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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

  • 1214: #MLB: The grand old man of the Yankees returns for the 14th season. Host..

    Feb 24 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1915. #MLB: The grand old man of the Yankees returns for the 14th season. Host.. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#MLB: The grand old man of the Yankees returns for the 14th season. Host..

  • 1216: Colombia's coca crop is bigger than ever & What is to be done? Host

    Feb 24 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1854 Coca plantation. Peru  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowColombia's coca crop is bigger than ever & What is to be done? Host

  • 1214: 4/12: Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 Kindle Edition.by Bruce Hoffman (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 24 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 4/12: Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 Kindle Edition.by Bruce Hoffman  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Soldiers-Struggle-Israel-1917-1947-ebook/dp/B00N6PER5A/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=In this groundbreaking work, Bruce Hoffman—America’s leading expert on terrorism—brilli...more

  • 1214: 3/12: Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 Kindle Edition.by Bruce Hoffman (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 24 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 3/12: Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 Kindle Edition.by Bruce Hoffman  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Soldiers-Struggle-Israel-1917-1947-ebook/dp/B00N6PER5A/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=In this groundbreaking work, Bruce Hoffman—America’s leading expert on terrorism—brilli...more

  • 1214: 2/12: Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 Kindle Edition.by Bruce Hoffman (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 24 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 2/12: Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 Kindle Edition.by Bruce Hoffman  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Soldiers-Struggle-Israel-1917-1947-ebook/dp/B00N6PER5A/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=In this groundbreaking work, Bruce Hoffman—America’s leading expert on terrorism—brilli...more

  • 1214: 1/12: Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 Kindle Edition.by Bruce Hoffman (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 24 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 1/12: Anonymous Soldiers: The Struggle for Israel, 1917-1947 Kindle Edition.by Bruce Hoffman  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Soldiers-Struggle-Israel-1917-1947-ebook/dp/B00N6PER5A/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=In this groundbreaking work, Bruce Hoffman—America’s leading expert on terrorism—brilli...more

  • 1215: 2/2 Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle, by Thor Hanson

    Feb 24 2021

    Image:  Two Native Americans, wearing feather headdresses, looking at photographic film; they stand next to a stream with photographic equipment at their feet and tipis in the background   Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle, by Thor Hanson   As seen on PBS's American Spring Live, one of America's great nature-writers explores the magic and science of feathersFeathers are an evolutionary marvel: aerodynamic, insulating, beguiling. They date back more than 100 million years, yet their st...more

  • 1215: 1/2 Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle, by Thor Hanson

    Feb 24 2021

    Image: Feather  Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle, by Thor Hanson   As seen on PBS's American Spring Live, one of America's great nature-writers explores the magic and science of feathersFeathers are an evolutionary marvel: aerodynamic, insulating, beguiling. They date back more than 100 million years, yet their story has never been fully told. In Feathers, the biologist Thor Hanson details a sweeping natural history, as feathers have been used to fly, protect, attract, and adorn thro...more

  • 1213: What good, union, green jobs to replace good, union, fossil fuel jobs? @vincebielski

    Feb 24 2021

    Image:  Windmill, the Netherlands Vince Bielski, @vincebielski, RealClearInvestigations,  in re: What good union green jobs to replace good union fossil fuel jobs?https://www.realclearinvestigations.com/articles/2021/02/18/why_bidens_new_dawn_of_net-zero_is_looking_like_a_dark_day_for_labor_127138.html

  • 1213: Nationalizing California AB5 that aims to tame the gig economy. Michael D. Farren,

    Feb 24 2021

    Image:  Cactus garden in Riverside, California, ca.1920 Michael Farren, @MichaelDFarren. Mercatus; economist and engineer, in re:  Nationalizing California AB5 that aims to tame the gig economy.   

  • 1212: Does Joe Biden know how Andrew Cuomo has damaged New York City? @LizPeek @FoxNews

    Feb 24 2021

    Photo:  Berryman Political Cartoon Collection: Tammany Democrats http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowDoes Joe Biden know how Andrew Cuomo has damaged New York City?  @LizPeek @FoxNewshttps://www.msn.com/en-us/movies/news/as-new-york-city-movie-theaters-reopen-they-wonder-if-people-will-return/ar-BB1dX7ee

  • 1212: Topsy-turvy return of the Inflation Fear. @LizPeek @FoxNews

    Feb 24 2021

    Photo: From Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowTopsy-turvy return of the Inflation Fear. @LizPeek @FoxNewshttps://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/markets/stocks-battle-back-as-feds-powell-eases-inflation-economy-concerns/ar-BB1dW6Yt

  • 1212: #NewWorld: Vaccine corruption in Argentina and Peru. @MariaFdaCabal & @jmhumire

    Feb 24 2021

    Photo:  NATIONAL VACCINE & ANTITOXIN INST.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorld: Vaccine corruption in Argentina and Peru.  @MariaFdaCabal & @jmhumire https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/2/20/argentina-health-chief-asked-to-resign-after-vip-vaccine-access

  • 1212: Germany adds 1,200 words for the pandemic. @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

    Feb 24 2021

    Image:  Hospital train, Germany Joseph Sternberg:  @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion; Political Economics column; WSJ editorial board; in re:  My favorite new virus story: New German words for the pandemic!https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/feb/23/from-coronaangst-to-hamsteritis-the-new-german-words-inspired-by-covid Covidiot, a term used in the UK, also appears in the German list. More specific isMaskentrottel (mask idiot), for someone who wears their face covering under their nose. But the wor...more

  • 1212: Promises Boris Johnson: London reopens March, April, May and June. @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

    Feb 24 2021

    Image: from page 213 of London and its Environs. A picturesque survey of the metropolis and the suburbs . . .  Translated by Henry Frith. With . . . illustrations Joseph Sternberg:  @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion; Political Economics column; WSJ editorial board; in re:  BoJo promises London reopens March, April, May and June —UK Open? Closed?https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/pubs-sport-and-shopping-back-by-may-as-boris-johnson-eases-lockdown-qrfjw9p0s The health secretary, Matt Hancock, has warn...more

  • 1212: #NewWorld: Colombia crop-spraying the coca crop again & What is to be done? @MariaFdaCabal & @jmhumire

    Feb 24 2021

    Photo: Cocaine bricks http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorld: Colombia crop-spraying the coca crop again & What is to be done? @MariaFdaCabal & @jmhumire https://www.ft.com/content/03b032e9-a745-4ea5-a718-13d86fe6fec0

  • 1211: The Chinese Communist Party is the threat. Gregory R Copley: Defense and Foreign Affairs

    Feb 24 2021

    Image:  Establish a new standard of merit for the people : just as the heroic 4th platoon and commrade Li Wen'chung worked to defeat selfishness and promote the common good, we should convert Chairman Mao's most recent directive into action  Gregory R Copley: Defense and Foreign Affairs; Gregory R Copley, The New  Total War of the Twenty-first Century and the Trigger of the Fear Pandemic, in re:  The Chinese Communist Party is the threat 

  • 1211: Washington's endless, pointless Russia-bashing. Gregory R Copley: Defense and Foreign Affairs

    Feb 24 2021

    Washington's endless, pointless Russia-bashing.  Gregory R Copley: Defense and Foreign Affairs Image:  The Archangel Monastery-Farchangelsky Monastery, Archangel. The monastery is located in an eight-sided stockade with a little block house at each corner. The church is very ancient, and quite the grandest building architecturally in Archangel, with white wall, green tiled roofs, and five big domes covered with sold gold leaf. It is easily the most picturesque of all the domed buildings in North...more

  • 1211: Will the Biden Administration follow the Pompeo lead on China? @BerkowitzPeter

    Feb 24 2021

    Image:  Chinese artillery at Bai ling miao 1936Peter Berkowitz, @BerkowitzPeter, Hoover, in re: Will the Biden Administration follow the Pompeo lead on China?  https://hoover.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=de744b88c98cf7f8a268b1808&id=6c5788773d&e=e5a88736d1 The Biden Administration and the China Challenge

  • 1211: The Middle East needs Shark Tank. @VictoriaCoates

    Feb 24 2021

    Image: 1915 Shark caught on Pacific Coast Victoria Coates, @VictoriaCoates,Center for Security Policy;  in re: The Middle East needs Shark Tank   https://themedialine.org/top-stories/pinballing-leadership-for-americas-middle-east-broadcaster/

  • 1210: Texas electricity was 42% renewable before the cold snap & What is to be done? Host

    Feb 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Dreyfuss & Son Store, Main & Ervay Streets, Dallas, Dallas County, TX  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowTexas electricity was 42% renewable before the cold snap & What is to be done? Host https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2021/02/21/blackouts-reveal-endemic-problems-in-the-texas-power-market/

  • 1210: SCOTUS ducks Pennsylvania voting irregularities and lets the Manhattan DA pursue allegations against Trump. @AndrewCMcCarthy, @ThadMcCotter, @theamgreatness

    Feb 23 2021

    Image: Statue of Contemplation of Law at U.S. Supreme Court, front view  https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/02/supreme-court-clears-way-for-new-york-das-investigation-of-trump/ 

  • 1209: How much DOJ trouble for NY Governor Andrew Cuomo? @AndrewCMcCarthy, @ThadMcCotter, @theamgreatness

    Feb 23 2021

    Image:  Capitol building, Albany, N.Y. Andrew C McCarthy, @AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion; and Thaddeus McCotter, @ThadMcCotter, @theamgreatness, American Greatness, in re: Governor Cuomo’s nontransparency anent the pandemic. Why is it not the Southern District of New York investigating, as it's the most competent and practiced. Problem is that Melissa de Rosa, Cuomo’s top assistant whose remarks started this ball rolling, is daughter-in law to Audrey Strauss, attorney of the SDNY [“a superb...more

  • 1209: #IndianaHoenlein: Indiana Hoenlein and the passing of the man who led 120,000 Iraqi Jews to safety. Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres; @ThadMcCotter, @theamgreatness

    Feb 23 2021

    Image:  The Great Synagogue of Baghdad circa early 20th century  Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: Shlomo Hillel, who’s just passed away at age 97. At 23 he was recruited to go into Iraq to work with Jewish community; in 1941, the pogrom.  He went there to teach Hebrew, smuggled some out to Haifa in trucks. He found Americans with cargo planes and cleverly managed to smuggle out more. Later, he disguised himself as a Frenchman; got Jews out of Iran, into Iraq, to ...more

  • 1209: No major rival for Abbas in the Palestinian election; & What is to be done? Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres; @ThadMcCotter, @theamgreatness

    Feb 23 2021

    Image: Mahmoud Abbas (far right) in Moscow at the opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque.  Photo: www.kremlin.ru.  Abbas, Vladimir Putin, and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan opened Moscow's Cathedral Mosque, 23 September 2015. Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re:   the announced Palestinian elections. Will they be held?  Often an election is announced there and never comes.  Mahmoud Abbas at age 84 is still manipulating it; he’s thought not to allow any election. An alternative...more

  • 1208: Major League Baseball's highest paid players per annum led by Mike Trout and Gerrit Cole and including Roger Clemens in retirement. Host

    Feb 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1926. Major League Baseball's highest paid players per annum led by Mike Trout and Gerrit Cole and including Roger Clemens in retirement. Host http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowMajor League Baseball's highest paid players per annum led by Mike Trout and Gerrit Cole and including Roger Clemens in retirement. Hosthttps://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2021/02/the-largest-mlb-contracts-by...more

  • 1207: What Rush Limbaugh means to the GOP. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @NRO @DCExaminer

    Feb 23 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1910. The Cape Girardeau paddle steamer and a Benoist flying boat on the Mississippi river (cropped)  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhat Rush Limbaugh means to the GOP. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @NRO @DCExaminerhttps://www.nationalreview.com/corner/remembering-rush-a-conservative-messenger-who-changed-the-dialogue/

  • 1207: Cuomo survives unhappy revelations..@DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @NRO @DCExaminer

    Feb 23 2021

    Photo: Group of elderly people on porch. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowCuomo survives unhappy revelations..@DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @NRO @DCExaminerhttps://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/campaigns/elise-stefanik-eyes-bid-oust-andrew-cuomo  

  • 1205: Questioning Governor Andrew Cuomo's forceful rulings during the pandemic, starting with the nursing homes. Joel Zinberg, @CityJournal

    Feb 23 2021

    Photo:  Down with the power of the despot, wherever his stronghold may be. ~ Lincoln and Liberty http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowQuestioning Governor Andrew Cuomo's forceful rulings during the pandemic, starting with the nursing homes. Joel Zinberg, @CityJournal : https://www.city-journal.org/cuomo-under-fire-for-hiding-nursing-home-deaths

  • 1206: Biden prepares Wall Street for trading with the enemy. Roger W Robinson, @pssi_prague; @GordonGChang

    Feb 23 2021

    Image:  Jacques Callot, “Greed,” probably after 1621 Roger W Robinson, @pssi_prague, chairman of Prague Securities Studies Institute;and Gordon Chang, in re:  Last week Treasury forbad naming companies similar to that of any Chinese Communist firm; for a while, till 27 May. Administration said “most companies whose names are closely similar to but don't exactly match . . .”  Why?   Several opposing analyses of reasons for this. However, clear that Biden is not eager to proceed expeditiously with...more

  • 1206: Europe seeks a side deal with China's Huawei and ZTE. @BrendanCarrFCC, @GordonGChang,

    Feb 23 2021

    Image:  Instructions for making astronomical instruments from the time of the Qing Dynasty. Brendan Carr, @BrendanCarrFCC, FCC Commissioner; and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast; in re:  “There’s currently a game between US and China” – Europeans think they can stand aside, but Europe cannot; they don't have any semiconductor manufacturing and are ”a minnow” in the chip world. This is not a game, it's a very serious endeavor. Telecoms owned by China constitute a serious threat; we've loo...more

  • 1206: The Taliban waits to celebrate Biden's exit. @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio, @FDD

    Feb 23 2021

    Image:  A postcard showing the city of Erbil in 1900 Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and @FDD; and Bill Roggio, @billroggio, Long War Journal and @FDD;  podcast: Generation Jihad,  @LongWarJournal; in re: NATO has urged Taliban and Kabul govt to hasten their negotiations. First: these are notpeace talks.  Taliban are trying to run out the clock. Goal is to have he US withdraw by 1 May, so it has weeks to solve this.    Taliban have been very clear in public statements as well as ...more

  • 1206: Biden at play in the Yemen chaos. @thomasjoscelyn, @billroggio, @FDD

    Feb 23 2021

    Image:  Abraham hosts angels, folio 2v Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and @FDD; and Bill Roggio, @billroggio, Long War Journal and @FDD;  podcast: Generation Jihad,  @LongWarJournal; in re: FDD Senior Research Analyst  Varsha Koduvayur, good news (Abraham Accords) and bad news (Biden administration’s policies anent the Middle East, in general). Biden has recommended that the Houthis not be considered as a terrorist organization—a profound change, as the Houthis are Iranian proxi...more

  • 1205: Remembering one year since the first two Italian cases of Covid-19 & What is to be done? Lorenzo Fiori, ansaldo Foundation

    Feb 23 2021

    Photo: Sick man drinking tea http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowRemembering one year since the first two Italian cases of Covid-19 & What is to be done? Lorenzo Fiori, ansaldo Foundationhttps://www.9news.com.au/world/coronavirus-italy-one-year-since-covid19-outbreak-lombardy-worst-hit-in-europe/cd2773c9-f173-4fe8-a39e-6a66a323bff6 

  • 1205: Texas energy mix requires natural gas, nuclear and coal to augment and back-up renewables. Bud Weinstein. @DallasNews

    Feb 23 2021

    Photo: Iowa coal mine, 1936. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowTexas energy mix requires natural gas, nuclear and coal to augment and back-up renewables. Bud Weinstein. @DallasNews https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2021/02/21/blackouts-reveal-endemic-problems-in-the-texas-power-market/

  • 1205: Andrew Cuomo routinely makes blunt telephone calls, because it works for him. @HarrySiegel @NYDailyNews

    Feb 23 2021

    Photo: 1917 wall telephone, open to show magneto and local battery http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAndrew Cuomo routinely makes blunt telephone calls, because it works for him. @HarrySiegel @NYDailyNewshttps://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-oped-the-crisis-cuomo-created-20210220-pbqzpqvvdjghzc6vwxdov7yb7i-story.html

  • 1205: Texas cold snap: frozen citrus and avocados; & What is to be done? @HenryIMiller henrymillermd.org

    Feb 23 2021

    Photo: Damage to an orange grove in Bartow, Florida http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowTexas cold snap frozen citrus and avocados & What is to be done? @HenryIMiller henrymillermd.orghttp://www.henrymillermd.org/25126/feds-freeze-out-frost-fix-for-southern-states

  • 1205: Cuomo's Emmy award; & What is to be done? @JedBabbin @AmSpectator

    Feb 23 2021

    Photo: Awards: Alfonso XIII of Spain (left) with his cousin, the future King George V (right) during his State Visit to the United Kingdom in 1905. Alfonso is wearing the uniform of a general of the British Army, the Royal Victorian Chain, the sash and star of the Garter, the cross of the Order of Charles III, the neck badge of the Golden Fleece, and the badge of the four Spanish military orders. George, then Prince of Wales, is wearing the neck badge of the Golden Fleece, the sash and grand cro...more

  • 1204: 4/4 Against the Tide: Rickover's Leadership Principles and the Rise of the Nuclear Navy, by Dave Oliver

    Feb 23 2021

    Image:  USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN-709)  Against the Tide: Rickover's Leadership Principles and the Rise of the Nuclear Navy,by Dave Oliver  Admiral Hyman Rickover personally revolutionized naval warfare and altered the outcome of the Cold War. Concurrently, he drove innovation into American industry—which in the decades since has proven to be a wellspring of power for American technology. As a touchstone of his success, during Rickover’s stewardship the Russians had literally dozens of reactor ...more

  • 1204: 3/4 Against the Tide: Rickover's Leadership Principles and the Rise of the Nuclear Navy, by Dave Oliver

    Feb 23 2021

    Image: USS ScorpionSSN589  Against the Tide: Rickover's Leadership Principles and the Rise of the Nuclear Navy,by Dave Oliver  Admiral Hyman Rickover personally revolutionized naval warfare and altered the outcome of the Cold War. Concurrently, he drove innovation into American industry—which in the decades since has proven to be a wellspring of power for American technology. As a touchstone of his success, during Rickover’s stewardship the Russians had literally dozens of reactor accidents, but...more

  • 1204: 2/4 Against the Tide: Rickover's Leadership Principles and the Rise of the Nuclear Navy, by Dave Oliver

    Feb 23 2021

    Image:  Crewmen participate in a firefighting exercise during refresher training aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise(CVN 65)  Against the Tide: Rickover's Leadership Principles and the Rise of the Nuclear Navy,by Dave Oliver  Admiral Hyman Rickover personally revolutionized naval warfare and altered the outcome of the Cold War. Concurrently, he drove innovation into American industry—which in the decades since has proven to be a wellspring of power for American technology....more

  • 1204: 1/4 Against the Tide: Rickover's Leadership Principles and the Rise of the Nuclear Navy, by Dave Oliver

    Feb 23 2021

    Image:  Admiral Rickover aboard USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear-powered vessel. "I did not recruit extraordinary people. I recruited people who had extraordinary potential—and then I trained them."   Against the Tide: Rickover's Leadership Principles and the Rise of the Nuclear Navy,by Dave Oliver  Admiral Hyman Rickover personally revolutionized naval warfare and altered the outcome of the Cold War. Concurrently, he drove innovation into American industry—which in the decades since has ...more

  • 1198: 4/4: July 2015 conversation with the late Art Bell (1945-2018) about story-telling on air, Art Bell of Midnight in the Desert, Coast to Coast. Host

    Feb 22 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1910. [Scenes of open gambling in Reno, Nevada casinos: roulette wheel at left; bar at right]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow4/4: July 2015 conversation with the late Art Bell (1945-2018) about story-telling on air, Art Bell of Midnight in the Desert, Coast to Coast. Hosthttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art_Bell

  • 1198: 3/4: July 2015 conversation with the late Art Bell (1945-2018) about story-telling on air, Art Bell of Midnight in the Desert, Coast to Coast. Host

    Feb 22 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1904 Panoramic view of the Tonopah Mining Park (now a historic site) and Mount Butler in the distance, Tonopah, Nevada, ca.1904Photograph of a panoramic view of the Tonopah Mining Park (now a historic site) and Mount Butler in the distance, Tonopah, Nevada, ca.1904.Near the base of Mount Butler and scattered across a large amount of land are mining facilities, buildings, cabins, cottages, tents, and houses that make up the mining park."[Tonopah was] di...more

  • 1198: 2/4: July 2015 conversation with the late Art Bell (1945-2018) about story-telling on air, Art Bell of Midnight in the Desert, Coast to Coast. Host

    Feb 22 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1939.Brakeman on the Challenger. Nevada  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow2/4: July 2015 conversation with the late Art Bell (1945-2018) about story-telling on air, Art Bell of Midnight in the Desert, Coast to Coast. Hosthttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art_Bell

  • 1198: 1/4: July 2015 conversation with the late Art Bell (1945-2018) about story-telling on air, Art Bell of Midnight in the Desert, Coast to Coast. Host

    Feb 22 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1905. A long stagecoach traveling down an unpaved dirt road towards the mines, Goldfield, Nevada, ca.1905Photograph of a train of a long stagecoach, consisting of 20 mules hauling four wagons loaded with freight, traveling down an unpaved dirt road towards the mines, Goldfield, Nevada, ca.1905. A buggy on the same road can be seen heading in the opposite direction. Shrubs and bushes cover the rocky, dry area surrounding the dirt road. The road originat...more

  • 1200: #ClassicLeeMason: Yazidis in Duhoq, Kurdistan, Iraq. December 23, 2014; report by Lee Mason. Executive Producer, John Batchelor Show.

    Feb 22 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1932. Iraq, Ziggurat, Ur  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicLeeMason: Yazidis in Duhoq, Kurdistan, Iraq. December 23, 2014; report by Lee Mason. Executive Producer, John Batchelor Show.John Batchelor Show reporter visits northeasternmost Kurdistan, where hundreds of thousands of Yazidis who fled ISIS are living: entire families in small tents if they're lucky, or rough ...more

  • 1203: 4/4 North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era: A New International Security Dilemma (Palgrave Pivot), by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

    Feb 22 2021

    Image: This night image of the Korean Peninsula shows that North Korea is almost completely dark compared to neighboring South Korea and China.PHOTOGRAPH BY EARTH SCIENCE & REMOTE SENSING UNITY, NASA JOHNSON SPACE CENTER  North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era: A New International Security Dilemma(Palgrave Pivot), by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.   North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era is one of the first books to analyze contemporary North Korea and the challenge...more

  • 1203: 3/4 North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era: A New International Security Dilemma (Palgrave Pivot), by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

    Feb 22 2021

    Image:  The North Korean cargo vessel, So San,being stopped and boarded during maritime interception operations (MIO), conducted by two Spanish Navy ships, the Santa Maria-class Frigate Navarra(F-85) accompanied by the replenishment ship Patino (A-14)  North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era: A New International Security Dilemma(Palgrave Pivot), by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.   North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era is one of the first books to analyze contemporary No...more

  • 1203: 2/4 North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era: A New International Security Dilemma (Palgrave Pivot), by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

    Feb 22 2021

    Image:  Welcome celebration for the Red Army in Pyongyang on 14 October 1945 North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era: A New International Security Dilemma(Palgrave Pivot), by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.   North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era is one of the first books to analyze contemporary North Korea and the challenges that it presents to the international community, specifically by looking through the prism of the first two years of the Kim Jong-un regime. Analys...more

  • 1203: 1/4 North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era: A New International Security Dilemma (Palgrave Pivot), by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

    Feb 22 2021

    Image: The Rooftops of Pyongyang.These images are from the estate of the Utrecht deacon Jan Adriani. He made them on a missionary trip he undertook together with his wife, the artist Elizabeth Adriani-Hovy, in 1907. North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era: A New International Security Dilemma(Palgrave Pivot), by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.   North Korea and Regional Security in the Kim Jong-un Era is one of the first books to analyze contemporary North Korea and the challenges that it ...more

  • 1199: #ClassicIndianaHoenlein: Indiana Hoenlein & the Lost Crusader Escape Tunnel of Tiberias. Malcolm Hoenlein @Confofpres. @ThadMcCotter

    Feb 22 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Tower of David from "In the brave days of old, the story of the Crusades"  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicIndianaHoenlein: Indiana Hoenlein & the Lost Crusader Escape Tunnel of Tiberias. Malcolm Hoenlein @Confofpres. @ThadMcCotterhttp://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=42885 Tunneling through time: An archaeological excavation by the Israel Anti...more

  • 1202: 4/4 Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century, by Christian Caryl

    Feb 22 2021

    Image: Pope John Paul II in the Netherlands with Cardinal Simonis.The person who associated a work with this deed has dedicated the work to the public domain by waiving all of their rights to the work worldwide under copyright law,  Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century, by Christian Caryl   Few moments in history have seen as many seismic transformations as 1979. That single year marked the emergence of revolutionary Islam as a political force on the world stage, the beginning ...more

  • 1202: 3/4 Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century, by Christian Caryl

    Feb 22 2021

    Image: Afghan exit visa  Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century, by Christian Caryl   Few moments in history have seen as many seismic transformations as 1979. That single year marked the emergence of revolutionary Islam as a political force on the world stage, the beginning of market revolutions in China and Britain that would fuel globalization and radically alter the international economy, and the first stirrings of the resistance movements in Eastern Europe and Afghanistan th...more

  • 1202: 2/4 Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century, by Christian Caryl

    Feb 22 2021

    Image:  Ettela'at newspaper: Tomorrow Morning at 9, Meeting with the Imam [Khomeini] in Tehran   Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century, by Christian Caryl   Few moments in history have seen as many seismic transformations as 1979. That single year marked the emergence of revolutionary Islam as a political force on the world stage, the beginning of market revolutions in China and Britain that would fuel globalization and radically alter the international economy, and the first st...more

  • 1202: 1/4 Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century, by Christian Caryl

    Feb 22 2021

    Image: China invaded Viet Nam in 1979, and lost. Here: Chinese tank destroyed in Cao Bang  Strange Rebels: 1979 and the Birth of the 21st Century, by Christian Caryl   Few moments in history have seen as many seismic transformations as 1979. That single year marked the emergence of revolutionary Islam as a political force on the world stage, the beginning of market revolutions in China and Britain that would fuel globalization and radically alter the international economy, and the first stirring...more

  • 1200: 2/2: Escape from North Korea: The Untold Story of Asia's Underground Railroad Kindle Edition. by Melanie (Author), Melanie Kirkpatrick (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 22 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1963.1963-11 1963 中国庆祝朝鲜成立十五周年  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow 2/2: Escape from North Korea: The Untold Story of Asia's Underground Railroad Kindle Edition. by Melanie (Author), Melanie Kirkpatrick  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Escape-North-Korea-Underground-Railroad-ebook/dp/B00JD029PM/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=With a j...more

  • 1200: 1/2: Escape from North Korea: The Untold Story of Asia's Underground Railroad Kindle Edition. by Melanie (Author), Melanie Kirkpatrick (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 22 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.2008.As North Korean government website states, "The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is a genuine workers' state in which all the people are completely liberated from exploitation and oppression. The workers, peasants, soldiers and intellectuals are the true masters of their destiny and are in a unique position to defend their interests." Critics regard it as a totalitarian dictatorship. International organizations have assessed that human rights...more

  • 1201: 4/4 America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder, by Bret Stephens

    Feb 22 2021

    Image:  Awake! America, awake!  music  America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder, by Bret Stephens   America in Retreat identifies a profound crisis on the global horizon. As Americans seek to withdraw from the world to tend to domestic problems, America’s adversaries spy opportunity. Vladimir Putin’s ambitions to restore the glory of the czarist empire go effectively unchecked, as do China’s attempts to expand its maritime claims in the South China Sea, as do Iran...more

  • 1201: 3/4 America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder, by Bret Stephens

    Feb 22 2021

    Image:  Iranian women physicists, 1968  America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder, by Bret Stephens   America in Retreat identifies a profound crisis on the global horizon. As Americans seek to withdraw from the world to tend to domestic problems, America’s adversaries spy opportunity. Vladimir Putin’s ambitions to restore the glory of the czarist empire go effectively unchecked, as do China’s attempts to expand its maritime claims in the South China Sea, as do Ira...more

  • 1200: 2/4 America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder, by Bret Stephens

    Feb 22 2021

    Image:   1898 political cartoon: "Ten Thousand Miles from Tip to Tip" meaning the extension of U.S. domination (symbolized by a bald eagle) from Puerto Rico to the Philippines.  America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder, by Bret Stephens   America in Retreat identifies a profound crisis on the global horizon. As Americans seek to withdraw from the world to tend to domestic problems, America’s adversaries spy opportunity. Vladimir Putin’s ambitions to restore the gl...more

  • 1200: 1/4 America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder, by Bret Stephens

    Feb 22 2021

    Image:  Michael III, Tsar of Russia   America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder, by Bret Stephens   America in Retreat identifies a profound crisis on the global horizon. As Americans seek to withdraw from the world to tend to domestic problems, America’s adversaries spy opportunity. Vladimir Putin’s ambitions to restore the glory of the czarist empire go effectively unchecked, as do China’s attempts to expand its maritime claims in the South China Sea, as do Iran’...more

  • 1198: November, 2017 initial analysis of the Oumuamua passage through the Solar System. David Grinspoon, @funkyspoon Planetary Science Institute.

    Feb 22 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1930. Naval Observatory. Telescope house, Naval Observatory  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowNovember, 2017 initial analysis of the Oumuamua passage through the Solar System. David Grinspoon, @funkyspoon Planetary Science Institute.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ʻOumuamua

  • 1197: #ClassicKenCroswell: Shakespeare in Space: The Moons of Uranus. Ken Croswell. @newscientist.

    Feb 21 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1998. This NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the planet Uranus reveals the planet rings and bright clouds and a high altitude haze above the planet south pole.NASA/JPL/STScI http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicKenCroswell: Shakespeare in Space: The Moons of Uranus. Ken Croswell. @newscientist. Plays by William Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Titania, Oberon, P...more

  • 1196: 4/4 Colossus: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century, by Michael Hiltzik

    Feb 21 2021

    Image:  Hoover Dam, Los Angeles Bureau of Power & Light Lines 1-3, U.S. Highway 93, Boulder City, Clark County, NV   Colossus: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century, by Michael Hiltzik  As breathtaking today as the day it was completed, the Hoover Dam not only shaped the American West but helped launch the American century. In the depths of the Great Depression, it became a symbol of American resilience and ingenuity in the face of crisis, putting thousands of men to work in a re...more

  • 1196: 3/4 Colossus: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century, by Michael Hiltzik

    Feb 21 2021

    Image: High Scalers drill into the canyon wall 500 feet above the Colorado River in Black Canyon at the Hoover Dam site. April 1, 1932. Bureau of Reclamation.   Colossus: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century, by Michael Hiltzik  As breathtaking today as the day it was completed, the Hoover Dam not only shaped the American West but helped launch the American century. In the depths of the Great Depression, it became a symbol of American resilience and ingenuity in the face of crisis, ...more

  • 1196: 2/4 Colossus: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century, by Michael Hiltzik

    Feb 21 2021

    Image:  Portrait of William Mulholland with a surveyor's scope on a tripod, ca.1908-1913  Colossus: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century, by Michael Hiltzik  As breathtaking today as the day it was completed, the Hoover Dam not only shaped the American West but helped launch the American century. In the depths of the Great Depression, it became a symbol of American resilience and ingenuity in the face of crisis, putting thousands of men to work in a remote desert canyon and bringing...more

  • 1196: 1/4 Colossus: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century, by Michael Hiltzik

    Feb 21 2021

    Image: Hoover Dam, Nevada-Arizona (Union Pacific Railroad Pictorial Post Card). Less than thirty miles from Las Vegas, Nevada, on the main line of the Union Pacific Railroad, is gigantic Hoover Dam, and huge man-made Lake Mead, 115 miles in length.  Colossus: Hoover Dam and the Making of the American Century, by Michael Hiltzik  As breathtaking today as the day it was completed, the Hoover Dam not only shaped the American West but helped launch the American century. In the depths of the Great De...more

  • 1195: 4/4 Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York, by Richard Zacks

    Feb 21 2021

    Image:  Theodore Roosevelt holding his granddaughter.  Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York,  by Richard Zacks    Writing with great wit and zest, Zacks explores how Roosevelt went head to head with corrupt Tammany Hall, took midnight rambles with the muckraker Jacob Riis, banned barroom drinking on Sundays, and tried to convince 2 million New Yorkers to enjoy wholesome family fun. In doing so, Teddy made a ruthless enemy of the police captain “Big Bill” Dev...more

  • 1195: 3/4 Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York, by Richard Zacks

    Feb 21 2021

    Image:  Children sleeping on Mulberry Street (1890).  Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York,  by Richard Zacks    Writing with great wit and zest, Zacks explores how Roosevelt went head to head with corrupt Tammany Hall, took midnight rambles with the muckraker Jacob Riis, banned barroom drinking on Sundays, and tried to convince 2 million New Yorkers to enjoy wholesome family fun. In doing so, Teddy made a ruthless enemy of the police captain “Big Bill” Deve...more

  • 1195: 2/4 Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York, by Richard Zacks

    Feb 21 2021

    Image:  Bandit roost (59 Mulberry Street in New York City). This famous photo was taken in 1888 by Jacob Riis (May 3, 1849 – May 26, 1914), a Danish-American social reformer, muckraking journalist, and social documentary photographer   Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York,  by Richard Zacks    Writing with great wit and zest, Zacks explores how Roosevelt went head to head with corrupt Tammany Hall, took midnight rambles with the muckraker Jacob Riis, banned ...more

  • 1195: 1/4 Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York, by Richard Zacks

    Feb 21 2021

    Image:  Tammany Hall & 14th St. West  Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York,  by Richard Zacks    Writing with great wit and zest, Zacks explores how Roosevelt went head to head with corrupt Tammany Hall, took midnight rambles with the muckraker Jacob Riis, banned barroom drinking on Sundays, and tried to convince 2 million New Yorkers to enjoy wholesome family fun. In doing so, Teddy made a ruthless enemy of the police captain “Big Bill” Devery, who grew...more

  • 1194: 8/8 King John: And the Road to Magna Carta, by Stephen Church

    Feb 21 2021

    Image:  King John's tomb in Worcester Cathedral   King John: And the Road to Magna Carta, by Stephen Church  King John (1166-1216) has long been seen as the epitome of bad kings. The son of the most charismatic couple of the Middle Ages, Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, and younger brother of the heroic crusader king Richard the Lionheart, John lived much of his life in the shadow of his family. When in 1199 he became ruler of his family's lands in England and France, John proved unequal to th...more

  • 1194: 7/8 King John: And the Road to Magna Carta, by Stephen Church

    Feb 21 2021

    Image:   John Foxe's Book of Martyrs, officially titled Acts and Monuments, which took a positive view of John's reign  King John: And the Road to Magna Carta, by Stephen Church  King John (1166-1216) has long been seen as the epitome of bad kings. The son of the most charismatic couple of the Middle Ages, Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, and younger brother of the heroic crusader king Richard the Lionheart, John lived much of his life in the shadow of his family. When in 1199 he became ruler ...more

  • 1194: 6/8 King John: And the Road to Magna Carta, by Stephen Church

    Feb 21 2021

    Image:   Ever since the loss of Normandy John had been building up a coalition of rulers in Germany and the Low Countriesto assist him against the French king. His chief ally was Otto IV, king of Germany and Holy Roman emperor. Plans for a campaign in Poitou proved very unpopular in England, especially with the northern barons. In 1214 John’s allies were defeated at Bouvines, and the king’s own campaign in Poitou disintegrated. John had to withdraw and return home to face his disgruntled barons....more

  • 1194: 5/8 King John: And the Road to Magna Carta, by Stephen Church

    Feb 21 2021

    Image: Section of the Bayeux Tapestry showing the final stages of the battle of Hastings   King John: And the Road to Magna Carta, by Stephen Church  King John (1166-1216) has long been seen as the epitome of bad kings. The son of the most charismatic couple of the Middle Ages, Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, and younger brother of the heroic crusader king Richard the Lionheart, John lived much of his life in the shadow of his family. When in 1199 he became ruler of his family's lands in Engl...more

  • 1193: 4/8 King John: And the Road to Magna Carta, by Stephen Church

    Feb 21 2021

    Image: John, King of England  King John: And the Road to Magna Carta, by Stephen Church  King John (1166-1216) has long been seen as the epitome of bad kings. The son of the most charismatic couple of the Middle Ages, Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, and younger brother of the heroic crusader king Richard the Lionheart, John lived much of his life in the shadow of his family. When in 1199 he became ruler of his family's lands in England and France, John proved unequal to the task of keeping th...more

  • 1193: 3/8 King John: And the Road to Magna Carta, by Stephen Church

    Feb 21 2021

    Image:  A silver King John penny   King John: And the Road to Magna Carta, by Stephen Church  King John (1166-1216) has long been seen as the epitome of bad kings. The son of the most charismatic couple of the Middle Ages, Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, and younger brother of the heroic crusader king Richard the Lionheart, John lived much of his life in the shadow of his family. When in 1199 he became ruler of his family's lands in England and France, John proved unequal to the task of keepi...more

  • 1193: 2/8 King John: And the Road to Magna Carta, by Stephen Church

    Feb 21 2021

    Image:  Images of warfare in the thirteenth century.  King John: And the Road to Magna Carta, by Stephen Church  King John (1166-1216) has long been seen as the epitome of bad kings. The son of the most charismatic couple of the Middle Ages, Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, and younger brother of the heroic crusader king Richard the Lionheart, John lived much of his life in the shadow of his family. When in 1199 he became ruler of his family's lands in England and France, John proved unequal t...more

  • 1193: 1/8 King John: And the Road to Magna Carta, by Stephen Church

    Feb 21 2021

    Image:  A drawing of the effigy of King John in Worcester Cathedral.   John (24 December 1166 – 19 October 1216) was King of England from 1199 until his death in 1216. He lost the Duchy of Normandy and most of his other French lands to King Philip II of France, resulting in the collapse of the Angevin Empire and contributing to the subsequent growth in power of the French Capetian dynasty during the 13th century. The baronial revolt at the end of John's reign led to the sealing of Magna Carta, a...more

  • 1192: Last Stand at Khe Sanh: 4of4: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam Kindle Edition. by Gregg Jones (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 21 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1945.An aerial view of the Viet Cong infested Tay Ninh Province 45 miles northwest of Saigon. - NARA - 531439  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Last Stand at Khe Sanh: 4of4: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam Kindle Edition. by Gregg Jones  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Stand-Khe-Sanh-Marines-ebook/dp/B00G1SD5GQ/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&key...more

  • 1192: Last Stand at Khe Sanh: 3of4: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam Kindle Edition. by Gregg Jones (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 21 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1962. [Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson standing among group of Vietnamese soldiers and Americans during a visit to Saigon, South Vietnam] / TOH.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Last Stand at Khe Sanh: 3of4: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam Kindle Edition. by Gregg Jones  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Stand-Khe-Sanh-Marines-ebook/dp/B0...more

  • 1192: Last Stand at Khe Sanh: 2of4: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam Kindle Edition. by Gregg Jones (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 21 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1957.[Paris-Saigon-Wings of Mercy]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Last Stand at Khe Sanh: 2of4: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam Kindle Edition. by Gregg Jones  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Stand-Khe-Sanh-Marines-ebook/dp/B00G1SD5GQ/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=gregg+jones&qid=1613864496&s=digital-text&sr=1-2Last Stan...more

  • 1192: Last Stand at Khe Sanh: 1of4: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam Kindle Edition. by Gregg Jones (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 21 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1919.Saigon. La Pointe des Blagueurs -- Le Paul-Lecat sur rade.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Last Stand at Khe Sanh: 1of4: The U.S. Marines' Finest Hour in Vietnam Kindle Edition. by Gregg Jones  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Stand-Khe-Sanh-Marines-ebook/dp/B00G1SD5GQ/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=gregg+jones&qid=1613864496&s=dig...more

  • 1188: Recalling Newsom while advancing Harris. @DevinNunes CA-22

    Feb 20 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Hudson-Cippa-Wolf Ranch, Granary, Sorento Road, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowRecalling Newsom while advancing Harris. @DevinNunes CA-22https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/california-democrats-scramble-to-fight-newsom-recall-close-ranks/ar-BB1dO7tm?fbclid=IwAR1QNdxtnyjhu8almLVJuMSE_-wVc9yusPRI8qRU8j_u4Ok-HEz0iif_7g4

  • 1189: The Toronto Blue Jays open the season as refugees from the virus. Host.

    Feb 20 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1876. Downtown Toronto, looking northwest up Church Street from east side of the street, just south of Lombard Street.  Metropolitan Church and St. Michael's Cathedral visible in distance. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Toronto Blue Jays open the season as refugees from the virus. Host.https://www.nj.com/yankees/2021/02/mlb-rumors-covid-will-force-yankees-to-return-to-fl...more

  • 1191: From what derive a person’s fundamental rights? The debate continues. @GorkaKatie, @KatharineCGorka, @Heritage,

    Feb 20 2021

    Image:   The Bill of Rights amendments add to the Constitution specific guarantees of personal freedoms and rights, clear limitations on the government's power in judicial and other proceedings, and explicit declarations that all powers not specifically granted to the U.S. Congress by the Constitution are reserved for the states or the people. Here:  Magna Carta, or the Great Charter, was one of England's first documents containing commitments by a king to his people to respect certain legal rig...more

  • 1191: #NewAmericanCivilWar: What the 1860s teach us about the Democratic surge in 2021. Michael E Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Feb 20 2021

    Image: 1860s#NewAmericanCivilWar: What the 1860s teach us about the Democratic surge in 2021. Michael E Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis Michael E Vlahos: @JHUWorldCrisis; Johns Hopkins; in re:  Two impeachment trials, the second unfinished as the [allegations] are repeated again and again.  Secessionists /slavers were derided New England as “lawless.”  The South was nationally dominant—but eventually overreached. Will blue now take over or secede?  Not secede. The Republican party of that time gave us po...more

  • 1191: #NewAmericanCivilWar: The Show Trial continues; and why? Michael E Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Feb 20 2021

    Image:  Show trial: Bukharin and Rykov, shortly before the trial in 1938.Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin (9 October 1888 – 15 March 1938) was a Bolshevik revolutionary, Soviet politician, Marxist philosopher and prolific author on revolutionary theory  . . . Following the trial and execution of Zinoviev, Kamenev, and other leftist Old Bolsheviks in 1936, Bukharin and Rykov were arrested on 27 February 1937 following a plenum of the Central Committee and were charged with conspiring to overthrow the S...more

  • 1189: #ClasssicScience: Trilobites. Natalie Angier, @NYTimes.

    Feb 20 2021

    Photo: Trilobites from, The Geological Story briefly told. An introduction to geology ... With numerous illustrations  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClasssicScience: Trilobites. Natalie Angier @NYTimes.http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/04/science/when-trilobites-ruled-the-world.htmlResearchers have identified some 20,000 trilobite species, which range in adult size from a quarter-inch to the dimensions of a kitchen ta...more

  • 1189: Man's Best Friends. @JamesGorman

    Feb 20 2021

    Photo: Watercolor tracing made by archaeologist Henri Breuil from a cave painting of a wolf-like canid, Font-de-Gaume, France dated 19,000 years ago. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowMan's Best Friends. @JamesGormanBased on the differences between the genome of the new species, called the Taimyr wolf, and the genomes of modern wolves and dogs, the researchers built a family tree that shows wolves and dogs splitting much...more

  • 1189: #ClassicScience: Flight. @JamesGorman

    Feb 20 2021

    Photo: A roseate tern uses its low wing loading and high aspect ratio to achieve low speed flight. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicScience: Flight. @JamesGormanhttp://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/09/science/training-birds-to-aid-a-scientific-breakthrough.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&bicmp=AD&bicmlukp=WT.mc_id&bicmst=1409232722000&bicmet=1419773522000

  • 1189: Massachusetts biosurgical device maker Arch Therapeutics wins FDA approval, raises capital and readies to go to market with its much-needed self-assembling wound system. Terry Norchi, CEO and founder, ArchTherapeutics.com

    Feb 20 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1882. South Framingham, Massachusetts : 1882  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowMassachusetts biosurgical device maker Arch Therapeutics wins FDA approval, raises capital and readies to go to market with its much-needed self-assembling wound system. Terry Norchi, CEO and founder, ArchTherapeutics.comhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/terrence-norchi-16529521/https://www.wbjournal.com/...more

  • 1190: A Republican who favors $15 minimum wage and why. @genemarks @Guardian #SmallBusinessAmerica

    Feb 20 2021

    Image:  FSA (Farm Security Administration) client with mules bought by government loan, Southeast Missouri Farms Gene Marks,  @genemarks @Guardian  #SmallBusinessAmerica @Guardian, Philadelphia Inquirer, and at TheHill; in re:  The Payroll Protection Program. Two alternatives if you need financing: 1.  The Economic Injury Disaster Loans at sba.gov; long-term, 30-year maturity loans, 3.75 % interest; a $100,000 loan will cost about $400/mo.2. SBA:  Either Section 7A or 504 loan program; can borro...more

  • 1190: Startups dominate the pandemic. @genemarks @Guardian #SmallBusinessAmerica

    Feb 20 2021

    Image:  Trade and business.  Sheet with 8 representations of craftsmen and professions, such as street seller and woodworker. Below each image a two-line verse.  Gene Marks,  @genemarks @Guardian  #SmallBusinessAmerica @Guardian, Philadelphia Inquirer, and at TheHill; in re: Not only Philadelphia, but nationally: US Census Data released info about start-ups.  Had 4.3 million apps for new businesses nationwide in 2020, compared to 3.5 million filed in 2019, a 23% increase.  In Philly, large numbe...more

  • 1190: Recalling Newsom and abandoning San Francisco. @JCBliss, #PacificWatch

    Feb 20 2021

    Image:  Stanford University Quadrangle, Stanford University Campus, Stanford, Santa Clara County, CA.  “Too many rich kids are accepted.”   Tuition: $53,529 USD Jeff Bliss: @JCBliss, #PacificWatch, in re: The petition to recall the California governor”: have about 1.8 million signatures so far, need 2 million to assure having 1.5 mil accurate signatures. Will likely get n the ballot; then, in the voting booth, have to decide if you want him recalled, A lot of Democratic money coming in to fight....more

  • 1190: The Democrats turn on Cuomo. @DanHenninger, @WSJOpinion

    Feb 20 2021

    Image:  Frank Costello, half-length portrait, seated, behind microphone, testifying before the Kefauver Committee investigating organized crime / World Telegram & Sun photo by Al Aumuller. Dan Henninger: @DanHenninger, @WSJOpinion; editorial board and Wonder Land column; in re: Donald Trump left the presidency on 20 January, less than a month ago, and Andrew Cuomo is fighting for his political life: from April and May 2020, he set aside the legislature and everybody in New York’s political l...more

  • 1189: Sprout Lands: 4of4: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees Kindle Edition by William Bryant Logan (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 20 2021

    Photo: Nothofagus betuloides, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowSprout Lands: 4of4: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees Kindle Edition by William Bryant Logan  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Sprout-Lands-Tending-Endless-Trees/dp/B07RGR4QKK/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=sproutland&qid=1564441773&s=audible&sr=1-1Once, farmers knew how to make a living hedge and fed their...more

  • 1189: Sprout Lands: 3of4: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees Kindle Edition by William Bryant Logan (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 20 2021

    Photo: Winter trees, rural New work State. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowSprout Lands: 3of4: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees Kindle Edition by William Bryant Logan  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Sprout-Lands-Tending-Endless-Trees/dp/B07RGR4QKK/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=sproutland&qid=1564441773&s=audible&sr=1-1Once, farmers knew how to make a living hedge and fed their flocks on tree...more

  • 1189: Sprout Lands: 2of4: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees Kindle Edition by William Bryant Logan (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 20 2021

    Photo: Gnarled trees near the water http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowSprout Lands: 2of4: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees Kindle Edition by William Bryant Logan  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Sprout-Lands-Tending-Endless-Trees/dp/B07RGR4QKK/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=sproutland&qid=1564441773&s=audible&sr=1-1Once, farmers knew how to make a living hedge and fed their flocks on tree-branch...more

  • 1189: Sprout Lands: 1of4: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees Kindle Edition by William Bryant Logan (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 20 2021

    Photo: Fig tree, sycamore tree, close up  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowSprout Lands: 1of4: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees Kindle Edition by William Bryant Logan  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Sprout-Lands-Tending-Endless-Trees/dp/B07RGR4QKK/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=sproutland&qid=1564441773&s=audible&sr=1-1Once, farmers knew how to make a living hedge and fed their flocks on tree-...more

  • 1188: Mitt Romney's version of Very Big Government: taxing the rich to pay for the young. @VeroDeRugy.

    Feb 20 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1921.Kindergarten band, 4/7/21 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowMitt Romney's version of Very Big Government: taxing the rich to pay for the young. @VeroDeRugy.https://www.creators.com/read/veronique-de-rugy/02/21/romneys-family-security-act-redistributes-wealth-creates-distortions-grows-government

  • 1188: VA innovation, US Army invention; DoD precaution. @FRoseDC

    Feb 20 2021

    Photo:  Veteran reunion, 1917 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowVA innovation, US Army invention; DoD precaution. @FRoseDChttps://govmatters.tv/updates-on-the-veterans-health-administrations-innovation-ecosystem/    https://govmatters.tv/deploying-hypersonic-capabilities-in-the-army/  https://govmatters.tv/cyber-survivability-issues-in-deos-and-other-contracts/

  • 1188: California exiting & What is to be done? @DevinNunes CA-22

    Feb 20 2021

    Photo: The emigrant's farewell. Air: The emigrant's lament. J. Andrews, Publishers, 38 Chatham Street, N. Y  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowCalifornia exiting & What is to be done? @DevinNunes CA-22https://www.wlrn.org/2021-02-11/california-exodus-why-are-so-many-people-leaving-the-golden-state

  • 1183: Perseverance all nominal on the surface of Mars at Jazero Crater. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Feb 19 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.2021. Mars from first glimpse Perseverance. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPerseverance all nominal on the surface of Mars at Jazero Crater. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/perseverance-has-successfully-landed/

  • 1183: Texas cold bites the gremlins of Big Space Starliner but not the luck of Commercial SpaceX Starship. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Feb 19 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1865Photograph shows a view of Elizabeth Street in Brownsville, Texas, ca. 1865. Commercial buildings line one side of the dirt road and pedestrians walk on the other side.Purchase; Robin Stanford; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:022).Title from item.Photograph attributed to Louis De Planque, based on a a variant image in Thompson, Jerry and Lawrence T. Jones III, Civil War & Revolution on the Rio Grande Frontier. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 200...more

  • 1187: Meantime, back on Earth, the Texas cold spell stalls Boeing Starliner while SpaceX Starship adapts. Host

    Feb 19 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Relief shown by hachures.Prime meridians: Washington, Greenwich, Paris, and Ferro.In upper left corner: Myer's Handatlas.Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowMeantime, back on Earth, the Texas cold spell stalls Boeing Starliner while SpaceX Starship adapts.  Hosthttps://futurism.com/the-byte/spacex-starship...more

  • 1183: Even in the pandemic (Bieber tests positive), even after trades and departures, the Cleveland baseball team sports a talented pitching staff. Host

    Feb 19 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Original Caption: The entrance to Jacobs Field is toped with a large sign declaring the field to be the home of the Cleveland Indians.Location: Location: Ohio (41.505° N 81.700° W)Status: Public domain. Photo by Katie ArmstrongDigital Photographs Relating to America's Byways http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowEven in the pandemic (Bieber tests positive), even after trades and de...more

  • 1185: Iran taunts the IAEA. @OlliHeinonen, Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres

    Feb 19 2021

    Image:  Hematite Fuel Fabrication Facility, Recycle Recovery Building, Jefferson County, MO Olli Heinonen, @OlliHeinonen, and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents; in re:  Iranian nuclear enrichment. We’re at an important junction, but let’s not overdramatize it.   Whatever state you are, you  have rights and also obligatins. Olli Heinonen served for 27 years at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna. He was deputy director general of the IAEA, and head of i...more

  • 1184: Erdogan's private army of Neo-Ottomanism. @jonathan_spyer, Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres

    Feb 19 2021

    Image: Ottoman weapons and armor Jonathan Spyer, @jonathan_spyer, director of the Middle East Center for Reporting and Analysis; and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents;in re: Turkey’s private militias, many of whom are Syrian and former rebel fighters. Has dispatched them into northern Syria vs the Kurds, then against Haftar in Libya, then in northern Karabakh.   Iran uses its IRGC; Turkey is catching up.  . . .  Advancing neo-Ottoman, post-imperial nationalism.Lebanon. Jo...more

  • 1186: Iran rocketing Iraq tests Biden. Behnam Ben Taleblu, @FDD, and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres,

    Feb 19 2021

    Image:  Early Rockets Behnam Ben Taleblu, @FDD,and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents;  in re: Iraqi rocket attack.  Why would Iran do this.  Perhaps as a test of Biden—although Iran never ceased these attacks, from May 2019 to late 2020, using rockets designed to kill. NATO and the Iraqi military—which is increasingly penetrated by Iran.  Khadhimi and the Iranian presence.  Biden has delinked all the [villainous ] Iranian regional activity, which is deeply problematic.   ...more

  • 1183: 2/2: The 2020 Covid-19 crisis onboard USS Theodore Roosevelt & Lessons Learned. Tom Modly, former Acting Secretary of the Navy.

    Feb 19 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 2018.ARABIAN GULF (Feb. 09, 2018) The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits the Arabian Gulf. Theodore Roosevelt and its carrier strike group are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Spencer Roberts) Fil...more

  • 1183: 1/2: The 2020 Covid-19 crisis onboard USS Theodore Roosevelt & Lessons Learned. Tom Modly, former Acting Secretary of the Navy.

    Feb 19 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.2014.ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sep. 18, 2014) The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits the Atlantic Ocean. Theodore Roosevelt is underway conducting training for future deployments. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Stephane Belcher) File# 140918-N-PG340-937 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow1/2: The 2020 Covid-19 crisis onboard USS Theodore...more

  • 1183: The Biden Administration, in quest of tolerance, damages the opportunities for young female athletes. @SalenaZito, @DCExaminer @RealClearPolitics

    Feb 19 2021

    Image:  Woman crosses the finish line in a foot race, ca. 1954 Salena Zito, @SalenaZito,@DCExaminer @RealClearPolitics; New York Post, CNN; Middle of Somewhere column; in re: Young women competing with people who are biological men.  Long-time records are being surpassed by biological males who self-identify as female, especially in track.  Women swimmers cannot be as strong as men.  Jen Psaki, who in a press conference was snarky, in school was an athlete, was a major backstroke swimmer. Had sh...more

  • 1183: Joe Manchin supports the Byrd Rule, the filibuster, fossil fuels, Senate deliberation and aiding West Virginia in the pandemic opioid tragedy. @SalenaZito, @DCExaminer @RealClearPolitics

    Feb 19 2021

    Image:  The Ohio River near Wheeling, West Virginia Salena Zito, @SalenaZito,@DCExaminer @RealClearPolitics; New York Post, CNN; Middle of Somewhere column; in re: In Charleston, WV, Salina spoke with Joe Manchin.     His is the vote that the Democrats must hold.  He calls himself “the middle of the middle.” He said that having a 50/50 split Senate is as rare as Halley’s Comet; you have to be very mindful of rules and demeanor, keep these intact. He takes these seriously, so is a wild card for b...more

  • 1183: The Biden immigration plan is open borders. @VDHanson

    Feb 19 2021

    Image:  Pima County, Arizona's border area with Mexico,  Victor Davis Hanson: @VDHanson; Hoover Institution, and The Case for Trump,in re: The US Citizenship Act of 2021.  Did the campaign promise this was coming?  It’ll be done mostly by executive orders, since most American don't support it. Simpson-Mazzoli Act of 1986.  This is being done in the middle of a pandemic: we’re telling the Southern Hemisphere that they can come n, but US citizens may not cross their own state borders.  Yale study:...more

  • 1183: The strange tale of the deceitful Lincoln Project. @VDHanson

    Feb 19 2021

    Image: Pederasty.  In Greek mythology, Ganymede is a divine hero whose homeland was Troy. Homer describes Ganymede as the most beautiful of mortals, abducted by the gods, to serve as Zeus' cup-bearer in Olympus. Victor Davis Hanson: @VDHanson; Hoover Institution, and The Case for Trump,in re:  The Lincoln Project is so tarnished it can't recover. After the election, in January 2021, with no more Trump to headline, the media decided to let out the dreadful secret and just clear the decks.  https:...more

  • 1182: Will Biden respond to the Iran backed rocket attack in Iraq? @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Feb 19 2021

    Photo: The Erbil Citadel in northern Iraq Courtesy of the High Commission for Erbil Citadel Revitalisation  [A favorite town of the JBS producer]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWill Biden respond to the Iran backed rocket attack in Iraq? @SebGorka #AmericaFirsthttps://www.wsj.com/articles/investigators-probe-rocket-attack-on-u-s-military-base-in-northern-iraq-11613486554

  • 1182: Biden and Harris cannot explain when the children will be back in school. @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Feb 19 2021

    Photo:  Orange, Texas. In the extended school day program in the public schools, some children of families where both parents are employed, come to school as early as 6 a.m. to enable the parents to get to work. They go back to bed on cots in the school corridor. They they get up and go through the regular school day. After school until the parents call for them, up to 6 p.m., they have a recreation program conducted on a hobby basis. These children are playing after school waiting for their par...more

  • 1182: Cuomo, Newsom, Lincoln Project, Pelosi: the unraveling of the Trump-hate sessions. @ConradMBlack

    Feb 19 2021

    Photo: Poor Tammany!  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowCuomo, Newsom, Lincoln Project, Pelosi: the unraveling of the Trump-hate sessions. @ConradMBlackhttps://amgreatness.com/2021/02/15/the-vast-bipartisan-pretense-of-trumps-demise/

  • 1182: #TheScalaReport: Two unanswered questions: When do we return to the office? & How long for travel recovery post-pandemic? Chris Riegel: @ScalaInc @STRATACACHE

    Feb 19 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1920.View of the Public Trust Office building in Wellington, decorated for the visit of the Prince of Wales in 1920. ATLIB 293530  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#TheScalaReport: Two unanswered questions: When do we return to the office? & How long for travel recovery post-pandemic? Chris Riegel: @ScalaInc @STRATACACHEhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/another-remote-work-ye...more

  • 1181: Circle of Treason: 4of4: CIA Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed Kindle Edition. by Sandra V. Grimes (Author), Jeanne Vertefeuille (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 19 2021

    Photo:  Trial of Robert Emmet, Emmet replying to the verdict of high treason, Sept. 19, 1803.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Circle of Treason: 4of4: CIA Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed Kindle Edition. by Sandra V. Grimes (Author), Jeanne Vertefeuille (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Circle-Treason-Traitor-Aldrich-Betrayed-ebook/dp/B00B0YPK3WCircle of Treason details the authors’ ...more

  • 1181: Circle of Treason: 3of4: CIA Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed Kindle Edition. by Sandra V. Grimes (Author), Jeanne Vertefeuille (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 19 2021

    Photo:  CIA headquartershttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Circle of Treason: 3of4: CIA Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed Kindle Edition. by Sandra V. Grimes (Author), Jeanne Vertefeuille (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Circle-Treason-Traitor-Aldrich-Betrayed-ebook/dp/B00B0YPK3WCircle of Treason details the authors’ personal involvement in the hunt for and eventual identification of a S...more

  • 1181: Circle of Treason: 2of4: CIA Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed Kindle Edition. by Sandra V. Grimes (Author), Jeanne Vertefeuille (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 19 2021

    Photo: Actor Daniel Craig visited the agency to discuss the "Reel vs. Real" of espionage in 2018. (CIA photograph) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Circle of Treason: 2of4: CIA Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed Kindle Edition. by Sandra V. Grimes (Author), Jeanne Vertefeuille (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Circle-Treason-Traitor-Aldrich-Betrayed-ebook/dp/B00B0YPK3WCircle of Treason d...more

  • 1181: Circle of Treason: 1of4: CIA Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed Kindle Edition. by Sandra V. Grimes (Author), Jeanne Vertefeuille (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 19 2021

    Photo: The traitor, the thief, the liar, the murderess, the criminal sits there  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Circle of Treason: 1of4: CIA Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed Kindle Edition. by Sandra V. Grimes (Author), Jeanne Vertefeuille (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Circle-Treason-Traitor-Aldrich-Betrayed-ebook/dp/B00B0YPK3WCircle of Treason details the authors’ personal invol...more

  • 1187: Biden and Netanyahu spoke substantively of their differences. Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents

    Feb 18 2021

    Image:   Israel from, Palestine Past and Present. Pictorial and descriptive ... Illustrated, etc.  Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents; in re: Biden and Netanyahu spoke substantively of their differences.   . . . Jews in Iran, now fewer than 10,000. Soleimani and an Islamic scholar had set up spy centers to monitor Jews inside Iran in order to charge them with_____. He also set up 22 TV stations; operated in the region as a whole. 

  • 1180: The richly talented San Diego Padres (aka Friars) get richer. Host

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1903. Corner of San Diego's Fifth Street and F Street, looking north, ca.1903Photograph of the corner of San Diego's Fifth Street and F Street, looking north, ca.1903. The busy dirt road is lined with tall buildings and shops on both sides. Those on the left have awnings covering the first floor windows. There is a row of utility poles on the left side of the street, and there are two streetcar tracks in the middle of the road. There is a streetcar on ...more

  • 1180: "And we won't know for another 11 minutes." Host

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1999. Mars Pooh. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow"And we won't know for another 11 minutes." Hosthttps://www.nasa.gov/perseverance

  • 1180: #HotelMars: "Seven minutes of terror" as Perseverance descends to the surface of Mars. William Harwood @cbs_spacenews David Livingston SpaceShow.com

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: A cross-section of underground water ice is exposed at the steep slope that appears bright blue in this enhanced-color view from the MRO.[105] The scene is about 500 meters wide. The scarp drops about 128 meters from the level ground. The ice sheets extend from just below the surface to a depth of 100 meters or more http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#HotelMars: "Seven minutes of terror" as Perseverance descends to...more

  • 1180: Counting the average number of nova explosions in the Milky Way each Earth year (46). Ken Croswell @ScienceNews

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: GK Persei: Nova of 1901 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowCounting the average number of nova explosions in the Milky War each Earth year (46). Ken Croswell @ScienceNewshttps://www.sciencenews.org/article/number-milky-way-nova-explosions-per-year-pinned-down

  • 1180: The Pacific Island groups of Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia fragment into factions that the PRC seeks to exploit. Cleo Paskal, non-resident senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: Three men wave life jackets and look on as a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft discovers them on the uninhabited island of Fanadik.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Pacific Island groups of Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia fragment into factions that the PRC seeks to exploit.Cleo Paskal, non-resident senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. https://thediplomat.com/2...more

  • 1180: PRC threatens to withhold rare earth metals from the F-35 fleet; & What is to be done? Rich Fisher, International Assessment and Strategy Center. @GordonGChang

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: Rare-earth ore (shown with a 19 mm diameter US 1 cent coin for size comparison) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPRC threatens to withhold re=are earth metals from the F-35 fleet & What is to be done? Rich Fisher, International Assessment and Strategy Center. @GordonGChanghttps://finance.yahoo.com/news/china-eyes-rare-earth-export-055144694.html

  • 1179: Who gains from the conflict at the shores of the Red Sea and Mediterranean (RedMed)? Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo:  Destruction of the Egyptian army in the Red Sea  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWho gains from the conflict at the shores of the Red Sea and Mediterranean (RedMed)? Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairshttps://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2021/02/egypt-sudan-ethiopia-accuse-stalling-nile-dam-talks.html

  • 1179: Why does Egypt drive Sudan to invade the beleaguered and fractured Ethiopia? Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: Hunting in Ethiopia http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhy does Egypt drive Sudan to invade the beleaguered and fractured Ethiopia? Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs. http://www.jordantimes.com/news/region/sudan-recalls-envoy-ethiopia-tensions-high

  • 1179: Diverse representation defined and mandated at the Florida Bar. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: Lawyer; Hans Holbein the Younger http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowDiverse representation defined and mandated at the Florida Bar. @RichardAEpstein @HooverInsthttps://www.nationalreview.com/bench-memos/florida-bar-imposes-diversity-quotas-for-cle-panels/

  • 1179: Difficult diversity goals for legal representation and Coca-Cola, 2021. @RichardAEpstein @Hoover

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: Black children playing on top of a Coca Cola stand. Little Rock, Arkansas. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowDifficult diversity goals for legal representation and Coca-Cola, 2021. @RichardAEpstein @Hooverhttps://www.hoover.org/research/coca-colas-diversity-diktat-falls-flat

  • 1178: SpaceX Starlink an easy-to-assemble, out-of-the-box treasure to use. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: Starlink is a satellite internet constellation being constructed by SpaceX providing satellite Internet access. The constellation will consist of thousands of mass-produced small satellites in low-Earth orbit, working in combination with ground transceivers.  "SpaceX is leveraging its experience in building rockets and spacecraft to deploy the world’s most advanced broadband internet system. As the world’s leading provider of launch services – and the only provider with an orbital class r...more

  • 1178: Mars rover-orbiter reporting on Curiosity, Perseverance, Tianwen-1, Amal. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: Illustration of the Ingenuity Mars helicopter. NASA/JPL-Caltech. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowMars rover-orbiter reporting on Curiosity, Perseverance, Tianwen-1, Amal. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.comhttps://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/essays-and-commentaries/rover-update-the-rovers-are-coming-the-rovers-are-coming/

  • 1178: Everything went wrong in Texas & What is to be done by 2035? Bud Weinstein, Far North Dallas.

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo:  GOES-16 satellite imagery of the February 2021 ice storm at 21:11 UTC on February 10 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowEverything went wrong in Texas & What s to be done by 2035? Bud Weinstein, Far North Dallas.https://apnews.com/article/texas-power-outage-winter-energy-pride-c260c340f619688dd511cc6645b40a04

  • 1178: State of the City, the State, the Union: Should Governor Cuomo welcome an independent investigation of the nursing home tragedy and alleged cover-up? John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCats

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1915. Photograph shows procession for the inauguration of Governor Charles Seymour Whitman (1868-1947), Albany, New York, January 1, 1915. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow State of the City, the State, the Union: Should Governor Cuomo welcome an independent investigation of the nursing home tragedy and alleged cover-up?  John Catsimatidi...more

  • 1177: Lessons learned from the failure of the random lockdowns. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: Elegant lock. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowLessons learned from the failure of the random lockdowns. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarketshttps://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2021/02/11/would_you_support_the_lockdowns_if_it_meant_losing_your_own_job_659888.html

  • 1177: Why does Elon Musk bull Bitcoin? @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: Ancient coin. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhy does Elon Musk bull Bitcoin? @JohnTamny @RealClearMarketshttps://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2021/02/10/teslas_bitcoin_purchase_is_the_start_of_a_bullish_monetary_future_659764.html

  • 1177: PRC condemns Canada for protesting hostage-taking & What is to be done? Charles Burton @GordonGChang

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo:  Princelingesse Meng.   Interior of special state room, promenade deck, RMS Empress of Japan at Vancouver circa 1890s  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPRC condemns Canada for protesting hostage-taking & What is to be done? Charles Burton @GordonGChang Charles Burton, senior fellow at the Centre for Advancing Canada's Interests Abroad at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diploma...more

  • 1177: PRC birthrate in sharp retreat, a consequence of the cruel one-child policy. Susan Yoshihara, @GordonGChang

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: Chinese children. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowPRC birthrate in sharp retreat, a consequence of the cruel one-child policy. Susan Yoshihara, @GordonGChang Susan Yoshihara, co-founder of the American Council on Women, Peace and Security https://www.scmp.com/economy/china-economy/article/3121424/china-concerned-about-its-population 

  • 1176: The Last Viking: 4of4: The Extraordinary Life of Roald Amundsen Kindle Edition. by Stephen R. Bown (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves.General information about the National Photo Company collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.npcoThis glass negative might show streaks and other blemishes resulting from a natural deterioration in the original coatings.Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947.Temp. note: Batch two. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.co...more

  • 1176: The Last Viking: 3of4: The Extraordinary Life of Roald Amundsen Kindle Edition. by Stephen R. Bown (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1926.[Airship Norge, used in Roald Amundsen's polar flight in 1926, being brought out of hangar, Kings Bay, Spitzbergen, Norway]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last Viking: 3of4: The Extraordinary Life of Roald Amundsen Kindle Edition. by Stephen R. Bown  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Viking-Extraordinary-Roald-Amundsen-ebook/dp/B009IU5CI...more

  • 1176: The Last Viking: 2of4: The Extraordinary Life of Roald Amundsen Kindle Edition. by Stephen R. Bown (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1906.[Deck of Capt. Amundsen's ship "GJÖA," Nome, Sep. 1st, 1906]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last Viking: 2of4: The Extraordinary Life of Roald Amundsen Kindle Edition. by Stephen R. Bown  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Viking-Extraordinary-Roald-Amundsen-ebook/dp/B009IU5CIS In the early 1900s, many of the great geographical mysteries...more

  • 1176: The Last Viking: 1of4: The Extraordinary Life of Roald Amundsen Kindle Edition. by Stephen R. Bown (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 18 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1920 [Roald Amundsen, full-length portrait, facing left, walking on pier, with group of people]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Last Viking: 1of4: The Extraordinary Life of Roald Amundsen Kindle Edition. by Stephen R. Bown  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Last-Viking-Extraordinary-Roald-Amundsen-ebook/dp/B009IU5CIS In the early 1900s, many of ...more

  • 1175: The trouble with renewables is that they don't always renew. Host

    Feb 17 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1939. Windmill propellers, Dumas, Texas  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe trouble with renewables is that they don't always renew. Hosthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/video/local/weather/how-texass-independent-power-grid-failed-under-pressure/2021/02/16/d18e33f3-1676-489d-8427-f3220650ba5a_video.html

  • 1173: Where in the World is Inflation? Bitcoin? Markets? Das Notgeld? @Joseph Sternberg @WSJOpinion

    Feb 17 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhere in the World is Inflation? Bitcoin? Markets? Das Notgeld? @Joseph Sternberg @WSJOpinionhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/what-inflation-debates-miss-inflation-11613065779

  • 1173: An upbeat Boris Johnson knows that he cannot lockdown the UK again. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinion

    Feb 17 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAn upbeat Boris Johnson knows that he cannot lockdown the UK again. @JosephSternberg @WSJOpinionhttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/covid-vaccination-is-reducing-admissions-and-deaths-kbqd233qn

  • 1175: #MLB: You get what you pay for! Host

    Feb 17 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1905.Title: Out at home Creator/Contributor: Ransom, Fletcher C. (Fletcher Charles), 1870-1943. (artist)Created/Published:  Date created: 1905Physical description: 1 photomechanical print : offset photo lithographDescription: Reproduction of a painting by Fletcher C. Ransom entitled "Out at Home."    Christy Mathewson is the pitcher, Roger Bresnahan is the catcher.  Bresnahan is tagging out the Philadelphia Athletics runner while Manager John McGraw, f...more

  • 1174: Good news from the long-struggling South Caucasus. Brenda Shaffer @ProfBShaffer @ElinSuleymanov

    Feb 17 2021

    Image:  Arrival of Shah Museferdin in Baku. 1902 Elin Suleymanov,  @ElinSuleymanov, @azembassyus, ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Washington;      Brenda Shaffer: @ProfBShaffer  @FDD; Georgetown; in re: Trilateral meeting, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey.   I hope one day it will expand to include Armenia.  Turkey: completed [negotiations?] on the Southern Gas Corridor. Also coming : railways automobile roads, toward a general cooperation.  Azerbaijan is offering Armenia a warm peace—a r...more

  • 1174: Lessons learned in Europe and America from surrendering liberty to medical experts and executive authority. @RussellBermanSF

    Feb 17 2021

    Image:  An April afternoon with Lady Liberty Russell Berman, @RussellBermanSF,director of Stanford's Thinking Matters program; Hoover, in re: The pandemic, worldwide,.  German philosopher: we gave up liberty, commerce, sociability, in March 2020. Why?  Is this the right way to go about this in future? Where I worked, everybody went away.  We weren’t ordered to do that; we gave it all up voluntarily.  A rapid renunciation of the core values that make up our lives—freedom of assembly, of religious...more

  • 1174: Fintech supremacy and what can go wrong early. John Berlau, @jberlau

    Feb 17 2021

    Image:  Louis L. Klotz, Minister of Finance:  12 September 1917 — 20 January 1920, in the second government of Georges Clemenceau. He was responsible for negotiating reparations from Germany. His policy was characterised by his famous formula: "The Boche will pay!" John Berlau, @jberlau, Competitive Enterprise Institute; author of  George Washington, Entrepreneur; in re:  Fintech; George Washington used alternative monies, incl tobacco warehouse receipts. Today, anything from cryptocurrencies to...more

  • 1174: What happened in the two-hour phone call to the Communist Party of China? JedBabbin, @WashingtonTimes,

    Feb 17 2021

    Image:  The F=first Chinese telephone operator in Chinatown, San Francisco Jed Babbin, @JedBabbin, @WashingtonTimes,  American Spectator, in re: The former State Secretary labelled the treatment of Uyghurs as genocide. Does Biden care?  No, but the Quad nations are becoming an alliance to contain China; first meeting will be important. It’s now in a condition where it needs to exercise its puissance—maybe join US Navy for exercises anywhere in the Indian Ocean or the Western Pacific. Confucius I...more

  • 1173: Biden Administration scrambles in reaction to the Myanmar coup & What is to be done? @JoshRogin @WashingtonPost

    Feb 17 2021

    Photo: Mandalay - tower of palace  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBiden Administration scrambles in reaction to the Myanmar coup & What is to be done? @JoshRogin @WashingtonPosthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/biden-is-doing-the-right-things-on-myanmar-but-will-it-matter/2021/02/11/8bfa2164-6cae-11eb-ba56-d7e2c8defa31_story.html

  • 1173: Iran tests Biden in Iraq & What is to be done? @VictoriaCoates, Center for Secure Society.

    Feb 17 2021

    Photo:  Iraq. Arbela (Erbil). Iraq. Arbela. (Erbil). Center of Ishtar cult in Assyrian period, 2200 B.C. Typical group: man, boys, and girl http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIran tests Biden in Iraq & What is to be done?  @VictoriaCoates, Center for Secure Society.https://www.wsj.com/articles/joe-biden-gets-tested-in-iraq-11613497028

  • 1172: The genuine Democratic obsession with Trump launches a commission to hang on to Trump. . @LizPeek @TheHill

    Feb 17 2021

    Photo:  Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder in which a person has certain thoughts repeatedly (called "obsessions")             Here:  People with OCD may face intrusive thoughts, such as thoughts about the devil (shown is a painted interpretation of Hell). http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowyThe genuine Democratic obsession with Trump launches a commission to hang on to Trump. . @LizPeek @TheHillhttp...more

  • 1172: Biden Administration unforced economic errors (aka blunders) begin with canceling the Keystone XL pipeline. @LizPeek @FoxNews @TheHill

    Feb 17 2021

    Photo: Inspecting the Canol pipeline. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBiden Administration unforced economic errors (aka blunders) begin with canceling the Keystone XL pipeline. @LizPeek @FoxNews @TheHillhttp://lizpeek.com/bidens-early-blunders-heres-hurt-democrats-2022/

  • 1172: Carlos Menem passes away at 90 but Argentine's debt troubles and unsolved terror attacks remain. @MariaFdaCabal/ @jmhumire

    Feb 17 2021

    Photo:   Carlos Menem, entonces gobernador electo de la provincia argentina de La Rioja, después de su victoria en las elecciones de 1983. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorldReport: Carlos Menem passes away at 90 but Argentine's debt troubles and unsolved terror attacks remain.  @MariaFdaCabal/ @jmhumire 

  • 1172: #NewWorldReport: UN envoy asserts that the US and EU sanctions of the Maduro regime cause Venezuela's failure. @MariaFdaCabal/ @jmhumire

    Feb 17 2021

    Photo: Slapping the mouth for telling lies.. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewWorldReport: UN envoy asserts that the US and EU sanctions of the Maduro regime cause Venezuela's failure. @MariaFdaCabal/ @jmhumire https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/12/world/us-venezuela-sanctions-alina-douhan-intl/index.html

  • 1171: 8/8: The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson

    Feb 17 2021

    Image: A View of Mount Vernon with Washington Family on the Terrace Artist: Benjamin Henry Latrobe  1796   The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson "An elegantly written account of leadership at the most pivotal moment in American history" (Philadelphia Inquirer): the Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Edward J. Larson reveals how George Washington saved the United States by coming out of retirement to lead the Constitutional Convention and serve as our f...more

  • 1171: 7/8 The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson

    Feb 17 2021

    Image: By the United States in Congress assembled, September 13, 1788 : Whereas the convention assembled in Philadelphia, pursuant to the resolution of Congress of the 21st February, 1787, did, on the 17th of September in the same year, report . . .   The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson "An elegantly written account of leadership at the most pivotal moment in American history" (Philadelphia Inquirer): the Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Edward J. ...more

  • 1171: 6/8 The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson

    Feb 17 2021

    Image: Dr. Benjamin Franklin  The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson "An elegantly written account of leadership at the most pivotal moment in American history" (Philadelphia Inquirer): the Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Edward J. Larson reveals how George Washington saved the United States by coming out of retirement to lead the Constitutional Convention and serve as our first president. After leading the Continental Army to victory in the Revoluti...more

  • 1171: 5/8 The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson

    Feb 17 2021

    Image:   Leaving Mount Vernon for the Congress of the Colonies  The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson "An elegantly written account of leadership at the most pivotal moment in American history" (Philadelphia Inquirer): the Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Edward J. Larson reveals how George Washington saved the United States by coming out of retirement to lead the Constitutional Convention and serve as our first president. After leading the Continent...more

  • 1171: 4/8 The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson

    Feb 17 2021

    Image: Liberty Bell and stairway, Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson "An elegantly written account of leadership at the most pivotal moment in American history" (Philadelphia Inquirer): the Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Edward J. Larson reveals how George Washington saved the United States by coming out of retirement to lead the Constitutional Convention and serve as our first president. After lead...more

  • 1171: 3/8 The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson

    Feb 17 2021

    Image:  James Wilson's ideas shaped the American presidency more than those of any other delegate.  The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson "An elegantly written account of leadership at the most pivotal moment in American history" (Philadelphia Inquirer): the Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Edward J. Larson reveals how George Washington saved the United States by coming out of retirement to lead the Constitutional Convention and serve as our first pr...more

  • 1171: 2/8 The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson

    Feb 17 2021

    Image:  George Washington's room at Mt. Vernon  The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson "An elegantly written account of leadership at the most pivotal moment in American history" (Philadelphia Inquirer): the Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Edward J. Larson reveals how George Washington saved the United States by coming out of retirement to lead the Constitutional Convention and serve as our first president. After leading the Continental Army to victo...more

  • 1171: 1/8 The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson

    Feb 17 2021

    Image:  Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union between the states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts-Bay, Rhode Island and . . .  The Return of George Washington: Uniting the States, 1783-1789, by Edward J. Larson "An elegantly written account of leadership at the most pivotal moment in American history" (Philadelphia Inquirer): the Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Edward J. Larson reveals how George Washington saved the United States by coming out of retirement to lead the Constitutional Co...more

  • 1170: 2/2: Kissinger on Trump, December 2016: Niall Ferguson, @HooverInst @Nfergus

    Feb 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1910. Meeting Prince of China Zaitao, St. Petersburg, Russia. 1910  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow2/2: Kissinger on Trump, December 2016:  Niall Ferguson, @HooverInst @Nfergushttp://www.the-american-interest.com/2016/11/21/donald-trumps-new-world-order/ Given a weakened, traumatized, post-imperial Russia, the recognition Putin craves is that of “a great power, as an equal, ...more

  • 1170: 1/2: Kissinger on Trump, December 2016: Niall Ferguson, @HooverInst @Nfergus

    Feb 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1910.Meeting Prince of China Zaitao, St. Petersburg, Russia. 1910  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow1/2: Kissinger on Trump, December 2016:  Niall Ferguson, @HooverInst @Nfergushttp://www.the-american-interest.com/2016/11/21/donald-trumps-new-world-order/ Given a weakened, traumatized, post-imperial Russia, the recognition Putin craves is that of “a great power, as an equal, a...more

  • 1169: Can Third Baseman superstar Nolan Arenado hit in Busch Stadium as he hit in Coors Field? Host

    Feb 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1930-1945.The Arena. St. Louis. Mo.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowCan Third Baseman superstar Nolan Arenado hit in Busch Stadium as he hit in Coors Field? Hosthttps://fansided.com/2021/02/08/cardinals-news-matt-holliday-nolan-arenado/

  • 1169: 2/2: #ClassicScience: Translating climate risk to transnational costs. David Victor, @GPS_UCSD School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California San Diego.

    Feb 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1913.[Woman, holding umbrella, pushing baby in carriage equipped with rain cover (ad?)]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow2/2: #ClassicScience: Translating climate risk to transnational costs. David Victor, @GPS_UCSD School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California San Diego.http://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/354/6311/421.full.pdf “…Much of the needed data...more

  • 1169: 1/2: #ClassicScience: Translating climate risk to transnational costs. David Victor, @GPS_UCSD School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California San Diego.

    Feb 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1922.[People standing in rain outside building], 12/28/22  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow1/2: #ClassicScience: Translating climate risk to transnational costs. David Victor, @GPS_UCSD School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California San Diego.http://science.sciencemag.org/content/sci/354/6311/421.full.pdf “…Much of the needed data and many methods already ex...more

  • 1169: The still-unknown fate of Officer Brian Sicknick on January 6. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Feb 16 2021

    Image: Brian Sicknick's basic training photo in 1997 Andrew C McCarthy, @AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion; and Thaddeus McCotter, @ThadMcCotter, @theamgreatness, American Greatness, in re: The remains of the impeachment trial of Donald Trump.  Officer Sicknick apparently may have died of a stroke—no evidence of blunt-force trauma. The impeachers alleged that he’d been killed as a direct result of the Capitol invasion, but that seems not to be true. SO far, no police report. House impeachment m...more

  • 1169: "Indiana" Hoenlein and the lost 5,000-year-old megabrewery of ancient Egypt. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Feb 16 2021

    Image: Ancient Egyptian clay pots for brewing beery. Screen grab, Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: A huge beer brewery, over 5,000 years old, near the Nile south of Cairo.  King unified Egypt in the First Dynastic period. Eight enormous production units, 65 feet long.  Found a Roman soldier’s pay slip near Masada: Gaius Maseus, was left broke because they deducted food, barley, leather, clothes—he was thus left broke at the end of the month.https://www.cbsnews.co...more

  • 1169: Biden administration reverts to old JCPOA as Iran speeds into nukes. Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, @ThadMcCotter, @theamgreatness

    Feb 16 2021

    Image:  Wrestlers from About Persia and its people. A description of their manners, customs, and home life. ... Illustrated  Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: Iran says it will end snap IAEA inspections unless it gets the deal it wants from Biden. A violation of the JCPOA and an insult to the Europeans who’ve been favoring the JCPOA.  A potentially explosive game, up February 21.  UN inspectors have found radioactive races and new sites.   . . . Biden took the Hou...more

  • 1167: Nancy Pelosi is a character from an English novel (Miss Havisham?) with one overwhelming obsession to get even with the POTUS who did wrong. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Feb 16 2021

    Photo:  Miss Havisham, in art by Harry Furniss from the library edition of Charles Dickens's Great Expectations. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowNancy Pelosi is a character from an English novel (Miss Haversham?) with one overwhelming obsession to get even with the POTUS who did wrong.  @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund https://apnews.com/article/donald-trump-capitol-siege-acquittals-impeachments-trump-impeachment-7ebcbaedd6985...more

  • 1167: The London bookies say 5-1 Gavin Newsom survives recall; & What is to be done? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund

    Feb 16 2021

    Photo:  This week’s photograph is Bugg’s Cobblers shop, Beckside circa 1940.  Although officially a cobbler’s,  it appears as though Mr Bugg sidelined as a bookie as well - note the shopfront adorned with lots of displays for racing tips such as ‘Today’s Tips, Starbound, Martell, Grand Royal Nap and Axle Tree’! Another board states ‘A Good Tip after the races visit the Alexandra Theatre, Hull..Presumably, Mr. Bugg is the man standing hands-on-hips outside his shop as Beverley’s resident racing p...more

  • 1167: Biden Latin America policy is back to the Obama Latin American Policy. @MaryAnastasiaOG. @WSJOpinion

    Feb 16 2021

    Photo: Colombia Cartagenia, San Pedro Claver Church  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBiden Latin America policy is back to the Obama Latin American Policy. @MaryAnastasiaOG. @WSJOpinionhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/bidens-troubling-latin-agenda-11612732559

  • 1167: Tehran threatens to enrich in secret in order to intimidate Europe and to break the US sanctions. Richard Goldberg @FDD @Rich_Goldberg

    Feb 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1944. Significance: 185-D, 189-D and 190-D, building in what is commonly known as the 190-D complex, were completed in December, 1944 in conjunction with the start-up of D-Reactor.  (190-DA, 195-D, and 1724-DA, the other facilities in the 190-D complex, were added later.)  D-Reactor was one of three production reactors constructed at Hanford during the Manhattan Project and the Second World War.  Two buildings in the 190-D complex, 185 and 189-D, have ...more

  • 1168: 150 minutes chatting with Xi Jinping. Unususal. @YatesDCIA, @dciadvisory, @GordonGChang

    Feb 16 2021

    Image:  Demonstration of telephone at the Formosa Memorial Exhibition Steve Yates: 葉望輝, @YatesDCIA, @dciadvisory, former deputy national security advisor to Vice President Cheney and currently CEO of DC International Advisory;  and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast; in re:  The Biden-Xi phone call.  There are stages in a call: the real time and the after-the-fact analysis.  In real time, usually National Security Council members in the Oval office with the president;  interpretation and t...more

  • 1167: The inspirational elder Jimmy Lai still imprisoned by China. @Michael_Yon, @GordonGChang

    Feb 16 2021

    Image:  The charming Star Ferry boats have been faithfully carrying passengers from Hong Kong Island to Kowloon and back since 1888. While the two sides of Victoria Harbour are now connected by a world-class infrastructure system of road and rail tunnels, tens of millions of people still climb aboard the humble Star Ferry vessels each year. Many visitors take the ride for an up-close look at one of the world’s most photographed harbours, while locals have kept their affection for it because, eve...more

  • 1167: Italy starts to pull through a rough patch with the virus. Lorenzo Fiori

    Feb 16 2021

    Image:  Bucolic scene in winter with a pack donkey. Lorenzo Fiori: Direttore Generale Ansaldo Fondazione ; in re: The virus numbers are diminishing in Italy.   The British variant, highly contagious has been spreading in different regions in Italy, a source of real concern. The normal winter tourist business in the Italian Alps is ’way down and disappointing, but March 5 is the date that the most recent degree expires; awaiting to know the degree of freedom to be allowed. Yellow, orange, red. Ma...more

  • 1166: "Indiana" Hoenlein and the lost Roman payslip from the siege of Masada. Host

    Feb 16 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1898. Masada  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow"Indiana" Hoenlein and the lost Roman payslip from the siege of Masada.  HostMalcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: A huge beer brewery, over 5,000 years old, near the Nile south of Cairo.  King unified Egypt in the First Dynastic period. Eight enormous production units, 65 feet long.  Found a Roman sold...more

  • 1166: Al Qaeda explains that US travails are theologically foretold and deserved. @thomasjoscelyn, @FDD

    Feb 16 2021

     Image:  Barely visible among the rocks, US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines assigned to the Battalion Landing Team (BLT), 1ST Battalion, 6th Marines, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC), deploy against entrenched Taliban fighters in a valley near the village of Khabargho, Afghanistan during Operation Asbury Park. Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and @FDD; podcast: Generation Jihad,  @LongWarJournal; in re: Al Qaeda leader ship in the Arabian peninsu...more

  • 1165: 4/4 The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817, Illustrated Edition, by Myron Magnet

    Feb 16 2021

    Image:  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.  The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817, Illustrated Edition,  by Myron Magnet  Through the Founders’ own voices — and in the homes they designed and built to embody the ideal of domestic happiness they fought to achieve — we com...more

  • 1165: 3/4 The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817, Illustrated Edition, by Myron Magnet

    Feb 16 2021

    Image:   Stratford Hall, established by Thomas Lee in the 1730s, is one of the great houses of American history. Four generations of the Lee family passed through its stately doors, including Richard Henry Lee and Francis Lightfoot Lee, the only two brothers to sign the Declaration of Independence; the Revolutionary War hero “Light Horse Harry” Lee, and his son, the Civil War General Robert E. Lee, who was born at Stratford Hall in 1807. Here:  View of the garden at Stratford Hall II The Founder...more

  • 1165: 2/4 The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817, Illustrated Edition, by Myron Magnet

    Feb 16 2021

    Image:   William Livingston The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817, Illustrated Edition,  by Myron Magnet   Through the Founders’ own voices — and in the homes they designed and built to embody the ideal of domestic happiness they fought to achieve — we come to understand why the American Revolution, of all great revolutions, was the only enduring success.The Founders were vivid, energetic men, with sophisticated worldviews, and this magnificent reckoning of their successes dra...more

  • 1165: 1/4 The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817, Illustrated Edition, by Myron Magnet

    Feb 16 2021

    Image:  The Founders at Home book cover The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817, Illustrated Edition,  by Myron Magnet   Through the Founders’ own voices — and in the homes they designed and built to embody the ideal of domestic happiness they fought to achieve — we come to understand why the American Revolution, of all great revolutions, was the only enduring success.The Founders were vivid, energetic men, with sophisticated worldviews, and this magnificent reckoning of their s...more

  • 1164: John Quincy Adams: 4of4: by Harlow Giles Unger Kindle Edition

    Feb 15 2021

    Photo: John Quincy Adamshttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow John Quincy Adams: 4of4: Kindle Edition. by Harlow Giles Unger  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Quincy-Adams-Harlow-Giles-Unger-ebook/dp/B008EMEH5A/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613363047&sr=1-4He fought for Washington, served with Lincoln, witnessed Bunker Hill, and sounded the clarion against slavery on the eve of the Civil War....more

  • 1164: John Quincy Adams: 3of4: by Harlow Giles Unger Kindle Edition

    Feb 15 2021

    Photo:  John Adams, residence in Quincy, Massachusetts. Kitchen, to stoves http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow John Quincy Adam: 3of4: Kindle Edition. by Harlow Giles Unger (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition4:  https://www.amazon.com/Quincy-Adams-Harlow-Giles-Unger-ebook/dp/B008EMEH5A/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613363047&sr=1-4He fought for Washington, served with Lincoln, witnessed Bunker Hill, and so...more

  • 1164: John Quincy Adams: 2of4 by Harlow Giles Unger Kindle Edition

    Feb 15 2021

    Photo: Engraving of Young John Quincy, 1783  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow John Quincy Adam: 2of4: Kindle Edition. by Harlow Giles Unger (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition4:  https://www.amazon.com/Quincy-Adams-Harlow-Giles-Unger-ebook/dp/B008EMEH5A/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613363047&sr=1-4He fought for Washington, served with Lincoln, witnessed Bunker Hill, and sounded the clarion against slav...more

  • 1164: John Quincy Adams: 1of4: Kindle Edition. by Harlow Giles Unger Kindle Edition

    Feb 15 2021

    Photo: Woodcut of the Residence of John Quincy, 1846 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow John Quincy Adam: 1of4: Kindle Edition. by Harlow Giles Unger (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition4:  https://www.amazon.com/Quincy-Adams-Harlow-Giles-Unger-ebook/dp/B008EMEH5A/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613363047&sr=1-4He fought for Washington, served with Lincoln, witnessed Bunker Hill, and sounded the clarion agai...more

  • 1163: #ClassicScience: Wary of Mayan self-deception in the 21st Century: 2of2. Avi Loeb, Harvard.

    Feb 15 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1844.[Scene of ancient Mayan Indian monument in the Yucatan Penninsula of Mexico]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicScience: Wary of Mayan self-deception in the 21st Century: 2of2. Avi Loeb, Harvard.https://www.nature.com/news/good-data-are-not-enough-1.20906 Abraham Loeb Frank B. Baird Jr. Professor of Science, Harvard University Chair, Harvard Astronomy Department Di...more

  • 1163: #ClassicScience: Wary of Mayan self-deception in the 21st Century: 1of2. Avi Loeb, Harvard.

    Feb 15 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1844.Scene of ancient Mayan Indian monument in the Yucatan Penninsula of Mexico]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicScience: Wary of Mayan self-deception in the 21st Century: 1of2. Avi Loeb, Harvard.https://www.nature.com/news/good-data-are-not-enough-1.20906 Abraham Loeb Frank B. Baird Jr. Professor of Science, Harvard University Chair, Harvard Astronomy Department Dir...more

  • 1162: Heretics and Heroes: 4of4: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World (Hinges of History Book 6) Kindle Edition.by Thomas Cahill (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 15 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Heretics and Heroes: 4of4: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World (Hinges of History Book 6) Kindle Edition.by Thomas Cahill  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Heretics-Heroes-Renaissance-Artists-Reformation-ebook/dp/B00CNQ7G7Y/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613359732&sr=1-1In...more

  • 1162: Heretics and Heroes: 3of4: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World (Hinges of History Book 6) Kindle Edition.by Thomas Cahill (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 15 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Heretics and Heroes: 3of4: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World (Hinges of History Book 6) Kindle Edition.by Thomas Cahill  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Heretics-Heroes-Renaissance-Artists-Reformation-ebook/dp/B00CNQ7G7Y/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613359732&sr=1-1In...more

  • 1162: Heretics and Heroes: 2of4: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World (Hinges of History Book 6) Kindle Edition.by Thomas Cahill (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 15 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Heretics and Heroes: 2of4: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World (Hinges of History Book 6) Kindle Edition.by Thomas Cahill  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Heretics-Heroes-Renaissance-Artists-Reformation-ebook/dp/B00CNQ7G7Y/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613359732&sr=1-1In...more

  • 1162: Heretics and Heroes: 1of4: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World (Hinges of History Book 6) Kindle Edition.by Thomas Cahill (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 15 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Heretics and Heroes: 1of4: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World (Hinges of History Book 6) Kindle Edition.by Thomas Cahill  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Heretics-Heroes-Renaissance-Artists-Reformation-ebook/dp/B00CNQ7G7Y/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613359732&sr=1-1In...more

  • 1161: Mermaid: 2of2: A Memoir of Resilience Kindle Edition. by Eileen Cronin (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 15 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Detail of a miniatures of men in a boat, and a mermaid holding fish. Image taken from f. 28v of Bestiary. Written in Latin. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowhttps://www.amazon.com/Mermaid-Memoir-Resilience-Eileen-Cronin-ebook/dp/B00DX5X91G/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613359098&sr=1-1 Mermaid: 2of2: A Memoir of Resilience Kindle Edition. by Eileen Cronin  (...more

  • 1161: Mermaid: 1of2: A Memoir of Resilience Kindle Edition. by Eileen Cronin (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 15 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1660.Een schildpad, een krab, een zeemeermin met kam en spiegel en een zeemeerman die op een schelp blaast. Deze prent maakt deel uit van een album. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowhttps://www.amazon.com/Mermaid-Memoir-Resilience-Eileen-Cronin-ebook/dp/B00DX5X91G/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613359098&sr=1-1 Mermaid: 1of2: A Memoir of Resilience Kindle Edi...more

  • 1160: 4/4 Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed, by John F. Ross

    Feb 15 2021

    Image:  DC-3 Aircraft at Houston Municipal Airport, Eastern AirlinesEnduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed, by John F. Ross   At the turn of the twentieth century two new technologies—the car and airplane—took the nation's imagination by storm as they burst, like comets, into American life. The brave souls that leaped into these dangerous contraptions and pushed them to unexplored extremes became new American heroes: the race car driver and the flying ace...more

  • 1160: 3/4 Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed, by John F. Ross

    Feb 15 2021

    Image: Racing car, c. 1915  Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed, by John F. Ross  At the turn of the twentieth century two new technologies—the car and airplane—took the nation's imagination by storm as they burst, like comets, into American life. The brave souls that leaped into these dangerous contraptions and pushed them to unexplored extremes became new American heroes: the race car driver and the flying ace.No individual did more to create and int...more

  • 1160: 2/4 Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed, by John F. Ross

    Feb 15 2021

    Image: S.C. aeroplane, 1916  Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed, by John F. Ross   At the turn of the twentieth century two new technologies—the car and airplane—took the nation's imagination by storm as they burst, like comets, into American life. The brave souls that leaped into these dangerous contraptions and pushed them to unexplored extremes became new American heroes: the race car driver and the flying ace.No individual did more to create and i...more

  • 1160: 1/4 Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed, by John F. Ross

    Feb 15 2021

    Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed, by John F. Ross   At the turn of the twentieth century two new technologies—the car and airplane—took the nation's imagination by storm as they burst, like comets, into American life. The brave souls that leaped into these dangerous contraptions and pushed them to unexplored extremes became new American heroes: the race car driver and the flying ace.No individual did more to create and intensify these raw new roles...more

  • 1159: 4/4 The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream, by Thomas L. Dyja

    Feb 14 2021

    Image:  Jimmy Carter and Mayor Richard J. Daley at the Illinois State Democratic Convention in Chicago, Illinois  The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream,by Thomas L. Dyja Before air travel overtook trains, nearly every coast-to-coast journey included a stop in Chicago, and this flow of people and commodities made it the crucible for American culture and innovation. In luminous prose, The Chicago native Thomas Dyja re-creates the story of the city in its postwar prime and explains...more

  • 1159: 3/4 The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream, by Thomas L. Dyja

    Feb 14 2021

    Image:     Howlin’ Wolf performing in 1972  The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream,by Thomas L. Dyja  Before air travel overtook trains, nearly every coast-to-coast journey included a stop in Chicago, and this flow of people and commodities made it the crucible for American culture and innovation. In luminous prose, The Chicago native Thomas Dyja re-creates the story of the city in its postwar prime and explains its profound impact on modern America—from Chess Records to Playboy,...more

  • 1159: 2/4 The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream, by Thomas L. Dyja

    Feb 14 2021

    Image:   Map showing the burnt district in Chicago : published for the benefit of the Relief Fund In the ditty about the origin of the Great Chicago Fire, the song goes:Late last night, when we were all in bed,Old Lady Leary left a lantern in the shed.Cow kicked it over, and as she did she said,“There’ll be a hot time in the old towntonight.”  The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream,by Thomas L. Dyja Before air travel overtook trains, nearly every coast-to-coast journey included a...more

  • 1159: 1/4 The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream, by Thomas L. Dyja

    Feb 14 2021

    Image:  Sun Ra, c. 1973   The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream,by Thomas L. Dyja  Before air travel overtook trains, nearly every coast-to-coast journey included a stop in Chicago, and this flow of people and commodities made it the crucible for American culture and innovation. In luminous prose, the The Chicago native Thomas Dyja re-creates the story of the city in its postwar prime and explains its profound impact on modern America—from Chess Records to Playboy, McDonald’s to...more

  • 1158: 4/4 Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats, by Kristen Iversen

    Feb 14 2021

    Image: A weapons-grade ring of electrorefined plutonium, typical of the rings refined at Los Alamos and sent to Rocky Flats for fabrication. The ring has a purity of 99.96%, weighs 5.3 kg, and is approx 11 cm in diameter. It is enough plutonium for one bomb core. The ring shape helps with criticality safety (less concentrated material). Permissions:  below.  Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats,by Kristen Iversen  “An intimate and deeply human memoir that shows why w...more

  • 1158: 3/4 Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats, by Kristen Iversen

    Feb 14 2021

    Image:  Rocky Flats Plant, Plutonium Fabrication, Central section of Plant, Golden, Jefferson County, CO Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats,by Kristen Iversen  “An intimate and deeply human memoir that shows why we should all be concerned about nuclear safety, and the dangers of ignoring science in the name of national security.”—Rebecca Skloot, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks A shocking account of the government’s attem...more

  • 1158: 2/4 Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats, by Kristen Iversen

    Feb 14 2021

    Image:  Rocky Flats Plant, Bounded by Indiana Street & Routes 93, 128 & 72, Golden, Jefferson County, CO  Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats,by Kristen Iversen  “An intimate and deeply human memoir that shows why we should all be concerned about nuclear safety, and the dangers of ignoring science in the name of national security.”—Rebecca Skloot, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks A shocking account of the governmen...more

  • 1158: 1/4 Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats, by Kristen Iversen

    Feb 14 2021

    Image:  Rocky Flats Plant, Bounded by Indiana Street & Routes 93, 128 & 72, Golden, Jefferson County, CO   Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats,by Kristen Iversen  “An intimate and deeply human memoir that shows why we should all be concerned about nuclear safety, and the dangers of ignoring science in the name of national security.”—Rebecca Skloot, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks A shocking account of the governme...more

  • 1157: 3/3 We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (American Empire Project), by Peter Van Buren

    Feb 14 2021

    Image: M1A1 Abrams pose for a photo under the "Hands of Victory" in Ceremony Square, Baghdad, Iraq.  We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (American Empire Project), by Peter Van Buren   A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction of 2011 title.From a State Department insider, the first account of our blundering efforts to rebuild Iraq—a shocking and rollicking true-life tale of Americans abroad.Charged with rebuilding Iraq, would you spend taxpayer money ...more

  • 1157: 2/3 We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (American Empire Project), by Peter Van Buren

    Feb 14 2021

    Image:  العربية: أصيب جسر الصرافية بتفجير انتحاري في شاحنة أدت إلى تدمير جزئي للجسر ومقتل ما لايقل عن 10 اشخاص وجرح حوالي 26 شخصا وسقوط عدد من السيارات في نهر دجلة والحاق أضرار بالمنازل المجاورة بالجسر ولاسيما من جهة منطقة العطيفية. Post-US invasion: Al-Sarafiya bridge 13th April 2007,destroyed as a result of an explosion caused by a car bomb   We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (American Empire Project), by Peter Van Buren   A Kirkus Reviews...more

  • 1157: 1/3 We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (American Empire Project), by Peter Van Buren

    Feb 14 2021

    Image: Bombed-our street, Baghdad.  UN photo; and work of a U.S. Air Force Airman or employee, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image or file is in the public domain in the United States. .  We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People (American Empire Project), by Peter Van Buren   A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction of 2011 title.From a State Department insider, the first account of ou...more

  • 1156: 4/4 Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York, by Ted Steinberg

    Feb 14 2021

    Image:  New York City — 40 Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, from Salmon Tower at 11 West 42 Street, Manhattan. Berenice Abbott, photographer. September 08, 1938  Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York, by Ted Steinberg  A “fascinating, encyclopedic history . . . of greater New York City through an ecological lens” (Publishers Weekly, starred review)—the sweeping story of one of the most man-made spots on earth.Gotham Unbound recounts the four-century history of how h...more

  • 1156: 3/4 Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York, by Ted Steinberg

    Feb 14 2021

    Image:  Henry Hudson's Half Moon, 1609. Ship at anchor in Hudson River, New York.  Indian canoes approaching Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York, by Ted Steinberg  A “fascinating, encyclopedic history . . . of greater New York City through an ecological lens” (Publishers Weekly, starred review)—the sweeping story of one of the most man-made spots on earth.Gotham Unbound recounts the four-century history of how hundreds of square miles of open marshlands became home to six ...more

  • 1156: 2/4 Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York, by Ted Steinberg

    Feb 14 2021

    Image: New York when it was the oyster capital of the world  Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York, by Ted Steinberg  A “fascinating, encyclopedic history . . . of greater New York City through an ecological lens” (Publishers Weekly, starred review)—the sweeping story of one of the most man-made spots on earth.Gotham Unbound recounts the four-century history of how hundreds of square miles of open marshlands became home to six percent of the nation’s population. Ted Steinber...more

  • 1156: 1/4 Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York, by Ted Steinberg

    Feb 14 2021

    Image:  North American gray wolf  Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York, by Ted Steinberg  A “fascinating, encyclopedic history . . . of greater New York City through an ecological lens” (Publishers Weekly, starred review)—the sweeping story of one of the most man-made spots on earth.Gotham Unbound recounts the four-century history of how hundreds of square miles of open marshlands became home to six percent of the nation’s population. Ted Steinberg brings a vanished New Yor...more

  • 1155: Fallujah Awakens: 4of4: Marines, Sheiks, and the Battle Against al Qaeda Kindle Edition. by Bill Ardolino (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1932. Iraq. (Mesopotamia). Baghdad. Views, street scenes, and types. Iraq types. Coming off the Katah Bridge  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Fallujah Awakens: 4of4: Marines, Sheiks, and the Battle Against al Qaeda Kindle Edition. by Bill Ardolino  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Fallujah-Awakens-Marines-Sheiks-Against-ebook/dp/B00C4GUXQE/ref=tmm_kin_...more

  • 1155: Fallujah Awakens: 3of4: Marines, Sheiks, and the Battle Against al Qaeda Kindle Edition. by Bill Ardolino (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1932. Hilla  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Fallujah Awakens: 3of4: Marines, Sheiks, and the Battle Against al Qaeda Kindle Edition. by Bill Ardolino  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Fallujah-Awakens-Marines-Sheiks-Against-ebook/dp/B00C4GUXQE/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613266942&sr=1-1The cradle of an insurgency that plunged Ira...more

  • 1155: Fallujah Awakens: 2of4: Marines, Sheiks, and the Battle Against al Qaeda Kindle Edition. by Bill Ardolino (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1932. 10/6/32 at the palace etc., Baghdad, parade  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Fallujah Awakens: 2of4: Marines, Sheiks, and the Battle Against al Qaeda Kindle Edition. by Bill Ardolino  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Fallujah-Awakens-Marines-Sheiks-Against-ebook/dp/B00C4GUXQE/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613266942&sr=1-1The cr...more

  • 1155: Fallujah Awakens: 1of4: Marines, Sheiks, and the Battle Against al Qaeda Kindle Edition. by Bill Ardolino (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1932. 10/6/32 at the palace etc., Baghdad, British officers  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Fallujah Awakens: 1of4: Marines, Sheiks, and the Battle Against al Qaeda Kindle Edition. by Bill Ardolino  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Fallujah-Awakens-Marines-Sheiks-Against-ebook/dp/B00C4GUXQE/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613266942&sr...more

  • 1154: Colonel Roosevelt: 2of2: (Theodore Roosevelt Series Book 3) Kindle Edition. by Edmund Morris (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1918. Richard Derby Jr., Kermit Roosevelt, Mr. & Mrs. Emlen Roosevelt, and Edith Roosevelt on the porch at Sagamore Hill, 1918. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Colonel Roosevelt: 2of2:  (Theodore Roosevelt Series Book 3) Kindle Edition. by Edmund Morris  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Colonel-Roosevelt-Theodore-Book-ebook/dp/B003EY7IQI/ref=tmm_ki...more

  • 1154: Colonel Roosevelt: 1of2: (Theodore Roosevelt Series Book 3) Kindle Edition. by Edmund Morris (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1905.Haying at Sagamore Hill. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Colonel Roosevelt: 1of2:  (Theodore Roosevelt Series Book 3) Kindle Edition. by Edmund Morris  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Colonel-Roosevelt-Theodore-Book-ebook/dp/B003EY7IQI/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= This biography by Edmund Morris, the Pulitzer Prize– and ...more

  • 1154: #ClassicKenCroswell: 2 of 2: How to study the earliest oxygen-starved galaxies that are too distant, too dim.. Ken Croswell, Sky & Telescope

    Feb 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1997.(September 16, 1997) Penetrating 25,000 light-years of obscuring dust and myriad stars, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has provided the clearest view yet of one of the largest young clusters of stars inside our Milky Way galaxy, located less than 100 light-years from the very center of the Galaxy. Having the equivalent mass greater than 10,000 stars like our sun, the monster cluster is ten times larger than typical young star clusters scattered thr...more

  • 1154: #ClassicKenCroswell: 1 of 2: How to study the earliest oxygen-starved galaxies that are too distant, too dim.. Ken Croswell, Sky & Telescope

    Feb 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.2020. National Parks, Milky Way from Stehekin  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicKenCroswell: 1 of 2:  How to study the earliest oxygen-starved  galaxies that are too distant, too dim.. Ken Croswell, Sky & Telescope http://www.skyandtelescope.com/sky-and-telescope-magazine/inside-april-2018-issue/The Little Galaxies That CanStar-making dwarf galaxies with a trace o...more

  • 1153: Inferno: 4of4: The World at War, 1939-1945Kindle Edition.by Max Hastings (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1945.Germany Under Allied OccupationGerman civilians watch the entry of British forces into Berlin. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Inferno: 4of4: The World at War, 1939-1945Kindle Edition.by Max Hastings (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Inferno-World-at-War-1939-1945-ebook/dp/B004SOQ198/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613260311&sr=8-1...more

  • 1153: Inferno: 3of4: The World at War, 1939-1945Kindle Edition.by Max Hastings (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1945.Germany Under Allied Occupation, 1945German women form a chain gang to clear rubble from bomb damaged buildings in Berlin.  The women were required to work before they were permitted to apply for a ration card. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Inferno: 3of4: The World at War, 1939-1945Kindle Edition.by Max Hastings (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/...more

  • 1153: Inferno: 2of4: The World at War, 1939-1945Kindle Edition.by Max Hastings (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1945 Berlin Linden http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Inferno: 2of4: The World at War, 1939-1945Kindle Edition.by Max Hastings (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Inferno-World-at-War-1939-1945-ebook/dp/B004SOQ198/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613260311&sr=8-1Through his strikingly detailed stories of everyday people—of soldiers, sailors a...more

  • 1153: Inferno: 1of4: The World at War, 1939-1945Kindle Edition.by Max Hastings (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 14 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1945. Berlin. Reichstag http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Inferno: 1of4: The World at War, 1939-1945Kindle Edition.by Max Hastings (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Inferno-World-at-War-1939-1945-ebook/dp/B004SOQ198/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613260311&sr=8-1Through his strikingly detailed stories of everyday people—of soldiers, sail...more

  • 1147: #MLB: California Angel Mike Trout does not need a post-season success to confirm his dominance. Host

    Feb 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1920.Ambitious Home -Run Hitters  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#MLB: California Angel Mike Trout does not need a post-season success to confirm his dominance. Hosthttps://www.republicworld.com/sports-news/other-sports/mike-trout-contract-net-worth-rookie-card-value-and-personal-life.html

  • 1147: Discover Asteroid Farfarout. Host

    Feb 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.2010.(June 13, 2010) The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s Hayabusa spacecraft leaves a streak of light behind the clouds is as it re-enters Earth’s atmosphere over the Woomera Test Range in Australia.  The Hayabusa mission was launched on May 9, 2003 to research new technologies that would return planetary samples to the Earth for study. The mission rendezvoused with the near-Earth asteroid Itokawa in September 2005. On November 25. 2005, Hayabusa ...more

  • 1152: Listening to Pain: 2of2: Finding Words, Compassion, and Relief Illustrated Edition, Kindle Edition.by David Biro (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Listening to Pain: 2of2: Finding Words, Compassion, and Relief Illustrated Edition, Kindle Edition.by David Biro  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Listening-Pain-Finding-Compassion-Relief-ebook/dp/B0035XOQW2/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613200400&sr=1-1

  • 1152: Listening to Pain: 1of2: Finding Words, Compassion, and Relief Illustrated Edition, Kindle Edition.by David Biro (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 13 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Listening to Pain: 1of2: Finding Words, Compassion, and Relief Illustrated Edition, Kindle Edition.by David Biro  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Listening-Pain-Finding-Compassion-Relief-ebook/dp/B0035XOQW2/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1613200400&sr=1-1

  • 1151: 4/4 Inferno: The True Story of a B-17 Gunner's Heroism and the Bloodiest Military Campaign in Aviation History, by Joe Pappalardo

    Feb 13 2021

    Image: B-17 Flying Fortresses Over Europe during World War II  Joe Pappalardo's Inferno tells the true story of the men who flew the deadliest missions of World War II, and an unlikely hero who received the Medal of Honor in the midst of the bloodiest military campaign in aviation history. There’s no higher accolade in the U.S. military than the Medal of Honor, and 472 people received it for their action during World War II. But only one was demoted right after: Maynard Harrison Smith.Smith is o...more

  • 1151: 3/4 Inferno: The True Story of a B-17 Gunner's Heroism and the Bloodiest Military Campaign in Aviation History, by Joe Pappalardo

    Feb 13 2021

    3/4  Inferno: The True Story of a B-17 Gunner's Heroism and the Bloodiest Military Campaign in Aviation History, by Joe Pappalardo   Image: Medal of Honor  Joe Pappalardo's Inferno tells the true story of the men who flew the deadliest missions of World War II, and an unlikely hero who received the Medal of Honor in the midst of the bloodiest military campaign in aviation history. There’s no higher accolade in the U.S. military than the Medal of Honor, and 472 people received it for their action...more

  • 1151: 2/4 Inferno: The True Story of a B-17 Gunner's Heroism and the Bloodiest Military Campaign in Aviation History, by Joe Pappalardo

    Feb 13 2021

    Image:  Boeing Y1B-17 in flight  Joe Pappalardo's Inferno tells the true story of the men who flew the deadliest missions of World War II, and an unlikely hero who received the Medal of Honor in the midst of the bloodiest military campaign in aviation history. There’s no higher accolade in the U.S. military than the Medal of Honor, and 472 people received it for their action during World War II. But only one was demoted right after: Maynard Harrison Smith.Smith is one of the most unlikely heroes...more

  • 1151: 1/4 Inferno: The True Story of a B-17 Gunner's Heroism and the Bloodiest Military Campaign in Aviation History, by Joe Pappalardo

    Feb 13 2021

    Image: Sergeant Maynard H. Smith, B-17 Flying Fortress gunner, receiving the first Medal of Honor to be awarded to an enlisted man from United States Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson.  Joe Pappalardo's Inferno tells the true story of the men who flew the deadliest missions of World War II, and an unlikely hero who received the Medal of Honor in the midst of the bloodiest military campaign in aviation history. There’s no higher accolade in the U.S. military than the Medal of Honor, and 472 peopl...more

  • 1150: 2/2 After the Show Trial Fails. Michael E Vlahos: @JHUWorldCrisis, #newamericancivilwar;

    Feb 13 2021

    Image:  Prosecutor General Andrey Vyshinsky (centre), reading the 1937 indictment against Karl Radek during the 2nd Moscow Trial  Michael E Vlahos: @JHUWorldCrisis, #newamericancivilwar; Johns Hopkins; in re: Show trial has three phases. 1. Theatrical ritual. 2 . The prosecutor is the judge. 3. Anyone attached to the opponent party is intimidated, cowed.  None of these is happening:   Democrats are weak not because they are intrinsically, but because they've pursued a losing strategy.  Vanity, n...more

  • 1149: Bailing out the airlines is Washington routine. @veroderugy, @Mercatus

    Feb 13 2021

    Image:  Douglas DC-3 American AL with Shirley Temple Veronique de Rugy, @veroderugy, @Mercatus; Mercatus Center, in re: Continuing Washington tale: $1.9 trillion.  Always with lobbyists.  The airline industry: $42 billion to transportation and workers; also, more funding for US airlines and contractors. In the pandemic, people still worried about air travel (despite superb air filtering eqpt).  American is threatening to lay off 30,00 employees – whom they don't need because of reduced passenger...more

  • 1149: Cyber espionage is a given and a constant. @FRoseDC, @GovMattersTV, @ABC7News

    Feb 13 2021

    Image:  German Espionage Activity in Britain, 1914-1918  Francis Rose,@FRoseDC, Host of @GovMattersTV @ ABC7News & WJLA 24/7 News. Washington D.C., in re:   Solar Winds, the huge hack.  Brigadier General: “We need an overall investigation!” Many believe the Russian govt is behind the attack, Senators Warner and Rubio want one person in the Executive Branch to oversee the investigation. Part of any breach of this size: there may be others we don't know about, Russians Chinese, Iranians, North...more

  • 1149: 1/2 The Show Trial, 18571/2 ,1859, 2021. Michael E Vlahos: @JHUWorldCrisis, #newamericancivilwar

    Feb 13 2021

    Image:  "The Judgment of Judges"La Caricature politique, morale,  littéraire et scénique (Group title)Planche HT parue dans La Caricature politique, morale,  littéraire et scénique, volume 9, 23 avril 1835   Michael E Vlahos: @JHUWorldCrisis, #newamericancivilwar; Johns Hopkins; in re: “Tyranny, like Hell, is not easily conquered”—Thomas Paine. Quoted by Mr Raskin. The Democrats believe that they’re saving the country from the Devil. Those who can stage a show trial are orchestrating their legit...more

  • 1148: China in Mars orbit pending a lander. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Feb 13 2021

    Image: An earlier Mars Exploration Rover MER spacecraft—areoshell encapsulating the rover and lander plus cruise stage.  NASA/JPL  Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com; in re:   The audience’s generous donations are enormously appreciated. FarFarOut is the farthest-out object known in our Solar System. About 250 miles across, and 132 AU from the Sun, 12 billion miles.  Its orbit is very eccentric – 175 AU from the Sun at its extreme, then comes in from 27 AUs, which is inside the orbit of Neptun...more

  • 1148: The long failure of SLS. Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com

    Feb 13 2021

    Image:  Expedition 39 Launch Robert Zimmerman, BehindtheBlack.com; in re:   SLS, space launch system (a NASA name), a dcendant if Ares rocket from the Bush adm. A heavy-lift rocket, reuses shuttle engines. Mandated by Congress to do it their way—a used car begun in 2012, intended to have an unmanned mission in 2018. Continuous problems and really embarrassing foul-ups, a static fire test ban needed to be rebuilt.  The Senate really did this, micromanaging NASA.   Congress never said what the mis...more

  • 1148: Why doesn’t Gavin Newsom wear a tie? @JCBliss, #PacificWatch

    Feb 13 2021

    Image: Little boy wearing a bow tie. Jeff Bliss: @JCBliss, #PacificWatch, in re: California Lt Gov: “Gov Newsom does not deserve to be recalled; it would be shameful for any Democrat to sign the recall petition.” We’re close to the 1.5 million needed signatures; aiming at 2 million [to accommodate any unverified signature].  1. Do we recall the governor?  2. Whom do we choose to replace him? (A list will be appended.) We have a few Republicans, including John Cox and Kevin Faulkner.  The length ...more

  • 1148: Reality czar. @DanHenninger, @WSJOpinion

    Feb 13 2021

    Image: Surreal performance Dan Henninger: @DanHenninger, @WSJOpinion; editorial board and Wonder Land column; in re: The New York Times published a an op-ed column calling for a Reality Czar.  They think the 74 million who voted for Donald Trump need a Reality Czar, a sort of reality checker, to correct false thinking.  As though they’re been reading George Orwell’s 1984as a how-to manual.  Thinking that everyone else is wrong and one’s self is correct is a form of insanity. Cynically, this is j...more

  • 1147: SCOTUS, not Newsom, makes it possible to go to church again in CA. @DevinNunes CA-22

    Feb 13 2021

    Photo:  Ste Brigitte's chapel http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowSCOTUS, not Newsom, makes it possible to go to church again in CA. @DevinNunes CA-22https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/california-revise-indoor-church-guidelines-ruling-75730702

  • 1147: Andrew Cuomo and Gavin Newsom have damaged their locked down state economies with questionable pandemic success to show. @DevinNunes

    Feb 13 2021

    Photo: San Quentin State Prison, Building 22, Point San Quentin, San Quentin, Marin County, CA http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAndrew Cuomo and Gavin Newsom have damaged their locked down state economies with questionable pandemic success to show. @DevinNunes

  • 1147: The success of parenting makes for success of small business. @GeneMarks @Guardian

    Feb 13 2021

    Photo: Music to, "My dear old parents' home' http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe success of parenting makes for success of small business. @GeneMarks @Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/jan/31/small-business-entrepreneurs-success-parents

  • 1147: The $15 per hour minimum wage will push small business into needed change. GeneMarks @Guardian @PhillyInquirer

    Feb 13 2021

    Photo: Panama Wage Scale Committee, 10/21/21 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe $15 per hour minimum wage will push small business into needed change. GeneMarks @Guardian @PhillyInquirerhttps://thehill.com/opinion/technology/538163-why-a-15-minimum-wage-is-exactly-what-small-businesses-need?rnd=1612967592 Like working from home, this legislation will force us all to do what we should have been doing in the first place...more

  • 1146: 2/2 American Tempest: How the Boston Tea Party Sparked a Revolution, by Harlow G. Unger

    Feb 13 2021

    Image:  Tea tax, and Humble wish. Sold retail and wholesale by L. Deming, No. 62 Hanover Street, Boston   American Tempest: How the Boston Tea Party Sparked a Revolution, by Harlow G. Unger  On Thursday, December 16, 1773, an estimated seven dozen men, many dressed as Indians, dumped roughly £10,000 worth of tea in Boston Harbor. Whatever their motives at the time, they unleashed a social, political, and economic firestorm that would culminate in the Declaration of Independence two-and-a-half ye...more

  • 1146: 1/2 American Tempest: How the Boston Tea Party Sparked a Revolution, by

    Feb 13 2021

    Image:  Destruction of tea at Boston Harbor  American Tempest: How the Boston Tea Party Sparked a Revolution, by Harlow G. Unger  On Thursday, December 16, 1773, an estimated seven dozen men, many dressed as Indians, dumped roughly £10,000 worth of tea in Boston Harbor. Whatever their motives at the time, they unleashed a social, political, and economic firestorm that would culminate in the Declaration of Independence two-and-a-half years later.The Boston Tea Party provoked a reign of terror in ...more

  • 1145: Eisenhower stops at Buchenwald, April 12, 1945. Host.

    Feb 12 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1995 Dwight D. Eisenhower  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowEisenhower stops at Buchenwald, April 12, 1945. Host.

  • 1144: 4/4 No Man's Land, by Pete Ayrton (editor)

    Feb 12 2021

    Image: The flag of the 43rd battalion of Senegalese soldiers decorated with the fourragère.Mahmadou Fofana de Raymond Escholier est un recueil de onze nouvelles rédigées entre 1917 et 1919, paru d'abord en 1928 puis augmenté en 1934, qui narre les péripéties d'un soldat africain pendant la Première Guerre mondiale sur les différents fronts d'Orient   No Man's Land,by Pete Ayrton(editor) The Great War gave birth to some of the twentieth century's most celebrated writing; from D. H. Lawrence to Si...more

  • 1144: 3/4 No Man's Land, by Pete Ayrton (editor)

    Feb 12 2021

    Image: Stratis Myrivilis's Life in the Tomb Life in the Tomb,a war novel written in journal form by a sergeant in the trenches, has been the single most successful and widely read serious work of fiction in Greece since its publication in serial form in 1923-1924.    No Man's Land,by Pete Ayrton(editor) The Great War gave birth to some of the twentieth century's most celebrated writing; from D. H. Lawrence to Siegfried Sassoon, the literature generated by the war is etched into collective memor...more

  • 1144: 2/4 No Man's Land, by Pete Ayrton (editor)

    Feb 12 2021

    Image:  First World War 1914–1918; War Poets   No Man's Land,by Pete Ayrton(editor) The Great War gave birth to some of the twentieth century's most celebrated writing; from D. H. Lawrence to Siegfried Sassoon, the literature generated by the war is etched into collective memory. But it is in fiction that we find some of the most profound insights into the war's individual and communal tragedies, the horror of life in the trenches, and the grand farce of the first industrial war. Featuring forty...more

  • 1144: 1/4 No Man's Land, by Pete Ayrton (editor)

    Feb 12 2021

    Image:  German trenches on the Aisne  No Man's Land,by Pete Ayrton(editor) The Great War gave birth to some of the twentieth century's most celebrated writing; from D. H. Lawrence to Siegfried Sassoon, the literature generated by the war is etched into collective memory. But it is in fiction that we find some of the most profound insights into the war's individual and communal tragedies, the horror of life in the trenches, and the grand farce of the first industrial war. Featuring forty-seven wr...more

  • 1141: #MLB: If he scores, who gets charged with the runner placed on second base in extra innings? Host

    Feb 12 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1912.Cardinals infielders Arnold Hauser (shortstop) and Miller Huggins (second base) in play at second base  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#MLB: If he scores, who gets charged with the runner placed on second base in extra innings? Hosthttps://www.foxsports.com/midwest/story/mlb-runner-second-base-seven-inning-doubleheaders-2021-020821

  • 1143: 2/2: Getting Caught Trying the Unlikely; & What is to be done? @RHFontaine. @CNASdc,

    Feb 12 2021

    Image:    The field of international relations dates from the time of the Greek historian Thucydides. Richard Fontaine, @RHFontaine; CEO of the Center for a New American Security, @CNASdc, in re:   The Case against Foreign Policy Solutionism.  The 2015 JCPOA:  “We’ll get this nuclear deal, open new possibilities”–and of course nothing good happened.  Russia, the recent Navalny affair; mass arrest of protestors in a hundred cities. Dismissing Russia as a second-tier power did not work. Sergey Lav...more

  • 1143: 1/2: Getting Caught Trying the Unlikely; & What is to be done? @RHFontaine. @CNASdc

    Feb 12 2021

    Image:  The Eccentric March  Richard Fontaine, @RHFontaine; CEO of the Center for a New American Security, @CNASdc, in re: The Case against Foreign Policy Solutionism.  Biden Adm ambitions; and back through half a dozen previous.  “Getting caught trying: the notion that there are hard troubles afoot in the world; may not reach a full solution, but better to get caught trying.”  NOT. Plunging into something unsolvable can make things much worse. Some people advocated solving the Cold War with rol...more

  • 1142: Politics of Middle America 2022 SalenaZito, @DCExaminer @RealClearPolitics

    Feb 12 2021

    Image:  Overlooking the Ohio River Salena Zito, @SalenaZito,@DCExaminer @RealClearPolitics; New York Post, CNN; Middle of Somewhere column; in re:All the prospects in PA. John Fetterman, native of York, PA; 6’8”; Lt-Governor of PA.  Sean Parnell. Bill Johnson. Josh Mandell.    Joe Manchin, WV, chair of the Senate Energy Committee; holds that the Keystone XL Pipeline is essential.  https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/john-fetterman-leaps-into-pennsylvanias-senate-race

  • 1142: America rides to the rescue. SalenaZito, @DCExaminer @RealClearPolitics

    Feb 12 2021

    Image:  Allegory of Charity (Generosity, Bounty) Salena Zito, @SalenaZito,@DCExaminer @RealClearPolitics; New York Post, CNN; Middle of Somewhere column; in re:Woman loses iPhone on a snowy trail while hiking; it grows dark and a great storm is coming. She drives home for four hours, finds it with her iPad. Posts the location on Facebook; a fellow sees this, drives forty minutes, hikes up the snowy trail, finds it.      Teachers union says schools in Pittsburgh will stay closed till there’s no m...more

  • 1142: Top-notch vaccine distribution in Israel. @IsraelNitzan & Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres

    Feb 12 2021

    Image: Palestine disturbances, train derailed in 1936 Israel Nitzan, @IsraelNitzan; and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents, in re: Israel COVID-19. Iran. Israel Nitzan is the acting Consul General of Israel in New York.  https://www.timesofisrael.com/congressman-urges-israel-to-continue-vaccinating-palestinians-laments-disparity/ https://www.algemeiner.com/2021/02/01/dont-fall-for-the-cynical-covid-19-vaccine-propaganda-against-israel/ https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel...more

  • 1142: At the ICC, a non-state is irregularly granted status. Amit Heumann, & Malcolm Hoenlein @conf_of_pres,

    Feb 12 2021

    Image:  Palestine disturbances 1936. Scene of derailment [near Ras el-Ain] The ICC lacks universal territorial jurisdiction, and may investigate and prosecute only crimes committed within member states.  Amit Heumann, and Malcolm Hoenlein, @conf_of_pres, Conference of Presidents,in re: The ICC. The ICC deliberates on inter-State relations; Palestinian are, um, sort of —well, we’ll call it a state. We’ll call it irrelevant. Amit Heumann is the Director of the International Law Department at the O...more

  • 1142: A century ago, railroads pointed us to legal solutions @RichardAEpstein

    Feb 12 2021

    Image: First American locomotive on rails at Castle Point, drawing, Hoboken, c. 1826 Richard Epstein: @RichardAEpstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover Defining Ideas, in re:   Railroads and the automobile industry. Long-haul and short-haul inversions. Sherman Act. Railroads were 85% of the firms on the stock exchange in the 1890s. Theory of conglomerate merger: turns out it doesn't work. Diversification at shareholder, not management, level. Synergies can produce gain; beware of damaging the goose...more

  • 1142: Rethinking corporate-state relations to protect the citizenry. @RichardAEpstein

    Feb 12 2021

    Image:  Sen. John Sherman (R–Ohio), the principal author of the Sherman Antitrust ActThe purpose of the [Sherman] Act is not to protect businesses from the working of the market; it is to protect the public from the failure of the market.  Richard Epstein: @RichardAEpstein, Chicago Law, NYU Law, Hoover Defining Ideas, in re:Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890, and Clayton Act of 1914.   Amy Klobuchar (a past student of Richard’s) of Minnesota: applying Clayton Act to Facebook. “I want to rethink this ...more

  • 1141: #TheScalaReport: How will the $15 per hour minimum wage shape the future of retail? Chris Riegel: @ScalaInc @STRATACACHE

    Feb 12 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1920. Interiør, Gaupen Handelslag, landhandleri, butikk, Ringsaker, 1918-20.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#TheScalaReport: How will the $15 per hour minimum wage shape the future of retail? Chris Riegel: @ScalaInc @STRATACACHEhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/15-minimum-wage-would-cost-1-4-million-workers-jobs-lift-900-000-from-poverty-cbo-study-finds-11612800875?page=1 https...more

  • 1141: An impeachment trial exercise in "Two Minutes Hate" of Emmanuel Goldstein. @COnradMBlack @NRO

    Feb 12 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAn impeachment trial exercise in "Two Minutes Hate" of Emmanuel Goldstein. @COnradMBlack @NROhttps://www.nationalreview.com/2021/02/trial-and-error/

  • 1141: Biden seeks jaw-jaw accommodation with Xi about Hong Kong repression and Uyghur genocide. @SebGorka

    Feb 12 2021

    Photo:   Familiar chat http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBiden seeks jaw-jaw accommodation with Xi about Hong Kong repression and Uyghur genocide. @SebGorkahttps://www.nationalreview.com/news/biden-raised-chinas-coercive-and-unfair-economic-practices-on-first-call-with-xi-white-house-says/

  • 1141: What does impeachment manager Raskin mean by "our victory"? @SebGorka #AmericaFirst

    Feb 12 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1868.This engraving details the April 1868 removal trial in the Senate following the impeachment. Johnson was acquitted of the charges against him by one vote and remained in office as president until the end of his term in March of 1869. Benjamin Butler, Johnson's fiercest opponent, can be seen at the far table in the center just to the right of the curving desk on the speaking dias. Butler opened the trial for the prosecution with a three hour speech...more

  • 1142: Anti-science is weaponized against Dr Scott Atlas at Stanford. @VDHanson; @HooverInst

    Feb 12 2021

    Image:  Jean-Jacques Rousseau, in his Discourse on the Arts and Sciences (1750), claimed that science can lead to immorality. Galileo's championing of heliocentrism and Copernicanism met with opposition from within the Catholic Church and from some astronomers. The matter was investigated by the Roman Inquisition in 1615, which concluded that heliocentrism was "foolish and absurd in philosophy, and formally heretical since it explicitly contradicts in many places the sense of Holy Scripture"   H...more

  • 1142: The Israeli vaccine success and the Palestinian vaccine falsehoods. Israel Nitzan is the acting Consul General of Israel in New York.@IsraelNitzan Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Feb 12 2021

    Photo: Jenner's 1802 testimonial to the efficacy of vaccination, signed by 112 members of the Physical Society, London http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Israeli vaccine success and the Palestinian vaccine falsehoods. Israel Nitzan is the acting Consul General of Israel in New York.@IsraelNitzan Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres Related Articles https://www.timesofisrael.com/congressman-urges-israel-to-continue-vaccinati...more

  • 1142: The American bifurcation much relieves China. @VDHanson; @HooverInst

    Feb 12 2021

    Image:  A House Divided.  1960 SCENES FROM AMERICAN HISTORY, NO. 5 - A HOUSE DIVIDED, 1960.  DRAMATIC FOOTAGE SUPPLIED BY THE AMERICAN MOTION PICTURE INDUSTRY ILLUSTRATE[s] SOME OF THE CONCEPTS OF FREEDOM ON WHICH THE COUNTRY WAS FOUNDED. A BRIEF SUMMARY OF GEOGRAPHICAL EXPANSION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH OF THE NATION, AND AN EXPLANATION OF THE DIVISIVE FORCES WHICH SPLIT THE NORTH AND SOUTH, EVENTUATING IN THE CIVIL WAR. Victor Davis Hanson: @VDHanson; @HooverInst, Hoover Institution, and The Case f...more

  • 1141: The International Criminal Court blames Israel not Hamas for the 2014 crimes.Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Feb 12 2021

    Photo:   The Izz al-din Brigades are the military wing of Hamas. Here:  Izz ad-Din al-Qassam http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe International Criminal Court blames Israel not Hamas for the 2014 war crimes. Amit Heumann, Foreign Ministry State of Israel. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_presAmit Heumann is the Director of the International Law Department at the Office of the Legal Advisor, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs. ...more

  • 1141: How the Israelis targeted killed Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Feb 12 2021

    Photo:  Science in Iran:  Alluvial Fan in Southern Iran. Image from NASA's Terra satellite http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowHow the Israelis targeted killed Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_preshttps://www.thejc.com/news/world/world-exclusive-truth-behind-killing-of-iran-nuclear-scientist-mohsen-fakhrizadeh-revealed-1.511653

  • 1141: How Ike Led: The Principles Behind Eisenhower's Biggest Decisions Kindle Edition. by Susan Eisenhower Kindle Edition @eisenhowergroup

    Feb 12 2021

    Photo:   President Dwight D. Eisenhower Delivers His State of the Union Message before a Joint Session of Congress Assembled in the Chamber of the House of Representatives at the Capitol in Washington, DC http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow How Ike Led: The Principles Behind Eisenhower's Biggest Decisions Kindle Edition. by Susan Eisenhower  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition @eisenhowergroup Susan Eisenhower is President a...more

  • 1137: Moonbase Race, 2021. Host

    Feb 11 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1969. Apollo 11 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowMoonbase Race, 2021. Hosthttps://www.newsweek.com/russia-china-want-build-base-moon-together-1149249

  • 1133: The juiced baseball of 2019 to be "slightly" deadened in 2021. Host.

    Feb 11 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Base ball ditties  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe juiced baseball of 2019 to be "slightly" deadened in 2021.  Host.https://www.si.com/mlb/2021/02/09/baseball-changes-dead-ball-era

  • 1140: Trump trade deal with the PRC falls short. @AlanTonelson, @USBIC1, @GordonGChang

    Feb 11 2021

    Image:  Guangzhou's harbor in 1850 Alan Tonelson, @AlanTonelson, @USBIC1, U.S. Business and Industry Council Educational Foundation;  independent economic policy analyst who blogs at RealityChek and tweets at @AlanTonelson, and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:  Trump Trade Deal with the PRC falls short.     . .  . China is not a market-driven economy: could easily have decided to make the agreed purchases.  They knew the virus was coming. By Jan 15,  . . .  Let’s acknowledge that...more

  • 1139: Tibet is the model for the Uyghur concentration camps. @bhuchungtsering, @GordonGChang

    Feb 11 2021

    Image:  The trench in front of the concentration camp at Kharkov. Along the cement pathway which crosses the photograph there appeared one day three representatives of the labor union at Kharkof. The unionists had voted to plead with the "extraordinary council" of the commune for less drastic measures in overcoming the sentiment against Bolshevism. The three delegates came unarmed and with the most peaceful intention. Without warning the guards of the concentration camp shot them as they crossed...more

  • 1138: Trump Trade Deal with the PRC falls short & What is to be done?. Alan Tonelson, independent economic policy analyst who blogs at RealityChek and tweets at @AlanTonelson,

    Feb 11 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1942. Production. Marine boilers. End plugs are fitted in headers for marine boilers as a large Midwest manufacturer turns over all plant facilities to the production of Navy requirements  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump Trade Deal with the PRC falls short & What is to be done?. Alan Tonelson, independent economic policy analyst who blogs at RealityChek and tweets ...more

  • 1136: Gathering storm to boycott or move the Beijing Winter Olympics. @nuryturkel, @GordonGChang,

    Feb 11 2021

    Image:  The 1936 Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany Nury Turkel, @nuryturkel, co-founder of the Uyghur Human Rights Project and a commissioner of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:    Gathering storm to boycott or move the Beijing Winter Olympics. The genocide of the Uyghur people in Xinjiang. Our govt trades with a country actively committing genocide. The intl community needs to take account of this. Our civili...more

  • 1136: The hole in the Democratic charge: POTUS is not a king to command any citizen in any fashion. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Feb 11 2021

    Image: Medallion of an actual king  Albrecht II of Germany. Andrew C McCarthy, @AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion; and Thaddeus McCotter, @ThadMcCotter, American Greatness, in re:The hole in the Democratic charge: POTUS is not a king to command any citizen in any fashion.  They called Trump the commander-in-chief of America.  He was commander-in-chief of the military, not of the country or population. He’s not king. They have no proof that Trump intended violence; was trying to stoke political ...more

  • 1136: Impeachment opens with Democratic-edited video. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Feb 11 2021

    Image: The lure of editing film or video.  Here: Motion picture film crew Andrew C McCarthy, @AndrewCMcCarthy, Ball of Collusion; and Thaddeus McCotter, @ThadMcCotter, @theamgreatness, American Greatness, in re: Impeachment opens with Democratic-edited video. Mr Raskin opens the trial with a video. No chance of convicting Trump (can't get 17 GOP votes), so this is done to achieve political objectives, communicate that Trump supporters are neo-Nazi white supremacist villains.  They want to divide...more

  • 1135: Launching the new outside-grown cannabis farming of temperate British Columbia. Joel Dumaresq, CEO ChristinaLakeCannabis.com

    Feb 11 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1935.Flume crossing trestle. Tumberton, British Columbia  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowLaunching the new outside-grown cannabis farming of temperate British Columbia. Joel Dumaresq, CEO and Director Christina Lakes Cannabishttps://christinalakecannabis.comUS: CLCFFCanada: CLF"Christina Lake Cannabis Corp. is a licensed producer of cannabis under the Cannabis Act. It has se...more

  • 1133: OSIRIS-Rex visits Bennu for the last goodbye. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Feb 11 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1996. This view of the asteroid 243 Ida is a mosaic of five image frames acquired by NASA's Galileo spacecraft solid-state imaging system at ranges of 3,057 to 3,821 kilometers 1,900 to 2,375 miles on August 28, 1993.  http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA00135NASA/JPL http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowOSIRIS-Rex visits Bennu for the last goodbye. Bob Zimmerman Behindthe...more

  • 1133: Musk's SpaceX Starlink readying for IPO. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Feb 11 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1965 Musk's Activities at Green Mountain Tracking Station, Alabama, during lift-off of the Saturn I, SA-9 mission, showing the overall view of instrument panels used in tracking the Pegasus, meteoroid-detection satellite. The satellite was used to obtain data on frequency and penetration of the potentially hazardous micrometeoroids in low Earth orbits and to relay the information back to Earth. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorSh...more

  • 1133: Why do the narrow majority Democrats press extreme partisan outcomes? WJMcGurn @WSJOpinion

    Feb 11 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1921 Alice Robertson, 12/8/21  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhy do the narrow majority Democrats press extreme partisan outcomes? WJMcGurn @WSJOpinionhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/how-to-keep-america-polarized-11612826788.

  • 1134: Who believes the WHO in Wuhan? @WeTheBrandon

    Feb 11 2021

    Image: Wuhan Institute of Virology, screen grab Brandon Weichert, @WeTheBrandon, author, Winning Space, How America Remains a Superpower;andGordon Chang, @GordonGChang,Daily Beast, in re:  Who believes the WHO in Wuhan? We don’t yet know the origin, so it's inappropriate for anyone in the WHO to say if it did or did not originate in a wet market or lab.   So far, after all this time, there’s still been no honest investigation into the Wuhan lab—after over a year.  Mike Pompeo: “We pulled out to ...more

  • 1133: State of the City, the State, the Union: Will POTUS Biden reverse the cancellation of the critical Keystone XL pipeline? John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCats

    Feb 11 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1942.Andrews County, Texas. Bringing pipelines to new oil line  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow State of the City, the State, the Union: Will POTUS Biden reverse the cancellation of the critical Keystone XL pipeline? John Catsimatidis @JCats2013 @CatsRoundtable @JohnCatshttps://www.wsj.com/articles/the-costs-of-killing-keystone-xl-11612915089

  • 1134: Zuckerberg/Facebook/Groups fail. @WillRinehart

    Feb 11 2021

    Image:  Facebook's Oculus VR headset[106]  Will Rinehart, @WillRinehart, Utah State University Center for Growth and Opportunity, in re:  Zuckerberg/Facebook/Groups fail.The events in Washington; starting in 2016, FB was blamed for false information on Donald Trump. Axios: it's hesitating in growth; not growing commensurately with its earnings forecast. Why?  A serious trust problem: people don't trust FB or twitter.  FB pitches, Zuckerberg in front of a big screen; Groups:  allow people to conn...more

  • 1134: The Magic Kingdom for the troubled Golden State. Bill Whalen: @Hooverwhalen, @HooverInst

    Feb 11 2021

    Image:  The USS Cyane taking San Diego 1846. Bill Whalen: @Hooverwhalen, @HooverInst,Area 45 blog, in re:  The Magic Kingdom for the troubled Golden State. Gov Gavin Newsom is under pressure because of the recall petition.   April 29 will be 100 days of the Biden presidency: Biden promised to have schools reopened by then, but teachers aren’t in a hurry, They all want to be inoculated first, also, “only so long as the school is covid-free.”  Mayor Bree said schools won’t be open this year. Newso...more

  • 1132: 8/8 Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, by T. J. Stiles

    Feb 11 2021

    Image:  Mark Twain, others in background  Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America,by T. J. Stiles   The key to understanding Custer, Stiles writes, is keeping in mind that he lived on a frontier in time. In the Civil War, the West, and many areas overlooked in previous biographies, Custer helped to create modern America, but he could never adapt to it. He freed countless slaves yet rejected new civil rights laws. He proved his heroism but missed the dark reality of war for so ma...more

  • 1132: 7/8 Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, by T. J. Stiles

    Feb 11 2021

    Image:  Wall Street in 1883  Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America,by T. J. Stiles   The key to understanding Custer, Stiles writes, is keeping in mind that he lived on a frontier in time. In the Civil War, the West, and many areas overlooked in previous biographies, Custer helped to create modern America, but he could never adapt to it. He freed countless slaves yet rejected new civil rights laws. He proved his heroism but missed the dark reality of war for so many others. A ...more

  • 1132: 6/8 Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, by T. J. Stiles

    Feb 11 2021

    Image:  Brigadier-General George A. Custer   Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America,by T. J. Stiles   The key to understanding Custer, Stiles writes, is keeping in mind that he lived on a frontier in time. In the Civil War, the West, and many areas overlooked in previous biographies, Custer helped to create modern America, but he could never adapt to it. He freed countless slaves yet rejected new civil rights laws. He proved his heroism but missed the dark reality of war for so...more

  • 1132: 5/8 Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, by T. J. Stiles

    Feb 11 2021

    Image:  Makah Indians from Nee-oh Bay; resting on the beach at Port Townsend while en route for the hop fields up Pudget-Sound, ca. 1890.  Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America,by T. J. Stiles   The key to understanding Custer, Stiles writes, is keeping in mind that he lived on a frontier in time. In the Civil War, the West, and many areas overlooked in previous biographies, Custer helped to create modern America, but he could never adapt to it. He freed countless slaves yet r...more

  • 1132: 4/8 Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, by T. J. Stiles

    Feb 11 2021

    Image: Slave elder. Arkansas  Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America,by T. J. Stiles   The key to understanding Custer, Stiles writes, is keeping in mind that he lived on a frontier in time. In the Civil War, the West, and many areas overlooked in previous biographies, Custer helped to create modern America, but he could never adapt to it. He freed countless slaves yet rejected new civil rights laws. He proved his heroism but missed the dark reality of war for so many others. A...more

  • 1132: 3/8 Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, by T. J. Stiles

    Feb 11 2021

    Image:  American frontier: Calamity Jane    Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America,by T. J. Stiles   The key to understanding Custer, Stiles writes, is keeping in mind that he lived on a frontier in time. In the Civil War, the West, and many areas overlooked in previous biographies, Custer helped to create modern America, but he could never adapt to it. He freed countless slaves yet rejected new civil rights laws. He proved his heroism but missed the dark reality of war for so ...more

  • 1131: 2/8 Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, by T. J. Stiles

    Feb 11 2021

    Image: George and Libbie Custer Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America,by T. J. Stiles   The key to understanding Custer, Stiles writes, is keeping in mind that he lived on a frontier in time. In the Civil War, the West, and many areas overlooked in previous biographies, Custer helped to create modern America, but he could never adapt to it. He freed countless slaves yet rejected new civil rights laws. He proved his heroism but missed the dark reality of war for so many others...more

  • 1131: 1/8 Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, by T. J. Stiles

    Feb 11 2021

    Image:  Gen. George Custer, U.S.A.  Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America,by T. J. Stiles   The key to understanding Custer, Stiles writes, is keeping in mind that he lived on a frontier in time. In the Civil War, the West, and many areas overlooked in previous biographies, Custer helped to create modern America, but he could never adapt to it. He freed countless slaves yet rejected new civil rights laws. He proved his heroism but missed the dark reality of war for so many oth...more

  • 1130: Biden policy at the border, with Central America watching. @jmhumire, @securefreesoc, @MariaFdaCabal

    Feb 10 2021

    Image: After a lift of five miles by a passing motorist, the family of homeless, walking people are left at the edge of the next town  New World Report.Joseph Humire @jmhumire, @securefreesoc, and Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @MariaFdaCabal, in re: Biden’s decision to end the previous agreements: will the caravans start again?  Certainly.   We eed to be very careful about rushing through border-policy changing.  SIA: special interest aliens—migrants form Asia, Africa ,Middle East, countries havi...more

  • 1128: It's agreed, Spring Training starts February 17! Host.

    Feb 10 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1927. Title devised by Library staff.Date based on date of negatives in same range.Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955.General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hecTemp. note: Batch seven. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowIt's agreed, Spring Training starts February 17! Host.https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/mlb/am...more

  • 1128: Central Park Climate Mitigation. Host

    Feb 10 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1954. [View from 146 Central Park West apartment, 9D, New York City]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe promise of New York Central Park Climate Mitigation. Hosthttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10584-010-9965-8

  • 1130: Ecuador, Peru and Chile: democracy wobbles. @jmhumire, @securefreesoc, @MariaFdaCabal

    Feb 10 2021

    Image:  The young cascarillero, and Colonel Thorndike's adventures; a story of bark hunters in the Ecuadorian forests, and the experiences of a globe trotter,  New World Report.Joseph Humire @jmhumire, @securefreesoc, and Senator Maria Fernanda Cabal @MariaFdaCabal, in re: An outbreak of democratic voting across South America. Begin with Ecuador.  The economist Andres Araos, socialist candidate, leading at the polls.  Also an indigenous candidate; and a perennial candidate. . . .  In Ecuador, Ir...more

  • 1129: The Democrats unite over Trump-bashing. @Liz Peek

    Feb 10 2021

    Image:  The four freedoms. No government censor passes on what may appear in these publications. Crowded newstands such as these, with journals representing every political party and every social theory are possible only in a democracy, where there is freedom of speech and of the press Elizabeth Peek, TheHill and Fox News; in re:   The impeachment trial:  sentence then verdict of what use?  The country is ready to move on.  People are so alarmed by the censoring and cancelling of voices that the...more

  • 1129: Fossil fuel bull market; & What is to be done? @LizPeek

    Feb 10 2021

    Image:  Technology from The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain. By the author of the Treatise on manufactures in metal in Lirdner's Cabinet Cyclopædia [J Holland] Elizabeth Peek, @LizPeek, Fox News and TheHill; in re:  Oil is near $60; false trap, or are we coming out of the troubles? Covid and hospitalizations are diminishing, most people will have been vaccinated by July; a turnaround. Economy largely shut down, but may recover by September....more

  • 1127: Is Joe Biden the end of the Special Relationship? Gregory R Copley: Defense and Foreign Affairs; The New Total War of the Twenty-first Century and the Trigger of the Fear Pandemic.

    Feb 10 2021

    Image: Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain inspects an Honor Guard during her visit to the Marine Corps Recruit Depot The original threat by Obama, that if GB went ahead with Brexit  the US wouldn’t consider it as a major trading ally—envy among EU states.  Trump reestablished the “special relationship, which Biden is undoing.  BoJo is undermining independence of Scotland, demands free travel between Ireland and England.  In the last week, UK has added to its defense revitalization with 20 billi...more

  • 1127: 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 Kindle Edition. by Zac Unger (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 10 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Polar bear  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 Kindle Edition. by Zac Unger  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Never-Look-Polar-Bear-Mini-Marshmallows-ebook/dp/B00AXS6B4SWelcome to Churchill, Manitoba. Year-round human pop...more

  • 1127: 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 Kindle Edition. by Zac Unger (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 10 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1803. Polar Bear (Bechstein, 1803)  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 Kindle Edition. by Zac Unger  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Never-Look-Polar-Bear-Mini-Marshmallows-ebook/dp/B00AXS6B4SWelcome to Churchill, Manito...more

  • 1127: As the US, the EU and China slip from grace. Gregory R Copley: Defense and Foreign Affairs; The New Total War of the Twenty-first Century and the Trigger of the Fear Pandemic.

    Feb 10 2021

    Image: Desiccation in China:  camel pulling cart, Gobi Desert Gregory R Copley: Defense and Foreign Affairs; Gregory R Copley, The New  Total War of the Twenty-first Century and the Trigger of the Fear Pandemic, in re:  The US has continued its slide from grace: in a helter-skelter fashion. Is seen as being of questionable resolve and ability to address its internal preoccupation, one year out of four it ignores the world; the only great power in history spending a quarter of its time ignoring t...more

  • 1127: Êtes-vous Draghiste? SuperMario rides to the rescue of tragic Italy. @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

    Feb 10 2021

    Image:  Italy Joseph Sternberg:  @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion; Political Economics column; WSJ editorial board;  in re: Italy, reorganizing with a surprising hero.Guseppi Conte didn’t put together a coalition; return, Mario Draghi,, former EU central banker.  “SuperMario” saved the euro from the jaws of debt crises.  Rome has been wracked by conflicts.  Draghi has assembled disparate small parties, may be a bridge till the next election. Who’ll spend the money? The groups don’t trust each other...more

  • 1127: Travellers: gaol for failure to quarantine; London calmer with the vaccine @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion

    Feb 10 2021

    Image: Joseph Sternberg:  @josephsternberg, @WSJOpinion; Political Economics column; WSJ editorial board;  in re: London Times, Daily Telegraph, Financial Times, all have forborne to have an alarmist  headline for some days, although the intl variants of the virus are moving around the world.  Still have many patents ill in hospital.   The danger that the [policy goal posts might start shifting. purpose of lockdown was to reduce number of patients overwhelming hospitals; and not clear that the v...more

  • 1126: Washington fails to lead the vaccine recovery of the global population. @JoshRogin @WashiungtonPost

    Feb 10 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1905 NATIONAL VACCINE & ANTITOXIN INST.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWashington fails to lead the vaccine recovery of the global population. @JoshRogin @WashiungtonPosthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/the-united-states-is-still-failing-to-lead-the-coronavirus-battle-abroad/2021/02/04/b4a616ae-6727-11eb-886d-5264d4ceb46d_story.html

  • 1126: The Clubhouse App defeats evades the Great Chinese Firewall for weeks. @JoshRogin @WashingtonPost

    Feb 10 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1908. Chinese Wall, Pekin--China - the Great Wall, Peking - Rebels have passed another part of the wall and are marching on Peking  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Clubhouse App defeats evades the  Great Chinese Firewall for weeks.  @JoshRogin @WashingtonPosthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/02/09/clubhouse-briefly-gave-chinese-citizens-free-speech-now-make-tha...more

  • 1126: Bright Water and Climate Mitigation: 2of2: Russell Seitz. Senior Research Fellow, The Climate Institute

    Feb 10 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1900. Central Park, New York, boat pond and Temple Beth-El  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBright Water and Climate Mitigation: 2of2: Russell Seitz. Senior Research Fellow,  The Climate Institute    https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Russell_Seitzhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10584-010-9965-8

  • 1126: Bright Water and Climate Mitigation: 1of2: Russell Seitz. Senior Research Fellow, The Climate Institute

    Feb 10 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1862. Central Park, Winter: The skating pond  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowBright Water and Climate Mitigation: 1of2: Russell Seitz. Senior Research Fellow, The Climate Institute    https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Russell_Seitzhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10584-010-9965-8

  • 1125: 2/2 The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, DIYers, and Inventors Who Make America Great, by Alec Foege

    Feb 10 2021

    Image: Tesla demonstrating wireless lighting by "electrostatic induction" during an 1891 lecture at Columbia College via two long Geissler tubes (similar to neon tubes) in his hands  The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, DIYers, and Inventors Who Make America Great,  by Alec Foege   From its earliest years, the United States was a nation of tinkerers: men and women who looked at the world around them and were able to create something genuinely new from what they saw. Guided by their innate curiosity, a d...more

  • 1125: 1/2 The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, DIYers, and Inventors Who Make America Great, by Alec Foege

    Feb 10 2021

    Image:  Thomas Edison with phonograph. Edison was one of the most prolific inventors in history, holding 1,093 U.S. patents in his name.  The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, DIYers, and Inventors Who Make America Great,  by Alec Foege   From its earliest years, the United States was a nation of tinkerers: men and women who looked at the world around them and were able to create something genuinely new from what they saw. Guided by their innate curiosity, a desire to know how things work, and a belief t...more

  • 1124: 2/2 Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969, by David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower, with Arthur Morey as narrator. Tantor Audio is publisher.

    Feb 10 2021

    Image:    Meeting with President Eisenhower. President Kennedy, President Eisenhower, military aides. Camp David, MD  Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969,by David Eisenhowerand Julie Nixon Eisenhower, with Arthur Moreyas narrator. Tantor Audio is publisher. After President Dwight D. Eisenhower left office in 1961, he retired to a farm in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Living next door was his teenage grandson, David; they would be neighbors for the rest of the d...more

  • 1124: 1/2 Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969, by David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower, with Arthur Morey as narrator. Tantor Audio is publisher.

    Feb 10 2021

    Image:  Perspective view of the main house of the Eisenhower Farm, Emmitsburg Road (U.S. Route 15), Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania   Going Home to Glory: A Memoir of Life with Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1961-1969,by David Eisenhowerand Julie Nixon Eisenhower, with Arthur Moreyas narrator. Tantor Audio is publisher. After President Dwight D. Eisenhower left office in 1961, he retired to a farm in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Living next door was his teenage grandson, David; they would be neighbor...more

  • 1121: #ClassicScience: 2of2: Worldwide butterfly distress continues.. Jeremy Thomas @ScienceMagazine.2016.

    Feb 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Vier vlinders  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicScience: 2of2: Worldwide butterfly distress continues.. Jeremy Thomas @ScienceMagazine.2016.http://science.sciencemag.org/content/353/6296/216.full Butterflies are better documented and monitored worldwide than any other nonpest taxon of insects (1). In the United Kingdom alone, volunteer recorders have sampled more than ...more

  • 1121: #ClassicScience: 1of2: Worldwide butterfly distress continues.. Jeremy Thomas @ScienceMagazine.2016.

    Feb 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicScience: 1of2: Worldwide butterfly distress continues.. Jeremy Thomas @ScienceMagazine.2016.http://science.sciencemag.org/content/353/6296/216.full Butterflies are better documented and monitored worldwide than any other nonpest taxon of insects (1). In the United Kingdom alone, volunteer recorders have sampled more than 750,000 km of ...more

  • 1123: The Biden Doctrine; & What is to be done? @JedBabbin @WashingtonTimes

    Feb 09 2021

    Image:  NATO Headquarters and NATO Council, earlier building. Jed Babbin: @JedBabbin @WashingtonTimes , American Spectator, in re: The Biden Doctrine; & What is to be done?   Will France and Germany be able to carry their own weight—not pay the requite percentage to their own defense? Yes, Biden will allow NATO to have its last gasp, and let the deadbeats revert to [pocket-picking].  NATO nations believe that the US will shoulder their defense costs, Navalny’s poisoning: unless we impose san...more

  • 1123: Why no John Roberts at the impeachment trial? John Yoo, @BerkeleyLaw; @HooverInst ,

    Feb 09 2021

    Image:  Demonstrators hold signs reading "Stop the impeachment" and "Stop the bombing" at an outdoor rally sponsored by the Rainbow PUSH Coalition protesting the impeachment of President Bill Clinton John Yoo, @BerkeleyLaw; @HooverInst, AEI; in re:  Why no John Roberts at the impeachment trial?   Severe doubts on the part of the Chief Justice as to the Constitutionality of the impeachment/trial. Funders knew that to try a president would raise so many conflicts of interest, so brought in an impa...more

  • 1122: What is the best impeachment trial outcome for the Democrats? for the Republicans? @DavidMDrucker, @johnfund

    Feb 09 2021

    Image:  Daily Press and times. Extra. Saturday May 16, 1868. Impeachment. The vote on the 11th articles. The President found not guilty. John Fund, NRO, & David M Drucker, Washington Examiner, in re: Expect Impeachment2 will be shorter than Impeachment1.    

  • 1122: At last, Reagan the Movie starring Dennis Quaid @DavidMDrucker, @johnfund,

    Feb 09 2021

    Image:  1981 Inauguration Ball: President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan David M Drucker, @DavidMDrucker, Washington Examiner, & John Fund, @johnfund,NRO, in re: Huckabee Sanders Sarah will run for governorship of Arkansas as an ally of President Trump.  Ronald Reagan, the Movie,stars Dennis Quaid.   . . Simon & Shuster publishing a biography of Hunter Biden.  

  • 1122: Biden calls Kim a thug; may be harbinger of a wholesome policy. @GregScarlatoiu, @committeehrnk;

    Feb 09 2021

    Image:  Gulf of Aden (Dec. 09, 2002) Containers found to have scud missile parts in the cargo hold aboard the North Korean vessel, So San, discovered  after being boarded by Spanish Special Forces.  So San attempted to evade capture, forcing the Spanish Santa Maria-class Frigate Navarra (F-85) to fire warning shots across its bow.  Special Forces troops then conducted a hostile boarding by helicopter and small boat.  The boarding team later found 15 disassembled Scud missiles concealed by bags o...more

  • 1122: New START treaty advantageous to Russia, China, Pakistan, North Korea, etc. @hobeyoco, @HuessyPeter,

    Feb 09 2021

    Image:  Grand Forks Air Force Base Painted Murals, Missile Alert Facility Mike-Zero, Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, ND Peter Huessy: @MitchellStudies , @hobeyoco, @HuessyPeter, director of Strategic Deterrent Studies of the Mitchell Institute of the Air Force Association; and Gordon Chang, @GordonGChang, Daily Beast, in re:  New START treaty: 700 bombers that US and Russia may have; 1550 warheads. Plus only warheads 60 on bombers, being 2400 for Moscow.  For all these years we’ve been treading...more

  • 1122: US again underestimates al Qaeda, while Batarfi may be in Saudi. @thomasjoscelyn, @FDD; @billroggio, @Long War Journal @FDD

    Feb 09 2021

    Image:  Arab fighterTom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and @FDD; and Bill Roggio,  @billroggio,  @Long War Journal and @FDD;  podcast: Generation Jihad,  @LongWarJournal; in re:For years we’ve documented al Qaeda in Afghanistan, while US administrations have [seriously] underestimating it, pretending that it was at death’s door for years. Twenty years after the US [invasion], al Q is still very much there, and closely allied with Taliban.    For the US to extricate itself, al Q can’...more

  • 1121: Afghanistan: yes, al Qaeda and Taliban are still allies. @thomasjoscelyn, @FDD; @billroggio, @Long War Journal @FDD @LongWarJournal

    Feb 09 2021

    Image:  1950s Afghanistan - Mothers and children at a city playground Tom Joscelyn, @thomasjoscelyn, Long War Journal and @FDD; and Bill Roggio,  @billroggio,  @Long War Journal and @FDD;  podcast: Generation Jihad,  @LongWarJournal; in re:Feb 29, 2020, Trump Adm intended to exit Afghanistan in some fashion,  However, violence increased. Trump Adm pretended that Taliban were living up to the deal; Biden Adm is re-evaluating.  The “peace talks” are a withdrawal deal. Pentagon is suddenly acknowle...more

  • 1120: RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act) and the January 6 rioters. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Feb 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1909. Inauguration of William H. Taft on the Capitol's East Front in March 1909. ..-----.This official Architect of the Capitol photograph is being made available for educational, scholarly, news or personal purposes (not advertising or any other commercial use). When any of these images is used the photographic credit line should read “Architect of the Capitol.” These images may not be used in any way that would imply endorsement by the Architect of t...more

  • 1120: The Senate impeachment trial is not a court of law trial. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Feb 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1788. A view of the tryal of Warren Hastings Esqr. before the Court of Peers in Westminster Hall on an impeachment delivered at the Bar of the House of Lords by the Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled February 13, 1788 / drawn by E. Dayes ; engraved by R. Pollard, aqt. by F. Jukes.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Senate impeachment trial is not a court of la...more

  • 1120: "Indiana" Hoenlein and the lost 6,600 year old olive pits in the sea off Haifa that point to consumption for food and oil. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Feb 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1898 Haifa & environs. Haifa panorama, section I. (View from Mt. Carmel)  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow"Indiana" Hoenlein and the lost 6,600 year old olive pits in the sea off Haifa that point to consumption for food and oil. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.timesofisrael.com/evidence-of-olive-consumption-6600-years-ago-found-off-...more

  • 1120: The International Criminal Court aims to make trouble for Israel at the direction of Palestinian war-criminals Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness

    Feb 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Mauritshuis te Den Haag  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe International Criminal Court aims to make trouble for Israel at the direction of Palestinian war-criminals Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatnesshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel-idUSKBN2A52CW

  • 1120: Rebuilding the baseball so that it stays in the ball park, 2021. Host.

    Feb 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1897. Baseball  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowRebuilding the baseball so that it stays in the ball park, 2021. Host.https://www.prosportsdaily.com/articles/mlb-reportedly-making-changes-to-baseballs-to-control-home-run-rate-675203.html

  • 1120: Mournful, resolute Italy aims to start again with Central Banker Mario Draghi Prime Minister. Lorenzo Fiori Ansaldo Foundation

    Feb 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1900. Roma Panteon  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowMournful, resolute Italy aims to start again with Central Banker Mario Draghi Prime Minister. Lorenzo Fiori Ansaldo Foundationhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-politics-5star/italys-5-star-to-hold-online-vote-on-whether-to-back-draghi-idUSKBN2A829R

  • 1120: What we didn't know then about the Adam Schiff led impeachment of Donald Trump, 2019-2020. Mark Hemingway @Heminator

    Feb 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1920.Department of Justice. Flags on 10th St. side of Department of Justice  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhat we didn't know then about the Adam Schiff led impeachment of Donald Trump, 2019-2020. Mark Hemingway @Heminatorhttps://www.realclearinvestigations.com/articles/2021/02/04/hiding_biden_how_democrats_crafted_the_first_impeachment_helping_defeat_trump_with_media_help...more

  • 1120: 2/2: Biden cannot rejoin the Climate Treaty with an Executive Order. @RichardAEpstein

    Feb 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1957. [Paris Mosque]  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow2/2: Biden cannot rejoin the Climate Treaty with an Executive Order. @RichardAEpstein https://www.hoover.org/research/bidens-unlawful-re-entry-climate-accord

  • 1120: 1/2: Biden cannot rejoin the Climate Treaty with an Executive Order. @RichardAEpstein

    Feb 09 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1892..Fruit-Shop, Paris (Greengrocer's Shop, Paris)  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow1/2: Biden cannot rejoin the Climate Treaty with an Executive Order. @RichardAEpstein https://www.hoover.org/research/bidens-unlawful-re-entry-climate-accord

  • 1119: 4/4 Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe, by George Dyson

    Feb 09 2021

    Image:  A portion of Babbage's Difference Engine   Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe,by George Dyson “It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,” twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, who built one of the first computers to realize Alan Turing’s ...more

  • 1119: 3/4 Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe, by George Dyson

    Feb 09 2021

    Image:  IBM punched-card accounting machines, 1936  Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe,by George Dyson “It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,” twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, who built one of the first computers to realize Alan Turing’s...more

  • 1119: 2/4 Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe, by George Dyson

    Feb 09 2021

    Image:   At the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton; left to right: Albert Einstein, Abraham Flexner, John R. Hardin, and Herbert Maass at the IAS on May 22, 1939  Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe,by George Dyson “It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,” twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at th...more

  • 1119: 1/4 Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe, by George Dyson

    Feb 09 2021

    Image:   Passport photo of Alan Turing at age 16  Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe,by George Dyson “It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,” twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, who built one of the first computers to realize Alan Turing’s v...more

  • 1118: 2/2: #ClassicRichardEpstein: The known perils of Blue States & What is to be done? @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst 2016

    Feb 08 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1917.State Fair Grounds, Springfield, Ill  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow2/2: #ClassicRichardEpstein: The known perils of Blue States & What is to be done? @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst 2016http://www.hoover.org/research/blue-state-model-has-failed"You simply have to look at blue states like Massachusetts, Vermont, California, Connecticut, Illinois, and New York to see t...more

  • 1118: 1/2: #ClassicRichardEpstein: The known perils of Blue States & What is to be done? @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst 2016

    Feb 08 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1917. The Capitol, Springfield, Ill  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow1/2: #ClassicRichardEpstein: The known perils of Blue States & What is to be done? @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst 2016http://www.hoover.org/research/blue-state-model-has-failed"You simply have to look at blue states like Massachusetts, Vermont, California, Connecticut, Illinois, and New York to see the har...more

  • 1117: Intrepid Sailors: 4of4: The Legacy of Preble's Boys and the Tripoli Campaign Kindle Edition. by Chipp Reid (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 08 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1898.Tripoli from castle.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Intrepid Sailors: 4of4: The Legacy of Preble's Boys and the Tripoli Campaign Kindle Edition. by Chipp Reid  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Intrepid-Sailors-Prebles-Tripoli-Campaign-ebook/dp/B00AHEZR5W/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=prebles+boys&qid=1612746960&s=digital-text&sr=1...more

  • 1117: Intrepid Sailors: 3of4: The Legacy of Preble's Boys and the Tripoli Campaign Kindle Edition. by Chipp Reid (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 08 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1911. Photograph shows Italian soldiers with horses in Tripoli, Libya during the Turco-Italian War (Italo-Turkish War) which took place between September 1911 and October 1912. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Intrepid Sailors: 3of4: The Legacy of Preble's Boys and the Tripoli Campaign Kindle Edition. by Chipp Reid  (Author)  Format: Kin...more

  • 1117: Intrepid Sailors: 2of4: The Legacy of Preble's Boys and the Tripoli Campaign Kindle Edition. by Chipp Reid (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 08 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1869. Mehemed Ali Pascha  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Intrepid Sailors: 2of4: The Legacy of Preble's Boys and the Tripoli Campaign Kindle Edition. by Chipp Reid  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Intrepid-Sailors-Prebles-Tripoli-Campaign-ebook/dp/B00AHEZR5W/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=prebles+boys&qid=1612746960&s=digital-text&sr=1-...more

  • 1117: Intrepid Sailors: 4of4: The Legacy of Preble's Boys and the Tripoli Campaign Kindle Edition. by Chipp Reid (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 08 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1893. is image has been taken from scan 000081 from "Algier og Sahara. [With plates, including maps.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by users of the British Library's flickr photostream http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Intrepid Sailors: 4of4: The Legacy of Preble's Boys and the Tripoli Campaign Kindle Edition. by Chipp Reid ...more

  • 1117: 2/2: #ClassicScience: What could go wrong with FOIA & What is to be done? Patrice McDermott, openthegovernment.org @ScienceMagazine.

    Feb 08 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1900.Pathological laboratory - COMFORT  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow2/2: #ClassicScience: What could go wrong with FOIA & What is to be done?  Patrice McDermott, openthegovernment.org @ScienceMagazine.http://science.sciencemag.org/content/353/6294/35.full President Lyndon Johnson signed the first FOIA on 4 July 1966, enshrining in law the public's right to access to i...more

  • 1117: 1/2: #ClassicScience: What could go wrong with FOIA & What is to be done? Patrice McDermott, openthegovernment.org @ScienceMagazine.

    Feb 08 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1922. #6588 X-Ray Laboratory  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow1/2: #ClassicScience: What could go wrong with FOIA & What is to be done?  Patrice McDermott, openthegovernment.org @ScienceMagazine.http://science.sciencemag.org/content/353/6294/35.full President Lyndon Johnson signed the first FOIA on 4 July 1966, enshrining in law the public's right to access to informati...more

  • 1119: 4/4 The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers, by Gillian Tett

    Feb 08 2021

    Image: Sony:  Aerospace Audiovisual Service video cameraman, in CBR protective gear uses a Sony Betacam to videotape on the flight line next to a C-130 aircraft.    The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers,by Gillian Tett   The Silo Effect asks a basic question: why do humans working in modern institutions collectively act in ways that sometimes seem stupid? Why do normally clever people fail to see risks and opportunities that later seem blindingly obvio...more

  • 1119: 3/4 The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers, by Gillian Tett

    Feb 08 2021

    Image: Siège nord américain d'UBS:  UBS Investment Bank's former offices in Stamford, Connecticut. At roughly the size of two American football fields, it was the largest column-less trading floor in the world.  The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers,by Gillian Tett   The Silo Effect asks a basic question: why do humans working in modern institutions collectively act in ways that sometimes seem stupid? Why do normally clever people fail to see risks and...more

  • 1119: 2/4 The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers, by Gillian Tett

    Feb 08 2021

    Image: Secretariat  The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers,by Gillian Tett   The Silo Effect asks a basic question: why do humans working in modern institutions collectively act in ways that sometimes seem stupid? Why do normally clever people fail to see risks and opportunities that later seem blindingly obvious? Why, as Daniel Kahnemann, the psychologist, put it, are we sometimes so “blind to our own blindness”?Gillian Tett, “a first-rate journalist a...more

  • 1119: 1/4 The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers, by Gillian Tett

    Feb 08 2021

    Image:  Executive offices  The Silo Effect: The Peril of Expertise and the Promise of Breaking Down Barriers,by Gillian Tett   The Silo Effect asks a basic question: why do humans working in modern institutions collectively act in ways that sometimes seem stupid? Why do normally clever people fail to see risks and opportunities that later seem blindingly obvious? Why, as Daniel Kahnemann, the psychologist, put it, are we sometimes so “blind to our own blindness”?Gillian Tett, “a first-rate journ...more

  • 1119: 4/4 How to Survive the Titanic, or the Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay, by Frances Wilson

    Feb 08 2021

    Image:  The story of the Titanicand its terrible downfall    How to Survive the Titanic, or the Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay, by Frances Wilson Books have been written, films made, we have raised the Titanic and watched her go down again on numerous occasions, but out of the wreckage Frances Wilson spins a new epic: when the ship hit the iceberg on 14 April 1912 and a thousand men prepared to die, J Bruce Ismay, the ship's owner and inheritor of the White Star fortune, jumped into a lifeboat with t...more

  • 1119: 3/4 How to Survive the Titanic, or the Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay, by Frances Wilson

    Feb 08 2021

    Image:  Titanic survivors on their way to the rescue ship Carpathia   How to Survive the Titanic, or the Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay, by Frances Wilson Books have been written, films made, we have raised the Titanic and watched her go down again on numerous occasions, but out of the wreckage Frances Wilson spins a new epic: when the ship hit the iceberg on 14 April 1912 and a thousand men prepared to die, J Bruce Ismay, the ship's owner and inheritor of the White Star fortune, jumped into a lifebo...more

  • 1119: 2/4 How to Survive the Titanic, or the Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay, by Frances Wilson

    Feb 08 2021

    Image:  Captain Edward J. Smith and theTitanic   How to Survive the Titanic, or the Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay, by Frances Wilson Books have been written, films made, we have raised the Titanic and watched her go down again on numerous occasions, but out of the wreckage Frances Wilson spins a new epic: when the ship hit the iceberg on 14 April 1912 and a thousand men prepared to die, J Bruce Ismay, the ship's owner and inheritor of the White Star fortune, jumped into a lifeboat with the women and...more

  • 1118: 1/4 How to Survive the Titanic, or the Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay, by Frances Wilson

    Feb 08 2021

    Image:  The main dining room on the salon deck of the ill-fated White Star Liner Titanic   How to Survive the Titanic, or the Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay, by Frances Wilson Books have been written, films made, we have raised the Titanic and watched her go down again on numerous occasions, but out of the wreckage Frances Wilson spins a new epic: when the ship hit the iceberg on 14 April 1912 and a thousand men prepared to die, J Bruce Ismay, the ship's owner and inheritor of the White Star fortune,...more

  • 1117: Avenue of Spies: 4of4: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied ParisKindle Edition. by Alex Kershaw (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 08 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1889. ntérieur de la galerie des machines à l'exposition universelle de 1889.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Avenue of Spies: 4of4: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied ParisKindle Edition. by Alex Kershaw  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Avenue-Spies-Espionage-Resistance-Nazi-Occupied-ebook...more

  • 1117: Avenue of Spies: 3of4: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris. by Alex Kershaw Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 08 2021

    Photo: American hospital, Paris  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Avenue of Spies: 3of4: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied ParisKindle Edition. by Alex Kershaw  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Avenue-Spies-Espionage-Resistance-Nazi-Occupied-ebook/dp/B00PEPR6QW/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Kershaw+Avenue+of+Spies&qid=1612742375...more

  • 1117: Avenue of Spies: 2of4: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied ParisKindle Edition. by Alex Kershaw (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 08 2021

    Photo: Entrée de l'allée réservée aux cavaliers sur l'avenue du bois de Boulogne, actuelle avenue Foch, 16ème arrondissement, Paris; Entrance to the alley reserved for riders on avenue du Bois de Boulogne, now avenue Foch, 16th arrondissement, Paris . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Avenue of Spies: 2of4: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied ParisKindle Editio...more

  • 1117: Avenue of Spies: 1of4: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied ParisKindle Edition. by Alex Kershaw (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 08 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1886. Vue panoramique de Paris, prise de la rue Victor-Massé.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Avenue of Spies: 1of4: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied ParisKindle Edition. by Alex Kershaw  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Avenue-Spies-Espionage-Resistance-Nazi-Occupied-ebook/dp/B00PEPR6QW/r...more

  • 1116: The Book of Universes: 2of2: Hardcover – International Edition, March 7, 2011. by John D. Barrow (Author)

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.2006NASA Hubble and Spitzer telescopes combined to make these shape-shifting galaxies taking on the form of a giant mask. The icy blue eyes are actually the cores of two merging galaxies, called NGC 2207 and IC 2163, and the mask is their spiral arms.NASA/JPL-Caltech/STScI/Vassar http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Book of Universes: 2of2:  Hardcover – International Edition,...more

  • 1116: The Book of Universes: 1of2: Hardcover – International Edition, March 7, 2011. by John D. Barrow (Author)

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.2014. Millions of galaxies populate the patch of sky known as the COSMOS field, short for Cosmic Evolution Survey, a portion of which is shown here. Even the smallest dots in this image are galaxies, some up to 12 billion light-years away.NASA/JPL-Caltech http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Book of Universes: 1of2:  Hardcover – International Edition, March 7, 2011. by John D...more

  • 1115: #ClassicKenCroswell: Pan-STARRS1 first sighting of the unsolved 'Oumuamua, October 2017. @Nature

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1742.A synopsis of the universe, or, the visible world epitomiz'd /  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#ClassicKenCroswell: Pan-STARRS1 first sighting of the unsolved 'Oumuamua, October 2017.  @Naturehttp://www.nature.com/news/astronomers-race-to-learn-from-first-interstellar-asteroid-ever-seen-1.22925 Researchers with the Pan-STARRS1 telescope atop Haleakala in Maui, Hawaii, s...more

  • 1114: The Science of Liberty: 2of2: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature, by Timothy Ferris Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: The author proposes that the fortunes of science and liberty rise and fall together. The scientific revolutions of the 17th and 18th centuries were, he argues, a powerful inspiration for the concurrent revolutions in government; together, they produced what we know as the modern world. It was no accident that many of the American revolutionaries were also successful scientists, and it is no accident that today’s liberal societies produce vastly more scientific research than do their dicta...more

  • 1114: The Science of Liberty: 1of2: Democracy, Reason, and the Laws of Nature Reprint Edition, by Timothy Ferris Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo:  Eudoxus of Cnidus.  In the fourth century B.C. at Plato's Academy, where the geometer Eudoxus surmised that the firmament was more than an inverted bowl through which the fires of the gods flickered. Anxious to craft a model that could make accurate predictions of celestial movements, Eudoxus envisioned the stars and planets as fastened to a series of invisible concentric spheres, with a motionless earth poised prominently in the center.  Eudoxus http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp:...more

  • 1113: The Jesus Dynasty: 1of1: The Hidden History of Jesus, His Royal Family, and the Birth of Christianity. by James D. Tabor Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo:  The Annunciation  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Jesus Dynasty: 1of1: The Hidden History of Jesus, His Royal Family, and the Birth of Christianity Kindle Edition. by James D. Tabor  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Jesus-Dynasty-Hidden-History-Christianity-ebook/dp/B000GCFCYG/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=james+tabor+jesus+dynasty&qid=1612657565&s=digital-text&sr=1-1I...more

  • 1113: Men of War: 8of8: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima Kindle Edition. by Alexander Rose (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo:  Traumas during WWII led to the development of PTSD.http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Men of War: 8of8: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima Kindle Edition. by Alexander Rose  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Men-War-American-Soldier-Gettysburg-ebook/dp/B00N6PEOW6/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=men+of+war+alexander+rose&qid=1612657154&s=digital-t...more

  • 1113: Men of War: 7of8: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima Kindle Edition. by Alexander Rose (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: The thousand-yard stare is a phrase coined to describe the limp, unfocused gaze of a battle-weary soldier. A characteristic of post-traumatic stress disorder, the despondent stare reflects dissociation from trauma. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Men of War: 7of8: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima Kindle Edition. by Alexander Rose  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://w...more

  • 1113: Men of War: 6of8: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima Kindle Edition. by Alexander Rose (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: Marines conduct a patrol during the final comprehensive bilateral force-on-force training evolution March 2-3 during Exercise Forest Light 13-3 at the Hokkaido-Dai Maneuver Area, Hokkaido, Japan. Forest Light is a semi-annual; bilateral engagement that enhances the partnership between the U.S. and Japan, solidifies regional security agreements, increases interoperability of forces and improves individual and unit-level skills in a bilateral environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Ka...more

  • 1113: Men of War: 5of8: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima Kindle Edition. by Alexander Rose (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: An aerial view of the island of Iwo Jima with Mount Suribachi on the southeast end of the island  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Men of War: 5of8: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima Kindle Edition. by Alexander Rose  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Men-War-American-Soldier-Gettysburg-ebook/dp/B00N6PEOW6/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=men+of+war+ale...more

  • 1113: Men of War: 4of8: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima Kindle Edition. by Alexander Rose (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: ELVIN BELL - AWARDED THE NAVY AND MARINE CORPS MEDAL FOR DISTINGUISHED HEROISM  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Men of War: 4of8: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima Kindle Edition. by Alexander Rose  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Men-War-American-Soldier-Gettysburg-ebook/dp/B00N6PEOW6/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=men+of+war+alexander+rose&qi...more

  • 1113: Men of War: 3of8: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima Kindle Edition. by Alexander Rose (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: 2d Rhode Island Infantry http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Men of War: 3of8: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima Kindle Edition. by Alexander Rose  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Men-War-American-Soldier-Gettysburg-ebook/dp/B00N6PEOW6/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=men+of+war+alexander+rose&qid=1612657154&s=digital-text&sr=1-1Drawing on an...more

  • 1113: Men of War: 2of8: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima, by Alexander Rose. Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: Portrait of Pvt. William T. Carter (2nd from right in white collar) and group of 3rd Maryland Infantry http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Men of War: 2of8: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima Kindle Edition. by Alexander Rose  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Men-War-American-Soldier-Gettysburg-ebook/dp/B00N6PEOW6/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=men+of+wa...more

  • 1113: Men of War: 1of8: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima, by Alexander Rose. Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: Bunker Hill after the battle. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Men of War: 1of8: The American Soldier in Combat at Bunker Hill, Gettysburg, and Iwo Jima Kindle Edition. by Alexander Rose  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Men-War-American-Soldier-Gettysburg-ebook/dp/B00N6PEOW6/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=men+of+war+alexander+rose&qid=1612657154&s=digital-text&sr=1-1Drawing ...more

  • 1113: The Lightning Keeper: 1of1: A Novel Kindle Edition.by Starling Lawrence (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowThe Lightning Keeper:  1of1: A Novel Kindle Edition.by Starling Lawrence  (Author)  Format: Kindle Editionhttps://www.amazon.com/Lightning-Keeper-Novel-Starling-Lawrence-ebook/dp/B000OVLK36/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=lightning+keeper+starling+lawrence&qid=1612656892&s=digital-text&sr=1-1This is the story of an unlikely love a...more

  • 1113: Endgame: 1of1: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness. by Frank Brady Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: Bobby Fischer in 1971This is an image from the Nationaal Archief, the Dutch National Archives, donated in the context of a partnership program.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Endgame: 1of1: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness Kindle Edition. by Frank Brady  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Endgame-Fischers-Remarkable-America...more

  • 1113: Year Zero: 4of4: A History of 1945 (ALA Notable Books for Adults), by Ian Buruma. Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo:  NATO Council Sees No Change in Soviet Foreign Policy] http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Year Zero: 4of4: A History of 1945 (ALA Notable Books for Adults) Kindle Edition.by Ian Buruma  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Year-Zero-History-Notable-Adults-ebook/dp/B00C5R7H02/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=Year Zero is a landmark reckoning with the great drama that ensued aft...more

  • 1113: Year Zero: 3of4: A History of 1945 (ALA Notable Books for Adults), by Ian Buruma. Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: United Nations Headquarters, United Nations Plaza, New York, New York County, NY http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Year Zero: 3of4: A History of 1945 (ALA Notable Books for Adults) Kindle Edition.by Ian Buruma  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Year-Zero-History-Notable-Adults-ebook/dp/B00C5R7H02/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=Year Zero is a landmark reckoning with the g...more

  • 1113: Year Zero: 2of4: A History of 1945 (ALA Notable Books for Adults), by Ian Buruma. Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: General panoramic view of Hiroshima after the bomb ... shows the devastation ... about 0.4 miles ... / official U.S. Army photo.  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Year Zero: 2of4: A History of 1945 (ALA Notable Books for Adults) Kindle Edition.by Ian Buruma  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Year-Zero-History-Notable-Adults-ebook/dp/B00C5R7H02/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&am...more

  • 1113: Year Zero: 1of4: A History of 1945 (ALA Notable Books for Adults), by Ian Buruma. Kindle Edition

    Feb 07 2021

    Photo: Warsaw, Poland: Result of the war. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Year Zero: 1of4: A History of 1945 (ALA Notable Books for Adults), by Ian Buruma. Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Year-Zero-History-Notable-Adults-ebook/dp/B00C5R7H02/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=Year Zero is a landmark reckoning with the great drama that ensued after war came to an end in 1945. One world had ended a...more

  • 1110: The Legend of the Brooklyn Dodgers signs ace starting pitcher Trevor Bauer. Host

    Feb 06 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1912>  Front row: Eddie Stack, Red Smith, Sandy Burk, Bill Dahlen, Ed Phelps, Otto Miller, Zack Wheat, Herbie Moran; Second row: Syl Breen, John Hummel, Earl Yingling, Eddie Dent, Bob Higgins, Dolly Stark, unidentified; Third row: Enos Kirkpatrick, unidentified, Bob Coulson, Bert Tooley, Bill Schardt, Red Downs, unidentified, Jud Daley; Fourth row: Tex Erwin, Pat Ragan, Bill Davidson, Willie Keeler, George Cutshaw, Nap Rucker, Frank Allen, Jake Daub...more

  • 1109: #NewAmericanCivilWar: The Show Trial begins. Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

    Feb 06 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.Along the Tiber http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewAmericanCivilWar: The Show Trial begins. Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisisanewcivilwar.com.

  • 1109: #NewAmericanCivilWar: No weapons in the Curia, 60 BCE; Check your guns in the Senate, 1859; Metal-detectors in the House, 2021. Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

    Feb 06 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1845.Roman Ruins  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow#NewAmericanCivilWar: No weapons in the Curia, 60 BCE; Check your guns at the Senate door, 1859; Metal-detectors in the House, 2021. Michael Vlahos Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisisanewcivilwar.com.

  • 1112: 4/4 Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness, by Roy Richard Grinker

    Feb 06 2021

    Image:  Stockton City, Baptist Church and Insane Asylum.  Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness, by Roy Richard Grinker  For centuries, scientists and society cast moral judgments on anyone deemed mentally ill, confining many to asylums. In Nobody’s Normal, the anthropologist Roy Richard Grinker chronicles the progress and setbacks in the struggle against mental-illness stigma—from the eighteenth century through America’s major wars, and into today’s high-tech economy...more

  • 1111: 3/4 Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness, by Roy Richard Grinker

    Feb 06 2021

    Image:  The incurable.Fox, in a strait-jacket, with straw disposed in his hair, is represented as mad beyond recover. Doctor Munro, the King's physician, in his court-dress, is examining the patient through his eyeglass.  Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness, by Roy Richard Grinker  For centuries, scientists and society cast moral judgments on anyone deemed mentally ill, confining many to asylums. In Nobody’s Normal, the anthropologist Roy Richard Grinker chronicles ...more

  • 1111: 2/4 Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness, by Roy Richard Grinker

    Feb 06 2021

    Image:  National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Pacific Branch, Mental Health Buildings, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard, West Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA  Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness, by Roy Richard Grinker  For centuries, scientists and society cast moral judgments on anyone deemed mentally ill, confining many to asylums. In Nobody’s Normal, the anthropologist Roy Richard Grinker chronicles the progress and setbacks in the struggle against mental-i...more

  • 1111: 1/4 Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness, by Roy Richard Grinker

    Feb 06 2021

    Image:  Insulin shock procedure, 1950s  Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness, by Roy Richard Grinker  For centuries, scientists and society cast moral judgments on anyone deemed mentally ill, confining many to asylums. In Nobody’s Normal, the anthropologist Roy Richard Grinker chronicles the progress and setbacks in the struggle against mental-illness stigma—from the eighteenth century through America’s major wars, and into today’s high-tech economy.  Nobody’s Normal...more

  • 1109: Run-up to the Impeachment trial: the smearing of multiple members of Congress. @DevinNunes CA-22

    Feb 06 2021

    Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1919.CONGRESS, U.S. OPENING OF CONGRESS, MAY, 1919  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowRun-up to the Impeachment trial: the smearing of multiple members of Congress.  @DevinNunes CA-22  

  • 1109: What about China and the Bidens? @DevinNunes CA-22

    Feb 06 2021

    Photo: A branch of the Bank of China located in Toronto's Chinatown http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowWhat about China and the Bidens?  @DevinNunes CA-22https://www.theepochtimes.com/rep-devin-nunes-suggests-hunter-biden-special-counsel_3612925.html

  • 1109: Hell and Good Company: 4of4: The Spanish Civil War and the World It Made, by Richard Rhodes Kindle Edition

    Feb 06 2021

    Photo:   The Church was a frequent target of the revolutionary left in the Republic and in the War. During the Civil War, revolutionaries destroyed/burned some 20,000 churches, along with church artwork and tombs, books, archives, and palaces. A vast number of affected buildings are today defunct. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hell and Good Company: 4of4: The Spanish Civil War and the World it Made Kindle Edition. b...more

  • 1109: Hell and Good Company: 3of4: The Spanish Civil War and the World It Made. by Richard Rhodes Kindle Edition

    Feb 06 2021

    Photo: Soldiers in the ruins of the Alcázar.Nationalist soldiers walk through the ruins of the Alcázar in Toledo, during the siege by the republicans in the summer of 1936 during the Spanish Civil War.On the back stamps and leaf with press text in German. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow. Hell and Good Company: 3of4: The Spanish Civil War and the World it Made Kindle Edition. by Richard Rhodes  (Author)  Format: Kindle...more

  • 1109: Hell and Good Company: 2of4: The Spanish Civil War and the World It Made, by Richard Rhodes: Kindle Edition

    Feb 06 2021

    Photo: Republican soldiers resting in France http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hell and Good Company: 2of4: The Spanish Civil War and the World it Made Kindle Edition. by Richard Rhodes  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Hell-Good-Company-Spanish-Civil-ebook/dp/B00LD1S0AC/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=The Spanish Civil War (1936–1939) inspired and haunted an extraordinary numb...more

  • 1109: Hell and Good Company: 1of4: The Spanish Civil War and the World It Made, by Richard Rhodes: Kindle Edition

    Feb 06 2021

    Photo: Soldiers on their way to the front during the Spanish civil war http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hell and Good Company: 1of4: The Spanish Civil War and the World it Made Kindle Edition. by.Richard Rhodes  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Hell-Good-Company-Spanish-Civil-ebook/dp/B00LD1S0AC/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=The Spanish Civil War (1936–1939) inspired and hau...more