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

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

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

National Cleanup Day[i]

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

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

  1. 1777 Friday: The First Battle of Saratoga occurred during the Revolutionary War, although the British troops managed to drive out the American troops, the Americans prevailed in the second battle a month later.
  2. 1796 Monday: President George Washington’s farewell underwent publication.  A grateful nation bid him a fond farewell.
  3. 1835 Saturday: In Mobile, Alabama, future 22nd U.S. Interior Secretary Ethan A. Hitchcock is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President William McKinley and President Theodore Roosevelt from February 20, 1899, to March 04, 1907.
  4. 1858 Sunday: In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, future 47th U.S. Attorney General George W. Wickersham is born.  A future Republican, he would serve under President William Howard Taft from March 04, 1909, to March 04, 1913.
  5. 1863 Saturday: The Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, begins during the Civil War; the Union forces retreat on Day One.  A bloody fight, it would leave countless dead, wounded, missing in action, and POWs once it concludes tomorrow.
  6. 1870 Monday: During the Franco-Prussian War, the Huns lay siege to Paris.
  7. 1876 Tuesday:  Melville R. Bissell patented the carpet sweeper.
  8. 1881 Monday: In Elberon, New Jersey, the 20th President of the United States, James A. Garfield, died 2.5 months after Charles Guiteau shot him.  Chester Alan Arthur became the President.
  9. 1890 Friday: The Turkish frigate, “Ertugrul,” burns off the coast of Japan resulting in 540 deaths.
  10. 1893 Tuesday: In New Zealand, the Electoral Act 1893 gave all women the right to vote.
  11. 1901 Thursday: Due to the funeral for assassinated Republican President William McKinley, Major League Baseball cancels 11 games.
  12. 1903 Saturday: Responding to worldwide criticism, King Leopold II denies Belgian cruelty in the Congo.  Word has it that the Belgians are cruel taskmasters who work their subjects to death in pursuit of wealth and power.  Read “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad.
  13. 1904 Monday: During the Russo-Japanese War, the combat assault on Russia’s Port Arthur costs Admiral Nogi’s troops 16,000 casualties.
  14. 1907 Thursday: In Suffolk, Va., future 99th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr. is born.  President Richard M. Nixon nominated the Republican jurist to fill the seat of Associate Justice Hugo Black, a Democrat.  Powell served from January 07, 1972, to June 26, 1987.
  15. 1911 Tuesday: During ‘Red Tuesday,” 20,000 angry leftists protest for universal rights.
  16. 1914 Saturday: In Louisville, Kentucky, future 39th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Rogers C.B. Morton is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Morton would serve under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from January 29, 1971, to April 30, 1975.
  17. 1916 Tuesday: During World War I, Belgian troops capture Tabora, in German East Africa.
  18. 1927 Monday: In New York City, future 14th U.S. Secretary of Defense Harold Brown is born.  A Democrat, he would serve under President Jimmy Carter from January 21, 1977, to January 20, 1981.  Elsewhere, in Newark, N.J., future bassist and backup vocalist with the Four Seasons, Nick Massi, is born.  He would perform with the band from 1960-1965.
  19. 1931 Saturday: Japanese troops overrun Mukden in southern Manchuria.  Imperial Japan’s killing spree of Chinese citizens commences quickly.
  20. 1934 Wednesday: New York authorities arrested Bruno Hauptmann and charged him with the kidnap-murder of Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. 
  21. 1939 Tuesday: The German Wehrmacht murders 100 Jews Lvov, Poland.  Not enough SS troops could be located to do the dirty work and so the once-proud German Army joined in the bloodletting.
  22. 1941 Friday: The German army troops take possession of Kiev, in the Ukraine, after driving the Russian forces out of the city.  Elsewhere, future vocalist with the California hippie band, the Mamas, and the Papas[ii]— “Mama” Cass Elliott—is born in Baltimore, Maryland, on this date. 
  23. 1942 Saturday: The first advertisement announcing Little Golden Books appeared in Publishers Weekly.  Elsewhere, on the Eastern Front, the Luftwaffe conducts at least 300 sorties over the city center of Stalingrad while dive bombers continue hammering Soviet ferry traffic coming across the Volga River from the east to supply ad hoc Red Army units fighting to prevent the Germans from taking complete control.   The conflict is rapidly becoming a test of wills between Berlin and Moscow.
  24. 1944 Tuesday: Finland and the Soviet Union agree on a cease-fire, which effectively removes the nation from the dwindling ranks of Axis allies.  Their German allies would be asked to leave the country ASAP or face attacks from Finnish forces.  As the Germans marched into Norway, they left a path of destruction.
  25. 1945 Wednesday: Nazi radio propagandist William Joyce, known as “Lord Haw-Haw,” suffered conviction for treason and then received a sentence of death from a British court.
  26. 1947 Friday: Future longtime percussionist with the Elton John[iii] band, Ray Cooper, is born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, on this date.
  27. 1950 Tuesday: The 2nd U.S. Secretary of Defense Louis A. Johnson left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from March 28, 1949, until today.
  28. 1955 Monday: Argentine President Juan Peron resigns his office and flees the nation.
  29. 1957 Thursday: The United States conducted its first underground nuclear test, code-named Rainier, in the Nevada desert.
  30. 1959 Saturday: Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, visiting Los Angeles, reacted angrily upon being told that he would not be able to visit Disneyland due to security reasons.
  31. 1960 Monday: Cuban leader Fidel Castro—a communist—in New York to visit the United Nations, angrily checked out of the Shelburne Hotel in a dispute with the management; Castro ended up staying at the Hotel Theresa in Harlem.
  32. 1965 Sunday: In North Charleston, South Carolina, future U.S. Senator Tim Scott is born.  A Republican, he would enter the U.S. Senate on January 02, 2013.
  33. 1967 Tuesday: Nigerian troops mount a major offensive against the breakaway state of Biafra.
  34. 1970 Saturday: The situation comedy, “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” debuted on CBS-TV.
  35. 1973 Wednesday: Gram Parsons of the Byrds[iv] and the Flying Burrito Brothers[v] died on this date in Joshua Tree, California, due to multiple drugs in his system.
  36. 1982 Sunday: The smiley emoticon was invented as Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott E. Fahlman proposed punctuating humorously intended computer messages by employing a colon followed by a hyphen and a parenthesis as a horizontal “smiley face,” J. 
  37. 1984 Wednesday: Communist China and Britain completed a draft agreement transferring Hong Kong from British rule to Communist Chinese rule by 1997.  Woe to the people of Britain’s Crown Jewel of Colonies.
  38. 1985 Thursday: A devastating earthquake hammered the Mexico City area, killing at least 9,500 people on this date.
  39. 1986 Friday: U.S. health officials announced that it would make AZT, though an experimental drug, available to AIDS patients.
  40. 1988 Monday: Israel successfully launched the Horizon-I test satellite.
  41. 1990 Wednesday: Iraq began confiscating foreign assets of countries that were imposing sanctions against the Iraqi government.
  42. 1992 Saturday: The U.N. Security Council recommended suspending Yugoslavia due to its role in the Bosnian civil war.
  43. 1994 Monday: 3,000 U.S. Marines land in the Caribbean nation of Haiti to restore law and order to the lawless nation and to enforce the return of exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
  44. 1995 Tuesday: The Senate passed a welfare overhaul bill.  Meanwhile, the commander of U.S. forces in Japan and the U.S. ambassador apologized for the rape of a schoolgirl committed by three U.S. servicemen.
  45. 1996 Thursday: IBM announced it would extend health benefits to the partners of its homosexual employees.  How ‘WOKE’ before ‘WOKE’ existed. 
  46. 1997 Friday: In his first public comments since the death of Princess Diana, Prince Charles told the British people that would always feel the loss of his former wife and thanked them for their support.  Later on, he would marry longtime lover, Camilla.
  47. 2001 Wednesday: The Pentagon ordered dozens of advanced aircraft to the Persian Gulf region as the hour of military retaliation against the Islamist scumbags behind the terrorist attacks of 9/11 drew closer.
  48. 2004 Sunday: Hu Jintao became the undisputed leader of China with the departure of former President Jiang Zemin from his top military post.
  49. 2008 Friday: Struggling to stave off financial catastrophe, the Bush administration laid out a radical bailout plan calling for a takeover of a half-trillion dollars or more in worthless mortgages and other unmanageable debt held by tottering institutions.  Relieved investors sent stocks soaring on Wall Street and around the planet.
  50. 2011 Monday: Standard & Poor, the credit rating industry giant, lowers Italy’s status from A+ to A, due to its elevated level of debt and governmental instability.  Meanwhile, on the hit sitcom, “Two-and-a-Half-Men,” Ashton Kutcher debuts as the new lead seeing as how Charlie Sheen was fired after one too many public meltdowns in which, he slammed the producers and the network, CBS.
  51. 2012 Wednesday: The U.S. Justice Department’s inspector general reports that Operation Fast and Furious created a ‘significant danger to public safety;’ however, the IG states that Attorney-General Eric Holder had no prior knowledge of the operation.
  52. 2013 Thursday: Former U.S. Majority Leader Tom Delay finally has his 2010 money-laundering conviction overturned by a Texas state appellate court—the Democrats have done the damage by this time already and should suffer punishment for launching false attacks on opposition politicians.  Look at them snivel and whine over John Boehner’s lawsuit against President Barack Obama!
  53. 2014 Friday: Uniformed Secret Service agents apprehend a man inside the White House after he scaled the fence and ran into the building; U.S. President Barack Obama and his family were not there at the time of the incident.
  54. 2015 Saturday: Famed British American author Jackie Collins succumbs to cancer on this date; she was 77.
  55. 2016 Monday: In Urum al-Kubra, Syria, an aid convoy making its way to supply aid to destitute refugees and struggling citizens finds itself hammered by Syrian airstrikes, killing and wounding many while stopping the delivery of life-saving aid.  The United Nations denounces this horrible display of thuggery on behalf of Bashar al-Assad (and most likely the Russians).
  56. 2017 Tuesday: President Donald J. Trump addresses the United Nations for the first time informing the decrepit body of thugs, dictators, scumbags, and murderers that ‘if North Korea threatens the United States they will be wiped out.’  Thunderous applause at this blog but the UN was shocked beyond belief.  NO one other than a Russian strongman had ever said this about a fellow member.  Trump would also blast Iran which caused Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to blast right back at the American president.  Oh, we are so afraid…
  57. 2018 Wednesday: In Pyongyang, North Korea and South Korea hold a summit by which, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un promises to ‘limit the nuclear weapons program’ if the South ‘provides economic assistance.’
  58. 2019 Thursday: In Zabul Province in southern Afghanistan, a Taliban suicide truck bombing targeting a hospital (ah, got to love the so-called ‘religion of peace’) killing at least 22 people and wounding another 90 or so people.  Murderous scumbags.
  59. 2020 Saturday:  Already tensions are growing as to whom will replace Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court.  This is what most of the AICPENDBLOG.COM believe: after what the Democrats and the RINOS have put you through what with the false claims of Russian collusion, impeachment, and roadblocks at every turn, nominate the replacement on Monday and go for it.  As for quavering GOP senators, do you want to go down as a FIGHTER and lose your seat or as a COLLABORATIONIST and perhaps lose your seat anyway?  States with messed-up elections systems such as California and Maine must contest these bogus systems at the Supreme Court and the only way we can win is with a strong conservative on the court.  Republicans, do your duty as you know the Democrats would not waver in doing theirs and in fact would hasten it as quickly as possible.   President Trump is down in North Carolina today while “Pro-China Joe” Biden is at home in his basement spanking the wank.  Elsewhere, a shooting at a party with 100 revelers or more in Buffalo, New York claims the life of one partygoer and injures four others.   Speaking of SCOTUS, Fox News Channel reports (erroneously, in our view) that voters trust “Pro-China Joe” Biden on picking Supreme Court nominees by a whopping 52 percent to 45 percent for Donald Trump.  Yup, sure they do…sure they do…
  60. 2020 Saturday A: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 30,588,989 confirmed cases, +298,198, 953,482, confirmed deaths, +5,565, and 20,832,830 confirmed recoveries, +209,802.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 6,819,709 confirmed cases, up 8,266 from yesterday’s reporting, 201,735 confirmed deaths, UP 189, and 3,689,081 confirmed recoveries, UP 18,616. 
  61. 2020 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 781,436 confirmed cases, 14,912 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 11,348 confirmed cases, 120 confirmed deaths, and 4,394 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 85,583 confirmed cases, 2,130 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at one other state: New Hampshire- currently, they have 7,920 confirmed cases, 438 confirmed deaths, and 7,164 confirmed recoveries- thank you, Governor Chris Sununu for your state’s honesty in this regard. 
  62. 2020 Saturday CForeign COVID Stats of the Day– Let’s look at Israel’s stats now that Mo is living there: 183,602 confirmed cases, 1,226 confirmed deaths, and 130,024 confirmed recoveries.
  63. 2020 Saturday D: Longtime drummer Lee Kerslake with the British rock band, Uriah Heep, died from cancer at age 73 in his native England.
  64. 2021 Sunday: Here are the results of 10:00 A.M. NFL games: (1) Denver Broncos, 23 (1-0-0) @ Jacksonville Jaguars, 13 (0-2-0); (2) Buffalo Bills, 35 (1-1-0) @ Miami Dolphins, 0 (1-1-0); (3) Houston Texans, 21 (1-1-0) @ Cleveland Browns, 31 (1-1-0); (4) Cincinnati Bengals, 17 (1-1-0) @ Chicago Bears, 20 (1-1-0); (5) San Francisco 49ers, 17 (2-0-0) @ Philadelphia Eagles, 11 (1-1-0); (6) New Orleans Saints, 7 (1-1-0) @ Carolina Panthers, 26 (2-0-0); (7) Los Angeles Rams, 27 (2-0-0) @ Indianapolis Colts, 24 (0-2-0); (8) Las Vegas Raiders, 26 (2-0-0) @ Pittsburgh Steelers, 17 (1-1-0); and (9) New England Patriots, 25 (1-1-0) @ New York Jets, 6 (0-2-0).
  65. 2021 Sunday A: Here are the results of 1:25 P.M. NFL games: (10) Atlanta Falcons, 25 (0-2-0) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 48 (2-0-0); (11) Minnesota Vikings, 33 (0-2-0) @ Arizona Cardinals, 35 (2-0-0); (12) Dallas Cowboys, 20 (1-1-0) @ Los Angeles Chargers, 17 (1-1-0); and (13) Tennessee Titans, 33 (1-1-0) @ Seattle Seahawks, 30 (1-1-0) OT.  Here is tonight’s Sunday Night Football Game: (14) Kansas City Chiefs, 35 (1-1-0) @ Baltimore Ravens, 36 (1-1-0).  Finally, here is tomorrow night’s Monday Night Football game matchup: (15) Detroit Lions (0-1) @ Green Bay Packers (0-1).  (Here is the score from Thursday Night Football: (16) New York Giants, 29 (0-2) @ Washington Football Team, 30 (Redskins) (1-1).
  66. 2021 Sunday B: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 229,9260,421 confirmed cases, +324,021, 4,704,892 confirmed deaths, +4,839 and 205,522,163 confirmed recoveries, +357,075. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 42,900,813 confirmed cases, UP 20,949 from yesterday’s reporting, 691,878 confirmed deaths, UP 316, [vi] and 32,503,536 confirmed recoveries, UP 20,310. We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [vii]   
  67. 2021 Sunday C: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 373,424 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 30,654 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  68. 2021 Sunday D: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,551,262 confirmed cases, 68,117 confirmed deaths, and 2,392,283 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,540,548 confirmed cases, 50,825 confirmed deaths, and 2,447,654 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 75,480 confirmed cases, 714 confirmed deaths, and 74,766 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 623,769 confirmed cases, 7,264 confirmed deaths, and 262,878 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Ohio: they have 1,347,205 confirmed cases, 21,471 confirmed deaths, and 1,198,452 confirmed recoveries. [viii]  
  69. 2021 Sunday E: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,228,129 confirmed cases, 7,541 confirmed deaths, and 1,142,726 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).   Let us look at one other portion of the world- MS Zaandam, 217th area on the list: 9 cases of the virus, 2 confirmed death and 7 confirmed recoveries. [ix]     
  70. 2021 Sunday F: Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,584.88, DOWN 166.44 points (-0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,043.97, DOWN 137.96 points (-0.91%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,432.99, DOWN 40.76 points (-0.91%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $71.96 per barrel, -0.65 (-0.90%).  The price of GOLD is $1,753.90 per troy oz., -2.80 (-0.16%) while the price of SILVER is $22.36 per troy ounce, -0.43 (-1.90%).  The price of PLATINUM is $930.90 per troy oz, +7.60 (+0.82%) while the price of COPPER is $4.24 per pound, -0.04 (-0.97%).[x]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,016.27 per troy oz., -17.314 (-0.85%). The price of RHODIUM is $12,350.20 per troy oz., -1,100.00 (-9.78%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $782,500.00 per CNY/T, +17,500.00 (+2.29%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,886.15 per USD/T, -60.85 (-0.24%). [xi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.01    In Hong Kong Dollar, one greenback equals 7.78 and in Hungarian Forint, a buck equal 300.72 and in Icelandic Krona, one dollar equals 128.99 of theirs. [xii]        
  71. 2021 Sunday G: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.391 per gallon, $3.098 in Florida, $4.066 in Hawaii, and $3.869 in Washington state. [xiii]    Let us look at one other Illinois: $3.402.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- France: $7.060 per U.S. Gallon.[xiv]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,780,214,457,944 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xv]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Taiwan, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Cayman Islands with $223 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  72. 2021 Sunday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 178 for the world-famous ‘border czar,’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border and Day No. 85 since her sole visit to the El Paso Sector for a photo op.  Anyhow, here are the numbers as presented by OAN today regarding the illegal alien crisis.  First, here is the cost for just this day- Sunday, September 19, 2021– $553,779,968.  Imagine all that money put to beneficial use such as helping homeless vets, the drug addicted, even American urban outdoorsmen.  Imagine what that could do for AMERICANS instead of the Third World’s detritus.  Wow.  Next, here is the amount of taxpayer money wasted on caring for the illegal alien invaders for the calendar year 2021: $286,581,260,288.  Third, here is the appalling TRUE number of illegals who have flowed across the southern border this year: 2,937,228.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate of illegal aliens living in the country, a number we believe is FAR TOO LOW: 36,937,228. (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).
  73. 2022 Monday: Observation of the Day- Well, well, well, so little Lindsey Graham- last week- released his new bill to national opprobrium that would restrict abortions to 15 weeks- across the entire country. Look, I am Pro-Life, but I suspect that what Senator Graham is doing is the same as what we allege Chief Justice John Roberts of the U.S. Supreme Court did and that is to toss the Democrats AND Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell.  We contend at the AICPENDBLOG.COM that Roberts is the one behind the now infamous leak of the opinion that sent abortion back to the fifty states.  We allege Roberts did this (haven’t found the leaker yet, have they?) so as to mobilize all the Pro-Death maggots to take to the streets and cause trouble.  Similarly, Senator Graham did this so as to prevent a GOP takeover of the Senate so his good friend and boss, the Turtle, could keep his leadership position as minority leader.  While we believe the GOP is going to overwhelm the Senate in November, the question is this: will the new Republican senators possess the big balls to vote the Turtle out of the leadership?  Look, we need to win both Houses and BOTH McConnell and that POS Kevin McCarthy must lose their seats.  Otherwise, it’s the same old shit.  Chef Kilgore Randalini.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0957 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Bouquet.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclee, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

236. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022

61. 2020 Monday F: Chi-Com ‘social media’ ap TikTok launches a lawsuit against the Trump administration for having issued an executive order forcing the ‘ap’ to shed its Chi-Com masters and to become American-owned. We shall see where that goes.

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236. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Clark McReynolds; U.S. Attorneys General William D. Mitchell and William B. Saxbe; U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Cecil D. Andrus; U.S. Senators  Joe Manchin and Todd Young; the 13th Floor Elevators featuring Stacy Sutherland, the Average White Band featuring Malcolm “Molly” Duncan, the Four Seasons featuring Charles Calello, the James Gang featuring Jim Fox, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring David Freiberg and John Cipollina, the Rolling Stones featuring the legendary Charlie Watts, and Uriah Heep featuring Ken Hensley:

  1. 79 Thursday: Mt. Vesuvius erupts, buries the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum under a cloud of pyroclastic ash, killing 15,000 people outright.
  2. 410 Tuesday: The city of Rome collapses under the assault of the Visigoths thereby ending the Western Roman Empire.
  3. 1215 Monday: Pope Innocent III declares the Magna Carta of England ‘invalid.’
  4. 1349 Sunday: The Jews of Cologne, Germany, choose self-immolation rather than baptism into Catholicism.
  5. 1456 Sunday: Workers finished the printing of the Gutenberg Bibles on this date.
  6. 1572 Thursday: King Charles IX of France orders the massacre of thousands of French Protestants in what historians would call the St. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre.
  7. 1814 Wednesday: During the War of 1812, British troops capture Washington, D.C. and burn many landmarks including the White House.
  8. 1821 Friday: Spanish and Mexican officials signed the Treaty of Cordoba, which granted independence to Mexico from Spanish rule.
  9. 1853 Wednesday: Organizers held the first meeting of the American Pharmaceutical Association on this date.
  10. 1869 Tuesday: Cornelius Swarthout received a patent for the waffle iron.
  11. 1891 Monday: Thomas Edison patents a motion picture camera.
  12. 1909 Tuesday: Concrete pouring on the Panama Canal commences on this date.
  13. 1912 Saturday: Congress passed a measure creating the Alaska Territory.  Congress approved legislation establishing Parcel Post delivery by the U.S. Post Office Department, slated to begin on January 01, 1913.
  14. 1914 Monday: During World War I, at the Battle of Bergen, German troops beat the combined British/ Belgium forces.
  15. 1929 Saturday: In Jerusalem, Palestinians attack Orthodox Jews in a melee.
  16. 1931 Monday: France and the Soviet Union sign a treaty of neutrality.
  17. 1932 Wednesday: Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to make a nonstop transcontinental flight across the United States.
  18. 1936 Monday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gives the FBI permission to begin investigating Fascists and communists.
  19. 1938 Wednesday: David Freiberg, future bassist, and vocalist with both the Quicksilver Messenger Service[i] and the Jefferson Starship[ii], was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on this date.  He also plays keyboards, the viola, and guitar.  Elsewhere, future bassist with (Frankie Valli) and the Four Seasons- Charles Calello- is born on this date.  He would perform with the group in 1965.
  20. 1939 Thursday: Germany and the USSR sign 10-year non-aggression treaty.  Unfortunately, for both countries, Adolf Hitler would violate that non-aggression treaty on June 21, 1941, when Operation Barbarossa launched.  The largest invasion in world history, 1.5 million Germans, Romanians, and Hungarians would swarm across the border.  Within a year of the invasion, Fascist Italy, Spain, and Croatia would join the fray.
  21. 1940 Saturday: During World War II, the Luftwaffe continues its nighttime bombing of London and its environs.
  22. 1943 Tuesday: Future lead guitarist of the San Francisco rock band, Quicksilver Messenger Service[iii], John Cipollina, is born in Berkeley, California, on this date.   Meanwhile, the Nazi government appoints Wilhelm Frick to become the Protector of Bohemia and Moravia on this date.  He would serve in this post until the end of World War II.  
  23. 1944 Thursday: French General Leclerc and his troops begin the liberation of Paris, France.
  24. 1945 Friday: Future saxophonist/vocalist with the Scottish rock band, Average White Band[iv]—Malcolm “Molly” Duncan—is born in Montrose, Scotland, UK on this date as is future member of Uriah Heep[v]— Ken Hensley (guitars/keyboards/vocals 1969-1980) who is born in Plumstead, Southeast London, on this date.
  25. 1946 Saturday: In Washington, D.C., the 66th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James Clark McReynolds, Democrat, died on this date.  President Woodrow Wilson nominated McReynolds to fill the seat of Democrat Horace Harmon Lurton.  McReynolds served from August 29, 1914, to January 31,1941.
  26. 1947 Sunday: Jim Fox, future drummer of the James Gang[vi], is born in Cleveland, Ohio, on this date.  Meanwhile, in Farmington, West Virginia, future U.S. Senator Joe Manchin- a Democrat- is born.  Having served in various other political offices, Senator Manchin would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on November 15, 2010, representing his home state.
  27. 1949 Wednesday: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) goes into effect.  The agreement between the signatory nations is that an attack upon one of them is an attack upon all of them. 
  28. 1950 Thursday: Operation Magic Carpet begins as Israel begins transporting 45,000 Yemeni Jews to their country.
  29. 1954 Tuesday: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the Communist Control Act, thereby outlawing the U.S. Communist Party.
  30. 1955 Wednesday: In Syosset, New York, the 54th U.S. Attorney General William D. Mitchell died at age 80.  A Republican, he served under President Herbert Hoover from March 04, 1929, to March 04, 1933.
  31. 1959 Monday: Hiram Fong takes the oath of office as the first Chinese American senator while Daniel K. Inouye also takes the oath as the first Japanese American congressional representative, both from Hawaii.
  32. 1964 Monday: The first Roman Catholic Mass celebrated in English took place at Kiel Auditorium in St. Louis, Missouri.
  33. 1968 Saturday: France becomes the world’s fifth thermonuclear power as it explodes an atom bomb on Muruoa Island.
  34. 1972 Thursday: In Lancaster, Pennsylvania, future GOP senator representing the state of Indiana- Todd Young- is born on this date.  He would enter the U.S. Senate on January 03, 2017.
  35. 1978 Thursday: In Center Point, Texas, lead guitarist with the acid rock band from Texas—the 13th Floor Elevators[vii]—Stacy Sutherland loses his life on this date when his wife, Bunny, accidentally shoots him while others claim it was purposeful for infidelity.
  36. 1981 Monday: Mark David Chapman receives a sentence of 20 years-to-life for the murder of former Beatle[viii] John Lennon.  Meanwhile, American Charles Chapman is the first black to swim the English Channel.
  37. 1989 Thursday: Voyager 2 hurtles past the planet Neptune on the way to the edge of the Solar System.  Elsewhere, Baseball Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti banned Pete Rose from the game for betting on his own team, the Cincinnati Reds.
  38. 1990 Friday: During the crisis in the Persian Gulf, Iraqi troops surround the U.S. and other Western embassies.
  39. 1991 Saturday: The Ukraine declares independence from the crumbling Soviet Union.  Meanwhile, Mikhail S. Gorbachev resigns as head of the Communist Party of the USSR.
  40. 1992 Monday: Hurricane Andrew smashed into Florida, causing $30 billion in damage; the storm caused 43 deaths in the U.S.  Elsewhere, Communist China and South Korea established diplomatic relations on this date much to the shock of North Korea.
  41. 2003 Monday: The Justice Department reported the U.S. crime rate in 2002 was the lowest since studies began in 1973. 
  42. 2004 Wednesday: An independent commission said the blame for abuses at Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison lay mainly with the U.S. soldiers who ran the jail but said senior commanders and top-level Pentagon officials also bore responsibility for failed leadership and oversight.  Meanwhile, psychiatrist Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, who famously theorized that terminally ill patients go through five stages of grief, died in Scottsdale, Arizona, at age 78.
  43. 2006 Friday: The International Astronomical Union declared that Pluto was no longer a planet, demoting it to the status of a ‘dwarf planet.’
  44. 2007 Saturday: The NFL indefinitely suspended Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick without pay after he acknowledged in court papers that he had indeed bankrolled gambling on dogfighting and helped kill some dogs not worthy of the pit.  What a POS.
  45. 2009 Tuesday: All sales under the government’s Cash for Clunkers program ended, although car dealers were given more time to submit pending claims for reimbursement.
  46. 2010 Wednesday: In Mechanicsburg, Ohio, the 70th U.S. Attorney General William B. Saxbe died at age 90.  A Republican, he served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford from January 04, 1974, to February 02, 1975, and then became U.S. ambassador to India.
  47. 2012 Friday: After his decision, not to context charges of doping by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, Lance Armstrong learns the organization has banned him for life and recommended he be stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles.
  48. 2013 Saturday: The United States commemorates the 50th anniversary of the “I have a Dream” speech by Martin Luther King, Jr.
  49. 2014 Sunday: A 6.0-magnitude earthquake strikes near the California town of Napa and although 87 people suffered injuries, the authorities reported no deaths.  Elsewhere, Peter Theo Curtis, an American freelance journalist kidnapped and held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria, was released less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic militants, the kinds of murderous scumbags that in 2019 freshmen Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar defend.
  50. 2015 Monday: Due to concerns about a possible economic downturn in Communist China, stock markets around the world respond by suffering huge drops.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average drops 1,000 points and closes at 588 while the Shanghai closes down 8.5-percent.   Elsewhere, Facebook boss man Mark Zuckerberg announces that for the first time in the social media ap’s brief history, one billion people have logged on.  Watch out what they are doing with your data, folks.               
  51. 2016 Wednesday: In ever-volatile Italy- geologically speaking- a 6.2-magnitude earthquake slams central Italy, northeast of Rome, claiming the lives of 268 people and injuring another 400. 
  52. 2017 Thursday: In Massachusetts, Mavis Wanczyk wins the largest-ever U.S. Powerball jackpot, a whopping $758.7 million.  Absolutely amazing.   Meanwhile, in Boise, Idaho, the former 42nd U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Cecil B. Andrus died at age 85.  A Democrat, Secretary Andrus served under President Jimmy Carter from January 23, 1977, to January 20, 1981.
  53. 2018 Friday: Aerosmith’s prick lead singer, Steven Tyler sends President Donald J. Trump a cease-and-desist order demanding the 45th president stop using the band’s music at his rallies.  Come on, Steven, WTF is wrong with you?
  54. 2019 Saturday: Following much international condemnation for the amount of destruction raging in the Brazilian rainforest as well as the loss of life, President Jair Bolsonaro mobilizes the military and sends them to aid firefighters seeking to quell the out-of-control wildfires.   Elsewhere, Britain’s Prince Andrew says he ‘had no knowledge of his good friend Jeffrey Epstein’s human trafficking endeavors or that he had sex with underage women at various Epstein properties.’  Okay.
  55. 2020 Monday: Democratic presidential nominee, “Pro-China Joe” Biden announces (what a joke) ‘NO NEW TAXES ON ANYONE MAKING BELOW $400,000 IN ANNUAL INCOME.’  Okay, Joe, okay- we shall see.  You cannot raise taxes by $4-6 TRILLION DOLLARS without going after everyone- including the bottom 50-percent that pay some or no taxes.  It is mathematically impossible.  Next, highly unpopular, former U.S. senator from Arizona, Jeff Flake, announces he is joining the “GOP Anti-Trump cabal.”  Good for you, loser, we wouldn’t have it any other way.  After that, tropical storm Marco begins to weaken but tropical storm Laura is surging on its heels, expected to hit the Texas-Louisiana coastline sometime this week.   Meanwhile, U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy takes questions from House Democrats today.   Elsewhere, we learn that recent storms that tore through Iowa left 14 million acres and 60,000 homes destroyed.  Finally, President Trump and the FDA announce emergency authorization for the use of convalescent plasma treatments for those afflicted by the Wuhan Flu and in dire need of help.    
  56. 2020 Monday A: Liberty University head Jerry Falwell Jr. announces he is stepping down today from both his ministry and the university due to his wife having had a long-time affair with the pool boy.  How flipping sad is that.  It has also been said that Reverend Falwell has not always been true to his wife.  We will see where this goes.  Elsewhere, medical authorities in Germany announce it does indeed appear that well-known critic of Vladimir Putin- Alexei Navalny- was indeed poisoned by a nerve agent.  At first Russia would not let him leave the country but the Germans were able to obtain an exit for him so they could treat him.  We know this Putin had a hand in this outrage and German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Moscow they better figure out what happened to Mr. Navalny.  
  57. 2020 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 23,424,844 confirmed cases, +145,398, 808,716 confirmed deaths, +2,594, and 15,150,716 confirmed recoveries, +172,121.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 5,793,461 confirmed cases, UP by 40,679 new cases, 179,321 confirmed deaths, UP by 637 new deaths, and 2,947,272 confirmed recoveries, UP by 15,246 new recoveries.   
  58. 2020 Monday C: 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: 668,615 confirmed cases, 12,152 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 6,600 confirmed cases, 47 confirmed deaths, and 2,143 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 71,125 confirmed cases, 1,863 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  59. 2020 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 28,308.46, UP 378.13 points (+1.35%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 11,799.72, UP 67.92 points (+0.60%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,431.28, UP 34.12 points (+1.00%).  Currently, GOLD is at $1,937.70 per troy oz., DOWN -1.90 (-0.10%), SILVER is at $26.63 per troy oz., UP 0.023 (+0.19%), PLATINUM $923.90 per troy oz. DOWN -0.60 (-0.60%), and COPPER is at $2.93 # +0.00 (+0.00%).  Light Sweet Crude Oil is 42.43, DOWN -0.19 (-0.45%).  Today, one-dollar U.S. = 6.92 Chi-Com yuan.  In contrast, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros.
  60. 2020 Monday E: Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers calls out the National Guard to Kenosha following a police shooting of a black suspect, 29-year-old Jacob Blake by a white police officer following a domestic violence incident on Sunday night.  At this time, the situation remains murky but what seems to be clear is that as Mr. Blake sought to enter his vehicle and leave the scene as the cops told him to stay led to his being shot seven times in the back as he tried to enter his car.  At this time, Mr. Blake is in intensive care, and we hope that he lives but what is clear is that 125 members of the Wisconsin National Guard will be on scene in Kenosha tonight guarding infrastructure and maintaining the peace.  
  61. 2020 Monday F: Chi-Com ‘social media’ ap TikTok launches a lawsuit against the Trump administration for having issued an executive order forcing the ‘ap’ to shed its Chi-Com masters and to become American-owned.  We shall see where that goes.  Tonight, is the first night of the RNC National Convention in various cities around the country.  Speakers tonight include Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA, Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-FL, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-OH, Donald J. Trump Jr., former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel, State Representative Vernon Jones, D-GA, U.S. Army Nurse Johnson Ford, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump 2020 fundraiser, Charlie Kirk, Turning Point USA founder, and Kim Klacik, GOP candidate in Baltimore.   Also speaking are Mark and Patricia McCloskey, Republican lawyers from St. Louis, MO, Sean Parnell, GOP congressional candidate in Pennsylvania, Andrew Pollack, father of Meadow Pollack, slain in 2018 Parkland, Florida, high school shooting on Valentine’s Day, and Tanya Weinreis, a coffee shop owner in Montana who received a loan from the Paycheck Protection Program with which to keep her business open during the Xi Jinping Bat Flu pandemic.   Herschel Walker, former NFL great and friend of the president for 38 years, spoke as well as Natalie Harp, a cancer survivor and right-to-try advocate who with help from President Donald J. Trump was able to survive a medical error and subsequent bone cancer.
  62. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 213,947,261 confirmed cases, +673,309, 4,463,914 confirmed deaths, +10,882 and 191,437,838 confirmed recoveries, +632,130.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 38,965,993 confirmed cases, UP 152,444 from yesterday’s reporting, 648,126 confirmed deaths, UP 1,463, [ix] and 30,620,660 confirmed recoveries, UP 55,914.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  63. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 329,538 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- mentally deficient old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number seen by the Trump administration in a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  Currently, Joe is shy 74,540 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  64. 2021 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 4,266,665 confirmed cases, 65,248 confirmed deaths, and 2,240,765 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 3,149,537 confirmed cases, 42,722 confirmed deaths, and 2,327,727 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 57,235 confirmed cases, 565 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 541,822 confirmed cases, 6,477 confirmed deaths, and 242,388 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., Montana: they have 123,674 confirmed cases, 1,768 confirmed deaths, and 118,007 confirmed recoveries. [xi]   
  65. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 1,011,223 confirmed cases, 6,880 confirmed deaths, and 926,075 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other country- Turks and Caicos, 190th country on the list: 2,613 cases of the virus, 20 confirmed deaths and 2,503 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  66. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,366.26, UP 30.55 points (+0.086%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 15,019.80, UP 77.15 points (+0.52%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,486.23, UP 6.70 points (+0.15%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $67.45 per barrel, -0.12 (-0.16%).  The price of GOLD is $1,798.40 per troy oz., -10.20 (-0.56%) while the price of SILVER is $23.77 per troy ounce, -0.12 (-0.50%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,005.50 per troy oz, -4.70 (-0.47%) while the price of COPPER is $4.25 per pound, -0.00 (-0.09%). [xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,463.75 per troy oz, -10.21 (-0.41%). [xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $17,000.00 per troy oz., -800.00 (-4.49%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,605.25 per troy oz., +6.75 (+0.26%).  [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000021.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.21.     In Swiss Franc, one greenback equals 0.91 and in Syrian Pound, a buck equal 2,511.00 and in Taiwan Dollar, one dollar equals 27.93 of theirs. [xvi]        
  67. 2021 Tuesday 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 $4.390 per gallon, $2.967 in Florida, $4.070 in Hawaii, and $3.903 in Washington state. [xvii]    Let us look at one other location- South Carolina: $2.857.  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- Jordan: $5.713 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,680,230,282,148 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging 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 South Korea, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Canada with $120 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  68. 2021 Tuesday F: Afghanistan Crisis and Collapse News– Former Department of Homeland Security Director Jeh Johnson said something even a kindergartner knows: that Afghanistan could become a breeding ground for terrorists.  You think?  Next- and this is crazy- Joe Biden’s handpicked CIA Director William Burns met with the Taliban in Kabul this morning.  WTF?  In other news regarding the collapse in Afghanistan, Rep. Glenn Grothman, R-WI 6th congressional district, says it appears that the Taliban is ‘having fun with Joe Biden.’  (Note- the Taliban has come a long way, folks, and is adept at using social media to get their messages across).
  69. 2021 Tuesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Greetings, folks.  As much as it upsets our stomach to continually point out the deficiencies of the loser some claim is the ‘vice president,’ we are compelled to do it anyway.  Today is Day No. 153 since Joe Biden made “Kooky Kamala” Harris the so-called ‘border czar’ and Day No. 60 since her sole visit to the U.S.-Mexico border.  What can we say other than the fact that this woman is a complete loser?  It is what it is.  Next, here are the numbers for the illegal alien invasion along the southern border and across the United States as presented by One America News.  First, here is the cost of caring for these frigging illegal alien losers for just this day: $614,878,400.  Second, here is the cost of caring for these maggots for this year: $258,149,171,200.  Third, here is the number of illegals who have swarmed into our country just this frigging year: 2,645,822.  Fourth and final, here are the numbers- conservative ones, we assure you, of the number of illegals roaming across the United States as we speak: 36,645,820.  (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).  Unfortunately for Joe Biden, the U.S. Supreme Court told him he must restore the “Remain in Mexico” Policy enacted by President Donald J. Trump.
  70. 2021 Tuesday H: Foreign News-Overseas News I– “Kooky Kamala” Harris has been overseas visiting Singapore.  Wow.  The Singaporeans should have asked for someone better to visit them but there is no one of any worth in the regime to go overseas.  Still, they claim “Kooky Kamala” Harris was slow going to her second stop in Vietnam out of fear of the Havana Syndrome.
  71. 2021 Tuesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– Following the Food and Drug Administration giving the Pfizer Xi Jinping Bat Flu its full approval, senile old Joe Biden is urging ALL Americans to rush out and get vaccinated with this crap.  F**k him.  Elsewhere, as Hawaii continues combatting the Chi-Com Wuhan Flu Virus, Governor David Ige, Democrat, is urging ALL tourists to stay away from the popular vacation spot.
  72. 2021 Tuesday J: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow The Money) News– (1) Pfizer $48.38 (2) AstraZeneca $58.52 (3) Johnson & Johnson $175.39 (4) BioNTech $368.20 (5) Moderna $394.94.
  73. 2021 Tuesday K: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow The Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $85.43 (2) General Dynamics: $198.92 (3) Boeing: $221.31 (4) Lockheed Martin: $359.00 (5) Northrup-Grumman: $362.66.
  74. 2021 Tuesday L: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– Charlie Watts- famed drummer of the Rolling Stones died today at age 80 in London, England.  God bless you, Charlie, we suspect that both Brian Jones and Ian Stewart were there to guide you to the other side.  In other news, Brian Travers, vocalist and saxophonist with the British reggae band, UB40, died today at age 62.
  75. 2021 Tuesday M: New York State News– In the Empire State, Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul became Governor Kathy Hochul, the first female governor of the state of New York today once she placed her hand atop the Holy Bible and recited the oath of office.  Meanwhile, outbound Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo aka the Love Gov aka the Gropin’ Gov (well, ex-gov) is still talking crap about what has befallen him.  He said the ‘sexual harassment charges against him are a political firecracker.’  Sadly, the Emmy he won last year for reporting COVID-19 updates was snatched away from him today.  Loser.
  76. 2021 Tuesday N: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1688 what with a $270 million jackpot on the line: 17, 18, 26, 52, 67, and Mega 19.  Out of 93,473 winning tickets in California, the highest winner was ONE person who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $1,001,371.  The winning ticket was sold at Fastrip Food Store in La Puente, CA 91744.
  77. 2022 Wednesday: BIG ELECTIONS yesterday.  Things continue worsening for the Democrats which is why they continue leaking what they consider to be little tidbits of damaging information with which to bring down President Donald J. Trump.  Can someone please tell them it’s making our resolve even stronger?  Oh, another $3 billion going to Ukraine?  What the heck?  Is the Biden crime family getting kickbacks from every nickel of U.S. public monies they send to Kyiv?  Wouldn’t surprise any of us…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0931 a 40” x 60” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Avocets at Sunset.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  For more than 60 years- up until her untimely death from cancer in 2012- Bev stood before the easel and painted for 10-12 hours per day. Known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks, her paintings are in demand as much today as they were 30 years ago.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her website NOW and view her stunning body of work, one the Chi-Coms have long tried to copy and sell facsimiles of but which none of them have ever been able to reproduce well enough to fool novice art buyers.  Once there, it is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor- virtually anyone.  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there as quickly as your fingers can tap the letters on your keyboard.  The American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, aka the AICPENDBLOG.COM, thanks each and every one of you, our beloved, loyal fan base.  DON’T buy any counterfeit bull crap coming out of mainland communist China, especially from Xinjiang Province, ground zero for Chi-Com National Socialism.

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Following the release of “Pacific Ocean Blue”- Dennis Wilson’s first solo album, he began work on his follow-up, “Bambu.”  Sadly for him and for his myriad fans, Dennis drowned at the bottom of Marina Del Ray following a drinking binge and an emotional relapse regarding his ex-wife that caused him to leap into the shallow waters.  He never came up to the horror of friends and family as well as his fans.  The Caribou label cobbled together music from the sessions that would have led to the release of “Bambu” and added some additional material, enough of which to provide music for a two LP vinyl set.  We hope you will investigate this one to your heart’s content and if you think it’s a worthy addition to your growing collection of sun-fun music, please add it to your overwhelmed music shelves.  You will be glad you did.

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[i] We presented the music of Quicksilver Messenger Service on two unique occasions.  The first commenced on Friday, 25-March-2011 through Monday, 04-April-2011.  The second cycle with newer albums began on Tuesday, 20-August-2013 through Monday, 02-September-2013.  We hope you will check the albums out by visiting whatever site you do for nothing but the absolute best in rock music.

[ii] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane, the Jefferson Starship, Starship, and of the various bands’ members beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  Please look for them and enjoy.

[iii] See Footnote i.

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

[v] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Uriah Heep, but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Hawkwind.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

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

[vii] We began promoting the music of the famous acid rock band from Texas- the 13th Floor Elevators- beginning on Tuesday, 14-May-2013 through Thursday, 06-June-2013.  We would encourage everyone to seek the music of this legendary band out and adding it to their collections.  You will be glad you did.

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

[ix] 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.

206. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 25, 2022

2022 Monday: As the Voice of Occupied Los Angeles, California, a place overrun with illegal aliens, gangbangers, corrupt politicians, and liberal losers, let me ask a pertinent question: could Joe Biden’s feebleness be the result of long-term syphilis? Everyone knows that back in the day, not only did Senator Teddy Kennedy- aka, the “Lion of the Senate”- but so did good buddies, Senators Chris Dodd of Connecticut and Joe Biden. Leave it to some losers like Dr. Jill to push her mentally disabled husband into a position of power that he cannot hope to ever have a grip on. Dr. Jill should be in prison and her husband in the loony bin for old gropers and hair-sniffers.

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206. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, JULY 25, 2022:

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

Pioneer Day Observed (Utah)

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Nathan Clifford; U.S. Attorney General Nathan Clifford; U.S. Interior Secretary Roy Owen West; U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull; the Band featuring Rick Danko, the Beatles- “While my Guitar Gently Weeps,” Bob Dylan, Fleetwood Mac featuring Peter Green, Iron Butterfly featuring Erik Braun, Nazareth featuring Manny Charlton, Santana featuring Jose “Chepito” Areas, and Uriah Heep featuring Mike Clarke:

  1. 326 Sunday: Constantine refuses to carry out the traditional pagan sacrifices.
  2. 1139 Tuesday: Count Alfonso the First becomes the king of Portugal.
  3. 1330 Tuesday: After two years and 74 days, the reign of the 196.1st Roman Catholic Antipope Nicholas V ended.  Elected in opposition to Pope John XXII, Nicholas’ time as the Vicar of Christ began on May 12, 1328.
  4. 1394 Friday: Charles VI of France issues a decree, which calls for the expulsion of all Jews from his nation.
  5. 1492 Monday: The reign of the 213th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent VIII ends on this date.  He first became pontiff on August 29, 1484, and over the subsequent seven years and 331 years guided his global flock on its journey to commune with Jesus Christ.
  6. 1564 Saturday: Maximillian II succeeds his father Ferdinand II as Holy Roman Emperor.
  7. 1587 Saturday: Japanese dictator Hideyoshi banned Christianity in Japan and ordered ALL Christians to leave the country.
  8. 1593 Sunday: France’s King Henry IV converted from Protestantism to Roman Catholicism.
  9. 1670 Friday: The Austrian city of Vienna expels its Jewish citizens.
  10. 1759 Wednesday: British forces defeated a French army at Fort Niagara in Canada.
  11. 1799 Thursday: French-Egyptian troops under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte defeat troops of the Turkish potentate, Sultan Selim III (28th Ottoman Turkish sultan and caliph), at the Battle of Abukir.
  12. 1805 Thursday: Aaron Burr visited New Orleans with plans to establish a new country, with New Orleans as the capital city.
  13. 1814 Monday: The Battle of Lundy’s Lane, one of the bloodiest battles of the War of 1812, took place in present-day Niagara Falls, Ontario, with no clear winner.
  14. 1822 Thursday: General Agustin de Iturbide is crowned Emperor Agustin I, the first emperor of Mexico.
  15. 1850 Thursday: Gold is discovered in the Rogue River in the Oregon Territory.   
  16. 1854 Tuesday: Walter Hunt patents the paper collar.
  17. 1861 Thursday: A skirmish between Confederate and Union troops occurs at Ft. Fillmore in the New Mexico Territory.  Meanwhile, in Washington, D.C., the Crittenden Resolution passes, which declares the Civil War to be fought to preserve the Union, NOT to alter slavery in the United States?
  18. 1866 Wednesday: Ulysses S. Grant was named General of the Army of the United States, the first officer to hold the rank.
  19. 1868 Saturday: The U.S. Congress passes an act that creates the Wyoming Territory.
  20. 1871 Tuesday: Seth Wheeler patented perforated wrapping paper.
  21. 1881 Monday: The 34th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Nathan Clifford, Democrat, died in Cornish, Maine, on this date.  President James Buchannan nominated Clifford to fill the seat of Benjamin Curtis.  Clifford served from January 12, 1858, to July 25, 1881.  He also served the nation as its 19th U.S. attorney general.  In this role, he served under President James K. Polk from October 17, 1846, to March 17, 1848.
  22. 1898 Monday: The United States invaded Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War.
  23. 1907 Thursday: Korea becomes a protectorate of Japan on this date.
  24. 1909 Sunday: French aviator Louis Bleriot became the first person to fly an airplane across the English Channel, traveling from Calais to Dover in 37 minutes.
  25. 1914 Saturday: The German Social Democratic Party declares that “NO German blood is to be shed to aid the Austrian tyrant” as the opening days of World War I commence.
  26. 1924 Friday: Greece announces the deportation of 50,000 Armenians.
  27. 1928 Wednesday: The 30th U.S. Interior Secretary Roy Owen West began serving the American people on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from today until March 04, 1929.
  28. 1934 Wednesday: Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dolfuss was assassinated by pro-Nazi Austrians in a failed coup attempt.
  29. 1939 Tuesday: W2XBS TV in New York City presented the first musical comedy seen on TV.  The show was “Topsy and Eva.”
  30. 1940 Thursday: As the wars in Europe and in China continue to grow, Washington, D.C., outlaws the export of military supplies and raw materials other than to regional countries and Great Britain so as not to allow them to fall into the hands of Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, Imperial Japan, and their lesser allies.  Meanwhile, in the European Theater, Luftwaffe and Kriegsmarine forces are carrying out air and naval attacks on British shipping in the English Channel.
  31. 1941 Friday: The U.S. government froze all of Japan’s assets.  Elsewhere, Italian waterborne commandoes and minisubs carry out attacks on Malta’s main harbor.  They seek to destroy British warships and cargo vessels.  The attack does not cause any major damage.  Meanwhile, in La Linea, Spain, future guitarist/vocalist with the Scottish rock band, Nazareth- Manny Charlton- is born.  He would perform with the band from 1968 to 1990.
  32. 1942 Saturday: During World War II, Axis troops continue subduing the Russian city of Rostov.   German and Romanian troops finally batter their way into the heart of the old city thus cutting off Russian retreat.  It will also allow the Axis forces to isolate the Crimea and all Red Army and naval forces there.
  33. 1943 Sunday: Benito Mussolini was dismissed as premier of Italy by King Victor Emmanuel III and later rescued by the Nazis and re-asserted his authority.  Meanwhile, the first U.S. warship named for a black American, the USS Leonard Roy Harmon, is launched.  
  34. 1944 Tuesday: During World War II, U.S. friendly fire kills 136 and wounds 621 G.I.’s at the French town of St. Lo.  Meanwhile, in the Pacific, U.S. troops begin the occupation of Guam from the Japanese; however, the defenders launch a spirited banzai attack against them.  Finally, the first attacks by jet airplanes in combat, the Messerschmitt 262 takes place in the skies over Europe.
  35. 1946 Thursday: The United States detonated an atomic bomb near Bikini Atoll in the Pacific in the first underwater test of the device.  Elsewhere, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis stage their first show as a team at Club 500 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  Finally, future percussionist with Santana[i], 1969-1977 / 1987-89–Jose “Chepito” Areas—is born in León, Nicaragua on this date. 
  36. 1950 Tuesday: Future bassist with the British hard rock band, Uriah Heep[ii], 1971-72—Mike Clarke—is born in Liverpool, England, on this date.
  37. 1952 Friday: Puerto Rico became a self-governing commonwealth of the United States.
  38. 1953 Saturday: In Washington, D.C. the 47th U.S. Secretary of State Cordell Hull died.  A Democrat, he served under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt from March 04, 1933, to November 30, 1944.
  39. 1956 Wednesday: The Italian liner Andrea Doria collided with the Swedish passenger ship, Stockholm, off the New England coast late at night and began sinking; at least 51 people lost their lives in the mishap.
  40. 1960 Monday: The Republican National Convention nominates Vice President Richard M. Nixon as its presidential candidate.  Elsewhere, a Woolworth’s store in Greensboro, North Carolina, which had been the scene of a sit-in protest against its whites-only lunch counter dropped its segregation policy.
  41. 1961 Tuesday: In a televised address on the Berlin Crisis, President John F. Kennedy announced a series of steps aimed at bolstering the military in the face of Soviet demands that Western powers withdraw from the German city’s western sector.  
  42. 1962 Wednesday: The U.S. House of Representatives passes a bill requiring equal pay for equal work, regardless of sex—what the hell has happened since that time?   Does NO one observe this law or was it tossed on the dung heap of political history?  Democrats screeching and sobbing over ‘equal pay for equal work’ and yet women continue making less and men continue making more.  Wow.
  43. 1963 Thursday: The United States, the Soviet Union, and Britain initialed a treaty in Moscow prohibiting the testing of nuclear weapons in the atmosphere, in space or underwater.  The three nations officially signed the treaty on August 05, 1963.  
  44. 1965 Sunday: Folk-rock begins as Bob Dylan[iii] electrifies his instruments at the Newport Folk Festival.  While we hate to say it, hardliners are shocked and protest—he is booed off the stage!
  45. 1966 Monday: Eric Clapton[iv] begins recording guitar tracks for George Harrison’s[v] “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”; the song would appear on the 1969 “White Album.” 
  46. 1969 Friday: A week after the accident at Chappaquiddick that claimed the life of Democrat campaign worker, Mary Jo Kopechne, Senator Theodore “Teddy” Kennedy[vi] pleads guilty to leaving the scene of an accident.
  47. 1972 Tuesday: The notorious Tuskegee syphilis experiment came to light as The Associated Press reported that for the previous four decades, the U.S. Public Health Service, in conjunction with the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, had been allowing poor, rural black male patients with syphilis to go without treatment, even allowing them to die, as a way of studying the disease.
  48. 1978 Tuesday: Louise Joy Brown, the first test tube baby, was born in Oldham, England.  She had been conceived through in-vitro fertilization.
  49. 1984 Wednesday: Cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes the first woman to walk in space.
  50. 1985 Thursday: Following a coup, the African nation of Uganda suspends its constitution.  Meanwhile, a spokeswoman for Rock Hudson confirmed the actor, hospitalized in Paris, was suffering from HIV-AIDS.  He died in October 1985.
  51. 1987 Saturday: The Salt Lake City Trappers set a professional baseball record as the team won its 29th game in a row.
  52. 1994 Monday: Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Jordan’s King Hussein signed a declaration at the White House ending their countries’ 46-year formal state of war.
  53. 1997 Friday: Ric Danko of the Band[vii] receives a suspended sentence from Japanese authorities for drug smuggling.
  54. 1998 Saturday: The USS Harry S. Truman received its commission and went into service for the United States Navy.
  55. 2000 Tuesday: A Concorde jet crashes outside Paris claiming the lives of 109 passengers and crew and another four on the ground.  Meanwhile, the British rock band, UFO, releases the amazing album, “Covenant.” 
  56. 2002 Thursday: Zacarias Moussaoui declared he was guilty of conspiracy in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the dramatically withdrew his plea at his arraignment in Alexandria, Va.  Just take the POS out behind the courthouse and put a bullet in his skull- screw all the niceties.
  57. 2003 Friday: In Los Angeles, California, Erik Braun, 52 years-old, the original guitarist of the L.A. psychedelic rock band Iron Butterfly[viii], dropped dead from a heart attack.
  58. 2004 Sunday: Violence continues across Iraq as the war to liberate the people from the tyranny of Saddam Hussein has turned the country into a violent morass.  There is hardly one place north, south, east, or west in the country that is not seeing violence that President George W. Bush set in motion a year earlier by invading the horrible country.
  59. 2005 Monday: Pain and suffering continue in Iraq as a suicide bombing on a police checkpoint in central Baghdad kills at seven poor souls and wounds countless others.  Again, what the hell is wrong with these people?  Elsewhere, a mystery epidemic in western China has killed at least 17 people.  The government says it’s neither the bird flu nor SARS.
  60. 2006 Tuesday: The U.S. Senate passed the Interstate Abortion Bill.  Under this law, nonparents transporting a minor across state lines to get an abortion would face prosecution under the law and federal prison time.   Meanwhile, in the ongoing battles between Hezbollah vermin and Israeli Defense Forces, the Israeli military decides to destroy 10 multistory buildings in downtown Beirut.  Time to teach the jihadists a serious lesson…
  61. 2007 Wednesday: Democrats continue persecuting the George W. Bush administration what with the House Judiciary Committee votes 22-17 to approve a report citing White House Chief of Staff Joshua Bolten and former White House counsel Harriet Miers for failing to comply with subpoenas demanding answers as to why the Bush administration fired U.S. attorneys.  (Probably because they were spying for the Democrats).
  62. 2008 Friday: Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-OH 10th CD, goes before the House Judiciary Committee to present the articles of impeachment for President George W. Bush.  Why are you doing it, Rep. Kucinich, the man is going to be gone in six months?
  63. 2009 Saturday: As wildfires spread across France, Spain, Sardinia, and Greece, dozens die and numerous others suffer injuries.  Meanwhile, following yet another corrupt election in the terrorist country of Iran, worldwide protests broke out in 80 cities around the world as pro-democracy protesters joined Iranians living abroad. 
  64. 2010 Sunday:  U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner declares his interest in allowing the set of tax cuts in the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 to expire at the end of 2010.  The Obama administration wants to strip high earners of their tax cuts but want to keep them for middle- and lower-income Americans. 
  65. 2011 Monday:  Former Cuban President Fidel Castro makes his first appearance outside of Havana since leaving office in 2006, visiting a mausoleum in Artemisia.   Elsewhere, as the Arab Spring continues growing in intensity, the Syrian government announces that it will permit the formation of political parties.  Wow.  Meanwhile, President Barack Hussein Obama cancels all political fundraisers so he can concentrate on the looming debt ceiling crisis.   He goes on national TV to give a prime-time address to the American people warning of the ‘incalculable damage’ the nation faces if he can’t get the debt ceiling raised.
  66. 2012 Wednesday: Ivica Dacic is officially sworn in as prime minister of Serbia.  Elsewhere in Syria, Syrian government forces commence rocket and artillery barrages in the Damascus suburb of Al-Tall, currently held by rebel thugs.  Meanwhile, today is a GREAT DAY for North Korea’s Kim Jong Un- his wedding day.  North Korean state media celebrates his marriage to the extremely lucky lady, Ri Sol-ju.  Live long and prosper.
  67. 2013 Thursday: Amid an increasing industrial slowdown, China institutes business tax breaks and export liberalization to boost its economic growth.  Elsewhere, the United Nations reports that more than 100,000 people have been killed in the Syrian civil war, one that refuses to die no matter how many world leaders condemn it. 
  68. 2014 Friday:  Dutch and Australian police are headed to eastern Ukraine in the continuing search for bodies and evidence in the missile strike of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17; separatists have been accused of tampering with evidence and hindering investigations.  Elsewhere, as Hamas and Israel continue trading blows, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry proposes a ceasefire.  The Israelis wave it off while Hamas says nothing.  Such is the world’s respect for this bumbling doofus.
  69. 2015 Saturday: According to Brainy History, two animal rights activists are placed under house arrest, awaiting trial for acts of terrorism against the fur industry; in 2013, Joseph Buddenberg and Nicole Kissane released minks from mink farms and vandalized fur businesses across the U.S.  Meanwhile, a swimming pool in northern Iraq goes from a scene of tranquility to a scene of horror when two suicide bombers detonate their explosives.  At least 12 people are killed, and God knows how many more are wounded.
  70. 2016 Monday: Verizon buys Yahoo for a whopping price of $4.83 billion.  Elsewhere, the Saudis are growing increasingly angrier as attacks by devious Houthi rebels have killed five Saudi border guards along the border with Yemen.  Time to go in there and eradicate the Iranian scumbags trashing the poorest Arab country.  Meanwhile, a mass shooting occurs at the Fort Myers, Florida, nightclub Club Blu what with two dead and another 15-17 wounded, mostly 17-years-old and younger.
  71. 2017 Tuesday: Following Palestinian unrest and turmoil, Israel announces it will remove metal detectors from the Temple Mount, bowing to angry Muslim pressure.  Israel only had them there to protect its citizens from terrorist attacks.  Elsewhere, the U.S. agrees to open debate on repealing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act- aka, Obamacare- but they won’t.  It’s all for show.
  72. 2018 Wednesday: Following the death of a 10-year-old girl, Somalia’s new attorney-general announces that he is going to prosecute the sick sons of bitches that botched the job.  Meanwhile, near and around Sweida, ISIS launches a string of suicide bombings that claim the lives of more than 200 people and injure countless others.  In other news, the U.S. and the European Union agree to end the ongoing trade war over President Donald J. Trump’s demands that the Europeans open their markets up to U.S.-made cars.
  73. 2019 Thursday: Off the coast of Libya, a migrant boat carrying 250 refugees capsizes, claiming the lives of at least 100 people and possibly more making it one of the worst disasters regarding migrants this year.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Justice under Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr announces the federal government will commence carrying out death sentences with five scheduled to go.  Elsewhere, the North Koreans test fire two missiles that land into the Sea of Japan that causes the Japanese government to issue a warning to Pyongyang.
  74. 2020 Saturday: Fiery blues guitarist and founding member of the British band, Fleetwood Mac[ix]– Peter Green- died today at his home in Canvey Island, United Kingdom, in his sleep.  He was 73 years old.  He began his musical career playing in John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers and then helped found Fleetwood Mac in 1968 and left in 1969 due to his becoming increasingly schizophrenic.   Elsewhere, actors John Saxon died at age 83 while Regis Philbin died at age 88.
  75. 2020 Saturday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus, aka the Xi Jinping Bat Flu, aka the Chinese Flu, the Kung Flu, you know, the Chinese “gift” that won’t stop giving, statistics for today: 15,909,757 confirmed cases, UP 244,457, 641,889 confirmed deaths, UP 3,270, and 9,164,700 confirmed recoveries, UP 182,680.  In the United States, here are today’s numbers: 4,250,380 confirmed cases, UP 64,051 new cases, 148,593 confirmed deaths, UP 943, and 1,277,437 confirmed recoveries, UP 21,030. 
  76. 2020 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states where 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: 445,400 confirmed cases, 8,337 confirmed deaths, but thanks to Gov. Gavin Newsom being little more than a festering POS, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  In Hawaii, here are the stats: 1,620 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,167 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the too-far-left-to-save-state-of-Washington, here are the stats: 51,849 confirmed cases, 1,495 confirmed deaths, and like California’s worthless governor, Gov. Jay Inslee won’t list the number of confirmed recoveries.  Let’s look at the numbers of another state we haven’t looked at lately, Illinois, the “Land of Lincoln,” one of the worst states for out-of-control liberal politics.  The number of cases in the state is 169,883 while the number of deaths is 7,560.  No mention of the number of confirmed recoveries.  Such a shame.
  77. 2021 Sunday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 194,835,316 confirmed cases, +425,282, 4,175,129 confirmed deaths, +6,678 and 176,779,229 confirmed recoveries, +309,262.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,196,465 confirmed cases, UP 15,204 from yesterday’s reporting, 626,762 confirmed deaths, UP 49, [x] and 29,511,909 confirmed recoveries, UP 33,736.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [xi]  
  78. 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 308,320 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 95,758 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  79. 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: 3,906,624 confirmed cases, 64,235 confirmed deaths, and 2,088,946 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,525,342 confirmed cases, 38,670 confirmed deaths, and 2,277,524 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 40,659 confirmed cases, 527 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 467,727 confirmed cases, 6,125 confirmed deaths, and 229,697 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Michigan: they have 1,006,360 confirmed cases, 21,146 confirmed deaths, and 871,402 confirmed recoveries.[xii]   
  80. 2021 Sunday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 860,652 confirmed cases, 6,460 confirmed deaths, and 842,992 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  South Sudan, 159th country on the list: 10,917 cases of the virus, 117 confirmed deaths and 10,514 confirmed recoveries.[xiii]     
  81. 2021 Sunday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,823.55, UP 238.20 points (+0.68%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,836.99, UP 152.39 points (+1.04%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,411.79, UP 44.31 points (+1.01%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.17 per barrel, +0.10 (+0.42%).  The price of GOLD is $1,802.10 per troy oz., +0.30 (+0.02%) while the price of SILVER is $25.24 per troy ounce, +0.01 (+0.03%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,059.10 per troy oz, -2.30 (-0.22%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, +0.05 (+1.25%). [xiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,672.34 per troy oz, -45.56 (-1.68%). [xv] The price of RHODIUM is $18,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $720,000.00 per ton, -5,000.00 (-0.69%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,507.25 per ton, +41.25 (+1.67%). [xvi]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000026.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.48 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.85 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.07.     In Emirati Dirham, one greenback equals 3.67 and in Estonian Kroon, a buck equals 13.95 and in Ethiopian Birr, one dollar equals 44.16 of theirs.[xvii]       
  82. 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 $4.328 per gallon, $2.969 in Florida, $4.077 in Hawaii, and $3.837 in Washington state.[xviii]    Let’s look at one other location- Georgia: $2.968.  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- Dominican Republic: $4.501 per U.S. Gallon. [xix] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,565,021,806,001 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS. [xx]  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 Thailand, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Germany with $75 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.
  83. 2021 Sunday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 124 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border crisis and Day No. 30 since her one and only visit to the border.  One America News compiles a running tally of the crisis down there, a tally we gladly share with our readers who don’t watch the network.  First, here is the cost this day of caring for the tidal wave of illegal aliens: $721,816,512.  Next, here is the cost this year of caring for all the noncitizens in the country: $225,379,401,728.  Third, here is the number of illegals estimated to have crossed the country just this year: 2,309,958.  Finally, here is the CONSERVATIVE estimate for the number of illegals currently residing in the country: 36,309,960.  We say this every day that when the AICPENDBLOG.COM began tapping out blogposts back in the spring of 2009, we estimated the numbers then at between 35-50 million illegals and everyone jeered at our estimates.  Thus, we did the digging and now, we believe the numbers to be closer to 75-100 million, an unsustainable number if ever one existed.  It is what it is, we guess.
  84. 2022 Monday: As the Voice of Occupied Los Angeles, California, a place overrun with illegal aliens, gangbangers, corrupt politicians, and liberal losers, let me ask a pertinent question: could Joe Biden’s feebleness be the result of long-term syphilis?  Everyone knows that back in the day, not only did Senator Teddy Kennedy- aka, the “Lion of the Senate”- but so did good buddies, Senators Chris Dodd of Connecticut and Joe Biden.  Leave it to some losers like Dr. Jill to push her mentally disabled husband into a position of power that he cannot hope to ever have a grip on.  Dr. Jill should be in prison and her husband in the loony bin for old gropers and hair-sniffers. 

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0902 a 12” x 16” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Bird Rock.”  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:

The next solo album by Beach Boys’ legend Brian Wilson- “Live at the Roxy”- came out on June 19, 2001, and features the famed composer, singer, and musician covering not only Beach Boys’ classics but also tunes from his solo works as well as covers of other admired musicians.  The American release contains 31 tunes while the UK releases features 35, all of which are phenomenal.  Wilson is accompanied by a stellar cast of musicians and the overall album is extremely enjoyable.  We hope you will seek this one out by visiting the artist’s website or by going to the time-honored vendors of fine music such as Amazon.com, Discogs, AllMusic, and/or eBay.  Seek him and his work out and enjoy- you will be glad you did.  (Note- we at the AICPENDBLOG.COM occasionally get our dates mixed up, this we have two albums that appear earlier than several of the previous offerings- it is what it is, please oblige us.  Thank you).

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[i] We began promoting the music of Santana on Tuesday, 28-August-2012 through Tuesday, 23-October-2012.  We hope you will seek the music of this famed man and his band out wherever you can find them.

[ii] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Uriah Heep but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Hawkwind.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

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

[iv] We should have promoted the music of Eric Clapton when we did the music of both Cream and the Yardbirds, but we failed to do so.  We hope to do it extremely soon so please remain vigilant for the day we do.  We thank you.

[v] We began promoting the music of both the Beatles and the band’s individual components on Friday, 04-November-2016 through Sunday, 11-June-2018.  Besides the Beatles, we also promoted the music of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and George Harrison as well as the Traveling Wilburys.    The “White Album” appeared on Thursday, 24-November-2016.  Please seek out this massive offering by visiting the blog posts between those dates. You will be glad you did.

[vi] The so-called “Lion of the Senate,” Teddy Kennedy, a Democrat, was little more than a sexual deviate and a murderer.

[vii] We hope to promote the music of both the Band and its members sometime in the next 10-15 years.  The presentation would include the solo catalogs of Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, and Richard Manuel.

[viii] We promoted the music of Iron Butterfly beginning on Saturday, 27-July-2013 through Thursday, 08-August-2013.  We hope you will seek them out and consider adding them to your ever-growing collection of rock music.  Nothing one finds today compares with the classic rock of old.  Throw out your Maroon 5 albums and go with the crème de la crème of the 1960s and 1970s.

[ix] We first began offering the music of Fleetwood Mac on Monday, 03-January-2011 through Thursday, 27-January-2011.  At the time however, we overlooked presenting the music of the group’s individual members- Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green, Danny Kirwan, Jeremy Spencer, Bob Welch, Lindsay Buckingham, and Stevie Nicks.  We hope to do that at some point in the near future.  Please seek their music out by checking posts on those corresponding dates.  We thank you.

[x] 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)

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

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

[xiii] 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)

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

[xv] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

166. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2022

2012 Friday: President Barack Obama announces that the Federal government will stop deporting some illegal immigrants. Obama would love for all of them to stay but the American people simply won’t permit it.

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166. TODAY IN HISTORY—WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2022:

President James K. Polk; U.S. Treasury John Connally; Soviet Leader Yuri Andropov; Boston featuring Jeff Neil, Harry Nilsson, Herb Alpert, and the Tijuana Brass featuring Tonni Kalash, Outlaws featuring Waylon Jennings, the Spencer Davis Group featuring Muff Winwood, and Uriah Heep featuring Bernie Shaw:

  1. 763 B.C.: Assyrian astronomers record a solar eclipse that they will later use to fix the chronology of Mesopotamian history. 
  2. 1215 Monday: England’s King John put his seal to the Magna Carta aka “the Great Charter” at Runnymede.
  3. 1219 Saturday: Forces led by King Valdemar II of Denmark defeated the Estonians in the Battle of Lyndanisse.
  4. 1389 Monday: At the Battle of Kosovo, the Turks defeat the combined Serbian-Bosnian armies.
  5. 1502 Sunday: Christopher Columbus lands on the island of Martinique on his fourth voyage to the New World.
  6. 1520 Tuesday: Pope Leo X threatens to excommunicate Martin Luther in a papal bull.
  7. 1607 Friday: Colonists in North America completed James Fort in Jamestown, VA.  
  8. 1626 Monday: King Charles I disbands the English Parliament.
  9. 1648 Monday: The first execution for the crime of witchcraft in the New World occurs in Boston, Massachusetts, as city leaders send Margaret Jones to the gallows.
  10. 1667 Tuesday: Jean-Baptiste Denys administered the first fully documented blood transfusion on this date when he successfully transfused the blood of a sheep to a 15-year-old boy.
  11. 1752 Thursday: Ben Franklin performs his kite-flying experiment.  He did this by flying a kite in a thunderstorm.  The result was a little spark that showed the relationship between lightning and electricity.
  12. 1775 Thursday: The Second Continental Congress voted unanimously to appoint George Washington head of the Continental Army.
  13. 1836 Wednesday: Arkansas became the 25th state of the union.
  14. 1844 Saturday: Charles Goodyear received a patent for a process that strengthens rubber.
  15. 1846 Monday: The United States and Britain settled a boundary dispute concerning the boundary between Canada and the U.S. by signing a treaty.
  16. 1849 Friday: James K. Polk-Democrat, the 11th president of the United States, died in Nashville, Tennessee from cholera at age 53.  As president, he served from March 04, 1845, to March 04, 1849, and during his time as president, won the Mexican American War of 1846-1848.  
  17. 1864 Wednesday: Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton signed an order establishing a military burial ground on Robert E. Lee’s plantation, which became Arlington National Cemetery.
  18. 1866 Friday: Prussia attacked Austria on this date setting in motion another round of European wars.
  19. 1877 Friday: Henry O. Flipper became the first African American to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
  20. 1887 Wednesday: The New York Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies by a score of 29-1.
  21. 1898 Wednesday: The U.S. Congress accepts the annexation of Hawaii.
  22. 1902 Sunday: The 20th Century Limited, an express passenger train between New York and Chicago, began service and in 1967, it made its final run in December of that year.
  23. 1904 Wednesday: More than 1,100 people died when fire erupted aboard the steamboat General Slocum in New York’s East River.
  24. 1909 Tuesday: Benjamin Shibe patented the cork-center baseball on this date.
  25. 1911 Thursday: The Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company underwent incorporation in the state of New York.  Later, the business would rename itself International Business Machines Corporation.
  26. 1914 Monday: In Stavropol Governate, Russian Empire, the future sixth leader of the Soviet Union and former KGB spymaster, Yuri Andropov—is born in Russia on this date.
  27. 1919 Sunday: Captain John Alcott and Lt. Arthur W. Brown won $50,000 for successfully completing the first, non-stop trans-Atlantic airplane flight.  
  28. 1924 Sunday: J. Edgar Hoover becomes the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  29. 1934 Friday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed an act making the National Guard part of the U.S. Army in the event of war or national emergency.
  30. 1937 Tuesday: Future hard-rocking Country artist, Waylon Jennings[i], is born in Littlefield, Texas, on this date as is future trumpeter with Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass[ii], Tonni Kalash, who is born in San Francisco, California.
  31. 1938 Wednesday: Johnny Vander Meer pitched his second consecutive no-hitter, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-0 victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers in the first night game at Ebbets Field, four days after leaving the Boston Bees hitless by a score of 3-0.
  32. 1940 Saturday: France surrenders to Nazi Germany while the Soviet Union occupies the Baltic country of Lithuania.
  33. 1941 Sunday: Famed vocalist in the world of rock music, Harry Nilsson[iii], is born in Brooklyn, New York, on this date.
  34. 1943 Tuesday: Muff Winwood, brother of Steve and future bassist with the Spencer Davis Group[iv], is born in Erdington, Birmingham, England on this date.
  35. 1944 Thursday: U.S. forces began their successful invasion of Saipan during World War II, B-29 Superfortresses carried out their first raids on Japan.
  36. 1955 Wednesday: For “mutual defense purposes,” the United States and Great Britain signed a cooperation agreement concerning atomic information.
  37. 1956 Friday: Future vocalist with the British hard rock band, Uriah Heep[v], 1986-present—Bernie Shaw—is born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
  38. 1960 Wednesday: Argentina files a complaint with the United Nations over Israel’s capture and subsequent illicit transport out of the country to its home territory of Nazi Adolf Eichmann.
  39. 1962 Friday: Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), after a five-day convention in Michigan, issued the Port Huron Statement.
  40. 1969 Sunday: Future touring drummer with the rock band, Boston[vi] (2002 to the present)—Jeff Neil—is born on this date.  Elsewhere, the variety show, “Hee-Haw,” a fast-paced mixture of country music and comedy skits debuted on CBS-TV.
  41. 1970 Monday: Charles Manson goes on trial for the Tate-LaBianca murders.
  42. 1978 Thursday: King Hussein of Jordan married 26-year-old American Lisa Halaby, who became Queen Noor.
  43. 1982 Tuesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rules that ALL children, regardless of citizenship, are entitled to a FREE public education.
  44. 1983 Wednesday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) strikes down laws restricting abortion.
  45. 1984 Friday:  Thomas “Hit Man” Hearns scores a TKO over Roberto Duran.
  46. 1985 Saturday: At the 1:42 minute mark of Round 8 in a scheduled 12-round WBC championship title fight, Pinklon Thomas lands a knockout on Michael “Hercules” Weaver.   Thomas retained the belt and put his professional record to 26-0-1 while that of Weaver went to 27-11-1.
  47. 1987 Monday: Michael Spinks scores a knockout over the “Great White Hope” Gerry Cooney in the 5th round of their heavyweight title fight.
  48. 1992 Monday: Vice President Dan Quayle, relying on a faulty flash card, erroneously instructed Trenton, N.J., sixth-grade student William Figueroa to spell ‘potato’ with an ‘e’ on the end of the word, during a spelling bee.
  49. 1993 Tuesday: Former Texas governor John Connally, who was in the car with assassinated President John F. Kennedy and who suffered grievous wounds in the gunfire, died in Houston at age 76.  He also served his nation as its 61st U.S. Treasury secretary.  A Democrat, he served under President Richard M. Nixon from February 11, 1971, to June 12, 1972.
  50. 1994 Wednesday: Ruth Bader Ginsburg takes the oath of office as a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.  Elsewhere, Israel and the Vatican established full diplomatic relations.  Finally, Buena Vista Pictures releases the Walt Disney animated feature, “The Lion King” on this date.
  51. 2003 Sunday: With a deadline passed for Iraqis to hand in heavy weapons, U.S. forces fanned out across Iraq to seize arms and put down potential foes.  Meanwhile, elsewhere in the world, the San Antonio Spurs won the NBA Championship, defeating the New Jersey Nets 88-77 in Game 6.  
  52. 2004 Tuesday: In the NBA Finals, the Detroit Pistons beat the Los Angeles Lakers 4 games to 1.  Meanwhile, the Southern Baptist Convention quit a global federation of Baptist denominations during a meeting in Indianapolis as SBC leaders denounced the Baptist World Alliance and other groups for accepting liberal theology.
  53. 2009 Monday: General Stanley McChrystal took charge of nearly 90,000 U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan.  Meanwhile, President Barack Obama, pushing health care reform before the annual meeting of the American Medical Association in Chicago, bluntly told the doctors he was against their highest legislative priority: limiting malpractice awards.  The president returned to the White House, where he met with Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi.
  54. 2011 Wednesday: In Greece, police fired tear gas at angry protesters, outraged over cuts their government agreed to make in conjunction with the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.
  55. 2012 Friday: President Barack Obama announces that the Federal government will stop deporting some illegal immigrants.  Obama would love for all of them to stay but the American people simply won’t permit it.
  56. 2013 Saturday: Wild celebrations broke out in Tehran and other cities as reformist-backed Hassan Rouhani capped a stunning surge to claim Iran’s presidency.
  57. 2014 Sunday: In the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs beat the Miami Heat 4 games to 1.  Elsewhere, as the ISIS juggernaut grinds closer and closer to Baghdad, Iraq, the U.S. begins evacuating its embassy staff from the struggling city.  And President Barack Hussein Obama called the terrorist group, ‘the B-Team.’
  58. 2015 Monday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Final, the Chicago Blackhawks win their sixth cup by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0, taking the series 4 games to 2.  Congratulations, Hawks!  Elsewhere, South Korea continues battling its recent MERS outbreak what with another death for a total of 16 and at least 150 cases of the mysterious virus that just so happened to be a betacoronavirus that possibly emanated out of neighboring communist China.
  59. 2016 Wednesday: Young adult novelist Lois Duncan, author of “I Know What You Did Last Summer” dies at age 82.  Meanwhile, as Russian aggression intensifies in Ukraine, ministers from the European Union announce an increase in aid for the beleaguered Ukrainians.  Of course, whether the Europeans will deliver them offensive weapons or just meals-ready-to-eat remains to be seen. Elsewhere, crackpot Senator Chris Murphy, DS-CT, launches a filibuster on the floor of the U.S. Senate in an effort to ramrod comprehensive gun control through in the wake of the massacre at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida.  (Note- Senator Murphy, since the shooter was a radical jihadist who committed his life to ISIS, wouldn’t it make more sense to filibuster so NO more flipping Muslims enter the frigging country?  Dumbass liberals).
  60. 2017 Thursday: In the still free bastion of democracy of Hong Kong, a new record price is set for a parking lot: $664,000.  That’s capitalism for you!  Elsewhere, in the Congressional Baseball Game at Washington Nationals baseball park, the Democrats deliver the Republicans a pounding in the charity game, winning by a final score of 11-2.  However, since Rep. Steve Scalise, R-LA, was shot by a Bernie Sanders’ whacked out supporter, the victorious Democrats in a show of sympathy lend the trophy to the GOP until the Louisiana Republican makes a full recovery.
  61. 2018 Friday: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort underwent jailing to await two criminal trials; a federal judge revoked his house arrest over phony allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s phony investigation into purported “Trump-Russia collusion,” something the special counsel failed to find or to prove beyond a reasonable doubt.  Sadly, Manafort received seven years in prison on federal charges.  The poor man is a political prisoner, punished by the Democrats because he helped Donald Trump win the presidency.
  62. 2019 Saturday: The sports memorabilia world lights its hair on fire as a baseball jersey belonging to the world’s greatest Babe Ruth brings in a record $5.64 million at auction in New York City.  Stunning!  Elsewhere, Chi-Com stooge Carrie Lam- chief executive of Hong Kong- announces the suspension of the new extradition law that would send FREE Hong Kongens to mainland China for trial.  The protests have ground Beijing’s rule of the former British crown colony into the dust.  (Note- several months later, the Xi Jinping Bat Flu would arrive that would help Xi Jinping kill two birds with one stone- Hong Kong freedom fighters and U.S. President Donald J. Trump.  F**king diabolical).
  63. 2020 Monday: Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone warlord RAZ changed the name of the new utopic socialized crap hole from CHAZ to CHOP: Capitol Hill Organized Protest.  There, people tremble in fear that they might be beaten and/or evicted at any time while Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkin, CPUSA-WA, pays it little mind and Gov. Jay Inslee- a loser if one ever existed- acts as though he knows nothing about it, a la Sergeant Schultz.   Meanwhile, President Donald J. Trump and Attorney-General William “Bill” Barr make it known that the pending ‘tell-all’ book by John “Perpetual War” Bolton in which, he attacks his former boss, the current president, has not gone through the normal processes and could be in violation of long-standing federal policy.  Elsewhere, the U.S. Supreme Court upholds civil rights for homosexuals.  It is what it is.  Finally, President Trump informed the world that he is moving ahead with his planned Oklahoma City rally this upcoming Saturday, June 20, 2020.  The left is wailing, gnashing its teeth but the commander-in-chief is correct when he says, ‘all the fears of the Chinese bat flu went out the window when people were out in the streets rioting over the death of George Floyd but oh, no, Trump can’t hold any rallies because we must not take the chance of getting the Wuhan Virus.  Oh, please.  Here is the deal: 800,000 people have sought tickets to the 20,000-seat arena.  Period.  Joe Biden cannot match that.  
  64. 2020 Monday A: Speaking of the Chinese Bat Virus, the one comrade Xi dispatched to the rest of the world, here are today’s stats, world first: 7,965,453 confirmed cases, 434,432 confirmed deaths, and 3,809,566 confirmed recoveries.   Next, here are the stats for the United States: 2,148,380 confirmed cases, 117,700 confirmed deaths, and 662,226 confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day has chef-authors- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are today’s stats, Golden State first: 151,452 confirmed cases, 5,089 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, in the Aloha State, here are the numbers: 728 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 629 confirmed recoveries.  Finally in the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 26,067 confirmed cases, 1,220 confirmed deaths, and like California, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.
  65. 2021 Tuesday: COVID-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole: 177,389,937 confirmed cases, +362,657, 3,837,479  confirmed deaths, +8,678 and 161,820,429 confirmed recoveries, +630,101.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 34,351,205 confirmed cases, UP 11,726 from yesterday’s reporting, 615,701 confirmed deaths, UP 469,[vii] and 28,577,493 confirmed recoveries, UP 144,993.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]  
  66. 2021 Tuesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 297,795 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 161,854 deaths  
  67. 2021 Tuesday 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: 3,804,748 confirmed cases, 63,203 confirmed deaths, and 2,065,912 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,351,726 confirmed cases, 37,393 confirmed deaths, and 2,124,674 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 37,067 confirmed cases, 506 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 447,658 confirmed cases, 5,840 confirmed deaths (DOWN), and 220,096 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Arkansas: they have 344,067 confirmed cases, 5,863 confirmed deaths, and 336,107 confirmed recoveries. [ix]   
  68. 2021 Tuesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,690 confirmed cases, 6,430 confirmed deaths, and 833,029 confirmed recoveries (SAME NUMBERS).   Let’s look at one other country-  Angola, 117th country on the list: 36,921 cases of the virus, 842 confirmed deaths and 30,775 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  69. 2021 Tuesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,299.33, DOWN 94.42 points (-0.27%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,072.86, DOWN 101.29 points (-0.71%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,246.59, DOWN -8.56 points (-0.20%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.65 per barrel, +0.52 (+0.73%).  The price of GOLD is $1,856.90 per troy oz., +0.70 (+0.04%) while the price of SILVER is $27.77 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.22%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,153.90 per troy oz, +5.30 (+0.46%) while the price of COPPER is $4.35 per pound, +0.02 (+0.50%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,767.93 per troy oz, +5.30 (+0.19%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $22,800.00 per troy oz., +500.00 (+2.24%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $602,500.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (-0.00%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.40 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.03.     In Lesotho Loti, one greenback equals 13.76 and in Liberian Dollar, a buck equals 107.60 and in Libyan Dinar, one dollar equals 4.46 of theirs.[xiv]        
  70. 2021 Tuesday 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 $4.226 per gallon, $2.966 in Florida, $3.972 in Hawaii, and $3.621 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Michigan: $3.162.  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- Zambia: $3.673 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,410,267,967,104 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have been given public lashings.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Cayman Islands, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is India with $216 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for position).[xviii]
  71. 2021 Tuesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, by our count, today is Day No. 84 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka Willie Brown’s ‘sofa,’ to be in charge of the border and to continue being a no-show.  How is it this woman still maintains this ‘job’ much less continues to serve as the faux vice president of the United States.  Hurry up with the election audits so we can boot this woman who schlepped her way to the top along with her boss out of office.  Enough is enough.  Speaking of “Kooky Kamala,” Democrats and Republicans alike are blasting her for taking selfies at a South Carolina vaccination center when she should be down at the border halting the tidal wave of illegal aliens from the Third World.
  72. 2021 Tuesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Meanwhile, One America News releases the latest updates as to ILLEGAL ALIENS DATA.  First, the cost of caring for all these Untermensch as of today is $533,130,528.  Second, the cost so far this year of handling the illegal alien tsunami for 2021 is $181,355,085,824.  Third, the number of illegal aliens who have crossed the border this year is 1,858,744 while fourth, the total number of illegal aliens estimated to be in the U.S. is 35,858,744.  Since the inception of our original blog site back in 2009, we have speculated that the number of illegals back then was anywhere between 35-to-50 million.  Now, we believe the number is closer to 75-to-100 million.  Let’s begin rounding them up, inserting microchips next to their hearts, and then booting them out of the country as quickly as possible.  We need Donald Trump to come back NOW.
  73. 2021 Tuesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– In advance of the ‘Joe Biden’-Vladimir Putin summit tomorrow, Joe Biden says that he is going to ‘warn’ Putin in a conversation that could last up to five hours (which is bull crap- no way Joe can do it.  However, we expect that once in the room with their interpreters, Putin actually will be discussing issues with Joe Biden’s earpiece which most likely contains the voice of former regime leader Barack Hussein Obama).   Ahead of their summit, Putin says that Joe has much for which to answer when it comes as to WHY more than 450 people are languishing in D.C. lockups for their part in January 06, 2021, and WHY Ashli Babbitt was shot dead by a police officer.  In essence, what Putin is saying, is ‘look in the mirror at yourselves before you begin pointing the finger at us.’  (Note- we expect some issue will arise that will cancel the Obama-Putin Summit so Joe does not embarrass himself and our country.
  74. 2021 Tuesday I: Foreign News / Overseas News II–  News arose today that suggests that Vladimir Putin will soon be annexing Belarus to the new Russian empire just as they continue applying pressure upon the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania and continue their war of aggression against Ukraine.  Meanwhile, patriotic Israelis stage a massive march through East Jerusalem as the new liberal government sends out legions of police to keep the ‘radicals’ in line.  These people are NOT radicals and Jerusalem- ALL OF IT- belongs to the Israeli people because God gave them the land more than 3,00 years ago in a covenant between Yahweh and His Chosen People.  March every day!  Regarding Israel, the Israeli Air Force had to strike some targets in Gaza after the criminal Palestinians launched a barrage of incendiary balloons across the border into Israel.  The Israeli fire authorities report the bottom-feeding rabble in Gaza ignited at least 20 fires.  Light ‘em up, Israel, light ‘em up.
  75. 2021 Tuesday J: Foreign News / Overseas News III-Elsewhere, the Chi-Coms sent 28 warplanes- including nuclear-capable bombers and fighters- into Taiwanese airspace in the largest show of force to date.  We hope Taiwan continues beefing up its defenses because in the coming war between the forces of the modern-day Chi-Com Nazis and the freedom-loving people of Free China- Taiwan- there is but one place to stand: on the side of free people.  We should have nuked the Chi-Coms back in 1950.  (Note- communist China expert Gordon Chang says Beijing’s military exercises are no ‘coincidence’).  Finally, Israeli ex-Prime Minister Ehud Olmert says that ‘ignorant’ Ilhan Omar is ‘not worthy’ to be in Congress.
  76. 2021 Tuesday K: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– New evidence continues to arise that shows what most Americans already know: COVID-19 was already in the U.S. by Christmas 2019.  (Note- the Chi-Coms and their Democratic Party stooges took care of one another’s problems: COVID-19 allowed the Chi-Coms to end the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong while the disease allowed the Democrats to get rid of President Donald J. Trump and to vilify his supporters by setting the FALSE FLAG OPERATION of January 06, 2021, into action.   In so doing, it permitted both to get rid of their enemies and to allow each one to cover for the other.  The capstone is that Vladimir Putin can now lambaste drooling Joe Biden for keeping the people locked up while hiding the identity of the cop who shot Ashli Babbitt.
  77. 2021 Tuesday L: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II-In other Chi-Vi-related news, former CDC Director Robert Redfield says that the ‘arrogance’ of the Chi-Com scientists may have led to the disaster of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu pandemic destabilizing the world.  Finally, thanks to Red State’s brave reporting, we continue learning the truth that the Xi Jinping Bat Flu pandemic was indeed cooked up like methamphetamine in the Wuhan Institute of Virology for use as a biowarfare weapons.  If their stats are correct, the reason the Chi-Coms’ numbers are so low is that they were prepared for it in advance.
  78. 2021 Tuesday M: Voting Integrity / Fraudulent And Stolen Election News– President Donald J. Trump continues ramping up pressure on the Keystone State to conduct an Arizona-style 2020 Election audit.
  79. 2021 Tuesday N: Political News I– GOP lawmakers seek to defund schools using the bogus and racist 1619 Project in its educational regimen.  Good.  In other news, Robert Bork Jr. says that ‘his father would be appalled that ‘Cho-Mo Joe’ Biden is president.  Of course when Biden was on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, he eviscerated Bork’s father who was up for a SCOTUS nomination.   Elsewhere, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo launches a new PAC with which to help worthy candidates in the fight to reclaim the U.S. House and Senate in 2022.  Moving on, it’s official: the GOP have introduced a bill to fire Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci for his mishandling of the COVID-19 crisis as well as his potential enrichment from his mistakes.
  80. 2021 Tuesday O: Business News– Wall Street ends DOWN over investor fears in anticipation of the coming report from the Federal Reserve.  In other business news, Southwest Airlines has had to cancel more than 1,000 flights due to technical issues but we think they were ‘hacked.’  Everyone else is so why not them?
  81. 2021 Tuesday P: Joe Biden Regime News I– U.S. Department of Homeland Security Director Alejandro Mayorkas returns from a trip to Mexico.  We suspect he went there to clean up the mess made by ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris who takes nothing seriously but laughs at everything like the yammering jackal she is.  In other news, ‘Joe Biden’s’ proposed budget is $6 trillion, which will drive the U.S. deficit to the moon.  The senile old fool’s handlers are going to drive taxes up on the American people.  This is insanity, it’s akin to King John crushing the people and Robin Hood fighting back on behalf of the people.  In other regime news, Joe Biden wants to spend $100 million ANNUALLY to combat domestic terrorism.
  82. 2021 Tuesday Q: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News– While conducting a turtle-nesting study in Florida, researchers come across $1.2 million worth of cocaine.   Next, the U.S. Department of Justice seeks to reinstate the death penalty against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.  Elsewhere, a judge rules that Harvey Weinstein can be sent to California to face a rape charge in the Golden State.
  83. 2021 Tuesday R: National Security News– Tucker Carlson reported tonight on his Fox News Channel show that government documents reveal that there were numerous FBI agents involved in the events of January 06, 2021, ‘unindicted co-conspirators’ who helped organize the protests that day and then participated in leading them into the Capitol Building.  We have said countless times that what happened on January 06, 2021, was the largest FALSE FLAG OPERATION carried out in the history of our country so as to bring down President Donald J. Trump, vilify his supporters, and then to place a Chi-Com-backed stooge into the White House.  This only reinforces what we believe and what we have been saying for months now.
  84. 2021 Tuesday S: Big Tech News– “Little Mark” Zuckerberg made one of the biggest (and stupidest) mistakes of his life when he tried to buy rights to Pink Floyd’s “Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 2” for an undisclosed massive amount of money.  Roger Waters, creative fire behind the British band and writer of most of its songs said, ‘there is no F***ing way I am going to allow a F***ing POS like Zuckerberg to use MY song so he can brainwash young people.’  A supporter of Julian Assange, Waters the song was as important back then as it is now especially since Facebook is rapidly becoming a Big Brother-like entity spying on people around the globe, sucking up their data, and then doing its damnedest to control their minds.  God bless you, Roger; it’s good to know patriots and freedom fighters still exist.  As for Zuck, well, he can go F*** himself in the ass.
  85. 2021 Tuesday T: Religion News– U.S. Roman Catholic bishops are meeting to discuss the denying of communion to Pro-Death politicians.  The Holy Father Pope Francis ordered them NOT to deny communion to the abortion-loving, Marxist Democrats because in our view, Francis is a Marxist, too, and unfit to lead the church.  We hope the bishops excommunicate ALL Pro-Death politicians from the church.  Let them languish in Limbo.
  86. 2021 Tuesday U: Health and Medical Alerts– A new study reports that for about one-quarter of all survivors of the Chi-Vi, they develop other, much more chronic issues down the road.  The Chi-Coms claim their pandemic did not originate in their biowarfare program but folks, every scrap of news we hear connected to the ‘VID tells us one thing and one thing only: the Chi-Coms cooked this crap up and then infected the rest of the world.   E-V-I-L.
  87. 2021 Tuesday V: U.S. House of Representatives News– Nonagenarian House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, she with the lopsided breasts, says that the House will proceed with its ‘investigation’ into the (FALSE FLAG OPERATION) of January 06, 2021.  As we all recall, the crowd of peaceful Trump supporters was infiltrated by Antifa thugs and Black Lives Matter human fecal matter.  The rest as they say is ‘history.’  In other House news, loser Rep. Adam “Bug-Eyes” Schiff, DS-CA 28th congressional district says that has unlimited power to spy on the American people and to seize any records he so desires even as he raises a stink about the Bill Barr DOJ’s subpoenas for phone records belonging to Democrat lawmakers.  Moving on, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, is pushing ‘Mumbles” Pelosi to strip Rep. Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, CPUSA-MI 5th congressional district, of her seat on the House Intel Committee because of her hatred of Israel and her love of all things ‘jihad.’
  88. 2021 Tuesday W: U.S. Senate News I– The U.S. Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to take the seat of now-Attorney General Merrick “The Mole” Garland on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.  A likely future nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court- should “Cho-Mo Joe” Biden stick around long enough to get to nominate a pick- Jackson was confirmed by a vote of 53-44.  In other U.S. Senate news, Senator John Barrasso, R-WY, says that ‘Joe Biden’s nominee to head the Bureau of Land Management- Tracy Stone-Manning- should be booted over her support or involvement in past acts of eco-terrorism.  The Democrats NEVER possess a scrap of shame for their crazed, left-wing, Marxist actions.  Shame.  Elsewhere, Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, says ‘U.S. servicemembers are complaining about the overly WOKE Pentagon’s policies.’  Amen.  As they should… He is also concerned that the Chi-Coms will be harvesting the DNA of Olympians at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.  Finally, the Senate Judiciary Committee is debating the House Bill H.R. 6 that will grant amnesty and citizenship to 3 million frigging illegal aliens without determining whether there are thugs and rapists among them.  (Note- the Democrats truly hate the people they lead).
  89. 2021 Tuesday X: U.S. Senate News II– Senate Minority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell, R-KY, says that there must be grave consequences for the purposeful leaking of a person’s tax records.  Speaking of “Cocaine Mitch,” he says there is NO WAY that “Gropin’ Joe” Biden will get someone onto the U.S. Supreme Court in 2024.  Another denizen of the U.S. Senate, Senator “Cho-Mo Bob” Menendez, DS-NJ, says that ‘Joe Biden must treat Vladimir Putin like the ‘killer’ he is.  Good for you, Bob, good for you.  Next, Senator Marsha Blackburn, R-TN, says that ‘the Biden regime’s blanket amnesty covers dangerous criminals, too.’
  90. 2021 Tuesday Y: President Donald J. Trump News– President Donald J. Trump names Liz Harrington as his new spokesperson as Jason Miller is taking over as the CEO of a new tech start-up company.  The company owns one of the social media platforms the 45th president is considering appropriating with which to get his message out to the American people and his supporters around the world.
  91. 2021 Tuesday Z: Economic News– A new Trafalgar poll says that MORE Americans blame ‘Cho-Mo Joe’ Biden than they do President Donald J. Trump for the rising inflation now afflicting the country.
  92. 2021 Tuesday AA: Environmental News I– Former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows calls the G7 Summit’s agreement on ‘climate change actions’ a terrible deal.
  93. 2021 Tuesday BB: Texas State News– Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, sends a powerful message to the laughing hyena ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris when he tells her the ‘border crisis is no laughing matter.’  The Lone Star State’s governor is going to seek contributions so that his state can continue building the wall to halt the ongoing flow of millions of ravenous illegal aliens roaring over the Southwest frontier like a cloud of locusts.  The state is also encouraging all states who can spare law enforcement officers to send them to Texas to help guard the frontier.  Governor Abbott- where can we send the checks?  (Note- all the cops run out of cities that won’t support them will be heading to Texas and Arizona, we suspect).  However, a government watchdog says, ‘Joe Biden’s halt of wall construction does not violate U.S. law.’ Speaking of Governor Abbott, President Donald J. Trump has accepted his invitation to tour the southern border with him and other officials on the last Wednesday at the end of the month.
  94. 2021 Tuesday CC: Observation of the Day– IF the United States was filled with as many WHITE SUPREMACISTS as Democrats claim, don’t you think it strange that during the eight years of the ‘first black president,’ no one- especially NO WHITE PERSON- ever tried to assassinate him?  The Secret Service isn’t that good.  However, had someone tried- or worse- had the Democrats conducted a FALSE FLAG OPERATION whereby they picked some random loser and had him or her make an attempt on the life of the 44th president, can you imagine the political bludgeoning they could have carried out on ‘white males?’  We will say this: it should be clear that true political violence is no longer a problem in this country whereas mob violence at street level is.  But in a nation that saw Presidents Abraham Lincoln, James A. Garfield, William McKinley, and John F. Kennedy shot dead as well as two attempts on the life on President Gerald R. Ford and the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan, no attempt on the life of an American president has occurred in 41 years.  In the last century, we saw the assassinations of Senator Robert F. Kennedy as well as that of famed civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. but no attempts on three highly popular/unpopular presidents depending upon whom you ask- George W. Bush, Barack Hussein Obama, and Donald J. Trump- since the turn of the century tells us one thing.  Much of the violence we see is ginned up by the left and what’s clear is, we believe that the left was trying to gin up someone among their ranks to do the unthinkable to President Trump yet were unable to find a fall guy or worse- coerce a patsy- into carrying out their loony-tunes agenda of vilification followed by violence.  No, we say, ‘WHITE SUPREMACISM’ no longer is around but there sure is a whole lotta ‘BLACK SUPREMACISM’ afflicting our country like cancer gobbling away at one’s privates.  Let’s do something to end this stupidity.   Democrats, can we set RACE ATTACKS aside?  This is going to destroy our country and even worse, you pathetic bottom-feeding scumbags know it and yet you persist.  Let me know what you think.  Thank you- Chef Vicky.
  95. 2021 Tuesday DD: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1668 with a $30 million pot on the line.  18, 22, 27, 38, 52, and Mega 11.  Out of 50,948 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were 35 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $383 apiece.
  96. 2022 Wednesday: You know the drill- stick around to find out what the corrupt, illegal Biden regime is up to today…

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This artwork is #0862 an 8” x 10” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Deep Sunset.”  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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It is a shame to watch a band undergoing problems, but such was the agonizing lot of the Beach Boys: Familial friction, inner family turmoil, and the picking and choosing of sides of one, two, or three against the others- along with managers, outside family members, even hangers-on- was causing the much-beloved band to disintegrate before the eyes of their fans.  Thus, we find Carl Wilson the second Wilson Brother to launch a solo career: “Carl Wilson,” an album that came out on March 27, 1981.  Carl was always a strong songwriter once he got going and was always a glorious collaborator with others.  This album is a good one, one that highlights the artist’s multiple musical abilities and vocal talents.  The album features Carl (vocals, guitars, keyboards), J.W. Guercio (bass, guitars, vocals), Gerald Johnson (bass), James Stroud (drums, percussion), as well as several others.  We hope you will investigate this one to your liking and that perhaps you will add it to your growing collection of nothing but the best in music- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We look forward to sharing the music of not only Waylon Jennings but of Willie Nelson, and the rest of the Outlaw country music scene. We definitely hope you will keep your eyes open for the day when we do.  You will love them all.

[ii] We hope to do the music of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, as well as Alpert’s solo career, somewhere around 2035.  We hope you will remain with us.

[iii] We fully expect to share the music of Harry Nilsson one day. Make sure you are there when we do.

[iv] We began promoting the music of not only Traffic but also the Spencer Davis Group, Steve Winwood, Chris Wood, Jim Capaldi, and Dave Mason.  The presentation commenced on Monday, 30-November-2015 through Sunday, 20-March-2016.  This offering also included Blind Faith.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[v] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Uriah Heep but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Hawkwind.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

[vi] Not sure when we will begin promoting the music of Boston but when we do, we will alert the readership.  Stay tuned for further developments.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

141. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2022

2010 Friday: Another day on the job: two Palestinian thugs trying to infiltrate into Israel wind up dead when Israeli soldiers light ‘em up. Elsewhere, near Baquba, Iraq, a car bomb erupts in a marketplace blowing 22 people to meet with Allah way sooner than any of them planned while 53 are injured and most likely wishing they could have gone, too. Savages.

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141. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2022:

Public Lands Day (Colorado), Armed Forces Day, and Preakness Stakes

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Alfred Moore; U.S. Attorneys General Reverdy Johnson, Edwards Pierrepont, Alphonso Taft, and Loretta Lynch; U.S. Secretaries of War Alphonso Taft and Jacob M. Dickenson; U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen; famed artist Henri Rosseau; the Animals featuring Hilton Valentine, Atomic Rooster featuring Vincent Crane, Chuck Berry, the Kinks featuring John “Nobby” Dalton, Megadeth featuring Nick Menza, Rainbow featuring Greg Smith, the Sons of Champlin featuring Bill Champlin, Tom Petty featuring Stan Lynch, and Wishbone Ash featuring Trevor Boldin:

  1. 878 Saturday: The Muslim potentate ruling Sicily conquers the city of Syracuse on this date.
  2. 996 Saturday: The 138th Roman Catholic pope- Gregory V- crowns his cousin Otto III, German emperor.
  3. 1216 Saturday: Invited by barons at war with King John, French Crown Prince Louis arrives in England as their guest.
  4. 1471 Sunday: King Henry VI of England died in the Tower of London at age 49.
  5. 1499 Sunday: The Spanish crown appoints Francisco De Bobadilla governor of the Indies, succeeding Christopher Columbus.
  6. 1536 Thursday: Church leaders officially adopted the Reformation in Geneva, Switzerland, on this date.
  7. 1542 Thursday: Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto died while searching for gold along the Mississippi River.
  8. 1553 Thursday: English Lady Jane Grey marries Guildford Dudley.
  9. 1755 Wednesday: Future 12th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS Alfred Moore- is born in New Hanover County, North Carolina, on this date.  A Federalist, President John Adams nominated him to fill the seat of James Iredell.  Moore served from February 04, 1800, to January 26, 1804.  
  10. 1790 Friday: The leaders of the city of Paris divided it into 48 zones on this date.
  11. 1796 Saturday: In Annapolis, Maryland, the future 21st U.S. Attorney General Reverdy Johnson is born.  A future Whig and then a Democrat, he would serve under Presidents Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore from March 08, 1849, to July 21, 1850.
  12. 1819 Friday: New York City saw the first use of bicycles aka “Swift Walkers” in the United States.
  13. 1832 Monday: The first Democratic National Convention takes place in Ohio.
  14. 1840 Thursday: New Zealand becomes a British Colony.
  15. 1844 Tuesday: In Laval, France, future member of the Post-Impressionism, Naïve Art, and Pointillism movements- Henri Rosseau- is born.
  16. 1856 Wednesday: Pro-slavery forces sack and burn Lawrence, Kansas.
  17. 1861 Tuesday: Richmond, Virginia, becomes the capital of the Confederate States of America.
  18. 1863 Thursday: The Siege of Fort Hudson, Louisiana, begins during the Civil War.  Elsewhere, the Seventh-day Adventist Church underwent official organization on this date.
  19. 1868 Thursday: In Chicago, delegates at the Republican National Convention nominated General Ulysses S. Grant for president.
  20. 1876 Sunday: The 33rd U.S. Attorney General Edwards Pierrepont left office on this date.  A Democrat and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from April 26, 1875, until today.
  21. 1881 Saturday: Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross.  Elsewhere, organizers formed the United States Lawn Tennis Association in New York.
  22. 1891 Thursday: Boxers Peter Jackson and Jim Corbett fight to a draw in 61 rounds.  Meanwhile, in San Diego, California, the former 31st U.S. Secretary of War Alphonso Taft died.  A Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from 03-08-1876 to 05-22-1876.  He then served as the 34th U.S. Attorney-General and then as minister to Austro-Hungary and finally as minister to Russia.
  23. 1904 Saturday: The International Federation of Football Association, aka “FIFA,” underwent establishment.
  24. 1906 Monday: The U.S. and Mexico sign an agreement over distribution of the waters of the Rio Grande.  Over the course of time, the United States has diverted much of the water for irrigation into the U.S.  Elsewhere, Louis H. Perlman received his patent for the demountable tire-carrying rim.
  25. 1908 Thursday: The first horror movie, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” premieres in Chicago, Illinois.
  26. 1911 Sunday: The 44th U.S. Secretary of War Jacob M. Dickenson left office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President William Howard Taft from March 12, 1909, until today.
  27. 1914 Thursday: The Greyhound Bus Co. begins operation in Minnesota.
  28. 1917 Monday: The Great Fire of Atlanta displaces at least 10,000 people but there is only ONE fatality.
  29. 1918 Tuesday: The U.S. House of Representatives passes a bill, which will give women the right to vote.
  30. 1922 Sunday: The cartoon, “On the Road to Moscow” by Rollin Kirby won a Pulitzer Prize making it the first political cartoon to win the prestigious award.  
  31. 1924 Wednesday: In a case that drew much notoriety, 14-year-old Bobbie Franks suffered a horrible death in a “thrill killing’ carried out by University of Chicago students Nathan Leopold, Jr. and Richard Loeb who was Bobby’s cousin.  Both men received life sentences; however, a fellow inmate killed Loeb in 1936 while Leopold won parole in 1958 and died in 1971.
  32. 1927 Saturday: Charles A. Lindbergh landed his Spirit of St. Louis near Paris, completing the first solo airplane flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 33.5 hours.
  33. 1929 Tuesday: Sutro and Company of New York City used the first automatic electric stock quotation board.  Elsewhere, William Henry Storey registered the trademark for the board game Sorryl in Great Britain on this date.
  34. 1932 Saturday: Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean as she landed in Northern Ireland, about 15 hours after leaving Newfoundland.
  35. 1934 Monday: Oskaloosa, Iowa, became the first American city to fingerprint all its citizens. 
  36. 1940 Tuesday: German forces continue their blitzkrieg through France.  British armored units using mostly Matilda tanks engage with the German panzers and begin making headway.  German artillerymen employ their 88 mm antiaircraft guns as antitank weapons knocking out tank after tank.  French forces continue falling back because they have been unable to catch their breath and make a stand.  The lightning war employed by the Nazis has demoralized them to the point of collapse.  In Berlin, talk arises in which the German high command begins contemplating an invasion of the British Isles. 
  37. 1941 Wednesday: A German U-Boat sank the American merchant steamship SS Robin Moor in the South Atlantic after allowing the ship’s passengers and crew to board lifeboats.  Meanwhile, the German assault on Crete continues as Axis troops continue landing on the island while overhead, fierce air battles between the Luftwaffe and Regia Aeronautica on the one side and the RAF on the other cloud the skies.
  38. 1942 Thursday: British convoy PQ16 departs for Russia.  This convoy would suffer attacks from Kriegsmarine and Luftwaffe assets almost from the moment it set sail.  Elsewhere, Japanese forces continue landing in Hong Kong, a British crown jewel of her empire.  The British commanders there truly dismissed the Japanese as fighting men and made the mistake of their lives.
  39. 1943 Friday: John Dalton, the bassist of the British invasion band, the Kinks[i] (following the departure of Peter Quaife) is born on this date in Chipping Barnet, London.  What’s more, Hilton Valentine, lead guitarist of the Animals[ii] was also born North Shields, Northumberland, England on this date.  Finally, Vincent Crane—vocalist/keyboardist with the British rock band, Atomic Rooster[iii]—was born in Reading, Berkshire, England, on this busy date, too.
  40. 1944 Sunday: Fighting between the Allies and Germans in Italy continues.  The Allies make headway, but the Germans continue a fighting retreat.  Every inch of ground gained cost gallons of Allied blood.  Still, the fight continues.
  41. 1945 Monday: Movie stars Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart wed.  Meanwhile, the British capture former SS Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler posing as a German private.  Meanwhile, in Syria, Free French Forces trying to reclaim the region from the enemy are running into trouble with Arab nationalists.  They thought they were going to be able to declare independence, but the French have other ideas in mind.
  42. 1947 Wednesday: Future keyboardist, guitarist, and vocalist, Bill Champlin, with the Sons of Champlin[iv] and then later, Chicago, and back to the Sons was born in Oakland, California on this date.  Elsewhere, Joe DiMaggio and five of his New York Yankee teammates received fines of $100 because they had not fulfilled contract requirements to do promotional duties for the team.
  43. 1955 Saturday: Future longtime drummer with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[v], 1975-1994—Stan Lynch—is born on this date in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Elsewhere, Chuck Berry[vi] recorded his first single, “Maybelline,” for Chess Records in Chicago.
  44. 1956 Monday: The United States exploded its first airborne hydrogen bomb over the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific.
  45. 1959 Thursday: In Greensboro, N.C., future 83rd U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is born.  A future Democrat, she would serve under President Barack Hussein Obama from April 27, 2015, to January 20, 2017.
  46. 1961 Sunday: Alabama Governor Patterson declared martial law in Montgomery on this date.
  47. 1963 Tuesday: Future bassist with the rock band, Rainbow[vii] (1995)- Greg Smith- is born on this date.
  48. 1966 Saturday: In the 6th Round of their heavyweight title fight, Muhammad Ali scores a technical knockout of Henry Cooper.
  49. 1968 Tuesday: The nuclear-powered submarine USS Scorpion with a crew of 99 men reportedly goes missing.  Searchers find it at the bottom of the sea off the Azores.
  50. 1969 Wednesday: Robert Kennedy’s murderer, Sirhan B. Sirhan, receives a death sentence; however, the courts later commute it to life in prison.
  51. 1970 Thursday: The governor of Ohio mobilized the National Guard to quell student disturbances at Ohio State University. 
  52. 1972 Sunday: Wielding a hammer, a man shouting he was “Jesus Christ” damaged Michelangelo’s Pieta, while on display at the Vatican City.
  53. 1979 Monday: Former San Francisco City Supervisor Dan White was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the slayings of Mayor George Moscone and openly gay Supervisor Harvey Milk; outrage over the verdict did, of course, spark gay rioting which the cops put down with gusto.  White received a sentence of seven years and eight months in prison but was released after serving five years.  In 1985, White killed himself.
  54. 1980 Wednesday: Ensign Jean Marie Butler becomes the first woman to graduate from a U.S. service academy.  Elsewhere, the Star Wars film, “The Empire Strikes Back” hit movie theaters on this date.
  55. 1981 Thursday: The government of Jamaica gives native son Bob Marley a state funeral on this date.
  56. 1982 Friday: During the Falklands War, British amphibious forces landed on the beach at San Carlos Bay.
  57. 1988 Saturday: Heavyweight boxer George Foreman improves his record to 54-2 with a TKO over Frank Lux at 2:07 of Round 3 of a scheduled 10-round bout.
  58. 1991 Tuesday: A bomber in Madras, India, the former prime minister, Rajiv Gandhi when he threw an explosive device at him concealed in a bouquet of flowers.
  59. 1994 Saturday: South Yemen secedes from Yemen.
  60. 1995 Sunday: In Washington, D.C., the former 18th U.S. Secretary of Defense Leslie Aspen died at the age of 56.  A Democrat, he served under President Bill Clinton from January 21, 1993, to February 03, 1994.
  61. 1996 Tuesday: Ken Griffey, Jr., becomes the 8th youngest Major League player to hit 200 home runs.  Meanwhile, Red Sox pitcher, Roger Clemens beats the New York Yankees for his 200th career win.
  62. 1998 Thursday: Teen gunman Kip Kinkel opened fire inside Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon, killing two students, a day after he had killed his parents.  Following his trial, Kinkel received a sentence of nearly 112 years in prison.  Elsewhere, Suharto, president of Indonesia for 31 years steps down from office on this date.   
  63. 2009 Thursday: Israeli law enforcement begins evicting Jewish settlers from an illegal settlement in the West Bank.  Elsewhere, near Nagpur, India, communist thugs- most likely in the service of the People’s Republic of China, ambush a group of Indian police officers leaving at least 16 dead and numerous others wounded.
  64. 2010 Friday: Another day on the job: two Palestinian thugs trying to infiltrate into Israel wind up dead when Israeli soldiers light ‘em up.  Elsewhere, near Baquba, Iraq, a car bomb erupts in a marketplace blowing 22 people to meet with Allah way sooner than any of them planned while 53 are injured and most likely wishing they could have gone, too.  Savages.  
  65. 2011 Saturday: Christian radio broadcaster, Harold Camping, predicts that at 6:00 p.m. around the world, the Rapture for all Christians would begin.  We guess it did not!
  66. 2012 Monday: The so-called “Religion of Peace” strikes again: in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a jihadists set off a suicide bomb that kills 110 people outright and wounds another 350 suffer a variety of injuries.
  67. 2013 Tuesday: In the British House of Commons, the Marriage Bill, which legalizes same-sex marriages in England and in Wales, passes and moves on to the other half of Parliament.  Meanwhile, in Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, Trevor Boldin lost his life from pancreatic cancer on this date; he was just 62 years old.  The man was a famed bassist who played with a variety of English bands- Wishbone Ash[viii] 1981-82 / David Bowie[ix] 1971-73 / Spiders from Mars[x] 1976 / Uriah Heep[xi] 1977-201
  68. 2014 Wednesday: The Chinese and Russian state energy companies, Gazprom and CPNC, respectively, have entered a deal for Russia to supply China with natural gas; the deal provides a market for Russian gas as European countries seek to reduce their dependence due to Russia’s criminal actions in the Crimea and the Ukraine—Communists always take care of other Communists.
  69. 2015 Thursday: After an oil pipeline burst two days previously, cleanup at Refugio Beach on the California coastline continues unabated.  Approximately 21,000 gallons flowed out to sea while another 105,000 gallons on the land.  
  70. 2016 Saturday: In the hinterlands of Afghanistan, a U.S. drone strike reportedly kills Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour.  Good riddance to a POS terrorist.   Meanwhile, longtime drummer with Megadeth[xii], American Nick Menza dies at age 51. 
  71. 2017 Sunday: In Nassau Colosseum in New York City, Barnum & Bailey Circus gives its final performance after 146 years.  They do this because of changing attitudes (people being corrupted by bleeding heart liberals sniveling and whining) and near-constant lawsuits by PETA goons and other animal rights activists.  What a shame. 
  72. 2018 Monday: In the western part of Iran, toadstools poison at least 800 people and kill at least 11.  Look, learn to tell the difference between noxious fungi and edible ones, dimwits.  Meanwhile, former President Barack Hussein Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama sign a multi-million-dollar deal with Netflix to produce programming.  Talk about buying influence!
  73. 2019 Tuesday: In Chef Vladimir Gdansk’s home state of Washington, the government there passes a law making the state the first one in the country to legalize HUMAN COMPOSTING.  WTF is wrong with Governor Jay Inslee and his band of crazed far-left liberal Democrats.  Might as well feed the deceased to the pigs.    
  74. 2020 Thursday: Thanks to communist China, another 2.5-million Americans file for unemployment benefits last week, bringing the total of unemployed Americans to 38 million or 14.7-percent of the workforce, a number not seen since the depths of the Great Depression.  Even worse, it all happened over the course of a single month.  Meanwhile, polls show President Trump’s approval ratings at 44-percent (take them with a grain of salt- or two!) and disapproval at 54-percent.  We shall see. 
  75. 2020 Thursday A: Here are the global statistics for the Chinese Virus- aka COVID-19, aka the Kung Flu, aka the Wuhan Virus Crisis- for today: 5,014,943 confirmed number of cases, 328,462 confirmed number of deaths, but 1,909,701 number of confirmed recoveries.   Here are the figures for the United States: 1,604,862 confirmed number of cases, 94,965 confirmed number of deaths, but 306,171 number of confirmed recoveries which is great.  In the three states in which, the AICPENDBLOG.COM has chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, California first: 84,057 confirmed number of cases, 3,436 confirmed number of deaths, but typical of ultra-left-wing states, ZERO mention of the number of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for Hawaii: 643 confirmed number of cases, 17 confirmed number of deaths, but 578 number of confirmed recoveries which is extraordinary.  Finally, in the once-proud but now socialist-liberal hellhole, Washington, here are the stats: 18,971 confirmed number of cases, 1,037 confirmed number of deaths, but like California, no reported number of confirmed recoveries which tells you all you need to know about the regime running Olympia.
  76. 2020 Thursday B: As far as COVID-19 numbers go, communist China has changed their numbers somewhat.  Here are their current figures: 82,967 confirmed number of cases, 4,634 confirmed number of deaths, but 78,249 number of confirmed recoveries.   Sources in still-free Hong Kong report the number of cases to be well over one million, that the death toll approaches 750,000, with the number of recoveries being unclear.  Free Hong Kong!  Free Tibet!  Free Macau!  Free Taiwan via making them a separate nation once again with their own seat in the United Nations.  Enough is enough with indulging the Chinese Communist Party, let’s return to the Two-China Policy!  It is interesting to note that Beijing is now trying to crack down on Hong Kong’s independence while the rest of the world is fighting Wuhan’s biowarfare.  We shall see.
  77. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 166,437,117 confirmed cases, +593,180, 3,456,597 confirmed deaths, +11,880 and 147,247,215 confirmed recoveries, +81,890.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,851,561 confirmed cases, UP 26,177 from yesterday’s reporting, 603,380 confirmed deaths, UP 628, [xiii] and 27,397,359 confirmed recoveries, UP 45,382.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xiv]   
  78. 2021 Friday A: NOTE: Since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 286,756 Chi-Vi deaths in the United States- President Biden, 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 172,853 deaths  
  79. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,775,535 confirmed cases, 62,855 confirmed deaths, and 2,017,518 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,304,860 confirmed cases, 36,446 confirmed deaths, and 1,911,782 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 35,726 confirmed cases, 494 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 428,323 confirmed cases, 5,749 confirmed deaths, and 209,794 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Illinois: they have 2,373,453 confirmed cases, 24,935 confirmed deaths, and 2,275,243 confirmed recoveries.[xv]    
  80. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,290 confirmed cases, 6,397 confirmed deaths, and 832,331 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Algeria, a former part of the French Empire: 126,434 cases of the virus, 3,405 confirmed deaths and 88,066 confirmed recoveries.[xvi]   In other news related to the Chi-Coms (after all, they did give the world the Xi Jinping Bat Flu on purpose), the FDA is warning everyone against using syringes manufactured in that country because they have a habit of breaking off in the arms of patients.  Yet another attack on the United States by the communist goons.   
  81. 2021 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,207.84, UP 123.69 points (+0.36%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,470.99, DOWN 64.75 points (-0.48%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,155.86, DOWN 3.26 points (-0.078%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.88 per barrel, +0.30 (+0.47%).  The price of GOLD is $1,881.80 per troy oz., +5.10 (+0.07%) while the price of SILVER is $27.66 per troy ounce, +0.17 (+0.63%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,170.90 per troy oz, +1.50 (+0.13%) while the price of COPPER is $4.51 per pound, +0.03 (+0.64%).[xvii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,783.06 per troy oz, -68.97 (-2.42%).[xviii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,000.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%).[xix]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000027.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.43 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Afghan Afghani, one greenback equals 77.56 and in Albanian Lek, a buck equals 100.70 and in Algerian Dinar, one dollar equals 132.81 of theirs.[xx]     
  82. 2021 Friday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.158 per gallon, $2.881 in Florida, $3.885 in Hawaii, and $3.558 in Washington state.[xxi]    Let’s look at one other location- Wyoming: $3.036.  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- Russia: $2.510 per U.S. Gallon.[xxii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,313,748,920,305 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.
  83. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe–  Today is Day 60 of ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris’ reign.  Where is she?  NO one has any “Kooky Kamala” sightings or information on this illusive member of the Biden regime.  Meanwhile, the tidal wave continues along the southern border with mostly young, military-aged males coming across, some of them decked out in new camouflage gear.  We are becoming the Roman Empire.  We cannot control our borders and we will come to regret it especially since we have an UNELECTED ‘administration’ in the White House.
  84. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden Regime News I–  The White House proposes lowering the proposed ‘infrastructure bill’ to $1.7 trillion in the hopes the GOP will bite.  Later in the day, the Republicans said, “Hell, no.”  Back to the old drawing board.  Next, the Biden regime says that there will be NO requirements for foreign visitors to show proof of Chi-Com virus vaccination.  However, we expect the Dems are going to continue pushing Americans to have ‘COVID-19 passports.’  (Note- how soon before the Bidenistas require everyone to undergo anal swabs like they do in communist China?)  Meanwhile, Joe Biden names a special envoy to North Korea.  Big whoop.  Our money’s on Bill Richardson.
  85. 2021 Friday H: Political News I– After a mysterious letter on the letterhead of the Capitol Hill Police Department, one written by an ANONYMOUS ‘member of the squad that admonished Republicans for their resistance to the January 06, 2021, Capitol Hill Riots- the greatest FALSE FLAG OPERATION IN AMERICAN POLITICAL HISTORY- the Department said today the letter was ‘not them.’  (Note- Democrats always love ANONYMOUS postings so they can make it seem like there are many of them lurking in the shadows or that they are whistleblowers or worse, to tar and feather their opponents without having to take incoming.  We have seen this many times before and we will continue seeing it again- it’s what these cowards do).
  86. 2021 Friday I: Political News II– The FBI is investigating the discovery of SEVEN NOOSES dangling from the rafters at the site of an Amazon plant under construction.  The picture we saw of ONE noose did indeed appear to be a genuine noose and not the garage door draw-down that Bubba Watson was crying and sniveling about prior to a race.  We are sure they will track down the culprits and when they do it will be yet another FALSE FLAG OPERATION.  It almost always is.   Next, Governor Spencer Cox, R-UT, a backing a resolution to band the teaching of Critical Race Theory.   Good.  Elsewhere, former U.S. Attorney General William “Bill” Barr says that ‘militantly secularist public schools’ have proven to be a disaster and that things must change.  Finally, even though Joe Biden abolished it, President Donald J. Trump’s 1776 Commission is meeting anyway.  Yet another sign that Joe Biden is going to be evicted from the White House soon.  
  87. 2021 Friday J: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Tonight’s Mega-Millions Draw #1661 has a $515 million jackpot on the line for some lucky person or persons.  Here are the numbers: 06, 09, 17, 18, 48 and Mega 08.  Out of 247,392 winning tickets, the highest winners were NINE people who had FOUR numbers plus the MEGA for a prize of $6,665 apiece.
  88. 2022 Saturday: If we fail to do it this year, we will do it next year.  It is what it is and besides…we have to be cautious of the new Disinformation Governance Board.  Yeah, right.  Screw them and screw the administration.

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The Beach Boys’ record label decided now was the time to begin releasing repackaged ‘best of’ compilations.  “The Best of the Beach Boys” came out on July 05, 1966, with which to capitalize on the success of the “Pet Sounds,” seeing as how the times were indeed changing.  All the group’s earliest hits are available here- 12, in fact- such as “Surfin’ USA,” “Catch a Wave,” “Surfer Girl,” “Little Deuce Coupe,” “In My Room,” “Little Honda,” “Fun, Fun, Fun,” “The Warmth of the Sun,” “Louie, Louie,” “Kiss Me Baby,” “You’re So Good to Me,” and “Wendy.”  We hope you will seek this album out and give it a good listen- you will be glad you did.  Enjoy for decades to come as it beats the hell out of modern-day crap music.

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

[ii] We 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] At some point, we will promote the music of the famed British rock band, Atomic Rooster.  You will not want to miss this one, that, we guarantee you.

[iv] We began promoting the music of the legendary San Francisco band, the Sons of Champlin, beginning on Friday, 07-March-2014 through Monday, 17-March-2014.  We hope you will seek this band out and consider adding the SOC to your growing album collection- you will enjoy them.

[v] At some point when we return to presenting the music of American bands, we will promote that of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as well as of Tom Petty himself.  We hope you will await word as to when we do.  We thank you.

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

[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 celebrating the music of Wishbone Ash beginning on Sunday, October 28, 2018 and continued it through Sunday, January 06, 2019.  From there, we covered the music of Martin Turner’s Wishbone Ash beginning on January 07, 2019 through Sunday, January 13, 2019.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection of the BEST rock-and-roll music.  You will be glad you did.

[ix] We hope to promote the music of David Bowie within the next decades.

[x] Spiders from Mars will occur around same time as the David Bowie presentation.

[xi] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Uriah Heep but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Hawkwind.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

[xii] If we are still around in 20 years, we hope to do the music of Megadeth and other heavy metal rock and roll bands.

[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.

137. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2022

2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe- First, today is Day 55 for ‘Border Czar Kamala Harris NOT visiting the southern border. Second, the Acting Director of ICE Tony Pham admits that once Immigration and Customs Enforcement dumps illegal aliens in the interior of the country, they no longer monitor them.

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DAYS UNTIL ELECTION DAY 2022: 188

137. TODAY IN HISTORY—TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2022:

Vice President John C. Breckinridge; U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Jay;  U.S. Supreme Court Justice Owen Josephus Roberts; U.S. Secretary of State (Acting) John Jay; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Canfield Spencer; U.S. Secretary of War John Canfield Spencer; Queen of Disco Donna Summer, King Crimson featuring Bill Bruford, Pearl Jam featuring Mike Abbruzzese, Taj Mahal, and Uriah Heep featuring Russell Gilbrook:

  1. 218 Sunday: The 7th recorded perihelion passage of Haley’s Comet is recorded.
  2. 352 Saturday: Liberius begins his reign as the 36th Roman Catholic Pope, replacing Julius I, the 35th pontiff.  Liberius would serve until September 24, 366. His predecessor served from February 06, 337 until April 12, 352.  
  3. 884 Wednesday: St. Adrian III begins his reign as the 109th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until September 15, 885.
  4. 1527 Tuesday: Panfilo de Narvaez leaves Spain to explore the coast of Florida.
  5. 1536 Sunday: Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer declared the marriage of King Henry the VIII and wife, Anne Boleyn, invalid after she failed to produce a male heir.  The four accused lovers of Henry’s queen, Anne Boleyn, suffer execution on this date while Boleyn, already condemned to death, meets her end at the hands of the headsman two days later.
  6. 1590 Thursday: Anne of Denmark receives the crown of Scotland.
  7. 1620 Sunday: Crowds at a fair in Philippapoplis, Turkey, witness the first merry-go-round in history.
  8. 1673 Wednesday: Louis Joliet and Jacques Marquette begin exploring the Mississippi River.
  9. 1678 Tuesday: King Charles II and King Louis XIV sign a secret treaty pledging mutual support to one another should anyone attack them.
  10. 1733 Sunday: England passes the Molasses Act, which puts high tariffs on rum and molasses imported to the North American Colonies if they come from somewhere other than Britain.
  11. 1742 Thursday: Emperor Frederick the Great decimates the Austrian army in battle.
  12. 1756 Monday: England declares war on France, which in North American becomes the French and Indian Wars while in Europe; it is the Seven Years War.
  13. 1775 Wednesday: During the American Revolutionary War, the Continental Congress bans trade with Canada.
  14. 1792 Thursday: The New York Stock Exchange had its origins as a group of brokers met under a tree on Wall Street.
  15. 1804 Thursday: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark begin exploration of the Louisiana Purchase.
  16. 1814 Tuesday: Norway’s constitution was signed, which provided for a limited monarchy.
  17. 1829 Sunday: The first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court- John Jay- died in Bedford, NY, on this date.  A Federalist, he was appointed by President George Washington to the nation’s high court and served from September 26, 1789, to June 29, 1795.  He also served the nation as its first (acting) secretary of state from September 15, 1789, to March 22, 1790.
  18. 1849 Thursday: Fire erupted in St. Louis, Missouri, resulting in the loss of three lives, more than 400 buildings and some two dozen steamships.
  19. 1855 Thursday: In Albany, N.Y., the 17th U.S. Secretary of War John Canfield Spencer died at age 67.  A Democratic-Republican (and later a Whig), he served under President John Tyler from October 12, 1841, to March 04, 1843, and then became the 16th U.S. Treasury Secretary.  In this capacity, he served under President John Tyler from March 08, 1843, to May 02,1844.
  20. 1875 Monday:  Louisville, Ky., held the first Kentucky Derby on this date.  Elsewhere, the 14th vice president of the United States, 1857-1861, Democrat, John C. Breckinridge, died on this date in his hometown of Lexington, Ky.  He was the youngest vice president and served under President James Buchanan.
  21. 1877 Thursday: Edwin T. Holmes installs the first telephone switchboard burglar alarm.
  22. 1881 Tuesday: Frederick Douglass becomes the recorder for deeds in Washington, D.C.
  23. 1883 Thursday: In Omaha, Nebraska, Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show premieres for its first time.
  24. 1884 Saturday: Alaska becomes a U.S. territory.
  25. 1897 Monday: The U.S. launches the first successful submarine that could run submerged for any considerable distance and combines gasoline and electric engines.  The creator is designer, John Philip Holland.
  26. 1912 Friday: The Socialist Party of America nominated Eugene V. Debs for president at its convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  27. 1915 Monday: Chicago Cubs pitcher George “Zip” Zabel relieves with two outs in the first inning and winds up with a 4-3-19-inning win over Brooklyn in the longest relief ever before in Major League Baseball.
  28. 1932 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress changed the name of ‘Porto Rico’ to Puerto Rico on this date.
  29. 1933 Wednesday: U.S. News and World Report had its beginnings as David Lawrence began publishing a weekly newspaper called United States News.
  30. 1938 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress approves the Vinson Naval Act, which funds a two-ocean navy.
  31. 1939 Wednesday: Britain’s King George V and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, arrived in Quebec on the first visit to Canada by a reigning monarch.
  32. 1940 Friday: Germany occupies Brussels, Belgium, and continues the invasion of France.  Allied troops are in full retreat before the Nazis.  The Luftwaffe rules the skies, the armored and motorized units the ground, and the Allies have never seen Blitzkrieg.   The British are trying to make it to the Channel Coast in the hope that some sort of evacuation will be able to save them from the Germans.  
  33. 1942 Sunday: The newly formed Dutch SS Division swears its loyalty to Fuhrer Adolf Hitler.  Meanwhile, in New York City, the famed blues singer, Taj Mahal[i], is born.
  34. 1946 Friday: President Harry S. Truman seized control of the nation’s railroads, delaying—but not preventing—a threatened strike by engineers and trainmen.
  35. 1948 Monday: The Soviet Union recognizes the state of Israel.  
  36. 1949 Tuesday: The great English drummer, Bill Bruford—who would play with Yes[ii], King Crimson[iii], and Genesis[iv]—is born in Sevenoaks, Kent, England, on this date.
  37. 1954 Monday: The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, unanimously struck down racially segregated public schools.
  38. 1955 Tuesday: The 74th associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court- Owen Josephus Roberts- died on this date in West Vincent, Pa., on this date.  A Republican, President Herbert Hoover nominated him to fill the seat of Edward Sanford.  He served from 05-20-1930 to 07-31-1945.
  39. 1956 Thursday: Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard was born in Wilmington, N.C. on this date.  A gifted boxer, Leonard fought across five different weight classes and in 40 pro bouts, he compiled a record of 36 wins (25 by KO), 3 losses, and 1 draw.
  40. 1961 Wednesday: Cuban leader Fidel Castro offered to release prisoners captured in the Bay of Pigs invasion in exchange for 500 bulldozers; however, he eventually freed the prisoners in exchange for medical supplies.
  41. 1964 Sunday: Future drummer with the British rock band, Uriah Heep[v], 2007-present, Russell Gilbrook, is born on this date in London, England.
  42. 1967 Wednesday: The Butler Act, a Tennessee statute prohibiting the teaching of evolution wins repeal after 42 years.
  43. 1968 Friday: In Stanford, Connecticut, future 3rd drummer with the rock band, Pearl Jam- Mike Abbruzzese- is born. 
  44. 1970 Sunday: “Hammering” Hank Aaron is the 9th player to get 3,000 hits in Major League Baseball.
  45. 1973 Thursday: A special committee convened by the U.S. Senate began its televised hearings on the Watergate Scandal.  
  46. 1974 Friday: Four car bombs exploded in Dublin and Monaghan, Ireland, killing 33 people for which, the Ulster Volunteer Force claimed responsibility two decades later.
  47. 1980 Saturday: Rioting that claimed 18 lives erupted in Miami’s Liberty City after an all-white jury acquitted four former Miami police officers of fatally beating black insurance executive Arthur McDuffie.
  48. 1983 Tuesday: In the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the New York Islanders sweep the Edmonton Oilers in four games.
  49. 1987 Sunday: The USS Stark is hit by Iraqi missiles while in the Persian Gulf during the Iran-Iraq War; 37 sailors die.  Iraq apologized for the attack calling it a mistake and paid more than $27 million in compensation.
  50. 1996 Friday: President Bill Clinton signed a measure requiring neighborhood notification when sex offenders move in.  “Megan’s Law,” as it is known, was named for 7-year-old Megan Kanka, a New Jersey girl who was raped and murdered in 1994.
  51. 2011 Tuesday: The final episode of the Oprah Winfrey Show takes place in Chicago, Illinois; many celebrities attend the star-studded event. 
  52. 2012 Thursday: U.S. Ambassador to Israel, David B. Shapiro says America ‘is ready’ to attack Iran to prevent them from developing nuclear weapons.  Elsewhere- in Naples, Florida, famed disco star and singer Donna Summer[vi] succumbs to lung cancer at age 63.
  53. 2013 Friday: NASA records the brightest lunar impact ever seen.   Elsewhere, in Iraq, Shiites go on the offensive against Sunni areas carrying out various attacks that claim the lives of at least 90 people and wound another 200 or more people.  What is wrong with the so-called ‘religion of peace?’  These guys must undergo a reformation akin to what Christianity underwent.
  54. 2014 Saturday: According to Brainy History, African leaders meet in Paris to discuss ways to fight Boko Haram, the Islamist group that kidnapped over 200 schoolgirls over a month ago in Nigeria; the country’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, has been slow to respond to the situation.
  55. 2015 Sunday: Also, according to Brainy History, Taylor Swift receives eight awards at the Billboard Music Awards; Pharrell Williams, Meghan Trainor, One Direction, and Sam Smith were also multiple winners at the ceremony.  Meanwhile, in Waco, Texas, a gun battle erupts between biker gangs and the police who arrive to stop it.  In the resulting melee, 9 people die, another 18 are wounded, and in the aftermath, another 170 are arrested for being participants in organized crime.
  56. 2016 Tuesday: ISIS is carrying out attacks on Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad, Iraq, blowing up at least 69 people and wounding more than 230 others as a wave of terror and violence engulf the city.  It’s high time to eradicate the jihadist scum.  Wipe ‘em out.
  57. 2017 Wednesday: Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein appoints former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III special counsel to investigate the allegations that the Russians interfered in the 2016 Presidential Election.  This charade would continue for nearly two years and would hamper efforts by the 45th president to enact the America First agenda. 
  58. 2018 Thursday: The U.S. Senate confirms Gina Haspel as the first female director of the Central Intelligence Agency.  Meanwhile, with ISIS in the process of ongoing devastation, Copenhagen announces that it will begin a partial withdrawal of its special forces from Iraq. 
  59. 2019 Friday: Taiwan becomes the first Asian nation to legalize same-sex marriage as a vote by parliament confirms it.  Based on this alone is reason enough as to WHY the civilized world must welcome Taiwan- the Republic of China, aka Nationalist China, aka FREE China- back to the United Nations as an original founding member.  Elsewhere, a federal judge in Virginia sentences a former CIA officer- Kevin Patrick Mallory- to a 20-year stretch in a federal prison for having spied on behalf of the Chi-Coms.  Meanwhile, the U.S. House of Representatives passes the Equality Act which prohibits discrimination based on sexual preferences and gender identity.  (Note- there was a time when people kept this crap to themselves ut no more- thus we now have a law).
  60. 2020 Sunday: Here are today’s COVID-19 Wuhan Virus Crisis statistics for the globe: 4,710,614 confirmed cases, 315,023 confirmed deaths, and 1,732,344 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 1,516,343 confirmed cases, 89,932 confirmed deaths, and 281,192 confirmed recoveries.  In the three states in which, we have chef-bloggers, California, Hawaii, and Washington state, here are the stats, California first: 78,839 confirmed cases, 3,261 confirmed deaths, BUT NO number of confirmed recoveries: POLITICS.  Next up, Hawaii: 640 confirmed cases, 17 confirmed deaths, and 572 confirmed recoveries; thank you, Gov. Ige.  Finally, here is Washington state’s stats: 18,433 confirmed cases, 1,001 confirmed deaths, but, like California, 0 number of confirmed recoveries. 
  61. 2020 Sunday A: Now, interesting note here: people are criticizing Russia for not sharing their REAL stats, they say the number of deaths are too low.  Well, Russia said today they are only listing those citizens actually killed by the coronavirus and not those who might have died with the virus but from other things.  Would that not be great if the CDC would do the same thing, and would it not be great if the CDC forced every state to report the actual statistics?  Here’s Russia’s stats: 281,752 confirmed cases, 2,631 confirmed deaths, and 67,373 confirmed recoveries.  IF anyone is lying about their numbers, it’s the communist Chinese, the nation that gave this crap to the entire world.  Here are their numbers: 88,423 confirmed cases, 4,634 confirmed deaths, and 81,785 confirmed recoveries.  People’s Republic of China: NOTHING BUT LIARS.
  62. 2021 Monday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 164,253,597 confirmed cases, +523,609, 3,403,704  confirmed deaths, +10,308 and 144,165,892 confirmed recoveries, +84,530.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,744,062 confirmed cases, UP 21,893 from yesterday’s reporting, 600,504 confirmed deaths, UP 339,[vii] and 27,193,861 confirmed recoveries, UP 57,841.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[viii]   
  63. 2021 Monday A: NOTE: Since JOE BIDEN became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 284,283 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 175,326 deaths.     
  64. 2021 Monday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,769,895 confirmed cases, 62,698 confirmed deaths, and 2,012,591 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,293,980 confirmed cases, 36,139 confirmed deaths, and 1,891,240 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 33,834 confirmed cases, 492 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 424,930 confirmed cases, 5,684 confirmed deaths, and 205,072 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Wuhan repatriated: they have 3 confirmed cases, 0 confirmed deaths, and 3 confirmed recoveries.[ix]   In other COVID-19 news, the Lone Star State reports NO new Chi-Vi deaths two months after Joe Biden called the state leadership ‘Neanderthals’ because they ended the mask mandates.  My, my, my.  Meanwhile, the director of the Centers of Disease Control was busy defending the mask mandate.  (Note- millions of Americans no longer believe masks work and that they have become a more a political statement than they were ever about health.  After all, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci said in the beginning of the Chi-Vi crisis that ‘masks were ineffective,’ then they were, then perhaps two were required, then maybe even goggles (that one vanished quickly), and finally 3, 4, or more masks were necessary.  BULLS**T.  Hey- why NO earmuffs, Dr. Fauci?).
  65. 2021 Monday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 839,159 confirmed cases, 6,389 confirmed deaths, and 832,093 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Albania, an ancient nation: 132,032 cases of the virus, 2,435 confirmed deaths and 125,419 confirmed recoveries.[x]     
  66. 2021 Monday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,327.79, DOWN 54.34 points (-0.16%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,379.05, DOWN 50.93 points (-0.38%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,163.29, DOWN 10.56 points (-0.25%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $66.30 per barrel, +0.03 (+0.03%).  The price of GOLD is $1,869.70 per troy oz., +2.10 (+0.11%) while the price of SILVER is $28.36 per troy ounce, +0.09 (+0.30%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,245.70 per troy oz, +1.20 (+0.10%) while the price of COPPER is $4.73 per pound, +0.02 (+0.38%).[xi]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,906.73 per troy oz, +5.51 (+0.19%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (+0.00%).[xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000023.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.44 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.82 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.77.     In Turkmenistan Manat, one greenback equals 3.49 and in Ugandan Schilling, a buck equals 3,523.94 and in Ukrainian Hryvnia, one dollar equals 27.51 of theirs.[xiv]   In other business news, the availability of fresh oranges and coffee may soon be in question or worse, prices will rise uncontrollably because Brazil is fighting a water shortage.  (Note- there was a time when we made or grew many of the things our country required to improve life for the American people whereas at some point a few decades back, we outsourced everything to other nations.  Globalism does not work nor is it wanted).  
  67. 2021 Monday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.132 per gallon, $2.893 in Florida, $3.854 in Hawaii, and $3.539 in Washington state.[xv]    Let’s look at one other location- Virginia: $2.936.  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- Saudi Arabia: $2.251 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,298,240,723,054 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  68. 2021 Monday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– First, today is Day 55 for ‘Border Czar Kamala Harris NOT visiting the southern border.  Second, the Acting Director of ICE Tony Pham admits that once Immigration and Customs Enforcement dumps illegal aliens in the interior of the country, they no longer monitor them.  Next, Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-TX 1st congressional district, blasted the Joe Biden regime on failing to fulfill its duty to the American people and putting an end to the invasion along the southern border.  Senator Tommy Tuberville, R-AL, says that U.S. Department of Homeland Security Director Alejandro Mayorkas ‘is not taking the border crisis seriously.’  Meanwhile, One America News released updates stats on the numbers: the cost of caring for the tidal wave of illegal aliens on the American taxpayers is- $489,79,264.  Next, here are the numbers for the illegals that have flowed into the country since January 20, 2021- 1,532,565 illegals.  The total cost of caring for these illegal aliens this year now sits at $149,530,181,632.  Finally, the current number of illegal aliens lurking within the U.S. is around 35,532,564 which means, we are being overwhelmed. 
  69. 2021 Monday G: Joe Biden Regime News I– Senate Majority Leader “Cryin’ Chuck” Schumer says that ‘Joe Biden could erase $1.7 trillion in student loan debt with the stroke of a pen.’  (Note- of course but that does NOT mean that debt simply vanishes.  Someone is left holding the bag).  Next, Joe Biden approves the sale of $735 million in military aid to Israel as they fight to survive.  In other Joe Biden news, news reports suggests that pressure is increasing on both him and the Federal Reserve to do something about rising inflation.   Meanwhile, Joe Biden seeks to codify Roe even though Mississippi and other states are passing common sense laws regarding the murdering of the unborn.  (Note- funny how when it comes to slaying the unborn within their mother’s womb, it’s ‘my body my choice’ whereas when it comes to allowing the American people to remove their masks, it’s NOT my body, my choice.  HIV-AIDS patients should be having to show health cards, too, instead of, uh, like in San Francisco, one does not have to inform their partner of their HIV-AIDS status).
  70. 2021 Monday H: Joe Biden News–  Last year, Joe Biden reportedly made $607,336 in earnings and paid a federal income tax rate of 25.9-percent.  In other Joe Biden news, that nut-job, Rep. Rashida “Foul Mouth” Tlaib, DS-MI 13th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is taking orders from Benjamin Netanyahu’ and urges the United States to condemn Israel.  STFU jihadist.
  71. 2021 Monday I: Political News I–  Journalist Jeff Greenfield says that the ‘GOP is united and that it’s rallying around President Donald J. Trump.’  Next, (and this is strange), the Department of Homeland Security is trembling in its jackboots that for some unspecified reason, domestic terrorists might be planning on launching attacks during the rollback of mask mandates and the lessening of the Wuhan Flu.  (Note- not clear as to why they believe something as stupid as this; then again, they could have some operatives ready to launch new FALSE FLAG OPERATIONS.  We guess we shall see).  In other news, President Donald J. Trump is scheduled to speak at the GOP Convention in North Carolina on June 05, 2021.  Finally, Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st congressional district, says that the only one benefitted by the ‘mask mandates’ is Joe Biden.
  72. 2021 Monday J: Social Media News And Big Tech News– The CEO of Cameo says that President Donald J. Trump can join their platform.   Next, Vimeo dumps My Pillow guy, Mike Lindell.  Meanwhile, Judge Mark L. Wolf says the court may take Twitter to task over allegations that the social media site prohibits or bans conservative speech while promoting far-left, loony tunes speech.  Good.  Bust them up.  Elsewhere, Parler is back in the App store and also has a new CEO.  In other BIG TECH news, the Wall Street Journal reports that Bill Gates may have been removed as head of Microsoft over a lengthy affair with an underling, i.e., an employee.  Add to his woes the fact that ties reportedly exist between him and murdered pedophile, Jeffrey Epstein.
  73. 2022 Tuesday: Yes, we know, we are running behind but business is back!

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0833 a 16” x 12” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “My Garden.”  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 studio album by the Beach Boys- “The Beach Boys Today”- came out on March 08, 1965 and is among their all-time greatest efforts- to date, that, is.  The lineup features Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals and saxophones), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), and Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals).  Of the 12 tunes here, practically everyone is a classic revered to this day more than half a century later.  On this album you will find (1) “Do You Wanna Dance” with Dennis Wilson doing the lead vocals; (2) “Good to My Baby”; (3) “Don’t Hurt My Little Sister”; (4) “When I Grow Up to be a Man”; (5) “Help Me, Rhonda”; (6) “Dance, Dance, Dance,” and (7) “Please Let Me Wonder.”  All of these songs are absolute must-own tunes while the other five is a joy to listen to, too.  We hope you will seek this album out and make it a part of your listening rotation.  You will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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

[ii] We are unclear as to when we will begin promoting the music of the legendary British rock band, YES, but when we do, you will be the first to know.  This offering will go as long as- if not longer- than the Beatles and their individual members.   Please stay tuned.

[iii] We presented the music of this British prog-rock band, the amazing King Crimson, beginning on Monday, 20-October-2014 through Sunday, 21-December-2014.  We hope you will check them out and add them to your collection.

[iv] We promoted the music of Genesis and its members beginning on Tuesday, 02-April-2019 through Sunday, 15-September-2019.  This included not only the parent group but also Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford, Mike + the Mechanics, and Phil Collins.  Please, look for them.

[v] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Uriah Heep, but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Hawkwind.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

[vi] We certainly hope to do the music of the legendary Donna Summer one day.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

107. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2022

Friends, we understand that the left can say whatever they want about whomever they want. However, they persecute us for making light of all manner of things, lampooning bigwig politicians, or criticizing drastic social changes. Well, we will do our best to clean things up and put our critics at ease. What the hell. We do not seek to offend our readers (or those claiming to be readers); no, we seek to enlighten, elucidate, and educate our readership in the pursuit of the truth and the interaction of various opinions. We hope you seek the same with us instead of being woke crybabies.

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107. TODAY IN HISTORY—SUNDAY, APRIL 17, 2022:

Easter Sunday

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices John Blair, William R. Day, and Willis Van Devanter; U.S. Secretary of the Interior Samuel J. Kirkwood; Chef Robert Howard “BC” Cznystekinki of the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, (Jeff Beck with) the Jan Hammer Group featuring Jan Hammer, “McCartney” by Paul McCartney, the Mothers of Invention featuring Roy Estrada, Mountain featuring Felix Pappalardi, Pearl Jam featuring Matt Chamberlain, and Uriah Heep featuring Keith Baker:

  1. 858 Wednesday: Benedict III ended his reign as the 104th Catholic Pope on this date.  He became pontiff on September 29, 855 and served until today.  His successor, the 105th Pope St. Nicholas I, would not assume his position until April 24, 858.  He would serve from then until November 13, 867 and would become known as St. Nicolas the Great.  
  2. 1492 Sunday: Today, Christopher Columbus and a representative of Spain’s King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella signed a contract, which gave Columbus a commission to seek a westward seaborne route to Asia, primarily India.
  3. 1521 Sunday: Martin Luther went before the Diet of Worms to face charges stemming from his religious writings; unfortunately for him, Holy Roman Emperor Charles V declared him an “outlaw” a short while later.
  4. 1524 Thursday: Explorer Giovanni Verrazano discovered New York Harbor on this date.
  5. 1629 Tuesday: The Massachusetts Bay Colony imported the first horses into North America on this date.
  6. 1704 Thursday: John Campbell published what would grow into the first successful newspaper in America on this date, the paper known as the Boston “News-Letter.”
  7. 1711 Friday: Charles VI of the family, Hapsburg, becomes the king of Austria.
  8. 1732 Thursday: Future 5th Supreme Court of the United States Associate Justice John Blair is born in Williamsburg, Virginia, British North America on this date.  President George Washington nominated him, and he served from February 02, 1790, to October 25, 1795.  He was a Federalist and he resigned from office.
  9. 1810 Tuesday: Lewis M. Norton patented pineapple cheese on this date.
  10. 1824 Saturday: Russia abandons all North American claims south of 54 degrees 40′ N.
  11. 1849 Tuesday: In Ravenna, Ohio, future 59th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William R. Day is born.  A Republican, President Theodore Roosevelt would nominate Day to fill Associate Justice George Shiras’ seat.  He would serve from December 23, 1903, to November 13, 1922.  He also served the nation as its 36th U.S. Secretary of State doing so under President William McKinley.  In this role, he served from April 28, 1898, to September 16, 1898, and then went on to serve on federal courts and eventually on SCOTUS.
  12. 1859 Sunday: In Marion, Illinois, future 63rd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Willis Van Devanter is born. President Theodore Roosevelt would nominate his fellow Republican to fill Associate Justice Edward White’s seat.  Van Devanter would serve from December 16, 1910, to June 02, 1937.
  13. 1860 Tuesday: New York City instituted a new law on this date that would require fire escapes for all tenement buildings.
  14. 1861 Wednesday: The state of Virginia becomes the eighth state to secede from the Union prior to the beginning of the American Civil War.
  15. 1864 Sunday: During the Civil War, bread riots break out in Savannah, Georgia.  Meanwhile, commander-in-chief of the Union armies, General Ulysses S. Grant, suspends POW exchanges between the Union and the Confederacy.
  16. 1875 Saturday: Sir Neville Chamberlain invented the game, “snooker,” on this date.
  17. 1882: The 14th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Samuel J. Kirkwood left office on this date.  A Republican, he served under Presidents James A. Garfield and Chester Alan Arthur from March 08, 1881, to April 17, 1882.
  18. 1907 Wednesday: The Ellis Island immigration center processed 11,747 people on today’s date, more immigrants today than on any other in the history of the immigrant-processing center.
  19. 1916 Monday: The French army begins launching counterattacks against German forces in and around Verdun, the great killing ground for both French and German troops.  The counterattacks fall atop German positions at Meuse and at Ft. Douamont.  Fighting is fierce and ongoing.   Elsewhere, heavy fighting between German colonial troops and their Askaris and a South African force erupts around the village of Kondona Irangi.  The Allies have had a hell of a time getting the Germans into a fixed fight and after the Kaiser’s troops inflict heavy losses on their opponents, they melt off into the terrain.
  20. 1917 Tuesday: A bill in Congress to establish Daylight Saving Time suffered a defeat; however, lawmakers managed to pass it a few months later.   Elsewhere, during World War I, British and Egyptian troops begin assaulting Ottoman Turk positions in and around Gaza.  The fight to liberate Palestine from the Turks is underway.
  21. 1920 Saturday: The American Professional Football Association, the forerunner of the NFL, forms.
  22. 1924 Thursday: Resulting from the merger of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures, and the Louis B. Mayer Co., the motion picture powerhouse studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer underwent founding on this date.
  23. 1937 Saturday: Directed by Tex Avery, the animated cartoon character Daffy Duck made his debut in the Warner Brothers cartoon, “Porky’s Duck Hunt.”
  24. 1939 Monday: Josef Stalin signs the anti-Nazi pact with Great Britain and France.  Meanwhile, future author for the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day, B. H. “BC” Cznystekinki, is born in Laguna, California, on this date.
  25. 1941 Thursday: During World War II, Yugoslavia surrendered to Germany; however, the amount of time it took Germany to beat the Balkan nation damaged their timetable in their invasion of the Soviet Union, thereby causing their defeat before the gates of Moscow later that December.
  26. 1943 Saturday: During World War II, Japan’s Admiral Yamamoto begins his final journey (unbeknownst to him) from the island of Truk to Rabaul in the Pacific Theater.  Elsewhere, future bassist/vocalist with the zany rock band, the Mothers of Invention[i] (1964-69 / 1975-76), Roy Estrada, was born in Santa Ana, California.  Estrada also played on the first two Little Feat albums.
  27. 1944 Monday: The Red Army continues driving Axis troops out of the western Ukraine.  One offensive after another prevents the German, Hungarian, Rumanian, and other allied Axis troops from being able to catch their breath and make a stand.  This is not good for the Axis, but they will continue fighting until the bitter end.
  28. 1946 Wednesday: In the aftermath of World War II, Syria declares its independence from France.  Look at ‘em now!
  29. 1947 Thursday: Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers performed a bunt for his first major league hit on this date.
  30. 1948 Saturday: Future drummer with the rock band, Uriah Heep[ii] (1970)—Keith Baker—is born in the United Kingdom on this date.   In Prague, Czechoslovakia, future keyboard phenom Jan Hammer- who would lead the Jan Hammer Group[iii]– is born.
  31. 1954 Saturday: The cost to keep the Huguettes supplied north of the main camp at Dien Bien Phu have become too costly to keep up night after night.  Fighting the past couple of nights has lasted nearly to dawn, seen too many good men killed and wounded, and has damaged some of the light tanks remaining to the garrison.  There are so many Viet Minh troops surrounding the base now that fighting to hold outlying ground or worse- recapture it- is too much for the remaining defenders.  They will leave the outlying posts to their fates.[iv]
  32. 1960 Sunday: American Samoa sets up a constitutional government.
  33. 1961 Monday: Some 1,500 CIA-trained Cuban exiles launched the disastrous Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba with which to topple communist thug dictator, Fidel Castro- or so the plan went- on this date.  However, President John F. Kennedy’s plan went awry from the start as Castro’s forces crushed the incursion by the third day.  The CIA was going to provide the freedom fighters with air cover but then President Kennedy and his brother, U.S. Attorney General Robert F. “Bobby” Kennedy got cold feet and left them to their demise.
  34. 1964 Friday: The Ford Motor Company officially debuts its Mustang with a base price of $2,368.
  35. 1967 Monday: In San Pedro, California, future drummer with Pearl Jam- Matt Chamberlain- is born.
  36. 1969 Thursday: A jury in Los Angeles, California, convicted Sirhan B. Sirhan of assassinating Senator Robert F. Kennedy; being still held in Federal custody to this day, Sirhan continues to proclaim his innocence.
  37. 1970 Friday: Apollo 13 astronauts James A. Lovell, Fred W. Haise, and Jack Swigert splashed down in the Pacific Ocean; four days after a ruptured oxygen tank crippled their spacecraft while en route to the moon.  Meanwhile, former Beatle Paul McCartney[v] releases his first solo effort, “McCartney.”  Elsewhere, at the fabulous Felt Forum in New York City, N.Y., “Big George” Foreman puts his pro record to 18-0 with a 3rd round TKO of opponent, James J. Woody.
  38. 1972 Monday: The Boston Marathon allowed women to compete for the first time; Nina Kuscsik was the first officially recognized women’s champion with a time of 3:10:26.  Elsewhere, at the Forum in Inglewood, California, heavyweight boxer Jerry Quarry scores a KO of opponent, Argentinian Eduardo Corletti at the end of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round bout to put his record to 42-5-4.
  39. 1975 Thursday: The communist Khmer Rouge captures Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Kampuchea National Day), which marks the end of the Cambodian Civil War.
  40. 1983 Sunday: India entered space age launching SLV-3 rocket.  Meanwhile, Mountain[vi] bassist and vocalist Felix Pappalardi dies following his wife, Gail Collins Pappalardi shooting him dead after catching him cheating with other women.  Felix died in Manhattan, N.Y., at the age of 43.
  41. 1984 Tuesday: Atlanta Braves pitcher Pascual Perez suspended due to cocaine usage.
  42. 1990 Tuesday: In Stateline, Nevada, at Caesar’s Tahoe, “Big George” Foreman scores a TKO of opponent, Mike Jameson at the 2:16-minute mark of Round 4 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his pro record to 66-2.
  43. 1993 Saturday: LAPD police officers found guilty by a jury of their peers of violating Rodney King’s civil rights.  Remember, they pulled Mr. King over after a long car chase and beat the living s**t out of him, unaware that a passerby was recording their actions.   
  44. 1997 Thursday: New Jersey Devils Martin Brodeur is second NHL goalie to score in a playoff game.
  45. 2003 Thursday: U.S. forces get lucky in Iraq as they scoop up one of deposed dictator Saddam Hussein’s half-brothers, Barzan Ibrahim Hassan al-Tikriti, the leader of Iraq’s intelligence-gathering agency, the Mukhabarat.  Off he goes to a black site. 
  46. 2004 Saturday: Once again, the Israelis get their man: Hamas leader and thug- Abdel Aziz Ali Abdul Majid al-Rantisi, the famed “Lion of Palestine” embarks on a journey to meet with Muhammad.  An Israeli missile strike blows the piece of desert scum to bits.  Congratulations, Israel.  Elsewhere, Spain swears in its new socialist leader, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, on this date. 
  47. 2005 Sunday: Indonesians across the country have been participating in anti-Israel and anti-American protests, mostly due to the U.S. invasion of Iraq and Israel, well, Muslim nations are always angry with Israel.  It is what it is.
  48. 2006 Monday: A Palestinian POS- a member of Islamic Jihad- killed 11 people and wounded loads of others when he detonated a bomb in the old bus station in Tel Aviv.  That’s the so-called ‘religion of peace’ for you.  A spokesperson for Hamas called it ‘an act of self-defense.’
  49. 2007 Tuesday: U.S. military deaths in Iraq have now surpassed 3,300 what with at least 58 being killed so far this month.  Not good.  Iraq says we killed three of their law enforcement officers today while civilians claim the U.S. fires on random families as they go about their daily lives.  We doubt this.
  50. 2008 Thursday: Chairman Lee Hung-Kee of the Samsung Group finds himself under indictment as on tax evasion and breach of trust.  Say it ain’t so.
  51. 2009 Friday: The Obama administration releases four memos from his predecessor President George W. Bush’s administration outlining torture of detained terrorist suspects.  President Obama promises no prosecutions for CIA agents which makes the leftists who voted for him thinking they were going to get some payback even more angry.   Meanwhile, a new study hits the news cycle claiming that the victims of most airstrikes in Iraq are ‘women and children.’  Somehow, we knew this would be the case…sounds like Hamas talking.
  52. 2010 Saturday: Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, calls for the expulsion of the United States from the international nuclear system because their religion prohibits the use of nuclear weapons, and the Obama administration is saying hateful stuff about their intentions.
  53. 2011 Sunday: The Mid-April 2011 southern United States tornado outbreak results in over 30 deaths; North Carolina is the state worst affected.  Elsewhere, law enforcement authorities in Beijing go on a rampage, scooping up underground Protestant church members and whisking them off to holding pens.  So much for freedom of religion.  Oh, wait- the Chinese communists don’t have ‘freedom of religion.’ 
  54. 2012 Tuesday: Senior members of the U.S. government admit that during the 6th Summit of the Americas that 11 U.S. Secret Service agents and possibly some military personnel were schlepping as many as 20 hos while in country in Colombia protecting President Barack Obama and other diplomats.
  55. 2013 Wednesday: In the U.S., a centerpiece proposal on background checks aimed at tightening gun control, fails in a Senate vote.  Elsewhere, in North Korea, border authorities are preventing South Koreans from supplying their fellow countrymen inside the now-shuttered Kaesong industrial zone.  The North Koreans want their apologies after yesterday’s burning of North Korea’s leaders in Seoul.
  56. 2014 Thursday: NASA’s Kepler space telescope confirms the discovery of the first Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of another star.  Elsewhere, following the ferry disaster off South Korea, Korean navy divers continue searching for 290 people who still are missing.  What a mess.  Meanwhile, the Ukrainian military is angry over the previous day’s events what with the loss of six armored personnel carriers to ‘pro-Russian mobs.’  The unit that lost its vehicles is disbanded and its members charged with crimes of aiding and abetting the Russians.
  57. 2015 Friday: Russian leader Vladimir Putin accuses the Obama regime of ‘destabilizing the Ukraine’ by sending U.S. paratroopers to train Ukraine’s reserve military forces.  Sadly, even with a ceasefire agreement between Ukraine and ‘separatist rebels’ (who are really Russian and Chechen special forces), fighting continues unabated.  Elsewhere, as fighting continues in Iraq’s Anbar Province as ISIS continues drawing closer to Ramadi, civilians begin fleeing the city. 
  58. 2016 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues around the Afghan city of Kunduz.  The Taliban are trying to encircle the city so they can cut it off from the outside, but Afghan government forces are having none of it.  They are giving as good as they get.  Taliban infiltrators are trying to penetrate government lines so as to set off attacks from within the city itself.
  59. 2017 Monday: The Chinese continue infringing upon the borders of India by holding first-ever military drills with Nepal.  Communists are like syphilis as they continue to spread and the only thing that can stop them is cutting them off the world body.  Meanwhile, Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli holding pens are on a hunger strike, protesting their food rations and quality.  Stop causing trouble and you can return home.
  60. 2018 Tuesday: Disgraced former FBI Director James Comey, detested by both Democrats and Republicans, publishes his (comic) book, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership.”  Big whoop.  It sinks almost as soon as it hits the bookstores.   Elsewhere, the United States government releases the names of Japanese military and medical personnel who took part in the infamous activities of Unit 731.  This unit conducted medical experiments that rivaled the cruelty of ones conducted by their Nazi allies during World War II.  When the war ended, the U.S. scooped up 3,607 of the unit’s members and in exchange for not prosecuting them for war crimes also scooped up all their scientific information (as most likely did the Soviets).  It was horrible times back then.
  61. 2019 Wednesday: After an 18-year-old female obsessed with the Columbine massacre begins making threats, schools in Denver, Colorado, undergo closure until police locate her dead body.  Elsewhere, Ukrainian security agents apprehend a Russian hit squad responsible for slaying a Ukrainian politician and were planning additional attacks in their country at the behest of Vladimir Putin.
  62. 2020 Friday: Although there is positivity as to how the United States is contending with the Chinese lab-engineered COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world, it is still taking its toll.  At the time of this posting, the United States acknowledges 661,712 confirmed cases of the Kung Flu what with 33,049 confirmed deaths but 58,360 confirmed recoveries which is amazing.  Around the globe, there are 2,224,426 confirmed cases of this suspect disease, 153,177 confirmed deaths but 565,957 confirmed recoveries which is truly grand.   China- get this- is beginning to tell the truth but is still lying as far as many of us believe. They have updated their total confirmed case number to 88,273 what with 4,632 confirmed deaths and 82,487 confirmed recoveries.  However, everyone understands that communist nations always LIE, that they do everything possible to cover up disasters, which is precisely what the People’s Republic of China is doing.  As for the Stock Market, the DOW Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,242.49, UP 704.81 (2.99%); the NASDAQ closed at 8,650.14, UP 117.78 (1.38%); and the S & P closed at 2,874.56, UP 75.01 (2.68%).   Some states around the country are beginning to undergo reopening procedures but hardcore Democrat-controlled states continue extending their mitigation efforts in the hopes of tanking the economy if they can.  We believe, however, that these Democrat leaders are going to pay a horrendous price in the next 2-3 election cycles.  Keep it up!
  63. 2021 Saturday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 140,379,953 confirmed cases, +1,105,338, 3,007,708  confirmed deaths, +18,118, and 79,972,688 confirmed recoveries, +613,470.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,824,596 confirmed cases, UP 142,550 from yesterday’s reporting, 572,155 confirmed deaths, UP 1,624, and 119,025,387 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.[vii]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  64. 2021 Saturday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 246,196 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  Meanwhile, people are questioning WHY if everyone is getting their shots why the hell people must continue wearing masks like that dimwitted little troll, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci continues telling us to do.  WTF is up with that?  
  65. 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: 3,714,406 confirmed cases, 60,883 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,162,067 confirmed cases, 34,404 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,510 confirmed cases, 473 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 385,695 confirmed cases, 5,427 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Connecticut, the home of two of the absolute worst senators in U.S. history- lying Dick Blumenthal and dimwit Chris Murphy: they have 329,062 confirmed cases, 7,995 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[viii] 
  66. 2021 Saturday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,936 confirmed cases, 6,331 confirmed deaths, and 828,235 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Tunisia, the original flashpoint for the Arab Spring: 281,777 cases of the virus, 9,639 confirmed deaths and 232,643 confirmed recoveries.[ix]  
  67. 2021 Saturday D: U.S. DOLLAR CONVERSIONS– Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000017.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Guinean Franc, one greenback equals 9,947.00 and in Guyana Dollar, a buck equals 207.98.[x]
  68. 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- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $3.963 per gallon, $2.829 in Florida, $3.755 in Hawaii, and $3.365 in Washington state.[xi]    Let’s look at one other location- Indiana: $2.847.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,182,529,180,837 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xii]
  69. 2021 Saturday F: ODDS ‘N’ ENDS OF THE WEEKEND I– Esteemed legal scholar Dr. Alan Dershowitz blasted Democrats by saying ‘it would be a disaster to add additional justices to the U.S. Supreme Court’ which Democrats now want to do.  They claim that President Donald J. Trump and then-Senate Majority Leader “Cocaine Mitch” McConnell ‘got away with stealing two Supreme Court seats, the one Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch now holds as well as the one Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett now holds.’  According to Congressman Jerrold “Dough Boy” Nadler, DS-NY 10th congressional district, and Senator Ed Markey, DS-MA, both far-left losers claim both those seats belong to the Democrats, so they believe the only thing to do is to expand the number of justices on the court.  Wow.   Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis, R-NY 11th congressional district, slams the Democrats over their court-packing scheme, saying it’s the worst thing she has seen since coming to Congress.
  70. 2021 Saturday G: ODDS ‘N’ ENDS OF THE WEEKEND II– Corey Lewandowski told Newsmax TV that the Chi-Coms pose a greater danger to the United States than do the Russians.  We concur.  Congressman Dan Bishop, R-NC 9th congressional district, told Newsmax TV that the ‘Russian bounty story,’ the one the Fake News media and liberal Democrats hammered President Donald J. Trump with for about half a year last year, a story we now know to be bogus,[xiii] demonstrates the hypocrisy of both the liberal media and of Joe Biden.  They lie through their teeth and then sweep it under the rug. 
  71. 2021 Saturday H: ODDS ‘N’ ENDS OF THE WEEKEND III– Federal officials reverse the fetal tissue research ban so scientists can once again use the remains of the aborted in their medical studies.  How nice.  Meanwhile, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland erased Trump-era limits on consent decrees on the nation’s police agencies.  Once again, the left wants to politicize every police department as they are attempting to do with every other branch of the federal government.   Elsewhere, former House speaker and BIG LOSER John Boehner stands to rake in $20 million with his pro-pot and anti-GOP endeavors.  What a POS.  Next, Roger Stone is being sued for back taxes.  Finally, for some inexplicable reasons, following GOP leadership pushing back against the formation of an America First Caucus in the House, it seemingly now is not going to happen.  That sucks.  Who did it?  Kevin McCarthy?  Steve Scalise?  That skank, Liz Cheney?  They all need to go.  
  72. 2021 Saturday I: ODDS ‘N’ ENDS OF THE WEEKEND IV– Gary Gensler took the oath of office today to become the next head of the Securities and Exchange Commission.   Moving on, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Debra Haaland, the first Norwegian-Native American to hold the position has erased 12 President Donald J. Trump climate policies.  Bet you feel good, Madam Secretary.
  73. 2021 Saturday J: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS– The Iranians say they know who messed up their Natanz nuclear facility, but the dirty dog somehow evaded their dragnet and escaped the country.  Hmmm.  They named this person as 43-year-old Reza Karimi, a person whom they claim somehow committed a dastardly act of sabotage and then skipped the country hours before the computers were trashed.  They have gone to Interpol seeking his immediate arrest and extradition back to the glorious Islamic Republic of Iran.  We hope he stays safe.  Elsewhere, incredibly stupid Alexei Navalny, Vladimir Putin’s Number One Critic, a person poisoned by Putin’s thugs, who then found a way to get to Germany for treatment, and then returned to the Motherland.  Once there, he was tried and sent to prison for bogus crimes and is now being tortured and force-fed since he is on a hunger protest.  Why did you return to Russia?   Finally, Prince Philip underwent burial today.  The Royal Family was there, and Meghan Markle sent a wreath and a hand-written card.  Awesome.
  74. 2021 Saturday K: SUPER LOTTO AND POWERBALL DRAWINGS– first, here are the results for the Super Lotto Draw #3552 with a $38 million on the line: 02, 07, 12, 29, 44, and Mega 03.  Out of 122,366 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $10,574 apiece.  Here are the four winners: (1) Chevron, Folsom, CA 95630 (2) Chevron, Corona, CA 92879 (3) 7-11, San Diego, CA 92128 and (4) Ralphs, San Diego, CA 92127.  Next, here are the numbers for the Powerball Draw #838 with a prize of $79 million on the line: 10, 21, 26, 41, 49, and Powerball 25.  Out of 47,609 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $13,607 apiece.
  75. 2022 Sunday: Friends, we understand that the left can say whatever they want about whomever they want.  However, they persecute us for making light of all manner of things, lampooning bigwig politicians, or criticizing drastic social changes.   Well, we will do our best to clean things up and put our critics at ease.  What the hell.  We do not seek to offend our readers (or those claiming to be readers); no, we seek to enlighten, elucidate, and educate our readership in the pursuit of the truth and the interaction of various opinions.  We hope you seek the same with us instead of being woke crybabies.

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This artwork is #0803 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Sunset Wash.”  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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Robbie Robertson’s next solo album came out on April 05, 2011, and is a return to form among his growing discography of music.  The famed guitarist returned to his rock-and-roll roots and to show off his chops, Robertson brings together large numbers of musicians to perform his music along with him.  We hope you will seek this one out, consider making it a part of your daily listening pleasure, and then sharing it with others.  We think they will be as appreciative of it as will you.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began presenting the music of the Mothers of Invention and of Frank Zappa beginning on Monday, 21-January-2013 and concluded the presentation on Monday, 13-May-2013.  Please seek them out, we believe you will enjoy the music of this famed man and his band.

[ii] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Uriah Heep, but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Hawkwind.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

[iii] Not sure when we will offer the music of the Jan Hammer Group, but you can bet we will one day to be sure.

[iv] As always, our main source is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, Da Capo Press, 2004.

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

[vi] We began promoting the music of Mountain beginning on Friday, 14-December-2012 through Sunday, 20-January-2013.  This also included West, Bruce & Laing but sadly, we overlooked Leslie West’s solo career so please stay tuned for his discography sometime in the next 8-12 years.

[vii] Bing has returned to reporting update numbers (well, mostly).  Here is the link: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

[viii] Speaking of the decision to flip the game from Atlanta to Denver, we learned today that unsavory people like Stacey Abrams and the big dimwit, the pro-Chi-Com-loving LeBron James were integral in getting the game moved.  How outrageous.  How evil.  Scumbags.

[ix] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

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

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

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

[xiii] We knew it was bogus back then and mentioned it in numerous posts.  First, why would the Russians do something such as this when if they had said the Iranians did it, it would have been much more believable.  We would not have issues with the Russians today if the Democrats did not use them for their punching bag.  Russia did this, Russia did that, wah, wah, wah.  We don’t believe our two countries should be at odds with one another because all it’s doing is to push the Russians deeper into the Chi-Com camp.  No, we should try to have a friendly relationship with Moscow.  How about it, Joe?

106. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2022

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106. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2022:

Holy Saturday

U.S. Interior Secretary Caleb B. Smith; U.S. Secretaries of State William R. King and Anthony Blinken; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Charles J. Folger; Romanticist Francisco Goya, Chicago featuring Jason Scheff, Moby Grape featuring Skip Spence, Roxy Music featuring Graham Simpson, Savoy Brown featuring “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, and Uriah Heep featuring Lee Kerslake:

  1. 1178 B.C.: A solar eclipse may have marked the return of Odysseus, legendary king of Ithaca, to his kingdom after the Trojan War.
  2. 73 Sunday: Masada, a Jewish fortress where the zealots fled after the fall of Jerusalem, fell to the Romans after a lengthy siege, which ended the Great Jewish Revolt.
  3. 556 Friday: Pelagius I begins his reign as the 60th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pope from today until March 04, 561.
  4. 1789 Wednesday: President-elect George Washington left Mount Vernon, Virginia, for his inauguration in New York.
  5. 1808: In Boston, Massachusetts, future 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior Caleb B. Smith is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Smith served under President Abraham Lincoln from March 05, 1861, to January 01, 1863.
  6. 1818 Thursday: The United States Senate ratified the Rush-Bagot amendment to form an unarmed U.S.-Canadian border.  Meanwhile, in Nantucket, Massachusetts, future 34th U.S. Treasury Secretary Charles J. Folger is born.  A future Republican, Secretary Folger would serve under President Chester A. Arthur from November 14, 1881, to September 04, 1884.
  7. 1828: In Bordeaux, France, famed Romanticist artist Francisco Goya died at age 82.
  8. 1854 Sunday: San Salvador virtually disappeared during a massive earthquake.
  9. 1861 Tuesday: President Abraham Lincoln forbids anyone in the United States from doing business with the Confederacy.
  10. 1862 Wednesday: During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill ending slavery in the District of Columbia.  Meanwhile, the Confederacy conscripted all white men between the ages of 18 and 35.
  11. 1881 Saturday: In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fought his final gun battle.
  12. 1889 Tuesday: In London, England, famed movie star and film director Charles Chaplin was born on this date.
  13. 1900 Monday: The Post Office issued the first book of postage stamps.  The two-cent stamps appeared in books of 12, 24, and 48 stamps.
  14. 1905 Sunday: Andrew Carnegie donated $10 million of personal money to set up the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
  15. 1912 Tuesday: American aviator Harriet Quimby became the first woman to fly across the English Channel, traveling from Dover, England, to France in 59 minutes.
  16. 1916 Sunday: In Mesopotamia, British relief forces are fighting to relieve their comrades trapped Kut.  The Ottoman Turks have siege lines drawn around the ancient city and have been starving and denying their British opponents water and military supplies.  British forces continue drawing closer and closer to the besieged garrison but cannot push through the positions held by the fanatical Turks.  Allah is, after all, on their side.
  17. 1917 Monday: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin arrived back from exile in Petrograd to join the Russian Revolution.   Kaiser Wilhelm II played his ‘secret weapon’ well: loaded aboard a closed train, Lenin and the Kaiser struck a deal- ‘we will send you back to Russia and when you take power, you take Russia out of the war.’  And so, it occurred.  However, when the communists took power, every nation in Europe shunned them because they did not want the evil disease of Marxism spreading to their countries but for now, all was well. 
  18. 1922 Sunday: A treaty signed in Italy between Germany and the USSR recognized the governments of one another’s countries.  Elsewhere, Annie Oakley shot 100 clay targets in a row to set a women’s record.
  19. 1927 Saturday: In Marktl am Inn, Bavaria, Germany, future 265th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XVI is born.  He would become pontiff on April 19, 2005, and would guide his flock until being forced into early retirement on February 28, 2013, so that Pope Francis could become pontiff.  
  20. 1938 Saturday: Great Britain recognizes the Italian annexation of the African nation of Abyssinia.
  21. 1939 Sunday: Soviet leader Josef Stalin calls for a pact between Great Britain, France, and the USSR to defend against Nazi aggression. 
  22. 1940 Tuesday: Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians threw the first no-hit, no-run game on opening day of baseball season.  The Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox by a score of 1-0.  Meanwhile, British troops land to the north and south of Trondheim in Norway as they seek to defy the Nazis an easy victory and to help the Norwegian military to keep the Germans tied down for as long as possible.
  23. 1941 Wednesday: The Yugoslav government (or what’s left of it) is attempting to negotiate an end to the Axis invasion of their country.  The Yugoslav military was not prepared for the Blitzkrieg that fell atop them like a load of bricks.  Anger Adolf Hitler and you will pay the price. 
  24. 1942 Thursday: During World War II, Britain’s King George VI awards the George Cross to the island of Malta for suffering German air attacks and invasion and for fighting back bravely.
  25. 1943 Friday: “Lonesome” Dave Peverett, rhythm guitarist and vocalist with both the original Savoy Brown[i] and a founding member of Foghat[ii] was born on today’s date in Dulwich, London, England.  Meanwhile, in Basel, Switzerland, chemist Albert Hoffman accidentally discovered the hallucinogenic effects of LSD-25 while working on the medicinal value of lysergic acid.  
  26. 1944 Sunday: The Red Army continues rolling up German and Rumanian pockets around Yalta as the Soviets continue pushing the Axis troops out of their country.  Although ill-supplied and devoid of hope, the Germans continue fighting for their lives because they are more afraid of the Fuhrer in Berlin than they are of their Russian enemies.
  27. 1945 Monday: Allied troops begin entering the German city of Nuremburg during World War II.  Meanwhile the Red Army commenced the Battle of Berlin.  First, they would have to capture the outlying heights and then cut off the city.  German troops know that they cannot win this battle; however, they plan to bleed the Red Army dry of blood.  Finally, in the Baltic Sea, a Soviet submarine torpedoed and sank the MV Goya, a luxury liner the Nazis impressed into service to haul refugees and wounded soldiers from the Baltic republics in the face of an attacking Red Army; it is estimated that up to 7,000 peopled died in the attack.
  28. 1947 Wednesday: The French ship Grandcamp blew up at the harbor in Texas City, Texas; another ship, the High Flyer, exploded the following day.  The blasts killed nearly 600 people.  Elsewhere, financier Bernard M. Baruch said in a speech at the South Carolina statehouse, “Let us not be deceived—we are today in the midst of a Cold War.”  Elsewhere, future rock drummer with the British band, Uriah Heep[iii], 1971-1979 / 1981-2007, Lee Kerslake—is born in in Winton, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, on this date.
  29. 1951 Monday: The British submarine Affray sinks in the English Channel resulting in the loss of 75 lives.
  30. 1954 Friday: The Battle of Dien Bien Phu continues, building in intensity.  Great pains are put into locating the enemy AA batteries so they can neutralize as many of them as possible which they do- at great cost in dwindling artillery ammunition.  The problem is, there are so many, taking out the ones they could cost them much-needed artillery ammo.  Meanwhile, Hanoi sends word that they are going to promote the leading officers by one rank.  Thus, Colonel Christian De Castries becomes Brigadier General De Castries while Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais and other lieutenant colonels move up to full bird colonel.  This is significant because it shows that leadership in Hanoi recognizes they are going to lose this fight…but not yet.[iv]
  31. 1962 Monday: Brazil nationalizes U.S. businesses.  Meanwhile, Walter Cronkite began anchoring the “CBS Evening News.”  Elsewhere, future U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is born in New York City, N.Y. on this date.  A Democrat, he would serve under Joe Biden from January 26, 2021, until?  Finally, New Orleans Archbishop Joseph Rummel excommunicated three local Roman Catholics for fighting racial integration of parochial schools.  
  32. 1963 Tuesday: Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote his “Letter from the Birmingham Jail” in which, the civil rights leader responded to a group of local clergymen who had criticized him for leading street protests; however, King, in his letter, defended his tactics, writing, “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
  33. 1966 Saturday: Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith breaks diplomatic relations with Britain.
  34. 1967 Sunday: At the Western Open in El Monte, California, Bakersfield native Ken Barnes Jr. became the first skeet shooter to break a perfect 400 straight in all four guns (.410, 28, 20 and 12 gauges).  He is also the only shooter to this with pump action shotguns.
  35. 1968 Tuesday: The Pentagon announced that troops would begin coming home from Vietnam on this date.
  36. 1972 Sunday: Apollo 16 blasted off on a voyage to the moon with astronauts John W. Young, Charles M. Duke, Jr., and Ken Mattingly aboard.
  37. 1975 Wednesday: The Khmer Rouge Rebels won control of Cambodia after five years of civil war.  They renamed the country Kampuchea and began a reign of terror on this date.
  38. 1977 Saturday: At the Aladdin Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada, at the 2:18-minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout, powerhouse slugger Earnie Shavers beats his opponent Howard Smith via a KO.  This would elevate Shavers’ pro record to 54-5-1.  On the undercard, in his first professional boxing match, Michael “The Jinx” Spinks scores a TKO of opponent, Eddie Benson, at the 2:56-minute mark of Round 1 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his record to 1-0.
  39. 1978 Sunday: In Orissa, India, 180 people died when a tornado struck the area.
  40. 1982 Friday: Future Chicago[v] bassist/vocalist 1985-2016—Jason Scheff—is born on this date in San Diego, California.  Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth proclaimed Canada’s new constitution in effect, which severed the last colonial tie with Great Britain.
  41. 1983 Saturday: Steve Garvey set a new National League record by playing in his 1,118th consecutive game.
  42. 1986 Wednesday: After the United States bombed his African nation in retaliation for recent terrorist attacks, Libyan dictator, Moammar Khadafy appears on national television to dispute rumors that he died in the airstrike.
  43. 1987 Thursday: The U.S. Patent Office began allowing the patenting of new animals created by genetic engineering.
  44. 1990 Monday: Maximum unemployment benefits in the State of New York rise to $260 per week.
  45. 1991 Tuesday: In the NHL, the St. Louis Blues become the eighth team to come back from a 3-1 deficit as they beat the Detroit Red Wings by a score of 3-2 in Game 7 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals.
  46. 1992 Thursday: The House Ethics Committee listed 303 current and former lawmakers who had overdrawn their House bank accounts.  Elsewhere- at the Paramount Theater in New York City, N.Y., heavyweight boxer Michael “Dynamite” Dokes scored a KO on opponent, Danny Sutton, at the 2:54-minute mark of Round 3 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his record to 47-3-2.
  47. 1996 Tuesday: In St. Louis, Mississippi, the ‘Easton Assassin’- heavyweight boxer Larry Holmes- wins a 10-round unanimous decision over his opponent, Quinn Navarre, to put his professional record to 64-5.
  48. 1999 Friday: In Santa Cruz, California, Skip Spence, the original drummer of the Jefferson Airplane[vi] and then one of the guitarists of the San Francisco rock band, Moby Grape[vii], died from lung cancer on this date; he was 52-years-old.  Elsewhere- in Copenhagen, Denmark, heavyweight boxer Brian Nielsen scores a 4th round TKO over his opponent, “Terrible Tim” Witherspoon, in a scheduled 10-round bout.  Witherspoon’s record went to 46-9 while that of Nielsen went to 49-0.
  49. 2002 Tuesday: The Supreme Court overturned major parts of a 1996 child pornography law based on rights to freedom of speech.   Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition, 535 U.S. 234 (2002) struck down two overly broad provisions of the Child Pornography Prevention Act of 1996 over First Amendment rights.  
  50. 2003 Wednesday: The U.S. State Department announces a summit of the U.S., the People’s Republic of China, and North Korea will kowtow in Beijing over April 23-24, 2003, to discuss the paused North Korean nuclear program.  Of course, nothing will come of this, but it looks good to the little people.
  51. 2004 Friday: The Human Rights Commission at the United Nations- such a stellar body with a distinguished track record (yeah, right) got a BIG HIGH-FIVE from the Chinese when the commission smacked down a motion by the United States to condemn China’s abysmal record on human rights.  Rice wine all around, folks.  Elsewhere, as the fight in Iraq goes from bad to worse, the U.S. military drops a 1,000-pound bomb near the Shiite town of Najaf.  Good going let’s make those people love us even more there, President George W. Bush.  
  52. 2005 Saturday: Leaders of the G7 meet in Washington, D.C., in the headquarters of the World Bank.  The main topics of discussion are rising energy costs and the tying of the U.S. dollar to the Chinese yuan.   Elsewhere, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, heavyweight boxer Oliver “The Atomic Bull” McCall scores an 8-round unanimous decision over opponent, Cornelius Ellis, to put his record to 43-8-1.
  53. 2006 Sunday: Communist Chinese President Hu Jintao holds a banquet for the honorary head of the Kuomintang, the Nationalist Party of Taiwan, Lien Chan.  This was back in a time when there was a thaw between the two countries and the fascist politics of the mainland a decade or so later were not common. 
  54. 2007 Monday: In the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, Virginia Tech gunman Seug-Hui Cho killed 33 people and injured 23 others before committing suicide.   Elsewhere, reports coming out of Iraq suggest that the U.S. is holding at least 18,000 Iraqis in various prisons with the average stay being a year and for some, far longer.   A study coming out of Iraq itself says that children in the godforsaken country are suffering at the hands of the invaders.
  55. 2008 Wednesday: The United States Supreme Court upholds lethal injection as a means of capital punishment.  Challenges over it being ‘cruel and unusual punishment’ were pushed aside as folks, you want to use Old Sparky, the gas chamber, the gallows, what- we need some way with which to eliminate condemned murderers.
  56. 2009 Thursday: Bolivian police kill three foreigners and arrest two others, men whom they claim had come to their country to assassinate their leader, communists President Evo Morales and Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera.  Sounds like a crock of crap to us.  
  57. 2010 Friday: Planes across the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia are grounded because of the volcanic ash coming from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges Goldman-Sachs with defrauding its investors.
  58. 2011 Saturday: In Egypt, the court orders the former ruling National Democratic Party of Hosni Mubarak be dissolved.  Next, in Cuba, President Raul Castro proposes ‘term limits’ for ‘elected officials.’  Come on, Raul, Cuba is a communist s**thole and things such as ‘term limits’ and ‘elections’ are complete shams, meant only for foreign consumption.
  59. 2012 Monday: Following political reforms in Myanmar, Australia relaxes sanctions on the country, including by-elections earlier this month where opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi’s party won more than a dozen seats.  Elsewhere, Roxy Music’s[viii] original bassist, Graham Simpson, died on this date in London, United Kingdom.  Meanwhile, “God Save the Queen,” the Sex Pistols big tune from 35 years ago which the BBC banned finally can be heard in the United Kingdom in time for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
  60. 2013 Tuesday: The defense ministry of China accuses the United States of increasing tensions in the Asia-Pacific region by increasing its military presence and supporting Vietnam, Japan, and the Philippines in long-term territorial disputes with the country.  Elsewhere, following yesterday’s attack on the Boston Marathon, organizers of the London Marathon- occurring this Sunday- are reassessing their security setup for the event.  Elsewhere, North Korea is having a meltdown over recent protests in South Korea in which residents of Seoul were burning portraits of the leadership.  They demand immediate apologies and cessation of all anti-Democratic Republic of North Korea activities or else.
  61. 2014 Wednesday: South Korean ferry MV Sewol sank; 304 people drowned, most of who were students on vacation.   Elsewhere, Russian hegemony continues in the Ukraine where ‘pro-Russian protesters’ manage to overpower Ukrainian forces and capture six of their armored personnel carriers. 
  62. 2015 Thursday: Migrants continue drowning in the Mediterranean in the waters between Libya and Italy as, yet another boat goes down, taking at least 340 people down to Davey Jones’ locker.  Elsewhere, European authorities charge 15 Muslim men from another boat with murder seeing as how they threw 12 Christians overboard to drown when their boat was floundering in high seas.  Crucify them.
  63. 2016 Saturday: The Afghan government continues repelling Taliban attacks on the city of Kunduz.  Afghan and U.S. troops are keeping the jihadists at bay.  Half a world away, Syria and ISIS continue doing battle with one another and many parts of the city of Aleppo are smoldering ruins.  For every rocket attack, the Syrian government answers with airstrikes.  Civilians are fleeing in all directions.
  64. 2017 Sunday: Dictatorial thug leader of Turkey- Recep Tayyip Erdogan- ‘wins’ approval for an 18-article constitutional reform which thrusts the nation ever deeper into totalitarianism.  Elsewhere, due to the stupidity of Hamas and Fatah officials, the Gaza Strip’s ONLY power generating plants shuts down.  It has run out of fuel, its bills have gone unpaid, many among the leadership have skimmed off fortunes from money given to the Palestinian Authority and all they can do is to blame it on the ‘blockade.’  Look, dimwits, the answer is simple: stop building tunnels into Israel and do something for your people.  Period. 
  65. 2018 Monday: Following a recent chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government on the town of Douma, critics are bellowing that the Russians have ‘covered up evidence at the crime scene’ to which, the Russians say, ‘not likely’ and that as soon as it’s safe there (as soon as they finish cleaning it up), they will allow a team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to visit the area. 
  66. 2019 Tuesday: While many of us love the Seattle Seahawks, there is no reason as to WHY the team made quarterback Russell Wilson the highest-paid QB in the game, giving him both a $65 million signing bonus as well as a four-year extension worth $140 million.  The rest of the team is struggling so it appears Seattle is going down the path the Baltimore Ravens went with QB Joe Flacco.  Where is Joe NOW?   Elsewhere, President Donald J. Trump vetoes a bill demanding an end to U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iranian-backed Houthi scum in Yemen.
  67. 2020 Thursday: Jobless claims due to COVID-19, the Chinese gift to the world that won’t stop giving, come in at 5.2 million for the week.  Total claims since social distancing and economic shutdown hit 22 million Americans out of work.  This is all because of China.  We must make them pay when we come to the end of the pandemic, which we hope is soon.  Word continues to appear that demonstrate that the Wuhan Virus Crisis did indeed come out of a Chinese laboratory in the city of Wuhan where it just so happens the Chinese conduct biowarfare studies.  Although they continue lying that the virus came from somewhere else, who can believe a single word a communist regime says?  Communists always lie, it’s in their DNA which is why no one should take them at their word.  COVID-19 Statistics: currently, there are 2,151,199 confirmed cases around the planet what with 1 confirmed cases around the planet what with 143,725 confirmed fatalities as well as 541,501 confirmed recoveries.  In the United States, we have 672,931 confirmed cases with 34,386 confirmed deaths and 54,594 confirmed recoveries.  The Chinese claim 84,593 confirmed cases, 3,342 confirmed deaths and 79,112 confirmed recoveries.  Boy do the communists lie.
  68. 2020 Thursday A: The stock market today: the DOW Jones Industrial Average is 23,537.68, UP 33.33 (0.14%); the NASDAQ is 8,532.36, UP 139.19 (1.66%), and the S & P is 2,799.55, UP 16.19 (0.58%).  President Trump lays out his plan for a gradual reopening of the economy and people are ecstatic.  Meanwhile, authoritarian Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell slander defenders of the U.S. Constitution who have protested the governor’s fascist executive orders by claiming the protesters were waving ‘Confederate and Swastika flags.’  Show us some pictures, please.  Again, we say, “ANTIFA, WHERE THE F**K ARE YOU?  YOU SHOULD BE IN MICHIGAN FIGHTING AGAINST THIS FASCIST GOVERNOR AND HER FELLOW DEMOCRATS!”
  69. 2021 Friday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 139,274,615 confirmed cases, +933,695, 2,989,590  confirmed deaths, +14,760, and 79,359,280 confirmed recoveries, +573,576.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 31,764,754 confirmed cases, UP 82,708 from yesterday’s reporting, 571,464 confirmed deaths, UP 933, and 119,018,094 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.[ix]  In other COVID-19, a recent report says that Regeneron’s Chi-Vi cocktail can help prevent COVID-19 infections.
  70. 2021 Friday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 244,572 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another two to three weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.  Meanwhile, people are questioning WHY if everyone is getting their shots why the hell people must continue wearing masks like that dimwitted little troll, the AMAZING Dr. Tony Fauci continues telling us to do.  WTF is up with that?  
  71. 2021 Friday B: COVID-19 STATISTICS in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,712,566 confirmed cases, 60,837 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,155,744 confirmed cases, 34,330 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,337 confirmed cases, 473 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 383,967 confirmed cases, 5,412 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Arkansas, the home of future Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders: they have 332,949 confirmed cases, 5,686 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[x] 
  72. 2021 Friday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 836,902 confirmed cases, 6,315 confirmed deaths, and 827,934 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Nepal, a country the Chinese are trying to undermine and make a de facto piece of the RED EMPIRE: 282,890 cases of the virus, 3,070 confirmed deaths and 274,812 confirmed recoveries.[xi]    
  73. 2021 Friday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,200.67, UP 164.68 points (+0.48%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,052.34, UP 13.58 points (+0.97%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,185.47, UP 15.05 points (+0.36%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.07 per barrel, -0.06 (-0.10%).  The price of GOLD is $1,777.30 per troy oz., -2.90 (-0.16%) while the price of SILVER is $26.04 per troy ounce, -0.04 (-0.25%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,206.00 per troy oz, -2.70 (-0.22%) while the price of COPPER is $4.16 per pound, -0.00 (-0.08%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,777.50 per troy oz, +36.77 (+1.34%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,600.00 per troy oz., +500.00 (+1.78%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000016.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.52 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.91.     In Gibraltar pounds, one greenback equals 0.72860 and in Guatemalan Quetzal, a buck equals 7.72.[xv]   
  74. 2021 Friday E: 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 $3.953 per gallon, $2.833 in Florida, $3.748 in Hawaii, and $3.352 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Illinois: $3.080.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,178,345,152,208 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xvii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  75. 2021 Friday F: GUNS, GUNS, GUNS– You know folks, last night, 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole went into the FedEx facility at the Indianapolis, Indiana, airport, shot and killed 8 people, wounded several others, and then took his own life.  His mother reportedly warned the cops last year that her son might try to go out via suicide by cop.  This is a tragedy for all involved but here’s the deal: since Joe Biden has become president, there have been more mass shootings than there were under the last two years of President Donald J. Trump what with 30 dead so far this month alone.  This tells us that the rhetoric used by feeble old Joe Biden and his Democratic Party henchmen-and-women is driving the nuts to go berserk, shooting, and killing and maiming innocent people.  It is clear many fear they are going to lose their weapons and since they have unfinished business, are going to act on it NOW.  Stop with all the HATE SPEECH, Joe, enough is enough.  (Note- the cops in Indianapolis say they are searching for a motive.  What the hell!  Mr. Hole wanted to die, and he had some people with whom he wanted to settle scores.  Period).
  76. 2021 Friday G: BULLS**T POLL OF THE DAY– a recent PEW Poll says that Joe Biden’s approval rating stands at 59-percent.  Please.  This nothing but crap.  Speaking of Joe Biden, Senator Ron Johnson, R-WI, says, that ‘Joe Biden is not up to the task at hand, especially the Chi-Coms who are our biggest threat and someone we should have nuked back in 1951.  In other Joe Biden news, he is holding his first meeting with another foreign leader, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan, at the White House today.  We wonder who is speaking for him.   Anyhow, the two leaders agree that the Taiwan Strait must remain stable.
  77. 2021 Friday H: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE– common sense people are beginning to ask WTF we shut our country down over the Chi-Com virus when hundreds of thousands of people continue swamping across our border and disappearing into the interior of the country?  If the federal government could give a flying f**k about how many of the invaders have COVID-19, then why should anyone else?  Speaking of the border crisis, President George W. Bush- an ‘esteemed former president’ if one ever existed (yeah, right) says he supports immigration reform but not amnesty.  George, we feel the same way about you as we do Jimmy Carter.  When either one of you dimwits says anything, we quickly move onto something else.   
  78. 2021 Friday I: JOE BIDEN REFUGEE NEWS–  House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the dumb b***h who slurs her words bad enough already but with a mask strapped over her pie hole makes it even more difficult to understand what the hell she is saying chided Joe Biden on not taking in enough refugees.  Oh, please, Nance, please Joe, bring in some more winners like Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar, like the Syrian shooter in Boulder, Colorado, like the Boston bombers, please, bring in some more of those America-hating POS, we need more of them ASAP.   Meanwhile, Joe Biden moves to placate our European allies and says he will remove Trump-era caps on the number of refugees our country accepts in.  That truly sucks.
  79. 2021 Friday J: POLITICAL NEWS I– Someone said Chelsea “The Genius” Clinton may run for Congress.  Good God Almighty, please say it ain’t so.  She is as stupid as is the Fly, aka Baby Evita, aka Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, she with her Boston College economics degree.   Then again, she would fit right in with all the dimwitted Democrats serving in Congress already like Hank “Flat Top” Johnson, DS-GA 4th congressional district, and Congresswoman Sheila “Putty Puss” Jackson Lee, DS-TX 18th congressional district, and Congressman ‘Mr.’ James “Influence” Clyburn, DS-SC 6th congressional district, she would fit right in.   
  80. 2021 Friday K: POLITICAL NEWS II– Glenn Beck said today on his radio show that in the cities where Black Lives Matter protesters ran amok raping, pillaging, looting, robbing, and beating, there were a combined total of more than 6,000 additional homicides.  Coincidence?  We think not.  They are not a peace-loving group; they are fascist black-and-brown-shirted thugs in need of eradication.  Elsewhere, in other political news, Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th congressional district, has challenged the highly cerebral Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th congressional district to a debate on the Green New Deal.  Now, we would pay handsomely to get ringside seats to see this duel to the death, MTG doing battle with the Fly on pay-per-view-TV.  Sign us up now.
  81. 2021 Friday L: POLITICAL NEWS III– In other political news, we learn that the director for the new Black Panther sequel is NOT going to follow his WOKE liberal comrades and boycott Georgia.  Good.  ‘WOKE’ will go away when people pay it NO attention.  None of us are going to NFL, NBA, or MLB games ever again nor are we going to buy Coca-Cola® products, Nike® sportswear, or any of the other crap that is boycotting everything.  We are not going to see movies, we do not have to see how stupid we are, how great the Chi-Coms and perverts are, enough is enough.   Elsewhere, the great state of Florida passes an anti-riot bill.  About time someone does.  Look, government’s number one job is this: protecting the lives of its citizens and their property.  Plain, simple, and easy for the stupid to understand.  Once you raise an arm to throw a Molotov cocktail, you get shot.  Once you throw bricks and don’t stop when you are told to stop, you get shot.  Once you start looting, you are eligible to get shot.  This is the way it always was and should be again.
  82. 2021 Friday M: 2020 ELECTION NEWS– reports continue to arise that the number one person behind the changed election laws in numerous states and in the subsequent theft of the election from President Donald J. Trump is Bill and Hillary Clinton’s number one hired thug, attorney Mark Elias.  A partner at Perkins Cole, he is the head of their ‘political law’ department and this man- if we are to believe what we are now learning- is the number one operative behind the stolen election and the subsequent cover-ups of the theft.  In all states where election information has already been trashed, those states should have to hold another election at their expense.
  83. 2021 Friday N: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS I– We learn that Hunter Biden’s NEW book in which he talks about smoking crack, banging teenaged whores, and doing all sorts of other evil and disgusting stuff has sold a whopping 10,638 books in its first week.  According to Bill O’Reilly, this is ‘crap’ seeing as how Bill’s new book, “Killing the Mob” has already sold 60,000 copies and is not even on the shelves of bookstores yet.  In other news, people are lamenting the 13-year-old boy who was shot dead in Chicago the other night by a cop.  Adam Toledo, aka Lil Homicide and Baby Diablo was gangbanging with his buds at 2:30 in the morning, running around with a loaded gun, shot at cops, then ran away and dumped the gun just as the cops rolled up and got shot.  YOU don’t want to get shot, don’t be banging, don’t be shooting at cops, and don’t be running around in the middle of the night.  Period.   We shed no tears.  Next, Raul Castro, dictator of Cuba, says yes indeed, he is going to resign.  Wow.
  84. 2021 Friday O: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS II– U.S. Interior Secretary Debra Haaland, the first Norwegian-Native American to hold the job, is dumping Trump era rules concerning the fossil fuel industry’s rights on public lands.  Apparently, oil and gas companies will no longer be able to drill for vital national resources leaving us dependent upon OPEC, Russia, and other Third World producers of energy.  This makes no sense.  Next, conservative House Republicans are forming the ‘America First Caucus,’  a group to continue the legacy of President Donald J. Trump.   Next, Minneapolis public schools are hurriedly switching over to online learning as the city (and the country) braces for the verdict in the murder trial of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin.   Finally, the mother of slain EMT Breonna Taylor- Tamika Palmer- slams both State Representative Attica Scott, D-Louisville, and BLM, labeling both of them as ‘frauds’ in the aftermath of the shooting death of her daughter.  According to Ms. Palmer, she watched the TWO raise money off the death of Breonna without doing a damned thing to help her family.  Wow.  We understand.
  85. 2021 Friday P: Here are the numbers for tonight’s Mega Millions Draw #1651: 17, 27, 28, 50, 55, and Mega 25.  Out of 105,680 winning tickets, the highest winners were 64 people who had four numbers for a prize of $496 apiece.
  86. 2022 Saturday: Friends, we understand that the left can say whatever they want about whomever they want.  However, they persecute us for making light of all manner of things, lampooning bigwig politicians, or criticizing drastic social changes.   Well, we will do our best to clean things up and put our critics at ease.  What the hell.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0802 a 20” x 24” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Desert Hills.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day.

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The next album that came out is technically a Richard Manuel album although credited in some locations as a joint effort between Rick Danko and Richard Manuel.  “Live at O’ Toole’s Tavern” came out on July 20, 2009, and featured Manuel (pianos, vocals), Danko (bass, fiddle, guitars vocals), Jim Weider (guitars, bass), and a harmonica player.  One finds 18 glorious tunes here, many from the Band but others from elsewhere.  We certainly hope that everyone who enjoys both the Band and its individual components to seek this one out, give it a good listen, and to pick it up.  We think you will be glad you did.  Enjoy.

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[i] We promoted the music of the greatest blues-rock-British-boogie band, Savoy Brown, beginning on Friday, 28-January-2011 through Monday, 28-February-2011.  Kim Simmonds is one of the greatest guitarists of all time along with “Lonesome Dave” who ranks amongst the best rhythm guitarists and rock vocalists ever which is why everyone should check the music of this fabulous band out ASAP.

[ii] We began promoting the music of Foghat, one of the all-time greatest rock bands to explode out of England, beginning on Monday, 18-February-2018 through Monday, 19-March-2018.  We hope you will seek the music of this celebrated group out by checking out the blog posts on those dates.

[iii] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Uriah Heep, but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Hawkwind.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

[iv] As always, our main source is “The Last Valley” by Martin Windrow, Da Capo Press, 2004.

[v] We will present the music of Chicago- and its various members’ solo careers- sometime in 2030 so we hope you will remain with us until then.

[vi] We promoted the music of the Jefferson Airplane, the Jefferson Starship, Starship, and of the various bands’ members beginning on Tuesday, 05-April-2011 through Sunday, 22-May-2011.  Please look for them and enjoy.

[vii] We promoted the music of the famed San Francisco, California, rock band, Moby Grape, on Monday, 09-April-2012 through Monday, 23-April-2012.  We hope you will seek them out and add them to your collection.

[viii] We promoted the music of Roxy Music, as well as its three principal members- Bryan Ferry, Phil Manzanera, and Andy Mackay- beginning on Wednesday, 05-February-2020, through Sunday, 19-April-2020.

[ix] Bing has returned to reporting update numbers (well, mostly).  Here is the link: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

[x] Speaking of the decision to flip the game from Atlanta to Denver, we learned today that unsavory people like Stacey Abrams and the big dimwit, the pro-Chi-Com-loving LeBron James were integral in getting the game moved.  How outrageous.  How evil.  Scumbags.

[xi] We obtain our statistics for the coronavirus from: (1) covid-19 u.s. and global statistics – Bing

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

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

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

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

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

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

59. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2022

62. 2020 Friday: In the past six days of a worsening outbreak of the Kung Flu around the world, stock markets around the planet have reported a combined loss of $6 trillion of vanished wealth- and this is only the beginning. Meanwhile, in Italy, cases of the China Virus are EXPLODING as another 450 plus cases are reported which brings their tally of cases to 888. Deaths in that country are approaching two dozen. Not good.

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59. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2022:

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U.S. Secretaries of State Abel P. Upshur and William M. Evarts; Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Neil S. Wolin;  U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew; the Dave Clark Five featuring Mike Smith, Electric Light Orchestra featuring Wilfred Gibson, the Rolling Stones featuring Brian Jones, and Uriah Heep featuring Dave Byron:

  1. 1066 Wednesday: Westminster Abbey opens to the public.
  2. 1677 Sunday: The Dutch take control of the English colony in Suriname.
  3. 1749 Friday: The first edition of author Henry Fielding’s novel, “Tom Jones” goes into publication. 
  4. 1759 Wednesday: Pope Clement XIII allows the printing of the Bible into various languages.
  5. 1827 Wednesday: The first commercial railroad in the United States, the Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) receives its charter.
  6. 1844 Wednesday: As the ship was sailing on the Potomac River, a 12-inch gun aboard the USS Princeton exploded and killed Secretary of State Abel P. Upshur, Navy Secretary Thomas W. Gilmer, and several others.
  7. 1849 Wednesday: The first boatload of gold prospectors arrives in San Francisco from the East Coast.  The SS California left New York Harbor on October 06, 1848.  It sailed from there around Cape Horn and up to California in a trip that took 4 months and 21 days.
  8. 1854 Tuesday: At Ripon, Wisconsin, politicians organize the Republican Party.  About 50 anti-slavery supporters began the new political group.
  9. 1859 Monday: The Arkansas legislature passes a bill ordering free blacks to choose between returning to slavery and leaving the state in exile.
  10. 1861 Thursday: The Federal government creates the territories of Nevada and Colorado.
  11. 1863 Saturday: The Union Navy sinks the Confederate raider, CSS Nashville, near Ft. McAllister, Georgia.
  12. 1884 Thursday: In Potomac River, Maryland, the 15th U.S. Secretary of State Abel P. Upshur dies.  He served under President John Tyler from June 24, 1843, to February 28, 1844.
  13. 1885 Saturday: AT&T (American Telephone and Telegraph) incorporated on this date.
  14. 1901 Thursday: In New York City, the 27th U.S. Secretary of State William M. Evarts died.  He served under President Rutherford B. Hayes and from March 12, 1877, to March 07, 1881.
  15. 1911 Tuesday: President William Howard Taft nominated the first black American to be the assistant attorney general of the United States on this date, William H. Lewis.
  16. 1917 Wednesday: The AP reports that Mexico and Japan will ally with Germany if the United States enters World War I.  The information reportedly came from a German diplomatic communication from German Foreign Minister Arthur Zimmerman to a German official in Mexico.  Outrage over the fact that our southern neighbor might ally with the Central Powers is one of the events that propelled the United States into the global conflict.
  17. 1922 Tuesday: Although British troops remain on its sovereign soil, Egypt gains its independence from Great Britain. 
  18. 1924 Thursday: The U.S. begins a lengthy intervention in the Honduras to support plantation owners. 
  19. 1933 Tuesday: In Germany, two things occur on this date: (1) President Paul von Hindenburg abolishes freedom of opinion, while (2) Chancellor Adolf Hitler orders the dissolution of the German Communist Party.  Meanwhile, Frances Perkins becomes the first female Cabinet minister in the United States in the Franklin Delano Roosevelt administration.
  20. 1939 Tuesday: Great Britain recognizes the Spanish government in the control of Generalissimo Francisco Franco.
  21. 1940 Wednesday: Richard Wright’s “Native Son[i]” is published on this date.  Elsewhere, the first televised basketball game took place on this date.  The game featured Fordham University and the University of Pittsburgh from Madison Square Garden in New York.
  22. 1941 Friday: During the month of February, 39 German U-Boats are sunk for a total of 197,000 tons.
  23. 1942 Saturday: Brian Jones, future founding member of the Rolling Stones[ii] was born on this date in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.  Brian was a talented musician who play a wide variety of musical instruments and sadly, was never given the due he so deserved.  Elsewhere in Dilston, Northumberland, England, future violinist with Electric Light Orchestra[iii]—Wilfred Gibson—was born.  
  24. 1942 Saturday A: Meanwhile, in Java, the last bastion in the Dutch East Indies, Japanese troops begin landing on the beaches.   Elsewhere, in the Battle of the Sunda Strait, the Japanese navy attacked the U.S. heavy cruiser USS Houston and the Australian light cruiser HMAS Perth, both of which sunk shortly after midnight with a combined loss of more than 1,000 sailors.
  25. 1943 Sunday: During the month of February, 63 German U-Boats are sunk by the allies for a total loss of 359,300 tons.  Meanwhile, in Operation Gunnerside, seven Norwegian commandoes attack the Nazi heavy water plant at Vemork, the place where they create the necessary components for nuclear weapons.
  26. 1945 Wednesday: In Manila, the government of the Philippines is proclaimed back in effect following the retreat of Imperial Japanese forces into the jungles. 
  27. 1947 Friday: In Taiwan, the authorities put down civil disorder; however, 30,000 people die in the process of them doing it.
  28. 1951 Wednesday: A Senate committee reports that in the U.S. at least TWO major crime syndicates exist and possibly more.
  29. 1953 Saturday: Scientists James D. Watson and Francis H. C. Crick announced the discovery of the double-helix structure of DNA, a fundamental building block of life.
  30. 1954 Sunday: The U.S. performs an atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island.
  31. 1959 Saturday: The Chicago Cardinals trade Ollie Matson to the Los Angeles Rams for nine players.
  32. 1960 Sunday: A day after defeating the Soviets at the Winter Games in Squaw Valley, California, the United States won its first Olympic Hockey Gold Medal by defeating Czechoslovakia’s team 9-4.
  33. 1961 Tuesday: President John F. Kennedy names Henry Kissinger as a special adviser.
  34. 1962 Wednesday: A group of Las Vegas republicans formed the John Glenn for President club on this date.
  35. 1972 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon ends his historic weeklong visit to Communist China.
  36. 1974 Thursday: After a gap of seven years, the United States and Egypt reestablish diplomatic relations.
  37. 1976 Saturday: Spain begins pulling its troops out of the Western Sahara.
  38. 1979 Wednesday: Mr. Ed, the talking horse from the TV show, “Mr. Ed,” died.  
  39. 1982 Sunday: AT&T loses a record $7 billion for the fiscal year.
  40. 1983 Monday: The final TV episode of “M*A*S*H” airs on CBS-TV, a record 125 million people watch it.
  41. 1985 Thursday: Dave Byron, lead vocalist for the British rock band, Uriah Heep[iv], lost his battle with chronic alcoholism on this date and died at age 38 in Berkshire, England.
  42. 1986 Friday: Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme suffered assassination in Stockholm.
  43. 1991 Thursday: United Nations troops move into Kuwait City while Saddam Hussein orders his troops out of Kuwait; Iraqi soldiers set ablaze Kuwaiti oil fields during their arduous retreat.
  44. 1993 Sunday: A gun battle erupted near Waco, Texas, when Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (and Explosives) or ATF agents tried to arrest Branch Davidian leader David Koresh on weapons charges; however, it did not go well, and four agents and six Davidians lost their lives leading to a 51-day standoff.  The siege ended on April 19 as fire erupted while federal agents smashed their way (or attempted to) into the compound leading to the deaths of Mr. Koresh and 78 other Davidians including many children.  President Bill Clinton and his Attorney General, Janet Reno, were never charged for the crimes of killing American citizens on home soil and for using tanks, gas, and other means of murder and assault.  To this day, neither has been charged with the crime of murder but this display of tyranny later led Timothy McVeigh to bomb the federal building in Oklahoma City. 
  45. 1994 Monday: The so-called, “Brady Law,” goes into effect, which imposes a waiting period for the purchase of handguns.  Elsewhere, NATO conducted its first military strike when U.S. F-16 fighters shot down four Bosnian Serb warplanes in violation of a no-fly zone over central Bosnia.
  46. 1997 Friday: Smokers must show identification that shows they are 18 years of age or older if they wish to purchase tobacco products.
  47. 2001 Wednesday: The Northwest region of the U.S. including the state of Washington was hit by an earthquake that measured 6.9 on the Richter scale.  However, the authorities reported not a single death.
  48. 2002 Thursday: ABC Sports announced that John Madden would replace Dennis Miller on “Monday Night Football.”  Madden signed a four-year, $20 million deal with ABC.
  49. 2003 Friday: UN Chief Weapons Inspector Hans Blix announces that there is ‘no evidence that Iraq possesses any weapons of mass destruction.’
  50. 2007 Wednesday: NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft made a gravitational slingshot against Jupiter to change the planned trajectory toward the planet Pluto. 
  51. 2008 Thursday: In Aylesbury, Buckingham, England, longtime keyboardist/vocalist with the Dave Clark Five[v]– Mike Smith- died at age 64 from a stroke.
  52. 2011 Monday: In Egypt, the government imposes a travel ban on former President Hosni Mubarak and his sons in anticipation of trying them on a variety of charges.  Elsewhere, the last surviving veteran of World War I, Frank Buckles, dies in Charles Town, West Virginia, at age 110.
  53. 2012 Tuesday: IBM announces it is on the brink of developing the world’s first quantum computer. 
  54. 2013 Thursday: According to Brainy History, in North Carolina, a neuroscientist at Duke University announces he has successfully connected the brains of two rats in such a way that they share information.  Elsewhere, Pope Benedict XVI resigned as the pontiff.  He became the first pope since Gregory XII in 1415 to resign his post and the first to resign voluntarily since Celestine V in 1294.
  55. 2013 Thursday A: Acting U.S. Treasury Secretary Neil S. Wolin stepped down from office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Barack Hussein Obama from January 25, 2013, until today.  His replacement- the 76th U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew- assumed office on this date.  Also, a Democrat, he served under President Barack Hussein Obama from today until January 20, 2017.
  56. 2014 Friday: New Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announces plans to cut government spending and use the funds to decrease taxes on individuals and regional businesses; Italy’s unemployment rate increased 0.2 percent in January to 12.9 percent.  Meanwhile, in order to protect its ‘interests,’ Moscow sends troops into the Crimea. 
  57. 2015 Saturday: The vice president of the African nation of Sierra Leone, Samuel Sam-Sumana, announces he is going to undergo a voluntary 21-day quarantine after one of his bodyguards dies of Ebola; although the disease is slowing, there is still good reason for the precautionary measures.
  58. 2016 Sunday: In the 36th Annual Razzles Awards, the chick flick, “Fifty Shades of Gray,” wins Worst Picture Award, Worst Actor Award, and Worst Actress Award.  Amen.  What a load of crap.   Elsewhere, in Lake Ridge, Virginia, a brand-new female police officer, her first day on the job, is shot and killed while two other cops are wounded during a domestic violence dispute.
  59. 2017 Tuesday: The Trump administration announces a plan with which to increase the budget for the armed forces by 9-percent.   Meanwhile, Turkey continues going after last year’s ‘coup plotters’ against thug dictator Erdogan with more than 300 people scooped up, stuffed into prisons outside Ankara, there to await trial on charges of attempted murder and other crimes.  This is all bogus, the Turkish government is cleaning house on those who support democracy and free elections.
  60. 2018 Wednesday: The ‘humanitarian’ government of Rwanda shutters the doors of 700 ‘illegal churches,’ claiming they were ‘too noisy’ and that they lacked the appropriate building permits.  Meanwhile, one day after being questioned before the House Intelligence Committee, White House Communications Director Hope Hicks announces she is going to resign.
  61. 2019 Thursday: A summit meeting between the United States’ President Donald J. Trump and the overweight dictator of North Korea- Kim Jong Un- collapses with nothing to show for it.  Meanwhile, YouTube announces it will no longer permit comments on videos featuring children as pedophiles are the ones leaving most of the comments.[vi]  Elsewhere, the Israeli government announces that after more than two years of investigating Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu, they have enough evidence to indict him on charges of corruption and some other bull crap.  Sounds like they are learning lessons from the Democrats in the U.S.
  62. 2020 Friday: In the past six days of a worsening outbreak of the Kung Flu around the world, stock markets around the planet have reported a combined loss of $6 trillion of vanished wealth- and this is only the beginning.  Meanwhile, in Italy, cases of the China Virus are EXPLODING as another 450 plus cases are reported which brings their tally of cases to 888.  Deaths in that are approaching two dozen.  Not good.  Mexico, Lithuania, Nigeria, Belarus, New Zealand, Azerbaijan, and even Iceland report their first cases of this evil pandemic.  Greeks in Cyprus seal the border with the Turks in Northern Cyprus, land stolen by Turkey back in the 1970s.  The disease is spreading, rapidly, and it’s only a matter of time before it reaches everywhere.   In other news, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocks President Donald J. Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ order.  (A year later, Joe Biden would throw the southern border WIDE OPEN!)
  63. 2021 Sunday: CPAC enters its final day and attendees are ecstatic over the wide range of conservative speakers leading up to President Donald J. Trump.   President Trump stood atop all straw polls pollsters conducted which is no surprise there.  Florida Governor Ron DeSantis followed by South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem came in second and third.  
  64. 2021 Sunday A: Congressman Jim Banks calls on the GOP to continue rallying the working class in the manner in which, President Donald J. Trump did.  The 45th president expanded the party, brought in the working classes, minorities, and naturalized immigrants.  He can and will continue doing that while the left continues becoming the party of the insane, the freaks, the illegal aliens, and the criminals.   Meanwhile, Congresswoman Lauren Boebert, R-CO, tells the CPAC crowd that she will resist all overreach efforts by the Democrats everywhere she finds them.  Conservative icon tells the crowd ‘be not afraid’ and to ‘always seek the truth.’
  65. 2021 Sunday B: Speaking of criminals, Governor Andrew “Killer” Cuomo has tapped a retired federal judge (who just happens to have ties to HIM) to investigate ALL charges of sexual harassment and abuse lodged against him by former female staffers.  While very few expect anything to come of this, uh, ‘investigation,’ we would like to say this to Governor Cuomo: IF you had not tried to politicize all the aid the 45th president sent your way to combat the Chi-Com Virus and actually been honest, you might not be in the mess you are today just like had you not created a SWOLLEN head and published a book on ‘the great job YOU did fighting the virus,’ you might not be in trouble today.   However, when you think you are something more than you are, the Fates have a way of coming for YOU.  Return the Emmy, refund the publishers all monies paid to you and perhaps you will be able to avoid wearing an orange jump suit.  Dumb ass!  New York state lawmaker Alessandra Biaggi says, “Cuomo MUST GO.”  Interestingly, as Cuomo continues to sink CNN won’t cover him.
  66. 2021 Sunday C: The California Fire Trust has filed lawsuits against PG&E for the loss of life and properties California’s annual fire season bestows on the state.  We would like to suggest to the Trust that perhaps you should re-jigger your lawsuit and slap it on Governors Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom and Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown because the governors and other Democratic leadership bear more responsibility for the criminal doings within the state when it comes to maintaining (or NOT maintaining) a safe environment for all.  Add to that the fact the Democratic-Socialists demand PG&E go to all renewables within the next decade and you find a utility company beset by not enough revenue to do everything demanded of it.  Go after state Democrats and hold them to account before you punish PG&E. 
  67. 2021 Sunday D: California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom is not the ONLY one facing recall.  No, Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascón is facing the wrath of the voters, too.  A transplant from San Francisco (he was TOO radical for ‘Frisco), he has broken all campaign promises by freeing violent felons, not-prosecuting felons, and avoiding going after cartels, human traffickers, and other human filth.  The good people of L.A. County want to get this POS out of office ASAP.  Godspeed!
  68. 2021 Sunday E: Ohio Senator Rob Portman, Republican, says that COVID-19 relief bill should be one of bipartisanship and not the PORKULUS the Democrats are pushing which is the current slush fund for the next four years in much the same way the ‘stimulus’ of 2008-09 was a slush fund for Democrats throughout the Obama-Biden administration.   Senator Susan Collins, RINO-Maine, urges the ‘Biden administration’ to loosen restrictions on the U.S.-Canada border which have been clamped on since the outbreak of the Wuhan Virus Crisis.  We are unclear as to WHY they are still being imposed when every illegal alien and his or her brother can swarm into the United States along our border with Mexico. 
  69. 2021 Sunday F: Dick Morris says that only 16-percent of the U.S. population has received their Chi-Vi vaccines while Joe Biden is sending $4 billion worth of U.S.-manufactured vaccines to the Third World.   The 16-percent accounts for approximately 72.8-million doses of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu in the United States, mostly the first of two injections per person. 
  70. 2021 Sunday G: In other CPAC news, Congressman Jim Jordan, R-OH, says that President Donald J. Trump loves the country and that he has kept his word on every promise.  Meanwhile, Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch says that the American people must just ‘say no’ when it comes to amnesty for tens of millions of illegal aliens hiding within the fabric of the country.  Congressman Darrell Issa says that ‘the GOP is at war with Big Tech.’  He says that BIG TECH picks winners and losers and that that must change.  Section 230 must be changed because it was never designed to do what BIG TECH has taken it to say- protecting them from all rebukes while allowing them to determine who can and who cannot be heard or seen.   In other GOP news, the Nebraska GOP rebukes Senator Ben Sasse for going against Trump.  These losers forget for whom they work.
  71. 2021 Sunday H: Here are the COVID-19 statistics for the planet as a whole: 113,972,687 confirmed cases, +597,352, 2,528,535, confirmed deaths, +12,639, and 64,368,922 confirmed recoveries, +442,452.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 28,833,039 confirmed cases, up 71,298 from yesterday’s reporting, 517,204 confirmed deaths, UP 2,066, and 16,497,071 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 188,695 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE U.S.  Joe, STOP SENDING U.S. vaccines overseas, use them here at home you reprobate scumbag.  NOT OUR PRESIDENT!
  72. 2021 Sunday I: Next, in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,565,971 confirmed cases, 52,015 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 28,000 confirmed cases, 439 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 342,574 confirmed cases, 5,024 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other piece of U.S. territory- Iowa: currently, they have 363,090 confirmed cases, 5,471 confirmed deaths, and 315,134 confirmed recoveries.  Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 773,335 confirmed cases, 5,732 confirmed deaths, and 727,779 confirmed recoveries.
  73. 2022 Monday: Let’s see what befalls us today…

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This artwork is #0755 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “A Dream of Romance.”  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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Formed in the late 1950s as the Hawks, the group that would come to be known as the Band evolved in 1967.  Featuring four Canadians and one American, the band erupted onto the stage with their first album, “Music from the Big Pink,” (July 01, 1968).  In some ways, the band was a throwback in that having performed with Bob Dylan for a lengthy time, they combined elements of acoustic folks with rock and roll with the music of the prairies, the back hills, and other American-Canadian forms in an extremely alluring package of sound.  The band features Rick Danko (bass, vocals, and fiddle), Robbie Robertson (guitars and vocals), Levon Helm (drums, percussion, vocals, mandolins, and tambourines), Richard Manuel (pianos, organs, and vocals), and Garth Hudson (keyboards and saxophones).  Their first album touched the souls of many and put them on a path to stardom, one that would take them to Woodstock in 1969 and beyond.  One of the big hits was “The Weight.”  We hope you will seek this album out and consider adding it to your growing collection of nothing but the absolute best in rock music.  You will be glad you did, of that, we guarantee.

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[i] “Native Son” by Richard Wright is a book every American should read.

[ii] We shared the music of the Stones beginning Tuesday, 22-March-2016 through Sunday, 28-August-2016.  This included the members’ solo projects.  We sure as heck hope you check out the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richard, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, and Mick Taylor.  Ronnie Wood you can find during the presentation of the Faces.  Sadly, we should have been clairvoyant and presented the music of Marianne Faithful, too.  Perhaps one day we will.

[iii] We are not sure as to when we will begin promoting the music of Electric Light Orchestra but we hope to do it soon just as we hope to do the music of Pink Floyd, Supertramp, Jethro Tull, and some other famous British rock bands.  Please remain vigilant for the day when we do.  We thank you.

[iv] Not sure as to when we will get around to doing the music of Uriah Heep but we hope to do it at the same time we promote the music of Hawkwind.  We hope you will remain alert as to the day that we do.

[v] We look forward to doing the music of one of the great British invasion bands, the Dave Clark Five, at some point in the next 2-3 years.  Stick around for the day we do- you will be glad you did.

[vi] Many civilized Americans believe we need to construct a Devil’s Island of sorts and leave the pedophiles to contend with one another.  Others believe that as the liberal Democrats continue searching for new sources of cash infusions for their campaigns, they will try to legalize this blasphemous behavior.  Shame.

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2017 Tuesday: Along the coastline of Zawiya, Libya, the bodies of 87 African migrants wash ashore. They were the lucky ones as ISIS was selling other Sub-Saharan Africans as slaves in various marketplaces.

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52. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2022:

U.S. Attorneys General William M. Evarts and Ebenezer R. Hoar; U.S. Secretary of State William M. Evarts; Senator Mark Kelly; French Impressionist and Realist Gustave Caillebotte, Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels; Alice Cooper featuring Tommy Henricksen, the Grateful Dead featuring Vince Welnick, the Jackson Five, Love featuring Johnny Echols, the Monkees featuring Peter Tork, Starship featuring Cathy Richardson, Talking Heads featuring Jerry Harrison, Evangelist Billy Graham, and Uriah Heep featuring Paul Newton:

  1. 1173 Wednesday: The 170th Roman Pope Alexander III canonizes Thomas Beckett archbishop of Canterbury.
  2. 1431 Monday: England commences its trial against Joan of Arc.
  3. 1513 Friday: The reign of the 216th Roman Catholic Pope Julius II ends on this date.  He first became Vicar of Christ on October 31, 1503.
  4. 1613 Thursday: The Russian National Assembly unanimously chooses Mikhail Romanov, age 16, to be the next czar, who, begins a dynasty that would last for three centuries until World War I and the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 toppled it.
  5. 1730 Tuesday: The reign of the 245th Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XIII ends on this date.  He first became the shepherd of all Roman Catholics on May 29, 1724.
  6. 1792 Tuesday: The U.S. Congress passes the Presidential Succession Act.
  7. 1795 Saturday: Under the new French constitution, the people have the right to freedom of religion.
  8. 1804 Tuesday: In Wales, engineers demonstrated the first self-propelled locomotive on rails to an admiring public.
  9. 1816 Wednesday: Future 30th Attorney General of the United States Ebenezer R. Hoar is born in Concord, Massachusetts.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Ulysses S. Grant from March 05, 1869, to March 03, 1870.
  10. 1842 Monday: In the United States, John Greenough receives a patent from the federal government for the first known sewing machine.
  11. 1848 Monday: Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels published the worst book in the history of the world, one that has caused more than 120,000,000 deaths wherever its philosophy has used, The Communist Manifesto, on this date.  Currently, the two authors burn in the fiery pits of hell for their perfidy.
  12. 1857 Saturday: The U.S. Congress outlaws the use of foreign currency as legal tender in the U.S.
  13. 1858 Sunday: In Boston, Massachusetts, engineers installed the first electric burglar alarm.
  14. 1862 Friday: In Val Verde, New Mexico, Texas Rangers win the battle for the Confederacy during the Civil War.  Elsewhere, the CSA declares the Confederate Constitution and the presidency as permanent.
  15. 1864 Sunday: First U.S. Catholic Parish for blacks is dedicated in Baltimore, Maryland.
  16. 1866 Wednesday: Lucy B. Hobbs became the first woman to graduate from a dental school with the college being the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in Cincinnati.
  17. 1874 Saturday: The Oakland Daily Tribune begins publication.
  18. 1878 Thursday: The first telephone directories in the U.S. went to residents of New Haven, Connecticut—it was single page with ONLY 50 entries.
  19. 1885 Saturday: The Washington Monument undergoes dedication on this date.
  20. 1887 Monday: Oregon becomes the first U.S. state to make Labor Day a holiday.
  21. 1901 Thursday: In New York City, N.Y., former 29th U.S. Attorney General William M. Evarts died at age 83.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from July 17, 1868, to March 03, 1869, and then became 27th U.S. secretary of state and finally a New York senator in the U.S. Senate.
  22. 1902 Friday: Dr. Harvey Cushing, the first U.S. brain surgeon, performs his first operation.
  23. 1912 Wednesday: The Great Fifth Ward Fire broke out in Houston; although property losses topped $3 million, no one died in the fire.
  24. 1915 Sunday: The World’s Fair opens in San Francisco, California.
  25. 1916 Monday: During World War I in France, the Battle of Verdun commenced, and it eventually ended with France beating Germany on December 18, 1916.
  26. 1922 Tuesday: Great Britain grants Egypt independence.
  27. 1925 Saturday: The New Yorker magazine made its debut.
  28. 1931 Saturday: The stomach acid remedy, Alka Seltzer hits the market.
  29. 1940 Wednesday: John Lewis, future U.S. Congressman from the Peach State’s 5th congressional district from 1987 until his death on July 17, 2020, is born in the city of Troy, Georgia.
  30. 1941 Thursday: As the Fascist Italian troops are struggling in Greece, their German allies are passing through Axis ally Bulgaria on their way to give them a hand.
  31. 1942 Friday: The U.S. Army Air Corps is setting up bases in Great Britain, preparing for the great air war over Occupied Europe. 
  32. 1943 Saturday:  Fighting in the Solomons Islands chain heats up as American forces wrest the Russell Islands from their Japanese occupiers.  On the Eastern Front, the survivors of the Stalingrad campaign- what’s left of the Italian Eighth Army- finally reach safety among friendly lines following a withdrawal of several hundred miles mostly on foot.
  33. 1944 Sunday: Fighting in pockets around the Anzio beach head continues but not in the intensity it’s been over the past four days.  German troops are still trying to probe the Allied lines but are having no success.  The battle will stalemate for a while longer as Allied forces build up an amazing number for a breakout and the race for Rome.
  34. 1945 Wednesday: During the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima, sustained kamikaze attacks sank the escort carrier, USS Bismarck Sea, a devastation, which ultimately claimed the lives of 318 U.S. Navy sailors.
  35. 1947 Friday: Edwin H. Land publicly demonstrated his Polaroid Land Camera, which could produce black-and-white photographs in 60 seconds of taking.  He did so to the Optical Society of America in New York City.  Elsewhere, future lead guitarist with the Los Angeles, CA, rock band, Love[i]—Johnny Echols—is born in Memphis, Tennessee.
  36. 1948 Saturday: Future member of the British hard rock band, Uriah Heep[ii]– Paul Newton (bass/backing vocals 1969-1971)- is born on this date in Hampshire, England.
  37. 1949 Monday: Future member of the New York City rock band, Talking Heads[iii]—Jerry Harrison (guitars/keyboards)—is born on this date in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  38. 1951 Wednesday: Vince Welnick, future keyboardist, and vocalist with both the Tubes[iv] and the Grateful Dead[v] was born on this date in Phoenix, Arizona; after the Dead disbanded due to the death of Jerry Garcia, he formed his own band, Missing Man Formation, in honor of Garcia.
  39. 1952 Thursday: Dick Button performs the first figure skating triple jump in competition.
  40. 1953 Saturday: Francis Crick and James Watson discover the structure of the DNA molecule.
  41. 1961 Tuesday: In Miami Beach, Florida, Cassius Clay puts his pro boxing record to 5-0 with a RTD over his opponent, Donnie Fleeman, in the 6th round of a scheduled 8-round bout.
  42. 1964 Friday: Future member of Alice Cooper[vi]— Tommy Henricksen (guitars 2011-present)—is born on this date in Port Jefferson Station, N.Y.  Elsewhere, in West Orange, New Jersey, future astronaut and U.S. Senator Mark Kelly, Democrat, is born.  A Democrat, he would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body on December 02, 2020.
  43. 1965 Sunday: Assassins identified as members of the Nation of Islam shot Black Muslim leader and civil rights activist, Malcolm X, 39, to death inside New York’s Audubon Ballroom.  Many believe that the Minister Louis Farrakhan orchestrated the hit.  We believe him to be the prime culprit.  Three men took the rap, however, and were convicted of murder and sent to prison; all eventually were paroled.
  44. 1967 Tuesday: In the City of Brotherly Love, heavyweight boxer “Smokin’ Joe” Frazier scores a KO on opponent, Doug Jones, at the 2:28-minute mark of Round 6 in a scheduled 10-round heavyweight bout to put his pro record to 14-0.  Jones record went to 29-9-1 with the loss.
  45. 1968 Wednesday: An agreement between baseball players and club owners increased the minimum salary for major league players to $10,000 per year.
  46. 1969 Friday: Future vocalist with Starship[vii] (2008-present)—Cathy Richardson—is born on this date in Chicago, Illinois.
  47. 1970 Saturday: The Jackson Five[viii] make their television debut on “American Bandstand.”
  48. 1972 Monday: Richard Nixon becomes the first U.S. president to visit the People’s Republic of China.
  49. 1973 Wednesday: Israeli jets shoot down a Libyan airliner, killing 108 people aboard it.  Meanwhile, the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks record their 262nd game without another team scoring a shut out on them.  Elsewhere, down in Orlando, Florida, heavyweight boxer Jimmy Ellis scores a KO over opponent, Bob Felstein, at the 2:48 minute mark of Round 2 in a scheduled 10-round bout to put his pro record to 35-7.
  50. 1974 Thursday: At the world-famous Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, heavyweight boxer Mike “Hercules” Weaver put his pro record to 5-4 with a 6-round bout on points over his opponent, Ellis McKinley. 
  51. 1975 Friday: Former President Richard M. Nixon cabinet members and aides, U.S. Attorney General John Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman, and John D. Ehrlichman receive sentences of 2-8 years in a federal prison.
  52. 1981 Saturday: In the United Kingdom, the authorities finally catch Peter Sutcliffe, the so-called “Yorkshire Ripper,” murderer of 13 women and put him in jail.  
  53. 1983 Monday: The NBA’s San Diego Clippers begin a 29-game road-losing streak.
  54. 1987 Saturday: The Syrian army marches into Beirut, Lebanon.
  55. 1988 Sunday: Televangelist Jimmy Swaggert confesses his sins to his congregation.
  56. 1991 Thursday: The USSR announces that Iraq has accepted a peace plan it brokered; however, the U.S. calls the plan, “unacceptable.”
  57. 1992 Friday: Kristi Yamaguchi of the United States won the gold medal in ladies’ figure skating at the Albertville Olympics; Midori Ito of Japan won the silver, and Nancy Kerrigan of the U.S. won the bronze.
  58. 1995 Tuesday: Chicago stockbroker Steve Fossett became the first person to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean in a balloon.  He landed in Leader, Saskatchewan.
  59. 2003 Friday: Bill Maher’s political talk show “Real Time with Bill Maher” debuts on HBO.
  60. 2010 Sunday: The Chinese Ministry of Commerce announces foreign direct investment into China has risen for the sixth consecutive month, $8.3 billion year-on-year.
  61. 2012 Tuesday: European Zone finance ministers announce a second bailout for cash-strapped Greece.
  62. 2013 Thursday: Scientists discover that honeybees could sense electric fields around flowers, enabling them to identify specific flowers for pollination.  Meanwhile, Egypt’s government announces it will hold parliamentary elections later in the year.  Finally, 83 people die and 250 suffer injuries in a series of bombings across the Syrian city of Damascus.
  63. 2014 Friday:  According to Brainy History, G-20 nations discuss ending stimulus efforts in economically advanced nations while planning ways to increase global trade and employment opportunities to achieve global GDP growth.
  64. 2015 Saturday: Also, according to Brainy History, Turkey sends troops to Syria to rescue 40 guards and relocate remains from the tomb of Suleiman Shah, which ISIS militants now surround; the international community recognizes the site as Turkish territory.
  65. 2016 Sunday: ISIS, a member of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ carries out suicide bombings in Homs and Damascus, killing at least 140 people.  Next, airstrikes in Libya by U.S. warplanes on terrorist targets kill two Serbian hostages.  Elsewhere, a Michigan Uber driv