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

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

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

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

  1. 30 BC: Following the Battle of Actium, Octavian- Julius Caesar’s great nephew regroups while Mark Anthony finds himself with a massive desertion of his troops.  Once Octavian reorganizes, he drives deeper into Egypt searching for Caesar’s illegitimate son with Cleopatra, her, too, as well as Anthony.  Things would not end well for any of the three.  
  2. 432 Saturday: St. Sixtus III begins his reign as the 44th Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve as pontiff until August 18, 440.
  3. 768 Wednesday: Philip begins and ends his reign as the 93.1st Roman Catholic Antipope.  This took place because those who gave him his position were guilty of simony, which forced him to withdraw him from papacy.
  4. 1009 Monday: The reign of the 142nd Roman Catholic Pope Sergius IV begins on this date.  He would guide his global flock from today until May 12, 1012.
  5. 1498 Sunday: On his third voyage to the Western Hemisphere, Christopher Columbus arrived at the island of Trinidad.
  6. 1556 Tuesday: St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, aka “the Jesuits,” died in Rome.
  7. 1620 Friday: The Pilgrim Fathers depart through England on the way the way to North America.
  8. 1715 Wednesday: A fleet of Spanish ships carrying gold, silver, and rare jewels sank during a hurricane off the east Florida coast; of some 2,500 crew members aboard, approximately 1,000 lost their lives.
  9. 1718 Sunday: At the Battle of Cape Pesaro, the English fleet destroys the Spanish fleet.
  10. 1751 Saturday: A massive fire destroys 1,000 homes in Stockholm, Sweden.
  11. 1777 Thursday: The Marquis de Lafayette, a 19-year-old French nobleman, received a commission as a major general in the American Continental Army.
  12. 1790 Saturday: The first U.S. patent went to Samuel Hopkins for his process of making potash and pearl ashes; we use the substances in fertilizers.
  13. 1792 Tuesday: Builders lay the cornerstone for the first government building in the United States, the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia.
  14. 1809 Monday: The first working railroad track in America begins today, a wooden track for horse-drawn wagon-cars, again in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  15. 1849 Tuesday: Benjamin Chambers patents the breech-loading cannon.   
  16. 1875 Saturday: The 17th President of the United States, Andrew Johnson, died in Elizabethton, Tennessee, at age 66.  Johnson assumed office upon President Abraham Lincoln’s death and became president on April 15, 1865, and served until March 04, 1869.
  17. 1910 Sunday: The former 41st U.S. Treasury Secretary John G. Carlisle died at age 75 in New York City, N.Y.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to March 05, 1897.
  18. 1914 Friday: Germany’s Kaiser Wilhelm II threatens ‘war’ if the Russian army does not immediately begin mobilizing; the nation did this to protect German ally, Austro-Hungary in its attack on Russian ally, Serbia.
  19. 1917 Tuesday: On the Western Front, the Third Battle of Ypres gets underway.  More than half-a-million British casualties would occur as General Haig continued sending his men into the German meatgrinder.  Interlacing machine gun positions, coordinated artillery attacks, and determined resolution condemned the deaths of countless British soldiers, men promised that it would be a cakewalk.
  20. 1919 Thursday: The republic’s National Assembly adopted Germany’s Weimar Constitution.
  21. 1922 Monday: In Minnesota, 18-year-old Ralph Samuelson rides the world’s first set of water skis.  Meanwhile, a general strike protesting violence committed by Mussolini’s Fascist movement breaks out.  It would not last long.
  22. 1928 Tuesday: MGM’s Leo the Lion roared for the first time.  MGM introduced him in their first talking picture, “White Shadows on the South Seas.”
  23. 1930 Thursday: The radio character, “The Shadow” made his debut as narrator of the “Detective Story Hour” on CBS Radio.
  24. 1932 Sunday: Enzo Ferrari retired from racing on this date.  However, in 1950, he launched a series of cars under his name.
  25. 1933 Monday: The radio series “Jack Armstrong, the All-American Boy,” made its debut on CBS radio station WBBM in Chicago, Illinois.
  26. 1936 Friday: Tokyo, Japan, wins the Summer Olympics for 1940; however, due to World War II and Japan’s part in it, the International Olympic Committee cancels their victories which angered a country that already felt slighted by Europeans following World War I- the Allies denied their Asian ally their share of the spoils other than the German colonies they acquired in China and in the Pacific.
  27. 1940 Wednesday: Reich Commissar Arthur Seyss-Inquart orders the elimination of all homosexuals within the Reich and in the newly conquered territories.  Meanwhile, Great Britain and her allies sink 38 U-Boats (196,000 tons) for the month of July.  The Brits are also winning in fighter aircraft production, outpacing their German counterparts.
  28. 1941 Thursday: German U-Boats sink 21 Allied ships this month for 96,000 tons.   On the Eastern Front, all is going well for the Axis forces as Army Group North begins arriving on the outskirts of Leningrad.  From the south, German armored forces are rolling north while on the northern side, Finnish troops under the command of Field Marshall Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim plow forward.  The Finns have much for which to pay back the Russians following the Winter War of 1939.  The Soviets are unable to stop them.
  29. 1942 Friday: SS troops at Minsk, Belorussia, gas 1,000 Jews.  Decades later, Palestinian-lovers and leftwing liberals would denigrate the Holocaust as being a mythical event, but the evidence is both ponderous and factual.  Meanwhile, German U-Boats sink 96 Allied ships during the month for a total of 476,000 tons.
  30. 1944 Monday: The Red Army continues steamrolling the Baltic States in pursuit of the retreating German forces.  They ‘liberate’ the capital of Lithuania, Kaunas, on this date.  The Lithuanian people don’t consider it much of a ‘liberation’ but a return to the harsh Soviet communism of the past.
  31. 1945 Tuesday: Pierre Laval, premier of the pro-Nazi Vichy government surrendered to U.S. authorities in Austria; he was turned over to France which later tried the man and then executed him.  Elsewhere, the 74th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Owen Josephus Roberts left the high court on this date.  A Republican, President Herbert Hoover nominated Roberts to fill Associate Justice Edward Sanford’s seat, another Republican.  He served from May 20, 1930, until today.
  32. 1948 Saturday: President Harry S. Truman helped dedicate New York International Airport (later John F. Kennedy International Airport) at Idlewild Field.
  33. 1953 Friday: Senator Robert A. Taft of Ohio, known as “Mr. Republican,” died in New York at age 63.  Elsewhere, future cellist with the British rock band, Electric Light Orchestra[i] 1972-1979—Hugh McDowell—is born in Hampstead, London, England, on this date.
  34. 1954 Saturday: Pakistan’s K2 was conquered as two members of an Italian expedition, Achille Compagnoni and Lino Lacedelli, reached the summit.
  35. 1955 Sunday: At age 17, Marilyn Bell of Toronto became the youngest person to swim the English Channel. 
  36. 1957 Wednesday: The Distant Early Warning Line, a system of radar stations designed to detect Soviet bombers approaching North America, went into operation on this date.
  37. 1958 Thursday: Future drummer with the American rock band, R.E.M. [ii] 1980-1997, Bill Berry, is born in Duluth, Minnesota, on this date.  He would have to leave the band following a brain aneurysm blowout on stage during a concert.
  38. 1959 Friday: The Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) came into being on this date.  We know the group as an armed Basque nationalist and separatist organization.
  39. 1960 Sunday: Founder of the Nation of Islam, Elijah Muhammad, calls for a ‘black state.’[iii].   (Note- wasn’t the nation of Liberia created to be the first ‘black state?’).  The sad thing is, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wanted the American people to be integrated, intermixed, and one harmonious people.  That was his dream so anything contrary to that dream is nothing more than bullshit and what’s even worse, six decades later America-haters would be trying to tear it all asunder.
  40. 1961 Monday: Israel welcomes its 1,000,000-immigrant arrival on this date.  Elsewhere, the first tie in an All-Star Game major league baseball history took place when officials stopped the game in the 9th inning due to rain at Boston’s Fenway Park.  Meanwhile, IBM introduced its first Selectric typewriter on this date with its distinctive “typeball.”
  41. 1964 Friday: The American space probe Ranger 7 transmitted pictures of the moon’s surface.
  42. 1967 Monday: Imprisoned for drugs, Rolling Stones[iv] Mick Jagger, and Keith Richard exit prison at the end of their one-month sentences.
  43. 1970 Friday: After 14 years, “The Huntley-Brinkley Report” ended as Chet Huntley signed off for the final time; the producers at NBC renamed the show, “The NBC Nightly News.”
  44. 1971 Saturday: Apollo 15 crewmembers David Scott and James Irwin became the first astronauts to use a lunar rover on the surface of the moon.
  45. 1972 Monday: Democratic vice-presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton withdrew from the ticket with George McGovern following disclosures that Eagleton once had undergone psychiatric treatment.
  46. 1973 Tuesday: Delta Air Lines Flight 723, a DC-9, crashed while trying to land at Boston’s Logan International Airport, which killed all 89 people aboard.  
  47. 1981 Friday: The seven-week baseball players’ strike ended when the players and owners agreed on the issue of free agent compensation.
  48. 1987 Friday: In a battle between Iranian pilgrims to Mecca against Saudi Arabian troops, 402 die in the melee prompting the Saudis to clamp down on the Iranian scum.
  49. 1989 Monday: A pro- Iranian group in Lebanon released a videotape reportedly showing the hanged body of American hostage William R. Higgins.  Elsewhere, the Game Boy handheld video game device hit store shelves in the U.S.
  50. 1990 Tuesday: Bosnia-Herzegovina declares its independence from Yugoslavia.
  51. 1991 Wednesday: President George H.W. Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev singed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.
  52. 1992 Friday: At Government House Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina, heavyweight boxer Pinklon Thomas improves his pro record to 33-6-1 with a KO of his opponent, Terry Miller in Round 2 of a scheduled 10-round bout.
  53. 1995 Monday: The Walt Disney Company agreed to acquire Capital Cities/ABC in a $19 billion deal.
  54. 1997 Thursday: The Oakland Athletics trade slugger Mark McGuire to the St. Louis Cardinals for a sizable sum.
  55. 1999 Saturday: The spacecraft Lunar Prospect crashed into the moon.  Its mission was to detect frozen water on the moon’s surface.  NASA launched the craft on January 06, 1998.
  56. 2002 Wednesday: A bomb exploded inside a cafeteria at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, killing nine people, including five Americans.
  57. 2008 Thursday: Scientists reported the Phoenix spacecraft had confirmed the presence of frozen water in Martian soil.
  58. 2009 Friday: The space shuttle Endeavour and its seven astronauts returned to Earth, completing a long but successful construction job that boosted the size and power of the International Space Station.
  59. 2013 Wednesday: The super PAC, “Ready for Hillary,”[v] raises over $1,000,000 since its inception earlier in the year; most of the money comes from mega-donors for President Barack Obama.
  60. 2014 Thursday: President Obama authorizes the use of airstrikes against ISIS trash in Syria as well as in Iraq should they threaten any American military personnel as well as for cargo planes to deliver food to border areas between Syria, Iraq, and Turkey.  Meanwhile, the death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa.
  61. 2015 Friday: After killing the beloved lion, Cecil, the Zimbabwean authorities demand that the United States extradite American dentist, Walter James Palmer.  Zimbabwe says the dentist lured the lion from a game preserve so he could shoot it on a safari. 
  62. 2016 Sunday: Yuriko Koike becomes the first woman elected by the citizens of Tokyo to be its mayor.  
  63. 2017 Monday: After less than two weeks, foul-mouth Anthony Scaramucci, aka the Mooch- is forced out of his position as communications director for Donald Trump’s White House.  The next to get the boot is the wily 5th U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly.  This loser first became secretary on January 20, 2017 and served under President Donald J. Trump from then until today.  His replacement, the 5.5th Acting U.S. Secretary of the DHS Elaine Duke assumed office.  She would serve until December 06, 2017.
  64. 2018 Tuesday: The 104th U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, nominated by President Ronald Reagan to replace 99th U.S. Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr., finished his final day on the court and went into retirement.  He took his seat on the nation’s high court on February 18-1988 and left little more than 30 years later.  Long beloved by liberal Americans as the crucial swing vote on numerous cases, they shed tears as he left the court, fearing it would become much more conservative.  Little did they know they would not have to worry about that. [vi] Meanwhile, Facebook announces a major moment of virtue-signaling as it announces it ‘removed Russian-linked accounts that are attempting to interfere in the November 2018 Elections.’[vii] 
  65. 2019 Wednesday: U.S. officials announce a major coup with the news of an airstrike in Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden’s son, Hamza bin Laden, and a potential successor.  Good, keep on killing these worthless jihadist scumbags.  Meanwhile, after more than 700,000 people sing a petition demanding the Russian government do something about the out-of-control wildfires destroying Siberia (7.4 million acres burned), Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops to aid the locals in fighting the conflagration devouring his country.  ‘Bout time you did something besides interfering in U.S. elections there, Vlad.  
  66. 2020 Friday: Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom continues causing problems for the citizens of California as on Friday, he pardoned five people who had already served time and commuted the sentences of another 21 state prison inmates including more than a dozen convicted of murder some of whose victims included young children and pregnant women.  He did this, or so he says, because of the Xi Jinping Bat Flu.  What a worthless POS.    One of these scumbags released was a 64-year-old murderer Richard Flowers who, at age 38, murdered an elderly Tulare, California, woman in her home and stole her jewelry.  He received a sentence of life without parole and when a potential parole hearing came up under the previous Governor Jerry Brown, Brown would not free him. [viii]
  67. 2020 Friday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- Here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 17,321,394 confirmed cases, UP by 212,059 cases, 673,822 confirmed deaths, UP by 50,021 deaths, and 10,155,026 confirmed recoveries, UP by 154,288 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,625,180 confirmed cases, UP by 62,570 new cases, 155,246 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,201 new deaths, and 2,262,974 confirmed recoveries, UP by 38,679 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries would be even greater if Blue State governors would report them).
  68. 2020 Friday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 493,588 confirmed cases, UP 8,086 cases, 9,005 confirmed deaths, UP by 96, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,989 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,226 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 55,803 confirmed cases, 1,564 confirmed deaths, but like California, the slope-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.
  69. 2020 Friday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,428.32, UP 114.67 points (+0.44%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,745.27, UP 157.46 points (+1.49%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,271.12, UP 24.90 points (+0.77%).  The price of GOLD is $1,973.30 per troy oz., +10.50 (+0.53%) while the price of SILVER is $24.63 per troy ounce, +0.414 (+1.71%).  The price of PLATINUM is $919.70 per troy oz, +0.80 (+0.09) while the price of COPPER is $2.86 per pound, -0.0085 (-0.30%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $40.43 per barrel, +0.16 (+0.40%).  Currently, one dollar U.S. = 6.97 yuan.  Meanwhile, the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped from 13.3-percent in June to 11.1-percent in July.
  70. 2020 Friday D: Rasmussen polling has President Donald J. Trump’s approval rate for job performance at 50-percent.  Meanwhile, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, age 87, left the hospital today following a revisal of a bile duct stint.  God bless you, madam, please get well soon.  Finally, speculation alights on Sen. Kamala Harris, D-CA, as the potential VP pick of Joe Biden.  In order for Ms. Harris to get her senatorial gig, she had an affair with former Assembly Speaker Willie Brown so if she gets the VP nod, with whom did she trade (allegedly) trade favors to get the number two spot on the ballot?
  71. 2021 Saturday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 198,497,926 confirmed cases, +525,446, 4,232,079 confirmed deaths, +8,931 and 179,252,925 confirmed recoveries, +368,306.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,743,144 confirmed cases, UP 65,394 from yesterday’s reporting, 629,310 confirmed deaths, UP 380, [ix] and 29,666,084 confirmed recoveries, UP 16,303.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [x]  
  72. 2021 Saturday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 310,868 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, by the end of the year, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,078 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 93,210 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  73. 2021 Saturday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,961,638 confirmed cases, 64,423 confirmed deaths, and 2,100,715 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,636,066 confirmed cases, 39,079 confirmed deaths, and 2,089,018 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,925 confirmed cases, 537 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 474,835 confirmed cases, 6,168 confirmed deaths, and 230,729 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Wisconsin: they have 687,197 confirmed cases, 8,290 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries. [xi]    
  74. 2021 Saturday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 874,018 confirmed cases, 6,473 confirmed deaths, and 849,081 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country-  Iceland, 165th country on the list: 7,959 cases of the virus, 30 confirmed deaths and 6,716 confirmed recoveries. [xii]     
  75. 2021 Saturday D: FRIDAY’S Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 35,935.47, DOWN 149.06 points (-0.42%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,672.68, DOWN 105.59 points (-0.71%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,395.26, DOWN 23.89 points (-0.54%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $73.81 per barrel, -0.14 (-0.19%).  The price of GOLD is $1,812.50 per troy oz., -0.10 (-0.01%) while the price of SILVER is $25.55 per troy ounce, 0.00 (+0.01%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,045.90 per troy oz, -2.50 (-0.24%) while the price of COPPER is $4.48 per pound, 0.00 (-0.04%).[xiii] The price of PALLADIUM is $2,660.50 per troy oz, +14.52 (+0.55%). [xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $775,000.00 per troy oz., +22,500.00 (+2.99%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,597.75 per troy oz., +2.25 (+0.09%). [xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000024.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.46 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.85.     In Indian Rupee, one greenback equals 74.34 and in Indonesian Rupiah, a buck equal 14,460.00 and in Iranian Rial, one dollar equals 42,000.00 of theirs. [xvi]        
  76. 2021 Saturday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.367 per gallon, $2.972 in Florida, $4.092 in Hawaii, and $3.850 in Washington state. [xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Kentucky: $2.919.  We are going to do something else that could be fun- gasoline prices around the world going from cheapest to highest.  The next country on the list has the next lowest gasoline price in the world- Curacao: $4.693 per U.S. Gallon.[xviii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,587,535,043,912 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xix]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do which is not good- those two bastards should have met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after Philippines, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is United Arab Emirates with $32 billion of U.S. national debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position.
  77.  2021 Saturday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 130 for the gibbering jackal of a ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris, aka Willie Brown’s ‘Booty Call Mattress,’ aka the squealing swamp hog of the Everglades, aka the yowling midnight lemur to be in charge of the southern border and to have done little to nothing about it.  It’s also her 36th day since her one and only visit to the border and again to have done nothing about it.  Okay, One American News always presents the costs of illegal immigration for the American People.  First, here is the cost for just this day of caring for the illegals pouring across the southern border: $635,102,752.  Absolutely shocking.  Horrible we know.  Next, here is the cost for this year: $231,328,045,120.  Imagine all this money going to care for ILLEGAL ALIENS!  Next, here are the numbers estimated to have crossed into the United States just this year: 2,376,624.  Finally, here are the CONSERVATIVE estimates as to how many illegal aliens are roaming the land: 36,376,662.  (Sources for One America News Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, and MIT).  We tend to disagree with the final number as we said as far back as 2009 that the numbers then were between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the number to be closer to 75-100 million which means we have an army of storm troopers the Democrats can deploy against the rest of us (which is why ammunition is flying off the shelves right now).
  78. 2021 Saturday G: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– Rep. Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, has written a letter to House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, urging her NOT to include mass amnesty for tens of millions of illegal aliens lurking within the country.  She won’t listen.  
  79. 2021 Saturday H: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The Biden regime is threatening a new round of lockdowns and restrictions if more Americans don’t rush out and get vaccinated against the Chi-Vi.   Last week, there was mention of the NEW Lambda variant out of Peru being worse than the Delta variant and then within a day, all talk of the Lambda variant (SARS-CoV-2) vanished out of the window, and it was back to pounding the Delta drums.   Amazing how the libs continue guiding all talk on the Chi-Vi and how everyone must rush out and get vaccinated.  Funny that there are more infections among VACCINATED Americans than among unvaccinated.  Something ain’t right here, folks.   Add to that the fact that Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci says that mRNA vaccines for the Xi Jinping Bat Flu could be approved for widespread use by next month.  Pushing, pushing, pushing!
  80. 2021 Saturday I: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3582 what with a $12 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner.  Here are the numbers: 16, 18, 30, 32, 38, and Mega 05.  Out of 97,148 winning tickets, the highest winners were 12 people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $1,413 apiece.   Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #868 with a jackpot of $199 million up for grabs: 01, 21, 22, 34, 47, and Powerball 04.  Out of 83,515 winning tickets, the highest winner was ONE person who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $44,999.
  81. 2022 Sunday: IF things do not change over the next two election cycles, we may need to become friendly with the Chi-Coms.  I remember when the country was committed to being the best whereas now, we are ripping ourselves apart, thanks in large part to Chi-Com, Russian, Iranian, and other of our enemies’ machinations.  Race is the Achilles heel of the United States and if our enemies continue noodling away at the seams, at some point, the nation is going to explode.  Add to that the fact that we cannot trust our elected leaders who all seem to be in the pay of Beijing and one can see the old maxim is true: the capitalists will sell the communists the rope with which the communists hang the capitalists.  Personally, I think it’s too late and my family and I are considering relocating to Ireland as a safe haven from the looming storm.  What is the point in remaining in country that is ripping itself to shreds?  Let me know what you all think.  Thanks- Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

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

ALBUM OF THE DAY AT THE AICPENDBLOG.COM:

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

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

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

[iii] Let’s give him Puerto Rico. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

209. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2022

2007 Saturday: Leave it to President George W. Bush to be up to no good yet again: he is pressuring congress to pass a bill that will permit BIG BROTHER to expand the list of surveillance targets so that government can monitor everyone and everything. WTF is wrong with you, George?

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209. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2022:

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U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey; the Allman Brothers Band, the Band, Deep Purple featuring Steve Morse, Electric Flag featuring Mike Bloomfield, Free featuring Simon Kirke, the Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd featuring Richard “Rick” Wright, and T-Rex featuring Steve Peregrine Took:

  1. 199 Sunday: The reign of the 14th Roman Catholic Pope St. Victor I ends and that of his successor- the 15th Roman Catholic Pontiff St. Zephyrinus begins.  St. Victor became pontiff on May 26, 189, and led his flock on its holy journey to enter Heaven while St. Zephyrinus led his flock from today until December 20, 217.
  2. 1057 Tuesday: The reign of the 153rd Roman Catholic Pope Victor II ends on this date.  He first became Vicar of Christ on April 13, 1055.
  3. 1148 Wednesday: The Crusaders attack the city of Damascus, Syria.
  4. 1540 Sunday: King Henry VIII’s chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, was executed on the same day that Henry married his fifth wife, Catherine Howard.
  5. 1717 Wednesday: King Frederick Wilhelm I of Prussia orders compulsory education for all children aged 5 to 12.
  6. 1794 Monday: Maximillian Robespierre, a leading figure in the French Revolution who sent many to their deaths on the guillotine met his fate on the same instrument of execution on this date.   Like most revolutionaries, they never quit when they’re ahead and thus become victims of the mobs they created.  POS.
  7. 1808 Thursday: The 30th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mahmud II succeeds his predecessor- the 29th Ottoman Turkish Sultan Mustafa IV as leader of the Ottoman Empire.
  8. 1821 Saturday: Peru declared its independence from Spain on this date.  Alas, for Spain, the blows keep coming from various of its Latin American colonies.
  9. 1866 Saturday: Congress legalizes the use of the metric system for the standardization of weights and measures throughout the United States.
  10. 1868 Tuesday: The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, which grants citizenship to former slaves.
  11. 1896 Tuesday: City planners incorporate the city of Miami, Florida, on this date.
  12. 1898 Thursday: During the Spanish-American War, Spanish forces on the island of Puerto Rico surrender to U.S. forces.
  13. 1914 Tuesday: World War I began as Austro-Hungary declared war on Serbia.  A Serbian thug assassinated the Archduke Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, while they were on a good will tour in Sarajevo and the Austro-Hungarians had no choice to invade that pestilent hellhole and exact revenge.
  14. 1915 Wednesday: United States troops invade the island of Haiti and remain there until 1924.  Meanwhile, in New York City, 10,000 blacks march down 5th Avenue protesting lynchings of their fellows in the United States.
  15. 1917 Saturday: A silent parade takes place in New York City by black Americans protesting the murders of blacks in numerous race riots around the United States.
  16. 1928 Saturday: The Summer Olympics opened in Amsterdam.
  17. 1932 Thursday: Federal troops forcibly dispersed the so-called “Bonus Army” of World War I veterans who had gathered in Washington, D.C., to demand payments they were NOT scheduled to receive until 1945.
  18. 1941 Monday: The U.S. House of Representatives approved the plans for the Pentagon.   Elsewhere, future 81st U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey is born.  A Republican, Mukasey would serve under President George W. Bush from November 09, 2007, to January 20, 2009.
  19. 1942 Tuesday: At Minsk in Belorussia during World War II, the Nazis and their Axis allies murder more than 10,000 Jews contained in the city’s ghetto.  Elsewhere, L. A. Thatcher received a patent for the coin-operated mailbox, a device that stamped envelopes when a customer inserted money.
  20. 1943 Wednesday: President Franklin Delano Roosevelt announced the end of coffee rationing, which had limited people to one pound of coffee every five weeks since it began in November 1942.  Meanwhile, Italian Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini resigns his position as head of the nation.  Finally, future keyboardist with Pink Floyd[i], Richard “Rick” Wright, is born in Hatch End, Middlesex, England, on this date as is future guitarist with the Electric Flag[ii], Mike Bloomfield, who is born in Chicago, Illinois.
  21. 1944 Friday: Adolf Hitler sends four divisions from the South of France to the Normandy-area battlefield.   The Fuhrer knows what his generals tried to tell him, that NORMANDY is the invasion zone, not the Pas-de-Calais.  By this point, the Allies have built up such a massive force that once they break out of the area and through the hedgerows, the road to Paris will be wide open…
  22. 1945 Saturday: A U.S. Army bomber crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building in New York City, killing 14 people and injuring many more.  Meanwhile, the Senate voted 89-2 ratifying the United Nations Charter.
  23. 1949 Thursday: Simon Kirke, future drummer of two British rock bands, Free and Bad Company[iii], was born on this date in Lambeth, London, England, as is future member of T-Rex[iv], Steve Peregrine Took who was born in in Eltham, London.  He performed guitars, bass, drums, and percussion with the famed Glam-Rock band.
  24. 1951 Saturday: The Walt Disney film, “Alice in Wonderland” hits movie theaters nationwide.
  25. 1954 Wednesday: Steve Morse—future guitarist with the British rock band, Deep Purple[v], was born on this date in Hamilton, Ohio.  He would replace such luminaries as Richie Blackmore, Tommy Bolin, and others.
  26. 1959 Tuesday: In preparation for statehood, Hawaiians voted to send the first Chinese American, Hiram L. Fong, to the U.S. Senate and the first Japanese American, Democrat Daniel K. Inouye, to the U.S. House of Representatives.
  27. 1965 Wednesday: President Lyndon Baines Johnson orders 50,000 more U.S. troops to Vietnam, which increased the number of personnel stationed there from 75,000 to 125,000.  
  28. 1973 Saturday: Six-hundred-thousand people attend the Watkins Glen Summer Jam Music Festival in upstate New York.  Performing at the event were the Allman Brothers Band[vi], the Band[vii], and the Grateful Dead[viii].  
  29. 1976 Wednesday: An earthquake devastated northern China, killing at least 242,000 people according to an official estimate.
  30. 1982 Wednesday: San Francisco becomes the first city in the United States to (illegally) ban handguns.  Patriots, however, continue to carry firearms even though the law now criminalizes the action—screw San Francisco!
  31. 1984 Saturday: The Los Angeles Summer Olympics opened to the public on this date.
  32. 1989 Friday: Israeli commandoes abducted a pro-Iranian POS Shiite Muslim cleric, Sheik Abdul-Karim Obeid from his home in south Lebanon; however, as part of a prisoner swap in 2004, he gained his freedom (when the Israelis should have hung him).
  33. 1990 Saturday: Political newcomer and upset winner Alberto Fujimori was sworn in for his first term as president of Peru.
  34. 1995 Friday: A jury in Union, South Carolina, rejected the death penalty for Susan Smith, sentencing her instead to life in prison for drowning her two young sons.  Unfortunately, the worthless bitch will be eligible for parole in 2024.
  35. 1998 Tuesday: Serbian military forces seized the Kosovo town of Malisevo.   Meanwhile, in the United States, Monica Lewinsky received blanket immunity from prosecution to testify before a grand jury about her relationship with President Bill Clinton.
  36. 2002 Sunday: Nine coal miners trapped in a flooded Quecreek Mine in Somerset, Pennsylvania, were rescued after 77 hours underground.
  37. 2003 Monday: Rebels in Liberia captured Buchanan, the country’s second largest city.  All hell has been breaking loose across the country formed by former U.S. slaves.
  38. 2004 Wednesday: The Democrat Party nominates John F. Kerry as its presidential candidate.  This walking, talking drooling moron would stagger on like Lurch from the Adams Family and go down in smoking defeat.  However, the Democrats would screech like the wimps they are that the ‘election was fraudulent and that the Republicans stole it.’
  39. 2005 Thursday: Sadly, a lab in Canada specializing in DNA shares some sad news with the world today: hair samples supposedly yanked from an encounter with a sasquatch turn out to be from nothing more than a bison.  Damn!
  40. 2006 Friday: Actor-director Mel Gibson went into an anti-Semitic tirade as he was being arrested in Malibu on suspicion of drunken driving; Gibson later apologized and was sentenced to probation and alcohol treatment.
  41. 2007 Saturday: Leave it to President George W. Bush to be up to no good yet again: he is pressuring congress to pass a bill that will permit BIG BROTHER to expand the list of surveillance targets so that government can monitor everyone and everything.  WTF is wrong with you, George?
  42. 2008 Monday: President George W. Bush received Pakistan’s new Prime Minister, Yousef Raza Gillani, at the White House, praising him as a dependable partner in confronting terrorism.  Elsewhere, four suicide bombers believed to be women struck a Shiite pilgrimage in Baghdad and a Kurdish protest rally in northern Iraq, killing at least 57 people and wounding nearly 300.    
  43. 2009 Tuesday: The Senate Judiciary Committee approved Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be the U.S. Supreme Court’s first Hispanic justice, over nearly solid Republican opposition.  Meanwhile, anti-abortion activist Scott Roeder pleaded NOT GUILTY in Wichita, Kan., to killing late-term abortion provider George Tiller aka “The Baby Killer.”  Roeder later was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.
  44. 2010 Wednesday: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of California, responds to a fiscal state of emergency by requiring most state employees to take three days of unpaid leave per month.  Elsewhere, as Arizona plans to begin implementing SB 1070 which will allow all law enforcement officers to ask the citizenship status of people they pull over or stop on the street, federal Judge Susan Bolton slaps a stop order on it.  Besides requiring law enforcement to check the status, it also requires illegal aliens to carry identification and to present it to all law enforcement requested.  Damned Obama administration. 
  45. 2011 Thursday: Astronomers identify a Trojan asteroid orbiting on the same path as the Earth around the Sun; it poses no danger to Earth because it sits in a gravitational ‘sweet spot’.  Meanwhile, as the Obama administration continues its fight to get the debt ceiling raised so it can continue its out-of-control spending spree, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, RINO-OH, puts the kibosh on a vote on the floor to do just that.  He says, ‘maybe tomorrow.’  Democrats are going berserk.
  46. 2012 Saturday: The U-550, a sunken German U-Boat, is discovered off the cost of Massachusetts.  Elsewhere, the Syrian army launches an armored assault against jihadist elements controlling the key town of Aleppo.  Meanwhile, clashes between rival ethnic groups in southern Ethiopia led to at least 18 deaths and another 12 poor souls injured.
  47. 2013 Sunday: In Mali, voters go to the polls on this date to select new leaders.  Elsewhere, Pope Francis’ historic trip to his home continent of South America ended after a marathon week in Brazil.  Meanwhile, an armed thug stole a $136 million diamond collection from a jewelry show at the Carlton International Hotel in Cannes, France.  
  48. 2014 Monday: In the United States, the Obama administration announces that the Russians through the test-firing of a new type of cruise missile have violated the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty; Vladimir Putin asserts ‘No such thing occurred.’  Meanwhile, Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk, 93, the last surviving member of the Enola Gay crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, died in Stone Mountain, Ga., on this date.
  49. 2015 Tuesday: According to Brainy History, Barack Obama becomes the first U.S. president to address the African Union, which includes 54 nations as members; the president emphasized the importance of growing economies, reducing corruption, increasing education, gay rights, and instituting democracy.
  50. 2016 Thursday:  News hits the cycle that the cops involved in the death of Freddie Gray, a well-known thug in Baltimore, are not going to face any charges.   Elsewhere, at the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton accepts the nomination of her party for president.  Speakers at tonight’s big fiesta include Governor John Hickenlooper, DS-CO, Governor Tom Wolf, DS-PA, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo, DS-NY, Governor Mark Dayton, DS-MN, former first daughter and dimwit, Chelsea Clinton, and other notables.  Meanwhile, President Barack Hussein Obama calls on his fellow Democrats to support Hillary Rodham Clinton.
  51. 2017 Friday:  In the U.S. Senate, the GOP attempted to repeal Obamacare via a ‘skinny vote’ yet Sen. John McCain, a Republican, joins the Democrats to vote the measure down, final vote 51-49.  What a POS.  Barack Hussein Obama[ix] beat Sen. McCain like an old drum on Election Day in 2016, belittled him over the years, and yet, the old war horse- hating Donald Trump as much as he does- voted to keep the signature legislation of his political enemy.  Damned flipping RINOS!  Meanwhile, President Trump appoints General John Kelly his new chief-of-staff. [x]  
  52. 2018 Saturday: Having burnt more than 80,000 acres in its path, the out-of-control Carr Fire reaches Redding, California, claiming at least 5 lives, injuring countless others, and destroying numerous properties.  The liberal Democrats screech “GLOBAL WARMING!” yet everyone knows it is poor forest management as stipulated by the Democratic Party as well as their loathness about building dams and constructing water reclamation projects.
  53. 2019 Sunday: The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, is outed as the first guest editor at the United Kingdom version of Vogue Magazine, the first guest in 103 years.  She would bear partial responsibility with her husband, Prince Harry, for damaging the British Royal Family.  That is what you get when you marry an American skank.
  54. 2020 Tuesday: Much to the delight of their uber-left base, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee overseeing ‘oversight’ on the Dept. of Justice rip U.S. Attorney-General Bill Barr a new one by asking questions and then disallowing the AG to answer them properly.  The amount of political grandstanding was absolutely horrible but then, those are the Democratic-Socialists who are destroying our country.  GOP committee members did their best to even the score but that becomes impossible when there are more, angry, hateful Dems on the committee than Republicans.  Elsewhere, “Pro-China Joe” Biden’s Prevagen must be working because after giving a speech, he even answered some questions, going off-script several times but not quite as much as we are generally used to seeing so either his handlers were putting in answers to pre-asked questions or the former vice president had a brief moment of lucidity.  He promised to make his VP choice known next week.
  55. 2020 Tuesday A: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- here are today’s Xi Jinping Bat Flu Statistics for the globe: 16,660,138 confirmed cases, UP by 263,184 cases, 658,813 confirmed deaths, UP by 6,911 deaths, and 9,699,116 confirmed recoveries, UP by 186,555 recoveries.  Here are the numbers for the United States: 4,426,281 confirmed cases, UP by 58,202 new cases, 151,374 confirmed deaths, UP by 1,175 new deaths, and 2,151,219 confirmed recoveries, UP by 841,971 new recoveries.  (The number of recoveries seems somewhat impossible as every day, the listed number of recoveries is extremely low.  Perhaps more states have reported recoveries yet if you look at the breakdown of the states, far fewer have reported so something is going on…).   
  56. 2020 Tuesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the three states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-The Elemental News of the Day employs chef-authors, California, Hawaii, and Washington, here are the stats, Golden State first: 466,550 confirmed cases, 8,518 confirmed deaths, but as is the norm, NO mention of confirmed recoveries.  Next, here are the stats for the Aloha State: 1,757 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,205 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, in the Ever-Red, uh, we mean, the Evergreen State, here are the stats: 54,205 confirmed cases, 1,548 confirmed deaths, but like California, the incline-headed governor, Jay Inslee, won’t share the number of confirmed recoveries.  Shame on these flipping Democrats.  Let’s take a look at one more state, the Empire State: 412,878 confirmed number of cases, 25,126 confirmed number of deaths, and like most other Blue States, NO number of confirmed number of recoveries.  Wake up, Governor Andrew “I’m a Moron” Cuomo!  Give us the honest numbers you suck-eyed blowfish, especially of the senior citizens you have killed.  Shame on you.    
  57. 2020 Tuesday C: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– here are today’s Stock Market closes: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 26,378.28, DOWN 205.49 points (-0.77%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 10,402.09, DOWN 134.18 points (-1.27%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 3,218.44, DOWN 20.97 points (-0.65%).  The price of GOLD is $1,948.70 per troy oz., +4.50 (+0.21%) while the price of SILVER is $24.33 per troy ounce, +0.03 (+0.12%).  The price of PLATINUM is $974.50 per troy oz, -11.70 (-1.19%) while the price of COPPER is $2.91 per pound, -0.0055 (-0.19%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $41.05 per barrel, +0.01 (+0.02%).
  58. 2021 Wednesday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole- 196,613,852 confirmed cases, +631,620, 4,202,371 confirmed deaths, +10,014 and 178,003,762 confirmed recoveries, +361,403.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,467,137 confirmed cases, UP 114,214 from yesterday’s reporting, 628,056 confirmed deaths, UP 705,[xi] and 29,598,755 confirmed recoveries, UP 20,860.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xii]  
  59. 2021 Wednesday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 309,614 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 94,464 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  60. 2021 Wednesday B: COVID-19 Statistics in the four states in which, the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day employs chef-bloggers- California, Florida, Hawaii, and Washington- here are the stats, California first: 3,932,008 confirmed cases, 64,331 confirmed deaths, and 2,095,763 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,579,701 confirmed cases, 38,840 confirmed deaths, and 2,285,522 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 41,069 confirmed cases, 532 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 471,802 confirmed cases, 6,144 confirmed deaths, and 229,976 confirmed recoveries (same numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Indiana: they have 768,624 confirmed cases, 13,993 confirmed deaths, and 735,115 confirmed recoveries. [xiii]    
  61. 2021 Wednesday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 867,240 confirmed cases, 6,462 confirmed deaths, and 845,831 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Channel Islands, 162nd area on the list: 8,926 cases of the virus, 86 confirmed deaths and 5,831 confirmed recoveries. [xiv]     
  62. 2021 Wednesday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 34,930.93, DOWN 127.59 points (-0.36%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 14,762.58, UP 102.01 points (+0.70%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,400.64, DOWN 0.82 points (-0.019%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $72.41 per barrel, +0.02 (+0.03%).  The price of GOLD is $1,807.20 per troy oz., +7.50 (+0.42%) while the price of SILVER is $25.07 per troy ounce, +0.19 (+0.76%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,067.50 per troy oz, +9.40 (+0.89%) while the price of COPPER is $4.48 per pound, -0.01 (-0.11%).[xv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,631.80 per troy oz, +2.48 (+0.09%).[xvi] The price of RHODIUM is $18,400.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $752,500.00 per troy oz., +32,500.00 (+4.52%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,523.00 per troy oz., +36.50 (+1.47%). [xvii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.84 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.92.     In Gibraltar Pound, one greenback equals 0.72 and in Guatemalan Quetzal, a buck equals 7.74 and in Guinean Franc, one dollar equals 9,711.00 of theirs. [xviii]        
  63. 2021 Wednesday E: U.S. National Debt and Gasoline Prices in the Four States in which we have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to $4.336 per gallon, $2.978 in Florida, $4.087 in Hawaii, and $3.839 in Washington state. [xix]    Let’s look at one other location- Illinois: $3.395.  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- Mali: $4.572 per U.S. Gallon.[xx]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,575,821,402,785 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xxi]  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 Netherlands, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Israel with $49 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.
  64. 2021 Wednesday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Folks, by our count, today is Day No. 127 for the purported ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the unmitigated disaster along our southern border and to have done absolutely NOTHING about it other than to say some stupid stuff here and then begin cackling like a rural crow.  It’s also Day No. 33 since her one and only visit to the border to view the crisis firsthand.  What an embarrassment to not only the country but to the entire flipping world.   Next, here are the numbers as presented by Pro-Freedom One America News: first, here is the cost this day for caring for the invaders: $584,652,608.  Second, here is the cost for caring for the alien invaders this year: $228,529,913,856.  Third, here is the number of illegal aliens who swept across the border just this year: 2,342,248.  Fourth and final, here is the CONSERVATIVE number of illegals estimated to be lurking within the shadows of the United States as we speak: 36,342,248.  Note- the world-famous American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has said from our inception back in the early spring of 2009 that the numbers THEN were around 35-50 million illegal aliens whereas now, we believe the numbers are closer to 75-to-100 million frigging illegal aliens.  Round them up, brand them, and then deport every single flipping one of the scoundrels back to the s—hole countries from whence they came.  NOW.  (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).
  65. 2021 Wednesday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– The moron governor of California- Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom- struggling to keep his job- today granted Medi-Cal insurance to ALL illegal aliens in the state over the age of 50 which is around 250,000 of them at taxpayer costs.  We hope to get you out of office and then begin rounding this refuse up and sending it back to whence it came.  Bastards.
  66. 2021 Wednesday H: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Imprisoned freedom fighter Alexei Navalny is urging ALL Russians to mobilize ahead of the September elections.   In other news, the fifth high-ranking Cuban military officer or politician has mysteriously died.  They must have been standing with the Cuban people against the totalitarian, communist government.  Meanwhile, the Chi-Coms are courting the Taliban so they can come into the hellhole of a country and rape it of its natural resources while constructing their Belt and Road communist takeover project.  (We hope the Chi-Coms become embroiled in yet another war in the so-called ‘graveyard of empires’ for at least 40 years- it would serve them right).   In other overseas news, for some unknown reason, Joe Biden is imposing NEW SANCTIONS on Syria.  Uh, okay.  WHY?  They are NOT our problem.
  67. 2021 Wednesday I: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information I– The National Football League is going to require vaccinated players to wear RED wristbands and unvaccinated players to wear YELLOW wristbands (while terminating coaches and staff who won’t get the Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines).   In other Chi-Vi news, the U.S. House of Representatives physician, Dr. Brian Monahan, a Pelosi hack, has ordered EVERYONE to wear masks in the House.  NO exceptions.  Meanwhile, so-called ‘rare’ BREAKTHROUGH cases of the Chi-Vi are slamming into fully vaccinated citizens, something mumbling, stumbling old ‘Cho-Mo Joe’ Biden says is ‘impossible.’    
  68. 2021 Wednesday J: COVID-19 Updates and Additional Information II– In other Xi Jinping Bat Flu news, vaccinated U.S. travelers won’t have to quarantine upon arrival in Great Britain. Wow.  Elsewhere, New York City Mayor Bill “Bag O’ Fries” Di Blasio gave up on giving people a free bag of French fries and is now offering $100 to anyone who will go out and get vaccinated.  F**k him.  Elsewhere, intelligent politicians and medical professionals have pointed out that the rates of hospitalizations for the China Virus are a better indicator as to how bad the ongoing pandemic is which means it is NOT as bad as what the Democrats are pushing because fewer people are being hospitalized for the Kung Flu.  Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci says he’s ‘not flipflopped, no, the virus has changed.’  Elsewhere, Dr. Alan Dershowitz, famed legal scholar, author, and professor said to Newsmax that the ‘courts will likely back COVID-19 vaccination mandates.’  Scary.  MARK OF THE BEAST to be sure… (Interesting note- Forbes Magazine reports that there are 40 NEW BILLIONAIRES who have become fabulously wealthy from the Chi-Com lab-generated pandemic).
  69. 2021 Wednesday K: Health and Medical Alerts– Meanwhile, as more images of COVID-19-infected illegal aliens appear across the country, more and more Americans on all sides of the political aisle are growing increasingly angrier.  There are reports of sick illegals being dumped all across the U.S.- most notably in RED states and cities- and left in the streets.  There, they spread not only the Wuhan Virus but other foul and detestable diseases that can or are causing a national health emergency.  A national reckoning is coming and it’s coming soon and with House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi’s margin being slashed to just THREE with the election of Republican Jake Ellzey, R-TX 6th congressional district, we hope that reckoning is coming and it’s coming soon.
  70. 2021 Wednesday L: Political News I– Top Democrats are encouraging brain-dead Joe Biden to negate $50,000 loan debt per student borrower.  This is more money the federal government is going to borrow from the Chi-Coms.  Talk about a National Security issue.  Man, oh, man.   In other news, the new DEATH TAX the Democratic-Socialist Party is proposing could cost 1 million jobs and $1 trillion of U.S. GDP over the next 10 years.  WTF is wrong with these SOBs?   In other news, Senate Republicans have agreed to $1 trillion in infrastructure spending. 
  71. 2021 Wednesday M: Political News II– Former Rep. Peter King, R-NY 2nd congressional district, said of House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, DS-CA 12th congressional district, that she ‘stacked the January 06, 2021 (sham) select committee’ with a bunch of party apparatchiks and RINO Republicans.  Speaking of Mumbles, Rep. Chip Roy, R-TX 21st congressional district, lit up the House speaker over her demand that everyone wear masks while allowing millions of illegals into the country and then distributing them across the United States without masks and COVID-19 tests.  WTF is up with that?
  72. 2021 Wednesday N: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– An imbecile named Thomas Patrick Connally Jr. was charged in a Maryland federal court with threatening to murder Dr. “Phony Tony” Fauci and his family as well as the National Institute of Health director, Dr. Francis Collins.  Apparently, the bonehead was sending threatening emails to Dr. Fauci, Dr. Collins, and to others and now must pay the piper.  There are always some in every crowd.  We would never call for anyone to be attacked, assaulted, raped, robbed, or beaten.  Like Democrats, we might participate in schadenfreude as do the Dems and frankly, millions of their supporters, we would never encourage any illegal act, even when we jokingly talk about ‘lead to the back of the head’ in the Annual Lavrentiy Beria contests.  It’s all for a hoot.  In other crime news, BIG DEMOCRAT donor (and big friend of the Clintons) Ed Buck from West Hollywood, California, was convicted on all nine counts of giving methamphetamine to young black men for sex, two of whom died.  Wow.   Finally, in Joe Biden’s America, convicted pedophile and rapist Dr. Larry Nassar received COVID-19 stimulus checks but has yet to pay restitution to his victims.  ONLY in Joe Biden’s America…speaking of Joe’s America, the Department of Justice is dropping investigations into nursing home deaths in Michigan and New York.
  73. 2021 Wednesday O: Big Tech News– Apple beats fiscal Q3 earnings expectations.  Likewise, Alphabet- the parent company of Google- is reporting surging ad revenues.   Speaking of Google, they are delaying the return of employees to their office while mandating ALL employees get one of the Chi-Vi vaccines before they do or to find another job.
  74. 2021 Wednesday P: Milestones and Personal Interest Stories– Sadly, today, famed bassist and vocalist with the ‘Little ole Band from Texas’- ZZ Top- Dusty Hill died in his sleep this morning at the age of 72.  He died in Houston, Texas, and his death was reported by his two band mates, Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard.  According to his wishes, the band will continue to perform their fiery brand of Texas-Deep South Blues.  God bless you, Dusty, have a glorious afterlife!
  75. 2021 Wednesday Q: California Lottery Results / Super Lotto and Powerball Draws– First, here are the results for Super Lotto Draw #3581 what with a $11 million jackpot on the line for some lucky winner: 20, 24, 32, 35, 39, and Mega 25.  Out of 85,662 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FIVE numbers but NO Mega for a prize of $7,862 apiece.  The winning tickets were sold at (1) Valero, Salinas, CA 93906; (2) Smart & Final in Goleta, CA 93117; (3) Raley’s in Sacramento, CA 95826; and (4) Shell in Palmdale, CA 93551.  Next, here are the results for the Powerball Draw #867 with a jackpot of $186 million up for grabs: 25, 30, 53, 59, 60, and Powerball 05.  Stick around for the results.  Update: Out of 77,278 winning tickets, the highest winners were FOUR people who had FOUR numbers plus the Powerball for a prize of $10,200.
  76. 2022 Thursday: California’s incredibly stupid governor, pretty boy Gavin “The Nazi” Newsom, has bitten off far more than his pursy little lips can chew: he has launched ads against Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida and Greg Abbott of Texas.  For some reason known only to his petulant little mind, Governor Newsom seems to believe he has a record on which to run.  Wrong!  His record is one of failure and the ONLY reason he survived his recall election is because the GOP did not get behind any of his opponents seeking to unseat the little prick.  I have said it before and will say it yet again: California is not a LOST state.  We are a state waiting to explode.  IF only the GOP would come in here and help us push Brian Dahle across the finish line, we could get this bum out of office.  Perhaps if the GOP won’t do it, we cannot wait to see the ads the governors of Texas and Florida are going to launch at him come late October.  Going to be some grisly but hilarious s**t, we expect.  Chef Elmer K. Hootenstein.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0905 a 24” x 36” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Canyon Land.”  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 Beach Boys record label released “Carl and the Passions- So Tough” and “Holland” on one compact disc on April 21, 2003.  Here is the overview of each: The next album by the Beach Boys marked a distinct move into much more social consciousness that began on the preceding album.  The Beach Boys were touring college and university campuses, were all about conservation, the grandfather of today’s loony tunes ‘green movement.’  Beards were getting longer, hair well past the collars and what with the departure of Bruce Johnston- asked to leave because he would not grow a beard, embrace Transcendental Meditation- the band brought into South African musicians, BLACK MUSICIANS to complete the social consciousness move.  Thus, we have a new album, “Carl and the Passions- So Tough,” an album that came out on May 15, 1972.  The band now featured Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), Blondie Chapin (guitars, vocals), and Ricky Fataar (drums and vocals- Dennis was having hand problems due to a major cut that prevented him from pounding the skins).  Next, here is the overview of “Holland”:  The next album from the Beach Boys- “Holland”- came out on January 08, 1973 and was one of their best.  The band at this time had abandoned the West Coast for the Atlantic coast- in Holland- and produced some stunning material.  The lineup once again featured Brian Wilson (bass, piano, organ, vocals), Mike Love (vocals), Carl Wilson (vocals and guitars), Dennis Wilson (drums and vocals), Alan Jardine (guitars, bass, and vocals), Blondie Chapin (guitars, vocals), and Ricky Fataar (drums and vocals).  Every tune on this album is excellent.  For less than $20, you can add not one but two albums to your collection in one shot.  Enjoy.

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[i] We began offering the musi of Pink Floyd beginning on Monday, 20-April-2020 through Sunday, 12-July-2020.  This included not only the band’s music but also that of all five members- Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Rick Wright, and Nicky Mason.

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

[iii] We presented another series of interconnected bands which included Free, Bad Company, Led Zeppelin, the Firm, Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, the Yardbirds, and a plethora of solo and group efforts beginning on Wednesday, 02-July-2014 through Sunday, 19-October-2014.  We definitely hope that you will seek this music out and consider adding it to your growing collection.

[iv] We hope to promote the music of this famous British band, T-Rex, sometime within the next five years.

[v] 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.

[vi] When we present the music of the Allman Brothers Band, we will present the music of Gov’t Mule.  Stay tuned for further developments.

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

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

[x] We would come to learn later that Gen. John Kelly was a dishonorable man who worked against the Trump agenda instead of working to help his boss.  The man is a disgraceful swamp creature and should spend the rest of his days living in shame.

[xi] 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)

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

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

[xiv] 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)

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

[xvi] 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.

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

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

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

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

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

204. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2022

2020 Thursday C: Today is the 56th straight day of rioting and protests in the city of Portland, Oregon. Mayor Ted Wheeler, Democrat, says federal law enforcement is responsible for the rioting when in truth, it’s the ambivalence of the mayor and his city council that bears full responsibility for the mayhem occurring in those once beautiful city’s streets. The previous night, in a despicable act of virtue-signaling, the mayor went out on the streets to participate in the riots and the agitators threw garbage at him and told him to resign.

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204. TODAY IN HISTORY—SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2022:

President Ulysses S. Grant; Chief Justice John Rutledge; Associate Justices Edward Terry Sanford and Anthony Kennedy; U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery; Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Richard V. Spencer; U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper; U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster; U.S. Secretaries of the Treasury Thomas Corwin and Fred M. Vinson; U.S. Secretary of War Daniel S. Lamont; U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock; Bachman-Turner Overdrive featuring Blair Thornton, Chicago featuring Chris Pinnick, the Grateful Dead featuring Keith Godchaux, Guns ‘n’ Roses featuring Slash, Roxy Music featuring Andy Mackay, and the Young Rascals featuring Dino Danelli:

  1. 636 Saturday: Arabs gain control of most of Palestine from the Byzantine Empire.
  2. 685 Thursday: John V begins his reign as the 82nd Roman Catholic Pope.  He would serve from today until August 02, 686. 
  3. 1148 Friday: The Crusaders launch a major assault on the Syrian city of Damascus.
  4. 1253 Wednesday: By order of the 176th Roman Catholic Pope Innocent III, all Jews must leave Vienne, France.
  5. 1298 Wednesday: The citizens of Wurzburg, Germany, massacre their Jewish inhabitants.
  6. 1649 Thursday: In Urbino, Marche, Papal States, future 243rd Roman Catholic Pope Clement XI is born Giovanni Francesco Albani.  He would become pontiff on November 23, 1700, until March 19, 1721.
  7. 1715 Tuesday: Local authorities at Little Brewster, Massachusetts, authorized the construction of the first lighthouse in America.
  8. 1798 Monday: Napoleon Bonaparte and his troops capture the Egyptian city of Alexandria.
  9. 1800 Wednesday: In Charleston, S.C., the second U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Rutledge and the second chief justice of the high court died on this date.  President George Washington nominated Rutledge to fill a new seat and as an associate justice, he served February 15, 1790, to March 05, 1791.  He was then nominated by the president to fill the seat of Chief Justice John Jay and served August 12, 1795, to December 28, 1795. 
  10. 1827 Monday: The first swimming school in the United States opened in Boston, Massachusetts, on this date.
  11. 1829 Thursday: William Burt patents the typographer, which was the first typewriter.
  12. 1850 Tuesday: The 19th U.S. Secretary of State Daniel Webster assumed office on this date.  First a Federalist, then a National Republican, and finally a Whig, Secretary Webster served under President Millard Fillmore from today until October 24, 1852.  Webster also served the nation as its 14th U.S. Secretary of State.  The first time around, he served under Presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler from March 06, 1841, until May 08, 1843.  Moving on, the 20th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Corwin assumed office on this date.  A Whig and then a Republican, he served under Presidents Millard Fillmore and Franklin Pierce from today until March 06, 1853.
  13. 1865 Sunday: Future 72nd U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Edward Terry Sanford is born in Knoxville, Tn., on this date.  President Warren G. Harding nominated the Republican to fill the seat of Associate Justice Mahlon Pitney.  Sanford served from January 29, 1923, to March 08, 1930.
  14. 1866 Monday: The 28th U.S. Attorney General Henry Stanbery assumed his post on this date.  First a Whig and then a Republican, he served under President Andrew Johnson from today July 16, 1868.
  15. 1877 Monday: The first municipal railroad passenger service began in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  16. 1880 Friday: The first commercial hydroelectric plant goes online in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
  17. 1885 Thursday: Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th president of the United States, died in Wilton, New York, at age 63.  A Republican- as well as the general who finally beat the Confederacy and freed the slaves- he served from March 04, 1869, to March 04, 1877.
  18. 1886 Friday: Steve Brodie, a New York saloonkeeper, claimed to have made a daredevil plunge from the Brooklyn Bridge into the East River.
  19. 1903 Thursday: The Ford Motor Company sells its first Model A car.
  20. 1904 Saturday: During the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, Charles E. Menches invents the ice cream cone. 
  21. 1905 Sunday: In Millbrook, N.Y., the 39th U.S. Secretary of War Daniel S. Lamont died.  A Democrat, he served under President Grover Cleveland from March 05, 1893, to March 04, 1897.
  22. 1914 Thursday: Following the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophie, in Belgrade, the Austro-Hungarian Empire issues an ultimatum to Serbia, one the Serbs could not answer if they were to remain a free and independent country; this would lead to the outbreak of World War I.  (Meanwhile, Austro-Hungary would be reaching out to its ally, Imperial Germany for backup).  
  23. 1920 Friday: British East Africa becomes Kenya and a Crown Colony.  (Several decades later, a future American president- Barack Hussein Obama- would be born there).
  24. 1936 Thursday: Future 104th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy is born in Sacramento, Ca., on this date.  President Ronald Reagan nominated Kennedy to fill the seat of Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr.  Kennedy served from February 18, 1988, to July 31, 2018.
  25. 1938 Saturday: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approved the first federal game preserve, an area of 2,000 acres in the state of Utah. 
  26. 1940 Tuesday: Now that France is in the ‘Nazi’s column’ and forward air bases have been constructed the length of the French coastline, the Blitz over London commences as Luftwaffe bombers assault the city all night long.
  27. 1942 Thursday: Adolf Hitler issues Fuhrer Directive #45; this directs the German Army on the Eastern Front to occupy the city of Stalingrad.  Meanwhile, Axis troops capture the Russian city of Rostov.
  28. 1943 Friday: The lengthy Battle of Kursk sputters to an end as the Germans begin pulling back; during the battle, more than 6,000 armored vehicles of all types engaged with one another.   Postponed numerous times because of Hitler’s fretfulness, when the battle did begin, the Soviets were more than prepare for it with one defensive position after another awaiting the Nazi juggernaut.
  29. 1944 Sunday: U.S. troops occupy Pisa, Italy; on the Eastern Front, Russian troops occupy Lublin, Poland.  Elsewhere, future drummer/vocalist with the New York rock band, the Young Rascals[i]—Dino Danelli—is born in Jersey City, N.J., on this date.
  30. 1945 Monday: French Field Marshal, Henri Petain, who had headed the Vichy government during World War II, went on trial charged with treason.  A court convicted and condemned the traitor to death but later commuted the sentence to life in prison where he died in 1951.  Meanwhile, the Chicago, Burlington, Quincy Railroad placed the first passenger train observation car into service on this date.   Elsewhere, the 53rd U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Fred M. Vinson assumed office on this date.  A Democrat, he served under President Harry S. Truman from today until June 23, 1946, before moving up to the United States Supreme Court.
  31. 1946 Tuesday: Future saxophonist/oboist with Roxy Music[ii]—Andy Mackay—is born in Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England, on this date.
  32. 1948 Friday: At the Progressive Party Convention, Henry Wallace receives the party’s nomination for president of the United States.
  33. 1950 Sunday: Blair Thornton—the man who would replace Tim Bachman in Bachman-Turner Overdrive[iii] as guitarist/vocalist—is born on this date in Vancouver, Canada.
  34. 1952 Wednesday: Egyptian military officers led by Gamal Abdel Nasser launched a successful coup against King Farouk I.
  35. 1953 Thursday: Future guitarist/vocalist with the rock band, Chicago[iv], from 1979-1986—Chris Pinnick—is born on this date in Van Nuys, California.
  36. 1954 Friday: Congress passed a law that stated, “The Secretary of the Navy is authorized to repair, equip, and restore the United States Ship Constitution, as far as may be practicable, to her original appearance, but not for active service, and thereafter to maintain the United States Ship Constitution at Boston, Massachusetts.”
  37. 1958 Wednesday: The submarine Nautilus departs from Pearl Harbor under orders to conduct Operation Sunshine, the mission to be the first vessel to cross the North Pole by ship.
  38. 1962 Monday: The Telstar communications satellite sends the first live TV broadcasts to Europe.
  39. 1965 Friday: In Hampstead, London, United Kingdom, future hard rock guitarist with the heavy-duty Los Angeles, California, rock band, Guns ‘n’ Roses[v]—Slash—is born on this date in Hampstead, London, England.
  40. 1967 Sunday: A deadly week of race-related rioting that claimed 43 lives erupted in Detroit, Michigan.  It began when police launched an early morning raid against an unlicensed bar that escalated into a confrontation with local residents that quickly became violent. 
  41. 1968 Tuesday: Race riots break out in Cleveland, Ohio, resulting in 11 people dead, including 3 cops.
  42. 1969 Wednesday: Future U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock is born in Savannah, Georgia, today.  A future Marxist, he would win an extremely questionable run-off election in early 2021 and would enter the world’s greatest deliberative body (so they say) on January 20, 2021.  He managed to eke out a slight win over sitting Senator Kelly Loeffler, Republican, but the election remains under a heavy cloud of election fraud, corruption, and other nefarious activities.  While running for office in 2020, he would famously state that ‘people cannot serve God and in the military at the same time.’  No, Reverend Warnock, here’s the deal: YOU cannot serve Karl Marx and God at the same time, sir.
  43. 1972 Sunday: The United States launched the “Landsat 1 (ERTS-1)” satellite, the first Earth-resources satellite in global history.  
  44. 1973 Monday: President Richard M. Nixon refuses to release tapes pertaining to the Watergate Cover-up Scandal.
  45. 1980 Wednesday: Shortly after being asked to leave the Grateful Dead along with his wife, Donna, also a member, the third keyboardist of the great American rock band[vi], the musician who replaced both Ron “Pigpen” McKernan and Tom Constantan died in a car wreck in Marin County, California.  Keith and Donna were in the process of forming their own group- the Heart of Gold Band- but the effort was tragically cut short.  Elsewhere, Billy Carter, the brother of President Jimmy Carter, admits being a paid agent of Libya.  Then why isn’t the fat tub of goo doing time in a federal slammer?
  46. 1983 Saturday: An Air Canada Boeing 767 ran out of fuel while flying from Montreal to Edmonton; however, the pilots could glide the airliner safely to an emergency landing in Gimlet, Manitoba.  The near disaster occurred because the fuel had been erroneously measured in pounds instead of kilograms at a time when Canada was converting to the metric system.
  47. 1984 Monday: Vanessa Williams—the first Black Miss America winner—resigns her post over having posed nude in photos at an earlier time.
  48. 1985 Tuesday: Commodore unveils the personal computer Amiga 1000.
  49. 1986 Wednesday: Britain’s Prince Andrew married Sarah Ferguson at Westminster Abbey in London, England; however, the couple divorced ten years later in 1996.
  50. 1996 Tuesday: At the Atlanta Olympics, Kerri Strug made a heroic final vault despite torn ligaments in her left ankle as the U.S. women gymnasts clinched their first-ever Olympic team gold medal.
  51. 1997 Wednesday: The search for Andrew Cunanan, the suspected murderer of designer Gianni Versace and others, ended as police found his body on a houseboat in Miami Beach, an apparent suicide.
  52. 1998 Thursday: Scientists at the University of Hawaii turned out more than 50 “carbon-copy” mice, using a cloning technique.  This ain’t good, folks.  Cloned human beings, anyone?
  53. 1999 Friday: Space shuttle Columbia blasted off with the world’s most powerful X-ray telescope and Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a U.S. space flight.
  54. 2000 Sunday: Lance Armstrong won his second Tour de France on this date.  
  55. 2001 Monday: Pope John Paul II urged President George W. Bush in their first meeting, held at Castel Gandolfo, Italy, to bar creation of human embryos for medical research.
  56. 2003 Wednesday: A new audiotape purported to be from toppled dictator Saddam Hussein called on Iraqis to resist the U.S. occupation.  Meanwhile, Massachusetts’ attorney general issued a report saying clergy members and others in the Boston Archdiocese probably had sexually abused more than 1,000 people over a period of six decades.
  57. 2010 Friday: Venezuela severs ties with Colombia after Colombian authorities had referred to Venezuela as “a haven for guerrillas.”
  58. 2011 Saturday: Singer Amy Winehouse, 27, was found dead in her London home from an alcohol overdose.  Meanwhile, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces his nation will launch a shuttle into space by the year 2019.
  59. 2012 Monday: Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, dies of pancreatic cancer at age 61.
  60. 2013 Tuesday:  Hercules 264, a Gulf of Mexico natural gas drilling rig, partially collapses off the coast of Louisiana; the rig remains standing but sustained extensive damage to the derrick package because of a continuing fire.
  61. 2014 Wednesday: Obamacare renders confusion as two appeals courts issue conflicting rulings regarding the legality of subsidies offered through federal versus state-run insurance exchanges; the ruling will likely to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  62. 2015 Thursday: According to Brainy History, scientists announce discovery of a planet in the Kepler-452 solar system that closely resembles Earth in size and orbit; the planet, Kepler 452-b, has a diameter 60-percent larger than Earth’s but an orbit that is 385 days, close to Earth’s 365 days.
  63. 2016 Saturday: In the lovely city of Kabul, ISIS conducts a suicide bombing during a street protest that kills 80 people and wounds countless others.   What a bunch of horrible scumbags.
  64. 2017 Sunday: In the Tour de France, British cyclist Chris Froome claims his 4th win.   Unlike Lance Armstrong, he won his races legitimately.  
  65. 2018 Monday: As usual, phony environmentalist groups claim communist China is on track to meet new emission standards although carbon dioxide emissions in the totalitarian state have hit 9.2 billion metric tons in 2017 which are way higher than the United States and Europe combined.   Meanwhile, more negative news about the world’s largest communist country hit the news when it is discovered that a quarter million doses of vaccines for children aren’t worth a crap.  Guess the Chinese were unable to steal the correct formula from the United States.
  66. 2019 Tuesday:  In Great Britain, the ruling Conservative Party MPs select Boris Johnson to be the new prime minister replacing the disastrous Theresa May who could- or would- not get her country through Brexit.   Meanwhile, thanks to comedian Jon Stewart, the U.S. Senate passes a bill that will forever fund the 9-11 first responders’ fund.  Elsewhere, Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Richard V. Spencer left his job on this date.   A member of no professed political party, Spencer served under President Donald J. Trump from July 15, 2019, until today.  His successor, the 27th U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper assumed his post on this date.  He served under the 45th president until President Donald J. Trump fired his worthless RINO ass on November 09, 2020.
  67. 2020 Thursday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– The Xi Jinping Bat Flu continues causing problems around the world and in the United States.  Here are the statistics for the planet as a whole: 15,317,997 confirmed cases, +309,951, 625,582, confirmed deaths, +7,950, and 8,721,415 confirmed recoveries, +210,085.  Next, here are the stats for the United States, the intended target of the Chinese-engineered Wuhan Virus pandemic: 4,099,809 confirmed cases, +80,317, 146,295 confirmed deaths, +1,242, and 1,219,623 confirmed recoveries, +33,876. 
  68. 2022 Thursday A: 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: 425,616 confirmed cases, 8,027 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 1,490 confirmed cases, 26 confirmed deaths, and 1,113 confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for leftist-Marxist-socialist hellhole of Washington: 49,247 confirmed cases, 1,468 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.
  69. 2020 Thursday B: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals: first the DOW Jones Industrial Average, 26,652.33, DOWN 353.51 points (-1.31%).  Next, here are the stats for the NASDAQ:  10,461.42, DOWN 244.71 points (-2.29%).  Finally, here are the numbers for the S&P 500: 3,235.66, DOWN 40.36 points (-1.23%).  Price of GOLD: $1,887.10 per troy oz., -2.90 (-0.15%)  Here is the price of SILVER: $22.86 per troy oz., -0.123 (-0.54%).  Price of PLATINUM: $956.60 per troy oz., -7.20 (-0.75%).  Here is the price of COPPER: $2.92 per #, -0.016 (-0.54%).   Price of Light Sweet Crude Oil per barrel: $41.17, +0.10 (+0.24%).  The markets were down because for the first time since the pandemic from communist China hit back in March, unemployment numbers rose to 1.4 million new claims bringing the number of unemployed Americans to around 32 million.
  70. 2020 Thursday C: Today is the 56th straight day of rioting and protests in the city of Portland, Oregon.  Mayor Ted Wheeler, Democrat, says federal law enforcement is responsible for the rioting when in truth, it’s the ambivalence of the mayor and his city council that bears full responsibility for the mayhem occurring in those once beautiful city’s streets.  The previous night, in a despicable act of virtue-signaling, the mayor went out on the streets to participate in the riots and the agitators threw garbage at him and told him to resign.  He suffered two bouts of teargassing before his security people removed him from the streets to safety.   Arrest the mayor, mow down the Antifa thugs.  Bring sanity back NOW!  Meanwhile, national polling averages give “Pro-China Joe” Biden a 15-point lead over President Donald J. Trump.  According to Democrats, Trump is ‘toast’ and might as well resign and go home NOW.
  71. 2020 Thursday D: On the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka Sandy Cortez, aka Baby Evita, aka the Fly, Democratic-Socialist, blubbered about comments made by Florida GOP Rep. Ted Yoho in which he called the dingbat far-left socialist a “F**king bitch.”  Well, she is a F**king Bitch and needs to be beaten in November.
  72. 2021 Friday: Covid-19 Statistics for the Planet as a Whole– 193,839,633 confirmed cases, +473,584, 4,157,261 confirmed deaths, +6,613 and 175,978,128 confirmed recoveries, +273,982.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 35,269,664 confirmed cases, UP 51,070 from yesterday’s reporting, 626,586 confirmed deaths, UP 414, [vii] and 29,478,173 confirmed recoveries, UP 16,646.  We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them. [viii]  
  73. 2021 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump COVID-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 308,144 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 95,934 deaths- we brought this number up to date- Joe is going to hit the mark very soon now…  
  74. 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: 3,893,078 confirmed cases, 64,211 confirmed deaths, and 2,087,819 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,511,084 confirmed cases, 38,714 confirmed deaths, and 2,275,249 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 39,892 confirmed cases, 527 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 467,324 confirmed cases, 6,116 confirmed deaths, and 229,145 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New Jersey: they have 1,032,255 confirmed cases, 26,568 confirmed deaths, and 989,451 confirmed recoveries. [ix]    
  75. 2021 Friday C: Foreign COVID Stats of the Day– Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 857,977 confirmed cases, 6,457 confirmed deaths, and 841,354 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one other country- Djibouti, 156th country on the list: 11,634 cases of the virus, 155 confirmed deaths and 11,466 confirmed recoveries. [x]     
  76. 2021 Friday D: 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%).[xi]   The price of PALLADIUM is $2,672.34 per troy oz, -45.56 (-1.68%).[xii] The price of RHODIUM is $18,700.00 per troy oz., 0.00 (0.00%). The price of NEODYMIUM is $720,000.00 per troy oz., -5,000.00 (-0.69%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $2,507.25 per troy oz., +41.25 (+1.67%). [xiii]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000030.  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 20.04.     In Daish Krone, one greenback equals 6.32 and in Djiboutian Franc, a buck equal 177.50 and in Dominican Peso, one dollar equals 56.94 of theirs. [xiv]        
  77. 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 and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.321 per gallon, $2.971 in Florida, $4.089 in Hawaii, and $3.836 in Washington state. [xv]    Let’s look at one other location- District of Columbia: $3.245.  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- Costa Rica: $4.483 per U.S. Gallon.[xvi]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,556,382,310,872 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 met their ends on the chopping block.  As for holders of U.S. debt, after France, the next largest holder of U.S. debt is Norway with $88 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.
  78. 2021 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Today is Day No. 122 for the so-called ‘Border Czar’ “Kooky Kamala” Harris to be in charge of the southern border separating the United States from barbarism and her 28th day since she ‘visited the border’ on her one and only photo op trip.  Joe Biden- strip this gibbering jackal, this shrieking night bird, this howling jackanapes, this screeching forest orangutan, Willie Brown’s mattress, and send her home to spend more time with her family.  She is a failure in everything she does.  Meanwhile, construction restarted on the border wall in Texas as Governor Greg Abbott, R-TX, got the project going again using taxpayer dollars and donations to do what must be done: defending the United States from the massive numbers of illegals trying to storm our country.
  79. 2021 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe II– Here are the numbers as compiled by One America News for the absolute catastrophe occurring along our southern border.  First, here is the cost for caring for the millions of illegal vermin crossing the border: $525,583,584 just this day.  Second, here is the cost of caring for the castoff Third World dregs this year: $222.992,384,576.  Next, here is the number estimated to have crossed the southern border this year: 2,285,483.  Finally, here is the conservative estimate of the numbers of illegals sucking away at the taxpayers’-tired teats: 36,285,484. [xviii]  As everyone should know, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-the Elemental News of the Day has been around since early 2009 and back then, we estimated the numbers of illegals within the United States then as between 35-50 million whereas now, we believe the honest-to-God numbers are closer to 75-100 million.  This is insane and no country can withstand a tidal wave of illegal aliens as we now are.  Round ‘em up along with whatever children the scum have fathered or given birth to here, put them in tent prison camps in the Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and Texas deserts, and when air transport, derelict freighters, buses, cattle cars, and any other type of transportation arises, get them the hell out of here.  NOW.
  80. 2021 Friday H: Illegal Aliens, Invaders, and ‘Refugees’ News– A Gallup poll says that 31-percent of ALL Americans want immigration decreased.  We think that immigration must be curtailed as it was early in the previous century as we do not need a tidal wave of ignorant, permanent lower-class dependents sucking away at the teats of the American taxpayers.  Build the f**king wall and deport them all.   Meanwhile, Rep. Mike Johnson, R-LA 4th CD, is demanding answers for WHY a large number of Haitians allowed to enter the U.S. via the southern border were dumped all over the state with no advance warning to local authorities.
  81. 2021 Friday I: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Chi-Com bigwig, a man who fashions himself as the global dictator, Xi Jinping and his corrupt, evil regime have slapped sanctions on former U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and five others after the Biden regime issued an advisory warning U.S. business of the risks of doing business in Hong Kong.  Meanwhile, reports suggest that the United States is doing what it should have done prior to the withdrawal from Afghanistan and that is launching air-and-drone strikes against weapons captured by the Taliban that we left behind as well as on Taliban targets, too.  Good.  Use neutron bombs, irradiate these barbarous scumbags.
  82. 2021 Friday J: Joe Biden News I– Joe Biden continues taking heat for his irresponsible comments on Xi Jinping Bat Flu vaccines.  The senile old fool says that if you get vaccinated you ‘won’t get sick, you won’t be hospitalized, and most of all, you won’t die.’  Joe, what the hell have you been smoking you old fool?  Add to Joe’s woes over his ludicrous comments regarding inflation and we see an ‘administration’ on the cusp of going down the crapper faster than Jimmy Carter’s.   The country needs deliverance from this insanity.  Can’t Barack Hussein Obama do a better job as the “Cho-Mo Joe whisperer’ than what he’s presently doing?
  83. 2021 Friday K: Joe Biden Regime News I– The regime White House says it has the ‘highest ethical standards of ANY White House in U.S. history’ even as a growing cacophony of the American people question drug-addled Hunter Biden’s ‘private art sales.’  Who is buying his ‘13th Floor Elevators album covers-style artworks’ and how much are they paying for this psychedelic crap?  The man is NOT an artist, he is little more than a dope head with predilections for young children like his father, regime leader Joe Biden.  In other Biden regime news, when asked by a reporter as to numbers inside the White House afflicted by the ‘VID, Press Secretary Jen “Circle Back” Psaki responded with: “Why do you need to know the numbers?”  Speaking of “Circle Back” Psaki, she also guaranteed White House reporters that ethics safeguards are now in place to make sure Hunter Biden is not selling his artworks to America’s enemies to open a back channel to the voice in his feeble father’s ear.
  84. 2021 Friday L: Wokeism / Woke / Wokies– After the Major League Baseball 2021 Season concludes, the fabled Cleveland Indians have announced that in order to appease the WOKIES going berserk on social media, they are going to change their name to- get this- the Cleveland Guardians which sounds much like a DEFENSIVE name, not an OFFENSIVE one.  If it makes you feel better, then go for it but we hope the Atlanta Braves and the Kansas City Chiefs keep their names.  President Donald J. Trump had to add his two cents to the conservation and called the name change a ‘big disgrace.’  Amen.    
  85. : Whacked-Out News of the Day– Meanwhile, Tennessee’s state house removed the bust of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest and sent it God knows where.  The bust was installed back in 1979.  The man was the creator of the Ku Klux Klan; however, destroying history is foolish because in so doing, the lessons the next generation can learn disappear, possibly to be repeated again at some point in the future.   Curiously, the busts of two famous U.S. Admirals- David Farragut and Albert Gleaves- so as NOT to hurt the feelings of the Forrest bust.  There is NO other explanation as to WHY one would remove two U.S. heroes.
  86. 2021 Friday N: Crime and Punishment News / Law Enforcement News I– St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Jason Sengheiser blasted the St. Louis prosecutors office over the dismissals of murder charges against three separate defendants.   The judge accused the office of Kim Gardner of shirking its duty of protecting the community from violent thugs.  What the hell is wrong with these people?   In other despicable news, President Donald J. Trump’s former inaugural chairman Tom Barrack walked out of jail today on a $250 million bond.  A $250 million bond.  What is this, a banana republic?  Flamin’ crap, folks, the country is falling into the abyss.
  87. 2021 Friday O: U.S. House of Representatives News I– The House Freedom Caucus is pushing House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd CD to employ a House rule that would allow the lower chamber to boot Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the rapidly deteriorating fascist dictator out of the speakership and onto her butt.  In a letter to the senior GOP leader in the House, they wrote: “We, the House Freedom Caucus, respectfully request that you pursue the authorization of the House Republican Conference, pursuant to Conference rules, to file and bring up a privileged motion by July 31, 2021, to vacate the chair and end Nancy Pelosi’s authoritarian reign as Speaker of the House.  Rule IX, Clause 3 of the Rules of the House of Representatives for the One Hundred Seventeenth Congress requires that ‘A resolution causing a vacancy in the Office of Speaker shall not be privileged except if offered by direction of a party caucus or conference.”  The fact that Speaker Mumbles booted two of Leader McCarthy’s picks from her sham January 06, 2021, Select Committee caused Leader McCarthy to say that in the ‘history of the House, this has never happened before.’  He pulled his remaining picks and the lemon-sucking speaker said ‘good’ and is going to run her ersatz committee with skunks such as Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY At-Large district, and Rep. Adam “Kiss Ass” Kinzinger, RINO-IL 16th CD, as ‘representatives of the GOP.’  Leader McCarthy, we hope you will act on the Freedom Caucus’ letter.
  88. 2021 Friday P: Federal and State Court News– Finally!  A federal appellate court finds the CDC moratorium on evictions is ‘unconstitutional’ which is good news for landlords as they have bills to pay, too.
  89. 2021 Friday Q: California Lottery Results / Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1679 what with a $140 million jackpot on the line: 13, 17, 19, 40, 69 and Mega 17.  Out of 63,207 winning tickets in California, the highest winners were TWO people who had FOUR numbers plus the Mega for a prize of $8,638 apiece.
  90. 2022 Saturday: This past Tuesday, the dingleberry Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez- AOC- and her good buds, Ilhan “Allah Akbar” Omar were arrested in front of the United States Supreme Court for blocking traffic.  Others of their ilk underwent ‘arrest,’ too, what with magic handcuffs behind their backs.  What a bullshit show.  Can we please remove these dimwitted skanks from office in November?  Besides, the ‘big booty Latina’s’ rear-end is the product of a Brazilian butt lift, it ain’t real just like her and her ’fiancé’ is little more than a suck-up punk.   One has to love Alex Stein, the comedian, the man is hilarious.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0900 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Ball at the Fairy Fountain.”  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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By now, one must be growing fatigued by the amount of Beach Boys’ compilation albums but folks, it is what it is.  The album we have for you today is “Classics Selected by Brian Wilson,” released on July 02, 2002.  This effort includes 19 Beach Boys tracks plus one unreleased tune from 1970 recorded by Brian Wilson and an alternate group of musicians.  Folks, everyone understands that in order to sell more vinyl, additional tidbits and joyful nuggets must be included and thus we have this album.  Seek it out wherever you shop for the best in music and see if it’s right for you.  Included here are (1) “Surfer Girl” (2) “The Warmth of the Sun” (3) “I Get Around” (4) “Don’t Worry Baby” (5) “In My Room” (6) “California Girls” (7) “God Only Knows” (8) “Caroline No” (9) “Good Vibrations” (10) “Wonderful” (11) “Heroes and Villains” (12) “Surf’s Up” (13) “Busy Doin’ Nothing” (14) “We’re Together Again” (15) “Time to Get Alone” (16) “This Whole World” (17) “Marcella” (18) “Sail On Sailor” (19) “Till I Die” and the aforementioned Brian Wilson, non-Beach Boys tune, (20) “California Feelin’.”  Friends, we definitely hope you will seek this one out and to make it a part of your daily listening pleasure- we think you will be glad you did.

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[i] We began promoting the music of this legendary American rock band- the Young Rascals- beginning on Sunday, 08-December-2013 through Saturday, 21-December-2013.  This band is one everyone who loves rock music must look into and enjoy.

[ii] We presented the music of Roxy Music at the secondary blog and hope to do it at the main blog sometime within the next 3 years. At the secondary blog, we began promoting the music of this famed British band as well as of Bryan Ferry, Andy Mackay, and Phil Manzanera beginning on Wednesday, September 07, 2016, through several successive months.  We hope you will seek them out.

[iii] On Wednesday, 14-June-2017, we began presenting the music of the Guess Who and of its individual members- including Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, and Bravebelt.  The entire discography ran from the above date through Sunday, 01-October-2017.  We hope you will check them out.

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

[v] Not sure when Guns ‘n’ Roses is coming but we hope we will still be alive and will get around to sharing them with the world. 

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

[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] 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.

122. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 02, 2022

1945 Wednesday: Once General Helmuth Wielding surrenders all German forces in the Nazi capital, the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin, and the Allies announced the surrender of Nazi troops in Italy and in parts of Austria. Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery (May 12, 1941, to May 02, 1945) Martin Bormann dies while attempting to escape the Soviet destruction of the Nazi capital.

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122. TODAY IN HISTORY—MONDAY, MAY 02, 2022:

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Owen Josephus Roberts and James F. Byrnes; U.S. Secretaries of State James Madison and James F. Byrnes; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury John Canfield Spencer; FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover; Martin Bormann- Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery; Foreigner featuring Lou Gramm, Jethro Tull featuring John Glascock, the Kinks featuring Bob Henrit, Sly & the Family Stone featuring Vet Stone, Steppenwolf featuring Goldy McJohn, Stone Temple Pilots featuring John Gutt, and Utopia featuring Doug Howard:

  1. 1497 Sunday: John Cabot departs Europe for North America.
  2. 1519 Friday: Artist Leonardo da Vinci died at Cloux, France, at age 67.
  3. 1536 Saturday: England’s King Henry VIII accuses Anne Boleyn of adultery; seventeen days later, the executioner lopped off her head.
  4. 1670 Friday: England’s King Charles II chartered the Hudson Bay Company on this date.
  5. 1703 Wednesday: Portugal signs a treaty with England to become a great covenant.
  6. 1776 Thursday: France and Spain agree to give arms to the American rebels.
  7. 1801 Saturday: The 5th U.S. Secretary of State James Madison took his post on this date.  In this capacity, he served from today until March 03, 1809, under President Thomas Jefferson.  From here, he would move up the ladder.
  8. 1833 Thursday: Czar Nicholas I of Russia bans public sale of serfs.
  9. 1844 Thursday: The 16th U.S. Secretary of the Treasury James Canfield Spencer left office on this date.  First a Democratic-Republican and then a Whig, he served under President John Tyler from March 08, 1843, until today.
  10. 1863 Saturday: During the Civil War, a Confederate sentry accidentally shot and wounded Confederate General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson at Chancellorsville; he died eight days later.
  11. 1865 Tuesday: President Andrew Johnson offers $100,000 reward for the capture of fugitive Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
  12. 1875 Sunday: In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the future 74th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Owen Josephus Roberts is born.  A Republican, President Herbert Hoover would nominate Roberts to fill Associate Justice Edward Sanford’s seat.  He would serve from 05-20-1930 to 07-31-1945.
  13. 1882 Tuesday: In Charleston, South Carolina, future 81st U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice James F. Byrnes is born.  A Democrat, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt would nominate Byrnes to fill Associate Justice James McReynold’s seat.  Byrnes would serve from 06-25-1941 to 10-03-1942.  He also served as the nation’s 49th U.S. Secretary of State doing so under President Harry S. Truman. In this capacity, he would serve from 07-03-1945 to 01-21-1947.
  14. 1885 Saturday: Publishers released the first edition of “Good Housekeeping” magazine.
  15. 1887 Monday: Hannibal W. Goodwin applied for a patent for his celluloid photographic film on this date, film from which projectionists show motion pictures.
  16. 1890 Friday: The federal government organized the Oklahoma Territory on this date.
  17. 1902 Friday: The first science fiction film, “A Trip to the Moon,” hits theaters on this date.
  18. 1908 Saturday: The original version of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” with music by Albert Von Tilzer and lyrics by Jack Norworth, undergoes first publication by Von Tilzer’s York Music Co.
  19. 1915 Sunday: Heavy fighting continues during the Second Battle of Ypres with attack, counterattack, and attack again, thrown off, reignited, and relaunched with a horrendous death toll on both sides.  Elsewhere, the Turks show the Allies a thing or two by rounding up French and British citizens interned in their country and sending them into No-Man’s Land to stymie British assaults.  Wow.
  20. 1916 Tuesday: President Woodrow Wilson signs the first act against illegal drugs, the Harrison Drug Act.  Elsewhere, Germany agrees with a British proposal to send POWs to Switzerland as neither side can really care for them.  Off they go…
  21. 1917 Wednesday: Ottoman Turk leader Talaat Pasha visits his ally, Kaiser Wilhelm II in Berlin to discuss conduct of the war.  He will eventually have to seek exile in post-World War I Germany as he will be a wanted criminal due to the Armenian Genocide.
  22. 1918 Thursday: Communists relocate the toppled Czar and his family to the Urals, so he and they are beyond the rescue of White forces.  Meanwhile, the Ottomans are launching all-out assaults against British positions in Palestine.
  23. 1926 Sunday: Due to rising turmoil in the Central American nation of Nicaragua, U.S. Marines intervene to protect American interests.  Meanwhile in India, women gained the right to seek elected office.  
  24. 1927 Monday: The U.S. Supreme Court’s “Buck v. Bell” ruling on this date permits forced sterilization of “unfits” by state authorities where the law permits such surgeries for ‘eugenic reasons.’
  25. 1932 Monday: Jack Benny launched his first radio show on NBC Radio on this date.
  26. 1933 Tuesday: In Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler bans labor unions.
  27. 1934 Wednesday: Nazi Germany begins its infamous “People’s Courts.”
  28. 1936 Saturday: “Peter and the Wolf,” a symphonic tale for children by Sergei Prokofiev, had its world premiere in Moscow.  Meanwhile, Abyssinian Emperor Haile Selassie and his family flee the country ahead of attacking Italian troops.
  29. 1939 Tuesday: Lou Gehrig set a major league baseball record when he played in his 2,130th game.  His streak commenced on June 1, 1925.
  30. 1940 Thursday: The Allies continue evacuating Norway.  Meanwhile, the date to invade France and Belgium is set for May 01.   
  31. 1941 Friday: In Nazi Germany, Martin Bormann succeeds Rudolf Hess as Hitler’s deputy.  Meanwhile, the Federal Communications Commission agreed to let regular scheduling of TV broadcasts by commercial TV stations to begin on July 01, 1941.  This would be the start of network television.  Elsewhere, General Mills began shipping its new cereal “Cheerioats,” to six test markets.  They later renamed it “Cheerios.”   
  32. 1941 Friday A: Meanwhile, fighting in Iraq continues.  One thing the Iraqis did not count on nor have themselves are airplanes.  The Brits have a squadron of obsolescent World War I era airplanes and put them to effective use lighting up the pro-Axis Iraqis.  Britain continues landing troops in Basra on the Persian Gulf which causes the population to rise up and attack the invaders.
  33. 1942 Saturday: Japanese troops occupy Mandalay, Burma.  Elsewhere, fighting continues on Mindanao in the southern Philippines as the Japanese continue trying to dislodge the U.S. and Filipino defenders.   Meanwhile, the Battle of the Coral Sea is brewing as the Japanese navy continues building up its warships for the attack on Port Moresby.  The Americans, however, have cracked their naval codes, and are building forces of their own.
  34. 1943 Sunday: German bombers conduct operations to lay mines in the Thames Estuary and along the British coastline.  Shipping already is precarious off the eastern coast of England, and this will make it even more challenging.
  35. 1944 Tuesday: Future drummer with Argent[i] and the Kinks[ii], Bob Henrit, is born in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England, on this date.  Elsewhere, Fascist Spain- like other undeclared allies of the Axis- Turkey and Portugal among the most notable- have been pressured by the Allies to turn their backs on the Nazis and begin cutting supplies of tungsten ore which is important for ammunition and shells.  El Caudillo Francisco Franco will bow to the Allies’ request but will drag his feet for as long as he can.  Portugal and Turkey also supply the Axis with essential minerals but will begin tapering the amounts.
  36. 1945 Wednesday: Once General Helmuth Wielding surrenders all German forces in the Nazi capital, the Soviet Union announced the fall of Berlin, and the Allies announced the surrender of Nazi troops in Italy and in parts of Austria.  Chief of the Nazi Party Chancellery (05-12-1941 to 05-02-1945) Martin Bormann dies while attempting to escape the Soviet destruction of the Nazi capital.  Meanwhile, Goldy McJohn, famed keyboardist with the rock band, Steppenwolf[iii], was born on this date in Toronto, Canada.
  37. 1946 Thursday: At the Federal penitentiary on Alcatraz Island, the “Battle of Alcatraz” erupts as inmates launch a revolt that leads to the deaths of three inmates and two correctional guards before additional reinforcements quell the uprising two days later.
  38. 1950 Tuesday: Lou Gramm, future lead singer with the British-American rock band, Foreigner[iv], was born on this date in Rochester, N.Y.  Meanwhile, future vocalist with the San Francisco funk-soul band, Sly and the Family Stone[v], Vet Stone, was born in Vallejo, California, on this date.
  39. 1951 Wednesday: Future bassist/vocalist with the British rock band, Jethro Tull[vi] 1975-1979—John Glascock—was born in Islington, England, on this date.
  40. 1952 Friday: The era of commercial jet passenger service began as a BOAC de Havilland Comet carrying 36 passengers took off on a multi-stop flight from London to Johannesburg, South Africa.  
  41. 1953 Saturday: In Jordan, the British install Hussein I as king; in Iraq, they install Feisal II.
  42. 1954 Sunday: Heavy rain is returning to Dien Bien Phu which hampers air drops.  However, the French command in Hanoi- even though they know the battle most likely is lost- manage to get in more than 100 additional troops to help defend the camp and to prolong the battle so that Operation Condor might have a chance to succeed.  Many of the reinforcements are coming straight from jump school and are being sent into a fight the French now know they cannot win.  No matter how many additional troops they can get into Dien Bien Phu, the communists are able to scrape up more- even if they are 14-year-old, 15-year-old, and 16-year-old kids.  Send in enough cannon fodder and they think they can win.  Evil.[vii]
  43. 1956 Wednesday: In Englewood, N.J., future bassist/vocalist with Todd Rundgren’s Utopia- Doug Howard- is born.
  44. 1957 Thursday: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, Republican-Wisconsin, died at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland.  Elsewhere, gangster Frank Costello escapes an assassination attempt launched by rival mobsters.
  45. 1963 Thursday: The Children’s Crusade began in Birmingham, Alabama, as more than 1,000 black schoolchildren skipped classes and marched downtown to protest racial segregation; hundreds undergo arrest.  Next day when the marchers took to the streets once more, the authorities unleashed police dogs, and fire hoses on the young protesters, injuring many, and arresting as many as possible.  
  46. 1969 Friday: British liner Queen Elizabeth leaves on her maiden voyage to New York City.
  47. 1970 Saturday: Jockey Diane Crump became the first woman to ride in a Kentucky Derby; she finished 15th aboard Fathom.
  48. 1972 Tuesday: Longtime FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover died in Washington at age 77.  Meanwhile, a fire at the Sunshine silver mine in Kellogg, Idaho, claimed the lives of 91 workers who succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning. 
  49. 1974 Thursday: Former Vice President Spiro T. Agnew suffers disbarment.
  50. 1976 Sunday: In Marine City, Michigan, future vocalist with Stone Temple Pilots from 2017 to the present- John Gutt- is born.
  51. 1982 Sunday: During the Falklands Islands War, the British submarine, HMS Conqueror sinks the Argentine battleship, General Belgrano resulting in at least 350 deaths.  Meanwhile, the Weather Channel made its debut.  Meanwhile, Greg Page (19-0) beats Jimmy Young (30-11-2) in a 12-round unanimous decision to retain the USBA heavyweight boxing title.
  52. 1983 Monday: A 6.7-magnitude earthquake injures 487 people in Coalinga, California.
  53. 1988 Monday: In Major League Baseball, Cincinnati Reds’ manager, Pete Rose, suffers suspension for 30 days for pushing an umpire.
  54. 1994 Monday: Nelson Mandela claimed victory in the wake of South Africa’s first democratic elections; President F.W. de Klerk acknowledged defeat.
  55. 2003 Friday: Unemployment in the U.S. hits 6-percent for the month of April what with the loss of 48,000 jobs.  
  56. 2004 Sunday: Along the Gaza-Israeli border, Palestinian thugs murder a pregnant Israeli woman and her four daughters before Israeli Defense Forces light ‘em up and leave them dead like the rats they are.  Following this Palestinian-caused barbarity, the Israeli government votes NOT to pull out of the Gaza Strip.  Go in there and get this animalistic scum.   Elsewhere, the Baltimore Sun reports that a government report says that ‘since 2001, secret or private searches in the U.S. are up by since 2001, secret or private searches in the U.S. are up by 85-percent.  Who can blame people with the way the Bush administration has turned the country into a police state?
  57. 2005 Monday: About 50 miles north of Kabul, Afghanistan, something goes awry at a munitions dump.  The place blows up killing dozens of people with no full accounting of how many took a one-way trip to meet with Allah or how many others were left devastated one way or another.  Wow.
  58. 2006 Tuesday: The two art thieves who stole Edvard Much’s “The Scream” and “Madonna” receive sentences of four and eight years in prison today.  Elsewhere, communist president of Bolivia Evo Morales orders the nationalization of the nation’s natural gas industry along with mining and forestry.  LONG LIVE THE PEOPLE (in poverty…)
  59. 2007 Wednesday: Following yesterdays beating of illegal alien lovers during a May Day rally in Los Angeles, California, by the LAPD, outraged Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa orders an immediate investigation as to why the cops beat the snot out of the illegals.  Well, the illegals DON’T belong here so if they weren’t here, they would not have gotten their asses beat.   Elsewhere, President George W. Bush meets with Democrats in Congress so he and the legislative branch can figure out how to fund this never-ending, wholly unnecessary war. 
  60. 2008 Friday: Mildred Loving, a black woman whose challenge to Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling striking down such laws across the United States, died in Milford, Va., at age 68.  Elsewhere, in Seoul, South Korea, thousands of people gather to protest the importation of U.S. beef which they claim is corrupted by Mad Cow Disease.
  61. 2009 Saturday: The United Nations ORDERS- like that means anything- the Israelis to stop evicting Palestinians from East Jerusalem.  Oh, boohoo, boot them out and build housing for your people.   Elsewhere, inside a so-called ‘civilian safe zone,’ Sri Lankan Army troops go on a rampage and kill 91 people and wound another 87.  Not sure as to WHY they did what they did but they did it well.
  62. 2010 Sunday: The European Union and International Monetary Fund present Greece with 120 billion Euro bailout packages, to help rid them of their sovereign debt.   Elsewhere, following the bombing of the Mogadishu mosque yesterday, the death toll rises to 45 and the focus falls on the al-Qaida trash.  Light them up.
  63. 2011 Monday: As the news continues to spread about whacking Osama bin Laden, tens of thousands of people gather at Ground Zero in New York City as well as in other places around the country to celebrate the death of this terrorist POS.  The world also learns that in accordance with Islamic law, U.S. military authorities buried him via a sea burial in the Indian Ocean so that a burial site on land would not become a terrorist shrine.  The Allies did the same thing with the Nazis executed at Nuremburg.  They were cremated and went into a river.
  64. 2012 Wednesday: 2012 U.S. presidential candidate Newt Gingrich suspends his campaign for the Republican nomination.   Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives in Beijing for high-level talks with her opposites as well as find ways to line her and her hubby Bill’s pockets with Chi-Com cash.  While on site, she meets with blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng. 
  65. 2013 Thursday: Conservationists determine poachers killed the last known rhinoceroses in Mozambique; these poachers worked with game rangers responsible for protecting them.  Meanwhile, a North Korean court sentences American Kenneth Bae to 15 years of hard labor for committing criminal acts against the regime.  Yeah, right.  The Obama administration begs for amnesty.
  66. 2014 Friday: According to Brainy History, Apple and Samsung achieved mixed victory in a patent suit settlement; Samsung will owe Apple about $120 million, and Apple will owe Samsung about $158,000; the court found both parties to have infringed on each other’s patents.  Elsewhere, fighting continues in eastern Ukraine as the Ukrainians claim they have killed numerous Russians and destroyed assets although two Ukrainian helicopters were reportedly shot down.   In the city of Odessa, Ukrainians are going after Russians with a vengeance.  Get those SOBS.
  67. 2015 Saturday: In a boxing match that shattered financial records for the sport, Floyd Mayweather Jr. beats Manny Pacquiao on points in 12 rounds in the world unification welterweight title bout.  What a fight.  Congratulations to Mr. Mayweather.   Elsewhere, as the Nigerian military continues fighting through the Sambisa Forest, the government announces that another 234 women and girls have been rescued from the clutches of the Islamist group, Boko Haram.
  68. 2016 Monday: The ‘religion of peace’ is on the move yet again, this time in Baghdad, Iraq, where three separate bombings claim the lives of at least 14 poor souls including a number of Shiite pilgrims while the Syrian Army takes up positions around its prison in the city of Hama where violent prisoners have overthrown the prison staff and are holding them as hostages.  What will President Bashar al-Assad do?  We think he’ll employ poison gas inside the prison killing all of them (and the guards).   
  69. 2016 Monday A: Elsewhere, the Catholic Church in the Philippines urges its followers to reject Roderigo Duterte who seems to be little more than a whack job.  Down in Venezuela, El Presidente Nicolas Maduro orders clocks in his nation to be moved forward by half-an-hour since the country is facing a major electricity shortage and that somehow moving the clocks up by 30 minutes will alleviate the suffering of the people.  YOU know what will alleviate their suffering?  Your fat neck dangling from a noose in the center of Caracas.  POS communist.
  70. 2017 Tuesday: Still angry from yesterday’s provocative overflight of the Korean Peninsula by two U.S. B-1B heavy bombers, Kim Jong Un warns the world that due to President Donald J. Trump’s belligerent stance against the peaceful Democratic Republic of North Korea, the military is going to accelerate its nuclear weapons programs and ‘could test a nuke at any time’ so there.  Elsewhere, the Los Angeles Times reports that Venezuelan thug dictator Nicolas Maduro is going to ‘draft a new constitution’ seeing as how violent mobs are protesting his regime in the streets.
  71. 2018 Wednesday: Disaster befalls romaine lettuce in Yuma, Arizona, as a massive e. coli outbreak sickens at least 121 people across 25 states killing one in the process.  Grocery stores around the country put out immediate recalls and stop-sales on all romaine lettuces, fresh and packaged, coming out of the region.   Elsewhere, as a show of good faith, ahead of the summit between President Donald J. Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, the North Koreans release the last three American detainees they have been keeping as a potential future trump card.
  72. 2019 Thursday: Iowa passes one of the strictest abortion bans saying ‘can’t happen’ after the detection of a fetal heartbeat.  Good for them.   Elsewhere, Senator Michael Bennet, D-CO, says he is in the running for the 2020 presidential nomination of his party.  No one cares.  Meanwhile, Facebook and Instagram ban several big names from its site for spreading violence and hate.  Among the folks bumped off the sites are Alex Jones, the Reverend Louis Farrakhan, David Duke, Milo Yiannopoulos, and several others.  We shall see.
  73. 2020 Saturday: After California Governor Gavin “The Smiler” Newsom orders ONLY the beaches of Orange County closed, the sheriff of the county says, ‘he will not enforce the order.’  Meanwhile, on the COVID-19- Wuhan Flu front- confirmed global cases are 3,424,254; confirmed deaths sit at 243,674; and confirmed recoveries are 1,092,715.  In the United States, the Kung Flu Virus Crisis- given us by the communist Chinese- is thus: confirmed cases sit at 1,157,782, confirmed deaths at 67,046, and confirmed recoveries are 150,934.  Meanwhile, the communist Chinese claim the following numbers (let’s see if they have changed): confirmed cases: 88,423; confirmed deaths: 4,633; and confirmed recoveries: 81,785!  Which is almost the same as one week ago, lying scumbags.  Around the United States, more states continue reopening and no upticks in the Coronavirus Crisis are seen so to all authoritarian governors out there, you better lighten up.  (It is interesting to note that Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is still whining about ‘Confederate and swastika flags being seen at protests but every piece of film we have looked at, those flags are nowhere to behold.  ANTIFA- do your job, go to Michigan, and protest this b***h).
  74. 2021 Sunday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 153,467,379 confirmed cases, +667,534, 3,215,537  confirmed deaths, +9,349, and 131,436,594 confirmed recoveries, +71,306.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 33,178,844 confirmed cases, UP 29,104 from yesterday’s reporting, 591,056 confirmed deaths, UP 306,[viii] and 25,777,864 confirmed recoveries, UP 45,866.  We genuinely appreciate COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[ix] 
  75. 2021 Sunday A: NOTE: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 276,388 CHI-VI deaths in the United States- feeble old Joe, in another 281.6 days, 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 404,812 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus. Currently, Joe is shy 185,586 deaths. 
  76. 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: 3,745,332 confirmed cases, 61,920 confirmed deaths, and 1,993,102 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,242,778 confirmed cases, 35,269 confirmed deaths, and 1,805,359 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 32,580 confirmed cases, 483 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 406,908 confirmed cases, 5,563 confirmed deaths, and 191,652 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s recovery numbers).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., Alaska, a once reliable DEEP RED state before the Democratic-Socialists corrupted it: they have 65,409 confirmed cases, 341 confirmed deaths, and 56,476 confirmed recoveries.[x]   Meanwhile, Governor Brian Kemp, R-GA, is lifting ALL remaining COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions.
  77. 2021 Sunday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 838,554 confirmed cases, 6,366 confirmed deaths, and 830,878 confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s figures).   Let’s look at one non-country- Honduras, overloaded with way too many illegal aliens seeking asylum under Joe Biden: 213,167 cases of the virus, 5,318 confirmed deaths and 78,806 confirmed recoveries.[xi]     
  78. 2021 Sunday D:  Friday’s Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,874.85, DOWN 185.51 points (-0.54%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,962.98, DOWN 119.86 points (-0.85%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,181.17, DOWN 30.30 points (-0.72%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $63.49 per barrel, -0.09 (-0.14%).  The price of GOLD is $1,768.80 per troy oz., +1.10 (+0.06%) while the price of SILVER is $25.92 per troy ounce, +0.06 (+0.24%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,203.90 per troy oz, -1.30 (-0.11%) while the price of COPPER is $4.46 per pound, -0.01 (-0.27%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,934.50 per troy oz, -17.48 (-0.59%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $28,500.00 per troy oz., +150.00 (+0.51%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000018.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.47 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 20.21.     In Mozambican Metical, one greenback equals 57.02 and in Myanmar Kyat, a buck equals 1,550.00 and in Nicaraguan Córdoba, one dollar equals 34.85 of theirs.[xv]  
  79. 2021 Sunday E: U.S. National Debt And Gasoline Prices In The Four States In Which We Have Chef-Authors– Thanks to the Biden administration, gasoline prices continue rising by the day- in California, gasoline prices have risen to over $4.040 per gallon, $2.780 in Florida, $3.790 in Hawaii, and $3.471 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- New Hampshire: $2.766.  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 seventh lowest gasoline price in the world- Nigeria: $1.591 per U.S. Gallon.[xvii]  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,240,289,802,772 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.  In other business news, Berkshire-Hathaway bigwig Warren Buffet is celebrating 1st quarter earnings in 2021 of $11.7 billion.  He also is warning investors NOT to gamble on stocks.   Meanwhile, in other economic news that will trash the U.S. economy, Joe Biden is QUIETLY preparing a massive increase in Food Stamps, even higher than the one his former (well, could still be the current) boss, Barack Hussein Obama had and without going via the U.S. Congress.  Yet another unilateral move that will see millions of dollars going to illegal aliens.
  80. 2021 Sunday F: Pro-Death Movement-Abortion News– The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Kansas City, Missouri- 71-year-old Joseph Naumann told Newsmax TV that ‘it’s wrong for Joe Biden to use his Catholic ‘faith’ because it misguides Catholic listeners.’  Look, WE believe (and I’m a Jew- Mo) that the Roman Catholic Church should excommunicate Joe Biden and other scurrilous, reprobate Catholics such as House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi, the decrepit nonagenarian because she like he are big PROPONENTS of the Pro-Death Movement and NOT because they believe women have a right to control their own bodies but because they make money off it via campaign contributions.
  81. 2021 Sunday G: Political News I– Like Senator Mitt Romney, RINO-UT, Rep. Liz Cheney, RINO-WY, is having a challenging time within her party for being the neo-lib that she is by going against President Donald J. Trump.  She is expected to be removed from GOP leadership by June at the latest.   Next former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-NV, says that ‘Lockheed-Martin possesses UFO wreckage. This is getting better all the time.   We are looking forward to the upcoming UFO report next month- if the feds actually release it.  Elsewhere, the runoff for the U.S. House seat in Texas 6th congressional district is between two Republicans: Susan Wright (19.2%), backed by President Donald J. Trump and Jake Ellzey (13.8%), which has the Democrats sobbing gobs of tears as they genuinely thought they were going to propel third-place runner-up Jana Lynne Sanchez (13.4%) into the House to help a beleaguered “Mumbles” Pelosi.  
  82. 2021 Sunday H: Political News II– Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, continues sharing his views on Afghanistan and says we must withdraw from the country NOW.  We concur wholeheartedly and think we should have been out of there before President George W. Bush left office (and should never have gone into Iraq).  Since going to that forlorn country, Senator Paul says we have blown $825 billion to 1 trillion building roads and schools, protecting women, and doing other non-war-fighting jobs at great cost to our country in resources and human lives.  (Note- I said yesterday that the Democrats and Neocons are seeking a “Gulf of Tonkin Incident” so they can keep forces in that s—hole country in perpetuity and to continue reaping the wealth from the Military-Industrial-Political Complex- Mo).
  83. 2021 Sunday I: Political News III– The family of the late Ashli Babbitt is suing the Capitol Hill Police Department for her murder on January 06, 2021.  We still don’t know who fired the fatal shot (but we are learning more about the officer by the day.  We believe her killing was preordained that the House speaker- in control of the Capitol Hill Police Department- wanted to make sure someone lost their life in this FALSE FLAG OPERATION)- Mo).   Elsewhere, the U.S. State Department has announced that there is “NO TRUTH” regarding a prisoner swap with the Iranians.   Meanwhile, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, says he remains hopeful on police reform occurring in the U.S. Senate.  Finally, Senator John Barrasso, R-WY, says of Joe Biden’s $2.1 trillion infrastructure bill that it’s ‘like someone with a new credit card.’   Finally, famed economic adviser Larry Kudlow says Joe Biden’s BIG GOVERNMENT PUSH is destabilizing and bad for the United States.’
  84. 2021 Sunday J: Foreign News / Overseas News– Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is warning of a “U.S.-communist China Armageddon.”  Amen, Mr. Secretary, amen.   Next, Kim Jong Un warns the U.S. of GRAVE CONSEQUENCES over Joe Biden’s mumbling, stumbling speech the other day on the 99th day of his regime before a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress.   Elsewhere, British Prime Minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson is being forced to answer for his personal spending.  Oooh, BoJo could be going down.  Meanwhile, riotous soccer fans stormed Manchester United’s field over the U.S.-based owners proposing the ‘Super Soccer League’ that would feature only elite teams and would be a power grab by wealthy billionaires.   Finally, a Cuban dissident’s hunger strike is challenging the communist regime. 
  85. 2021 Sunday K: Miscellaneous News I– Yesterday, the Empire State Building celebrated its 90th birthday.  Next, SpaceX’s Dragon Capsule returned four astronauts back from the International Space Station in the first nighttime landing in the Gulf of Mexico since the Apollo missions.  Elsewhere, “Kooky Kamala” Harris has another job (not that she shows up for any of them): she is now going to be the head of the National Space Council.
  86. 2022 Monday: Stick around…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0818 a 20” x 30” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Yountville Vineyard.”  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.”  What we have here is the 50th anniversary edition of this celebrated album, “Music from Big Pink 50th Anniversary Edition,” a beefed-up effort featuring all manner of additional gems for your listening pleasure.  The album came out on January 01, 2018.  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] We promoted the music of the Zombies, Argent, Rod Argent, and Colin Blunstone beginning on Monday, 28-October-2019 through Sunday, 05-January-2020.  Please, check them out.

[ii] We 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.

[iii] We promoted the music of Steppenwolf, beginning on Friday, 25-May-2012 through Sunday, 17-June-2012.  You definitely need to check the music of this iconic band out ASAP.

[iv] We definitely look forward to promoting the music of Foreigner one of these days, perhaps in 2020?

[v] We hope to present the music of Sly & the Family Stone within the next decade or so.  Please stay tuned for further information

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

[vii] As is the norm, we visit Martin Windrow’s amazing book, “The Last Valley,” De Capo Press (2006) as well as Time-Life Books for relevant information on this critical fight against communism.

[viii] 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)

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

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

[xi] 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)

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

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

112. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2022

2021 Thursday F: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE- a new report hit the news cycle today suggesting that Health and Human Services, an agency headed by Secretary Xavier Becerra, a man who never met an illegal alien he did not want to protect or a baby to abort, is paying travel expenses for (NAMBLA) and other groups to come pick up illegal alien brats and then take them elsewhere in the country. Shady foster care services are making BIG BUCKS right now caring for illegal alien minors.

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112. TODAY IN HISTORY—FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2022:

Oklahoma Day (Oklahoma), Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, and for liberal dimwits, it’s “Earth Day!”[i]

President (and Vice President) Richard M. Nixon; U.S. Supreme Court Associate (and Chief) Justice Harlan F. Stone; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McKinley; U.S. Agricultural Secretary Julius Sterling Morton; U.S. Attorney General Harlan F. Stone; U.S. Secretaries of State John Foster Dulles and Christian Herter;  U.S. Secretary of War Alexander Ramsey; Humble Pie featuring Peter Frampton, Mike + the Mechanics featuring Paul Carrack, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Jack Nitzche, the Rolling Stones featuring Keith Richards, and the Woodstock Music Festival featuring Richie Havens:

  1. 174 Friday: The reign of the 12th Roman Catholic Pope St. Soter ended on this date.  He first became pontiff on April 20, 166, and guided his flock for the next 8 years and two days.  His successor, the 13th Pope St. Eleutherius picked up his Holy Cross on this date and carried it forward until May 26, 189.
  2. 296 Wednesday: St. Caius ends his reign as the 28th Roman Catholic Pope.  He first assumed his position on December 17, 283.
  3. 536 Sunday: St. Agapitus I ends his reign as the 57th Roman Catholic Pope.  He assumed his position on May 13, 535.
  4. 1073 Tuesday: The reign of the 157th Roman Catholic Pope St. Gregory VII began on this date.  He would lead his earthly flock for the next 12 years and 33 days until May 25, 1085.
  5. 1370 Sunday:  In Paris, construction on the Bastille commences.
  6. 1500 Sunday: Portuguese navigator Pedro Alvares Cabral discovered Brazil on this date.
  7. 1509 Thursday: Upon the death of his father, King Henry VII, Henry VIII ascended the English throne.
  8. 1521 Friday: The king of France, Francois I, declares war on neighboring Spain. 
  9. 1529 Monday: Through the Treaty of Saragossa, Spain and Portugal divided the New World between them.
  10. 1610 Thursday: In Venice, Republic of Venice, future 241st Roman Catholic Pope Alexander VIII is born Pietro Vito Ottoboni.  He would become the Vicar of Christ on October 06, 1689, and would lead his global flock from that date until February 01, 1691.
  11. 1792 Sunday: President George Washington proclaimed American neutrality in the war in Europe.
  12. 1793 Monday: President George Washington attends Rickett’s, the first circus to appear in the new United States of America.
  13. 1832 Sunday: In Adams, New York, future 3rd U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Julius Sterling Morton is born.  A future Democrat, Secretary Morton would serve under President Grover Cleveland from March 07, 1893, to March 05, 1897.
  14. 1837 Saturday: The 27th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McKinley assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Martin Van Buren nominated his fellow Democrat to fill a new seat on the Supreme Court.  Associate Justice McKinley served from today until July 19, 1852.
  15. 1838 Sunday: The English ship Sirius docks in New York City; it is the first steamship to cross the Atlantic.
  16. 1861 Monday: General Robert E. Lee becomes head of the Confederate forces of Virginia.
  17. 1864 Friday: Congress authorized the use of the phrase, “In God We Trust,” which first appears on two-cent U.S. coins.
  18. 1876 Saturday: In the first official National League baseball game, Boston defeated Philadelphia by a final score of 6-5.
  19. 1884 Tuesday: The United States recognizes King Leopold II of Belgium’s Congo Free State.
  20. 1889 Monday: At high noon, the Oklahoma Land Rush begins; within hours, the cities of Oklahoma City and Guthrie form with populations of at least 10,000 citizens.
  21. 1897 Thursday: In New York City, the Jewish newspaper, “Forward,” begins publication and is still in print today.
  22. 1898 Friday: The first shot of the Spanish-American War occurred on this date when the USS Nashville captured a Spanish merchant ship on the high seas.
  23. 1903 Wednesday: In St. Paul, Minnesota, the 32nd U.S. Secretary of War Alexander Ramsey, died at age 87.  A Republican, Ramsey served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from December 10, 1879, to March 05, 1881.
  24. 1914 Wednesday: Mexico severs diplomatic relations with the United States.  Elsewhere, Babe Ruth makes his pitching debut as a pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles.
  25. 1915 Thursday: The use of chemical weapons in World War I escalates when the Germans release chlorine gas in the Second Battle of Ypres.  French defenders flee the town of Ypres, but Canadian reinforcements appear on scene and manage to hold the Germans in check.  On the Eastern Front, the Russians are having mixed success as they fight their way through the Carpathian Mountain pass of Uzhok.  Austro-Hungarian troops have managed to stem the tide but a counterattack towards the town of Styrj is repulsed.  Elsewhere, the New York Yankees wore pinstripes and the hat-in-the-ring logo for the first time.
  26. 1916 Saturday: Allied forces in German East Africa continue their pursuit of the Kaiser’s forces but as is the norm, every time the British and Commonwealth troops think they have brought them to a decisive battle, they manage to disappear into the tropical rain forests.
  27. 1917 Sunday: British and Ottoman Turkish forces come to battle on the western side of the Tigris River in Mesopotamia.  Elsewhere, the Siege of Kut continues as the Turks continue their ongoing bombardment of the fabled town.  The British and Indian troops got themselves caught in a trap from which there was no extrication and men, and animals are dying of starvation and thirst.  The Turks continue giving them opportunities to surrender but a British force this size has never surrendered in the field.
  28. 1918 Monday: With the Russians out of World War I, Austro-Hungarian reinforcements are beginning to arrive in Belgium from the Eastern Front.  The Germans are going to go for broke in a desperate bid to win the war. 
  29. 1930 Tuesday: In London, the United States, Great Britain, and the Empire of Japan sign a naval treaty, which spells out which each nation’s naval fleet can be as well as the number of ships it might have—the Japanese did not like this.
  30. 1931 Wednesday: James G. Ray landed an autogiro on the lawn of the White House on this date.
  31. 1937 Thursday: Jack Nitzche—future keyboardist with Crazy Horse[i] (1970-71), Quicksilver Messenger Service[ii] in the mid-1970s, and with other bands—was born on this date in Chicago, Illinois.
  32. 1938 Friday: 45 workers died in a coalmine explosion at Keen Mountain in Buchanan County, Virginia.
  33. 1940 Monday: North of Lillehammer, Norway, British resistance is beginning to collapse against the Nazi drive to secure the nation and stamp out all resistance.  The Brits will soon be attempting to find ways to evacuate their forces.
  34. 1941 Tuesday: Fighting around Dessie in East Africa begins to subside.  Remaining Italian forces commence falling back with South African troops following swiftly behind them.
  35. 1942 Wednesday: British and Chinese troops are preparing to make a stand at Meiktila in Burma in the hope of stunting the ongoing Imperial Japanese assault. 
  36. 1943 Thursday: The Luftwaffe continues the attempt to get supplies to the trapped Afrika Korps in Tunisia; however, without control of the skies, the Luftwaffe is losing too many planes in the endeavor what with the loss of 30 transports being shot down just today.
  37. 1944 Saturday: During World War II, Adolf Hitler, and Benito Mussolini, meet at Salzburg, Austria, to confer on war aims.  Meanwhile in the Pacific Theater, U.S. forces began invading Japanese-held New Guinea with amphibious landings at Hollandia and Aitape.
  38. 1945 Sunday: Chief of the SS Heinrich Himmler meets with Swedish Count Bernadotte and gives him a proposal to carry to the Allies: the Germans will surrender to the Western Allies BUT NOT to the Soviet Union.  The Swiss diplomat agrees to pass the message to the Allies.  Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater, American and Filipino forces continue liberating the Philippines as they land on lesser islands and begin going after Japanese garrisons.
  39. 1946 Monday: In Washington, D.C., Harlan F. Stone, died.  President Calvin Coolidge nominated Stone to fill Associate Justice Joseph McKenna’s seat.  In this role, the 73rd over-all justice served from March 02, 1925, to July 03, 1941. President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated the Republican justice to fill Charles Evans Hughes’ seat which made Stone the 12th Chief Justice of the United States.  In this capacity, he served from July 03, 1941, to April 22, 1946.  Prior to either of these positions, Stone served his nation as its 52nd U.S. attorney general.  In this capacity, he served under President Calvin Coolidge from April 07, 1924, to March 01, 1925, before moving up to SCOTUS.
  40. 1950 Saturday: Peter Frampton, future lead guitarist and vocalist with the British bands, the Herd and Humble Pie[iii], and later of a solo career lasting until today was born in Beckenham, Kent, England, on this date.
  41. 1951 Sunday: In Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK, Paul Carrack future vocalist/guitarist with Mike + the Mechanics[iv] is born.
  42. 1952 Tuesday: An atomic bomb test in Nevada became the first nuclear explosion shown on live network television as a B-50 Superfortress dropped a 31-kiloton bomb on the desert floor.
  43. 1954 Thursday: Live television coverage of the U.S. Senate’s Army-McCarthy hearings begins on this date.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu rages on and with the loss of Huguette 1, the People’s Army now is able to blanket the remnants of the airfield as well as the drop zones for reinforcements sent in by air drop.  Communist artillery is able to blanket much of the base, taking out supplies as well as causing havoc among the remaining supply vehicles.  A counterattack to re-seize Huguette 1 from the communists is planned for tomorrow.  New units are being formed using remnants of others.  This attack must succeed at all costs.[v]
  44. 1955 Friday: The U.S. Congress orders the inscription “In God We Trust” on all coins minted in the United States.
  45. 1959 Wednesday: The 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles left his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from January 26, 1953, until today.  His replacement, the 53rd U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter took his position.  He also served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today until January 20, 1961.  
  46. 1967 Saturday: Randy Matson set a world record with a shot-put toss of 71 feet, and 5.5 inches at College Station, Texas.
  47. 1970 Wednesday: Millions of Americans concerned about the environment observed the first “Earth Day.”[vi]
  48. 1972 Saturday: In Struthers, Ohio, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers scores a TKO at the 2:38 minute mark of Round 5 in a scheduled 10-round bout over Canadian Bob Felstein.  With the win, Shavers record to 38-2.
  49. 1976 Thursday: Barbara Walters becomes the first female nightly news anchor on network television.
  50. 1979 Sunday: To keep Keith Richards out of a Canadian prison, the Rolling Stones[vii] perform a free concert in that nation.
  51. 1982 Thursday: In Traverse City, Michigan, heavyweight boxer Earnie Shavers wins a 10-round bout on points over fellow American boxer, Ali Haakim which puts his record to 65-10-1.
  52. 1983 Friday: The West German news magazine Stern announced the discovery of 60 volumes of personal diaries purportedly written by Adolf Hitler; however, the diaries turned out to be nothing more than a hoax.
  53. 1987 Wednesday: The American Physical Society said that the “Star Wars” missile system was ‘highly questionable’ and would require 10 years of research.
  54. 1989 Saturday: In the MLB, Nolan Ryan strikes out Ricky Henderson for his 5,000th strikeout.
  55. 1990 Sunday: After 39 months of captivity, Muslim extremists in Lebanon release American captive, Robert Polhill.
  56. 1992 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., a museum for the Holocaust opens to the public.  Elsewhere, in East Rutherford, New Jersey, heavyweight boxer Tony “TNT” Tucker scores a TKO over his opponent, Jesus Contreras, at the 1:27-minute mark of Round 6 at a scheduled 10-round bout.  This put Tucker’s record to 44-1-1.
  57. 1993 Thursday: The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum was dedicated in Washington, D.C., to honor the victims of Nazi extermination.
  58. 1994 Friday: Four days after suffering a stroke, Richard M. Nixon, the 37th President of the United States, died in a New York hospital; he was 81-years old  Prior to becoming president, Nixon served as the nation’s 36th vice president from 1953-1961 under President Dwight D. Eisenhower.  Meanwhile, Michael “Double M” Moorer beats Evander Holyfield via a 12-round split decision to win the WBA and IBF heavyweight boxing titles of the world.  Holyfield’s record went to 30-2 with the stunning loss while “Double M’s” record went to 35-0.
  59. 1995 Saturday: George Foreman beats Axel Schultz in a 12 round split decision to win the vacant WBU heavyweight boxing title of the world and retained the IBF heavyweight title.  With this victory, Foreman improved his pro record to 74-4.  Conversely, Schultz’s record dropped to 21-2-1.
  60. 1997 Tuesday: The Peruvian government sent commandos into the Japanese ambassador’s residence to put an end to a 126-day hostage crisis; all 14 Tupac Amaru rebels lost their lives while all 72 hostages were rescued; however, one died later due to gunshot wounds.  
  61. 2003 Tuesday: The Third World wins yet again as the new International Criminal Court selects Argentine lawyer Luis Moreno Ocampo to become the first prosecutor of the new world court.  Instead of choosing American or Europeans to do the honors, they did into the bowels of the Third World to find left-wing individuals to do the dirty work.
  62. 2004 Thursday: On this tragic day, U.S. Army Ranger Pat Tillman, who’d traded in a multi-million-dollar NFL contract to serve in Afghanistan, was killed by friendly fire; he was 27.  Elsewhere, the U.N. Security Council- calling upon all 191 member nations to assist- orders an investigation into the corruption surrounding the “Oil for Food” program set up after the First Gulf War back in 1991.  The program allowed Saddam Hussein to sell oil to the rest of the world in exchange for food.
  63. 2005 Friday: In a federal court, terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui pleads guilty to terrorism charges.  The POS scumbag overslept and failed to show up when the four planes took off on September 11, 2001.  The so-called 20th hijacker will be in prison for years to come…or so we hope.
  64. 2006 Saturday: In Kharkov in the Ukraine, two homemade bombs detonate in two grocery stores injuring 14 people.   Meanwhile, a Taliban roadside bomb claims the lives of four Canadian soldiers. 
  65. 2007 Sunday: “Former Islamist” (NO one is ever a ‘former Islamist’) Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has given the ‘okay’ for the arrest of, detention of, and even the torture of Christian citizens within his country.  Could we see another Armenian Genocide brewing here?  Erdogan is little more than a big piece of festering pig crap and so wants to be a DICTATOR.   Someone needs to eliminate this guy.
  66. 2008 Tuesday: In the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Primary, candidate Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY, wins big, giving Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, a big smackdown.   Meanwhile, a federal grand jury in Las Vegas, Nevada, indicts an unidentified suspect on possession of ricin, a nerve agent.
  67. 2009 Wednesday: Japan reports its first trade deficit since 1981.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate Intel Committee announces that the Bush administration authorized the use of torture ahead of the capture of foreign jihadists on the battlefield.   The report also noted the calls for use of a specialized facility where ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ would be utilized such as ones learned by the U.S. military from its returned POWs from North Korea during the Korean War.  Wow.
  68. 2010 Thursday: The British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon rig that blew up two days prior begins to sink into the Gulf of Mexico; crude oil leaks into the surrounding waters at an alarming rate.   Authorities estimate at least 8,000 barrels of crude oil are going into the Gulf of Mexico every day as well as diesel fuel that the resulting explosion failed to consume.  Meanwhile, 11 people are still missing…
  69. 2011 Friday: After airstrikes destroy 30 – 40 per cent of Libya’s ground forces, U.S. Admiral Mike Mullen states the war is moving toward a stalemate.  Elsewhere, things go awry in the Gaza Strip when a mysterious blast at a factory- probably a bomb-making factory if you will- occurs sending three fortunate souls to meet with Allah sooner than expected and leaving another three wishing they could have gone with their buddies.  Exercise more caution, jihadis.
  70. 2012 Sunday: The U.S. military is faced with having to monitor its servicemen-and-women in Afghanistan after reports of opiate and other drug usage, as well as distribution, begin to arise.  Of course, this smacks of the Vietnam War Era when numerous service personnel were hooked on opiates or involved in their trafficking.   Meanwhile, naval forces from both Russia and the People’s Republic of China participate in joint exercises in the Yellow Sea.
  71. 2013 Monday: The News Corporation phone hacking scandal results in the company’s agreement to pay $139 million to American shareholders.  Elsewhere, the first performer at the Woodstock Music Festival of 1969, 5:07 to 7:00 P.M.—Richie Havens[viii]—died on this date in Jersey City, N.J. at age 72.  Elsewhere, fighting between Nigerian troops and Boko Haram human scum continues in Borno state.   Human rights activists are blasting the Nigerians, but local military authorities claim they are ‘inflating the numbers.’
  72. 2014 Tuesday:  An American, Meb Keflezighi, wins the men’s Boston Marathon, one year after two jihadist brothers from Chechnya bombed the race the previous year; an American last won the men’s race in 1983.  Elsewhere, a Russian court orders Alexei Navalny, an anti-Putin, pro-democracy Russian political activist, to pay the sum of 300,000 rubles to settle a libel suit made by a Putin stooge whom Navalny labeled a drug addict.
  73. 2015 Wednesday: Following a lengthy battle over abortion in the U.S. Senate passes by a unanimous vote a bill to combat human trafficking.  Elsewhere, following disputes between the European Union and Russian natural gas giant, Gazprom, the European Union threatens to launch an anti-trust suit against the company, a company that supplies natural gas to much of the European Continent.  How is this going to end?
  74. 2016 Friday: Mayor Boris Johnson of London is peeved with U.S. President Barack Obama.  The 44th president has this effect on people.  Regarding Brexit, Mayor BoJo, also a member of the British Cabinet, says of President Obama that he is both ‘hypocritical and inconsistent’ in putting in his two cents regarding the desire of the British people to undergo Brexit.  What right does the Bamster have telling another country- especially our oldest ally- to NOT do something.  
  75. 2017 Saturday: As the Trump transition continues, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy gets the axe and is sent packing.  For the time being, Deputy Surgeon General Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams will serve as the Acting Surgeon General.  Elsewhere, angry Venezuelans continue protesting against the regime of faux President Nicolas Maduro. 
  76. 2018 Sunday: A bus crash in northern North Korea kills at least 36 people, most of them Chinese tourists.  WTF is there to see in North Korea other than pain, misery, and suffering?   Meanwhile, Saudi warplanes kill 20-plus people at a wedding in northwestern Yemen.   Target: Houthi rebels so the wedding attendees most likely were terrorists.
  77. 2019 Monday: ‘Nobody’ Congressman Seth Moulton, DS-MA 6th congressional district says, ‘I am running for the Democratic Party’s 2020 Presidential nomination.’  Big deal.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration directs that ALL nations buying oil from Iran stop doing so by May 01 so that they can cripple the country economically and stop their march towards the development of nuclear weapons.  
  78. 2020 Wednesday: At the time of this publishing, the confirmed cases of the Chinese Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka COVID-19, aka Coronavirus, aka Wuhan Flu, aka the Kung Flu around the planet sit at 2,614,040 what with confirmed deaths at 182,004 but confirmed recoveries at 706,636.  In the United States, confirmed total number of cases is 840,625 what with 46,996 confirmed deaths and 76,864 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the s-hole country where this all began- the People’s Republic of China- the Chin continue claiming 83,868 confirmed cases and 4,636 confirmed deaths.  How interesting is that?  Western intelligence agencies have reported a greater number of deaths that dwarf anything the communist government claims is the truth.  Shame on them.
  79. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 Statistics For The Planet As A Whole: 144,025,288 confirmed cases, +1,013,182, 3,062,087  confirmed deaths, +15,938, and 82,570,488 confirmed recoveries, +590,604.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,039,261 confirmed cases, UP 160,965 from yesterday’s reporting, 574,418 confirmed deaths, UP 1,717, (figures for the U.S. are the same as yesterday’s) and 119,051,035 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] 
  80. 2021 Thursday A: Note: Since Joe Biden Became President On January 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 250,546 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  81. 2021 Thursday 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: 3,725,196 confirmed cases, 61,170 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,191,038 confirmed cases, 34,696 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,885 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 392,013 confirmed cases, 5,466 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New Mexico, the fictional home of “Breaking Bad”: they have 195,793 confirmed cases, 4,022 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[x]   
  82. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,807 confirmed cases, 6,346 confirmed deaths, and 829,127 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Moldova, a former piece of the old Soviet Union: 247,391 cases of the virus, 5,643 confirmed deaths and 234,204 confirmed recoveries.[xi]    In other foreign Chi-Vi news, we learned today that FAKE Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines have been discovered in countries such as Mexico and Poland.
  83. 2021 Thursday D:   Stock Market Closes/Precious And Rare Metals: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,815.90, DOWN 321.41 points (-0.94%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,818.41, DOWN 131.81 points (-0.94%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,134.98, DOWN 38.44 points (-0.92%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $61.78 per barrel, +0.35 (+0.57%).  The price of GOLD is $1,784.20 per troy oz., +2.30 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $26.18 per troy ounce, -0.01 (-0.02%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,206.50 per troy oz, -2.00 (-0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.27 per pound, -0.01 (-0.19%).[xii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,828.60 per troy oz, -47.13 (-1.64%).[xiii] The price of RHODIUM is $29,200.00 per troy oz., -300.00 (-1.02%).[xiv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000019.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Iraqi Dinar, one greenback equals 1,460.00 and in Jamaican dollar, a buck equals 150.04.[xv]   In other business news, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘small business owners cannot find enough employees.’
  84. 2021 Thursday 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 $3.979 per gallon, $2.808 in Florida, $3.758 in Hawaii, and $3.397 in Washington state.[xvi]    Let’s look at one other location- Maryland: $2.772.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,201,534,976,782 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.
  85. 2021 Thursday F: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe– a new report hit the news cycle today suggesting that Health and Human Services, an agency headed by Secretary Xavier Becerra, a man who never met an illegal alien he did not want to protect or a baby to abort, is paying travel expenses for (NAMBLA) and other groups to come pick up illegal alien brats and then take them elsewhere in the country.  Shady foster care services are making BIG BUCKS right now caring for illegal alien minors.  Meanwhile, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, RINO, calls Joe Biden on the spot demanding that the feeble old coot declare a “CRISIS” along the southern border.  Speaking of calling a ‘crisis’ a ‘crisis,’ Politico has forbidden its employees from labeling the southern border crisis a ‘crisis.’  Sad.  (Note- Congressman Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden won’t visit the border, so he won’t be forced into acknowledging we have a BORDER CRISIS.’   In other border news, Congresswoman Lisa McClain, R-MI 10th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is aiding the Mexican drug cartels by taking the illegal alien kids and distributing them across the country.’  Can we stop doing this, Joe?   Congressman Darrell Issa, R-CA 50th congressional district, points out that resistance in Arizona to mass illegal alien invasion shows there are problems in the White House.
  86. 2021 Thursday G: Earth Day Climate Communism News– Conservative commentators with the balls to call out Joe Biden point out that his so-called ‘climate summit’ is little more than a gift to the Chi-Coms who will agree to anything and then forge ahead with their plans.  Who can blame them?  Since it’s ‘Earth Day,’ Joe Biden rolls out sweeping new climate goals that are little more than open doorways for communism to consume both the country and the world.  Thanks, Joe.   Speaking of our drooling commander-in-chief, Climate Change protesters pushed pink wheelbarrows full of steer manure through the streets of Washington, D.C. and dumped them out in front of the White House.  They claim Old Joe is full of s**t.  Wow.  Meanwhile, it’s another Earth Day so it’s another opportunity for angry teenager Greta Thunberg to lambaste the world’s politicians once again.  Young lady, why don’t you row your boat to Beijing and tell comrade Xi Jinping how HE is responsible for f**king up the world?  You might find yourself vacationing in Xinjiang Province.   
  87. 2021 Thursday H: Joe Biden News I– In an interesting turn of events, Joe Biden is expected to call the ‘Armenian Genocide’ the ‘Armenian Genocide.’  This is going to drive the Turks berserk.  F**k them.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden is talking about raising the capital gains tax to 39.6-to-43.3-percent which collapsed the stock markets today (see Thursday 2021 D) and will kill all further business development and progress.  Thanks, Joe, thanks.  Next, “Kooky Kamala” Harris is set to speak with Guatemalan officials on Monday, seeking ways to ‘fix’ the ongoing illegal alien crisis.
  88. 2021 Thursday I: Political News I– Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says he ‘won’t budge on the Senate filibuster.’  Next, Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, is going to visit Iowa on June 29, 2021, to help fellow GOP politicians in election bids.  Some believe this is testing the waters for a run in 2024, something with which, we don’t concur.  Moving on, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill that would make Washington, D.C., a state, something the U.S. Constitution expressly forbids.  It moves onto the U.S. Senate.
  89. 2021 Thursday J: Crime And Punishment News– Governor J. Kevin Stitt, R-OK, signed a pair of bills into law today that protect motorists from ‘protesters.’  Not long after he did that, there was an INSURRECTION in the State House in which, a bunch of BLM supporters stormed the building and had to be tossed out on their butts by security.  Excellent.   Next, the POS Islamist from Syria[xviii], let in on the refugee program under President Barack Hussein Obama who shot up the King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado, is being charged with having a high-capacity magazine.  Say it ain’t so!  Next, Columbus, Ohio, following the death of a 16-year-old Ma’ Khia Bryant was shot dead by a police officer yesterday as she was in the act of stabbing another young girl, protests and riots are occurring in the city, especially after troglodyte LeBron “Fecal Matter” James poured gasoline all over the fire yesterday with a threatening tweet against the officer involved in the action.  Look, when you are threatening someone with an 8-eight-inch blade and you are overheard saying, “I’M GOING TO STAB THE F**K OUT OF YOU, BITCH,” was the officer supposed to stand aside and watch the deed done?  Enough with this bulls**t.  Moving on, Tucker Carlson reported tonight on his Fox News Channel program that SEXUAL ASSAULTS in New York City this past couple of months are UP by…get this…322-percent.  Gee whiz.  WTF is Mayor Bill “The Blank” Di Blasio doing to halt this horrendous sexual crime wave?  Nothing.  Finally, the POS Bangladeshi that tried to carry out a suicide bombing in the Times Square subway station received a life term in federal prison today.   
  90. 2021 Thursday K: Supreme Court News– On a 6-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court rejects limits imposed on life sentences for juveniles.  This led to Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor slamming her fellow justices- but Brett Kavanaugh in particular- noting that the newer justices are willing to overturn precedent extremely easy.   Speaking of liberals, Democrats are demanding (don’t they always) that Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett recuse herself from a donor privacy case.  C’mon, Dems NEVER recuse themselves from anything.   Speaking of the nation’s high court, GOP senators are speaking out against the Democratic Party’s twisted scheme of packing the court.[xix]
  91. 2021 Thursday L: Miscellaneous News– The Department of Homeland Security reveals yet another cybersecurity hack into U.S. systems, blaming the Russkies when everyone knows it’s the Chi-Coms doing the evil deeds.  Next, the U.S. Senate passes a bill making it a crime to practice Asian Hate.  Folks, the Dems must tell the BLACK DEMOCRATS to stop attacking the ASIAN DEMOCRATS.  Everyone knows what has been going on, black Americans assaulting Asian Americans and for what?  Did the Dems mobilize their shock troops to commit these heinous acts?  We think so.  Next, former aide to former Governor Chris “Krispy Kreme” Christie, Bridget Kelly, says the ‘big oaf is unfit to ever become president.’  He engineered ‘Bridgegate,’ and Ms. Kelly underwent two criminal trials, was facing prison until the Supreme Court tossed this bogus case.   Elsewhere, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, is scheduled to give the rebuttal to Joe Biden’s upcoming ‘address’ to a joint session of Congress. 
  92. 2021 Thursday M: Foreign News / Overseas News I– Late last night, the so-called ‘religion of peace’ (you know of whom we speak) carried out a suicide car-bombing outside a luxury hotel in Quetta, Pakistan.  The resulting explosion killed four and wounded at least 11.  Supposedly, the Chi-Com ambassador was on site, so no one knows for sure whether he was the target, or it was just another day at the office for the jihadists.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, is putting forth a bill designed to crack down on People’s Republic of China infiltrating our institutions of higher learning.  Good.  Next, Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, slams the enfeebled Joe Biden over his crackpot plans for rejoining with the Iranians in the deeply flawed JCPOA.   Moving on, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador suggests the U.S. could give eventual U.S. citizenship for illegal aliens willing to plant trees.  How about they plant them in YOUR country?).
  93. 2021 Thursday N: Foreign News / Overseas News II– A new report suggests that the Russians are suspected of launching directed energy attacks on U.S. military personnel.  Okay, uh, when claims of Vladimir Putin placing bounties atop the heads of U.S. soldiers led to demands that President Donald J. Trump go to war with the Russkies, how come the very same voices aren’t demanding that Joe Biden go to war?  Speaking of the Russians, it appears they have blinked and have pulled their forces back from the eastern border of Ukraine.  Wow.  Joe scared them.  In other ‘foreign news,’ a team of scientists are urging Congress to release more information on UFOs after one incident comes to light in which, a UFO going along at 120 miles per hour over Puerto Rico suddenly splits in two and heads off in different directions.  Folks, we have a problem on this planet.  What are we going to do about it?  (Note- this incident occurred back in 2013 so why are we just hearing about it now?)  Finally, at the upcoming meeting of House Republicans, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that President Donald J. Trump WON’T be addressing the group.
  94. 2022 Friday: COVID-19 Statistics for The Planet as a Whole– 508,616,252 confirmed cases, +974,756, 6,240,448 confirmed deaths, +5,090 and 460,943,098 confirmed recoveries, +1,056,239. Next, here are the stats for the United States: 82,628,089 confirmed cases, UP 75,317 from yesterday’s reporting, 1,018,154 confirmed deaths, UP 571,[xx] and 80,402,401 confirmed recoveries, UP to 57,979.    We genuinely welcome COVID Live Update World Meter for being honest in covering ALL the numbers- God bless them.[xxi]
  95. 2022 Friday A: Joe Biden to Donald J. Trump Covid-19 Deaths– Note: since Joe Biden became president on January 20, 2021, there have been 568,861 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- intellectually inadequate 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 raging coronavirus pandemic. Under President Trump’s watch, there were 404,645 fatalities from the Chi-Com Bat Virus.  From this point forward, ALL COVID-19 deaths are atop Joe Biden.  He has surpassed President Donald J. Trump’s 15-month number by 204,106 Chi-Com lab-engineered virus deaths in FIFTEEN MONTHS.  Joe has accomplished this onerous task in 457 days.  He promised that he would lockdown the virus, NOT the country.          
  96. 2022 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: 9,191,546 confirmed cases, 90,145 confirmed deaths, and 8,939,283 confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 5,943,165 confirmed cases, 73,822 confirmed deaths, and 5,808,378 confirmed recoveries.  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 245,035 confirmed cases, 1,407 confirmed deaths, and 238,184 of confirmed recoveries.  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 1,483,332 confirmed cases, 12,657 confirmed deaths, and 1,440,717 confirmed recoveries.  Let us look at one other part of the U.S., U.S. Virgin Islands: they have 16,091 confirmed cases, 111 confirmed deaths, and 15,736 confirmed recoveries.[xxii]   
  97. 2022 Friday C: Foreign Covid Stats of The Day– Now that Mo has moved to Israel, let us look at the statistics there: 4,047,693 confirmed cases, 10,658 confirmed deaths, and 4,009,152 confirmed recoveries.   Let us look at one other portion of the world- Macao, 220th place on the list: 82 cases of the virus, 0 confirmed death and 82 confirmed recoveries.[xxiii]                         
  98. 2022 Friday D: Stock Market Closes/Precious and Rare Metals– DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,811.40, DOWN 981.36 points (-2.82%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 12,839.29 DOWN 335.56 points (-2.55%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,271.78, DOWN 121.88 points (-2.77%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $101.75 per barrel, -2.04 (-1.97%).  The price of GOLD is $1,932.50 per troy oz., -15.70 (-0.81%) while the price of SILVER is $24.19 per troy ounce, -0.43 (-1.75%).  The price of PLATINUM is $923.00 per troy oz, -44.80 (-4.63%) while the price of COPPER is $4.58 per pound, -0.12 (-2.56%).[xxiv]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,374.82 per troy oz., -47.07 (-1.94%). The price of RHODIUM is $18,650.00 per troy oz., -100.00 (-0.53%).  The price of NEODYMIUM is $1,095,000.00 per CNY/T, 0.00 (0.00%).  The price of ALUMINUM is $3,244.00 per USD/T, -54.00 (-1.64%). The price of ZINC is $4,388.00 per USD/T., -62.00 (-1.39%).   The price of COCOA is $2,506.00 per USD/T, -34.00 (-1.34%).  The price of COFFEE is $226.00 per USD/T, -2.15 (-0.94%).  The price of CORN is $791.75 per USD/T, -7.50 (-0.94%).  The price of LUMBER is $1,002.60 USD 1,000 board feet -22.40 (-2.19%).[xxv]   Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000025.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.50 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.93 euros, in Mexican pesos equals 20.22, and in Russian rubles, one dollar equals 74.88 of theirs.    In Netherlands Antilles Guilder, one greenback equals 1.80 and in New Israeli Shekel, a buck equals 3.27 and in New Zealand Dollar, one dollar equals 1.50 of theirs.[xxvi]       
  99. 2022 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 and lowering by the day and NOTE- these prices are sans TAXES- in California, gasoline prices have moved to $5.685 per gallon, $4.110 in Florida, $5.240 in Hawaii, and $4.685 in Washington state.[xxvii]    Let us look at one other portion of the United States: Maryland- $4.047.  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 24th LOWEST gasoline price in the world- Russia: $2.421 per U.S. Gallon.[xxviii] Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $30,402,029,192,644 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but frigging TRILLIONS.[xxix]  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 United Arab Emirates the next largest holder of U.S. debt is ALL OTHERS.  These nations holds $215,000,000,000 of U.S. debt (it is important to note that these numbers vary every day with one nation after another jockeying for top position).
  100. 2022 Friday F: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis– Moscow now says that they are going to conquer all of eastern Ukraine as well as southern Ukraine so they can then focus on intimidating Moldova into submission.   Meanwhile, a new report informs the world that Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites fought off a Russian jamming attack over Ukraine the other day.   Satellite images are showing mass graves surrounding Mariupol in eastern Ukraine holding as many as 9,000 or more corpses.  Whether they are Ukrainian civilians or slain Russians is unclear; however, the defenders within the city continue to put up a defense which is driving the Russians and their mercenaries insane.
  101. 2022 Friday G: Joe Biden’s Ukraine-Russian Manufactured Crisis II– The families of the lost sailors who went down with the Moskva when it was sunk by Ukrainian forces last week are demanding answers from Vladimir Putin and his military regime.  They want to know WHY their sons and daughters went down with the ship in an unnecessary war.   Things are growing much more tense in Russia as the FSB is scooping up critics of the Russo-Ukrainian War such as opposition activist, Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr.  A criminal case has been opened against him and he could soon be staying with Alexei Navalny in the Siberian slammer.   Speculation abounds about Russian President Vladimir Putin as a recent series of photos shows him speaking with his defense minister. His right foot is tapping feverishly, he grips the table with one hand, his face, hands, and neck are bloated, and he looks worse than Adolf Hitler did in 1945.  Regarding Hitler, his personal doctor, Dr. Theodor Morell was injecting the Fuhrer with 75 different drugs per day including methamphetamine so what is Putin’s excuse?  The Joe Biden ‘disease,’ i.e., advance senility?
  102. 2022 Friday H: Joe Biden’s Border Catastrophe I– Vice President Kamala Harris has been in charge of the border disaster for the past 385 days and it’s been 299 days since she arrived on scene to do her job.  What a tragedy.  The cost of caring for the Biden-Harris illegals since January 01, 2022, is $713,581,700.  The cost of caring for the illegals since the two took their oaths to defend the Constitution of the United States and the American people is $42,459,387,443.  The number of illegals who have crossed the border since the year began is a shocking 1,139,758.  Next, the conservative low estimate of illegals in the country is a shockingly low 46,571,415.  We suspect the number to be closer to 85-to-125 million illegal aliens which is a travesty no sane country can withstand. Next, a Texas National Guard member was swept away attempting to rescue struggling illegals drowning in the Rio Grande River.  The search continues for the unfortunate guardsman.  (Sources for the AICPENDBLOG.COM Illegal Alien Numbers: Center for Immigration Studies, Department of Homeland Security, Federation for American Immigration Reform, Institute for Defense Analyses, Yale, MIT, and, of course, the God-given common sense each of us has at his or her disposal).
  103. 2022 Friday I: Foreign News-Overseas News I– Bowing to pressure, Pope Francis calls off a meeting he had scheduled with a Russian patriarch due to the Russian being an ardent supporter of President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine.   Meanwhile, another Russian, Olympic swimmer Evgeny Rylov has been given a nine-month suspension in international swimming events because the POS attended a pro-Vladimir Putin rally.  Next, Austria turns off the Russian oil spigot.  Meanwhile, the European Union is begging its citizens to voluntarily reduce energy usage so as to slash the dependence on Russian oil.
  104. 2022 Friday J: Foreign News-Overseas News II– British Prime Minister Boris “BoJo” Johnson is no slacker, and he says that ‘next week, the Brits will be reopening their embassy in Kyiv.’  Wow.  Where the hell is Joe Biden?  (Note- Joe is worried more about trannys and their rights than he is in promoting and defending the United States).   Elsewhere, after back-to-attack attacks on U.S. troops, diplomats from Iraq and Iran to meet. However, President Volodymyr Zelensky says the ‘U.S. most definitely will be reopening their embassy very soon.’  Next, after the Ukrainian postal service debuts a new anti-Russian postage stamp online, a cyberattack shuts them down.
  105. 2022 Friday K: Vaccine Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money) News– (1) Pfizer: $48.15 (2) AstraZeneca: $65.86 (3) Novavax: $46.65 (4) Merck & Company: $84.59 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $181.54  (6) BioNTech: $145.07 (7) Moderna: $140.34.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Pfizer: $53.13 (2) AstraZeneca: $69.05 (3) Novavax: $58.55 (4) Merck & Company: $86.91 (5) Johnson & Johnson: $179.89  (6) BioNTech: $175.29 (7) Moderna: $165.49.
  106. 2022 Friday L: Military Suppliers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 2) News– (1) Raytheon: $100.52 (2) Boeing: $176.92 (3) General Dynamics: $238.79 (4) Lockheed Martin: $445.79 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $447.40.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Raytheon: $104.27 (2) Boeing: $181.94 (3) General Dynamics: $243.74 (4) Lockheed Martin: $467.66 (5) Northrop-Grumman: $467.20.
  107. 2022 Friday M: PPE Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 3) News– (1) Ansell Ltd.: $26.15 (2) DuPont: $67.29 (3) 3M: $149.17 (4) Honeywell: $190.63  (5) Teijen: $1,374.00.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Ansell Ltd.: $25.18 (2) DuPont: $68.78 (3) 3M: $147.36 (4) Honeywell: $195.19  (5) Teijen: $1,324.00.
  108. 2022 Friday N: Artificial (Fake) Meat Manufacturers’ Stock Prices (Follow the Money 4) News– (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $21.79 (2) Beyond Meat: $37.60  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $69.33.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Maple Leaf Foods/Tofurkey: $28.48 (2) Beyond Meat: $43.01  (3) Kellogg’s/Morning Star Farms: $67.88.
  109. 2022 Friday O: Big Box Store Stock Prices (Follow the Money 5) News– (1) Wal-Mart: $156.86 (2) Lowe’s: $197.06 (3) Home Depot: $300.11 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $571.70 (5) Amazon: $2,887.00.  Here is what these stocks were worth a week ago today: (1) Wal-Mart: $157.05 (2) Lowe’s: $201.28 (3) Home Depot: $304.67 (4) Costco Wholesale Corp: $590.39 (5) Amazon: $3,034.13.
  110. 2022 Friday P: Joe Biden’s Daily Disaster– A new Gallup poll says that Joe Biden’s popularity rating is the second lowest in presidential history.  While we suggest that Barack Hussein Obama’s was worst, we know that President Richard M. Nixon rates the lowest.  In other devastating news to the so-called ‘Catholic president,’ Catholic League President William Anthony Donahue is slamming President Biden over his embrace of ‘transgender mania.’  Yikes, Joe.  How much worse can it get for you?
  111. 2022 Friday Q: Joe Biden Regime News I– Despite a growing rebellion among Democrats and red state governors going for broke to end the border invasion, the Biden regime says that it’s still going to end Title 42 on May 23, 2022,  whether they like it or they don’t.  Wow.  Meanwhile, struggling Joe Biden arrived on the West Coast today to do some fundraising and not to discuss defending our borders.  In Portland, Oregon, Joe Biden gave a rambling, stumbling speech to a tiny crowd and in his remarks, said that ‘Americans should stop feeling sorry for themselves’ regarding inflation and unaffordable prices.  Then in Seattle, he talked about climate change before ambling off into the hands of his handlers.  Where was the Easter bunny?  To cap things off, Joe grasped the lectern, leaned forward to the almost nonexistent crowd, begin whispering, then mumbling, and finally stuttering and stammering about how the GOP has become the MAGA party.  (Note- look for Joe to outlaw the Republican Party ahead of the 2022 Mid-Term Elections).
  112. 2022 Friday R: Joe Biden Regime News II– In Washington, D.C., today, another busload of Joe Biden’s illegal aliens arrived in the nation’s capital.  Dump ‘em on the White House lawn.  They should not need ID there anymore than they need ID along the U.S.-Mexico border.   Next, after the BIG SCARE at the U.S. Capitol yesterday, the FAA says it failed to inform the Capitol Hill Police Department of the parachute jump into Washington Nationals Stadium.  As you recall, a parachutist caused mass panic at the Capitol.  Was it the return of the INSURRECTIONISTS?  Oh, God, say it ain’t so.
  113. 2022 Friday S: Political News I– Democrats do what Democrats do best: use the system to topple their foes.  Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th district, appeared in administrative court in Atlanta, Georgia, today where her Democrat opponents are trying to remove her from the primary ballot because (1) they hate her and (2) they know they can’t beat her.  He enemies are attempting to tie her to the false flag operation authorized by U.S. House Speaker Nancy “Mumbles” Pelosi.  Charged with no crime, the Dems still seek to remove her from the ballot.  Her attorney informed the hearing that all she did was to exercise her First Amendment rights.  The congresswoman says that all she was doing was asking people to come and to attend a peaceful march.
  114. 2022 Friday T: Political News II– Randi Weingarten- well-known socialist head of the American Federation of Teachers says that ‘parental rights laws in education are the way in which wars are started.’  Wow.  We suspect Ms. Weingarten may be going the way of Jimmy Hoffa soon.  Know when you’ve reached the apex of your career and then bow out gracefully; otherwise, you could end up in a landfill in the Garden State.
  115. 2022 Friday U: Political News III– In dire news for U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, RINO-CA 23rd district, Rep. “Lyin’ Liz” Cheney released audio from around January 06, 2022, in which, ‘Lyin’ Liz’ prompted Leader McCarthy to say that he was going to suggest to President Donald J. Trump that ‘IF impeached again, he should resign.’  This first came up yesterday and Rep. McCarthy denied ever saying it; however, today, ‘Lyin’ Liz’ Cheney got even with the California congressman by releasing the audio damning him as the anti-Trump RINO POS that he is.  Republicans in the Golden State’s 23rd district tell us they will be voting for Republican Jay Obernolte in June’s primary.  Dick Morris told Grant Stinchfield on Newsmax that ‘McCarthy will probably have to go,’ that ‘Trump will most likely push him out,’ and that the ‘only way McCarthy could survive is that he looks better in comparison than Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, RINO-KY.[xxx]
  116. 2022 Friday V: Political News IV– Former President Barack Hussein Obama once again has to add his two bits to the conversation.  He says that Meta-Facebook and Twitter are private companies and don’t have to practice freedom of speech.  Wow.  Next, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, DS-NY 14th district, shedding tears while speaking about the trauma she claims to have suffered on January 06, 2021- remember, she was in another building several blocks away from the Capitol- says, ‘this is no joke- they’re coming back.’  Well, this time we hope the ‘insurrectionists find YOU.’ Moving on, Rep. James Comer, R-KY 1st district, says that Twitter ‘must release data on Hunter Biden’s activities and his laptop.’
  117. 2022 Friday W: Political News V– Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-NY 21st district, says, ‘it’s not right for the Dems trying to force fellow GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-GA 14th district, off the primary ballot.  In other news, former ambassador to Germany and to the United Nations Ric Grenell says that ‘the Dems, Joe Biden, and ‘Merkelism’ in Germany’ set the war in Ukraine in motion.
  118. 2022 Friday X: Political News VI– Greg Kelly on Newsmax played an audio clip of former Governor John Kasich, RINO-OH, and former ‘2016 presidential primary candidate’ said on his radio show, Kasich and Klepper, that following losing the nomination to businessman Donald J. Trump, he broke down and started blubbering like the crybaby he is.
  119. 2022 Friday Y: Lawsuit and Legal News– The punk who started an altercation with heavyweight boxing champion “Iron Mike” Tyson on an airliner the other day has lawyered up while “Iron Mike’s” legal representatives say the putz was bothering him throughout the flight and then finally threw a water bottle at the famous fighter.  This led Mr. Tyson to turn around and punch the dimwit into early senility.  It’s a cut-and-dry case for Mr. Tyson.  Lock the punk up for instigating a fight he was never going to win.   Meanwhile, Tennessee has passed a new law that will force drunk drivers- guilty of killing a parent while driving while intoxicated- to pay support to the kids of the parents they kill.  This is absolutely amazing.  Good for you!
  120. 2022 Friday Z: Big Tech News– Netflix, reeling from a precipitous drop in stock value through the loss of hundreds of thousands of subscribers said today they will curtail spending in an effort to woo young people back to their crumbling site.  We suspect they will go the way of the ‘video store,’ relegated to the dustbin of history.  Meanwhile, Florida passed the law stripping Disney of its special governing and taxation privileges which led to a precipitous fall in their stock prices.  All Disney has to do is to just shut the hell up.  Be neutral and tell your employees to be neutral, too, while on the job.  Outside of work, if you want to prance around in pink tutus defending ‘transgender rights,’ go for it but stop with supporting the indoctrination of kids ages kindergarten to Third Grade.  Enough is flipping enough, already.  Now, your employer owes billions of dollars in taxes which means some of you are going to get the ax.
  121. 2022 Friday AA: Big Tech News II– New data shows that BIG TECH censored stories critical of Joe Biden 600-plus times over a two-year-cycle.  Why would anyone be surprised?  We know they did everything imaginable to cover up the truth of Hunter Biden’s laptop story which would have swayed the election for sure.  (We still believe that President Donald J. Trump won the 2020 Presidential Election by amazing numbers).
  122. 2022 Friday BB: New York State News– Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner resigned today following video of the arrest of an eight-year-old shoplifter.  Passersby attempted to interfere with the police officers and once again the media is in a stage of outrage screaming and yelling racism.  If a family member would discipline the brat at home, he would not be out shoplifting but no, they permit the kid to run amok and then when he’s caught, the media and their left-wing allies turn it into yet another reason for social unrest across the nation.  Put the kid in with the Cho-Mos.  He won’t shoplift again.
  123. 2022 Friday CC: California Lottery Results-Mega-Millions Draw– Here are the results for the Mega-Millions Draw #1757 what with a $22 million jackpot on the line: 07, 28, 29, 58, 59, and Mega 10.  Out of 51,626 winning tickets, the highest winners were 27 people who had FOUR numbers for a prize of $513 apiece.

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

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The next archival release Rick Danko’s record company put out is “Live at the Iron Hose, Northampton 1995 with Blondie Chapin and Ed Kaercher.”  This album came out on June 07, 2011, as have his other releases but unlike his ‘solo’ efforts, he has the phenomenal Blondie Chapin (guitars/vocals of Beach Boys fame among others) and Ed Kaercher (guitars, vocals) with which to give it a more electrified sound.  There are 20 tunes, many of which have been culled from the Band’s catalog and which are a joy to hear.  Sadly, they should have been able to have slipped in “Sail On Sailor,” one of the all-time great 1970s Beach Boys albums performed by Blondie Chapin.  We hope you will seek this one out as Danko- troubled star that he was- could deliver the musical goods with the emotional voice denoting fragility, yet strength at the same time.  Great music on a great album by one of the all-time greats- check it out now.  Enjoy.

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

[ii] 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.

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

[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] Martin Windrow’s superb book, “The Last Valley,” Da Capo Press 2006 as well as Time-Life Books excellent series on the Vietnam War serve as the main sources for this historic battle.

[vi] Alas, if only that indoctrinated moron Greta Thunberg was alive back then!  She would have been the center of attention.

[vii] 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. 

[viii] We look forward to promoting the music of Edwin Starr one day along with Richie Havens and other famed soul (and folk) singers like Richie Havens.

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

[x] See previous.

[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.

[xviii] The shooter is Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, the 21-year-old shooter who killed 10 people back on March 22, 2021.

[xix] It’s important to note that the Dems have a secondary plan with which to achieve the rulings they seek and that is the constant threat of packing the court.  In so doing, it forces the court to yield more Democrat-friendly rulings, so the Dems WON’T pack the court.  NO one can ever trust the flipping Democrats.

[xx] 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)

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

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

[xxiii] 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

[xxx] Many of us believe that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene or Jim Jordan, R-OH 4th congressional district, would make phenomenal House speakers should either one seek the job.  Grant Stinchfield would like to see Steve Scalise, R-LA 1st district, as would Dick Morris.  Yes, Mr. Scalise would be amazing, too.

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

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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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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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Happy Easter to my Christian friends, colleagues, and neighbors.  For my Jewish friends, neighbors, family members, and coworkers, Happy Passover.  Let us hope the world finds peace, especially at this joyous season.


[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?

112. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2021

Elsewhere, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu rages on and with the loss of Huguette 1, the People’s Army now is able to blanket the remnants of the airfield as well as the drop zones for reinforcements sent in by air drop. Communist artillery is able to blanket much of the base, taking out supplies as well as causing havoc among the remaining supply vehicles. A counterattack to re-seize Huguette 1 from the communists is planned for tomorrow.

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112. TODAY IN HISTORY—THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2021:

DAY NINETY-THREE OF THE BIDEN REGIME

Oklahoma Day (Oklahoma), Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, and for liberal dimwits, it’s “Earth Day!”[i]

President (and Vice President) Richard M. Nixon; U.S. Supreme Court Associate (and Chief) Justice Harlan F. Stone; U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McKinley; U.S. Secretaries of State John Foster Dulles and Christian Herter;  U.S. Secretary of War Alexander Ramsey; Humble Pie featuring Peter Frampton, Mike + the Mechanics featuring Paul Carrack, Quicksilver Messenger Service featuring Jack Nitzche, the Rolling Stones featuring Keith Richards, and the Woodstock Music Festival featuring Richie Havens:

  1. 296 Wednesday: St. Caius ends his reign as the 28th Roman Catholic Pope.  He first assumed his position on December 17, 283.
  2. 536 Sunday: St. Agapitus I ends his reign as the 57th Roman Catholic Pope.  He assumed his position on May 13, 535.
  3. 1370 Sunday:  In Paris, construction on the Bastille commences.
  4. 1500 Sunday: Portuguese navigator Pedro Alvares Cabral discovered Brazil on this date.
  5. 1509 Thursday: Upon the death of his father, King Henry VII, Henry VIII ascended the English throne.
  6. 1521 Friday: The king of France, Francois I, declares war on neighboring Spain. 
  7. 1529 Monday: Through the Treaty of Saragossa, Spain and Portugal divided the New World between them.
  8. 1792 Sunday: President George Washington proclaimed American neutrality in the war in Europe.
  9. 1793 Monday: President George Washington attends Rickett’s, the first circus to appear in the new United States of America.
  10. 1837 Saturday: The 27th U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John McKinley assumed his position on the nation’s high court on this date.  A Democrat, President Martin Van Buren nominated his fellow Democrat to fill a new seat on the Supreme Court.  Associate Justice McKinley served from today until July 19, 1852.
  11. 1838 Sunday: The English ship Sirius docks in New York City; it is the first steamship to cross the Atlantic.
  12. 1861 Monday: General Robert E. Lee becomes head of the Confederate forces of Virginia.
  13. 1864 Friday: Congress authorized the use of the phrase, “In God We Trust,” which first appears on two-cent U.S. coins.
  14. 1876 Saturday: In the first official National League baseball game, Boston defeated Philadelphia by a final score of 6-5.
  15. 1884 Tuesday: The United States recognizes King Leopold II of Belgium’s Congo Free State.
  16. 1889 Monday: At high noon, the Oklahoma Land Rush begins; within hours, the cities of Oklahoma City and Guthrie form with populations of at least 10,000 citizens.
  17. 1897 Thursday: In New York City, the Jewish newspaper, “Forward,” begins publication and is still in print today.
  18. 1898 Friday: The first shot of the Spanish-American War occurred on this date when the USS Nashville captured a Spanish merchant ship on the high seas.
  19. 1903 Wednesday: In St. Paul, Minnesota, the 32nd U.S. Secretary of War Alexander Ramsey, died at age 87.  A Republican, Ramsey served under President Rutherford B. Hayes from 12-10-1879 to 03-05-1881.
  20. 1914 Wednesday: Mexico severs diplomatic relations with the United States.  Elsewhere, Babe Ruth makes his pitching debut as a pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles.
  21. 1915 Thursday: The use of chemical weapons in World War I escalates when the Germans release chlorine gas in the Second Battle of Ypres.  French defenders flee the town of Ypres but Canadian reinforcements appear on scene and manage to hold the Germans in check.  On the Eastern Front, the Russians are having mixed success as they fight their way through the Carpathian Mountain pass of Uzhok.  Austro-Hungarian troops have managed to stem the tide but a counterattack towards the town of Styrj is repulsed.  Elsewhere, the New York Yankees wore pinstripes and the hat-in-the-ring logo for the first time.
  22. 1916 Saturday: Allied forces in German East Africa continue their pursuit of the Kaiser’s forces but as is the norm, every time the British and Commonwealth troops think they have brought them to a decisive battle, they manage to disappear into the tropical rain forests.
  23. 1917 Sunday: British and Ottoman Turkish forces come to battle on the western side of the Tigris River in Mesopotamia.  Elsewhere, the Siege of Kut continues as the Turks continue their ongoing bombardment of the fabled town.  The British and Indian troops got themselves caught in a trap from which there was no extrication and men and animals were dying of starvation and thirst.  The Turks continue giving them opportunities to surrender but a British force this size has never surrendered in the field.
  24. 1918 Monday: With the Russians out of World War I, Austro-Hungarian reinforcements are beginning to arrive in Belgium from the Eastern Front.  The Germans are going to go for broke in a desperate bid to win the war. 
  25. 1930 Tuesday: In London, the United States, Great Britain, and the Empire of Japan sign a naval treaty, which spells out which each nation’s naval fleet can be as well as the number of ships it might have—the Japanese did not like this.
  26. 1931 Wednesday: James G. Ray landed an autogiro on the lawn of the White House on this date.
  27. 1937 Thursday: Jack Nitzche—future keyboardist with Crazy Horse[ii] (1970-71), Quicksilver Messenger Service[iii] in the mid-1970s, and with other bands—was born on this date in Chicago, Illinois.
  28. 1938 Friday: 45 workers died in a coalmine explosion at Keen Mountain in Buchanan County, Virginia.
  29. 1940 Monday: North of Lillehammer, Norway, British resistance is beginning to collapse against the Nazi drive to secure the nation and stamp out all resistance.  The Brits will soon be attempting to find ways to evacuate their forces.
  30. 1941 Tuesday: Fighting around Dessie in East Africa begins to subside.  Remaining Italian forces commence falling back with South African troops following swiftly behind them.
  31. 1942 Wednesday: British and Chinese troops are preparing to make a stand at Meiktila in Burma in the hope of stunting the ongoing Imperial Japanese assault. 
  32. 1943 Thursday: The Luftwaffe continues the attempt to get supplies to the trapped Afrika Korps in Tunisia; however, without control of the skies, the Luftwaffe is losing too many planes in the endeavor what with the loss of 30 transports being shot down just today.
  33. 1944 Saturday: During World War II, Adolf Hitler, and Benito Mussolini, meet at Salzburg, Austria, to confer on war aims.  Meanwhile in the Pacific Theater, U.S. forces began invading Japanese-held New Guinea with amphibious landings at Hollandia and Aitape.
  34. 1945 Sunday: Chief of the SS Heinrich Himmler meets with Swedish Count Bernadotte and gives him a proposal to carry to the Allies: the Germans will surrender to the Western Allies BUT NOT to the Soviet Union.  The Swiss diplomat agrees to pass the message to the Allies.  Elsewhere, in the Pacific Theater, American and Filipino forces continue liberating the Philippines as they land on lesser islands and begin going after Japanese garrisons.
  35. 1946 Monday: In Washington, D.C., Harlan F. Stone, died.  President Calvin Coolidge nominated Stone to fill Associate Justice Joseph McKenna’s seat.  In this role, the 73rd over-all justice served from 03-02-1925 to 07-03-1941. President Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated the Republican justice to fill Charles Evans Hughes’ seat which made Stone the 12th Chief Justice of the United States.  In this capacity, he served from 07-03-1941 to 04-22-1946.
  36. 1950 Saturday: Peter Frampton, future lead guitarist and vocalist with the British bands, the Herd and Humble Pie[iv], and later of a solo career lasting until today was born in Beckenham, Kent, England, on this date.
  37. 1951 Sunday: In Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK, Paul Carrack future vocalist/guitarist with Mike + the Mechanics[v] is born.
  38. 1952 Tuesday: An atomic bomb test in Nevada became the first nuclear explosion shown on live network television as a B-50 Superfortress dropped a 31-kiloton bomb on the desert floor.
  39. 1954 Thursday: Live television coverage of the U.S. Senate’s Army-McCarthy hearings begins on this date.  Elsewhere, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu rages on and with the loss of Huguette 1, the People’s Army now is able to blanket the remnants of the airfield as well as the drop zones for reinforcements sent in by air drop.  Communist artillery is able to blanket much of the base, taking out supplies as well as causing havoc among the remaining supply vehicles.  A counterattack to re-seize Huguette 1 from the communists is planned for tomorrow.  New units are being formed using remnants of others.  This attack must succeed at all costs.[vi]
  40. 1955 Friday: The U.S. Congress orders the inscription “In God We Trust” on all coins minted in the United States.
  41. 1959 Wednesday: The 52nd U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles left his post on this date.  A Republican, he served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower/ served from January 26, 1953 until today.  His replacement, the 53rd U.S. Secretary of State Christian Herter took his position.  He also served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower from today until January 20, 1961.  
  42. 1967 Saturday: Randy Matson set a world record with a shot-put toss of 71 feet, and 5.5 inches at College Station, Texas.
  43. 1970 Wednesday: Millions of Americans concerned about the environment observed the first “Earth Day.”[vii]
  44. 1976 Thursday: Barbara Walters becomes the first female nightly news anchor on network television.
  45. 1979 Sunday: To keep Keith Richards out of a Canadian prison, the Rolling Stones[viii] perform a free concert in that nation.
  46. 1983 Friday: The West German news magazine Stern announced the discovery of 60 volumes of personal diaries purportedly written by Adolf Hitler; however, the diaries turned out to be nothing more than a hoax.
  47. 1987 Wednesday: The American Physical Society said that the “Star Wars” missile system was ‘highly questionable’ and would require 10 years of research.
  48. 1989 Saturday: In the MLB, Nolan Ryan strikes out Ricky Henderson for his 5,000th strikeout.
  49. 1990 Sunday: After 39 months of captivity, Muslim extremists in Lebanon release American captive, Robert Polhill.
  50. 1992 Wednesday: In Washington, D.C., a museum for the Holocaust opens to the public.
  51. 1993 Thursday: The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum was dedicated in Washington, D.C., to honor the victims of Nazi extermination.
  52. 1994 Friday: Four days after suffering a stroke, Richard M. Nixon, the 37th President of the United States, died in a New York hospital; he was 81-years old  Prior to becoming president, Nixon served as the nation’s 36th vice president from 1953-1961 under President Dwight D. Eisenhower.  Meanwhile, Michael Moorer beats Evander Holyfield to win the heavyweight boxing title of the world.
  53. 1995 Saturday: George Foreman beat Axel Schultz in 12 rounds to win the heavyweight boxing title of the world.  With this victory, Foreman improved his pro record to 74-4 and retained the IBF heavyweight title and won the vacant World Boxing Union, aka WBU, title.  Conversely, Schultz’s record dropped to 21-2-1.
  54. 1997 Tuesday: The Peruvian government sent commandos into the Japanese ambassador’s residence to put an end to a 126-day hostage crisis; all 14 Tupac Amaru rebels lost their lives while all 72 hostages were rescued; however, one died later due to gunshot wounds.  
  55. 2003 Tuesday: The Third World wins yet again as the new International Criminal Court selects Argentine lawyer Luis Moreno Ocampo to become the first prosecutor of the new world court.  Instead of choosing American or Europeans to do the honors, they did into the bowels of the Third World to find left-wing individuals to do the dirty work.
  56. 2004 Thursday: On this tragic day, U.S. Army Ranger Pat Tillman, who’d traded in a multi-million-dollar NFL contract to serve in Afghanistan, was killed by friendly fire; he was 27.  Elsewhere, the U.N. Security Council- calling upon all 191 member nations to assist- orders an investigation into the corruption surrounding the “Oil for Food” program set up after the First Gulf War back in 1991.  The program allowed Saddam Hussein to sell oil to the rest of the world in exchange for food.
  57. 2005 Friday: In a federal court, terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui pleads guilty to terrorism charges.  The POS scumbag overslept and failed to show up when the four planes took off on September 11, 2001.  The so-called 20th hijacker will be in prison for years to come…or so we hope.
  58. 2006 Saturday: In Kharkov in the Ukraine, two homemade bombs detonate in two grocery stores injuring 14 people.   Meanwhile, a Taliban roadside bomb claims the lives of four Canadian soldiers. 
  59. 2007 Sunday: “Former Islamist” (NO one is ever a ‘former Islamist’) Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has given the ‘okay’ for the arrest of, detention of, and even the torture of Christian citizens within his country.  Could we see another Armenian Genocide brewing here?  Erdogan is little more than a big piece of festering pig crap and so wants to be a DICTATOR.   Someone needs to eliminate this guy.
  60. 2008 Tuesday: In the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Primary, candidate Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-NY, wins big, giving Senator Barack Hussein Obama, D-IL, a big smackdown.   Meanwhile, a federal grand jury in Las Vegas, Nevada, indicts an unidentified suspect on possession of ricin, a nerve agent.
  61. 2009 Wednesday: Japan reports its first trade deficit since 1981.  Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate Intel Committee announces that the Bush administration authorized the use of torture ahead of the capture of foreign jihadists on the battlefield.   The report also noted the calls for use of a specialized facility where ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ would be utilized such as ones learned by the U.S. military from its returned POWs from North Korea during the Korean War.  Wow.
  62. 2010 Thursday: The British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon rig that blew up two days prior begins to sink into the Gulf of Mexico; crude oil leaks into the surrounding waters at an alarming rate.   Authorities estimate at least 8,000 barrels of crude oil are going into the Gulf of Mexico every day as well as diesel fuel that the resulting explosion failed to consume.  Meanwhile, 11 people are still missing…
  63. 2011 Friday: After airstrikes destroy 30 – 40 per cent of Libya’s ground forces, U.S. Admiral Mike Mullen states the war is moving toward a stalemate.  Elsewhere, things go awry in the Gaza Strip when a mysterious blast at a factory- probably a bomb-making factory if you will- occurs sending three fortunate souls to meet with Allah sooner than expected and leaving another three wishing they could have gone with their buddies.  Exercise more caution, jihadis.
  64. 2012 Sunday: The U.S. military is faced with having to monitor its servicemen-and-women in Afghanistan after reports of opiate and other drug usage, as well as distribution, begin to arise.  Of course, this smacks of the Vietnam War Era when numerous service personnel were hooked on opiates or involved in their trafficking.   Meanwhile, naval forces from both Russia and the People’s Republic of China participate in joint exercises in the Yellow Sea.
  65. 2013 Monday: The News Corporation phone hacking scandal results in the company’s agreement to pay $139 million to American shareholders.  Elsewhere, the first performer at the Woodstock Music Festival of 1969, 5:07 to 7:00 P.M.—Richie Havens[ix]—died on this date in Jersey City, N.J. at age 72.  Elsewhere, fighting between Nigerian troops and Boko Haram human scum continues in Borno state.   Human rights activists are blasting the Nigerians but local military authorities claim they are ‘inflating the numbers.’
  66. 2014 Tuesday:  An American, Meb Keflezighi, wins the men’s Boston Marathon, one year after two jihadist brothers from Chechnya bombed the race the previous year; an American last won the men’s race in 1983.  Elsewhere, a Russian court orders Alexei Navalny, an anti-Putin, pro-democracy Russian political activist, to pay the sum of 300,000 rubles to settle a libel suit made by a Putin stooge whom Navalny labeled a drug addict.
  67. 2015 Wednesday: Following a long battle over abortion in the U.S. Senate passes by a unanimous vote a bill to combat human trafficking.  Elsewhere, following disputes between the European Union and Russian natural gas giant, Gazprom, the European Union threatens to launch an anti-trust suit against the company, a company that supplies natural gas to much of the European Continent.  How is this going to end?
  68. 2016 Friday: Mayor Boris Johnson of London is peeved with U.S. President Barack Obama.  The 44th president has this effect on people.  Regarding Brexit, Mayor BoJo, also a member of the British Cabinet, says of President Obama that he is both ‘hypocritical and inconsistent’ in putting in his two cents regarding the desire of the British people to undergo Brexit.  What right does the Bamster have telling another country- especially our oldest ally- to NOT do something.  
  69. 2017 Saturday: As the Trump transition continues, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy gets the axe and is sent packing.  For the time being, Deputy Surgeon General Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams will serve as the Acting Surgeon General.  Elsewhere, angry Venezuelans continue protesting against the regime of faux President Nicolas Maduro. 
  70. 2018 Sunday: A bus crash in northern North Korea kills at least 36 people, most of them Chinese tourists.  WTF is there to see in North Korea other than pain, misery, and suffering?   Meanwhile, Saudi warplanes kill 20-plus people at a wedding in northwestern Yemen.   Target: Houthi rebels so the wedding attendees most likely were terrorists.
  71. 2019 Monday: ‘Nobody’ Congressman Seth Moulton, DS-MA 6th congressional district says, ‘I am running for the Democratic Party’s 2020 Presidential nomination.’  Big deal.   Meanwhile, the Trump administration directs that ALL nations buying oil from Iran stop doing so by May 01 so that they can cripple the country economically and stop their march towards the development of nuclear weapons.  
  72. 2020 Wednesday: At the time of this publishing, the confirmed cases of the Chinese Wuhan Virus Crisis, aka COVID-19, aka Coronavirus, aka Wuhan Flu, aka the Kung Flu around the planet sit at 2,614,040 what with confirmed deaths at 182,004 but confirmed recoveries at 706,636.  In the United States, confirmed total number of cases is 840,625 what with 46,996 confirmed deaths and 76,864 confirmed recoveries.  Meanwhile, in the s-hole country where this all began- the People’s Republic of China- the Chin continue claiming 83,868 confirmed cases and 4,636 confirmed deaths.  How interesting is that?  Western intelligence agencies have reported a greater number of deaths that dwarf anything the communist government claims is the truth.  Shame on them.
  73. 2021 Thursday: COVID-19 STATISTICS FOR THE PLANET AS A WHOLE: 144,025,288 confirmed cases, +1,013,182, 3,062,087  confirmed deaths, +15,938, and 82,570,488 confirmed recoveries, +590,604.  Next, here are the stats for the United States: 32,039,261 confirmed cases, UP 160,965 from yesterday’s reporting, 574,418 confirmed deaths, UP 1,717, (figures for the U.S. are the same as yesterday’s) and 119,051,035 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.[x] 
  74. 2021 Thursday A: NOTE: SINCE JOE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT ON JANUARY 20, 2021, THERE HAVE BEEN 250,546 CHI-VI DEATHS IN THE United States- feeble old Joe, in another four to five weeks, you will have tied the total number witnessed by the Trump administration in nearly a year of the rampaging coronavirus pandemic.    
  75. 2021 Thursday 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: 3,725,196 confirmed cases, 61,170 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries.  Moving on, here are the numbers for Florida: 2,191,038 confirmed cases, 34,696 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Next here are the numbers for Hawaii: 31,885 confirmed cases, 474 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s count).  Finally, here are the stats for Washington: 392,013 confirmed cases, 5,466 confirmed deaths, and NO MENTION of confirmed recoveries (same as yesterday’s).  Let us look at one other portion of the U.S., New Mexico, the fictional home of “Breaking Bad”: they have 195,793 confirmed cases, 4,022 confirmed deaths, but no mention of confirmed recoveries.[xi]   
  76. 2021 Thursday C: Now that Mo has relocated to Israel, let’s look at the statistics there: 837,807 confirmed cases, 6,346 confirmed deaths, and 829,127 confirmed recoveries.   Let’s look at one non-country- Moldova, a former piece of the old Soviet Union: 247,391 cases of the virus, 5,643 confirmed deaths and 234,204 confirmed recoveries.[xii]    In other foreign Chi-Vi news, we learned today that FAKE Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines have been discovered in countries such as Mexico and Poland.
  77. 2021 Thursday D:   STOCK MARKET CLOSES/PRECIOUS AND RARE METALS: DOW Jones Industrial Average: 33,815.90, DOWN 321.41 points (-0.94%).  Next, the NASDAQ: 13,818.41, DOWN 131.81 points (-0.94%).  Finally, here are the stats for the S&P 500: 4,134.98, DOWN 38.44 points (-0.92%).  The price of Light Sweet Crude Oil is $61.78 per barrel, +0.35 (+0.57%).  The price of GOLD is $1,784.20 per troy oz., +2.30 (+0.12%) while the price of SILVER is $26.18 per troy ounce, -0.01 (-0.02%).  The price of PLATINUM is $1,206.50 per troy oz, -2.00 (-0.17%) while the price of COPPER is $4.27 per pound, -0.01 (-0.19%).[xiii]  The price of PALLADIUM is $2,828.60 per troy oz, -47.13 (-1.64%).[xiv] The price of RHODIUM is $29,200.00 per troy oz., -300.00 (-1.02%).[xv]    Currently, Bitcoin, one U.S. greenback = 0.000019.  As for Chi-Com money, one-dollar U.S. = 6.49 Chinese yuan.  Meanwhile, one-dollar U.S. = 0.83 euros and in Mexican pesos equals 19.93.     In Iraqi Dinar, one greenback equals 1,460.00 and in Jamaican dollar, a buck equals 150.04.[xvi]   In other business news, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, says that ‘small business owners cannot find enough employees.’
  78. 2021 Thursday 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 $3.979 per gallon, $2.808 in Florida, $3.758 in Hawaii, and $3.397 in Washington state.[xvii]    Let’s look at one other location- Maryland: $2.772.  Meanwhile, here is a snapshot of the U.S. National Debt for today: $28,201,534,976,782 and the Democrats are adding TRILLIONS of dollars to it, not BILLIONS but flipping TRILLIONS.[xviii]  Cloward and Piven causing problems like they always do.
  79. 2021 Thursday F: JOE BIDEN’S BORDER CATASTROPHE- a new report hit the news cycle today suggesting that Health and Human Services, an agency headed by Secretary Xavier Becerra, a man who never met an illegal alien he did not want to protect or a baby to abort, is paying travel expenses for (NAMBLA) and other groups to come pick up illegal alien brats and then take them elsewhere in the country.  Shady foster care services are making BIG BUCKS right now caring for illegal alien minors.  Meanwhile, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, RINO, calls Joe Biden on the spot demanding that the feeble old coot declare a “CRISIS” along the southern border.  Speaking of calling a ‘crisis’ a ‘crisis,’ Politico has forbidden its employees from labeling the southern border crisis a ‘crisis.’  Sad.  (Note- Congressman Andy Biggs, R-AZ 5th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden won’t visit the border so he won’t be forced into acknowledging we have a BORDER CRISIS.’   In other border news, Congresswoman Lisa McClain, R-MI 10th congressional district, says that ‘Joe Biden is aiding the Mexican drug cartels by taking the illegal alien kids and distributing them across the country.’  Can we stop doing this, Joe?   Congressman Darrell Issa, R-CA 50th congressional district, points out that resistance in Arizona to mass illegal alien invasion shows there are problems in the White House.
  80. 2021 Thursday G: EARTH DAY CLIMATE COMMUNISM NEWS- Conservative commentators with the balls to call out Joe Biden point out that his so-called ‘climate summit’ is little more than a gift to the Chi-Coms who will agree to anything and then forge ahead with their plans.  Who can blame them?  Since it’s ‘Earth Day,’ Joe Biden rolls out sweeping new climate goals that are little more than open doorways for communism to consume both the country and the world.  Thanks, Joe.   Speaking of our drooling commander-in-chief, Climate Change protesters pushed pink wheelbarrows full of steer manure through the streets of Washington, D.C. and dumped them out in front of the White House.  They claim Old Joe is full of s**t.  Wow.  Meanwhile, it’s another Earth Day so it’s another opportunity for angry teenager Greta Thunberg to lambaste the world’s politicians once again.  Young lady, why don’t you row your boat to Beijing and tell comrade Xi Jinping how HE is responsible for f**king up the world?  You might find yourself vacationing in Xinjiang Province.   
  81. 2021 Thursday H: JOE BIDEN NEWS I- In an interesting turn of events, Joe Biden is expected to call the ‘Armenian Genocide’ the ‘Armenian Genocide.’  This is going to drive the Turks berserk.  F**k them.  Meanwhile, Joe Biden is talking about raising the capital gains tax to 39.6-to-43.3-percent which collapsed the stock markets today (see Thursday 2021 D) and will kill all further business development and progress.  Thanks, Joe, thanks.  Next, “Kooky Kamala” Harris is set to speak with Guatemalan officials on Monday, seeking ways to ‘fix’ the ongoing illegal alien crisis.
  82. 2021 Thursday I: POLITICAL NEWS I- Senator Joe Manchin, D-W. VA, says he ‘won’t budge on the Senate filibuster.’  Next, Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, is going to visit Iowa on June 29, 2021, to help fellow GOP politicians in election bids.  Some believe this is testing the waters for a run in 2024, something with which, we don’t concur.  Moving on, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill that would make Washington, D.C., a state, something the U.S. Constitution expressly forbids.  It moves onto the U.S. Senate.
  83. 2021 Thursday J: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT NEWS- Governor J. Kevin Stitt, R-OK, signed a pair of bills into law today that protect motorists from ‘protesters.’  Not long after he did that, there was an INSURRECTION in the State House in which, a bunch of BLM supporters stormed the building and had to be tossed out on their butts by security.  Excellent.   Next, the POS Islamist from Syria[xix], let in on the refugee program under President Barack Hussein Obama who shot up the King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado, is being charged with having a high-capacity magazine.  Say it ain’t so!  Next, Columbus, Ohio, following the death of a 16-year-old Ma’ Khia Bryant was shot dead by a police officer yesterday as she was in the act of stabbing another young girl, protests and riots are occurring in the city, especially after troglodyte LeBron “Fecal Matter” James poured gasoline all over the fire yesterday with a threatening tweet against the officer involved in the action.  Look, when you are threatening someone with an 8-eight-inch blade and you are overheard saying, “I’M GOING TO STAB THE F**K OUT OF YOU, BITCH,” was the officer supposed to stand aside and watch the deed done?  Enough with this bulls**t.  Moving on, Tucker Carlson reported tonight on his Fox News Channel program that SEXUAL ASSAULTS in New York City this past couple of months are UP by…get this…322-percent.  Gee whiz.  WTF is Mayor Bill “The Blank” Di Blasio doing to halt this horrendous sexual crime wave?  Nothing.  Finally, the POS Bangladeshi that tried to carry out a suicide bombing in the Times Square subway station received a life term in federal prison today.   
  84. 2021 Thursday K: SUPREME COURT NEWS- On a 6-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court rejects limits imposed on life sentences for juveniles.  This led to Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor slamming her fellow justices- but Brett Kavanaugh in particular- noting that the newer justices are willing to overturn precedent extremely easy.   Speaking of liberals, Democrats are demanding (don’t they always) that Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett recuse herself from a donor privacy case.  C’mon, Dems NEVER recuse themselves from anything.   Speaking of the nation’s high court, GOP senators are speaking out against the Democratic Party’s twisted scheme of packing the court.[xx]
  85. 2021 Thursday L: MISCELLANEOUS NEWS- The Department of Homeland Security reveals yet another cybersecurity hack into U.S. systems, blaming the Russkies when everyone knows it’s the Chi-Coms doing the evil deeds.  Next, the U.S. Senate passes a bill making it a crime to practice Asian Hate.  Folks, the Dems must tell the BLACK DEMOCRATS to stop attacking the ASIAN DEMOCRATS.  Everyone knows what has been going on, black Americans assaulting Asian Americans and for what?  Did the Dems mobilize their shock troops to commit these heinous acts?  We think so.  Next, former aide to former Governor Chris “Krispy Kreme” Christie, Bridget Kelly, says the ‘big oaf is unfit to ever become president.’  He engineered ‘Bridgegate’ and Ms. Kelly underwent two criminal trials, was facing prison until the Supreme Court tossed this bogus case.   Elsewhere, Senator Tim Scott, R-SC, is scheduled to give the rebuttal to Joe Biden’s upcoming ‘address’ to a joint session of Congress. 
  86. 2021 Thursday M: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS I- Late last night, the so-called ‘religion of peace’ (you know of whom we speak) carried out a suicide car-bombing outside a luxury hotel in Quetta, Pakistan.  The resulting explosion killed four and wounded at least 11.  Supposedly, the Chi-Com ambassador was on site so no one knows for sure whether he was the target or it was just another day at the office for the jihadists.  Speaking of the Chi-Coms, Senator Tom Cotton, R-AR, is putting forth a bill designed to crack down on People’s Republic of China infiltrating our institutions of higher learning.  Good.  Next, Senator Rick Scott, R-FL, slams the enfeebled Joe Biden over his crackpot plans for rejoining with the Iranians in the deeply flawed JCPOA.   Moving on, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador suggests the U.S. could give eventual U.S. citizenship for illegal aliens willing to plant trees.  How about they plant them in YOUR country?).
  87. 2021 Thursday N: FOREIGN NEWS / OVERSEAS NEWS II- A new report suggests that the Russians are suspected of launching directed energy attacks on U.S. military personnel.  Okay, uh, when claims of Vladimir Putin placing bounties atop the heads of U.S. soldiers led to demands that President Donald J. Trump go to war with the Russkies, how come the very same voices aren’t demanding that Joe Biden go to war?  Speaking of the Russians, it appears they have blinked and have pulled their forces back from the eastern border of Ukraine.  Wow.  Joe scared them?  In other ‘foreign news,’ a team of scientists are urging Congress to release more information on UFOs after one incident comes to light in which, a UFO going along at 120 miles per hour over Puerto Rico suddenly splits in two and heads off in different directions.  Folks, we have a problem on this planet.  What are we going to do about it?  (Note- this incident occurred back in 2013 so why are we just hearing about it now?)  Finally, at the upcoming meeting of House Republicans, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA 23rd congressional district, says that President Donald J. Trump WON’T be addressing the group.

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[i] Folks, we are the only site with the balls to point out that Earth Day is little more than a surreptitious way with which to shove communism down our throats with a smiley face attached to it (look at that angry little dingbat Greta Thunberg, that girl needs to get a life).  When you consider all the things the Earth has been through, through the Industrial Age through numerous wars in which millions of bombs were dropped, fired, or set off, i.e., high explosive, poison gas, white phosphorous, and incendiaries, just as the number of nuclear tests below ground, on ground, in the atmosphere, or in the depths of the ocean and the planet is still here.  We’re not saying any of this is or has been good; no, what we are saying is that the planet has amazing recuperative powers and as long as we maintain the health of our oceans, rivers, lakes, streams, and ponds just as we keep the air clean, our planet is going to continue to survive.  Please, let us stop making more Greta Thunberg-like crazed lunatics, no more AOC and others of her squad, let’s set these dimwits straight and let’s work toward the maintenance of a clean environment and towards nuclear power for all.  Likewise, we know hydrogen burned as fuel provides water vapor so what happened to fueling our vehicles with hydrogen?  It’s all about CONTROL.  CONTROL of you, me, of everyone and everything so dimwits like John Kerry and the rest of the Green Regime can live in luxury and style.  We say, “FUCK THEM!  FUCK EARTH DAY!  FUCK EVERY LITTLE PANSY WHO SNIVELS AND WHINES THE PLANET IS DYING.”  Stupid fucks.  

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

[iii] We 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.

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

[v] 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.

[vi] Martin Windrow’s superb book, “The Last Valley,” Da Capo Press 2006 as well as Time-Life Books excellent series on the Vietnam War serve as the main sources for this historic battle.

[vii] Alas, if only that indoctrinated moron Greta Thunberg was alive back then!  She would have been the center of attention.

[viii] 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. 

[ix] We look forward to promoting the music of Edwin Starr one day along with Richie Havens and other famed soul (and folk) singers like Richie Havens.

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

[xi] See previous.

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

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

[xix] The shooter is Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, the 21-year-old shooter who killed 10 people back on March 22, 2021.

[xx] It’s important to note that the Dems have a secondary plan with which to achieve the rulings they seek and that is the constant threat of packing the court.  In so doing, it forces the court to yield more Democrat-friendly rulings so the Dems WON’T pack the court.  NO one can ever trust the flipping Democrats.

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  1. 705 Saturday: Greek Pope John VII becomes the successor to John VI.
  2. 1515 Thursday: A Portuguese naval fleet under the command of Alfonso du Albuquerque captures the Persian fortress based at Ormuz.  The Portuguese rename the prize as the Fort of Our Lady of the Conception.  Congratulations!  
  3. 1578 Saturday: William Harvey of England discovered blood circulation.
  4. 1621 Thursday: The colonists of the Plymouth, Massachusetts, made the first treaty with Native Americans on this date.
  5. 1693 Wednesday: The four-day-old son of Cotton Mather dies and witchcraft in the town of Salem, Massachusetts, is said to be the culprit.  Woe to the witches that committed homicide on his son!
  6. 1748 Monday: The ruins of Pompeii, Italy, are uncovered.  People are shocked at how well many things were preserved when the molten lava became a thick layer of ash.  
  7. 1778 Wednesday: Oliver Pollock, a New Orleans businessperson, created the “$” symbol to denote a ‘dollar.’
  8. 1789 Wednesday: The House of Representatives held its first full meeting in New York City.
  9. 1793 Monday: 53,000 people die when the Japanese volcano, Unsen, erupts.
  10. 1811 Monday: The sixth U.S. Secretary of State Robert Smith left office on this date.  He served under President James Madison from March 06, 1809 until today.
  11. 1826 Saturday: Samuel Mory patented the internal combustion engine.
  12. 1843 Saturday: In Red Hook, NY, the 7th U.S. Secretary of War John Armstrong Jr. dies.  A Democratic-Republican, he served under President James Madison from 01-13-1813 to 09-27-1814.
  13. 1844 Monday: The 16th U.S. Secretary of State John C. Calhoun assumed his post on today’s date.  He served first as secretary of state under President John Tyler from 04-01-1844 to 03-10-1845 and moved onto other roles.
  14. 1850 Monday: On this date, administrators found both the county and the city of San Francisco, California.
  15.  1853 Friday: Cincinnati became 1st U.S. city to pay fire fighters a regular salary.
  16. 1863 Wednesday: The first wartime conscription law in the United States goes into effect during the Civil War and it sets off riots in certain parts of the country.  Wealthy Americans would be able to hire less-fortunate Americans and have them serve in their places.   
  17. 1864 Friday: The Travelers Insurance Company issued the first travel accident policy ever to a customer named James Batterson.
  18. 1867 Monday: Singapore, Penang, and Malacca become British crown colonies.
  19. 1873 Tuesday: British White Star steamship “Atlantic” sinks off Nova Scotia, 547 people die in the tragic mishap.
  20. 1881 Friday: Anti-Jewish rioting breaks out across Jerusalem.  The Arabs are doing what they do best and running amok, attacking Jews wherever they discover them.
  21. 1889 Monday: In Chicago, builders marketed the first dishwashing machine in the world.  What a timesaver it was.
  22. 1891 Wednesday: Founders incorporated the William Wrigley Jr. Company, a business best known for its Juicy Fruit gum.
  23. 1905 Saturday: The British East African Protectorate becomes colony of Kenya.
  24. 1915 Thursday: During World War I on the Eastern Front, the Russian spring offensive is beginning to stall in some places and gather steam in others.  The Germans have managed to halt their drive into the western part of Poland, part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire while further south in the Carpathian Mountains, the Austro-Hungarians are having a hell of a time stalling them.  Still, the Central Powers- Germany, Austro-Hungary, Bulgaria, and the Ottoman Empire- will get the situation under control.  Meanwhile, on the Central Asian Front, the Russians are pushing into the Transcaucasia. 
  25. 1916 Saturday: The first U.S. national women’s swimming championships took place on this date.  Meanwhile, on the Western Front during World War I, the Germans are battling to control the ground surrounding Verdun, one of the all-time worst meatgrinder battles.  Both the French and Germans are throwing everything they have into a swift victory which eludes both powers.
  26. 1917 Sunday: During World War I, the Russians are pushing towards Bagdad with the Ottoman Turks in headlong retreat.  The ‘Sick Man of Europe,’ the Ottomans because they have been in decline for so long are battling to hold onto Palestine as well as to prevent a Russian invasion from the north and east (not that the Russians are doing all that well- in a few more months, the Bolshevik Revolution would knock them out of the fight).
  27. 1918 Monday: With Russia embroiled in the civil war between the Reds and the Whites, the Germans continue pummeling them for concessions on all manner of things.  Today, they give Moscow an ultimatum as parts of the new Soviet Union break apart.  Give Finland their freedom or we will continue operations against you.  The Kaiser’s Germany and the Finns have a history.
  28. 1924 Tuesday: For his part in the infamous “Beer Hall Putsch,” a high court sentenced Adolf Hitler to five years in prison.
  29. 1927 Friday: His Master’s Voice introduced the first automatic record changer.
  30. 1929 Monday: Louie Marx invented the Yo-Yo.
  31. 1930 Tuesday: Leo Hartnett of the Chicago Cubs broke the altitude record for a catch by catching a baseball dropped form the Goodyear blimp 800 feet above Los Angeles, on this date.
  32. 1933 Saturday: Nazi Germany staged a daylong national boycott of Jewish-owned businesses.  Meanwhile, Heinrich Himmler becomes chief of the German National Police.
  33. 1934 Sunday: Bonnie and Clyde murder two police officers.
  34. :  The first commercially successful fluorescent lamps hit the market.  Finally, the Baseball Hall of Fame opened in Cooperstown, N.Y.
  35. 1939 Saturday: The United States recognized the government of General Francisco Franco in Spain; the same day Franco went on the radio to declare victory in the Spanish Civil War.  Meanwhile, the German General Staff is finishing their plan for the invasion of Poland, scheduled for later in the year.
  36. 1940 Monday: The Soviet NKVD- the secret police- begin trucking captured Polish officers into the Katyn Forest where they will soon begin machine-gunning them to death, at least 22,000 Polish officers and intelligentsia, people the Soviets view as impediments to them forcing communism onto the conquered portion of the nation they control.
  37. 1941 Tuesday: Pro-German Rashid Ali al-Ghailani grabs power in Iraq.  Angry at their occupation by the Brits, the “Golden Square,” the movement to oust the British gets underway.  At first, the British would be surprised and overrun but within a few days would be able to recover and strike back.  Meanwhile, in North Africa, following their costly defeat at El Agheila, the British are falling back in headlong retreat across the coastal road.  Is the road for the Axis to Egypt WIDE OPEN?  Meanwhile, German troops are moving towards the Yugoslav border.  They have a date with the Yugoslav people…
  38. 1942 Wednesday: The Japanese army continues the conquest of Burma, pushing the British back in one concentrated assault after another.  Meanwhile, in the Mediterranean Sea theater, the Luftwaffe continues smothering the island fortress of Malta with sortie after sortie of bombers, attacking ships, military targets, and civilian towns and cities.  Still, the people of Malta won’t submit to the Nazis and their Fascist Italian henchmen.
  39. 1943 Thursday: Craig “Stinkbug” Carrici was born in Pumpkin Center,[i] California, on this date; he is the founder of the AICP-END Blog.  Elsewhere, in the North African Theater of World War II, the British, the Americans, and the Free French and Free Poles continue pushing the Afrika Korps into an ever-shrinking corner of Tunisia.  As long as the Axis troops can continue the fight, they can keep Allied assets tied up there instead of being redeployed to other fronts.  Still, the end is coming and it’s coming soon.
  40. 1944 Saturday: John Barbata, future drummer of the Turtles[ii], the Jefferson Airplane[iii], the Jefferson Starship, and Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young[iv] was born on this date in Passaic, New Jersey.   Elsewhere, during the air war over occupied Europe, a grave error occurs today as 50 B-24 bombers flew into Switzerland’s airspace and bombed the wrong target, killing at least 40 or more civilians.  Pilots shot down over Switzerland of all sides were typically interned there until the end of the war and the Swiss were not big fans of the Allies, the United States in particular.  This mistake did not help things between the two countries.
  41. 1945 Sunday: American forces launched the amphibious invasion of Okinawa during World War II.  This would prove to be one of the costliest fights of World War II and the catastrophic loss of life on both sides would press President Harry S. Truman to authorize the dropping of atomic bombs onto the Japanese home islands in the hopes it would force them to surrender.
  42. 1946 Monday: Bassist Ronnie Lane of both the Small Faces[v] and the Faces[vi] was born in England.  Elsewhere, Weight Watchers formed.
  43. 1947 Tuesday: First Jewish immigrants to Israel disembark at Port of Eilat.
  44. 1948 Thursday: Due to the intransigent Soviets, the Allies commenced the Berlin Airlift on this date.
  45. 1950 Saturday: Future 110th Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, Jr., is born in Trenton, NJ, on this date.  President George W. Bush nominated him to the court and he has sat on it since January 31, 2006.
  46. 1952 Tuesday: Alpher, Bethe, and Gamow proclaim the Big Bang Theory in Physical Review.
  47. 1953 Wednesday: Congress created the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare on this date.
  48. 1954 Thursday: The U.S. Air Force Academy forms on this date.  Elsewhere, future rock-and-roll drummer, Jeff Porcaro, who would play with Steely Dan[vii], Toto[viii], and others—was born in South Windsor, Connecticut, on this date.   Meanwhile, in the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, the People’s Army is launching massive attacks against the French Union, French Legionnaires, and local troops along the east side of the camp.  Huge artillery barrages precede human wave assaults where the communists spring out of trenches dug right up to the wire.  The battles being fought around the hilltop Eliane 2 are fierce but the French trade their shrinking perimeters for a high cost in communist blood.  Some of the French forces are beginning to weaken and Lt. Colonel “Gars Pierre” Langlais informs his command to cut the Thai auxiliaries loose.  No longer are they dependable.[ix]
  49. 1960 Friday: The United States launched TIROS-1, the nation’s first weather satellite on this date.
  50. 1961 Saturday: Evangelist Jim Bakker marries Tammy Faye.
  51. 1963 Monday: New York City’s daily newspapers resumed publishing after settlement was reached in a 114-day strike.  The daytime drama “General Hospital” premiered on ABC-TV, as did “Doctors.”
  52. 1967 Saturday: The United States Department of Transportation begins operation.
  53. 1970 Wednesday: President Richard M. Nixon signs the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act, an act that banned cigarette advertisements effective on January 1, 1971.  Meanwhile, for his part in the My Lai Massacre, the U.S. Army charged Captain Ernest Medina on this date.
  54. 1972 Saturday: The first Major League Baseball players’ strike began; it lasted 12 days.
  55. 1974 Monday: Ayatollah Khomeini calls for an Islamic Republic in Iran.
  56. 1976 Thursday: Stephen Wozniak and Steve Jobs found Apple Computer.
  57. 1979 Sunday: Following the flight of the Shah, Iran proclaims themselves an “Islamic Republic.”
  58. 1982 Thursday: The U.S. transferred the Canal Zone to Panama.
  59. 1983 Friday: Tens of thousands of anti-nuclear demonstrators linked arms in a 14-mile human chain spanning three defense installations in rural England, including the Greenham Common U.S. Air Base.
  60. 1991 Monday: After five years of holding British citizen Roger Cooper hostage, the scumbag Islamist regime in Iran released him.  Meanwhile here in the United States, the Supreme Court ruled that attorneys could not bar jurors from serving due to their race.  Finally, with the ongoing collapse of the Soviet Union, the Warsaw Pact disbanded. 
  61. 1992 Wednesday: The National Hockey League’s Players’ Association went on it’s first-ever strike, which lasted 10 days.  Elsewhere, the world’s 7 wealthiest nations agree on $24 billion aid for former U.S.S.R.
  62. 1998 Wednesday: Paula Jones’ sexual harassment suit against President Bill Clinton is thrown out of court.
  63. 2000 Saturday: The 2000 United States Census is underway as of today.
  64. 2001 Sunday: George W. Bush has not been in office long when his first international crisis occurs as a U.S. intelligence-gathering aircraft flying in international waters is intercepted and rammed by a Chi-Com fighter jet.  The U.S. plane is seriously damaged and is forced down in Chi-Com territory while the PRC warplane goes down in the ocean and sinks.  The Chi-Coms will keep our people prisoner and will take the spy plane apart one screw at a time.
  65. 2002 Monday: Palestinians continue causing problems for the Israelis and fighting between terrorists and Israeli Defense Forces continues.  Gradually, Israeli troops are pushing the rabid jihadists towards the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem where the human garbage will seek refuge from an Israeli ass-whooping.  
  66. 2003 Tuesday: American troops entered a hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, and rescued Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch, who had been held prisoner since jihadists ambushed her supply column on March 23.
  67. 2004 Thursday: Suffering from the effects of kidney and liver disease, Paul Atkinson—guitarist with the British rock band, the Zombies[x]—loses his fight with his maladies and dies in a hospital in Santa Monica, California; he was 58-years-old.
  68. 2005 Friday: Hamas and Islamic Jihad have announced that they are considering- in principle- of joining the Palestine Liberation Organization.
  69. 2006 Saturday: White House Press Secretary Tony Snow announces that the administration is concerned over news of a potential toppling of the Lebanese government  by a cabal of Syria, Iran, and Hamas forces.  Of course, it appears that the Bush administration is searching for yet another opportunity to launch a new regime change war in the Middle East, ostensibly to help an ‘ally,’ Beirut.
  70. 2007 Sunday: Former United States Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson, Republican, throws his hat into the 2008 Presidential Election race. 
  71. 2008 Tuesday: While the Dalai Lama is visiting India, his hosts request that he not anger neighboring communist China.  India is unclear of its military abilities should the Chi-Coms begin launching attacks along their joint border. 
  72. 2009 Wednesday: In St. Petersburg, Russia, some anti-communist wag partially toppled a statue of Vladimir Lenin at the railway station with a bomb.  Police are seeking the suspect.   Meanwhile, the U.S. and Russia commence talks on a new Strategic Arms Limitations Treaty. 
  73. 2010 Thursday: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev- Vladimir Putin’s puppet- makes a surprise visit to Dagestan following a double suicide attack the day before that killed at least 12 people and wounded numerous others.  Meanwhile, former Alaskan Governor and vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin gives a speech in Nevada to tens of thousands of people seeking to get Senator Harry Reid, D-NV, out of office.
  74. 2011 Friday: Off the coast of Greece, Crete suffers a 6.2-magnitude earthquake.  Elsewhere, across the Near and Middle East, the Arab Spring continues as nations from the Persian Gulf to the end of North Africa at the Atlantic Ocean continue to see people running amok, trying to topple governments and murder leaders.  It’s akin to watching global insanity among members of the so-called ‘religion of peace,’ Islam.
  75. 2012 Sunday: In Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood nominates Chairman Khairat El-Shater as a candidate for the May 2012 presidential elections.  Meanwhile, as the Syrian civil war continues to rage, Syrian military assets and artillery begin assaulting the city of Homs where a bunch of antigovernment and perhaps even ISIS thugs are holed up.  Wipe ‘em out, boys.
  76. 2013 Monday: In preparation for plans to step down in 2015, the president of Sudan Omar al-Bashar gives an order to release all political prisoners.  Elsewhere, in North Korea, at the annual convening of the People’s Supreme Assembly, their version of a parliament, begins after Kim Jong Un finished leveling threats of thermonuclear war against BOTH South Korea and the United States.  Fine people do something about it, President Barack Hussein Obama.
  77. 2014 Tuesday:  Fifty-eight miles north of the Chilean city of Iquique, an earthquake of 8.2 magnitude hits the area, stunning the region.  An earlier earthquake that hit on March 16 was 6.2-magnitude on the Richter scale; scientists predict an even bigger one soon.  Meanwhile, thanks to Russian land-grabs in the Crimea, NATO cancels all civil and military cooperation with Vladimir Putin’s Russia.  We’re sure they’re upset.  Elsewhere, the death toll in the West African nation of Guinea from its ongoing Ebola virus outbreak is now at 80 dead with possibly dozens sickened.
  78. 2015 Wednesday: Following problems with reaching a self-imposed reduction in water usage in drought-stricken California, Democrat Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown mandates a 25-percent reduction under threat of legal punishment to force lower usage of the precious resource.  Meanwhile, the governor-fearful of rising sea levels, continues to allow millions of acre-feet of water to flow out into the Pacific Ocean to protect the Delta smelt.  Impeach the bastard!  Elsewhere, famed British guitarist Dave Ball who played with Procol Harum died on this date in his native England; he was 65 years-old.
  79. 2016 Friday: At the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, the Golden State Warriors’ NBA record for home game wins ends as the Boston Celtics beat them, 109-106; it was the team’s first loss at home since January 2015.  Elsewhere, as world leaders convene in Washington, D.C., at the annual Nuclear Security Summit, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un gives them something on which to chew: he fires off a couple of missiles from the east coast of his s***hole country and into the ocean.  “Notice me,” appears to be the message.
  80. 2017 Saturday: In Stockholm, Sweden, famed singer/songwriter Bob Dylan wins his Nobel Peace Prize for Literature in a private ceremony.  God bless you, Bob.   Meanwhile, the government of Communist China announces its plan to build a city three-times the size of New York City (using American money, of course, purloined from us via disastrous past trade ‘deals’) in Xlongan, a new area.  Three years later, they spread the Wuhan Flu to the rest of the world.  Thank you, China, thank you.
  81. 2018 Sunday: In the 37th NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship, a stunner of a game occurs as Notre Dame beats Mississippi State by a final of 61-58 what with ND forward Jessica Shepard scoring 19 points.  Elsewhere, combined U.S. and South Korean forces commence their annual military drills, codenamed “Foal Eagle” and “Key Resolve.”  Of course, North Korean strongman, Kim Jong Un, is unhappy with the drills.
  82. 2019 Monday: China announces new laws to take effect on May 01, 2019, to stop the production of fentanyl-related opiates.  Okay.  China is the number one provider of opiates to the United States, being the ‘unseen hand’ distributing harmful drugs to Americans and causing far too many to die from them.  Shame.  Elsewhere, we learn that Saudi ARAMCO is the most profitable company in the world what with $111.1 billion in the previous year.    
  83. 2020 Wednesday: China continues being a major problem for the rest of the globe as the Wuhan Flu continues wreaking havoc wherever it shows up- with the strange exception of China (or so they claim)- with total number of confirmed cases at or near 911,308 and total number of confirmed deaths at 45,497.  We now know, however, that China has concealed- intentionally- the number of confirmed cases and number of confirmed deaths within their country so who the heck can believe anything these totalitarians claim?  The U.S. number of confirmed cases is closing in at 213,000 with 47,000 or so confirmed deaths.  This is outrageous, yet in China, the infamous WET MARKETS are open once more so the populace can enjoy their bat, rat, cat, dog, monkey, snakes, lizards, insects, and other exotic and endangered animals on their dinner table.  Shame!  World beware of the Wuhan Boogie Woogie!
  84. 2021 Thursday: Stick around to discover what the communists are up to today…

BEVERLY CARRICK ORIGINAL ARTWORK OF THE DAY:

This artwork is #0421 a 30” x 40” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Fountain Frolic.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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[i] Stinkbug would always say he was born in Oildale, California, which is 10 miles or so north of Pumpkin Center because he was embarrassed to tell people he was born in Pumpkin Center because people would laugh.  Now, he says he doesn’t give a f*** what anyone says.  Happy birthday, Stinky!

[ii] We began promoting the music of the famed California surf-rock band, the Turtles, beginning on Tuesday, 03-September-2013 through Friday, 13-September-2013.

[iii] 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.

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

[v] We promoted the music of the Small Faces, Faces, and a bunch more interconnected bands beginning on Tuesday, 22-April-2014 through Tuesday, 01-July-2014.  We encourage everyone to search out the music of the various bands in this collection so you can add them to your growing music collection.

[vi] See previous.

[vii] We look forward to doing the music of Steely Dan at some point within the next 10-15 years.  Please stay with us.

[viii] We hope to promote the music of this exciting professional band, Toto, at some point in the future.

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

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

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Does the Spirit of ’76 still exist?

Pumpkin Center, CA 93313, 12-11-2020 Friday:  On Wednesday, I was calling for a Congress of Business Owners, a Congress of Business Organizations, because the only way for our country to throw off the despots seeking to topple the 45th President of the United States and to shove socialism down the throats of the people is through the rekindling of the Spirit of ’76.  If we could, it would rekindle the desire to pushback on out-of-control government, reignite the ardent proclamation of freedom from tyranny, as well as the preservation of liberty, and of individualism which is the God-given right to pursue our own course in life without government breathing down our necks or directing us to do its bidding and not ours.    

In the late 1700s, the King of England ruled the thirteen American Colonies with an iron fist.  To our forebears, it was akin to a foreign despot calling the shots, treating us as though we were a conquered people.  He placed one tax after another atop us as he needed cash to fight endless European foes[i] both on the continent and around the world and we were the most successful colonies of any European power.[ii]  Thus, he saw us as ripe for the plundering and he was going to wring us like an old washcloth and squeeze out every last cent to do with as he pleased.   

The people of the colonies said, “Nope, no way.”  Granted, one third of the colonists wanted to maintain ties to the crown while one third wanted to break away.  Another third felt they would sit on the sidelines and see how things went between the other two groups and the crown in distant England- there’s always some fence-sitters…   

Eventually, most Americans came to believe that we would be better off as a new, independent nation rather than to allow a tyrannical ruler to control us from afar.  People who wanted to maintain ties to the crown either returned to the motherland or moved to Canada (a so-called ‘ally’ with whom we seem to be having a problem today over their corrupt Dominion Voting Systems with which, leftists in our country have tried to steal the 2020 Presidential Election).

We fought a tough war but in the end, we achieved our independence.  We created a successful form of government the likes of which had never been seen before on the Earth.  Whenever we had disputes or problems with one another, the U.S. Constitution served as the guiding light along a dark highway, guiding us to the truth, to peaceful resolution of disputes, and to the peaceful transition of power from one presidential administration to another with the exception of the Civil War and the ongoing coup against a duly elected president since 2016. 

The Democrats and their RINO allies- beholden to the Chi-Coms and the wealth they have stolen from the American taxpayers and have returned to the pockets of those willing to do their bidding here in the United States- have shown their hand, have shown their faces, and have shown they are willing to thieve the election from the American people in the dazzling light of the day. 

What’s more, they don’t care if YOU or ME see them in the process of committing the crime and don’t give a damn if their imported Chi-Com virus devastates vast parts of the country via economic lockdowns.  The Chin sure the heck haven’t closed their economy so why have we?   Still, as long as it cements the leftists’ power as subalterns of the Chi-Coms, then everything is good, damned good…

In order for the American people to fight back and to save our country as founded, we must rise up and throw them back.  We can do this first by instilling the fear of God into each martinet by first agreeing to reopen ALL businesses, big, medium, and small, across the country on the same day and at the same time.  In so doing, we are demonstrating to these fascists that we would rather swing together than to swing separately one by one so please, come and get us- if you dare.

I genuinely believe that if businesses and corporations and churches make a pact to open at the same time on the same day from the East Coast to the West Coast, from the Canadian border to the one with Mexico, and from possessions in the Caribbean to territories and Hawaii in the Pacific, the governors, and their enablers in local government, state legislatures, and at the at the national level would take note.  Man, would they take note.  I for one think they would be terrified because the American people would present themselves as a united force.[iii]

Yes, they will try to strip away business and liquor licenses and yes, they will send county health departments to shut us down, maybe even arrest some of us and confiscate our assets.  They might also send bands of Antifa and BLM thugs to punish us, humiliate us, but that’s NOT the America in which, you, me, and everyone else grew up.  No, it’s a recent thing, this mob violence that seems to be commonplace nowadays. 

However, if local business owners come to the rescue of one another as they did during the Great Depression or fight against tyranny as they did during the American Revolution, the modern-day “King Georges” of the country would have to pull back or face the wrath of the people.

Am I dreaming?  I very well could be my friends because in the end, no one knows if Americans are cut from the same cloth with which, we secured our independence, ended slavery, and preserved the nation, liberated Europe in two world wars as well as destroyed the Imperial Japanese who carried out the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. 

Are we the same nation and people who preserved South Korea’s independence and tried to preserve that of South Vietnam until the left in this country sold them out?  Are we the same people who toppled the Soviet Union? 

Are we the same people who liberated Kuwait and guaranteed the free flow of oil to the rest of the world?  We are an amazing country so it would truly suck if we no longer possess the necessary national pair of balls with which to preserve our liberty now.  We cannot become a bunch of manbun wearing losers and strutting bull dykes lest our enemies topple us.  No, it’s NOW or NEVER…

What say YOU?

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This artwork is #1478 an 8” x 9” original oil painting by Beverly Carrick, which, she entitled, “Alley Cat Serenade Mock-Up.”  It is among her more beautiful works and is available for sale.  You can see much more of her work at her Website, found at beverlycarrick.com, or at the blog’s Facebook page.  At her Website, you will see not only more original oil paintings but also lithographs, giclees, prints, miniatures, photographs, and even her award-winning instructional video entitled, “Painting the Southwest with Beverly Carrick.”  Beverly has been painting for more than 60 years and known around the world for both the beauty and timelessness of her artworks.  Hanging in private and public galleries and followed by many fans encircling the globe—her works instill awe because of her artistic brilliance and personal beauty.  We urge you to go to her Website NOW and view her work.  It is possible that you will find something you like and will want to buy it for yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a neighbor!  You will not be disappointed so please: do yourself a favor and go there IMMEDIATELY!  Thank you, the American Institute of Culinary Politics-Elemental News of the Day!

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ENDNOTES:


[i] It’s rather interesting that the United States- since the advent of the War on Terror- seems to be fighting ‘endless wars’ around the globe in places where many of us were unaware we had troops- like West Africa.  I am sure King George invested the Crown’s money in armaments industries because it’s what government does- there is big money in armaments when nations fight endless wars.  This is one of the major reasons as to WHY President Trump has so many enemies among the denizens of the Deep State.  They know where to invest and invest they do and one does not have to be either a hawk or a dove to love money.  The Romans invented corporations and back then, there was money in armaments, too.

[ii] It sure the hell wasn’t Canada.  Only India rivaled the American colonies.

[iii] That’s the thing- even in despotic countries- like communist China, Cuba, and North Korea, the people possess the power to change their lives.  The problem is in unification as NO one wants to be the one singled out for special action by a POS scumbag such as Kim Jong Un, Xi Jinping, or whatever thug is currently running Havana.  Once people become so desperate that their individuals lives no longer matter and all that matters is revenge, no matter how many government- a finite source- murders of the people- an infinite source- change can occur and quickly.  Once the Soviet Union imploded and various Eastern European countries began breaking away, things did not end well for their rulers, particularly the Ceausescu regime in Romania.  Look ‘em up.

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Defund the cops? Wait until you see what Antifa and BLM put in their place- it’s gonna be far worse- a secret state police composed entirely of thugs

No, when BLM and the Antifa garbage demand, “DEFUND THE POLICE! NO MORE COPS!,” what they are saying is that after eradicating the existing law enforcement and security agencies and personnel, they are going to replace it with something far worse, something that will drive fear into the hearts of the common man and woman (and tranny), and that people will disappear in the middle of the night.

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Pumpkin Center, CA 93313, 06-20-2020 Saturday:  Antifa and Black Lives Matter- the latter of which seemingly is led by a Rachel Dolezal-like character, the WHITE Shaun King (perhaps he’s one-sixteenth black)- want to do away with ALL police.  ALL POLICE as well as- I am sure- the highway patrol, the county sheriff and his or her deputies, and whatever other law enforcement agencies and entities exist- are on the BLM chopping block.  Is it because they want to do it out of a sense of altruism and good will towards their fellow men and women or is it because they want to substitute something even worse, more authoritarian like a secret state police?

I and many of my colleagues believe we are in the midst of a communist Chinese-backed insurrection based upon RACE like Nazism as well as CLASS like Leninism, Maoism, and Castroism.  Combining the two together is far worse than either the Nazis or the socialists-communists were and are because the hybrid- like ligers and tigons- are more difficult to combat than the animals used to make the crossbreeds- lions and tigers.

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