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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

  • 305: Leyte 1944: 4 of 4: The Soldiers' Battle Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Nathan N. Prefer (Author), Jones Allen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 11 2020

    Photo:  Advance Japanese landings in the Philippines 8–20 December 1941 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Leyte 1944: 4 of 4: The Soldiers' Battle  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Nathan N. Prefer (Author), Jones Allen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Leyte-1944-The-Soldiers-Battle/dp/B00GIUI4PO/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=When General Douglas MacArthur arrived in Au...more

  • 305: Leyte 1944: 3 of 4: The Soldiers' Battle Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Nathan N. Prefer (Author), Jones Allen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 11 2020

    Photo:  "This picture, captured from the Japanese, shows American prisoners using improvised litters to carry those of their comrades who, from the lack of food or water on the march from Bataan, fell along the road." Philippines, May 1942. 208-AA-288BB-2. (ww2_131.jpg) "At the time of its release, this photo was identified as dead and wounded being carried by fellow prisoners during the Bataan Death March in April 1942 ... Subsequent information from military archivists, the National Archives a...more

  • 305: Leyte 1944: 2 of 4: The Soldiers' Battle Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Nathan N. Prefer (Author), Jones Allen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 11 2020

    Photo:  Leyte province in 1918, before its division into three provinces, namely Leyte, Southern Leyte and Biliran http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Leyte 1944: 2 of 4: The Soldiers' Battle  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Nathan N. Prefer (Author), Jones Allen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Leyte-1944-The-Soldiers-Battle/dp/B00GIUI4PO/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=W...more

  • 305: Leyte 1944: 1 of 4: The Soldiers' Battle Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Nathan N. Prefer (Author), Jones Allen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher)

    Aug 11 2020

    Photo:  Battle of Leyte: General Douglas MacArthur and staff land at Dulag Beach, Leyte, 20 October 1944.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Leyte 1944: 1 of 4: The Soldiers' Battle  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Nathan N. Prefer (Author), Jones Allen (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Leyte-1944-The-Soldiers-Battle/dp/B00GIUI4PO/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=When Gene...more

  • 303: "Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye: 2of2: A Family Field Trip to the Arctic's Edge in Search of Adventure, Truth, and Mini-Marshmallows," by Zac Unger.

    Aug 11 2020

    Photo:  Polar bears have evolved adaptations for Arctic life. For example, large furry feet and short, sharp, stocky claws give them good traction on ice. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow"Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye: 2of2: A Family Field Trip to the Arctic's Edge in Search of Adventure, Truth, and Mini-Marshmallows," by Zac Unger.https://www.amazon.com/Never-Look-Polar-Bear-Mini-Marshmallows/dp/0306821168Yes, we...more

  • 303: "Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye: 1of2: A Family Field Trip to the Arctic's Edge in Search of Adventure, Truth, and Mini-Marshmallows," by Zac Unger.

    Aug 11 2020

    Photo:  Polar bear statue in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow"Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye: 1of2: A Family Field Trip to the Arctic's Edge in Search of Adventure, Truth, and Mini-Marshmallows," by Zac Unger.https://www.amazon.com/Never-Look-Polar-Bear-Mini-Marshmallows/dp/0306821168Yes, welcome to Churchill, Manitoba. Year-round human population: 943. Yet despite the isolation and the ...more

  • 302: The Last Man in Russia: 4of4: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough. Hardcover – April 30, 2013

    Aug 11 2020

    Photo:  A Siberian tigress and cub. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Last Man in Russia: 4of4: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough. Hardcover – April 30, 2013https://www.amazon.com/Last-Man-Russia-Struggle-Nation/dp/0465074987/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?keywords=Oliver+Bullough+Last+man+in+russia&qid=1584312415&s=audible&sr=8-1-fkmr0Russia is dying from within. Oligarchs and oil barons may stil...more

  • 302: The Last Man in Russia: 3of4: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough. Hardcover – April 30, 2013

    Aug 11 2020

    Photo:  An Old Believer Priest, Nikita Pustosviat, Disputing with Patriarch Joachim the Matters of Faith. Painting by Vasily Perov http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Last Man in Russia: 3of4: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough. Hardcover – April 30, 2013https://www.amazon.com/Last-Man-Russia-Struggle-Nation/dp/0465074987/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?keywords=Oliver+Bullough+Last+man+in+russia&qid=15843124...more

  • 302: The Last Man in Russia: 2of4: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough. Hardcover – April 30, 2013

    Aug 11 2020

    Photo:   Trinity by Andrey Rublev http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Last Man in Russia: 2of4: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough. Hardcover – April 30, 2013https://www.amazon.com/Last-Man-Russia-Struggle-Nation/dp/0465074987/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?keywords=Oliver+Bullough+Last+man+in+russia&qid=1584312415&s=audible&sr=8-1-fkmr0Russia is dying from within. Oligarchs and oil barons may still ...more

  • 302: The Last Man in Russia: 1of4: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough. Hardcover – April 30, 2013

    Aug 11 2020

    Photo:  Lithuanian deportees preparing logs for rafting on the Mana River http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Last Man in Russia: 1of4: The Struggle to Save a Dying Nation, by Oliver Bullough. Hardcover – April 30, 2013https://www.amazon.com/Last-Man-Russia-Struggle-Nation/dp/0465074987/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?keywords=Oliver+Bullough+Last+man+in+russia&qid=1584312415&s=audible&sr=8-1-fkmr0Russia is dying from wit...more

  • 301: Black April: 4 of 4: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George J Veith.

    Aug 11 2020

    Photo:  210 prisoners from the Bien Hoa POW Camp refuse repatriation and want to remain in South Vietnam http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBlack April: 4 of 4: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George J Veith.  https://www.amazon.com/Black-April-South-Vietnam-1973-75-ebook/dp/B00EN8SZ7K/ref=sr11?ie=UTF8&qid=1528073749&sr=8-1&keywords=black+april+veith The defeat of South Vietnam was arguably America’s wo...more

  • 301: Black April: 3 of 4: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George J Veith.

    Aug 11 2020

    Photo:  Hanoi Taxi checks out its new home A C-141 Starlifter aircraft, better known as the Hanoi Taxi, flies over its soon-to-be new home at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force adjacent to Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, Dec. 13. This particular aircraft gained fame when it was used to return American prisoners of war back home at the end of the Viet Nam War. As the last operational C-141 in Air Force Reserve Command's 445 Airlift Wing, the historic aircraft is scheduled to retire and be dedi...more

  • 301: Black April: 2 of 4: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George J Veith.

    Aug 11 2020

    Photo:    Flag of South Vietnam    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBlack April: 2 of 4: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George J Veith.  https://www.amazon.com/Black-April-South-Vietnam-1973-75-ebook/dp/B00EN8SZ7K/ref=sr11?ie=UTF8&qid=1528073749&sr=8-1&keywords=black+april+veith The defeat of South Vietnam was arguably America’s worst foreign policy disaster of the 20th Century. Yet a complete unders...more

  • 301: Black April: 1 of 4: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George J Veith.

    Aug 11 2020

    Photo:  About 1 million Vietnamese refugees left the newly created communist North Vietnam during Operation "Passage to Freedom" (October 1954). http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBlack April: 1 of 4: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George J Veith.  https://www.amazon.com/Black-April-South-Vietnam-1973-75-ebook/dp/B00EN8SZ7K/ref=sr11?ie=UTF8&qid=1528073749&sr=8-1&keywords=black+april+veith The defeat of...more

  • 308: A Serial Killer in Nazi Berlin: 2of2: The Chilling True Story of the S-Bahn Murderer by Scott Andrew Selby.

    Aug 10 2020

    Photo:  The S-Bahn Berlin serial killer Paul Ogorzow.  Screen grab. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowA Serial Killer in Nazi Berlin: 2of2: The Chilling True Story of the S-Bahn Murderer by Scott Andrew Selby.https://www.amazon.com/Serial-Killer-Nazi-Berlin-Chilling/dp/0425264157/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1474166591&sr=1-1&keywords=Berlin+murder+selby "For all appearances, Paul Ogorzow was a model Germ...more

  • 308: A Serial Killer in Nazi Berlin: 1of2: The Chilling True Story of the S-Bahn Murderer by Scott Andrew Selby.

    Aug 10 2020

    Photo:  The Berlin S-Bahn http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowA Serial Killer in Nazi Berlin: 1of2: The Chilling True Story of the S-Bahn Murderer by Scott Andrew Selby.https://www.amazon.com/Serial-Killer-Nazi-Berlin-Chilling/dp/0425264157/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1474166591&sr=1-1&keywords=Berlin+murder+selby "For all appearances, Paul Ogorzow was a model German. An employed family man, party member, ...more

  • 300: Oliver Hazard Perry: 4 of 4: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy (Library of Naval Biography) Hardcover – October 3, 2006. by David Curtis Skaggs (Author)

    Aug 10 2020

    Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Oliver Hazard Perry: 4 of 4: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy (Library of Naval Biography) Hardcover – October 3, 2006.  by David Curtis Skaggs  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Oliver-Hazard-Perry-Patriotism-Biography/dp/1591147921Hailed for his decisive victory over a Royal Navy squadron on Lake Erie in September 1813 and best known for his after-action repo...more

  • 300: Oliver Hazard Perry: 3 of 4: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy (Library of Naval Biography) Hardcover – October 3, 2006. by David Curtis Skaggs (Author)

    Aug 10 2020

    Portrait:  Oliver Hazard Perry http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Oliver Hazard Perry: 3 of 4: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy (Library of Naval Biography) Hardcover – October 3, 2006.  by David Curtis Skaggs  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Oliver-Hazard-Perry-Patriotism-Biography/dp/1591147921Hailed for his decisive victory over a Royal Navy squadron on Lake Erie in September 1813 and best known f...more

  • 300: Oliver Hazard Perry: 2 of 4: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy (Library of Naval Biography) Hardcover – October 3, 2006. by David Curtis Skaggs (Author)

    Aug 10 2020

    Mural: Battle of Lake Erie, 10 September 1813. (1959) by Charles Robert Patterson and Howard B. French, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. Niagara joins the battle. Detroit and Queen Charlotte at right. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Oliver Hazard Perry: 2 of 4: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy (Library of Naval Biography) Hardcover – October 3, 2006.  by David Curtis Skaggs  (Author) https...more

  • 300: Oliver Hazard Perry: 1 of 4: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy (Library of Naval Biography) Hardcover – October 3, 2006. by David Curtis Skaggs (Author)

    Aug 10 2020

    Photo:  Perry (standing) after abandoning Lawrence in a 1911 painting by Edward Percy Moran http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Oliver Hazard Perry: 1 of 4: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy (Library of Naval Biography) Hardcover – October 3, 2006.  by David Curtis Skaggs  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Oliver-Hazard-Perry-Patriotism-Biography/dp/1591147921Hailed for his decisive victory over a Royal ...more

  • 300: The Shadow King: 4of4: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy,by Jo Marchant / Hardcover – June 4, 2013

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo: King Tutankhamun http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Shadow King: 4of4:  The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy,by Jo Marchant / Hardcover – June 4, 2013    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0306821338/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1 More than 3,000 years ago, King Tutankhamun’s desiccated body was lovingly wrapped and sent into the future as an immortal god. After resting undisturbed for more than three mille...more

  • 300: The Shadow King: 3of4: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy,by Jo Marchant / Hardcover – June 4, 2013

    Aug 09 2020

    Image:  The "Egyptian Number" of Life, 19 Apr 1923. The discovery and excavation of Tutankhamun's tomb attracted widespread public interest in ancient Egypt. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Shadow King: 3of4:  The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy,by Jo Marchant / Hardcover – June 4, 2013    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0306821338/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1 More than 3,000 years ago, King Tutankhamun’s...more

  • 300: The Shadow King: 2of4: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy,by Jo Marchant / Hardcover – June 4, 2013

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo:  The death of Lord Carnarvon six weeks after the opening of Tutankhamun's tomb resulted in many curse stories in the press. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Shadow King: 2of4:  The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy,by Jo Marchant / Hardcover – June 4, 2013    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0306821338/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1 More than 3,000 years ago, King Tutankhamun’s desiccated body was loving...more

  • 300: The Shadow King: 1of4: The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy, by Jo Marchant / Hardcover – June 4, 2013

    Aug 09 2020

    Image:  Tutankhamun and his queen, Ankhesenamun  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Shadow King: 1of4:  The Bizarre Afterlife of King Tut's Mummy,by Jo Marchant / Hardcover – June 4, 2013https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0306821338/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1 More than 3,000 years ago, King Tutankhamun’s desiccated body was lovingly wrapped and sent into the future as an immortal god. After resting undisturbed for ...more

  • 299: A Noble Cause: 4 of 4: American Battlefield Victories in Vietnam Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Douglas Niles (Author), Brian O'Neill (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo:  Wounded Soldiers are loaded on to a UH-1 medivac helicopter http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow A Noble Cause: 4 of 4: American Battlefield Victories in Vietnam  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Douglas Niles (Author), Brian O'Neill (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Noble-Cause-American-Battlefield-Victories/dp/B01670QQSG/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1589160968&sr=1-1...more

  • 299: A Noble Cause: 3 of 4: American Battlefield Victories in Vietnam Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Douglas Niles (Author), Brian O'Neill (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Aug 09 2020

    Map:  Battle of Loc Ninh, 29 October 1967 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow A Noble Cause: 3 of 4: American Battlefield Victories in Vietnam  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Douglas Niles (Author), Brian O'Neill (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Noble-Cause-American-Battlefield-Victories/dp/B01670QQSG/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1589160968&sr=1-1In the tradition of We Wer...more

  • 299: A Noble Cause: 2 of 4: American Battlefield Victories in Vietnam Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Douglas Niles (Author), Brian O'Neill (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo:  Close air support strikes of the 1st marine Aircraft Wing and massive artillery fires paved the way for infantry assault.  (USMC photo) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow A Noble Cause: 2 of 4: American Battlefield Victories in Vietnam  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Douglas Niles (Author), Brian O'Neill (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Noble-Cause-American-Battlefield-Victories/dp/...more

  • 299: A Noble Cause: 1 of 4: American Battlefield Victories in Vietnam Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Douglas Niles (Author), Brian O'Neill (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher)

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo:  South Vietnamese Rangers and an American adviser at the crash site of a U.S. helicopter in Dong Xoai. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow A Noble Cause: 1 of 4: American Battlefield Victories in Vietnam  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Douglas Niles (Author), Brian O'Neill (Narrator), Recorded Books (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Noble-Cause-American-Battlefield-Victories/dp/B01670QQSG/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_e...more

  • 299: German Wars: 2of2: A Concise History, 1859-1945 First Edition. by Michael A. Palmer (Author)

    Aug 09 2020

    Image:   Berlin in 1912 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow German Wars: 2of2: A Concise History, 1859-1945 First Edition. by Michael A. Palmer (Author) https://www.amazon.com/German-Wars-Concise-History-1859-1945/dp/0760337802 The German Wars: A Concise History, 1859-1945 outlines the history of European warfare from the Wars of German Unification to the end of the World War II. The title aside, the book is not be ano...more

  • 299: German Wars: 1of2: A Concise History, 1859-1945 First Edition. by Michael A. Palmer (Author)

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo:  Germany at war and in the Industrial Revolution; The Krupp-Works in Essen, 1864.    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow German Wars: 1of2: A Concise History, 1859-1945 First Edition. by Michael A. Palmer (Author)https://www.amazon.com/German-Wars-Concise-History-1859-1945/dp/0760337802 The German Wars: A Concise History, 1859-1945 outlines the history of European warfare from the Wars of German Unification to the ...more

  • 299: Ike's Bluff: 4of4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World, by Evan Thomas; with Brian Troxell as narrator. Published by Hachette Audio.

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo:  The official White House portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower by James Anthony Wills  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIke's Bluff: 4of4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World, by Evan Thomas; with Brian Troxell as narrator. Published by Hachette Audio. https://www.amazon.com/Ikes-Bluff-President-Eisenhowers-Secret/dp/B009GBX6L4/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Upon assuming the ...more

  • 299: Ike's Bluff: 3of4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World, by Evan Thomas; with Brian Troxell as narrator. Published by Hachette Audio.

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo:  A U-2 reconnaissance aircraft in flight http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIke's Bluff: 3of4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World, by Evan Thomas; with Brian Troxell as narrator. Published by Hachette Audio.https://www.amazon.com/Ikes-Bluff-President-Eisenhowers-Secret/dp/B009GBX6L4/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower came ...more

  • 299: Ike's Bluff: 2of4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World, by Evan Thomas; with Brian Troxell as narrator. Published by Hachette Audio.

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo:  First test launch of the PGM-17 Thor from Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 17B, January 25, 1957  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIke's Bluff: 2of4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World, by Evan Thomas; with Brian Troxell as narrator. Published by Hachette Audio.https://www.amazon.com/Ikes-Bluff-President-Eisenhowers-Secret/dp/B009GBX6L4/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Upon a...more

  • 299: Ike's Bluff: 1of4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World, by Evan Thomas; with Brian Troxell as narrator. Published by Hachette Audio.

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo:  Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev during his 11-day U.S. visit as guest of President Eisenhower, September 1959 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIke's Bluff: 1of4: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World, by Evan Thomas; with Brian Troxell as narrator. Published by Hachette Audio.https://www.amazon.com/Ikes-Bluff-President-Eisenhowers-Secret/dp/B009GBX6L4/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid...more

  • 299: Such Men as These: 4 of 4: The Story of the Navy Pilots Who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea Kindle Edition. by David Sears (Author)

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo:  MiG-15s curving in to attack USAF B-29s, 1951. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Such Men as These: 4 of 4: The Story of the Navy Pilots Who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea Kindle Edition. by David Sears  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Such-Men-These-Pilots-Deadly-ebook/dp/B003K15524/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?keywords=David+Sears+Such+men+as+these&qid=1574993497&s=audible&sr=8-1-fkmr1In 1951, James Michener...more

  • 299: Such Men as These: 3 of 4: The Story of the Navy Pilots Who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea Kindle Edition. by David Sears (Author)

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo:  No. 77 Squadron pilots and their Meteors at Kunsan, South Korea, June 1954 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Such Men as These: 3 of 4: The Story of the Navy Pilots Who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea Kindle Edition. by David Sears  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Such-Men-These-Pilots-Deadly-ebook/dp/B003K15524/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?keywords=David+Sears+Such+men+as+these&qid=1574993497&s=audible&sr=8-1-...more

  • 299: Such Men as These: 2 of 4: The Story of the Navy Pilots Who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea Kindle Edition. by David Sears (Author)

    Aug 09 2020

    Image:  F-86A-5-NA Sabre 49-1223. This aircraft served with the 335th F-I Squadron, 4th F-IW in Korea. It was shot down by MiGs near Wonsan on February 3, 1952; the pilot ejected.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Such Men as These: 2 of 4: The Story of the Navy Pilots Who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea Kindle Edition. by David Sears  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Such-Men-These-Pilots-Deadly-ebook/dp/B003K15524/re...more

  • 299: Such Men as These: 1 of 4: The Story of the Navy Pilots Who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea Kindle Edition. by David Sears (Author)

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Such Men as These: 1 of 4: The Story of the Navy Pilots Who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea, by David Sears   Kindle Edition. https://www.amazon.com/Such-Men-These-Pilots-Deadly-ebook/dp/B003K15524/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?keywords=David+Sears+Such+men+as+these&qid=1574993497&s=audible&sr=8-1-fkmr1In 1951, James Michener went to Korea to report on a little-known aspect of Am...more

  • 298: #NewAmericanCivilWar:2of2: The old gods of the American pantheon under assault by the godless Cancel Culture (Church of Woke.)

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo:A Committee of Five, composed of John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert Livingston, drafted and presented to the Continental Congress what became known as the U.S. Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776. John Trumbull - US Capitol Committee of Five, Declaration of Independence, July 1776, detail of John Trumbull's painting (1819) Public Domain File:Committee of Five, 1776.png Created: 1819date QS:P571,+1819-00-00T00:00:00Z/9  http://JohnBatchelorS...more

  • 298: #NewAmericanCivilWar: 1of2: The old gods of the American pantheon under assault by the godless Cancel Culture (Church of Woke.)

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo:Robert R. Livingston, member of the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence.Attributed to Gilbert Stuart - Christie's Robert R. Livingston oil on canvas 35¼ x 28½ inch Public Domain File:Robert R Livingston, attributed to Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828).jpg Created: 18th century date QS:P,+1750-00-00T00:00:00Z/7 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewAmericanCivilWar: 1of2: The old gods of the A...more

  • 298: Mushballs on Jupiter. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo:  NASA's image of Jupiter's mushballs. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowMushballs on Jupiter.  Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/lightning-and-mushballs-on-jupiter/

  • 298: SpaceX Starship hops. Blue Origen New Glenn unready. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Aug 09 2020

    Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowSpaceX Starship hops. Blue Origen New Glenn unready. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/jeff-bezos-sells-3-billion-more-in-amazon-stock/

  • 297: Asia's New Geopolitics: 4of4: Essays on Reshaping the Indo-Pacific Hardcover – May 1, 2020. by Michael R. Auslin (Author)

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo:Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe with U.S. President Donald Trump at the 45th G7 in Biarritz, August 2019. The White House from Washington, DC - #G7Biarritz President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe, joined by their delegation members, participate in a bilateral meeting at the Centre de Congrés Bellevue Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, in Biarritz, France, site of the G7 Summit. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead) Public Domain File:-G7Biarritz (48617425121)....more

  • 297: Asia's New Geopolitics: 3of4: Essays on Reshaping the Indo-Pacific Hardcover – May 1, 2020. by Michael R. Auslin (Author)

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo:Cover for Shanghai Manhua issue 13 (July 1, 1928)Date | 1928Source | http://mclc.osu.edu/rc/pubs/laing.htmAuthor | Huaisu http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Asia's New Geopolitics: 3of4: Essays on Reshaping the Indo-Pacific Hardcover – May 1, 2020. by Michael R. Auslin  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Asias-New-Geopolitics-Reshaping-Indo-Pacific/dp/0817923241The Indo-Pacific is fast becoming the world's dominant re...more

  • 297: Asia's New Geopolitics: 2of4: Essays on Reshaping the Indo-Pacific Hardcover – May 1, 2020. by Michael R. Auslin (Author)

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo:English: The Illustration of The Siberian War, N°. 16: The Japanese Army Occupied Vragaeschensk (Blagoveshchensk)日本語: 1918年、ブラゴヴェシチェンスクに入城する日本軍と日の丸を振って出迎える市民などを描いた作品。空からは航空隊により布告文が撒かれた。『救露討獨遠征軍画報』よりDate | 1919Source | The Library of CongressAuthor | Tokyo : Shobido & Co. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Asia's New Geopolitics: 2of4: Essays on Reshaping the Indo-Pacific Hardcover – May 1, 2020. by Michael R. A...more

  • 297: Asia's New Geopolitics: 1of4: Essays on Reshaping the Indo-Pacific Hardcover – May 1, 2020. by Michael R. Auslin (Author)

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo: Kamisuki (Combing the hair), A colour woodblock print, Japan, Taishō era, 1920 Goyō (1880-1921) Goyō Hashiguchi - Walters Art Museum: Home page  Info about artwork Kamisuki (Combing the hair), A colour woodblock print, Japan, Taishō era, 1920 Goyō Hashiguchi. Permission details This work is free and may be used by anyone for any purpose. If you wish to use this content, you do not need to request permission as long as you follow any licensing requirements mentioned on this page. Wikimed...more

  • 296: Armenian provocations against Azerbaijan defy common sense about the promise of the South Caucasus. @ElinSuleymanov, Ambassador to the United State from the Republic of Azerbaijan.

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo:mage from page 208 of "All the Russias: travels and studies in contemporary European Russia, Finland, Siberia, the Caucasus, and Central Asia" (1902) Identifier: allrussiastravel01norm Title: All the Russias: travels and studies in contemporary European Russia, Finland, Siberia, the Caucasus, and Central Asia Year: 1902 (1900s) Authors:  Norman, Henry, 1858-1939 Subjects:  Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910 Eastern question (Central Asia) Publisher:  New York, C. Seribner's sons Contributin...more

  • 296: #TheScalaReport: What the gamblers of Macau can tell about the PRC economy. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo:English: MacauDate | circa 1870 Source | [https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/20912/lot/4/Author | William Pryor Floyd (1830 - c.1900) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#TheScalaReport: What the gamblers of Macau can tell about the PRC economy.   Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com  #ScalaAPShttps://www.zerohedge.com/markets/macaus-gaming-revenues-crash-945-july-recovery-hopes-dim

  • 296: Suddenly discovering that Clinton's agent Steele had a source, Danchenko, who travelled to Petersburg and Moscow in 2016: “How hysterical is it that now we know that we had a paid operative where? Russia! Russia! Doing what? Digging up dirt on what? Oh

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo:English: Nevsky Prospekt (or Neva Avenue) and Admiralty in Saint Petersburg (Russia). 19th-century photochrome print (1890—1900)Русский: Невский проспект и Адмиралтейство в Санкт-Петербурге (Россия). Цветная фотолитография XIX века (1890—1900)Français : Saint-Pétersbourg. Perspective Nevski.Date | between 1890 and 1905 Source | Original image: Photochrom print (color photo lithograph)Reproduction number: LC-DIG-ppmsc-03885 from Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Photochr...more

  • 296: Introducing the fresh Ramble.com to supplant the untrusted Youtube.com. @DevinNune CA-22

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo:Oil Wells, Fresno, Calif.New York Public LibrarylinkLinkhttp://digitalcollections.nypl.org/copyrightCopyright infoPublic Domain  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIntroducing the fresh Ramble.com to supplant the untrusted Youtube.com. @DevinNunes CA-22

  • 295: Imbeciles: 4of4: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Adam Cohen (Author), Dan Woren (Narrator), Penguin Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo:  Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood and a principal proponent of eugenics, in 1920 published, Woman and the New Race, endorsing negative eugenics. Here: at the top is a photo of a woman seated affectionately with her two sons. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Imbeciles: 4of4:  The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Adam Cohen (Auth...more

  • 295: Imbeciles: 3of4: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Adam Cohen (Author), Dan Woren (Narrator), Penguin Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo:  G. K. Chesterton, an opponent of eugenics, in 1909, by photographer Ernest Herbert Mills http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Imbeciles: 3of4:  The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Adam Cohen (Author), Dan Woren (Narrator), Penguin Audio (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Imbeciles-Adam-Cohen-audiobook/dp/B01AIT2QKO/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encodi...more

  • 295: Imbeciles: 2of4: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Adam Cohen (Author), Dan Woren (Narrator), Penguin Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo:  Dr. John H. Bell was the superintendent at the Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Imbeciles: 2of4:  The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Adam Cohen (Author), Dan Woren (Narrator), Penguin Audio (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Imbeciles-Adam-Cohen-audiobook/dp/B01AIT2QKO/ref=tmm_aud_swat...more

  • 295: Imbeciles: 1of4: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Adam Cohen (Author), Dan Woren (Narrator), Penguin Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo:  Logo from the Second International Eugenics Conference, 1921, depicting eugenics as a tree which unites a variety of different fields http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Imbeciles: 1of4:  The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  Adam Cohen (Author), Dan Woren (Narrator), Penguin Audio (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Imbeciles-Adam-Cohen-audiobo...more

  • 294: POTUS disciplines the untrusted PRC; POTUS inclines to payroll and stimulus relief by Executive Order. @CGasparino @FoxBusiness

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo:Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor by William Halsall  William Halsall - Pilgrim Hall Museum "Mayflower e porzh-mor Aberplymm" gant William Halsall, 1882 Public Domain File:Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor, by William Halsall.jpg Created: 1882date QS:P571,+1882-00-00T00:00:00Z/9  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPOTUS disciplines the untrusted PRC; POTUS inclines to payroll and stimulus relief by Executive Order.  @CGasp...more

  • 294: #PacificWatch: The decline and fall of San Francisco creates the Meth Lab Hotel, @JCBliss Jeff Bliss

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo:Joachim Ferdinand Richardt (10 April 1819 - 29 October 1895) Danish-American artist, in Denmarkknown for his lithographs of manor houses, and in the U.S. for his paintings of Niagara Falls and other landscapes.Oakland EstuaryAcquisition Fund and Florence M. Heafey Foundation FundInscriptions | Signature bottom right:  Ferd. RichardtSource/Photographer | Oakland Museum of California  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorS...more

  • 294: The Barr/Bash inquiry about the Obama Administration abuse of surveillance likely reaches back to the first term. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo:View down Pike Street toward the Manhattan Bridge, 1936, photograph by Berenice Abbott Berenice Abbott - https://www.flickr.com/photos/nypl/3095884537/ Digital ID: 482679. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. March 06, 1936 Notes: Code: I.A.5. Looking down Pike Street toward the Manhattan Bridge, street half in shadow, rubble in gutters, some traffic. Source: Changing New York / Berenice Abbott. (more info) Repository: The New York Public Library. Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. W...more

  • 294: August 17, 2016 was not a "defensive briefing" of Candidate Trump by FBI agent Joe Pientka: it was an ambush. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Aug 08 2020

    Photo:The Manhattan Bridge under construction in March 1909 Irving Underhill - Library of Congress Manhattan Bridge, made March 23rd, 1909. Marine terminal at Main and Plymouth Streets in foreground; bridge under construction in background. Original image cropped slightly. Public Domain File:Manhattan Bridge Construction 1909.jpg Created: 23 March 1909 Location: 40° 42′ 26″ N, 73° 59′ 27.24″ W  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @Ba...more

  • 293: Tiny, resource-rich Uruguay is a positive virus story in the modes of the general tragedy of South America. @MaryAnastasiaOG @WSJOpinion

    Aug 07 2020

    Photo:English: The 4th goal of Uruguay v. Argentina national team scored by Héctor Castro.Date | 30 July 1930Source | Album - Primer Campeonato Mundial de Football - Argentine Football Association LibraryAuthor | Unknown author http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowTiny, resource-rich Uruguay is a positive virus story in the modes of the general tragedy of South America. @MaryAnastasiaOG @WSJOpinionhttps://www.wsj.com/articl...more

  • 293: Tariffs are a negative for the American and Canadian economy. @VeroDeRugy @Mercatus

    Aug 07 2020

    Photo:View looking s.e. from approx. Cherry & Villiers St.Original caption: "Inscribed in the photograph u.r. (mirror image): 216130 Reproduced in Toronto Board of Harbour Commissioners annual report, 1930, p.14. TEC 138B.5H" — 1930 Jun 02Date | 2 June 1930Source | http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMDC-PICTURES-R-1409&R=DC-PICTURES-R-1409 Courtesy of Toronto Public LibraryAuthor | Unknown author http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules...more

  • 292: What or who will bail out the shutdown Blue state economies? @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Aug 07 2020

    Image:  "A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion" by Thomas Nast, Harper's Weekly, January 19, 1870 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhat or who will bail out the shutdown Blue state economies?  @SebGorka #AmericaFirsthttps://www.cnn.com/2020/08/06/us/iowa-teachers-coronavirus-obits-trnd/index.html

  • 292: Biden unable. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Aug 07 2020

    Image:  Intellectual activities such as playing chess or regular social interaction have been linked to a reduced risk of AD in epidemiological studies, although no causal relationship has been found. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBiden unable.  @SebGorka #AmericaFirsthttps://www.foxnews.com/media/ny-times-reporter-spotlights-anxiety-from-biden-staff-over-gaffes-dems-thrilled-hes-not-on-campaign-trail

  • 292: The Iron Dome that protected me in Ashkelon finally comes to America. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Aug 07 2020

    Image:  Iron Dome. Fair use.In 2019, the U.S. Army announced its intent to buy two Iron Dome batteries to fill a need for an interim capability. Given interest by the U.S. and several other nations in Iron Dome’s unique capabilities, Raytheon Missiles & Defense has debuted the SkyHunter® system in cooperation with Rafael. Based on Iron Dome, SkyHunter can be produced in the United States to expand availability and capacity for the U.S. and its allies. These systems protect at the lowest laye...more

  • 292: What does the predatory PRC want from rogue state of Iran? Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres Mike Doran Hudson Institute @Doranimated

    Aug 07 2020

    Image:  Sassanid-era nobleman Mihransitad selects bride for the Persian king from five daughters of the Chinese emperor, 14th century miniature http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhat does the predatory PRC want from rogue state of Iran? Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres Mike Doran Hudson Institute @DoranimatedMichael Doran is a Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute. He specializes in Middle East security issues. In the admi...more

  • 292: Yemen is unsolved. Norman Roule. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. Norman T. Roule.Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Aug 07 2020

    Photo: The Yemeni capital, Sanaa, after airstrikes, 9 October 2015 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowYemen is unsolved. Norman Roule. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. Norman T. Roule.Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_presNorman T. Roule served for 34-years in the Central Intelligence Agency, managing significant programs relating to the Middle East. Mr. Roule’s service in the CIA’s Directorate of Operations included roles as Divi...more

  • 292: After the blast, Nasrallah and Hezbollah remain in control of the failed state of Lebanon. Yoni Ben Menachem. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Aug 07 2020

    Image:  Hezbollah logo.   http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAfter the blast, Nasrallah and Hezbollah remain in control of the failed state of Lebanon. Yoni Ben Menachem. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_presYoni Ben Menachem, a veteran Arab affairs and diplomatic commentator for Israel Radio and Television, is a senior Middle East analyst for the Jerusalem Center. He served as director general and chief editor of the Israel Bro...more

  • 291: PRC losing hold of the Pakistani road to the Indian Ocean and Iran. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Aug 07 2020

    Photo:  Pakistan Prime Minister Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy with Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai signing the Treaty of Friendship Between China and Pakistan. Pakistan is host to China's largest embassy http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPRC losing hold of the Pakistan road to the Indian Ocean and Iran. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs. The New Total War of the 21st Century and the Trigger of the Fear Pandemic Paperb...more

  • 291: Australia and the US prepare for PRC provocations. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Aug 07 2020

    Photo:  Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison with U.S. President Donald Trump shaking hands at the White House, September 2019. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAustralia and the US prepare for PRC provocations. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs. The New Total War of the 21st Century and the Trigger of the Fear Pandemic Paperback – July 15, 2020. by Gregory R. Copley  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/gp/p...more

  • 291: Obama the routine partisan rationalizes disorder. @ConradMBlack @TheAmGreatness

    Aug 07 2020

    Photo:  The buildings burning during Watts riot http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowObama the routine partisan rationalizes disorder. @ConradMBlack @TheAmGreatnesshttps://amgreatness.com/2020/08/03/obama-defends-mob-rule/

  • 291: Will Canada's Conservatives keep pushing back on the Liberal/NDP/Green climate change assault? @ConradMBlack @NationalPost

    Aug 07 2020

    Photo:  A Canadian Conservative election poster from 1891. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWill Canada's Conservatives keep pushing back on the Liberal/NDP/Green climate change assault? @ConradMBlack @NationalPosthttps://nationalpost.com/opinion/black080120

  • 290: The retail (small) investor bids up the vaccine-makers and everything that looks like the vaccine-makers. @GregZuckerman @WSJ

    Aug 07 2020

    Photo:Curb market at Broad Street 1902. Wrote a local resident in 1907, each morning at 10 o'clock the "multitude" of "brokers, brokers' clerks, lemonade and provision vendors, messenger boys, 'lambs' awaiting slaughter, and numerous other attaches and camp followers of the noisy and disorderly throng breaks forth with a volley of discordant screams which rend the air for several blocks, and then bedlam reigns until the gong again sounds at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, to the confusion and discom...more

  • 290: PRC indignant at a UN report on Kim nukes. Kim indignant at baby sister. Brue Bechtol, Angelo State, author North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability.

    Aug 07 2020

    Photo: Kim Yo-jong, Kim Jong-il's younger sister, of similar mentality and frozen-hearted temperament.  Here: Photograph of Kim Yo-jong attending the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics on 9 February 2018 Part of her domain:  Room 39 (officially Central Committee Bureau 39 of the Workers' Party of Korea, also referred to as Bureau 39, Division 39, or Office 39[2]) is a secretive North Korean party organization that seeks ways to maintain the foreign currency slush fund for the country's...more

  • 290: #HotelMars: SpaceX double success with Dragon Endeavor return to the Gulf and Starship hop at Boca Chica. David Livingston, SpaceShow.com William Harwood @cbs_spacenews

    Aug 07 2020

    Photo:  SpaceX : Tracking footage of Crew Dragon’s descent, parachute deployments and splashdown.  NASA http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#HotelMars: SpaceX double success with Dragon Endeavor return to the Gulf and Starship hop at Boca Chica. David Livingston, SpaceShow.com William Harwood @cbs_spacenewsBy WILLIAM HARWOODCBS News (@cbs_spacenews)Plunging back to Earth in a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule Sunday amounted to a...more

  • 290: Would Biden's fair housing correct Trump's fair housing? . @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Aug 07 2020

    Photo:  Boundary Street 1890; three years later, the London County Council began slum clearance. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWould Biden's fair housing correct Trump's fair housing? . @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst https://www.hoover.org/research/two-cheers-hud

  • 290: Trump's fair housing in Westchester corrects Obama's fair housing in Westchester. @RichardAepstein @HooverInst

    Aug 07 2020

    Photo: Westchester County, New York: Yonkers http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowTrump's fair housing in Westchester corrects Obama's fair housing in Westchester. @RichardAepstein @HooverInst https://www.hoover.org/research/two-cheers-hud

  • 290: The troubles with TikTok. @TheBrandon Weichert, The Weichert Report. @GordonGChang

    Aug 07 2020

    Photo: TikTok logo http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe troubles with TikTok. @TheBrandon Weichert, The Weichert Report. @GordonGChang https://www.ft.com/content/45d739f5-37cc-4957-874d-a310c2ac8e07

  • 289: Dr. Nashina knew it was an atomic bomb when he found radioactive teeth on the pavement in Hiroshima, August 6, 1945. Charles Pellegrino.

    Aug 06 2020

    Photo:Hiroshima in ruins, October 1945, two months after the atomic bomb exploded.US government, Post-Work: User:W.wolny - ibiblio.org a collaboration of the centerforthepublicdomain.org Effects of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. View from the top of the Red Cross Hospital looking northwest. Frame buildings recently erected. 1945 Public Domain File:AtomicEffects-Hiroshima.jpg Created: 1 January 1945  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter:...more

  • 289: Comey under the bus while Flynn gets off the bus. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Aug 06 2020

    Photo:Català: Autobús Petit-Canigó 1920 Begues-GavàDate | 31 January 2013, 19:52:07Source | Colección Ricard Fernández i ValentíAuthor | Unknown author http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowComey under the bus while Flynn gets off the bus. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.nationalreview.com/2020/08/what-to-make-of-sally-yatess-senate-testimony/

  • 289: Western Pennsylvania buys more guns while witnessing the virus and the Woke. @SalenaZito DCExaminer

    Aug 06 2020

    Photo: Long rifles of various Pennsylvania and Massachusetts manufacturers displayed at the Huntington Museum of ArtThe 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 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWestern Pennsylvania buys more guns while witnessing the virus and the Woke. @SalenaZito DCExaminer

  • 289: Watching a healthy, small-business-based State Senate contest in Allegheny County to gauge how Pennsylvania goes on Election Day. @SalenaZito @DCExaminer salena zito.com

    Aug 06 2020

    Photo: English: Original, suspension 1877 Point Bridge and 1915 North Side Point Bridge, known as Manchester Bridge, in Pittsburgh, PA.Date | between 1910 and 1920 Source | https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/det1994020046/PP/Author | Part of Detroit Publishing Company Photograph CollectionPermission(Reusing this file) | PD-Detroit http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWatching a healthy, small-business-based State Senate cont...more

  • 289: Bullying, deceiving PRC is not ready for global leadership. @RHFontaine @CNASDC

    Aug 06 2020

    Image;  Ch'ien Lung emperor http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBullying, deceiving PRC is not ready for global leadership. @RHFontaine @CNASDChttps://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/07/china-has-squandered-its-first-great-opportunity/614647/ China Has Squandered Its First Great OpportunityThe world has experienced a six-month geopolitical vacuum, and China has filled it poorly.

  • 289: It is something other than a repurposed Cold War with PRC. @RHFontaine @CNASDC

    Aug 06 2020

    Image:  Unrestricted Warfare (simplified Chinese: 超限战; traditional Chinese: 超限戰; lit.: 'warfare beyond bounds') is a book on military strategy written in 1999 by two colonels in the People's Liberation Army, Qiao Liang (乔良) and Wang Xiangsui (王湘穗). http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIt is something other than a repurposed Cold War with PRC. @RHFontaine @CNASDChttps://www.cnas.org/publications/commentary/the-u-s-china-conf...more

  • 288: Japan pushes back adamantly against PRC at the Senkakus. Rick Fisher, International Assessment and Strategy Center. @GordonGChang

    Aug 06 2020

    Image:   Overview. "The Senkaku Islands" is the collective term that refers to a group of islands that includes Uotsuri, Kitakojima, Minamikojima, Kuba, Taisho, Okinokitaiwa, Okinominamiiwa, and Tobise located at the west side of the Nansei Shoto Islands. They are part of Ishigaki City, Okinawa Prefecture. Here: map courtesy of the Japanese Ministry Foreign Affairs. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowJapan pushes back ada...more

  • 288: Discarding untrustworthy Huawei and ZTE. @BrendanCarrFCC @GordonGChang

    Aug 06 2020

    Image:  Industrial Workers of the World "stickerette" or "silent agitator"  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowDiscarding untrustworthy Huawei and ZTE.  @BrendanCarrFCC @GordonGChang https://www.rcrwireless.com/20200717/5g/fcc-takes-further-actions-against-huawei-zte

  • 287: Gavin Newsom deep in California debt and no obvious way out unless Trump wins. @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

    Aug 06 2020

    Photo:nglish: Dorothea Lange atop automobile in California. The car is a 1933 Ford Model C, 4 door Wagon. The camera is a Graflex 5x7 Series D.Lange was a New Deal Resettlement Administration and FSA-OWI photographer.Date | 1936 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowGavin Newsom deep in California debt and no obvious way out unless Trump wins. @HooverWhalen @HooverInsthttps://www.hoover.org/research/newsom-rainmaker

  • 287: State of the City, the State, the Union: Governor Cuomo pleads for the people return from the Hamptons, Westchester, Connecticut to a fretful city. John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCats.

    Aug 06 2020

    Photo:English: Digital ID: 1219157. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. March 20, 1936Notes: Three large row houses, including one of marble (#8) and traffic on Fifth Ave. and 8th St., and trolley tracks in 8th St. Code: I.A.1.; I.A.3. Exhibited: Modern Vision #74Source: Changing New York / Berenice Abbott. (http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/explore/?col_id=160)Repository: The New York Public Library. Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photograph...more

  • 284: London thrives with masking and social distancing, waiting on schooldays and the vaccine. @JosephSternberg

    Aug 06 2020

    Photo:  A masked Guy being paraded on Guy Fawkes Night, 1868.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowLondon thrives with masking and social distancing, waiting on schooldays and the vaccine. @JosephSternberghttps://www.wsj.com/articles/europe-turns-america-into-a-bad-example-on-fiscal-policy-11596131253

  • 286: The roadmap for a Biden Administration to enforce the Green New Deal with the Commerce Clause and the Taxing Power. John Yoo @HooverInst @AEI

    Aug 06 2020

    Photo:  The Green New Deal (GND) is a proposed package of United States legislation that aims to address climate change and economic inequality. here: German Green Party co-founder Petra Kelly, first leader and theorist of green politics:  a founding member of the German Green Party, the first Green party to rise to prominence both nationally in Germany and worldwide (murdered in 1992 by her sweetheart, Gen Gert Bastian). http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules...more

  • 286: What is the President's Constitutional authority to deploy Homeland Security to protect US citizens and property? John Yoo.

    Aug 06 2020

    Photo: President George W. Bush signs the Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2004 on October 1, 2003. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhat is the President's Constitutional authority to deploy Homeland Security to protect US citizens and property? John Yoo. @HooverInst @AEI Defender in Chief: Donald Trump's Fight for Presidential Power Hardcover – July 28, 2020. by John Yoo  (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Defende...more

  • 286: Italy is open for the British and waits on the Americans to return to the Amalfi Coast. Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundation

    Aug 06 2020

    Photo:  With 61.6 million tourists per year (2018), Italy is the fifth most visited countryin international tourism arrivals.  Real tourism affected Italy only in the second half of the 17th century, with the beginning of the Grand Tour, when European aristocrats, many of whom were British, visited parts of Europe; Italy, Greece and other Mediterranean places were amongst the most popular. This was in order to study ancient architecture and the local culture. The Grand Tour was in essence trigge...more

  • 286: Strong recruiting United States Space Force for 2050.Peter Garretson, American Foreign Policy Council.

    Aug 06 2020

    Photo:  Flag of the United States Space Force http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowStrong recruiting United States Space Force for 2050.Peter Garretson, American Foreign Policy Council.https://www.newsweek.com/americas-space-strategy-comes-age-opinion-1521146Peter Garretson is a senior fellow in Defense Studies at the American Foreign Policy Council and a strategy consultant who focuses on space and defense. He was a partic...more

  • 285: Chasing the Last Laugh: 4of4: Mark Twain's Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard Zacks (Author), George Guidall (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo:English: "The great humorist standing in the private roadway at his summer home, Tuxedo Park, NY."Date | 1 January 1916Source | Pressley Park. A Vocational Reader. Chicago, Rand McNally, 1916. Original from Harvard University. Image courtesy of HathiTrust.Author | Underwood & Underwood http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Chasing the Last Laugh: 4of4: Mark Twain's Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tou...more

  • 285: Chasing the Last Laugh: 3of4: Mark Twain's Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard Zacks (Author), George Guidall (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo:Title: Mark Twain in front of boyhood home in Hannibal.Date | 1902Source | Missouri History MuseumURL: http://images.mohistory.org/image/A2B4F9AC-80AD-15B3-07DB-C90073011D4C/original.jpgGallery: http://collections.mohistory.org/resource/140805Author | H. TomlinsonPermission(Reusing this file) | UND - Copyright undeterminedMHS Open Access Policy: You are welcome to download and utilize any digital file that the Missouri Historical believes is likely in the public domain or is free of other ...more

  • 285: Chasing the Last Laugh: 2of4: Mark Twain's Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard Zacks (Author), George Guidall (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo:[Samuel Langhorne Clemens, (Mark Twain), full-length portrait, standing, facing left, in academic cap and gown]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Chasing the Last Laugh: 2of4: Mark Twain's Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard Zacks (Author), George Guidall (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Chasing-Last-Laugh-Round-World/dp/B01D...more

  • 285: Chasing the Last Laugh: 1of4: Mark Twain's Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard Zacks (Author), George Guidall (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher)

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo:Mark Twain House, Hartford, Conn.Public domain  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Chasing the Last Laugh: 1of4: Mark Twain's Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Richard Zacks (Author), George Guidall (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Chasing-Last-Laugh-Round-World/dp/B01DO8C9LM/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=Mark T...more

  • 284: The EU does not understand that Americans revile bail-outs and punish the profligate with relentless disregard. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo:[Royal Theatre, Brussels, Belgium] (LOC)[Royal Theatre, Brussels, Belgium] [between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900]. 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color. Notes:Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J, foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, c1905.Print no. "6424".Forms part of: Views of architecture and other sites in Belgium in the Photochrom print collection.  Format: Photochrom prints--Color--1890-1900.  Rights Info: No known restrictions on reproduction....more

  • 284: Are those dried-up water channels on Mars actually the scars of ancient glaciers scraping the planet? Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo:Satellite photo montage of Devon Island and its neighboursNASA - worldwind.arc.nasa.gov Devon Island in the Canadian Arctic. Permission details This image is in the public domain because it is a screenshot from NASA’s globe software World Wind using a public domain layer, such as Blue Marble, MODIS, Landsat, SRTM, USGS or GLOBE. English | فارسی | français | עברית | македонски | മലയാളം | Nederlands | русский | 中文(中国大陆)‎ | +/−View more Public Domainview terms File:Wff devon island.jpg Cr...more

  • 284: Endeavor comes home as Roscosmos searches for new customers. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowEndeavor comes home as Roscosmos searches for new customers. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

  • 283: Biden's questioned health is a known unknown & What is to be done? @LizPeek

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo:Garner with Governor Roosevelt and Kansas Governor Harry Woodring in September 1932 Unknown author or not provided - U.S. National Archives and Records Administration Public Domain File:Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Woodring, and John Garner in Topeka, Kansas - NARA - 196071.jpg Created: 14 September 1932date QS:P571,+1932-09-14T00:00:00Z/11  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBiden's questioned health is a known u...more

  • 283: The global economy watches the US economy awakens from the unprecedented. @LizPeek @TheHill

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo:This woodcut from 1568 shows the left printer removing a page from the press while the one at right inks the text-blocks. Such a duo could reach 14,000 hand movements per working day, printing around 3,600 pages in the process.[3] Jost Amman - Meggs, Philip B. A History of Graphic Design. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1998. (p 64) At the left in the foreground, a "puller" removes a printed sheet from the press. The "beater" to his right is inking the forme. In the background, compositors ar...more

  • 283: Princeton cancelling Woodrow Wilson is Princeton trying to erase its own history. @RepKenBuck CO-4

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo:English: A photograph of the Princeton University Class of 1879 on the steps of the John C. Green School of ScienceDate | 14 November 2011Source | https://www.flickr.com/photos/wwplarchives/4453967539/sizes/o/in/photostream/Author | Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPrinceton cancelling Woodrow Wilson is Princeton trying to erase its own history. @RepKenBuck CO-4https:...more

  • 283: Americans vote for law and against lawlessness, 1968 and 2020. @WJMcGurn @WSJOpinion

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo: http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAmericans vote for law and against lawlessness, 1968 and 2020. @WJMcGurn @WSJOpinionhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-wins-in-portland-11596495197

  • 282: #NewWorld: The Ayatollah's K-Mart/Costco opens in Caracas for the elite of the regime -- in Farsi. @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo:Español: Caracas La Vega hacia 1900Date | 1900Source | Rivero, Angel. 1992: La vega en concreto. Libro conmemorativo de la fundación C.A. Fabrica Nacional de Cementos. Editorial Arte. ISBN:980-6273-66-4Author | Unknown author http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorld: The Ayatollah's K-Mart/Costco opens in Caracas for the elite of the regime -- in Farsi.    @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.https://www.al-monitor.com/pul...more

  • 282: #NewWorld: Latin America's virus crisis deepens in all countries, with Brazil and Mexico hard hit. @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo:[Interior of the Pavilion of Uruguay, showing products from Uruguay, Paris Exposition, 1889]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorld: Latin America's virus crisis deepens in all countries, with Brazil and Mexico hard hit.   @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/02/americas/latin-america-worst-coronavirus-romo-intl/index.html

  • 282: Weeks to the NYC school year and parents and children are adrift in the bickering Cuomo and DeBlasio. @HarrySiegel

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo:Title: Play and play materials for the pre-school childYear: 1900 (1900s)Authors:  Mitchell, HarrietSubjects:  Play ChildrenPublisher:  Ottawa, Canadian Council on Child WelfareContributing Library:  Robarts - University of TorontoDigitizing Sponsor:  University of TorontoView Book Page: Book ViewerAbout This Book: Catalog EntryView All Images: All Images From BookClick here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.Text Appearing B...more

  • 282: The Federal Reserve Put explains everything, including Bullish Gold and Silver. @BrettArends @Marketwatch

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo:nglish: 1896 map of the Transvaal Gold FieldsDate | 1896Source | "Engineering and Mining Journal" (1896), McGraw-Hill, p. 60 https://books.google.com/books?id=sdc2AQAAMAAJAuthor | Engineering and Mining Journal http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Federal Reserve Put explains everything, including Bullish Gold and Silver. @BrettArends @Marketwatch

  • 282: Where in the Solar System was Jupiter born? 2of2: Ken Croswell, @PNASNews

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo:Deutsch: Bild von ultraviolettem Polarlicht auf Jupiter, aufgenommen mit dem Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS) des Weltraumteleskops Hubble der NASA. • STScI-PRC00-38Helle Streifen und Tupfen sind verursacht durch magnetischen Flussröhren, die Jupiter mit seinen größten Monden verbindet:Io: heller Streifen ganz links,Ganymed: heller Tupfer unterhalb der Bildmitte,Europa: Tupfer rechts dessen von GanymedEnglish: This is a spectacular NASA Hubble Space Telescope close-up view of an...more

  • 282: Where in the Solar System was Jupiter born? 1of2: Ken Croswell, @PNASNews

    Aug 05 2020

    Photo: English: Detail of Jupiter's atmosphere, as imaged by Voyager 1.Suggested for English Wikipedia:alternative text for images: This view of Jupiter's clouds with the Great Red Spot at top right as brown oval to right of wavy white and brown clouds. Below the Great Red Spot are various bands of bluer wavy clouds at smaller scales with smaller light blue spotsDate | March 1979Source | http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/releases/2002/release_2002_166.htmlhttp://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA01384 ...more

  • 281: Candidate and President Trump was the only target for the FBI and CIA, the rest was distraction. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Aug 04 2020

    Photo:English: John F. Kennedy and J. Edgar Hoover at the FBI National Academy, October 31, 1962 , John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and MuseumDate | 31 October 1962Source | https://www.jfklibrary.org/Asset-Viewer/Archives/JFKWHP-1962-10-31-A.aspx# http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowCandidate and President Trump was the only target for the FBI and CIA, the rest was distraction. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @thea...more

  • 281: The radical Left both needs and disdains the Democratic moderates. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Aug 04 2020

    Photo:Vietnam War protestors at the 1967 "March on the Pentagon".Frank Wolfe - Lyndon B. Johnson Library Vietnam War protestors march at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. on October 21, 1967. Public Domain File:Vietnam War protestors at the March on the Pentagon.jpg Created: 30 April 2012  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe radical Left both needs and disdains the Democratic moderates. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCo...more

  • 280: The cautious and retiring Biden Camp drifts toward the VP choice. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Aug 04 2020

    Photo:US Senate chamber (circa 1873 view)Brady-Handy Photograph Collection (Library of Congress) - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cwpbh.03299. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information. US Senate Chamber (Restored image from glass negative) Public Domain File:US Senate Chamber c1873.jpg Created...more

  • 280: The $600 unemployment debate. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Aug 04 2020

    Photo:The Washington Depot with the U.S. Capitol in the distance (1872 view)Cushings & Bailey (publisher), published by DeGolyer Library, SMU Central University Libraries - Flicker: Washington Depot, with U. S. Capitol in the Distance Title: Washington Depot, with U. S. Capitol in the Distance. Part Of: Photographic views of the Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road and its branches from the lakes to the sea Description: This is an albumen print from the book Photographic Views of the Baltimore and ...more

  • 280: "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Battlefield of Saladin and Richard the Lionheart. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Aug 04 2020

    Photo: Richard I being anointed during his coronation in Westminster Abbey, from a 13th-century chronicle Matthew Paris - A 13th-century chronicle. Chetham MS Ms 6712 (A.6.89), fol.141r Richard the Lionheart, Richard I of England, being anointed during his coronation in Westminster Abbey. Public Domain File:Richard Löwenhez, Salbung zum König.jpg Created: 13th century date QS:P,+1250-00-00T00:00:00Z/7.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twit...more

  • 280: As Lebanon collapses,Iran refineries on strike. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Aug 04 2020

    Photo:Town and harbor from St. Dimila, Beyrout, Holy Land, (i.e., Beirut, Lebanon)Date | between 1890 and 1900 Dimensions | 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color.Accession number | LCCN2002724973 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAs Lebanon collapses,Iran refineries on strike. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

  • 272: India to China: "No compromise on territorial integrity." @CleoPaskal @FDD @GordonGChang

    Aug 04 2020

    Photo:Hemis Monastery in the 1870sView author information Public Domain File:Hemis Monastery Ladakh 1876.jpg Uploaded: 2006-03-12 02:08:19  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIndia to China: "No compromise on territorial integrity." @CleoPaskal @FDD @GordonGChang https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/no-compromise-on-territorial-integrity-india-to-china-during-5th-round-of-military-talks/articleshow/77335573.cms 

  • 272: Crushed Hong Kong and the possibility of Re-Education Camps. @GordonGChang @Michael_Yon

    Aug 04 2020

    Photo:First generation of automobiles in Hong KongUnknown photographer - Image taken from Voices from the Past: Hong Kong 1842-1918 by Solomon Bard A Ford Model T in Hong Kong. Photograph was likely taken in the 1910s. Public Domain File:HKCar1900s.jpg Created: between circa 1909 and circa 1918 date QS:P,+1950-00-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1319,+1909-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1918-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902 (based on the model Ford shown and when the photograph was published)  http://JohnBatchelorSh...more

  • 272: The Uyghurs in Afghanistan, 2001-2020. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

    Aug 04 2020

    Photo:Map from Mahmud al-Kashgari's Dīwān ul-Lughat al-Turk, showing the 11th century distribution of Turkic tribesMahmud al-Kashgari - https://web.archive.org/web/20080125072719/http://www.lindenmuseum.de/inhalt/tuerkei/diwan.html Map from Mahmud al-Kashgari's Diwan (11th century). Public Domain File:Kashgari map.jpg Created: 11th century date QS:P,+1050-00-00T00:00:00Z/7  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Uyghur...more

  • 272: ISIS Mass Prison Break in Afghanistan. @ThomasJoscelyn @BillRoggio @FDD

    Aug 04 2020

    Photo:Русский: Берк, Джон, умер в 1900 годуFrançais : Burke, John, mort en 1900English: Burke, John, died 1900中文: 约翰·伯克,卒于 1900 年Português: Burke, John, falecido em 1900العربية: بيرك، جون، توفي 1900Español: Burke, John, fallecido en 1900Title | Русский: Сад эмира, ДжелалабадFrançais : Jardin de l'émir, à JalālābādEnglish: The Amir’s Garden, Jalālābād中文: 贾拉拉巴德的埃米尔花园Português: O jardim do emir, Jalālābādالعربية: حديقة الأمير، جلال آبادEspañol: El jardín del emir, JalālābādDescription | Русский: Эт...more

  • 279: 4/4 Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World, by Alexandra Witze and Jeff Kanipe

    Aug 04 2020

    Image: Ash plume rising from Mount Redoubt after an eruption on April 21, 1990.  Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World, by Alexandra Witze  and Jeff Kanipe,  with John Lescault as Narrator.    https://www.amazon.com/Island-on-Fire-audiobook-dp-B07QZZS52V/dp/B07QZZS52V/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid= Can a single explosion change the course of history? An eruption at the end of the 18th century led to years of climate change while igni...more

  • 278: 3/4 Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World, by Alexandra Witze and Jeff Kanipe

    Aug 04 2020

    Image:  Fountain of lava erupting from a volcanic cone in Hawaii.Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World, by Alexandra Witze  and Jeff Kanipe,  with John Lescault as Narrator.    https://www.amazon.com/Island-on-Fire-audiobook-dp-B07QZZS52V/dp/B07QZZS52V/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid= Can a single explosion change the course of history? An eruption at the end of the 18th century led to years of climate change while igniting famine, dise...more

  • 278: 2/4 Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World, by Alexandra Witze and Jeff Kanipe

    Aug 04 2020

    Image: An eruption of Mount Pinatubo on June 12, 1991 three days before its climactic eruption Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World, by Alexandra Witze  and Jeff Kanipe,  with John Lescault as Narrator.    https://www.amazon.com/Island-on-Fire-audiobook-dp-B07QZZS52V/dp/B07QZZS52V/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid= Can a single explosion change the course of history? An eruption at the end of the 18th century led to years of climate cha...more

  • 278: 1/4 Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World, by Alexandra Witze and Jeff Kanipe

    Aug 04 2020

    Image: Kirkjubaejarklaustur, a village in South Iceland, was the home of Jón Steingrímsson (1728 – 1791), who left contemporary accounts of the effects of the eruption, which was nearby. His reports are extensively quoted in the book Island on Fire. Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World, by Alexandra Witze  and Jeff Kanipe,  with John Lescault as Narrator.    https://www.amazon.com/Island-on-Fire-audiobook-dp-B07QZZS52V/dp/B07QZZS52V/ref=mt_other?...more

  • 277: 2/2 "Vanishing Act," by Paul Collins, Lapham's Quarterly.

    Aug 03 2020

    Image: Barbara Newhall Follett as a young adult“Vanishing Act," by Paul Collins, Lapham's Quarterly. https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/celebrity/vanishing-act?src=longreads&utmcontent=buffer40479&utmmedium=social&utmsource=twitter.com&utmcampaign=buffer "America’s next great novelist was now without a high-school degree, without work, and a teen bride. Yet she was not unhappy—at first. She backpacked through Europe, and between secretarial jobs in New York and Boston, she discover...more

  • 277: 1/2 "Vanishing Act," by Paul Collins, Lapham's Quarterly.

    Aug 03 2020

    Image: Barbara Newhall Follett as a child“Vanishing Act," by Paul Collins, Lapham's Quarterly. https://www.laphamsquarterly.org/celebrity/vanishing-act?src=longreads&utmcontent=buffer40479&utmmedium=social&utmsource=twitter.com&utmcampaign=buffer "America’s next great novelist was now without a high-school degree, without work, and a teen bride. Yet she was not unhappy—at first. She backpacked through Europe, and between secretarial jobs in New York and Boston, she discovered dan...more

  • 275: The data storm for the European immigration crisis 2016to present. 2of2: Frans Willekens, @ScienceMagazine. Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, The Hague, Netherlands.

    Aug 03 2020

    Photo:'Rural Life' Pictures from The Powerhouse MuseumDate | circa 1900 Source | The Powerhouse MuseumAuthor | Unknown authorPermission(Reusing this file) | PD http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe data storm for the European immigration crisis 2016to present. 2of2: Frans Willekens, @ScienceMagazine. Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, The Hague, Netherlands.http://science.sciencemag.org/content/352/6288...more

  • 275: The data storm for the European immigration crisis 2016to present. 1of2: Frans Willekens, @ScienceMagazine. Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, The Hague, Netherlands.

    Aug 03 2020

    Photo:Vincent Willem van Gogh (Dutch: [ˈvɪnsənt ˈʋɪləm vɑŋ ˈɣɔx] (listen);[note 1] 30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a Dutch post-impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. In just over a decade, he created about 2,100 artworks, including around 860 oil paintings, most of which date from the last two years of his life. They include landscapes, still lifes, portraits and self-portraits, and are characterised by bold colours and dramat...more

  • 276: 2/2 Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969, by David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower. Narrated by Arthur Morey.

    Aug 03 2020

    Image:  President Lyndon Johnson with Eisenhower aboard Air Force One in October 1965Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969, Arthur Morey (Narrator), David Eisenhower (Author), Julie Nixon Eisenhower (Author), & 1 more Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  https://www.amazon.com/Going-Home-to-Glory-audiobook/dp/B004991TDU/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1596417145&sr=1-1 After President Dwight D. Eisenhower left office in 1961, he retired to a f...more

  • 276: 1/2 Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969, by David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower. Narrated by Arthur Morey.

    Aug 03 2020

    Image:  Perspective view of the main house of the Eisenhower Farm, Emmitsburg Road (U.S. Route 15), Gettysburg, Adams County, PennsylvaniaGoing Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969, Arthur Morey (Narrator), David Eisenhower (Author), Julie Nixon Eisenhower (Author), & 1 more Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  https://www.amazon.com/Going-Home-to-Glory-audiobook/dp/B004991TDU/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1596417145&sr=1-1 After President Dwight...more

  • 275: Jupiter & Saturn 4of4: -- and the Building of the Solar System. Konstantin Batygin, California Institute of Technology.

    Aug 03 2020

    Photo:Titan's atmosphere makes Saturn's largest moon look like a fuzzy orange ball in this natural color view from the Cassini spacecraft. Titan's north polar hood is visible at the top of the image, and a faint blue haze also can be detected above the south pole at the bottom of this view. This view looks toward the anti-Saturn side of Titan (3,200 miles, or 5,150 kilometers across). North is up. Images taken using red, green and blue spectral filters were combined to create this natural color ...more

  • 275: Jupiter & Saturn 3of4: -- and the Building of the Solar System. Konstantin Batygin, California Institute of Technology.

    Aug 03 2020

    Photo:This image shows a view of the trailing hemisphere of Jupiter's ice-covered satellite, Europa, in approximate natural color. Long, dark lines are fractures in the crust, some of which are more than 3,000 kilometers (1,850 miles) long. The bright feature containing a central dark spot in the lower third of the image is a young impact crater some 50 kilometers (31 miles) in diameter. This crater has been provisionally named "Pwyll" for the Celtic god of the underworld. Europa is about 3,160 ...more

  • 275: Jupiter & Saturn 2of4: -- and the Building of the Solar System. Konstantin Batygin, California Institute of Technology.

    Aug 03 2020

    Photo:English: Rough comparison of sizes of Saturn and Earth.Date | 21 August 2019, 03:58:23Source | File:Saturn from Cassini Orbiter (2004-10-06).jpgFile:The Earth seen from Apollo 17.jpgAuthor | Saturn image: NASA/JPL/Space Science InstituteEarth image: NASA/Apollo 17 crew http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowJupiter & Saturn 2of4: -- and the Building of the Solar System. Konstantin Batygin, California Institute of Te...more

  • 275: Jupiter & Saturn 1of4: -- and the Building of the Solar System. Konstantin Batygin, California Institute of Technology. @Kbatygin @CalTech

    Aug 03 2020

    Photo:Hubble's Jupiter and the Shrinking Great Red Spot Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble, OPAL Program, STScI; Processing: Karol Masztalerz Explanation: What will become of Jupiter's Great Red Spot? Gas giant Jupiter is the solar system's largest world with about 320 times the mass of planet Earth. Jupiter is home to one of the largest and longest lasting storm systems known, the Great Red Spot (GRS), visible to the left. The GRS is so large it could swallow Earth, although it has been shrinking...more

  • 275: 4/4 Sydney and Violet: A Modernist Power Couple and Their Life with Eliot, Proust, Joyce, Huxley, Mansfield, Picasso and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis, by Stephen Klaidman

    Aug 03 2020

    Image: Wyndham Lewis, c.1914–15: Workshop (Tate, London)Sydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis by Stephen Klaidman.   Paperback – June 9, 2015. https://www.amazon.com/Sydney-Violet-Modernist-Mansfield-Excruciatingly/dp/0307742113 "A long overdue biography of the power couple that nurtured and influenced the literary world of early twentieth-century England" "I write primarily to pay homage to a beloved friend, but also in the h...more

  • 275: 3/4 Sydney and Violet: A Modernist Power Couple and Their Life with Eliot, Proust, Joyce, Huxley, Mansfield, Picasso and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis, by Stephen Klaidman

    Aug 03 2020

    Image:  Left to right: Bloomsbury Group members Lady Ottoline Morrell, Maria Nys, Lytton Strachey, Duncan Grant, and Vanessa Bell Sydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis by Stephen Klaidman.   Paperback – June 9, 2015. https://www.amazon.com/Sydney-Violet-Modernist-Mansfield-Excruciatingly/dp/0307742113 "A long overdue biography of the power couple that nurtured and influenced the literary world of early twentieth-century Engla...more

  • 275: 1/4 Sydney and Violet: A Modernist Power Couple and Their Life with Eliot, Proust, Joyce, Huxley, Mansfield, Picasso and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis, by Stephen Klaidman

    Aug 03 2020

    Image:  T S Eliot in 1934; photo by Lady Ottoline MorrellSydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis by Stephen Klaidman.   Paperback – June 9, 2015. https://www.amazon.com/Sydney-Violet-Modernist-Mansfield-Excruciatingly/dp/0307742113 "A long-overdue biography of the power couple that nurtured and influenced the literary world of early twentieth-century England" "I write primarily to pay homage to a beloved friend, but also in the ...more

  • 275: 2/4 Sydney and Violet: A Modernist Power Couple and Their Life with Eliot, Proust, Joyce, Huxley, Mansfield, Picasso and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis, by Stephen Klaidman

    Aug 03 2020

    Image:  Marcel Proust in 1900; photo by Otto Wegener Sydney and Violet: Their Life with T.S. Eliot, Proust, Joyce and the Excruciatingly Irascible Wyndham Lewis by Stephen Klaidman.   Paperback – June 9, 2015. https://www.amazon.com/Sydney-Violet-Modernist-Mansfield-Excruciatingly/dp/0307742113 "A long overdue biography of the power couple that nurtured and influenced the literary world of early twentieth-century England" "I write primarily to pay homage to a beloved friend, but also in the hope...more

  • 274: 4/4 Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World, by Larrie D. Ferreiro.

    Aug 02 2020

    Image: Quito the eighteenth centuryMeasure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World, by Larrie D. Ferreiro.  1st Edition  https://www.amazon.com/Measure-Earth-Enlightenment-Expedition-Reshaped-dp-0465017231/dp/0465017231/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=1596333584 In the early eighteenth century, at the peak of the Enlightenment, an unlikely team of European scientists and naval officers set out on the world’s first international, cooperative scientific exped...more

  • 274: 3/4 Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World, by Larrie D. Ferreiro.

    Aug 02 2020

    Image: Image:  René Descartes (right) with Queen Christina of Sweden (left);  Nils Forsberg after Pierre Louis Dumesnil (1698-1781).   Public domain.Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World, by Larrie D. Ferreiro.  1st Edition  https://www.amazon.com/Measure-Earth-Enlightenment-Expedition-Reshaped-dp-0465017231/dp/0465017231/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=1596333584 In the early eighteenth century, at the peak of the Enlightenment, an unlikely team ...more

  • 274: 2/4 Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World, by Larrie D. Ferreiro.

    Aug 02 2020

    Image: Huayna Picchu in PeruMeasure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World, by Larrie D. Ferreiro.  1st Edition  https://www.amazon.com/Measure-Earth-Enlightenment-Expedition-Reshaped-dp-0465017231/dp/0465017231/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=1596333584 In the early eighteenth century, at the peak of the Enlightenment, an unlikely team of European scientists and naval officers set out on the world’s first international, cooperative scientific expedition. ...more

  • 274: 1/4 Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World, by Larrie D. Ferreiro.

    Aug 02 2020

    Image:  Narrative of a journey from Lima to Para, across the Andes and down the Amazon: undertaken with a view of ascertaining the practicability of a navigable communication with the Atlantic, by the rivers Pachitea, Ucayali, and AmazonMeasure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World, by Larrie D. Ferreiro.  1st Edition  https://www.amazon.com/Measure-Earth-Enlightenment-Expedition-Reshaped-dp-0465017231/dp/0465017231/ref=mt_other?_encoding=UTF8&me=&qid=1596333...more

  • 273: What is a Colophon? "Praise the Colophon: Twenty Notes on Type." Nick Ripatrazone, The Millions. @nickripatrazone

    Aug 02 2020

    Photo:English: The last page of Suecica Birgitta (Bridget of Sweden); Petrus (Magister o P); Matthias (Lincopiensis) (1492)  Revelationes caelestes: mit Vita abbreviata sanctae Birgittae, Inhaltsverzeichnis, Tabula und Bittgebet zur hl. Birgitta. Davor: Turrecremata, Johannes de: Defensorium super Revelationes caelestes sanctae Birgittae <Ausz.> Mit der Kanonisationsbulle "Ab origine mundi," Rom 7.10.1391, von Papst Bonifatius IX. und der Bestätigung "Excellentum principum," Florenz 1.7.14...more

  • 273: SETI and the possibility of an unwanted contact. @SethShostak @SETI

    Aug 02 2020

    Photo:The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC).NASA/Ames Research Center - https://web.archive.org/web/20070327105953/http://ails.arc.nasa.gov/Images/Astrobiology/AC87-0459.html Image of the Large Magellanic Cloud and Supernova 1987A taken by the Kuiper Airborne Observatory (NASA 714) during its New Zealand deployment in 1987. Public Domain File:Large.mc.arp.750pix.jpg Created: 23 June 1987  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow...more

  • 273: Elements of Mind: 2of2: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Walter H. Hunt (Author), Robert Dixon (Narrator), WordFire Press LLC (Publisher)

    Aug 02 2020

    Photo:William Ewart Lockhart RSA (14 February 1846 – 9 February 1900[1]) was a Scottish Victorian painter, born in Eaglesfield and later raised by his grandparents in Sibbaldbie and then Annan. English: Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee Service, Westminster Abbey, 21 June 1887.Object type | paintingDescription | English: A depiction of a thanksgiving service on 21 June 1887 in Westminster Abbey celebrating the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria (24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901), that is, the 50th ann...more

  • 273: Elements of Mind: 1of2: Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Walter H. Hunt (Author), Robert Dixon (Narrator), WordFire Press LLC (Publisher)

    Aug 02 2020

    Photo:English: This is the primary of the two Thames embankments, London, England, the lesser one facing this, not shown, (Albert Embankment) at the time without the National Theatre and London Eye was only notable for Lambeth Palace and the newly completed building of London County Hall (now a hotel)Date | circa 1890 Source | https://www.flickr.com/photos/8623220@N02/8726538970/Author | Library of Congress http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Tw...more

  • 273: 4/4 The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb, by Neal Bascomb

    Aug 02 2020

    Image:  Satellite photo of Scandinavia during wintertime  The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb, by Neal Bascomb   with Chris Sorensen (Narrator), 11th Street Productions LLC (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  https://www.amazon.com/Winter-Fortress-Mission-Sabotage-Hitlers/dp/B01EM9ATCS/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= It's 1942 and the Nazis are racing to be the first to build a weapon unlike any known before. They have the physi...more

  • 273: 3/4 The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb, by Neal Bascomb

    Aug 02 2020

    Image:  The German firm IG Farben, which was a partial owner of Norsk Hydro, had ordered 100 kg (220 lb)/month; Norsk Hydro's maximum production rate was then limited to 10 kg (22 lb)/month.  Here: Telford Taylor [after the war] opens the case against the defendants, in The United States of America vs. Carl Krauch, et al., also known as the IG Farben Trial, was the sixth of the twelve trials for war crimes The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb, by Neal Bascomb   ...more

  • 273: 2/4 The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb, by Neal Bascomb

    Aug 02 2020

    Image:  Spacefill model of heavy waterThe Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb, by Neal Bascomb   with Chris Sorensen (Narrator), 11th Street Productions LLC (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  https://www.amazon.com/Winter-Fortress-Mission-Sabotage-Hitlers/dp/B01EM9ATCS/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= It's 1942 and the Nazis are racing to be the first to build a weapon unlike any known before. They have the physicists, they have the ...more

  • 273: 1/4 The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb, by Neal Bascomb

    Aug 02 2020

    Image: Vemork Hydroelectric Plant at Rjukan in Telemark, Norway, in 1935. The plant was built by Norsk Hydro and opened in 1911. In the front building, the Norsk Hydro hydrogen production plant, a Norwegian Special Operations Executive (SOE) team (Operation Gunnerside) blew up heavy water production cells on 27 February 1943 in order to sabotage the efforts of the World War II German nuclear energy project. Telemark is in the southernmost county in Eastern Norway; the name Telemark means the "ma...more

  • 272: #NewAmericanCivilWar: The Election cannot end the Washington Post fear of a military coup. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Aug 02 2020

    Photo:Zouaves, 9th N.Y. Volunteer Infantry, ca. 1860 - ca. 1865. Original Caption: Zouaves, 9th N.Y. Volunteer Infantry, ca. 1860 - ca. 1865.  U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 111-B-5886  From:: Series Mathew Brady Photographs of Civil War-Era Personalities and Scenes, compiled 1921 - 1940, documenting the period 1860 - 1865  Created By:: War Department. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (08/01/1866 - 09/18/1947)  Production Date: ca. 1860 - ca. 1865  Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.g...more

  • 272: #NewAmericanCivilWar: Washington Post rewriting "Seven Days in May" for Election Day. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Aug 02 2020

    Photo:Mathew B. Brady (c. 1822 – January 15, 1896) was an American photographer, and one of the earliest in American history. Best known for his scenes of the Civil War, he studied under inventor Samuel F. B. Morse, who pioneered the daguerreotype technique in America. Brady opened his own studio in New York in 1844, and photographed Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and Abraham Lincoln, among other public figures. War Department. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (08/01/1866 - 09/18/1947)Ti...more

  • 271: Perseverance and the risks ahead. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Aug 01 2020

    Photo:A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover onboard launches from Space Launch Complex 41, Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The Perseverance rover is part of NASA’s Mars Exploration Program, a long-term effort of robotic exploration of the Red Planet.Credits: NASA/Joel Kowsky  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPerseverance and the risks ah...more

  • 271: Artemis is pork. Bringing Dragon home. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Aug 01 2020

    Photo:Apollo (left) and Artemis (right). Brygos (potter, signed), Briseis Painter, Tondo of an Attic red-figure cup, ca. 470 BC, Louvre. Briseis Painter and one more author Apollo and Artemis. Tondo of an Attic red-figure cup. Permission details This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or fewer. This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published (or register...more

  • 270: The NIH answers Ebola with jointness. Army of the North deploys #in-the-time-of-the-virus @FRoseDC @WJLA

    Aug 01 2020

    Photo:English: Ebola virus virion. Created by GC microbiologist Cynthia Goldsmith, this colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealed some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion.Source | Public Health Image Library, #10816 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe NIH answers Ebola with jointness. Army of the North deploys #in-the-time-of-the-virus @FRoseDC @WJLALessons from Ebola va...more

  • 270: #TheScalaReport: The downside of Remote Working may be why Boris Johnson's Tory members want a return to the London office place: to preserve the sinking city. Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS

    Aug 01 2020

    Photo:Tottenham 1927 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow #TheScalaReport: The downside of Remote Working may be why Boris Johnson's Tory members want a return to the London office place:  to preserve the sinking city.  Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com  #ScalaAPShttps://www.ft.com/content/ec98228e-474c-40e6-b68a-143865064e3dhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/companies-start-to-think-remote-work-isnt-so-great-after-all-11595603397bb ...more

  • 270: Unmaskings: Using the surveillance apparatus for political ends? "That's correct. That's what it was being used for." @DevinNunes CA-22

    Aug 01 2020

    Photo:Queen Elizabeth I, William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, Sir Francis Walsinghamafter Unknown artist,print,possibly early to mid 17th century  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowUnmaskings: Using the surveillance apparatus for political ends? "That's correct. That's what it was being used for." @DevinNunes CA-22https://www.wsj.com/articles/bill-barrs-other-prosecutor-11595978614

  • 270: "What they (Democrats) stand for, which is total chaos, power at all costs, which has its roots in Marxism, Communism, Socialism." @DevinNunes CA-22

    Aug 01 2020

    Photo:Lenin with comrades at a May Day rally in Red Square, May 1919"Boris Souvarine Papers - Soviet Russia Photosgraduateinstitute.ch/home/research/library/archives/boris...  Notes: This political demonstration takes place near the Kremlin and celebrates the IIIrd Communist International. One reads the name of the countries represented at the Communist International on the banners, as well as the slogan "Workers of the world, unite!". The title of this picture was written on the back of the doc...more

  • 269: #SmallBusinessAmerica: The unacceptable media disregard for the genius of small business. @GeneMarks @Guardian @PhillyInquirer

    Aug 01 2020

    Photo:Title: Philadelphia and its environsYear: 1876 (1870s)Authors: Subjects: Publisher:  Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & co.Contributing Library:  The Library of CongressDigitizing Sponsor:  Sloan FoundationView Book Page: Book ViewerAbout This Book: Catalog EntryView All Images: All Images From BookClick here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.Text Appearing Before Image:he Bank of North America, the first bank estab-lished...more

  • 269: #SmallBusinessAmerica: Want more cash? Hire a Millennial & Why. @GeneMarks @Guardian @PhillyInquirer

    Aug 01 2020

    Photo:Image from page 23 of "MNB : ninety odd years of banking 1825-1916" (1900) Identifier: mnbninetyoddyear00newb Title: MNB : ninety odd years of banking 1825-1916 Year: 1900 (1900s) Authors:  Subjects:  Merchants National Bank (New Bedford, Mass.) Banks and banking -- Massachusetts New Bedford New Bedford (Mass.) -- Commerce Publisher:  [New Bedford, MA : Merchants National Bank Contributing Library:  Claire T. Carney Library, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Digitizing Sponsor:  Cl...more

  • 269: Joe Biden is the end of charter schools and an existential threat to parochial schools. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion

    Aug 01 2020

    Photo:Gawler History https://www.flickr.com/photos/gawler_history/6940943530Burton School 1880church_hill_orleana_sq_1880 _cowan _st _l.s. burton _school  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowJoe Biden is the end of charter schools and an existential threat to parochial schools. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinionhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/reading-the-trump-biden-inkblots-11596061771

  • 269: #PacificWatch: Canceling Francis Drake, Abraham Lincoln, John Muir and FDR. Jeff Bliss @JCBliss.

    Aug 01 2020

    Photo:[Sir Francis Drake's House near Severn Bridge, Gatcombe, England] (LOC)[Sir Francis Drake's House near Severn Bridge, Gatcombe, England] [between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900]. 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color. Notes:Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., Catalogue J--foreign section, Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Publishing Company, 1905.Print no. "11014".Forms part of: Views of the British Isles, in the Photochrom print collection. Subjects:England--Gloucestershire--Gatcombe.  Format: Pho...more

  • 268: #HotelMars: The long delayed James Webb Telescope is delayed #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Mike Wall, Space.com David Livingston, SpaceShow.com

    Aug 01 2020

    Photo:Artist's concept of Spitzer Space Telescope. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#HotelMars: The long delayed James Webb Telescope is delayed #in-the-time-of-the-virus.  Mike Wall, Space.com David Livingston, SpaceShow.comhttps://www.space.com/nasa-delays-james-webb-space-telescope-october-2021.html

  • 268: The Congressional intervention crisis stimulus packages are very expensive for a long while. @VerodeRugy @Mercatus

    Aug 01 2020

    Photo:English: Title: Labor Day parade on Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. Abstract/medium: 1 photograph : glass plate negative ; plate 13 x 10 cm (4 x 5 format)Date | 1894Source | Library of CongressCatalog: https://lccn.loc.gov/2017645684Image download: https://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/ppmsca/50000/50064v.jpgOriginal url: https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2017645684/Author | Miscellaneous Items in High Demand, PPOC, Library of CongressPermission(Reusing this file) | No known restrictions o...more

  • 268: Is it futile waiting for Durham? @ConradMBlack @TheAmGreatness

    Aug 01 2020

    Photo:English: The Steamer Albany, of Hudson River Day Line, on the Hudson River at Albany, New York, United States. In the background can be seen the New York State Capitol and Albany City Hall.Date | between 1900 and 1910 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIs it futile waiting for Durham? @ConradMBlack @TheAmGreatnesshttps://amgreatness.com/2020/07/23/the-five-burning-questions-of-this-election-season/

  • 268: Can POTUS overcome the media storm against his re-election? @ConradMBlack @TheAmGreatness

    Aug 01 2020

    Photo:Description: This MODIS true-color image of Canada shows a spiral of clouds centered over the Hudson Bay, and draped over parts of Manitoba (left), Ontario (bottom center) and Quebec (right).Date | 16 September 2010, 12:55Source | Borrasca en Canadá (NASA Terra-Modis)Author | Banco de Imágenes Geológicas http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowCan POTUS overcome the media storm against his re-election? @ConradMBlack @The...more

  • 267: Blue governors continue to check the American consumer and still we spend. Monica Crowley @TreasurySpox

    Jul 31 2020

    Photo:Title: Trolley trips through New England ..Year: 1900 (1900s)Authors: Subjects:  New England -- Description and travel. (from old catalog) Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Description and travelPublisher:  Hartford, Conn., Guyde publishing co.Contributing Library:  The Library of CongressDigitizing Sponsor:  Sloan FoundationView Book Page: Book ViewerAbout This Book: Catalog EntryView All Images: All Images From BookClick here to view book online to see this illustration in context i...more

  • 267: The long arm of the Russian mob using US funds and UN cover in Guatemala City. @MaryAnastasiaOG @WSJOpinion

    Jul 31 2020

    Photo:"Cerrito del Carmen" church. First construction ever built by the Spaniards in the valley that eventually became Guatemala City.Unknown author - Fotos antiguas de Guatemala Cerrito del Carmen en 1900 Public Domain File:Cerritodelcarmen.jpg Created: 1 January 1900  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe long arm of the Russian mob using US funds and UN cover in Guatemala City. @MaryAnastasiaOG @WSJOpinionhttps://w...more

  • 266: Is the Biden camp plan to keep Flynn off the campaign trail? @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Jul 31 2020

    Photo:Poster used in the 1912 U.S. election on behalf of Socialist Party Presidential candidate Eugene V. Debs and Vice Presidential candidate Emil Seidel Previously uploaded to en:Wikipedia 00:19, 30 October 2005 by en:User:Revolución  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIs the Biden camp plan to keep Flynn off the campaign trail? @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

  • 266: Are the Portland Democrats regrouping or retreating? @SebGorka #AMericaFirst

    Jul 31 2020

    Photo:English: Tahoma and Bailey Gatzert (sternwheelers) at the Willamette River waterfront at Portland, Oregon ca 1900. Other large sternwheelers are visible in background.Date | circa 1900 Source | University of Washington digital collection image PH Coll.701.51Author | John Fletcher Ford (c1862-1914)Permission(Reusing this file) | Author deceased more than 70 years http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAre the Portland De...more

  • 265: Russia gains in Libya and Syria by pressing the NATO member Turkey. Anna Borshchevskaya @AnnaBorsch @WashInstitute ; Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Jul 31 2020

    Image:  Ottoman Turkey Anna Borshchevskaya, in re: Erdogan is an instrument to Russia; an unequal relation where Putin holds stronger cards. Anna Borshchevskaya is a senior Fellow at The Washington Institute, focusing on Russia's policy toward the Middle East. In addition, she is a contributor to Oxford Analytica and a fellow at the European Foundation for Democracy. She was previously with the Atlantic Council and the Peterson Institute for International Economics. A former analyst for a U.S. ...more

  • 265: Hagia Sophia becomes Erdogan's conquest & the Uyghurs become Erdogan's deal with the PRC. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres. @AykanErdemir @FDD Press

    Jul 31 2020

    Image:   Aykan Erdemir, in re: Erdogan converts Hagia Sophia into a mosque; he invited everyone to the inauguration, including the pope; even Muslim leaders refused to appear. Turkey is sending Uyghurs back to China! via third countries to their certain destruction.  China found that it was cheap to buy Erdogan’s silence and cooperation.  Turkish Secret Service (Millî İstihbarat Teşkilatı, MİT) has been trying to protect them.  Dr. Aykan Erdemir, senior director of FDD’s Turkey program, is a fo...more

  • 265: Significant & Hamas defectors in IDF custody & Iran war games sink a toy aircraft carrier named Nimitz. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Jul 31 2020

    Image:  The real Nimitz:  USS Nimitz (CVN-68), a US Navy aircraft carrier.  Malcolm Hoenlein : @Conf_of_Pres; in re: National Day of Mourning for many historical tragedies.  The failed state of Iran: war games. explosions, disruptions, infrastructure deterioration 

  • 265: Intercepting the Hezbollah Murder Raid on the Israel-Lebanon Border. Assaf Orion, @WashInstitute; Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Jul 31 2020

    Image:  Banyas waterfall at the foot of Mount Hermon. Public domain. Assaf Orion, in re: UNIFIL incident along the Lebanese-Israeli border.  Thwarted an attempt attack by Hezbollah murder raid?  Iran in the middle of it.  UNIFIL supposed to be a buffer as well as an arbiter, was notable for its absence.   Assaf Orion is the Rueven International Fellow with The Washington Institute and is a Senior Research Fellow at INSS. Prior to retiring from the Israel Defense Forces in 2016 as a brigadier ge...more

  • 264: India spurns Beijing apps and hardware. Sadanand @Dhume @WSJOpinion

    Jul 31 2020

    Image: Part of Pangong Tso/Bangong Co with the Chinese (pink) and Indian (red) claims. The area in the middle is disputed.[d] Khurnak Fort and Sirijap campground are also visible. India spurns Beijing apps and hardware. Sadanand @Dhume @WSJOpinion https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-beijing-lost-with-its-border-clash-blunder-11594310502

  • 264: India romances Moscow to rearm against Beijing. Sadanand @Dhume @WSJOpinion

    Jul 31 2020

    Image:   Soviet Ambassador Kirill Novikov arriving in New Delhi 1947 to establish formal diplomatic relations with India https://www.wsj.com/articles/moscow-isnt-new-delhis-pal-11595548947?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWlRVNFpEazRaakUxTWpGaSIsInQiOiJVNERUUFk1ODNaeDhlNFwvVW9BQ2gwblhzOUhFamNqYkpxeTcrZEdRM3FKNTE5UmNaZFgwejk1V2VER1VlK2k0MEJCb0dwY2UybTZuYnYxditzc0dPXC9ERkZKV2lYTnB2Q1JjY3hEZlNKR05xT0w0eXVTZ3RDZlBZcFwvSElTZUkzQyJ9

  • 263: Democrats Rewrite the Trump Coup Plot to Include Cancelling the Election. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness, @ThadMcCotter

    Jul 31 2020

    Image:  Parliamentary elections were held in Kyrgyzstan on 27 February and 13 March 2005. The belief that the elections had been rigged by the government led to widespread protests, culminating in the Tulip Revolution on 24 March in which President Askar Akayev* was overthrown.  Here: Akayev on a Kyrgyzstani stamp.*He obtained a doctorate in 1981 from the Moscow Institute of Engineering and Physics, having written his dissertation on holographic systems of storage and transformation of informati...more

  • 263: Pursuing Michael Flynn as if he is Jean Valjean. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jul 31 2020

      Image:  Monsieur Madeleine, illustration de Gustave Brion pour Les Misérables (Maison de Victor Hugo - Hauteville House).@AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion, and Thaddeus McCotter @ThadMcCotter, American Greatness; in re: Judge Sullivan has no legal standing to be here; en banc on August 1. Small chance of prevailing, group skewing 7 to 3  Democratic.  Court of Appeals considering on a very narrow point:  No other remedy but to order Sullivan to dismiss the case?  They didn’t disagree with the...more

  • 263: What Democratic Party? "It's the party of slavery. It's the party of rebellion. It's the party of secession.It's the party of Jim Crow. It's the party of the Ku Klux Klan. It's the party of the Roosevelt coalition that got him four terms by refusing to ta

    Jul 31 2020

    Image:Location of the 1860 Democratic Party Convention. Stereoscopic image of South Carolina Institute Hall by George Norman Barnard  Barnard, George N., 1819-1902 -- Photographer - This image is available from the New York Public Library's Digital Library under the digital ID G92F025_002F: digitalgallery.nypl.org → digitalcollections.nypl.org Public Domain File:South Carolina Institute Hall, Charleston, S.C, by Barnard, George N., 1819-1902.jpg Created: Coverage: 1861?-1880?. Source Imprint: C...more

  • 263: American culture cancels American culture. @VDHanson @HooverInst

    Jul 31 2020

    Image:  Engraving "Closing of the Jacobin Club, during the night of 27–28 July 1794, or 9–10 Thermidor, year 2 of the Republic" Victor Davis Hanson, @VDHanson; Hoover, and NRO ; in re:  The Cancel culture as part f th woke culture.  Self-destruction occurred in Rome-—Philip and Alexander were much less of a threat than the Persians had been a century earlier—.  France caved in to the Nazis in six weeks despite having a superior military, more tanks.    . . .  Destroying and rewriting our past is...more

  • 262: More Mars surface mysteries as Perseverance launches for Jezero Crater in February, 2021. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 31 2020

    Photo:NASA JPLThe image to the right, taken by the high resolution camera on Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) on September 23, 2019, is of one of those glacial flows, coming off a mesa in a region called Protonilus Mensae, located in the transition zone between the southern highlands and the northern lowland plains where an intermittent ocean might have once existed. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowMore Mars surface m...more

  • 262: SpaceX raises private equity for the Moon and Mars expeditions. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 31 2020

    Photo:Frontispiece illustration Caption: "I was progressing in great leaps and bounds" Claude Allin Shepperson - Internet Archive identifier Frontispiece of H. G. Wells' The First Men in the Moon, 1st hardcover edition, published by George Newnes in 1901. Caption: "I was progressing in great leaps and bounds" Public Domain File:First Men in the Moon (1901) frontispiece.jpg Created: 1 January 1901  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @...more

  • 261: Why does troubled PRC aim to buy a gold mine in far-north Canada? @GordonGChang ; Charles Burton: @cburton001

    Jul 31 2020

    Image:  Gold miners excavate a gold-bearing bluff with jets of water at a placer mine in Dutch Flat, California sometime between 1857 and 1870. Charles Burton: Why does troubled PRC aim to buy a gold mine in far-north Canada?

  • 261: Trump Administration chooses Kodak to reconfigure the API supply chain away from the PRC. @Rosemary100 @GordonGChang

    Jul 31 2020

    Image:  U.S. patent no. 388,850, issued to George Eastman, fonder of Kodak, September 4, 1888 Trump Administration chooses Kodak to reconfigure the API supply chain away from the PRC. @Rosemary100 @GordonGChang https://www.amazon.com/China-Rx-Exposing-Americas-Dependence/dp/1633883817 https://www.whec.com/rochester-new-york-news/when-will-we-see-the-360-jobs-promised-in-the-kodak-deal/5810772/

  • 260: Attorney General Barr in a talkfest with electioneering Democrats. @RichardAEpstein

    Jul 30 2020

    Image:  Dirksen Senate Building room 226, from http://judiciary.senate.gov/information.cfmcommons:category:United States Senate Attorney General Barr in a talkfest with electioneering Democrats https://nypost.com/2020/07/28/barr-destroys-nadler-in-another-house-democrat-testimony-disaster-goodwin/

  • 260: Time-out called in Portland as the Democrats reload. @RichardAEpstein

    Jul 30 2020

    Image:  Map of Portland in 1890. Time-out called in Portland as the Democrats reload. @RichardAEpsteinhttps://www.hoover.org/research/portland-goes-over-brink?utm_source=Hoover+Daily+Report&utm_campaign=97fbb87f68-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_07_28_05_48&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_21b1edff3c-97fbb87f68-72527561The continuing unrest in Portland, Oregon, which has now lasted some 55 nights, exemplifies the breakdown of law and order that has become a daily occurrence in many cities with progre...more

  • 259: #NewWorldReport: Fake news bedevils Latin America as much as the virus does. @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.

    Jul 30 2020

    Image:  El Universal, Venezuela New World Report. Joseph Humire:  @jmhumire, @securefreesoc; and Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal of Colombia:   @MariaFdaCabal; in re:  #NewWorldReport: Fake news bedevils Latin America as much as the virus does. @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.

  • 259: #NewWorldReport: The lawless Colombia-Venezuela borderland as Caracas exports crime. @jmhumire, @MariaFdaCabal.

    Jul 30 2020

    Image:  Map showing the shrinking territory of Gran Colombia from 1824 to 1890 (red line). Panama declared its independence from Colombia in 1903. New World Report. Joseph Humire:  @jmhumire, @securefreesoc; and Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal of Colombia:   @MariaFdaCabal; in re: The lawless  Colombia-Venezuela borderland as Caracas exports crime.

  • 259: The beautiful and empty Altoona Curves (Double A) ballpark of missing Minor League Baseball. @SalenaZito @DCExaminer @RealClearPolitics

    Jul 30 2020

    Image:  Altoona in 1895: a Pennsylvania Railroad town. Lithograph by Thaddeus Mortimer Fowler. Salena Zito, The Middle of Somewhere column; New York Post; Real Clear Politics; in re:  Minor League Baseball. Altoona.  The Altoona Curve!

  • 259: The imminent Election Day vote-by-mail crash landing in the Keystone State @SalenaZito @DCExaminer @RealClearPolitics SalenaZito.com

    Jul 30 2020

    Image:  The Birth of Pennsylvania depicts William Penn receiving a royal deed from King Charles II of England. Penn founded the colony in 1681 as a refuge for Quakers.The imminent Election Day vote-by-mail crash landing in the Keystone State @SalenaZito @DCExaminer @RealClearPolitics SalenaZito.com Salena Zito, The Middle of Somewhere column; New York Post; Real Clear Politics; in re: Pennsylvania.  Delayed ballot-counting because most ballots were mailed in.  A new process; with some absentee b...more

  • 258: Threatening unknown seed packages from untrusted China. Gordon Chang @GordonGChang, & Bill Gertz @BillGertz,

    Jul 30 2020

    Image:  The Chinese snakehead fish, “the fish from Hell,” which mysteriously appeared in a pond near Washington, D.C.  Screen grab.Gordon Chang @GordonGChang, & Bill Gertz @BillGertz, Inside the Ring column, and author of a new Encounter Books Broadside, How China's Communist Party Made the World Sick, in re: Pompeo’s brilliant speech in California at the Nixon library: Distrust and verify [China]. Now, many packets of seeds have arrived mysteriously from China; [God knows] what they’d do if...more

  • 258: Virus surge in Hong Kong as the PRC presses the crackdown Gordon Chang @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, & Michael Yon @Michael_Yon

    Jul 30 2020

    Image:   The Ministry of State Security (MSS) is the intelligence, security and secret police agency of the People's Republic of China, responsible for counterintelligence, foreign intelligence and political security.  Here: MSS facilities in Xiyuan, Haidian District, Beijing.  Public domain. Gordon Chang @GordonGChang, Daily Beast,   & Michael Yon @Michael_Yon, East Asian reporter, in re: The Chinese Ministry of State Security is inquiring about Michael in Hong Kong  A new virus outbreak, s...more

  • 258: Back to school for Italy means newly-configured classrooms and guidelines. Lorenzo Fiori, Direttore Generale Ansaldo Fondazione

    Jul 30 2020

    Image:  The University of Bologna ("Archiginnasio"), the world's oldest university, founded in 1088 Lorenzo Fiori, Direttore Generale Ansaldo Fondazione, in re:  In Italy, 246,00 cases of virus.  . . .   On school reopening, lots of polemics.  Average age of those infected has gone from 60 to 40. . .  . Human trafficking : enormous increase of small boats form Tunisia, arriving not only at small islands but in Sardinia.    https://www.inquirer.com/opinion/coronavirus-school-reopening-covid-europ...more

  • 257: #HotelMars: The mysteries of the sizzling Venus might include active volcanoes. David Grinspoon @Funkyspoon @Planetarysci David Livingston, SpaceShow.com

    Jul 30 2020

    (Photo Mission: Magellan Target: Venus Spacecraft: Magellan Instrument: Radar System Views: 8,295 Full-Res TIFF: PIA00268.tif Full-Res JPG: PIA00268.jpg Image credit: NASA/JPL : )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow#HotelMars: The mysteries of the sizzling Venus might include active volcanoes. David Grinspoon @Funkyspoon @Planetarysci David Livingston, SpaceShow.comhttps://www.theguardi...more

  • 256: The Last of the New York City Middle Class @HarrySiegel @NYDailyNews

    Jul 30 2020

    Image:  Lower Manhattan, as seen from a ferry, December 1941 Harry Siegel, The Daily News and The Daily Beast; in re:  https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-nyc-on-the-verge-of-a-breakdown-20200725-splqsugoeratjn5oowvobyis24-story.html

  • 255: State of the City, the State, the Union: The Democratic-endorsed disorder in Portland is the same Democratic-endorsed disorder in New York City. John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCats.

    Jul 30 2020

    (Photo:English: Map of Portland in 1890 from: [1]]Date | 1890Source | per aboveAuthor | James McIntosh Wood )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter & Parler: @BatchelorShow State of the City, the State, the Union: The Democratic endorsed disorder in Portland is the same Democratic endorsed disorder in New York City. John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCats. https://www.foxnews.com/media/chad-wolf-dhs-a...more

  • 255: Iran-backed Armenia vs US-backed Azerbaijan. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Jul 30 2020

    Image:   Patriarch Nerses Varjabedyan (1837–1884)Iran-backed Armenia vs US-backed Azerbaijan.  Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign AffairsCrisis or Opportunity in the Southern Caucasus? Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.  Analysis by GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs correspondents, Washington, DC, Yerevan, and Baku. Skirmishes which began on the Azerbaijan-Armenia border on July 12, 2020, quickly turned deadly, reflecting the frustration of both sides over the breakdown in the fai...more

  • 255: US-backed Egypt vs Europe-backed Ethiopia. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Jul 30 2020

    Image:  Gebre Mesqel Lalibela, the Zagwe dynasty Ethiopian king credited with having constructed the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. War as a (Fatal) Diversion from Reality.  Egypt has been in a proxy war for some time with Ethiopia. Ethiopia has failed to grasp this, largely because escalating the war would seem fatal for both sides  Analysis, by Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs. Egypt and Ethiopia stand on the brink of a formal war neither can afford. It is a war, ...more

  • 254: 4/4 Defender in Chief: Donald Trump's Fight for Presidential Power, by John Yoo

    Jul 29 2020

    Image: John Locke, Tw0 Treatises of Government   Defender in Chief: Donald Trump's Fight for Presidential Power, by John Yoo (Berkeley Law, Hoover Institution and AEI).  James Edward Thomas (Narrator), Macmillan Audio (Publisher) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged In Defender in Chief, the celebrated constitutional scholar John Yoo makes an airtight case against Donald Trump's supposed disdain for constitutional rules and norms. Donald Trump isn't shredding the Constitution—he's its greatest protec...more

  • 254: 3/4 Defender in Chief: Donald Trump's Fight for Presidential Power, by John Yoo

    Jul 29 2020

    Image: The Powers of War and Peace: The Constitution and Foreign Affairs after 9/11, by John Yoo Defender in Chief: Donald Trump's Fight for Presidential Power, by John Yoo (Berkeley Law, Hoover Institution and AEI).  James Edward Thomas (Narrator), Macmillan Audio (Publisher) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged In Defender in Chief, the celebrated constitutional scholar John Yoo makes an airtight case against Donald Trump's supposed disdain for constitutional rules and norms. Donald Trump isn't shre...more

  • 254: 2/4 Defender in Chief: Donald Trump's Fight for Presidential Power, by John Yoo

    Jul 29 2020

    Image:  Signing of the Constitution, September 17, 1787Defender in Chief: Donald Trump's Fight for Presidential Power, by John Yoo (Berkeley Law, Hoover Institution and AEI).  James Edward Thomas (Narrator), Macmillan Audio (Publisher) Audible Audiobook – Unabridged In Defender in Chief, the celebrated constitutional scholar John Yoo makes an airtight case against Donald Trump's supposed disdain for constitutional rules and norms. Donald Trump isn't shredding the Constitution—he's its greatest p...more

  • 254: 1/4 Defender in Chief: Donald Trump's Fight for Presidential Power, by John Yoo.

    Jul 29 2020

    Image: The title pages of Volume II of the first edition of Joseph Story (1833) Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States; with a Preliminary Review of the Constitutional History of the Colonies and States, before the Adoption of the Constitution. By Joseph Story, LL.D. Dane Professor of Law in Harvard University. In Three Volumes, Boston; Cambridge, Mass.: Hilliard, Gray, and Company; Brown, Shattuck, and Co  Defender in Chief: Donald Trump's Fight for Presidential Power, by John Y...more

  • 253: The Obama Administration Unmaskings and the Revealed DOJ Investigation. @AndrewCMcCarthy; & Thaddeus McCotter, American Greatness.

    Jul 29 2020

    Image:  Roman-era mosaic from Antioch depicting a plethora of devices against the evil eye. Andrew C McCarthy, Ball of Collusion, @AndrewCMcCarthy; and Thaddeus McCotter, American Greatness, in re: On the Hill today: “unmasking,” the topic of a second investigation. Testimony: broader in scope and perhaps going back further in time. Serious and very irregular conduct. Unmasking is the revelation of identities of US persons when they were incidentally [caught] in surveillance.  Legal to unmask if...more

  • 253: Bill Barr Defends the Rule of Law before the Democrats. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jul 29 2020

    Image:  Site of the first U.S. Congress:  "Old City Hall, Wall St., New York" Steel engraving by Robert Hinshelwood, from Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, 5 vol. (1855-59). Andrew C McCarthy, Ball of Collusion, @AndrewCMcCarthy; and Thaddeus McCotter, American Greatness, in re:  Today’s hearing (perhaps not the right term) on the Hill where AG Barr was treated to a “clown show” of extreme rudeness, all ad hominem, little ad rem. Bill Barr defends the Rule of Law before the Democrat...more

  • 253: Life in London #in-the-time-of-the-virus. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Jul 29 2020

    Image:  Fila Foggia Hi LTD 03, a rare but popular set of high tops. Fair use. Joe Sternberg, WSJ editorial board, in London, josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion, in re:   Life in London #in-the-time-of-the-virus.  https://www.ft.com/content/bd203e1b-db48-4609-ab01-67e6e139b8d3  The UK property market has bounced back sharply, according to estate agent Foxtons, with lettings almost at pre-crisis levels and sales well up on April and May. Activity dropped heavily during the peak of the coronavirus crisis...more

  • 253: Trans-Atlantic Travel #in-the-time-of-the-virus. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Jul 29 2020

    Image:  A typical 17th century shop, with customers’ being served through an opening onto the street; shutters were used rather than glazing. Joe Sternberg, WSJ editorial board, in London, josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion, in re: Second or third wave of the virus in Europe and UK.  Spain asks not to be excluded.  We’ve never put an entire economy on hold before; it's not surprising that no one knows how to bring it back. TransAtlantic travel #in-the-time-of-the-virus. 1. https://www.ft.com/content/5...more

  • 252: Robinhood is the new new #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Gregory Zuckerman @WSJ

    Jul 29 2020

    Image:  Courtyard of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange (Beurs van Hendrick de Keyser) by Emanuel de Witte, 1653. The process of buying and selling the VOC's shares (on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange) became the basis of the world's first formal stock market Robinhood is the new new #in-the-time-of-the-virus.  Gregory Zuckerman @WSJ   https://www.wsj.com/articles/everyones-a-day-trader-now-11595649609?st=xgl4umnbf19homh&reflink=article_copyURL_share

  • 251: 2/2 Markets and property rights are working to solve a variety of environmental problems. Shawn Regan @PERCtweets

    Jul 29 2020

    Image:  The Blue Marble by the crew of Apollo 17 (1972)A Different Shade of Green Volume 39, No.1, Summer 2020 When Terry Anderson and Donald Leal published the first edition of their book, Free Market Environmentalism, in 1991, the idea was met with mixed reviews. “Free market environmentalism is an oxymoron,” wrote one reviewer, “and the authors are the moron part.” https://perc.org/2020/07/06/a-different-shade-of-green/

  • 251: 1/2 Markets and property rights are working to solve a variety of environmental problems. Shawn Regan @PERCtweets

    Jul 29 2020

    Image:  Original title page of Walden by Henry David Thoreau.A Different Shade of Green Volume 39, No.1, Summer 2020 When Terry Anderson and Donald Leal published the first edition of their book, Free Market Environmentalism, in 1991, the idea was met with mixed reviews. “Free market environmentalism is an oxymoron,” wrote one reviewer, “and the authors are the moron part.”https://perc.org/2020/07/06/a-different-shade-of-green/

  • 250: Cancel Culture cancels the eugenics progressive Margaret Sanger. @WJMcGurn @WSJOpinion

    Jul 29 2020

    Image:  Eugenics supporters hold signs criticizing various "genetically inferior" groups. Wall Street, New York, c. 1915. Bill McGurn: Cancel Culture cancels the eugenics progressive Margaret Sanger. https://www.wsj.com/articles/margaret-sanger-gets-canceled-11595889653       The national Margaret Sanger Award hasn't been given out since 2015.  The New York Planned Parenthood group removed Sangers’s name from the building because of her “racist legacy and deep belief in eugenics ideology.”

  • 250: Gavin Newsom's risk-averse word salads #in-the-time-of-the-virus. Bill Whalen @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

    Jul 29 2020

    Image:  Salad.   A word salad, or schizophasia, is a "confused or unintelligible mixture of seemingly random words and phrases," most often used to describe a symptom of a neurological or mental disorder. Gavin Newsom is mildly dyslexic.   Bill Whalen:  Gavin Newsom's risk-averse word salads #in-the-time-of-the-virus  https://www.hoover.org/research/it-time-california-quadrumvirate

  • 250: The unknown reluctance of the leading Biden to put the game away. @Liz Peek

    Jul 29 2020

    Image:  Putting the game away. Screen grab. Elizabeth Peek: The unknown reluctance of the leading Biden to put the game away.  https://www.politico.com/news/2020/07/28/biden-running-mate-choice-august-385107

  • 250: The US economy asks: Back to School or Not? @Liz Peek

    Jul 29 2020

    Image:  Amish one-room schoolhouse in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in 1941.  Elizabeth Peek: The US economy asks: Back to School or Not?   https://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2020/07/28/newsletter-what-are-markets-saying-about-the-u-s-recovery/

  • 249: 2/2 The King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elements, by David Berlinski

    Jul 29 2020

    Image:  An illumination from a manuscript based on Adelard of Bath's translation of the Elements, c. 1309–1316; Adelard's is the oldest surviving translation of the Elements into Latin, done in the 12th-century work and translated from ArabicThe King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elements, by David Berlinski.  Arthur Morey (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged               Geometry defines the world around us, helping us make sense of everything from architec...more

  • 249: 1/2 The King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elements, by David Berlinski

    Jul 29 2020

    Image:  Eukleides of Alexandria The King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elements, by David Berlinski.  Arthur Morey (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Geometry defines the world around us, helping us make sense of everything from architecture to military science to fashion. And for over 2,000 years, geometry has been equated with Euclid's Elements, arguably the most influential book in the history of mathematics. In The King of Infinite Space, the renowned ...more

  • 248: #PacificWatch: Downtown Disney is a friendly ghost town while the mobs roam the Blue cities. Jeff Bliss @JCBliss

    Jul 28 2020

    (Photo: English: Rome, Colosseo - woman selling oranges hand painted PhotoDate | 1900Source | my archiveAuthor | T. H. McAllister)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow#PacificWatch: Downtown Disney is a friendly ghost town while the mobs roam the Blue cities. Jeff Bliss @JCBliss

  • 248: Portland, Seattle and Oakland look like failed tactical electioneering by Democratic mayors and governors. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jul 28 2020

    (Photo: Title: Rome : its rise and fall ; a text-book for high schools and collegesYear: 1900 (1900s)Authors:  Myers, P. V. N. (Philip Van Ness), 1846-1937Subjects: Publisher:  Boston, Ginn & companyContributing Library:  The Library of CongressDigitizing Sponsor:  The Library of CongressView Book Page: Book ViewerAbout This Book: Catalog EntryView All Images: All Images From BookClick here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.T...more

  • 247: AG Barr vs the Gladiator Tantrums of the Left. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jul 28 2020

    (Photo:  Life in the Roman world of Nero and St. PaulYear: 1910 (1910s)Authors:  Tucker, T. G. (Thomas George), 1859-1946Subjects:  Church historyPublisher:  London : MacmillanContributing Library:  Robarts - University of TorontoDigitizing Sponsor:  University of TorontoView Book Page: Book ViewerAbout This Book: Catalog EntryView All Images: All Images From BookClick here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.Text Appearing Before ...more

  • 246: "Indiana" Hoenlein and finding names for the lost children's shoes—the children of Auschwitz-Birkenau Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jul 28 2020

    Image:  Ghetto Litzmannstadt. Children rounded up for deportation to the Kulmhof extermination camp. "Indiana" Hoenlein and finding names for the lost children's shoes—the children of Auschwitz-Birkenau Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness https://fox6now.com/2020/07/23/auschwitz-discovery-heartbreaking-finds-made-in-childrens-shoes/

  • 246: Iran attacks northern Israel with surrogates. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jul 28 2020

    Image:  View of Nazareth, largest city in northern Israel, with the Basilica of the Annunciation at the center.    Iran attacks Northern Israel with surrogates.   https://www.timesofisrael.com/idf-security-incident-developing-on-lebanon-border-residents-ordered-indoors/

  • 246: Can Biden win without debates or the campaign trail? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Jul 28 2020

    Image:   Politics in an Oyster House (1848) by Richard Caton Woodville

  • 246: Have the Democratic cities lost control of the protests? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Jul 28 2020

    Image:  During the American Civil Rights Movement and the March on Washington, leaders marched from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial, August 28, 1963.

  • 244: 4/4 Blackett's War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare, by Stephen Budiansky.

    Jul 28 2020

    Image: Illustration of the Daubeny Laboratory in Magdalen College, Oxford, as it looked c. 1870Blackett's War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare, by Stephen Budiansky.     John Lee (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged      https://www.amazon.com/Blacketts-War-Stephen-Budiansky-audiobook/dp/B00BEWY33S/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=    In March 1941, after a year of unbroken and devastating U-boat o...more

  • 243: 3/4 Blackett's War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare, by Stephen Budiansky.

    Jul 28 2020

    Image:   Most tactical fighter-bomber units flew the Thunderbolt, which was an excellent aircraft for the mission. One important feature of the P-47 was its ruggedness, due in part to armor plating in vital areas. These pieces of armor protected the pilot from the front and from behind. (U.S. Air Force photo)Blackett's War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare, by Stephen Budiansky.     John Lee (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)  Audible Audiobook – ...more

  • 243: 2/4 Blackett's War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare, by Stephen Budiansky.

    Jul 28 2020

    Image:  U-boat: A German postcard depicting the U-boat SM U-20 sinking RMS LusitaniaBlackett's War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare, by Stephen Budiansky.     John Lee (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged      https://www.amazon.com/Blacketts-War-Stephen-Budiansky-audiobook/dp/B00BEWY33S/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=    In March 1941, after a year of unbroken and devastating U-boat onslaughts, ...more

  • 243: 1/4 Blackett's War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare, by Stephen Budiansky.

    Jul 28 2020

    Image:  Patrick Blackett, Baron Blackett, ca. 1950 Blackett's War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare, by Stephen Budiansky.     John Lee (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged      https://www.amazon.com/Blacketts-War-Stephen-Budiansky-audiobook/dp/B00BEWY33S/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=    In March 1941, after a year of unbroken and devastating U-boat onslaughts, the British War Cabinet decided ...more

  • 245: PRC without friends or allies. @GordonGChang

    Jul 28 2020

    Image:  Mid-rank officer of the Terracotta Army in Xi'an  Gordon Chang, Daily Beast, in re: Pravda in English from China, the Global Times, castigates Mike Pompeo and strives to drive a wedge between the US and its allies, although the UK, France, India, Vietnam Philippines, Japan, and multiple other countries have already withdrawn from Beijing’s embrace.  “US hawks on China will not completely overturn” the policy laid out by Nixon.  Gee, are there doves on China these days?   Xi Jinping seems...more

  • 245: Pompeo challenges the Chinese people to discard Xi.

    Jul 28 2020

    Image:   Gordon Chang, Daily Beast, and Jonathan Ward, China’s Vision of Victory, in re: Secretary Mike Pompeo’s landmark speech a the Nixon library last week:  a new US policy vis-a-vis China. Bookended a decades-long failed US policy of hoping to get a friendly state; instead, China has become hostile and warlike.  Pompeo spoke of “Chinese people governing themselves” – sounds like regime change (to democracy).   Consider China as a danger to the world in toto.  It abuses both its neighbors an...more

  • 245: Al Qaeda 2020 grows as Washington looks away. Caleb Weiss, Research analyst @ LongWarJournal, @Weissenberg7 ; @billroggio

    Jul 28 2020

    Image:  1998 Nairobi embassy bombing. Public domain. Caleb Weiss, LongWarJournal; Tom Joscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re: Al Q proposes to set up emirates within it caliphate. It’s definitely stronger now than it was before.  Washington doesn’t acknowledge this.  US has improved homeland defense, but if the groups continue, they’ll be setting up bases from which to attack the US again, as in 9/11.  Puntland.   https://www.longwarjournal.org/archi...more

  • 245: Taliban keep attacking. Al Shabaab keeps attacking. @billroggio; @LongWarJournal; Caleb Weiss, Research analyst @Weissenberg7

    Jul 28 2020

    Image:  Mukhtar Robow ("Abu Mansoor"), the Second Deputy Leader of al-Shabaab. Public domain. Tom Joscelyn, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies; & Senior Editor for FDD's Long War Journal; Caleb Weiss, Research analyst @ LongWarJournal; and Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re: A Taliban suicide bomber targeted an Afghan military convoy as it passed through a district in eastern Afghanistan that has been a hotbed of terrorist activity. Yesterday’s attack is the secon...more

  • 242: 4/4 The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.

    Jul 28 2020

    Image:   Amundsen's Latham 47 flying boat, his last vessel.The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.    Stephen Hoye (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  https://www.amazon.com/The-Last-Viking-Stephen-R-Bown-audiobook/dp/B00J35XK82/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=   The Last Viking unravels the life of the man who stands head and shoulders above all those who raced to map the last corners of the world. In 1900, the ...more

  • 242: 3/4 The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.

    Jul 28 2020

    Image:   Norwegian flag at the South PoleThe Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.    Stephen Hoye (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  https://www.amazon.com/The-Last-Viking-Stephen-R-Bown-audiobook/dp/B00J35XK82/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=   The Last Viking unravels the life of the man who stands head and shoulders above all those who raced to map the last corners of the world. In 1900, the four great geograp...more

  • 242: 2/4 The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.

    Jul 28 2020

    Image:  Polarskipet Maud in June 1918The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.    Stephen Hoye (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  https://www.amazon.com/The-Last-Viking-Stephen-R-Bown-audiobook/dp/B00J35XK82/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=   The Last Viking unravels the life of the man who stands head and shoulders above all those who raced to map the last corners of the world. In 1900, the four great geographica...more

  • 242: 1/4 The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.

    Jul 28 2020

    Image:   Portrait of Roald Amundsen (1872-1928).The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen, by Stephen R. Bown.    Stephen Hoye (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  https://www.amazon.com/The-Last-Viking-Stephen-R-Bown-audiobook/dp/B00J35XK82/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=   The Last Viking unravels the life of the man who stands head and shoulders above all those who raced to map the last corners of the world. In 1900, the four great ...more

  • 241: 2/2 Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II, by Mitchell Zuckoff.

    Jul 27 2020

    Image:    (from left) Sgt. Kenneth Decker, Cpl. Margaret Hastings and Lt. John McCollom were the only three survivors of the Gremlin Special crash. They’re pictured above at the U.S. Army station in Hollandia, New Guinea, shortly after their rescue. B.B. McCollom.       The Gremlin Special was a Douglas C-47 Skytrain that crashed during a sightseeing flight for U.S. service members over the Baliem Valley (Shangri-La Valley) in New Guinea in 1945.Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adve...more

  • 241: 1/2 Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II, by Mitchell Zuckoff.

    Jul 27 2020

    Image: The Baliem Valley was a “magnificent vastness” in Michael Rockefeller’s eyes, and its people were “emotionally expressive.” But Asmat proved to be “more remote country than what I have ever seen.” (President and Fellows of Harvard University; Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology)  Smithsonian Magazine. Public domain. “It’s teeming with shrimp and crabs and fish and clams. In the jungle there are wild pig, the furry, opossumlike cuscus, and the ostrichlike cassowary. And sago palm, w...more

  • 240: Ajax, the Dutch, the War: 2of2: The Strange Tale of Soccer During Europe's Darkest Hour Kindle Edition by Simon Kuper (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jul 27 2020

    (Photo: Nederlands: Deportatie Joden, zomer 1943. Panamakade, Oostelijk Havengebied, in Amsterdam. Het gebouw is Loods III.Date | Summer 1943 Source | https://beeldbankwo2.nl/nl/beelden/?mode=gallery&view=horizontal&q=panamakade&rows=1&page=1Author | Stapf Bilderdienst)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow Ajax, the Dutch, the War: 2of2: The Strange Tale of Soccer During Europe's Darkest...more

  • 240: Ajax, the Dutch, the War: 1of2: The Strange Tale of Soccer During Europe's Darkest Hour Kindle Edition by Simon Kuper (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jul 27 2020

    (Photo: Nederlands: Deportatie Joden, zomer 1943. Panamakade, Oostelijk Havengebied, in Amsterdam. Het gebouw is Loods III.Date | Summer 1943 Source | https://beeldbankwo2.nl/nl/beelden/?mode=gallery&view=horizontal&q=panamakade&rows=1&page=1Author | Stapf Bilderdienst)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow Ajax, the Dutch, the War: 1of2: The Strange Tale of Soccer During Europe's Darkest...more

  • 240: Red Blood, Black Sand: 2of2: Fighting Alongside John Basilone from Boot Camp to Iwo Jima Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Chuck Tatum (Author), Norman Dietz (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

    Jul 27 2020

    (Photo:LVTs approach Iwo Jima.View author information Public Domain File:Tracked landing vehicles (LVTs) approach Iwo Jima;fig14.jpg  )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow Red Blood, Black Sand: 2of2: Fighting Alongside John Basilone from Boot Camp to Iwo Jima  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Chuck Tatum (Author), Norman Dietz (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Red-Blood-Black...more

  • 240: Red Blood, Black Sand: 1of2: Fighting Alongside John Basilone from Boot Camp to Iwo Jima Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Chuck Tatum (Author), Norman Dietz (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher)

    Jul 27 2020

    (Photo:Map of Iwo Jima detailing the invasionView author information Public Domain File:Iwo Jima - Landing Plan.jpg Uploaded: 2019-03-15 19:27:09  )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow Red Blood, Black Sand: 1of2: Fighting Alongside John Basilone from Boot Camp to Iwo Jima  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged. Chuck Tatum (Author), Norman Dietz (Narrator), Tantor Audio (Publisher) https://www.amazon.com/Red...more

  • 239: 4/4 Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by Candice Millard.

    Jul 27 2020

    Image:  Official White House portrait of James GarfieldDestiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by Candice Millard.     Paul Michael (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher),  Audible Audiobook – Unabridgedhttps://www.amazon.com/Destiny-of-Republic-audiobook/dp/B005O5HY8C/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1595806445&sr=1-2    James A. Garfield may have been the most extraordinary man ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he r...more

  • 239: 3/4 Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by Candice Millard

    Jul 27 2020

    Image:  Garfield, shot by Charles J. Guiteau, collapses as Secretary of State Blaine gestures for help. Engraving from Frank Leslie's Illustrated NewspaperDestiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by Candice Millard.     Paul Michael (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher),  Audible Audiobook – Unabridgedhttps://www.amazon.com/Destiny-of-Republic-audiobook/dp/B005O5HY8C/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1595806445&sr=1-2    James A. Garf...more

  • 239: 2/4 Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by Candice Millard.

    Jul 27 2020

    Image:  The Appomattox of the third termers—unconditional surrender: Following Grant's defeat for the nomination Puck magazine satirized Robert E. Lee's surrender to him at Appomattox by depicting Grant giving up his sword to Garfield.Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by Candice Millard.     Paul Michael (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher),  Audible Audiobook – Unabridgedhttps://www.amazon.com/Destiny-of-Republic-audiobook/dp/B005O5HY8C/re...more

  • 239: 1/4 Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by Candice Millard.

    Jul 27 2020

    Image: Replica of the log cabin in Moreland Hills, Ohio where Garfield was born. Public domain.Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President, by Candice Millard.     Paul Michael (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher),  Audible Audiobook – Unabridgedhttps://www.amazon.com/Destiny-of-Republic-audiobook/dp/B005O5HY8C/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1595806445&sr=1-2    James A. Garfield may have been the most extraordinary man ever elected p...more

  • 238: 4/4 State of Failure: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Unmaking of the Palestinian State, by Jonathan Schanzer

    Jul 27 2020

    Image:  Palestinian refugees in 1948State of Failure: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Unmaking of the Palestinian State, by Jonathan Schanzer.  Hardcover – October 29, 2013  https://www.amazon.com/State-Failure-Mahmoud-Unmaking-Palestinian/dp/1137278242 The biggest obstacle to Palestinian statehood may not be Israel In September 2011, president Mahmoud Abbas stood before the United Nations General Assembly and dramatically announced his intention to achieve recognition of Palestinian stat...more

  • 238: 3/4 State of Failure: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Unmaking of the Palestinian State, by Jonathan Schanzer

    Jul 27 2020

    Image:  Yasser Arafat, November 2004, shortly before his death. Public domain.

  • 238: 2/4 State of Failure: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Unmaking of the Palestinian State, by Jonathan Schanzer

    Jul 27 2020

    Image:   The Mukata’a with the headquarters of the President of the PLO, 2007.   Mukata’a (المقاطعة al-muqāṭaʿah‎) means headquarters or administrative centerState of Failure: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Unmaking of the Palestinian State, by Jonathan Schanzer.  Hardcover – October 29, 2013  https://www.amazon.com/State-Failure-Mahmoud-Unmaking-Palestinian/dp/1137278242 The biggest obstacle to Palestinian statehood may not be Israel In September 2011, president Mahmoud Abbas stood befo...more

  • 238: 1/4 State of Failure: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Unmaking of the Palestinian State, by Jonathan Schanzer

    Jul 27 2020

    Image: Mahmoud Abbas with the president of the United States, George W. Bush, and the prime minister of Israel, Ariel Sharon, at the Red Sea Summit in Aqaba, Jordan, 4 June 2003State of Failure: Yasser Arafat, Mahmoud Abbas, and the Unmaking of the Palestinian State, by Jonathan Schanzer.  Hardcover – October 29, 2013  https://www.amazon.com/State-Failure-Mahmoud-Unmaking-Palestinian/dp/1137278242 The biggest obstacle to Palestinian statehood may not be Israel In September 2011, president Mahmo...more

  • 237: The PRC launches for Mars landing. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 26 2020

    (Photo: Curiosity's 1.8-Billion-Pixel Panorama: NASA's Curiosity rover captured its highest-resolution panorama of the Martian surface between Nov. 24 and Dec. 1, 2019. A version without the rover contains nearly 1.8 billion pixels; a version with the rover contains nearly 650 million pixels. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS. Full image and caption ›To interact: Use the controls in the top left (or pinch) to zoom in and out of the image. Click (or touch) and drag your cursor to move around in the...more

  • 237: Curioisity drives into a Mars lakebed. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 26 2020

    (Photo: This image was taken by Left Navigation Camera onboard NASA's Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 2824. Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech.)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowCurioisity drives into a Mars lakebed.  Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/essays-and-commentaries/rover-update-curiosity-pauses-to-drill/

  • 237: #NewAmericanCivilWar: Accusing Lincoln of provoking the cannoneers of Charleston Harbor: 2of2: Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Jul 26 2020

    (Photo:Illustrations of the War in America by Our Special Artist. The Interior of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbour, after a Continuous Bombardment by the Federal Batteries on Morris Island, The Illustrated London News, Volume 42, 1863, Page 574.Date | 1863Source | http://iln.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/illustration/v43p564.jpg/ via http://iln.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/illustrationsAuthor | Frank Vizetelly  (1830–1883)  )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedu...more

  • 237: #NewAmericanCivilWar: Accusing Lincoln of provoking the cannoneers of Charleston Harbor: 1of2: Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Jul 26 2020

    (Photo:English: Print of artillerymen firing cannons in foreground at Fort Sumter in the background. "THE ATTACK ON FORT SUMTER." (printed below image).Title: "The Attack on Fort Sumter."Date | between 1861 and 1865 Source | Missouri History MuseumURL: http://images.mohistory.org/image/B99D97BF-11BD-6CC4-ACCD-450029432385//original.jpgGallery: http://collections.mohistory.org/resource/157413Author | BobbettPermission(Reusing this file) | UND - Copyright undeterminedMHS Open Access Policy: You a...more

  • 237: The dangers of politicized prosecutors: 2of2: @AdamJWhiteDC @GeorgeMasonU

    Jul 26 2020

    Image:  The Lord High Chancellor, in Iolanthe, sings:The Law is the true embodimentOf everything that's excellentIt has no kind of fault or flaw—And I, my Lords, embody the Law.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe dangers of politicized prosecutors: 12f2: @AdamJWhiteDC @GeorgeMasonUhttps://www.city-journal.org/inherent-dangers-in-prosecutorial-powerAdam J. White is a City Journal contributing editor,...more

  • 237: The dangers of politicized prosecutors: 1of2: @AdamJWhiteDC @GeorgeMasonU

    Jul 26 2020

    (Photo:Hobart Bosworth (right) in The Count of Monte Cristo (1908)Unknown author - Internet Archive Film still from The Count of Monte Cristo, an American silent film. On the right, Hobard Bosworth as Edmnd Dantès. Public Domain File:Count of Monte Cristo 1908.jpg Created: 1 January 1908  )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe dangers of politicized prosecutors: 1of2: @AdamJWhiteDC @GeorgeMasonUhtt...more

  • 236: 4/4 John Quincy Adams, by Harlow Giles Unger.

    Jul 26 2020

    Image: Contemporary painting of the sailing vessel La Amistad off Culloden Point, Long Island, New York, on 26 August 1839; on the left the USS Washington of the US Navy.John Quincy Adams, by Harlow Giles Unger.     Johnny Heller (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher); Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  https://www.amazon.com/John-Quincy-Adams-audiobook/dp/B0095PEHHI/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=harlow+giles+unger&qid=1595726136&s=audible&sr=1-2   He fought for Washington, ...more

  • 236: 3/4 John Quincy Adams, by Harlow Giles Unger.

    Jul 26 2020

    Image:  Signing of the Treaty of Ghent. Baron Gambier of Britain is shaking hands with John Quincy Adams.John Quincy Adams, by Harlow Giles Unger.     Johnny Heller (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher); Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  https://www.amazon.com/John-Quincy-Adams-audiobook/dp/B0095PEHHI/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=harlow+giles+unger&qid=1595726136&s=audible&sr=1-2   He fought for Washington, served with Lincoln, witnessed Bunker Hill, and sounded the clari...more

  • 236: 2/4 John Quincy Adams, by Harlow Giles Unger.

    Jul 26 2020

    Image:  Gilbert Stuart Portrait of Louisa Adams (1821–26)John Quincy Adams, by Harlow Giles Unger.     Johnny Heller (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher); Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  https://www.amazon.com/John-Quincy-Adams-audiobook/dp/B0095PEHHI/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=harlow+giles+unger&qid=1595726136&s=audible&sr=1-2   He fought for Washington, served with Lincoln, witnessed Bunker Hill, and sounded the clarion against slavery on the eve of the Civil War. ...more

  • 236: 1/4 John Quincy Adams, by Harlow Giles Unger.

    Jul 26 2020

    Image: Copy of portrait daguerreotype of John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States.John Quincy Adams, by Harlow Giles Unger.     Johnny Heller (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc. (Publisher); Audible Audiobook – Unabridged.  https://www.amazon.com/John-Quincy-Adams-audiobook/dp/B0095PEHHI/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=harlow+giles+unger&qid=1595726136&s=audible&sr=1-2   He fought for Washington, served with Lincoln, witnessed Bunker Hill, and sounded the clarion again...more

  • 235: 4/4 The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace, by H. W. Brands.

    Jul 26 2020

    Image:  The Peacemakers, an 1868 painting by George P. A. Healy, depicts the historic March 27, 1865, strategy session by the Union high command on the steamer River Queen during the final days of the American Civil War. Since 1947, it has been in the White House collection.The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace, by H. W. Brands.   Stephen Hoye (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged   https://www.amazon.com/Man-Who-Saved-Union-Ulysses/dp/...more

  • 235: 3/4 The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace, by H. W. Brands.

    Jul 26 2020

    Image:  Battle of ShilohThe Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace, by H. W. Brands.   Stephen Hoye (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridged   https://www.amazon.com/Man-Who-Saved-Union-Ulysses/dp/B009KF04ZM/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=    Ulysses Grant rose from obscurity to discover that he had a genius for battle, and he propelled the Union to victory in the Civil War. After Abraham Lincoln's assassination and the dis...more

  • 235: 2/4 The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace, by H. W. Brands.

    Jul 26 2020

    Image:  Grant believed Pacific Northwest Indians were a peaceful people and not a threat to settlers. Chinook Indian plankhouse, published 1845.The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace, by H. W. Brands.   Stephen Hoye (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridgedhttps://www.amazon.com/Man-Who-Saved-Union-Ulysses/dp/B009KF04ZM/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=Ulysses Grant rose from obscurity to discover that he had a genius for ...more

  • 235: 1/4 The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace, by H. W. Brands.

    Jul 26 2020

    Image:  Grant's birthplace: Point Pleasant, OhioThe Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace, by H. W. Brands.   Stephen Hoye (Narrator), Random House Audio (Publisher).  Audible Audiobook – Unabridgedhttps://www.amazon.com/Man-Who-Saved-Union-Ulysses/dp/B009KF04ZM/ref=tmm_aud_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=Ulysses Grant rose from obscurity to discover that he had a genius for battle, and he propelled the Union to victory in the Civil War. After Abraham Lincoln's assassin...more

  • 234: Previewing AG Bill Barr before the Democratic House Judiciary Committe re the cities and Durham.@AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jul 25 2020

    (Photo: Unknown author or not providedRecord creator | War Department. 1789-9/18/1947Title | Enemy Activities - Arrests of Alien Enemies - Bolsheviks in Russia - Bolshevik Revolution. Hear the Kremlin, Russia. Red Army soldiers and common people marchingDescription | Scope and content: Photographer: Underwood and Underwood)The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is an independent agency of the United States government charged with the preservation and documentation of government...more

  • 234: These last hours in Seattle and Portland are about securing Federal property from provocation. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jul 25 2020

    (Photo:Asahel Curtis (1874–1941) was a photographer based in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. His career included documentation of the Klondike Gold Rush period in Seattle, natural landscapes in the Northwest, and infrastructure projects in Seattle. nglish: 1st Ave. looking north from James St, Seattle, 1900Description | English: Shows Pioneer Building at right, Starr-Boyd Building and New York Mutual Life Building at left. Business firms depicted: Stewart and Holmes Drug Co. ...more

  • 234: The Washington smearing of Devin Nunes becomes the Washington smearing of Bill Barr and John Durham. @DevinNunes CA-22

    Jul 25 2020

    (Photo:English: Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.Deutsch: Bibliothek des Kongresses, auch Thomas Jefferson Gebäude, Washington, D.C.Español: Biblioteca del Congreso de Estados UnidosFrançais : Bibliothèque du CongrèsDate | circa 1902 )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Washington smearing of Devin Nunes becomes the Washington smearing of Bill Barr and John Durham.  @...more

  • 234: The truth gets its boots on to restore order in Democratic cities. @DevinNunes CA-22

    Jul 25 2020

    (Photo: )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe truth gets its boots on to restore order in Democratic cities. @DevinNunes CA-22

  • 233: #SmallBusinessAmerica: What you need to know about the PPP and your tax bill 2020.@GeneMarks

    Jul 25 2020

    Image:  First Bank of the United States, the country's first central bank under the US Constitution Gene Marks, The Guardian, the Philadelphia Inquirer; in re: If you got a PPP loan, talk to your accountant about taxes! The Maine lobster industry was crushed by the flu; PPP saved it, and now you can get great deals on lobsters.   Chinese are crazy for Maine lobsters.   Bailing out lemonade stands, then taxing them? Children are invited to apply for $100 loans at Countrytimebailout.com Small-busi...more

  • 233: #SmallBusinessAmerica: Is this the worst small biz year ever? The plus and minus of working remotely. @GENE MARKS

    Jul 25 2020

    Image:  Historic district of small businesses in South Norwalk, Connecticut. Gene Marks, The Guardian, the Philadelphia Inquirer; in re: In the year 536 AD, an Icelandic volcanic explosion blanketed continents and led to famine, war, plague.  That was a worse year for small businesses than 2020 is.  I think the closing of small businesses is overstated: many have hunkered down, changed methods; as for shuttered shops, many are still selling out of home, eBay, Amazon.   The flu has brought about ...more

  • 232: Federal workforce: Lessons learned #in-the-time-of-the-virus. @Francis Rose, @FRoseDC

    Jul 25 2020

    Image:  Working at home:   Saint Jerome Writing, by Caravaggio (1605-6) Francis Rose, Government Matters, WJLA, Channel 7 in Washington, D.C.; in re:  Senator Van Hollen, others, concerned about Trump admin plans to recall employees to offices  https://govmatters.tv/reopening-concerns-at-federal-agencies/ FEMA response challenges in coronavirus https://govmatters.tv/femas-challenges-in-managing-the-coronavirus-response/  Why Congress wants, and White House will probably have to choose, a Cyber D...more

  • 232: #PacificWatch: Seattle targeted for organized disorder. @JCBliss

    Jul 25 2020

    Image:  Bird's-eye view of Seattle in 1889 Jeff Bliss, Pacific Watch, in re: The disorder in Seattle: Orions, with dome atop, from the US Navy.  Came from a Customs & Border Patrol in Texas.  Can sweep up data—incl calls, txts, etc.--from the ground; can read a license plate at 25,000 feet.   Warnings of a huge gathering in coming days; cancelled vacations, etc. Police chief: “We’re under a consent decree; if things go haywire, protect yourself.”  Said that federal authorities are dispatched...more

  • 232: The long-term wear of virus recovery. @henryimiller

    Jul 25 2020

    Image: Anathomia, 1541 Dr Henry Miller, Pacific Research Institute & WSJ, in re: The long-term wear of virus recovery. Sequellae of recovery from COVID19 infection overlap with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, a variable collection of symptoms, all worrisome, can last for years. Can be almost wholly debilitating. We don't know the long-term effects.  Italian academics studied: two months after recovery, fatigue in about 55% of patents; shortness of breath; joint or chest pain; cough; loss of taste ...more

  • 232: Escape from New York. @DanHenninger

    Jul 25 2020

    Image:  Niew Amsterdam in 1664 Dan Henninger, WSJ Wonder Land column, and editorial board; in re:  Progressives to cities: Drop dead! Gerry Ford declined to help New York City in its time of travail; Daily News printed a headline:  Ford to city: Drop dead!   The forgotten men and women now are the storekeepers of cities whose shops are being looted, closed, livelihoods being shut down.  Look for a political backlash.  Hell’s Kitchen in Manhattan:   Mayor DeBlasio is housing homeless in hotels he...more

  • 231: Reawakening the once upon a time prosperous Erie County without government cash. @SalenaZito

    Jul 25 2020

    (Photo: Boston Public Library https://www.flickr.com/photos/boston_public_library/6329421868 On the beach, at Presque Isle State Park, Erie, PA. File name: 06_10_017464  Title: On the beach, at Presque Isle State Park, Erie, PA.  Created/Published: Tichnor Bros. Inc., Boston, Mass.  Date issued: 1930 - 1945 (approximate)  Physical description: 1 print (postcard) : linen texture, color ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.  Genre: Postcards   Subjects: Beaches Notes:   Collection: The Tichnor Brothers Collection...more

  • 231: The Big Bang Theory solves social distancing at Carnegie Mellon in an app called NOVID. @SalenaZito

    Jul 25 2020

    (Photo:Wheat Fields After the Rain (The Plain of Auvers), 1890, oil on canvas, Vincent Van Gogh Vincent van Gogh - Photo I took of Vincent Van Goghs' Wheat Fields after the Rain (The Plain of Auvers) from 1890. Carnegie Museum of Art Photo of Vincent Van Goghs' Wheat Fields after the Rain (The Plain of Auvers)  )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Big Bang Theory solves social distancing at Carneg...more

  • 231: The gentlemen's puzzle of the Never-Trumpers without a party like George Will. @ConradMBlack

    Jul 25 2020

    (Photo: A Club of Gentlemen by Joseph Highmore, c. 1730 Joseph Highmore - PAFRDy5Es1PqMA at Google Cultural Institute maximum zoom level Public Domain File:Joseph Highmore - A Club of Gentlemen - Google Art Project.jpg Created: circa 1730 date QS:P571,+1730-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe gentlemen's puzzle of the Never-Trumpers without a party like George Will....more

  • 231: Moscow provokes by launching an apparent anti-satellite satellite. @DeftechPat @Defensone

    Jul 24 2020

    (Photo: Title: Annual report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian InstitutionYear: 1895 (1890s)Authors:  Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American EthnologySubjects:  Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology Ethnology IndiansPublisher:  Washington : U. S. Govt. Print. Off.Contributing Library:  Boston Public LibraryDigitizing Sponsor:  Kahle/Austin Foundation and Omidyar NetworkText Appearing Before Image:Fig. 22—African archery posture snakes a...more

  • 231: Will Biden appease or antagonize the villains of the PRC? @DefTechPat Patrick Tucker @DefenseOne

    Jul 24 2020

    (Photo: English: November 1939: Standing, Winston Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty (1874 - 1965), Leslie Hore-Belisha , Secretary of State for War, (1893 - 1957) and Lord Hankey (without portfolio) (1877 - 1963). Front Row, Lord Halifax, Foreign Secretary (1881 - 1959), Sir John Simon, Chancellor of the Exchequer (1873 - 1954), Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister (1869 - 1940, Sir Samuel Hoare, Home Secretary (1880 - 1959) and Lord Chakfield, Co-ordination of Defence. (Photo by Walter Bel...more

  • 231: #TheScalaReport: Trading with the enemy PRC & What is to be done? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS

    Jul 24 2020

    (Photo:中文: 中华人民共和国发行的《中苏友好同盟互助条约》签约纪念邮票——毛泽东和斯大林握手,1950年发行,面值为400元。English: Chinese Stamp, 1950, commemorating the execution of the Sino-Soviet Treaty of Friendship, Alliance and Mutual Assistance of 1950. Joseph Stalin and Mao Zedong are shaking hands.Français : Timbre chinois de 1950 montrant Joseph Staline et Mao Zedong se serrant la main.Italiano: Un francobollo cinese del 1950 raffigurante Stalin e Mao Tse-tung che si stringono la mano.Русский: Китайская марка 1950г. Иосиф Сталин и Мао Цзэ...more

  • 231: The Trump Administration answers the Blue city disorder with energetic law and order. @SebGorka #AmercaFirst

    Jul 24 2020

    (Photo:EliotnessView author information Public Domain File:Eliotness.jpg Uploaded: 2005-11-21 07:39:48  )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Trump Administration answers the Blue city disorder with energetic law and order.  @SebGorka #AmercaFirst

  • 231: Biden spends and spends to placate the Sanders socialists. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Jul 24 2020

    (Photo: Lenin (seated centre) with other members of the League of Struggle for the Emancipation of the Working Class in 1897Nadezhda Konstantinovna Krupskaya (1869-1939) - http://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/photo/1895-1917/1897-1.htm A meeting of the St. Petersburg chapter of the Union of Struggle for the Liberation of the Working Class in February 1897. Shortly after the picture was taken the whole group was arrested by the Okhrana. From left to right (standing) : A.L. Malchenko, P. K. Zap...more

  • 231: The Standoffs: Greece, Turkey and Israel standoff in Eastern Mediterranean; Turkey, Russia and Iran standoff in Western Syria. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Jul 24 2020

    (Photo:English: Two men shoeing a donkey. Black-and-white photograph.Date | 1900Source |  | This image comes from the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA) where it is available at the following Uniform Resource Identifier: 10018.Original source: From: Haggard, Henry Rider. "A Winter Pilgrimage; being an account of travels through Palestine, Italy, and the land of Cyprus, accompished in the year 1900". Longmans, Green, and Co.: London, 1901. p 87.This tag does not indicate the copyright ...more

  • 231: The virus strikes down the Houthis in the failed state Yemen. @IrinaTsukerman. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Jul 24 2020

    (Photo:View of Mocha, Yemen during the second half of the 17th centuryDutch geographer/engraver Olfert Dapper, 1680 - eBay.com View of Mocha during the second half of the 17th century. The Dutch flag is flying over a Dutch East India Company (VOC) ship in the foreground, as well as over the VOC factory seen toward the left of the picture. The English East India Company factory is visible near the center. Another flag can be seen flying on the right, most likely over the Danish East India Co. f...more

  • 231: Correcting the 1492 expulsion of the Jews from Spain. David Hatchwell . Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Jul 24 2020

    (Photo: nquisition Scene by Francisco Goya. The Spanish Inquisition was still in force in the late eighteenth century. but much reduced in power. Francisco Goya - Web Gallery of Art:   Image  Info about artwork Public Domain File:Scene from an Inquisition by Goya.jpg Created: between 1812 and 1819 date QS:P571,+1812-00-00T00:00:00Z/8,P1319,+1812-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1326,+1819-00-00T00:00:00Z/9 )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.co...more

  • 231: Why is Al Jazeera media not registered as a foreign agent (FARA)? Ileana Ros-Lehtinen @RosLehtinen Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Jul 24 2020

    (Photo: )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowWhy is Al Jazeera media not registered as a foreign agent (FARA)? Ileana Ros-Lehtinen @RosLehtinen Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Served for almost three decades as a member of Congress representing a congressional district in South Florida and was the first Hispanic woman to serve in Congress. Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen is ...more

  • 230: The mayors join the disordered (aka mobs). @VDHanson @HooverInst

    Jul 24 2020

    (Photo: Lamartine in front of the Town Hall of Paris rejects the red flag on 25 February 1848 Henri Félix Emmanuel Philippoteaux Permission details This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or fewer. You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States. Note that a few countries have copyright terms longer than 70 ye...more

  • 230: Trump's adamant foreign policy with bad actors PRC, Iran, Russia and North Korea. @VDHanson @HooverInst

    Jul 24 2020

    (Photo:English: Chinese Volunteer Army troops crossing the Amrokgang River to aid Korean People's Army forces during the Korean War. Scan from page 111 of 10th Anniversary of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Commemorative Book. Published in 1958, therefore in the public domain according to DPRK law.Български: Китайски доброволчески войски прекосяват река Амнок (Амрок), включващи се на страната на КНДР по време на Корейската война.Date | 1958Source | 10th Anniversary of the Democratic P...more

  • 230: The Tax-Based failed solution to the pandemic-swelling national debt. @VerodeRugy @Mercatus

    Jul 24 2020

    (Photo: )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Tax-Based failed solution to the pandemic-swelling national debt. @VerodeRugy @Mercatushttps://www.mercatus.org/bridge/commentary/proposed-tax-increases-will-not-reduce-deficit

  • 230: Money-laundering stormclouds in Medillin, Colombia much more sophisticated than Hollywood screenplays permit. @MaryAnastasiaOG

    Jul 24 2020

    (Photo: )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowMoney-laundering stormclouds in Medillin, Colombia much more sophisticated than Hollywood screenplays permit. @MaryAnastasiaOGhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/a-property-seizure-in-colombia-11595194033

  • 229: PLA Navy follows Alfred Mahan teachings scrupulously to establish supremacy. James Holmes @NavalWarCollege

    Jul 24 2020

    (Photo: The Mahan Hall at the United States Naval Academy is named for Mahan.John T. Lowe, photographer, Historic American Buildings Survey - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID hhh.md0919. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information. The southeastern face of the United States Naval Academy's Mahan Ha...more

  • 229: PRC building two more carriers to total six to dominate East Asia and project power to Wake Island. Rich Fisher, International Assessment and Strategy Center. @GordonGChang

    Jul 24 2020

    (Photo:Aerial view of Pan American Airways Hotel and facilities on Peale Island at Wake Atoll. The hotel is on the left, the anchor from the Libelle shipwreck and the pergola leading to the "Clipper" seaplane dock is on the right.United States Navy - National Archives Pan American Airways (PAA) hotel and facilities on Peale Island, Wake Atoll. Hotel is on left, anchor from Libelle shipwreck and pergola leading to "clipper" seaplane dock is on right. Public Domain )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/c...more

  • 228: 4/4 Citizen Canine, by David Grimm

    Jul 23 2020

    4/4  Citizen Canine, by David Grimm   Image: The last of the Horse Drawn CarriagesDogs are getting lawyers. Cats are getting kidney transplants. Could they one day be fellow citizens?  Cats and dogs were once wild animals. Today, they are family members and surrogate children. A little over a century ago, pets didn't warrant the meager legal status of property. Now, they have more rights and protections than any other animal in the country. Some say they're even on the verge of becoming legal pe...more

  • 227: 3/4 Citizen Canine, by David Grimm

    Jul 23 2020

    Image: Cats, watercolour by Gottfried MindDogs are getting lawyers. Cats are getting kidney transplants. Could they one day be fellow citizens?  Cats and dogs were once wild animals. Today, they are family members and surrogate children. A little over a century ago, pets didn't warrant the meager legal status of property. Now, they have more rights and protections than any other animal in the country. Some say they're even on the verge of becoming legal persons.  How did we get here—and what hap...more

  • 227: 2/4 Citizen Canine, by David Grimm

    Jul 23 2020

    Citizen Canine, by David Grimm   Image: North Country beagle Dogs are getting lawyers. Cats are getting kidney transplants. Could they one day be fellow citizens?  Cats and dogs were once wild animals. Today, they are family members and surrogate children. A little over a century ago, pets didn't warrant the meager legal status of property. Now, they have more rights and protections than any other animal in the country. Some say they're even on the verge of becoming legal persons.  How did we g...more

  • 227: 1/4 Citizen Canine, by David Grimm

    Jul 23 2020

    Image:  A feral dog from Sri Lanka nursing very well-developed puppiesCitizen Canine, by David Grimm   Dogs are getting lawyers. Cats are getting kidney transplants. Could they one day be fellow citizens?  Cats and dogs were once wild animals. Today, they are family members and surrogate children. A little over a century ago, pets didn't warrant the meager legal status of property. Now, they have more rights and protections than any other animal in the country. Some say they're even on the verge...more

  • 226: James Comey's forthcoming book accuses the Trump DOJ of what Comey, McCabe, Lynch and Yates achieved at the Obama DOJ -- politicizing the law. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jul 23 2020

    (Photo: The Hickok–Tutt shootout, in an 1867 illustration accompanying the article by Nichols in Harper's magazineUnknown author - https://books.google.ru/books?id=LXNNAAAAYAAJ&hl=ru&source=gbs_navlinks_s An illustration to the article Wild Bill by George Ward Nichols (Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, February, 1867). Public Domain File:Wild-bill-harpers-3.png Created: 2012-10-29 03:07:49 )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow...more

  • 226: Trump Administration dispatches law enforcement to disordered cities, the Democratic mayors blink. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jul 23 2020

    (Photo: Hickok, Texas Jack Omohundro, and Buffalo Bill Cody as the "Scouts of the Plains" in 1873Smith Saginaw Mich. - Live Auctioneers Wild Bill, Texas Jack Omohundro, and Buffalo Bill Cody Permission details This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or fewer. This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) b...more

  • 225: Biden nationalizes caregiving for the very young and very old, paid for by the very rich and the very unrich. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Jul 23 2020

    (Photo:Children in La Fiesta de Los Angeles, ca.1900Photograph of three children with a flower laden baby carriage (headed left) at La Fiesta de Los Angeles, ca.1900. Two little boys in white[?] pinafores with hats hold onto ribbons a la horses drawing a carriage, while the little girl, also dressed in white[?] "drives". A few other people (mostly children) are visible in the background amongst the trees and bushes.Call number: CHS-1450Filename: CHS-1450Coverage date: circa 1900Part of collecti...more

  • 225: Biden's magical thinking electricity plan for 2035. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Jul 23 2020

    (Photo: Title: The story of American democracy, political and industrial Year: 1922 (1920s) Authors:  West, Willis M. (Willis Mason), b. 1857 Subjects:  Publisher:  Boston, New York [etc.] Allyn and Bacon Contributing Library:  The Library of Congress Digitizing Sponsor:  Sloan Foundation Text Appearing Before Image:ka, southern Illinois,— had remained tributary commercially to New Orleans,by the river. Now this Northwest suddenly changed front.Farm machinery and the railway made it possibl...more

  • 225: Washington D.C. and its neighborhoods empty as remote- working alters expectations. @McTagueJ

    Jul 23 2020

    (Photo: )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowWashington D.C. and its neighborhoods empty as remote- working alters expectations. @McTagueJhttps://dcist.com/story/20/07/17/coronavirus-impact-dc-public-transit-travel-how/

  • 225: State of the City, the State, the Union: DeBlasio and the NY City Council appear to retreat in the face of Trump Administration peace-keeping. John Catsimatidis, @JCats13 @CatsRoundtable

    Jul 23 2020

    (Photo: English: Caption: "CITY HALL."Credit line: "Drawn by Dakin. Engraved by Dick."Text, pp. 13-5Date | Published 1831Source | Internet Archive: Fay, Theodore S. and Dakin, James H. Views in New-York and its environs, from accurate, characteristic & picturesque drawings, taken on the spot, expressly for this work (New York: Peabody & Co., 1831), Plate 5.Also at: Museum of the City of New York Digital Collections Image ID: 29.100.1877Author | Drawn by James H. Dakin. Engraved by Archi...more

  • 225: The UK joins the US to condemn the PRC for the Uyghur genocide & What is to be done? @NuryTurkel Uyghur Human Rights Project and a commissioner of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

    Jul 23 2020

    (Photo: )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe UK joins the US to condemn the PRC for the Uyghur genocide & What is to be done? @NuryTurkel Uyghur Human Rights Project and a commissioner of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedomhttps://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-20/uk-accuses-china-of-human-rights-abuses-uyghur-xinjiang/12472028

  • 225: The Sino-Anglo Cold War escalates in Houston, Texas. @ScottWHarold @RANDCorporation @GordonGChang

    Jul 23 2020

    (Photo: )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Sino-Anglo Cold War escalates in Houston, Texas. @ScottWHarold @RANDCorporation @GordonGChanghttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/22/world/asia/us-china-houston-consulate.html

  • 225: The state legislatures of Ohio, New York and Illinois demonstrate that Tammany Hall lives on. Austin Berg @A_R_BERG

    Jul 23 2020

    (Photo: )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe state legislatures of Ohio, New York and Illinois demonstrate that Tammany Hall lives on.  Austin Berg @A_R_BERGhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/larry-householder-ohios-house-speaker-arrested-on-racketeering-charges-11595350062 In Ohio, Federal officials arrested Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and several others on Tuesday in connection with a $60 mil...more

  • 225: Pompeo is attacked for supporting human rights based upon the US founding principles of "unalienable rights." @CliffordDMay @FDD

    Jul 23 2020

    (Photo: )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowPompeo is attacked for supporting human rights based upon the US founding principles of "unalienable rights." @CliffordDMay @FDDhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/16/us/politics/pompeo-human-rights-policy.html

  • 224: The House That Ruth Built: 4of4: A New Stadium, the First Yankees Championship, and the Redemption of 1923 Hardcover

    Jul 23 2020

    (Photo:Public Domain: A Young George H.W. Bush with Babe Ruth by Unknown, 1948 (NARA)This image is believed to be in the public domain and is from the National Archives. More information may be found below. Search or Contact the National Archives. _______________________ All images from the National Archives posted on this site should be "unrestricted&quot, according to NARA's information provided below. PLEASE DO NOT ATTRIBUTE IMAGE TO PINGNEWS. You may say "via" pingnews or found through ...more

  • 224: The House That Ruth Built: 3of4: A New Stadium, the First Yankees Championship, and the Redemption of 1923 Hardcover

    Jul 23 2020

    (Photo:English: Panorama of Polo Grounds. The Morris-Jumel Mansion is on the upper right on top of Coogan's Bluff.Original title: "Deciding game bet. Nationals & American Leagues B.B."Date | circa 1905 Source | Copyright deposit; Pictorial News Co.; October 27, 1905; DLC/PP-1905:42753.268. )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow The House That Ruth Built: 3of4: A New Stadium, the First Yankees Champi...more

  • 224: The House That Ruth Built: 2of4: A New Stadium, the First Yankees Championship, and the Redemption of 1923 Hardcover

    Jul 23 2020

    (Photo: With his hitting prowess, Babe Ruth ushered in an offensive-oriented era of baseball and helped lead the Yankees to four World Series titles.Irwin, La Broad, & Pudlin. - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cph.3g07246. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information. Babe Ruth, full-length por...more

  • 224: The House That Ruth Built: 1of4: A New Stadium, the First Yankees Championship, and the Redemption of 1923 Hardcover

    Jul 23 2020

    (Photo: English: The Polo Grounds in 1923. Photo courtesy of Library of Congress, George Grantham Bain Collection.Date | 1923Source | Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-ggbain-35829 (digital file from original negative)Author | Bain News Service, publisher)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow The House That Ruth Built: 1of4: A New Stadium, the First Yankees Championship, and th...more

  • 223: Hawaii's Thirty Meter Telescope unlikely road ahead. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 23 2020

    (Photo: English: View of Hilo, Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa in the 1820s, from Hiram Bingham I's book A Residence of Twenty-one Years in the Sandwich Islands.Date | circa 1820 sSource | Hiram Bingham I (1849) [1848]  A Residence of Twenty-one Years in the Sandwich Islands (3rd ed.), H.D. Goodwin, p. Page 385  Author | not given)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowHawaii's Thirty Meter Telescope unlikely road...more

  • 223: Celebrating the July 20, 1969 walk on the moon that left behind a US flag in moon dust. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 22 2020

    (Photo: Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong working at an equipment storage area on the lunar module. This is one of the few photos that show Armstrong during the moonwalk. Image Credit: NASA)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowCelebrating the July 20, 1969 walk on the moon that left behind a US flag in moon dust.  Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/?s=flag+in+the+dust

  • 222: The paradoxical 1788 Constitution is why socialism has not succeeded in America: 2 of 2: John Yoo @HooverInst @AEI

    Jul 22 2020

    (Photo: John Trumbull depicts the Committee of Five presenting their work to the Congress.[149] John Trumbull - US Capitol John Trumbull's painting, Declaration of Independence, depicting the five-man drafting committee of the Declaration of Independence presenting their work to the Congress. The painting can be found on the back of the U.S. $2 bill. The original hangs in the US Capitol rotunda. Public Domain File:Declaration of Independence (1819), by John Trumbull.jpg )http://JohnBatchelor...more

  • 222: The paradoxical 1788 Constitution is why socialism has not succeeded in America. 1 of 2: John Yoo @HooverInst @AEI

    Jul 22 2020

    (Photo: Franklin in London, 1767, wearing a blue suit with elaborate gold braid and buttons, a far cry from the simple dress he affected at the French court in later years. Painting by David Martin, displayed in the White House. David Martin - The White House Historical Association Public Domain File:Benjamin Franklin 1767.jpg Created: 1767date QS:P571,+1767-00-00T00:00:00Z/9 )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @Ba...more

  • 221: #NewWorld: Venezuelans sell gasoline on the black market to Colombians. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JSHumire @SecureFreeSoc

    Jul 22 2020

    Image:   The main leader of the Muisca on the Bogotá savanna at the time of conquest was Tisquesusa. He led numerous efforts to resist Spanish invasion but was eventually killed in battle. His nephew, Sagipa, succeeded him and soon submitted to the conquistadors.#NewWorld:  Venezuelans sell gasoline on the black market to Colombians.  Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JSHumire @SecureFreeSoc New World Report.  Joseph Humire, Secure Free Society, and Senator Maria Fern...more

  • 221: #NewWorld: 26 years later and no justice for the AMIA bombing. Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JSHumire @SecureFreeSoc

    Jul 22 2020

    Image: Français : Buenos Aires (Argentine). Café Los Inmortales, vers 1920.Date | 1920Source | InternetAuthor | Unknown author#NewWorld: 26 years later and no justice for the AMIA bombing.   Senadora Maria Fernanda Cabal. @MariaFdaCabal Joseph Humire @JSHumire @SecureFreeSoc New World Report.  Joseph Humire, Secure Free Society, and Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal ; in re:  Argentina. Cristina Kirshner, barbaric acts.  Still have “the last Nazis” there.  Joseph Humire:  @jmhumire, @securefreesoc; @...more

  • 220: Joe Biden only knows how to talk about government spending. @LizPeek

    Jul 22 2020

    Image:  CBO: U.S. Federal spending and revenue components for fiscal year 2019. Major expenditure categories are healthcare, Social Security, and defense; income and payroll taxes are the primary revenue sources. Elizabeth Peek, TheHill and Fox News; in re: Federal govt is $26 trillion in debt; much of it in an effort to [salve] the damage done by the virus.  When interest rates rise, the single largest expense in the federal budget will be interest!  Read Joe Biden’s climate plan: all about rac...more

  • 220: Is America learning to normalize the virus? @LizPeek

    Jul 22 2020

    Image:   At the time of the 1918 influenza, Massachusetts was drained of physicians and nurses due to military calls. Here: a 1918 photograph. Elizabeth Peek, TheHill and Fox News; in re:  Virus hotspots in California and Arizona, some of the alarming elements—stress on ICUs and hospitals—aren't an issue except in Arizona.  Vulnerable people remain so. Young people who catch the disease are treated and don't die.  I feel as though the country is becoming used to having this virus in its midst.  ...more

  • 219: Is Vladivostok in the frantic Xi-PRC appetite? Gregory Copley.

    Jul 22 2020

    Image:  Vladivostok in 1910 Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs, and author: The New Total War of the Twenty-first Century, in re: Xi has trouble in Moscow. Vladivostok: Russia celebrated the 150th anniversary of conquering Vladivostok, with concomitant unhappiness in Beijing.  Recall that Argentina invaded the Falklands in a war he couldn't win.  Xi has failed in invading Taiwan, not doing well in South Chia Sea, and doing badly in India. He may claim that Vladivostok is actually Chines...more

  • 219: Shoddily-built Three Gorges Dam trembles. Gregory Copley. Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Jul 22 2020

    Image:  Teton Dam breach widened to nearly its full extent. The outlet works are completely inundated with muddy water. Fair use.Shoddily-built Three Gorges Dam trembles. Gregory Copley. Defense & Foreign Affairs. Gregory Copley, Defense and Foreign Affairs, and author: The New Total War of the Twenty-first Century, in re: Massive rains  brought the Three Gorges Dam to its highest point since its construction. Is upstream from Wuhan.  August promises worse.  Clearly, the Mandate of Heaven ha...more

  • 219: Weeks till the school year without a plan for New York City’s 1.1 million students and their families. @harrysiegel,

    Jul 22 2020

    Image: The  First Boston Latin School House Harry Siegel, Daily Beast and New York Daily News, in re: Schools reopening? Hundreds of thousands of parents are invited to return to work—how to do that and home-school at the same time? The current in-between condition is deeply confusing. Over a million children. School some days and not others??  School is to start in fifty days. So far, it's a failure for the younger grades; small children not prepared to sit at a computer all day. This’ll get we...more

  • 219: The 2020 campaign is dull and duller. Bill Whalen @Hooverwhalen

    Jul 22 2020

    Image:  Garfield–Arthur election poster Bill Whalen, Hoover Area 45 podcast, and Goodfellas video; in re:  In 2016. Trump was always going to lose, Hillary was going to win. Now, Trump is being . . .  normal, while Biden is not. Democratic convention was scheduled to have ended yesterday. This is a boring campaign season. Biden: reminiscent of the Ali-Forman fight.  Being an incumbent is a tremendous advantage, as may be the notion of “the quiet voter”— citizens unwilling to say that they suppor...more

  • 218: The Man Who Planted Trees: 2of2: Lost Groves, Champion Trees, and an Urgent Plan to Save the Planet Hardcover – Deckle Edge, April 17, 2012

    Jul 22 2020

    (Photo: Image from page 41 of "North American trees : being descriptions and illustrations of the trees growing independently of cultivation in North America, north of Mexico and the West Indies " (1908) Title: North American trees : being descriptions and illustrations of the trees growing independently of cultivation in North America, north of Mexico and the West Indies  Identifier: cu31924074276845 Year: 1908 (1900s) Authors: Britton, Nathaniel Lord, 1859-1934; Shafer, John Adolph Subjects:...more

  • 218: The Man Who Planted Trees: 1of2: Lost Groves, Champion Trees, and an Urgent Plan to Save the Planet Hardcover – Deckle Edge, April 17, 2012

    Jul 22 2020

    (Photo:English: Florida spruce pine forest by Lake Tsala ApopkaDate | 1914Source | Popular Science Monthly Volume 85Author | Unknown author )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow The Man Who Planted Trees: 1of2: Lost Groves, Champion Trees, and an Urgent Plan to Save the Planet Hardcover – Deckle Edge, April 17, 2012 https://www.amazon.com/Man-Who-Planted-Trees-Champion/dp/1400069068/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_...more

  • 218: Green New Deal Biden placates carefully to his Left. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Jul 22 2020

    (Photo:Svenska: Bergby kvarn i MarkimDate | 1890-tal?Source | http://gustaveriksson.blogspot.se/2013/07/satt-vingar-pa-berby-kvarn.htmlAuthor | Unknown author )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowGreen New Deal Biden placates carefully to his Left. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFundhttps://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/20/joe-biden-has-endorsed-the-green-new-deal-in-all-but-name

  • 218: Will the Republicans rally in Jacksonville, Florida? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Jul 22 2020

    (Photo:Title: Jacksonville and Florida factsYear: 1906 (1900s)Authors:  Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Smith, Charles HSubjects: Publisher:  Jacksonville, The H. & W. B. Drew companyContributing Library:  The Library of CongressDigitizing Sponsor:  Sloan FoundationText Appearing Before Image:of May 3rd, 1901; acity whose citizenship will stand unrivaled; whose public buildings,business houses and public improvements of every kind cannot besurpassed; a city of refined, cultivated, moral an...more

  • 217: Life in Rome without Americans. Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundation

    Jul 21 2020

    (Photo:English: This view of the Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine is a somewhat fanciful reconstruction showing each monument from its best side. Fallen walls of the Colosseum have been tidied up, and several other works of antiquity have been introduced into the landscapes, such as the famous Borghese vase (now in the Louvre Museum, Paris) at the left. Roman ruins had become popular subjects by the 1700s, in part due to the new interest in archaeology. Panini was a master of these souveni...more

  • 217: South Caucasus violence risks a regional conflict between Turkey and Russia. @ProfBShaffer @ElinSuleymanov @azembassyus

    Jul 21 2020

    (PhotoMoscow Kremlin. Voznesenskaya Square (all demolished)Date | 1900s Source | "Вuilders of Russia. Moscow at the turn of century" ("Строители России. Москва в начале века", M, 2001Author | Unknown author: )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowSouth Caucasus violence risks a regional conflict between Turkey and Russia. @ProfBShaffer @ElinSuleymanov @azembassyushttps://www.politico.com/news/2020/07/20/...more

  • 216: Can the Federal police power intervene in a state or municipal crime wave? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jul 21 2020

    (Photo:William HogarthGin LaneDescription | English: Gin Lane, from Beer Street and Gin Lane. A scene of urban desolation with gin-crazed Londoners, notably a woman who lets her child fall to its death and an emaciated ballad-seller; in the background is the tower of St George's Bloomsbury. The accompanying poem, printed on the bottom, reads:Gin, cursed Fiend, with Fury fraught,   Makes human Race a Prey.It enters by a deadly Draught   And steals our Life away.Virtue and Truth, driv'n to Despai...more

  • 216: Comey's and Wray's FBI knew from at least February, 2017 that the Steele dossier was a fraud and yet said nothing. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Jul 21 2020

    (Photo:Taylor, depicted at upper left, in William Hogarth's 1736 print The Company of Undertakers (A Consultation of Quacks) https://wellcomeimages.org/indexplus/obf_images/18/33/77d7ff8320492c1886b7b52ce10a.jpg Gallery: https://wellcomeimages.org/indexplus/image/M0011548.html Wellcome Collection gallery (2018-03-30): https://wellcomecollection.org/works/y7c4nt4d CC-BY-4.0 The Company of Undertakers or a Consultation of Physicians. The three figures at the top are Chevalier Taylor, 'Crazy Sal...more

  • 215: Indiana Hoenlein and the lost city of Ziklag—origin of King David after the death of Saul. Malcolm Hoenlein: @conf_of_pres

    Jul 21 2020

    Image:     Samuel anoints David, Dura Europos, Syria, 3rd century CE Indiana Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents, in re:  Tel al Shariah (Tel al Sharah)—verifies David of yore. Hyksos and Egypt: dental remains of 75 people: can differentiate those who spent their whole life in the northern delta, and those who also lived elsewhere, Hyksos now are seen as infiltrators. Eleventh C BC Egyptian king was a monotheist.  

  • 215: Twenty-five million virus-infected in Iran. Malcolm Hoenlein: @conf_of_pres

    Jul 21 2020

    Image:  Saint Sebastian pleads with Jesus for the life of a gravedigger afflicted by plague during the Plague of Justinian. (Josse Lieferinxe, c. 1497–1499)  Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents, in re:  Virus.  Anecdotes that the virus has ripped thorough Iran; now Rouhani announces that legislators have been infected, along with 25 million Iranians; may go to 35 million.  Regime arrests doctors who gave interviews.   Originally, had hundreds of thousands of Chinese studying in Iran.  . ....more

  • 214: Mask wearing is "patriotic" says POTUS. @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch

    Jul 21 2020

    Image:  Fang mask used for the ngil ceremony, an inquisitorial search for sorcerers. Wood, Gabon, 19th century. Dr Henry Miller, Pacific Research Institute; in re: Virus and masks.  Universal Masking to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Transmission—The Time Is Now https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-tweets-photo-of-himself-wearing-coronavirus-mask-nobody-more-patriotic-than-me

  • 214: Eighty-seven per cent undetected infected in Wuhan January and February. @henryimiller Dr Henry Miller

    Jul 21 2020

    Image:   Victims of the Manchurian plague, circa 1910. Dr Henry Miller, Pacific Research Institute; in re: Virus.  Multiple levels of testing of vaccines; not good to have uncertainty or side effects when a vaccine is offered to millions of people.  We still have a long way to go with efficacy or safety.Epidemiology: Covert infections may have contributed to the rapid spread of COVID-19    Up to 87% of COVID-19 cases in Wuhan, China, between January and March 2020 may have gone undetected, accor...more

  • 213: Canada's Foreign Ministry risks PRC surveillance with a low-bidder contract. Charles Burton: @cburton001 ; @GordonGChang

    Jul 21 2020

    Image:  Dissatisfaction of citizenry with the Canadian legislature:  the Burning of the Parliament Buildings in Montreal – 1849, Joseph Légaré, c.1849 Charles Burton, Brock University and senior Fellow at the Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute,  @GordonGChang, in re:  Canada reviewing purchasing security esp in regard to Nutech scanners*  for 170 Canadian missions abroad, which would give China an intell bonanza; Chinese govt offered them at a ridic...more

  • 213: Beijing breaks its UN-registered treaty with Hong Kong; @Michael_Yon @GordonGChang

    Jul 21 2020

    Image: “Might makes right,” aphorism on the origin of morality.  Here:  Military parade on the occasion of the founding of a Chinese Soviet Republic in 1931. Michael Yon, East Asia reporter, and Gordon Chang, Daily Beast, in re:  UK has suspended extradition agreements with Hong Kong on two grounds: the new law of Hong Kong, and accused China of forced sterilization of ethnic minorities, esp Uyghurs.  Beijing is far from being indifferent; what’s important is that last Tuesday the UK followed th...more

  • 213: Improbable tales of Russian bounty paid to the Taliban for American KIA. @thomasjoscelyn @billroggio @FDD

    Jul 21 2020

    Image:  UN: Foreign Terrorist Fighters; Manual for Judicial Training Institutes South-Eastern Europe (UNODC, UNDCP) Tom Joscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD; @billroggio  @thomasjoscelyn; in re: Why would bounties need to be offered? WH needs an incentive?  CENTCOM commander: No causal link has been proffered.  There’s already an incredible scale of violence; hard to believe that the Kremlin had much effect in the grand scheme of things as practiced by al...more

  • 213: Al Qaeda's clear and well-known links to the Taliban @billroggio @thomasjoscelyn @FDD

    Jul 21 2020

    Image:  Durand Line Border between Afghanistan and Pakistan. Public domain. 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; @billroggio  @thomasjoscelyn; in re:  The United Nations Security Council added Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan emir Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud (Wali) to its list of terrorist leaders and operatives who associated with Al Qaeda. While Wali’s Movement of the Taliban...more

  • 212: Civilization: 3of3: The West and the Rest Hardcover – November 1, 2011. by Niall Ferguson (Author)

    Jul 21 2020

    (Photo:Siebe's improved design in 1873.Unknown author - The Illustrated London News Divers Preparing for Work. Front cover illustration of the February 6, 1873 The Illustrated London News. While not labelled explicitly, the Wreck of the Northfleet, a major naval disaster, occurred on the 22nd of January, and an article in a previous issue mentions divers being sent to recover the bodies and other remains. It would presumably have been obvious what they were doing to readers of the time. Public...more

  • 212: Civilization: 2of3: The West and the Rest Hardcover – November 1, 2011. by Niall Ferguson (Author)

    Jul 21 2020

    (Photo: An anatomical illustration from Sobotta's Human Anatomy 1908Dr. Johannes Sobotta - Atlas and Text-book of Human Anatomy Volume III Vascular System, Lymphatic system, Nervous system and Sense Organs Public Domain File:Sobo 1909 589.png Uploaded: 2019-07-07 14:50:18 )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow Civilization: 2of3: The West and the Rest Hardcover – November 1, 2011.  by Niall Ferguson  (A...more

  • 212: Civilization: 1of3: The West and the Rest Hardcover – November 1, 2011. by Niall Ferguson (Author)

    Jul 21 2020

    (Photo:Title: The fireside university of modern invention, discovery, industry and art for home circle study and entertainmentYear: 1902 (1900s)Authors:  McGovern, John. (from old catalog)Subjects:  SciencePublisher:  Chicago, Union pub. houseContributing Library:  The Library of CongressDigitizing Sponsor:  The Library of CongressText Appearing Before Image:oths and other colored articles of merchandise were secured bysomewhat similar means—the printer putting his paper to presson half-tone ph...more

  • 211: 4/4 Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich, by Christopher B. Krebs

    Jul 20 2020

    Image:  Magna Germania before the battle of the Teutoburg ForestMost Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich, by Christopher B. Krebs    Paperback – August 27, 2012 https://www.amazon.com/Most-Dangerous-Book-Tacituss-Germania/dp/0393342921/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Krebs+dangerous+book&qid=1595201644&s=books&sr=1-1 The pope wanted it, Montesquieu used it, and the Nazis pilfered an Italian noble's villa to get it: the Germania, by the Roman h...more

  • 211: 3/4 Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich, by Christopher B. Krebs

    Jul 20 2020

    Image:  Germanic warriors storm the field, Varusschlacht, 1909Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich, by Christopher B. Krebs    Paperback – August 27, 2012 https://www.amazon.com/Most-Dangerous-Book-Tacituss-Germania/dp/0393342921/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Krebs+dangerous+book&qid=1595201644&s=books&sr=1-1 The pope wanted it, Montesquieu used it, and the Nazis pilfered an Italian noble's villa to get it: the Germania, by the Roman his...more

  • 211: 2/4 Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich, by Christopher B. Krebs

    Jul 20 2020

    Image: Germaniae veteris typus (Old Germany) edited by Willem and Joan Blaeu), 1645, based on information from Tacitus and PlinyMost Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich, by Christopher B. Krebs    Paperback – August 27, 2012 https://www.amazon.com/Most-Dangerous-Book-Tacituss-Germania/dp/0393342921/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Krebs+dangerous+book&qid=1595201644&s=books&sr=1-1 The pope wanted it, Montesquieu used it, and the Nazis pilfered ...more

  • 211: 1/4 Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich, by Christopher B. Krebs

    Jul 20 2020

    Image: Germaniae veteris typus (Old Germany) edited by Willem and Joan Blaeu), 1645, based on information from Tacitus and Pliny [The 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica, far and away the best ever published, has this article on Teutonic peoples.  https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/1911_Encyclopædia_Britannica/Teutonic_Peoples]Most Dangerous Book: Tacitus's Germania from the Roman Empire to the Third Reich, by Christopher B. Krebs    Paperback – August 27, 2012https://www.amazon.com/Most-Dangerous-Book-Tac...more

  • 210: Atlantic: 2of2: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories Paperback – November 1, 2011. by Simon Winchester (Author)

    Jul 20 2020

    (Photo: Portsmouth Harbour with Prison Hulks Ambroise Louis Garneray - http://www.nla.gov.au Portsmouth Harbour with Prison Hulks (oil on canvas; 50.4 x 98.6 cm) Permission details Public domainView more Public Domainview terms File:Garneray - Portsmouth Harbour with Prison Hulks.jpg Created: circa 1814 date QS:P,+1814-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902 )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow Atlantic:...more

  • 210: Atlantic: 1of2: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories Paperback – November 1, 2011. by Simon Winchester (Author)

    Jul 20 2020

    (PhotoМученики Анания и Петр и с ними 7 воинов. Константинополь. 985 г. Миниатюра Минология Василия II.Ватиканская библиотека. Рим.Date | 985Source | http://days.pravoslavie.ru/Images/ii160&3984.htmAuthor | Anonymous)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow Atlantic: 1of2: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories Paperback – November 1, 2011. by Simon...more

  • 209: Turning the Tide: 4of4: How a Small Band of Allied Sailors Defeated the U-boats and Won the Battle of the Atlantic 1st Edition. by Ed Offley (Author)

    Jul 20 2020

    (Photo:German submarine U-848 under attack in south Atlantic (10-09 S, 18-00 W) – second pass of LT Charles A. Baldwin, USNR, PB4Y-1 107-B-12 of VB-107AWM Caption: ATLANTIC. C.1943. SAILORS TAKE COVER AROUND THE CONNING TOWER OF A GERMAN TYPE IXC SUBMARINE UNDER ATTACK FROM A VERY LOW FLYING AIRCRAFT (NOT IN THE PHOTOGRAPH). A DEPTH BOMB EXPLODES IN THE DISTANCE. NOTE THE TWO TWIN 2 CM FLAK 38 GUNS IN THE CONNING TOWER AND THE 10.5 CM SKC/32 DECK GUN. (NAVAL HISTORICAL COLLECTION).Date | 5 Nove...more

  • 209: Turning the Tide: 3of4: How a Small Band of Allied Sailors Defeated the U-boats and Won the Battle of the Atlantic 1st Edition. by Ed Offley (Author)

    Jul 20 2020

    (Photo: )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow Turning the Tide: 3of4: How a Small Band of Allied Sailors Defeated the U-boats and Won the Battle of the Atlantic 1st Edition. by Ed Offley (Author) https://www.amazon.com/Turning-Tide-Sailors-Defeated-Atlantic/dp/046501397X/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1595208029&sr=1-2The United States experienced its most harrowing military disaster o...more

  • 209: Turning the Tide: 2of4: How a Small Band of Allied Sailors Defeated the U-boats and Won the Battle of the Atlantic 1st Edition. by Ed Offley (Author)

    Jul 20 2020

    (Photo:Oil painting of a Kriegsmarine U-boat, by Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau - Own work U-boot by Ferrer-Dalmau 2002 Permission details This work is free and may be used by anyone for any purpose. If you wish to use this content, you do not need to request permission as long as you follow any licensing requirements mentioned on this page. Wikimedia Foundation has received an e-mail confirming that the copyright holder has approved publication under the terms mentioned on this ...more

  • 209: Turning the Tide: 1of4: How a Small Band of Allied Sailors Defeated the U-boats and Won the Battle of the Atlantic 1st Edition. by Ed Offley (Author)

    Jul 20 2020

    (Photo:Sinking of the Linda Blanche out of Liverpool by SM U-21 (Willy Stöwer)Willy Stöwer (1864–1931) - http://www.cityofart.net/bship/u_boat_gallery.html Sinking of the Linda Blanche out of Liverpool (German: Kaperung und Versenkung des englischen Handelsdampfer Linda Blanche):[1] a German depiction of the attack of a U-boat on the Linda Blancheduring WWI, showing the disembarkation of passengers from the stricken vessel - a procedure not always done in practice. The Linda Blanche was sunk o...more

  • 208: 4/4 The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel James Brown

    Jul 20 2020

    Image: University of Washington logo The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel James Brown   Hardcover – January 1, 2013 https://www.amazon.com/Boys-Boat-Americans-Berlin-Olympics/dp/067002581X/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= For readers of Laura Hillenbrand's Seabiscuit and Unbroken, the dramatic story of the American rowing team that stunned the world at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics. Daniel James Brown's rob...more

  • 208: 3/4 The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel James Brown

    Jul 20 2020

    Image:  Documentary film profiles 1936 U.S. Olympic rowers The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel James Brown   Hardcover – January 1, 2013 https://www.amazon.com/Boys-Boat-Americans-Berlin-Olympics/dp/067002581X/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= For readers of Laura Hillenbrand's Seabiscuit and Unbroken, the dramatic story of the American rowing team that stunned the world at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics. Da...more

  • 208: 2/4 The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel James Brown

    Jul 20 2020

    Image:  Volmari Iso-Hollo, 3000 m steeplechase, 1936 Summer Olympics The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel James Brown   Hardcover – January 1, 2013 https://www.amazon.com/Boys-Boat-Americans-Berlin-Olympics/dp/067002581X/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= For readers of Laura Hillenbrand's Seabiscuit and Unbroken, the dramatic story of the American rowing team that stunned the world at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Ol...more

  • 208: 1/4 The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, by Daniel James Brown

    Jul 20 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   Hardcover – January 1, 2013  https://www.amazon.com/Boys-Boat-Americans-Berlin-Olympics/dp/067002581X/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= For readers of Laura Hillenbrand's Seabiscuit and Unbroken, the dramatic story of the American rowing team that stunned the world at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics...more

  • 204: Wild Bill Donovan: 2of2: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage Hardcover – February 8, 2011. by Douglas Waller (Author)

    Jul 19 2020

    (Photo:paintingDescription | English: The Messerschmidt in Windsor Great Park 1940 Paul Nash 1889-1946 Presented by the War Artists Advisory Committee 1946 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/N05716Date | 1940Source/Photographer | http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/nash-the-messerschmidt-in-windsor-great-park-n05716 )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow Wild Bill Donovan: 2of2: The Spymaster Who Created t...more

  • 204: Wild Bill Donovan: 1of2: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage Hardcover – February 8, 2011. by Douglas Waller (Author)

    Jul 19 2020

    (Photo: Svenska: Illustration av krigsreportern Helmuth Ellgaard, "Slaget om England"Date | 1940Source | Uppladdarens egna verk (uploader's own work), jag äger som son upphovsrätten till denna bildAuthor | Helmuth Ellgaard, far till Holger.Ellgaard)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow Wild Bill Donovan: 1of2: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage Hardcover – February 8, 2011. ...more

  • 204: #TheNewAmericanCivilWar: A supersessionist civil war-- like Russia, 1917 -- means no peace until one side destroys the other. Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Jul 19 2020

    (Photo:DescriptionEnglish: Armed soldiers carry a banner reading 'Communism', Nikolskaya street, Moscow, October 1917Date | 2 November 1917Source | Image source: [1]Additional information on the origin: [2]Author | Unknown author )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow#TheNewAmericanCivilWar: A supersessionist civil war-- like Russia, 1917 -- means no peace until one side destroys the other.  Michael Vla...more

  • 204: #TheNewAmericanCivilWar: What kind of civil war? Glorious Revolution, 1688; War Between the States, 1861; or Russian Revolution, 1917? Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Jul 19 2020

    (Photo:Battle of Fort Donelson Kurz & Allison. - Library of Congress. from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Battle_of_Fort_Donelson.png Public Domain File:Battle of Fort Donelson.png Created: circa 1887 date QS:P571,+1887-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow#TheNewAmericanCivilWar: What kind of civil war?  Glorious Revolution, 1688; War Between the States, 1861;...more

  • 207: 4/4 The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts, by Graham Robb.

    Jul 19 2020

    Image:   Reconstruction of a late La Tène period settlement in Altburg near Bundenbach (first century BC) The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts, by Graham Robb.  Hardcover – November 4, 2013  https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/039308163X/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A1NHUUMD625VL9&psc=1 A treasure hunt that uncovers the secrets of one of the world’s great civilizations, revealing dramatic proof of the extreme sophistication of the Celts, and their creation of the e...more

  • 207: 3/4 The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts, by Graham Robb.

    Jul 19 2020

    Image:   Gallic warrior statuette, first century BC, Museum of Brittany, Rennes, France The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts, by Graham Robb.  Hardcover – November 4, 2013  https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/039308163X/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A1NHUUMD625VL9&psc=1 A treasure hunt that uncovers the secrets of one of the world’s great civilizations, revealing dramatic proof of the extreme sophistication of the Celts, and their creation of the earliest accurate m...more

  • 207: 2/4 The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts, by Graham Robb.

    Jul 19 2020

    Image:  The reverse side of a British bronze mirror, with spiral and trumpet motifs typical of La Tène Celtic art in Britain. Public domain The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts, by Graham Robb.  Hardcover – November 4, 2013   https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/039308163X/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A1NHUUMD625VL9&psc=1 A treasure hunt that uncovers the secrets of one of the world’s great civilizations, revealing dramatic proof of the extreme sophistication of the...more

  • 207: 1/4 The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts, by Graham Robb.

    Jul 19 2020

    Image:  Expansion of the Celtic culture in the third century BC according to Francisco Villar The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts, by Graham Robb.  Hardcover – November 4, 2013  https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/039308163X/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A1NHUUMD625VL9&psc=1 A treasure hunt that uncovers the secrets of one of the world’s great civilizations, revealing dramatic proof of the extreme sophistication of the Celts, and their creation of the earliest accu...more

  • 204: #PacificWatch: Buffalo roam Catalina Island as Antifa roams Portland, Oregon #in-the-time-of-the-virus. @JCBliss

    Jul 19 2020

    (Photo:View of Avalon Harbor, Santa Catalina Island, ca.1900Photograph of a panoramic view of Avalon Harbor, Santa Catalina Island, from the south, showing Sugar Loaf and the wireless telegraph station. A steamer is docked a the pier. Numerous other small boats are in the harbor. The mountains to the north of Avalon are visible.Call number: CHS-884Legacy record ID: chs-m5596; USC-1-1-1-5713Photographer: Pierce, C.C. (Charles C.), 1861-1946Filename: CHS-884Coverage date: circa 1900Part of collec...more

  • 206: Mars InSight detected weak seismic activity in March 2020. Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 19 2020

    Image:  This is NASA InSight's first full selfie on Mars. It displays the lander's solar panels and deck. On top of the deck are its science instruments, weather sensor booms and UHF antenna. Mars InSight detected weak seismic activity in March 2020.  Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/quakes-by-insight-indicate-mars-interior-is-active/

  • 206: NASA delays Orion and Webb again and again; & what is to be done? Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 19 2020

    Image:  Orion’s Ascent Abort-2 flight test vehicle was rolled out from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Abort System Facility to Space Launch Complex 46 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for its July 2 launch. NASA delays Orion and Web again and again; & what is to be done?  Bob Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/essays-and-commentaries/ig-report-nasas-orion-is-a-program-of-lies/

  • 204: The cancel culture bids farewell to the Cleveland Indians (the Tribe), last of the Yankee killers. @DanHenninger @WSJOpinion

    Jul 19 2020

    (Photo:Shoeless Joe Jackson was an Indians outfielder from 1910–1915, and still holds franchise records for both triples in a season and career batting average. Charles M. Conlon - Mears Auctions Shoeless Joe Jackson, Black Betsy in hand, during his 1913 season with the Cleveland Naps. Permission details This image might not be in the public domain outside of the United States; this especially applies in the countries and areas that do not apply the rule of the shorter term for US works, such...more

  • 205: #HotelMars: The Perseverance landing zone at Jezero Crater, February 2021. Jim Bell @Jim_Bell, Principal Investigator, Mars 2020 Mastcam-Z Investigation. School of Earth & Space Exploration, Arizona State University; & David Livingston @SpaceShow

    Jul 19 2020

    Image:    Jezero crater Hotel Mars, episode n.  #HotelMars: The landing zone at Jezero Crater, February 2021. Jim Bell, Principal Investigator, Mars 2020 Mastcam-Z Investigation. Professor, School of Earth & Space Exploration, Arizona State University, & David Livingston, SpaceShow.com; in re: We have to stay close to the Martian equator to avoid the cold; must be at a low elevation because of the parachute;  cannot land among boulders, or in paces covered in dust. These close off 80% of...more

  • 205: #HotelMars: The Camera Eyes on Perseverance Mission to Mars. Jim Bell @Jim_Bell, Principal Investigator, Mars 2020 Mastcam-Z Investigation. Professor, School of Earth & Space Exploration; & David Livingston @SpaceShow

    Jul 19 2020

    Image:  Perseverance rover Hotel Mars, episode n.  Jim Bell @Jim_Bell, Principal Investigator, Mars 2020 Mastcam-Z Investigation. Professor, School of Earth & Space Exploration, Arizona State University. & David Livingston, SpaceShow.com, in re: Perseverance, 1,000 kg. A rover with improved wheels.   #HotelMars: The Camera Eyes on Perseverance Mission to Mars. Jim Bell @Jim_Bell, Principal Investigator, Mars 2020 Mastcam-Z Investigation. Professor, School of Earth & Space Exploration...more

  • 204: The Comey FBI panicked that it was found out by @DevinNunes in the Spring of 2017. @DevinNunes CA-22

    Jul 18 2020

    (Photo: What An Unbranded Cow Has Cost by Frederic Remington, which depicts the aftermath of a range war between cowboys and supposed rustlers. Frederic Remington - Yale University Art Gallery Public Domain File:What an Unbranded Cow Has Cost by Frederic Remington 1895.jpeg Created: 1895date QS:P571,+1895-00-00T00:00:00Z/9 )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Comey FBI panicked that it was found o...more

  • 204: Is the California economy going Speakeasy Underground? @DevinNunes CA-22

    Jul 18 2020

    (Photo:English: Still from thehluh American comedy film The Speakeasy (1919), on page 109 of the December 27, 1919 Exhibitors Herald. It was a humorous take on Prohibition in the United States.Date | 27 December 1919Source | Exhibitors Herald (Dec. 1919) on the Internet ArchiveAuthor | Mack Sennett Comedies / Paramount Pictures)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowIs the California Newsom economy going S...more

  • 204: #TheScalaReport: Digital Wall rises between the US and its allies --UK, Japan -- vs the PRC. Chris Riegel, CEO, Scala.com #ScalaAPS

    Jul 18 2020

    (Photo: )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow#TheScalaReport: Digital Wall rises between the US and its allies --UK, Japan -- vs the PRC. Chris Riegel, CEO                                                                                                 Scala.com  #ScalaAPSft.com/content/df9170…ft.com/content/dcac04…asia.nikkei.com/Economy/Japan-… asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Huaw… @STRATACACHE             ...more

  • 204: Wall Street titan closes in on the Mets,whom he loves. Charles Gasparino, @CGasparino, @FoxBusiness

    Jul 18 2020

    Image:  Invitation to the "1st Annual Ball of the Magnolia Ball Club" of New York, c. 1843, depicting the Colonnade Hotel at the Elysian Fields and a group of men playing baseball: the earliest known image of grown men playing the game.Wall Street titan closes in on the Mets he loves.  Charles Gasparino, @CGasparino, @FoxBusiness Charles Gasparino, Fox Business Network, in re:  The New York Mets were for sale, then not, now are again.  Alex Rodrigues, affianced to JLo, vs. Stve Cohen and vs. She...more

  • 203: Italy recovers from the virus onslaught. Lorenzo Fiori, Ansaldo Foundation

    Jul 18 2020

    Image:  In Italy:  Columbus Breaking the Egg by William Hogarth An egg of Columbus, or Columbus's egg (Italian: uovo di Colombo), refers to a brilliant idea or discovery that seems simple or easy after the fact. The expression refers to an apocryphal story, dating from at least the 15th century, in which it is said that Christopher Columbus, having been told that finding a new trade route was inevitable and no great accomplishment, challenges his critics to make an egg stand on its tip. After hi...more

  • 203: Pentagon steps in to rescue small and tiny businesses. Francis Rose @FRoseDC,

    Jul 18 2020

    Image:  The predecessor to the US Defense Department, the Department of War. Francis Rose @FRoseDC,  Government Matters, WJLA, Channel 7 in Washington, D.C; in re:  Defense Department supports and keeps afloat myriad small and tiny businesses, including subcontractors down four and five levels.   Pentagon is alert to this, is intervening to be sure that they have work and income.  . .  . The push and pull come from middle managers (having twenty or so people under one); working from home means n...more

  • 203: The Roberts Court balances the Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania. @adamjwhitedc). @AEI & @Unprecedential; @AdLawCenter & @GeorgeMasonLaw.

    Jul 18 2020

    Image:  Hildegard of Bingen and her nuns Adam J. White, Executive Director, C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State, & Assistant Professor of Law at George Mason Uniersity; & Washington Post, in re: Little Sisters of the Poor v. Azar - Becket.  “History sometimes seems like one damn thing after another.”   In August 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a federal mandate as part of the Affordable Care Act. The mandate required employers to...more

  • 203: Does John Roberts stabilize the divided SCOTUS? @adamjwhitedc). @AEI & @Unprecedential; @AdLawCenter & @GeorgeMasonLaw.

    Jul 18 2020

    Image:  The members of the Chase Court in 1868. Adam J. White, Executive Director, C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State, & Assistant Professor of Law at George Mason University; & Washington Post, in re: Chief Justice Roberts.  The modern administrative state’s flip-flops. impossible to plan our lives around there being a new president every four years, someone who radically changes everything around. John Marshall famously brought the Court together; Roberts d...more

  • 202: Marketing the Moon: 4of4:The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program (The MIT Press) Hardcover – February 28, 2014

    Jul 18 2020

    (Photo: Apollo 10 Lunar ModuleView author information Public Domain File:Apollo 10 Lunar Module.jpg Uploaded: 2008-05-10 23:27:05 )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow Marketing the Moon: 4of4:The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program (The MIT Press) Hardcover – February 28, 2014 https://www.amazon.com/Marketing-Moon-Selling-Apollo-Program/dp/0262026961One of the most successful public relations campaign...more

  • 202: Marketing the Moon: 3of4:The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program (The MIT Press) Hardcover – February 28, 2014

    Jul 18 2020

    (Photo: English: Following the crash of a sister Lunar Landing Training Vehicle at Ellington Field in Houston, Texas, the Bell LLTV (NASA 952) was sent from Houston to Langley for tests in the 30 x 60 Full Scale Tunnel. The LLTV was returned to Houston for further training use a short time later. NASA 952 is now on exhibit at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.Date | 16 January 1969Source | Great Images in NASA DescriptionAuthor | NASA)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatc...more

  • 202: Marketing the Moon: 2of4:The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program (The MIT Press) Hardcover – February 28, 2014

    Jul 18 2020

    (Photo:President John F. Kennedy is briefed on the operation of Mercury Control Center at Cape Canaveral following the Mercury-Atlas 6 (MA-6) flight. This was President Kennedy's first visit to Cape Canaveral. MA-6 astronaut John H. Glenn, Jr. (partially obscured) piloted the Mercury "Friendship 7" spacecraft on the United States' first human orbital flight. In the center (on Glenn's left) is Christopher C. Kraft, Jr., MA-6 flight director and Chief of Flight Operations at the Manned Spacecraft...more

  • 202: Marketing the Moon: 1of4:The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program (The MIT Press) Hardcover – February 28, 2014

    Jul 18 2020

    (Photo:n early 1962, preparations were under way for John Glenn's flight as the first American to orbit the Earth. He decided to name his Mercury spacecraft "Friendship 7." The script art for Glenn's Mercury capsule was developed by Cecelia Bibby, an artist employed by NASA contractor Chrysler Aerospace. After selecting the name, Glenn insisted the individual who developed the artwork personally apply the paint, meaning that Bibby would need to hand paint the name on the spacecraft as it stood ...more

  • 201: Panama Canal Zone at an extreme risk of failed state of kleptocrats. @MaryAnastasiaOG @WSJOpinion

    Jul 17 2020

    (Photo: The Culebra Cut, or Gaillard Cut, in 1896Unknown author - archive.org Panama, Past and Present by Bishop, Farnham - Publisher: New York, The Century Co. Universal Interoceanic Canal Company at the foot of the Gold Hill in the Culebra Cut 1896. Inadequate machinery, such as the tiny dump cars and the Small Belgian Locomotive Shown here contributed to the failure of the French in the valiant effort to link the Atlantic and the pacific. This photo of an old bucket excavator at work in Cul...more

  • 200: The New Ottoman Empire reconquers Christianity's fifteen century-long prize, Hagia Sophia. Bruce Thornton @HooverInst @FrontpageMag

    Jul 17 2020

    (Photo: English: Map from the Nuremberg chronicle (1493). It can be distinguished the column of Justinian in front of Hagia Sophia, next to the column is possibly the Arslan hane (butit could also be the church of St. John the Evangelist at Dihippion: the inscription above the church says "JOHIS BAPTE.", that is, St. John the Baptist).Date | 18 May 2012Source | http://eistinpolin330.blogspot.com/2011/03/arslanhane.htmlAuthor | Unknown (Nuremberg Chronicle, about 1500))http://JohnBatchelorShow.c...more

  • 200: The Super Super Croesus Rich of California are the essential state treasury. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets

    Jul 17 2020

    (Photo: The Wedding of Stephen Beckingham and Mary Cox, 1729 William Hogarth - Metropolitan Museum of Art, online collection (accession number 36.111) Public Domain File:Wedding of Stephen Beckingham and Mary Cox, 1729 by William Hogarth.jpg Created: 1729date QS:P571,+1729-00-00T00:00:00Z/9 )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Super Super Croesus Rich of California are the essential state treasury...more

  • 199: The "conspicuously fatuous" anti-Trump intellectuals become "progressively more outrageous." @ConradMBlack @TheAmGreatness

    Jul 17 2020

    (Photo:William HogarthEnglish: Arrested for Debt — A Rake's Progress series Deutsch: Gemäldefolge »Der Lebensweg eines Wüstlings«, Szene: Die Verhaftung wegen Diebstahls )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe "conspicuously fatuous" anti-Trump intellectuals become "progressively more outrageous." @ConradMBlack @TheAmGreatness

  • 199: Considering Beijing Biden. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Jul 17 2020

    (Photo: An artist's view of an Ottoman opium sellerF. W. Topham (London: E. Bell, c. 1850) - Scan from the original engraving An imaginary view of an Ottoman opium seller. Public Domain File:The Opium Seller (W. Müller).jpg Created: circa 1850 date QS:P,+1850-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902 )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowConsidering Beijing Biden.  @SebGorka #AmericaFirsthttps://apnews.com/f160...more

  • 199: Denouncing the NYT Denouncers. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Jul 17 2020

    (Photo:The Assembly at Wanstead House. Earl Tylney and family in foregroundView author information Public Domain File:HogarthWanstead.jpg Uploaded: 2016-01-07 13:20:02 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowThe Denouncing of the Denouncers of the NYT Denouncer. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst https://www.poynter.org/reporting-editing/2020/reactions-bari-weiss-resignation-from-new-york-times-just-keep-coming/

  • 198: EU and Amnesty Intl continue end-runs to support anti-Israel enterprises. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_Pres

    Jul 17 2020

    Image:  Map of Ottoman Palestine showing the Kaza subdivisions. Malcolm Hoenlein, in re:   Hamas round-up to break a ring of defectors.  The billions of dollars going into Gaza supposedly for the people has become a massive embezzlement scheme; alternative charities, money stole by foundation directors  with dummy corporations.  Money comes from Paris, goes to Middle East, then back to Paris. EU investing in Area C, in West Bank, under Israeli control. Agreed to bld 16 infrastructure projects, i...more

  • 198: US holds firm to extending embago against Ian’s nukes. Brian Hook @StateDept

    Jul 17 2020

    Image:  Persian Immortals, as portrayed during the 2,500-year celebrations of Persia. Public domain. Brian Hook, in re: Iran, Venezuela, Natanz. Will the US enforce the embargo no matter what?  On Oct 18 the arms embargo expires, one of many failings of the Iran deal, allowing fighter jets, subs, missiles up to 300 km, leading to a regional arms growth.   Saudi, UAE, Bahrain, Israel, are the frontline.  All four strongly favor a continuation of the embargo; Supreme Leader again called on [death ...more

  • 198: Beijing extends tentacles into Iran; the economically halt and lame embrace. @ilanberman

    Jul 17 2020

    Image:  Abbas the Great, the most powerful king of the Safavid dynasty Ilan Berman, in re: Explosions and fires unexplained across the predatory regime of Iran. An actor not taking credit.  Odds are in favor of the sabotage campaign being from the Israeli government. Bushehr ships?  A fascinating wrinkle; plausible.  Indigenously developed hacks: of Iranians’s hacking their own government.  Big news that Iran has been steadily drawing closer to China over the last four years; framework accord fo...more

  • 198: Uncovered: 28 new Hezbollah launch sites Lt-Col Sarit Zehavi @Israel_Alma_org

    Jul 17 2020

    Image:  Christian refugees during the 1860 strife between Druze and Maronites in Lebanon.  Lt-Col Sarit Zehavi, in re: Huge fall of the Lebanese pound.  Lebanese suffering hard conditions from corrupted system, Hezbollah taking over he country; none of this has harmed Hezbollah’s military ability, and it controls the government more than ever before. Has 10,000 missiles in Lebanon; upgrade has occurred. Were the missiles to hit Israel, that’d be catastrophic for Beirut; does anyone consider this...more

  • 197: Unprecedented low interest rates are not forever. Veronique de Rugy, Senior Research Fellow@ Mercatus Center @veroderugy

    Jul 17 2020

    Image:   A new way to pay the National Debt, James Gillray, 1786. King George III, with William Pitt handing him another moneybag.  Public domain.Veronique de Rugy, Mercatus Center, in re: Thirty-year mortgage under 3% for the first time ever. Did the Federal Reserve create this? Will it be permanent?  No; but it’s a great moment to accumulate debt.  This is a perfect environment in which to cut spending, but both parties [rush headlong into increasing debt].   A permanent debt crisis. We’ll slo...more

  • 197: The American shopper (shoes, chocolates, cars, second homes) leads the V-shaped recovery. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Public Affairs. @TreasurySpox & @MonicaCrowley @USTreasury

    Jul 17 2020

    Image:  "Traités nouveaux & curieux du café du thé et du chocolate," by Philippe Sylvestre Dufour, 1685.  Public domain. Monica Crowley, Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs for the U.S. Department of the Treasury; in re: Economists continually underestimate the ability of the country to recover. When they allowed us out, we shopped.    Chart on retail sales was steady pre-Covid; then decline; now: a dramatic increase. Looks like a V-shaped consumer and retail-sales recovery.  Double-digit...more

  • 197: What is POTUS To-Do List for the Second Term? @VDHanson @HooverInst

    Jul 17 2020

    Image:  Defensive wall: The Porta Nigra of Trier, Germany, capital of the Roman province of Gallia Belgica, constructed between 186 and 200 AD.  Public domain. Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover, in re: The wall.  A representation of defending the United Stats; American sovereignty. He’s completed 215 miles, envisions 400-plus by the end of the year. If he serves a second tem, he’ll finish the 1,200 miles. Each mile completed fees up a large complement of border security guards. I live in a Mexican-Ame...more

  • 197: Are the Democrats climbing the steps to Dr. Guillotine? @VDHanson @HooverInst

    Jul 17 2020

    Image:  17th-century engraving of a guillotine. Victor Davis Hanson, Hoover 7 National Review, in re: Peak Jacobinism. Peak me-tooism with Brett Kavanaugh. Denunciations of the 153 Harper’s signatories.  We learn from the letter: careerism; the Internet mob;  effort to take out a well-known person and thereby elevate their own status.  Let homeless take over parks, defund police, crash statues; shut down 911. A demand letter directed at Princeton University:  wanted a faculty-student committee o...more

  • 196: Farewell TikTok: India bans 59 untrusted PRC apps and the US considers same. @CleoPaskal @FDD @GordonGChang

    Jul 17 2020

    (Photo: "The Prince of Wales on the Road to the Temple of Parbuttee, near Poonah"*, 1876between 1846 and 1899 Source | http://www.columbia.edu/itc/mealac/pritchett/00routesdata/1800_1899/dailylife_drawings/ilnviews/ilnviews.htmlAuthor | Views from the ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS and The Graphic (some with later hand coloring, all from ebay auctions):)http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowFarewell TikTok: Ind...more

  • 195: Boris Johnson's government discards untrusted Huawei. @WeTheBrandon Brandon Weichert, Weichert Report. @GordonGChang

    Jul 16 2020

    (Photo:Image taken from: Title: "[Memorials of the Tower of London ... With illustrations.]" Author: DE ROS, William Lennox Lascelles Fitzgerald - Baron De Ros Shelfmark: "British Library HMNTS 010349.f.43." Page: 132 Place of Publishing: London Date of Publishing: 1867Publisher: John Murray Edition: New edition, with additions. Issuance: monographic Identifier: 000915282 Explore: Image taken from page 132 of '[Memorials of the Tower of London ... With illustrations.]'Author | The British Li...more

  • 195: Casualties of war escalate along the Azerbaijan-Armenia international border. @ElinSuleymanov @azembassyus @ProfBShaffer @FDD

    Jul 16 2020

    (Photo:Title: "The Prophet of the Caucasus: an historical romance of Krim-Tatary" Author(s): Spencer, Edmund, captain [person] British Library shelfmark: "Digital Store 12620.b.52" Page: 158 (scanned page number - not necessarily the actual page number in the publication) Place of publication: London (England) Date of publication: 1854 Publisher: G. Routledge Edition: Another edition, The Fall of the Crimea Type of resource: Monograph Language(s): English Physical description: iv, 500 pages (8°...more

  • 194: Exiting the uncivil Twitter. @SalenaZito SalenaZito.com

    Jul 16 2020

    (Photo:Gustave Doré's illustration to Dante's Inferno. Plate VIII: Canto III: The gate of Hell. "Abandon all hope ye who enter here"Date | Originally 1857Source | Dante's Divine Comedy: Hell - Purgatory - Paradise. Illustrations by Gustave Doré, Translation by Henry W. Longfellow, Published by Arcturus Books, 2007.Author | Gustave Doré (1832 – 1883) )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShowExiting the unci...more

  • 194: Persecuting religious freedom in America. @SalenaZito on PARLER

    Jul 16 2020

    Image:  Front of Old Homestead, located off Gilmore Road northwest of Enon Valley in Little Beaver Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, United States. Built in the Federal style in 1824, the house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Public domain. Salena Zito @SalenaZito on PARLER, CNN, New York Post, et al.; in re: White clapboard Baptist church in Pennsylvania; serving since 1848. Enon in Western PA. Counties: Washington, Greene.  Parishioners were from Wales, unwilling ...more

  • 193: State of the City, the State, the Union: NYPD Chief Terry Monahan assaulted at a "Defund the Police" rally & What is to be done? John Catsimatidis, @JCats13 @CatsRoundtable

    Jul 16 2020

    (Photo:Image from page 237 of "Ridpath's history of the world : being an account of the principal events in the career of the human race from the beginnings of civilization to the present time, comprising the development of social instititions and the story of a Identifier: ridpathshistoryo07ridp Title: Ridpath's history of the world : being an account of the principal events in the career of the human race from the beginnings of civilization to the present time, comprising the development of s...more

  • 192: Delays and cost overruns at Europa Clipper. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 16 2020

    Image:  Jupiter’s south pole (Juno; 2017). NASA.  Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com, in re: Delays and cost overruns at Europa Clipper.

  • 192: Slowdown and hat in hand at Roscosmos. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Jul 16 2020

    Image: The Baraba steppe as seen from the window of the Trans-Siberian railway.  Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com, in re: Slowdown and hat in hand at Roscosmos.   

  • 192: "Mr. President": 4of4: George Washington and the Making of the Nation's Highest Office Kindle Edition. by Harlow Giles Unger (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Jul 16 2020

    (Photo:Published: N.Y. : Bencke & ScottTitle | The reception of Lafayette at Mount Vernon, home of WashingtonDescription | The print showing George Washington welcoming Marquis de Lafayette to his home at Mount Vernon; Martha Washington and others are on the right.Date | circa 1875 Medium | chromolithograph )http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/scheduleshttp://johnbatchelorshow.com/blogTwitter: @BatchelorShow "Mr. President": 4of4: George Washington and the Makin...more