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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

  • The agreement between Pope Francis and the Chinese Communist Party is a very bad idea. Giving this authority to a Communist atheist government is insane— Bill McGurn, Wall Street Journal editorial board

    Sep 26 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Bill McGurn, Wall Street Journal editorial board discusses the provisional agreement between Pope Francis and the Chinese Communist Party. Jesuit missionaries arrived in China in the Sixteenth Century; the CCP in 1955 cut off relations with the Vatican and appointed its own bishops. Until this year, the Patriotic Bishops wouldn’t acknowledge the Pope as the head of the Church; now, the Vatican ...more

  • Everyone in the Caspian Basin has the same vision: natural resources and other goods travelling across the Caspian to the Port of Baku and thence to Europe and the rest of the world. —H E Elin Suleymanov, ambassador of Azerbaijan to the United States

    Sep 26 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . Twitter: @BatchelorShow H E Elin Suleymanov, ambassador of Azerbaijan to the United States, in re: Today’s meeting of the Caspian Business Forum of New York at the Harvard Club.  Met the ambassador from Kazakhstan, H E Erzhan Kazykhanov. Everybody in the region, the Caspian Basin, has the same vision – natural resources and other goods travelling across the Caspian to the New Port of Baku and thence on to Europe an...more

  • California Democratic Party battles a Common Sense Democratic Superintendent of School Instruction: Lee Ohanian @HooverInst

    Sep 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow California Democratic Party battles a Common Sense Democratic Superintendent of School Instruction: Lee Ohanian @HooverInst https://www.hoover.org/research/david-versus-goliath-school-reformer-takes-democratic-party-and-unions?utmsource=hdr&utmmedium=email&utmcampaign=2018-09-18&utmsource=Hoover+Daily+Report&utmcampaign=a510f3fc4a-HDRCOPY01&utmmedium=ema...more

  • POTUS vs Iran at the UN: "He will have to marshal impressive details to prove to the Europeans that Iran is a threat..." Behnam ben Taleblu @FDD

    Sep 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow POTUS vs Iran at the UN: "He will have to marshal impressive details to prove to the Europeans that Iran is a threat..." Behnam ben Taleblu @FDD

  • $80 oil and the trend is higher: "US, production and the ability to produce is up, but, pipeline bottlenecks..." @ProfBShaffer @Georgetown

    Sep 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow $80 oil and the trend is higher: "US, production and the ability to produce is up, but, pipeline bottlenecks..." @ProfBShaffer @Georgetown

  • The FBI coverup: "...because these other governments, probably Australia, and probably Britain, participate din helping write the dossier..." @JedBabbin

    Sep 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The FBI coverup: "...because these other governments, probably Australians, and probably the British, participate din helping write the dossier..."  @JedBabbin https://spectator.org/the-lingering-stench-of-coverup-at-justice-and-the-fbi/

  • Lessons from Iran-Contra: The Senate makes its own rules. @MichaelLedeen.

    Sep 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Lessons from Iran-Contra: The Senate makes its own rules. @MichaelLedeen.  https://pjmedia.com/michaelledeen/when-senators-dont-want-you-to-testify/

  • Kavanaugh at the Senate:"...and Trump's personal approval rating is going up..." @LizPeek

    Sep 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Kavanaugh at the Senate:"...and Trump's personal approval rating is going up..." @LizPeek

  • Trump at the UNGA:"What he laid out today was the case for making America first..." @LizPeek @FNC

    Sep 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump at the UNGA:"What he laid out today was the case for making America first..."  @LizPeek @FNC

  • "(Professor Jill Lepore) says (Harding) sounds completely foolish." 2 of 2 " Then it turns out under both Harding and under Coolidge... what you discover the growth records in the stock market, the GDP..." @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Sep 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "(Professor Jill Lepore) says (Harding) sounds completely foolish." 2 of 2 " Then it turns out under both Harding and under Coolidge... what you discover the growth records in the stock market, the GDP..." @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst These Truths: A History of the United States by Jill Lepore. https://www.hoover.org/research/jill-lepores-slanted-truths...more

  • "(Professor Jill Lepore) says (Harding) sounds completely foolish." 1 of 2 " Then it turns out under both Harding and under Coolidge... what you discover the growth records in the stock market, the GDP..." @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Sep 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "(Professor Jill Lepore) says (Harding) sounds completely foolish." 1 of 2 "  Then it turns out under both Harding and under Coolidge... what you discover the growth records in the stock market, the GDP..."   @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst These Truths: A History of the United States by Jill Lepore. https://www.hoover.org/research/jill-lepores-slanted-tru...more

  • Countdown Midterm: "If Donald Trump's not on the ballot...will they come out to vote for a Republican candidate?" @HooverWhalen @HoooverInst

    Sep 26 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Countdown Midterm: "If Donald Trump's not on the ballot...will they come out to vote for a Republican candidate?" @HooverWhalen @HoooverInst Area45 https://www.forbes.com/sites/billwhalen/2018/09/20/seven-considerations-with-less-than-seven-weeks-until-election-day/#43da25172ca4

  • "(Rosenstein) expected to be lauded and cheered and praised for removing, or for justifying a removal, of Comey..." @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter

    Sep 25 2018

    https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/09/rod-rosenstein-resistance-president-trump/ AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "(Rosenstein) expected to be lauded and cheered and praised for removing, or for justifying a removal, of Comey..." @AndrewCMcCarthy @ThadMcCotter Rosenstein is even a weasel when repudiating his weasel moves. Here (with my italics) is the deputy attorney general’s non-denial denial...more

  • "Kavanaugh: "McConnell's going to have to allow somewhat of a robust debate, for a few days, to go on. But you could have a vote by the end of next week..." @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @@ThadMcCotter

    Sep 25 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Kavanaugh: "McConnell's going to have to allow somewhat of a robust debate, for a few days, to go on.  But you could have a vote by the end of next week..." @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @@ThadMcCotter

  • South Korea appeases North Korea: "They want to eliminate all the guard posts in the DMZ..." @DavidMaxwell1`61 @ThadMcCotter @FCC

    Sep 25 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow South Korea appeases North Korea: "They want to eliminate all the guard posts in the DMZ..."  @DavidMaxwell1`61 @ThadMcCotter @FCC https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/24/trump-plans-new-kim-summit-a-year-after-threat-to-destroy-north-korea

  • J Batchelor: Rosenstein alluded to the 25th Amendment. Did he seriously suggest that the president could be removed, and he (Rosenstein) would wear a wire? J Fund: Why the leak now? Who benefits?

    Sep 25 2018

    JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . Twitter: @BatchelorShow .. David M Drucker, Washington Examiner, & John Fund, NRO, bat back and forth the matter of Rosenstein’s alluding to the 25 Amendment. Did he seriously suggest that the president could be removed, and he (Rosenstein) would wear a wire? DMD: That doesn't make sense to me. Trump’s been measured, on an even keel; doesn't fit with how he handles himself. JF: Let’s look deeper —why does it l...more

  • Cliff May, FDD: "Should we have economic relations with what we know are criminal regimes? The WTO theory was that that’d transform them into Disneyland. Didn’t work, obviously. Why should despots benefit from the economic dynamism of free nations?"

    Sep 25 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow .. Cliff May, FDD f0under, discusses, “Criminal regimes against the rest of us; Why should despots benefit from the economic dynamism of free nations?” The global village says that the US does business with China. Russia, and in past with Venezuela Argentina under the Kirchners – we know these to be untrustworthy. Should we have relations with what we know are criminal regimes? The WTO theor...more

  • China sinks to 6.1%: "...then China's reputation as a reliable supplier of products becomes jeopardized..." @AlanTonelson RealityChek. @ThadMcCotter

    Sep 25 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China  sinks to 6.1%: "...then China's reputation as a reliable supplier of products becomes jeopardized..." @AlanTonelson RealityChek. @ThadMcCotter https://nationalinterest.org/feature/why-trump-right-target-china-tariffs-31842?page=0%2C1

  • “The Pakistani ISI harbors Haqqanis, an Afghan guerrilla insurgent group fighting NATO; this renders Islamabad complicit in attacks on US forces. State, DoD, NSC—everybody knows this.” —Cliff May, FDD

    Sep 25 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . Twitter: @BatchelorShow .. Tom Joscelyn, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies; & Senior Editor for FDD's Long War Journal; in re: Amaq News Agency (run by ISIS) reports on attack on IRGC members and civilians parade by a group in Ahvaz. First, the agency reported that Rouhani was present, then that was retracted; then later issued a video showing three of the perpetrators. Amaq points to a...more

  • "Dennis sort of knows that what he's doing is slightly self-destructive, but...it makes for terrific scenes..." Hopper: 2 of 2: A Journey Into the American Dream by Tom Folsom

    Sep 25 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Dennis sort of knows that what he's doing is slightly self-destructive, but...it makes for terrific scenes..."  Hopper: 2 of 2: A Journey Into the American Dream by Tom Folsom https://www.amazon.com/Hopper-Journey-Into-American-Dream/dp/0062223410/ref=sr1cc_3?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1537833232&sr=1-3-catcorr&keywords=dennis+hopper+folsom As unconve...more

  • "What he really does, is that he spends the whole life trying to be that cowboy..." Hopper: 1 of 2: A Journey Into the American Dream by Tom Folsom

    Sep 25 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "What he really does, is that he spends the whole life trying to be that cowboy..."  Hopper: 1 of 2: A Journey Into the American Dream by Tom Folsom [ ](https://www.amazon.com/Hopper-Journey-Into-American-Dream/dp/0062223410/ref=sr1cc_3?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1537833232&sr=1-3-catcorr&keywords=dennis+hopper+folsom)https://www.amazon.com/Hopper-Journey-...more

  • "The amount of money up North is just staggering. I mean, there's gold, there is oil, there are minerals..." Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye: 2 of 2: A Family Field Trip to the Arctic's Edge in Search of Adventure by Zac Unger

    Sep 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The amount of money up North is just staggering.  I mean, there is gold, there is oil, there are minerals..."  Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye: 2 of 2:  A Family Field Trip to the Arctic's Edge in Search of Adventure by Zac Unger https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AXS6B4S/ref=dbsadefrwthschvapitaftp1i1 “I like to go out for walks, but it’s a little awk...more

  • "October and November is a pretty good time, mosquito-wise..." Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye: 1 of 2: A Family Field Trip to the Arctic's Edge in Search of Adventure, Truth, and Mini-Marshmallows by Zac Unger

    Sep 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "October and November is a pretty good time, mosquito-wise..."  Never Look a Polar Bear in the Eye: 1 of 2: A Family Field Trip to the Arctic's Edge in Search of Adventure, Truth, and Mini-Marshmallows by Zac Unger https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AXS6B4S/ref=dbsadefrwthschvapitaftp1i1 “I like to go out for walks, but it’s a little awkward to push the bab...more

  • A massacre mystery 50,000 years old. A murder? soldiers? Not Homo sapiens sapiens but Homo Neanderthalis! They were ancient Europeans in El Sidrón.

    Sep 24 2018

    Carl Zimmer, New York Times: Neanderthals lived 250,000 to 30,000 years ago. Short and stocky, very smart, worked together in tribes. Here, there were three grown males, three grown females, three teenagers, and one infant. After 50,000 years some of their DNA is still preserved. The three males shared one genetic marker, perhaps being brothers. We think they died on the surface above the cave, then a big storm opened a shaft into the cave and they all washed in there. There are cut marks on t...more

  • “Asperger’s Syndrome: on the autism spectrum—difficulty fitting in socially; can ‘pass’ as almost like others, but cannot understand what’s going on in someone else’s mind” —Amy Harmon @Amy_Harmon, New York Times

    Sep 24 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Aspys:  see  wrongplanet.net Kirsten once was coached by a non-Aspy; he explained, “When someone turns away from you, it means he’s not interested and you should stop talking.” . . . Mind-blindness is a way of describing what it’s like to have this condition, the inability to perceive what someone else is thinking. People on the spectrum are, indeed, eager for emotional connection, but find i...more

  • Aerospace mysteries of birds in flight: what is the force of a wing beat? And how to measure it in natural flight? A sophisticated movement, almost scooping the air.—James Gorman, NYT [and see the lovely, high-speed video of the parrotlet flying.]

    Sep 24 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow .. Aerospace mysteries of birds in flight. James Gorman, NYT. "...But, said David Lentink, a Stanford University engineer, researchers had “never measured the aerodynamic force directly of any flying animal.” Dr. Lentink and two colleagues reported last month in the journal Interface that they had solved the problem. " Scientists had found other ways to measure that force indirectly...more

  • "Suddenly Truman realizes that he doesn't need the Soviet Army to come in and attack the Japanese..." Six Months in 1945: 3 of 3: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman--from World War to Cold War by Michael Dobbs

    Sep 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Suddenly Truman realizes that he doesn't need the Soviet Army to come in and attack the Japanese..."   Six Months in 1945: 3 of 3: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman--from World War to Cold War by Michael Dobbs https://www.amazon.com/Six-Months-1945-Truman-2012-10-16/dp/B01MXF0V4Z/ref=sr12?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1537753413&sr=1-2&keywords=Dobbs+1...more

  • "The Americans, and certainly not the British, were in no position to fight a ground ware with the Soviets…" Six Months in 1945: 2 of 3: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman--from World War to Cold War by Michael Dobbs

    Sep 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The Americans, and certainly not the British, were in no position to fight a ground ware with the Soviets…" Six Months in 1945: 2 of 3: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman--from World War to Cold War by Michael Dobbs https://www.amazon.com/Six-Months-1945-Truman-2012-10-16/dp/B01MXF0V4Z/ref=sr12?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1537753413&sr=1-2&keywords=Dobbs+...more

  • "FDR thought he could charm Stalin. That if he spent enough time with Stalin, he could reach an agreement..." Six Months in 1945: 1 of 3: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman--from World War to Cold War by Michael Dobbs

    Sep 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "FDR thought he could charm Stalin. That if he spent enough time with Stalin, he could reach an agreement..."  Six Months in 1945: 1 of 3: FDR, Stalin, Churchill, and Truman--from World War to Cold War by Michael Dobbs https://www.amazon.com/Six-Months-1945-Truman-2012-10-16/dp/B01MXF0V4Z/ref=sr12?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1537753413&sr=1-2&keywords=Do...more

  • "When Patrick Henry says, give me liberty or give me death, he is just cribbing from Addison's Cato..." Rome's Last Citizen: 3 of 3: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar by Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni

    Sep 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "When Patrick Henry says, give me liberty or give me death, he is just cribbing from Addison's Cato..."  Rome's Last Citizen: 3 of 3: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar by Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni https://www.amazon.com/Romes-Last-Citizen-Legacy-Mortal-ebook/dp/B0085UD4A0/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1537752532&sr=1-1&key...more

  • "At the outset of the civli war, Cato recognizes that there is an opportunity for victory..." Rome's Last Citizen: 2 of 3: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar by Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni

    Sep 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "At the outset of the civli war, Cato recognizes that there is an opportunity for victory..."  Rome's Last Citizen: 2 of 3: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar by Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni https://www.amazon.com/Romes-Last-Citizen-Legacy-Mortal-ebook/dp/B0085UD4A0/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1537752532&sr=1-1&keywords=cato+son...more

  • "In the time of Cato the Elder, it was assumed that Rome was going through a kind of moral decline.." Rome's Last Citizen:: 1 of 3: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar by Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni

    Sep 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "In the time of Cato the Elder, it was assumed that Rome was going through a kind of moral decline.." Rome's Last Citizen:: 1 of 3: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar by Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni [ https://www.amazon.com/Romes-Last-Citizen-Legacy-Mortal-ebook/dp/B0085UD4A0/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1537752532&sr=1-1&keywor...more

  • "Cats love to go into boxes and cartons and such, but they don't like to go in the cat-carrier, and why not?..." Cat Sense: 3 of 3: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet by John Bradshaw

    Sep 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Cats love to go into boxes and cartons and such, but they don't like to go in the cat-carrier, and why not?..."  Cat Sense: 3 of 3: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet by John Bradshaw https://www.amazon.com/Cat-Sense-Feline-Science-Better/dp/0465064965/ref=sr1cc_1?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1537751584&sr=1-1-catcorr&key...more

  • "You can get a rough idea of what the world looked like to a cat by turning the color down on an old TV..." Cat Sense: 2 of 3: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet by John Bradshaw

    Sep 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "You can get a rough idea of what the world looked like to a cat by turning the color down on an old TV..."  Cat Sense: 2 of 3: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet by John Bradshaw https://www.amazon.com/Cat-Sense-Feline-Science-Better/dp/0465064965/ref=sr1cc_1?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1537751584&sr=1-1-catcorr&keywords=bra...more

  • "Within a few hundred years, the cats start moving in, because the mice, are simply there, they're easy pickings..." Cat Sense: 1 of 3: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet by John Bradshaw

    Sep 24 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Within a few hundred years, the cats start moving in, because the mice, are simply there, they're easy pickings..."  Cat Sense: 1 of 3:  How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet by John Bradshaw https://www.amazon.com/Cat-Sense-Feline-Science-Better/dp/0465064965/ref=sr1cc_1?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1537751584&sr=1-1-catco...more

  • Alaska’s permafrost is leaving us. Far west of Anchorage: lots of little trees, lichen, mosses; a very flat, beautiful tundra landscape 300 miles from the Arctic Circle. Pockets of water breaking through. —Henry Fountain @HenryFountain

    Sep 23 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow .. Photo: Tunda near the Yenisei River in Siberia. Wikimedia commons Deutsch: Tundra bei Dudinka am Jenissej in Sibirien Esperanto: La tundro apud Dudinka sur Jenisejo (Sibirj, Rusio). Русский: Тундра в районе Дудинки, на Енисее (Сибирь). Date 5 August 2000 / Source: Own work / Author: Dr. Andreas Hugentobler .. . . . Pockets of water breaking through: diminution of permafrost, or not? We d...more

  • Big data comes to literature: References to “1880” peaked in that year & fell to half by 1912, a lag of 32 years. By contrast, “1973” declined to half its peak by 1983, only 10 years later. “We’re forgetting our past faster with each passing year.”

    Sep 23 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: The evanescent 1973. (Some things are best left to moulder and go away.) From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Memories of 1973 | by brizzle born and bred Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) You are free to: Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material The licensor cannot revoke these ...more

  • “Chocolate as a holistic superfood: with adaptogenic herbs, antioxidants, minerals, phytoceramides, neurotransmitter-boosting properties, gut-balancing probiotics.” —Kari Molvar

    Sep 23 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo:s . Molvar, New York Times (@Kari_Molvar @NYTimes), reports lavishly on the motive for creating wonderful chocolate formulas— the explosion of the wellness industry, currently a $3 bil market. Chocolate has been embraced as a holistic superfood: chefs commingle it with adaptogenic herbs, antioxidants, minerals, neurotransmitter-boosting properties, skin-plumping phytoceramides, gut-bala...more

  • "Summerall, his Fifth Corps are the one who are charged with building this bridge and battering the Germans across the Meuse..." Forty-Seven Days: 3 of 3: How Pershing's Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the German Army in World War I by Mitchell Yockelson

    Sep 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Summerall, his Fifth Corps are the one who are charged with building this bridge and battering the Germans across the Meuse..." Forty-Seven Days: 3 of 3: How Pershing's Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the German Army in World War I by Mitchell Yockelson https://www.amazon.com/Forty-Seven-Days-Pershings-Warriors-Defeat-ebook/dp/B00Z8VTP7A/ref=sr11?ie=UTF8&q...more

  • "Even though he had the rank of Brigadier-General, (MacArthur) led from the front..." Forty-Seven Days: 2 of 3: How Pershing's Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the German Army in World War I by Mitchell Yockelson

    Sep 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Even though he had the rank of Brigadier-General, (MacArthur) led from the front..."  Forty-Seven Days: 2 of 3: How Pershing's Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the German Army in World War I by Mitchell Yockelson https://www.amazon.com/Forty-Seven-Days-Pershings-Warriors-Defeat-ebook/dp/B00Z8VTP7A/ref=sr11?ie=UTF8&qid=1537665041&sr=8-1&keywords=yock...more

  • "First, Foch has an attitude, because he didn't want Pershing to lead the Americans as an independent force..." Forty-Seven Days: 1 of 3: How Pershing's Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the German Army in World War I by Mitchell Yockelson

    Sep 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "First, Foch has an attitude, because he didn't want Pershing to lead the Americans as an independent force..." Forty-Seven Days: 1 of 3: How Pershing's Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the German Army in World War I by Mitchell Yockelson https://www.amazon.com/Forty-Seven-Days-Pershings-Warriors-Defeat-ebook/dp/B00Z8VTP7A/ref=sr11?ie=UTF8&qid=1537665...more

  • "In Chita, I think it was in 1992 that they discovered the burying ground outside the city... it was kept secret..." Women of the Gulag: 3 of 3: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Paul Gregory

    Sep 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "In Chita, I think it was in 1992 that they discovered the burying ground outside the city... it was kept secret..."  Women of the Gulag: 3 of 3: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Paul Gregory https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FIP2C1C/ref=dbsadefrwthschvapitaftp1i0 During the course of three decades, Joseph Stalin’s Gulag, a vast network of forced labor ca...more

  • "(Stalin) came up wth the so-called 5% rule. Which is, if you kill 20 people, and one of them is a true enemy, you've done your job..." Women of the Gulag: 2 of 3: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Paul Gregory

    Sep 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "(Stalin) came up wth the so-called 5% rule. Which is, if you kill 20 people, and one of them is a true enemy, you've done your job..."  Women of the Gulag: 2 of 3: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Paul Gregory https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FIP2C1C/ref=dbsadefrwthschvapitaftp1i0 During the course of three decades, Joseph Stalin’s Gulag, a vast net...more

  • "They are to go home and send back lists of potential enemies. They are to be placed into two groups. One to be executed, the other to be sent to the Gulag..." Women of the Gulag: 1 of 3: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Paul Gregory

    Sep 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "They are to go home and send back lists of potential enemies.  They are to be placed into two groups.  One to be executed, the other to be sent to the Gulag..."  Women of the Gulag: 1 of 3: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Paul Gregory [ https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FIP2C1C/ref=dbsadefrwthschvapitaftp1i0](https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FIP2C1C...more

  • "McAlexander was like the Rock of Chickamauga in the Civil War..." First Over There: 3 of 3: Rock of the Marne: The American Soldiers Who Turned the Tide Against the Kaiser in World War I by Stephen L. Harris

    Sep 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "McAlexander was like the Rock of Chickamauga in the Civil War..."  First Over There: 3 of 3: Rock of the Marne: The American Soldiers Who Turned the Tide Against the Kaiser in World War I by Stephen L. Harris https://www.amazon.com/First-Over-There-Davenport-2015-05-12/dp/B01FGOIWSG/ref=sr11?ie=UTF8&qid=1537666379&sr=8-1&keywords=Matthew+J.+Davenport ...more

  • "He said the best defense is the river, and if they come across the river, the battle is lost..." 2 of 3: Rock of the Marne: The American Soldiers Who Turned the Tide Against the Kaiser in World War I by Stephen L. Harris

    Sep 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "He said the best defense is the river, and if they come across the river, the battle is lost..." 2 of 3: Rock of the Marne: The American Soldiers Who Turned the Tide Against the Kaiser in World War I by Stephen L. Harris https://www.amazon.com/First-Over-There-Davenport-2015-05-12/dp/B01FGOIWSG/ref=sr11?ie=UTF8&qid=1537666379&sr=8-1&keywords=Matthew+J...more

  • "They just knew that the French Army at that time was going to lose the war..." Rock of the Marne: 1 of 3: The American Soldiers Who Turned the Tide Against the Kaiser in World War I by Stephen L. Harris

    Sep 23 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "They just knew that the French Army at that time was going to lose the war..."  Rock of the Marne: 1 of 3: The American Soldiers Who Turned the Tide Against the Kaiser in World War I by Stephen L. Harris https://www.amazon.com/First-Over-There-Davenport-2015-05-12/dp/B01FGOIWSG/ref=sr11?ie=UTF8&qid=1537666379&sr=8-1&keywords=Matthew+J.+Davenport A...more

  • “Russian surveillance craft shot down, 15 dead. Everyone agrees it was most regrettable; Russia was angry – first at Israel, then found it had been the Syrian army shooting wildly.” —Malcolm Hoenlein [Putin courteously called Netanyahu to clarify]

    Sep 22 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow .. Photo: A Russian Air Force Ilyushin Il-20. Russia lost a military IL-20M jet over Syria on Monday. [“Syrian antiaircraft batteries ‘fired indiscriminately and from what we understand did not bother to ensure that no Russian planes were in the air.’"] Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents, overseas, discusses the incident over Syria where a Russian surveillance craft was shot down...more

  • "The British told (American Admiral Sims in 1917) that if they didn't find a way to contain the U-Boats, they were going to lose the war..." The Baltimore Sabotage Cell: German Agents, American Traitors... by Dwight R. Messimer

    Sep 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Crew of the Deutschland in Baltimore, 1916 picture/Postcard: unknown, scan: user:Concord - Self-scanned The crew of w:de:Deutschland (Handels-U-Boot), w:en:German submarine Deutschland in Baltimore, 1916 Permission details This image might not be in the public domain outside of the United States; this especially applies in the countries and areas that do not apply the rule of the shorter term for US works, such as Canada, Mainland China (not Hong Kong or Macao), Germany, Mexi...more

  • "(Kapitan Paul Konig) didn't have a clue about that sabotage or what those guys were doing. All he knew was that he had to get that boat back and forth to Germany.." 2 of 3: The Baltimore Sabotage Cell: Dwight R. Messimer

    Sep 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:View of the Lehigh Valley pier after explosion The New York Herald - This media is available in the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration, cataloged under the National Archives Identifier (NAID) 31478054. Enemy Activities - Destruction by Enemy in U.S. - View of the debris of the Lehigh Valley pier wrecked by an explosion of munitions on Black Tom Island, New Jersey. Five lives lost: $25,000,000 in property destroyed - The New York Herald, July 30, 1916. ...more

  • "The British won the war, and we won the war, because of the British blockade. It was very, very effective..." 1 of 3: The Baltimore Sabotage Cell: German Agents, American Traitors... by Dwight R. Messimer

    Sep 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Deutschland in an image from the New International Encyclopedia  NIEdot400T02.jpg: International Film Service, Inc. derivative work: Bellhalla (talk) - NIEdot400T02.jpg German merchant submarine Deutschland Public Domain File:German submarine Deutschland.jpg Created: 18 May 2009 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The British won the war, and we won the war, because of the British blockade.  It was v...more

  • “A greater normalization of anti-Semitism. In Charlottesville, people were carrying Nazi flags and signs, with assault rifles, shouting at a synagogue, ‘Jews will to replace us’ ” –Michael Masters, Secure Community Network

    Sep 22 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Image: Jews burned alive for the alleged host desecration in Deggendorf, Bavaria, in 1338, and in Sternberg, Mecklenburg, in 1492; a woodcut from the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493). Wikipedia Michael Masters, national director and CEO, Secure Community Network.org, explains the SCAN mission: to enhance the safety and security of the Jewish community in North America. It maintains excellent relatio...more

  • "I describe him as the single most important de-regulatory president in modern American history..." 4 of 4: "Mr. Trump's Wild Ride: The Thrills, Chills, Screams, and Occasional Blackouts of an Extraordinary Presidency" by Major Garrett

    Sep 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English:  Identifier: BooneCountyRecorderVol34_1908 (find matches) Title: Boone County Recorder Year: 1908 (1900s) Authors: Boone County Recorder Subjects: Boone County, Kentucky newspapers Publisher: Boone County Recorder Contributing Library: Boone County Public Library Digitizing Sponsor: LYRASIS members and Sloan Foundation View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this il...more

  • "Once fixated, it's very difficult to move President Trump, Candidate Trump, President-Elect Trump, off that fixation..." 3 of 4: "Mr. Trump's Wild Ride: The Thrills, Chills, Screams..." by Major Garrett

    Sep 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English:  Identifier: chinasopendoorsk00wild (find matches) Title: China's open door; a sketch of Chinese life and history Year: 1900 (1900s) Authors: Wildman, Rounsevelle, 1864-1901 Subjects:  Publisher: Boston, Lothrop Publishing Company Contributing Library: The Library of Congress Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see t...more

  • "For Trump, the look is important, the sense of commanding a room is important, the sense of coming in and talking to him plainly about what you want to do and why is also important..." 2 of 4: "Mr. Trump's Wild Ride:..." by Major Garrett

    Sep 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Donald Trump with Bill Clinton at Trump Tower in 2000 Ralph Alswang, Office of the President - Clinton Presidential Library Donald Trump with Bill Clinton at Trump Tower in 2000 Public Domain File:Donald Trump and Bill Clinton 05.jpg Created: 16 June 2000 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "For Trump, the look is important, the sense of commanding a room is important, the sense of coming in and talki...more

  • "Does (Grover Norquist) say that Donald Trump is a fully formed Reagan Republican?.." 1 of 4: "Mr. Trump's Wild Ride: The Thrills, Chills, Screams, and Occasional Blackouts of an Extraordinary Presidency" by Major Garrett

    Sep 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: 1976. At his home at Rancho del Cielo This media is available in the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration, cataloged under the National Archives Identifier (NAID) 198600. Ronald Reagan wearing cowboy hat at Rancho del Cielo. Public Domain File:Ronald Reagan with cowboy hat 12-0071M edit.jpg Created: 1976date QS:P571,+1976-00-00T00:00:00Z/9) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "D...more

  • “What’s shaping up to be the big fight is over the SWIFT system, to keep track of transactions between intl partners and Iranians. Europeans really want to keep that open or create an alternative channel.”—Mike Doran

    Sep 22 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: The ancient, Roman Latakia Tetraporticus, or the Triumphal Arch of Septimius Severus, is a tetrapyla built by Septimius Severus in 193 AD in the Saliba neighborhood of Latakia, in northwestern Syria. Image licensing, Wikipedia Commons: Voit kopioida, levittää ja/tai muuttaa tätä asiakirjaa GNU Free Documentation License -lisenssin version 1.2 tai myöhemmän ehtojen alaisena, jotka on jul...more

  • Trust-Busting Today: 2 of 2: "Lower taxes and deregulation will generally produce more growth, and that's exactly what's happened..." @RichardAEpstein @HoooverInst

    Sep 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English:  Identifier: greatnorthwestgu00wins (find matches) Title: The great Northwest : a guide-book and itinerary for the use of tourists and travellers over the lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad, the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company and the Oregon and California Railroad : containing descriptions of states, territories, cities, towns, and places along the routes of these allied systems of transportation, and embracing facts relating to the history, resources, popul...more

  • Trust-Busting Today: 1 of 2: "And if you say to Amazon, we're going to force you to change your business; we're going t break you up in some particular way..." @RichardAEpstein @HoooverInst

    Sep 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Last Spike, by Thomas Hill, (1881)  Thomas Hill (1829–1908) - Here The painting depicts the ceremony of the driving of the "Last Spike" at Promontory Summit, UT, on May 10, 1869, joining the rails of the Central Pacific Railroad and the Union Pacific Railroad. Public Domain File:The Last Spike 1869.jpg Created: 1881date QS:P571,+1881-00-00T00:00:00Z/9 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trust...more

  • In Europe: "They're worried about the content of Twitter and Facebook, and they're worried about the manipulation of the content..." @adwooldridge @Economist

    Sep 22 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Original file ‎(2,370 × 1,728 pixels, file size: 1.71 MB, MIME type: image/jpeg); ZoomViewer: flash/no flash Open in Media ViewerConfiguration Summary[edit] Description  English:  Identifier: wheretospendwint00wine (find matches) Title: Where to spend the winter months. A birdseye view of a trip to Mexico, via Havana Year: 1880 (1880s) Authors: Wineburgh, M. (Michael) Subjects:  Publisher: New York, M. Wineburgh & co. Contributing Library: The Library of Congress ...more

  • Salena Zito: “I actually think that Diane Feinstein has united the Republicans more than [has] any other moment in the entire presidency of Donald Trump.”

    Sep 21 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Engraving, 1855: The house of a hundred princes [US Senators] when there were sixty. Here: Henry Clay speaks in the debate over the Compromise of 1850 in the Old Senate Chamber. Permission: Public domain; Library of Congress & Wikipedia This engraving depicts the Golden Age of the United States Senate in the Old Senate Chamber, site of many of the institution's most memorable events. H...more

  • Steve Moore on Laffer Curve: “When you cut a tax rate, & reduce the punishment on saving or investment or work, you get more. When you tax something less, you get more of it; when you tax something more, you get less of it”

    Sep 21 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: Child laborer in New Jersey, 1910 Steve Moore, Heritage Foundation, clarifies the meaning of the Laffer Curve and how it works now. The US economy is outperforming all other economies in the Solar System. Art Laffer has been popular since the 1980s with his Laffer Curve. Grow the economy faster to get more people into jobs, get corporations to expand their operations and bring some ope...more

  • “Moon is subverting South Korea” –Gordon Chang; “Who's making money? Maybe people already in power” —Tara O

    Sep 21 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: The Battle of Inchon (Hangul: 인천상륙작전; Hanja: 仁川上陸作戰) was an amphibious invasion and battle of the Korean War that resulted in a decisive victory and strategic reversal in favor of the United Nations (UN). The operation involved some 75,000 troops and 261 naval vessels, and led to the recapture of the South Korean capital of Seoul two weeks later. The code name for the operation was Opera...more

  • Cleo Paskal: "Rising sea level affects supply chains, security situations, military bases. All these become a security sink"

    Sep 21 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Image: A Finnish version of a graph showing recent sea level rise; from Wikipedia. Permission* Cleo Paskal*, visiting Trudeau Fellow, University of Montreal, and associate Fellow, Chatham House, and JBS reporter on unexpected places; discusses how American economics have been distorted by the US flood insurance program and flood-plain repair. We’re building in increasingly marginal areas, putt...more

  • EU weighs regulating Amazon: "Amazon itself has more than a million small businesses that sell their product from the US..." @GeneMarks

    Sep 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Original file ‎(1,912 × 1,362 pixels, file size: 777 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg); ZoomViewer: flash/no flash Open in Media ViewerConfiguration Summary[edit] Description  English:  Identifier: firstcenturyofna01hodg (find matches) Title: First century of national existence; the United States as they were and are.. Year: 1873 (1870s) Authors: Hodge, James Thacher, 1816-1871. (from old catalog) Kettell, Thomas Prentice. (from old catalog) Perkins, Frederick Beecher, 1828-1899...more

  • Small Business America: "It's a good economy. The capital is there..." @GeneMarks

    Sep 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons. Information from its description page there is shown below. Commons is a freely licensed media file repository. You can help. Featured picture star This is a featured picture, which means that members of the community have identified it as one of the finest images on the English Wikipedia, adding significantly to its accompanying article. If you have a different image of similar quality, be sure to upload it using the proper free licen...more

  • "Talking about how she was put in a cell for those who were sentenced to be executed..." "Women of the Gulag" Director Marianna Yarovskaya. @PaulR_Gregory

    Sep 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:No higher resolution available. GULag2MuseumMoscowRussia.jpg ‎(800 × 600 pixels, file size: 451 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Open in Media ViewerConfiguration Summary[edit] Description  English: GULag Museum Moscow Russia Esperanto: GULag muzeo en Moskvo, Rusio Русский: Музей ГУЛага (Главное Управление Лагерей)в Москве на ул.Петровка, Россия Date 15 October 2008 Source Own work Author Vladimir OKC Licensing[edit] Public domain I, the copyright holder of this work, relea...more

  • Churchill's Bomb: 4 of 4: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race by Graham Farmelo

    Sep 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:H. G. Wells in 1943 View author information Public Domain File:Herbert George Wells in 1943.jpg Uploaded: 3 March 2018  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Churchill's Bomb: 4 of 4: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race by Graham Farmelo https://www.amazon.com/Churchills-Bomb-Graham-Farmelo/dp/0571249795/ref=sr1cc_3?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1537489846&sr=1-3-catcor...more

  • Churchill's Bomb: 3 of 4: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race by Graham Farmelo

    Sep 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:H. G. Wells c. 1918 Unknown - https://archive.org/details/secretsofcreweho00stua Portrait photo of English writer Herbert George Wells (1866-1946). Permission details Public domain works must be out of copyright in both the United States and in the source country of the work in order to be hosted on the Commons. If the work is not a U.S. work, the file must have an additional copyright tag indicating the copyright status in the source country.View more Public Domainview term...more

  • Churchill's Bomb: 2 of 4: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race by Graham Farmelo

    Sep 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:141 Maybury Rd, Woking, where Wells lived from May 1895 until late 1896[31] Wla at Italian Wikipedia - Own work by the original uploader Maybury Hill. The home of the "H.G.wells" in the novel war of the worlds Public Domain File:MayburyRoad h.g.wells house.jpg Created: 1 March 2009  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Churchill's Bomb: 2 of 4: How the United States Overtook Britain in the Fi...more

  • Churchill's Bomb: 1 of 4: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race by Graham Farmelo

    Sep 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Wells studying in London c. 1890 Library of the London School of Economics and Political Science - H.G. Wells , c1890 Uploaded by Fæ Picture taken by Frederick Hollyer IMAGELIBRARY/120 Persistent URL: archives.lse.ac.uk/dserve.exe?dsqServer=lib-4.lse.ac.uk&a... No restrictions File:H. G. Wells, c.1890.jpg Created: 10 September 2009 Location: 51° 30′ 51.9″ N, 0° 7′ 0.88″ W ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @Batchelo...more

  • Thunder in the Argonne 4 of 4: A New History of America's Greatest Battle (Battles and Campaigns) by Douglas V. Mastriano

    Sep 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:U.S. Marines during the offensive U.S. Marines - U.S. National Archives U.S. Marines during the Meuse-Argonne Campaign in World War I. Public Domain File:U.S. Marines during the Meuse-Argonne Campaign.jpg Created: World War I ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Thunder in the Argonne 4 of 4: A New History of America's Greatest Battle (Battles and Campaigns) by Douglas V. Mastriano https://www.amazon.c...more

  • Thunder in the Argonne 3 of 4: A New History of America's Greatest Battle (Battles and Campaigns) by Douglas V. Mastriano

    Sep 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Lt. Gen. Hunter Liggett, Commander of First Army National Photo Company - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID npcc.19524. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information. Brigadier General Hunter Liggett Public Domain File:Hunter Liggett.jpg Created: between 1908 and 1919 date QS:...more

  • Thunder in the Argonne 2 of 4: A New History of America's Greatest Battle (Battles and Campaigns) by Douglas V. Mastriano

    Sep 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Sedan–Verdun and Vicinity: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive, September–November 1918 (c. 1938). View author information Public Domain File:Meuse-Argonne Offensive - Map.jpg Uploaded: 16 June 2005) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Thunder in the Argonne 2 of 4: A New History of America's Greatest Battle (Battles and Campaigns) by Douglas V. Mastriano https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075H35N3V/ref=dbsadef...more

  • Thunder in the Argonne 1 of 4: A New History of America's Greatest Battle (Battles and Campaigns) by Douglas V. Mastriano

    Sep 21 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:German soldiers drawing water Bundesarchiv, Bild 104-0153 / CC-BY-SA 3.0 For documentary purposes the German Federal Archive often retained the original image captions, which may be erroneous, biased, obsolete or politically extreme. I. Weltkrieg 1914-1918 Argonnen, Die Conzquelle; Mai 1915 CC BY-SA 3.0 de File:Bundesarchiv Bild 104-0153, Argonnen, Soldaten beim Wasserholen.jpg Created: 1 May 1915 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedule...more

  • "The committee tried to go the extra mile, show some sensitivity, and give Ford an opportunity to testify..." @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO

    Sep 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Title: Our overworked Supreme Court Abstract: Illustration shows Supreme Court justices "Woods, Blatchford, Harlan, Gray, Miller, Field, Waite, Bradley [and] Matthews" around a table, struggling to keep up with an overload of cases piling up on the floor, delivered "From the Lower Courts" by mail clerks entering on the left, as well as "Cases Unadjudicated 1880-1882" and "Cases Unadjudicated 1883-", and a cabinet labeled "188...more

  • Declassification: "And I was surprised that Comey and McCabe and others were included..." @AndrewCMCCarthy @NRO

    Sep 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:From left to right: minority counsel Fred Thompson, ranking member Howard Baker, and chair Sam Ervin of the Senate Watergate Committee in 1973. taken by the official Senate photographer, a government employee - Sam Ervin Library. http://www.samervinlibrary.org/images/Questioning%20the%20witness.jpg Photo from U.S. Senate Watergate hearings. From left to right: minority counsel Fred Thompson, ranking member Howard Baker, and chair Sam Ervin of the Senate Watergate Committee. Pe...more

  • SCOTUS: "If the Republicans cannot produce 51 votes to get Kavanaugh through this process, and seated on the Supreme Court..." @MonicaCrowley

    Sep 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Original file ‎(3,072 × 1,920 pixels, file size: 1.67 MB, MIME type: image/jpeg); ZoomViewer: flash/no flash Open in Media ViewerConfiguration Summary[edit] Description  English:  Identifier: supremecourtinun03warr (find matches) Title: The Supreme Court in United States history Year: 1922 (1920s) Authors: Warren, Charles, 1868-1954 Subjects: United States. Supreme Court Law Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown Contributing Library: The Library of Congress Digitizing Sp...more

  • Trade: "President Trump and his hardline advisers speak for many people hen they say, Enough is enough..." Mark Clifford, former editor South China Morning Post @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trade: "President Trump and his hardline advisers speak for many people hen they say, Enough is enough..." Mark Clifford, former editor South China Morning Post @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • "The question in Beijing seems to be, Who lost America?" @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The question in Beijing seems to be, Who lost America?" @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast https://www.ft.com/content/92c8f00e-bbbe-11e8-94b2-17176fbf93f5

  • "When President Trump announced this latest tranche of tariffs Monday..., the Chinese state run media was completely silent..."@AlanTonelson @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "When President Trump announced this latest tranche of tariffs Monday..., the Chinese state run media was completely silent..."@AlanTonelson @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast https://www.ft.com/content/92c8f00e-bbbe-11e8-94b2-17176fbf93f5

  • Will North Korea honor the agreement? [chuckle] Of course not. Can the North pull off an Olympics? It’d be easier if every guest didn't have to have five minders; & if and only if Moon & the South pay for everything, incl Kim’s hotel. —Bruce Bechtol

    Sep 20 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: Gold crown excavated from the Heavenly Horse Tomb. 한국어: 대한민국 국보 제188호 천마총 금관 Cheonmachong, formerly Tomb No.155 in South Korea, is a tumulus located in Gyeongju, South Korea. The name "Cheonmachong" means Sky Horse Tomb. It was built in the style of Silla, excavated in 1973 and is believed to date probably from the Fifth Century but perhaps from the Sixth Century AD. Permissio...more

  • Not one guy in the Chinese army wd take a bullet for Xi. Army may not be able to defeat Taiwan, but they sure can defeat Beijing. –Arthur Waldron

    Sep 20 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: Chinese soldiers in 1899 (from Wikipedia).    “Not one guy in the Chinese army would take a bullet for Xi. The Mainland army may not be able to defeat Taiwan, but they sure can defeat Beijing.” –Arthur Waldron Arthur Waldron, Lauder Professor of International Relations in the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania, explains that there are more and more symptoms of Xi ha...more

  • Elon Musk finds a deep-pocket customer for a Moon adventure. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Fichier d’origine ‎(2 700 × 1 885 pixels, taille du fichier : 8,77 Mio, type MIME : image/jpeg) Ouvrir dans le Visualiseur de médiasConfiguration  Ce fichier et sa description proviennent de Wikimedia Commons. Accéder au fichier sur Commons Accéder au fichier sur Commons Description[modifier le code] Description  Français : La maison du 2 rue Charles Dubois à Amiens (Somme), où Jules Verne a vécu de 1882 à 1900. Vue du grand salon, appelé aussi "salon de musique". ...more

  • Bulletin from Vera Rubin Ridge inside Gale Crater, Mars. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 20 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Bulletin from Vera Rubin Ridge inside Gale Crater, Mars.  Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/curiosity-fails-again-to-drill-into-vera-rubin-ridge/

  • Democrats can't defeat Kavanaugh, only Republicans can: it’s all about vote counts. —Bill McGurn, WSJ

    Sep 20 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Bill McGurn, WSJ, disccusses Sen Susan Collins (R-Maine), the maverick senator on whom rests a good deal of the decision to accept Judge Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court. She was adamant about not having voted for Donald Trump in 2016; is often at odds with the Republican majority, and is speaking out forcefully on the allegation against Judge Kavanaugh. Question: is the delay a ploy or not...more

  • Senate Intell head nurtures & trains Chinese spy. FBI notified her; DiFi did zero. Spy is now happily working in California. Huge national scandal. —M Ledeen

    Sep 20 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: Perfidy.  Head of Senate Intell Committee entertains Chinese Communist Party spy for two decades.   Michael Ledeen, FDD, speaks on Senator Diane Feinstein, a prominent member of San Francisco society, who held on to an accusatory letter for months then revealed it in September in order to sandbag a Supreme Court nominati0n. Her chauffeur of twenty years has now been revealed to have bee...more

  • RNC poll favors Dems; panic! GOP voters languid. “Trump is better at inflaming his enemies than gathering his supporters.” —Joshua Greene, Bloomberg

    Sep 19 2018

    . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: Republican lassitude about voting in the November Midterms may cede the election to Democrats. Here, a two-toed sloth who reported to a pollster that he had no intention of voting, adding,  "Why bother voting when we all know that our side will win anyway?" Joshua Green, Bloomberg, on a Republican National Committee poll suggesting that the upcoming Midterms will be good fo...more

  • Tales of the New Cold War: 2 of 2: What Vladimir Putin is not. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    Sep 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Ivan the Terrible killing his son; painting by Ilya Repin Ilya Repin - Own work Public Domain File:Iván el Terrible y su hijo, por Iliá Repin.jpg Created: 31 December 1884  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War: 2 of 2: What Vladimir Putin is not. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-russia/putin-sees-chance-ci...more

  • Tales of the New Cold War: 1 of 2: What Vladimir Putin is not. Stephen F. Cohen @NYU @Princeton eastwestaccord.com.

    Sep 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: he Oprichniki by Nikolai Nevrev. The painting shows the last minutes of boyarin Feodorov, arrested for treason. To mock his alleged ambitions on the Tsar's title, the nobleman was given Tsar's regalia before execution. Nikolai Nevrev - [1] Public Domain File:0NevrevNV Oprichniki BISH.jpg Created: 1870s date QS:P,+1870-00-00T00:00:00Z/8 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Tales of the New Cold War:...more

  • "The Left… will say, Well, gee, Senator Feinstein, you've had that letter in your possession since early August…" @HooverWhalen

    Sep 19 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: Teenaged boy, 1910 "The Left… will say, Well, gee, Senator Feinstein, you've had that letter in your possession since early August…" @HooverWhalen Bill Whalen, writing Area 45 podcast for Hoover, remarks that it’s alleged that when Brett Kavanaugh was seventeen, over thirty-five years ago, he was aggressive against a young woman. Sen Diane Feinstein, who’s held on to her...more

  • "I would press the White House to sign a deal with Canada. Let's get that off the table..." @LizPeek @FNC

    Sep 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:WellingtonStreetOttawa_1900s.jpg ‎(800 × 507 pixels, file size: 166 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Open in Media ViewerConfiguration Description  English: Postcard of Wellington Street, across from Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Canada. Date circa 1900 s Source  Logo BAnQ This image is available from Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec under the reference number P547,S1,SS1,SSS8,D136 This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright t...more

  • "Very low odds of a recession in the next three years...any downturn is 2 and a half to seven years away..." @LizPeek @FNC

    Sep 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Original file ‎(2,592 × 1,944 pixels, file size: 1.81 MB, MIME type: image/jpeg); ZoomViewer: flash/no flash Open in Media ViewerConfiguration Summary[edit] Description  The Appalachian Trail continues on towards its Southern terminus in Northern Georgia here, at Newfound Gap, on the border of Tennessee and North Carolina. This is also the starting point for several popular day hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Photo taken by myself, Scott Basford, on April 20...more

  • Kavanaugh: "I doubt she testifies, because, what would she say?" @VDhanson @HooverInst

    Sep 19 2018

    Photo:Original file ‎(4,096 × 2,480 pixels, file size: 3.62 MB, MIME type: image/jpeg); ZoomViewer: flash/no flash Open in Media ViewerConfiguration Summary[edit] Description  English: US Senate Chamber (Restored image from glass negative) Date circa 1873 Source  US-LibraryOfCongress-BookLogo.svg This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cwpbh.03299. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the ...more

  • Erdogan of Turkey condemns an "interest rate lobby" as a code for anti-semtisim. @AykanErdemir @FDD

    Sep 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:nglish: Tophane Fountain, Istanbul, Turkey Date between 1890 and 1900 Source From Library of Congress. TITLE: [Tophane Fountain, Istanbul, Turkey] CALL NUMBER: FOREIGN GEOG FILE - Turkey [item] [P&P] REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-DIG-ppmsca-03042 (digital file from original) No known restrictions on publication. MEDIUM: 1 photomechanical print : photochrom, color. CREATED/PUBLISHED: [between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900] NOTES: Title devised by Library staff. Caption on item: &quo...more

  • Hotel Mars: Gateway is not a path to the moon colony. Haym Benaroya, Rutgers. David Livingston @Spaceshow.com

    Sep 19 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: This year's version of the Habitat Demonstration Unit -- the Deep Space Habitat -- with the student-built X-Hab loft on top, a hygiene compartment on one side and airlock on the other. Date 21 January 2012 Source https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasadesertrats/6127812826/in/photostream Author NASA Licensing[edit] Public domain This file is in the public domain in the United States because it was solely created by NASA. NASA copyright policy states that "NASA...more

  • Why did Iran salvo missiles into Iraq to destroy a meeting? @EliLake @BV

    Sep 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Koysinjaq, Iraq Date 23 November 2010 (original upload date) Source https://www.panoramio.com/photo/44099081 Author ✿ Vlinder ✿ Permission (Reusing this file)  w:en:Creative Commons attribution This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.  Attribution: ✿ Vlinder ✿ You are free: to share – to copy, distribute and transmit the work to remix – to adapt the work Under the following conditions: attribution – You must attribute the wor...more

  • Have two hundred years of Lockeian Liberalism destroyed the Liberal Order? @BerkowitzPeter @HooverInst

    Sep 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Original file ‎(875 × 1,140 pixels, file size: 567 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Open in Media ViewerConfiguration A portrait of John Locke. Public domain This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. Dialog-warning.svg You must also include a United States public domain tag to indicate why this work is in the public domain in the United States. Note that a few co...more

  • Germany treats BDS at arm's length & What is to be done? Benjamin Weinthal @FDD

    Sep 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Size of this preview: 800 × 503 pixels. Other resolutions: 320 × 201 pixels | 640 × 402 pixels | 1,024 × 644 pixels | 1,616 × 1,016 pixels. Original file ‎(1,616 × 1,016 pixels, file size: 4.29 MB, MIME type: image/png) This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons. Information from its description page there is shown below. Commons is a freely licensed media file repository. You can help. Summary [edit] Description: View of Friedrichstraße in Berlin, around 1900. Source: Scan ...more

  • US ignored Soviet lesson, entered Afghanistan. Failure.

    Sep 18 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules . Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: Artyom Genrikhovich Borovik (12 Sept 1960 — 9 March 2000) (Артем Боровик), a prominent young journalist, was the first Russian to write that the Soviet war in Afghanistan was massively failing. From this, the mothers of the dead and missing boys began to organize, even under the boot of the USSR, eventually forcing the Moscow Kremlin to acknowledge defeat and withdraw. Here: Artyom...more

  • Kavanaugh: "He's got his life on the line, obviously, because his professional reputation is at stake..." @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Sep 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Image of US Postage stamp depicting U.S. Supreme Court building, designed by Charles R. Chickering Date 2 August 1950 Source US Post Office Author Bureau of Engraving and Printing, designed by Charles R. Chickering Image rendered for color, tone and clarity by Gwillhickers ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Kavanaugh: "He's got his life on the line, obviously, because his professional rep...more

  • Kavanaugh: Allen Drury's "Advise and Consent" (1962) on live TV. @JohnFund @DavidMDrucker @ThadMcCotter

    Sep 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Will Geer (Sen. Strickland), Don Murray (Sen. Anderson), Charles Laughton (Sen. Cooley), Walter Pidgeon (Sen. Munson), Malcolm Atterbury (Sen. August), and Paul Ford (Sen. Danta) in the US Senate chamber in Advise and Consent. (uncopyrighted movie trailer screenshot) Source  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVmIJvNSQdg Per "WikiProject-Film Talk Archive #12 (§10): Free Images for Films" (April, 2007), under US Copyright Law (Title 17 USC): "Trailers are considere...more

  • Trump orders 20 pages of FISA June 2017 declassified along with all text messages from Comey, McCabe, Strzok, Page and Ohr. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

    Sep 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: British satire of Franco-American relations after the XYZ Affair in May of 1798; 5 Frenchmen plunder female "America", while six figures representing other European countries look on. John Bull sits laughing on "Shakespeare's Cliff." Date 1 June 1798 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump orders 20 pages of FISA June 2017 declassified along with all text messages from Comey,...more

  • SecState Pompeo warns Iran that November 4 is the end & What is to be done with John Kerry/ Behnam ben Talablu @FDD @ThadMcCotter

    Sep 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:U.S. Department of State Follow Secretary Kerry Meets With Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif in Austria Amid Syria Discussions in Vienna  U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry listens as Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif makes a point to a group of U.S. officials attending a meeting in the Hotel Bristol in Vienna, Austria, on October 29, 2015, focused on the future of Syria. [State Department Photo/Public Domain] ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.co...more

  • Gillum of Florida introduced a February 2016 BDS event supported by CAIR-Florida. @AaronKleinShow

    Sep 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Gillum of Florida introduced a February 2016 BDS event supported by CAIR-Florida.  @AaronKleinShow https://www.breitbart.com/jerusalem/2018/09/13/andrew-gillum-encouraged-attendees-at-cair-hosted-conference-promoting-boycott-of-israel/

  • Trump walks the talk on $200 Billion tariffs aimed at Red China's piracy. @AlanTonelson @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter

    Sep 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Captain Bartho. Roberts with two Ships, Viz the Royal Fortune and Ranger, takes in Sail in Whydah Road on the Coast of Guiney, January 11th. 1721/2.: a copper engraving[1] Date circa 1724 Source Defoe, Daniel; Johnson, Charles (1724) "Capt. Bartho. Roberts, and His Crew" in A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pyrates, London: T. Warner, pp. plate facing p. 202  Author Engraved by Benjamin Cole2 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact ...more

  • Afghan helo shot down; left dead to rot: no effort to retrieve the bodies.

    Sep 18 2018

    Photo: Replying to @billroggio A segment of the Taliban video of crash site. Note how casually Taliban fighters are walking around the scene at least 10 hours after the crash. Afghan military couldn't or wouldn't secure the crash site.  WARNING: there are bodies in the video, the Taliban does blur most of it. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow .. Tom Joscelyn, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, ...more

  • The mystery of a reunited Korea, barbed wire and benefits. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast @ThadMcCotter

    Sep 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: A South Korean sentry near the demilitarized zone (Imjingang). Date 17 May 2005 Source Own work Author Johannes Barre, iGEL (talk) Camera location 37° 53′ 24.98″ N, 126° 44′ 20.75″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap. View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The mystery of a reunited Korea, barbed wire and benefits.  @GordonGChang...more

  • "...Scalia has no patience for anybody on the Court who is not willing to damn the torpedoes..." Scalia: 3 of 3: A Court of One by Bruce Allen Murphy

    Sep 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoThe 2009–2010 Court, with President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and retiring justice David Souter with Scalia fourth from right Steve Petteway, Supreme Court photographer. Credit Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States. Catalog number is 9397-001. - http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2009/09/supremecourtreceptivetofre.html President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden with the members of the Supreme Court and retiring justice Dav...more

  • "They were looking for the best person who could get confirmed along with William Rehnquist..." Scalia: 2 of 3: A Court of One by Bruce Allen Murphy

    Sep 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo Judge and Mrs. Scalia (left) and President Reagan (right) watch as Chief Justice Warren Burger swears William Rehnquist in as the next Chief Justice, September 26, 1986. Bill Fitz-Patrick, White House Photographer - http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/photographs/supreme.html Justice William Rehnquist is sworn in as Chief Justice by his predecessor, Warren Burger as Judge and Mrs. Antonin Scalia and President Ronald Reagan look on. Permission details This work is in the pu...more

  • "He loved being in Queens..." Scalia: 1 of 3: A Court of One by Bruce Allen Murphy

    Sep 18 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: More details President Reagan and his Supreme Court nominee Scalia in the Oval Office, July 7, 1986 Bill Fitz-Patrick, White House Photographer - http://www.reagan.utexas.edu/archives/photographs/supreme.html President Ronald Reagan and Judge Antonin Scalia confer in the Oval Office, July 7, 1986 Permission details This work is free and may be used by anyone for any purpose. If you wish to use this content, you do not need to request permission as long as you follow any li...more

  • 2: (2 of 2) Native Americans sit on trillions of dollars’ worth of minerals; have been locked out of all of it by a colonial-minded US Congress. —Terry Anderson

    Sep 17 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: Millions of acres of Native land were flagrantly stolen, forcing Indigenous peoples into constricting reservations where ancient cultures were crushed, residents were forced to be entirely dependent on skimpy federal largesse; and European settlers confiscated vast swaths of the continent.   .. The wealth of the land, after tribes had been abused and brutally starved by our government ...more

  • 1: (1 of 2) Native Americans sit on trillions of dollars’ worth of minerals; have been locked out of all of it by a colonial-minded US Congress. —Terry Anderson

    Sep 17 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: Twenty thousand years of dignified living in North America, yet today obliged by a colonialist Congress to be wards of the state.   Here: Indian Chiefs on February 22, 1913, at the groundbreaking ceremony for the National American Indian Memorial .. Terry L. Anderson, senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution; past president of the Property and Environment Research Center in Bozeman, MT,...more

  • Searching for Martian Liquid Water: 1 of 2: "We think that Earth and Mars and all the rocky planets formed in similar ways..." Kevin Cannon, @Nature.

    Sep 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:  This image shows bluish-white frost seen on the Martian surface near NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander. The image was taken by the lander's Surface Stereo Imager on the 131st Martian day, or sol, of the mission (Oct. 7, 2008). Frost is expected to continue to appear in images as fall, then winter approach Mars' northern plains. The Phoenix Mission is led by the University of Arizona, Tucson, on behalf of NASA. Project management of the mission is by NASA's Jet Propul...more

  • Searching for Martian Liquid Water: 2 of 2: "Clay minerals typically have about 5 to 15 percent water by weight..." Kevin Cannon, @Nature.

    Sep 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Mission: Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Target: Mars Spacecraft: Curiosity Instrument: Mastcam Views: 12,847 Full-Res TIFF: PIA16567.tif Full-Res JPG: PIA16567.jpg Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Searching for Martian Liquid Water: 2 of 2: "Clay minerals typically have about 5 to 15 percent water by weight..."  Kevin Cannon, @Nature. https://www.nature...more

  • "Again, this is not in the Constitution. This is an invention of John Marshall..." Marshall: 3 of 3: The Chief Justice Who Saved the Nation, by Harlow Giles Unger.

    Sep 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The text of the McCulloch v. Maryland decision, handed down March 6, 1819, as recorded in the minutes of the US Supreme Court http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=21 (McCulloch v. Maryland decision, March 6, 1819, Minutes of the Supreme Court of the United States, SOURCE: http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=21 ) Public Domain File:Mccullochvmaryland.png Uploaded: 10 September 2012  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitt...more

  • "And nothing in the Constitution gives the Supreme Court the right to do so (to declare an act of Congress unconstitutional)..." " John Marshall: 2 of 3: The Chief Justice Who Saved the Nation, by Harlow Giles Unger.

    Sep 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Marshall's Chief Justice nomination Daniel Rice - http://riceonhistory.wordpress.com/2011/08/19/john-marshall-chief-justice-nomination/ John Adams's nomination of John Marshall to serve as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "And nothing in the Constitution gives the Supreme Court the right to d...more

  • "Actually James Monroe and John Marshall shared the same hut at Valley Forge..." John Marshall: 1 of 3: The Chief Justice Who Saved the Nation, by Harlow Giles Unger.

    Sep 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The encampment at Valley Forge in 1778 (1830 engraving by G. Boynton) George W. Boynton (engraving) - Sparkes, Jered "The Life of George Washington" Boston: Tappen & Dennet 1843 "The Cooper Collections of American History" (uploader's private collection) Scanned by the uploader, Centpacrr. Encampment at Valley Forge 1778 (Steel engraving) Public Domain File:Encampment at Valley Forge 1778.jpg Created: 31 December 1829  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow...more

  • Robert Jackson: "By the time he came back from Nuremberg, he became a very conservative justice --always worried about the Soviet threat..." "The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices:" 2 of 2: by Noah Feldman.

    Sep 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Chief U.S. Prosecutor at the International Military Tribunal, Nuremberg, Germany, Robert H. Jackson,1945-46 View author information Public Domain File:Prosecutor Robert Jackson at Nuremberg Trials.jpg Uploaded: 20 September 2006  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Robert Jackson: "By the time he came back from Nuremberg, he became a very conservative justice --always worried about the Soviet threat.....more

  • Felix Frankfurter: "When someone asked him to change his name to join a law firm, he said, I think I'll stick with what I've go..." "The Battles and Triumphs of FDR's Great Supreme Court Justices:" 1 of 2: by Noah Feldman.

    Sep 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Unknown or not provided Record creator Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 Title  Eleanor Roosevelt with Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. and Felix Frankfurter in Hyde Park, New York Date 30 May 1956 Current location  National Archives and Records Administration Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q518155 Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (NLFDR), 4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, NY, 12538-1999. Record ID  NARA Logo created 2010.svg This media is available in the holdings of ...more

  • Why did Progressives oppose Neil Gorsuch, Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas and John Roberts on the John Roberts court in 2017? @adamjwhitedc @HooverInst

    Sep 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Marshall on the 1890 $20 Treasury Note, one of 53 people depicted on United States banknotes National Museum of American History - Image by Godot13 A Series 1891 $20 Treasury Note depicting John Marshall with the signatures of Blanche Kelso Bruce and Ellis H. Roberts. Marshall was U.S. Secretary of State (1800–01) and then Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (1801–35). Permission details Use of this image should give credit to the National Numismatic Collection at the Smithson...more

  • Originalism and Scalia: 2 of 2: "So he (Scalia) says, now, what the Constitution says is that the right of individuals to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed..." @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Sep 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: More details John Marshall's House in Richmond, Virginia photographer not credited - Historic American Buildings Survey photo via Library of Congress website [1] [2] John Marshall House (Richmond, Virginia) (cropped)) Permission details Historic American Buildings Survey HABS VA,44-RICH,4-1 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Originalism and Scalia: 2 of 2: "So he (Scalia) says, now, what the C...more

  • Originalism and Scalia: 1 of 2: "What our friend, Toobin, is trying to do is to delegitimate a Scalia, delegitimate his originalist philosophy..." @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst.

    Sep 17 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Oak Hill. Unknown, Photographer - http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/displayPhoto.pl?path=/pnp/habshaer/va/va0400/va0446/photos&topImages=161738pr.jpg&topLinks=161738pv.jpg,161738pu.tif&title=HABS%20VA,31-MARSH.V,1-1&displayProfile=0 John Marshall House (Fauquier County, Virginia) (cropped)) Permission details Historic American Buildings Survey http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Originalism and S...more

  • R A Epstein on forced nationalizing of US bz (2 of 2) Elizabeth Warren reaches into American corporate boards, directs who's on the board and how it conducts itself. Caveat caveat: Due process and equal protection laws of the Fourteenth Amendment.

    Sep 16 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: Stock certificate issued by Delaware, whose regulations are nothing like California’s and will not mix smoothly. Richard A Epstein on how Jerry Brown wants to decide how many females may be on a corporate board in relation to how may males; similar to Elizabeth Warren’s proposed legislation. When there’s govt coercion, need to be sure that people get a fair rate of return. . . .  To bo...more

  • R A Epstein: forced nationalizing of US bz (1 of 2) Supreme Court decision on labor unions in California: May California impose a contract on one private firm and its workers through nonconsensual compulsory arbitration?

    Sep 16 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: XIV Amendment to the Constitution, due process clause: No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. . Richard Epstein, Chicago Law, ...more

  • Greenland's Ice Sheet: 2 of 2: "Whether or not we think the same processes are in place in Antarctica, we're not sure of that..." Joseph A. MacGregor, York University,Toronto, Ontaria, Canada.

    Sep 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Herbert Ponting (1870–1935) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q127805 Description  English: Robert Falcon Scott's Terra Nova. In the pack - a lead opening up. Nederlands: Robert Falcon Scott's Terra Nova. In het pakijs - een uitweg opent zich. Date December 1910 Source/Photographer Original photo print from Ponting's negatives. Private collection of Bruce Parker, London, Ontario, Canada. Additional information  English: Photo used in the book: Scott's Last Expeditio...more

  • Greenland's Ice Sheet: 1 of 2: "We discovered that the ice sheet used to be faster (flowing) than it is now...and we came up with three different reasons.." Joseph A. MacGregor, York University,Toronto, Ontaria, Canada.

    Sep 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Image from page 550 of "Northward over the "great ice" : a narrative of life and work along the shores and upon the interior ice-cap of northern Greenland in the years 1886 and 1891-1897 ..." (1914)  Identifier: northwardovergre01pear Title: Northward over the "great ice" : a narrative of life and work along the shores and upon the interior ice-cap of northern Greenland in the years 1886 and 1891-1897 ... Year: 1914 (1910s) Authors: Peary, Robert...more

  • California outmigration 140,000/yr, & staggering income inequality: California has the sorry distinction of having the nation's highest poverty rate, 19% –blame housing costs. —Jeff Bliss, Pacific Watch

    Sep 16 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: Feral cannabis—growing wild in a ditch in Buffalo County, Nebraska. Marijuana as far as the eye can see: a Canadian company is building a weed campus in the Coachella Valley the size of eight football fields that will grow more than 90 tons of dry cannabis a year — enough to roll as many as 390 million joints. The facility's imposing presence in Cathedral City has been described as...more

  • Hotel Mars: "...They (US military) have a pretty good idea of the emerging threats posed by some of the recent Chinese developments for Earth orbit in general..." @BrianWeeden @SWFoundation David Livingston @SpaceShow

    Sep 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Illustration by Alvim Corréa, from the 1906 French edition of H.G. Wells' "War of the Worlds". Date 9 January 2013, 03:46:46 Source H.G. Wells' "War of the Worlds" Author Henrique Alvim Correa ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hotel Mars: "...They (US military) have a pretty good idea of the emerging threats posed by some of the recent Chinese developments for Eart...more

  • Hotel Mars: Space Force: "In general, most of the Pentagon bureaucracy is against the idea of a separate service..." @BrianWeeden David Livingston @SpaceShow

    Sep 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/25438/25438-h/25438-h.htm Project Gutenberg copyright analysis: "This etext was produced from Amazing Stories Fact and Science Fiction May 1962 and was first published in Amazing Stories March 1929. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed." Illustration of "Buck Rogers" operating the control board of an "air-ball", a remotely controlled UAV. 1929...more

  • Troubled KC-46: "It's like a Frankenairplane..." Tyler Rogoway @Thewarzonewire

    Sep 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:KC-46 aerial refueling tanker conducts receiver compatibility tests with a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord as part of Test 003-06. The event marks the nearing completion of "Milestone C" in the new tanker's developmental testing stage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Christopher Okula) USAF Christopher Okula - usaf.mil ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Troubled KC-46:...more

  • Waiting for "Top Gun 2: Maverick" in the New Cold War. Tyler Rogoway @Thewarzonewire

    Sep 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:U.S. Navy Fleet Air Gunnery Unit aircraft from Naval Air Facility El Centro in the late 1950s USN - U.S. Navy Naval Aviation News March 1959 [1] Four fighters of the U.S. Navy Fleet Air Gunnery Unit (FAGU), stationed at the Naval Auxiliary Air Station El Centro, California (USA), in 1958-59. The FAGU trained weapons training officers for the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps squadrons and was located at NAAS El Centro between June 1956 and June 1959. It was diesestblished at ...more

  • USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000): "There's no ammo for its guns... The Navy will not buy ammo for them..." Tyler Rogoway @thewarezonwire

    Sep 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: USS Zumwalt underway for the first time conducting at-sea tests and trials in the Atlantic Ocean, 7 December 2015. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works/Released) 151207-N-ZZ999-435 - https://www.flickr.com/photos/56594044@N06/22965290304/ 151207-N-ZZ999-435 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2015) The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) is underway for the first time conducting at-sea tests and trials in the Atlantic Ocean Dec. 7, 2015. The multimission ship will provi...more

  • "He (Ayatollah Khamenei) wants to suppress the people... to show the teeth to the people, and show that they can't uprise..." Mohsen Sazegara. Malcom Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Sep 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Image from page 79 of "Persia past and present; a book of travel and research, with more than two hundred illustrations and a map" (1906)  Identifier: cu31924028627036 Title: Persia past and present; a book of travel and research, with more than two hundred illustrations and a map Year: 1906 (1900s) Authors: Jackson, A. V. Williams (Abraham Valentine Williams), 1862-1937 Subjects: Zoroastrianism Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company London, Macmillan & Co...more

  • "In order for (the Arab states) to create a coalition against Iran, they need Israel..." Pinhas Inbari, @JerusalemCenter for Public Affairs. Malcom Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres.

    Sep 16 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Esplanade-vegen seint i 1930-åra. Ed. A Abassi, Aden, late 1930s - http://www.ebay.com/itm/Aden-Yemen-Esplanade-road-Crater-Rare-vintage-postcard-1952-Arabic-peninsula-/321049331263?pt=LHDefaultDomain0&hash=item4ac008063f View of Esplanade Road, Crater (Aden). Cropped from a postcard from the late 1930s, postally used in 1952. Offentleg eigedom File:Aden. Esplanade Road, Crater, late 1930s.jpg Oppretta: 7. januar 2013 Om medieframsynaren | Diskuter denne funksjonen | Hj...more

  • New American Civil War: 2 of 2: "..the New York Times, progressive preschool, the Donna Tartt novels, and certainly NPR, are a way of demonstrating you are in the forefront of globalism…" Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Sep 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Drawing of dead soldiers on the Antietam battlefield during the Civil War, based on a photo by Alexander Gardner; published in Harper's Weekly, 1862, p. 664. Date 1862 Source Library of Congress Website, Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-67521 Author Unknown ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow New American Civil War: 2 of 2: "..the New York Times, progressive preschool, the Donna Tartt novels, a...more

  • New American Civil War: 1 of 2: "A Red Elite and a Blue Elite, and both of these elites sum up, and represent, what makes the gulf so great..." Michael Vlahos @JHUWorldCrisis

    Sep 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:"Quaker guns" (logs used as ruses to imitate cannons) in former Confederate fortifications at Manassas Junction George N. Barnard - This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID cwpb.00979. This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information. Photograph from the main eastern theater of wa...more

  • “Burning tires in the sea” pollute the air and water, and start land-based fires. —Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents

    Sep 15 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Malcolm Hoenlein, Conference of Presidents, concerning Jeremy Corbyn, who’s deliberately using the Labour Party to effect his program against not only Israel but against Jews. “Burning tires in the sea”: they pollute the air and water, and start land-based fires. Hamas also tried to run the blockade. Pipe bomb thrown against Israeli soldiers today; this is not resistance against another power b...more

  • $6-a-gallon 'Raw Water' [for the witless overpaid]. — Henry Miller, Hoover Institution (@henryimiller):

    Sep 15 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo:  HK 大潭郊野公園 Tai Tam Tuk Raw Water Pumping Station 抽水站 21-Dec-2011 .. Henry Miller, Hoover Institution, henrymillermd.org & @henryimiller, in re: Hurricane.  Science. Get Real with $6-a-Gallon 'Raw Water' (The trend toward 'authenticity' in food has led consumers to some strange places.) Science Shows the Way as Hurricane Approaches 'Fakebook Science' and De...more

  • "What was their factual basis to believe that Carter Page was an agent of a foreign power?" The said to be soon unredacted 33 or 20 or 6 pages… @AndrewCMcCarthy…

    Sep 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Ary Scheffer Description English: A watercolor of King Lear and the Fool from Act III, Scene ii of King Lear Date 1834 Current location Folger Shakespeare Library Accession number ART Box S316 no.1 (size L) Source/Photographer Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection http://luna.folger.edu/luna/servlet/s/sp6136 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "What was their factual basis to believe t...more

  • Manafort can talk his way down from ten years, yet says he doesn't have much to say. @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO

    Sep 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:King Lear and the Fool in the Storm Object type painting Date circa 1851 Medium oil on canvas Dimensions Height: 136 cm (53.5 in); Width: 173 cm (68.1 in)  with frame: 180 × 218 × 6.5 cm (70.8 × 85.8 × 2.5 in) Current location  Scottish National Gallery Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q942713 not on view Accession number  NG 2585 Credit line Purchased with the assistance of the Art Fund 1993 References National Gallery of Scotland Source/Photographer Art UK Permission (Re...more

  • Argentina: dollarize vs extreme instability. Peronists [representing inefficient populism] were shoehorned out but are fighting violently to get back in power. —Mary Anastasia O’Grady, WSJ editorial board @MaryAnastasiaOG

    Sep 15 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Bank note: Billete 10 centavos de Peso Moneda Nacional (Argentina) . Mary Anastasia O’Grady, WSJ editorial board, @MaryAnastasiaOG, anent: Argentina has major budget problems, where the solution is dramatic: in order to roll back the inflation and extreme instability, Mary recommends “dollarizing.” Mauricio Macri finally won the presidency after Kichner. . . His govt went to the IMF for $30 m...more

  • The Death of Hitler: 3 of 3: The Final Word on the Ultimate Cold Case: The Search for Hitler’s Body

    Sep 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoEnglish: Ruins of the Reichstag in Berlin, 3 June 1945. The Reichstag after the allied bombing of Berlin. Datum mezi 1939 a 1945 Zdroj http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//39/media-39747/large.jpg IWMLondonThumbnail.jpg This is photograph BU 8573 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Autor No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Hewitt (Sgt) Svolení (Užití tohoto souboru)  This image was created and released by the Imperial War M...more

  • The Death of Hitler: 2 of 3: The Final Word on the Ultimate Cold Case: The Search for Hitler’s Body

    Sep 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Berlin, Ruinen und zerstörte Autos ADN-ZB/Archiv II. Weltkrieg 1939-45 Berlin nach den anglo-amerikanischen Luftangriff am 3. Februar 1945 Ruinen und zerstörte Autos in der Mohrenstraße [Scherl Bilderdienst] Description  Information added by Wikimedia users. English: Ruins of buildings and vehicles lie in Berlin's Mohrenstrasse after the Anglo-American air attacks on the 3rd of February, 1945 Deutsch: Bombenschäden nach einem Luftangriff am 3. Februar 1945 in der Berli...more

  • The Death of Hitler: 1 of 3: The Final Word on the Ultimate Cold Case: The Search for Hitler’s Body

    Sep 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: British and Russian soldiers on the balcony of the ruined Chancellery in Berlin, 5 July 1945. British and Russian soldiers on the balcony of the Chancellery, the spot from which Hitler made many of his speeches. Dátum 1939 és 1945 között Forrás http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//39/media-39749/large.jpg IWMLondonThumbnail.jpg This is photograph BU 8635 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Szerző No 5 Army Film & Pho...more

  • Bezos's New Shepard misses a date & What is to be done? Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Launch images from the test flight of the New Shepard spacecraft) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Bezos's New Shepard misses a date & What is to be done? Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/?s=new+shepard Suborbital rockets in the news Blue Origin delays manned flight tests of New Shepard Orion completes final parachute test Also: Gateway fantasies by NASA The weird s...more

  • Hayabusa 2 prepping for the landing on Ryugu. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: A diagram of active space missions traveling beyond Earth orbit, March 2017. Date 27 February 2017 Source http://www.planetary.org/multimedia/space-images/charts/whats-up-in-the-solar-system-frohn.html (image link) Author Olaf Frohn ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hayabusa 2 prepping for the landing on Ryugu. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/?s=hayabusa Hayabusa-2...more

  • Wild Blue Cyber Yonder: The Air Force steals a march on the service and seeks gamers and hackers. @PappalardoJoe

    Sep 15 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Wild Blue Cyber Yonder: The Air Force steals a march on the service and seeks gamers and hackers. @PappalardoJoe http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/security/a23116594/air-force-coding-programming-language-mike-kanaan/

  • "The Israeli Palestinian security cooperation on the West Bank is crucial to keeping Hamas out..." David Makovsky @WashInstitute Malcom Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Sep 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Identifier: jordanvalleypet01libb (find matches) Title: The Jordan Valley and Petra Year: 1905 (1900s) Authors: Libbey, William Subjects:  Publisher: New York, Putnam Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. ...more

  • Don't overthrow a regime till you know who’ll replace it —Mike Eisenstadt, Washington Inst (@meisenstadt58)

    Sep 14 2018

    Drawing: Diagram of barrel bombs on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Mike Eisenstadt, Washington Institute (@meisenstadt58); anent Syria. The Syrian goal has been to return to itself control of the land. Problems: Turks; massive overcrowding; populations shipped from all over to Idlib (“dead-enders”). Turkey is afraid of refugees’ entering Turkey and wants to keep things as they are. The US is liab...more

  • "It's a show of force that demonstrates to the Russian public, that the Kremlin still has organizing potential..." @IlanBerman Malcom Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Sep 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:1900 troop review on Theatre Square, Moscow. Retinue of Nicholas II (the supreme bloodsucker himself is out of the frame). Maly Theatre in background center. Picture taken before present-day Metropol Hotel replaced the classic building on far right. Date 17 April 1900 Source Москва в фотографиях, 2004, ISBN 5874171584 Author A. A. Nasvetevich ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Vostok '18: "It's...more

  • Capital investment BOOM! new plants, eqpt, machinery, investment; “A capital-goods boom is not a sugar high.” –Steve Moore, Heritage Fdn (@StephenMoore)

    Sep 14 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Steve Moore, Heritage Foundation, anent: The US is in an economic boom. A representative of The Resistance (a journo from WaPo) asserted that the boom is due not to Pres Trump but to Pres Obama [what?]. It’s especially a capital goods boom: there’s a big difference between a recovery (which Pres Obama did engender, albeit the weakest in history) and a boom, which we’re in now – consumer and inv...more

  • "Now we have to turn our attention to anybody, al Qaeda included, in new theaters such as Africa, that are part of the global jihadi franchise..." @SebGorka

    Sep 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: A sword maker of Damascus, Syria Datum circa 1900 Izvor Studiolum.com Autor uncredited) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Now we have to turn our attention to anybody, al Qaeda included, in new theaters such as Africa, that are part of the global jihadi franchise..." @SebGorka

  • Idlib: "If they do make the wrong strategic calculation, we will see not talk of Red Lines, but action..." @SebGorka @FNC

    Sep 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: توضیح  English:  Identifier: cu31924091762140 (find matches) Title: History of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia and Assyria Year: 1903 (1900s) Authors: Maspero, G. (Gaston), 1846-1916 Sayce, A. H. (Archibald Henry), 1845-1933 Subjects: Civilization, Ancient History, Ancient Publisher: London : Grolier Society Contributing Library: Cornell University Library Digitizing Sponsor: MSN View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images...more

  • Trump economy vs Trump disruptions vs Democrats. @LaraMBrownPHD @SalenaZito

    Sep 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoFête de Neuilly, Le Cirque Corvi, c.1900: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Trump economy vs Trump disruptions vs Democrats. @LaraMBrownPHD @SalenaZito

  • "Media leaking strategy:" 2 of 2: Now all their claims have disintegrated. Those who funded the dossier were the Clinton campaign and the DNC. More & more inventions to conceal that.@LeeSmithDc, @RealClearInvestigations

    Sep 14 2018

    Photo: Richard Earlom (1743–1822) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q2360939 Henry Fuseli (1741–1825) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q122382 s:en:Author:Henry Fuseli Creator:John & Josiah Boydell William Shakespeare (1564–1616) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q692 s:en:Author:William Shakespeare q:en:William Shakespeare Title King Lear Casting Out His Daughter Cordelia (Shakespeare, King Lear, Act 1, Scene 1) Description Print; Prints Date 1 August 1792 Medium Stipple engraving; published state Dimensio...more

  • Washington intervention caused the 2008 collapse. @JohnTamny @RealClearMarkets

    Sep 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoCrater from the 1962 "Sedan" nuclear test as part of Operation Plowshare. The 104 kiloton blast displaced 12 million tons of earth and created a crater 320 feet deep and 1,280 feet wide. (Look to the size of the roads in the bottom-right of the picture, and the observation deck at the lower-right edge of the crater, for a sense of scale) : ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Washington intervention ca...more

  • "Media leaking strategy:" 1 of 2: “A campaign to undermine President Trump from within the govt through illegal leaks of classified information, then thwart congressional investigators.” @LeeSmithDC, @RealClearInvestigations

    Sep 14 2018

    Photo: William Shakespeare (1564–1616) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q692 s:en:Author:William Shakespeare q:en:William Shakespeare Creator:David Garrick Benjamin Wilson (1721–1788) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q817749 James MacArdell (1729–1765) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q6138610 Title Mr. Garrick in the Character of King Lear (Shakespeare, King Lear, Act 3, Scene 1) Description Print; Prints Date 1761 Medium Mezzotint Dimensions Sheet (trimmed within plate): 16 1/8 × 20 1/4 in. (41 × 51.4 cm) ...more

  • What does Kim want? What does Moon want? What does Xi want? What does Trump want? @DavidMaxwell161 @FDD

    Sep 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: In "Operation Comeback," thousands of Chinese and North Korean Communist POWs were released from Prisoners of War compounds in Korea after renouncing Communism for freedom. Here, an aerial view shows a Chinese litter patients are carried from a C-54 air evacuation plane to a waiting ambulance following a flight from Korea. AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 84916 AC Date  Source http://www.defenseimagery.mil/imageRetrieve.action?guid=16f0866debd4c96cc88daeb0e64b79e2b248...more

  • Red China's Big Brother is cradle-to-grave digital surveillance and punishment. Charles Burton, Brock University. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 14 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Publicity photo on the set of the CBS anthology television series Studio One. This was a presentation of George Orwell's 1984. L-R: scenic designer Kim Swados, Norma Crane, Eddie Albert, and director Paul Nickell Date 1953 Source eBay front back Author CBS Television Permission (Reusing this file)  Pre-1978, no mark The photo has no copyright markings on it as can be seen in the links above. United States Copyright Office page 2 "Visually Perceptible Copies The...more

  • Burma failure: "Aung San Suu Kyi is, at worst, a participant in the genocide" —Imam Malik Mujahid, Faith Coalition to End Genocide in Burma (stopgenocide.org)

    Sep 13 2018

    PhotoImage from page 85 of "Burma" (1900) Identifier: cu31924023498557 / Title: Burma / Year: 1900 (1900s) / Authors: Ferrars, Max Ferrars, Bertha / Subjects: Ethnology / Publisher: London : S. Low, Marston & Co., Ltd. / Contributing Library: Cornell University Library / Digitizing Sponsor: MSN / View Book Page: Book Viewer / About This Book: Catalog Entry / View All Images: All Images from Book http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter...more

  • Burma failure: Two young Reuters journalists who reported on the Burmese massacre of Rohingya are now sentenced seven years at hard labor. — Paul Mooney, journo based in Bangkok

    Sep 13 2018

    . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Paul Mooney, independent journalist based in Bangkok, on the latest in Burma. Two young men who reported for Reuters on the apparent massacre of Rohingya are now sentenced to long, hard labor of seven years. The Burmese police handed them documents, then arrested the two for holding them. They’ve been charged under the leftover, colonial Official Secrets Act. A few governments have issued st...more

  • "He identified that this president was being undermined from within..." Who is Rich Higgins & What is to be done? @MonicaCrowley

    Sep 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Creator:William Sharp Benjamin West (1738–1820) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q313498 Creator:John & Josiah Boydell William Shakespeare (1564–1616) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q692 s:en:Author:William Shakespeare q:en:William Shakespeare Title  "Off, off, you lendings–Come unbutton here" (Shakespeare, King Lear, Act 3, Scene 4) Object type Print; Prints Description  In one of a series of engravings Boydell published to reproduce paintings displayed in the Shakespe...more

  • What does Kim want from a second meeting with Trump? Bruce Bechtol @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: A convoy takes Chinese and North Korean POWs to Inchon, Korea, on their journey to freedom during Operation Comeback. A military band welcomes them. (U.S. Air Force photo)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What does Kim want from a second meeting with Trump? Bruce Bechtol @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast "North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability&qu...more

  • North Korea chemical weapons sales to Syria. Bruce Bechtol @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Air War in Korea--An American GI questions a North Korean laborer on bomb damage inflicted on the Chinnampo smelter plant by B-29 Superforts of the U.S. Far East Air Forces Bomber Command. Workers said the plant was completely knocked out. A total of 248 tons of bombs plastered the target during August, 1950. AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM#: 78223 AC Date  Source http://www.defenseimagery.mil/imageRetrieve.action?guid=f6cbbec2dfdee6cae90a8c8208167dbce4053898&t=2 Author Unkn...more

  • North Korea missile provocations as advertisement to its customers. Bruce Bechtol @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A B-29 Superfortress bomber dropping its bombs ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow North Korea missile provocations as advertisement to its customers. Bruce Bechtol @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast "North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability" by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.  https://www.amazon.com/Korean-Military-Proliferation-Middle-Africa/dp/0813175887...more

  • North Korea gun-running to Egypt, Uganda, Eritrea, and sub-Saharan Africa: Bruce Bechtol. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Identifier: livingstonesstan00jone (find matches) Title: Livingstone's and Stanley's travels in Africa also, the adventures of Mungo Parke, Clapperton, DuChaillu, Baker and other famous explorers, in the land of the palm and the gorilla Year: 1900 (1900s) Authors: Jones, Charles H Subjects: Missions Publisher: New York : Hurst Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Cata...more

  • Andrew Gillum of Florida speaks against the US Embassy in Jerusalem and speaks in defense of Hamas rockets. @AaronKleinShow @BreitbartNews

    Sep 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Ponce De Leon, St. Augustine, Florida date_range Date 01/01/1902 person Contributors Detroit Photographic Co. collections In Collections United States. Photochrome prints, 1890s United States. Photochrome prints, 1890s place Location Saint Augustine Beach (Fla.), -81.26528, 29.85056 create Source Library of Congress link Link http://www.loc.gov/ copyright Rights advisory Public Domain Explore:  ponce de leon ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact htt...more

  • "It is time." The end in Afghanistan. @KounalakisM

    Sep 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Photograph of Afghan policemen sporting long-barelled rifles, taken in Kabul, Afghanistan, by John Burke, 1879-80. Burke accompanied the British army into Afghanistan in 1878 and worked steadily in the hostile environment of Afghanistan and the North West Frontier Province, recording military and topographical scenes as well as the peoples of the country during the Second Afghan War (1878-80). Burke also photographed many darbars or meetings that took place between British combat...more

  • Gavin Newsom and Sacramento guiding the Progressives to naming the official state sport as Surfing. @HooverWhalen @HooverInst

    Sep 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:File:Attempting to launch a boat in the surf at Nome, Alaska, ca ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Gavin Newsom and Sacramento guiding the Progressives to naming the official state sport as Surfing. @HooverWhalen @HooverInst https://www.sacbee.com/opinion/op-ed/bill-whalen/article217881440.html https://www.hoover.org/research/will-corporate-california-go-way-quotas https://www.hoover.org/research/blue-wa...more

  • "The key to their definition was that any planet that exists has got to "clear its orbit of other objects, which is an absurd statement..."" Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:nglish: PIA19873: Flying Past Pluto (Animation) IMAGE: http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA19873 https://blogs.nasa.gov/pluto/2015/08/28/to-pluto-and-beyond-animating-new-horizons-flight-through-the-pluto-system/ ANIMATION: http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/archive/PIA19873FLYTHROUGHANIMATION_V5.mp4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ds_OlZnV9qk This dramatic view of the Pluto system is as NASA's New Horizons spacecraft saw it in July 2015. The animation, made with...more

  • "ISRO (India Space Agency) had event in which they revealed their flight suit..." Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 13 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Dr. Vikram A. Sarabhai, (left) Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and head of India's Department of Atomic Energy and Dr. Thomas O. Paine, NASA Administrator, sign an agreement to cooperate in an unprecedented experiment using a space satellite to bring instructional television programs to some 5,000 Indian villages. The Applications Technology Satellite 6 (ATS 6)satellite launched May 30, 1974, became available to the ISRO for one year on August 1, 197...more

  • Tax relief was important on both supply and demand sides, but esp Trump’s promise not to issue unpredictable regs. People converting to full-time jobs with benefits, which is hugely important if you have children. — Sen Jim Talent of Missouri

    Sep 12 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Post card: Missouri New Capitol Building, river view, Jefferson City, Mo. .. Senator Jim Talent of Missouri, in re: The man from Missouri speaks facts. Missouri is an agricultural and manufacturing state with a good tourism component. We have upward pressure on wages – we’re sharing in the general prosperity. Tax relief was important on both the supply and the demand sides, but especially Tru...more

  • Are we safe? Not within acceptable risk, but more than 17 years ago. Trump broke the defense sequester and is rebuilding the military. We’re opposing enemies and supporting friends in the Middle East; the major prize there is Iraq. — Sen Jim Talent

    Sep 12 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow .. Image: “The major prize in that area is Iraq: the first thing is to get back into Iraq and add those partners.” Here, a suggested reconstruction of the appearance of a Sumerian ziggurat, probably from the Early Bronze Age (21st century BCE). Mesopotamia’s ancient and astonishing history adds context to the incalculable value of todays Iraq. Senator Jim Talent of Missouri, anent the questio...more

  • Russiagate George Papadopolous starts talking about Alexander Downer. @Chuckrossdc @dailycaller

    Sep 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Ivy Market Grill, Henrietta Street, London ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Russiagate George Papadopolous starts talking about Alexander Downer. @Chuckrossdc @dailycaller https://dailycaller.com/2018/09/11/donald-trump-jr-mueller-good-morning-america/

  • What's in the unredacted FISA warrant application & What was the Strzok and Page "media leak strategy?" @AndrewCMcCarthy

    Sep 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:on  Director Hoover receives the National Security Medal from President Dwight Eisenhower on May 27, 1955, as then-Vice President Richard Nixon and others look on. Date 27 May 1955 Source https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/the-hoover-legacy-40-years-after-part-4 Author FBI.gov ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What's in the unredacted FISA warrant application & What was the Strzok and Page "med...more

  • Uncovering a secret private government built by Democratic presidential candidates and rich men. @Chris_C_Horner @CEI

    Sep 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoMeet John Doe (1941)  Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan, Spring Byington, James Gleason, Gene Lockhart, Rod La Rocque, and Regis Toomey. Directed by Frank Capra.: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Uncovering a secret private government built by Democratic presidential candidates and rich men.  @ChrisCHorner @CEI https://cei.org/content/cei-report-details-scheme-privately-funding...more

  • 'We're in a capital goods boom....And I don't see why that has to stop..." @Larry_Kudlow Director, National Economic Council

    Sep 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVA-42) at the New York Naval Shipyard. The overhaul lasted from 20 September to 16 December 1960. Date 1960 Source U.S. Navy photo [1] from the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVA-42) 1961 cruise book available at Navysite.de Author USN ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 'We're in a capital goods boom....And I don't see why that has to stop.....more

  • “New York’s economy is booming. Mayor Bloomberg brought tech to New York for the first time & in record time he created a high-end tech university on Roosevelt Island. Our economy is humming in fashion, finance, tech.” — Liz Peek, The Hill

    Sep 12 2018

    . http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: Oscar de la Renta's shop in Manhattan - possibly the most expensive boutique in the country.  .. Elizabeth Peek, Fox News and The Hill, anent the fact that we now have 201,000 new jobs; and finally, after a decade of desuetude, wage growth is accelerating. The NFIB reports an all-time record in small-business optimism – investments in plants, hiring new people. Consumers are f...more

  • The Boom: "Not only are wages accelerating...but people are trading up to better jobs..." @LizPeek @FNC

    Sep 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoUS 25 (Gratiot Avenue) in Detroit in 1941: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Boom: "Not only are wages accelerating...but people are trading up to better jobs..."  @LizPeek @FNC Liz Peek: Angry Obama still doesn't get it as he hits the Campaign Trail Liz Peek, Fox News, September 10, 2018 President Obama is mighty confused. In a fiery campaign speech at the University of Illinois, the for...more

  • "Donald Trump is going to be on the campaign trail from now until the Elections...." @LizPeek @FNC

    Sep 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Eisenhower presidential campaign in Baltimore, Maryland, September 1952 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Donald Trump is going to be on the campaign trail from now until the Elections...." @LizPeek @FNC

  • "The great wealth of the West is now at an end. Yes, it can be rebuilt, but..." 1 of 2: Sovereignty dislodges Anti-Sovereighty (Globalism) in the 21st Century. Gregory Copley.

    Sep 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: The Temple of Hercules Victor, Rome, built in the mid 2nd century BC, most likely by Lucius Mummius Achaicus, who won the Achaean War .) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The great wealth of the West is now at an end.  Yes, it can be rebuilt, but..."  1 of 2: Sovereignty dislodges Anti-Sovereighty (Globalism) in the 21st Century.  Gregory Copley. Sovereignty in the 21st Century and the Crisis for I...more

  • Hunt for Anonymous: "The places where we should be reading articles by Anonymous from are...places such as North Korea." @Crosett

    Sep 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hunt for Anonymous: "The places where we should be reading articles by Anonymous from are...places such as North Korea."  @Crosett https://pjmedia.com/claudiarosett/a-modest-proposal-for-anonymous/ A Modest Proposal for “Anonymous” By Claudia Rosett As a means of spreading mistrust, confusion and distraction within the Trump administration, last week's N...more

  • "The great wealth of the West is now at an end. Yes, it can be rebuilt, but..." 2 of 2: Sovereignty dislodges Anti-Sovereighty (Globalism) in the 21st Century. Gregory Copley.

    Sep 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Construction on the Flavian Amphitheatre, more commonly known as the Colosseum, began during the reign of Vespasian ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The great wealth of the West is now at an end. Yes, it can be rebuilt, but..."  2 of 2: Sovereignty dislodges Anti-Sovereighty (Globalism) in the 21st Century. Gregory Copley. Sovereignty in the 21st Century and the Crisis for Identity, Cultures, Nat...more

  • US Army rearms for a ground war in Europe. @PappalardoJoe @Popmechanics

    Sep 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoA battery of Katyusha launchers fires at German forces during the Battle of Stalingrad, 6 October 1942: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow US Army rearms for a ground war in Europe. @PappalardoJoe @Popmechanics https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a23062566/us-army-adds-weapons-and-soldiers-to-europes-wwiii-chessboard/?#=

  • Aramco IPO fail, Venezuels petro fail, Turkey lira fail, Brexit unknown. @RealConstable

    Sep 12 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Estación de Servicio Lara, Coro, Estado Falcón, Venezuela) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Aramco IPO fail, Venezuels petro fail, Turkey lira fail, Brexit unknown. @RealConstable https://www.forbes.com/sites/simonconstable/2018/08/31/venezuelas-latest-lurch-into-insanity/#6bc6017d7185

  • Small US firms have been angry for years at lobbyists: Washington’s [kowtowing to megamultinational lobbyists], demand that they either go overseas to mfr or else compete with Chinese-subsidized goods, where they can't possibly win. –Alan Tonelson

    Sep 11 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact   http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Image: Washington lobbyist , Alan Tonelson, an independent consultant who blogs at RealityChek, anent: The just-announced and soon-coming $200 billion of US tariffs on Chinese goods, under Section 301 of 1974; added up, there’ll be tariffs on all Chinese imports into the US. China, being in an economically awkward position, is depending on US political interests, basically waiting for domes...more

  • Vostok 18, from 11-18 Sept, huge Russian military exercise with 300K personnel. China is sending a regiment, incl many General Staff observers; goal is training to protect Asia from an invading force [the US]. -- Gordon Chang, Daily Beast

    Sep 11 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact   http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules    Twitter: @BatchelorShow Image: Arms of Chita Oblast, seat of the Vostok 18 military exercises.  Chita Oblast was a federal subject of Russia (an oblast) in southeast Siberia. Its administrative center was the city of Chita (home of the second-largest Buddhist monastery in Russia). .It had extensive international borders with China and Mongolia and internal borders with Irkutsk and Amur Oblasts, as well as with th...more

  • Hunt for Anonymous: "How they think this doesn't undermine the Republic and the Constitution is galling." @SebGorka @TheHill

    Sep 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Anonymous - Highway Sign image Creative Commons Images Anonymous by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hunt for Anonymous: "How they think this doesn't undermine the Republic and the Constitution is galling."  @SebGorka @TheHill http://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/405783-barack-obama-the-resister-in-chief

  • Iraqis in Basra rise up and burn the hated Iranian consulate & What is to be done? @MichaelPregent @HudsonInstitute

    Sep 11 2018

    https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/09/basra-al-abadi-condemns-unacceptable-iran-consulate-attack-180910153825142.htmlAUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Iraqis in Basra rise up and burn the hated Iranian consulate & What is to be done? @MichaelPregent @HudsonInstitute https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/09/basra-al-abadi-condemns-unacceptable-iran-consulate-attack-180910153825142.html

  • Washington is transfixed by the Woodward and NYT Anonymous show. @DavidMDrucker @WashingtonExaminer @JohnFund @NRO

    Sep 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Washington is transfixed by the Woodward and NYT Anonymous show. @DavidMDrucker @WashingtonExaminer @JohnFund @NRO

  • Did Obama help or hinder the seven CA CDs that Pelosi aims to win? @DavidMDrucker @WashingtoinExaminer @JohnFund @NRO

    Sep 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo37° 46′ 04.81″ N, 122° 28′ 00.83″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap. View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth info Description  English: Newly instated Nancy Pelosi Drive in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, in honor of the city's longtime congresswoman. Date 3 August 2012 Source Own work Author Haha169: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Did Obama help or hinder t...more

  • "Or are they working toward inter-operability?" What is the purpose of Russia's massive war game with the PRC, Vostok '18? @PeterZwack

    Sep 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Or are they working toward inter-operability?" What is the purpose of Russia's massive war game with the PRC, Vostok '18?   @PeterZwack https://nationalinterest.org/feature/russia-and-china’s-growing-military-interaction-surprised-30822 The Russia-Eurasian Fellow at Natl Defense Univ. Senior Army Intel officer in Europe (2006-08) & Afghanistan (08-0...more

  • Afghanistan quagmire equals Syria quagmire equals Vietnam quagmire. @JedBabbin

    Sep 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: U.S. Marines with Company G, 2d Battalion, 7th Marines, direct a concentration of fire at the enemy during Operation Allen Brook Español: Marines de los Estados Unidos con la Compañía G, 2.º Batallón, 7.º de Marines, dirigiendo una concentración de fuego al enemigo durante la Operación Allen Brook. Date 8 May 1968 Source Own work Author U.S. Marines (Official Marine Corps Photo # 371490) (http://www.tecom.usmc.mil/HD/Home_Page.htm) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/co...more

  • Al Qaeda seventeen years after 9/11: "In many ways, a win for the Taliban is a win for Al Qaeda." @ThomasJoscelyn @FDD

    Sep 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld (right) announces the military strikes against al Qaeda terrorist training camps and military installations of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan during a Pentagon press briefing on Oct. 7, 2001. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Richard B. Myers, U.S. Air Force, joined Rumsfeld for the announcement. The carefully targeted actions are designed to disrupt the use of Afghanistan as a base for terrorist operations and to attack the mil...more

  • "Motivating your followers to think in terms of us and the team. It's not me and them…' " Six Essential Elements of Leadership: 3 of 3: Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient by Col. Wesley L. Fox USMC

    Sep 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:An undated photo of a Bell UH-1 "Huey" helicopter landing with soldiers of the 101st Airborne Delta Raiders in the A Shau valley near Hue, Vietnam. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Motivating your followers to think in terms of us and the team. It's not me and them…' " Six Essential Elements of Leadership: 3 of 3: Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient by Col. Wesley L...more

  • "To find the enemy and destroy him. US forces had never been in that part of the A Shau Valley..." " Six Essential Elements of Leadership: 2 of 3: Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient by Col. Wesley L. Fox USMC

    Sep 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Thừa Thiên–Huế Province ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "To find the enemy and destroy him.  US forces had never been in that part of the A Shau Valley..."  " Six Essential Elements of Leadership: 2 of 3: Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient by Col. Wesley L. Fox USMC https://www.amazon.com/Six-Essential-Elements-Leadership-Leatherneck/dp/1612510248/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&...more

  • "The only way we could thaw out our C-rations, in January and February, was to build a wood fire...but then..." Six Essential Elements of Leadership: 1 of 3: Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient by Col. Wesley L. Fox USMC

    Sep 11 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoA column of the US 1st Marine Division move through Chinese lines during their breakout from the Chosin Reservoir.: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The only way we could thaw out our C-rations, in January and February, was to build a wood fire...but then..."  Six Essential Elements of Leadership: 1 of 3: Marine Corps Wisdom of a Medal of Honor Recipient by Col. Wesley L. Fox USMC https://www.amaz...more

  • “A worn-down Carter holed up in the White House desperately trying to solve the Iran hostage crisis in the final hours of his term . . . He failed to articulate a compelling political vision & was unable to hold his party together” — Julian Zelizer

    Sep 10 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules  Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: Two American hostages in the 444-day Iranian hostage crisis.  “Carter was established as governor in still-segregated Georgia, then ran for president: on anticorruption, and as a leader of the New South. He was skilled politically, on energy and on Panama . . . then—stagflation.” Carter rode the post-Watergate wave into office, but running as an outsider was easier than governing as o...more

  • While Carter was fishing, a hissing swamp rabbit made its way on to the canoe; Carter batted it away with a paddle. A lighthearted anecdote became a massive negative PR campaign: “Bunny Goes Bugs: Rabbit Attacks President” —Julian Zelizer

    Sep 10 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules  Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: A swamp rabbit (Sylviligus aquaticus), bane of President Carter’s re-election.   Jimmy Carter: A maverick politician from Georgia who rode the post-Watergate wave into office, but whose term was consumed by economic and international crises A peanut farmer from Georgia, Jimmy Carter rose to national power through mastering the strategy of the maverick politician. As the face of the &q...more

  • "In that respect, Graham Greene, who was outraged by the film ("The Quiet American"), by the alteration of the screenplay..has the last laugh..." Embers of War: 3 of 3: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall.

    Sep 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Viet Minh troops plant their flag over the captured French headquarters.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "In that respect, Graham Greene, who was outraged by the film ("The Quiet American"), by the alteration of the screenplay..has the last laugh..."  Embers of War: 3 of 3: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall. “[Logevall] masterfully present...more

  • "Under the right conditions, Dwight Eisenhower was very ready to go in to try to bail out the French at the time of the Dien-Bien-Phu crisis..." Embers of War: 2 of 3: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall.

    Sep 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: One of the ten French M24 Chaffee light tanks, (supplied by the USA) as seen here, deployed at the battle at Dien Bien Phu.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Under the right conditions, Dwight Eisenhower was very ready to go in to try to bail out the French at the time of the Dien Bien Phu crisis..."  Embers of War: 2 of 3: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam by Fredrik Lo...more

  • "Roosevelt believed down to his bones that colonialism was responsible for much of what had gone wrong in the world..." Embers of War: 1 of 3: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall.

    Sep 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: News Magazine of the Screen, The (1954/05): French battle fiercely at Dien Bien Phu. (De-Interlaced using Richard Rosenman's Smart De-Interlacer plugin for Photoshop)) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Roosevelt believed down to his bones that colonialism was responsible for much of what had gone wrong in the world..."  Embers of War: 1 of 3: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's...more

  • "..but they run into so much trouble in the first half of the race, that they are dead last by the time they are a thousand meters down the course..." " The Boys in the Boat: 3 of 3: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold.... by Daniel James Brown

    Sep 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoPolski: Roger Verey podczas Letnich Igrzysk Olimpijskich w Berlinie w 1936 roku Date 23 June 2013, 12:39:19 Source http://www.audiovis.nac.gov.pl/obraz/191884/fee06cd2257c40502ff425c47a108f8f/ Author Anonymous: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "..but they run into so much trouble in the first half of the race, that they are dead last by the time they are a thousand meters down the course..."  &qu...more

  • "The whole boat begins to feel like one living thing. All crews aspire to that..." The Boys in the Boat: 2 of 3: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. by Daniel James Brown

    Sep 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Magyar: Waldbühne lelátói az 1936. évi nyári olimpiai játékok alatt. Location: Germany, Berlin Tags: Berlin Olympics, Olympics Title: Waldbühne lelátói az 1936. évi nyári olimpiai játékok alatt. Date 1936 Source http://www.fortepan.hu/photo/download/fortepan24768.jpg Author FOTO:Fortepan — ID 16314: Nuvola filesystems folder home.svgInkscape.svgInformation icon.svg Adományozó/Donor: Vass Károly. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedule...more

  • "The rivalry between Cal and Washington was...almost bloody at times... almost Ahab like in this quest for this gold medal." The Boys in the Boat: 1 of 3: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. by Daniel James Brown

    Sep 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Olympic Fire in Berlin, 1936 author: Josef Jindřich Šechtl http://sechtl-vosecek.ucw.cz/cml/dir/berlin193635mm.html Uploaded with approval of inheritors of the copyright Date 19 December 2005 (original upload date) Source No machine-readable source provided. Own work assumed (based on copyright claims). Author No machine-readable author provided. Hubicka~commonswiki assumed (based on copyright claims).) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/sched...more

  • "Is it that they have civilized us, or that we have civilized them?" Citizen Canine: 3 of 3: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs by David Grimm.

    Sep 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A photochrom from the late 19th century showing two peddlers selling milk from a dogcart near Brussels, Belgium ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Is it that they have civilized us, or that we have civilized them?"  Citizen Canine: 3 of 3: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs by David Grimm. "A fascinating account of how our conceptions of dogs and cats are changing - and what the outc...more

  • "You currently have about 2500 dogs in the U.S. military, and a lot of them have been on the front lines..." Citizen Canine: 2 of 3: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs by David Grimm.

    Sep 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Photographer: Jens Hansen Lundager, 1853-1930 Location: Mount Morgan, Queensland, Australia Date: Undated View this image at the State Library of Queensland: http://hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/113081 Information about State Library of Queensland’s collection: http://www.slq.qld.gov.au/resources/picture-queensland You are free to use this image without permission. Please attribute State Library of Queensland. Date 1 January 1925, 00:00:00 Source https://www.flickr.c...more

  • "Dogs have been with us a lot longer than cats. Somewhere between fifteen and thirty thousand years..." Citizen Canine: 1 of 3: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs by David Grimm.

    Sep 10 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English:  Title: All about dogs : a book for doggy people Identifier: allaboutdogsbook00lane (find matches) Year: 1900 (1900s) Authors: Lane, Charles Henry Subjects: Dogs Publisher: London ; New York : J. Lane Contributing Library: Webster Family Library of Veterinary Medicine Digitizing Sponsor: Tufts University ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Dogs have been with us a lot longer than cats.  S...more

  • “DoJ says its desire for investigative secrecy is more important than the president’s capacity to govern. They still won’t tell us what the crime is—that’s ridiculous!” — @AndrewCMcCarthy, @NRO

    Sep 09 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules  Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: The E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse, home to the FISA Court. Among architectural details, note the setbacks and fenestration reminiscent of a federal prison.  Andrew C McCarthy, III, National Review; former Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York (continued)  — Conflict of interest: if a Special Counsel is necessary when the DoJ can't e...more

  • “DoJ argues that requisites for appointing a Special Counsel are merely hortatory, that there’s no limit to how the DOJ may conduct itself.” — @AndrewCMcCarthy, III, National Review @NRO

    Sep 09 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules  Twitter: @BatchelorShow Picture: The Lord High Chancellor of England. “The Law is the true embodiment of everything that's excellent. It has no kind of fault or flaw, and I, my Lords, embody the Law.” --Lord Chancellor, from Iolanthe, by Gilbert & Sullivan. Andy McCarthy explained that Rod Rosenstein, Deputy Attorney Generalm wrote two letters in 2017. Before a Special Counsel can be appointed, AG (here, De...more

  • DoJ argues that requisites for appointing a Special Counsel are merely hortatory, that there’s no limit to how the DOJ may conduct itself.” — Andrew C McCarthy, III, National Review

    Sep 09 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact  http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules  Twitter: @BatchelorShow Picture: The Lord High Chancellor of England. “The Law is the true embodiment of everything that's excellent. It has no kind of fault or flaw, and I, my Lords, embody the Law.” --Lord Chancellor, from Iolanthe, by Gilbert & Sullivan. Andy McCarthy explained that Rod Rosenstein, Deputy Attorney Generalm wrote two letters in 2017. Before a Special Counsel can be appointed, AG (here, De...more

  • Transferring Federal Lands to States: "The hunters are very powerful in the states...you might see better management for hunting..." Robert Nelson @PERCTWEETS,

    Sep 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Original Caption: Ranch lands in the Powder River Basin near Colstrip. Long-range plans call for massive strip-mining of the area and the construction of huge power plants capable of producing 200,000 megawatts of power. The power plants would emit more minute separate particles than New York City and Los Angeles combined, 06/1973 U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-6670 Photographer: Norton, Boyd Subjects: Environmental protection Natural resources Pollution Bil...more

  • Federal Lands: "Because the Westerners are totally committed to this idea that the lands are open, and they're available for recreation..." Robert Nelson @PERCTWEETS,

    Sep 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Today #mypubliclandsroadtrip heads to a birdwatcher’s paradise - the Pariette Wetlands! The largest wetland managed by BLM Utah, Pariette Wetlands is the oasis of the Uinta Basin. It is surrounded by vast miles of harsh, arid desert, yet Pariette Wetlands provide a green, marshy home for wildlife trying to survive in the desert. The 25 man-made ponds at Pariette were created in 1972 to improve waterfowl production and provide seasonal habitat for other riparian species. Common ...more

  • "I remember...President Reagan telling me that Mr. Nixon, with whom he consulted frequently, always gave him excellent advice..." Flight of the Eagle: 6 of 6: The Grand Strategies That Brought America from Colonial Dependence to... by Conrad Black.

    Sep 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Unknown or not provided Record creator President (1981-1989 : Reagan). White House Photographic Office. (1981 - 1989) Title  Photograph of the Four Presidents (Reagan, Carter, Ford, Nixon) toasting in the Blue Room prior to leaving for Egypt and Sadat's Funeral Date 8 October 1981 - 8 October 1981 Current location  Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q1432360  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitt...more

  • "In fairness to LBJ, he finally did get rid of Westmoreland..but it was too late...." Flight of the Eagle: 6 of 6: The Grand Strategies That Brought America from Colonial Dependence to World Leadership by Conrad Black.

    Sep 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: President Lyndon B. Johnson with Gen. Westmoreland in South Vietnam, Dec. 1967 Date December 1967 Source LBJ Museum & Library http://lbjlibrary.org/collections/photo-archive/photolab-detail.html?id=1311 Author  Yoichi Okamoto (1915–1985) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q8054507 Permission (Reusing this file)  Public Domain: This image is in the public domain and may be used free of charge without permissions or fees. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://Jo...more

  • "(Ike) was a bit duplicitous, and Truman was not duplicitous. He was a very straight-forward, plain-talking man…" Flight of the Eagle: 4 of 6: The Grand Strategies That Brought America from Colonial Dependence to World Leadership by Conrad Black.

    Sep 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Unknown or not provided Record creator National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. Harry S. Truman Library. (04/01/1985 - ) Title Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower chats with President Harry S. Truman at an airfield in Brussels, Belgium where the President is waiting to fly to Berlin to begin the Potsdam Conference. Ambassador to Belgium Charles Sawyer is at left. Secretary of State James Byrnes is at far right. Date 15 July 1945 Current location...more

  • Pacific Watch: Delta Fire, Disney Land trouble, Millennium Tower risks, Oroville Dam costs. @JeffBliss1.

    Sep 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Pacific Watch: Delta Fire, Disney Land trouble, Millennium Tower risks, Oroville Dam costs.  @JeffBliss1. http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-delta-fire-20180908-story.html

  • Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway: "Take the people out, keep the communication capacity, and add modules as you need them..." PappalardoJoe @PopMech

    Sep 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway: "Take the people out, keep the communication capacity, and add modules as you need them..." PappalardoJoe @PopMech ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway: "Take the people out, keep the communication capacity, and add modules as you need them..." PappalardoJoe @PopMech https://www.popularmechanics.com/space/moon-mars/a22997067/l...more

  • New Socialism: 2 of 2: "When people start talking about "the boss," what they mean is that you've got no other place you can go..." @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Sep 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Socialist campaign poster from the 1912 presidential campaign, featuring Eugene V. Debs and vice presidential candidate Emil Seidel ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow New Socialism: 2 of 2: "When people start talking about "the boss," what they mean is that you've got no other place you can go..."  @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst https://www.hoover.org/research/intellectual-poverty-new...more

  • New Socialism: 1 of 2: "The entitlements they want to create are those that essentially give you everything for free without any discussion of the correlative taxes..." @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst

    Sep 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Socialists in Union Square, New York City on May 1, 1912 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow New Socialism: 1 of 2: "The entitlements they want to create are those that essentially give you everything for free without any discussion of the correlative taxes..."  @RichardAEpstein @HooverInst https://www.hoover.org/research/intellectual-poverty-new-socialists?utmsource=hdr&utmmedium=email&ut...more

  • Good news from Curiosity on Vera Rubin Ridge. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Soyuz programı kapsamında 1 Ekim 2005'te fırlatılan ve 8 Nisan 2006'da görevini tamamlayan Soyuz TMA-7. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Good news from Curiosity on Vera Rubin Ridge. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com http://behindtheblack.com/?s=vera+rubin+ridge

  • Fresh and severe doubts about Roscosmos quality control & What is to be done? Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 09 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Communists pave the way to the stars. The Soviet miniature sheet of 1964 displaying six historical firsts of the Soviet space program ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShowity control. Fresh and severe doubts about Roscosmos quality control   & What is to be done? Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com http://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/roscosmos-re-inspecting-all-progress-soyuz-ca...more

  • By pushing everything to an open battle, through the agonizing confrontation that will ensue it’ll push everything over the edge. We’ll find ourselves in a much bigger [fight] than we expect. —Michael E Vlahos, Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

    Sep 08 2018

    Photo: Gonzales Coques (1614–1684) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q1537311 Title English: The Execution of Charles I of England Object type painting Date 17th century Medium oil on canvas Dimensions Height: 137 cm (53.9 in); Width: 215 cm (84.6 in) Current location Musée de Picardie Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q3107709 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow By pushing everything to an open battle, through the agonizing confrontation...more

  • “The overthrow of a head of state is usually much more than replacing one leader with another; it's a way of delegitimizing the constitutional process.” — Michael E Vlahos, Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis

    Sep 08 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Photo: Refugees in South Sudan, one of many places where civil war has turned out disastrously “The overthrow of a head of state is usually much more than replacing one leader with another; it's a way of delegitimizing the constitutional process.” — Michael E Vlahos, Johns Hopkins @JHUWorldCrisis Here in the US these days, half the populati0n believes the president needs to be replaced wh...more

  • Passengers on Emirates who fell ill on the flight to New York: from the current hajj? Flu? If you're within two seats laterally or two rows from someone coughing, you have an 80% likelihood of being infected. @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch

    Sep 08 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Image: Your new personal guest on a long flight: influenza virus Passengers on Emirates who fell ill on the flight to New York: from the current hajj? Flu? If you're within two seats laterally or two rows from someone coughing, you have an 80% likelihood of being infected. @HenryIMiller @PacificResearch The hajj is attended by many pilgrims from the Southern Hemisphere, where it's flu...more

  • "Pro- and anti-Trumpits are [critical] in the upcoming primaries and elections, even though his name isn’t on the ballot." — @DanHenninger, @WSJOpinion, Wonder Land

    Sep 08 2018

    Photo: A general election ballot, listing the presidential and vice presidential candidates. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Pro- and anti-Trumpits are [critical] in the upcoming primaries and elections, even though his name isn’t on the ballot." — @DanHenninger, @WSJOpinion, Wonder Land In marginal districts, electoral victory for Trump will require more than the one-third pro-Trumpits now counted. Among the unc...more

  • “Anyone from any intell agency could have written the anonymous op-ed in the NYT” to undermine Trump in the upcoming primaries. —Liz Peek. Chinese “little distractions” (Tibet, economics) keep public focus off the point: illegitimacy of the regime.

    Sep 08 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow .. Elizabeth Peek, Fox and The Hill: A lot of Obama holdovers in the 18 intelligence agencies. Anyone from any one of these could have written the anonymous op-ed in the New York Times. It came out in good time to undermine Pres Trump in the upcoming primaries. He scares the daylights out of Democrats, who are determined to bring him down.

  • “Today’s economic report is so positive, in a long string of positives, that it’s boring.” [Tired of winning yet?] Comprehensive jobless rate counts everyone who says he wants a job; at 7%, is lowest it's ever been. –Michael Farren, Mercatus Center

    Sep 08 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Image: WPA poster promoting the benefits of employment .. When Good Economic News Becomes Boring: The August 2018 Jobs Report, by Michael Farren, Research Fellow, Study of American Capitalism @MichaelDFarren The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the August national jobs statistics this morning, continuing a long trend in positive reports. Unemployment remains low, job growth remains ...more

  • "The point I make in the book is the whole concept is wrong, the entire operation..." September Hope: 3 of 3: The American Side of a Bridge Too Far by John C. McManus.

    Sep 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Cromwell tanks of 2nd Welsh Guards crossing the bridge at Nijmegen in Holland during Operation 'Market Garden', 21 September 1944. Cromwell tanks of 2nd Welsh Guards crossing the bridge at Nijmegen, 21 September 1944. Date 21 November 1944 Source http://media.iwm.org.uk/iwm/mediaLib//45/media-45492/large.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The point I make in the book is the whole ...more

  • "They (the Americans) did have a commitment to fighting for the Dutch..." September Hope: 2 of 3: The American Side of a Bridge Too Far by John C. McManus.

    Sep 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: US Army paratroopers are dropped near Grave, Netherlands while livestock graze near gliders that landed earlier. This was the beginning of Operation Market Garden during World War II, which resulted in heavy Allied losses. Nederlands: VS paramilitairen worden gedropt in de buurt van Grave, terwijl het vee graast naast de zweefvliegtuigen die eerder gelandwaren. Dit was het begin van de Operatie Market Garden die resuklteerde in zware verliezen van de geallieerden. Date...more

  • "Montgomery sees it (Operation Market Garden) as a war winner…" September Hope: 1 of 3: The American Side of a Bridge Too Far by John C. McManus.

    Sep 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Operation 'market Garden' (the Battle For Arnhem)- 17 - 25 September 1944 17 September 1944: Six American paratroopers of the First Allied Airborne Army receive a final briefing from their commanding officer before emplaning. Date between 1939 and 1945) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Montgomery sees it (Operation Market Garden) as a war winner…" September Hope: 1 of 3: The Amer...more

  • Anonymous is the Federal workforce, all of it. @MichaelLedeen @FDD

    Sep 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Aerial view of the en:Bureau of Engraving and Printing in en:Washington, D.C. Date 1918) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Anonymous is the Federal workforce, all of it. @MichaelLedeen @FDD https://pjmedia.com/michaelledeen/anonymous-speaks/.

  • Central America Troubles: Guatemala's Morales tells UN vigilantes to clear out. @MaryAnastasiaOG

    Sep 08 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Guatemala Ale_Gonzalez / 9 images ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Central America Troubles: Guatemala's Morales tells UN vigilantes to clear out. @MaryAnastasiaOG https://www.wsj.com/articles/guatemalas-president-defends-democracy-against-the-u-n-1536098714

  • "The study of the Administrative State these days is in large part to study the opinions of Judge Kavanaugh on the D.C. Circuit." @AdamJWjiteDC @HooverInst @GeorgeMasonLaw

    Sep 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The study of the Administrative State these days is in large part to study the opinions of Judge Kavanaugh on the D.C. Circuit."  @AdamJWjiteDC @HooverInst @GeorgeMasonLaw https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-most-dangerous-branch-review-judging-the-judges-1536098871?utmsource=Hoover+Daily+Report&utmcampaign=6668f1ab5a-HDRCOPY01&utmmedium=email&utmterm=0_...more

  • "It turned out the documents had been cleared for release..." Cory Booker stunts at the Kavanaugh hearing. @AdamJWjiteDC @HooverInst @GeorgeMasonLaw

    Sep 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:en:E. Barrett Prettyman United States Court House, which houses U.S. District Court for District of Columbia. Located at 333 Constitution Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "It turned out the documents had been cleared for release..."  Cory Booker stunts at the Kavanaugh hearing. @AdamJWjiteDC @HooverInst @GeorgeMasonLaw https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-most-dangerous-bran...more

  • "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Encampent on the road to Canaan. Malcom Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Sep 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:"Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Encampent on the road to Canaan. Malcom Hoenlein @Confofpres  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Encampent on the road to Canaan. Malcom Hoenlein @Confofpres https://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/MAGAZINE-have-camps-built-by-the-ancient-israelites-migrating-to-canaan-been-fo-1.6432817

  • "Containing Gaza is a reasonable strategic choice." The paradox of violence and containment in the Gaza Strip. @RobSatloff @WashInstitute

    Sep 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Erez Crossing at the northern end of the Gaza Strip. This is the main crossing point for Palestinians of the Gaza Strip wishing to enter Israel. This photo was taken by me in July 2005 and is put into the public domain. --Zero0000 14:28, 25 July 2005 (UTC) Date 25 July 2005 (original upload date) Source Own work) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Containing Gaza is a reasonable strategic choice." ...more

  • Iran's rial collapses to 150,000 per dollar & What is to be done? @Mdubowitz @FDD

    Sep 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:File:100 Rials Iranian Bank Note back.jpg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Iran's rial collapses to 150,000 per dollar & What is to be done? @Mdubowitz @FDD Mark Dubowitz is the chief executive of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), a Washington, D.C.-based nonpartisan policy institute, where he leads projects on Iran, sanctions and nonproliferation. He is an expert on Iran’s nuclear pr...more

  • Jeremy Corbyn a surge of anti-semtisim in European politics, Malcom Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Sep 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:.. JCorbyn addressing London's People's Assembly Demonstration in June 2014) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Jeremy Corbyn a surge of anti-semtisim in European politics, Malcom Hoenlein @Confofpres https://www.businessinsider.com/200-anti-semitism-complaints-against-jeremy-corbyn-left-sitting-in-a-folder-2018-9

  • The disorderly Kavanaugh hearings are the product of ideology, partisanship, and Trump-bashing. Michael McConnell @HooverInst

    Sep 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The disorderly Kavanaugh hearings are the product of ideology,  partisanship, and Trump-bashing. Michael McConnell @HooverInst http://thehill.com/opinion/judiciary/404670-brett-kavanaugh-will-bring-middle-principles-to-our-polarized-nation?utmsource=Hoover+Daily+Report&utmcampaign=6668f1ab5a-HDRCOPY01&utmmedium=email&utmterm=0_21b1edff3c-6668f1ab5a-72527561

  • @JoshuaGreen, @Bloomberg: Jan 2010, Secy Tim Geitner in his fab Treasury ofc; dour abt the federal rescue (“we’ll never get credit for what we’ve done”) where tax dollars bailed out malfeasants who got off scot-free. Backlash led to today’s politics.

    Sep 07 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The political impact of the financial crisis. I submit that Trump wouldn't be president today had there bbeen no backlash against the Obama resolution of he financial crisis. The Wall Street boys, bankers, created the mess; instead of allowing them to pay for their bad deeds, Obama invited them into his office and recued them. Enraged a good deal of the country. . . . Geitner’s concern for m...more

  • Security brief: North Korea, Syria, Russia's Vostok 2018. @SebGorka

    Sep 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoРусский: СКШУ «Восток-2014». День четвертый: действия мотострелкового подразделения в наступлении (о. Сахалин). Date 22 September 2014, 08:03:20 Source http://мультимедиа.минобороны.рф/multimedia/photo/gallery.htm?id=18339@cmsPhotoGallery Author Алексей Ерешко (Alexey Yereshko): ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Security brief: North Korea, Syria, Russia's Vostok 2018. @SebGorka

  • "The fever dreams of those who do not understand and cannot internalize that Hillary Clinton did not become the president..." @SebGorka

    Sep 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoCapricho 43, El sueño de la razón produce monstruos: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The fever dreams of those who do not understand and cannot internalize that Hillary Clinton did not become the president..."  @SebGorka

  • 16th Annual Defender of Life Gala Dinner: "I know there are a lot of wonderful priests in Ireland, but as a whole the scandals really harmed the (Pro-Life) campaign..." Maria McFadden Marfucci, Human Life Foundation.

    Sep 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Lobby card from The Quiet Man (1952). Pictured are John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara. Date 1952 Source source Author Republic Pictures Permission (Reusing this file)  Pre-1978, no mark) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow 16th Annual Defender of Life Gala Dinner: "I know there are a lot of wonderful priests in Ireland, but as a whole the scandals really harmed the (Pro-Life) campaign..."  Ma...more

  • Kavanaugh and the Trump vote. @LaraMBrownPHD @GWU@SalenaZito, @WashingtonExaminer

    Sep 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Trump supporters in Prescott, Arizona wearing shirts with the phrase "I am a Deplorable".) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Kavanaugh and the Trump vote. @LaraMBrownPHD @GWU@SalenaZito, @WashingtonExaminer

  • Shadow-banning and other mysteries of Social Media & What is to be done? @RyanRadia Competitive Enterprise Institute

    Sep 07 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Shadow-banning and other mysteries of Social Media & What is to be done?  @RyanRadia Competitive Enterprise Institute https://cei.org/blog/real-sin-social-media-companies-not-censorship-getting-bed-government

  • Bill Gertz: US China Ec. Review Commission report on China influencing US policies by giving money to US think tanks – millions of dollars from a quasi-military intell entity. The deal is: say nothing negative about China. Seems to be working.

    Sep 06 2018

    http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow China is running a very intensive global campaign against US institutions. The FBI is charged with countering malign foreign influences . . . Photo: The Vice Chairman of Chinese Communist Party Central Military Commission, Zhang You-xia

  • How does Asia see Pence and not Trump at the ASEAN and AIPEC meetings in November? @WalterLohman @Heritage @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoHow does Asia see Pence and not Trump at the ASEAN and AIPEC meetings in November? @WalterLohman @Heritage @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow How does Asia see Pence and not Trump at the ASEAN and AIPEC meetings in November? @WalterLohman @Heritage @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast Walter Lohman, director at the Asian Studies Center at The Heritage Foundation, on this: https://www.blo...more

  • Vostok '18: extremely large Russian war games in Asia, with China and Mongolia participating. Rick Fisher, International Assessment and Strategy Center

    Sep 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Military parade on Red Square. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Vostok '18: extremely large Russian war games in Asia, with China and Mongolia participating. Rick Fisher, International Assessment and Strategy Center

  • North Korea sanctions: "The Trump Administration has essentially lost that precious leverage that it was using in order to carry out this diplomatic initiative." Rebecca @RLHeinrichs @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Japanese marines landing from the Unyo at Yeongjong Island which is near Ganghwa. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow North Korea sanctions: "The Trump Administration has essentially lost that precious leverage that it was using in order to carry out this diplomatic initiative." Rebecca @RLHeinrichs @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • "Threats are most effective before they are actually used." Trump vs Xi in the $200 Billion tariff threat against PRC. @AlanTonelson @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Great buildings facing harbour constructed since 1891 on reclamation. Part of the City of Victoria, Hong Kong, showing east end of reclamation. Date ᠑,᠘᠙᠙.᠐ - ᠑,᠙᠐᠓.᠐ Picture taken between 1899 and 1903. See below: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Threats are most effective before they are actually used." Trump vs Xi in the $200 Billion tariff threat against PRC. @AlanTonelson @GordonGChang @The...more

  • The Long War against the jihadists is closer to the beginning than to the end. @CliffordDMay @FDD

    Sep 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Long War against the jihadists is closer to the beginning than to the end. @CliffordDMay @FDD http://www.defenddemocracy.org/media-hit/may-clifford-d-the-long-war-is-not-getting-shorter/

  • Red China's capital markets are non-transparet and reckless & What is to be done? @JoshRogin @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Sep 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Red China's capital markets are non-transparet and reckless & What is to be done? @JoshRogin @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/its-time-to-end-the-china-hustle-on-us-stock-exchanges/2018/08/30/50137c1a-ac8d-11e8-8a0c-70b618c98d3cstory.html?utmterm=.ed592ee85a7a It’s time to end the ‘China hustle’ on U.S. stock exch...more

  • "The loudest voices in the Senate, in opposition to Kavanaugh, are those who are likely to run against Donald Trump in 2020..." @MonicaCrowley

    Sep 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo Dirksen Building: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The loudest voices in the Senate, in opposition to Kavanaugh, are those who are likely to run against Donald Trump in 2020..."  @MonicaCrowley

  • "If you are an enterprise, you don't produce for profit. You produce for the common good..." What is the Democratic Socialism promoted by Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez? @PaulR_Gregory @HooverInst

    Sep 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: The Strike (1886) by Robert Koehler, often assumed to depict the 1886 strikes in Belgium[1]) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "If you are an enterprise, you don't produce for profit.  You produce for the common good..."  What is the Democratic Socialism promoted by Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez?  @PaulR_Gregory @HooverInst

  • "The leak was not existential or critical in its leakageness..." Quality control fail on ISS.Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Welcoming New Management to Space Station National Laboratory ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The leak was not existential or critical in its leakageness..." Quality control fail on ISS.Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

  • "What is going to happen with Opportunity is contingent upon...the entire planetary probe community..." Oppy's fate and the swarming planetary probes. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Opportunity on Mars ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "What is going to happen with Opportunity is contingent upon...the entire planetary probe community..."  Oppy's fate and the swarming planetary probes. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

  • "And living stands will be at a level that may the present seem austere..." Learning to heart robots. @JohnTamny

    Sep 06 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: R2-D2 and friend) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "And living stands will be at a level that may the present seem austere..."  Learning to heart robots.  @JohnTamny https://www.caymanfinancialreview.com/2018/08/21/robots-will-not-put-us-out-of-work-theyll-cause-us-to-fall-in-love-with-it/

  • "The price of US steel being significantly higher than the price of steel world-wide..." The iron grip of steel executives & What is to be done? @VerodeRugy @MErcatus

    Sep 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:TITLE: Filling moulds with steel, Pittsburg, Pa. CALL NUMBER: LOT 12053-2 [item] [P&P]  Check for an online group record (may link to related items) REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-69680 (b&w film copy neg. of half stereo) No known restrictions on publication. MEDIUM: 1 photographic print on stereo card : stereograph. CREATED/PUBLISHED: c1905. NOTES: Stereo copyrighted by Keystone View Co. No. 6414. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Capt...more

  • "It's not just the sanctions. It's domestic issues..." Wheel barrels of Rials as Iran slips to Venezuela. Behnam ben Talelblu, @FDD.

    Sep 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Tehran Grand Hotel Date 1900s Source http://cafeclassic3.ir/archive/index.php/thread-84.html Author Unknown) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "It's not just the sanctions.  It's domestic issues..."  Wheel barrels of Rials as Iran slips to Venezuela.  Behnam ben Talelblu, @FDD. https://www.voanews.com/a/iran-s-currency-hits-record-low-versus-us-dollar-for-2nd-straight-day/4558310.html

  • "This wave of Republicans...has gone on for a decade, and why? Because Democrats continued to press policies that were not popular..." @LizPeek

    Sep 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Republican National Convention, held in Philadelphia, June, 1900. Date June 19 - 21, 1900 Source Andrews, E. Benjamin. History of the United States, volume V. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. 1912. Author E. Benjamin Andrews ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "This wave of Republicans...has gone on for a decade, and why?  Because Democrats continued to press policies that were not popular...&...more

  • The Democratic Senatorial Caucus Circus comes to the Kavanaugh confirmation hearing. @AdamJWhiteDC @HooverInst

    Sep 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: Dirksen Senate Building room 226 from http://judiciary.senate.gov/information.cfm commons:category:United States Senate Date  Source  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @Batchelorshow The Democratic Senatorial Caucus Circus comes to the Kavanaugh confirmation hearing. @AdamJWhiteDC @HooverInst https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-most-dangerous-branch-review-judging-the-judges-1536098871

  • Kavanaugh and the Ginsberg Rule, the Heller gun right case, and Executive Privilege. @AdamJWhiteDC

    Sep 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Meeting with Bipartisan Senate Leadership on Supreme Court ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Kavanaugh and the Ginsberg Rule, the Heller gun right case, and Executive Privilege. @AdamJWhiteDC https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-most-dangerous-branch-review-judging-the-judges-1536098871

  • "People never tire of a booming economy, nor of rising wages & living standards: drive consumer spending, 2/3 of the US economy; increase in business optimism & spending — elements missing during the Obama years." Liz Peek on the roaring US economy

    Sep 05 2018

    Jolly image: A version of the high life under a booming economy; 1800s, downstairs among the staff. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Liz Peek, The Hill and Fox News, on the roaring economy. Institute of Intl Finance: 'Economy is booming only in some places.' People never tire of a booming economy, nor of rising wages and living standards. These drive consumer optimism and spending, which are two-thirds of the US...more

  • "...with the end of Old Style Communism, that nationalism was what people wanted..." Turkey between two worlds: 2 of 2: NATA and the Kremlin. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Sep 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: The Turkish delegation to the 2nd Maccabiah. Date April 2-7, 1935 Source Israel State Archives / Archive Museum 'Maccabi' / Kfar Maccabiah Author Unknown/Unspecified ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "...with the end of Old Style Communism, that nationalism was what people wanted..."  Turkey between two worlds: 2 of 2:  NATA and the Kremlin. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign ...more

  • "There's no really formal mechanism for expelling a country from NATO..." Turkey between two worlds: 1 of 2: NATA and the Kremlin. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs

    Sep 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Turkey. Ankara. An old parliament building. Bus in front 1935 Date 1935) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "There's no really formal mechanism for expelling a country from NATO..."  Turkey between two worlds: 1 of 2: NATA and the Kremlin. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs "The strategic path along which the US and Turkey are traveling has an element of fatalism about i...more

  • "There're are consequences to being brave, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't act that way…" The PRC's "Little Distraction" game to suppress adversaries: 2 of 2: @IsaacStoneFish

    Sep 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Crowded boat-landing, China, ca.1900-1919 "A crowded boat-landing in a Chinese city, similar to the one a block from our home." Many wooden boats are lined up along a wooden dock with city buildings in the background.; Captions for this set of lantern slides from the papers of Oliver and Jennie Logan, American Presbyterian missionaries in Hunan, were provided by their daughter Elsa. Subject (aat): general views Photographer: Unidentified Filename: IMP-YDS-RG008-358-...more

  • "There are a few Bejing makes examples of. These examples serve as a warning…" The PRC's "Little Distraction" game to suppress adversaries: 1 of 2: @IsaacStoneFish

    Sep 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: File:Xicheng, Beijing, China - panoramio (142).jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "There are a few Bejing makes examples of. These examples serve as a warning…" The PRC's "Little Distraction" game to suppress adversaries: 1 of 2: @IsaacStoneFish "I spent six months investigating China’s influence at American universities, and found a surprising epidemic of self-censorship. P...more

  • "The people of Portland believed that these two men deserved a join funeral, and joint honors, then the should mingle in the earth for eternity..." Knights of the Sea: 2 of 2: The True Story of the Boxer and the Enterprise. by David Hanna

    Sep 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoThe capture of HMS Boxer in 1813 was a sea fight off the coast of Maine in the War of 1812. The United States Navy brig USS Enterprise, commanded by Lieutenant William Burrows, defeated the Royal Navy gun-brig HMS Boxer, led by Master Commandant Samuel Blyth: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The people of Portland believed that these two men deserved a join funeral, and joint honors, then the should min...more

  • "The commander of the Enterprise, William Burrows, was very methodical in ho he approached his adversary…" Knights of the Sea: 1 of 2: The True Story of the Boxer and the Enterprise and the War of 1812. by David Hanna

    Sep 05 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: U.S. en:Schooner ENTERPRIZE Capturing the Tripolitan en:Corsair TRIPOLI, 1 August 1801. From a drawing (circa 1878) by Captain William Bainbridge Hoff, U.S. Navy, in the collection of the Navy department.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The commander of the Enterprise, William Burrows, was very methodical in ho he approached his adversary…" Knights of the Sea: 1 of 2: The True Story of the Boxer ...more

  • "In total about 15 million dollars in fake Confederate cash...it would have accounted for about 3% of the money supply...for a single counterfeiter..." A Counterfeiter's Paradise: 2 of 2: The Wicked Lives and Surprising Adventures of ... by Ben Tarnoff

    Sep 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoUse of this image should give credit to the National Numismatic Collection, National Museum of American History.: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "In total about 15 million dollars in fake Confederate cash...it would have accounted for about 3% of the money supply...for a single (Samuel Upham) counterfeiter..."  A Counterfeiter's Paradise: 2 of 2: The Wicked Lives and Surprising Adventures of ....more

  • "Very early Colonial currency - it dates back to 1690 in Massachusetts -- the engraving is very crude..." A Counterfeiter's Paradise: 1 of 2: The Wicked Lives and Surprising Adventures of Three Early American Moneymakers by Ben Tarnoff

    Sep 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: $1 Colonial currency from the Province of Maryland. Signed by John Clapham and Robert Couden. (Friedberg Colonial ref# MD-55).) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Very early Colonial currency - it dates back to 1690 in Massachusetts -- the engraving is very crude..."  A Counterfeiter's Paradise: 1 of 2: The Wicked Lives and Surprising Adventures of Three Early American Moneymakers by Ben Tarnoff ...more

  • "Some of these U-Boat captains, who were aiming for New York, were very irritated by these guys..." New York at War: 3 of 3: : Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham. by Steven H. Jaffe

    Sep 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:U-505, a type IXC U-boat ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Some of these U-Boat captains, who were aiming for New York, were very irritated by these guys..."  New York at War: 3 of 3: : Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham. by Steven H. Jaffe https://www.amazon.com/New-York-War-Centuries-Intrigue/dp/0465036422/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1536025055&sr=1-1&keyword...more

  • "You literally have the Civl War being fight in the streets..." New York at War: 2 of 3: : Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham. by Steven H. Jaffe

    Sep 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Attack on the Tribune building) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "You literally have the Civl War being fight in the streets..."  New York at War: 2 of 3: : Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham. by Steven H. Jaffe https://www.amazon.com/New-York-War-Centuries-Intrigue/dp/0465036422/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1536025055&sr=1-1&keywords=new+york+at+war+jaffe “Fore...more

  • "Kidd was originally licensed by the British authorities to sail forth as a privateer against the French enemy..." New York at War: 1 of 3: : Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham. by Steven H. Jaffe

    Sep 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Captain Kidd in New York Harbor, in a c. 1920 painting by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Kidd was originally licensed by the British authorities to sail  forth as a privateer against the French enemy..."   New York at War: 1 of 3: : Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham. by Steven H. Jaffe https://www.amazon.com/New-York-War-Centuries-Intrigue/dp/0465...more

  • "So, staying in Skinnervillle would have meant more than just rebuilding his business. It would have meant rebuilding an entire village..." American Phoenix: 3 of 3: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner... by Sarah S. Kilborne

    Sep 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "So, staying in Skinnervillle would have meant more than just rebuilding his business.  It would have meant rebuilding an entire village..."  American Phoenix: 3 of 3: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner... by Sarah S. Kilborne https://www.amazon.com/American-Phoenix-Remarkable-William-Disaster/dp/1451671792/ref=sr1fkmr0_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=153602396...more

  • "Skinner then branched out, to launch his own mill, upriver, in an area where -- there was nothing there..." American Phoenix: 2 of 3: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, A Man Who Turned Disaster Into Destiny by Sarah S. Kilborne

    Sep 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Skinner then branched out, to launch his own mill, upriver, in an area where -- there was nothing there..."  American Phoenix: 2 of 3: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, A Man Who Turned Disaster Into Destiny by Sarah S. Kilborne https://www.amazon.com/American-Phoenix-Remarkable-William-Disaster/dp/1451671792/ref=sr1fkmr0_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1536...more

  • "...May 16, 1874. And he had branched out to having his own wholesale store, downtown, in New York..." American Phoenix: 1 of 3: The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, A Man Who Turned Disaster Into Destiny by Sarah S. Kilborne

    Sep 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "...May 16, 1874.  And he had branched out to having his own wholesale store, downtown, in New York..."  American Phoenix: 1 of 3:  The Remarkable Story of William Skinner, A Man Who Turned Disaster Into Destiny by Sarah S. Kilborne [ https://www.amazon.com/American-Phoenix-Remarkable-William-Disaster/dp/1451671792/ref=sr1fkmr01?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=153602...more

  • "Perry does not feel, at this particular stage, that Eliot is an honorable man..." "Oliver Hazard Perry: 3 of 3: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy" by David Curtis Skaggs

    Sep 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Oliver Hazard PerryIssue of 1894 Other stamps depicting Perry: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Perry does not feel, at this particular stage, that Eliot is an honorable man..."  "Oliver Hazard Perry: 3 of 3: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy" by David Curtis Skaggs https://www.amazon.com/Oliver-Hazard-Perry-Patriotism-Biography/dp/1591147921/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=...more

  • "...an awful of dueling in the early Army and Navy, particularly among junior officers..." " Oliver Hazard Perry: 2 of 3: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy by David Curtis Skaggs

    Sep 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Mural: Battle of Lake Erie, 10 September 1813. (1959) by Charles Robert Patterson and Howard B. French, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. Niagara joins the battle. Detroit and Queen Charlotte at right.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "...an awful of dueling in the early Army and Navy, particularly among junior officers..."  " Oliver Hazard Perry: 2 of 3: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism ...more

  • "But Perry is a commercial captain in the period after the American Revolution..." "Oliver Hazard Perry:1 of 3: Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy" by David Curtis Skaggs

    Sep 04 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Perry's battle flag ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "But Perry is a commercial captain in the period after the American Revolution..."  "Oliver Hazard Perry:1 of 3:  Honor, Courage, and Patriotism in the Early U.S. Navy" by David Curtis Skaggs https://www.amazon.com/Oliver-Hazard-Perry-Patriotism-Biography/dp/1591147921/ref=sr11?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1536023081&sr=1-1...more

  • "People didn't want to believe that a new, even more devastating war was coming up..." "Shanghai 1937: 3 of 3: Stalingrad on the Yangtze" by Peter Harmsen.

    Sep 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Chinese treating casualties from Japanese gas attacks ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "People didn't want to believe that a new, even more devastating war was coming up..."  "Shanghai 1937: 3 of 3: Stalingrad on the Yangtze" by Peter Harmsen. https://www.amazon.com/Shanghai-1937-Stalingrad-Yangtze-2013-04-30/dp/B017WQARQQ/ref=sr12?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1535941699&sr=1-2&am...more

  • "His entire army got bogged down by the rains and the mud..." "Shanghai 1937: 2 of 3: Stalingrad on the Yangtze" by Peter Harmsen.

    Sep 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Japanese troops in the ruins of Shanghai) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "His entire army got bogged down by the rains and the mud..."  "Shanghai 1937: 2 of 3: Stalingrad on the Yangtze" by Peter Harmsen. https://www.amazon.com/Shanghai-1937-Stalingrad-Yangtze-2013-04-30/dp/B017WQARQQ/ref=sr12?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1535941699&sr=1-2&keywords=shanghai+1937 “In the volumino...more

  • "One reason is that it made tactical sense to fight the Japanese in the Shanghai area..." "Shanghai 1937: 1 of 3: Stalingrad on the Yangtze" by Peter Harmsen.

    Sep 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Exterior of Shanghai's Cathay Hotel after an ROC NRA bombing run on August 14, 1937[10][11] ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "One reason is that it made tactical sense to fight the Japanese in the Shanghai area..."  "Shanghai 1937: 1 of 3:  Stalingrad on the Yangtze" by Peter Harmsen. https://www.amazon.com/Shanghai-1937-Stalingrad-Yangtze-2013-04-30/dp/B017WQARQQ/ref=sr12?s=books...more

  • "..and now he brings the brand-new science of PR to the Rockefeller cause..." "More Powerful Than Dynamite: 3 of 3: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York's Year of Anarchy by Thai Jones

    Sep 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Colorado National Guard soldiers entering the strike zone ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "..and now he brings the brand-new science of PR to the Rockefeller cause..."  "More Powerful Than Dynamite: 3 of 3: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York's Year of Anarchy by Thai Jones https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007DD9OSG/ref=dbsadefrwthschvapitaftp1i0](https://www.amazon.com/gp...more

  • "The weight of being the son of the world's wealthiest man..." "More Powerful Than Dynamite: 2 of 3: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York's Year of Anarchy by Thai Jones

    Sep 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:John D. Rockefeller Jr., financier ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The weight of being the son of the world's wealthiest man..."  "More Powerful Than Dynamite: 2 of 3: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York's Year of Anarchy by Thai Jones https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007DD9OSG/ref=dbsadefrwthschvapitaftp1i0](https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007DD9OSG/ref=dbsadefrwt...more

  • "...and he (Mitchel) was going to turn this corrupt 19th Century city into a 20th Century city, run on scientific grounds..." More Powerful Than Dynamite: 1 of 3: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York's Year of Anarchy by Thai Jones

    Sep 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: John Purroy Mitchel and Leonard Wood reviewing the 30th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment on January 20, 1915) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "...and he was going to turn this corrupt 19th Century city into a 20th Century city, run on scientific grounds..."   More Powerful Than Dynamite: 1 of 3: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York's Year of Anarchy by Thai Jones https://www...more

  • "...a lot of people at the time said, No, Roosevelt wasn't any reformer..." "Heir to the Empire City: 3 of 3: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt by Edward P. Kohn

    Sep 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Colonel Roosevelt and the Rough Riders after capturing Kettle Hill along with members of the 3rd Volunteers and the regular Army black 10th Cavalry ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "...a lot of people at the time said, No, Roosevelt wasn't any reformer..."   "Heir to the Empire City: 3 of 3: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt by Edward P. Kohn https://www.amazon.com/Heir-Empire...more

  • ".. something that really troubled Roosevelt. He made a very public stand...against Blaine..." "Heir to the Empire City: 2 of 3: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt" by Edward P. Kohn

    Sep 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: NYC Police Commissioner Roosevelt walks the beat with journalist Jacob Riis in 1894—Illustration from Riis's autobiography.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow ".. something that really troubled Roosevelt. He made a very public stand...against Blaine..." "Heir to the Empire City: 2 of 3: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt" by Edward P. Kohn https://www.amazon.com/Heir-Empire-...more

  • "Samuel Gompers... wanted Roosevelt to champion a bill that would forbid cigar-rolling in the tenements..." "Heir to the Empire City: 1 of 3: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt" by Edward P. Kohn

    Sep 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Roosevelt as NY State Assemblyman, 1883 ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Samuel Gompers... wanted Roosevelt to champion a bill that would forbid cigar-rolling in the tenements..."  "Heir to the Empire City: 1 of 3:  New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt" by Edward P. Kohn https://www.amazon.com/Heir-Empire-City-Theodore-Roosevelt/dp/0465024297/ref=sr16?s=books&ie=UTF8&...more

  • "Southerners saying that, Harriet Beecher Stowe had spread the kindling of anti-slavery feeling in the North..." "Mightier Than the Sword: 2 of 2: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America" by David S. Reynolds.

    Sep 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: "The fugitives are safe in a free land." Illustration by Hammatt Billings for Uncle Tom's Cabin, first edition. The image shows George Harris, Eliza, Harry, and Mrs. Smyth after they escape to freedom.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Southerners saying that, Harriet Beecher Stowe had spread the kindling of anti-slavery feeling in the North..."   "Mightier Than the Sword: 2 of 2...more

  • "They all rebelled against Calvinism. They believed in a loving God, a loving Christ..." "Mightier Than the Sword: 1 of 2: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America" by David S. Reynolds.

    Sep 03 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Little Eva and Uncle Tom by Edwin Longsden Long) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "They all rebelled against Calvinism.  They believed in a loving God, a loving Christ..."  "Mightier Than the Sword: 1 of 2:  Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America" by David S. Reynolds. “Fascinating . . . a lively and perceptive cultural history.” ―Annette Gordon-Reed, The New Yorker In this wid...more

  • "...they want it banned, and they will use the cover of high science..." 2 of 2: The ever higher price of the EPA. Roger Meiners, @PERCTweets

    Sep 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: File:2008-07-11 Air conditioners at UNC-CH.jpg) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "...they want it banned, and they will use the cover of high science..."  2 of 2: The ever  higher price of the EPA. Roger Meiners, @PERCTweets Agencies are required to conduct cost-benefit analysis for regulations estimated to cost more than $100 million. Thankfully, there are hundreds such rules underway, and they fo...more

  • "The justification is largely in terms of what they call the social cost of carbon..." 1 of 2: The ever higher price of the EPA. Roger Meiners, @PERCTweets

    Sep 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ファイル:Microwave ovens, Media Markt, Svagertorp, Malmo.JPG) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The justification is largely in terms of what they call the social cost of carbon..."  1 of 2: The ever higher price of the EPA. Roger Meiners, @PERCTweets Agencies are required to conduct cost-benefit analysis for regulations estimated to cost more than $100 million. Thankfully, there are hundreds such rule...more

  • "They're frankly perplexed by the passion of the Christian Right, the Evangelical Right, the so-called Family Values Right..." "All in the Family: 3 of 3: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s" by Robert O. Self

    Sep 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Jerry Falwell, whose founding of the Moral Majority was a key step in the formation of the "New Christian Right" ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "They're frankly perplexed by the passion of the Christian Right, the Evangelical Right, the so-called Family Values Right..."  "All in the Family: 3 of 3: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s" by Robert O. Self h...more

  • "All of the people who are outside the hall in '68 are inside the hall in '72..." "All in the Family: 2 of 3: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s" by Robert O. Self

    Sep 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Anti-war protests ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "All of the people who are outside the hall in '68 are inside the hall in '72..."  "All in the Family: 2 of 3: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s" by Robert O. Self https://www.amazon.com/All-Family-Realignment-American-Democracy/dp/0809026740 In the 1960s, Lyndon Johnson's Great Society and War on Poverty...more

  • "And all the fierce arguments whether a male citizen's duty is to serve, to go to Vietnam, or, in fact, to protest..." "All in the Family: 1 of 3: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s" by Robert O. Self

    Sep 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:U.S. soldiers searching a village for potential Viet Cong ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "And all the fierce arguments whether a male citizen's duty is to serve, to go to Vietnam, or, in fact, to protest..."  "All in the Family: 1 of 3: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s" by Robert O. Self https://www.amazon.com/All-Family-Realignment-American-Democracy/dp/...more

  • "After the 1960s, a resurgence of Francophone power in Canada, and Wolfe just passed out of style..." "Northern Armageddon: 6 of 6: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the Making of the American Revolution" by D. Peter MacLeod

    Sep 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Death of Montcalm  Marc Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté - Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec Sketch for La Mort de Montcalm by Marc Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Coté (1869 - 1937). Oil on canvas, 1902. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "After the 1960s, a resurgence of Francophone power in Canada, and Wolfe just passed out of style..."  "Northern Armageddon: 6 of 6: The Battle of the Plains of Abrah...more

  • "This is how Highlanders make war. You fire one volley at the enemy, and then charge with your claymores... "Northern Armageddon: 5 of 6: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the Making of the American Revolution" by D. Peter MacLeod

    Sep 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:General Montcalm, mortally wounded on the Plains of Abraham, is taken to Quebec. Watercolour by Louis Bombled (1862–1927) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "This is how Highlanders make war.  You fire one volley at the enemy, and then charge with your claymores... "Northern Armageddon: 5 of 6: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the Making of the American Revolution" by D. Peter MacLeod ht...more

  • "The French have to come off this forty-five foot hill, cross and interval of plain..." "Northern Armageddon: 4 of 6: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the Making of the American Revolution" by D. Peter MacLeod (Author)

    Sep 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Montcalm leading his troops into battle. Watercolour by Charles William Jefferys (1869–1951) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The French have to come off this forty-five foot hill, cross and interval of plain..."  "Northern Armageddon: 4 of 6: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the Making of the American Revolution" by D. Peter MacLeod (Author) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/110...more

  • "So he beat both Democrats and Progressives, combined..." "Coolidge:" 3 of 3: by Amity Shlaes.

    Sep 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "So he beat both Democrats and Progressives, combined..."  "Coolidge:" 3 of 3: by Amity Shlaes. “A marvelous book that is in many respects as subtle and powerful as Coolidge himself. Shlaes’s masterly command of economics, policy, and personal portraiture illustrates the times, talents, character, and courage of the consummate New Englander.” (Mark Hel...more

  • "And yet, because of the violence, because of what he saw, Coolidge fired the policemen..." "Coolidge:" 2 of 3: by Amity Shlaes.

    Sep 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "And yet, because of the violence, because of what he saw, Coolidge fired the policemen..."  "Coolidge:" 2 of 3: by Amity Shlaes. “A marvelous book that is in many respects as subtle and powerful as Coolidge himself. Shlaes’s masterly command of economics, policy, and personal portraiture illustrates the times, talents, character, and courage of the cons...more

  • "Imagine a tiny village, and an incredible struggle for self-sufficiency…" "Coolidge:" 1 of 3: by Amity Shlaes.

    Sep 02 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Imagine a tiny village, and an incredible struggle for self-sufficiency…" "Coolidge:" 1 of 3: by Amity Shlaes. “A marvelous book that is in many respects as subtle and powerful as Coolidge himself. Shlaes’s masterly command of economics, policy, and personal portraiture illustrates the times, talents, character, and courage of the consummate New England...more

  • The U.S. Forest Service: "It used to be they were growing timber. Now, it's protecting timber, and fighting fires..." Fire season came early this year, but the same old confusions continue. Roger Sedjo @PERCtweets

    Sep 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Judith Station, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1905 and is now a rental cabin on the Lewis and Clark National Forest, Judith Ranger District, west of Utica, Montana Date circa 1920 Source Judith Station, ca. 1920 Author Forest Service Northern Region from Missoula, MT, USA ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The U.S. Forest Service: "It used to be they were growing timb...more

  • Jeremy Corbyn's anti-Semitism: "Where are the voices of the Labor Party? Tony Blair, everyone else...? @MichaelRubin71 @AEI Malcom Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Sep 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: President Barack Obama meets with Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition, at Royal Horticultural Halls. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) 日期 2016年4月23日 来源 photo, article context 作者 Pete Souza, Chief Official White House Photographer) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Jeremy Corbyn's anti-Semitism: "Where are the voices of the Labor Party? Tony Blair...more

  • UNWRA: "But then, don't cut out all the funding that actually affect real infrastructure and humanitarian needs..." US said to intend to end its funding for UNWRA. @AmDennisRoss @WashInstitute Malcom Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Sep 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Centrum města Ramalláh, náměstí Al-Manara ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow UNWRA: "But then, don't cut out all the funding that actually affect real infrastructure and humanitarian needs..." US said to intend to end its funding for UNWRA.  @AmDennisRoss @WashInstitute Malcom Hoenlein @Confofpres Ambassador Dennis Ross is counselor and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Ins...more

  • "UNWRA has done the exact opposite. UNWRA has been an enemy to Palestinians..." @HillelNeuer @UNWatch Malcom Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Sep 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:UNRWA logo Date  Source UNRWA Author UNRWA ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "UNWRA has done the exact opposite. UNWRA has been an enemy to Palestinians..." @HillelNeuer @UNWatch Malcom Hoenlein @Confofpres Hillel Neuer is the Executive Director of United Nations Watch, a human rights group based in Geneva, Switzerland. The Tribune de Genève described Neuer as a human rights activist who is “fea...more

  • "...why Israel and perhaps the United States can't hit it, is because it's right adjacent to a Russian S-400..." New Iranian missile factory in Syria. Malcom Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Sep 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: S-400 Triumf air defence system transporter erector launcher Date 13 April 2012, 17:52:28 Source http://vitalykuzmin.net/?q=node/449 Author Vitaly V. Kuzmin) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "...why Israel and perhaps the United States can't hit it, is because it's right adjacent to a Russian S-400..." New Iranian missile factory in Syria. Malcom Hoenlein @Confofpres

  • "He (Churchill) was always very pro-American. He knew American well..." Flight of the Eagle: 3 of 6: The Grand Strategies That Brought America from Colonial Dependence to World Leadership by Conrad Black.

    Sep 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Photograph of Winston Churchill pinning a flower on the lapel of President Harry S. Truman's tuxedo jacket at a dinner in honor of the British leader at the British Embassy in Washington, D. C. Date 8 January 1953) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "He (Churchill) was always very pro-American.  He knew American well..."  Flight of the Eagle: 3 of 6: The Grand Strategies That Brought Ame...more

  • "As Lincoln said, all knew that slavery was the cause of this war..." Flight of the Eagle: 2 of 6: The Grand Strategies That Brought America from Colonial Dependence to World Leadership by Conrad Black.

    Sep 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Abraham Lincoln and George B. McClellan in the general's tent at Antietam, Maryland, October 3, 1862. Date 3 October 1862 Source ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "As Lincoln said, all knew that slavery was the cause of this war..."  Flight of the Eagle: 2 of 6: The Grand Strategies That Brought America from Colonial Dependence to World Leadership by Conrad Black. Like an eagle, Ame...more

  • "He (Franklin) was inspired by the thought that, with the French out of the way, the Americans were much less dependent upon the British..." Flight of the Eagle: 1 of 6:q by Conrad Black.

    Sep 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Hidden within the City of Westminster, nearby Trafalgar Square is 36 Craven Street. Former home to Benjamin Franklin (on of the American Founding Fathers) - who lived here from 1757 - 1775. It is a Grade I listed building. It dates from 1730. Opened as a museum in 2006. I enjoyed my visit here. It has a Historical Experience, where you watch videos on walls, with a woman dressed as Polly Hewson, daughter of Franklin's landlady who becomes a "second daughter" to Fr...more

  • "What you have right now is a clash of regional powers..." The imminent massive firefight in Idlib Province of Syria. @Jschanzer Malcom Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Sep 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:During the offensive, rebel-held towns in the Idlib Governorate, such as Bidama, above, were again hit by Syrian and Russian airstrikes, the first series of airstrikes in the area since the ceasefire attempt from July 2017. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "What you have right now is a clash of regional powers..." The imminent massive firefight in Idlib Province of Syria. @Jschanzer Malcom Hoenlein...more

  • "Mission Control people detected a drop in air pressure... It wasn't enough for them to wake up the crew..." Status of the the leak on ISS. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:File:STS-134 International Space Station after undocking 2.jpg ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Mission Control people detected a drop in air pressure... It wasn't enough for them to wake up the crew..."  Status of the the leak on ISS. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com http://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/update-on-the-leak-on-iss-its-cause-and-repair/

  • New Horizons bound for Ultima Thula rendezvous, 1/1/2019. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com

    Sep 01 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: An annotated overlay of 5 Hubble Space Telescope Wide Field Camera 3 discovery images of 2014 MU69 taken on June 24, 2014. The images were taken at 10-minute intervals. The positions of 2014 MU69 in the 5 images are shown by the green circles.) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow New Horizons bound for Ultima Thula rendezvous, 1/1/2019. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com http://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black...more

  • "..a conglomerate whose name is out of a James Bond Spectre movie, called the International Union of Virtual Media, was identified as having been run by Iran..." Tehran's cyber threat. @SebGorka

    Aug 31 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Description  English: One of the Aston Martin DB5s used in the James Bond Skyfall film. Photographed in the Great Court at Blenheim Palace where it was on display for the premiere of the documentary DB10: Built for Bond.[1] Date 8 November 2015 Source Own work ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "..a conglomerate whose name is out of a James Bond Spectre movie, called the International Union of Virtua...more

  • "The Clintons bought off dirty cops, spies and reporters, and used them to frame their rivals…" The next Russiagate declassification. @LeeSmithDC

    Aug 31 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Hounsditch, bullet marks on interior of front wall) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The Clintons bought off dirty cops, spies and reporters, and used them to frame their rivals…" The next Russiagate declassification. @LeeSmithDC https://www.realclearinvestigations.com/articles/2018/08/27/themethodintrumpsdeclassification_madness.html There's Method in Trump's Slackness on Opening Files ...more

  • "The threat is not removed from North Korea. They're still a 1.1 million man army very close to the DMZ..." US and ROK military lose readiness in Korea. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeastBob Collins.

    Aug 31 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:View of Seoul; circa 1900 Date circa 1900 Source "Highschool Korean Textbook"; Published by en:Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development Author Unknown ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "The threat is not removed from North Korea.  They're still a 1.1 million man army very close to the DMZ..."  US and ROK military lose readiness in Korea. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeastBob C...more

  • "And all of a sudden, he (Xi) looks to be, not globalized, but isolated..." Trump vs Xi. Stephen Yates @YatesDCIA @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Aug 31 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Four men pulling a cart full of wooden boxes, Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China, ca.1900-1919 "Shanghai. Note the young boy in front. In modern-day China there is, of course, far more use of machines; but failing them, man-power is still resorted to." Four men are pulling a heavy load of wooden boxes on a cart.; Captions for this set of lantern slides from the papers of Oliver and Jennie Logan, American Presbyterian missionaries in Hunan, were provided by their daughter El...more

  • Turkey at the crossroads of failed history. @BlaiseMisztal Malcom Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres

    Aug 31 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:No Known Restrictions: Azapkapisi and Galata seen from the Sultan Selim by Ali Riza Bey, ca. 1880-1893 (LOC) ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Turkey at the crossroads of failed history. @BlaiseMisztal Malcom Hoenlein @Confofpres Blaise Misztal is the director of BPC’s national security program. He previously served as the project’s associate director and senior policy analyst. At BPC, Misztal has researched...more

  • Australia Bulletin: Another spill of the Liberal Party & What is to be done? @MaryKissel Peter Gregory. James Bolt. @TheIPA

    Aug 31 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Aerial photo of the South Melbourne cricket ground with a football match in progress. Date 1920–1940 Source http://search.slv.vic.gov.au/primolibrary/libweb/action/dlDisplay.do?vid=MAIN&resetconfig=true&docId=SLV_VOYAGER1684630 Author W. Garrett Sir 1900-1994) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Australia Bulletin: Another spill of the Liberal Party & What is to be done? @MaryKissel Peter...more

  • What happens when the president cancels the 2019 raise for civilian Federal workers? @MaryKissel @FRoseDC

    Aug 31 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:The Capitol and Mall, Washington, D. C.  Collection: A. D. White Architectural Photographs, Cornell University Library Accession Number: 15/5/3090.00602 Title: The Capitol and Mall, Washington, D. C. Photographer: Fairchild Aerial Surveys Photograph date: ca. 1930-ca. 1938 Location: North and Central America: United States; District of Columbia, Washington Materials: gelatin silver print Image: 6.9291 x 9.0551 in.; 17.6 x 23 cm Provenance: Transfer from the College of Ar...more

  • Trolling America with Anti-Vaccine agitprop. @HenryIMiller @MaryKissel

    Aug 31 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Jenner and his two colleagues seeing off three anti-vaccinat Description  Jenner and his two colleagues seeing off three anti-vaccination opponents, the dead are littered at their feet. Coloured etching by I. Cruikshank, 1808. Iconographic Collections Keywords: Edward Jenner; Vaccination; Caricatures as Topic; Thomas Dimsdale; George Rose; Isaac Cruikshank; Disease Transmission, Infectious; Smallpox Vaccine; Immunization; Smallpox) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http...more

  • Pacific Watch: Surfing Meets Gavin Newsom's Streets of San Francisco. @JeffBliss1 @MaryKissel

    Aug 31 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Pacific Watch: Surfing Meets Gavin Newsom's Streets of San Francisco. @JeffBliss1 @MaryKissel https://finance.yahoo.com/video/gavin-newsom-calls-free-healthcare-003130991.html

  • Rethinking the Russiagate Trump Tower Meeting of June 9, 2016. @AaronKleinShow @Breitbart

    Aug 31 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Trump Tower : ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Rethinking the Russiagate Trump Tower Meeting of June 9, 2016. @AaronKleinShow @Breitbart https://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/08/30/email-correspondence-between-clinton-associate-fusion-russians-trump-tower-meeting/

  • Hotel Mars: Searching for Liquid Water on Mars. Jeffrey Plaut, NASA. David Livingston SpaceShow.com

    Aug 31 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Mars' South Pole Ice Deep and Wide) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Hotel Mars: Searching for Liquid Water on Mars. Jeffrey Plaut, NASA. David Livingston SpaceShow.com https://science.jpl.nasa.gov/people/Plaut/ http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/07/liquid-water-spied-deep-below-polar-ice-cap-mars

  • Reopening the Emmett Till hate crime murder of August, 1955: "T. R. M. Howard: Doctor, Entrepreneur, Civil Rights Pioneer" by David T. Beito , Linda Royster Beito , Jerry W. Mitchell

    Aug 31 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Emmett Louis "Bobo" Till (July 25, 1941 – August 28, 1955). He was a fourteen year old African-American from Chicago, Illinois who went to stay for the summer with his uncle, Moses Wright in Money, Mississippi. This is used in the blog article "Tennessee Republicans Yearn for Days of Lore" on Truthmonk blog. Date 29 May 2008, 15:25 Source 14EmmettTillBefore Author Image Editor) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules ...more

  • "Yes, it is this laundry list of fascinating, science-fictional things like..." The DoD goes Future War. @DefTechPat

    Aug 31 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:English: France in 2000 year (XXI century). Future war cars. France, paper card. Automobiles de Guerre. Русский: Карточка серии "Франция в 2000 году" - "Боевые машины". Репродукция публиковалась в журнале "Очевидное и невероятное", 2008 год. Date 1910 Source A reproduction of the early 20th century, scan / Репродукция, скан бумажной версии Author  ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @Batchelo...more

  • "I wonder, who was hurting? How did I need see it?" Tragedy of disgraced priests in North Pittsburgh. @SalenaZito @WashingtonExaminer

    Aug 31 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:Jones and Laughlin steel mills, Pittsburgh, Pa. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "I wonder, who was hurting? How did I need see it?" Tragedy of disgraced priests in North Pittsburgh. @SalenaZito @WashingtonExaminer  https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/op-eds/when-the-beloved-priest-from-your-childhood-turns-out-to-be-a-monster

  • Proto fake news: "Axis Sally: 2 of 2: The American Voice of Nazi Germany" by Richard Lucas.

    Aug 31 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Proto fake news: "Axis Sally: 2 of 2: The American Voice of Nazi Germany" by Richard Lucas. A “fascinating, well-researched account” of Mildred Gillars, the failed actress who turned on her country and became a Nazi propagandist during WWII (Publishers Weekly). One of the most notorious Americans of the twentieth century was a failed Broadway actress turned radio...more

  • "But what they show is that, a year and a half into the Trump presidency, the blue-collar voters are tremendously optimistic..." Working-class Heroes for Trump. @MonicaCrowley @TheHill

    Aug 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: English: Dominion Coal Company's Reserve Mines Colliery, Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia ca 1900 Date circa 1900 Source Print source: Cape Breton at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century, Toronto: Nation Publishing, 1903 Author C. W. Vernon) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "But what they show is that, a year and a half into the Trump presidency, the blue-collar voters are tremendously optimisti...more

  • "It's money-laundering and other crimes going through the US financial system..." Crumbling dialogue North Korea. BruceKlingner, @Heritage @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Aug 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:USAF light bombers destroyed this railroad bridge north of Pyongyang, North Korea. (U.S. ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "It's money-laundering and other crimes going through the US financial system..."  Crumbling dialogue North Korea. BruceKlingner, @Heritage @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

  • "He has to promise these kinds of things, because his only opponents are to his Left...." Modi of India campaigns anti-reform to the Hindi Belt. Sadanand @Dhume @WSJOpinion @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Aug 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "He has to promise these kinds of things, because his only opponents are to his Left...." Modi of India campaigns anti-reform to the Hindi Belt. Sadanand @Dhume @WSJOpinion @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast https://www.wsj.com/articles/modi-abandons-reform-for-populist-nostrums-1535063402?mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiWXpBMllUYzJNRGczWm1OaSIsInQiOiJMNURtU2Zob0ZiQ3M2NjBlQjhDUll3b0V6O...more

  • Congress moves against Red China's ethnic cleansing of the Uyghurs of East Turkestan. Nury Turkel, @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast

    Aug 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (PhotoUyghur king of the Turfan region attended by servants. Mogao Caves, 409, 11th-13th century.: ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow Congress moves against Red China's ethnic cleansing of the Uyghurs of East Turkestan. Nury Turkel, @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast https://www.wsj.com/articles/lawmakers-push-to-sanction-chinese-officials-over-xinjiang-camps-1535554800

  • "Wake-up and protect our space assets..." Losing the Space Arms Race to the Foes. Peter Huessy Geostrategic Analysis.

    Aug 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo:A vision for the future of the US Space Command for 2020: a space-based high-energy laser destroys a terrestrial target ) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Wake-up and protect our space assets..."  Losing the Space Arms Race to the Foes. Peter Huessy Geostrategic Analysis.

  • "Erdogan has already vowed to defy US sanctions on Iran..." Eyes on the upcoming meeting between Putin of Russia, Erdogan or Turkey and Rouhani of Iran..

    Aug 30 2018

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Русский: Заявления для прессы по итогам встречи Президента России Владимира Путина с Президентом Ирана Хасаном Рухани и Президентом Турции Реджепом Тайипом Эрдоганом в Сочи. Переговоры были посвящены проблематике сирийского урегулирования. Date 22 November 2017 Source http://www.kremlin.ru/events/president/news/56153) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Erdogan has already vowed to defy US sanctions on I...more

  • "(Hayabusa) was formed about 4.6 billion years ago, which