Boston’s Logan International Airport, which killed all 89 people aboard.  
  47. 1981 Friday: The seven-week baseball players’ strike ended when the players and owners agreed on the issue of free agent compensation.
  48. 1987 Friday: In a battle between Iranian pilgrims to Mecca against Saudi Arabian troops, 402 die in the melee prompting the Saudis to clamp down on the Iranian scum.
  49. 1989 Monday: A pro- Iranian group in Lebanon released a videotape reportedly showing the hanged body of American hostage William R. Higgins.  Elsewhere, the Game Boy handheld video game device hit store shelves in the U.S.
  50. 1990 Tuesday: Bosnia-Herzegovina declares its independence from Yugoslavia.
  51. 1991 Wednesday: President George H.W. Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev singed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
  52. 1992 Friday: At Government House Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina, heavyweight boxer Pinklon Thomas improves his pro record to 33-6-1 with a KO of his opponent, Terry Miller in Round 2 of a scheduled 10-round bout.
  53. 1995 Monday: The Walt Disney Company agreed to acquire Capital Cities/ABC in a $19 billion deal.
  54. 1997 Thursday: The Oakland Athletics trade slugger Mark McGuire to the St. Louis Cardinals for a sizable sum.
  55. 1999 Saturday: The spacecraft Lunar Prospect crashed into the moon.  Its mission was to detect frozen water on the moon’s surface.  NASA launched the craft on January 06, 1998.
  56. 2002 Wednesday: A bomb exploded inside a cafeteria at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, killing nine people, including five Americans.
  57. 2008 Thursday: Scientists reported the Phoenix spacecraft had confirmed the presence of frozen water in Martian soil.
  58. 2009 Friday: The space shuttle Endeavour and its seven astronauts returned to Earth, completing a long but successful construction job that boosted the size and power of the International Space Station.
  59. 2013 Wednesday: The super PAC, “Ready for Hillary,”[v] raises over $1,000,000 since its inception earlier in the year; most of the money comes from mega-donors for President Barack Obama.
  60. 2014 Thursday: President Obama authorizes the use of airstrikes against ISIS trash in Syria as well as in Iraq should they threaten any American military personnel as well as for cargo planes to deliver food to border areas between Syria, Iraq, and Turkey.  Meanwhile, the death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa.
  61. 2015 Friday: After killing the beloved lion, Cecil, the Zimbabwean authorities demand that the United States extradite American dentist, Walter James Palmer.  Zimbabwe says the dentist lured the lion from a game preserve so he could shoot it on a safari. 
  62. 2016 Sunday: Yuriko Koike becomes the first woman elected by the citizens of Tokyo to be its mayor.  
  63. 2017 Monday: After less than two weeks, foul-mouth Anthony Scaramucci, aka the Mooch- is forced out of his position as communications director for Donald Trump’s White House.  The next to get the boot is the wily 5th U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.  This loser first became secretary on January 20, 2017 and served under President Donald J. Trump from then until today.  His replacement, the 5.5th Acting U.S. Secretary of the DHS Elaine Duke assumed office.  She would serve until December 06, 2017.
  64. 2018 Tuesday: The 104th U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, nominated by President Ronald Reagan to replace 99th U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr., finished his final day on the court and went into retirement.  He took his seat on the nation’s high court on February 18-1988 and left little more than 30 years later.  Long beloved by liberal Americans as the crucial swing vote on numerous cases, they shed tears as he left the court, fearing it would become much more conservative.  Little did they know they would not have to worry about that. [vi] Meanwhile, Facebook announces a major moment of virtue-signaling as it announces it ‘removed Russian-linked accounts that are attempting to interfere in the November 2018 Elections.’[vii] 
  65. 2019 Wednesday: U.S. officials announce a major coup with the news of an airstrike in Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza bin Laden, and a potential successor.  Good, keep on killing these worthless jihadist scumbags.  Meanwhile, after more than 700,000 people sing a petition demanding the Russian government do something about the out-of-control wildfires destroying Siberia (7.4 million acres burned), Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops to aid the locals in fighting the conflagration devouring his country.  ‘Bout time you did something besides interfering in U.S. elections there, Vlad.  
  66. 2020 Friday: Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues causing problems for the citizens of California as on Friday, he pardoned five people who had already served time and commuted the sentences of another 21 state prison inmates including more than a dozen convicted of murder some of whose victims included young children and pregnant women.  He did this, or so he says, because of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  What a worthless POS.    One of these scumbags released was a 64-year-old murderer Richard Flowers who, at age 38, murdered an elderly Tulare, California, woman in her home and stole her jewelry.  He received a sentence of life without parole and when a potential parole hearing came up under the previous Governor Jerry Brown, Brown would not free him. [viii]
  67. 2020 Friday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 17,321,394 confirmed cases, UP by 212,059 cases, 673,822 confirmed deaths, UP by 50,021 deaths, and 10,155,026 confirmed recoveries, UP by 154,288 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,625,180 confirmed cases, UP by 62,570 new cases, 155,246 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,201 new deaths, and 2,262,974 confirmed recoveries, UP by 38,679 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).
  68. 2020 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 493,588 confirmed cases, UP 8,086 cases, 9,005 confirmed deaths, UP by 96, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,989 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,226 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 55,803 confirmed cases, 1,564 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  69. 2020 Friday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,428.32, UP 114.67 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,745.27, UP 157.46 points (+1.49%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,271.12, UP 24.90 points (+0.77%).  The price of GOLD is $1,973.30 per troy oz., +10.50 (+0.53%) while the price of SILVER is $24.63 per troy ounce, +0.414 (+1.71%).  The price of PLATINUM is $919.70 per troy oz, +0.80 (+0.09) while the price of COPPER is $2.86 per pound, -0.0085 (-0.30%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.43 per barrel, +0.16 (+0.40%).  Currently, one dollar U.S. = 6.97 yuan.  Meanwhile, the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped from 13.3-percent in June to 11.1-percent in July.
  70. 2020 Friday D: Rasmussen polling has President Donald J. Trump’s approval rate for job performance at 50-percent.  Meanwhile, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, age 87, left the hospital today following a revisal of a bile duct stint.  God bless you, madam, please get well soon.  Finally, speculation alights on Sen. Kamala Harris, D-CA, as the potential VP pick of Joe Biden.  In order for Ms. Harris to get her senatorial gig, she had an affair with former Assembly Speaker Willie Brown so if she gets the VP nod, with whom did she trade (allegedly) trade favors to get the number two spot on the ballot?
  71. 2021 Saturday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 198,497,926 confirmed cases, +525,446, 4,232,079 confirmed deaths, +8,931 and 179,252,925 confirmed recoveries, +368,306.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,743,144 confirmed cases, UP 65,394 from yesterday’s reporting, 629,310 confirmed deaths, UP 380, [ix] and 29,666,084 confirmed recoveries, UP 16,303.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  72. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 310,868 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 93,210 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  73. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,961,638 confirmed cases, 64,423 confirmed deaths, and 2,100,715 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,636,066 confirmed cases, 39,079 confirmed deaths, and 2,089,018 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,925 confirmed cases, 537 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 474,835 confirmed cases, 6,168 confirmed deaths, and 230,729 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Wisconsin: they have 687,197 confirmed cases, 8,290 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [xi]    
  74. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 874,018 confirmed cases, 6,473 confirmed deaths, and 849,081 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Iceland, 165th country on the list: 7,959 cases of the virus, 30 confirmed deaths and 6,716 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  75. 2021 Saturday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,935.47, DOWN 149.06 points (-0.42%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,672.68, DOWN 105.59 points (-0.71%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,395.26, DOWN 23.89 points (-0.54%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.81 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.19%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.55 per troy ounce, 0.00 (+0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,045.90 per troy oz, -2.50 (-0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.48 per pound, 0.00 (-0.04%).[xiii] The price of PALLADIUM is $2,660.50 per troy oz, +14.52 (+0.55%). [xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per troy oz., +22,500.00 (+2.99%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,597.75 per troy oz., +2.25 (+0.09%). [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000024.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Indian Rupee, one greenback equals 74.34 and in Indonesian Rupiah, a buck equal 14,460.00 and in Iranian Rial, one dollar equals 42,000.00 of theirs. [xvi]        
  76. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.367 per gallon, $2.972 in Florida, $4.092 in Hawaii, and $3.850 in Washington state. [xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Kentucky: $2.919.  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- Curacao: $4.693 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,587,535,043,912 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Philippines, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is United Arab Emirates with $32 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  77.  2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 130 for the gibbering jackal of a ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka Willie Brown’s ‘Booty Call Mattress,’ aka the squealing swamp hog of the Everglades, aka the yowling midnight lemur to be in charge of the southern border and to have done little to nothing about it.  It’s also her 36th day since her one and only visit to the border and again to have done nothing about it.  Okay, One American News always presents the costs of illegal immigration for the American People.  First, here is the cost for just this day of caring for the illegals pouring across the southern border: $635,102,752.  Absolutely shocking.  Horrible we know.  Next, here is the cost for this year: $231,328,045,120.  Imagine all this money going to care for ILLEGAL ALIENS!  Next, here are the numbers estimated to have crossed into the United States just this year: 2,376,624.  Finally, here are the CONSERVATIVE estimates as to how many illegal aliens are roaming the land: 36,376,662.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  We tend to disagree with the final number as we said as far back as 2009 that the numbers then were between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the number to be closer to 75-100 million which means we have an army of storm troopers the Democrats can deploy against the rest of us (which is why ammunition is flying off the shelves right now).
  78. 2021 Saturday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– Rep. Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, has written a letter to House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, urging her NOT to include mass amnesty for tens of millions of illegal aliens lurking within the country.  She won’t listen.  
  79. 2021 Saturday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The Biden regime is threatening a new round of lockdowns and restrictions if more Americans don’t rush out and get vaccinated against the Chi-Vi.   Last week, there was mention of the NEW Lambda variant out of Peru being worse than the Delta variant and then within a day, all talk of the Lambda variant (SARS-CoV-2) vanished out of the window, and it was back to pounding the Delta drums.   Amazing how the libs continue guiding all talk on the Chi-Vi and how everyone must rush out and get vaccinated.  Funny that there are more infections among VACCINATED Americans than among unvaccinated.  Something ain’t right here, folks.   Add to that the fact that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci says that mRNA vaccines for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu could be approved for widespread use by next month.  Pushing, pushing, pushing!
  80. 2021 Saturday I: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3582 what with a $12 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers: 16, 18, 30, 32, 38, and Mega 05.  Out of 97,148 winning tickets, the highest winners were 12 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,413 apiece.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #868 with a jackpot of $199 million up for grabs: 01, 21, 22, 34, 47, and Powerball 04.  Out of 83,515 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $44,999.
  81. 2022 Sunday: IF things do not change over the next two election cycles, we may need to become friendly with the Chi-Coms.  I remember when the country was committed to being the best whereas now, we are ripping ourselves apart, thanks in large part to Chi-Com, Russian, Iranian, and other of our enemies’ machinations.  Race is the Achilles heel of the United States and if our enemies continue noodling away at the seams, at some point, the nation is going to explode.  Add to that the fact that we cannot trust our elected leaders who all seem to be in the pay of Beijing and one can see the old maxim is true: the capitalists will sell the communists the rope with which the communists hang the capitalists.  Personally, I think it’s too late and my family and I are considering relocating to Ireland as a safe haven from the looming storm.  What is the point in remaining in country that is ripping itself to shreds?  Let me know what you all think.  Thanks- Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0908 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Central Coast.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

After the Beach Boys went through starts and fits back in the 1960s over Brian Wilson’s “Smile” project, an abbreviated form “Smiley Smile” hit record store shelves on September 16, 1967 (see Monday, May 23, 2022) and since it was nowhere near the project envisioned by composer Brian Wilson, it was considered a flop.  Well, years later, Brian Wilson said, “Screw it,” and relaunched the entire project with a series of live performances and a live album culled from the performance.  “Brian Wilson Presents Smile” came out on September 28, 2004, and is a mind-blowing, joyous project to behold.  NO ONE in his, her, or its right mind questions the fact that Brian Wilson is not an innovative, musical genius, certainly not anyone with sufficient gray matter, that’s for sure.  We hope you will seek this album out and that you will add it to your growing collection of AICPENDBLOG.COM-recommended music- we think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We plan on promoting the music of the Move, Electric Light Orchestra, Wizzard, Roy Wood, and Jeff Lynne after we wrap up Supertramp.  Stay with us.

[ii] We definitely look forward to doing the music of R.E.M. at some point in the next five years.

[iii] Let’s give him Puerto Rico. 

[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] Hillary was raising money for a long, long time.  Too bad she wasn’t a better candidate and too bad Barack Hussein Obama didn’t do a better job of helping her.

[vi] Both of President Donald J. Trump’s two court picks Neil Gorsuch (#113) and Brett Kavanaugh (#114) have voted against the president who nominated them more often than they have not- just like Associate Justice Kennedy!  What is it about Republican picks?

[vii] Regarding the Russians and election interference, what the f**k else is new?  They have been doing this sort of crap since Josef Stalin was running the country.

[viii] (For more information on these felons, please see <https://www.politico.com/states/california/story/2020/03/27/newsom-grants-clemency-to-26-including-man-who-stabbed-elderly-woman-to-death-1269447>).

[ix] 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)

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

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

[xii] 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)

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

[xiv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

66. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 07, 2022

1987 Saturday: In Winchester, Nevada, at the Las Vegas Hilton, WBC heavyweight title holder, “Iron Mike” Tyson, beats WBA heavyweight title holder, James “Bonecrusher” Smith to win the WBA title. With the loss, “Bonecrusher” Smith’s record went to 19-6 while Tyson’s record went to 29-0.

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66. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MARCH 07, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McLean; U.S. Attorneys General Edward H. Levi, Caleb Cushing, William H. H. Miller, and John G. Sargent; U.S. Secretaries of State James Buchannan, William L. Marcy, William M. Evarts, James G. Blaine, Thomas F. Bayard, and Walter Q. Gresham; U.S. Treasury Secretaries Richard Rush, George M. Bibb, James Guthrie, Howell Cobb, Salmon P. Chase, Hugh McCulloch, William Windom, John G. Carlisle, and George B. Cortelyou; U.S. Secretaries of War William Eustis, James Barbour, Joel Roberts Poinsett, and Jefferson Davis; the Beatles, Genesis featuring Peter Banks, the J. Geil’s Band featuring Peter Wolf, Love featuring Arthur Lee, Loverboy featuring Matt Frenette, Procol Harum featuring Matthew Fisher, Rainbow featuring Doogie White, Tower of Power featuring Francis Rocco Prestia, and the Zombies featuring Chris White:

  1. 161 Saturday: Emperor Antonius Pius dies, and his adoptive sons, Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Venus succeed him. 
  2. 1530 Friday: England’s King Henry VIII asks the 219th Roman Catholic Pope Clement VII for a divorce; when denied, Henry declares that he is the supreme leader of the church in England, NOT the Pope.
  3. 1693 Saturday: In Venice, in the Republic of Venice, future 248th Roman Catholic Pope Clement XIII is born.  He would assume being pontiff on July 06, 1758 and would guide his holy flock on its journey for immortality until February 02, 1769.
  4. 1724 Tuesday: The 244th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent XIII ended his reign on this date.  He first became the Vicar of Christ on May 08, 1721.
  5. 1774 Wednesday: The British closed the port of Boston to all commerce on this date.
  6. 1793 Thursday: During the French Revolutionary Wars, France declared war on its neighbor to the south, Spain.
  7. 1799 Thursday: After Napoleon Bonaparte’s troops capture the Palestinian town of Jaffa, they kill 2,000 Albanian captives.
  8. 1801 Saturday: Massachusetts enacts the first state voter registration law.
  9. 1809 Tuesday: The 6th U.S. Secretary of War William Eustis assumed office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican, Secretary Eustis served under President James Madison from today until January 13, 1813.
  10. 1825 Monday: The 11th U.S. Secretary of War James Barbour assumed office on this date.  First a Democratic-Republican, then a National Republican, and finally a Whig, Secretary Barbour served under President John Quincy Adams from March 07, 1825, to May 23, 1828, and then became U.S. Minister to England.  Next, the 8th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Richard Rush assumed office on this date.  First, a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Democrat, he served under President John Quincy Adams from today until March 05, 1829.
  11. 1829 Saturday: The 21st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McLean assumed his position on the U.S. Supreme Court on this date.  A Democrat, President Andrew Jackson nominated McLean to fill the seat of Democratic-Republican Associate Justice Robert Trimble.  McLean served from today until April 04, 1861.  
  12. 1832 Wednesday: In Lanesville, Indiana, future 33rd U.S. Secretary of State Walter Q. Gresham is born.  He would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to May 28, 1895.   Prior to this, he would serve his nation as its 35th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.  In this role, he would be a Republican serving under Republican President Chester Alan Arthur from September 05, 1884, to October 28, 1884.
  13. 1837 Tuesday: The 15th U.S. Secretary of War Joel Roberts Poinsett assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, Secretary Poinsett served under President Martin Van Buren March 07, 1837, to March 04, 1841.
  14. 1843 Tuesday: The first Catholic governor in the U.S., Edward Kavanagh of Maine, takes office.
  15. 1845 Friday:  The 17th U.S. Treasury Secretary George M. Bibb stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents John Tyler and James K. Polk from July 04, 1844, until today.
  16. 1847 Sunday: U.S. General Winfield Scott occupies Vera Cruz, Mexico, during the Mexican American War of 1846-1848.  From here, they would begin the drive on Mexico City.  The United States should have conquered and kept Mexico once victory was achieved.  There would be a much shorter border with Central America which would end the illegal alien invasion 150 years or so later before it begins.
  17. 1849 Wednesday: The 17th U.S. Secretary of State James Buchannan stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under Presidents James K. Polk and Zachary Taylor from March 10, 1845, until today.   Buchannan would later become the 15th president of the United States.
  18. 1850 Thursday: In a three-hour speech to the U.S. Senate, Daniel Webster of Massachusetts endorsed the Compromise of 1850 as a means of preserving the Union.
  19. 1853 Monday: The 21st U.S. Secretary of State William L. Marcy assumed office on this date.  A Democratic-Republican and then a Democrat, he served under President Franklin Pierce March 07, 1853, to March 06, 1857.  Next, the 23rd U.S. Secretary of War (and future one and only president of the Confederate States of America) Jefferson Davis assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, too, he served from today until March 04, 1857.  
  20. 1853 Monday A: Likewise, the 23rd U.S. Attorney General Caleb Cushing assumed office on this date.  He, too, a Democrat, he served from today until March 04, 1857.  Next one up, the 21st U.S. Secretary of the Treasury James Guthrie assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, too, he served under Presidents Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan from today until February 07, 1868.  He next became a senator representing his home state of Kentucky.  In contrast to those entering office on this date, the nation’s 3rd U.S. Secretary of the Interior Alexander H. H. Stuart stepped down from office.  A Whig, he served under Presidents Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce from September 14, 1850, until today.
  21. 1854 Tuesday: Charles Miller patents the first U.S. sewing machine to stitch buttonholes.
  22. 1857 Saturday: The 22nd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Howell Cobb assumed office on this date.  A Democrat and then a member of the Constitutional Union Party, he served under President James Buchanan from today until December 08, 1860.  He then became president of the Confederate States of America provisional congress.
  23. 1861 Thursday: The 25th U.S. Treasury Secretary Salmon P. Chase assumed office on this date.  First a Whig, then a member of the Liberty Party, then the Free-Soil Party, then a Republican and finally a Democrat, Chase served under President Abraham Lincoln from today until June 30, 1864.
  24. 1876 Tuesday: Alexander Graham Bell received a patent (U.S. patent No. 174,465) for his telephone.
  25. 1881 Monday: The 27th U.S. Secretary of State William M. Evarts left office on this date.  A Whig, and then Republican, Evarts served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, until today.  His successor- the 28th U.S. Secretary of State James G. Blaine- assumed office on this date.  A Republican as well, Secretary Blaine served under Presidents James A. Garfield and then Chester Alan Arthur from March 07, 1881, until December 19, 1881.  He would serve again in this capacity as the 31st U.S. secretary of state under President Benjamin Harrison.  Leaving office on this date is the nation’s 13th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz.  A Republican, he served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from March 12, 1877, until today.
  26. 1885 Saturday: The 30th U.S. Secretary of State Thomas F. Bayard assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1885, to March 06, 1889.  Next, the 35th U.S. Treasury Secretary Hugh McCulloch assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Chester Alan Arthur and then Grover Cleveland from October 31, 1884, to March 07, 1885.
  27. 1889 Thursday: The 39th U.S. Attorney General William H. H. Miller assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from today until March 04, 1893.  Next, the 39th U.S. Treasury Secretary William Windom assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from today until January 29, 1891.  Next, the nation’s 18th U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary John Willock Noble assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Benjamin Harrison from today until March 06, 1893.
  28. 1893 Tuesday: The 41st U.S. Treasury Secretary John G. Carlisle assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from today until March 05, 1897.
  29. 1901 Thursday: The federal government announced that in some parts of South Carolina, slavery still existed for blacks.
  30. 1904 Monday: In Springfield, Ohio, an outraged mob stormed a jail and shot a black man accused of murder.
  31. 1906 Wednesday: The government of Finland granted women the right to vote.
  32. 1908 Saturday: Cincinnati Mayor Leopold Markbreit stands before the city council and declares, “Women are not physically fit to operate automobiles.”
  33. 1909 Sunday: The 44th U.S. Treasury Secretary George B. Cortelyou assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Theodore Roosevelt from March 04, 1907, until today.
  34. 1911 Tuesday: In the wake of yet another revolution in our neighbor to the south, President William Howard Taft sends 20,000 troops to the border with Mexico.  Elsewhere, Willis Farnsworth of Petaluma, California, patents the coin-operated locker.
  35. 1912 Thursday: Upon arriving in Hobart, Australia, Roald Amundsen announces discovery of the South Pole, a place he visited the previous December.
  36. 1918 Thursday: President Woodrow Wilson authorizes the U.S. Army’s Distinguished Service Medal.
  37. 1925 Saturday: The 53rd U.S. Attorney General John G. Sargent assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from today March 04, 1929.
  38. 1926 Sunday: The first successful trans-Atlantic radiotelephone conversations took place between New York and London.
  39. 1927 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled that a Texas law banning blacks from voting was ‘unconstitutional.’
  40. 1933 Tuesday: Game makers created the game of “Monopoly” on this date.
  41. 1935 Thursday: Germany reincorporates the Saar back into its national territory in disregard for the Treaty of Versailles.  Meanwhile, Malcolm Campbell set an auto speed record of 276.8 mph in Florida.  
  42. 1936 Saturday: Adolf Hitler ordered his troops to march into the Rhineland, thereby breaking the Treaty of Versailles as well as the Locarno Pact.
  43. 1941 Friday: British troops land in both Abyssinia and in Greece.  In the former, they will gain ground against the Fascist Italians whereas in the latter, the Nazis will overrun them.
  44. 1943 Sunday: Indonesian leader Sukarno asks for cooperation with the Japanese occupiers.  Elsewhere, in Great Britain, future bassist with the British rock band, the Zombies[i]—Chris White—is born on this date in Chipping Barnet, Hertfordshire, UK.
  45. 1944 Tuesday: During World War II, the USAF begins daylight bombing of Berlin, the capital of Nazi Germany.  Meanwhile, the Japanese go on the offensive in Burma, and they also commence an ill-fated attempt at invading India.  The battle around the eastern city of Imphal begins, one that would rage for several months but which would end up with the Japanese forces in full flight.
  46. 1945 Wednesday: During World War II, U.S. forces crossed the Rhine River at Remagen, Germany, using the damaged but still usable Ludendorff Bridge.  Meanwhile, in Yugoslavia, Josef Broz Tito begins the formation of his government.  Elsewhere, future guitarist/vocalist with the Los Angeles psychedelic rock band, Love[ii]—Arthur Lee—is born on this date in Memphis, Tennessee.
  47. 1946 Thursday: Peter Wolf, the future lead singer of the J. Geil’s Band[iii] is born in the Bronx, New York, on this date.  Matthew Fisher, future vocalist, and keyboardist with the British rock band, Procol Harum[iv], is born on this date in Addiscombe, Croydon, London, United Kingdom.
  48. 1951 Wednesday: During the Korean War, General Matthew Ridgeway launches Operation Ripper and U.S., and UN troops begin attacking Red Chinese forces.  Ezzard Charles beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 rounds for the heavyweight boxing title of the world.  Meanwhile, future member of the Bay Area funk-rock-soul-blues-jazz band, Tower of Power[v]–Francis Rocco Prestia (bass/backing vocals)—is born in Sonora, California, on this date.
  49. 1954 Sunday: Future longtime drummer with the Canadian rock band, Loverboy[vi]—Matt Frenette—is born on this date in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
  50. 1955 Monday: Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick says he favors legalization of the ‘spitball.’  Meanwhile, for the first time, an advertiser presented a TV commercial featuring “Peter Pan.”
  51. 1960 Monday: Future Rainbow[vii] vocalist Doogie White is born in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, on this date.
  52. 1962 Wednesday: The Beatles[viii] make their broadcasting debut on BBC radio.
  53. 1965 Sunday: State troopers and a sheriff’s posse violently broke up a march by civil rights demonstrators at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, in what people around the world would know as “Bloody Sunday.” 
  54. 1968 Thursday: The BBC broadcasts the news for the first time in color on television.
  55. 1971 Sunday: A thousand U.S. warplanes bombed Cambodia and Laos during the Vietnam War.
  56. 1972 Tuesday: In Beaumont, Texas, heavyweight boxer “Big George” Foreman scored a KO of his opponent, Clarence Boone, at the 2:55 minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his record to 34-0.
  57. 1975 Friday: The U.S. Senate revises the filibuster rule, allowing 60 senators to limit debate.   Meanwhile, the 4th U.S. Secretary of Transportation William Thaddeus Coleman Jr. assumed office on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from today until January 20, 1977.
  58. 1977 Monday: Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin meets with President Jimmy Carter.
  59. 1983 Monday: TNN (The Nashville Network) begins operations on cable television.
  60. 1987 Saturday: In Winchester, Nevada, at the Las Vegas Hilton, WBC heavyweight title holder, “Iron Mike” Tyson, beats WBA heavyweight title holder, James “Bonecrusher” Smith to win the WBA title.  With the loss, “Bonecrusher” Smith’s record went to 19-6 while Tyson’s record went to 29-0.
  61. 1989 Tuesday: Iran breaks diplomatic relations with Britain over its publication of author Salman Rushdie’s book, “Satanic Verses.”
  62. 1994 Monday: The U.S. Navy issues its first order assigning women on combat ships.
  63. 1996 Thursday: Magic Johnson is the second player in the NBA to reach 10,000 assists.
  64.  2000 Tuesday: In Chicago, Illinois, the 71st former U.S. Attorney General Edward H. Levi died at the age of 88.   A Republican, he served under President Gerald R. Ford from February 02, 1975, to January 20, 1977.
  65. 2011 Monday: NATO increases its surveillance flights over Libya to a 24/7 basis.  Meanwhile, the CBS sitcom “Two-and-a-Half-Men” fires out of control alcoholic druggie Charlie Sheen on this date.
  66. 2012 Wednesday: The largest solar flare in five years nears the Earth, threatening to disrupt airline flights, GPS signals, and power grids.
  67. 2013 Thursday:  The running mate of Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka, claims that votes cast in Kenya’s presidential election were false.  Meanwhile, former member of the rock band, Genesis–Peter Banks (guitars/vocals 1968-1970)—died from heart failure on this date in his hometown of Chipping Barnet, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom; he was just 65.
  68. 2014 Friday:  The opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Paralympics occurs in Sochi; the celebration includes a variety of performing artists in music and dance.
  69. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, U.S. President Barack Obama[ix] states that he did not know that former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton solely used a personal email address for government business, possibly violating federal law; Clinton served under Obama for four years.  Meanwhile, in Maiduguri, Nigeria, 54 people are blown up and another 143 are wounded by five suicide bombers who are adherents of Boko Haram, a group belonging to the so-called “religion of peace,” wait for it…Islam.
  70. 2016 Monday: Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning announces his retirement from both the team and the NFL.  Meanwhile, the Pentagon says that U.S. airstrikes in Somalia have killed at least 150 jihadists roaming that godforsaken country.  They were in better shape during colonialism when the Italians controlled the area.  Speaking of the airstrikes, the Obama administration announces that it will release data on U.S. drone strikes around the world.  They didn’t call President Obama the “Droner-in-Chief” for nothing- the guy murdered thousands of people around the world.
  71. 2017 Tuesday: Following a devastating storm in the Mediterranean, Malta’s famous landmark, the Azure Window, topples into the sea, much to the horror of the island’s citizens.  Elsewhere, as the migrant crisis in Europe continues to worsen, the National Assembly of Hungary votes to intern ALL migrants entering their country.
  72. 2018 Wednesday: Famous concept album cover American artist Gary Burden dies at age 84.  He designed covers for various groups such as the Doors, Graham Nash, and Neil Young.  His work is famous.  Elsewhere, in the aftermath of the St. Valentine’s Day 2018 Shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School in Florida, state lawmakers vote on a bill outlawing bump stocks, driving the age one can buy a handgun up to age 21 from 18, but does little to nothing about overturning Obama era rules that prevented schools from reporting dangerous students to law enforcement.
  73. 2019 Thursday: Following a ban emplaced upon the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, Beijing sues the U.S. government.   Elsewhere, Venezuela continues to transform into crap, folks, what with nationwide power blackouts making much of the country look like North Korea after dark- not a glimmer of light.  At least 18 of 23 states report blackouts which the government blames on anti-government saboteurs.
  74. 2020 Saturday: The Chi-Com Bat Flu continues spreading around the world, affecting nations in the Mediterranean, in Southern Europe, Eastern Europe, across the Middle East, into Western Europe and Latin America.  In Japan, the authorities are arresting people for breaking their quarantines while in South America, the disease is popping up there.  The World Health Organization is slow to react because they are covering up for their masters in Beijing.
  75. 2021 Sunday: Members of the Biden administration visit the southern border to view (we believe to welcome in) illegal aliens swarming the border like a scene from the movie “World War Z,” (2013) a scene in which zombies are swarming up a wall in Israel. 
  76. 2021 Sunday A: As the ‘Biden administration’ continues bringing the U.S. into a Middle Eastern war, B-52s are flying across the Persian Gulf to strike fear into the hearts of Iranians.  Why we are flying B-52s is beyond us as far too many were shot down in the Vietnam War.  Here we are a half-century later flying the same aircraft, designed in the 1950s, while air defenses of all weaponry have become ‘smart.’  If the B-52s were to go into action over Iran, they would be easy pickings.   Joe- don’t get the U.S. into a war to defend gay rights and women’s rights in nations that will never respect them.   Speaking of the military, the Pentagon is reviewing a request to keep National Guard troops in Washington, D.C., for another TWO months.
  77. 2021 Sunday B: President Donald J. Trump announces he is going to go to Alaska so he can campaign against RINO Senator Lisa Murkowski.  We would love to see former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin primary Senator Murkowski.[x]   Speaking of President Trump, he lambastes various RINO Republican entities for misusing his brand in fund-raising efforts, especially when they continue supporting RINOs who voted for his impeachment.  He demands they cease and desist.  That means the Republican House and Senate Committees and we believe the Republican National Committee, too.  Until the GOP comes to grips with its RINO problems, no one is going to send another dime to any GOP PAC or Super Pac.  F**k them.
  78. 2021 Sunday C: In the U.S. Senate, the Republicans tried to block COVID-19 relief checks going to illegal aliens and other foreign citizens- as well as to people doing time in the hoosegow- but the Democrats blocked the GOP.   With the absence of Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan, Republican, away on family business, the Dems passed the COVID-19 ‘Relief Bill’ by a vote of 50-49.  We learn that at least 17 million Americans are ineligible to receive benefits while river-swimming illegals and the incarcerated will receive checks.  F**k them.   RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says Joe Biden should concentrate on reopening schools rather than sending checks to people who don’t deserve them.
  79. 2021 Sunday D: In New York, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo’s woes continue to worsen what with two more women coming out and pointing the fingers of doom at this POS who thinks his fecal matter doesn’t stink.  The Albany Times says NOT only should “Killer Cuomo” go but the enablers who helped him get away with incalculable #MeToo crimes.[xi]   Speaking of Cuomo, the New York legislature has stripped the bum of his emergency rights.  NO more acting like a dictator.  We hope to see his brother, Chris the Pris, face his own #MeToo troubles what with his exceptionally close relationship with fellow CNN anchor Don Lemon, both of whom are reputed gropers.   Speaking of the Empire State, Donald Trump is planning his first visit to the Big Apple since leaving office.
  80. 2021 Sunday E:  Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC, says the ‘Democratic agenda is the reshaping of America.’  Amen.  Meanwhile, a massive global hack breaches Microsoft business accounts.   Speaking of hacks, pressure applied by President Donald J. Trump and the U.S. has caused Huawei to lose loads of money outside the People’s Republic of China.  In other news, a Michigan state judge reinstates voting fraud cases with the state’s borders following a forensic probe of the corrupt Dominion Voting Systems equipment used in the state’s 2020 Presidential Election.  Ample evidence exists of the machines flipping votes for Donald Trump to Methuselah Biden.   Finally, the Tennessee legislature is proposing a bill that will allow the state to crack down on violent highway protesters, people who blocks roads and highways as well as stiffening the rights of citizens to defend their lives and property. 
  81. 2021 Sunday F: Governor Greg Abbot and the state of Texas is launching Operation Lone Star with which to fund, employ National Guard troops, and law enforcement officers in land, sea, and air operations to halt the tidal wave of illegal aliens trying to force their way into the country.  All power to Texas!  Let’s revive Operation Wetback and begin rounding up and removing illegal aliens everywhere we find them.  Meanwhile, Florida GOP Congressman Matt Gaetz blasts the Biden administration for holding NO press conferences and notes that it appears as though we are moving towards a “Harris administration.”  Amen.  Speaking of the Republican Party, it’s speaking out against the cancelation of news media outlets on the right by the left and Cancel Culture.
  82. 2021 Sunday G: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 116,600,908 confirmed cases, +431,789, 2,589,638, confirmed deaths, +7,563, and 65,920,692 confirmed recoveries, +225,672.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 29,258,941 confirmed cases, up 65,668 from yesterday’s reporting, 529,527 confirmed deaths, UP 1,610, and 112,291,045 confirmed recoveries.  Note- we are going to do our own estimates of recoveries based on percentages seeing as how the CDC won’t report them.  It would appear in the age of ‘Joe Biden,’ people are becoming sicker with the Chinese Virus and dying faster than they did under Donald Trump.  Time to impeach this pathetic, senile drooling POS.  NOW.   NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 201,050 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.   Note- that stupid bi**h Jen “Circle Back” Psaki won’t credit President Trump’s Operation Warp Speed.
  83. 2021 Sunday H: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,596,488 confirmed cases, 54,124 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,646 confirmed cases, 444 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 347,301 confirmed cases, 5,107 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Idaho: currently, they have 173,011 confirmed cases, 1,882 confirmed deaths, and 96,017 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 799,727 confirmed cases, 5,856 confirmed deaths, and 753,081 confirmed recoveries.  Speaking of the Chi-Com lab-engineered biowarfare, anti-Trump Xi Jinping Bat Virus, AstraZeneca says that it’s planning to deliver roughly 50 million doses of the Chi-Vi Vax to Americans within the next two months.
  84. 2021 Sunday I: Switzerland votes to ban face coverings in public.  Meanwhile, authorities report that the Russians have launched a disinformation campaign on the efficacy and safety of U.S. Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines.  F**k the Russians.  Elsewhere, a Uighur Muslim human rights group demands the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics be stripped from the Chi-Com regional power over their persecution of Uighurs and other minorities in the western portion of that backward country.  Finally, the U.S. and South Korea are preparing to hold limited military exercises beginning tomorrow and which will run for nine days.  North Korea promises to closely monitor them.  How about we END the Korean War?  What a novel idea!
  85. 2021 Sunday J: Senator John Barrasso, R-WY, blasts the Biden PORKULUS Relief Bill as nothing more than a ‘liberal wish list.’  Meanwhile, Representative Mike Gallagher, R-WI, is demanding that Joe Biden reconsider shutting down the Keystone XL Pipeline.  It’s time to open that sucker back up so Americans can enjoy cheap energy prices.  In other news, economist Stephen Moore says a good jobs report can get the U.S. economy going up like a rocket ship.  Next, Trump era student loan debt czar Mark A. Brown hands his resignation letter over to the Biden administration.    Finally, Newsmax asks an important question: is “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell planning to exit the world’s greatest deliberative body?  Probably going to relocate to the PRC so he can help his father-in-law run his shipping company.
  86. 2022 Monday:  Stick around…

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This artwork is #0762 an 11” x 14” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Evening and Solitude.”  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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ENDNOTES:

[i] We promoted the music of the Zombies, Argent, Rod Argent, and Colin Blunstone beginning on Monday, 28-October-2019 through Sunday, 05-January-2020.  Please, check them out.

[ii] We shared the music of the famed Los Angeles, California, psychedelic rock band, Love, beginning on Wednesday, 24-October-2012 through Friday, 16-November-2012.  We hope you will check them out as they deserve to be heard.

[iii] We are unclear as to when we will begin promoting the music of the J. Geils’ Band but when we do, you will be the first to know.  We hope you remain attentive for the day when we do because they are one of the all-time great American rock bands.

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

[v] We are not sure when we will promote the music of Oakland’s Tower of Power, but you can be sure that we will do so when we begin promoting the music of funk-rock, horn-powered bands. 

[vi] Not sure when we present this Canadian rock band, Loverboy, but we sure as heck hope we do sometime within the next decade because- say what you will about them- they are as exciting today as they were back in the 1980s.  Please remain vigilant for the day that we do.

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

[viii] We began promoting the music of the Beatles and the band’s original members, beginning on Friday, 04-November-2016 which ran through Sunday, 11-June-2017. You definitely need to check out the music of the Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr- you will be glad you did.

[ix] Many believe Barack Obama should be disqualified as a president because most believe he was born outside the United States which would ban him from ever seeking the highest office in the land.  At the very least, an asterisk should be placed by his name in all U.S. history books.

[x] One of the reasons (among many) President Trump wants to end the service of Senator Murkowski is her support for Debra Haaland to become the next secretary of the Department of the Interior, a person who will cripple the 49th state’s energy and mineral production.  It’s time for Murkowski to go.

[xi] The amazing thing is NYC Mayor Bill Di Blasio smells chum in the water and is planning on launching a primary campaign to strip “Killer Cuomo” of the governorship and winning it for himself.  That is pretty bad when a loser like Di Blasio is in better shape than a boner like Cuomo.  Going to be fun to watch.