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The John Batchelor Show

The John Batchelor Show is a breaking-news program that focusses on global politics, economics, war-fighting, hard sciences, space exploration, literature and whimsy. Four hours a night, seven days a week; most rigorous news analysis in the New World; followed daily in 192 countries.

Episodes

  • 799: Maradona’s Castro tattoo. Joseph Humire @jmhumire, @securefreesoc, and Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @MariaFdaCabal

    Dec 02 2020

    Image:  Khrushchev: “This hurts me more than it hurts you.”  New World Report.Joseph Humire @jmhumire, @securefreesoc, and Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @MariaFdaCabal, in re: Maduro’s last move to consolidate power in Venezuela. Bogota:  cocaine, weapons, human trafficking, We’re very worried;  the Venezuelan council of elections is terminally corrupt; now Maduro needs to takeGuaidó  out. Maduro will gain more power and take over again.   In their territory a variety of guerrillas; much danger t...more

  • 799: $18,000 envelope “unjustly” searched. Joseph Humire @jmhumire, @securefreesoc

    Dec 02 2020

    Image:  J.A.D. Ingres, calling card envelope  New World Report. Joseph Humire @jmhumire, @securefreesoc, in re: Former Honduran president 2006-2009 (and closely aligned with far-left networks), says he was “unjustly detained” at the airport with $18,000 on his way to a Mexican conference, “The Anti-Imperialist Conference,” mysteriously with a layover in Houston.  Several years ago he was in a caravan en route to the US border, attacking President Trump and the notion of borders.  Tegucigalpa : m...more

  • 799: Drifting past the deadline with no Brexit deal. @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

    Dec 02 2020

    Image: Fishermen, Whitby, England. Frank M Sutcliffe Joseph Sternberg:  @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion; Political Economics column; WSJ editorial board;  in re:   “England must play by our rules” says the EU.  Oops.  Expectation of drifting into the new year without deal?  No one knows what will happen. The mood music changes hour by hour. Fishing rights, et al.  Complaints that the French are intransigent; the UK could give grounds on this to get agreement on more important issues; but the polit...more

  • 799: A £1,000 emergency grant to pubs rejected as “worth 200 pints of beer.” @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

    Dec 02 2020

    Image:  English pubs: Looking uphill in Market Place, South Cave in 1900. The Three Tuns Inn is no more; in its place now is a furniture store, and the Jubilee clock tower can be seen on the right. The Bear is the only surviving pub on Market Place today, the sign for which can just about be seen on the left-hand side of the street. Joseph Sternberg:  @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion; Political Economics column; WSJ editorial board; in re:  Boris Johnson has failed to understand about his vast majo...more

  • 799: Next time the courts need to challenge the governors' mandates. John Yoo, @HooverInst

    Dec 02 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1910.Governor's conference  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowNext time the courts need to challenge the governors' mandates. John Yoo, @HooverInsthttps://www.foxnews.com/opinion/supreme-court-religious-freedom-cuomo-john-yoo

  • 799: Special Counsel John Durham and the persecution of Michael Flynn, January 5, 2017. John Yoo, @HooverInst

    Dec 02 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1974.Interview wLeon Jaworski, special Watergate prosecutor  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowSpecial Counsel John Durham and the persecution of Michael Flynn, January 5, 2017.  John Yoo, @HooverInst https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/11/implications-of-the-flynn-pardon/?utm_source=Hoover+Daily+Report&utm_campaign=44e9d653f6-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_11_30_07_27&utm_medium=...more

  • 798: 4/4 The Nazi Hunters, by Andrew Nagorski

    Dec 02 2020

    Image: Greeting his Excellency Kurt Waldheim, Secretary-General of he United Nations, and Mrs Waldheim and Miss Christa Waldheim, at the North Portico of the White House.  He who kept his Nazi activities secret for decades and achieved an apex of global respect; until the truth came out.    The Nazi Hunters,by Andrew Nagorski More than seven decades after the end of the Second World War, the era of the Nazi Hunters is drawing to a close. Their saga is finally told in this “deep and sweeping acco...more

  • 798: 3/4 The Nazi Hunters, by Andrew Nagorski

    Dec 02 2020

    Image: Jewish theater in Buenos Aires, Argentina  The Nazi Hunters,by Andrew Nagorski More than seven decades after the end of the Second World War, the era of the Nazi Hunters is drawing to a close. Their saga is finally told in this “deep and sweeping account of a relentless search for justice that began in 1945 and is only now coming to an end” (The Washington Post).       After the Nuremberg trials and the start of the Cold War, most of the victors in World War II lost interest in prosecutin...more

  • 798: 2/4 The Nazi Hunters, by Andrew Nagorski

    Dec 02 2020

    Image:  BEGINNING OF TRIALS AGAINST GERMAN DOCTORS, NUREMBERG  The Nazi Hunters,by Andrew Nagorski More than seven decades after the end of the Second World War, the era of the Nazi Hunters is drawing to a close. Their saga is finally told in this “deep and sweeping account of a relentless search for justice that began in 1945 and is only now coming to an end” (The Washington Post).       After the Nuremberg trials and the start of the Cold War, most of the victors in World War II lost interest ...more

  • 798: 1/4 The Nazi Hunters, by Andrew Nagorski

    Dec 02 2020

    Image:  Nuremberg  The Nazi Hunters,by Andrew Nagorski More than seven decades after the end of the Second World War, the era of the Nazi Hunters is drawing to a close. Their saga is finally told in this “deep and sweeping account of a relentless search for justice that began in 1945 and is only now coming to an end” (The Washington Post).       After the Nuremberg trials and the start of the Cold War, most of the victors in World War II lost interest in prosecuting Nazi war criminals. “Absorbin...more

  • 793: The targeted killing of a bad actor in Tehran. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Dec 01 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1943.Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill on portico of Russian Embassy in Teheran, during conference--Nov. 28 - Dec. 1, 1943  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe targeted killing of a bad actor in Tehran. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37882/lets-talk-about-remote-controlled-gun-turrets-and-the-killing-of-irans...more

  • 795: Primary-school children in school in New York? Maybe, or no; or maybe yes. @harrysiegel

    Dec 01 2020

    Image:  Public schools. Primary School-House No. 56, Thirty-Seventh St., near Tenth Ave, in Manhattan.Harry Siegel@harrysiegel, New York Daily News and Daily Beast, in re: Mayor DeBlasio of New York said we’d abandon a 3% threshold for flu positives, only for primary school children. Everyone’s been demanding he open the schools; has he listened?   Available only to parents who’d already said they wanted their children in classes; and the five-day-a-week system is predicated on how many children...more

  • 793: Civility in podcasting and broadcasting is good business for clients, customers and talent. Dan Granger, CEO, @OxfordRoad.

    Dec 01 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1936. FDR [Franklin Delano Roosevelt] AFTER RADIO BROADCAST FOR COMMUNITY CHEST  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowCivility in podcasting and broadcasting is good business for clients, customers and talent. Dan Granger, CEO, @OxfordRoad.https://www.mediaroundtable.com/homehttps://oxfordroad.com

  • 793: "Indiana" Hoenlein and fresh tributes to the SOE hero Hannah Szenes (1921-44) who parachuted behind enemy lin to rescue Hungarian Jews. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Dec 01 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1923. [Woman selling produce in market, Hungary]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow"Indiana" Hoenlein and fresh tributes to the SOE hero Hannah Szenes (1921-44) who parachuted behind enemy lin to rescue Hungarian Jews. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

  • 735: Sea levels, forest fires, defund police, scrap fossil fuels: “Do this on day one,” says the Biden crowd. @RichardAEpstein

    Dec 01 2020

    Image:  This marker indicating sea level is situated between Jerusalem and the Dead Sea.Richard Epstein: @RichardAEpstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover Defining Ideas, in re:  Climate 21 Project, Biden:  either cancel Trump’s decisions on climate or go a new direction. Report prepared by people who have a good chance of being influential in the Biden adm.  Get rid of coal, nat gas.  Co-chairs: Obama higher-up and colleagues, 17-person steering committee.  “We have to do this on day one.”   Law a...more

  • 735: Harvesting votes can decide the presidency, the Senate, the Bill of Rights. @VDHanson

    Dec 01 2020

    Image:  Mrs. Coolidge votes by mail, 10/30/24Victor Davis Hanson: @VDHanson; Hoover Institution, and The Case for Trump,in re:   CA21 and CA25 races: harvesting votes is new to America. David Valadao (CA21) lost the previous election by 400 votes, with ballots coming in for weeks after election day. We’ve never had two elections at the same time whose results will decide the course of the US Senate.  If Democrats win, they’ll stack the Supreme Court, take away the filibuster, “things with the Se...more

  • 735: Oppositional hyperbole goes over a cliff with “coup” and “Kristallnacht.” @VDHanson

    Dec 01 2020

    Image:  Hackney assembly: “The Graces, the Graces, remember the [Social] Graces!” Victor Davis Hanson: @VDHanson; Hoover Institution, and The Case for Trump,in re:  Anti-Trumpers’s intemperate language of condemnation, accusing the president of being a dictator or a Nazi. They’re in an echo chamber, leading to the Mueller investigation, or impeachment over a phone call about Ukraine (despite Hunter Biden’s extraordinary deeds), or a Yale psychiatrist’s declaring Trump “crazy”; or a TV person, Ch...more

  • 793: The pardoning of Flynn and the search for the Durham Report. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Dec 01 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1920. Department of Justice, new building. Interior of Department of Justice IV  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe pardoning of Flynn and the search for the Durham Report. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

  • 793: Remains of the Election PA, GA, AZ, WI, MI & What is to be done for 2024? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Dec 01 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1937. Inspection station on the California-Arizona state line maintained by the California Department of Agriculture to prevent the spread of plant pests. Yuma, Arizona  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowRemains of the Election PA, GA, AZ, WI, MI & What is to be done for 2024? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.nationalreview.com/2020/11/trump-ca...more

  • 794: The first trillionaire will be so from Moon-mining. @WeTheBrandon, @GordonGChang

    Dec 01 2020

    Image:   An artificially colored mosaic constructed from a series of 53 images taken through three spectral filters by Galileo's imaging system as the spacecraft flew over the northern regions of the Moon on 7 December 1992. The colors indicate different materials. Brandon Weichert, @WeTheBrandon, author, Winning Space, How America Remains a Superpower;andGordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:   Chinese space program: Chang I 5.  A rival, adversarial state in orbit around the Moon. IS ...more

  • 794: Mainland CCP kidnaps people out of any country; danger of being disappeared from anywhere. @Michael_Yon, @GordonGChang

    Dec 01 2020

    Image: Kidnapping Michael Yon: @Michael_Yon, war correspondent;andGordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:  Hong Kongers held mass protest earlier this year; and now Joshua Wong is in jail, solitary confinement, lights on all the time. He pled guilty of unauthorized assembly in 2019. He’s the international face of the protests; is not held warmly in Hong Kong.  Displeasure that he pled guilty.  His detention will not have much effect on/in the resistance. Everyone realizes one could be h...more

  • 794: “Blame America first” is an effective motto for US strategic adversaries. @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio.

    Dec 01 2020

    Image:  Anti-American banners in Liverpool, UK. Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, @billroggio, Long War Journal and @FDD; Generation Jihad, in re: From the Hindu Kush to the Mediterranean. Does Russia want us out of the region? Does China want us out of Asia?  If so, how are they going about that without directly confronting our military? US leaving Afghanistan and Asia serves the geostrategic purposes of these two. Once, China may have wanted to disarm No...more

  • 793: The Trump campaign lost the suburban vote very badly & What is to be done?> @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Dec 01 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1959. Richard Nixon and his family prepare to ride the Monorail at Disneyland in Anaheim, California  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Trump campaign lost the suburban vote very badly & What is to be done?> @DavidMDrucker @JohnFundhttps://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/09/how-republicans-are-surviving-life-in-the-trump-vortex

  • 794: Strategic narcissism, such as pretending the Taliban will become peaceable. @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio.

    Dec 01 2020

    Image: Fantasy, 1906Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and @FDD; and Bill Roggio, @billroggio, Long War Journal and FDD; Generation Jihad, in re: Taliban have the will and resources to continue the fight over the long term; the US does not, and the Kabul doesn’t doesn't have the wherewithal. Taliban have high morale as they blow up and kill. “The US has all the clocks; we have all the time.”  US has spent billions to train security and soldiers, to little avail.  Taliban carry on th...more

  • 793: How to explain Blue California rejecting the celebrity and politician endorsed Proposition 16? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Dec 01 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1908. California Rifle team, Camp Perry  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowHow to explain Blue California rejecting the celebrity and politician endorsed Proposition 16?  @DavidMDrucker @JohnFundhttps://www.nationalreview.com/2020/11/will-democrats-learn-from-their-identity-politics-disaster-in-california/

  • 792: 4/4 A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich, by Christopher B. Krebs

    Dec 01 2020

    Image:  Manuscript A: The St Gall copy with the text beginning Incipit generatio regum (in red) near the top of the left page.The Frankish Table of Nations (fränkische Völkertafel), derived from the Germania, is a brief, early-Medieval genealogical text in Latin giving the supposed relationship between thirteen nations descended from three brothers. The nations are the Ostrogoths, Visigoths, Vandals, Gepids, Saxons, Burgundians, Thuringians, Lombards, Bavarians, Romans, Bretons, Franks and Alama...more

  • 792: 3/4 A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich, by Christopher B. Krebs

    Dec 01 2020

    Image:  A perfect Aryan: Mary Magdalene (c. 1480–1487), altarpiece in International Gothic style by Carlo Crivelli showing her with long, blond hair.  Mannus, according to the Roman writer Tacitus, was a figure in the creation myths of the Germanic tribes. Tacitus is the only source of these myths. Tacitus wrote that Mannus was the son of Tuisto and the progenitor of the three Germanic tribes Ingaevones, Herminones and Istvaeones  A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus'sGermaniafrom the Roman Empire to ...more

  • 792: 2/4 A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich, by Christopher B. Krebs

    Dec 01 2020

    Image:  "Residences of Germans in the country described by Tacitus in his Germania, from the original sources of Julius Caesar, Strabo, Vellejus, Tacitus, etc."  A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus'sGermaniafrom the Roman Empire to the Third Reich, by Christopher B. Krebs When the Roman historian Tacitus wrote the Germania, a none-too-flattering little book about the ancient Germans, he could not have foreseen that centuries later the Nazis would extol it as "a bible" and vow to resurrect Germany on ...more

  • 792: 1/4 A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich, by Christopher B. Krebs

    Dec 01 2020

    Image: Tacitus  A Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus'sGermaniafrom the Roman Empire to the Third Reich, by Christopher B. Krebs When the Roman historian Tacitus wrote the Germania, a none-too-flattering little book about the ancient Germans, he could not have foreseen that centuries later the Nazis would extol it as "a bible" and vow to resurrect Germany on its grounds. But the Germaniainspired—and polarized—readers long before the rise of the Third Reich. In this elegant and captivating history, Chri...more

  • 788: From 2017: The American lessons of the Vietnam War. Karl Marlantes.

    Nov 30 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1972. Bombs lined up as preparations are made for LINEBACKER Operations over North Vietnam  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowFrom 2017: The American lessons of the Vietnam War.  Karl Marlantes.https://www.military.com/undertheradar/2018/05/23/vietnam-vet-karl-marlantes-going-war-and-how-he-wrote-matterhorn.html

  • 788: Remembering Professor Edward Lazear (1948-2020) from a conversation July 7, 2015, with co-host @Larry_Kudlow, then CNBC, now Director of the National Economic Council..@HooverInst

    Nov 30 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Stanford University Quadrangle, Stanford University Campus, Stanford, Santa Clara County, CA http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Remembering Professor Edward Lazear (1948-2020) from a conversation July 7, 2015, with co-host @Larry_Kudlow, then CNBC, now Director of the National Economic Council. @HooverInsthttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/25/business/economy/edward-lazear-dead.ht...more

  • 791: 4/4 Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, by David Quammen

    Nov 30 2020

    Image:  Essential features of a biosafety level 4 (BSL-4) laboratory, of the sort operating in Wuhan.  See:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biosafety_level#/media/File:Structure_of_NIAID_Integrated_Research_Facility.jpg   Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic,by David Quammen The next big human pandemic—the next disease cataclysm, perhaps on the scale of AIDS or the 1918 influenza—is likely to be caused by a new virus coming to humans from wildlife. Experts call such an event “...more

  • 791: 3/4 Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, by David Quammen

    Nov 30 2020

    Image: Simplified 2014 ebola virus epidemic situation map. The person who associated a work with this deed has dedicated the work to the public domain by waiving all of their rights to the work worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law.  Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic,by David Quammen The next big human pandemic—the next disease cataclysm, perhaps on the scale of AIDS or the 1918 influenza—is likely to be c...more

  • 791: 2/4 Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, by David Quammen

    Nov 30 2020

    Image:  Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that have a halo, or crown-like (corona) appearance when viewed under an electron microscope.  The coronavirus is now recognized as the etiologic agent of the 2003 SARS outbreak. Additional specimens are being tested to learn more about this coronavirus, and its etiologic link with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. It is stated on the CDC website for a coloured version of the image that this depicts the (Avian) Infectious bronchitis virus  Spillover:...more

  • 791: 1/4 Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, by David Quammen

    Nov 30 2020

    Image:  Demonstration at the Red Cross Emergency Ambulance Station in Washington, D.C., during the influenza pandemic of 1918  Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic,by David Quammen The next big human pandemic—the next disease cataclysm, perhaps on the scale of AIDS or the 1918 influenza—is likely to be caused by a new virus coming to humans from wildlife. Experts call such an event “spillover” and they warn us to brace ourselves. David Quammen has tracked this subject from th...more

  • 788: Knocking on Heaven's Door: 2of2: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern WorldReprint Edition, Kindle Edition by Lisa Randall (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 30 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Johannes Regiomontanus,   http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Knocking on Heaven's Door: 2of2: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern WorldReprint Edition, Kindle Edition by Lisa Randall  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Knocking-Heavens-Door-Scientific-Illuminate-ebook/dp/B004XVN8EC/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&a...more

  • 788: Knocking on Heaven's Door: 1of2: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern WorldReprint Edition, Kindle Edition by Lisa Randall (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 30 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Stadius, Johannes  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Knocking on Heaven's Door: 1of2: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern WorldReprint Edition, Kindle Edition by Lisa Randall  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Knocking-Heavens-Door-Scientific-Illuminate-ebook/dp/B004XVN8EC/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=...more

  • 790: 4/4 The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel James Brown

    Nov 30 2020

    Image:  And don’t forget: Jesse Owens when he won four Olympic gold medals in 1936  The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics,by Daniel James Brown  For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin wha...more

  • 790: 3/4 The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel James Brown

    Nov 30 2020

    Image:  The University of Washington crew team practicing. (screen grab)  The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics,by Daniel James Brown  For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true gri...more

  • 790: 2/4 The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel James Brown

    Nov 30 2020

    Image:  The University of Washington crew team (screen grab)  The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics,by Daniel James Brown  For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really mea...more

  • 790: 1/4 The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel James Brown

    Nov 30 2020

    Image:  Rowing at the 1936 Summer Olympics on a German stamp  The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics,by Daniel James Brown  For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really mea...more

  • 788: #ClassicIndiana: "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Shiloah Pool and central drainage channel. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Nov 30 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1898 Jerusalem  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicIndiana:  "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Shiloah Pool and central drainage channel. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.jpost.com/magazine/ascending-a-2000-year-old-pilgrimage-road-593766

  • 789: 4/4 Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History, by John Fabian Witt

    Nov 30 2020

    Image:  Splitting of a great rock by the growth of a fig tree. Photo taken in Transjordan       The law of war is the component of international law that regulates the conditions for war (jus ad bellum) and the conduct of warring parties (jus in bello).  The Book of Deuteronomy 20:19–20 limits the amount of environmental damage, allowing only the cutting down of non-fruitful trees for use in the siege operation, while fruitful trees should be preserved for use as a food source:       When you be...more

  • 789: 3/4 Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History, by John Fabian Witt

    Nov 30 2020

    Image:  1904 article outlining the basic principles of the law of war, as published in the Tacoma Times.  Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History, by John Fabian Witt In the closing days of 1862, just three weeks before Emancipation, the administration of Abraham Lincoln commissioned a code setting forth the laws of war for US armies. It announced standards of conduct in wartime—concerning torture, prisoners of war, civilians, spies, and slaves—that shaped the course of the Civil War...more

  • 789: 2/4 Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History, by John Fabian Witt

    Nov 30 2020

    Image: Abraham Lincoln.  Lincoln commissioned Francis Lieber to draft a legal code of warfare that he could display to the world. Lincoln also understood that such a code was necessary to protect captured black Union soldiers. Lieber’s General Order No. 100—“Old Hundred”—became the model for all subsequent codifications of the laws of war, even those with very different content. See: https://avalon.law.yale.edu/19th_century/lieber.asp   Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History, by Joh...more

  • 789: 1 /4 Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History, by John Fabian Witt

    Nov 30 2020

    Image:  Civil War–era Federal court martial after the Battle of Gettysburg   Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History, by John Fabian Witt In the closing days of 1862, just three weeks before Emancipation, the administration of Abraham Lincoln commissioned a code setting forth the laws of war for US armies. It announced standards of conduct in wartime—concerning torture, prisoners of war, civilians, spies, and slaves—that shaped the course of the Civil War. By the twentieth century, L...more

  • 788: Clinton Cash: A Graphic Novel Hardcover – August 8, 2016 by Chuck Dixon (Adapter), Brett R. Smith (Adapter)

    Nov 30 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1914. Cash Room, Ofc. U.S. Treasurer, [Washington, D.C., 1914]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Clinton Cash: A Graphic Novel Hardcover – August 8, 2016 by Chuck Dixon  (Adapter), Brett R. Smith  (Adapter) The #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novel inspired by Peter Schweizer's bestselling exposé, which the New York Times called "the most anticipated and feared book of ...more

  • 784: #ClassicCroswell: The Last 8 million years of M82. Ken Croswell, author, "The Lives of Stars."

    Nov 29 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.2014 Ultraluminous X-ray Sources in M82 GalaxyNuSTAR has added a new twist to the mystery of ultraluminous X-ray sources ULXs by showing that one of the ULXs in M82, called M82 X-2, is not a black hole but a pulsar.NASA/JPL-Caltech/SAO  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicCroswell: The Last 8 million years of M82. Ken Croswell, author, "The Lives of Stars."https://www.new...more

  • 784: Last Universal Common Ancestor. Nicholas Wade @NYTimes

    Nov 29 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1902 [Large number of iguanas on Galapagos Islands, 1902]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowLast Universal Common Ancestor.  Nicholas Wade  @NYTimeshttps://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/26/science/last-universal-ancestor.html “… the bacteria and archaea were the two earliest domains, with the eukaryotes emerging later. That opened the way for a group of evolutionary biologists, led ...more

  • 786: 4/4 Black Ops, Vietnam: An Operational History of MACVSOG, by Robert M. Gillespie

    Nov 29 2020

    Image: A Montagnard tribesman during training in 1962. Black Ops, Vietnam: An Operational History of MACVSOG,  by Robert M. Gillespie During the Vietnam War, the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MACVSOG) was a highly-classified, U.S. joint-service organization that consisted of personnel from Army Special Forces, the Air Force, Navy SEALs, Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance units, and the CIA. This secret organization was committed to action in Southeast Asia ...more

  • 786: 3/4 Black Ops, Vietnam: An Operational History of MACVSOG, by Robert M. Gillespie

    Nov 29 2020

    Image:  2 August 1964: A North Vietnamese P-4 under fire from Maddox.   Black Ops, Vietnam: An Operational History of MACVSOG,  by Robert M. Gillespie During the Vietnam War, the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MACVSOG) was a highly-classified, U.S. joint-service organization that consisted of personnel from Army Special Forces, the Air Force, Navy SEALs, Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance units, and the CIA. This secret organization was committed to action in...more

  • 786: 2/4 Black Ops, Vietnam: An Operational History of MACVSOG, by Robert M. Gillespie

    Nov 29 2020

    Image: North Vietnamese troops on the Ho Chi Minh trail in Laos, photographed by a hidden SOG recon team. Black Ops, Vietnam: An Operational History of MACVSOG,  by Robert M. Gillespie During the Vietnam War, the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MACVSOG) was a highly-classified, U.S. joint-service organization that consisted of personnel from Army Special Forces, the Air Force, Navy SEALs, Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance units, and the CIA. This secret orga...more

  • 786: 1/4 Black Ops, Vietnam: An Operational History of MACVSOG, by Robert M. Gillespie

    Nov 29 2020

    Image:  Never assigned an official crest or patch, SOG personnel accepted this unofficial, self-designed insignia  Black Ops, Vietnam: An Operational History of MACVSOG,  by Robert M. Gillespie During the Vietnam War, the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Studies and Observations Group (MACVSOG) was a highly-classified, U.S. joint-service organization that consisted of personnel from Army Special Forces, the Air Force, Navy SEALs, Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance units, and the CIA. This sec...more

  • 785: 4/4 A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War, by

    Nov 29 2020

    Image:  Britain's shortage of cotton was partially made up by imports from India and Egypt; Punch cartoon 16 November 1861.  A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War, by Amanda Foreman The acclaimed historian Amanda Foreman follows the phenomenal success of her New York Times bestseller Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire with her long-awaited second work of nonfiction: the fascinating story of the American Civil War and the major role played by Britain and its citizens in...more

  • 785: 3/4 A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War, by Amanda Foreman

    Nov 29 2020

    Image:  HMS Agincourt was a Minotaur-class armoured frigate built for the Royal Navy during the 1860s. Photographed after the completion of her 1875-1877 refit, when alternate gunports were enlarged to accommodate larger muzzle-loading rifles.  A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War, by Amanda Foreman The acclaimed historian Amanda Foreman follows the phenomenal success of her New York Times bestseller Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire with her long-awaited second work ...more

  • 785: 2/4 A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War, by Amanda Foreman

    Nov 29 2020

    Image: Cotton field, American South.  A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War, by Amanda Foreman The acclaimed historian Amanda Foreman follows the phenomenal success of her New York Times bestseller Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire with her long-awaited second work of nonfiction: the fascinating story of the American Civil War and the major role played by Britain and its citizens in that epic struggle.       Even before the first rumblings of secession shook the halls ...more

  • 785: 1/4 A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War, by Amanda Foreman

    Nov 29 2020

    Image: Mrs. Washington A. Roebling, residence at 64 S. Battery, Charleston, South Carolina. White azaleas and tree.  A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War, by Amanda Foreman The acclaimed historian Amanda Foreman follows the phenomenal success of her New York Times bestseller Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire with her long-awaited second work of nonfiction: the fascinating story of the American Civil War and the major role played by Britain and its citizens in that epi...more

  • 784: Appetite for America: 2of2: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West--One Meal at a Time Kindle Edition. by Stephen Fried (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 29 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1940.Railroad station, Jefferson City, Missouri  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Appetite for America: 2of2:  Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West--One Meal at a Time Kindle Edition. by Stephen Fried  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Appetite-America-Business-Civilizing-West-One-ebook/dp/B0036S4A7M/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keyword...more

  • 784: Appetite for America: 1of2: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West--One Meal at a Time Kindle Edition. by Stephen Fried (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 29 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1940 Railroad station. Carson City, Nevada  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Appetite for America: 1of2:  Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West--One Meal at a Time Kindle Edition. by Stephen Fried  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Appetite-America-Business-Civilizing-West-One-ebook/dp/B0036S4A7M/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Harv...more

  • 783: 4/4 Crusade Years, 1933–1955: Herbert Hoover's Lost Memoir of the New Deal Era and Its Aftermath (Hoover Institution Press Publication), by George Nash (Editor)

    Nov 29 2020

    4/4  Crusade Years, 1933–1955: Herbert Hoover's Lost Memoir of the New Deal Era and Its Aftermath(Hoover Institution Press Publication), by George Nash (Editor)  Image:  Hoover with his son Allan (left) and his grandson Andrew (above), 1950  Crusade Years, 1933–1955: Herbert Hoover's Lost Memoir of the New Deal Era and Its Aftermath(Hoover Institution Press Publication), by George Nash (Editor)  Covering an eventful period in Herbert Hoover's career—and, more specifically, his life as a politica...more

  • 783: 3/4 Crusade Years, 1933–1955: Herbert Hoover's Lost Memoir of the New Deal Era and Its Aftermath (Hoover Institution Press Publication), by George Nash (Editor)

    Nov 29 2020

    Image: President and Mrs Herbert Hoover Crusade Years, 1933–1955: Herbert Hoover's Lost Memoir of the New Deal Era and Its Aftermath(Hoover Institution Press Publication), by George Nash (Editor)  Covering an eventful period in Herbert Hoover's career—and, more specifically, his life as a political pugilist from 1933 to 1955—this previously unknown memoir was composed and revised by the 31st president during the 1940s and 1950s—and then, surprisingly, set aside. This work recounts Hoover's fami...more

  • 783: 2/4 Crusade Years, 1933–1955: Herbert Hoover's Lost Memoir of the New Deal Era and Its Aftermath (Hoover Institution Press Publication), by George Nash (Editor)

    Nov 29 2020

    Image: Herbert Hoover and his car Crusade Years, 1933–1955: Herbert Hoover's Lost Memoir of the New Deal Era and Its Aftermath(Hoover Institution Press Publication), by George Nash (Editor)  Covering an eventful period in Herbert Hoover's career—and, more specifically, his life as a political pugilist from 1933 to 1955—this previously unknown memoir was composed and revised by the 31st president during the 1940s and 1950s—and then, surprisingly, set aside. This work recounts Hoover's family lif...more

  • 783: 1/4 Crusade Years, 1933–1955: Herbert Hoover's Lost Memoir of the New Deal Era and Its Aftermath (Hoover Institution Press Publication), by George Nash (Editor)

    Nov 29 2020

    Image:  Herbert Hoover fishing Crusade Years, 1933–1955: Herbert Hoover's Lost Memoir of the New Deal Era and Its Aftermath(Hoover Institution Press Publication), by George Nash (Editor)  Covering an eventful period in Herbert Hoover's career—and, more specifically, his life as a political pugilist from 1933 to 1955—this previously unknown memoir was composed and revised by the 31st president during the 1940s and 1950s—and then, surprisingly, set aside. This work recounts Hoover's family life a...more

  • 778: Grab Their Belts to Fight Them: 2of2: The Viet Cong's Big Unit-War Against the U.S., 1965-1966 May 15, 2011 by Warren Wilkins

    Nov 28 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1968. Members of the 3rd Marine Division complete construction of M101 105 mm howitzer positions at a mountain-top fire support base  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowGrab Their Belts to Fight Them: 2of2: The Viet Cong's Big Unit-War Against the U.S., 1965-1966 May 15, 2011 by Warren Wilkins https://www.amazon.com/Grab-Their-Belts-Fight-Them/dp/1591149614/ref=sr11?s=books&...more

  • 778: Grab Their Belts to Fight Them: 1of2: The Viet Cong's Big Unit-War Against the U.S., 1965-1966 May 15, 2011 by Warren Wilkins

    Nov 28 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1967. The hospital at Dong Ha  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowGrab Their Belts to Fight Them: 1of2: The Viet Cong's Big Unit-War Against the U.S., 1965-1966 May 15, 2011 by Warren Wilkins https://www.amazon.com/Grab-Their-Belts-Fight-Them/dp/1591149614/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1483926960&sr=1-1&keywords=belts+wilkins“During 1965 and 1966,” wrote Dale Andr...more

  • 782: 4/4 America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East, by Hugh Wilford

    Nov 28 2020

    Image:  Identification card of Allen W. Dulles  America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East,by Hugh Wilford        From the 9/11 attacks to waterboarding to drone strikes, relations between the United States and the Middle East seem caught in a downward spiral. And all too often, the Central Intelligence Agency has made the situation worse. But this crisis was not a historical inevitability—far from it. Indeed, the earliest generation of CIA operativ...more

  • 782: 3/4 America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East, by Hugh Wilford

    Nov 28 2020

    Image:  Illustration shows a woman representing China struggling with the Russian Bear, while the German emperor and a British diplomat implore Russia not to be so greedy and to share some of China with them. Uncle Sam sits on a fence in the background, whittling a stick.Title from item.      Caption: England and Germany (to Russia) Hold on there! Don't be so selfish! If she's going to be saved, we want to have a hand in it!Illus. in: Puck, v. 48, no. 1239 (1900 December 5), centerfold.Copyright...more

  • 782: 2/4 America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East, by Hugh Wilford

    Nov 28 2020

    Image:   Mosaddegh shaking hands with Mohammad-Reza Shah in their first meeting after Mossadegh's election as Prime Minister  America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East,by Hugh Wilford        From the 9/11 attacks to waterboarding to drone strikes, relations between the United States and the Middle East seem caught in a downward spiral. And all too often, the Central Intelligence Agency has made the situation worse. But this crisis was not a histori...more

  • 782: 1/4 America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East, by Hugh Wilford

    Nov 28 2020

    Image:  Theodore Roosevelt and Kermit photographed at Port Said by M. Etienne Jusserand  America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East,by Hugh Wilford        From the 9/11 attacks to waterboarding to drone strikes, relations between the United States and the Middle East seem caught in a downward spiral. And all too often, the Central Intelligence Agency has made the situation worse. But this crisis was not a historical inevitability—far from it. Indeed...more

  • 781: 4/4 The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics, by Paul Bracken

    Nov 28 2020

    Image:  FEMA-estimated primary counterforce targets for Soviet ICBMs in 1990. The resulting fall-out is indicated with the darkest considered as lethal to lesser fall-out yellow zones.  The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics,by Paul Bracken A leading international security strategist offers a compelling new way to "think about the unthinkable." The cold war ended more than two decades ago, and with its end came a reduction in the threat of nuclear weapons—a luxury ...more

  • 781: 3/4 The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics, by Paul Bracken

    Nov 28 2020

    Image:  Ethiopian tanks pass a Communist memorial in Addis Ababa during the Ethiopian Civil War, 1991  The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics,by Paul Bracken A leading international security strategist offers a compelling new way to "think about the unthinkable." The cold war ended more than two decades ago, and with its end came a reduction in the threat of nuclear weapons—a luxury that we can no longer indulge. It's not just the threat of Iran getting the bomb or...more

  • 781: 2/4 The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics, by Paul Bracken

    Nov 28 2020

    Image:  Russian slave-labor camp:   Propaganda posters distributed in Asia  The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics,by Paul Bracken A leading international security strategist offers a compelling new way to "think about the unthinkable." The cold war ended more than two decades ago, and with its end came a reduction in the threat of nuclear weapons—a luxury that we can no longer indulge. It's not just the threat of Iran getting the bomb or North Korea doing somethin...more

  • 781: 1/4 The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics, by Paul Bracken

    Nov 28 2020

    Image:  Part of the atomic bomb area in Nagasaki   The Second Nuclear Age: Strategy, Danger, and the New Power Politics,by Paul Bracken A leading international security strategist offers a compelling new way to "think about the unthinkable." The cold war ended more than two decades ago, and with its end came a reduction in the threat of nuclear weapons—a luxury that we can no longer indulge. It's not just the threat of Iran getting the bomb or North Korea doing something rash; the whole complex...more

  • 780: 4/4 Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life, by Stanley Weintraub

    Nov 28 2020

    Image:  Rare photograph of Roosevelt in a wheelchair, with Fala and Ruthie Bie, the daughter of caretakers at his Hyde Park estate. Photo taken by his cousin Margaret Suckley (February 1941).  Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life, by Stanley Weintraub In Young Mr. Roosevelt, Stanley Weintraub evokes Franklin Delano Roosevelt's political and wartime beginnings. An unpromising patrician playboy appointed assistant secretary of the Navy in 1913, Roosevelt learned quick...more

  • 780: 3/4 Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life, by Stanley Weintraub

    Nov 28 2020

    Image:  Roosevelt as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, 1913  Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life, by Stanley Weintraub In Young Mr. Roosevelt, Stanley Weintraub evokes Franklin Delano Roosevelt's political and wartime beginnings. An unpromising patrician playboy appointed assistant secretary of the Navy in 1913, Roosevelt learned quickly and rose to national visibility in World War I. Democratic vice-presidential nominee in 1920, he lost the election but not his amb...more

  • 780: 2/4 Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life, by Stanley Weintraub

    Nov 28 2020

    Image:  Roosevelt in 1900, at the age of eighteen.  Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life, by Stanley Weintraub In Young Mr. Roosevelt, Stanley Weintraub evokes Franklin Delano Roosevelt's political and wartime beginnings. An unpromising patrician playboy appointed assistant secretary of the Navy in 1913, Roosevelt learned quickly and rose to national visibility in World War I. Democratic vice-presidential nominee in 1920, he lost the election but not his ambitions. ...more

  • 779: 1/4 Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life, by Stanley Weintraub

    Nov 28 2020

    Image:  A young, unbreeched Franklin Roosevelt in 1884, two years old  Young Mr. Roosevelt: FDR's Introduction to War, Politics, and Life, by Stanley Weintraub In Young Mr. Roosevelt, Stanley Weintraub evokes Franklin Delano Roosevelt's political and wartime beginnings. An unpromising patrician playboy appointed assistant secretary of the Navy in 1913, Roosevelt learned quickly and rose to national visibility in World War I. Democratic vice-presidential nominee in 1920, he lost the election but ...more

  • 777: Saving Big Ben: 2of2: The USS Franklin and Father Joseph T. O'Callahan Kindle Edition. by John R. Satterfield (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 28 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1945. Homes in Okinawa  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Saving Big Ben: 2of2: The USS Franklin and Father Joseph T. O'Callahan Kindle Edition. by John R. Satterfield  (Author)  Format: Kindle Editionhttps://www.amazon.com/Saving-Big-Ben-Franklin-OCallahan-ebook/dp/B00DKMWNK0/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Saving+Big+Ben&qid=1606527919&s=digital-text&sr=1-1 Fath...more

  • 777: Saving Big Ben: 1of2: The USS Franklin and Father Joseph T. O'Callahan Kindle Edition. by John R. Satterfield (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 28 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1945.Natives returning from rice fields on Okinawa  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Saving Big Ben: 1of2: The USS Franklin and Father Joseph T. O'Callahan Kindle Edition. by John R. Satterfield  (Author)  Format: Kindle Editionhttps://www.amazon.com/Saving-Big-Ben-Franklin-OCallahan-ebook/dp/B00DKMWNK0/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Saving+Big+Ben&qid=1606527919&s=...more

  • 772: 2/2: Europeans have two Neandertal ancestors and East Asians have three. No Denisovans. Ann Gibbons @Evolutionscribe @ScienceMagazine

    Nov 27 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1963. Archaeological excavation, Lemnäset, Lesjön, Ångermanland, Sweden  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow2/2: Europeans have two Neandertal ancestors and East Asians have three. No Denisovans. Ann Gibbons @Evolutionscribe @ScienceMagazine https://science.sciencemag.org/content/351/6279/1250.full

  • 776: 1/2: Europeans have two Neandertal ancestors and East Asians have three. No Denisovans. Ann Gibbons @Evolutionscribe @ScienceMagazine

    Nov 27 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1958. Archaeological excavation of a prehistoric mound. An archaeologist from the Swedish National Heritage Board at work. ..Arkeologisk undersökning av en förhistorisk gravhög. En arkeolog från Riksantikvarieämbetet i arbete. ..Parish (socken): Häggum.Province (landskap): Västergötland.Municipality (kommun): Skövde.County (län): Västra Götaland..Photograph by: Björn Allard.Date: 1958.Format: Colour slide..Persistent URL: kmb.raa.se/cocoon/bild/show-im...more

  • 775: 2/2 Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse, by Jay Rubenstein

    Nov 27 2020

    Image:  Miniature of Peter the Hermit leading the People's Crusade (Egerton 1500, Avignon, 14th century)  Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse, by Jay Rubenstein At Moson, the river Danube ran red with blood. At Antioch, the Crusaders—their saddles freshly decorated with sawed-off heads—indiscriminately clogged the streets with the bodies of eastern Christians and Turks. At Ma'arra, they cooked children on spits and ate them. By the time the Crusaders reached Jerusale...more

  • 775: 1/2 Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse, by Jay Rubenstein

    Nov 27 2020

    Image: View of Jerusalem from the Grotto of Jeremiah  Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse, by Jay Rubenstein At Moson, the river Danube ran red with blood. At Antioch, the Crusaders—their saddles freshly decorated with sawed-off heads—indiscriminately clogged the streets with the bodies of eastern Christians and Turks. At Ma'arra, they cooked children on spits and ate them. By the time the Crusaders reached Jerusalem, their quest—and their violence—had become distinc...more

  • 774: 4/4 American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, a Man Who Turned Disaster into Destiny, by Sarah S. Kilborne

    Nov 27 2020

    Image:  American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, A Man Who Turned Disaster Into Destiny,by Sarah S. Kilborne  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow        In 1845 a young, penniless William Skinner sailed in steerage class on a boat that took him from the slums of London to the United States. Endowed with rare knowledge in the art of dyeing and an uncanny business sense, he acquired work in a fledgling silk mill in Mas...more

  • 774: 3/4 American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, a Man Who Turned Disaster into Destiny, by Sarah S. Kilborne

    Nov 27 2020

    Image:  Silk manufacture  American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, A Man Who Turned Disaster Into Destiny,by Sarah S. Kilborne  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow        In 1845 a young, penniless William Skinner sailed in steerage class on a boat that took him from the slums of London to the United States. Endowed with rare knowledge in the art of dyeing and an uncanny business sense, he acquired work in a fledglin...more

  • 774: 2/4 American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, a Man Who Turned Disaster into Destiny, by Sarah S. Kilborne

    Nov 27 2020

    Image:  1790 House, Woburn.  American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, A Man Who Turned Disaster Into Destiny,by Sarah S. Kilborne  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow        In 1845 a young, penniless William Skinner sailed in steerage class on a boat that took him from the slums of London to the United States. Endowed with rare knowledge in the art of dyeing and an uncanny business sense, he acquired work in a fledg...more

  • 774: 1/4 American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, a Man Who Turned Disaster into Destiny, by Sarah S. Kilborne

    Nov 27 2020

    Image:  William Skinner's Silk Mill, Holyoke, Mass., U.S.A.  American Phoenix: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, A Man Who Turned Disaster Into Destiny,by Sarah S. Kilborne  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesTwitter: @BatchelorShow        In 1845 a young, penniless William Skinner sailed in steerage class on a boat that took him from the slums of London to the United States. Endowed with rare knowledge in the art of dyeing and an uncanny business se...more

  • 773: 4/4 The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures, by Edward Ball

    Nov 27 2020

    Image:   Leland Stanford.  Public domain.  The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures,by Edward Ball   One hundred thirty years ago, Eadweard Muybridge invented stop-motion photography, anticipating and making possible motion pictures. He was the first to capture time and play it back for an audience, giving birth to visual media and screen entertainments of all kinds. Yet the artist and inventor Muybridge was also a murderer who killed coolly and meticulou...more

  • 773: 3/4 The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures, by Edward Ball

    Nov 27 2020

    Image:   The Horse in Motion by Eadweard Muybridge: The horse Sallie Gardner, owned by Leland Stanford, running at a 1:40 pace over the Palo Alto track, 19 June 1878. Frames 1–11 used for animation; frame 12 not used. Public domain. [Eadweard Muybridge, Animation: Nevit Dilmen — Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division; http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a45870 ]  The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures,by Edward Ball   One hundred thirty years a...more

  • 773: 2/4 The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures, by Edward Ball

    Nov 27 2020

    Image: Albumen silver print photograph of Muybridge in 1867 at base of the Ulysses S. Grant tree "71 Feet in Circumference" in the Mariposa Grove, Yosemite, by Carleton Watkins   The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures,by Edward Ball   One hundred thirty years ago, Eadweard Muybridge invented stop-motion photography, anticipating and making possible motion pictures. He was the first to capture time and play it back for an audience, giving birth to visual...more

  • 773: 1/4 The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures, by Edward Ball

    Nov 27 2020

    Image: Eadweard Muybridge  The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures,by Edward Ball   One hundred thirty years ago, Eadweard Muybridge invented stop-motion photography, anticipating and making possible motion pictures. He was the first to capture time and play it back for an audience, giving birth to visual media and screen entertainments of all kinds. Yet the artist and inventor Muybridge was also a murderer who killed coolly and meticulously, and his tri...more

  • 771: The Indo-Pacific comes in to play, for trade and security. @CleoPaskal, @GordonGChang

    Nov 27 2020

    Image:  Subi Reef being built by China and transformed into an artificial island, 2015 Cleo Paskal, @CleoPaskal, non-resident senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang,Daily Beast, in re: https://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/india-pacific-relations-quad-exercise-6982086/ https://thediplomat.com/2020/11/following-france-and-germany-the-netherlands-pivots-to-the-indo-pacific/

  • 771: A President Biden would likely tread lightly among the Koreas. @BruceKlingner, @Heritage, @GordonGChang

    Nov 27 2020

    Image:   Yojido: Chonha-do (World). [176-]. Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress. Bruce Klingner, @BruceKlingner,@Heritage, senior research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation, and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re: https://www.newsweek.com/joe-biden-team-unlikely-take-hard-line-north-korea-south-korea-media-says-1549802

  • 771: 2/2 "150 million years of sustained increase pterosaur flight efficiency." Stuart Humphries, @lifeaquatic

    Nov 27 2020

    Image:Group of Small Flying Dragons, or Pterodactyls  Stuart Humphries, @lifeaquatic, director, Lincoln Institute for Advanced Studies; Professor of Evolutionary Biophysics, School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln, in re: Nature Magazine, "150 million years of sustained increase pterosaur flight efficiency." https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2858-8 

  • 771: 1/2 "150 million years of sustained increase pterosaur flight efficiency." Stuart Humphries, @lifeaquatic

    Nov 27 2020

    Image:  Engraving of the original Pterodactylus antiquus specimen by Egid Verhelst II, 17841/2   "150 million years of sustained increase pterosaur flight efficiency."  Stuart Humphries, @lifeaquatic Stuart Humphries, @lifeaquatic, director, Lincoln Institute for Advanced Studies; Professor of Evolutionary Biophysics, School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln, in re: Nature Magazine, "150 million years of sustained increase pterosaur flight efficiency." https://www.nature.com/articles/s4158...more

  • 769: The one-year-old US Space Force prepares to defend Earth orbit. @PappalardoJoe Air&Space Magazine.

    Nov 26 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. In 1650, a Polish artillery expert, Kazimierz Siemienowicz, published a series of drawings for a staged rocket. These drawings were recreated by the artist Larry Toschikhttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe one-year-old US Space Force prepares to defend Earth orbit. @PappalardoJoe Air&Space Magazine.https://www.airspacemag.com/military-aviation/space-force-turns-one-180976...more

  • 769: Will the Biden Administration embrace Taiwan as did the Trump Administration? @ChristianWhiton Center for National Interest.

    Nov 26 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1632. Gezicht op Fort Zeelandia op Taiwan, 1632  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWill the Biden Administration embrace Taiwan as did the Trump Administration?  @ChristianWhiton Center for National Interest.https://nypost.com/2020/11/24/china-says-it-will-respond-to-us-admiral-visit-to-taiwan/

  • 770: 2/2 Chang'e 5 proceeds carefully. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Nov 26 2020

    2/2       Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com    Image:  Firework nova. Using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have studied one particular explosion that may provide clues to the dynamics of other, much larger stellar eruptions.  2/2   Chang'e 5 proceeds carefully.    Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com; in re: China launches a lunar sampler.  Long March 5 (Chang I5) is critical to Chinese space aspirations. Unmanned, with an orbiter, and a lan...more

  • 770: 1/2 Regulators converge on tiny Boca Chica. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Nov 26 2020

    Image:  Hands across the land / Keppler.    Illustration shows two arms emerging from the clouds and reaching across the landscape in opposite directions, on the right is the hand of the arm that extends from the left, it is labeled "Politics" and is about to grab hold of a building labeled "The Banks", and on the left, is the hand of the arm that extends from the right, it is labeled "The Banks" and is using its thumb to squash the U.S. Capitol labeled "Politics". Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBla...more

  • 769: State of the City, the State, the Union: Thanksgiving NYC prepares supplies for the second wave and Governor Cuomo defends POTUS from the ill-toned media. John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCats

    Nov 26 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1884. Castle Garden--their first Thanksgiving dinner / Harper. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowState of the City, the State, the Union:  Thanksgiving NYC prepares supplies for the second wave and Governor Cuomo defends POTUS from the ill-toned media. John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCatshttps://nypost.com/2020/11/25/nyc-builds-900m-ppe-stockpile-to-prep-for-s...more

  • 769: #TheScalaReport: Walmart cautions in the face of vaccine roll-outs and at the same time as China's aggressive promotion. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS

    Nov 26 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.The Arkansas traveller  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#TheScalaReport: Walmart cautions in the face of vaccine roll-outs and at the same time as China's aggressive promotion.  Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPShttps://www.nwahomepage.com/northwest-arkansas-news/walmart-corporate-employees-to-continue-working-remotely-until-july-5-2021/https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/23/asia/...more

  • 768: 2/2 Vaccinate in order to fly, work, go to school? @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch

    Nov 26 2020

    Image:  American Airlines flight attendants, 1933 Henry Miller, @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch HenryMillerMD.org, Pacific Research Institute [HenryMillerMD.org], in re:   2/2 Many Americans are dubious about accepting the vaccine.  Only France is equally doubtful. Expect private-sector mandates: schools, meat-packing plants, maybe even white-collar offices or airlines.  Need governmental educational campaign, along with the Ad Council.  The allocation will be first to states, according to popula...more

  • 768: 1/2 Vaccines emerge: for whom? @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch

    Nov 26 2020

    Image:  Inoculating eggs with yellow fever vaccine. USPHS (United States Public Health Service) Rocky Mountain Laboratory, Hamilton, Montana Henry Miller, @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch HenryMillerMD.org, Pacific Research Institute [HenryMillerMD.org], in re: Three firms have vaccines said to be very efficacious. Who’s buying them and how will they be distributed?   https://humanevents.com/2020/11/24/resistance-to-vaccination-could-prolong-the-u-s-covid-19-pandemic/

  • 767: Xi Jinping wants you to share your personal health as a QR code. @XiaoxuSeanLin

    Nov 26 2020

    Image:   The QR Code for http://about.me/usnavy.Xi Jinping wants you to share your personal health as a QR code.    @XiaoxuSeanLin Sean Lin, Ph.D. @XiaoxuSeanLin, former lab director of the viral disease branch of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, and Executive director, Global Alliance Against Communist Propaganda and Disinformation,  and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re: Xi Jinping proposed using a digital QR health system for travel between countries.  Is this benign ...more

  • 767: China in Latin America sees cash profits along with influence. And military advantage.@REvanEllis

    Nov 26 2020

    Image:   Chile Exploration Co., Chuquicamata, Chile, S.A. Dr R. Evan Ellis, @REvanEllis, professor of Latin American Studies at the U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute; and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re: The newly-elected president of Bolivia, Mr Arce, is a protégé of the disgraced Evo Morales, who’s said to be a narcoterrorist. What’s in it for China?  Many of Morales’s projects, all disastrous, were with China.  China may currently be constrained in its resource...more

  • 767: Vaccines and vaccinations in the view of the Supreme Court @HooverInst @RichardAEpstein

    Nov 26 2020

    Image:NATIONAL VACCINE & ANTITOXIN INSTVaccines and vaccinations  in the view of the Supreme Court @HooverInst  @RichardAEpstein  Richard Epstein, @RichardAEpstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover Defining Ideas, in re: In 1905, Jakobsen vs Massachusetts, where Jakobsen refused a vaccine. Supreme Court ruled against him; question of liberty.  Jakobsen had a bad history, was afraid of dying; Court ruled that the general welfare of the public is strong enough to merit requirement, The remedy was ...more

  • 767: Trillions in student debt: the debate within the Democratic party. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Nov 26 2020

    Image:  The Yard, Harvard CollegeTrillions in student debt: the debate within the Democratic party.  @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst1/2  Richard Epstein, @RichardAEpstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover Defining Ideas, in re:   It's a threat to the culture to have this debt hanging over us and to have politicians move to decide what to do.  Democrats are having a battle within the their party. Biden: a limited amount of release, up to $10,000, to be approved by Congress. That’s $1.7 trillion  On the ...more

  • 766: Anatomy of a Genocide:4of4: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz Kindle Edition by Omer Bartov (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 26 2020

    Image: 1897. Market scene, Warsaw, Poland, Russia / photographed and published by B.W. Kilburn, Littleton, N.H. Anatomy of a Genocide:4of4: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz Kindle Edition by Omer Bartov  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B074ZPBGFN/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i2

  • 766: Anatomy of a Genocide:3of4: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz Kindle Edition by Omer Bartov (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 26 2020

    Image: 1897.  Stay of Emperor Nicholas II, Empress Alexandra Feodorovna in Warsaw. August 1897 In memory of the highest visit to the fortresses of the Warsaw Military District. - Пребывание императора Николая II, императрицы Александры Федоровны в Варшаве. Август 1897 г. В воспоминание высочайшего посещения крепостей Варшавского военного округа. Anatomy of a Genocide:3of4: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz Kindle Edition by Omer Bartov  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.ama...more

  • 766: Anatomy of a Genocide:2of4: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz Kindle Edition by Omer Bartov (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 26 2020

    Image:  1897 Nicholas II, Empress Alexandra Feodorovna in Warsaw. Anatomy of a Genocide:2of4: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz Kindle Edition by Omer Bartov  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition.https://www.amazon.com/Omer-Bartov/e/B001HMN7R8%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share  ..

  • 766: Anatomy of a Genocide:1of4: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz Kindle Edition by Omer Bartov (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 26 2020

    Image: Russia, Warsaw. Krasinski Palace, the liveliest center of Warsaw Anatomy of a Genocide:1of4: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz Kindle Edition by Omer Bartov  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B074ZPBGFN/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i2  

  • 765: Memories of Nagorno-Karabakh before the troubles. @ProfBShaffer @FDD @ElinSuleymanov.

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1982. Artwork: "Anti-Aircraft Position in the Caucasus" Artist: Karl Sommer  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowMemories of Nagorno-Karabakh before the troubles. @ProfBShaffer @FDD @ElinSuleymanov.https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/3/recognizing-azerbaijans-strong-attachment-to-karab/

  • 765: Confronting the PRC militarization of aerospace and technology trade. @edelabruyere @FDD

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1895.Family living in an arch under the Great Wall  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowConfronting the PRC militarization of aerospace and technology trade. @edelabruyere @FDD http://horizonadvisory.orghttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-china-military-companies/exclusive-in-latest-china-jab-us-drafts-list-of-89-firms-with-military-ties-idUSKBN28307Z

  • 765: The unacceptable falsehoods of the NYT Editorial "Anonymous." @LizPeek

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1942. New York, New York. New York Times newspapers being loaded on trucks from mailroom  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe unacceptable falsehoods of the NYT Editorial "Anonymous." @LizPeekhttps://www.foxnews.com/opinion/liberal-lies-fuel-distrust-elections-trump-liz-peek

  • 765: Dow 30,000 points to a prosperous 2021 @LizPeek @GoxNews @TheHill

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1920. [Littered floor of Stock Exchange after market session, New York City]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowDow 30,000 points to a prosperous 2021 @LizPeek @GoxNews @TheHill

  • 764: Dangers of an unself-aware leadership from CA to NY. @WJMcGurn @WSJOpinion

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1944. Health in a U.S. city - a serum and vaccine farm. Children await inoculation  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowDangers of an unself-aware leadership from CA to NY. @WJMcGurn @WSJOpinionhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/a-heap-of-thanksgiving-hypocrisy-11606173248

  • 764: Can the State mandate vaccinations? Joel M. Zinberg @WSJOpinion

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1905. NATIONAL VACCINE & ANTITOXIN INST.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowCan the State mandate vaccinations?  Joel M. Zinberg @WSJOpinionhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/we-dont-need-government-mandates-for-covid-vaccination-11605222059?mod=searchresults_pos1&page=1

  • 764: The UK lockdown dismantled to a Tier 2 mess with a threatened Tory revolt. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1890.  [Royal Exchange, London, England]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe UK lockdown dismantled to a Tier 2 mess with a threatened Tory revolt. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinionhttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2020/11/24/mps-threaten-rebel-constituencies-put-tier-3/

  • 764: Polling fails US and UK & What is to be done? @JosephSternberg

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1908. Taft at polls voting  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPolling fails US and UK & What is to be done? @JosephSternberghttps://www.wsj.com/articles/the-polls-are-dead-long-live-politics-11605809242

  • 764: #NewWorld: Mexico looks to legalize marijuana & What is to be done? @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1911. MEXICO. BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF MEXICO CITY  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow #NewWorld: Mexico looks to legalize marijuana & What is to be done?  @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.https://mexiconewsdaily.com/news/bill-would-make-mexico-worlds-biggest-marijuana-market/

  • 764: #NewWorld: Arson and disorder in protest of the Guatemala elite. @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. GUATEMALA. STREET SCENE, GUATEMALA CITY  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow #NewWorld:  Arson and disorder in protest of the Guatemala elite.  @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/nov/22/guatemala-protesters-set-congress-on-fire-during-budget-protests

  • 764: Expectations of the Biden Administration's anti-London and pro EU prejudices. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1934. De Notre-Dame in Parijs, gezien vanaf de Quai de Montebello. Links de Seine die onder de Pont au Double stroomt. Rechts wandelende figuren op de Quai de Montebello.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowExpectations of the Biden Administration's anti-London and pro EU prejudices.  Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

  • 764: The present Ethiopian civil war compromised by links to the Obama Administration's interventions. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1940. American military delegation calling on Haile Selassie. His Majesty, Haile Selassie, emperor of Ethiopia, photographed during a radio broadcast. These pictures are the first to be taken for publication since His Majesty's return to become a fighting member of the United Nations  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe present Ethiopian civil war compromised by links to the ...more

  • 763: Troubled Refuge: 4of4: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil WarKindle Edition. by Chandra Manning (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1865. Richmond, Virginia. Burnt district. [Pratt's Castle on Gambles Hill in background]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Troubled Refuge: 4of4: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil WarKindle Edition.  by Chandra Manning  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Troubled-Refuge-Struggling-Freedom-Civil-ebook/dp/B018CHH2I0/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=chandr...more

  • 763: Troubled Refuge: 3of4: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil WarKindle Edition. by Chandra Manning (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1865. Views of ruins of the Arsenal, Richmond, Virginia, April, 1865  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Troubled Refuge: 3of4: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil WarKindle Edition.  by Chandra Manning  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Troubled-Refuge-Struggling-Freedom-Civil-ebook/dp/B018CHH2I0/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=chandra+manning&qid=16...more

  • 763: Troubled Refuge: 2of4: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil WarKindle Edition. by Chandra Manning (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1872.Wood-sellers, Richmond, Virginia  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Troubled Refuge: 2of4: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil WarKindle Edition.  by Chandra Manning  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Troubled-Refuge-Struggling-Freedom-Civil-ebook/dp/B018CHH2I0/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=chandra+manning&qid=1606270967&s=digital-text&...more

  • 763: Troubled Refuge: 1of4: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil WarKindle Edition. by Chandra Manning (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 25 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1872. Wood-sellers, Richmond, Virginia  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Troubled Refuge: 1of4: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil WarKindle Edition.  by Chandra Manning  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Troubled-Refuge-Struggling-Freedom-Civil-ebook/dp/B018CHH2I0/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=chandra+manning&qid=1606270967&s=digital-text&am...more

  • 761: Freedom of conscience and the overreach of the governors. @AndrewCMcCarthy, @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 24 2020

    Image:  Mr. Kean as Sir Giles Overreach, in A New Way to Pay Old Debts  Andrew C McCarthy, @AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion; and Thaddeus McCotter, @ThadMcCotter, American Greatness, in re: Thaddeus’s essay in American Greatness on governors’s mandate. Compare: Boris Johnson.  Govt [abrogates] rights without taking account the fact that its trammeling Constitutional rights.  Read First Amendment: it guarantees freedom of conscience; governors are dictating over that. The prohibition against a...more

  • 761: After Michigan is certified, The Trump campaign begins the transition. @AndrewCMcCarthy, @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 24 2020

    Image:  Secretary of State Cordell HulAfter Michigan is certified, The Trump campaign begins the transition.  @AndrewCMcCarthy, @ThadMcCotter  Andrew C McCarthy, @AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion; and Thaddeus McCotter, @ThadMcCotter, American Greatness, in re:  Trump campaign making little advance in courts; applied to Third Circuit Federal Court of Appeals which did take up Judge [Brand’s] decision.  President’s tweet.  Amended complaint: third one used the word “fraud.”   First one filed on...more

  • 760: Seventy-five years since the lessons of the Nuremburg trials. Indiana Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, @ThadMcCotter.

    Nov 24 2020

    Image:  ARC Identifier 23843 / Local Identifier 111-ADC-10081 - Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (09/18/1947 - 02/28/1964) - 1947 - Summary: Courtroom personnel stand as the tribunal files in and take their places.  An American officer calls out the names of the chief defendants.  Pan, defendants in dock including Siegfried Handloser, Herta Oberheuser, Rudolf Brandt.  Brig Gen Telford Taylor addressing court.  HS, tribunal.  All plead not guilty ...more

  • 760: Welcome Tony Blinken at State, and Alejandro Mayorkas at Homeland. Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres,

    Nov 24 2020

    Image:  Coolidge Cabinet, White House, Washington, D.C. Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: Has PM Netanyahu visited Saudi and spoken with MBS?  They met in a coastal city; accompanied by Yossi ___ , head of Mossad; arranged by Eliot Abrams, Bahrain also [involved in near future?]. King Salman is more hesitant. This visit could be a watershed. Secretary, who’d just been to the Golan, was visiting and may have joined the meeting. Historically, Secretary Christopher, ...more

  • 759: The feud between Cuomo and DeBlasio closes the schools again. @HarrySiegel

    Nov 24 2020

    Photo: Hope This Won't Develop into a Neighborhood Feud http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe feud between Cuomo and DeBlasio closes the schools again. @HarrySiegelhttps://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-bill-andy-you-me-20201121-ak3sesxk7vdqzlvx7mxkl4apsa-story.html

  • 759: Italy aims to save Christmas from the second wave. Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundation.

    Nov 24 2020

    Photo:  Christmas at Bari, Italy, 1943  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowItaly aims to save Christmas from the second wave. Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundation.https://www.cbsnews.com/news/coronavirus-italy-death-toll-tops-50000/

  • 759: The 2020 Republican success. @JohnFund

    Nov 24 2020

    Photo: Congressmen snapped on the golf links at Chevy Chase Club today. Left to right: Rep. Herbert W. Taylor of N.J., Rep. Albert H. Vestal of Indiana, the Republican Whip of the House, and Rep. Wm. R. Coyle of Pa.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe 2020 Republican success. @JohnFund https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/republicans-2020-gains-in-the-house-set-them-up-well-for-2022/

  • 759: Republicans look to 2022 and 2024. @DavidMDrucker

    Nov 24 2020

    Photo: "Hurrah! for Hays and Honest Ways!" Campaign Song & Chorus  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowRepublicans look to 2022 and 2024. @DavidMDruckerhttps://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/campaigns/republicans-irate-after-trump-lawyers-claim-they-are-in-on-election-conspiracy

  • 759: The New Cold War of Technology between the PRC and the democracies. Charles Burton. @GordonGChang

    Nov 24 2020

    Photo: As the heathen see us—a meeting of the Chinese foreign missions society / J.S. Pughe.Illustration shows a meeting in a Chinese mission where a collection is being taken up, "Contributions received here to save the foreign devils", with five vignettes showing how the United States is viewed by the Chinese: "Kentucky feuds," "Burning Negros at the stake," "Labor riots," "Anti-Chinese riots," and "New York City government" where the Tammany Tiger is shaking down a citizen. A sign on a wall i...more

  • 759: Thailand protesters learn from Hong Kong protesters that #everybodyisaleader. @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang

    Nov 24 2020

    Photo: Rama IV. Mongkut, king of Siam (Thailand)  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThailand protesters learn from Hong Kong protesters that #everybodyisaleader. @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang

  • 759: The Biden Administration maintains that Al Qaeda is in decline. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

    Nov 24 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Biden Administration maintains that Al Qaeda is in decline. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

  • 759: The new Emir of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Magrheb awaits the Biden Administration. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

    Nov 24 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1910. Mecca, ca. 1910. Camel caravan of pilgrims to Mecca  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe new Emir of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Magrheb awaits the Biden Administration. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

  • 762: Why We Make Things and Why It Matters: 1of2: The Education of a Craftsman Kindle Edition. by Peter Korn (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 24 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1890. Tobey Furniture Company (1875–1954)Made in Chicago, Illinois, United States http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why We Make Things and Why It Matters: 1of2:  The Education of a Craftsman Kindle Edition. by Peter Korn  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B085H6PMPC/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i1

  • 762: Why We Make Things and Why It Matters: 2of2: The Education of a Craftsman Kindle Edition. by Peter Korn (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 24 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1751. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Why We Make Things and Why It Matters: 2of2:  The Education of a Craftsman Kindle Edition. by Peter Korn  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B085H6PMPC/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i1

  • 758: Float Planes and Flying Boats: 2of2: The U.S. Coast Guard and Early Naval Aviation by USCG (Ret.) Capt. Robert B. Workman Jr. (2012-07-15) Hardcover – January 1, 1775

    Nov 24 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Navy's new 'mystery' plane. Washington, D.C., Dec. 18. The U.S. Navy's giant amphibian patrol ship which has arrived in the Capital from Florida. The huge plane was built secretly by the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation at San Diego, Calif. Of the high-wing type, the amphibian has a spread of 104 feet and is 65 feet long. Its amphibian floats fold into the wings. Twin wasp engines, built into the wing, provide the power  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/c...more

  • 758: Float Planes and Flying Boats: 1of2: The U.S. Coast Guard and Early Naval Aviation by USCG (Ret.) Capt. Robert B. Workman Jr. (2012-07-15) Hardcover – January 1, 1775

    Nov 24 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1917. NATIONAL AERO COAST PATROL COMMN. CURTISS BIPLANE 2 ENGINES, WITH FLOATS, EXHIBITED AT S.O.B. SEN. BEN TILLMAN CLIMBING INTO PLANE; AUGUSTUS POST AT RIGHT  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Float Planes and Flying Boats: 1of2: The U.S. Coast Guard and Early Naval Aviation by USCG (Ret.) Capt. Robert B. Workman Jr. (2012-07-15) Hardcover – January 1, 1775 https://www.amaz...more

  • 757: #ClassicSFCohen: 4/4: Professor Stephen F. Cohen's annual Soviet Studies lecture at Princeton University's McCosh 10 Lecture Hall, December 6, 1983: Brezhnev telephones the Devi.

    Nov 23 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Steve Cohen at home in New York City, 2015. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicSFCohen: 4/4: Professor Stephen F. Cohen's annual Soviet Studies lecture at Princeton University's McCosh 10 Lecture Hall, December 6, 1983: Brezhnev telephones the Devi.

  • 757: #ClassicSFCohen: 3/4: Professor Stephen F. Cohen's annual Soviet Studies lecture at Princeton University's McCohh 10 Lecture Hall, December 6, 1983: "Russians love their leaders."

    Nov 23 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Steve Cohen on Long Island, 2010. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicSFCohen: 3/4: Professor Stephen F. Cohen's annual Soviet Studies lecture at Princeton University's McCohh 10 Lecture Hall, December 6, 1983: "Russians love their leaders."

  • 757: #ClassicSFCohen: 2/4: Professor Stephen F. Cohen's annual Soviet Studies lecture at Princeton University's McCosh 10 Lecture Hall, December 6, 1983: "Anecdotes are an expression of ethos."

    Nov 23 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Steve Cohen in Moscow, 2017. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicSFCohen: 2/4: Professor Stephen F. Cohen's annual Soviet Studies lecture at Princeton University's McCosh 10 Lecture Hall, December 6, 1983: "Anecdotes are an expression of ethos."

  • 757: #ClassicSFCohen: 1/4: Professor Stephen F. Cohen's annual Soviet Studies lecture at Princeton University's McCosh 10 Lecture Hall, December 6, 1983: "The development of dissident opinion."

    Nov 23 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Professor Stephen F. Cohen, NYU, Princeton University. (November 25, 1938 - September 18, 2020) in Moscow, 2017. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicSFCohen: 1/4: Professor Stephen F. Cohen's annual Soviet Studies lecture at Princeton University's McCosh 10 Lecture Hall, December 6, 1983: "The development of dissident opinion."

  • 757: 2/2: #ClassicPaleontology: What explains the Big Brain of Homo Sapiens? Michael Balter @Mbalter @Slate

    Nov 23 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1924. Neanderthal Man. Prehistoric man. 3.--The Neanderthal man, member of the hunting race inhabiting central France in Mousterian times  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow2/2: #ClassicPaleontology: What explains the Big Brain of Homo Sapiens? Michael Balter @Mbalter @Slate "...If having a large brain were all that advantageous, it seems that every animal would have one. And...more

  • 757: 1/2: #ClassicPaleontology: What explains the Big Brain of Homo Sapiens? Michael Balter @Mbalter @Slate

    Nov 23 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1871. Neanderthal Man  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow1/2: #ClassicPaleontology: What explains the Big Brain of Homo Sapiens? Michael Balter @Mbalter @Slate "...If having a large brain were all that advantageous, it seems that every animal would have one. And yet most species have been content, evolutionarily speaking, with relatively small ones. The brain of our closest l...more

  • 757: 2/2: #ClassicAstronomy: Still Searching for Planet 9. Konstantin Batygin @caltech @Kbatygin

    Nov 23 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1778. Allegorie van de astronomie. Twee putti met telescopen en een globe. Uitgeversnummer 190. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow2/2: #ClassicAstronomy: Still Searching for Planet 9. Konstantin Batygin @caltech @Kbatygin http://www.nature.com/news/evidence-grows-for-giant-planet-on-fringes-of-solar-system-1.19182https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2020/11/16/yale-astronomers-ventu...more

  • 757: 1/2: #ClassicAstronomy: Still Searching for Planet 9. Konstantin Batygin @caltech @KBatygin

    Nov 23 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1957 Astonomie. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow1/2: #ClassicAstronomy: Still Searching for Planet 9. Konstantin Batygin @caltech @KBatygin http://www.nature.com/news/evidence-grows-for-giant-planet-on-fringes-of-solar-system-1.19182https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2020/11/16/yale-astronomers-venture-on-quest-for-planet-nine/

  • 756: 2/2 God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution, by Thomas S Kidd

    Nov 23 2020

    2/2   God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution, by Thomas S Kidd   Image:  Johann Calvin God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution, by Thomas S Kidd A "thought-provoking, meticulously researched" testament to evangelical Christians' crucial contribution to American independence and a timely appeal for the same spiritual vitality today (Washington Times).       At the dawn of the Revolutionary War, America was already a nation of diverse faith—the First...more

  • 756: 1/2 God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution, by Thomas S Kidd

    Nov 23 2020

    Image:   The Rev. Jonathan Edwards (July 8, 1741), Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God, A Sermon Preached at Enfield   God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution, by Thomas S Kidd A "thought-provoking, meticulously researched" testament to evangelical Christians' crucial contribution to American independence and a timely appeal for the same spiritual vitality today (Washington Times).       At the dawn of the Revolutionary War, America was already a nation of diverse faith—t...more

  • 755: 2/2 A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke, by James Horn

    Nov 23 2020

    Image:  Scene from the "Lost Colony," an outdoor historical drama that marked 80 years in operation in 2017 in Manteo, North Carolina  A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke, by James Horn In 1587, John White and 117 men, women, and children landed off the coast of North Carolina on Roanoke Island, hoping to carve a colony from fearsome wilderness. A mere month later, facing quickly diminishing supplies and a fierce native population, White sailed back to E...more

  • 754: 1/2 A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke, by James Horn

    Nov 23 2020

    Image:  Watercolour by John White of Roanoke Indians  A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke, by James Horn In 1587, John White and 117 men, women, and children landed off the coast of North Carolina on Roanoke Island, hoping to carve a colony from fearsome wilderness. A mere month later, facing quickly diminishing supplies and a fierce native population, White sailed back to England in desperation. He persuaded the wealthy Sir Walter Raleigh, the expeditio...more

  • 753: 4/4 JFK, Conservative, by Ira Stoll

    Nov 23 2020

     Image:  President Kennedy Visits with his Children, John F. Kennedy Jr. and Caroline Kennedy, and Pony Macaroni, White House, West Wing Colonnade  JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules @BatchelorShow   JFK, Conservative,by Ira Stoll       In an era of partisanship and shifting political labels, a fascinating look at just how “liberal” President John F. Kennedy actually was—or wasn’t.       “America, meet the real John F. Kennedy.” —Washington TimesJohn F. Kennedy is lionized by liberals. He inspired ...more

  • 753: 3/4 JFK, Conservative, by Ira Stoll

    Nov 23 2020

    Image:  President Kennedy's summer home, Hyannis Port, Mass.  JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules @BatchelorShow   JFK, Conservative,by Ira Stoll       In an era of partisanship and shifting political labels, a fascinating look at just how “liberal” President John F. Kennedy actually was—or wasn’t.       “America, meet the real John F. Kennedy.” —Washington TimesJohn F. Kennedy is lionized by liberals. He inspired Lyndon Johnson to push Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act. His New Frontier promise...more

  • 753: 2/4 JFK, Conservative, by Ira Stoll

    Nov 23 2020

     Image:  Birthday Salute to President Kennedy  JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules @BatchelorShow   JFK, Conservative,by Ira Stoll       In an era of partisanship and shifting political labels, a fascinating look at just how “liberal” President John F. Kennedy actually was—or wasn’t.       “America, meet the real John F. Kennedy.” —Washington TimesJohn F. Kennedy is lionized by liberals. He inspired Lyndon Johnson to push Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act. His New Frontier promised increased spe...more

  • 753: 1/4 JFK, Conservative, by Ira Stoll

    Nov 23 2020

    Image:  Book cover JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules @BatchelorShow  JFK, Conservative,by Ira Stoll       In an era of partisanship and shifting political labels, a fascinating look at just how “liberal” President John F. Kennedy actually was—or wasn’t.       “America, meet the real John F. Kennedy.” —Washington TimesJohn F. Kennedy is lionized by liberals. He inspired Lyndon Johnson to push Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act. His New Frontier promised increased spending on education and medic...more

  • 752: 4/4 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman

    Nov 23 2020

    Image:  Paintings, Declaration of Independence by H. C. Christy II Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman The Continental Congress first met in September of 1774 in what John Adams described as "a gathering of strangers." It would be almost two years before Thomas Jefferson wrote the last sentence of the Declaration of Independence. "And for the support of this declaration," it reads, "we mutually pledge to each other o...more

  • 752: 3/4 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman

    Nov 23 2020

     Image:  John Dickinson of Pennsylvania, author of Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, challenged the right of Parliament to tax the colonies and had a reputation as a bold defender of American liberties.  Etched by Albert Rosenthal, Phila. 1888,after a painting by C. W. Peale. Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman The Continental Congress first met in September of 1774 in what John Adams described as "a gathering o...more

  • 752: 2/4 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman

    Nov 23 2020

    Image:  Hancock and Adams room, John Hancock House, Lexington Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman The Continental Congress first met in September of 1774 in what John Adams described as "a gathering of strangers." It would be almost two years before Thomas Jefferson wrote the last sentence of the Declaration of Independence. "And for the support of this declaration," it reads, "we mutually pledge to each other our li...more

  • 752: 1/4 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman

    Nov 23 2020

    Image:  No Taxation Without Representation Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776, by Richard R. Beeman The Continental Congress first met in September of 1774 in what John Adams described as "a gathering of strangers." It would be almost two years before Thomas Jefferson wrote the last sentence of the Declaration of Independence. "And for the support of this declaration," it reads, "we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, ...more

  • 747: Russian Peacekeepers in the tragedy of Nagorno-Karabakh. @RussellBermanSF @HooverInst

    Nov 22 2020

    Image:  Nagorno-Karabakh:  Gandzasar Monastery (13th century), northern side of the church; the ancient residence of the Catholicos of Albania.  Here: A 2014 Azerbaijani stamp depicting the monastery, presenting it as Caucasian Albanian. Russian Peacekeepers in the tragedy of Nagorno-Karabakh.  @RussellBermanSF @HooverInst  Russell Berman, @RussellBermanSF,director of Stanford's Thinking Matters program; Hoover; in re:  Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh.

  • 747: Classic "Indiana" Hoenlein & the Lost Cave of the Twins. Malcolm Hoenlein @Confofpres. @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 22 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1900. Southern Palestine. Mosaic of warrior [at Beit Jibrin].  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowClassic "Indiana" Hoenlein & the Lost Cave of the Twins. Malcolm Hoenlein @Confofpres. @ThadMcCotterhttps://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/biblical-sites-places/biblical-archaeology-sites/teomim-cave/ During the Bar-Kokhba Revolt (132–136 C.E.), Jewish rebels sought refuge fr...more

  • 751: 6/6 Gorbachev: His Life and Times, by William Taubman

    Nov 22 2020

    Image:  To me, nature is sacred. Trees are my temples and forests are my cathedrals.  —Mikhail Gorbachev  Gorbachev: His Life and Times, by William Taubman  The Economist This is the definitive biography on one of the most important and controversial figures of the 20th century. Drawing on interviews with Gorbachev himself, transcripts and documents from the Russian archives, and interviews with Kremlin aides and adversaries, as well as foreign leaders, Taubman's intensely personal portrait exte...more

  • 751: 5/6 Gorbachev: His Life and Times, by William Taubman

    Nov 22 2020

    Image:   Gorbachev and his Ukrainian maternal grandparents, late 1930s  Gorbachev: His Life and Times, by William Taubman  The Economist This is the definitive biography on one of the most important and controversial figures of the 20th century. Drawing on interviews with Gorbachev himself, transcripts and documents from the Russian archives, and interviews with Kremlin aides and adversaries, as well as foreign leaders, Taubman's intensely personal portrait extends to Gorbachev's remarkable marr...more

  • 750: 4/6 Gorbachev: His Life and Times, by William Taubman

    Nov 22 2020

    Image:  Cartoon shows Karl Marx, Vladimir Lenin, and Joseph Stalin, resting on a cloud labeled "Communist Paradise," looking down in dismay at Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev leading a funeral procession bearing a coffin labeled "Communism." Between 1985 and 1990, Gorbachev steered his country's foreign relations in a new conciliatory direction by working with Presidents Reagan and Bush to sign a series of arms control agreements, withdrawing Soviet troops from Afghanistan, and improving rela...more

  • 750: 3/6 Gorbachev: His Life and Times, by William Taubman

    Nov 22 2020

    Image:   Raisa Gorbacheva with George H. W. Bush and Nancy Reagan at the US-Soviet summit in Washington, D.C., December 1987  Gorbachev: His Life and Times, by William Taubman  The Economist This is the definitive biography on one of the most important and controversial figures of the 20th century. Drawing on interviews with Gorbachev himself, transcripts and documents from the Russian archives, and interviews with Kremlin aides and adversaries, as well as foreign leaders, Taubman's intensely pe...more

  • 750: 2/6 Gorbachev: His Life and Times, by William Taubman

    Nov 22 2020

    Image:  The Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev looking in dismay at a massive stone hammer and sickle, now shattered into many parts.   Gorbachev: His Life and Times, by William Taubman  The Economist This is the definitive biography on one of the most important and controversial figures of the 20th century. Drawing on interviews with Gorbachev himself, transcripts and documents from the Russian archives, and interviews with Kremlin aides and adversaries, as well as foreign leaders, Taubman's in...more

  • 749: 1/6 Gorbachev: His Life and Times, by William Taubman

    Nov 22 2020

    Image:  The former Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev (center), waving, as he walks with Librarian of Congress James H. Billington (right) on the U.S. Capitol grounds across the street from the Library of Congress. Gorbachev: His Life and Times, by William Taubman  The Economist This is the definitive biography on one of the most important and controversial figures of the 20th century. Drawing on interviews with Gorbachev himself, transcripts and documents from the Russian archives, and intervi...more

  • 747: The last four thousand years of homo sapiens all mixed up in the Eurasian-African World Island. Nicholas Wade, NYT.

    Nov 22 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1727. Gezicht op de ommuurde stad Babylon. Binnen de stadsmuren liggen woningen, de Hangende tuinen, paleizen en de Toren van Babel. Genummerd linksboven: XXIV, en rechtsboven: P. 296. C. De prent maakt deel uit van een album. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe last four thousand years of homo sapiens all mixed up in the Eurasian-African World Island.  Nicholas Wade, NYT.ht...more

  • 748: 4/4 Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet, by John Bradshaw

    Nov 22 2020

    Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet,by John BradshawThe Guardian: “Bradshaw's book mixes pellets of cat lore with accounts of feline evolution, anatomy, genetics and development from newborn kitten to adulthood, plus descriptions of cat-psychology experiments in the laboratory, many of which he has conducted himself. . . . Inveterate cat-haters, those defective humans, probably won't appreciate this book, but anyone else might. It is written in a frien...more

  • 748: 3/4 Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet, by John Bradshaw

    Nov 22 2020

    Image:  Domestic cat on a stool playing with three kittens Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet,by John Bradshaw The Guardian: “Bradshaw's book mixes pellets of cat lore with accounts of feline evolution, anatomy, genetics and development from newborn kitten to adulthood, plus descriptions of cat-psychology experiments in the laboratory, many of which he has conducted himself. . . . Inveterate cat-haters, those defective humans, probably won't appreciate...more

  • 748: 2/4 Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet, by John Bradshaw

    Nov 22 2020

    Image:  What George asked the cat. Published in: Harper's second reader. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1888.  Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet,by John BradshawThe Guardian: “Bradshaw's book mixes pellets of cat lore with accounts of feline evolution, anatomy, genetics and development from newborn kitten to adulthood, plus descriptions of cat-psychology experiments in the laboratory, many of which he has conducted himself. . . . Inveterate cat-hate...more

  • 748: 1/4 Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet, by John Bradshaw

    Nov 22 2020

    Image:  Cat amulet, Egypt.  Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet,by John BradshawThe Guardian: “Bradshaw's book mixes pellets of cat lore with accounts of feline evolution, anatomy, genetics and development from newborn kitten to adulthood, plus descriptions of cat-psychology experiments in the laboratory, many of which he has conducted himself. . . . Inveterate cat-haters, those defective humans, probably won't appreciate this book, but anyone else migh...more

  • 747: The glorious Arecibo telescope, needing two cables, is decommissioned. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Nov 22 2020

    Image:  This image shows a comparison between a Magellan image (right) and the highest resolution Earth-based radar image of Venus, obtained by the US National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center's Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. The small white bot in the Arecibo image on the left corresponds to the Magellan image. This portion of a Magellan radar image strip shows a small region on the east flank of a major volcanic upland called Beta Regio. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com; in re:  Arecib...more

  • 747: Elon Musk’s phenomenal success achieved in liberty; sadly unlike government programs. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Nov 22 2020

    Image:  In private spacecraft development— the SpaceX Dragon berthing with the ISS during its final demonstration mission, on 25 May 2012. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com; in re: Fleet of manned and unmanned spacecraft, all privately-owned and -built.  SpaceX soon: eight reusables.  Illustrates once again the power of freedom; exceeds anything any government has ever done.  Early on, govt contractors tried to hold him up, so Musk didn't use them as contractors. Congress tried to starve comm...more

  • 746: What you can do for Liberty with a Donor-Advised Fund. Lawson Bader, CEO, Donors Trust

    Nov 21 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1895. " 'Liberty Bell' on decorated float"  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhat you can do for Liberty with a Donor-Advised Fund. Lawson Bader, CEO, Donors Trusthttps://www.donorstrust.orgPrincipled Giving. DonorsTrust is a donor-advised fund. At first glance, we resemble the thousands of such funds that exist across the U.S.But we’re different.We share your commitment to ...more

  • 738: #NewAmericanCivilWar: What course for the Church of Woke with Joe Biden in the White House? Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

    Nov 21 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1920. Rome- St. Pieter en Vaticaanse paleizen  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewAmericanCivilWar: What course for the Church of Woke with Joe Biden in the White House? #Gaius&Germanicus. Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

  • 738: #NewAmericanCivilWar: Red and Blue Elite (Optimates) consolidate their authority in the transition between weakened princeps. #Gaius&Germanicus. Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

    Nov 21 2020

    No known restrictions on publication.Colosseum in Rome  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewAmericanCivilWar: Red and Blue Elite (Optimates) consolidate their authority in the transition between weakened princeps. #Gaius&Germanicus. Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

  • 745: 2/2 The vaccine is coming! The vaccine is coming! And what is to be done? @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch HenryMillerMD.org Image: Gare a la variole: watch out for smallpox (or syphilis). Henry Miller,@HenryIMiller @PacificResearch HenryMillerMD.org

    Nov 21 2020

    Image: Gare a la variole:  Watch out for smallpox (or syphilis).  Henry Miller, @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch HenryMillerMD.org; Pacific Research Institute, in re:  Social distancing: How detailed about the first tens of millions of does? Political agenda concerning tangential issues; Biden: Covid racial and ethnic disparities.  His plan reinvents a wheel by proposing a new public job corps to hire 100,000 employees to trace contractors.  Virtually impossible with the number extant; it's just a...more

  • 744: 1/2 The vaccine is coming! The vaccine is coming! And what is to be done? @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch HenryMillerMD.org

    Nov 21 2020

    Image: Placing crude typhus vaccine in centrifuging machines [long ago]. USPHS (United States Public Health Service) Rocky Mountain Laboratory. Hamilton, Montana Henry Miller, @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch HenryMillerMD.org; Pacific Research Institute, in re:  Emergency Use Authorization is unusual; the bar for such an approval is lower than the conventional, but justified here. Press coverage has been awfully rosy; data can be flawed, there can be outliers among the research institutions; mfg ...more

  • 738: Developing a therapeutic for the most vulnerable in the first 48 hours of testing positive for the coronavirus. Armand Balboni, MD, PhD CEO Appili Therapeutics. Canada TSX: APLI. US OTC: APLIF

    Nov 21 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1917. Canada, Nova Scotia, Halifax--View of waterfront http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowDeveloping a therapeutic for the most vulnerable in the first 48 hours of testing positive for the coronavirus. Armand Balboni, MD, PhD CEO Appili Therapeutics. Canada TSX: APLI.  US OTC: APLIFhttps://www.appilitherapeutics.com/business-environmentArmand Balboni, MD, PhD Chief Executive Off...more

  • 738: #TheScalaReport: What will become of American cities after the virus -- from New York and Chicago to Pittsburgh and Dayton? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com

    Nov 21 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1904. Algonquin Hotel, Dayton, O[hio]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#TheScalaReport: What will become of American cities after the virus -- from New York and Chicago to Pittsburgh and Dayton?  Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com https://nypost.com/2020/11/14/new-stats-reveal-massive-nyc-exodus-amid-coronavirus-crime/

  • 743: Cybersecurity, elections, NATO. @FRoseDC, @GovMattersTV, @ ABC7News

    Nov 21 2020

    Image:  Marine Guard, 10/11/1922 Francis Rose,@FRoseDC, host of @GovMattersTV @ ABC7News & WJLA 24/7 News. Washington D.C., in re:  NATO in its seventieth year: is its mission important? Should it continue to exit?  The threat of Russia in Europe has not diminished; need to integrate matters concerning the next generation. CISA —cyber security within DHS, liaison across the country in all matters of cybersecurity. Has been working on election security. Ron Marks, a contractor: Iran’s attempt...more

  • 742: Boris can easily charm anyone but his own party MPs. Andrew Roberts, @KingsCollegeLon; @HooverInst;

    Nov 21 2020

    Image:  War Crowd in Downing St., London. Photograph shows crowd of people in Whitehall Street, near the corner Downing Streets, London, England, during World War I Andrew Roberts, British historian and journalist; Department of War Studies, King's College London; Hoover; New York Historical Society; National Portrait Gallery, London; in re:  The historian’s measure of the PM in serial and simultaneous crisis managements; hospitals n the edge of being overwhelmed with flu patients.   https://www...more

  • 741: Nancy Pelosi lost the election. @VerodeRugy @Mercatus

    Nov 21 2020

    Image:  The Catilinarian conspirators before the Senate Veronique de Rugy, @veroderugy, Mercatus Center, in re:  Elizabeth Warren,  younger and female version of Bernie Sanders, says that forgiving student debt is essential. “A big handout to middle- and upper-income families.” —Brookings Institution. After the election, ___ is the blockage to another stimulus.  Senate wants $700 mil at max; Democrats want $2 trillion.https://www.mercatus.org/commentary/election-day-post-mortem-reveals-voters-es...more

  • 740: Mexico's AMLO changes the energy deal. @MaryAnastasiaOG @WSJOpinion

    Nov 21 2020

    Image:  Aztec sacrificial stone, City of Mexico Mary Anastasia O’Grady: @MaryAnastasiaOG; @WSJOpinion;  WSJ editorial board; The Americas column; in re:  Mexico's AMLO changes the energy deal.AMLO has USMCA second thoughts? Doesn’t know the details of the subsoil ownership agreement, which also allows investors access to infrastructure network.  AMLO is discriminating against them.  The updated face of socialism.  “Power should be very centralized.”Mexico's AMLO changes the energy deal. @MaryAna...more

  • 739: #PacificWatch:The French Laundry scandal grows @JCBliss

    Nov 21 2020

    Image:  Aurestaurant des frères provenceaux [at the Provencal brothers’s restaurant] Jeff Bliss: @JCBliss,#PacificWatch, in re:  Gavin Newsom at a major dinner birthday party in a party of a dozen (including heavy-duty lobbyists, one of whom was head of the Cali medical society) at The French Laundry, shoulder to shoulder, sans mask and laughing it up and so riotous that other diners complained.  Happily, someone took a photo. California now under a curfew from 10 PM to 5 AM.  The virus has time...more

  • 739: A whole lot of the good Republican news @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion

    Nov 21 2020

    Image:  Theodore Roosevelt leads party to landslide win in 1904  Dan Henninger: @DanHenninger, @WSJOpinion; editorial board and Wonder Land column; in re:   Mrs Pelosi may not retain her position. The word “socialism” is not going away.  https://www.wsj.com/articles/hey-trumpians-cheer-up-11605740673?page=1 . . . Some thought the Senate next year might have a Democratic majority of 54-46, a wipeout. You knew something was up election night when Maine’s “vulnerable” Susan Collins wasn’t swept int...more

  • 738: The last of the challenges in Arizona, Wisconsin, Michigan and Georgia. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Nov 21 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1926. Navy, Michigan game, 10/30/26  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe last of the challenges in Arizona, Wisconsin, Michigan and Georgia. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.nationalreview.com/2020/11/at-the-eleventh-hour-trump-campaign-reverses-legal-course-again/

  • 738: The final countdown to Pennsylvania's vote.. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Nov 21 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1909. Wrecked Pennsylvania R.R. car on tracks  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe final countdown to Pennsylvania's vote.. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.nationalreview.com/2020/11/at-the-eleventh-hour-trump-campaign-reverses-legal-course-again/

  • 737: 2/2 It may be possible to rehydrate Mars. Let’s get humans there to see about it. Shane Stone @newscientist

    Nov 21 2020

    Image:  Newly Detailed Map of Mars Crustal Thickness Shane Stone,  Lunar and Planetary Laboratory , University of Arizona Tucson; in re: It may be possible to rehydrate Mars. Let’s get humans there to see about it.https://www.newscientist.com/article/2259487-dust-storms-on-mars-are-tossing-water-from-its-atmosphere-into-space/#ixzz6eMivbTXm https://mars.nasa.gov/news/8797/heat-and-dust-help-launch-martian-water-into-space-scientists-find/

  • 737: 1/2 Dust storms on Mars are tossing water from its atmosphere into space. Shane Stone @newscientist

    Nov 21 2020

    Image:  How Water Is Lost on Mars (NASA illustration) Shane Stone,  Lunar and Planetary Laboratory , University of Arizona Tucson; in re: Dust storms on Mars are tossing water from its atmosphere into space.https://www.newscientist.com/article/2259487-dust-storms-on-mars-are-tossing-water-from-its-atmosphere-into-space/#ixzz6eMivbTXm https://mars.nasa.gov/news/8797/heat-and-dust-help-launch-martian-water-into-space-scientists-find/

  • 734: The Biden Administration without the Trump Administration to denounce. @ConradMBlack @TheAmGreatness

    Nov 20 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1945. DuPont Hotel and Nemours building, Wilmington, Delaware  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Biden Administration without the Trump Administration to denounce. @ConradMBlack @TheAmGreatness https://amgreatness.com/2020/11/16/the-battle-is-far-from-over/

  • 736: Pompeo declares BDS anti-Semitic. Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres

    Nov 20 2020

    Image: A Russian ukase in 1827 initiated forced conscription of Jewish male children into the army, where they had to serve for twenty-five years, removed from any family contacts. This was not seen as patriotic duty, but rather as a form of anti-Semitic abuse. Most immigrants knew cases of such hardship, and Yiddish theatricals often portrayed those tragedies Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of President, in re:  Pompeo declares BDS to be anti-Semitic.   

  • 736: Iran rejects the Iran deal. Norman Roule Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Nov 20 2020

    Image: Hormoz, IranIran rejects the Iran deal.  Norman Roule. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_presNorman Roule, @Norman_Roule, in re:  Al-Qaeda assassination. Iran-Israel encroachment. Impact of Abraham Accords. Iran File.Iran’s military is primitive except for missiles. A forever war for Israel heartening to Iran as the rest of the world ignores it. If the US returns to the Iran deal, it can activate snapback.  Norman Roule is a Senior Advisor to United Against Nuclear Iran and a 34-year veteran of t...more

  • 736: Erdogan recommends a two-state solution for Cyprus. @shendersongulf

    Nov 20 2020

    Image:  Cyprus. Nicosia. Entrance to St. Sophia MosqueSimon Henderson, @shendersongulf, Nuclear violations & IAEAreport. Gulf reaction to IAEA report. Eastern Med.Erdogan “making nice” – an interesting thought; his definition is not like ours.  Cyprus, 1974 a war so Turkish forces controlled the north and Cypriots had only the southern portion. Line foes trough Nicosia, the capital. EU calls it one island, one country; trouble is, Turkey declared that the northern part was the Turkish Republ...more

  • 736: Russia expands its reach into the Middle East and Africa. @annaborsh

    Nov 20 2020

    Image:  Engraving of Alexander II, emperor of Russia from 1855 to 1881, "Czar Liberator".Alexander II, the oldest son of Emperor Nicholas I (1796–1855), was born in Moscow, Russia, on April 17, 1818.  Alexander's most significant reform was the emancipation of Russia's serfs in 1861, for which he is known as Alexander the Liberator He also reorganized the judicial system, set up elected local judges, abolished corporal punishment, promoted local self-government, ended number of nobility privileg...more

  • 734: The Biden Administration meets the Trudeau Government. @ConradMBlack

    Nov 20 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1914. CANADA, DOMINION OF. OTTAWA LIBRARY, PART OF PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS GROUP  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Biden Administration meets the Trudeau Government.  @ConradMBlack 

  • 735: Forgiving student debt from the bottomless pit of tax monies. @RichardAEpstein

    Nov 20 2020

    Image:  Taxation   Richard Epstein: @RichardAEpstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover Defining Ideas, in re: In any red state, the bluest part is universities. Does Biden have the moxie to forgive student debt?  There are several routes; if yes, the families that paid back the debt would find themselves paying for those who didn't.  No use spending money to send someone to college who winds up unable to earn a living.  We don’t need to expand the college population since many are better off going t...more

  • 734: The Biden team prepares for climate change, the Green New Deal and low carborn footprint enforcement.

    Nov 20 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1941. Leominster Forest Fire from the Air  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Biden team prepares for climate change, the Green New Deal and low carborn footprint enforcement.https://www.hoover.org/research/overambitious-climate-plan-biden

  • 734: The presumptive Biden Administration in Iran and in China. @SebGorka @HooverInst

    Nov 20 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1917Nanking Road, Shanghai.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe presumptive Biden Administration in Iran and in China. @SebGorka @HooverInst

  • 734: In praise of the Trump Administration's vaccines and therapeutics. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Nov 20 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1905. NATIONAL VACCINE & ANTITOXIN INST.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIn praise of the Trump Administration's vaccines and therapeutics. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

  • 734: Valadao CA-21 and Garcia CA-25 of GOP California advance toward success. @VDHanson @HooverInst

    Nov 20 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1942  Kern County, California. Mountains  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowValadao CA-21 and Garcia CA-25 of GOP California advance toward success. @VDHanson @HooverInst https://electionresults.sos.ca.gov/returns/close-contests

  • 734: The anti-GOP hate speech from elite voices & What is to be done? @VDHanson @HooverInst

    Nov 20 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1890. [Doges' Palace and St. Mark's by moonlight, Venice, Italy]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe anti-GOP hate speech from elite voices & What is top be done?  @VDHanson @HooverInsthttps://amgreatness.com/2020/11/15/the-trump-ct-scanner/

  • 734: 4/4 Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne (American Warrior Series) Part of: American Warriors Series (29 Books). by Douglas V. Mastriano

    Nov 20 2020

    Image:  "All their Weary Marches Done, All their Battles Fought and Won" American dead in the Meuse-Argonne  Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne(American Warrior Series) Part of: American Warriors Series (29 Books). by Douglas V. Mastriano       Alvin C. York (1887–1964)—devout Christian, conscientious objector, and reluctant hero of World War I—is one of America's most famous and celebrated soldiers. Known to generations through Gary Cooper's Academy Award–winning portrayal i...more

  • 734: 3/4 Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne (American Warrior Series) Part of: American Warriors Series (29 Books). by Douglas V. Mastriano

    Nov 20 2020

     Image:  World War I transport  Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne(American Warrior Series) Part of: American Warriors Series (29 Books). by Douglas V. Mastriano       Alvin C. York (1887–1964)—devout Christian, conscientious objector, and reluctant hero of World War I—is one of America's most famous and celebrated soldiers. Known to generations through Gary Cooper's Academy Award–winning portrayal in the 1941 film Sergeant York,York is credited with the capture of 132 German...more

  • 734: 2/4 Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne (American Warrior Series) Part of: American Warriors Series (29 Books). by Douglas V. Mastriano

    Nov 20 2020

    Image:  Sulphur Springs Methodist Campground in Tennessee  Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne(American Warrior Series) Part of: American Warriors Series (29 Books). by Douglas V. Mastriano       Alvin C. York (1887–1964)—devout Christian, conscientious objector, and reluctant hero of World War I—is one of America's most famous and celebrated soldiers. Known to generations through Gary Cooper's Academy Award–winning portrayal in the 1941 film Sergeant York,York is credited wit...more

  • 734: 1/4 Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne (American Warrior Series) Part of: American Warriors Series (29 Books). by Douglas V. Mastriano

    Nov 20 2020

    Image:  Sgt. Alvin C. York  Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne(American Warrior Series) Part of: American Warriors Series (29 Books). by Douglas V. Mastriano       Alvin C. York (1887–1964)—devout Christian, conscientious objector, and reluctant hero of World War I—is one of America's most famous and celebrated soldiers. Known to generations through Gary Cooper's Academy Award–winning portrayal in the 1941 film Sergeant York,York is credited with the capture of 132 German sol...more

  • 733: PRC boasts of DF-26 and DF-21 "Carrier Killers" and "Guam Killers." Rick Fisher, International Assessment and Strategy Center @GordonGChang

    Nov 19 2020

    Image: Eleventh century long serpent fire arrow rocket launcher.  A depiction of the 13th Century "long serpent" rocket launcher. The holes in the frame are designed to keep the rockets separate, from the 1510 edition of Wujing Zongyao.PRC boasts of DF-26 and DF-21 "Carrier Killers" and "Guam Killers."  Rick Fisher, International Assessment and Strategy Center @GordonGChang Rick Fisher, senior Fellow, International Assessment & Strategy Center, and Gordon Chang: @GordonGChang, Daily Beast; i...more

  • 732: A lottery system by place and/or institution in order to distribute the first vaccines transparently. Alex Tabarok, @Mercatus

    Nov 19 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Election Day, 1910 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowA lottery system by place and/or institution in order to distribute the first vaccines transparently. Alex Tabarok, @Mercatus https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-11-09/covid-19-vaccine-lottery-is-a-winning-strategy?sref=5g4GmFHo

  • 733: State Dept releases a negotiated text on China, edges toward reality. @YatesDCIA, @dciadvisory @GordonGChang

    Nov 19 2020

    Image:  DINNER IN HONOR OF WU TING-FAN, HIS IMPERIAL CHINESE MAJESTY'S ENVOY EXTRAORDINARY AND MINISTER PLENIPOTENTIARY TO THE UNITED STATES, SPAIN AND PERU [held by] LOTOS CLUB [at] "LOTOS CLUB, NEW YORK” Steve Yates: 葉望輝, @YatesDCIA, @dciadvisory, former deputy national security advisor to Vice President Cheney and currently CEO of DC International Advisory;  and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast; in re: The Communist Party of the PRC: US State Dept, Nov 2020, “Elements of the China Cha...more

  • 732: The risk of Long March 5 for the PRC manned program. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Nov 19 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Creator: Sowerby, Arthur de Carle 1885-1954..Subject: Hartung's Photo Shop..Type: Black-and-white photographs..Topic: Carriages and carts..Local number: SIA RU007263 [SIA2008-2917]..Summary: Stamped on verso: "Hartung's Photo Shop. Peking Legation Street"..Cite as: RU 7263 - Arthur de Carle Sowerby Papers, 1904-1954 and undated, Smithsonian Institution Archives..Place: China..Persistent URL:Link to data base record ( http://siris-archives.si.edu/ipac20...more

  • 732: Waiting for Starship to hop, delayed. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Nov 19 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Brownsville, Texas (vicinity). Harvesters in bean field  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWaiting for Starship to hop, delayed. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/most-recent-engine-test-on-eighth-starship-prototype-had-issues/

  • 732: Politicial rhetoric and professional sports do not work well together. @SalenaZito @DCExaminer

    Nov 19 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1915. [Honus Wagner, Pittsburgh NL (baseball)]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPoliticial rhetoric and professional sports do not work well together. @SalenaZito @DCExaminerhttps://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/when-the-nfl-plays-politics-small-business-owners-get-tackled-too

  • 732: Pittsburgh is highly attractive to home buyers in the time of the pandemic. @SalenaZito @DCExaminer

    Nov 19 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1902. [Union Station, Pittsburgh, Pa.]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPittsburgh is highly attractive to home buyers in the time of the pandemic. @SalenaZito @DCExaminerhttps://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2020/11/12/COVID-19-Update-pittsburgh-pennsylvania-data-deaths-cases-pandemic/stories/202011120124 https://www.post-gazette.com/life/fashion/2020/11/16/Pittsburgh-h...more

  • 732: State of the City, the State, the Union: NYC moves cautiously in face of the second wave while the NY governor and the NYC mayor bicker. John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCats

    Nov 19 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1910. Walter Reed Hospital, D.C. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow State of the City, the State, the Union: NYC moves cautiously in face of the second wave while the NY  governor and the NYC mayor bicker.  John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCats

  • 733: Technical assessment: Beijing continues to conceal information on the Wuhan flu. Sean Lin, @wrair, @WalterReedArmy; @GordonGChang

    Nov 19 2020

    Image: Chemical Laboratory Extension, from Near Commandant's Office Sean Lin, former lab director of the viral disease branch of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, and executive director, Global Alliance Against Communist Propaganda and Disinformation, and Gordon Chang: @GordonGChang, Daily Beast; in re: Chinese govt continues to conceal information.   Warnings; animal samples; multiple likely sources within Wuhan?   Guangdong, Guangchou. China trying to claim that the origin was Europe...more

  • 733: Intermittent Thai protests, royal loyalists vs democrazies. @Michael_Yon, @GordonGChang,

    Nov 19 2020

    Image:  Thai royal palace at Bang Pa-In Michael Yon: @Michael_Yon , East Asia reporter; and Gordon Chang: @GordonGChang, Daily Beast; in re: Thailand protests, clashes cause chaos outside parliament.  Pro-democracy vs royalists (Thais call it “demo-crazy,” as they think that it risks mob rule and thereby invites communists.) Thais are like bamboo, will bend over backward not to have a fight.  However, in a pinch they fight really well. Instability of constitutional monarchy for 90 years.  There ...more

  • 733: Election Day all over the map. AndrewCMcCarthy

    Nov 19 2020

    Image:  Election day at state house Andrew C McCarthy, @AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion, in re: Election Day. Democrats have chosen wisely to see that Election Day is what theydescribe.  We’ve been building to this point for a decade or more.   Being a state AG is now a powerful post, including in policy.  Michigan AG intends to advance straight-ticket voting and universal absentee voting—start voting in September, continue through mid-November.  [Ergo, no more Election Day.] Democrats also a...more

  • 732: Electoral fraud needs to be proven with dispositive evidence @AndrewCMcCarthy

    Nov 19 2020

    Image:  Circumstantial evidence Andrew C McCarthy, @AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion, in re: Electoral fraud.  Third Circuit.  Trump campaign’s fraud claims could not have survived the court’s Friday ruling as individuals didn't have standing.  Only the state legislature of PA would have standing, having been [damaged]. PA Secretary of State disclosed how many votes (out of 7 million) were relevant after 3 Nov:  thousands.  GA consent decree on signature-matching.  Trump campaign will get reco...more

  • 729: Pleasure Bound: 2of2: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism Kindle Edition. by Deborah Lutz (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 19 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1890. In Kensington Gardens, London, England  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Pleasure Bound: 2of2:  Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism Kindle Edition. by Deborah Lutz  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Pleasure-Bound-Victorian-Rebels-Eroticism/dp/0393068323/ref=sr12?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1483319863&sr=1-2&keywords=victorians+lut...more

  • 729: Pleasure Bound: 1of2: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism Kindle Edition. by Deborah Lutz (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 19 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1901. In Kensington Gardens, London, England  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Pleasure Bound: 1of2:  Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism Kindle Edition. by Deborah Lutz  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Pleasure-Bound-Victorian-Rebels-Eroticism/dp/0393068323/ref=sr12?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1483319863&sr=1-2&keywords=victorians+lu...more

  • 729: The Ethiopia civil war looks to fragment the long-troubled state. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Nov 19 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1940. American military delegation calling on Haile Selassie. Poring over official papers. At the left of His Majesty, Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, is Colonel Bishop, while at the right, standing, is Colonel Clark. These pictures are the first to be taken for publication since His Majesty's return to become a fighting member of the United Nations  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: ...more

  • 729: Welcome to the Post-US, Post-PRC, Post EU worldview. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Nov 19 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1770 Europe  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWelcome to the Post-US, Post-PRC, Post EU worldview. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

  • 731: Mrs Pelosi beating away challenges while Biden is becalmed in a centrist mode. @LizPeek

    Nov 18 2020

    Image:  Vessels becalmed at sunset.Liz Peek, @LizPeek, Fox News and TheHill; in re: Mrs Pelosi was rebuked by her own party; now in doubt if she can continue effectively as leader of the Democrats. With 213 for the GOP, there’s not effective majority.   Bien’s multi-trillion-dollar bill probably won’t get through.   Biden is the best of all possible worlds, as nothing untoward can go forward.  Changing labor laws in a profound way would seriously hamper growth in parts of the country. A brake on...more

  • 731: Unemployment numbers still very good. Caveat new Biden regulations to slow growth. @LizPeek

    Nov 18 2020

    Image:  Bluecloud's New Home under Construction Liz Peek, @LizPeek, Fox News and TheHill; in re: The US economy after the election looks surprisingly like the US economy before:  was 6.9% unemployment, which is _.  Hiring will continue at a pretty good clip; NFIB small bz routinely surveys, has been and still is pretty optimistic. Good numbers for November, and expect a down number for unemployment.   A small downdraft in consumer sentiment.  Neither GOP nor Democrats have been optimistic.  Am w...more

  • 729: Surprising advances in blood testing to detect canine cancer in partnership with Texas A&M College of Veterinary Science. Additional success in trials for using a blood test to detect cancer in humans. Scott Powell, CFO, Volition America. VNRX on the New

    Nov 18 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1980. Statue of Lawrence Sullivan Ross, College Station, Texas  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowSurprising advances in blood testing to detect canine cancer in partnership with Texas A&M College of Veterinary Science. Additional success in trials for using a blood test to detect cancer in humans.  Scott Powell, CFO, Volition America. VNRX on the New York Stock Exchange.h...more

  • 730: Even in a ferocious second wave, Italian children are in school. Lorenzo Fiori

    Nov 18 2020

    Image: Tuscany:   Triumphal Float in a Garden with Pavilions, from an Album with Prints recording the Festivities and Decorations organized in Florence for the 1589 Wedding of Archduke Ferdinand de' Medici and Christine of Lorraine Lorenzo Fiori: Direttore Generale Ansaldo Fondazione, in re: Italy is facing the second wave. Lorenzo Speranza: The next ten days will be crucial; goal is to protect Christmas.  A week after the system began to operate, the number folding into high level of risk is in...more

  • 730: Teachers’s unions cozy with Democrats; long-term damage to children. @wjmcgurn, @WSJOpinion

    Nov 18 2020

    Image:  Two boys fighting and two boys pushing on door through which school teacher is trying to enter. Bill McGurn, @wjmcgurn, @WSJOpinion, WSJ editorial page & Main Street column, in re:   Children losing a year of school. Teachers’s unions all companionable with the Democratic party since Jimmy Carter. Have a lot of delegates at Democratic conventions, are well organized.  Both for big government.   All genuine education reform begins with reducing the [stranglehold] of the teachers’s uni...more

  • 729: GOP victories in deeply Blue California as well as rebukes of Sacramento. @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

    Nov 18 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1934. Sacramento River Bridge, Spanning Sacramento River at California State Highway 275, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowGOP victories in deeply Blue California as well as rebukes of Sacramento. @HooverWhalen @HooverInsthttps://www.hoover.org/research/we-declare-california-new-wyoming

  • 730: The Quad, bright light in East Asia, may endure under Biden. Sadanand Dhume @dhume, @AEI, @wsj

    Nov 18 2020

    Image:  Ladakh: Hemis Monastery in the 1870s. Sadanand Dhume, @dhume, @AEI, @wsj; AEI & WSJ; in re:  The Quad—Japan, Australia, India, US; the political will and diplomatic skill of Pres Biden will determine how this works out. Certainly credit to Pres Trump for strengthening it. Abi, Modhi and Trump have all taken a pro-active stand.  How will they approach China in future? Potential weak link may be Japan because Abe has moved on.   Ladakh.  We cannot trust China to become more democratic ...more

  • 730: India’s ties to the US are stable: Trump and Modhi got along, but politics will prevail. Sadanand Dhume @dhume, @AEI, @wsj

    Nov 18 2020

    Image:  City View, Benares, India Sadanand Dhume, @dhume, @AEI, @wsj; AEI & WSJ; in re: Modhi using his charisma to bld a relationship with Trump, but also common interests; Trump legacy: deepened defense ties, signed on to three foundational defense agreements, and what the Indians liked was that the Trump Adm had no questions about human rights. BJP has taken a harder turn in the last four years.Tamil Brahmin descent:  Kamala Harris’s mother was born in India, moved to California at 19; co...more

  • 729: #NewWorld: Report of a Hezbollah terror threat to the Jews of Argentina. @jmhumire & @MariaFdaCabal.

    Nov 18 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1950. Argentina  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorld: Report of a Hezbollah terror threat to the Jews of Argentina.  @jmhumire & @MariaFdaCabal.https://www.jpost.com/international/is-hezbollahs-ammonium-nitrate-linked-to-plot-against-jews-in-argentina-649268

  • 729: #NewWorld: Governing crisis in the virus-damaged Peru & What is to be done? @jmhumire & @MariaFdaCabal

    Nov 18 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1913. PERU. SCENES IN IQUITOS  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorld: Governing crisis in the virus-damaged Peru & What is to be done?  @jmhumire & @MariaFdaCabalhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/11/17/peru-francisco-sagasti-president-crisis-disconnect-between-politicians-people/

  • 729: The London lockdown is not as severe or obliged as last Spring's lockdown & What is to be done. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion19

    Nov 18 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Author(s):  .Gough, J., engraver. .Contributor(s):  .Shepherd, Thomas H., artist  Publication:  [London : s.n., 1850?]  ..Language(s):  .English. .Format:  .Still image  ..Genre(s):  .Pictorial Works. .Abstract:  .View of the façade of the building.  ..Extent:  .1 print : 15 x 20 cm.  ..Provenance:  .Gift; William H. Helfand; 2003; 03-20.  ..Technique:  .engraving, black and white  ..NLM Unique ID:  .101461777 ..NLM Image ID:  .C05665  ..Permanent Lin...more

  • 729: PM Boris Johnson accused of Covid "flip-flopping" by his own Tory Party. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Nov 18 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. London, England - London buses  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPM Boris Johnson accused of Covid "flip-flopping" by his own Tory Party. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinionhttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2020/11/17/boris-johnson-isolating-matt-hancock-brexit-negotiations-latest/

  • 728: 4/4 Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship, by Steven Ujifusa

    Nov 18 2020

    Image:  "Opium clipper" Water Witch, a British barque built in 1831“A fascinating, fast-paced history…full of remarkable characters and incredible stories” about the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades (Nathaniel Philbrick, National Book Award–winning author of In the Heart of the Sea).       There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to come into their own, when fortunes were made and l...more

  • 728: 3/4 Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship, by Steven Ujifusa

    Nov 18 2020

    Image:  Clipper ship Three Brothers, the largest sailing vessel in world in 1915“A fascinating, fast-paced history…full of remarkable characters and incredible stories” about the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades (Nathaniel Philbrick, National Book Award–winning author of In the Heart of the Sea).       There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to come into their own, when fortunes we...more

  • 728: 2/4 Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship, by Steven Ujifusa

    Nov 18 2020

    Image:   Captain Warren Delano, Sr. “A fascinating, fast-paced history…full of remarkable characters and incredible stories” about the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades (Nathaniel Philbrick, National Book Award–winning author of In the Heart of the Sea).       There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to come into their own, when fortunes were made and lost importing luxury goods fro...more

  • 728: 1/4 Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship, by Steven Ujifusa

    Nov 18 2020

    Image:  Book coverBarons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship, by Steven Ujifusa  “A fascinating, fast-paced history…full of remarkable characters and incredible stories” about the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades (Nathaniel Philbrick, National Book Award–winning author of In the Heart of the Sea).      There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to com...more

  • 727: Still waiting for Barr and Durham to report. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Nov 17 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1954. Courtroom view from the judge's box  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowStill waiting for Barr and Durham to report. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.ntd.com/report-from-john-durham-coming-real-soon-says-rep-jim-jordan_528994.html

  • 725: China is building a colonial empire & What is to be done? @AmbJohnBolton

    Nov 17 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1900. Peking Street  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowChina is building a colonial empire & What is to be done? @AmbJohnBoltonhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/the-china-nightmare-review-beijing-never-got-the-memo-11605476188

  • 725: DeBlasio chooses the United Federation of Teachers over and against the school children of New York City. @HarrySiegel @NYDailyNews

    Nov 17 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1900. Opening of public schools, N.Y.C. [New York City]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowDeBlasio chooses the United Federation of Teachers over and against the school children of New York City. @HarrySiegel @NYDailyNews https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-remedial-education-for-de-blasio-20201114-2wnj6lzzw5hhvauevzfrbbohu4-story.html

  • 725: The Russians are building a seaport in Sudan & What is to be done? Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Nov 17 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1999.Date Taken: 12/20/1999Categories: Earth ObservationsInterior_Exterior: ExteriorGround_Orbit: On-orbitOriginal: Film - 35MM CNPreservation File Format: TIFFgeon: RED SEAfeat: ARABIAN D., SINAI PEN http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Russians are building a seaport in Sudan & What is to be done? Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.mi...more

  • 725: "Indiana" Hoenlein and the lost sarcophagi of the Egyptian 26th Dynasty, 2500 years ago. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Nov 17 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1870. Sarcophagi.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow"Indiana" Hoenlein and the lost sarcophagi of the Egyptian 26th Dynasty, 2500 years ago. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

  • 726: China shames and intimidates; baffled neighbors snicker. @CleoPaskal @GordonGChang

    Nov 17 2020

    Image:    Trying to bully and browbeat / Thomas Nast.  James G. Blaine as rhinoceros to Perry Belmont as badger: "I hope you will treat me as a gentleman. I am not in a police court to be badgered".   Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v.26 (1882 May 13), Cleo Paskal, a nonresident senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and Gordon Chang: @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re: India not joining RCEP (The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership):  Decision foreshadowed by Chinese pre...more

  • 726: 15 Asian nations join RCEP, success for China but not much for the others. @AlanTonelson, @USBIC1, @GordonGChang

    Nov 17 2020

    Image: Coolies discharging goods at the harbor, Chefoo, north China, nearest trading port to Port Arthur  Alan Tonelson, independent economic policy analyst who blogs at RealityChek and tweets at @AlanTonelson, andGordon Chang: @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:  RCEP.  Pres Trump early on withdrew from TPP (it was front-loaded against the US). All the counties in the RCEP but Australia rely on exporting much more than they import to maintain growth.  So who’ll import? Nothing here for the US—no...more

  • 725: The Trump campaigns search for voting irregularities draws to a close. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Nov 17 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Naval Base Philadelphia-Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, League Island, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Trump campaigns search for voting irregularities draws to a close. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.nationalreview.com/2020/11/trumps-post-election-litigation-crusade/?utm_source=recirc-desktop&utm_m...more

  • 726: US election reverberates in war theatres. @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio

    Nov 17 2020

    Image:   An Iraqi Kurd elder sits outside in the courtyard outside of Erbil, located in Northern Iraq, photographed during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, @billroggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re:  The effect of the US elections on various war theatres.  Trump intending to take back 2,500 troops each in Iraq and Afghanistan to keep a defensive force posture in both countries.  Will Mr Biden make a significant change, and accep...more

  • 726: Al-Qaeda mass-murderer targeted KIA in Tehran: The long arm of the US and Israel. @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio @FDD

    Nov 17 2020

    Image: Iranian military in olden daysAl-Qaeda mass-murderer targeted KIA in Tehran: The long arm of the US and Israel.  @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio @FDD Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, @billroggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re: Al Masri targeted killing in Iran.  US used Israeli connections. /  Al Qaeda’s second-highest leader, accused of being one of the masterminds of the deadly 1998 attacks on American embassies in Africa, was killed in Iran three...more

  • 725: The strong likelihood that the GOP wins both Georgia run-offs. @JohnFund @NRO

    Nov 17 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1922. Navy - Georgia Tech game, 10/21/22  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe strong likelihood that the GOP wins both Georgia run-offs. @JohnFund @NROhttps://www.nationalreview.com/2020/11/dont-believe-the-hype-gop-favored-in-georgia-runoffs/

  • 725: The GOP presidential timber of Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland, cancer survivor and virus manager. @DavidMDerucker @DCExaminer

    Nov 17 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1980. Aerial view of Annapolis, Maryland  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe GOP presidential timber of Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland, cancer survivor and virus manager. @DavidMDerucker @DCExaminerhttps://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/campaigns/larry-hogan-urges-gop-to-move-on-from-trump-and-hints-at-2024-bid

  • 724: 2/2 Unbound: A True Story of War, Love, and Survival, by Dean King

    Nov 17 2020

    Image: A Communist speaker addresses a crowd after the Long March. Unbound: A True Story of War, Love, and Survival, by Dean King In October 1934, the Chinese Communist Army found itself facing annihilation, surrounded by hundreds of thousands of Nationalist soldiers. Rather than surrender, 86,000 Communists embarked on an epic flight to safety. Only thirty were women. Their trek would eventually cover 4,000 miles over 370 days. Under enemy fire they crossed highland swamps, climbed Tibetan pea...more

  • 724: 1/2 Unbound: A True Story of War, Love, and Survival, by Dean King

    Nov 17 2020

    Image: Mao Tse-tung's section of the Long March went through Yunnan.  Here:  THE GATE OF CHOU-CHOU in Yunnan,  All of the first- and second-class cities in Yunnan are surrounded by high walls, and are entered through four or more picturesque gates. Unbound: A True Story of War, Love, and Survival, by Dean King In October 1934, the Chinese Communist Army found itself facing annihilation, surrounded by hundreds of thousands of Nationalist soldiers. Rather than surrender, 86,000 Communists embarke...more

  • 723: Hell to Pay: 2of2: Operation DOWNFALL and the Invasion of Japan, 1945-1947 Kindle Edition.by D. M. Giangreco (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 17 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication1946. Artwork: "Atomic Landscape" Nagasaki, Japan 1946 - Artist: Robert Graham Catalog Number: 35.3.46  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hell to Pay: 2of2: Operation DOWNFALL and the Invasion of Japan, 1945-1947 Kindle Edition.by D. M. Giangreco   (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Hell-Pay-Operation-DOWNFALL-1945-1947-ebook/dp/B07FRJGY4R/ref=tmm_kin_s...more

  • 723: Hell to Pay: 1of2: Operation DOWNFALL and the Invasion of Japan, 1945-1947 Kindle Edition.by D. M. Giangreco (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 17 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1945. Photographs Used In The Report Effects of the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima, Japan  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hell to Pay: 1of2: Operation DOWNFALL and the Invasion of Japan, 1945-1947 Kindle Edition.by D. M. Giangreco   (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Hell-Pay-Operation-DOWNFALL-1945-1947-ebook/dp/B07FRJGY4R/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=U...more

  • 721: European Hunter-gatherers of 8000 BCE. @MBalter, @ScienceMagazine

    Nov 16 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1540. Jachtscène met Meleager die het Calydonische everzwijn doodt met een lans. Andere jagers en jachthonden rechts. Op de achtergrond staan toeschouwers.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowEuropean Hunter-gatherers of 8000 BCE. @MBalter, @ScienceMagazine http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2014/01/how-farming-reshaped-our-genomes"This southern European genome showed striking si...more

  • 721: “Yellowstone never stops shaking;" or, The Super Caldera that Lies Beneath. Sid Perkins, Science Magazine.

    Nov 16 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1874. Lower Yellowstone range / Moran, 1874 L. Prang & Co.Moran, Thomas, 1837-1926, artist.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow“Yellowstone never stops shaking;" or, The Super Caldera that Lies Beneath. Sid Perkins, Science Magazine.   http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2014/03/explainer-strong-quakes-rock-yellowstone

  • 722: 2/2 Heaven's Bride: The Unprintable Life of Ida C. Craddock, American Mystic, Scholar, Sexologist, Martyr, and Madwoman, by Leigh Eric Schmidt

    Nov 16 2020

    Image:  Ashea Wabe is seen here as Little Egypt, in one of a series of photos by Benjamin Falk. Heaven's Bride: The Unprintable Life of Ida C. Craddock, American Mystic, Scholar, Sexologist, Martyr, and Madwoman, by Leigh Eric Schmidt  The nineteenth-century eccentric Ida C. Craddock was by turns a secular freethinker, a religious visionary, a civil-liberties advocate, and a resolute defender of belly-dancing. Arrested and tried repeatedly on obscenity charges, she was deemed a danger to public...more

  • 722: 1/2 Heaven's Bride: The Unprintable Life of Ida C. Craddock, American Mystic, Scholar, Sexologist, Martyr, and Madwoman, by Leigh Eric Schmidt

    Nov 16 2020

    Image:  Portrait of Ida Craddock Heaven's Bride: The Unprintable Life of Ida C. Craddock, American Mystic, Scholar, Sexologist, Martyr, and Madwoman, by Leigh Eric Schmidt  The nineteenth-century eccentric Ida C. Craddock was by turns a secular freethinker, a religious visionary, a civil-liberties advocate, and a resolute defender of belly-dancing. Arrested and tried repeatedly on obscenity charges, she was deemed a danger to public morality for her candor about sexuality. By the end of her lif...more

  • 721: Classic Richard Epstein: 2/2: The “Take Care” Clause & DAPA, 2016.@RichardAEpstein. @HooverInst

    Nov 16 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1937. Waiting to enter Supreme Court chamber. Washington, D.C., Oct. 4. A crowd gathered in the Supreme Court Building as early as 8 A.M. today waiting for a chance to enter the court chamber and witness the swearing in of Justice Hugo L. Black. 10/4/37  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowClassic Richard Epstein: 2/2: The “Take Care” Clause & DAPA, 2016.@RichardAEpstein. @...more

  • 721: Classic Richard Epstein: 1/2: The “Take Care” Clause & DAPA, 2016.@RichardAEpstein. @HooverInst

    Nov 16 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1905. SUPREME COURT, U.S. COURTROOM  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowClassic Richard Epstein: 1/2: The “Take Care” Clause & DAPA, 2016.@RichardAEpstein. @HooverInst "The Take Care Clause has never before been enforced by the Court and most people have probably never heard of it. Found in Article II of the Constitution, it is comprised of only nine words: the president ...more

  • 721: 4/4 When Women Win: Emily's List and the Rise of Women in American Politics, by Ellen R. Malcolm and Craig Unger

    Nov 16 2020

    Image:  Miss Alice Robertson, 6/21/1921When Women Win: Emily's List and the Rise of Women in American Politics, by Ellen R. Malcolm and Craig Unger "A must-read, sure to engage . . . An important and richly narrated reminder to women of why, 'If you not at the table, you’re on the menu.'” —Jessica Valenti, founder of Feministing.com and author of Full Frontal Feminism “Women had to fight first for the vote, and then for the right to be voted for. No one, but no one, has been more crucial to this...more

  • 721: 3/4 When Women Win: Emily's List and the Rise of Women in American Politics, by Ellen R. Malcolm and Craig Unger

    Nov 16 2020

    Image:  The proceedings of the Woman's Rights Convention, held at West Chester, Pa., June 2d and 3d, 1852 When Women Win: Emily's List and the Rise of Women in American Politics, by Ellen R. Malcolm and Craig Unger "A must-read, sure to engage . . . An important and richly narrated reminder to women of why, 'If you not at the table, you’re on the menu.'” —Jessica Valenti, founder of Feministing.com and author of Full Frontal Feminism “Women had to fight first for the vote, and then for the righ...more

  • 721: 2/4 When Women Win: Emily's List and the Rise of Women in American Politics, by Ellen R. Malcolm and Craig Unger

    Nov 16 2020

    Image:   The torch bearer : a look forward and back at the Woman's journal, the organ of the woman's movement (National American  Woman’s Suffrage Association).   When Women Win: Emily's List and the Rise of Women in American Politics, by Ellen R. Malcolm and Craig Unger "A must-read, sure to engage . . . An important and richly narrated reminder to women of why, 'If you not at the table, you’re on the menu.'” —Jessica Valenti, founder of Feministing.com and author of Full Frontal Feminism “Wome...more

  • 721: 1/4 When Women Win: Emily's List and the Rise of Women in American Politics, by Ellen R. Malcolm and Craig Unger

    Nov 16 2020

    Image:  First woman congress member protests increase in nation's armed forces. Washington, D.C., Feb. 7. Jeanette Rankin, first woman member of Congress, told the Naval Affairs Committee for the House today that there is as 'much technical opinion within the Navy Department against the fortification of Guam as there is for it', and that the reason that the committee had not heard such opinions is because, 'announcements of policy come only from the top.' Miss Rankin voted against U.S. entrance ...more

  • 720: 2/2 After Fidel: The Inside Story of Castro's Regime and Cuba's Next Leader, by Brian Latell

    Nov 16 2020

    Image:  Screenshot from the 638 Ways to Kill Castro film trailer After Fidel: The Inside Story of Castro's Regime and Cuba's Next Leader, by Brian Latell  This is a compelling, behind-the-scenes account of the extraordinary Castro brothers and the impending dynastic succession of Fidel's younger brother Raul. Brian Latell, the CIA analyst who has followed Castro since the sixties, gives an unprecedented view into Fidel’s and Raul's remarkable relationship, revealing how they have collaborated i...more

  • 720: 1/2 After Fidel: The Inside Story of Castro's Regime and Cuba's Next Leader, by Brian Latell

    Nov 16 2020

    Image:  Oil painting of Fidel Castro at a Revolution Museum in Havana, Cuba   After Fidel: The Inside Story of Castro's Regime and Cuba's Next Leader, by Brian Latell  This is a compelling, behind-the-scenes account of the extraordinary Castro brothers and the impending dynastic succession of Fidel's younger brother Raul. Brian Latell, the CIA analyst who has followed Castro since the sixties, gives an unprecedented view into Fidel’s and Raul's remarkable relationship, revealing how they have c...more

  • 719: 4/4 Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn

    Nov 16 2020

    Image:  “Stand pat!”   Montage showing a drawn hand holding four playing cards labeled "sound money, expansion, protection, prosperity" and the fifth card with a photographic portrait of Theodore Roosevelt. Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn   https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00E257TTE/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i2 Theodore Roosevelt is best remembered as America's prototypical "cowboy" president—a Rough Rider who derived his pol...more

  • 719: 3/4 Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn

    Nov 16 2020

    Image:  T.R. [Theodore Roosevelt] in France Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn   https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00E257TTE/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i2 Theodore Roosevelt is best remembered as America's prototypical "cowboy" president—a Rough Rider who derived his political wisdom from a youth spent in the untamed American West. But while the great outdoors certainly shaped Roosevelt's identity, the historian Edward P. Kohn arg...more

  • 719: 2/4 Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn

    Nov 16 2020

    Image:  Scribner's for October. A Colorado Bear Hunt, by Theodore Roosevelt Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn   https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00E257TTE/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i2 Theodore Roosevelt is best remembered as America's prototypical "cowboy" president—a Rough Rider who derived his political wisdom from a youth spent in the untamed American West. But while the great outdoors certainly shaped Roosevelt's identity, ...more

  • 719: 1/4 Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn

    Nov 16 2020

    Image:  A crown he is entitled to wear. Theodore Roosevelt wearing ornate allegorical crown of Panama Canal, "the greatest achievement for trade in modern time” Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt, by Edward P Kohn   https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00E257TTE/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i2 Theodore Roosevelt is best remembered as America's prototypical "cowboy" president—a Rough Rider who derived his political wisdom from a youth spent in the untame...more

  • 716: 2/2 What if the San Jacinto Fault ruptured along with the San Andreas Fault. Julian C. Lozos, CSUN. @ScienceMagazine

    Nov 15 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.2000. The prominent linear feature straight down the center of this perspective view is California famous San Andreas Fault. The image was created with data from NASA Shuttle Radar Topography Mission SRTM.NASA/JPL/NIMA http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow2/2 What if the San Jacinto Fault ruptured along with the San Andreas Fault. Julian C. Lozos, CSUN. @ScienceMagazinehttp://adva...more

  • 716: 1/2 What if the San Jacinto Fault ruptured along with the San Andreas Fault. Julian C. Lozos, CSUN. @ScienceMagazine

    Nov 15 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 2014. ISS040-E-114379  (31 Aug. 2014) --- One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the Earth-orbiting International Space Station, flying at an altitude of approximately 225 nautical miles, photographed this image of California's Salton Sea on Aug. 31, 2014.  The body of water is actually a shallow, saline, endorheic rift lake located directly on the San Andreas Fault, predominantly in the Imperial and Coachella Valleys. http://JohnBatchelorShow....more

  • 716: 2/2 Three thousand year-old unsolved Battle of the Tollense River Crossing, 1250 BCE. Andrew Curry, @ScienceMagazine

    Nov 15 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1950 Birds-eye view print shows plan of the fortifications and battlefield around Demmin, Germany surrounded by Tollense and Peene rivers during siege by troops under Italian general Raimondo Montecuccoli against Swedish forces in 1658. Inset picture at bottom of print shows elevation diagram of the interior of the fortress at Demmin. Elements in print are labeled A-F with descriptive key below caption title.Title from caption at top of the print.Refer...more

  • 716: 1/2: Three thousand year-old Battle of the Tollense River Crossing, 1250 BCE. Andrew Curry, @ScienceMagazine @spoke32

    Nov 15 2020

    Photo: Cylinder seal Syria (?)Late Bronze Age (?)  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow1/2: Three thousand year-old unsolved Battle of the Tollense River Crossing, 1250 BCE. Andrew Curry, @ScienceMagazine @spoke32http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/03/slaughter-bridge-uncovering-colossal-bronze-age-battle

  • 718: Sonia Sotomayor: The True American Dream, by Antonia Felix

    Nov 15 2020

    Image: Contemplation of Justice, statue at the United States Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor: The True American Dream, by Antonia Felix  Drawing on in-depth interviews with Sonia Sotomayor's former colleagues, family, friends, and teachers, New York Times bestselling biographer Antonia Felix explores Sotomayor's childhood, the values her parents instilled in her, and the events that propelled her to the highest court in the land. With insight and thoughtful analysis, Felix paints a revealing port...more

  • 717: 2/2 Another Science Fiction: Advertising the Space Race 1957, by Megan Prelinger

    Nov 15 2020

    Image:  NASA Engineer Examines the Design of a Regeneratively-Cooled Rocket Engine.  An engineer at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Lewis Research Center examines a drawing showing the assembly and details of a 20,000-pound thrust regeneratively-cooled rocket engine. The engine was being designed for testing in Lewis’s new Rocket Engine Test Facility, which began operating in the fall of 1957. The facility was the largest high-energy test facility in the country that was...more

  • 717: 1/2 Another Science Fiction: Advertising the Space Race 1957, by Megan Prelinger

    Nov 15 2020

    mage:  118-2587 Model / NACA1957-12-23 Another Science Fiction: Advertising the Space Race 1957; 1962 Paperback – Illustrated, April 13, 2010; by Megan Prelinger The late 1950s and early '60s were the golden age of science fiction, an era when the farthest reaches of imagination were fed by the technological breakthroughs of the postwar years. While science fiction writers expressed the dreams and nightmares of the era in pulp print, real-life rocket engineers worked on making space travel real...more

  • 716: Paths Without Glory: Richard Francis Burton in AfricaHardcover – Illustrated, December 1, 2009. by James L. Newman (Author)

    Nov 15 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1993 Somalia : a country study /  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Paths Without Glory: Richard Francis Burton in AfricaHardcover – Illustrated, December 1, 2009. by James L. Newman  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Paths-Without-Glory-Richard-Francis-ebook/dp/B005CWH97S/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=paths+without+glory&qid=1605403730&s=digital-text&sr=1-1Few...more

  • 716: 4/4 The Battle for America: The Story of an Extraordinary Election, by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson

    Nov 15 2020

    Image:  James P. Root to Abraham Lincoln, Wednesday, November 9, 1864 (Illinois election results) The Battle for America: The Story of an Extraordinary Election, by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson https://www.amazon.com/Battle-America-Story-Extraordinary-Election-ebook/dp/B003NX7NN8/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1605397178&sr=1-1 The bestselling, truly gripping account of 2008's landmark election, updated through 2009.   The election of 2008 shattered political barriers and igni...more

  • 716: 3/4 The Battle for America: The Story of an Extraordinary Election, by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson

    Nov 15 2020

    Image:  William H. Smith to Abraham Lincoln, Tuesday, November 22, 1864 (Ohio election results. The Battle for America: The Story of an Extraordinary Election, by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson https://www.amazon.com/Battle-America-Story-Extraordinary-Election-ebook/dp/B003NX7NN8/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1605397178&sr=1-1 The bestselling, truly gripping account of 2008's landmark election, updated through 2009.   The election of 2008 shattered political barriers and ignite...more

  • 716: 2/4 The Battle for America: The Story of an Extraordinary Election, by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson

    Nov 15 2020

    Image:  Herald election screen The Battle for America: The Story of an Extraordinary Election, by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson https://www.amazon.com/Battle-America-Story-Extraordinary-Election-ebook/dp/B003NX7NN8/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1605397178&sr=1-1 The bestselling, truly gripping account of 2008's landmark election, updated through 2009.   The election of 2008 shattered political barriers and ignited an extraordinary battle among some of the most formidable polit...more

  • 716: 1/4 The Battle for America: The Story of an Extraordinary Election, by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson

    Nov 15 2020

    Image:  Jackson election ticket, 1824 & 1828? The Battle for America: The Story of an Extraordinary Election, by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson https://www.amazon.com/Battle-America-Story-Extraordinary-Election-ebook/dp/B003NX7NN8/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1605397178&sr=1-1 The bestselling, truly gripping account of 2008's landmark election, updated through 2009.   The election of 2008 shattered political barriers and ignited an extraordinary battle among some of the mo...more

  • 715: Rebuilding the State Department as China arrogates Arctic privileges. @FRoseDC, @GovMattersTV @ABC7News

    Nov 15 2020

    Image: "The Doomed Ship; or, the Wreck of the Arctic Regions." Francis Rose, @FRoseDC,  Host of @GovMattersTV @ABC7News & WJLA 24/7 News. Washington D.C., in re:  Rebuilding the State Dept - Kori Schake  https://govmatters.tv/challenges-facing-the-state-department/ Air Force General Counsel on countering China in the Arctic https://govmatters.tv/collaboration-on-the-u-s-approach-to-the-arctic/ Coast Guard in space?  https://govmatters.tv/the-coast-guards-role-in-space/

  • 714: UAE races forward as a space power. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Nov 15 2020

    Image:  Sheikh Shakhbut bin Sultan Al Nahyan, brother of Sheikh Zayed, ruled Abu Dhabi from 1928 to 1966 Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com; in re: Laika died in 1957.  Rover update. . . . UAE will build its own lunar rover (10 kg); may hire out launch and landing, but this is a big step forward. Hope to launch by 2024.  Gamma ray bursts.

  • 714: Laika, the Soviet space dog; and space report. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Nov 15 2020

    Image: Лайка— Laika, the Soviet space dog. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com; in re:  Laika Memorial Fundraiser.  

  • 713: Success in Baku, Ankara and Moscow; not in Yerevan. @ProfBShaffer @FDD;

    Nov 15 2020

    Image:  Oil refinery in Baku, on the Caspian. Brenda Shaffer: @ProfBShaffer  @FDD; Georgetown; in re:  Success in Baku, Ankara and Moscow; not in Yerevan.  https://www.economist.com/europe/2020/11/14/a-peace-deal-ends-a-bloody-war-over-nagorno-karabakh https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/11/13/nagorno-karabakh-ethnic-armenians-prepare-to-give-up-homes

  • 711: #NewAmericanCivilWar: Not since FDR 1944. Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

    Nov 14 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1942. Berryman Political Cartoon Collection http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewAmericanCivilWar: Not since FDR 1944.  Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

  • 711: #NewAmericanCivilWar: Five Stages of Heresies, Show Trials, Inquisitions, Auto-da-fes, purges that empower the enriched, venerated elite. Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

    Nov 14 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Spaanse Inquisitie http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewAmericanCivilWar: Five Stages of Heresies, Show Trials, Inquisitions, Auto-da-fes, purges that empower  the enriched, venerated  elite.  Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

  • 712: #SmallBusinessAmerica: Weathering Winter, restaurants need QR codes, touch-free ordering, innovative delivery. @genemarks @Guardian @PhillyInquirer

    Nov 14 2020

    Image:  1957. Julia Hobbs (left) and Joanne Jones at a local drive-in restaurant in Tallahassee, Florida  #SmallBusinessAmerica: Weathering Winter, restaurants need QR codes, touch-free ordering, innovative delivery. @genemarks @Guardian  @PhillyInquirer Gene Marks,  @genemarks @Guardian  #SmallBusinessAmerica @Guardian, Philadelphia Inquirer, and at TheHill; in re: Restaurants need QR codes; and use Doordash and Grubhub to increase sales.   All cloud-based firms are doing well. Microsoft has h...more

  • 712: #SmallBusinessAmerica: The second wave and shutdowns: is the sky falling on small businesses? @genemarks @Guardian @PhillyInquirer

    Nov 14 2020

    Image:  1919 Ernest Haskell (American, Woodstock, Connecticut 1876–1925 West Point, Maine) #SmallBusinessAmerica: The second wave and shutdowns: is the sky falling on small businesses?  @genemarks @Guardian @PhillyInquirer   Gene Marks,  @genemarks @Guardian  #SmallBusinessAmerica, Philadelphia Inquirer, and at TheHill; in re:  NFIB: National Federation of Independent Businesses publishes a monthly optimism index. The sky is falling on small businesses.  Job openings now are within 2% of Febr...more

  • 711: Dramatic supervised weight loss and wellness by NJDiet.com in the time of a virus that targets obesity and co-morbidities. Dr. Arthur Turovets NJDiet.com

    Nov 14 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Österlings gymnaster.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowDramatic supervised weight loss and wellness by NJDiet.com in the time of a virus that targets obesity and co-morbidities. Dr. Arthur Turovets NJDiet.comhttps://www.njdiet.com/?gclid=Cj0KCQiA-rj9BRCAARIsANB_4AB3paYZC3pEWameKVRHaRJVHH14qvGs-tfO6WNQSe01HaQ2bFWq9HEaAt9DEALw_wcB 

  • 711: #TheScalaReport: Silicon Valley and Big Tech meet the prospective Biden Administration. Obama 2.0? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com

    Nov 14 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1939 San Jose.. Contractors camp for pea pickers. Santa Clara Valley. Valley in background. Near San Jose, California http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#TheScalaReport: Silicon Valley and Big Tech meet the prospective Biden Administration.  Obama 2.0?  Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com https://www.ft.com/content/44f738e8-eb6f-4394-b833-6b3207ce31bf

  • 711: House GOP aims for majority rule in 2022. @DevinNunes CA-22

    Nov 14 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1913. Electoral count, House of Representatives  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowHouse GOP aims for majority rule in 2022. @DevinNunes CA-22

  • 711: California GOP rising as David Valadao looks to reclaim CA 21st. @DevinNunes

    Nov 14 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1945. Motel Bel Air, U. S. 99 at Olive, No. end Fresno, Calif.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowCalifornia GOP rising as David Valadao looks to reclaim  CA 21st.  @DevinNunes https://www.fresnobee.com/news/politics-government/election/local-election/article247177634.html

  • 712: The SCOTUS balance of power 2020 . @RichardAEpstein, @HooverInst

    Nov 14 2020

    Image: 1910. U.S. Supreme Court groupThe SCOTUS balance of power 2020 .  @RichardAEpstein, @HooverInst Richard Epstein: @RichardAEpstein, @HooverInst, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover Defining Ideas, in re:  Now that the Court is 6–3, Roberts will make it 5–4.  Far left: Sotomayor; then Kagan and Bryer; then Roberts; then in the center: Kavanaugh, then Barrett; Gorsuch, Alito, Thomas.  Doubt that Obamacare will be overturned, nor Roe vs Wade. Gay right are established.

  • 712: “Prayer is powerful when you're in distress.” Governors issuing constitutionally doubtful edicts aimed at houses of worship. @RichardAEpstein, @HooverInst

    Nov 14 2020

    Image:  1945 Christ Church, Alexandria, VA., where Washington worshipped “Prayer is powerful when you're in distress.”  Governors issuing constitutionally doubtful edicts aimed at houses of worship.    @RichardAEpstein, @HooverInst Richard Epstein: @RichardAEpstein, @HooverInst; Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover Defining Ideas, in re:  Religious liberty in the United States.  Samuel Alito said the corona virus pandemic has resulted in previously-unimagined restrictions on religious liberty.    “The...more

  • 712: CA theme parks succumbing to the virus, but homeless camps growing glam. Jeff Bliss: #PacificWatch,

    Nov 14 2020

    Image:1939 Farm Security Administration / Office of War Information Negatives Patrons stroll among the rides at a theme park; here: King's Island in Mason, a northeastern suburb of Cincinnati, OhioCA theme parks succumbing to the virus, but homeless camps growing glam.  Jeff Bliss: #PacificWatch, Jeff Bliss: #PacificWatch, in re:  California theme parks: funds running out, not clear that federal money will come through; hourly wage-workers are pressed to feed their families. Not just the theme ...more

  • 712: The origins of the bitter divide date to Bush v. Gore, 2000. @DanHenninger, @WSJOpinion

    Nov 14 2020

    Image:  Vare–Wilson election case, 1/15/27The origins of the bitter divide date to Bush v. Gore, 2000.  @DanHenninger, @WSJOpinion Dan Henninger: @DanHenninger, @WSJOpinion; editorial board and Wonder Land column; in re:   Whence the bitterness among us now about the election?  Start with the election of 2000: hanging chads.  Bush and Gore were separated by fewer than 600 votes.  Ultimately resolved by the Supreme Court, ruled 5–4 that George W Bush had won.  Democrats believed the election was ...more

  • 710: Seven Skeletons: 4of4: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Kindle Edition. by Lydia Pyne (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 14 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Dans van de Dood (rechterhelft)  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Seven Skeletons: 4of4: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Kindle Edition. by Lydia Pyne  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Seven-Skeletons-Evolution-Worlds-Fossils-ebook/dp/B0191X353K/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=Over the last century, the search ...more

  • 710: Seven Skeletons: 3of4: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Kindle Edition. by Lydia Pyne (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 14 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1942. Links het achteraanzicht van een menselijk skelet met afbeeldingen van de tekens van de dierenriem die door banderollen verbonden zijn met bepaalde delen van het skelet. Rechts het vooraanzicht van een menselijk skelet met banderollen die de namen van de verschillende botten weergeven. In het midden een cartouche met daarin verdere uitleg over het aantal botten en hun benamingen. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/s...more

  • 710: Seven Skeletons: 2of4: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Kindle Edition. by Lydia Pyne (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 14 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1530. Links het achteraanzicht van een menselijk skelet met afbeeldingen van de tekens van de dierenriem die door banderollen verbonden zijn met bepaalde delen van het skelet. Rechts het vooraanzicht van een menselijk skelet met banderollen die de namen van de verschillende botten weergeven. In het midden een cartouche met daarin verdere uitleg over het aantal botten en hun benamingen. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/s...more

  • 710: Seven Skeletons: 1of4: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Kindle Edition. by Lydia Pyne (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 14 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. A sudden call, or one of the corporation, summoned from his favorite amusement  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Seven Skeletons: 1of4: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Human Fossils Kindle Edition. by Lydia Pyne  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Seven-Skeletons-Evolution-Worlds-Fossils-ebook/dp/B0191X353K/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&...more

  • 709: The kanun, Albanian code of conduct, saved thousands of Jews during WWII. Amb. Floreta Faber (@FloretaFaber), Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres

    Nov 13 2020

    Image: Jews with their Albanian rescuers Amb. Floreta Faber (@FloretaFaber), and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re:  IHRA, Balkans Forum Against Anti-Semitism, Kristallnacht 82nd Anniversary, visit to Israel. All positive for Albania and Israel, as Albania is the first Moslem country to adopt the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism. We have a special history of connecting with Jewish people. We have multiple religions and all respect and live together.  Albanian parli...more

  • 709: The French battle against terrorism; also band with neighbors; reject Turkish insults. Philippe Etienne, @Ph_Etienne, @franceintheus, and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres

    Nov 13 2020

    Image:  Angoulême: façade of the cathedralThe French battle against terrorism; also band with neighbors; reject Turkish insults.  Philippe Etienne, @Ph_Etienne, @franceintheus,  and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres Philippe Etienne, @Ph_Etienne, @franceintheus,  ambassador of the Republic of France to Washington, and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: European terrorist attacks; Turkey; Eastern Med. The fight again terrorist threat.  Priority is to prevent future at...more

  • 708: BDS boss Saeeb Erakat passes away in an Israeli hospital without recanting his life of hatred and violence. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Nov 13 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1936 Palestine disturbances 1936. Troops engaged in a general search for arms  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBDS boss Saeeb Erakat passes away in an Israeli hospital without recanting his life of hatred and violence. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

  • 708: Iran advances into Latin America with Morales and Maduro & What is to be done? @IlanBerman Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Nov 13 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication 1900. Caracas carriage, Venezuela . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIran advances into Latin America with Morales and Maduro & What is to be done? @IlanBerman Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_presIlan Berman is Senior Vice President of the American Foreign Policy Council in Washington, DC. An expert on regional security in the Middle East, Central Asia, and the Russian Federati...more

  • 703: The overstatement of "Dark Winter" & What is to be done? @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets

    Nov 13 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Gare la Vaccine  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe overstatement of "Dark Winter" & What is to be done? @JohnTamny @RealClearMarketshttps://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2020/11/11/joe_biden_the_new_york_times_dark_winters_and_terrifying_surges_583624.html

  • 707: Putin’s official self-insurance policy @PaulR_Gregory, @HooverInst

    Nov 13 2020

    Image:  Tsar reviewing Russian troopsPutin’s official self-insurance policy @PaulR_Gregory, @HooverInst Paul Gregory: @PaulR_Gregory, @HooverInst, and TheHill; in re: “Vladimir Putin is mortal.”  Russian Federation anent the retirement of senior politicians: unusual perks.   2001 federal laws provide a very soft landing for Putin.  The passage of his immunity law is automatic; relates to succession to Yeltsin, which was worked out between the Yeltsin family and the FSB, provided Yeltsin and his ...more

  • 703: The return of the Trump economy of February 2020. @TreasurySpox @MonicaCrowley

    Nov 13 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1917. his illustration entitled, "Result of War Economies", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on May 26, 1917, depicts that the trash collector as one element of the economy whose job has gotten easier due to the shortage of household  items and because consumption is down due to the war economy.Berryman Political Cartoon Collection http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesPa...more

  • 706: Biden bipartisanship leads to the same Martian volcano of debt and of overspending @VerodeRugy @Mercatus

    Nov 13 2020

    Image: Inflation. John Law, 18th century Scotsman, credited by some historians as being "the father of inflation." Law turned gambling IOUs into "gold counters," then state debts into paper money, and finally sold all France down the river on the "Mississippi Bubble" Biden bipartisanship leads to the same Martian volcano of debt and of overspending @VerodeRugy @Mercatus Veronique de Rugy, @veroderugy, Mercatus Center, in re: McConnell may now be willing to compromise with Pelosi in a way that he...more

  • 706: Trump's long, long coat tails 2020. @ConradMBlack National Review Online

    Nov 13 2020

    Image:  U.S. Presidential Elections. 1892-1904.Created by an act of Congress in 1879, the USGS is the sole science agency for the Department of the Interior.Conrad Black, @ConradMBlack, publisher, littérateur, biographer, commentator; the National Post; in re:  For things to move, it’ll have to be the ballot-harvesting matter.  Georgia is 16 electoral votes. The court will examine; whatever is, is.  Trump is trailing by 5,000 out of millions; similar in Arizona. A Democratic Congressman thinks P...more

  • 705: Knowledge flees Venezuela & What is to be done?. @MaryAnastasiaOG @WSJOpinion

    Nov 13 2020

    Image:  Venezuela : a country study Mary O’Grady: @MaryAnastasiaOG; @WSJOpinion; WSJ editorial board; The Americas column; in re:  Human capital – plumbers, electricians, builders, professionals – have all fled Venezuela.  Socialism as we see in in the 21s Century is a ace to the bottom:  Kamala Harris said, “Equitable treatment means that we all wind up the same place”—exactly what most humans, let alone Americans, don’t want.   He way Democrats have handled foreign policy during Obama/Biden fo...more

  • 703: In the event, what of Biden and our adversaries China, Russian, Iran? @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Nov 13 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1910. Czar and Kaiser  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIn the event, what of Biden and our adversaries China, Russian, Iran? @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

  • 703: In the event, what of Biden and our allies UK, EU, Israel, Saudia Arabia, Japan? @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Nov 13 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1901. [England - London - Bank of England]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIn the event, what of Biden and our allies UK, EU, Israel, Saudia Arabia, Japan? @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

  • 702: 4/4 Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam, by Fredrik Logevall

    Nov 13 2020

    Image:  A VNAF UH-1H Huey loaded with Vietnamese evacuees on the deck of the U.S. aircraft carrier USS Midway (CV-41) during Operation Frequent Wind, 29 April 1975. Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam, by Fredrik Logevall  0Written with the style of a great novelist and the intrigue of a Cold War thriller, Embers of War is a landmark work that will forever change your understanding of how and why America went to war in Vietnam. Tapping newly accessible diplo...more

  • 702: 3/4 Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam, by Fredrik Logevall

    Nov 13 2020

    Image:  Victory in the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, “a climactic confrontation of the First Indochina War that took place between 13 March and 7 May 1954. It was fought between the French Union's French Far East Expeditionary Corps and Viet Minh communist revolutionaries.” Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam, by Fredrik Logevall  0Written with the style of a great novelist and the intrigue of a Cold War thriller, Embers of War is a landmark work that will foreve...more

  • 702: 2/4 Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam, by Fredrik Logevall

    Nov 13 2020

    Image:   Hồ Chí Minh in 1921 Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam, by Fredrik Logevall  0Written with the style of a great novelist and the intrigue of a Cold War thriller, Embers of War is a landmark work that will forever change your understanding of how and why America went to war in Vietnam. Tapping newly accessible diplomatic archives in several nations, Fredrik Logevall traces the path that led two Western nations to tragically lose their way in the jun...more

  • 702: 1/4 Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam, by Fredrik Logevall

    Nov 13 2020

    Image: The Versailles Conference of 1919, attended by Hồ Chí Minh  (born Nguyễn Sinh Cung); where President Wilson rebuffed Hồ’s effort to solicit support from the United States for the creation of a free and democratic Vietnam. Here: The site of the plenary session that adopted the first of the Covenant of the League of Nations on Feb. 14, 1919. A year later, the first meeting of the Council of the League of Nations took place in the same room. Photographer: U.S. Signal Corps. Embers of War: T...more

  • 698: Will the prospective Biden Administration upgrade the Nuclear Triad? Peter Huessy, director of Strategic Deterrent Studies of the Mitchell Institute of the Air Force Association. @GordonGChang

    Nov 12 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Travis Air Force Base, Nuclear Weapons Assembly Building, W Street, Armed Forces Special Weapons Project Q Area, Fairfield, Solano County, CA  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWill the prospective Biden Administration upgrade the Nuclear Triad? Peter Huessy, director of Strategic Deterrent Studies of the Mitchell Institute of the Air Force Association. @GordonGChang https://w...more

  • 701: Wall Street and academe debut in the possible Biden administration. @GZuckerman, @margaretanadu

    Nov 12 2020

    Image:Photograph shows Christmas celebrations at the Consolidated Stock Exchange in New York City.(Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013) Gregory Zuckerman,  @GZuckerman, Wall Street Journal Special Writer, and author, The Man Who Solved the Markets; in re:   Tom Steyer: what significance will he have in a potential Biden cabinet? The founder of Blackstone was often on the phone to Washington; however, not quite the same in a Biden adm.  Here: Roger Ferguson, TIAA Kreft, a former Federal Reserve ...more

  • 698: The PRC aims to dominate the US with Artificial Intelligence in the next decades & What is to be done? David P. Goldman @GordonGChang

    Nov 12 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1902 A Typical Peking Cart, Peking, China  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe PRC aims to dominate the US with Artificial Intelligence in the next decades & What is to be done? David P. Goldman @GordonGChang You Will Be Assimilated: China's Plan to Sino-form the World Paperback – June 26, 2020.  by David P. Goldman  (Author) https://www.reuters.com/article/huawei-m-a-di...more

  • 698: State of the City, the State, the Union: The final vote count needs to be rigorous and transparent to answer all possible doubts. John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCats

    Nov 12 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1944 Arlington, Virginia. A line of citizens at Wilson High School studying their ballots and waiting their turn to vote in the national presidental election. Votes are being collected from some who have already voted  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow State of the City, the State, the Union: The final vote count needs to be rigorous and transparent to answer all possible d...more

  • 698: Already the planned SLS boosted Gateway is behind schedule and poorly managed. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Nov 12 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1992. NASA Galileo spacecraft took this image of Earth moon on December 7, 1992 on its way to explore the Jupiter system in 1995-97. The distinct bright ray crater at the bottom of the image is the Tycho impact basin.  http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA00405NASA/JPL/USGS http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAlready the planned SLS boosted Gateway is behind schedule and ...more

  • 698: Planetary science recommends no missions to Near Earth asteroid Apophis due in April 2029 until it flies by. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Nov 12 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 2007. Asteroid Lithograph of Eros and Other Asteroids  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPlanetary science recommends no missions to Near Earth asteroid Apophis due in April 2029 until it flies by. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/essays-and-commentaries/apophis-the-asteroid-that-may-someday-hit-the-earth/

  • 698: Tim Ryan of Mahoning Valley, Ohio laments the big city elite "socialism" talk in the Democratic Party. @SalenaZito SalenaZito.com @DCExaminer

    Nov 12 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1924. Barry's Novelty Girls, Youngstown, Ohio  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowTim Ryan of Mahoning Valley, Ohio laments the big city elite "socialism" talk in the Democratic Party. @SalenaZito SalenaZito.com @DCExaminerhttps://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/centrist-democrat-tim-ryan-concerned-about-his-party-our-brand-is-not-good

  • 700: Diesel vs nuclear subs in the shallow South China Sea. James Holmes @NavalWarCollege, @GordonGChang

    Nov 12 2020

    Image:   A starboard view of a Soviet Tango-class diesel attack submarine James Holmes:  @NavalWarCollege, first holder of the Wylie Chair of Maritime Strategy at the Naval War College and blogger at The Naval Diplomat (navaldiplomat.com); and Gordon Chang: @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:  Biden's plans for the Navy.   Under Obama, “pivot to Asia.”  Now, probably not a radical change.  The US appropriates funds year by year, but shipbuilding needs a longer timeline. Submariners: diesel (which...more

  • 700: Beijing’s boot on Hong Kong, “going full-Tibet.” @Michael_Yon, @GordonGChang

    Nov 12 2020

    Image:  1908. Ninth U.S. Infantry in Camp, in the court of the Forbidden City, Peking, China Michael Yon: @Michael_Yon , East Asia war correspondent; andGordon Chang: @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re: Fifteen Hong Kong legislators resigned from Legco: they’ll be disqualified from serving by a sudden, new rule by the Standing Committee giving Carrie Lam (the discredited Beijing-appointed actor to crush democracy in Hong Kong) the right to disqualify people. Beijing has swallowed Hong Kong, goin...more

  • 698: Joe Manchin says no to breaking the filibuster. @SalenaZito SalenaZito.com @DCExaminer

    Nov 12 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1957 [Us Senators, US Embassy, Paris]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowJoe Manchin says no to breaking the filibuster. @SalenaZito SalenaZito.com @DCExaminerhttps://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/joe-manchin-digs-in-under-no-circumstances-would-break-tie-to-nuke-filibuster-and-pack-court

  • 699: The Supreme Court resumes, perhaps warily. @AndrewCMcCarthy, @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 12 2020

    Image:  Mère Marie Jamet, Foundress, Little Sisters of the Poor Andrew C McCarthy, @AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion; and Thaddeus McCotter, @ThadMcCotter, American Greatness, in re:   The Supreme Court and Obamacare. It’s likely to be sustained by the new Court. It's not a policy issue before the Court; it’s legal matters, esp the doctrine of severability.  Improbable that the Court would not find it severable; but they may not even get that far, may decide that red state plaintiffs don't hav...more

  • 699: Voting chaos with mass-mailed ballots and elastic election days. @AndrewCMcCarthy, @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 12 2020

    Image:  Stacks of paper ballots Andrew C McCarthy, @AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion; and Thaddeus McCotter, @ThadMcCotter, American Greatness, in re:  Late-arriving votes, arrived after November 3, to be considered by the Supreme Court.  Chief Justice Roberts would prefer not to, but the other Justices may be looking down the road and see that this could recur. In PA, 10,000 wouldn’t be enough to put President Trump over the top. Roberts as a political actor.  However, the Justices are reason...more

  • 697: 4/4 The Journeys of Trees: A Story about Forests, People, and the Future, by Zach St. George

    Nov 12 2020

    Image: Ash trees, at Woburn Abbey, Seat of his Grace the Duke of Bedford. An urgent and illuminating portrait of forest migration, and of the people studying the forests of the past, protecting the forests of the present and planting the forests of the future. Forests are restless. Any time a tree dies or a new one sprouts, the forest that includes it has shifted. When new trees sprout in the same direction, the whole forest begins to migrate, sometimes at astonishing rates. Today, however, an a...more

  • 697: 3/4 The Journeys of Trees: A Story about Forests, People, and the Future, by Zach St. George

    Nov 12 2020

    Image:  Bole of Black Spruce Tree An urgent and illuminating portrait of forest migration, and of the people studying the forests of the past, protecting the forests of the present and planting the forests of the future. Forests are restless. Any time a tree dies or a new one sprouts, the forest that includes it has shifted. When new trees sprout in the same direction, the whole forest begins to migrate, sometimes at astonishing rates. Today, however, an array of obstacles―humans felling trees b...more

  • 697: 2/4 The Journeys of Trees: A Story about Forests, People, and the Future, by Zach St. George

    Nov 12 2020

    Image:  Large elm tree with pump in background, New Haven, Connecticut(?). An urgent and illuminating portrait of forest migration, and of the people studying the forests of the past, protecting the forests of the present and planting the forests of the future. Forests are restless. Any time a tree dies or a new one sprouts, the forest that includes it has shifted. When new trees sprout in the same direction, the whole forest begins to migrate, sometimes at astonishing rates. Today, however, an ...more

  • 696: 1/4 The Journeys of Trees: A Story about Forests, People, and the Future, by Zach St. George

    Nov 12 2020

    Image: Fallen tree, Father of the Forest, 112 feet in circumference  An urgent and illuminating portrait of forest migration, and of the people studying the forests of the past, protecting the forests of the present and planting the forests of the future. Forests are restless. Any time a tree dies or a new one sprouts, the forest that includes it has shifted. When new trees sprout in the same direction, the whole forest begins to migrate, sometimes at astonishing rates. Today, however, an array ...more

  • 695: Voters reject the radical Biden aim to end the oil industry. @BruceThornton @HooverInst,

    Nov 11 2020

    Image: Spindletop, Beaumont, Port Arthur, and vicinity, Texas — oil industry. Bruce Thornton @HooverInst,  @BruceThornton;  Hoover; in re: Shutting down the fossil fuel industry.  Modest Republican presence in California; reinstatement of affirmative acti0n; assault on the gig economy;  making part-time workers permanent with all the perks, meaning many lost jobs.  Biden: transition from the oil economy.  Many voted against Trump based entirely on stylistic matters.  The enmity enjoyed by the le...more

  • 695: The Democratic left expects payback from Biden. @LizPeek

    Nov 11 2020

    Image: The new left, mid-Twentieth Century. Elizabeth Peek, @LizPeek, Fox News and TheHill; in re:  Joe Biden presents that he wants to unite the nation. Is this credible?  Biden spoke nicely on bringing the country together—as did Trump; problem is, the Democratic party has moved so far to the left that it’s really offended a lot of Americans. Biden owe his success to AOC, Bernie Sanders, and their crew; they’ll expect payback.  Very rude comments, even from Michelle Obama: “the status quo [Tru...more

  • 695: The robust consumer leads an economic upsurge. @LizPeek

    Nov 11 2020

    Image:  Good political economy Elizabeth Peek, @LizPeek, Fox News and TheHill; in re:  Surprisingly good jobs number, better than any economist predicted.  Small business  optimism index is over 100.  Half of those who lost work in the pandemic are now working again, even though the entire hospitality industry is [laid low].  Are job openings a sign of growth? Yes. Large number of Help Wanted signs in shop windows. Surprisingly resilient consumer demand. This is all despite both California and N...more

  • 692: Avoiding super-spreader events with an indoor Inauguration and no Inaugural Balls. @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

    Nov 11 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1925. Inaugural ball, 1925  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAvoiding super-spreader events with an indoor Inauguration and no Inaugural Balls. @HooverWhalen @HooverInsthttps://www.forbes.com/sites/billwhalen/2020/11/08/advice-for-the-president-elect-stay-indoors-reach-out-to-mitch/?sh=3298d94c3959

  • 692: #NewWorld: Evo Morales returns to Bolivia & What is to be done? @JMHumire

    Nov 11 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1909. Bolivia, a rubber worker  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorld: Evo Morales returns to Bolivia & What is to be done? @JMHumirehttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/09/world/americas/evo-morales-bolivia.html

  • 692: #NewWorld: How will Colombia greet the presumptive Biden Administration? @jmhumire & @MariaFdaCabal

    Nov 11 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1908.  Patio of President's Palace, Bogota, Colombia  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorld: How will Colombia greet the presumptive Biden Administration? @jmhumire & @MariaFdaCabal 

  • 692: The London lockdown ends December 3 & What is to be done? @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Nov 11 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1886 Picadilly, London, 1886.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe London lockdown ends December 3 & What is to be done? @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

  • 692: Boris Johnson suffers for both Brexit and the virus at the hands of the Lords and the Commons. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Nov 11 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Thames River from "[Cassell's Illustrated Universal History.]"  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBoris Johnson suffers for both Brexit and the virus at the hands of the Lords and the Commons. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinionhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/what-comes-after-biden-vs-trump-ask-the-u-k-11604596356

  • 694: What of the presumptive Biden Administration in the Indian Ocean Basin? Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Nov 11 2020

    Image:  Haile Selassie I (1892-1975) who served as regent of Ethiopia (1916-1930) and Emperor of Ethiopia (1930-1974) Gregory R Copley: Defense and Foreign Affairs; Gregory R Copley, The New Total War of the Twenty-first Century and the Trigger of the Fear Pandemic, in re: Red Sea–Arabian Sea–Indian Ocean. Is the Quad (India, Australia, Japan, US) in doubt in the Biden administration? Yes.  Containment of PRC is central to the Quad.  China has been taking over ports in the Mediterranean [and els...more

  • 694: Europe turns negative on the Ethiopian PM Abiy fight to hold the country together Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Nov 11 2020

    Image:  1860. The Temple of Soleb, Ethiopia Gregory R Copley: Defense and Foreign Affairs; Gregory R Copley, The New Total War of the Twenty-first Century and the Trigger of the Fear Pandemic, in re:  The Red Sea and Indian Ocean Basin.  Critical shipping region. Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopian PM, has lost Europeans’s favor (The Economist) because he’s declared military action against the Tigre Liberation Front.  Take The Economist with a grain of salt: it’s just got a big investment from China.  TPLF t...more

  • 693: Reconciliation requires real intention. @wjmcgurn, @WSJOpinion

    Nov 11 2020

    Image:  The reconciliation of Jacob and Esau Bill McGurn, @wjmcgurn, @WSJOpinion, WSJ editorial page & Main Street column, in re:  The remains of the election day: 71 million-plus votes for Donald Trump.  Main media still saying that Trump was never a legitimate president; derogation. Mueller investigation led to naught.  Extreme Democratic language.  Can’t decree reconciliation; you have to persuade people on the other side, and to do that correctly is hard work. Even Joe Biden last year sa...more

  • 692: Silicon Valley''s priciest Affordable Housing for the homeless needing a dog park. @Lee_Ohanaian @HooverInst

    Nov 11 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1944 Pea pickers' camp near San Jose, CaliforniaTitle and other information from caption card.Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowiTemp. note: usf34batch2Film copy on SIS roll 27, frame 948. MORE: DOROTHEA LANGE, FSA, HDBorn in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1895, Dorothea Lange contracted polio ...more

  • 691: Italy retreats into a new lockdown by region. Lorenzo Fiori.

    Nov 11 2020

    Image:  Lake Loppio, Lake Garda, Italy Lorenzo Fiori: Direttore Generale Ansaldo Fondazione; in re: Italy retreats into a new lockdown by region. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/nov/09/italy-faces-10000-covid-deaths-in-a-month-with-no-lockdown-medics

  • 691: Europeans relieved, won’t have to invest the promised 2% of GDP in their own defense (Uncle Sam will pay). @JedBabbin @WashingtonTimes

    Nov 11 2020

    Image:  NATO Tank Training Center Gives Instruction on Latest Tanks (NATO Tank School, Mailly) Jed Babbin: @JedBabbin @WashingtonTimes, American Spectator, in re:  Biden promises to quit fossil fuels. Will he protect the US against China or Iran? Not that I can see. The Quad nations have joined together under Trump to counter China’s expansion; that’ll go by the boards under Biden.  The Abraham Accords:  will Biden join in, or revert to chatting with Mahmoud Abbas? He’ll do both—Israel now has a...more

  • 691: Dwarf spheroidal galaxies revolve around the Milky Way. Ken Croswell @sciam, @ScienceMagazine.

    Nov 11 2020

    Image: Dwarf galaxy:  This composite of the giant barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 is 522,000 light-years across, making it about five times the size of the Milky Way. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/ESO/JPL-Caltech/DSS Ken Croswell  @sciam, @ScienceMagazine; in re: Dwarf spheroidal galaxies revolve ar0und the Milky Way. https://www.sciencenews.org/article/milky-way-little-dwarf-galaxies-gas-stars

  • 688: Azerbaijan recovers the poetic and musical Shusha in Nagorno-Karabakh. @ElinSuleymanov

    Nov 11 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1905 Prokudin-Gorskiĭ, Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich, 1863-1944, photographer  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAzerbaijan recovers the poetic and musical Shusha in Nagorno-Karabakh. @ElinSuleymanovhttps://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/11/9/ethnic-armenians-confirm-loss-of-shusha-to-azeri-forces

  • 687: Strange New Worlds: 2of2: Search for Alien Planets and Life beyond Our Solar System Revised Edition.m by Ray Jayawardhana (Author)

    Nov 11 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.2007 The View from IapetusWhile on final approach for its Sept. 2007 close encounter with Saturn moon Iapetus, NASA Cassini spacecraft spun around to take in a sweeping view of the Saturn System.NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Strange New Worlds:  2of2:  Search for Alien Planets and Life beyond Our Solar System Revised Edition.m by Ray Jaya...more

  • 687: Strange New Worlds: 1of2: Search for Alien Planets and Life beyond Our Solar System Revised Edition.m by Ray Jayawardhana (Author)

    Nov 11 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1989. Voyager 2 was the first (and, so far, only) spacecraft to fly by the planet Neptune and its two satellites: Triton, the largest, and Nereid. The most obvious feature of the planet is its blue color, the result of methane in the atmosphere. Research continues on Neptune's two largest satellites and the additional six that were discovered by Voyager 2's investigation. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler ...more

  • 690: The unknown Biden mandate. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Nov 10 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1912 The unknown Biden mandate.  @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe unknown Biden mandate.  @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

  • 690: Al Gore counted the votes for 37 days & What is to be done?@AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Nov 10 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1924. Pres. Coolidge votes by [mail]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAl Gore counted the votes for 37 days & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.nationalreview.com/2020/11/trumps-vote-count-lawsuits-the-election-endgame/

  • 690: "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Gold Coins of the Ninth Century in Jerusalem.. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 10 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1898. Jerusalem / American Colony, Jerusalem.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow"Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Gold Coins of the Ninth Century in Jerusalem.. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotterhttps://www.foxnews.com/science/secret-piggy-bank-gold-coins-israel

  • 690: The Lessons of the Night of Broken Glass (Kristallnacht), November 9-10, 1938. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 10 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1938 Interior view of the destroyed Fasanenstrasse Synagogue, Berlin, burned during the November Pogroms  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Lessons of the Night of Broken Glass (Kristallnacht), November 9-10, 1938.  Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter

  • 688: The Biden-Harris virus plan includes mandating masks and a 100,000 testing jobs corp & What is to be done? @HenryIMiller HenryMillerMD.org.

    Nov 10 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1851. Allegorical sculpture group of the City of Paris imploring heaven to take away the plague of cholera  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Biden-Harris virus plan includes mandating masks and a 100,000 testing jobs corp & What is to be done? @HenryIMiller HenryMillerMD.org. https://buildbackbetter.com/priorities/covid-19/

  • 688: The Pfizer news of a 90% effective vaccine and the caveats before distribution. @HenryIMiller HenryMillerMD.org

    Nov 10 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1445. Text with rubric and placemarkers. Half-page miniature of Moses, Pharaoh, and a plague.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Pfizer news of a 90% effective vaccine and the caveats before distribution. @HenryIMiller HenryMillerMD.orghttps://www.wsj.com/articles/covid-19-vaccine-from-pfizer-and-biontech-works-better-than-expected-11604922300

  • 688: Looking to the Census redistricting and 2022. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 10 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1908 This illustration entitled, "Election Ennui", by cartoonist Clifford Berryman, which appeared in the Washington Evening Star on November 5, 1907, depicts a general shift from the issue of economic recovery from the Panic of 1907 to that of the upcoming Presidential Election of 1908.Berryman Political Cartoon Collection http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowLooking to the Cens...more

  • 689: Megacorporations have no desire to decouple from China; back to Beijing’s sham promises? @AlanTonelson, @GordonGChang,

    Nov 10 2020

    Image:  Office of the Secretary - SECRETARY DONALD EVANS TRADE MISSION TO CHINA  Alan Tonelson, independent economic policy analyst who blogs at RealityChek and tweets at @AlanTonelson, and @GordonGChang, in re:  China tech and trade policies in a Biden administration. . . .  Why does President-elect Biden think the Chinese will be more reliable now than in the past? He’ll shower tech companies with major subsidies to help them keep up with China—but they rely on doing business with China and ha...more

  • 689: Kiwi Canterbury University suppresses paper on CCP infiltration of academe. @cburton001, @GordonGChang, @Anne_MarieBrady

    Nov 10 2020

    Image:  President Roosevelt and T. V. Soong, foreign minister of China, purchases from Postmaster General Walker some of the new five-cent stamps symbolizing freedom and democracy in both the United States and China. The stamp carries pictures of President Lincoln and Sun Yat-Sen, first president of China, and a Chinese inscription. Charles Burton, @cburton001, senior Fellow at the Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute, and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang,...more

  • 689: Killer had gone through Austrian deradicalization program. @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio

    Nov 10 2020

    Image:  Austria — Infantry officers Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, @billroggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re:  Austrian policy’s “deradicalization” program.  Attacker’s vid: swearing allegiance to al Baghdadi & ISIS; and yet he‘d actually gone through the program.  AMAQ News Agency. Looks like a lone-wolf attacker.  US has been trying to throw in the towel in Afghanistan for years.  Will Biden maintain any of the small wars? Drone strikes now are...more

  • 689: Afghanistan is abandoned to the Taliban and al Qaeda; Biden to leave only a rump force? @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio

    Nov 10 2020

    Image:  Santa chose a slightly different mode of transportation in Afghanistan to toss candy canes to children as he gave Rudolph and the other reindeer a much deserved rest. Tom Joscelyn, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies; & Senior Editor for FDD's Long War Journal; and Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re: Afghanistan in transition to standalone if the Trump Adm empties it of combat troops. Biden says he wants to leave a counterterrorism force behind. Taliban are...more

  • 688: How does the GOP explain its startling performance in down ticket races? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Nov 10 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1909. Election return 1909, Herald Office NYC  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowHow does the GOP explain its startling performance in down ticket races? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund 

  • 685: Song of Wrath: 4of4: The Peloponnesian War Begins Paperback – Illustrated, September 4, 2012. by J. E. Lendon (Author)

    Nov 10 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1850. Collection of sculptured fragments, Acropolis / Bonfils'.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Song of Wrath: 4of4: The Peloponnesian War Begins Paperback – Illustrated, September 4, 2012.  by J. E. Lendon  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Song-Wrath-Peloponnesian-War-Begins-dp-0465031439/dp/0465031439/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=Song of Wrath tells the stor...more

  • 685: Song of Wrath: 3of4: The Peloponnesian War Begins Paperback – Illustrated, September 4, 2012. by J. E. Lendon (Author)

    Nov 10 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1850> View toward the Acropolis showing Temple of Jupiter and Arch of Hadrian, and Ilissus River.In album: Athens, Egypt, Rhine, Switzerland, Tyrol, Salzburg, opposite p. 6. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Song of Wrath: 3of4: The Peloponnesian War Begins Paperback – Illustrated, September 4, 2012.  by J. E. Lendon  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Song-Wrath-Peloponnesian...more

  • 685: Song of Wrath: 2of4: The Peloponnesian War Begins Paperback – Illustrated, September 4, 2012. by J. E. Lendon (Author)

    Nov 10 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1850. Erectheum / D. Constantin á Athénes.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Song of Wrath: 2of4: The Peloponnesian War Begins Paperback – Illustrated, September 4, 2012.  by J. E. Lendon  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Song-Wrath-Peloponnesian-War-Begins-dp-0465031439/dp/0465031439/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=Song of Wrath tells the story of Classical Athen...more

  • 685: Song of Wrath: 1of4: The Peloponnesian War Begins Paperback – Illustrated, September 4, 2012. by J. E. Lendon (Author)

    Nov 10 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1907. The storied Acropolis crowned by the Parthenon, (Thesion at base) S.E. from railway - Athens  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Song of Wrath: 1of4: The Peloponnesian War Begins Paperback – Illustrated, September 4, 2012.  by J. E. Lendon  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Song-Wrath-Peloponnesian-War-Begins-dp-0465031439/dp/0465031439/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&...more

  • 686: 4/4 The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers, by Gillian Tett.

    Nov 09 2020

    Image:   Ancient Egyptian depiction of women engaged in mechanical rope making, the first graphic evidence of the craft, shown in the two lower rows of the illustration The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers, by Gillian Tett.  “A complex topic and lively writing make this an enjoyable call to action for better integration within organizations.” (Publishers Weekly) “Highly intelligent and enjoyable, and enlivened by a string of vivid case studies. It is...more

  • 686: 3/4 The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers, by Gillian Tett.

    Nov 09 2020

    Image:   Diagram: section of a large-scale social network The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers, by Gillian Tett.  “A complex topic and lively writing make this an enjoyable call to action for better integration within organizations.” (Publishers Weekly) “Highly intelligent and enjoyable, and enlivened by a string of vivid case studies. It is also genuinely important, because her prescription for curing the pathological silo-isation of business and go...more

  • 685: 2/4 The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers, by Gillian Tett.

    Nov 09 2020

    Image:  The 1911 "Pyramid of Capitalist System" cartoon is an example of . . . social stratification The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers, by Gillian Tett. “A complex topic and lively writing make this an enjoyable call to action for better integration within organizations.” (Publishers Weekly)“Highly intelligent and enjoyable, and enlivened by a string of vivid case studies. It is also genuinely important, because her prescription for curing the pat...more

  • 685: 1/4 The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers, by Gillian Tett.

    Nov 09 2020

    Image:   Vogelsang Farm, silo, Manitowoc Rapids, Wisconsin The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers, by Gillian Tett. “A complex topic and lively writing make this an enjoyable call to action for better integration within organizations.” (Publishers Weekly)“Highly intelligent and enjoyable, and enlivened by a string of vivid case studies. It is also genuinely important, because her prescription for curing the pathological silo-isation of business and gov...more

  • 683: The Book of Universes: 2of2: Exploring the Limits of the Cosmos. by John D. Barrow.

    Nov 09 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1963 Credit: Mt Wilson/Palomar Observatories - NGC 224 The Great Galaxy, in Andromeda, type Sb. Shows south preceding region resolved inot stars 100-inch ARC-1963-A-30834  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Book of Universes: 2of2:  Exploring the Limits of the Cosmos. by John D. Barrow.http://www.amazon.com/Book-Universes-Exploring-Limits-Cosmos/dp/0393343111/ref=sr11?s=boo...more

  • 683: The Book of Universes: 1of2: Exploring the Limits of the Cosmos. by John D. Barrow.

    Nov 09 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Titelblad 'Dialogo di Galileo Galilei'  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Book of Universes: 1of2:  Exploring the Limits of the Cosmos. by John D. Barrow.http://www.amazon.com/Book-Universes-Exploring-Limits-Cosmos/dp/0393343111/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1460855140&sr=1-1&keywords=BOOK+OF+UNIVERSES Einstein's theory of general relativity opens the door t...more

  • 684: 4/4 How to Survive the Titanic, Or, the Sinking of J, by Frances Wilson

    Nov 09 2020

    Image: Captain Edward J. Smith and the Titanic How to Survive the Titanic, Or, the Sinking of J,by Frances Wilson  How to Survive the Titanic by Frances Wilson. “Persuasive . . .  examines the disaster afresh through the prism of Ismay’s life . . .  Ultimately, Wilson’s portrait—empathetic rather than sympathetic—depicts Ismay as an Everyman troublingly suited to our own uncertain times.” (BusinessWeek ) “Wilson herself casts a Conradian spell . . . finds submerged truths, unravels riddles, li...more

  • 684: 3/4 How to Survive the Titanic, Or, the Sinking of J, by Frances Wilson

    Nov 09 2020

    Image: Titanic survivors on way to the rescue ship CarpathiaHow to Survive the Titanic, Or, the Sinking of J,by Frances Wilson  How to Survive the Titanic by Frances Wilson. “Persuasive . . .  examines the disaster afresh through the prism of Ismay’s life . . .  Ultimately, Wilson’s portrait—empathetic rather than sympathetic—depicts Ismay as an Everyman troublingly suited to our own uncertain times.” (BusinessWeek ) “Wilson herself casts a Conradian spell . . . finds submerged truths, unravels...more

  • 684: 2/4 How to Survive the Titanic, Or, the Sinking of J, by Frances Wilson

    Nov 09 2020

    Image:  Illustration of the sinking of the TitanicHow to Survive the Titanic, Or, the Sinking of J,by Frances Wilson  How to Survive the Titanic by Frances Wilson. “Persuasive . . .  examines the disaster afresh through the prism of Ismay’s life . . .  Ultimately, Wilson’s portrait—empathetic rather than sympathetic—depicts Ismay as an Everyman troublingly suited to our own uncertain times.” (BusinessWeek ) “Wilson herself casts a Conradian spell . . . finds submerged truths, unravels riddles, ...more

  • 684: 1/4 How to Survive the Titanic, Or, the Sinking of J, by Frances Wilson

    Nov 09 2020

    Image:  Within five days of the sinking, The New York Times published several columns relating to Ismay's conduct—concerning which "there has been so much comment." Columns included the statement of attorney Karl H. Behr indicating Ismay had helped supervise loading of passengers in lifeboats, and of William E. Carter stating that he and Ismay boarded a lifeboat only after there were no more women. How to Survive the Titanic, Or, the Sinking of J,by Frances Wilson  How to Survive the Titanic by...more

  • 682: 4/4 Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship That Shaped the Sixties, by Kevin M. Schultz.

    Nov 09 2020

    Image:  MPs carefully guard flower-wielding hippies at the March on the Pentagon, 1967.  (screen grab)   Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship That Shaped the Sixties, by Kevin M. Schultz.  “Buckley and Mailer brings alive two talented, tireless characters . . .  Schultz weave[s] their contrasting public lives together in a way that helps to make sense of an era.” (Aram Bakshian, Jr., Wall Street Journal)  A lively chronicle of the 1960s through the surprisingly close and amazingly co...more

  • 682: 3/4 Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship That Shaped the Sixties, by Kevin M. Schultz.

    Nov 09 2020

    Image:  Mural in Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco, CaliforniaBuckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship That Shaped the Sixties, by Kevin M. Schultz.  “Buckley and Mailer brings alive two talented, tireless characters . . .  Schultz weave[s] their contrasting public lives together in a way that helps to make sense of an era.” (Aram Bakshian, Jr., Wall Street Journal)  A lively chronicle of the 1960s through the surprisingly close and amazingly contentious friendship of its two most colorful char...more

  • 682: 2/4 Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship That Shaped the Sixties, by Kevin M. Schultz.

    Nov 09 2020

    Image: William F. Buckley attends the second inauguration of the President Ronald Reagan Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship That Shaped the Sixties, by Kevin M. Schultz.  “Buckley and Mailer brings alive two talented, tireless characters . . .  Schultz weave[s] their contrasting public lives together in a way that helps to make sense of an era.” (Aram Bakshian, Jr., Wall Street Journal) A lively chronicle of the 1960s through the surprisingly close and amazingly contentious friendshi...more

  • 682: 1/4 Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship That Shaped the Sixties, by Kevin M. Schultz.

    Nov 09 2020

    Image:  Portrait of Norman Mailer Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship That Shaped the Sixties, by Kevin M. Schultz.  “Buckley and Mailer brings alive two talented, tireless characters . . .  Schultz weave[s] their contrasting public lives together in a way that helps to make sense of an era.” (Aram Bakshian, Jr., Wall Street Journal)  A lively chronicle of the 1960s through the surprisingly close and amazingly contentious friendship of its two most colorful characters. William F. Buckl...more

  • 678: The Last Greatest Magician in the World: 2of2: Howard Thurston Versus Houdini & the Battles of the American Wizards Kindle Edition. by Jim Steinmeyer (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 09 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1914. Magician with blindfolded woman  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last Greatest Magician in the World: 2of2: Howard Thurston Versus Houdini & the Battles of the American Wizards Kindle Edition. by Jim Steinmeyer  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Greatest-Magician-World-Thurston-ebook/dp/B00475AYCI/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Thur...more

  • 678: The Last Greatest Magician in the World: 1of2: Howard Thurston Versus Houdini & the Battles of the American Wizards Kindle Edition. by Jim Steinmeyer (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Nov 09 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1908 Thurston: Kellar's successor.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last Greatest Magician in the World: 1of2: Howard Thurston Versus Houdini & the Battles of the American Wizards Kindle Edition. by Jim Steinmeyer  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Greatest-Magician-World-Thurston-ebook/dp/B00475AYCI/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Thurs...more

  • 681: 2/2 A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing, by Lawrence Krauss (author), and Richard Dawkins (Afterword)

    Nov 08 2020

    Image:  Astronomers discovered stars in the Milky Way galaxy that are almost 13.6 billion years old. A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing, by Lawrence Krauss (author), and Richard Dawkins (Afterword)   The bestselling author and acclaimed physicist Lawrence Krauss offers a paradigm-shifting view of how everything that exists came to be in the first place. “Where did the universe come from? What was there before it? What will the future bring? And, finally, why is ...more

  • 681: 1/2 A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing, by Lawrence Krauss (author), and Richard Dawkins (Afterword)

    Nov 08 2020

    Image: Higgs boson:  Summary of interactions between certain particles described by the Standard Model. A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing, by Lawrence Krauss (author), and Richard Dawkins (Afterword)   The bestselling author and acclaimed physicist Lawrence Krauss offers a paradigm-shifting view of how everything that exists came to be in the first place. “Where did the universe come from? What was there before it? What will the future bring? And, finally, why ...more

  • 678: Best of "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Ark of the Covenant. Malcolm Hoenlein @ThadMcCotter

    Nov 08 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1880 Skioptikonbild. Tryck med motiv av bärandet av den heliga arken genom en torrlagd kanal.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBest of "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Ark of the Covenant. Malcolm Hoenlein  @ThadMcCotter https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-israeli-excavation-reveals-new-findings-about-the-ark-of-the-covenant-1.6727179

  • 680: 4/4 Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II, by Arthur Herman

    Nov 08 2020

    Image:  Steelmill workers' houses. Birmingham, Alabama. Owned by Republic Steel CompanyFreedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II, by Arthur Herman   NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SELECTED BY THE ECONOMIST AS ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR “A rambunctious book that is itself alive with the animal spirits of the marketplace.”—The Wall Street Journal Freedom’s Forge reveals how two extraordinary American businessmen— the General Motors automobile magnate William “Big...more

  • 680: 3/4 Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II, by Arthur Herman

    Nov 08 2020

     Image:  The crew of the Boeing B-17F-10-BO "Flying Fortress" 'Memphis Belle' is pictured at an air base in England after completing 25 missions over enemy territory. The crew returned to the U.S. to a hero's welcome and embarked on a 30-city morale tour. Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II, by Arthur Herman   NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SELECTED BY THE ECONOMIST AS ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR “A rambunctious book that is itself alive with the animal s...more

  • 680: 2/4 Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II, by Arthur Herman

    Nov 08 2020

    Image:  Henry Kaiser Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II, by Arthur Herman   NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SELECTED BY THE ECONOMIST AS ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR “A rambunctious book that is itself alive with the animal spirits of the marketplace.”—The Wall Street Journal Freedom’s Forge reveals how two extraordinary American businessmen— the General Motors automobile magnate William “Big Bill” Knudsen and shipbuilder Henry J. Kaiser—helped corral, caj...more

  • 680: 1/4 Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II, by Arthur Herman

    Nov 08 2020

    Image:  Washington, D.C.     The opera singer Lauritz Melchior (left), and Gene (i.e., Jean) Hersholt, movie actor (center), visiting William Knudsen, director-general of the Office of Production Management (OPM)Freedom's Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II, by Arthur Herman   NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SELECTED BY THE ECONOMIST AS ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR “A rambunctious book that is itself alive with the animal spirits of the marketplace.”—The Wall Street J...more

  • 678: The mysteries of the Hobbits. Michael Balter @Mbalter @ScienceMagazine

    Nov 08 2020

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.View of Batavia  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe mysteries of the Hobbits.  Michael Balter @Mbalter @ScienceMagazinehttp://www.sciencemag.org/news/2013/04/scienceshot-shrinking-hobbits-brain"Where do Hobbits come from? No, not the little humanoids in the J. R. R. Tolkien books, but Homo floresiensis, the 1-meter-tall human with the chimp-sized brain that lived on the Indo...more

  • 679: 4/4 The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House, by Chuck Todd

    Nov 08 2020

    Image:  President Barack Obama gestures during a meeting with Vice President Joe Biden in the Oval Office, Aug. 27, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza). The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House, by Chuck Todd  Chuck Todd's gripping, fly-on-the-wall account of Barack Obama's tumultuous struggle to succeed in Washington.   Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008 partly because he was a Washington outsider. But if he'd come to the White House thinking he could change the politic...more

  • 679: 3/4 The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House, by Chuck Todd

    Nov 08 2020

    Image:  President Barack Obama talks with Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, outside the Oval Office following a meeting in the Situation Room of the White House, June 19, 2014. The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House, by Chuck Todd  Chuck Todd's gripping, fly-on-the-wall account of Barack Obama's tumultuous struggle to succeed in Washington.   Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008 partly because he was a Washington outsider. But if he'd come to the White House...more

  • 679: 2/4 The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House, by Chuck Todd

    Nov 08 2020

    Image:  President Barack Obama shares a laugh with Dr. Andrew Sessler, Distinguished Scientist Emeritus and Director Emeritus, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Dr. John Holdren, Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, right, before meeting with the recipients of the 2013 Fermi Award in the Oval Office, Feb. 3, 2014. The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House, by Chuck Todd  Chuck Todd's gripping, fly-on-the-wall account of Barack Obama's tumultuous struggle to succ...more